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A ftddlar triad a aaraoada;
Sha didn’t amlla oa him;
Sha aaoraad tha moaie that ha aMda,
A faMow with a banjo aaata,
Tha damaal didn't think
It worth inu|tog for hi* gama,
Tha third arrival won tha girl,
Although hi* tana waa punk,
Ha drvra op with a aotaj whirl,
. Honk-hank! "
h Yn Km That —
Sixty thousand parsons are ae
deo tally killed every year in tbs
One death in every twelve is
caused by accident.
One person is killed every nine
Mors deaths are caused by ao>
ddent than any disease except
tuberculosis and heart disease.
One person in every six suffers
physical disability every year.
Of all causes of physical disa
bility. only B per cant are fatal.
Accident and health insurance
covers fha other 96 par cent
The United States Government
tax on liquors and tobacco for one
year would buy ten billion dollars
of Ufa insurance, and the amount
spent over the counter for liquor
and tobacco would buy thirty bil
lions of Ufa insurance.—W. H.
O. in Pacific Mutual News.
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A Southern newspaper has had
the brutality to refar to Huerta
as the “Cole Bleaae" of llexioo.
Coma, now, gentlemen I" Mr.
Huerta may be an enemy and an
Indian and all that, but there is
nothing to be gained by acnriHiy.
With importations shut off by
the war, floor jumped from sixty
oants to a dollar a barrel. Put
the tariff back and it will stay at
a dollar. Lk> you want the tariff
fslrlwlh ■ s*■ *- -«- - “
In these days when a man who
has eooogb ready cash to boy five
gallons of gasoline is called a
malefactor of great wealth, wa
want to know how Tom Boot,
dty editor of the Newt and Ob
server. and who wee robbed in
London of forty dollars, got thu
Looks to us like an Investiga
tion by the 8enats is in order.
Here is a plain newspaper man,
alone in Loodon, with fsrty dol
lars oo hia person—of coarse he
was touched, bat where did he
get the money?
Mr. Bryan wanted to know
where Joe Cannon, who had been
inventing in lands in Illinois for
the last hundred years, got two
dollars and a half he waa reputed
to have In h savings bank—and
we want to know where and how
a newspaper man got forty dol
lars ahead of the game.—Every
11*1 wm t» lo to war.
Broda Ramaey, a negro cropper
on Mr. J. F. Brawley’i planta
tion several mile* north of town,
waa very much excited several
days ago over the declaration of
war in Europe. He had been
told that all able bodied Ameri
cana would have to go to war and
that the'government had sent an
agent ip this community to gath
er up all' the men. Broda waa
to distorted he could not sleep
ami just before daylight Tuesday
morning be rapped on the front
door of Mr. Brawley’i home and
plied with Mr. Brawley to use
bit influence to keep him oat of
war. He asked Mr. Brawley to
sss that he waa mads a servant
to a gdod man if he really bad to
go. lbs negro waa in aarasat
and plead strongly for protection.
Mr. Brawley assured the nsgm
that be would use every influence
to keep him out of war.— Moocee
villa Enterprise t
A good woman living In tin*
western part of thn State suffered
and died with tuberculosis. 8hs
was not a woman of large means.
But she had a heart and a soul,
aa wall as tuberculosis. She
sympathised with those afflicted
with it, It naturally followed
that she wanted to help them.
After providing for her relatives
and those who had been' kind
and helpful to her, the left the
residue of her estate to the State
There is a strong and growing
feeling of this kind throughout
the state of North Carolina.
Some people are going to do even
better than this good woman.
They are going to do something
for the Sanatorium while they
live. Through the Bed Cross
8eal sales last Christmas the peo
ple in the State in this small way.
a penny at a time, contributed
$10,000. which was used in the
fight against tuberculosis in
North Carolina; and so it goes.
The State at this time cannot
handle its tuberculosis problem.
Of course it could if it would,
but it will not But the State
can do this, and it wilL It can
provide so that the money, time
and energy that is anxious to be
spent in the fight against tuber
culosis in North Carolina shall
be directed in proper channels so
aa to accomplish the greatest
good. It can sad will provide
suitable buildJngs'and equipment
at the State Sanatorium so that
the work can be conducted in the
proper manner. .It will provide
competent directors and leaders
to direct the campaign against
tuberculosis in North Carolina.
It can do this, and db it now;
it cannot afford to do leas; it will
not do leas.
(My Om "BgOMO QUININE"
«lm MM* Vtftbew.
Tbs enterprising dtiiens of
WilMameon township have gotten
the warehouse spirit too, and one
is being built there for the pur*
pose of ■taring the cotton crop
of that section.
