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Aslielxfco, N. tl. May 14. 1914.
LOCAL AX.1) PERSONAL
Percy Bostick pent Sunday with
his parents at Randdeman.
Mrs. Aleon Auman is visiting rel
atives in Montgomery county.
Miss Minnie Hoover is in Salis
bury this week attending couit.
Mrs. I. B. Rush Is visiting
Crlends and relatives In High Point.
Mr. Jas. Hendrlx ipent the Week
end with homefolks at Reldsville..
Miss Annie Spencer has been visi
log relatives at Seagrove this weee.
Mrs. James Cox and baby of
King's Mountain are guests of Mrs.
.psau Spencer. , ! i " ' ' ' ;
' Miss Minnie Hoover returned Frl
day from Salisbury where she has
jMiss Walta Page returned Sat. r-1
flay from a short visit to Green.-
a i i . I
Mr. Charlie Shamtmrger cr tin.
Store wasi in town Friday of last
week and paid The Courier a c 11.
Rev.. Lewis Collins of AshevlJle
was in Asheboro and preached iu,
Xhe Presbyterian church Sunday.
.Mrs. A. C. McAlUter and Mrs
L. M. Fox went to Ramseur Tues
day to visit relatives.
Mrs. O. E. Kearns and children
of High Point are visiting Rev.. J.
, Miss Mabel Piim of High Point
"was the guest of Miss Claudia
(Mr. Jordan Skeen of Tabernacle
township was a visitor on our street
Tuesday. . i !
in Asheboro the first of the week I
vu uubibobb. i
Tjwor n.b T.Tincrtmi
m Asheboro Sunday the guest,
of Everett Luck.' : . ; . ,
iMrs. J. H. Hamilton of Thomas
ville wasa visitor In Asheboro this
Mr. A. A. Spencer, who is to
catea at uannage.was at nome ea
odaywith h family. .
ier, v. iv. uucmmiv eyeuv u
wek-end with relatives in Hills-land
,ed the Siler City commencement
Tuesday, i i
. . . .
The Randolph Book Club meinumJ)er f yearfilC agK) he reU froSn'ceBB Mr. W. H. Swift of Greens
'wlth Mrs. a. V. Hunter Friday af- a building rnd received a very se- 'boro dellvered aa interesting ad-
ternoon. a most .n.eresung 'J'l
gram was renaerea.
uvuss connna Auman nas ".recently experienced. .He! seems
turned from Thotuasvif.l.e where sue
has taught 'n the graded school
Miss Dora Redding was in Ashe-
boro Tuesday attending the Ex-j
ecutive Committee meeting of the.
Oounty Sunday School Association.
Bev. C. Li. wmiaKer went toast Saturday under the auspices oi
tvto.kv,o. Mininv nhora ha will Dsslsi thn Randoloh ChaDter of U. D. C, at
Rev. W. E. Swain in a protract-'the
. . I service wa upcucu ujr n.v...
i meeting. . . ... by Rev, Powell, pastor of the Baptist
Mr on a Mr. TnhH Rulld nf'ohiiroh. A short business session of
Washineton D C were in Ashe-'the Randolph Camp, Confederate vet- ty, who is a candidate for the Deni
ashlngton, D. C, were , in Asnf-erans was yhed priSr to the speeches. ! ocratic congressional) nomination in
boro the first of the week, guests Following Coi, w. P. Wood, auditor of the Seventh district, is after Post
'O' relatives. I thn Stat waa called UDon to eive a master J. Gordo Hackett of North
' Misses Maude and Robbie Ander-
Uaude and Robbie Ander-lresunw of the annual meeting of Con- Wilkesboro for circulating a c rc-i-T
That; hm. t Al 'federate veUrans at Jacksonville, Fla. lar in Wilkes county, signed by the
iea to tner nome at ai- Wood gay ft graphic description postmaster and others, in which Mr.
londay after epending a 0f the meeting:, speaking of the loyal-! Beasley ls criticieed ind Oongress-
: few days with iMiss Ina Auman.
-vt i- ri i . c.
day for Hickory where she goesiof the Confederacy and said that had
to visit ner Drotner, Mr. uert num.
Misses Certrude Ferree and Con
nie Belle Auman returned from
Raleigh where they have been in
cchool at Peace Institute.
Col. W. P. Wood was at home
for the memorial celebration Satur
day. He returned to Raleigh the
first of the week.
