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WHEN YOU COME To US TOR YoUR GROCERIES
FOR ONE WHOLE MONTH WE WILL HOLD YOUR
GROCERY TRADE FOR LIFE.
ALL GROCERIES ARE NOT THE SAME QUALITY,
NOT BY A JUG TULL. WE DO NoT BUY A "SEC
OND" QUALITY, OUR FOODS ARE "FIRST"
BUT WE WILL SELL YOU OUR FIRST GRADE
GOODS TOR A LOW PRICE, BECAUSE WE BUY IN
BIG QUANTITIES AND CAN AFFORDJTO GIVE THE
LITTLE PRICE. f
PLANTERS TRADING CO.
AIR LINE RAILWAY
THE PROGRESSIVE RAIL WAT OP THE SOUTH
Schedule Effective April 16th.
Train* Leaving Laturinbnrg
Na.;i9—8:28 A. M. Local for Hamlet. Charlotte and ail in
termediate points—Through Sleeper Wilmington to
Charlotte. Open for paeoeagen at Wilmington at 10 P. M.
No. 13—7:27 P. It. Local for Hamlet, Charlotte, and all in
termediate points,—Connecting at Hamlet for nil points
North, South and South West. Pullman Parlor Car Wil
mington to Charlotte. v
No. 20—8:86 P. M. Local for Wilmington and all intermediate
points,—Through Sleeper Charlotte to Wilmington.
PneoMgnrs may remain In Sleeper until 7 A. M.
No. 14—9:07 A. M Local for Wilmington and all intermediate
point*— Pullman Parlor Car Charlotte to Wilmington.
For additional information, as to rates, schedules, or ro
eerrationi, call on local agant or writs the undersigned.
J. Watson, Agent H. E. Pleasants, T. P. A.
Laurinburg, N. C. Wilmington, N. C.
John T. Went, D. P. A.
Rnldgh, N. C.
Mogul 8-16 Price Announcement
The Real Kerosene Tractor
(Y* April lag tin price of the Mogul 8-16
, VP vrUi bo $725 cash f. o. b. Chicago. AH sales
made mid bona fide orders taken opl to April rat wiU
J* ft!' 1 at the priest price o( $675 cash Ub. Chicago.
w«rs‘v.-:t you ahead of time on the coming change.
««* *■» »•**>. «* you know, i« the famous tractor that has
y •*** -i'Wj'i ‘ ^'leraljr in half—operates on cheap, common
kfc'oi n or 1 i' ll oil —doesn't have to be the highest grade
••the*. It pnyz fir itself in the saving over gasoline. That
• ’ b w!\; t!-« H.e* in twice — oecemrV because cost of raw
< row v ■ * iy;n so high —it of minor importance.
. **e ~ • v- w.v«ng and making profit 00 thousands of
fare- * : i i... ••.. < 1 - will do much more for you than your
horn -» . ivt <irrfer new—be ready for spriag
- .0 •Uit u-.i..jg who sells the Mogul $16.
L&xx-x ysrttr CoMpfiay of A—rich
r *T Tr 1 Hu tnSe li ulllj
JNO. P, McNAItt, I^miniM rg, M, I!.
2. V. PATE. LsutvH H.tl. N. C. ard CIVson, N. C.
J. T. JOH^ijCO , Juhfia, N.
TAB BBBL TOPICS.
Happenings Throe* host North Caro
Hu Teld la Brief.
At the Btstiun Christian Conven
tion at Burlington Thursday night
Rev. C. B. Riddle waa elected editor at
the Christian San to secceed Rev. J.
0. Atkinson, resigned. Dr. Atkinson
■erred IS years as editor.
A broken brako beam caused a
freight wreck on the Atlantic Coaat
line near Wilson Friday with live
smashed cars. The tracks were clear
ed in e fow hoars. No member of the
crew was injurod.
Richmond county la one of ths
counties in the stole that is co-operat
ing wilh the state board of keslth in
on anti-typhoid campaign. Already
more than SjJOO have been given the
anti-typhoid toxin, and the campaign
is yet young.
Durham and Patterson townships
Durham county, turned down by a big
majority a proposition to issue »!«,
000 of bonds to build an iaterurbaa
railroad Una to connect Burlington
and other towns in that section with
Desiring to ascertain, if possible,
Juet what variety of cotton will pro
dueo the hart results fat that section,
the North Caroline department of
•gricultnre, assisted by local agrlenl
tural experts, are planning to make a
••rtes of experiments in Craven coun
ty with this end in view.
