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WILLI AMSTON, NORTH CAROLINA
The telephone has Invaded Jerusa
lem. The "movies" will be next
They can cut down the alt* of the
the dollar, bnt It rounds Juat aa big.
People who complained of aprlng
ferer a few days ago are recovering
New York haa a new dance called
the "pareala glide." Thla orite la well
Alaska has granted women tb
rigHT" to rota Now all It needa U
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, There are persons still living who
remember when there were four sea
sons to the year.
A Chicago aplnster calla hersell
"Mrs." In thla instance there being
nothing In a name.
The cubist gown Is referred to ai
Indescribable and the ensuing de
acrlptlon proves It
What haa become of the old-fash
loned baseball player who never wai
an actor In the winter?
In aome cltlea the hoapltala keep
op*n house all night for the conveni
ence of "Joyriding" parties.
Talking about the alleged coreet
trust, there seems to be a demand
that It be squeezed to death.
One way to drive out the unclean
songs would be to put mualcal and lit
erary merit Into the clean ones.
The average woman can make u(
her face much easier than her mind—
and ft stays made up quite bb long.
Why do the great planlata anl
artists always feel, of their facoi
whllo having their pictures taken?
Thla discovery that aome atars an
cold- suggests similar dlscoverlei
made by varlaua atage-door Johnnlos
A man out of work won a prise foi
telling why he waa Jobless This mighi
sound promising, but 299 other men
A western man recently atole a
house. Possibly he wanted to mort
gage It so he could buy an automo
There are very few exceptions *r.
the rule that the city man who wanti
to go back on the farm never lived
A college professor who has not ■
vocabulary extensive enough to elim
inate swear words failed In his ed
Having oiled the tee and thrown
the niblick Into the third speed, the
resolute golfer approaches the fir
Now that men are wearing hats
with the ribbon bow In the back, why
not begin to year vests buttoned up
A physician dechireß that peopl*
should eat all the undlgeatible food*
on the market. Newlyweda, pleaas
While a Chicago man was away
from home the roof was stolen off his
house. Another one of those caaea of
A contemporary asks if aulctde Is
Justifiable? It depends on whether
yau are pursued by a bill collector or
Just an ordinary bore.
Next time the telephone girl tells
you the line you want 1b busy, bear In
inind that there are only 9.000,000
phones in this country. '
Complaint Is made of the new nick
el that It will not go Into a alot.
Therein It shows the reasoning pow
er or Inanimate things.
It Is suggested that babies' dresses
be flreproofed. This system might be
re-enforced with a muscle to prevent
the eating of matchea.
The young woman who breaks hei
Engagement to a young man becausi
he Is too successful certainly sets ■
new standard of eligibility.
' An eaatern firm, hoping to frustrate
.burglars, tacked the following sign
on the safe: "This safe open." Next
morning the firm was $3,000 out.
Approximately five per cent, of the
total population of the United
States gets his or her living more or
lees from electricity and Its ramifi
cations. Some will be shocked to
The blushing young curate who told
his congregation that for "three days
Jonah, was in the society of the
whale." established a new point In
• anatomy. *
The Harvard student who has be
come a doctor of philosophy at the
age of eighteen, demonstrates again
that youth will not Be denied.
One Important detail of winter
businee appears to have been over
looked. Where are the figures on the
year's output of Auerkraat?
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GREECE, IN POSSESSION, IS CON
CENTRATINQ HER ARMY TO
OPPOSE RIVAL'S CLAIM.
POWERS BACKING BULGARIA
Servian Troops Are Being Withdrawn
From Scutari a and Are Marching
Home to Servla.
London—Bulgaria Is making for
mal claims to the possession of Bal
onikt, now occupied by the Greek
troops, according to a dispatch from
Belgrade, Servla. The dispatch adds
that Bulgaria is taking military meas
ures to support her claims, while
Greece is concentrating hor army
along tho railway leading to Salonlki
Vienna, Austria.—The powers com
posing the triple alliance, Germany,
Austria Hungary and Htaly—advocate
that Salonlki should be given to Bui
garla as compensation for the ces
sion of Sllistria and a strip of Bul
garian territory to Roumanla.
