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VOLUME XLI, NUMBER 20
WHY SCOTLAND IS
A GOOD COUNTY
Leads the State in Many
Points and Measures
Up Well on Every
Count as Progressive
!—m u mi —irwnm. mi.
<* mr-d co to rod, b the county, and <fa
per acre production ranks with Uw
•• lending mentis* of the world. (Ebs
' tshb of Samos on cotton production
elsewhere in this paper.)
Scotland bad* alTNorth CaroMno
fat the production of canta
tnd watermelons, shipping an
ft out 500 to too ear loads of
and S00 to 400 ear* ol
wataraMtcaa. In the northern oi
sandhill section of the county a east
transformation ia taking place. Thou
sands if acres of land, heretofore ol
little value, arc being converted iota
peach orchard!, and such crops ai
tobacco, dewberries, ate., are praying
most profitable. Many new home
makers are soaring there, and the
' population ia cosmopolitan in tope.
From California, Oregon, and Mon
tana in the far went, and tram all
secttsfcM of the nation now aottbra
are souring fat large numbers and
Is lids that a few years ago could ha
bought for almost nothing are worth
today from 1100 to 1000 the
There arc many untouched
false there yet. Seotland
thousands or'acres of An* .
and many orchards hare.
Peaches are shipped every season ia
largo quantities. Another crop of
much value is pecans, which grow in
ii bund ones bars.
MAY 21 JUNE 3
Jahs Jordan Douglas Will Presell
, tbs Sanson. Julian S. Wilier
Gives lbs Addrsaa
The program of the coromcseement
i exercises of the Laurie burg public
I school* has been completed, and is an
lounctd this week by Mr. 8. W. Babb,
be superintendent. Rev. John Jor
lan Douglas of Wadesboro will
ironrh the annual sermon before the
rrmduating class at the Methodist
hureh on (femday, Jane 1, it 11 s m.
'uesday, Jane 8, at 8 JO p. m., Julian
I. Miller, editor of the Cbariette
dews, will make the literary address
it tbs high school auditorium.
The program for the dosing exer
cises of all the departments and
schooli la given below:
Wednesday, May 21, 3 JO to 6 p. a.,
domestic science exhibit at the high
St, 8:88 p. m.. at the
Central school auditorium, entertain
msnt by the pupils of the first, sec
sad, third and fourth grades.
Wednesday, May 88, 8:80 to i «. m.
Central school auditorium, exhibit* of
the primary department.
Wednesday, May 28, 7 JO p. a, en
tertainment at East Laurinburg
Friday, May SO, 840 p. m., high
school bonding declamation and rad
iation contests, and an operetta by
the grammar grades.
Sunday, Jane 1, 11 a. m., at the
Metho<liit church, beccalaareate aer*
mo*>. Rev. John Jordan Douglas, of
Monday, June t, 840 p. m., high
school auditorium, ami or daaa exer
Tuesday, June 3, 8:3A p. m„ high
•ehool auditorium, graduating iur
daaa. Addrrs* by JuRah 8. Miller,
editor of the Charlotte Vow*, Char
lotte, N. C.
mfL TAYLOR MAKES
GOOD 8PKBCH FOR CO-.
Saye Farmers Meet Market Thalr
Crepe at a Pro* If They Would
*»l*y Nctcasdtiee of life
Dr. Carl C. Taylor of the North
Carolina State College delivered a
moat Inaplrfng and helpfnl address
here at the court house on Thursday
afternoon of last weak. Dr. Taylor
talked on the subject of cooperative
marketing, a subject which is of vital
Interest to every ootton producer of
tho south, aad ho handled the subject
In a manner that did justice to Ms
reputation as a public speaker, aad In
The ipeaer began his address by
•tatlng that he came down from
Raleigh as a representative of all the
farmers of North Carolina, his salary
Wag paid by a state institution for
the purpose of helping to promote tee
Interests of the farmer* of the state.
Year Mate college of agriculture has
three functions, a# you well know: 1.
