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PONDENTS INDUSTRIAL AND SOCIAL NEWS FROM TOWN'S
AND VILLAGES WHAT THE FARMERS ARE DOING ALONG
AGRICULTURAL LINES. '
FRANK LIN VI LLE NEWS
Rev. Mr. Johnson preached
very interesting sermons in his pulpit
at the Baptist church Sunday
Mr. and Mjs. T. B. Dove spent one
day last week in Greensboro.
Frank Williams has moved to hi:
Mr. C. M. York and family, of Roa
noke, Virginia, are visiting the familj
of Mrs. York's parents, Mr. W. J
Mrs K. E. Cranford and children
of Spencer, are spending some time
in thp ritv with relatives ana irienat.
Miss Nannie Parks, of Parks Cross
Roads visited in town Sunday.
isrs. A. W. Tippett and A.
TWVi nttemled the district meeting
Jr. O. U. A. M. at Reidsville Thurs
day and Friday.
i R. Burrow has moved to his res
idence on corner of Walnut Cieek and
Uhito Oak streets.
X C. Ronkemever. of Greensboro,
was in the community last week.
Mr Geore-e Patterson has the con
tract for grading the road bed for
Franklinville Lumber Company s new
ci.lincr at their Dlant in west Franklin
ville and hopes to have it completed
in a few days so that their large snip
ments can be more easily handled.
There will be a play at the acade
my Saturday night by pupils of the
graded school entitled: "Old Oaken
Bucket." Everybody is invited to the
commencement Saturday and to stay
for the play and have the best time
you ever had in your life.
C. B. Clegg, of Greensboro, was in
town a few days last week.
Mr. John Marley and father, of Si
ler City, was in the city one evening
Dr. T. I. Fox made a trip to Greens
C. C. Cox and mother, Mrs. G. C.
Cox spent Sunday with the family of
Jesse Cox on Sandy Creek.
Mrs. Caroline Craven informs us
that she has a pair of pot hooks that
have been in the family more than 150
years. Her grandmother, whose maid
en name was Nancy Marrick and who
married a Mr. Smith purchased them
when she commenced housekeeping
and we understand that they were im
ported from Europe for far back in
the time past and are still in good
Mr. Herbert West has moved to the
residence recently vacated by Frank
Rich on Ramseur avenue.
Mr. Henry Marley made a busisess
trip to Greensboro Monday.
Mr. J. M. Ellison and Mrs. Flora
Newsom were happily married at the
home of the bride last Tuesday even
ing, W. C. Jones, Esq. officiating.
The bride and groom are among our
best people and we wish for them a
long and happy life. They will make
their future home in this place where
Mr. Ellis has a nice residence on
At Mr. W. M. Risers on Sunday,
April 11, 1915, Mr. Raymond Kiser
ssjd Miss Dottie Hayes were married
TEe marriage ceremony being per
formed by Mr. G. F. Gatlin, J. P.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Dawkins visited
W father, Mr. Wm. Staley, last Sat
ardey and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Gardner have
Moved to their new homo at Bennett.
At Mr. W. S. Gardner's last Sunday
ening Mr. Willie Brewer and Miss
Myitis Preenell were married, Mr. W.
S. Gardner, J. P., officiating
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Gatlin visited
relatives in the community and were
present at the Brewer-Preenell mar-
riage Sunday evening.
Mr. Albert Owen spent Sunday
night with his sister, Mrs. Frank Phil-
BACK CREEK ITEMS
Mr. and Mrs. Stanton, of near
reenebcro. spent Saturday ond Sun
day at Mrs. Stanton's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. S. L. Clark.
Mr. Harvey Bulla and family, of
er Asheboro, spent Sunday at R. M.
Mr. and Mrs. John. Clindeet and
children, of Greensboro, visited at R.
M. Bulla's Saturday and Sunday.
Vim Sunday school at Charlotte church
as been re-organied. Let every
body come out and help in the school
at 10 o'clock a. m.
There will be preaching at Char
lotte church next Friday night, April
19th, president Cecil will preach.
Mrs. Manly Robbins and children
have returned from a visit to her
nother near Pisarah. '
Miss Pearl Henley Is visiting her
grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B
Sshool closes at this place Saturday,
April 17, with exhibition eossnencing
at It o'clock a. m.
Mr. James Bulla left last Monday
for Pomona, Kansas, to spend the
Mrs. A. S. Clapp, who has been
very sick is improing.
