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Hasp—lag* Threoghoet the Wartd
Told U Uriel.
The capture of 236 officer*. 12,763
■ten and 333 guns in the operation!
about Erurum waa recently anno ant
ed by the Ruaeian war office
The 15. I. Du PosUic Nemours
Powder company reports total cant
iaga of S67,M4,7B0 during tbs past
fiscal year. The company has handled
enormous contracts for the Allied
government and recently declared a
special dividend of 22 1.2 per cent.
1. B. Ramsey hit off the end or hi*
tongue while trying to refrain from
screaming from pain after falling
f*om a Lake Shore railrued bridge
oa the ice of tha Maumee river near
Toledo. O. Ha suffered Internal in
juries. but it Is believed he will re
John Christian Alton, at New Ho
chtllc, N. Y., u native at Germany,
was loyal to his old army corps to
Um last and in his will be made a be
quast of $1,000 for tha wounded at tho
corps. Ha also directed that a physi
cian friend b* given 4,000' cigars
tram th* stock in his store.
Fire employes of the Now England
Manufacturing company, at Boston.
Maas., were killed and more thaa a
•cor* wars made seriously m by turns*
from a powerful combination of chem
icals which tho company was prepar
ing for th* AIM** to use la gas bombs
> Only throe and on*-half par emit of
the prisoners paroled from California
penitentiaries have gone bach to a Mfo
erh**, according to figures Jo*t
made public at the state capttol in
8acramanto. A total at 5,82* prison
er* have boon paroled since tho pas
sag* of the stats law In IBM.
William McClure and Joseph Whits
entered plaaa of guilty to the charge
of murdering Mrs. Carolina Viehmier,
« wealthy widow, whoso body was
feund in her boms In McCandless
township near Pittsburg. They do
elarad they were paid $60 by her son
in-law, Aron Fall, who wished to get
possession of a $4,000 rote which tho
aged woman held against him.
According to authentic report!
among prominent copper mining mm
at Calumet, Mich., representatives of
the German government have closed
contract* for the delivery,of 1,000,000
pound* of refined copper in New York
city each month for five months. Pay
ment ia to be made in cash for T*jti
delivery, the copper to bo stored in
New York city pending the end of the
Millioaa upon millions of diptherta
germs, carrying with them the possi
bility of mors deaths than an army
drive could accomplish, are in tht pos
session of two thugs In Philadelphia,
who stole them from the motorcar of
a physician. Car and cultures were
both stolen but the automobile was re
covered later. The thieves are be
hoved to be ignorant of the use and
Umble possibilities of thsir loot.
While cruising in the Meditsrrxn
san sea th* other day, a patrol ship
of the Allies discovered something
that looked suspiciously like an ene
my submarine. She immediately gave
chans, and, when within firing dis
tance of th* supposed U-boat, sent a
aboil to the spot where it would do
the most good. But, contrary to ex
pectations, tbs enemy refused u» sink.
Whsrsupon the crew of the pursuer
made a suns careful examination
discovered that their target was a
Texas mule, floating fast up. In his
official account of the attack th* pst
trol ship's commander wrote: “O*
being hit, the enemy retaliated with
polaenoaa gases.” t
Tho favorite bin! of frank Trato
bte, of Chesterton, lad., ia tho homely,
pestiferous sparrow. Ia Oct, Frank;
tkiaka tho sparrow riioald hold a place
of honor folly aa high at that eajoyed
by tho raveno that fed Eli Jo. The rea
sons for blo affection ore no follows:
It appears that Mr. Tratebas lingered
• btt too long with tho flowing bow.
tho other day and was taken to Jail
at Valparaiso on tho charge of fates-1
ioatioci. Whoa ho entered the iron'
ft- ho hadn't a oonXa Ms pocket, I
consequently no wherewithal to pay j
a Ana. b addition to Ms othor Usa- i
Mee;HCr. Tratebas took a dislike to
the air in Ido cod. so he climbed to the'
latticed window above bio bod to get
a fresh whiff of unadulterated atone.
