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,A ,VpL.XIV. NO. 31
f ■. ' *1
RAEFORD, NORTH CAROLINA.
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New Subscriptions Received
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The kaiser would like an op
portunity to re-form the best in
the world. '
Realizing the danger of Span-
Influenza, wo . ha ve passed the
Resolved that all churches,
schools, moving picture theatres
and places of entertainment in
the county of Hoke be suspend
ed until further orders.
J. C. Thomas,
> E. S. Smith,
Dr.' G. A. Graham^
Dr. A. P. Dickson,
Hoke County Board of Health!
The Town Commissioners
passed the following resolution:
Resolved: That we co-operate
with the Board of Health of the
county of Hoke in closing all
places/ of meeting within the
Town of Raeford, and add there-,
to the following: That all cold
drink stands within the Town of
Raeford be suspended until-fur-
ther orders; and that all children
Kept off the streets of said
W. E. Freeman, E. S- Smith,
Born to Mrr*-apd ‘Mrs T. D.
Hatcher u fine son on the 19tb.
Mother and child both doing well
Mrs. Peale Deaton Haywood,
wife of the Clerk Superior Court
of Montgomery county recently
died at her home in Troy of
pneumonia following influanza,
Mr. W. A. Sides of Quewhffle
township was in town last Satur
day entering some land supposed
to be vacant. Mr. Sides came to
the sandhills of Hoke from Stan
ly county last winter, bought
woodsland, cleared and cultiva
ted this land in both cotton and
corn and haa^good crops. He is
pleased with ^e sandhills.
Mr. D. T'Shipper of Antioch
jdst up fiom an attack of"
dhza. Hn went to see his step
son, Mr. Thomas W. Leggett
who is in the navy, stationed at
Norfolk and had pneumonia.’ and
he contracted this contagion on
The Influenza situation has
reached such alarqyng propor-r
tions over the state that the
mayor called a mass meeting of
the citizens of Raeford to discuss
means to combat it. ”"7
At this mi cting it was decided
to appoint fv'.'Pn n j resentafivC
men of the town to devise meau.“
of protecting the health of this
community, ’ These men met in
th^MayorS c ffice Tuesday a fter-
noon and it would h'e hard td
find a body of nien who would
so willingly .sacrifiqg their own
personal interest for the good of
the community as these men.
Raeford aud surrounding ooun
try is practically the only sec
tion of North Carolina that is
not overrun with the eptd mi?
and only a few cases have ap
peared in this section hoi^ever
with the first appearance this
body of men asked for ordinan
ces closing all stores at seven
o’clock (when the time change,
siz o’clock) preventingcon
OCTOBER 24TH, 1918.
' Short News Items.
gregating of more thanlthree
people in any one
here were four deaths from
leumonia in' .Jone.'-hofr) la ,t
y-T.'D.'Hatcher is .sick in
we are sorry to hear. Ile-
'his-town has het-n fortunate
faiy-'-tlobody has been really
iouly ill here.
three of the Lackey I roth-
of Hamlet have died n i. ent-
vUi. t'** »
’-^here have been fifty or.mrre
es of influenza at the cotton
here but no .deaths.
Oi B. Deaton of rroy-, ed
itftfof’ The iVTontgnmrian. died
c«:VVednesd.>y oflast week.
r, Harljo Baldwin, who ''.as
esident of Raeford 130I l.irg
died in Fayetteville Band? y
. \V. T., Covington hail an
a|tack of.accut'c indigh.^li'^^ la-t
vr^ek, He has ;ll)OMt recovered
v0> gUjd td add.
