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A. T. JOHNSON, Editor and Manager
THE COUNTY, THE STATE, THE UNION
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LOUISBURG, N. C., FRIDAY, JULY 2ND, 1926
Wednesday, July 28th, 1926
At Farmer* Convention To Be Held
At State College In Julyj Franklin
County Folks Must Go In Big Km
berg and Get Loving Cup
Representatives of different com
munities in the county met In Louis
burg Saturday to make arrangements
for the celebration of Franklin County
Day at the farmers convention at
Raleigh on July 28th. The state con
vention brings together for three days
thousands of farmers and farm women
from all parts of the state. A place
has been secured on the program on
the 28th for a Frankln county speech.
The committee urges everybody in
Franklin county to be there on that
day and let the whole state know that
Franklin county Is on the map. We
have the best county in the state, why
not let everybody know it.
The convention offers a silver lov
ing cup for the county having the
largest attendance. The attendance
being counted as the number of peo
ple from the county who attend mul
tiplied by the number of miles from
t'\e county seat to Ralegh. Forsythe
? ' iity won the cup last year. Frank
- 1;> mat bring it home this time.
!u i, E. L. Best was present at the
mec.z~ and stated that the school
truck* c old be used to carry people
to the convention that day. Franklin
county could easily have a thousand
representatives to register that day.
Lets do It.
Men. women and children will en
joy the convention program. There is
plenty of room on the campus tor
parking cars and eating dinner. You
can bring your dinner with you or you
can eat in the college dining room
where an excellent meal can be secur.
ed for 2E cents
KIWANIANS OFF OK SPELLING
Possibly the most interesting por
tion cl the Klwanls program Friday
night was the spelling bee pulled oft
by Darld Harris chairman of the pro,
gram for the evening. Two sides
were chosen by Malcolm McKlnne and
Maurice Clifton and Edwin Malone
called out the words. Just where
Dave found the blue back speller no
one kaows and most all agreed It
was not like the ones their grand
fathers studied as they knew the old
ones never contained the words Ed
win Malone found. It Is still undecid
ed who was winner.
The question of the return of the
Chautauqua'w?s discussed but no ac
tion waa taken.
Fred Hicks, chairmen of the pub
licity committee Introduced a reso
lution expressing the dissatisfaction
of the club in the action of the News
and Observer hot publishing articles
from Loulsburg. It was In a fair way
ef passing until an amendment was
offered that the secretary take the
matter up with Hep. Joeephus Dan
iels, editor, first. The amendment
Malcolm McKlnne, chairman of the
finance committee made a report re
lative to entertaining the Kpwortb
League. A motion prevailed that the
entertainment be made.
' Frank.Roth conveyed an invitation
from the Klwaaiane of Enfield to the
Loulsbnrg Club, which waa aocept
Arthur Mohn, presided and while
the time *aS taken up with business
matters a moat Interesting and en
joyable meeting was had.
BANKS TO CLOAK
The banks In LoulsbuT* wfll close
on next Monday in obeervaaoe of the
Krnrt of JUT. All perms havtng
business with these Institutions will
this la adnd. . J > * I
Mrs. F. H. Allan waa
trrirlge party tad 1
at at hat
FARMERS TOUR ASSURED
Thirty-Seven Paid In and Hear lag To
Got Time Extended To July 6th;
Will Leave Early Monday Morning
Jaly 12th 1
We are advised by Farm Agent Har
ris that up to Wednesday night thirty
seven farmers had enrolled and paid
for their reservation on the bus that
will carry the' farmers on a tour from
Franklin county to Washington, D. C.,
July 12th. Several farmers who ex
pressed their intention of taking this
tour shortly after it was organized
, have not been solicited for their de
| posit which was due to have been
made on or before July 1st, and due
'to the short time left to visit these
farmers, it has been decided to re
ceive deposits up until July 6th, after
which date no one will have the op
portunity of joining the tour.
The following farmers have paid
for their reservation on the bus: J.
