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THE DAI'B ON 'I'Hfe LAHFl IV I'Hfc lATi \ U I I R PAPEK W I L L hE STOPPED THE LANDMARK. TOUR PAW DON'T LIT VOL. 47 STATESVILLE, N. C., MONDAY, J A N U A R Y 24. 1921. NO. 6B IN JAIL ON SERIOUS CHARGE. FATAL RACE RIOT AT NORL1NA. NEGROES TAKEXJTO RALEIGH G. O. P. EMPLOYED WILD Y A R N S 'HIE C H A M B E R OF COMMERCE. , MRS. HOOK'S ADDRESS. SHOT BY BLOCKADERS. W. S. Bell is in Jail Charged With Having Drugged and Criminally · Assaulted Margaret Stamper, a 17- Year-Old Girl -- Had Taken Automobile Trip to the Country--Physician Called About 1 O'clock Sajs the Girl Had Been Outraged. W. S. Bell, white, will be given a ' wt-u- taken from the \varren county TM- Vo»nrP« Norlina is Quiet Today Following the In Answer to Dr. ampbell's Charges !K!d Enthusiast, c Get-Together Meet- · Shaking I'nder the Auspices of the,, It is Alleged That Robert WJk*X. Three Negores ·«»»·»*.»_**««.ME[_L w ..«.,. * t ,.,_ ,,, .,,;.,, slandered Mr. Hard-np, ing Friday Evening--Some of the Woman's Club, Mrs. C. C. Hook While Hunting, Was Lynching Last Night, but the Col ored People Are Angry and Arc Be- . Five Whites and Wounded in Race Clash at Norlina --Thirteen .Negroes Arrested By Further Trouble Expected. XT ,, T , , ,,. tu S(ate Fraud- Washington, · · -- - i 4 tir i m ocbo,i TMrH h^ene 01 me lyuciiinirs 01 i \ \ o negroes of the answc hearing tomorrow morning before jail at \Varrenton by a maskea moo f maJ , as , m i d n i , ht L i) O U E hton Mayor L B Bristol on a charge of tarly this morning and shot to death. , n% a i settu , d illto qa iet today and no tion* commit'.. wayor L,. o. crisioi on a cnarge 01 N o r i i n a Jan . 23 . _ According to: furtht ... trouble is anticipated. upon the cunt. criminal assault on Margaret Stamp- rt . ports recei v e d here from Warrenton | ^ arrenton ncme guard ordered out Ike Campbell T er, white, who says she is 17 years old. shortly before midnight, a mob has by Governor .Morrison last night are in Congress v.. In advance o fthe hearing, the best surrounded the jail there, wAere 13 paroling the town, and it it n o t i o n - * indicate? t information th ; s nnner can eet as to n ei ' 06s are held char £ e(i with par- thought it w i l l be necessary to c a l l ' -lubl orr.ly c" the ScumStScU ?about affol? 0 ws° ticipation in the race riot here early, f o r f u . lh er assistance- Twenty-five his defeated R, Tr . i X ? w h n live? at Mr D C tc * lay - Several Sh ° tS ^ reported t o ' c i t i z e n s were'deputized t o patrol t h e According f Lockman's, o T i t h P Boulevard, started *TM hTM fired T^T* ^ TM l °w *if S J,, ni * ht a f l e r t h e l y n c h i n - P^'« tcd bv ,«v fi a h,wl«v niUt. with closing m around the jail. With the impri. of "a^ing _ . , Representative lioughton is I're-' Suojects Discussed. to "Avoid Further , pared to Show That the Opposition j o r e O f the most enthusiastic gt/t- Vilitied the Prt-Mdent of the United]together meetings SUitt'sviiU- has si-en Dem.- A i ' Charges of f. or SO met.:m' was held Fad^v night ^ I'rged the Ladies to Club Loyalty and to "Service for Others." Mm. c. t'. Hook, president of the Mistake* far a Revenue Agent and Shot, Bit Bcdy Being Thrown ID a RiTCR. Mrs. E. II. Sentman and her nciec. at Broad Street ' w h e n the memneis of tho t ' n a m i v r of , . , . - A synopsis C.,i,,,m-ru' g-.tru red in P y t h i a n nail spokt- Tnur^uay afternoon in the Sun- K ;· · - i . . t ; u i \ e Robert to mar the report of ihc -.eiritar;, : .- T.it to the riot- of the a c t i v i t i e s of the C h a m b i i MIUV -.gnatcd to pa- i t - iiu-t.pt;'!! and to dici'ss thp \ i t a l t rough: by Dr. J. ijuestions affecting the c o m m u n i t y . r Mr. DouL'hton's seat The p r i m a r y cause for calling the - a r l a - ' l e here today, numbe-s together was to ballot o'i :. t - Mr. Do light on will R t i t r t i u i u m -4 from the Chamber of · -: the allegation of Commeicp of the United State.- w h i c h ·,n opponent. __ ; embodies an exhaustive study and re- l"rt · Federat on «f Women's Clubs, Mrs. Marius Cooper, have received · death of their Mr. Robert Wilcox, near Lambe r City, Ga., Wednesday. It b aj- .'.efrn-v, n- -o f a r j j , , r: ,, n the subject of Federal Taxa- to a picture show Saturday night with C1 ^ h *l Km Vwas said to have been tutu. «r:»i:_ r*~* n. A**-- -U«,, 1--A 1 ne mOD Was saiu 10 Ili\- uecn ^onment of the 13 ton, the case w htgroes brought hue from Xorlina following line-, ' K -instance of the ( t\»hcnsive report and recommenda- c!ay School rooms Methodist church. Mrs. Hook came leged that "Mr. Wilcox, who was only hero under the auspices of the Wo- li» years of age, was murdered. iran's Club of the town. The club According to information recetnd members and a number of other la- h * re ,' th * y° un S ma " ]?