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A. V. JOHNSON, Editor ??< Maaeger
THE COUNTY, THE ESTATE, THE UNION
SCBSCBIPTIO* HJM P., Two
TTriri Mil In
EIGHT FACES THIS JttEEK
LotfisBtfia, f. c, I HLuif,
ORGANIZES A?iD ELECTS OFFI
Lonlftfearg OrfMbtUti TfItMi*wii to
Form Co*?ty OnrmnlmUon ?
nltHH xeiKirt ftnd Cbxliui A[>
polated ? To Mat* Per?neat to
At a malting Qf niftnT cltliens of
Loulaburg, a committee of ladies and
gentlemen from Frarikllnton compos
ed of Mrs. J. D. Speed, -Mr?. K. H.
Bobbltt, Dr. 3. C. Ford. Capt. Geo. L.
Cooke. Mr Bddle McChoe and with
the expectation of a committee from
Youngsvllle, held in the reading
rodm of the Jambes Post Amerlean
Legion on Wednesday aTternoon _|t.
was unanimously decided to change
the Memorial Association, organised
in Loulafeurg several weeks ^go in an
emergency, to a more representative
The meeting was opened with pray
er by Rev. Mr. Cotton, of Pranklinton,
and was presided over by Mr. W. H.
RufTtn, of LiOUisburg, who was a mem
ber of a committee that visited Frank
linton on Sunday upon Invitation and
extended the invitation and suggesti
on to reorganize. After much dis
cussion the name of Franklin County
?"pinnrial Association was adopted
*. .1(1 upon motion the Chairman asked
delegation from Frankllnton to
s.us of Loiilsburg to appoint a com
mitt* ? of three who would retire and
guggTT; a plan of organization and
- nominate officers tor the several
posts. These committees were ap
pointed as follows: Franklinton ? Dr.
'S. C. Ford. Capt. Geo. L. Cooke an^
Mrs. J| D. Speed. Louisburg ? Mes
- sis. \V. H. Huffin, A. (?'. Johnson and
Mrs. J. E. Malone. *?
These committees retired and after j
a lengthy session returned with the .
following report. j
'mat tnc plan 01 organization should]
be the same as the torcitr organiza
The follow iiiB nuininittlona foe of
ticers were Recommended:
President ? Maj. S. P. Boddie.
^ kfe-ITtfiildenls? Fraukliutun. Capt.
Geo. L. Cooke; Youngsvllle. Maj. S.
E. Winston: Bunn. M. K. Siiamburg
er ; Wuud. W- D Fuller; j jinjsblirg.
W. H. Ruffin.
Secretary ? A. F. Johnson.
Treasurer ? Mrs. J. W. Mann.
Reception ? Mayor L. L. Joyner. Ch
Escort ? American Legion of Frank
Arrangements ? Mr. W. H. Ruffin.
Chairman. Dr. W. R. Burrell. Vice
Music ? Mrs. W. E. White. Chairman
s Mrs. J. D. Speed and Mrs. H. A. Will
Flowers ? Mrs. M. S. Cliffton, Chair
man, Mrs. S. C. Vann and Miss Llllie
Winston, Vice Chairmen.
Automobiles ? Mr. A. H. Vann, Chair
nian. Lieut. R. E. Underwood and Mrs.
D. F. McKinne, Vice-Chairmen.
Finance ? Mrs. F. B. McKinne, Ch
airman, MIbs Oxa Cooke and Mrs.
Claude, Cheatham, Vice-Chalrmen.
Publicity ? A. F. Johnson. Chairman.
Attention ? Dr. R. F. Yarborough.
Chairman, Mr. E. J. Cneatham. Vice
Intelligence ? Rev. B. F. Black. Ch
airman. V . N
The committee recommended that
the. Chairman of each committee ap
point as many paembers of his or her
committee as they see Ht_
A motion prevailed adopting the re
port of the committee carrying with
th# adoption the election of the sev
Upon motion adopter Mr. H. W.
