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VOL. No. XL HI
ROX BQROt NORTH CAROfc^INA, Wednesday Evening- March I P, 1926.
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- OCCURS NEAR HELENA
Foiuf -Cars Figtirf in Smash;
- . Several Persons Hurt. Hut /
. None Seri6usl> ? /
?VVRT IlOYdS TRB* CAUSE
Seven mi r anil four aut^nrobjlo^
v. i iv.M-ho priiveupai" actor - in *:gi un
usual autom&bife ^mash-up .which
occurred about 9;3i) o'clock- last
I Satupliy r.igfat seven- miles from
R- xboro- oti the Durham road, Rob
ert Tuck. Nick- Allen, Jack Slaugh
ter, Otis Gtfutry, .roe Allen and' two
? ' eulored ? www received ? minor' ? rut-;
and bruise* about the. face anjl body,
while the car.* were badfr^damaged.
"The cc-lored men "in *a Ford were
coming toward Hoxbono- when they
collided with the Ford car m which
were Mr. Allen _apd Mr. Slaughter,
^ These, men received sOtne sliflrht in
juries while, the cars were considera- j
bly damaged. ^ About this timd: MV
Ckntrj' in 'a Ford roadster stopped
on the side of t&c.nciad and proceeded ,
to render what assistance he could
' when another car occupied by Nick I
Alleff and Mr. Tuck, side?wrped/the
wreckage and turned over on the
hard-surface, tW Allen car being!
knocked off the? road. Mr. Tur?k va^
~ the most ? seriously ? injured*? of ? thrr
party, rerefving an pjgtY:- cut. on the
forehead. He was fcund lying in
the road with bloqd and glki^p scat
tered aU about him. but it is Mot
thought he is seriously injured. The
; accident is. attributed to the stick
nil ?ho ni>>hwiiv ^ "the" 1 imp.
in addition t the drivers, fcsing'
^yMipd#d. by 'the appr. aching lignH./
??.EXPRESSION RECITAL AT.
OLIVfe HljbL HIGH SC HOOL
"M Sara ib .Geri rud?"3$h itt, lipaU
of- f he-v'^pH^ston ' . department
Ch.tman College, Witt give a recital
;.t 7)}iv? Iiijl School Friday evening,
Ma.Jcl; the UixK. 8 -a 'clock. . The.
ffci t part of . the piV^rram will \be ;
. "Siiri Up." the play by Luta -YVllmer.
which hild .\u:-h a ocirsatianal run ia
? l^ew York. ,M|as Vulrtiar is a NVrih
Carolinian ahd the scene of the play
is laid in the North Carolina mount
The second of the prcjrram [
.Wi]l be a group of old-fashioned num- !
which Mis- Kiult will give in
> The entertainment is being griven
under the auspices of the Pareftt
Tcaohers 'Association byit the ottpjtt
is- to give the pecple of ' .this section
an opportunity to hear something!
really gPTrtl, rather than to makel
v money for the P. T. A. ? A . charge.:
of fifty cents for adults and twenCf-[
? five cents- for ohiidren will he made
V t > defray . "expenses. No one Who
is an appreciation for worth while i
nijfc-s can affoal tt? hearing,
'kiiur TCncrtt. "
WflAT IS THE GREATEST \
THSCOVHRV IN "TUB WORM!
TThi'? citation will be d4*cuHsed |
. next Sunday night at the First E?p- ;
? t'.Et. t'hurch. -
Sunday -School 9:4f> a. m., R. -I* i
Wilburn, Supt. ? . '
Preaching 11 A. M. Subject:]
"?CrowinR In Grace." 7rftft P. M.J
f ? subject: "??RodV J*te.?t Creation."
li-.V -f ' V. G-.30 P. . M.
JJtudy ? bourse Wejk is bein$r ob- j
nerved itur'ms the month of, March
by the R Y. P. B.'l throughout the i
Southern Baptist C.ii>venttin. The
yotine people of our church wH! con
duct their i-our*e* next week.
."Che Staku* wil^ stiudy the . 8. Y.. P.
