Coltoii was worth W crut* a
pound in I^>ui>l>um
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\ OLU.MN I, XVIII
SUBSCRIPTION' 91.50 ? Ta
LOU1SBCRG, N. CAROLINA KKI1MY, FEBRUARY 4, l!M8
N 1MB EH SI
W. E. WHITE DEAD
Was On6 of Louisburg And
Franklin County's Most
Prominent And Highly
Mr. W. E. White, one of Louis
burg's most prominent and high
ly respected citizens died ai >a
hospital in Durham at 7::10 Tues- .
day morning, following an illness
of several months. Mr. White; j
was 66 years of age. He was
iwtce married, first to Miss
Blanche Fowler, who preceeded |
him to the grave five years ago, J
from which union there survive |
three sons, Messrs. Clyde O. :
White, W. E. White. Jr.. and Ken
neth White, all of Louisburg
He was later married to Miss
Eleanor Collie, who also survives!
him. He is also survival by two
sisters, Mrs. Dr. T. D. Tyson. of|
Mebane. and Mrs. Dr. ? ? |
Jones, of High Point, alsl. two
brothers, Plem White, of Climax,
and Joe White, of Greensboro.
Mr. White was one of Louis
burg's oldest and leading business
men, coming to Louisburg about
forty years ago from Oxford andj
engaging in the furniture and un
dertaking business, first as White
Hall Furniture Co., then soon af
ter assuming full controll and
changed the name to W. E.
White Furniture Co. This busi
ness under his direction grew to
lw one of the best known and
most substantial in the county.
He was a great civic leader and
worker and was found in the
front of all civic and public move
ments. He had served his town
as Commissioner for around thir
ty years and had tyeen an active
3. ember of the Board of Trustees
of Louisburg College for more .
than ten years, Being Chairman
of the Board at the time of his !
death. He was an acMve Mason i
and was a member of tlie Board
of Stewards of the Methodist
Church. He was a member of
the Friends Church, and was true
to his faith.
As a Husband and father he
trne, Wnd, ind-Hlgent and pa
tia?*, ?*d his kindly smile and
-?aUe and pleasant personality
oiade him especially popular
' among his many friends. He was
?jhe leading force that caused the
? town to take over and assume i
?the upkeep of Oakwood ceretery. ;
a move he considered as one of j
his greatest achievements.
The funeral services were held
irom his home on North Church
Street Wednesday afternoon at
2:80 o'clock,,, conducted by Revs.
,T. G. Phillips, pastor Louisburg
Methodist Church, D. E. Earn- 1
bardt. President* of Louisburg ,
College, and J. D. Simons, pastor;
Louisburg Baptist Church, and j
interment was made in the family
plot In Oaklawn cemetery. Both
services were attended by large
numbers of friends and relatives
of the deceased and the floral
?rlbute was especially large and
beauMful, paying the highest tri-j
bute of respect to one whose life ;
^ad contributed so largely to his
The .pallbearers were as fol- ;
lows: Active ? E. H. Ma lone, T. i
^ K. Stockard, A. W. Person. C. K. i
Sykes, J. H. Boone, C. E. Pace.!
Honorary?John Hughes. F. H.
Allen, L. L. Joyner, \V. B. Bar
row, J. S. Howell, W. J. Cooper,
F. W. Justice, C. K. Cooke, Dr. C.
H. Banks, W. R. Mills. D. F. Mc
Kinnt, Malcolm McKinne, Board
...of Stewards of the Methodist,
.Church, H. F. Mitchell, N. H
i . Ayescue, J. H. Best. C. P. Harris.
Wi N. Fuller, F. B. McKinne, J. ;
X. Inscoe, E. A. Kemp, visiting ;1
The funeral was In charge ofii
Messrs. Walter Cooke, of Frank-]
Minton. and ? . ? -. Blalock. of j
-, Henderson, and business general
, Jy in Louisburg was suspehded
during the funeral hour as a tri
bute of respect to the deceased.
Somehow, the behavior of
great nations makes you think ol
two little boys. You hare seen
them in some squabble, inching
up toward eachothftr, all brist
ling, and maybe one or both with
a chip on their shoulders.
