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Why We Know
A story to the effect that the
“*• yard of cloth ever manufac
tur'd » Rohcaon county was made
the other day in Red Springs ap
prared recently in several North
Carolina dailies. We know better'll
•bar. Owr first " suit“ was made
from cloth manufactured (the old
way) in that county some thirty
jrraia ago. Cloth was "maaufac
. *»»r*d m Robeson in those days on
a large scale by the hands of the
mothers and the old-time loom. Our
first pair of shoes also were man
ufactured in Robeson. However.
the process of manufacturing has 1
experienced somewhat of a change
■men that time.
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Where do people get such enri
<xm names? We have seen a list
of names, copied front newspapers,
•hat ate amazing. Who wants to
patched while making his daily
bread? Or who wants to Honey
mttk while taking his holiday? He’d
* ***hrr «»■* «me would hand him a
Tart or a Byrd? It Wood Tickle
bon the Best in the world if a
Workman with bis Hombuckle
Wood come his Way in a Carr, go
at a fast Pace and not Skidmore
than be «xdd help. If he did you
tboeild Hollar at Him or tie a \
Knott In his Hand. That would
be a great Armbutter. To do all
of this you must keep Spruce, have
the Kale and vouH finally be
Man. This gets worse and worse.
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Fwmi the Sampson Democrat wa
kara that experimentation with the
cultivation of the whortleberry, or'
htlclebcr. j. whichever yon please,
. h k> be undertaken hi Sampsoo
>'■ J> .y—«j.. Bssyna. ka^ tang k»ar ■
■Mail for the superior grade of
V ** wild **. berries which It products,
and so doubt with the proper care
» plant ‘election, femutation and
cultivation tbe.qnaiky, quantity and
flavor could be unproved upon.
In South Carolina huckleberr.
planting on a brge scale has al
ready been dene, according to The
Columbia, S. C., State. Noting
. what ia being done in South
Carolina. Tl«* Democrat rise* to re
mark,..'* It will lie an everlasting
shame if thi- section allows its su
premacy in hnckleberries to be
Iost." The Sampson paper then
points out that M the danger is im
minent " (hat such a thing happen.
While we think weQ of the plan
suggested for cultivating the hnek
leberry crap m Sampson, we harbor
an fears whatever that Sampson
county win lose its ** huckleberry su* j
pretnacy.” and certainly not to
South Carolina.
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At last the Atlantic Coast Line
, . has gome to our rescue and is re
building the landing platform on
North Lucknow square. Thanks.
’Otit season of Wgb-priced COttOfl I
would be an opportune time to
build that modern hotel which
W®® 1 turned loose" hot Thurs
day for Ik® staple.
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Fairmont, Sept. 23.—The Fair
moot tobacco market, one of tin
largest tubecco markets in Robeson
conmy, has handled to date sever
end ooc-quarter uiiltiun pounds oi
tobacco, bringing in cash one and
one-half million dollars. It ii
thought now the* market will don
October, bringing the total number
of pounds up until then to probably
right million The farmers through
tbu section have handled mors
money from their tobacco than they
did last jrear, aid seem well phased
with prices obtained.
THE DUNN SCHOOLS
OPENED YESTERDAY
Attendance a* 668 Pupils On
Opening Day Breaks All
Pravkw Records
The Dunn public schools opened
reslerday morning with the largest
mroUroent in their history. The high
<choo( enrollment was 173. This
'Pcning was larger than the enroll
nent for-the entire year of 1922
1923. The high school will most
wobafciy enroll during the present
rear about 200 students. To show
he increase that has taken place in
he high school within the past
hree rears it is only necessary to
date that daring the year 1920-1921
ihe number enrolled was 93; an
1921-1922, 130; in 1922-1923, 166,
\nd on the opening day this year,
173.
