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Aad what office do you want!
Cheer op! At worst this life la Just
ona blissful dream af things wa never
A wise man ofttimea changes hi*
mind. Tba fool has no mind to
Speaking of the weather remind!
no that K continue> to be Just weath
Tall every stranger you moot that
thio to a good town.
Smile, and the world giggloa with
you. Scowl, and you are Juat grouch.
Just why li a meap raanT But
than, only the mean man can toll.
Of course your Willie has high
ideals, but has hf a single practical
, Evan Um bustard, Um lowliest of
birds, to loyal to its bins. Are you T
Yep, election time is trotting right
along. It will loon be on tU gallop.
New Um brainiest boo be are talking
again about “corsets for men." Kenn
ing, no doubt, ths manias* man.
Perseverance is an ndsUrabU trait,
but without ths safety valve of com
mon sense it becomes n msnsns
Even if you can't keep your money
in your own possession, at least keep
it in this town.
“Push end Go" is bully in a kid,
provided it doesn't require a push to
maka him go.
Thare’s a time for work and a time
for play, but some people in this town
forget to wind the dock.
There are two things n wise man
never does but once—twist the cat’s
tail and tread an his wife’s come.
No, sister, not all men are beasts.
There are timee when the bee at would
object to the comparison.
If ths revolution la feminine attire
con tin nee Its present speed even the
fig leaf ertll soon be n back number.
High society finds s deni of com
fort in Use divorce courts. Ths press
Is lavish in Its publicity.
Tbs editorial countenance is no ia
dication of the spirit within. Even
the wisest of man have resembled the
A funny man seldom aeea any ha
mor in bit own product.
Hang onto your pennies, boys. The
growing scarcity of copper may acme
day pot a premium on the little davits.
It is all right to accuse cengreee of
hunUag far pork, but we don’t know
of a political district in this neck o’
—ft grab off all of
Um bsMoa it oan get.
A sum will tighten his belt and
chase a rabbit all day without a
thought of hunger or fatigue. But
when his wife wants an armful of
wood he promptly tends the kid. Shoe
The following news Item appeared
in the papers last week.
“Charlie ChapUn has heea signed
bp the Mutual Film company. The!
contract haa bean executed. The
Agues are staggering. It is said be
will reeetv* over $€70,000 a year. In
detail, he win receive $10,000 a wash
for €8 week*, and la addition a bonus
of $160,000. On* two-part comedy
will be produced each omoth."
Under the caption "The Preai
Agents* Bait," the Charlotte Obeerv
w editorially lays:
“There haa been a subsidence of
the Charlie Chaplin etna* the peat
few week* and word had bane sent
ent that Chaplia was laid up at a
sanatorium by rear on of an injury
received to his head In one ef Ms re
markable stag* tumbling acta. It
so tt la said, that hie ah
the screens was doe to
Be haa bean driving
a bargain with rival Aim show* and
If a0 aeeomrtg are i
a bargain to aoma __.
eloosd a cea tract with tbs_
bidder at a salary of $10/>00 a week,
or over half a milUea dollar* a year.
At learnt so. go#* the story. But sep
poe* It should he tree? The Charts*
ten News and Courier make* the
point that “rf any lawyer or doctor
or butcher or preacher or grocer
afaould devlia a achamo far 'elauning
up* each a *plla* In « year's thus ha
> would at oaca be deneuncad aa a
dangerous dtlien; but with Chaplbi
it la different, Tkon. who believe the
story ef Chortle's new contract will
maintain at all haearda that he la
worth whatever ha gats. Doeant ha
maka the people Ipugfa? The rust
wffl at least get a laugh out of the
mory. They think they know ‘proas
agentar atfcff when they see It." And
*0 the papers, including The Obser
ver, that at* pasting this
Wlhlly every town has tare —n
id iAImh Ihs beeetera sad Mm MB
Ltata. All Mw world lorea the former,
bat oven the devil eh ana the Utter.
Be a booster!
The town booster it known by
everybody, for ho U always doing and
laying swathing to push hta town
and its people along. He io the —"
who makes the town. The killer Is
the one who destroys it
Bo a booster!
The booster never lose* anything
by his boosting. Bo booate other peo
ple and othsr people boot Urn, and
throogh this combination of
■ret things are accomplished. H ta
only tM killer who falli of his own
weight, of hie own words, of hie own
Be a booster!
