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ONE DOLLAR'PER YEAR
Asheboro, N. C, Thursday, July 23, 1914
PITTSBURGH PROSPEROUS COUNTY S. S. CONVENTION
GAN'T GET MEN ENOUGH ! GENERAL PROSPERITY
HEARD ON THE STREETS
WHAT OFR TOWN CORRESPON
DENT HEARS AMI THINKS
MATT Fits OF PUBLIC INT Ell -EST
"Foirmnit in every Rood work.'
Are v p talking about you?
Asheboro is going to double her
poulatie.n in five years from now. And
that's saying a great deal, as we all
A silo on the farm, properly used,
will pay 20 per cent, profit each year
on its cost.
Two pieachers down in Montgom
ery c..-;nty have been caught in gay
r.iint will make any building appear
twice as beautiful. Try it.
"Opportunity knocks at every man's
door j J.st once." He ready to Rive it
a hearty welcome, a lost opportunity
is never regained.
When the Republicans had control
of our county they could not pay its
bills promptly or face value for its
The bulletin says the Republicans
are petting together. Of coures the
two factions have a cuiuon hunger
for place and power and patronage;
but have they anything else in com
Wiv.'ii the Republicans were last in
power in Randolph county the board
of con.i; sienei s never sctt'ed with the
tlu rid' r count V treasurer for three
vi a i s and iwt U
!i until lorced ti) 1.0
'Villi;' pressure of
ich demanded it.
at t.'il horo two itiv
SENATOR .OLIVER'S . ST AN DP AT
REPUBLICAN . .OUGAN . . I ) EC
CLARES SMOKY CITY'S IN1HS
TRIES ma: THRIVING.
Pittsburgh. P;., Ju'y 22. The
Pittsburgh Chronicle-Telegraph, own
ed by George T. Oliver, Republican
United States Senator from Pennsyl
vania, prints the following as a state
ment of business conditions in Pitts
'Pitsbiiigh is the first of American
cities to recover from the depression
in business which has affected the en
tire country. In this manufacturing
district the ebb tide in the commer
cial and industrial field, caused by the
change in the nation's tariff policy,
the changes wrought in the banking
ami currency system and the uncer
tainty in the railroad situation, has
"Pittsburgh is returning to its old
time prosperity. This is the opinion
voiced by leading manufacturers,,
bankers, and business men of the
Feel Returning Stimulus
"All brunches of trade," the paper
declares, "are feeling the stimulus of
the return of normal conditions. The
Pittsburgh payroll, measured on the
unexampled standard of SI. 000,000 a
day, is again making itself felt in the
home commercial mart. This unrival
ed asset in Pittsburgh business and
especially in r-unraiueoing the stabili
ty ol i :. ; .imi'.a'v:
is growing greater.
"Reports in in.1 i
(h'Stry !'"- July in :
an in: v;
The- A-.i i.
In fact m.
to hi: .iiki.d .at .? w::rty at
gi st nineteenth froml
nknt speakers to re presENT.
Tlv T venty-f.ftli Anuia! Convcn
tiou of the Randolph County S-tnday
School Assoi iation will meet in Liber
ty, Wednesday. August P.-th. at 10
o'i lock a. m. and continue through the
this is the twenty-!, i'th convention
held since the county v as organized
in lWi. The (''invention met in Lib-e'-y
nine years ago and since that
lime has visued in a numler of other
towns in the county. Arrangements
are being made to make this one of
the best conventions ever held. The
following are among the speakers
who will take part in the program:
Hon. J. A. Brown, Chadbourn, X. C;
Mr. J. M. Eroughton, Jr., Raleigh. N.
C; J. Walter Long, General Secreta
ry cf the State Association; Gilbert
Stevenson, of Winston-Salem. The
programs are not yet completed but
will be published in this paper as
soon as the final arrangements are
Delegates will be expected to pay
the usual registration fee of twenty
live cents, which will entil'e them to
Convention badge, program, and free
entertainment. Each School in the
county is entitled to t -vo delegates.
There wiii be good ni'i.-de furn'shed by
a choir under the dire. tion of an ex-
at every S
.vr;i . tli i:
:it tiiis in:!
DKi IS 1 C.CH C RS AN
( 1 1 N K S T H 0 1' S A N ! )
TKiNAL MEN PS T TO
TMPEE STATEMENTS SENT OFT
FROM WASHINGTON SHOW
THAT BUM !n IS LOOKING
FP ALL OY ! 1' THE LAND.
