Landmark, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1921, Statesville, North Carolina -A iTHE DATE ON THE LABEL IS THE DATE YOUR PAPER WILL BE VOL. 48 LANDMARK WATCH YOUR DON'T N. JUNE 18. 1921. 1 DR. PEACOCK AN INSANE LINNEY HEARING JUNE 21. Being Insane the Jury Finds Him Determine the Fate Guilty of First Degree of Frank A. June 23 Set as Date to Determine June What to do With This Dangerous nomination of Frank A. Paranoiac to be United States Attorney June verdict of Western District of North Carolina will be held COMMUNITY SERVICE Delightful Musical Program ed by the Community Choral ty to be Rendered at Mitchell Col- lege Tomorrow Every one of the five hundred et s for the Community Service Con- NEWS OF ALEXANDER THE NEWS OF SOUTH FINALS AT THE GRADED CONTRACT LET FOR NEW HOTEL not guilty was returned tonight wilt be a majority e's for the Comm at 10 o'clock in the case of Dr. J W beginning June 21.! which will be given at of charged with against the confirmation 14, 8 p. has beer dis- the murder of Chief of Police J E negroes of that All seats not filled by also of The jury alleging attempts by Mr. I before the beginning cf the accepted the evidence of experts who of the Republican will be open at the testified that Peacock was not mental committee to eliminate the ly responsible at the time of tragedy i negro A letter by him is Immediately after the which jt 1S stated the announced by W R Republican policy will Judge T. E. ordered i be lct lhe out of Dr. Peacock into the custody of to Sunday School Day Observed at Broad North where a person is found not guilty of a crime on the grounds of mental irresponsibility at the time of the commission of the presiding judge may hold tne for investigation to the Judge Finley set June 28, ns the date on which the hearing will take Dr. standing ed the verdict very showing the F lightest of an outburst His family was at the A large congregation was present yesterday morning at Broad Street Methodist church for the exercises held by the children at the 11 o'clock hour in observance of Sunday School Under the capable supervision of Mesdames R. C. Bunch and J. J. roney and Miss Brawley a a credit to the Sunday u i -i special with Mrs. any whit in the judge to order the doctor sent to the insane asylum Morganton for the stating Community Singing Sunday After- thai he suffering with tuberculosis and that tho Morganton climate be much for him during the hot Solicitor Bower objected About two hundred people gathered on the spacious lawn at Mitchell col- lege for the com- and Judge Finley ruled against the j munity singing request promptly Hymns and old familiar folk songs Jury Hears Evidence J At 9 o'clock tonight the took its seat in the courtroom and listened to the reading of the testimony of the alienists for 45 At clock the 12 men returned to their After 15 minutes of tion they returned and announced that the was not guilty cf the declaring that he was insane at the time of the com- mission of the a that the defense admitted during the wau most A of spectators the at the beginning of the reading cf testimony at 9 anil the jury left for not a soul left the It here after thf jury boon by Judge Finley that two men held out against the in- were led by Roy L. of of the first number to those who have not been able to procure The ushers will be instructed to admit any one during the rendition any j No charge for admission but at the close of the concert I the audience will ue given an j of making small to en tr the incidental expense j The t horns of sixty voices arid of twelve pieces will Le by Roy L. music of National Community Service The program is .is 1. Send Out Thy j Community Choral i 2. (a) Song of the Shepherd Somewhere a Voice is A. F. 3. Community 4. Community Choral 5. Pilgrim's Community Choral 6. Italian Community (a) The To You Mrs. A. P. 8. The Heavens Mr. Jenkins is said to have PHP of the However after reading the testimony these iwo men joined the ranks of the received the case at c. Friday being out for about 28 Created Great The trial of Dr. owing to the extraordinary brutality of the has created unusual interest not only in North Carolina but throughout the It was both the State and the defense ably by of the ablest talent in the Approximately 40 witnesses testified during the which ed Monday Owing to the widespread interest in Finley ordered a rial venire of 100 men from Rowan The following men ed the J. L. J. R. T. A. Claude J. F. E. P. W. T. C. R. F. B. F. Community accompanied by i Community Choral Vs. at the The meeting was in charge of Mrs. William president of the Song Leader's Club of and was the first of the enjoyable sings which will probably be held twice a An Effort to Get More Into the day The Sunday school superintendents of the city have organized with Mr. R. C. Bunch as chairman and Mr. C. E. Keiger as The organization