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CAROLINA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 1916.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, $1.00 YEAR
IS OVER 100
I -v""! III,... I I 1
fTYrlKS ZZZZ. WINSTOTV-SATPM nhdtii
i f w n ill D nn n TrTn a
i i .u m - nu rcov h a
ALSO RESULTS IN
PROPERTY DAMAGE OF
TWO MILLION DOLLARS
Villages and Mining
WAre Wholly Or Part-
ly Destroyed. ' ' : -
Krton. W. Vn. Aog. M- '
parties worked desperate- .
L effort to make their way
Creek and Coa Rtver
wB lor twenty auoi i
Ud from . the. Kanawha,.
L devested yesterday ty ;.
Jltiirst which left la its
L death toll of over" 100 .
and a .prerty ipss' of
llllages and mining camps
district were either wholly
kly destroyed whfle many .
felt the effeet.-fof - the
officials of the C . O.
B. today declared It would
east two weeks " efor
could be resumed. Ma. tfra
Creek valley. ' :
I m swatted today from ,
I passengers who were on
an excursion : train - when
marooned near St Albans.
bt wai received last night,
the train had heen aban-.
when the water reached
tot "the coaches. Anoth
er train is also ma
llear the same point.
1-23 Bodies Recovered '.
ton, W. Va., Aug. 10.
bee bodies hare heen re
born the debris carried down
food, which swept the Cabin
Ulejr yesterday. ; ;
parties have penetrated
ktance and meagre reports
pack by couriers 'indicate
loss of life has been heavy.
kriven from their homes to
Italns are returning to find
isges swept away while dis-
lunermg is seen on every
jal train was being, made up
i uiernoon on the C. &. O.
knd wll go as far as the re-
fcas wm pejmlt. From that
p of men vith . provisions
out tne spots where destl
most pronounced. ' :
PXPected the rollof nartVaa
fe entire length "of the val-
peneirate adjoining valleys
UL hfifnrA tnn,n.v
wn Washed Away - -
pan. w. Va, Aug. 10. A
'wueo nere this morning
9 Vallev. a. tnvm nt KM
. In Boone county, at the
oal river, was Washed away
Mr"s storm and 75 of Its
bad lost their lives. :
DRAWN FOR -TWO"4
3 OF COURT IN 8TOKE8
fOT for the fall term' of
Mial and civil courts were
uiooung or the county
'Mrs in Danbury. - The
term convenes on October
18 (Ml n ..
t---.. ram vu uciooer au.
Webb, of Shelby, is sched
r " or now lerms.
P of the Jurors drawn are
b 'w Crtmlr.ifcowrt"'' -
ft,. w- M-Jeal, J.. R.
pWe.J. s. PelUW.K. WU-
C,-.1,.. o, Baker,
Chas. M.: Browder. J.
Vw Martn. J.. T Vernon,
r .uHjn J. A. RtAn. Jlkx
IV!41- J- L'Warner. C. W.
Hold n xv m..... t.
- ""Kian. uro. Bpaln-
f ong, J. T. Tucker, J. M.
""for Civil Court,
BPard, J. TJk Tuttlei Watt
k a ,ieadow.' M. O.-Allen,
va. s. o. watts.
5. p tr, Solomon
I . ,mlni jasper a.
, nrm, A. HUtcn
LtWsnn O n n n
r. A. Hauier, ' A. H.
DEMAND A PROBE
Members of U. S. Senate Dis
cuss Premature News About
Terms of Treaty.
(Washington, Aug.. 10. Investiga
tion of the means by , which a confid
ential copy of the treaty providing for
the purchase Of the nanlah Went Tn.
dies became public was demanded in
cue senate today.
. An abstract of the treaty, published
this morninK, is beliaved to hv hn
made from one of 25 numbered cop
ies sent to the Senate TubbiIav hv th
'-state department with a letter rnn.
ptalnins a request that the terms of
Lthe convention be withheld until the
two governments agreed to promul
gate them. .
"It is hard for me to believe," said
Senator Stone, "that any senator
would give this treaty t othe public
Under the circumstances. Everv ann.
ator has a right to a copy and to go to
the executive clerk and get it. If
any senator did he knows where it, has
cone. It he estxised it to the nuhiin
he did a dishonorable act and should
oe disciplined. .,
Senator Stone declared he thought
the body of the correspondents in the
Senate press gallery would not resort
to dishonorable methods in , the ac
quisition of news. .