Mrs. H. M. Robins and little
daughter have returned home after
an extended visit to friends in Lau
rlnburg. I ' ,
Mr. P. S. Page spent the week-
end with his daughter. Mra. C. E
Davis, and returned to Steeds Mon
Mrs. J. Worth McAlister and
children of Winston-Salem are vis
iting Coil.A . C. McAUster's fam
Rev. nr. Ton on will' make a med
cal lecture at Neighbor's Grova
Friday nigh at 8 o'clock. The,
puouc is coraaany invuea to i-
tend- ' ' j
Mips Maesah Lambert whoi is
teacliing the eeventh and eighth
grades of the Weldon Hlglv School,
has been re-elected to the same
position for tho next term. She 1s
expected home next week.
Mrs, Wm. C. Hammer and Miss
Julia Thorns returned Friday from
Fayetteville where they attended
the State Federation of Woman's
Mrs. Lou eld a Lovett. who has
been at the homo of her brother.
Mr. John M. Hammer, on account
of the illness of his children, re-
turned last Saturday.
(Alias Helen Slaugi ter is the guest
of Mrs. J. T. Penn.
Mrs. J. M. Hancock returned Fri
day, frcui a three weeks visit to
Greensboro, Burlington and Mebane
Miss Maud Anderson of Albe
marle was the guest of Miss Ina
Auman latt week-end. '
Dr. J. Doane and Mr. Tuttle, who
have been doing 'health work in our EfrHe Klnl GraCfe c Bob
county for he past four week leit Morrl Wallace Mocre. Wlnfred
Monday. T.hey will go to HMsboro. Berry. WUHam Armfield.
Hon. R. F. Beasley of Monroe Lower third grade Mattie Burk
was in Asheboro the first of the head, Claire Presnell; Colon Way.
week meeting the people. I Third Grade Sheltcn Birkhead.
Dr. W. L. Jackson passed through w"llam,
... . . , , . Hammond, Hell Moffitt, James
Asheboro on his way to Trinity fron Underwood, Willlm Underwoou,
a business trip to Biscoe. Fred Cranford, Leonard Wood. May
Mr. Thomas Jones, mining exper Presnell.
from Hannah's Creek mine is In' Fo"r,th, Grade Anna Rtehard
town this week .eon' Gladys Allied, floyd Beaver,
town tins week. i Everett Nance
Mr. Chas. Fox and sitter, Miss ' Fifth Grade Mai y Ellen Cox.
Mat I, were called to Randleman Frances Hall, Wilma Russell, John
TueseUy iti account of the serious Birkhead, Alexander Burns, Ben
Hirers if their mother. ,, Sumb,f; JXet' WIlm?r
... . . . ' . ! Presnell, Ethel Allrcd. ;
MUs Lila teed of Steeds was Sixth Grade Stella Auman. Len-
cn. tl-e t:ain Monday r eturning nie Bean, Lottie Newby, Nettie
v;6iting iel. r
u w c Hammer and Miss
t..m. m - . j o. ..
r'",.."0 ZrZ'uTr k""
'.l ,h"'" "I J ihl ZZZ,.
CIt,ion of Vomen-8 clubs.
Miss Myrtls iPresneld of MichJfleld
was in town Monday. She has Just
closed a very successful 7 month
'term of school at X Roaas, Kicn -
land township, i
All correspondence mutt have
the. name of the writer signed to
it in order to be printed.' If de -
, . ... ...
slred. we will withheld the wr-ters
name. This is an old established
rule of oura and must be adhered to
Mr. E. W. Parks of Seagrove Rt.
2 was in Asheboro Monday. He had
Deen nere on aaturaay aim puruuu
ea 8me goods; on the way home
e iost jj.e g0cds. He came In to
adveitlte t'.iem but found a
Dr. Doane and Mr. TutUe, ml
wf"i " vuuuucu nic
: hookworm dispensary in this coun-
W ror the past six weeks, leit moo-
aay for Hiusooro. rney wiu oe
They wild be
for the next sjx
in Orange county
Weeks . I
The heahy thhhdier and vivid
lightning of Thursday aftemocn ol
I.Qcf uioalr i n rlinat fa that clirnTTl ar
i" "" '"''"""'J c"c"-c'
?rt 'f1' WLta trt,i;w
ao wn?lw ". "
ana green roiiage ana grasses iresii
lovely afte; removing the thick
coat of dust that hlaollected dur-
,George Franklin, the negro who
'county jailk is apparently perfectly
Ihae been raving for a week! m tne
ratlnnal aeain. He claims that a1
attacks of dementia such as the one
now entirely rational and in a nor-
' mal s tate o f health, but Passed.
