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ISSUED WEEKLY. , ; .
Asheboro, Nortk Carolina, fhoraday, October 23, 1919
v - PRINCIPLES NOT MEN $L50 A YEAR IN ADVANCE
THE DEATtJ: fOLL
Death of Lawton WhiteheSf Rani'
SCUT '"V. '
George Lawton Whitehead, 6.a of
Mr. and Mrs. u. xa. w niieneaa, 01
amseur. was Dorm in Kamseur vec.
. .. i J J J U t l 1A1 II
17. loaa, ana tueu vcwuer i, xvxo,
being 19 years of age. He grew up to
mannood in Kamseur ana was lovea
and esteemed by a large circle of
1 1 lends. For the last several years he
lias been living in Washington, D. C.
It was there he met and married Miss
Dm is Murnhv, June 19. His health
beginning to on account of a se
vere case 01 aiaDeies ne came to nam-.-eur
but sank rapidly. He was ready
and willing for tne summons when it
tame. His mind was clear to the last.
He was a consistent member of the
nesbyjerian church and was faithful
i! ml active in all its work. He leaves
behind to mourn their great loss a
BOOKED FOR COUNTY FAIR
County Agricultural Agent, D. S.
Coltrane has recently booked some ex
cellent attractions lor the Randolph
county fair to be held at Ramseur
Friday October 31st and Saturday Nov.
Mr. D. D. Liver, World's Champioon
high diver, who dives from 104 ft. lad
der into 5ft. of water. He comes direct
rom Hippodrome in New York.
Uno, the Champion high diving dog,
that dives from a 50 ft. ladder .
Mr. Earl Vicent, booked direct from
State fair will giv a ballon ascension
Hawaiian Cyclist on the high wire
will nive thrte acts each day and night.
There will be a high dive given each
aitemoon and each night:
On Saturday of the fair there will
be a parade in which the schools of the
POLICEMAN BARKER OF RAN-
County have been asked to take Dart.
voung wife, a father and mother and 'Immediately following the parade Lieut
iour sisters: Mrs. Nora Chapel, ot Gov. 0. Max. Gardner will make an ad-
Washington, V. C; Mrs. Narva UarK, areas.
of Lumberton; Mrs. J!.dna Jones, ot
Policeman A. S. Barker, of Randle
man, on last Friday night captured
two stills four miles north of Kaoxlie
man. Mr. Barker went out alone and
found these stills and captured them,
but did not destroy the beer. Friday
he brought the stills to Asheboro and
went back, taking with him Police
man Skeen, of Randleman, and J. Fk
Routh, of Millboro Route 1. When
they arrived on the scene some ne
groes from the bushes where they
were hidden advised them not to de
stroy their property. While they
were destroying the beer shooting be
gan and the omcers went to their cars.
Mr. Barker received six shots in his
head and one in his arm and both Mr
Skeen and Mr. Routh received one
each. The blockaders were evidently
using automatic shot guns. The car;
in which they were riding has 67 shot'
holes in the top. This proves that
the shot were falling thick and fasW
WILL YOU BE ONE OF 20,000,000
See the Last Soldier Clean Througn,
Save the Lives of American Babies,
Stop the Spread of Spanish Influenza,
Send Food to Starving Humanity
Provide More Hospitals and Nurses
Make the Next Generation Healthier
Prevent Disease, Relieve Suffering,
Heal Misery, and
titelp Build a Stronger, Safer, Happi
t: Then be one of twenty million Am
ericans to join the Red Cross.
i; Third Roll Call, November 2 to 11.
Mr. W. F. Redding Looses Cow
From Eating Nitrate of Soda
ACCEPT THE TREATY OR PREPARE TO FIGHT
(By Herbert Hoover)
(Extracts from an address delivered
on October 3 at Stanford University.)
when the omcers departed. As a con-!
