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A FRO‘jRES*rvJi; REFL’BL ‘-AN NEW I’
CAFEE DEVOTED TO THii UPIiUILDJKa OF AMEKIOAN HOMES AND aMEHIC iN INDUSTRIES.
BURLINGTON. N. C. Ji^M 6. 1913
Kilty s itmk the
With feelings nungled thankful-
.-.esF and pi-ida, tha Ki;ig’s Daogh'';"'’^
.iome to give an accouiit of. Uieii- si-sv’>'-
ardsliip; with thanks to tiwse v'lio
have made their work of
United States Civil Service
The United States Civil Service
Commission states tlist notwithstand
ing its efforts it has been unable to
secure a sufficient ..number of male
stenographers and ^pewriter eligl- _ , .
hies to meet the needs of the service . possitie, i.vith pricla mtaeir wcrx, uui
in the departmente at" Washington.jit was through Jiat 6‘ej:C-iOv.--y
Examinations are held every month i have been able to exter>d^ their s.rojjc
exeept December. The nejct eximina-'
tion will be held in the larger cities
throughout the United States on Jan.
27, 1914. Yourig men who are wUi-g
to accept entrance salaries of SS40
and $300 per annum have exei^iienl
opportunities for appointment. \Vhile
the entrance salary is small, prij’-io-
tdon is reasonably rapid for those who
Application forms and information
in regard to examiaations may be se
cured from the Commission at Wash
ington or from any of the disti*iv.‘t
secretaries who are located at thi»
to greater ussfvilriess. ■ To tl'.tir eU
..irts this Christmas, f.sere ijhoiiid i;-j
ths pjandit of .-‘WeU They
hav.“ shown- thcffiselves.- s'C'jU cni
It seems peculiarly fittiris thnt tnj?
Ilinie Mary taiherlai; ioasf
Lii-vic- i.ikuy Cii.thci-ine, the tvro-
yeivr ti:.iijrhtef of M». ar.d Mrs.
J. A. Foust, died Friday rnorning at
.. ..1 .-.i, i.'.e residence cf her
r.iCiih'^^r, iii-o. 'ihcMas G. Foust,
fir . Crr.h".i;i, I: Was made
-Jt:- ,;;0t in the cemetery at
i'l'iduy ai’ccM-iioo;'. at 4
liis fc>i!cwi.;g: Dr.-j. I. Foust, Thom-
;S il. T-'f Uit a:;(l Mrs, A. 1.. Kc .;cy
ii -cf Grsr.isjoro, and F: L. Fouii, cf
, a'assr.t ur.;;}os kmU k'.; u .of
cble Christian w-orker:
hould at the oigariizi'.tio;vs t\.’i;'.ty-
fifth year of existence iri our midsr.,
be more active and diligont i.i thi;
adjTiirable wcrk cf relieving' t';is VY'ii;ii=
■of the poor in our city, tiiai; tb:-y have
Thee hangea of the shi/ti^ig i’aias
have attesided. the pei-~o;-.ei of tbii
Post Office, Boston, Mass., r>hila-) booy, but the dynamic spij k of lielp-
delphia, Pa., Atlanta, Ga., Cincinnati*
Ohio, Chicago, 111., St. Paul, Mini-.,
Seattle, Wash., San Francisco, V...
Customhouse, New York, N. Y.. New
Orleans, La., Old Customhouee, St.
Misses Cheek Enteriain.
fill service to God’s less f,)itunaL;
beings, has been a jiTaving pastlj;i
During the holiday soriso’i
IJritish Mjr.isfcr Jo S!c-xicc 3IaVvd.
Jan. 5.—The nnnoui-.ce-
■Tr'"ni tluil Crcr.t,
Britain is about to tr^--.-:fer Sir L;o!;e!
Garda-':, its rair:: v..c!- .lit t’le City o£
WS5 by cnjia'i Wa:-:h-
tr;rfop. aSs; substrxntial ma.nifeetation
of the pi’ir)k)se of the British Govern-
’.nerit to remove every r'istrucUon to
Ofiioi nf tiie Wo- louniy Sclioel ta.
siiiiD’s :iuiSiioaary jjieles.
ihe TJiaon Meeliug of the Woman’s
lUissionaiy Societies of Burlington
be-felu at the Chrisitan Church.
