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BURLINGTON. N. C., SEPTEMBER 14, 1910,
THE CONTEST kM HOW
Miss Lois A. Workman, 11,950
“ Swannie Patterson, 14,350
‘ Myrtle Isley, 3,350
Myrtle Tate, . 1,000
Lillian Tamer, 925
Burlington R. F. D’s.
Miss Jennie Whitsell, R. 4, 3,325
“ Emma Overman R. 1. 1,625
Annie Matlock, R. 2, 400
“ Ollie Ector, Rout^ 2, 200
" Rosa Crouse, Route 4, 200
}^iiss Mary Stout, 14,225
Spring' Graded School, 500
Sylvan Graded School, 200
Miss Grace Amick, 300
Haw River, No. I.
Iviiss Carrie Alt'right, 13,300
Elon College, N. C.
M i ss Mol li e Baldwin. 6,650
Union Ridge, No. 1.
Miss Lottie Terrell, 300
Kepublican Cointy Convention,
Notice is hereby given the
Republican Convention for Ala
mance Co. will be held in the
Court House Graham, N. C.
Saturday 17th of September at
noon for the pnirpose of nomina
ting candidates for the several
county officers and a candidate
for Legislature and to transact
such other business as may prop
erly come before said convention.
The precinct primaries in all
the precincts except those in the
cities and towns will be held on
Saturday, Spt. 'lOth, at 1 o’clock
p, m. for the purpose of electing
delegates to said county conven
tion and transact such other
business as may properly come
before said primaries. The fix
ing of the time for the primaries
in the towns is left with the com-
rnittee of each precinct.
By order of the Alamance
County Republican Executive
This August 22nd, 1910.
T. F. McVey, Ch’m.
E. S. W. Dameron, Sec.
A Primary of the Republican
voters of North Burlington pre
cinct, will be held in the Maj^or's
Hall, September 16th, 1910 at 8
o'clock p. m. to elect delegates
to the county convention, and to
transact such other business as
may come befctre the primary,
-vhich is to be held at Graham,
K, C. September 17th, 1910,
This the 31 day of Aug. 1910.
John R. Hoffman, Geo. D. Smith,
Registrars and Judges of Election.
At a meeting of the County
Board of Elections for Alamance
county, held in Graham on the
first Monday of September, 1910,
the 'following Registrars and
Judges of election, to held
on the 8th day of November,
1910, for the election of state,
county, towr/ship o!!icers ^ and
member of Congress, were'duly
appointed for thepurposeof con
ducting said election as provided
Pattersons Township: Regis
trar, C. H. Brown; Judges, Jno.
Anderson and Wm. H. Euliss.
Coble Township: Registrar,
Gi’een A. Nicholson; Judges,
Gaston Sharpe and L, L. Patter
Boon Station Township: Re
gistrar, W. T. Noah; Judges M.
A. Atkinson and June R. Ker-
Mortons Township: Registrar,
C. M’ Pritchett; Judges, D. M.
Ireland ^and Jno. F. Sutton._
Faucett Township; iRegistrar
Wm. J. Graham; Judges, Chas.
Wilson and Sam Lineberry.
Graham Township: Registrar,
Jno. M. McCracken; Judges,
Robt. L. Holmes and R. G. Fos
Albright Township: Registrar,
G. M. Holt; Judges, Geo. F.
Tompson and Cicero Thomson.
Newlin Township: Registrar,
Walter Stockard; Judges, Caleb
McPherson and Chas. Newlin.
Thompson Township: Saxa-
pahaw Precinct: Registrar; Geo.
T. T. Morrow; Judges, B. J. Wil
liamson and J. Newlin Thomp
Swepsonville Precinct: Regis
ter. J. Pope Bradshaw; Judges,
W. C. Neese and M. G. Pike.
Melville Township: Registrar,
H. A. Bason; Judges, W. W Cor
bett and L. A. Crawford.
Pleasant Grove Township: Re
gistrar, W. B. Sellars; Judges,
Chas. G. Maynard and Zan Barn
BuElington Township, North
Burlington Precinct: Registrarr,
B. M. Vvalker; Judges, C. B.
Ellis and S. A, Horae.
South Burlington Precinct:
Registrar, C. R. Love; Judges,
V. H./Snyder and L. C. Fogle-
Haw River Township: Regis
trar J. H. Blackmon; Judges W.
T. Williamson and S. C. Spoon.
This the 15th day of Sept., 1910.
R, A. FREEMAN,
WILL S. LONG,
The Campaign is On.
