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The Asheboro Courier.
Asheboro, N. O.' Dec 20i 1906.
Local and Personal.'.
C F. Burns returned last week
from Cleveland Ohio,' where he
weut on business.
Lee A. Briles aud wife, ( Vliss
"Wallace,) visited Asheboro Mon
day. W. J. Baldwin, of Troy, visited
Asheboro on business last week.
Mrs. Beck, wife of Jno. Beck,
died Sunday night at her home near
Hoover Ilill, after a brief illness.
F. W. TenWinkle, of San Fran
cisco, was here Tuesday buying a
lot of chairs from the Asbeboio
Chair Co., which he represents in
W. C. Armstrong is assisting the
A neat appearance is half (he
bale. Start the new year with one
of Morris Seal boro-Moflitt Co's
warm, comfortably fitting suits.
The special collection for the
baptist Orphanage at Thomasville
Sunday, amounted to $11.00.
Misses Etta and Annie Blair and
irother, Mrs. Blair, will spend
ChristniaS with Mr. arid Mrs. A.
M. Uankin, at High Point.
C. L. Holton, who spent a few
days in Asheboro lately, writes that
he will return at an early date and
locate here to practice law.
It is said that there is now in
North Carolina more game than has
been kuown for 20 years. This is
in spite of tne fact that hunters
abound aud guns aud ammunition
are cheap. The present condition
is due entirely to the enforcement
of the law, backed by the Audubon
Society. There is some violation,
of course, but in the main the law
is being enforced.
Railway Postal Clerk Jas. M
fields, of Climax, heretofore run
ning between Wiliniugtou and Mt.
Auv, has been transferred to the
run between Durham aud Dunn.
G.- P. Barker, of Providence
Township, passed through Asheboro
Friday returning home from Cedar
Grove Township, where he went on
business. Mr. Barker recently pur
chased a tract of land known as the
4 Round Rock."
C. M. Ilayworth returned Satur
day from Gleuelda, Kan., where he
-spent the past year. Mr. Ilayworth
will manage the farm of his fath r,
Sheriff S. L. Ilayworth, in Coleridge
towrfhip, the Sheriff having moved
to Asheboro to devote his entire
time to the duties of his oilice.
There will be a Bale of all the
personal property belonging to the
late Mrs. M.J. Staley, one-half
mile from Julian in this county, on
Thursday, December 27th. Among
the articles to be sold are nice horses,
fine cattle and a lot of ehe.p, hogs,
grain, and all kinds of household
and kitchen furniture and farming
Nathan Burrow is opening a fresh
stock of groceries in the new store
on Fayetteville stieet in the north
ern part of Asheboro.
Rev. Henry Sheets, pastor of he
local baptist congregation, preached
two interesting sermons to good con
gregations in the Presbyterian
church Sunday. Mr. Sheets is an
earnest worker and an interesting
speaker, and our people hear him
XThe little son of Mr. and Mrs. E
A. Wiles, of Greensboro, was pain
fully injured at Winston Salem Fri
day while playing with a toy pistol.
The frequency of such accidents has
caused the Winston authorities to
consider legislation against them.
The AsheboroJGraded School will
close Friday for a two weeks' Xmas
holiday. The Mclver Memorial
Day will be observed on Friday
with an attractive program. A
Erogram of essays and recitations
y the pupils will be rendered. All
patrons of the school will be wel
come. The Pinehurst vestibule collided
-with a freight train at Ulah Friday
morning. No damage was done
beyond smashing the pilot from
both locomotives. The vestibule
was delayed two hoars.
Jas. Bailey, of Centnl Falls, was ar
rested last week for breaking into the
bonded warehouse of Thos. D.
Hodgin, near Spero, and securing
19 gallons of whiskey from the
government. The preliminary
bearing was given before U. S.
Commissioner Thaddens Ferree
Batnrday afternoon. Bailey was
boo ad over to Federal court. In
default of a bond in the sum of $250
lie was remanded ( jail.
P. A. Hale, conductor on the
Charlotte division of the Southern
was in Asheboro Tuesday.
McTyre Richardson will arrive
tomorrow from Trinity Park School
to spend Amas.
