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A. F. Johnson, Editor and Manager. THE COUNTY, THM STATE, THE UNION. ' * \ ,-,**?Subscription $1.50 Per Year
JTY, THE STATE, THE UNION
, N. C., 1 BlUVV, SEPTEMBER 14, 1M7.
COLUMN XJLVI. . LOUISBEBG, N. C., lt?I?A?, SEPTEMBER 14, 1917. NUMBER 81.
PRICES ARESTILL HIGH.
ON LOCISBUnO TOBACCO JLVKKET
Sales Good the Past Week lor the Sea
sou?AH Growers Express Great
Satisfaction at Prices
The sales at the-aeveral warehouses
on the Loulsburg tobacco market
l.ave been very satisfactory the past
week, both In quantity and price,
ulte a lot of the weed baa oeen mar
keted and the prices have shown to be
much higher than has been known
t.ore in many years. It has been no
uncommon thing to bear the many
growers who have visited the market
express great satisfaction at the pri
ces received. Tobacco has been
bringing 12 and 15 -cents?a pound'
that we have seen Bold time and
again for 2 and cents. The high
pi ices .are mostly on the commoner
grades, although the prices paid for
the better grades Is much advanced.
The buyers all seem anxious for the
weed and bid lively on each pile of
Loulsburg Invites you tocome and
vifit its market and try It with a
load of the golden weed. The ware
housemen, the merchants, and the cit
izens all will give you a hearty wel
From Co. D.
Co. D, 3rd N. C. Infy , Camp Sevier,e
Greenville, S. C., Sept. 8, 1917.
Dear Air. Johnson:
We are enclosing & Ust of calls ob
(? rved dally which, shows that we
do not have time to write to all ol
our friends, so we are asking for a
little space in your valued paper for
a letter to the folks at home
Our departure from our home town
although sad was brightened by the
p rsence of so many interested
friends, who showed their Interest and
love to the last, by gathering at the
station to bid us farewell.
Leaving home folks and friends nat
u ? lly made us sad but we were great
. -i> reaching Franklin
ton to And that the ladles of the Red
Crrsa Society had prepared for us a
bountiful spread of many good thinaJ
pleasing to a soldier's appetite. The
good people of Franklinton will al
ways be kindly remembered by the
boys of Co. D. for such a rar trat and
royal hospitality. Several weeks of
hard thinking could not have planned
a mor accptabl rpast. Not only
did we appreciate the good things to
eat but the spirit of patriotism which
After an uneventful and pleasant
trip wr reached our destination,Camp
Stvier, Greenville, S. C., August 31st.
Our welcome was a shower of rain
similar to the one we encountered up.
on our departure. After marching
ever a mile in the rain and South
Carolina red mud to our Company
street it was too late to pitch tents
for the night. Then supper composed
of sandwich of corned "willie,"' we
then spread our blankets on tlio floor
of the mess hall and soon were l03t
in the restful sleep that only a- tired
soldier can enjoy.
The remainder of our time has been
Bpont in cleaning up and otherwise
u aklng our camp presentable and as
lwme-like as possible, for it Is the
only home we have the privilege of
The entire Company Is In excellent
spirits especially at mail time. Soup
tall also Is welcomed by the entire
Company So far there has been no
sickness among us
Our newlyweds have been a little
Ml e, but letters from their "better
fci 'ves" and a few smiles from Green
ville's pretty girls are making life
worth while. The old song 'Ain't
It hard to love a married man," does
not seem to apply to the Greenville
This city is situated at the foot
tills of the Blue Ridge with a good
s.ipply of pure mountain water
(which is the only beverage) we are
permitted to drink. It Is an exten
sive manufacturing center, having
twelve cotton mills, three shirt fac
tories, and numerous other large en
terprises, running full time, giving
employment to thousands of men anM
As call to quarters has soundel
we must break up this meeting and
close this letter, for we havo only
a few minutes to pull off our shoes,
tJio only article of clothing removed
(it night and get to our bunks by taps..
" Wishing you an d the Franklin
Times much success, we remain,
* "The Big Four."
From Co. F.
About One Mile Northwest of Paris,
September 10, 1917.
1 am sure you are saying "He lied"
if you have just read the heading of
tills letter, but I can assure you I am
in dead earnest and have not lied.
We are quartered one mile Northwest
of Paris. I think I read before leav
ing home, In the papers, that the
filit American army to march through
the streets of Paris was kissed by the
French ladles, hat when we marched
through the streets of Paris, I did not
see a lady, not even a "colored lady."
so the girls need not get Jealous..
