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Mr E O Rich, of Star, wu her
Sheriff Dorsett, of Lexington, was"
in town Thursday.
Mr J W Cox, of Staley, was in
Mr J M Dorsett, of Farmer,
in town Friday.
Mr R L Albrteht. of hrect, was
in town Thursday.
Mr H J Hege, of Lexington, was
here last b nday on business.
Miss Puttie McRue returned to her
home at Rockingham Friduy.
Mr Ferd Ingold, of Randleman,
was here Tuesday.
Mrs C C McAlister left Wednes
day morning for Charlottesville, Va.
Drof Rumble, of High Point, gave
l violin recital at the academy Tues
Miss India Young spent Sunday
here with Mrs T D Harris.
Mrs Moritig entertained some of
her friends at her home on Tuesday
Afternoon at a thimble party.'
Mrs J E Walker and Mrs D B
McCrary spent Wednesday in Hau
lleman. Dr Frazier, dentist, of High Point,
?p;nta part of lust week in Ashe
boro. Profs W V McRae, of Randleman,
Engene Harris, of Farmer, were in
Mr E L MofTitt made a business
trip to Winston and other points
last week, returning home Saturday.
Preston McMasters, O R Williams,
John M Kivett and others from the
Liberty section, were in town Satur
day. Beit Pearce was out on the
Uwhairie lust week making repairs
on his farm with a view to moving
Messrs J C Lowdermilk, A N
Ronth, S W Keams. J H Kenrns,
and Thompson, were in town
Miss Nettie McAuley's visit to
Asheboro was cut short by the sad
news of the burning of her mother's
home in Rockingham Wednesday of
Mr W J Carter, formerly of Brow
er'a Mills, is postmaster at the new
town of Elise in Moore county, on
the Din hum & Charlotte R. U.
We learn tint the Asheboro
Hardware Company contemplates
the establishment 6f a hardware
store at Raeford, N. C.
The Asheboro Hotel, near the
court house, caught tire Friday after
noon from a defective stove 'flue.
Prompt action on the part of Mr
Moffitt saved the building from be
Mr W j Page, generul manager of
the Asheboro Lumber & Mfg. Co.
store is building a handsome dwell
ing on Salisbury St., east of the par
sonage. Klise Coricspondcnt of
Mr W J Annfleld bus purchased
the lot known as the female acad
emy lot. He has also purchnsed
from the heirs of the Hoover prop
erty a strip of land adjoining; on the
south and west.
Messrs J C Baldwin, W R Ash
worth, J F Routh, Dorsett, W
P Thorn burg and quite a number of
other teachers were in town Satur
day attending the session fit the
It is generally understood that
quite a number of road overseers will
be indicted at the next term of the
Superior Court, the third Monday in
March, unless as many as six day's
work ban been done by each road
overseer by court.
Mr J E Albright, who has been
rnnnlnir as railwav postal clerk be
tween Mt Airy and Wilmington, has
been nominated by the President for
postmaster at Mt Airy. Mr Albright
married Miss Lena Crocker, a popu
lar Asheboro vouuk lady, some ten
On last Wednesday deputy col
lector J T Miller and deputy mar
shal H C Reece captured a bU-gallon
copper still, S worms and cap. about
600 gallons of beer, and 30 gallon
of low wine near Zion church, in
thim muntv. but the operators "took
wings and fltw". Siler City Mes
W moat srratefullv appreciate the
kindness of muny of our subscribers
who have so promptly paid np theii
ntxirrintions. Some names have
lwn atricken from the list but many
new names have been added. We
re getting new subscribers almost
every day. Speak to your neighbors
abou t su oscn oing.
Mr J F Cameron, of Cox, N. C,
" spent Saturday and Sunday in town.
Mr Cameron was returning from a
trip in the lower part of Montgomery
and npper part of Richmond county,
ht he had been disposing of
Arm of mules. He says that h
had no trouble in finding sale for
good mules, and that he will have
another drove in that section in
about three weeks. Troy Examiner,
Mr ft A Blair, editor of the Ran
' dolph Argus, published at Ashtboro,
. has been recommended for the posi
' tinn of statistician for the United
State Agricultural Department to
ikywU D K Pone who becomes as-
ayerof the Charlotte mint. Pope
U the fellow who collected contribu
tinm for the state executive oom-
mittee and got in trouble with the
Viuliaon nostnuater and like to have
gotten his head "Mowed off". The
office it considered siuaenre and
alwava been riven to cuuieander
tri prr who did the bidding of the
Mr D S Pool, of Troy, was here
Mr A N Bulla, of Ruiidleman,
visited relatives here Sunday.
