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PIUNCLPLES, NOT IIEN
12.00 A YEAB IN ADVAKC3 ;
Aalfckore, North Caroliaa, Thursday, Muck 50, 1922
HIE NEWS IN BRIEF;
re. : fclten. vuane: ajclih. rem
iddaughtoT'of- Benjamiir Franx
has". announced -- her candidacy
the Democratic - aorninatiori for
resa from the setxmd Pennsytvcma
net. At first-. Mrs; -Mrs. Davis
e of running for. the Senate, but
husband persuv-ded her; to- wttle
n congress thintogjhe eeM
iT.,. -tf ffcSl
iohn. Duval Lr
veo a sentence m me nouso 01 coi
tion for violation . of --thay traffic
'B in Detroit, Michigan! vV
The lumber pLvnt at Reeve's siding,
ntgomery county, was destroyed by
9 March 24th. " The origin of the
b is unknown unless it eaaght aaft
previously. .eparta I
mediate fcmily wlll.be allowed! to
a. Cofederate reunion at Richmtod-j
The members of the Bar of Union
unty, Mown loaroima,- nave enaors-j
1 Honorable' A, M. 1 Stack J for the
H ar .ri a.i
sition of - Judge of the -Superior
?urt of the Thirteenth-: Judicial Pis-;
ict f -V;-V- " 1
Federal. .'Prohibitioa Director.. Koh-i
ss, 'of North Carolina, recently subi
itted a import to the head:, of, the
"ohibition' bureau at Washington 'in
hich lie- stated that North' CaroUna
oonshiners are using" hog manure in
leir whi8key. io i give it . the peeper
IcX. Publication of the reperta. is
iid to have lowered the madset price
f the product considerably. - 7---?
Two automobiles "were burned'Jft the
arn on the property of . Mrs. T.' E,
'elborn 211 Sycamore street, Greens
oro, last , week The two ears burned
elonged to B. F. Harrell and Dr. H. T.
Vydelett? two others in the same barn
vera saved. They belonged to Mrs.
.Volborn and W J. Halliday. Ihe. Are
is thought to ha ve started from a pile
of trash in a wood ahedjnear the build
ing. , Mrs.,Welborn is formerly, of
thia county and is, well knows through
out the county. ; , ?
rAmong the high schools xhat Were
winners in the.. preliminaries"' of the
high school triangular 'debates, ia'thu
section of the state are- Lexington;
Troy, Pleasant; Garden and. Sanford. ;
? Mr. . J-. C. jSpach, proprietor- of the
Spach ; wagon works of Winston-Salem,,
died last-week. - - '
A: demented woman patient Jrt an
insane ' asyluM' in Washington - City,
took refuge in the top of a large tree
the' first of the week and would, not
come down,' and threatened if any one
tried to rescue her to Jump into -a 60
foot ravihe below."",;' A yscafrold, was
builtf mattresses and. life' nets used
and she was finally rescued by .e hos
pital attendant; ':&$'!!U'& 'U--'
-Lieutenant Vance" Havnea..a son of
Former Sheriff. Haynes, of 1 Mt Airy,
has made a record flight Jtrom, Jay
ton jOhioj to-Washington, making, the
flight , in -three hours, a distance of
440 rmles, ' - Lieutenant - Haynes . .Has
been5 sUtioned.at the , Wilbur Wright
field in Dayton; Ohio., He is a grand
Rnn " at - th famftuB RiAmitM Twtnit.
