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Laurinburg next Saturday.
Come to Laurinburg Saturday.
Need any printing 7 Wo can do it
Saturday is big bargain day ia Lau
Mr. W. H. Cox la attending tha Re
publican State Convention.
Art you ia favor of real prosperity 7
Than coma to Laurlnborg Saturday.
Don't forgot that wa will hava can
taloups labels and that wa will hava
than la abundance.
Mias Olivia Russell viaitad bar
friend, Miaa Marais Dsn ton. at Ral
eigh, during the past week.
Miaa Lesm Hall Fisher, a student at
Flora Macdonald College, Rad Springs,
eras tbs week-end gasst of Mrs. Mae
If Isa as Ethel and Laila Cowan, of
Laurinburg, era spending a few day*
with Miaa Victoria Phillips.—Rock
Miss Baltic McIntyre, of Clio. S. C.,
viaitad bar amts, Mn. Mag Stack
hows and Mrs. Mary McKinnon dur
ing tha peat weak.
Mr. D. B. Brown, of tha dty police
fowe, left Monday for Rockingham,
whero ha was summoned to attand
court this wish,
Mr. Htny Everett, who U Uki&g *
•pedal course in pharmacy at Page*
Unheal at Pharmacy, Raleigh, npsnt
the weak rad hern with relatives.
Beotia ad Superior Court ior the
trial of civil actions will convene hare
Monday, March ltth. Judge W. 3.
Adame, of Carthage, will preside.
Mrs. T. W. Wilson an<] Miee Jennie
Pegram, of Gastonia, who were here
to attend the McKhmon-Pegrem near
riage, were the guests of Urn. W. D.
Mr*. W. H- Sutherland, who went
to Hamlet to he with her eon, Mr. W.
R- Sutherland, during hie operation
for appendicitis, returned to Laurin
burg Thursday night.
Mr. P. J. Fee, the keeper of the
county home, wee a visitor to this of
fice Friday. Mr. Pee stated that there
were only six inmates at the county
home. About one to every 8,000 In
TIm next big holiday is March 4th.
It ia not a National holiday and there
will be no president inaugurated—if*
purely local and ia a big bargain day.
Remember it’s here ia Laurinburg
Mia* Ruth Gllehrist, a ptudsot at
Flora Macdonald College, Red
Springs, spent the week-end with home
folk*. She was accompanied by Miss
Ranks McGhee, also a student at the
Mn. Martin Brown and children, oi
Hamlet, wort gents at tha home oi
Mr. and Mr*. D. B. Brown during tha
Past weak. They returned home
Saturday night and ware aeeotupanM
by Mn. D. B. Brews aad children.
Wo an glad to note that Mr. W. X.
Sutherland, who underwent an opera
tion for appendicitis at the Hamlet
Hospital Tuesday of last weak, la
rapidly recovering and expects to re
turn home within a few days.
Wa will have cantaloupe labels raf
fieient to supply tha demand In Beet*
land and auirounding counties, and wo
urge buyer* of labels to not piece
tbeir aiders until they have aeon aa.
We can name doe# prices on your ro
Mr.| W. H. Cooper has gone to Rich
mond, Vn, aad it ia the hope of Mr.
and Mr*. Cooper and their many
fdmda, that Mi*. Cooper, who recent
ly underwent a serious operation at
the it. Lake's Hospital In that city,
will be able to return home with Mr.
Cooper this week.
For real bargains Saturday see D.
O. A W. D. Wright, KcLeurta A Shaw,
Mi*. W. D. James, D. M. Qillis Co.,
Mn C. X. Odom, L. A- Monroe A Bon,
The Yellow Store, The Model Phar
macy, Kpetatn'o Department State,
Planter* Trading Oo., Eubanks 5 aad
IB Cant Store, Z Anthony, and ns,
Tha Laurinberg Exchange.
Miss Louise Gin antortained Bat.
urday evening at the residence of Mr*.
J. M. Btansill, in honor of her guests,
Kisses KeArn and Ram Washing
ton (MU, of Lenrinborg. Them Invit
ed were former students of tho State
Normal and >minded Klasee Jessie
Steele, Lila Walsh, CUE Bennett, Hat
tie DeBerry, Ladle EUlott, Tamps
Dense ran, Annie Smith, Faith Cov
ington, Cote Btansill aad Mrs. P. W.
