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The 1923 Event.
, vr c., October 22, 1923.
Fineh Jl>t ’ ;; sandhills Fair winch
I Ihe fCehurst October 30th, will
opens at tbe the biggest event
I wP° ut a burred in the state from
JW ** S standpoint Although
t * “casts the distinction ot
this Ff °l. Fair, state or county,
be>W th Lji„tely devoid of midways,
that a Vu rs or concessions ot any
sMeshowM* aa nual attendance of
k ii;dfl - orplv twenty-five thousand
aPPf S when one considers the at
pe°Ple; “Vint are offered the visitors,
traction" ‘ understood why the
»'“Sows, etc., are absolutely an
jKiesn t o the Sand
un J |
kf-r’fthe program offers a suffic- ;
'lFif excitement to those who en
-16 occasional thrill, the agricultu
ral' Berkshire Congress
w nM‘ Avershire Cattle Show, be-
Semaiiy other shows and exhib
fk n f a real attraction to the
its, ar * f arm ers who attend the
Mr n Fonly for a “good time” but
„tep up with the steady advance in
nX farming and breeding and
'rough observation of the ac
]Jjjto«rts of <> t!ier breeders and t 0
JrUest point of perfection.
BeaSndWlls Fair, is without doubt
tte Greatest medium in thus section ior
distribution of scientific knowledge
tntliefarmer and the breeder.
0-e of the big features ot the Fair
Jrne the appearance of Fred Horey
j cj o- Haugdahl in the Automobile
this is their first visit to this
n V of the country. Previous to los
£ the crown to Haugdahl, Fred Hor-
JVas the dirt track champion and
-tin bears the name of being the fast
est turn driver in the world-
Haugdahl is the present lio d'r of
the dirt track a d l eech record bav
in? driven his wonder car on the
beach course at the astounding speed
of 180.27 miles per hour, t ere-v es
tablishing a record that will doubtless
stand for sometime to come. He will
drive this same car at the Sandhills
Fair, also a specially built Italian
Fiat will he driven by him in an at
tempt to lower liis former dirt track
record, . ‘
Another unusual attraction will be
the personal apeparance of S. F. Per
kins whh Ins Man-Carrying Kites.
This will indeed be something worth
coming a lorv ways to see as it is
Mr. Perkins* first trip to this part of
the world and he will doubtless give
those who desire a real thrill, a sky
ride that they ca ntell their grand
children about in after years. Mr. Per
kins, some years ago, experimented
actively with the Pacific Fleet and it
was one of his Giant Kites that took
up a Naval Officer 400 feet in the air
from the deck of the U. S. Cruiser
Pennsylvania while steaming full
speed at sea, Mr. Perkins was also
the first man that demonstrated that
a wireless outfit could be successfully
operated from a kite.
Mr. Crale? Piquet, manager of the
Sandhills Fair, deserves great credit
for acquiring these last two features — ‘
the automobile with Horey ami
Haugdahl and S. F. Perkins with his
Giant Kites. 1
An urgent invitation has been ten-!
uered to the Hon. Henry C. Wallace
secretary of Agriculture, to attend the
Sandhills Fair. Other guests of honor i
be governor Morrison and Colonel!
wahl Walter Cameron, the Lochiel j
0r Chief of Clan Cameron in Scotland. I
following partian program will,
? lve the undecided or prospecitve vis- '
ll0 ’’ a P idea why he or she should
miss this reallv important event
of the year.
sale° U^ern Berkshire Congress and
Ayershire Cattle show.
•"to Polo and Automobile races.
q, , ia i engagement of J. Alex i
• aiis Famous Auto-Polo and Dare-)
V 1 of National Fame,
Races on Nov
Wmes every day.
r, edc track meet, liberal prizes
r 1 ? a la^e . field.
Stated?!!? ? ir ] s . pig j ud S in S contest,
tnn f - 1( e Wdgmg contest for free
ll ln t ern ational show.
LauriTiy a -Aberdeen high school vs.
S7„school 0" Oct. 1
Ist. College vs. Davidson on Nov.
school vs. team to
Three ] Ce . (l 0n Nov - 2nd
tr-y. n ( a J s of running and harness
of f-503 00 J d£rb Y Tor a purse
€i Tdgy drMOUS Band—Concerts ev
the bes?^?^ ed b>aby show. Prizes for
three one ’ two and
dress W V c ( , No conditions, just
MisS u V and bring ’em along.
voices- Chorus of 100
e mher*2rul° a or chestra on Nov-
Annuaj p ° ral Par ade.