FROM CRAVEN HEIGHTS,
The family of Mr. Paul Maness
have mumps, and he is confined by ill
Rev. J. W. Allred, of Greensboro,
was with us Sunday, and we expected
him to preach for us at Fairmount
church at night; but owing to the
high winds and clouds that indicated
rain, and as Brother Allred had come
down in his automobile, he thought
it best to return Sunday afternoon.
Rev. J. F. Allred, of the M. P
Conference, has been spending a few
weeks at his home, Craven Heights;
and as a result, his health is so much
improved that he expects to soon re
turn to his work on Rockingham cir
Farmers ar busy planting.
Mrs. Margie Burns, wife of 0. R.
Burns, died last Sunday, after a lin
gering illness of over twelve months,
Her remains were laid to rest in the
cemetery at Pleasant Cross church,
funeral services being conducted by
Rev. Mr. White, of the Christian
church. She leaves her husband, two
brothers, four sisters, one son, and
one daughter, besides many friends to
mourn their loss.
Our farmers are busy preparing for
their cron crop.
Mrs. C. H. Hardin, who has been
confined to her room for sometime is
improving very slowly.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Whitaker are
all smiles. It's a girl.
Rev; Mr. Pike spent Saturday night
with Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Crowson and
preached an excellent sermon at Sh
loh on Sunday.
We are very sorry to note that Mr.
E. Devinny, who has been sick is
Messrs. Sullivan and James Wheel
er from Greensboro spent last Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bowman.
We are glad to see Mr. J. M. Bow
man out again.
Mr. Peter Brown and wife are both
very sick at this writing. Mr. Brown
has been in feeble health for sometim
Mr. Hobson Johnson is on the sick
list at this writing.
Miss Ida Myers, of Farmer, spent
the week-end with Emma Loflin.
Miss Grace Brown, who has been at
West End for some time, has returned
home for the summer vacation.
Many of the young folks of Sol en
joyed the singing at Wade Hender
son's Saturday night.
E. O. Kearns and daughter made a
business trip to Denton Monday.
Mr. Guy Birkhead was thrown by a
mule Wednesday and very badly hurt.
Anybody who has never visited Sol,
would be repaid to come at any time
for everything is lively.
Miss Daphne Bowman spent Easter
with friends at Elon College.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Smith, Jr.,
spent Wednesday of last week
Dr. G. A. Foster left last week for
Graham, where he will locate for the
practice of medicine.
Mrs. J. D. Gregg and Miss Bunn
Fowler spent last Tuesday in Greens
Miss Elizabeth Cameron has been
quite sick for the past four weeks, is
able to be out again.
Mrs. W. H. Hardin, who has had
charge of Miss Cameron's millinery,
spent Sunday at her home in Julian.
Mrs. A. O. Wagner and children, of
Sanford, are visiting her parents for
S. H. Cameron, of Broadway, was
here last week to see his mother and
sister, who have been sick for several
Miss Emily Reece, who has been at
tending King's Business College, at
Raleigh, came home last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hardin spent
Sunday afternoon in Julian, the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hardin.
Mrs. Garfield Smith is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Reece.
Will Harden and Miss Macie Coble
of Pleasant Garden, spnt Sunday with
Kelly Boggs and family and Mrs.
Arvey Isley, of Greensboro, were in
town Sunday, the guests of relatives.
DcEtte Henderson is spending some
time with her grand parents.
Miss Sunda Brower returned last
week from St Leo's Hospital, Greens
boro, where she underwent an opera
tion sevral days ago.
Miss Ora Brower was in town last
Monday on her way to Greensboro to
Rev. Viperman preached a good
sermon here Sunday night.
Miss Janie Cole returned to her
home at Eagle Springs Saturday.
C. Vvr. Turks went to Asheboro
Ambrose F. Lowdcrm.ilk made a
trip in his auto to Greensboro Satur
day. G. H. Cornelison is attending Troy
court this week.
Henry Yow has .recently purchased
a new piano.
Frank Cole and son, Charles, made
a trip to Bennett Tuesday.
Messrs. Fred and Elroy Cox passed
through here last Monday.
D. A. Cornelison made a trip to
Star Monday night.
Elkanah Graves, who is very sick
does not seem to improve.
There is talk of building a church
Quite a crowd from here attended
the birthday dinner of Mrs. Cole.
The recital given here Friday night
by Prof. Cullom, son and daughter,
was enjoyed very much by all.
Quarterly meeting for Randolph cir
cuit convened at Hopewell church on
April 10th and 11th inclusive, and was
much enjoyed by all who attended.
The word was preached with power
and unction and the season was one
of spiritual uplift.
Presiding Elder Weaver vr.s to
have preached at Trinity at 8 p. m.,
but owing to an attack of acute indi
gestion he was unable to do so, and
Rev. J. A. Crowder took his place.
