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A i V 1 i M I 4 '-'4 i Iff i ;1 " Jf '3 J 1 4 nc.r. Fori? THE MOXROE JOURNAL, Tt En AY, JANUARY 17. IS 2?. nr.nT PACES THE MONROE JOURNAL ! r.iaJe a so!e rel.ar.ee on cotton a dan- TIT? HT7I T K NVPVfi ! U-itLttLtlt 1I 444o444 gereus matter. most farmers are ! 1 111 DLL 1 A il LllUU J j7W"9"W""8 -4W Fmiiulnl ISO I he the nrtwnt ou iters. 1 G. M. IWiIey ami IC F. IW-aMej. C. M. BF I.KV. JOHN ISLAM. Y. BusJiie" Mar. Filiioi thirking seriously of what must be j substituted. Thoy will possibly find j that wheat will be largely necessary. Therefore, '.ho fait that whezt w.s The M:crphe of TrcilWo Does not ' ' IS SOME WONDER'I srasciaiTiox hate One Year S2 TTESUAY. JAM AKV 17. 1922 VX ION'S CANIHUATE FO! JIUC.E The sketch of .Mr. A. M. Stack by Mr. John C. Sikes published in this o,.ce grown :-o profitably in this sec tion, w il nrgt:e that it ran be i'o:;e again now tha: there n a ntve-s.'.y Grow in Him and He is Past Finding Out Y7 TW EE .OXi it. Many fa-mors ill have- STOMACH LIKE ACCORDION tJ loam how fto.'l the jump. Th;it 1 is where the ue.tkh of information; ti K- hail on the subvt comes in. M,oe whe:.t is now in the ground If You Value Safely Vmi B.-tter Stay O.T the Streets of .Mississippi Tuns on Saturday i SPECIAL nan. r .'ts f.irth in a irrHi..:e wcv jj' l ftj t; It'll' u: irui:i ji-.n.", ami iii.m 1:1- si,; ers Have sta i til t".e su'ct well r SALI the essential fae:s in the hi county's c-.nddate f ir the ju ! of this d.str.ct. Mr. S:u well known at home to v. up :s too riich Introduction but this story of h's life will te read with interest ever, by h's intimate friends, for it is hard work a:ul achieven-e county voters, both nit n t.;i ! v. :i, will suppo't Mr. Stack cnthusiatically in the primary next June, for they recv'iizc r.ot only the fact that this county is en'it'.od to the honor t-f having the resident judge this time in Mr. in this county than at any time be-' The colored man down in Miss s- YC sippi and thore-ubouts is fearfully ma: tv mere ii! do so. It is bi-'ieve 1 1 i Wonderful made ami h:s ways 1$ bv those who are en;i ctent to ;.' a P" ,1!uiin 'it' wtoU to $ i.-ess an 01 inlon that v.-.n-r. thev .'.olriter in Memphis I'aper. This f sf.iily the siibv.i and carry rv (if pr ictical experience what the' 1 : I". wheat will iitain become !ie i f n.ost hhaWi' a'to U. crops. OF that but the further fact Stack thev rresent a can.lulato f.iMv able to measure up with the niches', requirements of the position, one who is endowed with the virtue of cood common sense and qualitiod by study and evperier.ee to preside with fair ness, dignity, and usefulness over tri bunals where the person, the char acter and the property of people are at stake. While Mr. Stack has all the requirements of knowlod-.ro and experience in the law and the prac tice, he has not confined his intccst solely to the dry aspect of the law. but has kept in touch w-'th many phases and interests of ! t'e whereby he has strengthened hi knowlodce and broadened his synipa.hies. THE MA(;il OF A W Kl UEM.Y The News and Observer says that it is si-y not t use th. word bliy. cortendii-.c that it is the best of re spectable English u-ed in the Bi'o'.e and by Shakespere. And IV. lieorte V. Lay. f.irmi-ly president of St. j it may Mary's School for K'l'b. say that Dr. S. Wier Mitchell once refused to lake five hundred dollars from a magazine for an article bivaite the publishers wished to substitute the word stomach whe.