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Asheboro, N. C, April 22, 1915.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
The Courier has a corps of excellent
correspondents, but wants more.
Mrs. B. F. Newby visited relatives
near Spero last Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. W. W. Lassiter, of Mechanic,
was in town on business last Friday.
Mr. C. J. Cox has recently purchas
ed a handsome Buick car.
Mr. O. H. Callicutt, of Strieby, was
among: the business visitors in town
Mr. R. L. English, of Progress, was
in town last Monday and gave The
Courier a calL
Mr. John Council, of Thomasville,
was a visitor at Col. A. C. McAlister's
, Mr. ami Mrs. J. D. Ross spent Sun
day with I I is. W. H. Pickard at Ran
Mr. P. H. Morris went to Raleigh
Monday to attend the funeral of Col.
A. B. Andrews.
Mr. D. V. McCarn, of Seagrove,
was a business visitor in town last
According to present indications,
Randolph county will have a good
fruit crop this year.
A number from Asheboro attended
commencement at Franklinville last
Mr. T. W. Andrews, of Back Creek
township, was in Asheboro last Satur
day. Mr. D. C. Brown, a prominent far
mer of Trinity, was in town last Sat
urday and gave The Courier a call.
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Robins went to
Chapel Hill last Monday to attend the
inauguration of President E. K. Gra
ham, of the State University.
Mrs. E. Baxter Jordan, of Central
Falls, has almost lost his eyesight,
.and has gone to Greensboro for special
Mr. J. S. Williams, of Ramseur
Route, was in town last Friday and
called at the office to have his nam
put on the Courier mailing list.
Mr. N. W. Newby, of Mt. Gilead,
was the guest of his brother, Mr. B.
F. Newby, for a few hours last Fri-
Mr. and Mrs. F. I. Bulla, of Spero,
were guests in the home of their
daughter, Mrs. J. W. Rich, in South
.Asheboro, last Sunday.
The play "Topsy Turvey" will be
given at Caraway on the night of
April 24th. Admission 10 and 15
j.. M. Johnson, a Vshe-ui-o
pastor; and Miss Esther Ross of
this town; are on the program of the
Young People's Convention of the
North Carolina Conference, Metho
dist church, which meets in Thomas
Asheboro has had its Clean-up week,
-and there has been much done for im
proved cleanliness and sanitation, but
there are still unsightly places. The
business men can co-operate with the
"Woman's Club by having their prem
ises cleaned and freed from all debris.
The play, "The Country Minister"
jtfven by the Baracas and Philatheas
of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
South, Sunday school last Friday
night, was a success in every way.
The parts were well taken and the
play much enjoyed by a large audi
ence. The sum of $51.75 was realized
from the vroceeeds. The play will be
-taken to Carthage Friday night.
together and work more in harmony.
Mr. W. D. Stedman has purchased
a handsome Hudson Six auto.
Mrs. Charles Lewis, of Hills Store,
was in town last Monday shopping.
Mr. H. B. Moore, of Ramseur, was
in town on business last Tuesday.
Mr. R. C. Kelly has purchased a
handsome Overland car.
Mrs. Hal. M. Worth went to High
Point last Monday for a visit of a
few days with Mrs. C. M. Hauser.
Mrs. Fannie E. Page went to Star
last Monday for a visit with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Vuncannon.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Presnell
spent last Monday and Tuesday with
friends in Salisbury.
Mr. J. V. Free, formerly of Cedar
Falls, now of Lumberton, was in town
a few hours last Tuesday.
One of Mr. A. E. Bums' cows had
the misfortune of getting a leg broken
Mrs. W. A. Underwood will enter
tain the members of the Randolph
Book Club Friday afternoon.
Miss Virginia Henley spent two
days in High Point with her father,
Dr. F. A. Henley, last week
Miss Minnie Hoover is in Mt. Airy
this week acting as court stenogra
Cleanliness is economical; it saves
physician's bills, and adds much to the
joy of the living. Cleaning up pays,
for cleanliness is next to Godliness.
Mr. R. P. Copple, of High Point,
was in town last Monday. Mr. Copple
has been engaged in the lumber busi
ness at Denton for some time.
Mrs. M. J. Council, of Bladen coun
ty, is the guest of her brother, Col,
A. C. McAlister. Mrs. Council will
be here for some time.
Mrs. H. B. Hiatt and children, of
High Point, were visitors in Asheboro
last week at the home of Miss Lillian
This is our town, yours and mine.
