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VOLUME XXUV-NUMBER IE LAURZNBURG. H. C., THURSDAY. APILR IE 1916
LARGE CROWD ATTEND
-THiipndh Weettter Kept Hhi Away Friday—fair etna Were fajeyed
testa Pelted OK Except Baas U
Scotland County Coae
Day, dawn ad cloudy aad
la tbs way of ((ne
at despite the anoon
fertebi* took of tka el—enta. a groat
throng of people came to Laariaburg
far tka oecasfoo, and bad the weather
been as waa hoped for, tho attend
ance would without question have
IbMB A record hniVir
Early to the morning from ovary
nook aad corner of the county, people
began to pour into town, aad by the
hour appointed for the program to bo*
gta, tka town waa filled with a happy
aad eare-free people The little tola
wan kora, the boy* aad girta, the
yemag folks aad the old folk*—what
a pity tka weather did not permit all
that had planned to BOOH to do eo.
Promptly at the appointed hour,
the parade of tho children, represent
ing every section, aad where a great
interest centered, began its more
laaat from the graded ecbool grounds.
Each school we* represented to the
leaf lino ef children, mad each ear
^>M banner* on which appeared the
na—Sf the school* they represented.
Following the panda, which took
to the jh'nctpal sections ef the city,
the UtordtV contests were to order.
These wel* bold la the graded ecbool
' auditorium, which was packed to
•tending room capacity, and era® then
would not contain more than one
'half of thorn who aoaght admission.
Just before the contacts a delight
ful chorus was rendered by member*
' of the Spring Hill School. Then
cam* the declamation contest. Pour
pchooto, Snead's Grove. Spring HU1,
' Lauriabarg and Masoo'a Cross were
represented hi this.
■ Flmt on the program was Mr. Wil
liam Dwwjgto*. representing the Ma
■W eac'i Cross gto)k and,the winner of
' <tf JudamaNnd. aeedo). Mr. Johaaoo
" Matthew* represented the Spring
Silt' School, Mr. □array Evens, the
,• Lauriabarg School,' Mr, Patterson
Covington, tho Sneed's Grove School.
Following this waa a playlet rend
ered by the Laurel Hill School, aad
which took tha groat crowd by atom.
It waa given by the little tots end waa
Next eame the recitation contest,
which was contested lor by four
young ladies, these being Mlu Grace
Monroe, representing the Spring H1U
school, Mies Mary 8aead, represent
ing the Snead’s Grove School, Miss
Eugenie Morrison, representing the
Laurel HID School, and the foYumate
young lady who won the redtaMoa
medal riven by the Thursday After
noon Booh Qub, of Leurinborg, this
young Indy being Big Martha Fair
lay , at the Laorlaburg School.
The Hoc Mala schoo\ treated the
large assembly to a most excellent
, musical selection. Than cams the
reading of the prise essays. The for
tunate students la this contest wore
Miss Horten se McGregor, of the
Booh dole school, who woe the John
Charles MeNaOl mads), and Mias
Bertha Baafetd, of the grammar
gradsa, rrpfaanntlin the Leurinborg
school, who won the Leurinborg Ex
The spelling prime, which was coa
. tasted for by all the schools, eras won
by Mias Waa Grubbs, of the Lanrfas
berg school. Ia winning this Mias
Grubbs net only received the M. L.
Jeha paisa (a dictionary), bat area
'for bar school thd silver loving cap.
An instrumental quartette waa then
rendered by Lanrinburg Graded
School stud sots. Then cams tbs de
livery ef the prises; delivery af di
plomas aad than the dinner. The
weather foafaads an out of door din
ner, aa had bare planned, and it was
served fas the scBbot building. By
this time tbs rains began to dasesnd
eed it looked as if the afternoon part
of the program would knee to be
omitted entirely, but the boy* ware
. net to be bltried by a little rain and
cold, and all at the athletic contests
savo the base ball genre, ware polled
The winners of the different con
tests a* given to aa ware as follows;
100-yard dash McArthur, ef Law
rel HBI asheeL
W*nM dash are, of Spring Hill
in laid ilaah Cougar, ad Laurhy
■Ire flag high Jamp (large boys)—
> MeArthar aad Cooper tied aad a tare
ef the eain gave the dosMre to Me
U«H«Un ft SmUuni Hut Carry
Although admitting the apparent
juatiee of tha claim, tha North Caro
Una Corporation Commiaoion last
weak dismissed the petitioc of the
Laurinbarg ft Southern Railroad vs.
