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First National Bank.
Finding het iieed of a bank at
Whitile, Mr. William Coleman or
ganized the First National 1311 k with
a capital sock m of $25,000.00. The
followinig are tihe officers:
W.illiam, 41lmanl, Presidlent.
F. E. Child, V ive-'resident.
Lloyd Osbornle, Cashier.
William Watson, Booki-keeper.
The bank hias been inl operation but
a few years and ha1( s (made money
from the bvi-ning1.4, Iot only declar
ing semii-all 11ul di vidvends. bult plac
ing a g(4d arvo1mt t the surplus
The Old Folks Remember.
Whilst, yol l'r t hinkin' o' (lie Christ
Ilis (1(11't yol fail to know
The ol f'olks remember file days
0' hlng aigo!
Hair, frosty as the winter, ain' steps
a get t ing slow
The ob] folks remember the days
o' long ago!
I've lookvd at Ihem-so <iiet, in the
elinjiiev eornler there.
Wilst all he worhl SeemId hap
Py, an' ('lhristilas filled the air:
An' I liew yii chair tip soly, til'
I whisperd Soft 1n1d low
Volr I knew 01h Ihvll ex.Nve thiluk
in' 44W a Christias ilion. .a,!
Timell's ",ccs 1ast t) yonne . lkS. an'
they're lilyeIv it, fhr-,et
That the sw(1 l"vv iut' best
love. Ios (he chimneli y %,4lrnVIr yet I
S'im likely st ill to knotw
her lmushandl( take her; ('n a short tipl
to Europe4 4'w 2!y' theyII are' planingj
to re'tire' and1 live abrioadu.
Whlen the(re s 1n appj)t ite' theure is
a way. Out inl priion 1 Kamnsas
they sell heer'i in plugs. 1ike' toblaceo'(.
New York Tibne4.
Mr. B. F. Morrow.
Mr'. R. l. Morro4w, whlo is one of
the aldermen of the4 town is also( oneI
of t he pioneers in tlie' uphuiild ing of
this comiimlunity. I le was (one of the
first merchants at WVhit(mlire. having
comle there veryw soon4i after' the r'ail
road was hibl. Mr'. Morrow is a n
Ii ve of'~ Me clenbu1rg 'olunity, N. C.
Ini adlidt ion (4o runinig a large mer'
en lt iIl bs in ess, he is also propietor1
of the Whitml)iret Hotel0. Mr'. Morriow
comes of one otf thle leading and sub)
stantial famuilies of the (o1( north
[HERE'S PLENTY OF ROOM
FOR BOYS LIKE THIS.
tlardly a week passes that The
('hr4nile dues not, by direct effort,
l'ind emlotYmlent form some young man
fi' 31iig ,41 woman miit of wurk. Ill somie
way, many of these who are seeking
wobirk seem to) reg- "ard The Chronicle
wilive as a smrt of employment, bureau,
and hardly a day passes lint we are
I4' asked to fiid a position for some
I c(IIIrse, we are not always sie
vessful, h111 I'rec(Ilently we are. Whenl
VerI, we*( tire liuble to (lo allytliing
perisq'on1, we .eienely (ffer the
Y41111" fi'alli 01r Y Ilin-. w(mianl Out of
work I lie use of our " Want Coliunns
withoit c mharg, an g.enerally this
puks thi in the way (df sveenring eni
Already this week we have had the
pleasure df helpill'u thret yug mIIn
to satist'actory positions. All o)f which
'e 14 shmw there is work fqr all. alo
tit Illere is lilt eXellsp ,or lill's ili
tilis' (4n11 n1111116 v.
Olle o11, p-slerlav 's ;Ises was mit ()r
Ilhe (r11diinary, and we 1 t11't111m) it Inerv
lY ft illuistrat what a youn1g.. man
f' phfiek ealn a4c'iiimplish inl Ai usta
wiwe he( frivs.
.\ 11-11 dvrssi y mr-, fhlmvw v .
IYly juti il r tih e cu t ry, with
I in ' uTi 'oil otie tbhe paoon
hil r1111t.n; phrnIiled there's a ebiancime
lai rise. Aly linme's - - -, fromt
Itrhe t'iliiiiy, I sev wherce Aiiusta
i- groin'gi mal I'e comife Ito Aui'usta
to loeate' andt ~ grow up withI her."
ft' ytoungt nonii hatd just arrived; that
lit hail beent e'ncaed in faiinig all
his lif'e, hnt waiited to strikie out. ini
te wiorild f'or himhstelfI, andI hadt de
ermiinedl to ciomet to Autgust a and east
his lot, 1Te had juist enough to last
him for a fetw days; but he didn't.
