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Wm. C. HAMMER, Editor.
Evrj business man who baa ever
tried it knows that newspaper ad
vertising pav. It it good iuveat
mnnt not in lit and jarka, now
and then in spasms, bat in a system
The Courier acknowledge! with
thanks the receipt of a copy of "Re
making of a Uommenwealth," bjr C
H Foe, editor ef the Progressiva
Farmer. The article waa reprinted
from the Revlsw ef Rsvisws. Mr
Poe ia one of the beet writers in the
A general game law for the State
will be introduced in the next legis
lature making uniform close sea
son for game of all sorts . f state wide
application. The lack of uniformi
ty at present makes it difficult to en
force existing laws.
The Salisbury San comes to ns iu
eight page form with Mr. Carl Ham
mer as.managing editor and Hon II U
Varner as president of the company.
Mr. John M. Julian is editor and
Mr. W. T. Bost is city editor. It is
a bright paper.
The moat rigid laws against the
illegal sale of spirituous liquors are
in Yancy county. At the last term
of the ceart in that county a man
was sent to the penitentiary for one
year for retailing . Yancy county ia
the only county in the State that
aiakes retailing punishable by im
prisonment in penitentiary.
The Mocksville Times nndr the
excellent management of Mr W K
Clement has made great improve
ment and bids fair to be one of the
State's best county weeklies. The
Times is engaged in an effort to es
tablish a graded school in the pro
gressive town in which it is publish
At a recent meeting of the Greens
boro bar a resolution was offered bv
Judge W P Bynnm which was un
aninmnsly adopted asking that the
legislature provide a court tenogra
pher for Guilford superior court and
recommending that the supreme
and superior court judges' salary be
increased to a turn uet less than
We acknowledge with thanks re
ceipt of a copy of the report of
state insurance commissioner, Hon
J R Young. The report shows de
cided progress on the part of home
insurance companies. It would be
difficult to find another man in the
State who could improve on Mr
Young's efficiency as an insurance
While charity organizations cn
do most to alleviate suffering yet
there are many cases where modesty
prevents the making of the needs
known. Indiscriminate giving en
courages mendicancy and those who
are most noisy in asking for aid are
least deserving. There are those
who suffer in this cold wintcry
weather and need food and raiment
They deserve attention and should
The servant protlem can be solv
ed by every woman learning how to
cook so that if cook cannot be had
and occasion demands roll np her
sleeves and get a meal without worry
or inconvenience. State Anditor
Dixon said in an address to school
boys last summer: "Boys, I do not
advise you to marry a cook, bat if
were yon I would never marry a girl
wno did not know how to cook.'
Henry H Rogers one of the big men
of the Standard Oil trust ,'tried to
have Everybody's magazine for Jan
uary excluded from the mails. Fail
ing in that he warned the American
News Company that it would be
sued for libel if the January edition
of Everybody's was distributed,
A hat also failed. The trouble .with
Roger is that there is an article in
January Everybody's by Thos
Lawson in which he 8 barges and
gives the facts, details and eircum
stance showing that the Standard
Oil Co contributed $5,000,000 to the
campaign in 1896 ard purchased
There are many who believe that
democratio victory would blacken
the land with rain and that there
would be instaneneon collapse to
very material interest; that under
such control the (an would fail to
shed its rays of warmth and bright
ness oa the earth; that the rains and
dews of heaven would be at an end.
lea, many ongratnlato themselves
that they are saved from being doom
ed mi. damned. Yet when these
mm people are compelled to p.y
y?!j 70 per cent, mere for coaJ,
tftJt and imt other articles thaa ia
iT "A thai cr7 zrtic'.c ci feed
and appanel ia worth from 25 per
cent to 100 per oent, more bow than
ia 1897, they my sot word.
IMPROVEMENT IN SCHOOL'
While the town schoels are lead
ing yet there is wonderful improve
ment ia the country school.
The progress made by the pnblio
ohooli of Randolph county has been
so rapid that it has been often men
tioned by many citizens. The pub
lic sehools of Asheboro, Randleman,
Ramsenr, Fraaklinville and other
towns in the county are well equipped
and well mauaged and have become
factors in the progress of theconnty.
And when we go to the cos n try
sohools progress is no lesa marked.
