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Lies Gather in Washing.
I, rniiiate Plans for
119 ru j,
l.u.Mn. Auk. 17Measures
L paralysis ere ""cusseo. ;
I., . nnfcrenc called by
Llic Health Service lor
L ta m epidemic of national
nearly all state
Lent today with detailed
I of the spread of tie plague
Lthe country. :- ; -
imposition of new regula-
ho prevent luxi-ava
disease U not the primary
of the conferencebut in
Lg the delegate Secretary
eiDressed the'hope for
1 and state co-operation in
Mn measures and regula- r
jl regulations are of great ,
k and, while' entirely com
tor, coordination of reg-
ki ii needed to avoid unnec-
inconvenlence and still
Mection to the public," said
conferees agreed their flg-
toowed more than 10,000
Is the United States but
uttide of New "York," New
Connecticut and Pennsyl
the situation practically
ti&ct figures from 38 states
B 11,117 cars. Many are re
forms. Few suggestions
littered -regarding the pobsI
fgto. Tbe scientific study
discussed later.. A uniform
bssible federal health cer-
for travel of children in
lies was suggested. Most ,
id thought there was little
itr ot state quarantine
travelers from the East.
following number of cases
be outbreak of the epidem
a reported in the South:
lama, 64; Arkansas, s;
i, 8; Kentucky, IS; Loulsi-
H; North Carolina. 20;
Carolina, 55; Tennessee,
pas, 30; Virginia, 29. ,
Ikei Turn For Better.
York, Aug. 17. The epi-
of Infantile paralysis took
tor the better today, the
omecutive day showing' a
H in deaths and new. cases.
the 24 hours ending at 10
the plague killed 32 chit.
pd 121 were stricken.
p BY HIS WIFE; ;
JIANY SEE TRAGEDY
mem, Mich, Aug. 17. Roy
years old, was'shot and kill
1 wife on a downtown street
W saw the tragedy.
,no was nignt clerk at a lo
tas shot on the street byi
no Bred Ave bullets into
After 8he was arrested,Mrs.
id her husband sought the
ot other women too much.
Insonvllle, Anson county, a
rsisted In going on the lands
Robinson after having been
Robinson brought his gun
nd the negro's condition is
Disturbance Tassing Into Gulf
vi Mexico Damage in 4
Washington. Aue. 17m,-
storm was central this morning in
Yucatan channel and nassW inir. n,
Gulf of Mexico, according to weather
bureau reports., it was of considera
ble intensity and was apparently mov-
utile norm or west.
A storm warn in o- hnliotin i
the bureau stated that it j..
ous for vesels to approach its path.
Heavy property losses and damage
to the banana croprin Jamaica were
caused by the hurricane. The Ameri
can Consul at Kineatnn tnrtav faMnA
"Severe hurricane In .Tn.mW e n
m., August 15. ProDfirtv lnsa
able. Entire banana crop reported ru
imsd. Kingston isolated."
NEWS NOTES REPORTED
FROM SALEM CHAPEL SECTION
Salem Chapel, Aug. 17. Walter
Crews, of Durham, Is visiting at the
home of his uncle, R. S. Crews.
L D. Dalton and J. B. Young and
family spent Bunday in Greensboro.
The many friends of Miss Sarah
Grubbs will be glad to learn that she
has recovered from her recent ill
Nyl. Young, of Greenville, N. C,
spent several days with his family
here the past week.
K. F. Cook, of Boone, has been en
gaged as principal if Salem Chapel
school and M-3g Kate Morris, ot Wal-
kertown, as assistant.
Little Miss Clara Grubbs, who has
been ill with typhoid feer for some
time, is convalescing.
A protracted meeting is in progress
at Stony Point with large crowds in
attendance. The meetings are being
conducted by Mr. Kinnamon, of Wln-
ston-Salem and Rev. Mr. Ruth, ot
, W. H. Marshall , and family are
spending several weeks at . Moore's
Miss Eva Smith, of Kernersville, is
spending the week with her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Young.
Mrs. Tom Solomon, of Winston
Salem, is- visiting relatives here.