E. Nelms, Joe Inscoe, Blount Egerton,
3. H. Joyner, J. H. Wood, J. D. Alston,
J. L. Dorsey, Willie Dean, H. J. House,
T. H. Dickens, W. A. Dickens, Claud
Moore, J. H. Medlln, J. L. Bowden,
Jr., Robt. Jones, J. H. Qoodson, C.
T Hudson, S. C. Foster, Ernest Roe,
Nick Perry, W. D. Bowden, H. H.
Hobgood, Marvin Smith, J. H. New
man, Johnnie Wilson, Henry Mitchell,
W. H. Tharrington, A. H. Harris, C.
R. Bohanon, W. T. J. Eaton, Sam Nash,
C. C. Murphy, A. H. Fleming, J. O.
Purnell, A. F. Johnson, R. D, Collins,
A. H. Harris.
The party will leave early on the
morning of Monday July 2th and- re
turn on Saturday afternoon.
QUEER STYLES OF
1870 IN MOVIES
Marten Dories In Clothes of Otk?t
Days fat "Lights of Old Broadway'
The American woman of today will
And much to interest her in Marlon
Dories' "Lights of Old Broadway,'
a Cosmopolitan production for Metro
Gold wyn-Mayer, directed by Monts
Bell at the Winner Theatre Tuesday
In the early seventies, the period
In which this stirring drama is laid,
women's styles meant as much tc
that generation as our present day
'styles mean to us.
| The fashionable shawl of that day
was the paisley?because they had
' never heard of the Spanish shawl
now in vogue.
In this day of trying to hide out
hips we look askance at the efforts
of the girl of 1171 who wasn't la
style if she didn't wear bustles.
Then there was the old fashioned
chlorine who. hesitates at showing
permitted a peep?Just a slight peei
?at a trim ankle. Today its a prudish
chorine who hesitates at showffig
a bare knee.
The picture divulged that grand
mother was a flapper of her time
no matter what her attitude towards
the immodest maiden of today. Grand
ma dapped in a. different style but
she mads Just as many-male hearts
do flip flops as the preeent genera,
tlon does and she took the same fe
minine delight In exercising her wiles
with mqre males.
Marion Davlee, who plays the dual
?tarring roles of Anne and rely, Is si
her best and In none of her forme!
productions has she approached th<
artistry of her wort in "Lights eg Old
She has an excellent cast playing
, In support of her. Thorn am Conrad
, Nagol, Charles McHugh, Eleanei
Lawsou, Flank Currier, Julia Swayns
Gordon, Mathew Beta, Wilbur High}
and Ooorgo K. Arthur.
"Lights ct Old Broadway" is I
rston by Carey WUsoa ol
ry Wires of
On last Saturday evening, Jane
26th, nt ? o'clock, the Flrat Baptist
Church of Loulaburg, waa the scene
of one of the moat beautiful and In
teresting weddings evef solemnised
in this city, when Miss Elisabeth
Morton became the bride of Mr, Jamas
Marion Orainger, of Klnston.
The church had never been more
beautiful, with its soft glow of my
riads of Cathedral candles, green of
' palms and ferns intermingled with
large clusters of Queen Anne's Lace.
Preceding the ceremony a musical
program was given with Mrs. A. H.
Fleming at the organ, Miss Maude
Ashley, soloist, Mr. Bruce Berkeley,
violinist, and a chorus composed of
Mesdames W. E. White, W. E. Ussell,
' 8. Bruce Berkeley, Luther Whitaker,
and Messrs. T. W. Watson, Maloolm
McKinne, Blair Tucker and Dr. H. H.
After a beautiful rendition of Schu
bert's Serenade by Mrs. Fleming, Miss
Ashley sweetly sang "The Sweetest
Story Ever Told," and Mr. Berkeley
gave "To a Wild Rose," as a violin
solo. The chorus brilliantly render
ed "Rose Maiden," and at its con
clusion the organ softened into a few
soft sweet notes, then n&gjed forth
Joyously into Lohengrin's Bridal
Chorus as the bridal party entered.
