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The well-dressed stranger stepped into the drug store and, passing by the boy who usually attended to casual customers, approached the proprietor, who was arranging some goods in the show case. marked, pleasantly, and the druggist MClxraw put over the deal that turned and bowed gravely. "I have sent Christy Mathewson to Cin- By Hamilton (United Press Staff Correspondent) New York, Dec. 7. When J. the two of them wrangled several minutes before Stengel bv ro. ; quests went to the shower heard my friend, Mr. .Quorn, speak of NOTICE By Virtue of the power vested in 11!C by a decree of the Court made in that proceeding now pending in the Sunor- 'lie cimiati as manager of the Reds, !ior Court of Halifax Count v ,tU (M It'll, 111 v . 1 1 o rv liiti n v- told me if ever I needed anything in and brought Charley Herzog to ibis line to come to you. He spoke of ft-ew York to play second base for you as a man on whom one could rely . , . J , , . , with perfect confidence, who had only aie mnzs ne accompnsnea one ot (he best of evrything and with whom the brightest moves of his some- it was always a pleasure to ueai. "Mr. Quorn is very kind," answered or; a what brilliant career. Regardless of McGraw-'s mana- iho other, beaming with gratification "He is one of by best customers. What can I do for you this morning?" "Well er this morning, as it hap- nmiss " snwl 11m stranwi". with inst a little briskness, "this morning I should as evident as it was wIiph tlm "Mo-nr like, if you will allow me, to consult ji i , , your directory." 1 ?rk.era hlm UP tlieir historical "Certainly," was the calm reply. "We winning streak last fall. Charley also have a good selection of one and Herzog will be there fio-htiii"- and two-cent stamps as well as railway -i , - , . uii"'g team xnaies to greater Carolina before tlio Clerk and entitle i "Harry Hall and wife, Pattie, Frank Hall and wife, Sue, S. A. Dunn and wife Olivia, Mary Jackson and liusbaml Willliam Jackson; Henry Whitaker and Thurston Whitaker, Lena Whitaker ami Sadie Whitaker by their next frion.l Henry Whitaker; Frank Brantley, Bon time tables, if you need anything of that kind." i i t ti llcuv "liuaner iranK iirantlev Hon gerial ability, and regardless of Brantlev. Rov Rrnntw 7 how the Giants stand up next year .Brantley, Mattie Brantley, Carey Br-IL there IS one tiling that Will be JUSt tleY Mzie Brantley and Lonnie Brar.t- "j nicii xicvi, xnena, iha lirant ley; Thomas W. Hardy, Luvinia Moore and husband Moses Moore, and Mike Moore, Calycanthia Moore, Frank Moore, Stanislaus Moore, Elwood Moore and Eunice Moore, by their next friendMoses Moore; John Hardy ru,1 wife, Josephine and Joseph Hardy James C. Hardy and Vivian Hardy by their next friend, John Hardy; Jane , efforts. j More than one close student of baseball gives Herzog more than Franklin Objects Seriously. being a county seat, and boasting of half the credit for reviving the j Anthony and husband Kinchen Anthonv r ,........, t'limusiasm, ms ngnting mood on railways, interurbans and lier latelv n acquired Masonic home, Franklin feels a11 occasions, and, best of all, his that she is not a town to be passed ability to make those playing with lightly by, i6 fact, she knows her im- i, OT, , " , i i i X, , nim spurt at the same time, sneed portanee, and thought that everyone in . mc, ohccu the state realized it until she was Simply eatapulated that winning taken down a bit lately. During the streak. big conference of the Methodist tt , . , -iierzog is not, rated so good a and Lloyd Anthony, Caroline Anthonv Susan B. Anthony, Amy Anthony and Ruth Anthony by their next friend Kinchen Anthony; Norman Smith an.l wife, Mary, Tom Strickland and Othlia Taylor and James Taylor by their next friend, Walter Taylor; Ex Parte." I will on the 15 day of November 191 G 'sell for cash at public auction