Miss Blanche Kearns, of Durham
win spend tne holidays with her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. 13
Miss Annie Moring will arrive
touay rrom tne .Normal at Greens
boro to spend Christmas. .
Alias Bessie Coffin is visiting
x-m.ier uu rov mis
Miss Marion Morirur will arrive
Saturday from Freemont to spend
Xmas. with her pareuts Mr. and
Mrs. W. II. Moring.
The Department Store is in Holi
day uttire, with two Xmas. trees
and loads of toys. Santa Claus
will be at the store in persou Satur
day and Monday.
A big line of Xmas. gifts, toys,
etc. at Wood & Mcring's. See big
Mr. E. A. Wiles, of Greensboro,
was nere lupfiday on business.
Mrs. M. A. Moflitt, who has been
visiting Mr. JS. L. Moffitt, of Elou
College, returned to Abheboro a few
day 8 ago.
Miss Laura Stimeon spent Sunday
Prof. J. M. Way is improving his
home on South Fayetteville street.
The Methodist Protestant Sunday
school .will have an entertainment at
the church on Monday night.
Miss Lula Stexl, of Steed, was
here Tuesday doing Christmas shop
ping. Mrs. W. C. Hammond and Miss
Irma Whitfield left Tuesday for
Laurinburg, to spend the holidays
with their parents.
Dr. and Mrs. C. C. Hubbard, of
Worthville, were here Tuesday, Dr.
HubbarJ attended the meeting of
The Randolph County Medical
Mrs. Allie II. Worth, Mrs. C. C.
McAlister and Miss May McAlister
returned from Greensboro Monday
after spending several days there.
Mr. W. J. Miller made a business
trip to Candor the first of the week.
Misses Edith and Agnes Moring
are expected Saturday to spend the
Our merchants have larger stocks
of goods this year thau ever before,
and more people are here purchasing
Christmas goods. Everything
taking on the holiday order.
There was born to the wife of
Frank Phillips, Colored, in Back
Crtek township, nenly three months
ago, three well developed children,
all girls, aud all are doing well.
The raising of poultry in this
section has increased woHderfuily in
the last lew years. L here is no in
vestment farmers can make that
will be better than the raising of
poultry, turkeys, etc.
The Juniors will hold a social
session in tneir nail on tne evening
of January 1st. ,
The Knights of Pythias are ar
ranging for a banquet to be given
early in January.
Invitations have been received
here announcing the marriage of
W. II . Ragan and Miss Lena Free
man, at the home of the bride at
Archdale January 2nd.
Burrow & Isley, is the style of a
new grocery lirm just opening up in
North Asheboro. Messrs. Nathan
Burrow and G. C. Isley 'compose
the hrm, Mr. Isley recently moved
to Asheboro from Burlington and
is a young man of men it, and is a
son-in-law of Mr. Burrow.
Christmas Tree at Center School-Home
Destroyed by 1' lre.
Wm. Bray, who is going to school at
Franklinville, visited at home Kiiturday and
Two ministers of the Friends' Church
pienched at Holly Springs Sunday.
There is to 1 a Christmas Tree at Centre
school house, near Holly .Springs, Christmas
day. JSuHKies the speaker for the day ora
tions, will le delivered bv Dunils.
The school has an attendance of about 00
pupils, under l'mf. J. C. Allen as teacher.
Miss Ella Brown, of Moore county, has
been visiting friends and relatives in this sec
tion for the past low weeks,
S S. Allen and John MoDitt went to Guil
The liody of the infant of IJalie Brown was
interred at Holly Sprincs cemetery one duV
last week. Dinhtheria caused the death.
Alfred Macon has beeu critically ill for the
pan ween, mil is improving.
Alnnin Alhriirht has moved his family to
the home of his father-in-law. Jos. Cox.
(Susan Staley, an aged colored woman, hail
the misfortune to lose her heuse last Sunday
night by fire. How (he lire originated is not
known hhe was absent at the lime.
Hiss DonsT Cox is teaching school at Sim
More seats and new steps would add to
the accommodation of ( outer school house.