Now 1 have not aaicl we marched
through the streets of Paris, Franoe
It was Paris, S. C., a llttlo town a-,
bout 4 miles west of ?Irecnville" See
The general sentimcru here among
the officers Is that we will not be'hero
three months at the longest, though
notwithstanding that, I don't bejleve
1 have seen a jollier bunch of boys
Not a man has taken a drink since
leaving home and every one Beems
Lieut A. A. Harvey of Radford, Va
has een assigned as Seconr Lieuten
ant of the Company He seems to be
a nice fellow 23 years old and just
out of training at Fort Myer, Va.
Private H. H. Alley had 'cold feet"
end was discharged Wednesday. Ila
left for home on that date.
John Morris says the ladies of
Fiankllnton Red Cross "kidded" him
when they put the tooth brush in his
comfort bag. John has a mouth
about the size of a hippopotamus and
the brush looks like a toy near It.
He says a "hair brush would suit him
better however he is not kicking
Letters Intended for us should be
addressed to us "Sevier Branch, Co.
F 3r N. C. Inf., Greenville, S. C,"
Nothing less than this will brinng
them to us.
Our old Mess Sergeant D. B. Kear
ney visited us the latter part of the
week. The boys were glad to see
"We expect to get to drilling tomor
row as yet the new men I guess have
imagined we use picks and shovels
instead of rifles.
Sergeant Bullard left Tuesday to
attend the burial of his father at
The camp will get electric lights in
the Mess Hall and tents this week I
gue3s. We are expecting the con
scripts this week, then something
will be doing. Will write next week
if I get time. m
E. ",y. Edwards
Red Cross Society.
The return of $180.41 of Wr.r Fund
from Washington headquarters to the
Ilcd Cross Society here, for the pur
chase of war relief supplies is great
aid to the society with its constant
demand for material.
This amount is twenty-five per cent
of the Louisburg war fund, $721.6 i.
already collected and deposited to
credit of War Fund at Washington.
As the remainer of the Pledge fund
is collected, the privilege is ours now,
to sustract 25 per cent, of the amount
for the benefit of Louisburg Red Cross
Society War Relief Work.
On Thursday morning seven of our
county draft boys left Louisburg for
Camp Jackson, Columbia, S. C.
A committee from the Red Cross
Society with other friends and rel
a ttves were at the stattion to tell
Due to a misunderstanding comfort
bags hod not been provided for all,
so they were parcel posted later.
It Is an important point to stress
that all the drafted boys receive
these bags before leaving our midst.
A visiting army boy here from Colum
bia this week tells us that these com
fort bags are the greatest pleasure
and comfort to the boys.
Louisburg can't afford to give
these bags to all theboys, but since
the boyB mobilize here and leave
here In a body,'we wish very much
we could present them the comfort
baprs as they were presented to the
Co P boys. It Is un.lersiood that
Prankllnton has given the bags to her
toys. The ladles of the Red Cross)
Society of Louisburg are offering to
make all the comfort bags for the
other townships, fit them up and see
them presented if each township 'will
obligate Itself to defray the expense
of the comfort bags. The bags ara
n ude regulation size and we hav? se
cured all articles at cost.
This tribute of love and reBpect to
our county boys we know lq, the de<
The bags cost $2.00 each, fitted up.
They contain a pair of scissors, a good
knife, tooth brush, tooth paste,- cake
of soap, knitted wash rag, paper, en
velopes, pencil, 2 postals, 2handker
chiefs, comb, needle case with 3
packages of needles, safety pins,
da-nlng cotton, heavy black and white
thvead, button bag with buttons, bas
"oTYeTvet tobacco andcigarette papers.
It was by general consent the tobac
co was pot la. The boys expressed
great appreciation of It.. A writer
In "Medical Journal" says: "Whilf
.the boys are necessarily under a hard,
nervous strain. It Is a poor time t?
begin a reform In the trenche# by
taking away tobacco." ??'
List of Jurors.
The following Is a list of Jurors
drawn for the October term of Frank
lin Superior Court, a criminal term
of one week.
Dunn?C. H. Mullln, G. P. Alford,
W. H. Horton, J. C. Brantley, L.] 9.
VoungsvlUe?C. C. Cheatham, S. F.
