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i .. i
- j ij ing t.
s;.,iue of the citi-
. ..a:;ES3 with
I IILKIXG AND LOAN
of Commerce Commlti.ft
wit Uineouragem'-nt in
'!SC Stork 1ik SUiterprisa... . .
a meeting on the Chamber of
e held last Friday night
i. A. C. Allen '.and R. W. Eth
were named las a committee
. nek to,- this building and
Nation, sponsored by the
'tlemen are meeting with
nt on evey hand - and
of the undertaking., fe
'y 268 shares of stock
- value have been sold
:i to increase this to
li another Ineettng of
this evening, at
i fe Interested in the
. ' -in association and
' a for Selma are
, i t whether Ituey are
of i a Chamber or not.
Iy after the business ol
,..i.ber the officers (or the
f tan association ".rtlh" be
l and other details of organlza-
niileted. . '"' .
"IE BUILDING IS
, on Railroad
t Raeford and S;
house .moved", this
raeford ' street , to
i: is something of a
9 ws originally
r f Railroad and
- la the latter
5 as a store by
? "'td from Its
r-wfli for -the
i t mean, se
i si te. The
. i i s lot on
tionul !! :i, po x- '"
ho W'l-;:. : of : :,e -Uifeed.
Lucli. Bi-hiiul or
schools combined are invllod to do
this. . " . ' .
-We stand second to none in the
Red Cross work, especially .in service
rendered 'during the war. Then by
ill means a Red Cross float by the
united, county organizations should
be presented, ...
Twenty years ago we had no banks
in" the county, today there' are thir
teen, so the banks, ara Invietd to
f ? 4 5 r t If
The report! that; 4 pnlon between
Hungary 'and; Ramatiin la the; form
.if a dual kingdom was being planned
has been- formally 4enle4, a Berne
Jispatch declares.. - .'
". Fifty, persona were" killed during
listUTbarices Saturday1 near Chem
nitz," Germany,, a railroad suvtion 33
utiles southwest f Dresden. Troops
wars overpowered and disarmed by
$ tnbb! , I " ,, -f'.
p-" - ;
Eight persons were, killed jind a
icoTe- wei-e JnjiiTed, reveri of them
iriously in an explosion which wreck
je the large government graiii eleva-
lor on.the Welland canal nt . Port
rolbornetiOit , ." '"rda.i''
In the faceof k hriusiitg- shortage,'
which has bronrrht dfipair to hnn-
Jreds of h-ome seekers in the big
slttes of thef east,; figures' -wemnade
public Sunday showing that all high
records . fur. , building , operations in
the United States east' of the Missis
sippi river h'-e been smashed during
the last 'seven mouths." ' v .'
..f Ji- , ' ... . "
.General William, B. l''-'1n, -V f
of staff United Conf.-' ' Vf n
Has announced that t o i .
efa'te reunion will 1 1 ;
October 7. 8, 9 si. 1 13.
meeting of the Con fed "! ?
Memorial Association f i
of Confederate vetertti;s v '
in Atlanta oft the sam j
eraf; Mickle announced. -
.:A world's record for ('
tion was established at I
the first year It was in c;
e'-i'l careo cftrr: g r
;"".7,7" " 1 i : r' t
si . : ,i s c.f i . , i s
of tvi ,n"i!iim and ! . 1 f
Lithway, tax m.i j ,. . t
raitsions, tof'-'-'r v
Uvea of county coninii.. anl
ct rrespondiug county :.. v..i
participate. ' The purpose of the con
ference is to unify the work of State
and county officers: and boards .and
mftlcularly to discuss Important leg
islation passed by the recent general
assembly In reference to schools,
health," piibltd welfare," highway Con
struction add taxation. - .
The. conference will last for a
period of six days, during' which ' a
regular, dally program of conferences
wtl be carried on,. President H. W.
