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VOL. No, XL1II
ROXBORO, NORTH CAROLINA, Wednesday Evening, November 3, 1926.
Democrats Apparently Gain Control
SENATOR BUTLER IS
DEFEATED Bf WALSH
While Votes From County
Were LHfht. Democratic*
Have Big Majority
l.EE S. OVERMAN
New York. Nov. 3.-? -Slowly accum
ulating return? from yesterday's
t - nc-ral e ection developed So manjr
tmcertoijatiw that despite sotne net
t:b!e . Democratic gains some of the
< t tan-iins; <*cunte:-t> remained in
tfce doubtful column.
i Demoernte not; only re-elect
e dGoyernor Smith in New York but
lacked up en?, senatorial sear in
Massachusetts defeating Senator
Botler, personal friend of President
C^olidgre and chairman of the Re
publican national com mittee;
Boston, Mass., jS'ov. 2^? United
>:.ite.?. Senator William M. Butler,
chairman of the Republican national
;c:mmittee. Was defeated for re-elec
t;on .today., by f ;rmc*r Senator David
1. Walsh. Democrat. Senator Butler
-ebsccded hrs defeat, shortly before
Charlotte, Nov. 2.? With repo/ts
skittering at best and with actual
l.\ turns received from only apprc.vi
mately tine third of the state; '.North
Carolina today on the face of avail
able return* apparently ''grave- the
D wr.ocra'tic .state t icket and U nii ted
Statje? >.etiator Lee S. Overman, a
impority of in excess- -of 100,000 in
t v general election of: today.
Vote in The County
The returns fr^iii the County show
li ovtte.hl, h g
vote, but the majority was: a
" :'.yp rl>e to many; as the small vote
was expected tr. help the Republicans
T>.e majority ranged from . 651 to.
! ;i:> The 'official-., returns from 12
ut of. 15 precincts are an fo*l vs:
Legislature* R: L: Harris- 1292;
)V. Long;. Jr.. 3.14." Harris* ma
j rity 958:
Clerk Superior Court: 1). W. Brad
.Register -f Deeds: W. T. Kirby
1 U3: j. T. Wpody 344, Kirby's ma
j . t v
-h.-r.lT: N v' Brook* 1252; .1. W.
Climbers 100. Bro;kV majority
? s"2. ./ c cfi
"Treasurer : S. B. Davis 1202; J R.
"W'ni.tt 415. Davis* majority 787.
Coroner: Dr. A. F.. Nichols 1140;
;v?. T. Carver 37K. Nichols' majority
Surveyor: W. Koy t ales 1057; W.
' T, -Buc'ranofi 40*1 Cat.-' majority
County Commissioners: A. C.
iiontrv 1187/ 0. M. Cash 1145,'K C.
XVjgsLaff 1141. C. 11. Hunter 54,,?;
V J. Clayt n 481. .T. B. Davis JJ56.
Average Democratic majority 721.
100 Per Cent
Capacity Dec. 1st
Mr. J as. H. Crai*. of Philadelphia.
. resident cf the Somerset MH1*.
us a shoirt call last Saturday.
J<?r.'Crartf is very much pleased at
w rk.'iT the miils., anl say- they
art riow running about~80 per cent of
f.eir ?capa? }y, but expects-- to
ti f y 11 capacity, 100 per cent, on
I^cember 1 He siiyi business is
^-od, in fact they have ail briers
can: take care vf.
Until further notice 1 will bi- at.
t'la \\'ater Plant after 8 o'clock each
i fternoon. When payinjr .vour water
bill, tax or otb.er accounts pie ise pay
i Vm before 3 >j>*c523irtcv
U. a MAKOiM
The Musical Comedy Sen*ati n Att
> V.lf.ny rCandlur and hf* "Broadway
lailicV'- At Palace Theatre-. .-Th-uv<u.
f4lay. Friday and Saturday,. Movenv^
^ber LI. 12 13th. '
Prices On Wrappers And All
Better Grades Show Mark
1 BARN AVERAGED SG1.S5
"?V . .