**j^i* %£ . . i. j j- \\ednesday on a hunting tnp. His dies made up the interested audience. f a ji u r e j 0 return caused anxiety. Mrs. B. F. Long, president of the Finally, following up suspicious dr- Woman's Club, introduced the spaak- cumstances, an alleged blockade?, J. er . C Thompson, was arrested, charged Mrs. Hook urged the ladies to club with the murder of the bor It is lovaltv and to "service for others.". stated that Thompson confessed that The club leader stam much wc-rk to be done :n r t vTMue a e n , and t h w W, of the car alleged ta have been W S ;; r " 0 *M in the* Warrenton section, which m'aWr'of' tire arms is said to n a v e i w » i i c h error r, Bell, blew the horn several times. He , . -, , v n p i i n a . w « rp .i loor , f m i n H nil tv,pm in'r-lndintr e, ew e orn severa imes e j four mj , es from Norlina wcre.been found on them, including Win- soon as he sa asked the girl to get in and ero, riding J' b . f the se h . fl shot s and istols . ' ' township N". A j u r y was empanneled this morn-' which increa- All Hazards, Governor ing for an inquest over the two n e g - ' l l » votes ani Tells Officers. j r - u s , Alfred Williams and Plummer ' a r e the true f'r. , , . - . , , , Raleigh, Jan. 24. -- Governor Mor- Ihi'lock, lynched last night. The 11 from his pocket an,, poured s ,,r,ip r i g o n wag aJviset , shortfy afu . r m i d .; nepr oes left in jail will be taken to Ra- night begun wh N o i i i i f ,..u..,.«^.., ..^..^ ... , apparently im-'j whites of Norlina which reached a at Lansing rt JtH^n^mS fen ~s ne hc I*-*-*- to a di-ug stor^ and get some cc.ca-co- ( rcieci la. The girl says that Bt-11 took a bot- tlf 1 from his pocket and poured sonic of the contents of the bottle into th? led to attention as p r o fft s tax i ' u ! a r r u s cQunty, .. -. it 1.08S, which work , the federated som( , ar ;jd,.s t,f first nwi-ssit\; use but not of sy assisting in of p l e a a n t hottle of coca-cola and gavo it to her to d r i n k . She says that she became unconscious and that thc la-t t h i n g s-hr rr-piembers w-is some one p u l l i n g b'-r from the front seat in favor of a sale.- tax carrying on work with these organiza- are dead. His parents :nty, as follow.-: rn'f r into the back s--at of the car. She · lid not know eno she had been know where the o'clo"k she came Mr. J. D. Troutman, on the Boulevard,) where a physician was called to sec her. 'It ·'«! understood thit thc physician is of the opinh.n that the girl had I r o n assanRpt). Roll was arrested and r'mmitt'd t o iail Saturday n i f h t j w i t h o u t bond and w i l l be given a hear-1 t "morrow im- Xorlma, Jan. T-',. w h i t e and three negroes, w^re wound, two perhaps fatally, in a near race (ioforth was placed u n d e r ?20fl b o n d , , this morning ^s a material witness-, to, .' appear at the hearing morning. riot at the Xorlma railroad station, e n 1 and 2 o'c . ^ - I M K »nd now 13 negro tomorrow n a r { i f .j p a t j n ,, j n t h e shooting, are in Warren county jail at Warrenton, in former students of Methodist Dr. McBrayer at Sanatorium expects; On next Tuesday Race Street Me*h- the support of the club women and ev- odist church will play host try year receives such support. , Alumni of all Methodist schools reSMl- The Federation assists with the mg in Iredell, Alexander and the work of the adult community schools,! northern part of Mecklenburg eoon- former students of these the associa- students of guests for in present and take part in the exercises. o u p ,, u i , .... K .~ Addresses will be made by Dr. W. Forestry Associa- L Cranford of Trinity College, Dr. i F. Marr, conference educational di- lt ;xpayer Know.- ins tax i i a i u i n y . i t , i-ire commissioner xoung states, rector, and other prominent 1, he could p r « » \ p that the friends m e a n y t hat the twenty-five per cent | that 00 per cent, of thc fires in the! Rev. B. C. Reavis, one .