Some speaker of national reputation sequence of the above shooting Willi
Greensboro, and Mrs. Edna Bray, of I will make an address on Friday Oct. Allen and Albert Parsons have been'
Wcstwood, Col. Funeral services '31st. The managment is unable to state placed in jail at Asheboro. At least
were held from the Christian church, just who this will be, but an ecort is lone other party was seen. The sup-j
The lovely floral offering bore testimo- being made to get Congressman Folk, ! position is that Ed and Will Parsons
nv of the devotion and esteem of a from Pennsylvania, or Henry Watter-1 were implicated in the shooting and
l.irge circle of friends. Ma God's son- At any rate the managament I in the manufacture of illicit spirits!
must comforting and sustaining grace promises a good speaker for Friday. ' Mr. Barker was far more seriously
i, w ith pn!h member of the bereaved rrospecis are good lor a good agri- I nun, man euner oi tne otner men.
and gnei sincsen iumiiy m uus wie uuumi. vC j mrc .u ,uun- ......
nour oi their greatest trial.
SpencerD. York, of Ramseur
Spencer D. York was born Dec. 14,
lb'Si, and died October 10, 1913, be-'Miss fenny Home Demonstration
ty is asked to take an exhibit. Copies
oi the Premium list may be had from
Mr. Coltrane or at the Bank ot Ram
ing b'l years old. He was married hrst
to Amanda Patterson, in 1854. To this
union were born nine children, eight
cf whom are living: Mrs. D. H. Hob
son, Spokane, Wash.; Mrs. G. M.
Whitehead and Mrs. W. H. King, of
Ramseur. Mrs. W. G. Kiikman, of
Chattanooga; Tenn.; Mrs. W. P.
Brown, Greensboro; Mrs. C. A. Reece,
Oxford; W. C. York, Sanford, and E.
H. York, Orangeburg, S. C. Again in
1884 he was married to Emily Gilli
land, of Siler City, and to this union
were born three children, two of
whom are living: Mrs. F. A. Horner,
Greensboro, and Mrs. T. E. HilHard,
Greensboro. He was again married
in 1900 to Mary Routh. No children
were born to this union. He joined
Parks Cross Roads Christian churchl
more' than 60 years gb and later un
ited with the , Missionary Baptist
church, living true to its faith and
teachings. He served in the Confed
erate army with valor and conspicu
ous brevery. He greatly enjoyed the
Confederate reunions and always
Agent Davidson County Flies
EXCITEMENT ON FAYETTEVILLE
Mr. W. F. Redding of Asheboro lose
a fine milch cow one day last week
from her having eaten nitrate of soda.
The cow was apparently not "affected
for about half a day after eating the
nitrate of soda and then died suddenly
from the poison.- Mr. and Mrs. Redding
were very much excited over the fact
that their chidren drank the morn
ing'3 milk at noon time and a physi
cian was sommonded and took the pre
caution of 'administering a antidote.
The cow ate the soda about an hour
before she was milked and it was
thought that the milk had not had
i time to absorb the poison. This was
is not a narrow escape for the Redding child-
leu. xi. rlcvaullult siiuutu uc taiicii iu
keep animals away from nitrate of
soda, as there is something in it which
they seem to like.
Tuesday morning about 11 o'clock.
a message was received at the sher
Miss Eunice E. Penny, Home Demon ' iff's office from the police authoritiei
stration agent for -Davidson county ' of Randleman that suspicious charac
flew from Lerington to Raleigh on
Sunday with Lieutenant H. J. Runser,
an army aviator who spent several
days in Lexington en route to the
State Fair at Raleigh. They left Lex
ingto at 4:35 in the afternoon and ar
rived in Raleigh 80 minutes later.
Mr. S. D. York of Randolph county
died at the soldier's home in Raleigh
on October 10th. acred 88 vears. Mr.
York was married three times, all tiiree say, just then the car "came to lifef
ters, presumably one of the parties
implicated in the Friday night shoolj
ing affair which occurred five miles
above Randleman, Were in a Buick
car coming toward Asheboro. Deputies
E. T. Walton and A. C. Jenkins wetjt
immediately on' the street and arrivcb
there just as the car got in. Just then
the car went dead and the deputies
stepped up to arrest the parties, but
no arrest was made, for, strange to
of his wives preceeded him to the grave and was off again. The deputies bS-
He is survived by ten children, one of I gan to shoot, hoping to puncture the
whom is W. C. York, cotton mill supl tires, but evidently were unsuccess-
erintendent at Sanford.
