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Warming to The Fray.
president Taft has got, ^ 'liis
■fio-htinff clothes •‘Dn at, "It Itas
bfen impossible,'’ says the Wa;5h-
‘ncton correspor.dent of The
Xew’York Tiibune, “to arouse
‘he President to assert his iswn
riirhts or to resentment ^'agsaust
he machiKsstions which have
heen emple.ved to prevent his re-
noniinatiotv ’ That is so \mg as
it was a personal matter. 3dt,
connniies this writer, there are
two developments which have
stirred combotive spirit in
Hraat last. Every suggestion
toward unuor;nining the povi’er
of and resi.'^ct .aie to the judiciary
•irousesalUhe President’s mtno-
tism to a white heat,_and, in l:he
second place; the indisputable
evidence that a committee headed
bv Frank A. IMunsey^s collecting
on enotrnous anti-Taft fund from
I'hose who regard the Sheri'nan
anti-trGst law v'ath hatred has ex
ercised upon him th« same efifeijt
This is undoubtedly why Mr,
Taft'¥ recent utterance are char-
acteriied by a vig?r, a ring and
a Quality of popular leadership
he had n=‘ver shown bei:ore.
This is why word has gone out
from the White’House to deal
the Roosevelt boomers as
blows PS any corning from tliem.
Mr.. Taft has watered fully into
the spirit of the fray. He can
not roll uo his -sleeves and bis
voice to whoop along merely any
issue or fad as Colonel Roosevelt,
Senator LaFollette and the o ther
\?ho©pers can whooping for f;lw
love of it and whooping fo^ effe:t|
aree-iually une©ngenal to I’lim."
He has not that facile coime-
dian-like gift of riding wiith
more or less conviction Whate ter ^
wave of popular sentiment roijihtj
bear him to the fore. But where^
he is weak as ar* actor-agitat’ori
and asa practial politican tie iy
slrong as a man. For the -,"ers
reason that docs not confuse: Ms
conv.ctionsof piiblic duty :with
his political interests, does jiot
confuse them either conscidusly
or unconsciously, he holds tl-iDse
eon’''iction:; dear. He will uirht
;or what he deer.is a vital ;r,irin
ciplfe. totally reu’itrdless of wheth
er it is TioV'Uhir or othere^-viise.
Ke will i'ifi-hl hard when ’:;;:be-
L'ome.s gravely vndangered apd
he i‘3-is siirreu. Lately raoral
indiunudoii hix heightened |£liie
uomuunvfcnfch's which devotio-n to
eridanyert;d pri."i':iple aroi.vsifad::
he IS showing the forn)i::s;ble
anger of the paiiei’-t man. H eiioe'
iheie'/ived spiiitc of the jlaft
supporters everywhere. IThe;
Presidium has begun to
leader, and fortunately’
for the.country, these principles,
which he upholds against thej
so-called Progressives reifjiin
their hold upon the great major-
ity of the people in both parties
The State Dispatch«
RETUIiNS T6 tELL
Salem, Ore., Fel». 6,-Won’t
you let Will come and make a
hvmg for us, Gov. West? I know
ne IS a ‘iifer, ’ tbat he has only
served two years, but he isn't a
bad mari. Why governor, there
was a kinder man than
,Will. I know he will be good. I
am without money, my baby is
hungry and needs food and cloths
There’s a ajfortgage to be paid off
and I don’t know what to do.”
The woman who wrote the a-
boye was the wife of WiO Mack,
a hie termer in the Oregon pien-
itentiary^ The man from whosa
she besought her husband’s free
dom wss Gov. West, of Oregon.
Perhaps every other goverRor
m the United States would !li£(ve
said ”no” But Gov, West said
"yes,” and on June4, i911, Con-
vich No. 5863 left the Oregon
But Will Mack didn^ -get per
manent freedom. Gov. West
was at the penifeeiitiary when
*' ‘There is one promise il want
you to make,” he smd “Give
me your woi^ of honor ftfeat > ou
will return after yju ‘have paid
cfft* that mortga^. (fieport to
the superintend^t on Dee. 31.
