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Driven By ReHgtyis Mania
Mother and Daughter Kill
Father As Ottering To God
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Desperate Crime Reported from
Florida; Girl Stamped Aged
Man to Death; Victim Form
erly was a Resident of Gas
tonia, N. C,
Tampa, Fla. March 13.?"I stamped
him to death with my feet." This
was the unemotional statement today
by Eva Winchester, the 18-year-old
tlaughter of the dead man, J. C. Win
chester, 55 yiars old, formerly of
Gastonia, N. C. His body was found
this mofning at Sefiner, a village ten
miles east of Tampa.
The girt implicated her mother in
a statement in which she said she
was ordered to kill by her mother.
Both are in jail here charged with
murder. ; j
A story of a religious sect was told
by the girL She said her father had
suffered two strokes of paralysis re
cently. She, her mother-and father,
visited St. Petersburg together in one
of the meetings of the sect last Sun
day. The father, according to the
girt, was so benefited by attending the
meeting that her mother felt an offer
ing to God should be made for the
The killing of the father was de
cided upon as the offering, she said.
The aged man was led 150 yards
and killed and his body dragged back
to the house and left on the doorstep
where it was found by the authorities.
The woman walked two miles this
morning from home and calmly told
a school teacher of their act. He, in
turn, notified the sheriff who went to
the scene and recovered the body and
placed the women under arrest.
MEN OF CHRISTIAN CHURCH
ENJOY AFFAIR GIVEN BY
LAMES?OR. COREY SPEAKS!
; The ladies of the Christian" chuteh
entertained 4|be men on Friday eve
course dinner was served at*. 7:00
o'clock to the 40 guests present, the
most notable of whom was Dr. A. E.
- Corey of Kinston.
After the lot- course Rev O. E
Fox, pastor of the church, introduced
Dr. Corey, as the pnneiapl speaker
of Hie occasion. Dr. Corey's address
on the church work in general was
presented hi an admirable way and
made a great impression on his
A vote of thanks was afterwards,
tendered tbeladiee for the very de
ABOUT im CANDIDATES.
"VENGEANCE IS MINE"
COPPER NEEDS SALESMEN.
FORI* NOT INTERESTING, f ,
IF DAUGHERTY TALKED.
(By Arthur Bisbaoe) -
How many sturdy Americans wiH
^ ing to ierue their country are now
planning to be president, do yousup
poeel Theyo waa a general feeling
thtR McAdoo had the democratic
- nomination unless AI Smith could get
k away from him. It abemed certain
that lfcr. Coolidge ted the republican
nomfnaljo^by an overwhehning ma
s.'S./ ennsf pnmuses.^
thousand "serious*1 candidate. ? -
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nmntr oil inifn tig Hi imi
fi wat w? m in -the loaamn.
plain, through advertising in plain
language, what copper means and
what it SAVES in building, no com
pany able to produce copper.at. 20
cents a pound, or better, need lack
The house last will take up.
Henry Ford's Muscle Shoals offer. It
seems hard to get anything moving
when no gentleman "on the' inside" is
to get any money in a satchel or any
"loan" from a friend.
Ford offers millions to the govern
ment, cheap fertilizer to the farmer
and, most important, demonstration
of the use that can be made of water
po wer. But that isn't enough to in
terest gentlemen accustomed to "pri
vate talks," "private codes" and "pri- j
vate financial arrangements." . I
glorious country now owes $2lj78l -
j 936,852. It takes a big and prosper
ous country to owe as much as thafc
! And while we ought to-pay off rkp- i
idly, we COULD1 owe fiwe times that
amoant, and more, too, and not be
j bankrupt. *
Man nnd' SAiMn With mow*
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confidence than intelligence intend to
produce in New York a play, "All
GodV Chilian Got Wings." '/
I ft) this play; a white woman falls
in lore with a negro, marries him.