-e he used the Word billy. As our dictionary does not put a ban upon the word we pro pose to recent the views of the New? an ! Obcrwr and l'r. Ley ami use the word billy when we me:'!i belly, and ret the words st omieh or ahdo-:::oa--!rot even wi.h the accent on the writer says that a M ss ssippi nero .an lie down bene.uh the scorchm-; ;-as of a no. n-lay sun and sleep the sleep of the seven sleepers of old without sutTcrir.c any evil etfeets from I it w'ra'ver; i-r he can wea.Lcr the LINED I fiercest winter pale, c!ai only in an air of cotton overalls and a blue jumper. He can nlso wear an over cat to a 1-ouuh of July celebration, or a pair of linen pants and nn alpaca coat to a i'hristmas tree and be per fectly comfortable. And. strange as seem Ladies and C Collars Het$ DAY anybody's clothes will tit him and look nice on hint. There is nothing else like him under the sun. He sees all th'n.s. hears all thincs, believes all thnrs and has im plicit faith in everythinc he sees or hears and stands ready at all times to step aboard of anything that comes alone, fro ma younjr mule to a ilyinc machine. "Wireless telocraphy is nothinc new to him; he has u-ed it for apes; .very nopro's mouth is a transmitter and every ear a receiver. If any- i' happens on a every ii-;rro for LINES e several te..-e' her their same 'i the v in n are woukini; on i;k;iit It was a tine sipht to s, e concrepations vvorshipp'nc t. in Mo"roe Sjnilay ti'pht ;.:t pastors all sittinp in the roftruni. This is in keepir.p w spirit of the time, wht.j u spi'-it an.! co-operation in act1 trl.'t'.,' li-.v td:t.-e of disc.rd and pur poseless etfor.. The ch.u,ehes !' Monroe i. re pettinp in position t exert a cmb:ned and powerful i:-.-tlue:;ee upon the life of the t wn. This union is as sipnilie.int as is the survey which was becun yester day to ascertain the church reh.'.ion ship of every inhabitant of the town. There has been preat coinplaint from tirr.e to time all over the corntry that the churches tended t o nrr.-h to narrow tl.eir influence and i o;:tr,u-t their helpfulness by ::hiira'vinp from the world rather than poinp out into it and tindinp where hel- wr.s neod"d. Tow.-i at Marshvillo, too. they are takinp on the same spin:. . ill be seen by an article in this o.-;:vr. There thoy are pkwnm.r to have a great meotitv.'; soon v i'li a I! pt'-. a Presbyterian and a ?dotlmiist min ister, all natives of this county wh.o have achieved ropu'aiions elsewhere, to hold it jointly. Such a ntoetin p would be a preat thinp. Christianity is the on,' preat re ligion i f the wor! 1 tha! a; :c-'!s to all people nt all tinii's, and the mar. who thinks that his panica'ar de nomination is as tip as Christianity has r. pretty poor idea of that won derful pospel which Dr. C'urney had in mind Sunday nipht when he ex claimed "I preach a pospe! that saves the unlit" which is all of us. r.d sv liable -do. S rrceh for that. : thit'.p of imoortr.t Put we find it! the same dictionary I piai-.tata-n ton.pht that the word "bi-llyful" is vulpar. I for y ni-'us around wiil know it by ar ' therefore drop it rpkt n-'W. Put morninp. .t.riti we look into that wonderful' Saturday His Own Day i.it.nt.tv a r.d are :r .rded a '".cans "Saturday is his special day by eus . ... .. , ., Mom and common consent, and if you .! pe.i.up over a d .tte-.i .y. f, r tae-e-j )au. ,iny lsjn,.s , attl.ml to in a .:i h..!i.'- pt io is ip.ii'e' as v.:. k.r.p ,j, t;l to.n on Satunlay, attend to it :ie of hi charai .ers s..y: "in fair : early and pet off the streets before r.und belh w 'il p.od etlr-on i red." ; .v,u' -ot ,u!n- A, m-'r" vaniiot see , , " ... , ; , . i vou Saturday unless you owe him .n.l so v.e are pcrmuto'l to s"eau o : , i :f ; ., ; l-. ... llcofivcd for this Sale 50 Dozen Ladies' Collars, Cuff Sets, Vests and Brambley Collars, Priced at ONE-HALF FOR THURSDAY COLLARS PRICED IX TWO BIG LOTS- QUO 7 5c ii i.lfd neliy, th capi ti, Irih iar Is, or mere '.!''