VOL. XXIV. NO. 5.
RAEFORD, NORTH CAROUNA|®lfRSDAY; APRIL 26, 1928;
Better Babies Contest. i
Under the auspices of the
Woman’s club of Raeford a bet
^ter babies contest in Hoke county
wHl be held in Dr. Matheson’s
office over the Bank of Raeford*
PridaVi May the 4th, beginning
at nine o’clock A. M.
Dr. Rainey of Highsmith Hos.
pital, assisted by Drs. Murray
and Matheson and state dnrse
will examine all babies from six
months to two years old free.
A prize of ten dollars has been
donate^ by Page Trust Company
and Bank of Raeford and will be
given to the three best babias.
All babies must be registered
not later than Wednesday, May
Phone 347, or write
MRS. T. B. LESTER.
Chairman Bettor Ba'oioo Contest.
Mask Departmeat Meets
The music department of the
Woman’s Club was held with
Mrs. C. E Upchurch and Mrs.
H. A. Green, at the home of
Mrs, Upchurch Tuesday after
noon, April 17.
Mrs. J, A. McGoogan, Chair
man, presided, and the roll was
called, and the minutes of the
March meeting read and ap
* The chairman read a letter
from Mrs. W, A. Harper, Presi
dent of the State Federation of
Music Clubs, which told of the
plans of the State Meeting to be
held in Sanford April 18-20th.
The club voted to give as their
open meeting a concert
the week of National
Week in May,
Registrars and Poll Holders.
The Hcke County Board of
Elections met on April 14th and
appointed the following Regis
trars and Poll Holaers to serve
at the approaching primary,
Allendale: Hector Currie,
A- McGoogan, W. A Wilks.
Antioch: D. M. Watson,
O. Biggs, W, W. Strickland.
Blue Springs: R J. Hasty.
P. H. Wright, J. M. Norton
Glenecho: D. K. Parker,
Floyd Monroe, Hugh Hair.
Arabia: Leonard McFadyen,
Brunt Tolar, Evander McMillan.
Dundarrach: L. A Mclnnis,
Judson Lee, G W. Pittman.
Little River: J. W. Smith,
A. C. Smith, H. 0. Wooten.
Quewhiffle: Herbert Bevan,
A. B. Tapp, JeoSoPamoll.
Rockfish: A. W. Wood, E. F.
Jones, Alf Long.
Raeford: A. B. McGill. John
F. McFadyen, T. J. McGill
The first named is Registrar,
and the two following are Judges
The new Board of Elections is
composed of Messrs. R. L. Be
BAHLEY STATES HIS
VIEWS ON QU^TIONS
NOW BEFORE PEOPLE
Candidate For Congress From Rich
mond County Scores The Peannt
Type of Politician; Opposes Pur
chase of Political ■ Power With
In announcing my candidacy
for (Congress in the Democratic
primary to be held June 2nd, it is
fitting -and proper that I make
known my attitude and views
relative to matters that vitally
concerp the people generally and
the voters'of the Seventh Con-
gresaional District in particular.
The hope of this nation lies in
the restoration of the Denoocratic
party to power. The Democratic
party has always stood for the
masses as against the classes.
The Republican party’s policy
has resulted in sectional and
class favoritism and sectional,
rather than general pjpsperUy.
The Democratic party has^tood
m by their- failure
tioh of politicians of tb«
^^vpe, many of them in
..who'confine their ac
fear of defeat—
wRh the solution of the
m^-to the circulation
cument^ ^s will, in
ien appease their con-
fbr lack of activity
plishment to which a
For Rejftster of Deeds
cl hereby ■ announce mygelf
landidatH for thM offif’e of P ri
-er of D f-'is 'if L kf' c !it‘
Puf'ject to the act'ort of th'
ters at the Primary in Jun-^.
b.\N. J KaY-
a i To the Vot' rs of Hoke Conntv^
t 1 hereby ''oni unce myself a
• j carididate f(.r th- of Sheriff
,.|of . un V. subj‘-ct to the
[ i.f.on of r;,. .Oi-mocr.Stic primary
^0 be hei'l Ji.;:- 2r)il, 1928.
! ItAVID H. HoDGIN.
To the Democrau'’ Vutt rs of
' Hoke County;,
Thereby anrreuncc rnysflf a
candidate for .iudtie f Rt-cor .
! 'the a."'l l0"
?man ’should apply his ■ der’s Court, subj
/■and^'energies. These | of the primary to t)e
ate sent out under i ^
. i , . - VV. J. MoLaUI HI.TN.
le mnking privilege.
For County Commissioner
I !'f-re'.y loofu c- myself a
oa'nii'la'e bir • i.unty Commis
0’T. -ubj-' t the vcfe of tbe
P ' l-i'-a*- rhe.Jon' 2rd Primary.
