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"i it* of wm- W3L u. mcrruf
A death h Oh dtT cklck ku -ao?
; j-sed fiktly anj
E*c. IT. at be*>
beea HI tSf <
? >u mat mil the past ft* day* tkx
??! haft lor her iK?igf ?u tM
erf. Betet her narrUc? Mrs.
Kilii ni *"? ^ih? iohatOD TUU,
tbe oatr t?ttoir of Mr. aad Mrs.
''-?.ism nte at Lowabarx. tad was
i ia Mmtm. Va_. and at
s-iiat Stary s School. Ralesgh. She
wares a taihu. aad tiree
seta. Mr. Thoa W_. at Louiaburg,
V- Wn. H-> Jr., of Darfcam. aad Mr.,
feary G. a itriral at tte L*al
V*J of North Carolina. besides
. Uree broknv Mr. Robert S. WWte
i-d Mr. Haywood D. WUte. -of Hal.
t:?s. aad Mr. Pmr^R White, of
u " ibaig. all erf ?ka vara at h?r
iviside at the uu of her death. Mrs.
f.ilia waa fraabutlj connected la
North Ckniha aad Virginia, aad
karaa a boat <rf Wfc aad relative*
c Wirrtaloa Oxford aad Petersburg,
jii had bees a tife-kjag member of
S" PaaTa F>a?r npal cant* of this
; -ice. frosa which the faaerai mi iku
?*re held ok Moadty afternoon at
* ? Uiety ochek. coadacted by
Ss4o? Joacft B-- CVtUre. Re*. Mor
? sa Bethea aad Rrv -Walter B.
? lark. dai afc shkt the choir sweet
sug m lual Kiecticas.
Tie iari i ?? 1 was caade at Oah
? a. naetefT aad the suit made
?* ns literally Wxlrd with I he i
est of fcnn pm from friends ;
firrt ffy ia their hamble way of
-JUS their kn aad esteem far |
? cease*. The rail bearers were j
iVsars. K. H. Malgae. J. B. Yartwr
-r'a. It. S. Oiftnai J. M. Allea. U
Joywtr. F. B. MEmn
iti ?rnct? *afe larreiy attend
the littles srapadty is ex
-?i?? ty bereaved (tasr by the ?l
Jit P*J*1 ? of the Loiistarg Grad- I
a<tay mac Dee. se a the main |
.?tonza of the B?|?a Chmrch. As
-? chil^K. Iht?i'i i ? tlieia the low- I
<r "oor the inwHH had to flad
?its in the gallery.
The fdUoaiag iropia was render- |
Hut the Herald Assets Si?g ? ]
~y<ran Blading ? Secoad Grade.
L^rrf's Ptajw? School is ooacert.
Little Cxaiks ? rint onte.
Three songs by the fan grade.
' hi iiimai Sum lit ? Aaaa Gray |
-'If? O ' *"* Tin of Bethlehem.
He CM IB the Xight ? HeJ- |
5o?c The First Sod ? Fifth Grade. !
Poem, A Baal Suis Clans ? Ray- j
cnod Joyaer. "
? Primary 1
SO riPEK ?1T WEE*~ '
la ?*f Ikal *v <?m maj
halt Um t* ?Wnp tWr CliM
?u MM<f> 1*4 Btr a Uttto ??U
hin 'H no Man ?B1 It a* rnt
alar pakUratfea at the I BJIML
LI5 TIMES ant w?r*. TW rm
Ur* farrr )ataa la nteajlaft Ikt
Wat at ?l?h?a tm a bm< }ajaa*
CfcilH? > aa4 Wappj Xew Tnr
?a l?t> aa4 trtrj pan ?a ti it?
(HEIST*! S CATTATA
The Choir ot the Methodist Ckcrck |
will give t Christmas Cuua TV
Adoration" by Geo. B. Neva, at the
evening hoar. T o'clock .
Special Christmas 0?i ?fc?? will be
held at tht moraine knr by Psstor i
L. E. Thompson. Special ClUnas
rowaic will be tendered by the choir.
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The following case.
of in Recorder's Court Mnsfay:
State vs Charlie Stone. adw, guilty,
judgment suspended upon njwra! ot
State vs Charlie Stone, ccw. juilty.
judgment suspended upon poymeat ot
State vs Sol Wright, appeal, guilty,
judgment suspended upon pmesi of
State rs Troy Ranee, forgery, capias
and con tinned.