S.911, and start serving time a-
The promise was made and Will
Mack went away. The hardened
^police ofKcials iasaghed at the gov
‘ ‘Catch a man coming back to
serve the rest of hie life?” they
asked. “Not much^’ Why he
shot and killed a man in Granta
“A man who will'd© that isn’t
coming back, We^have seen the
last of Mack. The governor is
They didn’t say, however, that
Mack killed a bartender in a dry
town, who had sold him cheap
whisky, and they didn’t add,
these skepti^l ones, that Mack
was temporarily insane with
drink when he committed the
On Dec. 2T^just two days be
fore his time.. Will Mack return
ed to the penitentiary.
they got snow feisietnd and had to
stay all night.
Miss MyTtl53 Moore accompa
nied by Miss Annie Thompson
spent from Friday evening untii
Sunday e’vening visiting her par
ents Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Moore’s.
Mr. loe. Perry has recently
changed his calls over at Mr. A.
GreensbM:o buried their little
grand daughter, at Haw River
Monday 12th, She was 5 months
old, Q-'hey once lived here. Rev,
G, L. Curry conducted the buri
We regret to say that Mr.
Pinkney Parrish is confined to
his room having suffered from a
L. Zachary’s from Sunday night strok of paralysis. We sytnpa
Miss Mattie Zachary visited at
Mr. Joseph Woody’s Sunday.
Miss Aniy McBane visited her
cousins, Misses Vera and Sandra
•McBane Saturday night and Sun
Mr. and Mrs, G. G. McBane
^attended quarterly meeting at
Cane Creek Sat=urday,
Mr, Clay Perry was a pleasant
caller at Mr. W. M. Marlette’s
_ Miss Mary Lambeth was sadly
dissappinted Sunday afternoon,
Mr. Richard Perry failed to fill
his regular appointment.
Mr. and Mrs. A, N. McBane
were shoppirig visitws in Graham
Miss Mary Lam'beth had the
misfortuae of fallimg down in the
snow Monday morwing. She has
our deepest sympathy.
thize with the family he is a good
Mr. John Garrison of Mebane
R. 1, died at his home near Ha,w
River Sat. 10, was laid away g,t
Long Chapel Sunday in the pres
ence a large audience to await
the resurrection morn.
We are glad to say that the
Trolinwood mill has been suid
and our esteemed go-n.-head mill
man Mr, d, Harvey White of
Graham was the purchaser and
will arrange to start the mill very
soon, every glad.
Feb, 13, 1912.
Littie Willie Jooking out of the
windiw when his Sunday school
teacher is collecting the weekly
nickels, it is a sign Willie will
see the moving pictures to-mor^
Rod Creek R, I. D. 1.
^ Rev. T F_ Andrew of Kear
fetaley attended quartely meeting
at Cane Creek Saturday anei; Sun
jay and visited relatives in this
r A. L. Stagg of Westfiield,
iKfi., is visiting at ElwoodTliomp
^on s. He is accompanied by
Grant Hinshaw of .Horton-
’!!ie Ind.,_\v;;-.o will hold a "few
■ays meeting at Cane Creek. ■
/riiss Rodema Wright sspent
rnday night v.ith Mr. and ’v’trs.
Mr, and Mrs. W. J. ThoKDpson
hurlington a^e visiting .xela-
J^i'i es on tnis route.
and Mrs. J, L, Thompson
Chatam spent Friday night at
Scott of Haw Siv-
is visiting his children in
, Mr. Garland Teague sp
Paturday night at J. M. ThoHip-
J;'^wson Pike of Kansas
Sunday night with Mr,
Cleo Wright visited lier
bother, Mr. N. P. Wright . Siat-
Mr. Rufus Thompson of liiaw
Thursday night v»rlth
brother, Mr. L. L. Thia^mp-
Mr. C, C '
“Litte uipon liiae, precept upon
precept’* It is not too often to'
preach the gospel of road repairs
every tday, especially at this sda-i
son of the year. You who are
skepti^l abont the efficacy of
the split log drag, take this testi
mony from the TVoy MontgaaiCT-
AO; 'of us thought the roads
were ruined when the freezes,
snow,, sleet and rain put in their
wofik recently. Not so, D, W,
Saiinders, who lives three miles
southwest of Troy, put his mules
!o a split log drag and in half a
d .y'Converted what was an al-
impassable road between
his ,;fiace arid town into the same
adivdr-ctble turnpike that it was
before U;l^ bad weather set in.
