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Airy, N. C. ibr IMk Itll
Hmw Inn laft Tuaaday to rttmd
Dr. J. W. Ui| of BUua waa a visi
tor bar* yeataniay.
Prof, and Mr*. J. H. Allan ami Mlat
lUlll Alias at Elkin a pent tha paai
waak and in thia city.
Mr. Hi Mr*. M. B. lunar ni
Graanabora apant tha paat waak and
with Mr*. Dai la Bannar naar thia city,
Mia a Virginia Spear Moor* viaitad
Mrs. W. L. Hheppard In Craanabora
tha latter part of laat waak.
Mr. J. B. Ayara la apanding today
tn Winaton-Halam »n buaineaa.
Mr. and Mr*. K. J. Matthawa motor
ad to Winaton-Malam and (jraeneborn
laat Friday on huainaaa and pleaaure.
Mr. and Mr*. Cecil Hrnnia and llt
tla aon left Saturday to viait relative!
naar Wythaville, Va.
Mr*. L. A. Walker of Summerflelil
•pent laat week in thia city the irueat
of her brother Capt. W. H. Lonif
Mr. and Mra. Hoy lea of Mount Olive
wero visitors in this city Wednes
There will he services nt the Pros
byterian Church next Sunday morn
int ami evening by the pastor, Rev.
T. C. Bales.
Messrs. A. V. West ami 0. C. Lovill
have returned from Louisville, Ky.,
where they attended the National
Whole-ale Grocers Association.
Misses Virginia Ross and Ruth
Mills of Wadeshoro spent the past
week end with Mrs. George D. Her
man at the Methodist parsonage.
Mrs. John Doss died Monday at
her home near this city, she is sur
vived by one daughter—a young girl
of about sixteen.
Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Jessups and Mrs.
S. F. Shelton of Westflcld are in this
city today Mr. Jessups on business
and the ladies shopping.
Mrs. C. L. Whitman is spending
this week in Winston-Salem assist
ing Mr. Whitman in furnishing their
new home there. Mrs. Whitman and
little »'in will join Mr. Whitman to
make I tat city their home in a short
Mr. and Mm. Brian Floyd and Mr.
Jones Brown laava today for their
homes in Spartanburg S. C. after
■pending some time in thia city. They
will make the trip through the coun
Mr. and Mrs. Uacar Yokley and son
Hale and Misses Alma Yokley and
Anna Lee Clarke motored to Charlotte
Saturday where they were joined hy
Mrs. J. A. Yokley who had been in
Charlotte for the past month with
her daughter Mrs. T. J. Payne, they
visited Camp Jackson at Columbia,
S. C„ before returning to this city
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Pr«s
byteriaA Church will serve luncii and
supper on Saturday the 18th, at store
building next to Blue Ridge Inn, be
tween the hours of 12 o'clock noon
and 10 o'clock P. M. They promi.-e
good things to eat.
Messrs. Will Prather and Jes.e
Banner, both of this city, left this
week to enter the army service. They
go to the A. A E. College at Raleigh
to take training as Automobile me
chanics. After they spend a time
there they will be sent where they are
The people at Siloara have organis
ed a Branch of the Surry Red Cro
with a membership of 61. Mrs. S.
T. Flippin is Chairman and great en
thusiasm is developing in the work
in that part of the country. Dr. and
Mrs. Fiippin were here Tuesday in
the interest of the work.
A message was received here this
morning stating that the father of
Mr. T. J. Smithwick was seriously ill
at his home at Windsor. Mr. Smith
wick and Messrs. Jess Prather, John
Marion left by auto this morning for
Winston-Salem and the message was
farwarded to him enroute.
Mr. A. E. Hannah recently accom
panied his daughter Mia« Mary and
hia mother-in-law Mrs. Pearson, t«
Clayton, Ind., where they will spend
several weeks with relatives. While
away on this trip Mr. Hannah bought
in Cincinnati a new Automobile
Hearse of the latest model. The scar
city of livery horse* made it ne-"»s
aary for him to adopt the automo
Mr. W. G. Sydnol^ president of the
Knitting Mill in this city, left Toes
day for Philadelphia where he went
to close a deal for 100 new knitting
machines. The work here is progress
ing nicely and when these new mach
ines are placed the factory will give
employment to as many as 75 girls
Improvements are being rapidly mad«
in the factory plant and work is be
ing turned out (n • satisfactory man
* * I \
Mra. J. W. Jaaaupa and Roland and
Mtaa IM iMter of Wlrtfiild Mn
vtMton la Uua city —>ii».