Whore a few years ago stood the log
school house, uow stands comfortable
frame buildings with mar np-to-date
Special taxes for sohools have
been voted upon and levied in Ashe
boro, Randleman, Franklinville and
in Providence school district in
Providenoe township. The special
tax question has proved to be the
best practicable method for the build
ing of better houses and the length
ening ef the school term. It is be
lieved that a dozen or more districts
will vote special taxes this year.
B F Keitli, Collector of Custoen
at Wilmington has smallpox,
Rev 8 R Troywick, aged 75 years
died at Jjannnbmrg. ri. U., Dec 39,
Mrs J A Lock heart, ef Wadesboro,
died of typhoid fever, Deo 29th.
Mr John H Tate has established
a wholesale gram and feed business
In High Point.
It is said that the Durham branc
of the SAL wilt be extended to
Gnilford county schools get, two
dollars per capita this year and $10,
000 set aside for publio sohool build
Mr F II Witaker, who was chai
man of the gold democratic party
this State two years ago, di,d last
rnday of appendicitis at Eafield,
A bill will be in trod need for com
pulsary attendance in the pnbl
schools of Raleigh township, Wak
Industrial graded schools have
been opened in Raleigh, whore cook
ing and all sorts of things
Congressman Gndger was robbed
of $25 in money and $200 in checks
while attending the funeral of Lien
tenant Pritchard at Mai shall last
T A Grissoro, father of Rev. W
L Grcisom, aged 75 vears, died at a
home near Guilford Battle Ground
The republicans of Hesderson
county are pushing Mr. C J Harr
late candidate for Governor for the
colleetorship of the western district.
the position now tilled by tfarkin
Mr. Isaac N. Edwards, postmaster
at Quiet, died Monday night after
a long illness. Xna luneral took
place at Uool bpriags on Wednesday
morning. Carthage elide.
The saw mill boiler of Cock Pick
ler, of Stanly countv, was destroyed
bg dynamite last Thursday night
there is no clue to the crimiaal.
Twenty-one men were rescued
miles off Cape Hatteras on Thurs
day of last week by heroic life savers,
the big steel snip, the Northeastern
The dwelling of Prof J Allen
Holt, at Oak Ridge Institute was
burned Dec 26th; loss $6,000. Cov
ered ay insurance.
F S Gannon, vice-president of the
Metropolitan Street Railway, has
oeen elected vice-president of the
Uowland improvement Compan
and is to be connected with the
& N. C. lailroad.
The real estate andlbrokerare firm
of Millikan & Bain at Greensboro
has been consolidated with R
Glenn, insurance. The new firm
will be knows as the Carolina In
vestment Co and will have offices in
the Hotel Guilford building.
For some 20 vears or more ever
now and men the project of a rail'
read from Winston-Salem to Wades
boro or Hamlet through thecoanties
ot Davidson, Montgomery, Stanly,
etc. is revived. At one time some
places voted a special tax. Now
Col Fries and others are interested
and pushing the matter and will get
a new cnarter.
u xi ouom, ot Aewbern, was
elected speaker of the lower House
of the Legislature at the Demeeratic
caucus in Raleigh Taesday night.
tie was placed in nomination by Col.
W P Wood, of Asheboro. and second
ed by Judge A W Graham. Ftaok
D Hackett was chosen chief olerk
and B Arnedell reading clerk
Officers 8 K Col was shot and
killed while trying to arrest a negro
named Will Springs near Charlotte
Bandar afternoon, ft a Jiabors.
machinists, who was assisting Cole
in making the arrest, was also shot
and dangeronsly wounded. The
negro mad hi escape.
Will Harris, on of the worst
criminal negroes in th Stat in
yeais, a oaptored in Fayetteville
tart wee. Ha confessed that he
was an escaped oonviot from the
penitentiary and from the Johnston
oountr chain rang, also that be
with ail others, four white and two
colored, robbed the mail of three
thousand lollars at Smithfield, tell
ing where the money was buried.
Stat aati-Scleo Leaf.