The campai^i is on, politics is
beginning to sizizle. Do you want
to keep posted upon what is do
ing? If so subscribe for The
State Dispatch. Every Repub
lican should take it, in order to
know what his party is doing.
Every D^niocirait should take it to
keep posted upon what the Re
publicans are doing. We will
give it all for One Dollar per
year, shorter time in proportion.
We v/ill be fair to our opponents,
v/e will not color the reports to
boost our side. How many papers
Democratic or Republican can
you depend upoin in thisxespect.
Subscribe for the fairest and best
Republican paper in the State.
You will never regret it and we
will appreciate it. Who will be
the first to get on the honor roll,
tlie best thing going.
Main Goes Democratic.
For the first time since 1880
5 ■ M;ite of Maine has gone Dem-
:■- a'ic. electing the Governor,
■ . mil Congressmen, with
‘ v;:is!:iture in doubt. This re-
- ,-(>rne comfort, but too
■ fihouW pot be
.at: t,(> i,he result in^No-
r. I.uca; isstics CHUse^l the
' -ils ’.ime. Principles and
the issue next
and the Republican Gindidate for Congress.
Will Address the People of
Alamance County in
Saturday Sept. 17
The Graham Bra$s Band will
furnish music for the occasion
everybody is invited to come
out and hear thesie Distinguis
hed Speakers, ’
Friendship S chool Fair.
On Saturday October l5th,
1910, the citizens of Friendship
School District will Iibld their
first District Fair on their school
The Fair will consist of exhib
its of farm, garden, dairy and
kitchen products, and live stock,
owned or produced by citizens of
the district, or,by any patrons of
the Friendship school.
Members of the State Depart
ment of Agriculture will address
the citizens on subjects pertain
ing to farjai and home improve
ments and education, and will
judge the exhibits and award the
cirtificates and premiums.
Prizes will be ^ven to the win
ners in a series' of athletic and
The purpbse!in Viewin institut
ing the Friendship School Fair is
to get the interest of the citizens
centered in the Public Schools ; to
make to a greater e^ftent^ the
social nuqleus of the commiinity ;
to encourage good-ri^tured com
petition among the fariners; a,hd
to increase the pleasures of home
and farm life in the District.
It is expected that the occasion
shall be a gala day for visitors
from all parts of the county and
for the neighborhood.
Anyone who is interested in the
success of the Fair, ahd^ants to
know more about it, may write
the Principle of Friendship High
School, Buriihgton, JiT. C. Route
Chairman Republican Executive
E. S. W. Dameron, Secretary.
HAS THE fiONDS BEEN SOI#
It is Riwnored That iht Bmd Have
Been Soid^ or Rather Sacriif^iced
At a Bigf Discount.
Will our city fathers tell the
tax payers whether the $60,00®
dollars Worth of bonds voted
May have be«n wld, and the
price received for the same. It
is said by those who claim te
know what they are talking about
that thei bonds have been bar
gained away for a price much un
der par. Infact it is said that
they brought less than ninety-
five cents on the dollar. We
are further t6ld that the city
charter provides; that they sh&fi
not be sold for less than par.
Let the tax payers know the net
price received for the boncfe, or
better still, call the citizens and
tax payers ^ether and let them
ratify or reject the bond sale. H
it be true that the city fathers
have bargained away the bonds
for le^ than 95 per cent are the
tax payers going to stand for it’
Now is the time to act; A w^eek
or ten days may be too late. Wake
up Mr. tax payey arid prote^cEi.
your interest. ■
IS quite a
t wo our Dchi”
wiii discover later
A City Beantiful.
Let’s have a city beautiful, to
do so it is necessary to have a
clean city and a clean city nieans
a healty city. So that it is all
important to have all this that we
get busy. Our back lots are in
bad shape and the principle
streets of the city looks as if the
garbage wagon had turned over
in each one of them, there are
boxes, barrels and every conceiv
able kind of trash right on the
side walks in front of busmess
houses. Fair time is nearly here
so Itet us clean up and show the
visitors that v7e have the best
and cleanest town in the State.
Let our town officers get busy
and see that those who are re
sponsible for these conditiens are
warned to do better in the future.
Who will be the first to start the
ball to rolling.
