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Met in Ullington Saturday To
Elect Delegate* Aod Trans
act Other Burine**
Tbe Democrats of the coonty Mk
their convention in the court house
In Lilllngton last Saturday, April IS.
There was s fairly good representa
tion from the various prerioets in
the county, including most of the
candidates who have announced these
selves to date.
Tbe meeting was called to order at
18 o’clock by Chaa. Rosa, who has
been the county chairman for the
past several years. In a fern brief re
marks Mr. Ross stated to the conven
tion the record of the party sines his
inauguration as chairman and the
progress that has been made along
educational lines in pdblic health
work, and the building nf good roads
and permanent bridges throughout
the county. This has been done Mr.
ROM taui. in KP'tc of u>* taU war,
the financial depression aad handi
cap the country b*« been laboring
under alnee the Republican party aa
dumed complete control of national
* When Mr Ron took hi* rent he
called to the chair Hon. H. L God
who rep ream ted the Biith die
tr'et in Congrem for fou't-en year*.
In hi* opening remark* Mr. Godwin
etnted that h> war gUd to *• 1. back
to If irrrtt again and par':>r.|.i>*o n
•• o Vir Democrc.tic love frut o s
privet# in the rack*. I *n. happy to
k* *t O- nn ocr*i, Mr. Goiiw n laid, bu
cr.ow 1 would bv eehitaeJ t> he any
thing elac. And after a brief eynop
»*»_.•*' of ll» record a* an office holder,
the apeaker stat'd that be vooM not
he a candidate "gain, "word* are 'n
adf u.itc to ezprrsa my appruciation
for the honor* that hare been bellow
ed upon me by my friends and borne
foDta," Mr. Godwin con tinned "aad
U U my desire now to help other* end
•*k nothing more.” , .
The speaker predicted that another
victory would be won in the election*
held, thin year. People are grearing
tired *f the Republican administra
tion gad are descending a
WIIlTKIc* n«tioiiaIUr4«4i<l,tO the
Democratic party in November was
the prediction of the temporary chair
At the dole of Mr. Godwin'a
speech, on motion of Mr. Koas the
temporary organisation was mads
The following resolution waa read
and adopted by convention:
Henorabla Dan Hugh McLean
honorable Thomas W. Haiviogtoo
Reeolwrt by the Democrats of Har
nett County In Convention Assam b
We pause In our deliberations to
day to express 0ar sorrow at Uia
loss of the comradeship of a number
of our loyal feUow democrats—eoo
apicioas among them being two of
oar moat trusted and beloved Isadora
Honorable Dan Mwh McLean and
Honorable Thomas W. Harrington.
While we mourn their lots, we re
member with gratitude their contri
butions to the cause of government
in our county and State. >
Kor half a century Harnett coun
ty's voice has been potent in the
Democratic Councils of the State
through the eloquent tongue of her
most distinguished ettisen — Dan
Hugh McLean. Within our own bor
ders we all recognise how he waa
forever oo the watch tuvrrr—a vigil
that never slept when his pasty’s su
premacy was at stake.
Than again, «• min the rental. Ba
ttle, philosophic nrirft of Thomas W.
Herrirsrton. Tha ercr loyal democra
cy of Rarbecoe will, we feet aura, re
main a tower of strength to that party
to whan their distlngaiehed *on para
each loyal aapport in the admlnlstra
tlre affairs of hla county and the
Irrigative halla of hla Btata.
W* rhcrieh thair memory.
The fallowing gentlemen ware
ranted aa an eaecutlro committeei
Andereon Creek- Hirers Ray.
Avcraoboro—O. P. Shell.
Barb ecus—H. D. Car** ran.
Buekhorn—J- R- Brawn.
Black Rlrer—C 8. Adania.
Duke—R. R Thomaa.
Grave—L. L. Lerlneeei.
Hactor's Crock—N. A. Smith
JohnnonrUlo—3 A. Darroch.