"I have no criticism of the corres
pondents," he continued, "but when a
great newspaper comes into posses
sion of a confidential communication
of this kind sent bti the TirAntdnnt tn
the Senate and prints It to the detri
ment of public Interest it is an entire
ly) different . matter. Every senator
and every patriotic American can
have but one opinion of such action."
ENCOUNTERED A STRIKE
A gentleman coming in on the
morning train from Mt. Airy reported
that the delegation leaving here
Wednesday afternoon for Hlllsvllle,
Va., to attend the good roads rally,
encountered a strike In the "Granite
City" upon their arrival there. It
appears that the girl waitresses em
ployed at the Blue Ridge Inn stopped
work as a result of differences arising
"with the management It was at a late
hour that supper was served to the
The gentleman reporting the above
story also stated that before leaving
Mt. Airy this morning a mule team
ran away and broke the njgro driver's
He also learned that a Miss Patter
son died suddenly at her home in the
"Granite City" early this morning.
The Winston-Salem delegation to
Killsville was composed of Messrs. P.
A. Gorrell J. K. Norfleet, J. T. Simp
son, Joe Glenn, George C. Tudor and
P. B. Abbott.
ELECT NEW KEEPER OF
STOKES COUNTY HOME.
At the meeting of the Stokes county
commissioners this week Mr. Jerry P.
Smith, of Walnut Cove, was appointed
keeper of the county homo to succeed
Mr B, L Coleman, the present incum
bent. Mr. Smith's term will begin De
cember 1. " .
twi ...i.iiinncrii nrdered that tne
1 XIO .
ground around the new building at the
. . I. m a m anil ft rl-
county Home do sown m 6'" , .
, ' , .) .nH that the Old
erwise iuijuu". , .
buildings there be sold and removed
from the premises.
WARSHIPS WILL HAVE
- ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS.
New York, Aus- 10. The bat
tleship Nevada will be equipped
with four anti-aircraft guns. The
Pennsylvania will also carry
four of these guns, and tt I. stat
ed that other large warships of
W Atlantic fleet will mount
n. Oklahoma la
these fl"n- ' 7 " i i. the
. now the only such v s el in the
f AV cau'hTavy DAMAGE
Berlin, (via '.i10
' Heavy damage euTalrehl
PK iTO iSSS Taesda,
night! W the official statement of
thfwar office, issued today.
PLUNGES FROM TOWER
TO CROWDED STREET
to death today iu"' Wen.
EAF MARKET SEP
STATE TROOPS IN
WiU Probably Be With Georgia
and South Carolina Men in
El Paso District.
Camp Glenn, Morehead City.. Aug
10. Two more married men were dls
charged today, Privates Logan and
Harper. The department is - not let
ting out any non-commissioned offi
cers on account of marriage, only pri
vates, cooks, musicians and artificers.
Thirteen married men's applica
tions from Gastonia have been grant
ed out of a total so far . of thirty "for
the whole regiment. -
Jhe Newbern chief of police brought
in three deserters this morning. There
are nbt over a dozen altogether in the
First Regiment One man wrote, beg
ging to come back, being out of money.
Colonel Gardner sent transportation.
The first payroll . "went . to : their
heads." They will be leniently dealt
with. , .. " ..;:'-.::
Col. Hunt is going to Wilmington-
and Charlotte o inspect the two engi
neer companies for service. -North
Carolina will .be part of the
ninth division with Georgia and South
Carolina in the 9 Paso district, with
some regular, army brigadier general
in command. . - ,
.Mrs. Jones, accompanied by Mr.
Jones, is visiting her daughter, - Mrs.
Wooten, and son; .Lieutenants Beck.
Musician Weaver asked the blessing
today. ...... .' .
HOME IS REMEMBERED :
BY MRS. JENNIE PAYNE.
Rev. James Green, pastor of the
Rock Springs circuit, writing to the
Christian Advocate, says:
Mrs. Jennie Payne,-a splendid wo
man and loyal member of . ,Rock
Springs circuit,' passed away June 29,
1916. She lived 73 years. For several
years she had been a widow. She had
had marvelous - success Industrially
and financially speaking. In her will
she gave one acre of land in theltoWn
of Denver for burial ground and $1,000
to put an iron fence around it. She
remembered the Oxford Orphanage,
the county home and our. Children's
Home. Each will receive between $2,-
1000 and 13,000.
