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Mm Ftutis Belcher haa ordered a
pair at white stocking*, on account at
tha war ia Europe.
Xas Bartow ia thinking at Joining
Mat away. Ha would make a good
skis •sytffeMo to rt pto^U.
Ih Smith who got mad aad left
home forever a few days ago, bought
a ■iriditng of moat yeetnrdey aad
will start married life all over again.
Tha dark la tho dry goods store
at Ttckville has taken his spring and
rammer stand ia the front door, whoro
ha wfll bo pleased to meet his many
friends aad customers, while ha play*
with tha awning rope and stops tho
girl# Hint pass by there for no other
Sidney Hocks, who swore off from
all hia meanness tha first of tha year,'
haa got so far behind with his *aaok»
lng and cussing that K will take him
several months to catch up.
Our blacksmith, who ia non* other
than Dock Hocks, says it’s easy for a
preacher to keep his religion, having
nothing else to do, but that if be had
to shoo moles in fly time, he would
have to swap places with the congre
gation every week.
Cricket Hicks says it looks tike
everything is arranged about right.
For Instance the on tor-eating season
comas at tha earn* time of year that
tha people begin to raise their win
CUb Hancock, who has bean rais
ing n com crop on Muskrat Ridge
every year, will plant it this n-»a in
tho Gimlet croak bottoms, where he
won’t be bothered with so many sug
gestions from people who have been
reading farm papers.
The Blind Man reports business
improving in his Mne. sad is figuring
ea getting another tune for Ms hmd
organ, and enlarging his tin cup.
Miss Hostetler Hocks, who has
done nearly everythin* else in the
gategoey to attract attention, has now
cot off the bottom of her skirt.
8im Flinders is having his chair
bottomed, as he gets tired sitting on
tha fence all tha time
Allas Addresses School.
Atlas Peek, who ranks next to the
Wild Onion school teacher In tha
way of brains, mads a talk before the
scholars at the Wiki Onioa school
hawse Friday evening, and dwelt at
length on the possibilities of the im
agination, which when analysed,
means that when a person lots Us
imagination run away with him bs
leaves the straight and narrow road
of truth and jumps tha fence into
the field of doubt. During the coarse
* be stated that his great-grandfather
used to tell of a man who was several
hundred times larger than anybody
else, and was just as strong os he
was Urge. There wss no house Mg
enough for him, so he slept in a
large ears—and then kia fast stuck
out and got cold He said this man
had a vary bad temper at times and
whan he ate four or five steers for
supper and they didn't agree with
him during the. night, he would get
up next morning out at aorta, and
wohld go out and pull up several big
trees by the roots, or upset a pond or
two, and grab mulae by tha tail and
alam than against tbs ground. But,
on the other hand, whan be waa feel
ing good be was in fine humor and
aometfmea would laugh so tend ail
tha neighbors thought it waa ap earth
tpmke. Now, according to Atlas, this
man was a great hand to do anything
in his power for his friends, and it so
happened one day that there wse an
c*ea air meeting of the citizens to
take up the project of straightening
* r*r7 crooked creek, and after hear
ing tha discussion of tha difficult
problem, this large man got up and
advised an of them to go home and
go to hod, that when they got up the
next morning the creak would be
straight. And they all did as tha big
man suggested, and tha Mg men went
down to the mouth of tha creek aad
caught hold ef that end of H sad
gave it a Mg pull and the creek
stretched out as straight as a string,
tha talk of Atlas area enjoyed by all
and was not doubted, ae ha is oae of
A CM4T WIT! OOt tfANH.
Port momk. U»n that to fnp
and stagnant paela. A faw awaken
the ugh are ihmnijf in every eeas
■unity to ■sasurs tha rate at pro
free* at which Una man are advanc
Libarality never killed a town. It
«T public antaipciae ought to receive
oubatantial encouragement. Whan
jroa give a dollar towards Inproviag
the town, you do not throw away you
money, bat simply malts a good In
Many people will not drink city
water for fear of disease garaw, but
the same people will clean their teeth
in the water and think nothing of it.
If there are germs in the water it ia
Just as bad to usa It for cleaning your
loath so it is to take It into your
If a promoter tries to sell you
stocks that will double in a year and
promise to pay 10 par cent annual
dividend, be assured that somebody is
trying to make an easy living on your
herd earned cash. Dost he a foot
Lead that stock promoter to the front
door and gently kick him over into
tb# next county.
