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The Franklin Times
AS IDVCB1 ISlNti
A. F. JOHNSON, Editor and Manager
THE COUNTY, THE STATE, THE UNION
SUBSCRIPTION $1.50 Per Year
LOUISBURO, N. 0., FRIDAY, JULY 20th, 1928
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Dr. Davidson Speaks
The Loulsburg KJwanls Club met
lu regular meeting at seven o'clock
Friday evening, with Major Sam P.
Buddie, president, prealdlng. The mln.
utes were read and approved.
The program was turned over to
Ferry Burt who Introduced Dr. David
son. Dean of the Medical Department
of Duke University. In hla talk. Dr.
Davidson told of a new organisation
which la to be formed. This is a
medical school and hospital upon
which millions of dollars will be
spent.The building will cover some,
where' around twenty acres of land.
They will be prepared to receive stu
dents in 1930, he said. His idea Is to
muke it three terms in a year instead
01 two, thus enabling the young tnen
to complete a medical course in three
yearg instead or four, allowing him to
piactice medicine at the age of 13
instead of 28.
Arthur Fleming, Jr., rendered de
lightfully two aolos.
The meeting proved to be Interest,
lug and instructive to all.
The children and grandchildren of
Mr. Wyatt West had a family reunion
nt the home of his daughters, Mrs. W.
H. Holmes on Sunday. July 18.
The larre shady grove was an ideal
place for the meeting and tor the de
licious picnic dinner. The table was
spread under two large oaks and the
dinner was so plentiful that It would
' r,ve served a crowd twice as large.
Mr. West received many presents,
1 ' eing bis 73rd birthday.
large number of friends of the
f.:i ' enjoyed the day with them mak
I: c . rrowd number about one hun.
Ev. c'ldy enjoyed the day and
ell tic;. .I'd they wished Mr. West as
many rr.are birthdays and reunions.
FAP.M AND HOME
The' following Is the program tor
the Farm and Home Week to be held
at State College, Raleigh, July 24th to
8:00-8:45. Legumes and their place
on the dairy farm. Discussed by coun.
tv agents W. G. Yeager and A. R.
8:45-9:15. Raising dairy claves. A.
C. Klmrey, Dairy Specialist at State
9:15.10:00. Feeding, dairy cows
for profit. JI. A. Patten, dairy farm
er, New Bern.
10:00.11:00. Crop farming vs Live
stock and dairy farming. Dr. Clarence
Poe. Progressive Farmer, Raleigh.
11:00-1:00. Joint meeting. Pullet:
2:00-2:30. Farm milk problems. W
L. Clevepger, creamery manutactur.
ing specialist. State College.
2:30-3:00. Developing a high pro.
ducing herd. R. L. Shutord, Daln
Farmer, Newton, N. C.
3:00.3:30. .Contagious abortior
and its control! Discussed by Dr. C
D. Grinnells, dairy experimentalist ol
State College, and Dr. Wm. Moore
Department of Agriculture.
3:30-4:00. Judgtng demonstration.
F. M. Hatg, assistant professor ol
animal husbandry and dairying. Stat<
Intermediate B. T. P. 17.
At the business meeting ot the In.
termedlate B. Y. P. U. the two groupi
chose the names ot True Blue and
' ore Geld. Tnou as a friendly rivalry
contest It was decided thi*. the groups
making the most talks without uuar
teriics for six weeks and having the
most members reading daily Blbe
Readings were to be entertained by
the other group.
The following ta the program tor
Sunday, July 22:
Topic, The Best Cltlsen.
In traduction, * Lillian Allen.
What Is a Christian? Leulae Wil.
Interest In the welfare ot others,
Clean Personal, Lula Mae Timber
Lover ot Right, Neal Allen.
4 Willingness to Sacrifice, Billie Phil,
America's Great Need. Newell At.
Program tor Sunday, July tt:
Topic: The Young Christian and
His Church. '
Introduction, W. L. House.
What Is a Church? Ernest Weaver.
Who ought to Jofh a church, Anna
How may I prove my loyalty to my
church. Group of Members.
?t the Baptist Church
There will be services at the Bap.
tist church next Sunder morning ac
cording to announcement by Rev. J.
A Jfclver. pastor. The pastor will
preach at the usual hour.
Sunday schools moots at 1:15 a. m.
B. Y. P. V. meets at T o'clock la
The evening service will Ms held In
connection with the other churches
at the Methodist church.
Tom: Gladys, on what grounds
does your father objelt to me?
Gladys: On any ground within a
. mils of the. house.?Anhwers
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Where Robinson Hung Out Shingle
In tnis one-story frame building in Lonoke. Ark., Senator Joseph T.