Leak aad Mr*. J. R. McLendon.—
“Freebie*", • high dam show that
in ftiU at tuneful music and whole
some wit, will he tha attract Ion at the
•porn home Thursday night tho Mu
On *• MN, Billy Bind* CUEord,
with n strong company supporting
Urn, will appear to that fumy mud
ml oomody "Walk This Way," This
■hew sendee with It a tody hnhd aad
iwhiiln. On tin Stot, another
*Mb Bad Boy" will bo*iwmiri!
and toe, we ate glad to aaaoean that
Coburn's Mtaetrds wig sppoar •.«*.
Wc in Issuing Mn pages this
wash. . -v. .
Reed the ada la tbU laaas. They
ere special mieagei to you.
Mr. 0. O. Matthews, at Kinston,
spent 8unday in Lnarinburg.
Mies Nancy Ferrell, rf Durham, is
tha guaat of her sister, Mrs. Dan Me
Mrs. W. H. Neal entertained in
honor of Miss Anna MeKinnon Mon
Mr. J. D. Cameron, of Rockingham,
spent Friday afternoon in the eity
Mlaa Maggie Rose, of Fayetteville,
Is a guaat at the home of her brother,
Rev. J. M. Rose, D. D., on McLauria
Mr. and Mrs. Harris Dannie and
children, of Lumborloo, and Mr. and
Mrs. Sum Dunnie. of Fairmont, wore
the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. E. E. Detter, of Dallas, has
Joined Mr. Dettar, who is preecrip
tioniat at Ereringtan’s Drug Store.
They are making their heme with
Mrs. Mary Whitaker.
Quits a number of Laurtnburg peo
ple hare made arrangements to go to
Hamlet tomorrow night to hear the
Hon. William Jennings Bryan *»it
about the war.
Mam bar* of the local bar mat la tha
°®c* of the Clark of Superior Court
Tuesday afternoon to arrange a cal
endar for the coming term of court,
which eonvenee here tha 18th.
Mr*. Prank Gaddy haa arrived from
Spartanburg, 8. C.. and joined her
haaband, who is local mane gar for
the Ball Telephot*# Co. They will do
light housekeeping and have ranted
rooms from Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mor
What at flrtt looked ilk* a real,
■ur* enough snow began falling bore
Monday afternoon about 6 o'clock.
It eontinood to fail «ntU about 8
o’clock, but fortunately, tha atznoa
pbtr* was warm enough to keep it
moiling as fast as It fall.
Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Covington, of
Blacksburg, 8. C., spent Friday in the
city with Mr*. Covington’* brother.
Mr. I». T. Blue. They also visited
Mr. Covington’* mother, Mr*. Sarah
Covington, at her country horn* near
Snead’s Grove, before returning home.
The last report from Frank Mc
Phalter, the colored man who waa
•hot from ambush near Wagram two
weeks ago, 1* that be U still hanging
on to life. It waa Ant thought that
h* could not live but a abort while.
M« 1« a patient at the Hamlet Hos
Mr*. A. M. Fairly bad as her guests
Thursday and Friday of Uat weak.
Mn. E. A. Johnston and Miss (Hois*
McDiarmid. of Baltimore, Md., and
Mr*. Biaoo* Howell, of FayattavUla.
This Week she haa as her guest. Miss
Eleanor Pillar, of Emporia, Va. On
Tuesday night Mrs. Fairly entertain
ed is honor at Mias Pillar.
WAG RAM-RIVERTON NOT8S.
Nawa Items af Interest From Our
Theta days are having their own
fun at the expense of the good house
wiv— who am anxious to display their
beautiful boxed flowers. One day it
ia “now I can," and oat they coma;
tha next day, “no I cant," and in they
Mr*. G. W. Goodwin, of Laurinburg,
ia visiUng the Mine Bullards.
Mias Katherine Livingston it on her
annual visit to Florida. She ia tpead
ing this winter in St. Augustins.
Mrs. C. C. Birmingham has bean
quite tick sine# the had tha grippe,
but Is now improving.
