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Cotton and Tobacco
A. F. JOHNSON, Editor and Manager THE COUNTY, THE STATE, THE UNION SUBSCRIPTION $L50 Per Year
VOLUMN LV. LOUISBURO, N. C., I'RIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1926 (10 Pages) NUMBER 36
PRICES ADVANCING I
Loulsburg llarket Making Record At.|
rrages Oa Splendid Breaks"'of the
Golden Weed '
With whole breaks averaging around
36 cents a pound Loulsburg tobacco
market is making a new high record
that Is bringing the greatest sattsfac.
.tion to the growers who sell herd
It also Indicates a sMadily advance
on all grades of tobacco, especially
thebetter grades. During the past
week a marked advance has been evl-1
denced on the Loulsburg market, and
the demand seems to strengthen.
Farmers from quite a distance are
to take advantage of the high prices
that are being paid for the golden
The tobacco men are advising the
stripping and offering of this years j
crop steadily. Get a load ready and
bring it on to Loulsburg and become'
one of the many who are enjoying the'
advantage Loulsburg Is offering.
A strong spirit of cooperation pene-'
trates the whole atmosphere around
the Loulsburg tobacco and cotton'
markets. Sell In Loulsburg where
prices are highest and buy In Louis- 1
burg where prices are lowest. A
warm welcome awaits you.
CURRENT LITERATURE CLUB
On Tuesday, October 26th,Mrs. S.
P. Eiirt was hostess to tho Current
Literature Club at her spacious home
? <t Churcn street. The meet.ug was
<-r> red by the president, Mrs. James
K:r.s end after the topic for the day
"Cfcro, icle plays of Shakespeare" wae
read. l"rs. Stuart Davis read a very
interesting paper on the topic.. Fol
lowing this number Mrs. Malcolm Mc
Ktnne read the story of the Reign of
Richard the third. Miss Roseland in
her pleasing manner rendered on the
piano Leschetlzky's "Andante Finale"
and Miss Tula Williamson delighted
her hearers by reading Edgar A.
Guests's "Home." Mrs. James King
gave a dramatic reading from Richard
III, followed by a discussion led b)
Miss Lula Jarman.
After the programme the hostess
served a most tempting ice course.
AT GOLD SAND
We are requested to state that there
will be a night of fun and frolic among
the spooks and witches at Gold Sand
High School on Monday night, No
vember 1st at 7 o'clock. This Is the
first entertainment we have had In
our new building and we Invite you
to come and help us make it a suc
PLAT AT HICKORY ROCK
The Hickory Rock Girls Club will
present two short plays, "A Mere
Man," and 'Aunt Susan Jones" at Hick
ory Rock school building Thursday
night. November 4. Come and bring
someone with you. The proceeds will
be used for the school. Admission 15
and 26 cents.
WINS HIGH HONORS
Captain N. J. McMahon, of the II.
S. Army, son of William J. McMahon,
40 Pine Street, was the reclpent of
high honors In horsemanship at the
New York State Fair In Syracuse
Tuesday, where he rode what 4s known
as a Buckaroo, to help his team carry
off large prises.
The events consisted of special
races over a course that included dif
ficult Jumps to be made by two horses
under one ownership.
Captain McMahon, who was a mem
ber of the National Guard to this city
before ehterlng the regular army, is
well known here. He Is a graduate of
New Haven High School In the class
Captain McMahon's wife Is a Frank.
Hng county young lady, formerly Miss
Mamie Tlmberlake, daughter of the
late J. B. Tlmberlake, whose many
friends will be glad to learn of his
HARRIS CHAPEL B. I. P. V.
Harris Chapel B. Y. P. V. for Sun
day night October SI, 1?U.
President In charge, John Morris.
Prayer by Hlldred Pearce.
Lessen topic, Robert Morrison Pio
neer Protestant Mlssionaryto China,
Quls conducted by Mary Lancaster.
Introduction by Retells Lancaster.
Prayer, by Winston. Pearce.
The true heart hidden In him. Win-1
Studying and preaching, John Mor
Farewell and off for China, Lilly,
In America, Lisste Harris.
Learning the Chinese language. Nan
A fortunate position, Mabel Carter.1
Rounding out twenty-five years, Hll
A man who stuck to hie task, Aa-1
? Poem, Heed the cry, by Wrist Pre,
President In charge, John Morris.
