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THE MOVROE JOmXAL. TOITUr. PECFfBFR 19. 1919.
THE MONROE JOURNAL fJ'"',? K? rounded in 1S94 by the present lh r m- he aw his lirsl ner, and publishers. G. M. and R. fniml rrwlfh'i ; ...... v ... VV j flyer, was iviiiK a exhibition in the A. owners T Beasley JOHX lKALKY, Kditor. PuMihImsI Kacli TuMlay ami Friday. with Lutbery. He bad lost hi mechanician a' SuUon. and all exhi- . ; TT bitious iiiiisl vait until he could se- f 1.50 a Year. Invariably la Advance. ;cut, atlo;her ,u tlair he had urg- nr tea nauve aner uaiie in irnu :;un iu, The Journal Building, corner Jefferson and Beasley Streets. but none would undertake so eriloiis an occupation. "One motning." he said, "a young man detached himself from the circle A notice to discontinue The Journal that surrounded me and came up Telephone No. 19. la unnecessary, as we understand that About my height, well put together, ; you do not want the paper when you jeyes frank and loyal, with a perpetual X oo not renew your subscription. 'smile on hi lips, he struck me at once aa H in i 1 wu it n:nY. Kit :iitt:i: l, l1. Another OpMirtuiiity l'a..l I . "ias being honest. I " "You want a asked me. ! " Certainly,' 1 sa mechanician?' he 1. "Are you a Tk . ! . ,. . , 'mechanician?' Through procrastination 1 nion has. -x, probably lost us best o;.ponunii .. kmiw ain lhiM!. a. to eUvt a mau !o Con-. aero,,,. ,.! ?' ress. Two i.uiinhs n-o il v.s known 1 .. . in Monroe th.t iheie was a strong! ...',,, whv do von bother i.'C? likelihood of Mr. Uobi.ison retiring! vm, M.V11K ,0 be fullll?. from the Hoi. e. but it was then, 'JuI a moment. replied. 'The thought there was no necessity for!firs, tj on ever saw a motor - n.iMe m mingiug out a candidate. I .,,..., ..o.m.e.eni - v., ltur vo.i Then, later, when it became general Information that .Mr. I'obtiison was seriously inclined to t; u ti public life, the dislricl v(i to the fact that a feat In Congress might be had to the rian w til ins to , er a I is tie effort, and two counties. Uando'ph and An son, post haste put out candidates in learned it. Why can t I d.i the same? I an not afraid of wotk. You show me a thing once, and I will remember it always. You will never regret il if you take me.' "His reasoning was full of logic. His method was original. I ; land I will say that never have ! tt ? J. A y v Your Xmas Buying Early! Just a Few More Days to Do Your Christmas Shopping, and We Advise Early Buying. Practical Gifts for Every Member of the Family or Friend. 181 the person of Mr Hammer from ihe;a WMrv lU.V(eJ. m,e intelli- former, and Mr. llrocl; from the lat ter. I'nioii comiiy. which probably first possessed the knowledge of the impending vacancy in th district, now finds itself in the predicament of demanding recognition without a can didate offering for the place. Such a condition does not speak well for the political sagacity of the local Demo cratic leaders. No one can reasonably deny fnion county's claim to recognition in the ieventh district, but who can blame Messrs. Hammer and Brock for enter ing the race when they had no assur ance that this county would even put out a man for the office '' Had I'nioii county presented a siroim candidate for Consiress to the rest of the disllict two weeks auo it mklit have been possible that the other conn lies in the ditstvict. yieldiiii: to the logic of our claim, would have remained silent, ii nd Riven our man 'lie riiilu of way to Wasl'ineioii. The damage is a'n.idy done, but we hope it is not irreparable. I'ossi bly, by actintr now. a I'iroi! eounn c:incii!iile could enter 'he race Willi -vin c,l.!:t on hi.- side: !nir ine noldeii opporH.ni; of a lield clear ! himseif, as often d two or three weeks iil'o. may iie tr be ;ir - etii ed i e a 'ii e her lo cal man aiMi a.