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The Asheboro Courier.
..Asheboro, N. C. March 1, 1906,
Local and Personal.
A J Macon, of Farmer, was here
Mrs 0 B Ingram, of Mt Gilead is
visiting Mr W P Wood.
Mi3 Annie Henley of Randleman
was in Asheboro Monday.
Mr H H Delk, of Tabernacle town
. ship spent Friday nig t in town.
Mr E C Poteet, of Why Not was
:in Asheboro Monday aud Tuesday.
Messes J 0 and T II Redding spent
.Sunday with their parents at Maud.
Mrs L II Worth is'spending sever--al
days in Greensboro with friends.
Misses Etta Blair and Laura Stiin
ison spent Thursday nigluin Randle
man. Mr W L Stutts of Seagrove is
attending the Masonic lectures here
Miss Lulu Steed, of Steeds, is
.spending a few days with friends
The Randolph Book Club meets
with Mrs II E Moffitt on Sunset Ave.
.-at 3.30 p. m. Friday.
Missus Kathleen Hall and Salhe
Phillips, of High Point, are isiting
relatives and friends here.
The contract has been let for
wiring the M E church preparatory
to installing electric lights.
Miss Rosa Spencer leturned Tues
day from Biscoe and Pinehurst where
she visited frieuda for several days.
The Graded School pupils were
given half-holiday on Thursday last,
it being George Washington's birth
Miaa Jennie Herndon. of Greens
boro, visited Mrs J T Moffitt here
last wek, returning to her home
A larce and nleased audience at
tended the Clifford Family Concert
at the Academy unapei inesuay
Misses Fleta York, Bessie Siler
;and Mr Roy Reitzell, of Liberty,
visited Misses Beulah and Ruth Fox
Saturday and Sunday.
- W H Moring, of the 6rm of Wood
& Morinjr, left Tuesday for New
York to complete the purchase of
their spring stock.
F T Macon, of Cordele, Ga, spent
Tuesday with his uncle, B F Newby
at the Asheboro Hotel, leaving yes
terday morning for his home.
W C Armstrong returned Thurs
day from Salisbury where he attend
ed the meeting of the Juniors. Mr
Armstrong represented Central Falls
-Council, No. 186.
The members of the colord Meth
odist church here are pieparing to
move their church building to North
Asheboro where it will be more con
venient for the colord population.
Mr Alex Underwood, who married
Miss Lillie Burnn, a daughter of Mr
and Mrs W M Burns, all of Ashe
boro township, have gone to High
Point where they will make their
future home. ,
Miss Nannie Ballinger went to
her former home at Guilford College
last Fridar, to remain two weeks.
During her absence, her sister, Miss
1 earl, will ave charge of the mil
J A Gorman, who has, with J A
Hammer, of this city, represented
the Gieensboro Life Insurance Com
pany, at Columbia, S C, has accept
ed the management of Bradstreet's
agency, at Saviunah, Ga.
Mr R R Ross haa begun the work
of remodeling the building recently
purchased by him on Depot street
Co. The house is bejng raised and
the interior will be renorated and
remodled for offices.
Mr L E Teague, of Chapel Hill,
was here Saturday en route to Far
mer to spend Sunday. Mr Teague
f anrerly held a position with the
Southern railaway at Ramsenr, but
is now assistant agent at Chapel
Hill. His old Randolph home is
Mrs Nnma Thornburg, of Lassi
ter, who has been ill at the sani
tonum of Dr Long at Greensboro
has recovered and visited friends at
High Point last week. She will re
turn to her home at Lassiter this
Mrs Kephart pleased the large
audience at the M E chnrch Sunday
evening in the rendition of a vocal
selection just before the sermon by
Dr S B Turrentine. Mrs Kepheart
possesses a voice of rare qualities
and is a great addition to the choir
in that church.
Mr Withers, of Worthville, was
T G McAlister, of Spray, visited
relatives here Sunday.
H B Presnell, of Seagrove, was
in Asheboro Monday.
Mise Annie Blair was a guest of
friends at High Point Sunday.
N C English, of Trinity, visited
Asheboro Monday on business.
Miss Bessie Coffin has returned
froni Troy where she visited friends.
Attorney 0 L Sapp visited High
Point and Greensboro Tuesday.