Mr Benj Lanier, of Level Plains,
was here Tuesday.
Mr II D Scarboro, of Cedar Fulls,
was in town Tuesday,
Mr C O Bean, of Pisgah, whs here
luesuay ana guve us a sail
Mr W N Elder, of Fairvicw Park,
was in Asheboro 1 uesday on buai.
Miss Lelu Hall spent part of lust
week with Alias Dora Kagan,of Von
Messrs J II K earns and J S Svkes.
of Concord township, were in Ashe
Capt Y M C Johnson and Mr W
D Coward, of Ramseur, wero here
Miss Virginia Muiette. who has
been visiting here, left Saturday for
Mr T J Moffitt, went down in the
Moflitt Mills settlement Monday,
returning 1 uesday.
Messrs C V Bean and L D Birk
head took a trip to Aberdeen Satur
day, returning the same day,
Miss May McAlister returned last
Saturday from a visit to Charlotte
accompanied by little Miss Maude
Quite a number of our people at
tended the sale of personal property
of the late J C Fuller in Concord
township yesterday and to-day.
Mr E O York, of Central Falls,
as here Monday. Mr York has
recently opened up a line of general
merchandise at Central and is doing
Miss Abigail Spencer, of Randlo-
man, calne down on Tuesday morn
, coTne down
ing's train uud went out in the
country to visit her brother, Mr
The School Board met Monday
ud declared that the public school
here would continue until the lust of
March; we hear the school will be
run as a subscription term after this
Mr J T Moflitt, who is enframed in
holesale and retail mercantile busi
ness, in Tanina. Flu., snent Satur
day and Sunday in Asheboro. Mr
W Q Lewiillcn is also engaged with
Mr Moflitt in Tumpa, in n city mar
ket. Read the remarkable clubbing
offer of The Courier and The Cou
rier Journal. This offer will hold
good for 30 days only, but the ad
will not appear aguin as we need the
space in order to give our readers the
best up-to-date paper possible.
Charles Gray, a colored divine of
this place, who claims to be sancti
fied, has eloped with the wife of
Robt Spencer and fled to haunts un
known. The woman claimed sancti
tication also. Gray leaves a wife and
two small children.
Deputy Sheriff J Ii McKvnzie ar-
eated Orlindo Hurvell in the upper
purt of the county one day last week,
and delivered him to the authorities
Randolph county. Hurvell, who
c liaised with currying concealed
euiious, has escaped arrest for two
ears and he run this time, deputy
running also, caught him. K.vumi-
The telephone line recently put
into oiieration letweeii here and
Siler City is proving very conveuicnt
and is being made use of quite fre
quently. One of our citizens, who
enthusiastic over the successor, the
line, tells us that in conversation
with our neighbor town recently he
distinctly heard a rooster crow
long and loud and he thinks is was
Democratic rooster, at that. Chat
Mr J Ed Cole, the new secretary
and treasurer of the Enterprise Man
ufacturing Company at Coleridge,
and Miss Stena Vance Reitzel, a
most excellent young lady of Liberty,
ere uniuxi in marriage uy ncv o x
urpentine, 1) V, last night at the
residence of Mr C G Burton, on
South Edgcworth, where the bride
had been a guest for several days. A
complimentary supper was later serv
ed the wedding party at Clegg's Ho
tel by Mr W i Clcgg, a warm per
sonal friend of the groom, after
hich the happy couple left on the
northbound train for an extended
wedding tour. Greensboro Patriot.
We sincerely thank our Texas
frianil tar tka UimJL wrda wrilWU
and the suggestion that our people
build a new court house ana turn
the old one over to the Courier as a
reward for the efforts made iu behalf
of the people of this section and the
good accomplished in tne community
r a clean newspaper tnat puouanes
e news without color, but we do
not need the court house or other
rift u a tn-ntuitv. We are inst now
engaged in an cnon to pun ne ver
ier in every home in this county
where there is anyone who can read.
It is hard work and it is difficult to
make buckle and tongue meet and the
cash side of the ledger is short again
and at times we are duvou raged, out
the future promises better things
than has been our lot in tne past.
