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ALBEMARLE AND STANLY COUNTY.
LEXINGTON AND DAVIDSON COUNTY.
SCHOOL COMMITTEEMEN NAMED.
JURORS FOR AUGUST COURT,
THE PEOPLE RULE.
CONCORD AN! CABARRUS COUNTY.
S1ATESYILLE AND IREDELL COUNTY.
v A.'WlSoeclalist Allows his Son to
: - die; To Have an Ooera House.
duuiiv auicrurise, 4 uijr itm
f r aTHw Southern Conference of the
' tlt : r " ? n i .Mi a.
H 1LI 1Y1 HnHUIll 1H. I y 1 1 11 1 I 1 1 . LlbUllf V
Counfcv. Kev. M. M. Brown, deb-
' LIU. UL1 1I1UINUUV DHlUfH IiLIH 1IIU1LIJ
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Sundav of Julv at 10 a. m. Thurs-
daj, 11 a. m., opening sermon by
the president, Rev. N. D. Bodie;
afternoon,, reports on state of the;
Church. Friday, 11 a m., ear-
Wertz; alternate, Rev. C. A.
Brown ; afternoon discussion,
Means and: Nature of Conversion,
Rev. J, E Shenk or Rev. Geo. H.
Cox. D. D; Saturdav morning.
TTfiw flan Wh Rast; Tntftrosh Ynnnc
Man Tn f!KninVi WnrL-9 Pair TT
MLV11 Xll VUUiVU If V.Ai XVU I
A. McCullough or Rev. E. L. Rit
chie. Sunday, 11 a m., sermon,
Rev. R. C. Holland, D. D.; alter
nate, J. E. Shenk C. R. Pless,
The meetings at the Baptist
church are progressing with ever
increasing interest. There have
bceu live baptisms to date. Mr.
' Tk : j 4. u
uuuu is a viguiuue, uruuuti piuttuu
rev of righteousness. He "bears
. aown nara upon sin, wnetner in
. the church or out of it. The
many ways, having thrown off
hindrances and having put on
The little son of John Ingram.
; of the Stony Mill neighborhood,
was injured about the head, Sun-
:: "day, by falling over backward on
'".'.Via flnnr whila rvl nvi ncr Thft
child lost consciousness and as it
r-. r - m ' " - - . . t-v tin . i
t a i I Afl -v vsisva hi it I ll A nir l att rvT
"-Albemarle : iiras called. Jtle ex-
.auuueu wie uunuuuu um uut
Bcribe'f or itr stating tKatnt w ould
proved true, the child waking up
about ten o'clock at night, in its
usual, normal way.
5 Jones Thompson died Tuesday,
at his home in East Albemarle.
Dr. Whitley was called in last
Saturday, after the young man
had beensuffering from fever for
a number of days, the case having
been under the supervision of his
father. G. D. Thompson, who is
.somewhat of a "Faith" specialist
Fever had gotten such a grasp on
Mr. Thompson that the case had
gotten beyond medical attention
The deoeased was about do years
of age, and was a good and indus
trions young man. Me leaves a
wife and four little children,
whose lot calls forth peculiar sym
pathy. The burial took place
yesterday morning at Randall's
; church cemetery.
Messrs. F. E. Starnes, D. F,
Parker and J. C. Parker have uni
ted in the erection of a handsome
brick building to adjoin the
Smith & Biles building now occu
pied by P. J. Huneyeutt & Com
, parry, on Main street. The build-
r mg is to be two. stories, covering
i 50x80 feet. The lower floor wil
. be finished for store rooms, using
the Crane patent front, with solid
plat glass joined by metal clasps
The second floor will be finished
for an opera house, a thing much
needed in our little city for va
jrions public gatherings.
; Be Chances are They Found Something
g . That Paid Better Wages.