The. flight wa made .February 2 but
was not confirmed until March IL''--'...-
The eligibles ' for Thomasville post-
office are Frak Dv Jones, Keifer Long
and Fester Sigman Although Sig-
man .is the lowest, he : is to .oe post
master.. . ' . vc.!... ' "1
. - Representative' Fordney' more than
tent days; ago" said on the floor of
thei House ' that .arrangements, had
been made to get rid of all Pemocrat-
io employees in the Treasury-Department
, Fordney and Senator Watson,
"of Indiana,, are, 'fighting J)ave Blair,
commissioner Of internal revenuesand
want hm discharged from1 office ,be
causehe does not. get rid of more
Democrats. . Assistant Secretary El
mer. Dover Is co-operating with Ford
ney and Watson, in holding up some
of the appointments. ". He claims that
Blair has made no endorsements . of
members of Congress in the district
where these appointees resides,
Grady Wilson a well-known white
boy of Salmbury has been arrested n
a charge of assalting a young white
woman of that city -with intent to com
mit rape. Unable to make a bond or
52,000.00 he was placed in the Kowan
county jail. - Wilson claims te be m
norent. ' . '. . '' '
The Odd Fellows nifcting will be held
t Winfiton-Salcm May , 1618th. All
hies point to the ,be:-.t and bi"'CHt
1 ' ing evrf hfl by thin oraniiation
Cvclone Mark", tlid noted evangelist,
.1 (Ii'Iiver a fr:itcrnal aluryss the
"ond day of the meeting. ,..,'
.".'npncrouH improvements and B'ldJ-
iii are jroing forward at the Ijtate
in ICaicitrh. Additions have
.1 I ..I, r
and '. en-
' adveil ir.i for
.i.ing hall,. Thi"
,1 " ; '-mrtit f)f- tl'.e
if Ji!:lit, M
1 '- ''X l--Mry,
I i in C.
- i : -1 V ' 1
T n ,V
'.-v .. '-
Fights and 'Resists . steers and Landa
Jail With His Tee Sone
- Julius "-"C-Bobbins; who- was ' born
and reared in Back. Creek township, a
son of Rev. Alex. Robbing, who liveq
at Randleman -until a-few years ago
when he moved to Guilford and now
lives on the Battle1 Ground read near
me oh.h! .vrruuiiu rvu, near
'("s,n w county.: officers .. wno
) the Guilford county jail,
bms the . other son is char (red with
the larceny of an automobile.-- When
the officers approached the house, of
Robbina the old man refused them ad
mittance and he attempted -to shoot
thenV where , they .'undertook to enter
; the house. v-There were four ; of the
, . - . .Shpriir -tffnprt
- " V. .
jam t ui at u uuuuica . ku uinii liih
door declaring- that it . would-be
knocked -down. if . he did not onen it.
The old man -said -that he -would' not
SSSiST n ;rJ2HMrdith' Peace for
.IViih;" fjS5fltWt1.d the State College for boys,
you will-open it now.4 He walked no.
tfi the. floor tn frnnrV H 1nrt 1 I
it Twm T.rf.,&i.i ,inw.,-it, fcni '
HtK . mtstrA .a w-u itu
looking revolver in his hand. ' The
sherilf. realizing that should -he gam r
th. MV f. .
the raidire : o.itv , miffht Jhe nIted.
dashed through theyppen
-' VVs Vi -111
ana stopped- to open a door I-
eaamg te ms room-bnenrc ,s.raTtcavtj
: . . ..1 . iu.
-JT aT Jt i
bounded upon iiim. The .nee .f. the i
impacr tnre-.v wie aoor, opc.i wui
fl.0 -Cer wlfTP,?!
vi ju a- j
Mrs. Bobbins wasjn tM bed, and
both jnen J landed upon .' hei, tShe
screamed like a - wildcat, said Xhe
sheriff, who: however, .-waa vtrv huavl
holdne his- man and endeavoring te
Iteep Wrafrom shoottoghdVfln.an,BOt, bar has shied; his hat into the
fWce, was plunge te the Ho.'Second Judicial-JDistrlcte' Judge' -Geo.
(The shenft and Robbirrs writhed and Wi Connor, now ridinr the -circuit, -is
5?HTO,t,,-, s"ioMi a -noia.Mifligo a candidate,-and1 it ia -said that
KOOD.-.S; gun ana orn were airu ;o
release his hold. .
