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The Weak in notary.
OU Mmrj Rhynn Revamped.
Johnny Spratt could afford do fat,
HI* wife could.nffvro ao loan;
“L*f» Cat them cut." laid wifey, “till
A lower price io Men."
Aad Along Came Rath.
"Whet in the world have yon
brought heme la the tack Ruth?"
ashed the mother one afternoon of bor
“Bran, mother,” replied Ruth.
“Brant Aad pray what do you
mean to do with that!”
“Why mother, brae la one qf the
handiest article* you can have about
u boo* a it i* good for ao many dif
ferent thing*. Par instance: It ia
excel)eat for cleaning painted or varn
ished woodwork, a* it removes the
dirt and doe* not harm the (hush;
than if colored goods,arc washed aad
rfaaad ia }ran water they will not
fade. Then everybody know* bow it
whiten* aad benuttAai the hand* aad
face when it (a need upon them.”
“If that la th* case 1 am gtad to
have such a Has household help
eroded," declared Rvrth'e mother.
Uara a Little Every Day.
In time loot aad medical attention,
tit* wage-earners of this country have
aa annual atek bill of 1680,000,000.
The total value of tires wed in
1916 in the U. 3. wai 8260,000.000.
The new rice crop pay* California
870 an acre, or more than the wheat
Britain yearly disi 70,080 tone ot
California had 1,184 forest Arse fa)
Rassie's land area is 8,417,118
Hints Worth Trying.
Te remove Ash odor from silver aad
eooUag atanefls—Let them stand in
eold water before washing.
Te clean silk—Do not me * brash
as the bristles are sure to scratch the
tarfaee. Take a piece ot velveteen,
wipe the silk well and all the duet
particle* will be removed without the
To clean mirrors—1 saw a milliner
dean bar windows In a few aainotee.
She dipped a piece of tissue paper ta
wood alcohol aad rubbed the outface
elsaa. Then took a clean piece ot pa
per sprinkled a little whitii« ea K aad
Pollebed the gins*. It was the quick
est aad meet satisfactory method I
ever saw need.
Wlee aad Otherwise.
If Greses gets into the war the fat
will be in the Are.
Through a mask longue wo get a
glimpse of hi* brain*—or his lack
A business failure baa been laid ta
woman's non-use of petticoat*—but
this dees not meet) that the failure
wns the result of time wasted by the
pale employee keeping their eyes on
the street. The trouble was that the
Arm that failed wns n ssaanfactarer
Bits at Information.
Tor educational motion picture
•Rows aad cooking h^,,
where electricity is net available the
Wslana state university has equipp
ed aa automobile with a generator
In aa effort to keep the Oecmaaa
item croesing the Vistula, several
«red women aided the Rasrtaa eoL
to dig tranche*.
If Aar Om Baa— *
Wee Be I» Fayetteeffle?
K. O, Fek as^chktf
at P*Sl* J' T’ ***!*• <* Fayetteem*.
•fc*1*"*** **»»*kl e letter nulled
tethk city tbU nomine et 11:80 end
pwporte* to be from Jean Cron**
the > anarchiat chief, who k charged
»»th attempt! ny to poieen >00 people
Bt •<3tk**° bMMjuet February 11.
re!h!J?*t,t- d»*d W i
“Duar Chief of Police:
J *« errired in yon eity,
and wpa net by one of yew ue. I
“»»»<•* *• nake heO fer you* fmah
0*Uee. 1 aaw yoa but mid
"We*, w lent et preeent.
“/KAV cron as,m
"Bey etraet, Ofty.» ,
AMmu (My Mm.
find life oa the farm too tamo aad
Uava far the glara «f the dty Light*.
A leading Chicago pep,, not long
ago carried this story however, and
it i* only on* of tbs many. The log
at a farmer boy ne longer appealed
to him and tearing the farm for the
dty be leapt drifting on hie down
ward carter antfl he waa shot in a
As he tossed upon hie bad of pain
far away from those whom he loved,
with none but strange voices about
him amt two* but stranger* to ad
minister to his wants, hie memory re
verted to the old farm home and
thought of the hollow mockery thai
had been his portion since turahig
hie back upon the homely pleading*
•t hta father and mother aad there
came an inspiration Into his soul In
stuttering feebleness b# asked hi*
aars* for a pencil and paper and ha
wrntu a farewell-go to the coun
try bays of America. An an gal could
have done do better. Here is ' Us
-KMP from too (ton of tha bright
“Smiles beyond Unit]bag glum in
false anil ruinous.