°\_ the ..P*^; , Around of a verbal battle, but in view lenied and is in line centers about with prt^vm in the county. r-ress, was nex vr c an anpeal for - _ , day Morning. Eight men, five supporter^ of schools are urged td attend the meet- culaied throutrhout the district in.,- A H -riN-stnVs r i ^ i f l i n c in t h i s tor- most vicious, t a l - e rnul slanderous " ' ' iallv invited Arises b contestant cir- , a " n ^" m , ire addition to the present cost i State are caused by women. And t h e j i n e n t young ministers the of -ivin;, w in i. 0 r ,, c i U ced to something Federation is lending its efforts to- ' North Carolina Conference, and an in regard t o the public and p r i 1 cen t;. r(k .- 'ike threee or and a half per ^r. W . - v a t e l i f o o f t h e r M - s i . ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ; ^^ r . M . o m m e n d a t l o n , included Doughton Savs Taint So -- Hearing! default of bonds ranjrnjr from $200 to - - - - - - - - '$1.000. The difficulty this morning followed bad feeling which has been growing since Tuesday. On that day. accord- tol Begin in Iredell. Salsibury, Jan. 22. -- Congressman R. L. DouKbton and Dr. Iko Campbell met on the street in Salisbury this af- tornoin and the Cor.ere?^inan hande'l the r l o f t o r a 20-nage d o c u m i n t , in which hp had written: so what von . L "iid about mr and my Democrat^ in vour recent note, There will be addresses by Dr. W . , vaie I M T O J ua- ! · - , , u . - , u o i LIU- ^...L-, Ot}ur ..^onimendations mcl I. Cranford, of Trinity college. Dr. T. j^i^tates. That t h e y sought to intimi- OI , s l t i o n " to a graduated u n d . s t r F. Marr, conference educational :Ii- fi^te the vote b v l e p o r t i n g that «, tne . | cd-iarmngs tax on corporations; rector, and other speakers. Rev- 13. C. r^PfTM^ TM n ' H ^ 1°/ K * "f'3'each individual stockholder of a Reavis, one of the prominent young ministers of thc Western North Carolina conference, is district director of this association. 01'** ill V *--'*- I H \ 7 \ w * t * i ^ * i i * v / M i j v , v ^ i " v · » * « · · · - .- , - fTM and not only tain't but your crowd did i Bradv Trailor, clerk. Thp negro pro- 1 frs.,c-I diFsati.-ifacTion with his pur- I chas-e and wanted his m o n e y bark r to Dr. C a m p - ( T h e exchange was effected, after somf vords. whoi'cupon the negro cursed :· i U « . - O U r t . w i i uiiai, i i j . nvvvji... T j - l r - l _ l /-! * D to Chief of Police S. P. Fleming, ^The Ladies B|blc__ Class _of ^Rae, of Norlina, Plummer Bullock, negro, went nto the store of J. P. Williams a merchant of Norlma, and sought to buy ten cents wprth of apples from than vou said rn':.e d i d , words to that effect. Farrnp- Bob's answer reTs notice of contf-st nf oloction nof^ f n l v r)ffrrs absolute denial of all charger, but sets up counter-charges that three times more Republicans voted illegally than the doctor named as illegal voters amomr the Democrats. Seven hundred Rowan Repub- iran voters had not paid their poll-tax, according to the Congressman's coun- tr-r-chprge. Charges of irregular'ties .-ire still confined tn Rowan, Stanly, Iredell and Caldwell, with five individ- church will serve luncheon at nnon in the Sunday school rooms at the church. There will be speeches in the afternoon and in the evening. Sirrilar group meetings will be he'd at Newton and Lenoir. Trailor, it is said, and threatened h i m . A c c o r d i n g to th" chief of police, th- Seme Damage by "Harmless Spark- j lers." I According to figures given out from thc State Insurance Department, Ral- n u m . : i n m - n . v : . »i I»»P v . , ,, · ^ ^ ^^ fnc ]ogs for th( , j ast ·s received word last night that L^ months f the t was $2 o-i-noa \vfrf. nro-nni7inp- to make ...,, ..^.» ,. * i * ^.o..,. /.^ XT L b' . . . , - t,,i c-u ,,»«,,,,» Ui| »« F «, ,,-», »«*-,- contestant to frighten the people from wore organizing to make 9 4 0 u oo--October $330,000; November voting the Democratic ticket. « M U i - l ] ^ r t l T i - i * - t - » - i - » * - i i - w*^ f . . '_ . _ . I iirrM,. ^ _ _ . ^ - * , ^ TM i « « , i A« *,... r. that . ,, i , , , ,1 . ,1 i i j eacn i n u i v i u u c i i .-MU».IMI-JIUI:I. *»· « cor- should be elected that the boys would j h ld not ^ r e q u i r e d to pay a L°" Ce ^L C ?" S r.! P ^ f "l 8 ^^; , his own normal tax; that incomes from ward Fire Prevention. The work of the N o r t h Carolina Soc : al corferonces i« closely attended by striiuit-| the Federation. There is the work of providing recreation for the young ~ , . . - i , i . n i s own i i u t i i i a i LaA, oiiciL i m - v / i * » v o j-.