Let's clean it up and keep it clean.
We are responsible for the trash, and
litter and filth in this, our town,
Messrs, J. T. Moffitt, E. L. Moffitt
and Miss Mary Moffitt, went to Win
ston Saturday and returned by Greens
bora in the afternoon.
Miss Frances Hannah will return
tomorrow from Denton, where she has
been teaching in the graded school
We want a clean and beautiful
town, a healthy town where it is de
lightful to live. Get it by cleaning up
and keeping cleaned up,
The spring clean-up campaign
should not be confined to the towns
and villages, but should extend to
every farmhouse in the county,
Mr. Herbert Howard, of Greensboro,
was in town last Tuesday on his way
to Farmer to attend the funeral of
Mr. George Dorsett.
Mr. W. T. Ingle, of Randleman
who recently purchased the home
place of the late Mrs. M. A. Ferree
in Randleman, was in town last Sat
The house of worship of the Metho
dist Episcopal Church, South, in this
town is being enlarged by the addi
tion of a new Sunday school room on
the west wing o the building,
Miss Fannie Hammond, of Kershaw,
arrived in Asheboro and took charge
of the Central Hotel last Monday.
Miss Hammond is to be the manager
succeeding Mrs. Fannie Page.
Randolph should start a vigorous
campaign to advertise our resources,
and a united effort should be made
to get more settlers in the county.
They can be had for the asking since
we are getting so many good roads.
Mr. W. D. Spoon and son, John,
went to Chatham county near Ore
Hill last week to visit Mrs. J. T.
Brooks. Mr. Spoon was impressed
with new ground that was being pre
pared for cultivation along the way.
Mr. Teague, formerly of Franklin
ville, and a son of the late Dr. Teague,
is chairman of the Booster Club at
Sanford, and is making good. These
Teague boys are doing well whereever
Mr. Jordan Spencer, Seagrove, was
in Asheboro Monday on his way to
Greensboro, where he will consult a
specialist concerning an operation for
the removal of cataract. Mr. Spencer
was accompanied by his niece, Mrs.
Walter Bunch, Asheboro.
Mr. John J. Turner, who recently
moved to Asheboro from Indianopolis,
Indiana, is making extensive improve
ments in his already up-to-date estab
lishment. The new "Money weight"
scales, recently installed by Mr. Tur
ner, are really quite interesting.
We Pay "The Top" CASH
Market Price for Country Pro
duce, Hens, Spring Chicks,
W. D. STEDMAN & SON
Phone 66, Asheboro, N. C.
Mr. Thomas Redding of Caraway
was in town Wednesday on business.
Miss Cathrine Burns will leave
Friday for Hickory to visit relatives
for a week.
Mr! W. R. Ashworth from the
southeastern part of the county was
in town Monday.
Mrs. White of High Point was the
guest of her son, Mr. W. L. Vhite, a
few days this week.
Mr. W. F. Tally, of Randleman, was
a business visitor in Asheboro last
The B. F. McDowell Motor Co.s' ad
in this issue gives some Chevrolet
facts. Read it.
The story, "An Old Goose,' ' pub
lished in another column, should be
signed by T. W. Andrews.
Mrs. S. B. Stedman has gone to
Franklinton for a visit with her sister,
Mrs. H. E. Craven.,
Mrs. Hal Worth is visiting Mrs.
Chas. M. Hauser in High Point, this
Several Asheboro people will at
tend the young people's meeting of
the M. P. church at Thomasville the
latter part of this week.
Dr. J. H. Weaver, nrcsidine elder
of the Greensboro district, will be in
Asheboro on the night of Sunday
Miss Myrtle Asbury returned last
week from an extended visit to her
sister, Mrs. P. Nelson, at Mebane.
Miss Asbury was gone a month and
also, visited Hillsboro and Burling'
ton while away.
In another column, is published a
sketch of State Auditor W. P. Wood
r.nd a picture of him in his office,
both of which will oe interesting to
all Randolph citizans. Tho sketch
and picture were first published in
the News & Observer.
A number of young people gave
Miss Maris Hendricks a surprise
birthday party at the home cf her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hen
dricks, in East Asheboro last Mon
day night Games were played and
the time passed in a pleasant manner.