and, kneeling before him, kisses the
negro's hand. A foil blooded negro
of unusual intelligence wifl play ofte
Ipart, AT white -wonsan the
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L Tfyu* is pe^ps im tai? that can
stop this foolishness, but common in- :
telligence and(fecency should stop it,
IF ONLY FORMfe &XE OF THE
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F The dullest i^nd connected, with
? and kissing a negrols hand is a bad
thfcg for .the colored people, of whom
there are tans of thousands in/New
York?to say nothing of millions else-,
where. v. ? j
, Attorney General |Daugherty de
clares that "if some senators do not
resigwhe, Daugherty, will cause seine
fl^rc^augherty fcSifrl^the differ
ence between a "splash" and a Ettle
f teh lith Sea|est^ tt^Sy
than half a < oze estimations.
Publication of Mr. Daugherty'g pri
vate informations would earn*
, '"focae is even worse r.ewaabMt
?whaledsjthan about bees. 'Whales are
: corning op from the South Pole
I from blubber, whalebone from their
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? Vice President Aims*
*3eorje L. Beery. PraeidMit of
the Interna tionai Printing Press*
men's Union, has filed la Ohio M
candidate for Vica-Pr iiiiiel totbe
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Where 18 Were Killed aad |0Q Injure?. by E-rhr: -i
Scene of the terrific plant" aSf* Nixon, N. J^; Where war materials were bein? sal
vaged to make fertilizer. The shock of the explosion was felt in New York City and for a distance .of
20 miles. ' ?
Money For New
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List Dollar Raised on (be Final
Day of the Drive and Much
Interest Manifested by
By All Workers.
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Goldsboro, March 13.?Sixty thou
sand dollars worth of stock was sold
yesterday, the final day of the drive
for . the new hostlery here, and the
$100,000 needed has been acquired
and is awaiting the bids of the con
tractors. The last day was marked
with spirited selling and at the close
of the campaign a monster meeting
of rejoicing was staged by the stock
salesmen and those interested. ?.
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WEEK OF STUDY
The week of March 17, will be ob^
f*?rv<ed as "a Week of Study by mem
Ibers of the Baptist congregation,
this study class wilt-ferted by ReyJ
D. E. Hill at T:S9" o'clock every 'evef
from Monday until Friday, and
?/ Thp subicct. "Stewardship and MIbt
ml take up as an introduction the
Eimn laws of teaching, and as this
will prove most helpful every one is
requested to take a notebook and jdtSj
tend the "first meeting "on Monday
MERRlT MATRONS -
A most deligblfulxneeting of the
Merry Matrons was held with Mrs. J.'
lO." Pollard on Wednesday afternoon.
|, The reception rooms were tastfu!-,
ly decorated with early spring flow-j
ers and here the gtar enjoyed
?hat?(fepkid serving.ft^>^fe|^;-- fl
_C A delicious fruit selady^, sand-,
wiehes, saltinea 4nd hot cof^w were?
served by the hostess. Each plato I
contained besides refreshments ;
Irtehjoke and a fire craeker wrapped
in green paper Ifhteh together with
green|i[j$jt cups fiUed'-With" salt^oi ai-.
monds^anri greenL^ints^feinShdeil the
guests that St. Patrick's Day wfc?;
Special guests of Mrs. Pollard were,
Miss Sarah Pollard, Mesdatnes J. H.
"Piggies" Fijjit Among Them
selves and PawkEarth After
Scotland Neck, A&hrch 12.?Sheriff
Ilerbert Johnson, CSJef of Police C.