Program At Utie
The following Is the program
at the Louisburg Theatre, begin
ning Saturday, Feb. 5th:
Saturday ? ? Double Feature ?
BOB STEELE in "Riding The
L.one Trail" and Peter Lorre Inf 1
Think Fast Mr. Mo to."
Sunday-Monday ?.Irene Dunne
*od Cary Grant "The Awful
Tut'h." On the Stage Sunday night
The Public Wedding of Miss Mar
garet Joyner and Mr: Dan Holt.
Tuesday ? ? Clkire Trevor; in -
Big Town Girl."
Wednesday ? Dick Foran and
Ann Sheridan in "She Loved A
Thursday ? Glenn Morris and
Sleanor Holm in "Tarzan's 'Re
Friday. ? Mae West in "Every
3ay's A Holiday."
Mills P. T. A.
Thursday. Jan. UTili ltr.i I'kt'il
tile beginning of .Mills P. T. A.
meetings for the year lf'SS.
It was the tif'h monthly 'mee;>
iug of the school-yea I' . which was
postponed from i)ie schedule time,
In spite of postponement and a
very cold day, there was sol- ndid
Seven of I.ouisliuitt'.i Civic and
Welfare organizations had repre
sentatives present', who gracious
ly cooperated with the P. T. As
sociation ill presenting t'hf Wel
fare, program for the occasion. i
The program began with the i
assembly singing . "America." j
which was followed by reading j
the Parent-Teacher Creed.
Mrs. H. (5. Bailey and Miss
Scoville in lovely duet, sang
The minutes of "the last* meet- j
ing were read by the Secretary.
Mrs. Yarborough then present- 1
ed Mrs. Marry H. Johnson. P.T.A !
Welfare Chairman and program j
speaker for the afternoon.
Her subject of address was,
"Child Welfare ? Relative to
School Attendance," The contex (
of her splendid message to the j
P.T.A wag. first to promote child j
welfare in home and school, and
>n community; second, to develop 1
closer relation between the.home1'
and the school; third, to secure!
adequate laws for the care and,'
protection of children; fourth, to I '
obtain and maintain a school wiMi !
sanitary environment and play- j
ground, and adequate eqiupmen! I '
of rooms, to the physical comfort I 1
and convenience of teachers and j
lion" S'r ^'ared. the I ?
tope wag no Ltopian dream bur
! w,th thf; concentrated effort i
?rfhome and school toward tZ '
aZTnT?- *1'*- j0hn8o?'8 ad I
nor.r C'IVlf' ",,d Welfare re
??r. ?, Sound and sincere, were 1 J
i ??* rdnl< Hose read the Tun
lor Woman's League report out-"
> anding in Welfare activities
splendid expenditure of i
SJ5 0u received from
Theatre and funds raised bv thp
?? , ;
-5 3S&.J *'"? ?"?->< I
The Kiwanis Club (i<ftr, 1
sM.!,,V7 ;i?i; ? !
?r&r? iSTwa-K: <
M.sUfakeu"' (^'"is,mya opportunl- J
< - school a"d hot '"ochesjj
ueedy aged benefit,, v, ('.hi"dren I
" '?mi!ies from Mills school
es ? ?" ?*?? oommodi
(furnished to Welfare Dent
by the Federal Gov. , one child '
tree oithopedic operation in Mill,
'5 garments from sewing room
Phi!rt ,d amo,,& Mills school 5
ssss &?'" "" t j
Wrs. ]\I. S. Clifton (W P a r0p ^
port'" ree months re !
port. i08 children served -"m i
Tht pt?' h' 3 ,cost ot <206.90. '
rm*. i given most of the'i
free lunches. Individual benefar !
trih f'jd orSanizations have con
tributed splendidly. n <
Mrs. J. b. Yarborough fWPA
Sewing room Supt.) Report for 2? '
mon*. At present time^ ToA ,
?s i < t ! room. As many as
55 hnVe been working at one time '
In the 23 months. 14.050 eai J '
m^ntj have been made by them
and distributed to the needv i!)
the county, by Mrs. J. y Mitch? 1
ner SUpt. of Welfare. ' ,
i , general physical ex- <
aminations 747 were 'made in '
ceiled 53 6 of Mills children re- I
cehed vision-test (6535 in coun
q" i t e~^ C examinations. 185 .
