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J. W. NOELL. EDITOR ANT
VOL. No. IXC
OETJULS OF THE
NEW BONUS BILL'
r PROPONENTS OF THE' MEAS- h
URE PkEBICT ITS PASSAGE s
Provides for I'&id-Up insurance Policies
and. Ultimate Coat is Estimated
at Two Billion
-V DollatC " ?
' Washington.?Mneh?PS,?The? re
port of the House ways and meaans
co.'.iniittOB on the new soldier bonus ..
bill, which will be presented to the
( . House tomorrow-and voted on Tues
day, was made public today by Chair- I
i man Green. The report estimates the "
fc; .. . . " maximim cost of the measure at $2,k
. 100,000,000 spread over twenty years.
I emit, the report said, could be met I
- by ant cipnted savings in current ex
R \ ri nses of the government.
K A minarty report signed by four
Republican members of the committ- -J
g . , 03?Representatives Teadway, MassaI
/chusetts; Tilson, Cincinnati; Watson,
Pennsylvania and Mills, New York?
' . .. attacked the giving bf -r. bonus as an .
"unsound principle" "and declared its H
"vu?u iiiiuv inA icuuciiun in IUture
years. -? ' er
The bill provides for paid-tip 20
year endowment , life insurance poli- ''(
Cits and cash payrpent to veterans se
not' entitled to more than $50 in ad- ^
. justed service compensation. a'
Proponents of the measure predict
its passusee Tuesday, although a two- Rl
third majority will be necessary, the
bill coming up under suspension of
t the rules which limits* debate and
pcrhibits amendments. r " " 3?
Members of the Democratic veterans'
group were disturbed today bp- w
cause they . had been denied oppor- w
tunity under the rules-of offerinig ?'
an amendment providing for $111 cash D
_ . " payments as an option, but leaders he
' ' indicated mosv of thorn would vote m
for the bill and depend on Senate ac- th
tiop for full cash payment option. or
Tcenty-one of the 32... Democratic jt
.members from New" York State sign- T.
ed a statemest Today declaring they dr
favored l'mmediate passage of soldier S1
bonus legislation, but preferred im- di
mediate,all-cash payments." rs
Chairman Green, is his report, said wl
two bonus hills had passed the House <1V
and one of them both the Senate and pi
House. The latter, he said was voted to
J by President Harding, "but the at'
present measure was framed " so that "h
it will become a law." It would con- fo
fer substantial benefits on the sol- ch
diers, he said, its cost would be cap- do
able of accurate and definate approp- te
riations could be made without em- pa
barrarsing the Treasury. pi:
The average of the insurance poli- er
cies, it was estimated, would be bu
$98ji. Policies would be valued on the its
haoiU ,\f tVin nil iuctn^ cnetrinn KAmnan. Vft
'OOI9 VI IMV UUjUO bVU Obi ? lbs biyiu pv II" J v?
sation provided in the vetoed bill, wi
X (1 for each day of home service and
E \ ~~ $1.25 for each day overseas. The first
fc. 1 rixty days wdfild not be counted. ,
Em A Veterans who served more than 110
Inr days and who would not be entited to
R/ cash would receive a paid up 20- B1
year endowment policy for the amount ,.
of insurance of their adjusted ser- .
vice credit plus 5 per ceht. Such, in- As
surance would be computed in accordance
with accepted acturail principles
" and h.sad upon -American nvpprjpff
tables of mortality, with interest at- R.
4 per cent annum compounded an'
" nUally. . Ti
If the veteran died before the 20
- years were up." the full amount nf, the .fo
^ ' policy would be paid his beneficiafies Se
- en 1?le estate. AX maturity the. face
value of the" policy would be. payable
"j in full. The polices would be dated G<
? .from January 1. . /
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WORKING ON L-AST GAP -.J I..