Friday, ai^rnppn. January 9, at 3:00
. ilEhe faUowii'.g program has
20.', srr^ged'for the meeting:
i-ayax—}^rs. -A.da Teague. ■
ijrioture.. Les.son—John 17, Mrs. B.
“Unity For All Woman’s Boards
Cif JrUsswns”—Mrs. W.. H. CarroU.
for unity of beard,
:'..-ri::tui-e Le5:son, ^Vlalt. 2o: l.G-20—
Mrs. P. H. Fien-.irig.
Tu'ic; *‘THariksgivi.;g for What God I
Has Wrcught Through Women—
Hrs. Je3jn Barnwell.
niusic—Meedames Scott and
3..ri)jtui-e Lesson—liom. 10:8-17.—
Mrs. J. Q. Canl.
Talk, “Fot United Efforts in Foreign
:jP,nd3”-J-Jirs. T. S. Brown.
Graham, Jan, 5. —The holiday? have
passed and the schools are again dow.a
to business. The holiday season
wrought a few cnanges in the teach
ing force; and several improvements
. Miss Ruby Michael, of Elon Col
lege, has been added to the faculty at
Miss Rosa L. Powell, of Blanche,
N. C.; has taken the assistant’s work
iit tha Fair Ground School in the
place of Miss Ella Andrews, who rer
Ihe people of OsL'ipee school fiuej
ap a new room duri ng the holiday
|. The people oi the Shofir.e'’ Sohnol Icroifistcd of
Mrs. D. E. Sellars c-;'toi'tHiied de
lightfully at her home, on Par':. Ave
nue, Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock
her many friends. ChristniL'.s decora
tions were used in the parlor and hall,
and the. dining room was in ping, a
huge centerpiece of pinb roses gracing
table and pink candles being used.
-A.bout 30 guests were present, and
ihe occasion turned into a rock Tjr.rty.
,^ix tabies wore used for the e.-.gross-
i;’.g IsLi'-ne: Ha'f a do2e'.-! of the n'.ar-
iriviteii to st;av and
.-j'.cir !;u!-'Uan«s _ioi:;cd them at .'5:00
ard the eve;.I is: was in
a .vi'a;]!’!" !;ee, ciiiu'o.-:
PrsF.ident Wilson’s i pi-ayer—for Unity in Foreign Lands
wilh the ll2Xi:a:'. 1 —Mrs. M. W. Buck.
tuation. .'it tho S'.i.te L'opartnieiit I Scripture I-es.^on, Fs. Sfi—Sliss Bessie |
. . 3“=r-j .yr-ag denied that the United States! I Holt. i
wheiT the Christmas ^spiri^ v.-as aoroaa j p-otest to the British ' Talk, “F'or a great Tr.crease ol Young ! proven
in tae lard?, the tti.:gs D-:ug.a^:.ers | Olfiee against acts or utter-j Women Who Will Lead in Mission
went abroad vji..h it, :arrjing j anres ascribed to Mi.nister Carden. I Work”—Mrs. J. W. Lasley. i
in ample basnets to ;an'.i’ieD Vi-.-io wiri- '
Inir.gry, helping to uiTry CH:-ii-tinas
Last Friday evening at the home of ■ ti ecs cf gooii che-:‘r to lo~jg:ng chil-
their parents'on Webb Avenue, Misses ('.iron, rieeti;:g dcctor bills and the c;:-
Delorias and Margery Cheek enter , j ense of medicine and tr?.in>;r
tained in honor of their guest, Miss i for the worthy r.eedy, tai jng f-el t-;
Myrtle Gage, of Asheville. The house] brignn'.ri tne hearthstcnes of destiLUti.j^ ?.emicfli;iai fiiilenjeiit wus i.jsiird . Prcsitifii' fJurpii.ies Liltlc
was very prettily decorated in ever-1 iionies, giving of Uiemselve;-; in the I j„ Lo^tjc!! rcpu'aiatii’g =i statL'r.ie.^.i, ililo.-.i.
inished paiviting their school b',/u.
The people at Spring School have
been doing some interior painting.