will take a religious census of the city for use in a campaign to be conducted this fall for increasing the membership of the various Sunday Contests between the schools will a feature of the Fraternal The Patriotic Order of the Sons of America will hold a class initiation Thursday at Evans Ten or fifteen candidates are Friday the Patriotic Order of the Sons of will entertain the Sons and Daughters of at the home of Mr. L. on Refreshments will be Report of Public Health Nurse for April and April I Individual parental cases 11 Prenatal visits 17 Maternity visits 13 Maternity cases 6 Home visits to school children 15 Visits to schools 4 Pupils 25..! Number defects found 15'.' Talks to pupils in class 2 Bedside care ov demonstration in homes 5 Nursing visits 88 Social Total number of visits 285 May Prenatal 11 Visits to babies under two years 11 Home visits to school chldren Instinctive home for T. B cates examined by fiom Sanatorium houis with T. B. Specialist Irom 4 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. Sanatorium treatment scoured C Sick and Nursing visits Instructive visits 37 Sanitary inspection visits 1 and office 14 Treatments Social and Dietetics Total attendance of classes Total number of visits Officers Captured Car and Chief Kerr and Policeman Fulp cap- tured a four-cylinder Bush car and 10 hot water bottles full of whiskey on Wilkesboro in the edge of The driver but the car and hot water bottles are under Search is being made for the who is a breaking A Number of Local Plan to The Bagdad of will operate a special car from ville leaving there at 1.30 for Greensboro for the ing of the Grand Lodge A number of will R. L. After the jury had been out 24 hours Judge T B. Finley at G o'clock this began reading at their request portions of the testimony of Cases in the Mayor's Dr. I. M. alienist of for regarding the responsibility of fined and the Dr. Peacock from the time he E. A. disorderly 4 it the first shots from his office window until returned to n drug store ter completing the After hearing this the State de- v discharged on promise of good be- W. B. Arthurs and G. W. of gave bond to manded the cross-examination be read and the stenographer an amount of ed preparing the copy which delayed i further deliberations two hours i appear at Superior for having Not Over a After requesting this morning at o'clock that all of the evidence With the preliminaries about a year hats are being tossed into the 11 4 32 124 The nurse spent one day in county with the welfare one day in Catawba county at T. B. three hours on one maternity She at- tended two committee one community service instructs a class in dietetics for one and a half hours each Thursday and spends two hours twice a week on playground and She is now mington attending the conference of public health nurses and from there she expects to take her Death Claims Mrs. Nettie Murdock Mrs. Nettie Murdock wife of Mr. W. R. died yesterday morning at o'clock at the where she un- an operation Wednesday for Funeral services this at 3 o'clock at the First conducted by Dr. C. E. assisted by Dr. 11. Interment at Mrs. Mills was 50 years She was born in Cool Spring tne of the late A. P. Sr. She is survived by her husband and five J. E W. R. Charlie A. Y. Alexander and Noble so ono Mr. James i of Mrs. Mills had been in health for the past few ing from high blood day she suffered an acute at- Dr. J. P. Matheson Home from Eu- rope Rev. John W. Moore to sist in at Personal By Miss Lula June 1. laide of is iting Miss Rosa Mr. James of Watauga spent the week-end with Mr. E. i L. Miss Jessie Wilson has from a visit to her Mr. ert in S. C. Mrs. Claude H. of Pilot j is visiting her and Mrs. George Miss Jamie of spent the week-end with her Mrs. E. C. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. are visiting Mr. son's Mrs. W. B. Matheson j and Mrs. H. C. Dr. J. P. of visited his Mrs. W. B. the latter part of the Dr. j has just returned from a visit to He stopped in on for the medical and came to visit his mother before returning to his home in Mr. W. H. of and Mr. Lee of spent the week-end with Mr. Wilson W. at the home of his Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Attorney W. M. of spent Sunday here with his Misses Jamie and Addie A series of services will begin at the Methodist church next Rev. J. W. pastor of Broad Street Methodist is expected Monday to preach during the Rev. J H. Capps Attending the The 1921 Term of the Statesville Graded School Passed Into History With the Graduating Exercises Friday Evening The Names of the Friday at the South Mr. C. Has Accepted tor the Construction of a ficent tH be Ready for Occupancy in 10 important istep in the mer School for Ministers at Trinity Destroyed by of Commerce Meeting Big News of By Miss Yernie j on a Statesville's new hotel June 13. Mrs. C. A. flowers and class the taken wnen c- V. Mayhew