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THE DflNH DBPATCH
With the death of Major W.
•A. Graham, State Commtarlon
er of Agriculture, a life of eer
▼iee to th« State ended. Major
Graham played aa important
part ia the progress made ia
north Carolina dorian the peat
half ceatpry. He loved the agit
1 enltaral clam aad was ever on
the alert la their interest la
his peering the farmers of
North CaroHna lost a true
President Coolidge. Henry
Ford settled the annoying ques
tion, “la he a Democrat or a
Republican?" He nt least talks
tike a Republican.
The Hamlet jeweler who
eloped with a minister's wife
can now be clamed aa the man
who robbed a preacher.
The blbodhonnd has again
demonstrated his ability aa a
man trailer. In Davidson coun
ty dogs brought Into use run
down n negro who had attack
ed a merchant and his wife
In an attempt nt robbery. A
bullet wound in the negroe’s
head, inflicted by the white
man ha attacked, proved that
tha dogs did not lie in this par
New Year resolutions are
now in order. Make them so
ttroag that they will not break.
A glance at the Roxboro
Courier and the State dailies
reminds os that an election
•alley doesn't want to bo gov
armor of North Carolina, he al
ee wishes to relieve A. W. Mc
Lean of the burden.
Ban-tag a very few days. De
cember has been as plsasaat as
AN IDEAL CHRISTMAS
Not in years, if ever, has a
Christmas boon observed in a
more aafo and aaaa manner in
• and around Dana than that of
- tbs ysar IMS. While the spirit
of the season was very much
in evideoc and Sants Clans
was at his beat, tha day teemed
mere like a Sunday that like
the usual Christmas. There was
very little evidence of intoxi
cating beverages hereabouts
aod y*t a good time waa had
Tha manner in which Christ
mas was observed here this
year was in hasping with the
origin of the world-wide holi
day—the birth of the Prince of
Peace. In a communication
published elsewhere in today's
paper n darkey at the ante
bellunt type comma de the peo
ple of th town for th# manner
in which tha day wae efcbrat
mL The people of thla section
have made a pood start to
wards the proper celebration of
the birth of a world’* Sarlouk
aad It la to be hoped that the
Creator pleasure derived from
the axprimcnt wflU load them
to follow It up as the yean
AN UNUSUAL YEAN
Before the scat leeoe o^Tke
Diepatch I* printed the year
IMS win b# peat history and a
now yoar will bars boon sober
ed la. Th# yoar which lo mow
scarf iif He odd he* boon uao
Malta aooi .to the people of
North Caro Baa, aad oopodaDy
to th* agricultural class. Th*
cotton aad tobacco grower* of
the BUM have boo* Atabfr
btaoood this yoar—blamed with
bath pod crop# aad high pri
eon. Vary law yean hev* boo*
M goaorouo to th* faraMCs.
UaaoBy whoa good crop* of
•d fta price i* low^Thoaloo!
U might be stated that the
bleating* brought by tha year
soan to pass into history cams
at a most opportune time. The
farmers and business men gen
erally had been carrying a'bur
densome load dace the “crash"
af 1080 ud the good
crape and high prices
together served to lighten the
burden. To me the expression
of one farmer, it hag pat many
people back on their feat.
While it is impossible to
foretell what die now year
hold* in store, it is not likely
dust It will be so generous in
blessings as was 1088. Wt
would not Uks to be classed as
a peasImlat, but wa would wan
tha farmers against taking toe
great a chance as a result oi
the good cotton crop produced
this year. Again we would
urge tog Importance of plant
ing plenty of seres In food and
food crops to supply the home
and farm. The farmer who doe*
this is fortifying himself
against the worst if it comes.
The fanner who does not i*
gambling with all the odd?
IS POETEAYBD IN
TH* PEEFECT GIFT
(Continued from page 1)
<h« boaudful <»nn( rntidsd. “Why
the Chimes Easy, or the Perfect
The cam vac made up at thlrtj
Eva of the youny people of tbia
church, assisted by the regular choir
end atoo by the Doan orchestra.
