North Carolina Newspapers

Deputy Shoriff Mitchell, of Lil
I mg ton, Hu Eye Shot Out
By Blookadar
« ——
Ullington, D«c. 9—D p'ty-8hcr
l.'f J. R. Mitchell is in a Rd, ,gh hoa
P : i! will, o v cjrc "hi! oat, and th*
other cjc-lsll pur.rlurcd by shot, a:
i esult ot u raid upon the alleged
site of a still about t-vo miles north
i ;-t if Hnii*’, C ret Tuesday.
Krcd Hollrnd, wni:e, aged between
CO and 70, is in the Ullington Jail
and search Is being made for Prre*
Knui* ard Und Mutthe-as. said to
have bean implicated in th# affair.
Deputy Mitchell in company with
other officers .arrived upon th* sit*
at eight o'clock Tuesday night, and
' >•! «l signs of meant operstioos, but
i*" •till Sevtfs! Jogs and jbarrclr
were discovered about JOO yards from
Holland's home. While the party was
sorveying Uie situation t ley were fir
ed upon from a clump of bushca very
nenr them. The load of shot sweeping
D—J:iit) She M!f-h« fncr. Aa
other ahot followeil hard upon the
II . in'l I hi- wounded officer managed
to draw hia revolver ami fi e in the
ner.onil dirsretion from wh ch the shot,
had come, but fle was too blinded to
accurate aim. A thorough search,
r*’r**lrd no osic in the vicinity but
two jug* of whiskey. The sheriff,
bleeding profusely, was rushed to Ra
leigh for medical attention.
Wednesday bloodhounds were pro
cured by flheriff-MoArtan from Ks,
fool, and undu chant.- of Sheriff
D. S. Cock man, of Hoke, were carri
ed to the scene of the shooting, and
Immediately followed a trail to Hol
land's house. His errost followed. The
•logs than wont directly to the home
of Forty Ennis, and stopped at bis
bed. Search for Eanla has been fruit
less, as have the efforts to apprehend
Pyod Matthews also said to be impli
cated and who was beaded for R*
Mgb whoa tarn board at
The section whe>e the dxotkg
took place la densely populated, and
ii generally stated that the people are
sw other two men («
on extremely difficult on*.
term Criminal court
Anderaon'e Creek—A. A. Woet. 8r.
D. B. Coaeron.
Averaeboro—Albeit Bicker. J. M.
Laoai. J. L. Alphin, P. H. Weatbrook.
B. M. Warren, W. H. Jerniyan, R. R.
Kooace, Willie McLeod. W. P. Nor
Barbeeaa—C. F. Bullard. C. A.
Cameron, J. 1. Butler.
Beckhorn—J. W. Rolline, J. A.
Black Hirer—J. H Beaaley, R. R.
Prince, Jim A. Adame.
Duke—W. J. Godwin.
Grove—B. M. Canned*yt A. M
Beaaley, W. O. Byni.
♦ Heetor'i Creek—W. A. Matthew*.
D. R. Smith, Clem Hockaday.
Johneonvitte—D. L Autry.
LIMnyton—8 0. Brantley.
Neill’i Creek—J. W. Gregory, R
B. Hermon, J. T., Matthew*, J. F.
Collier, W. H. Hatcher.
Stearart’e Creek—A. B. Parker.
Upper Little Rive—F. M. P. Mc
Leod, Bouyald McLeod.
Calcium anenate will be ecarcc thla
next aeaaon, believe ayrieultaral ex
tenaion wOkuri All the more .reaeon
Bulletin Issued By State Morcb
ant* Aaaociation Also
Discusses Schools
Statesville, Dec. 0.—Legislation,
schools in rrtail selling and other
matters of interest to the merchants
of the State are discussed In a bul
letin issued today from the office of
J. Paul Leonard, executive secretary
of the North Carolina Merchants' As
sociation, to members of th-j associa
tion throughout the State. 1% bul
letin reads port as follows:
"The no-fund check law secured
through the rfforu of the Merchants'
Aaaociation 1* just about as strong as
the constitution of North Carolina
will permit, your State secretory was
told at thf office of the Attorney
General i Ralrig'i It is the opinion
Assistant Atto rney-Genera! Naah,
however that the wonling of the law
might b<! changed in aueh manner as
to mak- It more effective, and atsch
change*, will he sought. The Attomey
Generei eg reed with the view of the
State secretory that mom indictment*
unde* the present law would serve to
put's stop to the practice of giving
woriMleet checks.