Seaboard Ate Lias. The ease Involv
ed tha kind of interlocking switch to
ba installed at tha crossing of tha
Seaboard and tha Laurinbarg ft,
•Utikam aaar Laurinbarg. The
plalatiff, which had boon bound in
contract to establish any kind of
switch the Seaboard might suggest
and having beast ordered by tha court
to comply with this contract, must
go to the court to have tha contract
anrnUod, said the Corporation Com
The plaintiff, 'st tha tima of secur
ing consent of the Seaboard to cross
its track aaar Laarinburg, entered
Into an agreement contracting to coo
struct such interlocking switch or
switch aa aa tha defendant oompany,
through ita chief engineer, might at
»«y time thereafter deal gnats. The
■witch Anally requested by defendant
company appeared to plaintiff to be
unreasonable because of its expense.
The Seaboard applied to Judge Pritch
ard, of the Federal Court, fer a man
damus and a consent order was ent
ered requiring the equipment as de
amaded. Negotiation, than occurred
without agreement having bean reach
ed sad the defendant company ap
plied to Judge Connor for a compli
ance with the order of Judge Prltck
ard. Subsequent to an order made
in the premises by Jadge Connor, the
plalatiff instituted proceeding with
the Corporation Commission
If it wane an original question aa to
aa adequate interlocking plant, the
commission la its order written by
Chairman Travis declared It would
| not be puuled, expressing the con
jvietion that the “Cabin Door" switch
which the plaintiff company offered
aa a substitute to the defendant's sug
gestion was entirely ssAcl mt for the
! protection of the public. But tha
commission did not feat called upon
to override the Federal Court's decree
or nnlllfy the contract.
Prof- N. Gl*t Gee. of the China Mie
■iena, a* announced in our last ia
rac, delivered a aeries of moat Inter*
•■tint lecture on Mission work in
China- These wee* delivered mch
night at the Xethedtet church.
[ Prof. Gee was heard with great
interest by the La oris berg people,
and on Banday night he occupied the
palp't at the Prastijteiian chnrch.
TAKES OVER MILLING CO.
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Hammond Ol, With New CapluHsa
• Man Takes Ore McNair MHUag
U«t week a boelneaa deal of large
proportion! wae consummated in Lae
rinherg. It was the purchase of the
McNair Milling Company by the
Ip order to handle the proposition,
the Hammond Company bad thoir
charter amended ao that they could
enter the milling industry. and tn
creacd the anthoriaed capital uf their
eonpany to HOOjOOO.
The McNair Milling Company own
ed and operated Laurlnburg’i new
dour end feed min, which by the way,
ia mm of the most up-to-date hi the
In this addition to their buainaaa
the Hammond Company becomes mU
lera aa well as wholesale grocori.
Running high jump (small boyij—
McMClan, of Spring UiU.
Running high Jump (large boy*)—
Stubbs, Spring Hill.
Standing bread Jump (large boys)
—MeArther, Laurel HUL
Standing brand Jump (small hoy*)
1 Shaw. Spring HUL
Remaiag bread Jump (mean boys)
—We have been enable to And who
wee the winner.in this e—tmC
Rmmhm bread Jump (huge boy*)
—PhHMpe. Spring URL
. Relay Race—This wee omitted on
aereunt’of the rata and sold, bat H
WM decided to give the prig* to Mm
Arthur ef Laurel HUL hi reegnido.
«f the fast that he hadl^weu the great
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THINGS PERTAINING TO LIFE
Br Hsny M. Kwtfc.
PALM SUNDAY—TH* TSJUMFHAL DfTlY.