A DUEL FOR FAIR
A North Carolina Man Was
Game Up to Last Minute
Got His Man. -
Here is an interesting story told by
the Lenoir 'News. It shows the sub
lime courage of a North Carolina man
who was fatally shot, but who died
game and got his man:
Mr. John Lingle, of Hudson, : this
... ... villnri hv John Terrv. one
LVUUk, " . - j - .
of his mill hands, Thursday night at
his saw mill near Junetta, ua., ana in
nit In killlne Terry before
he was able to get away. Mr. Lingle
died three hours after the ! shooting
took place; Terry died instantly.
Mr. Joe Lingle, a brother of the mur
dered man, tne trouDie came aoouv
Mr TJnele had ordered Ter-
ry to leave the camps or stop selling
whisky among toe mou. Al
lowed this order, and according to the
. u. T.inria was forced to throw
Terry out of the office. This occurred
several days neioro mo buwh.
t. i,ft th rmn for several days
and came back and worked a dayi or
two before leaving again. e uiu uoi
ahow up again until Thursday even
ing at 6 o'clock, Mr. Lingle was sit
ting in his office working on some
books when Terry walked- up to the
. h double barrel shot
gun at Mr. Lingle. both loads taking
effect in tne leu siae. a
fired at the same lime ra uw
...h tTisch. After being
shot in this condition Mr. Lingle rusa-
ed through the door ana gmopou i
. ..v h mn tvir from him and
threw it under the house. Then Ter
rv nulled a pistol ana urou i ouu.
striking Mr. Lingle on the upper Up
j hark Into his bead. At
this point Mr. Ungle pulled bis pls-
L . . .knt Into Terrv's
tol ana srw v-
.tomach. Terry broke away and
started to run off when another bul
let from Mr. Llngles pistol struck
Terrv in the back and finished hin.
.le"7-.,- m iJnrle Uved-Uree
hoW an4 toid tta story of th. du.L
WILL OPEN NEXT
MONDAY A. M.
OfflciaUy. the Wlnston-6alem leaf
tobacco market will open for busi
ness again nert Monday morning,
but It is not expected that there will
be anything for the market to do iu
the vay of selling tobacco for sever
al weeks yet ,
Very few of the buyers are ready
to begin (buying and there has been
a . small quantity of tobacco cured
thus far. Several growers are known
to have cured some primings, but not
enough to justify a trip to market
yet awhile. ' . v :-'
- The South Carolina markets are now.
In full swing and reports from those
markets are to the effect that the crop
Is mighty common, but selling at least
five cents higher , than last (, year's
prices. This is Indeed good news, as
delivery by the payment of margins,'
the South Carolina market prices are
generally) a, barometer by which the
year's prices are gauged, although it
is an entirely different tyje of tobac
co as produced in the Piedmont sec
tion. Our growers will nodoubt re
ceive good prices this year for every
thing that has any color to It,
The quality, of the crop In this sec
tion is yet to be determined. The
weather for the next tew weeks will
either make a crop of good or poor
quality. ' At this time the crop is not
up to the average, owing to the ex
Everybody connected with the Win
ston market is very optimistic how
ever, and the concensus of opinion
seems to be that the market is going
to have a good year of it with prices
better than they- were for the 1913
crop. , 'v '
WALKERTOWN CANNINTJ "
CLUB HOLDS MEETING
Walkertown, Aug. 10. Quite an In
teresting meeting of the Walkertown
Canning Club was held at the home of
Mrs. Jesse Young on last Tuesday af
ternoon with Mrs. Toung and Miss
Fern Young as hostesses. ?
The room into which the guests were
taken was made very beautiful and in'
viting with its vases of fragrant sum
mer flowers. '.
A greater part of the business ses
sion was spent in discussing tha fair
exhibit; what they have done and
what they want to do. The girls' work
Is worthy of great praise and displays
the great earnestness and seal with
which they enter into work. A dem
onstratlon was given by Miss Mecum
in commercial canning in glass jars.
At the conclusion of the business
session an ice cream course, consist
ing of cream and cake, was served by
the hostesses. The pleasures of the af
ternoon made each and every one, re
luctant to leave, but as the clock struck
five each one knew she must be
homeward going.' As they did so. each
voted Mrs. Young and Miss Young
among the best of the club's hostesses.
The next meeting of the club will be
held with Miss Bessie Dean at ber
beautiful country home.
THE LATEST DATE
This Suggested by Some Senate
, Leaders As "Outside Time"
STEWART-SH ELTON WEDDING
CELEBRATED IN STOKES.