■ vv. I. lllbreth.
p^t vgorth the price of a
jb'stati^ ^ AS an evidence
ittem^ to' mislead and
ublic opinion, thecircu*
this ttbmmyftit invari-
reftes, as the primary
hes. . ''
Bueb restrictions with
.. 10 to these abuses" as will
tie fr^king priyilegd to
the cl^uIatio|i^*^of such inforraa
for ‘‘equal rights to all and
privileges to none.” The Repwh j’
thune, Chairman, N. B. Sinclair, party has built throug
and B. C. Cox-
Staod By Prohibition.
One of the greatest moral vie
tories in the history of the world
was the tremendous vote by
which the liquor traffic wa-
overthrown in these United
States Nothing has ever oc
c.urred in the political history of
during I this country that counted larger
Music I for the sobriety, uplift and
blessing of humanity than the
Mrs. C. E Upchurch, Mrs. R.
B. Lewis, Mrs. G. A. Fuller,
Mrs. W..,T. Covington and Mrs
Raymond McLean were appoint'
’ ed a committee to work out
plans for observing National
Mrs W. T. Covington, Mrs. G.
A. Fuller and Mrs. C. E. Up
church to be judges in the con
test for the best essay on the
Life and Works of Edward Me
Dowell. This contest is open to
any music pupil in Hoke County
in and above the 7th grade.
Mrs. R. B. Lewis, Mrs. W. M,
'Thomas and Mrs, J. W. Walker
were appointed to select prizes
offered for most improvement in
music in the local high school.
The program for the afternoon
, was on Wagner. Mrs. J. A
McGoogan acting as chairman in
the absence of Mrs. J. S Poole.
Mrs. Wm. Lament read a paper
on the life Wagner.
‘‘0 Thou Sublime Sweet Even
ing Star” from the Opera Tan-
hauser was sung by Mrs. A. K.
Whirl and Whirl, The Spim
ning Song from the "Flying
Dutchman” was sung by Mrs
W. P. Covington, Mrs. A. K.
Currie, Mrs. Raymond McLean
and Mrs. G. A. Fuller,
A number of interesting cur
rent events Were given by dii
ferent members of the club.
The hostess entertained with a
• music memory contest after the
Delicious angel cake and or
ange ice were served by the
closing of saloons in this great
republic. All the powers of evil
are arrayed against the probibi
tion of the liquor traffic.
It is startling to think that
simethree or four candidates
announced for the presidency of
the United States are the bitter
enemies of prohibition, the life
long and uevoted friends of tbe
saloon. It does not seem pos
sible that intelligent men and
women would be willing to rallj
under the banner and leadership
of men, who in heart, head and
history stand for the saloon, witli
all the tears, blood, murder, dis
ease, poverty and debauchery
that the liquor traffic has brought
to this country.
But it beliooves the people who
reverence God and love human
iiy to be up and doing with great
enthusiasm. If any political par
ty in this country is so blind to
the best interest of humanity as
to nominate a whiskeyite to the
presidency, people should give a
rebuke to such party and mao
as will never be forgotten.
Two big insurance lawsuits
and a will case was settled in
court last week, and a number of
things adjusted, so the docket
was shortened considerably.
The store house and stock of
goods of Mr. W. L. Caddeil of
Arabia was destroyed by a fire
of undetermined origin some
ten nights ago. There was no
Insurance, so the business was a
Tbe Methodist Meeting.
The series of revival meetings
held in the Raeford Methodisi
church closed Sunday night, ana
was indeed a season of revival,
and was more than a. Methodist
meeting, for very large audiences
irrespective of denomination met
at each service .and were alike
Rev. B. P. Robinson, a former
pastor of this church, but now
of Warrenton, a very popular
man in Raeford and surrounding
country, preached plain Gospel
truth without anything akin to
high pressure methods but with
a zeal and earnestness that met
a hearty response from the pews
so we feel great and lasting good
There were many reconsecra-
tions, and quite a number of
professions of faith.