J. U. Allen aud sister, Etta wont to Ashe
E. (J. 1'hillipps has movod to to the Eli
Cox plantation. We welcome him with us,
W. D. Brown died at his home in
.Spencer Monday Dec. 10 aud was
buried at the Waddell graveyard
Tuesday at 5 o clock, lie had been
paralyzed for some time and took
pneumonia a few days before his
death. He leaves hve children
Mrs. J. E. Elkins, of Union, S. C,
Dr. G. W. Brown, of Rueford, aud
M., T. L. aud Miss Lela Brown,
of SDencer. All of them came to
burying but Miss Lela. Mr. lirow
lived iu this neighborhood until
about three years ago. He was 71
Alfred Lowdermilk will sell par:
of his personal property the 10 of
January and move to nis son s iu
R chmond county.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Owen went
to Bear Creek last Monday.
There is to be a Uhnstmas tree at
Trogdon's school house the 24ih.
Everybody is iuvited to attend and
put presents on tne tree u tney
Miss Lina West, of Ramseur, at
tended the burying of Mr. Brown
and visited her aunt, Mrs. Beck.
S)me of the youug pe3ple in this
neighborhood attended the sociable
at J. M. Denton s last fctturuay
J.E. Young went to ureensooro
last week to buy more goods tor his
A Troy subscriber writes that the
Courier is one of the best weekly
newspapers iu tne estate.
By the same mail another sub
scriber who has been away from
Randolph 49 years, says he loves the
State of his birth, and likes the
Courier because it stands for good
s :h' o'b, good rjads and the eltrition
of society, and expresses the wish
that the Courier may go to every
family in Rai do ph county, as well
as elsewhere iu tnis section of the
Another subscriber writes that he
could not do without the Courier
for several times tne price which we
The appeal of George JJasty .to
the Supreme court of South Caro
lina, asking for a new trial, he
having been convicted of the mur
der Abbott Davidson at Gafrey and
sentenced to life imprisonment in
the peoitentiaiy, will be heard at
Cotasnbia this week.
In the rush of placing several
hundred names on our subscription
list within the last year, some natu
ral and unavoidable mistakes have
beeu made. These mistakes, so far
as we have been able to do so, have
been corrected. But now and then
our attention has been called to the
natter by some one who bears ill
will, without doing us the justice of
letting us know the trouble in order
that an opportunity might be given
to correct matters. We are not
only willing to correct mistakes, but
are anxious to do so. And it inert
is any mistake in our business de
partment, please do us the kindness
to Sit down aii i write us about it
without delay. If your name is not
right, or vou uie not properly crtd-
ited, or your name does not appeir
in the "subset lptious paid list pub
lished each week, please write us
and let us know about it. Do not
wait until we snd you a statement
of your account to kick, aud then
after the expiration of ten or twelve
mouths "bless us out" for a matter
which could have been corrected
easily had you called our attention
to it'at the time.
I saw in your paper that you
wanted the old soldiers to write u
few lines so I thought I would give
a short sketch of my camp life.
I was in Capt. Lineberry's com
pany. We were in several skir
mishes and a few bottles, such as
Bluefield, Va., Gum Swamp "below
Kinston, N. C. Also Bi utonsville,
at which place we held our lines all
day. Finally the enemy was rein
forced and drove us from our breast
works. We lost several men. After
this we commenced to march and
continued for some time. Occasion
ally we would stop and fight for
I was in Gen. Johnson's army
when he surrendered. I am now at
Elise N. C. working with the Ashe
boro Lumber & Manufacturing Co.
and'am a true Democrat. The
Courier is always a welcome visitor
at my home.
i ours truly,
P. A. Williams.
At Ramseur Monday morning 3
o'clock a. in. Miss Aggie Wallace,
the 14 year old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. 1. F. Wallace, after a short
illness of malarial fever, died. The
remains weie interred Tuesday
evening at the Ramseur ceiretery,
Rev. G, A. W-od conducting burial
Santa Claus' Headquarters
Old Santa Claus will establish headquarters for Asheboro and
surrounding! country at The Asheboro Department Store. Several
dayS affO it Was decided flnH tbo matiatrommt immi'atohr horror,
preparation for his reception.
