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MEBANE, N. C., THURSDAY. MARCH 2 1911
personal and local briefs
people who come and go
Items of interest Gathered by
C. J. Ro-
Mr. Luther Corbett of Corbett
in Mebane Tuesday.
Miss Mattie Vincent was quite
the first of the week.
Mrs. Ira Roberson from Norfolk
visiting at W. A. Terrells.
Mrs. H. C. Nicholson spent Mon
day in Durham.
Mr. W. A. Murry, went up to Greens
boro, Friday on businesss.
Miss Gertrude Chandler, went to
Durham Friday to visit Mrs. J. M.
Mrs. C. 0. Smith, and Master Vance
have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. P.
Mr. Glenn Williams, of Durham
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. P.
Mrs. E. Y. Ferrell left Friday for
Greensboro to visit her sister Mrs.
Miss Annie Bell Carwford from
Orange Grove, left Sunday for Phila-
delpnia to become a trained nurse.
Mr, Landrew Fowler returned yes
terday to his home in Mebane after a
visit to his daughter, Mr»
Mr. D. A. White who has
Ashville for some time under
treatment, has returned home
ently fully recovered.
Mrs. W. J. Lancaster, and children
spent a few days with her parents Mr.
and Mrs. H. P. Smith, on her way
home from Roanoke Rapids.
Don’t fail to read H. E. Wilkinson
Co’s change of ad in this weeks issue.
It always contains something of in
terest to close buyers.
If you have a friend who is working
in the Leader contest, now is the time
to exhibit your friendship. Between
this and Saturday your help will prove
of great benefit.
Mr. Bun Poke was stricken rather \
suddenly with pneumonia Saturday
last, and since that time his condition
has been regardedlas rather serious.
The Mebane Store Company are op
ening up some beautifull spring fab
rics, including dainty weaves in lawns
linnens, organdies and other pretty
styles. They invite you to call and see
The Mebane Bedding Company’s
largely increased trade has necessiated
larger quarters, they are now pre
paring to erect a larger adition te their
factory building. We are glad to note
the evidence of a prospeous business.
The public were invited to attend
the meeting of the Y. M. C, A. Sun
day evening. There waa a good crowd
in attendance. Rev. Mr. Hawley sang
a solo, that was much appreciated.
Mr. Edwards delivered a lecture on
A force of men with camp at Meb
ane have been operating East and West
of this place. There business is to
test, and examine the condition of the
Postal Telegraph lines, post etc. and
do such repair as may be necessary.
Capt. RobtD. Welsh, Quarter Master
of U. S. A., visited Mebane the past
week to inspect some funniture being
manufactured by the White Furniture
Company for the Government. Capt.
Welsh found everything ok, the work
The Mebane Bedding Company has
just issued a very handsome folder in
two colors, “The Mebane Line” it
illustrates with handsome cuts and
attractive reading matter in good plain
bold faced type the many lines of
excelent goods offered by this company.
Mr. E. G. Edwards the purchaser of
Mebane’s $15,000 in bonds has asked
that the bonds be ford warded to bank
in Norfolk for settlement. This indi
cates that the money will be forth
coming a*, once. Work on the streets
of Mebane will likely begin about the
latter part of March or first of April.
Perry-Horton & Co. of Durham
places an advertibment in this weeks
Leader. This is a popular firm, carry
ing a large well se'ected stock of shoes
and enjoying a very flattering trade.
They are young men &t the head of it
but they are experienced practical shoe
who strive to please and always
succeed. Don’t fail to see them when
Snider and Umsted leading Jewelers
or Durham places an ad. in this weeks
issue, to which we direct the attention
of our readers. These gentleman are
are making a discount of 25 per cent on
all goods for a brief time. This as
you know for $7.50 you may buy at
this time what ordinarly will cost you
tei dollars. This firm carries a large
and very complete line. It will pay
you to see them.
Our clever townsman, and merchant
grows a little rohiantic in h?s reference
to fragrant blossoms, in his advertis-
ment which appears in this weeks issue.
Bat this is not all, the Holmes Warren
& Co., have a wealth of pretty si ring
fabrics which they are directing atten
tion too in a change of this weeks ad.
Linnens, French and American Lawns,
Plaids and figured waistinga from 10 to
was 25cts. Dont fail to see them, they
will treat you right. Big scock just in.