State YB Early Mitchell. attempting
to utter forged check, guilty, .judg
ment suspended upen payment o t
State vs Wash Evans, highway rob
bery. capias and continue-*
State vs J. T. Peorce. adw. guilty,
State vs Mrs. J. T-ftp?t. forcible
State vs John Winfree-. r*lse swear
ing to marriage license, guilty. jMg
laeut suspended upon payment at
State vs Percy SittfelL &^Uiat.
gnilty. 60 days <m roads, appeal. - ?
State v* Med Journegas. ?fH?flling.
gnilty. 60 days oa roads, appeal.
I state V* Barry IWm.
| State vs Jim Evans aad Lab Evans
if and a. gnilty. Evans an ed S^S axd
'rests. Lola Evans, judgment scspexd.
ed upon payment ot coots.
On account of next Honar Keiag
Christmas there will be so Record
er's Court on that day and ^all
have been continued to
nary 1st. 1J23.
The Franklin County ttssaoauy
I Union met the second Saturday ta De
cember with the Church at Wood.
The weather was thnatesag la the
early morning and tbe rnndi very slip
pery. bat in spite of these bets visi
tors and delegates were pi tarn from
Lomsburg Mt. Zioc. Bans. Wood. On
terrille, Sandy Creek and Flat Rack
r Tbe devotional eiertiM* were con
ducted by Miss Harper who ml thi
made aa appropriate talk mi tbe real
meaning of Chilian aa.
Mrs R. A. Bob*** ot
made a report at tbe last
tbe Union which was VM
Creek. After the rdl can
BSS CUUI IUSMX
TVf ai osteal emmmtf K?> CkarxyL
Bki? . t pm(a:u< by Ik Glew Clab|
of - Umlibvi Collsc*. T?lhj ???
t?*. Dtnmkr 1M. cmM ma cm a
tractlra clfir ?i la Ikt M? of ti ? ,
KkooL Jut prtnoU?( Ikt CkiMan|
la tks gmr HUt Japaioe ta? 1 ^
mil a. pUui 70U1 k??rtraa (Ha
IVrttW Holdea) ftuda tba uuie Cbfij
PloaaoM -(HI? rraacta Kaao). Tka
tnanat eaae aa J &u*rr? ?*i wkick
Wa Holdea portrijW tie ft< ?? t
Icrer. dellcbled bcr aatteace. UtrtJ
M Miss Rasao KMtat to aa tka prst
tj astir* Japiac? uin This
cktracter allowed tka w of a arid*
nan of TOict <Uck ia ao traly hers. I
The flexibility of roace aad clarity of I
ten* were evidences of tMr Boat n- I
ptrtor traiaias aaf pit.
Ia Knt.iMu (Miss aac^mt - L<4-|
|kto?) was mbafM tkt tn of
witiy oM Icufiifta propraetor. I
Ncthirt wa: left to be e<mil ia tklal
?comfy ilrai at alack <u a aoar
lot caaataat B<rTiB?ai.
I The dignified Tbc? ccald >aT? be
interpreted oahr by ooe prm wat
Miss Geaeraere Peltxs eoatrol
saace aad carriage.
! Miss Or* Holdea. Jose*kiae Budy.i
iGradie Parker aad Bfitke Gafy all!
portrayed Ameraeaa types witk voices |
] Others of the cast Tare: IB naa
Noiae Hul Etta Beale Grxrt. Hatxke
Km Parker. Sasae Crowe: L Ratb Joa
es. 14a Brass. Hattie Keel CoagleCoa.
Carafe Jokaaoo. Essie LOca. Mary
Vox ore* J alia Daniels. Katb Hopkxaa.
Charlotte Pittasaa. " Kathrya MHna,
Ina Bracey. Mary iyrB?ee.-Paali*e"Be>
am. Mae Campbell.
Plan Miss Ratb Ball.
VaoHaist-rDr . H. H. Jofeasos. Mr.
S. B. Berkeley.
Stape Maaa^er? Mr. 1_ C. L?xk.
Director? Mrs . A. W. Moss. ? 1
Ia traiais* led directive these 1
yoaag voices Mrs . Hoka 2xs colv ao j
ceataated oar appreczataoa of ber
ability. The Glee Clab at Loaisbars
CtoUe?e may hope (or a krilliui fa
lure ander Mrs . Kbta s ucej^ioaal
Ksecatiie -tl ? iT at ifcf Td
Grfrm AssocaUK. of Tisce
Ccn;T/ia tfcy Cocit at Hn
crhc^oa VixidiT tbe 12;S day at
iy^ i^e foiio?ng resota.
UMS ??t maiuacclT to
1. Thi cojLiuVmg th-e ?ifinllies
ud Antrum which km bwi
Uran iau eO pathway. tfc r Aasocia
'taoa. tsdfr its ngi^nu Ififcrit^
lis ndc a wtm *i. i f ?J ' ?
