A. r. JOHSSOir, E?IUr lU
THE COUNTY, THE STATE, THE UHION
LOUISBlEfi, H. 0. FMB1T, JC5E a*, 1M
BAJTIHI PiHTOM jftprrBH
Rev. X. A. McIver, called to the
pastorate of the Loulsburg Baptist
Church, arrived with his family on
June 8, and. as was announced In the
TIMES, he assumed the pastoral re
lation on Sunday. June 4, pre&ehlng
splendid sermons to large and appre
Mr ,0. and Mrs. Mclver are native
Teiana, neither ever having seen
North Carolina before, though. Mr.
Molver has a number ot relatives. In
the state, among them being Dr. Char
les D. Mclver and Drs. J. D, and
They come to us with the very high
est recommendations from those who
know them beet, and especially by
Dr. Brooks, President of BftylorUui
verslty, where Mr. Mclver received his
classical, literary and scientific edu
?ri1 >"? nik awarded
both the A. B. and the A. M. Degrees
as testimonials of his thoroughness
and efficiency which is further evi
denced by the fact that, alter his grad
uation from Baylor, he waa elected to
the ccair or liiatory ajid taught in his
alma mater for two years.
In the mean time, having decided
that God had called him to a higher
work, he entered the Southwestern
Baptist Theological Seminary, where
he. received his theological education,,
and where he graduated on May 25,
1982; with the highest Ijonora, receiv
ing the TH.M. Degree, or Master of
Theology, a course which, along with
the other subjects, included the full
course In Greek and Hebrew.
Dr. Scarborough, President of this
great school numbering more than
seven hundred students, says that
~MT. Mclver is sound in his orthodoxy,
:.'.i -:ig in his faith in God, faithful in
the lischarge of duty, a strong preach
er, ; Sine mixer, a great soul winner,
hav... ; lead more souls to Christ pos
sibly man any other man in the Semi
nary and one of the most popular and
beloved men in the Seminary.
The Moody Baptist Church, -where
he had been pastor during the years
while in the Seminary, is aa enthusias
tic in its estimate of Mr. McLver as
Drs. Brooks and Scarborough all
agreeing that he as a man and minis
ter, as a preacher and pastor, and as
a wise master builder for the kingdom
ranks among the best. Not having
taken any special training in evange
listic methods, he lives in an evange
listic atmosphere, manifesting a pas
8ion-for_ souls at all times ? in the pul
pit and In the home and whenever and
wherever opportunity a fiords ? his
chiefest desire being to win souls for
Mrs. Mclver, in like manner, comes
to us from her far-a-way home, crown
ed with the choicest of those attributes
(bat constitute a ministers moBt val
uable assets: "a strong woman," eduv
cated and an educator of rare culture
and refinement; a splendid singer
and teacher of voice in the Seminary
Training School, where she had re
cently graduated. Dr: Scarborough
pronounces her as one of the best
singers ever trained in that great
school, and better still, as one of the
most wisest and most consecrated and
eifiefent christian workers he knows.
Louisburg and, the Tar River Asso*.
elation and alli^oith Carolina wel
come these servttts of God to-? large
place in our hearts and to an abund
ance of usefulness which awaits them
in this part ot kingdom activities.
We ali feel thaUthey are the sent of
God for such a time as this, and are
delighted to welconie them as citizens
of the town and the kingdom at large.
"the ministry of surprise".
The above Is the subject of Pastor
G. P. Smith for Sunday morning at
11 o'clock at the Methedist church.
He will also preitefc ht the usual even
ing hour. All art cordially invited
to attend. ? ? '
THifl FRANKLIN TIMES
?.5U Per Tear in Advance.
mb. w. a. jmjy taksb
? POSITION WITH 00
The Planters Warehenie Tunfd Orer
- ttaklo* WarebHittett for Loslnbary
1*0 Per Cent With The Asseelmtlou.