We had began to despair of good
roads, thinking them a failure,
but since Mr. Saunders has de
monstrated that the most trying
weather cannot deprive us of
! good roads long at a time, we are
I stronger than ever in' favor of
Which Oass Are Yon In?
Some men are constantly re
ceiving big offers, big proposi-
tioiBs; business chiefs are bidding
for their services. Others have
to take anything they can get.
The Draughon Training, which'
is indorsed by business men, will
put you into the money-making
class; it will make your services
s© valuable that business men
will bid for them.
For prices on lessons by Mail,
address Jno. F. Draughon, Pres
ident, Nashville, Tenn. For cat
alogue on courses at College, ad
dress Draughon’s Practical Busi
ness College, ^
Charlotte or Raleigh, N. or
Knigville or Naslivdie, Tenn.
He walked up the grdvel path
to the warden’s office with his
pack on his back, didn’t
falter. He didn’t Iwk back. At
the superintendent’s desk he
dropped his bundle.
“We’ll, I’m here, Mr. James,’'
Supt. James glared angrily at
Mack and shouted:
‘ ‘You back? Do you, sir, know
the rules and regulations of this
prison? Do you know that we
are not accustomed to being dis-
-obeyed? You have violated the j people’s money hauling dirt and
iTules of this institution. Your i shaping up roads in the summer
time is not up. You are not sup jand then not touching it again,
posed to return here for two days j leaving it to be worn down by
Get a gun and stand on g-uard the fall travel and washed away
No dirt ro^d can stand up well
under sleet, snow, freezes acid
constant rain, but since these
last biit a short time during the
year, there ca« be no reason to
oppose good roads because of the
few days they are not good.
Better have 11 months of good
roads .than 12 months of bad ■ disease. lify Cardui, today, bow!
That 36 the rtote. Pass it along
among the unbelievers. Stick it
under the noses of road superin
tendents v»rho are wasting the
..Terrible Picture o» Saiiering
Clinton, Ky.~Mrs, M. C. Me
Elroy, in a letter from Clinton,
writes:“ For six years, I was a
sufferer from female troubles. I
could not eat, and could not stand
on my feet, without suffering
great pain. I had’ lost hope. After
using Cardui a week, I began to
improve. Now I feel better thais
in six years,” Fifty ye».rs of
success in actual »ractiee, is
positive proof, furais&ed by those
who havK? used it, that Cardui
can always be relied on for re
lieving female weakness and
tonight and don’t let me see you
again until tomorrow.” When
he left Supt. James, who has a
by the winter rains, with the re
sult that what might easily have
been a iirm road bed, is turned
heart as bigas an ox, wiped tears i Into soft mud almost impassable. |
from his eyes. That night Con-j If the supervisors can’t see it, j
viet No, 58^ became a guard, 'then let somv^ live, sensible man i
But that isn’t a,ll the story. in the neighborhood raise such a
During Mack’s seven months i rumpus that others will join hin: ^
of freedom he worked as an en-jand make the officials take no-]
ginf?er of a street paving com-itice. Or what might be bettor'
pany. He payed off all the debts | in some instances, lat him laakc '
of his wife. Also he paid a mort j a drug and donate a hall a day
gag€of $110 on his father-in-laws no w and then as an object les-
property. This amount was rais-jssn. Every community must
ed as funds to defend him when!have a leader, anyway, or the
tried. He also left his wife and! pros:ress is apt to be backw'ard.
baby with a little cash. I -
Since Mack’s return, Gov, West |
has received hundreds of letters, 1 HAW RIVER ITEMS.
fer hftoftaklnbutj From the numerous visits one
Oregon’s big chief executive has
a heart that is big, and perhaps
— Stephens and
PPf visited at El wood Thompson’s
ihcv Thompson of Gra-
Trials Of A Traveler.