and exercises of the class of bids for tho construction of left Thursday for a few visit were the of 1 to relatives at Petersburg and The program was as and Va. Frances Brawley was Mrs. Missouri of Class 153, lowest bidder for the construction is visiting her Mr. J. L. Class Prophecy Jack Sronce and received the Sr. Will and Testament Misses Nona and Ruth Brawley left I Frances Henninger was the lowest bidder for last week on a visit to Mrs. Nadine Presentation of Class Frazier at New j Robert Sherrill tract J was the lowest and Mrs. Troy of Hot j Acceptance of Class equipment and are here on a visit to James Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert They Clayton at were married last and arej After class exercises was the on a wedding Mrs. awarding of prizes in about ten was Miss Pauline and is a. For the class with the best The as let not under niece of Mrs. ance a set of given bv T Mrs. J. R. Reynolds and J. E. Johnson Married at Reynolda June R. J. R. widow of the late R. J. of this and J. Edward of N. were quietly married at the country estate near this at 1 o'clock this Mr. and Mrs. Johnston left Salem tonight and it is said that they will go to New York and from there sail for Europe where they will spend their The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. D. Clay pastor of the First Presbyterian church of and a former pastor of the It was performed in the re- ception hall The home was beautifully decorated with cut roses Little Misses Mary and Nancy daughters of the ed in and carrying baskets of Russell roses acted as flower Master Smith Reynolds acted as Mrs. Johnson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. T. of Mount Mr. Johnston is the son of Mrs. lis of Davidson He is connected with the leaf ment of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco The ceremony was witnessed by the of the members of the immediate and a few out-of-town of tho throe ring for the county offices Mr T. Of and when she I for ihn was Derated on Wednesday the I. M. Murdock is for the of- J. K. Hall and Albert of register of Should ho be bo read to them the jury returned to Mr. Wurdock lhe court room at o'clock this would be considered quite and stated that only a portion i enough for of Dr. Taylor's testimony was The court who had i been engaged since 10 o'clock in inc Dr. Anderson's then prepared a copy to comply with the new Jury Takes Case at Nightfall in Trial County of Dr. Dicd aired 18 of A- of died yesterday at where ho was operated on for 10. At this He suffered the attack a week afternoon Clyde B. of the attorney to in moraine M. P. concluded the summary of the State's Ford Cars bv that John Walter Alexan he found of murder t j i c i j. ot sold two Ford was on the point of The first few days following the i ation her condition seemed I Saturday the hitch blood pressure be- canio worse and her death resulted yesterday l Remember the School Bond Ejection j Tomorrow is the date for school bond election and there is doubt of the if the voters not Every person who has registered must vote or his failure toi vote is just the same as a vote cast the The polls will be open all day and amount of the issue for is this amount to be applied to Iho completion of the Front and other improvements Mr. J. J. Levan Died After Five Mr. J. J. Levan died Thursday at his home in after an illness of five Funeral services were held Sunday at 11 o'clock at Damascus conducted by Rev. R. Lee and interment was in the tery James Jefferson Levan was born in Concord February 5, 1855, a son of David and Melissa He was twice first to Miss Francis and surviving this union are three J. I. W. and J. W. of burg and Mrs. S. J. of Mecklenburg His second wife was L. J. who together with the following Miss M. M. Levan and Mrs. Roy Rodman at Mrs. J. N. Mr. Roy Stony and Mr. R. E. Two Sidney and R. L. Story two sisters John Shoemaker and Mrs. Robert of also in tho decree for killing Chief of X to M w O r 11 J. f. of on f r r r r tht April 16. Judre T. B. charged f tho of de- this to have boon of Infant Death of Little bv the demeanor of the Hazel Margaret Hazel Smith the on tho stand as a witness and j old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hunter I home of her Mr. and Mrs. H. the killing had died Sunday at 9 Smith on Fourth street Sunday all the of and at homp on I night at 0 She was 7 m- formor at Holly Springs church pressman appealed for a verdict ai j o'clock ing the extreme Mr. Hoey i spoke for two Ice Cream Supper at Rev. J. H. pastor of Broad Mr. L. W was presented Street Methodist left last I by Mr. John Scott to the sixth week for Trinity college to spend two j Miss Lila weeks at the Summer school I For the best essay on Capps and children are visiting J a set of given by Mr. G. E. at while Capps is was presented to Miss Ministerial Mr. R. M. who came home from Rutherford college