The sheriff has several, bumps where
his prisoner-crashed him with hs.iist
Kobbins has mar bruises where t.r
sheriff hammered i him. X-The sheriff
lost his hat. - Mrs. Robbins, who is a
daughter of the late, Dan Millikan. 01
Jtsacic t;reeit township, kept up - her
fmnmlnip .'whlta :)iai.- ninnv fniicmr '
with the venom and strength of a
devil, according to the sheriff. : . '
; The mother of Julius Roublns,. n
good old woman-aged 87 years, wa
buried ia'this county, yesterday as
published elsewhere in thir paper. . '
MR. FINCH MAKES STATEMENT
-ft FOR BANK OF THOMASVILLE
; -v-Tl . i.i '1 .' ', ' ,- .
VvMr.'T. J, Finch, who was appointed
receiver of the Bank of Thomasville
several months' aire stated last week
that he is how in a position to pay the
depositors ten per cent of the' amount
they had on-deposit when the. doors of
the bank ' were closed 'August 22nd-
1 he people are much. , gratified . with
the statement throughout Thomasville
ana me surrounaing communityo,
PLEASANT HILL SCHOOL.
... t;TO. CLOSE APRIL.8TH
The iCoUrier' is in recelpt'of- nek
See that Pleasant Hill , school - will
close April 8th. r.The teachers, v 'are
Isabella 'Luther, or llsgah, and ailss
Flada Kearns. Thev, , have - arangeu
f ore-most attractive comehcement ex
ercise. The.-r program , 'consista . 01
speeches, dialogues, muhic. and on ao-
dress. The reople of the county ere
cordially invited to attend . these ex-
. Mr.;Villiam T. Breeden Dead V'
Mr. Wm. T. Breeden died almost
suddenly in Greensboro Monday, - lie
was 'only ill three hours, having sul'
fered a broken blood " .vessel- "in his
head Mr. Breeden married Miss An
nie Cameron,' of Randolph' county.
She was a Mater of Mrs., M. S. Davis,
who formerly lived in Asheboro, . ',,'
. Died ' '
Mrs. Jodie Murray, wife of . Mr.
Frank Murray, died at her home at
Henhett, March 28, of pneumonia, sg
about 85 years. , ., ' .' :. ' '' .
- In Tlcasant Grove- townnhlp, Ran
dolph county, near Ilennett,' Mrs.
Caroline Cor, wife of Lvi Cox, dien.
of pneumonia March 28,' aged ,70
jeiiru. Xhfl (InreaBed leaves a,hun
hand, two dautfhtors, -Mr. H. I'llll-
hps ami sirs. C. J. Mendman,' 01
I r unc't, and five iti, Kobort, John,?
th, Charles anil
hip. 1 lie ilrre.-n-rnicd
,f tl, C t . : i;tn
v -i 't roil-!.., "-I
n liit-hly e-i
:m, a n r'i,lr i
WEEKLY ; RA1IIGH LETTER
CAPITAL CIT TO VOTE Oft
. SCHOOL BONPS CONSOLIDA
- HON OF STATE'S EDUCATION
AL INSTITUTION S. ; ,,v j
E. J. Coltrane, Former Bandolph CU-
.isen. Secretary of North Carolina '.
;Vv ' Teachers' Assembly
XfyL Maxwell GrnMrV- r,
vEaleiglir March 28Ral3igb; people
are all stirred nr over the imminence
of the million-dollar school bond elec
tion, 1 which i comes off. next. Tuesday,
April 4.' Oyer 4,000 voters,' male: end
female, have blaced their names' on
the new tv registration- books for this
special election,.; and ' as. the law. re
quires the proponents to poll' a major
ity of the names tegietered, it is np
to over 2,000 ' citizens ; to - go", to , the
polls, and, vote Tuesday ,in order to
save the situation, which is about the
worst in the '-state ea far- as the need
of 'more adequate and better schoor-
houses is concernecU Those opposed
to the bond issue do not have to vote
to defeat it. If they can -keep 'One
more than half - of 4 those ' registered
from the polls they can accomplish
the defeat of the bonds just as well
as . if i tkv maioritr actually vr voteo
against the schools and the children.
