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A REPUBLICAN NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE UPBUILDING OF AMERICAN HOMES AND AMERICAN INDUSTRIES.
BURLINGTON. N. C, JULY 27,1910.
BE COSIEST AND HOW
' the vote stands
Liois A. Workman,
L Mvrtle Tate,
BurliDfton R. F. D’$.
1;^ Jennie Whitsell, R. 4,
Kmma Ovemian R. 1.
^nw6 I^&tlock.> R. 2,
I" Ollie Ector, Route 2,
Kosa Crouse, Route 4,
fc Graded School,
|jvan Graded School,
l:;s Grace Amick,
Haw River, No. 1.
i;;s Carrie Albright,
Elon College, N. C.
Union Ridge, No,
h, Lottie Terrell,
(^11 For The RepnMlcan
Of the Fifth District of North Car
Notice is hereby given that
pursaunt to order of the Repuli-
cana Executive Committee of the
Fifth Congressional District of
North Carolina, I do hereby call
a convention to be held in Greens
boro N. C., on the ninth day of
August 1910, at eight o’clock p.
The purposes of this convention
are to nominate a candidate ibr
Congress, for the election of
members of the Executive Com
mittee and for the transaction of
such other business'as may pro
perly come before said convention
This July 7th., 1910.
John T. Benbow,
Ch. Rep. Ex. Com. 5th N. C.
J. Zeb Waller, Secretary.
Sad Death oi a Young Wife.
leortjia Bell Isley, wife of Alf-
M Isley, was born June 4th,
kv5, and departed this life July
fiih’, 1910, aged 25 years one
bth and sixteen days. She
Lrhe daughter of John and
[ate Patton, who went home to
many /ears ago. She leaves
[husband, two small children
three brothers to mourn her
Lain. While quite young she
(rofessed faith in Christ and
lined the Presbyterian church,
i'rom that time she has loved the
rch and labored for its up-
Jjiiding. She died in the triumph
: a blessed faith. He r favorite
^lapter was the 14th, chapter of
above notes were handed
lithe writer on entering the
|®e of Mr. Isley at Trollinwood
21st, where he had been
liled to conduct the faneral of
jirs, Isley. On the 26th of Dec.
it was the pleasure of the
piter to have this couple stand
fore him and take the vows of
tiatrimony. How strong and
lealthful the young bride looked
fcai day. But alas, that dread
lisease consumption made his ap-
prance and snatched away this
bniie, loving woman. It is the
lestimony of those who lived near
|er that Mrs. Isley was a most
pellent neighbor. It will be
lemembered that Mr. and Mrs.
Isley lived in Burlington for some
liiiie after their marriage, Mr.
jilty having run one of the
|lacksmith shops on Andrew
I'reet. Many friends extend
pir sympathy to the husband
pd relatives in this their sore
N. The body was laid to rest
ft HawfieldsPresbyterian church.
J. D. Andrew.
Republican County Convention.
The Republican county con
vention for Alamance county is
hereby called to meet iri the
court house at Graham, N. C.,
July 30th, 12 m. for the purpose
of electing delegates and alter
nates to the State, Congressional,
Judicial and Senatorial conven
tions, and to transact such other
business as may properly come
before the convention. The
primaries for all the townships
and precincts except Burlington
and Graham, will meet at the
usual places Saturday July 23rd,
4:00 p. m. Township chairmen
will please take notice and see
that the widest publicity possible
is given to the precinct meetings
and that the same are regularly
held in accordande with the inles
governing the same.
T. F. McVey, Chm'n.
E. S. W- Dameron, Sec.
By order of the Republican
County Executive Committee of
This the 30th day of June 1910.
8. L II. No. I
Miss Swanna Isley who has
been at Alamance for quite a
while returned to her home on
No. 7 Saturday.
Misses Genia and Lizzie Shoiff-
ner and Della Allred spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Ai
red hear Burlington.
Quite a crowd of young people
gathered at Mrs. Sidney Jerrel’s
Saturday night the 4th and had
quite an enjoyable time. Ice
cream was served.
Miss Bertha Boone of No. 4,
is spending sometime with her
sister Mrs. W. B. Montgomery.
