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Patriotic Celebration in Honor of Randolph's Soldiers Saturday
-THEY GAVE THEIR ALL FOREVER. YOU ARE ONLY ASKED TO LEND FOR AWHILE
f L50 Lr 2 rAll IN ADVANCE
PRINCIPLES, NOT MEN
Asheboro, North Carolina, Thursday, May 8, 1919
ueut.-V?. i .la:;i:I3
HON. LEE S. OVERMAN
RANDOLPH TO GIVE
v BIG VELCOME 10
Citizens of Asheboro and Randolph
county have decided to give the re
turning soldiers and st-ilors of Ran
dolph county a rousing reception, tne
day being Saturday oi this week, May
10th. . - .
It is a county-wide affair and every
community and section of Randolpn
county will be given an opportunity
to assist and participate in the cele
bration. The public school commit
teemen, public school teachers, Sun
day school superintendents and teacn
' ers throughout the county are urged
to act as committees imarou3ing in
terest in the occasion.
Postm: swrs, rural earners, Mer
chants sad millers r.re requested to
spread the news iar and near, r.nd all
are rwiuested to bring a basket of
food fx- themselves and their friends
and ion in a picnic dinner. ,
Com-ni'tteen to handle every detail
of the celebration have been appoint
ed, an-' every effort will be made to
make this the occasion of bringing to
gether fte largest crowd ever assem
bled ir. Asheboro.- '
Senator Overman, one of the mcst
eloquent speakers, a member of the
upper house of the American Con-
trress win De prtsoeui. emu -patriotic
address in conunemoration
of the illustrious achievements of our
boys "over there." There will te a
parade, music, tese baU box-
ing maicnea vl - v
te?t fembiui to federate
soldiers reunion will be on the same
Everybody in Asheboro is ready to
co-operatc wiin wic vy . .
ty for the ' gg ' .
come. eyeri "-b-,T rX.;ntv
This IS to ivouwr -
home day for the men and women ho
.... i u on1 the naes oi xne
-allied nations. .- .T'rv
. Every electric nn"" , : j
telephone post will be a flag pole; and
Teieimuus . . -vprv resi-
old glory wiii u
dence ana duhquib -
Plans are being arranged to mate
the occasion a memorable expression
of the affection and admiration of our
people for the soldiers in this war and
Few remaining old veterans who are
totterine to their graves, and whose
brave dledf. and achievements have
never baurpasaed, and whose valor
ner . I- -it.rv,iwr1 in son and
win ever u ft. .ounty
BIG fJNSRO 'SATURDAY
One Man lses Wf-I""d"!
Blaze for Hours-Was li.i
riannt-u , .
An explosion in the warehouse of
the Texas Oil Company's sub-station
tne iexd a y i .-lnrk Saturday
and a large less 01 , v
aWoril hours a tremendous fire
' , f-a bv lare quantities ol oil co
wAWkV and Senary
tanks cl me cm. ,.
Thp trestle over the Lithia street
.ubway was burned and all morning
passenger trains were de-
'Tultllwtre striking the
-hir of rvenT people of the city were
Sled of the cxplorioV.
Ind the nrttUng of doors and windows.
U. thatit an
Southern Railway near tho State wor-"iSTatcnnoHgg-..Jf
nit vai melted, ana
SS7hSrSh ToT gallon- of oil upon
s .Vround to burn. Fortunately, how
Zlr wmot other tanks exploded.
roSSto th Texa. company U n
Serkbte Many dwelltoaw .nearby,
tat m ot ifSfitJrt
ml nlaca the o 1 ran down the treet
fT.bTock and fire covered the rtroet
fAw.ti weaken in tt. trd.
f WmStJn-Saln, which bad Jug
TMUMd the plant, and only blocK
noon of email Insulated wire 76 lect
K letfln from the jplantof
Texu Oil Company ecroee the rali
rd to a point otne distance down
thTitreet, Tn "tronr eetoth
- opinion o? Dcwty 6UU "r"fl
Coirnnlieloner V. A. Scot V wh Ul
work on the ea. that Oie property
; ; wu deUberately deetroyed. . '
Offlcialf of the company are onabU
te five rren an eaUmate of the loa
niib Point FnterprlM Mi
The lllh Point Enterprte lM b
old by rrkr R. Andewm te R. B.