Mr Tom Green, of Coleridge
township visited Asheboro on busi
Mr and Mrs J D Ross have return
ed from an extended Southern tour.
They arrived Tuesday.
MesHrs E G Morris and S Laugh
lin attended the Penny Bros Horse
Sale a Greensboro Saturday. The
receipts from the sale aggregated over
Isaac P Frazier, railway postal
clerk between Asheboro and High
Point has returned to his run after
au absence of several daya with
relatives at Staley. During his
absence Frank Iielaml, of Winston
Salem, supplied for him.
Mr W I Myrick, county organizer
of Baraca classes, will be at the
Methodist Protestant church Sun
day, March 4th. All young men
who do not attend Sunday school
are requested to be present.
FLAG A DIRTY RAG.
Hell an Improvement on the
United States Bishop
Turner, Negro Says so.
Recent press dispatch from Ma
con, Ga., says: In an address before
the five hundred delegates, attend
ing the convention of negroes in
this citv, to discuss radical problems,
Bishop H M Turner declared the
American flag to be a dirty and con
temptible rag. He fuither said
that hell was an improvement on
the United States when the negro
was invohed. Id closing he said:
"If a little ignorant and stupid
white man who was never heard of
and never would be heard of until
ten thousand years after the resur
rection trumpet, wishes a little
notoriety hej begin3 to belie and
slander the negro and bounds into
popularity. And I challenge any
one or all of them to meet me in
public discussion and I will show
that the negro is a far better man
than they are."
Rev F H Wood Lectures on Indian Te'rltory
Rev Frank H Wood delivered a
very interesting lecture od Sunday
afternoon, lie has oeen in Indian
Territory and Texas for three
months, and he talked about his
travels. He lectured in the Chapel.
Mrs Irene and Miss Kate Craven,
who have been visiting Prof Pe
gram's family in Durham for the
past two months, returned home
Mr Fred Dominie, of Long Island,
who has been boarding at Mr Par
ker's for a few weeks, left for his
home on Friday. He made many
friends during his tay here.
Miss Amanda Leach, the efficient
postmistress, has been sick a week.
Her many friends hope for her
Miss Maggie Miller, of Millet's
Mill, who is a student in the High
School, is very ill with pneumonia.
Her father and grandmother are at
Mr Bullard and family, of San
ford, are visiting at Mr Benson Par
ker's. Mrs Herbert Ballance, of Greens
boro, spent a week at the home of
Mr J W Ballance, returning home
Mr and Mrs Earl Scarborough,
who have been in Shelby all the win
ter, came home on Saturday.
Mr and Mrs J J Fariiss, and little
James, of High Point, spent Tues
day afternoon here with Mrs Farriss'
father and mother, Mr Mrs Frank
Mrs Frank Wood is visiting rela
tives in Durham this week.
Mr Malcom, an old, and very
highly esteemed citizen of this
place, died at the home of his
daughter, Mrs June Johnson, at
High Point, on Monday, lie h?.s
made his home in High Point for
Rev J W Rowell, Assistant Grand
Lecturer, of the Grand Lodge of
Masons, is in the city riving a course
of lectures before the members of
the local lodge. He is a guest of
Rev W E Swain, pastor of the M P
To Core a Cold in One Dav.
Take LA.XATITIVE BROMO Quinine
Tablets. Druggists refund money if it fails
to cure. E W UHUVts signature is on
each box. 25c.
Mr Charlie Ragsdale Critically III School
Mr and Mrs D J Bell, of Greens
boro, are visiting Mrs Bell's father
Mr C O Bean, near here.
Mr Alfred Lawrence moved his
family to Mr S E Tiogdon's place
Misses Vina and Effie Harvel and
Mr Rufus Williams visited at S A
Cox's Saturday night and Sunday.
Mr Charlie Ragsdale, who has
been sick several months with
pulmonary trouble is not expected
to live many days.
Mr J B Parks, who is still at
Gieensboro is inproving they think
he will be able to come home in
Mr S A Cox's school at Welch's
school house will close March 17th
with a public exhibition.
Mr and Mrs Chas Hurley, of
Cedar r alls, visited Mrs Joe Hurley
Mrs Sol Caveness, of Greensboro,
after spending a week with parents
returned home Tuesday.