April alxtaeatb will be
this year at Palm Sunday. It *oa»
naaarataa tha tins* whan Jeans rode
into Jerusalem publicly announcing
himself as th* Messiah, sad tha peo
ple cut pahs branches and spread
them ia th* road. Jesua had net up
to this tha* proclaimed himself tha
Christ before th* multitudes for He
said hia time waa not yet eoase. Thar*
waa danger on on* hand that they
would try to make Him an earthly
king, and on the other they might
neek to put Him to death before he
had accomplished Hia work. But now
when they taw Him riding upon th*
aaa’e ooH all would knew what claim
He made far himself.
He came proclaiming a kingdom ef
truth rather than on* of physical
force. Be put Mmeelf unarmed into
th* hands of th* greatest world pow
er ef those times. Be declared that
HI* kingdom wma not ef this world
or hia servants would fight for It
Even yet th* world has not been able
to understand a spiritual kingdom.
On thU day tha multitudes war*
elated in tha prospect ef th* king
dom of Israel being restored. Jesus
did not allow Mmeelf to become in
to sics ted with the thought of world
>r *lory. Ha knew that In a few days
the people would be disappointed at
his action and torn against Him.
They would loon pat a reed ia Hia
hand and mock Him; at beat those
who wan praising Him at this tisie
woold then be silent. Jeans alone
knew what s week would bring forth,
•o He waa set swept off hie feet by
th* cheering. Out from the city He
could see the hill a poo which He waa
soon to suffer.
Jeaua wept over th* city, saying
“If thou hadst known. “ He forgets
Hie own sorrow ia the thought of the
desolation which shall come upon the
city. Jeruaalem had had her glorious
day, sad now her ana was to set in
darimeaa. Who knows whet might
bars been if Jerusalem bad received
Him as her Lord. -
So Jesua gave th* rulers th* last
chance to accept Him as the Messiah,
but they grew more hostile to Him
every hoar and planned his ruin. That
was the day on which the people se
lected the lamb to be lolled for th*
Passover, and it waa on this —
day that th* rulers decided in their
hearts that they must put to dmth
Jesua, th* Lamb ef God. Bead, and
learn by heart the following hymn
which was written la memory of that
Bide on, ride an In majesty!
Haritl all the tribes Hosanna cry;
0 Saviour mask, pursue thy road
With palms mod scattered garments
Bide on, rido on in majesty!
In lowly pomp ride on to dio:
O Christ, thy triumphs now begin
O’er captive death and conquered sin.
Bid# on. ride on in majesty!
Tho winged squadrons of tho sky
Look down with end and wondering
To tea the approaching sacrifice.
Bide oa, ride oo in majesty!
Thy last and flarcaat strife is nigh;
The Father, oa his sapphire throne,
Expects bis own anointed Son.
Bide oa, rido oo in majesty!
In lowly pomp ride on to die;
Bew thy meek hood to mortal pain,
Ikon take, O God, thy power, sad
Some careless person whs happened
to pose Mr. Joe Warwick's country
how Monday night contributed to
Ma own oao a brand bow Rex gnono
distributor and at thta writing still
"ho* H in Ma possession.
Mr. Warwick hod loot purchased
the distributor and used H oao day.
il was loft In tho old by tho rood Mda
and Toesday morning was aMotfcg
The thief woe tracked to tho dtp
liaita but hero tho trail eras loot and
although ho ia still bring hanted, no
trass of him has boon found.
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Mias Cwdngtan Whas.
The many Leurtebnrg Monks of
Miss Gladys Carrington are rsjnhdiia
with her over her oneooas la tho Chnr
lotts Oboarrer contest which closed
Mine Cortogton wno one of the win
mn sf tho Ceaadtaa' trips that tho
Ohaorvnr gore to is«nftl tnnttol
»• atnof third tn the State,
and «l Ao bond of tho Ust to Ats
~ MUS MeINTOttH TO MAKBT.
