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It all depends on -what groceries you boy,
where yon bay them, and what you pay for them.
If you buy GOOD groceries you eat well.
If you eat well yoa feel welL
If you feel well you do well in your business
Can we tell you of a better reason why you
should buy your groceries from us?
Every one knows of the high standard of our
They all know of the low prices we charge.
Most people trade with us, anyway. Why not
Our one great effort is to please you, to please
each and every one of our customers, and by so do
ing to aeeurt'one of the most valuable of all adver
tisements—new customers through the good words
they speak of ns to their friends. This is a frank
statement, possibly a little out of the ordinary, but
it is a fact, and it is bringing ns new patrons every
day. It pays ns and it pays our customers—AND
BRINGS US NEW ONES.
McLaurin & Shaw
’Phone JJo. 43
Laurinburg, North Carolina
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TOURS FROM 10 to 40 DAYS
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' The Saguenay
The Thousand Island
Glacier National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Canyon of Aricoma
Salt Lake City
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at Daa Diego, California -
Personally Cendaeted and Chaperoned
The my highest ejaae of sendee, which makes travel
for planers comfortable and enjoyable.
The Toon cover the most attractive routes tad the
principal placet of Soenie and Historic Interest through
out ths Grsatsst Coontry in the World.
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Raleigh, North CaroHaa
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GOV. HARKIS GIVES BESSIE
STRIPLING HER 9ADDT.
Firmer Camellia. Virginia. Chief «f
P*See Gligi Liberty by Omnw
ef Gem gim.
Atlanta, Ga., My *9.—Thome*
Edgar Stripling, who aerved aa chief
of police uf Danville, Va., far mlmoat
four of the U yean that ha wae aa
escaped convict, waa granted a full
pardon by Governor Nat X. Harrii at
« o'clock tonight.
Since the Ant day that ."Chief K.
E. Morris," of Danville, waa brought
back to Georgia to resume hie life
sentence aa Stripling, influential at
tempt* were made through three state
administration* to have him pardoned
All these failed, however, until Gov
ernor Harris went to Milled gevtlle hi
July, 1916, to inspect the state prison
farm. While than ana of Stripling**
need him ao bad." Tbs incident
touched the aged governor and be
promised “to send your father back
to von some time during Ms torm."
Governor Harris tonight dispatch
ed a letter to little Beanie B tripling
and completed the case in it* met
sentence with "after all, it is the af
fering from the governor’* heart to
the love and innocence of a little
•ad killed w. J. Cornatt. bta neighbor,
in Harrie county, Ga. He surren
dered at Colas bus, Ga., a few day*
afterward and eventually was found
guilty and sentenced to Ufa imprisea
StripUng testified at the trial, and
K was corroborated, that Cornett had
Insulted both his wife and married
sister, that Cornett had threatened to
ktll him sad that when pelsing Coc
aatt’s house the night of the killing,
be took! not reetraln himself from
shooting when ha saw Cornett pass
tog a window with a light In Ms hand.
Ba claimed self defense as ha said ha
believed “it was either Cornett’s Ufa
or mine sometime.”
He escaped from the Harris county
Jail when his ease was awaiting the
outcome of an appaal. He remained
hidden about two months at the home
of his uncle in Harris county and than
made bis way to North Carolina
where his wife join ad him ia 1699.
Under the name of K. E. Kerris be
did different Unde of work In several
towns for a number of years. Finally
he was employed by the Southern
railway as a special agent. That
work took him to Danville where be
had been about one year when he ob
tained a place oo the puttee force.
Nine months later ho was elected
chief of police. , ,
Stripling has said there were the
men in Danville who knew his life
story, at they remained silent. Final
ly a man well known la Harrie eoanty
aaw him and soon afterwards reports
as to Stripling's whereabouts ware
heard. These reports seemed, to V.