Mrs. J. B. Wagoner of Burling
ton spent last week with Mrs. J.
Miss Lois Reitzel who has been
in Raleigh for several days re
turned home Monday.
J. J. Sharpe lost a good horse
last week this was the 4th in the
last few years.
Miss Dora Bullard went
to Randolph last week for a short
Misses Swanna Patterson and
Jennie Vaughn spent Saturday
night and Sunday on No. 1 visit
ing G. W. Patterson.
J. B. Robertson is spending
this week, on No. 1.
E. A. Coble who has been in
Virginia for quite a while selling
trees returned home Friday,
Thanks for nice fruit last week
and especially to A. M. Isley for
a nice box of grapes, first we
Our friend Luton M. Coble,
threashed wheat Friday evening
and when his help departed for
home that night one young man
decided to stay and make his hom.e
Luck to the baby.
Watch for the wedding that is
to be pulled off soon. Won’t tell
who they are.
John M. Hayden and Miss
-wxlia Conklin w^ere quietly mar-
in (jraham last Thursday
Joseph Clendenin Esq., of-
:"iating'. These young people
not intend for it to be known
'•! present, but found it impossi-
•''' «s it was generally know^n
-■''t iriorning-, Mr. Hayden is a
•-'periicj' by trade, and came
than a year ago from
iile, and has been living
brother-in-law, Mr. J.
, . Editor of the State Dis-
Miss ConkHn is the
of Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
■'iKun of Kast Burlington.
lire Boys at NewBem.
The Republican Primary of
North Burlington Precinct will
be held in the Mayor’s Hall, July
29, 1910, at 8:15 p. m. to nomi
nate delegates to the Co;unty Con
vention and elect precinct com
mittee and transact such ot
her business as may come before
This July 15, 1910.
Jno. R. Hoffman,
i 'e Company left Monday
N'jet ial car attached to No.
' -Newbern to spend a w^eek
the annual meeting of
'j-nvjn of^the State, Nev/-
"•ok-oniod the boys by cele-
'-no day of the founding
Those who went
;• , 'i^yor (’. R. Love, John
i J. Zeb. WaUer.
^'-K'. Mack Squires, C.
' Pete Neese, Chas,
‘ 0, V. Heritag’e, C. 0.
V\os,ki5^^ Cable, G. W.
(J. Durham and
uayor Barrett, H, F.
Pickett and Mr.
The Republican Township Con
vention of Melville township, is
hereby called to meet in the Club
room at Mebane, Saturday July
23rd, at 8 o’clock p. m. for the
purpose of sending delegates to
the County Convention and for
the transaction of any other bus
iness that may come before said
By order of the Republican Ex.
S. Arthur White, Chairman,
C. R. Grant, Secretary.
July 15, 1910.
The Republican primary for
South Burlington precinct is here
by called to meet at the residence
of Mr. Sparrow, near Aurora
Mills Thursday night July 28, at
8 o’clock, for the purpose of se
lecting delegates and alternates
to atteding the county convention
to be held at Graham, N. C. July
SOth, 1910, and to elect a precinct
committee of three for the ensu
ing two years. It is earnestly
hoped that all persons who intend
to support the Republican ticket
.this year' will attend.
W. J. Horn, Chairman.
F. S. Cheek, Secretary.
St. Marks Reformed Sunday
School will have their annual pic
nic on the grounds of the church
at 10 o’clock a. m. next Saturday
July 30th. Bring your basket
and enjoy the day with those
earnest Sunday School workers.
This church is now 48 years old
and has the largest Sunday School
this summer that it has had in
all its history.
Death of Mr. Jonathan Brooks.
Again the grim monster death
. visited our community and claims
for its victim one of our respect
ed and most aged citizens Jonat
han Brooks, who was bom in
Rockingham county December
11 1827 and was married to Sy-
rena C. Hurdle who preceeded
him to their celestial home, she
having died nine years ago.