HMbmaa lb»M Gina by Mhaaa
Tlorm Hay mad Baa*
at a mlacel
brida-to-ba. aad Miaa
pro r*d to be tba moat1
in trie rampart.
opening chorda of tba wadding 1
ekfllfiUly rendered by Mlw
brought a took of an
of tbooo aa-l
txpraaa ata '
walked la with maaaarad fect-etape,
bearing two large packagaa eoatato
Ing a rariad aaeortmea* of dainty1
lift* dor tba bride to-be. Bafraah- I
laaata fall a wad aad wna Mi-rod in two '
Tha tommy any realising the leteaeea
of tha hear, bade fare wall to tha heat- '
aaa« aad gaod-bya and their good
wiriae to tha brida-to-ba. Theme were
ttogod by ,a abode of aadnaaa that Miaa
Metotoah woald aaaka her borne to a
Ptoea other than Laorinbory, where
daring bar atay of a year aha ham
made an many good aad etaonch
Mho Molntomh toft for hor home
town, WQmtogton. on Monday mom- ,
Arettand county, according to oae '
faraQUc with the (ituation, will plant
an increased acreage la cantaloepea 1
Mt cetimate of the to-;
acreage doe* not
e production proper- •
thia being detenn
«nea by fPee map and eonditieaa, it it
******* ***** there will be the chance
of Scotland (hipping aa many aa were
■hipped laet year, If not mom. i
tha abeeoee at potaah in the fertiU
tatien may mean that the crop may
not be bo large, bat the moat experi
enoed gram pm eay that If the tte
*»• faremhle, the fact that no
***** U aralUhle wlli aot make the
Thh te the aeaaoa for planting and
**»»«• botfly engaged in preparing
1® grow another hamper crop at the
***** taaalam Vpee and melon* that
Cota tha market, for the Scotland
P^”***1 haa that repotation army
Death sf Mrs. Leak*.
* Mis. W. H. Ladke, mother of Mrs.
R. L. Rinsitd and Mist Daisy
l*ah* <* tW» city, died at the home
of a brother at Bandanon Thursday
Iff*. T Mki Ml hwt tiu SitmUy
Ww ter death to visit bar Vanes
dangktms bare. Mrm._
Mho. Utka hft Thursday_j
and arrtvad at the bedside before the
and same. H*r death was raaaad
from waste twiiiallm.
Ths.bsdy wwa carried to Kacwers
»hare it wwa burled Saturday
Mis, Lewke iwusa to Laurinhorjr last
Daas^bsr, immadiwtaly following tbs
daaA of kor kwobsad. to make ter
terns hats with ter daughters, aad
alttettgh bar May is I .aurinburg eras
•boM, 4a bad attracted many sincere
Meads wbe are deeply grieved be
«wsm of ter md and sudden passing.
Mr. R. L. Hammond accompanied
by Mr. W. & Dunbar, left bare by ae
tmmMU Friday afternoon to attawd
f*w days ago.
U is aaid that tte lata Tbm Panes,
of 4a watlowal D—ntsUa
whs died to Waahiagtoa
Ml aw estate of show! »V
ty, ft Is said, w£l ge to W. n'j'm
of tsialgh, aw swale tf Mr. FSwaa.
THIRD RpOZE FACTORY
CAPTURED IN SCOTLAND
S«ltb Br«tei Iter* u* IHaHartlaa af I aiaH»t aad -ipiaila, Oaky U
***** MrtlUariaa la laalM Caaaty—AM S*aJa lap t* tWr Mto
TWO MBUOU SHOT.
TmM* CmmI Ahoot • Dn-Om
Victim la BapM.
“Too Gotta Quit Kinking My Dog
Around” may bo jast • little (trine
of poetry eat to music, bat it sapraw
j aa a whole lot, aad at any rata to flat
Kaaeel, colored, it ia ”
to Me”, far Jim
out Urea jaat baoaoaa of
John Hartrlay aad aaethv n*r>.
whaaa Basse aaa not ha learned, ware
paealac oo the pabHe highway lead
lag out by the Jaasae pimea toward
Wagraa Monday morning. Upon
raacfalsg the bane of Kaaaoil they
•toppod to gat a driak of wator, aad
white ohoat Gw well quenching their
thirat, Rased]* dog can* to tares*
gataL la the scrimmage that follow
ad, eo the reports aay. the aakaawn
otgro kicked aad otherwise abased
Basaail did not approve of aacb ia
koapitellty to kio dog aad raa te hte
house. When ha reappeared, he ear.
