Statesville Landmark, June 13, 1921

Statesville Landmark

June 13, 1921

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Landmark, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1921, Statesville, North Carolina -A iTHE DATE ON THE LABEL IS THE DATE YOUR PAPER WILL BE STOPPED! VOL. 48 LANDMARK WATCH YOUR P3 DON'T SCRIPTlON'l STATESVILLE, N. C., MONDAY, 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. Linney. June 23 Set as Date to Determine Washington, June hear- What to do With This Dangerous onAthf nomination of Frank A. Paranoiac (Linney to be United States Attorney June verdict of Western District of North Carolina will be held COMMUNITY SERVICE CONCERT. Delightful Musical Program Arrang- ed by the Community Choral Socie- ty to be Rendered at Mitchell Col- lege Tomorrow Evening. Every one of the five hundred tick- et s for the Community Service Con- NEWS OF ALEXANDER COUNTY. THE NEWS OF SOUTH IREDELL. FINALS AT THE GRADED SCHOOL1 CONTRACT LET FOR NEW HOTEL not guilty was returned "here tonight La.roiina wilt be a majority e's for the Comm at 10 o'clock in the case of Dr. J W beginning June 21.! cert, which will be given at Mi1: -nell Peacock, of Thomasville, charged with rrotcst3 against the confirmation have" college. Jan? 14, 8 p. m., has beer dis- the murder of Chief of Police J E nled negroes of that trir-oted. All seats not filled by tick- Taylor, also of Thomasville. The jury alleging attempts by Mr. Lin- I et-holders before the beginning cf the accepted the evidence of experts who ne> 'etS cnairman of the Republican jptogram will be open at the testified that Peacock was not mental !txeeutive committee to eliminate the ly responsible at the time of tragedy i negro vote- A letter wntten by him is Immediately after the verdict" was'hHd !n which jt 1S stated "in the fu- announced by th.e forem-m W T" R iturp tlve Republican partv policy will Jenkins, Judge T. E. Finlev ordered i be to, lct lhe out of Poli- Dr. Peacock into the custody of theitics- __________________ teif'r to 'laws Sunday School Day Observed at Broad North Carolina, where a person is found not guilty of a crime on the grounds of mental irresponsibility at the time of the commission of the act, presiding judge may hold tne niisonor for investigation a.? to the jifi-son'-s mind. Judge Finley set Tues- day, June 28, ns the date on which the hearing will take place. Dr. Peacock, standing erect, receiv- ed the verdict very calmly, showing the F lightest sijai of an outburst joy. His family was pre3cnt at the Street. 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 Day. Under the capable supervision of Mesdames R. C. Bunch and J. J. Me- roney and Miss Masgaret Brawley a a credit to the Sunday school. u i i.- -i T> 'A special committee, with Mrs. any whit in defense. :-fked the judge to order the doctor sent to the insane asylum in_________________._. Morganton for the summer, stating Community Singing Sunday After- thai he i? suffering with tuberculosis and that tho Morganton climate wolild be much bc-tiev for him during the hot weather. Solicitor Bower objected noon. About two hundred people gathered on the spacious lawn at Mitchell col- lege yesterda yafternoon for the com- and Judge Finley ruled against the j munity singing request promptly Hymns and old familiar folk songs Jury Hears Evidence Read. J _ _ At 9 o'clock tonight the jurv took its seat in the courtroom and listened to the reading of the testimony of the alienists for 45 minutes. At o'- clock the 12 men returned to their room. After 15 minutes of delibera- tion they returned and announced that the phxsician was not guilty cf the muuier. declaring that he was insane at the time of the com- mission of the toirible tragedy, a tra- t-edy that the defense admitted during the tria1 wau most brutal. A ciovd of spectators enter- the courtrof.m at the beginning of the reading cf tl.e testimony at 9 o'- clock, anil the jury left for fur- the'- not a