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J. W. NOELL, EDITOR Ah
VOL. No. XJL1
SECOND PERIOD IS IN
OF BIG VOT1
The first period closed this Wednosday
night and the second period
is now in force. While some may
slacken up a little or feel that they
. ' <aa rest, the wise candidate will not
hesitate, hot go out after business
all the harder. Keep on keeping on.
While others are reveling in the
fpnod things of Christmas, those who
want to win will make a greater effort.
Remember the feast of Belshasar
and don't let the enemy catch
yao unawares. The handwriting will
be on the wall for thoee who hesitate.
There is still plenty of territory
that has not been covered and now
is the time to get out and get into
the places that the other candidates
have passed up. Many of the candidates
will drive past business by the
^alde of the road every day going into
tome distant field, when there is
htnxWds of subscriptions to be had
right at home and under their feet.
When you think you have worked
the field it will just be time for you
te bm 1?. There are those who come
into the office every day to subscribe
and who have nul haee seen
and don't know there is a contest on.
' And after the campaign is over
there will be those who have not
An OM Saying
fPb. old saying, "a winner never
rtatfta" can be tamed around to read,
"a buitter never wins." Nothing aucMaihf
like success and the way to
have success is to throw yourself into
the fight and do your beet. You
are the general of your ' campaign
LIST OF C.A
The followinfjjftjhe list of cand
-are out after the prizes to be gi
.your favorite by subscribing w
them. It does not cost the
. ?- candidate and they will apiprecii
Miss May Bowes,
W. H. Bowen,
Mrs. Z. L. Cothran,
Mrs. J. L. Clayton,
Miss Margaret Edwards,
L. M. Gillis,
Mrs. T. J. Owens,
Miss Mollie Strum,
T. W. Whitfield,
H. Vaaco Woody,
8aint Mark's Church.
Dec. 24th: Christmas Service begins
i*t 11:30 P. M. which consists of
avnging Carols ad Scrirptufce readings
of the Fall, the Promise of a ^ay
back, Prophecy of His coming, the
Angelic Chorus and the Visit of the
Maji; followed by the Holy Communion
at 12:00?the beginning of
Dec. 28th: Holy Innocents' Day:
Church School at 10:00 A. M. Morning
Prayer, sermon and Holy Com$*! .
iwmnion at 11:00 A. M. Evening
Prayer and sermon- at 7:30 P. M.
: Come, and worship with us.
J. L. Martin, Rector.
Monday, Dec. 15, 1924.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bamett. /
Church Damaged By Fire.
Fire was discovered Sunday evej&j*'"
ning at about 3:30 in the basement
of the North Roxboro Baptist
Church. The citizens of the village
tfurned out almost- to a man and he:
sole effort was made to save the
building and contents. Xhtwith flbnding
the faithful work done by
all the church building was seriously
damaged, along with the pewe. The
damage is estimated at about two
mvu u w i i v?? j- *
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fa! band eobipoaing the membership,
eat it Will take more than fire tol
dampen the Krdoruf these fntthfn'
Christians. While Jalong ia a small
village still, this church probably had
the largest and moat flouriahinr
Sunday School of any Baptist chore!
m the County. The fire loaa uaaa
A thousand tlrtglea of thlngllne
tickles in "THE ROBBED HAW RE
VUE" Playing .at Palace Theafre
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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IOW ON, LAST
ES NOW BEING GIVEN
and are expected to lead your forces.
This paper is offering the biggest
awards that has ever been gives
away in this field. Two automobiles
that mean a years wages each, yet
they can be won in a few weeks.
Don't let them slip through your
fingers just when you have them
To Oour Subscribers
Have you helped your favorite yet?
It costs you nothing to give them
your subscription which you are going
to give anyway. We have not
asked you for your money, waiting
for this campaign and now we feel
that every one should renew and get
in good standing for the next year.
We dislike to cut anyone off, but
will have to resort to this means if
this canfpsign does not get'the back
We have inaugurated a stationery
packet that will be sold dy the
candidates during the next two
weeks. Thla will contain 200 single
sheets and 100 envelopes, or 100
double sheets and 100 envelopes of
the very best bond stock, with the
parties name and address printed on
both paper and envelopes for the
small sum of $1.50. The candidates
will get votes on all such orders
they taks. This is a new and novel
thing and is islmost as cheap as plain
paper with no individual printing.