Russia and France, on the other
hand, are of opinion thit Greece
should have Salonlki, while Kngland
appears to favor the view of the triple
It wns announced that Greece had
transferred a division of her . army
from the province of BJplrus to Salon
rettlnje, Montenegro.—The Servian
troops which have been assisting the
Montenegrin army in the siege of
Scutari have withdrawn and are now
marching back to Servla. This leaves
Montenegro standing practically alone
in Its defiance of the powers.
The official Gazette declares that
the heavy Montenegrin losses sua
talned during the recent assault on
the Tarabosch forts were due mainly
to the Servian artillery, which con
tinued to Are while the allied troops
wero storming the works,
"The Bervlan commander forgot to
rive the order to cease fire," says
HUERTA CALLED ASSASSIN
Constitutlonsllsts Will Repudlste Any
Loan Made With Huerta.
,New Orleans, la.— The Constitution
alist party of Mexico will repudiate
any loan contract made with the
Huerta government In Mexico, accord
ing to a statement issued through
the local Junta of -the party. The
statement was given to the press on
the direct authority of Gov. Venustla
no Carranza of Coahulla, military
leader of the forces which are now
working to overthrow Huerta.
"In view of his base treachery and
the brutal assassination of President
Madero and Vice President I'lno 3ua
rez," reads the statement, "Vlctorlano
Huerta lias no more constitutional
right to the presidency of Mexico
than would have had the notorious as
sassin John Wilkes Booth to the pres
dency of the United States after tho
murder of President Abraham Lin
Huerta and his cohorts are usurp
ers, without the slightest basis of
constitutionality to their so-ealled
government. The Constltutlonallst
party desires to serve notice that
It will not recognize any loan or
debtß contracted by Huerta or his ac
Would Bar Immigrants.
denbery of Georgia Introduced a rad
leal immigration bill which will re
strict the Influx of aliens by Imposing
a lterary test, a $25 head tax and the
requirement that each alien must
have SIOO In his pocket. The pres
ent head tax is only $4 and Mr. Rod
denberry says this Is paid by the
steamship companies. Quoting the
report of the Immigration commission
he said our immigration laws were
woefnlly Inadequate as compared with
those of Canada, Australia, Natal,
Cape Colony and New Zealand. Weak
laws feeble administrative policy
account for many undesirable Immi
grants coming to those shores, he
1 Plan Blue Sky Law.
Tallahassee Fla Representative
W. E. Russell of Putnam county will
1 Introduce a blue sky law In the leg
j Islature similar to the Kansas law to
' drive from the state fraudulent land
and Investment companies. He de
clares that the state has been Injured
! by the operation of such concerns,
, and that no company dealing In Flor
Ida lands or securities will be allow
ed to do business unless they comply
1 with the law. This will kill off a
number of companies nov handling
I Everglade land on Installment plan.
MeJcans Kill TwoAmeHc»ns.
i Guar mas, Sonoro. Mex. —Two Ball
ora of «he United States cruiser Call
fornla *ere killed and three otheri
. wounded in a,street fight at Maxat
i lan. Two or three Mexican pollcri
i men were wounded In attempting to
arrest the American sailors. Admiral
Cowles Is investigating the Incident
1 Investigation of the fight between th
discloses that at an early hour th«
bluejackets and Mexican gendarme*
party. Their action was resented
and a fight ensued.
AFTER THE FLOOD RECEDED AT DAYTON
t^BßKM^HflHH^^Cj^^^^^9 :^| iji^' vKlilraßk sK^
National guardsmen guarding the food and medical auppllea Intended for
the destitute, homeless and sick of Dayton, Ohio.