D..I.UV ? ? ? ? J
I Mo. IM.
Dismissal, William Whelesa.
All voters In Franklin Conn
, ty are urged to go oat to the
polls next Tuesday and east
their rote. Dont get the Idea
that year veto lent accessary.
To veto Is a most sacred daty
yoa sboald not fall to perioral.
FOR m B. COPPEDGE
Nashville, Oct. 23.?Funeral serv
ices for William B. Coppedge were
held from the home. Rev. H. C. Ewing
pastor of Nashville Methodist church
conducting the Impressive ceremonies.
In attendance upon the services were
members of the U. D. C., who paid tri
bute to the departed veteran. Inter
ment was made in the local ceme
"Bill" Coppedge was one of those
gallant young fellows who rendered
valiant service to the Southland and
followed the forces of Lee and Jack
son In the great struggle for which
thousands of his comrades gave their
all. He was an unassuming gentleman
of striking personality anddurlng his
sojourn in Nashville, where he has [
resided for some years made many |
strong friends who deeply regret his
The deceased was 79 years old and'
is survived by his wife and one son,
[the latter being Dr. T. O. Coppedge,
[prominent physician of Nashville. One
1 brother, John A. Coppedge, of Raleigh. I
also survives. He was a member of
the Nash County Camp of Confeder
ate Veterans, a member of the Me
thodist church and a citizen whom all
who knew him held in highest es
i Mr. Coppedge was a former resident
of Franklin county, where he had
many staunch friends whose deep sor
row goes out to the bereaved wife,
son and brother.
BOUND OVER TO COURT
Will Walker, negro, claiming to be
from Durham, was bound over to Su
perior Court Wednesday by Squire
A. W. Alston under two bonds, $200
and $1,000 respectfully. Walker wdfe
arrested by Chief of Police B. H. Mea
dows on a charge of the larceny of a
load of tobacco from W. H. Tant. On
the trial it developed that he had
stolen a mule from Robert Barnes,
of Wake county, a wagen from a man
by the name of Llles, and a set of har
ness from a man named Pearce. His
record created a suspicion which re
sulted in his being identified as the
one who shot L. P. Edwards near
AndersonB brdge two weeks ago.
Squire Alston held him under a $200
bond for the larceny charges and un
der a $1000 bond for the assault
WIN PRIZES AT TARBOBO FAIR
The three demonstration teams
that made the highest score at the
county fair entered the district con
test at the Coastal Plain Fair at Tar
boro Wednesday. These were the
teams from Mltchiner's Club, Marie
and Lavenia Mitchiner; the team from
Mapleville, Marlon Lancaster and Ze
nobia Baker; and the team from Oold
Sand, Rachel Garbee and Irma Gup
ton, The girls enjoyed the day at the
fair and did well with the demonstra
tions. The prises won will go to the
clnbs which the teams represented.
Mitchiner won first in health $7; Ma
pleville first in foods $7; and Gold
Sand first in poultry (7.
W. JL 8.
The W. M. S. of. Red Bud church
, met Saturday afternoon with Mrs. C.
jC Murphy with 5 present on account
of an ugly day and so much sickness
there were several members absent
We had a splendid program and was
nicely discussed by different members
which was enjoyed by everyone.
The visitors were Mrs. J. P. Griffin,
Mrs. Bettle Wood and Mrs. Eugene
Our class is increasing rapidly fib
we have five new members in the past
two months which makas us feel like
we are increasing in spirit
After the society delicious cakes and
pickles were served.
Mrs. W. I. Parrish, Pres.
Mrs. O. B. Upchurch, Sec-Trees.
REORGANIZATION OF THE 8ID?
NEW LANIER LITERARY SOCIETY
The students of Epsom High School
met Friday afternoon, October IS. for
the purpose of reorganising the Sid
ney Lanier Literary Society. The fol
lowing officers were elected;
President, John Edwards; vice-pres
ident Perry Faulkner; secretary and
treasurer, Raymond Edwards; critics,
Misses Alberta Davis and Dahlia Ed
wards; reporter, Osell Edwards; chap
tain, Henry Thompson; censor, Nathan
Those serving on the program com
mittee are: Raymond Edwards, chair
man; Eleanor Stokes and Grace Ed
wards. The constitution committee is
composed of Perry Faulkner, chair
man; Doris Ayscne and Brooksle
U. 9. C, MEETING
The Joseph J. Davis Chapter U. D
C. will meet with Mrs. J. O. NeweU No
vembsr tad, 1?M at >;M.
