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VOL.39 ASHE30R0, N. C, APRIL -30, ! 914 . No. 18
FOREIGN POWERS ADVISE
HUERTA TO ACCEPT
Germany, France and Great
Britain Recommend Such
The Mexican crisis now Is cen
tering" in the istiue between those
who are seeking through- the pod
offices and JuU-i mediation of Lutiu-
Anierica to find some middle groui 1
for pacific adjustment, and those
who tgard a revolt to arms as an
Inevitable ctntseyuiiice of- what has
'ihroiighout the 28th two distinct
branches of activity were manifest
that of the envoys of Argentine,
Brazil and Chile in formulating a
to the United States and the Hu
eita regime and that of the niili
plan of adjustment to be submitted
tary and naval forces pf the United
rtatesi which continue to go for
wai steadily in preparation for
any eventuality which, may develop
The arrival' of General Funston and
a brigade of 5.000 troops at Vera
Cruz was one of the notable mili
tary developments of the day.
Chief interest was directed to
the sessions pf the South American
envoys, lasting through the day and
Sate into the evening. The meet
ings were held at the Argentine le
gation, where, seated about a long
liiahogany table, the three envoys land tniiy are tlie people who re
deliberated much as an internatioiw' nn.r.:! r jutis' urcne while ck
al couit fcould weigh a case of su
At the White House President
Wilson inrt his cabinet advisers
lield a lengthy meeting devoted
Cisfly to the Colorado situation,
'although 'he .Ma'can crisis contin
ued in :le fo'u'ound. To a large
extent, however, it was felt tht
the Mexican situation was njw be
fore these, who had undertaken to
exercise their good offices and care
was taken not to embarrass the ef
forts of the envoys by any an
nouncement cf conditions ol settle
ment which the United States would
(insist vpc.tJ. A spirit of optimism
over the progress of the negotlaticn
was apparent in executive quarters.
Rebels to Kelt i a in Spectators.
Carranza and Villa have reach
on an agreement, according to
Mexican newspaper man whq arrived
from Chihuahua the 28th that tne
rebels will remain mere spectators
bo Ictg as there is no invasion of
Small detachments of federal so
Iters crowed to the United States
the 28tht for protection. Twenty.
Xive federals, including several of
ficers. are detained in the 17th in
fantry camp. Other detachments
bave been captured by the cavalry
General Murgla did not execute
vnv of the federals captured at ai
lende. He said he had no Interest
in Hueita 8 Quarrel with the United
States and declared all Americans i
hie district would be protected.
Later General Hueita has called
on Japan for aid which has been re
fused. The South American govern
ment has asked the European pow
era to bring about' such pressure
upon President Wilson to cause mm
to make terma thatMexico can ac
cept. Wilson stands for Huerta's
Mr. S. C. Cranford of fr'fcruict- Finds
Minnie Ball of Much lnWerewt.
Mr. S. C. Cranford of Farmer was
In town laet Saturday and nrougnt
With him a minnie ball which was
nreDared for use in the civil war.
In repairing the house owned by
the late Harris Johnson, -now owned
tiy Mr. Webb Bingham, Mr. Cran
ford found seven minnie balls. The
ball Is oblong in shape, hae a hole
in Ana end. The powder s in
Baner and stuck in the end of the
ball. During the war persons who
had good, sound teeth were wanted
on account of biting off me ena
of paper which had the powder. The
powder Is good after an tne years
which it has been since it was
a prepared. The supposition is that
" sons of Harris Johnson, brought
Messrs. Ivy and Clark Johnson,
these balls from the war. Mr. Ivy
Johnson is a resident of Asheboro.
His father's home -was In Concord
township about two miles from
Dr. Joyner Honored.
The Conference for Education in
the South and the Southern Educa
tional Association, which have this
week closed their meetings in Louis
ville, Ky., each elected Dr. Jamey Y.
Joyner its president, and he will pre
side over a joint meeting of the two
bodies at their next tfnnual meeting,
when they will be consolidated. A
large number of North Carolinians
were at the meetings. It is. said that
perhaps 5,000 delegates attended the
meetings from all parts of the coun
try. Other North Carolinians who
were elected to official positions were
Prof. W. A. Blair and Prof. Robert
H. Wright ' iaai
Mr. V. H. Picked Married.