?Hclden, B. L. Pearce, T. P. Wllliamf
Franklinton?F. E. Layton, W. 9.
Mitchlher, M. D. Wilder, W. H. Pearoe
G R, Allen, W. H. Byrum, M. L. Rans
Hayesvllle?E. L. Fuller, G. O. Ay
escue, Jr., J. S, Wilson, W. D. Mltch
Sandy Creek?Peter Carroll, W. 0.
Faulkner, W. F. Leonard, J. E. Col
lins, C. S. Merrltt.
Gold Mine?W. F. Parrish, W..D.
Cypress Creek?J. M. Lamm, Af-.
tl ur.Strickland. . -? ?
Louisburg?S. T. Wilcer, A. A.
Clifton, N. M. Perry,- J. P. Timber
lake, J. A Spencer. (
The following is a list of marriage
licenses issued by Register of Deeds
Yarborough during the month of Au
White?Wiley Brown and Mrs. Mae
Norman, Frank Bell and Sallie
Jeans, John Smith and Bertha Tay
loe, Chas. D. Macpn and Annie J.
Colored?Jlmmie Lyon and Caroline
Hawkins, Geo. Gnrner?and Rosa Lew
is, June Yarboro and Lessie Fuller,
Jnrris Jones and Blonnte Robertson,
Pcbert Taylor and Patsie Davis,
Richard Stokes and Dilly Mitchell.
B L. Arrington and Willie L. Haw
k.'ns, Alfrod Coppedge and Addie Per
ry, W. F. Branch and ^.ucy Marrow,
George Alston and Genio Alston, Nat
to;i Lewis and Queen Ester Egcrton,
Will Jackson and Mary Jeffreys.
Hickory Rock School.
The fall session of Hickory Rock
Academy begins Sept. 17.. It is the
earnest desire of the teachers to make
this the most succcssful school year
Hickory Rock has over known. To
make this possible we must have the
hoarty cooperation ofeach and every
patron. We want you to visit our
school, see what wo a re doing and if
it does not suit you tell us about It
We are always glad to know wherein
we fail so that we may make our
selves better and more efficient teach
fctrat your children the flrht day.
Sept. 7, and lot them continue to go
to the end of the sescion. You can't
expect your child to progress as rap
idly as your neighbor's If you send
him about one-fourth of tthe time.
Lot all of us rally around our school
and make it the best in Franklin Co.
Ernestine Hayes, Principal.
Const.. R. W. Hudson returned from
Durham, N. C., Wednesday morning
after having caught Mr Tommle
Vaughan and Miss "Bessie Moye. who
had run away to be married. The
boy is 17 years of age while the girl
Is only 16. After they were arrested
the parents gave their consent to the
union and the ceremony wai per
formed in Durham Wednesday even
THE MOVING PEOPLE.
SOME TOO KNOW, SOME YOC DO
Many on Business, Many on Pleasure,
Others to be Going, Bat All Going 01
Mrs. A. M. Hall Is in New York.
Mrs. J. B. Thomas visited Raleigh
the past week.
MIbs Lydla Inscoe left Monday for
New York to take art. .
| Mr. J. .L McBlwee, of Henderson,
was in Loulshurg the past week.,
Misses Julia Barrow and Minnie
Brickell spent Tuesday In Raleigh.
, Messrs. Ben T. Holden and S. C.
Holden spent Tuesday in Raleigh.
Mr. C. C. Hudson left tor Baltimore j
Tuesday to purchase nls fall stock.
Mr. J. M. Allen left Tuesday for New
York to purchase the fall stock for
the Allen Bros. Co. .
Mrs. R. G. McGrady, of Raleigh,
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C.
High the past week ,
Mrs C. C. Hudson and little daugh
ter, Luclle, are on a visit to Mr
Jrhn Taylor, of Nash county.
Mr. Will X. Coley passed through
Loulshurg the past week en route to
Raleigh from Rocky Mount.
Miss Mary Belle Macon, left Sat
urday for Rocky Mount, N. C., where
she will teach again this session.
Mrs. W. P. Neal and Mrs Al
lfn visited Mrs. T. W.BIcicett at tthe
'en vialtecKMr/i. T. W. Blckett at the
tfast week. * 9
Miss LUlle "faae Aycocke return
ed the past week from the Western
part of the State, where she spent
the entire summer.
Miss Kathleen Hamlin, of Durham,
returned to her home the past week,
after a week's visit with her slstter,
Mrs. E. S. Swindell.