And lol right in front of him was o
sparrow's neat, with a genuine bank
note projecting from the Knew. To
day Tratebas is a free man, and his
favorite bird is the sparrow.
The Seventh Congrcoaional Diitrtct
r*p«n«ntnd by Mr. Page i. aecood j«
pognlation only to the fifth. It ie
oompmti of Anton, Davideoo, Davie,
Boko, lot, Montgomery, Moore, Hao
<Wph, Richmond, Scotland, Union,
'Wfflcao and Yadkin. A noon County la
•handy in the field with Mr. ReMn
Mn, Riehmcnd will hrfve a candidate
and no will Scotland and perhapv Un
ion and Randelyh. Mr. Varner la ont
•» • candidate from Davidaen and it
U altogether likely that there will be
“other*.” The diotriet U Democratic
tkott MO*.—CharkrtLo Obeervar.
GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.
A Brief Summary ef Happening*
Everywhere for Busy Header*.
Mayor 8mith, of Philadelphia, has
issued aa order directing heads at
depart masts to dismiss any employe
who Is caught drtnkink during work
ing hours, n. declares that mm and
efficient public service are an impossi
The will of Char)os Reed, a barber,
recently filed in Cincinnati, disposes
of a »MX>,(>00 estate. Reed ssved the
money from his wages and Ups and
made wise investments. Ha shaved
Pres Id tuts Taft and MeKinlay when
they visited the Ohio city.
Three-quarter* of a million pounds
i%T wool, said to be the largest clip
owned by any one shoeptnan hi the
United States, have hern sold by R.
N. Stanfield, of Pendleton, Ore., to a
firm In Hartford, Conn. The price of
the fine wool was SO cents and the
coarse 28 cents a pound.
The German government hex adopt
ed a decree prohibiting the Importa
tion of commoditise, regarded aa Ini
orlea, which can be dixpaaaed with In
war lima. The prohibition ■"rlodw
cavair, lobctan, liquors, champagne,
pinaapplas, raisins. silk clothing, fans,
P*<turee, jewelry and all other wsree
in geld and allvar,
Five thousand workmen employed
at the Cramp shipyard in Philadelphia
have just received a ten per cant. In
ernaeo In wagea OAeiala of the eem
psuiy declare there is work enough
ahead to keep the plant busy for the
neat two years without any decrease
in the present working force.
Jaraee Keck, known aa the ‘‘musical
hermit" of Nevada City, N«v„ died
recently after speeding many yean
in a lonely cabin. In hie hut he had
a phonograph, wfyich ha anppllod with
the beet records. He kept the ma
chine going day and night, excepting
when he wae asleep.
A remarkable akin grafting opera
lion, lasting Rrt hoars and requiring
three square feet of human cuticle,
was performed in a hospital la Dei
Moines, Is, on Roy Adreoa, aiui aa a
r**ult the patient will Uea. Hit sister,
hla enter-in-law, and hie wife and
throe friends contributed the akin.
United Statka Vnay officers at Sas
Francisco have endorsed a plan, pro
posed by D. H. Rydus, a Spanish war
veteran, to organise a civilian auto
mobile corps to transport troops rap
idly in tima of war. It has boon an
nounced that maneuvers erlll be ar
ranged as soon as the Am units ef
the corps have bean provided.
The Department of Agriculture has
mado a new ruling whereby shippers
must guarantee that their ship menu
of eggs are K per cent, pure, or they
will be barred from intersute com
merce. Decomposed eggs, used for
tanning, must be taken from the stw.ii.
before shipment, thus Insuring that
they will not be sold for foed.
Bernard Weinert, a four-year-old
boy of Philadelphia, was hilled while
trying to move the truth of the old
adage that one could easily capture
birds by putting sett on their tails.
The child eaw some sparrows In the
street. Quickly leaving Ms mother's
aide he run toward *the birds, clutch
ing a salt shaker, and before Ms moth
er could reach hint he was run over
by a wagon loaded with ecrap iron.