I 2. Thai the
|kv rtick we are at
| asx4. ami vkkk Bta be oiwoim.
is the |Ttai ntettma at feeling
i? g Ikt growers, that the relation
hetwee* the nufattr aad his own
organisation is Lackiag ia that <Je
Mt at dxaea whm vmM ia
0 ???w lut missing
to the great chata erf coop?rii;,o
<?rt- ** *> herei* tad kmkr xm
WITH BIG Bltl
A5B WOCJTD GUARD I
Vm Ictaf Trus(errf4 Ftmi|
*> Ft*nl lewne Itik Whi
Daj light K?bbery TmI
rwit: In Ope-rd Fire
?fi ? KHnr Icitrr (Juris Kick
Wtat Vn Tiikg Place; LJtely
Fkr IXnH hj G*nnuMil
C?i4s laslde Ktait Building.
?enver, Colo., Dec. 18,-^Three ban
today shot and profcaWy fatally
?nded Charles Linton, a federal re
~ bank guard, and escaped, with
in currency of *3.00 denomi
whicta was being Toaded onto
ral reserve truck In front of the
" The fund was being transferred
fttaai the mint to the tocal reserve
_ The robbers seixed the currency
-wd sprang Into an automobile. As
tMr car sped away armed govern.
?Matt guana inside the mint building
frsl from the wlndowe at the rob
m "Hie entire Denver police force
iy was called into action in an
to apprehend the robbers.
robbery occurred at 10:40
c'dnck afew minutes after toe govern
" employes had begun to load the
-icy into the federal reserve
While* the loading was in progress
an automobile drove up In front of
the mint building. Three masked
rcthu jumped from it. Before the
iment employes knew wha^. had
led the bandits opened fire from
-At 11:40 a. m. R. G. Grant, direc
tor of the mint, announced that the
bandits had escaped with the entire
consignment ot $200,000 for the Den
ver Federal Reserve Bank. Director
Groat said the money was in fifty
sacks containing $4,000 each. It was
is denominations of f5 all in currency.
The holdup occurred in\west Col
lax Avenue, directly in front of the
isaia entrance of the mint.
Aimed Sen In Second (#.r
Heaven or fell at the first fusilade.
meet employes returned
Ufce robbers B<^!d Qnlckll.
_ to the motor truck, grabbed
the bags of gold and escaped . While
tse robbery was g'fng on according
tr witnesses, a second automobile
headed with masked men. armed with
shotguns and rifles, stood 20 feet from
the baniit car, apparently ready to
give aid if needed.
Sheriffs in nearby counties were
quickly notified by the police in an
effort to apprehend the robbers. '
BRIGHT JEWELS GIVE CONCERT
Ttoe Bright Jewel Band of Ihe Meth
,cdist church, led by Mrs. Ernest Fur
rurson gave an enjoyable Christmas
tniicit Sunday night at the Methodist
The whole band first assembled in
the Sunday School room. At the time
few the exercises to begin they 'march
ed into the -church and rasing their
places inside the chance% sang "Oh
Little Town of Bethlehem."
I After the song they repeated the
"scripture lesson from the second chap
iter of Luke.
Little Miss Rebecca l!o:Ien recited
a sweet little piece called "The Flffet
Christmas." This was followed by
Tfce Christmas Star" given Dy Misses
Rugenla Perry. Elsie Herman, Eliza
Newell, Virginia Beck, Mary Best and
Next was a song "God 'Lores Us All"
suig by the whole class. Annie Peo
ples leclted "Little Workers." Two
girla la Japanese costume. Misses
Uulw Gardner and Margaret Hill, one
representing a heathen Japanese and
the other a converted Japanese girl
presented a very effective dialogue.
Master Bea T. Holden save a recl
tatksn. -story Old Yet Always Sweet";
as4 he and Ma line Leach sang as a
doet "Christ was ones a little Baby."
A recitation by six of tbe very small
c Midi ?. Al Hodges Jr.. Haxel John
ma. ? W Holden. Mary Beasley.
ItsvM Cook and William I-dgh Bess
ley was Hollowed by a reading by one
of tb* larger girls. "The <Jlft of s Sa
ilor" by Miss Lucy Perry Burt.
TWrs were two other group reclta.
tirsa. "What Can I Give the King?"
by rtmsm Turner. Annie Taylor. Mar
saret Holden. Gala Patrirta Holden.
Sarah Hicks. Virginia Perry and Ara
IbfTb; asd "The Birthday of the
KiagT by Douglas Perry. Joba Tucker,
l sells Bates. Dsdgui Joyaer. O. C.