Special inspection. 435.
? Miss Annie Green (WPA- Li
brarian and Library Club leader, <
riZfi I report of one child given 1
daUy hot lunch and clothes by i
Welfare ph V Johnson (School1
i J reported that .
the *50 00 given by the Louteburg
Theatre wag divided between two '
and4?!28'!0118' the Scht>01 Welfare
nd the Junior Woman's League 1
for expenditure for the needy of 1
8i5?2 and com,nun1ty. Kxcellent '
?undhaT8heb pnTKA,Ven ^STttS ]
???u. me f. r.A. made wonriArfni J
th" Ph"''!0"8 t0,tJle needy tforu i
the Christmas offering of food and
ar" "? ????!? "if
Mrs.'R. f Yarborough (Chair- ('
(Continued on page five)
He's The 1 12 th
;? V. ? *? . ? . -
CHICAGO . . . John Henry Sead
lund. alias Pe^er Anders, caught
at Santa Anita race track while
betting part ot a $50,000 ransom,
confesses kidnapping "and slaying
last September ot Charles 8 Rosa, ,
local greeting cjrd manufacturer.
Seadlund also confessed killing
his confederate in the crime, j
James Atwood Gray. Capture of
"Anders" clears up all but twu ,
of 114 kidnapping cues that have
come to the attention of J. Edgar
Hoofer's federal Bureau of In- j
restigattiMi since passage ot tha
"Liudbergti Act" .in Juue. 1932.
Franklin Recorder's Court held
i short, session on Tuesday and
lisposed of the following cases:
F. M. Ayeacue was fouud guilty
if assault with deadly weapon and
Ined $40 and cost includiug doc
ors and hospital bills.
William Sills was fouud guilty
>f larceny tind given " months o u
Zollie Hayes plead guilty to]
arceny and wa,s given months j
>n roads. ;
W. H. Radford resisting officer,
Chunk Johnson, assault with
leadly weapon, discharged.
T axpayer s
For the convenlesce of those
who are required by law to tile
federal Income Tax returns, a
Deputy Collector of Internal Rev
enue will be at the Court House
n I.ouisburg. N. C., Register of
Seeds Office ou March 3. 1938.
o assist taxpayers In preparing
heir returns. No charge will be
liade for this service. The matter
>f filing your income tax return
should be given immediate atten
ion. in order to avoid penalty and
You are required to file a re
aim if your net income is $1,000
?r over or your gross income is
(5,000 or over and you are single
[or married and not living with
lusband or wife), or if you are
uarried and living with husband
>r wife and your net income is
!2.50v or oivr or your gross in
?oine is $5. Out) or over.
KK< *:m bribe ho\okki?
Mrs. F. H. Allen assisted by her
laughters. Misses Felicia. Hazel,
rieien, Max and Mrs. Conrad Stur
tess. of Henderson, gave a t?a in
jonor of Mrs. Willard A. Huggins,
i recent bride. Friday afternoon,
it the home of Mrs. Allen on
Guests were greeted at the door
)y Mrs.'G. W. Cdbb. with little
Miss Liria Sturgess receiving
?ards. - '
Mrs. J. M. Allen U. introduced
wallers to the receiving line.
Receiving with Mrs. Huggins
vere Mrs. Allen. Mrs. Sburgess.
ind Mrs. E. A. Huggins. of White
Mrs. Hazel Ford invited guests
into the dining room, where tea
ind sandwiches were served by
Mrs. W. C? Perry. Mrs. Paul Elain,
Hisses Frances Turner and Anna
Presiding at apposite ends of
:he lace covered table were. Mrs.
K. K. Allen and Mrs. G. Mr Beam.
Guests' were bade .goodby by
Uesdames F. R. Rose and W. D.
