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tuiMi yt ara act ot Ood. SC John
Editor Archibald Johnson, of Char
ity and ChOdroa, wha ia gtron. to writ
<■» tho Moat iiilVa madahla editor
laU of any at North Carolina's edi
tor*, handa art tho following toady
a ad worth white advice about our ha
gtofdWg of tho Now Toon
“Hare we are at the bgiartg at a
bright bow year Thia tooohrtliBi tea
aratiU haortfly iwbI b 4 aw
Botcher* are allowed to soil horse*
mat In New York. Tb* law heaam
effective January 1st Why Ml!
Pa»ka i> time parts eat 'paasuca.
A live beard of trade wouldn’t be
any drawback to Laarlnhary.
Itemsrk* by IwbiB.
“It it a qowr ihing.” Mid ttauhao.
a* h* cam* into oar solid gold sanc
tion and spat artistically at tho coa
pideio and of eouraa mittad It, how
wa pay bat kith attentive to tho
thing* da mending ear attention, and
how mod) attention we pay to things
that should not concern u*.
“I waa standing an the street tha
other day and along cam# an automo
bile in goad repair hasting another
automobSls that waa down and oat.
Tha hind axla of the crippled machine
had bean beat ao that the wheals were
on* tided and eery wobbly. A rope
|*4 bi* t»td to tki irlpfliil nacfciac
and H war getting along with tha aid
•I the perfect ear.
"Bet at leant two handled people
stopped and gated; soother hundred
robber necked asd everybody seemed
to have something to any—and tha
ear pamed on.
“And no it teamed to mo that it wan
the wochf* way. It didn't teem to
take any notice ti the perfect cam;
h didst seem to panes to wander and
tlrffrlr thb»|H4at pgand on ladllTfif
“And beheld! while ( was time rub
ber-socking there pasted os tha oppo
site tide of the street a women upon
wham th« shadow* at an tetpofe life
had fallen. Ten could am H in tha
eyes; to the fees of brassonoaa that
powder would net hide; hi toe gaady
clothing—to alt her item toner—she
was a toiled dor*—s woman who had
parted with her soul
"And epos her the town iuti
fsaed and watched her until the had
gene a Meek and at course it said
thing* toaodUdy; it thought things
—but it looked at bar end concluded
that tha moral* war* getting low.
“While she waa passing I dam any
a bombed virtono* women pasted—
girt* and guttle-women, dams* and
matrons—but that was eemstonplaoa
that waa expected, it teemed and
■o one unites a friend cast aye* upon
“And again there went down tha
street a man who had not 'eng beta
not of prison—he had paid to fan tha
penalty of tea trim* and ha walked
word, no mile, no greeting bat all
“And to melting to* day’s events
seam stoic might have mid to prose
tost toe weald la net growing batter
that within an been- be mw s harlot
sad rx-convict on toe street saw
them walking along btasaaly and de
“And the man with a heart might
hove said to him: Tea, hot brother
yen a*w hat ami harlot smswg a
but oi who had fatten and
ha ha to fttil end you per
haps a thousand upright men.
yea did apt aoto 'Twee the
eto of tammlwlna that
to charm you that excited
year curiosity—that caused you to
talk and reach false conclusion*.
# * *
--And ttoubm weed down to the
depot and mw a blind assn begging
a little motor to bay ooaso bread to
ho told him to be gow*—that the town
was over run with beggar*—Every
A Uetnm who protcotad agataat
fOtog to ilwp daring to* di»
hnd* oroald, tf
find wiry hi uul di
to wofo* thair Bagging
On oan iirnlni whan ton
I font: "Ah, yon ton an (do*
*f Hi* otohrtac of laiMwo in Cm*
A gnat many of
.... ..._.'11- •yoaad.and
th«y wdl gat oa tho lags and bark X
to* wfcfta wan aw paaaing."
By tola tiau all oars and ayaa war*
wida apaa, and ha pnarufw to (hdah
bla laatora. The a**t Jay K war «aft»
nary ataMMI1 didn’t aay
w MwaaHi waald wtogh a gonad/
b* yaataatadi 1 aatd a groat away of
Hum wanld. t think partwpa a mil
«*M they bark at to**Ml«*ton*r1w/«
pardatod to* latirfiadir. "Mm, no,
a*y daar atr; 1 aald toay wvaU gat *a
to* lag* aad a* tha Taa ad*.
A Trn* Ftetare.