Hill, Josephine Perry. Margaret Rouse
Virginia Place. Ruth Joyner and G.liy
Three other single recitations. "Por
rotten" by Helen Leigh Fleming.
t>xrw-*ed Out" by Sid Holden. Jr..
"Oar Mission Band" by Lillian How
ell; and three other songs. "Lore Lift
ed Me," "Shine Just Where You Are"
and "Little Givers Marching Song'
< OMpieted that part of the program.
Am offering was taken wtilch is to
go on the Bright Jewel Pledge to
VMoai The generous offering
? lis by the congregation was furth
er increased by tbe addition of the
KSUSti M tbe sartte boxes or the mem
bers of the band. A prayer by the
rWMnn "Take Oar Pennies Hesvenly
Flbnr." (be song "Joy Bells" sad the
W nedvxlos by the pastor closed what
rrwy one present felt hsd been s very
The- following telegram ha?
been received which explains It
self ? ,
Kalafeh, I*. C* D?r, W, 1*22
JL Z. iiiv iT. ? ?
fahMh| MK Million dol
lars la elacki to ear mem
bers today. A aiDlloa more
'? will ?? forward tomorrow
Hi Friday. Ajfr?itamtelj
another mlllloa will k?. dls
tribated aext week to holders
of mortgages aad as?i?rn
mentv Delay raatfd by our
laaMUty to grade. cattBu and
complete warehouse -reeelpts
on aeeaaat . #f continuous
W. B. Blaloek, Genu Mgr.
IHi CO-OPS EM) '
A BECOBD YEAR
First Tnr of Orderly Marketing Rals
H Prk? to Cotton anil Tobacco
Cooperative marketing rides to the
close of 1922 on the flood tide of suc
I Nation-wide recognition of the ben
efits of cooperative associations which
I include a half _a- million farmers was
ivgiced last wee# tn tne Washington
Conference of cooperatives from ail
secctions of the United States. Carl
Williams. President of the American
Cotton (: rowers Exchange, declared
this conference the most important
move in "American history for the ben
efit of the farmer.
President Harding. Secretary Her
bert Hoover, Senator Capper and Eu
i gene Meyer, director of the War Ft
| nance Corporation, fptfd trfbute to the
work of the cooperative associations.
Following last week's second pay
ment by the North C&rvnpa Cotton
Association, members of the Tobacco
Growers Cooperative Association
throughout Eastern North .Carolina
dC?Mc their cash receipts this week
??ir aft" Wbaeco drtlv ered fcr December
(first to the Association. A second
] payment to ail membe>s cf the To
j iiacco Growers Cooperative Associa.
jtion in the old belt will follow on all
'deliveries ^nade up to December 20th
as soon thereafter as checks can be
:made out and distributea.
A third rash payment to the organ
ized growers of South Carolina will
be distributed after Association mem
bers in Virginia and Western North
Carolina have doubled tneir money on
all deliveries for 1922.
With larger crops rais year ' than
last, tobacco farmers in three states
have Received more for their tobacco
than in 1921. In North Carolina and
Virginia November sales* have shown
a gain of three dollars per hundred,
while the South Carolina growers
have practically doubled last year's
With the orderly marketing of both
tobacco and cotton by thousands of
farmers through their cooperative as
sociations in the Carolinas and Vir
ginia. the tide of prosperity Is rising
as the growers adopt and use the me
thods of big business to successfully
sell their products.
W"SI>'E88 TO BE SrSPEXDEI)
Business generally will be suspen
ded in Lpuisburg on Monday and
Tuesday, Christmas day and the day
following, when all the banks and
mercantile establishments will take a
holiday, according to announcements
HOBO h ILL ED TTB8DAY
James Ellen, colored, was shot ai.d
killed near Meade's saw mill at .Cedar
Rock Tuesday by Meilin Jones, an oth
er nefrro As the preliminary hear
ing has not been had no facts hare
?IMS TCBNEB HOSTESS
Miss Wabhte Tartar delightfully en
tertained the mstahers Of the Thurs
day Evening Book Club at her home
on the 14th. The meeting was called
td order by the president, Miss Mary
Turner after which followed the roll
call, minutes of the last meeting and
Oners ? Lbcla dl Lammermoore.
/ ni hor's Life ? Miss Bailie Taylor.
Ki-ry of the Opera ? mim Mildred
Victrola Selections from the Opera
1? Sextette from Lucia.
2 ? Mad Scene.
Current Events? Miss Ruth Hall.