O'HKNRV BOOK CLl'B
Mrs. H. F. Grikin was hostess
o the O'Henry Book Club at her
lome Tuesday afternoon. ,
The guest speaker of t'he after
loon was the Rv. L. F. Kent, rec
or of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
A reading from Mark Twain's
'Innocents Abroad," was given by
rtrs. George Weaver.
The hoetesA assisted, by Mrs. F.
Li. O'Neil served a salad course
*rfth coffee to the club members
ind the following guests, Mrs. W.
Avent, Mrs W. L. Lumpkin,
Mrs. J. D. Simons, Mrs. C. W. Lea.
Jr., and Mrs. D. E. Earnhardt.
The present price of beef leads
us to believe the old story about
the cow jumping over the moon,
bat we never knew the moon was
so far from the earth. t
S. Y. MACON FA
Prominent" Ingleside Man
Succumbs To Hurts In
Samuel Young Macon, 86. pro
minent citizen of Inglcsid". died
in Henderson Tuesday n.iglu at
Maria l'arham 1 1 os p i t }i 1 where lie
had been carried Sunday night
after being attack by an auto
mobile. The accident took place
near the Macon family homeateud
Air. .Macon was said to have
been struck by W. I!. Privette. a
bus driver, as Macon was going
toward his home. Relatives of the
dead man quotfcd Privette as say
ing that Macon was walking down
the center of the highway and
that the crush could not> have been
Privette took Mr. Macon to the
hospital in his own vehicle.
Funeral services were held at
the Macon home place Wednesday
afternoon at 2:::0 o'clock and1
burial was in the family ceme
Mr Macon was one of the best
known citizens of Franklin Coun
ty, coming front u long line of |
prominent residents. In his youth
he taught school at various places!
throughout this section. Later be
came a justice of the peace andj
was an active member of the i
Crointh Baptist Church He was |
Mie son of Mr. and Mrs. George
His wife has been dead for
many years and they had no chil
dren. A brother, W. J. Macon, was
killed in a similar automobile ac
cident some 10 years ago
J. H. WEATHERS DEAD
Mr. J. H. Weathers. 68. one of
Bunn's oldest and most prominent
citizens died at his home in Bunn
on Monday following an extended
illne3s. He is survived by one
son. Mr. Curtis Weathers, of
New York City.
For a long number of years
Mr. Weathers wis tdentifled with
the business and civic, interests
of Bunn, Conducting a * vranMle
establishment there for leaclong
number of years and 'i.aa active
in all civic, church and school ac
tivities, and was held in high es
teem by a large number of
The funeral services were held
Mrs. Bessie Hart Pippin
Bunn. ? Mrs, Bessie Hart Pip
pin, 58. died here Monday. Sur
viving are her husband. C. C.
Pippin, and four sons: W. W.
Pippin. Forest. Miss.. I,. Ij. Pip- i
pin. Bunn; C. C. Pippin. Zebulo.n |
and H. H. Pippin. Bunn. The!
funeral was held here Tuesday 3.1 1
Mrs. Pippin was a most estim-;
able woman. She was especially;
popular and highly respected by !
?U Her acquaintances and occupi
ed nit important part in t'he cant- I
munity, having served many years
on the school committee and was
active in the work of the church |
and Parent-Teacher Association
and t-he Women's Clubs of the
She will be greatly missed by
the people of her community.
BUNN P. T. A. MEETS
The Bunn Parent-Teachers As-'
sociation niet> on Thursday e'veti
ing, January 20 to review the
Reports were given by the
chairman of the various commit
tees showing an unusual amount
of work and achievement during
the past four months: All the
committees have functioned as
After Mie opening so'ng. On
ward Christian Soldiers, Mrs.
Finch led the devotion by reading
[Corinthians I. IS chapter, Rev.
| Hartsell leading in prayer. Cad
win Cone and Miss Shearon offer
ed the piano duet. Good Night.
The seventh grade coached by
Miss Manning gave a very humor
ous playlet, A Hard of Hearing.
Elizabeth Harris and Mae Wil
liams were featured as old maids
with Joe Woodard as leading man.
Annie Laurie Shearon gave The
Robin's Return, a piano solo. -The
song. My Bonnie left the audi
ence in a very humok-ous mood.
