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'I be iiiVKm »>ricc of sweets ha*
I HU Sitka reembhiuc of “ nonual
Elections held so far this rear
tend to indicate a Democratic
The unusual has happened. A
Georgia mob failed in an attempt
hi I inch a negro.
Latest reports from Washington
wnH indicate that the Govero
•netit is taking a vacation.
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After reiding the late new* from
China ami Itcly. we are satisfied
in the comer where we are.
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And finally Asa G. Candler h*«
taken anto himself a wife. His
bride is a 35-year-old stenographer.
W e have been led to believe that
living a count)- commissioner in
f Rockingham county fc* no “pic"
nou mat jotm ij. nu matte an
other donation tn charity, it is Stee
ly that the price of gasoline may
take a hide rise.
Time was when the chief con
cern of the cotton-grower was the
price, but times haw changed, ami
now the chief concern is the boll
Bank officials sometimes show
poor judgment. For an example,
(he Idler in a Rocky Mount bank
look only S4.000 before he ab
And, now Henry deposes and
sap* that he does not want to be
*- FrtflMMt «f «M tilted States.
Another case of the office hunting
•he man. we take It.
During the past week Henry
Ford has nipped two rumors in the
hud. lie denies emphatically that
he is a member of the Ku Klin
Klan. ami at the same time denies
that h« is a candidate for president.
S<>, that’s that.
Notwithstanding the fact tliat
the political atmosphere is subject
to abrupt dwgu, oar pndktioa
is tliat Judge John H. Kerr, ot
Warren too, will be the I lemorralic
nommee for the scat in Congress
made vacant by tlic death of Cliikle
Kitchhi. It was Judge Kerr and
hit supporters who wanted to fol
low up llw primary plan for arm
mating the Democratic cadnidaie.
That was the plan adopted, and tlic
primacy will he hdd on (setober o.
in o '.'Jtr wort.*, reports from the
Rocky Mount mcetinv would i<£
cate I'm the Kerr forces Joorinat
rd. warm campaign is |<Toait*ed,
. I art our guess is that Judge Kerr
••ill I • the inan.
It xmars to us that minister*
like the U«\. Cawthnn. who make it
a point tn champion the interests of
the Ku KJux Klan. have more faith
in he “ invisibV empire ” than they
have m the church. We note that
one minister in upholding the Klan
JsAnia* in 1- - * — x. - - « ft- _ M
devil organisation. The church »
»uppo*cd to be the tame, but b it
- reasonable to expect more from an
oigMitwion that dots Us work in
the dark than from the church ? The
mission ol the church should be to
fifthr sin and the devil, but the pol
icy of the church is to light their
in the open and not behind
rfabnl -*-TT—if anrfir aiasln The
church may fall short of Us oii*
MOn, but we have no patience with
a preacher who would shift the bur
den of that minion from the church
In an ’ vivrifibtf empire'
Granting that all preaahais are
0mA. wane of them arc worth more ,
ta a town or community than oth- ,
era There ta a place m the com- i
mrnMr life which a minister uf the
(Mptf akmc can UL II he fails to
nil tan < Jace. than the town or com- ,
munNy -offer*, tint what we start
•damhr spy ia, that l>wm is Mened
with mWitri of the better kind. ,
***** Hie various churches m
Hums-are wideawake and pro- .
—» kw in did town and
»•• • "Me. The chunk- I
« of Owno and dMr anew, would
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Where is the man who said thisi
a* to be a year without a sum- i
er? He i* * liy. I
Tha Half HaMay
The manager of a local store sur
est* that we advocate a half-hol
av each week for the store csa
•oyees in Derm during the
ot summer months. This plan is
arvied out in many of the towns
nd cities, and we believe tint >t
rank! be a fine and fitting plan for
he mere hauls of Duhn to adopt,
the idea suggested if for all the
ocal stores to close during ooc af
eroocn each week in order that the
wleamen and salesladies might have
k half-slay of. It is our opinion
that nothing in the way of talcs
would he hut. providing all the
Motes close, amt at the same time
tuch an arrangement would give to
those who are cooped up inside the
•tores six days each week a chance
to get out in the open for recrea
tion. It would prove a blessing to
rhe clerks and lose nothing for the
TAR HEEL WOMAN IS
GIVEN SIGNAL HONOR
Ft»M Wmmmm FhgvWu Iw Awt»w
•* T. Dm, with The Cm it
Washington. June 17.— North
Carolina* is to have the only woman
physician for Cua»t Guard duty, so
fmr aa U tnn...n Pmw.s P__1 _
orda telling of no other woman be
ing assigned to such duty. This
woman is Dr. RUnch N. Epkr, re
ading at Hatteras, Dare count v.