Terry, J. P. lUwlpy, nd othr tm
' !) mpn of Hlrt Tolnt The new
. own'T conVrrploU k eoi!drbie
ppn'!:t " In rirrV.i(iln? h-tT fri'P
r .., i i r -. i .. Jr. .r-'fT-.,ri
R -f S1'-! t"j$? J? J?1' 1
if -v'i ws5-
Senator Overman will hp tho nrin-
cipal speaker here next Saturday.
CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY
It should not be lost sight of that
next Saturday is Confederate Memo
rial day and that one of the most im
portant part3 of the program is Con
federate memorial service. The Con
federate veterans are expected to re
ceive special honors and marked re
spect will be shown them bv all. Sen
ator Overman was invited to address
the veterans of three wars and com
mittees have been appointed with a
view of commemorating the achieve
ments of -the soldiers in all three wars
and in addition thereto the women who
have served as Red Cross nurses and
in other capacities in the world war,
and those who at home have made
sacrifices in this, and the civil war.
The Courier has been for many years
an all home print six column eight
page newspaper, set-'in eight point
solid type. During the war under the
conservation rules we could not wei
enlarge the paper to meet the grow
ing demands of the paper.
Instead of increasing the number cf
pages, the management has decide!
to increase the size of the pages both
in length .and width. It is expected
that this will be done within the next
Mr. J .A. York Appeals to His Cor.
. . rades of Spanish-American War
Mr. J. A. York, who wrvs in
Spanish-Ameriean War has been mnro
chairman of the Spanish veterans com
mittee. He ureres all soldiers wVo
fought in the Spanish-Americr.n V.'r.;
i.u men nun ul niB piace oi nn.sine i
in Ashoboro on Saturday morninar : I
10 o'clock, when arranp-emonts will ! :
made to take part in the celebration.
Mr. York is anxious for all of his err -rades
of the Spanish-American War lo
go together in the patade.
Foust of the Olranto Disaster
May be Living
On April 23rd a picture of a voun-
man who was a victim of the Otranro will be the largest crowa uie town rutai Entertainment Committee C. C.
disaster appeared in the Greensboro ! ever seen. This county has never nau Cranford chairman, W. J. Armfield,
News. The statement was made t'utian opportunity to celebrate in honorJri w Wardi Mrs Henry Luther,
tho young man was unable to give h' of the veterans of three ware, and tnejM,8S Hayvv.orth, Mrs. Gertrude
identity and that it had puzzled the 'citizenship is very much interested m Millcr( MiB9 Grace Wood, Miss Rutn
navy Department and all authorities . naving a dir wwumuuu iui wuc
had been uneble to find out wVo th,'men of Randolph county who nave.
young man was. Jack Fount, formerly
an employee of The Courier who en
listed in the Navy Department was cn
the Otranto when - she went down.
His father W. L. Fount received A no
tification saying that his son was mist
ing, but that no effects had over been i
recovered, This has given Mr. Fount
nope uiai nis son siui lives, since ire,rwon tvr unwuum wic
appearance of the' picture m tho red, White and blue. Arrangements
Greensboro paper, which ho thtnkx m have been made with the Camp Fire
a likeness of lis son. Mr. Fount bM.girla and Boy Scouts to assist the peo
taken the matter op wth the depart-' pie In decorating their cars for the
ment and hopes that he has Mircceded parade, and decorations will be fur
tn locating his son, whom ho thottghtinished free of charge. The Camp Fire
Ai not irirU and Bov Scouts will be located on
appear among the number of tho 19! tho lots between the Standard Drug
who were lost The many friends of .store and depot, and between Sted
JnV Fmit atneorelv trniit that htt la man's i tore and Baptist church. The
still living, and will be' restored to nor
mal health and strength.
Savs and have Buy W. 8. S.
Sunday School Notes
Two townships will hold their eon-
rnntloos on th third Sunday in May.
These are Grant township at Bethel
fhnreh and Providence township at
Gray's Chap! church. All schools in
thtm fAwnahlna ara nnrnd to hava
delegates present at thejr convention.
The wirventlons are held for the ben-
"At of the local schools and to make 1
thenTof the larrst
schools should bsrfepreseated.
The convention held at Iert Cross
lant 8unday was fairly well attended.
The congregation at this place are
preparing to build a modm chnrch
building and one which will gfve large
place to the Sunday school - ,
The cards snt out omime ago to
the srciwnnfnlTltS or iria cmmij
hart not all h-n rhimHl.