Salem Chapel Sunday school will
give a picnic at Mineral springs near
Walnut Cove Saturday, Aug. 19.
- Mr.. James Caffey and family, who
have been visiting relatives here, re
turned to their home in Mt Gllead,
Misses Louise and Luclle Morris
and Hazel Hamlin, of Winston-Salem,
are spending several days at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel John
3. L. Bishop went to Roanoke Mon
day, A very . successful meeting closed
at Salem Chapel church last Friday
night. It was conducted by Rev.
Frank Apple, of Elon College.
Mrs. S. Marshall and daughter,
Miss lona, of Winston-Salem, are
spending some time here with relatives.
Representative From U. S. De
partment'of Agriculture Sent
Here to Give Suggestions on
GIFT OF $50,
Mr. G. V. Branch, of the office, of
markets, of the U. S. depratment of
agriculture, spent .Wednesday after
noon in the city, conferring with Col.
J. L. Ludlow, president of the Board
of Trade, about the market situation
For several months the Board of
Trade has been co-operating in the
effort being made to increase the sup
ply ot farm products for Winston
Salem. Considerable progress ' ha.
been made in persuading the farmers
of this section to set aside a portion
of their farms for trucking, and the
farm garden has been given a big
With the slow, but steady advance
in this work the matter of a central
produce market has forcibly present
ed itself. On account of the narrow
streets of the city it has become ne
cessary to shift the truckers from on
street to another to relieve traffic
congestion, and the effect of frequent
changes Is to chill the interest in truck
To aid in the solution of the prob
lem Col. Ludlow asked the V. S. de
partment of agriculture to send a rep
resentative to Winston-Salem to look
over the situation.
While Mr. Branch - would not make
a recommendation as to the entire
plan to be outlined to promote the in
terests of the truckers and city, he
suggested that the fitting up of a pro
per place for a market center, one
that would be attractive to the house
wives of the community; would en
courage the trucking business in tht
county and adjoining counties, and
greatly aid in providing for the future
growth of the city. It Is a fact that
Winston-Salem sends away each year
thousands Of dollars for vegetables
and fruits that should be produced in
Forsyth county and the money kept
at home.' , r--;i.)-.
Mr. Branoh went over a large part
of the cityi and Inspected the city meat
and fish market, and also studied the
market facilities and conditions gen
erally.. .' . - ' . ;
He will probably submit a report ot
conclusion based upon his observa
tions to President Ludlow within the
next week or ten days.
Mr. Branch left this morning for
Charlotte, and will also visit Raleigh
and Wilmington, and points in 1 South
Carolina before returning to Wash
ington. He has recently made slmT
lar studies and recommendations for
Norfolk, Roanoke, Danville and other
points In Virginia. At Roanoke the
board of trade has launched a move
ment which Is expected to result in
the establishment of a market con
structed along the lines of the larger
titles of the East and middle West
MAYODAN WOMAN'S CLUB '.
DOING A GOOD WORK
That Sum Is Given for National
T-l J I
Campaign runa uy nui
Indianapolis, Aug. 17. An addition
al gift of $50,000 to the national prohi
bition party's campaign fund by Mr.
and Mrs. John P. Coffin, of Johnstown,
Fla , was anounced here today. They
previously had give $50,000 to the
fund. The $100,000 will be the nucleus
of a fund of one one million dollars.
The gifts are of property in Florida
Tor the purpose of handling tne
property a charter organization, to
be known as the Prohibition Founda
tion has been formed by the national
party leaders. Its members Include
the nine members of the xecutive com
mittee and a number of the general
The foundation will serve as a
clearing house for all general and spe
cial funds which may be turned over
to the national committee. The ex
penditure of the money will be largely
In the hands ot Virgil G. Hinshaw, of
PhlfAgo. the nauonai !..,,..,--
Meni Still WnrhimTTo
Avert Big Railroad Strike
invited the presidents of
i "u6- ai. rresiuetu v hduu . .
p1 railroads of the country to come to Washington immediately w
h him nn th. .trim. Pending their arrival he
Villi tO RAA tVl AMH.IM.. maMOMH Vl Pffl.