- There were four foreigners here
-;. , yeBLeruay iuieiug montty aiuuug
- the German-speakinff citizens of
v - i 'hTint;T.A t.o noin T.nfitn crftr. r.ti
- fc M.
r . told a tae oi -mucna worxa, no
? . come from 150 miles
jiob learu. uuu tuey u ueeu uu a
:: f foreigners are at work, and left
t. .. there because the farmer would
Ij.tpay -Cnarlotte Qbseryer
--- Be Bp Name.
Mr. 'August Sl: r;--, the popu
liir overseer if thr r at Fort
"Madison. la., says : '1 )r King's
- : i -Krew Life Pilli, are n. t y t. rood ;
; tbey apt more agreeably ci m -re
'Pi good and make one feel I it r
ithan any otber laxative. Guar
anteed - to cure biliousness and
v: " -constipation; :25c at all druggists.
Booze Artists Make Rough House on Tralo.
ThomasTille Orphanage in Good Shape
Lexington Dispatch. July 10th.
Rev. J. L. Morgan, State Lu
theran Missionary, of Enochvillo,
N. C, spent, Monday and-Tuesday
in Thomasville looking af
ter the members of his church
there and organizing them with a
view of establishing a mission
there in . the near future.
Recalling .the item last Iweek
about J). K, Cecil's securing con
tract to add 200 feel to the Cool
eemee cotton mills-, we note that
it is reported that the mill will
install 8,600 additional spindles
and accompanying machinery.
The mill already has 89,168 spin
dles and 1,296 looms.
On Wednesday the 12th of June
Charlie Krider, an employe of the
glass factory here, left his board
ing house to go fishing with three
companions, and since that time
has totally disappeared, and no
one knows anything about him.
For several days there has been
talk of the matter, but little at
tention was paid to it. Monday
the police and the sheriff got in
terested in the case and decided it
should be looked into.
J. T. Williamson, Jr., son of J.
T. Williamson, the well-known
citizen of Yadkin College, has re
signed his position as cashier of
the Bank of Alexander, at. Tay-
orsville, and has returned to his
first love, the National Bank 3f
Lexington, of which he becomes
cashier. Mr. Williamson served
as assistant cashier of this bank
rom its inception in 1900 until
1905, when he was elected cashier
of the bank of Taylorsville, He
js succeeded - at Taylorsville by
Henry JCelleyj a former citizen bf
Mocksvule."5'' ' -
The annual meeting of the
trustees of the Thomasville Bap
tist Orphanage was held in the
Central Building Tuesday. A full
attendance was there -and the an
uual report of officers was the
best in the history of the institu
tion. More than 52,000 passed
through Treasurer S. H. Averitt's
hands the past year. The Or
phanage is out of debt' and the
prospects for the future are bright
er than ever before. . More than
$20,000 has been spent for water
works for the institution. Thom
asville is proud of this gra.nd in
stitution and is always glad to
join in the great annual celebra
tion. We nope that eacn year
will continue to grow better.
Brick are on the Aground for the
Richardson Library Build i n g ,
erected by J. B. Richardson, of
High Point, for the benefit of the
Thomasville Baptist Orphanage
The building will cost when com
pleted $2,500 and be finished this
Friday morning the iflayor
a number of people before
charged with -drunkenness
disorderly conduct on trains Nos.
34 and 12 Thursday night. They
had been to Salisbury to celebrate
the Fourth and returned with too
much booze. More or less trouble
was given on the train and it so
happened that a Southern railway
detective w$s op to enforce the
law against drinking and disturb-
mg passengers, ne naa several
arrested but by far the greater
number of the men escaped arrest
because their names were not
known. The detective was Spe
cial Agent J. G, Ahern, of the
criminal department, Panyifle
division, Southern railway, with
neaaauari-erB av vrfenuouyro. xio
j j. i. r l tt.
aiQ inft in au n18 . JearB ex
I -i j i i i ii l ' ec
pertence no bad never seen a
rougher house tftan was starred on
lo. 12 when toap train pulled ot
from Salisbury, and, which was
kept up until the train came into
Lexington yards. Drunk men
drank the more and spilled their
booze around; they cursed and
used exceedingly offensive and
obscence language : tne cars were
made iudescribably filthy. Offi
cer Anern-said tnat ne never saw
the toughest negroes act as bad as
as these white men' from Lexing
ton, Thomasville and other points
ak 5 the line.
