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Ing a clean sweeri at this end of the line, but the question is often asked. 'What The" News and Obscnrcr. I . EVEN HENRY A. PAGE Ths Morning Post devoted half a col BACK AVCOCK GOV Enter the ' stated that he would spare no means to get his daughter back. ; j P. E- Cabell, owner of the Virginia cafe, Danville. Va has been engaged to manage Vade Mecum Springs this season It entenee at "long taw, too; for the Robeson lawyers are rfot so silly aBt0.,b?uCaW napPtB by His Honor, and if the Judge find, any pleasure in the bar s answer, or in seeing it printed in the Supreme Court, Reports, we shall be surprised. In all candor, we believe Judge Peebles should drop the case and demand an investigation of hU official conduct at the hands of some competent tribunal. Or, if he fears the result of an investigation, let him resign with the statement thai circumstances having conspired against him, he feels It for the best interest of all concerned to resign. If the Judge la simply unfortunate, an investigation would correct public opinion an evidently it is unreasonable to expect people to be willing to consent to Judge Peeble s holding the balance of justice when the Yclumuous mass of criticism, now so rapidly accumulating, remains unchallenged. PUBLIC WILL HAVE ALL THE FACTS. Tha News and Observer Pub. Co. ; josmins DAWIEL8. :!V.! . i President. , : Office: News and Observer Building. s rayettevule Street. Tha Only Paper Published at the State . ; Capital Using ;f. TJ Tb Associated Press Deport. ' SUBSCRIPTION PRICE. Per yw.... ................ ........ Elx months. i Always strictly in advance. loo Entered at the Post-Office- at P.alcign, n. u- M secona-ciass matter. f.ATURDAT,! April 23. 1904. ! A MORNING TONIC. V (Marcus Aurelius.V t . If thou workest.at that which is before thee, following rirht reason eeriouslv. vt. porously; calmly, without allowing any-v uubj eiw w auiirtci mw, but keeping . . thy divine part pure, as if thou shoujdst te bound to give it back immediately ij it . inou noiacst 3iof nis, expecting t nothing. Tearing nothing, but satisfied with : tbr present: activity according to nature. aad '. -with heroic truth 'in every word and sound 'which thou ulterest, thou wilt live nanny . AT 02ICE We will give away absolutely free one ol our Automatic Ball-bearing New Home Sewing Machines toy the family1 In Wake : county,! who has the oldest machine In actual use, supplying the every -day needs of . the family, with the aid of, no .other machine.,, .There' are no other conditions., Send your name .address and date your, machine was purchased, together wth the Tnaas of your machine, and you may be4 the fortunate contestant Address,'., j ) Sewinig Machine and Supply Store, I 206 S. Wllmlmiton St, Raleigh, N. C. I distributing Agents for the New Home and Standard Needles, Attachment ft Supplies foean Machines. ' PAUKfclt'ss--II AID nAI.C&M . - IS??' sad. WotiiVs th hala - u-. - . J Vjrrt FalU to EHtw am -1 I Can ntl A ndl.ii. tWtkti fhstfttfte fO Collocc Yocct Women O courses Couserva CaStssJsrl tocy of ? MoilcESi Cfttalogtia kiirf v Best. Pla- for Your Jas.Pinwi(iM.4 Daughter itstltutafuf Collcno Yotm& -WomeAO PEACE Conserva gltfSUBsar' tory o! ' i Music Ti Cat&Ionw ; aJirsss, 'SAXXXGH Best VUc9 N. C. usr Your Ja.C!awidJ! rrasUeot Institotofsr Collect Ycansi Women CV PEACE Conservg tcry of Music Tie CUkStsaiari - eTvto2 IestFtac' for Your JaxllswilZi ules "1 dorses v - we vui iuff.m on April 22nd a ear load of extra good: mules. We will keep a'' good supply on hand all the time. Come and Bee our stock before you buy." ; ' v i J" " v ' t'''-1' , ' ' ' , J a' ' ' f ... ' V John M. Pace Mule Company 11 1 East Katun St ; .r , 4 . ' EXECUTOR'S NOTICE. : ..-Raving! mialihed as4 ; executor vol y the h esthta' of Mrs. Nancy McDade, deceased, , late ot wake county, n; c, this , Is t , notify nil persons having claims against v the estate to present . the same, to- the ' undersigned on or before tha 15th day of February,-1905, or -this notice will, bs- plead In bar of their recovery. ; EUIIU SATER, Executor. TbU February 15. lw4.- Having! qualified as adslnUtratrlx 'of Wiley V; Clifton deceased, late ef Wake cctnty, N ,C, this is to notify all persona . fit ill I'l n kau:iciz m which opens June 15- Damage to Truck and Fruit. (Special to News and Observed) , j Elisabeth City, N. C, April 2z.