JOSEPH US DANIELS 1
SUGGESTED AS OUR
The North Is Interested
* in Talk about Tar Heel
for Nation's Leader.
New York, Feb. 20t?Political and
personal friends of Josephus Dan
iels, former secretary of the navy,'
axe quietly sounding out sentiment
in this state, as weft as other sec
tions of the east, as to the possible
availability- of the North Carolina ed
itor as the next democratic presiden
tial nominee. ?
The Daniels boom is a tiny one as
yet, no bigger than a man's hand.
it has risen out of the steam of
the boiling Teapot Dome. It has
much the same- impetus as the move
ment which has been started in some
localities for the nomination
of Senator Walsh, of Montana, the
man who has had the burden of the
Dome investigation on his shoulders
for more than a year.
- It has been recalled the political
career of Charles E. Hughes, now
secretary of state, grew out of an in
vestigation, when he was special
counsel for a New York legislative
? committee, which showed up some of
the illegal practices of big insurance
I In the case of MrDawel^ni?
I friends have teetatiwely brought him.
I forward before. Tfyey have consid-.
I exed hi mas gaesidential timber long
I before the Teapot Dome disclosures
I showed him in. such a favorable light.
I They have believed Mr. Daniels would
I have the baching of many of the best
I elements pf his party.
I Not the least potent of the influ
lNenees claimed to be-behind Mr. Dan
? his is that of Wiltiasmfenaings Bry
an. When Mr. Bryan announced
I some time ago that ha'had a "dark
I horse" under cover for the dnmcnd
I ie convention to be held in this .city
? the latter part of next June, many
? liiefinn 'elt he had Mr. Daniels in
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[ Prct^a^t Choice
former DmuoeratlikiiHiator Atiee
Poiuerene of Ohio. triUbed by PcmI>
deat Coolidge special counsel with
H. S. StrswD of Chldkgo ta prose
cate the Federal invtstigation f
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FRIDAY PROVED GA|A DAY
FOR THOSE ATTENDING
ARBOR DAY ^XEROSES
An event which will |p down in
the history of Farmville; as one of
great significance, took pliee on Fri
day last when Arbor Daj exercises,
as arranged by the Faxw-Teaeber
association, were carried %it at the
high school in a most admirable and
The invocation w^s givci^ by Rev.
D. E. Hill, of the Baptist church,foV
lowed by the scripture reading by Su
perintendent G. R. Wheeler, j^tesons
from the trees were drawn Rev.
B. B. Slaughter who relatfc& the
cause and future of the tree, %ooked
in its first growth, and contrasted it
with the stately one towering near
-A group of . children gave V:"Tbe
Planting of the Oak," which was fol
lowed by a beautiful - vocal ^sok>,
"Down in the Forest," rendered by
Miss Mary Jerome. ;v;
A recitation, "The^Oak," by ?tUe
mm .Mfidied Horton^jras greatl^en
joyed, as wa$ the "Anthem for Ar
bor Bey" sung by the entire assfm- ;
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IJUNIORS ENTERTAIN SENIORS
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R R. Newell Ask Dam
ages For A Fractur#?
Leg, Other Injuries.
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Wilson, Feb. 20.?E. R. Newell, to*,
cal tobacco man, has filed suit;
through his counsel, O. P. Dickinson,
fir $10,000 damages against SL W.
Smith, R. T. Smith, B. T. Smith and
Kersey Smith. Summons have been
served on the four defendants ami
papers-will be filed with the clerk of
superior court within a day or two. .*
The suit is the outcome of anal
leged assault on Newell by the Smijftia:
in the eariy i?jt of last year f?>m
which Newell buffeted a fractured
leg and several minor Injuries.
F.- P. Swindell is the attorney for,
the defendants. iCfij
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ORDER EASTERN STAR
HAS INTERESTING MEET
On Tuesday evening 23 members,
of the O. E. S. enjoyed a most inter
esting meeting of that order in the
Masonic hall. J
As the members assembled they no*
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iX UIMUI^UJMICU ill
Eas^ who proved to be George Wasfi-'
ington. After the opening ceremonies
the marshal! presented the flag while
the Worthy matron 'paid a noble tnb-:
ate to its. stars and bars.The rendi
tion of the Star Spangled Banner and
the oath of allegiance were given im
an inspiring' manner (iiso. '
A reading, "A Few Facts Aboufc
Viraahingtd^ the Maaop," was given
by Mrs. R. A. Fields, which described
hi* Judge,and several ze&s anting
whfcii was his chair, kept under a;
glass ease* but which although tfjjt
years old, renders serviee now on spe
cial occasions. The pictures of th*se
a* i"^: JuiaII
relic* were viewed wKn mucn tntm-,
**A poem, "Tribute to George Wash
by ftjbwt Mocji&^^undcr ox
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and ability**8 "
L.v y^f hUv SlIlKlIlK-? Q<?. ,'Ovw1j
. tewingtl^ fof his father and
4bodp^S?^W?h<IWt 4-outh ad
mitted was Ma jttd&erty; ..The^ojiee
?stated; that sboj^r,adSa^ lfea#irteB
had fear* takeninto custody he had
Sb storr related how. life two sisters
had been ^wnod to death' in their
home in a Georgia town a year ago,
fheV*atti^> which they ??