the announcement being made that
Dr. Epter ha* been appointed by
die United State* Public Health
Scnncc at a contract physician to
furnish professional service.' t->
Coast Guard stations Numbers IS!
to 185, inclusive. It is stated I y rite
Public Health Service, in announc
ing the appointment, that " Dr. Ep
l*r was chosen for the work after
she had proved that she was fitted
In meet the requirements of the
port and had been recommended for
the duty by the local district Super
intendent of the Coast Guard”
Telling of this woman physician
of North Carolina being called into
a service not hitherto assigned ir
women, the Public Htilth Service,
in its announcement of the .vpp'vnt
“ Dr. Epler is engaged in private
practice among the inhabitants of
this somewhat isolated and exposed
region. She will be prepared to re
spond at any time, day or night, to
calls arising out of any serious acci
dents happening to Coast Guards
men in the course of their arduous
tasks, .She will also conduct the
risnaf and other physical examina
tions of applicants for admission to
'he Coast Guard Service at the sta
tions under her medical supervis
— Edward H. Britton in Ral
eigh News and Observer.
HENRY FORD HOSPITAL
treats SOLDIERS FREE
Disabled world war veterans of
Michigan have welcomed the offer
recently made by the Henry Ford
Hospital and already more Ilian fif
ty are undergoing treatment at the
AH of the veterans are admitted
in the *ame manner as private pa
tients and are treated on exactly
the same basis. They are entitled
to and receive the same quality of
service and are distributed in the
various units In tint hospital accord
iigto the availability of rooms.
The first thought was to open a
special unit for these men, but the
hospital officials on consideration
felt the men would he better satis
fied if they were distributed
throughout th« ItfMpital with ib<
other patients, and accordingly thin
plan was carried out.
Arrangement* few opening the
hospital services free of sny charge
to all disabled veterans of Michigan
needing treatment were made a few
*7*** ■*» <» "Kcting between Al
vin M. Owsley, National Com
mander of the American Lemon
Henry Ford, Edsd B. Ford, presi
i»enf of the Ford Motor Coinptuiy,
sod Dr. Harfcness. State Command
er of the American Legion.
The arrangements for the care
if the disabled veterans continue
in effect until Drcenber 31, 1923.
If at that time Comp-ess has not
paased necessary k-gidadou to if
ford hoflpvtafixation of fx-Hrrice
men, the matter will conic ap tor
further dtecitssion and ihe agree -
sient renewed for another ileiiuitr
The ex service men are admitted
VVelfare Office of the American Le
(mu m Detroit.
Another arrangement clan has
** effected between the Legion
md tlw Henry Ford Hospital
►hereby in extreme cases of desti
ne f amides of former service men
he treated when drug
*•* by the region oflfcr.
aivgff f iiMoo roii~
.. WUTHW MAKIB
■ m2anr°H‘v/"2? **•- - A gift Of
V**» to be distribatnd among
JU^Omo^io promote ihejMeof
» aff Mrtinrw o1 the country
aiwtti. TTfSyJ^* *"
IT THE CHURCHES;
Py*k fhrjiii,, (^WL||
Rev. O. T. Mattox, Pastor
Hible School ..Sunday,9:43 a. in.
Preaching-Sunday, 11 KX) a. m.
Special music by Mrs. Holliday
•®d Mr. Ftanoigan. of Rarmville
Al members are requested to be
present. A specie! sermon for the
Preaching -Sunday, 8: 00 p. m. 1
Christian Endeavor So
ciety - Monday. 8:00 p. m.
Miil-week Service, Wed
nesday -8:00 p ni.
* You anf cordially invited to all
of these services.
First Baptist CwTh
». v. r. v. imstaluatiox skmvick.
Sunday Night, June 24, 8 O'clock
Selection—B. Y. P. U. choir:
Prayer: Jatu*> A. Taylor
Offertory: Solo, R. l„. Denning
Remarks: Pastor E. N. Johnson:
1. Senior Union’s Qiarge.
2. Intermediate Union’s Charge.
3. Junior Union’s Charge.
Pastor's Charge: Rev. E. N. i
The public is cordially invited.
B. Y. P. U. Program
Monday Night. June 25. 1923.
Topic: Missionary meeting. For
Introduction: By Rev. E. N.
Bible Reading: By Mis* Mvrtie
Pope —ilatt. 28:16-20.
Duct: By R. T„ Denning and E.
