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C. will attend at the lullcw la :v plaeos and on
named below for the purpose of collecting the
.'. A. Co's si'irc, afternoon
I'M'i, (-. L (';i (or's before noon;
11)17, Farmer, before noon; A. L. Delk's
tow A int. i
your la'.: '
towel unt.l y
your-ell" in li
weight rest in;.
I? Power's, before noon;
j pinch of .salt in h
! thing im earth for
a torpid liver.
Eat in a g kk!
! chew tNirmiuhly
I much. Wo Amer
' Don't eat much h
, all wash vo'ir tee'.
Li-ion Township, Monday, February 2i, I!) !
New Hope Township, Tuesday, February, 27
Concord Township, Wednesday February -
a iter noon.
Tabernacle Township, Thursday March 1,. 117, Tabernacle before noon; A. W. Ful
ler's after noon.
Trinity Township, Friday, March 2, 1917, Trinity, before noon; Archdale after noon.
New Market Township, Saturday, March:?, 1!H7, (ilenola, before noon; Edgar and
Sophia, after noon.
Iiichlar-d Township. Tuesday, March (, 191 7. Seas'rovc.
IJrower Township, Wednesday, March 7, 1 1 7, Frect. before noon; Spokane, after
Pleasant Grove Township, Thursday, March, S 1917, ,F.
Checks Mills, after noon.
Coleridge Township, Friday, March f), 1917, Coleridge.
Columbia Township, Saturday, March 10. 1917. Kainseur.
Franklinville, Tuesday, March 13, 1917, Cedar Falls, before noon;
Columbia Township, Wednesday, March 14, 1917, G. P. Kivclt's Stcre, fcicr.con.
Staley, after noon.
Liberty Township, Thursday, March 13, 1917. Liberty.
Providence Township, Friday, March 16, 1917, A. J. Chaniness', before noon.
Level Cross Township, Friday March 1(. 1917, Level Cross, after noon.
Randlentan Tow nship, Saturday, March 17, 1917, Kandleman.
It is mv"duty to complete these collections and pay
the monev over where it belongs. Please meet me at a;'c-SSi
these appointments and save costs. J
February 16, 1917.
W. BIRKHEAD, Ex-Sheriff of Randolph County.
y .!.) iH-divom at nij-H: s"t
' when- I water w ill keeji:
;h" in 1 1 et : in;' take a good;
lh.cn ruh hri.-kly v ith thej
you uet a .'low. lre.-s
hi warm clothing, the.
on vour shou'ders, and
ifter (iu tf 1 1 vour breakfast to cook
ing .-cp out into the air, take ati. ut
twenty long, deep breaths of fr.sh air,1
arid then drink a cup full of hot water,!
as hot as you can drink it with a littiej
.1 - t..;.
. This is the tinei-t I t.,uir
knln y-, how. Is and
humor, slowly, and
and don't eat too
icntis eat too mucli.
og meat, an I above.
li niinit and morning
i with a to.-'hliru-h. a hhuk sjum if yen
' can ali'ord no other.
.Many disease germs I'nd lodgim nt
1 in food left on the teeth and so get
1 aci es to tlie threat, stomach and
Open your windows and doors three
or four times a day on the coldest
days and let in a fresh volume of air.
Leave a place for fresh air somr
where at nijiht to come into your bed-room.
chapters . a ;c.-cl":ptiou of the
lunate, .-oils, ami .-unimary are
interest, and i. knowledge
of ino.-e sIhk.oi lie in ino pos.-e.-si-n .
of every citizen who weu'd he well j
informed as to conditions prevailing
in '-is native couiry. Sum' of the'
schools ot the Slate now include a
tudv of the sod survey among' their i
I he chapters on agriculture and
soils are of particular interest to tne
farmer. In th".-e chapters, immhi
ni.udations arc made as to dee) piov.-j
injl, fertilization mvi rota'.i' n i f crops.'
These are the f iidaniental.- that the1
majority of the farmers of the Slate'
suv most interest tl in. and justly .-o."