Misses Elizabeth and Sallle Char
les Cheatham, of Henderson, former
ly of this city, visited Miss Sallle
Taylor the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ruffin left the
tast week for a n extended visit
through Western North Carolina,
Georgia and Louisianna.
Miss Elizabeth Alston left Monday
for Nashville ,Tenn., to spend the win
ter with her uncle ,Mr. J. B Cheat
ham. While there she will attend
school at Peabodys College.
Editor "Franklin Times."
Dear Mr. Editor: Th e North Car
olina State Board of Health has taken
ever the quarantine of Infectious and
contageous diseases from the Town
and counties and require me as quar
antine officer to advertise all cases
of these diseases, the names and ad
dresses. There is a case of diptheria
at Mr. E. S. Ford. Mr. L. E. Scoggln,
Mr. N. H. D. Wilson, Mr. H. M. Sto
vall and Mr. Catlette, near Four
E-rldges The above cases have been
reported to the State Board of Health
and properly quarantined according
J. E. Malone, Quarantine Officer.
Rev. F. S. love to Preach
The opening sermon for the col
lege year Louisburg Female College,
will be preached at the Methodist
church Sunday morning by Rev. P. S.
love, the new President of the Col
lege. We understand that there will
be no services at the Baptist church
at t hat hour, In order that that con
gregation may unite with the Method
ists In welcoming the young ladies to
Reported From District Board.
The following If. a partial list of
men selected for military service
from local board for Fra'iklln coun
ty reported by district board for Eas
tern District of No*ib~Carollna.
This llst.from thn date of its pontine
at the offloo of the Local Board, con
stitutes notice to t'lOHe whoso names i
are listed thereon, that they have been
selected for military service and
charges them wfth an obligation to
watch the bulletin of the Local Board
end to hold themselves in readlnecss
to report for military duty at the of
fice of the Local Board at a date to
be specified In a later notice to be
posted at that office.
Pate of posting this notice at office
of this Ioc.ol L'>a\\ ?ept mbrr 4th,'
Date of posting verified and certi
District Board (or Eastern District of
, September 1st, 1917.
Ihe following list of men, called for
military service by the Lo?al Board
for Franklin county have been duly
passed upon by the proper Local
and District Board and are hereby
certified as selected for military ser
vice and not exempted or discharged.
1 258 Hubert Cannady, Franklin
12 1858 Sol Williams. Jr., Louts
14 1117 Buddie Montague, Frank
linton, . .
15 1748 Johnnie Thomas, Louls
18 2036 Jack Yarboro, Spring Hope
3! 275 Bud Coppedge, Castalla,,
K- 1185 Ross Moore, Loulsburg.
13 1762 William Henry, Thomas
28 1267 Clator Mltchlner, Louls
."6 1732 Herbert E. Tharrlngton,
' Alert, Rl.
42 616 John Harvey Faulk,.Spring
Hope. R2. ?
45 1266 Wm. Henry Strother
50 600 Jas. Robert G up ton, Young?
S3 1539 OSlvln Rose. Loulsburg, Rl
55 50fwilllam Henry Egerton
57 437 Baldy Davis, Maplevllle.
48 486 James Edlor, Maplevllle.
9 1455 King SoWinon Perry. Louis
t5 924 James Iver Inscoe, Louls
14 1031 Elmas Van Kearney, Rid
ley Park. Pa.
78 487 James Elmo Evans, Louls
September 7th, 1317.
SO 1495 William Obadiah Pruitt,
34 1237 Willie Glenn Macon, Louls
39 1546 Cornelius Riddle, Youngs
6" ^1264 Tommy Murphy, Alert.
So 1922 Lawrence Lionel Wilder,
97 601 Thomas Frailer, Youngs
10D 1099 Hubert Clarence Layton
Others Held For Service.
The Local Board for the County of
Franklin, State of North Carolina,
hereby certifies to Diatrict Board for
Eastern District of North Carolina
tile following list of the names of per
sons and addresses who have been
duly and legally called for the mili
taiy service of the United States, and
who have not been exempted or dis
charged, for Eastern District of
437 1192 Butler Macon. Kittreli,
405 1932 Jas. Pedlford Wheeler.
2?" 1179 Junius McKniglit. Louis
39S 1857 Jamie Walker. Louisburg
349 1151 Buck Mitchell. Louisburg
350 1101 Joe Leoard, Castalla, Rl.
