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Tin: momsoi" joiuxai.. ti i:snv. jamaky . 1920.
fft r.ilE SELLING MORE WALL BOARD THAN EVER BEFORE WHY? It makes a prettier ceiling Is cheaper than wood Easier ap plied and done quicker Takes less paint Lasts just as long "Nuf ced; ask us about it. STILL MAKING FRIENDS F. .B.ASHCRAFT AT THE OLD STAND i We Can Brighten Your Home unit aiiJ considerably to it comtort and airacl;eiiess by the use of prop er lighting. We hae just received a shipment of teauiifiil I1I5TI.I.K I.AMIN. which were ordered for Holiday trade. On account of their late arrival these !.u.i;s will be sacrificed at almost one-half theiractn.il value. If jou will step into our stre we v i be glad to show you lhee lamps lighted. M. C. Howie, Electrical Contractor. YOUR GROCERIES You UKiy not I"' particular about dress or style but cannot afford nt to W particular about the ti-.inss you cat. In tin' first place you want the tr.iius you cat clean ;ik1 fresh. Yc have a clean. r:vh and new stuck of fancy and heavy rccries. Next you want variety. Man is so eoiistituted that he cannot live u one kind of food. We have the greatest variety and our stock is as complete as will he found auvwlicrc. SOAP We are ,u'in; to have a special sale of Octagon Soap Friday, January Mil. Thirteen cakes for This price is for that day only. MONROE UNION MERCANTILE COMPANY J. F. CARTER, Manager. JOFFRE HOTEL BLDG. W. FRANKLIN ST 482 " PHONES 486 V "Vi . tu'ttA 111 fcr f 1 uir mm WW - : 7KU We wish you a most Happy and Prosperous New Year Your;Mnl Will and Fin Spirit of Co-operation has resulted In an enlarged ability cud willingness for service on Ihe part of Ihls store. Here I" to Hie licafMi pf each rtieiid and patron of our store: may our relations grow closer. our place in ur grocery purchasing become larger, is the wish that accompanies this New Venn Riveting, i QUALITY ' ECONOMY SERVICE ? PHONE ol 255 THE QUALITY GROCERS .FANCY C. STAPH GHOCtRliS IM4W sr. SOCIAL M.iislivillc l.uj Holiday JvaMiu. M jrsli. ille, Juu. 5. The o'.lege Ikijs and girls reluctantly abstain. ted the Kuiely of Ihe past two weeks and j MAJOK i;iM)KN TKIiUTK TO Ol II FAIJ.F.X lF.AD j The attractive home f Mrs. J. K. ; Laney u the s.'cue Friday evening ol an iii'eiesiuu gathering. Ihe occa sion n : u surprise dinner si veil ill .......... ..t" . I . I ..... l.i-tl..l-i. '. , , . , , ... , sum which probaMv bciok.-:is a pros .the brothers and MMers and other . ..... ... retimed to lhe:r resicctive dutlcj this week. The merchants are all ' i!.imi..!i lukini: (link and most of ihci.i are w taring a pleasant cpre- iein!'i I ihe iuii'.iei:?!e family I Wi re present and the hours paused only too r.1 1 idly with reminiscences fc.iil days. .Mr. l.ane.i is the third !so,i ol the tale Al.x A. Lmey and IMis. M.u Kliz.ib-ih Lauey. there be , mii l lve i !uli'.iiii in I lie fatnilj. ten of whom attained their majority. Mr. ' Frank Laney 's home now stand on the pardon spot of the old homestead I where he was liotn in biii. Those in jxited to t'ie d. nner parly were: I Mr. mid Mrs. George S. Lee and son. j Archie Laney l.'c of St Louis, Mr. 'and Mm. 0. IV Laney. Mr. and Mrs. I ("has. V. Aysrue. Mrs. H. II. Laney. , Mm. I.iira Lvans. Mrs. Vircinia L. Pa Uis, Miss Isatielle Laney of Charlotte. I Mr. and Mrs. Heuih Lee. Messrs. K. ;.. Francis and Alex Laney and Miss Mary Oeane Laney. perous year al au cud and Ihe out look for another good one not bad. Nearly evi ry one seems heller of their bad colds and indigestion incident to Christina-; tcai-tni and frolickiuc; so on Ihe v. hole we believe every thiliK has about toiton down to normal limes ai:aiu after spinnliiiR ihe festive M-ason on its way. Aiuon?; the social affairs of last week was a watch nij:hi parly fivn by Miss Mable Lous on New Year'u eve. Miss lieruii'ce I'hifer a.ain en loriaiuetl the joliim people on Friday eveniii)!. Haneini: was the feature or both events which insured the pleas ere of the pilosis. Prof. II. L. sers has been quite sick with grippe lor several days. Mrs. II. C. Cun nincham and children are the guests of Mrs. Cunningham's sisler. Mrs. J. in. ISailey. Mr. V. G. McBrlde and Mr. K. L. Davis and danshter of amilv h"ve ""l" ,hoir '"".JJ' n,H ky Mount spent Saturday and Llame Har ns of Polk on iih Mr. and Mrs. John Ful- f 1 .": V., " :; " o. '. .: . , Ma!thow relumed lo her home Sat- Mr. T. Jeff Little of I nionville hag ' 'lay after spendhig severs day. with K U. ...... f ,1... I....ur 1 n.rhv " MSiei, .M IB. H. 1.. UIIIUI1. HO. SiMiday w enwider, M M u i -rna.i. win- wv ii , . .... iiu r r I ilia vr-imi. .ending the holidays with her l- !f 8 T , 11 a ,0 ,e -Comrad of the American rents. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Stack, re- m 1 ,,r' ' h.f . , gion. we are here io.,ih. and an farm in north Hichniond county. Mr. Little and his family will leave for their new home Wednesday. Miss Maude stalling has returned home alter a visit to Cheraw. Miss Lillian Stack, who has been s rents turned last niuht lo Washington. where she holds a ciil service position. The Wesley an l'liiiai li'a class of Central Methodist church will meet with Mrs. Kugene Ashciaft Tuesday evening in i :.('. Mi. C. W. Siuiih has returned to illiiis after a pleasant visit to Con- i'ord. Mioses Until and Pattie Sue Free .. . . . . i i .. t.ian ol ttnimci reiuriu'ii uuiur u.day after spending a few days wutu rclath es here. Mrs. F. II Wolfe is in Charlotte with hei Mster, Miss Hetilali frice. who is undergoing hospital treatment. Mrs. Thomas II. Allen of Green wood. S. C. Is visiting her sister, Mrs. V. J. Ilollaway. Misses Guerard Stack and May fleasley entertained a few friends at a dinner party last evening at fhe home of Miss Beasley the honorees being Misses Kuth Moore and Ssther Sut tie of Shelby. Other guests pres ent were Messrs. John Douglas, More- head Slack, Dewey Kncllsh, Harry co ble. Mr. and 'Mrs. G. II. Caldwell. Mr. W. F. Hetilon. Jr., and little daughter of Cheraw, Mr. mm .Mrs. Herman P.enton of Abbeville sim-hi last week with Mr. and Mrs. . f. Ileiilon. and Mrs. Seymore Taylor were in town one day last week greeting their many friends. This was Mrs. Taylor's first visit here since moving to Mor ven. Mr. James Morgan, who was carried to Presbyterian hospital at Charlotte last Wednesday for an op eration. Is doing well since under- ' .''- . '--! (((':; ) I s S vsi' -v '."' v'v s W-' in Marshville did not have a deal h from drinking poison whiskey, but that is not saying there was no whH key drunk here. There was, if :bcre is any truth in the saying, "your nose knows." Fortunately, however, 'h-re was no rowdy conduct on the sttoeis' that has been heard of, which tvr-! tainly breaks the precedent. We are glad to announce that the: street lights of our city are once more In good working order. Doubt-' less the rewatks that were being hurled hi their general direction oy ! Ihe citizens stirred them to actio:i. Or perhays they were merely wnilln J. for ihe moon to shine again so they would have company. Mr. and Mrs. Benson Marsh moved Saturday to their farm in the Gilboa 1 section. Mr. Marsh has been with the Maish-Bownian Company for sev The following tribute to the Amer ican dead, who lie in France, in this country, and at the bottom of the Atlantic, was given by Major Hugh Hinde at the American Legion Ban quet, which was held al the Joflre Hotel Friday evening: l- (iii nd us Is every sign of joyous festivity i that il is possible to have al this our tlrsl reu i on of the New Year, i "Hut no matter what joyous occa sion we may attend, or what festivi ties we may have, at no lime does the They died as victors, having carved their names on the deathless pages or history in letters of flaming fire. "All nations have their ranks of knighthood, their crosses and their decorations, but who will dare to de ny that the wooden cross that marks the soldier's grave is not the greatest murk of chivalry that's known to nun. "We, their comrades, as we pledge Iheir memories tonight, pledge our selves that the charier of liberty they have gained for the whole ... i ...in i . .. ... t.....i t .. .i true member of our Legion for one I " ""umuhicu .., ... moment forget that these festivities : ,1"- children after lis. mis., lied and were made possible lo us hv the su- nwnihejl full a:id uucurtailed down pre.ne sacrifice of those of our com- lhe corridor of lime, fades who have gone over "lo rest mi-' "Coiuiad. s. let us drink, standing der the shade of Ihe trees'." and in silence, with bowed heads, "Some sleep beside their comrades while 'Tups' are sounded, to the ineiu iinder the wooden cross in far oiT ory tf the Fallen Brave." lands, over some the ocean sinws her ceaseless dirge, and some rest In the nearer churchyards among their kith and kin at home. Their glory Is undying and everlasting, I heir mem ories