' The announcement made the past
week that Mr. W . H. Allen, a form
er ? popular tobacco warehouseman, of
Loulsburg. and among the first sign
ers for Co-operative Marketing In
Franklin County, had taken a position
with the Tobacco Growers Association
on the Loulsburg Market, will be re
ceived with much pleasure by his
many Ti lends and the many friends of
Co-operative Marketing In the County.
Mr. Allen has shown Ills interest in*
Co-operative Marketing from the be
ginning of the campaign last fall and
Is a man of much Influence and ca
pacity and possesses & personality that
makes friends of his acquaintances .
His connection with the Association
at Loulsburg gives added strength and
will be appreciated by many.
The Planters Warehouse formerly
operated by Mr. Allen bas also been
turned over to and accepted by the
Association, which places. Loulsburg
in the 100 per cent class for Co-oper
Thursday afternoon Mrs. T. W.
Ruff In gave a miscellaneous shower
to Miss Florence Egerton who is to
be married the twenty-eighth of this
Bridge and Rook were played. The
score carde for Miss Egerton and Miss
Smithwick had doll brides attached.
Little Miss Mary Leona RufTin as a
darling little Cupid, brought In a bas
ket of gifts for the bride. An ice
course was served.
('El)AJi ROCK CARRIES ELECTION.
The people of Cedar Rock did a
very creditable thing on June 17, by
casting a vote of 110 to 2$ for raising
the rate of "Special School Tax, from
30c to 50c on the hundred dollars
worth of property. They had previ
ously built, by bond issue, a handsome
brick building. The way is now
clear for having an accredited High
COLONEL JOSEPH JOHN ALLEN
The presence of Col. Joseph John
Allen of LoulBburg, N. C-, is one ot
the pleasant things of the Washington
end Lee commencement this year. His
genial humor pervades thn ntri"fT
phere wherever he Is and bpKfgs plfe*s
ure and delight. . _ ^
Colonel Allen is a valued and hon
ored connecting link between the pres
ent and tho time .of the great Robert
E. Lee, for following hi* service in
the Confederate Army, he came to
Washington College with his chieftain
and learned at his feet tho lessons ot
education, culture and hig^i citizenship
which have marked this old Veteran
in life in his hospitable North Caro
lina home. He long boasted that he
was a private ? one of the few ? in that
glorious army of our Southland, but
recently whether he wished it or not,
he has been promoted to be a Colonel
of the Confederate Veterans, and the
deserved honor is a gratification of
bis many friends and admirers In
Lexington/. May he long live to enjoy
his distinction and return with his
fiddle to brighten many- a future com
mencement. ? 'Lexington, Va., Gazette.
It'is a source of much pleasure to
the people of Franklin County to know
that its honored citizen. Col. Joseph
John Allen, is appreciated abroad as
Russia's orders will be dictated bat
uot red. ? -Newspaper Enterprise As
sociation. , ? ?
^^miraTCafls esalent ?
|7TC? ADMIRAL SIR WILLIAM PAKENHAM, commander of th?
V ?'frttlafc' Mirth American and W?rt Tndlm flettf was a room*. ?atV*r at
iha Wbttfe Houso. Ptcturo atiowa Rrltlnh Ambaaaador Oa Mm On th?
(ft hat). Om admiral (oenUr), and tha admiral * ataff on WhttaifouM atapa^
THE KLAN MAKES AJV OTHER DO
Through the request of Mr* . J. A.
Allen, of Dear Maplevllle (or the pab^
ilcaMon of ft note of thanks to - the
unknown frlendu who on Tuesday
night presented her with a purse an4
a n#te the TIMES learned of another
denatlon to relieve In this humble- way
at least a portion of the Bufferings of
?humanity. Accompanying the .note,
was a purse of twenty-Are dollars.
The note follows:
Loulsburg. N. C., June 20. 1922.
Mrs. J. A. Allen,
Mapleville, N. C.