The town of Mebane, will pay Ten
Dollars reward for information leading
to the conviction of party, or parties,
who have been skinning the bark from
the shade trees in the tow^n,
J. T. Shaw, Mayor.
A Card of Thanks.
I beg to express my sincere thanks
to the people of Mebane an vicinity
for the very liberal patronage accorded
me in my mercantile business in
Mebane, and I ask that you deal as
much, or more liberaly with my succes
sor the Church Grocery Co.
V^ery Respectfully I. L. Ferree
Business Change Hands.
Mr. I. L Ferree, one of our popular
grrocery merchants, has sold out his
stock to Mr. T. A. Church, ofBoonsville
Va. Mr. Ferree, will engage in other
business. We welcome Ar. Church to
our midst and hope he may find it
both pleasant and profitable to dwell
The business will be conducted under
the firm name of the Church Grocery
Company. Mr. Church impress^s us as
a clever business man, and we trust
will meet with gratifying success. He
places in this issue a nice display ad
which will be found elswhere in this
issue to which we wish to direct your
FLAMES SWEEP WIN
Loss Will Reach $100,000
As soon as they cease fuming over
the Interstate Commerce Commission,
decision against higher rates onr
American railroads will have to con
vince the investigating public that the’r
talk of calamity was all for effect
Greensboro Telegram Sold.
The Greensboro Telegram has been
sold to Mr. J. T. Fain, of Anniston Ala,
The Telegram was established in 1897,
the first issue being on the 31st day of
July of that year, and Is, therefore, a
little more than 13 1-2 years old. It
was run as an afternoon paper for
about four years, when it waa changcd
t> a morning paper.
To The bunday School
Workers of Alamanc Co.
The Semi-Annual Convention of the
Alamanc County Sunday School Associa
tion will be held in the M. E. Church in
Graham, Saturday and Sunday, March
25th and 26th, 1911.
The programme is now being pre
pared and will appear in next week’s
issue of this papers. It is earnestly
desired that every Sunday School in
the county be represented and take
part in this Convention.
Let every township in the county
that has uot held a convention since
the County Convention at Cross Roads
be sure tj hold one on or before the
third Sabbath in March, otherwise, we
lose our banner.
J. D. Andrew, President.
John H. Vernon, Secretary.
Great Blaze In New York.
An entire block in the business dis-
trick of White Plains New York we 8
destroyed by fire early last Thursday
with a loss of $700,000. Hundreds of
families were driven panic stricken
from their homes. For a time it look
ed as though a large portion of the
town would be burned out so swiftly
did the flames spread.
County Officers To Be Put
A Card of Thanks.
We wish to express our heart felt
thanks to *our friends, neighbors
everybody for the many acts of kindness
and the expressions of sympathy
bestowed upon us in the death Jof our
dear husband and father. May God
in his bounteous mercy amply reward
each one of you for these tOKens of
Mrs J. Y. Holt, and family.
A bill has been introduced in the
House of Representatives at Raleigh
to put the county officers upon a fixed
salerv. The measure after consulation
was recommended by both the Demo
crat and Republican county chairman.
The following basis was agreed upon.
Sheriff $2,000 per year Deputy $1,000
Register of Deeds $1,500 Deputy $600,
Clerk of the Cort $1,500 Treasure $900.
It strikes us that the amount fixed
lor the Sheriffs saleiy is hardly
commensurate with the responsibilities
he incurs, and they are numerous.
The collecting of taxes and care for
safely keeping a large sum of money
n items, is a g^eat responsibility, the
risk that may be incured to life and
limb in pursuing, and capturing al
classes of criminals, violating the law
in the country is an other matter of
and * serious concern. There are policemans
n large cities that receive more salery.
A Sheriff is liable in suite for any
mistakes his deputies makes.
Joseph Witlow, a volunteer fireman,
was instantly killed and an estimated
loss of $100,000, involving fifteen
different mercantile firms, ten of which
were totally wiped out, was sustained
in afire which started in Winston shortly
after 7:30 o’clock last Friday evening
and destroyed the old Farmer’s ware
house property running through from
Trade to Liberty streets, in the very
heart of the business section of the
city. The ten firms, which were comple
tely wiped out, were located^ ift
warehouse building. The other’s were
in adjoining buildings.
The Farmers’ warehouse building
was owned by R. W. and P. A. Gorrell
and Mrs. H. L. Riggins and was esti
mated to be worth about $20,000.
Insurance to the amount of about $4,-
000 was carried
Victims of Fire.
