The Chatham Record
ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 19, 1878.
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w the Lords Proprietors:
W iliam Drummond, 1663-67.
famu™ Stephens 1667-70.
Peter Carter, 16 <4-75.
,1 Tp kins, (acting) 1670.
i' ; ‘n Harvey, (acting), 1075-76.
tinier (acting), 1677-78.
John Harvey. (acting), 1678.
rV ’ . wilkinhon, 1681-83. . .
?."°«oatk"en (Sothel), 1683-89.
Slii'ip" Ludwe’l, 1689-94.
Vi‘p X -ander Lillington, 1691-94.-
tr-'n' ierson Walker, 1699-1704
T — r t Daniel, 1704-0 ■».
Thomas Cary, 1705-06.
win am Grover, (acting), 1706-07.
Xk ;tas Cary, (acting), 1707-08.
Thomas Carey and William Grover,
contestants. 170 S-10.
Edward Clyde, 1710-12.
Thomas Pollock, (acting-, 1722.
William Reed, (acting), 722-24.
Gorge Burrington, 1724-25.
Edward Mosely (acting), 1725.
Sir Edward Everard, 1725-29.
Under the Crown:
George Burrington, 1729-34.
Nathaniel Rice, (acting), 1734.
Gabriel Johnston, 1733-52.
Matthew Rowan (acting), 1752-54.
Arthur Dobbs, 1754-65.
William Tyron, 1765-71.
James Hazel (acting), 1771.
Josiah Martin, 1771-71. -
Governors of the State: I
Richard Caswell, 1777-79.
Abner Nash, 1779-Si.
Thomas Burke, 17S1-82.
Alexander Martin, 1782-84.
Richard Caswell, 1784-37.
Samuel Johnston, 1757-S9.
Alexander Martin, 1789-92.
Richard D. Spaight, 1792-91.
Samuel Ashe, l i 95-98. ■
Benjamin Williams, 1799-1802.
Janies Turner. 1802-0 /.
Nathaniel Alexander, 1805-07.
Benjamin Williams, 1807-08.
David Stone, 1808-10.
Benjamin Smith, 1810-11.
William Hawkins, 1811-14.
William Miller, 1814-17.
John Branch, 1817-20.
Jesse Franklin, 1820-21:
Gabriel Holmes, 1821-24.
Hutchings G. Burton, 1824-27.
James Iredell, 1827-28. v
John Owens, 1828-30.
Montford Stokes, 1830-32.
David L. Swain, 1832-35.
Richard D. Spaight, Jr., 1835-37.
Edward B. Dudley, 1837-41. -
John M. Morehead, 1841-45.
William A. Graham, 1845-49.
Charles Manly, 1849-51.
David S. Reid, 1851-54.
Warren Winslow (acting), 1854-55.
Thom&ii Bragg, 1855-59.
John W. Ellis, 1859-61.
H. T. Clark, (acting), 1861-62.
Zebulon B. Vance, 1862-65.
W. W. Holden, (prov.) 1 , 1865.
Jonathan Worth, 1865-68.
William W. Holden, 1868-70.
Tod R. Caldwell, 1870-74.
Cyrius H. Brogden, 1874-77.
Zebulon B. Vance, 177-78.
Thomas J. Jarvis, 1878-85.
Alfred M. Scales, 1885-89.
Daniel L. Russell, 1897-190A
Thomas M. Holt, 1891-93.
Elias Carr, 1893-97.
Daniel L. Russell, 1897-1801.
C. B. Aycock, 1901-05.
R. B. Glenn, 1905-09.
W. W. Ktchin, 1909-13.
Locke Craig, 1913-17.
T. W. Bickett, 1917-21.
Cameron Morrison, 1921-24
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the oldest danghter and father alive.
Auguste Jeansonne, 112 years old, and his daughter, 93, are here shown
,;lter a 30 mile spin to a carnival at Westlake, La. We don’t know wheth
the Ford is qute so old, but we do know that this couple are the old*
sat living father and daughter in existence.
FOR THE HEIRLOOM
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I If you have an heirloom, try *to
! make it the center of an artistic group.
I Such a piece as this cloisonne vase is
! much more effective than if placed at
j random in a modern room.
Whereas Only One Is.
“I’u. wlmt's an Idealist?”
“An idealist, my son. is a very young
i wl:o believes all women are an*
Since there are a great many Amer
ican and ’English commercial houses
in Buenos Aires, numbers of girls go
down to that cosmopolitan city to work
in oflices. but the problem of finding
suitable lodgings there is a serious one
for them because the Argentine wom
an has not yet entered the business
world. On tills account a bard-work
ing committee lias fitted up a com
plete hotel for women, called the City
bouse, and this delightful and much
needed place, although it has every
modern convenience and is beautifully
furnished and decorated, is not being
run for profit.- —New York Evening
Earned Her Money.
George Ade, from his box at the
Carpentier-Dempsey fight, nodded In
the direction of a beautiful young
woman with very marvelous jewels.
