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J. D. KERNODLE, Editor*
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N. C., aa aaeKM-alaaa m attar.
GRAHAM, N. 0., MAY 3, 1928.
THE STRAW VOTE.
The Charlotte Observer's ;>ol'
for president, covering the month
of April, closed with Sunday last.'
The Democratic vote showed a
total of G,98C, of which Smith re
ceived 4*250, McAdoo 1504, Kee<l
317, McLean 229 and for the other
dozen or more 020. Smith's vote
was a little less than 61 percent
of the entire vote.
The Republican stood tot
Hoover 653, Coolidge 157, Lowdeu
150, and for the half dozen or
more'others 85, Hoover receiving
slightly more than 02 percent of
Whether the poll tells the tale
or not, it shows how several
thousand are thinking ou the
, Tiie GlkanVE in this issue- is
, carrying the pictured of two of the
Democratic candidates for Com
missioner of Labor and Printing.
' M. L. Shipmau, formerly of Hen
dereonvllle, now of Kaleigh, after
holding the office for several
terms, was defeated by a narrow
margin four years ago in the pri
mary for a renominatioii. lie has
the advantage of being the beet
qualified of all the candidates; and
the disadvantage of being out try
ing "a come-back." O.J. Peterson
of Pittsboro is out. He was a
candidate four years ago, but lost
in the primary. He gained the
advantage of a wide acquaint
anceship that is now to his ad
vantage, and he is stronger now
than then. Both these are news
paper men. Mr. Urist, present
incumbent, is also a candidate.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL.
Historic and Deacriptive of County
and Towna; Resources and Iadna
tries; People, Churches and
Schools; and Valuable Suggestion.
(This article in from the Uni
versity Newe Bureau about the
book on Alatoance county collated
'and prepared by John W. Harden.
The largest collection of organ
ised, ordered information about
Alamance county now in existence
baa List been made by John W.
Harden, of Oraham and Chapel
Hill, in a study; "Alamance
County: Kconomio and 8ocial."
This work baa been published by
the University of North Carolina
Press lu cooperation with the
Burlington Chamber of Com
merce, the County Board of Com
mlaaloners, the County Board pf
Education, the Burlington Board
of Education, and Mr. W. E.
White of Mebane. The work of
' publication was handled by the
Extension Division of the Uni
The survey is paper bound,
oontains 96 pages of reading mat
ter and six pages of ptotures. In
it ia contained all the available
information about tha economic
and social condition of the oounty ?
collected, organised and arranged
ao that the general reader can
easily find what tha pounty is do
ing is almost any department^
The book opens with a brief
history of the county, followed
by diaeuastoua of its people, its
natural resources, industries, farm
- conditions and practices, and ao
' on. A brief histories! sketch of
the three largest towna in the
eoonty makes up a aeoond chapter
on history. The endeavor is to
give the world, and mora specific
ally tfce people of Alamance coun
ty, aa accurate description of the
1 county aa it ezista today. The
' main emphasis is laid on accuracy.
' Tha figured 'quoted age not
. finer sa They are draws from
t official sources, usually tha United
fllaHr census or tha reports of
. various state departments.
' Where no official figures exist, the
naalliaitss have been made after
. fearefal examination of tha best
"Alamance County: Eoonomlc
and Soeial" is the sixteenth aur
?? vmr of tha hind that has beau
(Mafia of North Carolina ooontiea, ,
<>n? stndy was made aa a place of
^^M^nSdat^triSrim was ? m
senior in the University Inst year.
The cost of publication was borne
jointly by the University and
those agencies In the county that
In the book there are no mis
leading statements of extravagant
propaganda in the guise of adver
tisement of the couuty's oppor
tunities. On the contrary, the
author adopted a method of im
partial representation to insurel
the essential data Its'own true
Copies of the book may b<- had
by writing to the Extension Di
vision of the University at Chapel
Hill or the Burlington Chamber
of Commerce. A limited number
will be distributed free.
U- D. C- Meeting This Afternoon.
Graham CBapter of the U. D. C.
is holding its regulsr monthly meet
ing this afternoon at the home of
Mrs. J. J. Henderson, who with
Meed am es Wm I. Ward and W.
Krneat Thompson are hostesses for
Mrs. B. S. Qrsves of Yaoc- yyille,
fith District Leader, is present
to make a talk. She is accompanied
by Mrs. Anderson.
