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NEW BERN, N. C, FRIDAY, TUNE 27, 1913-SECOND SECTION
HEATH SUM BY
M fceaat Underhlll Says He Thinks
Young Man Lost Life In
SHOT NOT MEANT FOR HEATH.
Underhlll was shooting at Party of
Negroes With Whom He Had
(Special to the Journal).
Kiaston, June 2-'. A few minutes
before 12 o'clock Saturday night
Carlylc Heath, sons of Jesse Heath,
a prominent citizen of this city, was
shot in the abdomen while walking
down Hcrritage . street in company
with a companion. Medical attention
was given the young man but- his
injuries were of such a nature thai
death occurred at '-5 .i'iroelt Sunday
afternoon, -ames UridrrlrilT, a painter,
and the self-confessed slayer of Heath
is now under a bond of one thousand
dollars and Joe Tisdale of New Bern
is under a bond of five hundred dollars
to appear at the next term of Superior
Court as a witness.
The affair has caused a sensation in
ICinston. Heath, who has been employed'
"as a saw filer with the John L. Roper
Lumber Company at New Bern, had
come to Kinston for a visit with his
parents. Saturday night he and a
friend went fora walk. At the time
of the tragedy they had just turned
from Shine strefPpto Herritage. This
section of the city bears an unenviable
reputation and according to the state
ments of Heath's companion they were
endeavoring to get out of it as quickly
Suddenly the reports of four revolver
shots rent the, air. The first struck
a fence near the young men, the second
and fourth evidently went "wild" but
the third struck Mr. Heath in the
abdomen. The wounded man was
rushed to the hospital and all porsiblc
medical aid was given him, but this
Immediately after Heath's death,
capiases were issued for six suspects.
Two of the six had no trouble in prov
ing alibis. Gus Shivers was discharged.
Joe Tisdale and, "Doc." Taylor were
held. The weapon with which the
shooting was done was found in Tay
lor's possession, and the police were
of the opinion that he was the guilty
man. The police had failed to locate
James Underhill, but at midnight last
night he, walked into the office of the
county jail and surrendered.
Underhill told the police that he had
shot at some negroes at the time Heath
was killed and that there was a possi
bility that one of the bullets had struck
Heath. He said that after the shooting
he went into Taylor's store and left
his revolver with Taylor.
The preliminary hearing was held
this afternoon. This was attended by
a large crowd and much interest was
manifested in the proceedings. It de
veloped that Underhill and Tisdale
fad had an altercation with negroes
and that this culminated in the former
shooting af them. The negroes fled
as' soon as Underhill drew his revolver
and Heath received one of the bullets
intended for them. It was shown that
"Doc" Taylor was not implicated in
the affair and he was discharged
if i mex
Daniel C. Roper In Charge of Most
Important Element of the Postal
PROMOTER OF EFFICIENCY.
A Prodigious Worker Does Not
Know What Regular Hours Are
Washington, June 23. In all then
are about 300,000 persons in the
postal service of the Ui.ltcd States.
It takes this enormous force to man
the world's greatest businc s institi ioil,
to collect and deliver the in ill, to ' J
in operation 24 hours every day . nd
seven days every week the m '..it!, y
of the country's benevolent mono ly.
It is, no wonder that Q srt-; alt joi
the Pobtrt)a'.ter-Gcneral foil as ' its
when ncofnet Cabi fc'f fficc 1 as ore
than three. And it is no W nd t hat
the first of these assist.: :f . ' -aid be
plated in charge of the most important
element of any organization the per
sonnel. It is the duty of Daniel C. Roper,
whom Mr. Burleson and the President
picked for First Assistant Postnuo-ter-Gcncral,
to direct the labors of these
300,00!) postal employees. His part
is to promote personal efficiei.cy, to
raise the standard of individt a I service
among the clerks, to get the beat re
su'ltt ot:t of a given n tin her of men;
at work on a ginen job. -
Few generals in any war ever com-!
mantled that many s. -libers. No in-j
dtistrial captain, railroad president or!
merchant Prince ever headed hall j
that many employes.
And Roper couldn't do it, nor could
M30RE PROPERTY SOLD
South Front Street Real Estate
Changed Hands Yesterday.