^n. sea to fight in foreign wars and that; , . h ag G o v p r n n i e n t i Farm in the event of the death of any sol-, R k ' nd Hke i g s u e s shouk} not (ll . er :u bl f ,i° dy WOU i 1 i\ °^' e bC r b " rn " l 'be made subject to tax; that incomes c-1; that they aPjx-aled to the religious,«; m m c r u . a n j ci ti7.ens derived abroad fears and preindices of the ncople a n j not t .., mitUM | t ( ) t he United States shoulil be t A c m p U a from taxation; arising from thc sale of by charging that if the Democratic candidate for President should be ranuuiaw ior r i i - b i u e n t ^.ou.u ,e h fit arising from the sale ot elected all Protestant churches w o u l d . l I t h ]f , , allocated over hi. destroyed and the whole country J · . d . h j h d and taxcd f..-..vrt/^ fst-«». f.^ fVi^k fl r»m i n i nn nt Tne» KM_ ' ^ f . . turned over to the dominion of the Roman Catholic church^ But this coti- does not ask for any votes for at the rates for the several years in at p i r i o d ; an jf l i k e or s i m i l a r if property nature should be . . i . . i i ' v ' i i l l \ . t , \'\ O l l l H i f l l I I I I * . H l V o * » v* I . * * - - * " v his opponent 10 be rejected on account , , ;t d as m e relv replacoment and of the raw heads and bloody bones , ^ profits" thereby derived ' should n - be made subject to tax; Iredell boy, is district director of tkis association. He will be glad to »e8 his old friends from the Providence section at thk meeting. Similar group meetings of the ftWO- ' people of the communities in which I ciation will be held at . » t i _ · . A _i A! ' T . m w r t I ' * » r t » * , " l + - T s A / 4 i crt-f*!/*^ O Newton can assist. And the' Lenoir and the district and entireC0n- e censorship for mov-1 f^^^-r -^l 1 ' p -v ......hly ..rsranrnd. the club women ?fcuring of State censorship for me ng pictures is sought. The work the training camp for women wa j heartily commended by Mrs. Hook. There is a legislative council of women mado up of representatives from the business and professional women's federation, the league of women voters, the Woman's Temperance Union, and the Federation, that is striving to secure legislation providing for mothers' compensation, further facilities for caring for the delinquent and the feeble-minded, a training school for · · ,1 · , . i . · o. '.i , t» !: ".' H'-rtJl to ill who come. Thf. meetuig will begin at eleven o'clock in the montiBg ·nd c o n t i n u e until the business completed. dclinquent colored boys. Mr. Bass' Record for 1926. Mr. J. H. Bass, of Dunlap, makes a neat sum for pin money ery year from the sale of chick«off, eggs and butter, comes with an efltetf- lent report for the year 1920. He re- Tood Plummer Bullock's threat. Between 1 and 'i o'clock, perhaps, a score- Sl,58t,000; December $1,026,000. According to reports received by the cs in A she. Takine of testi had gathered at the Seaboard depot. | departB-tnt; thcrc were 56 fatal acci- some of them, :t is said, with shot-; , i e n t s anf} gl ser i ous injury accidents in the State during the month of December. Those due directly to casually by autos, fire and sparklers are given as S children under seven years Rabv Trailor. brother of Bra'ly-, approached Bul'ock, apparently the leader of the negroes, and aske'i him what onv , , , , will hoirin in ! the trouble was i l Statosv'lle Monday week, according to! w re talking, about. While they to evidence 'The contestee denies a single friend or supporter of contestan, was in n^ i./.- - v . , ...... ....^..--., communuv sing. Aiit*r me ineeLnin taxable y«.ar should cause rede- t h c c]ub mem | 1prs adjourned to the kept from voting by threats, violence j ' . f {he d i f f i c u l t v in a f ]j u st- " or any other means of intimidation; r c o i on the other hand that real mtimida- f - £ taxation it wa« Wrongly alized the sum of $229.24 from his n i i t i u t i i i c.uui t-u I.JUJTO. 5. , · V.^. , j ^ t.' A... - , . , Mrs. Hook's talk was preceded by a flock of 30 hens and from his ttro that net los^s and inventory losses in i c o m m u n i t v sin}t . After the meeting cows. This is $80.52 more than to* .... ...... .. u-...,i ,.. ^,j-, . - .. . . . . ' i ncome from the same source for 1«». Mr. Bass in 1918 made $121.75 from his chickens and cows. In 1919 h« made $148.72. This farmer keeps for home uae «H t e r m i n a t i o n of taxes .n incomes ot the preceding year . r c o n l p l a i n t s a n d r,fferi"nces a r i , m g - tions made in the district were by friends and supporters of contestant, and contestee is prepared to prove that _ old; 11 adult males and 8 adult fe- 1 in somo . - , mcts of severa counties (-commended t h a t thc administration of income taxation should I e elecentral- home of Mrs. M. R. Adams, where pleasant social hour was spent. Legion Committees Appointed. Thc Hurst Turner Post of the American Legion met Friday night at the Chamber of Commerce rooms. The Leby means of providing district j p.