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FARMS IS RECOMMENDED
The name of J. J. Farris was Mon
day recommended to President Wilson
by Congressman Slcdman for the
postmastership of the High Point of
fice to succeed Dr. W. G. Bradshaw,
who died about ten days ago. It is
expected that the President will soon
send the nomination to the Semite for
confirmation ami Mr. Farris w ill at an
early date take up the duties of the
Mr. Farris has always been a work
er in the ranks of the Democratic par
ty and his service has extended over a
quarter of a century. For many years
he was editor and publisher of the
High Point Enterprise, selling the pi
pe in April, 1915, to the present owners.
Desperate F'fht to Save Mrs. Warren
Powerful foices have been set in
motion to save the life of Mrs. Ida
Ball Warren, the woman in the noted
Muddy Creek murder, sentenced to be
electrocuted March 3 for the murder
ot, her husband. The Anti-Capital
Punishment Society of America has in
terested itself in her case. Appeals
have been issued to every woman's
club in North Carolina to save Mrs.
Four-Year Garden Course for Girls
To meet the demands of thousands,
of Southern girls who have been suc
eessfml in raising a tenth-acre of to
matoes and who want to "go on," the
representatives of the Department of
Agriculture and the State colleges in
charge of the canning clubs in the fif
teen Southern states have worked out
what might be called a progressive
four-year practical garden and can
ning course for girls. The purpose
of this course is to start the
girls with one crop and from year to
year add new anuual crops, encourage
them to run winter anil glass-frame
gardens, and finally in the course of
their work to lead them to plant peren
nial Kmall and orchard fruits. It is
hoped that under ths system the girls
will gain knowledge of how to handle
a wide variety of garden vegetables
and trees and that the member by the
time she gets ready to go to high
It-hoc! 'J'- colic w K "11 have u garden of
perennaial fruits that readily can be
cared for by other members of her
Smith's Greatest Farm Paper
The Progressive Farmer is the
South's greatest farm paper. Publish
ed at Raleigh at your very door it is
able to give practical suggestions and
advice that will be of great value to
you in your work on the farm.
The Housewife is a splendid month
ly magazaine of stories and fashion
and practical hints for the women.
Surely when you treat yourself to the
Progressive Farmer you will want to
give your w ife the Housewife.
Boh of these splendid papers, 52
issues of the one and 12 big issues of
the other and 52 issues of the Cou
rier, aW one year for $1.00. Think of
the value you are getting for your
Kansas Man Visits Old Home County
J. C. Fatterson, brother of It. C. Pat
terson of Liberty, emigrated with his
mother from Randolph county to Dou
glas county, Kansas, in the year 16r"
48 years ago. Mr. Pattvson '
just one mile frorr
college town of a
tants, and 45 n"
4" From a boy
irrown to be one o
merg of Kansas. ie is enthusiastic
ever ti e great strides tiis nawve siaee
hxa made since his visit her fourteen
years ago, and says, S3 he sees it, that
the improvement in farming and other
industries has advanced 76 per cent.
Be is surprised to find Randolph coun
ty farmers raising '60 bushels of corn
per acre with a forecast of 75 bushels
per acre. . . .
j Mr. Patterson is acorapanied by his
wife who is a Michigan lady. They are
J both delighted with this fine Piedmont
section and climate where the mercu
ry is loath to come below 20 above,
while letters from tHefr Kansas home
tell of the cold playing hide and seek
at 15 to 20 below zero. He has travel
ed extensively over the United States
and says he has found no better water
and climate than he has found in this
section. We have thought for some
time that this was nearly the garden
spot of our good old state, and it is
gratifying to hear strangers speak so
xc3arfttflng,y of us. REPORTER-
asiieroko graded school
Honor Roll I'iiM Month Attendance
Good and Many Make Good Grades.
Following is the honor roll of the
Asheboro graded school for the fourth
First grade Henry Armlield, Ray
Briles, Ia'o Prow n, Madge- Johnson,
Wiley Jones, John Moore Kime, Ivey
Styres, Margaret Auman, Elizabeth
Iiulla, Orlentlo Craven, Hermitt Hayes,
Flaud Johnson, Robert Johnson, C. C.
