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--v r---. i TWELVE rAGES The GreemsbMq Patriot -It VOL. 89. GREENSBORO, N. CM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 1910.

NO. 31 CHARGES ARE INVESTIGATED letter advising his friends to vote for Mr. Forbis for the nomination for clerk of the Superior court Dr. E. R.

Michaux testified that Dr. Brooks was generally regarded as' a skilled physician. He stated that in his opinion he was, and in reply-to a question stated that, because a man did not graduate from a medical college, it did not necessarily follow that he was not a good doctor, provided he had had training in addition to the time spent at college. Dr. M.

L. Stevens, of Asheville, an expert in the treatment of tuberculosis, was on the witness stand this morning. Most of the questions asked him were of a technical nature and his evidence was generally favorable to the defense. The board of internal improvements is going into the matter, thoroughly and probably the investigation will consume the greater part of the remainder of the week. I Out-of-Town I Miners PEOPLE'S BARr MN COLUMN 1 Advertisements inse Qm tnis hadintr at the rate of onfe -ord insertion.

Persons a who do not have advertising the paper will be required to cash in advance. Croquet sets at $1, $1.25 and $1.50 at Hagan ARM FOR RENT Tenant will be required to furnish stock. Apply to Dr. W. Coble, Pleasant Garden.

274t. Mason's quart jars 60 cents a dozen at Hagans. 'good house for rent or SALE Good eight-room house, "well located, supplied with good water. For rent or sale at reasonable price. Address J.

H. Rankin, Whitsett, N. C. FOR "RENT. Dormitory at the Pleasant Garden high school.

The school will open August 31. Apply to Dr. W. Coble, Pleasant Garden, N. C.

Six dozen 5-cent jar rubbers for 25 cents at Hagan's. Let us do your family shoeing. Our shoes stay on the feet a long time and feel good, too. J. M.

Hendrix Co. FOR SALE Second-hand 10-horse-power gasoline engine; practically new. Terms reasonable. Mrs. J.

T. Pruden, 436 West Gaston street 29-3 We have decided to change our line of shoes, and having bought a new line for the coming season, we will put our stock on the market at prices that will please you. If you want bargains, call and see the line. Johnson, Hinkle 516 South Elm street. 31-2L Men's work pants and overalls at GO, 60, 75 and 90 cents a pair.

Elastic seam drawers, 40 cents. Work shirts, 30 to 50 cents. Dress shirts 40 to $1 at Townsend's Variety Store. 2t MEETING OF COMMISSIONERS. Jurors Drawn for September Court Several Road Matters Considered.

The August meeting of the board ol county commissioners, which was held Monday and yesterday, was taken up with the usual run of routine business the consideration of road matters. The greater part of the first day's session was consumed in passing on bills against the county. The following jurors were drawn for the criminal term of Superior court to convene September 9 F. Andrews, Milt Brown, D. E.

Knight, M. L. Fogleman, J. H. Bowman, W.

A. Foster, Jesse L. May, T. M. Webb, J.

G. Jobe, J. M. Allred, V. B.

Donnell; W. A. Greeson, D. R. Pitchford, John G.

Cook, R. B. Beall, Julius MY Dick, Martin Burrows, John A. Brewer, H. H.

Wilson, L. G. Bras-well, H. Blair, W. H.

Rees, D. W. Osborne, Z. L. Groome, J.

A. Hoskins, J. W. Crews, S. H.

Stafford, N. M. Knight, C. V. Richardson, Jesse W.

Frazier, William M. Brookbank, E. O. Pegram, James F. Pegram, James A.

Parrish, C. E. Hinshaw, w. P. Pickett.

Richard Withers, colored, was granted an allowance of $1.50 a month as an infirm epilectic. The appeal of Hulda Richmond from the decision of the magistrates of Sumner township in regard to opening a' cartway across said Richmond's land for the benefit of S. H. Leonard was continued until the next meeting of the board. The petition previously filed asking for the opening of a public road to run from the corporate limits of the town of Stokesdale in a northeasterly direction to the Rockingham line was granted and the county surveyor instructed to make a survey of the proposed road.