MRSTiC V. K EARNS
ful as the culm-its erot awav w
more speed than has been seen on tne
streets of Asheboro in a decade. The
deputies telephoned down the line to
stop the car and arrest the men and
For several ' also followed the car, but all efforts
Whether or not the men were im
plicated in the blockading above
Randleman is not known, but from
their manner of escape they were
Mrs. N. V. Kearns died at her home
near Farmer yesterday.
years Mrs. Kearns had been an inval
id. She was a daughter of Mr. Jesse
Shaw, of New Hope township. She is
wore his medal with pleasure. He was survived by her husband .ind rour
1,,, o t w frills, kind tn his neign- sons, namely, Messrs. Falton, Coy,
ho, s and gentle and tender to his'Earle and Reid Kearns, of Concord guilty of some offense.
family. His genial manners, his kind township. She is also survived by her
and loving disposition won for him parents and two brothers, Mr. r ranr:
nuinv friends. A good man has fallen,! Shaw, of Concord township, and
i man loved ana esteemed Dy every -"'"" c.,""
ly. ine iunerai services win dc con
ducted today at New Hoe after
which burial will follow.
HIGH POINT ADDS
According to unofficial reports the
Melton-Rhodes Company, ot Greens
boro will move their plant to High
Point in the near future.
The company has purchased the
building which was formerly occupied
by the Southern Car Company.
M. E. CONFERENCE IN SESSION
The Western North Carolina Con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South is in session this week
in the West Market Church in Greens
boro, with Bishop U. V. W. Darling
ton, of Huntington, West - Virginia,
Sophia Route 1 News
one. The unusually large ana neau
tnul floral offerings bespoke the es
teem and high regard in which he was
held by a large circle of devoted
friends. Revs. Banks and Rivenbark
conducted the funeral services.
MRS. G. H. ELLIOTT,
OF FARMER, DEAD
LITTLE HELEN BOROUGHS
Mrs. Mattie Cranford Elliott died
at her home in Farmer Monday from
tuberculosis. Mrs. Elliott was mar
ried about twelve years ago to Mr.
G. H. Elliott, who with a son and a
daughter aged respectfully eight and
ten years survive. She was a daugh
ter of the late Zimri Cranford. In ear
ly life she connected herself with the
Methodist Episcopal church at Fann
er and has Deea a consilient, conse
crated christian woman. Her influence
will be long felt by her relatives and
friends. The -funeral services were
conducted by -Be. J. M. Varner at
Farmer after which the body was laid
to rest la the local cemetery at that
place. The deceased was SS years of
age. Besides her immediate family,
Mn. Elliott is survived by two sisters,
Mrs. J. T, Ingram, ot Aabeboro, and
Mrs. C. R. Scott, of Cary; and Messrs.
C. C, C L. and. Henna Cranford, of
Hildred. the infant daughter of Mr.
MR, MILTON COX, OF ASHEBORO find Mrs. C. H. Davis, of Ceutral Falls,
Mr. Milton Cox died at his home In
South Asheboro yesterday,- following
n illness of several months from
heart dropsy, . Mr. Cox was one of
Asheboro's substantial citUens. He
was a man of a quiet, unassuming na
ture, kind husband and father and a
good neighbor. He was a son of the
late Lindley Cox. In early life he was
married to Miss Marr PreeaelL a
daughter of the late Uriah PresnelL
To this union three children were
born, namely, Mrs. Charles Williams
and Miss Mary EUen Cox, of Ashe
boro. and Mr. Rot Cox. who resides
in the eastern Dart of thr state. The
deceased was 63 years of age. The
funeral servicM' will be conducted at
Flag Springs church after which the
body will U interred. The deceased Is
also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Jor
dan 8pneer, of SeagTove, and Mrs.
