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They uad to call him Grandpa
Now they call him Kid
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No Advance la Price-One Dollar All Draceiata
of nitrate, it is not Ukaiy, therefon
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If re. T. T. Covin (tor aad Mn T.
T. Coviagtoa. Jr., ayaa} Tkaraday at
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little KBy. Jr- aoa to Mr. aad Mn.
W. C. P. Bated, trko dlad Wadaae
day aad «aa touted Tkaraday. lfn.
Baikal aad Mn T. T. Covington. Jr,
every man knows when a Low Cut Shoe bears
name, it means America’s Best Shoes for Men.
I have a few pairs in all styles carried over from last
season, which I am offering for a few days at $5.98 a
pair. The new price is $10.00 to $12.50.
Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention.
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Evans’ White Front Dept Store
Laurinburg, North Carolina
ADAM DIGGS, CGI AH HP,
DAVID BBTHBA SUNDAY.
B«hm DhwUoinil hr Deadly
David Bethea, colored. waa abot to
death flood ay afternoon shortly after
4 o'clock by Adam Digga, another
negro, at a tenant boose occupied by a
colored family on tha turn tt Mrs.
Jno. Carmichael in tha oeaaty. Tha
waayen aaod eras a 14-gsoge shotgun
and tha deadly load et shot entered
the negro's body near tha waist Boa
with such effect that ha waa disem
It ia stated that Bethea and Digga
•rant to this hoaao Sunday afternoon
together In a baggy. A number at
negroes were gathered tbara in a so
cial manner. Tboa tar no motive baa
been established for the kflUag./ft
Is aaid wine aad ama prnbdBly
figured tat the tragedy, bat so falLap
otherwise there la an thing to -ajpbr
Hah this theory. It la mid Diggaloft
the boggy, wont Into tha house and
go* tha shat gun. As ha rams Beck
into tha yard ha spoke to aomeao
grom tolling them to "eease on 4 la
way or m sheet yoo." They paaaod
ia reviow as ordered, bat when Ba
thes came toward Mm (Digga) ha re
proached with’ a baggy whip in hls
hand gently wagging H at Digga, and
fust aa tha two negroes oaaaa tigalti
er. it ia aaid, Bethea took held af tha
•ad of tha gun barrel pushing it
downward whan K was iWanlmrg«l aad
tha eeateata entered Us body aa de
Digga, H la reported, attempted to
mmk* his cat-a way, but when ba had
■cm anmething like a mile from the
••sue of tba tragedy he was tpkaa in
•barge by aoaa colored saw sad baM
fa* tba ticia who mm arrived sad
brought the negro to Jail in La aria
Coroner J. S. Jordan was notified
of tba killing aad wont to tba acaaa
v/hara an laqoaat was bald. The fol
lowing tarred aa Jarora with the can
«••*: J- X. Wright, Walter Jackson.
N. Bergman, Allis Jordan, Prank
Onddy B1K.P. BtvUrtk It ia mid
the taattiaony of wftuaaam at tba
eoronae*! banriag was vagus and of
Uttla value in sstnbtishing a motive
for tba kllllag or supplying tba facta
tba ease as viewud by anailiuuesa
The •orondr'a Jury rendered its ver
dict to tba effect that David Bethea
cams to bib death aa the result of a
gunshot wound at the bands of Adam
Diggs, eaterad. Diggi was bald to
superior court and ia in Jail.
“The Reminder 1“
Thursday morning of last week a
gentleman of rural Scotland ap
proached tba court bourn in Laarin>
Wg where be found a Laurinburg
aun busy reading a newspaper.
"Wornte* paper T" qaaried the rw
“No. Just reading The Exchange
—The Laurinburg Exchange.**
“Tba Exchange! Tba ‘Bemtndarr
roe mean; that’s what we people ta
tba country call it. Wa know every
thing there ia in it before it rrmi
out, and H*s Just a reminder. Tba
Reminder!* That would bo a batter
HIGH PBAtSB FOB UNDSBY BUS-'
The following from tbs Christian
Science Monitor of Boston win bo read
with interest bjr friends of Mr. J.
Undoey Beeson, a Now York lawyer
of in terns done] prominence and ■ ten
of Mr. I. B. BnaocU of Lauxinburg.