The board made an appropriation of $50 to the North Carolina Children's Home Society. It was ordered that the work of macadamizing the McConnell road begin at a point about two and a half miles east of the Buffalo bridge and be continued until the bridge is reached. Petitions'" for new roads were re-ceivedf andtordered advertised as fol- Beginning at a point on the road from Gibsonville to Frieden's church just north' of W. C. Michael's residence and: running in a northeasterly direction to a point on the old Ossi-pee road.

Beginning at a point on the Randle-man and Greensboro road near Char lie Fehtresa fJWnship and intersecting the Climax andGreens-boro road near the home of Milton Hendrix. Beginning at the end of South Elm street, near the O'Connor place and running south and intersecting with the public road at W. C. Tucker's. Beginning at a point on the McConnell road and running through the lands of R.

J. Holden, John A. Young and others and intersecting with the Holt's chapel road near W. G. Holt's.

Beginning at a point on the Greensboro road just east of R. R. Fryar's, in Jefferson township, and running south to the macadam road east of John Starr's barn. The commissioners visited tnejaii and found everything in excellent condition. There are thirteen prison ers in jail, five negroes, seven white men and one white woman.

The reDort of the county work house showed that there are now for-tv prisoners at work. Of these eight are white males, thirteen white fe males, elevent colored males ana eight colored females. DEMOCRATIC STATE COMMITTEE. Organization Perfected and State Primary Law Discussed. The Democratic state executive com mittee of North Carolina held a meet- in e- in Raleigh Mnndav nisrht and re elected Mr.

A. H. Eller, of Winston- Salem, chairman bv acclamation ana named W. M. Brock, of Anson county, secretary in the place of A.

J. Feild. who found it impossible to serve longer owing to his duties as private secretary to Governor Kitcn- The attention nf the committee was directed to the condition in the Sixth congressional district, where both O. L. Clark, of Bladen, and H.

L. Godwin, of Harnett, claim the nomination for Congress, and after a lengthy discussion the committee adopted a resolution dirertins: the chairman to appoint a committee of five good Democrats to investigate tne situa tion. The committee will decide nrst aa to the iurisdiction of the commit tee to take action and then as to whether there has been a nomination, who the real nominee is, if any, and if there is none, then recommend what course should be taken. This action was taken alter a lengthy discussion in which the ne-resitv nf some action to unify the divided forces in the district was es pecially emphasized. The chairman is to announce his committee later.

a Feild offered a resolution de claring that in the opinion of the exe cutive committe the time nas come when a uniform primary law to all parties and all state elections should be enacted and recommended such legislation for the next general as-comhlv Action nostponed as to thio until thA next meetinsr of the committee which will probably be when called together to hear tne re-mrtrt: nf the cneMftl committee on the Sixth congressional district situation. THrf T.aiHfta Comfort" oxfords at $1.35, $1.50 and $2. "Old Ladies' Com fort" shoes, $1.50, $1.75 and $2. ah sizes up to 9, at Thacker LOCAL NEWS IN BRIEF FORM. Matters of Interest to Readers of The Patriot Far and Near.

Mrs. I. C. Blair, of Raleigh, is among the patients at St. Leo's hospital.

Mr. James M. Rankin has arranged to build a handsome new residence on Cedar street. Mr. F.

K. Rllintrton of Pnlei-h Sister of Mrs. J. R. Oettinger, of this aied Monday in a sanitarium in Asheville, to which place she was carried for treatment a few weeks ago.

The Ladies' Missionary and Aid Society of Alamance church will meet at the church Saturday afternoon at 6 ciocK. Every member of the so ciety is urged to be present, as the meeting is one of importance. The state board of el ectiona has appointed the following gentlemen memoers of the Guilford county board of elections: T. J. Mnmhv of Greensboro; W.

C. Jones, of High x-oint, ana J. ti. Hodgm, of Greensboro. Ex-Governor Jarvis, who is in Greensboro in the caDacitv of an at torney in connection with the investigation beina: made into the North 'Carolina tuberculosis sanitarium at Montrose, Cumberland county, is a most welcome visitor.

The school committeemen of Rum- township will meet at Center scnooi nouse Saturday, August 13, to organize and emnlov teachers fnr the Center and Shady Grove schools. ihe members of the committee are: Messrs. Charles Tooms. G. L.