Mr. Porter, of the firm of Porter Ui
and Boyd, has begun, work on the
highway -from here to Durham. He C.
jp has less than a 'mile on this highway
- . arid then it will all be complete. It ?[
will probably require something like
L_J? a month, and then there will be no c<
^ -- -I? ''."femora good oity* of| |
v Ruihtm. ? ? 3
?--, 1 ~T~CKir nt.ghWr, th^qhtnY>iW'^g^Tis
r is Ting.making delivery ot that aplep- __
,, did afternoon paper here at about fi
" o'clock. It is the first afternoon papfefa.
er tft raayh this town and will donbtless
holla up ? good elrdulatW?and, m
. ( . Tnd- cd, it don-rv( s_ it, for_it is sop e?
of the coming hera. he
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let In Raleigh Last Wednesday and
_ _ Put Out State Ticket.
The Republicans met in Raleigh nn
iat Wednesday and named a full
tate ticket. It was said to be the
irgest convention held by jdie Reublicans
in many years.
The following ticket was named:'
Isaac M. Meekins of.'Elisabeth City,
George .-II. "Ward. Haywood coun .
iteuienant gdverpor. 1
J. Yates Killinn. Catawba, pec retry
R. A.. Berch, Person, treasurer,
G, D. Bailey, Yancey, attorney
J. T. Hedrick, DgVidson, corpora-.
[pn commissioner. ,
Noey Pitts, Burke, cOmrrfisskmer
iFred W. Thomas, Buncombe, suprop
J. B. Goslin, Forsyth, commissionlabor
?. F. PelampiV Durham, state autor.
George Vf. Stanton, IVilson, comissioner
of insurance. ,
J. B. Mason. Durham, commissfon
of revenue. *?
The office of superintendent of pUb
: instruction will -ie filled by the I
lection of the exerative committee.
II nominations were by acclamation
id none were opposed.
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DXBORO CLEAN-UP WEEK.
- MARCH Slat, to APRIL 5th.
loves the house-fly? Who enilights
in the smell offilled up drainays
from kitchen-sinks or elsehere?
Who loves to sniff the odor
poorly kept hoc pen? . If" YOU
ONT, clean out your cow and
irae stable (the garden needs the
nnre anyway); clean out and lime
e drain ditches, eliminate all damp
standing water spots, and see to
that the snhitary "privy1 is SANIARY;
fix the hog pen < so it will
ain and not add an unwanted frag ance
to somebody's' summer time
nner table or pofth. We KNOW the
vages of diseases the germs of
iticfc .are carried by the fly and moslito.
Let us destroy their breeding
aceg. No longer do we have to be
Id that this warehouse, -stall or this
ore back, or this vacant lot needs
;an-up' 'attention. Polks face facts'
r themselves, We have had other
;an-up weeks which left much untie.
Shall we not make this a difreiit
one by EVERYBODY'S parties
ting? Makfrall homes aqd business
aces look better by clearing up pap,
rubbish etc., AiND MAKE ALL
siness places and make homes Santry.
"No objection will be made if
u spread a little paint and whiteish."
Dr. W. A. Bradsher, '
Mrs. B. G. Clayton,
President, Woman's Club.
O ! .
isociational Rally at Semora Sunday,
Mar. 30th. Program.
10:00 A. M. Praver for Victory.
E. White. .
10:30 A. M. Achievements of F?ur
tars, F. T. Sutton.
11:00 A. M. Address by Prof. C. A.
laae, subject, "Finding 0tnr3elf in
rvice." ' rntinnSteerloe'
1 rSfP. P. M. Rev. A. G. Carter.
ra, J. W. N0S11.
A jour* tor dinner. I
l'r! rp. M. Consecration Service. H. I
2:00 P. M. The Challenge Of An
nfinished Task, N. J. Todd.
2:30 P. -M-' The Baptist Crisis,! A:
3:00 P. M. Giving.?Self, Service,
ibetance, Jl. W. Prevrtst. _ ^ I
3:30 P. M. The Opportunity of the
inturfc* for Bapiiat.' T. A. ileam.
BAPttST CHURCH NOTKg .