As an evdence of our desire to help
those who are worthy and yet, by rea
son of some misfortune, in need, we
ere enclosing a- small contribution"
Vhlch we hope may relieve your pres
ent situation to some extent.
THE KU KL.UX KLAN.
Louts burg Klan No. 46.
Mrs. Allen requests us to publish
the following note of thanks, which
we gladly do:
"I wish to extend my most sincere
thanks and appreciations to the mem
bers of Loaisburg Klan No. 46, Ku
Kiux Klan, who so generously remem
bered us in our needs. Although I
may never know who you are I want
you to know that I appreciate your
kindness more than I can express, and
I feel that through the oubllcatlon of
this at least some ot you will learn
of my appreciations.
MRS. J. A. ALLEN."
MR. ALSTON SIGNS CO-OPERATIVE
Among the latest signers for Co
operative Marketing Is Mr. John D.
Alston, one of Franklin County's big"
gest farmers and time merchants.
Mi"- Alston says he has been Investi
gating the principles ot Co-operative
Marketing for some time and has fi
nally arrived at the conclusion that it
is the beBt thing tor the Southern far
mer. in tact the only thing that otters
any hope at all for relief tr9m the
rresent conditions and that he has de
cided to cast his lot with the other
72,000 farmers who has signed and to
advise all others to do as he has done.
With such . merchants as Mr. A1
bton, McKlnne Bros. Co., Allen Bros.
Co., W . D. Fuller & Go. and others
taking & stand with the farmer for
Co-operative Marketing there remains
no need ot tear ot embarrassing cir
cumstances on the part of the farmer
who had to seek their favor in oi>
der fb make a crop.
wople are signing the contracts
rirfit along. Lets make it 100 per
c<pit sign up in Franklin before Au
II. S. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION
The United States Civil Service Com
mission, at the request ot the Post
master Geueral, announces a compet
itive examination tor postmaster In
Loyisburg and Henderson, and other
points in this State to be held on July
18Ui. 1922. : .
This examination is held under the
President's Order of May 10, 1921, and
not under the civil service act and
Competitors will not be required to
report for examination at any place,
'But will be rated upon their education
and training, business experience and
Apply to the secretary ot the board
ot civil service examiners at ths post
office In Loulsburg or Henderson or
to the United States Olvll Service Com
mission, Washington, D. C., for ap
plication Form 2241, and Form 2213
containing definite information in re
gard to the examination.
. Applications must be property exe
cuted on Form *241. and filed with the
Civil 8ervice Commission. Washington.
D. C.,, prior to the hour ot closing
business oti the date speclOe.l in Form
2213. ?. ? . .
KASONft ELECT OFFICE BK.
At a regular tnaetlng of Loulsburg
i?dge No. 4tf A. P. A A. M. held if.
their lodge rooms on Tuesday night
the following officer" were elected for
the ensuing rear: ,
S C. Foaitr. W. U.
W. Br Barrow, S. W.
F. A. Both, Jr. . W.
F. J. D<>a9l*y, Treaguraf .
B. B. Perry, Secretary.
MR. C. 8. WILLIAMS 8ife#s CO-OP
Mr. C. 9. Williams, one of Frank
llntoq's leading citizens and among ;
Franklin County's leading farmers
brtth as to large operations and pro^
gresnivenesn signed the Co-oMr?tlte
Marketing contracts on last Wlday,
placing himself In line with those who
are fighting tor the thing that Is go
ing to mean more for the Southern
farmer than anything that has been
brought about alnce the revolutionary
war. Mr. Williams Is also Vice-Pres
ident of the Citizens Bank, of Frank
llnton, one of the atrongest and most
conservative hanks In the State. His
pignlng makes complete a one hundred
per cent sign up for the officials of
this bonk placing It In the front ranks
of Co-operative Marketing friends.
Even to the former Cashier, who is a
stockholder and director, having sign
ed some time ago.