Chairman J W Bails' baa called
meeting of the state Anil Saloon
Lazzzs Beet ia Ssls-a ea Jss-
M7 19th. All who are latere ted
in temperance are invited to be pros
Jan 2. Some of J M KllinoVs
and T A Slack's borders left before
Christmas to spend tho holidays and
have not yet returned to settle tlirir
bills. The following officers were
elected Suudav morning at the M E
Sunday school for the present year:
W C Jones, superintendent; A I'
Routh, assistant superintendent; C
fl Julian, secretary; W D Maner, as
sistant secretary; Miss Rossie Hit,
organist and Miss Ada Ellison as
sistant orgauist. Konj MofTUt, of
Asheboro, visited our citv one day
last week. Alfred tfllfcon, of,
Durham, was on our streets last
wssk. Geo Kinuov came very
near getting his barn burned Satur
day, Some brush and weeds near
the railroad track caught by a spark
from the engine and was making
rapid headway for the barn when ex
tinguished. Thore was no damage
deue excupt, it is said a lot of fino
timber was damaged. Jams
Bark is well pleased with his Christ
mas present a tine gill. Christ
mas passed off very quietly in our
city which is due, we believe, msinl)
to the Watts law Dr T I Fo
has purchased the Dow Lot and will
make many improvements on it in
the near future. J A York hat
greatly improved his flower garden
by fixing up the walks and putting
up trellis work. Ho is a lover ot
pretty (lowers. Prof D M Weath-
erly's school Dpened Monday aud
tho prospects aro bright for a pros
perous year. The play at the
Academy Friday night befort
Christmas was quite a success and
the manager alreudy has invitation
to exhibit this popular piny at differ
ent places. Mrs Elizabeth A
Fentriss died Wednesday evening
aud was laid to rest in the M K
church cemetery beside her husband
who had preceeded her nearly fifteen
years. She was 73 years old and in
1855 was married to J W Kentrist
to which union there wore nine
children born, of whom only three
survive her, L F Fentriss, J H Fen
triss and Mrs Susan York. She
connected herself with the Friend's
church while in ber youth and eve;
afterward livod a consistent chris
tam life. She was a kind aud lov
ing mother and has no doubt been'
the instrument in Hod s hands in
bringing her children to Christ.
For several years she has been sore
ly afflicted but bore her afflictions
with fortitndo and often expressed
a willingness t orojs the dark
river at the master's call. Only a
few days before the end came she
was stricken down with pneumonia
and all that loving hands and medi
cal skill could do was done for her;
but her mission wad finished and
God summoned her to a better land.
And while our hearts are saddened,
yet we bow with humble submission
to the Master's will and say not our
will but thine he done. " Farewell
dear mother 'tis hard to part with
yon but her sufferings are now over
and she has no doubt entered the
pearly gates and will ever be ready
to welcome her loved ones home.
Csaar Falls Items.
Dec 15th. 1904. We had a
time at Xmas. The miUs stood en
Monday and we all had an enjevabl
time, but alas on Tnesday morning
tns whistles called us together again,
ana it is now the same old song.
Oa Saturday night we had a real
niee Xmas tree at the Methodist
church, well attended, tree well
laden, and many little heart made
glad. We had many visitors in
onr town during Xmas. M
Welch and family, of Franklinville,
visited Mrs Welch's parents. M
Millard Campbell and family, of
ureeneoero, visited relatives in onr
city. Miss Dora Stout, of Hirh
Point, visited her brother, Orlando
stout. 1 nomas L Russell and
his son, Joe, of Bom bar Institute,
visited at Mr Joha Luther s. M
Russell is a brother of Mrs John
Luther. Mr Jesse Leonard and
sister, Maggie, and Mr Goorge Camp-
oeu oi Winston, visited relatives and
friends here. Mr John Glass
passed through onr place going to
the mower school wheie he is teach'
ing. The health of onr towa is
good at present. Mr D O Oox is
on the sick list, but we trust he will
from Th Dli patch.
Mr C C Weesaer, of Arcadia town
ship, recently killed three hogs each
is nroaths old tt aetted him 1.139
pounds. The largest weighed 413
ponnds, the next 393 and the small
Geo Mnsgrave recently killed all
months old hog that weighed 3S6
Mr W J Berner living about 1
mile from Lexington killed four hors
ntteen months old which weighed
1,767 pounds. The largest weighed
483, the next 443, the third 431 and
the smallest, whieh was by no mean
a small one balanced the scales at
400 pounds vn.
December 18. Bembar is full of
lire. me entertainment which
eun off on the 23rd show the im
pravement made in the school rem.