Yon may purchase as many of
these packets as desired and then
you can have them printed with any
name you like. This offer wil absolutely
close January 10th.
idates in the Courier Contest and
iven away in a few weeks. Help
ith them as well as to boost for
subscriber anything to help the
?te the help.
Route 3 Hurdle Mills
Route 6 Roxboro
Route 4 RoxborO
Route 2 Roxboro
Route 5 Roxboro
Route 2 Woodsdale
A marriage of much surprise took
place on Friday, November 21st,
1924, when Miss Bessie Mae Dean,
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E..
Dean, became the bride of Mr. W.
jThornton Adcock. The couple
motored to Halifax., Va., and were
quietly married, with just a few
friends present--After the marriage
the couple ' mAtored to Raleigh to
spend some time.
The. bride was dressed in a beautiful
suit of blue with grey accessories
to match. The bride is one of
our best known and most successful
school teachers of Person county,
securing her education at Oxford
College. The groom is a well known
and most successful business man of
the County. They are now at home
on Court Street, Roxboro, N." C.
Much success and ' happiness is
wished this couple .by their nvany
Some Good Hogs.
Three* colored men made a fine)
killing, reporting that out of 5 hogs
killed they netted nearly 2,000 lbs.
| of poTk. Sam Blackwell claims the
reward for the largest in his soc|
tion, his weighing 567 1-2 pounds.
Sim Winstead kiled 2, one weighing
100 and the other 322; Arthur Mprable
killed 2, one weighing 325 and
the other '295. They say they will
have eome for sale, as well as plenty
The County Board of Health should
meet cfa the first Monday in January,
, 1925, and elect two Doctors of the
County as members of Mild Bmrd.
On the same day the Board should
meet and elect a quarantine officer
: for 2 yearn.
On the 211d itsndav in* Jandafy,
. 1925, the' Board should meet . .and
I elect a County Hdalth Officer. "
yf. S. Newton.
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THE HOLY NATIVIfTY
A Beautiful Cantata Beautiful!
Last Sunday night in lieu of a ui
raon the choir of the Edgar Lonj
Memorial Church, with the ase?
tance of some /rtyn other churd
choirs, gave the cantata, The Hoi
Nativity. For more than an hour th
congregation listended with raptur
to this beauftiful cantata, and in
deed the music lovers ef this! torn
have rarely heard anything in tb
n.j ileal line more beautiful. Mn
Mary Hunter Long presided at th
( prgan and rendered those difficul
I pieces with ease. It wold be diffi
' cult indeed for one of rare musics
' judgment to aay who was the eta)
' for eieh performed their parte wib
i wonderful skill.
The performance clearly demon
strated what we have diitl often be
' fore, there is no occasion to t? out
; aide of Roxbtoro when you want res
| music. We hope the town may enjo;
' another such a treat real soon.
Raleigh, N. C.. Sec. IS, 1934.
Mr. J. W. Noell, Editor
Roxboro, N. C.
Uy Dear Ur. Ndell:
I Hive reed with pleasure you
editorial "Things You Do Not Know
as published in "The Courier" o
(December 10th. The country owee i
j great deal to Kiss Dan ill and Mri
Smith for this unselfish service t
| the crippled children of the count:
These women have kept in clos
| touch with the State Department an.
! this office most heartily approve
of this type of volunteer work,
f I wish to thank you for your in
; terest in publishing the editorial am
. in assisting in raising* the fundi
The response will be gratifying,
Very truly yours,
Mrs. Kate Burr Johnson,
The Crippled Children's Fund.
Contributions from the followin,
have been received:
Miss Edna Bradsher $5.0
' Mrs. W. H. Long, 5.0
Presbyterian Sunday School, 5.1
Ifhe Study Club, 25.0
! In memery of Dr. Bradsher, 2.0
If you wish to add to this fun,
j we shall be deeply grateful if w
may have vour check bv Join, lsl
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We can not go forward with th
i work unless we can secure funds
i Any airlobnt, from any individua
' corporation, business firm, Sunda;
School, Missionary Society, or othe
1 01 g-ajiization will be sincerely ap
Mrs. R.* B. Smith,
Ohm'n Social Service Dept.
Bessie Heath Daniel,
I Registration Books Open.