W. Smith, a private dot active, to war
rant; investigation. Ha obtaiaad n«
tabUSad tha identification beyond
On March 4. mi. the Danville
council was to elect a chief of police,
i and it Is said Stripling was practical
ly assured 6f re election notwith
standing same opposition had arisen
be«uee be kUlad a young white man
who bad resisted arrest, killed a ne
gro who was attempting to rob hie
home and shot another negro while
resisting arrest. He was exonerated
On the afternoon of March I. bow-1
vrer. Smith presented the requisition
papers to Danville authorities. Strip
ling was confronted with the fact and
admitted hi* identity. Stripling re
quested the mayor and members et
council who at that time wot un
aware of his plight, to mat that night
aa be bed an Important statement to
make. Before the body that prob
ably would have elected him chief fsr
another term the ne*t night, he stood
handcuffed, and told dm story of the
•hooting of "BUI’* Cornett, at his es
cape and movements daring the near
ly 14 year* of freedom. He still wort
Me uniform when j*aeed in jail hi
Georgia. • I
His family moved to MiOadgevOla
seam after ha waa aunt to the priesa
and has resided near the prison farm
shea Stripling ia hov r»ieamied
BtripHng, who for nearly 14 yaum
whOa ha wee an escaped convict from
the president of the beard of aider
man at Danville for him to meats Me
position as police chief there.
Tbs former Danville chief said he
wanted to root far a abort time and
weald decide later whet he weald de.
■Upped Liquor hi Kame of IDs Deo*
Wife. , ! -
■t Paul Messenger
A. Arnetts who lives at Hope Mills
Wn* tried bore last M sadly by Ee
aar*ar Butler, to two .caeca. Ha waa
■mated several daya ego at Path
hum, Vm, to hie wKwhe had Eu
dead for more than two year*. Be
waa tried to the drat cede for ship
dontWi upon the payment of the
25; ST.CTS ar~.fr.-H*
Md ft «r aurpriat, | (Ot INK,
■ad in to-<Uy as wcO m %mj
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Draacke l* a jtwnl, cadMrtfc,
vapiaWa Uw —m
bowcta, Iprovcr70yaara. Oat
■ v**m Kday. iMbloa flea
P—■> Tbkdhwdl. E-70
L laying aatomobilos standing on
any street to town over night pr*
R *®*r cot oat on any street in
„taw i prohibited. 7 "
E riving automobiles without 1910
Hoyas nnstbara is prohibited by SlaU
Sperd limit—10 miles on Main
****** and 16 miles per hour an real'
Sssu,*sau^,i"‘”1 * *• "•
rSSta.*m‘ - w «~t to low. I
F. M. HUBBARD,
L«ariribtirr, N. C.
W. C CALDWELL
on Bailroad Street; rear of
• M. A. McDoogahU.
1M.L Day Phoac IBS
IT DOES NY MATTER
HOW HOT THE
Wfe Are TMEurwmi
the Values, for.
WE KEEP COOL
ffipi -g -
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ito, or covicje IT'S HoT, BUT THEN »r
^rr w^^KAT TIMEor rHE YEAR IT IS. YoU
SEE WE ARE NoT LETTING IT DISTURB US WE
WILL RECEIVE YOU V/!TH POLITENESS, AND* WILL
g?™ EVERY ATTENTION AND THE BEST Of*
WELCOMES. IT'S HOT ALL RISHTi that may
CrrECT THE PRICE or ICE. »UT OUR cw HON
EST GOODS WERE MARKED AT AN HONEST
rAIR PRICE IN THE FIRST PLACE. We ARE
RkSHT^FfT^' ®ECAU,SE WE VE 6oT THINGS
RIGHT, BEST GOODS FoR THE FAIREST PRICE.
PLANTERS TRADING CO.
AIR LINE RAILWAY
the progressive railway op THE SOOTH
ScMak Effective Mej 28U, MM
No- 19~8:2S A. M. Local for Hamkt, Charlotte and all la
8‘®SP#r Wib^octoo to
n.. ^ryuLrarSSS- £
i toouga Daily Pullman Serviea Wilmington to Atlanta.1 I
AU Staet Cara. On Friday Tnrough rtlu par. ]
No. 29-—836 P. M. Local for Wilmington ai«d all intermedia to I
potato.—Through Sleeper Charlotte to Wilmington. |
Pnaaasgars may remain >n Steeper until 7 A. 1(7 I
No- 14—937 A. M. Load for Wilmington and all lntcrmadkto I
Ptr*or ^ Chartotto to Wilmington. I
Throngh DaHy Pullman Servioe Atlanta to Wilmington! I
AU 8tael Cara. Through Sieepar from Birmingham 8a£ 1
or m- I
■ervattona, call on local agent or write the onderaigned.
i £* Wataon, Agent H. E. Pkaaagto, T. P. A. I
*"*■*«*» N-C. Wilmington, N. C.
' J<*n T. Wot* D. P. A.
«_BoMgfc, N.C. I
J. F. McNAIR, Lanrinbarg, N. C.