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The Alamance gleaner. (Graham, Alamance County, N.C.) 1875-1963, September 13, 1917, Image 3

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r. '■ : THE GLEANER OI&AHAM, N. 0., Sept. 13,1917. * Postoffice Horn. Offlo opraT.o9a.au to T.OOp. m. I cottar MO tollJO ». a. and 4.00 to §M p. la —J. M. MoOELACUN. Portauutor. RAILROAD SCHEDULE. ; 00150 KAST — No. 112 (mixed) due 1:45 a- m. '« 108 " 9:17 •« " 22 " 5:00 p.m. GOING WEST — No. 11 remixed) due 5:23 a. m. " 21 " 11:13 " " 139 " 6:15 p.m. All trains carry'mail, and Nos. 21, 22, 108 and 139 carry express. ♦♦++++++♦+++++++ ♦ + + LOCAL NEWS. + t»m n inm ni i 11n in it —Tobacco growers are receiving high prices for the weed and much of it is being aold. The suggestion haa been made and a fear expressed that the rush on the market might have the effect to reduce the prices. —lt has been cold enough for overcoats this week. On Tuesday' and • Wednesday mornings the weather was close to the frost line. Some say there was frost. If there was, no signs on vegetation have been obeerved. —The following from Graham at tended the reception given at the Elks' Home in Greensboro last night (12th inst.) in honor of the 50th qnr niversary of the marriage the golden wedding—of Judge and Mrs. James E. Boyd: Mrs. Junius H. Harden, Mr. Graham Harden, Mrs. J. B. Montgomery, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Kernodle, Mrs. Jas. D. Proctor of Lumberton, Mrs. John J. Hender son and Mr. Lovick H. Kernodle. —The. September term of Ala mance Superior Court for the trial of civil cases convened Monday with Judge Geo. W. Connor presiding. Up to this writing about twenty cases have been finally disposed of. The court will continue through this week and next. On Monday and Wednesday next two important cases which where calendared for trial Friday of this week, were set for hearing. Graded School Has Good Opening. Graham Graded School has had a good opening. The enrollment on the first day was 429, several more than" on. the first day a year ago, and since there have been a dozen or more .pnpils enrolled. In Honor of Colored Drafted Men. The colored people of Graham will give a banquet at their Odd Fellow's hall next Wednesday night to the young colored men who have been l drafted for the army. Count; Sunday School Convention. Alamance Connty Sunday School Convention Institute will be held in the Baptist church at Haw River on Saturday and Sunday, 29th and 30th inst. All Sunday Schools of the county are invited to send delegates, the programme will appear in our next issue. County Counsel of Defense. The organization for the prosecu tion of the war permeates the entire government from the smaller civil divisions up to the general govern ment. There is the National Coun sel of Defense, the State and the county. The County Counsel is com posed of Lynn B. Williamson of Graham, Chairman, J.. L. Scott of Burlington, Secretary, H. C. Pollard of Elon College, W. S. Crawford of Mebane, Roy Long of Graham, Dr. W. A. Harper of E'.on College, and G. "W. Stockard of Saxapahaw. Tbe County Counsel will cooperate with the State and National Counsels to do everything in their power for the successful prosecution of the war. Montagbe-H&nter Engagement An- Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Montague, of Raleigh announce the engage ment of their daughter, Annie Lee to Mr. Clyde Harris Hunter of Win •ton-Salem. The wedding will take place in October. The above announcement will be of much interest here. The oride elect is a cousin of Mrs. John Coan and is widely known through out the State as a young woman of many accomplishments. The above is from the Twin-City Daily and is of more than usual interest to Graham people, as Mr. Hunter was born and reared here and is a son of Mrs. Corin na 8. Hunter and has many friends who feel an interest in his busi ness success and will wish him the greatest happiness in his weddea afe. Miss Montague has often vUlted in Graham and la well known ana popular here. She la one of Ral eigh'a most popular and highly es teemed young women. Mr. Mcßride Holt FaHa and Arm ia Broken. Tuesday afternoon Mr. Mcßride Holt waa superintending the tear ing down of the old wooden