The commencement exercises of
Trinity high school, which were in
progress from April 4th to 7th, were
attended by large crowds, and were
fine in every particular. Frcm the
fine sermon preached by Dr. Byrd on
Sunday to the reception Wednesday,
patrons and visitors were almost
unanimous in exprefsions of ppprov.".!
of the work of teachers and pupils.
Prof. Johnson is ?, fine teacher and,
what is more, a fine disciplinarian.
We Trinity people feel that he is ours
and we intend to keep him.
Mrs. W. A. Bivans ar.d children, of
Albemarle, recently spent a day in
town as the guest of Mrs. D. C. John
Mrs. Morris Brame and children, of
Winston-Salem, spent several days
with Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Brame, last
Mrs. Green, of Durham, who has
been visiting Mrs. W. F. Ellis, left
for her home Friday.
Will Ellis went to Asheboro Sunday
on his motor cycle.
Rev. Dr. Burns, who was quite
sick Sunday i3 much improved.
ITEMS FROM ASHEBORO Rt. 1
Miss Louader Cox, who has been
staying with Mr. and Mrs. William
Armstrong near High Point, returned
Miss Elnora Cox, of Jamestown,
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs-
Milton Cox last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Wright and
children, of near Thomasville, visited
relatives and friends on Route 1, last
Saturday and Sunday.
Elbert Brown visited his cousin,
Orlendo Brown, last Sur.day.
Flint Hill string band will be at
Spero school closing Saturday, April
17. The exercises will open at ten
o'clock. Every body invited.
Sunday school at Bailey's Grove
will be organized Sunday, April 18,
at three o'clock in the afternoon.
Come one and all.
Athletic Assocaatioa Organized
Swat the Fly Campaign
The Ramseur. athletic association
has recently elected officers for this
year as follows: J. B. York presi
dent; Dr. F. C Craven, vice-president;
A. C. York, secretary: I. F. Craven,
treasurer; C J. rinison, manager
G. C. Scott, captain.
The association is putting out i
good team this season and import
ing some good players who expect to
remain so that greater results are
anticipated after a little time is tak
en up with practice. The boys dont
expect anything but a good record
this year and of course the town ex
pects the same and will oack them
with this same end in view. So come
to Ramseur when you want to see a
good game of ball. The association
will see that the games are conducted
in a business way and that everything
will be done "decently and in order.'
The primary grades of our school
gave a delightful entertainment last
Tuesday night The program was
well rendered and was enjoyed im
mensely by those present The chil
dren always prove the best of enter
tainers. The commencement exercises
of the school will be continued oa the
night .of April 23rd when the inter
mediate grades will give an operetta,
On Saturday morning, 10:00, Prof.
M. C. S. Noble will deliver the address
after which will come the contests.
Baseball in the afternoon and play at
night. Those who enjoy good com
mencement exercises wiH do well to
come to Ramseur this year as we are ;
expecting the best we have ever had. i
Tho town was "moved on it's hin- i
jjes" on Wednesday night, last, when
the people met in a "swat the fly
meeting to consider the matter of bet
ter health conditions for our town.
The speeches on the questions as
signed the speakers were so good
that the meeting decided then and
there to form a line of battle against
the fly and set apart this week as
"Clean up" week, however, the clean
ing up began the next morning and is
going on nicely so that we will be
"cleaner" next time you come to Ram
seur. On Thursday .night Rev. Clyde
Turner of the First Baptist church,
Greensboro, preached an excellent
missionary sermon at the Baptist
church here to the enjoyment of all
A number of Sunday school folks of
the Franklinville Sunday school met
with the teacher's training class of
the M. E. Church, South, here on Sun
day evening, last. Mr. Hugh Parks
made a very helpful talk on graded
work of the Sunday school.
The farmers of Ramseur community
have finally decided that the "ground
hog" is dead and have begun to plant
corn. A number of the folks will en
ter the corn contest this year. The
Columbia township farmer is like the
Irishman; if he gets whipped once he
will not stay whipped, but "Begorra,
he will come again."
Mrs. Mary A. Brady, of Pleasant
kins, Sr. remained to spend a few days
days in town.
M. E. Johnson purchased an Over
land car last week.
A number of our people attended
the funeral of Mr. James Brady, at
Pleasant Grove, last week. He was
perhaps the oldest man in the county,
being 99 years and 3 months old.
A. H. Thomas added a beautiful
piano to his capacious home last week.
Miss Irene Johnson and Messrs.
Winn Marsh and Ed. Johnson, of
Greensboro, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. M. E. Johnson.
