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AIR LINE RAILWAY
THE PROGRESSIVE RAILWAY OF THE 80UTH
Schedule Effective April 16th.
Train* Leaving Laurinburg
No. .19—8:28 A. M. Local for Hamlet. Charlotte and ail in
termediate points—Through Sleeper Wilmington to
Charlotte. Open for passengers at Wilmington at 1(1 P. M.
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termediate points,—Connecting at Hamlet for all points
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mington to Charlotte.
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points,—Pullman Parlor Car Charlotte to Wilmington.
For additional information, aa to rates, schedules, or re
servations, call on local agent or write the undersigned.
J. Wataoa, Agent H. E. Pleasants, T. P. A.
Laurinburg, N. C. Wilmington, N. C.
John T. West, D. P. A.
Raleigh, N. C. |
Are You Wasting The Price
Of a Titan Engine?
'"I'ITAN engines run on kerosene.
x Average cost of gasoline so far this year,
16.9 cents per gallon.
Average cost of kerosene' 7.7 cents per gallon.'
Gasoline costs over 100 par cent more than kero*
i m>*> Gasoline is going np steadily. Kerosene is not.
At present fuel prices Titan engines, using kero
sene, save their owners about 1.1 cents per horse power
Jr Are you running a gasoline engine ? What hone power Is
it i Figure what you’d be saving »f you had a Titaa kerosene
segine. Rather surprising, isn’t it? How long would it *^ke
that saving to pay for a Titan engine of tbs sum sum?
Iatsmtioaal Harvester Coapiay of Africa
TasuWs.se, ss^as. — sUfcr
JMO. 7. McNAIR, Laurinburg. N. C.
Z. V. PATE. Lvurvl Hill, N. C. aad Gibson, N. C.
J. T. J09M3 CO., J >hr,s,;N. CJ .
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TUX WIDE WOULD.
Happenings Throughout the World
Told la Brief.
Mra. John Whiteman, ad Bedford,
Ind., ha* discovered her daughter
after • March of over 24 year*. The
daughter 1* now Mr*. Laura Brook*,
[ uf Hannibal, Ms
I While digging stumps on the farm
of Cm A. R. Benson aear Dover,
Del., negroes uncovered a great quan
tity of gold, jewelry and other val
uables It la believed U>* articles
comprise the loot of a robbory cotn
; mitted ten year* ago.
The Novy lmgnr, arith headquarter*
in Washington, ha* instituted pro
ceedings aguinmt llenry Ford, the De
troit manufacturer, asking $100,000
for libel. The complaint allocea li
bel in some of Ford’* published shite
menu oppc*ing military prepared
The London foreign office ennounc
«• that it bai earned from Walter
Hi nee Page, the American ambassa
dor, that Germany has accepted Brlt
i*h proposals for transfer to Switzer
land of British and German wounded
or invalid prisoners of war for ex
• Prank H. Canning, hair to *300,000
bequaathad in the will of Mrs. I. T.
Bkhu, of Detroit, has boon located
in CUrhsbors, N. J. Several yaars
ago, while employed oa a street oar
near Waet Chester, Pa, he protected
Mr*. Elkins from a group of intoxi
Albert Goodwin, a private in the
Twenty-fourth infantry, recently was
•hot and killed by a sergeant “sone
wber# in Mexico," because he refused
to obey orders and drew a revolver
on his superior. Goodwin had been
•rmtal previously and held for
The post office department has Is
sued a new regulation requiring that
all shoo boxes, cans, hollow trees awd
various other home-made mail boxes
must be discarded. Standard boxes
built according to specification* furn
ished by the department must be
erected by farmers oa runs! routes.
Paul Haffer, of Tacoma, Wash., was
couvictod by a Jury of “libeling the
memory of George Washington."
IlalTer’a conviction followed a letter
written by him and published hi a
newspaper, in which be referred to
Washington as a “slave Holder" ard
“inveterate drinker.” Ha ie liable to
a fin* and imprisonment. *
in* smiting of an Allied transport
in the Mediterranean, with the lose of
nearly 600 Rnsnisn troop*, is reposted,
in advices from Corfu. Tbe transport
»u sunk by striking a mine about!
the tame time the British battleship
Bussell met a similar fate. The bod
ies cf the Russians recovered were1
buried by the British at Malta.