sheet ing mill out near Sidney Cotton Mills. He stepped upon a plank that gave way and he fell with the plank about twelve feet. His right arm waa caught under the plank and broken near the wrist, and he sustained some slight bruis es. The fracture was set and next day, notwithatanding the fracture asd bruises, he was at his post at the Oneida Mills and doing the best he could with one hand. Sow Wheat. Those under the government des ignated to look after the food sup plies are urging the planting of a big crop of wheat. Pood Commis oioner Hoover has fixed the price tor the 1918 crop at *220 per bushel. There Is a good profit In wheat at thia price, and the far mera are urged to double the crop. It goea without saying It will . .>e needed, aa the European coun-riea at war have little time to plant cropa tor food. ♦ ♦ PERSONAL. ♦ Mr. Wm. I. Ward spent the week in Concord on business. Mr. Boyd Harden left yesterday for. Chapel Hill to attend school. Mr. D. M. Ireland of Altamahaw was In town Friday on Mr. R. N. Cook left last Thurs day for Chicago to spend a week or two. Miss Louise Moore left yesterday for the State N. A I. College, Greens boro. Mrs. Walter L. Holt of Holt of Fajetteville is visiting Miss Ida Scott. Miss Myrtle Cooper left Tuesday for Asheville to enter the Normal Rev. Dr. W. S .Long of Chapel Hill was here last Saturday visit ing relatives. Misses Annie Ben Long and Lucile Holmes left Tuesday for Meredith College, Raleigh. Judge Spencer B. Adams "of Greensboro was here-Tuesday at tending to business in court. -Mrs. J. L. Scott is spending the week in Mebane with her daughter, Mrs. J. Mel. Thompson. Miss Rebecca Scott left Monday for Mebane to take up her work as mtisic teacher in the Graded School Mr. Farrior Powell and Mr. Chad bourne of Whiteville spent Sunday at the home of Mr. J. L. Scott, Jr*. Mr. Robert Harden is at home on a furlough for a day or two from Camp Sevier, near Graenville, S. O. Mrs. H. W. Scott and Master Billy left for Raleigh last Friday to visit relatives and returned Sunday evening. Mr. and; Mrs. Herbert Jackson of Covington, Ky., are visiting Mrs. Jackson's grandparents, Capt. and Mrs. Jas. N. Williamson^ Mrs. Justin White aud Master Justin, Jr., of Wilmington arrived Saturday on a visit to the home of Mr. Chas. A. Scott. * Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Adams and children and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ogiiurn of High Point spent Sunday at Dr. W. R. Goley's. Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Evans and children of Danville, Va., spent the latter part of last week visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Albright. Mr. Evans is a brother of Mrs Albright. Mr. J. D. Johnson of Balelgh was in Oraham Inst Friday on business. He formerly lived here and was in the Mercantile business. He said it had been twelve years since the last time he was here and that he saw lots of improvements that had been made—nice streets, residences and brick business houses. A gift of $500,000 from the' Ford Motor Company to the Red Cross is announced by the war council, in the form of a credit on tha *oru factories for half a million dollars worth of automobiles, ambulances, parts, etc., as the Bed Cross may designate. Meyer Brauharg, a college student of new York, convicted on a charge of violating the draft law has been granted permission to ap peal his case to the Supreme Cour:. He was sentenced to serve oue year in prison for refusing to register on June sth. Five members of the People's Conference for Democracy and Peace, who went to Hudson, Wis., o arrange for holding the council s national convention were placed on a truck by an angry crowd, escort ed to the depot and placed on a train bound out of town. Mrs. Chalmers Glenn, mother 01 ex-Gov. K. U. Glenn, died Sunday morning at her home in Greensboro, in her 87th year. She was the mother of five children and ex- Gov. Glenn is the bWly survivor. Mrs. Carrie Travis, wife of Mr. Cicero Travis of Maiden, Catawoa county, died a few days ago says the .Newton Enterprise, from the effect of burns received when ker osene oil exploded in 'a cook stove. i Nineteen young women from Wilkes county leit North Wilkes boro in one day for Winston-Sa lem