The firms completely burned out
were: Hancock Grocery Company,
stock valued at $18,000 and insured for
$15,000; Carolina Grocery Company, loss
$2,000, with 81,500 insurance; Garrett-
Glenn Company, stock of groceries
valued at $14,000, with $9,200 insurance
Smitherman & Stone Grocery Company
wholesale grocers, stock valued at $10,-
000. with insurance of about $8,000; K.
S. Fulk, bowling alley, loss $2,000,
with insurance of $800*^ Hub Candy
Company, owned by J. R. Shepherd,
loss ^,500, partly covcredby insurance;
Electric Shoe Shop, John H. Sullivan
proprietor, loss about $2,000, no in
surance; Cre«rs barber shop, loss about
$1,000, with no insurance: Charles
Troufou, candy and fruit stand less
about $700, no insurance; George
Nautalis, fruit stand, loss $500, no
The following firms, situated in
adjoining buildings, were damaged by
smoke and water: J, H. Flatcher Dry
Goods Company, loss estimated at $5,-
000 covered by insurance; f. N. Davis,
dry goods store loss about $2,000
covered by insurance; Shelton brothers
hay ar.d teed store, loss about $2,000,
partly covered by insurance; T. F.
Morgan, tinshop small loss covered by
insurance; J. W. Heste^ Company,
department store small loss covered by
£choes From Efland.
M,iss Mattie Shanklin, visited her
friend Mrs. George Thompson last week
Misses Bessie Baity, and Gladdys
Jones visited Miss Annie Jordan Thurs
The liadies 'Aid Society fixed up a
nice box and sent to the orphans at
Denton, last Thursday.
Mr. Jack Smith, who has been suffer
ing intensely with some eye trouble
for the past three weeks does not
i no prove we are sorry to say.
Mrs. James Pratt, is right sick.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Brown, spent
Sunday with Mrs. Browns mother Mrs.
Mr. Roy Forrest, and Miss Effiie
ith called on Miss Bessie Baity
Mr. Herman Smith, of [the Southern
Railway spent Sunday at home.
Miss Lula Pratt our teacher attended
the Teachers Meeting at Hillsboro
Mr. and Mrs Robert Sharp, called to
see Mrs. James Pratt Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John rhompson, of
Oaks visited Mrs. Thompsons parents
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tapp, Saturday
Miss Alice Thompson, visited at Mr.
Joe Murrays Sunday.
Mr. T. R. Fitzpatrick, of Wilson, is
spending a few weeks at home with
j Orange Qrove Items.
j This is fine weather for plowing, and
I the farmers are takiug advantage of it
Prof. W. S. Crawford, and wife of
Mebane, took in the play an oyster
j supper at Orange Grove Saturday night.
j The play and oyster supper, was
I well attended on Saturday night every-
' one seemed to be well pleased and a
nice little sum was raised. Come back
to the commencment and we will
entertain you again.
We are glad to leamthat Mrs. E D.
Snipes, is about well again.
Several new members were added to
the Baraca and Philatha classes Sunday.
Put your shoulders to the wheel boys
and girls and lets push along.
We are sorry to leam that Mr. A.
W. Kirk, is very sick we hope he will
soon be'out again.
Miss Annabel Crawford, left for
Philadelphia Monday where she goes to
the womans hospital to take training.
Parcels Post Convention
Delegates to the parcels post con
vention of Southern merchants met in
Nashville Tenn., Tuesday afternoon
Both sides of the question will be fully
presented. Indications are the mer
chants will go on record as opposed to
the bills pending in Congress but it
appears strongly probable that they
will endorse a plan of parcels post with
changes for transportation graduated
according to distance.
to say our na’ghbors
on the sick list are
Georgia Train Bandils
Are Held For Court
George Anderson, alleged leader of
the band which on Saturday week held
up cJouthern passenger train No. 36
near Gainsville Ga., was committed to
jail there Friday last by Judge Sims in
default of $10,000 bail. Charlie Hun
ter, of Michigan, and James Hanford,
of Nebraska, other bandits who have
confessed their part in the robbery,
waived the preliminary examination.
Railway officials have wired the auth
orities at Ball Ground, Ga., to release
two men held there as suspects.
We clip the following from a leading
Editorial in Sunday mornings Journal.