The elementary schools also show
1 gaud increase, there being approx -
mately 475 present in these schools
yesterday, against about 450 at the
>pening last year
The total enrollment (or both
ihe high school and the elementary’
schools yesterday was 655. By the
first ol next week, the number will
nost likely pass the 700 mark
Teacher*, parents and pupils arc
uus* grateful to the city ami to the
ward of education for providing the
»* grammar school building. Now
rach teacher and her class are pro
i ided with a room, and classes will
to longer have to vacate before their
»wk is finished in order tint other
rlasses may be taught for a few
(tours. *
The new building, to which the
xst touches of carpenters and paint
ers are now being given, is large and
modem, end is a great credit to the
CHILD IS BURNED
TO DEATH AT DUKE
Thirteen Year-Old Daughter of
Mr. mmI Mrs. J. hi. Mor
gan Fatally Harmed
(By Wide H. Lucas.)
Duke. Sept. 24 — Margaret, the
lJ-year-old daughter of J. M. Mor
gan, was severely burned here Sun
day afternoon, when the oil stove
she was denning ignited her cloth
ing. It appears that she had turned
one of this burners of the stove al
most oat, and had opened the door
of the burner to see if it had gone
out When she did this, a jet of
flame burst out upon her. igniting
her garments distantly. Terrified,
die ran out of the kitchen intu the
back yard, and from there she made
her way into the bade yard of an ad
joining residence. Other members
of the family were in the front pan
of the home, and did not hear her
scrsnms at first. Her father, upon
hearing his child’s cry of distress,
ran first upstairs thinking she was
tnere. Ml being unable to find her
he ran to the beck part of the bowse,
seeing her ont in the neighboring
yard. By the time be was able to
ranch her aide, others had been
arotsnecd and had also reached her.
Ueing their hands they essayed to
extinguish the denies, and in a few
secooda, with the aid of an old rrver
jackal with which they smoth
ered the fire, they bad effectually
put the fire out.
Dr. W. P. Holt waa hastily mm
mensd to attend her. He later said
that pracdcaBy half of her body
wee burned; and that k aught re
sult fatOy. Today (Monday) she
seam to he no better, and Dr. Holt
aoya the baa a aKm chance of recov
ery. The misfortune has stunned
ihe town, ae Margaret was weM liked
by everyone that knew bar. Teto
rremn were despatched early Mon
day morning to her sister in Chanter,
Pa., to omna at once. Other reta
ilors have also been notified
'HedlattaifSt et^oVtoSTa
above ttonr was srrkten. The body
•* ha token to Hope Mils tM.y
and burial wig take piece Wedne*
dey afternoon. Her sister from
T^aasjl' aaia 44 not arrive ia
yjt&zzr*.*
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Hoo. L. D. Mendenhall, put coun
cillor of the Junior order, and
whoae home ia ia Greensboro, has
been selected to make the principal
address of the occasion. Mr. Men
denhall is a very entertaining and
instructive speaker, having spoken
Lhere before to the local order. Hon.
M. Sharpe, present state council
. and a resident of RcukviOe, is
•Vlso expected to be present for an
although h is not a certain
ty yet whether or not he can attend
He has promised Mr. Blake to be
present If it ia possible for him to
do so.
Thomas W .Sprinkle, principal of
cUe IXsIcc schools, will accept the
*bb4e, sod flag on behalf of the
school. There will be music by the
male quartette of the local frater
nal order, and music by the string
orchestra. The public throughout
the county and neighboring towns
is especially urged to attend these
exerciaes and hear the addresses of
the distinguished gentlemen.
AUTRYVI1JLE NEWS
(By D. W. HaD.)
Autryvifle, Sept. 22 — Boll wee
vil was about the chief topic of dis
cussion a little while ago, and now
that cotton-picking is in progress,
ive don’t hear so much said alxxit
the little cotton enemy except the '
shortage he has caused
The B. V. P. CJ. meets at Clem
ent church on Sunday night of
each week, and also at Long
Branch on the same night.
Rev- J- S. Johnson, of Cedar <
Creak, filled his regular appointment
At Long Branch Saturday and I
Sunday.
Rev. J. M. Page, of Buie’s Creek,
also filled his appointment at Clem
ent the same time.
Mr. and Mrs. James Lucas and
mother, Mrs. Rmily T.ncas, and ^
Mrs. Tbos. Seasoms, also Messrs.
Roy and Bruce Owen, of the Rose- .
l«ro vicinity, were guests in our I
home Sunday afternoon, the 16th
Mr. and Mr». F. M. Hall and
little son, Allie, of Victory village,
near Fayetteville, spent Sunday
with relatives of Mrs. HaD. near
Hall’s church.