? U. Maniiol; the yttermediatps
V'Tritinwig l" the Jun.
' tiori. "Bibt?">Mero("S." tt is h? Jf'i
Ithst ' all wX6 ale inteferted wilfrcvail
lt>i. in?eU'r>i of ; thin' opj ?i ttmity .
"Sto?ly to ahow thy Keif approved
junto God, a workman that "needeth
Im ilr tje itahfcmed, riirhtly dmdinjL
Tho" word of truth." 2 Tim. a:!1fc -N
s ^ AV-JL-WF-^T, Pa^ttr.
i- TS l'FUMKIJl ATK ('(M'.urr IjAVK
, |ji? forming Intermediate CI tdit
?Tlteffc -met tn ? ttto. caarl. ? house- Hpt
ilatacday eytflflng-. but owmu To TacV
-BI_.<>!_er< it wsi impu aihlc
i.i-'il! ,IM njn.mjA.lli. II ' itlir
? iiii . . lu r.
was ,'Jfft ? open huf^there la'Tittfe' ...
<lr.-'iiir:i'/H' Ki ;>:rr i:~h Ttn
institution will his fftrm^d Jjere. . v
IN SPLENDID SHAPE
ft. of Secretary Walker at
Annua I Meeting Strews '
fcifr-" Encouraging Growth
I RANKS NEAR TOP IN STATE
i The annual meeting of Jhe ?nock-,
j holders of thi? Roxboro Building, and
Loan Association was hel l at 11. o'
'cock Saturday morning in the-, of
fices of the Secretary and Treasurer,
Mr. J. S. Walker. The meeting was
j vtW-attended, a majority of the.
stock being: represented..
? i Thu Association one of ? thf?.
youngest in' the State, being only
three years old, but in that timei
has risen since its incorporation un- ;
tij -at present- there are few associa
tions in the State having any bet-'
ter rating The Build in- & Loan,
idea Was new to this secticn, bpt|
ever >ij?ce the first, series of stock
was offered has filled a real need in j
the community #nd has- aided-, ma
teriaTTy in^the building and financing j
of homes. The total shares in force ;
number about 2350, and assets |
aratount to $73,948.89. Earnings of
this stockr as r.apc.rjred to the stock
holders by the Secretary, have amoun
ted to. ? 1-4 per cent, which is an un:- |
usuatty high figure among organ i-j
7.atioi\s of this c-haractet. Its great1
success rs due almost entirely" to the!
?: x^ellent management and carefiH at
icf.iJ.ion of its officers, and much" of
the credit is given 'to Mr. J. S. \V>V ?
ker, the very efficient secretary. He:
?Jias^hantik'd it: affair: moyt gatiskj
fiiJtrtorily for three greats, ontii cly i
without ytf tiu me rat ion ! The unusual- 1
jy high earnings of the stock of1 this!
Association arc due largely to the
.absence Of overhead " and opcratinp
Tli?- .it -ckhoii.c-.:-.; rc=i icc;--; "at] the.*
former directors with the exception I
Of two, and Messrs-. W. fl. Harris'
and J. W. Noril were named to fill]
these vacancies. Immediately after
the stockholders' Jhefting. the direc
tors met and rd-felecied the i<5rmer
officers, without any change. A new
sjeries cf stock will be issued April
lit, arid in view of the excellent
earnings of the . Association in the
past, the new series will no doubt :
| be largely subscribed. J
M. C. Wins tea <JV
To Leave Caswell
*" Marcus^C." WVnstead. who has since
its institution served as 'judge of
the Caswell "county recorder's court,
| "has todu#; M"tVeh 2, handed in his
LzeV.gnatiftn to the board vf county i
commissioners. severing his official
connection .with the offifce. ' M
It is understood that Mr. Wfn
.*te6d will leave Caswell around the
I 15th of March and will locate at
! ilendor^onville, North Carolina,
where he will practice his -profes
sion.-? -Messenger. ? ?- ? . I
C OTTON HEBD .CLEANER
Men*. T. T. Hester & Company arc
installing a first class cotton clean
ing machine and will ha've same
ready for business-' on next Monday.