Render, when you are preparing to
come to town to do sosds trading Just
pick up your horns paper, glance at
the advertising rolamns and see who
wants the trade. We guarantee they
will save you money. The man who
advertises certainly has inducements
to offer you1 or be wouldn't ask you to
call and aaa kirn before buying.
When you went my article of taar.
chendlse, buy it of a reputable home
dealer, that the profit may remain to
enrich the ooauannfty. Send your
money abroad only for what yen can
not purchase at home. Home talent,
homa labor, horns industry, boms cap
ital, and borne pleasure* are thing*
to bo fostasud, encouraged and patron
A neighboring prcecber whose con
gregation ware in the habit of twist
ing round to see the late earner* broke
the bed practice by announcing the
lata arrivals by name: "Here comae
Mr. Smith and daagktar; be 1* wear
ing the eame cent he wore laet win
ter, and the hat on* of those new
•tmuner gauss hate with a flaming
rod rose on top," and then goes on
with his glowing account of heaven.
Work la a great blessing. Yea
can not eee how bat some day you
will toy that you ware fortunate in
yoar boyhood days because you were
compelled to work. Because you can
not get power to do thing* save by
doing them. Look over the successful
mon you know. Get their history.
Nearly everyone was compelled to
work in boyhood. They toughened
their muecles by hard work and
sharpened their brains by looking oat
Talk about the advantages of yoar
town Instead of trying to figure up
the disadvantages Speak of the
bright side of year business in piece
of the Imaginary dull side There U
nothing goes without being propelled.
You Injure yourself, your business
•nd your town by getting into the
damps. Whan your liver is oat of
order go to the woods or seme other
hiding place until you are better. The
world looks blue to a man with a bad
digestion. Oar* yourself first end
then everything else will appear all
The man who can see no good in his
fellow-man ought to fall off this
earth sad go to his place. Thera Is
■o gueea about where he ought to be
and wham ha will 'go whoa ha leaves
here. The milk of human kindness
has soured in him, bis better nature
has become perverted, his syea iavart
ad and his whole moral bsing tuned
awry. He has lest eoef1der.ee in men,
ha* no real respect for women, looks
an Ood as a tyrant and death as an
eeeapa from thraUdom. He Is tee
eowardly to destroy himself, too ab
ject to be honorable, tee small intel
lectually to bother about the weight
ier problems of life, too contemptaMe
to be noticed end too apt to Itvc o*t all
hi* days. Such men may be —I
the "gad flies of life," calculated to
annoy their batten, foment strife, run
discord, and briag misery on
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PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS.
State of North Care lino,
In the Superior Court—Before the
To Buck trey. Vender Ivey, Mae leey,
Lae Outline Armstrong, Hugh Fair
ly] John W. McArthur, Jim MeAr>
ugzr, Frank McArthur, James Fair
end Ales Fairly:
and each ef you will take no
* an action entitled aa above
i commenced in the Superior
Scotland County, North
for the purpose ef selling
kion among the heirs at law
i Fairly a certain tract of
M -acres, mors or lees fully
in deed from Alex McRae
to DJU Fairly, recorded in the offio*
of thlf Register of Deeds of Richmond
County la book Q. Q. at page 4711; and
mid rdefendants win further take no
tice [that they and each of them are
rsgidrsd to appear before the Clerk
ef the Superior Coart of Scotland
, Coahty at Ms office in Laurinburg, N.
C., ftd Saturday. April 29th. 1916, at
10 d’clock a. m., and answer or demur
to the complaint in said action, or the
pUtxtig wtn apply to the Court tor
the relief demanded is the complaint.
This 3rd day ef April, 1916.
C. D. licOORMlCK,
(Seek Superior Court.
Life; Fire. Health. Acci
dent, and in feet any
thing that ineuranoe in
Buna. See ue.
Lurinburf Agency Co.
W. 8. DUNBAR, Sec.-SrcaB.
JAB. U McNair, Anne
T. H. HUNTER, Mtn*(«r.
fell iW beet AomptnU*. Yaav b*4
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MAC CAMEBOM, AmoeUU Editor.
Two Story Dwelling on
Church street $3,750.
One story, 6 Room Dwell*
la* on Middleton Heigh to
Obo Building Lot 100 by
300 on Covington street
The shore property mast
b» sold, and b goto* to bo
If Toners interested see,
lasnrnnee nad Reel Estate
HINTON JAMBS, Pm
W. a DUNBAR, Set. ATme.