Mrs. E. G. Morris had a telegram
last Saturday saying that her
brother, W. H. Pickard, had been
married to Mrs. Cowenhoven, for
merly Miis Frances Leach of High
Point. The couple were married in
Greensboro and left immediately for
Hoffman where Mr. Pickard has re
cently engaged in business.
ricked Up liy 0i- FHeUl (.VU'-im -'lnt
lmihiji travel TUliugh tl
The new church at Pleasant
Cross is about completed.
Mr. J. A. Stout of Ramseur Rt.
2 lias our thanks for a renewal of
his subscription this week. Mr.
Stent is a big man, speajiing in a
say that he is a big-hearted man.
term of avoirdupois; his friends
As to the iforiner charge he admits
himsel thet it takes a pretty good
pair of scales to wrt6tle with him.
fne trip to Washingtcn City as a
Mr. H. li. Vurner .editor ct the
Le.xington DispUch, Is 'offering
prize to the boy making the larg
er yield cf ctrn per acre in Da
vidson cour.ty this year. This will
be a very interesting trlp. for the
Rir.ner ard euiite a number o!
beys will make a try for it.
The field corropeidner.t cf The
Couiier has traveled over a part
of several townlifips for the last
few days, and saw improvements of
a substantial nature n many
farms. Neat tenant and out-houses
huve been built and reralrs made
cn old ones. Prrvidence has the
ereatest putlook for wheat we have
Mr. Qiilnto'.j N'.'xon, the eldest
nerson in tht Llneberry Station sec
tion, passed over the river March
.21. 1014. For some time he had
been in feeble health and for a few
weeks leicre his death it was
known l.e rty.ili ret live. He was
a good man and always ready to
minister to tlit t'ck ata distresse'l
or in rctil,'i. J, 'a? cne o
old soldiers who so bravely fought
for Lis envse in the civil war. He
was 82 years old when he died.
He 's survived by six children.
The writer spert a few days in
High Point recently. Hig.h Point';;
growth for the last few years has
been remarkable, and the opinion
among real estate men, merchants,
financiers and all classes of C'tizens
is that the future is rich in prom
ise.! High Point is indeed an in-vitir.e-
field for either a residence,
business or an investment.
The seascn of the year Is now
at hand when the average boy that
is too poorly to chop an armful of
wotd cr spade a littel patch of
ground in the garden, thinks noth
ing of turning tfpslde down all the
ground in the back yard in search
0 fish bait and walking five miles
to go fishing and thinks it fun. The
ycung lady that can walk up and
down the streets from ear.ly morn
till evening-, celling on friends and
gossiping about her beau while
her other does the cooking and
washing at heme, is just as smart
as fhe average bey, and no better.
Both are at par with the man who
spends his time idling around the
stores, talking politics because his
wife is cleaning houfe. All this,
however, are necessary evils and
have to be tolerated.
Famous rVwVef.pnl( fht I head.
George Alfred Townsend, a fam
ous war correspondent, died week
before last in New York at the age
of 73. He went through the Cival
War as a correspondent of the
New York Herald, and risked bis
fe as much as any soldier did. He1
began with the battle of Bull Run
and continued until after the assas
sination of President Lincoln, when
he as one of the reporters who
followed the trail of John Wilkes
'Bocth the assassin. He also "cov
ered" the war between Austria and
'Prussia for the New York World.
H4s newspaper writings, if collected
in volumes, would almost till a
library. Most of his articles were
signed "Gath." a name suggested by
There Is talk of the New York
Progressives nominating Col. Roose
velt for Governor of that State. His
return from South America is anx
iously awaited, to see if he will ac
cept. 1iir Naval Fufrce in Sltexjco.
When the Atlantic fleet wasi or
dered to Tampico last week we al
ready had three battleships, two
cruisers, a scout cruiser and a dis
patch boat at Tampico. We had one
battleship and a transport at Vera
Cruz. President Wilson's order
sent seven more battleships, a cruis
er, a gunboat and a transport to
these ports. Ten other battleships
have been laced within easy dis
tance of the Gulf coast of Mexico.
Why was such a tremendous force
deemed necessary? The entire Mex
ican navy would not be a match u
one of our larger cruisers. Mexio
Ihas'o battleships. She has ..but
three sniaui cruisers ana two gun
boats. We already had at Tampico
and Vera ,Cruz battleships enough
to blow those c'tie off the map.
