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. ' ' ID".- stand us a practical exi'.tnnle of
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY the bent-tits of mutual co-operation.
i They occupy a two-l'oM relation 10
the community first, as savings in
jStitutions; second, as lending instl
' tutions. The savings feature is placeo
Those interested in growing Sea lirst because that is the logical onKr,
Island cotton should write the De- 88 wel as for the reason this feature
partment of Agriculture, Washington, IS one of tne mot important of Ms
r i i i
WM. C. HAMMER, Editor.
Asheboro, X. C, February 22, 11)17
D. C, for Farmers' Bulletin 787.
TIME EXTENDED TO APRIL 1
As a savings institution, building
ant! loan associations have become a
vital factor in the economic life of
Fmm pvi-rv nnstnffi.-e The Courier our country. .No other institution has
receives encouraging letters from sub-J ever been devised that has done such
scribers sending remittances for The wide-spread and effective work in
Courier. Many have paid in advance, training and educating the people in
In order that all may have an op- habits of saving and thrift, economy
portunity to pay up and pay at least ( and frugality. These virtues are sadly
another year in advance at $1.00 a lacking among the mass of our people,
year, we "have decided to wait until Teach anyone to save a portion of Ms
Anril 1. t raise the Drice of The Cou- income, however small, and you in
ner to $1.50 a year.
THE NEWS PRINT FAMINE
The news print famine grows apace.
spire in him a self-respect, and inspire
in others a respect for him that will
mark the dividing line between suc
cess and failure.
The other side- of the building ana
For the Women
of Randolph County
Three large paper
down claiming a
mills have shut 0;in business, that of making loan?
.k of ears, coal or
wood pulp. In Canada, whence the t.aiv ai j,
American mills get l.iu'ii.Wil pounds
a ve: r, t lit
'duelioa is cut r-hort
i:i ; r-
I with inspiration. Practl
ans arc made on resMencr
ii- provide homes for the
Thi- a.-s.viation believes
g work and buini-ss for
. c'-n.i i .; u i n! !y. they pn fi r
an. n '-dm- v. hich ar.- to
tthor tian n homes which
You cannot find a better line of TOILET AR
TICLES than we can show y w. We have Roger &
Gallet D'Arlington, Mary Garden, Nadine and
Carmen Face Powders.
TALCUM POWDERS OF DIFFERENT KINDS.
Perfumes, Tooth Paste, Powder and Tooth Wash.
See our line.
STANDARD DRUG COMPANY
UOl: tarns V
n lit r
wet k '. , a pouiu; aaei t. "
ping point. A tv.:' ago Tin
bought the same pa-per at
more than two cents a pen
wond.n- publication of many !vwsn:v
pers is being suspended.
New York, California and Massa
chusetts are ahead of ail the other
States in road building. Illinois is to
make an effort to be fourth by issu
ing SliO.Oim.OiR) in bonds to build mora
Roads in European c untries are
maintained at '!'. We hear mucri
about the report of roads, and it is
claimed the present general assrmhU
is to enact a law requiring county
authorities to provide for the upkeep
of improved roads. It would be a
wise law and would be popular when
Randolph county through th
v..n: the growing interest in its
idornment ami beautifying: the st nse
if realizing that the family have a
home of their own bring out the best
, there is in a man.
In whatever light these institutions
are viewed, whether as ethical re
lining, upbuilding and elevating the
i personal character of its membership:
'whither as practical business in.-ti-
tut:ons engaged in mobilizing them
in the creation of community wealth
from every point of view. they, are
engaged in a mission -frotight with in-
tinite possibilities for good.
Representative H. S. Hurlev of Mont-
A recent issue of The News ant
Observer has the following:
' Representative Hurley, it develops.
has the strongest and most melodiou
baritone voice in the House. That
voice ot nuney s. dv tne wav, once
helped him out of a bad situation.
wis- After leaving the University a few
dom ot its ollicials and the generosity cais ago, ne deemed to see some-
of it ritizpna hi hnilf o-,4 tninE of the country. His finances
. . , , . . held out until he struck hard-going in
vv,ov wu.n, ... ArKansas. He did not want to call
me ciate, dui practically no ettort is the home folks for funds. A tent
being made toward the upkeep of tne show, with the usual run of mediocre
roads. Unless something Is (Tone penormers, was running in the town
without further delay the good work 1 wfcedaS, &
accomplished in the county will in n the unmusical voice of the headline
measure be lost. The patrol system songster and had an inspiration. To
and the careful attention given every th; nager he went. To that indi
mile of improved roads by the last sondcK
administration should be kept up. At if he could not sing better than the
present practically nothing is being ham fatter already on the payroll, he
clone. I wouldn't want a cent for his services.