to work in the Reynolds tobac co plant. The child labor law cilt out many workers in the Reynolds factories. Speaking to a delegation of the New York Woman's Suffrage party, who visited him at his nome a; Oyster Bay, Colonel Roosevelt said. To deny the mother the vote seems to me something so prepos terous that our descendants will fail to understand how we could call ourselves self-governing ana democratic, and yet deny it." Two men were killed and one wounded in a gun fight nearGlen coe, Minn., when four Industrial Workers of the World attempted hold up and rob two farm hands who were riding on a freight train. Three of the Industrial Workers ol the World were arrested. They claimed the difficulty was with or dinary tramps. To relieve congestion at ports, tile exports administrative ooard haa waived until October the re quirement of export license for shipment of raw cotton to Ureat Britain, France. Italy, Japan and their colonies and to Russia. Cot ton was piling up for shipment faster than the application for li cense could oe granted. John W. Hutchinson of Charlotte, who had entered the aecond train ing camp at Port Oglethorpe, dieo there Saturday, following an oper ation for appendicitis. Mr. Hutch inson was a member of the Char lotte bar, was 30 years old, is sur vived by his mother, Mrs. A. C Hutchinson, two brothers and a sister. Do on your chest or in your 'jroitrhial tube*? Do couglit hang on, 01 trc you subject to throat troubles t Such troubles should have immediate treatment with the strengthening power* if Scott's Emulsion to guard sgainat consumption which so easily follows. Scott's Emulsion contains pure cod liver oil which peculiarly strengthens the res pirstory tract and improves the quality of the blood; the glycerine in it soothes and heals the tender membranes of the throat. Scott's is prescribed by the best special ks. Too can get it at any drug store, atstt t am, ai—iiw. w.j. LETTER FROM HEADQUARTERS ' CO. AT CAMP SEVIER. Thank For Kindnesses and Expression Of Appreciation. Cor. of The Gleaner. . Hq. Co., 3rd N. C. Inf., Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., Sept. 8,1917. On yesterday, September 7, the boys of tbe Headquarters Com* pany, from Graham, were the re cipients of a large box containing many little boxes of the most de licious candies, of all varieties, and made by the hands of the sweet yonng ladies of Graham, who are beyond a doubt the flower of Alamance's fairest. We understand that a letter of thanks has already been written to. the senders, which letter was heartily concurred in by each and every member of the Company; but we think that such a nice gift and sweet thought on the part of the young ladies, bountifully de serves to be heralded before the eyes of tbe public in terms of the highest praise. May they live long and happy. And, when this cruel war nas come to an end, may at least a part of UB be permitted to return to this beautiful little city and claim for ourselves an heljftneet who shall make our lives happy and our tents to dwell in the City of the Lord I We do not believe that there is a Company in the United States which received better treatment or more kindness at the hands ol the people at its home station tbau we of the Headquarters Com pany, and it is needless to say that our heartfelt appreciation has gone out for the good people of.Graham and they will evermore claim and hold a most teuder spot in our memories and hearts. To close this letter without a mention of the dear ladies of the Red Cross would be the grossest ingratitude known to man. It was they who met us upon our arrival on July 25, who provided us the excellent clubroom with all its accommodations, who arranged endless entertainmeut aud merri ment for us during our eutire stay in the city, and who, finally, upon Our departure, gave us the God speed which only a good woman knows how to do. Gentlemen, a lady of this kind "is more to be desired than gold, yea, thau much fine gold; she is sweeter also than honey, and the drippings oT the honeycomb." PALMER E. BAILEY, Committee Representing llq. Co. Civil Service Examination, Burling ton, Sept 22. The United States Civil Service Commission announces an open competitive examination to be held September 