Kime, Jr., Clara King, Fletcher Oach,
Althea Presnell, Howard Slu-fliold,
J. R. Ward.
Second grade Richard Cox, James
Cox, Carrie Cranford, Richard Croker,
Frances De Marcus, Myrtle East, Coy
Hamilton, Annie Leigh Hall, Clara
Hall, Walter Hammond, Edna May
Holder, Jack Hamlet, Mabel Ingram,
Bessie Pridgen, John Rich, John T.
Humble, Roy Russell, Hazel Mitchell,
Third grade Clarabel Post, Beatrice
Croker, Pearl Foster, Zella Johnson,
Caroline Kime, Catherine MofTitt,
Thyra Wright, James Kivett, Fred
Newby, Clay Rich, John Redding,
Glenn Way, Virginia Barker.
Third grade B Hal Johnson.
Fourth grade Mattie Eiikhead,
John Hadley, Linnie Birkhead, Dock
Kivett, Virgin Hamlet, Etlie Kindlcy.
Virginia Redding, Annie Lee Spoon.
William Armfield, James Auman,
Samuel Brittain, Roy Boling, Harris
Collin, Williard Free, David Grimes.
Fifth grade Nan Lewis, William
Hammond, Ethel Johnson, Mahcl Cox,
Edith Host, William Underwood, Etta
Reid Wood, Alberta Ingram, Wistar
Sixth gradi. Gertrude Brown, Eth
el Bunting, l.ueile Caveness, Clay Gar
vin, Janette Hendrix, Bessie Kennedy,
Nina McCain, Maude Miller, Anna
Richardson, Rosabell Rich.
Seventh grade Adelaide Armfield,
Mary Carter Auman, Kate Bulla, Kuth
Hadley, Julia Ross, Bertie Way, Clcn-
don Lowdermilk, Baird MofTitt, Charlts
Eighth grade John Hunter.
Ninth grade Mary McCain, Yallie
Osborne, Elsie Prcsm-ll, Florence
York, Britt Armfield.
Tenth grade Margaret Grimrs, Lu-Mw-rHit,
lira'1'' Vr.- M. tr.r-n
Wright. John l'lummer.
Liberty School News
Liberty, January 21. A triangle
for the high school debating union hi.-:
been formed of Jamestown, Siler City,
and Liberty. Quite a large number of
contestants are in the field. The pre
liminary contest will be held Thursday,
Liberty will send two delegates to
the declamation and recitation eonfi st
to be held at Finn and Guilford Col
leges early in October.
Following is the honor roll for ILe
First grade Frank Perry, J..mt
Johnson, Jr.. Frank Shepherd, J-".,
Pauline Elkins, Christine Curtis, Jen
nie Pickett, Dixie Coward.
Second grade Hugh Coward, Mar
garet Reitzel, Pearl Cox, Wade Lf.l
better, Winfred Lowe, Elberta Smi'.h,
Thelina Martin, Ralph Frazier.
Third grade Ernest Frazier, Has.-ic
Lineberry, Octavia Hatch.
Fourth grade Birdie Bowman, Hen
ry Recce, Dorothy Curtis, Ina LedLn-t-ter,
R. D. Patterson, Jr., Jaunita
Fifth grade Margaret Ledbetter,
oib Williamson, Cora Wheeler, Cbar
Sixth grade Margaret Smith, An
lie Lewis Smith, Walter Lawson. -
Seventh grade John Wesley Fraz
r, Laura Ella Smith, Allen Butler,
James Ledbetter. "
Eighth grade Mabel CrutcMeld,
Roy Ledbetter, Carl Alexander, Bern
ice McCarn, Robert Gamer, Clem
Critcber, Mary . Lee , Smith, Martha
Caudle, Elven Frazier, Elurage Cox,
Eula Wheeler. ; , ' ;. v
Ninth grade Mary 'Staley Farm an
Auman. , ,
Tenth grade Jaunits Reece, Laura
D. L. Bcasley, a former policeman
of East Spencer, and at one time dep
uty sheriff of Rowaa county, wbe has
been wanted for several months by
the Rowan officers for various offenses
has been caught near Lumbcrton by
U. S. Revenue officers. Ho was taken
under a charge of blockading.