OnawH pale aad sallow and tlx
other fresh and roty Whence th
difference? Sbi who is blurting vita
arth aM Dr. King ' New Ufa Pills
olntain it. By aeally aroownc the
it organs tbry compel good digaatiaa
Mitl hasd off roodlDatioa. Try (ana.
Only Sao, at Staadard Drat w.
WANTED Several persons of
character and good reputation in
each state (one in this county re-
onired) to represent ana aaveruse
old established wealthy business
house of solid financial standing,
Salary $21.00 weekly with expenses
additional all payable in cash each
Wednesday direct from head offices.
uorse aim carna f".u
born SU, Chicago.
To Our Correspondents.
We find in the last issue of the
Concord Times such excellent
structioiis to correspondents that we
print them in full and commend
them to our own correspondents in
the hope that they may be helpful:
Write only on one side of the
paper. (W hen ont of envelopes,
notify us, and we will send more.)
Write legibly priut all numcs and
unusual words, that there may be no
mistakes m the printer s hands.
The correspondent should sign his
or her name to every letter.
If anything important hapens a
fire, a murder, a big ttorni, a serious
accident to a leading citizen, an im
portant death anything that stirs
your community to the depths, don't
wait to toll about it in your weekly
budget; write at once; or if the let
ter will not reach us telephone at our
expense. Do this only rarely, but
do it when something very important
Personal items, like "John Hmith
was in Mt Pleasant yesterday," are
all right; but the best news is that
anecung, not one person, otic many,
Death, with sketches, of home
people or of their relatives elsewhere,
Sickness; operations; funerals;
Accidents, with farm machinery
or otherwise; runaways.
Murders; assaults; arrests; thefts;
Motes of long journeys by home
btornis; heavy winds or rams,
with details of loss, if any.
I hsease among stock.
Crop news what are the farmers
Heavy cattle; large yields of grain,
poultry; freaks of nature.
New buildings; improvements of
Wills; bequests of interest.
Anniversaries; how holidays are
celebrated; parties; birthdays of old
Kevivals; church news; new preach
News from big farms.
Please mail your letters so they
will reach ns not later than early
Write nothing that you are not
willing to be responsible for.
It is our aim to have a full batch
of local items from each township
Answer to Long Shank's Question.
It struck 3,987,206 times and it
took 2 years, 200 days, 7 hours, 5
minutes and 46 seconds to count it.
Ferrell Ledbetter, aged 1 1 yrs.
Teachers' A ssociation.
There was a large attendance of
teachers at the association in the
academy in Asheboro on lust Satur
day. The program was interesting
and entertaining. The next session
of the association will be held in
Asheboro on Saturday, March 21st.
I will serve notice in a short time
on all who are due tuxes on real
estate for the purpose of selling the
same for taxes. Parties who desire
to save costs must pay their tuxes at
once, l his is the last notice inai
will be given before levying and sell
W. t. KEPDisu, Hiirr.
A Little Hoe Tale.
When the Stock Law went into
effect down here in southern Ran
dolph about one year ago, I hud only
two small sows ot the scrub class to
turn in pasture, from which I sold
twenty-two dollars worth of pigs, lost
two aiid killed and dressed eight
hundred and fifty-six pounds of pork
and have one more shout mid better
stock than I begun with, with no ex
tra feeding. Kansom JMicas.
Dr. Thos. R. Little Married Last
Night before last Dr. Thos. R.
Little went to Bethlehem, Pa., where
on last night he led to the marriage
altar Miss Lilly M. Heller. He will
return with bis bride this week ana
they will make their home for the
present with Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Mc
Alister on west Market street. ir.
Little is a brother of Mrs. McAlister
and a mcmbej of the medical Arm of
Hall & Little. He is a bright young
physician, former Snperintendent of
the James Walker Medical Hospital
in Wilmington and with other valu
able expeneucc. ureensooru acio-
F.m IWmfillg Room.
Tln-re will be a meeting at the
academy at 7:30 P. M, Thursday,
Feb. 26th, for the purpose of dis
cussing a plan for a reading room
for Asheboro, free to an, out more
especially for the benefit of the work-
a men oi tne town anu tneir iaim-
lies. There are many of these, who
would like to have access to the dif
ferent magazines and periodicals, but
not feeling able to subscribe tor inem
they are compelled to ao without.