Truly tl-e tobacco farmer is in luck
this year, and if any one has tobac
! co at all desirable it is bringing a
f good price; and honestly, it is bring
ing just as much, if not a little more
here then elsewhere, at len'i that
l is \yhat th-se who have tried other
markv.s teH u.^.
Sales were c. orl ail of week,
and on Mondiy there was an un
; usually large sale, and the prices5
advanced considerable, especial. y en
wrappers and the better grades. It
h nothing unusual for wrappers to
sell for $8.0.00, artd cutters As high
The best average made on tHe
market so far was that sale made
f r Mr. C. E. Long at the WincVead
\Va rehouse. He sold 746 lbs.*~far
$459.98. averaging $61,65. Another
gocd sale at this house was that of
M'ess. Hester & Yellock. who sold
824 lbs. for $322.24.
At the Hyco many sale3 were made
averaging accund $50.00i Mrs. Al
len Cievrs sold 618 lbs. f .r $250.86,
uve-raginR $ 10.57. O. H. Horner sold
500 lbs. for $221.13/ averaging $44.
00. Mess.' Walker & Dixon ? sold 540
lb*. fo r$l90.13, averaging $36.00.
The Pioneer and Planters, have an
array of prices in their ad, and ,\ou
will notice some splendid . sales. Mr.
Jordan I. ng was the highest. He
Id 870. lbs. at ah average of $57.
00. Mr. F. L. Tillfty sold. 608 lbs. for
$206.02. averaging $48.60. Mr. Ciar
v-er sold 538 lbs. for $271.44, averag
ing $50:40. -Mr. Paul Wocten sold
8(16 lhs. for $415.80, averaging $51.
50. and Mr. W. H. Duncan sold 532
!bs. for $3p2.6t, averaging $49.00,
We could fi!l cur columns full of
the names , cf those who sold arerac
berween 'forty and sixty dollar?, b^t
pace forbids. Just bring your T.?xt|
load here and be convinced.
? r~T . |
. H'i&htowera, N. C-?
November tf 1926. j
SatterfieVd Irts. Agency,
Roxboro, N. C.
It give* me &reat pleasure t* ac
knowledge and thank you .sincerely;
for your check of $2400.00 in full ;
ami satisfactory settlement for the '
c-omplete loss of my dwelling ;*nd
f'Jrniture on October 21, 1926. This
is the .most prompt service we ever
? Dti in this community.
It was a mistake published last
week that Mr. Hines had any part
f my insurance. You had it all,
1 am sure my friends with me 'will:
ppreeinte your p:? nipt and c.^ur- '
tfous treatment. I shall take pleas
ure in recommending. to my nei??h-|
bar* and friends y:ur prompt ser- j
vice. Since you have established an:
?:prern/*y near us at Yanceyville with
Mr. A. C. Gentry and S. M. Ba>on
? is managers, I am sure you will .
U 't the patronage of this conrmunity.
Again thanking you, 1 am
Yours very, truly,
.J. T. RUDD, Insured. j
All Day Ser vices
The Prirtf'tive Baptist conjrresra
>on had all day services at their
| bur^h last Saturday and Sunday.
The following preachers were here
vriri t>k part- in the services: El
?rrs JET. C. .[-M", .1. .1. 1UU, -T. A
!I .'rndreri, C, B. Mall and J. L. Wood.
' r * jrregat ipn* were'pr >>ent on
*oth dnys^and dinner wa? served by i
| the ladies of the Roxboro ^ hurch.
I . -."-T-O:
One -b. o$d svar and troTTftwrs of.:
p< r year cest litt'e but will aid
I much' in providing a plentiful supply
phia scientist, has perfected a tube ;
for projecting the Athode ray. A
mouse after being exposed to the
ray for but a fraction of a minute
was disintegrate*!. It kills plant
life ? turns acetylene ga3 into pon
der and does other amazing things.
Dr. Coolidge hopes to make the ray
of help to humanity.
Last Friday' m;raing the fire alarm !
v.-as sounded and the Roxboro Bake
ry building was ifound to. be on tire.;
The ttr** boys had it under contjoi >
m record breaking time, Utile
age' bsii)?: done. Hardly had the
bsy ft rerurned to headquarters when /
thvy Were again summoned td the j
am;* place, but like the first, the
?r*?. was extinguished.
