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I2JX) A YEAR IN JLDYAJCB
ISSUED WEEKLY a" ! - : i i, , . r Tf .r
RARE EAOU M.IOKDOM ZQfl im:;,,,,, - i i..vl), , n .
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mmm. .:;CTIT ' - - - j j 1M "1 I
tli : ri I' I I IE
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.MSI U & & T 4
i bps i . i
Hw Arrival HmRmst Tim Kit, If
ir.t H Fvt H U a
Xla." Urfm kltall tea m1
Dm Mnpof mla, preaied by fiir
Fercx 0X, Jujrt arrtTel at tbt
; boo kafl firvVlni trfth tha Ma tlo&a la
' tha profltafetopaatlnit of catching flat
Uror BK-tht keeper.
. Tboafb ta newcomer li the aola
praaentaara ct. hla. tpedea In. tha
garden tha white-tailed tea aagle wia,
ana ttoia, fairly common In .England
H tar south aa the Lake district
Nrtr It li'terflhg on extinction In
theea lalanaathiera being enlj a few
. paira left,'htcft neat on the Inaccea- I
aioie am w m wn oi seouana and
j'To look at thlj feathered giant of
"tha air, you would think him partlcn
, larly fierce and unapproachable, but
fiPm'u" , appearance la deceptlva, for I
he la really quite tame.
' Under the tuition, of hla keeDer. he
la apeedily becoming proficient In the
aerial aprat-catchlnjt which lie
probably accounts for his docility.
"Tim" seems wise enough to realise
that catching "flying fish" Is better
than swooping at keeper's caps, as
some of hie kindred do, and for his
good conduct he Is occasionally re
warded with a nice home-bred rat, by
way of a change.
Eagles, however, are treacherous
birds, and the' keeper Is quite as
watchful as 'Tim" when In his com-pany--r4?
- E- EU la Xondon Pally
Chronicle.' '"' .:'7W
SPJOER WOT REALLY INSECT
fundamental Difference Which Has
Bean Reeoanlced by These Who
Hav 8tudled 4he Subject
Spiders ana' their near relatives, the
axsorp'fa'iura' '.istidl' m
lated to lobsters than they are to true
Insects. Spiders and Insects are both
smalL both-have a number of legs,
: afld' Wtlf appear 'sperclally, allke
The differences between them, how
ever, are of. a major sort ;
lrst, as yoa will see if- yoa examine
tmsiBterhasiW' hea. ' All Teat
lnsects haTe heads,-Herein lies a most!
fundamental jdttt4Hh" A' ' spider's;
face comes directly to'fiie thorax, like;
that of aftfawflsnt . Every Insect has
eyea, both jBoippound' pnd simple; The1
compound -eye tare usually large, oci
' cupylng".hatt 6r more of -the entire
head. Between . them. In what Would
be the middle of the forehead, are
, tbje&jdmpla eyes. Spiders liay eight.
I iu gome species oniy six; simple
eyes. Each one Is fixed and can see
In one direction only. Some loo for
ward ; some sideways, and some up
ward, so that spiders are not blind
by any means.
Advice Was Disastrous.
He was a newly admitted member of
the ranks of married men and after
having behaved himself for a period
long enough to cause amazement to all
those who fcad known him In the old
days he broke out. He was on his
way home very much under the weath
er and growing more timid as his street
neared, says a New York Sun writer.
"Whafll I do?" he asked thickly of
his companion In crime, a veteran ben
edict. "Throw your hat In first," said the
old-timer. "If It conies out, beat it ; If
not, follow It In."
The advice was acted upon literally
and now the newly admitted member
and" tha old veteran are on the outs, j MR. K
The hat flung Into the dining room ;
landed on the table, broke two glasses,
spilt a bottle of catsup on the floor and
ruined trie" carpet, upset the table oil
lamp and almost set Are to the house.