Abraham Gideon, representative of
the Simplified Spelling hoard, recent
ly spoke before tbe Kansas Praas as
sociation in session at Colombia, Mo.,
and urgud that 12 words be adopted as
die beginning of a national campaign.
The 12 words, as ha spells them, axa
tho, allho, thru, thruout, thoro, thorn
ly, tborofare, program, Prolog, cata
log, pedagog and decalog.
While 8,000 spectator* were watch
ing demonstration of police methods
in connection with the annual police
panda in New York city, Lieut. Chris
topher Reilly snatched a handbag
from a police matron and started to
run. While other officer* wen pre
tending to overpower him, a detective,
who thought the affair was real, mail
ed in and shot Evilly through his chin
The Canadian parliament buildings
at Ottawa, which ware burned last
winter, are to be roe to red aa speedily
aa passible. For this purpose the
government baa decided to ask par
liament for an appropriation of fly.
BOOfiOO to meet the coat of restoration
and reconstruction daring the current
TW- Plans for the structure era be
ing completed by architects working
with a committee of mmnlisse and
Miss Jsonic Whyte, a school teacher
ef Duryaa, Pa., showed bar pluek
when she restated and rented a berg
tor. with bar teeth aa her sely weapon
Awakened lata at night, she screened
•Ud the burgisr leaped at her throat
aa she jumped out of bed. Mine
Whyte fastened her teeth on one of
hie fingers and almost Mt H off. She
then jumped from a second-story win
dow and landed eninjured. In the
meantime the burglar fled.
Mrs. Harriot M. Martin, of New
Csatie, N. II., enjoy* the unique dis
tinction of being thr oldest oflee girl
in the United Staten. She will cele
brate her ninety-ninth birthday an
niversary hi September. During the
past 39 years sho ha* atteadad office
for Dr. Fred 8. Towla. Har eight Is
goad, her hearing excellent, and har
health to of the beet. Mrs Martin
was **atried 77 years ago la New
Castle, and in the tost of a family of
12 children. liar husband died 12
yaunt age, after which she became
»ietinea In the home of har daaghtar
ta-tow, Mrs. Myra 2 Martin, aa wall
ha "oOcu girl” for Dr. Towla.
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Hsppaniaga An Over the World U
Robert McDonald, ag*d 14 yam,
rwoatly committed suicide in Chicago
whan his parents refused .to allow him
to parchaoo a bicycle.
All the window* in the Champ*
Elyaoea in Paris are reported to hoe#
boon rented at a high price to view
the triumphal entry into Pari* of the
victorious troops after the war.
Schoolboy! and Boy Scots• through
out the British Isles ara being urged
to raid sparrow** neats in an effort to
exterminate the peats, It in claimed
they take a heavy toll of the crop each
year and thereby contribute to the
nigh cost of living.
William Lo rimer, acquitted on
rharges connected with the failure of
the La Salle Street Trust and Sav.
tnge bank in Chicago, has announced
that he will re-enter politics sad be
come a candidate for the United
State* senate, from which he was
The strawberry area in IP state*,
as reported to tho Department of
Agric utters, is 111,648 acre*, or 1*4
por cent, grater than a year ago.
Mississippi show* an increase of 4S
por esat. ta a yaar. Tennessee leads
nU tha states with a total ara of 17,
Bits—« lira. wilUun & Holm—, of
Freehold, N. J, woi just too fond of
dogs for anything. the town beard bos
oe—ed her — effictel dog cmtcher.
Mrs. Holm— declares few dogs will
be slaughtered, because she win Had
gsod homes for all stray or misused
Eddy Foley, former lower of • girl
la Kansas City, Mo., triad to “gum
up" her wedding when ha found he
had not boon invited to the ceremony.
Ha placed pickets about the house and
warned guests not to enter. Foley
paid a fine of 08 for hia trouble.
Harry Feasier, aged 24 years, cane
within an aee of being arrested for
kidnapping whan he cm seed the In
diene border into Kentucky with Him
Elms Gsholmer. aged IS years, his In
tended bride. Later limy were mar
ried in Newport, Ky., after the father
gars his consent.
