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BOYS AND GIRLS WILL
CONTEST FOB MEDALS
N T. PWtctor, Gibson Banker, Offer.
Bank Aceenat to Winner High
ttoheel Been/ Contest.
Special to Ike Exchange.
Laurinbarg. Feb. *).—Next to hav
ing the thought to expvaae the great
cet accomplishment of m«»> Is the art
cltsrty and beautifully expressing
that thought To stimulate cultiva
tion at this art among the children of
the county, our oompotttiv* coo teats
are hew each year at our county eom
mancauient. Th* tlttls prices, os sym
bols of excellence, can of necessity go
only to tha most successful ones. But
ws, as teachers and parents, can aot
afford to close our eyas to this great
opportunity given us of spurting the
children of the whole county to their
beet efforts. With th* purpose of de
veloping the child, we should eon
•tontly keep before hit mind’s eye
during th* next four weeks the potoi
billty of distinguishing himself and
hie school in aease one of the i literary
Ik* committee has wisely chosen
Books* for the grammar grades.
. *veey hoes* In the oeunty eheuld
he Interested la these two vital sub
jects. Can we not substitute discs*,
ilea of these two subjects during th*
nmetfeur weeks for the usual ffrtaM*
every parent think on i__.... and
dteeam it with hi* children, ostensibly
•avTamoa. '*1k* ffff*1, prtlBa^r *•
oeernty are anthnsiaatie to their deeto
ratton that th* only salvation forth*
Mr. N. T. Fletcher, honker of Gib
sea, Is ao late* sated ia tk* rshjirt and
the contest that he efface th/wWr
jsetmf h*smr?Wl— rtr*1,y iat »*•
iavtooks are the "eel teachers. The
more good books your boy reads and
appreciate* the greater will his ap
pracixtion end sympathies be. Not
only de facta cams to hie mted thro
hie tending, but thsy com* grade),
related end eyctnmetised. The beat
aattdoi* for narrowness, ahem, affec
tation and hypocrisy, la th* p*Mtiit
ing rays of * good book. To snoour
ag* the sat-of-nchool reading th*
Aunty Baud has offered eertlftcstea
for a minimum number of hooks read
during th* school year. Thus the
grammar grades have a Ur* sad val
fray child ia the county above the
foanth grade should- gat to this eon.
tmd- jyhenr: soo thst year boy Awe
as* this awtheJ**! feeathtoTto*
breath of artia tots your school Jest
at this dm* of yoor, when lethargyu
rOLICBMKN GET BUND TIGER
Negro Had On Hla Person Total of
Soroa Plato of ‘Threa-in-oao’*
Policemen B. H. Redfeern and F. R.
Smith Saturday afternoon took into
tha toil* one Angus, or Gus, McLean,
colored. It ia stated that Qoe has bean
suspected for soma time.at being on
gand la tha liquor traffic. And Sat
urday afternoon tha officers, keeping
a close aya on hla movements, taw
him in tho act of patting something
in his ',‘bosom.1* Ha waui searched,and
after examining hla pockets careful
ly, it ta stated, nothing was found. But
a closer investigation disclosed d
stock of spirits Ingeniously stored
about Guo* parson. A la knapsack, be
had fasUnad about hisSody lost be
neath the arms, a sort of bait with
pockets into which were fitted pint
bottlaa. Seven bottlaa wars found
It ia said that Gus stoutly protested
his innocence and aa tha Drat bottle
was produced declared it was all he
the addition of waterSd Mgdg the
•evea plnta. Ha waa ballad before the
Mart Tanadar morning and glvJn a
term of six months oa the public roada
Tha effiean stats that ia all thair «
ynisaae with isttad tigers. Goa’
■■wsms ia ana of the cleverest they
MAY FAVOR DRY STATK8 WITH
BOHR DRY LAW.
91AM FIh far Any firm
. Traaoporttag Ugaar lata Dry "*
Washington, Fab. 1*.—"Whoever
ahaJI order, parches*, sr esusa tntead
fating liquor* to b* transported hi
hlOTUIl^wssmi, oaoopt foroolou.
teanioal wppsasa, late any state or
territory ths tew ef which stats or
territory prohibit ths i
•ale therein of taiorico
awnthsta JaU or both.’
The above little “Jeker" which Sen
•Ur Reed placed in the poetofflce ap.
propriatlon bill is giving members of
Qpngresa and sens ton from dry state*
M **d of (rouble. It is also worry*
fig ths preUWttea isod we. It has
worried the Uttar so mock that not.
withstanding the fact that insofar as
dry territory is concerned the passage
of this amendment means “bone dry”
state* whatever the state* desire sack
a condition. E. C. Dinwiddis, bead of
the national temperance bureau and
president of the Notional Anti-Saloon
••ague, would not give a direct answer
wb**> asked If tee league favored tee
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’ ORRATBXW PRELIM INART CON
TSflT FRIDAY EVENING.
1 At City School Auditorium Young
Speakers Will Cost ml far final
.At the city school andltoriaai this
' FrWny night. Pabroary D, a taeaa of
, ton speaker* will ontor a Anal pro
Uatiaaiv drbato aad contest to dolor
"to who »h*U represent tha Laurln
h®rr tehepla In the triangular debate
against Monroe aad Carthage, which
wlU be held March SO. The public is
moat cordially Invited to attend.
The following have been aclacted to
taka part is Friday eight’s dlscuaaioa
and were the winners In a preliminary
held at the auditorium Monday of last
week, when SO contestants debated
(?r, this honor; James Redream,
Halstead Covbigtoa, Edwin Gill.