ThU is quite a convenience for the
farmer*, for no cotton' seed 'should
' e planted without first flavin* been
cleaned. , And while it Is true, every
indication b that cdtton ? will not'
bring a fancy price next year, we
? mrr 'it mors wilt find it to
their advantage to plant some cot
ton, ^nd not depend entlroly on to
bacco ? it also may bit low. In any
?vent, when you have two money
-imps you ?tand a Imttur. "h"w than
when- you have only one.
EPH03U8? -CLEMENT FlfcLD
Services Sunday. March 14th':
-i-ambeth Memorials' unday School
10 a. ra! Mimmgr^ervice IT a'- in.
It. Y- IV Pray ec service-at
2 OQ- '
, Lea Bothelt Sunday Sehool--2 !' m.
wyvie'e J. f
>esu* cttendril churcV
<=pal.offl . was.- .he. Went irito the syna
Ktyprte rar- thn fl?H>bnfrh r|nr Oo
lt>\V (fori and mmy ? . T/Ove^
ot the lo.vor.. .. 2'
W^lco?je"A;o. a)t. "
r_L i.. v. r. ? iixs, raw a- ?
The Prince of Wales, credited; with being England's beat adver
tising bet, in his tumbling act l/oifl galloping steeple-chhse horses,
has a real national rival ? now that John Coolidge, *an of the President
has taken up boxing at Amherst college. Right how John is nursing
a rather "ouchy" nose and tb? Prince is carrying his left arm., in a
sling? the former having l:st a thrt-i round battle- in a boxing tOUTney
and the latter frem'i bird spHK? his thirteenth fall in a race.
The Boy s Corn
Club Honor Roll
These Com Club Boys Are
Goih? To Show Dad; Six.
, . teem Boys Wanted
; " ? '
We are mighty proud of our Boys
Corn Club, but we /want seventeen
? - i
move to complete 'our list. To date |
there have been thirty three to jorn.l
ami we vvaht fifty to complete the j
club. Say' boys, don't you want to
pet in this bunch (Nf live boys, one,
. i wh^m wiU win,. Fitfy Dollars! <
?uiitiiout "any to the prcpfrtf- j
tion. Of course, If .ve do not
the fifty boys tf>. join, it will ?>n !
with th:>e who have joined^ bui^Vvej
h/?d set1 our mark at fAty, for- wo. j
?. w:r.u-d to si}o\v the old f^ruj^V|
progressive ' ^ourvjj farmers couW do.J
Come ' on ' . hovs, send in your no me
?this*, week. 1
:ffte . following ,lvy? compose the j
club tp (iatv: ? ?
Lawrence C re wk. Roxboro, R").
CeuV Carver Roxboro. R4
McKinley Daniel, Hoxboro, ft 4
Bradsher Gentry, Roxboro, R2,
Roy Ashley, Timberlike. *
AVilliam Winstead, Roxboro. R3 _
Geo. S. Cates. Thnberlake, R#
Wi R. Day\ .Woodsdale,
Howar<f?Oentry, Roxboro, Rfi.
Raynicind Jones, ^oodsdale. j
Cecil Humphries, Woodsdale.
Geo. L. TJuningham. Jr., Semora. .
Jiasper Fuller. Semora. ? .
William Edwards, Milton, R2. j
Harry L&ckhart; Semyra.
William Davis, 41tjon,'Va. I
Swhnn Rudder, Woodsjiale. .
Reuben Moore, Wccdsdale. "* V
Henry Lewis, Semora.*'
Clyde Clayton, Roxboro, R3.
Aubrey J. Long. Hurdle Mills R.2
John Henry Winstead, Roxboro. R3.
John Thompson, Roxboro, R3.
John Wilson Brewer, 'Rtfxboro, R3.
James Daniel,. Roxboro, R8.:
Le-ater G. ..Qifey, Timberlake, ft2.
Bavnette Pearc?, Timberlake.
Elmo Rpfjers, Roxboro, R5."