22, in Burlington. Ji. C., to obtaiif elligibles for appointment to the positions of Typewriter, and Stenographer and Typewriter or Stenographer. Several thousand appointments are to be made from the examina tions to be held in the near future, and if you can p?ss this examina tion you will stand a good show of appointment. The government service is at tractive, .he pay liberal. If you know any of these branches apply at once for application forms for this examination. Both male and female applicants will be examined. Information may be obtained at the postoffice in Burlington, N. tC» or from the Secretary of the Fourth Civil Service District, Washing ton, D. C. Coat Lost. Between Travora Mill and town, a light gray coat—has the initials "J. C. H. inside of pocket. Finder please return to Geo. Walker and be rewarded. Pocketbook Lost—Reward Pocketbook lost Sunday between Abner James', near Swepsonville, and David K. Mcßane's, near Snow Camp. Kinder liberally rewarded. L. ISankh MoUanr. Sept. 10, 1917. Dog Tax Notice! All persons within the town of Graham who own and keep a dog within said town, is hereby notified that taxes on same are due and must be paid at once or the owner is liable to indictment. A. G. AI'SLIST, 13eep2t Tax Collector. Millinery Opening- Miss Margaret CI egg will have liei millinery opening of pattern hats and other pretty goods lor the ladies Tuesday and Wednesday* September 18-19. Be sure to attend. Eight men, 5 colored and 3 white, are now in Jail at York, S. C, to answer for the murder of a preacher who was killed by a mob. LEMONS WHITEN AND BEAUTIFY THE SKIN Make thin Beauty Lotion Cheaply for Your Fare, Seek. Anon slid II audi. At the cost of a simll Jar of or dinary cold cream one can prepare a full quarter pint of Imost wondeful lemon skin soften T ana complexion beautifier, by squeez ing the Juice of two lemons into a bottle containing three ounces ol orchard whi'e. Care ahoiild r>e ta ken to strain the Juice through a fine cloth so no lemon pulp gets in then thia lotion will »e fresh for months. Every woman knows that lemon Juice ia used to bl-ach ana and remove such blemishes as freckles, sallowncss and tan and i» the ideal akin *>ften?i. whitetier and beautifier. Just try it I Get three ounc-s of orchard white at any drug store and two lemons from the grocer and make up a quarter pint of this sweetly fragrant lotion and mas sage it daily into the face, neck, and handa. It is marveloua to •moothen rough, red hands. PATRIOTIC RALLY In Honor Alamance County Drafted Men In Graham, Saturday, Sept. 15th, inst. 2 o'clock. Red Cross, Soldiers and Boy Scouts will Parade. » . Hon. J. W. Bailey, o£ Raleigh will speak in Court House. Brunswick Stew will be served to Soldiers. Everybody invited to come and pay honor to the Soldiers who will fight our battles. The Golden Anniversary of the Mar riage of Judge and Mrs. James E. Boyd. • • The Greensboro Daily News of Sept. 13th contained the following account of a reception given in Greensboro the night before: • In honor of the golden anniversary of Judge and Mrs. Jas. £. Boyd the local lodge of Elks gave an elaborate reception last night in their club rooms on West Sycamore street. The guests were welcomed at the front door by Mr. and Mre. W. B. Morriman. lien Ginsberg then intro duced the callers to the receiving line which was composed of Judge and Mrs. Boyd, Col. Ja*. W. Molt of Jacksonville, Fla., a brother of Mrs. Boyd, Mrs. Henry Farias, Mr. and Mis. A. L. Brooks, Mr. anl Mrs. J. M. Millikan, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Murphy of High Point, Mr. and Mrs. G. 8. Bradsbaw, Mr. ami Mrs. E. Sternberger, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Mc- Clamroch, Judge and Mra. W. P. Bynum, Mrs. Julian Price, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Brandt and J. (J. Hedge peth. B. MacKenzie directed the guests up stairs where lefrdshments were served and dancing was ill progress. Two orchestras, one on each tloor, furnished music throughout the evening. The honor guests were the recip ients of congratulations on all sides and about 500 gifts were received. In a short speech Judge W. P. By num presented a gold-headed walk ing caue and a gold loving cup to the distinguished