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The Franklin times. (Louisburg, N.C.) 1870-current, March 07, 1919, Image 1

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ONLY (1.50 PEK YEAH IK ADVANCE The Framclin Times AN ADVERTISING MEDICM THAT BRINGS RESULTS A. F. Johnson, Editor and JUnager. __ THE COUJITY, TH* ITATE, THE UNION ?a"-"- '"" J * - .. ,.| i ? T| snM?npUon m? P?r Tear >at,-Ma?ch 7, m?. , 17^ ^ MISS ANNA BELLE KING I'iitANTLY KILLED Mr. John Wells, of Wilson, krloOsly Wounded In Auto Accident. OCCIHHED SUNDAY AFTEBNOON NEAB TOWJf. Funeral Services Held on Tuesday Morning Fr.m St. Paul's Episcopal Church Large Number In Attend ance?Mr. Wells Improving. ?L=.UlS,bur8 was more than shocked on Sunday afternoon when infoi nation r0mnh?,C'Ved, Miiag ot ?"? wo? au" accldent ever happening li> our midst, when Miss Anna Belle King WeUs ofaw!r kJ"Cd an= Mr' John deH it, ^ilaon' was seriously woun ded when Mr. Well's big seven-Das ?eager National automobile got C acciden,'8 CODtr01 aDd tUrn?d over. Th? occurred about three-thirty fin. on tlle Loulsburg and Prank It?hara?ahd "T* tW? ICI"iS from town f?;r en '"Possible to get any ? .dent8 as th real cause of the acci dent, as the car was In the act of turn '?? ? er befPre 't was s-ven and no ?i 8 beea made ??" ?r Wells format.particular. However from in formation received from other sources 'Mseei"s tbat lh" Party were out for a Hde and the car being driven by Mr. ^ y3. aid equipped with oi>e of the ? Tor f6r y Motors' was traveling at ' fast speed. Upon reaching a <? . ve near the home of Mr. O. P Har w?!.tWh? ?"eS we8t ?' Lo^burg. sct e^ni th 10 tUrn out to Pass ^';;e , , e car went wide and came J" ' ; "''king a telephone post. In avoiding the post ho evidently pulled too strong on the steering gear caus ing the car to make a short dart across the road and out into a cotton Held. In attempting to get back into the road from this field of soft ground under heavy speed is waere the ae<?i ?C^.UrJed" The accident was witnessed by Messrs. D. G. Pearce, Pe?l? 8'/' N- SpivcJ' and Mrs. u.^li trom a distance and a little child of Mr. Harris, who was playing in the. yard. The gentlemen named riiiiiad to the scene and with the as Sist^nce of Messrs. 0. P. Harris and J H. Puller and one or two colored persons rescued Mr. Wells and lifted the car from Miss King. Miss King's body was immediately taken to the home of her parents by Messrs. Spi vey and Meadows where medical aid was called but no sign of life remain ed. Mr. Wells also to town on the same car and received medical at ? ention. At first it was that ?Bis lnjuitaa ntft unm IIIII luim waf Stated thai besidid me collar bone and all the ribs on the right side being broken and a cut over the head he was injured Internally. The. car was ?be-bfmueb -damage. Miss King was one or uouisburg's most popular and widely beloved young ladies. She numbered her friends and admirers by her acquain tances. Her popularity was the nat ural sequence to the sweet and gentle disposition possessed by her. She was always the same; pleasing in ap pearance, tender in manner, refined. Always displaying, unconsciously that love of nature and folks that win the admiration of all. To her pupils in the Second Grade at the Louisburg Graded School her death was a great shock, to the faculty a painful separa tion and to the Graded School a dis ? Km. 1083 " ?he was a teacher of rare ability, who delighted in imparting her knowledge to the little ones. Miss King was 23 years old and leaves a father and mothec, Mr. and Mrs John W. King, and three broth ers, Messrs J. B. King, who Is now with the Expeditionary forces in Prance William T. King and John W. King' ?? ?eln? a descendant of two of I y'" mo8t distinguished I rami l ies?Clifton's and King's? a granddaughter of the late Dr. J. B t-llfton. she leaves a large family con nection She was a consistent mem j of ' paui's Episcopal churdb and was the organist in the choir Q, pi f!1.nP[,al, servlces Were held from St. Paul a Episcopal church on Tues day morning at 10 o'clock. coSdUHSdl by Rev. Isaac W. Hughes, of Hender- I son, assisted by Rev. Basil M Wal ton. of Wadesboro, a former pastor who used the usual Episcopal service which is beautiful In ItssolemnJty and revenence. A choir rendered scec lal music-and the body was removed from The"Nearer My God to Thee was tenderly rrndered. The In terment was made at Oaklawn ceme tery In the presence of possibly