The ladies of the Book Club,
knowing that numbers of onr people
are receiving iue niei mm nmg
lines recrnlarly and that after read
inir them, thev throw them aside,
feel sure that taese people wooia
trladlv lend or donate snch maga
zines to a iree reading room, wnere
they would afford a great deal of
nleasnre to many, who would not
otherwise have a chance to see them,
The ladies want everybody who feel
any interest in snch a plan to he
present Thursday nignt ana to come
prepared to make suggestions as to
the be way to cary it ou buwot-
BETTBB THAN A PLASTER.
A piece of flannel dampened with
Chamberlain's Fain Balm and beaad
oa the affected parts, is better than
plaster for a lama bsok and for point
la tba side or chert. Fain Balm has
o aaporior as a ttnhaem tor the relief
of deep seated, sweater and ibeoaaa
Oo., Asbeboro. and W. A. Uaderwood
A Happy Marriage in Greensboro.
A quiet, happy marriage occurred
at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. C.
G. Burton on Edgeworlh street, at
The contracting parties were Mr.
James E. Cole and Miss Stena Vance
Reitzel. The ceremony was perform
ed by Dr. 8. B. Turrentine, in the
presence of several well-wishing wit
nesses, it is understood that there
was no objection to the marriage by
any one, that the couple simply de
ci Jed upon this pit! ' tiuiet mar-
ciave ,t tiie hoi.ic or lue menus
when- the bride I'ad bteu making a
uieuK.tnt visit for several days. Af
ter the ceremony Mr. Wm. h. Clegs,
a friend and schoolmate of the groom,
honored the event by having a sump
tuous simper served at the Hotel
The parties who dined with the
bride and groom were Mr. wm. f.
Clege. Dr. and Mrs. S. B. Turren
tine, Mr. and Mrs. ti. U. Burton, ana
Misses Connie Cl.g, Minnie B. At
water the lost named party being
here on a visit from Chatham coun
ty. The large table, occupying the
center of the hotel dining room, wast
ur istically decorated with fresh pink
roses and carnations. The popular
proprietor of the hotel was at his
best in having a delicioiiB menu serv
ed in a series of courses.
The bride is a beautiful and at
tractive young lady of ubout twenty-
four summers, and is from Liberty,
N. C. The groom is a handsome and
knightly young man of twenty-eight
years, lie is a prosperous business
man, being secretary and trensurcr
of the cotton mills at Coleridge, Kun
dolph county, N. C. The happy
couple left last night on a bridal
trip to W aslungtoii uity ana to prom
nent cities in the north.
The second quarterly conference
of the M E church will be held at
this place next Sat unlay night and
Sunday, everybody is cordially invit
Rev Marion Baldwin who recently
moved his family to Worthville, has
returned to Franklinville,
Mr and Mrs Monroe Craven visit
ed relatives at Cedar Fulls Sunday.
Mr Geo Cox met with the misfor
tune to lose a flue cow Monday from
Mr James Craven, of Central Falls,
spent Sunday in town with relatives.
Mr 11 1 Myucr, who nas ueen ui
work in Greensboro for sometime, is
at home for a few days.
Mr W 11 JNunce has been promoted
from card stripper to loom fixer for
the Frunklinvillo Mfg. Co.
Prof J C Fox closed his school at
this place Friday. Appropriate ex
ercises were observed.
Ou account of the high winds
progress on the academy has not
been very rapid for a few days.
Mr I'earcc Cox vice-president oi
the S O R's has been appointed
manager of the S E baseball team
which position he will resign when
the weather moderates sufficiently
for the S O R to begin active service
and will resume his former seat.
Was He a Son of Paul or Silas?
Paul and Silas were placed in
prison and the prison doors flew ope.t
und set them free.
We had soinetliinr to hapiwn here
recently that retninued us of the oc
currence. We have a town ordinance
forbidding the jumping on and off of
trains by boys, but one little boy,
not much shurper than a two-edged
sword, concluded ho would take one
moie ride. He did so, and a warrant
as very promptly sworn out and
placed in the bauds of our Chief of
Police, who deputised four other
able-bodied men and all armed with
double-barreled shot guns took their
lives in their hands and arrested one
John Wesley. With nippers on his
hands they succeeded in landing tne
little fellow safety in the lock up.