Abner Steed, of Randleman, , ; ;
Miss Betty Clark, aged 87 years,
died at her home on Anheboro Roum
t on Monday. Mi Clark had been in
feeble health for ?vrtd yrs having
been anitd with hrt,dropny. Bhe
iirni with Mr. foU AH I'M, a nephew
WiM Clark in mirvivod by a sitr,
Mrs. r.v- r ' y. h live with
hr ",'-. t. . In (' n
The fourteen months old daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Boroughs, of
Kemps Mills, died on October 12,
1919, She was ill for only forty-eight
hours and then went to the glory
world to be with her little brother,
Herbert, who died two years ago.
They are with the angels in heaven
awaiting their parents and a host of
relatives and friends. The little girl
was a bright happy child possessed
with all the endearing elements of
childhood which entwine themselves
around the hearts of loved ones. The
funeral services were conducted by
Rev. A. T. Banks and the body laid
to rest in the cemetery at Shiloh.
Italian Ambassador to U. S. Dead
Count Emacchida Cellere, Italian
ambassador to the United States sine
1913, died in the Emergency Hospital
in Washington, D. C, October 20. He
had been ill since Saturday and had
been taken to the hospital for an operation.
A beautiful and impressive wedding
cercmon" was solemnized at the home I tives on High Point Route
Rev. Robert Parker, of High Toint,
preached an excellent sermon at
Miss Nannie F. Davis and Mrs. li.
G. Whitehead spent one day recently
in High Point.
Messrs. Pari and James Davis were
the gUests of Misses Mamie a:tl Cor- mount
nelia Coltrane Sunday.
Miss Ila Snyder has returned home
after spending several days with reia-
"The treaty is by no means perfect.
I see no method by which it could have
been made perfect when 600 men, repre
senting 23 different nationalities, were
engaged in its negotiation and agree
ment had to be unanimous. Differences
in national character and in national
aspiration could but cause difference in
views. Many of them represented deh-
perate, passionate or nctese objects,
ideals of the last century, yet most
were actuated by the prayers of the
common people, who realy fought the
war, that it thoud be the last war.
The men of vision at this confer
ence were steadfast for certain domi
nant ideals that mark this conference
apart from all others first., that this
settlement should remove as many of
the immediate causes of war as possi
ble by destroying enemy domination
over other races; second by establish
ing the new goverments on a i)emo
cratic basis so that wars should not pe
made by autocracies for the profit of
their class; third that there should be
established a world council the League,
''This an aspiration which has been
rising in the hearts of all the world. It
has become an insistence in the minus
of all those in the world to whom the
lives of our sons are precious, to all
those to whom civilization is a thing to
be safeguarded, and all those who see
no hope for the ameliration of the mis
ery of those who toil if peace cannot
"The League agrees that military
force mav be used in defence against
invasion of one country by another, but
in this, as in other things, unanimous
consent is required, and the conseni
must mean the United States Congress
on our side. From my own experience
I believe that the discussion, negotia
tion, arbitration, enlightment of public we are t0 thrive.
opinion and leading to the moral isola
tion of an outcast will be all sufficient,
coupled with the knowledge that other
weapons exist. The hope which I, as
an independent observer, have placed
in the league is that it will forever re
lieve the United States of the neces
sity to again send a single soldier out
side of our boundries.
Not Overnight Solution
"Those who formulated the League
did not expect that it would furnish an
overnight solution to all uncorrected
international wrongs or the disruption
of these unloosened forces. They did ex
pect that by degrees there would be u
definite alignment of opinion in tile
world that would make these wrongs
less and that could in great measure
retain t.e actual outbreaks of war
and give the world time to heal its
"We cannot fiddle while Rome burns.
The Allies may themselves ratify this
treaty without us, and thus assemble a
council of nations of their own in an
endeavor to solve the problems of Eu
rope. It would be a council of Europe
and in the midst of these terrible times,
considerign the debts they owe us, the
material they must have from us or
starved, I would rather that we be rep
resented therin lest it become a league
of Europe against the Western Hemls-
pher. A peace without us means more
army and navy for us, with the old
treadmill of taxes and dangers for us.
