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THE MONROE JOURXAI, Tl ESPAY. IECEMl$ER Itt. 1919.
e? TIME 59 WHAT TIME IS IT? TIME to select your Xmas gifts NOW. Have vou TIME to look? OUR y r y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y NVNVNVAVVNN .HI FH.I.OWM'iP BETWEEN llOTH ti.AsFS 1 THE SOUTH I TIME is yours. Good, are guaranteed. Trices are right (NOW). TIME your buying with the TIMES. Market conditions and the GENERAL JEW ELRY STRIKE MAKE THIS IMPERATIVE TIMELY goods always. The W. J. Rudge Company, EARLIEST WITH THE LATEST. sioii- Ti-lil Wliuli l"iilrate Tlii J'.tliMa !ave (it'l IV-iliou l-m lli Ol.l M.iMt-r. t 1!;. Sa .yatil. 1 Si'iiio !a. a-t l lit jutle of one of the circuit courts or Virginia al-i-t-aivil in .: court ! justice in New York a mute an indent plea for leniency in hehalf ;' a urigro woman charged with Krand larceny to which a plea ot cuilty had txeii entered. The woman had long ln-rii a sen ant in the latitity (if the Virginia jurist ntnl had dUvhaixetl her duties faith fully and honestly. The family was much i'iieM'il when tidings of the am: wncu the session closed r.e ac uit.ihaaiiHl Sumner to Itoslon and un der the suM.tnee of Sumner he t.iade a lecture loin of veial of the New t.iiKl.uui Sta'es that tutted him above Slu.u .K casS his ti.eiue, "Soutuera Slavery ." Not a -.r-;.i hile afterward Oeti eral Uraut. then President, literally ordered the Senate to depose Stunner a;i chain. laii of the Committee on r'ui ciM KelatHius. and Uevels voteii as Giant ordered. Some days after ward Sumner met Senator Vickers. of Maryland, ami asked hit.i if the negro, as a race, was devoid of grati tude. Yiekers answered. "Not entire ly; hut to compensate for any defect' in that respect, the negro as a race is also without malice, and they tor- I woman's trouble came to them. inl.Rel an injury as reauny as inev toi-ei the iudti' was easilv nrevailed on to a favor. hasten to ,Yw York and to do all pos sible m a:; I male the punishment vis ited upon the accused. His mission failed, howe'.er. and the woman a Sv'iiiinced to two tears at hard labor in Stute Prison. The incident has been widely com mented upon and some supiise ex press, d that that ncnua jnrst should play the part he did in the incident. At the Sou th the surprise Horn in North Carolina. Uevels was educated in the North, where he lived, and mote or less prominently tisuivd. for years before the war. Jerry Haralson was the most pic turesue of all our nesro solons. He was a iiuv.iber of the Forty-fourth Oonyress. and had an extravagant admiration for Trotector Knott. chairman of the Mouse jiuiiciaij . would liuxe come if the jmlne had Committee, khoii numoieu ii.iu. 1 1 Tailed to so to New Yoik and make j it was no uncommon thins for tne II nt Knoll s hoarding U II'U UtC 1MU ldlllli,i Prnaiv, 1 i nii. - - is not ai all extravaaant to say that house, take a seat in the kitchen and at i he South dailv prominent white send for Knott. The lat'et. his lace ..icn ami while women make lik.'ja solemn as a clock, thotisti on l.leas in l,ke cases. There is a Kood : vulsed with laupltter to the tips of llowshii. hetweeii the best c asses ot ; Ills lingers ami toes, wouiii mi hoih races at the South that the North dues not understand and is in capable of liuderstandins;. READ THIS earful business or household manager, you do not want to let op-1- I'itios for economical buying pass b. That is not the way of thrifty j : ('. It is not the way to success. ' - nug a peneral store, where a little of evervthina is sold, it enables - Ueep step from counter to counter and make all of your purchases . :: and under one roof. You save time. Z ii laite mummies as we do, enables ns to sell to you in return i . losest martins of profit. d"iemltn.iS entirely on our larire ve!mue r . ; to insure us a livini; balance. READ RIGHT ON V.'u.-n y on vnt jour rold wc.