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Sunday School, next Sunday at 9.-45
M. No service at 11 A.-.M. Union
grlca^al 7;30 TCiM. .
B. v.' P. tl. gt <?;30 P^M,._
B. T, P, UTaVmg^P; M.
PGR SAiLE^ one penny peanut
achinr. Ttrarly new, cheap.'If interted
Nvrlte. Cypher ^afbfBBgh, ire*,
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>, NORTH CAROLINA,
I 80 MILLION 11923
, o?- 1 -X:
PERSON COUNTY INCREASES
Flirty tile Remains the Richest County
I . In the State
With 62 of the 98 counties report
ing, to tfie.Stato Department "of Rover.ne
showing, increases in the valuation
of taxable property and the other
3G showing decreases, the entifld increase
in the State last year was Only
sixty millions of dollars. The fitt|
ur'fs are $2,760,338,426 for' 1022 a^ui
$2,636,597,366 with thb 1922. figuic
for AHechany and Jackstm comrtloj
shown in the latter total.
Under the law the- counties iv?g
last year permitted to do a3 tlley
pleased ^i respect to the valuation of
property, retain the old values of tl]b
1920 revaluations adopt?a hnrizinfal
cut gj.order an entirq^iiCg -valltalj|in.
Most of the counties "lectod to l:4ep
the valuations almost exactly whire
they were and in a vast majority'.of
cases neither the increase nor deeroa-'
i3 substantial, witii the total .figures
showing a net increase of a.little more
than two per cent.
DEATH OF MR. I.. IV. TODD
Mr. L. W. Todd died at the hojpe of
his son, Rev. N. J. odd, on last Saturday
morning,, Mr. Todd was 73
years old, wrts born and reared in
Bertie County, having moved to this
County about a'year ago, and had
made hi3 home with his sun. lie was
a faithful member of the Baptist
church and was truly ope of the conserated
ones. His wife survives him,
and to this union 7 children were
born, 5 sons and 2 daughters? one
son preceeded him to the grave. The
mother, an afflicted sister <and small
brother make their home with RoV.
Mr. Todd, the little brother being hi
this time seriously. ill with pneumonia.
The-funeral services were conducted
af Providence Baptist church on
Sundsy evening and it is doubted if
ever so large a congregation has
gathered there for a funeral service
as was gathered there on this occasion.
The funeral service was conducted
by Rev. R. T. Vann, Rev. R. E
White,' and Rev. J. A. Beam.
MISSION STUDY CIRCLE
" The Mission Study Circle o^ the
Mary Hambrick Missionary Society
Of the Edgar Long'Memorial Church
has finished their foreign mission
book, "The Woman arid the Leaven
in Japan," which they found very in
teresting arid instructive. The meet,
ings for this studjf have been hejd in
h? homes of Mesdames Teague, Sham
burger and W. T. Pass, and have been
very much enjoyed. The success of the
class has been largely due to the Un
tiring efforts of Mrs. Kendall "Street
Supt of Mission Study, and the loyalty
and cooperation of the members.
On Tuesday afternoon 18th inst., Mrs
Street was hostess to the class in the
ladies parlor of the church and after
the interesting discussion of the Jesson
was over, she with the assistance
of Mrs. Shamburggr, served rieltcious
sandwiches and hot tea. with
loaf sugar and sliced iemo'n.- .This
social feature was greatly enjoyed by
all present????:?? ? ?g
MEETING OF ROTARIANS
Last Thursday-evening. Rev. J. L.
Martin, Mess. N. Lunsford, E. Eberman,
and J. W. N'Oeil accepted the
invitajion "of the Rotary club. of Oxford
and attended one of their meetings.
It was most enjoyable affair
and we can truthfully say if that
meeting was a sample of their meetings
we want such an organization
for Roxbord. " '
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CHANGE IN 5 AND 10
- CENT CTORE.
| : Last week there was a change in
the firm ojt Chambers Co., who run
a B and 10 Cent store here. Mr. W.