The Stats issued a charter for
the enterprise last Wednesday,
as Is evidenced from the follow
ing taken from the News sad Ob
server of Thursday:
“Tbs farmers in 8eotiand coun
ty are arranging to stole their
cotton for higher prices or until
the present situation is mors set
tled, and to this end have organ
ised n storage warehouse com
pany for the purpose of storing
cotton on which warehouse re
ceipts may be issued aad funds
secured from the national baaks
under the smwgsocy currency
bet. The name of the new in
corporation for which a charter
wae baaed yesterday by Secreta
ry of State Grimes is ths 8tata
Line Warehouse Company, of
Gibson, Scotland county. The
authorised capital stock is $15.
000, but business can commence
when $1,000 is subscribed and
Tbs incorporators are IL R.
Huntoeker, M. W. Adams, W.l
T. Pate, A. P, Gibeon, W. N.
McKenzie, W. F. Parker, J. A.
McGregor, T, J. Adame and R.
We understand that the Gibeon
warehooee will be built in sec
tions and enough will bo built to
take care of all the cotton that
the planters wish to store. With
a warehouse here and ooeat Gib
eon, there will no doubt be ample
storing facilities to take care of
that portion of the Seodaad cot
ton crop that will be stored.
JaaNo Peeler, a Confederate
veteran of No. 8 township,
Cleveland county, was bitten by
a pilot snake recently and died in
a few hours from the effects at
M Mr Staff.
Paris. 8«pt-—Those who hava
heard tha story of tha white
haired woaaao Bring la a little
riUaga near Paris la a house
wboaa ahattars ware always aka
ad, are thrilled with ana of tha
•oat teaching stories of the war.
No one could remember whan
the shutter* of tha old woomn’s
boose bad bean opened or wbso
it hud not always appeared soli
tary and sad, Bat on tha day
Prases declared war tha abatten
ware sodden ly opened and far ev
ery window appeared tha tri-col
The old boose took oo a new
lltm. That evening the story
looked in the breast of tbo wo
man who liras there was kaoera.
Walking through tha village
the aged woman made her way
to the fort
*'I have a request to make,"
she told the commander. *1
should like to have you aaod see
of your men every day to take
the evening meal with me. He
will be my toast.
Forty-four yuan ago my fi
ance. after dining with me, went
away to fight They brought
him back with two Gorman boj
lata fa hia faraaat
‘’Siam than no min baa era
aaterad my houaa, battUsiaaa
boor of revenge. In hia piuea at
my table I ahould Ilka each day
oaa of thoae who are about to
The commander granted the
reqoaetafthe woman and each
day one of hia men goaa to the
heuee and dteaa with her. Oaa
of the eoldiere on returning mid
that aa he left the bourn bo aaw
the old woman kneel before a
portrait veiled with crape.
"Rabbit abowa are beooraing
common fa Germany,” aayothe
IndianapoliaNewau Belgian tone
of eoureeare barred.-Gotamhia
l*ufa«. Mich.—"Wby U •
Gov. Wood bridge N. Farrla
asked the qaaatlon whan Ms see*
tho writer s husband.
"I want a hatband." thelettov
nad. "Won't pea please help
roe 7 Pa not particular about
la*a, but if pea tan give m* th*
addrea* of soom likable man ba*
tween the ages of 26 and 45 I
would never oeae* to thank pen.
Ad that J aak la that ha be ea.
emetic and thrifty."
Th* governor dedioed flatip to
ataoawtba vole ed irntrinainlal
"Being governor la toping
•Mogh. latl imagine that Jab
would be wotaa." ba mid.
Washington, AnggL-A bum*
P* crop od eottoa which may
toads, is indicated bp tbedannrt*
BMat of agriodtaie'a report to*
day showing the condition od tha
crop on Anguat tttb to be ?B per .
•oat of a aonaaL
A total production od 16.090,400
bake of fOO panada grew weight
k tatarpreted bp the ikpaineiat
•xporte froai the aoadftko Ag* '
uvea. This k 146*000 bake
raura than forecast ftsne the Ja|p
oooditioa'figures, thaiiaadt ed
•xoaUaot growing ecadltkaa
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p®noci ooocuuoo inn onth dm
bo* dlaeomad. ftbeWaad. hr
aa Italian daodat Balaam
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Mr. Business Man
< What would you give to have the opportunity of going into the houM* of absent every family
in SeoUaad county every week and having a chat with the father, the mother and the boys and girls/
and toll them what you have to mil that each one in every family ia constantly baying—you would
giro a good deal, would* nt you 7
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THE EXCHANGE offers you the opportunity to do this each end every •»**- It pays u
weekly visit to nearly every home in Scotland county, and reaches a good many hsuua in tha
bordering counties. ThyaugHts cohnans you can hnvo fthfa direct communication.
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Ytm ****** "n **Tm»tr tfirragh na, aad ■taaoTccnjiail/luw tael Certainly
you cant roach them as cheaply and as effectively any other way.
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Try as EXCHANGE ad. and watch reealts. * '■ • •
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