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Km pnpoaittoa to to levy a apodal
tax of SO cent* per hundred on prop
erty and *0 aanta m tha poll
W* an print!** ticket* far the
election.' and they read “For Special
Tax” aad “daaoirt Spacial Tax”, aad
.k to ear hope toad th* TtoV effl
IHrad (hat Hasan** Cross, vrhich to
oaa ad the real Bn ocheata ad the
eeuKty, can edM Into Ha own aad he
peuaitoad te de the addlttoael peed
to* tha Do—immlty that H will he en
abled to do with the extra away,
atlhiat atth It aaaaet hope to do
thi teed that the peoeperwea people
4C to* dae tamaalty deserve.
TO TBB COUNTRY BOY.
_(Q. W. Pwwt la State Jaamal)..
Oreotlng to yoa, country boyl X
know yoa wdL 1 belong to yowr
North Carolina maatry boy ayidf.
earth, for alt year plain clothe*, tough
and warn tones and yon feat without
n bawd. Yea. yea hare peer trstolu
and do not get to go hunting for
££ agalrasle or rnkbita potto u often as
you weald Ha—I knew city bay* who
have sever been in the woods at all.
. Bat yoa an happy as yea. pa whistl
In year pockets Angering yoar knife
py aa 'the sad bird in yonder cherry
teas or rcMa tailing bis Joy from the
top of that persimmon. I have seen a
HtOe af the world and I can tad yaa
I had rattier be a canatry
the king of Spam or the
' af Oetmaay or any af thaaa
Reas. 1 had rather to a
boy srith year sagacity for
Ood*s good earth thaa ana
ah a* gioat, than the Rocha
ad Camegtes with thatr ham
af minima, than ths man who
(h* apaaeh at the breaking up
af year school. Yoa aajoyad year
dhmar of hrp> Jowl and tandp grosaa
bettor teas **- - ^ ' — af
ttote Ana ... iWj
Am saw i ..hid a snakes
«r ten aad am aH the thaa taking
^Yaa wttl sleep toturto
> af Made which wOl to atagtaff
will maud hadt ia amyriao Mw du
mm him, and all the boys of the
nhttiihU will call jw the hoM
whan yoa tall team, hat yea will
prove your point by your f«Wi
Wrad mas. Yea expert him la aayt
“Yes, sir; dat bay fetch home da two
hlggml Ma I ober aaad cotch la
dat creek. Da eat waa fear hdm
between da arm, aad 4a pike Id 1-2
lacbMlong. I amdgarad dem wM tha
•guar." Ea oortalaly will aay it
If ha gate half a chases.
Bata yea are at the creak new, aad
you are a pratty-looking eight, 1 de
clare. I never aaw a muddler hag
In my life. Your clothes and hair,
hand* and fern are covered. Yea, to
ha aura yoa had la cram that little
branch jest before yea gat to the
creak aad the slippery hank* caaeed
your fast to Wig and dawn you cam*
aa yaur back. The only way you
coaid gat out was to dig your heads
aad knaee and toM into tha muddy
hank aad even than it was to easy
task. Wonder what mother wQl
think T Yoa are obiidged to have asms
Ash now, or eiaa you must account far
There, your hook is ia the water
about whore yoa waat K to be. Pur
bapa It aught to ha fear fetches fUr
ter, perhaps you aught to set year
cork turn inches deeper, and if tha
ftsh dent bits ia shout two mtautaa
yoa Wfll make the change. Yaw
would be araoh batter saHaflsd If you
had your gas so that you could sheet
•earn of those saaksa that show
thseaaclves. Bat the ihootiag weald
•care tha ftsh aad you am new oa
still that you can hear year heart
Mt But Om —tw am trodhlo
Oat ahwoet mda yoa jump
off tha bonk by swimming right an
te yoar polo Man yoa m Mm,
hot he went away .sigsagging across
the creak and hid under tha other
bank. You an willing to let him go;
you witt tend to the snake* Inter.