soul left the room. It wit- here after thf jury boon cii'-inisrcd by Judge Finley that two men held out against the in- were led by Roy L. Hoffmeister, of c'ose of the first number to those who have not been able to procure tkkets. The ushers will be instructed to admit any one during the rendition of} any number. j No charge for admission wil? be' made, but at the close of the concert I the audience will ue given an oppor- j tunity of making small contributions, to en tr the incidental expense of! pr'nting, music, staging, tic. j The t horns of sixty voices arid the' or.hestra of twelve pieces will Le i-i-j by Roy L. Hoffmen'er, music oiganizer of National Community Service The program is .is follows- 1. Send Out Thy Light. Gounoud. j Community Choral Society. i 2. (a) Song of the Shepherd Rimsky-Korsakow. (b) Somewhere a Voice is A. F. Tate. Wood. 3. Intermezzo. Bohm. Community Orchestra. 4. "Massa Dear." Dvorak. Community Choral Society. 5. Pilgrim's Chorus. Wagner. Community Choral Society. 6. Italian Romance. Bohm. Community Orchestra. .7. (a) The Star. Rogers, (b) To You Speaks. Mrs. A. P. Steele. 8. The Heavens Resound. Beethoven. Mr. Jenkins is said to have ht-eii PHP of the two. However after reading the alienists' testimony these iwo men joined the ranks of the majority. Thf> jurj received the case at c. 'clock Friday afternoon, being out for about 28 hours. Created Great Interest. The trial of Dr. Peacock, owing to the extraordinary brutality of the murder, has created unusual interest not only in North Carolina but throughout the southeast. It was des- peaately Joue-ht, both the State and the defense ably represente5 by srmt of the ablest talent in the Slate. Approximately 40 witnesses testified during the trial, which start- ed la-ft Monday morning. Owing to the widespread interest in Davklson Judpr Finley ordered a spe- rial venire of 100 men from Rowan county. The following men constituL- ed the jury: J. L. Boycl, J. R. Dean, T. Jenkins, A. Huffman, Claude Frrizo, J. F. Jordan, E. P. Correll, II. W. McDaniel, T. C. Beaver, R. F. Daugherty, B. F. Lit- _______________________ ______ Community Service, accompanied by i Community Choral Society. A) Vs. Wallace, at the piano. The meeting was in charge of Mrs. William Wallace, president of the Song Leader's Club of Statesville, and was the first of the enjoyable commu- nity sings which will probably be held twice a month. An Effort to Get More Into the Sun- day School. The Sunday school superintendents of the city have organized with Mr. R. C. Bunch as chairman and Mr. C. E. Keiger as secretary. 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 schools. Contests between the schools will a feature of the campaign. Fraternal News. The Patriotic Order of the Sons of America will hold a class initiation Thursday night, at Evans Hall. Ten or fifteen candidates are expected: Friday night, the Patriotic Order of the Sons of America, will entertain the Sons and Daughters of Liberty, at the home of Mr. R, L. Bustie, on Boulevard. Refreshments will be served. ________________ Report of Public Health Nurse for April and May. April Report. I Individual instruction, parental cases ._. 11 Prenatal visits 17 Maternity visits 13 Maternity cases 6 Home visits to school children 15 Visits to schools 4 Pupils examined................ 25..! Number defects found 15'.' Talks to pupils in class 2 Bedside care ov demonstration in homes 5 Nursing visits 88 Social service, conferences, etc........ Total number of visits 285 May Report. Prenatal 11 Visits to babies under two years 11 Home visits to school chldren ........4 Instinctive home for T. B cates I'atienls examined by opeciali-st fiom Sanatorium Clnic houis with T. B. Specialist Irom Sanatorium, 4 days, 9 a. m. to 6 :30 p. m. Sanatorium treatment scoured C Sick and diarrhea.....15 Nursing visits .17 Instructive visits 37 Sanitary inspection visits 1 Conferences, inteiviews and office vlsus 14 Treatments gixen....... Social Hypirne and Dietetics Total attendance of classes Total number of visits Officers Captured Car and Wiiskey. Chief Kerr and Policeman Fulp cap- tured a four-cylinder Bush car and 10 hot water bottles full of whiskey Sat- urday morning, on Wilkesboro road, in the edge of town. The driver escap- ed, but the car and hot water bottles are under custody. Search is being made for the driver, who is a record- breaking runner. A Number of Local Ookies Plan to Attend. The Bagdad temple, of Asheville, will operate a special car from Ashe- ville Tuesday, leaving there at 1.30 o'clock, for Greensboro for the nieet- ing of the Grand Lodge Wednesday. A number of Statesvillp Dokies will tleton, R. L. Albright. After the jury had been out 24 hours Judge T B. Finley at G o'clock this owning- began reading at their request portions of the testimony of Cases in the Mayor's Court. Dr. I. M. Taylor, alienist of Morgan-1 Wjllie Gilbert, colored, for speed- ton, regarding the responsibility of liner; fined and the costs. Dr. Peacock from the time he fired' E. A. Scott, disorderly 4 it i.r.J ___ _ the first shots from his office window until returned to n drug store af- ter completing the killing. After hearing this the State de- v conduct; discharged on promise of good be- havior. W. B. Arthurs and G. W. Earnhart, of Concord, gave bond each, to manded the cross-examination be read and the stenographer commenc- an amount of whiskey. ed preparing the copy which delayed i further deliberations two hours long- er. i appear at Superior court, for having Not Over a Three-Termer. After requesting this morning at o'clock that all of the evidence With the preliminaries about a year hence, hats are being tossed into the 11 4 32 124 The nurse spent one day in county with the welfare officer, one day in Catawba county at T. B. clinic, three hours on one maternity case. She at- tended two committee meetings, one community service meeting, instructs a class in dietetics for one and a half hours each Thursday and spends two hours twice a week on playground and recreation. She is now Wil- mington attending the conference of public health nurses and from there she expects to take her vacation. Death Claims Mrs. Nettie Murdock Mills. Mrs. Nettie Murdock Mills, wife of Mr. W. R. Mills, Sr., died yesterday morning at o'clock at the Car- penter-Davis hospital, where she un- derwt'iit an operation Wednesday for appendicitis. Funeral services this af- ternoon at 3 o'clock at the First Pres- bytorian church, conducted by Dr. C. E. Raynal, pastor, assisted by Dr. Jas. 11. Pressly. Interment at Oakwood. Mrs. Mills was 50 years old. She was born in Cool Spring township, tne (laughter of the late A. P. Murdock, Sr. She is survived by her husband and five J. E Bryant, W. R. Mills, Jr., Charlie Mills, "Mrs. A. Y. Alexander and Noble Mills. Al- so ono brother, Mr. James Murdock, i of Ennis, Texas. Mrs. Mills had been in declining. health for the past few years, suffer-' ing from high blood pressure. Sun- day nieht she suffered an acute at- Dr. J. P. Matheson Home from Eu- rope Rev. John W. Moore to As- sist in at Personal Mention. By Miss Lula Matheson. Taylorsville. June 1. Idiss Ade-j laide Hendren, of W'ilkesboro, is vis- iting Miss Rosa Watts. Mr. James Mast, of Watauga coun-i ty, spent the week-end with Mr. E. i L. Hedrick. Miss Jessie Wilson has returned! from a visit to her Brother, Mr. Rob- ert Wilson, in GafTney, S. C. Mrs. Claude H. Flippin, of Pilot j Mountain, is visiting her parents, and Mrs. George Teague. Miss Jamie Rivers, of Charlotte, spent the week-end with her mother, Mrs. E. C. Sloan. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Matheson, of! Mooresville, are visiting Mr. Mathe-l son's mother, Mrs. W. B. Matheson j and sister, Mrs. H. C. Payne. Dr. J. P. Matheson, of Charlotte, visited his mother, Mrs. W. B. Math- the latter part of the week. Dr. j Maiheson has just returned from a visit to Europe. He stopped in Bos- on for the medical convention, and came "here to visit his mother before returning to his home in Charlotte. Mr. W. H. Moore, of Davidson, and Mr. Lee Palmore, of Richmond, Va., spent the week-end with Mr. Wilson W. MiOore at the home of his parents, Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Moore. Attorney W. M. Smith, of Char- lotte, spent Sunday here with his sisters, Misses Jamie and Addie Smith. A series of services will begin at the Methodist church next Sunday. Rev. J. W. Moore, pastor of Broad Street Methodist church, Statesville, is expected Monday to preach during the week. Rev. J H. Capps Attending the Sum-; The 1921 Term of the Statesville Graded School Passed Into History With the Graduating Exercises Friday Evening The Names of the Graduates. Friday night, at the South school! Mr. C. VTHenkel Has Accepted Btttt tor the Construction of a Manrt- ficent -Expected tH be Ready for Occupancy in 10 Months. Anotner important istep in the mer School for Ministers at Trinity Destroyed by Fire] of Commerce Meeting a! Big News of Mooresrille. By Miss Yernie Goodman. j auditorium, on a to- Statesville's new hotel .__ Mooresviile, June 13. Mrs. C. A. flowers and class pennants, the grad- taken wnen Mr- c- V. Henkd Mayhew and daughter, exercises of the class of -accepted bids for tho construction of left Thursday for a few weeks' visit were held. buiidma, the of 1 to relatives at Petersburg and Rich- The program was as follows- and eloemoa! .ipplia.M mond, Va. Salutatory. Frances Brawley was Mrs. Missouri Hayes, of Class History. Talmsge Adams' 153, lowest bidder for the construction is visiting her son, Mr. J. L. Moore, Class Prophecy Jack Sronce and received the Sr. 'Class Will and Testament Misses Nona and Ruth Brawley left I Frances Henninger Charlotte, was the lowest bidder for last week on a visit to Mrs. Nadine Presentation of Class Gift. Frazier at Wildwood, New Jersey, j Robert Sherrill tract J tree! was the lowest bid- Mr, and Mrs. Troy Teague, of Hot j Acceptance of Class Gift. Carpenter-Davis hospital, where ho was operated on for appen- Ijoxington. June. 10. At this dicitis. He suffered the attack a week afternoon Clyde B. Hoev, of Shelby, ,Prcvious. _____ the attorney to .peak in th- case, moraine M. P. concluded the summary of the State's Ford Cars bv that TV. John Walter Pea- Alexan he found of murder Iu' t j i c i ,1 j. ot sold two Ford linuor cars. pendix was on the point of rupture. The first few days following the opor- i ation her condition seemed favorable. I Saturday the hitch blood pressure be- canio worse and her death resulted yesterday morning. l Remember the School Bond Ejection j Tomorrow is the date for the, school bond election and there is no! doubt of the if the voters do, not forget. Every person who has registered must vote or his failure toi vote is just the same as a vote cast aerainst the bonds. The polls will be open all day and t-he amount of the issue a-sked for is this amount to be applied to Iho completion of the Front Street' building- and other improvements and, additions. Mr. J. J. Levan Died Thursday. After Five Weeks' Illness. Mr. J. J. Levan died Thursday af- ternoon at his home in Sharpesburg township, after an illness of five weeks. Funeral services were held Sunday at 11 o'clock at Damascus church, conducted by Rev. R. Lee Da- vis, and interment was in the ceme- tery there. James Jefferson Levan was born in Concord township, February 5, 1855, a son of David and Melissa Levan. He was twice mlarried, first to Miss Francis Stikeleather, and surviving this union are three J. I. W. and J. W. Lev.-.n, of Sharpes- burg township, and Mrs. S. J. Sloan, of Mecklenburg county. His second wife was Miss- L. J. who survive.