Robinson, Democratic candidate for vice-president (inset), received hU
early training as an attorney. Little Rock is now* the candidate's home,
but Lonoke stljl claims him as her most prominent sen.
Delightful Barbecue Supper I
Thursday evening at s^/en o'clock
tne employees of the town of Louis
burg gave a delightful barbecue sup.
per to laeny clttiens of the town at
the power plant. I
Mr. E. L. Best, acting as presiding
officer for the'occasion, extended a
hearty welcome to those present. The
object and motive of this get-together
supper, he explained, was to bring
about u more sympathetic understand
?ng between the employees and the
citiieiio of Louisburg. ,
Mayor B N Williamson, who was
introduced as the Mussolini of Louis,
hurg. responded to the greetings of
Mr Best |
J. A. Hodges, auditor, very highly
complimented the plant and explained
that It Is bringing in pro&table re
11 ?9v ,Mr8' Ben T- Holden, speaking
In behalf of the women of Louisburg.
told what the women could do. She
| termed their support as loyalty which
' they could express by beautifying the
. grounds and boosting the town in.
I stead of criticising It Mrs. A. W.
? Person also complimented the town
on Its One plant, the wonderful de.
I velopment of which has placed Lou
tsburg In the rank With larger cities.
Among the other speakers of the
I evening were R. E. Ward of Oxford,
electrical engineer at the Oxford Or.
Phanage, A. F. Johnson, Col. C. L.
McGhee of Franklinton. J. O. Pernell
Mayor of Franklinton, Malcolm Mc.
Kinne and Mr. Ben T. Holden who
complimented the employees of the
town for the splendid service and sug
.gested that they were in great need
I ot a voltage regulator which he was
sure they would sooa lusts 11.
Mr. E. L. Best then thanked the em.
p.oyees for the wonderful supper and
expressed in behalf of the citizens
their delight at being present at such
a gathering. ?
[ The supper was HnS Barbecue,
brunswlck stew, cold slaw and bread,
all of which were well prepared and
well served. ?
Only a small docket was before
Judge Perry in Franklin Recorders
Court Monday. Two cases were tried
I ">ree continued. One of the two
tried appealed. The docket was as
State vs Ernest Macon, unlawful
possession of whiskey, continued
State vs Major Williams, nuisance,
State vs George "Hartsfleld, distill
I State vs J. B. or Buford Bryan,
cruelty to animals, guilty, 60 days in
Jail to be paroled at end of SO days
upon payment of costs and jail fees.
I Appeal. |
State vs Eugene Colbert, unlawful
possession of whiskey, guilty, p>ayer
I ror judgment continued for four weeks
| upon payment of costs. j
Dreamery News !
| Farmers Creamery, Inc., wants the
^ t0 know that u 1" Paying 4S!
cents per pound for butterfat and that
itri!8 !LB!W'k*tJfor the butter that I
?** ,.m*ke ^ fannot flu all orders
cream J II wanl" r?ur
M ?-?aa use several thousand
gallons each day and hae a market
? " can make. a. will bTYin
o7butUrr#" th8re ?? ? abortage
Butter production in the United
^11 19,7 w" M.M0.0O#
production In the Unlt.
Si?*** to Jn,r 1- MX. was ??,
shOTt^ pound,? ?^tJ0 million pounds
The creamery wants your cream, no
matter how large or small amount'
h,Tm- TO* creamery oan 1
handle itas It is in constant touch'
n'th the northern marksts Snd thi1
local trade and Its brand is Increas
lag very fast
It also wants to Invite everybody
to come la and look the creamery
over, you will be welcome at any
time you coma
T?e Romans ate live tapes
Quite a number of farmers ot
I ranklln county are arranging to go
on a farmers tour through the Valley
ol Virginia the week of July 30th to
August 4th. The itinerary includes
besiles a trip up the valley. a lr
Washington City and return by Nor
folk coming home through eastern
North Carolina. This trip is eatlmA
ed to cost about 25 and only a limited
number is being provided for. If ym
are interested see Prof. W. E. Howarc
by Saturday. July 21st and leave you;
check for *15 or leave It with A. r
Johnson at the Franklin Times Thli
will be a wonderful trip and all wh<
can should go.
The friends of Master Joe Oallowa
are very sorry to hear of him beini
in the hospital. We all hope for hit
t. speedy recovery. ? . . .
