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SWAN CREEK NEWS.
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'i'lIE .TOURXAL PUB. t;0.
; A sliockiiig accident happened ^ ]\[atliis & 'Eagleson have been!
:at Pleasant Hill, six miles west ol their saw mill np in AA'ilk-1
'Traphill Saturday. Monroe Wad-, |
.dell was standing with his gun j So]ue unknown partj^ went to;
; stock on the ground, his loot on Adam’s a few nights ago and i
Deatl|the Grim Reap
Kn. &Mgk. ;the hammer, ami very lwlishl,\
L. J. BARKER.
Jones Barker, M. 1).
died at IBs residence in Jonesville
C ii'i orgood produce taken.
If strickly in advance.
i blew'into the muzzle. As he made: Miss Laura Sw'ain has been visit-1 last ThiS'sday afternoon at four
|i,oo.: his last blow, his loot slipped,- i j„g near C'lingnian, at her Uncle | o’clock. He had been feeling umvell
•5°-1 went the gun, filling the mans head : Grays this week. | for severgjl days but his death w'as
full of shot. He lived but a few', Mr. W. V. Brown closed out his ! sudden he having been up town in
< r U ss, inserted free for our subscribers,
i icjie than fifty, one cent a word.
C/ii’-ce of publication, Corner Main and
Ciiu.ch Streets, upstairs.
minutes, and never spoke alter the ; gj,igj,,g school at Bethel lastThurs-
I Jimmie Adams w'cnt out a few'
I mornings ago and caught fi\'e rab
bits before sunrise.
\>Tv Tcasonablo and made known on
i:c:ition. Filthy and objectionable j —
Obituaries of fifty words HINSON-THOMPSON AFFAIR.
|g conversing with friends
dow'n to take a much
TO THE PUBLIC.
ISeing of a journalistic turn of
mind, and s>i the present out of a
jo]), it becomes my pleasiint, but I
Jiope not painful duty to fling to
i.i'fifcz'e today this sheet which will
't,o down in the history as theJouii-
KAr. of Elkin. Did I say Elkin?
\ es, but I will also add the name of
iVilkes, Surry, Y'adkiu and Alle
ghany counties, and the Piedmont
section in general. For this paper
is uot the organ ofany one tow'n, one
se<‘tibn, one corporation, one set or
one individual. It is the paper of
the people, for the people and to be
paid for by the people, for it is a
i<uow n fact if the people do not pay
for it they will not get it. We do
not expect to run this concern for
fun or in the interest of deadbeats,
but to make an honest decent liv
ing for ourselves and w ife, if we
are ever fortunate enough to pos
sess one of those angelic creatures.
It is our aim to publish a clean, re
liable, readable new spaper and you
may expect if there is any news
going to find it in tliese col-
unis every w'eek. “That is no
joke.” We invite every body,
friend and foe; white man and negro.
Democrat and Republican to aid us
in giving the people a good paper
by subscribing and that forthwith,
immediately. We have made a
special offer to be fouud elsewhere
in this paper to send the Jotjenal
for one yea.i for fifty cents, six
jnonths for tw'enty-five cents. A
uian cannot w'ell live at these fig
ures, but we will manage to breathe
through a quill at it, so roll along
with your halves and quarters.
This special rate w'ill last for a
short w hile only and will then be
withdrawn. Thanking the people
tor their many kind favors to me
jn the past and feeling sure they
will continue them in the future
Wai^tkk Bykum Bell.
Henry Hinson accused of murd-1
ering Jim Thompson in Bryan |
tow'uship, about tw'o weeks ago,
surrendered himself to the oflicers
last week. He was tried before a
Justice of the Peace, plead not
guilty, and as it could not be prov
ed that he did the cutting was re
leased. It seems that it is not pos
itively known who did the killing,
and it '\vas a general drunken corn
i the morii
I He had
needed rS which proved to be that
j sleep thaHKnows no aw'akening--he
I was dead'. Dr. Barker has been a
i resident Jf Jonesville all his life. He
Hurrah for the Journal and our
kind editor. May they both live |
long and prosper is my best w'ishes.
J. G. A.
JTov. 27, 1897.
OUR MARKET REPORT.
We W'ill publish every week a
market report, and when there is
a change in the market it will be
noted. The report will give the
Mrji. George, of Seward, is visit
ing relatives in tow'u.
Col. Leland Martin, of lirier Creek;
is spending awhile with his daught
er, Mrs. Barker.
Will Shugart has been confined
at home for several days, and is
still sulfering with i-heumatism.