Danbury, Aug. 10. A marriage that
was a surprise to tne menus 01 uuin
parties took place last Sunday morn
ing when Mr. Willie Stewart, of Dan
bury, and Miss Maggie eneiton, oi
Danbury, Route 1, plighted their troth
at the home of Mr. Jasper Tucker, on
Danbury Route 1. Only a tew friends
of the couple witnessed the ceremony,
which was perlormeu ny aiaer auck
erv 'v .-.
The bride is the attractive daughter
of Mr. Wade Shelton. of Danbury
Route 1, a substantial farmer and good
citizen, while the groom is a hard
working and deserving young farmer
of Danbury. . ' ,
- The young couple are for the present
making their home here with the
mother of the groom, Mrs. J. H. Stew
art. Their many friends wish for them
a long and happy married life.
PICTURES OF TOBACCO FIELDS
TO APPEAR IN "OPEN DOOR"
Walnut Cove," Aug! 10. Mr. W. R.
Reynolds and other members of the
R, J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., of Winston-Salem,
were in town Saturday
en route to the tobacco section north
of here.. They had in their party a
photographer and on their way they
took snapshots of the tobacco fields
of Messrs. Hilary Turtle and Emory
Roth rock about four miles north oi
here, which are said to be among
the most perfeet fields of tobacco in
the country. The photographs will
appear in the next issue of "The Open
Door," the splendid publication being
issued by the Reynolds Company.
Creates a Ssneatlo.
geale, Ala, Aug., 10.-iHugo Black,
special states attorney, Jhls morning
created a sensation byasking thk
court to issue the order for an immed
iate destruction of t09,00O worth of
liquor seised In the Olrard raid the
alleged ownera of which have - not
been njaced under arrest,
Washington, Aug. 10. September
1st is the latest date now suggested
by senate leaders for adjournment of
" The plan as formulated In confer
ences yesterday provides that no im
portant legislations be considered at
the present session except the ship
ping, revenue, employers' liability and
supply bills and conference reports,
with a view to adjournment by the end
of this month, .
It would eliminate' the corrupt prac
tices bill and the bill to enlarge the
Interstate commerce commission.
Decline to Accept Program
- Senate Republicans In conference
today declined to accept the legisla
tive program submitted yesterday by
the Democratic steering committee
with avlew td adjournment before
September l. Those who were in
clined to agree were outvoted by Sen
ator, demanding action on the immi
gration bill. .--,
After two hour deliberation on the
Democratic proposal that no contested
legislation be taken up except the
shipping, revenue, workmen's compen
sation, appropriation bills and con
ference reports the Republican Sen
ate conference adopted a resolution
declaring: v r
The power to control both legisla
tion and adjournment rests with the
Democratic majority In Congress. The
Republican senators reserve the right
to support or oppose any legislation
now pending." -O ,v ''
The compromise program would
have eliminated one measure in which
many progressive Republican sena
tors are much interested, the corrupt
Senate Democrats have already de
termined that the immigration bill
must Jtuunade the unfinished business
when congress meets in December,
Whether the attempt of the Repub
licans today will prolong the session
beyond September 1st ctfuld not be
TABERNACLE CALLS '
DR. YATES OF TEXAS
Raleigh, Aug. 10. Tabernacle Bap
tist church, in conference, unani
mously voted to extend a call to Dr.
G. L. Yates, pastor of the First Bap
tist church of Tyler, Texss,. to suc
ceed Rev. Chas. E. Maddry,who re
cently resigned as pastor of the
A telegram was sent informing Dr,
Yates of the action of the cHurch, but
it is not yet definitely known wheth
er he will accept.
Dr. Yates is a native of Alabama,
a graduate of .Louisville Baptist The
ological Seminary, and before going
to Texas he served for several years
as pastor in Decatur, Alabama. For
six years Dr. Yates has been pastor
of the First Baptist church of Tyler,
Texas, and ,durlng this period the
church , has shown remarkable
growth. A ' church ; membership of
500 has grown to nearly 1.200; a Sun
day school of. 200 has come to have
an average attendance or over 7uu.
These are but some of the outstand
ing features of the work of Dr.
Yates in Tyler.
4,000 OR MORE
Mocksvllle, Aug. 10. It Is estimat
ed that between tour and five thous
and people are here attending the
thirty-eighth annual picnic of the
Masonic order of the state. Two ex
cursion tralna were operated to the
picnic grounds, one ' comma from
Mooresville and the other from Win-
ston-Saiem. The former brought
four hundred people and the latter
about three hundred.