"" 1 1 t r ':n
MR. L F. CRAVEN, CHAIRMAN OF COUNTY VIC
TORY LOAN COMMITTEE WRITES LETTER
$0 RANDOLPH CITIZENS
Citizens of Randolph:.
Had you realized that in the 4 per cent, four year,
Victory Bonds Vour Country has offered you the best in
vestment it has submitted to investors in the past half cen
tury? ;; . .
When you'ebnsiider that you have no taxes to pay on
this money, that no safer investment can be found in the
world, your good business judgment should prompt you to
buy all you cari;of these Bonds.
In some sections of our County large numbers of them
are being bought by all classes of our citizens includmg
some of our most successful business men. We need the
help of every i&an, woman and child that can buy one oi
Go to youRhearest bank, subscribe and help Randolph
report its full allotment.
Y I. F.CRAVEN,
County Chairman, Victory Loan Committee.
: OFFICIAL PROGRAM FOR THE 10TH OF MAY
f Fl FRRATION IN HONOR OF RANDOLPH
1 10 o'clock DecoratingcariIby .Carrip Fire Girls and Boy Scouts, be
tweetfiteS J3 StoS JbetHSflh SteWs store and
2. 11 o'clock Formation oi paraae ai west uu "
U o'clock-Camp meeting Confederate veterans at court torn
erate veterans will join in the parade immediately after the meeting,
tf nr.taiXomta Vttpins Will lolll
4 11:4a tsana concert o scuwi uuuuiu6.
5! 12:16 Address by Senator Lee S. Overman.
6. 1:00 o'clock Memorial service.
7: 1:15 Basket picnic on Presbyterian church grounds
8 2-00 Memorial service for all Confederate dead by Confederate vet
erans' and Daughters of Confederacy, in Asheboro cemetery.
9. 2:15 Boxing and wrestling bouts.
10. 3:00 Ball game.
LINE OF PARADE
Float in memory of Randolph county soldiers who lost their lives in
Band followed by soldiers, sailors, Marines, soldiers of European War
and Spanish-American War veterans and Confederate veterans.
Red Crc-ss float, followed by decorated ears and floats representing the
different manufacturing and industrial interests of the county.
Camp Fire Girls, Boy Scouts, louowea Dy uie uiucicui amuu.o
Note Parade will form at 11 o'clock a. m.
avenue, and will march to the sciiooi
COMMITTEES MAKING FINAL
PLANS FOR BIG CELEBRATION
The various committees have been
very busyior the past two weeks mak
ing plans lor the celebration in honor
nf Rjmflrtlnh county soldiers on next
Saturday. From all indications there
mane recoros ior vnemeive. tcm--tor
Lee 8. Overman will mnke the
principal address. Mrs. B. F. Dixon,
of Gastonia, Lieut W. T. Lnndia and
and other prominent people will be
nresent. The Hiirh Point brncs band
will furnish mucic. The. decorating
committee have made extensive prep -
Asheboro Drug stor and the Stand-
and Drag stor bars offered to serve
free of charge cool drinks to all men
In nnlfoTm. Dinner will be served
the Presbyterian church grounds Md'cnsHsabBatui
everybody tu the county is Invited tOGM$or? w.
come and bring baskets, and enjoy l, Mnr'J ,V wT f
real picnic dinner.. Chairs will be pro-ijo High Point hospital Sunday for
vided In convenient place for theijtment or operation for opend -
Confederate veterans. The dinner eom-jtis It U hoped that she will hsvs a
mittM will be on the grounds at nine
o'clock to fecelTt baskets. The rerfs-
. . .i it . loik
n trance of the PwsbyterlaA
h h and they respectfully
?v.t gii aoldiers regUter.
TWoratlon Commltte Mrs. II. W.
WalkT. ehslrmant Miss JessJe Cot,
Mrs. L C Mosef. . j , v - . i
Tarade Committee Clarence Rush,
chairman, S. B. Stedman, L. M. Craa
ford. F. Pi. I'yrd, ; ;
Fictile Committal Mrs. L. F. Ro.
Thrs U fl.ninr.nn, Mrs. R, I. DirVn, Vt. C
nf V rn'C. Vr' . '-. J. O. It"' '?, Vrn.