Nov - 2 -
ri pe te a cte Day ', oct - 31 -
lu esday n jg bt ’ fireworks and concert
lu 't Can't do Without It.
Mr, L Ti •
* bis renewal r 18 ’ Corinth, sends ■
witJ “ We feel uE anoth . er and <
lth out it.» el “ke we just can’t do
h OME in pittsboro.
THE CHATHAM RECORD
at October Meeting.
The road commissioners held their
regular monthiy meeting on Mo..day,
October Bth, and transacted the fol
B. M. Mclver, lumber and labor, 1
Standard Oil Co., gas $27.72.
F. P. Nooe lumber $87.02.
Alfred Johnson, pay roll $400.00. i
Mann’s Garage, gas, oil, etc $75.95.
J. T. Mills <& Bro., gas, oil, etc.,
H. H. Cotton $2.65.
R. A. Wilson, salary and freight,
Leon Wilson, salary in September
W. Frank Gattis, salary $75.00.
Birch Phillips, salary $65.00.
D. C. Beard, salary $65.00.
J. W. Harmon, lumber $7.00.
W. E. Griffin, labor on road $9.20.
L. D. Johnson, salary and labor
A. D. Farrell, work on bridge $2.
Chas Cole, lumber $42.14.
Floyd Andrews, work SI.OO.
J. E. Phillips, work $2.00.
P. Short, work $2.80.
J. W. Sears, work $7.20.
J. L. Scott, work $2.00.
Burch Tysor, work $9.60.
E. M. Phillips, salary $75.00.
J. W. Andrews, salary $75.00.
B. F. Wilkie, carpenter work S2O.
J. W. Harmon, pay roll $384.36.
J. W. Harmon, salary $125.00.
Goldston Hardware Co., hardware,
Goldston Garage, gas and oil $12.50.
Dr. Brooks, convict clothes and
E. F. Craven, road machine, etc., ;
Alfred Johnson, labor and pay roll
E. E. Wilson, 7 days as commission
er, 215 miles traveled $45.25.
R. M. Connell, supplies for convict
Pittsboro Case, beef, etc., $4.10.
W. L. London & Son, merchandise
for convict camp $81.17.
Atwater & Lambeth, gas $4.50.
Chatham Motor Company, repairs
on truck, etc., $32.05.
W. L. London & Son, hardware to
J. M. Dismukes, gas $1.60.
Bennett Hardware Co., bolts and
Chatham Hardware Co., oil and gas, i
J. C. Benjamin, two blades, etc., i
R. H. Moffitt, repairing truck slo.'
W« A. Ward, lumber $8.61.
The Hardware Co., nails $3.00. j
Chipley Motor Company, repairs for .
truck $36.32. I
Louie Nooe, lumber $9.25.
R. H. Cheek, hauling pipe, etc.,
Odell Hardware Co., hardware, two i
PITTSBORO 23 YEARS AGO
(Pittsboro Citizen, Nov. 28, 1900.)
Pittsboro bad a jeweler. The town
must have run him away. It has noney,
Messrs Womble and Goodwin opened
up a merchandise store in the Burke j
buiMing. They are gone. So is the
C. E. Kanoy, John W. Taylor and,
j J. H. Jones had been elected county j
commissioners and they take charge
lof the county affairs December 1, j
During 1900 W. D. Dunn, of Hick- 1
nrv Mt. township raised 117 3-4 bush- 1
pi<? of com, 512 bundles of blade and
254 bundles of top fodder on one
j Olive Lambe, of Baldwin township,,
died in Raleigh from paralysis.
The question of having Chatham
put under stock law was agitated.
John T. Paschal retires f*-om the j
office of register of deeds on Dec. Ist.
In 1900 the University had 512 stu- j
dents. 161 students in the summer j
school and 38 teachers in the faculty. J
LOCALS FROM~PITTSBORO TWO. j
Pittsboro. Rt. 2, Oct. 22.—Mr. and
Mrs. C. B. Way and family, of Thom
asville, spent Saturday and Sunday
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. J. Thomas.
Miss Verdie Thomas spent the week
end with Miss Alice Poe, of Liberty.
Mr. J. J. Thomas and family were
at the Chatham Fair last Friday. I
Mr. Obra Thomas spent Sunday af
ternoon in Burlington.