“mr Whitoker, John
Wallace, Thomas Neal. James McRae,
Sngtsia FairiS. ZUaabeth Elliott.
It ia stated mat these young apeak -
era handle theenhjeete well aadgira
promise <rf ability oa the restrain. If
b hoped that a large number will at
•Jw^thaao boys sad girls eaeoarugs
ROBESON WILL SEND OLD SOL
DIERS TO REUNION.
Special Art Authorises fV-.-iT.un
Pay hytaa Thane Nat -
Able to Pay.
’* - "*
' rf the.District of CokmbkTrtetod to
him that arrangements were h«i«g
■ate for comfortable teats. cetsaad
thana quarters weald be furnished to
sIP Confederate veterans who daeiH
to taka advantage of aatoe, during the
roaBloa, Jane fourth, l»lf.
Captain Beall further ears that it
la exported of all Confederate veto-.
1ST £5^ I**? k. apirorto.
me Jo I ■ I a I
wBmw^ ■ .
eluding hat. caa ha L
MU authorising the board of oneT
of Rob coon county to nay i
MUSIC CLUB WITH
,, The St. Cocilia Musk Club was de
lightfully entertained by Mrs. Jea.
London Wednesday, February U.
Appropriate of the season. Valentine
hearts were banded each jniailiir with
Sjo raqueat that aha write a verso.
They were then exchanged aad mad
akad, which reading created much
merriment. Mias Katie MeLeen plny
*d Pukoalae by Chopin. The Club
then practised “I Softer Dream.” a
fhaenjVdieawaL Mrs. bag served
J J ewmt Msnt At a lata
hear ths Ckb adjaaraad to ausat again
February 28 with Mtac Parts James
MRS. COOPER CITES '
.. H. Carper gave a meat do
lightful dinner party‘Saturday evan
tag, Oortra ware laid far twelve.
The dinner was served far eight eoars
•s. Afterwards th ware ee
Mrs. Daniel Shaw • • - .
’< • - At Hama •• 'j.
•••••• Ttiwhy aaamtng, ..
Fabmmry tl, IMT • •
„ _ 18-11 shUck. -.
Mies WWtflalil. <• . Uy.i.
■ JOHN McSAK. COLO BHD. HAS BIB
KILL OH BOSTON.
L .. —
! Lmwtabw* Negro, Lika dm Black
Cat, Cam* Back aad Win Narar
Da It Agmla.
! lii^ohn »*«»—. cojorjd. aad battar
| knewn^ here aa "Bo," returned last
tha elty of Boston and
• thereby Image a tala. Joha k a wall
• known character among people of both
i races her#. In December at iaat year
11 ha era# sailed with the wanderhwt and
i sacrificing a corcsiderabk amount af
| personal property, as weU aa aaHing
1 f '?’’??• •hi lat at Rockingham, ha
i took Himself aad family sway toBoe
to"-, Th«*» John sacurad employment
r f* J«Jt©r at a ratkar pretentious
* r,th*r hiJvl*om« ■a'ary, ,t
• .Bnt last waak John came hack, a
i w»e«^b«t . poorer negro. Tha im-,
■ - be assigns, for hi, re
Laorinburg wma die tllnaaa of
. Bat now since he is bar*1
I i ha trill never wander
- ——d.. It k said ha tnOm
• *e apacukUng aa last what slid I
. **k* fcWfSc **
CBN. YUNSTON DUN SUDDENLY
AT SAN ANTONIO.
W»» taken to a room, bat phytkdnne
oat tka United Stalaa aa a Aral ilaaa I
JgMite man. bat Wa frieod* la Kan.
fm—mara b* epeat hi* early aha.!
^jd !—* had aa Her died bias |
Aa a atadanl at the Umreraity of
Kama, whan be weighed leas than 10U
2«aada, be conquered a 200-peund ,
ma*Z ttogt«"i* u» with j
a raior. To add to the giant's hamfl-1
iatiaa, Ponaten marched him through
the street* of Lawrence. Kan., at the
*»bit of a revolver, to a police ate.
awa political party leaden during the
■baan of hie editor-(■'Chief. Many,
thrnata are eaid to have baaa made
superior returned a^xi^th^!
tamed aver the plant nahaaaed. In
cidentally, Faastoa alee reetgned. -
Along gte -ianu Fa nSSJi they
eUH recall haw Yanetoa, pa a pae
erager trala eoadactor, threw a draak
aa eawbaj df a train and later, whan
he karted a reek through a coach «h
«ir8£*js? stsr*z. ti
CROP LIEN MIX CRTS A PAVOR
j ABLB REPORT.
Hear* Tables BIN to Prohibit •—‘-r
OmH Pleylar. .
ii Bah. Ag-—m*
Uu Mil received favorable mart thU
•ftarMoa at tka hand i of tka Mat
comalttoa to wjMh N waa referred ■
advocacy larludad Preiufent n. Q.
Alexander and Organiser Green, of tka
Kar*a*BUn|«n[TKit<>r Clarence Poe.
of^the Procraaaiva Farmer, and otk- ^
Senator Coach, of Robeeon, and
farmer Comrreaaiman Pattern* led the
opposition. Tka bill limits prone of
00 hnppliee under crop lalaa
* 10. “*h P«°*- Banks
and individuals cm charpr a eammia
1 °f 10 par east on moot* auppiiad
lavder crop Mu is Han of I per cent
1 la the Hooae tosicht the Mil to
prohibit Sandy foif was tabled? A
Tka Hanaa want taro bom debst
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nrra ikxnu, roum soot.
LAND COUNTT NEC BO.
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