The very successful social hour
has united the teachers and par
ents in an unrivaled way. The
refreshment committee served
coffee and cookies to the sociable
During the past month the or
ganization has sponsored quite a
number of entertainments for the
benefit of the school. On January
120h and 1Mb there were the pic
ture shows, The Texan and ,Hav
ing a Good Time or Bust (a .cir
cus picture). On January 14 the
Athletic Association working thru
the parent-Teacher Association
sponsored a' show produced, by
"Mustard" and Gravy," comedians
and musicians. The sohool library
has been greatly enlarged and
now compares with the regular
high school libr&ijes.
Seek Cure For Business Ills
WASHINGTON. D. C. . . . The Capitol fairly seethes with' conference
these day; 1 as business men, financiers, monomliti and politico* *??lc
solution to current slump Here Secretary of Commerce Daniel C.
Roper (center) confers with W. Arerill Harrlmaa (left). Chairman of
B'nin?** A lvl?i?rjr Council, and Edward R. Stettlnius. Jr.. Chairman
of 'Committee of United Slate
The I.ouisburg Kiwauis Club j
had a very fine meeting on Tues
day evening f'eb. 1. with twelve
members present a ad Miss Ruth
Andrews of Loitlsburg College
who so kindly accepted to serve!
as sponsor for the evening, due !
to the fact that Mrs Malone was
not able to attend.
After parfnking of a very splen
did and delicious meal the. meet
ing was op^nfd by the reading of
the minutes following which Kl
wanjau Grover Harris made sev
eral statements concerning the
tobacco market. ; Mr. Harris
thanked the club for the adver- i
lising of the tobacco market
which they had done. "This past
jeason the market sold 16 2-3 per
cent more pounds than they did
in 1936." stated MV. Harris. "Al
so that every warehouse in l.ouis- i
burg was rented on January 16
for the selling in the fall of 1938,
whereas before they had been !
waiting until the last day some- 1
times." he stated. Mr. Harris al
so stated that the program for
next Tuesday evening will be an j
"All Talkie" picture of a cotton j
seed. The title of which is "A
Dixie Shopping Tour."
A motion prevailed and was
i-arried for a floral tribute be
made for Mr. WHflfe and also
that the Secretary draw up a set
of resolutions and a copy be sent
to the family, one to be spread
upon the minutes of the club and
a copy be sent the FRANKLIN
TIMES. Pres. Paul Elam ap
pointed a committe consisting of
Mmmy .Johnson, Gait her Beajni.
Herbert Perry and Edward Grit- j
fin to prepare these.
President Elam then turned
h*- meeting over to Kiwanian W.
6. Strowdt-who was in charge of]
'he prograin^for the evening.
Kiwania S-iv?wd gave u very
interesting and instructive talk !
oil til" >Mi!ls School. '"We have I
enrolled 668 students of which
we have an average attendance of
KIT." states Mr. Strowd. "We
have twelve teachers in the first
seven grades, six teachers in the:
high srhool.'one janitor and si\
white truck drivers and three
drivers for the colored school,"
he added. "Also every teacher
has an A grade certificate in the
school except one. This is the
highest rating a teacher can
have." v >?
"When I first came here,"
stated Mr. Stvowd, "I found the ;
best trained students I have ever
met with. I glVe (his credit to j
the fact that they have worked]
under Superintendent W. R.
He also states, "the high school
is an accredited high school and
the students finishing do not have
to take an examination before en
tering any college or university.
The elementary school is not ac
credited due to the fact that it
does not have enough library
books.^. maps and globes. This
is one of the aims of the P. T. A.
"Two of the aims of this
school,'1 he added, "is to get the
children where -they Hke school
and the object 6f health, which
Uv mbre in a persons life that)
most anything else. The school |
should have a full Mine employed
music teacher and possibly a
He also added, "that in order j
to maintain the tvumber of teach- 1
ere each one has to average thir- j
ty-six pupils every day. This j
means she has to have at least
This talk by Kiwanian Staowd
helped every member "bf the club [
for he sees more into the school
from the actual business stand
point and its Activities.
