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VOLUMN LV. LOUISBURG, N. C., FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1926 (12 Pages) NUMBER 3
REV. E. L. HILLMAN
Adopt Strong HesolnttoiiN Favorable
To Battery B; Wood Manic
Loulsburg Kiwanls Club was treat
ed to a most Interesting and Instruct
ive address from Rev. E. L. Hlllman,
of Red Springs, on last Friday night
at its usual weekly luncheon at Frank
lin Hotel. A splendid musical pro
gram added much to the evenings en
tertainment. The question of the
proper attitude of the people of Louls
burg towards Battery B, the local
military unit, was presented and re
ceived general discussion, all of which
was complimentary to the Battery, Its
officers and personnel, and resulted
in the following resolutions being car
Whereas Battery "B" 117 Field Ar
tillery, N. C. N. G., of 'Loulsburg, N. C.,
Is recognized by the citizenship of
Loulsburg and Franklin county, not
only as a unit, composed of choice
and select young manhood of said
county, disciplined and commanded by
eflfcient an upright officials, but as
a factor in molding character, obedi
ence, respect and well rounded man
hood; and whereas the Kiwanls Club
oil Loulsburg desires to voice its ap
preciation of said battery and pledge
its moral aid and support thereof:
Now therefore, be it resolved by the
Loulsburg Kiwanls Club, that Battery
"B" be endorsed for the splendid bear
ing, demeanor and conduct of its mem
bers and for "ood influences promp
ted and encouraged thereby; that this
L.ad club go on record endorsing said
bat.ery with the desire that it add
t-j .usefulness and welfare. Be it
resolved further that a committee of
three ce appointed by the president
of Baiu club to cooperate with the of
ficers of said battery and other com
mittees in obtaining such necessary
recognition and contributions from the
county and town officials as may be
necessary for the future development
and welfare of said battery; and be
it resolved further that it is the sin
cere desire of this club to aid and as
sist in stimulating more interest
among the young manhood of the coun
ty and encouraging the proper recog
nition for said battery in our midst.
ITEMS FROM BUN If
Tuesday evening the Louiaburg
Band gave a very fine program in .the
new iiigh school auditorium. The
young men tried their best , to over
run the building "with their horns and
drums, but we accommodated them ex
cept'cnally well. The spacious stage
received the volumnlous band music
and diffused it to all parts of the au
ditorium. The program was var ed
by the rra- !ng of Miss Wilcox, the
singing of A'iss Taylor, and a comic
duet by Messrs. Jennings and Brown.
After these special features which
everyone heartily enjoyed, the band
rendered qeveral selections which end
ed the concert.
The senior class of the Bunn High
School and the high school teachers
were given a theatre party last Mon
day evening by Miss Frye, member
oc the high school faculty. Twenty
of the twenty-four members who com
pose the class of '26 ai)d all of the
high school teachers were In the par
ty. The party left Bunn in four cars
at 8:30, just giving time to take in the
second show. After seeing the pic
ture which was enjoyed by everyone,
the party was taken to a drug store,
where all had another pleasant stop.
Today everyone Is reporting having
had a very enjoyable evening. The
hostess had everything well planned'
and seemed to enjoy the spirit of the
Party all through. The characteristic
galty and poise added much to the
merriment of the evening.
Everything is being put in readiness
for March 26th. Remember the date
and the events. Dedication exercises
at 11:00, all kinds of contents at one
and the faculty play, "The Prince of
Liars," at 8 o'clock.
The high school honor roll for Feb
ruary Is as follows:
Eighth grade, L. O. Mullen.
Ninth grade, Pauline Beddlngfield,
^ The honor roll for the elementary
grades tor February is as followa:
First grade. Everetfp Scott Wln
stead. Horace Jones, Clyde Hayes,
Laura Moody, Evelyn Jones and Mel
Second grade, Lucile Beddlngfield,
Louise Sykes, James Shearin, Horace
Pippin, Linwood McKlnney,.
Third grade, Horace Mullen.