“That’s Cora de JTrafford. She
carved out her fortune,” he said.
“Rot!” protested a cinema producer.
“That ex-chorus girl didn’t carve out
her fortune. She married Hugh de
Trafford, the wild septuagenarian mil
“Yes,” said Mr. Ade, “but think how
many other chorus girls she had te cut
out to marry him.”
“Do you remember Boris Popoff,
who used to visit the Pink Elephant
tea room ?”
“Quite well. What’s Boris doing
“He’s making a lot of money in
“You Son’t say! How?”
“He’s running a Bolshevist printing
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" PITTSBORO, N. C., CHATHAM COUNTY, THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1923.
i i ■ WWLOBE IVE i^ll^
(j©, 1921, Western Newspaper Union.)
When Earth’s last picture is dusted*
And the floors, are washed and dried—
When the oldest rug is beaten
And the youngest bug has died—
We shall rest and, believe me, we’U
Drop down for a wink or two,
Till the dust on the grand piano
Shall set us to work anew.
—With Apologies to Kipling.
SUGGESTIONS FOR THE HOUSE
WIFE. i ‘
There are many tasks which seem i
of little importance to the woman I
who has kept house for j
|| | bear to those less experi- j
fy j | enced. The neevly-wed J
who not a 6vice i
or is ashamed to confess
her ignorance has many
jESaspri f hard knocks to take as
•«sEr™ she journeys along in her j
This is the time of year to wash or !
send to the .cleaners, she-
blankets. Prepare a suds of good I
soap and put the blankets into a good;
big tub of water and have it as hot!
as the hands can bear, washing one j
blanket at a time, using a plunger
or small suction hand washer. Those
who use a power machine that does
not rub the clothes will find that sat
isfactory. Woolen needs careful
handling to keep it from fulling and
shrinking. Never rub on a board but
squeeze with the hands and wring
through a loose wringer or simply
squeeze out the water and let # it
drip on the line. A warm windy day
is the best for drying blankets, then
if they are brushed vigorously Jo raise
the nap they will be fluffy and look
like new. Fold and pack with a
handful of cloves or a small piece of
cotton saturated with turpentine to
keep the moths from troubling them.
Heavy suits and wraps which will
not be used during the summer should
be aired, brushed and .put away in
moth-proof bags or chests.
Leather chairs may be kept looking
well by rubbing them with linseed oil
and vinegar, using one part of vinegar
to two of oil. Polish with a silk cloth
after rubbing the oil mixture into the
Fresh blood stains on wool may be
removed if starch 7 applied at once,
rubbing it in well, then when dry
brush and all spots will disappear.
Silver if wrapped in canton flan
nel and kept in an airtight recep
tacle with a piece, of camphor wil'
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REED OR FIBER FURNITURE VERY PRACTICAL’
Reed or fiber furniture is not only food for the porch orbun room, but i»
GQhally suitable for the year-round living room. A comfortable settee, several
substantial chairs and a cunning round table will cost Just about half the
amount that one would spend for the usual living room furniture. The pieces j
may be bought in the natural color and stained or painted to harmonist with
any color schema. ; j
BILL SAM’S DICTIONARY
By J. L. MARTIN
I notice that the nickel, which be
came almost worthless during the late
j war, except in church collections, is
| about to regain its former place In
fiPS&rial society. j
I 1 a oneepoptiTtrr American
j coin, which, during the war, was not
; allowed to go anywhere unless chap
eroned by a penny. Bill Sam’s Die
j tlonary, page 663.,
Customer: You told me thle eoat
was strictly up-to-date and now I’ve
learned that you've had It In Stock
ever since 1898.
Shopkeeper: Yea'm, 1888. Thai
was the data I had In mind.
Public's Razz. • )
I Today we walk in haughtiest pride.
And hear the music’s jazz—
Tomorrow we may hang our heads.
And hear the public's razz!
Judge—You are charged with run
ning down a policeman. What have
you to say for yourself?
Motorist—l didn’t know he was an
officer, your honor. I thought he was
just a pedestrian.
Dead Loss. <
“Can you gaze at these lofty, snow
capped peaks and not be thrilled bj
nature’s handiworks ?”
“Not a thrill,” replied the practical!
person. “What good is a mountain
without a hotel on it?”
"As a phrenologist,” said thai pomp
ous man, “I could tell you merely by
feeling the bumps on your head what
kind of a man you are.”
“I think,” replied the disillusioned
one, “you would be more likely, by that
method, to tell me what kind of a
woman my wife is.”
Cause for Dislike.
“I never can like that man.**
“Why not? He’s all right.”
“I know he’s all right, but I can’t
/ “He’s never done you any harm.”
“Not at all, but I dislike him just the
same. He’s the man my wife is always
wishing I would try to be like.”
A Quick Recovery.
The Kindly Employer (to youthful
employee who has but yesterday re
ported a near relative at death’s door)
—How’s our grandmother, Johnny?
