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Postmaster 0. H. Romall is spend
ing the week at Raleigh on twalnma.
Hon. W. H. Weathsrspoon spent
Monday in Greensboro on basin css.
Mrs. Geo. T. Rhodes returned lest
week from Tiverton. Mississippi,
where she visited relatives.
* Mr. JR. L Cramp, a prominent boai
•tna man of Wagram, was In the dty
Miss Lena Wright, an attractive
ymmg My of the Mason's Cross sec
tion, spent Tuesday in tha dty.
Mr. S. A. Baaed of Martoa, who
formerly lived near Laurel Hill, was
la the dty last week.
Mr. Mdksm McLean, a popular ru
ral mail carrier of Maxton, waa ta the
Mr. Hater Rouark of Brunswick
•ownty was a business visitor la tha
Mr. J. A. Wilkins, prindpsl ad tha
paMlc schools at John's, waa in the
Dr. W. C Caldwell, veterinarian,
ha* moved Ms oAce from the room
«■ RaRrosd street to the eld BoaUck
Mr*. W. C Caldwell Is expected to
arrive Saturday from Statesville,
where she has bean spending several
days with hams folks.
Hon. A. R. Shaw, Scotland's rep
resentative la tha legislature, spent
tha wash and at hie horns in tha coun
ty, returning to RaMgh Monday.
Mr. J. Douglas Lyteh left Tuesday
afternoon far Goldsboro, where be
will engage la tha automobile bad
ness, having accepted a position with
a wall known shop than.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Caldwell arrived
iu tha dty Thursday night, after a
shod hoe*ymoon trip, and are at home
with Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Caldwell on
^ Mr. J. C. Birmingham will, Marsh
i, move hla stock of merchandise from
the store room on west side of Mnin
street, which he now occupies, to the
j Conran and Odom barber shop stand
across the street, end next to Epstein’s
Mr. J. L. Sutherland is closing tip
tha business of tha Laurlnburg Per
petual Building and Loan Association,
and la mailing out ear-da to all share
holders, asking them to eloao up their
accounts. It is stated the dividends
mill be prorated later and the accounts
Friends ol Mrs. F. L. Crouch will
he glad to learn that aba la recover
ing from an operation at the Hamlet
Hospital, lira. Crouch went to the
.' 'Hospital early last week and It is
hoped she will ba able to return home
sown. Mr. Creoeb Is U1 at hla hfwns
Vara and ia suffering from un attack
Attention is here called to the arfi
fk on page one, announcing that this
pear's county eoatmaueansaut exercises
wS be held at Gibson In the new
school building at that plsoe. Through
a mistake it was stated last week that
the day would ba a gala event foe
Laurlnburg, but under the struma
fuses Lawiaburg gracefully yields
Mr. T. B. Smith, accompanied bp
Ida father. Mr. 8. J. Smith, and sister.
Mias Mary Smith of Darlington. 8.
i C* and Miaa Willie 8mith made an ax
a tensive trip Into South Carolina last
weak stopping at Columbia and Con
sume. At the latter place they visit
ed Mr. H. G. 8mHh. Tha trip Inelud
ad a atop at Snow HOI, wham tha
party visited Mr. K. L. Smith.
Laurlnburg is up against another
emd famine this week aad many am
fmued to bum wood in their stoves
and grates. It ia stated that ship.
'i marts are expected to arrive at any
thus and relieve the ritaattoa. An
other cold wave aad a seal famine
®T oetta* tka a—ata tkaaa <Uya
. «M U Natty tMpraaaad with tka
laa««haafag of tha days end tha aeu
*«* of Syrte«, which U Jut araud
***BBa BOir **U *k#,i
■Mama latar avary day. Faknary is
hptfjpau aad a law aaora Aurics af
w« ba apm ea^Thsin^ftoaan^^nd
bmtad pipes arfll ba • thief af kb
I , ,
tka dty Am department baa aim
^«d_twa atk. tkb wam. and bappOy
body's baoatag tkaaa b a An la tuns.,
waleas be happau to see U. Tka Jl rat
<t|«bnl adfMaad far Mm alarm ia
*at fat mm af An a* *cbt ia the *
trw* bmlnem dbtrtrt, tka oaraara of
; tka piapaaty, daabUau aaagly aaleep
; •* ho«k wmld haaar nothin f a beat H
mrtfl apodal effort »i* raudo to la
i* / ibiHL
DOVE# STRAITS MAT BE CTXJSEI)
TH» Wwll Mara Thu Doofclr DU
glamorises Weald Hara ta
(By OUaon Gardner.)