"Neither the gospel of hate nor the
peace. The true road lies in every effort
gospel of unpreparedness is the road to
to remove the causes of war, not in
tearing down cuch structures of peace
as we have, nor blindness to present
dangers. Those who think we can Iso
late ourselves seem to ignore the ract
that modern communication has short
fom a month to an hour. A vast amount
ened our distance from our neighbors
of our civilization, and the daily im
provement of lite that comes to our
people, are the product of the ideas
and intelligence and labor of our neigh
bors. If we belive we can see of our
neigbors returned to another 30 years'
war through the brokdowi of this
treaty, and we still maintain our prog
ress, it is the egotism of insanity.
We Need European Trade
"We are an overseas people and we
are dependent upon Europe for market
for the surplus products oi; our farmers
and laborers. Without order in Europe
.we will at best have business depress
ion unemployment, and all their train
of trouble. With renewed disorganiza
tion in Europe, social disease and an
archy thrive, and we are infected by
every social wind that blows' from
Europe. We are forced to interest our
selves in the wcliare of the world n
"I am one of those who hold that this
war would never have happened if the
nations of Europe had accepted the in
vitation of Sir Edward Grey to a con
ference of civilians in July, 1914. I
believe that if the intelligence of the
world can be aggregated around a table
the pressure from these responsible
men for a solution which will prevent
the enormus loss of life and the fabu
lous amount of human misery created
by war will be such that no body of
decent men in these times can resist It.
We have now seen the most terrible
five years of history because the reac
tionaries of Europe refused to come in
to a room to discuss the welfare of hu
manity. From this mighty political,
social and economic upheavl there has
resulted a host of outstanding prob
lems which can breed war at any mlure.
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Caveness on
Sunset Avenue, on Tuesday evening
at 7:30, when their daughter, Virtle
Caveness, became the bride of Dr. J.
G. Crutchfield. The home was artis
tically and beautifully decorated with
roses and chrysanthemums. Only the
immediate friends of the family were
present. The ceremony was perform
ed bv Rev. Ira Erwin. The bride wore ; Sunday afternoon
a traveling suit of reindeer brbwirr R. L. All red spent Sunday and Mon
with accessories to match and carried day with his parents on Randleman
bride s roses and ferns. During tne 1 Route 2
Mr. Bud Johnson visited at Mr
F. Snyder's Sunday
Mrs. Eliza Edwards" visited Mrs.
Amanda Coltrane Sunday.
Mr. C. A. Farlow spent Tuesday in
Mrs Charity Connor visited Mrs.
Amanda Coltrane Sunday
wounds. Even the sermon on n,c , The liberal world is asking us to come
id not wholly regenerate the jnto a council to find solut ions for these
j wot id. soldiers; it is asking tor our economic
"We hear the rry that the League 1 and moral weight, our idealism and our
onngau's tnat our sons ue sent to ug"i 1 disinterested sense ot justice. Are we
in foreign lands. Vet the very intent 1 not to take the rosonsihility that rests
and structure of the League is to pre- on the souls of those men in Europe
vent war. There is no obligation for who refused tliis invitation in l'J14."
the United States to engage in military
died last Saturday morning, Oct. 18,
and wsi buried at Sheperd CtrrKry
last Sunday afternoon. Tho infant was
a little over three months old. wnue
is oar loss it is God's gain, and may
the parents so live that they will meet
he Infant of Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Hepler, of Asheboro Route Y., died on
Monday and was buried at Charlotte
church on Tuesday of this week.
DIED IN HIGH POINT
Thomas R. Gaddls, of High Point,
died October 13. He leaves a wife
and six children, R, A. Gaddls, of
Asheboro; B. L. and R. M. Gaddls, of
High Point Mrs. Ement Hughes, of
Asheboro; and Misses Ethel and Eula
Gaddls, of HJgh Point, He also leaves
one brother and two sisters, Marcus
GaddJs, of Falrmmint, Ind., and Mrs.