Yesterday morning at 11 o'clock
the property on South Front street,
opposite the Gaston Hotel and owned
by -L. J. Moore, was sold at public
auction, S. R. Street conducting the
The sale bad been well advertised
and there was quite a large crowd in
attendance. However, the first bid
of $7,000 by' I. H. Smith, colored, was
the only one made and the property
was sold to him.
FIVE DOLLARS REWARD for re
turn or information leading to return
of large bay horse marked by star
in forehead and white hind feet. This
horse broke his halter and was last.
Been between Olympia and "Truitt's
early Monday morning, June 23,
with broken halter around neck. J. B.
Blades Lumber Company, New Bern,
THREE DANCES A WEEK.
(Special to the Journal)
. Beaufort, June 23. Solicitor Charles
L. Abcrnethy, owner and proprietor
of the famous and popular Inlet Inn,
has arranged to have a dance at the
Inn three nights each week during the
summer months. Worth's Orchestra
l!f New Bern are furnishing the music
if the Inn this season and they have a committee in the interest of the
wronged a number of catchy musical j proposed plant have recently inspect-
PLI TO BUILD 1
A COTTON MIL
Prominent and Well Known Bus.
incsa and Professional Men
THE SHARES ARE $100 EACH
Stock Committee Doing Well
Success ojf the Undertaking
Some of thafpromincnt business men
of the citylinade known yesterday
morning the1 fact that in a quiet way
plans had been forming here for the
establishment of a cotton mill. Among
those interested in the enterprise are
J. S. Miller, C. E. Foy, L. H. Cutler,
Jr., Thomas B. Hyman, J. W. Stewart,
T. D. Warren, A. D. Ward, Dr. E.
C. Armstrong. These are successful
business men and their connection
with the cotton mill enterprise is all
the proof necessary that it is in no sense
a hot air proposition.
In a statement issued yesteday
morning the promoters of theproposed
cotton mill have this to say:
"Messrs. Foy and Miller acting as
ims for the dances. The dances
Jal be held on Tuesday, Thursday and
POLICEMAN LILLY RESIGNS.
ed the Kinston cotton mills, both of
which manufacture cotton yarn, as
will be done here if the project goes
through, and have reported favorably
upon the subject, and as soon as the
capital stock has been subscribed,
Doesn't like Might Wo.-k. U SNi new and modern equipment will be
-cr ! ordered, the necessary buildings erect
Act on. ec allf a cotton, factory the dream
, T ... of all New Bernians for generations
Samril Lilly, Wuo two moniii'i r :o- .....
any otner one man, out .or u.e si- . " - - Thc facto
ence of system, i nc posva m-,x o ......... .. . .. .... ........ --.i . , which waR donatcd by Mes8r8.
is systematized down to uie nnmoiesr. " ''" ' r 1
emnlove. The new Administration1 lion on the lecal police font, h is
wanted a man to operate a system a ; handed in his resignation to take cii'c
man who ha 1 been tried out and found. on July 1.
to fit, and in looking the field oyer Since becoinh; am- 'a; .? the
Roper was believed to he exactly , poii v lore Mr. Lit!, oas made an
the kind of man for the place. jefucient officer ami his .vork has bees'
The First Assistant had for years praised. Mr. l it! dtihJtCS the night
been Secretary to the Ways and Means I work, and this was his chief reason
Oamnnttce 1 the lioiisS Thisjsthftjfoc wsiguiag. At pfcseat- V b.s
great committee that makes and r.e- made no plans for the future.
HELPLESS AS BABY
Down ia MM Unable to Work,
and What Helped Her.
Summit Point, W. Va.-Mt. Anna
Belle Emey, of this place, says: "I suf
fered for 15 yean with an awful pain m
my right side, caused irom womaniy
trouble, and doctored lots lor it, but with
out success. 1 Buffered so very much,
that 1 became down In mind, and as holp
le a a babr. I was in the worst kind
of shape. Was unable to oo any wot k
vises the tariff bills, that initiates
all the revenue measures uf the Govc.n
nient. And in making such a tariff
bill as that now pending, for instance
thousands upon thousands of fads
must lie marshaled.