The registration books for th
bond election for Roxboro will ope:
Saturday, and aH will do well to se
that their names are on the bookf
W. 1. Newton, Mayoi
Another Big Iffog.
Mr. C; A. Green killed a hog, 1
months old, which weighed 52
jpounds. This pig was purchased fror
Mr. Will Forbush and is anothe
good reason why you should purchas
your pigs from Mr. Forbush.
Mrs. C. F. Adcock of Moriah spen
last Thur-lfldV ihprn viaitinff Hot* OAr
Mr. W. IT. Adcock.
Mr. Winifred Clayton, a student i
the University is spending the holi
days with his parents, Mr. and Mri
A. W. Clayton.
Mrs. Lane of Altavlsta, Vs., sper
i the weA end visiting Miss Elizabet
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Mr. Henry Sergeant, ? student i
Bellbuckle, Twin., arrived home Moi
dpy and will spend the holiday's wit
j his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. - A
j The past week has been a has
[time fnr .Rnxboro merchants. A
i or the stores "Jiad hrqoght in hi
tines', with great displays in thei
windows, .and_lhey- hsve enjoyed hi
Wednesday Evening, Dec. .
j Raton Is Getting to be Quite n
AH of Inst week Depot Street prer
sented a busy appearance, for there
-j were vigors ar.tt tirtnokto loaded
1 with cotton. We noticed one truck
y with an even dozen bales on it, while
a it .wan not uncommon to see them
e with from eight to eleven.
-1 Cotton is coming here from all
n adjoining counties, both in' North
a. Carolina and Virginia, and we are
i.' glad to know that the Rpxboro Cota'
ton Mills are paying such good price
t' as to bring this traffic hre.
-i With two gins, the very beat that'
,1 money dsn buy, much cotton is be ,
ing brought here for ginning, and
h we hope to see the time when Roxboro
will be as well known as a cot.
j ton market as it is today as a tob
,l| Rules and Regulations of Public
f Health Laws.
According to the Rules and Regulations
o fthe Public Health Laws
cf Ntorth Carolina, the Person County
Board of Health, consisting of
the chairman of the board of commissioners,
the mayor of Roxboro,
ltd the county superintendent of
schools, shall meet together on the
r first Monday in Vanoary 1926, at 9
" o'clock A. M. in the. County Superf
intendent's office and elect two
t physicians, who with themselves,
i. shall constitute the county Board of
y On the afternoon of the same day
t January 5, 1926?this newly elec1
ted Board of Health?shall meet and
g elect a county quarntine officer. On
1 the second Monday in January 1925
the Board of Health shall meet and
4 elect a county health officer.
ii| Published by orde of the Board
I of Health.
Mrs. J, A. BEAM, Secretary.
The Season's most talented musical j
k comedy Company "THE BOBBEfD
! HjAIR REVUE" pUying at Palace
, '1*1 TV -J T.i_: 1 o-. I
Iiiioavic, iiiurnuajr, rriuay oaiui day
Tunberlake 11. S. Honor Hull.
01 1st igrade?Margaret Madrey, Eli
7 jah Ashley, Viola Garrett, Maryj
0 Whitfield, Cline Chandler, James
0 Parrish, Mary ^one% Reade Satter-;
- field, Clarence Gbrrett, Mary Oak-1
7 ley,. Claiborne Andrews, Elbert Oak-'
e 2nd grade?Mattie Hargiss, Paul-,
t.j ine Mooney, Clarice Jones, Mildred'
e Holsomback, Pollie Hamlin, Oditsj
j. Painter, Reade Gentry, Louise Rog-i
y, 3rd grade?Bettie Rhew, Mary1
r Charlitte Terry.
i-J 4th grade?Hilman Garrett.
fith grade?Bernard Whitfield, Vir-j
[ginia Timberlake, Bemice Rogers.
I 8th grade?Minnie Oakley, Addie.
, BJalock, Sallie Hicks.
9th grade? Malvis Garrett.
: 10th grade?Willie Ashley, Nannie
\ Lou Chandler, Lucy Tillctt.
j -11th gra.de?Hilnia Bowles, Lula
c Moore, Elizabeth Tillett.
n o j
? Bushy Fork H. S. Honor Kool.
1st grade?Gladys O'Briant, Loyd!
