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   Thomasville Weekly Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 20, 1911, Thomasville, Georgia                                 i  BEAUTIFIJL TAlîk BY KBV. R. M. HARRIS AND. SEVERAL  VERY' DELIGHTFUL MIMBERS ENTERTAINED A LARGE NUMBER OF ÏÎEX>I^B AT THE BAIPTIST OHOBCH-UA VEBÏTABLB FEAST OfP GOOD THINQS SPREAD IN THE 00U1ÇT HOtSE FOR TH® VETERANS AT;'ÒNE O'Ò LOOK,. ' ,■ - ü'  BV FEDERAL GRAND JURY FOR ATTEMPT TO ¿EPRAUD THE UNITED STATES laOVERNMBNT --OA8B JPOLIiOWS ATLANTA POST OFEKJB INVESTIGATION.  r-H  • Anyon« who hai-thought that thè Siexlca^ war and at other tlmés be-  •TÍ.  •e  Ä  Tanks Of the Old Oonfederates la Thomas <»unty i were- growing thin  -would hav-ç o'vraed hlmB«!^ could hé have Been the long line of thQm in inarch to tfie Sunday'school •¡iroom oI the Baptist, ' chMch this , mtorn^ing,' where they ' went to at-;'ite]ad thé; exercises in honor of /the - birthday of th^ SoUih's beloved her^o, Roheit E. Lee,  Promptly at It O'clock, Capt. C P, Hansen formèd thé old. Veterans in line and, hwded; by the Joh^ „ Trtplett Chapter ' C^ildr^^^ ; Confederacy and the John B. Gordon Chajiter Daughters of the Goifi-t^eracir. 'they marialied ; troin • - tia ccjuH hotise square to th© chiirch. "-Whlle^fotne'iniiy he^heglnnirig to feel . tbjB iaflrmitles of age creeping on ^fid a few limped from the effects » - <> 4Îd time wounds,, yet the march ' * was maintained witli vigor and the * : 'Mé- hojw^-^apped along ais alertly  pArently ¿s'ln-'the days when they "w'ere "^young and strong, ' , To tV Btlrring^stpaitos bt Dixie, iplayed by Miss Nellie- Pringle,' the  Veterana, marched ílnío thé,  Sündáy àlmdy  Cchool room, „ which waa ■well filled with spectators. >1;,; The exercißes were »opened , with an eloquent prayer by Rev. o; , W. •Matthew^ of the Methodist Church At its concliusion, Mrs. B. M., Espy ' gave. most de^i^htfuL reading on  i -V  fore the Clvii;war.  A touching feature_^ ot Dr. Harris' speech was Ms recognitioin of Ms Old comrades- itt tie aùdiëiw ; and - his stopping to call theiti by name. 'He iold. mariy anebdotei flf/lift, and other's experiences dutlng the war, mo^t of thein humoro^ «ad mu^ enjoyed by the crowd. He paid a tribute to Mr. Joseph "Jerger, Sr, and the late John Stark,/ who, though straiigefs became brother^ in arms with the old Confederates during the war,  Dr. Harris jsave somo of the old-time war Boi^s, such as "I^r«pa," ''Bonaie Éluè ^lUeig,'' etc.a verse or two of them himself.  ' TiV.;jîéssr»; W'àtt f.; i^endéréà--.. ,t|ie beàutifùl old soiag, '''^ïenting^bn' the Old Camp G^ouild^'^ afiter; .■J^j^lch'' Uncle John IJ^iJ^ leai' ill tie Mnilns  of.'ithat e(tirring Cdnfoderàte tunçfc j'WriîOid ^e Cpa^ j ttioruB bfIwhicH ràn^^^ iths  room, voiced by the throats of every  ' ' ''; ;  TThe Dinner, /^e'Veterans then : marched to the-OoWt rliouse, the - lower fl<Jbr o' which had been arranged with beautiful decQrationfl for^ this ' occasion. The,Veterans, all " sending " arëund thé Jong ^table^_ladened with the beat dinner n the Daughter» - hftve, ever served, -we're «ptéftalneï;" every one ci|.',them,. |pV ftfljl3r,;-thipiy .minutes; afterr-.wtich .they 'gav©',>th^ Vlfebel Yeli^ with «miihaeiB, and graciously Ihanked thf> good ladles for their Interest and trouble In making the day such a perfect one for them. The day was closeft by thç Veter-  AFTER BEING WATCHED BY THE night POLttiB, SUPPOSED TO HAVE ATT^feED A, BOBBERY OF Sib', KOOSA'8 S^ORE last NIGHT. '  ' ' 'f UMÍÍK  ■I ' » -i i*  '4-  ' SÒutii'eìrn'iieroes'ind -General Lee; ' .whlél» was tfarmly appl^ud^d hy. the Vetera'nB vand' audience. Crosses 'were then delivered'to a number of Veterans. A cross of honor for ^the late John Stark was given to ' »-his daughter, MisS Salile Stark. • ATwiPtlcularly -pIeapIttg' feàttìt» j'àné attending"tìie'SpectaT''mâtiné was the playing _ of sverai ^oW given them at the - 3^oad ^reet Southern airs on the piano aïd vio- Theatre by lln by little Miwee Rose and Car- of that house. ■■ men Evans. ■ ' - - : ; -  At its conclusion. Dr. Harris then gave his address. Having been all thtóugh the war. Dr. Harris was able tO;,speak from personal experience, his talk w^cb was made up of ^ a..gréat ,deal of roiptnlscenes and was tateresting. H« beg^n jrith ip^ise of General Lee, who wa«, he . : Bidd, not only the leading tòro of ttìÀ South, but the leading hero 'pf ' n^dem times, even'his enemiee con-e^Ing this. While one insignificant little individuai might oppose his statue In the Hall of  a whole ac^ ' »wledked tìiàt it should be there.  