Perry was elected Recorder, his du
ties being to make a complete record
of all the meetings and transactions
of this organimatlon and of oach Me
morial Service and record same In a
liberal manner on the records of the
Association and In a Permanent He
cord Book to b* kept on Die in the
Register of Deeds office of Franklin
County. A motion prevailed appoint
In* the Secretary and Recorder a com
mlttee to see the Board of County
Commissioners and ask that they pro
vide the necessary record book.
The Chairman of each committee
were requested to name their full com
mittee and hand the names to the
Secretary at the earliest possible mo- I
ment that the lists could be made up
and that the new organization might
he In position to function In the ser
vices to be held In the near future.
It was the sense of this committee
that this organisation would be a per
manent Institution In Franklin Coun
ty and after each of the boys who had
been killed In France had been retur
ned and Interred that on a day to he
arranged later an Annual Memorial
would he held and flowers placed up
on the gravM of all deceased soldiers
whether the# died on the firing line
or In camp. It was a most unanlmo
usly harmontus meeting and an ex
ceedingly active association Is expec
ted to result.
v As the days begin to lengthen watch
the markets begin to strengthen.
PROGRAM |\ 8. GOOD ROADS AS
Greensboro. N. C. April 12. ? Every
Tnial meeting of the U. S. Good Roads
Association, the Bankhead National
"Highway Assocjatlon and the U. S.
Good Roads Show, which will take
piaee in om?mUum. mi Aiiill 18-aa.
This wtll probably be the most epoch
making convention that has ever been
held In the United States. It will ha
ir tlrlnratli frnm every state In the
Union. The good roads advocatos are
n rnilnftd an never hgfnre In regard In
the failure of the last Congress to re
BHSUt tlin federal AJd Hill vt ?ne hinF
dred million dollars to aid the Stat
es In building Tgooti roads. 75ne at
the objects of this Convention is to
speak la the most emphatic terms
and demand of the present Congress
that they . re-enact this law. Reduc
ed rates have been secured on all"
the railroads throughout the United
States. Governors have appointed
delegates from every State In the Un
Ion. Oreenaboro Ib ready to receive
her Invited guests. Following is the
Monday, April IS, 9:00 A. M. lo 6:00
Registration of Delegates and Vis
itors In Farmers' Warehouse, Corner
of Belleroeade and .N. Greene Streetsl
where the U. S. GoodL Roads Show
will be In progress.
Monday. April 18, 8:3ft P. M.
Convention called to order In Gull
ford County Court House by J. A.
Rountree, Director General of the Un
ited States Good Roads Association.
Invocation ? Rev. R. Murphy WliF
Address of Welcome on behalf of
thr Pltw of Hi i rillTinrn" Hon n~~ 17."
Address of Welcome on behalt oT
the State, of North Carolina. Gov. Ca
Address of Welcome on behalf of
Uankhead National Highway Associa
tion. Hon. Bennehan Cameron.
Respn'iTst ? GOVT Clms. ? Mr ? Hamuli
President o t the Unjted States Good
"Roads Association, after which he
will preside over the Convention.
Tuesday. April 19, 10.00 A. M.
invocation ? Rev. J. "Clyde Turner, j
Annual Address ? Gov. Chas H. Br
ough, President of the U. S. Good
Koaus Association. ' ?
Ninth Annual Report of the \Vark
of the Association, J. A. Rountree,
Dir. Gen. *
Appointment of Committees on Cre
dentials. nominations, resolutions, and
Memorials. ? -
Address by United States Senator.
J. Thos. Heflin. of Alabama.
"Women's Interest in Good Roads,"
Mrs. Wallace B.~ Edmondson. -
Address?Hon. Will P. Blair. Cle
Tuesday, April 19, 2:00 P. M.
Address ? Gov. Lee M/ Jtussell, of
"Our Nations Road Problem." Hon
Thos. H. McDonald. Chjef of U. S
Burau of Public Roads, Washington,
"State System Vs. County System
of Hard Roads." Hon. J. H. Scarbor
ough. of Missouri.
Address ? U. S. Senator Lee S. Ov- i
ernvan. of North Carolina.
"Origin and Historical Developme- '
nt of Rock Asphalt." W. F. Pollard,
Wednesday, April 20, 10:00 P. *.
Invocation ? Rev. J. H. Earnhardt.
Report of Committees.