One is that the great demonstra
tion was Intended to overawe Hu-
erta and keep him, if possible, from
There pre two possible explana-
the folly cf prtoking war with so
powerful a nation as ours. Amer
icans will undertake this war, if
but with resolute purpose to end it
Tne other explanation Is that the
administration is convinced, that
war must come, and that lit may.be
take the City of Mexico. In this
necessary to land a large force to
v'ew. the battleships are really
sent as transports, for the thousands
of "bluejackets' and marines tney
carry. There la not mucn use ior
the heavy guna.
Only 3.08 per cent of the peo
,ple of Randolph cour.ty have so
Jar taken auvantiise if the oppor
tunity to be examined free of
charge for hookworm disease and
treated if infected. Two weeks yet
remain of this campaign which is
fll.e last one erf Its kind that will
ever be held in Randolph county.
If yenr are wine you will derive the
benefit to your -health which can
be gained with so little effort. Why
let that bey cr gill of yours ?o
through life with poc.r health 'when
it can be otherwise so easily? Do
you realize tl at to be rf greatest
use to this community and the
Mt.te. he tmift have good health?
Many pecpl) In this State and the
whole South f c r that .ni'iitter have
become county charges because tlxy;
were so badly infectipu by hook
worm disease tint they were phys
ically and nientally unable to gain
a living. Dr. Bailey Ash fol d, who
discovered hookworm distasia in Fo
to Kleo has cited several cases of
aiien who, beginning-life comforta
bly fixed, had fallen a victim to
luc'lii.iim disease and lost 1 lealth
and prcsipeTity ard sank to the life
of beggars, drunkards and been
Dr. Rose, the administiative sec
retary of the Rockefeller Sanitaiy
Commission, tells of a visit to the
coliiee plantations of Pcito Rico.
He enquired of the plai.ttis how
much coffee the average well man
could tick in a day and was told
that about six measures. He them
read ed a gitup of aiitJin'c looking
labc-idB and enquired "How much
can thete pick in a day"? He was
'tolid that they could pick about
A tc 2 measures only. Then au
infected man can do one-fourth to
.c-ne-tDiiTd cf what a well man can
e'.o.' In our mills and other large
plants therefee in Noith) Carolina
;ou can se what an economic loss
the State is mstaii.il. g. In Poito
Rico 90 per cent of the population
were found to have hookworm dis
ease. Three hundred tnousand pa
tients v.ere treated and cured by
Drs. Aghford and King of United
States Awy service. The value of
tBiiti work in the island of Porto
Rico is hard to estimate: achoews
'and churches have sprung up as if
by magic and tanltary cciiuitionB
have improved wonderfully.
Of course the conditions here de
iiicted are not found In Randolph
county, but why allow the condi-
end health at ail when we can. ghav? affair ground, enclosed, of
rid of it?
A pennaner.t and lasting good is
the real oLjct to be attained and
curing hockorm disease la of little
value U e do not. offer somt
means cf preventing reinfection,
jhifi mi ears v.e have and the only
illitecle Is to get each and eveiy
homie, schccl. factory and a'll public
institutions to follow instructions. 1
Preventive medicine te the cry of
the aige; curative medicine is slow
ly going out of fashion and pro
verting the disease before it gains
a foothold will be the method used
in a not very dittatt day. We
) ave found tat how to control ty
phoid and can now vaccinate a
person and render him Immune for
three cr four years; we can i
control yellow fever by killing the
mosquito and'screenlng our houses;
we can control 'malaria, smallpox
and so cn through the whole cate
tory of preventive diseases. And
w can also control hookworm dis
ease and stamp it out entirely if we
. the necessary neip from tho
people in the various communities.
This is dtne, first, by prev-enting
reinfects n through the skin by
wearing shoes; o crd, by the aa.i.'J
tion of k tanltary privy in each
tiome end each public institution,
f r if we .an prevent the ova of
the worm from getting into the soil
we can prevent hookworm disease
The results of the work in the
week just ended follows;
Liberty No. examined, 106; in
fected, 12; per cent 11.3; school chil
dren examined, 67; infected 12; per
Randteman No. examined, 106; in
fected 4; per cent 3.7. School chil
dren examined, 57; infected, 7; per
Seagrove No. examined, 85; in
fected 22; per cent 25.8. School chil
dren examined, 39; infected, 19; per
Ramseur No. examined, 84; in
fected, 7; per cent 8.33; School chil
dren examined, 37; infected, 7; per
Asheboro No. examined, 29; in
fected 4; per cent, 13.79; school chil
dren examined, 17; infected 4; per
Total examined, 410; infected, 59;
per cent. 14.39: school children ex
amined, 217; infected, 46; per cent,
As before stated, the disease is
no respecter of persons, rich' as well
as poor can be infected. So it is
hoped that all will be examined In
the two weeks remaining. It coats
you nothing but a little effort and
is nothing to be ashamed of If you
are found i.lfected. The shame is
In being in poor health and not be
ing examired to see ,if this Isn't
your trculle and 'if 1 infected,
treated and thus sent on the sure
road to good health.