-,x^r. Lacy McFadven is .it horc'
fimm Sparrows Point., .Md. U
ad attac. k of iiifla'T-
It before he came holTye
There was rain enough Sun
day night to lay. the dust, and
helped a lot, •
itri IV, i
on the street and closmk.-thc
drugstores on Sunday exceptfor
the filling of prescriptioi^'si
Mayor Smith asked t^e^e i^en
if they would back Jiim up }n
enforcing such law^ agaiiistR;
anybody no matters, who. and" 7*^® express em
upon receiving an. OTtmatwA^fo'^es are sick and dvlngso thrd
reply called a meeting of ^nsportation is affected:
iss Mary Harrell catrie home
m Red Springs last week We
ijfreitold there Were about 50
Mses of influenza in the college
PURE FRESH GROCERIES
.'Of The Best Quality
Is What You Want,
And That’s What
You Qet at Our Store
Along with other goods arriving
daily is Corley’s Bread, baked on
four sides, Stone’s and Gardner’s
Pound Cake, Fruit Cake, Raisin
Cake; Kingham’s; Hams, Bacon,
Sausage, Fresh .Mullet Fish every
Saturday. - ’
■The Home of Good Things To Eat. ^
town commissioaiers and passei
laws to meet the'-sitaation
to employ sufficient police for(SE
to enforce the laws without rgi
gard to person or color and pen*'
pie are hereby warned that th|
the County Jaflan
Sion can be readily obtained by
collecting in crowds on the street
Hoke County has little . FLU
and does not wantany more and
the citizens of the county are
called on to help in the move
ment to keep people at home ex
cept when nesessary that they
come to stores or gins or other
places of business to do some
thing that cannot wait.
If there is apy sickness call a
TheINFLUENZA is just as
bad as you have heard.
Keep out of crow'ds and dont
go unless you have to.
ipraent of paper was a da\
last week on that accDUv.t
'Mr. Johrly Johnson who farm®
% M. W. McLean’s place,
;?icP9iiii}Totton this year;
7 bales,"and he says his
i| while behind,him.
A letter from a lieutenant in
the America"h armY in France
published in fh.e N>ws aud Ob
server th^ first of-this week sth-
ted that they were getting alone
alright except for the Spanish
Influenza. So it’s general. ’
Mr. D. H. Pearson of Blue
Springs called to see us jester
day. He has been sick for two
weeks, and is just out again.
“ » ‘
If the powers that be want to
discover something that does
need regulating tney should buy
their wives gingham aprous.
And.the pfices of shoes have
been regulated—the high priced,
sho^ brought down, and the low
priced put up. Now who vvill be
benefitted by that?
i ■- ' the . - • ,
I National Bank
S FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. .
THE ACTIVE BANK FOR ACTIVE PEOPLE.
- The ideal depository for surplus funds.
V 4 Per Cent Interest
^ on Time Deposits.
li . -assets, $1,688,000.00
35: • and continually growing. .
K S. W. COOPER, Pres., A, B. McMILLAN,;Cshr.
5 T. M. SHAWi Assistant Cashier.
The price of cotton continues
to drop, and yesterday it sold for
271 2c. We believe the gather
ing and ginning is in advatace of
the season, that the greaterpart
of the crop bdk been gathered.
The season has been dry and
cotton opened earlier. We don’t
know who will have it, but Jf
the prihe of cottoq isn’t over lOc
before plahtingtime t hestuff isn’t
governed by the law of supply
Mr. A.G. Jones spent last week
with his son Daniel, who .it sick
with pneumonia at .\. 8: E. ('o'-
lege, Raleigli. It is now rhoju'b.t
young Mr. Jom'S will ya cover.
He.and eleven ef his cl issmalcs
had influenza, :ufd later devel
oped pneumonia, and tlu' others
are all dead.
■ Mr. Norman C. McLeod di^
of pneumonia in hospital in Fav-
ettevftle -Sunday evenin;:. He
had been at work at Camp Bragg
took the influenza, -wat carried
to a hospital, develop^pneumo-.
nia which,caused his death. His
remains were brought here for
burial Monday afternoon and
interred, his pastor, Rev. W. C,
Brown, conducting the funeral.
"■:c epidefuic scare may
FARMERS, we hate
good seed wheat for salt. - A"
duce panic, and that’s harmful.
Keep vour head.
Bi cause people are dying al-
around ns is no reason we should
not !)e bmve and useful.
It may be a cha.stisement sent
to warn ns against .Sunday war
work, pieasure ridiiig. &c. .