After several discussion? the
meeting adjourned. after the sing
ing of one stanza of Stiar Spangled 1
Banner, which was played by |
Miss Ruth Andrews of the College, j
The abatement la made that
there are at least a million Women
in the United States who are
grossly overweight. Of course, this
Is spealnng In round' figures.
?? ' J
The following students have
mode the houor roll for the firat
semester. These students have a
standard of half A's and half B's:
Lloyd Bell, of Monroe. N. C.;
[Catherine Davis, of Winston
Salem. N. Id:* Glbbs, of Col
umbia. N. Sara .loyner, of
Plymouth. N. C.: Marjovle Byrd
Kelly, of Hamlet. N. C.: Clyde
Moody, of Zchulon, N. C.: Sophia
Spivey, of I.ouisburg. C. : and
Dan Walker, of Sou/hporli, N. C.
Student Repre>entat ion By
The Students who have enroll
ed at I.ouisburg College for the
second semester of the college
year represent the following coun
ties: Alamance, 4; lleaufort, 5;
Bertie. 1; Brunswick. 4; Camden.
2; Carteret1. 3; Chatham, 3;
Chpwan. 2; Columbus, 3; Craven,
4; Cumberland. 2; Currituck, 1;
Dare. 6; Davidson. V; Cfupliri. 8';
Durham. 6; Edgecombe. 2; Frank
lin, 45; Forsyth. I; Gates. 3;
Granville, 4; Greene. 2: Halifax,
12; Harnett, l;*Hoke, 3; Hyde.
7; Johnston. 3: Jones. 1; Lee, 2;
I^enior, 7; Martin. 1; Montgomery,
8; Moore, 8; Nash. 15; New Han
over, 6; North Hampton. 4; On
slow. 3; Orange. 2: Pamlico. 1;
Petjder, 2," Perquimans, 5; Per
son, 7; Pitt, 2; Randolph, 2; Rich
mond, 5; Robersou. 11; Samp
son, 6; Surry, 1; Tyrell. 5; Un
ion. 3; Vance, 4; Wake, 20; War
ren, 2; Washington. 7; Wayne.
12; Wilson. 4. This is a total of
1 1 in the stair of North Carolina.
There are also students from: .
Dillon. S. 1; Horry, S. C.. 4;
Jasper, S. C.. 3: Marion. S. "C..
1; Edge moo r, S. C.. 1; Nanse
mond, ,Va., 4; Bedford, Va. , l;
Cuba. 2. This is a total Of 17, who
come from towns outside of North
+ + +
A. A *
On Monday night -of, this week,
the members of the Young Wo
men's Christian Association studi
ed the 'subject' "Faith". Miss Ruth
Knight and Miss Mary Bethea
gave very interesting discussions
with relation to the subject.
At the Young Men's Christian
Association meetiug, the speaker
of the evening was the Reverend
Dr. Kent', Rector of the local Epis
copal Church. His subject was
"The Unpardonable Sin." Dr.
Kent's talk was very interesting
Scoutmaster Kenneth Davis
Troop 20, of I.ouisburg. took his
boys on a hike to Indian Rock
Saturday, leaving about 10 a. m.
Each boy carried his own food and
prepared it over the oven fire.
The following Scouts took the
hike: Glenn Beasley, Billy Alston,
Bob Smltihwick, John Knox Beas
ley, Sam Beasley, Joe Hunt, Day
ton Hardwick, Burt Peoples. Ed
ward Renn, Frank Reavis, Char
ley r! Winn, and Hugh W. Perry.
Scoutmaster Davis reports that
his troop regularly take one or
two hikes each mo^th.
?MR. FRANK B. McKINNK
Mr. Frank B. McKinne, a for
mer residenti and business man
of L^uisburg, but recently of
Goldsboro, will return to Louis
burg to become interested in tha
sales of fertiliser for the Seaboard
Store Co., selling Reliance fMtlll
;serfl through the Spring. afr.
McKinne needs no introduction to
people of Franklin County, on
M?e contrary he is proud of his
many friends here who will ?<-.!
rome his return. See his ailv r
tlsement in another column.