. Tl.e inly well lit:, the Wonders of a whet! e- it be listed stew , hep .-a 1 and i ly a ehot.p bowl of eotiditvri is r at it 1 that the lininc be h. It i i,ui'e well-known t'ia' before -.v.nr.en were put on a lepai parity wi-h men ti e safest an I bet way that tltiy had of eon' ro'linp men wtis 'v t'eed.Itp th. brtit.-S. V'f t.'.k-' this to show that w hen nv-n's stomaeb . it-es --a'e veii i.m-t taey arr in an accident policy loost tractable a'td i lea.- nit and hone- i treets Saturday. ful mood. Circumstances ami pre-; script ions '.h'ch nupht othervi.s- seer.i! pttliittp ti:- then sooltte I a.vtty atal i ! i','"ii'i' utm til. i be- a tttrti i i' i".- - n tiro.!, do 1 peri'e.ti and i.nrttp, ;.- an I iu s 10-. -r ' nail e t le-t-i.nt r.n he K imc v soniethin.' he is liable to step on you, sit downs n you. or back you up apainst a! brick wail and smother you to death. j He does it t usually do these thincs.' or any of them, thrmich any evil. atid desipn, as many sometimes suppose.. but he s mply cannot help it if you: itet in his way. for he is busy and. cannot look out for you. Saturday i is hts 'rashions' and news exehar.pet day. and in addition to having ai'n tliose thincs on Itts mind, no lias t;; .hake hards n town and he meets. You had better take out tire ill- ii-,. t nil' ttw, Extra Special in All Ladies' Corsets Including the Well Known lines of Warner ISros. and W. Ii. Cor sets. Priced in tour different lots $1.00 -$1.48 -$2.50 -$2,95 THE BIG ANNUAL WHITE SALE CONTINUES THROUGH SATURDAY BELK BROS. with every other nepro , t2&t2Z hup every nepro woman as tta- h t'.dv el sity i : op' ir.ii It hti be. i drink . "feet in. Mir nteti 'iue rie't wo t " tttree di'iitK Mi':iti. etrtillv tlit.n r.i"s id.ev. ast lii.at " Mini t. mt.itv STANLY WHEAT In the old days before the farmers of Stanly county had access to rail roads and commercial fertilizers they were preat wheat growers. A clip ping published elsewhere shows that a Stanly county farmer once w.m a world's prize on wheat sent to tha Paris exposition. We don't know what the farmers of our neighboring county are now doing in the matter of wheat growing, but it would be eafe to gtuss that thero is not suffici ent interest in it there now to stimu late a farmer to even think nf -end-in? a sample of wheat to a fair. While there has doubtless been some change in climatic con litions ' ) le-t-ot flown an 'tr ar a thin ti n '.td in titties i : ttt'os it.e! th t; a r:.- ti. Iti fae Ittt' e he. n l.tiiwn to bo iittr.ii iLatc'y tr-in imbibing Cat tin Yr late ns wealth may n t i. nper be pt-oiiueed ill this v.. iv. and h f.e long it is pos.sille that it may not e. i n be done illegally. And since women no longer need t cajole nveti. having the right to pir. the law on them now in one way or another, they will possibly cease thinking it niecssary to feed the? 1 rutes. And here we have a pretty mess. It looks like men arc failing upen evil days. No drink to become rich on and n th- iep wan wn.rn 10 ma.te a "ta;r round i "The st.