Today you an fishing, not killing
makes. You base already fished aa
interminstil* time—it i* only five
mimstoa ■ and hare not got a nlbhlo.
You expected to here that big one
sad on* or two aura by this time.
Another five minatee pass and you
am becoming desperate and thinking
ad trying another place, whan there!
Another snake, aad sum aa yoa are
bom a fl»K i»,bitiag. Oh, Joy) What
a thrill of pleasure has ton up that
Hae and is tingling in every finger
aad too aad ia the very hairs of yoar
head! How yoa got op yoa know net
but yoa are standing with the pole
tightly deeped ready. Your cork
sinks one half inch, than down it rose
almoot eat of eight and yoa jack.
Over year bead goes thejaight, sO
rary fiah—act tha Mg one, bat still
a mighty user flak. If you catch so
other, little sister shall hare that oaa
far her breakfast. You know mother
will wuat bar to have It.
, It la now realty date to go beam
aad yoa ham dona wall. You ham
efac fish, one apises for sD tha family
axoopt the baby, ami he coat oat fiah.
Neae of them ia largo you will got
tht lini cm next tunc. Yot h
Horn yoa will take oat yoar line.
Just then you get another bit*. It of
tea happsee that way. Yoa waft. Ha
Htas like a little fiah. Toa Jerk.
Year Una sings through the wstor
the heavy poll slide down the bank.
Bat yoa heap a tight Uae aad oat
leemae yoar big fiah, dropptag frees
lha haak before h. reaches the
gmoad, aad wail nigh floppfag back
to the creek before yoa corn get him.
Bat yoa do tarn Mat. Ha la a pika
1# 1-2 inches laog. Ha will grow to
20 inches before the hired man goto
through “madgaeiag* Mat, and that
fc tha way yoa wffl toll H before the
year ia oak
walk on pillows all tha way bam!
How glad toolbar ia to oaa yoa. Yaa,
ah# Is glad to aoo yoar Cah. gbo la
£2Tr» WMldht dSwaadTarblt
by • aaaka or a apad dog or gorad
*• Mb and blaaMs Gad for baa
Yaw go to bad la god that aO tb*
watar aytdaM aad adbw bag* yoa
boo* aaaa daring Iba day arw .till
oaataala* anwad ia yaor haad. Yaa
******* U* tb* ftftiath Him what
r** #B tall tba atbar fallow*. Ia
yaar drwaaa yaw an again taking
r»w- In rate yw attfeTuMaMpTwi!
til yaa wake ay la tanao aad Had
ya**Mf la a gram taagW ad bad
OMar tojhaad Jmy.
Ur. J. L. Paata, ad tb* tuadk
Grtr* aaetian, ha* baaa agyilwtad of.
baa* la Ih* grand Jary ia Caotlaad
Myartao Coon, to aaaaaad lb* late
B. 0. flihooa, who bald Bd* yoatden
for* tb* tka. od the foowatloa of tha
****** uatfl Ma daagb oaaw waah.
Hr, Paata ia a aaa who la aattMly
MMlftol to diaabargi tba datlaa ad
*a *•** aad Mb ayyitofiat wfl
toato with *b ayyiweml ad B to
| ' WCM8 MU TKAL ? |
On Sunday, Um. lMw foot con—
pandas* vm an inrtteJ gusot at a
bbthdsj celebration at tbo boose of
Mr J. R. Hasty, of Hasty. N. C. Tbo
gaoat of hoacr was Mr. Nathaniel L.
McCormick, of Laurinburg, who had
nocked Ms 80th birthday. Ho wan a
veteran of the CM War and though
ha suffered many bardahips, aad on
dared mack exposure during that
parted ef hb life, be is still halo aad
hearty and walks wtth a stop altaoet
aa oiaatte as whan ha woca the gray.