It's a question which is the
biggest nuisance in this country
today, the -wolf at the back door
or the tax collector at t)i< u M
Joe Wrenn Succumbs To
Pistol Wound, Adminis
tered Accidentally by Hi*
Brother, Cleveland Wrenn
Joe Wrenn. fifteen year old son
of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wrenn,
of near Margaret, died Saturday
morning from the effects of a
pistol shot wound in the breast,
a short while after being brought
to the office of Dr. J. E. Fulghum.
The wound was the result of
an accident caused by he and his
brother, Cleveland Wrenn 19,
playing with an old pistol while
working in the barn lot
near his h o m e. The gun
was in the hands of his brother
Cleveland, according to informa
tion furnished by him (Cleveland)
rand t>he boys parents, at the time
it fired inflicting the deadly
wound. A hearing was given
Cleveland on Wednesday * morn
ing by Coroner R. A. Bobbitt. who
declared the incident an accident
and released Cleveland.
The funerat services were held
Sunday afternoon from Maple
Springs Baptist Church, conduct
ed by Iter. E. ,Y. Averett. and in
terment was made in th& church
cemetery nearby. The services
were largely aMended by friends
j of the family.
THE MONASTERY BV THE
As you travel out of England
into Scotland on what used to be>
the Midland Railroad, your train
passes by an old monastery locat
ed by the Yorkshire River, not
far from Leeds. This ancient Ab
bey was built about seven hund
red years ago. Its occupants con
sist the revered Abbott Stephen,
with his stiver hair a?d a face
sweetened by many sorrows, and
a group of iaterestiag- Brothers,
each with his own peculiar bent
and dlspbsltion,- Bui very human?
One day A tfTmtf" S'Wp ft
as he moved among his Brothers,
"It may well be that we may. live
even when our Abbe^ stands no
more, for lives of goodness often
make their way through the world,
when stones have crumbled into
decay. Therefore let us deal gent
ly with each other, working a&d
reading together, keeping our
selves to prayer and t-lie offices of
God's House, being of good ser
vice to the cottages iu the village,
the traveller who passes by. and
the beggar who knocks at our
gate. So let us live that, even as
our vesper bell sends its benedic
tion through the valley, so our
presence here may leave a peace
ful fragrance when it* note is
: heard no more, and the passerby
may be movecf to pray because h?
feels that fragrance in the air."
Whereupon the Brothers replied,
"Amen, Father Abbott, even so
let us live."
Or. J. D. Simons, pastor of the
[.ouifcburg Baptist Church, is tell
ing to the boys and girl3 who at
tend the morning services of wor
ship that beautiful story of The
j Monastery by the Rivefr.
EPSOM P. T. A.
The Epsom P. T. A. held its
January meeting Thursday night,
January 28. Rev. F. L. Kent of
the Episcopal Church in Louis
burg gave a most enlightening
discussion of the evils of the Mar
ijuana drug to youth. He also
told of his experiences as a Mis
sionary to Alaska. Mrs. T. C. Gill
had charge of the adult education
hour. She reviewed a book on the
Psychology of Childhood, in a
very interesting manner-.- Sarah
Gill gave a piano solo, after which
refreshments were served by the
sixth and seventh grades."
RIRAL CARRIER EXAMINA
The United States Civil Service
Commission has announced an
examination to fill the position of
rural carrier at LouUburg, to be
held at Louisburg. Receipt of
applications will close on Feb. 18,
1938 and the examination will be
about 15 days after that date.
Not only one nation, but all of
them, go about armed to the teeth
to avoid trouble, anl if one gets
a new gun they all get new guns
and when one builds a battleship
they all build battleships, every
one of them trying to be the
strongest ao as to atold war. It
would be ridiculous if It were not
so tragic, for we have never yet
been able to avoid wars.
r', Comfcrtitively few army lead
- - T . ; . ? . - m -V
The recent death of General Lu
dendorS is but the contlnoaMoa
of the thinnia out prone? . The
war figures pass away but the
painful memories of that titanic
arm?d s*trn?r*1? wTH lire on and