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GRAHAM, N. 0., Oct. 9, 1919.
Offlo open 7.00 •. m. t07.00p. m.
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_B. N. COOK. PoitmMter.
♦ LOCAL KHWS. +
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—lt is still dry, but prospects for
rain are good.
—The Doris Shows at Harden
Park have some very interesting
features —among them the animal
show, the high dive and the tight
Buriied by Gasoline Explosion-
Yesterday atternoon Charley Evans
was badly burned on the arms and
face while at work at Saxapahaw
helping Walter M. Euliss with elec
trical wiring. A gasoline blow-torch
which they were using exploded and
the flaming gasoline fl-;w over his
arms and iuto his face. He is pain
fully but not seriously burned.
County Commissioners' Proceedings.
The Board met in regular monthly
session Mi nday, all members pres
ent, and transacted the following
The «um or $25.00 was appro
priated to pay transportation on car
of live stocic and other exhibits
County Agent Jas. P. Kerr and
County Demonstrator Miss Irma
Coble are preparing far the State
Fair at Raleigh.
Mr. W. L. Spoon, Federal govern
ment road engineer, laid before the
Board the plans and specifications of
the proposed road from the Holt
farms in Coble township toward
Kimesville. The proposed road was
ordered to be built, and that sealed
bids for the construction according
to specifications will be received and
opened at 2 p. m. on first Monday
in November. This to be a sand
The Board ordered the sale of six
county mules to be made at court
house door at 12 o'clock, Oct. 18th,
to highest bidder.
The stairway in County Superin
tendent's office was ordered torn out,
provided expense be born by Board
of Education, and that it is permis
sable under State law in regard to
The Board voted to build a road
from Mebane towards the old Griffis
place as set out in the petition, the
county to pay in the proportion of
two dollars to every dollar raised by
the community up to a maximum of
two thousand to be paid by the
county; the road to be built under
supervision of County Road Super
Supt. Lutterloh was appointed a
committee to confer with John A.
Ireland as to damage to his lot by
R. A. Lutterloh was appointed a
committee to buy truck for
Dr. P. 11. Fleming, Supt. Public
Welfare, was requested to furnish to
the Boards of Commissioners and
Education a copy of report sent to
Letters from chairman of State
Highway Commission and State
Highway Engineer in regard to kind
of road to be built from Trolinwood
to Guilford were ordered to be spread
upon the minutes. (They will be
published in The Gleaner next week.)
Six Mules at Auction.
Six good mules will be sold by
Alamance county to the nighest bid
der, for cash, at the court house door
in Graham, at 12 o'clock, noon, on
Saturday, Oct. 18th, 1919.
By order of the Board of County
B. M. ROGEKS,
9oct2t Clerk to Board.
It is easier to make complaints,
Mr. Senator, than it is to make »
bet ter league.
20 to 40 Percent
By Buying Your Tires From Us.
Steam Vulcanizing Plant—Repairing
Casings and Tubes
- Full Stock of Tires Now On Hand
Bring your Storage Battries to us lor Repair—Also New Battries For Sale.
COME TO SEE US *
GRAHAM TIRE CO.
'Phone 629-W GRAHAM, N. C.
♦ PERSONAL. +
Ti 11111111 ninlllllllll it
Mr. H. L. Cranford of [Greens
boro spent last Saturday here.
Misses Blanche Scott, Marce Qoley
and Minnie Long spent Sunday in
Mr. John A. Turner, living in
Norfolk, arrived' Tuesdays spend a
day or two.
Mr. R. H. Powell of Whiteville
was the guest of Mr. J. L Scott, Jr.,
' Mr. Ralph Coble of the State
Highway engineering corps was
here the first of the week. *
Mra.W. R. Courtney and daughter,
Miss Winell, of Philadelphia, are
guests of Mrs. J W. Holt.
First Class Seaman Dewey Fogle
man arrived Monday. He epent 27
months overseas and lately received
Mr. Allen B. Thompson, accom
panied by Mrs. Thompson, spent
yesterday in High Point and Lex
ington on business.
Mr. J. L. Scott, Jr., and daughter
Miss Blanche, attendod the marriage
of Miss Helen Simmons and Mr.
Junius K. Powell in Durham Tues
i Mr. W. L. Spoon, Federal Gov
ernment Road Engineer, was here
the first of the week in interest of
the Federal-Aid roads to be built in
Mr. P. S. Dixon returned last Fri
day night from Rushville, Ind., ac
companied by his sister, Miss Ida
Dixon, who will spend the winter
Miss Iruoa Coble, County Dem
onstrator, left yesterday for Wilkes
county where she will act us judge
at several community fairs being
held in that county.
