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Ashebori N. C, March 11, 1915
LOCAL, AND PERSONAL
Next week will be couri with Judge
Mr. B. F. Newby went to Randle
man on business yesterday.
Mrs. C. E. Clark visited friends ,in
Greensboro last week.
Don't forget the County Commence
ment, April 2.
Mr. Hobart Cox visited relatives in
Greensboro last Sunday.
Mrs. W. J. Armf.eld spent one flay
last week with relatives in High Point
Mrs. Thomas Creekmore has return
ed from an extended visit to Ports
Messrs. James Hughes and Ralph
Russell, of Pandleman, were visitors
in town last Sunday afternoon.
Mr. R. W. Jordan, of near Frank
linville, was in town on business last
Miss Lanta Winslow, who has been
teaching at Bowdon, this winter, nut
UhuIiibmi Dnvwl und L. T, Farlow.
of Flint Hill, were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. J. n. Kusn, one mgnt last wee
Mr. C. C. Cranford was recently
elected a director of the Goose Grease
Mr. J. M. Rush has gone to Pleas
ant Garden to take a position as tore
ro aa of a sash and blind factory.
Misses Catherine Burns and Hallie
Ross spent last Saturday in High
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Thurber have
recently returned from a visit of three
months to f lorida.
Miss Florence Eldridge, of Glenola,
and Mr. Byron Gibson, of High Point
were Married one day this week. ,
Dr. A. H. Redding, of Cedar Falls
was a visitor in town Tuesday of thi.
Messrs. B. F. and N. W. Newby
spent Sunday with relatives at Farm
Mr. W. F. Hunsucker has been con
fined to his home by lagrippe a few
. 4 &ys tfais week.
Don't forget the Clean-up-Week bu-
gtoatag Monday Marcn 15.
MiM Justa Tow, who has been via
rsmg at B rowers, has returned to her
heme at Star.
Mrs. Titus K earns has moved from
her koine near ML Gilead to live with
her son near Mechanic.
Miss Annie Asbury went to Star
last week lora visit to her sister, Mrs,
Ij. i. Kacnarwn& '
Mr. Claude Elmore, who has been
.spending a few days at his home ir
Raadlentan, has returned to his work
m Tke Bulletin office.
Miss Cletus Burgess, of the graded
.scfcooi faculty, visited home folks
in High Point last Saturday and Sun
Mr. D. B. Teajrae, a Sanford law
ynr. was the week-end visitor of his
brother. Mr. C-E. Teague. superrn
teadent of the Asheboro graded school
Mrs. Bettie Freeman, aged 75, is in
a crroesi condition at her home neai
Biscoe. She suffers from a stroke of
Miss Frances Hannah, of the Den
teat graded schools faculty, visited her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hannah,
in West Asheboro, last Saturday and
fennday, returning to Denton Monday.
Asnefoore had a beautiful lltti
March snow last Sunday afternoon,but
account of the dampness of ti
gronnd the feathery flakes soon men.
. Mr. A. If. V&rner. fnrmnrlv of Tnh
ernade townshiD. this county, now liv-
ing at Troy, is gradually growing
worse irora n lingering niness, irom
wnion it is not possiDie ior mm to re
cover. He has lost his flesh until it
looks like there is no flesh on his body
Mr. J. M. Shaw, of New Hope
Academy, has the lumber on his yard
to 'add 12 feet to his store building
and a nice glass front, which will add
much to the appearance of his place
Mr. Will Rankin, a brother of Capt
A. M. Rankin, of High Point, is sen
usly ill of paralysis at his home in
-Greensboro, and does not seem to im
rwre. Mr. Rankin's illness at first
seemed to be caused by something he
", Amwig Randolph citizens who have
seen recent callers at The Courier of-
nce were Messrs. R. C. Cox. supenn
Undent Randleman craded schools: l
F Gatlin, of Erect; S. M. Lewis, of
Mils store; W. S. Gatlin, of ulah;
WftAT. J. Coltrane, of Sophia.