W. H. Watkins, Sr., E. C. Watkins,
W. T. Foushee, and I. H. Foust, went
to Pinehurst last Saturday, to attend
the cattle and horse show. Mr. Wat
kins remained to spend a few days
Mr. and Mrs. Joe- Lambert, of
Moore countv. snent Saturday and
Sunday with friends in town.
A number of our fishermen caught
a large quantity of fish in Deep River
last week. Several of the fish weigh
ed four pounds.
WHY NOT NEWS
Lloyd Cagle spent a few hours in
Messrs. J. A. King, M. C. Auman,
and G. D. Monroe attended Quarterly
Meeting at Love Joy Saturday.
Mrs. J. B. Slack and son, Emery,
visited relatives near Pisgah Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Stuart and son.
Oscar Lee, Mrs. Lena Poteet and
children, Mary and Margaret King, of
Star, visited here Sunday.
Oren Forrester, of Asheboro, was
here a short while Thursday.
Mrs. J. H. Spencer was a visitor in
J. A. Monroe has purchased a piano.
The play, "A Case of Suspension,"
a college comedy will be given by a
number of the Phiiatheas and Baracas
at the school building Saturday night,
April 17. No admission fee will be
charged, but a free-will offering for
the benefit of the orphan's home.
will be taken. Everybody is invited,
TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL
Interesting Commencement Exercises
Held Last Week
The commencement sermon by Rev.
C. W. Byrd, D. D., of Greensboro, was
delivered in the college chapel Sunday
night, April 3, on the subject of "Liv
ing." It was a strong and interest
ing discourse on what life really is
and what kind of a life is worth while,
Monday night were held the . exer
cises by the primary and intennedi
ate grades under the supervision ol
the teachers, Mrs. Kate Norment and
Miss Emma Hunter. The recitations,
dialogues, etc, all showed splendid
training and were much enjoyed.
Tuesday night were the exercises
by the students of the higher grades,
pantomimes, a short play, etc, and
these likewise was well presented un
dex supervision of Prof. Johnson and
Miss Lula Rudisill. the high school
The graduation exercises of stu
dents completing the ten grades of
the school work were . held Wed
nesday morning. The graduates were
Misses Lois Welborne, Loris Collett,
Olive Johnson, Ina Finch, Daisy Jor
dan. Aleen Lamb, Fannie Croker, and
Messrs. George Ellis, William Nor
ment, and Jefferson Underwood.
The recitation prize for the yc-ng
Brand New Spring Goods
Big lot of Boys' and Men's Caps right from the
Elegant line of blue serge coat and pants suits,
$15 value going at . $9 50 while.they last.
Big lot boys' knee pants.
We have just received from the largest
neckwear concern in the United States one
of the most up-to-date lines of neckwear
ever exhibited in Asheboro.
We have received our spring line of
Men's, Boys' and Children's clothing of the
vary latest styles and fabrics. We can fit
you, let you be high or low, fat or lean,
large or small.
We will also take your measure for a
suit if desired, and guarantee a fit at reasona
The Wood Gash Clothing Company
ladies was won by Miss Lois Welborne
and the boy's declamation prize by
Mr. George Ellis.
The tenth grade scholarship prize
was won by Miss Fannie Croker,
ninth grade scholarship prize by Miss
Blanche Farlow, and eighth grade
scholarship prize by Miss Berta Col
trane. Tiie literary address by Editor Ar
chibald Johnson, of Thomasville, Wed
nesday afternoon,- on "Shams" was
heard with great interest and pleas
ure by a large audience.
The following named students re
ceived prizes for attendance; Blanche
Farlow, Lester Durepo, Lola Cox,
Ritchie Johnson, Carolina Lambeth,
Eloise Johnson, Jessie Ci-owson, Ruby
Payne, John Payne, Jessie Myers,
Carl Cox, Tressie Welborne, Clarice
Welborne, Ethel Lambeth, Albert
The people of Trinity and every
one interested in the work of this
State high school, are enthusiastic in
the support given to the principal
Prof. D. C. Johnson, whose work in the
community is such as to deserve and
to obtain the most hearty approval.
COLERIDGE GRADED SCHOOL
The commencement exercises of the
Coleridge graded school will be from
Friday evening, April 30, to Saturday
evening, May 1. On Friday evening
at 7:30 o'clock there will be an enter
tainment by the lower grades.
The declamation and recitation con
tests will be on Saturday, May 1.
Hon. W. D. Siler of Siler City will
deliver the literary ' address in the
Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock
the play "Peter Tiper's Troubles" will
be given by the pupils of the higher
grades. There will be an admission
fee of 10, 15, and 25 cents, the pro
ceeds of which will be used for the
benefit of the school.