E, Ashley sold his interest in the firm
Jto Mr. Norman I.rtnr, Tha spile ofthe
firm will continue to-be Chambers
and Company.- A
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eggaMor Rata, *tX0 fo?^15. Best layers
known? Apply td W, -IL White,
Rotboro, N. C.,- R6. 3-6, 4ts pd, I
VIE COTTW -THl^py
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ABRO AD NEXT ^
SCHOOL NOTES ?
Several have sent in their 7th grade
examination papers, together with the
term card of the pupil Bat-some have
not gent in the term card nor returned
the~question. Plbaae attend to this,
as the papers cannot be graded until
all these important' matters are
We have decided to have a county
summer school this year and-the following
are the requirements, which
have been changed somewhat: '
1. Requirements For Entrance. I
?Te be eligible fui viiiillllin-iu,
1. One must be eighteen years of
2. One must have completed three
full years of high sihool work in a
certified high school. .
S^r in place of three years of high
school work, onq must,pass an entrance
examination on English CoraI
position, Arithmetic' and United
States History; 'making a passing
(grade of 75\per cent:each subject. j
N'OTE: to secure credit a, teachcrj
cuter uurjiij? iiw Hmc tnree j
days and attend at'least 23 days out'
of the thirty. J
2 Those who Should Attend
1. Prospective teachers who can
meet.either of the-entrance requirements.
Holders of Second Grade Certificates
who can fnedt entrance requirements.
3. Holders of Provisional B, Provis
i ioitai A. and One year Temporary Cer
Those Who . May Attend
1. Graduates of Standard High
2. Holders of Provisional Elementarv
3. Holders of Elementary Certificates?Class
A and B.
(NOTE: These are advised to go to
State Summer Schools but in case It
is nbt possible, they may secure renewal
credit in the County Suinmer
We are expecting several teachers
and hope to have at least thirty in
'all. Please send in your names as
soon as possible. The summer school
will open the 2nd of June and run six
weeks. Mr. A. C. Gentry will again
be director and will be glad to serve
the teachers in any way,
'The county-wide plan-is growing
in interat and is begining to become
the topic of conversation with all
who are interested in the education
of Person County's children. Let us
all get together and plan for the
- i . _* t_. 1? .lb- a
gooo 01 every cnua in me county
The State is, and has promised, to
help us if we will get together and
do our part. But we must do it now,
as other counties are waiting and if
we do not act they will, We have a
great' opportunity now that will not
come again for many years. Let' us
use it wisely and well. If we will inform
Ourselves and find out what i
needed and what we may -be able to
get, I feel sure we can meet the re
Mrs. J. A. Beam. o
The Woman's Club will meet Mon
day afternoon, April 7th, at 3 o'clock
in the. club rooms. After the tegula
business session a short program-oi
' Woman and Her Activities" will bi
yiven. vial: . ?
Woman's Sphere Fifty Years Ago
Mrs. W. A. Bradsher.
The Revolution in Woman: Dress
^T9. Lillian 'Foreman- i ~
?*Ph?r Woman in Business. Mrs. W
G, Miller. .
The Woman in Politics, Misa. Bes
Womanly Ideals, Mrs. J. A. Beam
This protmses to be a very inter
esting meeting; Let every member -b
Mrs. B.'G. Clayton, Pres.
"MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY."
One of the verv best thinea ahnwr
at the PriwSess Theatre will 'be showi
011 Wednesday, 'April 2nd; "Mai
Without a Country." No differenci
what yatthava planhed to dn no tHl
evening you caft not aJTOrd to mfsS
this show,, Not only will you see am
of the- VERY BEST but you will b<
-helping in a most worthy cause, a
it Is being shown for the heneflt Jot
Don't forget the date, Wednesday
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WANTED, 1 a-vd-Roadster with
out. starter_fi>r_suf*b- Ro'xboro -I.irfK?|
A Po^j^TVoabbrp^N. C. I
QPLES BANK ?THfe B
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arch 26th, 1924 . 1
Mrs. E. M. Davis entertained the
Bridge Club un last Wednesday afternoon.