To collect and collate the farts
necessary to guide a Ways and Means
Committee, to arrange them in order
for easy digestion ly the committee
men, to examine and index all the
hundreds of briefs put in by special
pleaders, rebukes ability of the highest
order, ai d this is what Mr. Roper
had demonstrated to the Ways and
Means Committee and many otherj
who had relations with that body.
It happened therefore, that when
Chairman Underwood und his com
mittee associates were asked about
Roper's qualifications they enthusi
astically endorsed him.
This is how the South Carolinian
came to be the second highest postal
authority in the country. He had
come to Washington as the private
VecTctary to the late Senator McLaarin,
of South Carolina. Laiei I o went
I to the Ways and Means Committee
as the minority expert and from there
has gradual! into , the. Poaloffiee
MORE WARM WEATHER.
Temperatures Above the Seasonal
Washington, June 23. The bulletin
if the Weather Bureau for the week
LIVELY TIME IS
PROMISED 10 ALL
NO DULL MOMENTS FOR THE
CROWD AT THE FAIR
GROUNDS, JULY 4.
Mr. Roper is a prodigiou
He does not know what regular horns
are. He tackles a problem, early in the
morning and usually ttays by it. until
he finishes it, whether it is o o'clock
in the evening or 12. Aid when he
makes his report to the Pus tin; tei
General, 99 times Out of 100 it is the
last word on the subject. J. F. B.
in Baltimore suit.
"The pressure distribution over the
North American continent and tiie
adjacent oceans is such aa to iridic; tc
tempera; ares above the Seasonal aver
age the coming week in the Southern
States, the great central valleys and
the plains States, while on the Pacific
slope, and in the legion of the Great
lakes and the middle Atlantic and New
Bngland States, temperatures will be
about normal. A reaction from the
prevailing moderate temperature, to
seasonably warm weather will set in
over the region of the (ire t I.al es,
the Ohio valley and the middle At
lantic and New England States by
Wednesday. The precipitation during
the week will be generally light and
local and, confined principally to the
NortfiernfStates and the Rocky Moun
tain Rc"um'. No important storm is
charted to cross the country the coming
site consisting of 25
s donated by Messrs.
Simmons, Farrior and Bradham and
which is situnted on the Atlantic
Coast Line jiist back of Ghent, has
been accepted and the street railway
will be extended to the factory.
"Mr. J. O. Duval of Weldon, who
has had i considerable experience in
cotton manufacturing, and who spent
-, -ir.il days ttere last week bv invita
tion, ia conference with the leaders of
the project, was so favorably impressed
with the conditions generally, and the
proposed factory particularly that he
has agreed to take .85000. in stock and
to manage the plant upon as low sal
ary basis as possible for the present.
"The committee selling the stock
has mtt with success thus far, They
will make a canvass with the view of
obtaining subscriptions for the full
amount of the capital stock, and they
will appreciate the active support,
finmcially as well as morally, of all
persona having the interest of the com
munity at heart.
' ("he amount of the capital stock
of tr i proposed organization will be
$50, ' 1.1.00 with par value of $100.
per srare. The terms of sale will be
10 p..- cent, down and 5 per cent.
mo"!niy until inc siock is pam ior.
Thi lan of paying for the stock upon
sti -easonable terms will place the
game n the reach of all, and will doubt
lei n -Tit the loyal support of the New
By J. Leon Williams
When anyone mentions the 4th of
July now immediately there flashes
through the mind a picture of a grand
stand crowded with excited people
watching horse races, moto: cycle races,
bicycle races and a great firemen's
tournament. You also think of that
picnic dinner under the shade trees
at Glenburnie park, the place that is
made beautiful by nature, a place
where the cool breezes blow, and where
the sparkling cool spring water comes
bubbling out of cold mother earth.
You may have travelled from "Dan
to Bcersheba" but you have never
seen a more beautiful natural park
than Glenburnie. This park is free
for the use of the public at all times
and hundreds of families will take ad
vantage of the holiday July 4th, by
spending the entire day at Glenburnie
and the Fair grounds.
All boats on July 4th will run from
the foot of Pollock street, and will
begin at 9 o'clock in the morning.
By 12 o'clock the rush will be on,
so go early and avoid the rush.