A lorsaer Randolph lady, now living
m n nstant city, writes Toe vouner
Ibe foiowiag encouraging words: "I
. canoot V without The Courier, for it
is one ovtha cleanest, most up-to-date
papers i the State, besides it's al
"ways en job, I have only missed
senr copta, u six years.'
Eer-'J.E. Pritchard came down
-frees. Tb.omville last Monday for
-visw m us niter, Mrs. J. Milton Bur
tow, near to. Mr. Pritchard's boy.
" fcodo home w near Asheboro. He is
.now pastor oljhe Methodist Protest-
. ant drarcn in riomasville,
Mr. A. N. (ullom and familv will
move from Try to Asheboro in the
ear future, ant Mr. Cullom will rep
resent the Cullov School of Music
Aere. His son a daughter, Prof. E.
1L Cullom and Mis Florence Culloia,
'-are conducting a Musical institute at
-JSfcilon ttiis week. V - ;
Mr. J. T. Turner, of Ramseur. w.
in town a few hours yesterday.
Mrs. J. W. Steed, of Steeds, (roes to
Raleigh today for a visit to her sou.
Mr. Herbert N. Steed.
Mr. J. H. Scott, a recently licenseu
atttorney of Bennett, was in town on
Miss Lula Hill, of Hills Store, mass
ed through Asheboro yesterday on Tie
way to High Feint to visit relatives.
'Mr. John H. Kirkman, a Confeder
ate veteran, died at his home near
Ramseur. An obituary will appear
Mrs. J. C. Fox. of Columbus, Ga ,
was a visitor in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles M; Fox a few days this
McCrary-Redding Hardware Com
pany are adding much to the appear
ance of their store building by a new
coat of paint.
Randolph county now has twenty
boys enrolled in the Corn Clubs for
1915. The names of boys and their
postofnees will be published next
The Courier acknowledges receipt
of an invitation to the Inauguration
of Edward Kidder Graham as Presi
dent of the University of North Caro
lina, April 21.
Mr. C. T. Loflin. who recently went
into bankruptcy, will take a position
traveling for a Western concern as
soon as his affairs here are straight
Much interest is beinsr taken in the
establishment of rural libraries in this
county. Superintendent Bulla reports
twelve schools as having secured li
braries this year.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bean, of Ran
dleman, came down Monday for Mrs.
Bean to have amne dental work don,
returning tp their home that after
The Courier has an obituary of
the late Mr. Abner Steel, who died ai
his home in Franklinville, January 19,
that will be published next week, Iatr.
of space preventng its publication this
Mrs. Millard H. Allred will conduct
a millinery store this spring and sum
mer in the same building occupied by
Mr. O. R. Fox's furniture store. Miss
Pearl Pritchard is now in Northern
cities selecting the lirffe of goods.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, South,
of Randleman, are preparing to hold
a chrysanthemum show in that town
next November. A complete list oi
the premiums offered will be pub
lished next week.
News comes from Grensboro that
Mrs. A. C. McAlister, who has been
visiting her son, Mr. A. W. McAlister,
for two or three weeks, has been quivc
ill for several days, but is improving
and hopes to be able to return home
Mr. B. F. Brittian, the junior mem'
ber of the firm of Brittian & Brit
tian has been elected prosecuting at
torney for the town of Star, and goes
down there twice a week to attend
to business in a branch office of the
firm which has been established;
The Coca Cola Bottling Works in
stalled by Mr. C. D. Harden, of Ran-
dlemao and Capt A. E. Burns, of Ash
biro, is one of the newest enterprises
of the town. The plant is in the
Hamilton store building on North
The Courier has received an invita
tion to be present at an old-fashionea
exhibition at Patterson s urove schoo
house, near Ramseur, Saturday,
March 20. The school at that place has
been successfully taught by Mr. A. M
Prof. M. C. S. Noble, of the Univer
sity of North Carolina, will address
the Randolph Teachers' Asociation in
the Asheboro graded school building
next Saturday. Asheboro people have
had the pleasure of hearing Prof. No
ble in the past and have always been
highly entertained and instructive on
Mr. O. E. Freeman, representing
me inoaern Business uuiesre. of JVortu
and South Carolina, has been in town
this week completing.arangements to
establish a business college in Ashe
boro. Rooms over the Lexineton Gro
cery Company have been secured for
the school, which will open 'as soon as
to students are enrolled.
