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Mr. U'lnnln;hKm Injured In Runa
way Wedding An Order of Son
of Rett Organised Other Items
Mr. A. R. Winningham's horse be'
came frightened at the train here
bunday evening and ran away,
throwing Mr. Winningham from
his buggy and hurting him right
badlv, but it is hoped not seriously,
The buggy was almost a complete
Mr. Patterson and Miss Shields
were married here Sunday, Mr. A.
F. Cox, J. P. Officiating. Miss
Shields is daughter of our jolly
townsman, Mr. Ervin Shields.
Miss Reader, of Lower Mill town,
died Sunday night. The family
have the sympathy of the town.
Mr. and Mrs. Baines, of Graham,
visited in town Sunday returning to
Graham on early train Monday
Mr. A. F. Cox went to Greensboro
Mr. Walter Craven had music
practice at Mr. Bowman's Saturday
night, and although the players
were not all present, the practice
gives promise of some excellent
music Saturday 14th.
Mr. Jas. I. Coward has moved to
Winston-Salem. Mr. Coward was
an excellent citizen aud a faithful
Sunday school worker. We hate
very much to lose him.
Bicycling is the sport of the
hour here now. The pretty spring
weatehr has brought to life about
all the old wheels in town. We
have some good bicyclists but Mr.
Melford Free seems to be the cham
pion "'trick" rider having learned to
"loop the loop" and many other in
teiesting tricks. The wheel he was
riding Sunday evening seemed to be
be very fond of race water. For
further particulars call on Mr.
There is some talk of Mr. Erviu
Shields, assistant Grand Organizer
Sons of Rest, organizing a branch
S. 0. R. Lodge here. M. Shields I
comes well reccommended and is
thoroughly competent having been
drilled by president G. H. Kinney,
of Franklinville. Lazy Bone Lodge
No. 1 the brightest in the State.
The Lodge here will be styled Rip
Van Winkle, Lodge No. 0. Mr.
Shields has received his chair. In
vitations extended Mr. Kinney's
Lodge. R. T. G.
PROVIDENCE GRADED SCHOOL.
Interesting Exercises Held Friday, April
6tlt-Prof. J. M. Way Delivered
The attendance at the commence
ment exercises of the Providence
Graded School on Friday, April 6th,
was as usual, very large, and the
program was enjoyed by all. Those
who participated in the exercises,
which lasted all day, acquitted them
selves admirably, and evidence of a
successful term were visible on all
The unavoidable absence of Prof.
Z. H. Dixon, who was to have de
livered the annual address, was very
much regretted. However, the
County Supt. J. M. Way, was pres
ent, and for over an hour held the
large assembly in rapt attention.
His address was very instructive,
and was the topic of much favorable
The program as carried out is as
Opening Exercises A Chant
Declamation Get Acquainted with
Yourself Hubert Cranford.
Declamation The New South
Recitation Becalmed Ruby Ju
lian. Reading Bobby Shaftoe F 1 o r a
Easter Entertainment. Married at
Cedar Falls. Snake Colls Itself
About a Dynamo.
An Easter entertainment will be
given at the academy next Saturday
night, April 14. Prof C. H. Julian
has prepared a nice program and a
good thing u in jjstore for every one
Many of our people attended the
funeiafof Mr. Joseph Sumner at
Concord church Sunday.
Mrs Hugh Parks, jr. and master
Russel, went to Sanford one day
last wer k to spend a few days with
relatives and friends.
Mr. Harvel, who recently moved
his family from Montgomery to this
place, lost a fine mule last week.
Mrs. W. D. Maner, Mrs. M. G.
Buie, Hugh Buie and Lettie Buie
went to Greensboro on a shopping
tour one day last week.
Mr. Isham Jones went to Liberty
hut Friday to visit his son, Jesse.
Chnfee Cox, lately of Proximity
has accepted a position with the
Franklinsville Mfg. Company as
boss dyer and oversetr of oiling and
sweepingin the card room.
Henry Patterson, of this city and
Miss Shields, of Cedar Falls, were
quietly manied at Cedar Falls Sun
day. We learn that they will make
their future home there.
The dynamo which furnishes
lights for the Franklinville Mf:,' Co.
Doll Drill and Burlesque Sixteen to be stopped for quite a novel
BIG ELECTRIC COMPANY.
Propose to C'ontttrnvt Inter-Vrbau Elec
trie Hallway within 50 Miles of
A charter was issued last week for
the North Carolina Electric Com
pany of High Point with one mil
ion dollars authorized capital for
the purpose of constructing inter
urban electric railways within a ra
dius of fifty miles of High Point.
There are 'three iucorporators, Dee
Allen of Candor, Montgomery
county, subscribing to 250 shares;
Daniel G. Griswald of Candor, 100
shares, and Melvin C. Hard of
Philadelphia, 150 shares.