Furman Auman, a student at the
Liberty high school, who w ent to High
Point for treatment at a hospital of
that place several days ago, was riot
improved from last reports received
here this week. His many friauds
wish for him a speedy recovery.
Bi l !! AT-
( jt the batih of old Nou'i Carolina
repudiated Reconstruction bonds of
ferrd that ftftte with a view to hav
ing Missouri institute siut for recov
ery, since individual private holder.-!
cannot bring suit against a state.
The Governor issued a statement car
rying this announcement and added
that for many years "adventurers who
are hawking these bonds around the
country have attempted to present
them, or some of them, to various
States in the Union, but that the
States have uniformly declined to have
anything to do with the bonds that are
tainted7 with all manner of fraud and
Randolph to Have County Superinten
dent of Roads.
The Randolph county board of road
commissioners met in the court house
here Tuissday and transacted the rou
tine of business. Committees were
appointed to look over proposed routes
cf certain proposed roads in the coun
ty. A resolution wns passed calling
for the election of a county superinten
dent of roadfi. This superintendent will
be K !eitl :s.'.. the next meeting of the
bo:.r;l en Tuesday after the first Mon
day in February.
Rev. J. T.. Pritchard Recovering
The many friends of Rev. J. E.
P-itclard f Burlington who is under
treatment ;:t St. Leo's Hospital in
Gntnrboro ;re glad tj learn that he is
getting along nicely. He was able to
ree many of his friends from Burling
ton v.ho tame to see him.
To Hoiil Seed Corn Contest
H '.u Uie intention of County Farm
Demon:;lrW Foust to hold a seed
corn lot.test in Asheboro early in
Man h, the exact date to be announced
later. Every farmer interested in s,e
letting hctt"r rjeed corn should come
ami taVo part. The selection of good
strd i;; op.set.tial to growing good corn
and cur tU-monstrator is anxious that
a? much good seed as possih'e be se
l;rte' for ti e i'mns next summer.
Evry mt fiber of the Boys Coin
Cubs of the county should make a
sj eci i! effort to bo here for the con
test. Besides the exhibition of good
sf.-.l corn, there will be some good
t-,(-l;i present and it will be well
worth while to hear them.
Mrs. Sat ah Barker Passe
Mrs. j-Jarah L. Barker, widow of the
late A. A. Barker, died t the rome of
her daughter, .Mrs. It. E. Mendenhall,
about four miles south of High Point,
Thursday night aged eG years. Death
folio.vi-d an iilness of three days with
pnircrmnia. She is survived bv seven
ohd :,: J. A., M. F., and T. H
Murker, and Mrs. R. E. Mendenhall of
fiitfh Point, firs. Sarah-Allen of Blue-
jat'nt, Oklii., and Mrs. John Moore of
Mrs B.irker was an aunt of Mr
ueorge 11 :tmricks ami a relative of
Mr. H:.dlry Hendricks who lives near
!ts. Barker was a woman held in
high esteem ;nd her death causes
Funeral services were held from the
Friends church in High Point Satur
day and interment made in the Spring
Matters of News.
An unprecedented demand for cop
per metal has brought a marked ad
vance in its price on the markets. The
bid for February and March delivery
has reached 30c a pound. Foreign in-
teredta have placed large orders for
the metal covering the output for the
first six months of Cue year. '
It is'i-eported that' Marshall Field
& Company will build and equip a
large knitting mill at Leaksville. Fifty
dwelling houses , have been erected
there recently and they have all been
President Wilson will not be able
include North Carolina in hia first
speech-making trip to begin January
28, but will very likely stop in this
state during his second trip which will
be made later.