The largest number of friends and rela tives ever attending such an occasion in Loulsburg. And the nowers which i were more than beautiful and in quan- ' titles sufficient to cover the square spoke a beautiful sentiment of "v and esteem. A large beautiful floral blanket, a tribute of the family was draped about the casket and h'i,w?H with the body. At the service at .he grave also special music was render ed. The jiallbearera were as follows' Honorary?E. H. Malone, W. r! Mills, E. L. Best, M. C. Pleasants, J. M. Allen, G. w. Ford. F. B. McKfa ne. Rev. W. B, Morton, D. T. Smith wick. S. A. Newell, W. M. Rutfln, D. C. High. Active?B. H. Meadows, O Y. Yarboro, Malcolm MoKinne. J. B. Brickell. P. R. White, B, B. Egerton. Thos. W, Ruffln. Among the out of toyrn guests at Unding the funeral were Mrs. S. G. Boddle, of Oxford, Dr. R. F. Yar borough._Qov. and Mre. T. W. Bick ett, of Raleigh, and B. C. Pritchett of Elizabeth N. J. Mr. Wells, who Is now at the home of his sister, on Middle Street Is one of Wilson's most substantial citizens and is a brother to Mesdames M. C. j Pleasants and W. R. Mills, of this place. The last reports say that he is resting as well as could be expect e*V Marriage Licenses. Marriage licenses were issued to the following persons during the months oi January and February by Register of Deeds S. C. Holden. JANUARY. WIITTE?Collie Evans and Pauline Moitun, G. E. Hayes and Bessie Ed wards Phelps, C. C. Leonard and May House, Herbert Bunn and Llllle Ray. Bervln Bell and Bettie May Baker. N." W. Joyner and Daisy Powell, Elbert Woodllef and Flora Hendley, L. Z. Hedgepeth and Annie Lee Seymore, J. E. Richards and Lucy Ann Williams. James Griffin and Spencer Finch. COLORED?James Yaryorough and Paralee Lee Scarborough Frank WH1 , lams and Gussie Mayho, Dock Kearney I and Al!(.e Williams, Frank Egerton Land Joella Wright. Jonn Person and | Lucy Ora Daniels, Willie Taylor and ' Lucy Williams, Zollie Gupton and Mary j Richardson. Will Freeman and Lillian i Perry, Wm. Henry Solomon and Has jsel Bird, Atkin Williams and Bessie . Fogg, Ressey Hplden and Seberta Neal Ervtn Ricks and Mag Come. Jeff Mit chell and Beulah Perry, Bill Crudup ! "nd Mrs. Lula Casper. Willie Harris and Martha Lewis, Claud Y'arborough and Willie V. Plummer, Floyd Ray Clifton and Lixabeth Bun-.iass. Char : lie Odo White and Minnie Day, Allie | Fogg and Hargie Hill. Julius Dunston and Rebecca Davis. Robert Williams and Willie A. Perry, Harvey Tomah [and Millie Wilson, John Sykcs and I f\oxie Moore. John Bumpass and Lil |lij Belle Debnam. Willie Hawkins and IT""-' wiiiiuuji, lfunh wiiiiuun mm Jflur.v ihai'i'iiigion.?Btjuj.?Ha; ijilcia /and Lucy Edwards. FEBRUARY WHITE?J. Clyde Joyner and Ophe lia Blanch Wester, Sam Baker andlna "" ,,h" ?? '?| lliiijju Freeman, Ievey >liews, Wetter N'owelt an<r ETla Kear ney, Hilliard Pearce end Blonnic I . elps. Albert Lee Benton and Hattie Fuller. Henry Jeans and Lessie Pearce Lutha Hagwood and Rena Hudson. ; COLORED?Willie Thomas Perry , ar.d Lillian Heartsfield. .-.aron Kear ;ney and Viola Battle, Frea SatterwHte land Mabel Wright. Franrc Kelly and Lucy Hunt. John Perry ana Mary Zet Branch, D_alla? Perry and Selem Will iamson. Abraham Curtis Lucy Per son, Robt. Fowler and /vni.'-i Mayho James Wiggins and Ester Cooke, Fed | Bird and Endy Richards?::, Calvin Yar |boro and Annie Green, Frank Harris land Aron Lawrence. Ed. Alston and i Lucy Alston. Town Commissioner*. | The Board of Town Commissioners | met in regular session on Friday j night with all present except Wheless and Allen. After reading and approv ing minutes of last meeting business was disposed of as follows: Reports of A. W. Alston. Clerk and j Tax Collector, Were received and filed. He reports collecting water and light rent ami sale of coal *1.349.78 taxes ?2.974.68. Report'of D. C. High, Chfef of Po lice. was received and filed. He re ports costs, license, taxes etc. *140 - 85. Cooper and Hicks were appointed a committoe to look into matter of col ored cemetery. Upon motion Dr. A. H. Fleming was elected Chief of Fire Department to succeed J. A. Turner, deceased. The resignation of J. M. Allen, as Town Commissioner, was received and' accepted. After allowing a number of accounts I the Board adjourned to Its next regu-1 lar meeting. Chances ?I First National Bank. Mr. Geo. W Corliin, of Danville, Va.. has taken a posiiton as Assistant Cashier of the First N'atlorail Bank. rde vacant by the resignation of Mr. D. Jackson, who hua entered tho life Insurance business. Mr. Corbin comcs well re commended, as a most I (-.