Bob Kirkman visited homefolk's
buying price oi produce the day of | protracted meeting closed at
publication. It will not jxist be | ('i-eek Sunday with several
corrected by any one uierchant, | Qjjiy ^j^ptism.
but all will have a hand in it. For | ^Valter Barker, of Salisbury, is
instance if one merchant w'as pay- j spending a few' days at his home
ing 22 cents for wax and another ■
one 24, w'ax woiild be quoted thus; | young people anil children
22 to 24. The same way with all; beginning to look forward to
There has not been a hang
ing in Siirry comity sjjice the war,
Pne nian has been lynched. There
has been ovpr thirty murders,
The report of the Bureau of La
bor Statics will show' that there are
in this State 21 cities and tow'ns
.electrically lighted; 18 telephone
companies; 13 telephone exchanges;
C electric railway systems, and 75
isolated electpc lighting plans,
other produce. It will be a good
deal of trouble for us to see every
merchant every w'eek, but w'e ex-
spect to do it to get the report cor
rect, and then it will be of some
benefit to our readers, ('ountry
merchants would do well to read
the Journal to keep posted on;the
markets if nothing else. Only fifty
cents a year.
the holiday festivities.
Dr. K. Thompson, of Low Gap,
is in tow'n.
Success to the JouEfTAL.
LONGTOWN AND PINNACLE BALL
TOWNSHIP SCHOOL CEN
tleman and had enjoyed a lucrative
practise. He will be sorely missed
by all classes of people to
whom he often ministered giving
them meflical aid for which he rec-
ci^•^ed no'.pay. Tl;e deceased leaves
a wit^d^fk^liildren, one of them
Mr. ujl^P^Erkf^r, is a resident of
I'ort 'Wtf]fth7 Texas another j\Ir.
Walter Barker, is prescription clerk
in Khitz’s drug store, Salisbury.
To these friends w'e extend our
heartfelt sympathy. The interment
took place in the Jonesville ceme
tery, Saturday morning,conducted
by the Masonic fraternitjr of which
the deceased was an honored mem
ber. Beatoe memoriffl.
MRS. H. B. WRIGHT.
Mrs. Sallie Dickenson, wife of
Hugh B. Wright, Esq., of Sauls-
bury, Tenn., died, in the triumph
of a Christian faith, at her home
N’ov. 10th. The immediate cause
of her dea.th was paralysis, Mrs
Wright ^s'as tw'ice married first to
Hugh Gavju, of this place, and
then Hughj A'S'right, also a native
of this section. The latter with
one daughter, Mrs. Stanton sur
vive. If there ever was a Christian
woman the deceased w'as one. She
proved it liy her daily walk and
The last legislature consolidated \ eonversatiifn, and she is now' en-
all the public school districts, and ! joying the rest that rennuneth for
as the law' now' stands a district: pgopig of Qod. Mrs Wright
I comprises a whole township. The I a sittc^r of Mrs. R. R. Gwyn,
Longtow'n and Pinnacle were to ; committee foi* Elkin tow nship have ! of Carpeutferia, Cal., and Mrs. T.
to cross bats on the diamond at LU'st finished taking the census, and | Ow'yn rf Elk Creek, Va.
Boonville Thanksgiving day, but | find that there are 5.!.]. children be-1
for some cause or other they only | tw'een the ages of six and tw'enty |
DRY HIDES WANTED.
! 0 sents per Pound,
TheElhin Shoe Co.
$1.00 a Year
J. F. HENDREN,
Attorney at Law,
Collection of Claims a Specialty
Continental Fire Insurance Co., N. Y.
Southern Stock Mutual Fire Insurance
Co. Greensboro, N, C.
Travelers Insurance Company, (Life and
Accident) Hartford, Conn.
Insurance placed in these Companies
is at the lowest possible
played one inning. But that was
enough for Pinnacle, the score
standing Longtown 18, Pinnacle 2.
If they had played the whole nine
innings, and all of them as^Vell as
one. Of these 23.5 are white males
and 227 females. There are 23
colored males and 26 colored fe
males in the tow'uship. Tlieoo are
174 white families and 22' colore'
‘h beloved and useful
jassed away at his home
J last Wednesday. He
the first, the score would have; families. I5y sub districts the
stood about 102 to 18 in favor of children are divided as follows
Lojigtow'n, ^t the end of the game.