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Alotig about this aoaaoa at tha ye
tha writer* oa tha dally paper* Ur
not* of the Tact that the weekly *T
semi-weakly pa pare—moat of them
art giving aotka that oaa i«»o* J
their publication will be omitted >
Christmas. whereupon tha enter* * I
the daHteo have mach to uy abc.
the pleasure* of the weeafv and oaa
weakly odilor* who oaa taka a vac
don. Same of them appear to thif
that tea editor who haa a week, or*
half week to got out a paper, bam sue
aa easy time that a holiday is bonT
a an wary. Thi« display of ignoron*,
makaa Tha Landmark tiled, if the.
writer* know what they war* writer*
about they would know that aim*'
any editor of a-weekly paper Ami
more daily work, your ia aad year ou
than any daily newspaper weaker. Z1
preparing tha matter for an issue u
Us paper wu all ha had ta do, that
might b* ama basis far the idea tte.
bo has aa easy time, bat tha waaki
aditor, am a rule, is not only adtto;
reporter, proof reader, bastem mm'
acar, codec tor, ate., bat be efts"
make* a head, or gives part of k£
time ta tea mechanical < department
In fact ba dam tea work that any'
where from a half dome to a dure*
,men an employed to do oa a daiT
paper; and often tha so called heir
day—by the omission of oaa taaua a.
the paper—that the daily writer* pro
fhm ta think ia aueh a Joy, tnvral!'
givm tea we sidy man a little time to
catch up with work that le badly ba
Wad, and Chriatmaa Day aad every
ether day of that week he ta mppof
•d to bo idling, be agenda ia alarW
over books and stsmlgbtaabw tU
tangled threads of a year's basin am*
A semi-weekly editor haa mere halt
than tha weakly man -he has ta have
It—but hU weak ia it— t irtloaaldr aa
heavy. If the** anvioua daily nsuw!
paper writers, who get a vacation of.
'a wedi or tw« ovary year aad tan **4
I double up work with tfcJ
other employ aa ia the 0A0J
a day or two aff, waste puJ
to a few months oa a weekly or send-.
\ they would tears what;
ia aad they’d quit writing soo
the of tea/
to tha wrlteta aa tee dallies,
where tha talk .referred to cornea
tram. The anly daily editors who caa
sympathise with weakly mao are
tease aa tea aftereooa dailies, where
meager support aoamttoma makaa tt
nscenery for oaa maa to try to do
tea work of three or four.—■‘•in
. < A LUCKY MAN.
Tte story comm from
brute, to tte effect that Mite—t
Xnetse, a resident of Baveosa, te 140
yean of age. yet te declaraa teat te
never agent a dollar for medical at
tendance la bis life He tea all at
Ua teeth except two, white he ex
tcacted Mmai|f with a pair of pinch
era several years age. Until after te
w— 40 yean of age Me eyesight waa
Unimpaired, and ha new case f*
only far reading aad very partenl—
Mr. Kneiss waa been ia Bavaria
aad lived teen until te waa 41 yean
of age, working mostly u a farm
laborer. Ha enlisted in tte Austria*
army la 1448 and saw twe years of
active service la tte war with Bas
tes. Ha came to America la 1441,
and ton yean later at tte ooteraak
of tte war tetweea tte Btataa te a«
temptad to enlist on tte Union aid*,
bat was rejected on s repeat of Ma
Now, itte question Is: Hu MOrs
some sioret elixir of yenth Mddaa
about hit parson, tee te solved tte
secret of long life aad health or to
te Just a freak? Wo woaU like to
Bnmi man are m aaargatto flay
fad la baatnau today aad start right
In fsaioeraa to aaglnsor anatter faO
DM yon bay it at hot— this Hirtoi .
a—f Wo did
FOB RENT—Roomy residence. Jut
tho thing for a Itotrdlnf luw.
OmmriWb located. Apply Boa
4SS, Laarinburg, N. C.
FOR BALE—Bottling plant in good j
condition. Will Mil at a bargain
far cash sr exchange for lata model
Ford aatauobila in root condition.
J. P. Wlggtau at Sxrim/>fs otftea.
FARMERS! Own your fans* Kau
all it produces instead of half. We
have tea farms 910 to W> par acre,
large aad small, improved aad un
improved. See u today. McLaaa
A Groom, Merton, N. C. 49-tf
BOARDING HOUSE for mat, toasted
right aad now ready for you. Good
F. D. No. X, Laurinbnrg, N. C.
la good running shape. Will tad at
a bU bargain. Wicker Barber Shop,
O. Wicker, Max ton. N. C.
WANTED—Man to learn barber
tiade, few weeks required. Tools
given. Weekly demonstration. Di
ploma when finished. Write for
catalogue. Richmond Berber Col
lege, Richmond. Va. 1-t-pd
flAOO Corbitt ▼•>»*"« Car far sale.
Electric Ugh bora, extra tire
and rim ant ixnp, aleo hand
mnp. A bon**11 feOS. Patrick
Furniture Co., Hamlet, N. C,
RGB FOR SALE—Berkshire Pigs. 10
^ merits old. Gflca Leech.