All boatmen have agreed not to
charge more or less than 15c. each
way so if any one tries to charge more
than 15c. just refuse to pay it and re
port the same to the Fair Association.
ti -:... d f..u :.. I
1 111., v 11-. UCdUUJUl UUU IS lll.lMM
great preparations to take care of
the hot and thirsty for they will have
gallons of ice Cream and many kinds
of cool drinks, pleasing to the palate,
all of which will be served at the
For fear that some one may not
have heard we will again mention
that the price of admission will be only
50c, and 25c. for children under
twelve years of age. No admission
charged for the grand stand.
Ex-Mayor of Virginia City Also
Threatens to Cut Publishers
ASTONISHES BOARD MEETING
Outburst Provoked by Criticism of
Officials for Delaying Action
T. D. Warren left last evening for a
professional visit at Morchead City.
VANCEBORO HAITI NiNGS.
! htsss taldiur Cardul. the womnr's
tonic, and got relief Irom the very Jirsi
dose. By the time I had taken 12 bot
tles, my health was completely restored.
I am now 48 years years old, but feel as
good as 1 did when only 16.
Cardul certainly saved me from losing
my mind, and 1 feel it my duty to speak
in its favor. I wish 1 had some power
over poor, suffering women, and could
make them know the good ft would do
If you suffer from any of the ailments
peculiar to women, It will certainly be
worth your while to give Cardul a trial.
It has been helping weak women for
mora than 50 years, and will help you,
frA..l Viiir rfmairiat spile it. '
Storm Does Damuftc Store of D.
W. Coppufte Blown Down.
Vincent Aslor dd: "It is far bet
ter to have dead grass in "the parks
than dead children in the tenements.
Thereby scoring one'. 'for the play
INJURIES WERE NOT SERIOUS.
Struck By Heavy Timber
Not Badly Hurt.
After making a careful examination
of his injuries the physicians attending
C. R. Hendrix, who was injured Tues
day afternoon at the John L. Roper
Lumber Company's plant in this city
by being struck 'in the abdomen with
a heavy piece of timber, found that he
was not badly hurt.
Mr. Hendrix has been confined
in "Stewart's snaitarium since the acci
dent, but will be discharged from that
Member of Recently Organised
Party Cornea Over To Lok
Around a Bit.
SENT BY LEADER OF PARTY
Plans to Study Sentiment of The
Eastern States As To Jap
anese Land Ownership.
LAYMEN'S MEETING AT
N. M. Farrow, lay leader for the
Bridgcton circuit of the Laymen's
Movement within the Methodist
church, announces a meeting of the
laymen for the circuit for next Sunday,
June 29, at 11 o'clock in the church at
Rhem's. A cordial invitation to every
one in the neighborhood is extended.
Mr. Farrow has obtained the promise
of several active members of the
Laymen's Movement to make ad
SIX SERIOUSLY HURT
WHEN AUTO OVERTURNS
(Special to the Journal).
Vanceboro, N. C. Jur.e. 21. The
wind storm of yesterday did great
damage to the tobacco crop in this
section. A five acre field of John
Lancaster is believed to have been
damaged fully 33 1 (3 per cent., and a
number of others si Pere d nearly as
badly. The wind ti re off the leaves
jwn the store
The Struggle Discourages Many a
Citizen of New Bern
Around all day with an aching back
Can't rct at night;
Enough to make any one "give out.'
Doan's Kidney Fills arc helping
They arc for kidney and backache;
And other kidney ills.
Here is convincing proof of their
J. A. Williams, 203 McDaniel St.,
ICinston, N. C, says: "Doan's Kidney
Pills proved of more benefit to me than
any other remedy I ever used and it
would be impossible for me to say too
much in their praise. 1 bad kidney
trouble for a long time and was caused
Large Touring Car Owned by Prominent Goldsboro
Citizien 'Turned Turtle" Yesterday Afternoon Oc
cupants Hurled Through The Air.
(By Lonft Distance Telephone). her family and two friends, went for
Goldsboro, June 23. Six ladies a ride over the city in Mr. John Bor
were seriously Injured here this den's l.irge touring car. After the
afternoon when an automobile, party had been out for some time
owned ' by John Borden, a very ii was seen that a storm was approach
prominent citizen of this city, ing and the chauffeur was given orders
overturnea wane going up juun 10 mane nasic in geuing ine party
street at a very rapid speed. The back to their homc.