But it is entirely nrobable that a con-
sidera'ble majority e the voters, reg
istered' will vote xoc better school fa
cilities and that- Saleigh- will , at last
be able to "point with pride", to sev
eral new public : school n buildings in
theinear" futute.i This eity has long
oeen a mecca lor college- Biuueiitsy'v
and' King's Business College for boys
and girls. '
T " . .
Governor Morrison having appoint-
a , very - composite commiKce j
f81 to $11 W,?!
u '"" " T"'" wre
system;- of county government fei
North Carolia-with .Josephus- -pan-
on It, be iaHow said "to be eonsid-
V11K M1V VVU0VUURMV1I
enng the - consoiraation 01 tne tnree
--t 8.- educational- institutions.
namely, the University of North Car-
oUna. the A. it State College w
Raleigh, and the , State College tor
Women at Greensboro J.t IS thought
by that representatives from
-o-k naHtution consulted about the
matter would havei. gome trouWem
Ui t .l : .?-.,.
twt-' wnnA w tr.
T T f jRocky Mount, will be
in the race also, , '
F H Fries,' of Winston-Salem, has
been, appointed new national council
lor for the. North .Carolina Bankers
Association to represent ft - in the
Chamber of .Commerce of the United
States.' . ".' :
The February term of the United
States DistrictviCourt, which convened
here on February 6. hdiourned witn
the docket of the court less congest
ed than it has been in years. "I do
not .recall', ever transacting such a
large volume of business in the same
length of time during all of my ser
vice on the bench," stated Judge Con
nor, after adjournment of court.
State Teachers Elect and Set Date
At a meeting of the executive com
mittee in Raleigh of the North Caro
lina Teachers' Association, JJ. i, Col
trane, superintendent of , the Roanoke
Rapids schools, was named full-time
eecretary. , of the North Carolina
leacnerr Assembly, at a , salary ox
14,000 per ' year, and Raleigh and
Thanksgiving named as" ihe place and
tberlme for. holding the "next meet?
inar of the 'orirantxatibn. ?): '. -
,' The: election of Mr. Coltrane, -while
coming without Vprior- knowledge to
me general, public was accomplished
without opposition 'or discussion, . He
will assume his new duties July 1st,
and will have offices with the State
department or. Education. - In. ' addi
tion to his salary,'-he-will be given
ciencu help and traveling expenses;
.Selection of Raleigh as th4 place
and Thanksgiving as the time for the
next meeting .' ef A.tha ,, teachers was
achieved through - a 4 referendum r in
which 90 of the 150 focal association
voted 1.74J to-141.- October, Novem
ber and December were months votea
on, but one- organisation'. -voted' 15
strong for August. October got-1424
votes. and December 218." ,- , t i:,
Conaiderable. . sentiment fof'chan-
ing the time and place, of .meeting
was generated .dunnir the-aesion
here lant Thanloigiving, Many of the
tfttcners exprexsed the opinion tbet
the one fall holiday ought to be left
open -to thrm to go home Jnrtesd or
coming to Raleigh, or elsewhere, to
ttend to professional buaineds. - The
Jpntimcrit, from the vote, aDoeara o
have bn ovef-estlmnted.-. . , '
Further thn the election ,of Mr.
Coltrane, and the ratiflcatiort of the
plcblncite of the teachers, no business
uiulertaken by the commitf.
Tohscco Growers to l!uy Wsrrhounee
Organheil tobaro rrower - Intend
to koep faith with, all lwarehoiii.e Irv
lerxst( and will oirr owners of ware-
house property an opportunily tj spII
or lf'e their hohlint-s to the ToTmo-
o (irowors Co-opcr;tt iv Ao-lati"n,
ei"rnt.!inir to. announcement from the
I:.-t!ri;-ri ical'itini1rs of the a -x-i-
1 ) - ,-n.
