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PLANTERS TRADING CO.
AIR LINE RAILWAY
THE PROGRESSIVE RAILWAY OP THE SOUTH
Schedule Effective April 16th.
Trains Leaving Lanrinburg
No.119—8:25 A. M. Local fur Hamlft, Charlotte and all in
termediate points—Through Sleeper Wilmington to
Charlotte. Open for passengers st Wilmington at 10 P. M.
No. 18—7:27 P. M. Local for H mb let, Charlotte, and all in
termediate points,—Connecting st Hamlet for all points
North, South and Sooth Wfst, Pullmpn Parlor Car Wil
tnfngton to Charlotte. , «
No. 20—885 P. U. Local for Wilmington and all intermediate
points,—Through Sleeper Charlotte to Wilmington.
Passengers may remain in Sleeper until 7AM.
No. 14—9:07 A M. Local for Wilmington and all intermediate
points,—Pullman Parlor Car Charlotte to Wilmington.
For additional Information, as to rates, schedules, or re
servations. call on local agent or write the undersigned.
J. Watson, Agent H. E. Pleasants, T. P. A.
Lanrinburg, N. C. Wilmington, N. C.
John T. West, D. P. A.
Raleigh, N. C.
Of a Titan Engine? '
*TpI~ A?i engines run on kerosene.
Average cost of gasoline so far this year,
16.9 per gallon.
Axcost of kerosene 7.7 cents per gallon.
G , .* r4ti over 100 per cent more Huai kero
•cr.t> : •:.>.* is going up steadily. Kerosene is not.
A: iii.1 fuel prices Titan engines, using kero
sene ,'M owners about r.i cents per horse power
A’- * v. if; Milxijt \ wolioe cosine / What horse power is
it ft f y. >•» .1 ba savin# if you had a Titan kerosene
eotcii ■ .iji. *.!.■. rwi'rjftt’t Itf How long would it taka
that a:..rm u> ;»■> tot a titan engine of the ■«— rise f
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JNO. P. HoNAIR. Laarfntatg. N. C.
Z. V. PAT& Laors) Hill. N. C. ar d Gihooo. M. C.
J. T. JOHNS 00.. Jobss, N. (X
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Happenings AD Over the WerM ia
Kanina farmers are driving to town
behind horses one* more, owing to tho .
increase in the price of gaaoliaa. A
deervaa* in motor travel has been no
ticed for several months.
Theodore Rooeevelt has announced
that, la the event of a war involving
the United State., he end his sons,
hi* aoaa-ln-law, the kinsfolk and hi*
sons’ friend, wifi offer their service*
to the government.
Leopold Kitcbnvr, a landttrum in
fantryman, became Insane while in
charge of a police post In Vienna, Aus
tria, and killed nine persona. The
Vienna firemen subdued him with a
stream of prater.
flinre the outbreak of the European
war, 3,117 non-combatant, have lost
their lives la maritime disasters due
to mines and submarine* of hostile
nations, according to an estimate
mad* by Walter Runriman, president
of the British Board of Trad*.
Prank Tippollto, a New York city
traffic policeman, recently a
little girl to safety from the path *f
a lire chief's automobile as the ear
rased through the business diatrlot,
but eoald not save himself. It was
said that ha probably would die af hi*
Mot* than 1,000 soldiers and mem
ber* of the crew of the Chinee* steam
*r Ilafatg-Ya were lost when tbs
went to the bottom after a
collision with the cruiser Hsi-Yung,
south of the Chusan One for
eigner, 20 soldiers and < in amber, of
tha crew wdre rescued
William F. McCombs, for in years
chairmen of the Democratic National
committee, hat tendered his resigna
tion to take effect after the National
Convention in St. Louts. It ia proba
ble that Fred B. Lynch, national com
mittee roan from Minnesota, will be
named as hie successor.
wnat prospects Harry Schafer,
•erring a life sentence in Sing Sing
prison, New York, had of being par
doned on the ground that hi* fractur
ed skull caused hie criminal tendenc
iea, were ended by an X-ray photo
graph which showed tha skull to be
normal. Schafer is earring time for
Mis* Barnette Muyer, 18-year-old
daughter of William Moyer, a farmer
residing near Darby, Pa, risked her
life to release 25 rows while her
father's barn was burning. Tha
Semes were right over bar head but
aha never gave up until the last cow
waa re leaned. Later she ercpS-4nto
the same stable and released a faith
Nerve and pluck exhibited by the
fl'fe-yae^ald eon of Mr. end Mrs. Sid
ney Mitchell, of Lead, 8. D, saved
both himself and the family horns
from destruction by fire. The little
fellow fought Ms way through tha
flames to the telephone and sent an
alarm to tha fire department Be
waa nearly overcome when firemen
Wbila B. Johnson, at Elms, Ore,
was operating a cable at a bright of
185 tmt, the rope slipped, catching
hit band and pinching off tha fingers.