The Haw Fields School recently h;.d
I a box party that nett-sd .^20, whicii
i will be used i!i part paymer.t c-:i the
I -lew piano.
! The people of ths I>eep Creek Schon!
I have ’oeen painting their hou.w in.-:ide
i ard outside.
The County Association for the im
provement of Rural Schools will meet
Court House at Graham, Jan.
ItUh, .at 12 o'clock. All interested
t -i a..d hot c'nijcoli
« unJ old-
; a;\i v.-ai'ers.
ji- r-iu cthev sonrccs, though, it was; SonR-J^o. 5S3. I persons, the county over, are asked
} ;;.-ai'neci iliat Ar.ibassad'jr Pitge did : Ch;nn of J^ayers—ror Volimtoers for attend this int-eUTi^^.
: TiJtii;or. a:- the Bi-ir-ish For-' IMission "Work. Led by Mrs. A. B. fourth,^ Teacher.'^
Ot'iic?? seme thnf. reg-ai*ding j Ker.dall, closed by Mrs. O. N. Me-:
i i/ay aiti'vGCte cf its repr?s?.ritativG in • Fhersor..
: /lexiCG. "Acout
day ill February, The full pvofcram
will bt unnoujiced soon.
Pass Christian, Miss., Jan. 4.—Pres- ; ri-v/ular c: nin.uniea-
rprised the lit-i A. F. &
A. M., ill their h..il o;: iicxi. il':i;’.day
cv.-ni:-.g J:>.niiaiy l.'tb, ;.t T::.0 o’clock.
greens. The guests were met at the-sjiirit of Chii^t. ihis voiK o.i tru."i., +> I.jo:70i that Presi-
door by Miss Delorias and ushered in- ijivn^ was maoe possible through th.- j (ie;,;. policy i'j'.vsr'Js Ma:ieo Ident Wilson today
to the parlor by Miss Margery. The re.oponse made to the r;.‘ceiit appeal in jhave be?:; adoptsd had he ils town of Biloxi, 25 miles from the
punchbowl was gracefully presided the columiis of this paper, Or.e big- | ip; orance of the- facts. ?ii:sident's cottage here; by dToppin!!
over by Miss Mamie Holt. Numerous |-‘-^^'ted man ir» tcn’.n sent li:s person- Officials tsere believe the tiansfer in unexpe^edly at the service of the
games were played which were fol-|al check for fifty dollars, and to him, British Minister will inipi-ess Fii'ft Presbyterian Church there. ; committee,
lowed by music and delicious re.^'resh-; ^-cre than any one else tne King’s i the Huerta Governrnent with the fac; The little church was hardly filled' I'rateniaily ycurs,
aient.s. Those being present to enjoy ■ J^^iughters are indebted for nincu ' tjiat there is to be no division aniuiig v.-be:i the President and hi.s family ; C. .\. LivER, W.
this occasi-on were Misses Myrtle! charity they have been uble t.n dis-. Puwers from which it might ex- arrived, bat word of their coming j ^ ' SHAKPK, Secy,
, I Eefreshment..! wil
servf.j by the
Tii::-s i'aaa:ii; (..Csjie tave a v
>;r:y at hi'i' huiue. c^i Bi'tiaa ?
i) io l:;IIc,];y g>:d >n
roe were usari icr da?c;rst:o'.i.
,-0 ,i>u£sis were prc-sci'it. The
vf ii.e everil.vg was rooi;. Fru
dies and hot chocolate ’.ve-e ser%‘ed.
('harles Sellars v.'as host I\'ew leai-
evening at 7:00 o’clock at dinner at
the Piedmont H.otel to tlis Camping
Club, consiKting of liles.-irs. a.;d ?vles-
dan'^es W. R, Sellars, B. R. Sellars, T.
L. SoUar, D. E. Sellar,A. Bar:iv.(rll,
P. Morr:.w a 'd J. H, Brooks and
.Morryv, .-\nnic Ba.son
-■-ri l!-'.niis Barmveil.