Elk. Several hundred guests from Greensboro und surrounding cities ca led during the evening. It was a most happy occasion and a tribute appreciated more than words can express by Judge and Mrs. Boyd. Judge Boyd in re sponding said it was the proudest day of his life and paid a fine tribute to his loyal and devoted compan ion, as he said "one of the great est women that ever lived." The evening of this event was the 60th anniversary of the mar riage ot-James E. Boyd and Salde Holt in the home of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Harden in Gra ham on the evening of September 12th, 1887, the ceremony being per formed by the late Rev. Archibald Currie. Negro Mess Attendants Wanted For the Nivy. Word has just been received at this office from Washington, I). C., that a limited number of negroes may be enlisted in the Navy as Mess Attendants. Only desirable appli cants who Lave had previous ex perience in hotels, clubs, restaurants, or private families will be accepted in this rating, and then only upon presenting recommendations from previous employers. The pay of Mess Attendants, 3rd class, is $37.00 per month, which is in addition to his board and lodging and clothing. The duties if a Mess Attendant consist in waiting on offi cers' messes and taking care of officers' rooms and clothing. Well qualified and deserving Mess At tendants may very shortly be ad vanced in rating to second or first class, with the corresponding in crease in pay. Rev. George J. Kelly, an Itinerant clergyman in Jail at Logan, la.. has confessed the murder of eight per sons 81* of hi* victims were mem ber a of the same family—father, mother and four children. He kill ed them with an axe. He intimated that the Lord directed him to do the deed. Be Rid cf That Ache If you are a sufferer with lame back, backache, dizziness, nervous ness, and kidney disorders, why don't you try the remedy that your own neighbor® recommend? Levi R. Tickle, Elon College, N. C„ says: "I as afflicted with kid ney trouble, the paina In the small of my back being severe. My back acted Intensely at night, waa lame lame in the morning, and bothered me (greatly when I stooped to lift | anything. I tired easily, felt lan guid and nervous and had dizzy ■pells. I had to get up three or four times st night to pass kidney secretions and a sediment was no ticeable in them. I lost 25 lbs. in weight and had about given up all hope of recovering when Doan s Kidney Pills were brought to my j attention. In four or five days I they relieved me,' and I cannot say too ftnuch in their favor. Price 60c at all dealers. Don t simply ask for a kidney remedy— get Dean's Kidney Pills—the same that Mr. Tickle had. Foster-Milburn Co„ Prop*., Buffalo, N. Y. A Lady Reared in Graham, Now of Tennessee, Writes About How the Ladies Worked for the Soldiers In the 60's. The following is an extract ot a letter to Mrs. J. D. Kernodle from Mrs. Ann Harden Crawford of Wil liston, Tenn, who is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter K. Harden, and a sister of Mrs. J. D. Kernodle, Mrs. J. B. Montgom ery and Mr. Junius Harden, who are still among us. It is an inter-' esting bit of history. • • • esting bit of his.ory: Cross work. When 1 was a little girl in 1861, the Indies AiJ of uraham, ol Which »la was presi dent and Mrs. L,ug Scott (the late Mrs. J. L. Scott, mother of Miss IDA andC'has. A. Scott) was treas urer, Ma used to send Ida (Miss Ida Scott) and myself arounu tuwa to tell all the members tne time'and place of meeting. 1 was so mucn the older that I was to do the talking and Ida to keep me company, i rtraem.ier so wsu how we usea to go from house to house bearing messages. Sue was so tiny I expect she has forgotten it. Well, among other good work pianneu, was making uothes for the sol diers, 'The Regulators, Uncle 800 Noell (the late K. A. Noell, who was a tailor) cut the clothe* and rel atives and Mends of tne soldiers made them. Some of the under clothes were cut Out on Urandma s old mahogany dining table. 