\ on discussed plans for club rooms the milk and butter and eggs »ai chickens, needed. The upkeep **»"» chickens and cows comes from Stuffs raised bv him on his farm. Thais it present plans. Mr. Geo. S. Powell Dead. brought out in the preliminary hear- irg this r.fteMT-on, Jerome Hunter, nc- | trro, walked up and fired at Trnilor \.l , i i t* VJ U J k, » t « L « » V , « _ ] *.« 1 1 VA \_/ ( ^ V 4 L A 1 V i . V _ . .,, . . a | t . S- Total 27. The injured are giv- ! women who were friends and support- Mr. Geo. S. Powell, of Asheville, at i from close ranee. The wVr'te man fell ono time a resident of Statesville and and H u n t e r '-hot him twice as he lay oilier of the Hotel I - e d e l l property, on h i ; back, died in M i a m i . Fla , last week, a n d ! The shoot ii "· then bccairc- general ni e n a boanU along the lines of Federal Ke- j w hich are to be established at some i that it is impossible for him to keep serve Hoards or some similar divis- -,;.T re m the city, * v/ *,V*A -- . . . . i . . ^ . . j i . j v - * v M . » v , f - , * » i . . . j M j l v t 1 »\.Jll uri w i o*-ruj*_ n » » * i * »*.»* «. . .u 1 ' .* ( t I I I L u" V l t j * :ja-3 under 7 years old; 20 adult i ^/1^^ S ^«"1.^?J^^^ ions-^these boards u, he know-ri as ar- /Messrs. R- A. White, L. N. Mills, -- nia!( ,,. and 7 a d u i t females. The death ; vote for h i m were prevented from re- j - ... . , ,, i · . ., boards who.^e decisions shall | n n d Godfrey Kimball are members of A . 11* i \ · « * » \ . . *.»v* ^ t v * ^-.."* ^ ^ - ^ - . - ^ , , , S , M V * » , . . . , ,, 111 L I ci U 11 M I i f v / c i i vin ^ ii wo t v*v v- i v - i v" »»j t~-.»v. « - j 7| rm V.7UU11 t V JTV I I I I 1^0 H t r i t e 11 iv l i i t ' C i o v L of two children and injury to one gistonn«- ...- going to the no Is on ac- ] { . j i on , , al to a c e n t r a i, C n m m i t t 0 p w hich will select a pro- c-hiKl a n d f i v e adults were directly due t' 01 " 1 ' " f t h r o a t a made, disturbances - . . ! , . . , . , , , : to the alleged "harmless sparklers.' will be buried in A s h ^ v i l l c this afternoon. Mr. Powell was one of the leading business men of Asheville. as a merchant and real estate dealer, and took a conspicuous part in the upbuilding ard in it W. -L I'pchureh, engineer of ; created and actual physical vio , .--.--_ ' exc'-t'-d by friends and supporters of iI, U p.', r ' im ,. n Call for Municipal Primary. ' cont'-s-tar,*. and that in c e r t a i n pre- l ' " In today's paper Mr. J. II. Hoffman, i cinct- of these counties election offi- i . ' lie i i i u u -.\- J J L un ci.jJiJvc.i LV i. ^w.v.v.. a e d i i n n i i i e f \ v i i i r n w u i .-«.-IVV.L a J J L V - p j f j j^ · , i hoard at Washington, which board , j^},^ location and report at a meet- trics u)ience! s h a l l u i n i k , p t , n r l ( , n t O f the Treasury int , O f t n o L ( . K i on to he held Wedncs-, accurate expense account. However, the record of his sates is interesting and gives an idea of the monev a farmer can make when It was aKo r c f o m m e n d 1 t h a t p a y n u n t of income taxes s h o u l d be preceded by ascertainment ' * · * · · · - ^ - r - T - f - - . - · · ' . - - | v n ^ f L J !U l ^ t ' l t-A » U V 1 * I ' V tfc.-«v V I v t » l l i l * l v » » ' . a switch ( n g i n p . and H. A. Ramey and j c h a i r m a n of the Democratic executive, rials w e r e forced by threats and ac- ()f sl) ,. h t . ) X e s ])V t h ( , Government and II. A. In-coe, car inspectors, wer-. 1 committee, issues a call for the m u n i - ' tua! p h y ^ . a ! violpnce by friends ""d ; that tV individual should not have to '-hot as thev were about their work o n K ' i p a l primary to be held next month, supporter- of contestant to permit his * . . , ' l 1 ! . ' ' ,, ! l . , . ' L . _ 1 _ I C I ~ i 1 _ ^ _ _ * _ .J _ . - . , ! . i M * - . n » ^ . - i u ' . 4 ^ «. ^, ,~~", r. -t- r**~ n v i . l - n ,] r oa(; vards-. I The primary is to be held Saturday, T a tthc-w Bullock, said to hav P been , February 12, from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m., , of Ashcville. His death caused a sin- ; t hp leader of the nesrroes, made his e.;- ' and will n o m i n a t e a candidate for ma- friend.