A't-'ona.Pen:-. yiv'::, .T ;.!;
Wk'i every dopartr.'-nt of t'- - A'
shops, the iii'iustrin'. tenter f
Pennsylvania Railroad Coir
working fit' I time I r.i;'.;' i'.
monts working overtime, this-
enjoying an mis -.rpii-.-ed c-i a cf
Within the last few days add!,
orders for engines and cu"f have
placed with the shops here.
enough work is now on hand to keep
all departments working for at least
An order for eighty-one freight en
gines, the largest ever used by the
Pennsylvania, has been placed with
the Juniata shops, while an order has
just been placed with the car shops
for 1,000 all steel box cars, the most
costly equipment of its kind ever or
dered by the railroad.
Some montlfs ago there was a
slight suspension in the Altoona shops
and about twelve hundred men were
laid off. Within the last ten days
practically all of these men have re
turned to work, while additional me
chanics have been employed from oth-
ton the f r.-
I t ion.- of
the V nit o'i
id at presc
to from ti
;m!jer of C
non'- i.-.-td at Wstsh
; cf the week show that
vosporitv and industrv
State s:Ve v.onderful'.y
!t. The.-e statements
:e White Mou.-e. the
mnmc'Ve of the Fnitcd
In fact, tlx
conditions of Ahoor.a
to .such an extent that
are carrying on large
til Altoonu are c-xperi-shoi
lago in the la', or
i States, and the Ihireau of Croj) Ks-tir-ttej
i the I '(;;:. i;t Ul-.'-'t of Agri
cu'ture. Among the indiciil!ons em-
a'.nt tnacect hy t.le.-e statements are tne
First. That the composite condi
tions of a'l crops of the L'nited States
is l'j per cent, above their ten year
Second. That the forecast of the
year's wheat crop is SCIO.OOO.OOO. the
largest wheat crop ever produced in
Third. That in most sections, even
in manufacturing sections where busi
ness conditions are at their worst,
there is much optimism of the future,
and a general feeling that with nor
mal crops there will be an improve
ment in all business matters the rest
of the year.
Fourth. That the tide has turned
toward i'.idfstrial prosperity and that
for going ahead
ERS PR ESENT INTERESTING
IU SINES-i SESSIONS ILL
MEET IN ASIIERORO NEXT
Greensboro IUstrict M. Fi. con-
fe'. nee met at Gibsonvil'e Tuesday of
hist week and continued through Sun
day. The presiding eider was not
present and Rev. ,1. Ii. Thomp.-on. of
Ashe'oro, took tharpe of the meeting
an l the business of the conference
went on as usual. Mr. I. F Craven,
of Ramseur, was made secretary of
the conference. Ir. Byrd, of West
Market Street church. Greensboro,
made the opening address. Other
prominent speakers of the week were
Dr. W. P. Few, of Trinity College;
Rev. H. M. Blair, editor of the Chris
tian Advocate;. Rev. W. O. Goode, of
Spring Garden Methodist church, of
Greensboro; Rev. W. A. Lambeth, of
Reidsville; and Rev. J. E. Thompson,
of Asheboro. The reports of the va
rious committees showed that much
good work bad been done during the
Among the delegates elected to the
annual conference to be held this year
at Shelby is Mr. I. F. Craven,o Ram
seur. The delegates irom .-.sneooru
were Rev. J. E. Tbon-.o.-t-m.J. T. Wood,
Jesse Scarloro. I'. K
H. Morris. :. : : .
the coniYrc .
next J car - : ;... :;!
' Aburv. and P.
SFPF.RIOR C(r i?T
Morning V ith
St a, . .
4. i '-. .
th- t. :
inn' ci j'
V. ilil t'L (
ai t it-: .
be hot .'i
1 it, e m huol hon
Angus! i : Earn
i i. -IU..IOS are
udcil than the
;s much an
.h in many
r 1 1 s? nion,
moral is :
;;.-e in Tlv
hy - i 1
: ;-o. e.
loyeJ at times
Ki'.i of variou?
instances can. That t;;js sitvi-tien wil
y in Asheboro !,.e,,,i, a .M,cn! ;.,n;a,
!;at nuv!uu't.-;bijt!iil(r aitivitv s- hedt
Cuir. h-r mere) iuture."
re the r.lOSt
re in years.
n the o.ior
d for tht
'u!;er, of Tabernacle
e !:.t bushels of wheat,
i good famrer and is as
string and a mai: who
to seven t'mys ki the
F..:itdo'i.ih co tnt y :s nuikhig sp 'en
did prfigr'e.s in a!mo-t every way,:ind
the tax rite of S2 ce.uts seems to be
pleasing (he people p.'-etty well, ix
topl '.'So RuPttia aa.i its thms.s 't
the n; esenl Coua'y administration re
mind one of the iittle og that killel
itseif barking at: tile moon. The poor
lit. " doir i-;s been ibad an! .-.'most
foi'L.otifii a knur time, but the moon F
still chines on as bright and beauti
ful a.- ever.