Mr*.' Jesse Green, aged 76, waa cre
■atod In a Are which destroyed her
borne at Crifton near Kinston Satur
day- The blase started from an ex
plosion of a gasoline stove. Persona
who were unable to aaist Mrs. Green
saw bar wrapped in flames through a
window in the residence.
A heavy charge of dynamite, placed
under the house of Clarence Murphy,
colored, at Old Port, partially de
stroyed tho dwelling without injuring
seriously any oat of the 1* occupants.
Believed to have been an attempt to
commit wholesale murder.
soroc young men ol Xorgaatoa,
John Williams, Charles Grady
Raymond Cuthbertaon, were killed
Saturday morning In a freight wreck
•t the junction tmr that town. They
bad been working at BusbneU. and, H
ii said, were beating their way home
on the freight.
Tha Seaboard Ah* Lina baa juat ap
pointed T. 8. Evans sgri cultural
agent with head quartern at Hamlet.
Mr. Evans succeed. H. T. Proasar,
wbo has recently been promoted to
Assistant Industrial Agent of the 8ea
boerd with hoadquarters alto at Ham
The Methodist Protestant congra
gmtihn of Mcbane la having foer class
rooms added to the church to aceoen
■rodata ita growing Sabbath school.
The superintendent, Mr. C. C. Smith,
snya $4M> of that necessary $500 was
aubaeribod in 20 minutes at the ilrsC
publk mention of \he proposed buOd
The program for the 71th com
mencement of Trinity college, ia an
nounced. The exercises this yaar wfil
tako place on 8unday, June 4, and will
ond Wednesday. June 7. Tha callage
will hear addresses from Bishop JCU
go, Rev. James Herman Rand.ij of
New York: Prod Harper, of Lynch
bnr*, Va., and Joseph W. Polk, ef
Judge Cline, in Guilford Superior
Court Saturday afternoon suspended
Judgment in the ease oil. t Rab
bins, ministerial student of Trinity
college, for giving c worthless check.
He had appeal od from a sentence to
the roads Imposed by tha city court.
Bobbins was married a few weeks
ago and b now selling insurance la
imcar J. ucao. until rmoUj glut*
news editor and conductor at tha
“Grave Yard" column of tha Char
lotte Obeorwr, Saturday became news
editor at the Raleigh Evening Tima*.
Mr. CoSn la w*n known to Gw news
paper radon of North Carolina.
The new Onslow county jail la one
nf the moat unitary In Eastern Caro
lina- Bbowar baths am sates* tha
“convanicne**'’ far the i~»«i
prisoner expected U flud his way iato
Uia modal prison Rreqaently there
is no inmate of the local bastOe. The
oounty enismliskmara do not Intoad to
lay off golf links or tantaJI pool tables,
aceordiag to tha jokers In oflbd*] rln.
el as there.
Sheriff R. R. Lmfs and Deputy
Sheriff Prevatt of Lmabcrton warn
called to Fairmont at 12 o’clock Sat-1
untay night wh«rt> they errootod i
Amh Gardner and James Good roan,
charged with shooting John McNeill
and Waal«y Per*all, tha latter 10 ytars!
uld. McNeill's wounds am considered
fatal The hoy was mippesail to have
baen shot aceidrmally. Canine*, and
Goodman am in jail. Tho shooting
waa part of a general affair la* which
it la said card* and women figured.
The jury In the rant of Monroe
Johnson, charger! with tha murder of
Cart Pmddy at White Oak Milk
Greensboro two moo Ike ago, Ratm ]
day afurrooou at » o'clock relumed a
mtdkt of m ardor km th* first dogma
and Judge CHna thamepon sautanead
Prince Albert gives
— it. flavor la ao different and ao
— it can't bite your tongue;
—it can't parch your throat;
—you can amoke it aa lung and
ae hard ae you like without any
comeback but roal tobacco bap*
ft* the rovaraa aide at ovary Prince
)Albart package you will read:
■* PROCESS RSTCMTCe
JULY Win. 1.0
That insane to you a lot of tobacco an.
joymant. Princa Albert haa always barn
witbont couponaor prankum Wa
prefar to give quality I
• In goodness and
in pipe satisfaction
is all we or its enthusi
astic friends ever claimed
It answers every smoke desire you
or any other man ever had! It is so
cool and fragrant and appealing to your
smokeappetite that you will get chummy with
it in a mighty short time!
Will you invest 5c or 10c to prove out our say
eo on the national joy smoke?