A feature of this meeting will be
a paper by Mrs. M. It. Rives ou
"Reconstruction days in North Caro
lina?political, economic nud
Grady Pugb, Bank Robber, Back in
Grarly I'ugli, who escaped from
the county jail oa the afternoon of
April 12th, ha* ended hi* vacation,
lie was arrested in Kobeeou county*
the latter part of last week and
brought back here Sunday by Dep
uty H. .Stockard. Deputy W? C.
liritt of Lumberton gets the $100;
reward. l'ugh escaped through an
?owning 7 by 11 inches in a Graham
jail cell. The opening has been
materially reduced in size to prevent
auolboresckpe. for l'ugh'feels much
smaller How than when he went out.
l'ugh is held here for holding up
tie cashier and robbing the bank at
In Kobeson he had settled down
an a farm helper, and by way of
"dressing up" had dj\d his hair'
ami mustache red.
The family of the late John Black
rei|uests~TnK Gi.kankk to state that
an error was made in acknowledging
flie (lowers sent by Graham Chapter
I of the Daughters of the Confederacy.
The acknowledgment was sent to the
Burlington Chapter, due to the fact
that the wreath was furnished by a
Burlington florist and the card said
from U. D. C. without specifying
? tt ?~?:
Confederate Veterans' Dinner Will 1
Be May 18 j
On account of tbe Confederate ?
Veterans' Reunion at Little Rock, 1
Ark., next week from the 8tb to 1
11th, and tbe absence of aome of tbe ]
veterans on tbe lOtb, Graham Cbap- ]
ter U. D. C. has postponed ita din
ner, heretofore given the veterans
on Memorial Bay, till May 18tb.
The usual memorial service by
tbe daughters, however, will be held ,
on tbe 10th. Tbey will meet at tbe
Confederate monument at 5 p. in ,
and tb9 pnblic ie cordially invited i
to attend the exercise.
Commissioner's Sale ol
By virtue of an, order of the
Superior Court of Alamance
county made> in a certain pro
ceeding therein pending enti
tled: "Mrs. M. F. Gattis vs. J.
M. Gattis," the undersigned
commissioner will offer for sale
at public auction at the court
house door in Graham, ft. C.,
upon the terms hereinafter set
: out, to the last and highest bid
der, the following > described
real property, on ?
' MONDAY, MAY 28th, 1928,
at 12:00 o'clock, noon.
X certain tract oi parcel of
and in Burlington township, '
Alamance county, State of :
North Carolina, adjoining the
ends of J. W. Holt, James
Baldwyn, Southern Railroad,
Mo!lie Stockard and ? others,
bounded as follows:
Beginning- at an iron stake,
North side of railroad, Bald
wyn's corner; thence N 68 deg
W 1 ch 53 Ike to an iron stake;
Holt's corner; thence N 2 deg
W 3 chs 80 Iks to an iron
stake; thence N 7J deg W 2 chs
28 Iks to an iron stake: thence
i | i ????
3 74} deg E 1 ch 75 Iks to. an
iron stake in Baldwyn's line;
thence 8 H deg E 6 chs 35 Iks
to the beginning, containing o
one acre, more or leas. i
Terms of Sale: Cash, or at j
least one-half cash, and the bal- 1
anc<j upon such terms as the 1
Couft may direct. a
This sale subject to the con- i
firmation of the Court.
This the 20th day of April,
1988. - 8
CLARENCE ROSS, 8
Commissioner. . j
Sale of Real Estate.
Under and by virtue of an
rder of the Superior Court of
Uamance county in a Special
'roceedingB entitled J. C. Eu
iss, Administrator of C. C.
?hompeon vs. Clayborn Thomp
on et al, the undersigned Ad
ninistrator will, on
SATURDAY, MAY 12. 1928,|
it 12fOD o'clock, nooD, at the
ourthouse door in Graham, N.
2., offer for sale to the highest
ridder for cash the following
1 escribed real estate, to-wit:
First Tract: A certain tract
>r parcel of. land in Patterson
township, 'Alamance county,
?itate of North Carolina, and ad
joining the lands of John M.
3oble, W. T. Pickett and others
md bounded as follows:
Beginning at a persimmon,
running thence N 74 deg E 45
poles to a stone, W. T. Pickett's
corner, (formerly W. C. Horn
itday's); thence N 150 poles to
a stone, W- T. Pickett's corner;
thence W 43 poles to a stone;
thence S 151$ poles to the be
ginning, containing 43 acres,
more or less.
Second Tract: Certain tract
or parcel of land situate in Pat
terson township, Alamance
county, State of North Caro
lina, adjoining the lands of J.
