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TOT i MONROE JOURNAL.TTESDAT. MARCH T. 1022.
PAGE nn OUR FANCY GROCERIES, OUR PRICES, OUR WEIGHTS, OUR MEASURES, OUR PROMPTNESS, OUR DELIVERY, OUR FAIRNESS OUR GRATEFULNESS, TO ALL, BOTH LEARNED OR IGNORANT, RICH OR POOR, WHITE OR BLACK, ARE THE SAME. ' THESE ARE THE BASIS ON WHICH WE SOLICIT YOUR EUSLNESS. VANN FUNDERBURK, THE OLDEST FANCY GROCER IN MONROE EIGHT PAGES NEXV& of TOWN&.COUNTY Iy at New Kop School The seventh grade pupil of the New Ha scnooi in Buford township m ill give the play, "Deacon Dubba. next aacarday evening at 8 o'clock. An admission of 15c for children and 25c for adulta will be charged. The proceeds will go for the school. Regular Meeting Melvin Deeae Post Remember the rc . Var monthly meeting of thia pos. ..est Monday evening 7:30. In addition to the reg ular business transactions we are to hear and see an illustrated lantern slide lecture by our Honorary Chap lain, Dr. W. R. Burrell. We will also serve light refreshments. Your pres ence is requested. Fraternally yours, Mel v in Deese I'ost lo. 1. Gnw Vegetables Congressman William C. Hammer advises The Journal that ne nas oo talncd an additional quota of vege table seeds for his constituents and n mmnlv the need Of those WhO snnlv until tho supply Is exhausted, Under the law requests for seed after this month are not filled. His sup niv will nrobablv be exhausted by March" 20. Write today If you want seed to William C. Hammer. Room 443, H. 0. B., Washington, D. C. Mr. John McClellan to Oien a Xew ltettalr Garage. Mr. J. H. McClellan. who has for the past two years been with the Se crest Motor Co.. will open a general automobile repair garage on East Jer. ferson street at an early date. Mr. I F. Plyler is preparing to erect a two story brick building on his lot where an old barn now stands near the Coco-Cola plant which will be used by Mr. McClellan. who expects . to be ready for business by the first of May, nnnnr Roll Benton Height School First Grade: Morris Funderburk, Hovt Helms. Ruth' Crook, Speight Camp. Ben Gulledge. snnd Crude: Paul Williams. Third Grade: Millicent Camp. Ada T.p Holms. J. V. Grifnn. vifth Grade: Charles Presslay, vima Unifier. Aleton Hunnlcutt, Lee Gulledge, Brown Mcltorle, Coy Bailes. . Seventh Grade: Bonnie McRorle, T?n Mills. Autre? Funderburk. Eichth Grade: Doyle Oulledgo, Fay McRorle, Tburman Helma. r... A. Kelts Addresses Klwanlans At the regular bi-monthly meeting pf the Klwanlans at trio Hotei jonre last Friday evening Mr. Geo. A. Sellg of Tennessee was the principle speak vr cptiir iii the author of the Klwanlans' sheet known as "Sing sin." He Is not only a fine Blnger. hut n nioaaant sneaker. In his ad dress he outlined the history and ti mirnose of the organization Refreshments were served the club bv Mr. Louis Woodson, manager of th hotel, and the memoers aeciaea to hold regular meetings every two weeks until a charter can De ootainea n,i the club Is gotten on a thorough working basis. Death of Little Josephine Sturdivant One of the saddest deaths in the history of Marshville took place Sun day morning at 10 o'clock when Jo sephine, the 11 -year-old daughter of Mr. ana Mrs. u. w. ouinvani phbbcu Jnseohine died of erysipelas which started from a boil on her nose. The sore had apparently about cured up when infection set in and she lived only five days after complications took place. Everything possible was done to save the little girl's life. She was a brfcht and good child and had many friends among her schoolmates. Her conduct in school was excellent and she was greatly loved hv her teachers. Funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon by Rev. C. J. Black and the remains were interred In the Marshville cemetery. STRAND THEATRE TODAY & TOMORROW Richard Barthlemess in "Tolerable David" THURSDAY Paramount Presents Agnes Ayers in "The Lane That Had No Turning" FRIDAY THE GARETH HUGHES PRODUCTION "Garments of Truth" THE STRAND COMING MONDAY & TUESDAY Rudolf Velentino . and Dorothy Dalton - ' in : "Moran of the Lady Letty sated Tennis Club Organized A tennis club is being organized in Monroe with twenty-five members. Four fine courts will be built at an early date at