Ha bad tan brothers aad slaters,
nine of whom lived to old ago. Hie
brother, Denial McCormick, tbs oldest
of the family, who died aearn months
ago, lived to tbs rip# old ago of 99
Tbs 'average ago of tbo nine who
Uvod to old ago was 82 years and 9
months. How Is this for Toagovtty T
Mr. McCormick's family rtmrtsto of
ftve sons and flva daughters aad all
scars present at this calsbteMea ex
cept Mr A. & McCormick, of Park
tsa. aad Mrs. A. P. MeKkmoo, of
Qarktoa, who woes prevented provi
Seam Interesting facts In connection
with Ms life history is that be isrrcf
fear years in the war, was not eap;
toted or taken prlsaosT, never was
punished by hla owe aomasaad for dk
ebedloece or misconduct as a soldier
aad aaver received asaa a slight
wound. When the war dcaad ha was
honorably discharged in Virginia and
ha walked all the way home (these
being hat few railroads In thee* ddyi)
reaching heme on bis 39th Mrthday,
which occurred on the 3rd Sunday in
Aped that year also. This has hoax
91 years ago.
When the dinner hoar arrived Mrs.
Hasty found that the patriarch's sons
and daughters, eons-in-law and
daughters-in-law wore too samwi
for the dining roam, eo oho spread
dinner in the grove la the hack yard
and the repast was much enjoyed by
After a aortal chat aad some good
manic by Misses Kapha Hasty, Lacy
McCormick. Ruth Joans and otbars,
w® all departed, wishing the "grand
old man” many mom returns of hla
BnJojr. Trip Her*.
Hearing Dr. Bidlay express a do.
•ire to (war lua friend Dr. Wilson ef
Btehmood, Vo., who attended two ef
hi* afternoon aerrieea at the Baptist
church, aad who waa condacting %
aorioo of wootitgvi* thr JP5ra^43-|j
Hot church of Laarinbnrg for Bor.
Mr. Long, it waa determined ho ohoald
have his desire. Hr. B. E. Hinson
consented to .take his ear aad roa
down Friday morning. la oedar to
roach Lawiabug at 10 o'clock so os
to bo on hand at the morning m riaa,
Mr. Hineon was at tho Sooboard Ho
tel, where Dr. Bidlay waa stopping,
witt hio ear at •:». In almost no
time tho party, which ceasteted of Dr.
Bidlay. Mr.B. B. Hinson. Mr. W. H.
I indeoy end daughter, Mias Aha*,
wore whirling along tho Ohio rood at
■ Hroly dip. Tho wiad was pp and
hi It a Httls dost at thaoo ohd a Mt
d*««p aad coot. Dr. Bidlay kept ttlags
cheerful and lively by fieqaonl —*”t
of wit end homor, molriag tto tims
•hotter than it molly was, tha^(h
Mr. Hlaaoa ran the distaaco fat an
hoar. On ranching Laartabuogl ui
before wo had gone far down tto main
street. Dr. Bidley espied Dr. WBaoa
aad Attoraoy Wllhanpooa Jast ahead.
Aa Dr. Bidlay wiobod to son auto of
tto town, tho street was followsd be
yond the fi. A. L. depot near the town
limit bofore we turned to go hack to
tto hotel to where Dr. WOooa was
A few rainotoe’ root aad
church time otrtvod. Soda wo hoard
Ot. Wilson to hi* rlgornn ttyU
m*(h aa oxreBont atramu. after
wMeh Dr. RkBay 1*4 la pray*. Ear;.
Mr. Long, who U pastor of tbs ilaib,
car# the doctor and tbo root a moot
cordial recaption, fa trade* jag aa te
Ida wife aad daughter and a oamber
of other iwabwa. Chare* area. It
w«o aat loaf baforo wa won aa the
nad tar Hiabt. Tho wiad wea blew
1** afaaaat a gala from the wool, with
doat a-ptentp, at ttaeea, aad want
who*! tbo san earn# oat. Par wail
nOo* Ana fame aproad cot with got
ten aad aapn ap ban aad than. It
waa tbo Indian’* tbn to plant corn,
for a aaartwr #f dogwood toon wore
white with Aowon. Wo am faaad
omaalm beak in Hwflt
OCR SCRAP BOOK.
