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nounced The Montgomery Teach
Carl Steed is relieving Agent
Freeman at the freight and express
office at Troy. Mr. Freeman is off
on a vacation.
Miss Rosa Cox, of Dade City,
Fla., after spending several days in
Randolph county, ia visiting at
Alvin P. Reeves, of Eldorado,
died December 5tli, at the mature
age of 82 years. One daughter and
two sons survive him.
Two gentlemen from Iudiaua
were in Troy last week trying to
trace their family connection in that
county. They were brothers, Hal
tour by name. Their ancestors left
Montgomery in 1831. They found
many relatives, but none remember
ed their ancestral pioue -rs.
1 1 is announced that the teachers
of Montgomery coiintv cannot draw
their salaries before the tirst Mon-1 Mt. Olivet Thursday December 27th,
day in January. On that day the j beginning at 10 a. in. There will
fuml will be apportioned, us provid-! he religious services in the church
ed by law, hence the teachers have! in themorning and masonic services
to wait. I in the church or hall in the after-
Friends in town have tv,'.'ived the' noon. We are expecting some dis-
Mt. Olivet Items.
T. B. Tysor left Friday for Tysor's
Mills to see his sister, Miss Nettie
Tyeor, who is very sick and not ex
pected to live.
Duncan Brown died in Spencer
last week and was brought to bis
old home, Waddell's Ferry, to be
buried. Mr. Brown moved from
our community only a few years ago.
He was a good man and the family
have our sympathy in their sad be
reavement. Wni. Hammond, of San Atonia,
Texas, is visiting relatives and
friends in the neighborhood. It
has been eleven years siuce Mr.
Hammond visited here.
Rev. J. J. Eada returned to our
circuit and preached his first ser
mon Sunday for the new year. We
are all glad to have Mr. Eads back
with us agaiu.
Miss Estelle Sugg returned home
Friday from Trinity where she has
been in school.
There will he a Masonic day it
Mr. and Mrs.
Frank K. Sturdiv.-.nt
request the honor
of your presence
at the marriage of their sister
Mini! io M-.ie Stuart
Mr. Ruldick .Marvin rnit,i:
on Tu'-ilav uiorni jg
December I lie eiglitee:. . h
nineteen hundred mi.!
at half after ten nVi"i
First Method i-jt Fpiscoj,.d L'liurJa
after December tViMitV-sitii
WadeviMe, X. C.
Miss Stuart is a daughter of Mr
lar memliei or Montgomery society.
Mr. Brutou is a promising young I dleman
man 01 a-'evill
STANLEY NEWS NOTES.
Coiidemiiation Proceeding In The Win
ston Salem Southbound Bight of Way.
The Winston-Salem Southhound
Railway Company has instituted
condemnation proceedings to secure
rights of way through this county
against several parties, and the
cases were heard last week before
E. M. Asbnry, J. F. Lilly and T.
S. Parker. It is expected that the
construction work will be given to
contractors at an early date.
Parker-Little Furniture Co,, will
occupy their new quarters in a few
The presence of Game Warden
Tomliuson, of Davidson couuty here
this week, and his arrest of Attor
ney Zeb. B. Sanders and Mr. Jenes
foreman of the Index, under the
Audubon law for hunting upon the
lands of O. II. Whitley without per
Mrs. Devout s, of Atlanta, is vis
iting her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. O. Jennings.
Mrs. M. A. Glass visited her
sister at Cooleemee last week.
T. M. Jennings, of Franklinville,
was in town Sunda? morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis., of
Staley, visited Mrs. Davis' parents
There have been several good
porkers killed around here this fall.
Mr. Arnton L-jngh'in had one that
weighed 440 and Mr. S. E. Free one
that weighed 406. While these may
not have been the largest, they are
the most interesting yet reported as
there was a wager between Mrs.
Laughlin and Mr. Free as to who
should raise the largest hogs from
pigs of the same age. The wager
was a nice hat if Mr. Free won and
a nice dress if Mrs. Laughlin won
As the lady was the winner, every
The Republican candidates in
Terrell county may contest the
Democratic Representative - elect,
Senate, in the next House, on the
grounds that the elected candidate
was Clerk of the Ceurt at the time
of the election and continued as
Clerk uutil the first of this nonth.
Republicans claim that there are
several similar cases in the State.
Moses N. Harshaw, the Republi
can Representative elect from Cald
well County was Solicitor of this
district when he was elected to the
tin uished speakers for the day.