The boaster is like a my of sun
ihfne on a cloudy day. He brightens
•verything and everybody around him.
HU geniality, bin chssrfulaase, his
energy end hie good deeds breed hope
in the bosom of demeir. His words
and his acts aid others sad rnnthls
himself. But the killer only kill*—
Just kills, kills, kills!
Be e booster!
This tewn has many boosters, aryl
you all knew them, you admire them,
you respect them. And your respect
is more precious to the genuine hott
er than Is your gold. It is only the
killer who stands alone, without
friends, without hope for the future.
Be a booster!
There may he a killer or two in this
town, but we hope not. But if there
are any we hope they will rest kill
ing and go to boosting. There is na
honor or, profit in killing, but there
is much to be gained through boost
Be a booster!
Wo used the booster—we need mors
boosters. But ws can exist handsome
ly without the killer, for the killer’s
principal diversion in Ilfs is to taka
a knock at the tows, at its people,
at their ways, and at everything and
everybody connected therewith—ex
cept the kfller.
Be a booster!
If there ore any killers in this tewn
let’s convert them, so ws can all be
boosters. The booster is of value to
every ligitlmate thing with which he
comes in contact, while the Idller ta
not eves of valno to himself.
Heaven lovea a booster.
Half of Ua era Gao*.
I* the year 1878, th* last daas to
graduate in the administration of
Dr. W. M. Wingate, mooted tWr
deplomaa from hia lowing hand.
Th* nenbcn of thia class war* W.
E. Da nisi, Kofua Ford, W. T. Jordan,
J. C. Caddsll, J. O. Bunch, A. K.
Walters, F. B. Cooper and N. D.
Johnson. TVs last named four mem
bers are dead, th* other* remain.
And I haw* no hesitancy in assuring
the relative* and near friends of
Bro. John sea, that each of the sar
viving members of the class hare
teamed with sincere sorrow of the
death of their friend and
It brings to ns, N. D. Johnson
with Ms newer-failing characteristic
of honesty, politeness, and dan eea
MdemUoo for Use rights at ethers.
Hs was not a brilliant student, he
did not in tMs pmtlsalsc i at
the bead l of Me 'daas—he was a
faithful plodder, aa earnest worker,
end hi* record sms such as to gals
for bias th* profound respect of sB
his teachers. If called on to name a
man in Ms class who would henries
a martyr to honest principle* and
right liwing, I would without hesita
tion. nans* N. D. Jofasaon aa tbs
maa. Th* rivalry between the Lit
emry societies was amah sharper la
those days than now. Th* truth Is,
the students Jewed their society mere
hi those days than they seam to now.
Bet as parti sen rivalry could sepa
rate Bro. Johnson fttom Me chosen
companions. He and to* writer be
longed to different societies, and yet
oar walks aad talks aad social reis
tioae were as cordial as if wo had
worked under the seam society ban
Personally Conducted Tours
FEBRUARY AND MARCH
Attractive Winter Tripe
Tours of 12,15. 80,80 end 88 days
Ait Expense* Included
1130.00 and up
Write for Booklet
Tourlat Agents Seaboard Air Lin*
Raleigh, N. C.
SECOND HAND AUTOS
We with to announce to tb*
public that we are In the
market to buy anything you
have in the way of secood
’Phone or call h> to see u».
THE YELLOW STORE
Laurinburcr. N. C.
'Phone Na 148.
PUBLICATION OP SUMMONS.
la the Superior Court, Before the
Will KaaeeU, Fannie Htcka aad her
huahand, T. J. Hicks, Mar Gaddy
end her husband. Bod Cuddy,
John Rresell end Janes Burnell.
NOTICE OP SUMMONS.
The defendants above Mated will
take notice that an action entitled ae
•bovi haa nden eommenoed before the
Clerk of the Superior Court of Book
land County, for the purpose of hav
ing sold for division a certain tat of
land in Washington Park, which wm
conveyed by the Interstate Load Com
pany to X. R. Roeeell. deceased, by
dead deled Nov ether 88, 1811, end
which lot is new owned by the plalat
lfa aad defendants aa tonaanta in
cot moo and heirs at law af E. R.