Mrs. Paul Galloway, of Ra'e'f*
spent the past week ?nd,wltJj,h"P
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Early Denton^
Misses Lucy Bell Denton and ^''
mer Gupton and Mr. Ernest Thomp
son spent a few days last week
1 eMrsSbNr8C. G*upton visited her daug
ter, Mrs. Edgar Harris, at Pierces lai
W^dUs_ Pearle Gupton am) Messri
Austin Fuller. Raymond Sturgps an
Thurman Gupton visited Pierces Sut
dJMiss Irene Gupton visited friend
in Rocky Mount and Goldsboro las
W<Mr! and Mrs. E. C. Spivey and daug
ter Rachel, of Marion, S. C., are vu
King Mrs. L. H. Shearin this week.
Dr. Arch H. Perry spent a few day
1: western North Carolina this wee
Mr. and Mrs. Claiborne Griffin. <
Rocky Mount, visited qr. and Mr
Perry Sunday. , M.
Mr and Mrs. Nick Shearin and Mia
Neva Harper, of Rocky Mount, spet
Sunday at Mrs. Nancy Gupton s.
Mr. J. Raymond Shearin spent Tue
day night of lasLweek in Jackson.
Miss Frances Griffin, of Lou sbun
Is spending this week with her grand
mother, Mrs. L. H. Shearin.
' Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Raynor an
family, of Rocky Mount, visited rela
'tives here last Sunday.
I Master Russell Raynor visited re
latives in Rocky Mount last week.
I Messl-s. Ezra Gupton, Ollle Guptor
Colie Thompson, Clolce Burnette an
| Eugene Denton motored to Norfoi
'Sunday and returned Monday.
I Mr. and Mrs. Claude Bryant, c
' Rocky Mount visited relatives her
Miss Mary Galloway, of Hamle
was at home near here last week oi
account of her brother Joe being sicl
The G. A's. are planning to sel
cream Saturday afternoon. Everybod
buy some from tlfem anl help them i
little. J j c.
The revival will Begin at Shilol
Methodist church Sunday, July 25
with one service at Servicw
every evening through tbe week a
8 p. m. Afternoon services at 3.30 P
m. beginning Wednesday.
The revival at Plney Grove will bi
brought to a close with two
Sunday, 3:30 and 8:00 p. m. No serv
ices Saturday. '
Jr. Order District Meeting
A district meeting of the
of the Junior Order for the 20th Dis
trict will be held with I^ulsburi
Counsel on next Monday night, JuW
23rd, 1928, at 8 o'clock. All counclli
are expected to send delegates. Ser.
eral speakers hare been pecured ant
n most interesting and enjoyable meet
tng will be held. All Juniors are in
vited to attend.
Farmers of Beaufort county haw
?hipped 73, cars of hoga this year ant
most of them brought top prices or
(he eastern market#- because of th?
feeding "methods followed.
f SIGNS OF FRIENDSHIP *
.* Lnuiibur* wants nt Finn.
er\ business, and we are ask. ?
inir (or It hi u friendly manner. *
Through tlie eforte of the *
LouNhurg Cham her of Com. ?
inerre we are laying down a aet *
work o( sigan of Friendship *
throughout Franklin rountj. *
'Soon we will place arrow sign* *
on nil the principal roads that *
lead to Lenlsbwrg, and wo will *
not h?ve time to seek each pro. *
pert; owner and ask permission *
to place an arrow sign on kls *
We are asking anj and every
farmer who objects to a sign
being placed on his land, to re
port his objections to the Frank.
Un Times office, and we will
gladl) remove the sign. We
thank our friends for their co.
operation in this matter
The Loulsburg Chamber of '
Farm Women On Tour
The regular annual tour for farm
women is iii progress this week. The
big orange colored bus arrived In
Loulaburg early Monday morning
where ten Franklin county women
bearded. At Henderson others joined
the party filling the bus and proceed,
ed on the way to Lexington. Those
on the trip were as follows: Frank
lin?Pattie Beasley. Elizabeth John,
son. Beulah Lancaster, Virgie Duke
Adelaide Johnson, Ruth Parrlsh. Hel
en Alston. Eva Cooke.-Mlnnte Cot^ke
i PBttie Lamm. Vance?Jdrs. Emm:
, I Fleming, Mrs. Harry Wright, Mrs. E
P. Holloway, Mrs. S. F CoghlU, Mrs
[ i Geo. W Collins, Mrs. Annie Duke, Mrs
. | L. V Reavis, Mrs. Bennette HuuL_Mrs
[ Plummer, Viola Hester, Margie Stew
,' art, Jean Stewart, Edith Collins, Myr
I tie Alston.