Our milliners are arrangingfor
their fallmilhnery opening which
will occur Friday and Saturday
September 23-24th. The latest
and most artistic styles are ar
riving daily. Misses Morrow &
Bason are busy as bees arrang
ing everything for the nicest
opening they have ever had. Mrs
Nellie B, Green, assisted by Miss
Hitchens of Baltimore is busily
engaged arranging her stock and
will be ready when the 4ate ar
rives. Miss Alice Boland at V\ hit-
tkls, Misses Gross and Cook at
islevs -all give you a hearty wel
come to attend the opening Sept.
23 and 24.i
Miss Bessie Thorsipson delight
ed about fifteen of her friends
bv riving a watermelon slicing at
he'*’ home on West Front street
Sp*-urday night. The ’ evening
was spent in playing parlor games
and slicing melons.
A Personal Poem.
Several poems and near poems
on debt paying are going tha
rounds, the following has been
handed in and we pass it along
for what it is worth:
If by the public you would be
And a right spirited sense of
honor you desire;
Then of the poor merchant don't
But cash in hand foots up the
Remember to credit is dangei'-
ously in the extreme.
Hence be sure with a record of
spot cash you be seen*,-
Merchants troubles by the hun
dreds are tallied.
Thence lessen said troubles by
spot cash rallied.
Knowing the human heart to lie
so atrociously corrupt.
Thence disposing of goods on
time means to merchants by
millions a bankrupt;
Learn to be spirited right and
tempered good and pay as
Thus proving the ideal model to
to all humanity full well
To beat the merchant, who worl s
and studies so hard, is a
Aspire a blessing to your country
be known and this damnabl e
sin never begin.
If heart is right you will reluct
antly attempt the heinous
But stand by and defend the
greatest of all—the golden
Further remember that North
Carolina is minus a statute
at merchants command,-
Thus a paramount settlement—
cash down-—dispensing with
To owe your merchant, or worse
merchants, and never, never
pay would be a thrice awful
Thus to do would fix your destiny
throughout eternity as not
only doomed, but damned.
Mis|t Opal Nicholson ISntertains.
!-row(^d QHt last weeK.
On last Monday evening at
‘ ■GH'tM'f^y- Croft” the beautifoJ:
country home of Mr. and Mrs. T
C. Nicholson, Miss Opal delight
fully entertained the Baraca and
Fhilathea classes of the Methodist
Protestant Sunday-School, to
gether with a few of her most in
The beautiful home was deco-
rated with ferns and cut flowers,
while the spacious lawn was
lighted with Japanese lanterns
which furnished light for the
many games which the evening
The most interesting part of
occasion were the beautiful solos
that were rendered to the crowd
by the different young ladies
while Miss Flossie Loy showed
her skill as a pianist.
Fniit, punch, was served in a
quaint way being imbedded in an
embankment of ferns. The feast
of watermelons was by all enjoy
ed. As the time for departure a,r-
rived the crowd strolled home
ward, deciding that Miss Opal
certainly understands the art of
Our townsman Mr. B. E. Tea
gue returned from Atlanta a fe^v
days ago where he signed a coji-
tract to represent the well knov. n
firm of Latham Alexander ard
I Company, Bankers and Conirn'iS-
I sion merchants of iNevi? YoriC,
' Mr. Teague's territory will be the
state of South Carolina, and part
of North Carolina and Virginia.
He will pay special attention uo
the cotton interest of the busi
Miss Ola Evans Entertains.
Miss Ola Evans entertained
about thirty of her friends l^t
Thursday evening at the resi
dence of her parents on Tarpley
street. Amusing outdoor games
were played, and delicious banana
cream served in the spacious din
ing room. The table being beauti
ful decorated with ferns and roses
Several selections of facinating
music were rendered by Miss
Martitia Thompson which served
as a charming rememberance of
Thanking Miss Ev^ins for her
kind and hospitable evening of
pleasure the crowd dispersed.
At the last meeting of the
Burlingnon School Board of Edu
cation it was' decided that all
pupils who desire to enter the
Primary Department of the City
Graded Schools will have to do so
before October 1st, or wait until
after Christmas, After Christmas
pupil will be permitted to enter
until Feburary 1st. and after that
date no admittance will be grant
ed. Exception. is made where
sickness has deterred.
. G. C: Singletary,
Superintendent of City Schools.
Sept. 13, 1910.
Sunday night shoirtly
eleven o'clock seme negro
from the barn of Mr. S. Home
wood who lives a short distance
from town, his young four year
old mare. Finding Monday niom-
ing that the beast was gone, Mr.