The pieces for the entertainment
were gotten np well, recited well and
were rreatlv amoved bv thou nrauiiL
Prof Walter Anderson is having a
prosperous scnooi. rrof J m way
was oa nana ana nuae some verv
appropriate remark on ednoatioa.
which he is alwavs readv and able to
do. Mis i-Qle Ingram baa bee
visiting at Ui Anderson the twst
few days, taking in Xmas at Dent
Davidson Co. Onr hen dealer,
Cameron and Sbaw, have a fine
drove of mule and horse at C C
Shaw', whieh tbey will be pleased
to show to the peoole. Manied
M the 22nd day of December 1904,
Mr O M Loftin. a Drominn?
yenng man and soa of Mr S T Lof-
tin, of Bern hey institute, to Mia
Kffie Elliott. eharminsr ladv and
daughter of Mr HO Elliott, of Lilac.
DsTidsea eoaaty. We wish tisa a
loag and happy life. They were
made man sod wift at the residence
Of The L Bnsvell, ; P officiating. -
You can hardly find a home
without its Ayer'a Cherry
Pectoral. Parents know what
It does for children: breaks
up cold in single night,
wards off bronchitis, prevents
pneumonia. Physicians ad
vise parents to keep it on hand.
" Tti bMt wiifi iwdlrin WAa.v esn hmr
to Ayvr't t'hsrrv Pctorl. Far th ent M of
.kllArsa aomina onlil wmMMt asswr."
J loon Sncu.SttmMft.tot.
Ayer'e Pill greatly aid the Chen
Pectoral Increasing up a coli
. Jannary 8. The Christmas tree
tnd entertainment are things of the
,iast. The tree, especially, was en
j 'Ted by the Sunday school child
ren. A good many of the former
citiicns of the town spent Christmas
here with friends. Among them
were Mr II J Jackson and famil y of
Elmore, Mr I e Trogdon, of Cooiee-
nee. Mrs Eliza Stewart, of Franklin
ville, Miss Daisy Osborne, wh is
teaching at Lncma in Wilson conn
tv, and Mr Tom Winslow, of High
Point. Mr Daniel Uillard
head of anybody we know on heg
killing. Into December 30th
had killed 93 hogs having a total
weight of 13,950 sounds, lince
that date he has killed 10 more-
have not the figures as to weight.
Mr Hillard seems to have a monop
ly of the business in this section
-The Sunday school was at its
best on New Year's day there being
205 people present.
West Raaissur Talks.
Januarv 3. 1904 has been side
tracked for 1906, which arrived on
schedule time. Xmas was much
enjoyed by all.' The outgoing aa
incoming holiday visitors are too
numerous to mention. Evangelist
Crazier and wife have been called
tnd accepted the pastorship of the
Holiness chnroh. Their first ap
pointment being filled Saturday
night, Sunday and night. We
sympathize with the parents ef the
miscreant who had the audacity to
ruin the signs at the repair shoe
shop dnring holidays. We suppose
they would tealy object to a position
as cook on the chain gang. Mayor
turner has had only one case be
fore him dnring his terra ef office
six months which is quiet a com'
pliment to the good town of Ram-
seur under (What.'') the Watts law.
Senator W H Watkins left to
day for Balelgh to take his seat
where the good people of Randolph
and Montgomery eleeted him to re
Iteai fress dray's Chase! aad Millber.
December 27. Married by J
Pngh at his residence en December
25th, Mr Daniel Kivett and Miss
bmma Allred. lhere bare bees
60hawks caught inthe last year inthi
section by the following persons in
steel traps set on trees and polls: 1'agi
Konth 16, W C Routh 18, Eugene
Routh 4, Geo W Pngh 15, Millard
Coble 4 and C H Redding 3. We
have an R F D route from Mill boro
running east by way of Brower'i
Mill, then northeast by Francis
Jones' and N B Curtis' to the Lib
erty read near P A Ronth's, then
west to the railroad at .Nelson s, then
north by W S Liueberry s to fow
Salem road, then west on said road
te W A Wood's, then south v
Rcthanv church to Worthville road
at W G Aldndge, then back to Mill
boro with Jesse Julian as earner,
is a great convenience to the patrons,
On Sunday night the fly-wheel
of J P Lineberry's feed cutter was
stolen from Ueo Cagle barn.
Cedar Falls Iteau.