The School Committeemen for the Township
Districts are Chosen. . '
At the recent meetintr of the
Rowan Board of Education the
following named-persons were ap-
pointed school committeemen for
the different school districts ; in
the several townships of Rowan
coun ty . The terms 1 ast for two
vears from July or : until their
successors are elected al qaali-1
No I T D Brown, Joseph Fish
er, G W Julian.
No 2 XB Kerns S C Ketchie,
No 3 T J Loflin, James Horah,
Nov 4 John Y Hedrick,
Hackfttt, J Y Yarboro.
Wo 'sgk.'W. Higgins, J R Craw
No 6 -Henry Hoffner,
Sifferd, W R Porter.
No 7 D J Miller, A W Hicks,
No 8 C E Fesperman. E H
Brown, H L Dunkle,
No 9 A J Rary, Jno G Earn
hardt, A P Blackwell.
No 1 J C Miller, G W Fowler,
D M Blackwelder.
No. 2 Jno Lewis Cauble. H A
Fisher, Henry Monroe.
No 3 Wm M Kester, C A Weant
No 4 Calvin Jacobs, J A Click,
Ash Miller. -
No 5 Baxter Hartley, V T
Gheen, Charles Myers.
No 6 Geo A Rufty, J H Robin
son, J jw. Jvepiey.
No 7 Ernest Miller, Lewis
Sheets, M A Powlass.
E L Bolick.
No 2 Frank Hillard,
Kluttz. J M Mingis.
No 8 J A Campbell, L M Hart,
No 4 H P Cranford. J M Ben
son, 1 Li rnompson.
No 1 C L Johnson, S Rudacil,
R L Moore.
No 2 W A Steele, J W Safrit,
L A Towell.
No 8 R C Current, Jonathan
Lyerly, Chas J Fleming
No 4 J W Foster, J Frank Phi
fer, W kocke Steele.
No 1 BF Goodman, J H Davis,
No 2 K M Roseboro, Jno H
Barringer, D C Barker.
No 1 S M Hart, D E Overcash,
S B Hart.
No 2 J C Sherrill, V C Edmis-
tou, Ed McLaughlin.
No 3 J F Childress, John M
Goodman, Eli Beaver.
No 4 W $ Beik, R C Knox, N
No 5 P C Lefler, J C Wagoner,
D Hall Thompson.
No 1 B Scott Krider, J S
No 2 J A Menins, H O
James E Goodnight.
No g M Lippard, F
ghaeffer, C C White,
No 4 C T Beeker, S A Caryigau,
T L Clary,
No 1 C D Overcash, E L Smith
H H Overcash.
No 2 C P Walter, J M Freeze,
No 8 C L Walter, Walter L
Karriker, enry Yogt,
No 4 J A Bost, S C Karriker.
W L Karriker. -
No 5, J L Karriker. K O Leazer,
J. S afopre.
Free, for Catarrh, just tc prove
merit, a Trial size Box of Dr.
Shoop'a Catarrh Remedy. Let
me send it now. It is a sncw white,
creamy, healing, antiseptic balm.
.-. J 1 1 1 1 1
Uontaming suon neaiing mgreai
ents as Oil Eucalyptus, Thymol ,
Menthol, etc., sit gives instant
and lasting relief to Catarrh 0f
the pose and throat. Make- the
free test and see for yourself what
this preparation can and will ac
compisb. Address Dr. Shoop,
Racine, Wis. Large jars 50 cents.
Sold by Grimes Drug Store, r
The Next Term of Rowan's ;Siiperbr;DQttrt
Begins Nondai Aogost 26m
At the recent
meeting of the.