Mr. V. :i. Kennedy of Trinity R. 1,
lias a splendid little farm under a
high state of cultivation. He has some
of the finest tobacco we have seen in
our rounds. Mr. Kennedy bought this'
farm three years ago and is extreme
ly loyal to 'this section and hats done
a great (tea! to show his neighbors the'
advantages Trinity township possess
es as a tobacco section.
In our article last week on the
wheat crop report of Mr. C. L. Hutch
eson a mistake occurred. The state
ment was made that he made 5o2'2
bushels of wheat on 14 acres. This
was wrong. He made. 452 bushels
on 14 acres.
All Democrats are sunosed to ail
here to the same principles. In other
words, they , are suposed to thinK
alike in matters pertaining to our gov
ernment. This being the case, they
should work together to strengthen
the party. We can not vote and fav
or all candidates for the same office
before the primaries, but we can and
we should treat all candidates with
the same courtesy and consideration.
It is not right to bring up an issue
against a candidate that will be taken
up and worked by an opposing party
in the general election. Any man who
has held office one or more terms has
a perfect right to run rigain when a
considerable number of his friends
insist on his doing so, if the law does
not limit the term of his office and
any man who feels that he ,can fill a
position acceptably to the people has
a perfect right to ask for the nomin
ation. Give the voters a chance with
out prejudicing them and they will
nettle these contest right.
, . ,;:itvi..i"ii oi cro
la:!.! v..ri.'.i,:. other ti;ii..v.-s ill which ..);
.;i"iiiers of the vicinity a-'e Lit-:-!:
Wo have et the insiiiiUe a ijuesrv'
b.:: aa.i invite the fanners to i!i:. ::;
,o it. i!iesti.ns they would like to In v.
d'sciissed. In the afternoon tile ij-.ics
tion box if opened and the quest sm.
diseased aiis.i answered in a jo:; u
.i MEN S Y I lauie niscui -ion. v e are ixaauu;; ....
j lay 10 oe mie in proia. aim picaMirc -i
he country ovei- and' all who attend.
san pontics are u'- .vr. .. tr. Hendricks, a success.';:
President. t armor of Davie county, will concur
the institute narty. lie wnl he asss:
vd by Dan T. Gray, chief in anima
industry, North Carolina Exporimt :.
Station, Department of Agricuiuiiv
and others. Local men are in' itrd t.
come out and discuss questions :
which t'-e f. 'iroiers of the commun':
e:.!C!eni ' !
letist lift., el'
placed with t
the next tv .11
There is a
lies circles in
rrcr-rd of bi;
int an or.
v,-!".' activity in all
Altoona". ivf to the i
in the shops, and le;
men dee'are tiiat ti.
i-nei-s for It'll will
PARMKUS- lNSTnVTK IN NEAR
RY COl'NTI liS.
. .U'iv f
.' : Baltic
ahead cf anything tione in years.
regarilies of par
spoken in covrtibora'.in
Wi'.-onV dechtrat ion to the Virginia
editors that the country is entering
uprr.i an era of unexampled prosperi
ty. The following cxlnuls from inter
views authorized by delegates who at
t:r.n,V"i.l the re ent eonvent'on of the
N'ai'.Dia.l Lt-ai.tt-r ;:ml Saoe i'ia.k'r.'
Association in New York, arc illustra
tive of the j.eneral c-piniof:
He'si'1' Kieine. head of Henry
ile.ne t o,n ,a.iy, tt (..tic .go: i.i.,-
iness i good ;iow and it is going to bo
much hotter in a few Wf.iks. The
country looks great. President Wil
son is dtiing wtll in having udks with
mtrn of a.'l'airs.
Huchanvin Harrar, of I.aing, Harrar
& t hamberlain, of Philadelphia: "I
am an optimist. We a.'-e gobig to
have a fine season in om line. The
readjustment following tariff revision
is practically complete."