'dent sent the following telegram to the railroad Pldents.
ion of the matter involved in the threatened nuu. -
WW which makes it highly desirable that I should -t
the earliest possibly moment and with any other ra lroaa
no may be immediately accessible. Hope you c .
Com ft nv-.i.i a . n
w floiimgwa b once , M.t
dent's action to asking for conferences with the rrilwri P"
DMin. i- . : . . .v.. k. maniicers committee
v. mierpretea as meaning iui w - - ,-n.-ii
N jnally to concede tbe eight hour day as the TSS
puoa u now to be taken up with the heads ,oi u.o
natly refuf to concede the eight hour day but J re wUling
hy J j 8110,1 and u others before any inouu.
Vio arbitrate some question, under cerUln conditions
Mnonnn. Anr. 17. KrnPRt
Stockton, of Winston-Salem, made an
address on Sunday School work at
the Moravian church last Sunday
morning before a large audience of
the assembled Sunday Schools of the
town. Mr. Stockton has had exten
sive experience in Sunday School
work and he made suggestions wnicn,
if followed up, cannot but be helpful
tn thns Interested in the welfare of
the Sabbath School.
A visit from Bishop Ronatnaier was
cntlclpated but he wascalled. else
whan in rnnnactinn with the celebra
tion of August 13th, a notable memo
rial day in tne Moravian cnurcn.
Beginning the second' Sunday in
September, a series of meetlngn will
be held in the Moravian church by
Rev. Edgar Holton, of Frledburg.
t rr,-ha- la helne hauled and BteD-
aratlons ere under way for the erec
tion of a Philatnea class room aagoin
ing the Moravian church.
An iron fence has Just been placed
around the Mayodan cemetery. The
improvement was made possible by
the donations of the townspeople so
licited by the ladies of the Moravian
church. A committee from the Mora
vian Baraca class had charge of the
W Arevival meeting is in progress at
Beaver Island Baptist church near
fL -.tit fco m-Aaphlnir at the
Methodist church next Sunday by
Rev R. a. Howie.
The Boy Scouts are busily engaged
.k. flnlahlnr touches to
in puiuna - , ,
their lodge on the mountain overtook-
ing Mayodan rrom me -"
Mly. rv. meetln of the
Hall last Monaay unuw. "
held at the. Baptist church next Mon
day anernoon at 4 p-clock.
The time 01 mee"8 "
an's Club has been changed from Frl
8n 5 ,a. HnHne the summer
Znths The T meeting, have been
.montns. .,in worth
:-nlleaaSished h m The
r,,m of twenty dollar, was cleared on
sum, of tweny .- recently.
an ice on -v .
neu . rock crorter.
'KCP fl : : PTOts JlF mm RAINFALL INTO
'.iriiiTH r-' PilING IIWaMli- OVER HALF YEARLY
In this section of North Carolina
visited by the heavy rains in July,
the rainfall for that month was con
siderably over half the normal rain
fall fdr whole year, according to re
ports from co-operative and ' special
weather observers to Section Director
Lee A. Denson of tbe United 8tates
weather bureau at Raleigh. The heav
iest rainfall for' July was at Gorge, in
Caldwell county, where there was a
fall of 87.40 inches ,end there were
several other , places where the tall
was nearly as great.
The normalyrainfair. for Caldwell
county in July is about five inches.
The rainfall for July ot this year was
over seven times the normal.
Gorge is in the water shed of the
Catawba river. Other places in the
water shed of the Catawba with a
phenomenally heavy! rainfall for July
as a result largely of the two storms
which swept tbe sections, were Alta
Pass, with a fall of 35.40, and Globe,
with a fall ot 34.87.
Hook House; In Macon county, bad
a rainfall of 36.44 and Highlands, in
the same county, bad a fall of 35.49
Inches. These two places are in the
water shed of the Savannah river.