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f HUMAN NATl JRF i rnmkm,h f -Jf I
viiiuuiuuuu VI ClI"bCCIUL
amhlhnn anrl rrrn-cA 'l 'Mr,' 11
. w iiiv.il suuic materialistic pniJoso
phers assert it is; if life is a contain which all finer
sentiments are subordinated to self-advancement and suc
cess at aiy price, how is it that the spirit of Chriftmas
na? Tint nnlv cnrlnnJ Unt- ' 1 1
o inn i 1""UU1W uul e.luvvI power uunng nearly
years t ir me pessimists are right, it would seei that the light
wouldhave been extinguished long since and with it the spirit would
Were hislory and our daily lives not replete with evidences
noble evidences too of the unselfishness in men's hearts, we might
be impressed with the teachings of the sordid luid the carpings of
Jbe mqrbi., Christmas is the symbol and a celebration of love -love
; :whih;is synonymous with charity and which "our purest teaching
Ml is the, finest attribute of the soul, "ewho during the pasl
' kyf. weeks bays watched the Yuletide preparations, are prepared to
ftiey Represent a beautiful ramlesTpionf that attribute.
v .rifete 'working : ,iwg''Itt:-mt'her par
CljQnufaops wrung from the dole1 of Kef necessities,, in order
wi,,iuajf tixijf uci tuvc euiu u(ing a pleasure or cneer to
some child, some relati
ve, sorrietnend. TiM febrh ner milv toil mav-
that somethlncl which transcends aM Mioue-
i t . i
nap, put m her eyes
transcends, in faci, everything else in the world id-robparable only
to that which shone from a mother's eyes upon- tjh$ !e in Bethle
hem. Friends, in the faidel of .the arid'so
which we are all witnessing during this season, what right has one
of us to say that the Light of the World grows dimmer?
Our hearts tell us there is no dimming. Let us be thankful for
the extra radiance of Christmas. Let us seek to carry it into our daily
lives. Our wish is, that this occasion, at leaSt, will help all of us to
forget our tribulations and sorrows, our complaints and animosities,
and that it will be to all a day of cheer and everything which Yule
tide typifies. The words of Tiny Tim have never been improved
upon and we here invoke them: "God bless us all!"
TRADE AT HOME '
CAMPAIGN CLOSED MOJSTXAT
Much intern has been manifested
in the "Trade at Home" campaign
which was Launched by the meaehaaU
association ui September and dosed
The persons receiving the prise
Ford Car, H. 0. Underwood.
Mctrola, Jerome Webb, (col)
$20.00, John Sluder
$10.00, J. H. Green
$5.00. Miss Belle Grav, C. L. Cran
ord, Knos Sykes, Miss Mary Wright
1 7T 1 T WAS Hrly ChrUtui
I Jl nmrnlng. The slunlow of t
"in gray lonu cast Itself
nl'0ri ' e a" "f ,he
i". rf nn ri Tif. i ii
Vp around until Its thastly , --"""aj in uie loss oi
sliupe was cust uimn the yni. logeiner
do,, . I, ,ve,i .,, : ?Jth3 u,r? of raw i"'' Partial-
, . . . iiun.urafiuren x,cx lhere v
remained there for several minutes, Th $200 uin, ,,.,u, -.,,.,, ,, . , as
WHITE FLRNITL'RE (MPAN7
UESTKOYED BY FIRE
00J tu i.ou.OOO was suffered by the
c lujiniure majiulacturing com-
tkiards of the f-mall porrli creaked un
OPT the heavy weight lip, iti them. A
suddt'U whirl nf the c-uitiiiK necetn
her wind brought the dour ku..h from
Its rtnnjrlir.jr t,.Uri..ii on the hud-red
dour to an immediate r k i . i 1 itn
the or. U took
r,,l:'n (,,v" 'e tllfht of stairs into I.KMVU.v , .
Hie White factory is said to have
hoen too largest furnituie plant in
the South and the second largest in
ti"- on. It u;i., erected in 18fel
and ha,; ,Ut,.,,i its business to
'"' puit, of the Klohe.
KpectPr started, clvii 8
as !i i earraii(.'ed snine
scattered hea;is nf
dlscernihle In the
The licure then
l.exinM!,, ua-.- last uoek chosen as
the ,ite Joy the Junior Order orphan-"r;.'-
''. ,J ; " i.-" wili oecupv a
,l;"Vl('" t'"ve miles m.iuI,: st
-l lxin-to,,. on the South;:ioi:nt
It will nf,,-;.i ... .1.. ...
ninurt i... ,.. !,..:.. r 1 "L Ule start Jr
, L . ll'.'""-en, and the initial es-
the creaky hoards pendttme will he around $500 000
to a window near- " is the second of two suJfe iwea.
bv. Lonu thin 01 ;he Juniors, the ntlwr i.. 1
uae.i at lillm, O. Corwtin.HT. ff
iogs will stait next siiriagv
lingers were put
up to the window
jeets Inside to be OKAl FERGl'SON .is
bett.er viewed: PAROLED BY GOVERNOR
Seemingly satisfied . r ,
theoimnt-.,., . governor Morrison granted a nn-
role to Grady Ferguson, of Randle-
Iw' I-1 tmay- It will be recalled
off down the stairs.