C. F. Kolb, Jr., cf Kolb & Co., of
Philade.phia: "The month of June
was the best we have had since we
have been in business. Those who are
yelling calamity have no right in bu6ii
nes." Samuel J. Burk'haell, of Doliver &
Bro., San Francisco: "The country's
business outlook never was so good
Thomas W. Jones, of Philadelphia,
representative of twelve houses: "l
have found things better in the last
sixty days than they ever have been
for a year. There has been a steady
pickup in the last few weeks. In gen
eral, confidence has been restored in
an lines oi Dusmess.
George A. Knapp, St. Louis: "Good ,
busines is assured. The full crop and
the general inspiration of confidence
have destroyed all doubt of this. The
outlook in the South is better than it
P. H. Volk, of P. H. Volk & Co., of
Baltimore: "I anticipate
business this autumn
At thr; same time and place
Woman's institute will bo conducted ' terial.
by Miss Luive T. Webb, of Warn". ' rii ;!n
i i'..., a. a. o.io. . Rcni.;.-. . ; i. ... ,;
of iCatauba ; ounty. At this meeti'.r'
subjects pertaining to household a
fair-, cookery, the care of thildren.
the care of the sick, and numerous
othet things vill be discussed. The
Womsm's Institute should be largely
attenr.eii uy tee women ot the com
munity. If it is worth while for the
men to come together to discuss bet
tor methods of farming, stock raising,
etc., it i.s even more so for the women
to come out to discuss the more im
portant problems of health, 'child
training, .saving t-trength, food prob
lems etc., subjects in which we are
al vitally interested. .
Three premiums .will be given at
the YVomen'f Institutes as follows:
F'irst, to the woman living on the
farm, who is over twenty years old
baking and exhibiting the hisrhest
scoring Joaf of bread, a year's sub
scription to a woman 8 maeazine.
Second to the girf under twenty years
of age, living on the farm, baking and
exhibiting the best loaf of bread,
a years subscription to a woman s
magazine. Only ore of the above
Fremiums wil be given to th sane
amily. Third, to the girl under six
teen, baking and exhibiting the best
pone of corn bread, a premium.
Yours very truly,
T. B. PARKER,
TO THE FARMERS OF
THIS COI NTV
The Bacteriological Fabr.v.ory.
which the BROWN LEGUME 1.'oC
ULATION BILL placed in the Nm-iii
Carolina Department of Agritulti.tv,
is now nearing completion, and about
September lirst wv will be ready to
sen 1 o" pn fv ad n.e-vtm-
i..v.,..; v.rop.- sci ,.c in .i.f ......
The actual cost of making this ma-
lixed b the Board
is iif'.v co-"s an :..
a "es ti'a'. are "poor .
The wheal crop this year wiii h.
..- Ia''y.e-t tite natiori Fas ever pro
a ed. T!-e gover:i:v.eni forecast of
ia'iy is:iod ti-e lirst of lite v., ek b-rea-;
of tpEs-.:ato says that .!:;
1st fore.a?t is !'. !::o,i';n!,(:(';
is'ie!.-. Las: year' crop wil! pioba
y bo bea.en by '.ij".i li' .' . o bf.she!.
lis reiv- 't also sa' s: Vi a Ur u
! wni ' a- :- r-i ."
: M-. Li-aiisburp,
-May. Atigit 21.
'. oi- ' to;, nr.-. C . o!
NVe.ines.ia.'r. July 2!';
Fa nr.. Saturday, August
vii'e. Friday. August 14.
R-i.-kingham County. Rull'tn. July
i:'t; New Bethel Academy. Thursday,
Avgv.si 1.".; Stonetilie. Friday, Au-
liov an County. Rockv
day, August M China G'vi
tended bankers' conventions in Mis-
splendid ' souri, Kansas, California. Washimr-
Bankers real-1 ton, Idaho, Utah, and Colorado. Col-
ize this as well as others and money I Fred E. Farnsworth, General secreta-
is beginning to circulate most en-iry of the American Bankers' Asso
couragingly." ciation, said: "The outlook in the
J. H. Deaton. of Camden, N. J: "We West is good. The banks have nlentv
are on the eve of a period of good i of money and are confident that they
business, and I think it will be a last- will be able to take care of all re
ing one.'" ' euiremeiita. The crops are so big that
Returning to New York, after a the people are beginning to worry
trip that took him to the Pacific over the ability of the railroads to
Coast, and in course of which he at- handle them."
dors for the material as the Board ' ''''l'
will not let us send it out before ri-jStoci; n
ceiving the pavment. It will be great-1 present
lv to tiv advantage of the farmers to 10111 111 some
send in their ordets real earlv that ! promise oi al
we may know how mveh of the mate
rial to prepare, otherwise, a gnat
rush of orders right at the last might
prevent our Idling some of them.