The chief feature of the dav was an
address by Gen. B. S. Royster, of Ox
ford, who was introduced to the
masses by Attorney Jacob Stewart, of
Mocksvllle, and whose talk was an
explanation of the principle of Mas
Another speaker was Leon Cash
auditor of Forsyth county, and him
self a prominent Mason. Mr. Cash
also talked on Masonry.
Later a class from the Masonic
orphanage at Oxford rendered a con
cert consisting of songs, recitations,
'' The Salisbury Cornet band is furn
ishing the music tor the occasion
Clements Grove, which has been
used for the picnic grounds for many
years, is again doing duty today.
They Are Reported to Be Put
suing the Austrian Forces,
Who Are Retreating.
LOSSES BY THE FLOOD
From a private letter received here
it is learned that General Julian S.
Carr, the Durham philanthropist, ar
rived in Morgsnton last Saturday ana
spent severer days in that aection
investigating losses sustained by the
recent floods.Tbe letter states that
General Carr made special inquiry
regarding the Methodist circuit-riders
how they would be affected re
garding salaries as a result of dam
ages sustained by the members of
the respective churches served by
these preachers. ' . -
General Carr went irotn aiorganion
to Marlon and otner points in me
flood sections. It is safe to say that
his purse will be opened for a libera!
contribution to deserving ones wno
suffered losses by the recent heavy
rains. . .'.
W. P. G. HARDING TO
BE BOARD GOVERNOR
Washington, Aug. 10. W. P. G.
Harding, of Birmingham, was deetg
nated today as governor of the fed
eral reserve board to succeed Charles
Hamlin, and Paul Warburg was nam
ed vice governor, to succeed Freder
ick Delano. The designations are tor
one year. . -,f :.; f
FEWER DEATHS FROM
"New York, Aug. 10. Fewer deaths
but little "Tlhange In developments of
the snldemlo of Infantile paralysis
was noted , in today's bulletin of the
During the 24 hours preceding 10
a, m. today the plague killed 38 cnu
dren and 175 new cases were report
ed in this city.
IN NORTH DAKOTA
Grand Forks, N. D., Aug. 10.
Charles E.' Hughes reached here early
today on his western tour. Two
sneeches were on the day's program,
one here this afternoon and one this
evening at Fargo.
News from the Isonso'ftonMn
dlcates that the R&8n army '1s .
rapidly following up the notaBH
suocoss won ny them In the oap-. :
ture of (he Austrian stronghold of
Gortvia with some SQ.O00 prison
ers. Italian troops are reported in
force on the lsonso, pursuing the
retreating Auatrians, whose chief
. seaport of Trieste,, to the south- -
. east, is threatened.
Along the Bomma the Britten. ;
and French are making alow but
steady progress in their thrust
Upward Bapaame and Peronse.
. Last night French troops poshed '
forward, farther la the Hem wood -sector,
where the moat telling -blows
have been struck tn the re
cent fighting. ' , ; . : i
The British pressure Continues
, to be exerted northward from Po
sleres, where they are struggling
to gain complete command of the
ridge overlooking the Bapaume,
They made a new advance last 4 -
. night. :-:.v. -,-,v.,- .-
Another important Russian ad- .
vance in Galtcla ts announced to-.
day. The Russians have pushed
. west of Stanlslau-Kolomea rail-
way lines and cut the Stanslau
Kolomea railway at Kryplln.
This progress brings the Russians
to the southwest of Stanlslau,
- whose evacuation - is , considered -probable.
THE WALNUT COVE SCHOOL
BOND8 SOLD TO CHICAGO FIRM.
At the meeting of the Btokes county
board of education this week the bonds
recently voted by the Walnut Cove
special school district for the purpose
of erecting a new school building, were
sold at par to Messrs. Slaten ft Co.. ef
The data for the opening of the pub
lic schools of the county was fixed tor
October 16th. , s
COMMITTEE IS TO
' IT" 1
Purchase of Danish West Indies
to Be Finally Passed Upon
by Senate Body.