“There are also those in some com
munities, whose policy is to discredit
local conditions, to find fault with
everything possible in a city’s daily
life, and to consider that trade and
commercial competition consists in
pulling down character and reputation,
that to mount upward, to succeed in
business, is to do so upon the besmir
ched reputations of men who hive
been forced into failure, because of
unjust and untruthful commercial and
A community is only a big family,
where the relationship may not be
blood, but it should be a relationship
based upon a fractional sentiment that
i higher civilization, education and a
liberal Christianity can fasten upon a
people, making them truly citizens,
in the best sense of the word.'’
Must Have Fair Test.
President Taft has made it plain that
he will not be deterred from his deter
mination to call an extra session of
Congress to secure action on the
Canadian reciprocity agreement by
agreement by any vote which the Sen
ate may take on the question unless it
is plain to him that such vote is a real
test on the merits of the agreement
and not merely an attemp to avoid an
Came Near A Serious Ac
Our clever Warehouse man Mr.
Murry Ferguson came near a serious
mishap Saturday night as he was re
turning from the home of s very dear-
dear friend in Caswell. On reaching
a point near Back Creek, some one
with a runaway horse dashed against
his duggy upsetting it and throwii^
him out. bruising him up pretty bad.
For a while it was thought he was ser
iously injured, he was confined in doore
for a few days. Murrys many fnends
were glad to see his smiling face on
the street Tuesday.
The House which did not hesitate to
aid forty-five million dollars to the
pension account of the Government,
for the sole benfit of camp-followers,
skulkers and deserters in the War be
tween the States, has for years per
sistently refused to appropriate a com
paratively nominal sum for the main
tenance of a retirement and pension
system for the brave men composing
the Life Saving Service, who day in
and day out risk health, limb and life
in the service of humanity and the
government. The explanation is not
far to seek. The former constitue a
political contingency of sufficient pro
portions to demand to be reckoned with.
The latter are not allowed to partici-
ate actively in politics; and even if
they were, are too few in number to
form an appreciable factor. Otherwise
Congress would long since have yielded
to political expediency what it pereisten-
tly denies to justice humanity and
even to the welfare of the service
We are glad
who have been
The past week has been ideal weather
think the ground hog will lose his job
he dosen’t prophesy better.
Messrs Jones, Cook, Albright and
Patton, the carpenters who are
building a roller mill and a residence at
Carr, left for Mebane Saturday P. M.,
They are getting on nicely with both
buildings they do first class work.
Mrs. Sallie Cooper, spent Sunday at
Mr. J. S. McAdams, is going to have
his house painted, this will add much to
this pretty home.
Miss Hallie Mebane, spent Sunday
with her sister Mrs. Kirby.
The little baby of Mr Charlie Yates,
that was go very ill with pneumonia,
we are glad to note is 'very much
Some of our young people went to
Cedar Grove Friday night to the recital
they report a splendid time and some
thing worth hearing Cedar Grove
always has something worth going to.
Our faithful “old Dr.” is kept busy
all the time these days.
Mr. T. P. Featherstone, of Caswell
county, spent Monday night with Dr.
Murphy, on his way to Raleigh Hospital
where he goes to undergo an operation.
Miss Eva Trlmm, who has been)
Mr. Charles Boggs, of Siloam, spent
a few days here last week with his
mother Mrs. Boggs.
Mr. Edgar Mayse, was a pleasant
visitor at Mr. John Baitys, last Sunday
Mr. Frank Boggs, left here last
Friday for Siloam, N. C.
Messrs John and Mac Efland, and
Misses Pearl and Maud Efland returned
from Greensboro Sunday where they
had been attending the bedside of their
brother Mr. S. W. Efland, who is in St
Leos Hospital, Mr, Eflands wife and
mother are still with him at St Leos.
Mr. Joseph Kirkpatrick, came up
Sunday to see his sister Miss Hattie
who has been on the sick list for some
Mrs. Mary E, Hobbs, went to
Burlington Sunday to yisit her daughter
Mr. W. E. Thompson, spent Saturday
in Hillsboro, on business.
The Rev Homer Casto, spent Friday
night in Hillsboro.
Good luck to the Editor and readers.
Efland Rfd No. 1.
People are buisy now burning and
sowing plant jbeds.