to remember nothimg of theoccur-1
hu,i his recent "crazy
Memorial Day fittingly uoserveu
Memoriay3s were held
Graded School Auditorium. The
resunw of the annual meeting of Con-
tv of the laree number who attended,
He consrratuiatea ine veterans ot
jt not been for the fidelity ana nacri-
fice of the womanhood of war tfwms eays that in view of the ruling of
the men could not have given their Postmaster General' Burleson it
best. In closing Col. Wood appealed s understood that Democratic
to his comrades to be ready for the postmasters were not to be polit
great call, just as they did in the ically active. 'Mr. Beasley's criti
days of the sixties. Rev. J. E. cjsm f proper. The partisan ac
Thompson, pastor of the M. E. church, tivity of Federal officeholders ls
made a most excellent address on the improper and especially Improper
Confederate soldiers. 'ln inter-party contests. Statesville
Mr. Thompson also appealed to Landmark.
tne veterans to matte meir peace witn i
God. Old familiar songs were used,
in which the veterans joined, were i
Dinner was served by the Daugh-'
ten of Confederacy at the Armory,
where Rev. Ada Lee, pastor of the
Friends congregation invoked God's
following the dinner tne procession
marched to the cemetery where the
graves of all Confederate veterans
were strewn with flowers. The service
was most impressive with a song by
wt tatUdL.ienCe' Prar hI RfVu C-
Whittaker and a salute tired bv uni-
formed soldiers of Company K. About Colfege ast Friday nfcht. The occa--1
fifty veterans were present form va- sion ,as the 28th nnnual oratorical
imtes f- OOowJiSt Siuidny School
New Hope, fourth
CedHr Grove, first1 Sunday
Back Creek, second Sunday
Franklinville, fourth. Sunday inlj,, complained of not being well; he
June. I was taken suddenly very much worse
Level Cross, fourth Sunday In 'early Sunday morning and died at
, ,9:30 o'clock.
ialay' Sheriff Petty was born in Chatham
The county association is prepar- jCOunty 47 years ago, had been a resi
ini? a nroeram for all townhsfns dent of Sa'nfovd about 20 years, serv-
'which will be sent to township
fleers in a few days. Each town-
ship can use all or any part of
this program as they choose.
'''" "lUXORO FOR GHADKIJ
The following children having
been neither tardy nor absent uur-
,nS the year, received attendance
uruncaies tn last day or fcdiool;
First Grade Hal Rich.
Advaced first giaie David Bea
ver. Fletcher Steed.
Second Grade Samuel Brtttaia.
I Seventh Grad . Donna Lee Lof-
'Jt Ldemllk Jonn Wrig 1
Eighth Grade Faye Ferree.Kate
Newby, Roy Berry, Dewight Rich
ardsoon, June Frazier, Sidney Wood
Ninth Grade Banks Rlcha-dsrn,
Ethel Blrkead, Kcte Brittain. Nancy
Tenth Grade Rill..! Spocn, Matel
Spoon, Bessie Auman.
1 Any Pereon in tWe county who
can give me any Information in re-
gard0 the tmperance work ,
tnj8 vounty please report to me at
once as I want to give a history of
the temperance work that has been
one in the county ,g
. Inftetiestiiig Pipe Found llnti! !r Olft
OouH Honwe. , .. , , , ' i
On last Sundaf wVen Messrs. J.
H. Vestal and T. E. Byrd were
tne 0jd part or tne tempie OT JUS-
tice a nine which was made from
.?e ro0l oi '
pipe nas a reefl tt?m- wod worm
have been at work on the bowl cyt
tlve jlpe; cept for that lt ls ,n
good hap?.' Jt .shows Jt has been
- - - - r 7" -
used though there is no scent of
tobacco about It. it was aoum
1 nr. J na Vvv rra rt thn workmen.
,. . u,, '
Tuesdav. Mav 7th. was corn
i - . . .. m
mencement day at Liberty. The ex
erclsea opened at 10 o clock with
,. dlt)loma8 were presented by
' DatV,io .
Immediately after the noon re'
dress on the child lfcbor question
Mr. Swift has made a careful study
0f this subject and his address was
fujj of interest frcm ttart to finish
game was played
between Ramseur and Hbeity.
In the evening a play entitled
- Ai3 sua .sseiSaoo s.joiaipua oqx..
en Thls play was nct only attrac
to t was given in an unusually
onsuv aou i-umiitveui mauuci.