R-i. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO, Whxtoo-S^m. N. C
him to be electrocuted. An appeal
takas by counsel for defendant wtiich
will at least postpone execution uadi
altar November. Johnson who hue
been indifferent during trial of the
case, was not visibly affected at the
verdict and sentence.
At 11 o’clock Friday Mr. Plato
Claim slipped and fell into a vat of
bailing water at the veneer plant nt
Marion and his'endra body waa scald
dA : Ha died at Ratharfordten that
■i^bt nt * o’clock where he had bora
to a hospital.
placing railroad a pikas along the
riffle of the Durham Traction cont
pfcny’e line in Seat Durham, Jamas
fyung and Herman Crawford, young
•bora, succeeded in wrecking a street
cur lata Friday night. The ear waa
buried frees the track into a nearby
tree. Motenaan R. A. King, was
slightly injured, and would probably
bare bora seriously hart, had ha aet
Jumped away from the front of Urn
tar. Passengers on th# ear wars
badly jarred. The boys ware released
la court on payment of the court and
BUly, the three year-old-son of Mr.
Mid Mr. W. H. Tomlin, Of Statesville,
waa painfully hart Friday whan an
automobile ran over bis lower limbs
bruising them terribly. The little boy
fall from the car, and his mother who i
waa running the automobile, was ra
tion ah owed that no bourn ware brok
en, Urn Injuries consisting of pdtafal
bruises. The mother is almost pros
trated with grW aver the accident.
Governor Craig and military staff
MO ba in Ked Springs May 8Srd for
tha annual mooting of tho Scottish So
ciety of America, at which Governor
Craig has the honor of being tho
president Governor Craig la to do
Mver an address in connection with tho
meeting, which will be in connection
with caonmenocmeat week ceremonies
«f Flora Macdonald College, la the
atopic endowment at which tha sn
ooty is especially interested.
■ Giving way before the profcTtir. of
the times, tho lit Us house formerly
aa a law office by Oov. Xetmlon
8. Vance, baa boon removed from ita
location on Sprues a tree L. Asheville,
to another location, and will probably
be pi scad eventually on the court
house lawn, Ihrra to icmv n aa a
monument to the famous man whom
many cases war* prepared within ita
wall*. Tha little <itd house is dingy,
now. Tho board* of the floor arc rot
ten and bleating, sagging down to
ward tho mlddlo, and the ceiling
•hews the «ffocfa at tho yaun that It
baa withstood. Redolent with mem
eruM of tha past, the tiUlo bourn km
alaod at one loos Hon on Sprats Ui-cet
«fnr since the death at tho femeus war
Corn nor—unused by ary 1 Train
■inui the Governor left H. It has al
araya been an object of surleeity a-id
a' show place ’far (Ita vhounands *
tourists who visit that section sum a)
Special Low Round Trip Rates
Seaboard Air Line Railway Co.
‘The Progressive Railway of the South.”
To Birmingham, Ala.
Reunion United Confederate
May 16—18th, 1916
RMnd Trip Rates As Hollows
Charlotte $ 8 96 Rockingham f 9.75 M.xton $10.58
Ssaford 1115 Durham 1L90 Louiabarg 12 75
Monroe 8 96 Hamlet 10.06 Laurinburz 10 40
Pittaboro 11.66 Oxford 1256 Norllna £5
Wader boro 9.60 L&uberton 10.96 Aberdeen 10.60
Raleigh 1200 Henderson 1285 WarmPW&a 18 20
« eaU May 18th to 17th inclusive and for train.
Rnningham before noon of May 18.
Final return limit May 20 Tickets can be extended onti
June 14 by payment of 50c additional and depoaftinz asm.
Agant. Joseph Richardson, on or before May 26
For Poll man reservations and farther information ae to
rates etc., call oo your local Agent or address,
H. X. PLJf ASANre. T. P. A. JOHN T. WEST, D. P. A,
Wilmington. N. C. Raleigh. N. C.
JAMES KBR, JR.. T. P. A.. Charlotte, N. a
tME UNIVERSAL CAR 1
With teveral hundred maker* of aatoraoblkt la
America, the Ford factory tarn* oat mare than
oiM-half of the entire flobbed product. Baeaaae
the worth of Ford ear* a* dopsndabU. mone?-«av
In* atilitl** ha* been d*moi*tr*tei beyond all
q oration. the demand la eonttanttr ldcr«a*i«a.
Ord»r your* NOW. Runabout |801; Turin* tj*r
•440; Cuupclet 1690; Town C»r 1940; 3M*n 9740
AH price* f. o. b. Detroit ' On sal* at
Mercantile ft Maehlae Company I
Laurel Bill, N. C, |