Miss Kate Dorsett, a student of
Guilford College, was in Asheboro
last Monday afternoon on her way
to Farmer, where she had been called
to her home on account of the illness
of her brother, Mr. George Dorsett,
who died before his sister reached
Mr. A. C. Bonkemeyer, represent
ing the Gate City Motor Co., Greens
boro, was in Asheboro this week on
business. Mr. Bonkemeyer has sold 2
Cadilac and four Overland cars with
in the last few weeks, all of which
were purchased in Randolph, except
one that being by Mr. I. C. Nance,
Supt. T. F. Bulla attended the
Moore County Commencement at Car
thage last Friday. Mr. Bulla says the
commencement was a great success;
there were splendid exhibits which
showed much effort on the part of
the teachers. About 100 boys and
girlst seventh grade pupils, received
diplomas. Mr. J. A. Highr.mith,
Wake Forset, delivered the address.
The Baraca class of the M. E. Sun
day school held their regular moot
ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. H.
Kennedy last Monday night. After
the business meeting a pleasant so
cial hour was enjoyed, the member
of the class engaging in merry con
versation. Tempting refreshments
were served, and the evening was
quite an enjoyable one.
Mr. J. C. Bulla, of Asheboro Route
2, writes us that he wishes to cele
brate his 72nd birthday by becoming
a correpsondenz for The Courier, and
thus sho'.v his appreciation of the pa
per. The Courier's many readers will
be glad to have the items sent in by
Mr. Bulla added to the present list.
We want a good live correspondent in
every neighborhood in the county.
Mr. E. P. Neighbors, a former Ran
dolph citizen, who has been living at
Capclsie, Montgomery county, the
past few years, has moved to Randle
man and engaged in the livery busi
ness with Mr. E. G. Morris.
Among the business visitors in
town this week were the following
citizens: Messrs. S. M. Lewis, and
J. W. Parrish, Hills Store; A. 0. Cox,
Richland township; and W. H. Jen
nings, Cedar Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Bostick were
in town yesterday.
Mrs. A. C. Bonkemeyer, Greens
boro, is the guest of Mr. W. H. Bonke-
meyer's family near Central Falls.
Mrs. Milton Burrow and little
daughter were in town shopping
Mr. W. F. Allred has moved to Ashe
boro and acepted a position in the bar
ber shop of Mr. R. L. Hilliard.
Saturday is the last registration
day for the town election, May 2.
Register and vote your choice for the'
Mr. J. W. Birkhead has begun work
on his residence in South Asheboro
on the lot . adjoining R. C. Johnson.
His residence is to be a ten-room
building and will be an addition to
South Fayetteville street.
The play "Pollyanna" that was be
ing gotten up by the girls of the
Home Missionary Society of the M. P.
church has been postponed until about
the 20th of May, announcement of
which will be made later.
The Randolph Chapter U. D. C.
met at the court house yesterday
afternoon, and had a most interesting
meeting. The study of the Confedera
cy has been the means of refreshing
the memories of the members on the
history of the civil war.
Among those attending the funeral
of Mr. George Dorsett at Farmer
Tuesday were Mesdames Jean Rush,
Minerva Lassiter, N. M. Lowe, L. Phil
lips; Messrs. Herman Cranford and
family, C. H. Rush and family, G. T.
Murdock, Misses Lamb and Phillips.
In the name of the fire company, I
wish to express our sincerest thanks
to Mr. Arthur Ross, secretary and
treasurer of the Home Building and
Material Company, for the liberal
check given us today in acknowledge
ment of the response to the alarm and
work done at the fire Tuesday morn
ing. SULON B. STEDMAN,
Chief Fire Dept.
WHO HAS LIVED IN RANDOLPH
' We should like to know who has
lived longest in Randolph county,
If you are an old resident, write and
tell us some facts about your early
days. We wish to secure as many in
teresting facts as possible, and will
publish some short letters from the
The publication of one incident of
the long-ago will remind other old
timers of other incidents. So, let the
EVENING 7:30 P. M.
The school children will give their
attractive entcrta'nment, rendered on
Mothers Day, with some other addi
tions to the program, for the benefit
of the school ground fund, Friday
evening, at 7::0. Admission 10 cents.
MISS BUNCH ENTERTAINS
Miss Lillian Bunch gave an after
noon tea last Friday in honor of her
house guesi, Mrs. II. B. Hiatt, of High
Point. The hostess was assisted by
Mrs. W. A. Underwood and Mrs. Hal
M. Worth. Mrs. Hiatt has many
friends in Asheboro having lived here
for several years. About twenty-five
ladies called during the afternoon.
On Sunday afternoon at the resi
dence of the ofliciating justice J. A.