PRAISES OUR ROAD WORK, j
Chapel Hill News, Oct. 18. j
Mr. R. W. Morgan, of Frosty sec
tion, was in town last Friday on busi
ness. He spoke of some splendid road :
work being done in that section to the j
Orange county line. He was in high
praise of the work being done by the
Chatham road force and he hopes the <
good work will be kept up until pass
able roads will be built in all sections
of the county. i:
About one-fourth of all the linseed ■
oil consumed goes the manufac
ture of linoleum.
PITTSBORO, N. C„ CHATHAM COUNTY, THURSD, , OCTOBER 25,1923,
WELL WHITTEN LETTER
SENT TO HAPPY FATHER
Henry Burns Remembers His Father
in Sentiment on 88th Birthday.
Last Frday, October 19th, our
townsman, ’Squire Robert M. Bums, !
reached his 88th birthday. On that
date, in addition to many other atten- j
tions he received, he had a letter from j
his son, Henry Burns, who now lives
at Tabor, N. C. The letter is so full ’
of sentiment and thought that Squire
Burns has agreed to let us publish it,
and the letter follows: ,
‘‘My dear Papa:—October is a glor- j
ious month. It has been made famous
in song and story. If all the great
events which have taken place since
the dawn of history, in the month of
October, could be recorded, they would
fill a wonderful book. It is the month
that nature puts on her finest dress
and goes forth to vie with all the oth
er months of the year in the golden !
glory of her splendor. When Jack
Frost blows his chilling breath upon
the tender leaves of Autumn, it is
then that October parades in her mag- ,
nificent dress blending with all the
gorgeous colors of the rain-bow. It is
the month that marks some of the
greatest changes of the year: The sun
shines brighter, the moon beams
clearer, the skies grow bluer, the
clouds float lighter, and the stars
twinkle with a chrystalline delight. In
October “the heavens declare the glory
of God and the firmament His handi
work.” William Cullen Bryant, one of
America’s greatest poets immortal
ized the month with his beautiful
No doubt, if we could hark back to
times in the dim distance that we
could find many of the important
events of the world’s history. It seems
to me that I recall reading somewhere
that many, many years ago, a lad
born in Genoa, Italy, dreamed of a
wonderful adventure across the briny
deep. This adventure so engrossed
him that finally, after being equipped
by the Queen of Spain, he set forth
on his voyage. After many weary days
and sleepless nights, while confronted
with boistrous waves and even more
boistrous and mutinous sailors, the
Great Columbus discovered the West
Indies on October 12, 1492.
It was on October 12th, 1918 that an
other event or tragedy took place
which shocked the entire civilized
world—Edith Cavell, the great English
nurse, was shot to death by the Ger- i
mans in Belgium. That was another
shot which was heard around the
On October 24th, 1916 the French
defeated the Germans at Verdum. It
was there that the French were
besieged for days and months. With
their comrades dying at their
feet, and with their tongues swol
len out of their mouths for want
of water, they girded their loirs
and with that mighty shout, “They
shall not pass,” the French hurled
back the forces of the Crown
Prince, and saved Paris. Os all the
battles that have ever been fought or
ever will be fought, none will surpass
the splendor of Verdun.
Then, again, in October, 1917 our
boys fired the first shot in France in
defense of the liberty of the world and
civilization, and in October, 1918, our
broke the Hindenburg line.
Os all the dates in this glorious
month, there is one that means more
I to me than all the great dates of his
| tory or those recorded in song or
story. Can you guess that date?'
; Around this date is entined the sweet
! memories o |
I adventurous days of g~o ,7i bov o < ■
! and the chivalrous of matur j
j manhood and fatherhood.
! lam thinking toda^ r of who?' ,
! vouth and vigor of soul spir f
have not departed. Os one whose min j
is clear and active, whose heart ' r .
j filled with the milk of human kind
! ness and whose life has been mellow- ,
' ed and sweetened with eighty-eight
j years filled with varied experiences
| and in common touch with his friends
l lam thinking of one who has been ;
! wonderfully blessed with the benedic- ,
tion of a long life as compared with J
the average life of men. Os one who
has been blessed for fifty seven years ;
with a help-meet unsurpassed, unex- !
celled either in story or in song, or
recorded on the pages of history eith
er sacred or profane. In all of God s
dealings with men, you can well say:
that there is no better woman on
earth than “the woman Thou gavest
me.” . , , ,
I could write on and on bu. words
would fail me to express all that I
would like to say. It is a g~eat disap
pointment to mo tn at 1 cannot oe ™
you on this anniversary ot your natal
day, but circumstances oi business
were so arranged that l am r eieateo
of this great pleasure. How aw r, think
of me as being present. I air there
in spirit and in trutn.