■n>c plot of tbs story, a beautiful
and touching oae. was well wovkod
eua hy the varteos characters. In an
sack* old-world church, there had
teag been a legsed that whenever a
perfect gift was ofeiud to the
Christ-chUd, the Chiracs would ring
of thenwehrus. A poor wood-cutter,
who lived aoar tbs beautiful church,
was anxious to attend the Chrfstmm
•wther where gifts, many and cest
If would be adfsrsd to Jesus, but at
the last moment, an eld woman,
beared with age and hanger and eeid.
eaate te the hut steldag Aelter. The
aehle wood cutter resigned the Joy
of the Christmas celebration to re
main at home ts minister to the old
Measudtilc they see in vision the
hrflUerrt service is the church where
amid tho OuMag of many candtss,
and" the gorgeous decoration for the
■■*•7 gifts are offered on
the rich end splendid altar far the
Tfcrtrtlg «& wisdom Ind tESSr
tiutsarers and women with nstt snd
■•*>«*» *ff«r tbpir casket* of price
lorn jewels, but the chimes do not
ring, end though the King cooes in
hlc royal rebst, sad offers the very
crown from his stately brow, Will the
tkimta remain mote, end silent, anil
Than the poor wood-chopper at last
aakas Ms offering which consists
only of his services to the poor and
lowly. Instantly the dames ring oat
i» a bam of ms tody their silver
sates declaring to the listening world
that the Perfect Gift Is the offering
of service and seif. Taming ia as
toaiaiDsaat to to* old dams, the
■"®«i-eetter aow sec* htr haggard
fate and boat farm -tamed into the
ftsaiiag and resplendent beauty of
so Angel of Tight; whose partying
bonodietioa is the Nested words
»»o*od from the Master's asm
Upoi ''Ibaamadi as yo have "dona 11
sate one of the (cost of these my
brethren, ye have done- it ante Me."
The enters pngs ant was a most
beatrilfol and thrilling spectacle.
■»«h para was well rendered, and
*o«bt to be mtatioaod separately.
“d (pact forbids this, we
"*■* “dd that the iuperaomaHow of
the character of-UkUe “Jteen“ wee
"Hit aad dear.
^*d*l ndt for the eaeetw ef
•ho oroala* Is de, to Mias Jaalo
*•«*. and te Mia Sail!* Naylor end
to Knars aad Meadaaua DednlK* and
Aad eortaialy the Joy ef tho octae
ioa was yroaOy enhanced hy the boau
ttfd caeaert hy the orchestra of ea
"•d m*d rlatalet) nmalc before toe
ftatt* of the eg ruin.
lha whole wee a sweet end Iaotinp
m<—Cl. Aad as the world
ie aphfWd hy the Christina* spirit,
m oor hearts were uplifted and Mir
**■*• wore thrilled hy dea .too*.
|J»c« ——«« of this hoMMfol
fox maws urs
tub in raisoN
M** *» foa nor her ami
(By WADK H. LUCAS)
Dak*, Dee. X6.—With a varied pro
gram, eearietlng of mltaUtu aa
the »*»**«* ot Chriatmae earote, th
Community Chriatmae tm iukih
'•*>* off aa waa planned last Mon
day afternoon fat trio Brute park. Ui
>*f the beautifully decanted tree a
A totting, ike young children tan)
the beautiful carota and recited ee
lection* appropriate to the rrreeinr
Mr*. Byere and Mia. Tlttnghin. wb
had the uirtiaa in charge are t
be commended for the program aUel
waa ear of the men delightful an.
enteriaiaiag that Ua ever been give
Nothing haa occurred here lhl
weak to mar the Chriataue a*aeon
neither haa there bean any dieted
anca noticeable. Everyone mama t
havo enjoyed the day la a moat ill
ting way, that it obaorrteg it in th
right manner. The aplrt of Chriatma
t«Tiou in wdb spring am
raearviag of gifts of various kind.
Ail the stores observed tbs day fa;
closing for the greotor portion o
tha day, giving tha clerics s rest frao
tha unusually heavy pre-holiday trad
which the (tares sapsriancsd.
The local Bank at Harnett gsv
away more than two bitten* of Ger
man mark* to its friend* as Christ
mas gilts. Each * return er of the In
ititutiec, was presented with a hun
drad thousand mark not#—now wort]
shoot one coot in esc huge, to
whkh was near *10,000 hi 1»U. fa
presenting this memento of tha past
Mr. Hicks said: "I wish it were mors
bat perhaps K will go op in vmlta
some day and be worth something
although 1 doubt ft." However, ttw
mark Is a wiuvenlr and the owners o
the thousand* of them bare Intend u
keep them as such.