Lindsey BnaocU waa reared at Syca
more HU1. Bobossb county, and has
hundreds of friends here who edit
read this compliment to hie ability and
prominence with pleas are:
“Lindsey RtsescU, who la to serve
as active chairman of the executive
committee of a newly formed council
on international relatione, will have
Elihu Boot aa his booorary chief and
advisor. In brief the object of the
new organisation is to interest cM
aons of the United States in tater
aatlanal affairs and make them able
to instruct their law making agents
intelligently and wisely on aU issuer
Involving tho United States in for
eign affaire. Mr. Basasll ie a North
Carolinian, a lawyer by prof melon
and also math interested la commer
cial ventures. Be has been promi
nent for some yean as a promoter of
Anglo-American good win and under
standing through hie loyal ssrvice to
the Pilgrims Society of London sad
Now York, of which ho waa a charter
member and pioneer champion, and
alas by Me staid sous and Intelligent
ears of the Interests of tho Japan So
ciety of New Tosh. His acquaintance
with todaontiel Japanese of this gen
eration la very wide, and Japan's
rovemmeut has shown Its apprecia
tion af hia services aa a friend cf that
notion and of many Japanese real
d«iu In tha United States by giving
Urn ana of the decorations battened
for meritorious service.”
EXAMINATION POE BUBAL CAB
BOB AT OLD HUNDRED.
Tha Civil Service Commissi or, sa
meness an exeaduatton to be bald at
Laortnburg July U for tha purpose
of securing a rural mall carrier at
Old Hundred aad aay vacancies that
may occur later at aay postoOct in
the county. Tha axamiimtioa will be
open to both mao and ‘weossa who
are ettiatns of thia county. Those
dashing farther Information can get
•am* *Pldyi"g to tha postmaster
at Laarinburg. Heiutafara woman
hare not bean admitted to thin ex
aminations bet for tha duration of the
war the Civil Berries Commlaeien sa
ne uncao that woman win be admitted
to all carrier examine ticaa upon equal
terms with mm.
FOUR WHITE MEN TO GO TO
, CAMP GBKENLEAP.
Tbe local exemption board baa in
itraction* to mtrain 4 white man for
Camp Croon loaf. Port Oglethorpe,
Ga., during the 5-day period begin
ning July 6th. These men will be se
lected by Hie board end than- names
Mlaa Lori «>a Woodall returned to
Glbaan Sunday after speeding a weak
hare with Mrs. Mary Albritton sod
Mlaa Eateils Cox. Wedneedsy of this
weak Mlaa Woodall gees to Tony,
town, Md., to spend several week*
i TWO MUCH-NEEDED FARM IMPROVEMENTS
«wded at lnxurtos omfy tor pooplo who are rich, but
rather ee prime neceeeitlea far the mni« farmer who
—ate to bo eurneeuful. for tho exp— ot lnotallatioa to
fcgr BO mean* a thin* that rtawb la the way, especially
when the rake of farm pjNducta to rersidwed. •
Wh« one considers that it will take aaly a few hun
dred dollar, to put In a LALLEY PLANT AND WATER
SYSTEM,'It must bo eaid that delayin* buylnt otto of
: them outfits to not enty aalrto* the tom woman to atm,
tteoo upper* eeery dradaocy aad hard work, but It means
wumoOo^soAn^up mlO mon^Mum^^a stoaaiAea
“** r^aucin* au ATOQDO OI mcUVt unB WOK.
a —to system to *Mpgh to men then justify th* eat.
pome of pattlac hi a LA1XEY SYSTEM, while th* eoot
The Scotland Hardware Co.
“ *'»' / _/ ' - t ^ » .4' ' « * • '• i>.j- . ,>? • » • •
Wagram, N. C.
of upkeep from yeer to year is almost nothing. Thera
•ra plenty of farms when a LALLBY PLANT AND
WATER SYSTEM wtl REDUCE THE LABOR FROM
AN HOUR TO THREK HOURS EVERY DAY. Sorely
this is a thing that is worthy of coMideraUon at a time
like title when almost every farmer proposes to work
daring the crop season from twelve to sirtaan hours a
The LaBoy System is the simplest, most practical,
most sAdeof, most dependable and meet deelrmfale electri
cal equipment for the average farmer ever produced.
Avim interested is putting bi an electrical equip
ment and water system shoald write for ful particulars
ea the LALLBY SYSTEM.
Laurinburg, N. C.