If the farmer.- in a comity profit !y 1
the in formation given and the recom
mendations made in tin se i hapte .-,
the State Department of Auriculture,
and otlir ageiici. s co-opeiatiniv. v. i-1 he
repaid lor tne expense 01 mo nii-j
It is al.-o pointed out in the re-'
uoit that certain soils are well suited
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The Best Recommendation
The tronR'est recommendation any
article may receive is a favorable
word from the user. It is the recom
mendations of those who have used it
that makes Chamberlain's Cough Kern-
Mrs. Amanda tiier-
hart, Wayneslichl, Ohio, writes,
"Chamberlain's Couch Remedy has
K.vor, .,.,l ;.. mi. f-imilv off and on for
twentv rears and it lias never failed!
to cure a cough or cold." Obtainable
Went the Limit
There is a fellow in Atlanta who
lavs rlaim to the following virtues:
Never touched a drop of beer in
Has never touched a drop of wine
or whiskev in his lite.
Has never played a game of cards
has none way up. Many newspapers
suspend 'publication. In some cities am nTr Ka,,nb.l.ejl'
newspapers have raised the price at
which they were sold from 1 cent to 52
cents, and there has been some in
vuneod in price so much that it has
uciasioncd governmental inquiry. Ink
in various parts ot the country have
U' on account o1'
i. ml' Tiuar'tion.
li vtor l.uc.s report' that newly
bald 'S are imt of norma: si;:e or
that 111" averaue v.eignl v.
in babies is ; li a,t two-thirds
normal and the average one inch less
in hoigiuh. It is signilicatu that th i
niotm r are not able to n.iise their
babies as lore as former y. nor is their
ti.e eark'.-t jiid-ir." paiiited by
reh.t s to tile in. .case of
r;.ti n in aii pints of the king
The report f r m l'.ru. .-ells in
tiiat con.-umptioii ha- ah Hit
d in that city, v. hiie reports
til.- children's h- .-pita!.; show
.u o!.-ease i more tl-an tv
vaU nt children a
The report from the
pital is that tubereuh;s;s ;
I'.as increased l.'iO licr cent.
Ir. Tiercn of Antwerp reports that'
- b fore the
!' ths throat
to the production ol certain crops in jn hj cjty t.af;i.s 0f consumption have
tho respective counties. Ihis is ot ,,.(ml, n'loro fremu'iit and more ma-
great value, tor many farmers are lij,,,;,, : unvs are much harder to ob
trying to grow crops to which theii-j tain :im j.., apparentlv cured
soils are not suited, l-armers are al.-o f0. ,V(, vc , . ,,,. al. r,.ai)near-
freiiuently led to believe that tnctr jn(r jn iulK0 numbers. In Namur the
oils are similar to tne sous .n a ,i0nsum, ,ti,,n death rate has nructicallv
known section which is growing f.1"- doubled.
tain special crops and that their soils Poverty and poor food supply re
will produce these crops. They arejsutinfr in undernutrition are given as
told that the-best farmers obtain large the fundamental reasons for the bad
Has turned over all his money to
lils wife. i
Has swept the house every morning
to lighten her burden.
He helped her cook tho meals wh: n
she was tired.
Has never snoken a cross word to
two years. 1'rint paper has been ad- .
has increased tremendously in tne last A fpw (,ays aR0 hu poU!i0i wn0 hlM,
probably has not been a time in the . t t, fat.( of hlM.
last halt century wnen tlie newspaper r )arv nusi,and. and on top of that
industry the nation over was in so bad f , 1 f()). aivolve auainst him.
a state linancially as today. Few ,, , ,.jv, rnn,nKkTimM
newsjiapers are making money. The .
vast majority are Buffering heavy I Constipation Makes You Dull
losses. And this at a time ot colossal J
circulation, unprecedented advertising! That draggv, listless, oppressed feel
and the greatest general prosperity I ing generally results from constipa-
the country Jias-known. ,wn. The intef-tines are clogged up aim
There is one newspaper in New York the blood becomes poisoned. Relieve
which, on tho basis ol its nresent cir-,this condition at once with Dr. Kings
,.,.it!n tho ,.nnt, .. it en. New Life Pills: this gentle, non-grip
teral into for newsprint for 1!H7, will ig laxative is, quickly effective. A .lose
pav SiM),U(K more toi print paper at. oe time v in nuiKe j ou o u.