Mr. and Mbs. C. H. Miilsr aoc
daughter. Jean, an spending the hoi
Way* with relative* In North WWW
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Boat and chil
dren, arc rltWng relatives in Salk
bury and other points daring the hoi
M4M (lBltnifio Unrowv w^m U a*.
Uodln* >ci>o erf la Chester, P*. k
spending tha hoHdgya hera with hat
father, /. M. Morgan.
Him Whitney Beit, student at St
Mary's school, Salalgfc, b spending
the holiday* here with her parents,
Dr. and Mrs W. P. Bok. ,
Mb* Sarah Baikov af ^.i-*■
W. P. Holt, Jr., atodant at the or.i
raraity U ip*nding tha holiday, hare
with hb parent*, Dr. and Mr*. W. P.
Kba Mary McKay. Mode* at Flora
Macdonald college. Sad Springs, Ik
spending the holiday* her* with htr
Parent*, Mr. and Mr* P. M. McKay.
Mr*. G. C White and daughter, of
Tcxai, are tpeodiag the holiday* here
with her aiater, Mr* O. B. Simpson.
Mr. and Mr* Daugald r unpin II
and daughter, Kathryn, af Chaster.
P*.. are Waking Mr. J. M. Morgan
amt family daring the hotxby*
Mr. and Mr* X. V. Brannock and
child rah an Writing relative* near
Burlington doling the holiday*.
Mia* Loube Caddie, Undent at Car
#Una college, Maxtor., I* spending tha
holidays with her parents, Mr. and
Mr*. K. C. Gaddle. 0
’■ Jo** D. Cats*, atodervt of Oak
Side* ioatknu, b spaadiag tha holi
days with hi* parents, Mr. and Ms*
R. C. Cate*.
C. 9. licks and Charles Dahlgren,
af tha Bank af Harnett agent Cfcriw
mjs with relariva. in WHnrlngton.
Dunn Route One
Oilitau 1S9S Is BOV peat Us
ury, bat It was one the* will lone
bs remembered bore. Tbs people had
■sade anUashre piwparmtion dor H
and nothlac happened to near their
•NsectatUn. Foo wmst Ida ye and
n'fh*e doriaf the past weak tha yosne
poo pie tried with each other to see
whe eowid have the heat tfaae. Coose.
<P»**«tiy the people e* this place wiB
hare to aearch far tfaair^acana, boe
Sieo aad amt anythin* else that
eooU be rtsaaway with. TWa has kata
a faUt af lone *—rlh>» aad rrory
ona takes H good nets redly
Kims Lssy Naylor, Aim Bsia
ml Oladys sad Jsmidis Strickland,
stsdiids at Meredith CoSe*e, erv
■pondlne tbs he Belaya at bom.
Kt. and Mss. ilas Csspsr af Bp*
tiaMirg old tad friends how Clnkt
Me. aad Mrs. Mai* Warroo ad Bo*
jJjMMI eslfed to m sorer*] od their
} ;bcol. is (pending the wtrk with Xvr
| Mr. aiui Mrs. E. B. Jacluon.
itov. W. J. Underwood, tnc nev.
I i&stor of Newton Grove, preached a'
» 'c*!,7 Chapel Sunday and made r
J tit favorable impression open tho«
-**o heard bim.
Mr. A. C. Jeekton of Boicj Creel
. s (pending the holidays At liomt*.
I Mm* Pearl "Jickton, itudr*nt
, Carolina college, Maxton. I* at horn,
l with bar parents, Mr. and Mr*. W. B
. Jackson. Jr., at Cooper.
Mr. Joseph H. Naylor, of Wake
i Fore** eoHoge, is (pending t lie week
r whh his father. Rav. M. W. Naylor
Quito a number of the folks from
. here attended the birthday (Kano,
i given in honor of Mr. Bradley Autry
i at Falcon Christum*,
i The ehddrea and grandchildren of
l ®*7. Md Mr*. M. W. Naylor gave
. them S Oh net mat iRnner at their
home Tuaeday. k mi a tmat *n
i joyabla occasion. All the living ehll
i tatts present whh the exception
. of Phof. H. P. Naylor, who wai rio
, tainad at hia work at Tboma»»nie. Hr
. expected u> arrive this week.