2 Children Lose
Lives In Fire
Father Rushes Up StairsTo
Save Others Whom He
ThaugrhJ were Trapped
HendersonviUe, N. C!J March 5. ? -
Wwo children of Silas Fowler h>st]
their lives early today when lire !
destroyed .the Fowler, heme r.ear
here." They were Mildred, agred 9.
"tiid Riit<h - "j
Twelve porsopis, eleven of them
im mberc of the F: wler family, and ?
Stella Gibfv-aif were i?
the li'.uSe when neighbors gave an
alarm. The two children who Were
fata^iv burned were sleejjinu: in- J- he |
room_w^th thei" father, who rush-.'
eji ti]jstaji\s to.. save others ofi thb.j
family, thinking those oh the. . floorfl
i^below had been rcscued. j
NOTICE TO~ FARMERS !
It gives us p:easurr lo state that, |
because '? the remarkable success of !
our Fourth Annual Farmers" Sale j
?we have decided t to- continue it]
througfl the month "ftf March,, realiz- j
ink that there are many who fcr !
various reasons have hot yet had an J
^opportunity * to avail themselves ?f j
the unusual price reductions .we are
We take ihis Opportunity of thank- .
ing the\ readers of The C.curier for
the liberal patronage they 'have ac
corded us during this, sale and to as
sure them tha. ta hearty- welcome,
as well as ;\n unrivalled opportunity
to* save money on farm implements j
awaits' them a ? 'all times at this i
If you have not seen one ct our.j
circulars, drop U5r? a card and we j
will mail y oh? one.
BA&BQUR-W1LBORN HWD. CO. j
? j _ South oston, ,Va. ]
a rven Garrett, r- R : xboro R- ?
Bright Ashley, Timberlake.
Harold ...Jones, Timberlake. *
Roy Oakley. TimtJferlake. "
Raymond Oakley, Ro xboro, R ?
John Woody Rogers Woodsdale, R2.
New&'From The Old North State
| . Kiekenbacker To Referee Run
' Greensboro, Mareh ,8. ? Eddie V.
i Rickenbackef, American aviation, aoe
in. the world war, will referee th* ,
memorial day races at the Char
lotte- speedway. May 10, accord hir
j to announcement by O. W. Roberts,
j manager *>fthe" speedway.
. ^ ^ 1 II i O I I ?- -1- ? * . Ju
Uod.v ot browned Seaman Recovered
New Bern, Mareh 7. ? The body of
Capt. P. W. Stow? , of Hatteras, who
was drcwj?ed Hcee miter ' 20 when he
fell from- the ^sailboat Alma White
?between Hatteraa and Washington,
recovered lrtST week by. fisher,
?men at Buy ride, according to news
' rcattiyng this city. ' The body was
1 oclRed in a fish net. * ' ? ?
j - 0
' Mortlsmf In Build S250.000 Residrlice
t- 1 1 ? -
T" t"hinlf>tf?, i*JarcK l> ? Ann P '
j jnent wa'n toa'de 'hare today that l>i<l?
? .wWU'lif Mnrth t i' 'by IQI
roerGov. Camerpji Mor.claon for tftc
. I l i fTiTin ij . n.y. 000 hilim-. t'
, be built on hi* 1 - tate. ls-ur Fiorr .
Tlw fMdUi.M 1, 11 RIi'iiI ijlf 1 WUL4,
Merger of Power Companies Planned
Raleigh, March 8. ? Announcement I
was made here thin afternoon that
Jilnns :niv now underway for the
consolidation of the C<\r finn PovJer
-and I.iirht company, ?he Asheville
PoWfrr and Light company, the- Pige
on River j Powe?- company and the |
jCarolinn Power Company.
Truck Driver Killed near Rabama
James J. Lowe, :U-yrar-olii
man who has 1>een living on the tAl- :
stoii avenue read sj,x mi!*? ?r<<m f
Ourham cartic to hi* death about.
6;8(f o'clock.' Thursday high* as the
reauft . <if injuria* received whi_r. a
tfasoiine delivery trhek he was driv
-int; ii'ft. the rt?<l WBfc ?w?ftuM?e4.
about -rniie^ ffSB. Bahama
. ? . 1
? ? * ?' Ql M?-L- ' . J?