Floyd Luckey, a negro boy of about
19 years, is in jail here charged with
the murder of his employer, Crawford
Davis, a negro who ran a boarding
house at the Ball Mountain quarries
Newsom. No motive for tl:e
killing is known.
Iran A Mnatpr Hobeood. of the
North Carolina grand lodge A. r.
and A. M. has appointed L. F. Barr,
of Lexington Lodge No. 473, district
deputy grand master of the 23rd Ma
Lexington is to have a chautauqua
week, beginning July 3.
Floyd Lee, an 11 year old pickanin
ny of diminutive proportions, etoie
$105 from the Lexington Hardware
Company a few days ago.
Oo Sunday morning, April 11, at
the Loiae of Mr. George W. Pugh, Mr.
Talmage Jones and Miss Ruby Allred
were happily married. Only a few
intimate friends were present for the
Immediately after the solemnising
of the vows, Mr. and Mrs. Jones drove
to the home of the bride, where u
sumptuous dinner was awaiting them;
after which, they attended preaching
at Grays Chapel, and then went to
the home of the groom, where they
Mr. Jones is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Jones, of Franklinville Route 1,
while hia bride is the pretty and at
tractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Sherman B. Allred, of Bush Creek.
Their host of frieuds wish the young
couple a long and prosperous life.
MRS. T. J. REDDING
Mrs. Thomas J. Redding, who died
at her home near Caraway, last Thurs
day morning, was about 73 years of
age. Before her marriage to Mr. Red
ding, she wvs Miss Delphine Adams,
born and reared in the old town of
New Salem, in the northern part of
Randolph. Since her marriage to Mr.
Redding has large timber and farm
the Caraway neighborhood, where Mr.
Redding has a large timber and farm
The deceased is survived by her
husband, one daughter, Miss Dora
Redding; and two sons, Messrs. Will
and Troy Redding, both of near Cara
way. Mrs. Redding had an attack of la
grippe and had apparently recovered;
but she suffered a relapse, which re
sulted in her death in about five days.
The burial was in the cemetery in Old
Union on Friday, funeral services be
ing conducted by Rev. J. E. Thomp
son, of Asheboro.
The family has been a prominent
one in the financial, political, social,
and religious life of the county for
many years. Mr?. Redding had been
for many years a faithful member of
the Methodist Episcopal church.
South, and she was much beloved for
her beautiful traits of character. In
deed, it may be said that her friends
were as numerous as her acquainten-
COMMENCEMENT AT NEW HOPE
Commencement at New Hope acad
emy will be April 24, 1915. The ex
ercises will begin at 10:30 a. m., with
recitations and declamations by the
school. Literary address 1:30 p. m.
by Hon. W. C. Hammer, of Asheboro,
who will be sure to have something of
interest and practical value to tell us.
Music by Denton Cornet band. Every
body cordially invited. Come out 'and'
enjoy the day with us.
Asitdboro, M. W. Parrish; Back
Creek, John F: Jarrell; Brower, G. F.
Gatlin; Cedar Grove, E. Whatley?
Columbia, B. G. Leonard; Concord,.
S. W. Davis; Franklinville, D. M.
Weatherly; Grant, M. P. Cox; Level
Cross, R. L. Causey; Liberty, H. C.
Causey; New Hope, J. A. Hopkins;
New Market , Earl White; Pleasant
Grove, C. H. Nance; Providence, W. A.
Wood; Randleman, F. P. Prevo; Rich
land, G, H. Cornelison; Tabernacle,
J. A. Varner; Trinity, D. M. Welborne,
Union, S. A. Cox; Coleridge, T. J.
Notice is hereby gives to John
Smallwood, that the undersigned S. R.
Matthis, on the 6th day of July, 1914,
purchased one-half acre tract of land
in Asheboro township, known as the
John Smallwood home place listed in .
the name of Monroe Matthis for the-,
delinquent taxes of 1913, it being sold
by the Sheriff of Randolph county;'
and unless the same is redeemed on
or before the 6th day of July, 1915,
the time the right of exemption ex
pires, the undersigned will make ap
plication for a deed for said land.
. S. R. MATTHIS, Purchaser.
This is to notify all persons that
the partnership business, known as
D. A. and G. H. Cornelison, Seagrove,
has by mutual consent been dissolved.
All debts to be paid and all accounts
presented to D. A. Cornelison, Sea
grove, N. C.
which will b goeA.
. n. I in miftrf7
sua the swy Aoj-pisg.