: CONGRESS IN EXIRASEBSICN
, CONOREBB OPENS UNDER DEMO
r CRATIC DOMINATION AND IS
, Thousand of BHIB Were Introduced
In ths House and SoAres In
I the Senate.
Washington.—Congreaa opened In
, extraordinary session undor Demo
cratic domination, waa enlivened by
( the actlvltlea of a healthy youth, the
progreaßlve organization In the house
, and an Invasion of petition-bearing
The youth who disturbed proceed
( Ings was In the senate gallery and
he tried to halt a recess of that body
) by shouts of "Mr. Chairman." Taken
( in charge, the youth gave his name
as George B. Clemmer of Monroe, N.
C., and said he was a "herald of the
Prince of Peace."
I Thousands of bills were introduced
in the house and scores In the sen
t ate. The Panama canal tolls question
reappeared within a few hours after
the session convened, when Senator
, Root reintroduced his bin of last ses
' slon for a repeal of that provision of
the new Panama canal act which
would permit American coastwise
' ships to enjoy freedom from tolls.
Speaker Clark was reelected over
1 James R. Mann, Republican, and Vic
tor Murdock, Progressive, and other
' officers of the house also were re
elected. The Progressive strength
was tested on the speakership, Mr.
t Murdock receiving 18 votes.
; WILSON BREAKS PRECEDENT
> President Was Applauded Whan Hs
Appeared and Whan He Left.
Washington.—President Wilson has
} abridged the gap that for over a cen
. tury separated the pilots of public
business —the executive and leglsla
- tlve branches of the government. Not
t as a cog In a machine, not as an Im-
I personal political entity, nor as a
t mere department of government, but
t s the human president—he went to
r congress to speak about the tariff.
With a sweep of decision that shat
tered precedent the president brushed
aside atl imaginary boundaries be
tween congress and the executive of
fice and rescued himself, as he ex
pressed, it from that "isolated Island
of jealous authority," which the pres-
Idency had come to be regarded.
B Congress, somewhat startled when
t it heard that the president had deter
( mined to deliver his message by word
l_ of mouth, had prepared for a eeremo
e ny of unusual importance and such
P it was; *pt when President Wilson
n arrived m tho midst of the great aa
p semblage, riding through throngs of
h cheering people in the streets, and,
I later, looking up Into galleries crowd
k ed with privileged ticket holders, he
seemed after all what he said he waa,
| "a human being trying to co-operate
o with other human beings in a com
mon service." t
Japan Protests to United Btstss.
Washington. President Wilson
sought to avert a diplomatic tangle
with Japan over the bill pending in
5 the California leglslflure through
° which Japanese would be prevented
from owning property In that state.
The Japanese government had filed
formal protest with the state depart
*• ment against what it considers a pro
r~ posed Infringement of treaty obllga
tions. The president conferred firs'
y with Secretary Lane of the Interior
" department, who halls from CAllfor-
K nla, and later with Senator Worka.
Michigan Woman Denied the Ballot.
Detroit. Mich.—For the second time
in less than six months, on the face
of returns available, a constitutional
18 amendment permitting woman snt
(rage was defeated In Michigan. The
\ five amendments to the state constl
° tutlon were lost The initiative, ref
II erendum and recall and the pension
t ing of firemen provisions all appeared
* to be increasing their leads as late
10 return! trickled in. The municipal
»• ownership proposition in Detroit,
which required a t to I victory to
carry, was adopted.
iN:W AMENDMENT ADOPTED
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THE PEOPLE WILL HEREAFTER
ELECT U. 8. SENATORS BY
1 Amendment for Populsr Election Is
Ratified by Thirty-Six Statee
of the Union.
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Washington.—Direct election of
United Btatea senators by the people
, was authorized and made compulsory
. when the Connecticut legislature rat
ified the constitutional amendment
submitted by congress less than a
! year ago. Ratification already had
been given by 36 states.