Later one man said be heard sing
ing that was something like this:
"We charged upon a nine country
lad: we routed him, we scattered him
without the loss of a single man; our
captain is as brave a man as ever
commission bore." The little fellow
made down his bed, and I suppose
as saying bis prayers, when the
great guard notise uoor swung ou its
hinges and flew open and the prison-
f boldly walked out and made his
way to bis father's house where with
glad hearts his friends received him.
Aow some mum mis young iau
is a son of either Paul or Silas one.
We expect to baptise the jailor aud
all his deputies on next Sunday two
miles east of here. Liberty cor.
Miss Pattie McRue, of Rocking
ham, is visiting at Mrs J 1( rage s,
Misses Bert Vnncannon and Kosa
Spencer, two of Asheboro s most
charming young ladies, nave been
visiting at Mrs J R Rae's for several
Rev G A Oglesby filled bis tegu
lar appointment here Sunday morn-
ini? and evening.
Mrs u A MCAUiay anu uuuguu:r
Miss Nettie, who have been visiting
at Mrs J R Page's for some time, re
turned to Kockingnam rnursuay.
We are sorry to note that Mrs Mo-
Anlay's home in Rockingham was
destroyed by fire, on Tuesday, which
was the cause or tneir leaving uts-
nk at this lime.
Cant M L Jones, of the lola Mm
Ins? Company, went to his home in
Thomasville Saturday evening ui
spend Sunday, leturnmg Monuay
Mr AngtiS V Maneas ana
Christian Nail, both of Montgomery
county, were united in marriage by
Jnitim of the Peace. Manly Luck,
Febtnary 18th, 1903, at the borne ot
Mr 8 P Maness. in Hill township.
The Tonne couple are from two of
the most repeciame iamuiea,
predict for them snccesstuiana nap
Henry Williams and Thos Will
iams, of Union township, were
A good rule often falls under the
eight of its own exceptions.
Mr Shelley Picket is critically ill
aiid we fear he will not recover. Mr
Pickett is a member of the firm of
Trotter & Pickett, hardware, of this
President Johnson, not Andrew
Jonnson, but Dr Talton M Johnson,
preaahed here last Saturday night
una inruin on Sunday at 3:.su r jii.
Dr H'.Tudon, of Klon College preach
ed the same day at 11 A .M, and
again Sunday night. 1 huaid com
pliments paid both cf these gentle
Miss Lizzie Cameron, one of the
most popular milliners of Greens
boro, is here with her little brother,
Charlie, who is very ill of pnotimo
Mr John Coltrano was seen again
on our streets Sunday evening and
at church Sunday night, j ou know
sometimes we cannot understand why
a young man will come so fur trnd so
often just to see his home folks, but
it bus explained itself the other fel
low had to "go way back und sit
down" don get discouraged old
boy, you will come again. You know
there ate just as large fish in the sea
as are caught out, all you need is u
I see the elk have arrived at Br
kaw's hunting grounds lit Fuirviuw.
Please notify the editor of the Argus
so he will understaud Mr Offnmn's
Cant W T Smith has returned to
Mitchell county to take charge of u
force of hands that is grading the
Ohio & Charleston Ruilroad.
Brother Logan Hardin's family is
having company over on his side of
the street. 1 notice Mr Alson Jones
and his daughter Miss Muttie; Miss
Annie naruin, a uaugiuer or. Wil
liam Hardin Esq., of Pleasant Gar
den, also Mrs O L Boon, of Greens
boro, who is a sister of Mrs Hardin
You know sometimes when it rums it
Mr 11 b turnery bos accepted a po
sition with the Southern Express Co.
and his run is between Greensboro
and Goldsboro, so I am informed bv
one who ought to know; I heard her
singing "Remember well and bear in
mir.d, a friend like me will lie hard
1 want to say just a few words
about our young postmistress. We
have always had some good old mos
sy back Republican in office here.
lint up to this time we have had
young billies to attend to the office
and had just ns clever us could be,
but 1 want to make special mention
of Miss Cora Miller, w ho is in charge
of the office. She has been in close
fitting postoflice harness for the lust
three years anil I reckon she has to
et up und look for mail 500 times u
ay, and I never have heard her
murmur or complain and not one
word of complaint from anyone. We
think so much of her that we don't
ask to have the Sunday's mail put off
here so that she fnay have the day to
rest. I just tell you when she cross-
the Itiver and crets an-uv tin von-
ler they will have to whitewash a
room for her if she is treated as she
At the resilience of the bride's
parents iu Hcusalcm township, Mooic
county, ou February Stli, Mr C'unl.y
Hums und -Miss .Maggie .Moi-gun,
Rev J H Wright, olliciutiug.