Gage and Lillian Kendrick, of Ashe
ville; i.-nmie Snyder, Ruby Bain and
Jessie Phillips, of Graham; Maud and
Lillie Shatterly, Mamie Helt,_^ Birdie
S-Calt, Burlington; Messrs. LSssie-Fer-
ry an? Charlie Jones, Graham; Frank
-Anderson, Chat lie Henny and Thomas
Boone, Willie Stancel, Graham Fau-
cette, Eugene May, Thomas Anthony
and Ralph Islcy, of Burlington.
The Misses Cheek v/ere uninimov.'!-
ly voted as charming hostes.=es.
Mr. Boswell’s Birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Boswell, of
Uc.solmtons of Respect.
Whereas, the Great Criiator in His
"uperior and niulcfiless wisdom, know
ing all thi.’gjs that work for the good
of His children, has taken from our
‘.'Uinber the ijr^.'-'ident of our class, and
from the Philathea class a true and
levoted friend, we, the Baraca and
Phikithea classes in a joint meeting
pass the following resi>lutic.:s:
Resolved, First; That wo in the
death of our rresi!ent. claiismalf.
ii lend and brother, Zeb Vance Cates,
f-c;i.:g llie gic-aC ajid over-ruling pow
er cf Godj and having been made to
urderstnnd that those whom He segms
to endow with a perfect body, return
to dust at Ills bidding, bow humbly
tiiough sadly to he Divinet decree that
took him from our number.
Sesolved, Second: That in his death
■> e loose one of our most faithful and
devoted members, a tireless worker
for the interest of both classes, a
champion of the character of our
young womanhood, a soldier fighting
for the happiness, pleasure, and up
lifting of those with whom he asso-
fieaolved. Third; Knowing his deep
interest in the Sund&y school work
we fdl that ve can do honor to his
memory by a renewed interest in this
-work, and by showing that de
votion to duty which he magnified.
Resolved, Fourth; That we as sons
and daughters of ou? Maker, and
brotherst and sisters in he great worki
of our Divine President and Ruler,
^feel a very close relationship existing
between our departed President and
ourselves; therefore, being members
of one great family we are better able
to extend to the saddened relatives
OM deepest sympathy. We give to
them in their great bereavement our
, friendship, love and prayers, and their
souls we point to the one who said to
the waves: “Peace be still.”
pe;i.5e in other days. One good farm- pggj profit. spread instKaianeousiy through the
er in the country contributett a ge;;cr- eablegrain from Roar Admiral viilcg® and soon the structure was
cus supply of provisions. To these: yi.jttiier vrday dated Saturday said filled. ... ' j
and all others who have eo kindly ; ,t was fejuBd another attack was to: tae. He\l William Ma,?gison wasa birthday recep-
helped them in theii-'djarihutions. and ; be made upon Tampico. In snripi-' n,t perturbed by the incident, how-'t>ecember 31. in honor of Mr.
to the papers Oi the city lor their | palion of trouble the (ierman f'ruiser cvf»r. Ki" sermon contained no ref-j v.’ho was 7.5 years old on that
courtesy, I am requested by thejBcemen .has gone there fr'jm \'oia ■ erence. implied or otherwise, to thci^^^' ^hote present were: Mr. I). ISi.
King’s Daughters to expre-a their Crux. President. As the latter left the family. Mr. Perry and
very sincere thanks. , church, a crowd that had collected out-iPool, Mr.
Mrs J. W. Lasiey. , London, January 5.—Officials of the side gave him a cheer. M®'*' anci ^son Lessie Rouer.son, J. F.
j Foreign Office tonight would not dis- President Wilson’s party found the j .Bean, Mr. and
iX.l Bill Jackson; Enter Sara John-■ cuss Sir I.ionel Carden’s forthcoming 50-mile ride to and from Ililoxi thej^‘“’' Bgs%>c\!, Mr. Marion Bos-
transfer from Mexico City to Rio de most pleasant they had taken since 1''^**’ C.harle.'^ "osweli. jMI ,s,ein-
Chi'oago, Jan. Came before , Janerio. Ihey were co:isiHci;;!;ly sur- coming to Pa.ss Christian. It lay *■'’ '->'• Mr. Bo.wcll n--
;udge Albert Sabatb in tha Murict-^ juised to disccver ihat the intention;-, lUong'the Mi.s.=i,s.sipi;i Sound, which!'*'"’'’'' several v.iluablc prc.;e;.ts o..