-, together with the following children: Miss M. M. Levan and Mrs. Roy Rodman at home; Mrs. J. N. Goforth, Spring; Mr. Roy Le- van, Stony Point, and Mr. R. E. Le- van. State-ville. Two Sidney Levan, Mporesvilie, and R. L. Story two sisters John Shoemaker and Mrs. Robert Shoemaker, of also survive. in tho t'rst decree for killing Chief of X -Mr to M w O r 11 P..1W J. f. Tavlor, of Thomasville, on f r r r r KllJ an' tht April 16. Judre T. B. Finlev charged f l2 rospective- Rjdiculing tho idoa of insanity, de- "__________________ clarinir this nlca to have boon dis-1 Ttoath of Infant Daughter. Death of Little Child. prov-n bv the demeanor of the physi-1 Margan-t Hazel Smith. Margaret Hazel Smith died'at the on tho stand as a witness and j old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hunter I home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. assertmjr thrit the killing had Smith, died Sunday at 9 o'clock, W- Smith on Fourth street Sunday all the elomonts of r-romoditated and at thcjr homp on strept Fu. I night at 0 o'clock. She was 7 m- debberato murdor formor noral at Holly Springs church pressman appealed for a verdict carry- ai j o'clock ing the extreme pemlty. Mr. Hoey i ___1______________ spoke for two hours. Ice Cream Supper at Troutman. Rev. J. H. Capps, pastor of Broad Mr. L. W .MacKesson, was presented Street Methodist church, left last I by Mr. John Scott to the sixth grade, week for Trinity college to spend two j Miss Lila White, teacher, weeks at the Summer school there. I For the best essay on advertising, Capps and children are visiting J a set of books, given by Mr. G. E. at Leaksville, while M'r. Capps is French, was presented to Miss away. Ministerial student, Mr. R. M. Stafford, who came home from Rutherford college last week, wiU preach at Broad Street during the ab- sence of Rev. Mr. Capps. Mjrs. R. M. Stafford, Mr. Everette Brantly. Misses Ora Brantly and furnishings for the hotel about Blanche Alexander, bv Superintendent R. M. Gray. For the best essay on Benjamin Franklin, a gold medal, given by the Fort Dobbs Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, was pre- _ sen ted to Miss Frances Henninger, Belle Poston have been elected dele-' by Mrs. John F. Bowles. gates to the Epworth League Confer- This was followed by the awarding ence which meets at Morganton June of diplomas to the graduating class by '20-23. Miss Grace Evans has been, Mr. F. A. SherriU. Those awarded elected a delegate to the League Con- diplomas are as follows: John Tal- ference at Lake Junaluska, June 30 to; mage Adams, Sarah Fay Boggs, Noah 'Lorenzo Boggs. Frances Todd Braw- ley. Garnette Hines Bowles, Martha Neal Deaton, Clayton Sharpe Furches, Mary Frances Henninger, John Fletcher Long, Hilda Malone Meach- am, Henry Shelton Miller. Hugh Cow- an Moore, Mary Lois Morrison, Sarah July 10. Mr. Barley SherriU and children, Xorris, Mary and Blanche, left last Wednesday for Riverdale, Cal.. to spend the summer with relatives. Miss Estelle Hawthorne is at home from Elizabeth college, at Salem, Va. She attended the commencement exer- j Lorelle McCormick, Frank Robbins of Roanoke cojjege also before coming home. The Grand Lodge of Pythias, which meets in annual session at Greensboro Tuesday, will have as delegate from ho Mooresviile Lodge Editor Harry p. Deaton. who goes as alternate to Mr. S. Vic. Brown, who could not at- this meeting. Prof. Lester L. villo, who Smith, of Enoch- in Virginia last 'ear, has been elected superintendent if the graded schools at Spencer. Mrs. Marshal Atwell, of Laramie, Wyo., is here on a visit to her sister- ;n-law, Mrs. J. H. McLelland. on Eastern Heights. Miss Sarah Boyd is on 'a visit to grandmother, Mrs. Dall, at Snow Hill. McLaughlin, William Lawrence Press-' ly. Jack Sronce, Robert Sherrill, Per- cy1 Lio-htell Steele, Theresa Elizabeth Stevenson, Sherrill Burette Teague, Eleanor Steele Tomlin, Edna Falls White. Gean Cunningham, was class mascot. The last event of the. evening was a farewell song by the graduating class. The out-of-town teachers, who are leaving for their homes, are: Miss Clyde Fields, Sparta; Miss Elvira Rhyne, Charlotte: Miss Mar- faret