One day tha bins bird la giving as
“Love’s OM Sweat Song,” and the
next day “Tm Oat Hero Freaxing to
Mias Jeanette Johneoat, who baa
bean teaching ia Kinston, ia visiting
bar parents la Wagrem now.
Miss Mary KeLaocMIn, who has
bean visiting bar brother in Alabama
for the past week, returned Saturday
accompanied by her brother, Mr. Lacy
MeLaachtta. His friends hare wars
glad to aee him looking strong again.
Joe Bullard is new the —ailing pro
prietor of tha grocery stare formerly
occupied by Mr. 8. L. Penny. Joe is
well known and Hked, and will be sore
to get his share of pntcecwga.
Tha basest of Duse Nature has
never been so lacerated as sow by tha
farmers of this eeetion. Ditches are
deepened and shrubbed, stumps poll
ed, two horae plows and font homo
discs am busy. If them is any potash
latent In the soil, they nm after it.
At the pace things am moving now,
people wBl be ready to mat at the and
of the row and Natan at tha blarney
ipaUs of tha candidates.
Mfesae Mary and Kata Watson, s*
the Kinston school faculty, am spend*
teg the week-ead smong relatives
Mm. Mary Whitaker entertained n
party af • damn lad We at a Pro gras,
atm Rook party Taaaday afternoon.
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rna news mu.
Odd sad Curiows Happeafag Through
out tha Csuati j.
Mayor Curley, of Boeton, ia prepar
ing to aaetion the Job of municipal
dog catcher to tho lowoot bidder. Ha
declares that during tha past several
year* the Job has netted MAH- Ho
consider* this salary too high.
Robbers oxhumod the body ef Mrs.
Virginia Calhoun, at Kowlesburg, W.
Vs., and cut tho rings off hoc fingers.
Her shroud was alae stolen.
Ot» bushel of eon, containing TO
ears of Reed's yellow dent, sold for
$126 at tha noeri suction In Carrollton,
Mo. It was a prise bushel and was
raised in Cooper connty.
A total of sis sots of twins, all with
in a radius of half a mils, ia tha
stork’s contribution to the population
of Bowdon Junction, Ga., a small ru
ral community. Two pairs of twins
arrived within a week.
Tan minute* after hie heart ceased
to pulsate, James W. Halt, railroad
engineer of Crand Rapids, Mich., was
brought back to life by a rare opera
tion fa which artificial respiration was
brought about by tha ose of a silver
tabs. Kail regained consciousness
and will recover.
John Burke, of Huntington, W. Va.,
has been awarded a verdict for 91.T40
by a Jury, which ruled that Betty
Meads Natter mast return cash ad
vanced bar on promise that *e would
marry him. Miss Nutter used the
cash to prepare for her marriage to
another man. Now ah* must rvtarn
tha gift* with interest.
James Shields, of Altoona, Pa., gava
an exhibition of his ability to con
sume food when be won a wager that
he could eat 13 doses oysters. He
made It U7 for good measure. The
bivalves weighed exactly six pounds.
Several hundred pcmoas witnessed
the feat, which was performed fa 40
minutes. Shields eecamd to be (till
hungry, so he ate two sandwiches and
drank a pint of milk.
Thomas Murphy, a prisoner ia the
county Jail at Tulsa, Okla , charged
with flrwt degree murder, was found
a few mornings ago suspended from
the ceiling by an improvised rope.
Although Jail officials pronounced him
dead sad removed him to an under
taking establishment, sign* of life ap
peared in hours later end a pul motor
aooa revived him. Physicians aay hie
recovery will be complete.
Entertatae Book Chib.
The OiulnUi Brown lug Book Club
*m entertained by Miss Mat Mc
Eaehcrn Uat week. After tho read
mg of the minutes of the last meet
ing, Mias Pattc James gave current
topics. Mis* James’ Uat Item' was
one of peculiar interest to all pres
ent and a great surprise to many.