Again -Monday morning the alarm
was sounded and the boys rushed
down neui- the railway- .station, but
the fire was of little- or no conse- ,
quence, . '? "-j
Invents Death Ray
Sunday School at 9: 45 A. M. H.
L. Crowell SUpt.
We wish every one U be on time
Let each member that was present
last Sunday bring- a member next
Morning, servic i at 11 a. m. Ser
mon by the pastor.
Sunday Scho:l at Mitchell Chapel
at- - p. m.
We will havo Bible study at War-V
ten Grove School house every ni-rht
this week except Saturday. ? i
The services will close Sunday af
ternoon. We want you to come every
ni^ht and be constant in prayer for j
Sunday afterho n at 3:30.
P. CARY ADAMS. Pastor.
Card of Appreciation
I desire tc take this opportunity to
extend my thanks and appreciation |
to every one and especially my lady ;
f,r':rnt!s, who so kindly gave me their i
support at the polls yesterday. 1
nssi?re every one. Democrats and
Republicans, that I shall use my best
edncavor to aee^-that no cne shall
ever have any just cause to rejrret
their apt on yesterday.
With kindest, ?feelinsrs and best
wishes, I am.
S. B. DAVIS.*
Mr. W. D. Yarboro gives u? the
following true story, which is i bit
Interesting:,. especially . to poultry
Ife flays that be has had in his
possession a ben that reached the
ripe old age of twenty one years, ^nd
that during this lonj? period of life
she was a faithful layer.
The Sbnth's Favorite is Cominj? Att
Chandler with his ? 'Broadway . Kclr
lies" a f Palace Theatre Thursday
Friday? Saturday, November. 11, 12
' nnd 13th. ~
ML MEETING OF
WOMANS' MIS. SBGIETYi
Full Attendance For Next
.Meeting Is Requested;
I MUSIC BY SEVERAL
^jjjPba Baptist Wojnans' ilissionary
Society of Persoiv County and Beu
lah Association met Saturday a. m.
in the audit rium cf rthe First Bap
tist church Roxboro. T'ris meeting
was well attended by represe/iatives
from thi different societies. Mrt,
John Wade in a few well ch<Weu
words welcbmed (he visiting: societies
Clement church won the hand paint
ed poster for having: the highest per
centage cf its members present. Mil) !
Creek S cfety had the largest num- 1
ber present but not the highest per
centage of its membership.
The meeting was full of in.-pira
ticn and information. The subject for-;
,<tudy being "The graded W. M. U."
Mill Creek Society had charjre of the
urogram and indeed jrendered it in
a most original, capable and splemiid
manner. Mill. Creek is prepared to
give a pr.gram cn this subject as:
'his society, uhder the wise and able j
leadership of Mrs. N* -J, Todd, wife i
of the good pastor Todd (and we sus
pect Bro. Todd is an active member:
himself) js dcing a fine work, and!
/-?ctice what they preach for they ,
are a fuUy graded A 1 society them- 1
>ur.Kon m t? ancf,P It i ya 1 Amb ir^a- j
dor. Girls Auxiliary and a W. M. S. ;
We pause here to give three rousing ?
cVeer* for Mill Creek Church. Mrs.,'
D. W. Bvadsher, Supt. of the W. M. j
S. of the Beulah Ts?o?iation presided
at the meeting in her usual gracious i
and charming manner, giving much!
needed information in regard fo the j
progress, cf the Missicn work in the!
Association. Our weak points which :
we need td protect and reinforce
vith an eirvpest appeal #?r the *Kv? nqr .
member enlistment and f D.r more |
Vocal selections were given by!
Sunbeams from Mill Creek ami little
Anne BracLsher a Roxhoro Sunbeam,!
Vang, the enlistment soncr with Mr3. ;
W. F. West at the piano. X social
half hour follo wed with hot t hcco- !
'ate and wafers served by the circled
of the Roxboro \V. M. S. The next!
annual meeting vylll be held with j
Providertce Person County ^ht?vrh !
th.t first Saturday in October: 1027. j
The announcement of the mar
riage f this popular young couple;
will be read with surprise by their
many friends: Mr. Malcom Moore j
nnd Miss Gr aw .Jacks: n were mar
ried on Saturday. the seventeenth of.'
