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The courier. (Asheboro, N.C.) 1906-1937, March 11, 1915, Image 2

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GENERAL NEWS ITEMS iTgus nc live NEWS GATHER ED FROM OUR EXCHANGES A NT) CONDENSED IN BRIEF FORM FOR BUSY READERS. Tbpr are said to be 781,000 wa prisoners interned in Germany. U, T anninff wife of ReV. Jei Lanning, died suddenly at her honu in Denton feDruary is. The total appropriations of the re cent General Assembly to State insti tutione amounted to $a,vw,wv. rvinmhia TTnivprsitv. New York with an enrollment of 14,000 student. is the largest school in tne worm. Conotnv Ovorman will not loin nn movement to change the rulofc so as to stop debate and force a vot )a the benate. The rnmerstone of the new hou for the Church of the Covenant, Pros byterian, was laid in Greensboro, in Sunday afternoon. Ilpni-esentative Doughton has rot omemied John L. Miller for post master at Conooid. The unsuec ful candidates are Messrs. J- . yherrill and idciiliousc. I'rof. Charles Eatnes, who built th tirst crematory for the burning of th human body in this country, an.! brother of lr. K. -M. Karnes, of Sal is bury, died in a New York hosjnt.. at week. The entire stock of merchandise o J. XI. Daniels, of Wilson, was destin ed bv fire last Saturday night, In. was nartiallv covered by insurance The stock was valued at $14,000, v i: ?S.t,000 insurance. TJnrrv K. Thaw was put on tri. Vifnro (hp Sunreme Court of New York last Monday on a charge of con ppiracv, growing out of his esca) from the State hospital for the crimi ual insane at Mattcawnn. Jesse P. Walker, the Brusnwick county outlaw who escaped six ye;;:, ago from the jail at Southport, wher b was awaiting trial for the muru f Sheriff Standland, of that county was captured in Wilmington last Sun day. Mr. S. L. Rogers, of Macon county has been appointed Director of t Census at Washington. Mr. Rogers was formerly a member of the Nom Carolina Corporation Commission and was Senator Simmons' manage during the campaign between him am' Governor Kitchin. Steps are being takea to make Healing Springs, near Denton, a popular summer resort. This is one f the best mineral springs in the South, and several prominent citi zens of Lexington and other towns are erecting cottages there for use this summer. 1& a recent letter to Postmaster General Burleson, Representative Smb, of Tennessee, chairman of th House Committee on Postoffices and Fostroads, charge the railroads witl making the Governmenc pay twice a nach for carrying the mails as ttie.-. o for express traffic Monroe E. Phillips, a real eetat.' dealer, of Columbus, Ga., ran amuc! with an automatic shot gun on th streets of that town last Friday, kill in five and wounding 32 others, one f whom has since died, finally bein shot to death himself. He is thougn. te have gone insane as a result o( anaacial difficulties. President Wilson has selected May! 1, as the date for the meeting in Washington of the ministers of fi naoce and leading bankers of Central and South America with the finai. iers and treasury officials of the United State- to discuss the estao MAment of more satisfactory finan cial and commercial relations between the nations of the Americas. THE DIFFERENCE Good Showing Where There Are Creameries lomparea i There are None. Ono t-ountv in Iowa, the one where the f;-t eo-opiativc creamery was wtabiUiu-d, lias in two banks deposits to the va.uo of $2,076,000, and un divided luo::t.s, capital and surplus to ti u vuide of $sou,00i).. Ihis count ha mo.