Office Boy (gloomily, staring from
the office window at rain-washed pave
ments) —Aw, she’e cornin’ along all
right, Mr. Blivens. —Life.
Mrs. Justwed: Do you ever go
through your husband’s pockets
while he’s asleep?
Mrs. Longwed: Never; after he’s
paid my monthly bills searching his
pockets wouldn’t get me anything.
The Public said, "This land .immense
They say was made for me.
Why should I just be audience .
For folks who can’t agree?”
. Crude Stuff.
Dear Mrs. McGowan across the hall
was speaking of the trouble she’s been
having with her car.
“But everybody has trouble lately,”
she said, “and it’s nothing in the world
but them using raw materials at the
“It was Shakespeare, wasn’t it, whd
said, ‘Sweet are the uses of ad
“Shakespeare may have said it origi
nally, but I heard it from a lawyer who
had, pocketed 65 per cent of an estate.”
—Boston Evening Transcript.
Moving Up One.
“A good many of the most successful
businesses believe in promotion,” said
the old citizen of Little Lot. j
* “When a * high-salaried man get*
through, the only thing necessary is t<
hire a new office boy.”—Youth’s Com
Not the Right Kind.
She —John, I found mice in the pan
try this afternoon.
He —Well, what do you want me t«!
do about it? /,
She —Couldn’t you bring home thal
kitty from the club I heard you talk
ing about in your sleep?
One Reason for Thankfulness.
“I am miserable,” declared Phyllis
“Why?” asked her friend.
“I am beginning to realize that Regi
nald married me for my money.”
- “Well, at least you have the consola
tion of knowing that he is not a|
stupid as he looks.”
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THE BEAL “HOME SWEET HOME.”
This is the real “‘Home, sweet home” the birthplace of John Howard Payne
at Easthampton, L. I. On May Bth next, the centenary of the son* will
be celebrated—probably by its being sung all over the world for it was
just 100 years ago, that date, that the world famous ballad was first
sung in public in an Opera called Clan or the Maid of Milan.
The negro has several points of
superiority over any other race.
Not the least of these is his sense
of humor. ~j
A negro is unquestionably the fun
niest man in the world. The negro
joke still ranks above anything the
Irishman can do, or the Yankee, or
The reason is that the negro is in
stinctively good natured, utterly hu
man, and can see the funny side of
anything. - *
Everybody has his collection of neg
ro jokes. Here are a few which, al
though they may be chestnuts, illus
trate the negro’s peculiar gift.
A colored man going to work ong
morning passed a jail. A prisoner
looked out through the bars and call
ed to him and asked him what time
it was: “What do you want to know
what time it is for?” replied the dar
key. “You ain’t goin’ to no place.”
- A guest at a hotel had had a cer
tain colored waiter for several days,
had tippqd him liberally and was en
joying especial attention. One morn
ing the waiter passed him by and
another took his place. The guest
called to the first waiter and asked
him why he had deserted'him. “Well
replied the waiter, “you see, I done
lost you last night; boss, in a game
of craps.” ’
A railroad contractor employed a
number of negroes in Florida. One
of them would sit up most of the
night playing cards. The employer re
monstrated with him' and told him
that be did not get enough sleep, and
that-he could not expect to do his
work when he sat up until 3 o’clock
playing cards and got up at 6 to
work. “Yas,” replied the negro, “I
gits sleep enough, boss. You see, I
sleeps awful fast.”
One of O. Henry’s favorite stories
was about the negro who had been
condemned to death by a judge. “You
are to be taken out into the yard
hung by the neck until you are dead,
on the 13th day of August. Have you
anything to say?” said the judge.
The negro rose to his feet and, after
stammering a bit, inquired, “You all
don’t mean this coming August, do
A characteristic reply was that of
a negro who was asked where he was
going. “I ain’t goin’ nowhere,” was
the ‘ answer. “I done been where I’m
Illustrative of the negro’s happy
disposition is the story of a man who
wanted a laborer to help him move a
piano. He stepped out on the street
and saw a negro leaning against a
lamp-post. ‘Do you want to earn a
quarter?” he asked. The boy slowly
turned his head and said, “No sir; I
got a quarter.”
A young negro had been away from
his native town in Kentucky to Chi
cago for some months. His name was
Fred Brown. When he returned home
some one greeted him with “How are
you, Fred?” He replied, “My name
! ain’t Fred no more; I done changed
my name. My name now is S. R.
Brown. That’s my name. Cicero
A negro waiter in a southern town
asked a guest at a hotel what kind of
pie he would have for dinner. “What
kind of pie have you?” asked the
guest. The answer was, “Black, straw,
huck an’ raz’ ”. And if you say these
| words fast enough they make quite an
Fishermen Use Electricity.
What would Izaak Walton say to
an artificial minnow, made luminous
by electricity, and resembling a wrig
gling worm when east Into the water,
which will attract tish day or nlgbtl
Such is tiie latest refinement In elec
trical fishing. The halt is protected
from breakage by line wires and ( tho
current is supplied by an electric bat