a He was given a job. sang two weeks,
C.FT TH F mvivr m pit 'enllected enough to get home and came
Tl ,. n "TTI ' l thp ni0lit PUsfful lawyers of Mont-'
I he new Kandolph bounty Building gomery and one of the most popular.'
and Loan Association recently organ-'
ized is another step in the right di- Tl ,ne Farmers of Randolph Count y
rection. n,;al''.v 11 hundred years the
Tho W i, . . , - 1. 1 1 1 1 i oiaies nas mamiameii
Ansonian in a re
cent issue had a ino.-t sens.blc editor
ial on the saving habit.
d by tin- An -on-of
and that people
Attention was c:.li
ian to the importance
habit while young,
with a little money
ones who .invariably
gains and win n tin.- 1
early life, it i.; i.inv
an happy -.i.e.
make money i I
tllles lira Otci n; by 1
that the love vf it i
vil. liu'. ev( ry par
seif to be jil'vpal'ed
days" of life the't . .
fast in oi i ag-,
moi al dread of an m i
is dependent and le;
the uncertain crumbs
'dissipate your youth in riotous living,
which is sure to leave you with llv:
aching shell of your manhood as a
burden on your weary way to the
grave. Food and raiment are neces-
pann-ent for the study of agriculture.
Kvery year millions of dollars are
spent in experimenting with various
cmps, so ls, and climates. Ktlicient
methods of production and marketing
ol North ( ar-
art of its income
in prow d methods
r b..nl. i s.
vernmi ids i a;.
Ueport of ISoard of Commissioners of
At a regular adjourned meeting of
uia oaai'n ei commissioners ot Kan
dolph county hehl in the court house
I at A.-iieb.iro, N. C., l 'ebi uary lii. 1 , ! 7 .
jxvltli the following members) pre - ni :
W. I.. Ward. A. ii. Coitn.ne and Fi auk
TaI'y (absent no one.) The folio nig
Ini.- iH.-s was transacted:
h is ordered:
That an aHowaiue to Cornelia Klih
anison be suit to G. P. Kivett, Lib it v
That Kichardson, an old
and needy woman in Columbia town
ship be placed on the list of 0. 1. at
an allowance of .l.ol) per month until
further notice and that same be stnt
in care of G. 1'. Kivett, Liberty Route
A lot of plunder under the court
house, consisting of old benches,
blinds, etc., and old irons were sold
to ,1. V. I'.irkhead for the sum of S10.
The board of health having made a
contract with J)r. I.. M. rox as co-an
ty physician and quarantine ollicer
and same having been approved by
this board, the original contract and
oath of ollice is ordered tiled with this
months papers, the following are
the jurors drawn for the regular three
week's term of Superior court of Ran
dolph county, for the March term, the
first two weeks being for the trial of
civil cases ami the third week be.ng
for the trial of criminal cases.
Moved by A. 15. Coltrane, seconded
by Frank Tally that this meeting stano
adjourned to meet in the court house
in Asheboro, N. C, on Monday, March
Jurors for the March and April
term, 1917, of Randolph Superior court
the first two weeks being the civil
tert'i, beginning the third Monday in
March, the last week being the crim
inal term beginning the first Monday
Jurors for the First Week
Asheboro C. P. Styres.
Brower Harrison Chrisco.
Columbia M. A. Ward, W. G. Sta-
Grant P. L. Smith.
Liberty J. P. McMasters.
New Hope Vester Callicutt.
Providence J. A. Teague.
Randleman L. D. Cre.nford.
Richland C. M. Cooper.
Tabernacle Zeb Hicks, Raymond
Jurors For Second Weeek
A sb eboro Zel l Rrow n.
Hack Creek J. K. Hill.
Cedar Grove Hal I. Kearas.
Concord Arthur Lackey.
Coleridge J. T. Lambert.' D. R.
Motlitt, I). .1. Stout.
.Columbia-Chas. Patterson, L. Hicks,
('has. I.inebeiTV. I
Franklinville P. Z. Poole, J. F.