When ltd win 8. Booth, of Wilming
ton, Del, was charged by Me wife
with non-support the other day, one
of the reasons which shs gave for
leaving Mm was that he spent Me
evenings at e club. But Judge Church
man decided that a man had a right
to stay out at night if he desired,
declaring that if every woman left her
husband because he remained out at
night and that brought suit for non
support, the court calender would be
filled with such cease.
H*t* Tn PaUf
You who know TTia Enquirer boat
know that wa ara not had to use the
columns of tha paper hi whoopinc
’em up about paying subscription*.
We use a piece of paper. * pan, some
Ink, an envelope and one af Uncle
Sam's little pink stamps—not the
columns of tha paper—when we hare
somethin* to My about subscription
accounts. We hare been uairuc that
means considerably recently and our
subscribers are coming across beau
tifully and are commandinc us for
putting The Enquirer on a cash basis.'
Ones In a while, bowerer, one who Is
In arrears sends an axes so Instead of
U»a money, but its dangerous to do
that. Just listen. One man sent ua
word, “I’ll pay next was* H 1 bv,."
Bo Is dead. Another said, “III pay
you the next time I see you." He is
•time blind. Another rigorous speak
ing fallow said, "111 pay you by the
Trst or go to h—.“ Ho has gono ws
suppose for the “Amt" has passed
and he has not shown up. Pay up,
beloved, last a worms thing befall
Cermeny declared war an Portugal
at *:34 o’rleek Wednesday afternoon
and handed his passports to the For*
tagusM mi Bister.
Foe Sprama. Lammas. (I
Sores, Cuts, Rheumatism
Stops Paio At Once (I
For Man and Frast
25o.50c.tl. AiAUDmW |
ATTRACTIVE WINTER VA
CATION TOURS TO
Florida, Cuba, The Weal Indies,
I’aaama Canal, Marti I Gran.
Operated daring the Christ
maa holidays, January, February
Tour* of Ten, Fifteen, Twenty
and Thirty Days Duration, Cov
ering Many Point* of Grant At
tractiveness and Historical In
W* have a tour at extremely
tow cost Including all expenses to
Florida and Cuba, December 21,
Janaary 7th, especially attract
ive and of unlimited educational
'■aJue to Taachera and Student*
during their vacation—their on
A TOUR OF
Florida, the world's greatest
eat winter resorts, during the
height of their season; through
the beautiful tropical country In
nearby foreign lands; steams his
voyages in Southern seas; and
the Isthmus of Panama, during
the winter months at heme, af
fording an opportunity for great
comfort and pleasure.
Write for Booklet and Litera
Ws are sure oae of oar many
attractive All-Expense Included.
Personally Conducted and Chap
eroned Tours at a Reasonable
Cost will intermit you.
Tourists Agents, Seaboard Air
Line Railway Raleigh. N. C.
Haring qualified as administrator of
the estate of A. McL. McRae, late of
Scotland County, notice is hereby
given to all creditor* of the estate to
present their claims duly verified for
payment on or before February 10th,
1017. or this notice win be pleaded in
bar of recovery. All parsons indebt
ad to Die estate will please make im
J. N. McRAE,.
Administrator. - ■
Hasten, N. C.
Fab. 10th, 1016.
Having qualified as administrator
of the estate of Elsie Fairley (colored)
notice is given to all creditor* of es
tate to present their Haims to me ,
duly verified for payment an or before
February 10th, 1*17, or tUa notie*
will be pleaded in bar of their recov
ery. All persons indebted to the as
tute win please make immediate pay
ment to me.
J. O. PURCELL.
Peb. 10. 1016.
C—haianar’a Sate of Locomotive.
Coder and by virtac of power «f
aale and jndrmeat ef Superior Court,
ontartfl at March term, 1(14, Scot
land Superior Court, la the caaa of
Oa. Car A Locomotive Co. ve. A- M.
Calmea, I will eapoaa for aala at pnb
He auction, for eaah, the following
described property, at the Court
House door of Scotland county, la
the town of La ortn burg, at 11
o’clock a. m., on the 90* day of
March 8th, 1B16.