Lllllnittan—Dr. 3 W. Halford.
Warn’* Crook—F H. TayWr.
Stewart'* Creek—J- C. Byrd.
Upper little Dhror—*>• Ray.
The er motive committee met Im
mediately after tka adjournment of
tha eanraation bat defend *We
tlon of a chairman until after tha
fret Monday In May.
Tho faltowln* war* »elooted aa *
committee on platform and reaahr
Andereon Creak—1». C. kcW
Aretuharo—B. F. Yoaaf.
Barbecue—D. F. Harrlimten
Bnokhom—C. M. Blanchard
A DEBT OF $4*278,000
ThU M*«u Par Capita ladobCodaese
•* M7 »0—0w-|.tu'. ladebt
Wmhlugton, April 14—The census
bureau today published figures cot
ertag Use total and per capita grow
and net dSbt of cities haring a popu
lation of 46,000 to 60,000 In 1920,
theac figures including Charlotte and
Winston-Salem in North Carolina.
The total dabt of Wluiton-SaUm is
given as $4,278,000 as of May 1921,
comprising $3,009,000 funded and
floating dabt and 31.070,000 special
■SOS.amenta, with 3199,000 repre
senting all other ■ memento. This,
the census bareau says, means a per
I capita indebtedness ef $81.70.
Chring figures for Charlotte, the
census bureau says that the total in
debtedness of that city amounts to
9$, 141,800 represented by $2,762,
000 funded and floating debt, $132,
000 special assessments and $367,000
for all other purposes.
Harness your energy with common
Black River—S. U. Broadwell.
Data—J D. Harrington
Grave L. L. Levinson.
Hector’s Creek—H. 8. Hollowed
Johnson ville—D. P. McDonald.
Llltlagton—M. T. Spear*.
NeOl’i Crack—J. H. McAlister.
Stewart's Creak—J. B. Williams.
Utaar Little River—A. R. Saggs.
The following platform was gra
nted by the committee aad eras a
tad by —oUgRt
HARNETT COUNTY DEMOCRATIC
CONVENTION. APRIL IS. 1P2Z
Pint. We renew oar allegiance tr
the time-honored principles of oa
party, and pledge oar deration one)
again to that true conception of gev
eminent expressed in the ms urn of
our father*—"Eqaal rights to all—
apodal privileges to eon*."
Second. We deplara the tampor
MT.aehpea of oar national ideals of
ToOahty, Justice, and Liberty, so
ably proclmiaaad by that great apes
tie of applied Democracy—Wooden y
p.®? ** r*?^i
nadthe d Utre aai ng conditions thal
hav# followed, the greet works of
edaestion, public health, and good
roads hove not been allowed to lag
These foundations of oar permanent
ehrillaatien must he greet nr od.
Fourth. We commend our count;
government in that whereas crime
wave* have been ae prevalent in al
parts of the nation, that within oui
border* the law haa boa diligent!;
enforced; that while educational
work has been to laterrnpted hy wmi
and saboequent oconomie dlsteiban
cee, illiteracy has been dr crossed
within oar borders more than In any
of our neighboring counties, and
while oar system is fas from perfect
much substantial pro grew has been
made; that nsore good roads and
Sod bridges hav# been built within
t past sue yuan than in all the pre
vious year* of our history; that more
has boon dona than ever before in
the dissemination of information a
bout public health and presentable
diseases, and the ravages of typhoid
fever and diptheria have bean greatly
reduced, and that all this is reflected
in a lower death rats than ws have
Fifth. That we recognise that with
all of these expansions ad public ac
tivities increased revenue has been
required: that daring the period of
abnormal economic conditions
through which we have pawed It
would be mare thee human if some
ouneeaaaavy or uneconomic Items of
expenditure have net been added;
and we further recognise that doa to
the failure ed the National Republi
can party to permit Kx-pterfdant
Wilson’s program of peaceful reor
ganisation oc the world’s war-tom
conditions that our agricultural In
terests have been blighted end our
industrial life is stagnating, and that
under thaw conditions the present
taxation is burdensome to our peo
Therefore, w* direct that the coun
ty exeeutlr* committee ihall appoint
a ceaualtteo of After*—on* frem
eaeh precinct In the county—to ftr*
oameat atteation to the quaetlen ad
cxpeedHarae and taxation within out
county, and report t* aubeequeal
meeting ef thte convention, t* the
end that wo may wlaely pledge and
direct ear nominee* for the rarioni
coenty and legtalatlro office* to per
feet inch meenurea a* will effect or
ery econoeey conclatent with publk
aerrtcpi and twppleniont our direct
property lane* njth aaeh other aoor
ca* ef rerenu* ae may he found feat
Me, U the *nd that ear tortly pc***
*d agricaltonl poepmilee may b<
reUered until the blight of Nation a
Bapahtloaalem ha* peeeed from aa.