News comes that Rev. J. R. Scrogg
a prominent minister of the Methodist
Episcopal Church, South, and a for
mer presiding elder of the Greensbori
district, is seriously ill at his home in
Shelby. Mr. Scroggs is well known in
Asheboro, and his many friends wish
him a speedy recovery. The children
of the late Dr. J. O. Walker, who
homes have been in Asheboro for sev
eral years, are grandchildren of Mr.
The Randolph County Medical So
ciety held a meetine in the Countv
Commissioner's room at the court
house last Tuesday. Besides the lo
cal physicians. Drs. Wilkerson and
stunner, of Kandleman: Keddimr. of
ueaar r ails; T. j. r ox, or Franklin
ville: and C. A. Havworth. of Cole
ridge, were present. Dr. J. r . Miller,
wno recently moved to Asheboro from
South Carolina, nut in an ar-nlicatdon
to join the Randolph Society, to be
considered by next meeting.
The girls of the ninth and . tenth
grades of the Asheboro graded school
neld a costest last Monday afternoon
to determine who should represent the
school in the State-wide Reciters'
Contest at Elon College, April 2. Miss
Alice PhilliDS. a daughter of Countv
Treasurer L. C. Phillips, wen the ap
pointment by most excellent rendition
of her subject., the Judges betnn
Missses Roberta, Fentress, and Mc
Cloud, of the faculty. Other rirls tak
ing part in the contest were Misses
Faye Ferrree, Ethel Lovett, Alice
Pritchard. and Nancy White, all of
whom acquitted themselves most cred
itably, . .
ExSheriff W. R. Ashworth was ii.
Among the business visitors in
town yesterday were Messrs. J. h.
Kearns and T. C. Russell, of Farmer;
E. A. Shaw, of Strieby; Reid Thorn
burg, of Lassiter; Wesley Ward, of
Cheeks; Franklin C. Holladay and j.
D. Hardin, of Ramseur.
Mr. A. W. Cline. who came to Ashe.
boro last April to take a position with
The Courier until he could arrange to
embark in the newspaper business on
his own hook, has leased the Thorna
ville Davidsonian, published at Thom-
asviiie. Mr. (June, while in Asheboro,
identified himself with the social and
religious life of the town and was an
important factor in the uplift of th
town, and the best wishes of his many
friends go. with him to his new field
Mrs. Will Sykes died last
night at her home near the west
ern limits of the city, &3 a result
of burns received about 6 o'clock
p. m. yesterday. Mrs. Svkes'
little daughter's clothing caught
lire, and in trying to save the
child the mother was horribly
burned and lived only a few
hours. Little hope is entertain
ed for the child.
TEACHER'S MEETING SATURDAY
A meeting of the County Teacher's
Association will be held in the graded
school building at Asheboro, on Sat
urday, March 13, 10:30 a. m.
10:30 to 11:30 An Address, by Prof.
M. C. S. Noble, of the State Univer
11:30 to 12 A Lesson in Third Grade
Arithmetic, by Miss Cletus Burgess.
12 to 12:30 Moonlight Schools, by
Prof. K. C. Cox.
12:30 Discussion of County Com
It is urged that every teacher be
present, as this is the last meeting
of the year, and no one should fail
to hear Profv Noble.
Victa Wimpey, J. A. Parrish, Geo,
Williams, W. S. Gatlin, Mrs. J. J
Glass, J. W. Howell, Mrs. E. N. Ho
ard, G. F. Gatlin, John M. Yow, C. W,
Parks, John Vuncannon, E. F. Cagle,
S. B. Brickhouse, J. T. Trotter, Win
ston Holland, Sidney Tate, Lon Ev
ans, J. C. Allen, C. H. Harden, Elias
Moon, Geo. Allred, R. W. York, J. A
Burgess, Clarence Parks, W. G. Pat
terson, M. W. Free, Mrs. W. M,
Mitchell, A. W. Gray, J. M. Gray, R.