STOKES COUNTY DEMOCRATS
TO HAVE CONVENTION AUG. 24
The Stokes county Democrats con
vention has been called to meet tn
the courthouse at Danbury on Thurs
day, August 24, for the purpose or
nominating candidates for the offices
of sheriff, treasurer- register of
deeds, county commissioners, etc.,
Hon. T. W. Blcaett, candidate ror
Governor of North Carolina, has very
kindly promised to . attend the con
vention and make an address. Solic
itor 8. P. Graves and other promin
ent speakers may be present
REPORT PRICES ON BEEF
r CATTLE SLIGHTLY OFF
Walnut Cove, Aug.10. Messrs. A.
J. Barker and W. R. Stephens, who
are becoming weU known as cattle
dealers, returned from the Winston
Salem market Saturday, reporting
that owing to. the many cattle being
marketed from the flooded districts
in the western part of the State the
prices are somewhat oft
Washington, Aug. 10. the treaty
by which the United States would at
quire the Danish West Indies, re
cently signed by Secretary Lansing
and Danish 'Minister Brun, now Is be
fore the senate foreign relations com
mittee and probably will be consid
ered next week. It became known to
day that the treaty waa sent to the
senate in exeoutive session Tuesday
and referred to the committee. '
' At the request of the Danish for
eign office, the terms of the. conven
tion are to be considered confidential
until both governments agree to have
The fact that 26 million dollars Is
ths consideration to be paid by this
country leaked out some time ago,
however, and in a general way the
nature of the document has been dis
closed. It is understood that in return for
the Islands of St. 'rhomaa, SL Croix,
St. Johns, "adjacent islands and rocks,"
with all public buildings, fortifica
tions, public funds, rights and con
cessions belonging to the Danish gov
ernment, the United States is to pay
the sum of money stipulated within
ninety days after ratification of the
treaty; maintain certain grants, li
censes and concessions granted to the
islands by Denmark and guarantee
the right of Danish citizens resldln
In the territory.
Senator Stone, chairman at the for
eign relatione committee, said con
sideration of the treaty would be ha.
tened and it would be ratified by the
senate before adjournment this ses
sion. He will call the committee to
gether early next week.
T have talked with several Re
publican members of the committe.
who say they favor the treaty and
will vote for it," ssld the senator. "Of
course there is some criticism that
the price paid for the Islands, 36 miF
lion dollars, is too high but when we
are told tbst that Is tha lowest price
Denmark will accept there is nothing
for ns to do but submit-"
FINDS INDIAN SKULL
ON FARM HEAR I
TOWN OF ELKIN
(y a. w. ounro
Blkin, Aug. 10. 43. B. Pexurjfce
eral manager of the SUktn Alleghany-
railroad, has on extrfbtTJoa ta
his rfflce an Interesting ocrlo tahi
form of an Indian skull, found by
himself Tuesday on die Greenwood
farm, two miles east of &Tim. on than
Yadkin river. A mam was xnosefng
in the bottom and Mr. Benny hap
pened along, and knowing; that the
place was known as an old IndlaA ,
burying ground, decided to do some
investigating to the furronra behind
th plow. While folkxsdng in the
furrow Mr. Penny noticed someCUng
round that had been 'turned up by
-the plow and upon investlgatkm die
covered the skull of a man. - FVapther-
lnvestlgatlon disclosed the tact that:
be had discovered an Indian grave,;
because rocks with which the Indiana
always covered their dead wwWound
tn a bed about eighteen Inches-thick.;
Mr. Penny removed tha rocks and'
found all of the skeleton of a man;
with the exception of the feet. The!
bones are In a good state of pceserV
ration, although they have been dts-i
colored by the earth. The teeth werei
all in their places and were perfect--
ljr sound. A local dentist says that!
the mouth of the man contained -a1
tooth on each side more than the,
Americana of today have. The teeth
were considerably worn and showed
that they fitted perfectly even.
All evidences point to the fact that
the skeleton is that of an Indian
chief, because in the-grave-were found
three shelf ehar-ma which, were wonv
only by the chiefs of the tribes. K
tomahawk or a design not usnauy
found in this country was taken out)
of the grave. Mr. Penny dug out the
skeleton with his hands without the
aid of a pick or shovel. He says that
he feels sure the feat are buried a
little deeper than he was able to dig
with bis hands and that he is going
back to try to find them. It is the in
tention of Mr. Penny to mount the
skeleton end place it In a room witU
his already large collection of curios.
A lawn party will be given' at ths
home of Messrs. Edgar and Hursley
Smith, two miles south of Keraersvlllei
on Saturday night. August 12th. rnt
lie cordially Invited.
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wson. . ... .
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