Atlanta, ,.Ja1# 19.—FoUowlilg an investigation, cpndu^^ted hy Alexan der AlKerman as' special Assistant Unttèd 'Sfàtes Attorney General, the âemi-Weekly Atlanta Journal,' to gèther with James R. Gray, president of the company, John D. Simmons, circulation manager, B. Babb and ' V. & Harl^r, emj^toyws, have been. InMted by a federal grand Jury on . the charge that sam pie copies of the,semi-weekly- wera mailed on t^rtaln dates In 1908 as thooigh they were flopi« . for bona-flde eubscribeFs, an4 ^ dt.: a' consequently less rate of tpostage ^ald on them. The aum involved la »aid to be abPttt 1700.  : The specific Indictment Is "con-: splracy to defraud the united Slt^ Government.".  ; -The government wIU cont^' that^ the Jbu'rnal's • Béinî%eeWy Si^trip-tioh '^bôoka wére Itopifbpèrlisr entèrêà fb'conceal what Và^vh-éing'done.' ' ■. The indictment^ias but giving aiiy oï thb^ J offi  cials directly Involved any opïjbr-tunlty to appear oriitrodiiçè "viit-nesses, and the Journal declared' that the local post office authorities werb' fully co^^ant at timp of just what the Jeurtfal-^^^^^  The; Journal'further declaroi that a bill forilhe same'$700 involved in this lltlgWion;.was presented the Journal in 19.08 for over postage'and' that the Jourival never repudiated or denied the debt, but aald that If the postal' authbritle« Could prove the Justice of It, they wbuld bp jfrald.  It Is stated at the federal biulld-^ in'g that the Indictment of the JourW nal will be followed by an Investfga-iiotk  methods here In Georgia and In other parts of the country.  Last night, the night policemen, after several hour» watching, captured two white men who were premiina-bly hobos, near' the stores oH lower Jackflon Street.;; They were suapl clous looking' customers, and the |>olloe watched ¿hem for come tlma. Later in the night they heard a noise of crashiiig glass at the reir Of the store oi Mr. A. Kooea, on thV black with lithe Opera House,  They went atJ-once to the rear of the- store and f^nd one of the men they ha4 ■ beeii jwatchifeg, near the sidetrack acrbssiSteveM Street, antl the other* abou^ a half block away.  d and taken to the tore had . not been back wlniaow brok ;ht that these men  Both were arr lockup. The entered, Only ths >n. fl^t Is tho»  OÍJ) WOMAN  lid the breal  7LORIDA SENATOR ARRAIGNS THE SEÇRET.IIK^ IN STRONG liASfGUAGE-^UNFATTHFUL TO piUBLIO AND DECEITFUL TO PRESSENT..  FIRE ON B.liST SIDE OP NEW YORK CAUSED GENERAL EXODUS FROM FLAMING DIS-  'TRicrr.  JS THE SLOGAN OP A . .TO BFEAIPR CASJfCyifr HAS PASSED WmtfN' HOVSÉ ifÜST WATCH IHlj' ER.  m  (By Aasoclatetf Pre«.)  Houatoin;'^ Tex., Jan. li.^Mra. Barh&ra Reifschelder, agied «éVenty, was assaulted , by , a negro at ' her home early this morning. , _ ^ , , , A crowd .attracted by the -Vom-  lie' then'«poke of General. Lee's \8er- 'an'B creams, pursued the negro who .Vices' i« ,thè „Pnfted, Stat^ in thé ^scaped. ^  Varfi0doe's  -The Jury In/ the case of A. p. Spence of Pelham, charged with the murder .of Will Akrldge, .was glvpn the caae on Its wcond trial yesterday ' afternoon about six o'clock. They reiurned a verdict at twelve o'clocli, acquitting Mr. Spence of the crime.  The case has caused some little notice In this part of the State, be-cause of the, prominence of both parties and the unusual features attached to the murder, .which was committed over the drug store, which Mr. Akrldge was occupylngi  Where you will find the| most classy creations in high art clothing.' They ^ fit to the queen's taiite..^ Ourprices arelower than ^ ever. All suite marked © npliun figures ái Antes'^ thatwiUsell : 9  COME AND! SEE •  Our Manss Shoe, and the Faultless Shoe are beaten earth tor ^  ^$3.50 S4MÚ ;  Every pair guaranteed^ ^  Our Kid Gloves ^S «1.25 Sf.75| |are peaches  Auto GauntleU »  '-v.'