M. L. JOHN,
Old FoBn Saomd
Hrt Mary A. iK-a. Taant®-, MMfc
In kor 11(1 yoke, aura; ~I tbootht 1
**» liOTund tt« irooli of modlclno, but
Fal»y kidney ni.« ' av* proron meat
boooflolai In my caaa.“
Mr. 8am A. Poorer, lltph Paint.
M. C . arlloat "M; ItlOnoy trouble oral
voroo ai nlpht ar.d t l.ad ta set op
from «ra to arroa Llama. Now I da
not kora to ud ap at alsbt, and ooa
aiaor myoy.rin a t.uty normal Mm
3ry M, A. BrMiioa, HoHnayr, kCaaa.
aaya: aattorod ryoia kMnwy an:
two yoara. 1 oommaaopd
-- jy Kidney 1*1 Ha ton moo too
•or. Tkay art oulekty and contain
do daanoruun or nanr/ul nruu
BLCR*8 DRUG STORK.
Get a Fresh Start!
For men who got away to a false start on a pipe
or home-made cigarettes Prince Albert has a wcrd
or two for what ails their amokeappetitesl
Fmst you ever tried to emolre, far Prince Albert is eo
daTereut, each a fine flavor, bo cool and c1*—r*|l and
friendly, you’ll get a nev7 idea of emclse Joy! Thenatentod
I»n «ae turn that—end catm out bite end porch I
Andthie little preachment is also for men who
theyYe on the right track. All to be aaid is that tin aooner
you lay out a nickd or a dime for a supply of Prince
Albert the sooner youH make a dhoovacj that’ll be
ttforth a lot to your peace of mfed end
t’.vj idea of smoking mil yea xns±
without a comeback—thmt's B. AJ
R-E REYNOLDS TOBACCO CQ.WI-| “ -
Tie Whim's Tab
Ml Sylvaaie Wood*,
dOlha mn. v. m
"Before taking Car dal.
I was, at brae*, ao weak j
coaid hardly walk, sad
head mmrtj kfllad na.
After taldag throe baUca
etCsnhd, (ho pahto dis
appeared. Now I feel as
w. C CALDWELL
Located In Lauriobari
for tbe practice at
•jas u McNair, a*-*.
T. BL HUNTER,' Maaacs*.
fall tin# bast anwipanlaa. Ynor bw4
aaaa will ba appraelatad and earafolly
bandit A SI
Uft, Pire, Health, Acci
dent, and la fact any
thin ft that insurance in*
• sore*. Sec us.
Laurinburg Agency Co.
W. 8. DUNBAR, See. -Sreaa.
ft Mn Oat MaUria
AM Kwtlrl Uy lW lyrtf
wtwt yea ate laUaa. as tha tom ala to
arfa*4 aa rrary lowing a to
baa Mfcto ay tha ayataa. M taato
A Bank With The Strength Of
Tbs soundness of this bank is enhanced by tbs ooo
eervative policy pursued by its officers is the making
of loans. It therefore the safest of nil
places for the ears of your savings, upon which it
paya interest at tbs rate of 4 per cent per sonant.
This bank invites you to become one of its rapidly
growing family of patrons, and offers yon ovary
facility consistent with safe, sound and conservative
SCOTLAND COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Laurinburg, North Carolina
DO YOU PAY
YOUR BILLS BY CHECK?
And tbw have a record of each and awry
■mount expended together with a receipt for
the amount paid ?
If not, you need a cheeking account with
tUe bank. It ii the safest way, the moat
convenient and satisfactory method of trans
acting ell buaineaa payments.
We will be pleased to have you make this
beak your place of deposit
First National Bank
Laorinharr. N. C.
Money Loaned On Farms
I make long time loans an Improved Farm
lands In Hoke and Scotland Comities to respon
Write and get my rates sad terms before
placing year lean.
No application ronsfderad far less tkan
A. T. McLEAN, Manager
LtJMBBKTON, N. a