The rainfall ot July In Wilkes coun
ty was not so great as in tbe coun
ties already mentioned. Brewer's had
a fall of 21.15 inches and North
Wilkesboro 19.74 inches, Transou, in
Ashe county, Just across the moun
tain from Wilkes county, had a fall
of 32.64. Wilkes is in the water shed
of the Yadkin; Ashe is in that of the
Ohio. ' 1
There also was a very heavy fall
in the water shed 1 of the French
Broad, as follows: 27.06 at Brevard,
36.25 at 'Blantyre and 22.09 at Hen
derson ville. It was the water from
the upper French Broad that caused
the principal damage in this section,
the fall at Asherille being only 9, at
Marshall 7 and Hot Springs 5.
The previous greatest rainfall for
a single month in North Carolina
was at Rock House," in Macon county,
in 'August, 1901, when the precipita
tion amounted to 26.43. But Rock
House does not afford a fair compar
ison, as because of its peculiar loca
tion it gets more rain than any other
point in the eastern part of the Uni
ted States, its annual fall being S3
Inches against a normal average for
the year for the section of 55 or 60
Alta Pass got the greatest fall for
24 hours, reports to Section Director
Denson showed. From the evening of
July 16 to the evening of July 16 the
tall at this point was 19.32 inches, or
nearly four times the normal for the
whole month. The record 24 hours
rainfall for the United States is 21.40
inches at Alexandria, La. At Gorge
20 inches fell in 41 hours. .'.
There were two storms that were
responsible for the fearful damage
that was visited on the mountain re
gion. The first one was from July 6
to July 13,' and came from the Gulf,
moving northeastward. Tbe second,
from which tbe greatest rainfall re
sulted, was in connection with the
hurricane that moved np from the
Bahamas, coming Inland over Char
leston " and Savannah , and thenco
northwestward into the eastern and
southern slope and the crest of the
Blue Ridge, while the heaviest rain
fall accompanied the second storm,
the first storm had Its part In the
great damage which resulted, as its
fall of rain so saturated the earth
that practically none of the second
fall was absorbed.
I. S. ENGINEER IN
COUNTY OF WltKES
BAD CONDITIONS IN McDOWELL.
The local committee Investigating
conditions in McDowell county made
Thirty-eight bridges entirely de
stroyed and the remaining one badly
Fifty per cent "of all public and
country roads destroyed by the high
waters and land slides.
Seventy-five percent of all tbe grain
produced in this county Is grown along
the streams, and 90 per cent of all the
present crops along the streams was
Seventy-lire per cent of all lands
along streams has been permanently
damaged, and a large per cent com
Total number families . destitute,
210; number relieved, 121; partially
The report was made to an engineer
representing the War Department.
CAUGHT UNDER CAR
BUT E8CAPED INJURY
The Salisbury Post tells of the ex
perience of a ' former resident of
"Mr. W. P. Norman of Winston
Salem, who is visiting at the home of
Mr. Geo. Archie, had quite an exper
ience while coming over in his car
When some miles out from the Twin
City the car ran Into a ditch and over
turned, pinioning Mr. Norman, .who Is
quite a fleshy man, underneath it. In
some way he fell in a small bole and
this prevented the car from crushing
him. However, the car had to be
prized up in-order that he could be
extricated. He was uninjured, and af
ter securing a good wheel from Win-ston-Salem
proceeded on to Salis
bury" The Patriot mentions a visit to
Greensboro of Capt. A. C. Bryan, of
Trap Till, in former tims a noted cit
izen of Wilkes. Willie he has lost His
sight, the Patriot says Capt. Bryan is
in fine health and spirits.