-ara4 era' say of the effects of the present- cold snap on the crop of peas and potato that it has been most damaging, i The many cases the cold comDletelv i itillwt them, and now if anything is carried to market new crops will have to be piantei!. The damage to the Iiuitcrop is awo veri heavy., . - . - v Negro Kills His Mother. . (Special to News and Observer ) Suffolk. , Va April 22 Word ' from Courtland. Va.. s-iys Sarlie G?eton cred) was shot and almost instantly killed by her Fon, William Gaston, twety-nvte years old. Though the son claims .he matricide wss - an : accident, it ehn be shown that they quarrelled violently be fore the killing. ; v .;t iX---' Means it Would Hurt Roosevelt. (Washington Post.) . ';: ; -:' ; The Democrats will have to eet alii the enjoyment they can out of their rewoTu- tions calling for information about timstvl before the Attorney General ends his reply that it would tie damaging to tae ; interests of the public service to. furnish the desired information. It's an easy matter for a ftingy man to get rich but what's the use? : A man ls as anxious to get away fromJ a baby as a woman is to get to it. The above will cheerfully be paid in lawful money of the United States, by tbe undersigned, proprietors of Dr. Pierce's Golden ,Med-ical Discovery, if they cannot show the original signa ture of the individual volunteering the tes-timonisl below, and also of every testimonial atnong tbe thousands which they are constantly publishing attesting, the superior curative properties of their several medicines, and thus proving the genuineness and reliability of all tbe multitude of testimonials volunteered by grateful people, in their behalf. World's' Dispensary Medical Association. Proprietors Buffalo, N. Y. THE REASOXThcre is no medicine equal to Dr Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, for purifying the blood. It carries, off the poisons which contaminate the life fluid. It, ' increases the activity of the blood-tnaktng glands and gives the body an increased supply of pure, body-building blood. It builds up the body with sound, healthy flesh instead of flabby fat, promotes the appetite, feeds the nerves, and so gives to weak,' nervous1 people vitality and vigor, : ; r .- About a year ' ago I had a very bad crogh aad fesred' it would run into consumpuoo," writes Hon. Gfo. W. Lynch, ot 37 Mason Street. Worcester. Mass.: "When a severe attack of roughing would come on vomitin? would set in. Matter accumulated in nose and my tonnls were irritated. After reading of the wonderful enres resulting from Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery began to use it. with some doubts as to the good it would do me. I am frank to say. But. after I had used one bottle I noticed quite a change for the better. Ordered five more bottles and before I had used them all the cure was complete. There is not now a trace of cou?h or cold in my system and my health is perfect" 5;. , t To gain knowledge of your own body-in sickness and health send for the People's Common Sense Medical Adviser. A book of 1008 pages. Send 21 cents in stamps for paper-covered, or. $r stamp for cloth-bound copy. Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, 66 j Main Street; Buffalo, N. Y. EfllHsL-WHK Vain boart Oonorrhw and . I Oiscaarites from ibe uruiary or- tus, arTesied by Mwiua Midy I apsalM wunout inconmnMoco !nM. A1. at ALL lMWTBiata. w P. O. Box 90H1, New otk. Get m 53 Fa i aooui mose at me otner end of the line 7' a. a. I . . . It IB a subject Of no little comment that neither the Collector nor Revenue Agent oince appears to take Interest in the prosecution of thbse frauds." Why not? Turn on the lithts. - KITCHIN ON ROOSEVELT. fMODOdy knows piow to take the meas ure of the President better than Claude KItcbln. He did it In the House yester day to perfection'. He shows up the President's' inconsistencies and absurd! ties admirably. . The reports say he "assailed Roosevelt bitterly." The reporter mistook plain speech, and earnestness foi "bitterness." There was need for the plain- ness of spech employed by Mr. Kltchln The White House would-be despot needs to be pictured Just as he is, and Mr, Kltcbin has draw i an accurate likeness. warts' and all. Judge Ewart oened his campaign for Congress by bemoaning the fact that Mitchell county h is been taken from the Congressional district. When he reada