“The ao-caitod gay whirl to only a
“Stick to (be farm; it to dm only
content la the world.
“A country-raised chap who tries
to go the city pace (i out of hfe ele
“Good friends who will (tick when
the clouds' gather an never found
whan license takas the garb of mer
riment. - >
“Never discount your health for a
few eight* of revel. .
“The man whe sleep* while the]
world Is working and plays when the
wo fid of good men and women is
sleeping cannot long keep stride, for
evsa if ke has millions notun will
take her toll sad lead kim to the
■*d house or the grave.
“Usds mixed with liquor was never
intended.. When women without
character an added the youth who
to tempted Is hasten before be atari*
The young men who wrote this dy
‘n* *PP«el had had hi* porttoa end
know what be waa talking about. It
may be that tha Recording Angel
dropped a sympathetic tear end wish
ed away tha stains that wen up
on hie soal, end the young who
wrote this dying appeal Jast before
beginning hit Journey over the as
lant waters daasnrul compassion.
From Hoke CMurty Journal.
Our neighbor. Wagram, haa decided
to discard iu infantflo I swaddling
clothe* and step into the ranks of
larger end better towns. The follow
ing is its building schedule for the
rprtng of IMS:
Mr. W. G. Bale will remodel his
dwelling end make It modern and up
Mr. John A. McKay will build a
Urge and commodious residence.
Mr. k. J.'Jooes will erect a Urge
and medal residence.
A *10000 Baptist church will be
•mctod right away. This is the
Spring HB1 church moving to town.
Three nice brick stores oa Msh
Mroet are to bo bout right away.
Other things are contemplated, so
yaa ooo Wagram ia coming right
•Uag. While ia conversation with
M*■ W. T. Cramp, tho cadrter. a faw
daya ago. the editor learned that the
Baak at Wagram never haa had so
much money oa head, and when peo
pU have the cash they will be doing
■o nothing. That's a feet
Through the Gape Fear Newt we
learn that tin boys' baas ball cMb
at Fayetteville •*-««rf oat Tneeiiaj
to raise ftok to gaanee the dub the
amrfag earn, and the first -day col
Meted a "messlsy three doners',
whish looks Mko FayottovUU wffl hava
m good team this year as she had
Mr. W. T. Carrington has boon hi
High smith’s hospital ia FayattevOle
for treatment for tea days or mesa.
We are fled to hear ha Is doing wed.
Miaeao Alice and HaDls Covington,
of Laorinburg, are visiting at the
home of their brother, Mr. W. T. Cov
Th« British government is report ad
to have off scad tore eanta far east-off
ndlroiwl tree to the United State*.
Formally these Ilea ware burned by
tha oompaniee. Now they will ba
■avid and sent to Europe for -osa in
Kite Hass) ■ahoaefah, * aarsa am-'
Ployad to tha ADaghany General hoe
pltaL Pktaharg, «aamlttod auhdda bp
*teP»« Mo tha AUaghony river after
*a laarsad that aha had give* tha
***** dasa af medidaa to one of Iter
: On* af tha meanest man ora can
think af Jari m* it Ota ganttaanaa
wba gate as Ota baah aide of tha
bod and panrite Ms wtfa to get «g>
“d Oteka all the ftree, c la In tag that
ba hataa to amwl oat mm bar. Oaff
iSc;c4, C-U, RltcuuuUiiun j
Stop* Pain At Ones |
For Man and Boast
ATTRACTIVE WINTER VA
CATION TOURS TO
Florida, Cuba, Tho West Indies,
Panama Canal. Marti Gran.