Mr. J. W. Martin (Joes There to
Outline Work of Rebuild
North Wilkesboro, Aug. 17. James
W. Martin, assistant engineer ot the
United States , War Department, who
now bears the sub-title of Superln
tendent of the United States Flood
Relief Work, arrived in North
Wilkesboro yesterday to push further
the work started on his ' visit last
week. The principal part of the gor
eminent fund will be used to pay the
men ot the flood stricken district for
building back roads that were washed
away. - For instance If a farmer is
unable to get in and out of his farm
with a team the government will fur
nlsh the money to build the road to
his door and let him do the work
himself. Those in the flooded sec
tions will be furnished work repair
ing roads and paid a fairly good
wage by the government
Mr. Martin left North Wilkesboro
last Tuesday for Marlon to start the
work going In that section and re
mained there until Monday ot this
week when be came to Statesvllle to
confer with Lieut. Gotwals, of the
War Department, who has charge ot
the work In general. Mr. Martin
went from Statesvllle to Winston
Salem Monday evening where he re
matned until he came to North
Wilkesboro yesterday. Mr. Martin is
no stranger to this section of North
Carolina, having been assistant engin
eer for Winston-Salem during tbe
years 1907-1908. His knowledge of
this section of the country was one
of the reasons why be was selected
to do the work assigned to him,
Since leaving Winston-Salem be has
been connected with tbe United States
eovernment in the Navy and War lie-
oartments. Before coming to West
em North" Carolina a few weeks ago
Mr. Martin was stationed at Charles
ton. 8. C in the service of the War
Department. His family: is at that
point now, and as has work here will
probably last until November 1, he
may probably move them to some
point in Western North Carolina,
Mr. Martin states that overseers
are being appointed in the stricken
sections to look after the work of re
building the washed up roads. Squads
of men will be used in building tern
porary bridges where necessary. The
work is purely of a relief nature and
the county is expected to follow it up
with nermanent worn. .
Mr. Martin says the situation in
McDowell, Burke, and other counties
in that section, is similar to the North
Wilkesboro soctlon, although not as
much damage was done along the
small streams emptying into the Ca
tawba as along those emptying
Into the Yadkin. At one place near
Marion where a steel bridge spanned
the Catawba river it how spans a
dry channel, the river having com
pletely changed its course. It is now
being debated as to which will be tne
cheapest, . change the course of the
river or move the bridge... r
North Wilkesboro Is recovering
rapidly from the effects or the flood.
Water and light were turned on a
few days ago, making the work ot re
storation easier. Wrecked buildings
are being cleared away and arrange
ments being made to build in their
places. A salvage company, recent
ly formed, has bought the lumber,
etc., along the river and crews of
men are at work piling it up in places
accessible to the railroad. -The
Messrs. Smoot are arranging to gath
er up as much as possible of the four
thousand cords of wood scattered
along the river. Mr. Charles Smoot
says that a barrel of oil belonging to
his company has been located near
Bennettsville, S. C, about four hun
dred miles away. The barrel was
nine miles from the natural course of
the river, which indicates about how
far the flood waters reached. It is
said that the river at its highest stage
was twelve miles wide at Bennettsville.
HOPEWELL PLANT NOT
TO CLOSE OCTOBER 1
Richmond, Va., Aug. 17. From the
hnmA nfflm of the Duiont ComDany
f wilminrton. Del.. It Is learned that
there is no truth In the report, going
the rounds ror several aays past, wai
the Hopewell plant was to be closed
rinoin an k munition factory on Sep
tember 30 and. that paper would be
ured. . .'
whtn thA renort rained currency
several days ago there was some un
easiness among the employes or tne
plant, and among- their dependents,
many of whom live in Richmond. Of
ficial word from Wilmington yester
day was that "Hopewell Is a war or.
der plant and its operation depends,
1t ilmn ha, on continuation of
orders for munitions. No truth in
report of closing October 1. .
Th Wilkesboro Patriot says the
president and general manager of the
Watauga Yadkin River Rauroaa
Company are endeavoring to secure
lnn in mnalr tha road, which was
greatly damaged by tha recent flood.
It is estimated that trom i40,wo to
(50,000 will be required to put the
mail in han for one ration and thev
hope to get the money and begin work
TO BUILD 26
Toklo, Aug. 17.-Jaoan Diana to im.
prove her navy as fast or faster than
does the United States build un its
sea fighting machine. At least, . that
is the deduction made by the Japa
nese people from the lust announced
pian to snend 254.nnn nnn mnnnn.
000 yen building new battlers in the
next seven years.
Exactlv what tha nlun
slderatlon by the Finance Department
ot tne government Is, nobody knows,
but according to the paper Jtjl, usual
ly a well Informed publication, the
outlay for "the ideal fleet" palls tor
about $150,000,000. Other papers' es
timates are a bit lower.