1 dis tinctly remember that Aunt Km. (the late Mrs. J. W. Harden, mother of C. P. and W. H. harden anu Mrs Mayo ttlves/, Mrs. Tom Muf fin, Mrs. Tom McLean,. Mrs. Rob't Hanner, Mrs. J. S. Scott (motner of J. L. and H. W. Scott and Mrs. Corinna Hunter), Miss Pattie Ruf fin and Misses Wylie, were among the workers. The garments were all distributed from our old home (tne residence now occupied by a niece of the writer, Mrs. J. J. Hen derson) When the relatives came to get the clothes, everybody had someone to worU for them except Will or Bill Ward. Ma said: 'All my kin folks and those /T~ love have some one else to do for them, so I will work for Bill Ward. Ann, you can finish his socks." I was a splendid knitter, but, my, what feet he had! 1 thought I'd never get them long enougli, but patient perseverance accomplishes mu h, and when 1 saw those two pairs of warm woolen socks ready to go In the boxes packed on our front porch, 1 felt that I was indeed I helping the cause. When I saw In The Gleaner the name of Wil liam Ward among those drafted from Alamance my mind reverted to the long ago. This William Ward may be rich and influential and not need my help, but 1 do wish X might, in my old age, do some little mite for the Alamance boys? Can't I make some little article to help? 1 know you will think 1 am In my dotage, 1 sup pose I am, but I hope I will always want to help in any merit orious cause." Southwest Alamance. Cor. of The Oleaner. We are having an epidemic of colds. Hot sunshine and cool night are almost sure to bring them. Mrs. E. O. Crouse ban been In very poor health tor some time. ,We have waited u lon* time anu at last the road force is doing ""me work on some of our road*. Our roads and small bridge* are in very bad condition as there has not been any work done on them in a while. Dr. H. Kemp foster of Oreens boro visited his parents on last Sun day. Ho has been appointed Ist Lieutenant for Uncle Ham and ex pects to be called out soon. Rev. W. H. Eiier has been recall ed to serve the Mt. Zion Baptist church as pastor, this being his fifth year at that place. The contention of the Federal government that Germany ha* vio lated international law In it a meth od of warfare it upheld by a re port of the committee on interna tional law of the American Bar As aociation, which will oe presented at the annual m-Ssion of the associa tlon at Saratoga Springy S. Y. An order prohibiting' The shipping of cotton in quabtiHea of lea* than five bale* a caiyand requiring aa many more to be loaded as the size of the 6aK#iiMierrnit. haa oeen is aued by the railroad's war branch. The American schooner Rostelfan, reported sunk July M oy a Ger man submarine arrived in :,n Atlan tic port Saturday. Through mis interpretarion of a cablegram the vessel and all on board were re ported last. Senator Gore proposes an amend ment to the Federal constitution which would require a referendum on a declaration of war, except "in case of actual invasion or when the danger is so imminent as not to admit of delay. Meek McGill, postmaster of Hic ory Grove,, 8. C., and Carson I.at timore, a policeman of that place have been arrested In connection with the murder of W. T. Sims, ne gro preacher, by a mob of whites and negroes near York, 8. C. Au gust 24. So far about a dozen of both races have been srrested, most of them being held in bail. A Special Institute for Alamance County Teachers. The adoption of new books for use in the public schools, especially the adoption of a new aeries of readers, makes it very necessary that the teachers have Home special prepara tion before beginning their work. For this reason a special Institute for one week has tieen arranged. Dr. Wicker of El m College, assisted by Mrs. Pearl Cross Qreen of Italeigb, will conduct thi; Institute which be gins September 24. All teachers are asked to meet at the oourt house at 9:30 a. m. to get the program for the week. The schedule has been arranged so that a part of each dny may be spent in the observation of actual teaching. The superintend ents of the Graham ami Burlington schools have expressed their desire to 00-operatq with us in this way to make the work of the Inatitute more effective. The attendance on this Institute will not be compulsory, but teachers who have not a'tended a summer school this summer should not'fail to take advantage of this oppor tunity. The first teacher's meeting will be held Saturday, September 29. A full attendance is expected. MEXICAN PROGRAM The