. Me.ssrs. Carl and Bruce Morris
.tilende.] ihe funeral of their
cousin, Mr. Noah Smitherman,
if Troy Mmidav,- ~
Ms Ncaii ."inlTTiorman ef Troy
iifd .N'iiKiay nu. : was
hi liiat i'iio,u;.a tatnily ot four
I'lOllu rs and eieht sir tt-ra to die.
iiTieup in your mind’s
> iIt7 sad hearts the world
Vr r, miaiini.’itr for loved ones
gone liever io return? 'rroubles
ndver eomr- singly. '
A ,gO('d many Anierican world
war lieros wiW mwei smell an>
'UP. jiowder un’ess they burn a
itii’e I n th.eir cigarot es while on
h-'iss p ;l ade- siune time.
Aqaiiy lirtoeii,ihousaud sol
diers have died in the training
camps in this country with in
ti uenza since the scurge started
I few weeks ago.
Miss May, daughter of Mr.
;u.d.\lra. J. D.McGougan, a most
estimable young lady, died at
the family home in Stonewall
township yesterday morning.
letter to a friend in town
Neill ^essoai? writes that there
are 50 cases of Spanish mffijanza
m board his ship, the'Nashville.
.Ij^ werc in a Fren.ch port.
SEEd DaXS and fertiiisMra for
smallgrain in ItfgnQiMotttj it
, McLaueWn Co,'i
LOST—One black.grfp belir«
Wagram and AbeMew, cea*
taining Udlat articles, Ai.
Finder retain to A. J. Steed,
Maxlon, N. C. Suitable re
ward for same.
FOUND—Automoble Tire iienr
my home by roadside- Bad It
some time. Owner can ust tt
by proving ownersUp.
A Z. Cunie,
Shannon. N. C,
AUCTION SALE—On Saturday
Ocu.l9th at 4 o’clock on iha
school campus we will flali at
public sale, the fence aronnd
W. T. Covidgtoa.
FOR Sale—Good farm, 4f0
acres, near Jacksem Sininga;
187'acres unimproved la^ in
Johsonville Township. Har
nett County; ' • . . ,
102 acres unimproved land in -
Greenwood . Towasbip. Lea
House and lot in Cameron.
Address Box 126, Jackaan
Springs, N.C. , -
r. J. ti. rmmme
sage yesterday that his brother-
in-law, Mr. Will VVade of Mc-
(.''oil, S. C., wa.s dead. We are
lukj that con a i tions at McColl
are very had—ail the doctors and
-Iruggists are sick.
Mr. Charlie Reiuiett was noti
fied yest erday morning that his
)roHier-iiv law,. Mr. J. T. Odom,
who lived, just over the Cumber
land confity line, was dead and
every memi)er of his family sick
Ti bed with influeiiZa.
VVe Se(Miothing wrong in the
farmer and working man seeing
a clear dollar once in a lifetime.
They wurkeil liard many a year
...ukI made only scant rations and
a big debt, meantime, the spec
ulating world,roljed in splendor
and sought to amuse itself- ■
Farm For Sale or Rent.
About 400 acres, 200 acres io
ultivatioU; five good hoasee; 8
tobacco barns. Sold as a whole,
or win divide it Uito thrte
and on terms to suit.
If. S. McDtaniMd,
506 acres, about 200
one six room houae. 8 QjiW S-
room l^aRt houses,' withail
Uurel HiU; N. C
FOR SALE—Ford Roadster 19iT
model, fine running g«indi»^f|,
good new tires. See
C. B. Upchoreh.
Mr.. Angus Chisholm of Max
ton and Miss Mallie Lee Brock
of Raeford Route 3 were mar
ried at the home of the bride’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.,
Brock, yesterday a 3 o’clock,
Rev. W. C. Brown officiating.
Mayor Smithy called the oiti-
zens of the town together in
front of the court house Monday
night to determine wbal could
be done to prevent the spreai of
influenza in Raeford and Hokt
county.‘A OlOtion was adopted
to leave, the matter willi the
town board- and an acfvisorv-
committee of nme represent;;
tive citizens to be appointed by
the mayor.- Abm may see for
yourself what they have done,
FOR SALE—0 bushels of home
raised Fulghnm-Seed Oats.