8. W. Hughes, of Trinity Route No.
1, and Mrs. T. N. Jones, of Trinity
Route 1. He was a member of the
M. P. Church at Mt'Zion where the
funeral services were held Thursday,
conducted by Ref. Joel Troadon. Un
til recently be lived ' m labernacle
Urwnnhlp where' he was reared. Mr.
Gaddis was so honest msn. Ho had
Wq in bad health for more than a
yr and Me death was not unexpect-
ceremony Miss Jessie Wood softly
played Hearts and Roses.
Immediately after the ceremony the
bride and groom left for Richmond
and other cities.
Miss Maude Carson Will Go to For
eign Fields as Missionary
Miss Maude Graig Carson, daugh
ter of Mi. and Mrs. J. E. Carson, of
Asheboro, has enlisted in the foreign
missionary field and will go either to
China or Japan. Miss Carson is at
present teaching in the high school
in Winston-Salem and will conclude:
her engagement there after this ses
sion. She will then go in training for
work as a missionary and will enter
service as soon as her course is com
pleted. Miss Carson is a graduate of
Queens College of Charlotte and also
of the University of North Carolina
where she received high honors. She
is a granddaughter of Col and Mrs.
A. C. McAlister, of Asheboro and a
most estimable young woman.
operations or to allow any interference
with our internal affairs without the
full consent of our representatives in
"To me, every line of the covenant
An airplane oew over this section is the complete negation of mili
tarism. During the course oi negotia
tions in Paris the foct stood out with
regard to the League. Its opposition
there arose entirlcy from the repre
senatives of the old militaristic re-
Miss Muriel Lowe left Sunday af
ternoon for Sumner where she will
resume her duties as teacher.
Marlboro school will open October
27, instead of October 26.
We are glad to note that Mrs. Thos.
Lowe is improving.
Misses Mamie and Cornelia Col
trane spent the week end with home
Miss Cora Edwards spent Saturday
in High Point shopping.
Mr. James C. Davis spent the week
end with home folks.
gimes and from the reactionaries of
the world in general."
"They saw in it truly the undermin
ing of militarism. They had the vision
The farmers of this section arc and
have been busy preparing their wheat
There has already been a great deal
of wheat and oats sown in this part of
We all were proud to sec the vain,
have mud for a while instead of dust,
The Bank of Colen lgj is now prog
ressing nicely with Mr. Floyd C. Cav
eness, of Asheboro, as cashier. Mr.
Caveness is a son of Mr. J. M. Cav-
MUST PUT SUGAR ON MARKET
Sugar Equalization Board Names
ss s Fair Price to Wholesalers
Steps were taken by the Department
of Justice, October 20, to prevent the
abnormal increase in the price of su
gar, due to the meagre crop.
Attarnev HonprAl Palmer notified
beet sugar refiners, who had been ball and every effort
noiding tneir sugar lor a Dig price,
that the equalisation board had set a
maximum price to be charged to the
wholesaler at ten cents.
The price to the wholesalers has
been 9 cents heretofore, and the re
toilers sold It at 11 cents, and this 1
cent raise in the produce price will
also raise the wholesaler, and the re
tailer's prices 1 cent pe pound. The
department did not state that the
new price would be thus, but it Is as
sumed the Increase would not be
greater than the wholesaler advance.
V PRESIDENTS CONDITION ..
' We are proud to note that President
Wilfum Is again executing his duties;
but Dr. Grayson says he Is by no means
Rev. W. M. Smith filled his last ap
pointment at the M. E. church Sunday
for the conference year. Our people
are very much attached to Mr. Smith
and it is hoped that conference will
return him for another year.
Mr. J. M. Ellison had the misfor
tune last week of losing a lne cow by
Both cotton mills stood lajt Wednes
day for the fair at Grecnsbero.
The graded school has a large en
rollment and good attendance. Prof.