Address ? Ex-Gov. T. W. Bickett,
Vice President, U. S. Good Roads As
Address ? Gov.-clect Thos. W. Hard
wick, of Georgia.
"Present Day Needs of Interstate
Roads." A. O. Batchelder, of Wash
ington, D. C-? KxpouMve Chairman of
A. X? A.
Illustrated Address ? R. Provost
Hubbard, of New York City.
History of the United States Good
Roads Association ? Hon. G. A. Nel
son. of Alabama. Charter Member of
"Steel Forms For Good Roads," Ed
ward M. Ornlt*. Pittsburg, Pa.
We4aes4ay, April 20, 3 rOO p. M.
Address- ? Senator Chas. El ToWn
send. Author of the Townsend High
"Pratical Road Buflolng." c*>cned
by Hon. Frank N. Page. Chairman of
the State Highway Commission of
North Carolina, followed by Hon.
John Craft. State Hlgnway Commis
sioner of Ala.; Col. W. F. Whitemore.
State Highway Commissioner of N.
|j.; State Highway Engineers, Hoggs.
| of Ky.; Sid Smith, of Arlr; C.
Worerteld of 8. <\; W S. Fallls. of N.
I C. ; Q. W. Coleman, of Va.
Thorvdaj , April 21, t:00 A.
1 Invocation ? Rev. K. A. Sherk.
Address -Gov. It. A. Cooper, of S. C.
"Types of Roads," C. M. 1'pham.
Chief Engineer. Highway I>epartment
Address Hon. Josephus Daniels,
Ei-Secretary of Ihe Navy.
Address? Dr. J. Hyde Pratt, of
Chapel Hill. N. C.
Tharv4aj, April 21, I2HM> to 1 :0f? p. f.
Business Meeting of the Rank head
National Highway Association.
Thar*4aj, April 21, 2:00 P. W.
Automobile Parade ? Will start from
Good Roads Show Headquarters, pro
ceed through the principal streets of
Greensboro to High Point and rotum
to the Fair Grounds where a barbecue ,
will be served At 5.00 P. M.
Thmr*4aj? April 21, 7i00 P. M. Fair
Address ? Senator Claude Swanson.
son College, of South Carolina.
Address ? Congressman J. H. Ward J
of Washington. N. C.
? Th?so will Urn fnl lowed hy ?hprt
talks by Miss iiattie Berry, of
H1H. N. C., Hon. W. A. Mcoirt. ut Wil??
mlngton, N. C., and other distinguish
Program oT the banfch^ad^tationBt
Highway Association. ?
Thor>day,Aprll ZL, iSrOfTlT
Huunaliuu? -Uc?. W. Q t.lfinrir..
Convention called to order by ?Ion.
Dennehan Cameron,? President, ?
Address of Welcome on behalf ot
the City of Greensboro. F. P. Hob1
Address of Welcome on behalf of
the State of North Carolina. ? John
TJprunt Hill, of Durham. Director of
Response ? Hon. W. D^. ^!ar.dw?y?
Annual Address ? Hon. Dennehan
Report of the work of the Bankhead
National Highway Association, J. A.
Roiintree. Director General.
I Appointment of Committees.
Report of Board of Directors.
| Report of Standing and Special Com
Friday, April 22, 9:00 A. M.
Invocation ? Rev. Chas. F. Myers.
Report of the Committees, which
1 will include the election o?_ officers,
ghway Association, by its Chairman.
pBoard of Rankheail -National HI
1 Recommendations by j.he Women's
Address ? Congressman W.?B. BanTC
hp?rrt ~TTl.?Al?k" hiu. .
Address? Mrs. Geo. W. "Vanderbilt
"The Roads of France." Countess
Constance de Caen, of France!
Address ? T. L. Kirkpatrick, of
Charlotte. N. C.
FrMaH-Aprll 22, 2:00 V.
The afternoon will be devotecf to
the transaction of business con n ec t
jed with the Bank&oad National HIrIi
Saturday, April 2JJ, 9:00 A. M.
A joint meeting of the U. S. Good
Roads Association the Bankhead Na
I Judges and Engineers will be held
| under the auspices of the L\ S. Good
htOWte AHbULiatiun. imimheru and
wiU ddixer _aliort talks on
I good roads and kindred auhjects.