The Pasquotank Hosiery Mill of
Elizabeth City will purchase and
erect its own buildings.
FOUND OLD HISTORY
Interesting Local History In
Wall of Old Building
M'orkmen engaged in pulling
down the old court house last week
found a bottle containing quite a
bit of interesting history, which ap
pears to have been written in 187G
oy Thomas McGhee Moore, Justice
of the Peace. It reads as foUowa;
Asheboro 'a the county seat
of Randolph cou-.ty Randolph
county was fr.n;l from Gud
ford and Rcvvan counties in
Asheboro at this writine: con
tains a population of about 200.
it has two churches, Presbyte
rian and Methodist, South. The
Rev. Mr. Dalton occupies the pul
pit in the Presbyterian church
and the Rev. Mr. Craven in the
Methodist church. Both church
es unite in a Sabbath school and
it is held in the Presbyterian
church, it numbers about 75
students from the town and
surrounding neighborhood. The
cemetery is at the Methodist
Asheboro has two academies
of learning, male and female.
The colored people have also a
church in this town.
Asheboro is incorporated and
no intoxicating drinks of any
kind or character is aloud to be
sold in two miles of the court
Trinity College is situated in
this county. The Rev. Braxton
Craven, D. D., L. L.D., is presi
dent and is in a flourishing con
dition, 20 miles from Asheboro.
There is a Masonic Lodge in
Asheboro, Balfour Lodge No.
188. The Independent order of
Good Templers have a lodge in
this town, Good Shepherd lodge
The Randolph County Agri
cultural Society, hold their an
nual fairs in this town, they
The Court House was covered
with tin this year and painted
by Benjamin F. Moore.
The ladies of this town is, a. id
always have been remarkable
for their beauty, industry, in
telligence and virtue.
There will be found deposited
in this wall another bottle or
other Dottles containing an ac
count of the different employ
ments of the inhabitants of this
town with their names, or a
portion of the more prominent
who is doing business.
The grain crop is quite abund
ant this year and of good quali
ty. There's much complaint
among the people on account of
the scarcity of money to pay
their taxes owing to the county
administration of government.
There is published in this town
a weekly newspaper called the
Randolph Regulator, Demo
cratic in principles and an un
flinching advocate of retrench
ment and reform in the admin
istration of the government,
Hon. Marmaduke S. Robins,
The Hon. John Kerr is judge
of the Superior Court.
October 16th, A. D. 1876.
The above named, Trinity
College is the property of the
Methodist church, South.
Thomas McGhee Moore,
Justice of the Peace.
Col. Thomas McGehee Morre was
a prominent figure in Asheboro for
many years, and his memory Is rev
ered by many of our older citizens
who recall his familiar figure upon
the streets, and remember him as
the foremost Justice of the Peace
of his time.
He was a cultivated, polished
man, a gentleman of "the old
school", being closely connected wit
the Mumfort and McGehee families
of Person and Caswell counties,
prominent and wealthy citizens in
the old days.
Col. Moore lived, with his son
Frank, for many years in a resi
dence then across the s.treet and op
posite the present residence of Mrs.
M. S. Robins. He was entrusted
with the drawing up of many of
the most important contracts.deeds.
mortgages, etc.. during his day and
time. He was well posted In , the
law. and wrote a most attractive
hand, his work being much in de
mand in those days long before
the general Introduction of type-
llundolpli Uiriuk ( Iiil ( ate Ileoep
lion at (lie Home of Mr. and rY1,rs.
W. A. rnderwiMid lYiday Mlit.
In celebration of the fifteenth an
niversary of the Randolph Book
Cub, the members gave a reception
to their lnitLands and all former
members, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Underwood, corner of
Worth and Elm streets, last Fri
The home was a sr-ene of beauty
In its decoration of preen and whit-,
the eclors ft the club. logwoods
were used all over the house; white
added greatly to the beauty. White
and green tissue paper festoons
spirea aided in carryiiiK out the
The guest were received by
Mr. and Mrs. Underwood, Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Ross and Mr. and Mrs.