Mr W H Watkius visited Troy
and other points lasr. week.
The Clifford family, of Granville
county gave a very enjoyable musi
cal Concert at the Academy on the
22ond. The young ladies" of the
family are truly talented in music
and our people will always be glad,
to see them return.
Mrs Elizabath Bray, of Coleridge,
is visiting her daughter Mrs W H
Miss Carrie Freeman, one of
Franklin8ville's most charming and
popular young ladies, visited Miss
Alice Burgess Saturday and Sunapy
Mr J A Marsh Bpent Sunday and
several days last week yith Mrs
Mr Gurney Burgess, of High
Point, spent Sunday here with his
Mr Henry Hacknoy, of Charlotte,
called on Ramseur friends last
The Crescent Furniture Co. is
selling lots of furniture these days.
Mr Walter Johnson had the mis
fortune to have his left hand badly
injured by a belt at the Novelty
Wood Works last week.
Rev C A Wood filled his pulpit
in the M E Church last Sunday
preaching a very powerful ser
mon. Mrs I F Craven pre
sided at the organ and Prof.
McCanless with violin.
A Beautiful Wedding.
At the residence of the rid's
mother, Mrs Rebecca Dicks, at
Sophia, on Wednesday evening,
February 21 1906, by Mr J A Wall,
Esq. Mr L W Fentriss and Miss
Pearl Dicks, were united in the
Holy bonds of matrimony. A num
ber of relatives and friends were
present to witness the ceremony.
Mr J T Wall aud Mus Nana Dicks,
and Mr Calvin Dicks and Miss
Vivian Dicks, were the bridal at
tendants. The estimation of their friends
was shown by many beautiful and
This community has lost a most
popular and accomplished young
The lovely couple boarded the
train to-day for Hartoville, S C.
where they will make their home
for a while. We extend best wishes
for a long and happy life.
The Secretary of -tate has
chartered the Southern
Timber Company, Ashboro
with privileges to manufacture iron
and steel goods, together with th?
timber business, authorized capital
stock $100,000, of which amount
$40,000 is paid in by C C McAlister,
Asheboro, T G McAlister and E P
Wharton, of Greensboro.
I have found whir-h is permanent
in its effects." "It is the best
medicine I ever tiok in my life."
"It is the fitii-st medicina I ever
took for indigestion."
"It cured uie after doctor's treat
ment and many other medicines
failed." "It is the finest tonic I
These are the expressions which
grKtedme when I called on Mrs Q
II Anderson, Cleveland, N C, March
15, 1905. She had been a severe
sufferer from indigestion, which
fiequently produced nervousness.
One dozen bottles of my Iiemedy
made a perfect cure of her. It
cured her at the same time of a
troublesome case of tetter on the
Mrs Joe Person',
Charlotte, N. C.
Caraway Telephone Grows.
Mr James M Walker has placed
a telephone in his residence, with
connection from Caraway Telephone
J F Jarrell, the manager, has or
ders for six new phones which will
be connected with the Caraway Tele
phone Exchange at once.
Miss Ida M JarrelPs school will
close March 10th, with an exhibi
tion. Prof J M Way, of Asheboio,
has been invited to make the ad
dress. Mauley Miller is ill with pneu
mouia. J F Jarrell & Co is receiving
spring goods. They get better every
season . Call and see them.
F T Macon, of Cordele, Ga, left
for his home Tuesday. &f ter spend
ing several days here with his fath
er Mr Gideon Macon.
The 2nd of a ser es of orations be
ing given by the pupils of Farmer
Institute will be held in the school
building Friday evening. The pub
lic is invited.
E J Kerns was presented with a
Hue boy Monday.
Miss Clay Uedrick, of Fairmount,
entered the institute as a pupil Mon
day. From Ralph.
Miss Jane Henley, who has been
t.pHrnincr aormnl ir. Proat hua
p.lnsn.l hpr sfhnnl n.l rotnrne.1 hnm
Mr and Mrs A C Cox, epent
Saturdav niirht and Sundav at Mr
G W Spoon's.
Rev J H Stowe preached an able
sermon at Browei's Chapel last
Mr Alfred Staley, who has been
sick , does aot improve.