an expense of $300 and members of the club will contest for the state championship. There is some good material in the city and lovers of tennis have some thing in store for the coming months. Wants Milk Cows Inspected A Monroe citizen believes the city should pass an ordinance requiring all cows from which milk is sold to citizens of the town to be inspected for tuberculosis. This citizen thinks a very large per cent of milk cows are infected. As evidence to support his belief he says that Dr. S. A. Alexander recently inspected fifty-six head of milk cows in aurinburg and that out of that number he found twenty-three infected with the tuber cular germ. Jury Drawn for March Term of Civil Court The county commissioners were in regular monthly session yesterday. Routine business consumed the major part of the day. The following jury list was drawn for a one week's term of civil court to convene March 27th: J. S. Tice. L. L. Braswell. C. S. Car ter, J. C. Braswell, G. C. Presley, I. D. Crowell, M. O. Bowman, Robert Cook, S. R. Presson, W. A. Howey. G. P. Austin, J. M. Phifer, A. F. Starnes, Chas. A. Long. T. P. Smith, R. E. Carelock, H. H. Caudle and J. W Spittle. Monroe Without Power Several Hours Today All manufacturing enterprises in Monroe were closed today from about three o'clock until eight o'clock at nisrht. occasioned by six electric wire costs at the Icemorlee Cotton Mill being blown dowirby the strong March winds. Recent rains have wet the ground to the extent that the posts were easily Mown over. Some of them fell across box cars on a siding, but no damaire was done. Electricians were immediately im nloyed and set to work to get the line in shape for use, but the amount of labor required a great deal of time, and The Journal could not go to press until ten o'clock tonight Mr. Ioi1er Dies at Chesterfield Mr. Will H. Porter of Chesterfield. S. C, died last Saturday night. On Thursday before he was stricken with paralysis from which he never recov ered. Mr. Porter was well known In un ion county, having formerly lived in Monroe. He had been actively en gaged In the stock business for some time and has made many visits to Union since moving to South Caroli na. He Is survived by his wife and three children. Mrs. Nora Porter of Monroe is a sister-in-law or tne de ceased. He Is also survived by two brothers. Messrs. Charles and Edgar Porter of Chesterfield, and five sis ters, Mrs. Henry Wilson of MR Crog han, Mrs. Horace Catoe, Mrs. Curtis Mancum and Mrs. Thomas lurner oi Pageland and Miss Elizabeth porter of Chesterfield. Deceased was a Dig- hearted man and had many friends. He was kind and true and was a good citizen. ; Messrs. Emsley Armfleld. A. w. McCall and A. J. Rohr were among the Monroe citizens attending the fu neral, which was held yesterday morning. Recorder's Court's Mill Grinds Out Serersl Cases B. " Gordon was tried before the recorder yesterday on a charge of embezzlement and fraud. Ho was ac- auitted on the embezzlement charge and was bound over lo isupenor court under a $250 bond on the charge of fraud. It will be remembered that the charge was preferred against Gor don by Pete Tastsis, who claims that Gordon sold him interest in his junk business under the pretense that it was free from mortgage, but that it was later learned that it was cov ered with mortgages. Mr. W, M. Purser of New Salem township went on Gordon's bond. Fred Pruett and Robt. Means were also before Recorder Lemmond yes terday for engaging in a "scrap. Pruett, it seems, sssaulted Means and the latter secured a niece of stove wood which he used in his defense. Means was declared not guilty while Pruett was fined $50 and costs. Willie Smith, colored, was given 120 days on tht rosds for stealing and carrying a pistol. It appeared that Smith was a wonderer on the face of the earth and that Bert Wil liams, another negro, took pity on him and was allowing Smith to live with him until he could secure work and find a home and as appreciation of what Williams was doing for him. Smith stole his pistol and loft Wil liams alone without protection. Esic Rone was charged with aban donment and non-support but his trial was continued until another day. The Journal is asked