? Heeretarr- Kt4|?llK- at Tinehursl j
? 4 a_ ?? I
Piyhuwt, March 8 ? -Seceettry of!
I Siaj?7- B. Kyllii^g.
j Kitlotrg arrived fiere from Waihtnir- 1
Ion fir iheii j4arty_^jit of- .two.
WOMAN'S MISSIONARY !
COUNCIL TO MEET
Meeting to. Be Held in Raleigh;
WH) Spend Om: Day In j
? ?: ? " PwlaUn w
Between 300 and 35Q women, in- 1
eluding ftboat 25"0 delegatosh-tO*' the
annual convention of the WothanVj
Missionary council, the governing j
body - f womanV iriisslonarv >vork in j
the 38 conferences of the Methodist!
Episcopal church. South, to bo j held!
in the Edenton Street Methodist j
chte'h in Raleigh. March 10-17, aTe
"exacted as guests ~Qf the tmrham
district Woman's Missionary society'
and Duke university next Saturday,
^miwtanqing xeaxuri f the
?visit wiH be a Utncheon tendered
the delegates, and i>thef hostesses
for the trip . from Raleigh at the
Washington Duke Jjotgl. The pro
grom wilt include an address -"-'of
welcome by Dr.W* P, Few president,
on behalt of the Durham district, and
a talk by Dr. E, D, Soper, head of
the school of religion at Dul$e, who|
will giye an outline for missionary,
-training . which will be included in
the courses of the -school.
Pictures of bt-tti the old and rtew
campus with plans for buildings and
grounds, will be thrown on the ?creen
and explained, by Prof. R L. Flowers,
vice-president of the university. A
drive over the -present', campus ami
the grounds for the new. university
wrll be taker, after the lur.cfaeon if
the weather permit". I
\\;un t ' . i f&t&sti arrive- from' I
Raleigh Saturday inor-ninur they will
bo received by President .Few, Prcfv
.essor Flowers and other officials wf
the .university, olonyK with Mrs.
Merrittj Mr-v A. w- v-ie'e presi
dent of the XortH 'Carolina conference
"missionary /o'ciety; M D. "Iti - -
bee, superintendent -5SrJ young i;c:
^)Le :f the .V^rth Carolina conference,
irnd the presidents of the 31 auxi
liaries of the Durham districT n^iss
lonary. society, ;
?This, will the first ? opportun
ity. the 250 vVornen from all Wer
the southern spates _and_juany from j
Raleigh will have tcT see the plans
foj1 the great university provided by
j the late James B. Duke. .
Puppy Stake To^
Be Run Frjday
?Considerable interest is beinsr d re
played in the- Spring Puppy Stakes
to be rUn hereby tjh'e Piedmont Field
Trials Association Friday March 12th.
Over thirty .'dogs have already been
entered by their owners; and further
ejttries will be accepted up until
Thursday nig-h't. Experienced judges
have been feecurCd, and loeni arrang:- j
ments are in the hands of j\fr., Garv
it of Rougemont and K. V; Ruat
wrijtht of this *jty. Seventy-live
yor cent of all erUrunr.o ami starting
fees will be awarded the winners, ex
cept that handsome silver loving
?cups will bo presorted to the winner?,
of the membens' t)erby. A large
gallery of dog-lovers is. expected to I
be present t<f witness these Trials.
KNTBRRTAINMENT AT HELENA'
Saurday night. March 13th, in the
school auditorium of the Helena.
High'*""5et??l, there will be given a
public .uiiwrtw'njnimt under the aus
pices ofrthe Aid Society and Epworth
League of Helena Methodist Church.;
They plav, "H. \v the Story Gitnv," '
and" other feature* will mtike up the
'evenings entertainment, among w h i r K
will be .old, glprttatton melodies \vith
string band acccmpnmwient. Ad
fiiU-ion 15 and i!5 cents
? CALL TOMMUNICAtlON
There will be a
tion ? d Person
Lodge No' 113, A,
iF. A. M. on
Tuesday ' night.
_ . ' tmy. degree.