County Commissioners th . 101
lowing jurors for the n6xt. term ot
RowanV Superior' Court,1; begin-
rxing on Monday, August 26, were
drawn : -
First Week W. Ii. Fleming,
Joseph H McNeely; D LvArey, W
F Leonard, Wm B Stirewaii M O
Quiun, S Perry, J, Peter iKtattzi
A S Ramsay, John M Knox, B B
Foushee, Harris W Boggs. vMilas
A Brown, BF Goodman; C S Snel
lings, W' Isenhour, DCJ 'Eagle,
Louis D Earnhardt, WiRose
mau, S C Peacock, A JHolshou-
ser, J B Kerns, Lawsontwief J
AMurph. E D Caveni T.GV Bar
ber, C L Lovelace, T V Jenkins; A
R Lazenby, S F Lord?H;Lewi
Lyerly, "Lee KetchielDftVid S
Lentz, H T Porter, O L Heillgand
Second WeekR'W Porjier, A
H Daniel, Jno B Fisheri Jl.Clark,
A L Smoot, Jno A M BrpHri-L C
Ritchie, J E Moose, JohnQwenB,
EL Foil, -W C- FernisterS F
Mauney, R'B Flake,' C Sloop; J
D Fink, P M JMcGraw.jM L Par
ker, John F Robinsott,-JobD."C Ly
erly, G H Brown, JohnlPfRoue-
che. J K Link. C PipeT, : and M
No 6 J W Deal, J F-Freeze, J
A Hendricks. -'1 rl 'iX- '
No7.JP Cline, W W-Brown,
J L Fleming. J. ;
No 8 James . Bailey,--E - Scott
Miller, J F Turner. '
No 9 J L Patterson, W A:, Pat
terson, A W Albright." i'"''
China Grove --'.
.No.l G ,L Lipe; John .Felker,
Wm A Weaver. ; . "
No 2 J P Linn'JR RiceV A
KimmoDS. " 1
-N-3 Clarence Clapp.-J L Bos-
tian, G W Bnngle.
No 4 Walter M Rogers, John
Eagle, Whit Wilhelm.
No 5 John M O Rimer, Moses
W Stirewalt, John P Beaver.
No 6 Robert F Freeze, C A Ed-
dleman, Chas W Ketner.
No 7 John L Deal, Edgar Ri
ley, Arthur E Sloop.
No 1 P J Kress, O L Heilig, W
J Fesperman. .
No 2 Burgess uauble, J M
Yost, John Shulenberger.
No 3 J B Lmgle, Ed Davis, P
A D Peeler.
No 4 W L Harris, J A Fesper
mau. R A Safrit.
No 5 E M Sifferd D F Wise, J
No 1 W C Troutman, J A Rose
man, Lewis Eddleman.
No 2 R A Raney, J Alex Peeler,
H M Anger.
No 8-Love Goodman, T E
Webb, J 0 Barnhardt.
No 4 Marshall A Holshouser,
Fraut Farks, A W bhuping.
No 5 M A J Roseman, Milo A
Kluttz, Charles Sids.'
No I C E Bost. David Beaver,
No 2 Calvin Fisher, John A M
Peeler, J Allen Miller.
No 3 HAM Barringer, Rob
ert HolshouBer, C M Fisher.
No 4 W L Shaver, J fo Russell,
B C Cody.
No 5 B R A Beaver, B A Earn
hardt, John Nucsman.
No G G H Peeler, Martiu E
Miller, H W Bost.
No 7 Lewis Kluttz, John HA
Lyerly, W M Lefler.
No 8 Bryant Beck, Dolph Mil
ler, Jno D Trexler.
No 9 Jas M Goodman, Dr A B
Goodman, Tobias Holshouser;
No 1-MM Wyatt, J C Hill, ,
Geo L Hoffman.
No 2 Dan-el Eagle, James N
Wyatt, Walter Burrage.
No Jas H Morgan, Moses
Goodman, Samuel Bame.
No 4 Jno W Morgan, D D Sha
ver, JNO Morgan,
No 5. J A Miller, Jos W Me?,
No 0 Emanuel Shaver, Jesse
Harkey, Wm Fry.