A I ? il. 1326, at Chatham. Ya.
Death of Mrs.
T. D. Woody
Mrs. Thomas D. Wcodv, widow cf r
Mr; Th'mas D. \V?ody, who died}
??'?out 12 years ago, diod at he!* "home ;
nc-?r Bethel Hill lust f*itnday a t- '
temoori at ;? o'eUck, and wan Varied:
at the home burying ground on j
Monday afternon, services being con
ducted bv Revs. X. J. Todd and J. ,
A-. Beam. .Mrs. Wcdy was in her,
73rd year, and had lived a long a*>d
useful life.- ,
Regular Sunday School and preach
ing at Concord nnd Oak Grova next i
Sunday at regular hours. Come
Ktudyr the Bible nnd worship with us
whether you are a member cy not.!'
If y ~u ar~ a member ahd have not j
done sq prlease bring enough mhrey
| to; pny %up all your :hurch- duV
: this year and., a-kttlo to help thi- f?'l- j
! low "wTio can't pay. I shall be glad!
( to carry -a clean nWt t? Conference.^
BOBBED HAIR NOW;
BALD WOMEN LATER
"Bobbin? of woman** crown
ing glory" will cause as many
bald head* among th? feminine
wx as there are among the
masculine. Dr. W. A. McPhail,
city-county health oflicer. pre
Kreguent cutting of hair, ac
cording to the physician, is in
jurious. ultimately eaqsinz it
to fall out.
Also, the doctor said, con
. stunt visits to the barber *hop
result in scalp disease*. which
ter.d to diminish the supply of ?
the t rentes*
Dr. Mcl'haul predicted that
Wumen will continue t.? hob j
Death of Mrs.
.Mrs. W.H. Harris. died at the
!'ome of her husband, Mr. \V. H.
Harris; last night at 10 o'clock. Mrs,
Harris had been ill for a long time
and her death was not a surprise
I?h^*Harri^ had led a consecrated
Christian life, always an active work
er in her church, the Edgar Long
Memorial Methodist Church, and will
b^ sadly mi.-^eti by her Pastor and
c -workers. Her influence for good
was great, and many will miss her
ever willing hands which were ,ever
ready to help the needy, but, her fine
Christian spirit will long be . remem
bered and help, those who will nils*
her. ? ? .
Besides husband she leaves thi-ec
?orss. Mo-is. It. L. Wallace and C. A.
Harris, and five uaughters. Mrs. C
W: Armstrdntr of Salisbury, Mrs,
0. P. BoweJi, Mrs. Martin Michie.
Misses Mary unci ? f'lara Harris- ef
Tlie funeral services will be l.eltl
tomorrow afternoon at' 2 .'clock at
the hdme. . " ? I
Hit By Car
Silvester Clay, son of Tom Cay.
r tared resident of the county,
rumbled in front of a ear driven.
T?y Mrs. Buck Garrett Wednesday
morning, near the Suburban Serv
ice' station, while on the way to
School. The boy was hli by the
bumper of rhe car.
He sustained several severe in
juries as result of the accident,
which * was said by eye witness?.- t"
First Baptist Church
Sundi'.y Si'ho . 1 10:13 A. M., P.. J
Preaching 11 A. M. Subject: **0 ar
lymjf- On." 7 :'?0 V. M. Subject: '"The
Call of T-e .Christ/'
B. Y. P. U., .Tunic r ?; P. M. In
termediate rind Senior CtoO P. M.
A cordial invitation is exteriiet
"Cast th\* burden noon the l.ord.
and He shall sustain thee." Psal. 55:*
\V. F. WEST. Pastor.
Mr, W. S. Ti!man was ordained to
i h" ministry last Stfhday at Beulah
Baptist Church in Caswell county.