C. Eulis8r Ward Mill, lot and
others and bounded as follows:
Beginning at a rock formerly
a whiteoak tree, running thence
W 57 poles to a rock C. C
Thompson's corner; thence S
151 poles to a rock in said Mill
lot; thence N 74 deg E 48 poles,
to a rock pile in Euliss' line;
thence N 57 poles to a rock;
thence S 11 poles to a rock;
thence N 82 poles to, the begin
ning corner, and containing 48$
acres, but to be the same be
there more or less.
Third Uract: Being a lot or
pdrcel of land containing six (6)
acres, more or less and adjoin
ing the lands of R. C. Horna
day, Charles Moser and others
and being the wood lands pur
chased' by Claude Thompson
from the Sara Pickett heirs and
reference is mads to the deed
for a more specific description.
The above property is lands
seized and possessed at his death
by the late Q. C. Thompson.
The sale is subject to a Federal
Land Bank loan with the Fed
deral Land Bank of Columbia,
8. C., and the purchaser may
assume the said loan or pay the
full, purchase price and dis
charge the said loan. This sale
is held by the Administrator to
create assets to pay debts of the
.estate of the late C. C. Thomp
Time of sale: Saturday, May
12, 1928, 12:00 o'clock, noon.
Place of sale: Courthouse
door in Graham, N. C.
Terms of sale: Cash.
J. C. EULISS,
Administrator of the estate of
'C. C. Thompson, Liberty, N.
C., R. F. D. No. 3.
T. C. Carter, Att'y.
"He u thoroughly faauiiar with the daties of the office and possesses
the ability aad character to perfona then with credit to himself
aad hoaor to the State aad the Democratic Party."
M. L. SHIPMAN
tfibmits his candidacy for the office of
Commissioner of Labor and Printing
To the Democratic Voters of the State and respe&fully
solicits your a?Uoe support now and in the
Democratic Primary, June 2,1928
NORTH CAROLINA FIRST IN ALL THINGS
Leadership jg ;'
In keeping with the policy ol
Rendering the utmost In service
RICH & THOMPSON
ANNOUNCE THE ARRIVAL OF A NEW
HENNEY SEDAN INVALID CAR
An Efficient Car
Powered with a Straight-Eight Lycoming motor which develops 88 full horsepower.
Engineered to perforin perfectly, quietly and almost without effort.
A Convenient and Comfortable Car? '
148 inch wheel base, roomy interior, neither patient or passengers are crowded as in
case of an ordinary sedan converted for ambulance use. Patient ridee in center ot car
ihstead of over rear axle. Ldads from side, placement or removal can be made with
extreme ease. Equipped with Lovejoy Hydraulic Shock Absorliers.
A Dignified Car^ > ?
Does not create the excitement or attract unwelcome attention as the ordinary ambu
lance. Distinctive, it impresses one with the thought that a new dignity has been in
troduced into Ambulance service. _
c^iiperj of funeral SerVic^
Ml atLoWesbyhssible ^asbiSi .
f tMf mi IWnIfifmL
|la the coatoadioa of thfe latest a?*i- > I
f tola to J
Rich * Thompson's I
Motor Eqnlpment 1
Everything hot booa forma to provide for ^ I
ettlcleat aat comfortable use. I
HRich ^Thompsofi I
^tinerai nircCtar# I
BURUflOTON , GRAHAM I
pnojk. I077 C=>C ~ PHONE W7 I
Commercial Casualty Company, Newark, N. J. j
Condition December 31. 193T, u Shews by Statemeat Filed. i
Amount of capital paid up in cash $ 2,600,000.00 j
Amount of Ledger Aaaeta Dec. 31at of previous year, <
$13,399,860.38; Increase qapltal during year,?; Total, 13,'399,860.38 j
Income?From Policy holders, $12,082,037.50; Miscellan
eous, $934,124.29; Total, 13,016,161.79
Disbursements?To Policyholders, $5,464,851.11; Miacel- ,
laneous, $6,766,431.0$ Total, 12,231,282 19 ,
A8SET8 * .
Value of Real Estale I 508,215.28 ,
Mortgage Loana on Real Estate , , 5,993,750.00 ?
Loans seoured by pledge of Bonds, Stocks, or other *
Value oj Bonds and Stocks 4,748,940.97
Cash in Company's Office 1 / 133,067.27
Deposits in Trust Companies and Banks on interest - 441,177.65
Premiums in course of Collection.. 2,165,982 70
InteVest and Rents doe and accrued 124^417.51
Bills Receiyable 69,465.51 <
All other Assets, as detailed in statemeut... 734,819.48 .