No 7 W C Ketghie, W CT Eagle,
G A Trexler.
No 1 G W Long, A P Miller, A
No 2 TC Eller, W A Agner, H
No 3 F L Aenir, Geo K Peeler.
C L Frick.
No 4 Thos Bafger, 0 M Hols
houser, Jas M Trexler. - , ?
No 5 D F Agner, M B Rufty,
Jos Lentz. . I
; No 6 Dr C M Poole, Jos A
Poole, C M File,
Along witMbe Trsst Basting, Prohibltion
g Wng, lete Let's Pnritj Politics.
Reforms for the peopla must
come through tbe j people. Thu
it has ever been : in the history of
the hu man race. "History .re
peats itself" because humau na
ture repeatsitself .Every' stu
dent of history knows: that the
English government todfey . rests.
on the shoulders of the people be
cause they made onslaught attar
onslaught until the dominant for
ces the established order ofjthings
gave way. It was only near the
close, of Gladstone's, long life that
suffrage' was universal in England.
And when we say "universal" it
is not in its broadest application
as in this country. '
, The free ballot that has come to
us is a priceless heritage. But this
ballot while free, should be an in
telligent one. Every voter has it
in his power to make it so, for
with the free ballot we have free
speech, free press, . and free
schools. Lt us know wherefore
we vote. Let - us appreciate - this
great privilege of the free ballot
more and more. .No man is freer
than when he can step to the polls
and cast his ballot. It has been
the struggle of centuries univer
Bil suffrage. Let us love it and
cherish it. And the people are
asserting their rights now as never
The investigations of insurance,
food- products, trusts, and rail
roads have been brought about
through the people and until the
people take a hand things always
go from bad to worse. The
searching and finding of John D,
Rockefeller in his hiding place
and serving subpoena on him
simply means a direct blow at
i trusts and may mean, throughjthe
power of"pablic opinion expretsed
in the free ballot, eventually, the
death of trusts, or at least trusts
as they are now managed. Along
with pure food let us demand
pure politics. Stanly Enterprise.
Best Medicine in the World for Colic and
"I find Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy to
be the best in the world, says Mr.
C. L. Carter, of Sfcirum, Ala. "I
am subject to colic and diarrhoea.
Last spring it seemed as though I
would die, and I think I would jf
hadn t taken Chamberlain s
Colic, Cholera and Diarr h o e a
Remedy. I haven't been troubl.
ed with it since until thiB week,
when I had a very severe attack
and tookhalf a bottle of the 25
cent size of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera "and Diarrhoea Remedy,
and this morning I feel like a new
man." For sale by James Plum-
mer, Salisbury, and Spencer
Pharmacy, Spencer, N. C.
Give Heed to Your Woods.
"Preserve your good timber.
Cut down your trees that show
signs of decay ; but be careful not
to let them fall on the young
trees." Such was the- advice given
by a well known local lumberman.
The old tree can be sawed up and
marketed, and the youug will ma
ture in due time when the timber
becomes more valuable. The a -tention
given the shrubs and
young trees now will determine
the supply of the future. Some
farmers who are cutting down oe-
dar trees and building ordinary
fences therefrom will find a few
years hence that the cedar trees
thus destroyed would have become
more valuable than the land it
self. Choice timber is growing
scarce, and walnut, oak, cedar
and other timbers used for veneer
ing are made to bring from $20 to
$50 per thousand feet. Let us
Jack, to the growing forests.
Wise Counsel From the Sooth,
"I want to give some valuable
advice to those who suffer with
lame ' back and kidney trouble."
says J. R. Blankenship, of Beck.
Tenn. "I have proved to ap, ab
solute certainty tteT Elect t i c
Bitters will positively cure this
f! distressing condition. : The first
bottle stave me great relief and
after taking a few more bottles,
was completely cured ; so, -completely
that it becomes a pleasure
to recommend this great remedy'
Sold under guarantee by all drug-
gists. Price 50c.