The convention will adjourn af
12:00 M". sine die.
' Saturday, April 2:t, 2:30 P. M.
| The Virginia-Carolina Annual Base
i ball game, at Cone Parte.
I' nited States (iood Roads Show.
The exhibit of materials and ma
chinery composing the U. S. Good
Roads Show will be held in the Far
mers' Warehouse, corner Bellemeade
and N. Green Sts. The Bureau of
Public Roads of the U. S. has install
ed an exhibit covering 2,000 sq. ft.,
which is complete in every way.
Headquarters for registering dele
gates. announcements, and moving
pictures will be dispensed at the
Good Roads Show. All members, del
egates and visitors, and the general
| public are invited to attend this Show.
Those of J^Ouisburg'B citizens who
attended the Student's Ensemble Re
cital at Louisburg College on Monday
night were well pleased with the treat
they enjoyed from the elegantly ar
ranged program that waB so scientifi
cally rendered. The program in full j
Duo ? Feu Roulant ? Duvcrnoy ? 8a- 1
ra Towe, Mary Scarborough (Miss
Duet? Marchc. Morrison ? Blanche .
Hooper. Clara Greene (Miss Hall).
Song ? For You Alone. Qeehl ? Dor- (
cas McKinne, (Violin obligato, Mies
Constable ) (Miss Latham).
Duet ? Zampa Overture. Herold ? Mat '
tie Proctor, Eugenia McRae (Miss
Duet ? Dance of the June Bugs, Hoist
? Mary WlnBtead. Maude Cotton (Miss
Reading ? The Death Disk, Mark Tw |
ain ? Rhoda Winstead (Miss Key).
QuartettePolka Elgante, Fl&ger ? ;
Virginia Griffin. Mary Colon Jackson.
Jatile Bolton. Ivey Moore (Miss Stan
Duet ? First Regiment, Kelly ? Rosa
Belle Beddingfleld, Ethel Dorsey (Miss
Reading -The Deceased Robert. Web
ster ? Hat tin Mae Parker (Miss Key).
TRIO? La Fete a la Rosiere, Thull
lier Rena Baum, Mary Campbell
Mary Winstead (Miss Adams).
Songs- (a) His Lullaby. Bond, (b)
Morning. Speaks ? Bettle Holden (Miss
Duet Houghing Waters, Bohm Ir
ene Taylor. Maude Ashley (MIbs Stan :
Duet - March from Tannhauser. Arr.
by Beyer ? Lucile Holden. Elsie Clarke
Duo Salut a Pnsth. Kowalski -Om;i
Plisa Lewis, Daisy Stephens (Miss
Song ? Come Where My I^ove Lies
Dreaming. Foster -College Glee Club.1;
Austria makes a strong appeal for
the friendship of the world by threat I
enlng to hang profiteers.
It begins to look as If John Bull Is <
suffering from territorial indigestion
caused by gluttony.
JUDGE J. 0. P BIT CHARD
\ V ASSES AWAY AFTER .
A LINGERING ILLNESS
Death Of Distinguished Jurist
I Occurred Early Suday.
? ? ? ? ? 1
Jortirc Prheha^ ff?? One Ot the jlo^t
Prominent Cttliens in the State ?
Two Term* in The Senate ?
STTo rt anil Loflf^ Term r o 1 1(1 K 1 n if
Cjiptare o( Stately Populists and
Republicans ? Sturdy Son of the
Af'liuvlllt, April 10. ? Federal ? J'"*ce
Jetf-r Conley Prltchard, of the Uaited
Stales circuit court for the fourth dls
died here this morning at 6
0 clock, following an illness of sev
al months. Death of the famous jur
ist was due directly to pneumonia,
which developed Thursday and serv-H
ed to aggravate his previous physical
afflictions. He was in his 64th year.
For more than 48 hours previous to
his death he had been unconscious and
while medical experts exerted every
effort to save his life, the disease co.l
-ttoied to .fasten its grip While his
death was not unexpected tHT3 nlOTT.
log. it was a great shock to members
ot the family who had- kept constant
vlgi! at his bedside.