Mr. aad Mr*. Claude BmIIm aad
B. ahiltea left yaataeday far an an to
trip to dalhty. SpttUnbiirf and
GraaariO* 8. C. and Atlanta. Ga.
Mtaa Myrtle Spainhuwar rf Wina
ton-Halw and Mrs. Walter Strupe
and ekild ai Bethanta apant the put
weak and with Mr. and Mra. W. R.
Mr. and Mra. N. C. Marion and
Maaara. J. H. Carter and W. G. Syd
nor motored to ftlloaia Sunday to ae
aiat In organlilnf a Bad Croaa unit
la that townahip.
Mr. e. H. EochUUky laft the flrat
of tha waak to attend a meeting of
furniture manufacturer* in Atlanta,
and atao attend tha general conference
of tha M. E. (Ihurrh South, In aaaalon
Newa haa baan raraivad hara of tha
ilaath of Mlaa Liuia Plka of Thoata*
| villa formerly of thia county. Miaa
Pike had baan a rrippla from rheuma
tism since her early 'teen aire, hut
1 manifaatad a beautiful spirit of pa
: ticnce and chriatian fortitude. She
had been in failing health fnr some
montha and her daath which occurred
May 5th waa not unexpected.
New Superintendent of Schooii
The school Board this week elected
Prof. L. M. Epp«, >>f Greenville, N.
C., u» Superintendent of the schools
in thin city. Prof. Epps runt hers and
looked over the ground before hia
election. He ia a graduate of Trinity
College, ia a Methodist and has aeven
years experience in school work, lie
it a married man and will move his
family here in a few week.4.
The school* of thi* city will clone
next week with wimple exercises to
conform to tile wishes of Supt. Joy
ner of the state Department of Schools
No public addresses will he riven and
the only puhlic 'xercises will be the
graduating essay* hy the young
folks who complete the course pre
scribed hy the school. These exer
cises will he held next Friday night.
Sewing Machine Needed.
The workers need another machine
in the Red Cross sewing room, any
one who has a machine they are not
using or can spare, will aid the work
ers and promote a good causehvallow
ing the machine to be used at the Red
Cross work room. Please notify Mra.
W. E. Merritt if you are willing to
lend your machine.
S* Federal Court Juror*.
The following citizen* from thin
section have been drawn as jurors for
the term of Federal Court to be held
in Greensboro the first week in June.
W. M. Wood, Rockford. R. F. D.
Rit hard Freeman. Dob^on, R. F. I).
B. F. Folger, Dobson. R. 2.
E. C. Reece, Rockford, N. C. y
Death of Mr. Albert Smith.
Mr. Albert Smith an aged and high
ly re ipivted citiren of the Wtltltlil
ection died at the h> mc of his grand
ii. Mr. Waller Smith In t Saturday
tho funeral wai conducted at Albion
c.n Sunday by Elder Stone and Dr.
X. J. Smith. The funeral was largely
a r ended, among those present being
! his son. Mr. A. M. Smith and family
of this city.
Shoots 114 Miles.
t'u ie." the heading. "Xewspaper
■Ipeeials," the Wall Street Journal
| , jbli**he» the following:
"Awenca* hi ",-cst :run weighing
j \o _ H) t'n snd de-'(Tried to throw
: . i !: Ill m Us U read> for it ..nal
t. It car. l 'i u • d ft r < a t di'er .«
or aboard unij:. Despite its weight
and fcue it iii a mu'.jile guji and can
be eas:!y moved. Nine others are be
If the big new engine of de.trvc
tion materializes, Germany's long
range gun, of which so much has
! heen said recently, will no longer be
the marvel it is. And, from the news,
paper reports,, the new gun would be
different from the German product in
that it would be of military value,
something the cannon that has been
firing on Paris has not proved itself
to be thus far.