“Th* plan to stage “Slate Msrck
*"ti' Day*' in Raleigh during the Leg
islature, mentioned in the laet bulle
tin ia receiving expimviona of appro
val from members Ahrongheut the
"THe schools in salesmanship re*
"•■ntly established In Chari otto. Dur
ham and Wilmington through the re
operation of th* Merchants' Aaaocia
tion and 1h« State Division of Voca
tional Education, are making ftnr pro
gress, according to Aaaociation offl
ciala and representative* of the Vo
cational Board. The first full-course
school at Asheville was a success.
North Carolina is making history in
the establishment of these school* in
towns if leas than one hundred thou*
sand population.v
*'•«* Tima Aay Meath
5U*a Lae* January
Washington. Dec. 10.—An increase
in employment over the country In
November greater than during aay
month since January la shown hi •
porta to the United States Employ
ment service. In making pubfic a
summary of the reports today, the
•creiee said a further expansion arms
prevented only by inadequate rail
transportation for commodities The
common labor shortage hat beon re
lieved In a measure by the release of
form workers it tree stated, but this
shortage (till is apparent in many
parts of the country.
Employment gains were noted parti
cularly in the iron and steel, metal,
tobacco, textile and pif industries.
There were slight dec re sacs In the
liquor and beverage industries, with
tho usual heavy -daereaaaa at this
time of the year in such seasonal in
dustries as clay and glass production.
"All manifestations point to a
Steady trend in employment," the an
nouncement laid, adding that "the
mounting increase of the past 11
months gives substantial evidence of
for good planting seed, early prepara
| Hon, good cniters and picking
square* in growing cotton next year.
I An < >pen Letter jj
December 12. 1922.
I in very anxious that all my friends, and the
friends of Dunn, attend my lot sale tomorrow, which
will be conducted by Atlantic Coast Realty Co., and I
especially invite you -to come and enjoy the delicious
barbecue dinner that will be served by Mr. R. M. Paar
; anil. • : [
It In r> y sincere belief that any lot you may buy
at this aale wi™, In less than tan years time, be worth
more than ten times the priqp you will pay for It. I do
not believe that you can possibly Invert the tame
amount in any other way that will pay you as well.
Do you not think the adyertlalng and development '
which has been given to this property, which Iansf
, fenny fpr sale torroTow, has given a great boost to pur
. town. And If you do believe that, is It not true also
thet a successful sals of ths property, principally ow
ing to its strategic location in ths town's further expan
sion. will give the moat beneficially effective climax to !
this boosting that ha* been started 7
Thsn won't you come out and boprt the aale and
thereby help to boost your townf And remember that ;
tf you will buy one of these lots you will have boosted ■
yeur town and made a profitable investment too.
With best wlshss to our entire little city for many, ;
many years of continued prosperity,
” lam most cordially,
». o. townuwd.
5my» Mm Am Much latarMUd
lo Wbu* T. Eat And How
To Piupara lit, N. C. Dec. 10.—tu a re
cent repoit U> Mr*. Jane 8 McKim
r.ien one of the home demonstration
genu as ye: "If an agent wiaMta to
win the confidence and cooperation
of the father* and brother* of a coun
ty let her sUrt a food campaign of
come description for the wom-n and
girls. I have never met a man who
Is not interested in erhat to eat and
“low to p re parr it batter."
This, states hn McKimmon, Is
eery forcibly demons*plod by a
young man who cams to a lecture
tad demonstrated given to mpreoa
hr value of milk and green voge
lables in the diet.'
Tbs boy was thin, sick-looking, had
i swore cough and wan much Inter
•Steil In having the home demonstra
ion agon woigh and measure him
o dotonrinr jurt how lar hr was bo
ow normal.