A larjre crowd attended these .-er
: notwithstanding the :
woather. M r. Til man has been an
active lay worker for some time, in
reality dqins: quite a sro^d* deal of
preaching, and feeling: called to- the
ministry was thus set apaet las*
Business School Assured
. Mr. Win: Hudson. lhe~rBprtt^i'iHa
tj,ve ' of the Georgia-Carolina Schricl
,of Commerce, tells us tbat the school
?'for Ro^borjo is an assyred fact, and
rtfat .the first session, will open en
or about N" v. 15th. The definite day
Will, be decided , soon and notice will
be tfiyeft In these columns.^
Be A Success
Town Wbb Full Of Shopper*
And .Merchants All. Happy
Profitable For All
A BIG DAY FOR ROXBORO
\ Last Thursday Rcxbb.ro. pulled off
I it's first Dollar Day, and to say it
wm . success but mildly expresses
j it. fThe farmers were here with
[ their tobacco, and they brought the
;ood wife akng to take advantage
of the . many bargain* offered by
:>ur merchants. It was a busy day,
^nd the buyer* realized that bsrg
fauiy could be had here and^the fur
ther fact was strongly impressed:
j-that Pfixboro merchants are fully
ajive to the best interests of tHe
j tcadir.K public.
We are glad that it has been dem
:?*trated that ycu can buy good*
[just a& cheap ??here ;?s on any mar
I k<s%, and fuither, that the lines car
ried by the merchants of Roxboro
iot only campare favorably in price*
; but also in variety. If you would
?ome trQ Rcxboro and look around
befre makjrfz your purchases you
will undoubtedly be convinced lhat
it h not at all necessary to go out
of Roxboro -f:r anything needed rn
the home, on the farm ,or in the
' Tothe Boosters Club belongs the
| cmiii for this b'^g day, and Mr. C.
H. iiunter, the. live-wire secretary,
T ?ays jiist watch cut, he will be hav
? ir.p ther big days for ycu,. He ???<'
j )je nesires to thank the merchant*
; for failing in .and helping to make
] the cay the. success it was.
Roxboro Senior B.YP.U
"l ife is ast .vy in volumes tliree,
?The rust the present and yet to be,
v The first we've written and laid away
Tht* seccrid we're reading day by day
Th; third" and last of th? vol.inie*
j Is locked from-sight. God keepetb
the key." ' . 1
There were nine 100 per cent en
-lope- Sunday evening, Misses Bessie
Jcha Yancey, Muzette and
M able Montague^ Hilda Mitchell, Mrs.
WV>t, C;rnelia Xewton, Johnnie Hall
and Elizabeth Whitten. "Gocd
hoUgh" is net good enough. (Xir
I'nion is certainly doing tine, but leta.
?rot b : nt:sified with anything test
; that Ar-1. Altogether lets go!!!
Program f r Sunday evening Nct.
! Tth, 1926. Group 2 on duty. Miss
Cornelia N'ewton leader. Devotional
meeting. Worship the -Lord. Bible
reading. Miss Julia Yancey, Leader.
Part 1. Show for God's worth. Miss
Carrie Clayton. Part 2. Man made
to .worship his maker. Miss Hilda
Shoemaker.. Part 3. We become like
that whi.h we admire. Miss Eln
Wade. Part 4: Not a tyrant pleased
ind flattered by praise. Miss Sallie
Day. Part 5: Worship is not Chris^
- an work, Mi'jfs Eli7*abeth Whittrn.
Part 6: Seek "power for service. Miss
Millie Jane Broks. Conclusion, Rev.
W. F. West,
SALLIE DAY. Cor. Secy.
T own T ax Notice
The B ard of Town C. mmissionera
lave ordered all unpaid taxes for the
year 1923 and any unpaid taxes prior
to 1925 advertised for sale in the
first issue of The Courier after Dee
1st, 1926. Come in now and pay
your back tax and save the tronb,
le and expense d ' being advertised
B. B. MANGUM, Town Tax Col
St. Mark's Chapel
Services at St, Marks, Sunday
Nov. 7, 1926. Morriing service 11
a. m. Kvening service 7:30 P. M.,
Archdeacon Bethea. Public in
Yen we hhve them coming. At*
"Skinny" " Candler with his "JBroad
. way Fellies" At Palace Theatre*
, Thursday, friday and Saturday, Xa**
UV 12 and 13th. / ZXiM