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THE MOMMlF JOIT.XAU MUIHY. JAM AUY 10. 1820.
ARE SELLING MORE WALL BOARD THAN EVER BEFORE W m 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 JlAKING FRIENDS F. B.ASHCRAFT AT THE OLD STAND l.aleM ll.iptiii Five hundred students ol the I'nl veisity of Norih Cauu.ua w.'.e call sd out Wednesday humiu'U ! TigM a forest tir lhat thf; ! ol o swe!' Battle's Park and lk'iMi-iu eduf ChUiH-l 11.11. Forty or tiny uiim wore sw ,.t clear of underhrii-h v id 1 e. but no damage was don- to t'e cd lene buildings. tt'ilry Narron k Sons. me'vhuU'S and lumber dealers in Johnson r, u- ty went to the wall Wednesday, the failure involving a railroad oi '2 tulles and other interest i;vii;td to be great. The break is 'h- ti..-- iai reverse chronicled in North d'oliiu in two years. . Germany will he couiwIVu o sir-, render in allied military auihonii-s fur trial X persons emit of .n.i.i, fommitted aaUtst the rules of war fare, of this number 3:10 will !. ,U- f inanded by France. ' Arrangements were mailt' for llie tolling of bells in various parts of North Carolina this morning, ao-; oordini: to announcement t.iade by orgauuaiioit diiecior of Hie euforve nient league. This plan was adopted to celebrate the death of John Barley corn, the eighteenth constitutional amendment becoming effective today. Work has marled on the erection of new buildings at Oteen hospital in Asheville. the cost of which will be ;iMi.rtttl. This is a government hos pital for the treatment of tubercular soldiers. Fiuures gathered by Federal cleiks in all section of the country show that I'Mi.nim eople have applied for passport to Cuba. Some hotels in Cuba reunite tourists to pay a high as $l'rt p-r day. The cheaiest rate in any hotel is said lo be $; per day. Asheville cituens have agreed to the operation or the M. Mitchell rail way as a passenger road. $3o,noit stock for the corporation being taken. The previous opposition to this plan was because of the great fire hazard. Kvery precaution against this will be used. North Carolina I niversitv bcs voted to back the president on th ieace treaty. Davidson Wake For-st students also ta.ured ;he mi tigation of the pact n submitted by the President to the -nate. Th North Carolina college were partici pating in a nation Sue referviiliui on l he question. Ten thousand dollars worth of cot ton was burned al Goldsboro Tue day afternoon. Senator John Sharp Williams of Mississippi, in a speech In the senate Tuesday, declared he wa Inclined to agree m it h ltenjamin Franklin, who said the senate of the United Slates was like ihe fif:h wheel of a wagon. The Senator was angry over the dila tory tactics of some of hia contempo raries. Sure Mini. 'Madam." announced the new maid, "your husband is lying uncon scious in the reception hall with a large box beside him and crushing a piece of paper In his hand." "Ah." cried her mistress in ecs tasy, "my new hat has come!" ! SttFSumdl TflneaitiFe ! MON DAY Special Attraction ; B M S U ii a a m a H Sherlock Holmes THE WONDER DOG Possessing the Intelligence of a Human. He Tan Add, Suhstract. Multiply and Divide. Amuses Adults and Delights Children. Sherlock wears a Solid Silver Collar presented to him by the Tress Club of Cleveland. 