A sketch is being prepared in
Salisbury, for publication in the
p.|if'istmas number of the Confeder-
Veteran, S'ashville, Tenn, of Hali
fax Wood, a courier on the staff of
General R, F. Hoke, who once sav
ed the city of Richmond from fall
ing in the enemys hands. Wr,
^Vood was reared partly in Jones
ville, being a sou of the late Mra, L
A, H Armstrong He enlisted from
that town, and w'as afterw'aj'ds kill
ed in battle, He w as a brave sol
Pinnacle went hoipe yith her
feathers cut, and well she might-
The Longtow'u nine are the champ
ion of the western part of the state,
and we would not be afraid to line
thom up with any nine we know of,
the University not excepted. Gus
Long is Captain of the Longtown,
and John Hall tne Pinnacle nines.
jSTo. 1. Rock Springs, 52 males and i
36 fe.jiiales. xso. 2. Smith Grove, 37 | therew
males, 33 females. Ifo. 3. State
Road, 11 males, 15 females. ITo. 4.
Cauebreak or Gumming Sciiool
House, 32 males, 29 females. IS'o.
5. Elkin, 103 males, 11.4 females.
It will be seen that there are five
more boys than girls in the town
ship. Taking all together the sex
runs remarkably close.
Have you ever noticed th^t n per
son out in the dark can see another
in a lighted room, w'hile one on the
pauj^ot distinguish an object
_UwtUfijdacknMsJ_ is ever thus bpT^ti_ycil_ jmd
and we have often thought those
consigned to outer darkness at the
judgment can see their friends and
those who warned them of their
liite, basking in the sunlight of
Heaven, while those above cannot
^ the fate of those below'. This
will ba one of the punishnients of
the wicked, and will only add to
their misery. How' careful then
ought we to liye, so that w'e will
be spared this fate.
Rev. G. M. Burcham baptised
one candidate at Fall Craek church
Rev. W. R. Bradshaw w'ill oc
cupy his pulpit at the Baptist
church Sunday morning.
Rev. F. L, Townsend, the new'
pavStor of the Methodist church ar
rives this w'eek, and will occupy
the Methodist pulpit Sunday morn
ing for the first time.
Elder L. D. Vaughn, of Virginia,
preached at the Baptist chiirch
Saturday night and Sunday. He
has been assisting in revival meet
ings in K'orth Carolina for several
Mr. A. P. Woodruff, Sheriff of
Yadkin county, has be'eji^’ecently
received iifte^ the
taken and a nice box made ifg^for
Tharps heaters are the best heat
er in existence. Buy one to-day.
The Elkin Shoe Company want
dry hides and will pay cash for
Dr. J. W. Ring has a elegant line
of perfumery advertised in this is
Bailey & Co., are cutting the
heart out of goods right and left.
See their ad.
J. S. Bell has anew lineof trunks.
A trunk W'ould make a nice Christ
You jnay accidentally shoot your
self Christmas, or fiill on the icelpliice s
i this w'inter. Buy an accident pol- j Thurduj
jicyofJ. F. Tlendren. |
I I Wh.atstheu,^of sendino' off for
at Mt. Air;
was abcjat'eighty years old. He
jji^of Germany^ but came
buntivy' when a youth. For
fifteen \Ears are more he held the
office of iounty commissioner, and
s never a bet ter one. He was
ent church worker, always
being ft: ind at the conferences as
sisting ii. the deliberations of those
bodies. He w'as buried Friday.
Peacj his ashes.
No. I Per Bu, So to 85
“ 56 to 60
Clay “ 50 to 56
Mixed “ 50
WhitG “ 80 to 90
Mixed 75 to 85
“ 50 to 6o
“ 40 to 50
Per lOQ lbs $2.40 to ^2.60
Miss Cillie Penn, formerly a res-
dent of :|iis tow‘n, died at the home
of her bother, J. S. Penn, in Win
ston las| w'ednesday afternoon at
one o’cliVk. She was a most esti-
matabh young lady, and her Elkin
friends,.yill regret to lear of her
death, frlie remains were sent to
Martinf-jille, Va., for interment.
Miss Mrp' Dilliard, an aunt of Mr.
Penn, sio, died about a week pre
vious faiiis sisters death. To tliis
strickei household we offer our
Green Apples Per bu
Buckwheat Flour Per lb
Remarks : Prices are based
sales and for No. i quulity. Greon apples
Eggs and Beans are in good demand and
wanted. Chickens are dull. Butter
wau:ied. Onions scarce and wanted.
6 to 7
4 to 5
10 to 12)4
6 to 7
J2 to 15
3K to 4
40 to 50
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»S. LOUISA ADAMS.
Burch, wife of Nathan
' Bryan township, suffered
of paralysis last Tuesday
at one o’clock, and died
5he leaves a husband and
[ren. The burial took
the Bates graveyard
dead IN THE FIELD.
while at w'ork
Local Railway Schedule.