This Weak as U Is Nat hi Hhrtery.
Monday. May L—Elgar Allen Pea
glvae to tha world a euro far Jim
Tuesday, May A—Andrew Jackson
Hdee in tha first Kentucky Darby,
Wednesday, May A—Belay Rosa de
signs the first Tango dress, 1705.
Thursday, May 4—Ur. Daoty sings
in Grand Opera, 1990.
Friday, May A—'Thomas Edison in
mate hag Jowl and greens. 1S6A
Saturday, May •—Pilgrims land on
tha Mississippi delta, 191A
Sunday, Maiy 7.—De Soto buys an
ante and rides to the banka of tha
Crip pled Mather Geoae Rhymes.
“Pussy eat, Pussy cat, where hare you
■Tys bean to coagTtei, and oh, what
“Pussy cat. Pussy cat, what saw you
“Well, to toil the truth, it was tha
greatest collection at whiskers
and war arguments *I»U eoast
Tt erer saw gathered together
. in one shawl”
Wins assy net make a Mack-eyed—
but It will nudes a noaa gay.
B "ten may be religious and yet
nrrsr think at bis shoe's soul.
If you wars stealing something to
as* in a hurry, aad there was nothing
•iso in eight, would you bait a door?
If a hois in a coat dares to gap, who
*•» blame bays’ trousers for coming
In short pants?
If you heard sweat music in a dirty
total, would you necessarily think It a
Huy Cue* of Mafam ■'-,,,rj
la tbs days of oar Lord. blindness
wu so appallingly frequent that u
mormon* percentage of man and w»
mu wore eighties befom they roach
ad middle ago, and blindness wu even
to* frequent among children and
jroong parson* as well. Glasses are
g modern Institution, and little could
b* done to an eye once effected, al
though today the treatment might be
a very simple matter.
Knowing all this, it is still some
what startling to hear that there are
today/ at a rough estimate, about *,
3M.M0 blind people in the world, of
wheat 67,000 reside ia the Uahed
which ia yet a smaller per
centage of blind people to oar pepala
tfea than ia found in moat countries,
gf *!"**•■• *•* Acre la indeed
temMrGmon to hare the children's
ayes carefully watched those at school
and at home, in order to prevent in
childhood at least, the beginning off
what might in later life put the aaf
I*w at tha worst off aO disadvantages
la tha world.
Money ia "tin" to the roofer.
Th fta butcher It is “bans*."
Tha drown man speaks of the “rhino,"
“Qtdda" the tobacconist owns.
“Chink" does.the laundryman term it,
TarhUrmiata. the stuff."
Itfe "dough," of coursa. to the bnknr,
And “books" to the hunter rough.
The cobbler refer* to his “booty,"
Of Me "wad" the gen man talks,
It la "plunks" to the banjo teacher.
And the quairyman cells It “rocks."
Extract the Juke of tkron limine
and mix with see sad one-half capo
“ ■■•nr; then add slowly four cups
• “Ok. stirring constantly. This 1J
«m noernt off preventing the andghtly
•nnlM appnssannn which, while net
off noting the quality ef the sherbet, is
Ur Um nppetlslng than tha mnooth
P*oporty made variety, fnsu and
Urn • littla Every Day.
OoveruMot mat inepecttea eaata
aaeh raatdawt of tha country four
Mariana ia one of tha poeroet aoa»
daetan of heat, haaea lt*» uaa aa a
A Oarataa eobeUtate for oato teeth
m withstood ate weak# teat af the
A daBy payer waa recently leeaail
oc a^train between Mlaneapotia aad
The wanker of evUtore ia' tha
"Hi la new eetbeated at MAOA
Tubiiialuele b tha oklaf aaaaa ad
MtaTiae—rtarT ** **** ** twtai
• Tha fed aw who hee bean divaraad
■ay— £ thoehaaaay leoUay efcarch
heeawaa to yaw UMfefUteT I*aagr!