Ross, Kinston; Miss Minnie Ruth Holcomb, Mt. Airy; Miss Marie Moseley, Kinston: Miss Louise Elli- ott, Catawba; Miss Carrie Elliott, Stony Point: Miss Blanche Brown. Greensboro: Miss Nell Brunson, Per- has returned Ga.: Miss Sarah Rutledge, Mt. i. ,r..n_ ._ .p.. -IT- i from the Greensboro College for Wo- She specialized in art and mu- Miss Marsaret BoycT returned last veck from the Normal and Collegiate at Asheville. The Children's Chapter of the U. D. C.'s met with their leader, Mrs. H. Mott, president, at the residence of Mrs. C. E. Cornelius, on South Broicl street, Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Mis.-rg Martha McKnight and Mar- raret Smith are at home from Due WKt College, S. C. Messrs. Mason md Crier were there for rhr closing Tuesday. The old Spruce Hart homo, five miles east of Mooresviile. was burned down about 3 o'clock Sunday after- noon. The fire started from a stove flue. Tho house was occupied by Mr. Letch Lazenby, a tenant who has lived here for ten years. The place is now owned bv JJQJJV. jjmTnje Hogg, Buena Vis- ta. Ga.: Miss Lois Smith. Davidson; Miss Clara Andrews, Rutherford Col- lege; Miss Ruth Berry, Loray: Miss Lelia Shore, Blackstone, Va.: Miss Lucile Eaton. Mocksville; Tvtiss Mamie Eaton, Mocksville: Miss Alma Goode, Maiden: Miss Myrtle Chambers, Asheville: Miss Susie Nance, Cullow- hpp; MIPS Jine Gardner. Henderson- ville; Miss Fleta Fox, AsHeboro: Miss Beda Teieue, Staley; Miss Leona Lane. Hendersonvillp; Miss Jennie Er- win. Honeo Path. S. C.: Miss Ethel Greensboro; Mr. W. R. Kirknian, Greensboro. Agricultural Census for Iredell. From a preliminary report of the director of the census, subject to cor- rection, the census of agriculture for Iredell county shows farms Jan- uary 1920. operated by white and 692 colored farmers as compared James Houston, of j with 3.967 farms April 15, 1910 oper- Chai-lotte Mr. Hart moved to by 3.325 white and 642 colored lotte last fall. Mrs. Lazenby and child were the only ones at home and only few things were saved, among- them farmers. January 1, 1920, there were owners and managers of the farms and tenants. 15, April __ c tho orcran, dresser and a" couple j owners and" managers num- The smokehouse and another, bered and tenants 1.566. The Community Concert Promises to be Fine Event. The tickets for the community con- cert are moving fast and all" signs point to a capacity house. Staging to seat the chorus and the orchestra proceeding with good progress and__, decoration committee is preparing ta make the stage present the best pdrit- sible appearance. J' All of this is a community effort i and when community effort gets mo- -d mentum most anything can happen n and if it happens for the community good why the results are for per- manency. Rehearsals are proceeding1 in good shape to which has been add- ed some of Statesville's soloists. Let us all remember that this S our concert, gotten together by our 7 people, for the cultural development of music in our city. The chorus is composed of music lovers and this does not necessarily imply that those i lovers are all musicians in the techni- cal sense of the term. These chorus members want to sing ana they are going to because they love it and want to participate in Its dfr. velopment of community art and cul- ture. And then too there, are number- ed in the-chorus many of those who haw been trained in music from ther instrumental and vocal standpoint. All of these wish to see music take a big- eer place in the life of the community. Get your ticket at Polk Gray ojr Sfc ville Drug Company, there. is charge for it, simply sign it ent it at the door. Diamond Hill Neigh R Levin Pr At the general community. held Thursday in Diamond Hall aboot 50 residents of that community form- ed a neighborhood association. Mr. H. Conger, presiding chairman, intro- duced Mr. A. L. Lincoln and Mr, VT, R. Ireland to explain why and hbsr they could help neighborhood recrea- tion. Mr. Conger