-e creameries than any olac. m the otate, it is pre-eminently a sucesof-it dairy community, and the j.ruvtd bef'U of dairy cattle are being introduced rapidly. com";-, one that has not had a cream-er- .,-d v here dairying is abhorreu beaiaio it represents too much won. : . Ivml-s S178.000 iUS ...,.a;..,i -in.l Kiirnlus and undivided .,.,.1 ivni iWH) on denosit. i fnvmt-r the deposits are 2,- in tho latter, where there are no creameries, the deposits ...ww, i k ,-m.ntv where arc smu,i;uu. I"- ,. . , creameries flourish the undivided Trolits in two banks is $800,000, while in the tnree Danss i ty it represents $17S,0UU. tu nthnr rountv where the cream j- j- Ann vish is eiven over r,es, "1 in, -nd the feed ing of some cattle and hogs each year In both counues mim "" " - -i .u on the same sale kuiiiuuuiuv . , From the standpoint of earning there is a decided dinerence. DEATH OF E. H. F ARRIS GIRLS' CANNING CLUBS The girl's demonstration work un Ar,- th VoAoraJ rionArtmpnt of Atrri piiltairn becan in 1910 when four counties in two states organized can l,Ko Tho nlnn first tried On i modest scale by a South Carolina woman was developed by Dr. Seaman L. Knapp, of the Department of Agri culture, who has been in charge of tv;, i th Kmith i np worK has produced much of the same re sults among tne wives ana uaugm-cra Af favmaM thnt rnA novs corn ciuub have brought about among uie iar Dr. KnaDD saw in the idea a means of bringing a new interest into tne Una rt Vii-n'niri'niT nhnilt PO-OtlPration between motner ana aaugnter in do mestic tasks, of encouraging rural fomiliaa in uminHp hpttpr food a' Lii-a. Met Kir iitiliTincr th nrndnrts of orchard and garden, of providing girls a way of earning money, and ol fiirnishinc teachers a metnou or neip- ing entire communities. TTip eannini pliibs have crown to have 40,0000 girls as members under tViP siinprvision of nenrlv 400 women agents, in the hfteen boutnern btater alone. The yield from gardens for last vear has been estimated at S2S4. SS0.S1. Nearly $200.00!) of this it profit. The average profit per mem ber was $2",)..-)0. The plan is simple. Kaeh girl takes one-tenth of an acre, and is tau.H ' how to select the seed, plant, c-ull:-vato and perfect the prowth of tlu tomato. In the meantime, port:)' rarniin,' outfits arc nrovide;' to be Fet up out of doors, and trained tea-hciv of domesti science instn'rt the loca" eaehers in tho bert methods. Wlion thp Inmntnrs nrp vine, the girls come together, now at one home now at another, to can the fruit, wher tlinv nrp tmin-ht- the nocessitv of scru- nnlniis plpnnlinpKss: thpv sterilize uten sils and cans, seal and label, and in deed manufacture a product tha finds ready sale. In sneakincr of this work, one if th big dailies says: "The imponderable ndirect gains are certainly not les: important. Canning club day is i social occasion. Mother prepares something a little extra for lunch eon, and asks the aid and instruction of the teacher in charge of the can ning club. The home is "tidied up tables are properly set out and deco rated, bouquets of wild flowers appeal hern nnH fhprp nhniit the rooms. Th' boys come; mothers and fathers come. the neighborhood is there! "Thus anrial int.prast. i kindled about the doing of something wort tt-hiliv Thprp fallows a finirit of mu tual helpfulness, mutual concern, mu tual affection. This 6ort of thing lay; the foundation for co-operation in larger and more important things the church, in tne scnooi, in cnan- es, in business. Aftpr thp first vpar. if the pirls are successful, they are taught to grow other vegetables than the tomato. P-inrlnlnVl pnnntw had BPVpral Kll.' cessful canning clubs last year, and is to De nopea win nave more inu- year. 11 THE HOME GARDEN There is no Dart of a farm that will produce as large returns in making & good living cheaply as the garden. The garden should be located as near th kitchen as possible for the convenience of the housewife, ano should be well fenced to a height of six feet or more to keep out fowit. and animals. The space should o large; if not all needed for vegeta bles, part can be planted in genera crops, which is better than havin a garden too small. Some space ma;, well be given to small fruits, such a strawberries, blackberries, currants, etc ., When the soil and subsoil are dry emough to be plowed, the grounu should be broken from eight to twelve inches deep and harrowed the sam day. The soil should