U/V.. tk. ____ a a a._..
the Take of milk aa a body build*;
mpneanl him very much and ha aaid,
*1 drink it whan I can get It bat
I don't g*t it regularly. I have really
'•M adviced to tak* my vitamin** in
a concentrated form but tha medi
cine u too expenahre far me to keep
up. I am glad ta hear you aay I ran
gat thaaa ritamlac* in milk, green
veg*table*, and fruit.
"Ym," aatil the agent, "and you
get your body builder* and body re
gulator* ot the lanai ttma." Ha
agreed to try to aeeura a quart of
milk a day and went off with a more
wtioleaome raapart far the tu|a$
green*; lettuce, and fruit an hi* owe
Another inatnnta of hoar the man
are Urteraatcd in food la given by
Mta. McKimmon fa* coming Iron
Hanhamajuan Oawwty, where on* af
tha club# decided to eerve a lunch to
the county earn aiWan* re that they
might mb juat what girta wwba get
ting oat of dub work. Tha girla oak
in ■ steam pressure ceoker. They had
been taught food values and bow do
serve a well balanced meal.
At th« -board meeting, the menu
consisted of chicken soup, chicken
croquettes, ham, creamed pease pota
toes, hot biscuits, tomato and lattaCe
»ala<l, wsth peach Bavarian cream aad
cake far daasert. A pot of good hot
coffee went with the meal. The six
teen guests expressed themselves at
l)ciag wen fed sad well pleased aad
ware emphatic In their praise af the
work being done.
The preparation of this meal was
one of the bast cooking lessons the
Club over ha«l and the readiness shown
lx the preparation and earring In a
place where few conveniences were
to he had showed the development of
reeoarcefolneai as wall.
Nr. Morrises Against Isijarliag To
Foderai Taa State Aad MaekT*
pal Bawds ~“"
Raleigh, Dec. Id.—Governor Cam
eron Morrison expects to attend the
conference of governors at Whit*
Sulphur Bp rings, and srill stoutly ap
pose Ik* Washington propoaal to
mbjsct to federal tax future issue*
of state aad municipal bonds, af char
acter such aa bra now and have hith
erto been exempt from taxation.
Governor Morrison takes the posi
tion that the issuance af bonds is a
method af trancing state aad local
governments that is besemary to the
progress and wall being af the pree
ent aad future generations, and
bonds can be advantageously sold ore
ly under conditions which insure the
stability af the investment. Thera
eoa'd be no assurance of stability of
ratam on securities subject to the
caprices of say taxing D*WPP,
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Cincinnati, Doe. 11.—Poor thoo
■ond quart bottle. af bottlad la bond
whlakey in 170 barrel* labeled M*w»r
ool (loot” wate aatsail la Ova Big Four
ralraad yard* ber* yeeterday by Pad
oral prohibitiaa agent* and Clneinnat
pollen TKa aaeidrntal (trapping of
on» of the barrel* by a waihman lad
t® the diaeooary of Vho liquor, which
aaeardlag to lha Mil of lading, bad
baan aMppod by "Jama* Dark" at
(leak rook, fl C., U the Gordon Broa
Storage Company at Chicago
Anyone familiar with the fart* win
agree that the yraa* af rmrni North
Carolina am* aoror mor* noadod, and
that it* apportoalty ora* **t*t groov
New York,
the Onaadal
vitn/actory I
IraSe ia
h'xti level
vrmber tt. can,
which **0,
000 over
year ago, and
wrok in 10Z0.
«m 14,000
decline ia
by fhe loaa
Lie craaation
Great L '
iliH and
of oalfut,
Ur* 80 par
bet trade
ere and
otieai of
firm and
1 twill* that
yaar la aot
► On
at •
daily rata 11,000,
000 tea* a
September. aqatoreaat by
U>e carrier* goad and it t»
considered Uet jhaWimbCT ^ freight
cars ordered wjFsoox may reach,
110.000, which faflhc total for lilt
and is the lmrgfat Agree rapraoantod,
.'or any. other peer'since TtlZ.