C. Vickory, Will D. Vickory, Freu
Hoskins, Mrs. Velna Berry, W. hi
Beeson, Geo. Lineberry, T. J. Coltram
J. E. Pritchard, W. T. Garter, Mrs,
O. R. Cox, Edgar Davis, C. B. Burns,
Whereas our Heavenly Father
His infinite wisdom has removed front
our midst, our Philathea and sister
church member, Nannie Plummer, who
was just blooming into young woman
hood, having passed her twentieth
year by only one month.
She was always a faithful member
both at churcn and Sunday School
wnen ner neaitn would permit, ana
will be greatly missed from our
cle. Therefore be it
Resolved, first. That we humbly But)
mit to our sad loss from our Philathea
class and church, and start life anew
with the serious knowledge that we
too, must die.
Resolved, second. That we open our
minds to the truth that we can u
prove ourselves as classmates by 1
ing deeds of kindness and sending1 tok
ens of love before it is too late to
' Resolved, third. That a page in our
class record be dedicated to the mem
ory of our classmate, Mster Nannie
Plummer, and we send a copy of these
resolutions to be printed in the
umns of our church paper, "The Meth
odist Protestant Herald . also a coi
to each of the county papers, and t
copy with our deepest sympathies
the bereaved parents.
March 7, 1915.
MRS. L. F. ROSS.
MRS. C. L.,WHITAKEK,
Juloo LVLLlti JUNES,
REPORTS FROM SCHOOLS WANT
ED FOR THE COURIER
The Courier extends an invitation
to the teachers and pupils of the
schools to write articles in clear-cut
sentences, short but accurate, ac
counts of the work done in the school
rooms, the improvements made on the
school grounds or any other informa
tion about base ball or other games,
debating societies, or anything of 'n
terest about the school or the com'
Publishing these reports, increased
interest will be awakened and enthu
siasm aroused and quickened. This
will help to keep parents, children and
others interested and informed, about
the work and how the schools are
Besides the practice of reporting
will be to train the children to re
port what they see and what goe on,
and in this way materially aid in td
ucation. PRAISE AGENT PAMPLIN
A pent Pamnlin. 'of the Southern
Railway, has been inspected and th
inspector tells the Washington end of
the Southern that things are in fine
shape, that he didn't find one piece
of freight in the Greensboro station
that (didn't belong . there! Agent
C A. Pamplin is making good as
freight agent. The Southern people
in Greensboro have always been high
class, and we are glad Mr. Pamplin
is maintaining the record.
The forezolng we clip from the
Greensboro Patriot This is just
praise for Mr. Pamplin who was for
several years the agent of the Soutn-
ero Railway at Ashoboro.
BELGIAN RELIEF FUNDI
Mr.. Benj. Lanier's name was incor
rectly given in last week's issue, and'
Mr. J. D. Ross' name with subscriu-1
tion of one dollar was untotaled.
though the total amount was correct 1
including this subscription. ' !
Since last week the Belgian Reliet I
fund has received one dollar subscrip-
tion from Col. A. C. McAlister, male- i
ing the total $98.50. i
The county committee for Beleian!
relief purchased some sugar, rice,, and
condensed milk at cost, and with the j
shelled corn, wheat and snice box of:
clothing, and also a check have fo-
warded same to, Dr. W. Battle. Dresi-
dent of the Committee of Mercy for
The personal touch was added bv in
closing in one of the? packages shipped :
f mm Vl Pro a .nwl iViomqtuul "f"" 1 1
and Good Wishes From Sympathetic
Friends in Randolph Coun'y, North
THE FOLLOWING DISPATCH
FROM LONDON TIMES
Belgians have been trreatlv moved
by the sympathetic character of nu-j
merous messages or inscriptions which i
have accompanied gifts of provisions '
irom tne United States and (Janar. !
M. faul Mussche, librarian of the
Belgian parliament, writes from Brus
sels as follows: '
In the warehouses kindly placed at
the disposal of the commission at
Brussels we found cases of corned
beef, pork and beans, evaporated milk
oats, wheat, narreijt of dned fish and
other cases of a more complex kind.
