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Airy, M. C, Mar M, IMt
Mr. and Mm. W M. Lmi tiara ra>
turrwl frnai a nait to relatives la
Atlanta and other point* »eut>.
Mr. and Mm. A. I. Stasia and lit
da daughter viaitod frianiU and rwa
fcvea near Dobaon Sunday.
Mr. John Atkinr haa moved to tha
Sev.ald raaidanra on Eaat Lebanon
Tha Battai aunt Association anil not
bold ita regular meeting thia month,
the monthly meetings hava haan itia
eantinuad until September.
M i» Mirpiret A • hby haa ratumad j
U. her hdiaa in this city from Walker
town where she tautrhl muaic during
U»e part school term.
Walter Dobbnis who is stationed atj
C .mp Sevier spent it Tew day* fur-|
h "~h with hi* parents Mr. and Mrs. j
N. W. Dobbina in this city.
The Mission Study ('lass of ('en-'
tral M. E. Churrh will meet with'
Mrs. Oscar Yokley this afternoon at
her hume on Franklin street.
Mrs. H. C. Allred of Coldaborni
lev. 4 today for her home after visit-1
in.er father Mr. W. U. Shelton in
this c ity.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Paddison will
n urn t .day from a visit to their son
Dr. J-Jin Paddison at Kernersville.
Miss Loia Waller and little Miss
Edith Haire Leake of Anbury are
vis tors in this city today.
Th« j .ung Women's bonk dub met
with Mrs. Drew Mertin yesterday af-j
ternoon at her home on south Main
Mr. Cleve Hale of Kim City is the
guest of hia father Mr. 9. M Hale in
Messrs. Prank Woodhouaa and John
Speuse of Boonville are businaaa visi
tor.. in thia city today.
V ■ * J. Bondurant of The Hollow.
V...; was in the city Wednesday and
purchased a $1,000.00 Liberty Loan
Mrs. D. C. Hoffman will entertain
tomorrow evening in honor of Mrs. H.
i \ he raft a farmer resident of this
eity who in the guest of Mr*. John
M*. Luther Greenwood, of Galax,
Va , Hxi been here a few day* at Mem
orial Hospital where he was operated
o) il is now -spending: a few day*
wili. hi* aunt Mrs. F. D. Hoicomb be
fore returning home. _ ^
Miss Margaret Martin student of
Greensboro College for Women pent
the past week end with Miss Bern ire
Hi'-nadav at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
C. A. Baird on Cherry street, ft
Presiding Elder H. C. Sprinkle left
the first of the week to attend the
General Conference of the M. E.
Church South in Atlanta.
Misses Nettie and Lillie Allred have
returned to this city after a visit to
Wilmington, Raleigh, Wmston-Salem
and other point.-: after the cloee of the
school where Miss Nettie was teach
ing near Mount Olive.
Miss Chapman of the High School j
faculty left Sunday for her home at
Grifton to be with her soldier brother i
during a twenty-four hours furlough I
spent with his parents. , f
Mr. Charles Fulton the local agent
for Ford automobile left Tuesday for
Cincinnati, Ohio accompanied by his'
machinist and a party of drivers to
bring in a numbor of cam through the
country, the railroads, under govern
ment control are not taking shipment*
of automobiles now, hence the neces
sity of running them through the
country. , I
Mr. W. G. Shelton and bride former
ly a Mrs. Morris of Broadway arrived
in this city last night. Mr. ami Mrs.
Shelton were married at 10 o'clock
Sunday morning at the home of the
bride. Mr. Shelton is a resident of
thi. rity being employed as conduc
tor on the Southern between here and
Mrs. F. L. Townsend wife of Rev.
F. L. Townsend a former postor of
Central Methodist church has placed
copies of her book "On Golden Hinge*"
with Mr. Will Hale to be sold. 25c on
each book r*> to the Red Croat So
riaty. Those who read Mrs. Town
send'* first hook "In The Nantahalas"
will no doubt welcome the opportunity
to read thi* later work of thi* rifted
writer. , _
We are asked to tell the public that
the funds of the Surry County Chap
ter of the Red Crow society are about
exhausted, an exact atatement of fi
nance* will b« published next week.
Probably the public does not know
thai tea dollar* worth of material ia
worked up every day in the Red
Croaa work room, therefore a rift of
1100.00 worth of material will only
keep the worker* busy 14 day*. The
Red Croaa mi<* your help. pl*a*»
■end in contribotioaa Ian* or amall
according to your ability.
Ha ha* ban ta tka niuupnrt aarviie
and haa made aawaral tripe acroaa. Ha
has rwnrentiy written horn# tailing
■ ■■■thing at hia xxprnaneaa. Ha
taid about being u> a running fight
at six hour* with a »uhm;;nna and wns
lucky enough to gat aw: y. Ha »a«r
two <hipa Hunk while on hia tnpa.