Moifitt. I. W. Croce, Ernest AHrtd,
T. R. Allred.
G'-aut -H. V. Kinney.
I liu ;ty Ralph York.
LOST Klaek silk umbrella, square
ood handle villi a heavy siik cord
ou!;,i nandle. 1'ii'dt r please retuin
Mr-. Aitbur Re.-s.
R. C. Johnson Announces
1 Spring Sport Coats
Shirt Waists and Wash Skirts, Kimonas and Mus
lin Underwear. New things arriving daily in dif
Ladies' and Gent's Oxfords are in also.
New striped goods, latest styles.
The Store That Solicits Your Patronage.
R. C. JOHNSON
1 OR siAl.lv- House and lot. known
as the I'elphinu Henley property.
rite si, the most money you will give.
l'oli SALE My ::o acre farm mar
Mt. Vernon church, 4 room house, or
chard, good well and pasture. Apply
to . O. toe, High Point, N. C. Koute
LAND SAI.K Ilemember the sal
known as the Hugh T. Moftitt farm at
MolVitt Mill, will be resold on next
Monday. Feb. 2fith at 11 o'clock at the
court house door in Asheboro. This
is one of the best located farms in
the eastern part of the county. H. A
LI ST FN, AUTOMOBILE PEOPLE!
I can do your
l.'cu'caihng, I'elining, Kim- Cuts,
Sand misters. Sidewall and
Any tire injury vulcanized. Work
returned in forty-eight hours.
High Point, N. C.
MILCH COW FAR SALE Full-
blooded Jersey, gives 4 gallons a day
and more than a pound of butter a
day. Apply to Wm. C. Hammer,
Asheboro, N. C.
FOR SALE OR RENT A portable
metal building, size 14 feet wide and
24 feet Ion? with wooden floor. This
building is suitable for a barber shop,
restaurant, chicken market or press
ing business. It is now located on
Main street, in the town of Ramseur,
N. C. I will sell cheap for cash. Ap
ply to John W. Yow, Ore Hill, N. C.
FOR SALE A Scotch collie puppy,
four months old. Apply to Box 182,
Asheboro, N. C. , pd
FOR RENT My home in West
Asheboro. John M. Hammer.
FOR SALE CHEAP Two good
mules, 7 and 11 years old. and one
fine half pert-heron horse colt 7 months
old. A. M. Darker, Kemps Mills, N. C.
l'. m I
. A. Curtis.
.1 Will M. Iv
a '!;.'. H. - a a
..-a, old a-o ilia'
a heavily upon
f charity, lii n't
'al r Mi
! ra! nr.
M. Vow, C. C.
I bird NVetk
d. i'h' is. n, '
1. Nathan IU
The county di-nanr tr.'.lor is paid t-
collect the literatim- for the farmer.
He is to study local conditions and
get the rght thing for his locality.
He collects the information from the
experiment stations and delivers it to
the fanner. In other words the cilice
of county demonstrator links the local
farmer with the state and national
sary, but need not be expensively farmer.
gaudy. The proper amount of plain Th,e maintenance of this office should
T , . , . . . ., ,, . not be subject to any party whim,
food is much better than all the fine whpn the sJtate am, ntn a're spend-
pastrys and sweets that only tickle jnJ? millions for the benefit of the far
the palate into craving an abnormal mer it is no more than just that the
and harmful amount of that which Is county should spend a few hundred in
, , , , . . . ,. aiding the farmers in securing the in
needed only to sustain the strength formtion that belonK9 to them. It
and keep the body in repair. , js not giving the farmers all that is
The Ansonian Dointed out that dun them: to tell them that by elimt-
there were ways for every one to nating the office of county demonstra-,
save' I The abolishment of the office of
Asheboro like Wadesboro has two COunty demonstrator is a reflection
banks and building and loan associa- upon the intelligence of the good far
tions. All are safe and valuable in- rs of Randolph. It is a gross ln-
. , , .... , ., . suit to the gods of prosperity and a
Btitutions in the building of the town. Rtumblinp brock toward progress. It
Both these banks and both the build- j3 the first step back toward the prim
ing and loan associations will welcome itive age when a forked tree and an
your funds and pay a sure and certam ox constituted the plowing implements
. . , of the farmer. The f armes should see
interest. tnat tney pet their dues, and no lon-
The Columbia State gives some Im- per remain slaves to the "law sharks"
portant facts concerning the import- and commission merchants
V... ''. V.'. :!. Adr
ratuv- "'e v -!'. V.. 'ox.
i. pr- t '.! drove i ;. W. Vaiii.-r. A. L.