-viable and afficlent man In his pro-' fesslon. LETTERS FKOSf FRANCE Grancey Sur Ource, France. Feb. 6th, 191?. ^ Mr. A. F. Johnson. Loulsburg, N. C., jfr Dear Mr. Johnson:? It has been my intention to weft# j you for some time, but waiting for Vjf transport, homeward bound, has 1cdj me very busy Up to, and including the elevenJJ hour of November 11th, the buy? i our regiment were always o n the ale and ready at any time to meet the eL^ emy for a free-for-all fight. * Sin*#? that time, those of us who was fortu nate enough to come out with a wtidf hide, have been more, alert thafo e* for news of an order bidding up aril take ur our bed and walk to a jortj embarkation. We arrived safely overseas AufW 11th, after a very pleasant trip *crofi,' Was fortunate in not having but tWQ, days of rough sea the entire trip. Ax-*; ter spending two days in England at % rest camp, better known as a pes^ camp, we sailed for the country are now existing in. Landing at Z&\ Havre, we traveled by rail to the lage of Tanlay, France, where we re mained until Sept. 17th, going frol^ there to what is known *a the St. Die Sector on the Alsace border. Thie sector was xpry quiet during our thir7 ty days occupation but enough hap* pened each day to ke?p a (ellow minded that a war was on. In our post of observation we coul?} see the Hun in his from lines and he looked very harmless from a dffetafttf of four kilometers, but if a few\?3i*? fell near him he usually answered iback with his 77. I No doubt, those in power decided that our division, (Wildcats) 81st. was made up of such good soldiers that they would place us where there wa? | some real fighting going *>n. On November 1st, we Began the hike 'that carried us thru St. Mehiel sector ' on to the front which waa at that time I in the lower edge of the Argonne For?* est about twelve kilometers east ox Verdun. Arriving there on the 3rd | and 4th, orders came to prepare for a drive to take pla<>e on ttie morning of i the 9th and such a busy body of men as we were, preparing to carry out the orders. . j Shall never forget the weather con ditions on the mortiing of Nov. A very dense fog covered everything and it was almost impossibly to jSe ?any object tor any distance. Xju roads were muddy -and-the heavy ffnl fic making them worse a seach hour passed. According to orders, the 321st and 322nd regiment of our division began the drive which was in full bloom the hour the Armistice took place. Our rcgidient. 323rd. began its part of the program on Sunday morntng the 10th, and over the top, into the low lands, the boys went as if they were after a (car load of jam waiting for them at the next town. ! Thu Hwmmi with lintr nnrir no din g aitilkry and machine gun tiro, would send a brave lad to his final resting I place every now and then, but the ' drive continued, and the morning of the close we were five and- one half kilometers nearer Berlin. i n m iini nin tiinr in mrinH.ri fin comparatively small the dZ4ttiueai ing the greater loss of all four regiments. The war is over now and the cry from every side is, take me ba<?k to America and home. I The Slst division is located in the area around Chatillon Sur Seine, cov ering a territory of about thirty kilo meters square. The men are very comfortably fixed and the main object in view now is to furnish entertainments for the boys. Every regiment gathers its talent to put on the best show possible with the available material. The division has a show now touring France, entertain ing the boys of the A. E. F. -Now, while writing would like to know why the Franklin Times has ne ver arrived in France for my approv al. Was notified months ago that it was. being sent to my army address but have never received a copy. Will compromise the case with you provided >ou will use the influence of your paper toward the return of the A. E. F. Tont Suite. S'il Vaus Plait. With kindest regards to you and the force. hoping to see you all soon, too, 1 ant ' Yciy truly yours. 1 R^NCIS L. EDENS, ITg. Co. 323 Inf. U. S. P. O. 791. American E. F. Lecture on France and the War. [ Lieut. Edmond B. Webb, just from Fiance, where he saw actual fighting | service in Argonne Forests, made a most interesting talk to the Epworth League at the Methodist Church on last Sunday night on his experiences in the great world war and the countries he | had seen. It was a treat and was | greatly enjoyed by all who were pres ent . To the People of J<onl8l>urff. ?? It is with heartfelt thankrf that we wish to express our appreciation for the kindness so ably shown during the recent sickness and death of our son. Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Parrish. >Measrs'. G. D. Taylor and W. H i Yarborough attended Nash Court at | Nashville last week. AMONG THE VISITORS IB YOU KNOW AND SOME YOU DO NOT KNOW. tonal Items About Folks and Tlwlr 'lends Who TrBTel Here And There. On- ? pt. E. L. Best went to Raleigh erday. ? ? ? r. R. W. Hudson is on a business F to Richmond. ? ? ? T. P. AJford, of Nashville, Is a [tor to Loulsburg. ? ? ? r. J. K. Dorsett, of Spencer, is on itit to relatives near Loulsburg. ? ? ? [lsses Clara Aycocke and Grace , returned Monday from New York. ? ? ? r. ?. ?. O'Bryan, of Wilson, was ?Itor to Loulsburg the past week. ? ? ? rk of Court J. J. Barrow went Vake Forest Wednesday on busi Upt. and Mrs. J. R. Collie, of Ral were visitors to Loulsburg Wed W. Crowell spent several 111 Louisburg the p&st week visit friends. i ? ? ? the other soldier boys re sorne we note Mr. Grady Har near Bunn. ? ? ? . es Louise Thomas and Gertrude ot Raleigh, visited relatives and In Louisburg Sunday. tr ? ? ? sign W. D. Egerton, of the Unit ates Navy, stationed at Phlladel \ .was it -home on a visit this week. ? ? ? . Edmond B. Webb, who has re f^eturned from France, where he xperlence fighting the Germans, home Saturday. ? ? ? 1$. F. Thomas spent the week Jler home in Louisburg. return aday to Raleigh to resume her rat the business College. Teachers of Fjp^iklln County. * By E, L. BEST. Superintendent * ? ? * ? ? ? 1. Thr following comes from the Dunn High School: "Friday. February 28th. the Bunn High School pupils present ed the play. Safety First, a drama of three acts and ten characters. The audience Aas very large and apprecia tive during the entertainment. Every Iji.tvur wmm thoroughly iiunuooted and seemed anxious to perform the?hrdr vidual assignment with the best im pression possible. Great credit is due, to each pupil who took part in the piny, also to Mrs. Pearson who had supervision of this work. Miss Shea riiiii ihn niynif iiairlirr nnfl, hrrinuitili gave excellent musical programs be tween" ttie acts. The proceeds that amounts to over $f>0.00 will be used by the Betterment Association in pro moting the interest of the school. During this school year the Betterment Association has contributed to our school one hundred song books. L. W. Pearson, Principal." 2. The following comes from the Balance Rock School: "We have plan ned to have a flower garden on the east sideof our school building with a bed ofVTolets under the window. The children seem eager to help and we will furnish flowers from our own home, gradually enlarging our flower bi'ds. trying to get the flowers that bloom early and grow early. I find that oar little pupils are ery anxious to help. We are a small *:ttle handT>f ! other good causes. JMiss) Mary Davis. Teacher." 3. Miss Pauline Smitli reports that In a recent "Rat Killing" campaign carried on under her supervision that 1817 rats in this county were f(llle<fe 4. Miss May Perry, Principal of^io TVarce School report? that a box par ty wag given last Thursday night and $14.20 "was cleared. -5. A Fiddler's Convention was held at Rock Springs last Friday night and Miss Effie Tharrington the Principal, reports that the school realized $33.28. Mr. Junfe Alford and Mr. .Joe L/and drW the first prizes. 6. Perry's Chapel. a colored school In Gold Mine township has reported that it has raised $5.00 on the Armen ian Relief Campaign. 7. The last group meeting for the ttsichors of Harris and Dunn township w.i?* held in Louisburg tast Snt lrday. ? S. There will be a colored teacher's meeting hi Louisburg, Saturday, Mar. l.Mli. All the teachers are urgently re quested to be present as this will be the last colored teachers meeting to be hi-ld this school year. The teachers will please bring with them the new census cards that belong to the office. AtJhis meeting all final report blanks will be distributed with proper instruc t ions as to filling them out. "The Country School must not face the child away from the farm. We do not need to have pobr country schools. Some people think we do but we don't-" HOLD YOUR COTTON MEETING, j Called lor Wednesday .March 12th. 1919?All Farmers TJrged To Attend. ? ~t