-pira'ious in enter Conn less. sent and more useiui. .vioieover. -t his boy has hum: his hat in every, count ry in the world. He is not a man; he is an ency lopaedia. He can tell yon what the weather is in a niy-, en season in Japan, in America, or in j France. He observes everything: and, 'once he ha-s noticed it. it is engraved ; ion his memory. His name is Kaoul ; ;i.utbery. and he spent his childhood ' in the vicinity of Bouixes. If I re-, turn with him. von will see what a: i sympathetic character chance has. ; tii row n in my way." Kai-nil l.afbery: In the fear that 'Pourpe would not lake him as a me ichaiiic if he thouuht hint a foreicner. . i I.ulbeiy. w ho spoke French like a na jtive. to'ld him his name was l.afbery. ' LADIES' SILK HOSIERY Mol C(sni;ibte Line cf Silk Hosiery Ever Had. (loiMon Silk Hosiery $1.50, $1.93. $'150, $2.95 MARTEX BATH TOWELS In h'.rge range of patterns, fancy borders, etc., from 25c to $1.50 Other (uhhI Makes from $1.00 to $4.95 Martex Bath Mats. LADIES' KID GLOVES Ir. Suitable Colors for Coat Suit $2.50 ami $2.95 THE HANDKERCHIEF DEPARTMENT IS COMPLETE Martex Bath Towels, set $1.00, $1.50 and $2.00 $1.50 to $6.00 Ladies' Civne-de-Chine Handkerchiefs 2oc up l.iianltnn the i I'niiii '1'lie Yoatii's t'ompaiiion. 1-ev. people luive any idea ol lite eiioriiio.is auiouni ot Miiiinim- that civilians '"ive cal I ed on s.iiiv the Hiiiish army lias oec:,pi.-it the il'iino !and, and el I he eM rao. diiiat meth ods lo which the tieiniatis have re soiled. Ii v.a only b cli.-'.uce that ti.e i'oi bidden 1 1 ;i tilt- was (iiseovered. ('no day a Ueeii scum at one of ihe coii- llll t lie I : -out ;i l lie, i en 1 'i (e el ! '.ou w a! Tie- si'iii i y mi Ul Ladies Silk Handkerchiefs, hundreds to select from 25c to $1.50 FUR NECK PIECES Are very nice for gifts. Large selection $25.00 to $S5.00 BATH ROBES FOR EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY; ALSO SHOES TO MATCH, PRICED FOR LESS. MEN'S SILK HOSE Phoenix Pure Silk Hose, lack, White, Navy, Cordovan, priced Better Grade Silk Hose Men's Lisle and Cotton Hose $1.00 $1.50 10c, 25c, :'.5c, 50c. MEN'S AND BOYS NECKWEAR In best colors, Taupe, Brown and Black. Men's Mercerized Mufflers . Men's Pure Silk Mufflers Men's Silk Ties 50c. 75c, to $1.50 $2.00 to $0.00 50c, 75c, $1.00 up to $:5.00 Kc.iali M;iUes It Hot for M.M.e-boi-els. Mr. V. 1!. Keziah. a I'nioii loni iy man now sojiutrui y ins; in rnlumbiis 'oiiniy as editor of The V!ut v illc New s-Kepoi i it. is making it hot for blockaders in his mrU. of the woods. 3 ,i the last issue of his paper he had the followiiia; to say of the liuht treat-! nient accorded these law breakers in the courts: ) A term of criminal court convenes1 this week. At this writing there ate thirteen; men out under bonds of live hundred j dollars, each, or else in jail uvvaiiiniti trial al this term of court for man-! ufitcturina liquor. Many of them were taken red handed, in every case the evidence is said lo he abundant-' ly sufficient lo insure conviction. ; The law abiding people of Coliim-; bus want to see the end of the Iraf-i fie that is debasins: Ihe voiini; man-j hood of our county. The sheriff, in' arresting these men lias done hts; t ! 1 1 1 posts w oiiia u i i' abi:' 1 1 i s.- Ills 1 iml :i mi' I si a iid 'I . .itsd I in- 'n i.l'uvv the w oei.i'i .e did. -ci he .'oddeil lintel ,i I'd dlsl o l ed ol ! r ledy was due to butler eoiicea'.ed Had 'i'iiai day war on :e v. as II. I' Ul to , a-' uu' i! her w nh l.i- ibat the s.e ii a qnaiii ity of r her cloihiiu. t he stnusjsb rs 22 IV.K )l Mlltl Sluivs i ttne Kec-ui Why We S. 11 it for l.e. Belk Bros. J&f Carolinas' Largest Distributors of RELIABLE .MERCHANDISE. 22 Hiu Ocpaitniciit stoiiH Is On Honsoii Why We Sell It for lies. lieL.ui. fiveiniialh ih" tri't'fie wa. so iiinly ortanied that it en qui" beyond the control of the existing svsteiu, and an inventive brain evolv ed i lie idea of a 'flyins: column" of iiien and loihes and put it off any limner. Alexander Mosely reports that he l.i.heves ihe tl.