Had a bad looking shot gaa and forth
with began U use it with the result
that Hacktey ia in the negro hospital
■offering from palatal wounds ia kio
side and nock. Basaail is under bond,
and the unknown negro, abbot**
wonaded, te sappoaed to b« hitting the
Scot] Mi's ttipnaiamlm Off to
Chapel HUI for Kisal DtkU.
Scotland county yratarday aaot U
Chapel Hill two debating —if which
will enter the Anal contest for the
Ay cock Memorial Cap. ,
Lourinburg’i repmantatirea are
Mm*a JUry John and Myy Fields,
Maaaw^HihHa OQ1 aod MpirW^
Prof. 8. W. Robb and Mr. M. L. Jota
Tha other school aasdi»n its faama
>« the Spring HUI school. The rspr*.
senutivee of this school are Him
Gnioe Monroe, Messrs. Johnson Mat
thews. Clifton Smith and Daniel
Stubbe They were accompanied by
Prof. Erwin Caro then.
The Oibeon school, although cn
Utlad to send iu teams, deckled to
not do so, and Scotland will be up.
raaaated by tha Baoriaberg and
Spring HUI schools
Tha preliminary, or eliminating
contest, will be held tonight and the
Th* series af until Nrvlni spok
** "f *» • «olnnms Ifcgan at tha
First Baptist church Sunday mom
Dr Liard T. VHm, of WUmmL
v*-. who la ■■atattng lUv. Jamas
Long la tha meeting, arrived la the
city Monday night aad bsgaa Ma
work Immediately. Dr. WRaon la a
awa of gnat iWer aad consociation,
la a speaker of mach ability aad a
treat treat is in store for thooe who
hoar this gifted au of God.
ServieM are being held both nam
ing and evening. Ike —Tnliig serr
iee bogine at M o’clock and tha even
in# earriee at » o'clock.
Glbeaa I team.
Miae Mary Ella McCoU was a Gib
soil rUitor )g§t wvoflte
Mlao Fataar, af Wadeebora, is via
itbig her brother, Mr. Toaa Fetaer.
Mr. aad Mr*. Jiao Gtbaon, of Dil
lon, spout the week-end with Mr.
Gibeoa'a parents, Mr. and Mre. Sim
Mr. H. C. Smith bsa psrebaaed n
new Dodge ear.
Mn. HU), ef Camden, io visiting
her sister, Mrs. Anne Osdand.
Mr. end Mrs. J. C. Morgan, of Lns
rinburg, apart Bunder with Mrs.
Morgan's sister, Mrs. Christian Gib
Miss Both Bristow spent tbs week
end la MsCeU wMh her mother.
Mrs. a L. Moody, ef MWksM, Is vtn
ittng her Pereata, Mr. and Mrs. Sfan
lahaat a month- rather
'a>« Mr. J. E. Wright U da>
•tfoyed tha Ito.
day ad this
Oaaitad Creak i _ „
jwOaa wam af Okie tha _
lam, this time with tha
| aaithir brother, Mr. Haary_,
ad Ceagame. 8. C, who ia ham aa a
!«Wt to them, ' too.
toey ed thia kind
land aoiL & «a
iah entfit, bat weald aad had bam
pairing eat the joy jelee.
The hunt r inwnl all of K<ahc
■*d about ft o'clock la the aflemaon
aerag back in tha faatncm of the thick
•waam they found a location tlmt had
bom meently need far a mu, and
after a long aad earnftU aaamk found
tha oatftt hid ia the baahe* nearby.
The opera ton had evidently getftm
wlaa to the bunt aad had attempted
ta gat tha outfit moved away, la
thia they had partially ■»—H aad
had gotten everythhig away examt
tha Mill. Tfcte wma coafiaeated and -
■toaaght hara Monday Bight.
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