God bless and keep you both, and
the Good Giver of every good, perfect
gift, grant you many more happy
You rdevoted son and all his family,,
Guests For Week End.
Mrs. W. H. Moore, of Rockingham,
entertained a number of guests at a
week end party at her old home here.
Her guests were Mrs. Wm. L. Steele,
Miss Maude Moore, Mr. Henry Steele,
Mrs. Maude Moore Steele, J. LeGrand
Everett, of Rockingham, and Miss
Charlotte Keesler, of Charlotte. Young
Steele is a student at State College.
THE FiFTif ANNUAL
CHATHAM COUNTY FAIR
Many Exhibits and Large Attendance
Give Away Ford Car.
The fifth annual exhibit for the
Chatham County Fair came to a close
last Friday night, ending one of the
most successful Fairs that has ever
been held in the county. The attendance
was above the average, and despite
the fact that the dates conflicted with
those of the State Fair, the crowds
increased every day, and all seemed
to enjoy the splendid program that
had been arranged for them.
The exhibits were unusually plenti
ful and of a most excellent quality.
One interesting feature was a big,
black imported stallion, said to be the
largest in the world, which won first
premium at Paris two years ago and
last year won over all competitors at
Chicago. He was decorated with rib
bons won at various expositions.
Owing to the scarcity of fruit this
year, the canning department suffer
ed for exhibits. However, there was a
good display, but not up to the usual
The poultry exhibit was especially
good and the ladies’ fancy work de
partment was the best ever shown at
the local Fair.
Bonlee and Siler City schools had
on exhibition splendid specimens of
school work. Bonlee had a house made
especially for them. Both exhibits
Tuesday, the opening day, had a
good attendance, on Wednesdav, live
stock day, the crowds increased, while
on Thursday, dog day, the crowd was
not so large, Friday, the closing day
and the day on which the Ford tour
ing car was given away, the crowd ex
celled any other date on any year.
Weldon Johnson, who lives near the
Randolph county line had the lucky
number, that drew the Ford car.
Mrs. P. H. Elkins, the secretary and
W. C. York, the manager, have spent
much time and effort on behalf of the
Fair, and but for their untiring mo
ments, calculations and economical
views, the Fair recovered much of its
Tt was a nwid, local Fai** and goes
down in historv, as of the very
best ever held in Chatham county.
LaSALLE QUARTETT COMING
Second Lyceum Production in Court
House Wednesday, Nov. 7.
The LaSalle Quartett will give a
concert in the court house in Pitts
boro on Wednesdav night, November
7th, at 8 o’clock. This quartett comes
with the highest praise from the
press. The music lovers of Chatham
will have an opportunity of hearing
one of the best quartetts that is now
touring the country.
This is a second number of the win
ter Lyceum course and will be very
! entertaining. No one should miss it.
It will be one of the best Concerts to
I come during the winter.
1 ANOTHER GOOD LIST FRIENDS.
| During the past week there have
come into our office or sent them
through the mail, quite a good list of
subscribers. We appreciate the patron
age of these good people and those
of them who are new, will certainly
enjoy The Record. Following is the
list for the week:
D. C. Roberts, James Clark, R. F.
■ Pass’ll p! J. R. Thomas. R. M. Bums,
; " „ y IT "'f
<• 1. r.’-iu* I - : 1 •••, Miss
... Scott N. Hack 2 . J. F;
Q?r \ .3 O Mi ns, C eT Dark,
s itechers, S. A. Y'Tt., R. H.
rim o v F G MeTver TJ r > Gunter,
TVT ” W 1 ri-.r, O. B -ri: r V Trs. R.
L te 't - G. S Fc r E_ W.
S / i ‘ Reid
FOU SHEE — YO W. !
The Record is in receipt of the fol- j
lowing marriage announcem nts:
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Foushc-e "nounce
the marriage of their daughter,
Mr. Ernest Co^o' Y v
On Thursday, October 1 8, 1923,
Bynum, N. C.
At home after October 28th, Ore
Hill, N. C.
LOOK AT THE LABEL ON PAPER.
WOULD MOVE THE FAIR
TO THE OLD COUNTY SEAT
Dr. Denson Also Suggests a New Jail ]
and Court House —Opinions.