Kirk- man and D. L. Hodgin. Mrs. Julia Settle Holt, a daughter of the late Judge Thomas Settle, and a sister of Mrs.

W. P. Beall and Mrs. S. H.

Boyd, of this city, was married in Charlotte Mondav evening to Dr. F. H. Maier, of Philadelphia, The ceremony took place at the home of the brid's sisterer, Mrs. J.

Renwick Wilkes. The board of education has ordered the city graded schools to open on Monday, September 5. Dr. J. L.

Mann, formerly of Florence, S. the new superintendent, has been in the city for several days familiarizing himself with the situation. Mr. W. H.

Swift, the retiring superintendent, will assist Dr. Mann for a few weeks. The Greensboro baseball team is spending the week at home, playing with Greenville the first three and with Winston the last three days of the week. The: opening game with Greenville-lIonday was won by the locals, the score being 3 2. Yesterday's game was postponed on account of rain and it is expected that a double-header will be played this afternoon.

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. F. W. Moore, the gentlemanly and capable manager of the C. D.

Kenny ompany's Greensboro, store, will learn with regret that he is arranging to leave the city to engage in business in Akron, O. During his residence of two years in Greensboro Mr. Moore has made many friends who regret to lose him as a resident of the city. Mr. Brantley C.

Everhardt died of typhoid fever at his home on Worth avenue Sunday afternoon. The funeral was held from the residence Monday afternoon, the service being conducted by Rev. Shuford Peeler and Rev. R. G.

Kendrick. after which the body Iwas carried to the former home of the deceased at Lexington for inter ment. Mr. Everhardt was about years old and is survived by a young widow and one child. In the United States court here yesterday, in the case of the United States vs fi.l; barrels of whiskey, con taining 24,898 gallons, N.

Glenn Wil liams filed his bond with the XMationai Surety Company of New York as suretv. for the sum of $11,701. the appraised value of the property. An order was thereupon made to restore the property to the claimant. Wil liams also executed a bond with tne same surety in the sum of $500 for costs.

Mrs. William White died at her home in the western part of the city Sunday afternoon, following a long and severe illness. The funeral was held from the residence shortly after noon Monday, the service being conducted by Rev. R. G.

Kendrick, pastor of Forest Avenue Baptist church. Interment was made in the cemetery at Guilford College. Mrs. White was 20 years old, and in addition to her husband, is survived by two small children and a number of relatives and friends. It pays to trade at Townsend's Variety Store.

Ladies' and men's, house slippers at 25, 35 and 65 cents per pair. Men's shoes at $1.25, $1.50 and $1.73 per pair and up. Three jpair men's or ladies' hose for 25 cents good ones. Seven cakes Octagon soap or seven boxes Gold Dust for 25 cents. Jelly glasses, 20 cents Per dozen.

Mason's fruit jars, 55 and 75 cents a dozen. Fruit jar rubbers, three cents per dozen. Your neighbors say it pays to trade at Townsend's Variety Store. 31-2t. Baseball cranks will be interested In the following dispatch sent out from Charlotte: "Bauswine and Francis were yesterday fined $300 each, in addition to all the salary that is due them, and were suspended for the maximum limit three years.

This means that they cannot play organized ball for three years. The action followed, the insubordination of the men. Both have been giving Cross: considerable trouble, and the manager alleges that they "laid down" on him last Francis has started suit in civil court to recover his back salary." INQUIRY INTO MANAGEMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS SANATORIUM. laird of Internal imnAtiM.H4. "'iiiiieiik( mvcwigaxing unarges Brought by Greensboro Physician Against Superintendent and Directors of State Sanatorium for Treatment of Tuberculosis.

The state board of Internal im-prOYements, represented by B. 'Beckwith, of Raleigh, and R. F. Beas-ley, of Monroe, resumed here yesterday the hearing of charges of incompetency and mismanagement preferred by Dr. John Roy Williams, of Greensboro, against Dr.

J. E. Brooks, the superintendent, and the directors of the North Carolina sanatorium for the treatment of tuberculosis at Montrose. Dr. Williams is attempting to show that Superintendent Brooks is unqualified for the position he holds and that the directors have been neligent in the performance of their prescribed duties.