The 27 Mt. Olivet Lodge No. l!r
extends to all a cordial iuvitation to!
be present ami to bring well tilled;
baskets. The Lodge also invites all j
masons and members to be present
as there will be special work to do'
mission, has set the process of Iaw!body woultl thiuk it; very mean and
in motion. Messrs. Sanders and nngallant of Mr Free if he doesn't,
Jones were released at the hearing j "come across" with something real
mue, uuu mi. juauguuu Buys f
silk will do if he can't get auything
better, as sil k is very becoming to
Best Christmas wishes to the
Courier and all its readers.
A reward of $100 has been offered
for the arrest of Wm. W. Manley,
late mauager of the Portner Brew
ing Co's branch at Salisbury, who
recently embezzled $1,700 from the
company and skipped.
Notice to Teachers.
I have received a great number of
inquiries hs to the use of the new
and the old text books. The nse of
the old text books may be continued,
till September I, 1907. At that
time the new books must be used.
If patrons are forced to buy books
this winter theyehould buy the new
If any teachers did not receive
special report blanks with their
North Carolina Day programs they
will please report immediately for
their schools as follows: the enroll
ment, the average daily attendance,
the cost of fuel per month, other
incidental expenses, and the number
of days the school has been taught
since July 1, 1906.
J. M. Way,
County Supt. of Schools.
Thii.king perh.ips a short sketch
eta t'.w) weeks spin in this and
other localities might interest your
re.nler.-, 1 will give th" following.
While on a business trip to
(ireeiislmio some ten days past, I
uiis rail 'd on to witness the very
niiv'v arranged and oniet marriage
L. Smart, of Star, and is a popu- of the youngest daughter of Mrs.
Margaret Lane, 4'oitnerly of Run-
Spending Sunday with
other friends near Greensboro, I
- - 1 received an invitation to another
i.Uifity items. marriage that is to take place on
Pauline, an operetta by Ohas. 11. Sunday after Xmas. The bride to
Gabriel will be rendered'by the stu-' -' from Randleman.
dents of the Liberty Normal College! Mws Bertie Bray, daughter of
on Thursday night of this week. It! Mr. aul Mrs. J. C. Bray of Central
is the tiist thing of its kind ever i rails, and Henry Cross also former
rendered bv the college, and the fact ; b' of Central Falls, were happily
that Prof. L. M. Foust is the di- i married recently,
rector assures its success. 1 On a business trip to Seagrove
The Liberty Normal College has : h'St Friday the loth, the freight
had the largest enrollment In themd passenger trains ran together
history of the college. The term at Ulah station just below Asheboro
closes on Dec. 20. The outlook for ! smashing the cow catchers on both
the spring term is the brightest it engir.es and derailing the freight
haa ever been. The work done has! engine, luckily no one was hurl
been the highest class, and the stu-1 The passengers on both trains stiff
dents have a' 1 dene well. The stu-' f red but little inconvenience except
dents will leave on Friday of this : delay of the vestibule. Another engine
week to spend the holidays at their; was soon at the place to pull the
homes. " derailed engine on the track again.
Prof. L. M. Foust gives asstuancei 1 made a delightful trip to Mr.
that he will be connected with the ' W. II . Uussel's on Little River,
Liberty Normal College during the
spring term. I'rof. Foust is a grad
uate of the New Knglund Conserva
tory and is a line mush-iau, and his
where every thing seems lovely and
prosperous. Coming bark, as I did
by Seagrove, I could not help think
ing what a pity it is that the
work has given perfect satisfaction Southern Railroad seems to be un
to the colli
Piof. .J. A. Hovnady will spend
the Christ mas holidays in Kuoxville,
Ttnnesser, visiting his brother-in-law,
I r Hackney.
Mr. B. S. Kim ivy will soon have
up a model dwelling. The work
men have been busily engaged there
for some time, and will be for some
time to come.
We are pleased to have Rev. J. W.
Frank returned as pastor of the
Methodist Protestant Church here.
able and inadeMiiate to handle the
lumber and cross ties, being placed
at that station. Not only the right
of way but the grove near by is
1 till of it and more coming in.
A merry Christmas, to all.
Miliburo It. r. I).
C. II. Redding has been
confined to his bed for several weeks,
and is in a very ciitical condition.
Miss Winnie Nelson is at home
from Randleman High School to
Our people are also pleased to have ! spend the holidays.
Dr. Grissom as pastor of the M. E. j Miss Goldan Allrilge and Misses
church. 1 Lama and Ollie Julian of Millboro,
Rev. John Burgess, pastor of Lin-1 spent Saturday night and Sunday
coin Circuit, M. P. church, spent j with Miss Mabel Lineberry.