be made ricl preferably by heavy applications o stable manure, balanced with tv hundred pounds of acid phosphate t every two-horse load of manure, ap plied before breaking. Some commer-n-,; f,.riili7ir with an analvsis suita ble to the special crops to be grown sometimes be necessary in aciui- A man who depends upon noeinr Kir Kio ivnmpn will usually have a noor pardon. The rows should nr far enougn apart to auow a uur&e w pass between them ; and if the garden i nWnnfT shpned. the horse can be r.nA in KpHpr nrK-nntare. Horticultural (Jimiiar .o. jar- ,1rn P'.ints and Rotation, contain some valuable and timelv hints te nrnenpetive pari eners. 11ns circuiai : rr. nnn onnlicntinn to Mr. V Hutt. State Horticulturist, Raleigh N. C. WHCOPIXG COUGH Wll pvprvone knows the elTect ot Pine Forests on Coughs. Dr. Bell's Pine Tar-Honey is a remeoy which brings quick relief for Whooping Cough, loosens the mucous, soothes the lining of the tnroat ami iumk and makes the coughing spens less A fnmilv with Browing chil dren should not be without it. Keep it handy for all Coughs ano uoiu. 25c. at your Druggist. Mr. Edward H. Farris, city editor f the High Point Enterprise, ana ?L;kL J 'Mr. J. J. Farris. died sud- W.nKinrfAn. ti. last Sun ay morning. Mr. Farris had gone w Washington on account of the ume hia wife's father, Mr: Willis, news it -whose death came from the hos pital aoon after his arrival. r. r ll. .nnannt1v in his usual health i ii i Li. muk MiHnr from . u.. pf vu f.ther-in-law deatk waa roceived. Going ter t wwon with hi hew " -ii?l bmtot aawiioal all oemli reach : 'I K ew Business FOR ASIEB College 0R0 ENDORSED BY BUSINESS MEN The Modern Business College, the recognized Business In stitution of North and South Carolina, with headquarters at Reidsville, N. C, will open a branch college in Asheboro as soon as 25 students are enrolled. A 5 -months' term will be taught, which is plenty of time to complete a course. School will be in session 5 days and 5 nights in each week. taing Session, 9 to 11:30- Afternoon, 1:33 to 4:00 NIGHT, 7:30 TO 10.00 Same Course at'Home You Would Get Elsewhere THEY ARE AS FOLLOWS: Bookkeeping and Banking, Shorthand and Typewriting. In structions in Spelling, Penman ship, Arithmetic and English will be given all students. Positions Secured Free For Further Information, See the Manager at Once. O. E. FREEMAN At Ashlyn Hotel GUILFORD HASEBALL SCHEDULE LUMBER IN DEMAND TV.. 17fATK.1i ftnvernment has bee asking mills in the Northwest what they can do in the way ef furnishing dred and fifty shiploads of lumber ,ioi;ri-ir fuvhween this and next December, utner nauon v sending agents all over the worm tc ; T .Wntit lumhpr. Nothing usee . 1 v. ia af an war. and Euror tin. hn anon oi years. It U a reasonable upposit'oi a.i t. i. - m Hoatrnrtion belnt wrought by the present atruggle ir Europe will oraw owtu i" f ..ii the forests o South Aie erica, and that the price will rapidly advance as soem as peace i ceoukre. " ur. mtiAmti )UM ef BtUm nu, 4iad matl.e fe f of 82- A very satisfactory schedule has been arranged for the coming base ball season. Two trips will be made out of the State, the first in South Carolina, and the second in Virginia. A tVinon tr-ina wo mppt EmOrV aC u,nnr nnH Wnfford Colleecs for the ;-t-f tirr.o and up finr.ain meet the strong university oi eouui vaiuii". nA v ro-inin. ( o ece teams. VjUH- ford has suffered unusually heavy losses this year in baseball. uniy tan nf last vear's baseball men are V.l, ornunr) fVlPBA tWO COach Shore is daily engaged in aeveiopinK a new team, lne atnieuc r.eiu mwflniriiiff wtth material and. as to who will make the team, no one cares to prophesy. With this new materia 1 . 