to state that Dr. Whitley will administer free ty phoid and diphtheria treatment at his office in Unionville on Wednesday of each week in March from 1 to 3 o'clock p. m. 1 Mr. Edwin Winchester inderwent an operation Sunday In the Ellen Fitzgerald Hospital for appendicitis. Edwin Is the 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Winchester, and his friends hope that he will be out In a short time. Social and Personal Engagement of Ml Jean Ashcraft Announced Dr. and Mrs. John Ellis Ashecraft announce the engagement of their daughter. Jean, to Mr. William Oliv er Huske, of Fayetteville, the wed ding to take place in April. The announcement will be of much Interest to society in this state and Georgia. The bride-elect is a rranddaugl:tor of the late Maj. L. D. Andrews and Mrs. Pat Pemberton Andrews, of Monroe, and Is descended from the Harrison. Randolph. Marshall, and other prominent Virginia families. She was educated at Agnes Scott and Columbia University, New York. At the time Miss Ashcraft was grad uated from Columbia University she was the youngest girl that ever re ceived a decree from that institution During the war she spent much time in New York in the Americau Red Cross canteen service. She spent the winter of 1919-20 in At lanta with her uncle and aunt. Col onel and .Mrs. Walter Pemberton An drews, and made her debut while there. She was a member of the Debutantes club and was showered with social honors. She Is a frequent visitor to Atlanta and is always the center of much social Interest. She is brilliant and attractive and is one of North Carolina's handsomest young women. Mr. Huske is a son of Major and Mrs. Benjamin Robinson Huske and a grandson f the late William Oliver of New Bern. His family Is one of the oldest and most prominent in eastern Carolina. Mr. Huske was graduated from Donaldson Military Academy and the University of North Carolina, where he played football for four years, making the all-southern team, He Is a member of the A. T. O. fra ternity. Mr. Huske went to the first officer's training camp at Fort Ogle thorpe, where he received his com. mission and went to France In Sep tember with the first troops of the Rainbow division. He was severely wounded near Chateau Thierry and gassed in the Argonne forest and was cent to Kenllworth hospital at Baltimore, where he entirely recover ed. Mr. Huske Is In business with his father and brother, being secretary of the Huske Hardware house and rice-president of the Huske building corporation. He is a young man of strong personality and commands countless friends in business and so- clety. Mrs. C. M. French of Birmingham. Ala., is visiting her mother, Mrs. Ida Pointer. Mrs. H. D. McKaughan and. little daughter. Ruth, are visiting the for mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Se. crest. ... Tne Wesleyan Philathea class of Central Methodist church will meet this evening at 7:30 with Mrs. J. W. Neal and Mrs. T. C. Anderson at the home of Mrs. Anderson. i Mrs. Vann Secrest has been confined to her bed for the past several days with typhoid fever, but is resting very well. Mrs. L. L. Huggins is supply ing for her as seventh grade teacher in the Monroe Oracled Schools. Miss Jean Austin has a position with Tate-Brown Co. in Charlotte. Miss Mattie Ogburn has accepted Miss Austin's former position with Lnglish Brothers. Dr. J. M. Belk has as his guest this week his daughter, Mrs. Clar ence Daughtridge ofRocky Mount. Misses Grace Henderson and Urtie Harris, who are teaching in the school at Troy. Montgomery county, spent the week-end with Miss Henderson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hender son. The time of meeting of the D. A. R.'s has been changed from, the 9th to the 16th of this month and the meeting will be held with Mrs. A. L. Monroe at 4 o'clock p. m. on Thurs day, 16th. www A rehearsal of the play, "Fun Revue." will be held in the Chamber of Commerce room on Wednesday ev ening of this week at 7:30 o clock. All members of the cast are asked to be present. www Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wood and little son, Fred, Jr., are spending several days with Mrs. Wood's parents in El berton, Ga. Mrs. G. B. Caldwell, Miss