Short talki wore made by Boa. J
C. Clifford and other*. Mr*. Clifford
waa owaaknoaaly amlacaad by thi
i aa Baaewtt'e candidate (n
en the Stale platfora
ef O- P. Shell N am* d*
that all tra* Desecrate weak
k* bormttUd to attend the State een
| r “tie* hi Baleigh The red ay at dale
. meeting waa harm on km
| through*at and adjourned at lift
FUQUAY SPRIKSS ^
All D*jr Cdibrd :•« ii'enturod
Bjr Concert* by D j.-.o
Fuqua y Springs, Art < V—Carter
Monday—one of the '.«eo a>nune f«>
t»l day* in Fuquny Spriv.jf-, tho
Fourth of July beinn ;!•: o'hur—
drew thousands of pie flora all |
part* of this section today. Two base,
ball garnet, band concerts, n mm.-tip11
show, a dance and other fcatu.es'
holding th* attention of n bi„- r.’cjwd I
from early mornl i* unr'd evil into
the night. Mary of tor dry's vlxitors!
Were from Raleigh.
The haaoball mseum held tbo con
ter of the stage il qinj; the i’jy, with
tha Dunn coaerrt band a' ar. ntldod I
attraction. The Ftniuey S. linen team I
closed the Raster Monday program I
victorious. <le'eating the A vex dir.- I
mond want ora in th- raoyi'-g l;y
a (core of 8 to .1 and nosl-ij out a
6 to 4 victory over East Du-ham in
Uie afternoon. Thf IK cm ■'# alfoir
waa the local’s from !hc dart, and
they were in no danger of being de
But the afternoon enrcg- nj.-.t war
a different «tory Tu Eaii Itptiiaer
aggregation got oral to £l>l Jones'
offering* oarljr and at »V en.! ,i* Die
tr-eond frame lia<l pled up i lead ol
four rum to nom for ihc ion-rle Mt
Culre, tho Ear*. Tturhan -mutbpa-jr,
had the Kuqoay outfit retina from
hi* hand for five framer, rot allow
'•t a ainrde safety. In thr sixth, h.nr
evar, t e local* pot next to his Je
llrery and when the dust di.,1 >iown
the score was 4 to 4, the oru rs-n
tying the count being thr n cult o'
Pitcher Jones' hit. Mr. Jones' who
tightened up and held the Must Du>'
ham team helpless for the -vmainde"
of the game, brought in the •* -icing
run ih«4he eighth with anu.her
The Dunn concert
bbUMar at# -TOt "B#gItovw^
and it proved oBe of vhe beat attrac
tiona of ;t* kind Men here ii; ntoiiy
yta.f With experienced ente.taincc*
n the rant, the muaiciana gave an ex
hibition that for comedy and"musical
feature* and specialties was hard to
Following the show a dance vn*
given in the pavilion «t the spring.
The members of the Ihtnn bund acair
thowrd tlur'.r versatility al eniertitiii
mml by making op a.i orchestra
which furnished the r.vu.-ic for Ihe
Itc cream, col'I drink and H no
"Cards did a thviviag busitu-vs, wU le
many vititing grouns boof.nl their
own picnic dinner*.