When banks and bank officials line
up like this behind a\ich an organiza
tion thare should be no further ques
tion ai to Iti safety or financial status.
JQ[>T STOCK LAJri) HAW.
We are glad to announce that The
First Carolina* Joint Stock Land Bank
with former Congressman Lever, un
til recently a member of the Federal
Farm i,oan Board, aa President, and
with offices at Columbia, S. C., Is to
*r business In this Co amy. This fact
bacame known when It was learned
that W. H. & T. W. Ruff In, had be
jca me connected with this Institution
?a, abstract attorneys, and for the
tlQie being as Its local representative
In the County. When asked for a
statement as to methods of operation
and terms of loan Itr. W. H. Ruffln
"The First Carollnaa Joint Stock
Land Bank Is chartered under the
Federal Farm Loan Act and Is oper
ated under tlwiame Federal super
viaion of the Federal Farm Loan
Board The preaent paid In capital
wtsock 1s tJSfr.OOO and 128,000 surplus.
The Bank operates very much along
the same - lines as" does the Federal
Land Bank of Columbia and under the
same supervision. It makes loans
only on Improved agricultural lands;
tt does not loan on city, property . The
.ptoeeeds of these loans mu$ be ap
plied for general agricultural purpoa
tea . The loans are made direct to the
borrower, and the borrower ia forbld
iden to take stock In the Bank. Any
parson is eligible for a loan through
this institution If in addition to his
I other work he is at the same time ac
tually farming. -
"The Bank will accept applications
for loans from <1,000 to *25,000. Loans
cannot be made in excess of fifty per
Cent of the appraised value of the
land and twenty per cent of the ap
, praised Insurable value of the build
ings, such appraisals being made by
officials of the Government. The in
terest rate 1b six per cent, payable
?oml-annually, to which Is added one
per; cent to amortize or kill off the
debt, over^a^oeriod of 33 years. In
other wordB/fcr seven per cent Inter
est and principal are paid In 33 years
and the debt Is discharged. Repay
ment of principal may be made at any
time under regulations issued by the
Farm Loan Board. The borrower
through this Bank is responsible alone
lor hisrown debt. There are no com-,
missions that may be charged under
the law, nor are there renewals.
"1 have become connected with this
Institution because of the financial
fctrength of the men back of it, notably
among which are J. Pope Matthews,
President of the Palmetto National
Bathk, Columbia, S. C.; W. B. Drake,
Jr.,- President of the Merchants Na
tional Bank, Raleigh, N. C. ; A.. W.
McLean, wealthy planter and banker
of North ""Carolina ; Thomas & Lump
kin, outstanding lawyers of the State:
and Mr. Lever, the President, whose
activities In behalf of agriculture for
twenty years are known to every one.
I feel confident that this institution is
going to serve a most useful purpose
in helping the farmers of this County!
to pay off on the Instalment plan the
losses suffered In the recent depres
sion. The Federal Land Bank and
this Bank are acting in the closest
luftlWiy to take carsnrt all the needs
of arricBltura In the County."
FRANKLIN COUNTI TEACHERS
The Franklin County Teachers' Or
ganisation of the State College Sum>
mer School held its first meeting this
session in Winston Hall. Tuesday af
ternoon, June 20th. Since Franklin
County Is always well represented at
the State College Summer School the
organisation is to be permanent.
The purpose of this meeting was
two-fold. First, to elect the officers
for t|te year. Second, to decide wheth
er or not Franklin County should take
part itl the program for stunt night
July 4th . \
SOpt. E. L. Best of Franklin Coun
ty acted ss temporary chairman of
the meeting until the following offi
cer? were elected:
MIu Violet Alexander. President,
fctrts Beulah Cyrus. Vice-President.
Miss Mary Turner. Secretary.
Miss Alexander then took charge of
the meeting and 6y a rising vote it
*u decided that Franklin County
should be ready with a stunt (or the
night of the Fourth.