Two tables -were arranged
for the game in the livinf room. The
house was very attractive with spring
flowers which added very much to the
room. After playing - for' an hour
the hostess- served a delightful - ice
course with after dinner coffee. Those
present were M( sdnmes F G. Long.
j W. R. Woody, M. R, Long, T. B.
Woody and Misses Mary Harris, Luciie
Pierce and Bell _ Poole.
The' Friday Afternoon Booh Club
met with Mrs. W. T. Pass on Friday
afternoon. Five tables were arranged
"for-' the game of Boston Rjgpk. The
house was lovely with jonquils and
yellow oxaiis. Attractive, sweet pea
place cards -wbre given the guests.
The hostess serVed boiled ham, fruit
salad, hot rolls, celery, coffee with
.whipped .cream and salted nuts.
Dainty rose baskets filled with mints
Rikfii-iu M*c mtHSoamcs
R; j. Teague, H. W. and J, J, Winstead,
Salliq Morris, J. A. and M. R,
Long, B. A. Thaxton, W. R. Woody,
'T. E. Austin,' Preston Satterfield, W.
D. Merritt. W. C. Watkins, D. W.
Bradsher, Rosa Thompson of Philadelphia,
Pa., W. T. Long, R. L. Harris,
L. M. Carlton. A. S. deVlaming,
T. W. 0enderson, E. P. Dunlap.
Mrs. \V. T. Pass was hostess again
on Saturday afternoon. Four tables
were arranged for the game of Boston
Rook.and many intersting games
were "enjoyed. Y enow and white were
the colors carried in the decoration.
A most appetizing salad course, with
coffee and mints, w^s enjoyed by the
guests, Mesdames H. W. and B. B.
Newell, W. C. Bullock, George Cabiness,
N. Lunsford, E. E. Thomas, Joe
Blanks, F. 0. Gurrer, Connor Merritt,
E. G. Long, J. D. K. Richmond,
B. G, Clayton, R. B. Snfith and Misaes
Maude Barnett, Mary Harris and
The Study Club met with Mrs. Joe
Blanks on Thursday afternoon at her
attractive home on Reams Ave. The
lesson was on Japan lead Dy Mrs. J.
M. Pass and several members had
papers on Japan. Mrs. Blanks served
a salad course with after dinner coffree
to the following members: Mesdames
J. M. Pass, Moe Goodman, Tommie
Clay, G. J. Cushwa, R. G. Cole,
and W. G. Miller. - --a
Miss pertha Paylor was hostess to
her Sunday Sthool Class on Thursday
evening. The affair was in h#nor
of the teacher Mrs. James Burrows,
who left Friday for New York where,
with her family, she will reside in
the future. The guests were served
punch upon their arrival, and after
various contests-and games, the hostess
assisted by her mother, Mrs John
Paylor and Mesdames Roger Wilkerson
and J^G. Moore, served ice crerim
an<J cake to . Misses Annie Brane
WOods, Annie R. Brooks, Alice Cole,
Alice Oliver, Mary Shuford .Carlton,
Helen Wilkerson, Janie Blalock, Mildred
and -Frances bohg, Gladys Burrows,
Vertie Moore and Katheriny
Hiatchett. Mrs. Burrows was presentthe
Miss Mildred Richmond entertained
at three tables of Rook on
Thursday-evening-- in honor of Miss
Elizabeth Burrowr, who \**fll in the
futufe live in New York. Spring flowers
were used in effective'manner for
decorative scheme, and after several
Interesting games, the hostess .asalsttd
her mother served a delicous salad
courU. " v
Services, to continue for several
days, will begin "St the Presbyterian
church next Sunday at 11 o'clock, A.