7 1- . - -' -n 1 1 ' 'y 1
The cast .'Sef J. A.'- Presnell : ana
others against J.-S. "Lewis arid other County - Fair Asoaation -March iZrd,
lor recovery of land in - Union town- plM - were begun for ; the jtair
ship, hicl'was being tried whea the' this fall, the date being set for Sep
Courier, wehtto press in its last lasue,.tember 20-23rd. yi,;'' : -x?:
resulted in a verdict in favor iot the de-1 - President, Dr. J - G. : Crutchfield,
iendant. - i V?M-&7---:si..l (Asheboro; Vice President J. B. Hum--The
case1 of j. E; Brady against jtlble, Asheboro; Vice Presfdent,; Hugh
r Xlntnn uiA Vlm..'M.. umifut
juror beins withdrawn,' lork,4 i Asheboro; treasurer, K. V-
for which beinir based on'J. D. Ross. Asbeborev't,. J-
an anadavit that ne,H)f . the JurorT The Board of Director? are: Messrs.
rode with other in a truck from court J George Murdock,- J.Try Redding,' of
a part cf, the way heme. -i. -The Jujge' Caraway;. T. F. Bulla, C L.: Hasty, J.
held that while there was no r idencelM. Allen, Dr Roy T.Hodgin and tho
of anr communition :txtween v -thai President Dr. 1-G. Crutchfield. ' The
'juror nd the part of the action' yew'
wne ia.t tnainw-were
truck 'en rf ith ;-othert. aI6rtg,
r a ai VfVt .TmiiibA imi nut
IrV VllBr HI
r The c e. ofcfll nnedvairain8t
Adams-L vans Company for wages and,fronr"Uncie George? McCain and Wnl
pay ,for his teams .which the plaintiff! Skeen for fair grounds. r The . work
claims had. not been paid, resulted in'on the exhibitr poultry, and agricu-
a verdict of 1200 and costs for the
piaintm. i t . -..V- -,
. ;Mttie LiWood 'was granted, a
vorce from) Arden F, Wood. Gertruo
Burrta obtained a -divorce from -C.-B.
Burns.i Pearl . Mr Coltrane " was atse
granted. aT divorce from her hufband.
Chester GftrfieJd -Coltrane.
.'The case; - of W.-; . JKobinSon' and
trial as we go to press - v 4 j
- The ease'of J. E, McDowell agams
the Norfolk Southern Railroad, C. N.
Royals ana L. R,. Ingram, and. Wag
ger , against Burns .'and JSulin agaisnt
the telegraph : compay 4 and v several
other ;)ases were" continued, '. - s '
'- Judtre Rav: who "in ' riTealfliniir nnd
Will also-hold the Criminal court necc
week, is: a -fine judge. : and has most'
favorably impressed, .court, officials
and "the public -as Aetna? an able and
mpartial judge, a f ?t r: ,- 1
The Prim'tfveiraptists willjiold two
services in . the tourt -house Jiext Sun-
Iday..-I lder 'If W. Keenewilt preach
at a..jrund 2:30 in -the.fter-
noon.. The public M Invited lo attend
'Harry 'Shuford, prominent thill man,1
and a brother-in-law of Solicitor G. W
Wilson, was found dead in his room in
Bes; ne'r Crry-hotel; last Saturday.
Con lerble mystery- eurrounds the
death . ! the yeung man. The opinion
of physicians who examined the bod;
is that death: -was caused by severe
mow on me.neaa, me SKuuieing
ttirackei - W - at ah point nisned.Jft
As money was found orfhto pezsen
and the room door locked front the in
side, robbery is hot contiidtrei atlrong
the possible-mothes. '
The autopsy reveals .hat a ?5 cali
ber steel jacket pawed, through the
head and such a pistol was found be
side the body. -The Coroner's jury has
not yet completed it's investigation.
sured the "use of a large number of
properties .at a majority of impor
tant marketing centers in the Caroli
nes and .Vireinia and has secured- as
surance 'of ample financing to carry,
out us program 01 constructing re
ceiving points, wherever necessary.