$4,000,000 A DAY IS
BEING SAVED BY U. S.
Senator Willi* Claims 9100.000,000
Five Times Over Has Been
Savad in a Sin ale Yner.
New York, April 14.—Appicntion
, of bnsincM methods to the various
. department* of the federal govern
ment* has rrxallvd in a saving of
| more than S4,000,000 n day. S.-uutor
, Frank B. Willi*, of Ohio, stiu'ed In
an aitdrss* at the annual dinner of
tho American Paper ami Palp anno
I elation. 1
Kora (ravine** in government i*
getting rceult*." he »«!d. “When nn
eminent political leader Mill a few
veal* ago that $*(10,0(10,000 per year
could be cut from federal expense*
without injury to (he torvhe. he wue
looked upon a* a doctrinaire and
tbeoriat, yet the application of ju*l
plain boatncia acn«- »urh »s you u*e
•a your own affair*, ha* brought a
•aying of public 'urnI* live time*
»200.<>00,0«l> In 19 month*. Oneerii
merj can help bu*in<*< wmr. bui
Vualneni can help government more."
Senator Willi* told Ute manufac
turer* that If the pulp and paper
huatnoia “U purmlltcil to become nm
huletory. It will walk dear out o'
the eoautry and acroen into Canada.'’
“Wc moot keep it at homo where It
belong*” bo added, ”«o far a* econo
mically poaeibtc. Canada la a vigor
one, friendly lumpebito-. glia con
| produce moehonlral pulp 91 prr cent
lemur and chemical pulp 19 per cent
tower than It ean be produced hurt.
i Didn't ~SoTiiaWt
Be had a little rnhhagn patch.
Hit neighbor* hxd mjihu rbicheua,
1 The ©nljr thing that both could niie
Wa* bloc W««*« und tho diekene.
Tho vital and telling piiraart rola
l ed day by day are aoon incorporated
> Into otaagnage. — Ukhmoud (Va.)
i.i jji« act ot'i
h-ti* af u “
~l tls~ Pxa#
!u fate# ai
UlTtiril ovWt Ip
A tlie rojat
t tthc mart S
vhvnav *n Imu boon hi
■i sated, aftd o#
■ so e» _ osoUiinc for
-urdiUciu in tha tha Soath-,
nrai'. hava par era* over
%(t di.actor a/
H man than rompmfauh W 41 >
■ailing moisture. Wf,t U a faallwf
hat agrtco'it ire prospects have never
bren so food In yean becaasa af ths
osolstore and la aactloai where there
bat been a scarcity o' rala for the
'nat two years the outlook Is feed
sttd farmers are math encouraged.*’
The lerjjrr bar.ks throughout the
Went, lie awerted, report conditions
much improved, hut the smaller
Vsalts arc dependent on the outcome
if the yi^gr's harvest. Farmers arill
'■■t able, he added, to produce the
cheapest crop tn years, at there it a
-ntlsfoclory enpply ef labor in evi
Iopco sriili increased efficiency.
The tray up power of the farmers,
\ir. Mcyrr us.sertdd, will be Somewhat
-cetrWcd this year aa they are buy
v-g only necessities. .
Improvement in the com belt, he
aid, is lefloeteil in the advertising
•i newepspera and farm journals. In
.hr Northweit cattle, eeuntry ha said
ic found evidence at Increased bay
Hr. Meyer said it »»* too tarty to
ixtlcatc rotten pruagarte for tho com
ing year, although the remainder ef
law years' crop It being moved la
SP orderly manner. Some railroad
onetrurtinn. he rieelared, It starting
>p in the Sonthwadt for ‘ the ftrat
time in fiv« years, and a moderate
>oi nniinn morion) or nswis-seck
rt to the BoothwsstJma bogaa.