- Total ;!$ 14,944,836.37 1
Leas Assets not admitted ^ 327.282,42 i
Total admitted Aaaeta 1 $ 14,617,553.95
? " EIABILITIES
Unpaid Claims , $ 3,568,827.03
Expense. Investigation and Adjustment of Claims 25,900.00
Unearned Premiums. 4,589,992.74
Commission, Brokerage, and other charges due..... 411,711.53
Salaries, Rents, Expenses, Bills, Accounts, Fees, etc.,
due or accrued 31,122 65
Estimated amount for Federal, State, county, and mu
nicipal taxes .. 240,000 00
All other Liabilities, as detailed in statement . .jL_ 750,000.00
Total amount ol all Liabilities exoebt Capital $ 9,617,563 95
Capital paid up $2,500,000.00
Surplus over all Liabilities, $2,500,000.00
Surplus as regards Policyholders .$ 5,000,000.00
Total Liabilities $ 14,617,553 95
BUSINESS IN NORTH CAROLINA DURING 1927
* Premiums Rec'd Losses Paid
Accident __ f 11,634.90 $ 3,408.51
Health J J 15,275.98 9,758.88
Auto Liability .. r. _ 8,372.79 1,468.15
Liability other than auto 24,092.14 9,112.05
Fidelity __ _ 1,109.00 258.16
Surety 15,375.84 12,559.21
Plate glass 2,140.76 599.63
Burglary and -theft ;.. 1,687 35
Auto property damage 4,864.73 3,102.14
Aujo collision ^ ' 2,159.01 2,706.97
P roperty damage and collision other than aah>..._ 51.00
Total - <86,763.60 $42,973,70
President, C. W. Feigenspan; Secretary, W. Van Win^e; Treas
urer, W. C. Garrison; Attorney for service, Dan C. Boney, Insurance
Commissioner, Raleigh, N. C.; Manager for North Carolina, Home Office.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA?INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
Raleigh, Feb. 16th, 1928.
I, Dan C. Boney, Insurance Commissioner, do hereby certify that
the above is a true and correct abstract of the statement of the Commer
cial Casualty Company, of Newark, N. J., filed with this Department,
showing the condition of said Company on the 31st day of December, 1927.
Witness my band and official seal, the day and date above written.
(Seal) DAN C. BONEY, Insurance Commissioner.
(Columbian National Life Insurance Company
Boston, Mass. \
Condition December 31, IMT, uUowl by HUtement Filed.
Amount of Capital paid Hp in cash $ 2,000,000.00
Amount of ledger aeeeta Dec. 3 let of previous year,
Increase of capital during year $500,000; Total See Life
Income?From Policyholders $407,008.11; mia'l's
Disbursements?'To Policyholders, 198.0Q6.2l; Total 387,390.93
Premiums in coarse of collection $ 97,787.69
All other assets, as detailed in statement ; 3,780.56
Total $ 101,618.25
Less assets not admitted
Total admitted Assets See Life
Unpaid claims $ 70,058.18
Expanses, investigation, and adjustment of claims 1,500.00
Unearned premiums ' 167,407.67
Commission, brokerage, sad other rhsrflss due 25,694.34
Estimated amount for Federal, State, oounty, lnd mu
nicipal taxaa ] 8,374.05
All other liabilities, aa'detatiled in statement 4.844.57
- Total amount of all liability except capital.. ? 284,476.47
Surplus over liabilities ' . See Life
Total liabilstaas ' 8ee Life
BUSINESS IN NORTH CAROLINA DURING 1927
X Pnalun Ssc'd Losses Paid
Accident $143.07 871.46
Health ; 197.33 14.28
Non-cancellable accident and health. 589.28
President, Arthar E. Chills Secretary, Wm. H. Brown
Treasurer. Herbert L. Newton
' Attorney for service, Dae C. Boaey, Ins. Commissioner, Raleigh, N. C.
! Manager for North Os tidies. Homo Office.
| STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA?INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
Raleigh, rf. C.
I I, Dan C. Boney, Insurance Commiaaioner, do hereby certify that the
above is e true and twlfel abstract of the statement of the Colombian
' National Life Ioaannce Company, of Boston, Mass., Sled with this Da
; paftment, showing the oendition of said Company on the Slat day of
Witness my hand end official seal, the day and data above written.
) - DAN t^BONKY^^k,^
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headache and dirty epelle? An the
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at Ala ?anna eeeaitar.Sorth Carolina. t>ta late
eottfyali peaapeakaatag iMaiaaalwItle
aaMeatala to exhibit tbcra duly nrtW. to
the aadanlaH at Ha* Klaer. (forth cero
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