Rei.? J. W; Aheraethy .and Mrs. W. R.
:0dell Die SoddeBly. Blockades Fined,
Concord Time. July 9tlr and 15th.
.vGlenwood iPark located one-
half mile north of the Qdell Mills J
will be open to the public on next
aturdar, July 13, at.
aod every day'after. .-
itJ. T. Cooper and Miss MapgiPeratives.
Mae Rogers, daughter of Mr. jSIil-
ton Rogers, of Glass, were mar
ried last Tuesday at 6 o'clock p.m.
at the home of the bride. Rev.
J W. Simpson, of Concord offi
. Mrs. Lizzie Overcash, wife of
S.T Hv Overcash, of Charlotte,
died of, fever in that city last
Sunday night at the Presbyterian
hospital. The body was taken to
her former home at Glass Monday
morning for interment.
Mrs. W. J. Uryant, of No. 5
township, died last Saturday of
cancer. She leaves her husband
aud two children. The remains
were intered at Mt. Carmel grave
yard Sunday afternoon.
On last Tuesday evening at 7 :30
o'clock, Robert L. Rodgers. of
Rowland, N. C, and Miss Bessie
Newell, of No. 10, daughter of
W. G. Newell, were married at
Central parsonage here, the cere
mony being performed by Rev.
Dr. J. C. Rowe.
Will Smarr, whose wagon of
whiskey was seized last week, was
given a hearing before Police Jus
tice McConnell Tuesday and fined
$100, including the costs. Smarr
went away last week when his
team was seized but came up and
The stand . was erected yester
day in the court house yard for the
Woodmen's band, and they will
give two open air concerts on
Tuesday and Friday nigh is of
The trial of John Cars well, who
was arrest3d last week for hauling
liquor into prohibition territory,
was held Wednesday afternoon
before Eeq. Addison Crowell, of
No. 8. J. L. Crowell represented
the State and W. G. Means the
defendant. Carswell was bound
over to court and his. beer and
R. Williams, of Oskaloosa,
lowa, wno nas been visiting in
this State for a month, returned
to the city Tuesday with his
niece, Miss Mattie Forrest, from
a three weeks visit with relatives
and friends in Mecklenburg, An
son and Gaston counties. He
will remain in the city this week
with his sister, Mrs. E. A. For
rest, and then will visit in Rowan
county, at Salisbury and Gold
Hill, until some time in Augus
before returning to Iowa. Mr
Williams, wmie on Ms tour, is
accompanied by his niece, Miss
Forrest, who will stay with him
while on his visit in the State o
his vouth. He is enjoying his
visit richly and is in the best of
The whole community was
shocked and deeply pained last
Tuesday evening when it was an
nounced on the streets that Mrs.
Elizabeth Sergeant Odell, wife of
Hon. W. ROdell, was dead. Her.
death occurred at 8:30 o'clock
that evening. Mrs. Odell has
been in ill health for eome years,
but had not been confiued to
bed only since last Friday.
dfath was not expected until a
short time before her spirit took
its fight, as her serious condition
was not fully realized. . The im
mediate cause of her death was
peritonitis, which was the result
of a stomach trouble of long
standing. She returned only a
few days ago from a stay at Jack
son Springs. -
Rev. J. W. Abernethy, who
lived near Pioneer Mills, died
suddenly last Sunday morning at
the home of his sou, J. W. Aber
nethy. He was in his usual
neaitji, ana ate nis. Dreasiast as
usual; About 9 o'clock he had a
sinking spell while sitting on the
front porch, 'and died about 12 :30
without gaining consciousness. It
is thought that his death was the
result of a stroke of paralysis or
acute indigestion. Mr. Abei
nethy was 77 years of age, and
leaves six sous and one daughter.