They opened one of these before us.
It contained-a ham, three pots of Jain :
covered with white paper, 25 kilos of
apples, 5U kilos of potatoes and half
a sausage. An inscription, almost ef
faced, showed that the cas.? came
from Huntsboro, Alabama. At the
bottom the employe discovered a soil
es slip of paper, on which a hesitating
hand had traced their words:
'.To the unknown subjects of a na
tion which is dying for respect of its
There were other cases, reaching
to the top of the shed. Had they con
tained all the gold of Eldorado, th?r j
could not have moved us as much a
"Other cases bore different inscrip- 1
tions. Amingr them we noticed a great
many from Nova Scctia.
With a sack of apples from Lower
Granville, Novia Scotia, came a In
ter addressed: 'To whoever will find
this letter in Belgium: i
Twenty four of our neighbors met
in my mother's house for the purpose
of selecting, these apples. We hope a
great many Belgians will take refuge
in our country where there is plenty t
of room and where we hope to eon
tinue enjoying peace. ;
" 'Perhaps that person who will re-'.
ceive this letter will be among those
to come here. If so, let him remem
ber that the deepest sympathy and
the greatest respect for your nation
as also for its good king reign among
the people of Lower Granville, along
the Annapolis basis.'
"If only the misery reigning here In
Belgium could be represented In a
film what an outburst of charity such
a picture would cause.
"It is easy to understand wny peas -
ants from the depth of the country
take off tneir caps on tne passing oi
the American Commission's automo-
biles that fly the Star and Stripes.
They salute our only emblem or nu
man sympathy and international solid
SUDDEN DEATH AT CENTRAL
Thursday evening, March 4th, Eli
E. Luck died suddenly at his home in
Central Falls. The deceased wa
73 years-old. The funeral was con-'
ducted by Rev. W. B. Thompson at
Giles' Chapel Friday afternoon. Tn)
deceased is survived by one son, Mr. '
James Luck and two daughters, ItTrs. .
W. L. Braji and Mrs. Geo. Smith. The i FOR RENT My home place in
last two reside at Central Fairs. I west Asheboro, 10 large rooms sev-
Mr. Luck was a highly respected eral acres of good land, apply to
citizen, having been a member of tsi JOHN M. HAMMER,
Methodist church for a number of Greensboro, N. C.
years. During the Civil War
fought on the side of the Confederacy, j WANTED A man in each commu
In this hour of sore affliction, we nity to get up cream routes. If in
would direct the bereaved family o. terested, write the Guilford Creamery
"Him who doeth all things well. Co., Greensboro, N. C.
NOTICE OF SALE OF PERSONAL1
On Thursday, the 8th day of April,
1915, at 12 o'clock, noon, I will sen ,
at public auction, on the premises at j
Randleman, the following personal
effects of the late Mrs. M. C. DicRs: I
Consistin of all her household and
kitchen furniture, beds, bedding,
chairs, sofas, table-linen table-ware,
china and crockery, and silver-vare,
range and kitchen boiler, and cooking
utensils, carpets, rugs, ornaments, pic
H. M. WORTH,
Admr of Mrs. M. C. Dicks, dee'd.
This March 8, 1915.
Having qualified as administrator
on the estate of Noah T. Latham, de
ceased, before J. M. Caveness, Cleric
of the Superior court of Randolph
All persons having claims against
said estate are notified to present
them to the undersiarned. duly verifed.
on or before the 10th day of Marchl
1916, or this notice will be pleaded in
bar of their recovery; and all persona
owing said estate will come forwaru
and make immediate settlement.
This 10th day of March, 1915.
S. A COX,
Admr. Noah T. Latham.
AUTOMOBILE FOR SALE I
want to sell at once my five passen
ger Ford Car, will take a good horsv
in the trade or sell on time. See me
at once if you mean business.
E. G. MORRIS,
. Asheboro, N. C.
To tell you about our stock
would require too much
space hence just this re
minder to tell you thatFerree
places the Groceries at your
door in double quick time.