Three sons, three grand child
ren survive them. He was a
consistent member of the Primi
tive Baptist Church for more than
50 years, a greater part of which
time was a deacon. He loved his
church and was a faithful atten
dant at all its services, a staunch
advocate of its doctrine and ne
ver lost an oppontunity to ad
monish the wayward or to en
courage the faint hearted his
motto being prepare for eternity
for time is but a span to connect
us with the everlasting beyond.
He was in the Thirty-sixth N.
C. Regiment during the civil war
and loved the cause of the south.
In politics he was an uncompro
mising Democrat, because he be-
lived democracy right. About
14 years ago he fell from a load
of feed and dislocated one of liis
hips which caused him to be un
able to walk without assistance
the rest of his life. During this
time he suffered much but bore
it all with patience.
On July 23rd at 2:30 o’clock at
the age of 82 he passed vale
sorrow and joined his life com
panin in that better land. And
novv?^ how sad the thought no fat
her or mother to love.
Funeral was conducted Sunday
July 24 Rev. 0. J. Denny of
, Greensboro attended by a large
concourse of relatives and friends
We join the large number of
friends in extending sympathy.
A New Doctor for Burlington.
Dr. W. D. Moser who secured
license to practice medicine at
the last regular examination has
decided to locate in Burlington,
Dr. Moser is an Alamance Co.
man. He v/as born and reared
in Cobles township being a son
of Thadius L. Moser, Dr. Moser
secured his literary education at
Oak Ridge Institute and the
Then he took the full medi
cal course in our university and
graduated with honor at the last
commencement we take pleasure
in welcoming Dr, Moser to our
town and in introducing him to
the people of our town and com-
munityi His professional card
will be found in this paper.
'ile AUnsance Hospital.
Crowded out last week.
At a liiass^meeting of the citi
zens of Burlington Township in
the Christiian church a perman
ent organization was affected for
raisirig fands in Burlington town
ship for the Alamance Hospital
by electing F. L. Williamson
Chaii'man and John R. Hoffman,
Secretary, and the following Ex-
ecutire Committee: Dr. W. G.
Stafford!, R L. Williamson, John
M. Cook, W. E. Sharpe, J. Zeb
Waller, and John R. Hoffman,
At a meeting of the iSxecutive
Committee held later the follow
ing soliciting committee for Bur
lington were appointed: First
Ward. Dr. T. S. Faucett, A. M.
Garwood, C. L. Isley, and Walter
Williamson. Second Ward J. G.
Holt, Claud Fonville, Geo. D.
Smith, and R. J. Hall. Third
Ward. E. H. Murray, Lutner Qa-
tes, M. B. Lindsey and S. A.
Horne. Fourth Ward. J. L.
Scott, Erwin Holt, J. H. Vernon,
F. S Cheek, B. E. Teague and J
W. Cates. ^
This soliciting committee is
called to meet with the Executive
Committee in the Swannanoa
Club Room Friday night at 8.15
p. ni. Any one w^ho may wish to
make a voluntary subscription
can do so by calling on any one
of tliese solicitors or the Secre
tary of the Executive Committee
A Deserving Compliment.
Burlington, N. C.
July 25th, 1910.
W, P. Ireland,
Hico Milling Co.,
3ai Sir:—I am writing you
this letter for the reason that
belicjve in giving credit where
credit is due.
I like good bread and have been
accustomed to it all my life, with
the possible exception v/hen I was
boarding away from home before
ray marriage. Since I have been
manied my only trouble about
bread is to provide enough of it.
In order to have good bread one
must good flour, of course,
and my vvife is very particular
abouit stiklng to a brand
that she has found to be satisfac
tory and for this reason she came
very: near countermanding an or
der i iiad given for a small sack
of flijiar for a trial after being
told by Grover Moore that he was
out of the brand we had been
buying which is a well know flour
ground at Danville, Va. Well,
the Bmall sack came and when
the l:)iscuits from it were on the
tabhs Sunday morning we all de
cided that the flour was superior
to any we havehad in long time. It
is wiiite, light and tastes good,
and there and then it occurred to
me to write you complimenting
you upon the product of youi’ new
mill. The only reason I can see
for any one sending any money
away from here for flour is that
you might not be able to supply
the deinand. The other mills in
the vieinity may make as good
but am sorry to say we havn’t
tried them lately.