(th r clothii.:: for mcr.. women or chil t' this is the locieal pl.fe to come. Our stock is larse. our btiyitii v.s ilone early before the sharp advance in price, ami wo are therefore .a., 'o make yen very advaut.'Ucous pi ices on any article yoti need. It is r-t ni'i'essary lor us to o into rhapsodies in print over this stock. All V,!t is necessary is to have you see it, note the quality and workmanship. i.- compare the prices with others. We are perfectly satisfied that t'.vse three points will be su'tieien; to convince you. Keep On Reading A peat many people will tell you that this store is the most economical )' t in town to buy groceries, provisions, salt and smoked meats, can T"i and bottled poods, confectionery, etc. In our grocery department you can tin (I practically anythins on earth you desire, and you will find prices a;tcas right down to bedrock. Don'! Stop t .'i! on are inside of this siore. ami don't leave until vou have at least I veil us a trinl order. Any of our customer? will tell you that it is a 1-atter of actual all totiiid economy to trade here. They know, because t :.' have been t radius with us continuously for many years. Will you f,.vo: us with a trial order? It will pay. I C. LEE S Let me relate a story that was toM in congressional circles when I first came to this low n forty years ato. lihmchc K. liruce. a bright mulatto man a veiy handsome man, was a Senator in Conuress from Mississippi. He was one of less than half a dozen Senators who were intimate with Ito-1 kitchen and learnedly discourse vvitn ihe Hon. Jerry on crave matters of state. Jerry was a cornfield negro, and black ns the ace of spades. There is in this town a colored 4'0 ihat is simply out of sight. It h the verv quintessence of caste, and nothing' in Philadelphia, or old Vir ginia, is a marker to it in the way of cxclusiveness. Hy some sort of ridiculositv the Hon. Jerry was invit h n hiii.tiL- civen bv this set and coe Conklini: but he vas frank to i some of the upper rrusi i esemr...... sav that he alwavs fell more at home j presence. Hut they made out to toi oi:' the Democratic side than on the erate him for that occasion only ami j republican siile. L. I J. C. Ulnar, alone of the most aristocratic of th lb-uincial and a greai man. was his 'dames apologized tort he tolerance ot , colleague. him after this fashion: "Mr Haral-, of rtruce came son. you oiiLht to teei iiikiuj " - The former master on to Washington, and. a.ed in years, broken in fortune and in health, was :i .Ty hard lines. Itruce went to President Ha;.es and asked for a place :m (Hie of the department for "a con stituent." It was before the era of ihe t'ivil Service Commission, and tbe Piesub in readily granted the request, lintce l hen went to I.tunar and told him he had designed the place for his old master, hut he knew the oM fellow would never accept it at the hand of his former slave, and tie ...,.! n. he charged to himself aud I Heroine an Al TO ot TKAt Uo. Air. thsii lie leniler it to the old gentleman. CHANU l.amar was lunch affected, and lo lie adtuineti in om i-imr. are the first genlloi.i-in of oor color who ever was received by us." To which the Hon. Jerry responded with this Parthian shaft: 'Madam, my color shows that my mot her was an honester woman than yours:'" Then he was kicked out. Wnshington. October- M. AUTO Tractor School LanierUnivcrsity Co-Educational out his hand to Hruce, ex- holdin claimed: "llrnce, you are a gentleman of the most delicate and retined feeliius. and I a.tu proud to number vou among my friends. I cordially agree to your proposal." The appointment was made out. the old gentleman got the place and held ! it till his death, not a great while Mater: hut he never knew lo whom he I was huh-bied for the preferment. I Col. John H. Hrownlow told tne the storv of another negro Senator, the first of his race to hold a seat in either house of Congress, hi-: name ! beine Hiram K. Uevels. When ho took his seat in the Senate. Sumn"r. ! of Massachusetts, made much of him, Heinz has TUAINKD MK.N" in great demand. Dig posit ton open. He ii; leader a master. Auto and Tractor j Mechanics earn j $..