last wiU preach at Broad Street during the ab- sence of Rev. Mr. R. M. Mr. Everette Misses Ora Brantly and furnishings for the hotel about Blanche bv Superintendent R. M. For the best essay on Benjamin a gold given by the Fort Dobbs Chapter of the Daughters of the American was pre- sen ted to Miss Frances Belle Poston have been elected by Mrs. John F. gates to the Epworth League This was followed by the awarding ence which meets at Morganton June of diplomas to the graduating class by Miss Grace Evans has Mr. F. A. Those awarded elected a delegate to the League Con- diplomas are as John ference at Lake June 30 mage Sarah Fay Noah Frances Todd Garnette Hines Martha Neal Clayton Sharpe Mary Frances John Fletcher Hilda Malone Henry Shelton Hugh an Mary Lois Sarah July 10. Mr. Barley and Mary and left last Wednesday for to spend the summer with Miss Estelle Hawthorne is at home from Elizabeth at Va. She attended the commencement j Lorelle Frank Robbins of Roanoke also before coming The Grand Lodge of which meets in annual session at Greensboro will have as delegate from ho Lodge Editor Harry p. who goes as alternate to Mr. S. Vic. who could not at- this Prof. Lester L. who of in Virginia last has been elected superintendent if the graded schools at Mrs. Marshal of is here on a visit to her Mrs. J. H. on Eastern Miss Sarah Boyd is on visit to Mrs. at Snow William Lawrence Jack Robert Theresa Elizabeth Sherrill Burette Eleanor Steele Edna Falls Gean was class The last event of evening was a farewell song by the graduating The out-of-town who are leaving for their Miss Clyde Miss Elvira Miss faret Miss Minnie Ruth Mt. Miss Marie Miss Louise Miss Carrie Stony Miss Blanche Miss Nell has returned Miss Sarah Mt. i. i from the Greensboro College for She specialized in art and Miss returned last veck from the Normal and Collegiate at The Children's Chapter of the U. D. met with their Mrs. H. at the residence of Mrs. C. E. on South Saturday afternoon at 1 Martha McKnight and raret Smith are at home from Due S. C. Messrs. Mason md Crier were there for rhr closing The old Spruce Hart five miles east of was burned down about 3 o'clock Sunday after- The fire started from a stove Tho house was occupied by Mr. Letch a tenant who has lived here for ten The place is now owned bv Buena Miss Lois Miss Clara Rutherford Col- Miss Ruth Miss Lelia Miss Lucile Mamie Miss Alma Miss Myrtle Miss Susie MIPS Jine Miss Fleta Miss Beda Miss Leona Miss Jennie Er- Honeo S. Miss Ethel Mr. W. R. Agricultural Census for From a preliminary report of the director of the subject to cor- the census of agriculture for Iredell county shows farms uary 1920. operated by white and 692 colored farmers as compared James of j with 3.967 farms April 15, 1910 Mr. Hart moved to by 3.325 white and 642 colored lotte last Mrs. Lazenby and child were the only ones at home and only few things were them January 1, 1920, there were owners and managers of the farms and 15, April c tho dresser and couple j owners managers The smokehouse and bered and tenants 1.566. The Community Concert Promises to be Fine The tickets for the community con- cert are moving fast and signs point to a capacity Staging to seat the chorus and the orchestra proceeding with good progress decoration committee is preparing ta make the stage present the best sible All of this is a community effort i and when community effort gets mentum most anything can happen n and if it happens for the community good why the results are for Rehearsals are in good shape to which has been ed some of Statesville's Let us all remember that this S our gotten together by our 7 for the cultural development of music in our The chorus is composed of music lovers and this does not necessarily imply that those i lovers are all musicians in the cal sense of the These chorus members want to sing ana they are going to because they love it and want to participate in Its velopment of community art and And then too are ed in many of those who haw been trained in music from ther instrumental and vocal All of these wish to see music take a eer place in the life of the Get your ticket at Polk Gray Sfc ville Drug is charge for simply sign it ent it at the Diamond Hill Neigh R Levin Pr At the general held Thursday in Diamond Hall aboot 50 residents of that community ed a neighborhood Mr. H. presiding Mr. A. L. Lincoln and R. Ireland to explain why and they could help neighborhood Mr. Conger put to the meeting the question of organization and people voted in favor of the under- taking and elected Mr. R. E. of the H. and Messrs. Carl S. and J. L as were chosen to take charge of the playground securing the ground and arranging for itg ment and and tion of athletics among the The council will meet in a few dayi to definitely plan the Mr. Roy L. music di- rector of Community led the group of neighbors in a number of old familiar The singing tbat night of was ally Diamond Hill makes the third of the neighborhood units of Statesville Community South Statesville and West Statesville each having aft near by and everything was burned up in them except meat was saved by extremely hard of 1920, was farms January 1, of which Mr. acres were The total s a age April 5, 1910, was 331.7G4, with Cases in Mayor's For Vance den James Charne ami E. S. Beam were fined and costs and R. C. Millsaps for was fined and no man with five small and On January 1, 1920. 