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Friday, October 12th, 1917.
BEACON FLASHES. '
CONGRESS BEGINS SHORT
. A momentous session of the
American Congress has ju3t
ended. A full account of the
great event is given in this is
sue of The Beacon , itlong with
other . important news cf, the
week'. ' 1 '
The great events ' in Europe
along ' the - -battla fronts is
thoroughly covered and thelead-
jtrig news of our home land is
natter overlooked in The Beacon's
.Mr. S ..M. Combs of Columbia
was in our city this week.
Mr. G. W. Phelps of Skinners
ville, was in town Monday.
Prof, and Mr.. II. R Frehnof
CJe3well, were in the city Wed-
" Mr. R..W. Johnston .made a
business trip to Gates County
this i week. ; ; ; . -
Have you done your part to
wards helping? the Red Cross
this week: .
Atty. Van B. Martin made a
professional visit to. Columbia
Ciurt this week.'
Mcssers. J. W, Starr and W.
S. Ainsley of Creaweli .were in
the citv Monday. . -
Rev. B. T. Hurley h conduct
ing a series " 61 ' meeting r.t
Jamesville this week.
FANCY DreW'makinpr. Braiditij?
and Beading done b.y iss Irene
Basjfnger. Cityl." adv.
I Mqssers. J. K. Reid and A. L.
Alexander matfo a btnin . tnu
to Norfo!k this weeK. : :; ;
W. Jo'mstoii made a short visit
to Norfolk tins week.
If; vouhavc been, or if you
haven't, "be sure to -visit the Ro
pe Community Fair to day.
Messers Sam Lap ton and Carl
Bray of Rop2r dropped in to ssc
13 while in town yesterday.
Quite! a number of our. people
attended the Primitive Baptist
Association at Robersonville last
Sunday. ; ' ' ' ;
.FOR SALE One Maxwell car in
gOJU COaiuons at a reiisuuuuie
price. Sea or write J. W.
Blount, Plymouth, N. C. adv.
"Irs. Geo; W. Harohon re
turned home yesterday from
Norfolk, where she has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Geo.
The cold wave Tuesday caused
rush for stoves and fuel, Th?
Irst are easy toga if you have
;he price but thf latter is a
serious problem. ' . .
Mr. . John W. Darden wishes
to exnresa his thanks and appre
ciation to all those friends who
feo kindlv assisted in helping io
feecure for little "John Junior"
the handsome child's aubnpbily
Recently awarded rs a prize at
r. E Davenport's Drag b:to; e.
You save at least 5i; on every
b. of Family Favorito Coffee
oubuy from us Why, hocau-c
e sell vou a better grauo at.
the sim'e price' you pay for other
.unda: Order a lb and Drove it
tn i niii" nwn cssictf'nr'f.'nn J. VV.
iBeaejy, Agent, adv.
Will begin at the Washington
Street Baptist 'Church Monday
night, October 22nd. Conduct
ed by! Rev. Bowdan. Every-body's-invited,
B. O: Myers, Pabtcr
Mrs. Blount Entertains,
The first fall moetlng of the
Thursday. Afte;nwn. Literary
"'ib wa3 delightfully entertain
wdat the country home of Mrs.
J.' E. Blount Oct, 4th, with
eighteen members present, and
the .club , enjoyed having as
rtaests, Mrs, T. VV. Blount of
iioper, and Mrs. J. ii. bmun ox
After the busines hour a gues
sing contest was given. The
prize, alovely boxofcaidy; was
awarded to Mrs. Nathan Tucker.
At the close of the contest the
hostess served a two course
Pleasant ' Grove School will
ion on Monday; Oct. 15th,' and
it is urged that parents will see I
to it that all nimils enter on firsJ
day; if pb.ible.
Miss Lillian Che.ss.on
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- M s Norma Chessoa,
LETTER TO PARENTS
' AND WIVES.
. , Camp Jackson, S. C,
Ed. Roanoke Beacon,
" Plymouth. N. C.
Dear Sir We wish ycu
would publisji In j our pap:r the
following letter :
The meti- from Washiiigton
County who have responded, to
the call of their country, will
serve, in the"-321st infantry,
f his Regiment will be composed
entirely of North Carolina inc n.
The Colonel in cemmaud is E.
A'. Shuttleworth wbos3 lather
served in the Confederate Arnv. .
The first'battallin ..'men from t'no
middle scctijn of the state wiil
be commanded by Major Max I .