Mr. Meyer .nnonnid that far the
■art three weeks'
broken tht back
:ne In the
BANKERS TO HEAR
Sana tor Dial Amd Cn«M
Soay Aaaaa# Spaalcara For
Prominent soakers at tho aaaaaJ
convention of the North CaroUaa
Bankori* Aaaedatioa to ha bald at
Pinehurst April M, U, will iadadn
Senator Dial, of Booth Carolina; Wal
ter W. Head, of Omaha, Nob., vtee
proaidoot of the American Bank are'
oaaoelauon; Georyc i. Seay, governor
*C the Richmond Tadaral Reaorve
Bank, aad Oliver J. Banda, yvoarai
mann*er of the Toboeeo Co-operative
The convention win be celled to
order at 11 o'clock on the monitor
of April Mth at the Careiisa Haul,
and the add rax af welcome wiO ha
■•4* by Hon. Robert N. Pay*, preei
dont of the Citlacn* Bamk and Trust
Company at Southampton*. Tim re
**x>na* will be made by T. A. Avals,
of Rocky Mount. C. C. Kirkpatrick,
of NcwBera, will deliver on addrooi
oa "Haw Ta Make North Carolina
'"P c. r. Hurt, of New Y*tfc
CHy, »01 deliver u addreaa at the
On the Mend day Maim. Sanda
“d *«> win apeak and J, W.
Vaughn, of Carfareville, da., win dto
naaa the Hreataeh iadactry. Senator
Dial aad Mr. Haad win peek am tha
‘hird day ad tha ceovemtWc which
wlQ clove with a hwaiaaca aaaalaa la
Tha Ptnahant managed ant ha^
wada apodal proviaion for entertain
a* tha vMten. There wfll ha gplf
every day racaa aad dear tag la tha
averaiag. a feature ad tha auatk«
vtU ha ahaatiag exhlbltiona by Miaa
• K. M. Damay, of Veahlagtaa, M.
C-, la pawMdaart of tha luachdoa.
»»d Alta T. Bowler. «f Walalgh. la
tdclpfcia, the noted but expert, will
ter tonally he at the laTiyitto Hotel
tad wtU remain la Fayetteville Pri
tejr only, April tltfc. Mr. Seeley aaya:]
"TH* Sperms tie Shield wit sot only
retain any eaaa of raptare perfectly, I
Hat contract* tha opening la IS lays
» tea average case. Being a rut
sdvaneemtat over all farmer metb
xla—exemplifying install tan aoua af
fects Immediately apprcascbls and
withrtanding any strain or poaMaa
■o matter tha rise er location. Largo
■yr difficult caeca, er iacisdenal rap
tares (following apermtioas) apeeinl
y solicited. This Instrument rarehrad
he only asrard in England and ta
Spain predating reealte without sarg
ety, injections medical treatments
rr prescriptions. Mr. flaaley has de
tumente from the United State Oee
:rnm*nts, Washington, D. C., for In
spection. He will be glad ta deartn
'trate without charge or fit them U
desired. Business demand* prevent
■topping at any ether place in this
P. L—Ifsry statement ta Ihia no
tice has been verified befave the Pad
real nad State CBaste-F. H. Seeley.
Heme Office, 117 Me. Dearborn St.,
LIULIMGTON HIGH SCHOOL
BEGIN EXERCISES NEXT WEEK
Preliminary to th* *p*«lng at th*
ewnBtnwwt rimi at Ullington
High School, Mia C**p*nlng't muk
pupil* will III th* program for sol
we*k- On (Mart Wodncaday. th* ISth
MU*** Bate Lang and Anal* la*
Champion will grip a recital, gad
wOl bo awtotod by MU* Gtadyi Son
tor. Th* hoar to S o'clock In th* n»
tag. On n«gt Friday the Slot, win
oec«r th* utaaol concert by th* aw
Thntaday night, April 17th, **v*ral
at th* tower grad** win held r**r
Friday night, April OTth. th* dM
j«m*tlim **gt*»t win b* h*M.