the election returns in November he will regret that every rounty In the State ex cept Henderson hadn't been taken out of the district. "it uovernor Atcock really wants the affairs of the Atlantic and North Carolina railroad and hotel investigated why didn't he appoint a Republican as one of the In vestigating committee,": aaks the Smith- field Times. It locks like all the Republicans will be nee led to investigate the fraud in the .internal revenue at Miltoa where, by the connivance of revenue offi cers, tne government was robbed ol 8100,000. Spiri t of the Press. THAT'S THE MEDICINE, Washington Post, j s "Should public officers beWewarded for doing their duty?" aska the Raleigh New and Observer. , Possibly not; but they should be punished for not doing it. i WHOLE AFFAiR UNFORTUNATE. Alamance Gleanori It looks like JUdge Peebles really intends punishing the Robeson county lawyers for contempt!. The whole affair is unfortunate. Whatever Judge Peebles may do in the matter! will not improve the situation. Yet It Is a matter that can hardly pass unnoticed. GROWING IN POPULARITY AT HOME AND ABROAD. as - Wadesboro Messenger-Intelligencer. While the re arc a number of papers in the State that 'have been, fori som. time, engaged in an attempt to . covertly fly-blow Governor Aycock's reputation, it is very gratiflng' to North Carolinians In general to obsc rve the growing popularity of their Governor away from home. Quite a number of papers in other States have had editorials advocating his nomination for Vlce-Prt fident, and if the nomination of a Sou hern man should be deemed wbe there w little doubt but that it would go to hln. , "MOVE SLOWLY IN THIS MATTER. Wadesboro Messenger and Intelligencer. Judge Peebles has given it out that he will Institute contempt proceedings against the Lumberton bar, at Cumberland county court J which meets in Fay- etteville. May lOthL The Judge probably understands hit own business better than we do, but. if we had his ear we would certainly advise him to move slowly In this mstter. it id certain that in case of a flaht the lawyers would have the sympathy of four out of every five of the people of the State, and tbe Judge would most probably ot more than he could possibly gain by wreaking vengeance on tbe lawyers. JUDGE PEEBLES SHOULD INVITE IT Asheville News. . Referring to the trouble between Judge Peebles and the Lumberton bar, the .Raleigh News and Observer recalls a suggestion of the Tarboro Southerner, made at the time of the prevalent criticism or Peebles for his rulings in the Haywooc-Skioner trial, that at its next meeting the State Bar Association should take up the criticisms, made by editors of character, and make a thorough investigation. ,Tiie alleged partiality of Judge Peebles in the Haywood case is one reason assigned by the Lumberton lawyers for refusing to make up their, court calendar for him. Under all the -circumstances we should think that Judge Peebles would invite au investigation of this character, if he Is perfectly assured,' as he says he is, of .Tie propriety of his course in the trial referred to. ( i ' LAST RESORT FOR THE CONSPIR- ' ACY ' 1 j Charlotte News. j Just about tbe lat resort for the conspiracy defenders to take refuge in is the fact that the investigation committee has decided to give nothing to the press until it has finished the investigation and made Its conclusion, t Is Just about time these attacks on character should cease. The name of Henry A. Page alone Is sufficient guarantee that there is to be no white washing of anything. And the committee has acted most I wisely In postponing its report unttl it 1 finished. In such investigations the facts one day are often explained bv the facts developed tbe next. Ana it looks like the acknowledgement of defeat, in the effort to besmirch the man agement of the road, that the attempt is made thus early; to discredit the committee because it .has kept its own counsel and has not invited the reporters to hear all its deliberations. THE LUMBERTON BAR WILL NOT BE CAUGHT NAPPING. Lumberton Argus. , " From the reports sent out from White-vllle, it eems that' Judge Peebles is living up to his reputation deciding case before hearing the evidence. Be it tv. membcred that His Honor has made no official inquiry into the action-of the Lumberton bar, but simply called the bar before him. gave the, deliverance previously