- :''h';  TEXASPVERNOR  FOR LQqAL dm  (By Assf^lated Press.)  Wheeling, W.|ya., Jan. 19.—Tho trial of Mrs. Laura Farnaworth Schenk moved along drearily after court opening this morning, with 'the prosecution making an effort, ^to conclude its side of the case, with the calling of a few minor witneaa-  €8. ; v.. ; : :  Thè defense ^111 probably begin thè introduotionl^f its/testimony tomorrow and it is not likely that Mrs. Schenk will be called to disprove '«bt^ln^'^ta«»^^ -terfUmony  that she bought poison from a Wheeling druggist prior to discovery that her husband was suflerlns  from arsenic polMtting---------,  A nurse testified that while she was in the Schenk home, nursing Mr. Schenk, he frequently had crying fits.- -----  Did Mrs. Schenk ever talk to you concerning her gentleman frl«ind8?/" asked the prbiécuting attorney.  "Yes," , answered Miss Bvana "Onp day I was In the parlor with her.'when sh^ showed me a l^wer basket and told me shft appreolated: It highly. It was given, her, .with vloltìts, she said, by a special gentleman friend of her."  "Did Mrs, Schenk ever narrate any improper stories aboiit herself and other men?"  "She did,"., answered the nurse. , The nurse refused to repeat the stories. . *  Doctors Best and Baer gave, their testimony, which was large of a technical nature, and the prosecution rested its «ase.  The court then took a recess adjournment. ■  The defense began calling their witnesses wjien Court reconvened at two o'clock.  (By Associated Ptess. V  Washington, Janv 19.—^Senate»* Fletcher, of Florida, a member of the Balllnger-Plnchot Investigating committee, addressed the Senate today in support of the Purcell resolution, declaring that Secretary Bal-linger should no longer be retained in office.  "The removal of those who have been uffWllllng to act aa fawning sy cophants. or play the role of servile •underlings at the sacrifice of the public Interests, did not me^ the trouble or overcome the dlfDicuttles. The trouble was with the head of the departments.^' ' .  in a further, indictment of the Secretary of tho Interior, "Senator Ple'tcher said:  i "That Secretary Ballinger is not the inan best fittPd for the office he holds. That his conduct, associations and Influences Justly aroused suapldan that he has ,be% aiid la Inclined to favor private intereats rather than care for those of the public.  "That while no actual corruption iB shown, it can scarcely be said that he is guiltless of officlal/wrong-dolng of a nature warranting criticism. /  'That he was not In sympathy with .the advocates of conservation, a« defined by the President and big predecessor, and by dlrrectlon ami more or less deception he set abaivf doing that which caused serious in-Jury. •  "That he has been unfaithful bot\ to the public, whose property he has endangered and to the President whom he has deceived. "Secretary Balllngerls' methods,  ordinary method« of a boss in poll tics. HI« administration wo cannot endorse—it is a form of administra-trationwell recognized, as of the ma chine «tamp.  "His standards of official conduct and public duty we must condemn— they are Ideals of the professional politician, which lead to traffic in public office."  (By Associated Preat.) •  New York, Jan, 19.—Fire« on the lower east side this morning caused a damage of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars and drove about one thousand {mrsona out ot their homes into the street. "  The greatest damagb waa/a blaze which burned out a six story factory hiuildlng at No. 15 Elizabeth Street. Tenement dweller« for some distance around were routed out.  Several hundred lodger« in thé Marathon hotel were rushed to the streets In a disastrous fire at No. 15, Bowery.  (By A«oolat«d Prmm.) , .. _  Washington, Jan. 19.-—'^Alwlfrtt;/" the Senate," Is the slogaa of « gram addressed to Speaker today by a Chicago mkH u an growth of the Investigation «f. charge« against Senator WlU^v liorlmer. - v The telegram advises C« tlliat the people once needed twtf^ islatlve hoiipea. onb to' witdr i: other, "but that wa« befor« th« iaT} when the press and wire enabled watching to be done by th« themselves. .....  