than it did in And yet it clings er in the morning, det a bottle today
to its 1-cent price. There is another at your druggist,
vields from soils similar to theirs
This is of value to such a larmer who
is getting poor vields, as it stimulates
him to try to bring his land into a
higher state of productiveness by the
use of better methods. If only a smail
percentage of the farmers of Randolph
county actually read thttse reports and
prolit directly theretrom, a great gooti:
is done, as those who do read them
will perpetuate the good ideas by tell
ing of them and by showing the neigh
bors w hat has been learned.
The map which accompanies the re
oort is of inestimable value. It not
onlv shows everything that a county
road mav show, but gives the loca
tion and" boundaries of the diffennt
soils as thev occur in the county. . the
farmers can reter to this map, and
after studying the report intelligently,
can (Venue ntlv fertilize the plant his
crop to better advantage than he has
done heretofore. County superintend
ent of education. Mr. Bulla, says they
health conditions there.
paper which at one time earned nearly
. 1,0(1(1,000 a vear which is said to have
had a deficit in 1910 of $l(i."),000. A
newspaper outside of New York which
has a circulation in excess of 400.000
is paying $1,200,000 a year more for
paper than in normal times.
"The Progressive Parmer" standi back of this remarkable offer and will supply the eub
ecriptions one year each to all the publications except our own and will also send you the Form,
era" Business Book and the four grapevines. We recommend your immediate acceptance of this
offer as every publication named is clean, interesting and useful, while the Farmers' Business
Book and the Grapevines will prove valuable to you.
FILL IN AND MAIL. SEND OR BRING THIS FORM TO US
accept the "ALL WINTER READING" Club offer:
C. W. Kilgore, director of the ag
ricultural extension service of the
State, and Airs. Jane S. AIcKinnon,
State agent of home .demonstration
work have issued a circular on can
ning club work.
The circular contains the recipes for
preparing and canning the "4H"
brand. Any club member, therefore,
canning under the "4H" brand is re
quired to use these recipes to the ex
clusion of the others. Any one desir
ing the formulas by which the canning
club products are prepared may fl)
tain them from Miss Grace SchaeflVr,
the Guilford agent of home demon
stration work. .lr,ri keeps you awake at nigM and drains
The recipes given are for tanned fvitality and encrKy. Dr. Ring's
tomatoes, soup mixiuies, m, mK .,10.., N niat-overv is a plejifiarrt balsam
sweet potatoes, beets, spinas, i. , nntintM. h.v.itivn nnd
Twelve GolJen Rules for Hoys
1. Hold integrity sacred.
2. Observe good manners,
o. Endure trials patiently.
4. l!o prompt in all things.
5 Alakt good acquaintances.
fi. Shun the company of the idle
7. Dare to do right, fear to
8. Watc h carefully over your tem
I). Never be afraid of being laugh
10. Fight life's battles manfully,
11. Ue vour leisure moments for
12. Sacrifice money rather than
The Xew Era
Lingering Coughs are Dangerous
Get rid of that tickling cough that
Send us $2 00 for this Oub
I WH L ON
February 28th, 1917
offer for sale, ut public auction, for rusli, 15
ho.iM if fin: r.iiUh tows mul all mv dairy
iciuipment. I oitl,'S, cr.-.tc.-, fillers, bottle
er, tlu m.;T Wiil sell ore
engine, .i!of:e. cutt r.
II. L !U)YAi.S, Trir.it', is.
sauerkraut, corn, peppers, fruits ana
berries, tomato ketthup, peach, pear,
fiir chf-rrv. strawberry, watermelon
rind, orange marmalade and ginger
ed pear preserves; jam, jelly, pickles,
cbow-chow and others
To inure thv purely of tie home
canned products, "Sterilize all cans
which are to be used; select only sound
thoroughly ripe fruit, and grade as
to size and color.