published to the. effect thpt he would Institute contempt proceedings; but now he declares the bar guilty of contempt and that it is his purpose U punish them. The verdict is rendered; now for the penatty. And, really, it would be more pleasant for Judge Peebles umn yesterday to an attack on Mr. Henry A. Page. This would seem to indicate that Mr. Page. is getting to be wiser and sounder politically.! The Post hasn't admired Mr. Page as much as it formerly did, since he made that eloquent speech for the Watts bill in the Senate Chamber. The Post always rides on ' the 1 whiskey barrel. It seems that it fears Mr. Page Will not lend -himself to the ends of the McBce-Finch conspirary and, in advance of the report of the committee, wishes to injure him in the eyes of the people. I Heretofore the Conspiracy Organs have been praising Mr. Page, because he stood with 'them in the effort to defeat Clark CMr. Page never got to their low 'level by advocating Russell for Chief Justice? atnd. - by consent, denouncing the othei four .men on the committee gentlemen Just as honest and . just as patriotic as Mr. Page. Bat because j Mr. Page declined to make , a cuckoo answer every time the Post's Southern Railway wheesy engint tooted, he comes in for a rebuke from the Conspiracy Organ. The purpose is plain: the Post knows that its charges of corruption in the management are as take bn hell and ' stink to hish heaven. It knows that the committee's report wiil gpve the situation Just as it is, pointing out the mistakes of management, the ho-tel failure (known by everybody since it closed last September) and any other errors on the one hand, and showing, or the other hand that the service is muca better and the equipment far better than ia the history of the road, and that the cash value of the stock of the road Is twice as high as when Mr. Bryan took charge. ; !,'-!; '. , l iThe people wish the. true facts. It Is because' the Post ' thinks Mr. : Page, as well as the other members of the commit tee. . will present the truth, regardless or McBee's slanders or Mr. Bryan's policy, that the Post , wishes now to discredit him. No honorable man. who refuses to do the bidding of the Port's railroad crew of wreckers, or who is suspected of being unwilling to take dictation from them, of who stands for temperance or decency. f&iila to secure the disapproval of tlic Post. Not even Mr. Henry Page escapes villi-ftcation. ' i-i ' .' THE TARIFF PLANK. It well understood . that Judge Par ker did ' not wwh the New York State Convention ' to . adopt a platform upon wjhkh his candidacy should be placed, but simply, as when Tilden was endorsed, te-; present resolutions merely ' touching upon some of the leading issues. , In pur eeing that policy Mr. Hill made the mis take of writing a straddle plank on the tariff, a plack that means anything or nothing. The Democratic party in the country would stultify itself by even con eideriag going1 before the people on that ambiguous plank in! a campaign in which the tariff will necessarily be a command ing. issue,. '-") ftVhat 60rt of declarati&n ought the Democrats to make on the. tariff? The answer it: . Re-enact word for word ane tariff plank upon which Tilden was elect cd in 187C, or upon which Cleveland was elected in 1892. The Tilden plank is shorter and therefore better, . as we see it. but the 1892 plank is as sound as the best dollar ever coined. It was denounced and abused in 1892r but no opponent could ever find a flaw in it.l The Democratic' party will, win if it is honest, ; straightforward, and true to its life-long principles upon the great ques tion of taxation- ; If it adopts such an evasive and abstruse straddle as was put in the New York resolutions H will not de serve to win. Give us. the tariff plank of either 187k or! 1892, or put them both in one, and we will win in : 1904 as ' we won in 1871 and in 1872. .