Hox Party at Mlllboro
On Frilay evening, January 28th,
tfhere will be a box party at Millboro
school house, preceded by a short en
tertainment. The proceeds will be us
ed for the benefit of the school We
hope to have a large crowd, with well
filled pocket books.
MISSOt Ki It ElTSi-'S
Gov. Craig has been
formed tbet tl.e autiior
state of Mis.-ouii have r
BOARD OP EDI CATION MEETS
.;po-lion School FuikU for Tochers'
B i- i
i Transact (;ihcr Important
By i i.M County Board rf Ed-
ii n in regular session Mom!,
the , -cbuo1
of J ion nt
cied t to .
nei; -r ,,th,M- business nimortiotieil
s for teachers' salaries
j lan of a county corn
's alowed small sums to
for building and
-v-'o. 1. Union' township, was
to complete the building
fir -ei,.jol house. This is
i rrnnj'-ed building und is a
,i,e district and to the coun-
Liberty b "ji'li schoolVas allowed $100
to repair the old heating plant which
was in vi bad shape.
.Messrs. v.rnest and W. R. Kearns
were appointed committeemen for Bcl
videre difnt, Back' Creek township.
The Bo:rd ordered that the County
Supcrm'.c -rent go to Belvidere at
sonv time this spring and help decide
on whether it is better to build a new
school house or repair the old building.
An agreement was entered into with
Moore county relative to taking care
of the school children living near the
The county superintendent's plan to
hold a county commencement in the
spring was endorsed and the board
recommended that he put forth every
effort to make it a success.
The apportionment made to the three
State high schools of the county was
as follows: Farmer $225, Trinity $250
and Liberty $250.
Acconflng to Section 4116 of the
Public School Law of North Carolina,
the Coui.ty Board of Education made
the following apportionment of the
county school fund for teachers' sala
ries for a four months school. The
total amount is given for each district
and in no case will the committeemen
be allowed to spend more money than
is apportioned. The amount from the
state for fifth month will be apportion
Trinity township District No. 1,
$460; No. 2, $140; No. 3, $260; No. 5,
$120; N 5, 120.
L - ' D sn ict Xo. f , ,f 2'
Ti vv .!i'iirKei'r-D'i. let 'Kx.- 1, S-ie'C;
No. 2, $i::0; No. 3, $260; No. 4. $120;
No. r, $100.
Providence District No. 1, $270;
No. 2, $140; No. ;;, $130; No. 4, $120;
No 5, $100
Liberty District No. 1, $500; No. 2,
$130; No. 3, $120; No. 4, $120; No. 5,
$130; No. 6, $130.
Randleman District No. 1, $1425;
No. 2, $300; No. 8, S120; No. 4, $110.
Columbia District No. 1, $825; No.
2, $110; No. 3, $120; No. 4, $120; No. 5,
$120; No. 6, $260; No. 7, $140; No. 8,
$140; No. 9, $110.
I-'ranklinville District No. 1, $260;
No. 2, $2X0; No. 3, $650; No. 4, $220;
No. 5, $120; No. 6, $210.
Asheboro District No. 1, $1,600,
white and colored; No. 2, $140; No. 3,
$110; No. 4, $110; No. 5, $100.
Back Creek District No. 1, $120;
No. 2, $100; No. 3, $1X0; No. 4, $120;
No. 5, $100; No. 6, $100.
Tabernacle District No. 1, $160;
No. 2, $140; No. 3, $120; No. 4, $140;
No. 5, $140; No. 6, $120; No. 7, $130;
No. 8, $100; No. 0, $100.
Concord District No. 1, $120; No.
2, $100; No. 3, $2X0; No. 4, $120; No.
.-, $120; No. 6, $340.
Ce.liu- Grove District No. 1, $140;
No. 2, 140; No. 3, $140; No. 4, $120.
Grai District Nb 1, $120; No. 2,
$120; i o. 3, $120; Mo. 4, $180. ,
Cole idge District No. 1, $160; No.
2, $2W : No. 3, $100j No. 4, $120; No.
5, $llf No. 6, $180; No. 7, 140.