>al court Wr.s. Lucinda Jackson and;of the Governiuant had leaked out. It ■=i);u-kk-d v.'iUi .sanshine t.>day. Thej’-'' Ih
nlao Samuel Jack.son, whom she charg- ■ generally is uiider.siood the Govern- i-Lads were good but the cars moved j 'virihps to thank e;ic!i and all for their
ed v.’ith abundoni.',ent. ^ jnont takes nn*ch the s3me vitw of slowly .'ilong the beach as'id many i With best wi.^-he.s Ivi iil],
■‘You s;ay this man i.i your husband.llhe the Minisicr h.i?, -.-oi beer.. families ran to their front verand;'.;; j W. KOSWKLl,,
and^yet. your r.ame is JucUsOii, wailc ; entirely iliscreet i.n ha.'idJing the ,',itu- a.id waved to the dii^tinguislled motor-1 ^ ' '—
his is Johnson,” remarked Judge Sab- i;uoi! i;i .Mexico, aithoii'.rh the Gcvor:;- ;st.=i. ' !>Joai!mt-n( in Honor of Ihe Confi'di^r-
Miss Bessie Holt gave a deMrhtful
'000:1 ■■?co}:i!o;i at :;cr hon“ on
Havis street, New Year at 3 o'clock.
1'iie haU arid p;irlors w^r dcjor;:ted
in potted palms ai?d f^rns and cut
flowors. Music, vocal, instrumental
grjph'.'plwne,, v.-as rendered our-
ir.t? the entire oeeasion. Refr''7hn:ents
were served in three courses. While
' c r-jceptlon was given primarily for
the Embroidery Club, there were in
vited besides, Mesdames A. B. Kei=-
daiu I). H. Tuttle, W. H. Sellars, ti.
E. Sellars, E. Y. Speed, W. E. Sharpe
and R. M. Morrow and Misses Nettie
Dailey, Elia and Florins Roberl,=on,
Iris a''.d Tluth Lea Holt, Leola Tut
tle and Bessie Bennett.
ai h. How can that beV”
“Oh, he’s mail hus’oaiid,' all righr, ’
judge,” answered l.ucintla. “Von
::';LRit seben vor.bs i!
does not believe he ha.s lioiie’ The President looks forward to a
■’iliii'g tr, ju.-tify st'-ore criticism. , h■,'.^^y wsi;k of quiet work. He is bene-
V\ !'■.•' it was suggei-tod tonight to fitted so much by his vacation that
selien yetJ'.K ago .^ivs married i/.f .\me;ic:t!i Ambassador, Walter IL each thy he
-;c-count man named William i’agc-, that the Ambassudyi- m.ight ir.':v.' l!' '.Vie a.id d.;lu of
son. We*l, v.e hadn t beeii mar- have had something to do with Sir v;:rious sc.'Cs which he brought with
^5r. ;;;:d Mrs. W. K. Ibiy on Christ
mas afternoon gave '..heir an.iual
Christmas tree to their i?."m'.d!:.ue rcl-
:iv' ;. 10 in Th.' irrge
I:”/,! rvii.'' f."') f.i /if‘s f.ir the
T'!:(.‘y w-'!■^^ ihe families of
\v. H- :t, c. t, r, e, Hoit
:’.::d J. A. ilo’t. '*;*.r:di'js :;]^d
po-iivots V. 1‘ve i'is;,ensei li;v>s’\ly to tin?