Twsnty-ais aeroplanes wrre shot
down by German aviators an the west
ern front in April, according to ofl
ctal figures given out in Berlin this
week. The German lose— during the
month amounted to 28 aeroplanes. Of
these, 14 wort lost in serial combat, 4
were shot down and 4 did art —turn.
Secretary of Bute Laaeiag is con
sidering another protest to Graat
Britain on' the ground that she Is
holding mall from A ns erica an un
reasonable length of time. Business
letters mailed in New York in Jan
uary arrived only a few days ago.
American newspapers ara being harr
od from the mail to Germany.
An uprising against the British in
the Sudan it —ported In dispatches
from Constantinople. A1 Dinar, tka
(man of Darfour, with a for— of
troupe and 8,000 camels, is —id to be
matching again* the British fore—
la Northern Sudan. The British, ac
cording to the advices, a— —tiring
hastily toward the Nile.
The coat of the war in Europe to all
belligerents for the two years ending
Aug. 1, 1010, is ssrimated at 048,000,
000,000, with the p—seat daily cost
at about 100,000,000. It la oos«ag 30
o—ts a day for —eh inhabitaat of
France; *8 cants for each Inhabitant
of England; 82 cents for each Gorman,
and 6 cents for each Russian.
In accordance with an avowed in
teottoD of making EvanaviUo, IiuL. a
“city of Americana with propar Am
miean patriotism," the local chamber
of cncnmarcs will ran slides la motion
pittara theatres calling attention to
the fact that the playing of the na
tional anthem will follow shortly and
rsgoastiag tho audience to stand dar
ing its rendition.
Capt. Rettolo, member of a loading
family at JtOOM, Italy, being suspici
on ofj&a wife, returned from the
front 'and nought Abba Giacomo
,•***. of whoa* ho was jealous. Ar
riving at the parish house of the
•bbe, Capt. Rettolo fired through the
windows, ono of hie bulleta killing the
Abbe Nlcolo Rkhetti. Afterward As
saplain rutarned to bis home, killed
his wife end committed suicide.
Consumption of water In Msettle.
Wash., has Increased to such an ex
tent since the prohibition lew went
into rtTect that the hotelkeepers de
tiro a reduction in their water raws.
The petition igta forth that, since the
■ah oar were rioted, the general puh
lie has availed lUelf of tho hotel
wa*h-rooms to sock an extent that
the hotels' water biUa have incrossed
e^Mantly to warrant the reduction
The Milk Producers’ association of
in tools, at a recent m seeing In Chi
sago, organized a *600,000 corporation
in n« effect to eliminate the middle
men frees the Chicago Milk market.
U is declared that milk will drug to
tin canto a quart to Chicago.
* 77fE MORMPROOF ROOF
Mu- Mr Hr
J. F. McNAIR, La ur inburg, N. C.
Make your family
proud of their home
Your wife and children cannot a
pndo in their home if the houee m faded
wwdw-beitHi, That means no
paint. And, for mansion or cottage, the
hest punt is
-J5 «'!aranr« Lead and Zinc Paint to he
ahaolur.Jy pure. When you paint with Devoe
you »ave print-money—fewer gallons to buy: you
hV-r-monev—fewer ,aU£Tto .
Til' * '‘”tC-r ,u0^m? paint-i«,b—pure paint} and k
T' . ^ ,a ’Mger rime before you Mod another
y.-nv have a shabby houae when it will coat you
luile ro mate it attractive with Dew*? &o»
J. T. FIELDS
':*• ' . *•
Take Home A Quart fl
“The Velvet Kind” Ice Cream sold by
THE MODEL PHARMACY
DO YOU PAY
YOUR BILLS BY CHECK?
And tboa hava a' record of each and ovary
•mount expanded together with a receipt for
the amount paid ?
if not, you naad • cheeking account with
tbia beak. It la the safest way, the moat
convenient and satisfactory method of traaa
• acting all hualnoM pay manta.
Wa wID be plaaaad to hava you make tbia
bank your place of depooit.
First National Bank
Lanrlnbarf, N. C.