T. Lawrence and E. Woodfin, a
federal prohibition dfficer, this week
raided the premises Foy Devereau,
who lives at Pollock's Ferry, about
six miles from Scotland Neck-, and
found, seereted. in ak old barn, fifty
gallons of masfc, seiferal measuring
pots and a numberliquor' con
tainers. The nttatawos poured on
the ground-and later consumed
by hogs on the farm while die con
tainers and the megjjcurin|r pots were
held as evidence in the con
A thorough was made of
all the buiidingson |be premises, in
cluding Devereaux^s^ residence, but
the still could not tie iocated. The ne
gro was arrested and taken to Wel
dpn, where he will Mj? tided before a
' :-'jAfter;jthe negro arrested
rr-* Jill uU't'W r ..-^T
ipitttfe and fightingferociously wixh
each othejr. in fi^fiose who sa*
Qielhogs eut^g Jj^very jnueh as
of the fire-water thought that the
expression "act like a hog" could be
qell reversed. : '
Members of the Bright Jewel Banjl,
gave a mock carnival on Saturday'
afternoon last in the hall over Joy
ner-Cox store Mis. J. Loyd Hortor
the smaller children of the Methodist
"Tom Sawyer" sldesbbWs, a -fishing
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pond where tiny - ftanewaen could
catch dolls, marblesi t^ps, 'etc., were
main features of attraction, while
others doing a rushing" business we*
the tenth where kisses were sold and
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Mr. Henry R. Brown, of Green
ville, Tenn., Made a Short
Talk on the Advantages
of Poultry Industry '
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! The. presence of Mr. Henry It.
! Brown, of Greenville, Tenn., added
much to the interest of the monthly
meeting- of the Pitt County Poultry
Association, which was held in the
Chamber of Commerce rooms yester
Among other things, Mr< Brown, in
a short address, gave expression to
the following; "Greenville, Tenn., is
one of the greatest poultry centers
of the United Stai.es. Green county,
of which' Greenvi0e\is the county seat,
produces two and a Quarter million
dollars worth of poultry products an
nually, practically all of which is net
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profit. Almost every- farm .has &
small flock qf* chickens,
^We hare a cold stora?i>Jan#itf> ,
-4000 capacity^ TKb plan* speciality
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week and 15 car loads go out regu
larly on this day. At other tipies
the increased amount makes it neces
sary to have solid train loads going
to the consuming centers of popular
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"I have remarked to my son-in
aw Bert James, many times that this
e:tion seemed to me to offer unus
"jaTcpportunities for poultry develop
ment. You people have a wonderful
climate, not. subject to the extreme
cold that we have in Tennessee. Un
questionably. it is a profitable busi-.
nthtk Piret, every farm should Have
a small flocioAnd" then there is plen
ty of room an/, a promising, profit
able outlook for the one who wants
to entet on a commercial scale.
It was declared at this meeting that
% J. B. Tucker exhibited the cham
pion piilfet if all"^breeds competing
at the TCcent tri-state poultry jsHow
which was held at Kinston. In addi
tion, Mr. Ticket won every first^prize
offered on White Leghorns and Kad
best pen. in Uia- Mediteraaean class.
This is a signal honor for Pitt coun
ty and easily -shows what can be
dciiw. ]&r. Tucker Is voting qulfe
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much tliought to the poultry business
.and doubtless "will gradually develop
a large farm. Mr. Tucker is also
thoroughly convinced that standard
bred fowls are the only ones td ileal
Mr. J. J Jenkins also exhibited at
the Tri-State Poultry Show at Kin
ston and won every first prize on Mi
norcas, including best cockerel in
Mr. Jenkins in .commenting on 'Mr.
Tucker's best pullet, said: "Judge
Weaver stated that this pullet was
the best he had ever seen even in- *
eluding those exhibited in the'famoos |
Madison Square Garden shows and^U^
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MRS. S. E. MURPHREV BURIED
The funeral of Mrs. Sarah ijpxabeth '
Morphrey, who died Wednesday after
noon at the age of 79 years, was held
at her home about four miles from
here Thursday afternoon at *5 o'clock,
with Rev. L. B. Durham/ pastor of the
Second Advent church of Four Oaks,
conducting the services. Interment
was in the old DLxon burial ground
near the home.
? Mra." Murplwy bad /been ??' patient ;
sufferer for twelve months and wan -
&i*ied on \wt#Q&L, birthday,~
gentje, kfad 3hd greatly beloved by
scores of friends and. acqoalntances.