Mr. J. A. Craven closed his school
al Fair Grove Saturday. Among
the visitois at the school closing
were Messrs. Dan White, Alfred
Henson, Weley Williams and De
Misses Mary and Elna Cox, of
Ralph, visited Miss Ollie Spoon
Saturday night and Sunday.
Mr. John Woodell and Miss Daisy
Jones, of Ramseur attended the
school closing at Fair Grove Satur
day. Mr Luther Allen, of Ramseur,
spent Saturday night with Mr. John
Mr. Henry Cox and family visited
the family of Mr Monroe Cox Sun
day. Fair Grove Sunday school was or
ganized Sunday with Mr Isaac Pugh
Mr. Gurney Pugh, of Ramseur,
spent Saturday night and Sunday
with his parents.
Miss Ida Allen, of Ramseur, visit
ed Miss Mary Woodell Saturday and
Miss Mary Burrow, of Franklin
ville, spent Snnday with her parents.
Mr. Alex Blair and family, of
Nashville, Tennessee, are visiting
the family of Mr. Charley Allen.
Mr. Rufus Craven and Mr. De
Witt Wiight were welcome visitors
at Mr. Stephen Woodell 8 Saturday
night M. E. W.
Girls and Boys
Newsboys Twelve Boys.
Address Prof. J. M. Way.
Declamation First View of
Heavens Claude Barker.
Declamation Stay in the South
Pantomime I's Bad Lota Gray.
Reading The Curtain 3 1 a d y s
Recitation More Cruel than War
Declamation Our True Ideal
Recitation Unfinished Music
Recitation Beautiful Land by the
Spoiler Untrod Grace Neece.
Drill Come Play with Me Four
Boys and Four Girls.
Play No Cure no pay.
Alleeii White, Chief
Alma Barker Carrie Gray
Dewey Wilson Bynum Field
In the afternoon the Providence
ball team crossed bats with the Ran-
dleman team. At the end of nine
innings the score stood 17 to 8 in fa
vor of Pro idence. The Randletnan
boys were somewhat surprised.
incident one day last week. G. C.
Russell, who has charge of the
plant, noticed a snake coiling itself
about some of the main wires of the
machine and but for his prompt
actiou in stoning the machinery
might have resulted in quite a seri
ous accident but it was closed
time to save both the snake and
Died April 2nd, 1906, of menin
gitis, Earl, the infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. W. M. Barrow, aged 6
months and 9 days.
The remains were interred in the
cemetery at Brower's Chapel, M. P.
church, April 3rd.
The rose bad plucked by the loving band;
Untarnished yet by time.
To blow or bloom ia btirer land v
Some fairer and brighter chime.
The little crib ia empty' bow,
And the little clothes are laid by,
And a mother's hope and a father joy.
In death's cold arm doth lie. j
, - Nrrris. I
Mr liroknw and Party tiuests at Ills
Game Preserve. Other Interest
Mr. W. G. Brokaw and guests
arrived here last Wednesday where
they expect to spend a part of the
spring and summer.
Mr. Fred Blair returned last
erening from Charlotte where he
has been visiting hie sister.
A telegram received this Morning
brings the sad intelligence of the
death of Mr. Willie Lewis, at Mt
John Elder left last monday for
JNew lork to take a business course.
Mre. E. C. Cranford and Mrs. W.
N. Elder attended the State -Con
vention held in Charlotte last week
reports a profitable time and they
also spent one day and night with
Uncle Zebedee Rush at Concord, who
is m very feeble health.
Mr. Hargett filled b;i regular ap
pointment here last Sunday. He
preached one of his plain and prac
Allen Blair ia at home on a visit
to his parents.
Some of our people attended the
silver wedding of Mr. and Mrs. B.
F. Hargett on the evening of the 7th.
Mr. Brokaw is having additional
buildings erected at this place.
Mrs. Carrie Gray is visiting her
parents tnis week.
Work of Year Most Satisfactory At
tendance Better Than Any Spring
m Term of Past Years.
The graded schools will close May
2. On the evening of May 1, there
will be exercises Or the pupils of
the primary and intermediate grades.
and on the evening of May 2 there
will be exercises by the pupils of the
high school department.
The work of the year now closing
has been very satisfactory. The
total enrollment has reached 315,
and the average daily attendance
has been more than 225. One very
gratifying feature of the attendance
has been that there has been no
appreciable falling off -in the at
tendance daring the spring term.
The final examinations for promo
tion will begin April 23, and con
tinue for a week.
The crowded condition of the pri
mary grades makes necessary the
addition of another teacher to that
dep rtment. ,
Why Not Items.