In seder to eave his entire arm fm
being drawn into the Modi he grabbed
the cable with hi* teeth and pulled In
enough alack to release Ms imprisoned
hand. Than be slid to the ground and
walkad to a physician’* office fa bars
his Injury dressed.
Timothy J. Lyons, a San Pranelseo
lawyer, and Mrs. Ada Diamond, a
clairvoyant of Salt Lake City, wot
found dead in a hotel room at San
Francisco, with tha gas Sowing from
an open Jet. The womaa had written
three notes in one at which she eharg
nd that the affections of Lyons for
her had chilled and that ha waa uaiag
bar as a plaything. She <• believed
to have turned on the gas after Lyons
had fallen asleept
Securities aggregating in value
MS* ,000, believed to have bees stolen
tram s United States man wagon on
e ferry-boat in New York rity Pah.
M, were recovered n few days age
when the polices arretted Edward J.
Quigley in that city. The man had
the eternities wrapped tn old news
papers in e satchel. The recovery of
the rolls term! wee aa accident, at
Quigley was actuated merely on sue
pidea of raising money orders In 0L
Mr William D. McLsurin. Scotland
**™*ff*« popular sheriff, and Ida
brother, Murdock MeLnarin, were
here today Bailing eettoe. Mr. Me
Lauda ia rounding oat Ida tixteenth
year aa ahariff. Ha la the ftret and
ooly ahariff that county ha* ever had.
He ia a candidate for ro-elwcUon thia .
year, and haa no eppoaitioa in either
the Democratic primary or the gen
eral election. He is ae pepaler that
ell parti** and faction* have long
aince ceaacd trying to defeat him. He
telU na that hia county I* la ftae
ihape Anancially. Whan the county
wne And aatabllahed, eirtoen year*
age, it leaned bonds to the amount of
$ i8,000. This war for the porpoae of
building a court house and a Jail, and
its proportionate part of Richmond
county** indebtedness Thia lwmd^i
Indebtednei* haa been paid down to
IlSjOOO and the county haa safflclant
money ia its treasury to asset el) cur
rant expenses. He auya that the an
nual running expenses of hia toanty
la only about $8,000. They have but
one inmate in the oomnty heme, and
uo chain gang. They have ftve
Superior court* e y*ar—three crimi
nal and tw# civil terms. This strtkea
"• fa a Am showing for a new coeety.
tt wm a town girl—aad Um earns
■ad story that, alas, has often hssa
told, aad check trad many a young life
which had Ha begiaaiiw hi ——Hrr
nmaadad by luxury aad tha wealth
of the world. Her eyes ware new
wild aad staring, her face waa flushed
and har hands were nervously werh
fag. She waa a deeply troubled and
injarad woman, aad wa hanr har say
ing: “Oh. cruel one, you hare injarad
tha vary foundation of my being) Day
by day yon have tortaed me, and yet
I could not hoar to give yoa up. When
we first met, hew your ease and polish
attracted met When you became my
own. hew my friends envied me. But
your understanding is too small for
my large soul. You are opposed to
my advancing myself. Yen have in
jured my standing in society. If we
bad never mat I might have walked
in peace. So now begone! We part
forever!” There was a moment’s
eoavulehre breathing, a gritting of
teeth and a sharp sigh. It was ail
over. By a supreme effort she had
palled off har new shoe.—Ex.
The Prise Bag.
Tha subject of this is acme hog.
weighs 1476 pounds. Stockyard
f*Wbn«^o Wg-iiks kirn. Ha
arrived tha other day in Cincinnati
from tha farm of ITtoauu Wetancr, at
Si ploy, 0, where ha waa barn and
spent his youth. As soon as be waa
bon ha began to grow aad no one
triad to step him, for every day he
would put ease pound of pork chops,
tha retail price of which waa about
20 Finally ha was ready far
It Is considered that a 1476 pound
Hog wiB produce 976 pounds of food,
Minding two hams, weighing *7
pouads each; MS pounds of bacon, 94
pounds of lard aad 269 pounds «f
A* prevailing retail prices,
the food value of this pig would ha
$i07i>». H ia also estimated that
there are enough brietiea on his Hi
to make 40 flxat-elaes four-inch beach
es that win sell at 90 coots such, and
■ couple dosan smaller brushes at M
^•ul IbiTgeas, thirteen yours of age,
KB of Mr. A. C. Burgess Of Mt Airy,
secidottally shot aad killed Sat
urday aftamooo by Cart Jeaes u
oftof boy «f abort IS yon of age.