Chase will officially welco'me the vis
itors and Governor Bickett will make
the opening address Of the confer
ence on Monday night. Representa
tives of the State aryj county officers
will occupy the morning and after
noon hours and on the five nights of
the conference distinguished speak
ers from other states wilt address the
la order to take care of the large
number of representatives expected,
the Untversity will utilize its dormi
ttrles' and dining room and is pre
pared tp entertain all who may come
at -the rate of f 1.25 per day. T'-e
local committee' rn charge of arrange
ments is composed of Professors E.
C. Branson, I. R.- Wilson and ::. V.'.
Knight, The program is bei, ; i
pared by Governor Bickett, Pnu.-. r
Branson, : Superintendent E. C
Brooks, Dr. W. . Rankin," I.!
Commissioner Frank Page, v
Commissioner R. F. Be y, b.. '.
Crmmissioner A J, Jtnxwoll.
T ) '.
A3 r. u:t Of Cs I
h lis-t wc(k f.
- '! Cm,
( ) .
. is fetish
4 is ta receipt
arl'ng the good
.ants that as a
f insurance en
y made j ne
ad a new g.rad
n" of full thin
ntlle and real
$u states thai
;t-ratlng of the"
alble, at whjh
d will be re-
i r tax hat
iSonrtS .. 1-..-ii'.
Covrt . j .
Some figui - .4
war" servi . ." ,
North Carolina v
the Statte mo
headquarters of la
ion in Atlanta,
, "Tell us what the
this State," the c
planning to' 4rai t
Carolina for a m!
lives, servivt-s a...
end thatHlie war
The" figures "wfjl i ,
paign handbook ef the
Some 'of them foTtow:
The ' Red ' Cross
Nvrth Carolina inr' '
tersr'360 branches .
rles,;. with a memU
from 166,620 in Ju '
626 in January, li
; a the
( did in
) . i North
f "1 Kon
. y to the
j U.e c m
chapters 120 have i
fanlzntion of that 1
s. ' arttiieiit, a lor
In the second T
.-ive alone i'.e I-.
( ro-s collccte.l 1."
V ' nt!'8 l"--"1
i." I i . t e
, - a i c
' : fro
,.v CiiI2NS'' ATTENTION
r. fcait'or: t ' M , y
It seems that no 'better, time can
und than this for the people of
county U" start thinking
earneatty about-' the
At the prt
onta county supers
116 Instruction and the an
inr conducted as best they cauv4
without him. - H Is true, and we are
all proud of the (act, that we have
as well' trained and equipped count
supervisor and other school; workers
as are to be found In the State, -but
when we think about it our schools
and our school conditions over John
uton county are not .what they
At this time, as never before, the
whole' of our country, as well as the
rest of the world, la trying to And
Itself at the close of this great world
war. "We are being called upon t:
face some of the most serious anil
complex problems we have ever been
called upon to solve. , Our wagi
scales, our high cost of living prob
iems, our foreign reiau-Jiu. aim yu
own small oui, equally ua impi uiuj
problems' right at home are calling
for the best and most thorough con
sideration at our hands. (
"When we take Into consideration
the fact that a spirit of uneasiness
il unrest seems to have a grip upon
r "business" men to the point where
r have transmitted this to ouij
' s and girls to such an exten .
ere willing to forego an
order that they." migh ;
oney. We should stop
at' least, and con-
place and to,
- i'VA great
t to say;
! ! re icy-1 j
cb.i.i re try-
' t ) county' need the
ful and prayerful
x ut each " ! and v. every
,.i la e oh school district. - When
x cl.ild en' -rs the school,' the- parent
should bey made to feel', that It Is' In
the'c:.ar 4 of a 'teacher" who "Is the
best' that could be obtained 'with th-j
amount of money to be expended.