Those who send in orders lirst wiii
receive the material first and will be
notified a week or ten days before it
is seat out. We will have to adopt
the rule of "First come, first served"
in the filling of orders. Of course,
in case we are unable to fill any or
ders the money will be returned to
the parties sending it. The use of
this material is too valuable, how
ever, for any of the farmers to fail
to get it, and we take this occasion
to warn them to have their orders in
early in order that nav fill them
all on time.
James L. Burgess.
red for live
e there is
'. , c -;..
BOOK CLUB ENTER
A most enjoyable afternoon was
given to the Liberty Book Club July
16th when Miss Elizabeth Cameron
was hostess. The ladies met at her
milinery shop. Misses Beryine Shep
ard and Florence Owen were the
guests of honor. After the regular
business meeting, a move was made
to the tastefully decorated tables.
which were arranged for progressive
games. After merriment here, Miss
Cameron gave -all an invitation to a
convenient drue store. This had al
so been made to look "comfy", and
cheerful for the occasion. Delicious
cream and cake were then served.
Realizing the afternoon was nearly
gone, the club dispersed, appreciating
the delightful time, voting Miss Cam
eron a charming hostess.
THE N I'M PER
The number seven . fey.-em!v us
ed in tlie writing oi' the . ; l o. Or.
the seventh day God ended his work.
In the seventh month Noah's ark
touched the ground. In seven davs a
dove was sent rut. Abraham pled
seven times for Sodom. Joeo'o serv
ed seven years for Rachel, and vet
another seven. Jacob mourned seven
days for Joseph. Jacob was pursued
a seven days' journey by Laban.
Seven years of plenty 'and seven
years of famine were foretold in
Pharoah's dream.by seven fat and sev
en lean beasts and seven ears of full
and seven ears of blasted corn. On
the seventh day of the seventh month
day, July 27; Center Church, Tues
day. July 2v
I'orsyih County. Clemmons, Sat
urday. July 2-"; lb-lew's Creek, Sat
urday August li: Burke's Grove
W.-lnesday. August P.1; Cold Springs,
Thursdav, August 20,
A queit wedding took place at the
Methodist parsonage at Southard. N.
J.. a few days ago, when Miss Mamie
Osborn. daughter of Mrs. Sarah Os
born, of Edgar, X. C, and niece of
Mrs. Grant Reynolds, of New Jersey,
became the bride of Mr. William Tay
lor, of Adelphia. N. J., the ceremony
being performed by Rev. Mr. South-
Tli K,.;,I -0 k,v,; i.. i
the children of Israel feasted seven j in white crepe voile and shadow lace,
in ana wnite r.at ana veil. She carried
a boquet of bride roses -and maiden
days and remained seven davs
tents. Every seventh year the land
men were set free. Every seventh
year the law was read to the people.
In the destruction of Jerrico. seven
priests with seven trumpets for sev
en days surrounded the walls and at
the end of seven days the walls fell.
Solomon feasted seven das at the
dedication of the temple. In the tab
ernacle v-ere seven lamps. The gold
en candlestick had seven branches.
Our Saviour spoke seven times from
tne cross on wnicn ne nung seven
hours. . After the resurrection he ap
peared seen times. In the Revela
tions we read of seven churches, sev
en candlesticks, seven stars, seven
trumpets, seven thunders, seven vi'.as.
seven angels,and a seven-headed mon
MISS SUDIE BROWN.
Asheboro, Route 1
hair fern. The attendants were Miss
Blanche Clayton, of Southard, and Mr
Harry Reynolds, of Adelphia. While
the ceremony was being performed
some of the young people decorated
the automobile with signs and rib
bons, and then plentifully showered
the bride and groom with rice and
flowers. A reception was held at
their newly furnished home at Adel
phia at five o'clock, at which there
were aoout one hundred nrnsont
The young couple received numerous
presents ot cut glass, silver, etc.
Those present from Southard were:
Mr. and Mrs. Grant Reynolds, Mr. and
Mrs. Shutter, Mr . and Mrs. H.
Shenck, Mrs. Ella Addison, Mr. Wm.
Nissen, Mr. and Mrs. John Clayton
and Miss Blanche Clayton.