MRS. HUGH W. PERRY, Sec'y.
FAIR A GREAT
SUCCESS THIS YEAR
Colored School Children Make
Large Crowds Attend; Very Little
Distarbancet Wont's World Wonder
Shows Loft Sunday for Bennetts-1
Wile, 8. C.
Saturday marked the closing day
for the 1026 Franklin County Fair
which proved to be t great success
from many standpoints. |
Saturday was colored school day i
and under the management of George'
Pollard, principal of the Loulsbargj
Colored Graded 8chool,. a long and
creditable parade was presented. |
The exhibits were fine and In larr> j
er numbers than had been presented
at former fairs. The Bhows good, the
concessions many, the attendance
large, and the order good throughout,
The officers were always alert,'
which no doubt had the desired in
fluence that added to' the enjoyment
of the large crowds.
While there were many concessions
that were classed properly as games
of chance, and which are always ex-!
pected at a fair and which adds much i
to the life and interest In fairs, yat
there was no open gambling that we
saw or heard of.
The West's World Wonder Shows
left Sunday morning for Bennettsvllle
AT ST. PAUL'S SUNDAY
! Rev. John D. Miller, rector, SL
Paul's Eiscopal church announces
services for Next Sunday as follows:
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Morning prayer and all saints serv
ice at 11 a. m.
j Vesper service at 5 p. m.
I All are cordially invited to attend
1 these services.
ORPHAN SINGING CLASS
AT KETHODIST CHURCH
Rev. 0. W. Dowd, pastor of the
Loulsburg Methodist church announ
ces services for that church for next
Sunday as follows:
At the 11 a. m. service the pastor
,wlll preach on "The need for great
inspirations in the conflicts of life."
At the evening hour, 7:30, the Me
thodist Orphanage singing class wilt
give a sacred concert. TOe public is
cordially invited to all our services..
TUESDAY AFTERSOON BOOK CLUB
The Tuesday afternoon Book Club
iwas delightfully entertained on Tues
day, October 26 with Mrs. M. S. Clif
ton as hostess.
sided In her easy affable manner.
Roll call was answered to see if
each member had passed her book
on time, then the minutes of last
meeting was read, after' which an
Interesting program was given. First,
reading: October's Bright Blue Wea
ther by Mrs. Uzzell. Second, paper:
'Mary Lyon and Mt. Holyoke College
by Mrs. White. Duet, Absent, by Met
jcalf, sung by Mrs. Moton and Miss Gil
bert, accompanied on the piano by
'Miss French. Third, a reading: The
Teacher's Dream, Mrs. J. B. Yarbor
ough, read by Mrs. Watson. Fourth,
paper: Mrs. Ella Flagg Young and
what she has done for the Chicago
| Schools, by Mrs. Turner. Fifth, a read
ilng: In School Days, by Mrs. D. F.
McKinne. Vocal solo. Dreaming Alone
In the Twilight, by Moore, Mrs. Mohn,
accompanied by Miss French at the
piano and Miss Gilbert on the violin.
The program was delightfully pre
sented by those taking part and tho
roughly enjoyed by all present.
The hostess assisted by her two
young daughters served a delicious
salad and sweet course followed by
The favors were dainty Halloween
cups filled with mints.
Chief of Police B. H. Meadows re
ports the following dlspoeltion' of
cases In the City Court the past week:
Drunk and disorderly, drawing a
line of $10 each and costs were Joe
Towers, Frank Rangny, Robt. Jeffries,
Lee Yarboro was lined $20 and costs
on this charge.