Homewood imriiediately phoned
to all the surrounding towns, al
so offered a reward of $:&.00
for the capture of the thief. A^ut
two o’clock Monday he received
word from Danville that parties
there had the horse/ but upon ar
riving found that the horse had
been shot, from which it died not
long after. Had the parties who
shot the horse waited a few min
utes longer the Danville police
would have captured both horse
and negro. The negro made his
escaps and is still at large. The
animal was worth $300. hence Mr
Homewood feels the loss and es
pecially the manner in which it
Hartshora NO; 1 jfems
Crowded out last week.
We had a lot of rain on No. 1
We want all of the men of the
MtZion Baptist Church to be sure
and come out the second Saturday
in September. We Want to see
them all there by two o’clock.
Eugenia Cates has been on the
sick list but we think she will be
alright soon. \
Ask Miss Ora Foster What
for time she had Sunday night
when that young man was there
to see her, guess^she and Eurette
May had a nice time.
Guess Res Soots is all smiles
since he has a baby boy at his
Mr, Cruse and his girl were
visiting at Mr. William Fosters
They had something to do at Mr.
Kimery^ Friday night, we are
notable to tell what it was, gtiess
Rodsy got back in the stir one
time more, guess William , would
have been glad to see themi. Rcnia
cfime back with shoes bn her feet
and rings in, her ears, hurrah
Henry Simmons and Nan Black
made a fiying^trip Monday, the
other side of Liberty on Dr. Fost
ers farm. Hope they had a fine
Mr. Rudy Neece sister was
visiting them last week hope they
had a nice time.
We would like to know why
Nan BlPick goes so close to the
I mill so much for. Ask J. H. why
I bet; he knows Vv'hy he comes so
i Would hrke’to.know. :wh
I Creek has stopped, writing. guess
I she hasn’t got out of liev/s about
; visiting . at T. ' E.v, and' J.,' F.
We hope you wont forget about
coming out the second Sunday
THE Ctnf BOK S(ll|l
Proposition of J. W. Cates, Es^
for die Purchase of BnrlingtoA
; \ .Bonds. ';
Buriihgton, N. C., September
3rd. —To the Mayor and Gentle
men of the Board of Aldermen of
Burlington, N. C.
I agree to pay the City of Bur
lington, N. C., the full sum of
Sixty Thousand Dollairs, par var
tue, for its Sixty Thousand Dollir
thirty year five per cent bond is
sue for Street and Side Walk im
provement together with the
accmed interest theron from
July 1st 1910, up to the date that
sai4ib«J?^s mn be delivered te
said City, nay commission for
services in n^otiating said sate
to be Thirty Three hundred an^
Fifty. Dollars, to be jpaid to me
by said City on ■the'day said bonds
are paid for and delivered out of
the general funds of the City of
Burlington, N. C. said commis
sion commission includes all ex
penses connected with the issue
of said bonds, including attorneys
fees, Hthographing and other ex
penses ijertaining thereto.
This proj^ition is made, on
one provise only, that -i*.
that the legality of said Bonds is
approved by the Bond Buyers at
torneys, and I furtiier agree t«
put up for the use of said City a
certified check in the sum of One
Thousand Dollars as an evidettce
of good faith on my part
J. W. Catea.
On motion of Albright^ second'
ed by Atwater. Aldermen, the
vote is as follows, to wit.
Albright; Atwati^r, Fowler and^
Ireland, vote Aye. Sellers, Ap-
^le, and Freeland vote Na Mo*
tion declared carried.
C. R. Love, Mayor.
W. H. Carroll, ^retary Pr»
A Sinccetshil Paitonite.
The services at the Refonh^
church last Sabbatii was the
appointment in the 13th year
the present pastorate. Rev-
D. Andrew read a brief re;
reviewng the 12 years wor
Number of times preached
Number of funerals 2^
Number of marriages
Number pastoral calls, 10,69£
Number members received 250
Present membership, 211
The 13th, opened with fine at
tendance at feoth morning and
evening services and the prospfeet
is that better work will be done
this year than ever before.
-nil—iNTHi ■ mUH ^
Promptly at 9 o’clock, a. 'n\
! September 11th, 1910, Mr. Peiar
^ Tickle and Miss Minnie
■ were united in the ho7ids of njat-.
' rimony in the .hoiYie of Mr.: R,; N,
; at Glen R?ivep ^ by Rev; J,
1 D. Andrew. Only a few friea^s
' v,-ere; present tb witness the cer-
' Mr. B. E. Teague returned Mor:^
try to do better next day from a buisness trip ‘ io
■' , i Greensboro.'
Well nev/s are scarce this Week