Sixty-five; thousand Carolina and
Virginia growers who co-operate to
gether to market their tobacco are
inviting' the co-operation of the ware
housemen Of the three states through
this otter pf their leaders which af
fords an equal chance to all who at
tend these" meetings. This announce-
ment was: made by T. C. Watkins, Jrthe package with a cotton string, and
director of warehouses, who, with the placed it in the pocket of his overalls.
committees .'on warehouses, composed In some way the money was lost from
of directors from three states, will
atte nd ell r meetings.
Meet With Warehousemen
Warehousemen and . owners
warehoua. in. Nntk r-ana wm
notified of the opportunity to confer I tl Highway Just outside the town,
with official of the Tobacco Growers)Th1e whole a vf1 bv, the
Cooperative Association regarding "'man at $4,000 and it was re
final terms for the leasing or sale ofi"1!0 ",r by f1 woman who
their warehouse facilities, as agreed, 8W dvertisement in the - paper
upon by directors f the association. J"grding the loss.
. Thew- meetings of North Carolina' '.1.1 .' : ' '
wareh0UBmn with . iUrMs,m .e ,..1K1 INAllUIMAL BANK
Tobacco Growers' Co-operative Asso
ciation., will teke place in Greensboro
in tne rooms ot the Chamber of Com-
st tl n Thi,.1
, and in the Raleigh .Chamber or'
commerce the next day . at the same
Letters mailed . to ovet. four hun
dred , warehousemen In-' the tnree
states and signed, by T.rC.M(ratkm,
Jr,' director of: warehouses J.-r t.
Joyner, chairmen - of the varheouse
committee. N. H, WUllamrs and T B.
Young, of Virginia and South Caro
lina,! respectively, sUte that the as
sociation experts to offer an accepta
ble "proposition to warehousemen.
covering . their physical properties.
The association will need the services
Of a number of efficient . warehouse
men upon acceptable terms aceoritmi-
te this letter. ' ..' . . . j
Present Contract "f i
v At these conferences in lha Caro
lina! end Virifirila, the asaoclallon
will prpent to ihe warehousemen a
contract genera lly' 1 offering to. lease
or purrhas all warthoune at their
actual tnarket. .value, a determined
by atrrot-mnnt or arbitration, -payable
long th lines Iniljrated in the asso
clath -rt'ii standard Sfrrwrnetit , which
Ci.O' 1 t ' imi growers ami many'
wn 1 n 1 n have $ieneL
PLANS X'NDEBVf AY TOB-" ; '
i, . .; RANDOLPH COUNT! FAIR
At a meeting of ' ' the Randeipn
IPirlii. FVanVlinvllla! Svnvtarv. W. t".
Board - of Directors are to appoint an
ber from each township in th county.
J' Property. hari:!-.been purchased'- tn
'North Ashehnm "m th Kanhalt frt
V -J VVMV y. V I.U lire,
'North Asheboro on the asphalt etreet
.tural v buildings , will ; begin soon.
StaiiB are to erected Zer the cattle and
nlaeM fnthe hnira ftlim. - . . - v.
It Is announced that atock is stilt
for saler-and any one who wishes it is
'invited to apply te any member of thei
association. The price of the stock
is $25.00 per share, the payments may
be made in two installments, one-half
down and the other at a later date. -
SOLDIER BONUS iflLL
PASSED HOUSE THURSDAY
The soldier- bonus bill came to a
vote in. the House of-Representatives
last Thrusday and passed bv an over
whelming majority,, party lines being
eliminated. The measure was opposed
by 42: Republicans: and 28 Pemoerats,
As" the bill now -stands, its provi
sions are as follo-yvs: , -k. ; v.