sleeping1-S5-s tttilateri with kero-'
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dub toob fe ^he .high sdtool build
ing . fl$jy; caj^ppd a . weft served
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[Willi BUILD A
r PRESS. WILSON
State Memorial Associa
tion IS Organized In
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Raleigh, Feb. 20.?Meeting here
last night a group of the state's most
prominent ..citigenf? organized the;
North Carolina Wood ro^ lfl[ilson Me
morial association for the purpose of
securing'* funds for erecting.'? perma
nent memorial to the late' ex-Ptcpi
dent on the campus of Davidson .<?oi
leg?i wherehc deceived hfe &rly. col
legiate education. Walter Murphy,
of Salisbury was elected chairman
of the organization and given author
ity. to direct a state-wide campaign,
I Bfr, ww instructed Ijn ap
point two men and two women to
serve on a permanent state commit
It was suggested at the meeting
that Governor Morrison ahd Josephus
, Daniels be given positions as honor
ary presidents of the association. No
definite action was taken on the sug
Among those attending the organi
zation meeting were John G. Dawson;
chairman of the state democratic ex
ecutive committee; DwUus G. Brum
mitt, Judge ^Francis D. Winston,
Charles Governor Morri
son, Judge Heriot Clarkson, Judge W.
R St?y. 6 P.
Giles, Plato Ebbs and George Pen-)
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I Falkland, Feb. 21.-A dgghtful so
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anu sonic uiu .^y?i
afraid of losing their dignity enjoyed i
, a ?? ? ?j. * rr^nnvillc
has.been ill at her
REV. J. W. HEYES ACCEPTS
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CALL?WILL FILL VACANCY
AT EMMANUEL CHURCfl
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Rev. J. W, . Heyes, minister in
charge of the work in Hyde county,
has announced his acceptance of a
call to Emmanuel church of this
city, and will enter upon his new du
ties here about March 1.
A recent letter roceived by a mem
ber of the vestry from a prominent
attorney-at-law in Swan Quarter, ,
speaks in glowing terms of tyr.'
Heyes. And as the future negjpft^
is comparatively a stranger heirjfl
jmereas frequent inquiries havr^l^ !
made by friends outside of the church
we' quote extracts of the letter be
"I have been recently informed
that Rev. J. W. Heyes has.be^v call
ed to-serve the P. E. church of 'yo^
parish, audi feel moved to! eopgratu- ,
late your congregation upoii your -
food fortune, Mr. Heyesi has beeta :
*rith us at this part of hip.v$>rk in |
Hyde county fan ? very A|ri| Hpae,
tat?M of teck .
oRlinarv hfis bcftn of fecncffe
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gjl REVEN&R BlM,;;
P^moeratic Income Ta*
"Section Wins Over the
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Wa?hkgtoh* Feb. 20*-T
Passed on with con%
revep^e bill today, leaders hoping fat
spoedy acttofi inview of
of the. income tax section tbwpgh
thAypdoption^af the democrats'. sub
stiJMejrlor^e -Mellon schedule into
^J^fd^ptod ; |^*% ;>r a
maximum surtax of, 4j# -per. cent on
incogs and over, and for
normal-t# rates of 2 per cent on in
comes between *5,000 and $a?0#,'?nd
8 per cmt^.iwwnes ?fiprf IfcQOfc
P^onabto* pxeipptions also were.jn
eieased tfaUow^O^ exemptoi f*
single persons and ^OQO for heads ?.
This action, brought; about-by. **
combined votes oj the democm^ and
republican insurgents, . settled ;.p*
main controversial point of ?/fc. W*
as.fer as amendments to sepacatp sec
tions are concerned. A vote murt yet
be taken on the entire measure, how-'
evmv and .republican leaders have u?
dteatwi they, will sek at t^at tihm io
M^^JfafflSwmracnded to committee
apd ne^incame rates adopted.
mk'-Mi consideration of uagTC .
ments. was .'resumed as mi as th#
1-2 per cent instead oi 25 per c^nt
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in 41v?r candslabt* mid ivy *** tuBe
used . ? ^ ? .
j. W. Joytter rei)d?W tbe wedtft^
ic, using tW SetenRcfe" by SirwS
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"frntil" and **At Dawning"." Mfs.
fnvner clayed Warner's uDr$fcSN2M*
ml" OS a LocaaakuiaV and MmD?w.
ras. as u " "iV.
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