M. Rev. J. H. Graver, evangelist of
Granville presbytery, will be with the
pastnr n-nd. do tha preaching, holding.
two services- a day. There will be'
service* ai xx o.ciock r>unqey? bat no
service as the Presbyterian* will unite
witlr the Other congregations in thi
nninn ncrrirr at t.he RaptiaL .church
at 7:80. We* auk the cooperation'of
oar sister chUMhCs lil bur flhnrt frlce'ting,
that many may receive -a btessT'
injf. A Cordial invitation is extended
ba the public to conan and join \fith
Us- in oar meeting. ~
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Am OF TftE PEQPL1
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0 PER YEAR IN ADVANCB
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MR. MASTEN ATTENDS
SCHOOL MFATING IN LEASBCBG
On Mar?h 20th it was my pteaaace
to attend a meeting held in the an ditorium
of the new high school taiWing
at Leasbnrg, with the building
committee, "architect. contractor,.
State and County Superintendents of
Education, to gether with a number '
of citizens of Leasbnrg and community.
At 12:30 o'clock a delightful luncheon
was served by the ladies. It is
useless to make any olabotate comment
on this, for whatever the ladies
or Leasbnrg put their hands to 5 ~
seldom equalled ftnd never excelled.
After luncheon seferal addresses
were mndq. ' V_ ?
Ttin object of this meeting was to inspect
and reetiVe the building. This
is "a magnificent building and a credit
to the town, and may itt? a stimulus
to greater things for the citizens
of Lcasburg. . ..
HI H. M^atvn. ' 1
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ALL DAY SERVICE AT SEMTORA.
There Witl be a service of untual
interest in the school auditorium at
Semora next Sunday at 10-A. M. attended
by representatives' from all
the Baptist churches of Person and C*s
well counties. The services will con- '
tinue through the afternoon. A very
interesting . program has been arranged
and a large congregation is ^
Tb-sre will fie a play given at Wilkerson
school house Saturday, night,
March 23th?"The Ugliest of Ssws*. ;
and" "A Darkey Wood Dealer." Everbodj^.13
invited 'to come and enjoy an
evening full of fun." The play will begin
at 7:30 The proceeds go to the
'school and Epworth League of Mt.
UNION SERVICE f"~
The regular quarterly pnion services
of all the churches of Roxbaro
wtii Bc Tield in tire Baptist church next
Sunday night at 7:30" o'clock. Thesermon
twill be preached by Rev. JH.
Gruver, Presbyterial Evangelist of
Granville Presbytery, who will conduct
a series of meetings in the Presbyterion
church the following week
PLAY AT ALLENSVILLE
The play "Log Cabin," will be given
at AUensville High School on Friday.
April 4th, at 8 P. M. Admission " ?
20 and 35 cents. The public is cor
dially. invited to witness this playMr.
and Mrs. R. F..f?rook& and Mr.
W. P. Moses and son Thurston of
Washington, D. C., spent a few days '
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.' W. Brooks
and rdlatives/^Jpon their return home
they were accompanied by Miss Millie
Jane Brooks. . y
Rev. and Mrs. S. H, Williamson of /
Booneville, Miss., weTe guests , last '
week of- Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ser-.
geant. Mr. Hill was at one time pastor
of the Prgsbyterion church here
and has many, friends in this com
Dr. R. T. Vann, of Raleigh, preach- /
ed at the Baptist church Sunday
night, delivering one of the most delightful
sermons we have heard in
many moons. *
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Mrs. jHugh Woods, who has been /
in the hospital in Durham for some
time, has returned home and" her
friends will be glad to know she is
very, much improved.
JOHN R. SIMS DIES AT HOME A
John R. Sims of 505 Miltori avemxe
a vfell known resident of Durham for
the past 17 years, (lied this morinjr
at 3;l6 o'clock at his home. Mr .
Sims, death was-not unexposed. He .
has. been in failing health two years .
sad hha been.confined lojjjs home for
Several months!?UurhlW SBn. ~
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The Co-ops will hold ^ meis-mest- .
big In "the-ioourt house In Roxboeo -at^???
13 u'l'lwfc mi Aptii the 0th. All mam .?-??
bers are expected TO attend-..
G. M. Growder - .-m
yzr _ . County Chairman ^
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