Leonora KScInaiFdl OaiFttlhleinniess "TOLERABLE DAVID" TEUESDAY and A FIRST NATIONAL STRAND THEATRE . YOUR ORDER FOR GROCERIES, FIRST rvjJQUAUTY GOODS, UNEQUALLED SER yJ VICE, PRICES RIGHT. RING US UP Bowie and Miss Katherine Kyle Red fern will take part in the fashion show to be given by Tate-Brown Co. of Charlotte Thursday evening. The meeting of the John Foster Chapter of D. A. R.'s has been post poned until next Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. W. S. Lee, Jr, of Macon, Ga., is visiting her mother, Mrs. . B Houston. Miss Rosebud Crump, student in Elizabeth College, Charlotte, spent the weeic-end with Miss Daisy Belk. Marriage of Mr. Lawson and Miss Houston A quiet home wedding took place this afternoon at 5:15 o'clock at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. W. B. Houston, when her daughter. Miss Elizabeth Houston, was married to Mr. J. S. Lawson. Dr. C C. Weaver performed the ceremony. Only a few relatives and friends of the contracting parties were present The bride is a daughter of the late Dr. W. B. Houston and is one of Monroe's most beautiful and ac complished young ladies. Mr. Lawson is president of the Standard Cotton Mills and is a young man of excellent business ability and is a gentleman of the first order. CYCLONE WORKS HAVOC IN SOUTH CAROLINA TOWNS Six Killed and Many Wounded in Warrenville and Langley This Morning About S A. M. Augusta, Ga., March 7. Six per sons are known to have been killed and scores were injured in the wind and rain storm, which early today flooded streams and caused heavy property damage In this section of Georgia and South Carolina. Four mill villages Langley. Stifle- ton, Granitevllle and Warrenville, in the Horse Creek valley of South Car olina, were struck by the tornado just before daybreak today and houses were swept away, trees up rooted and telephone poles felled. leaving the section In darkness and without wire communication with the outside world. The victims were caught under their fallen bomei. In some sections the storm swept away everything In Its path, scattering parts of buildings and furniture over the fields. The (dead are: Fred Hoover, 12; Dolly Mitchell, 6: Mrs. L. Munday. 40; Mrs. Boyd, 35; Son Wood, 14; Dorothy Wood, 8. Many of the Injured are expected to die. The estimates of the numbers Injured in both Warrenville and Stlfleton are conservatively placed at 40. ; Searchers are looking through the denris of the houses for dead and In. jufedi many of whom are believed to be yet trapped under the fallen struc tures. Twenty-two houses were razed at Warrenville and six were razed and blown away at Stlfleton. Other of the Injured are reported to be fearfully crushed, some Inter nally and It Is expected in this class of injured that further deaths will result. Many of the Injured suffered broken limbs. Reports from Warrenville at noon were to the effect that practically ev. ery person there was scratched or bruised. Bodies of the dead are said to be badly mutilated. The storm struck warrenville about o'clock this morning and it was three hours later before any Informa tion of the disaster reached the .out side world. The town was complete ly Isolated. The B section of 9th grade was left out of the honor roll Friday. The names of Nellie Cadieu. J. D. Snyder, and Lee Todd should have appeared in the list. Mr. W. A. Hard age has received the appointment as postmaster at Waxhaw. For some time Mr. Hard age has been assistant postmaster at Waxhaw and Is qualified for the Job. LOCAL MARKET Cotton, short staple 18c Rowden 19'ie Cotton Seed 61c Eggs 20c to 22c Hams 20c to 22c Shoulders 13c to 14c Hens, per lb - 16c to 18c Young Chickens, par lb 20c Sweet potatoes $1.00 Pork 15c Roosters 50c Irish potatoes, per k $1.25 Butter 20c to 30c ATTRACTION KEiViicCa Potto ISM You Know It Will Turn Out Right When You Use a "Printed" Pattern Now you can cut into the most expensive materials and be sure that the dress you make will have the "right effect." For when you use a "printed" pattern, you're safeguarded from making mistakes. Any one, no matter if it is the first experience in dressmaking, can go ahead and finish a garment so that it fits to perfection if a new