Dm Board of CamndMloneca do er
no (Samoa shall open any ftro
hydrant of tho fire fighting ayatom of
tha town of Unhbwr for any par
poso except in eaao of fir*, or threat
wed eoaflagratloa. and in furtherance
if off arts to stop sock firs or conflag
ration. Any parson found guilty of
riolattog this ordinance (half ha gall
7 of a misdemeanor and Asad fifty
oilers or tieprisoaed in tha ooonty
ail for thirty day*, presided that tkia
hall not apply to aay head of deport
seat of tho towa gorerament, or to
my person acting wider direction of
cull hood of department la the dis
barge of tha dattes derolring on sock
arson as officer or employee of the
This ordinance shall ha to feres
Baring qaaUflid as Admtaistrator
f tho estate of D C. Lytth. deceeeed,
ate of Scotland County, N. C., this is
SuUtttaa to tho undersigned oa or
Itosaeksr. IBIS. _
. * AdminiftfttUP,
^ R. r. D. No. 1, Leuriabarg, N. C.
’ Marian to StacfcheMan.
The recolor annual mcrtte* of the
toekheUera ef The'Scotland County
ttftato B«"k. Win to bald lo th*
aak*a a«ee Friday. Jan. Uth. i»i«,
» to* a’atock. p- a.
Hinton JiiMft, CatKltf.
, Life, Firs. Health, And
>r 4tori, sad to fest Mr
HIWTON JAMES, Aftat
W. S. LZZZiAM, Mgr.
First Big Sale of 1916 starts Thurs
day morning: and lasts just Ten
Days. Hundreds of fine Coat
Suits, Beautiful Dresses, Hand
some Coats and all Furs will be
sold for Ten Days at less than
One-Half price. Thousands of
yards of New White Goods, Beau
tiful Silks, Taffetas, Messalines,
Crepe De Chines, Georgette Crepes
and all other Wash Fabrics will be
on sale for Ten Days at slashed
prices. Everything reduced. Bring
your list, it is money saved. Ail
Ready-to-wear must be sold at
some price and we can trade.
One lot, about twenty Coot Suita, mostly email
sixes. Values up to $20.00 will be on salefor $4.98.
One lot, twenty-five Coni Bolts, Wool Poplins,
Seges, etc. In Black, Navy, Brown and Green.
Good styles, and all sixes to 46. Values np to $27.50
to dose them oat at $10.98.
Twenty lovely Broadcloth Saits that formerly
* sold for $35.00 will be dosed sot at $14.98.
One lot Misses' and Juniors’ Coat Suits in dies
13, 15 and 17. Gaberdines, 8erges and Poplins,
good styles and were formrdy priced at $15.00 and
$17.50. Coma take your choice at $6.98.
| One hundred and twenty Coats. Long Coats,
Short and Medium lengths and all Sport Coats.
Solid Colors and Mixtures. Just the Coat needed
now and the prices are made that will move them out.
Nice long Black Caricole and Far Casts that
were priced at $7.50 will be on sale special at $3.48.
Splendid values In long Blade Broadcloth Casta
and the Scotch Mixtures, values np to $17.5# will
bedoaed out at $8.98.
26 mice Black Broadcloth Coats, three quarter
lengths, also the long, regular price $7.50 and $10
in this sale at $4.96.
$7.54, $10 ahd $12.50 Sport Coats in this sals
BIG VALUES IN DRESSES
30 Wool Dresses in the popular styles, that
were formerly priced at $10 and $12.50 will be
dosed out at $4.98.
$12.50 to $17.60 Dreams in Tafctaa and Man
line 8ilks, the best styles will be sold for $8.98 for
Beautiful Evening Presses ia all the delicate
shades that am $15 and $20 values will go in this
sale at $9.98.
Not only Ready-to-wear in this sale at cut
prices but everything in our Two Big Stores are
Nice big White Coon terpen** the $1.90 kind
«wi»i a| fine.
75c—72 inch Blenched Table Llnene on enie at
50c—72 x 90 Inch Bleached Sheets 37c.
The beet brands SI inch Bl—rhlng at 8c yard.
25c Towels, Turkish Bath and Linen Hade at
The beet 17 l-2c Lonsdale Cambric 12 l-2c.
Great Biff Colored Bordered Towels at 7c.
The best 8c Apron Ginghams at fc.
2000 yards 12 l-2e Dress Ginghams, Dard and
Light, Fhst Colors at 8c.
The hast Flanneletts and Ontlngs, 10c and 12
l-2e grades at 8c.
Thovsaada of yards of New SQks, Wool Goods
ate, go right hi this sals at cot prices.
100 Ladles' Raincoats that formerly sold for
$6 and $7.MwiU be sold for $8.96 and $4.96.
Came to the ante and bring rear Hat, It will
pay yea well. Piles of new goods hare jaateoiM in.
Frank W.Tho iton
FAYETTEVILLE, N. C.