Public drunkenness, drawing a line
of $6 and coots were Arnold Sills, 01
E. Richards, Jr., H. M Maynard, Wtl.
lard Baker, Maynard Chaney, Edward
Lockley, Charlie Tauser, Jim Williams
Jamas Evans, Edward Johnson, Er.
nest Williams, Octavlous Hicks, Jim
Mitchell. Ernest Wadrlck. John Br
ans, John Moore. Dick Booth, 8ezton
Disorderly conduct drawing a line
of $f each and costs were Jim Moore,
O P. Reddln, Claude Hayes, $10 line
and coats, Luther Denton, Arthur Was
tor. .$>0 line and oosta Buck GUI. For
felting bond, Berry Odom. Richard
C. B. Tucker was lined $10 and
coats for an assault ?
Lee Yarboro, for resisting and as
saulting an officer, and Maynard Che
ney, tor violating the prohibition la#,
?set to Recorders "Court
plsposes of a Large 5amber ?( Cases
j Birliij; tlic Week; Solicitors He
? Franklin Superior Court for the re
kular October criminal term came to
a close Saturday afternoon after hav
ing disposed of quite a number of
cases that were on the docket. Since
oar last report the following cases
were disposed of.
8tate vs B. B. Tomlinson, Jr.., seduc
tion, 12 months In State prison, ap
State vs A. G. Faulkner, murder,
continued to January.
, State vs Randall Mann, assault with
Intent to commit rape, pleads guilty,
Ik months in State prison.
State vs Charlie Burnette, assault
with deadly weapon, pleads guilty,
prayer for judgment continued upon
payment of costs.
State vs O. J. Coppedge, removing ?
crops, guilty, defendant ordered to
pay to Yarborough, Holder* and Moss, |
commissioners the sum of 2400 with
Interest from January 1st, 1925, also
costs in this action on or before!
Jqauary first, 1927, otherwise |
prayer fori judgment 'Continued to
January, 1927 term.
State vs Plummet Williamson, dis
posing mortgaged property, guilty,
fined $100 and costs.
| State vs G. C. Langdale, assault
with deadly weapco, nol pros with
State vs Connie Perry and Willie
Perry, distilling, guilty, 4 months on
roads, upon payment of fine of $100
each and costs road sentence to be
At the end of the term Solicitor W.
F. Evans Bled with the Court the fol
1 North Carolina, Franklin County,
'Superior Court. October term. 1926.
! To the Hon. W. M. Bond, Judge pre
' The undersigned Solicitor of the
I Seventh Judicial District respectfully
reports to the court that he has ex
amined at this term of said Court in
to the condition of the office of J. J
i Young, the Clerk of the Superior
Court of said county, that he finds
said office well administered in all
respects, that said Clerk keeps in his
1 office all the books required by law,
properly Indexed for speedy and con
I "? further reports to the Court
that, so far as he can ascertain, the
accounts of the said Clerk, are re
gular and correct except that there
j appears to bq funds on( hand for
which a receiver should be appointed
which will be applied for at the Novem
ber civil term.
W. F. EVANS, Solicitor Sev
enth Judicial District,
j Examined, approved, and ordered
W. M. BOND, Judge Presid
MRS. BERKELEY ENTERTAINS
' Mrs. S. B. Berkeley was the charm.
Ins hostess ot the Thursday Evening
Book Club, on Thursday evening Oc
tober 31st, at her home on Nash street.
| After the roll call and minutes oi
the last meeting, the president called
for the first number on the program.
The subject for the evening was Ken
11 worth Castle.
First, a paper, KeoUworth's past, its
present ruins, Mrs. Frank Rose.
Mrs. Mack Stamps, accompanied at
the piano by Mrs. Berkeley, delighted
the club with two beautiful solos,
"Just You," and "Jean."
Mrs. Ross Earle, in the absence of
Mis. Lonle Meadows read a very in.
terestlng sketch of Queen Elisabeth's
visit to the Earl of Lercester.
Mrs. O. Y. Yarboro then beautifully
rendered a piano number. Etude Melo
dtque by Rogers.
The program closed with a very at
tractive reading from Scott's Kenll
worth, by Mrs. J. E. Malone, Jr.
. Mrs. Berkeley served a delicious
salad course with coffee, followed by
mints and salted nuts.
Mrs. Berkeley's guests were: Mea
B T. Hblden, O. Y. Yarboro. J.