following is the progrdm ft>r the week beginning Monday, Sept. 17. MONDAY NIGHT. Rough Stuff L-Ko in 2-part« Current Event No. 13 Special in 1-part Rushin' Dancer l - Nestor in 1-pnrt. TUESDAY NIGHT. *■ Gray Ghost Specia) iu'2-parts featuring l'riscilla Dean and Eddie Polo Oriental Love Keystone in 2-paru WEDNESDAY NIGHT. Brass Girl Rex in 2-parts Animated Weekly No H I Special in Out Again, In Again Joker in 1-part THURSDAY NIOHT. Wife's Suspicion Gold Seal in 3-parts Shorty Hamilton Special iu 2-pfirt« Hack to the Kitchen Victor in 1-part. FKIDAY NIOHT. Cheyenne's I'sl Victor in 2-parU Doing His Hit Powers In 1-part Universal Screen Maga/.ine No. 32 Special in 1 part SATURDAY NIGHT, Man and 1 leant Butterfly in 5-part* The National Association of let ter Carriers, in sasnion at Dallas, Texas, went on record aa favoring a SI,OOO yearly iniuhnuin wage law for letter carrier* and will petition Congress to pass the bill embodying that nuui. The a**o ciation also decided to inaugurate a campaign urging each member to pure liana Liberty Loan bonds 'when they are offered next month. Why Are You Gray? Why look Older than you feel* Now that sum many thousands have proved that Q-ban Hair Col or Restorer brings a uniform, uniform, dark lustrous shade to gray or faded hair—you really ought t otry Q-ban. Ready to use—guaranteed harmless—soc for a large bottle—money back if not sat isfied. Sold by Hayes Drug Co. and all good drug stores. Delight fully beautifying. Try O-nan Hair Tonic, Liquid Cnampoo; Soap. Also Q—ban Depilatory, for superflu ous hair. Q&aisi Your Wants. If you don't find what you want and don't knaw where to get it, you should call at The Variety Store, South went corner court house square. 16aug4t EAST TO GET, EAST TO KEEP-' USE "DIGESTONEINE" AND WIN «n/4 relief from heartburn, lour, jmy ttofiMch. doiinae and Ml Ur indigeuion Hit. Tone your entire •jrttem, «tir up vour appetite by foU lowing the lead of tnoutuKW—- I in\KaßScmiEiiiJßf I OUiJU*UAUIIII|P'i &JJ "Th.IUys.IUIM" jHI X kirt BITOT 1 taken anythln* thai fa?* mr neb quirk relief, and I have apant handrada of dollars with otbar remedlaa, haira been bothered otot jaara with what was pruooaueatt fsatrltla. I ata food that I knaw would rslsa fas on my stomach, m to njr aurprUe sftsr baring taken the d«aa of your "Dtceatooelae" X had Bo dlatreae whatever. JAMBS W. BTOKKB, Oallatloe, lfo Hayes Drug Company Graham " n>i Free of Charge.. Why suffer with Indigestion, dys pepsia, torpid Uver, constipation, sour stomach, coming up of food after eating, etc., when you can got a sample bottle of GREEN'S AU GUST FLOWER free at Graham Drug Co.'s. This medicine has re markable curative properties, and has demonstrated its efficiency by fifty years of success. Headaches are often caused by a disordered I Ktomach. AUGUST FLOWER is put up in 25 and 75-cent bottles. For sale In all civilized countries. 111 1 I ' —ar* Special Examination for Public Schoo] A special examination {or those desiring a certificate of graduation from the public schools of Alamance county will be held in the Graham Public School building, Saturday. September 15, beginning at 9:30 a. in. It will be necessary to have one of these certificates before one can be admitted to any of the State High Schoola in the county. M. C. Tebkkli., Osept'it Superintendent. GOOD REMEDY FOR BLACKLEG Dlseaae Is Busily Prevented by Vae elns—Can Be Obtained In Psilst and Liquid Form. Blaokleft affects principally young rattle. Rarely an animal over three year* old Is attacked. „ The dis ease la of bacterial nature which man ifests Itself by lameness and extreme swelling of one or more quarters of the animal. Tho swollen parts feel as though gas had accumulated under neath the skin and the disease Is Iden tified by a peculiar cracking sound giv en off when the affected part la rubbed with the hand. Blackleg la prevented easily and In expensively by vacafne. There Is noth ing in the old notion of putting a rowel under the skin. Ton can get commer cial vaccine both In liquid and pellet forms from various commercial con cerns and you can secure It free from the bureau of animal Industry at Waahlngton In powdered form. Out fit lor vaccination costs but little and one outfit will do for the whole