Fourth grade, Burt Jones, Louise
Mullen, Lucille Shearon, N. W. Bed
dlngfield, Marguerite Harris, Ted
Cbeaves, Brooks Beddlngfield, Elisa
Fifth grade, Marguerite Mullen,
Jaunlta Perry, Othell Mullen, Louise
PurkerBon, Kathertne Weathers, Eae
Sixth grade, Crystal Underbill, Bur
ton White, Pauline Johnson, Edith
Dlckerson, Constance Cheaves.
Seventh grade, George Fuller, Heeln
Mullen, Sophia BtrloUand, Ruby Lee
Hayes, Irene Jeffreys.
The faculty of the Loulsburg Col
lege will be at home to their friends
Tuesday, March the sixteenth, from
four-thirty to six o'clock.
gubecntw ?r The Trent tin
FRANKLIN COUNTY BUILDING, LOUISBURG COLLEGE . ^
(Size, 148' 6" x 55'---four stories)
This building will contain ten large classrooms, a library with stack room and two reading rooms, and forty-four dormitory
. )oms, with capacity for eighty-eight boarding students.
Now the time to build the Franklin County Building. The building will be needed when school opens lor the fall term in Sep
tember. The local committee desires to complete the $60,000 fund on or before March 20th, at which time bids will be called for.
The College Executive Committee will meet on or before April lit to let the contract. The fallowing resolutions passed March 2nd
RESOLVED: That the Executive Committee of Loulsburg College meet at Loulsburg, N. C., on or before April 1st, 1926, to let the
contract for the erection of the Franklin County Building, provided all conditions are met.
Executive Committee:?Rev. M. T. Plyler, Chairman, F. B. McKinne, Secretary, D. W. Newsom, W. E. White, Rev. A. J. Parker.
If you have not already done so hand your subscr ption to one of the Trustees of the Franklin County Building Fund, at once.
M. S. Clifton, Farmers and Merchants Bank; Lpuisburj; p. j IV.is ley, First National Bank, Loulsburg; A. W. Mohn Loulsburg Col
A LARGE SUCCESS
Held In Franklin County Last
Fare Bred Seed Campaign Lalindied
This Week; Along With Campaign
Is Picture Show Demonstrating
A terracing school was held in this
county last week, Bame being promot
ed by the county agent. Mr. A. T.
Holman, Agricultural Engineer, State
Extension Service, Raleigh, conducted
the school and gratifying results were
obtained. Messrs. J. Y. Beasley, T. H.
Weldon, Wm. Eaton, W. A Mullen, J.
D. Newman, W. E. Mullen attended the
school and each Individual seemed' to
get the general ideas involved in the
terracing work. Mr. Holman stated
that with a little field work each of
the above named individuals could be
able to do efficient terracing. Farmers
in this county who are desirous of
having their farms terraced should
get in communication with one of
these men and secure their services on
laying off the terraces.
The pure bred seed campaign that
was launched In the county this week
will be continued on throughout next
week. At each meeting the farmers
will have the opportunity of placing
an order for enough pure bred cotton
seed and seed corn to plant one aere
each and more If desired.
A picture show featuring some agri
cultural subject will be presented at
each meeting. We solicit your co
operation in securing a large attend
The itenlrary la as follows:
Epsom, Monday night, March 15th.
Franklinton, Tuesday night, March
Cedar Rock, Wednesday night,
Gold Band. Thursday night, March
Wood, Friday night, March 19th.
Time: 7:30 p. m.; place: school
building; admission: free.
A most successful revival meeting
came to a close at the Methodist
church Tuesday night. The strong
and forceful sermons delivered by Rev.
E. L. Hlllman. were greatly enjoyed
l-y large numbers of Louleburg peo
ple and their Influence will, no doubt
be marked. The splendid music by
the two choirs added much to the suc
cess of the meeting.
AT ST. PAUL'S CHURCH
Services at St. Paul's Episcopal
church tor next Sunday, according to
announcement made by Rev. J. D.
Miller, rector, will be Sunday school
it 10 a. m, and morning prayer at 11
?. m., and evening prayer at 7 :!0 p.
in. There will be services on Mon
lay. Wednesday and Friday afternoons
Following at 0 p. m. All are Invited to
ittand any or all of these services.
Ths foregn titled gentlemen who
narry American heiresses seldom
lave anything but their castles.
