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JOHN F. McNAIR
Laurinburg, N. C.
We have commenced to give to all our cash
customers, as shown by punch cards, their selec
tion from an assortment of large high-grade
Aluminium Cooking Utensils, each of which have
a retail value of 93.50 to 95.00. These items are
given free for trading n punch card of 950.00 and
the payment of shipping and express charges
anmunting to 75 cents in cash.
Saturday, March 3rd, 1917.
To the first 50 persons who trade 92.00 on
March 3, 1917, and this sum punched op an
ahuaininum card, we will give free a salt and
pepper set, manufactured in pure aluminium.
Only one set to every person. No coat to
you at all.
Alwayrf present your card in paying for
Office IPhone 16. Store Thane 110.
M «ap to find
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Miami Key Woet *• Bavaaa
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Gaif Of Mexico N«w Qrteinf Mardi Graa
And Many Other BeeorU of tha Weot Ipdiaa. .
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Toore y.Vtaan, Twenty end Thirty Days Duration. Cov
• aria«/ aay Palate of BDetarle Internet Through Beauti
fol IVopUal Soonory ia-Nearby Foreign (node and Peace
ful Voyagee on Southern Beat.
Itineraries Attndhe Partlea
PereonaBy Conducted Throughout by Mr. C. EL Gattie and
Chaperoned by Mr*. Gattie.
Writ* for Booklet
Tavist Agaata Seaboard Air Line Railway
RaMgh, N. C. v
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SOUTH NSBD6 SCHOOLS.
fwdtert of Iwdw Collate Urgea
The general movement for Smith,
orn educational efficiency wai dlscusa
od by l)r. f. A. Moralised, president of
Roanoke college at Salaaa. Va- hi an
eddrroe at the opening In Cumberland
Gap, Twin., of the celebration of the
twentieth aantvarsary of Lincoln Me
morial university. He (poke of the
boy! and girls as the richest unde
veloped resource of the South and
"In recent years, the realisation of
the value of this naxaaa material to
oor groat country, if properly develop
ed. has led to exceptional activity by
individual philanthropists, by the na
tion, and by the Southern states them
selves to prnenots the cause of liberal
and goners) education in tha South.
The primary schools have been im
proved, high school systems have been
develpeed and the means of technical
college and university training have
been marvelously Increased during the
last ton years in nil the ^Southern
states Tha work has by no moons
been completed, but a very encourag
ing baginning has boea made in the
direction of good standards, wall
proven methods, sad adequate re
sources for efficient educational work
and universal oducational opportunity.
"However, because the devdepaient
of a school in a community under the
larws of moot states depends to a con
siderable extent upon the initiative of
the people then sad bergnoe many
sections of the South have suffered pe
culiar poverty, educational progress
has been quIU unequal. This Is par
ticularly true of this sosllssru port of
tha North American republic. Thee#
people of the mountains have boon
apart from modern educational and
economic development. They have sa
cs ped the blight ef the dissipating m
floeoce* of the civilisation of the groat
testers of population but they have
a |f^w i
“Many of the mountain people have
thus bora isolated, lying fallow aa It
were, vigorous h» mind and body, wait
big for inepiretioa aad strength
through tha open secerns of adoration.
Is not this vigorous pie
truly the richest rs
soareo of j the Booth T Arc not load
m of bUnatry, ^ystdans^Jurteta,
Sers^asdf other weHm for the^eom
Cmnl Hints mm Spraying.
To control dlicacco, wo eesamsrelal
Hop calpfcnr. 1 14 gaUeac to H Al
low of water, or wo Bcrdcaax Mix
taro, made of I panada of Mucctonc,
4 pounds of freak Dm* and 80 ploai
To control ’cocking insect*. rock oo
wooly aphis, pooch aphis, rosy aphis,
groon aphis, and aenU insects, use a
contact spray, loch as nicotine sul
phate, 1 plat to SO rail on* of water,
or o' soap notation, 1 pound to 8 gal
lon* of water oe roee bosks* and other
On shade trace or old fruit trees in
fected with scale insect*, no* commer
cial lime-sulphur, 1 gallon to > gallons
of water, or knesmt emulsion, mao*
of 1 14 pounds of soap, X gallons of
korooono; dissolve this la 1 gallon of
water and add to 17 galloo* at water.
Scibeidi my bt mid Inttud of tho
korooono emulsion. The oil compounds
are Man penetrating on the old, rough
kwh of old trees. Those mdotiow ore
to be applied while the leaves are off
like the *"ddHag moth,
or. eoakor worms, or
loaf-oherw lag Inoocta, aoo arson
paateTiantod.! 14 pounds
e to 80 goBow of watar, or
land is to ha
1 14 pound* to M gal
1M of tko StatT&l
TRY m BUKOTTTUTK FOR
FARMER HAD NO RICH.
(Wt Cnuahltag Whm Baggy 8aWa
TaM Him a Paw Things.