Th* hoc*atanie*to mmoa wtO b*
pr***b*d Sanday morning. April M.
’ On M*nd*y night. May Id, th*
motor clam ncrct*** will toko
Tnmday night, th* (torn ploy. -No
thing ®*t th* Tenth," -in bring th*
aaaaam to a ctoo*. ItnrncU Ooemty
- —- — — -
“Shall 1 go o**r th* top?" Mfcad
(h* -talhathr* bother, pairing bto
a a. a *-aa
w over," iB*nmid th* emery cerio
mar—Th* Treed*/'* S*o**n.
Fact Smith. Ark.. April 14.—Gf
forte *f Fan laritt angaaaa to par
form an opantten an the brnln of
Ma Eeliager, aha died ytrittdap at
a hospital a/tar Beady law yaara ad
tivaa ad Salinger took*charge ad the
body and refoeed to great tola per
Therefore, what actually raaaal
the raeord-hreaUag daap ad Ptot^ii
*iU never ha definitely ha awn.
It waa retreated today that Mia
f*r daring his laag parted ad dum
ber sever teat the teetiaet to aeaapi
food. Hie lip* opened dlghtly the
memrnt liquid* ef food rate* ware
placed to tfca« and thte wne vtrta
ally the oaly riga ad V*.
ttea to i£?o?'£L'£r
Lillis ftoa, wfc
hi* friends hi
enter the race far lolicHar in tM*
district (fearth jadieiaJ), kn stated
to Iks New* that he has dsdakety
decided, after das mi d*lttrrrtT
ssnrlfprstisn, not a make a* sec*.
H* e**nr*sss appreciation te Me
frieads for their eeerteey.
C. Is William*, attorney at Ism
ford, b being afgad ** a candidate
hr Lee court? eaten and it ha* bean
definitely stated Vjf Mr. WiUlaaM that
he can ha dap ceded area to amke
the race again* W. D. War of Chat
haas, who ha* held the sMoa far ahaat
tan rear*. Mr. Williams has a nasahar
of fstand* « Harnett. He was her*
Wadaaada?'and apon a riatt te The
Maws slst ho faro sot the lafonan
nt he weald ho saia to maht
M Jtu 1 for. solicitor of tha Will
At o candidate far tho otete am at a j
(a a district with aa anraMahf
BapdbBcaa majority, ho twice male
the campaign for the Domooratio par
ty ia Leo, Harnett, J phaeton aad
Sasapsea comities, roraing ahead af
the ticket ia Lea eaoaty aad Mae
mlag down tha awOerity la tha dic
trict f close that tha DoaaoaroH
thaaght earioaaly af i nntaatlag ft
lilt He then fia^AigM
at gnat saertdle* af tima aad man ay.
going whetosei aad whenever railed
hy hie party, aad ia an degaaat aad
“Tha ware of crime teat has keen
yiwdlBf ever tea stela ia aaaaat
month* makes it imperative that ear
solicitor ha elected from tea ahlsot
cad heat lawyers m have. Mr. Wit
Mams. who is a grad ant* ad tea state
university, has kaaa practicing hem
ten years aad it rerngidtid as ant
of tea ahteat attorney* ia tha district.
Ha is a rigarawa aad eggreattva Mall
lawyer. Tha iatersats ad the state ia
iqgnteiC crime weald he wall tak
en cars af ia Wa hands.
"Tha iaemnbent, Mr. Mlar. haa
held this adtes ten year*, many think
Vang anoegti. and It ia time far a aaw
mt to* mtSS
■ • ■
\ viih wr n4 tkt 1
wnth U Utoly to !
Hif ton to April M, <
Vow Tto Mitot it
t«tk. Thtre U talk of
Mttoa to to taaAanA to
toto tot to um qnrton it to mot
tot tom ton will to my
»*«•. ttotoM toon to flutter wmmk
Mtoy to tto pot toil to tto fator
or of tto tooth.