Befora Autumn Brazil
Will Come into War.
An Atlantic Port. May 14.—Opinion
prevails throughout Brazil that be
fore fall the Brazilian government
' will have taken an active part in the
, European war, according to Sir John
Aird, head of the Canadian Bank of
Commerce, at Toronto, who arrived
here today from South America.
"A new spirit through all the coun
try is making for a democratic na
tional army," Sir John added. "While
onFy those prosperous men with train
ing in military schools have been rail
ed into service, through other organi
sations nearly 200,(H)0 volunteers of
all classes have been enrolled for rifle
. training and when they have comoUt
<>d their cour.« they will be enrolled
| in the army reserve. A similar plan
| is used for the navy."
On Friday May 24. tha
nwt weak. thara will ha haid la
city, Mmuu Airy, N. C. a maatin« of
baakaapara. Thu laaattng U bald u»
dar tha aaparriaiaa of Mr. Praaklla
■igh. and ha will aa»d Mr. C. L. Sana.
.Hparialiat la laakaaptng, hara to taa
tura and i— uaatrata tha actual work
uI oariac far baaa. Tha Unltad Stataa
(iovarnaant is back of thu work and
tha raaaon ia that mora honay ia naad
ad to add to tha Mipply at food In tha
Tha »aat>nit» ara far all who m In
taraatad in liaakaapf.is. Every HU
»en in thia part of tha country nhould
attand. Tha lerturaa and daatonntra
ttona will ho at K. L Johnson'a haa
yard, in tha town of Mount Airy, on'
Rawlay atreef. flva minutaa walk from
tha poet office. At thla yard there!
ara about 26 coloniaa of baaa in mod
am hive* ami u >|uaan rearing yard
la operated ia r=r.nsctias isritfc tha
l>m which ara run for both inrraaaa
and honay. Kvary haakaapar ahoukl
bring hia vail and glove* if ha li
afraid of ating*. for Mr. ttama will
opan hi van and work with tha baaa aa
ona la auppoaod to do in tha actual
production of honay. The lad in* aa
wall aa the men ara invitad to attaint
Mr. Sam : will nave the opportunity
of showing in thin yard every feature
of tieekeeping from (he growing of
<|ueen rollx for artificial methods to'
the production of honey on a large,
A meeting of an hour will h« held
beginning at U A. M. After an hour
for dinner another meeting will he
held from una to two o'clock. Thejte
meeting* are free of all co*t to the
pe->pla anil should prove to ha of great
value to thiiiw who are in any way in
terested in beekeeping. Every body
invited even if not interested in bee*.
If you come you may get interested.
After tho above sessions are held
an automobile drive to one of the i
mnny out yard* in the neighborhood'
will he given for the benefit of those
who rare to go. Further demonstri
tions will be made at thin outyard to
explain any point* not understood by!
J. E. JOHNSON.
Acting for Prof. Franklin Sherman
Standing of State* on Dry
If the Constitution of the L'nit*<!
State* is to be amended to provide
for national prohibition of the manu
facture and »ale of intoxica'inij li((uor,
three-forth* of t'vj M states com
prising the Union must declare in
favor of the amendment, each by a
majority vote in its Legislature. The
record of the states on this question
now stands as follows:
Number necessary to carry amend
Number that have votjd to favor It.
Number that have voted against. 0.
Numlier that have yet to vote. 37.
Number needed of those yet to
Slates that have ratified, in order of
ratification, with date:
MISSISSIPPI -Jan. 9.
SOUTH CAROLINA—Jan. 23.
NORTH DAKOTA—Jan. 25.
TKX AS—March 4.
SOUTH DAKOTA—March 20.
COMMISSIONER'S SALE. '
By virtue of an order of re-sale
. It hy the Judpe of the Superior
Court in the case <if Alene Callaway
Lnvendar airain.st H. CI. Callaway ami
■ pending ni the Superior Court
of Surry County I will sell to the high
:'.t bidder on
Saturday the 1.1th of June 1918.
at one o'clock P. M.. the following de
• I pri jierty, to-wit:
One house and lot on lower Main
Street, six rooms and known as the
S< hafrr house arid lot near the big
eulley; also one house and lot on Elm
St oet known as the J. I. Lie i tun house
Tfrm» of sale, one-third cash; one
third in twelve months and balance
i two years. Notes retuired for de
ferred pu\ ments.