Neighbors, Mr. Arthur Wright, High
Point, and Miss Zona Clark, Ashe
boro, were married. The couple sat
in the automobile while the words
that made them man and wife were
spoken. Following the happy young
couple drove to High Point where
they will reside. Mr. Wright has a
position with one of the mills in High
Point and is an upright, honorable
young man. The bride is the daugh
ter of Will Clark and has many
friends who join in wishing for her
and her husband a happy life.
DRINKING TROUGHS FOR ASHE
Asheboro is not the kind of a town
to neglect to provide drinking troughs
for horses and mules.
Where can you find another town
with water works where drinking
troughs are not provided?
This matter should be looked after
promptly by the city authorities.
Why not get up a petition asking the
city fathers to provide these necessa
ry drinking troughs?
J. C. HANNAH & SON
The One-Horse Grocery
Are still in business and need
ing the dollar "worser than
The Car That AlwaysGoes
and Gets Back
The Car of Inbuilt Value
Visit any of the immense Chevrolet plants go to any
department and you will see for yourself just what is
meant by bui'ding value into a car. For Chevrolet is not .
an "assembled proposition". It is a car built complete in
the Chevrolet factories, built up to highest standards in
every detail and built under an efflciencv program that
eliminates every item of waste. That is why the dollar
for dollar value of the Chevrolet cars is giving supreme
satisfaction to owners the country over.
In body design and finish the Baby Grand and Roval
Mail models are built to suit the most fastidious. The
body is beautiful, with deep cowl and extra wide doors.
Seats are of ample width, upholstered luxuriously with
genuine curled hair and real leather. Plenty of leg room,
too, is afforded.
Nine coats of color and varnish, involving more than
20 operations, give CHEVROLET models their superb and
Baby Grand Touring, $985
Royal Mail, Roadster, $860
Cars not electrically equipped $110 less.
Ask for a demonstration, and note these points par
ticularly.' 6. F. McDowell Motor Co1
Asheboro, N. C-
Full 20 miles to the gallon
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Furniture and Undertaking
We sell better Furniture or a nicer Funeral Outfit for less
mony than any other dealer in the county.
You should see our line of Sewing Machines before buying
Prices are right.
Besides carrying a complete line of Furniture, you will also
find a select line of Jewelry. Our stock is now at its best. Our
assortment is complete.
We want your business.
CRESCENT FURNITURE COMPANY
Ramseur, N. C.
THE FLOWERS IN FRAZIER PARK
It has been gratifying to the Turk
Committee to know of the interest
aroused by the effective beds of cannas
planted in Frazier Park last year.
Several inquiries have been received
as to the names of the flowers, and
whether any could be obtained. The
cannas purchased were some of the
most desirable, and accordingly, ex
pensive; and it is hoped the beds will
make even a finer showing this year.
Possibly, by next year, the Park Com
mittee would be able and glad to sell
a few bulbs to those desiring them.
Dr. Clarence Poe, during his excel
lent address at the County Commence
ment, inquired what the citizens were
doing to make Asheboro a better place
to live in, and was surprised and
pleased to learn we had a park. The
compliment paid the people on their
foresight is passed on to the gener
Misses Beatrice Bulla, Wandah
Robbins, Mary and Clara Pritchard,
and Messrs. Robert Loyd, Percy
Pearce, Walter Redding and Dan Bul
la spent a few hours with Miss Bettie
Bulla One day recently.
Mrs. Stamey Atkins, of High Point,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. S. A.
of gasoline consumed.
Mr. s-nd Mrs. Henry Underwood
visited their son, Mr. S. C. Underwood
Two Deaths in High Point
Mr. A. E. Younts died at his home
at High Point Monday morning April
19. Mr, Younts was a prominent
man having been a cit
izen of the town for 19 years and hav
ing served for several years as one
of the town aldermen. Mr. Younts
was born in Davidson county forty
five years ago.
Mr . Glover Jones, a prominent
young man of High Point died Sat
urday afternoon at his home on Wil
lowbrook street, being buried in the
city cemetery Monday afternoon. Mr.
Jones leaves a wife and one child.
In every town in northern and west
ern France, no matter how small there
is a military hospital. In nearly every
instance the hospital is worked to its
full capacity. In the smaller towns
there is especial interest taken in the
institutions. The children spend most
of their mornings in gathering flow
ers to place by the bedside of the
wounded soldiers, while the women,
rich and poor alike, spend a certain
number of hours a day in caring for
the patients and even serve as scrub