A recession af aboat two per oast
in tho ratio of fdaorvo of the coot■
Mned Federal Metre} eytoaan Mm*
that figure doe*, to 14.3 pur cent,
nig l« (lightly than nay other
figure recorded Ala year, but ia
rtm high enough'to demonstrate raff
ample supplies fi omniaorcihl credit
C*nX Onttewk ‘
With the CaaMa. Bureau reporting
cotton gipntngs'to Docnmber t, at(
8.818.090 bales, Ac grade is mom
than erer IncBaid to stow that tho
crop wilt aaooif to slightly leas than
10.009,000 baton Instead of tho tJ
000.000 halos w«Ch were gia-Tirntd a
few weeks ago. . 1
With this Aaago Of. gentail and
with report* of eerenttou of artoytty
la foreign text* renters, tha prise
of the staple tall hack chase to 34
rents. At this loreC howerer the mer
est appeared w*0 liquidated and poi
• a* rallied before As rad'af the port
"och- to gppredkhatcly at pant*.
The grain meAMte haw* been rt*»
ar quiet, partly because of an un
certainty regarding foreign d*rtltg
menta, hut prtoad base been not Util
Much interest 4 displayed la Ac
Heating of At ^Alod Fremiere new
Sejag hold iq legdoa'. aq It to rreHrel
Aat tha 4ad fags ettarlag up tf As
German mparatfoua mad Intar-alltol
lebt problem br. pressing. A sot rained
optimism prate# ou tha basis of re
lation* Hetwaeqr_A* French aad Mb
i*h gorerereoadto * ■'» .
h» Unlto-I MferCoal Cwmmiaaloa
Si*o »lr*»dy. d+fea»ed the (*M|»
-.Ion amour IU aP*b«n that the MU
ninoaa ladartrr k *ka United fttotai
» o*ertor»*JayaC.a*d that goad W
(toeaa and goad (Maanghia raaatee ta.
•Mton to eaaaa'tp* eodtoifcing apn
tow raal mining to»r*Mon«, accordin'
to a aUtoaaat Rada pete lie today.
Cmpt In a Rw tocetlttea. wheat
trandpartoliwa addition mar atodifi
J>a general rpk Hu eearmiaatea aa
aartod, incraaaMBMatag aalltllp wf
da ham. Tha f«Maa» maaefeto aaa
minim cagaaltfc-feo aecaaaMan tar
fear a*Id, "caanfe far lam towar fe
yatoa at aaal to*l| hecaarto feat
taadlitoa at feto^h ta waatotaC
# #
■toflar* to
which horn
tlon; joro hnodrod
of note clog Trccaary mrUfkmto of
lodobt»doM« m4 one hutel mi)
Uon in latorMd oa the public debt
Vbc Victory ootM taOod, oc which
hUmUJUaa Ooo—brr It. boor
An coiMMctioB with tbTlWoy'pcy
went ootco tcfotcg in t 1-f ]Jo
•ml aa lame of MW)OM|Mt of
I kaahmt cowmr mxiba or
I out a* iwfcw dwtr * *
t'kMt «f fMd*n Amu Wt MM
r— wt wen Aw>
t4n4i A A I, —iJ —*
—mm T* Ammd PrwkiWio.
wy roaatt ..s „m ,>i _.k|
Woib.njf.oi>. o. -Rde. d. or
prohibition, In cmybt,’! ir
:be Houae made a clean wt«|, Friday,
a kncrklar out ameV.-iunu to -.i*
iuohibition recUun ef tV T -oryj
■op’y hi] urbir*. tbc« rltliiw-' ux.-r
derlRwd to weaken rjf jrc< ucu of
the VoUtood Uw.
8:*'4i.>e -loi> at uBvpixaeg
totior HM. Republican. Maryland.