0.. inscribed to the smartest dog in Ohio. Rozarie Bogiria Accordionist Extraordinary Late of the NEW YORK FOLLIES. No doubt you have heard his won derful playing in your own home on your VICTKOLA. Do not miss this opportunity of SEEING and hearing him in person. ANo a Feature Picture of Exception al Merit "THE MELTING POT" Featuring Walter Whitesides and Valentine Grant. ONE DAY ONLY, MONDAY, JANUARY 19th MATINEE AND NIGHT. Matinee Starts at Three O'clock with "The Melting rot" Night Performances at GtfO and 8::i0 o'clock with Picture. ADMISSION Matinee 25 and 33c; Night 35 and 50c. BE SURE AND BRING THE CHILDREN TO THE MATINEE. Always the Best : THE STRAND : " B 8 MJS The Investment Corporation 5 OFFERS FOR SALE AT ' Ji AUCTION the TOTTEN PLACE WHICH IS LOCATED BETWEEN MONROE AND THE TIN DAL PLACE. GOOD IMPROVEMENTS, GOOD WATER, AND NEAR CHURCH AND SCHOOL. THIS PROPERTY IS NOW BEING SUB DIVIDED INTO SEVERAL TRACTS AND WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE COURT HOUSE DOOR ON Saturday, Jan. 31, 1920 thtl) a Matter Time, Sain Mr. I'lyler. I util the lUMUKKI IsMie l Sold. Three thousand two hundred and fifty dollars of stock in the propose J Monroe cotton warehouse lias been sold by Mr. 1 P. W. I'lyler. the agent, since the last issue of The Journal was published. This brings the total sales to $16,775. Mr. I'lyler waa able to see but few IH-ople durum the past few days on ac count of the weather. II is only a matter of lime, he say?, u uil the Ifin oOi) issue will have been .sub scribed. The following is the list of subscribers: M. L. Ilaker ,110m II. C. Hoce 125 T. . Hoyce . 125 J. E. Broom 1 Smith Brothers 100 M. L. Stalling 100 M. T. Stalling 100 C. K. Helms O. K. Helms 100 C. J. Helms 50 J. K. Thomas 500 Dr. M. r. lllair 200 Hart-ell Brothers 2 0 Smith Medlin 50 I'nited Cash Store 500 K. C. r.riflin 500 J. M. Little 200 U. A. Staten . . J. F. McManus 100 WE INVITE YOU TO GO AND LOOK THIS PROPERTY OVER AND TO ATTEND THE SALE W.tr.Mlnl sF. STtH'K SAI.FS NOW XKAIUVti $0.4KNI MUtKi lor Mel With and Without Self- S Starters $700.00 to $S00.00. J Delivery in 10 days to 2 5 weeks. Previously reported . . Total $13.52C .. I16.T7V KeMii1 of the Conilitloii of the State Bank of Winirate Ml limine, X. at llie t'lowe of lliisinos IHt. :tl. It) 1 11. KESOl'KCKS Loans and Discounts .... $!i:!.nti6.1T Oeiuaud Loans 1,591.35 F. S. Ponds, Liberty Ponds and War Savings Stamps 4.47'i.On Uaukln House 1.113. 54 Furniture and Fixtures .... l.t(Mi.mi Cash in vault mid net amounts due from Hanks, Hankers and Trust Companies .. 34. S2 1.74 Cash Items held over 24 hours 115.00 Also 1917 model Chevro- let Touring Car, one 1919 Ford Touring Car with Self-Startef, one i Ford Touring Car with Self-Starter for $785, i one brand new Ford Se- dan for $1025. R. SAMS, Next to 5 and 10c Store. Total . .n3C.747.So LIAUILITIKS Capital slock paid in $ lu.oon.no Surplus Fund u.ooo.nu I ihIi idcil l'rolils, less current expenses and tuxes paid .. 101.46 Pividends I npaid 5n.00 Deposits subject lo check . 56.561.17 Demand certificates of dep. 61.3!ti6 Cashier's checks tiulstandiiig 641.6a Certified Checks 1.U0O.0O ccrueil Interest due depos itors 296.66 Total $138,747.80 State nf North Carolina. County of fnion. Jan. 14. 1920. I. W. A. Cha- nv r:ishler of I lie above named bank. do solemly swenr that Ihe above state ment Is trite to the best of toy knowl edge and belief. YV. A. C HANKY, Cashier. Correct At lest: 0. M. STEWAKT W. M. PEKRY S. . HINSON. Directors. Subscribed and sworn lo before me, this 1 Ith day of Jan. 1920. II. K. HELMS. Notary Public. lU'iHMt of the Condition of Farmers & Merchants Bank nt Monroe, N. 4'.. Hi llie 4 'lose of ltusli.es ec. ill, HM1. RESOURCES' Loans and Discounts .. $51i,M4u.8i Overdrafts 3, 30a. 14 V. H. and Llebriy Ponds .. 5,100.00 All other Stocks. Ponds and Mori gat-es 19.627.60 Hanking House 25,00(1.110 Furniture and Fixtures ... 7.148.1i Cashing in vault and net amounts dup from Banks, Bankers and Trust Com- uanies 209.40H.00 Cash Items held over 24 hours 977.54 Checks for Clearing 10.037.62 Liberty Bond Account 816.00 Total $798,464.84 LIABILITIES Capita! Slock paid In .... $60,000.00 Surplus Fund 27,600.ou Undivided Proflts 5.779.18 Dividends Unpaid 135.00 Noii-s and Hills Rediscounted . None Bills Payable None Deposits subject to check $46,619.47 Demand certificates of Deposit 151,595.07 Cash4er's Checks Outstand ing 6,523.03 Certified Checks 313.09 Total $798,464.84 state of North Carolina, county ot lion.