ihoir :!.nnnal f;;.-;ii!y
r:: Cliri.-! niav i
?ied long ’fo he up.s an’ tells me one Lionel Carden’s transfer he declined S'.ini for leisure -study. The Chief
mawnin dat hes tired of liboin’ with to admit responsibility, but suggest- r^.\ecutive’s health is normal again;
me an’ dat he’s gwine to leave. An’ e ’ that Sir Lionel himself may have
dat’s zactly what he does. But dat. iieen the agency,
i^ame ifternoon in walks Sam John-; That the transfer was not a sur-
I prise to the Ambassador was indicat-
“ ‘Am yo’ husban’ lef’ yo?’ says he. ed by the fact that he volunteered the
'He hab,’ say.s 1. I names of the Minister’s successor,
‘Dat bein’ de ca-se,’ says he, "Ah | saying that he understood Charles
The c;>unty cornmi«;-;o:i',^rs h:'.vc re
cently anp-,-opri:it«d o;!e thou,snmi dol-
is tac-\li!ig more and] '' ' *** ei'C',-. it niu.;u
;'m?r;t t>.t '. rtih:'.:'.!. The Tiv-,.-;; vf Ki-;i
ham has added tiuco hur.dicd to tjc
,7ohr. Q, (Ian*. I'.ehi
Boys wanted for a band in Burl-i
ington. Boys from 12 to 18 years
of age, with musical talent, and -with
good moral habits, and with a desire
for a musical education, wanted for
a band. Those interested in the above
proposition, see me at once or write
"S' Representative Moore of Pennsyl
vania, says that the Congressmen of
these days are “more moral” than
ihe CoDgreasmen of otber days war*.
arn's gwine to stay.’
“An \i>iv dat, judge, dat man reachcs
up on de wall an’ pulls down mah
marriage cehteficate and takes a pen
cil an’ scratches mah husban’s name
off and writes his own na,me on. Dat’s
how he come to be mah husban’, judge,
an’ Ah sho do like dat mah.”
Judge Sabath was puzzled for a
moment, but the difficulty was finally
solved by the promise of Mr. Johnson
to get a new marriage certificate and
stick to Lucinda.
Miss Sattie Patton and Dorsey i. toward Mexico.
Hailey, both of Burlington, v.'e ;
quietly married Satorday at 12:20
m., in the parlor of ti»e First ChrisC^an
Church by the pastor. Rev. H. E.
Rountree. Only three friends, Misse.s
Venia Hailey and Blanche Leonard
an4, Ralph Isley, all of Burlington,
witnessed the ceremony. Mr. Hailey
is a young business man of Burling
ton and the bride is a charming
young woman of the same city. The
happy young couple returned home
immediately after the ceremony where
they expect to make their home.—
Greensboro News. .
Murray Marling was to t,ake the post.
Mr. Marling is senior counsellor in
the diplomatic Service and is now ac
credited to T^irkey.
Sir Lionel’s transfer, v/hich is a
promotion as far as salary is con
cerned, although the two Legations
possess the same standing in the ser
vice, would have been made some time
ago it is said except for the fact that
the British Foreign Office would not
make the change while the Minister
was under fire for- the alleged inter
views in which he was made to reflect 1
on the policy of the United States
in fact those >vhc have been with hinv
for many months say he never look
ed better. His bronze skin shows the
glow of health and his jaunty step and
vigorous stroke on the golf links con
firm his return to physical strength,
which was the purpose of his va
Sir Lionel probably will come to
England before going to his new post.
It is said by his friends that when
he went to Mexico last July he was
offered the choice of •’oing directly
to Bio de Janeiro to succeed Sir Wil
liam Henry Doveton Haggard, who
had reached the retiring age, or of
spending six months in Mexico as the
.Minister there before proceeding to
Brazil. Owing to the state of health
of his wife Sir Lionel decided to go
to .Mexiro first.
Aliens May Be Deported.
Washington, Jan. 5.—Aliens who
may hav6 lived in the United States
for year.? still are subject to depor
tation under the immigration law of
1907, should they visit their foreign
homes and within three years after
“I have an income of $18,600 per
ysar. What income tax ought 1 lo
“I cars show you how to rtodg-: your
tax,” said the alert attorney.
“But I don’t want to dodge it. I
want to pay it,”
"Some fresh bug comes in this of
fice every day,” remarked the legal
An Enjoyable Occasion.
Quite an enjoyable occasion tooV
place Saturday, Dec. 27,1913, at noon
at Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Spoon when
Mrs. Spoon invited and prepared a
good dinner for her children, their
wives and grand childien and a few
rtiore of us. Dr. J. P. Spoon and Fred
Spoon and vnfe, of Burlingtanj Miss
Fannie Spoon, of Graham; Mr. W. G.