Part 1 — Our Sixteen Mission
Fields, Mis* Viola McNeill.
Part 2 — How Distance Has
Been Practically Done Away With,
Mias Eva Strickland
Part 3 —To the Uttermost Part
Racially. Miss Clcta Naylor.
Part 4—The Cost of Going to
the Uttermost Part, Mrs. K. L.
Solo: Mr. Henry Jackson (sax
Part S — The Wealth of the
Southern Baptist*, Mias Gertrude
Part 6 — Giving Ourselves “Un
to the Uttermost Part,” Miss Flor
Part 7 —My Part in " The Ut
termost Part,” Perry Godwin.
Male Quartet: R. I.. Denning, M.
M. Jerntgan, E. M. Slaughter Ju
Piano Solo: Mis* Eleanor flap
tienti who could be treated with in
sulin and to leach physicians proper
methods of employing insulin in the
treatment of diabetes
ilea Who Uft HU Wife Shot
To Dearth By Jealo.i.
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Impelled byj a fit of je-lou ,a^
Maxguct W*d shot D?.vid V- •
aim through a he heart s few nth:
Jtes after 4 f*cluck Stmdov morn
mg ol Ihe hoane of Mrs W. M.
Stow*. 512 West Eleventh street
ay* the Charlotte Observer. The
man was dead when the i«ollre ar
rived and found the woman hold
mg his head in her lap and weep
. A* the cohmer's im|Ue>t held
Sunday afternoon at the funenil es
tablishment' of Z. A. Hovi* «ml
Son. a jury impanelled by Coroner
Prank Hovis returned a verdict
hat " David ^Villiams came to his
hath as a result of a gunshot
wound at the hands of Margaret
Ward,” the defendant being held
without bond being set.
noin pnnapais in uie tragedy
ire said to have worked at thr Sa
rona nulla JIe was 33 year* old
ind she about the same age.
the Ward woman waiting in the
hall and asking that the police hr
called. W’ilKojms is said to have
declared before he died that ’* yon
killed me, but it’s all niv fault."
:*• • n=let from a 32-caliber pistol
•truck him under the arm, prob
•*>»' *i riking the heart.
Evideticc was presented at the
hearing by Mrs. Mots,
'icr laughter tuid two of the room
«r*. Mrs. Moss declared she was
-ferried to have been fired on the
'.merit, and that she called to Mar
garet Ward, who responded that
die had shot Williams.
The dead roan came here from
Gastonia several months ago. His
widow and 11-year-old soo, Rob
ert Williams, live at Gastonia, and
came over to Charlotte during the
day to arrange for the disposal of
the body. Mrs Williams said that
her husband had left home six or
seven months ago .and that she
did not know where be had gone.
He had been living at 512 West
Eleventh street tor about five
A good feed ration brought the
production of 60 Sens from 16 egfs
per day to 30 eggs par day, reports
County Agent R. A Reeves of Pitt
ompt Service V
Day or Night Phone No. 16
MEN BETWEEN 30 and 40
•re on the average at their highest earning
That la the time to set aside a part of
the declining years.
To often they hope fa/ borne stroke to
make up for money they/ight have as' be
disappointed. Or they Apect greater er
which fails to come. »
Those who know tM that the second half of life is
better than the^Crst'Af it ia not spent in penury. In
vouth joys are kAn lit disappointments are also sharp
and many. Ago muAveaken the body but the mind U
*» keen as beforl Ad stronger with acquired knowl
edge and experielA.
Provide for yoM declining yean by patting aside
some of your earnmgs in this strong safe bank.
The Commercial Bank
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Z. V. Snipe*, Dunn|
I LET US BE your ^UTO DOCTOR
. We back our a guarantee and
■F JV\ our charges are . We do general
r \ repair work and Charging. We also
^L/ y sell Auto gasoline and oils.
<—y for $1.00 each;
ed for $1.25.
R YOUR TIRES
JOE P. sM tH GARAGE
E. V. Caiaey old il on eom«r opposite Potlofiee
MR. GINN ||
Do not wait until you dr* ready to gm before looking
over your gins and othe# machinery. Get everything in II
first class shape. I
We are headquarter/for repairs—Boiler and Smoke
Stack Work—we hmlfirst-class boilermaker.
ELECTMC ARC WELDING
Hoe Mill Sttt and accessories. Large stock mill sup
plies, pipe sbeftmg, pulleys, babbitt, metals, etc.
IT IS A PLEASURE TO SERVE YOU
The Jno. A. McKay Mfg. Co, II
DUNN* —NORTH CAROLINA
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