, w.cu m uiougii ne carried a ; -iwiiuueman Dank savine it was tn
, , , . ii- was tu
nelp his sick wife who has since died.
ASHEBORO BLOOD HOUND
CAPTURES NEGRO ASSAILANT
large bait, sometimes unon his hock
and then again on his arm. Perhaps
this- wag rome destitute person, and
-nnable to bear Christmas dawTJ In
his borne with nothine f, hi chiu
dwn, h'ws taking this illegal means I John Roggins, negro, said to be from
of getting It, But if so, why was he ! South Carolina is in the Davidson
attempting to find what he wanted county iail wjth a bullet wound In his
In homes which looked so unpromising! hjad and shoulder following an alleg
Only across , tha street the building ed attemPt t rob d slay D. t- Ow
dld not aoDear oulte n rfiinMlen' a merchant of Southmont.. The
and Sufi0, CaptUrdi near,Higb -?Ck
hnntwi specter , Sunday morning after a -long chase
'S tt do,orwayt alon th hy the blood hounds which belong to
Block. Lpon lose observation h .Messrs. York and Hasty of Ashebro.
seamed to have a certain formula 'Mr. Owen was wounded in .he face
Jhat he carried out at each place. !
aoon, k door opened across the OTTO WOOD GUILTY" OP
Haalth Talk! by Radio.
In his nationwide campaign to pre
vent the spread of disease and to girt
Impetus tpa hli efforts for the medical
; ducatlon of the country; r. fitfgh 8.
Cummlnga, surgeon-genral of th
:t United 8tatea Public ftealth service,
'' ha tBJraad: tp , tha radio. Twice each
f : week 'he srods his 'menage from th
' government radio station at Wash
lngton antt from commarcial stations.
" Tht')rorKn-fral :ls ;aT .VlrflnUn
and was graduated lh medicine from
tha Cnlveralty of Vlr1ift 1 Tor a
Bnn)L;0'- y he wa quarantine
i eafflcer at'Tlamptoii' iloads','"tanja teosl
'' of hla work prior to bis preacnr' ditties,
' nd tr dywim guaftigtlna -regulations,
the time of his appolntroent be
. ."wa In Naples flghtlng a Vypnolil epl-
tanloK! Tork ' Herald.
t . Tempt the Child's TatU.
lac child bo wen known, it la a com-
h ntoa ommoee for lie school child
' to wlah Hits ktQLto drink it re
Mtatlin. Th!a U a food habit ae It
;n4weHr,fototh ftdakbll drink. Th
aimml fw im m Mwn I mmtMw M
, ' echool. The top of rteklnr eVred
tottther et one end and anipetf mto
f nandle wttb tkeedkea tttriH(iT F
re imah pu of buck Upe ewW ea
'for handle, uakee a kt rwl Pttk
Fearrttr, If the child ahinM etthahU
.tlie carrier proterti tte BWt U-plot
'bottle of tnrx!rk4yfc.tfclwa
! ' Cirourn a atraw, which jnjl fib
f -tained at ieiol er earrted ttlfji paper
ontalntr. . -
W. HARRIS LOSES WIFE MISS MATTIE ANDREWS BRIDE T)K THS
AND SON IN TWO DAYS OF MR. W. L. BROOKS j
I Hubert Hall, 17 year old boy of
Sallie McMasters Harris and A quiet home wedding occured at Salisbury, accidently shot himsuif
v. v. Harris Lieau .me home OI Mr. an, Mrs. tnas. lVl. , throncr i the hpni Miiiii:iv at the home
Andrews at five o'clock Saturday, of his parents. Death resulted al
December 22nd, when their daughter, most instantly. Young Hall with
Mattie, became the bride of Mr. W. ; some boys had been in the yard
Brooks, of Ramseur, Rev. T. J. shooting the pistol, a 32 calibre, and
Green, of Ramseur, officiating. had it in his hand and is thought to
Their attendants were Miss Pauline nave Deen reloading it when it wa;
Mr. R. W. Harris has suffered a
distinct loss in the death of his son,
0. C. Harris of High Point, Monday, j L.
and his wife, Mrs. Sallie McMastefrs
Harris Tuesday of this week. Mr. O.