To Be Held For Crippled and Deform
ed Children In Leulsburg On Thurs
day, March 18th
Judging from the many letters and |
inquiries from the adjoiningcouuties
received by Supt. E. C. Perry of the
Public Welfare Department of Frank
lin county, .there will be many who
v/111 take advantage of the free or
thopaedic clinic to be held in Louis
burg next Thursday. This clinic will
be held in the dental offices of Dr.
A..H. Fleming on Market street and
will be in charge of Dr. O. L. Miller,
an orthopaedic expert, of Gastoniu,
and a cofps of trained nurses. ' In
addition the local physicians will co
operate and render such assistance
as they can. Dr. Fleming in addition
to giving the free use of his offices
has generously placed his x-ray equip
ment at the services of the clinic and
the Masons hare offered the use of
their reception rooms.
During the past tew years wonder
ful cures have been made among
crippled and deformed children and
an opportunity is now being offered
the children in this section of the state
that may not be repeated in years.
Quite a big saving in expense can be
saved by attending this clinic as all
services will be free and the trip to
Loulsburg can be made in your own
Arrangements have been made to
take care of a large number of child
ren and it is hoped that every child
within one hundred miles of Loulsburg
suffering from cripple or deformity
may be brought in and get this serv
On Monday night March 1st. the
death angel visited the home of Mr.
|Qeo. May and took therefrom, his
beloved wife, Sarah. Her death was
quite a shock to her many loved ones
but we know all things are for the
beat for the Lord glveth and the Lord
Taketh away, Messed be the name
of the Lord, and we hope her going i
will add another angel to Heaven i
and so let us all strive to live up to t
our christian duties ever hoping and t
praying to meet our loved ones in the' c
bright beyond where there will be no'l
parting nor sorrow. She leaves be
hind to mourn her departure a hus
band and one daughter.
The pall bearers were as follows:
M. J. Wright, A. A. Mitchell, B. D.
Champion. I. J. Harris. Wyatt Harris
and Fred Holmes.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY TO C
The American Legion Auxiliary ,h
will meet with Mrs. A. W. Alston on n
Tuesday March 16th at 4 o'clock p. |
m. All members who possibly can ai
come are requested to attcfcd this M
meeting. Miss Lee, the State Pros!-IN
dent, will be here on the 22nd of O
March and some plans mast be made
for her entertainment.
MRS. H. W. PERRY, BeCy.'
to The rrsDklt* Times
RAISING H'M?S FOR V. X. C. A.
Dr. H. H. Johnson, chairman of a
c- mmittec (o make collections (or the
Y. M. C. A. fund with which to inau
gurate the work (or the boys of Lou
ibburg mad* a canvass of Louisburg
on Wednesday and reports a very fa
vorable attitude and encouraging re
sults. This is the work that will be
put on in cooperation with Hender
soi), Oxford and possibly Warrenton
and Fmnkllnton and will require an
outlay for the year of $500. Up to Wed
nesday evening the following dona
tions had been made:
Dr. D T. Smithwick. $25.00
A. W. Person, $10.00.
Rev. O. W Dowd. $10.00.
A. W. Mohn, $10.00.
W. R. Mills, $10.00.
- H. H. Johnson, $10.00.
F. J. Beasley, $10.00.
George Cobb, $10.00.
A. F. Johnson. $10.00.
H. G. Perry, $10.00.
S. P. Boddle, $10.00.
B. T. Hn'den. $10.00.
L. Kline and Co., $10.00.
Jake Friedlander, $5.00.
David Harris, $5.00.
O. C. Hill, $5.00.
"X,. L. Newell, $5.00
A. onkel, $10.00.
E. H. Malone, 10.00.
L. E. Scoggin, $10.00.
W. H. Yarborough, $10.00.
L. L. Joyner, $10.00.
F. H. Allen. $25.00.
E. L. Best, $10.00.
Dr. A. H Fleming, $10.00.
MRS. HAL KEARNEY DEAD
Mrs. Hal Kearney, formerly Miss
Mary Sherrod, died at Mary Elisabeth
Hospital, Raleigh, about 9 o'clock
Monday night after an operation. She
was 27 years old and was a most es
timable young woman, loved and ad
mired by her many friends for her
generous and pleasing personality.