And no doubt this is true" ' in the'
icbjoolsjlor this county. StUl, when
we take Into consideration the faci
Mint tMe're are ninety-nine schools In
Johnston county and" a good'matiy
of thm are one-teacher schools, tre
cannot but come to the conclusion
that the time has come for some
thing radical to be done to give our
children the best training that; can
be found anywhere, it Is a matter
of physical impossibility for one
t cher to teach successfully the Drat
ven grades lot a school. No really
experienced and successful teachers
fan be obtained for this kind of work
j(oT a good many reasons. As a re-
suit oi mis we nave to put up wun
the poor teacher. Without experience,
very little education and practically
n i professional , preparation. ; . ' '
What can be done, and how .shall
we overcome these serious deflclen
i in bur present school system T
Hi .;-e are questions , over which, we
ould ponder for aome time. There
te way to overcome them and I
1 mention one so that we can
k of t..e manner In Which we will
. "e to bring' this 'about. .i ,
. e is no raison or excuse, In
' nd t: i.e, for 'the one
f " .!r. Our Children should
i i the coif'ry ss fo4 t!n
t : to r .ive. in t'.e
ve It if e v.
; i t r
i ; - it f
JS CALL i
W V'ji. iv.v.
Into consideration' the fact, that my
child' Us' not getting what he, W she
should get 'because. I 'm not willing
to put forth more energy and money
into its education. When we bear in
mini) the fact that for the young. mah
or young woman of today to succeed,
they- must' be; better prepared;: than
we "were, we .cannot help but place
r-ithe blame of lack ot preparation oil J
"'"Tvqwn snouiners wnere ii oeiongs..
i e. child a fair showing; keep
4orr the entire term
""'tfool in his reach by
comu.. .some othr district J:
let hlmsN.i.,1f that, you'sre; giving
him his chance now and then in afr
ter years you can look back on the
extra efiip'rts you 'made with a sense
of satisfaction and pleasure. ' j
While I am a comparative strangei
in Johnston county and do not know
ninny nt its tttnn1n, neraonnllv. vet i
. ,uUrt,ted that boy and that
girl of each father and mother and
wish to pee this county takeSts placf
higher up in the scale of educational
work than it has in the paBt. Let us
all back up the county board of edu
cation in their efforts to secure a
J competent man as superintendent
- , and then when sha haye tak
, we wn ghow t0 nim that tepj
have been taken that are 6nly the
first of many .that we will take in
c aking our boys and girls the ones
who arH prepared for life. .
W. B. CRUMPTON, JR.
Supt. Selma Graded Schools.
Selma, N. C, August 11, 1919.
HVW BY THE BAPTISTS
Three v Huudrvd
"il and Womer
IHacn Plana for the
it , v. ' 4 t& !
Million Campaign. -
Great ' 7r.
. . r By T.: W. ,Chambl1so)
Balelr' JS. Mond-y
"'ire? In '
f tle canspait.i," .
,h. "is startii g off w..
organizations are being per
1 H every state. What t ant
praying for," he said, "is that on
te ilr"t.,day;,o the final dash, Sun
day, November 3.0,. Southern Baptists
wil) pp abl report the entire 176,
009,000 pledged .and leave' the re-
niainiug seven, days for raising' 925,-
009,0.00 additional. putUng the cam
paign 'over the. top' .and giving for
missionary operation 1100,000,000."
John Merrick, of Durham,' presl
dent, of. the largest hegno' insurance
company la the world and head of
the Mechanics and Farmers' Bank of
Durham, ; and .who leaves an estate
valued at 200;000 or more, died last
September 29 the members of com
pany K, llth Infantry,' of the Old
Hickory division, will erect a beauti
ful, monument" on the" court house
lawn in .tGoldsboro In memory of
their comrades who paid the supreme
sacrifice, i f ""'
Judge W. P, Btacy at' Wilmington
Friday again hande down t ' i
lon In the' rehearing of t o t - a
that the Individual sl -uc'u i jn
the Atlantic Coast tine nt t 1 y the
Ux assessed agf.;,,st the fc .Ungs by
the corporation. couiui;&on.. , .'