Especially EmrHoifler Inftar-PUkty
J . h
I Mr. R. F. Beasley ct Union coun
Wilkesboro for circulating a cjrc-i.
man Page extolled. Mr. Beasley
to the fact that
ed Reiubllcan Federal officeholders
for their pernicious activity, ana
Deputy Sheriff Dan I. Tolbert Shot in
Near Badin, in Stanley county,
D gh Dan L Tolbert was
fc P d km d b Juliug Cox and A,
j ;f -mrv it
ia' rep0A that Tolbert attempted to
examine some bagpeapre supposedly be-
, t Cox and Cole to find out if.
li u..;nn.;v.. i ivViicVv tn no.
, ' employed in the work.
K c , j jail at Albemarle, but
. t i .
1 ' Mr. Chas. Lambeth won the Henry
'm.. ji ; rtto0t ot niiiif.-.rH
contest of the Henry Clay Literary
o :-t.. Tl,. t.n..a civ onntactantc
Mr Larnbeth chose for the subject of
his oration, "The Southern Mountaui
In eer, A Diamond in the Rough."
Sheriff Petty of Lee County Dead.
Sheriff C. G. Petty died at his home
in Sanford Sunday morning after a
short illness of acute indigestion. Mr.
Ppttv was at his office on Saturday,
of-.injr Lee county as sheriff for the last
nj suvived by a wife
and nine cmiaren besides a mother
and several brothers and a sister.
Sludebaker and Maxwell Cars
Studebaker 4-5 Passenger, Price
Studebaker 6-7 Passenger, Price
Maxwell 25-5 Passenger, Pri e -Maxwell
Miw. Ida Ingold Mastem VUts In
iWUWUngly tin Yttfti kuid ?liev-
&omo time before the Mislead
disturbance it was said that the
names of Washington., Lincoln and
Wilson would go down in history as
the three greatest Presidents of the
United States. The comment ran
that probably the only material dif
ference with Wilson was that he
would sot have a war to manage In
his administration,' '
A short time ago U looked very
much as 't Wilson would have his
war. And the danger may hot yet
be past, In spite of the arbitrary
powers of some people and the ac
quiescence of others. The Mexicans
are a bad lot . :'
When we think of General! Hu
erta as an Indian rather than a
Mexican or even a Spaniard, some
things become explainable that oth
te we could not see through.
To think of him in this way we can
better understand his cruelty,, his
tenacity and his stupidity Think
of him in the same breath with Sit
ting Bull or White Owl's Feather,
and you wilt understand, for he iC
nothing more than a peer .for the
great Ohief. t
When JHuenta was young his tribe
was visited by solders whose1 gen
eral happened to have need of a
secretary. The Indian boy Huerta
could read and write. a rare aconi'
pMBhment, having beon taught in
thg Mexican Indian village school.
He got the position of secretary is
the general, who took html to the
capitol. and becoming interested in
him sent hini to military school. Af
ter that he served asi a soldier un
der Diaz. It may b noted also
that when Diaz had to flee, Huerta
saw that he igot away .safely) 4
iiuerta makes his breakfast on
raw eggs and alcoiiol. And yet
they insist that he Is not a drunk
ard, for alcohol seenis to agree wltl
r..lm. He is sixty-nine years old
and possesses a vigorous constitu
Villa, the rebel leader under Car-
ranza, began life as a hired assas
sin. These represent the type of
men with 'wfacin wo mutt deal in
Mexico. And yet, the general com
ment Is that theMexican people so
far have behaved themselves ex
ceptionally well for Mexicans. They
have shown a restraint that we
really thought they hadn't the ca
pacity for, considering the false and
inflaming reports published throug1!!
Mexico for the purpose, no doubt,
of enraging tliem to the point
Ex-l'resiident Taft said he did not
censure the administration for th
course taken, but that he thought
the United States was facing the
most serious problem it had ev.
faced if It undertook to straighten
I do not believe any person
wwuld doubt the truth of this state
ment. But no doubt T'rcsiilent Wil
son's conception of what we are fac
lua; when we go to wa.r with Mex
ico Is as clear as Mr. Taft's, And
I, for one. am glad we had Wilson
to steer our course. There is in
Taft's statement a carefully ved led
criticism in pito of his assurance
to the contrary. But If we n.re to
have peace all criticisms of that
nature are of no avail, i
The sentiment that Wilson is the
right man in the right place .seems
to be universal. He is known as a
man of conscience and of profound
FEEL AT LIBRTY
to stop our
at any time.
Start Your Refrigerators Now
Madame Lillian Nordica Died Sunday
Madame Lillian Nordica, the cele
brated operatic singer died in Batavia
Sunday after an illness, resulting
from exposure caused Shipwreck
on Toms strait, January last.
Mme. Lillian Norica was one of the
world's most distinguished sinsrers.