The Store in Holiday Attire
Is awaiting his arrival. In the meantime we are offering the larg
est Mine to loy ann Xmas tricks m this section, at prices yet un
of heard marvelously low compared with counters of our com
titors. The secret is we know how, whon and where to buy. We
are making quick sales so come early.
We have silverware, beautiful ornimental vaces, water sets,
table ware, handsomely decorated lamps, and a most striking
line of wall pictures. Our stock embraces articles for the little
ones, too numerous to mention.
Santa will Attend Our Sale on
Saturday and Mondau
To delight the children we have secured Santa Claus as an
attendant on our sale Saturday and Monday. Everybody is invit
to meet him here on that date.
Diamond Brand Shoes
The most serviceable shoe for
ladies and misses on the market.
They embrace both style and
comfort. See them.
Walk-Over Shoes for Men
Last season we sold more of
this brand than any other sold in
this section. They are solid com
fort, to the wearer. Call for the
Don't forget our Grocery Department. We handle only
high-grade goods, the manufacturers of which are not excited
over the "Pure Food Law. " They have always been pure.
'Phone us your order, and receive the prompt service of our
quick delivery system. To keep in touch with us and our store
makes the problems of domestic life easy.
Do you want to substantially remember your
friends this year want to give them something
they will really appreciate see our collection of
hand painted china, cut glass, toilet articles and
other things too numerous to mention. Wei are
offering big bargains in these lines.
We are headquarters for both Christmas gifts
and groceries. We are anxious for the house
wives of Randolph county as well as Asheboro, to
try our special brands of canned goods, warranted
all high grade. Then we also have a fresh line
flavorings, crystalized fruits, raisins, currants,
etc., for Christmas. Fresh supply of sauces, pic
kles, preserves, etc-, Iput up by the celebrated
florris-Scarboro- Moffitt Co
To Be Givenlway.
A Beautiful $2.00 DRESSED DOLL,
I and a Beautiful TOILET SET
AT THE ASHEBORO 5 AND 10 CENT STORE
Every child under 12 yeaisof age gets a chance at
this doll for every 50 cent purchase they make here
after December 1st till December 24th, and every man,
woman, boy or girl gets a chance at the toilet set for
every $1.00 purchase they make during the same time.
We are going to offer some bargains that you can't
afford to miss. Prices below will show you some of
GUnware worth 1.1 and 20 rent at.... "
Ulmmrt worth 10 cents at "
Kntlre lot of Tinware per piece
Stationary worth H aud cent 10
Day books and lerifcer
Men' and ladle' !i. cent hoe
IS and HO cent picture and picture frame IO
We are selling everything at reduced prices. Come
at once before everything is picked over.
We are going to have a nice lot of Christmas goods to
please the children as well as the grown people.
Z. T. BIRD & SON.
W. H. Watkins, Jr.
We guarantee you
better values than
You can get any
Express or mail us
what you have and
we. will make returns
same day they are
If desired we will
hold goods until we
see that you are
satisfied or forward
according to your di
rection. Write for our price
Ramseur, - - N. C.
We have recently moved
our business into the Lane
store building on South Fay
etteville street, where we are
better prepaced to serve our
Come to see us in our new
store. Bring us all your chick
ens and eggs.
Buying Country Produce at
Top Market Prices is Our
RICH MO FFITT,
Asheboro, N. C 'Phone 34
We will give our
employees a fine Tur
key as usual this
We want 1.000 fancy. Fat
the choicest turkeys
that can be found in
How Many Can You Furnish?
Write us at once
and state number you
will deliver us by
Dec. 20th and prices
asked F. O. B. your
depot or delivered
PROXIMITY MERCANTILE CO..
Greensboro, N. C.
Vick's CRAMP and
Mr. L. Richardson, Chem.,
Greensboro, N. C.
This is to certify that I
have been using
Vick's cramp and Pneumonia
in my family for three years
and have always found it to
be a certain cure. I always
keep it on hand in case of
C. C. Cranford, Prop.
Crown Milling Co.
Asheboro, N. C.
L. RICHARDSON M'F'G
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