, MV. Ed. Hood.and children of
, Goldsboro are -visiting friend* here
| this wwek.
■ WJdMng everybody a happy New
MIm EMaabeth Morrii, daughter of
Mr. ud Mr*. A. L. Morrii, who live
' near Duke, and F. A. Barbour of
C 1*1 rton. Pa., were married Wednee
day even.nr in Fayetteville. The
marriage took place at the First Bap
tint church parsonage. Rev. D. Hill,
Pa^or of the church, officiating.
' Only a few Intimate friend* of the
1 contracting partial wltneeaed the mar
riage, which came somewhat aa a rur
priao. The groom formerly lived In
the ant community whore the bride 1
resided ami both are wall-known and
’ popular in that section of the county.
Mr. and Mrs. Barbour will leuvo
about tha (but of the year for Clair
ton, where they will make their
The three essential* In beautifying'
the hameutaad are clean op the j
grounds, plant trees, shrubbery and
flower* and maintain tb* planting*
fro'° r**r to year, my horticultural
worham of the State College and
Departmant of Agriculture.
NOTICE or SALE
By virtue Of the tern* of a certain
dmd of trustesaeuWd by J. O. Falr
?Weh dead of trust i* registered in
Jl>. hr oho qgfe*
- Dead* of Harnatt
—- ****** b«tn made
m tha myuoout of tho note secured
*» said dead of tmst. the undereigued
Trurtee named in said deed of trust
hani^g bom requested b* tbs holder
of suM note tf exercise the power of
aule grunted therein, will on the 28th
day of January, 19g4, at lg o'clock
“ °a'T*or •»*« •*. public auction
at tho Oiurthoose door, LUhngton.
-Norti Carolina, for cash, thefofiow
[" Harnett County, North
*» * -k. in Vrenk
Btewart s lino; thence J. (S East with
• **** thence
£• *x *• lr7® Chuiuo to B hake, Bil
*VT w«wai*’» corner; thence West
T* . 1 ,ln» 4.10 chains to the
beginning, containing 8 acres, more
or In .«41il
Tec -uccctnfui bidder wiil be re
laiied lo deposit with the troatoc 10
per eebt of hi* hid bafoic the sale is
•Toned »n a pledge of hi* good faith
il hit bid. Uaiance of purchase money
'o bt paid upon delivery at dead.
Till* the 21 at day or December,
J. W. FITZGERALD, Tniatee.
Cliifurtl end Townsend, Attorney.*.
Doc. >8 Jan 4 11 18 IB.
LOST.—WIRE WHEEL FROM
Nath ear. Reward for it* return to
J. C. Clifford, Dunn, N. C. It pd.
HOTEL IN ANGIRR AT AUCTION
Tho excellent hotel In Anjrlor will
be offered c.t Auction January 2,
10>4 at 12 o’clock if. ThU 1* fine
property and ahooW appeal to any
one warning good houae with com
modlou* room* eloie In the butl
no*» part of th* town. Material in
building I* No. 1 heart, well fram
ed and a fine place. Twrme very
eaey. Don’t forget the date and
cume ready to do buetnei*. I will
be ready to make deed that day.
J. G. Layton, Owner, Dunn, No. a.
Dec 21 28 pd.
LOST.—BETWEEN SWANS Chore*
•nil Will H. Colton'« realdonre, a
black poke hat, with braid around
the rim an£ sword to right side.
Finder please return to W. II.
Cotton. It pd.
HAYI HAYI HAYI OF EVERY
duality la car loads, shipped to any
riint in United Slates. Write L. H.
avoie. North Btandbridge, Cai.
»da-_ lg 4t pd.
FARMERS — ASK YOUR COUNTY
Agent about fish meal for feeding
poultry and pigs, then write us for
samples, feeding instructions and
prlcea. Taylors Creek Fish Meal
Sales Co. Dratwer E., Beaufort, N.
JOB WANTED. — YOUNG MAN
wilHng to work dewrss work at
once. Will try anything. Ijtsrrenee
Jernlgan, Dunn, N. C. It pd.
CHOICE FARMS FOR SALE OR
rent. -From 1 to b-horee crops. As
good land as you can find. Easy
term* and prices low. Well located
near churcW and school Daily
mail. Moke a date before you come.
Joel lay ton Dunn. N. C. 21 3t pd.