Rev. Martin Leach, of Lassiter,
spent Saturday night at Mrs. Sarah
Mr. and Mrs. B. Vandiford, of
Spero, and Mr. and Mrs. M. F.
Vuncannon, of Star, have been visit
ing at Mr. J. A. King's.
Mrs. Mary A. Spencer, wife of
Lemuel Spencer, died March 26,
1906, she was 62 years old. She
leaves a husband, 8 children, and 20
grandchildren to mourn their loss.
She had been a member of Pleasant
Hill church for 47 years. Her
funeral was conducted by Rev. Geo.
Among the new boarding students
recently entering school are Misses
Ina Beau, Hazel Cox, Justo and
Ulah Yow, Minnie Williams and
Mr. Carson McNeill.
Mrs. E. C. Poteet is recovering
from her recent illness.
Attempted Criminal Assault.
Henry Eller, a 17-year-old negro,
has been placed in mil at Lexington
to answer the charge of attempting
criminal assault, it is alleged that
he forced an entrance into the home
of a widow lady and daughter in
Davidson county one day last week,
where he spent the night. The
women say they commanded him to
leave in vain and that he attempted
to assault them.
The negro claims that he was!
drunk and did not know where he
was; and that the next morning
where he awoke he quietly left the
Confederate Veteran's Rennlon Will
Meet In Hew Orleans, La., April
For the above occasion the Southern Bail
way will sell tickets to New Orle ana, La
and return at rates named below:
Qoldsboro, f 20 00
Selma, 19 55
Durham, 18 50
Greensboro, 17 40
Winston Salem. 17 20
Salisbury, 16 45
Hickory, 15 75
Charlotte, 15 55
Approximately low rates from other points.
Tickets on sale April 22nd, 23rd, and 24th,
with final limit April 30th. The original
purchaser may secure extension of final limit
until May 2 let by personally depositing
ticket with Joseph Richardson, Special
Agent, Theater Arcade, New Orleans, La,
not earlier then April 26th nor later than
April 30th, and paying fee of fifty cents.
General J S Carr has selected the South
ern Railway via Atlanta, Montgomery and
Mobile as the official route for 'his "Annual
Confederate Veterans' Special," which will
consist of first class day coaches, and Stand
ard Pullman Cars to be handled through to
New Orleans without change.
This special train will leave Raleigh, N C,
at 3 30 p m, Monday April 23rd, and will
reach .New Orleans about o JU p m, lueaduy
April iMth. Anyone may use this special
train. Jiertii rate from Kaleighmul Durham
$t 00, Greensboro $5 50, Salisbury and
Charlotte $5 00. Two persons mav occupy
a berth without additional cost. Excellent
service on regular train in either direction.
Ask your Agent for rates from your station.
For further information and Pnllman reserva
R L Versos, Trav Tass Agt..
Charlotte, N C
Notlcete the Public.
We hereby give notice that no
lumber will be paid for by the coun
ty Commissioners until put in use
by the overseer on the public roads,
and such use must be so stated and
certified to by said overseer when
the claim is presented to the Board.
H T Caveness, Chairman.
J. D. Marshal claiming to operate
a cold storage at Greensboro traveled
this and Chatham county recently
buying eggs, placing orders for fu
ture delivery at 17c a dozen. Citi
zens along Page's road shipped to
him at Greensboro hundreds of
dozens. An accomplice of the swind
ler was at the depot at Greensboro
and aa fast as the eggs arrived he
would ship them to the North These
eggs were never paid for by Marshall
and it is estimated that citizens have
been swindled out of $6,000 or more.
$300 reward has been offered for his
The Busy Store.
Our Messrs Carter and Craven have just return
ed from the Northern markets where they bought
one of the largest and handsomest stocks of goods
ever shown in Ramseur. All up-to-date and prices
right. A fine line of silks from
50 cents to $1.50 per yard
Our Millinery Department
will be in charge of Mi-s
OiaMay Cox, the accom
plished and clever milliner
from High Point. The
ladies hats are beautiful this
spring, Come and see them
Our clothing department
is complete and we can fit
all from the four-year-old
boy to the large man. We
have a nice line of Shirts
and Neckwear right from
Mattings, Rugs, &c. A full line of Groceries al
ways on hand. Guano and Acids. Come and see
us and we will do you good.
Ramseur Store Company,
H. B. CARTER. Ma.na.ger.
GOOD STOCK IS NECESSARY.
Miss Sallie Bostick who spent Sat
urday and Sunday at Asheboro a
guest of Mrs. G. W. Hunsucker,
returned Monday morning to Rau-
Mr. J. H. Vestal went to High
romt and Greensboro last week to
purchase goods for his store.
Air. u. M. llenry and cousin,
Miss Lillie Henry, of Asheboro,
spent bunday evening with Misses
Caroline and Mary Ann Henry.