v. Mr. G. D. Allen, Ch&lrm&Q of Frank lin County Cotton Association has call ed a meeting of all the farmers in ! Franklin County to be neid in LouIb |burg on Wednesday, Marcn 12th, 1919. at 11 o'clock in the court house, for the purpose of completing the organi zation of the County. A speaker of state-wl?e reputation has been secured for tfcw date who will fully explain the entire .working plan of the Association and the condi tions attaching to the cotton situation. Everybody, both white and colored, are invited to be present on thiB oc casion and become more familiar with the efTort to get justice for the cotton farmer. Youngest Louisburger Longest Over seas Man From Town. Lawrence Egerton enjoys the dis tinction of having been in service lon ger than any other man from this place. He is also probanly the youn gest Louisburg man overseas. He en listed in the Marine Corps in Phila aeipnia in April, 1917. Having had some previous military training at the State College be was made a member of the Fifth Regiment, composed of veteran troops. His regiment sailed from Philadelphia on the transport Henderson a few weeks later?|n June and was the first regiment of Ameri can troops landed in France. It was also one of the first thrown into ac tion. It will be remembered that the Marines rendered valiant service be fore other troops vi-ere available, nor were they spared afterward. He want through the conflict without receiving a wound, though his regiment suffered many casualties and encured great hardships, of one may believe the ac count given in the article entitled "The Last Fight." in a recent, number of the Saturday Evening Post. In a recent letter he tells of a dream he had while waiting for the hour to arrive at which they were to begin that "last fight." It is interesting on ly because of the conditions under which a soldier may fall asleep. "I was lying in a shell nole," he says, "waiting for 6 o'clock, at which time we were to go over the top on that me morable November, morning. I was and could not te^\when a Gerninn shell ex ! ploded five feet away. Amid all this 11 fell asleep and dreamed I went home, |and to the old swimming hole up the i liver. I found the old spring board and dived from it. but it wasn't the fun that I had anticipated for the wa ering. When I spoke of my dream my friends attributed my shivering to cau j The young soldier is now with' the j army of occupation- beyond the Rhine, i having marched from France through ?niu'nn ?iml LiuAuubuiE, ims Qm-nmnj-1 jm>u tsonns to soldJers. I The following circular has been re ceived from the Financc Dept., Wash ington. D. C. ; "Section 1406 of the Revenue Act ap mi'imw1 Pijiii'wiu' jj. lain11 iiuuiuim " officers. Soldiers, field clerks anil nurses of the Army upon honorable separation from active service by dis charge, resignation or otherwise. This i bonue is not payable to the heirs or representatives of and ce<>eased sol dier. Those who are discharged hereafter will receive this bonus on the same roll or voucher upon which they are paid their final pay. Those who have been discharged and have received their final pay with i out the $60.00 bonus, should write a letter to the Zone Finance Officer, Lemon Building, Washington, D. C., I stating thoir service since April 6, 'their present address to wnlch they de sire their bopius checks to be sent and enclosing with this letter their dis charge certificate or Military order for discharge and both, if both were issued. Upon receipt by the Zone Finance Officer, Washington. D. C.. of this information and the soldier's discharge certificate, this officer* will cause checks to he drawn and mailed to the claimants ii> the order in which their claims were received by him. Tko discharge certificates will be returned to the soldier with the check. It is estimated that at least one mil lion and a quarter persons have been discharged from the service who are i entitled to the benefits of this Act and while payments will be made as expe ditiously as practicable, it will mani festly take considerable time to write and mail this many checks." Four copies of this circular are be- j ing mailed to each Local Hoard. They I should bo posted in a conspicuous I i>i:u e in order that men already dis- | charged from the servicfe may get this (information. All Selective Service of ficials arc called upon to render assis 'tance to persons entitled to this pay. I The direction? in paragraph one must [ be strictly followed in mak!ng appli cations. By direction of the Adjutant Gener al: THOS. R McCARGO, JR., Capt., Inf., U. S. A. Mr. H. L. Candler left Monday fori New York to purchase his Spring! stock. 