This May 14th. 1;>>S
W. E. MERRITT, Cora.
Paul Allred '
Want And Stile Column J
Have sever*! kind of cars on hand
now from Ford on up.
Still want to trade automobile for a
few acre* of wood land close to town.
Will have tVro more Elgin-Sixes the
last of this month.
Would like to trade for a good one
ton truck. Must be in (rood shape and
hare rood tires.
In« .ha■■fully trwlri la (hrma
prison eia|i, if aU hava had tha u
parlcnca of an A—rttui inUnnmj
by a Fnaih nlflw aiaa a piUiaar la
(ianaaay juat bafara ha — rapad. Tha
/ranchataa'a Mary, a* laid to AM
ran oflon, ia thus raiatad by aa Aa
koriaUd Praaa rorraapondant at tha
"A abart nm« bafora I laft Hunt
Itn, Haaovar, I waa abla ta hava a
faw minutaa' intarriaw with an Amar
■ran »oidiar who waa tahan pnaonar
aavarai montha affo oa tha Praach
front. Bams unwound*(1, ha waa aa
aiffnod diraetly ta a pnaon ramp.
Waakanad by asraaaiva work, ha waa
forrad to go in tha aalt tainaa and ba
ins unabla to atay I on car. ha waa aant
"I do not remrmUr the nam* of
tha man or tha number of his rt(i
mailt, but ha had baati among tha flrst
AMhcaiu in tha trenches and hi*
home wan in Now York. Ha told ma
that during tha thraa months ha wai
in tha Ilarz minaa ha had loat 33
pound*. H* **• a man who wa* sol
idly built and it could ha easily naan
that ha had liaan vigorous and haalthy'
but whan I saw him ha wa* incredi
bly thin and »e weak that ha could'
hardly cron a room without 'topping :
repeatedly, leaning on pieces of fur-1
mture or supporting himself on boxa*|
"Kugli.thman also are being batlly
t rented in tha mine*. I found nut thatj
three of seven who were sent back to
ilameiln died. Package service doer
not exiat in the mine* and the prison
er* receive practically nothing. Their
only nourishment is from thin soup
made of barley or cabbage, sometimes
1*1 led codfish egg* and tho*a of other
rtsh which it i* impossible to eat.
There are few potatoes and very little
bread. It is impossible for a man
to work without becoming sick or
weakened to the point of falling down.
"Tha men are strurk with rifle butta
and the flat side of bayonet* and are
placed in dark sails on bread and wat
er. These calls are known to the mine
prisoners as 'hot chambers,' as they
are heated by steam to a high temper
ature. After the men are held in
these cells they are turned out in the
mow where they are required to stand ■
at 'attention' for a certain length of
time. Needless to say, deaths are
State of Ohio City of Toleoo,
Lucas County. **.
Frsnk J. Cheney make* oath that be
I* senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney * Co.. doing busine** In tha
City of Toledo, County end Htaio afore
said. and that ssid Arm will pay tha
sum of ON IB HUNDRED DOLLARS far
each and avary raae of Catarrh that
cannot ha cur*-d by tha uic of H A I.IJ0
CATARRH CURE. FRANK J. CHlHlt
Sworn to befor* ma and subscribed
la my present*, this «th day of Decem
ber. A. D. Hit. A W OLEASON,
(Seal) Notary Public.
Hall * Catarrh Cure I* taken Intern
ally and set* through tha Blood on the
Mucous Surface* or the System. MM
for testimonials, free.
F 1 CHENEY * CO . Toledo, a
Sold by ail druggist*. 7#a.
Hail a Ir'amtly fill* for cunatipatlon.
A^eerieea IaIwi dalegatae eoald (1 ^'
no ■»mhnlw ivWuvu ie Um ymili
Cmfederetien of L*bar on Um (rwt
pouit at » conference with Gwau Sa
II. J on haux *erretary of Um Preach
tjAbor Party, u|m4 with pwt urg
ncjr that Um conference would
frMt goad bacauee either Um amay
forcee would rafuaa to alien t hern
ial vee with alllad labor on funda
mental point* la which eaaa tha war
would go on 'or elae they would da
no and alliad ideal* would he achMvad.