In,.;. traveling salesman,”
‘and was often trou-
lirl- ^^^^stipation and iadi-
I began to ust; IDr.
h",^|^ewLife Pills, which I
dv excellent reme-
. I ■ r or all stomach, liver or
n they are uneqiial-
^ cents at Freeoian
Mack may not have to spend his
life behind the bars. And if he
is freed it will be because he
showed Oregon’s human gover
nor that he was a man.
CANE CREEK ITEMS.
Messrs. Rosie and Elbert Mc
Bane and John Wiiislow took a
flying trip to Guilford College
Friday evening, returning Sun
day evening, and report a nice
Miss Tacy Woody spent Satur
day night with Miss Mary Lam
Messrs. J. W, Zachary, Joe
Perry and Misses Ruth Zachary
and El^ena Perry attended quar
terly meeting at Cane Creek Sat-
lirday and Sunday.
Mr. Richard Perry called to see
Miss Ruth Zachary Sunday
Mr, Goley Johnson has pup
chased a fine mule. Miss Addie
Belle Lewis is all smiles, she
thinks she will get to go driving
Mr. George Zachary and Miss
Lillie went to the chopping at
Mr. W. M. Lewis’s Saturday and
^Vanted at once—Will pay
spot cash. Bring them on,
H. £, Rauhut,
Spring St., Burlington.
the country, we think the wed
ding bells should soon be ringing
and if youth and spring figure in
the matterj methinks more than
“our milliner” will look to their
Our milliner will start North
on the 20 of February, to pur
chase a spring line of goods for
the Bazaar Millinery Store of this
Mrs. E. A. Warner is spend
ing a few days with her sister
and brothers at Haw River.
Mr. B, S. Bowles, an aged vet
died at Haw River Sunday morn
ing, Feb. 11. He leaves a wife
and several children to mourn
their loss. He was a member of
the M. E. Church at Haw River.
He had lived here about twenty
years. He had no enemies but
was loved by all who knew him.
He was laid away to rest at Haw
River by loving hands. Funeral
services were conducted by his
pastor Rev. B. T. Hurley.
Miss Lois Cates spent Friday
night with her aunt Mrs. G. W.
P. Cates, left Saturday eyehing
to spend a few days with her
mother hear Grange Grove before
she leaves for Philadelphia to re
sume work in the Hbspital.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Alers of
Pay; Your 1912
The Special road Tax
of $1.25 for the year 1912
is now due, and payable
until April 1st. after
which time we are not
allowed to receive it and
all persons, who are lia
ble, are required to give
three days work. For
convenience of all I have
placed the books at the
cotton mills, and at other
public;places, so that it
will not be nesessary to
come to town to pay.
The Sheriff and his dep
uties will also lecpt. for
Albert J. Thompson,
if - ■
HE bitter cold
day s of win tier
sire for a warm,
here we would like
to tell you of our
great Stock of them.
You could not find;
a mere attractive
line of pyercoats
il d men’s heavy
suits any where, am
we doubt very much
if you could find a
line where cpmpari-
son would be justi
Qinie In & let ifi; show you this niaini&otb display fur
MEN and BOVS
f~iome of Oood Olothes
FREE IF IT FAILS.
YoUp Money Back if Yoii Are Not
isfied With the Medicine. We
We ar,e .so itositive that our refnt il,'
'Will perinanently relieve coiistipation
ao matter how cbromic it ciuy be. thi;’
w« offer to furnish the medicine at oir
(expense should it fail to produce satis
It worse thab aselesijf to attempt
to cBi’e eoKstipation 'iv’itii cathartic
drugs. Xaxarire or cathorti;cs do muet:)
barm. They cause a. reaction, liTiiatc,
and Veakta the bowels ^nd tend to
make constipation more chronic. Be
sides, their use becomes a habit tJlat i'^
CoDstlp.ntion is caused lt)y a weaiknet^s
of the nerves and muscies of the,
Intestine or descending colon. To ex
pect permanent relief you must there
fore tone up and strengthen these or
gans and rpstore them to healtiiier ac
We want yon to try Rexall Orderlie.s
on our rccoiJimendation. They are/ex
ceedlngly pleasant to take, beiiig eat
en like candy, and are idea) for chil
dren. delicate persons, and old foJks;
as well as for* thte robust. They act
directly on the nerves and muscles of
the bowels. They apparently haye
a neutral action oh other associate or
gans or glands. They doi not purgfj,
CBTise excessive looseness, nor create
any inconvenience whatever, I'hey may
be taken at any time, day or night.