C. Harris had been living in High
Point for the past eight years. He
was a traveling salesman and had
many friends. He had to give up his
position a year ago on account of
his health. The funeral was con
ducted at High Point, burial follow
titi. Sallie McMasters Harris was
55 years of age. She was the daugh
ter of the late D. G. McMasters. She
WAS first married to W. I. Keams
who died several years ago. She was
married to Mr. R. W. Harris of Aahe-
hoW Rout i a vear ego. Mrs. Har
ria had. bmn in her usual state of
health until she was striken Monday
rilght with an attack witn her heart,
dyujg early Tuasdav morning. Be
sides hit hURbarid ahe fs Burvived by
three sons, P. H. Keams, Of Badrn;
R. I. Keams, of Ramseur; and H. W.
Kaarns, of Oxford; one daughter,
Mr. Erastua Wood, of Troy; six tls
ters, Mrs. C k Lewis and Miss Mary
McMatter, of High Point; Mrs. Allen
Browning. of.HJllboro; Mrs. J. R.
iBrlnlr,: ; ef W4h, OkU., MIks
Cora McMastars, of Asheboro and
Mrs.F. E. Std, of Asheboro; and
n Other, H. N. McMasters, of
The funeral Mrrlces was conducted
at Salem yeaterday, Rev. W. G. day
effldatlng. In the death of Mr.
IfarrWlhe county has lost one of ber
moat hJfH toned chriatain women:
'in . ,
rtiufp E. Tot wae found guilty ' of
ilatW.W. S. Cobarn. a K. K Klan
attorney in AtlanU. The ranflet
roYlde a life ImDrisonment In the
lUfc'ef-Gewt.a. ' '-
make their home near)
, -rj.-i QnlHiiT Miss Mary F.
Uisunguisneo v. ...ruj .... u ,Rth flt t)ip coun(, hnmfk
MrMRRter and Mr. Lvnwood Dorsett. I discharged.
Miss Joy Andrew and Mr. J. C. David M. Green died at his homo
Brooks. Miss Clara McAlister softly near Climax December 19, aged 71;
played the wedding march while the, years. Mr. Greeson was a progres
bride, bride groom and attendants en-1 sive farmer and was well known
tered the parlor. j throughout his community. The de
ceased is surviveu uy nis wmow, lour
children and 19 grand children. Fun-,
eral services were conducted at Mel-
" :anchthon church, of which he was a
W. A. GRAHAM DIED I member, December 21, bv the pastor,1
RALEIGH MONDAY v. B. A. Barringer. '
Pounds died Novem-
... i. ii
nd State Official L" , ' V' ".'.i' ,"rlu f.h'c f,.n
burial. The deceased was about 7fi
years of age. Her only brother, Mr.
j. M. Pounds, of Cedar Falls, is K!i
Mm. Martha Jane Ijowdermilk died
at the home of her nephew, Mr. Ran
dolph Pounds, Cedar Falls, last
Ihursday, December Hi, at the age
of about 87 years. Deceased was
the widow of the late Reuben Low
dermilk. She Is survived hy one
()j daughter, Mrs. Maude Allred, of
e. i ne lunerai was cou
rt) m the Baptist church by
A. Loflln, after which burial I
; eireei ana very cautiously a mon
: crossed to the side where the figure
1 was. The man watched the phantom
awhllo and after seeing him go through
this performance two or three times
he stole up behind the gray specter
as he was on his way to the next
shack. When he was close enough
to tht form lurking In the shadow
he n:ild !n nn uncorrnln voice:
"Hands up, you low down thief 1
So that's the way you get those tine
clothes! Drop that hag!" as he
flashed the star on his coat.
To the poor man's surprise bis cap
tlve begat! laughing.
"So it's all a Joke with you. Is Itl
Just tell that to the .indre." s-d! the
man opening the
bag. When his
bead emerged he
looked at the toil
grayeoated man In
front of him with
a puzzled face.
much tn this bag
for all the places
I watched you visit
Kx l tu in l his Idea
of r)hb!ng these
poor j eople any-woy.-
"If you had left
me a Uttle longer, the bag would nuve
oen empty. Don't you tMnk you
hare been a little hasty Id your Judg
SECOND DEGREE MURDER
Otto Wood was found guilty
murder in the second degree bv
Guilford Superior court jury of the
imirdei- of A. W. Kaplan, pawnbroker
ol Groen.-boro. He was sentenced to
serve :!0 year.- in the . C. state
Mrs. Helen IV; t lie. d
Mrs. Helen Palmer l'.".i-!, the wid
ow of the late John (. . Fout. died at
Liberty la -t Tiiurxiav at the age of
Apoplexy iva the c;.u-e of her
death. Mrs. l'oust is survived by
two children, Mrs. May Foglemaii,
Liberty; Dr. Lacy l'oust, of Snow
Camp. She also 1ium s one brother
and one sister, Ii. C. Palmer, of
I .il,'! ; , and Mrs. Ilecie l'roctor, of
Aged Woman Dies at Ramseur
Mrs. Margaret Rich Ingle, aged 79,
died at her home in Ramseur Decem
ber li. She was a consistent mem
ber of the Methodist church. The
funeral services were conducted at
the home by Revs. Green and Elam.