2nd grade?Eldora Broach, Thaddeus
Wilkerson, John Newton, Edgar
4 Dunervant, Robert Hester, Wayne
5 \fnnrp tT n nK n?n:?l
r 3rd grafle? tlattie Fox, Lottie'
e Newton, Hassie Newton, Hubert
Ix>nig, Catherine Thompson,
j 4 th grade?Herbert Whitfield,!
t ?th grade?Frances Hurdle, Eula
, Dunervant, Nannie Whitfield, in07.
Wren, Elizabeth Rogers.
8th grade?Corinna Bowes, Lottie
n Long, Aid Rogers, Catherine Whit- j
i- field, Myrtle Whitfield.
i. 9th grade?Willie Horton, Ethel
19th grade?Lucy Horton, Louise
h 11th grade?Alma Brtooks, Irving j
O"Briant, Iris O'Briant, Cleo Rogers. I
Through mistake _ the following
? names were omitted last month:
6th grade?^Gertie Bradaher.
h' 7tK grade?Eula Dunervant.
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, Dear Seats:
Please bring me a pretty ring and
T a bald headed doll. I would be glad
H for you to bring me some candy,
g apples, oranges skid-' nuts. I will W
ir a- good little girt.
" Emily Bradsher,
Route 5, Roxborp.
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Letters to Santa CUuo.
Will yen please bring me a little
iron to iron my doll clothes with.
I would like so much to hare a new
doll and a carriage for her to ride
in. And please bring my little
brother a rubber doll, and bring us
some nice things to eat. Mother
dtgi't like for me to eat candy, so (
bring me a basket of gropes, and I.'
:n . ... < ? ? ?
wui try to oe smart 11 I can.
I love you a lot, Santa. %
Grade Lea Sally. \
P. S. Santa, do you still drive your '
deers or do you drive a car? If you '
go in u car and your gas is low
when you get to tny house get some
out of ours?Daddy won't care.
I am writing, you a letter to tell .
you what I whnt: Candy, apples,
oranges, iluts of all kinds, a sleep-;
ing doll, a silk handkerchief. Also '
my sister, Hartha, bring her lots of ,
things'and my little baby brother? (
bring him something nice and a nib- i
Your tittle friend, j'
Esther Kirby. '
I want you to bring me a tricycle,
pair of boots and lota of tilings to'
eat. -Please dont forget the tricycle.
Dear Santa Claust
1 want you to bring me one of
those great big dolls at the Book;
Store, one that cries, and a pair of I
skates, and I will thank you very I
much. And please bring my sister,!
Orphie, one of those big dolls, too. i
And please don't forget my little j
.brother, little William Merritt, he'
wants a little Ruick automobile, i
Please don't forget little Margie I
Merritf Dixon, and' dcn\ forget my,
sister, Evelyn, she likes a pretty ring!
and a nice fpair of gloves, and' please j
don't forget my and mama
ijnd my brother J'ack?he wants at
rola coaster wagon. Yes, don't!
forget nvy Sunday School teacher,!,
and don't forget my grandma Coxart.
God bless Santa Claus and all the)
little pretty girls and boys that:
Santa goes to see.
J along, N. C.# Box 136.
Dear Santa Claus: . ^
Please bring me a doll and a little
wagon, and a (ferriage and some ap-pies,
candy and nuts. 1 have a little 1
sister, name Foy, please bring herj
a doll and something good to eat.
I would be glad to see you, but guess
I will be asleep. I am little girl,I
just 3 years old.
Vera Gordon Rinimer.
.Dear Santa Claus:
I am a little boy 10 years old; I.
am in the fourth grade. Please'
bring me some candy, apples,
oranges raisens, nuts of all kinds, a
harp entf seme chewing gum. II
will be a smart little boy. ! have>
a little brother, r.line Franklin
please bring him all kinds of good
things to eat, and if you have any.
toys you may give him "some.
~ J R. Kirby.
P. S. A cap pistol.
Dear Old Santa:
I am a little boy 9 years old. Please j
brig me all kinds of good things to;
eat, a hairp, a drum; also my little"]
sister Mildred, bring her all kinds,
of confectioneries and a sleeping t
doll and a silk handkerchief.
Your little friend,
Billie Kirby. . I
Woodsdale, N. C.,
Dec. 7, 1924.
Dear Santa Claus: ?