He was a Methodist minister and
came to this county from Mat
thews, where the remains were
taken today for burial, V
The Bioad of Aldermen Get Basey. Some
Death ClaIinsPaliI. ;
StatesvileLandmark. Jnly 9-12, '
The Bradford Kniting Mill lo
cated 'on Hill street, Statesville
bard by the Taylorsville railroad,
began work this Sreek with ma
chinery sufficient to employ. 20
; Mrs. LaFayette Millsaps died
Tuesday afternoon about (o'clock -at
her home in Bloomfield, from
the effects of .cancer of ? the stom
ach. The remains were taken to
Amity churcfh Wednesday morn
ing and after funeral services in
the church by Rev, J H Pressly
they were layed to jest in Amity
grave yard. -
Miss Margaret Mills sister of
Henery M. Mills of Statesville and
Dr. R. W. Mills of Troutman died
Saturday night at her home7' in
Barringer township and was buried
yesterday afternoon at St. James
churchy Rev. E. A Osborne con-,
ducting the funeral services. Miss "
Mills was one of the oldest persons
in the county, being 97 years ojd
at the time of he death,
About 785 persons from points
along theline, the majority being ,
tutu uiainsiiiic.wua auiauvaKC ui
ui.l. ;i i 4. l l J c
the Associate Reform Presbyterian
Sunday . school excursion- front -
Taylprsvlle to Charlotte yesterday
and spent a pleasant day in the
atter city. -
The town this week made its
ast payment on acount of the
accident in the sewer ditch on
Race street the 8th of last March
in which six colored men Riley
Howard, Dlllard Stockton, Arthur
Grant, John Wood, Lee Moser and
Belvin Williams lost their lives.
Tne famlies or other relative of
each of these men have been paid
$750, a total of $3,750. In addi
tion to the burial expenses of the
men and this and the attorneys
fees and other incidentals.will run
up towards $5000. the last case
setteci was tusi oi Bmma nuwam .
widow of Riley Howard.
Monday, July 1st, the song of
the katydid was heard. By this.
token frost is due October 1st it
being three months from the
opaning song of the katydid until
frost. Tuesday, 2d, the Virgin
Mary began her annual journey to
her kindswoman Elizabeth. The
day waB fair and she took neither
umberlla nor cloak. By this tok
en the weather for 40 days, until
the Vergm's return will be dry..
Keep these things in mind and see
how they turn out.
John Willams a negro who was
sent to the chain gang about a year
ago to serve a term of ten years
for entering a store at Elmwood
and taking therefrom a suit case
and other articles escaped from
the squad at work on the Turners
burg road Friday afternoon and
his whereabouts are yet uknown,
Williams is a ginger-colored negro,
has a broad face and weighs about
180 pounds. A reward of $10 has
been offered for his capture and
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The board of aldermen were in
regular session in the mayor's
court room Friday night, present,
Mayor Grier and Aldermen Kin
Bonaer and Clark. A petition
signed by numerous citizens, ask
ing for the removal of the fertil
izer warehouses and the tanks of
Standard Oil Company, located
I eside the railroad track near the
depot, was presented. The board
ordered that notice be served on
the owners of the property to re-
move the Bame within 60days.
The fertilizer houses will not be
all wed a location inside the city
except on a site approved by the
health committee, and the Stand
ard oil tanks can only be located
on a "site approved by the fire
committee. - The fertilizer houses
are candemned as a nuisance and
the Standard Oil tanks as being
dangerous on account of fire. The
ordinance passed at the last meet
ing requiring the Southern Rail
way Company to keep flagmen at
the crossings east and west of the
depot, day and night, was amend
ed to read from 7 a. m, to 7 p. m.,
ut.uf a survey could be made and
arrangements completed to build
subways, if this be found practi
cable. As the Southern is show
ing a disposition to do something
the board agreed to modify the
ordinance until the road is given
an nnnnrmniiv t.o rmiin in a
subways, which the town has been
after it to build for years. The
ordinance committee was in
strutced to draw ordinance re
quiring all citizen on sewer lines
to make sewer connections; to reg
latethe sale of junk ; requiring
buiness men to sweep sidewalks, to
sprinkle sidewalks before sweeping
and to prohibit expectoration on