Just preceding the bridal party, a
group of the bride's grll friends,
Misses Eleanor Yarborough, Louise
I Allen, Frances Barrow, Dorcas Mo
iKinne, Babbie Turner, and Kathertae
' feasants, wearing rainbow colored
dresses entered and were given a
neat honor st the front of the Ml.
The first to enter were the ushats.
They came down opposite aisles,
croesed in front of the altar and took
their places within the chancel. They
were, Messrs. Gerald Allen, of War
r en ton, Marion Oettlnger, of Kinaton,
George Ford, of Loutsburg and Grains
ger Pearce, of Weldon. These were
followed by Misses Jocelyn Sykes, of
Monroe, and Margaret Pearce, of WelJ
don, wearing bouffant dresses ql rose
i taffeta and mallne, carrying arm bou
1 quets of blue delphiniums. They, al
1 so, crossed in front of the altar and
>' stood -within - the chancel.
> l Then came Messrs. Wilson B. Mor
' ton, brother of the bride, and Ehnmett
| Rasberry, of Kiss ton. They stood
' just outside the chancel and were fol
! lowed by Misses Annie Harris, of
Louisbhrg, and Sarah McLoan, of
Wilson, also wearing bouffant dresses
of bine taffeta and maline, with large
bouquets of pink roses. Following
i J them came Messrh John Wood, of
| Klnston, and John Bonner, of Ral
:| Then acme Miss Fannie Neal, maid
of honor, charming in a hand-paint
| ed gown of flesh colored chiffon, em
' broidered in lrrldescent beads, carry
ing a shower bouquet of sweetheart
The bride entered with her uncle,
Mr. J. L. Palmer, who gave her in
marriage. She wad entrancingly love
ly In a gown of white French taffeta,
with real lace and pearls She wore
white satin slippers with buckles of
? I lace and orange blossoms. Her bou
' quet was of brides roses and orchids,
with shower of orchids and Taller
Itnies, Her mallne Tail fell grace
fully from a coronet of orange blos
11 soma and was embroidered in clusters
'of orange bloesoms end pearls.
'I She we# met at the altar by th^
groom aad hie bast mam. Mr. Emmett
I, Weotsn, of Klnston. Using the beeutl.
1 ful ring ceremony they were united
In the holy bonds of matrimony by the.
Rsr. John Archie Mclrsr, pastor of
the bride. Amid the glad strains of
Msadelsshon's wedding march the
happy couple left the church. They,
with the bridal party aad a host of
friends were tendered a reception ad
the'home of the bride's aunt. Mrs.
J. b. Palmer, at her loroly boms on
Punch was served on the porch by
r. end Mrs. W. ? White, Jr., Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Rosa, Mr. aad Mra*
W. D. Egerton, Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Jr. The guests were met at
the dcor by Mr. and Mrs. B. U Best]
the receiving line
Py Mrs. i. M. AIM*. IBs reoeiv
Splendid Game of Ball Friday
l*<Ul?^?rg Loses Flitst Game of Sea
soil Hendtnoi Has Spleadld Team;
Williamson Hm Spectuoalar Ex
Although Louisburg lost the first
game of the season to Henderson on
last Friday afternoon when the two
clubs played a fast and most interest
ing game of ball at the fair grounds,
tliey put on a stubborn and determ
ined fight, making the winners work
for the lead they got.
The visitors brought a splendid
team, well drilled and played a clean
and pretty game. Each player show
ed evidence of being expert in his po
The Louisburg team was made up
entirely of home . boys, who had not
taken part in playing in so long they
had to readjust themselves. But the
readjustment was swift as they put
up a game and stubborn fight. It was
only by accident that the visitors were
allowed to score, ^len pitched a nice
game until he was relieved by Hayes
In the eighth. Hayes pitched good
ball but did not have time enough to
get warmed up. Whitaker caught a
nice game. Williamson made a spec
tacular play when he put out a whole
side by catching three flies in center
field in succession. The other play
ers all did well and with a little more
practice will develop a team work
that will be hard to get a ball through.