"Where the recipe caTis for blanch
ing, be sure it is never omitted.
Blanching is simply plunging fruit or
vegetables into boiling water for a
few minutes before packing them into
"After fruit or vegetables
promptly effective. It soothe6 the ir
ritated membrane and tills tlie cold
irerms: vour coucri is soon relieved,
Delay is dangerous get Dr. King's
New Discovery at once. For nearly
fifty years it has been tlie favorite
remedy for grippe, croup, couglis and
.colds. Get a bottle today at yotrr drug
gist, 25 cent.
The Business Farmer's Calendar:
Eight Things to do this Week and
Virst, take utock of tlie implements
now on hand, ascertain what otht-rs
are vein be needed this year, nnd then get
blanched pack them in sterilized cans them. High prices, scan-ity ot ma
or iars until the can is lilled to nbont teriaV-5 and car shortage may make
one-fourt inch of the top. Then beg;i i later deliveries uncertain,
to pack with spoon or paddle when' 2. I'rovide some kind of shed fur
the first bit of fruit is put into a can, every "implement, unless you have
pressing down gently until tho can is done so already.
filled. Now pour in brine or syioip, I !!. Keep alive that gruiltrr acnin.-t
waiting until you are sure every crev- the stumps, and remove some of them
ice is filled. Tomatoes must have nr every opportunity.
water added. 4. Begin getting the garden rer.dy
Such vegetables :s corn, beans, pens. ' for the early vegetables,
squash, spinach, pumpkin, etc., cannot 5. Get your count v agent to to ll,,
ctei ;iec,l in one day's nroccssing race vour rollinc lields. plowing the
Historic Place at Old Trinity
As the pedestrian, equestrian, or
automobilist from Thomasville cemcs
in sight of Old Trinity, and just be
fore the old college can be seen dis
tinctly enough to admit of hits be
ing raised, there will suddenly loom
up, on the left hand of the public
highway, just about one-fourth of a
mile lrom the old college, what is
now known as the Prof. Gannaway
Place. This house, built some forty
years ago. stands upon a slight emi
nence, the front facing east, with a
small Colonial portico on the north
side, which is approached by a cir
cular cedar walk. The cedars of
which for years, in fact until re
cently, were kept smoothly trimmed,
and would bring forcibly to the mind's
eye, pictures of old English country
scats. Nothing grand, nothing hand-
find the soil survev map of grout value' some. Hut just a suDstantial two-story
to them in intelligently locating new, framed building, adorned by the m
schools. Mr. Bulla has sent copies of (mates, not the inmates adoriud by the
the soil survey to all teachers for use house. , , .
in the public schools of the county. But as I remarked at the begin
Countv commissioners are greatly ning. all travelers will today, as they
aided," by reference to this map, in 'ride by the Gannaway Place ask, "who
granting' or disallowing new public! lives there?"
roads as only a few counties of the! Some time prior to the Civil War
State' have an accurate map. Every I Professor Gannaway with his cultured
countv should have one. The cost of; wife, (then a young woman, came to
a countv map is from $..,000 to ?;,0UU. trinity, men irmuy onege; aim ac
Under the present arrangements, the cepted the chair of l.atm and history:
St'i'e Department of Agriculture; can and for something like rio vars Idled
make a soil survey and map of
county for a great deal less than
these figures, even in the largest coun
ties. As a county map alone, the soil
survey map is more than worth the
money it costs.
Winter Brings Colds to Children
A child rarely
mother should have a reliable remedy
handy. Fever, sore throat, tight chest
and croupy coughs are sure symptoms.
A dose of Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar Honey
will loosen the phlegm, relieve the con
gested lungs and stop the cough. Its
antiseptic pine balsams heal and
soothe. For crop, whooping cough and
chronic bronchial troubles try Dr.
Bell's Pine Tar Honey. At all drug
Professor Gannaway or ' Old Sol,"
as he was called by the college boys,
was a Virginian by birth and educa
tion, having graduated from Emory
and Henrv, and having been born in
or near the little town of Wytheville,
1 think Professor Gannaway was a
, ,, l, l tititiK rroiessor uannaway was u
arely goes through the, t, f both im.in.,tion an,l
r without a cohl and every ,raini p Ho wouk, ow be callen
A Teacher's Kesolutions
1. I resolve to do my utmost to
correct the errors which have crept
into my work.