She is survived by four daughters:
Mrs. Mollie Pippin, Mrs^Lhaie Car
raway of this city, Mrs. A. C. Bynum
and Miss Fannie Murphrey; and our J I
sons: Messrs. E. O. Murphreyj R. D.
Murphrey, C. R. Murphrey and 'J. B.
MmWpSy &rf this city. Mr." W. E.
Murphrey of this city was a Bt?p-sdn.
VALUE OF MILK . ?
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Pure, fresh, rick rniik. ?& one of the .
most complete single^ foods we have.
ing children thrive upon it; yputh is '
goodly portion of the health antT 1
compared with it. It is good-at every
man. It is fit food for the gods. 1
AS A M h EATE1H;|30 IS HE. ^
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Jon^^ sct ^*5 ii^d, it? '
d^bes ' I
, Political Manager
Mrs. Edith Ixmgfield, of Ft.
Wayne, Tod., has been selected by
Mayor Shank of Indianapolis to
manage his capeign for the Gov
ernorship of Indiana.
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of Newport News, Va. Made
Eir& Visit to Local Club And
Presents It With Prize For
Local Rotarianx. are. stilL. talking
enthusiastically about their meeting
on-Tuesday evening last when Dis
trict Governor Franklin A. Lenz, of
Newport News, Va., made his first
official visit to the Farmyille olub.
A- spirited song of greetings. to
Ftank: Lenz was followed by the in
vocation byt Shorty Fox, after which
a delectable three course dinner was
After a short introduction: by Pres
ident' George Wheeler, the. governor
arose and presented a handsotfie
gavel to the local club from the Chris
tianburg Rotarians, who after a close
attendance contest, gracefully accept
ed' th^ir defeat ancf- sent the prize
to the victors. . Governor Lenz com
plimented the cldb on Its attendance
recbrd and launched forth- into a
Speech on the spirit and ideals of
Rotary, which thrilled and inspired
every member present.
The singing of several lively songs
concluded the program.
A meeting of the directors and
chairmen of the different committees
was held directly afterivards. ' At this
tftne GOvrttor Lenz ?poke of the du
ties and purposes of each officer and
committee and" his wise counsel was
'This was the last-of the 39 clubs
in the 37th district to- receive the dis
trict governor in his official capacity.
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^Mnt Pierce -waajtesfess io v.
*?k# splendid repoft Jo- be offfrtf
bjfc this organization shows $485 ex
pended daring the. year# including
current expenses* gifts to foreign
and home; missions, orphanages and
colleges, and this snm is $200 over
their budget. Mrs. R A, Bynum and
Miss Sarah Pollard were chosen as
delegates to the Presbyterial wi$h
Mrs. Wj G. Sheppard as alternate and
the following officers, were elected at
this time: tr;>
Mrs- K. A..Bynum, president; Mrs.
A. S. Bynum, vice-president; Miss
Sarah Pollard, secretary and treas
urer; Mrs. A. S. Bynum, chairman of
Circle I and Mrs. J. M. Hobgood,
chairman of Circle II.
A$ter the meeting, had adjowfued .
the hostess served delicious refiteeh- ?
mcnts, consisting of pear 5atyul, sand
wiches, pickles, saltines and hot cof
fee. J / '
WOMAN'S MISSIONARY; ,
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iJie womans missionary oocieiy
)f the Christian church held its 'reg
ular meeting on Friday afternoon
wtlfo Mrs. O. E. Fox at the parson
jaiaskets of yellow daffodils :<$nd
onquils wera artistically arranged in
he living room and 40 members Jfcre
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and,Mrs. iGeorge Windham respec
tively^ ATWpful and inspiring talk
Corey of Kinston was - ;
After jheTJ>rogram delicious chifck- . ?
joffee were serve* by the hostess.; ; .
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YOUNG PEOPLES' CIRCLE
Mr. Maynard Thome was host to
the Younp" Peoples' Circle of; |he "
Christian church on Thursday ;?W
liing at the home of Mrs. O. E. BVx.?..%
The interesting program had: as
ria Rasberry, assisted by Miss Sao
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At the tSwe of the the ran