? The fnriprn I services will be held
Tuesday afternoon at :s o'clock frotiT
the First Baptist churtfnrf ttris ctt>V
Of wilUU Ihr iHrtiniriHuhed jnrtar In. .1
Ioik been a leading member. Th.>
t>fdv will lie in state from 11 a. m to
1 p. m. Tuesday. Re\\ Ur. TV. F. I'uif ?
ell. pastor of the church, will have
cfturge of the services and he will b*
BSPistfd by several _v.ther well known
Pau^e i?r 10 Minutes
It is being planned here today Eo"
have all business in the city stopped
for 10 m'nutes as the funeral servi
ces begin, in token of loving respect
-gnr thn iU':?d j > ft j ? 1 ' i
. Messages have been pouring in iwie
from Jill_?eclic:?s or the Un ite J
An:*-- : .urg fo:Iu w at
grrUcliarris nealh. ^
' Judge Prltchard. son ?>f Wnr. II.
Pritch&rd, win ? born ? hi Jo?e?boru,
Tenn., April 12. 1S57. his father beings
of Irish and Welsh ancestry, and his
mother. Elizabeth Browne, of Irish
Facing the problem of obtaining an
education during the trying days of
reconstruction in the south, and fol
lowing the death of his father at Mo
bile, Ala., his mother instilled into his
mind and heart those sfern precepts
of morality by which he has ever
been governed. Judge Prltchard, yet
I in his teens, walked 35 miles across
the mountains of east Tennessee and
western North Carolina to Bakers
ville, where he arrived with 10 cents
and nothing more save the clothcs he
wore. Eking out his' subsistence th
rough toil in the print sl.op by day.
a desire to achieve fame prompted him
to by night search such text book*
as wer obtainable.
Entered Politic* In 1HN.>.
It was then that he received the at
tention of statesmen in North Caroli
na and identifying himself with the
Kepubllcan party, began a carreer,
the prominence and limitations of
which were only stopped by his call
ing to a reward for services rendered
Entering politics he was elected to
the North Carolina house of represen
tatives from Madison county in 1885,
and again in 1887. Pursuing his me- j
'hod of home study until master of
lilackstone and legal procedure he
obtained law license in 1887.
In 1888 he was nominated as Re
publican candidate for lieuXenant gov j
ornor of thJs state. Ho then became
the caucus nominee of his party for
the senate of the United States, and
was re-elected to the legislature in
He was elected for a two-year term
to the United States senate in 1895,
which he served, and whs elected to
the six-year term in 1897 which he al
The establishment of the farmers
alliance at this time and its coalition
with the populist party brought about
a change In the political situation and
he succeeded in consolidating the fac
tion Into a ^-operative campaign and
the state went Republican.
On April 1. 1903, he was appointed
by President Theodore Roosevelt to
the Supreme court bench of the dis
trict of Columbia. Upon the death of j
Judge Slmonton. the President ad- i
vanced Judge Prltchard to the judge
ship of the United States clrcuft court
for the fourth district. April 9. 1904. |
which position lie held until his
As national committeeman and as 1
federal judge the jurist received na- I
Clonal note and In the campaign last |
fall was prominently mentioned for
vice-president of the United States. I
and at the Republican national con- i
ventlon was given a complimentary,
He Is survived by his widow, a
daughter, wife of Thomas A. Rollins,
three sons. Dr. Arthur T. Solicitor
r?eor^e M.. and Attorney McKlnley
Prltchard. and a sister, Mrs. J. T
Karris, all of Ashevllle.
AN OPEN LETTER.
To the Citizens of Louiaburg:
Immediate reilfcf irum the lunditl- 1
ons prevailing at the Graded School,
is in my judgment the most pressing
rna-ponyrtp Ti*-+-ymUhiirg i
today. Doubtless tomorrow will bring
other problems, but these can be
dealt with as they arise. This mat
|ter cannot be delayed without serious
anri prnhaniy inu to tut?
-fHrminunlty, Thnf ^nrh "Dlendld woi?
has been, and is being, done by the
wchool under ? conditions so unfavor
able ytrh facilities so utterly in
adequate is a striking tribute to the"
ubilitj i?wd devotion of Prr>f MtiU and
~.nrr?>rv.rag ^pac?crs, aml_- off rr*--- a
I valuable suggestion as to what might
_bfe done were the conditions reversed.