Flea ant Grove-District No. 1,
$160; i o. 2, $120.
Bro ;r District No. 1, $120; No. 2,
$18C; o. 3, $120; No. 4, $110.
Richl id District No. 1, $120; No. 2,
$120; o. 3, $LW; No. 4, $129; No. 5,
No. : .
. 6, $120; No. 7, $240.
District No. 1,' $240; No. 2,
o. 3, $120; No. 4,' $120; No. B,
o. 6, $100. ' .
Hope District No. 1, $100;
$120; No. 3, (120; No. 4, 1280;
No. ; $120; No., $240; No. 7, $140.
Trrtity District No. 1, $182; No. 2,
New Market District No. 1, $70;
No. 2, $02.
Liberty District No. 1, $100.
Randleman District No. 1, $112.
Columbia District No. 1, $184; No.
Franklinville District No. 1, $82.
Back Creek District No. 1, $90.
Tabernacle District No. 1, $$0;
No. 2, W. . i
PAY L -v I.TY
-FOR KILLING AN AMLMi
Rci'l ik?rs, ;;n Amcrkan. v:i.4 shot
a'il kiiied at San Lorenzo, .M.ieo,
Friday, not far from tho boundary
liie, by two Mexicans, Beinisd and
Fredcrico Duran. The Mexicans were
captured and executed by the Carranza
authorities at Jaurez, Mexico, Sunday
Akers anil a companion were search
ing for stolen cattle when they went
to the home of the Durans. The Du
ra ns fired on them from the roof and
killed Akers. His companion escaped.
There was much indignation among
Americans when Akers wa:; killed but
the prompt capture and execution of
his murderers pacified then.
President to Make Western Trip
Plans have been perfected for Pres
ident Wilson's forthcoming trip
through the Middle Western States to
speak on national preparedness. The
President will leave Washington Jan
uary 28, and will return February 4.
The University Debate
Asheboro, Lexington, and Spencer
schools have formed a triangle for the
University debate to be held in the
spring. Seven of the Asheboro school
boys are preparing for the preliminar
ies to be held here about the last of
February. At this preliminary speak
ers will bo chosen to represent Ashe
boro in the triangular debates which
will be held between the schools March
31. The schools winning both sides at
these debates will be ented to go to
the University and take part in the
finals later in the spring.
T. B. Bailey Dead
T. B. Bailey died at his home in
Mocksville Tuesday morning after be
ing sick only a few days with pneu
monia. Mr. Bailey has been closely
allied with religious and business in
terests in the state for years.
Leonard Tufts Elected President
At a special meeting of the execu
tive committee of the North Carolina
Agricultural Society at R.Jeigh last
Thursday, Mr. Leonard Tus of Pine-.i.ut-
wr J rK'j-ted jenf ! !' J ' the so
Mr. Tufts is well fitted ;'or the po
sition. He has a genius for organiz;.
tion and efficient administration given'
its fullest exemplification in his
achievements which he has made at
Pinehurst. He is a build-.-r of good
roads and is one of the most influential
men in the county in building great
The North Carolina Agricultural
Society is fortunate in hav'ng select
ed Mr. Tuft as president. He is con
cerned in the development of the state
and is doing a full part that this de
velopment may be extended.
What are You Going to do About It?
The offer of the four magazines.
Woman's World, Household, Home
Life, and Farm Life, will net last in
definitely. These four magazines are
many times worth the 18 cfnts extra
Why not renew your subscription and
take advantage of the opportunity of
supplying your family a wliole year
with good reading. No home is com
plete without a good store oi the best
magazines. These magazines cost
money ordinarily, but we arc offering
four of them for only 18 cents extra
with your subscription to The Courier.
Mrs. Delia Maxwell Dod
Mrs. Delia Maxwell, aged 44 years,
died Saturday morning at her home in
Greensboro, following a lingering ill
ness. Mrs. Maxwell is survived by
two sons and one daughter, Miss Olive
Hoover of Greensboro, James E. Hoov
er of High Point, and Troy J. Hoover
now living in Maryland. She is sur
vived by a sister, Mrs. W. K. Richard
son, and a brother, Mr. J. M. Millikan
both of Greensboro. Mrs. Maxwell was
a daughter of the late Benjamin Milli
k&a and formerly lived at Asheboro.