Barker of SalisbiJry Tiie ?cz
ond battalli m men "from the
eastern section will becomuiaua
ed by the writer, Major Louis
E. Schucicer -of Creswell. The
third battalion men 'iVom the
mountains': vnl D3 commando
hy CapL 'D. W. Adams of 0 (I
Fort, N. C.
We are prptid of the men who
have responded to the call, and
Jo chis end, in case parents or
wives do not hear from' the men
who have left their" horu.., we
wilr bo glad to advise ycu at any
time, and in this way keep yu
in touch with them Stall times;
also wrt wishTthtir friei ds wculd
remember these men who have'
answered the call to the cctors.
and wiito , to them, as letters ,
from home are always" welcome
to the soldier,- and help Jiimlh
his wo i k. . . , ' -
Address any requests ta the
Louis E. Sckuckpr,
Camp Jackson, S. C.
PROCEEDINCiS OF ROAD
t The Board of Road Commis
sioners met on Monday, Octr2,
Present. H C Sprui'l, Ohm.;
W. A. Swain and B. F. Spruiil.
1 Minute3 read and approved.
The foMovping amounts ; were
allowed: . - ,
Don't pay from $25 to $50 -fo .-"cloth in g ' wl. e n 'y c 1: c?n-.gcttlie same values at our store
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at our store for f 15.- .We carry a complete Sine of Men, Women rrd chiJ
ren's funishings,Vuch as JN'len's Suits, Boy's Suitr, Ccat Suits, Rain Coats,
Over Coats, Hat?, Boots nd bhues
BeSureto:See'Our Lime Before Purchasing Elsewhere.
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Watch our windbw this week for styles a:xd prices. A few more our newest
. irisn's suits worth $15.00. offer this week' -at $10.00 v
- We also car rj a full slack- of Groceries.
Remsmber We always pxy the higHast market prices for country produce
, Our - Motto:
We Buy What You Have to Sell
We Sell What You Have to Buy
j Utility Gar.a:c, repairs - 65 &5
j- A Teal ; " 10 20
A F Arnold ser". & lbr. , 101 G2
Roanoke Milling Co. 1 ,83 75
t- , . , - ,
I 1 T i r "i i V ' - t
i u spruiii . , services a vv
FR Johnston " t CO
W II Hampton & Son aiipDo 68
A L:Holmes Com. on R. T. 12 00
; Lee'r Mi ? Township.
Swain "& Dovenport sup. $06 57
Bank o. Roper 130 35
W A Swain services & c. - '16 10
Roper Lbr. Co. lbr. &c. " 4G 50
A L Holmss Com. on R. T. 12 68
Skinnersviile Township, -Bank
of Roper pay roll 07iJ GO
A L Ilohugs Com. on R.T. 8 00
B F Spruili freight Mil $ G G8
J V Slarr ? supplies 45 30
Cit-y Hay & Grain Cv 85 00
Wash." Co. Bank .pay roll 259 01
B F Spruiil services 8 GO
A L Holmes Com. on 11. T. 10 00
. F. R, Johnston, '
, PA If T?fVn '
SPECIAL EXCURSION FARES
RALEIGH, N. V. auu RETURN
NOrth Cauolin'a State Fair,
October i'6i'.'.-20ii. R ;und trip
tickets on sale Octoo;r 15 th to
20th, inclusive. Final limit for
return October 21st, 1917.
North Carolina Industrial
Fair (Colored) ltc-j),: 227,
1917. Kour.il' trip 'u: ? o a!o
Oetober' 2Ut t) 27. , i'.clUHie,
Fi n. 1 ! iinit for i c-lu ;i; Os o her
23th, 19i7. Ticket i uii one
admission Co either Fa.iv
This is to notify my friends and the general pub- j,;
lie that I.'vvill aun bean the Horse jtid Mule ?f
ness this FalU 1. realize the hiijh price f feed and;
think it advisable to save all the feed pOisiLle, and for
that reason I have decided' to wait a fe.v weeks before
ja purchasing my first load, as I know the price will-be no j
higher then and by doing that will save you a lot of. fi
I feed. : ' - . . . , ..
j Renu mber when you buy of me you get ybat
h you pay for and in every instance I will do now as I i
W have done in the past, always Guarantee Enike Balis-
i faction. - . p
H Trusting you will appreciate this and see me be-
3 fore buying your stockv Aho I am still in the Peanut t
n Business and always hive
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PROFESSIONAL CARD '
. ZKli VANCI3 NO II 31 AN
Attorney & Counsellor at Lhw
Plymouth N. C
- Dil. J. C. COGGIN5,
Plymouth, N. C.