LOSES W  ' . ii f. < ^  CARDS AND LIQUOR  Was the Cause of My Embezzlement^ I Tearfully Relates Califonif« Criminal.  - (By Associated Pi«M.}  (Auston, Tex:", Jan. 19.—Gov. Oscar Branch Colquitt, eent hi«' -first n.epsage to the Texas Legislature today. The Governor recommends that the laws governing the so-called "Special Clubs" be made more strigent.  'He also favors local option a« the most rational form of prbhlbltlo».  ' (By Associated Press.)  Los Angeles, Cal., Jan, 19.— "Cards and liquor—that's my explanation,"  This was the tearful reason offered- by r'M, Keating; who, eoon after hie arrest, (k>nfessed to the Police that he had embezzfed two thouasnd dollars from the Federal Government, while a Deputy Clerk under J'udge Jones, of Alabama.  Keating is 35 years of age and is well educated.  GUARD TO PREVENT FEUD  (By A««oolftted Pfi  Washington, Jan. 19,—rRepreaent-Ing the supply of cotton ^ the United States for the year ending August 31, last, a« being 12,188,021 bales, which waa twenty per cent less than the preceetBng year, in Its annual review of the cotton su'pply, the Census Bureau today. say« that fifty two per cent was exported,,  The quantity of cotton consumed during the year was 4,79§.953 bales, compared with 5,240,71^ bales in 1909, which 1« a decrease of 441,766 bales or eight per «ent.  The Werage weekly oonaumption in the United States In 1910 was 92,000 bales, compared with 10,8,000 In 1909. ^ ' 7 - 7;'-'t-:-'  •■'■■.-A^iìgiMèald^iéBt^ii^^ 1« the growth shown In the manufacturing Industry In the cotton grbwlng States elnce 1880. Thirty years ago there were; iff those state.*! only 561,360 a«tive eplndlefl, »wtóch consumed 188,748 bales. In 1910 there were 10,801,494 active spin-dies, consuming 2,292,333 bales.  The qùtfntlty bf domestic cotton exported during the year , amounted to 6,339,028 running bale«, valued at $460,868,020. '  The report further states that the tptal value of export cotton goods of domestic manufacture for the year ending Jun«. 20, 1910, amounted to $33,398,672, while the import of cotton manufactures into the United State« amounted to $44,474,143,  (By Aaaoclated Pr«M.)  Albany, N, Y., Jan. 19.-  -Tho  jfiecond Joint ballot for United 8tat«i ' ' -Senator resulted as follows:  iDemocrats—Sheehan, 88; Shepr, ard, 13; Parker, 7; Littleton, 2; Qe-' '"'l rad, 2; Herriclt, 2; Kernan, 2; O'Brien, 1, '  Republicans: Depew, 81, f <  Necessary fqr choice, 100, After one ballot, the Joint asseta-bly today adjourned until nooa 'tO' mprrow, •  The Insurgent Democrats dedar- ' ed thl «afternoon that they IwHeved they had demonstrated to the She«-ban men that his election was Im--. ; possible, \ I  "We Intend to «it tight," said Sen- i ator Franklin D, Roosevelt, the In-Z^i'l surgen-t leader, ~ . '¿t  ^-^.'■"■ir ,, ■■ ............tw'-f  COLD DEC/SAID DIES  Washington,. Jan, 19,—^Repr«6«a-tative Calder, a New York Republican, sprang a sensation in the Hoaw today by reading an open letter ai Repreeentative Dies, a Texas Demo* x crat, attacMng tonight's Democratic caucus and dubbing It a "cold dedt for the coming caucus feast of itsi« : dishes." ' ' •  The Priscilla Sewing Circle vwW meet at the residence of Mm. B. R ■ Herring, Friday afternoon at 3 p. All members are requested to . b« present.  )RM )H D.  iWUCH DASIAGE IN OREGON.  ; : (By Associated Press.)  Portland, Ore., Jan. 19.—A rainstorm which is now raging oyer Willlammette Valley will cause damage amount to several hundred thour «and dollars.  X (By Aaaoclated Pr«9s.)  Taylorsville, Ky., Jan. 19.—^To, prevent a feud outbreak which might result in the murder of Wiley and Dean Joseph, father and son, charged Vith killing Mike Rowe, and badly wounding "Buck" Joseph,'? a relative of Rowe, a heavy guard has been placed aroiund the Jail, /  <Nr (^ts' Fui^are aU 0. K. |  NEW ARRIVAL  Of Spring and Summer Neck-wear made of the newest in wash materials the good kind Four-in-hands and ties, ,  25 ahd 50c*  A novelty that is good in the way of a soft collar and. tie to match, seid only in  combination, each  you will like them.  "Smith-Harley Shoe Co., -  Phone Doublé Thrfte ' 116 S. Broad  ■f-f";*--:   

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