neigh borhood. PURE OXYGEN LIKE POISON When It Is Applied at Preeeure of Sev eral Atmospheres Warm-Blooded Animal Dies Quiekly. There I* • aeerolng Incoogrulty In ■peaking of oxygen aa a poison; yet scientists Bay that It haa long been known that If a warm-blooded animal be submitted to pure oxygen at a pressure of several atmospheres it will die aa promptly and aurely aa If It were In an atmosphere of pare ni trogen. It I* pointed out that even exposures to leaser pressures of oxy gen over n considerable time are tfl ttn attended with fatal results, the moat familiar of which are severe In flammation of the long*, thus leading Indirectly to death. Professor Karsner has attempted to define more accurately the possible pathologic effects of this gas, which Is lwlng used freely as a therapeutic agent, as a prophylactic against asphyxia In anesthesia In the Indus tries, snd In the exigencies of subma rine or aerial performances. His stu dies show that atmospheres contain ing from 80 to 06 per cent of oxygen under normal barometric pressure usu ally produce, In animals, In the course of on« or two days, congestion, and Anally a pneumonia, probably of Irri tative origin and to be dsscrlbed as a "fibrinous brgpctufpneumonla." Warning to Delinquent -1 Tax-Payers. Your town tax for 1916 have been due since Oct. 1, 1910. If yon do not want to be embarraaaed by hay ing your property advertised or your wages garnisheed, please call at my "»k office in Holt-Nicholson Building and settle at once. I also have a few who hare not paid their 1914 and 1015 taxes. A. G. AUSLEY, 7june Tax Collector. ' *1 | $ Small Store-house For Rent. Well located close to the best trade in Graham. Price reasonable and building ready tor occupancy now. 1. M. McCRACKEN„ ttnovtf. Graham. N. C. Sale of Valuable Land . Under and by \ irtue of an order of the Superior Court of Alamance - county, made in a special pro- ' ceeding, entitled James Muffin Mur ray versus Marshall Murray, alias Murray Hill, the undersigned com- V, missioncr will, on SATURDAY. OCTOBER, 6, I#lT, In the court house door in Gra ham, N. C. at 12 o'clock M„ offer i| for sale the following real estate, m to-wlt i A tract or parcel of land, lying ' 1 and being In Melville township, Al amance count)', N. C„ adjoining the lands of White Brothers, and the old Mebane-llawfields road, and be ing the old home place of Wright Murray, deceased, and contains 3V acres, more or less. This parcel of i land lies about X of a mile from the town of Mebane, southeast from the station. TERMS, CASH. For further Information write the undersigned. THOMAS C. CARTER, ' Commissioner. Notice ! I NORTH CAROLINA, ALAMANCE COUNTY. In the matter of the administra tion of the estate oi Priscilla An thony, deceased. To the next of kin of Priscilla An thony, deceased: Take notice, that, whereas, the said Priscilla Anthony died the ...... day of June, JHI7. And whereas, there has been ex- : ,! hibited before me tro probate a pa- .4 per writing purporting to contain .41 the non-cupatlve will of said Pria- • cilia Anthony; And whereas, M. J. Anthony oi the aforesaid county nnd State has made application for the probate oi said will as evecutor thereof; it is therefore ordered that the next of kin of tho said Priscilla Anthony, deceased, appear before me at my office in Graham, N. C, on or before the expiration of six weeks from the date of this publi cation and show cause to the un dersigned within said period why the said non-cupative will should not be probated. This the 12th day of September. 1017. J. D. KERNODLE, 13sepfit Clerk Superior Court. . ' bracelets f| CHAINS IS WIN O • y ! PRECIOUS a r o N C • RBI SILVERWARE Nf TOUtr «ETS V ELGIN WATCH E8 Z. T. HADLEY JtWELEH A OPTICIAN GRAHAM. N. C. "The first bale of new crop cotton, : sold at Monroe a few days ago, was not North Carolina cotton. It was grown in Chesterfield coun- James Edwards, 16-.vear-old son of Jacob Edwards of Wilmington, was v drowned at Wriglitsville Beach Sun day a week. Was bathing and got 1 too far out. Collector Bailey of Raleigh has notified his deputies that taking drink of speerits will automaticalgxl sever their connection with fcStKsj go\ ernment payroll.

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