To World War Veterans
An' act of Congress on May 29th
1928. extended the time for Hie Worli
War vote-ra id to file applications fo
adjusted compensation to January i
_ 1930. Any World War veteran wh
? fa ed te file application for these be
, r.efits can do so now. They are invit
B cd to call on Maj. S. P. Boddie, c
I Louisburg, or an/ member of tb
, [American Legion who will be gla
j to render any assistance they ca
towards securing these benefits.
" j Her Meat Story Best
. Miss Frances Aycock, Fremont,
I N. C., high school girl who6? essay
on meat entered in the Fifth Na
tional Meat Story Contest, won
highest honors in the state of North
Carolina. The contest is conducted
ar.r ua!!y by the National Live Stock
and !*eat Beard. More than 16,000
, girls competed this year,
The Joderah W. M. S.
The Joderah Missionary Society o
Centerville Baptist- church held it
, regular meeting and social hour Sat
'? urday afternoon, July 7 in the hom
" ot Mrs. N. H. Griffin Circle No. 1 en
: tertained Circle No. B.
A program had been arranged con
y sisting of mission hymns, BiWe read
ings. prayer and lesson talk The sec
.retary called the roll and read th
minutes of each circle.
We are glad that the work of mis
sions is finding its place in the heart
ot the pqople* Our roll shows a larg
cr membership than we have hai
1. before and oar bank book also show
that our members have been at worl
raising money for different object!
We are sore that every member feel;
a pride in the work that they an
? doing for the masters cause.
? After the program and busines:
'period the social features began, con
sisting of a BlWle contest, a muslca
contest and a list of memory work
All of this was very entertaining. Tb<
hostess then served delicious sand
wlches, tc?d tea and cakes.
The guests departed expresslm
> themselves as having thoroughly en
' joyed the evening.
Farm Womn's Tour
'? Monday, July lfi, a bus of farm wo
men from Vance and Franklin coun.
ties left for a trip through the Shen.
audoah Valley to Washington, D. C.
returning by the way of Richmond
I and Curies Neck Farm.
A tax haa been pot on- balconies to
MR. JOEL Z. TERRELL
Nominated in the recent Democrat
ic primary for County Commissioner
from District No. 3, composed of
Hayesvllle and Sandy Creek town
ships. He will succeed Mr. H. P.
Speed, the present Commissioner from
this District. Mr. Terrell is a young
man of marked ability and who,
through good judgment and conser
vative business methods has become
one of Franklin County's most sub
stantial citizens. He is progressive
and broad in his views and will no
doubt make a splendid Commission
AMONG THE VISITORS
SOU IOC KNOW AMI SOU IOr
DO NOT KNOW.
Personal Items a beat Folks kmi
Their Friends Who Travel Hon
t j Mr. H. C. Taylor visited High Point j
> .this week.
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Mr. W. G. Tharrington visited Ral
>1 eigh Tuesday.
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' Miss Dorothy Roth is visiting friends
at Roanoke. Va.
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Mr E. F. Griffin was a visitor td"
Raleigh Tuesday. J
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Mr .and Mrs. W. E. White went to
High Point Tuesday.
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Mr. D. E. Cone visited Raleigh and
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Mr. A. S. Wiggs returned Monday
from ar visit to Goldsboro. _
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Mr. C. C. Hudson paid Warrcnton
a business visit Wednesday.
Messrs. Paul Beasley and J. E.
Thomas visited Raleigh Friday.
Mayor B. N. Williamson and Mr. W.
H. Allen visited Raleigh Friday.
Mr. T. K. Stockard returned the past
week from a vlsltlo Greensboro.
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Mr. and Mrs. W. E. White, Jr.. are
vacationing at Wrightsvilie Beach.
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Dr. T. O. Coppedge. of Nashville,
was a visitor to Louisburg Monday.
Messrs. W. F. Beasley and Sidney
Edens visited Bayview the past week,
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Mr. T. B. Wheeler, of Scotland Neck
spent Sunday with Sheri? F. W. Jus
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Mr. A. J. Jarman left Sunday for
Norfolk to enter a hospital for treat
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Lieut. W. W. Boddie, of Kingstree,
j S. C., was a visitor to Louisburg Wdd
e neaday. ,
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Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Thomas, of Ocala,
Fia.. are visiting Supt. and Mrs. O.
C Hill. i
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Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Simpson, of Mt.
Airy, were visitors to Louisburg Sat
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Mr. and Mrs. C. B Pearce, of Ral
eigh. were visitors to Louisburg Wed
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Mr.> J. S. Lancaster and Mr. ?. ?