Spoon and daughter; Mr. Lee Sp«on
ar.d family, of Hartshorn No. 1, Mr.
and Mrs. Spoon have nine children,
all !i\'ing and in good health ;’nd three
Esq. W. A. Hall has a subscnption
list and will be glail to have any wbo
may desire to add to this cause see
him. It is a very worthy undertak
ing and one that merits considera
tion. The monument and erecting it
will cost near twenty-five hundred
dollars. It is hoped to have it erect
ed in the near future.
' .ien :'i. thi'h
, l!u' r-c-.: ■ ijil
Jci^e; h C;'-nv
«. ;k’y *’x.'i-;, WO’*',
i ::rh iil’
lii'ui of Alianuhaw; Ccci!
of Sewanee, Tenn.; Kdwln Gnnt,
of Altanialiaw; .A.llan Gant, of Blue.
Ridga, Va.; Russell Gant, of Raleigh;
and John and Roger Gant and Misses
Jessamine and Corinna Gant, of Burl
ington. A house guest was Mi.^.^
Dashman, of Kentucky.
Notice of Annual Meetiti;;.
The annu&l meeting of the stock
holders of The State Dispatch Pub
lishing Company, viill be held on the
15th. day of January, 1914, at two
o’clock in the afternoon at the office
of the Company in the Rauhut Build
ing, Burlington, N. C., for the pur
pose of electing a Board of Directors
and receiving and acting upon the
reports of the officers, and for the
transaction of such other business
as may come before the meeting,
DR. J. A. Pickett, Pres.,
J. E. FOUST, Secy.
The Lutheran Banquet.
The banquet to the members and
friends of the Lutheran Church of
this place will be given at the Pied
mont Hotel, on Saturday night. Jan.
37th. This banquet will be free to
the members of the Church and invit
ed friends. 'The expense being provid
ed for by parties who do not wish
their names known. The purpose of
the ban]aet is to get the people to
gether and to boost the work of the
Church for the comhig year. Every
member of the Church is invited and
urged to attend. Tht committee in
charge will mail insitations to all the
friends who are to be invited. A,
great time is expected.
The Supreme Court so decided to- ligli* reflectively as the client went gjon pro sad eon.
Advanced Step Was Taken by Meth-
Salisbury, Jan. 4.—The First Meth
odist congregation today heard two
progressive ideas advanced. One was
that announcement by the pastor.
Rev. John W. Moore, of a meeting at
which a new society is to be organiz
ed, the main and only teal business
of which will be the raising of money
to be used in the building of a new
church. The other -was a statement of
Prof. A. T. Allen, chairman of the
board of stewards in which he urged
before the congregation the necessity
'if providing salaries for the employ
ment of teachers in the primary de
partment of the Sunday school. This
is a new idea in this section and has
naturally started considerable dtscBS-
Kermit Roosevelt and Miss Willard
Are to Wed.
Richmond, A^a., Jan. 3.—Personal
letters received here today from Mad
rid by friends of Ambassador Willard
report the engagement of the am
bassador’s daughter. Miss Belle Will
ard, to Kermit Roosevelt, son of Theo
The wedding, it is said, will take
place in the spring, probably here, the
home of the Willards.
Miss Willard, E.2rmit Roosevelt and
his sister, now Miss Richard Derby,
were guests of the Willards on a long
motor trip through Virginia and end
ing at Hot Springs, a little more than
a year ago. Miss Willard was a guest
last winter at the wedding in New
York of Ethel Roosevelt to Mr. Derby,
but the romance between th' Virginia
girl and the brM^’s brother was not
Pays $10® For Triplets,
Santa Anna, Cal., Jan. 3.—The
county board of supervisors is on of
ficial record with a standing offer of
iSlOO reward for each set of triplets
born in Orange county.
The first reward has ben given to
Mrs. Otto Summers, of the San Joa-
qnin ranch, who recently presented
her husband with three little Sum
merses at once.
Tha board formally voted Mrs. Sum
mers $100 and on motion of .Super
visor Lee. the board decided to make
a standing reward for all triplets.
Probably Poor. Also.
ili,«3 A~I thought Mr. Homeleigh
«fas rnatn ' onially inclined,
Mias B—He was, but he’s been de
clined 80 ctun, poor man, that he's
■>t over St.—Bofitos Tranecript.