A hot debate on the program is ex
pected at the forthcoming session ot
the Diet because of the expense In
volved. The nroamm 1 harkari k
navy leaders and also, it is said, by
.V l l.i
mo miuisinrs oi marine ana nnance.
Newspaper reports have it that Ja
pan DrODOSeS to build 3 linarriraal.
noughts, battle cruisers, 11 light
cruisers, 10 destroyers and many U
10 POINTS ARE TAKEN
MRS. R. L. BALL DIES
NEAR ELKIN, AGED 43
Elkln, Aug. 17. Mrs, R. L. Ball
died at her home near . ' here
last ' Friday evening at
o'clock,, after a short Illness with
congestion of the lungs. She was 43
years old and is survived by her hus
band and six children, father, mother
and several brothers and sisters. She
had been a member of Cool Springs
Baptist church stnee girlhood and
was a consistent Christian woman.
The funeral services were held at
the home by her pastor, Rev. C. F.
Fields, after which her remains were
taken to the home burying ground,
two miles west of here, and laid to
rest with other members ot her tarn
lly who had preceded her- to the
Several families from the country
above here left yesterday tor Greens
boro to work In the mills there. Not
a single white family has left bere
on account of the flood conditions
There is plenty ot work here for ev
erybody that will work.
BRIDE OF SIX MONTHS
SUCCUMBS TO PARALYSIS
Greensboro, Aug. 16. Mrs. C P.
Chapln, 24 years old, a bride of six
mnntha rilad hara this mominr in S
local hospital after having contracted
Infantile paralysis 48 nours ago. one
ratnrnnd four davs aao from a visit
in Ntv York and nearby points. She
was a native of Philadelphia.
MOD EXAMPLE BY
Community Good Roads Day
Observed 75 Men Do Ex
cellent Repair Work.
Russian Captures From June 4
to Aug:. 12 Reported As
The Russians after a oanstderaJble
period ot inactivity in tha Carpath
ians, are moving aggressively against
the Teutonic forces there, blowing
the taking ot Japlonotlsa, one of the
chief gateways to Hungary, reported
last night, they had captured a series
ot heights west of Zorokhta and Ard
temoy, Petrograi reports an A us-.
trian retirement to the west la this
region. - . : '
The movement is considered as
tending more effectively to protect tha ;
left flank ot the Russian movement
northwestward and their advance on
Russian captures of prisoners from
June 4 to August 12 are officially re-
ported by Petragrad to have totalled
over 358,000 menu
Raids bv both Austrian and Italian
airmen are occurring with frequency
around Trieste and Gorisla, where riv
al aviators are endeavoring to inflict
material damage behind the opposing
lines. Italian aircraft aided by the
French havs , bombarded munitions
plants at Muggia and Trieste and the
Austrlans have made another raid on
Italian depots near the mouth of th
In each case marked successes are
claimed. There 1 renewed discussion
ot efforts to Induce Koumanla to play
a more active part in the war. Ger
many is anxious to Insure noumanla s '
neutrality, and is reported by a Buch
arost newspaper to have offered her
territorial compensation to this end.
GERMANS BITTERLY RESENT
CHARGES OF INHUMANITY
German division headquarters on
the Somme front, Aug. 15, via Berlin,
Aug. 14, via London, Aug. 15. (De
layed) fite Germans at the front bit
tariui i-naant the charaes of inhumanity
and brutality which have been brought
against them by their opponents. A
number of uerman oincers wno were
interviewed bv an Associated Press
correspondent . protested y 'strongly
against what they termed the cam
paign of defamation whclh was being
waged against them.
DISCUSS THE PART
Washington, Aug. 17. Participation
of progressives in President Wilson's
rammtirn WM discussed todSV bv the
president and members of tbe Progres
sive campaign committee, including
Balnbridge Colby, Matt&ow Haie, Ai
bart n. Norton. J. A. H. Hopkins and
Henry M. Wallace. .