They will positively relieye chronic or
habltaaJ constipatlcin, If not of surglcai
variety, and. the myriads of associate
or dependent chronic ailinenti^ if taken
with regularity for a reasonable length
of time. 12 tablets, 10 cents; 36 tablets,
25 cents: 80 tabletSv 50, cents. Sola
only at our store—The ftei^ll Sttire
FREEMAN DRUG CO.
A man who has just crept into
his house in the ,dark makes a
sudden grab for the .cuckoo on
the clock when the cl(>ck clicks
preparatory to stiiking. It is a
sign the cuckoo would not have
cuckooed more than two or three
Get in the Dispatch Contest!
We ofier One Hundred DoUai« Beward
lor ainy ease of Catarrh that eannot be
cured by Hall’B Catarth CareV
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.
TVe, the nnderBighed, have known F.
J. Cheney for the laBtt 15 y^rs, and bo-
lieve him perfectly honorable iu all busi-^
ncsB tranBactions and ftnianoially able to
carry out any oblij^^ations made by hiB
WALWNe, KrNHAN ■& Mabv in.
Wholesale DrnggistB, Toledb, 0.
Hall'B Catarrh Cure IB taken internal-^
ly, acting dirMtly Upon the blood and
mncouB BtirfaceB of the BjBteid. Testi
monialB sent free. Price 75 cents per
bottle. Sold by all Drag^Bte.
Take Hall’s Family PiUe fPr eouRtipo-
Pimples I>i$appeiHra|B4 C':T^f^^
New Yorkr-rThousands are
taking advahta^ie of the gener-
dus offer made by the Woodworth.
Co. 1161 Broadway, New York
City requesting an experim^taii
package of L^tnola, the ne\r
skin discovery, which is mailed',
free of change to all who write-
for it. It alone is sufficient to
,clear the complexion pver-iiight.
and rid the face of pimplesi in a
few hours. Oh the first appli
cation of Lemola the itching
will stop, It has cured thous
ands afflicted with Eczema, Teet
ers, Rashes, Itching and Crust
ing of skin scalps of infants,
children and adults. It is good
for_ the preservation and purifi
cation of the skin, scalp, hair and
hands for the preyention of the
clog^ng of the pores the usual
cause of pimples, blackheads,
redness and roughness and also
the treatment of burns, scalds,
wounds, sores, chappi ng as well
as the toilette and hiirsery.
Flying Men Fall.
Victiips to stomach, liver and
kidney itroubles just lik^other
people, with like results in loss
of appetite, backache, nervous
ness, headache, and tired; list
less,* run-down feelinjg. But
there’s no need to feel Uke that
as T. D. Peebleis, Heftry, Tenn.»
proved. “Six bottles of Electric
Bitters, ” he writes, -‘did more to
give me new strength and good
appetite than all other stomsich
remedies I used.” So they help-
everybody. It’s folly to suffer
when this great remedy will help
you from the first dose. Try it.
Only 50 cents at Freeman Dnig
M»H na $10 ieir 86-pontid F««t1ier. B«d and re6eiv&
S.p0uy!d pair pillowaFreight prepaid, N««r
featbersi best tiekinar. Bat^faction snuu«>iteecl.
TUlti^lER Ac CORNWELL
TeaUter Dealer*. Dept. A. ' Ckarleth, H. C.
Kef«i«nce: Ccnuuerci^ National Bank.
These beds and pillows are
on sale at Mr. E. A. Hchley»
304 Tarpley Avci, Burlington
Col. Watterson has a facinat-
ing way of calling a man a liar.
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