Richmond, Va., June 24. Carlton
McCarthy, former Mayor of Richmond,
gave a sensational turn to the typhoid
fever epidemic controversy to-day,
when at the session of the administra
tive board, of which he is a member,
and which controls the water system
of the city, took the floor on a point
of personal privilege.
He termed an article and an editorial
in yesterday's Times-Dispatch relative
to the board's delay- in acting on the
water question as deliberate lies and
hurled denunciations at the proprietors
and editors of the paper, despite the
efforts of cooler heads among the
members of the board, who sought to
calm him. i
Captain McCarthy said a McNamara
was needed in Richmond to destroy
the newspaper plant owned by the
Bryan estate, and in the heat of his
speech he offered a motion that the
administrative board instruct the City
Engineer to place bichloride of mercury
in the pipes leading to the Laburnum
property, owned by the Bryan estate,
and into the pipes running to the new
10-story building occupied by the
Times-Dispatch. The motion was not
Considered by the board.
Dr. E. C. Levy, chief health officer
of Richmond, recently asserted that the
prevailing typhoid visitation was caused
by city water, the noxious conditions
having arisen when one of the basins
was cleaned out. He recommended
that a bichloride plant be installed to
purify the water and prevent the spread
of the malady.
The board was impressed with the
denial of City Engineer Boiling that
anything was wrong with the water
and, ignoring the recommendations
of the city health officer, ordered Dr.
J. M. Whitfield, City Chemist, to make
an analysis of the water. This delayed
While there have been no deaths
since last week from typhoid, the num
ber of cases increased by four to-day,
making a total of 52. Because the
administrative board went over the
head of Dr. Levy, who is recognized
as the best health officer the city has
ever had, having reduced the death
rate from typhoid two-thirds in six
years, the Times-Dispatch editorially
criticised the board's action, closing
with these words:
The people of Richmond can sub
mit to waste, delay, petty politics,
jealousy and ignorance in money
matters. They will not submit
to the risk of life for any reason
in the world. The life of one child
is worth the whole $25,000 paid
five men to protect the city by
quick and responsive action. If one
death can be traced to this delay,
these men will be crushed by a
savage public opinion and an eternal
remorse. They had best heed the
warning. They are playing with
life. The public demands protection.
Captain McCarthy said the articles
were a stab at him and affected his
wife and children. They might have
been written by men who may be
drunken buzzards or absolutely in
sane, he declared. He added:
1 have written John Stewart Bryan,
president of the Times-Dispatch over
my own signature that if he continues
these assaults he does so at his own
hazard. The State will not be big
enough to hold both of us, and if he
continues to make the assaults I will
cut his throat as I would cut the throat
of a butcher's dog.
What we need is a McNamara and
a quantity of dynamite. No more
patriotic act could be done by any
man than the dynamiting ot tne
New York, June 24. Kjujiru Ok
izaki, member of the Japanese Parli
ament and of the recently formed
Desikai, or Ideal Party, a progressive
party, whose aim is to promote peace
and good feeling between Japan and
the United States, has arrived in this
country for the express purpose of
ascertaining the real feeling in the
eastern part of the United States
toward California's anti-Japanese land
Marquis Katsuri is the leader of
the new party, Mr. Okazaki said, and it
is especially at the Marquis's request
that Mr. Okazaki came on this mission.
He represents in the Japanese Parli-
ment Gifu, a county near Tokio and is
member of the Tokio Cham-
This is his third
He was last here
chauffeur and Mr. Borden's son
miraculously escaped unhurt.
While going up John Street at a rate
of about thirty miles cr more an hour
the chauffeur swerved to one side of
ber of Commerce,
visit to America.
ten years ago.
Mr. Okazaki left Tokio April 17 on
a tour of the world with no thought of
coming here on a mission. In London
he received from the Marquis his re
"Our party is in favor of friendly
relations with the United States,"
said Mr. Okazaki. "We know what
the sentiment toward us is in the West
ern States and I want to learn what
its the sincere sentiment toward us
in the East, not the sentiment of
courtesy. We believe that President
Wilson, Secretary Bryan and the Ameri
can Government and the Eastern States
generally have a very friendly feeling
"In the first place we do not wish
to become citizens of the United States.