The little choir from Clement, of
which Mr. Frank Autry is director,
will probably be invited to Long '
Branch to sing with the little choir
tliere, of whi«Ji Mr. M. F. Starling
is the director. Sunday afternoon,
September 30 *
A protracted meeting will be held
at Long Branch (white) in the
near future by Paster J. S. John
Cadar Creek, and Rev. Mr.
McCall who has been residing at
hmj*, but now at Bumtlevel.
The colored folks held a pro
icappd meeting at their church.
Chapel Hill, in this vicinity, Iasi
w«ek The pastor. Rev. .V eetna.
••vivin. who is vety popuiav 0111*'.'
’• v -t crlored people ard t.-ver:i
•vh.te fo«ks a> v.ell av hi.'. 01. .1. r.ir
M r.icst of .he preaching, rwinct'
by Or. TnyU.r, a visiting mini: ter
.. '‘*s**,y Hill choir fvotr Fiyctrn
ville is invited io Clement Sund-j
?fte>noon of the second iinibv ir
ftetober.
-Mi's Martha Ann Hall, wlto hss
l»c-n an invalid most of the litn*
the past year,, has improved run
wderahly the past few months
Mrs. SaOie Hall is spending
some time visiting relatives at Fal
con. She too has been in delicate
health the past several months.
There appeared not long since
m the home of.Mr. and Mrs. K.
M Hall a stranger in the person
of a baby boy, whose name is Cul
vin Coolidge, which is the name
rake of the President of the great
eat nation on earth.
, ’ who was con
Jned to hjs bed several days ago,
sith a severe case of sickness, has
mproved sufficiently to be up.
We understand that there is talk
»f 1 laving a singing at Autryville
.•hurch some time in the near fu
ttre. but that it has not been def
nitdy decided.
-OST —SJB.00 BILL SATURDAY
nW»t or Broad St. between E. L.
A 8on*’ stare and my
rjeldeiwe on W. Broad 8t Finder
P>m« notify bn. N. H. Merritt.
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■OR SALK—APPLES 11.50 ..J Si
per bushel. T Putnam, 20* Cox
Arenoo, Raleigh, K. C. 14 4t p.l.
•OR SALE —C ROOM COTTAGE
f1,' Soeth Wilson are. Ltd. 100 x
140 feet on comer, one block from
new grammar school building. Also
one 3-room house sad one 4-room
*5“* T5*?" tw° Woeka of nr*
school building on Fayetteville
highway. Tomas part cash If nec
•“•{I- Fee farther information
see J. E. Canady, Dunn N. C. *ttfe
^ARM POE SALE—144 ACRES, *
houses and outbuilding*. Good
pasture and plenty of timber and
wood. Two rodeo west of Dane
on good road. Part oash, terras on
D. PWttipa. Dunn, N.
C., K. Mo. 3, Bex 17. ZZ> 4tpd
rf* SALE.—Oh£ GOOD MILK
Can at Johnson Bros, store
If interested. u tfc. I
MONET TO LOAM—IF IKTEREST.
ed in leamdima farm loans aao
mtlsaa. wear Fleishman's
FLOUR I
That famous Bandana Salttisin* Flour
E~ry bag nU with a nvmayw^V^
taa.
BarraT -...1 ISAS
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rrkm guarantaad until Oetbar 6th.
0. W. Oocwin
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rOLINO—A WATCH ON STRUTS
of Dunn. Owner m in* and pay
far ad and ha can gat the watch.
J. O. Weal. A Homey. It •
FOB SALE—to CORDS DRY FINE
wood. See A C. Bernes, Phone
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WHY FAY HIM, LADIES, FOB
that new dress when H. G. Taylor
Co. Is sailing She same drew for
IfEtT Or why pay Si0.00 for that
French Cloth dress, when B. Q.