Our quality is not questioned
the price is "right".
Phone your orders to us,
we do the balance.
A. O. FERREE
Agency Concord Steam Laundry
THE MULE MAN
I have just returned from the West with
a full car load of the best mules I could find
on the market. Call and see them before
week and look them
HORSES AND MULES FORSALE
At our stable south of N. S. station. FtmU a
1 io . . .
3 neaa on nand. LiOme
muie Deiore you DUy. rKESNELL & RROWN
This Marrh S 1QIC c . rT v '
1 nls Mrcn 8, bUCCCSSOfS to R. R. ROSS.
DR. J. F. MILLER
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Offices Over Bank of Randolph
Asheboro, N. C.
DR. J. D. GREGG
. .At Liberty, N. C, Monday, Tuesday
At Ramseur, N. C, Thursday, Fri
day and Saturday.
AUTOMOBILE FOR SALE New
1915 C. 36 Buick Roadster, Delco
starting system. Car perfectly new,
never been used. Sell for cash only.
Traders keep away,
M YDA WIMPY,
2t. Asheboro, N. C.
FOR RENT One two story five
room dwelling in west Asheboro for
rent at $4.00 per month. One two
room dwelling, outside corporate lim
its, on the South of Asheboro at $2.00
per month. Apply to
WM. C. HAMMER,
Asheboro, N. C.
I will pay highest market prices for
chickens, eggs, country hams and
J. E. COVINGTON,
4t. Ramseur, N. C.
FOR RENT One good farm house
and barn with good-water and several
acres of open land for rent one mile
west of Asheboro on new gravel road.
Good showing will be given the right
man. Apply to
WM. a HAMMER,
Asheboro, N. C
ANY BOY OR GIRL im the connty
interested u raising thoroughbred
White Rocks, write W. A. Coffin, Ashe
boro, N. C No money needed.
Birkhead, Lassiter ft Steed, will
continue to sell goods in Asheboro, at
the old stand of the Dixie Dry Goods
Company, during court week.
The committee appointed to con
tract for the building of the County
Highway via T. J. Redding'g, Flint
Hill, Trinity, Arch dale, to Guilford
county line, is now ready 'for propo
sitions from road builders. Any par
ty or parties interested, see or write,
J. v. liiiAUS, -mnity, jn. g.
to court next
and see our good horses and
CARD OF THANKS ig$r-
We desire to express our heart-felt
thanks to our many friends and neigh
bors for their kind deeds and wore
of sympathy, expressed during k
illness and death of our before
daughter and sister, Nannie.
MR. AND MRS. R. F. PLUMMER
FOR SALE A I. Root Co.'s BeZ
keepers' Hives aad supplies.
M8-t L. L. WHITAKER.
On Friday, April 2nd, at 9 o'clock
the members of New Salem Sabbata
school will meet at the Kn
church, for the purpose of cleaning
uu me cnurcn grounds, grave yard,
etc. All who are interested in tv
church at this place and those who
have relatives and friends buried here,
are requested to meet with us or send
contributions, which will help to
some needed improvements on the
church and burying grounds.
R. S. CAUDLE, Supt,
5t. New Salem Sabbath Schools.
Havinr decided to make- rVinnva
in my business, I wish to sell several
teams. I will sell at a bargain for
cash or on time with good security
or swap two for one. I have 14 head
of mules and horses, ages from 4 to
9 years, weight from one thousand to
16 hundred pounds, all in good shape
and good quality. Can furnish har
ness and wagons with each team if
desired. Anyone interested will oo
well to call and see my stock before
JOHN W. HILL,
Trinity, N. C.
t. 'Phone 39046.
FIRST SPRING OPENING OF
Thursday. Friday, and Satmrday f ;
March 18, 19, and 20, 1U v
LOOK AT OUR PRICES!
Best Hemp Braid Shapes at $1 3 U
Best Milan Hemps at $1 JO te $1.9
New Straw braids at 85 cents ea up
to any price yon want, in all the lead
ing colors, all trimmed in the latest
Come to the opening,
coming iB every week.
J. O. OVERMAN,
Liberty, N. C,