Mr. Jim Baswell, of Graham was a
welcom visitor in our section last week
Miss Ada Ward, is on an extended
visit to her uncle Mr. Will Fitch of
Misses Rosa and Lillie Ward, went
to see Mr. Ed Sykes, last Wednesday
and aorry to report did not find him
Miss Cora Browning, is spending
some time at Haw River with relatives
Mr, Jim Hayes, of Burlington spent
ja few days at Mr. John Taylors, last
Mr. W. H. Miller, spent last Sunday
! night with Mr. J. L, McAdams.
I Messrs Will Carden, Joe Thompson,
} Misses Emer and Nan Aulbert, called
at Mr. J. L. McAdams, last Saturday
Mr. Dave Tinnen, and Miss Lizzie
Berne, called at Mrs, Brownings Sunday
Miss Julua Walker of Burlington
IS MET WITH ENCOUR
Since our last issue there
has been some encouraging
responses to our appeal for
interest in the piano contest
and we hope there is a gen
eral awakening to the im
portance of pushing the mat
ter to its limit.—Remember
that the big offer of one
hundred and twenty-five
thousand votes for $50 paid
in on subscriptions, and one
hundred thousand votes for
We were glad to see some of the old $40 in Cash paid in, Or forty
five thousand votes for
twenty dollars paid in, or
twenty thousand for $10
paid in holds good only un
till Saturday the 4th day of
March and also that thft
time limit to give to each
hat at Misses Morrow, Bas
on, and Greens, to any con
testant who pays in $50 in
cash will expire on the same
date, you will therefore see
how important it is to put
forward your most
ous efforts. It is an
tunity to build up a
total of votes, and
the lead, and we are trying
to impress by emphasis this
very important fact. We
want you to have a fair
Don’t let a moment
pass without striving to ad
an other subscriber to your
list. It is the contestant,
that pushes, and keeps on
pushing that gets there.
If you have any subscri
bers notify us so we may
send them the paper. To
neglect it, will dissatisfy
them. If you do not want
all your votes published we
will with hold them. Rem
ember to report between
this and Saturday if you
wish to take advantage of
our special offer in votes.
time spirit manifested at Orange Grove
Saturday the people come oi’t and did
some work on the church, academy
j and church grounds, some didn’t come
I to help, some in every community are
; too basheful to be found in a crowd,
; but we want to say, and we dont want
j to hear that short and ugly word come
j from anyone, we beleive we have as
1 good a community as there is in North
I Carolina. “Oh, you say you cant carry | contestant a
! a local tax election for your school!
you people down there love money
better than Damon loved pythias, and
care no more for your children and
those of your neighbors than England
did for her Colonies!” to our sorrow
we plead guilty, but give us time to
Mr. C. W. Standford, our popular
knight of the grip, spent a few days
with his family recently on Teer, Rfd,
staying with Mr. Joe i Hearse, has
returned to her former home at Mr.
Mrs. Alice Walker and daughter
Miss Maud spent Monday afternoon at
Mr. P. L. Coopers.
Cedar Qrove Items.
The Richmond distilleries threaten to
suspend business unless the require
ments imposed on their operation by
the Internal Revenue Bureau are
materially relaxed. It is not probable
that a bluff like that will cut much
figure with Uncle'Sam. The govern
ment would probably survive in any
event, even though every stillworm in
the country were to shuffle off its
mortal coiL Reminds us of the man
who swore he would commit suicide
unless the sentence of death pronounced
on him BhouW be commuted.—Va Pilot.
Miss Isadora Heatwole gave a deli
ghtful recital at the Academy Friday
Miss Dorsie Vaughn accompanied
Miss Hattie Ray home last Saturday,
staying over until Monday a. m.
Mrs. W. H. Whitted spent last Sun- |
day with her parents Mr. and Mrs. A.
! Mrs. H. M. Wilson has gone to visit
! her husband who remains critically ill
Mr. Carl Forrest and wife were ir
the place Monday P. M. Mr. Forrest
has been an almost coustant visitor
Mr. T. L. Oliver is getting ready to
put up a fine residence.
The Union was entertained by Mr.
Tolar Monday night.
Mr. Wilhelen filled his regular ap
pointments Sunday with good attond-
spent Saturday and Sunday at Mr. J.
Mr. D. C. McAdams, spent Sunday
with his sister Miss Joe McAdams.
Messrs J. C. Clayton, Fleam White,
and Bob White called at Mr. W. R
Wards, Sunday night.
Remaining unclaimed at this office
for the week ending Feb. 25-1911.