Immortal. They served the Hag. for it fell gloriously, and now .. v "i"l'ii; " ..... ,,. i. .hude. A erul years. The town regrets to lose ,i ... .i,.. .,... I'Mlllll. Illlli. Minim., i.. in' ii . these good people. Mr. W. G. Ilea run spent the week end In Bishopville, S. C. j is the wonder of the known world. To thore who resl in Flanders fields. Or 'ueath the Popples lie; And those who left us here at home To join ihe ranks on High. Whether they fell In camp or field, On ocean waves or shore, All glory to our Fallen now- - Yes, and foever more. Hugh Hinde. Miss Lillian Cole of Waynesville arrived yesterday to assume her du ties as Home Demonstration Ageni rr ihl niiiniv. The past year she terved in this en parity in Montgom ery county and Is most efficient and capalilc. . - Miss Janie Sanders has resigned her position In the Fltvt .National Bark to accept work In the Ilegister of Deeds of (ice. Miss Lucile Ma ran ha, taken Miss Sanders place in tne bank. Mi- mid Mis. Fred West, who have been living In Nashville. Tenn.. for a number of months, have returned 10 Monroe and expect to make their home here. Mr. Furiiian Maness of Elberton, Gsi.. is the guest or tils parent, wr. and Mrs. T. V. Maness. Mr. . F.. Stewart has resigned a cashier of Ihe Bank of Hemlet and has been appointed deputy clerk of Superior court to succeed Mr. .?. H. Price. Mr. Stewart has been in Ham let and his many friends are glad that he has derided to return. Miss Eleanor Beasley and Mr. ! George Frederick of Wilmington were . . c A.-ai.ln? a fhn i married -hmii..ii' -.rin..-i Ihnnie of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Beaslev. Hev. John A. ' Wrav performed the ceremony, fol- lowine w on ii in'- ." for Wilmington, their future home. The Camp Fi'c Oil's entertained at n lo.tp year pn-tv last Flldiiv evening I Each girl Invl'ed a bnv una esrorieu 'him lo the club room In the ritv hall 'which was attractively decorated w-ith ! poliiseltas. Chiif'ins bells and ce dars. After a (Micioiis salad course I was served th o"tig people repair ed in (he Strand Theatre. .Miss Sa rah Welsh w.n chnp"i(ne for the oc-1 rasion. - Mrs. J. E. Clnrv of Atlanta has ar ! rived for an e ten-led visit lo her ! mother, Mrs. C. W. Burner. Cut Flowers Floral designs, wedding boquets. A and flow ers of all kinds. X rrices reasonable. j X We make shipments to Waxhaw, A Marshville, Wlngate and other I ? nearby towns. CODF. MOlMiAX At I'nlon IriiK Co. Phone 221. DELCO-LIGHT Tli conpbt Electric Light and Powar PUnt Endorsed by more than 70000 sat isfied users throughout the world. Monroe Fleet rlc Service Company, A. L. Heldermnn, Manager. Wanted It lllght. Nancy was saying her prayers. "And. please, God." she petitioned, "make Boston the capital of Ver mont." "Why Nancy!" exclaimed her shocked mother. "What made you Bay that?" " "Cause I made il that way on my examination papers to-day and I want it to be right." "Who live In that big house on the runic ;. Dennis?" "The widdv O'Malley, sor, only she is dead."" "Indeed. 'When did she die?" "If she had lived next Sund.-vy, sor, she would have been dead a year." " ..................... . ...... I .. . .... . ... .. ...... ...... -::-::-M-xX":c-::- The MiHlcm Answer. ' Two snull chaps were boasting "What was Noah supiw-d to be; about their relatives loing while the animals wer? passing; "Aly father." said one, has a into the Ark?" asked th Sunday wooden leg." school tei-cher 1 """' ,h , !hpr' Takln' ticke.s." promptly replied, nothing at all. .My sister has a cedar one Joiing feliow. , chest." Moiiiiw Market Itowden - -1H Short cotton 39 4 Cotton seed $112 W Hens 75 to SO Young chickens 40 to Butter 35 to 40 Hams 30 to 35 Beeswat Eggs 0 Irish potatoes 11.50 Sweet potatoes $1.25 Vn..l 40 3 Farms For Sale Apply to N. C. English Monroe, N. C. 52 1-3 Acres At Union Grove, about nine or ten miles north of Monroe. Extra good com munity church, school etc. House, barn, water, timber and good land. Price per Acre $50.00 119 Acres On public road between Marshville and Pageland. Two tenant houses, barns, plenty of wood and good community. About one mile north of Walter's Store and known as Burnt House place. Price per Acre $33.00 75 Acres Four and one-fifth miles north of Marshville, on main highway, between Marshville and Olive Branch. Land lies well almost level. Lots of old field tim ber. No buildings.' Price per Acre $43.00 Tnrh. 30 AAAAAA.XW Rabblti i ...... 2" J$5"M t