Jim h..« enough of the aarvica in that
dirarti— and haa aocured a job nn a
ahtp that pa ta South American
porta. Thta will ha hia next azpar
H.lp th« Wing• at the U. 9. A.
The Phi'nthea Glria nf the Central
M. K. Oiurrh will have a Treasure and
Trinket Weak May Ird and May 4th.
W« <io not want money. But tha
Trenaury and Trinkrt Committee aaka
for bmken, u»eleaa, unwanted bita nf
gold un<l ilvrr trinkets, discarded
jewelry or table-silver, triple p! »tc.
Havo you any of th<irtidwTOM
gold or ilver Thim 'le», Bracelets,
Brooches, Kintr;, Chain or linka of
chn.ns, ^'i":i•'!'! te «, Matrh Bo«e*.
Scarf I'ins, Odd l uff I.inks, Gold of
Silver top* of can't* of f'mlo i-llas,
Wnti-h Charm*. Rroke.i .'rvons, Korku
of toilat art u !rr in aterKng lilver or
triple piate, Coin* n (fold or ailver
which havo Iwoi' or
punch***!. What w*i wi'l do with Lhem:
Send thrm 'o the Aviation Committee
of the National Aid Soc'ety. How
they wHl be 'J-.ci!' '1 will he melted
down and the proceeds used in buy
comfort* and equip hoxpitalr for the
airmen of tha American Army.
Leave your articles at tha Banner
Mr*. S. r„ Gilmer hiu< returned to
this city after ipending tha wintur in
Greensboro. *he will make her home
with her dauirhter Mr*. G. W. Spar
ger. Mr*. Gilmer wan accompanied
by Mr. and Mr*. George Kennett of
Greensboro who are guer.ta of Mr. and
Mr*. Smith during their stay in thin
On Vcr.da- "voting ST?** Vi* ..A
Runner entctaiiied at the home of
her mother Mr;. r>*li# Banner near
thia city in honor of ilia* Homaday's
guests, Mia* Murtin.
Mr ;. S. Porter Grave* and little son
Porter and niece M Elizabeth
Grave* of Yanceyville are in Green
ville S. C. vis'inif Mr*. Graven son i
Sergeant William Graves at Camp
Mia* Florence Smith haa returned
from a viait to friend* in Atlanta.
More About FueL
Extract* from address by T,. A.'
Snead, Assistant to the U. S. Fuel
Administrator, at meeting Greens
boro. N. C., Af»ri! 1, 11)18, of the State
Fuel Administrator, A. W. McAli.ster.
and the Oiai^mcn of 'he County and
City Committee* throughout North
It is absolutely necessary that do
mestic consumers of coal pat in their
supply during the summer months.
By doing so consumers will help the
Government, assit the railroads, and
at the flame time, provide themselves
with con?. They will he!n the Om*em
murt hy mak'njt it unnecessary to as
sist with their supply neat winter
when ail the time and effort of the
Fuel Administration will he needed
in providing coal for war purposes;
TJ\,»y will help the transportation com
panies bv reducing the number of car"
to be handled during a period when it
in mo-t difficult to handle same. There
no other wny in which the domestic
mer», in <o far a.« the coal aitua
M- n com-J-ned, can as effectually
a* i I he Covernment in the suc
fu! pr< ^vye ■:* Ion of the wr»r. nrr< at
he same time provide themselves
. .h fur!, tkSrt by f.blainin^ their
r< rmal season's requirements during
lf it is n»ve>s:iry to enlarge the bin*
so i. 10 accomodate a normal years
supply, this should be done. If the
dealer is not willing to carry the ac
count srrang«mer»»«houUi be made to
handle the matter by making monthly
If this is not done there will be a
shortage during the coining winter,
due to the large increased demands
for war purposes and the inability
of the transportation companies to
ha::dle the enormous quantity of
freisrht nece- «ary for war and other
I also desire to urge the great ne
cca. ity for each consumer to limit his
rv , lirements to less than normal
needs. There is great need for e*ery
ton and even pound saved provides
that mi-ch additional cool for war re
quirements, not only for our Govern
ment but for the All c».
I would also request and urge the
substitution and use. to the fullest ex
tent possible, of wood for coal by all
Therefore, the message I want you
to take back to the people in your sev
eral communities is to place orders for
the quantity of real recessary for
their year* supply as early as
possible and to exercise the strictest
1 rennotuy in its use. '
(CeaUauW from Pay Tw*.)
m hu still awi make all things ready
for huainees. Ijriw they wmt to hu
piaat and Mitad untd ha walked up
ami allowed hunaeif to gmt trapped so
wail that thara waa no question to I ha
court about hu guilt.
What may bo an unfortunata port
I if thu tory u (ha port that Jake
Mormon is play < ng la it. Jako ia a
brother-III-low to Mr. .Martin and it
is hard for him to explain to the
court about the part He has played.