To teach your hoys how to farm; t.
To conduct experimental stations to
And out what ate the beat thing* for
the farmer* of tho state to do. aad
not to do, aad 8. To help the farm
*1* of tho state to accomplish the
things found as result of these ex
, penmenve VO oe Tor UMr Met internet.
Ihylpr, "I am connected at
tha State College with the fir* of
ta* aa a wait of ray twelve
P" °f «tady «rf ooenemie condition.
In the otate 1 M that lam ic a por
tion to earve the fewer, ta the Opa
city of cooperating marketing, and
a problem which I better* to be the
gwteet problem confronting the
The troable with fanatn today hi
not eo nmeh the teat that they do not
knew hear to peedaea, hoi rather tea
fact that toy da via* know how to
prodoee with a pro St and ta market
a*,a proSt. Parteteg ia ne longer an
BnenpytemWt it tea tomtoetoaDd
to enter,to tan preStobli bnrfaem’we
price, for the yriiterti they lew
Korth OnolinA will tm fb from
tnyftr Um Mb of-- *
rv « to *» tf m mt
^JtaraSig i« not making two btedaa
ATwakor In kmiUif.
# / •
CLYDE R. HOEY
Bar. B. P. Bum pea af BoMgk WUJ
PitK* Samoa Ini day at 11
Tha commencement nserrtwn of the
ftfhaon high achool will begin on
Thursday evening of thin wank with
a rodtal by the pupil* af tha depart
ment of mode- Ree. R. F. Bworu,
of Raleigh, formerly pastor of tha
Methodist church of Laurinburg, wul
preach tha baccalaureate sermon
Sunday morning at 11 c’doek. This
service will be hsld In the Mgh —»«~d
auditorium and tha pobUe U invited
The commencement address wiB be
given by Hoc. Clyde R. Hoey, of
Shelby. Mr. Hoey will apeak Wednes
day. May >1. at 11 o'clock la the
morning. He it recognised aa am af
the greatest orators of tho state and
is h> grant demand for-1
raent addresser. On tMa particular
day, May II, he eras ashed to main
exactly one doaan apaachaa at school
comm»>otninti, jlaH the Gibson /olkj
«OB|iiti)ttiiif themif^w that
Mr. Haoy daeided to coma to (Jlbaon.
Up at Shelby Clyde Hoey is tiu
merwtourly popular with his home peo
ple. Recognised as «ne of the ablest
lawyers in the state, be commands the
respect and cenfldener of everybody in
his home town sad county. People
i have faith In Clyde Hoey and when
i Ms name Is nientioned for public
office they whoop it ap, as they did in
In ths memorable campaign whan he
defeated a Charlotte man for cotters**
m the tenth district a nrw years ago
ia one of tbo moot nportoi iiloi cso
te*U in the political history of tbo
stats. Bat . Mr. Hoey soon tired of
;pnbMc Ufs In Washington, declared ha
would not be in the way of any man
iwbo wantod tbo ptaaa whan his tana
expired and he went back to Shelby
to Bra among his awn people, where
yearn before aa a pear bay be had
worked bis way through a print shop
into the hearts of Us towns- and
oooaty-paople, and than into the law
and a repetition that is more than
»«ate-wl<i«. Dp there the folks asealiy
think anything that Clyde Hoay spon
sors la right, becaoee Hoay ia always
on the right side of every big ques
tion. A tew year* ago be led the
movement for the catsbtlaliment of a
public hospital in hie home town and
it went over He. Ha ia a member of
■ the- Methodist church and an Sunday
I teaches one of tba largest men's
i classes in the atate. A feyr yards
;eWay Max Gardner teaches another
class in the Baptist ebarch, and these
!two classes count their numbers by
i the Hundreds, showing what big-men
jean do in a small team.
Those who go to Gibson next
Wednesday to hear Clyde Hoey will
get something worth taking borne
with them, and a few thrills that
will make life look better to them.