On tho 15th day of February
(;, at P A lioutb's, Mr John
outh uud Miss Adu Henderson, I'
liouth, J. P., officiating.
Central Falls Items.
The weather is beginning to mod-
Tute and sh--w signs of settled fine
eather, which will plise"evrybody
MrKO York bus greatly im
proved the inside of the old Jschool
bouse at this place, ut the bunds of
the curpenter and painter, convert
ing it into a very nice store house
vhich he is tilling up with u nice
stock of dry good and notions, useing
his old stond ut the end ot tho uiiagc
for groceries. We wish him much
The public school ut this place
closed on last Friday, the 2Uli, with
honor to its efficient teachers, .Miss
India Young and Miss Daisy Osburn,
ell M to the many students w ho
displayed itite an evidence of
lienor framing as wen as a origut
tellect for receiving. The enter
tainment consisted in the usual exer
cises of a school closing that is so
much enjoyed by all who attend, as
ell as by the students, wno u-ieu to
val each other in ull that is worthy
of emulation and praise. Mr S Gray
presented the prizes with verv ;'
I; ., A me occasion, the
school hs run five months, with en
tire satisfaction, 1 think, doing more
good, with a larger enrollment, and
nioie interest taken generally, than
or liefoi-e. in this village. Another
term of a similar nature will do still
more gd in the pluco, bringing in
muny who did not attend this ses
sion and will diffuse intelligence,
morals and muny desirable advan
tages that tend to build up a section
or town with better people, to soy
nnthino- of individual advantages in
knnwlMlu-e. Miss Young is a fine
lnnthr and is still with us, I am
glad to say, and will no doubt have
tptv nice snring scnoui, , im-u
needed and will be very helpful to
the next term ot public school, next
full. Mnch more could be said in
nmiw of the oast efforts ot Miss
S'oung, and in the interest of the
spring term, if it was not rather in-
ti-ndinir on snace in your vainauie
colums. So I will close with thanks
to yon Mr Editor for forbaranee in
long communication oi uui uihc
portence at times wnen you
(in. if iiir, routrh Can cives tvllrf
in an tnlDotrj, eeetaes aim u
, . n. Mm tna AfiaarD. ana t i".
bm toBMOlaaia tbs phlegm, diawt
, Ik. i,. Mammalian All i hM and
oaths the affected pen, um '"
Cooith Care trrprUn" the ls.
wards OB pneumonia ana is a nwui
and aerer failing ear in all curable
f Coavb. Cold and Cronp.
n. uinntt ( -nucrh Cure is Dloasaot to
take, hamleu aod good alike for
v ratio- onrj ota. w u,wwwi
( Received too lute for lust week.)
Messrs S Bryant, S G ewliii und
F Ingold attended the reception ut
Hotel Khiood in High Vur.u Thurs
Miss Murv Ferrec is
i visiting Miss
Best, of Goldsboro.
Mr J .T Couiici
with relatives in Ashelioiu.
Mr E A Clark spent seve.al duy
here with his family hist wc-k.
Misses Jessie and Kpsio Woollen
Were at home last week lor a tew
Mrs M C Dicks, Misses Louise and
Moselle Dicks visited in L.-xingtou
On Thursday morutiig, II-.-twelfth
a very pretty but quiet weibl.ng va
solemnized in our town. Tile con
tractinir parties being Mis Laura
Woollen and Mr Jiuiio Herbert
Cole. The ceremony was piefornied
by ltev L T C'ordell in the presence
of immediate relatives mill friends of
the family. The bride tun. gloom
took the north bound train for
Washington, D. '., nndotl.u points,
Thev will be absent for ubout ten
days and will visit the home of the
groom ut Chapel Hill hefoiu thev re
turn to liandlemaii, their future
home. The bride is the eldest
daughter of Dr W A Wooller. und is
admired by ull who know per. I lie
groom is the Cashier of Lli.- Bank of
li iiidlenian und is held in hii!
teem bv his many friends.
Mrs L T Cotdell, of Ti-in:lv, spent
Sunduv with her husband, Key L 'I
Dr und Mrs J V Long, of .Salis
bury, und Dr and Mrs I) A Stanton,
of High Point, attended the oollen
Cole marriage I hursi.iiy.