seem'i to lit Particnlarly worried about
"I dJon 't kuiow nothing miuch 'cept
farin.," he w a'ent on to say, "'but
I'in strong and1( willing and honest and
I hann't got no bad .habits: so I
thotught I might stand about as gonei
a chamnee as some of' the others I 'vC
seen coime up here fri'um old Burke anl
makte a suctcess. I believe T ean learr
anyt hin'z t hey put ime at if 1I'1m giver
| By fthis time two or thIirete gentle
men were listeniiing to this pinek;
BurkLe c~ounmt y boy, and his earnest
frank, con fident manner imipresse<
benm. lit ntot only t alkedl buit looke<
like a hoy who could overcomec di ffi
cultites: wh'lo was cut out to win.
"I'd~ likte to lit able to keep an cy
on that v ynne feclhow~ for a fed yecaris,'
reniarked i'neu iof thme txtent lemen in thl
party. ''lii' is goiing. ft make hi
tions wert' at i'neet of'fetredl as to wher
he mu'iI h inmpl' ymmn. IeIt ditin
t:arry, lit fotrthithil stitck ti to Ian'
tn t ise ritospective jobs.
''it iinrnedt douwn in two la:ces ani
the ofthem' man wa's ont, ' he expilaino,1
"B ut i emess I'll be ablde to find
job somnewhere,t'.(i dnti yn 7i'i' 'hle a skeu
In the meantime, The Chronicle ha.
located a ,job) for him. The pay wa
only a darn an day a .. wa.m.ug
work. The young man1 was offe
the place more to try his mettle t
"I'll take it,'' lie promptly repl
"uess I can make my self* wc
mocire bel'ore lhm-, don 't yiu ? Anyli
it 'S better thlin walkinx alrolmild Ic
iIe' for w rk, ain ' it 7
And lie Was oT, to 1ew.int his I
41uties. 1He had found employment
fore he had been a citizen of Aulgu
twelve hours. AnI lie seemed I
then ever vieourla.'ed ond volfidh
" I read where a ye-iitr rellow like
st arled inl with a bi- concern at fi
cmIts a day, anid is now tle -enor
mii:111m1er. " he remnar-ked inl partinlu
We don't knimw vIich partieln
yilnp'r fellowm he n-I'eir to. but wi
))(-t Ie was miade of tile samiv matet
as I his y,uni- Pinko couiy boy m
has come here I i.<mr'-s ip with /
Keep a look at f r tlhis ,youn*g f
],,w. You don't knov himin nlow: I
S11m11 day y4u will. Thvrv-s plenmy
n.4-4m1 at Ole lolp. inl Aiui_u4ta as er
where. frr boYs like Ihis titne.
Pass.'ng of the Country Home.
.\ hdIeso.nui InIt'lligeivir.
'I'lierv .Ie hiiloies :idl iwes. T
sweetet-t phwei uun allI thle (iarth,i it
is Irv:iilol by nv )?v. r (d.1 a
1nefo w :nnt-t s 9 nu
loq i l I i:0 l u t i I (E itl
oft lii.- a !i 1 ( --. i 6 .
ii. dilo mes hIl e: ii * iii i a n
ii illei ii cotride m le (lthe reji
il kiin . :s l 1nly tve li bvrm laer
but in lie iss andy E tm iin :i siep
arid live if theii isbjets--\\'mile
ieg subject. Ti'm. ie .tiher a al v(
I i)tde <iw whosi le ;..r0 an ho o
:iii hevotionk pervol tiii11hestoir pl
"Teir~ the :ndyion as khelel
vif th'a th es thort imndt joy,(i
riupnle ings evenitahefevr leaves i
and im ad bsines exmpl
copled wit vnafi det
eonountry' hiimae let ns remlemi' ir lI h
jhiiurest typve is found in il ii biel
i, Southland. ndmit is l.eo..i S..t.
eonutry homes tlat many of the great
est characters of the world have come.
h'lie country home is a type of what
Ilie State and nation should be. In
dleed, wlenl the country home loses its
!lace and weight and prestige, by so
much1(li does the comnionwealtith become
Would that we possessed the pen of
a ready writer! then vould we en
dvvor to slow how the grI-alndeur and
-1 IY of the cmioltry h4m11'---and with
0- nton-are beh111' und1-erinled
:11. ldestro4yedl bY prev:1ent vonditionls.