I am writing to you to tell you
what I want you to bring me and myj
little sister Louise. I wont lie greedy,but
want you to bring us everything |
just alike. We are like twine, wtantj
everything alike, but we are not.
twins though. Now I will name some
things we wood like to have; a rock- 1
ing chair, doll bed, trunk, atove, and
some cooking pana. Of course we
I want alllrinfk *
as we like to eat. Don't forget mama
and pafti, and another thing I will
ask you, please go and see onr grandpa'
Barrett. It has been a long time
since you visited his home, but I am
asking yon to go and see. him this
Christmas. He is -74 years' old and'
t am sure a visit from you would
cheer him up. ' ,
With lots of love, ' " ~
Fibtacie and. Louise Woody
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ER YEAR IN AUVAv
The StuQy club met with Mrs. The I
Clay at her home in Helena 01
Thursday afternoon. Mrs. J. 11
Past read a paper on "What Or
Ancestors Read," \>'ith Mr*. 8. C.
Winstead zivirz an interestinz talk
on "Early Life in North Carolina."
Christmas decorations were mat
effectively throughout the rnnmey
and Miss Luscile Howell, of Dortam.
a guest of the hostess, sang a eery
pretty Christmas solo. At the ctaae
of the Study period, the hostess served
fried chicken, pickles, hot rolls,
fruit salad, potato chips and coffeeMr*.
H. E. Thomas enter tarried the
Review club on Friday afternoon
Mrs I. O. Abbitt read the first papsi
on William G. Simms, with Mrs. A.
R. Warren reading a sketch of thelife
of 'John Eaten Cooke, With an additional
sketch of Francis H. Smith,
with a reading from one of k?
works. After the period of stafethe
hostess, assisted by her mother,
Mrs. W. J. Winstead, and Miss Burma
Winstead, served a delidsas
salad course with coffee and minta,
la the members present.
Jolly Grimes the one man head
with the BOBBED HAIB. REVUE
playing at Palaee Theatre Thin iidkj
Friday, Saturday this week.
Announcement For Rpheaoa-Cleaaast
Usual services at Semora Sanday
morning. -T. M Allen, Superintendent
of Sunday School. Evening
service at 7 o'clock, P .M
Air ting the rarest g^fts whiri
'the Heavenly Father bestows npjn
Bis (children, is the beautdfM
ijift of friendships. It is the goktew
thrciad that ties the hearts of ah
There is a deal of friction in life.
If we look through our lives during:
this year some of us wilt see that
we have accumulated a vaat lot of i
dislikes and irritations. But Christmas
is a time to forgive and faint
a time for those who are estranged
to come together again. If we think
what Christmas means our dispositions
are sure to soften. We ought
to act on the kindly impulses that
come to us, and celebrate the day b?
putting ourselves right with all the
world. If we go on cherishing theold
grudges'' and indulging the old
dislikes it is for us a Christies*
L. V. Coggins, Pastor.
Sheriff Long "Settles With Com.
At a meeting of the Board of
County Commissioners; Mr. J. Melvin
Long, ex-sheriff, settled in full
with the Commissioners and received
their receipt as follows:
We, the Board of Commissioners
of Person county, approve the foregoing?a
full statement of the taxes
due collected, and uncollected appearing
above?settlement and hereby
acknowledge the full payment of the
amount shown by said settlement tobe
due by J. M. Long on the 1st day
of Dec., 192-4, and hereby release J.
M. Long from all liability for the
Person County Tax Book for 1923.
This 2nd day of (December, 1924, at
an adjourned meeting from Dec. 1st,
B. F. Hester,
Card of Thanks.
In behalf of the North Roxboro
Baptist Church I want to take this
method of expressing my npprecia
tion to one and all for the faithful
efforts in subduing the fire on last
Sunday evening, as well to thankeach
one for the many kind words
of sympathy. May He who doeth alt
things well reward you for your efforts
and kind words.
W.m. W. MorreB.
Dear Santa Claus:
Please bring me a doll and a doll
carriage, and a work box, Candy,
apples, and please remember all the
poor little children. ?
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Graded School Closes Per Holidays
l*st Friday evening the Graded
schools closed for the holidays sad
all of the teachers departed for Mr
seYeral homes. Everybody wishes
for them s merry gdbd time, and
they deserve it, for without exeeption
they hsve done good work daring
the fell session. " . .
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