BOtne days in Liberty recently, Mrs. W. S. Linebeny, after Bpend
much to the delight of his old j ing three weeks with her son, C. T.
friends and acquaintances. j Lineberry, of Winston-Salem re-
J. D. McCollum. of Reidsville, turned home last week,
was here the hist of this week. He Your correspondent is in receipt
came to accompany his daughter, j of a letter from Mr. Joseph C. Vic
Miss Ada, home. Miss Ada ha3 1 kory, an old Randolph Boy, now a
been a student ot the Liberty Nor-j resident of Bloomingdale Ind., atat
mal College for the past term. I ing that he will be inGreeneboro on
The Masonic order has established ! the 19th, inat. to spend a few days
a lodge here which seems to be do-1 with relatives and old friends in
ing good work. Guilford aud Randolph.
The Reading Room established by j Democrat Bill, has sold his cot
the Liberty Normal College is quite; ton aud is now ready for another
a help to the student body. On the campaign.
table are about 30 of our best period-i Mr. Marion Trogdon is prepar
icals and magazine ! ing to start up his Foundry in a
i ror. AmicK win spenu most ot j few days,
the holidays at home working in
the interest cf the Liberty Normal
That A!'i -ok'e Plasters are the highest re
salt of ni'dinil science and skill, aud in in
gradients and method have never beeu
Thntthey are tlieoiigioal and genuine por
ous plaatars apon whott4 repuiation imitator
That llcock'! plasters never faij to per
form H jenieilial work quickly mid effec
tually. That f r Weak Rack, Rheumatism, Cokls,
Long Tn . " le, Kidney Difficulties, Strains,
and all h i l puin they are invalaabfe.
That iien ynu buy Alii? ck's Plasters yoe
obtain t 't t pliHters made.
The school at Grays' Chapel is
progressing nicely under the man
agement of Mr. Elmer Julian.
Cow Walked Out of a Well.
'I Yadkin Ripple tells that a
cow recently fell into a well at Yad
kv . e, and when found seemed un
lnj . "I. Ropes were brought? to
r . 'ier out but this was impractic
al crowd gathered, secured picks
: -els and began downponr
1 upon the cow who continnal
oled it under foot. Soon
'.' wi.s sufficiently filled and
v ia freed. She had walked
of Lexington ha' recent
i. Flectric Burg'i
V Barrett has been op
stuiaster at Pinehnrst,
before Esq. J. W. Bostian, who
made the ruling that under section
3480 of the Revisal there was no
violation of the law until a refusal
to give permission to hunt had been
declared. We are told that the
State is not satisfied with Mr. Bost
liu's ruling and the case will go he
fore the superior court upon a mat
ter of law. In the meantime, Mr.
Sanders claims that his arrest was
without authority, and he expects
to make the game warden and the
Audubon Society pay dearly for the
Rev. A. B. Iliuirycutt, of Nor
wood, is assigned to Glen ville cir
cuit, Yad km county. lie is a b oth
er of our townsman A. C. Ih.ney
cutt. The damage by lire on the n:ght
of November 28 to the cotton ware
house of the Wiscassett mills, in
which a number of bales of cotton
were burned, has been appraised at
2,500 and the undeiwrkes wi.l ad
just the loss at these tigures.
Alderman L. Ed Ileilig is secur
ing subscriptions for 5,000 shares
in a new Building & Loan Associa
tion to be stajted at Salisbury early,
Annt.u. Statement iK Tin: Boumimk Cot sty
CoMMlsSlnNKIIS llill K.lNlmlJ-11 Col'STY
urn nil; veiii F.smsci November the
II. T. t'liveness, l.j I' Com'r $ 30 (1
10 miles Ui 5 cents... 2 (X)
II. ti. Lassit. r, IS D'seom'r 30 (Hi
4 Hi miles di routs... L'O 80
A. X. llulla 11 l's com'r 28 OU
1'L'l miles id ocents.; II L'O
J. T. nmonlis l.'i IVs t'lerk to
tiuard 30 00
Total $152 00
1, .1. P. IWi.Mgh. Clerk i.f Board of
Comity Cniimiissioiiers fur Itamlulpli county,
ilo hoii)ly certify that the foregoing (state
ment as to er iliem and mileage of County
Cuiiiinissioiiers, nail vr diem of C'ler i to
Board is true and correct
J. 1. Ilolloi nun.
Clerk to Hoard.