-. supporters to register and asses.- himself. vote w h c ' i they were not l a w f u l l y entitled to do -.0. crre regret i n . Asheville and came in ( . ar)r f, n ,j the r o u n d - u p made by a ' \"or, two aldermen from each ward, the nature of a shock to his friends. n o s t ( . of white men formed shortly a f - ) two members of the graded school He was known to have suffered f r o m ' U r t - no phootim- this morning failed | board and members of the executive heart, trouble but his condition was not f ( ) Joe-ate him. Thirteen however, were considered serious. He had been in ar r,-.^tr(! an,! c c - m m u t e d to jail in cle- rlorida only a week, h a v i n g gone. f a u ]t of bonds. there for th» milder w i n t e r climate. I · , . . , . . . Mr. Powell vas a native of Lenoir,' Woman's Club Meets Tomorrow A f - j t h " s'-hool hoard, and thc late J. H. i insist Caldwell county, and for m a n y years! ternoon. , H i l l . ( f r o m sor-vecl as railway imil clerk befwe-en | The Woman's Club will meet in r«-1 A? noted from the call, the voters i ''Replyi 11 ;: to paragraph ",, conte^tee alleges r i ' _ " - t r a r s an-1 judge-, of cloc- iion wen A p p o i n t e d as r e q u i r e d by law. Resolutions of the Committee, requesting Good the Roads countv The two members of the graded' ' ' R e ' i i t s f l ool hoard to be elected are to s u e - ' m e n t , c ceed Mr. F. A. Sherrill. chairman of kr.c-n to Tredt-ll poll tax atrrpp- "1 in i t : if he s h a l l '· (I'-rhi'-tions rnu--t be made ·m i ell's total." 'I ari;e Sums of Monev " commis.-ioners to increase the road tax from eleven cents to twenty-two c e n t ;'r.d t h a t bonds be issued to the e x t e n t of ?2.".().i)')i) to piy off the f l o a t m i r di bt of the county and ?.",fl,- rever.ue .vith which to a d d i t i o n a l lahle from ni"-ht. Messrs. Perry Grier, Geo. i Statesville Outclassed Morganton in I'ieKl, and N'eely K i n c a i d are members of n committee which will plan means for r a i s i n g finances to furnish the c t u h moms and meet other expenses of tho Legion. Arrangements are being made by i f av or. Basketball Game. Statesville high school won frqm the Morganton high school in a frame of basketball player here Friday niofct. The game was 37 to 15 in StatesviBe's the I.eginn for the distribution State victory medals. Messrs. 'George Field, Monroe A d a m s , and Owen Leonard are memr hers of a committee, arrimging details i m p r o v e our roads unt',1 moiv y- -hall become avai t h ' - ni'Tt a-ed t a x , pa.^se ' were u n a n i m o u s l y of thp campaign for membership now "T Thr- Lpgion w i l l endeavor to add i ow s: Much interest was manifested in the game Friday, a large crowd attending the game. Guy was States- villo's star in the game, Bollick star- rmsr for Morganton. line - up was Statesville--center. t o _ ...... ______ nvm !·("·; every man in thi- lo- , i e ft forwarel, Moore; right as fol- Sherrill; Salisbury and Knoxville, eiviiur up this r u l a r session toiivirrow afternoon at i w i l l be asRed to increase the members Concl i ;o ro i n t o business in Asheville. Th* 1 :!:.''.0 at the court house. of the e x e c u t i v e committee from one " F u r . l j-hort time that he lived in Statesviile in a d d i t i o n to '.he regular business to two from t a r n ward, one w o m a n formed , as rvvner and proprietor of Hotel Ire- the c l u b w i l l have the pleasure of and o:u- man from each ward. del! he made m a n y friends. h e a r i n g Mrs. D. F. Hay, of Woree.s-' -- :~~~- (er Mass in an i n f o r m a l t a l k on club Transfers of Heal Estate. work Mrs- (; a v i- president of t h e 1 H. H. ^ ount to II. A. \ our,', prop- Woman's C l u b in \Vorce-te-. Mass. a | t ' t v f ' n w °'t Broad street, *.'?. 12-',. n j s c'tib w i t h a m ·!"''( r p h i i of 1 ,rxin This O. C.. Sills to K.-ther Dearman, j f ' a ] c l u l i is k'n*wn all ov-r the c o u n t r y for p ' - ' - p u t y , $.""12. Mr. and Mrs. Ben-,on Interred in Same (irave- Mr. Roln^rt A. Henson di"'] S a t u r d a v .·ifiernoon, 4^ h c u r after th" d t a t h c,f h's w i f e M'~s Benson di"d Thursday a f t e r .'