9 GRANTS GOOD ROADS ELECTIONS FOB HARRIS. SANDY CREEK AND GOLD MINE TOWNSHIPS. To Investigate the Sale of Part Coun ty Home Land to R. N. Edwards Finance Committee and County At torney Instructed to Meet Mr. In gold and Check ex-Treasurer and AjnUt His Books. The Board of County Commissioners met In regular session on Monday with all members present. After read ing and approving the mvnuies of the previous meethig the Board disposed of business as follows: Report of Miss Pauline Smith, Home Demonstration Agent, -kas received, and filed. B. F. Pearce was relieved of tax, I amount $35.60, error in computing. | R. N. Edwards appeared before the Board in regard to buyin-g certain of the County Home land. Commission ers Timberlake, Alston and Puller, were appointed a committee to Inves tigate. J. R. Parrlsh appeared before the Board and took the oath or office as Constable of Sandy Creek township. The bond of E. H. Moore, as Con stable of Cypress Creek township, was received .".ltd he was given the oath of office. M. L. Davis was relieved of poll tax?he living In Nash county. . Mrs. A. M. Davis was relieved of 'Special School tax?not beinor In dis trict . | It was ordered thai a soldiers his torical record book De purcha ed. J. P. Timberlake and C. C. Win ston were appointed a committee to investigate complaint of E. T. Alford ot Youngsville. that his land was as | sessed too high. I Report of J. J. Holdgn. rtuperiirten jdent of County Home, was received and filed. He reports 11 white and 8 colored inmates. Report of Dr^ J. E. Malone, County Health officer, Vas received and filed. Report of Dr. J. E. Malone, Quarin tine officer, was received and filed. Upon petitions properly signed by the require# number of voters, spec ial good roads elect)Ops were h rented Upon motion the salary of Dr. J. E. Malone. County Health officer, was raised $100.00 per year. Tom Hai ris, of Fran-klinton town ship, was stricken from outsule pau .per list. | The allowance of Mittle Johnson, 'outside pauper, was raised to $2,00 j per month. j A committee consisting of the fi nance committee and the County \ttor I ney was appointed to meet Mr. Infold to check the account of the ex-Treas jv.rer and audit his books. | After allowing a number of accounts the Board adjourned to its next regu lar meeting. Information Concerning Tlic Health of the People of Frank lin Connty, Worth Your Atten. tlon. By I)R. J. E .MALONE, Health Officer. j Throughout the country this month j of March is looked up as clean up ? month. Now we want to beg the Liv erymen of our town to please try to get their horse stables cleaned out ; and the manure hauled out of Town or put in the ground. We all know that I In and about horse stables are the I great source In which flies deposit their eggs and in a few days thousands and millions of flies go forth on their dis ease carrying and death dealing work. Horse stable manure in the stalls and 'halls are not so prolific in the produc tion of flies as the stationary pile of manure, because that in halls and stalls are being continually moved by j the tramping of horses and attendants, Iso try and not leave the manure pile I stationary as in seven or eight days if I we do we will certainly have a large crop of flies. Let all of our citizens I in town and county sec \f> It. that no trash or filthy piles of refuse remain any length of time around their prem ises and horse and cow stables. We 1 have recently sent out to nil the prcft lic schools a large chart or pQRter, "Guide for Teachers" telling them all about contagious diseases among school children. The instructions and ? information contained on this chart will be of the greatest help In prevent ing disease. With these school teach ers working with us along health lines we outside of the schools must do our duty and we will have done much to ftj^vent Spring and Summer diseases. Mr. G. M. Ream, who has been ser ving in the Naval Reserves since last September, returned home Sunday, af ter having received fcls discharge. ? * * Messrs. J. W. Devenport, L. P. Johnson and ?. ?. Pearce, of Rocky Mount, passed through Louisburg Wed nesday en route to Raleigh to see the Automobile Show. -

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