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: ‘V; W. 9. Eoborlo foil whits carry i* a
Bom cbm of Bttroylycorta at St Al
i Iimii ff Va., and «u blot>n t* ptoe
«o by tho ff1**1"* wbaab foUowod.
Tho dMwtUoa oru hoard for many
Tho Bar. Mb Ida Barney, for-|
•aorly of lwiiiiamlli. Kan., Is on*
dor artooc to 1 hoWn, Nob, choiyad
to* territory’s tarot was (27,004,
The Devil sat by Um lake of 8m
On a pile «f sulphur kegs, I
His head was hawed upon hb breast
His tail around We legs;
A look of ahsmm was ea his face |
The Sparks dripped from his eyas j
Ha had aaat his resignation
Ta tha th-raas up is tha skies.
Tm down and oat” tha Devil said
Ha aald It arith a acH,
"These are others that outclass too,
And I want to quit my job.
Hell tel is it with the land
-That lies along the Rhine:
lbs s hasbeen ami a piker
And therefore 1 resign.
One ammunition maker.
With hi* bloody shot and shell
Knows Mora about damnation
Than all tha imp* of HaO.
Give my job to Kaiser William.
Or to th* Russian Csar,
Or King George, or J. P. Morgan,
“I hato to loave the old home
Tha apet I love aa wall
Bat I feel that I'm not up ta data
In tha art of rousing Hell."
And tha Devil spit a squirt of stasia
At a brimstone bumblebee
And muttered that he goeeoed he'd
.And hunt up young John D.—Ex.
TAR hrxl. topics.
ne|)idi|i TWiiftiit Narth Cue
lias Told hi Brief.
Desperately ill following an an
feebled condition of more than *
jreer*» stand ing, John "C. Drewery,
many yean grand secretary of the
North Caroline Grand Lodge of Me
sne* and a widely known bnsiseee
man, underwent aa operation for
transfusion of blood Saturday at
Bsleigh the aacriflce of blood being
made by hie brother, W. 8. Drcarary,
of Richmond, Va. Mr. Drewery has
been failing rapidly for several
weeks end there is little hope for re
Prof. iL C. Brooks, of Trinity Col
lege, Durham, has bon designated
officially to be North Carolina's rep
resentative among the 70 picked
writers who am to compete for the
*5,000 which ia offered by the Na
tional Institution for Moral Instruc
tion for the best code of children's
A Washington dispatch of Friday
says that Harry Tally, of Charlotte,
who along with O. Max Gardner and
S -number of other prominent North
Carolhtlaaa was injured in the South
ern Railway arrack at Salisbury the.
sight before Thanksgiving, la in a
serious condition at e Washington
hospital. Young Tally cams ham
several days age to be treated by
Washington physicians. His condi
tion he rams so alarming last night
that it was considered necessary to
amputate a limb. The physicians,
however, have no* given up heps at
The Statesville Landmark says:
Ur. W. A. Bristol, the Iredell Re
publican chairman, couldn't be with
the Ropeblhaa brethren ia Raleigh
Wednesday, but be sent them this
message 1 Let’s hare harmony if w»
eea bare it ertthoot Betftr, bat ao
harmony with Bader." They ; get
Butler. Whether they’ve get hsx
meay la another matter.
The ease of Mia. Marguerite Smith
of WbiterUe against the Atlantic
Coast Lias Railroad Company where
ia the plaintiff was asking rtssiegaa
to the aaas at 110,000 far being car
ried beyosd SaBscs, her destination,
to Latta, 8. C.. was nonsuited to the
Superior Court last week after the
lefentfaat company had totiadased
teetlmoay to the «act that the tiato
ass a limited tnia'am! *that<Mfen
arms aat a sshsitalsd step far this
THE UNIVERSAL CAB
Over a million Ford can In use to lay it y^ir best
guarantee of Mtiataetory service. Servlnr every
body—bringing pleasure to evervbodv. the Ford
car is a utility—voor car. The same hi»rh quality,
with lower priaes. Costs least to onernre and
maintain. Ford service everywhere. Th» Tour
ing Car $440; Runabout $390; Coopelet $590; Town
Car S?40; Sedan $740. f. o. b. Detroit On display
and sale at
Mercantile& Machine Co.