At State Meeting U. D. C.
The State convention of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy is
meeting in High Point tlis week and
the following members of Graham
Chapter left yesterday morning'by
auto to attend, viz: Mesdames Jacob
A. Long, W. R. Goley, J. N. Taylor,
J. Dolph Long, J. D. Kernodle,
Robt. L. Holmes and J. J. Baerfoot.
Temporary Restraining Order Dis
At the hearing in Greensboro last
Saturday the 'temporary restraining
order issuing by Judge Boyd against
the Commissioners of the town of
Graham and the Mutual Power and
Light Co. was dissolved. The com
plainants, J. R. Paschal and Warner
Moore, tho holders of the bonds of
the Piedmont, Power and Light Co.,
gave notice of appeal. The Judge
held that the franchise of the Pied
mont Co. was not exclusive ; that the
bondholders had no right to main
tain the action; that the necessary
parties in any event would be the
Piedmont Co., the mortgagor, and
Besides other news of interest we
have had to defer till next week
notice of the untimely death of
Judge W. 11. Clendenin of Emory,
Tex., a native of this county ;~of the
dinner given by progressive busi
ness men cf Burlington last Friday
in honor of Dr. P. H. Fleming,
Supt. rf Public Welfare; and of the
very interesting Fordson tractor
demonstration given by the Kirk
Holt Hardware Co'.
A TWO-FOLD DUTY
Many thoughtful mothers first
give their children
regularly —and then take it
themselves. It is a tonic-food
that contains elements as needful
to an adult as to a child. Bhild
up your strength—try Scotfs.
Scott fit Bowne, Bloomfield, N. J. 19-4
There will %e an adjourned meet
ing of the Board of Town Commis
sioners Friday evening, October
10th, at 8:00 o'clock, in the Court
House for tjie purpose of dis
cussing the advisability of revoking
the ordinance, recently passed, clos
ing drug stores and cafes on Sunday.
The Board at this time would like
to hear the views of the public on
ROIIT. V L. HOLMES, Mayor,
I have been authorized by the
Board of Town Commissioners to
take orders for what is known as
sanitary can privies for the citizens
of the town. These are made of con
crete tank with a metal can inside.
Price in car lots at $13.50. Will
have a sample in a few days and for
those who are interested will be glad
to place order at wholesale price.
These are approved by the State
Board of Health.
P. A. HOLT, Sec'y.
Long on Ads This Week.
THE GLEANER'S space is given over
largely to ads this week. Thi3 is so
unusual that wp are sure our readers
will pardon the shortage in reading
matter. The judicious reader will
not fail to profit hy reading the ads.
Lots of men would be good hus
bands if they had better wives.
Jeweler and Optician
GRAHAM, N. C.
Th& County Commissioners have turned over
to me the Tax Books for 1919.
The last Legislature passed a State-wide law
allowing a discount of 1 per cent, on all taxes
paid before Dec. Ist, a flat rate for December,
and adding a penalty of 1 per cent, per month
after January Ist.
Pay and get the discount and avoid the pen
1919 Dog Tax Due
Dog license tax must be paid before Dec. Ist.
The penalty is SSO for failure to pay. Every dog
must wear a tag. Respectfully,
CHAS. D. STORY
Sheriff of Alamance County.
October 6, 1919.
* Some Senators would .rather be
wrong Mian right if there'B mow
tuouey in it.
SALE OK HEAL ESTATE UNDK.I
DEED OP TRUST.
Under unU by virtue of the power
ot Bale contained in a certain U.-ea
of 'i*i uHt cxecu'eil Junk 10, J. 318, by
J. E. Marlette and wile, wnieii Ueea
Mortgages and Deeds ot Trust No
7i at page UT. in the Public Regis
try oi Alamance County,' default
having been made in the payment
of the bonds said Deed of Trust was
executed to secure, f he underpinned
trustee, will, on
MONDAY. NOVKMBFR 10. 1919,
:t i* o'clock iio.m, offvr (».• uile
at public ajction o the
U-Juer ior cash, at tire c-»urt mmse
door oi Alamance County, ii: •Ira
ham N. C. a certain tract or par
ent oi land lying and beinjj ji
«VfCj Avenue, in th-> City »: tiur
luiUton, rln ma nee Corntv North
Carolina, adjoining the lands 6f Eu
gene Holt. vValter IS. Bell a:.d kiia
vV'ebo Avenue, and more particu
larly bounded and descuoed as
Beginning at an iron stike on
said Webb Avenue, corner with
said Walter E, Bell, ami running
ihcL-.-p with the line of saj \Valtjr
E Hell South 55 dejj. 30 inui West
12C feet to nn iron staku thence
S'julh 31 deg. 30 liiin. East 02.G feei
to an iron stake, thence North a>
deg 30 min. East 120 feat t > u>
iron stake on said Webb Avenue,
thence with said Webb Avenue .V
34 deg. 30 min. West 62.5 feet to the
beginning, the same being let
No. 5 in the map and survey of
H. Lafayette Holt property, maue
Uly Lewis If. H"lt, County Survey
or for Alnmn.nce County, April ii,
1019; said lot No. 5 forming a par
allelogram fronting on said Web.)