3 J 919 Robert Wooten Inscoe.
?71 848 Omega Harris, Mapleville,
363 814 Randle Jones Hicks, Louis
344 736 Dallas A. Hawkins, Kittrell
350 ^.656 Leon Spencer Gay. Spring
310 1507 Otho Beasley Pettiford,
3?1 292 Walter Cleveland Collins.
T64 1175 Henderson Mitchell, Louis
burg, (Vance Jail)
. 12 16H2 Frank Sutton, Maplevvllle.
The following list of persons ex
empted or discharged from the ser
vice of the United States.
Local Board for the County of
Franklin In the State of North Caroli
na hereby certifies to District Board
for the Eastern District of North
Caiolina, Goldsboro, N. C., the follow
ing I'st of names of persons ana tholr
a* ;re-ice who l.ave bee.i luly and le-j
va'ly railed by sn'd Loci i Board for j
he military servlco of the United I
States, and who have been, by said
I^ocal Board, exempted or discharged
within the meaning of the Rules and
Regulations prescribed by the Pres
ident under the Act of Congress ap
proved May 18, 1917.
Date of notice posted Sept. 7, 1917.
402 1996 Grover Wilson, Loulsburg.
96 1751 John Thomas, Loulsburg.
397 1187 Otho Mitchell, Youngsville.
411 1188 Herman Pear Mitchell,
450 1077 Qeo. Lewis, Loulsburg.
o?>6 221 Jimmle Jerman Bell, Rl,
38S 470 Eddie Dunston, Seaboard.
And from the action of this Local
Board in discharging each of the
foregoing registrants from service
Hon. W. H. Yarborough, Attorney lor
the Government appealed to the Dis
trict Board for the Eastern District
o! North Carolina.
Wm. H. Ruffln, Chairman.
A. S. Joyner, Secretary.
Loulsburg College Opens.
Loulsburg Colleg^- had the most
auspicious opening Wednesday morn
ing It has had in many years. Judg
inc by the number of new pupils en
rolled, no one would suspect that
tlere was a world war m progress.
At this time, the enrollment gives
promise of surpassing that of any
previous year in the long history of
The new president, Dr. Frank
Swendell Love, who has been hard at
wcrk all the summer, Is elated, over
tre prospect. Mrs. Ivey Allen, the
former president, who will still be
connected with the college a? dean,
will have charge of all the internal
government of the college. In addi
tion to president Love, the following
new teachers are in the faculty:
Miss Vera Keller, of Pensacola, Fla.,
Miss Luclle Womble, of Goldston, Miss
Elba Henninger, of Statesville and
Miss Eleanor Yarborough, of Maple
At the opening of the morning ex
ercises, Mr. F. B.... McKlnne. secre
tary of the board of trustees, Rev. W.
M. Gilmore, pastor of the Baptist
caurch, and the President made wel
coming addresses to the young ladies.
Dr. Love, who formerly was pas
tor of the Methodist church at Aber
deen, will deliver the Inaugural ser
mon Sunday morning at the Method
ist church the other congregations
ir. the city will unite in this service,
The new President has made a most
favorable impression on the communi
Lonlsbarg Baptist Church.
In view of the special inaugural
sermon at the Methodist church Sun
day morning by President Love,
there will <>e no sermon at the Bap
tist church Sunday morning; but at
n:ght, 7:30, Dr. Jack Ellis, pastor of
the First Baptist church of Dunn,
will preach. Dr. Ellin is one of tho
most gifted young ministers in the
State, and the people of Loulsburg
and surrounding country havo a rare
treat in store for them Sunday night.
Sunday school at 9:45 and the usu
al services during the week.
Tlie RevTival at Rock Spring- Church.
So much interest has been mani
fested in the special evangelistic
neetings now in progress "at Rock
Spring church that it has been de
cided to continue the meeting
through Sunday.. It will be deter
mined then whether or not th,e meet
ings will continue another week.
There will be a service Sunday morn
ing at 11 o'clock, and one in the af
Dr. Jack Ellis, of Dunn, who is as
sisting the pastor, is preaching the
gorpel with great power, and the peo
pl^ in this community are being a
roused as they have not been in
years. A genuine revival is in pro
Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Allen
pmiounce the engagement of their
daughter, Annie Louise, to Mr. Gaith-*
er Mclntyre Beam. The wedding
will take place at home, October, the
There will be neither Tnvttat.ona
nor rnnouncemcnt cards Issued.