Januarv 2. There wa a Christ
mas tree at the M JS onurch ea
Christmas night, whieh wa greatly
enjoyed by all. Mi Maggie
Leonard, of Ureensboro, is visiting
her sister, Mr J I Coward, this
week. Mias Dora Stout, of High
Poiat, is visiting Mr and Mr O B
Stoat this week. There was
young man so over joyed by the visit
of certain young lady in this plaee
that he became so ehartible that he
gave away a suit of clothes nicely
packed in dress snit oe. Mess
Jim and George Campbell visited in
Cedar Falls this week to the delight
of some of the young ladies. -Mr
Orlendo Cox, who- has been sick for
tome time i improving. Mr ana
Mr John llarper nave returned to
South Carolina after spending Chnst-
with her father, J li Uoward.
Orandpa and Grandma Jennings
ere the moat fortunate people of
our town vJbriettxas. w nen we saw
their maBT nreaenta we felt like we
were at a M JE preacher's peuading.
Mr Martiha Julian returned to
Franklinville after (pending Christ
ma at P M Julian's.- Mis Addie
Bell Jenning, of Greensboro, has
been visiting relative in Cedar Falls
thi week. Mr Bob Langhlin, ef
ureensboro, spent Ubnitma wits
hi father, A O Langhlin.
The reruiar annual meetinrof the
stoek holders of the Bank of Randolph
win neneid in uorooor said dmk
Thursday January 11th, 105, at 2
p. m. for the transaction f such
basiness as may properly com bifor
. w. i. aiiiiui;, vaemar.
T W Hartley aged 74 year fiied
of paraiyvts Deo 27 th at hi bom on
the Yadkin river new Yadkin pol
A flinty ALUIJJB.
Jn3,I905. Mn J P Brnme it rial ting
relative at hsa old home in Warren too
Miasm Pearl and Ila Harria returned home
SatnrtlaT from Elon College and Burlington.
Wra Rogers, of Winston, ia the guest
of her gn orf mother, Atrs Kmilr Heitman....
Mtaa Kra Heitman returned to Groans :
bom Monday after spending tho holidaya at
home Ur and Mrs A F Kirby have
been visitors here during the holidays
Miss Kffie White and Master tSpurgeon, of
Greensboro, are visiting their sitter, Mrs A
O English 4 A Carpenter, who has
bean in Ansm coanty on husiniMH, retnmed
horns Tuesday Miss Indin Young ia at
honM for ths holidays E F Popper, of
tiaoford, and W S Weeks, of Lexington,
spent a few stays at home lust week
Mrs Ired Peacock, who has been tmffering
with qnite a severe case of erysipsli. is now
greatly improved. Judge ! K Bulla
has been confined to hi room with an attack
of his heart, but at this writing is snmewhsft
improved The entertainment and
ChristmaM tree giren by the Snnday school
on the night before Christmaa waa a great
success iu every way Frank Woed. ef
Marion, and Gaorge Wood, f Ihirham, have
baan visiting their parents, Ir and Mrs H
Wood, during the holidsys..... Hansom
Carr, a slndenl of Davidson College, spent
several days here last week with the fainilr
of his uncle. Prof O W Carr ..Mr anS
iwij roiling. nacn amuwuneni wan t
fnrtfod (he Maeublttd giieato hy the guinea ot
"I'itt" and "Klinrli." Muter Will and
Frank Kllit, of Durham, arwnt the holiday,
with itUiivm here .The Elite Noreftj
Co waa tha attraction here for two nighta
laat weak. After epemling five daja al the
Parker House, the two men and one woman
wha eompoaed the tronpe, would only pay
fl.lt in rah andau85o Ingeraoll watch for
their lodging, leaving before other arrange
ineota could be made by tha proprietor, Mr
ltl'arkar Kraut Bowden, of Itandle-
man, waa here for a few hours ftmrday....
Mr aud Mra T D Harria, of Aehehora.
hava been apendina the holidayn hem aa
gneata of Mr and Mra I) Tarter. Mr
and Mra A Kirby and Mieaea Era and Nan
HeiUuan attended the wedding of Miaa Sim
mona Imheth to Mr Edar Piion in
Themaaville on the evening of Pec ?8th
...Mia llrthel Fielda and brother, Will, leave
Tuesday for Oreenaboro to remain aome
time Mia ilert Harria apent eevf.:l
lay in Elon lAiUoge and Burlington laat
wnek retnraing home .Saturday night
The apring term of Trinity High School
opened Tneaday with very flattering proa-
pert I R Reddifk and family pent
Sunday in ThomaavUle. W (I Ilrokaw.
who ia apeodiag the holiday at Fairriew
lodge, bia palatial home near here, gave a
doer chaee to hie frienda on Monday, the deer
being taken from hi paature for tha purpose.