Thytog Ob. is tooBlng At same
drees fee 14.9aT
XONBY TO LOAM.—AMY Awul
on laag Bane. If taSwastsd aaa m
COTTON SEED HULLS ANDllEk
for aale by N. B. Lee. If Interest
ed sss me. 91 tfc
GENTLEMEN 1 HAVE YOU SEEN
the new suits in at R. O. Taylor
Company's this week? And sell
In* for *7.86, *».»«. *14.86,
m.M and op to *88.60. If son
pay moro it'a your own fault. Thu
Y««ow Front Store U ready to
•erec you In all that’* fine and
new to wear from head to foot.
for Ian money.
CABBAGE PLANTS—HOME
growl, cabbage plant* for immedi
at* delivery at *8.00 per 1,0U0. J.
A- Cook, near Methodirt church,
Dunn. N. C. 81 tie
CERTAINLY WE ARE GETTING
Ih fomc quantities of dreams, mil
linery, slipper*, clothing, dry gootlf,
etc., at the Yellow Front Store this
week, and nil will be on sale with
our peat fall campaign daughter,
which it now on. R. C. Taylor
Co., Dunn.N. C.
Sept. 86, 188*.
FOR RENT—TWO OFFICES OVER
Dib’j Fruit Store, one rent, one
front. See A. C. Barnes. Ttfe.
FOR SALE—M OAK BARRELS.
60-galloi. capacity. Dunn Coca
Cola Bottling Co. 81 4t pd
ANOTHER BIC SHIPMENT OF
f rVir*;. i wt rr oivm*. Come and
H»t it Prices >i*ru. Henry 0.
Lee. Hall road aver.ne, Dunn, N. C.
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FOR SALE—AN IVORY FINISH
baby carriage aud three pore 11
chairs. Aoply 10 Mrs. Raymond
Gainey. 26 8t pd
JUST RECEIVED—ANOTHER BIG
shipment nf carbine. Come and
get it. Thu price i« rl^bt Henry
C. Lwe, Railroad avenue, Dunn.
H C. 8 26 tfc
MONEY TO LOAN—FARM LOAN.
$1,000 to $60,000. $$ yen Stake
with privilege to gay eoeaer.
McLeod and McLeod, Attorneys,
Dunn. N. C.
FARMS FOR SALE—I HAVE CLI
ont» who own two extra desirable
farm* oil State Highway, within 1
anil 3-4 mile* of CUMon High
School. T»itm uaay. Fitahugh
Whitfield, Airy., Clinton, N. C.
26 2t pd
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Women’s Hats, Coats
And Dresses
For Fall and Winter Wear
In directing your notice to the large number of fall
and winter garments just arrived, we call particular atten
tion to the excellence and beauty of the inateiials, the fin
ished workmanship and the perfection of style. We never
before have had a collection of coats and dresses so elab
orate and pleasing; nor have we ever been so sure of your
approval of our selections.
In the collection sure— '
DRESSES OF CHARMENE THE SEASON’S MOST
POPULAR MATERIAL; POIRE! TWILL,
SATIN-BACK CREPE, TRICOTINE,
CREPE DE CHINE, IN BLACK,
NAVY AND BROWN
SPORT COATS-new plaids itticl of tKfrhrasr"*«*.—•
popular materials. Hie more conservative styles in Bolivia
Cloth in the popular Kit Fox Shade.
While in New York last month we ran across some
unusually attractive hats for women. We bought them for
you. The stock is not large, but we are sure there is in it
a hat that will suit you in style and price.
J. W. Draughon
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MORE CONVENIENCE OUTLETS MEAN MORE
CONVENIENT HOMES-A WHOLE YEAR TO PAY
Convenience outlets, or Baseboard Receptacles are
Electrical Outlets to which you may attach your table or
floor lamp, percolator, grill, toaster, vacuum cleaner, iron
or hair curler, w^ith these outlo«.f: in your borne it is not
necessary to perform acrobatic stunts whenever you de
sire to use your electric labor-saving devices or decorative
lamps.
in order that your home may he provided with these
helpful outlets, we will install as many as desired and let
you pay for them a little each month when paying your
light bill.
^ our representative call on you today and give you an
estimate. No obligation whatever for an estimate. This of
fer positively expires Saturday. October, 6th, 1923.
CAROLINA POWER A LIGHT COMPANY
PHONE 426 .PHONE 426
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