A number of physicians were introduced as witnesses for the prosecution. The members of the board of directors of the institution against which Dr. Williams' charges were made are: Dr. R. H.

Lewis, Raleigh; Dr. M. Eugene Street, Glendon; Walter Murphy, Salisbury; Neal Arch McLean, Lumberton; Dr. M. L.

Stevens, Ashe-ville; W. E. Breese, Brevard; John Daws, Elm City; J. Rees Blair, Troy; Y. T.

Ormond, Kinston; Dr. L. S. Blades, Elizabeth City; D. B.

Smith, Charlotte, and Dr. J. R. Gordon, Jamestown, chairman of the board. Superintendent Brooks and the directors are represented by ex-Governor Jarvis, of Greensboro; King Kimball, A.

L. Brooks, Justice Broadhurst and David Stern, of Greensboro, and Walter D. Siler, of Siler City. Dr. Williams is conducting the prosecution without the aid of counsel.

In an effort to sustain his charge that Dr. Brooks is not a skilled physician, Dr, "Williams introduced evidence relating to the actual training received by Dr. Brooks qualifying him as a practicing physician. Testimony was produced showing that Dr. Brooks attended a medical institution lor only a year or, two, but that he did not graduate or receive any degrees or certificates.

Later he took a quiz course of a few weeks, which enabled him to pass the state board and secure a license to practice medicine. Expert testimony is divided in the opinion as to whether or not this training would qualify him as a skilled physician in the meaning of the statute creating the institution requiring this of the superintendent. Dr. J. T.

J. Battle, of this city, testified that no authority other than a medical college had the power to confer the de-ree of M. D. upon a candidate. Dr.

D. A. Stanton, of High Point, secretary of the North Carolina Medical Society, who in company with the appointed committee, made the investigating visit to the sanatorium in July, 1909, which resulted in the closing the institution, testified as to the conditions found there. He stated that the conditions were very unsanitary, slops around the door, no screens in windows, bedding dirty and that there were other signs of un-cleanliness. He further testified that Dr.

Brooks was not there at the time and that ihe seven" at that time in the sanatorium were left in charge of a negro cook, who did the cooking and gave the patients the only attention they Following the report of this committee, the sanatorium was closed until the conditions were remedied, the patients being sent to their homes. Dr Watson b. Rankin, secretary of the state board of health, followed Dr. Stanton on the witness stand and corroborated the testimony of Dr. Stanton in regard to the conditions found at the sanatorium.

Dr. Rankin said the sanatorium at tne present time is in good condition. Dr. WT. J.

McAnnally, of High Point, testified that, in his opinion Dr. Brooks received the appointment as superintendent through a political deal and that he did not consider him efficient. Dr I. W. Faison, of Charlotte, was the first witness for the defense.

He testified that he had visited the institution and found things in better shape than he had anticipated in view of the small appropriation made tor the establishment of the institution. He had sent a brother-in-law there and he had been cured. On cross-examination Dr. Faison stated that he thought the location an ideal one and well worth the amount paid for it In fact he said that he would have been willing to have paid more for it had he been on the board and it could not have been procured for less. He said a start had to be made a vmoct everything to be ideal from the first.

He stated that anything is better tnan nonnis. Dr. Dred Peacock, of High Point, hovinir visited the institu- tion Saturday night and Sunday and he found everything in gooa He stated that he thought the purchase of the property a good investment and. would take It off the state's hands any day it wished to -u rusirt th state keep the buildings. Dr.

Peacock also testified to Dr. Broofcs' skiu physician. iti Messrs. W. C.

Bain, Tyre Glenn and J. W. Forbis were called to testify to Pr. Brooks' ability as a Physician. On cross-examining Mr.

Forois Dr. Williams brought out the faci that Dr. Gordon had written an open i l.i 'A i V. .1 it ji Ji v. A i.

'4 it -V ''I 'I it il 14 1 Wherever you live you can avail yourself of the unexcelled facilities and safety afforded by this strong bank. Just enclose your checks, drafts or money orders, made payable to this-bank, in an envelope properly addressed, and the United States mail service will assure prompt delivery. Youf account will immediately be credited with the deposit and you can draw your own personal checks in making disbursements. Four per cent, on savings. I MIIICHUdll vrst ft 1 LAOIIdllgC DdlllV GREENSBORO.