Washington, Fab. U—There ara
■Wang Intimation* that Grant Britain
will aeeet tha now Goman U-boat
eaa,paign by doaiag ap tha Stralta at
Certainly thlo atap will ba taken if
Iafemetim ta this affect corns*
throat* diplomatic cbsrmsl*.
lhU la natural, ainoa the only dtf
Saalttaa lo t^a aray of tha plan ara
A wholaiala tuapanaion at iataraa
tiaaal law* would ba tha ana impor
KHhar thii, or tha tadieoa and lei
PoMbla task of aacarlag the ooaaant
of all tha nautiala at tha world who
might have ahipa wiahlng to uaa this
Tha simplest way la to follow the
Oamaa praeadant aad plead tha now
nareasitta* of a new rmriaty at war.
To paraphraaa aa old saying, “What
ara iataraaUoaal laws between an
Cloalng tha Stralta at Dover would
*«7 near to aotvfc« the eubma
riaa problem, for thii iwaaou:
Tha U-boate ara operating from a
base at WUhsImehsv. or Helgoland,
ou tha North Sea, aad aO But pan
through tha etraita to reach their
praaemt «aaaa at operations, which la
la tha vicinity of tha SdUy Island*,
where tran*.Atlantic voeaeU tun tha
sauthwaat paint at England hound for
tha channel aad Nbith Sea ports.
I It ta a short and oaay run for tbs
U-boat through the straits ta this
If. however, the straits, which are
*0 miles wide, wars mined, all U-boats
would have to go by the North Sea
armmd Scotland, a Journey of 1,500
mitaa, before they could begin opera
mb* of the newer and larger boats
eoold make this journey, but most
of than could not, and 80 per cant of
the U-boat force would thus bo elimi
The effect of dosing tha strait*
would bo practically to dose up all
seaport* of tha asst coast of Great
Britain, but a more serious offset
would bo to make It eery difficult for
Holland to got her supplies.
It would also affect Belgium, and
to a certain extent Norway and Swe
Navel exports say It would not be
at all difficult to close the strait* with
Tho waters of the strait* thamaalvos
are deep and swift, but a lino drawn
froaa Bournemouth on tho central
southern coast of England south to
Cherbourg would designate a port of
tha channel where the water to never
U mines were sown or anchored on
this line the channel erould be ef
It may be tho British Admiralty
wfll try (out convey supply ships' be
fore reporting to this mere drastic
It remains, however, as one answer
to the Germaa “mad deg" U-boat
BIG TASK WO* U-BOATS.
Nkval Mm Believe That They Cm
Puree Peace Unban tha Halted
States Enter* the War.
GermM naval experts arc counting
on their U-boats to bienase the am
ount of British tosmaVe‘cent to the
bottom to 1£0MM tone a mouth, ac
cording to unofficial reports which
have reached London from Berlin.
The Germans aatimate that Orest
Britain can count oa about 11,000,000
taua to Import naceaaary supptteo,
whuut, ores, immKtoua, eta, awl for
fee export of coal to bar alike. if
tha uareatristsd U-boat T-'f <0
^iTTrirt11*— b°** ,OT
Che UWted Stataa would jUduTT£
Mruggla. but the Carman■ foal that
tha ultimate outaoma would be tha
TROOPS CONCET.T TKD ON
HOI.UXD I. LflX IBP
Corp* of German Mini Prm
eaf at Tima of "CrMa-P •: "
Copenhagen, Teh. U. (rla. London.)
—Flea Canaan army corps concea
tretad on Os Holland frontier furnish
a fairly oooetaetoy explanation, in de
faoh of other rtaeohe, far the failure
•f th* Dutch Gorcrnmoat to adopt the
policy toward* Germany reriiawilliil
by Praaidmt Wilaen, on account of the
German submarine —.yetp
That German troop* ware easembl
ln* b> fhWy Urn number* in th* ri
eUlty at th* Holland berdar had bam
the eubject at gouip In Beetin mili
tary circle* far several weeks before
Dr. too Bethmaan-Hollwac1* an
campaign- TMx praaaoee than at a
tlma whoa Germany wa* talking of
peaaa instead of a policy that would
weigh meet heavily upon neutral hv
taroeta then wa* usually explained a*
• precautionary maaeure. or erea
HuTtetiriiid u omit o€ a dIu
for th* distribution of atistogic re
doubt woe railed concerning the Ut
Whatarer th* oauae of the concen
tration. a largo force of Oermaa
troop* wa* ea th* Holland border
when Germany1* Inauguration af sub
martim war aad Preaideat Wn*on>*
appeal to neutral nation* to Join with
America In protecting neutral inters
eats against Germany brenght to the
foreground Um ijiiaaIIihi of Hotlond't
padbh action la reply ta th* Germea
campaign. Their bayoueta empka
*Ucd th* economic aad political ree
eone why Holland I* aawUllag to fol
low counsel which it was feared atigfat
hare drawn th* little Itingdum into
tbo great European war.
SHAVED AFTER U YEAR*.