The remains were taken to Sophia
Monday where services were conduct
ed from Marlboro church. Rev. R. M
Andrews of Greensboro, afficlating. In
terment Was made in Vher old Millikan
Concord District No. 1, $00; No. 2,
Coleridge District No.. 1, $S0; No.
Union District No. 1, $80.
Grant District No. 1, b0.
Brower District No. 1, $84.
Richland District No. 1, W.
RANDOLPH To FTAVj;
CO( , j y COMMENCLMI-LNf
fhe Date V il ,,lt(,r,;( I (,(
'x a List of I7i(.s l or tl,t. (Hcasi ,
-l.ach .'h-Im.oI i Hie Count v AL
lake a Part. " '
It has bee,, decided to hold a count v
commencement at Asheboro at om'
'mo ,'" early spring. t i, l0 bo
hPH that owry ta(.h(r . i couji
will beg,,, mw t0 pi.pJ..e fhlJ TtK
erude pupil for the examination an,:
to make an effort to win son, of the
prizes whid, will be award-. Bole '
an outline of the events wlm
pnzrs will be given:
Speaki ig ,-f
Kai-h school is entit.e-l ' i,,,..lim
er and a reciter chosen fro,,, any gni,
below the eighth to compete for a gold
medal ltl,se defamations and reci
tions should not be over eight minute
long. Write L. P.. Wilson, Chapel Hill,
C-' for bulletin of declamations.
Each school m entitled to one pupil
from any grade below the eighth to
contest for a prize in spelling. The
spelling will be oral; each one missing
a word will sit down and the last per
son left standing will be the winner.
The books from which words will be
given are Reed's Word Lesson and A
The high school only, will take part
in the athletic contest.
Quarter mile run.
Running broad jump.
Running high jump.
A suitable prize will
be given t
each boy winning an event.
There will be a display of ma
drawing, free hand drawing, specimens
of written spelling through the grade;
ami any other specimens of work don
at your school. A prize will be given
to the school making the best display.
Begin now to prepare your exhibits.
A suitable prise will be offered for
the best paper prepared by any pupil
in the high or elementary school on
some historical subject pertainiit" tji
;....(,,. i- o-fu.t
The school making the best average
attendance based on the census for the
district will be given a prize.
The school making the most improv
ment on house and grounds during the
year will be given a prize.
Pupils passing a satisfactory exam
ination to be given, some time in
March, on the following subjects will
be given a diploma:
Milne's Progressive Arithmetic
Book III, to page 192.'
Spelling A Spelling Book or Reed's
Geography Dodge's Comparativu
Sanitation Ritchc's Trimer of Sani
tation. Agriculture Hill, Burkett and Ste
vens' Agriculture for Beginners. . '
History Our Republic.
History North Carolina. ' 'h
Grammar Kssentiul Studies in En
glish, Book II. '
Certificates will be given to all pu
pils who have neither been tardy nor
absent during the school year. Thi
applies to the first seven grades.
The events are so aranged thut each
school in the county can take a partr
it makes no difference how large or
how small the school may be. The ru
ral schools will have a chance along.'
with the city schools.
The success of the county commence
ment depends on your co-operation.
Let me urge you to do all you can to
help make this even a better com
mencment than that of last year.
The The pupil winning a prize this
year will not be eligible for the same
prize next year.
Yours very truly,
T. FLETCHER BULLA,
County Supt. of Schools.
Jonah Cagle Bound Over to Court
Jonah Cagle was arrestee! near Ulah
Friday night by Deputy Sheriff Luck
on a warrant charging him with the
manufacture of liquor. It is alleged
thut Cagle was one of the operators
of a still captured at Ulah last No
vember. At a preliminary hearing be
fore Squire Ridge Cagle was bound
over to the next term of Superior
Court and remanded to jail in default