The year of her birth, according to the
best accounts, was lo&y.
judgment. He does things for him
dlf. not wasting time in dictating
to ethers, and thereby is expedient
Of course he has his critics who
watch his every move, and find
fault where there is none.simply bs
cause the differ from hiim. Some
of these said that tie President
policy was hesitating because he re
fused to rush an army to Mexico
City, and because he accepted te
proposition of Argentina, Brazil and
Chile to mediate in ithe interest of
peace.' They predicted the failure
slow tn answer that he was follow
ing his "conscientious judgment."
and would follow it if he lost the
suppejt of the newspapers and of
Confess. . This is tie sort of dm
we need at Washington have need
ed 'or a long time. f
What the President wants is
peace. But. if he must sacrifice it
to R"in respect and safety and
hoaor to the flag and to the Amer
ican people then he will sacrifice
it. That is nothing but the natu
ral, hontet policy of a sane., hon
est man. ; ; :
6ome have been saying that whtii
the United States flag goes into
Mexico it will stay Irere, and Mex
ico will become annexed. That is
what they want. They have even
raSsed the cry "on to the Isthmus,'
indicating that eventually the Unit-
States will control everything clean
through to the Isthmus of Panama.
Now it ia not the purpose of the
wiiter to argue that possession by
the United States will never take
place, nor that it would be a bad
thing, but there are those wise
enough to see that this premature
sentiment concerning annexation is
not an honest one. Although preach
ed in the name of patriotism, it
is the wteh of those who hope to
make money out of the war and
Such agitators as these oppose
the PrekSiident's plan, of course.
They Mked him better when they
thought he was about to have w-ar
with Mexico. It Is necessary that
such false patriofiisim and double
dealing be distinctly understood by
the people, and that they throw
cold water on the flame whenever
What the people want is a satis
factory settlement of Mexico's prob
lems sw that it may Jf poesibl.
govern itspl.f with greater enlight
enment than it has heretofore done
The great mass of American
people aJid the President are t rw
gpter in this desire. The whole civ
ilized world is in accord with the
Idea. And even if the peace move
ment fails utterly, we have already,
by the diplomatic strokes 'of our
efficient and conscientious chief,
a.ind the good opinion of the
world, and more especially of those
countries who thought they had n
right to suspect u. Part of 1h
President's plan has Already snc-
(i eded in spite of what may cr'me.
Those few isolated chnrnrtr
wiio are yellinsr opposition v.il!l find
to their regret, that they have nil
tne time, had the wrong pig by the
er.r. IDA IMOOLD MASTEX.
AN Time, Any
Place, Any Girl
likes Ice Cream. But,
for her own sake, she's
always sure it's i
m ct a ic Creams,
For Sale by
STANDARD 3WG COMPANY
v I I Ashflbjojv, K. C.
. Monufaeturwi by
vPURiTV JCE CREAM CO.
fc RICHMOND, VA, -y J
MOST SANITARY ICE CREAM PLANT
IN THE SOUTH. m
Gry'a OhapeJ Xews.
Wheat is looking wall Ik f 1.1.
in this section
uur farmers are in the midst of
Mr. G. M. Reddine in tdrv hi
Dr. WilkernoTi in tha
borhood one day last weekl
yonn R. Coble is still improving.
M. TrOKdon. our plover 'hlnlr.
smith, hhas made some improve
ments and changes at his place.
Mrs. Cora Bridsres. nsrui hni
42 years, died on May 8th. Inter
ment was made the next day at the
Chapel cemetery. Rev. Dennis Vun
cannon conducted the, burial ser
vice. Quite a larce crowd vm
present. The deceased leaves two
sons and two daughters and a
Brower's OlinpeJ Itrtn..
Rev. Mr. Vuncannon preachel to
a large congregation at Cool SDrins:
church last Sunday night.;
Mr. George York, who has been
critically ill for the past few weeks.
is improving. I
Mrs. Carrie Bridges, daughter of
the late Squire J. W. Pugh, died
at her home on Millb rm Rt. 1 (May
8tn, aged 4 2 years. She leaves a
husband and four children. The re
mains were laid to rest in Gray's
Chapel cemetery, Rev. Mr. Vuncan
non conducting the funeral service.
Rev. Mr. Pike preached an ex
cellent sermon at Gray's Chapel last
Sunday. ' '
Mr. and Mrs. Will Blair and fam
ily of Greensboro attended the bur
ial of Mrs. . Blair's filter. Mrs.
Bridge, at Gray's Chapel last Sun
day. ' . : , J