This eras the announcement of the
approaching marriage of Min Anna
McKinnon, treasurer of the dub and
ona of its charter members. Many
ween ths expressions of surprise and
rood wishes. The hostess thsa pass
ed attractive valentines to be used as
score cards in the game of rook which
followed. Though several cut tor the
priae, Mias Bessie Covington was
iocky and won a box of candy. Miss
McKlhpoo, the bride-elect, was also
preseated with a handsome box of
caady. The hostess, assisted by
Misses Eva McEechern and Bessie
Covington and Mrs. A. B. Gregg, serv
ed a salad course, followed by mints
and stuffed dates. A number of gaeaU
■hared with the club members Mlaa
F reck Wa
Those Who have read Gene Stoat*
ton-porter's eharming story "Frsek
100” sad loved the nameless waif for
hie manly spirit, hie light wit, Irish
tors, and hie beautiful songs; sad who
roe swan the “Swamp Angst1* for her
baesty sad her chaste, womanly
character, will meet ae disappoint
ment ia the play.
"TrMhlaa” ia proving still e greater
snocsas as a song play then the novel,
which has been read by several mil
It muri not be understood that
“Presides’' is a play eeessiMslly with
a lava motors, bemuse It is not Thera
is plenty of action fo tts working out
of He theme cf the kind that “makes
the palm beat fester.”
The play ia great In Its simplicity,
the etory is of absorbing Interest, and
*n estimable example at the value of
deiag right against all temptation.
The Broadway Amusement Com
pany's scents production with on ex
ceptionally strong cast of players and
ringers will be the attraction at the
Laarlnbsrg opera hows next Thurs
day, March h.
Mrs. Lss Returns
We are glad to note that Mrs. R.
E. Lee has so nearly recovered from
the Injuries she received In s foil eospe
ftmTumbbtowNdis*' *NM *****
dergsiag treatment at the Hamlet
tab bbbl TOPICS.
AmiMl North Cum
Mm Ttid te Brief.
Mr. 0. P. Heath, one of the laed
jag bwstaaaa mb of Charlotte, kilted
Umeatf aahtMtiahli office M^d.y
■»«r»>la*. Ill health and financial rp>
wraaa art given aa the cause. Ur.
Heath planned the deed with can,
haring Am written e meaeegv of
farewell to hit wife. He then sent
his eon, George Heath, and hie book
kaapar. a nephew, Mr. Theodore Har
ris from the office. As soon as he
was left alone, he placed n pistol to
Iho bach of his bead and pulled the
trigger. He lived but Ava minute*.
John H. McNeill, colored, was shot
and killed by Arthur McDougald, also
colorad. at Rowland Sunday aftsr
noon- They quarreled over the mt
ter ea to how a nasi should he served.
In the Stats Hall of History at
Ratalgh Manager F. A. Olds has Just
Installed a special case of eld colas
aad currency that gives a dear rep
resentation of coins aad bills tor the
PMt 3,000 years, than being old So
maa coins, early KngiJah mommy,
American Colonial aad the later amn
ios Issued in the sarly days of North
Carolina's statehood down to 1*73.
■U* "attsntteL**** ***** U attnctte*
Bdltor Wads H. Harris of the Char
lotto Observer has bean selected tead
dnaa the State Medical Society, at Ms
annual masting In Durham In April,
an the subject, "The Newspaper and
Pramk Parker of Raleigh has beau
appointed government crop reporter
for North Carolina, succeeding CoL
John 8. Cunningham CoL Canniaig
hun, it te said, will be assigned to a
mare important post
Berry Hensley, who was test sum
mer convicted la Buoceabe Superior
Court of retailing aad released under
a suspended Judgment, has deserted
his wifs aad children and eloped with
a 17-year eld school girl.
"la the Night."
The following article was Published
in The Journal several years ago. and
“ «g»h> pubHshad by rejueet. It
•n wtittan by Rev. W. R Abernethy
of tha Western North Carolina con
ference, ones a professor in Ruther
ford college and a son of the founder
of that instltstiea sod who hoe been
• pastor in this county. Poverty of
••ngndgu heaps n» from aaytag any
thing about it father than that H is
• ghW'-if'the parast ray—it is hast
It was heeded, “to the Night.-*
Midnight and past to the village
parsonage. Tha hall clock is pitiless;
twice each hour it tolls Uuw*h the
mega phone of silence like tome iron
throated, Iron hearted ghoul. Kor
•here is silence; silence that will not
buah; alienee which, like the sphinx,
chaQongoo tha arise with ita age I eng
riddle: "Why should for, outlive
life; Stricken sore but bleeding, liv
ing, loving all tha moreT Why should
•ore’s velvet caress and In uaahaatk
•d dawut” These are some of tha
things tha sOanoa speaks la yonder
roocs tha wife and mother_eo tired
—rfuepu by the grace of tha doctor's
epiata. yet her mother-heart aches
and dream* under tha drugged sUO
naa*.. Near bar, with yet resist ly-H
the gtrt of six forgets hi child -
hood's sloop. And Guy—poor, bruve,
pailsstt Guy—sleep* too; ho win wake
ia God's morning, to hie study tha
puatar alto akma—entirely alone. Tha
day haa geos; God saama far away.