Abe—a af Wife Gaea North Carotins
Profaaaar Hi* Chun ta Sacrifice
Growth «r a Half Caatnry.
Hundreds of tha frianda of Joseph
Kinsey, admittedly the must widely
known man in Lenoir county, N C,
failed to rscogrum him a few days ago
when ho made hia appearance on the
(treats of tha county seat town minus
hia growth of beard. Taking advan
tage of the temporary abeaac* of hi*
wif*. Prof. Kinsey, who is superin
tendent" of education for the county,
Paw of hia most intimate frianda
had ever seen him without a beard.
Prof- Kinsey stating that to the beet
of his knowledge It has bean 48 yean
since a raeor touched his fees, possi
bly longer. Many persons in the coun
ty »*» have tangbt under him far
yoaru find it hard to become recon
ciled to the superintendent's uaadorn
•d feature*. The superintendent is
regarded by hie frianda as one of tha
mast sprightly man in the oonaty de
•Rtta the tact that ha ie past 70 yearn
Waat 8484*0 Par PeodPricae Praha
Washington, Pah. 11.—Approval far
a 8400*0 appropriation will bo asked
ef President Wflaon by the Pedecnl
Tiada 0seam lesion and the Depart
ment a# Agriculture for the feed
pries Investigation they am about to
start at hia direction. Tha inquiry
wOl bn begun aa soon as tha money
is available and a plan mi organisa
tion in worked oat. > It win go deeply
into chnrges of price manipulation and
restraints of toads la violation of tha
At Most six months will be required
It was arid today, before any Oort «f
report can ha made and. a year la tha
mtlmnto of tha period necessary for n
Tha trade imnliakn’i observations
win Include ike work of the farmer,
the pucker, the wnmniarian dealer, tha
wholesaler and tha retailer. Experts
will go into every detail mt food pto
d notion, distribution and eaunamptlea
Tabtae prepared within tha but few
dupe bearing on feod prioaa for 1818
•bew that during tha year there was
n general advance in prioaa from 18
to 100 percent.
Cowohte la Aabnra, Stay «ag aad
CNatoa pHaaaa. la Now Y«rt atota,
y twcaoat awaWoaa of war la eaaa
to Ptoaa MacmtowTCr^'oapariatlwJ
*»* *f Maw Jwa* M. Chrtat. la
of MOO taca. cngagad mlSyTtto
fwn,*tor» wtoah^ tha
todHwdac. Oapt. Cottar ptaflm to
ianrada a aaw Bald la eaaa af war aad
Nfyoaaapraftta farMa atato. Bath
Mac Btof aad Auburn bora doth
M»» wbara aatfbwaa aajr ba tanad
aat la addition thay might aua
Wpnltata aad ahoaa far which
Maahtoa chopa part# af war atachta
ary might ba manafaetorad. Oat
Cottar la of tbo opinion that tha am
•fhataro af pvwdot aad other Ugh a*.
pVaalvaa ad«irt battar ba loft ladhar
b«d*. tha aaaa tuU waatd ptwoafl
aa ratotaa to Iraorma.
IIJTEI PROPRIETOR GIVEN
UP BY DOCTORS
“In conversation wHh a TWftmUtm
Ur* of* your Company today, I oouM
"•* help expressing my fasting of
gratitude at tha gaod your medicine
had dona for mo. For Area long
years I suffered untold agony with
what they said waa a severe case at
Rheumatism. After the beat Doctor*
had cah aua«od their knowledge la re
gard to my. aaaa, I coMultad aa Oe
toopaA and after aa ^
aald As hip Joint had booomo irzi
tatod and it would toko a long -
to euro It, if It could bo cured at alt
1 aa diaoamuragad over my -ill
tlon. for I had spent hundreds of dol
lars in tha rain pursuit of ease, for
my suffering waa terrible. Hearing
of tha good effasts that Mm Joe Pur
son's Boaaody had aa othara, I daddad
to try A I bought a doaen bottles,
Udnldag that if I teak it all, I would
■» at tt right. And wonderful, yoa it
to wonderful, tha emu it made of me.
as my Mauds sea testify. 1 began to
Impwvu oa A* tot bottle and by the
tima I had finished As eoursa 1 waa
a wall, strung man and ksvu had aa
symptoms of the disease since.
I would feel that I had negieetad
my doty ts my faUowmao If I did not
tall Asm of my wonderful curs and I
ndviee any sufferer to giro Mm Joa
Parson's Remedy a trial.
T. a BRYAN.
La Grunge, N. C.. Jan. 81. 1*1*"
GERMANY SUBMITS TREATY
Maay Clem eo Added Would Extend
tho Provision of Old -~Tn1in
Washington, Feb. 12.—Germany
proposal for a re-eJKfmation of the old
Prumian-American treaties of 17M
and 1828, with a lung list of added
classes to modcrnlx* and extend pro
rldone rcJsUng to the treatment of
enemy residents In case of war, has
been transmitted formally to the 8UU
Department by Dr. Paul Ritter, the
Swim minister here.