to the churches held recently in the town si . - - . - - l'ul"K tiucuuu iy iiie meeting of the Indiananolis nreshvterv Hitter as Ijarrv Uovle. Ins nr-erle- h,ii,Qc. i,:,, ; i n U ' puijjiicot, uiKiKii m Liitj town or ocotiand was in session at Hie same time at ccssor as second baseman for the Neck. N. C, in front of the Planters & ierous farmin- community a few -Giants ; he is not considered SO ommercial Bank, at 12 o'clock m., the miles out. One of the Presbyterian good a base runner as Benny delegates, on leaving the train joined TTmifP ov.i i, n , i in the throng headed for the Method- J? a.nd he 1S. not the fielder tering, some of his inquiries caused the rest of them are through andicounty and state formerly occupied by srmiormti tr snirrot flint nnilwlilv Via , . ? - -t He puts it over with a finesse that xeSgy -tiaray, widow of Stuart Hardy. was in the wrong place, and he asked 1 m a imebse uiai llaoa, . . , A innnr-pntivr "T-; in TT,.ii r , elves him mim, f i ! deceased as hr dower m said Stuart Hardy's land, beginning at a small following described real estate, lying and beingin Halifax county, North Carolina. That lot or parcel of land, in said innocently: "Isn't this Hopewell?" ; gives him a minimum of expul- "No, this is Franklin," was the proud , sions from thp m reply. Indianapolis News Rather Embarrassing. Irvin Cobb, the war correspondent, home from Europe long enough recent ly to get his breath and look over the proof sheets of a new book, attended an authors' banquet in New York. A deaf man sat next to Cobb. Far ther down the table another man told There is one excellent examnle of Ilerzogs energy and the lengths jMoore's corner, (formerly Harry Hall's to which he will o-G to win a "ball i corner) thence with said Moore's line !N. G6 E. 24.75 chains tn at-,;.. bridge on the public road leading from Scotland Neck to Smith 's Mill, Luvinia game. Brooklyn was playing in Neifr York last summer and Casey Sten gel was thrown out at second a funny story, and when he finished, ; base. Casey is considerable of a the deaf man laughed and applauded louder and longer than any of the rest. "Good old boy!" shouted the deaf man. "That reminds me of a story," he added to those near by. "Get up and tell it, Charlie," cried several. The toastinaster sanctioned the suggestion. Then the deaf man got up and told the same story the other man had told. He Was on the Job. The undertaker arose and said to the mourners assembled : "If anyone present wishes to say a few words of tribute to the deceased, now is the time, when the family will be glad to hear such." A stillness prevailed, and after a few moments of silence it was broken by a young man, who arose and asked : "Do 1 understand that no one wishes to make any remarks?" "It would appear so," replied the undertaker. "Then," asked the young man, as a light came into his, eyes, "may I be permitted to make a few remarks about southern California and its won derful climate?" scrapper himself and he came up raving. Charles came up raving with him and he kept at it until he had corralled Stengel's goat Eun of Kehukee Swamp, Henry Gun ter's corner, thence with his and Mike Hardy's lines, S. 20 W. 22.04 chains to a gum tree, in Mike Hardy's line, thence N. 75 W. 97 chains -S. 59 W. 90-100 chains to the road from Scotland Neck to Smith 's Mill, thence along said road N. 8 E. 2 chains, thence N. 5.53 chains to the beginning, containing 25 acres, being Lot No. 2 in the division o such an extent that Casey ,vas m. ordered to the clubhouse. Her- STUART SMITH, Commissioner. zog had so incensed Stengel that the Brooklyn outfielder turned BY USING THE SPACE in THIS his attention to the baseball nlav ' PAPER TO LET PEOPLE KNOW er rather thin tn Play: jWHAT YOU HAVE GOT TO BUY OR er rather than to the umpire and : SELL brings RESULTS. 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