3 9S3 farms Fred for assault on ion is out to help as he had t reported domestic as 4.517 o largest attendance over present fanns HOI Com- Boots fined and the for assault on Fred was fined 45 and Hours of There will be an ire cream supper J. J. of preceded j by the Willing Workers Sunday Mr. and closed the case for the clars on the Troutman defense in a powerful church Friday June for two in which he con- tended that an overpowering of evidence from laymen and ex- 1 had shown the defendant to Begin Erection of insane at thp time of Mr. V. H. Echerd start work public Burial will place at Holly j Springs church this afternoon at 1 She was a and nnt child and was loved every one that knew Our sympathy goes out for the young parents and loved COM. Death of infant 9-months-old son of Mr. jand Mrs. W. M. died Friday at 10 at their home in Funeral services jr. He summed uo all the evidence on an residence was conducted at Tabor at of both State and defence and for Mrs. B. J. Saturday Rev. R. A. Page Freeze and Miss Mattie Young Men's Bible Class Holds With Charles R. Runnier and P. J. King and Mibs Blanche tep m the Young Bible ol Kate Street Methodist church hold a enjoyable social on the church Saturday Community by Misses Margaret and Louise Sloan and Hattie volunteer led the sixty odd younn folk for about two hours in the en- of Looby Loo and the Anim Throo T. A. R. K. Huey pnd C. K. much to fun of tho j Mr. C. Will Address Men's Mr. W. T of will address tho of the ian Mali's nt tho this at S All tho of tho whether bers of the or are invited and od to hear Mr. He is not only a good speaker but ally popular Mr. Painful Mr. R. F. of a He on a load of the mules became frightened and Mr. Gaither was thrown off the wa- gon and was dragged about 50 bruises about the and No bones were T f f r Alexander for i mooting or Chamber of Com- h igs v 5ault on his wife m of the fine goes at th ban 1 stand corn hu and costs to the 159'74P Bushels Put bond far good be- 01 was enjoyed n 563 and if act is will be Mrs. of Little wheat to the county roads for 60 i hay cotton bv Rave a most delightful followed by Mr. Harry F. 1 on a bigger and Challenge From Atlanta Colored and Stato of Team Ball Refreshments wero served This is in of the bv tho Girl Scouts in tho host of lowing which we pass on to and every one enjoyed who may bo Attended Trinity Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Mr. W. T. Nicholson Miss Willie B. Nicholson and Miss Sara Foster re- turned Thursday from where b the r they the annual exercises of Trinity Doar the They wero accompanied here by Mias Frontis made a nice little talk kindness of you place a little Maude who was a member the new band and a collection sporting nous in your paper for me the graduating Miss wo are tho colored Elks olson had the distinction of 1 Atlanta summa cum laude in a class of to be book with any that have j further information or wiro our headquarters and i by Was a Good token up to partly at least pay for the splendid open-air their music ft the other Rev. H. M. of First a which was Yours as evor much Ho has a talk off the W. To Dissolve Hotel Com- stockholders tho met Thursday and Open j f T-i 1 by a play in three W. was given by the senior The the South graded school auditorium additional information that this Thursday night and was largely i- the Quick Steps The play and also the songs from the Sunny and recitations between acts wert ft unm that ever left the Sunny credit to the senior class of any All the cast of characters stockholders of tho that ever lett the bunny credit to the senior class of any Company met Thursday Opon All the cast of characters 1 a resolution to i The attention of good impression of their tho Hotel Company colored baseball is Jack Sronce in the cast 1-nr.rfer the property to Mr. C. V. directed to the Count di propert As a of the and of tho resolution the company 1 be dissolved Died in Seeking Birthplace of The information is a long Mr. C. H. a prominent ba- reaching but word has just been siness of received here that Mrs. G. for a short time He went from bert Accepts Position in Mr. R. R who re- former resident of died cently graduated Oak Ridge 7 in Marion and was buried Troutman to if has to Raleigh to take Mr. Karcher will probably birthplace of hist in the office of Col. A. D. ito to make his left county TXT n with his Mr.