LOST.—A FAIR OF BLACK HORSE
usulea weighing about 800 pounds.
Btrsyed Saturday night. Notify O.
T. Hodge* and get toward. It pd.
MONEY TO LOAN. FARM LOAN
ll ano aba ann m ___ —
with privilege to m m—ii.
lkltooa and Method, Attorney.
Doan. N. C
FOR SALE.—SECOND HAND Cara
See w 1. Baa*. 600 East Main
iat »»*?—•, ELsd.
FOR SALE.—ONE VACANT Lot
70x160 fait on Wait Cumberland
Strait, adjoining 3 new bungalows.
Good* terms. If invmt«d oH or
wrHo to Jvase M. Wilson. Hamlet,
y- c,_7 ate.
LOST.—SEVERAL NOTES MADE
to R. E. Wert and other valuable
paper* in poetoffica or on streets
of Dunn. Finder plena* return to
R. E. Went. Newton Giwee. No. 2.
CALL PHONE 474 AND WE'LL DO
the going. Lot u< look over your
work and tall you how cheap you
e*n have Jt done. Anything in
Cabinet work. Mantels, tables
fancy furniture Figure with us on
your truck bodies. John W. Bodge*
A Co., Dona, N. C.
FOR SAIJL-Wt HAVE SEVERAL
n»«d car- lor aal* at B bargain
Smith and McKay. ISJi
FOR SALK.—THU ENTIRE LOT OF
furniture uiul banking fixture* of
State Bunk and Tru»t Co.. wiU be
cold at auction at 10 o'clock a. m.
Wed no ad ay, January 8, at tho
bank building in Dunn. H. U God
win, Receiver, Dunn, N. C. 88 8le.
MONEY TO LOAN_vANY Aawl
on long that. If Intonated aaa m
Weet nod Waal, Attorney*
Dunn. N. O.
POX SALE. — I FINE MULES IN
rood condition. Apply at Johnson
Brno, rfturr. f* 4^
FOX SALE—TWO DUKOC-JEXSEY
‘I*1 ?'**■ Cholera tmmnna.
Alio a few bujhsla of aoy baaaa at
12.00 nor buihal. Soa or writ* to
K. B. Kyalo. Duka, No. i. If ftpd
CHRISTMAS IS ON AND I HAVE
tha finer, praoenta you can buy—a
niaa farm. It will boat a Paid car,
tripho phone, or anythin* else.
Pneao low nod terau to suit you.
Joel Layton, Dunn, N. C. tl St pd.
A Good Resolution
Quite a number of people have decided that we
can do their baking for them, and in a way to pleaae,
• These people have been relieved of one of the most
tiresome household tasks.
Why not make a New Year's resolution that, will be
• pleasure to keapT Resolve that In the future you
will |«t your baker do your baking. We are sure that
y°u will not regret the resolution.
DUNK* NORTH CAROLINA
W« wUh to announce to th« public that wo have
1 Broad Street Filling Station I.
And will appreciate your patronage. Let ua All your
maoliae and dll need*. Tirea, tubea, batter!ee and other 11
arraanorlaa carried In atock. Rebuilding and ^recharging
betteriea a tpeclaHy.
H. JERN1GAN ft CO. I
■AIT BROAD STRUT, DUNN. N; C II
• • i
WELCOME TO THE
NEW YEAR j
With the dawning of the j
New Year, wc wish to pause a
moment to thank the people of i
this town and the surrounding i
territory for the business with
which they have favored us,
and we sincerely hope that the ;
service we have rendered and
the merchandise which we I
have aoid you have proved ua 1
worthy of your continued pat
If in any way we have not
iolfilied your expectations, we
i.‘k you to tell ua so that |
amends may be made and we
can at! alurt the New Year
with u clean slate. L
With our best wishes to you.
your friends and your family,
we are, sincerely,
DUNN. NORTH CAROLINA
J. L. HATCHER
Funeral Director' and Embalmer
'Prompt aftd Efficient WiWllby drWHr --- —“
Dunn, North Carolina
Day ’Phone 16 Ni«fct ’Phone 1M
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THE BARNES & HOLLIDAY CO.
Undcrtikan and Enbalnm
A full line of Coffins, Casket* and Burial nrtu.
Service.any lime, anywhere.
Day Phone II MUbkl