, . i o-.., Avenue
at the west end of Sunset
Mrs. Ira Eiwin, Mrs. W. D. Stedman,
Mrs. J. D. Ross, Mrs. E. L. Moffitt,
Mrs. Everett Luck, Mrs. Virgil Pres
nell, Miss McCoy Birkhepd, Miss Fan
nie Hannah, Mrs. T. W. Caveness.
Finance Committee; E. H. Cran
ford. chairman. E. G. Morris, M. G.
jLovett, 8. B. Stedman, D. B. McCrary.
Hadley, Q. W. berry, Arthur way, .
F gmjth mis3 Virtle Caveness, Mrs.
Eugenia Newsom, Mrs. Robert T.
Llovd. Miss Bcrta Kivctt, Mrs. W. A-
Coffin, Miss Ruth Cox, Miss Mildred
Birkhead, Mrs. John Swaim, Joe Mc
Dowell, C. G. Frazier, T. F. Bulla,
Miss Minnlo Hoover, Miss Nell Fox,
Swanna Lcwdcrmilk, C. v..
stcoJ Mjs may jicAliiitcr,
Music Committee Miss Nannie Bul
la, chairman. Mrs. 8. B. Stedman, Mis
Memorial Committee Dr. C. L.
Whftaker, chairman, Rev. Ira Erwin,
R. W. Prcvost.
Mmkm. 1. 8. Wvlio. J. E. Cov ns--
ton and G. M. Klrarey, gentlemen of ,
'the road, spent Sunday with their
families here. I
Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Mat-ley went to
Greensboro oa business last week.
.Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Brady went 8un-
day to see their son, Tracy, who la m
tne nospitai at ureensnoro lor treat-
' Mr. CL T. Hutsoa and family went
to Siler City last Friday to attend
the funeral of Mt flutson s niece who
came t death Wednesday by a runa
way horse. !.; .
The revival srvW at the Baptist
church here eondneted by the Rev. Mr.
Duiwsn of Mt Olive is making good
PTorress. A number of conversions
.' un lay afternoon and good meeting
. - ' r r';-vt
i ' 'f r-"', of rrii, vuit-
T The Patriotic Citizens of
In another article in this
issue of The Courier is set
forth in some detail and with
some .elaboration the end and
purpose of the county-wide
celebration in Asheboro on
The co-operation of all
school teachers, school com
mitteemen, postmasters, ru
ral carriers, Sunday school
school teachers, merchants,
business men and all who "de
sire to make the occasion a
memorable expression of ap
fection, appreciation and ad
miration, which the returning
soldiers and sailors deserve,
and the debt of gratitude we
owe to the few remaining
members of the thin gray
line of Confederate veterans,
and veterans of the Spanish
American War is ur
gently requested to aid
in not only giving publicity
to the occasion but the call
ing attention to the import
ance and soliciting those who
will agree to do so to bring
with them to Asheboro on
that day a basket or box of
plain food to help feed the
multitude, for it is well to
remember they cannot be fed
and entertained with a few
loaves and fishes furnished
by the few of those most able
to do so. If all will chip in
and contribute their mite, itj
will not only be a memorable
occasion, but will be epochal
and unprecedented in its im
portance. The day will be a succens
if the people will it to be so;
its success depends on team
work we do, and the spirit v
in which we go about carry
ing out the
MPS. Wm. C. HAMMER,
Chairman Publicity Commit
tee. Double Wedding of Senator Overman's
One of the most brillant social
affairs which has occurred in Noith
Carolina for many years was the
double wedding of Senator Lee 8.
Overman's daughters In Salisbury last
week. Miss Grace McDowell Overman
,wss married to Edgar Norris Snow, of
Greensboro and Miss Katherine Biaid
' P" "as married to Mr. GUh,-rt
Postcr Hnbley of Salisbury. The
),, wm iolomnised in the First
Methodist Church of Salisbury, whore
la large number of relatives and friends
representing the highest social circle
I of this and other countries, assembled.
Following the double wedding a
brilliant reception was held at the
Save and hare Buy W. 8. 8. '
A number of our folks attended the
memorial service at Heasant Grova
Sundsy. Mr. 8. A. Caveness and fanv
lly, Mr. L F. Craven and sons, Ehell;
and B. O. Caveness passed through
from GrnboT-o stnnping at Eam
swr with fr(mds awhile.
The many frin! of Mr. R. F. Tt
trson, cf Libert r,
a-r r 1 'y p --.