! long i l l n e s s . M". ' V r s n n h n d brrn i l l f'v s e \ e r ; l n-eck = . his d'-ath being fans"'! by blood r f ) i i ; n ning. Mr. Henson w a ''«"i versrs (,-f n r . H' it- snrvive;! bv th-'-c chii'Ir'"!. Mr. \V. of mop · throii'.'h v , ar ,u splopdid w o r k . The a t t f n d a n c o the e n t i r e mi nik r«h;p of the club .1. S Bobber to Timothy H i l l , Coin- 1 I ( ' 7 1-2 acres, ?:,,000. Kuu r ' ·" W. F W n l k c r to Floy,] Walker, r,l , \\Tit-- c i · n' Of Interest to Mothers. young gir! of the K p w o f l h p F Benson, M r - T T. T-vepaucrh Mrr, K. L. Sigmon, of Statesvilh-. H · had m a d e hi- homt- he r e for m a n y vcars, h a v i n g been employed by the State'"v ; lle Cotton Mills for prplnbly ( r s w h f , vv;int ( o a l t c n d ( -hurch sen-- i'-r-s, Sunday i r c r n i n g a n d evening. (~ne of 'in 1 t'.'is- room-- n the Sun- (i.ty se]o'-l -h-partm! t i . a , '-'."'i f i t t r 1 i:p' a- a n u r - o ' - \ . \ n d t h o f i l l w i l ' 2. r years. Tht 1 t e r r a i n .01 -. Sl.2'10. ·L A. .lamo^ to T.aura C T r o u t m a n , Thi vnumr gir! of the Kpwort'n p i o p r r t v on C-i'u-.vi II s t r e e t , $1.000. 1, ag ·" at Broad Street Methodist -L I ( i u v and others to .T. F. Moose, · hurch have offered tb'Mr services t o ' p r o r t r t y in the county, So,."00. the m o t h e r s of the f h u r r h . The girls O (' w i l l car" for tho h a b i r s of any moth- acros, ? M. A fa It of M*. a r r l M t ^ . Ben- :·'·! "v-crp b ' j r i c f i Sunday aftp-noor at ??t. Pau 1 r h u r r h pas-t of S t a t e s v i l l e , lioth }")('!(; 1 p i n g pl r i""d in the s?mf gravp. Preceding i h p b u r i a l f u n e r a l srrvi""? wpre rf'r.'hietpd at thp home on K ' g h t h s r p - t '·.%- Rev. T. A Gror and R - v . C K. Turnpr. Learning to Cook. Fourteen youn'/ h'us"kepp"i^ of thc Home F'-onomic P'v'sion of the Woman's Club met Saturday afternoon for thp first lesson in dome.-tic scipnce to bo given thp club VOTDPH by Miss n f f r i y , McM"r3nus, of Mifhpll College. Sat- f- oo ^" t i ie c o s s n n d .^o. urdav Miss McManus explained the _ -- ... different cuts of meat. The npxt lesson will be devoted to tho cooking of a'.: aid the c h i l d n n in t h i s vo -m. Cases in {he Mayor's Court. In the mayor'-- court thi-- m o r n i n g Charlie Free7.0 was fines'. $" f and taxed w i t h the covfc for u s i n g loud ari' profap" language publicly. H» wa- ul -o n'aced* under ?300 bond to show good bf'"aviiur for two years. Jim S'i\-]p and Percy Cook were be- f'r" the mavor *h - niorr ng f-r a:i sts an ! -·!ls to O. V Dearman, 9 1-2 ' a g a i n - t .1 iO. ; .he S t a t i Mnrri-; to \V. L. Poston, H4 w h i c h M '1-. b.-li- .. Mr W' g u m o i i * Meet int: Th- . i-.'lir to Have Beauty Shop. "-·ViPo i - t o h a v ^ a b t a u t y shop. ^I^!-. M ' r r ' and Mrs. W a r d i a w , who a i e oni'ira'ly f r o m ' r r-\as, w i l l open up a sbon in th° l u i l d i n g on Front - t ' « e t k n o w p as th v old B"ll Telephone i ' l i ' i ' l i n g Tht he.'..'ty shop W i l l lo lo- c-t»'d IP a smal'er i r, .ni at the rear of h t h e h o - i - r . ", ho an-v.-( · ^ · ' or--, t l i K c . - i ' t ' ! ( - l i e vo- f ' ,ii ' 1 (-re c o i i » n ' ' ' i t ' · , i ' e a n d N a T ' o i · at hi- w a - · f i i t e d ag'-n · · f ore t" h «' p i'ouse Scone "'I ' - r i - ' ) n , J r · '1 in a fig!, -r .f th- -, i t o I t h a t M ' - - n a n c e of i-ed man in ' i lo Lumber " ' l o r r i s o n is f :i t h i - CT ; - M t Mm i e l-- i i i 'I 1 t U M T by and i: n l ' e d w i t h ^ T p l a c i n g '-' of X o r t h c a ' i t y who has .-ervcd f or a n v d u r a - , Guy; left guard, Simmons; t m n cf t i m e in onv branch of the ser-' £.- U ard, Pressly- Morganton--center, I vice ( l u r i n g the W"rld War. i. Pu-kens; right forward, BollkTc; /..!». I.'nig i i i t i o . l i i r e - 1 a m o t i o n - ,-- --- ------- . j J 0 ft forward. S. Pickens; right guard, t h a i th- r J v . m b « r g- - n u-conl as , n - ; TMria1 er\',c 0 ( onfcrenco in Raleigh. G a r r o u ; left R U a r d j Walker. d o i - i r u ' .n l'.-" 11 '·''' a State System of ' H a r d - S ' i r f a i i ' ' K an- and he wa.- au- t h o r , / i d t o fi;"iu- t h o r o - o l u t ' o n t o !' i p i - ' - c i i i t 1 lo . r S t a t e S»nator a n d i \V. A iiorn'iig o,,,,. \ 0 had o ism , of ! a - i v · g of V. ( 1 r« "f lv,t ' " i C( k 1 ,-, - r pi- M v I h M ' w . i - 11' 11 r r] Mil t ' s ' - v, crc pas ; '.it-Mr,, t h i H I M " " . « h e W o ' f a r . j D - Ofli-'or, Mr. \V \\ . '1. who-i- w o r k and i] a"d o p - l o r - o d . f r » f n -l-.nii n* - - ·'!?-,o,- of tl- 'n ·.( wa- tic ·"!· he i - u t d t . - ':. \ t t " T i ( ion i- o- t u : , i ! i n t o t i n g o f ( '"'-fi ]'(. 'H i- for !, h i t K i ' - - i r h -1 ]' \ l ' . ' v l o c - i l , r v "I P i t , - - , 1 t! '! to the n i n t h an- N'oj th aroima Service, to be v 2-'). 2 and 27 1 -H r vir" w t i r k - t : n g A n v t - t b c r .