- Parker as 'the candidate' and the old Tilden platform on Tariff and. Re form, with the Other up-to-date planks on trusts and imperialism, would appeal to the independent voters and a united Democracy. ,f, n ' ' ' ; J HONOREDiVISITORS. All North Carolina will 1 Join Charlotte n glvng glad welcome ; to ex-Vice President Stevenson and ex-Governor Hardin, oi Kentucky, who are In that city, visiting their son and daughter. Rev. and Mrs. D. Hardin. ' They were the guests of honor at a gathering in'RhArinti Uut night. They are aplendld types of the best Democracy that Kentucky produces tnl ney do not gro4 better Democrats anywhere Jn the word except the old-time Democrats ot.Old Fields township, Wilson county. : V ; ; ! I I Adlal Stevenson is a Democrat of the right stripe no frill,; no flounces, no furbelows. Ho has no rule or ruin spirit about him, and will not refuse to dance unless he can 'call the Aggers." He lefurned his Democracy at the Jeffcrranian fountain, and Henry jWatterson wasn't far wrong when he Said that, if New . York folks couldn't agree in presenting a candidate, the , Democratic; party couldn't get a candidate who had more common sense and true stuff than "your Uncle AtHai." If he-were In, thp White House; alt Democrats would feer safe. . They would know ho loved the Constitution as well as Jefferson, would ''turn the rascals out", as well as Jackson, and would bt asHrujto reform kdmjnistratiou a Tilden. ', . '" .);. : ; : , .' TURN ON THE LIGHT. Elsewhero wepubhsb another letter, by Mr. B. B, Bouldin, who -held an Important position In the Internal Revenue Depart ment for some years And understands the rules of the intenal revenue service, ay- Ing more information about; the Milton Hfamdal. It "stinks to high heaven" and the more it is stirred the more it stinks, but thcreople wish to have the stench removed. U bis letter today Mr. Could I '"ThelL S. AUornev amwir. t. ,v. Delighted With His trip and With South Carolinians. Governor Aycock rencbed the city yes tcrday afternoon after his trip to the western part -f the State and to Spartanburg, S. C He was lairly beaming with the good time he had had. But he said they bad led him a strenuous life, and he had not had much chance to -sleep. ..- 'Tell me all about your trip and what you saw, asked the reporter, j - "Well, you know, of course, I went to Burnsville first and delivered the address at the Baptist school, and tbeext mrn-Ing made a short talk at tbe Presbyterian school- They have made wonderful educational progress in that section. The vaK ley through which I traveled to get there has the finest collection of country homes. I saw for the same distance anywhere In the State. Then I spent a few days with Locke Craig and opened the horse show at Asheville. That was the second show of tbe kind thev have had there, shut it had to be called off the second day on account of the snow. j "From Asheville I went to Spartanburg, Converse College, to deliver the address on Founders' Day, the-college celebrating the birthday of D. E. Converse, who gave a third of his estate to the college. At Spartanburg I was met by Governor Hey-ward and his staff and the president of the college, Rev. R. P. Pell, who is a North Carolinian. Yesterday we drove out to the deaf, dumb and blind asylum of the State, situated some three or four miles from Spartanburg. 1 We spent the day there and returned in thd afternoon to Converse College 'and witnessed .the class-day exercises. Last ' night I delivered the adrees, which was followed by a general reception, 'r ' I - "I was much impressed with the friendliness and courtesy of the Governor and bla staff and the entire South Carolina people. Wednesday night the Pythian of the city gave a banquet, which was attended by Governor Heyward, myself and other invited guests. At tiat , banquet Gov. Heyward responded to the. toast 'South Carolina' and I to the toast 'United States.' Mr. Knight responded to The Pythian Order,' making a most beautiful and impressive address. . Speaker Smith, of the South Carolina House of Representatives, made on eloquent Speech, responding to the toast 'Woman.'" ; Governor Aycock said, he was much gratified at the cordial reception accorded bitn by everybody, and was particularly pleasea with Governor J ley ward, whom he regards as one of the ablest most con scientious and excellent Governors in tbe Union.