The following committee was ap
pointed by the president to represent
Franklin County in the general . con
ference on Thursday and to arrange
an appropriate stunt for the county:
Mrs. Alice J. Uzzell. Chairman;
Miss Beulah Stalling*. Mr. J. A. Whe
l"ss, Miss Beulah lyrus and Miss
After suggestions and the discus
sion of various plans the organization
'IJournetl to meet again at the call
<>f the president.
HAXIIKKKC HIKF SHOW KK.
Misses Mary Turner and Frances
l arrow gave a beautiful handkerchief
sho^fer to Miss Florence Egerton
Saturday afternoon on (ho spacious
porches of MVs. J. A. Turner's resi
Bridge and rook were played. The
??core cards were attractively decora
led with cuprfds, brides and other a,p
Mr*. Swindell read a poem expres
sly* of ths good wishes of the company
for a happy future and presented her
with a large bouquet of sweet-peas
was suspended in the style of a brides
> howsr bouquet the beautiful handker
chiefs the gifts of the girls present.
A salad course was served.
FRAiTKMH fXUrTTT w??tA?tgT
TWWonna'i Missionary Union of
Frank||^* Conner met SfernTOay. Junir
17th Wffilfce eharch at Sandy Creek.
Tb* mntme amlcu Opened with
e-vorciM* by the Sundy Creek Sunb^uL.
Hand. They flnt tang "Bana the
Peri?Wa4V" Mis* AH* Went read
some tMm of icri^us. Mr. A. J.
Joynar toad'" la M?jrf and the child
ren tans "Ore* tk? Owiu Wares. " ,
UttH JOss KatUMK Setnt dellr
ered a sweet, childish adores? of wel
"Scatter Seeds of Kindness" was
A recitation, "Ten Little Sunbeams"
was given by Misses Jessie Lou Ay
cock, Myrtlce Joyner, Erma Aycock.
Mary Uw Onpton, Erma Gupton, Dal
ma AfMck, MaflW Joyner, Rachel
Allen, La Hah Ayeack and Alta West.
This was flpllowed by a recitation
l?v seme of- tha umo gl'ta, "Christ t?
Mania West, Graham Ifelms, Alta
West awl Lallah Aycock aaag a quar
tette r'S<Jwin? the Seed."
The chilclren's part of the program
closed with the byvaa, "Speed Away.
They performed tkttr fart with credit
to themselves and to thetr leader. Mrs .
S. N. Nelms who works with them
talthtully and well.
Rev. G. W. May delivered an In
spired message on State Missions In
which she set forth very vividly the
needs of some of the waste places of
eastern North Carolina.
After the sermon the entire congre
gation was invited oat to a most ex
cellent picnic dinner prepared by the
ladles ot Sandy Creek church.
The afternoon session opened with
tl.e hymn "My faith looks up to Thee."
Mrs. Nelms, president of the hostess
society conducted the devotional ex
ercises, and called on Mr. Parrlsh,
ministerial student of Mars Hill Col
lege, to lead in prayer..
The business of the meeting was
next taken up including minutes of
the last meeting, roll call of societies,
reports from each and announcements.
Miss Irene Mitchell, who was in the
Louisville Jraining School last year,
gave some very interesting tacts about
this school fostered by thA Woman's
Missionary Union, of the Soonern Bap
tist Convention for training worker?
(or the home and foreign flelds.
Rev. J. A. Mclver, the new pastor
ot the Louisburg Baptist church gave
en impromptu talk on "The Girl Worth
While." The flrst girl worth while
to come into any boy's life, he said,
j*-o9 the right kind ot Qiother. His
message on this subject was very
touching and brought tears to the eyes
of many of his hearers.
The next meeting, to be held In Sep
tember. will be held at LJttletoq In
connection with the annual associa
Wednesday afternoon Miss Eleanor
Yarborough gave a bridge party com
plimentary to Miss Florence Egerton.