•nHffct to I mil the money tpondiny
artMtiw of Ike prohlbli'on, bat
i»J* propoa Ja were Uixan ohi b*,fl]y
■ tb'rty minute* of bitter nobota
n wb>S the manner of the kw'i «n
f.truomvnt waa commended ord corv
iomttt I. Nnjnrrour reference* were
oanda to the annual adJerrx to Cun
"«« duHvoiVod in the day by Pixel
•tr aiNirf, tad tbe-b vet
-v» apelaa— wlwn m*pfbe-» rmM
bnt to* Pi evident bed s» d t-te Slrbt
eaatb AutentlmeM »ti hete to IU}.
The bill vtood like it «t/»n • wall
>P*vd attacks by Mr. CT«r» *»*oy.
nbich often Sndn'rd only himvetf
It baa not cached the pob.l .r rum
** ton%M heoanae of a>
h defer until teraem r M ta era
•peuviatan for ■MMUm faec pevot
uruvsta for band p-aaeav on r.Wrb to*
pdvlil at toe Sanaa af Tlnjcrarl,^.
Tba Mgfoat vote a»iin»t too pro
htolhoB group vrai eeven, that nom
^*r »f nanibaii aappartinj an amend
Mat by ImmmMlee Tlnkbaa, *e
dhat nan amplarad in enforcement
*• appointed from ton
PdenvlM acainvt Sd in oppeettlon.
rw. w«*
dlivrMf J. V/. *■ *l Art*n rniUMUirui
k*1 OfUJ >bn JiU anaual round'"
irr tax** bayiMdsp ody sast weok
I'unt « It! liny of hi* wisieikttu on
"■vtf*r data* sin bo ianaed to ibv
unMIc wftjii Inn 4«t* few days.
1 haar^ urtll . < pontrd la ta lanlaipua
~'atfr tar V a b-nvfh all pnaamt
'*bo dralrr to avail thfm»VM of
tka oppertu liy of a (rip to
tko (wnlmo.
Duo to a .unr system (fiat htto re
qntrrd eaua'.lcrmbtr tttao to inaapw
n>«t. tho tax be oka are lata this year
i». i j-ttar iko taxpayvn hava aeration
ca Mv-Tf tv rorieto- plan of nta>
tb. Individual taste is 1»
brtirvod that overran# wilt asroo that
too btaadta of the Bow ayatom ait!
CreaUy ofTwt (be time lort la prepar
es tb* IMS hooka.
Oa tho IV* of tbo tax roevpita it
placed the vnluatton of tka property !
ar.d fbt raw far taxes On tka reoatw
Udo of tho meeipt Utarv is printed
coiaicy rare, the actiael lory. >».<
tcwMliip and cpectol dUtiict leefee.
«• that any taxpaper imp imaddy hr
ah* to lnr« foi himaclf the why
and> of die wn total on
hb nrdpt
It b believed that tax money will
tlnu b Mare rapidly fair pear than
! i former year, on areoant of the
3,w *Vt»n which tt {> OiMfht wm
prore entirely iitldnlery to n«y.
A considerable Member of pemas
hare called at the thdrUft ill! d.
ivadp la ardor to pay tarn, and the
diciiif aajre ha will an t'toee who
hc »e prompt farther trouble bp *>
«« into their own pteciacta with bit
aeelu next week.—Barnett Ceunty
Mew*. •
(HatMtt Coaa ty News.)
uvc courteouse Monday
*«• treated to a droa* rehearsal at
whan the newly elected county
•Actele caimblod la fa# courtroom
oad recited the oath of office to Horn.
Q&a. Bow, who swore cadi and rrery
•na of the incoming officials with a
hard aad standfast oath to observe
duo diligence In the oboervaacc as1
wall as -performance of the various'
dutW pertain tag to thsir offices.