While the proclamation of the sec
, retary of state announcing flnal rati
Acatlon of the amendment by 36
| states is required by law, Benatorc
Uristow and Borah leaders In the di
I rect elections fight in congress, ex
pressed the opinion that the amend
ment is for all practical purposes now
a part of the constitution.
"Any man who may be elected to
the senate hereafter must be elected
directly," said Senator Borah.
The new amendment to the constl
tutlon for the popular election of sen
ators 1B the seventeenth to be adopt
| ed. It reads:
"The senate of the United Btates
shall be composed of two senators
from each state, elected by the peo
ple thereof, for six yearß; and each
senator shall have one vote. The
electors In each state shall have the
qualifications requisite for electors of
, the most numerous branch of the
1 BOLD BANDITS BLOW BANK
Robbers Blsst Safe, PI re on Poses,
Cut Telephone Wires and Get $4,000.
Rome, Oa. —Auto b&ridits dynamited
the vault of the Bank of Commerce,
at Summervllle, Chattooga county,
and while loaded down with loot,
waged a deapeiate pistol battle with
awakci?od citizens, who rushed Into
tho public square. The thieves made
a successful get-away in the touring
car which they had concealed In the
woods, near the town after shootinhg
down two men. They secured more
than three thousand dollars in cash,
together with valuable negotiable se
curities and SI,OOO worth oT stamps
kept in the vault by Postmaster Neai.
Deafening explosions shortly be
fore one o'clock brought citizens to
the scene. First to arrive were Dep
uty Sheriff William Alexander and
Steve Garrett, who opened lire upon
the robbers as they appeared from
the wrecked bank building.
A pitched battle followed In which
Alexander and Garrett were »hot
twice, but both will recover. Every
on e of the town's 1,800 people surged
around the wrecked building and then
made arrangements for a hurried pur
suit, while the bandits were making
haste to get away over rough roads.
Marketing Conference Meets.
Chicago.—Chicago housewives paid
2 cents a pound or from 8 to IS cents
a head for fresh cabbage. One South
Water street commission merchant
paid 91.50 to $2 a crate; down in the
Rio Grande county on the gqlt coast
of Texas cabbage was rotting on the
farms. The • searc6 for an answer to
that problem prompted farmers, truck
growers and agricultural experts from
thirty states and Canada to start a
three days' Inquiry here. Cabbage 1»
only one of the products tht la caus
ing a shake of heads.
U. 8. Troopers Wounded by Mexicans
Naco, Ariz.—With little advantages
to either side state forces alternately
attacked Naco. Senora. or were met
- midway by OJeda's small federal
force defending the border towp.
While on patrol duty Private White of
the Ninth United States cavalry was
wounded in the hand and leg. Troni
d peter Flemmlng was shot through the
a shoulder, the ball piercing body failing
j into his blouse poeket C. J. Brown,
I, another negro trooper, waa shot la the
o abdomen while la camp. He probably
HOPS IN BATTLE
WITH THE STRIKERS
FIXED BAYONET* ARE WITHOUT
TERROR FOR THE STRIKER*
WOMAN IS FACALLY SHOT
Hundreds of Troop* Patroled Streets,
Lut Striker* Succed in Blocking
Buffalo, N. Y.t— Xroopa with fixed
oayoneta held no terror (or the »tria
.ng carmen of the International Hall
way company and their sympathizers
and the riotous scenes of iormei
days of the strike were not only as
numerous but of a more eerious na»
lure. All efforts to resume traffic
were blocked, and all the cars were
withdrawn at nightfall after an in
lermittent operation of leas than foui
Once the troop* used their rifles. A
woman and man Wfre wounded and a
boy received a thrust from a bayo
net. The woman will die.
The most serious disorders occur
red on Main street, almost within
he business section and °n Niagara
street, near th« International bridge.