put to the meeting the question of organization and jtjfce. people voted in favor of the under- taking and elected Mr. R. E. L4van of the association; ,M H. Miller, secretary; and Messrs. Perry, Carl S. and J. L Thom- as were chosen to take charge of the playground department, securing the ground and arranging for itg equip- ment and supervision, and the'prom'o- tion of athletics among the adults. The council will meet in a few dayi to definitely plan the work. Mr. Roy L. Hbffmeister, music di- rector of Community Service, led the group of neighbors in a number of old familiar tongs. The singing tbat night of ''Swanee River" was unusu- ally pleasing. Diamond Hill makes the third of the neighborhood units of Statesville Community Service. South Statesville and West Statesville each having aft organization. 'louse near by and everything was burned up in them except meat was saved by extremely hard acreagp of 1920, was farms January 1, of which Mr. acres were improved. The total acre- s a age April 5, 1910, was 331.7G4, hard-working, improved. with Cases in Mayor's Court. For speeding, Vance Jenkins, Har- den Lazenby, James Shields, Charne ami E. S. Beam were fined and costs each, and R. C. Millsaps also- for speeding, was fined and no insurance. man with five small children, and a' On January 1, 1920. 3 9S3 farms Fred Young-, colored, for assault on retii ion is out to help him, as he had t reported domestic animals' as follows: 4.517 mules, cat- TunelT. Probablv "VT o n-r largest attendance over present at, i''- fanns HOI Com- Boots Alexander, colored, fined and the costs. Alexander, for assault on Fred Young, was fined 45 and costs. Hours of Argument. There will be an ire cream supper J. J. Parker, of Monroe, preceded j -.iven by the Willing Workers Sunday Mr. HOPV and closed the case for the clars on the Troutman Metho- defense in a powerful arsrumfnt last-ifiist church lawn, Friday night, June in? for two hours, in which he con- tended that an overpowering weight' of evidence bnth from laymen and ex- 1 nerts. had shown the defendant to Begin Erection of Residence. insane at thp time of the' Mr. V. H. Echerd start .-d work thislBfthanv township. public cordiallv invited. monins old. Burial will place at Holly j Springs church this afternoon at 1 o'clock. She was a jrA'eet and pleas-1 nnt child and was loved every one that knew her. Our sympathy goes out for the young parents and loved ones. COM. Death of infant Son. Ramon, 9-months-old son of Mr. jand Mrs. W. M. Jacks, died Friday inipht at 10 o'clock, at their home in _...... _____ ____ ___IBethanv township. Funeral services killir jr. He summed uo all the evidence momin? on an eight-room residence was conducted at Tabor church, at of both State and defence and bril-ir.ri Mulberw street, for Mrs. B. J. o'clock, Saturday "by Rev. R. A. (Contined Page Three.; Freeze and Miss Mattie Echerd. Swaringen. SPAPFRf Young Men's Bible Class Holds (.'hurch Social. With Charles R. Runnier and P. J. King and Mibs Blanche Eas- tep m diargf, the Young Men''-- Bible ol Kate Street Methodist church hold a enjoyable social on the church Saturday nisrht. Community Service, by Misses Margaret and Louise Sloan and Hattie Holland, volunteer nla1- leader-, led the sixty odd younn folk for about two hours in the en- uames of Looby Loo and the Anim Chase. Throo iollv friars, R.'vei-ixk T. A. Groce. R. K. Huey pnd C. K. Turner, drlded much to the) fun of tho "vening. j Mr. C. I'oimster Will Address Men's Club. Mr. W. T Feimstcr, of Nowton, will address tho nieetinpr of the Presbyter- ian Mali's o'ub nt tho Htit this o'eivntr at S o'clock. All tho men, of tho cortrrt-eraticn, whether mom-, bers of the >'lub or not. are invited and od to hear Mr. Feimster. He is not only a good speaker but person-' ally popular here. Mr. daither's Painful Injury. Mr. R. F. Gaither, of Harmony, suf-1 a fu' IT-jury Thursday. He v.