-as have ubout all tone women searchers to swoop j ji(o wj1(M. ua,iers, as his docs arc! ilnwn iioevnecled v on railway sta tious, to hold up trains bound fur the neutral zone, ami m search svsieni niicallv every man. woman and child, as weli as ali parts of the train it-'lf. In one form a-ht more than four humlred thousand ciarettes and nearly a ton of soap were recovered. Women were discovered carry ing cof fee in specially made corsets and pet ticoats, which consisted of a sack hanuini: down in front, and one at either hip; fur coals, boas, and even dutv and cone lar as the law allows, j ,1,1..,i.w .,n,i ,,i, inie frames were The ending of the mailer rests with s,.,;-f,.d Wi,h cifiaretts. Tins made lo the Judge who pronounces sentences M ,)(. veiitilalors in railwav carri- next week; with the solicitor vvlui ...,, small boxes tacked to the hot brinus out Ihe evidence anainsl the attached Mollis Ol Seats. It lit 'lUm.i accused men and the jury w ho hears j tl) )le ax(1 llll(jer the train and hidden the evidence and decides whether or ( . Ih .,,,..1 i1H ,.ni:ine were discov- not it is sufllcieut to convict. To find a man guilty of niaiiufac- titrinii liquor and then to lax him with only a umall fine is to approach utartlinply close to bribery. The profits from their business are such fhat a little line is little more than a lax and the next day after he pays it he can make a run for about fnoiich money to pay the fine and to recompense him for the lime he lost In attendance at court. The av erape moonshiner does not cive a ran for being arrested if lie knows he is to eel off lisrht. ered. Two ingenious meihods adopted after dark were lo place parcels wrapped in black paper on the top of l rains and Iraiucars and lo liaitp packages from the compartment doors on ihe side a way from the plat form, l-'.veu the false bottom of the hag that a nurse carried contained one thousand cigarettes. A subaltern in charge of a search ing partv that boarded an oulward- novv resting belter. A pretty snow scene was put on at ihe sleigh'l-oMiand show al ihe Wilu 1'ose school house last night. Several lame lakes of the snow fell into Zero Peek's coal collar and went down his back. He says it was not a bit cold but ii caused several of the specta tors to shiver. Silt Sims has nailed up an old zinc wash tub in his stable for a mule i rough, lie says his mule eats one or Ivvu wood troughs every wittier and he will ity him on this liielal feed pan this winter. Miss Petunia Helcher is trying to "make up" with Yam Harlow. Vain claims to know what is the matter and will let her try till alter I'hrist mas and if she still seems to be in the notion he w ill consider her over lures. Yam says he has a little more seiwe cverv vear along some lines. Hub Smothers, the Hogville grocer, savs the fuel administrator's order is prettv hard on his business, as he was Just barely getting by when they would let him sell all day. Sile Sims was seen looking al the Christmas presents in a show win dow at Piimpkinville a tew nays ag $1.25 TO $4.00 $3.50 TO $6.00 bound Spa-llerlm express train one Widow of the Hear Ol I . ... . . .... ,, i,i m ; r o I'll lieiglliioi noon nun r ' c;-i nnw I How l.ufbery I .earned to Kl v At seventeen years of age Kaoul Lofbery, who afterwards became one of the most famous of American avia tors, ran away from his father's home in Wallingford, Connecticut, and set off by himself to see the world. He nent three years wandering among the cities of France, the home of his maternal ancestors, working at any Job he could find to get his funds to carry him to the next haven of his de al re. From Marseilles, says Mr. Laurence La T. Driggs in Hemes of Aviation, h sailed for Algiers. Thence he went to Tunis, to Kgypt. through the Balkan States to Germany, thence to South