1141 w\*(* Woller thl:t the hovs h1:1ve
:1,(-ir farlms, wii hey 1ave to oppolsole
:1i14 1 (-1ml:npv1 vith nle-r110cs? tr
and "lastus'' get. a
!bii. a- et a mule anld everiythliii
v'ey need on a eredit. they are inde
!..11dent( of " iek ra. ' can mope IT to
1wn iif hr wants fo--they will not
work for him. le can do all his work
!Ar starve, and they often do all their
work and starve as hunidreds of nie.
res are about to get in a position to
lestify. Are all our farIers des(in
Vd to blild --ood painted houses and
1-o foreed hv thle futrnishine mnervihant
tI' aanldom lieir sacred heines to the
If we woul save our1 country we
m1st Save Ihe cointry 1 heim1e. Save it
hv mild. meanvz if we enn. hIm \Ie .
Save it without violence if ve canl )uII
EX-GOVERNOR TO GOVERNOR.
red Chamberlain Congratulates Gov. Hey
ian ward-Has a Fellow Feeling
Thinks Immigration Supreme
ed. ly Important.
>w, Governor Heyward on Friday, says
ok- the Columbia Record, received a let
ter from Former Governor D. H.
ew Chiamlberlain. cong-ratulating- hliim Upon
te- the success of his administration.
sta Writing from University Station,
ore Charlottesville, Va., Mr. Chamberlain
me "My Dear Governor H1eyward:
ftv " I am going to take the liberty of
r sending you my congratulations Oil
the success of yotir adininistration,
ir which is now so near its close. I
l1 think it quite likely that you are
ial congrattulating yourself, tdhough oth
ho (,ers are not, on the nearness of the
. (1onlusion of your official labors.
Such, I t0hink, is apt to be the feeling
of tle faill;rIll official, who has borne
(t ,1icial responsibilities for four years.
Permit me to add that T regard your
si(cess as governor as the more re
innarkable as well as creditable from
tihe Iact that you hiad no previous ex
i'"rien e in offieial life.
"I am extreiely glad that you have|
allvwed Yourself to he nade president
hie of 4 he I eent Itvilt a r.nilized in i.-ration
it sviet v. In thai1t callavily T am sturle
Yd yIu et d. lIare strvice frill the pib
ry lie: I enwraltulate yuals.t on the
('- ie f y"Iur comm11 -Z411ioe (of immni
y. ,IY. Wtton. Tle has cert ainil
d - - wlt' n,1 ii nte before' him ha;s biein
- '' odo. nameiily. starti a t ide o f im
'." it'Ill in dtirtly li OVPttIhopand
triuistt of large' in thl -ne !'e '.. lii to
-t 1 'Vhenevr vit I n tmenenl
do s11 54, I4iPiaSe i\ .\[r. \iIat it 11 ('o ,
'gra'tl tat ions. I tn'.'h I have niper
r- S:.nail nea("tin i! tne with imt. My in
vei tliest ini all thine'.s it vouri state is
0'0- always keen and part icularly so in
*'y t his maitter' of' iminriirat ion.
lie ''Wtih greaiit retaipec(t and admiria
IClice tin, dea Goerinori leyw.a rd, I re
't- ' 'FaithIifully you rs,
ihe "D. H. Chamberlain."
- Common sense reigns adtede
itetioaryat Washington still lives.
be- New York Mail.
ws,'he kaiser is fighting the reieh
on, staig. Ameirca sets the worcld 's fash
ionis.-Ne w York Araeit i'a n.
I (ong~ress win inii the sp~ elli ng bee,
hut ias t he presidlent gets about every
thliin' elIse he enn afford it. Philadel
H'itoni is ('lanin0)ui' rventilaed
s'treel cars, wihich wonuld indiri ene tha
ther' e is one( place to whichd the Boston
eamst windi (lii14 cannotiet rate P hila del
Th'Ie av.e'rage( imiai is hiavinir thle umIAe
Wit h Chri istmlia; aunud, one is~
t''iiotted toi freel mor4e kiinalv towa.nr i
a Ioirnl;n .i(I 7 wit '. i te l 72 ry]
Nhibr 'n. 'Ne York \\'orbl.
If'114 th idsIle'nt uses' the hi! slick
on the Iinmhter Itrust hi' ima e matke it
naailon its " ' ay noithlina. Ih so''.
the w..oodl ' plhley. .'.w York I leral.
the Thhe reason yo shoul do udll your'
1t18 Christmas shoppijng this w..eekc is'fliat
ved (it is the last week you will have focr
ern i it.--hia.1nlp.j. nr..
III hlditi(.l to the Chapel which is
utsed as a untion Chu-elh in the mill
villae, Ihere are two dlenominations,
wli(-h have chureb homes and large
Conl1greu.atiols in the town of Whit
mire. Boti of the elu-ehes have been
built since the establishment of the
twn sine fifteen years ago.