Little is one of the best teachers in
the state, who not only gives the best
intellectual instruction but pays spec
ial attention to the moral and physi
cal culture of his pupils. The play
grounds have been leveled and put in
shape lor tennis court ana Dasaei
ball and every effort is being put
forth to make this a real Institute
Mr. J. M. Ellison, who has a pos!,
tion in a shoe shop at Revolution cot
ton mills, spent Sunday at home.
Master Olin Wrenn, a son of Mr.
W. H. Wrenn, who belongs to the corn
club, harvested his prise acre last
week which measured 82 H bushel .
Work on the Baptist church is pro
greening rapidly this week. They hope
to complete the walls and the wood
work will be pushed to completion in
the near future.
Tho road from 3. IS. Allred's to
Line berry has been granted and will
soon be graded and graveled. Mr. R.
W. Jordan, who Is an enthusiastic
good roads advocate and whose nntrr
fng efforts are largely responsible for
this reoad. .
to see, and even openly to state that it cness, of Asheboro.
would mean the ultimate abandonment A new cotton mill will soon be com
of military force in the world. For1 pleted here.
they, as of old contended that without
the exercise of military power there is
no hope of the mainteanee of human
efficiency or control of the masses.
Germans Welcome Failure
"There are many eliments in Europe
who wish to see the treaty break down
and the League of Nations disappear.
For instance, during the last five
months our Allies have been growing
weaker from a military point of view,
due to the necessity of demoblizing
their armies, while at the same time
the reactionary groupe in Germany has
been growing in strength through the
hope of securing a division of theAllies
At the time I left Europe a month ago,
the German militarism had already re-cs-tablished
itself as a well-disciplined,
wcll-officercd army of at least 400,000
men, largely congreated on the Polish
frontier, and even defying the govern
ment at Berlin. Under the arlarm of
The Coleridge Manufacturing Com
pany has recently purchased a new
Mr. J. A. Brower has purchased a
new Frod and is taking lessons in au
tomobilism. Mr. J. M. Brooks says that the hogs
of the town are as nice as ever.
Craven and Gamer Motor Company
is now open for business.
Several of the Coleridge people
have been attending the meeting at
Ramseur for the pant few days. They
are having a good revival there.
The school teachers arrived last
Saturday and Sunday and school be
gan Monday. We have a good crew of
teachers and hope to have a good
school this year.
It is gratifying to the peoplt of
Coleridge, as a whole, to see our lit
tle town progressing so rapidly. We
the grtatent economical myntery thai a , "" ' i-t
nation ever knew have been trying to purposes, but we have the best pow
create an army of 500,000 men for , er plant that can be founa anywhere
their protection from the Germans on on Deep River. We hope to have a
one side and the Bolsheviki on the railroad coming this way in the near
other. If the treaty Is ratified the Ger
man army will be reduced to 200,00
men and dispersed over Germany, ana
their extra armament destroyed. The
failure of the treaty means the Invas
ion of the Polish State, This is only
one of the powder magazines in Eu
rope which cannot be destroyed until
this treaty Is ratified, and during
every day of delay more explosive ar
poured Into them.
Face Severe Economic Laws
"I am confident that If we attempt
now to revise the treaty we shall tread
a road through Europeean chaos. Even
If we managed to keep our soldiers
out of It we will not escape fearful
economic losses, If the League It to
break down we must at once prepare
to light. Few - people seem to rallse
the denreratlon to which Europe has
been reduced, -
Last Thursday morning, October
18, at the home of Rev. J. A. Ledbet
ter, at Randleman, a quiet but beau
tiful wedding took place when Miss
Thelma Tmgdon became the bride of
Mr. Moss Spoon. Mrs. Spoon if a
daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Joel B.
Trogdon, of Asheboro Route 1, and
has been engaged in dress making in
High Point for several months.
The groom Is a son of Mr, and Mrs.
Graham Spoon, of Ulah. He holds a
position srith the High Point Furni
ture Company in High Point. The
vow rig couple will make their borne la
High Point Their wide circle of
friends wish for them a long and hap
py life. ' .'. i