". C. Hammer, officers of the club,
with their husbands. Misses Irma
Whitfield and Marievn Moling pre
sided over the punch bowl which
was wreatltd in apple blossoms.
Miss Annie Morii g pinned white
carnations on the lapels of the
.A -plendid program was render
ed. Mrs. E. I a Moffitt read two
selections which were much enjoye'V
.vuss .Marlon Morlng with her vio
lin delighted the guests. Instru
mental music, solos and duets in
terspersed the literary program. A
nuaitet by Messrs. T. J. Redding,
George Bradshaw, E. L. Moffitt and
W. H. Morlng was especilly fine. A
very pleasing feature of the even
ing's entertainment was impromptu
speeches by the men. Subjects were
passed in sealed envelopes num
bered . On opening each man was
asked to make a two minutes'
speech. Subjects ranged from the
American Xavy, the Mexican Situa
tion, the Bachelor. Styles of Wo
man's Dress and Woman Suffraae
to the House Fly.
Following came the refreshments
which consisted of black cream in
the club colors, white cake, green
and white mints.
This rather unusual but most
enjoyable meeting came to a close
anna tne spontaneous singing of "y
oiu-iune songs under the leadersh jj
of Miss Nannie Bulla
The Randolph Book Club now in
its iffteenth year. Is of as much in
terest to its members as at anv
time during its existence. it use
fulness, its benefits, its pleasures
are even more vigorous than in its
earlier ycuth and each member is
tun of enthusiasm. The following a
the history which was prepared for
The Randolph Book Club is a
child of t1:e brain of Mrs. C. C.
McAlister. who brought about the
organization at the home of Mrs.
Adlie H. Worth in the spring of
1899. The object b.eing to derive
mutual culture and profit from the
world of literature and to add to
social enjoyment. Mrs. McAlister
was ele.-ic its first president and
served as such durine tile vears
that followed until 1908. when she
moved to Fayetteville. Mrs. W. C.
Hammer, vice-president, was elected
president. Airs. J. D. Ross elected
vice-prtsideiit. Beth of these have
served since their election. Mrs. J
D. Simpson was the first secretary
uutii 1910 .l-.e changed her resi
dence to Greensboro, and was
succeeded by. Mrs. W. A. Under
weed' who still holds the ofiice. It
is rather a remarkable fact that in
a body of ladies of this number who
love ten organized lcr 15 years,
that only two changes have been
made In tlie D'ireR rf the nrpnni.
zation. In the beginning there wia
twelve . members, viz: Mesdauies C.
C. McAlister. Annie Robins. AMie
Worth, O. L. Sapp, W. C. Hammer
and Misses May McAlister. Ida Mor
ris. Allle and Pattie Walker. Nannie
Bulla. Blanche and MabU Wood.
Five tf te above charter mem
bers have remained n the club con
tinuously. Mesdames J. D. Rcs
Annip Robins. J. O. Redding, T. K.
Redding and W. C. Hammer. There
are seven of the Charter members
active members at ureseut. The
five just mentioned and Mesdaiv.es
D. Bv McCrary. W. A. Underwocd.
There"' have been 27 persons active
members from time to time during
the exlster.ee of the club, namely;
Mesdanies C. C. McAlister. Annie
Robins. Allle iWorth. O. L. Sapp.
W. T;. Hammer. J. D. Ross. D. B
McCrary. T. H. Redding. J. O. Red
ding. W. A. Underwood, E. L. Mof
fitt. J. D. Simpson. W. J. Armfield.
H Moffitt. E. Moffitt. Grace Kep
hart. W. C. Hammond. J. V. Hun
ger. E. H. Morris. E. G. Morris.
W. D. Stedman, W. H. Moring, R.
C.Kelly: M's.es Flcierce Blair-Nan-nie
Bulla, .May McAlister and Julia
Thorns. The teachers in the Ashe
boro graded school were lionorary
members up until a few years agi.
The grim reaper has not called one
of the active members. Mrs. New
bold, who was a teacher and an hou
orary member died af!er leaving
Asheboro. During the first few
yeai.s of the life of the club the
oresidei t anarged cor.tests for e
tftrtainmer.t and the members dis
cussed the books and their auf'iors.