Daet ? Misses Mary Turner and Ruth
A most delicious sweet course was
served. The invited neests were
Misses Onnle Tucker, Elisabeth Stew
art, Kalherlne Pleasants. Mesdames
James B. King. T. W. RolTin and
Calcium arsenate will be scarce this
n^xt season, believe agricultural ex
tension worker*. All the moro rea
son for good plaiting seed, early pre
paration, good <iilture and picking
fcquare* In grown* cotton naott year.
AMONG THE VISITORS
SOKE TOU KNOW AND SOME TOD
?? NOT KNOW.
Persenal Items About Fstts AW
Their Friends Who rjkie
And There. '
Constable J. E. Thomas vlattMt
Raleigh Tuesday. r' .
Dr. M. O. Burk, of Richmond, was
a visitor to Louisburg the past week.
Rev . G. P. Smith, of Littleton, was
a pleasant visitor to Loolaburg Mon
Mrs. Leu Battle, of Rocky Mount,
spent the past week at Mrs. E. 3.'
Miss Beverla Pearce who Is teach
ing at Nashville, spent the holidays
Miss Lucy Andrews who is teach
ing at Belmont, is at home tor the
Mr. A. W. Person and little child
ren are spending the Christmas holl.
days at Millikin, La.
Miss. Tom Ogburn, who Is taking a
business course In Richmond, is
spending the holidays with her moth
| Mrs. Joe Person and daughter. Miss
Abiah, are spending the holidays at
jKlnaton with her daughter, Mrs.
Messrs. G. R. McGrady and C. W.
High, of Raleigh, spent Sunday in
Louisburg, guests of Mr. and Mrs.
D. O. High. ?
Mrs. 9. W. Matthews, nee Miss Ma
tilda Foster, of Tennessee, is spend
ing the holidays with her mother,
Mrs. E. S. Foster. '
Little Miss Borothy Hicks left Thurs
day for Eliiabeth City, wnere she will
make her future home vsith her aunt,
Mrs. E. S. Chesson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mclver return
j ed Friday from the State Convention
in Winston-Salem. They report a
pleasant trip and a gplea&d meeting.
Mr. Earl Murphy, who recently un
derwent an operation in a hoSpHal at
Rocky Mount for appendicitis, return
ed home the past week mach improv
FBANK1IN COUNTY IN ION MEET
| The following Is the program for
jthe Franklin County Union meeting
which will be held with Cedar Rock
church, December 30 and 31.
1 10: 00 Song Service.
1 10 : 30 Devotional exercise, Rev. W.
1 10 45 Organization for 1&23.
n : 00 A. Retrospect, Rqy . J . A . M ??
11 45 Pennon, Rev. Geo. W. May.
l<:30 Dinner hour.
1:30 Song service.
1:45 Christ in the Home, Prof. G.
2:30 Song by congregation.
2:35 Duet, Miss Ora Holden and
Miss Belvin Finch.
2:40 Christ in the Church, Dr. D.
B . Bryan ,
7:00 B. Y. P\ U.* Demonstration
program, Corinth B. Y. P. U.
8:3C B.. Y. P. |N Study Course,
Rev. Hoyt Blackwell.
10:00 Song service.
10:30 Christ In our National Life, Dr.
W. L. Poteat.
11:30 Solo. Miss Claudllene Sykes.
11:35 Dedicatory Sermon, Dr. J. H.
12:30 Dedication or Cedar Rock
Choir Leader, Rev. N. F. Brttt.
CHRISTMAS SERVICES AW 8T.
Rev. Walter B. Clark, rector, St.
Paul's church, announces the
Ing services during Christmas
Fourth Sunday In Advent ? next i
day. Church School 10 a. m. Mr. W.
H. Ruffin, Superintendent. No other
services as the Rector will be Ul Ktt
trell for the day.
Christmas Day, morning prayer,
sermon and the Holy Communion at
11 a. m. The subject of the sermon
will be "Who For us Men and for oar
Salvation come down from Heaven ? *
and that was Man.'" Special Christ
mas music at this service. All com
municants are remindeo that In all
branches of the Catholic chureh.Cfcrlst
m Is a Holy Day of omtgatloM.
Christmas Sunday School exercises
Wednesday evening, Dec. 27th, at T:S0
In the church.
COTTON REPORT ?'*& '
The tabulation ot the card report*
shows that there were 13.145 bales ot
cotton, counting round as haU. hales,
ginned In Franklin County, IMpiii the
crop of 1122 prior to December t. IMS
as compared with M^ll bales ilmt
to December 1, 1921 ,
It you consider your ~tl
and land worth anything, donl 1
It by ujlnc poor seed next spring.
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