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LAO GO 18 TO CHAIN GANG.
■la Crtay Wes Laaftag at the Heath
ers Papal at Uiligtaa.
"Last Monday morning," aaya TV
Lexington Dispatch, “a young man
who gar* his homo at Knoxrilla,
T«nn., and hio ago as t». was arraign
ed in recorder's court on the charge
of loading in the Southern depot The
lad sebmitted, declaring that bo had
boon walking the track of the South
ern in aoaroh of work and wont in tha
depot to stoop when be became tired,
haring do money to hire a bed. He
said his father and mother were both
working in a cotton mill and that they
did not have the money to spare to
pay him oat. so bo will work oat tha
cost# in the case on the county
And out tbsra on the reads that boy
ia beating rock, doing hard labor and
for days and days ho must toil away,
and for what? Why, because he went
to sloop In the depot. Because the
poor, tired unfortunate son of cotton
mill operatives went to sloop in a de
pot, tha proparty of a groat corpora
tiOki a policeman arrests him—aad,
oh, glory and power! don* you know
it was great to see that policeman
march Up the street with that tried,
hungry scrap of humanity? Don* you
know ha stack out his cheat, walled
hie eyes te see whs was watching Um
as he marched down the street with
his prisoner? Aad don* yea knew the
court ferity strutted when the taw,
tha law af North Carolina, wee ap
bald aad tha poor little scrap af ha
laaahy waa bustled off to Um
goag jest basauee ha nor hb parents
working reader in a cotton mill Mold
rsba a Utile money to pay hb tests?
Why, that boy could have hired the
buu* rums is the Lexington hotel for
the aigkt for a dollar. Ha eoald have
slept to a fairly good bod all night
for twenty-gve caats—bat ho did aot
have the moaay—and because he dM
aot have a twenty-five cent piece with
which to hire a bed aad his tried eye
lids closed la slumber aad his weary
frame rented for a little while to a
depat. he must tail and delve far days
and la disgrace.
w“*e that poor boy U at work
out that* aa the public roads, kU
limbo msnadod fend a guard steadies
ovor kirn with loaded gun. than oa
tho streets of Lmdngtoa, ooleee La*,
lagtaw la a loo* shat ahead of tho as
•ra*# North Caroline town, there an
b«7fe. Plenty of them. Who load from
“•A end to day's and, and rain sand
whananr they feel tike it, and noth
Ug is dona about 1L
Bight ban in Monroe on the fifth
doy of July tho aona of farmers were
*’7**t*d P®* i«*l etri won not
allowed to go home until considerable
sums had bean paid and at that same
tjne the son of a man high in author
ity here in Monroe was allowed to go
without triad and the county paid his
Jail fees. These facts are given to
•how how injustice, partiality and
eerrwption in high places exist.
Justice! Is it clean gone forever?
The Lexington case and tho Monroe
case an not nn ones. All over this
l*nd Just such injustice is going on.
The sens of the ones in authority, tho
son of the wealthy and the mfluen
tiol paint the town ted, go their own
way and escape punishment—and the
eone of tha eottoa mill bend Is armat
ed end pul on tha chela gang for mb.
log n nap fa tho depot.
"Oh," says the churchman, “don't
ho wrsthy sheet these -inning little
pieeae of injustice. There comm a
day whan they will he righted: la the
great Judgment day there will be Jus
tine supreme.’’ Yea, but whet’s the
ess to watt ueta Urns? Hall is too fur
•** *be men who puts the •arisen
mtO hey to chains end lata the sen
of the rich ud tafiuentislge unpwv
“Mabel, oat of sympathy foe the
levs yo« may heretofore have had far
■to, do aa 1 hog, aad divorce me at
ones. Hate me If yon have to, but if
yo« have ever had the tneltoatton to
Mg a fid trio an honorable Ufa, yen
here year opportunity now." Tide
was (he written plea of Albert g.
Boott, of Chicago, to his wife, Mabel
M. Scott, selrtn* her to offer her heart
on the altar of shattered love for the
, «* the "ether woman,” that Us
driM of • rotnsnes with tho "wonder
girl- ho loved aright corns true. Per
••oaths Mrs. Scott pondered. Finally
•he decided that the happiness of two
hearts was worth tha sacrifice at her
own end sought the divorce offering
lh« letter as ertdeaee.
Marion Batter bad to batt lit with
W* lof Kboolhooti rtcollietlofM wt*
4n (ha atapid dotation that ha ooald
Id forward looking aioo to look faa^
tad ooaapato aa 1IB8 abocuditp with a
ltld iwBtr. Ha araat hava aa Idaa
(hat tha paaplo tera’t fowad oat
• that a tanapta haa ao ahowteg In a
Too* with a rakbtt—Wilmtngtoe am*.
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Laarinburg, N. 0.
'Pbone Mo. 149.
NOTICE or SUMMONS.
1 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT.
Ida Uaber, Plaintiff. *
Marvin Leber, Defendant.