W e are all too ready to patro
nize the fellow away from home
too the detriment of our friends
and neighbors, and in as much
as a steady flow of money is go
ing f3“om this State to Virginia
for another well known commo
dity it seems well enough to get
our flour and anything else we
have to buy from our home peo
ple if we can get it feood.
li" you can use this letter which
is v?ritten without your know
ledge and consent to further your
business in any way I hope
you will do so and you can count
upoa as as customers as long as
your sjoods are up to standard.
Was about to forget to mention
that siter eating breakfast Sun
day morning I was interested
endiigh to go to f h e pantry to
learn the brand of which I found
to be “HiCO Best.”
Vvitli good wishes, I am.
Banks E. Teague.
Big Bay at Baynes Store.
Th^s Masons held their annual
picriie at Baynes Store yesterday.
The; occasion was attended by a
larg:e crowd. Two games of ball
were played, one between Gedar
Grove and Mebane the other be
tween Pagetown and Baynes
Store, Several from this city
ElfVEN je NIUD
Gim Explodes at Fort Monroe i¥ith
Fortress Monroe, Va., July
—Eleven men of the coast artill
ery are dead tonight as the result
of the_ blowing oiit of av bre^h
block in one or the big guns with
which the fort was engaged in
target practice. A half dozen
others are in the post hospital^
one of whom may die. The exr
act cause of the explosion is not
yet definitely determined, al
though a board of inquiry Was
appointed immediately Jafter the
disaster by orders froni the war
department at Washington.
The explosion took place it Biat-
tery De Russy ; No, 1 gun doing
the damage. The gun was in;
charge of Capt. Janies Prentice,
who had with him Lieut. G«orge
R Hawes, Jr., and George L.
Vau Deusen. Lieutenant Hawes
had gone forward from the breech
to examine the range wheel when
the charge was exploded! He
was thrown down and moinent-
arily stunned, but otherwise was
In the thick> heavy smoke the
scene was almost indescriable.
Ei;g:ht men were killed ouitright,
their bodies lying scatter^jd
around the emplacement. , Under
the pall the wounded writhed and
moaned. Captain Prentice and
Lieutenant Hawes foresiaw a fur
ther sacirifice or life if the ether
charge canght from the smolder-
in sparks, and the two sent out
a call for surgeons while they at
tacked the flames with their bare
Captain Prentice reached the
emplacement first and before
looking into the extent of dam
age, he pushed his way through
the smoke and sparks and car
ried out a bag of powder. He
then was joined by Hawes, and
the two completed the task of
averting a further explosion.
Washington, D. C., July'22.—
Further particulars rcgiirding the
fatal explosion attending the
heavy gun practice fire in whicli
eleven soldiers were killed and
several seriously injured, were
received at the War Department
today from Colonel Townsley.
The accident was due to a prenir
ature discharge and before the
breech block was in place. The
discipline at the battery, after
the accident, was excellent, the
shocked and injured men direct
ing the work of aid in removing
the more seriously injurM and
dead. Lieutenant Hawes, ex
tinguished with his bare handLs
burning material which threat
ened to ignite a second powder
charge. The officers express thei
deepest sympathy today for the
dead and injured. Just what
is responsible for the explosion
is not known definately, but it is
believed it was not due to lack
of precaution on the part of the
In Honor of Miss Brown.
Miss Blanche Story delightfiil-
ly entertained a large number of
her friends last Thursday night
from nine to twelve at their home
on Union Church Avenue in ho
nor of her guest Miss Helen
Brown of Raleigh. The friends
were met with a warm greeting
by Miss Mabel Ellis and Miss
Story, who ushered them into the
parlor. The first entertainment
of the evening was a “Vegetable
Contest” in which Miss Iris Holt
won the prize a beautiful “Jabot”
while the booby after being con-;
tested for was carried away by
Ed. Gant. After the contest
punch was served the punch bowl
presided over by Miss Byrd Daily.