America; and finally, afler three years' absence from home, he returned, in 1!I06. to Wallingford. After a vear at home Lufbery again net out. This time he enlisted in our regular army. He served two years in the Philippines, where he won all the prizes for shooting. He was the best marksman in his regiment. Quitting the arm v. he ran through Janan and China. Then he went to India. Here he found employment as ticket collector In the railway station at Bombav. One dav a tall native presented himself before the ticket taker. "Tin you want a ticket?" askei Lufbery. "Say 'sir' when you speak to me," replied the Indlen. Lufbery, with ready decision, cat'ght the native hv the small of the tick and deposited hint outside the tat ion. A few moments later he was mmmoned before the authorities and in the course of the brief interview that followed learned that he had as rsttlled the richest nd most power-f'-t merchant of Bombay. Leatring Bombay, Lufbery found night happened to notice a pieci soap protruding from uiiiiet neai 11 . m . i, is , thought cushion. On pulling Hie ciisnion ne , V(1nlal.jlv buv one. I The Postmaster notes the only. reduced since the war is post whole of it came away. nisciosniK i sna and numberless coils of elastic. basket balls holler skates volley balls pi art of the train the of-1 "linl In another licer sa w cloihes whom lie at once recognized as a man who had passed tiirougn about three weeks before in Ihe garb of a Ilussian officer. His suspicions were aroused and the man was searched : on him were found receipts for the elastic, which had been pur chased In Saaibriirken for eighty-five thousand marks, and a letter from a Ilerlin renuesting him to He has always regarded ii German dressed m civilian . , f ,imiry. i THE IXNOCKNT BYSTANOKK. " I Standing around on the slices isiB 'one of the most dangerous occupa-jB ! tinns a man can follow. It may not i ,, un ai first elance but it Is true. The police look upon the bystander I with grave suspicion. If a brick falls i f..i n hiBh building, the bystander i. oiunv. there to prevent It from FOOT BALLS BICYCLES BOXING GLOVES $3.00 TO $13.50 inlo the eountrv. the smuggler did loitrney that day. doing any damage to the sikewalk ieisuio innocent t l,nll smuggle nve itiousano pans .-, ".., Ihat so many persons Nepdless to mv,'1""'"".. ., i...,..i ,m,r , ,:if..iw ihis occupation, yet not continue n ''M(ffl a.p bpromln(f more mi nieroiis each year. A Bit of a Facer A mail, says The graph comnlained of the conduct of his son. He related to a friend all the young man's escapades. "You should speak to him with firmness and recall him to his duty," said the friend. Ttn.ie will he a box supper at Mid- Weekly Tele-1 ,ay BChn0 in ufotd township Sat urday night. Dec. SUtll. I ne ,noeeeu will go to the school Improvement fund. i There will be a box supper at Mt. Piosnecl traded school house next "1 have of course: but he pays not i Thursday evening. Dec. 25. The pro die least attention to what 1 say. He j rPe,ig E0 l0 the benefit of the schot l. listens only to the advice 01 ioois, i TnP ,,nr));r s cordially Invited. wish you wot'.ui talK to nun. Hogville Local News. SPECIAL for SATURDAY only, ALAGA Brand Syrup. Ilogvine, Dec. lit. uape aiisom ... q i.tirL.f T1L. says its amusing to him to hear what Hs Merit IS V hat ICllS, at nice fellows they ate when they are , 1 g cen(g a Can, One Can to the first, mentioned for certain offices and j then watch developments and see , CilMUnU'l . what lousy hounds their opponents make of them Just before election day. Zero Peck viewed with alarm the headlines in the newspapers that "Clothing Will Be Higher Next Sprin?." Zero has been putting off buving for a long time and he does not see how he can continue to wear $5.50 TO $7.50 A CINIMN J $5.50 TO $7.50 CROWELIS VARIETY STORE, f Monroe Hardware Co. RETAIL DE PARTMEXT. South Main Street.