Other numbers of the Gibson Com
mencement wlir be a program an Fri
day cveaiag. May 1*. by tbs primary
and grammar gradaa. Monday at 8
p. m. will be the annual senior con
text. Ta sadly at 8 p. m. will oome
the clans exercises, and the ftnal exer
cises will be held Wednesday evening
when an operetta, “Snow White," win
Mr. C. Grigg is principal of the
Gibson aehool and ia assisted by a
corps- of about 18 leathers.
LAUREL HILL HIGH
SCHOOL HAS MOST
Leek* Forward to Greater Pi ogress
With New BnUdiag Next Tear,'
The Laurel HOI Ugh school baa
teat closed a moet eoeeoaaful year.
The eneaking eontaat waa not only of
a high order, bat waa an tanplxation
to .the large audlenoe, which by their
pidena showed their lm far tha
school and their cooperation with the
JNO. F. M'NAIR
M* 61X6,1X6 far the Whefa at Set*
ef F1*e Per Cant 111 ir sat.
Jno. F. McNair, Inc., w«e the n*
ctaaful bidder far the *1X6400 high
way bonds which the county eom
mlsaioneru sold Monday, May It. The
bid was *1*6416 and the rata ef fas
ten* la I par cent par an nan. Thera
wen <6 other bidders, and the west
beat bids was the bid of W. U Slay
ton 4 On., and was 1116400 with la-1
tenet at 6 per seat.
The bonds stn sold to pay the
county's pert ef the eoet of the ooa
strwetion ef the held surface high
way which will aeon be completed to
the Richmond county line, and which
will extend entirely serous the eownty,
a distance ef 174 mi tea and la being
built as a state project, the state
bearing neat ef the expense.
The pobSc dm of Scotland county
Is now 61*6400, then being out
standing rtfll 610400 ef the court
hoQFC sjkl 4ail bondi.
The bids for the *125,006 bead in
sur sold Monday wet* as tofiewn:
A. 4 t. BeB Company, *125,8*8.
Interest 6 1-4 per cent.
Spitser, Bosch 4 Oo., 61X64X6. fa>
tereat 6 1-4 per cent.
Daniel Robison 4 Co.. *1X0476, In
terest 6 1-4 per cant.
flseaopgccd 4 Meyer, *1X6466, In
terest 6 1-4 pe reant '
8. M. Grant 4 Oe.. 61X641X44 ro
te rest 6 1-4 pe reant
Blanche*, Thombugh 4Vanderaell.
61X64*74*, interest 6 1-4 per eent.
Kalman, Gates 4 Co., 11274X6, la
timt 6 l-« par cant.
C W. Me Near A Co, 81X401.88,
I Interest 6 1-4 per cant.
| Kauffman, Smith A Co, tl>AU2,
intern* S 1-4 par sent.
Gao. H. Burr A Co, *1X7,***, in
ternet 6 1-4 par cent.
Pint National Bank of Laaria
bwrg, <1X400, Intenxt 1-4 par coot.
Hatvchutt Bead Co, $18848848. in
tonot B 1-4 par awt
Braun. Boeworth A Co, $187479.
Intern* 1 1-4 par acut
Caldwell A Co, $1874 It. iatanst
5 1-* per eaot.
' Strnheoaon,' Parry, ftaeay Co,
telaraat at B 1-4 par eaot.
j H. W. Byflaby Ca, Buttxy, Pock A
Ri«kwnp4. $19*46*, internet.* 1-4 par
W«J Roti A IrviRg. *1X8476. la
tix«.r7B,'ln%wat >t-4.par MX*.
Detroit fcempahy. *1X7,506,
(otanat B 1-4 paf eaat. .
PnukWn A Ca, *1X740-7*. la
te reet 6 1-4 par oant. *
(Scotland County Baring* Bank.
$187.41$. inU reft 5 1-4 par mtt
Bird, BIMott A Bnrriaon, (1X8,145,
interest 5 1-8 par aant.