It was at the latter point, that the
trouble occurred. Near the Interna'
tlonal bridge the Niagara street oar
lines pa«s under a railroad bridge.
A gang of rioters carrying heavy
timbers rushed upon the bridge as a
;ar was approaching and tried to
1 drop more obstructions when troops
urtered them to halt They jeered at
'.he soldiers. Another warning was
jiven while the soldiers leveled their
rifles. The hooting and Jeering con
Unued and another piece of timber
came over the of the bridge.
"Fire!** came the command. A dos
en rifles replied. A boy and a wom
an fell. The crowd which had rap
Idly assembled In large proportions
broke and began to chase the street
car that had just passed under the
The soldiers followed with fixed bay
onets and drove the throng to the
curbs. During the melee one man re
celved a bayonet thrust in the hanf
The wounded In this disturbance
Mrs .Ida Lorich, 25 years old, shot
In back; fatally injured.
Harold Muna, 16 years old; bullet
wound in right arm, not serious
Thomas Amseden. 22 years old;
bavonet thrust In right hand.
There were several other exchange*
of shots between soldiers and rioters
without serious reaults.
DRUGGIST KILLS HIMSELF
"I'm Going to My Room and Take a
Good, Long Sleep," He Said.
Atlanta. —David U Brown, aged 60
years, a promiuent druggist of Ma
con and proprietor of two atores in
that city, came Into the lobby of the
Dakota hotel about four o'clock in the
afternoon and walked up to the head
clerk's desk. He had been stopping
at the Dakota for five days, which he
had been spending in Atlanta on a
"Borwn," he said to J. B. Brown,
chief day clerk. "Let me have my
key. I'm going to the room and take
a good, long sleep. You needn't call
He waa smiling and evidently In
buoyant spirits. Brown proffered the
key and watched the aged guest as
he walked into the elevator. Thirty
minutes later * telegram came for the
Macon druggist The clerk went up
stairs to deliver the message.
When he stepped across the thresh
old of room SO7, the one occupied by
the druggist the clerk discovered the
man lying on the bed, doubled up, as
though In pain. A bottle of carbolic
acid, the contents drained, lay, near
by upon the floor. He was dead.
From Congress to Prison Cell.
8t Louis. —Former Congressman
!Tarry M. Coudrey and Harry E. Gard
ner were sentenced to Imprisonment
in the federal penitentiary ~at Leaven
worth, and each waa fined $1,504 In
the federal district court here. The
two men were convicted of using the
mails to defraud.
Ate Companion te Save Own Lives.
I Paris. —Mall advice from French
1 Guinea give details of a horrible sto
» ry of oanlnballsm. Four Inmates of
1 the of the colony made
' their escape. Three of the men were
' recaptured In m boat at the mouth of
' the Mana river. According to their
> story, they wandered in the forest for
■ eight days. Their scanty provisions
1 were soon finished. Machevel drop
* ped from exhaustion. The others de
-1 cided to kill and eat him. Machevel
K made a feeble effort to run, but war
killed and eaten by bis companions.
1 Great Strike Is Threatened.
1 Brussels. Belgium.—The first active
' move In preparation for a great gen
-1 eral strike to enforce the grant of
1 manhood suffrage In Belgium was
'• made by the sending out of the coun
f try of many children of the 300,000 or
8 400.000 workers, who will lay down
'• tbelr tools at the bidding of the Social
® Ist party. It Is expected that the train
& service will cease or be greatly im
'• Jeded. and the wives and daughters
6 of hundred* of workmen with the Ut
1 tie ones of their families are crossing
REJECT FREE SUGAR
APPEAL TO STAND BY THE WAYS
AND MEANS COMMITTEE •
PRECIPITATED A BIG FIGHT
Rainey Begs the Caucus Not to Do
sort Tho President in His Struggle
For Party Platform—The Data Has
Bean Loft Open.