Miss Jane Smith has commenced
a subscription school at Brower's
. Master Frank and Ernest Smith,
of Asheboro, spent Sunday with
their uncle, Mr. S. F. Lowdermilk
The six months' old child of Mr
anu Mrs. William Jourrow was
buried at Brower's Chapel last Tues
Ky virtue of an order of sale made liy the Su-
nerior Court of KaudolDh countv. in u sueoinl
pmcecuiug, mi'rein pending, euuueu vena M
Allen, Infant, by her Next Friend. J. L. biles.
et al, ex parte. 1 will rell at public auction to
ine nmnegt maner, ai i o'ciuci m.. ou Kuturday
May r-'in, two, ai me uouri nouse aoor, in amis
bore. North Carolina, the following; described
tract of land, lying aud being in Kranklinville
township, adjoining the lands of J. L. Giles, and
others, and containing 150 acres, and known as
the farm of Daniel Allnii. deceased.
1 his land is three miles from Asheboro, 2 miles
from Centra) Falls and 2 miles from Cedar Falls.
has good buildings, an 8 room house, large barn,
corn cribs, wagon shelters, tool shelters, and is
well improved and well watered: about 6S acres
of wood li nd. about 40 acres under cultivation,
and a good pasture under fence.
Terms of sale, one-half cash and one-half on a
credit of six months, the purchaser to give bond
and approved security for deferred payments,
and game to bear interest until paid.
E. Murrrrx, commissioner.
This 11th day of April, 1906.
And this necessity can be meb
by securing your horses and
mules from a dealer who handles
them and knows reliable stock
when he sees it. I will have a
car load of good team mules and
good brood mares at my stables
about April 9th, and also have
some nice driving horses. Come
R. R. ROSS,
Asheboro, N. Caro.
. . New Goods . .
Central Falls Store Co. has just received a lot of
spring goods in
SUITINGS, WAISTINGS, SKIRT GOODS, LACES,
AND EMBROIDERY, SHOES AND OXFORDS,
AND BOYS' AND MEN'S CLOTHING.
We still have a lot of goods to close out cheap.
Come and let us show you through our stock.
Central Falls Store Co., E. O. York, Mgr.
SEEDS GROW! asiS
that can be grown, you should lead Tb Thirtieth
Anniversary Edition of-
BURPEE'S FARM ANNUAL FOR 1906.
SO well known as the "Leading American Seed Catalogue." It is mailed FREE to all.
Better write TO DAY. W. ATLEE BVKPEE A CO- PHILADELPHIA. PA.
Pleasant Ridge Items.
Mr Leonard is visiting his daugh
ter, Mrs. James Momtt.
We saw in The Courier that the
grand jurors had ordered a new
court nouse ount out it tne over
seers don't look after the Asheboro
and Buffalo road we will never
Among the visitors at J. L. Bray's
Sunday were s. v., ana A. e. (Joi
and E. L. Eeece.
Mr Erneet Cox and family visited
Mr. v. m. uox Sunday.
Kip Van Winkle
Miss Esther- Anman delightfully
entertained the Ramblers at her
home on Sunset Ave. on Satu rdv
at 4 p. m. A large number of the
members were present and enjoyed a
musical program, prepared bv the
program committee, in which Misses
Bulla and Corrinna Aumau partici-
fiated. After the program came de
icious refreshments which were car
ried out in violet colors with aouve
niers of bunches of violets for each
guest. , i
Not a month before you will be ready for your Easter
dress or your Easter Monday shirtwaist suits.
The latest showing in Dress goods, embracing all of
fashion's spring fancies can be found at our store. Our
buyer has visited the fashion centres and has purchased
the most desirable fabrics, in the most popular shades.
Some Popvilar Materials:
Fabrique de Paris Light
Woollen dress goods in lat
est shadow effects, in black,
navy, sage green, and pearl
gray. From 50c. to $1.50 a
Linens in white and
brown for dresses are a
Other beautiful patterns
are shown in dotted swiss,
mulls, and flowered and
plain Persian lawns.
And then for trimmings,
delicate laces, and insertion
will be largely worn. Our
line is the most select and
prices range from 25c. to
$2.00 per yard-
ask your attention to our
large and most comprehen
sive display of newest
for ladies, misses, children
The assortments embrace
the richest qualities for
ladies and gentlemen, in all
leathers, for all occasions.
Our line of spring cloth
ing is without a rival. We
can furnish you the best of
either custom or tailor-made
suits, in the latest spring
cuts. In our stock can be
found the best goods made
by the now famous Griffon
merchant and custom
You should furnish your
self with the most nobby
articles in neck-wear
hats, and other furnishings:
We have them at popular
Wood . goring.