Maru than one*, standing shoes soma
little oaakat, ha has spoken words of
aoosfoit to othen; now it la night, aad
to toe own seed bis mnatiaora heart
ralMae cetaage to these words. Only
nfanhyl Yen H« had seen tha leaves
trowing aad grossing hot one spring
ttaee; yet Ma thin, white Angara knew
where the preacher's heart-strings lay
•ad fathered thsas aS in his Httls Ast.
Ha Nw spoke, aava in that distort
Jj>«*s«. • haby’a prattle; hot tha
dtVMd fton hit ctHif
lipa. ntosoat to tha tort pain, bald of
to** haynad ppasch, aad hla deep,
dark gray ayes, following father and
la seaming wonder that they
aad loving—dM aat
ana aad rest—(he look of
though tha lids era
Only a baby! Yet to tha
courier of dreams of tha pastor aad
ton wife, be had slraady grown into
a tall fallow, strong and goad; the
wreck «f that vtafen lies yonder in a
little snowy casket.
Tha haarttow haU-cloek tolls. Tha
dawn, cnralass as the dock, comes
through tha lattice, ft ia tho hour
for tho moantog kiss; it to tbs hour
of prayer. To the pressure of the p<4e
lips there will be no response—will
thrto bo no answer to prayer! Tha
preacher is on his know. Bis Ups
urtar the «M submission: “Thy will
ba dona;" his heart cries: "lly bay,
my baby!" Than, si his prayer deep
ana with tha deepening dawn, the voice
of tha incarnate Lava whispers: Suf
fer little children to come uata ma."
The Play that is proving a big sue*
cess as a Song Play, yet has plenty ot act
ion in the working out of its theme of the
kind that "makes the pulse beat faster/'
* ■ ' '
will be presented by the Broadway
Am lsement Company at
Laurinburg Opera House
Thursday Night, March 9th.
It is Full of the Finest Music—Full
of Songs—Full of Wit, and is one of the
high toned shows that will come thjff way
Seats on sale at Model Pharmacy.
PALM OLIVE SOAP
10 cents, 3 esfc*e for 25 cents. 4 cakes Palm Oliva *Wp and
ons Jar Palm OHve Vanishing Cream 40 cants.
JERGENS BATH TABLETS
8'eaots. 2 cakes for lfi cents. 75 crate par deism
VIOLET GLYCERINE 80AP
One Box (3 cakes) 20 cants. 75 cents Dosse. All other 10
cent Soap 8 cents. 2 cakes for 15 cento. 75 osots par Doan.
20 cents a box of 8 cakes.
All Taieum Powders, all odors. 15 cents, 3 cans for 25 cents.
Tbs asms siss bottle as before the WAR 10 cants. Why pay
oar competitors 15 cents for the asms sice !
AH 25 cant Brushes 15 cants, 2 far 26 cants.
DRINK AT OUR FOUNTAIN
Hot Cold sad MUk Drinks. None better made. On this
. «■>!* wQl seU one COUPON BOOK good for 24
Drinks for 90 cants.
These prices are strictly cash.
> Yours to serve,
Blue's Drug Store
A. F. BLUE, Mgr.
K. N. BUMMEY, Assistant Mgr.
A BARGAIN ALWAYS
Pur* Milk, produced under the beet Sanitary
condition* and delivered to your door prompt
ly twice daily I* one of ibe beat bargain* you
can bay in tba line of food*. .
We would Ml) it cheaper bat w* can't
We could make it cheeper bat we won't
ff ! OAKLAND DAIRY
“THE HOME Of GOOD BULK.” t