This Dec. 3rd UNM..
The Ladies' Shop
Everything in style
and the price and
quality are our best .
ments or all kinds,
Cloaks, Skirts, Dress
Goods, Silks, extra
length Gloves and
everything in Ladies
If we sell you onces
you are sure to come
again. 1 Mail orders
given prompt atten
tion: We pay ex
press on amounts of
$5. and over.
When here call on
(Next to P. O. Building)
High Point, N."Cv
During last year there was an in
crease of 50 per cent in the popula
tion of Asheboro. This year it is
said that the increase is still great
er. .More dwelling houses have been
erected this year than were ever
erected before in one year yet it is
almost impossible to get a house
for rent. Many citizens have
erected lionies for theni-'elves this
year; a number of theui have aided
in erecting homes by the Building
and Loan Association.
I iltccn Minus tills inter.
According to Mr. Geo. Beck, a
Davidson county fanner, there are
15 snows due this winter. Eigh
teen snows were on the calendar for
the season, but thre of them have
already been checked off, two skiffs
and one a little larger, probably u
skuft. He bases his predictions on
the fogs in August. For every fog
in August there will be a snow in
the winter. Mr. Beck says there
were eigliteen fogs.
How People Lose Their
By concealing it about their person; by stowing it
away in mugs, jugs and jars; by sewing it up in.
skirts and ticks; by tucking it under couches and
carpets, in cupboads and bureau drawers. These
are some of the ways by, which people lose their
money, and sometimes their lives.
How People Save Their
By depositing it in a good bank. Confident that
this bank fully meets the public's needs, we tender
its services to all who believe in keeping on the
4 per cen interest on savings deposits compound
ed every quarter.
BANK OF SOWH GREENSBORO, crnsboro. n. c.
SOUTHERN LOAN & TSUST COMPANY,
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS. $300,000.00.
The Christmas Thought Ra-
FROM EVERY SECTION OF OUR BIG STORE--FROM
EVERYWHERE GOODS FOR CHRIST
Our Holiday Specials
are Represented in Large and Attractive Assortments of French and German Novelties in
Bisque and Metal, Gold Inlaid on Glass, Pottery, Bric-a-Brac, Brass and Copper Articles,
FrenchChina in a great variety of Beautiful Plaques, Plates, Comforts, Trays, Cups and
Saucers, Tanquards, a Grand Array of Japanese Pottery and China, Chinese Porcelaines,
Artistic Pieces in Small Furniture, Screens, etc.
Ourf General Stock Offers Many Useful Gifts
Year after year THE USEFUL grows more into favor, and this Christmas season our
splendid stocks of things useful are in entire harmony with the Christmas Gift demand
gifts may be easily chosen customers will find no such variety elsewhere.
Boys' Tool Chests
Boys' Steel Wagons
Bedroom' Suites, $12.50
to $40.00 3
Dresden Toilets, $10.00,
Couches, $5.00 to $25.00
Mattresses, $2.00 to 12.00
Rocking chairs, $l.t)0 to
Iron Beds, $6.00 to $15.00
Art Square Rugs, t
Hall Racks, 7.50 to 15.00
Easles, .75, 1.00 and 1-50
Collar and Cuff Boxes
Comb and Brush Sets, .50 to 5.00
Manicure Sets, .50 to 3.00
Shaving Sets, 1.00 to 4.00
Ladies' Work Boxes, 1 00 to 3.50
Jewel Cases, Gold, 4.25 '
Bisque Figures, .25, ,50, .75, 1.00 and
Bust Figures, .75, 2 50 and 3.00
Clocks. .75, i:00, 1.50, 2.50, 7.50
Silver ware Butter '.dishes, Bread
Trays, Knives and forks
Albums, .25, .50, .75, 1.00, 2-00 .
Musical Albums, 3.50 and JO
Pictures from .10,' .25, .50, 1.00, 4.00
Umbrella Stands, Jardinera
This week ail cloaks
and furs will be reduced
10 per cent, from former
Erice. We have some
You men will need a
New Suit, Over Coat or
Raincoat for Christmas.
We have them just in,
and can fit you.
Our store will be kept
open each night until 9
o'clock. Goods well dis
played and priced. Come
and see before the rush. ,
After Thought: gSf!
All new goods and
King Bee. for Men and Boys, Patent.
King Quality, " "
Society King " " "
Queen Quality for Ladies.
.Wood (EL Moring.-
Up-To-Date Clothiers and Furnishers.