Gao. H. Burr A Co, XX.I1SA0, in
to nr *t B par eaot
W. L. Slayton A Co-, *1X6400. in
tifiit 5 ptT ftnit *
Jao. r McNair, lac, S12S4X6, la
tarart 6 par eaat.
DH-W.l HILL MAKES
' MEMORIAL DAT SPEECH
Bauatlfal Exsrdaea at lfathadtat
Our* Saturday Morula g, far
Honoring (bo heroes ad the South
ern .Confederacy, non and women,
both the Maine and the dead, the peo
ple of LanWburc end Sootfind
county, under the leadership of tho
Scotland Chapter of the Uni tod
Daughter* of the Confederacy, gath
ered at the Methodhd church in Lau
ncher* Saturday morning. May 10, at
II o'clock and were thrilled with a
; program that lotted for an hour.
Dr. W. B. Hni. of tho Pint Pno
C. F. EVERETT
Expert*^'WaH^UgUrt Nasi Wash
Uto la Jely'''*" ******
Contract far tha baildtog of Ua
^°burr'» modal homo has been 1st to
C. F. Witt, local contractor and
buUUor, and work on tba building ie
expected to start some tine next
H. O, Covington and
Lonnie Hammond, owners tf the new
Nbarben section known ae Gian Eden,
will build the modal hema for mm in
the bettor hemoo campaign hem and
whan eempletad willcnd It to tha
batter home* committee for a weak
a» two weak*' demonstration, when
the bouse will be thrown open to tlm
public and experts an decorations,
famishing*, ate., will be on hand to
furnish information and offer mg.
garni ana to piemeative home Indlilors
amd home owm^Twho want fetea?
tlfy their hemes and main thorn meat
•dsntha for a raaaonaUa axpandi*
tore of meaty.
Mian Marian Swain, the tmma dam
•nitration agent, perhaps is doe
to the plan tor asaw time, and a few
mraaka age aka eeOad a meeting at the
comrt hoase of a few pa mows who
were firtaw the aim their miiaim
went, and from thie meeting came Gw
aftog from Mosers Covington and
Hammond U Mid tb hoaaa and ic«a
it for M ia tb —-^TnTn.
rtraScT to the -« bama d^
Committees will be ——hi aeon tor
certain phases of tba work wtbcfc wiR
have to be dene to faralGiing tba
iS?* hrmaat7^9 Gw rroaade, the to
torior dmamtian, ate, and tor mak
ing arrangements far the '-nTftii
tion weak pmgram which wiR he held
as soon as Gw beam is completed.
JUNIOR ORDER PHE
8RNT8 BIBLE AND FLAG
TO HIGH SCHOOL
The formal uwim aad pcesenta
b«a of a BfU. aad a UaKad States
•uditcrioja on Friday ^ ***"
Jrm. MMkd la shady Ma tha
Masonic Ball down Mate aad Chudi
streets and to the school buUdttg.
The largo flag, with the
colon, ted. white aad blue, mas
home by «ix aiatm of the ledge.
Tha formal nerd see at the high
school on ifli rule si won moot hani
atve and lediMlw. Mr. J. X Fhspor
man spoha far the Junior Order, aad
for which H steads. TwJto Order
— mod American,
to tha great
of liberty aad
gave their Ufa's blood In eariter years
of the lepabUc.
Rar. W. It BoyaB, h> behalf of the
Junior Order, mean*id tha BM* to
Itbo school, sad Bar. S. L MaB ac
cepted IT tor On school. They both
•poke briefly and Interestingly.
lieutenant Bryant af Fart Bragg,
mad* the speech of presentation of the
Flag and emphasized tha patriotic
principle, which it Inspires sad to
*tUlt in the hearts of the yeirth ef tha
country. Mr. K. B. Gibson accepted
the flag in behalf af the school nod
expressed the appreciation of tha
eoMunwilty for the flne seaUinoat
which prompted the giving of m beau
tiful flag to the high school.
WILL D. UPSHAW
M ON DA Y NIGHT
to anted ,
(rhr»« to 1
for* to a
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Amw to I
tog at JU
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