Operated daring tho Christ
mas holidays, January, February
Tours of Tn, Fifteen. Twenty
and Thirty Days Duration. Cov
ering Many Palate of Groat At
tractive uses and Historical la
Wo have a tour at extremely
Ima east including all expenses to
Florida and Cuba, December 27,
January 7th, aaperiaHy attract
ive and of aalhnHrt educational
value to Toochors and Stadanta
during their vacation—their on
A TOUR OF
Florida, tho world’s greatest
out winter resorts, during tho
height ef their season; through
tho honutlfol tropical country in
voyages In Southern' acuaTand
the Isthmus of Panama, during
the winter at home, af
fording an opportunity for gnat
comfort and pleasure.
Write for Booklet and Litera
We are sure ana of our many
attractive All-Expense Included,
Personally Conducted sad Chap
eroned Tours at a B weens bis
Cost will interest yea. '
Twists Agents, Seaboard Air
Line Railway Raleigh, N. C.
THE IDEAL PBESSLNG CLUE
Oaaaai*, Prating, Dy«in*. Al
W« make a apadalty at Dry
CWha callad for and ratoraad
AH work goarantaad to ba aat
J. E WOODY. Prapciatai.
Life, Fite, Health, Acd
. dent, and (a fact any
thing that loaoranea in
"urea. See oa.
Laoriiborg Agency Co.
W. a DUNBAR, BkOkh
FOBl> TRUCK FOR
I am now prepared to do all
Unde of pnbHe hahling including
freight and haggage, and la
fact, any and all kinda of haul
ing. 1 am prepared to do i\
qotekly, haring a Ford Automo
When you hare hauling to be
done call Phone No. 69. I am
ready and aaxiooa to aerre you.
. » . • -»• . , I"
Puff your way into the
joys of Prince Albert ?>
Go ahead, quick as you lay in a stock
of the national joy smoke! Firs up a
pipe or a makin’a cigarette as though
never did knew what tobacoc
and parch meant!
Fbr Priooe Albert h freed from bit*
and parch by a patented pxucaaa
controlled exclusively by us. You
can smoke it without a
of any kind bacauae P. A. ia rool
w& do for you what ft
has done for thousands A
of sea, not only in tbs I
States but all over the '
world! It will give you
a correct idea of what a
pipe amoks or a home
rolled cigarette should be.
•to. Jay McOaa. at Stop*.
Mi,Tatar, write*; "Ng
Mm <9| year*. latoterad wMl
wtMdy trauhte. I had tar
tot, I decided to try Cardto.
toped bm right away. Tha
leS treatment rot eaty hctpad
a*, to a cared are"
Tl» Womai's Tiak
■Ptofctagy, yet gaady, aa to*
• So, it yoo feel dmeoattgad!
Mo*, Out-of-rortt —M* to
do yedr household work. «a
account c4 your condition, atop
wonymg sod give Cadet a
ML It k» helped thoaaaaM
at warren.—why not you?
Try Carder. ft-71
w. c CALDWELL
Located in Lauri nburt
for the practice of
JAM. U McNAJR. Agwmt.
T. B. HUNTER, Maaorw.
Pan Im boat aampentaa. Tear bmb
■enara be y»ubm eaO eetefeBy
A Bank With The Strength Of
Theaouadaaaaof thie hank ia aaluaeet by tk* mm
-rntirm pofiey pomd by fta (Dim tothamakfa*
at km. It tianton tiinranaa the aafeat of d
ptomforth*ematymr mrirngt, «ajn wfchh ft. * \
pay* interaat at tba rata of 4 par aaat par —»»—
lUa bank iavitaa yba to become on* of it* rapidly
gvowfaff family of patrooa, aad offer* yoa every
#^IM4y-1-*.., —l^L. infl rn,,g|
SCOTLAND COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Laurinburg, North Carolina
DO YOU PAY
YOUR BILLS BY CHECK?
And thoa have a geebad ef each and every
aamat eapaartad tnpether wtth a isedpt for
the amount paid T
If not, yoe seed a cheeking aeeeeat with
this beak. It la the aafaet why, the amt
eoavenkataad aatiafaetory BMtfaod of traoa
acting all buaineee payments.
We will be pleased to have yoa make this
bank year piece of deposit.
First National Bank
Unfabny, N. C.
Money Loaned On Farms
.. I make long time loan on Inpraand 9km
lands in Hoke and Scotland Counties la rapan
pleHw^ sod^get my rates and tsraas before
No application considered far Ian flu
A. T. McLEAN, Manager
, umebtok, a c. '