-as ridinc on a load of lumber, wnpn the mules became frightened and ran. Mr. Gaither was thrown off the wa- gon and was dragged about 50 yards. bruises about the "head' and chest. No bones were broken. T f -v, f r M'wso, o.ouo niuif-, caiuf. Alexander Lootz, colored, for as- i mooting or thi> Chamber of Com- h v, igs v 5ault on his wife tbfS m of the fine goes at th ban 1 stand _ corn hu wife. and costs to the city. 159'74P Bushels Put bond far good be- 01 was enjoyed toT1Sf ootton n 563 bales. 'tgog, haviour, and if act is repeated, will be Mrs. Teague, of Little Rook. Arkan- wheat to the county roads for 60 ___ i hay tonr. cotton bv all. Rave a most delightful recital, followed by Mr. Harry F. Merrill, of, 1 aes" Wmston-Salem, on a bigger and bet- Challenge From Atlanta Colored t-er Mnoresville and Stato of North! Team Ball Refreshments wero served This papor is in iccoipt of the fol- C'arrilina. bv tho Girl Scouts in tho host of lowing "letter which we pass on to -tylo. and every one enjoyed mu- who may bo interested: Mooresvihe Bras? Attended Trinity Commencement. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Nicholson, Mr. W. T. Nicholson Jr., Miss Willie B. Nicholson and Miss Sara Foster re- turned Thursday from Durham, where b the r they atti'ndod the annual commence- exercises of Trinity college. Band. "Xowypaner Editor: Doar Sir: the They wero accompanied here by Mias Frontis made a nice little talk kindness of you pleaso place a little Maude Nicholson, who was a member the new band and a collection sporting nous in your paper for me 'of the graduating class. Miss Niclh- "Kind sir, wo are tho colored Elks olson had the distinction of grachttt- 1 tt-am fr-ini Atlanta wishing, summa cum laude in a class of to be book with any te'iin that have j eighty. om-losod park, further information or wiro our headquarters and i "Won by Wireless" Was a Good token up to partly at least pay ihrm for the splendid open-air ron- I'tM aivl their music ft the Kradfl ho'ils ;md other Rev. H. M. I'tH'-'ly, of First Pro-byterian IIVH'C a ta'k which was oblige. Yours as evor much enjoyed. Ho alwavs has a Tooil talk ready, off the bat. W. To Dissolve Hotel Com- pany. stockholders "of tho met Thursday nitrht and ''All Open Dntes. _ _ _ _ JTTIl. _ j f T-i 1 "Won by a play in three "J. W. Anderson, Mjrr." was given by the senior class, srathor ftnm The letter-head the-nt the South graded school auditorium additional information that this or- Thursday night and was largely ".inization i- the ''Elks Quick Steps tended- The play and also the songs from the Sunny "The Strong- and recitations between acts wert ft unm that ever left the Sunny credit to the senior class of any school. All the cast of characters stockholders of tho ''sf that ever lett the bunny credit to the senior class of any higfe Mot.-i Company met Thursday nitrht and''All Opon Dntes." school. All the cast of characters 1 anorovod a resolution to i The attention of Bill Bailey, States-ia good impression of their ability, tho Hotel Company colored baseball fan. is espe-1pecially Jack Sronce in the cast df- 1-nr.rfer the property to Mr. C. V. H-en- ciailv directed to the above. Count di Lucca. propert As a rrsiilt of the meetinsr and the, .vloption of tho resolution the company 1 --ill be dissolved Died in Marion. Seeking Birthplace of Father. The information is a long time' Mr. C. H. Thomas, a prominent ba- reaching here, but word has just been siness tnan of Dallas, Texas, received here that Mrs. G. St-uesviUe for a short time He went from bert Accepts Position in Raleigh. Mr. R. R McLauchlin, Jr., who re- former resident of Statesville, died morning. ,_ cently graduated at" Oak Ridge Insti-iMay 7 in Marion and was buried Troutman to locate, if possibia, tute, has to Raleigh to take a'there. Mr. Karcher will probably birthplace of hist fathet, Pitik nosition in the office of Col. A. D. ito Columbus, Ga.. to make his Kofao.who left fmtell county fltd nA.-n TXT n Watts. with his son, Mr. G, Karcher. SPAPFR ;