^ D. H.. Pearson.
'OR SALE—A Dodge Touring
Car, g(?oi tires',- fine motorl
eloi'tru* liuht'® and starter, al.
in '.rood shape. ' >,
F() R S A LE—620 .aores good land
on'e,aliil'' r'nvnvJacksim Springs
100 acl•^ s cle;i rod., Fine tobac
co land.'- Well watered.
. . . W C. Jones-,
; Jackson Spiings, N. C.
Having qualified as administratolx
of the estate ef D, A.'Bloa, dsoaaaad.
Having this/lay qualified as aiinii'ii-
istratrix of the estate of George Paul.
deceased, late of Hoke oounty. North
Carolina, this is to notify all iVersons'
having claims against .the said estatej"~Tr
to present tliem to the undersigned’' ’ ' '
duly veritied on or before the IStli
day of October, 1919. or tliis ■ notice
will be pleaded.in bar of their recov
ery. All persons iiulebted to said es
tate will please immediately settle. -
This the 18th day cf October, 1918.
-c- p]liza P.aul, Adm’x,
H. W. B. Whitley, Afty.
Notice of Land Entry No. 15; *
.5»t:ite I'f-N’c'rth Carolljia;
w. Sides enters and claims 60
icr.^s of land in Quewtoftle township.
Hoke eoimty, N'ortli Carolina, adjoin
ing tlie lands on'the north of Jphn
Blue, and on the east by the lands of
lolin Blue, and on the' south by the
lands of Staley and Morris, on the
west by the lauds of J.A. MeKeithan.
This the 19th day of October, 1918.
R. L. Belhnne, Reg. of Deeds,
•and Kx-Otheio En'lrv Taker.
Good Farm For .Sale
Gy acres of good land,two horse
farm cleared, dwelling and barn.
4-miles south of Jackson Springs
$85 an acre.
. • D. 5. Pdole.
sent them duly verified to tfie
signed oq or before SepteiBber~io^
1919, or this notice will be plftetled in
bar of their recovery. All nnreiiiH
indebted lo said eetste wilt
make immediate settlement. '
This Sept, 10, 191t, • '
f ALLIB 0. SLUB. Admx.
State of North Carolina,.
Coupty of Hoke.
In The Snperidr Coart.
November Term, 191g.
Charles M. Latterloh)
Visa Latterloh )
The above defendant. Visa Latter-
loh, above named. wQl taka nntloa
that an action entitled aa abava haa
beeh commencM 'in the f
court of Hoke county for an;
dh'orce on the groonda of
" and adultry on the part at tlia
dant, and said deftadHit will
further take notice that ajhe I9 raoidifc
ed to appear at a terfh ef ooart to ba
held in the court hooeein Baak
the 12th Monday after the, ]a|
day in Septemtier, it hetwg |b*
liay of November, 1918, aaA'
or demur to the compUnt In 1
tion, or the plaintiff will to
conrt for the relief demanaM In |ka
This 8th day of October, mt.
Edwin S; Smith,
Atty. for Pltff. CleA tepr. OborV
Public Salt al Viloai^
At the time and place aad upon
terms named below end poienant to
an order of Coart made In that 'oaa>
tain special proceeding now
before the CleA of the SapwiprOooia
of Hoke county, N. 0., entitM
thur A. Harris and et aL v. lire. Hat
riet A. McNeill," we, the aodentow*
ed cora'miseioners, will sell at paoMa
auction to the highest hkkier tba iQl-
fowing described proper^:
That fine bodv of nne Ini
ing on both sfdea of the
Fayetteville Highway on
Riissell MoNeilrplahe aboat
miles from Raeford.
TTme of Sale: At 18 q’etoek
Monday, NoVenitor 7th« tfMC
Place of Sale: Coart ^ Qoafii
in Raeford, N. 0.
Terms of Sale: Oaab.
B. S, Smith and J. W.