$ . V - - "
I' ' f'. '
Lu.A. . .M
liVut W. T. Landis, of Oxforl. who
is v.fiting friends in Asheboro. l.iK"t ,
Lands was assigned to Company K at : -Camp
Sevier and went overseas with
the company. He was wounded twice.
iha ltst time on SeptemDer? 2'Sh.
He i3 very much interested in .Ran
dolph county soldiers. J!lf. t
Mrs. S. S. Winslow 6f WorthTille Deid
Mrs. Flora Bulla Winslow. of Worth-'.'
ville, died at her home last Monday,
following several years of ill health
Mrs. Winslow had only been seriously
ill for the past few days, having been
taken suddenly. She has had a ma- '
lignant trouble for a number of yeais
out naa Deen aDie to taKe a great deal
of interest . in her home affairs -and
everything concerning the State v; and ;
National matters. She has been a
most unusual woman. During the re
cent war she has never failed to show
her patriotism. She is the daughter
of the late Dr. A. C. Bulla, who-in
his day was one of the most prom
inent physicians of Randolph county.
She was married to Mr. S. S. Wins- "
low in 1865. The ceremony was per-'
formed at the home of Dr. Bulla by
David W. Porter, a justice of ? the
peace, of Asheboro. Mr. Winslow died '
about nine years ago. To this union
11 children were born, eight of whom
now survives' Mrs.' .W. J. Jones and
Mrs. ' S. B. Hammer, lnchburg, Va.; "
Mrs. Ralph Weber, Clover,- S. C;
Misses Maggie and Janie - Wih&low,
who live with their mother; Hal IL
Winslow, Des Moines, Iowa; Tom Wins
low, High Point, and Arch Winslow, ,
who has recently returned from over-'.
seas. Mrs. Winslow is i. also
survived by three brothers and three,
sisters, viz: Dr. J. F. Bulla,. Glenola;
Dr. Alf Bulla, Caraway; J. C. Bulla,
Asheboro Route 2; Mrs. Mac Dougan,
Mrs. R. L. Clark, of Caraway; .Mrs.
J. F. Birkhead, Asheboro. Funeral
services were conducted by Rev. J. A.
Ledbetter, of Charlotte M. P. church,
after which the body was laid to rest
Mr. JTT. Hedrick Elected Mayor ol
Lexington '' t,v
In the city election in Lexington
Monday J. T. Hedrick, candidate for
mayor on the citizens' ticket was elect
ed by a majority of 43 vote3 over
George L. Hackney, tho Domoeratio
opponent. Mr. Hedrick carried three
of the four wards.
i. ,. -
Miss Myrtle Hudson. Chatham County,
Miss Myrtle Hudson, of Chatham
county was accidentally killed . last
Wednesday afternoon. Miss Hudson
was tho 14-year-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. C. M. Hudson, who live S
miles east of Siler City in Chatham
county. Mr. Hudson and his daughter
were In the field Inte m the afternoon
planting cotton. Mr. Hudson told his
daughter to go to the house which wo
about three-fourths of a mile away
for some watermelon seed and to ride
one of the horses which they had been
working. Miss Hudson went to the
house and got the seed and a hoe, an t '
on the way back the horse becsm
frightened and ran away. Her father
hoard her scream and from all ap
pearances she was thrown from the
horse about half way back to the
field. She was dragged for -about
three-fourths mile and when. foun!
was terribly bruised, and was dend.
The horse and the young woman were
both enter.g'.H In a barbed wire feree.
The death v. ns a most tragic one. I k r
hat and hoe were found at the pine
where the horse seemed to have firt
become frightened. Her clothes wons
entirely torn. from her body.- Mi
Hudson Is survived by her parents r 1
seven brothers and sisters. She
a sister of Mrs. C M. Nance, of A'
boro Route 2. 8he was buried at ML
Vernon church. . .
Secretary Baker Returns From Trr
Secretary Baker returned Mon-i.
from France, on the George Wa)
ton. . He says that the movcmxnt '
troops is most satisfactory, and t1
the last of the first million troop
embark for home next week.
tary Baker farther says that '
300,000 a month moving home wiH I
reached In June.
SOUttFRS OF RTTTNT WtT?
, QUESTED TO MFKT1N M
OF TUB B APTIST O'T ' ;
AH recent War ol!r r f t'
are TT',tv to mt It f
Par'" '! : '
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