The defendant above named oil)
take notice that an action entitled aa
above has bean commenced in the Su
perior Coart of Scotland County, for
the purpose of obtaining an absolute
divorce by the plaintiff from the de
fendant; and the aaid defendant will
farther take notice that he la repaired
to appear at the term of the Superior
Court of said county to be held on the
first Monday after the ftret Monday
in March, 1910, it being the 13th day
of March, 1910, at the court house of
mid County In Laurtoburg, N. C, and
answer or demur to the complaint in
the aaid action, or the plaintiff will
apply to the const for the relief de
manded .le the aaid complaint.
the tnd day of February, 1919.
MORTGAGEE'S SALE OT LAND.
Uader a ad by virtue of the power
of rale contained ta a certain mort
gage dead executed oa the fad day of
Nair, which aaid mortgage dood la re
corded in the office of the "-r4**— at
Deeds of Scotland County lo Book No.
S at page 988, default haring boon
made in the payment of the notes re
cited In and secured by (ho eeld most- .
gage dood, the undersigned mort
gagee, will, on Saturday, the llth day
of March. 1918. at the eourt-houee
door In Laurinburg, N. C., ot IS
e’elock, Noon, offer for sale at public
auction, to the highest bidder for
cask, that certain tract or parrel of
land in Spring If ill Townehip, Scot
land County, North Carolina, do-,
embed a« follow*:
On the east aide of Long Branch,
adjoining the land* of James Malloy
and other*, beginning at a blackjack.
Jam** Malloy'* new corner wber* his
old line crooee* the Uno of the Leach
land and run* with the line of the
Loach land reversed north 43 1-2 east,
9J0 chain* to a stake near a black
Hump on the west aide of the road;
thence north 47 1-2 west 14.70 chains
to o Make by a nine la an old rand}
thane* south 41 1-2 west 8 chain* to
a stake; theneo south 43 12 west 13
chain# to a short loaf pine In a amaM
branch; thence down the various
course* ef the run ef said branch to
the run of Long Brunch; thence down
die run of Long Brunch to the divid
ing comer betw*M the Leach land
jS the McRae lands; thence with a
line of the Leach land south 2 1-2
asst 5.50 chains ta a stake by a black
racaed north 41 1-2 east 3AM chains
to the beginning, ceatalntag a acre*,
RUSS ILL ft WIATHErSSRST'
MORTGAGEE'S 8 A LB 07 LAND.
Under and by vlrtne ad the power
of sale contained in a certain mort
gage deed executed on the 20th day
af September, 1910, by Andrew Vam
P* “2 wMh, Nary VampU, to John
7. McNair, which aaid mortgage dead
ia recorded ia the odtee of tSeTUglet
ar of Deeds of Hrottand County in
Book No. a at nags 406, default har
ing bean made to the payment of tha
notes recited in a^ aonmad by (add
mortgage deed, the undersigned meet
ngae. wtO, on Saturday the 10th day
of March, 1016 at the court-house
doorto~Leerinbur|. N. C. at If
o’clock Noon, offer for ante at public
auction, to the highest bidder for caak,
that certain tract or pared of land
to Spring HOI Torwnelslp; Scotland
County* North Carolina, described as
Beginning at a stake oear a Mack
•tamp a corner at the tract conveyad
to Hall A McPhatter and run. north
41 1-2 eaat 21.78 »*»*■■ to a
Jack In Walter Leelner'e line; thence
with hia line south 82 east 7.80 chains
to hie comer; thence erith hia next
line north 3 west 7.60 chains- to hie
next corner; and also an original cor
*be Leach land; thence with
the line of the Leach land north SB 1-2
Jtort 16.60 chaina to the ran at Little
Shoe Heel; thence doom the various
bourses of tha run of Little Shoe Heel
to the 3rd corner of the 84 acre tract:
thanes with the second line of the aaM
tract reversed south 41 1-2 west 68
chains to a staka. Me ascend comer:
thence north 20 wart 20 chaina to the
beginning, containing 81 aiwsa.
RUSSELL A WKATHEKSpSSR*
PUBLICATION OP SUMMONS.
In tba 8u parlor Court, Before tba
Win BaaaeU, Fannie Hfeka and bar
bartaadL T. J. Hicks, Man Gaddr
John Roaoall and Jareas Basse 11
_ NOT1CC or SUMMONS.
Tba defendant! at are named will
taka notice that aa net km entitled aa
above baa bean rmaninii before the
Clerk of the Saperior Court efSoot
County, /or the pm pus a of bar.
foe diriaioa a curtain lot a#
Mad M Washington Park, wkkdTwaa
y«*M* M now; rward by too plaint.
MTaand defendants an, tannanta in
MUMMI aad hairs at Mw of B. JL
fenreUl and tha reid drfaadaati will
ftirtbar taka notiea Oat tbey arn re
uritr o* dearer to tba petition or
^^‘-2?, * plnlntiffi, or Um
_ , _ c D. MeOORMICK,
Clerk Superior Coart of Scotland
TWa ftth day of February, 19W,
present their claim* drjy verified fey
bar af raaevory. AS ytraaaa Indebt
ed ta tba aetata will please make Mi
J. N. MaRAK,
Mi aim N. c!
r*. loth, mia
LanriQbtirg, N. C.
OH THE CORNER
We have just received another big
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to select from.
Prices and Terms Reasonable.
We sell the kind of Mules the far
mers of this section need and want.
• * •
Come now and get your, stock—
farming time will soon be here.
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