N. C. Capital. I3OO.O0O.OO. B.

P. WHARTON, President. J. W. SCOTT, Vice President.

R. G. VAUGHN, Cashier. F. NICHOLSON, Asst.

Cashier. A GIANT 'PASSES. John G. Carlisle Dies at His Home in New York. John G.

Carlisle, former secretary of the treasury, who had been critically ill for the past two days, died at his home in New York Sunday night An intestinal complaint of long Standing, which wore down his vitality, lay behind the technical fact of heart failure. He was attacked last spring by the same trouble, complicated by an ailment of the kidneys, and for a time hovered near death. But his remarkable vitality triumphed then, as it seemed it might even in the illness which ended tonight. John Griffin Carlisle was born in Kanton county, Kentucky, on September 5, 1835. He was educated in the public schools, later studied law and was admitted to the bar.

Always a consistent Democrat and interested in public affairs as a young man, he rose from the county politics to be state senator and finally graduated into national affairs. From 1877 to 1890 he was a member of the national house and from 1883 to 1889 was the speaker of the house. He resigned to fill the unexpired term of James B. Beck in the United States senate, from which he again designed in 1893 to become secretary of the treasury under President Grover Cleveland. With the retirement from power of the Democratic party in 1897 he withdrew from politics and tookup the practice of law in New York city.

Men's fur hats from 50 cents up. Boys' fur hats 25 cents and up. Men's work gloves for 10 cents and up. Boys' pants, overalls and shirts at popular prices at Townsend's Variety Store. 31-2t.

i Every Dollar Counts 1 Every dollar you take out of your earnings and save is a step on the road to wealth and competency, and if you deposit your dollars with the savings department of this bank the road will be made shorter. We pay 4 per cent, interest, compounded quarterly, on all deposits and give the same careful attention to the small depositor that the man of wealth receives. Make a start today by deposit ing your surplus money in the Commercial National Bank F. B. RICKS, President.

F. C. BOYLES, Cashier. 1 W. E.

BENBOW'S FINE CORN. The Prize Acre Has Suffered Greatly for the Lack of Rain. Friday afternoon several Greensboro gentlemen enjoyed an automobile trip to Mr. W. E.

Benbow's fine farm at Oak Ridge, the party being composed of Prof. Thomas R. Foust, W. E. Allen, A.

J. Klutz, W. E. Eut-sler, Garland Daniel, Andrew Joyner and W. I.

Underwood. The objective point was Mr. Benbow's prize acre of corn, which has attracted attention far and wide. The acre was planted with the object of breaking the world's record in corn-growing, and but for the dry weather that has prevailed in the vicinity of Oak Ridge for a month or more, it is apparent that the record would have been broken. Mr.

Benbow prepared the soil well, plowing to a depth of two feet and fertilizing heavily. The crop was planted early in April, being sown in the drill in four-foot rows. Mr. Ben-bow was striving for 300 bushels of corn from that one acre, and until a few weeks ago he fully expected to get! it. The corn has suffered badly for moisture and is not expected to yield over 1501 bushels.

The acre lies along the public road just below Oak Ridge and is the wonder and admiration of all who see it. On another part of his farm Mr. Benbow has three acres in corn, planted in May, which bids fair to yield 100 bushels to the acre. Mr. Eutsler took two or three photographs of Mr.

Benbow's fine fields of corn, and doubtless some of the matured crop-will be on exhibit tion at the Central Carolina Fair. Reported Compromise of Libel Suits. The report became current several days ago that a compromise had been effected in the celebrated libel cases instituted by ex-Judge Spencer B. Adams against ex-Senator Marion Butler and his brother, Lester Butler, as a result of publications made in the Raleigh Caucasian reflecting on the character and integrity of Judge Adams, but the public has been given no information as to the terms upon which any agreement was reached. The attorneys for both sides were in conference in this city last Wednesday and Thursday, but refused to give out any information whatever, referring all questioners to Judge Adams, who has declined to make any statement.