Tile Baptist church until recently
was served by the Rev. .1. 11. I"earsy.
lie was I faitiful pastor and was be
lohved by is congregationl and lis
resi,_,na.1tioll solie two Imthitls ago was
1(-eptel withli relret. At present this
C(g-re aI1l11tionl is witlioit tie service of
a re-zulilr pastcr.
Thle Mfethodlist chutrebi hans a memi
b(.rslip of somlethilg llure tlhan one
huni)d1redI an)d is served by tile Rev. J.
N. Inwhio -also serves a niber of
Etlher chillcles in the stirroinding
OTHERS WILL FOLLOW.
South Carolina Sets Pace for Immi
gration to the South-What Wit
tekind Decision will Mean.
Washinlgoun, Dee. 21.-Since the
illotille ent by tile sec-rTary ot
["mIlll*ee 111d labor that Comlmnission
' Wason. of' S,1uth Carolina, had
lot r11un afi lll (df til I'llited States im
nli,_rraticn laws ill iis method of se
111rml..' ilum n -anlis to -o to souithl
aretlina I the W itteki??d.. it hIs
)VV-ll;1(allthat . e eads o t Ialy
mmjigratin b e :v is 11t ' 1. r ou li t 1 hC
Iouth will iinn -lltelY feill te
'.i I w bit y AMr.. ts n ad I
- ea i hgnn"Tants to u be had. (,n an
r- dy t ernI) eten.isi ieys of a
r Iil nir'iy ii I't'esr hop pEnCil tOf
the Secrtary \Strave inasker to' be
ai isr-at te-rt in that.ilEYft the il tbe
t ali'li m 4-r xr- ilat.n.: 'sections
iTho fann* hanrs 4and < ie th kindsa f
(elJ't em hav eenli~r emow- hoa bef
icred 144 041 h-'rt ay in 4 im.a- ths
otthe il' Mr WtatsoV~Vn -a peropos
bno- toe nder co;tnsieraion and c
thre~ Snt h and Wet ae askl to e
apr.fied a .Itat: here m~omet. as to
thek val2)i-t ma Mr.ia hrti, actio
Th ebr of (Thersth ( rli
dele' ation in( eteressI who' havebe
derd d o heital to say tha
tio tfill her nion i'eld g and fac
." rids wi arnept ablle rhep than ve
befor) an ta hrsoi1 en
he il dr w uly b s
t4I:lva, I'll bringiinhthe
'ominv 'I'm sure
TP4 hin!! pas Pn'y keth pin
ost thi-s was alay ket n
thle SignlS don'It fail.
Ohl, Christmas is coming and I wish
For everything seems so nice,
The children are goo<I the live-long.
And don't hanve to be told twice.
And they are hustling around to
bring in the wood,
And scamper-ing off for the mail.
I never, saw children so awfully
Tndl( Chiristmas will come if the
signs don't fail.
Eva Holmes McDowell.
PLAN TO BIEZE RAILWAYS.
Texas Attorney is Urging Government
To Take Over Lines and Man
Wvahsing-ton Dispatch to The New
If President Roosevelt sends a mes
sa_-e to Congress urging Congrass to
enlact a law empowering the Inter
state Coymmee Commission 'to take
charge of the physical operation of
railroad,, in emergencies such as now
exist relating-. to ear shol-tag-e, at Situla
tionl w%ill ble created that m:ty be very
?Irave,in its consequences. This is
1hv clpinicin (if Iublic men who are
famililiar with1 tranlsportationl matters
andM( who hlave beenl 1nfollmed, al
Othlough' not ()n officijal auitho(.rity, thlat
(41Torls are bein:l mlade to indliee tile
pre11sident 1to Iake this.: theomostnrai-1L
-LVe thta benpopsdincn
nect on w th l gisl tion re m atin th
tailro ns (f 1 the fiel. us
SO CisrCmass hasmi.gssd Ians
'e-htin.wol sty cs frnpr
at.The hmnr oo athoie ave-n
Arnden body to e toldm manage.
Ad they the hcarriers areounab to
wh ring in hedn wood, hemoe
mAnd thatn)rsute oin for te pasae.
theaira raesaw.ide is asserted
has( Critmnas will comeyin.. othis
iesignsdonha a daftofth.masr
Teas Attorhnedi Urgogthernmient
who Tak Om-n, tiesd hans suMan-e
the roositionto Diptht Temeso tew
instate Commerce Commission.k
Doubs i at expressed0 hre t a t rs
ident canl he crerated to :~ e hisy
gnave to ts revolutionrvsc hisme.
Mr. wh. ha Ben whfo hlds a
re Ienl(S u poiteionith Sthies.o
Sony Str, repr. eses hAs i.wad law,
i':.iliil. 1k1h Qt t taip r