The room in which the punch was
served was elaborately decorated
with cards cut in the shape of a
sun flower. Music for the occa
sion was furnished by Misses
Nettie Daily, Florine Robertsdn
and T. D. Dupuy. Those present
were: Misses Sue Mebane, Nonie
Moore, Verna Cates, Myrtle Is
ley, Elsie and Netta Cook, Sadie
Long, Florine Roberson, Iris Holt
Nettie and Byrd Daile5^ Erina
Graves and Mrs, Dr. Frost.
Messr^s. Bright Willis, Ed.
Gant, Prof. Spiker, Latinum
Hornaday; Carey Isley, Walter
Story, John Lynch George. Isley,
Edgar Holt, John Lasley, T. 1).
Dupuy* Jack Hornaday 'Claud
Fonville, Sipe Flemings, and Dr.
Ice Cl earn Supper.
llbte young mens social class of
Shallow Ford Sunday School virill
fflve an ice cream supper at the
Shallow Ford public school house
oh Saturday night Jtily 30 1910.
For the benefit of the church.
Come boys ane bring your best
^1 and give her a:l] w ice cream
she can eat. We will also have a
voting contest for the pretties
girl, everybody inyit^ to come.
Messrs, W. R. Sellars andi fa
mily, Ernest Sellars and family^
Jno. Barnwell and family* Dr.
Brooks and wife, Miisses Annie
Morrow and Annie Bason and C.
V, Sellars left Thursday for a tent
days outing to be speht at Ston*
wall Spring ahoiit eight north of
here. The, party Will spend the
time tenting but in the open air,
fishing and enjoying the gaiety
of country life. W^e wish them
much pleasure but sympathize
with the diminuti ve specimens of
the finny tribe.
At a meeting of the Burlingtoai
Hospital committee Sunday after-
noon at the Christian church it
was decided to begin a house t«;
house canvass for Burlington
township August 4ith, closing
August :13th. Djiring this time
every person will be solicited te
give something or take stock i«
the County Hospital. The Com
mittee feel that it is necessary tos
the imj^rtance of this movement,
but believe all that is necessary
to secure the funds is to make
the needs of this institution
known. It was further decided
to arrange with the three county
papers for a Hospital iEdition on
August 3rd, at which time a com
plete list of all the solicitoi^ for
this township will be published,
giving each one his particular
Killed by Ughtiimg.
The youngest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Clapp, of the
Mt. Hope church section of Guil
ford couhty,* was killed. by light
ning yesterday (Tuesday)
noon during the eiisetitei storm.
Swannie was about nine year®
old and was the sister of Messrs.
Banks and Wyatt Clapp of thift
Mr. W. H. Fogleman Moves to Oty.
W. H. Fogleman, of R. K IX
No. 10, father of Messrs. A. T.,
T. D. and Joe F^glman, of our
city has bought the Hall house
bn West Front street and will
move here this fall. Mr. Fogle-
man is a prosperous farmer as
well as one of the best citizens of
that Community. Hence We are
glad to have him and his tw®
daughters. Misses pzzie and
Julia become citizeni3 of our tovi^R.
Come Agaia^ Yon Are Beat.
Mr. J. A. Sparrow, who re
sides about two miles northeast
of town, the Durham road, is
a champion potato riaiser, too^
He planted a half bushel of Irish
pota,toes on very ordinary grburld
and realized therefrom 12 busheli
of fine, large potatoes.—Chappy
[Mr. E. R. Graves, Mebane R.
F. D. No. 1, was in the city last
week and he tells us that
he planted an eighth of an acre
in potatoes and dug ,56 bushels
therefrom. This is raiclng po
Cara Of Tlipfes,
We desire to extend our sin^
cere thanks to; our neighboi's and
friends foi* their kindness and
sympathy during the sickness and
death of our father, Jonathan
Quite a bit of history is con
nected with the table wbich
Luther Cates and Mr. Noah, w'ht?
works at Anthony’s saw mill
made. The table was made ou t
of old cherry slats secured frora
the old cards at the Glencoe eot'
ton mills. We are told that m
piece of lumber in the table, is
more than one-half inch thick or
one and one-half inch wide, aU
glued together as if one solid;
piece of work. The table is nicely;
varnished and will be kept as a
relic, is on exhibition at Badley ’s