Russell; and the said defendant! will
further take notice that they are re
quired to appear before the dark of
the Superior Court of Scotland Coun
ty, at his office in tha court-house in
Lnurinhurg, N. C- am the 28th day of
March, 1816. at 2 o'clock P. M., and
answer or demur to Ike petition or
complaint of the plaintiffs, or the
pUiatir.^win ap^y to tbo eaart for
C. D. McOOKMIOL
dork Superior Coot af Scotland
This 12th day of February, 1818.
Two Story Dwelling on
Chnreh street $S, 756.
One story, t Room DweO
b>» «i MbUlatmi Halvhta
Every woman in this coir be IntfwiM
- in this
The undersigned begs to announce the Opening
of her Spring Millinery season, which will occur on
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15th.
t Every lady in this community is most cordially
invited to call and inspect the new spring creations
for the coming season. We feel that they will ap
peal as strongly and as irresistibly to yon as they
did to us when we purchased our stock.
In all modesty, we desire to say that never in
our business experience have we seen anything so
^striking and pleasing as the styles that will be on
display at this opening, and we trust it may be our
very great pleasure to welcome you on that date.
Mrs. Sue Brinson
Laurinburg, N. C.
nafcraiaurs salb op land.
I ND COUNTY.
and by virtu* of tha power
of s« la contained la a certain sort
Kao deed executed on (he 26th day
<rfw Ptowbar, 1910, by Andrew Vam
ple e Ml wife. Nary Vampie, to Jaha
PTn Nair, which said morion dead
la n anted In tha office of the Regist
ar of Dead* ef Scotland County in
Book No. > at pan 406. default W
jUBulTIuB^ob' Suauriffill1 liuTSy
of March, 1916. at the eowrt honee
MU, to Um U(M Udfer
that cartels tract or paroei of
In Spring HO Town
Canto, North Corolla
__ at a ataka near n Meek
41 1«* east 91-76 chains to a. Made
Jack in Walter Levi Bar’s Baa: thaaaa
with Ids Ifes south tt eaat 7J& ehaiaa
to kia eornar; theuoe with his aaxt
line north g waat 7A0 ehaiaa to Ms
next Warner; wad also an original eor
'3a Hat <rf tha Leaaktoail awSVlS
aaat lAM tedaa to the nm of little
■wa Seal; tbsnee doww tha vartooa
ns of Little Sbae Rad
ADM^NISTRATBIX NOTICK TO
Having naaltflod aa Admbihrtratrtx
Of tha eatateof D D.TTOktaaon. lata
of tha Oounty of Scotland. SUta of
North Carolina, tha aadaralgned here
by gr»ca notio* to all penona holding
claim* again* tha Raid eetaic to pro
mt thorn, Mr to rifted for aajaial
tn tha aadfcilgRiil at her homo In
Strrartarllla Townahip. Scotland
Coon tv, North Carolina, oa or before
JB9' 1 to *ald eaUta
1 _ J»i«.
Atagrtrtratri* of tha KhUU of 6. D.
Far the tawlme of partiee wanting mv
Cantaloupe Seed and net wanting to rant end
boau for them, I hare nude am nenU with D.
O. ft W. D. Wright to have a ea of wj aeed on
hand at their atore all the time, theywill taka
Saumbw that I bar ao Mad. I grow all that. I ofe
for tale, and whan roo bur aaad from me, *oa eat quality
aeed oc which no aiddlwaa w mtwtmS m III Ill'll
j. l. McKinnon
CHARLOTTE OBSQtVEX BARGAIN »SCUPT10II
CBABLOm. N. C.
Had arioeed t--- for which and THE
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, Drily and Sunday, by aall to the un
n Bargain Rate
Stcrif.D._ >«-w u mm
_ »aM ui I*
Tow*. —- , T-# Mi *M
Barit by Cheek a Foetal Order. Money seta lo*t tn the
Order* accepted under this epedal rate only daritur Special
THE HAMLET HOSPITAL
ML W. ft JAlOia, ta|M la flhfcr**
Hamlet, N. C.
A thoroughly egatpped institatkm for the
•dentiic treatment of X-Ray, Medical mad Surgi
cal Came. Trained Norma fumiahed.
Special attention ghraa to the Sorgkal CeaiWto ef the
Ear, Km aM Throat