A collection $102 75 was taken
up for Mr. Robinson.
special privilege program a
eyed group that has repeatedly
bought control of our govern
ment in order that they might
continue its exploitation ai\d
the consequent subjugation of
tbe masses, ■
Tiie Democratic partv h a s
acted upon the principle that it is
better to trust all the people a
pgirt of the time, than a part of
the people all the time. I am in
perfect harmony with theprinci
pies and policies of the Detno
cratic party. Political power
purchased with tainted money
can never serve America MoP
ev can be made a great power
for good when properly employ
ea, but when used to prostitute
and enslave the manhood and
womanhood of our nation, its eT
fects are as deadly as it will be
come disastrous. I appeal to the
men and women of the Seventh
District to join in administering
a rebuke, not only to the Repub
iicau party but also to tho^who
seek to buy their way into office
What honest toil has contribu-
t ed to our national greatness is
incalculable. Immorality and
crime are more rampant in Amer
ica today as a cons' quence of in’
creased idleness; and he who fa
vors a policy that is conducive
thereto is an enemy alike to our
governmeut and our people. .This
government owes no man a liv
ing, but it is a duty of its states
manship to provide, in so far as
pDs.sible, an opportunity to com
p!v with the divine injunction to
e irn bread by the sweat of the
If elected as your representa.
five, I will exercise the power
delegated to me whenever and
wherever possible to create op
portonity and will oppose any
measure calculate*! to deprive
American labor of its God given
I believe in the economic prin
ciple that our national and gen
eral prosperity is largely depen
dent upon, and influenced by,
agriculture and farming, and
that any safe and sane measu e
looking to the correction of ex
isting inequalities and affording
relief to the farmer ought to
have the support of every Amer
There are two classes of our
citizens that ought to have first
consideration at the hands of ev
ery hundred per cent American:
one is the men who create our
wealth in time of peace, the oth
er the men who fight our battles
in time of war.
We are burdened with an ov* faculty.
ddrol^ents as will im
prc^|md elevate, and not debase
and^plidirect, the public mind.
Andu^ practice of tbe peanut
con^|igpan.4s that of* distribu -
primary. It if
intention of the gov
to seally help the far
y not make ' an appro
■sufficient to guarantee
their needed supply of
d? Any Up.to date far
^be purchase of
reliable seed house at
e^ill produce better
the use of seed gath
!^-iajpa-..iterate that I am
f^pt harmony with the
|nit»c party and its policies,
favor of America for
fe.V'" I beiisve. that the
pi tax^ion .without
is- as- unjust in
l928 as it was in 177G. I believe
that prosperity to be real must
be general and not sectional. I
.believe in according Southern in
dustry the same protection that
is given to other sections.
I would state to my fellow
citizens of the Seventh District,
tnat if you should honor me wdth
the majority of your votes and I
become your representative in
congress and I cannot come back
to you with a record of my own
made in your behalf, I will not
attempt to apologize by the cir
eulation of cheap seed and
speeches made liy congressmen
from other states, undertaking
to discredit the principle, estab
lisbed l)v George Washington
and which no political party has
bad the nerve to since violate.
T. E, BATTLEY.
Hamlet, N. C.. April 111, l!)28
Dogwood blossoms have been
at their best for the past week.
The detour on the Red Springs
road was through the Goose pond,
and r jugb.
Mrs. Ni. Ij McK'iihan, who
vva-s siek the first of the weea,
is iinproving we are glad to hear.
The peaches are not all dead,
but hdw many have been injured
sufficiently to make them drop
off remains to be seen.
We are enioying strawberries
from our own gardens this week,
and that is well, for we could
not pay the price they sell for.
The cold, wet weather has
caused cotton seed to rot in the
ground it is feared, and may have
to be replanted, that is if seed
can be had
Misses Maude and Mary Poole
spent the past week end at home,
and had as their gueests Misses
Louise and Frances Reaves, also
members of the Lowell school
faculty and sisters. Lowell school
has three pairs of sisters in its
, For State Senate
To” the Voters of Hoke Counts ;
TMs is to announce t|iy candi
dacy for the-State irnm
the l2th SeuJtiorial Di.-ni ,
subject to the primary to' be ii - d
in June, - .
. W. B. McQukkn.
Announceme nt •'
To the Voters of Hoke County;
I hereby announce niyselt u
candidate for.,the office of ’-hei
iff of Hoke county, sul'jf^t to
action of the Democratic priinai v
■ I arinouncM mvself a candidate
tor ibe f.ffi"- ‘i Recordernf Hoke
eou’if'v, s icji c* t' rhe action of
H’e Ue'ii.'i.' ruMi- Primary. If
elect'’'] I .jT rni.s'- fair and square
1 n: r>ii 1' I: .-.d £ - r v ce. Willpnreciate
NEir.i, A. W ats'>N'.
to be held Jnne the 2n(l. 192^.