'A Kanaa* farmer drove into ffiimas
City a faw day* ago for tha pvyoaa
of buying • boggy and tba
at aa implement store ahowad him an*
»t MO. "Talk about th* high east of
living," tba farmer grsmblarf. "I can
rantaaabar that my father bought*
boggy ham. exactly like that one, for
some » years aja
Th* aalaaman. who rcmembcrad tha
quickly : "Your father
turned fit goo bushel* of com to pay
for it. Now, 111 do bettor by yea
than 1 did bjr year father. You bring
In your 800 buahal* of com aad I’ll let
you pick out thla Hat:’*
And the aalaaman wrote down:
Oh MO boggy.
On* 860 buggy.
One 820 suit of clothes.
One 820 drama.
One 83 baby dross.
Oa* 86 crib.
0ns IS box of dgars.
3 worth of sugar.
I 1-60 worth of coffee.
II worth of tea.
1140 worth of gasoline.
11.60 worth of lubricating off.
The total figured $240. the value of
tba 100 tmafesia of corn it had taken to
hay a M0 baggy M y sen before. Tha
farmer ell robed back into his motor
*T guess I haven’t got any kick com
ing <m th* high cod of living.” ha
mm. "Send out that $80 buggy."—
North Carolina' to f-m-g behind
ether atataa in tha car* af bar old sol
dier*. har Insane. bar deaf aad blind,
har feahi* minded, maimed aad crto
plad ehlldran. Blila are now bafora
ear legislator* calling far aaw a*
larger appropriations for all thaaa
Parana*, wi oagbt to have liberal
Jargac rapport for public health wart.
Th* Govntnor is csUing for 160.484 as
laaralag and farhrlml ' *****
and hffm anorkbif
aaad an ampiofandfor
army acaamlaaion. W*
increase of public UL__
AD thaaa CodamastSo
tha raeaaaaa dortvad fL_ __
tone*. With them North Carolina can
taka har rightful plan among tha
atotaa of th* Union. Without them
aho moat always trail tha raar to tha
forward aw rah mt Amariaaa atotaa.
A meant Bulletin of tha Federal Bo
rneo at Maaatioa shews that tt atataa
make a battar rtowieg than North
Carolina la dally public ittcad*
ana*; 44 a h*tUr^owta?to 3»TSvI
araga wamhar af day* attended; 41
^ •o'JhSjKuJ it! £■£*£
arty ear child; M a bettor showing in
school expand! tar as par thnnaaed doi
tors af urtontad waahk; 46 a better
showing m tha' valna of school prop
erty per child of school age; 46 a bat
tar (bowing In expenditure par child
In average daily attendance; 44 a bet
tor showing in sal arias baaed on av
erage daily attendance; 44 a battar
showing in avaraga annual salaries
paid to teachers; and 44 a batter show
ing is the length of pahUc school
These are boom of th* things I have
in mind, said Mr. Wnmson, whan 1
■peak erf North Carolina1* trailing tha
raar of American atotaa. Aad it moat
always ba a* a* long as wa era wflHhg
to hJdodr owr toxboaha ^baUmTdoC
eonr tomhov from our iadmt mr
■km to tax paying. We Itrataa warld
Clip notion*'aboct matters as funda
mantal as toxation, education, pnbllc
Latter. 1. Ty
h ' J. ■: '
We Sell Better Groceries For
Lew Money V
Give yr Porkrth—h a awded rat ^
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GOOD BREAD MEANS HEALTH
Bread has been aptly tamed the Staged Ufa.
Wed aude breed firm pare Boar fa the aataraldfat
NO OTHER FOOD SO HBALTZTDL.
NO OTHER SO SATISFYING.
NO OTHER SO ECONOMICAL.
Eat more bread—Uee longer—enjoy better
health—tare more mopey.
Yoa will always find U8 aelttng the BEST
bread on the market.
La ' burg, North Carolina
EYBY YEAR yoa prarin ymmlf that yfa m* trimr to
mm upwmmawfcr o«rt Xmee. Do yen do It? Meet
of ua do not, or at loeet wo pat ft off tJB we hove to ■‘etfnt’'
oineoleet and thee do net hove oaoaaA.
We am bow orcanlMag b Pto-MoBay CM te tMopmoA
wbldt wfU etart the firat Maaday la January and eoathrae
fifty week*. By mving
lOe eaoh week yoa wfll aava $ 6.00
■eeaah weak you will aeve $12.60
00a aaeh weak yoawtOaaee $26.00
9LOO aaeh weak yoa erfll mob 100.00
Aak oa aboat thk Ctah. , ,
It fa * great plaa to loan ’to SAVE; it fa a great ptao to
lean to become aogoaiotadwkh thk Bank and ear metbode
- wUah wfll do yoa lota of good m after yearn; and it fa a
greet plan to have aomeaMney far NEXT XMAS.
Money that yoa SAVE that etharwka yea weald have
thrown away. Yoa don't have to Mint far It
Yob wilt have thla Money and NOT MISS A CENT, and
yoo wfll aajoy H oo amah. If yea are dipaadatt yen do not
have to aak anybody for MONEY ferXmaa. aad when yon
•pandit, yoa oaa any “I am spending my oo«n awney."
Row good It win make yon faaL
SCOTLAND COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
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