Fa^i I itles o rlginally deslgilW Tor a
grammar school of about 150 pupils
are being made to do* duty for about,
twice that number, plus a standard
Hip-h srhr>ni Wjth neither room nor
equipment for chemistry, physiia. flu
| mestic science or commercial class
jes. the faculty are expected to turn
out graduates of the High. School de
i partment, the equal of schools where
| such things are accepted as matters
Without a library of any kind, with
out study rooms or apparatus, classes
'studying and reciting in the same
j rooms, classes meeting in the Audi
I torium and tramping through, the
I halls and from house to house. Now
[is it to be expected that any effective
^discipline T7m be -mjiiatained or
sure-enough work performed. The
day has forever passed when a univer
| sity can be said to be composed of
, "Mark Hopkins on our end of a log
and a student Oh the ? other. ' The
| coTTrmercfttl world? the . universities^
I :>nH rhp general nuhlic demand more
of our students tfian llrese meagre
' facilities afford and the demand is in
| my humble judgment and speaking
"from the inside" the time has come
[for us-to frankly aeeept-the alterna
!tive: Either * adequate equipment
fnnd apparatus or abandonment- of the
"High Qfhuul and, version to th>>
1 grammar grades only. The latter -al
Iternative is. of course, untliinkabie,
'and I am sure will not for a moment
; be entertained by the thinking and
I progressive- -panpjj? of this splendid
I community. All over the State, our
T people, realizing that the mental eq-.
'ldnment for the battle of life ends, for
? the Viisr. majority of our young peo
? nle. without High School. are voting
funds and increasing facilities for this
work and Louisburg, the leader in so
many other lines of endeavor cannot
.afford, even at a sacrifice, to lag be
? hind" the [uli^eiialgg^gmt dunv ui-our
i bright young people what is so neces
sary and what is being 30 fully offer
;ed by communities- far less a'ole than
j we are. We can afford to deny our
selves" many things but this wj can
not do without at the same tim-? rob
, bing our young people or a portion of
their birthright and stultifying our
selves. With your permission I shall
'hope to have something to say at a la
ter date on this important matter.
Wm. R. BCRKKLL.
EC* ERTON* WHITE.
I Announcements as follows have j
| been received by friends in Louis
"Mrs. James Andrew White aunoun
ees the marriage of her daughter,
Katherine Crichton to Mr. Wei don
Davis" Egerton on Saturday, the ninth
of April, one thousand nine hundred
and twenty-one. Washington. D. C."
The bride is one of Washington
City's most accomplished and popu
lar young ladies and Is A neice of
Mrs. W. H. Ruffin and of Mr. P. R.
'White. Qf this city* _
The groom is one of ^ Louisburg'g
'most popular and successful young
[business men. tyeing one of the State's
| best insurance men. He is the son
of our townsman. Mr. P. N. Egerton.
This young cbuple is very popular
and have hosts of friends both here
and abroad who will extend hearty
MAKES IMPROVE WESTS.
Mr. R. W. Hudson has made several
Improvements in his garage on East
Nash street that will add much to the
comfort and convenience of his many
customers, and will add attractive
ness to his place of business. Be
sides putting in a floor on the street
level and other improvements he has
installed a lavatory, and will fit up a
? ? o ?
WINS TWO KM E AND ONE UK I)
The many friends of the family of
Mr. W. H. Yarborough will be delight
ed to know that his son. Mr. I'. Hill
Yarborough. who is attending school
at Woodbury Forest, Virginia. won
two first prizes and one second prize
at th'e Triangular Track Meet of Vir
ginia on Monday of the Stuyvesant.
The first blue ribbon was for the 220
yard low hurdle, the second for the
120 yard high hurdle, and the red rib
bon was for the running broad jump.
This is quite a compliment to Mr.
Ta rborough as few people win more
than one prize In any contest.
We Join hl^many friends in extend
ing hearty congratulations.
The Powers are prepared to flght to i
the death over disarmament. <
E. H. MAlMf
L. L. JUl>fk >(TwfvrrF.D ^lAYOB
TO SUCCEED HIMSELF.