Morris were visitors to Louisburg
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?' M-. H. C. Williams returned this
- week from & trip to Western North
Miss Neta Mae Strand, of Kinston,
will be the guest of Mrs. R. H. Hunt
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Miss Mary Helen Wheeler, of Scot
land Neck, visited Miss Lucy Timber,
Miss Dorothy George, of Washing-,
ton City, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. E.
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Mr. J. W. Perry and son, Dr. A. H.|
Perry, left Sunday by motor (Or a
trip to Ashevllle. v f } . , I
Elsie WboMrtdge returned
this week from a trip to Richmond
JNION SERVICES AT
Rev Daniel Lane, pastor of th*
.oulsburg Methodist church annouli
es that the Union Services vtU be
eld at the Methodist church Sunday
ight at 8 p. m. and that he will preach
rem the subject "God Real and Really
Services will be held at 11 a. m. at.
bis church and pastor Lane will
neach from the subject "Be Sura
four Sins Will Find You Out."
All are Invited to attend these serv
Sailors Wives, a most interesting
licture, featuring Lloyd Hughes and
llary Astor, with two reels of com
ply will be presented at the Winner
rheatre on Wednesday nlghit, July
!5th for the benefit of the Louisburg
Fire Department. The admission will
je 25 cents and th e entire receipts
will be given the flremen by Manager
Kissell. All are invited to go out
and assist the boys.
Sunday School Picnic
The Methodists, Baptists and Epis
copalians of Louisburg all joined in.
a Union Sunday school picnic at the
Washout near Epsom, yesterday af
ternoon. Large crowds attended and
a Wj supper was greatly enjoyed as
well as the many games indulged in
before the repast.
Cooking lessons are given daily from
many radio stations, but so far none
of them have come up to the way that
mother used to cook.
and Virginia Beach.
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Dr. Elbtert Caldwell, of Baltimore,
visited his sister, Miss Daisy Cald
well the past week.
Mrs. A. F. Johnson and little son,
A. F. Jr., left Friday for a visit to her -
people at Greensboro.
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Mrs. J. R. Johnson, of Roberson
iville, visited her daughter, Mrs. R. W.
Sn?lthwick, the past week.
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| Mr. Jlmmle Ray Johnson, of Wil
mington. was. a visitor to his sister,
I Mrs. R. W. Smithwick this week.
I Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Barnes, of Nor
| folk, spent the past week-end with,
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Perry.
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| Mr. A. F.Johnson, Misses Adelaide,
: Elizabeth and Sadie Johnson ahd
James, Johnson visited Raleigh Fri
, ter. Myrtle, of Scotland Neck, Is vis
' iting Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Justice of
Mrs. T. B. Wheeler and little daugh
ng Mr. a
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j" President A. W. Mohn visited Dur
ham Tuesday in the Interest of the
I proposed Fine Arts building for Lou
I Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Carlyle, of Sa
j vannah, Ga.. were visitors to Louis
burg Saturday, guests of Mr. and Mrs.
! S. S. Meadows.
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Miss Edna Earle Perry returned
| Friday from Rocky Mount where she
has been visiting her sister, Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Griffin.
j Mr. C. P. Harris, Jr.. who has been
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
P. Harris near town, has returned to
j his home at Wilson.
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Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Goddin and
, Mr. Frank W. Brown, Jr., of Rich
mond, Va? were guest of Mr. and
Mrs. E. F. Thomas the past week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Ruskin H. Hunt mo
tored to Kinston Saturday. There
they joined a party and went to More
head hnd Atlantic Beach for the week
Miss Fannie Rowe Brown, of Rich
mond, and Miss Elizabeth Young, of
Roanoke, who have been the guest of
Mrs. E. F. Thomas, returned to their
Sheriff F. W. Justice and Chief ot
Police B. H. Meadows went to Roa
noke Rapids Tuesday to bring Robert
Holmes back to Franklin county to
answer to a charge of forgery.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Thomas and
their guest Miss Fannie Rowe Bream
of Richmond, and Miss Elizabeth
Young, of Roanoke, and Miss Elisa
beth Webb visited Raleigh Friday.
Mrs. W. M. Freeman, who has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. H. B. Burlepf
son. in Grace hospital. Banner SIM
has returned home. Friends will be
glad to know Mrs. Burleson is slowly
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Dr. D. T. Smithwick attended the
burial of "Mis brother J. W. Smithwick
at Browns church In Warren county
yesterday. Mr. Smithwick was 7\ years
old and died in a Richmond hospital
on July 18.
Miss Anna Wheless has returned to
her horn* after spending some time
with relatives In Richmond, Va. and
Washington, D. C. She was accom
panied nome by Mr. and Mrs. H. M.
Savts and children, and Mr. R. C.
Wray, of Richmond, Va. _ J