Tha deer failed to kerp ahead of the doga
far enough and waa caught niter having
gone about a mile and half, Tha annual
enke walk which he givea every New Year
night and ia which only the negroea of the
aurronnding country perticipata haa been
postponed aattl Tuettday night Jan 3. J C
t'eppar killed one ot the largeat hawka on
Saturdny that haa ever lieen etwn in thia
noignhorbuvd. Tha ilimenaiona of the bird
are not eiactly known, but they wera "aeme
thing lew" than that great bird the bald
headed eagle which aland aa the emblem of
January 3. Mia Gertie Oweua, theyonng
el daughter "f W II Owen,. U very nick with
fevrr. Urn in rewrted aa bein; a little net
ler. They hare with her Mix i'erry, a train
ed mine, wlioe home i in t ruilforu but
v.it here by the Charlotte hoepit.il. M
Bra. Iky, the bird hunter and trainer,
wa caEIih! u hi home in Connecticut on ac
count of the dc.i'h u( hi mother, i line
again alter lieing away three week, lie i
npiewlid afiiilt'iueii and ho would lie ulati
ha would mat atav here. l'r Sir Waltci
Kaleigh Staley and wife, of Aurora, S'.C'.. and
hia brother, Cicero and wife, of l'.ha City,
have .ill been epeudiog a few day with tfit'tr
inothor, Mr Abraham Ktaley, three milee
north of brr. Mieea Nellie and Kallie
Fattrou, the daughter of I)r A J ralterwin
returned tu the UapUat but Inneniity al
lisleigh on the third int., after pending
ChrnUnae week at home. In Doctor gave
a biif dinner while ther wera here to hi, eon.
Dr II U I'attenien, and I noticed amoug the
invited gucHt Spjire Louia henry iNnith and
wife with their ix little boy and fot.tr little
giria going that way. Miaa Joaia Uve
gave a big dinner Chriatinaa in honor of her
eiater, Mi Ura lxve, o llale:gb yuiat
numlier of the young people ot tha town were
invited ami they report a pleasant time, Iota
to eat and ew many courae that it will take
too much time and apace te tell on of the
pom. haul tbey lud every tniiur aim men
.oine deviliah eocra. The clubnouae where
a dor.ea or more girla lioard caught on lire
jnat before the echool eloBed and every thing
in it waa carried out and every body waa sure
it troulu hum. m a garment that you
could mention I tut what waa aprcau aut
the ground. Tha houae waa aaved.
have hail with ua some of our young doc
or will lie boon. Among the number we bad
I loctora 1) LacT Fount, Thoa H !mitb, r rank
Shenard. Bob VcHierwin, Charlie Mcl'herwn
ami Willie Uilmore, t.f Ore Hill. 1 think lie
i takmff a Hpecial couree, aa he Htnyed aU
the time at one place and I aim thiuk he got
104 on examination. In weather totur la
warm and rainy. Tha Mauy Smith that
-ell and deliver fruit trees in Miiippi and
Louiaiana are all at home now. Thev report
collection real good until the Hapuhli
cana nut cotton down to aix centa. Que fel
low aaya ha collected 104 per cent, that ia the
bent I have heard of up-to-date, if any one
got more let him apeak or hereafter hold hia
Mr uina Cauaey and awter, U
ia homo to epana C-hriaune wi
their parent, Mr and Mra H 0 Caneey.
Onr new aafa came in for Chriatinaa and ita
ui.-elr ina tailed ia th place of the on tliat
wa blown open on the uiimt ot iwcember lat
Thoea fellow had better not corns back here
any mora if they do aome one will be iu our
guard houae. Moms ot our young people ait
up on laat naturuay night to watcA the old
nut ana toe new one come in and the
Ijall waa runs and our fiuhtar thomrhi
that Eteaat robber in town and thev ehouldcr
1 their muaketa with t ant J I rictett in the
leail and Ijeut Logan Harden right at hi
heel and they madia thing lively for a little
while. Now tha heat and greatest thing
that will take place in all thi aec.Uon ot thi
good old North pJtate will be the big annual
iveter nnnner to be mven on the ath of .lanu-
rv al niahl at tlie ilotel Klondyke ty the K
1 1'. IxKlge. lhere will be plenty oi i.vnn
, ml ok! countr;
cooked up ny tha doaan aud jnat mtch a
time aa we will have. Tha order ha already
son, for thuae fancy veeta that were ued at
the tea cream supper ana our young inenit l
now at the depot so a to be in tima and 1
aura to get one. lxxtkout for bun.