We understand that your Supreme
Court has decided that only those of
the Caucasian and African races can
become citizens of your country. As
to the question of land ownership
in the United States that is still, as I
understand it, a matter for diplomacy.
"J ..pan is careful not to send any
immigrants to the United States . We
arc very restrictive in giving out pass
ports. It takes a Japanese a month to
get a passport to come acre.
"1 expect to learn the feeling of
the East with the aid of Japanese
Consuls and the Embassy at Wash
ington, and through conversations with
Secretary Bryan an 1 other officials
of the United States and public and
prominent men. I have letters of in
troduction to many here.
"When Secretary of State Bryan
visited Japan I was a member of the
committee on his reception, and I
hope he will remember me. I do not
know President Wilson personally, but
I hope to meet htm. I shall be three
days in New York, a week in Wash
ington and three days in Chicago.
"I want to assure you that Japan
!not against the United States. War
between Japan and the United States
sounds nonsensical. In the first place,
there is no reason for war. Secondly,
where will Japan get the money for
war? Those newspapers in Japan
that talk of war are insignificant and
not widely read. All we want is to be
treated nicely in the United States."
Mr. Okazaki is a baseball fan. "I
am chairman of baseball in Japan,"
said he. "I love to see Americans
play the game, they play so smart, nice
and closely. I am going to see the
game tomorrow at the Polo Grounds
between the New Yorks and the Brook-lyns."
Then Mr. Okazaki, peace apostle'
drew a very small and costly camera
from his vest pocket and snapped the
oddess of Liberty. He went to
the Hotel McAIpin.
MWkk: flaHhilset Modlelr Oo. UdlM"
aMsary Deel.. Chsasooof. Tm., for ,.V'
one ctu ana pk uw. nw...
i plain wrappsr. P.u. Ill
hutrmltm on W caw I
181 Geo i c
i-h annoyance by frequent desire
s the kidney secretions. There Injured weret
Mrs. B. R. Korneday
The occupants of the machine the road in order to avoid colliding
are residents ot Goldsboro. Those' with a machine coining in the opposite
direction. In doing this the Borden
a box ..f 1 1
iroken, face and both arms badly
I cut. Bruises on body,
fit Mr. Robert Millar, face cut and
I bruised, body badly bruised,
ey Miss Mary Borden, arms sprained
as and contusions on head.
Mies Rowena Borden, Mrs. John
.0 Borden and Miss Elisabeth Borden
is cuts ana onuses
th lean Injury
".in linn HltV
X La Tr"
car struck a chicken coop and imme
diatcly "turned turtle."
So quickly did the accident happen
that the occupants of the machine
had no time to jump from the car
and they were hurled through the sir
with frighfu! force, landing several
feet away from the wrecked machine.
Several hundred persons were on the
scene within a few minute and the
in j i red were rushed to the 1 - j n..l
for treatment. It is not thought that
Court Rule In Favor of Page In
Suit Brought by Moore.
Boston, June. 25. Judge Parmen-
ter of the Municipal Court found
in favor of L. C. Page, a book publisher
and former Vice-President of the Bos
ton Nantional League Baseball team
in a suit brought against him by-
Alexander F. Moore of New York, to
recover on a check for $1,500, given by
Page in settlement of a gambling debt
and payment of which was stopped by
the defendant. Moore admitted that
he sometimes bet on horse races. The
evidence did not satisfy the Court that
Moore was an innocent holder of the
paper snch as to entitle him to main
tain his action.
Yesterday morning, George Woad,
dispatching clerk at the local poet-
office stood an examination which was
recently ordered by the Postoffice
Department. The examination was
conducted by Mr. Elam, of Washing
ton, D. C. and Mr. Wood went through
with flying colors. There are tw
I ispa tailing clerks at the local peat
mce, Mr. Wood and Clarence Crapoa
I he l itter is away on his vacAtiot
it present and will probably stand t
similar examination in Sept Tiber.
The Texas Oil Company is ostab
shing a storage plant on the Not
out hern Railroad just al ove the
hute. Several carloads of teaks, if take
lining and other materi. 1 are being
This Is a prescription prepatfH
Five or six doses will tweak say a