7 A choice ef. four. plana. . Provision
is" made for ian immediate cash' pay.
ment to the soldier; , whose adjusted
service .pay .does not exceed J50.00. ;
' Other veterans ma accent adjust
ed service certificates, with provisions
authorizing loan - by banks during
the first three years' after "October i,
next;, Jind -thereafter by the govern
menV'Bv'vertificatesVto run for: 20
years and -te -have a -face 'value at
JmatQxrty .ef the; amount of the adr
juatad eeniue eieuit-fctthe rate of SI
4pex ; day for - domestic service .and
12 per d&y-for. foreign service, In
creased Jby 25 per cent, plus interest
at the rate of 4 -1-2 per cent com-.
pounded; anhualty. ; . ; v " I -
Vocational training ad. .after - Jan
uary 1; 1923, at the rate of f i.YP,per
day, the total payments not to exceed j
MO' per cent of the-adjusted
wis r ' ; t -r -
vr ann ana nome vraiai unaer wnicn
prove farms or homes would,-'be -paid
after July 1, 1923, 8 sum equal to
their adjusted service credit increased
by 25 per cent.
Land settlement, under which lands
would be reclaimed under "the super
vision of a special' board and farm
units established for sale to the vet
erans, at a price, fixed by the board
less the amount-of the adjusted ser
vice credit due the purchasers.
The bill, from present indications,
will be defeated in the Senate, or' if
not, certainly vetoed
by the . Presi
TWO LOSSES AT
LEXINGTON LAST WEEK
I fight witti the House for loD.OW a
Cyrus W. Pickett, a well known j in the army but the House wrote lHj
farmer of Wtelcome, near Lexington, 00O men into the bill and said to the
lost $400 while on his way to the Banx President and his Secretary cf Wax,
last week.- Mr. Pickett had wrapper "There it is. Make the best of it inr
the bills with some brown paper, tied
his pocket on the way
Another ease of losing property oe-
cuwed at Lexington last week also. A
'traveling salesman from Marion, Ohio,1
0vlost his sample case with a fuller of
solid gold cuff links in it oh Ihe CeiY
MOTES INTO NEW QUARTERS
, The First National Bank, which
has been located in the building on
VW otreet opposite
for ft number of years, moved the
first of this week into their new quar
ters on N the corner of Depot and
Fayetteville Streets. The building is
oe of the handsomest In the county,
and to tnodernly equipped in every de
tail.,' On the first floor is' the .bank,
with directors room St the: rear and
one office which is occupied by Mr. T.
J. Winslow, On' the second floor, ar
seven omcet wan . hardwood - xbpors,
running water, and all art occupied.
The heating plant for the entire build
ig la of the latest type, being;, the
vapor plant,- - j ; ' ;
In the bank, th J couipment is of the
very best. The floor ! tiled, the wood
work of 1 mahogany finished birch,
and the fixturea of. Alabama marble.
The vault is reinforced concrete and n
what U known In banking, world as
burglar pron. The door to the vault
Is the-latest rm proved time lock and
is said to be burglar proof alao.
Thl bank is thi second oh lent of the
town, the Hank of Randolph being the
first established, the First National,
econd; with the Anheboro Brnk and
Trust Company the Ifltept banking ei
' tihli- hn.ent. '
' AKD IGNORED BY &
' '(By David F. St, Clair) ;
. Washington, March 28. No Exatg
pen can do justice to what is timgmm
in . Washington. The President a
been reduced to a figure head. Sis
body in Congress hardly' knowa er
cares that there is such on official 'fee
ing as the Presient; of 'th CaiUBt .
States at this time. At the rate 1
are now moving the mas Vzmn
Mr, Harding will soon becama as
potent as George V-in the actual 1
duct of government. . , ; -The
President's friend's Jen n
that it is hot his fault that he i I
ing ignored and flouted as the :
oz his party which la now iiia a'm
for the conduct t of the jgsvaxmeril.
He was elected, they say, as a protest
against the "autocracy of his pamA
ecessor" and he is keeping itridlx ac
cording 0 the. constitution be lis eavm
side of the fence. He is not mnktlimc
he is scrupulously ' obseninjr" Ae
boundary of .the executive hzandk iaf
the government .