**Oat eat, yea bbatarf* , _ -7
L. H. BLUE FOB 8BNATE.
Th« undersigned dtlssns of the
Ccwtjr «»f Scotiaad wOI present the
name of Honorable L. M. Bine to rep
meent this Senatorial District tn tbs
Satiate. Re has aerred
with vatlsfaetkm and diattnetkm In
the Home of RoyreeenUUvea, ia fa
miliar with legislative proceeding.,
aad we think qwt he will make us a
useful and 'eluahle Senator.
March 17th. 1»1«.
Harr In C.lbnon,
A. P. Glbaon,
D. O. Wright,
W. N. Nctoaste,
W. F. Parker,
Henry F. Glbaon,
L. M. Peelc,
R. D. Gibson,
It. H. McPherson,
J. A. McNeill,
J. B. Mason, v
_D. A. Pate/ -
FOR HOUSE Of REPRESENTA
I herabv announce myself a candi
date for the House of Representatives
front Scotland County, subject to tho
action of the Demecratic Primary.
T. a EVERETT.
FOR HOU8E OP REPRESENTA
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for tha Hoaaa of Representatives
from Scotland Oonaty. subject to the
action of tho Democratic Primary.
I believe In a Just Taxation. Taxes
is Its last analysis ia Jwt what tha
law confiscates of your peoperty aad
mine and should bo Just. We mast
stay the withering hand to a Judicious
_ A. D. CURRIE.
FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN CON
I hereby anno oner to the Demo
cratic voters of Scotland County that
I am a candidate for the Democratic
nomination for the Hoax of Rcpre
sentitives in Congress from this, the
Save nth Congressional District, sub
ject to tha action of the Democratic
Primary to be held on the Srd day of
LEE D. ROBINSON.
FOR HOUSE OF REPRESENTA
I hereby announce to the Demo
cratic voters of tha 8ercnth Congres
sional Diatriet that 1 arill be a candi
date in the Democratic primary for
member of the Honac of Represents
tivx in Congress from this district.
If nomine tad and elected, I will use
every endeavor to discharge the dut
ies of the office with fidelity to the
U. L. SPENCE.
FOR HOU8B OF REPRESENTA
1 We. the undersigned dtiaens of
Scotland County and friend* and
neighbor* of A E Shaw, present his
saiga to the voters of Scotland County
as a candidate to fepreaent t^e county
in the Lower House of the text Gen
eral Assembly of North Carolina, sub
ject to the action of the DamocretWi
Be is well equipped for the posi
tion. He hats mid the office of Ju»
ttoe of the Pence continuously for
twenty-eight years, and is, therefore,
acquainted with the need of all t latex
of out people.
He believes in just end fair taxa
tion and la utterly opposed to any lew
dolegating powers to three men in
Raleigh to any what our tax assess
ment ahall be.
He stands squarely upon tha time
honored Democratic doctrine of
“Equal Rights to all and Special Priv
ileges to None.**
fVe «th dy^of Agril^lBie.
W. G. Buie*, ’
CL CL Birmingham,
J. R. Bcmdy,
R. i. Junes,
W. T. Cramp,
E. C. Smith,
& J. Wotnble,
8. T. Throwsr,
R- E. Cooley,
D. S. Alderman,
K. L. McNair,
i. W. McIntosh.
FOR PROSECUTING .ATTORNEY.
1 hereby announce my lelf a candi
date for the office of Proeecutiitff At
torney in the Trial Justice1! Court of
Scotland County, subject to the action
°* ^ DeGBOROErT£3oDWYN.