,il an I liinimnud, .1. 11. Hanimond.
t'oneord V . .M. i'an ish.
Coleridge W. C. Cox, W. M. Allen.
.1. M. lirov n. 1). Moiiitt.
Co'unibia Cleveland Williams, Geo.
Franklinville deo. N. Hiiishaw, J.
Orant C. M. Brown, .1. M. Allen,
Liberty C. 15. Cox, (i. C. Moore,
W. I), ( uitis.
New Hope J. A. Miller, Isaac Phil
Pleasant Grove C. C. Murray, M.
Providence; Stanton King, D. Z.
Routh, G. W. Berry, M. W. Wood.
Randleman E. E. Pritchard, G. A.
C. Freeman, J. A. McKenzie, E. C.
Richland D. A. Chrisco, Jas. A.
Trinity M. M. Eouldin. J. H. Elder.
J. B. White.
Tabernacle A. R. Kin.lley, A. S.
Myers, N. M. Thayer.
Dr. Julius Shaffer of Fayetteville
will be in Asheboro. Ashlyn -hotel,
Monday, February 2(Uh for the pur
pose of examining eyes and fitting
WANTED Young women of good
character over 10 years of age to work
in our CigarttU- Factory. Good clean
work. Good wage-? paid. A limited
number of young men also needed.
W. Dl'Ki: SON'S & CO., BRANCH,
Durham, N. C. f!5 10!.
ance of building and loan associa
tions. It would bo well for every
man, woman and child to read the fol
lowing: Among the financial institutions of
C A STO R I A
Mrs. Sadie Grimes, of High Tolnt,
is visiting her daughter Mrs. Thomas
Hodgin near Ramseur.
A daughter was born last. Saturday
to Mr. and Mrs. J. M. York, of Ram
seur Route 1.
The Ramseur Knob factory has been
doing a Bplendid business. It has re
ceived orders to keep them running
the remainder of the year. There are
still acres of diamonds in Randolph
Dr. Robert L. Caveness was in Ram
seur Tuesday on his way to Greens
boro, where he was going on business.
NOTICE This is to info-m tin
good people of Randolph county that
I have accepted a position wiih I hi
V. T. Rawleigh Medical Co.. as trav
eling salesman for Randolph county.
Will fill orders promptly. In Ashe
boro on Saturdays. So kindly let me
know what you are wanting and I will
do mv best to fill all orders prompt'y.
Thanking you for your liberal patron
age in the past, 1 am.
Yours verv tralv
G. D. ALLRED,
The Rawleigh Man
Asheboro, N. C.
FOR RENT A good farm, well
watered, in Columbia township, two
mllna couth nf Stnlcv. Good buildincs
and outhouses, splendid spring, good
land, beautiful location, un goon rouo
from Staley to Ramseur. Apply at
once to Mrs. Mary Carroll, Staley
Route 1, N. C. 2t
FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN My
house and lot at Franklinville, X. C.
Dwelling 4-rooms, good barn, lot well
watered. For further information see
or write John F. Brewer. It
And all kinds of records. Office next
door to Dr. Crutchfield's office, over
Bank of Randolph. Visitors invited.
Demonstrations at any time.
A. R. 3IRKHEAD
Horses and Mules j
Car load of horses and mules just
received. All sizes and grades. I
will sell or exchange on liberal
A. M. FREE, Asheboro, N. C.
Washington, D. C.
Tickets on sale February 28th. March I, 2, 4, and 5 Final
return limit midnight March 10. 1917. For further information
consult nearest Norfolk Southern Ticket Agent, or address the
II. S. I.E.VRD.G.P. A.
J. F. MITC HELL. T. P. A.
Raleigh, X. C.
Threshers, Engines, and Saw Mills
The Geiser and Peerless Threshers
have proven best by actual test.
Any size and equipment.
Jl.; "a. a.d
At the price of wheat there is big money in threshing, bo get
equipped for the coming threshing season with a Geiser or Peer
less machine. Xone so good. .- . , v 'ijji
"Peerless' steam portable
and traction engines with
the new PISTON VALVE.
Gives more power per
Write for catalogue and
M. G. NEWELL COMPANY, Distributors,
Greensboro, N. C.