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change their mind is to visit that genial
bachelor, Scotchman Sandy Welch, in
his home, where he is housekeeper, cook,
seamster, and all that belongs to good
“His beds are white, his floors are clean.
As cook he’s hard to beat.
To be a guest at Sandy’s house
Is counted quite a treat.”
Capt. D. T. Swagerty left for Knox
ville, Tenn., on the sixteenth instant,
where he went in answer to a telegram
announcing the death of his brother s
Foreman A. G. Tate has bought a
brand new Dort car. He says he is too
well raised to allow any of the girls
to walk if he finds them going his way.
Mr. John McGregor and wife, of
Indianapolis, Ind., are visiting Mr. Mc
Gregor’s father. They speak of mak
ing Badin their home.
From the looks of things over about
No. 22, we will soon have another pot
room in operation, which will make
seven rooms in all.
Foreman Mauldin is wearing a smile
that won’t wash off. It is caused by
the stork leaving twins at his home—
a boy and a girl.
—W. 0. Burns
opossums he caught to Mr. R. E. Lee.
Bob says he hasn’t received anything
from Bladen County yet.
Mr. A. B. Caples, helper in Calciner,
fell while carrying an ax, and nearly
cut off a finger. It was a painful in
jury, but Mr. Caples hopes to be back
on the job in the next few days.
Repairs on all of the benches in the
Calciner have been completed, and
Howell declares that before many days
he will be calcining for less than noth
ing per ton.
Mr. 0. Crisco, Inspector in Cleaning
Department, has returned, after visit
ing for a week in the eastern part of the
Repairs on Furnace No. 1 are moving
along nicely, and this work should be
completed by the first of the year.
Mr. J. V. Nance has returned to Badin,
and is now employed in the Baking De
Mr. W. R. Young is spending his vaca
tion near Raleigh, N. C.
—L. G. D.
The Carbon Plant
On instructions from the water de
partment, we are installing a water
meter on our gas producer, to determine
how much it is drinking. At the present
cost of water, the only man we know
who is able to foot the bill is Mr. Tal-
Mr. G. E. Biddix is spending a week
down in Bladen County, on a hunt. He
promised to send all the coons and
We are glad to say that our luck has
changed since last month. Nearly every
one in the Ro^ty Stations was com
plaining of bad luck of some kind; but
now things are different—in fact, bad
luck stands about as much chance with
us as a chorus girl would with her leg
cut off. According to the following.
Dame Fortune has really laughed on
us—not smiled. “Fatty” Corbitt has
received three proposals of marriage;
0. B. Lackey has been blessed with an
Edison phonograph, warranted to play
six records with one winding, and to
give the neighbors “St. Vitus’ Dance;”
W. L. McCall’s baby can say “Daddy;”
W. H. Bunn traded his car for a horse
wagon, buggy, gasoline engine,- iicyd®
pump, rooster, two hens, one saw, p'S®’
and three pecks of turnips and -green«>
B. F. Griffin got a job in the-Rotary
Station; C. Avant is “daddy” for the
second time, to the tune of a ten-pound
boy; T. E. Stewart won five dopes off
of John Williams, and Williams found
the quarter; B. J. May killed two squir
rels at one shot, and J. A. Fagg
a rabbit and two ducks; E. T. Russe^
harvested seventy-eight bushels of
potatoes off one-fourth acre of groun >
S. J. Ritchie’s wife lets him have a dinj
a week to blow in, instead of a nick® '
Rex Kelley and Dick Hardin were a-
lowed to go to Circus without an »
tendant, and have both been happy
and to top all this good luck, Mr. H-
Rhea has gone to housekeeping, 8"“^
just as near heaven as he wants to
Wotnan and Electricity
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If she gets too excited, " tef
If she talks too much, InterruP
If her way of thinking is not
If she is willing to come half-
If she will come all the way
If she wants to go further, .. .Condu
If she wants to go still .
If she wants to be an
If you think she is unfaith-
If she is unfaithful,
If she proves your fears are j^r
If she goes up in the air
If she wants chocolate,
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