DAVIE COUNTY TEACHERS'
INSTITUTE AT M0CK6VILLB
W. E. Webb, aged 6S,. tor 24 years
register ot deeds of Person county,
died on the 11th at bis home at Rox
boro. He resigned bis office a few
weeks ago on account of ill health.
n,ifhrt innal No. 2603. of the Farm
ers' Union, set a splendid example ot
community service recently, when a
community good roads day was ob
served under the auspices of the mem
bers of the Union.
At a meeting several days ago Mr.
V. Vance called attention to' the
fact that there were lOme very bad
holes in the road through Kerners
ville and Middle Fork townships run
ning fmm Wlnntnn-ftalflm to Greens-
hnm a mad rmirji used bv thrf mem
bers and neighbors of Guthrie union.
Mr. Vance suggested tnat no greater
arrlca could be done for the com
munity than to observe good roads
day, and everybody unite in an enori
i put the road in shape.
Tha ainrs-aation was received with
enthusiasm and it was agreed to Inter
est at manyi a possible in the pro
ecL and to ask some of the ladies
ot the community to provide a picnic
dinner for the workers, and Mr. Vance
orovlded delicious ice cream, tne
day arrived and aboutseventy-nva
men with shovels, picks, wagons and
teams and plows, assembled for work.
Two squads were provided. One start
.a a miia batow Guthrie where the
road had become almost impassable,
and the other started at tne noser
Franklin farm. The road ror a stretca
.K.i.1 tain mliaa wm Dut in condi
tion, twelve Inch tile being installed
below Guthrie. The workers enloyed
the dinner served on the lawn at the
home of Mr. F. L. Crews.
y,it. irnfiner Harmon, acting un-
der instructions from Chairman Gray,
of the Highway Commission, sent tho
road, scraper to aid tbe workers, and
had a short period of dry weather fol
lowed the road would have become
i i anni-tad that Hi 8 heavr rains
snd the heavy traffic have caused tho
mud to become very deep, and resi
dents of that seotlon suggest that tho
county's road drags be placed in serv
ice. This is a popular highway to
Greensboro, the other route being over
an old macadam road that is in such
aa tn YnakA the drive to
Greensboro very disagreeable and dam
aging to automoDues. .
Mnxhivllla. Aua-. 17.L. M. Ttttte-
row, who operated a , threshing ma
chine in Calahan township this sea- ,
son, reports 'to the Record that he
threshed over 7,000 bushels of wheat
Some of us will eat wheat bread af
ter all. 1 ' ' -
t r Jamaa. who has been occupy
ing nna nf thn Horn cottaces in
North Mocksville, moved bis family
back to Farmington eaturaay.
The Teachers' institute is in run
aflnv thla wank. About 50 teachers
are in attendance. The institute is
held in the Graded school building
and is being conducted by M. C.
romnhnll of Washington. N. C, as
sisted by Miss Louise Lunn, ot
CHURCH FOR THIS CITY
Mr. J. W. Stout has deeded to the
Christian denomination in this city
a splendid lot on north Liberty street,
the size being 60 by 100 feet, on which
It is proposed to erect a bouse of
worship next spring that will cost ten
or fifteen thousand dollars. The lot Is
located on the north side of tha street,
just beyond Burkhead Institutional
church. The trustees to whom the
lot was deeded include Messrs. E. R.
Messick, W. T. Smith, A. L. Cadule,
J. L. Lashmlt and John C. Walker.
The members ot the Fourth Street
Christian church are arranging tor a
great revival meeting, to begin August
30 and continue for three weeks, after
which the campaign for funds for
the new church will be started.
The meeting will be conducted by
Evangelist Percy G. Cross of Texas,
who has a reputation of being one
of tbe best and most effective evan
gelists in tbe South. He has conduct
ed meetings in tbe eastern part ot this
state several times, but has never
been in Winston-Salem.
CORPORAL WILL GET SI PIECES
GOLD BRAID FOR 57 WOUNDS
London, Aug. 17. Lance Corporal
Riley, convalescing In Queen Mary's
hospital from the effects of 71 bullet
wounds suffered in tbe big push, was
advised today that he will receive a
piece ot gola mct for each wound.
Riley has lockjaw, Um.
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