- While in Spartanburg Gov. Ay-cork was tbe guest of Dr. and Mrs. R. P. Pell. Gov. Aycock and Dr. Pell were college mates at the University of North Carolina, and have been warm fritndt ever since. . At Gaffney, F. C, a torse rrowd of citizens had gathered at the railroad station and tailed the Governor out. He made a Kbort talk frjm the car p'atforni. r RESPONDS TO A TOAST. -While In Spartanburg. Governor Aycock was a guest of honor at a banquet given the two Governors of the Carolinas. From the account of the banquet in the Spartanburg Herald the ' following Ls taken: "The first toast was 'The United States' being as follows: "Thou, O my ccuntry. hart thy foolish ways! . "" ' Too apt to purr at every stranger's ways; But, if the stranger touch ' thy modes or laws. In goes the velvet and out come the claws. ' ' ' ' ' "This was responded to most fittingly and eloquently by that most noble of Carolinians, Charles B Aycock, Governor of North Carolina In introducing Governor Aycock, the toattmaster said that the people of this State desired to . see thi'. distinguished son of Carolina' leave Raleigh at the nation's call and take up his residence In Washington 'This was lustily applauded. "Governor Aycock said that he loved the United States, but that his way ol loving the- United States was by 'beginning at home. He loved his little town better than any other place in the world: lie loved his State better than any other State. He loved the United States better than he did any other country, 'and, he. added, 'If - Bishop Duncan were not present, I would ay I love this world better than I do the next. This caused prolonged laughter and applause. Bishop Duncan sat near Governor Aycock to th' right. Governor Aycock then addrereed himself to his subject and with eloquence most fascinating and impressive hepald a tribute to this nation, not falling to express the hope - that the high ideaM which ware in the bosons of our forefathers when'ths country was born would ever abide with as. His ad-dres wan listened to with the closest attention and it made a profound imprus sion." The Spartanburg correspondent of t'ae Charleston News and Courier, wired a full syncpi of Governor Aycock's address and id "The address of Governor Aycock war. listened to by about one thousand people, the large auditorium being nearly filled. His speech was pronounced by all as. being one of the ablest addresses ever delivered in thw city and one of the most effective." . The Columbia State's correspondent has a big account and says: "When Governor Avcock was allowed to proceed after a most enthusiastic' reception! for in the day and night which the two governors liave spent here they have madje many warm friends, he got the s tention of tbe audionrn with the. iiust some droll pleasantry and then announced" that lie had come to speak of .universal reduction.' "Governor Aycock's speech was applauded frequently and ho was thanked by many people for the strong manner' m which he presented the cawe." t - SAYS SHE S FLED WITH ANOTHER G. H. Graham Will Seek His Daughter V.-;.' but not His Wife. (Special to News and Observer.) Winston-Salem, N. C, April 22. .Mr. G. Ha Graham, of Farmington, Davie county, whose ife and three-year-old daughter diaappeured from home the first of the week. whil the husband and father was at Statesville attending Federal court,, was her today. He says he believes thst his wife has eloped with another man. and that tbe man liought tickets in this city for Idaho. Mr. Graham stated to friends here that he proposed to let his wife go, but he wants his little daughter back and will send after he r: - He says the man with whom he thinks bis wife has gone was once her sweetheart. Mrs. Graham's father was also here today and -Cleveland Star The Radicals would like to create the Impression that there is something .rotten in the government of the Atlantic and North. Carolina railroad, and that the Democrats will attempt to whitewash the whole ; business. Such Is not the case. Democrats don't do things that way. It they , pretend to investigate anything they go to the bottom and give the public all the facts. The Radicals judgr us bythe way they would act under similar circumstances, but thank Ood the Democracy of North Carolina cannot be measured by a Republican yardstick. The committee appointed by Governor Ay-cock will do its full duty and we shall know everything about the management of the road. In the meantime we feel sure that there is. nothing wrong with the road,- except possibly some mistakes have been made by the management nuch mistakes as -all railroads are liable to make at any time. NOT THE FIRST' JUDGE BOYCOTTED. Roanoke-Chowan Times. - Much has been said ' in the papers' about the refusal of the lawyers of Robeson county to have their cases tried before Judge Peebles, and the contempt proceedings that are to follow. This is not the