At bis home in Trinity townshii
Randolph county, on Feb 1-tth, V.W.,
John Aldridge, aged SO yc;:rs. He
leaves a wife HQ years old, to whom
he hud been nrn-ned 7 yei.rs, nlso
four son? and two daughters.
Win II Rush, a leading citizen of
Tabernacle township, died at bis
home on Thursday night of last
week. Mi Hush was ub ut '.5 yean
old and lmd been ill several months
For many years Mr Rush hi'.u been a
justice of the peace for many yean
and was an holiest, upngl.t man,
The remains were iutcm-d at Mt
Shepherd on last Saturday.
Qt'KS I IO.V ANSWER1.0.
Yes, August Flower still lm tho lar
gest sale of m y mulioitie in the civili
zed world. Your mothers' and gn.ud-
motli'-rs' never thought nl using any-
tbuiK elso lor Indigestion or Uiiinus
ness. Doctors were sca'ca mi.l they
seldom beurd of Appendicitis, Nervous
Prostration or Heart niiture, ele.
They nieci August Flower to tin out
the Byatf-tii and stop feruienatiou of undi
gested I"'"!, regulate thn neiion ot the
liver, st iiiulute the nervous "no ersin-
ie aeii.in of the a-stcm, and tnni is all
they took when f.-elin? duil uud bad
with hiadaeheR and itlier aches. Von
only need a lew i1om.-h of (iren'a Au
gust Flower, ill liquid f rm, I i make
you satisfl-'d fliere is nothing serious
the mutter with you. You can get tins
reliable rem-dy at all cniggt-ls.
Price 25o and 7uc.
Gray's Chapel Items.
Mr Isaac W Allied, who :m
returned from Indiana, speaks in
low ing terms of the lloosior Slate.
Mr Robert (.'lass, is baching a
writing school at the ucad, iii.
Messrs Cicero Trogdon c.i.l WD
Curtis, are on the eick li.-i.
Mr M S l.'ohins, of your town, bus
sold his plantation near In r
coiisidciatiou wits 1000, we.
lfe Hutton filled his ivg
pointmcnt here, fourth
preaching a nmst exocller.i
to un appreciative audience.
A WEAK SI'OMACIi
ctusea a weak bo ly and in . iteb disease
KorJ I Llyspe ia U"ro iur" ami
strengthens thJ tttmuitcli. and n -irils off
anil overcomes dis nn- J II Taylor a
promineul mereboiit if t'iii esman,
In., - -'I o .uld not eat because
of weak stomurh. 1 'o-t mi ulrenRth
aod run d -wu in weight. All that
iiuiiav 0,'uld no was dnne, but nil hope
of loeovcry vanished. le:trini.'of some
wonnerful cure eiiixrou nv use ei
Kodol. I fioneluded to irv .t. The first
bottle beneiitti'ii me, and al:e.- taking
fonr bottle" I am full restored to my
ii-ml str ngtli wetcbt n.t ueititn-"
W A t'udirwo ir itaanlen an.
We have a line prosiKil for a go
Our people are still tnikin of a
railroad up and dow" Peep river.
The building committee me gel-
ting up the lumltcr for the cojiiiih'-
i'he Ikivs have a coi.d literary
society at Sliiloli academy. vill have
a mock-trial next I luirsiluy i.ight.
Social gathering foi the young
folks are getting to lie a vt com
mon thing in this commtinl'.v.
The ladies of our coinmun.ty are
lmsv oiiiltliH' this winter.
Reckon we will sleep warn.-i iu the
I suppose .Mr 11 S .Moffat is well
pleased with his new team ci horses
Mr L; A iiavivorin is in i.,e cas
ern part of the St.-tte wnn.mg tor
the Johnson Harvester it..
Mr Daniel Craven, who
sick for some time, is s
tfur tanners are gum 10
price of cotton is on the ri
.M r J fll l aveness is su
mercantile business and
W e hear that two ot
crossed over the creel hi
night They report great n.cccss.
Cured While You V,Ml. By
WO EFFECT OW THE HEART.
Sold M all DrugMoiee.
PH. W. II. WAKEF1KLD, of
Charlotte. N. C will 1m in Aahe-
boro at the Central Hoiel on Wed
nesday, March ISth, unti'i 3 V. M,
His practice is limited to eye, ear,
nose and Uuoai.