Washington —lmmediate free sugar
was rejected by the house Democratic
caucus by an orerw heliping vote after
an appeal of Democratic leaders to
stand by the President inL»the Waya
and Means committee. *
This leaves the sugar schedule un
changed from the compromise form.
In "which It was presented to the cau
cus by Chairman Unoerwood and hia
colleagues of the committee after
conferences between the White House
and leaders of both bouses of con
The Democratic members of the
committee. Including such free trad
ers as Representative Harrison of
New York and Rainey of Illinois,
stood as a unit for the three-year
gradual reduction to a free sugar
Besides this action the caucus left
open th exact date when sugar
wonld go on the free list in 1916.
An amendment proposed by Repre
senatlve Hardwlck of Georgia pro
posed that the time It should take
eifect should* be May 1, 1916, so as
to be effective before the beginning of
the canning season. Tbe caucus
agreed to leave the matter to be
brought up by the Ways and Means
committee after all the rest of the
tariff bill had been disposed of In
The overthrow of the immediate
sugar movement came, at the close
of a day of arguments and the
amendment proposing that" sugar
should become free with the opera
tion of the new tariff law was made
by Representative Hardwlck. It pre
cipitated the real fight of the day
and was lost by a vote of IS6 to 39.
After the schedule had been assailed
tor boors by the opponents of the
sugar planters in Louisiana and the
boet sugar growers. Chairman Un
derwood vigorously defended the
proposed rates. In his speech to the
caucus he pleaded strongly for a
united party in support of the bill.
Envoy To Mexico Not Yet Chosen.
Washington.—'President Wilson haa
not yet chosen an ambassador to Mex
ico to succeed Henry Lane Wilson, Re
publican appointee, wno submitted his
resignation along witn other diplo
mats March 4. Georke W. Guthrie, for
mer mayor of Pittsburg and Demo
cratic state chairman of Pennsylvania
who has been tentatively decided up
on, is disinclined to take tbe post,
though no formal offer of it was made
to him. Mr. Guthrie ts likely, how
ever, to be made ambassador to a Eu
ropean court, possibly Italy. With the
appointment of a new ambassador to
Mexico, is linked closely the question
of recognising the Huerta government
Appointments Sent to Senate.
Washington.—'Among the nomina
tions sent to the senate by the presi
dent were: To be third assistan secre
tary of State.—Dudley Field Malone
of New York; to be counsellor for
the state department—John Bassett
Moore of New York; to be collector
of customs for the district of Beau
fort, 8. C.—Franklin P. Colcock.
Beards "Lion In His Den."
New York.—Vice President Marshall
served warning on men of vast wealth
and on "special privilege" that the
temper of the American people had
reached a point where it no longer
would brook oppression. He told
members of' the national Demo ratio
club that the spirit of unrest was such
that unelss reckoned wtth the Institu
tions of the government might be Jeop
ardixed and the country revert to pa
ternalism or turn to socialism.
Convicts Aid Conflagration.
Lansing, Kan.—Fire that destroyed
four large buildings and caused a loss
estimated at $600,000 In the Kansas
penitentiary was spread by convicts
who scattered burning papers in build
ings not in the path of the flames, ac
cording to a statement by Fire Chief
Michael Bahler of Leavenworth. His
opinion was ecu firmed by some of the
prison officers. The fire started when
the armature of a motor in the twine
1 plant suddenly burst into Samoa. The
' state carries no insnrutee on its struc
r. f — ■
New Btory of Madera's Death.
' New Orieana. —A sensational story
of the manner In which President Mt
' dero and Vice President Pino Baares
1 of Mexioo, were put to death and of
how two ruralee who did the assas
sin's work on the direct orders of their
1 superiors were likewise slain In an
effort to conceal the evidence of the
1 major crime, was brought here by
Martias Oviedo, former private secre
! tary to President Madero, who eecap
ed from Mexico City and later Join
-1 ( THE constitution*! forces -J& GOT.
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