first fime a judge has been boycotted in this State, i During Fusion rule the Northampton bar refused to make out tbe calendar at one or more terms of court, or rather agreed to postponement of all cases of any importance. But in Northampton the judge was treated with all the courtesy due his high office and he went away, doubtless with pleasant recollections of his visit, here. Our lawyers did - not think him competent. In tbe Robeson county case great publicity was given the matter and the action will doubtless have an injurious effect on Judge Peebles In other counties If no further action is taken In the premises. We do not know what Judge Peebles intends to do, but hi worst enemy will agree that he is. a man of undcul'ttd courage. THE CRITICISM BROUGHT TO A CRTSS ' Progressive Farmer. . ' : Th-i action of the Lumberton bar. reported in last week's .Progressive Farmer, in refusing to arrange a docket for April court on account of the unwillingness ot the lawyers to appear before Judge Peebles, aroused the wrath of that' official, and he now threatens to arraign the or-fenders for contempt of court.. The action was. certainly very unusual, if no; unprecedented, in North .Carolina, and brings the long prevalent criticif m ot Judge- Peebles to a crisis, t was suggested lust fall when the-Lenoir Topic. States-ville Landmark, and other papers wera advocating impeachment, that Judge Peebles might arraign some of the-editorial fraternity for contempt, but . until now he has akrn no official notice of his critics. The News and Observer bas-nov.-decktred for an investigation of Judge Peeble's Hay wood-case rulings by the Bar Association of the State, and it is verj probable that some such action will be taken. . . Political Chat. v.. Mr. Richard N. Hacke'tt of Wilkes, has announced himself a candidate for Con-giess In de ate." and Is going to make an active fight for the nomination. He to one of the strongest campaigners the party, has. The Democrats have plenty of good material and will select a winner. "Who are you for;for Governor?" was asked' quite a number this; week by the Times reporter. Some were for Steriman. some for Glenn, eome for Davidson ani some for Turner but a majority answered about in this vain: "Well, I hardly know. We have such a good lot to pick iron, I will be satisfied with either of tne gentlemen named." And that's about the way It is in this eecjlon. Loulsburg Times. R. N. Hackett, Esq., of Wilkes county, is quoted as saying that he was told by influential Republicans In Ashe tint if nominated by the Democrats fifty Republicans ,would vote for him in one township in that county. The .mountain Republicans will not endorse -Blackburn's buccaneering and bulldozing. There are hundreds of them who .endorse the statements in the letters of Linney and Mott. Friends of Mr. A. C. : olllcorTer, of Henderson, will present his name as a delegate from this (Fourth) Congressional district to the National Democratic Convention. No more fit man could be chosen and Vance county feels that m presenting tbe name of Mr. Zollicoffcr she Is not asking an honor alone for herself or one of her distinguished sons but one who would reflect honor upon the district -ana the State by his electlonu-Hcnderson Gold Leaf. - i Mr. Walter Murphy has decided not to be a candidate for Congress, tnougb he may run for the Legislature. Rowan will have no candidate, the present representative and senator both being from that county, and the former representative (Hon. John s. Hunderson) having been a Rowan man. The county Is not wishing to seem to ask ,nore '"n! sterling and reliable a Democratic county should in fairness have. Jn the few counties that ass-wrong since Reconstruction, r never gone teen in Lllesville and .g days. Th?y are trying to dIe!f dence which will justify ; ttfrJ-J J parties who placed a ,e5," Tiiesvllle track, a ehort distance telow Wiwiue. on, night recey. Tortunge glncer saw the obstrnrtion l to most stop the train before u " - rail, only the front JtlZ leaving the track.-Wadcsboro Mecager and Intelligencer. 4 4 CENT MORE. . thit 4 upon the gTWVrfiER OTHER j THAN ANT having claims against the estate of sail' deceased j. to exhibit them ; to th s . under- A signed on or before the 2Zrd day of Pel. - j niityl905k or .this notice will be plead." In bar of recovery; - All pnoni Indebted . tol said estate will please 'Inake imme- dlatc payment..