Van 13. Martin W. F. Midgelt'
Ofi:ic2.i ia Hirney Building
PL MOUTH, N. C.
"PartnersliiD does not apply to crim
iual cases in Recorder's Cou-rt
r. P. B. CONE
WilliamstoiT, N. C.
i Office ov.-r Farm-rs and Mer
i chants -Bank,
Hours 9 to 12 and 1 to
Phone No. 9.
Notice is civen to all persons that on
Mondav, the 2-Hh of October, 1917, at
the Office of the Governor in the city
o HaTtigh, riordi Carolina, appiication
be injidibythe .undersigned lor
the pardon of Milton Rhodes, now
pifoner in the Stf.te's Prison; Said
Mi on Khoc's was conuctea in tne
vear 1U03 for murder in the second de
gree of one, Henry Sutton. Let all
persons who may desire to oppose tiie
the r-ranling.of said paraon uo p.e.em
Uil h..il( l tin:.
T;is the 2nd of October. 1917.
L. W. G.TLOKD, Atty
Very Sincerely Yourc,
X. lJ. HORNTHAL.
We are after th,i dollar
' yours, we will giv you
offered vou belore. If you do not believe it, get our
prices and compare then with' others and you will be
Always vq z&ll- , : ,'
MORiil 'G cj OB F J 11 SAME MONEY
AND ' -. . ,.
SrVic aocj: for iess money
Buy from 113 arr1 he": ' ; elp Y0(J.
Our linss of Laaiu;-; an;l Ciii'-.lren wear including shoes
and slippers arc com piece ;i:v
see them before purchasing,
We hav-3 a ui
ready-to-w jar d:v
. Our Grocer dp:..n2i': h
larly well g oziizi
' - 50 11)5, Coi::;::y nr.uic !'.iy hrd,
Nice Couti try shojlders. ' .
' Al: park Ci.itry ,ausa, in lark.
If yon nidi 1 lVirir ! o.iVj toie m Uiforc having.
Wishes to announce th ;t
of C:nis. Cnnnin:? ()
, . v . . i.
want in tiie Hardware line
Call in to see us.
Just across th 1 street from
R. HOWARD "SMITH
. j will be at pur store again on
Monday and Tuesday, October 8th and Sth
lis hasbaed m iiVxz ro ja!.- -visits h?ro for a nuabar of years, nnd his
work la, the past, cpealcs forlL,c.!f.
Eye-Strain is 0.12 c u b).n !l 1:1 ev.153; .')? Hxi5'?, D iilaisi anJ
many Nervous l iV ; ;, .win 312.1 21:3 ;.p.p i ! fitfjd jb3i33 is tha oaly
remody. Dj.i': oj 112 3 ) ; i 1 I.' yjj jj. th.n t'.i :j r'i" ui yjj
hive 041" 4 a-!i .ui:.i'.' 1. ''.1 i .1 '.y i : -o a'.'.viyj hrj. . f
. Reasonable price?. i-.:-;ij;.r.;i:ctjr i'j
Kernember the D.ito. j . il.ij O.i y.
, " P. D -.ii', Plymouth, N. C.
if you believe i:i ' ' i
tect voir i'h'i
.FAMILY vvitii ; i v r
9 policy, and ou:sci ur.n
policy . V 1 1 . !.. . . 1
Reliable cn.np ;h Ja ...i
Off we: Blount Bldg.
- Fo tlie b;.t j-il j . I Western" s;:ij, fe Ro
anoke Milling Co. . ,
We have in stock a lew bags of good sjeJ rye atin at
tractive price. We a!sa have :i joo:l supply of crimson clo '
V-irissJ chit ein be '(vj rehired ia nuall quantities.. Ouf
prices on winter seed o its are most reasonable.
- See ijs.before'you buy elsevvb.ere, and learn if ouf
prices are not the bcot thar you have had.
. We also carry all kinds of feeds. Come and see us
when in need of horsff, cow or hog fted
' ROANOKE MILLING COMPANY.
i n r-
bend us i our jod. rnnting
and in order lo get a fewr of
better values than have been
..v especially invite, you to
j.' J'l" 1 '.; ; ::i 1 ti
(.' ':i gxv ) v .u :i j 1 jy
7'- '-s ""J
they Ijave an aiiple supplv
1 . .V.Jjr "HIVI U ) UU J-.l
- ' W:
The Washington Cjunty Bank
;.' e to pi o-
i ,U' 1'.
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V:r:-, Lllc A.
Plymouth, N. C.