--1, H. E. Lee. Cashier of Ihe above named Bank, do solemnly wear that the above statement Is true to Ihe best of my knowledge and belief. H. E. LEE, Cashier. Correct Attest: W. B. LOVE. F. G. HENDERSON. GEO. S. l.KE. Directors. Subscribed and sworn lo before me this 15th day of Jan.. 1919. HARGROVE BOWLES. N. P. My commission expires as Notary ublic Feb. 14, 1920. MONROE LOME NO. 244 A jsAh Ail MEETS TONIGHT rinse DF.;nEi-; New ritFSIDEXT WII.SOX i'.(M.4 HIWT MKKTIX4J OF I.F.AIil'K la ("able to' Foreign Cxiiliies Ho K)8 First itlierinj o." Nation .Marks New Km. Assembly of the roua-.'ii ( the league of nations In Paris today will "mark the beginning or a new era in international co-operation and the' .first step towards Ihe idea, concert of 1 nations." President Wilson declared ' in Issuing the call for the iii'vlos. is i provided by Ihe treaty of Verxtilies. "It will bring the league of na:ioi.. into being as a living force, devoted to the task of assisting the peoples of all countries in their desire for 'peace, prosperity and happiucsd." the .cablegram, addressed to Great Hiit , ain. France, lraly. Japan. Beliuu land Suain. said. "Thi Presiili.nl in vl I convinced that its progress will ac 'cord with the noble purpose to which it is dedicated." I President Wilson's message wa transmitted by the slate department I to United States embassies in the J countries named for formal presenta tion to those governments. The national prohibition party will hold its convention at 'Lincoln, Neb., on July $1. Special Notice One cent a word each Insertion. AUTOMOBILES AND HACKS FOR HIRE. Call 227 when in need of either an Automo bile or Buggy Trans fer. Careful Drivers. At Hinson's old stand. ROSS & WILLIAMS. I MOVED Our meat market on Vain, i street, first door below Chinese laundry, and we want your trade. If you are not trading with us, cive us an order and be convinced tha' this is the place lo buy yiit r.-iaK fresh fish and oysters. r!ore 188. V inters A Pate FOR SALE Seven-year old horse D. II. Howie. Indian Trail. STRAYED About 29th December, a while and black spotted female bea- gle hound, about half grown, name I .Cill. IHiinua hull, ttml llfr - oiiii. I i . n .t ... ,f ..... lite Billy Spl ines, N. C. Kruuss, Mineral ' FREE DIRT- To those who will car I ry uway same from .Veiiodis; ! church, or a small charg' for dirt ! delivered. Exerva'ion will oe be gun soon. See minagcr ( the site. : FOR SALE Good four-room cottage and six acres land, one mile up the Charlotte road. Eugene Ashcrafl. NOTICE I have opened a grocery store on Bryan sre.i, .md vi'i rp I preciate your pa' --H 'uiiei j ta Perry. , FOUND Purse and .ou.e money. TI e I owner can get II b;. lent fbiiijj ynd j paying for Ih'.s nd.- -Gilbert Hen- ton, Unlonvllle, N C 'lo-ile J. ' CALL WALTERS PATE when you want a good steak. Phone IKS. ! FOR SALE or exchange for almost j new Ford, a 10 It. p. gasoline en gine, corn and feed mill. F. W. 1 Wallers. .Monroe. Rf. 8. FOR SALE -The Sallie Crook farm. 2 4 miles west of town, on highway railroad runs right through the place. Small house and barn. Beau tiful site for building. This pli' will undoubtedly grow In value and j Is now worth the pi Ice.- Eugene I Ashcrafl. Notice of Sale On Wedensday, the 4th day of February, we will at 11 nVWlc n. m.. at the W. A. Love residence. Unionivlle, nffpf fnr snip n Int nf farminp tools, wapons and machin- VllVt AVa VH V H w O 1 4TJ eix At this sale we expect to dispose of all personal prop- . a a i . & t A i. erty belonging to tne w. a. L.ove esiaie. W. B. & N. P. LOVE. Ex. W. A. Love Will. STRAND THEATRE TUESDAY.