A. Hodges. C. M. Howard. H. H. John
son, D. F. McKlnne. A. W. Person and
At a meeting of the Franklin Coun
ty iVacher's Association Held in Loa
Isburg Saturday October SSrd, the fol.
lowjng resolutions were unanimously
1. That while t7 percent ot the
ohlldren In Franklin county have the
advantage of an eight months school
term, believing m an equal education
al opportunity tor every boy and girl
In the State, the association hereby
endorsee an eight months school term
tor the entire State and respectfully
requests our Senator and Representa
tive to use their Influence towards
that end la the next Legislature.
>. That the Association believing
that the stronger counties should help
the weaker ones hereby endorse a
larger equalising fund and rsapset.
tally ask oar Senator and Representa
tive to use their infltrence towards this
end In the next Legislature.
Moat everyone haa a pet law he
wants enforced and there are plenty
sf lews to go around. . ' .
All registrars or their repre
MiUtlra are required to meet
in the CnrtkHM Thursday
morning at 11 o'clock, with their
election returns to canvass the
vote cast In the election on
Tuesday, November 2nd.
Sunday, October 31st will be home I
coming day at Liberty Christian1
church. All ex-pastors and members i
of the church who live elsewhere are
invited and urged to be present Rev..
Mr. Crutchfleld, the present pastor,1
will have charge of the services. Rev ;
C. E. Newman will preach in the morn ?
lnp and all former pastors will be
given a few minutes to speak. Dinner <
will be served on the grounds and the
entire community regardless of de- t
nomination is urged to be present and
help to make It a happy day. ;
On Friday evening, October 29th at
7:30 there will be a Halloween party
at the Ebsom High School. Mr. and
Mrs. Spook with all the little spooks <
will be there. A small admission fee
of 10c will be charged to all but
schoo lchildren who go in free. Ice
cream, candy, the good old home made
kind, popcorn and peanuts and ba
nanas will be sold. There will be a
short program given with a string
band to furnish delightful music. There i
. will also be guessing contests, stunts,1
voting on the prettiest girl and many '
other interesting features. We cannot
tell you the half so we want you to
come and be ready to open up youi
heart as well as your pocketbook as
j the proceeds of the entertainment will
. be used to furnish our new library.
Lets all go and have a good time to
gether and tyiow that we are helping
our school and our children. |
Prof. Watson, Misses Hall, Dale and
Norton of the Charles B. Aycock1
School visited New Bethel Sunday
school Sunday morning.
On last Sunday night the B. Y. P
U. of Cary's Chapel gave a program
i at Bethel Baptist church. Every num
ber on the program was instructive
Sunday evening at 7:30 Rev. J. F.
Mitchiner will begin a series of meet
ings at New Bethel church, he will
be assisted by an able helper. Serv
ices will be held each day at 2:30 and
7:30, each preceeded by a prayer serv
-I Miss Pauline Thomas, of Broadway,
for two years a member of the Ep
som school faculty was married Sat
urday morning at her home to Mr.
F. C. Bell of Jonesboro, they passed
through Saturday p. m. and stopped
over a short time as they were en
route north on a bridal tour.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Ira Weldon return
ed home Sunday after attending the
; wedding of Miss Pauline Thomas.
Mrs. Weldon visited her parents tw\
weeks previous to the wedding.
The Epsom Community Booth wo\
first prize both at the Henderson and
Louisburg fair's. Somebody did some
real work and should be congratulat
| The regular monthly meeting of the
P. T, Association with Mrs. W. G
. Kearney presiding will be held Thurs-1
| day p. m? at 2:30. We hope tor a good
MBS. SARAH E. Wl'RPHY DEAD
On Tuesday evening October 19,
1926, as tbe old family clock was ap- j
preaching the tenth hour of the night
death shadows silently made its way j
through the group o( loved ones, who
were anxiously endeavoring to rend- -
er some final aid to the precious one,
so nigh to the river, and bore her
soul upward through the golden clouds 1
to loin the heavenly throngs of bless
She was Miss Sarah Leonard be
fore her marriage to Mr. A. P. Mur 1
phy, who proceeded her to the grave 1
26 years ago. She was the last mem
ber of a large family, betng 79 years ,
of age.. Her funeral was preached
by her pastor, Rev. C. L. OlUispie, as-|
slsted by Rev. G. W. May. At het I
request Mr. Dock Pearce a life time
friend and neighbor made some tit-1
ting remarks Aunt Sarah had been
a devoted member of Red Bud Baptist
church since early girlhood.