Avenue C 2.5 feet and extendi:*
bock 120 feet as aoove described.
This October 7, 1919.
Alamance Ins. & Real Estate Co,,
E. S. W. DaMERON, Attv.
C.' SWARTZ & CO.
DURHAM, N. C.
Hides, Furs, Metals, Scrap Iron,
Bones, Beesewax, Tallow, Wool.
Rags. Bags, Etc.
If you want the top market price
for any kind of Junk and Hides, ask
us for quotations. We pay the very
highest price possible.
Any shipment sent us will lie
given prompt and careful attention
For reference we refor you to the
First National Bank and Home
Savings Bank of Durham, N. C.
C. SWARTZ & cor
DURHAM, N. C.
Telphone No, 965-L.
The Early Bird Catches
So we want you to not fail to come to this opening +
sale. Each day will be a hummer.
Miss it, and you'll be sorry.
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We guarantee to sell you good, clean mer- l
chandise at a great saving. C-O-M-E! I
Remember the Date 1
Saturday, October 11 th
Men's Pants to fit All Men. Men's Shirts |
$12.50 Pants, this sale, only .... $8.95 For men we have one of the most beautiful lines |
10.00 " " 6.95 of shirts we have ever carried—all the newest |
8.50 " " 5.95 shades and fancy weaves and patterns—price |
7.00 '• " 5.45 $1.65 and up. |
6.00 " " 4.85 Silk shirts $4.50 and up. I
5.00 " !' 3.95 Crepe de Chine shirts, sls value for $lO each. |
400 " " 2.95 Come and see them at this sale. |
3.00 " " 1 95 %
n , , ' Ladies' $1.50 vests, all sizes, good grade 95c. X
Cheap enough, come. , f
Men's Neckwear-all the newest styles—7sc Q ». .. 7 "T7 ♦
i ca *i en i pi aa &ci a a i 01 ca Soft collars for men and boys
value 50c, $1.50 value SI.OO, $2.00 value $1.50. T . „ , , J
Come and look them over. Lmen collars for men and b °y s ~ $
' All new fall styles 20c each. I
100 Children ( s Coats, ages 2to 6 years, wool . J
flannel, worth $4 ea h, sale price $1.48. Children's Coats—Coats for all Girls—Prices f
cheaper than elsewhere. Come to see them. Come I
Overalls for Men—best made, Union Jack; all to The Fair and save money. |
sizes, only $2.45. Come to see them. t
Hosiery for men and boys—anything you want, •;
$2.75 Ladies' Union Suits—all full cut—extra and at prices cheaper than elsewhere. Come to ;;
good grade, only $1.75 each. this sale. ;;
Ladies' Fall and Winter 1
We have one of the swellest lines of Coats to be had. All the newest |j
Fall styles, and our prices are much lower than anywhere in the county. •
Come and see how cheap we are selling coats. Don't buy unless you ■
want to; just come and see. Prices $9.85 up. Come to this opening •
Saturday, October 11, 1919.
We dress the entire family—Come to The Fair !
We satisiy and please—Fair enough
THE FAIR DEPT. STORE S
GRAHAM, N. C. Next to Hayes Drug Co. j
Read Next Page What The Fair Offers !
Of Personal Property
Having sold my Farm, I will sell on
Saturday, Oct. 18
at 1:30 p. m.
To the highest bidder. My entire
farm equipment: A Wheat Harves
ter, Corn Harvester, Grain Drill,
Mowing Machine, Hay Rake, Sheep
Shearing Machine with Horse Clip
ping attachment, Plows, Harrows,
Two good Horses, Berkshire
Brood Sows and Pigs.
Graham, N. G.
The Old Way Our Way
Let Us Solve Your
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PIEDMONT POWER & LIGHT CO.
Burlington, Graham, Haw River, Mebane, Elon College,