In Primary Held in Loaiitug TSi? ?
~ day ? E L H. MaIon?y B. "X """Tii,.
son, ft. W. Ford, F?-W? Hicks/ F.~1T
Wheles^F. R. Pleasants To mi Bated
the elGventn? fteur? the primary" * for
tlje selection of a Mayor and six
Isburg held on Tuesday ended with
exceptional good feelings. It was ap
parent however that the people of ?
Louisbur^ were well pleased with the
past administration as at no time did
indications point to a serious change.
In fact until the afternoon before the
primary there had developed no real
active opposition. At tn?s time Mes
srs. F. R, Pleasants and G. L. Aycock
were induced to enter the race for
Commissioner, making three new ones
which brought about an active cam
paign on the Commissioners ticket.
The Indications from the beginning
showed that Mayor L. L. Joyner had
the hest of his opponent, Mr. S. Ar
Xewell, for Mayor. At the final count
the result of voto otood as-foHows:
L. L. Joyner, 3 Qg
S. A. Newel r ~ 05
E. H. Mai one 316
13. X. Williamson 2S5
U. W. KGl'd _____ ? 27ft
F. W. Hicks 275
F W. Wlielaas ? 353
F. R. Pleasants 237
,\V J. Cooper 233
O. L. Aycock ? -r*.* 163
\V W Welrb
The first six having received the
hijhoat vnfp w^rp r n? n'nm>.
bleed, ' and will constitute the Board
(k . Commissioners for Louisburg the
ensuing two years unless a change is
made in the election, which is not
It will be interesting to notothat for
the first time in the history of ?<ouis
burg h lady flMed the position as pbll
noiiKT in uif ivt-enr primary and tcT
the delight of her many Crirends made
most efficient official.
( APTIRES STILLS.
^ Sharif? h. A. Kearney ..apd Consta
ble J." E. Thomas captured a still and
cmplete outfit and destroyed 400
gallons of Beer on last Saturday in
front of the old Henry May place, and
caught John Mann, in the act of op
erating the still. .
On Tuesday Sheriff H. A. Kearney
and Constables J. E. Thomas and P
J. King captured a complete still out
fit on Norris Creek back of New Hope
church, in Harris township.
On Wednesday Constable J. E. Tha
mas. B. H\ Meadows. Sheriff H. A.
Kjgarney. accompanied by Revenue of
ficers, captured a complete still and
outfit and about 600 gallons of beer in
Cedar Rock township, back of the
John C. Davis home place. They al
so found a complete outfit and five
gallons of booze in Cypress Creek
township, near M. J. Alfords residen
ce. A . jot of jugs, etc., was found in
There will be a meeting of the la
dies of Louisburg Graded School Dis
trict in the Board of Education room
on Monday afternoon at 3 P. M.. Ap
rll 18. for organization and appoint
ment of committees for the Graded
School election next month. All those
having the welfare of the children of
our community at heart are earnest
ly requested to be present
E. H. MALONE. Chairman,
School Campaign Committee.
SERVICES AT ST. PAIL'S I III KI H.
Administration of the Holy Commu
nion at 7:30 A. M.t Sunday School and
Bible class at 10 A. M. and .Morning
prayer with sermon at 11 A. M.. Rev.
X. Collin Hughes, rector, officiating,
Sunday next at St. Paul's Church.
A cordial welcome is atvjrays exten
ded to everyone. j
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SEKVII ES AT METHODIST CHI RCH
On Friday night at tte Methodist
Church the second quarterly Confer
ence will be hold after prayer service
conducted by Presiding Elder J. C.
Sunday mornftig Pastor G. F. Smith
Will preach at the usual hour. At
nigbt Rev. J. C. Wooten. Presiding
Elder will preach. Mrs. Webber. Te
acher of Voice at Peaco Institute,
Raleigh, will sing at both service?.
Rev. G. V. Smith will preach at Pl
ney Grove Sunday afternoon at 5
The public is cordially invited to
all of these services.
"Congress lacks punch," it Is said.
Well, congress passed the Volstead
The Democratic administration did
rrot see Its shadow when It came out
>n March 4th.