, K (, .
naw and ftci.ntlfle coDoun4 jad
nttber oelau aor potMnf. It purifier-
rhnimatl.a and all blood dlHani. ;5 -
lute aafaty, boa aot Injur tna dlgeaUva
Florikoi. S. C, Aac. 10, 1902.
nentlemen : I began to suffer from
rheumatism about tbrea years ago, and
bad it vory bad Id my limb. At times
1 rcnld bardly wallr. Was treated by
a pbyalolan without baneflt. Mora than
a jenrito. M-.C!enra Wllsoo.eii engi
neer on the C iait Line, living In Flor
ence, inM ma tliut " HitgrMAOiDa"
cure,! lijci. I got a bottle and It bene
tlltod me. 1 took lira bottlesand am
now as well a 1 avor wu In my life.
1 retard M Knruif toIDl" aa a great
medicine. 1 know of others It has
B. T. BURCn.
Sold by Druggists. Will be sent
Bobbltt Chemical Co.,
Reducing Our Stock!
We are reducinjr. our stock of Hardware, Cutlery, Ect.
preparatory to moving into our new building; the first of
the year and we are ottering some
Real Bargains in all Shelf Hardware.
If in -.ed of anything in the Hardware line, we advise
von io call and see us while this reduction sale is on.
Many articles are being disposed of at less than cost.
"Money Saved is Money Made."
DON'T READ THIS!
Fur wu have jitei- received a nice line line of Clothing for men and
bovs at prit-es so low ih:t yon will c surprised.
We are receiving n new lot t?f shoes, home made shoes at $1.65, factory
niinlu fur 1.00 tint! iti
c are also rci-eiiing file irnl . cim.plete liiu; of Dress Goods, Waist
inps, Trimmings ami Notions of all kiniN tit tiriees that are astonishingly
low. We will save you money if yon will look over our stock before bny
We have just a few Overcoats that will sell at bargains for the next 20
davs, also our heavy dress goods, mens heavy over and under shirts and lot
of 'other articles too numerous to mention.
lD-u-Oiir (Iroi-ery line is ii to date.
Yours to please,
Theme i-i. RIDGE, DICKENS t COMPANY.
run down at
Our Suits audi Overcoats
If it don't suit you to come
order by mail, same shall
and prices guaranteed. We ship Suits and Overcoats on ap
proval to be returned to us when not satisfactory.
300 South Elm St.
- The Hege -(Warble
and Granite Ulopks,
LEXINGTON, N. C
(ESTABLISHED OVER 21 YEARS AGO. ,
Marine and Granite Monuments, Statuary, Head se a
and (iencrul Cemetery Work. Work executed in best s Iu
be-t material, und prices right. Write for prices ant' speci
estiin-ite. You will save money.
xi. J . xiliXJE.
(rWrite for prices.
mm tm tfcp
$15, $20 i2i $30
The best H.'so Machlnm on thm KHmrtmi
Entertains Everybody ESrervwharo
Uc flat iDdestructible Record
v bicb can be handled
wKhout danger of
The OUPUOPHONE mm COU'MBIA RfXOROS war wrJ
th GRAND PRIZE at tits PARIS CXPOSITtOH of t')0O
Columbia Piionarjrz Cz
m E. Baitiinore Street, HUTIMC T.,
froM root, tort sai Srfcp, lalwi
a blood aad rtnon th caaaaa f
-cJB Uka RHBUnACIDB wllk aSa.
DiBtntoTOg. & a, Aug. lttk, IMS,
toryrbeumatum. I suffered great pala
and was connoeS to my bed for Sra
weeks. During tba time X was treated
by two Physicians without parsaaaent
relief. Cant. Harker, a oonduotor an
the Atlantto Coast Llna heard of my
the remedy I got entirely wall
1 personally know of a number of
other bad case that were eared by tba
use of your medicine, In this town and
vicinity. It is all thai you claim for It,
Truly, J. U SISf .BON.
express paid on receipt of $ i.oo.
Baltimore, fid., U. 5. A.
esaid a yard
are of the
at Reasonable prices"
and see us, send us your
have prompt attention, values
Crawford & Rees,
Qreensbro, N. C.
tru atmm f
The rtratacrl ara
KModi ItMwda Of I WO ft lea.