Tide is the. proposition former Am
bassador Gerard refused to mnyldcv
when the German foreign office, after
tho-pwimd States had broken rela
tions, sent it to him in the form of n
protocol with the intimation that if Be
did wot attach hie signature Ameri
ca— in Germ—y might be held —
boetagee to insure good treatment of
Genoa— In this country.
Thg document. submitted in French,
in being translated. Officials familiar
In a —natal way with its —tore mid
today U apparently was — different
from the original treaties that it vir
tually oo—titated a aew ana, and
strong doubt wm oxpremed that the
United States would enter into ngi
tletloaa on the sadist.
t important among the new pro
▼tate— anggmui by Germany is m
ext sorting the txamptioa from s slims
in earn ef war batwe— the two
trim of "ammhaats and tbtir
Into — exemption specifically
tinning—easy Alps which am in ,
at the th— of the outbreak of war and
which either m—t be toft free in part
or given safe csodas* to their owe
porta, pros—isMy he— in to— ad a
blockade conducted by hostile govern
m—to. Aim sections am added far
to does up their
-"sr—v Mrf guaranteeing the In
violability ef patents.
If you want good broad, ‘phone
Thrower * Mila—, Mo. It.
(SmMmA. Um A lUka
S psr cnt Intarat
A. T. McLSAM
fitWii. M. C.
NOW 1» . R«od Um. U have .««.
atm atatkaary prlatad. Call at thk
I odtee aad aaa wkt yam aan gat.
Md in prepared U aaacata rear
i 22T«'3S^a.“d *h”y* ■**
NEATS TOOT OIL—An ideal draM
Bine1* One Store. t-tf
FOB!SALX-Pa. aka hap. »*«—a
CaakEtaa. Laartiikm.N. C.
FTOBALE-Fw «*» to- Uni
Oortagtoa, 1 ■■rtatwg. K. C.
**««, W C._Ht
FOB BALE—Om Louring nr ill
“^nyAdt» 2d *S?
tss.^^. ° c -*a
w*!frjp—Agwt to rcpreacnt aa
A-lCaroalty A Surety Company
f,or Scotland county. Addrnea TW
FOB BALE—8^ onto. MO buabcla
Burt or 00-day onto, and 260 buah
ala nut proof oat*. D. a McNeill.
Porcelain flour (a made from Lh« fin
nrt wheat (Town In the United
H •» (town in the Shea
utdoah valley of Virginia. Thrower
KOR RENT or efaare crop, a Iwo
hone farm. Might divide. K. T.
POR RENT—March ft rat, (tore room
on Main etreet now occupied by 1.
C. Birmingham. Apply to W. N.
Robartaoe at Kvwfc«teft<a Draw
LOST—la naighberheod of Bamea
bridge, a wEte female fcannd with
witt tan care. Reward far retain
to 11m Prrhangi effee. 7-tf
LOST—Strayed off. m Red Daroc
w*. tall bobhef, eight Red pige
eld. One rad
POUND—A big giovd. Owner may
Laurinburg, N. C.
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“Honorable Friend”, Seme
Hayakawa. The noted
FRIDAY - FEBRUARY It
The last Chapter. Sequel t*
the Diamond from the
Sky, and VofM
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MON D AY—PEBRUAR Y19.
“Under Cover," Hazel Down
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Matinee 6 end lOr. N!>*ht 10c.
leery Dm) Tin .v ek.
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certain guaranteed IN
COME for Mi ftaUj or for
hie own eld age?
f|^l SH9W4RT top bjT
of a MONTHLY INCOME
POLICY. Wo win be clod
to explain the MONTHLY
INCOME POLICY to pon.
Inearance and Loom.
HINTON JAMtt. Proa.
A. L. JAMtt. Vtea Praa.
W. A DUNBAR. Baa. Afteoa.
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TOE HAMMOND CO.
Money To Lend On Farma
We are the Piaanrtal Cor*
retuondn.u of the Proden*
'»• Ieeu>a re Coeuiaay and
bare money to lend on farm*
i» SCOTLAND County at
ire par rent into rent for 6
yeera with on riles* to repay
Cklcunaf* Treat Company
KaMfh, N. a
RUSSELL A WITHERSPOON.
Attorney* • 6-9
Dr. William W. Parker
physical eye Specialist
Luiouumm. N. a
meat asd conservation of vision.
Difficult and perplexing- eoton m
podally aolidted. Expert advice
la eaao of diaeaee. Out of town
New Orleans, La f*f tf
MeMie, **4^* •' $2LM
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5“ Fjrtwks at the fares
shewn above by the
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