There were seven tables of" bridge.
Mrs. W. D. Egerton received the
prize for making the highest score.
This was a basket of towels, one from
each girl present. This she of course
very gracefully presented to the bride
Ice cream and cake were served.
Income tax returns are 35 per cent
short. The highwaymen got In just
ahead of the Government. ? New York
FOR FIRST GLASS JOB PRINTING
PHONE NO. 283.
Mr*. W. E. White. efficient ?
of the Weeleyan Daughters of
MeQiodl* Church entertained
girl# Thursday morning In f- *
the twb June brides who are"
at the society, Mliiw Fraae^
? ick and Florence Egerton .
Beautiful clusters of nrlttfMtd
sweet-peaa formed the decora"
Four tables of Root were i_
and an hour pleasantly spent
game. The guests of honor,.
Smlthwlck and Egerton were (mi
the distinction of having seat* it the
head table during the entire of
Altar the games sandwiches atd Ice
tea were serred followed by ten j*"? in
As the concluding feature! the
mornings entertainment punch vtn
serred In which the company 4*1*k~to
the health of The brltfee. * They W<(r??
presented with beautiful guaat pftaee:
Miss Egerton's being a si Tver
ladle and Miss Smdthwlck'S H salted
nut server. '
Those present were Mlsse* Stances
Smlthwlck, Florence Egerton, Btally
Lnmbartson, Helen Smlthwtak,
rlere Macon, Margaret Hayes, 1 mm
Hayes. Fannie Neal, Elizabeth M>r
ton, Elizabeth Rearls. btWba
Ptoaannt. Ashley, Dorcas Mb
Klnne, Geraldlne Smith, Elizabeth Fur
gurson, Louie and SuSte Meadows,
Mattle Allen and Meadamee W . D.
Egerton and Torn Ruffln.
MISSES YARBOROrGH ENTERTAT*
LITE RA Tl'RF. CLI B.
The Current Literature Club met
Thursday afternoon with Misses Edith
and Mary Yarborough.
The Topic of the afternoon's pro
gram was "The' Little Theatre Move
ment In America and Eugene O'Neal."
The first number on the program
was "The Work of the Little Theatre"
by Mrs. E. C. Allen.
Miss Eleanor Yarborough who fin
ished this term at Fasslfern, save two
humorous and entertaining readings
In Italian dialect.
Mrs. P. B. McKinne read for W?s.
J. E. Malone a well-written paper on
"The Carolina Playmakers."
The most enthusiastically received
number was the recitation by Kedjp
Yarborough of some original veraea.
"On My Father's Private Land," and
"The Old Fat Men."
Mrs. J. M. Allen gave an interest
ing discussion of the play "Bey?nd the,
Horizon." ? *1
..A delicious ice course waa served.
Quite a number cf club members
?nd other invited guests attended in
cluding one cut '.f town guesta, Mrs.
Brinkley. of Cornac, N. C?
-WISS SCOTT ENTERTAINS.
Tuesday afternoon Miss Mildred
Scott entertained for Miss Florence
Egerton. There were seven tables of
bridge and the time passed so pleas
antly that the guests were surprised
when there came a knock at the door.
When it was opened little Miss Mary
Leona RuSln entered dressed in white
silk and wearing a veil like a Llllpu
tian bride. In her hand she carried
a large paper wedding bell from which
were suspended many pretty gifts for
the guest of honor.
After the gifts had been admired the
hostess presented Miss Egerton with
a handsome set of bouillon spoons.
Ice tea and sandwiches were served
and attractive favors, heart-shaped
containers of mints each bearing a
pictured bride or groom. "
Dinner ?Time at the Zoo
r i \imkRTIMG yawn? No, atrw! "Peto
th? New York pity ?oo, u Jua* Indicating lM.tk.li ;
a rood. h??rty meal