Mail train from Greensboro ar
rives at 12:22 P. M.
Erom Wilkesboro, leaves at 2:55
Freight arrives from Greensboro,
on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days at 6:03 P. M.
Freight arieves from Wilkesboro
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur
days at 10:00 A. M.
W. E. PAUL, Agent
-iiT j.oi-''- “ .J I m iiieuti Cutting cornstalks in
Bradshaw-contf I ^tecl, i^ere fi-om Mrs. C. m. as cheap ; Marslijolslup, Will Phillips, a
' 1“ ^ " I ' i coteec J ,^11 ciead in the field.
A- COllGCtiO^ ’ 1 oriArl ’ ^ '
I I the
the Baptist Orphanage at Thama'§=.
Rev. Sol.D, Swain, of Wilmington
W'ill shortly move to Mocksville to
take charge of the Baptist w'ork in
Elder H. M. Blair returned from
Conference Friday and occupied
the pulpit of the Methodist church
Sunday morning. After the ser
mon a collection w'as taken up for
the Oxford Orphan Asylum.
The Methodist Protestant Con-
if. W. Gordon keeps good beef
on hand at all times. He also w'ants
fat cattle, for which he w'ill pay
Look out for the ad. of the Chat
ham Mf’g Co., next week.
Click & Co., are still in the lead
selling immense quantities of goods.
Watch out for their new ad, next
The Elkin Roller Mills tell of the
good qualities of their tiour.
There seems to be a gang of
The ether day, for some infrac-
.•jion of the rules of the honsehold, a
little boy was about to get a whip
ping, Just as the fathex was about
to commence the switch operation,
the child asked if he could go into
his I’oo'm a moment, The father _ , , _
told him he coiildj Tip-toeing to | Foiut last week, In the list of ap. safe in the Taylorsville ofiice was
the door, the fathej saw' the little ; pointments we see that W, C Ken-1 and robbed. Two
fellow'kneeling, by the bedside and ; nett is sent to Surry circuit, Eev,; "’eeks ago the ^ocksville office was
heard him say
ever did' w't'mt to help a boy, now is
your, time,” That’appeal sufficed
The'prayer was answered and the
THE PEOPLES COLUMN.
The ilic school district known
as Rocjprings, four miles from
here, A produced some bright
boys ^'1 girls that are making;
their nt in the world of teachers, i
At thefesent time no less than |
eight jjfengaged in the pleasant!
vocati^of teaching, as follow'S ; i
I MiS![axy Mosley at Rusk, Millard |
Notices for Rent or Sale, Lost and
Found, Wants, and other misccllaneons
advertisements, inserted in this column,
for one cent per word, first insertion,
half cent per w-ord afterwards. No ad
vertisement taken for less than lo cents.
Terms cash in advance.
Wanted—A copy of the Enter
prise, a paper pidjlished in Jones
ville before the war. Anyone hav
ing a copy W'ill please communicate
with office. A copy of the Outlook,
published at Elkin several. ye<irs
ago, is also wanted.
, . , Mos.aiiat Canebreak, Winfield
making the rounds I i *
I „ ,, , , Jlosl-iJt Venable, Luther Park at
ferenco held their sessions at High; of the state, A few mouths back | wnue Hurt at Mount
PleaK^ Arthur Hurt at Rock
i ttwyn L. Park Esq. at
Jeffj, Vd Prof. J. B, Mosley
“Oh, God, if you ! NVilliam Poi-terw'ho is knowninlhis ’ robbed and last week the office at
' secti<m goes to. Vance circuit this; AVa^ton and Leaksville were visit-
I ed in the same manner.
Subscribe for the Journal, ^ Only 50 cents a year.
Jniversity, Macon, Ga.
(«' than w'ater.
' jS'AL one year
Wi ari treadiiig
in sdi!i@ii0dfs toes.
Othew'isa somebody would not
squeal. The purchasing pow'-
er of cash wisely and liberally
spent by us has brought tlie
prices in our store down to a
level that some of the other
stores are unable to reach.
This battle of business means
the survival of the fittest and
the benefit of the buyer.
This is best sh^
By the follow
Kerosene Oil, 15c per gallon.
Lion and Arbuckles Coffee, 8
pounds for $1,00.
3 cakes nice toilet soap, 5c;
3 cakes laundry soop, 10c.
1 2-oz bag smoking tob. 4c.
Good Rio Coffee, 10 and 12c.
Largest box blacking on the
Best pocket knife on the mark
et, 25c. Can’t lose it. Call
Best line Penny Candies in
tow'ii. Call and see us.
BAILY & CO.