Editor Record:—The fuss you folks
had about the aFir, seems to have
thoroughly advertised it, and “alls <
well that ends well.” ,
I wish you Pittsboro citizens would .
cease fighting among yourselves and ;
take a hand in building up our county
seat. It. needs it. The new school
building is not only a credit to Pitts
boro, it is a pleasing accomplishment
to the whole county. And the county
Home is a thing of beauty, and nicely |
and well located. I am glad to see
the improvements coming to and near
our county seat.
Has anyone ever said anything
about our need of a new court house
and a new jail ? They are a hundred j
years behind the times. So much so
that criminals seeing them lose res- :
pect for the rest of us.
And is there reasonable reason why
the County Fair should not be held
at Pittsboro ? Local enterprise and ■
county pride should put it there.
The county towns around Pittsboro
should see to the locating of the
County Fair at the county seat.
The great surprise is that the cit
■ izens of Pittsboro have never had
“sand”, vim or enterprise enough to
, ‘ start the matter and stay with it to
I have nothing at all against Siler
City. I like the town and admire its j
business thrift, but Siler City is not
the proper location for the Chatham
County aFir. It is an injustice to a |
majority of the county’s citizens to
keep it there.
H. A. DENSON.
Bennett, N. C., Oct. 20, 1923.
NEWS FROM BYNUM FOLKS.
Bynum, Oct. 22. —Miss Novie Ham
let spent the week end with Miss
Miss Arlie Biggs spent the week
end in Fayetteville and Red Springs.
Mrs. C .L. Andrews visited in Sax
apahaw last week.
Mr. John Abernathy is remodeling 1
his house on Chapel Hill street, adding
much to the appearance v/hen complet- l
Several from here attended the
State Fair last week.
Misses Bess'e and Jessie Snipes en
tertained a number of young folks
at their home on Chapel Hill street
The ball players went over'to Pitts
boro last Tuesday afternoon and were :
badly defeated in a game of ball but
they defeated the Bells boys on the !
diamond here Friday afternoon. Both
teams did some hard playing and the
game was close all the way through. ;
Mrs. Lee White, of Durham, has
been home on a visit to her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Orpie Williams.
The many friends of Mrs. J. M.
Garner will be pleased to learn that
she is improving from her recent ill
Sunday morning Mrs. Roxie Hen
shaw and Mr. Y. A. Jones were mar- j
ried at the home of the bride. Mrs.
Jones came to Bynum about two years
ago and her sweet, Christian character
has won for her many friends here.
Mr. Jones is a consecrated Christian
gentleman, who has many friends
here and elsewhere, who wish for
him and his beter half a long life
brimfull of peace and happiness.
i LAD KILLED BY AUTOMOBILE.
On Thursday, October 18th, young
Rufus Womble, a young man of 25 j
years of age, jumped or was thrown i
from an automobile near his home and
suffered a broken neck,
i Rufus was not a strong minded boy
and is the son of Mr. Fred Womble,
who lives on the Siler City road at
Loves Creek Baptist church. From
! what can be learned here the party
■ driving the automobile, appears to
’ have known the boy and stopped to
. give him a ride. After passing the
» boy’s home, and in front qf another
home, the young boy evidently jump
ed from the car while it was running
" rapidly, being thrown to the ground
( with such force that he was killed in- ,
It is not known whether the driver
missed the boy or not. However, he
kept going, and the friends in the !
- house in front of which the boy was j
thrown, saw the fall and went to the
lad and found him dead.
It is a sad occurrence and one to
be regretted. Effort is being made to
Joc^f 0 tbn of the 'wr end bring
V-m t'» k rt c'* for the deed.
Mo iday a ymmg Mr. Clark was up
boferv Squire Blair in Pittsboro, but ;
it va-f <soor Earned that he was not;
the right party.
N*!l? a Mad Dog.
Mr. Z. J. Thomas, who lives near (
Gum Swings school, on Pittsboro Rt. ;
2, had a good hound puppy that went j
■ mad on last Thursday and killed it. •
Mr. Thomas does not think all dogs ; *
i are mad that get the name of being
I so, but he was convinced that this dog
DRIVES CArTtO AKRON.
Mr. B. M. Poe left here last Thurs
day for Akron, Ohio, to return the car
; that was stolen from a widow lady in
that city some four or five weeks ago. l
The men who stole the car are locked,
up in the jail here and their trial will \
probably take place this week. |
AFFLICTED WITH BOILS
Death of Eli Brewer—Surprise Mar
(Too late for last issue.)