Mr. Fray, replying la French, aatd
American labor did not hale the Ger
man* at all, but to hold out hande to
prated ae a H|n of weakneee. He
took hie ntand by <>omper» in returning
to meet (ierman labor while (iermany
retained it* Imperialmt (iovernmeat
end Hupported thi* attitude by a refer
■nre to the hyporriay of the (ierman
SorlaluU' pre war resolution* an
«hc.wn by iheir condurt ince.
Albert Thcma*. in n l< ng well
ergued .pewh, found himralf equally
unable apjMenUy to change the point
i>f view at American* who contented
thrm-'rlvei wit^> promising to put
French Labor'* point of view when
they retUTiiul m.me.
American Troop* are
Aided by Camouflage.
Wilh the American Army in France,
Detail* of the liifhtini; in the Lune
ville »«cUir Sun.lay tell of an encoun
ter between American ami (jerman
force* in No Mun'.i land. Three Amer
an aniper* drer.aed incamouftaice nuit*
wt out to discover a next of xharp
shonten who had been operating with
much nucce*« and had killed one
American officer and one private.
They penetrated the enemy p»*ition
■ition whara thay had inatW
Ur with tha C »!■■■■. without im»
altiaa to tha Anntin aula. Tli
mi»m( man raw in whila tha aaaal
party waa looking far kw.
Whan tha Marrhara raturnad Itaf
found that ona <»f thair man waa aMa
•in*. Ha waa laat aaan aatttng at a
marhina pan in a ahall hola. Two <4L
cara want back ta look far hi* and
rounlarad a fiaiwan nwtpoat. In tha
rtirht that anauad naa an—y waa kA
ad and hia body waa brought harfc to
'ha A mar Iran tranrhaa.
An additional credit of UJfiO.OW
h«» bm xttxniM u> Belgium by ttia
United Statu making a total of
hWj.imhi loan«''l to that countrr, 11)4
rediU to all the allien I'j.JHh.mui.oO®.
Advice from Hhunkhai ate ten that Um
• ut> < ription to th" third l.iberty ''«a
•he-* amounted to over f'iOO.HOO, in4
a report from the American
n Mexico City atata* t,h» «uh»crip>
llion* there ore more than 1.150,000.
IIt i* announced in Bohemian praoa
that «*p»nmrntii made with "papar
iloth"* have proved no nuccemiful 'hat
l!u"irurian *tata railway* are to for
nisih their employee* with summr
clothing of this fabric.
In it* regulation* governing Um
price of wrml. the War Induntrwa
Board allow* dealer* to make a chars*
of 3 per cent of the welling pfn-e if
the wool it not irraded, ind IS par
'«rt if Thi* C'1**"**'••**'*** H
to cover all *torage, cartage, ami in
Beginning May 20th 1918 t'ie following prices
will be effective:
10 pound* 6c
20 pound*, 12c
30 pounds 18c
50 pounds 30c
100 pounds 55c
300 pounds $1.50
200 pounds of 10 pound tickets $1.20
We are forced to make this advance owing to
the high cost of fuel and other expenses. Sunday
hours at factory from 8 to 12 M.
Sides Mill & Ice Factory
Cook in a
Roasting, broiling, baking, toasting, boiling or
simmering—elaborate or simple cooking can
be done perfectly with a New Perfection Oil
Cook Stove. And you will not broil in a
3,000.000 American women use the New Perfection
and escape the daily drudgery of coal hod and ask
pan, soot and kindling. They have gaa Move con
venience at kerosene cost—a rtove that lights at
the touch of a match—can be regulated accurately
— that turns all its fuel into usable, odorless heat—
that spplies all the heat directly to the cooking
utenal—that uses an inexpenave. always available
fuel—that saves coal for the nation.
Why don't you cook in a cool kitchen>
Made in 1-2-3-4 burner sie« with or without
cabinet top and oven.
STANDARD OIL CO. (NEW JERSEY)
OIL CQ9& STOVES
U> AimUm Smrmky
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