Interment was in the local cemetery.
Mistaken for a Turkey
Charles Miles, of near Freeman's
Mills, this county, received gunshot
wounds while hunting last Friday.
,uther Spencer a fellow hunter did
the shooting. Spencer saw a black
- . n ...... i , . nj" iiii oaw a
oeut? My arms are getting tired object moving in some bushes
Major W. A. Graham, commissioner
of agticulture, died Monday morning
at a hospital in Raleigh, following
several daj-s' illness with pneumonia.
Major Graham, had been commis
sioner of agriculture since 1908. He
had been active In the affairs of the
state for the past fiO years. He
would have been 84 yenrs of age bad
he lived 8fl hours longer.
Gy Hayes, of Randlem.n Victim of ''j
Pneumonia Ihes In New lork ductJ fr
holding them up this way.'
"Oh, come off. None of this senti
"Well, come over to this hruse and
I Will show you what I huve heen
' To the man's amazement, he inw k
pHa f snow-white bundles h,or (he
ooor or tne House, lie looked at
them dumfounded and S rides
"I surely am sorry about -what 1 "
"That's nil right, forget It. Here,
taka this along home with you fur
tha klddJnB," and he handed tilm thf
The mr.n confused and idiimlied.
turned without another word and left.
Th rrayeO figure nisi, wheeled
thinking it was a turkey opened fire.
The doctors say that Miles will recover.
William A. Graham Jr, Succeeds
Father as Commissioner of
Governor Morrison ha announced
the appointment of William
Graham as Commissioner of Agr;
culture in succeed his lather
Mr. William T. Ledwell Dead. -if'jf '
Mr. William T. Ledwell died Mnfr-n'riI)
TT ... ,,1 Mr and Mrs.
I. iv i nmBi. rwiii ... ..... - - - , ... .. . . ,
E T Hayes, of Randleman, died in waiter J riaree i years o -. me
ihotel InVe'w York last Friday from 'ft .ho t. J In High Point Decern ,
Mr. Pierce was a former Randolph ,
dav afternoon at His residence tn
miles ninth of High Point, age 55
years. Funeral services were con-
.Li..)...! I I HI. i ' .
. . . ,. ,. , . '11111. ii ii-m'-iii.ii a, im. vernon xw.
aroond, chuckling all the while to K church bv his imslor Hov j b
hlmaalt Turning the corner he ap- Woo.ley. Interment was made in
proacbed an nwaltlng llmonslnp. Still the church cemetery.
eborkllng. ho opened the door, saylnf
o the chaulTeur :
"Hone, Jeinea l"
an attack of pneumonia which he con
trarted Monday-. , . .
Mr. Hayes accompaniefi Dy mr.
John E. Justice of the Justice Drug
Company had gone to New York to
attend a convention. He was a pop
ular, young man and had a bright bus-
Jnrt future. HI body wai brought
to Randleman for burial.
Growing children need whole milk, '
for growth and development. Sub- -
stitutes will not take its place," eay
home demonstration workers ef th! '"
State College and Department of Af
riculture. , v,
county citizen and the son of Dougan ,
Pierce, who with three brothers, W.
T., C. L arwl J. G. Pierre, three sis-'
ters, Mesdamei, T. R Hunt, J. T. '
Dunn and Mlsa Grace Pierre survive. '
Interfn'mt was made In Tabornaclo 1
grave yard, Randolph county. '
Mad Propar Plana for Future.
Indlinapolia. U la claimed, haa tha
best downtown district of any city In ,, . , " .
.v. t ., .. . Jhirtv lumnMi tnn rro
iiih njiui irw. in 1 nnnnn iiiiab nm - w w . -
bar. the prohrn of wldenln, OTJg.1;
opening rtrMu .to ih. downtown aac- raiVmK commertt, brands Wn?,M
tlon becauaa the original planners of jn the state, reports oaunty agent
tha dty took cart of that problam. ! John H. Steelo of Watauga eounty, , ' " .