The retiring board of county oem
■^•dpweiu two of whom have agreed
to stick it out for another two years i
la the morning, aad by their:
••tea ipw the manor matters issuing!
bafasu them tang tfcelr swan song as!
thsy voted up on the mensurra. The'
hraod shoulders of Chairman Jim
Byrd seemed to rise up an inch ar
two as they felt the harden lifting,
and Us genial entile broadened late
a full grin la anticipation of the rap
idly approaching moment when hit
amrite would bo cpreed ever other
Jacb Jordan, aim of the teen frith,
ful comeniaaioners who over comatia
whs baa te*wt bis official time
In hooping doggedly, determinedly at
** tor *he good and welfare of tbo
rid eeunty. leeked the look of the
■*'l •“* Tn gwtnc. bach, to
ABham." Mr. Jordan has made great
sent fins to erdar to be uhto to serve
**■ county. That ho has served It,
*rithf»Hy and efficiently in the nnl
rarsal semmsat.
Mr. Bah Jehasoa, tha Other earn
ratartonir wha to relleead to pa book |
hatoe to tha parwer af hit awn h*
dHtowJ ahekela, leaked tired bat hap.
W * Imp tarn far Mm.
aad whan ha toaaad hto plea to Um
aaton that ha ha allewad to pa to
►aatoa far hi
*• mtm w.tiie catatap
* tha aM board head
Ha raw tn tha mm wk.etl. Maw aad
*aa tha whole aatdt Mapped op Into
*• wttnaaa da core
*M"- Chm Beat, wha baa at read
*e sooty aa atoantap aM ha* bee*
eMatol adariatotrm
Ma aad welfare af Har^^Ld^
dha bar aad daak eat the aau to tha
aaafr Mtotod. aad ha was partial to
aaaa. hat sharped thaw that, ferae*,
i lap an attoar lataraato. they •beald
kaap aa aye ai»«ta.l ta oeanty'r weal
Tkmm partaking af the oath ware:
Bill McAtan, chert#; Lon Chatfta,
clerk: Deep McDonald, auditor; Will
F sucett, regleter, Canines* Brown, re
corder; Ota*. Hlghtirith, coroner;
Hugh Prince, euregper; and the com loner*: 1. A. Taylor. W. J. Mae
8ten art, 3. A. Bechanan, J. A. Ben
Lcr, IT. J. McNeill.
The finance committee of the re
tiring hoard, after day* af checking
•p, made report of ’eotUwncnt with
Sheriff Me Aetna far 1H1 taxeavTfce
rdport in fall H printed In another
A resolution *a pnaued to the ef
fect that * atari os be haM up front
sheriff, clerk and register till the cler
ical error could be oometed by the
next Oencral .dmwMy. The fee
*y*tem wua intended to go Into effect
December 1, lm, hut earn* aleopy
; yoit clerk on emceed the Ml w m to
read IttS. The ceeaty want* the
act to take affect a* af this year.
McDonald reported a tuD
aud final aeUtewent with A. A. Mc
Donald, cleric af otoft. and the anme
wa* app rowed and aeeepted. The audi
tor reported cheek* In bund to cower
»n fund* be longing to the county
The needy InaUlled hoard effected
arginimtioa by Meeting Jeaeee A.
Teytoe eh airmen end X. F, Young
attorney. Upon lecenunendettow of
hoard,.the newly sleeted reoard
•r appointed Neill MMUff Salmon -
•Miemr of tea recorder'. court
The board dofmod tho appoint.
Wmm. Ml the
Uppn UtU* Wear petitioned for
•0 election on tea asUbllehment of
• control high aebooL Tha data wu
"*•«« •* Jamnary 14, and registrar*
wm ■ISilnlij'm f*Bc*r»:-P*r x*t
li B. P. Stephan; for No. *; D: W.
***♦• )•■*«•• wSl be; Nor No. ■
1: D. A. Coffin., Walter Mat thaw.;
for No. t; D.' A. Cantor <*, D t. Nov
0. N. Shall waa appohrtod to f|B
eWea of alto rrtetdar.
Aaiion apo» Mm asostor of farm
4r« protect** «M deferred tn the
to'tnry mooting
The matter of loaning tha aoenty
r*m wao toft In Bm benda of Com- -
The wot* of tha ham jsMonstra
tto* agent. Him Bridge, pm op
proved and »he waa aepapad lor an
other year.
Tho Board of Bdeeatlee ra^oawed
a joint ntetisg with tha County IN
»"4 Doaomhar t|th was set aa
tho date.
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