The lice up was as follows:
Hendeson?Riggan s; Winston, 2b;
Powell 3b; Langley rf; Roberson lb;
I May field, J c ;Brlnkley cf; May field
j L If, Alston p. Alston was relieved
j in the eighth by Finch.
| Louisburg?Ford s; Allen, W. lb;
I Williamson cf; Whitaker c; Burgess
frf; Allen, J. p; Hale 2b, Lynch 3b;
Hayes If; Allen, J., was relieved in
the eighth by Hayes whose left field
position was filled by Murphy.
The score by innings was as fol
Henderson - 100 020 202?7
Louisburg 1 000 000 200?2
The batteries were Henderson: Al
ston, Finch and Mayfleld. Louisburg:
Allen, Hayes and Whitaker. Umpires:
Malone and McKlnne.
Quite a good crowd was present,
bat not as many as should have been
to give the boys the proper encourage
NO OASES TRIED MONDAY
la Freaklla's Itewim Court; Two
Grass Ifaurf Jury and Two Others
Monday's session of Franklin's Re
corders court was a abort one. There
wore only four cases on the docket,
each of which was continued tor two
week by Judge Beam.
The cases of postltutioa and tree
against Coy Thomas wore con
tinued on demand for a jury trial, for
Likewise Judge Beam continued the
of distilling against Tom young
?Bd Chas. Medlln for two weeks.
The continuances in those cases
made tor two weeks on account
next Men day being a holiday?fol
hreing the fourth of July coming on
unucM Biro to rui at
J, A. Wheless of the Lou
irg Concert Band announced this
_ that his band had bdha engaged
to play on the occasion of the fourth
of July at Lakerlow. N. a This in
Vuite a oompUmont to the boys and
we are rare they will fully measure
np to the "renalrements.
OTUf AH &IBT1CI8 JUL! 4TH
Rer. O. W. Dowd, pastor of the Un
church Announces the drat
of Us union open air serrioos for
the summer will be held on the Lon
isbnrg College campus next Sunday
July 4, at t p. m.
t>r. K. T. Wyler, of Raleigh. wOl
the sermon. Wo want to make
great natriotio oerriee. We ex
tj /talere the sorrier wHh spe
tal o by oar W? choir m
orchestra We rapset a-1
AMONG THE VISITORS
(SOME YOU KNOW AND SOKE 101
DO NOT KNOW.
Personal Items A boat Folks An*
Their Friends Who Travel 11.r.
Mr. F. J, Beasley visited Raleigh
Mr. W. E. Beasley and family visit,
ed Oxford Tuesday.
Clerk of the Court J. J. Young spent
Tuesday In Raleigh.
Mr. R. W, Smithwick and family
visited Raleigh Monday.
Miss Fannie Neal spent several
days in Oxford this week.
Mr. Bill Bulluck, of Rocky Mount,
is visiting M. S. Clifton, Jr.
Messrs. F. W. Wheless and J. H.
Boone vlsted Raleigh Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Scoggln and Mr.
R. H. Davis visited Raleigh recently.
Mrs. J. 'N. Highsmith, of Durham,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. G. C. Har
Miss Elizabeth Clifton is visiting
Miss Mary Howell Jacocks in Tar
Mrs. C. G. Bedford, of High Point,
is the gnest of Mrs. E. F. Thomas this
Mrs. M. L. Bradley, of Lakeland.
Fla., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Smith, of Dur
I ham, rlsited Mr. and Mrs. J H Boone
Mr. E. H. Malone and mother, Mrs.
J. E. Malone visited Rocky Mount
Mrs. S. P. Boddle and daughter, Miss
Kittle, are leaving tonight for Lake
| Miss Maude Elizabeth Holmes is
spending the week end in Durham
with her aunt.