Mra John Preanell. of thia alace, ia spend-
in tha holiday with her parent and rala
live at Ehro, FU. Mr Francena Piarrs
and rhudren viaited at Carthaga racvntly
Meaara John and Larkin rresneU and Mi
Dora I'reanell awenl Xntaa at D B Preanell '
at I ales Mtore. r and Mra Walter 1'ma-
oell are viaitiaw relativea nawr Entnrprwe
Mr and Mra Sam Trogdon and family, of
Piauah. apaot Hunuar at Noah Kitu; a.
Mavma A I via Bean and M 1 Preanell went to
Harria An n. asa of Hedb Aumaa. died
of typhoid favsr on the 25th inat after lin
gering Ulnae. He learea a wifa and. two
nail children and three aiaMra. Bia mother
Lunda Aumaa died only few weeks ago of
typhoid lever. K was" nest excellent
yooa sua and his beet ef rneada ara griev
ed to learn uf bia asalh, May God comfort
and sustain tha bereaved family.
TVer ia ao death; tba atara go down.
To rtaa upon aoma fairer ehor
Aad bright m He Tea's jeweled crown,
They auuM I orevar mora.
Tba bin) like voice whose joyous tones
aud aud thews scene of ,tn and atrits.
Sing now sa ararlasting aonf
Arouad toe Ire ml 1
MULE WANTED! Will trada arml boras
or aaar lor mule and pay eaBaraaae ny eaa
as toit oa or will bn no at bargain price.
Moatis umv rasu,
Ahbr, Jf. C.
Asheboro, N. O.
A full line of nice- Millinery , at
Mrs E T Blair's shop, consisting of
Hats, Ornaments, Ribbons, Velvets,
Corsets, etc.; will be sold at greatly
reduced prices dmiog the holidays.
A hint to the wise is sufficient.
MRS. E. T. BLAIR.
W. W. JONES,
i QKOCKR1ES, PROVISIONS AP
Sewing Machines, Parts and Attach
ments. Also haro a tot' ot.foegl
clothing tlutt will be ched, out
Produse bought - and sold. Your
patronage solicited. Oive rue a call
and I'll treat you .i ight. .
" W. VV JONE?,'
Allen stand. Depot ht
WE HAVE '
A Hue of Fresh Groceries
and Country Prodncon
hand all the time. W
want your Jtrade aud if
living prices ' and fair
treatment will get it . we
are going to have it.
For anything to eaf come
SPOON & REDDING,
Will pay spot cash f. o. b. your
All Kinds Of Furs,
Green and Dry Hides,
Beeswax, Tallow, Eggs
Wool(waahed or nn-washed)
I also carry full line of
Fruits and Vegetables, Ba- '
nanas, Oranges, Lemons,
Peanuts at market prices. .
Writ for prices, , ; . ;
FORSYTH V WATKINS, '
112 Lewis Street, fireensboro, N. C,
ARREST IT-S50.00 REWARD.
A bottle of Ec-zm will be sent
free to every reader of thi paper
who is suffering with any kind of
skin disease or eruptions, any forru.
of Eczema, Blind or Bleeding Pile,
Scrofula, Itch, Tetter, Barber Itofa,
King worm, lioils, Blood, Poison,
Fsver Sores of any nam' or batnre.
$50 reward will be paid for any
case of Eczema that is not prompt
ly cure witn Ji.e-r.ine. JSc-zinewiII
heal arv sor or cure the worst skin
and make it look like velvet. Here
tofore thsr haa been - no Specific
discovered that would cure Eczema
and kindred diseases uutil Ec-utte
was discovered and now thousands
are cured daily. Never mind
wheu you nave tried I .forget
the failures made by other reftiedies
and send for FREE SAMPLE
of Ec-ziue, which always gives re-
nei ana a permanent cure.