She possessed a heart so big and
full of real true love, that If aver once
met never was she forgot. Her heart
seemed to throb love and kindness
toward everyone regardless of color
Her remains were laid to rest be-1
side her husband In the family bury
ing ground near the old home she |
loved so well. The floral offering was i
large and beautiful. The pallbearers;
were Messrs A. T. Griffin, C. C. Mur- :
phy, P. B. Leonard, P. B. Griffin, For-' i
est Brewer and C. F. Leonard. !i
BABACA AND PHILATHEA C5I0X
The Franklin County Baraca and
Phtlathea Union will meet at Ceatar
vtlle Baptist church the first Sunday
in November, blanks have been seat
to all classes, all are urged to bring !
-The tabulations of the card reports
show that there were 6.117 bales ef
cotton, counting round as half Mies.
glnnsd in Franklin county, from the A
crop of im ?? to the ttth day Utj
October as compared With lt.WO gin |
n?d to October ifth, MIS.
A N D f L AO
LoaJnbarg c?MeU Jr 0p-^ p,.^^
west High School W<edne?daj
rvin m<>8t impressive ceremony car
rying out an interesting pro era m
Jnn? A. Loui8burK Council No ^7
J5K a "h
tnvhA ? 8ddlUon t0 filing an Interest
s Sfz vmn*m
Ull use of the flag 'on^e^ttle^eSi
and ^hl688 th* lnfluence of the flag
tor it ,rfl rCe a.Dd love 8,1 "old
& ?SU~'w,si?r u-?'
?w J.pSi.?S.8 "?<?
nf. hundr;ed a?d twenty million
Pe provides an inspiration. On gal
? days it is flloted high as re lot
day.?iVsedran:iCJ0ry- Md on
ys is draped in sorroir for th? Kro^
souls that gave their .nto7ml c?Z
?h?' ^ 8 fla* ful1 of history said
meaniSg' that awCeC0mpli^*3
meaning that we present to you to
a wo<h hfaTe the opportunity to speak
? "? d /or ^ lag she had a?^
it flies r Part 8he 88ld the flag aa
U flies represented more than the nrf
a nitionl b'Ue' that the ^story^
J1'""08 ?ke the Junior Orde? plS"
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and I take lov^n M " tt"
a * *?y ,n Presenting to rnn
-hl^VbulM WODderfUl **. >K
*iv <r ~ ~ 'our foundation.
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"T.S21 Va'? r--?!~"
^ .p?r r^r*
sang hy fX ca* which was
'jSti Ma'-srs sr
of ceremonies. master
duced Maj. Boddie. giv-.r^l he?
might* ex pec t"e W0Dderfu' ?Peech they
The program was interspersed with
render 8?'^ftlons- "To OurH^.^
"Dixie w 8 chorua ?f flrls, and
M^ T H sied" r7 k"18 8Udi8"".
_ ? "? Sledge at the piano
ceremonr^ tb* pr*ttlMt Part of the
ceremony waa at the end when all
"o?^. up In front of and facing the
imt "The8'sJ"d'nf *' "*,Ute 80,1 "'Uf
nw rT Spangled Banner" as
a t.n ?ry WM ral8ed fo the top "
a well arranged mast
a.-1'a*88 a most successful and ia
tereetlng occasion and greatly rnjoy
? "t a large crowd.
PR. POTEAT ADDRESSES
In an address toll of thought-pro
voting ideas. Dr. W. L. Potest for
three quarters of an hour held the
local Kiwanls Clubs intsnse Interest
here on last Friday night at the usual
weekly banquet. Dr. Potent traced the
biological transformation that has
taken place in animals and plant lhte
and Insisted that these
should take place in the he
cession of life. Every civilisation, ha
said, returns to barbarism every ISM
years and said that we are la this dan
ger unless more attention la given to
Dating of human beings, to lessen the
danger of the human production or
This was one of the moot interest
ing addressee heard by the cinh and
every member fully enjoyed the
senoe of Dr. Potent on this
Klwantan E. R
Dr. Potest as the
educator hi the Death.
THE SB SIDE CIASS^mF EPMH
The seniors of
took great Intend in