- -* n. -c. -
COMPRESSED WISDOM.—The asm who makw
it his business to kssp la touch with a bank in
variably accumulates the money to pat-in the
hank. Be wise, and make this bank TOUR
IS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
U SE I T
4 PER CENT ON TIME DEPOSlto.
ONE DOLLAR OPENS AN ACCOUNT.
We aolieit yoar busineee. We guaranty you ,
every facility and protection kaowa to aoand aad
eeasarratire baakhif prindplee. We will eerre
yo« promptly aad to the beet of oar ability. Oar
advfoe te free ap4a reqaeet
The State Bank
R E ^OLVE cT
We would n’t BLOW
ABOUT OUR GOODS
IP WE didn't have:
the goods *t*> blow
ABOUT, But We HAVE
THE GOODS AND THE
See Our Spring Hats
WE DON'T LIK.E To BLOW ABOUT OUR LINE or
BRAND NEW JPRING KATJ. COME IN YOUR JELT,
AND JEE HOW NITTY THEY ARE AND YOU WILL
BUY ONE. ALL HATJ TOR $3.00 ARE NoT THE
JAME QUALITY—NOT BY A JUGTUL.. LONG EX
PERIENCE HAJ TAUGHTUJ WHICH BRANDJ HAVE
THE WEAR AJ WELL AJ THE LooKJ, AND THEJE
ARE THE HATJ WE JELL, AND WHILE YOU ARE
BUYING A NEW HAT, LET UJ JELL YOU EVERY
THING YOU NEED TOR YOURJELT AND THE
WHOLE TAMILY. BUY TRoM UJ ONCE. AND OUR
GOOD GOODJ WILL BRING YoU BACK, ALWAYJ.
PLANTERS TRADING CO.
AIR LINE RAILWAY
THE PROGRESSIVEiRAlLWAY OP THE SOUTH
Trains Leaving Laurinburg
Na 19-8:25 A. M. Local for Hamlet. Charlotte and all In
termediate pom r«—Through Sleeper Wilmington to
Charlotte. Open for peseeogers at Wilmington at 10 P. M.
No. 13—737 P. M. Local for Hamlet, Charlotte, and all in
termediate points,—Connecting at Hamlet for all point*
North, South and South West Pullman Parlor Car Wil
mington to Charlotte.
Na 20—8:47 P. U. Local for Wilmington and all intermediate
- ■ point*, —Through Sleeper Charlotte to Wilmington
Passengers may remain in Sleeper until 7 AM.
No. 14—M7 A. M. Local for Wilmington and all intermediate
points, —Pullman Parlor Car Charlotte to Wilmington.
Far additional information, as to rates, schedule*, or re
servations, call on local agant or writ* the undersigned.
J. Watson, Agent H. E. Pleasants, T. P. A.
Laurinburg, N. C. Wilmington, N. C.
John T. West, D. P. A.
Raleigh, N. C.
We will pay you the market
price for all Junk, such as Scrap
Iron, Automobile Tires, Inner
Tubes, Copper, Brass, or any
thing in the Junk line.
Bring it to us or ’phone us
what you have today. We pay
the top of the market and pay
The Yellow Store
Laurinburg. N. C ’Phone 149
Baaaonable lent flowan, Palma, Farna.
. Plecml anaiuremana for any occasion,
rrompt auonuon lo ow-ti-iowi) orom.
SCHOLTZ, The Florist, Inc.
Phene 1448. 806 N . Tr*® 8t Charlotte, N. (X
BLI/OT DROP 8TOR1, Averts