1 tv, Ma-Vi RVinrn will have a good team developed by the opening of the season on marcn i. The schedule is as follows: March 19 Bingham (Mebane) at Guilford. March 24 Elon at Guilford. March 31 Belmont at Belmont. April 1 Wofford at SpartanDurg, . April 2 University of South Caro lina at (Joiumoia, a. . Anril S University of South Coro- linn f rnlnmhin. S. C k Finn Kiuttar ICondav) at April 7 N. C. A- ft M. at Raleigh. Anrni 13 foeenahoro League at Anril 17 N. C A. ft 1L at Greena- iril St WiMtoB Leaco at Win- tea, April 21 Roanoke at Salem, Va. Anril 22 V. V. 1. at uiacKSDurg, va April 23 V. P. 1. at Blacksburg, Va. April 24 tlmory & tienry ai t.mory, Va. April 27 University of South Caro lina at Guilford. ' April 28 Woiford at Guilford. April 30 University oi worm Caro lina at Chapel Hill. May 1 Wake Forest at Wake Forest BE HONEST FIRST In an address at Wake Forest, rer cently, Dr. Edwin M. foteat, rresi dent of Furman University, and brother of Dr. Poteat, of Wake Forest 0o;. "And what will vou do young gentlemen when the temptation .nmoa? T will tell vou this and I noli T .mild write it in words of fire. it is better never to reach the heights of business, in poutics, m learning th.n ts find ii Twin renriiinir them that you have corrupted your soul because you have played tne game wiia me devil's tactics ana unaer ni coni roi. Th Bnoalroi declared that the temptations of young men are those of the flesh, ol appetite ana oi par sion, out also declared that the de mands of the flesh are not so unpera tive as the command to obey God. DIED NEAR GREENSBORO , Ifisa Martha Coe died at her horn six miles from Greensboro, last Bail day, from pneumonia. The deceased wm m rianirVtjtr nf the late Wesley A. Coe, and was M years of age. Sue la survived by two sister, Mrs. W. y Kennett, Liberty; and lira. P. F. Uo- uulloea, at uraencDor. If tliere is a less courteous way oi terminating a subscription than by refusing to take the paper from tne narsitTifA At t-n r-fiv it. -frrim tn carrier, we have never yet heard of it No one caring to preserve nis self-respect would adopt such r course if he stopped to consider a moment, for he could not help seeing that the most elementary oi counesv demanded that he should intimate di rectlv to the editor or publisher his desire and purpose. But the matter becomes more serious wnen we sud- senptnn whose discontinuance is thus mdnlr nought is in arrears for a greater length of time. In such r case it is downriirnx aisnonesry. ne "PAPER REFUSED" A LEGAL BATTLE ivthtnir with him even to paying him what tia nvra him. Rnt do Christians ever do this? W-e-e-1-1. ve don't know whether Christians do it or not, but well make affidavit to the fact that umii rVinrrh members do it and Wei' summon every religious newspaper editor ana puounaer iu vu DacK up tne amaaviu owp y v. n ir vnn mnir.. rrumna: mn ao in a courteous, honest. Christian way. -Zion's Advocate. The tfnited States Government, acting- film Great Britain's request haa uakxA Germany for nermusion v hAVA an American, chosen by Ambas sador Page at London, visit the camps in Germany, where British prisoners of war are detaiaed. and report on their conditioa. i School Teacher, Red-headed Bey, Switch and the Lawyers. (From The Siler City Grit.)1 On or about the 15th day of FA ruary, one Jimmie Adams, a yooaj auburnheaded youth of 12 ye was given corporal punishment M his teacher, Miss Lena Brows, Shadv Grove School, two miles wesi of Staley, in Randolph County. The parents of the youth contend that he was whinned unmercifulir and accordingly a warrant was wr:i with assault and battery. LsatSjl urday the case came, up for trial "v? 1 fore 'Squire It C. Palmer. The cswjl WOO UWU IU Wi wvuwk mwwwv - . ..I KnilHinir wan TjaCXW much so that United States Distrt" Attorney W. C. Hammer was iw Fourth District W. D. Siler. was pf ent to prosecute. The trial d -a 10 O CUCK. ana manjr wimow , , u-l. t nuila mtirtm with burning oratory and fierce injecting hour and a half, while the aolicJ only entertained the audience hour. The district attorney and thundered from his six xa". inches height, while the chirped ana aassed back from feet five. Finally after a sesrio several hours the trial judges dockHnf W 1 j er. . i

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