-mdard 'rashions' for a ne gro is a peck of corniueal, two pounds of sugar, one pound of colfee, three , pounds of salt meat mid one gallon i of biiu k m- lasses a week, but he can i consume all of this nt one shting if , necessary, or if he is working for : you and hoar !,ng himself ho can live ; t week on three soda crackers, a Lix of sttrd.n. s and live ce.i's' worth 1 of ehe.se. In other Words, his stoni : .e'l is built on the same general plan , o! an old-ltishioned accordion, and ei her ei n tracts or exnands aecord ! ii.g to the re-;, tire brought to bear : upon it. j Mixed Two Prescript ions. I "lie is idmost intnuuvj to tie.irty all j rinds of toix.ns. an-.l can swallow I the inot deadly drugs with impunity, j I icn-entl er of having a negro work I ing for mo one time who was hav- ing chills and was sutTtfering with i severe backaches, I got him a bottle ot chill tonic to take and a bottle Sunday clothes of the white clerks of the town, and after wearing thim himself every night during the week, he pets up Saturday morning and treats them to a gasoline bath, flat tens them out with a red-hut iron and rushes them home to their own ers, so that they may wear them Sun day; ivi'Vc's si. oil for his services in tbc'r behalf and goes on his wnv roioio 'tig. Hut should there be anv special occasion in town on Satur day nipht which he wishes to attend hu holds back the best suit that he happens to have on hand and wears it to that, and carries it home Sun day morning if he wakes up in time: otherwise its owner can lay in bed over Sunday, and he will bring it back sometime the following Mon day. "If perchance his fancy does not run to cleaning clothes, he gets him-, self a gasoline stove and other para-: phernalia wherewith to defeat the vagrant statute, and sets ui) a lunch ; rBBNBakiBasBaaaontimMtiMaaiiBiUMUaBiiaf)ai9M Wood , tors, "Poison; ror h.xtcrnal I se Only. and I cautioned htm about it when I pave it to him, but for three dav i and nights, before I found it out. h had been rubbing his back with the chill tonic and taking a tablespoon I no. i.ii.ii.i nt imi-c uniia a nay lie j lore earn meal, wuh excellent re h. IK. i. hVi ,, t r o . i. suns. jn anoiiier occasion i was .... , ...... , ..,, ,., wnereisi and had a negro to wait upon ami now is ne to come ;y mat peac? ; me. and the doctor opened a can of and satisfaction and s.veet con.ent 1 cntiphlogistine to make plaster for in ciiiii ionic to titKC a mi a Dott e ,,, .u. . i. r of liniment to rub his back with. The ! '? , ,V n, I II V' " "" .U"h J liniment was labeled in box-c .r lot-1 ' .S' 'L " iS: 'li which can m;;l;. a lord out of a very sorry piece of material ? SAI.i: OF YAl.r.YIILK I.AMI I (iOOsK CKKKK TOWNSHIP AIIOIT ()K HALF MILK I'KOM (O(U) SCHOOL my side, ami left the can on the kitchen table, nnd when my negro went m to get his sunner he mistook it for a can of peanut butter and ate the whole of it without ever dis covering his mistake. "He is likewise a great admirer of art, and in nearly ever' negro's home, to it ever so humble, there hangs a life-size crayon portrait of nunseii on tne wall right opposite the door, where you wi1' be sure to see it as you come in the door. The rest of his surplus money he usually Under and by virtue of the author. It V Vested in nie at netnif n.l ntli,.. which effect wheat growing, most of ney of Loiinie D. Pusser, I will on lk. ...L:.l. i. - uitML.'Jiii full. I,..- ..r thUTTf rV T I I ic autcion the hi' "t si,pnds for fmerUinmenf. preferably think ..t... profitable are the iT Tot in u. ., ,. arm s-j can land lying and beln? about one half be remedied ly man. Much of the mile from Carrikor School House. o.i territory of Union and Stanly Bre Grassy Uranoh, In Goos? Cnek (own imilar. and in the old davs both ! 8,hi, ,l'nion ,c,,,lnt-' -v C- ','n . ,i.