Un the other hand the leaders 01 Baa
party in Congress . are openly- aaytiqc
that thi president is meddling, Uxatiae
is crossing the line between .the ex
ecutive and legislative, branches jeat
as often as . ever Roosevelt 'r VSmm
did, but the difference is these pnde
cessbrs of his took a stand and main
tained it, whereas Mir. Hardin-hreake
and runs at the first rustle ef ttss
reeds.: Here evry body speaks-of Bit.
Hardin; as" the White House ioBt-
naaiwr. '..'' : '. L ' '"'
The-" government of .- the Hetlaai
States , is triangular in organixatiaa.
It, is based upon will, intelligence aaWI
justice... The greai mob on. Qqdsi.
Hill does possess a certain amanat af ,
collective intelligence but it haa
the will to rat. that' intelligence.
action. It is a sheer impossibility i
a, duet body of more than five rtaai
men torn by partisan political -;
8ions. to- lead the country. The C
tution givee the President that
and . the people look te Jbim ;te 1
cise it , ,s ---i.
r When3th President -refusesto ae -sume
the: responsibility of Jeaderafcp
the Congress . must attempt tie .tari'
or chaos will f olio wt Chaos JhaafiA-
lowed;:'' : ''--v--' t?r:ii :
Take the bonus bill. -. the tlBspac&t -
T, . Av.,i . 'i 1 : 1 - ; xl rr ,
iwyiuiiwui ieauera "in ut
Benched every angle of. the TMgiW t
dent's mind and every; , jornt ef Baa
backbone to, find out where be stcAU ' v . ,
OBAihat '4ilL When rthey ,Mta' " .
iney xumeu m opeaaem.-uiin is w
the name of the president had tBreaa
ened not to recognize - the nran-s
would take the floor te move the sus
pension of the rules so as to abut mS
amendments on the bill and force ftn
passage, they s.iid to rdm,K jjtsm
dare do this, we will drive yea trtws
the chair and elect another speakw."1
Now it is alleged the President teal
advised the Speaker to take tfcat
stand but when it came to a dtosjp
down the President failed to staid Vy
him and he was compelled .to jidd 'ts
save his position.
It is also reported that the Presi
dent assured Secretary of War Weeks
that he would back him up in -kfe
,11,0 WOrst of it a3 you please.
Mr, Harding is hoping that fee
Senate will save his face in the bow
ami army bills but the Semite iln '&-
eign affairs has flouted the
' 1 . 1 1 .1 1 .-1 1 -
dPnt with as much humiliation as Die
1 House has in these bills. When the
treatv of pence with iiarjMKiw vvrer.
sent to the Senate, Senator BoniS
iacked on a reservation that the Cat
ted States should not be repTesenle
on the reparation commissi. Xat na
if y the treaty without. this reservja
tion called for a fight between tlfc .
President and the Senate. r
The reservation went tru The oCMr
day Secretary Hughes demanded the
allied governments allow Ouuafly e
pay to the United States $2SWi835
for the maintainance of America;
troops on German soil since the ar
mistice under clauses of the Tacafi- .
les treaty. .The United State isTsse1
a party to that treaty, th HtrpuUi-v.
can Senate having failed te yaUfy ft "
because it was negotiated cm Ihe pare -of
the United States by -Weodrew
Wilson and so the . United State
ing no representative on the'
tien Commission must go hat in baat
to get ita money..- -.-.y
. M. , Harding,, it is'sald, U r trw
thinking of making a fight, but it to
too late to flght after the bltUa
lostc Ws.'V'H''-i.;. t y. . '. :-. '-
COUNTY ELECTION "BOARDS
V HAVE -BEEN SELECTEtt
One hundred county board of esse
tirni, of three members each, were ap
pointed by the State Board ef FVfe-e-t
Ions' last week. Appointee win haU .
office for two. years and will cemtort
the June 3 primary and the $t 1 JL
election to be held . next Novroiaac
The .county eIvtlon boards are
posed of two democrats and on
publican. Messrs. I. C Moser
S. W. Presnell, democrats, and 3. K.
Humble, republirnn, of Awln'T,
eomnoxe the election board of lcn
dolpli county. ; . ,