She was a consistent member of Per
ry's Chapel Baptist Church and took
much Interest in advancing the work
The funeral was held at the First
Baptist -Church at Raleigh on Tues
iay and was conducted by Rev's. M.
Stamps and 8. I> Blanton and her re
mains were taken to Ashevllle where
hey were entered on Wednesday by
he side of her husband who proceed
ed her in 1M4, being a patient at Oteen
-iospltal. The remains were accom
>anyed from Raleigh to Ashe
'llle by her father, Mr. A. 8..Sherrod
ind borther-ln-law. Dr. M. Baynes.
The decased leaves besides her par
nts two sisters, Mrs. Dr. M". Baynes
>f Raleigh, and Miss Edith Sherrod
I this county and a large number of
elatives and friends. The pall bear
rs were T. K. Allen, C. J. Oakly, Dr.
!. H. Banks, F. O Banks, F W Justice
nd Cory Co*.
The bereaved parents and relatives
ave the sympathy of the entire com
Among those from FYanklln county
(tending the funeral In Rmlelgh were
Irs. J. P. Tlmberlake. C. N. Sherrod,
Ir. and "Mr*. Phi TomJInson, C. K
ooke, Mrs. Emma Mitchlner, Mr. A.
itchlner. Mr. and Mrs. p. O. Banks,
IP. R. O. Wilder, Mrs. W. O. Wilder,
r. C. H. Banks, Mr. C. 3. Oakley,
herlff F. W. Justice, Messrs T. K.
Hen. P. 0. Banks and Coy' Oox.
QUARTERLY CONFERENCE AT
The second quarterly meeting of |
? he Louisburg Circuit will be held at1
1 Bunn Methodist Church Sunday.'
March J ?th, 11 a. m. All ctewardj and
church officials trom the different
'churches on the circuit are urged to
' be present aa some important mat
ters are to be discussed.
Dr. M. Plyler, presiding elder of i
this district will preach at 11 o'clock
'and hold the quarterly meeting im
' mediately afterwards. I
Mrs. J. H. Uzzell visited relatives
in Spring Hope this week end.
Mr. Walter Strange is spending a,
lew days with his brother, Koyal, in j
Mapleville school gave a play March
4th for the benefit of the school. |
Miss Zenobia Baker entertained the
Y. W. A. meeting Friday night.
Miss Bessie Strange attended the |
Womans State Convention in Raleigh
last week. |
Mr. D. T. Reavls had the misfortune
to have a tree fall on him one day'
last week. He had no bones broken
but he was bruised up very much. '
Mrs. Lassiter and Miss Boone, of
Raleigh, visited Mrs. John Strange
We are sorry to know Mrs. H. M.,
Sledge is on tke sick list.
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Strickland, of
Raleigh, visited his mother Sunday.
Mrs. Wesley Strange went to Rocky
Mount hospital last week tor treat
ment. We hope she Is much Improved.'
Mr. Blanton preached a fine sermon 1
Sunday afternoon. Wish more of his
members could have been there.
The following is an honor roll for
grammar grades of Cedar Rock for
the month of February:
Flrot grade: Gilliam Gordon, Wal
ter Bennett Jenkins. F. W. Pinnell, 1
Milton May. Agnes Leonard, ' Helen I
Wester and Grace Mills.
Second grade: Glenwood Burnette, '
Robert Williams: Mitchell Simmons.
Louise Boone and Catherine Dean. i<
Third grade: Worder Collins, Elmo I
Fisher. Annie Lois Johnson. Durward <
Mailings, Rhyland Wheeler and Rae-,<
Fourth grade: Clinton Daniel, James 1
Glasgow. Margaret Ivey. Graham Jen- 1
kins. Patsy Mills. Llnwood Shearin., ?
Thomas Shearin, Maud- Swanson and I
Willie Williams. 1
Fifth grade: Eula Mae Boone, Elolst
Jennings, Mary Johnson, Lulls Pin
nell. Ophelia Pea res. Ada Lou Sledge
r.nd Nell 8tallings.
Sixth grade: Louise Collins. Bob I
May, Ruby May, Rossie B. Gordon *
Dthelie Glasgow. Estetle Saunders ?
tnd Mildred Sledge.