Ae tile oiflcers relate the story, on the
mom in* that they vraited at the Ktlll
Mr. Mart in and Mr. Norraan vailed
down the hill to the xtilt place ejuh
carrying a ptar.k on his shoulder.
Now the art of aiding in any way is a
violation of the law, and the Judge
wart" to km;w why Mr. Norman was
carrying that plank that morning to
'he till plare. If Mr. Normun could
make n *ati»factr>ry explanation h>
would go fret;, for he has not before
Iwen charged with In >ng interested in
t 'ling. Am it is the Judge is at a
loss to l:now just what to do with tH'
•are. Noirrao m*jts 'hat he went along
with Martin 'hat morning, and when
'hey rear'ied a pr.int on the hill near
where :He tiil >vnr they cmne to wm«
plank, and Martin picked up one and
lukad h'tn to also biing along one.
Now Norman told 'he Judge 'iliat at
the time he picked uu the plank he
did not kui.w what Martin wax tuning'
to do with it, but carried it along lie
cause Martin m:Hr the if 'lest. If
the Judge makes tip his mind thai
Norman "arri"d tha' nlank knowing
thaf it was to lie used in some way
in making that liquor he will no! goj
free. The supposition is tha. the
olank ».i. fr be used for .shelter or
•omething about the stilling. This
.»». i. jk uu) jaso was led open for the
time, anil ci'izenr. who know 'he farts
think that Norman is the unfortunate!
ore in tile case, foi he u believed to tie
innocent of any connection with the
bus.ness of manufacturing liquor.
A case that attracted quit* a bit of
attention about Dobson was that of
a hunch of citizens charged with gam
bling. On Monday mght, the first
...j . toe uurt, a donen citizens of
uoi>Mon i.nu ueai L»y neignnornouu*.
most of them farmers and young men,
gathered about a fire in the woods a
half mile oast of Dfibson. T>»ey had
a battle of i quor and a deck or cards
and formed a ring about the fire and
played a h'um« irom early ui-lhe night(
until well along in the ;mall hours of
the morning. Some one told the
town policeman about the "sociable"
being auUed off down in the bru*h,
and he went down along with anoth->
er officer and looked on from a snfe
distance. They satisfied themselves
that the boys had liquor and cards
and were playing for money. They
then wt»nf back to town and got three
other officers who came and saw and
were, too, atistfed that the stunt be
ing enacted before their eyes was
not exactly in accordance with the
statute made and provided in such,
cfcSM. And so after waiting for a
tune they flushed the game from four
sides and made a complete round-up
of the whole push. One fellow was
quick in thought as well as action and>
fell to the ground when the officers
charged and was dead asleep with his
hat over his eyes, "to keep the flies'
away." a; the Solicitor expressed it.
Two or three broke to run but got
caught. They let the case go to the
jury and got convicted* that is moat,
of thera. Four were sentenced to the
roads for terms of two to six months, j
and the others are in jail to await the
decision of the Judge who is puzzled
to know what to do with their cases
because of the women and children
who are to be supported bv somebody
Tt developed that many of these men
are known to be in the habit of playing
can!*, and some for retailing.
T^e criminal docket is not complet
ed c,t this time, Thursday, and the en
tire week will be consumed and yet
the civil docket will hardly be touch
el There a~c several hundred cases
on the civil docket.
Miss F.«'rnice Horr.aday entertained
the members of her Sunday .school
class and a few friends Saturday
evening at the home of Or. and Mr*.
C. A. Baird on Cherry street to meet
her (fuest Miss Marjraret Martin, stu
dent of the Greensboro College for
Want And Sale Column.
No kind of automobile for «ale tki*
If you rant Mil your old ear bring
it around here and I will kelp you
provided you dont auk to much for it.
Remember old worn out car* have to
be xold at worn out prices.
Want to trade automobile for a few
acre* wood land (low to town.
The little 40 acre farm done cum.
t da km kmk mhm km kmk mk mkmh
Mount Airy's Leading
Suits at $20
There are smart, double breitl
ed effects tor young men at 920, and
alae wonderful values in conserva
tively tailored clothes at $20, 922.50
Suits for Young Men
at $17.50, $35 and
Up to $40.
Fabrics that represent the best wool
qualities and tailoring that is unim
peachable. The di.shing slashed
pock"* -a ire conspiciously for
"oung men but there are models for
more mature men which convey
youthfulness, good style and good
Lundy's Clothing Store
BUY LUNDY'S CLOTHES AND YOU WILL BE SATISFIED IN FIT
QUALITY AND PRICE.
New Spring Clothes
In Stylish Fabrics
For Men And Boys
These goods are priced so
as to help you keep down the
increased cost of living and still
have the quality.
% 12.50 to $30
$4.50 to $12.50
New Hats $2 to 4.50
Shirts, Ties, Hosiery
J. D. Smith Clothing Co.
"Clothes that Satisfy"