(M to $10,000 Annually We guide vou step by step. You learn to do by doing. Short courses - Terms reasonable. Diplomas con- ferred. Don't delay. Full inlorina- tion free. Send for it "NOW". Kilter Jan. 1st or any time. Write also for j l.nw. Pharmacy, llusiness Courses.. Music. Literary Courses, Kxpresslon and Domestic Science, t These last courses open to women also.) I.ANIF.U IMYIiP.SlTY. Atlanta, (in. Habitual Constipation Cured i in 14 to j i Lays : "lAX-KTW WITH PKPSIN" U a sneeiallv- prepared Syrup Tonic-Laxative for Habitual Constipation. It relieves promptly but .should he taken regularly for 14 to 21 clays to induce regular action. It Stimulates and Regulates. Very Pleasant to Take. 60c per bottle. ON I Seed. Wheat 5 ! i g A large shipment .of the fanioii-. Stonci v.iiiety of seed wheal now on hand, t.ood, fresh, clean iced from the Valley of Viiiiiii;. The Sto:ier vniilty i- the best vvher.t adapted to this MMioti, and we strongly ilie its pun haoe by the runner of I nioti county. 0 1 0 - I hl varieties im. r. i, payne, I'lIVMCIAN AM) We have all varieties. snwmx We have some of Heinz's ntn ... . . Office over Union Drug Co. variety in our variety. Telephone 4-j. Croweirs Variety Store, South Main Street. We HaVC a nn. rkmp FixntmuuK Little Susf&r. DF.XTIST O Office over Waller's OM Store. MODKKX MKTHOOS - fmim.ovi:i. VARIETY y STORE, DR. S. A. ALEXANDER South Main Street. VETERINARIAN j GORDON INSURANCE and The late Dr. Watt Ash- INVESTMENT CO. craft office. INSURANCE EXPERTS Office Phone 113. Res. 53-J Phone 209. THE HENDERSON ROLLER MILLS CO. Monroe, N. C. DELCO-UGHT Th complete Electric Light and Power Plant F.iidorsed by more than 70000 sat isfied users throughput the world. Monroe F.lectrie Serrlre Company, A. L. Helderman. Manager. Farmers & Merchant Hank ItlllldillR. GEORGE C. PRUITT, Physician & Surgeon. OfSce over Union Drug Store Telephon No. 465. The Long, Dark Nights Are With Us Turn night into day by hav ing your home wired and equipped with ' the latest electrical devices. Pay us a call any day We'll tell you how it Is done. Acent ror DEI.CO LIGHTING SYSTEM. MONROE ELECTRIC SERVICE COMPANY. A. Ii. HFLDEUMAX - Proprietor E. Franklin Street. Telephoue No. 471. mm v . W'c are running a bank for the public one that considers only you and your needs. We are not so much concerned over what we think is reasonable and proper as we are over the handling of your affairs to your entire satisfaction. If sound banking practice will permit your every wish will be granted here. NATIONAL 9 Ito the Consumer- I If, after using the en tire contents of can according- to directions, you are not satisfied in every respect, your grocer will refund the money you paid for it. Luzianne must please you. HJZIANNE coffee The Reily -Taylor Cemparry A cr w Orleans OS iwsssssasSk 3d When you have Money you have Friends, Have you ever noticed that when a man is known to have money in the bank he invariably has friends, many friends? Not necessarily because he has mon ey, but because the possession of a banking account is a strong indication of his success in life and suc cessful men are always admired. We invite you to open an account with us today. The Savings, Loan and Trust Co. R. B. Redwine, President. H. B. Cla k. Cashier olil IIP i&$f& Pleasure, Comfort and Satisfaction COME FROM AX ATTRACTIVE 1XTERIOR KEAtTY IX FIRXITIRE DOES NOT NECESSARILY IMPLY THE MOST COSTLY MATERIALS. BI T It VTIIEIt GOO Jl IKiMEXT IX SE LECTION. W E SATISFY THE MOST MM'RIMIXATINii TASTE HERE AT A VERY REASON' ABLE COST. RFsiLTS ARE FOOTIULES ANT YARDSTICKS THAT MEASURE VALI ES. THEY ARE SCALES THAT WEKill MERIT. A PLEASED CUSTOMER IS A PROFITABLE CUSTOMER. WE ARE HERE TO PLEASE YOU. T. P. Dillon & Sons