The president, who was the only of
ficer ln the beginning.' purchased
the books. A fine of ten cents
was in,osefl upon each member who
retained any book ln its circuit Ion-
The commencement at Farmer was
one of the best in the history of the
institution. An unusually good pro
gram had been arranged and all of
the participants did their parts well
Five youg ladies graduated from the
High School department. Misses
Jaunitu Kearns, Lena Steed, Myrtle
Barnes, Mittie Russell and Alice
Thompson. Twelve girls and boys
graduated from the seventh grade
and received certificates. A large
number of the children were called to
the platform and introduced as per
sons who had been neither tardy nor
absent during '.he school term. The
Farmer school shows the best average
attendance of any school in the coun
ty. It is in a splendid community
among the very best citizens of tho
county and in a nourishing condition.
It is the only high school in tne coun
ty which has a lady principle. Miss
Linnie Shamburger, with her assist
ants, Misses Pearl Gordon, Nettie
Highfill and Esta Horney have done
excellent work and given general satis
faction. A proof of this is their re
election for the next year. Rev. C. A.
G. Thomas, of Salisbury, who was to
deliver the address, was unable to be
present. In his absence, Mr. T. F.
Bulla, Superintendent of Public In
struction in the county, addressed the
audience. He was followed by Mr.
S. E. Coble, Rev. Stedman and Mrs.
W. C. Hammer, who made impromptu
The Farmer Band furnished the mu
sic for the commencement which was
especially fine. The commencement
closed last night with a play given
by different members of the school.
There was a large crowd present,
perhaps the largest in a number of
An Old-Time Printer.
The Madison Herald notes that
Capt. J. M. Cress, an employe of
that office, was forced to give up
work the past week and go to the
homu of his brother In Randolph
county to recuperate. His address
is Liberty, N. C, R. F. D. 1. and
he would appreciate a letter or card
occasionally from his friends, capt.
t'ros3 set type in Raleigh and Pe
tersburg. va., during the civil war
and is one of the oldest active nriut
m the statu.
Capt. Cross wai formerlv an m-
ployes ..t The Courier.
ger than the period of two weeks,
its allotted time. V-y little money
was collected fmm this source. It
the winter of 1903 and 1904 the
study of Shakespeare as begun with
the reeding "As i'ou Like It."
1904 and 1905 found us studying
England, her crowned heads, com
mon people, and the country.
190C-0T. cur own beloved State.
1907- 08, music and sculpture.
1908- 09. literature and art..
1909- 10. Italy. Sicily and Greece.
1910- 11. Norway, Sweden. Hol
land and Spain.
1911- 12. England. Ireland. Scot
land and Wales.
1912- 13. Russia and Jup;
1913- 14, South America and Jl
In purchasing the books we have
tried all of tle modern writers,
both at huv.e and abroad and have
covered the country in researches
ccnceixing the authors as well as
.-tudjing their works.
We have followed the W'Mti'n
son through The Canals el H:'.
Holland and on other Journeys '
automobiles and bicycles over roadl
in the eastern hemisphere. Wti
have gone with Rex Beach frcm. the
frigid climee of Alaska tin The Sil
ver Hcrde to ''The Ne'er Do Well'"
ln the torrid zones of Panama; we
1 ae lived ever again the days of
the Reconstructon with, Thomas Nel
son Page and Tl.-,nias Dixcn: and
sympathized vIth Hellen Keller in
Out of the Dark; we have laughed
ard cried with Miss Minerva and
William Green Hill; our hearts
lave gone out through John Fox
to the Little Shepherd of Kingdom,
Come; we have envied the person
ality of Eleanor Porter's IVUyanna;
and reviewed The Pioneer days
through Mary Johnson from To
Have and to' Hold down to more re
cent years including The Long Roll.
All periodicals and magazines aftr
serving their purpose in the club
have been donated to the graded
schccl Iitraiy. A town library was
established several years ago un
cier ti e auspices of tl.e club, over
Hendricks' store. Later it waa
moved cer the lank and still later
to schorl building. We have played
flinch, forty-two and rcok for
amusement, read the papers and
magazines fcr rurrer.t events; we
have painted with the artists, chis
eled with the Eculptors. played with
the musicians, sung with the sing
ers, studied wlthi the scholars and
lunched with the epicures; we have
through the aid and assistance of
the Bay View Magazine this1 year,
been digging the Panama Canal
and have been standing cn the qui
vive for the war in Mexico which
4: itv, l ien us. In every way we
have striven to keep apace with th9
age In which we are living and the
current events thejreof. Ve have
not- however, come out on the
side of woman auffrge for all
believe in the doctrines of odr
mothers that the old-fashioned life
i the ultimata of hai dv woman