Misses Ida Henley and Birdie
Miller, of Asheboro, spent Saturday
night with Misses n;va and Hate
Gift to Eton College.
On Washington's Birthday the
Clio Literary Society, of Elon Col
lege, presented the school with a
magnanimous gift of school room
furnishings valued at $838.60.
This equipment includes black
boards, teachers' desks, chairs, and
platforms, and modern comfortable
opera seats with table rests for the
on the part of the society was made
i.v r.v,uu "f"
Mr C U Howell, of rloriu'i.
After March 6,000 farmeis com
posing the Society of Equity in the
weste n wheat giowing states have
agreed to withhold from niarktt auy
decreed as tquitable by the officers of
the society. They demand $1.00 per
bushel for wheat. The cutl for the
strike sets forth a miuimu u selling
price on all farm products.
By virtue of an order of sale muile Ijv the
Suiierior Court of KundolpU I'muitv. Xortli
Curoliiui, in a Special 1'roceeilinsr entitled
T W Johnson et al Vs J H Johnson et al, 1
will sell, on the premises of the hereinafter
described land on Match I'uth woo, at 1 2
o'clock 4i, at public auction to the highest
bidder, the following descnlied tracts of
land, lying in the County of Randolph,
state of North Carolina, and de cribed us
tract 1. A one-half uulivided io-1
torest in a tract of land lying and being in
Kandoiph county, s.ate of Xonh Carolina.
in ConcorJ1o.rnsh:;i, mi the waters of Tom's 1
Creek, adjoining the lauds of T W Johnson
and others, and l iinning at a black stuuin i
on the North riu.-of '1Y m a Creek just below
the Mill near the I'unl, th nee South 37 i
I o.es to u Btoiu- in the old lielu, thence est
iu xmst.p u unite oak on the South side of
..i n.e t 'i-itk a' high-water mark, the:ce up
t1 e . x'.o. acourses if the Creek 72 poles to a
atuKe, formerly Jones K Wood, Jr, corner,
thence in a North-west direction to a 6tone
on the West side of the Creek in T W John
sou's line at high-water mark, thence down
the various course of the Creek at high
wuter mark to the beginning, containing 10
acres more or less.
Tract No 2. Lying and being in the
County of i'taudolpb, State of North Carolina,
known as the Copper Hill tract, adjoining
the lands of T W Johnson and others and be
ginning at a turkey oak, thence North 8 chs
auu bo links to a black gum on Jones H
Wood's line, thence West 11 chs to an iron
wood on the branch, thence down the various
coun-es to th? branch 13 chs aud 50 links to
a dog noxl, tlen e East SO links to a white
oak on the Bank of the Creek at high water
mark, thence down the Cvek to the licgiu
ning, at high-water mark, containing 1U
acres more or less.
Tract No 3. Lying and being in the Coun
ty and Sia e aforesai J, situated on the South
side of Tom's Creek, ar.d beginning at a
stone, Johnson's and Sexton's corner by the
side of the mill road, thence West with their
line 2S poles to a stone, thence South-west
course, degrees unknown, 11 jmles and (i ft
to the lginning, containing 2 and one half
On tract No 1 is a Holler Mill, and with
said tract will lie sold, at same time aud Store oi iwlte LcwU-Wlnslow Hdw. Store, Ashe
place, a sixty horse power engine and boiler. noro, . . c, ,
There is situated also on said tract a five
room cottage and a barn.
Tract No. 2 adjoins Tract No 1 ami is I
valuable for mineral. Tract No. .'! adjoins
Tract No 1. It is attractive and valuable ,
TERMS OF SALE, one half cash, one-
half on a c edit of six months, purchaser to !
give bond with approved security for deferr- j
ed payment, and same to bear interest from
date of confirmation of sale until paid. j
lam requested to stale in this circular
that at the fore said time and place, the
other one half intoreet in tract No. 1 noi
herein advertised, and owned by T W John
son, will be sold at public auction, thus giv
ing the purchaser an opportunity to become
sole owner of the valuable 1 toller Mill and
tract of land on which it is located.
EL1JAU MOFFITT, Commissioner
This Fabruary 24th l'JOC.
O L Sapp, Attorney.
FOR STOMACH, BOWELS, LIVER AND KIDNEYS.
$1.00 per bottle, three for $2.50, six for $5.00.