To the Voters of Hoke County;
I he.-fcoy ii’i cunce myself a
candidate fer the rffice of Re’
cordcr tor Hnk'^ county, subject
to the acfion of the Democratic
Primary to be he'd June 'ind
To the Democr.atic Voters r
1 hereby announce nnsoH'
candidate for the tiousc of Rei
resentativea for the C’oiiht\' of ]
Hoke, subjoi-t to th- voi.:!'
of thf Deiunca’atic n.-ir'ty in th
VV. T Covington.
To the Voters of Hoke Countv ;
1 hereby announce myself n
candidate for Hie office of 'I’n as
urer of Hoke county, subject to
the action of the Democratic
primary to tie held June ihe 2tni,
1 hereby appouiice myself a
candidate for Judge Recorder’s
Court for Hoke County, subject
to the will of the people as ’’X
pressed in the Jni'e primary
J A iMVEN.
I herrhv announce myself as
a c indida'e tor rorioniination to
ihe offic of io aister of Deeds of
Hoke Couniy, subject to the
corning prirnarv voter?. 1 prom-
se to give the same personal
-erv'Ce tiint I have always given.
D, K. Blue.
For Register of Deeds
To the Voters of Hoke County:
I liereby mnonnee myself a
candidale ter cn-- office of Regis
ter ( f Deeds for Hoke county,
sui ject to th' action of the Dem
orratii' primary to lie held June
For House of Representatives.
After matun; lielieeratinn. and
at the earnest solicitation of man v
rriend-.. 1 am ag lin a camiaiare
for the nominatioii fo'- Juyiiesen
tative rii Id Hokekouncy ir. tit
next Ge leral Ass-.ra : y, siiC.i
to the W .e Ol Hii' ,. ...Ip:e ,.S '.lit i:
votes will determine (id ,'jmi"2o(h
D. S. ]-'()"Ei;.
I hereliy annoiUice mv-scif a
candidate for the (.Jlice ef t'onn
ty Commission, I’, .'-ui’j c, to Hi
will of the v'/ters in the Dt'rm..
cratic primary, June 2nd
F. F. MciHAUL
Grovel Cleveland said. “I’abiic
office is a public trust.” Am
I think it WTis Pope or Drvd.en
who said, “An honest rinn's
the noblest work of Hod.” Tin
job on election day is for tht
voters to tie up the horn st man
with the place uf trust so that
w'hat they pay him will not t r-
wasted tax money.
I have sentenced 2;3.i;) defun-
dants for violation of thf l.iw
(hiring th ' five years I have Or-en
Recorder. i'In ir rcau -eic.tii , s
total more than 00
brainstorms ami f e; 11
have all b-'tii nnuc, . , • I
seldom had a jury to he;p m.- n.
cide. I have never made i uii-
ful mistake, I have maa > mis
takes but I declare unro you
they were honest mistakes
Mav 1 not serve you "fiCf niore
in this office, and enj(,)y Hie plea
sure of your liallot in the I>,>nio
cratic primary in .tune; Please
remember me and what 1 am
here saying to you. when you
come to n:y name on the ticker.
Again offering mv'‘’irand mv
thanks in advance. I am,
Arthur D Coke
It has been decided to build a
great hospital at Piiiehurst, and
it is Said the money for its erec
tion is in sight.
For Uotton Weigher
f’romi?mg laiHiful and efficient
‘^•rviv- in the future as in the
past, 1 again offer my services
to ihe voters ot Hoke County as
O'otton Weigher, subject to the
wi-lr of tlio people as expressed
in the Pn.marv June 2nd.
For Cotton Weigher
e r (ine.-Jf of a number of
, I announce my-
fri? nds, i h-
Sflr a (vind’date fc;r the office of
vVi'n 0 Woi'gherfor Hoke county,
'u!'j ■! r t'-. the will of the people
is ( Xj!res?ed in the approaching
Piini '-y on June 2nd. orox.
I'.ave i>-c I'-eii a new shipment
ot Ho\ Bbaises and Shirts, a
v r'- nod line.
RAEFORD, N. C.
Tuesday, May I
' ou r- I
i.( ghorn Hi ns.
c oi I'tii Prniiers.
P'’j!iori Pii /il(-rs
•) v- » “ * ^
.1., , •* M
vo’.ir pou'.trv by 2 P. S
L i. 15 RAN DON.
s-i ir.e as I
v I tie of I.a
M on 8heen
- c . L.
'I'ry our. Kormfic
i'Lffi F.3 on Chicks:
Reds 2.3, 1^0.75; 30. $7.00; 100,
Ylo iKl; V\ hites. 25, $3.50;, 50,
$b..j)0: 100, $12.00. Will have
chicks for only three more
weeks. This is the best month
lor cnicks —gvt them now.
Ji H. BLUE.
Fiorsheim new spring Shoes at a
special price, $S.50
FOR SALE—Several tons Fish
Taukage at reasonable prices.
It is going up every day. Buy
C. E Upchurch,
R leford, N. C-
Buy a pair of Buster Browo
Children and Boys' Shoes and
you^c ill get with each pair a
, uice Jumping Rope.