-1: v.- ,v. - -- . . - ! MRSw'MARY E.VrLJirTON v- - Ana mere is no man who is able to pre vent this. A NOTHER SLUICE OF DIRT.' t- The j Mormon investigation has opened another sluice, of dirt -in Washington It is necessary to print all of It that Is fle cent In-order to show that Hie Mormon hurch-4as rotten aa any den of iniquity on the Bowcrjr dictates and controls the politic of th4 State of Utah and almost as completely the State o: Idaho. j(t; should be remembered thit thidj pnfijit investigation hnd disclosure of polygamy and other immorality'; is all due to nhe trade made by the Republican National Executive Committee in 1900 wherrbj Utah gave, iti electoral voe for McKlh- leyand put i the Republic ir.a In powi - ' ! i . ... I . . w Li lav niogoi, r. aiiirujya elected to thp Uoiifd d the Moi-mcn churci are Republicans In sjiid States Senate kail hUi . refuso.o be bound wy agreements, and ihi Senate are alert to ory of church control put In evidence.' j 4 'Patriarch Cannon, has four Illegal wtyts fea in adultery. was extreme. 1 Asked if I Ceorge Q. Cannon, lit n been so informed by in? ' he ' would continue to ural wives, since .the I Ood and his ' church eprobate answered: ve greatly if I don't. this gang of libertines 'ting enough, if they but. to open vies, they pocrUy. Patriarch ; Can-oath taken In "the en-od' the' endowment house ies. Pressed aa to tjhje ath.'he declined to dt-. t'tonly the very pure ' enter the endowment y pure", old sinners :a and President Smith;, is so vile that tha news-t much of it out before N 'II .oe ; In the tl His nresenoe hat chamber of legieU- snch in the nostrils ol 1 .!. Mott hit Blackburn 0n use Blaikburn is mostly couftty lawyers haven't rd' They are so quiet ear 'them think. v ... '. ... . ; . Observer will f greet Its t i ... subHcribers on Tuesday ew and handsome spring Onlyjdne week more' to pay your pOn tax. If you i don't pay before the . first of May you cannot ydte in November tojr .'the next Democratic Governor and Prea dentf ' i .' ,';'' . ( : " : The Smlthfleld Tinus (edited j by whte mefb with negro Ideas) calls Mr-. Heojr I'sjs "a macmne uemocrai. yvnai may we next expect ; from the Connpi racy 41! - The Columbia Sute. truly says ,'it'vwafi the mah New, York Was giving to, the party and Jtait 'fthe Stj. Louis conventijoo Will reiterate-' the doctrine of thev tJoj-, mocrocy ' and i Parker will be their pitof- pLet't - !(: , Mr. Godfrey got his money all right, nd It 14 to be hoped the. Federal Courjt will fix the puntshmca for robbing pos offices upon the guilt parties. ; But It Is well i to bear in mind that men w have money enough to. hire plenty lawyers ore ' rarely given the full meat ure of punikhm'-nt diiQ' The , Greennboro Telegram lis' talking Benue when it saya that becauHe vcot' shiprcrs' of Cjcveiand bolted in 1838. anC 1WQ will "bo no excuse- for any loyal Democrat dec lining to support the nomi nee or the SC' Louis convention. ; And none will do that thing! The men who kept the rudder true in 1896 and in VM will lead in devotion to the regular plaits fprm and th regular nominee ot pof They vote the, ticket "hko she's printcd Best Fertilizers For Your Onr Brands ar Corn, Cotton . Write Frbruary 1 23. 14. , A-iuiIoistrstrlx. only the Spring Crops Unsurpassed tor and Tobacco to- I ;i" ' '1, HI largest in many years used In this State'than ' l . . . v . ana are tne 7 A) Fertilizers Old Dominion Fertilizer Comp'y - X: -'y '):' BranchV.-aaOo. j ' 1) 'NORFOLK, vki , ; . A fewof onr Jading Brands are , . . . Old Oominioa Soluble Guana. ; PUaters Bone ana Potash rarmers' Friend. . : O. D. High Grade Bona PhospbaU. rarmers' Friend High Grade Fertiliser. Unygters iliib Grade Acid phossTftaH Onoeola Tobsoaa Guana fhas no aauaU term m TIAJr-j of last year was the were more generally , - 11 1 I an ouicrs, Our Best For All Fall Crops They make the stuff grow. Ask for and take nothinj; bill :,s goods majle by ! - Durham Fertilizer Cpmpririy '4 iiw,4Hrri 4 FORTY PER The News arid it has FORTY PER fiKVT unoif ciinsnDiDvno AILT NEMnspXPER published in North Carolina. It is THE fA ana do not denounce the eleven Jurors mrlin un- v . j-.. m win Murpuy ana Manteo and all intermediate points. lac or sense.; .. . . , : , . J D urham, N C riUe na pc01" ms' MtinC i q ,, , . 1 1 IM mi I IMI 1 1 14 11 I ItA

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