Bennett, Oct. 15.—Mr. Eli C. Brew
er was buried yesterday at Fall Creek
church, where jie had ben a deacon
for many years and of which church
he had been a member for sixty years.
Mr. Brewer was 83 years of age, and
was a man of splendid, Christian
character and loved by all who knew
him. His pastor, Rev. A. G. Lassiter,
assisted by Rev. J. C. Kidd, conducted
the services. Mr. Brewer was a mem
ber of the Masonic lodge at Bennett
and was buried with honors by that
fraternity. Mr. J. Q. Seawell, of Siler
City, officiated in the ceremonies. It
was estimated that two thousand peo
ple attended this funeral and it was
one of the largest ever held in this *
Mr. Brewer was a brother of the
; late Stephen Brewer, a former sher
! iff of Chatham county. He leaves an
J invalid wife and eleven living chil
dren. He had been twice married and
i was the father of sixteen children.
| Three of the children are at home.
Frank Brewer, a son of Fort Worth,
| Texas, reached home in time for the
Her many friends were surprised
' v/hen they learned of the marriage of
Miss Lula Brady to Mr. Fred Sted
man, in Sanford last Tuesday: Miss
Brady is the daughter of Mr. Andrew
Brady, near Bennett and Mr. Stedman
j is a native of Sanford, having moved
here several months ago, where he
has purchased a home. Mr. Stedman
has served thirty years in the army.
Our venerable physician, Dr. H. A.
Denson, was agreeably surprised to
day when he went home and found
many extra eatables on his table and
a preparation niacle for the celebration
of his 69th birthday. He had forgot
ten it. He looks as if he is only forty
and everybody sides with Dr. Denson
over here. He is universally liked by
For many months the people in
knowing distance of eßnnett have been
afflicted with something like Job was
—boils and sores and scabs all over
All ages have had the trouble. Swad
dling infants have had abcesses as
large as hens eggs, requiring surgical
Nettle rash has doubled its force
in size and pain and itching.
On his face and neck, Mr. King Gil
liland has had recurring crops of boils
for many weeks, suffering greatly.
For the third time Paul Phillips has
had small sores over most of his body.
From a thistle stick, Moses Welch
lost a finger, Mrs. Petty Brown lost
part of one thumb and only last week
Mrs. George Kidd had a finger ampu
tated from the same cause.
For Mr. William Oates the whole
summer has been lost from boils and
abcesses. Mr. Oates came near losing
his arm, if not his life, from an ex
tremely large carbuncle on his shoul
Many of these cases developed sym
ptoms of blood poison.
Mr. Wesley Brown, of Bennett, died
from blood poison last spring, and
now the widow Welch’s 12 year old
son, a few miles away, has just died
of lock jaw from gun shot wounds of
Mr. Street Brady, of Bennett, is
suffering from a large boil on hiS
hand, and others are showing up.
But now as the weather cools im
provements in their condition shows
signs of coming on.
A SERIOUS SMASH-UP.
Wednesday morning of last week
there was a serious smash-up happen
ed beyond the bridge just outside the
corporate limits of Pittsboro on the
Bynum road, when a big Studebaker
car, driven by Will London, ran into
a Ford skipp, driven by Brooke Lan
ius. The accident happened about 4
o’clock in the morning and both cars
were headed toward town. The skipp
was struck in the rear and nearly torn
to pieces. The Studebaker was dam
aged considerably, the radiator being
ruined, the front axle broken and the
! right front wheel tom to pieces, bq
! sides many other minor damages. The
j cars were towed into the garage ear
| ly in the morning.
It is said that the Ford car had no
j lights and Mr. London was almost up
on it before he saw it. He put on the
brakes and skidded his wheels but he
could not prevent the contact.
The force of the collission threw
the occupants of each car from them
and this probably accounts for no
serious injury to either of them. Mr.
Lanius received a laceration on his
head that required three stitches but
Mr. London was not hurt, further than
the nervous shock that he i*eceived.
Henry Scurlock, who was in the car
with Mr. Lanius was thrown upon the
embankment and knocked unconscious.
He finally rallied and was able to go
home and does not appear to be in
We’ll have a Hallowe’en party
Just to be happy and gay
Come, bring your rabbit’s foot
To keep the spooks away.
The Woman’s Auxiliary of St. Bar
tholomews Church will have a Hallo
we’en party at the Club room Tues
day, 30th of October.
Everybody invited to come.
Admission 10 cents. i