-..-rial -er\;.:- Teachers Circle i t e d . , 1'askctball P Jv. lo I'.uiH 5 l » m o l « » r Pr«-vid n t T h e ''idi'-- p x p r r t to open their shop :-out F bi uarv in. at 1' PO c Steelo pa;-' thp ' fine. Ste^cn.sons Replacing Home in At- j, Mr !,, , lanta- j ? ' ( . In a hu?ipo«? letter to this- paper, t n e ,^'0, Mr-=. D. F. Stevens-or, of A t l a n t a , fla.. rcc t r i -av- that work of replarng their a v, rn.'d-.' h' · -. t i- ar- Bc Hrld t.» I r - t r u r t Mul- w ivo«. bo ht i'l a* t · · i n h o i i s i i v morn"-; . t ' n a r y .". . a mi f t ; ; :' f " ' h ' P ' i r - 'ct:r,;: H ' i '" ' \ ; T ·· t- Poar.i . ·' i ; · ' · ' - . R.i:- h re to f fi'," ' '';( me 1 ' - t i . i nape" Dr J S A ] -ts t h a t all v. t f r of M i Continue Reading Work. A b o u t lof) county teachers were hero Saturday attending reading circle w o r k w h i c h the county teachers up o-tch Saturday. · M:-s Alex a Alford was in charge of «- ~ j 4 ^ e Primary group in the reading dr- A\on and Lost. ( ,,., wor ^ ; ^j ss Celoste Henkel, the in- t ' v t h e ba-kotbal! teams of terme'inte department; Mr. J. i" a n d C",.] Spring sehool- CJentry, the high school. tv.o game-., t h f buy- from tho - -i- . ·! ~ p l . i \ , - . ' i o.-e LTaine. tho Stockholders'Meeting. i - i ' - ; . ; ; ' . ' r * ' - . I n th" hoys' game Coo!, The stockholders Spr i-,g wor v th a -co^e. of '23 to l T . ' p a r l o r Furniture Company met in r*g- o Tri utmari won with u!ar session Thursday night- Director* -H-cted were, Messrs. T. N. McEbree, '' K. Keiger. J. G. Shelton and L. ( i i i h a r n Mr. McKlvee was electee 1 pr«- - · · i ' - n t ; Mr. K'-iger, viee-president; ' i i l h a i n , s-ecrotary and treasurer- This f a c t o r y is r u n n i n Htiw-jver, the force is depleted. |TI m · t w Ir '· ' a - Mavbp i r I.-kc« It. -, , of TV. , -^ r Sa Th · ! ;i\ an.' I"; - h \ i . K M «,f t r - « - « \ ' r - r v t mo- . t - . H a \I - T. a n \ t l a r K v:,;- h:s ( .' r .- v-.ir i :ate-vi!ie h a i ' - t -^ "on l n d e r « e n t Operation. Statesviile fnend 1 * will i! an l it, M r ,r f \\* \ppendicitis. v r, (i.righ' r of » w n , '-- '. T a* iPiit s ' v - n - t a i MI-.S -.tl an a ' t a r k of ; eam that Wii':a: son of Ifir. i l i r t h . . ! V · , J P Accepts Position in Salisbury. Mr. Frank Whiting ha? taken a po- '; nnip - wh j ch recently suffered ?5.500 m . ^ r meats The class meets every other srtion with the orchestra of the Strand ".images «rom tire, has begun. Mr?. -- Saturdav at 3 o'clock. theater is Salisbury. Mr. Whiting is Benson states that, "like all fires. P a t i e n t - · a violinist of ability. t h '^ s T, cro lost t h a t mone * ca " never , M r r 1 : Petit : on a loan to China. : -- .replace. 'cord, are A number of the congregations of Marriage licenses. * n v m . br: M the town have endorsed a petition to License has been issued for the mar- Mr. Brooks Harris Out. \ he forwarded to Congress asking that riatre of John Hobbs Lippard and Es- Jlr. Brooks Harris is on. the streets favorable thot body authorize n loan to China to telle Rohhins, Cuthen Wood Low- again, after his recent serious illness, ter of M . rrliove the famine situation there. tlinrpe and Jettie May Dillon. II'S condition is much improved. States 1 ./ at Lonc's S a n a t o r i u m . '-!r- L L. M a - . I i :i of C - - -..ationts at L « n g ' - S a ^ a t o - ·f them having un! , f " att«r ; t : School H.IU-C S-itTi r - i ' - 1 !»n\ Suppo Th ro w i St-itT"H. g at Mrs. a ?on. a-i.l Mrs \\. A. Colvert, of Charlo%, underw-ont an operation for appefldi- c i t i ^ at t h e f ' h a r i ' i t t ThursMiay. The young fellow's tion is fa\orafc!e Death of Infant Daughter of Mr Th- Rick.-rt Sold at Auction. - ( r o o l hou^e wa* sold Tnc condition of hoth i- at a i u t i o n T h - . i - i a y Mr C. V Hj-n- Mr.s. Mauldin is a d«ugh- kel i r a k ' n g the i,-.:rchas-e for $]^'2.·"«). S u n n y - · ' · - school houo wa? r'aee of John Ho'ib? Liprar.' and Es- t^rtaining features Mv. J. K !':.-.:? for $70. telle Kol bins. nmg. P. ' . . , « terrri'-tif Friday all, rnoou at Thomas School House, with sen ices at th»« grave by Ihr. bp o . ox « ^ppr at Thorn- F Ra;, r.ai , ( sp, S'r-'oh township. Wed- " ." no^dav night. Public invited. £ M^su.ing Pdrty it_ · -- _ - There will be a Marriage License. , Elpikora school house License has been issued for thc mar- ninst. ThMV will be a naruber Of ·md Mrs. N". J. G a i t h e r , o f . iNEWSFAFERi

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