CALOMKL DYNAMITES A SLUG.
<Vrtbea Into be Ml*. Making Taa
■* Tea Laea a Day's Week.
Calomel aathratei! It's mercury.
Qalomel acta Ilka dynamite oa a
ftah liter. When calomel
eUtart rtltk eoor MIe it
if, ceasing cramping aad nausea.
If r» feel billons, headachy, consti
pated aad ail knocked oat, Jnst ge to
yoar druggist aad get a BO emit bottle
of Dodson’s Liter Tons, which is a
heimlsss vegetable substitute for
daagsreos calomel. Take a spoonful
•ad if It decant start you liter and
straighten you ap better and quicker
thaa nasty calomel and without —**
big you sick, you Just go back aad get
H you take calomel today yen'll be
sick aad nhuseeted tomorrow; be
rtdaa, it may aalltrto you, while if
yow take Dodson’s I.lvor Tone you will
*«l‘ up feeling great, full of ambi
tion and ready for work or play. It's
harmless, pleasant, aad sals to git#
la children; they like It.- -Adr
TO Drive Out Malaria
Aad Solid Up The System
Take the Old Standard GROVE’S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. Van "
m ere taking, ae the
•a steed Ad,
aad 1mm in a
! • Va
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Y «*j m i»t not inln the Fort ear by Iti f|«it mt
That i« low. because the b«rtt manufacturing
method* and tha rrea* volume ©< nrodoetion reduce
the eoet of making and eel ling. Better material*.
Jwught at lower prime, make the. Ford a better ear
f «r lea* money. Order your* toHay! Runabout
SSBO; Touring Car $440; CoopeUt S590 Town Car
SMO; Sedaa 1740. All priaee f. o. h. Detroit. On
Mercantile A Machine Company
Laura! HtO, N. C. „ ‘
A Bank With The Strength Of
!Tb« soundness of this bank it enhanced by the eon.
served ve policy pursued by its officers in the making
of loans It therefore becomes the safest of ait
places for the care of your savings, upon which it
pays interest at the rata of 4 per cent per annum.
This bank invites yoa to become one of Its rapidly
growing family of patroos. and offers yoa every
facility consistent with safe, sound and conservative
SCOTLAND COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Laurinbnrg, North Carolina
DO YOU PAY
YOUR BILLS BY CHECK?
And that have a record of each and every
amount expended together with a receipt for
the amoont paid ?
If not, you need a cheeking aceoaat with
thit bank. It ia the aafaot way. the moot
convenient and satisfactory method of brant
acting all budncee payments.
Wt will be pleaaed to have you moke this
beak your pltoe of deposit
First National Bank
Laaiiabag*. N. C.
Special Low Round Trip RateB
Seaboard Air Line Railway Co.
“The Proff—Railway of Um Booth.*
Reunion United Confederate
May 16—18th, 1916
Round Trip Ratoa As Follows
- Charlotte $ 8 95 Rockingham $ 9.75 M*xton $20.55
Sanford 11.15 Dorham 11.90 Louinburg 1276
Monro* 8 95 Hamlet 10.06 Laorlnbarg 10 40
Pittaboro 11.66 Oxford 12.55 Noriina 13 16
Wades boro 9.60 Lumberton ,10.95 Aberdeen 10.60
Raleigh 12 00 Henderson 1285 Warren Ptaioa 18 flu
Ticket* on aala May 18th to 17th inclusive and fa.* train* i
scheduled to arrive in Birmingham before noon of May 18. I
Final return limit May 25. Ticket* can be extended until
June 14V payment of 60e additional and depositing Mine
with Special Agent. Joseph Richardson, on or before May 25 I
For Pullman reservation* and farther informal ids as to I
rate* etc., call on your local Agent or address
H E-PL?A8ANra. T. P. A JOHN T. WEST. D. P. A I
Wilmington. N. C. Raleigh, N. d
JAME8 KER, JR., T. P. A, Chariotta, N. ft |