FOB CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT
Superior Court of Scotland County,
uftrt to tha action of tee Doao
Coha D. McCormick.
• ■ - - j —mm
, v „ tor coroner.
»J*,Fr,b5r •ao<*S?e* »r friMKto
1 *2 * c*e£M»*« for re-election
Jf “J «<®ot of Coroner for Scotland
“““ 41 *• ’
__^ H- JORDAN.
„.LJtrrrfc/ •rnoonce rayralf u a
^r c J’J P*1 !?V? ,h* «-H«e »f
»enff of Scotland County, aubiect
to ti»e action of the Democratic J?j.
J. W. ODOM.
, , .TOR CONGTJRgg.
I hereby announce myelf a eandi
_ t. a FiVLsy.
COMMISSIONER'S SALK OP REAL
sstatk. VALUABLE WATER
POWER ROLLER MILLS.
KVo*8. ft.™ Superior Court of
8coOand County under a decree made
“•in Lrtck and other* are plaintiff*
Lytch ia defend out, by
rirtea of said decree and under the
PJ»W» weeted in him thereby, will ten
et public auction .to thehifkaot btd
der. for CMh, «m Monday/the S9th
•* May. tfelB. at!IS otkek, Noon,
2* x^ST'i&T' “ ““ Danlsf
d*nl£od PTOP<>rt7. to-witT™*
B*k>ff that tract of land and iai
d**?R>*d ta ths
PjMUonttad by Urn pUIntiff. iu the
a#%,mj5* '* *in the'mntar
of the old run of Gum SwamnS
chain* and U link* below th/rwlttJl
ofthcPnblic Road where the said
road ranaeae laid run at the old law
♦Od^ri^wtitS^iT' thonc* N"«b
~ chain* and 60 links
U*«~ S&5T 40
eh»lnc to a stake at the edrr^f a
£g_°: ^id nwnop; thence South S2
unfftee* West 0 chain* and 26 link*
Wa!t**“rf/ th*1“ 45 decree*
3WL | j**1** to a stump; theae*
linker!! T,"1 9 chain* and 10
VL* thence North >9 do
Kjee* Want 4 chain* and 60 link* to a
W&*! ,P°?0- North 8 * *
N«^?h M tC^L* *° • etohe; thone*
North 88 1-2 depree* We.t to a *Uke
m Gia old line of the original tract
to Daniel C. Lytch by the last
A. J-ytch, deceased; thence
South 2 chains and 60 Units to a
Cfr®*r of said lino; Umqco Wot 2
l* ,nfl Unks with another line
to tho corner. Ulus’* Jh>c; thence
g?«r> tb*-™ of Gum Swamp;
**•?*• Booth 46 decrees West 7 chain*
«^soutteast« dirieS^to s “USSr
!Uh?JZ?tV' ‘*.ti** R*blic lmd
eootalnln* about SO sere* and indud
gfoiSr PlZs? miU *"* °< tb«ute
“ mm4# *Z ***** of court
lor partition imon* me owners, ten
ant* in common, and ia mads sob I art
Thlo »th day of April. 1910.
COMMISSIONER'S SALE OF LAND
appointed Commissioner* for tbs' pur
poaa of making ante. for partmeaVof
tha lauds hereinafter daaeribad, tea
will axpoaa far aala at public auction
£ «a«m bcmae doer fa tha town
’-‘ntiffa rs. John RsaaaU
; tawa, an ihwm
. M. Forman, Jr.,
“*« _ in Scotland Regiat
%d lo***** m*4t&rn£$i
1” long and tha aaat Una Is ITS
TWa Ja to notify the paklle that I
hava bnoght the aaaat market con
dnatod by Baity A Smith on Main
Aaat 1 will continue to npirata tha
Imateem bat apan a eash basis. Any
paraaaa indabted to tha firm will
plaaaa maka inuoadlata payment to '
R- B MeLBAN.
Laurinbarg, N. C.