If the matter has been compromised, and this is the general opinion, the public will be apprised of the terms when a report is made to the court and spread on the records. Mr. William Hodson Dies at Advanced Age. Mr. William Hodson died Monday afternoon shortly after 5 o'clock at the home of Mr.

Lambert Doctor, north of the city at the advanced age of 85 years. He had been ill of malarial fever for some time prior to his death. After being prepared for burial, the body was removed to the home of a -nephew, Mr. J. H.

Davis, on West Bragg street, to await the arrival of two sons, Messrs. Henry A. and William Hodson, who reside in Indiana. They reached the city last night, and this morning the body was carried to Concord church for the funeral and interment. Mr.

Hodson was born and reared in Guilford county, removing to Indiana soon after the Civil war. Upon the death of his wife a few years ago, he returned to this county. To Investigate Charges of Corruption. An exhaustive investigation of the alleged improper use of money in the recent Democratic campaign in Texas to bring about the nomination of O. Colquitt for governor by the anti-prohibition element of the state is to be made by the legislature.

The house of representatives has adopted a resolution providing for the appointment of a special committee to make the investigation on the broadest possible lines. Other charges as to the alleged use of money in the last legislature tc defeat the submission of a constitutional amendment providing for statewide prohibition to a vote of the people and in the recent political campaign for state and district officers are to be probed. sChildren's Day at Buffalo. Children's day exercises will be held at Buffalo Presbyterian church, north of town, next Sunday morning, August 7. The exercises will begin at 11 o'clock, and after the program has been rendered by the children there will be an address by Prof.

W. C. Jackson, of the State Normal and Industrial College. No black cider if you use our cider mill. The Townsend Buggy Company.

don't know what you are missing in service and foot comfort if you ae not wearing our shoes, for this is the home of good shoes. J. M. Hendrix Co. Complete line of baskets at Hagan's China Store.

Three dozen 10-cent. jar rubbers for 25 cents at Hagan's. That cider mill witbr wood rollers can be found at the Tpwnsend Bug; gy Company's store. Buy your tinware at Hagan's China Store. We don't sell all the good shoes, but we sell very few bad ones.

If you get a bad shoe here it's an exception to the rule. J. M. Hendrix Company. I wish to rent a good two-horse farm suitable for corn, wheat, "tobacco and other crops.

References furnished if desired. J. W. Underwood, Gibsonville, N. C.

31-3t. Nice glass tumblers, 15 cents a set. Goblets, 30 cents a set. A covered butter dish, sugar dish, cream' pitcher land spoon holder for 25 cents for the lot at Townsend's Variety Store. 2t.

r'or a limited time we offer The Patriot and the Progressive one year for $1.25. For Sale. Well broken farm horses and three delivery wagons. S. F.

HARMON CO. 16-tf. 123 Lewis street. Farms Wanted. We have Inquiries for farm lands j-i PiHimont section of North Owners of farms, desiring to s-'l.

will find it to their interest to eoninvmicate with the Piedmont Land Improvement Company, Greens-boroX. C. 52-tf. Timber for Sale. I have 500,000 feet of good timber th" stump for sale at my place "ur of Greensboro.

w. A. FIELD, Arlington street, Greensboro. Wheat! Wheat! want 3,000 bushels of good for which we will pay. the niA i lnarket Price in exchange for I'liandise or on book accounts.

TOWNSEND BUGGY CO. 5 I jT- Catalogue, fs with Views and full 5s? particulars sent free. ST W'i to-dy. Addr5 tM Pri vipn Hme Savings Bank Makes Big Statement. donKi Home Savings Bank more than Zied its deposits from June, 1909, Etate' 1910 as is shown by its last banv entWhicn is one of tee best Grepcv ements eyer issued in ojtl oro- This large increase dem-resuits that absolute safety brings bank invests in the very best jJ2les that can be had.

It bought lino i Worth of state of North Caro-maki -s Julv 1 and is continually gaeg lnvestments in first mort- Th und otner bonds. quart6 ank wiH move into its new UrnlT8 in the Fisher building some niceiv ring the month and will be Vtv for Dusiness- We predict deDftcils bank a larger increase in next yar than it has had Past year. -1 o. 'c a IT-.

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