1 Letter for Ray. George Alston,
1 “ “ Mrs. Letticia Evans,
1 “ “ Mrs. Lucy Meor,
1 “ “ Mr. E. I. White,
1 P. C. “ Charlie Lindley,
1 P. C. “ Ed. Durham,
-1 P. C “ Miss Daisy Smith,
1 P. C. “ Cora Belle McAdams.
These letters will be sent to the dead
letter Office March 11—11 if not
claimed before. In calling for the
above please say “advertised" giving
date of ad. list.
S. Arthur White, p- m.
The Leaders Roll of Honor
The following is a list of good and
true citizns who have either recently
become subscribers to the Leader, or
renewed their subscription for an other
year. All honor to those who are
standing by a faithfull ally, their
home paper. The list since our last
announcment embraces the following
John P. Hughs, Cedar Grove,
W. P. Miles, Kansas City, Mo.
J. W. Miles, Mebane.
W. B. Strayhom Efland.
Rev. S. C. Hilliard, Wake Forest.
Miss Ida Thompson, Efland.
T. O. Pender, Mebane,
George W. Coble, Burlington.
James H. Lloyd, Chapel Hill.
Dr, E. A. Abernathy, Chapel.
Charles Strayhom, Hillsboro.
O. R. Conklin, “
Hubert Ward, Durham.
W. E. Carroll,
W S. Criwford, Mebane.
R. Steve Sykes, “
R. V. Jones. “
Rev. R. C Stebbins, Henderson,
J. Allison Holms, Efland.
Mrs. C. W. Stanford, Teer.
Miss Ethel Pickard, “
J. P. Teer,
Carr Roberson, “
John Kirk, Hillsboro.
Odell Cheek, Prospect Hill.
F. L. C^per, Cedar Grove
John P. Hughes, “
Alex Tinnin, Mebane.
J. Ed White,
J. A. Shanklin,
A. H. Mebane,
W. P. Ireland
Cbas. F. Cates
R. W. Ray.
J. F. Smith.
A. M. Cook.
R. E. Holt,
W. H. Albert,
G. M. Mebane.
W. H. Wood.
W. F. Islsy,
P L. Cooper, Carr.
H. W. Tinnin,
W. A. Boland,
H. T. Smith,
J. A. Shanklin,
A. M. Murry,
J. L, Murry,
Mrs. J. T. Watson,
J. W. Snipes,
R. E. Thompson,
Miss Jennie White, Mebane.
L. Ray, “
T. A. Church, “
Candidates In Piano Contest.
The following is the standing of the
candidates in the Leader con
test for the piano and diamond
rings. You should be pushing all you
can. It will pay you.
“ Myrtle Bowland. Corbett, 4000
Vera McAdams, Rfd No 3, 4000
“ Bessie Allen, Cedar Grove 6000
“ Maggie L. Fletcher Watson 3000
“ Annie Paris, Saxapahaw, 1000
“ Maud Walker, Cedar Grove 1000
“ Maggie L. Mitchel Watson
“ Annie Hurdle, Union Ridge,
'• Novella Warren 4000
“ Ida Wilkerson, Mebane, 29,500
“^Lelia McAdams 25,00
“ Maie Reynolds, Hillsboro, 54,000
** Rosa Walker, Union Ridge 1000
“ Nettie Oliver, Jerico,
“ Nina Warren, Corbett,
“ Ida Hughes Watson,
“ Essie Flcrance, Mebane,
'• Fannie Vincent, Mebane,
‘* Mabel Murphy, Corbett,
“ Lottie Satterfield,
Rhode Island Red, a setting of 15 of
these eggs for $1.00
Apply to J. H. Lashley.
Mayor Shaw offers a reward of ten
dollars for information leading to the
conviction of the party or parties who
have been cutting the bark from some
small shade trees that have been set
out upon the streets of Mebane, If it
is not a species of vandalism to engage
in a practice such as this, then what
is ic? if not that, then it is pure
unadulterated deviltry, without a shad-
, ow of an excuse.
No Room For Loafers and
Any [one loafering around without
visible means of a suport, must be fed
out of some |ones kitchin, or they are
getting a [living in some dishonorable
way. Such characters if found in
Mebane onght to be given notice to
leave at once, or put on the street to
“I never waste words on a fool,”
said the pompous person.
“That doesn’t correspond with your
wife’s statement,” replied a member
of the skeptical faction.
“What did my wife say?” queried
the P. P,
“That you were in the habit of talk
ing to yourself, ’ ’ answered the other.