Miss Mattie King Hancock, of Beau
fort, spent the week end with Mrs.
Mrs. R. H. Davis, who has been vis
iting her sister at Wilmington, has
Mr. C. C. Hudson and family visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor of Nash
County Sunday. <
Mesdames George and Tom Cooper,
of Rocky Mount, were visitors in Lou
Misses Bessie and Beulah Lancas
ter and Margaret Inscoe visited More
head City last week.
Mr. C. G. Bedford, of High Point,
spent the past week-end at the home
of Mr. E. P. Thomas.
Miss Edna Bryant whe has been
visiting Mrs P. J. Beasisy. has re.
turned to her home in Oxford.
Miss Doris Strange left Sunday for
Missouri where she will spend the
santmer with her grandmother.
Mr. A.U. Ashley went to Rooky
Mount Tuesday to he at the bed side
of his sister who was quite sick,
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Lee. ef Lum
, berton spent the last week end with
her parents Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bob
Mr. and Mrs. R- O. Bailey arrived
in Loulsbnrg on Thursday tram their
bridal tour in Western North Care
P. W. Whelesa, T. W.
sou and A. W. Mohn returned the
past week from a trip to
Misses Margaret 1
Prloe, of Areola, are
Bpworth League OOdfUrenoS at;
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r**u* rrtiw' - .
Beinir Held At Leakbarg College;
Manj Dd?fat?s nod V Nit or* Pre
Quite a large number ot dele
(rom all over the State are
ing the Epworth League Conference
now in session at Louisburg College.
Sessions are held dally and many
Interesting lectures have been enjoy
ed by the delegates and visitors. Serv
ices have been held at the Methodist
| church, and all has combined to ful
fill a well arranged program of work
that has been inspiring and helpful
to this band of faithful workers.
Yesterday afterjioon the business
session was held at which time the
election of officers for the coming year
Louisburg College Is accommodat
ing the delegates and visitors In a
royal manner and all are having a
Louisburg has extended a most hear
ty welcome to the delegates and vis
itors and is more than glad to have
them as its guests.
TO VISIT LOUISBTBfi
I Last minute arranements eversed
the order of Kiwanian activities be
tween the Louisburg and W&rrenton
Clubs from earlier in the week. The
| Warrenton Club will visit Louisburg
today and the two clubs will play
baseball at the fair grounds.
This gives promise of being a most
interesting game as both clubs have
won all the games they have played
' t.iis year.
| After the game the visitors will ba
j entertained by the local club at the
BRIGHT JEWELS HAVE PICHIC
The Blight Jewels ot the Louisburg
Methodist church had their mite box
opening and a picnic at Mr. Simon
Williams' pond near FranJtllnton on
Thursday evening. Swimming and
boat riding was participated in. alter
which a delightful supper, consisting
Of "chicken, sandwiches, pickle,
cake and Iced tea was served.
X1SS >EAL ESTEBTAI5S
Miss Fannie Neal very charming
ly entertained the Grainger.Morton
bridal party Immediately after the re
hearsal on Friday evening at her love
ly home on Main street. The house
was beautifully decorated with
sweet peas, and larkspur in
shades. After dancing for ? while,
the guests were Invited to the dining
room where a delicious ice course
and mints were served by Misses An
nie Perry Neal and Lucy Burt.
Mr. Malcolm McKinne and
ter. Miss Oil via, and little son, Collin,
are on a vacation trip to Btorehsmt
City this week.
Misses Thelma Mayo and Thelma
Waters, of Washington, have return
ed to their home after having spent
the past week with Mrs. J. B. Me
Misses Frances Con. of Raleigh.
Mildred Winston and Frances Be
gan of YouagsviUe who have been
visiting Miss Margaret Holdea, have
Neal, son. Mr. W. W.
time at AshevtUe and
Western North Carotins returned heese
the pest week.
Mm W. T.
Or. end Mre. IX T.
returned to thetr