Payne's Quick Relief Oil, 25 cents.
Pavne's fledical Soap, 10c. All sold by
ASHEBORO DRUG CO.
W. A. UNDERWOOD, Randleman, N. 0.
Back Creek Items.
Farmers have been very busy
during the past few days taking
advantage of the weather.
Rev N R Richardson, of Ashe
boro, preached at the county home
to a large audience Sunday.
Mrs Nancy Robbins spent Sunday
with Mr Drs"Bulla.
Mr Herbert Bulla and Miss Mada
Bulla spent Sunday at Mr Harris
Mr W R Poole made a business
trip to Greensboro last week.
Miss Jessie Davis closed a suc
cessful school at Lena's Grove Tues
day. We are soiry to see Miss Davis
to leave us.
Miss Mattie Bulla is improving we
are glad to note.
Mr Herbert Bulla left Wtdnes-
day for Greensboro to work
. airuurney MiniKan spent sun
Uay m Kanaieman.
Success to the Courier.
X Y Z.
j You ever stop to think that 99 1
out oi every 1UU piano agents
don t know any more about a
piano than you? We find from
actual statistics not one person
out of every 10,C00 can tell the
difference between a good piano
and a poor one unless compared
side by side, and many buyer
don't have this opportunity.
if you write to belore
hnvine- a niano. vou will run no
rjsk. He has been making
! pianos for 63 years and the Stieff
is me recognizea stanaaru uie
world over, sold only by its
! makei direct to you.
No. 5 West Trade Street,
i CHARLOTTE, N C,
C. H. WILMOTH, Mgr.
i xir j ai. t a . ,
0n Wyandottes I WOn tWO first,
j One Second and tWO third prizes
: on fi ve entries at the Central
Carolina Fair. These are some
i u a a a
, of the best strains in America,
' My Leghorns are headed Iby a
; fin cockerel from Wvcoff strain.
V.crrra I1 nn nor uffmr nf 19
: Satisfaction guaranteed.
: fiF.rt W. PI IfiH
: Box 39 Millboro, N. C.
Furs! Furs! Furs!
My advice to all trap
pers is to stop catching
minks this season, if
you see fit to send me
furs I shall pay you mar
ket price for same.
J D Payne, Burlington, N C.
Tin; undcrsiirued beirs to announce that he
hns iiH.-ned n lirit-ela-w Undertaking Estab
lishment and is now ready to serve those in
n. ed -f any tiling in his line. His stock is
i- -w iii.-l complete anil his prices reason
ti'.l. N- Hearse, Gentle Stock and careful
drivers. A share ol your patronage is re
spectiully solicited. Kespectfullv,
J. W. JOLLY,
D. K. LOOKHART,
Asheboro, N. O.
1 9 am to 1 pm
1 1 pm to S pm
l ,m n
We build Machinery to or
der, overhaul and repair ma
chinery, cut gears, make
patterns, models, etc.
Southern Machine Works,
High Point, N C.
The Three Dependa
bles IN EVERY HOUSEHOLD
Their value can't be toldin money
Vick's Croup and Pneumonia Cure
Prevents and cures in every
case applied externally, 25.
Vick's Yellow Pine Tar Cough Syrup
Prevents consumption and
cures worst cough, 25c.
Vick's Turtle Oil Liniment
Largest and best for man
and beast, 25c.
These are money and life savers
and no wise household will be
without them. Take no substi
tutes at your dealer's or send
Greensboro, N C.
Large stock of th;
reat Southern money
The coming nut. Both
useful and ornamental.
JOHN A. v0UNG,
Prop, of the Greensbo
Nurseries, Greensboro, N C.
But Big Money
You will save money by paying
cash for what you buy, and will
avoid paying for goods you think
you haven't bought. So call on
J. L. Norman and buy cheap,
where you will not be bothered
with book account.
Nice line Groceries, Notions,
Overalls, Suspenders, Pants,
Jones' Old Stand,
North side Depot street.
Shuttle Block Co..
7oo E. Washington St.,
Highest cash price paid for
M. S. Sherwood, Pres.
Hiram B. Worth, Treas.
M. L. ALLRED,
Barred Plymotlf Rocks
Eggs per setting of 13, $1.00.
Climax, N. C.