David Warden; nerro .seaman
aboard the s ; oc r Fr icst 'of the
Stone To;,.g C, . u ivay. -was lout
overboard Ve ay oft -the Cape
Fear br, nt.r WihuiniKton, when the
car-- of luu.Lur shifted undnr n.
tlo of hi, h winds' and rough wa-.
t -r. C 1 of the lumber- went over-
h i a-J the nexro went' with S
1 "i liL.iie was at Little River, 8. C.
't on CtUsboro' new lertillser
" ' 1 ewted in this city by the
i Ilosphate pompany ts
It f'"nt is being ere'
1 .yne cvity fair f- -
I tt. s t f
I t t
asics Aid o? food
' , ' ,y . i I
Attorndjr General ralmer
For" Hell to Combat 4 '
. C II. c. oM ; ;
hi; . i "1 ; t i I
FAltt XIST COMMrrTEES: ,
FOB COOTIES FLAKStp
Win Not have power to Fix Prices,
JJut Are Exported to Publish Kit
sonable Price List Where Dealers
Alt Charging Tob Mucb-Appeal
to Public Opinion. ,'(", ,
. Attorney ' General Palmer ha in-
voKeu tne aia or me oiaie toua uu
i itniBtrators wartime and through .
liiem the county; administrators in
the government's efforts to bring tie
tops. . ,
Mr. Palmer has sent a telegram to
the" State administrators requesting
appointment" of a fair price commits
tee in each county to investigate
prices and' publish a "fair i list"
wherever they .are found to be ex-
cessi ve. The text of the ; telegram '
fellows: ' ,
"In order to secure accurate An- :
formation rejatl've to chargCs' bf
profiteering bV dealers in necessary
commodities It is the desire ol the ,
govern mat to' ascertain whether "or
not such dealers are making more
than, a talr margin of . profit. Will
you assist In your Stately Tequet
ng those persoflB who ' "have ..been
county tood administrators unlr
your Jurisdiction' to appoint fir
pries committees, .including" one re
tailer 'of groceries, one of dry r''
a representative of the proi'
organized labor, -of honwv i
or three repreKentativ. ; (
generally' .ai:J a v i.
practli-nblo J l1"
"Any , evidence . .
other violations Of t:
act which may be de. j 1
work of such oonvmlttet-a' s'm.
turned over to the United Stat
torney who will he Instructed to
ploy all Ms resources as well as i
of the bureau of Investigation iii c
operate with you and your conn., .
tees in seeking out and punishing a'.l
violators of the law. ',
"There is a pressing 'necessity 1 '
the restoratjton of normal conditn.us
and It It believed that throue-h the
federal food administrator you ancf -
your auuiiuiHtruLurui, vuKvitivt m .
cneir appointees, can renuer a. valu
able service to the country at this
time, and your'" co-operation " .a'ndf
theirs, without compensation,, will be
greatly appreciated. The widest pub-.
Ilcity o this movement and the re-, k
suits optained' by the county coin-'
mittees, it is hcMwed, will be an im- .
portan,t factor in Its success. ' Please
wire irhether the goVwiffiluilan
counj; upon your- active co-operation
" " ' f" - '-' J
Lr .'JOB IlAtLEBS CIVEX ,'
SENTJENCES OF ONE TrAT"
l. Vv; ( . .
Two Slen Go fo Boads and 1
K to Jalt Of Party Appreliemlt.1 ,
' In June., ,;
, In superior court at Smlthflel! t
week, the partyipf four, coir
two, white men. ,one white r
and 4 negro antomobile .dri
put on trial and the result v
Vf. A. Brady and . Wil'.i.m I
ton were sentence I to twe'
each, on the roads and,!
drew a, term oMike dura'
The negro, Earnest Coopc ,
(eased, it being. e;". l."s' i
aras only employed t ?
and bad no part in il 1
These are the j-' '
at the union s'u:i,'n !
middle of June by ( ' "
H. Griffin, v'-t '
to a tf 'i r "