Seventh grade: Vara Boone. Edith ?
lardner Ashley Jenkins and Marga-'h
We could use the extra day next
'ear wondering why women are so
oollsh and men are so clever. L,
"Horn-rimmed spectaclee" bandit la,a
eporied. He te horning in when he a
oesn't belong. >11
AMONG THE VISITORS
souk you know and soke tod
DO NOT KNOW.
Personal Item* A hoot Folk*
Their Friends Who Travel
Mr. S. S. Meadows visited Raleigh
Mr. R. R. Kissell went to Goldsboro
Mr. D. G. Pearce went to Rocky
Mr. G. T. Meade left Friday for a
visit to Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. G. H. Malone went to Raleigh
on business Monday.
Mr. W. E Strange returned Tuesday
from a visit to Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. J. A. Bledsoe visited Southern
Pines Monday on business.
Mr. J. R. Collie, of Raleigh, was a
visitor to Louisburg Tuesday.
Rev. E. C. Crawford returned Sat
urday from a trip to Durham.
Mr. John C. Matthews, of Spring
Hope, was in Louisburg Tuesday.
Mr. R. W. Hutcherson, of Reldsville,
was a visitor to Louisburg Tuesday.
Mr. Thomas W. Ruffin, of Raleigh,
was a visitor to Louisburg Monday.
Mrs. M. V. Cox, of Jonesboro, is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. O. C. HilL
Dr. A. H. Fleming and Dr. D. T.
Smithwick went to Kittrell Wednes
Mrs. Herbert Dail, of Cambridge.
Md., is visiting her people in Louis
Mr| and Mrs. F. R. Pleasants re
turned the past week from a trip to
His many friends were glad to see
Cole Savage, of Lillington, in town tor
the week end.
Mr. P. S. Allen returned Saturday
from Richmond where he has been
Mr. M. A. Rusbton. of Marmon Mo
tors, Inc., of Raleigh, was a visitor
tc Louisburg Friday.
Gen. P. G. Alston, who has been
receiving treatment at a hospital in
Norfolk, returned home the past week.
His many friends will be glad to know
that he is convalescing.
Mr. W. B. Barrow went to Rocky
Mount Wednesday to see his wife who
was taken to a hospital there for
treatment. Their many. friends will
be glad to know that Mrs. Barrow haa
taken a change for the better.
D. Vi. GRIFFITH'S "THAT
BOYLE GIRL" DCE HOSOAY
A new production by D. W. Griffith
Ij always one o( the big film treats
of the year. Consequently, local
moviegoers will find cause for general
rejoicing in the anouncement that for
two days beinning next Monday the
Winner Theatre will show his latest
cinemasterplece, "That Royle Girl," a
melodramatic picturlzation of Edwin
Balmer's heart-throbbing Cosmopoli
tan Magazine serial. Thehand-plcked
cast is headed by such notable favor
ites as Carol Dempster, W. C. Fields.
James Kirkwood and Harrison Ford
In this, his Initial picture under the
Paramount banner, the old master
turns the lens-light of his magical art
on a vivid and thrilling story of mod
ern life? a story, laid against the
glittering and sinister background of
Chicago's roaring night life and un
derworld, in which tragedy, intrigue
and madcap pursuit of excitement are.
some of the startling, dramatic ele
The action of the plot centers around
Joan Daisy Royle. a jazzy, pretty,
worldly-wise modiste's manequin.
whose infatuation for Fred Ketlar.
famous jazz band leader, involves (her
:n a sensational murdeq-mystery trial,
"alvin Clarke, the austere, puritanical
ilstrlct attorney, is the third angle in
:hls complex love-triangle. The amaz
ng chain of extraordinary events la
Inally capped by a crashing cyclone,
vhlch eventually spells love and hap
piness for "that Rioyle girl." At the
Sen. W. M. Person and his associates
Lave secured a temporary injunction
gainst the Tobacco Cooperative Aa
oclation before Judge I. M. Meekins
n Federal Court. The hearing haa
?en set for March Mnd and to bo
eld in Payettevllle. >
The Bpworth League will meet
unday evening March 14U> at 7:4* in
IS Sunday school auditorium.
We eepecially Invite yon to attend,
nd urge that those from M year* at
ge to M to come gad tak4 part fe
lls great work,