Win. W. MO^RBT h, w; 5C
A . -C. ' < 1KNTR V, Clerk. *7
?'? iUl?. J#nic JEUirt^i r.f MerBitti Cr>t
Wg -finU 'liy.war.
> * ..i... . ? i ' .A V. '
ROXBOBO AND OXFORD
; DIVIDE USKET6ALL
Oxford High School Ba.skeet*re
?Unset Expectations of
Manj tiovbor* Fans
LAST GAME OF SEASON
The Oxford high schcol baskeccera
'-upsst the expectation of many of
the local fans, when they, defeated
the Roxboro high school- quintet by
a -core of 19 to 13. The (tame was
the most, exciting and hard fcogbt
battlev that has" been played or. the
local court this season.
.Both sides brought into action the .
five man defense, which prowl to
be- more valuable to the opponents
than to the locals.. A vedette, of tho- '
Oxford team contributed 7 point? to
the tally, while Harris, for the locals
came' through rfith 6 points to hi*
' The visitors seemed to find the
basket more often than the Rthx
boro lads, who missad many crips,
which might have made a diffeftfrtt
story: . .
Oxford (19) Roxboro (13)
Hill (2) ? Winstead (/) -
R. I". -
Arvetttf (7) Davis
Hunt (6) l^on? (3)
C. ' .
IMhg mire (4 1 Stalvey
? R. (\.
Perkins Harris (G)
Referee, Merritt (Bushy Fork.)
Second' Game .'
; The Raxboro town .team anirex#a
an ither game fr:m t he. Oxford team
! "in' one.jpf the' m 'mtimsive , And" ex- ?
i citing frame-? --:<i the* ??on the- .
I focal' court la si night:" The '&tbppr'\
! was -20 to 17.
When the whilitie l>U-w for recess,
? the Oxford ring throwers were one
point in the lead, the score bein? 5'*
to 4--,JBot?h teams ? a me back in the
; second .fitlf with a string determina
tion t /\i?kt the lead and keep it. .
The lOCat-. tftssers. however, sac- -
ceeded in overcoming. the one point
! lead and - ? when the whistfe, blear
a^ra/n the Oxford . teum needed ' t hree 1
I pynts t d make the score a tic-.
/Winstead k-:ntributed seven points ^
jrti the score of the locals', while Oak
ley ran 'a. close second by making
r a total of six points, also playing
1 an exceptionally gxod pwe,
breaking up many passes. Parhani,.
j\pf the vi.4i<fars, dame through as*
' hijfh scorer of the gatm.' jrtaking a
total of eigrht joints.
j Line Hip: ' .
Hoxboro (20) Oxford (l7>
t ? Position
Clayton<21 >? Pridgen* <5)
" ? R. F.
! Oakley (6) Parham (8)
. ; ? ,..L. T- ' : ' < ?' ' J
WinsieadW ? H an t<4) fc
It Clayton Hunt
Merritt (5) ' Curren. ,
I '? ? ? L. o. . '
MR. BULLfrCK BUYS INTEREST
IN KAfcMBRS HARDWAHB .
r: Mr R. A." Bullock, who has bo^n
with' Mess. W'atkinr, & Bullock for
several -years, has lioutrht the in
tf?eat of Mr. J. Mel'vitv O'Briant in
"the Farmers Hardware Company.
^TOiis firm is well known and erijoya
a larjre trade, and Mr. Bullock's con- ""
nection will add materially to their
popularity, ? .
COMING ? oomim; *
Clemens' Marionettes in "(aclt and
the Beanatallc," in four acts. Scene
ry, Fight ?ffect.<, music and manit
ous puppet actors '
'praded school auditorium Monday,
March -15th, 8 p, m, Benofit of .the
ciation Admission *15 and 25 qeaW.
t ? fffac puprU-^'cff; Mm. Emery
* strati will irwi1 h |ii?uu ThlMSfr
iijv rvvwing. >ta-rch aa'lg>h nt ej?M
i in the -thool .-lTi.litorlunv.
] pie- public is ab-rdrallv iavited' tS-'nt
I niwi. '? ? - 1