Ec-zlne 5kla Soap is the best
anticeptio soap made. It will cleanse
anything will destroy microbes of
aanarnn, tailing hair, sore head
hands and feet, pimple and black
head on face and make the skin-
smooth. The only antiseptic shaV
iuc soart made, trnarantaed to cure
mna A ,mmm rt 1 il J.-U 1 A K
cent a cake. Write today to
BOYD CHETIICAL COHPANY,
70S Rand-McNallr Bldr.,
The wnblisher of this narter knows
ef the reliability of Ec-xine and of
1.11C xoju t- iicmicai to.
i nix at aifHT. sm -eowiiM mvr
llaa all Meeeaee f Iks taaaak, Uew,
(Maavs aa !. Caartlaallaa, IH
Pla, litan aw ail (Ma laiaajilllas. .
rot iaii r au P letswrs.
rMM. I at aa II Oaata ar .
Aot Me ultwtltut.
n r-yerld aiul., a lot ol eora, two eow. IS
peso ot rvuaaa tains noa. auinrr, wasao. Bar
nes, ranahv tools, aousshoM aod KrleBea rantl
urn a4 aianf atbar article too taSloaa to atan-
lore House and Stock of
. - flkeneral Merchandise
The ond.rvlneS wtsalnf aa naase fa ecksr
she bast counts bulMlm la Iks lak. ror ntbmr
tannaatiaa sppij to w, m. aa j. u. auaiia.
Asheboro Real Estate For
KtiTM-rwitM d TwlIirur. iatehlsm hlskf kanitaw nhnrn.
mad arHl and faur mtm of trnrtA u th .ntsnas(v
ttoa of SoutH rs7fHtiriitCwlitw
four-room lw,iiuT. mood rll avivd emm bum)
am Hhib KtM ot ku4 ao Pmnkil,1ii rood
tsbsHit pb quortcr rBfie mmt ot oourt sLot.
A ram. mora 1wc)iiiE, atebtaa) mo4 wHI
Ihrm-qmitot man -o aidaintn; Anhabnr Tnnl
uf Co. tm tttm mOtom on4 church no Ho4-
TvoaHawVaVtwc lota i AsaltabairT tetmt wont suul
vd)oiDtt.a; BmrJier iwtM, fmutiug raJtrcod.
rot Mad ntn koewB M the LlndaaT MobowD
pUscsx Qwosi stprtiig m& lot haum Boiaaw nam
mm9mmmM if rim am ail, tipplrfn
At Sank sVulHhuf, Mood mtorj, rosr
Tte best 'place'
make ypr prepiuations is to see thi.
immense- stock now being shown t; 1
sold by, the Ramseur Store O.
. . They have; a-large corpse" of saki
. - '
men who aro always busy, but will giva
you polite, ana prompt attention.
We: sell more &00V
th&tx lariy store irv Re,
. ..We, are now selling over Se
Thousand Dollars worth per month.
' Our -line is complete. Come f d
us and we. will' treat you right.
Cotton gin in fine shape; bring yo
cotton,' :- 1
. H. B. Carter, Manager. I
The f atkins-Leonard C .
.:' ' i ;
. . Prices are Battling Down ! ;
1' ::..(.' i ... . '
See oar dlapl&r of . ,
.., . " :;.- - " ',
Buggies, , Wagons, . Harness, . Rober,
' . ' . Stoves, Guns, and Everything V
. in Hardware. I
'-, , ..... ... ' -i
New Store-New Goods!
arid Low (
Don't fail to see us before buying
The Watkins-Leonard 'Co.
E. B. Leonard,
E. C. Watkins,
Call ervd See
Bfbre baying elsewhere oar Larfe ook ef
We.tches Clocks, Jewelery and
of erary kind that Is kept In
- To the unfortmnate wa can
or nlarht. aaTthlna yea want
Tarniiihed, cloth COTwred, and
It m, rst J A WARD a COMPANY furalsk ytw trBi. WF
oaa pleas th trawtliag salemnaB, w
eaa ple'j ' , ' '
Best servic and Tllt atttTjtiow
to go before j
Ramseiir Store G ,
a firet-olaas famitars sor
furnish jrou at saw tlms, Ac
In a oheap eoCn. Oaakste
J. O. FORRESTER Jt OO.
caa pie ta mwrUug aassa, wtf
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t all time. 1