Mc Call Pattern "it's printed" is used. The rightness-in-niaking is promised by the "printing" on every McCall Pattern which gives an absolutely steady, unvaried measurement a new thing in patterns. "Printed" Patterns are For More Successful Sewing. The New Fabrics for Spring Dress Making are Here 40-inch Canton Crepes 36-inch Sport Silks 36-inch Checked Taffetas Wash Goods Voiles, Organdies, Dotted Swisses and Tissue Gingham.s all mod erately priced. . Lee & Lee Co. Reliable Merchandise Monroe, N. C. 4- In Letter Man Says He Killed Taylor I.o Anrnles. Calif.. March 4. Captain David Adams, of the Los An - geles police department, announced today that he had received a letter from a man whose name he refused to dlsclese, stating that the writer had killed William Desmond Taylor, motion picture director, whose re cent death has baffled investigators. The letter. Captain Adams said. was written by an educated man, was sent from a city In Connecticut, the name of which he declined to die- close, and made circumstantial state-. program, tne song, "1 m Going ments that fitted In precisely with I ba to Dlsjke," was sung by the facts developed by the police. I characters, which ended the perform- Captain Adam said he would not ance- Everyone seemed to say that say definitely that the letter was a ' their money was well spent. The genuine confession, but he would say'8um of $119 was realized, that the department put much ere-1 Irof- Claude Gaddy of the Thom dence In it, and was making a thor- a8vjlle Orphanage spent Saturday ough and quick Investigation. c The letter expressed regret that he could not collect the rewards offered for the arrest of the slayer, but an- nounced that the writer was leaving h rnnntpv hiimpdlatfilv. It cave re- venge for an old feud as the motive "". tost week-end, for the Bhooting of Taylor, and was I Mr. Hoy Mills, a prominent iner slgned by a name that had. not yet fhant of Albemarle and a former ntu been connected with the previous in- dent in the Wingate school, ient a vestlgatlonl. ' Captain Adams declined to give out any further details and said he would not show the letter at present. nr. T 4 en - n n L, Er .u'r.n"" ","7lu , : J ..v,;u ,.,i,;..K .... .,. ,nma tin. wTJVVhteh'wT.r7w fTTTn" P0R,miS k o, ,!:. ho lre8S 8he having stood the examiua- be'en T'returnedwith fte excTptWn of the tires. He wants to offer thanks for their return and w 11 not ask for the tires since he can buy new ones. Mrs. W. A. Lane, county chairman Fund committee, reports that the sum of $246.08 twas contributed by Union VUU..LJ WVIi.CO sent a check to headquarter for that amount Floyd Ayers, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Ayers, had the misfortune to break his right leg just above the ankle. The accident occurred at school several days ago. -IN- WEDNESDAY $2.50 $1.50 $1.50 and $1.75 ; that nm;ro minstrel was a howunu wives at wixcatb - , "w Fronle Perry is Apitolntcd Poet Matter at Wingate Under Civil Service Herniations Wingate, March 6. The negro minstrel presented in the high school auditorium Saturday night by the Athletic Association was one of the ! b(,t P'y ever rendered here. It was I uI1 of f"h and everybody enjoyed It j ,0 the utmost. At the conclusion of : n,Knl w,,n trends in town. Mr. Carl Bigger of Charlotte spent ,he week-end with his parents, Mr. u,ia 1B- w. l. uiggt-rs. Mi3 Low iiiffin of Hamlet visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Grlf- iew uays last wei-K visiting hU broth. who is a student In tho high suhool. I Som time ago The Journal slated i that Miss Fronnle Perry had been a;- ' pointed temporary postmistress to succeed It. L. McWhlr.er. Miss Per- receivea tne r.ew Saturday of her I ? Miss Marie Hamilton )f Marshville spent Sunday with friends at the Hirls' dormitory. Mr. D. K. Wright of Clio. S. C. was a Wingate visitor Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Burrls are dis I '., llurrlS ,,a cnt" ln Stan'7 ! Mri' ,Va.r DougUi of Chealer- fl,. Vl,.i VT, Mr. J. B. tniddy, l?.t w. Rev. E. C. Snyder reports that the local Eastern Star Saturday morning: delivered a beautiful wardrobe to the Children's Home, ss a gift from that splendid organization. ADMISSION 10 and 25c ffi