- i'i.iv. wiiri' un 1 HV"I 11'filU'', lllHl . described as follows: were wheat growing sections. mere is always a lot of talk about Lying and being on waters of what somebody ought to do. Farm- Grassy Branch known as the Mary rs ought to do this or that. Mr.'Janc LonK pla(,e and bund- chant, ought to do this or that. The rSHc county or the Stale ought to do this ner nnd runs S. 60 degrees 54 mln. or that. Most of this talk is time E. 28.50 W. 34.14 chs. to a pile and breath wasted because of its of s,0"s; thence X. 4S degrees XV. W!ln:ton. r, i,i .... s c,ls' 10 B aK i Dncn oi as; ... itvii u i v line c " erybtxly else, each individual acts in such a way as seems most good and chn. to tha beginning containing 80 ,i profitable to himself. That is the crJ- m.nm I,- .. k., ir '"'"iK Me same irsci or innn con .n"ii vwi, Ki uj. in.- van motiol. will do. I have fremientlv s'ood on the street corner on a cohl clovdv winter day and watched as many as fitty negroes, who would not average 50 cents each, and none of w.'iom hart on clothes enough to flag a nai car, clinging to a merry-go- urounu as ii weni round anil round. I grinding out that well-known and much beloved melody, "Oh, Billy Pailey, Why Don't You Come Home?' an dlheir front teeth shining like keys on a baby grand piano, while nuniireds or others, who did not have the price of a ride, were standing in hnlf-frnTpn mud ,' ia.mnni L, on Grassy Branch; thence with tha ; cheering them as they came around.' various courses cf said branch 30 AII thi. nr. niL.inm ki -r. - "u.ii iiiiii, A circus or a funeral is equally en joyable, but a protracted meeting followed by a public hanirinir. in hi i . i , . . -.k...t t. j . '.'""-'. u. cnieiest oengni. ..v.. , :c i u Craig, commissioner on (he lj'h day, !Vui,r Activities in Business the country, he must grow it or njt of May 1920. See deed registered j "Whenever a negro tires of country irrow it, for his own good. The ln K"011 51 ni,Re ! life, he moves to town, acquires a farmera who have quit growing wheat! Tnig la"d ,wiU ?? 1Uj "n(,I'"r th charcoal bucket and a Uilor's goose, in this section did so because thev cond',lon9 t,lat ''lnd 8oId , 'orim an alliance with some white m this sect or, did so because they undpr mortRe. lan. cook and wjth hin lM thought that they could grow other This January 16. 1922. assured, opens a cleaning and press- crops more profitably. ) JOHN C. SIKES, j establishment. He then goes out TUe bell weevil bavin? arrived and Attorney and Agent. ;fondey morning and gathers in the n'y veyed to Lonnle D. Piissr bv Gilliam race, color or previous condition of servitude with tl'iml.uiri.ra 1...' A..t. .......... ...... ......... wi.i, no. tL 'M lish nnd beef sausage, anil sometimes j sweet spirits of fermenti on the side. 2 Hut should neither of the locations '? appeal to him, he usually opens a colored barber shop with a poolroom and crap table in the rear. "As soon as the city authorities become obnoxious to him, however, he again goes back to the quiet coun try life, usually right after the Christmas holidays, and joins himself to a cotton planter, duly executed in duplicate, obligates and binds him self to cultivate and gather a crop of cotton on the land therein de scribed, and on the strength thereof proceeds to eat up anywhere from $5 to $.",00 worth of prub while ht is waiting for the ground to get in shape to plow, and it very frequontly nappens mat wnen the trees begin to bud and when the birds begin to whistle, Mr. Negro is seized with wanderlust and suddenly disappers, and the people who once knew him know him no more forever." 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