2. 1 resolve to make careful daily
preparation of the lessons which 1 am
to teach, so that my pupils will catch
from me the enthusiasm with which 1
shall be filled.
M. I resolve to study the discipline
of my school so that I can refrain
from "nagging" and "scolding."
4. 1 resolve to make my school
meet the needs of the community in
one of the old school, because perfect
manners, in other words Chesterfielo
ian politeness is rarely seen new in
the new school. The old students of
the college, who are scattered all over
the country, will remember "Old Sol,''
the Latin teacher.
It used to be said, that towards the
latter part of his life, he was so fa
miliar with the Latin books, such as
Caesar, Virgil, Cicero, that he could
conduct the lesson without looking at
So, today the old Gannaway house
stands a silent reminder of the days
when old Trinity flourished in Ran
dolph, with only fcur professors, and
one president, "One, but a lion."
We understand new people are go
ing to move into the old house, ami
that it is to be lighted up by electric
ity, and other up-to-date contrivances;
while cement walks will cover tne
footsteps of those cf the long ago.
Professor Gannaway. the great
Latin scholar of Trinity has been dead
several years. The house is soon to
which it is located.
5. I resolve to do nothing that will. be inhabited by straneers. but I shall
bring into question my character or neVer pass the place, without peopling
incentives, or in any way lower the jt wjth the ones who lived there first;
dignity of the profession whi.h I and will in imagination see the old
have chosen. Professor sittinir in the sunshine on
(. I "resolve to keep in mind al- his nlensnnt front norch. as he did
ways the ultimate purpose of the pub- so often; and probably going over the
lie school and work for the tullillment nvnlnits of some crcat Roman iren-
of that purpose, so that my pupiis erai or smiling at the adventures of
will develop strong characters that pj0us Aeneas, and Queen Dido.
eo we win oui aneau to you o u
house and softly say as we turn
will make them useful American citi-
7. I resolve to use good English
always before my pupils.
8. I resolve to set an example In
mv school for order and cleanliness.
!. I resolve to be as punctual as
I expect my pupils to be.
10. I resolve to be cheerful, kind
and sympathetic in all my dealinus
with parents and children. School
in a hot water canner.
The Guernsey breeders of
Carolina and the Southeastern St-d.-s
i have nirde
I a 'sorb t ion
to organize "Ho ai
ed-vs that will (in
oiit'.-.ca.-t. as tho '
v:y nn M m'.' "it h
o'i tve iii-r- : t Win
terrace up broad and hich.
6. Better pay pretty close at i
North tion to feeding the work stock.
heavy work will scon begin, and eve
animal should h" in lit coivli! ion.
7. When it's t
thoiv'v usually p'c
ing I' i lie.'.;, i.nu'ii
etc. 1' i ; inii'irt
gotten ov.t of ".he
nlo" in-'- i-i ,y h" !'
is dry e:n t" h.
S. ' t" :: l :
dv of v.
Rub case anJ supple-
i ncss deep into muscles
j end joints ; soak out
' stiffness and AT iA
. rhcu m r. t ism ' S J
v.-ithMtistans JftJjt tjr
Liniment. ''' A? -
"The Colliseum's shell is loved by
bower and vine
And through its shattered rents
The peaceful planets shine." R. L. J.,
in Charlotte Observer.
Proper Method of Killing Fowls
Hens should he disposed of at three
years of age and in the summer whrn
eggs are low priced. Their places
should bp filled by early hatched pal
lets. It is the pullets that lay tho
high priced eggs. Don't S"ll the pul
lets which po.-'sess good constitutional
Fowls should be fattened for M
dayr brf.'i'e killing. The following is
a ."-eed I'.il t -'!i imr vat'on for fowl.-:
25c. 50c, ?1.
"i meal. pounds.
eel i-.'.: .1.0
..":! .lai.h 1st.
spending the winl' r.