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ASHEBORO, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1907.
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B. & L. ASSOCIATIONS
Two New Ones Being Organized at
REAL ESTATE AND
Bntlumn Men Actively PuHhtng Devel
opment of the Town Klectlou fann
ed (Quietly Thou. O. Bowden Kleeted
Mayor Other I Unix.
Ernest Carrol and
Peeler were married
April ;30tb, by lie v. U. M. Camp
bell, at the home of the br ide's fath
er W. W. Peeler.
The board of Alderman were in
session last Wednesday night to con
sider the application of tbe Hell
Telephone Company for a franchise.
The representative of the Hell with
drew his application after learning
of the opposition.
A nice set of cement 6teps have
been built at the Bank of Handle
man. The Randleman Lyceum Asso
ciation has signed for another ser
ies of entertainments for the coming
season "Maro" the world's famous
Raudleman needs a public park
and it is hoped that a suitable lo
cation can be secured.
A monument is being discussed
whereby a place of resort andamuje
meut can be obtained, and it is hop
ed that every business man in town
will aid in the enterprise. There
are hundreds of people here who
need the recreation that would be
afforded by a place of this kind.
Miss Laura yti msoii, one of the
teachers in the Asheboro Graded
School is at home for the summer
W. T. Bryant, of this place,
bought the Ilaudolph Creamery last
Monday at the Receivers bale at
W. T. Bryaut, Thos. II. Cmn
mings, S. Bryant. A. W. Bulla, W.
H. Pickard, Dr. P. II. McFayden
9wlrtbrq fipent. Monday in Ashe
boro. Ex-Sheriff, Thos. J. Pinch, was
here Tuesday collecting taxes.
S. Wittkowsky, of Charloite X.
C, will addiess a citizens meeting at
the School Auditorium Wednesday
night May 8th on the Building and
Samuel II. Ntwliu, President of
the Randleman Mfg. Co. is securing
6tock for a second Building & Loan
Association. It is now a certaiuty
that, within oO days Randleman will
have in operation over one thousand
shares of Building & Loan stock.
The Muuicipal Election passed off
quietly. There were two tickets in
the field. Thos. 0. Bowden was
The Aldermen are 1st Ward, A.
C. Marsh and Jaa. A. Ivey. 2nd
Ward, Samuel Swain and Hollie A.
Barker. 3rd Ward, John J. New
lin and William G. Brown. 4th
Ward, Chas. L. Lineberry, Dr.
Paul 11. McFayden.
Eobt. Julian, of Providence
Township, was in town Monday.
N. N. Mewhn went to Asheboro
S. G. Newiin, W. Bryant, ' W. H.
Pickard and others have formed a
Company to deal in Real Estate.
They have options on a good deal .of
property in and around town.
The Central North Carolina w:'"l
get out its first issue about May 14.
Col. Boone, and lamily have ar
rived and are living in the new two
Btory house recently erected on
Prof. John L. Harris left for his
home at Elizabeth City Let week.
Prof. Ilarris has made many warm
friends here daring his stay of two
years. His successor has not been
elected, but the board has several
applicants and the school will begin
as usual in September.
There is a great scarcity of houses
here, A number could be rented
8. Bowden has purchased the
cottage on Mam Street occupied by
Henry Dicks', from Kelly Pugn.
Mr. Bowden is a son of Mayor
Elect Thos. 0. Bowden. New York
Mr. Johnson, from near Melanc
thon, in this county, has ptircbaS'
ed property here and moved his
family. Mr. Johnson is a good
citizen and will lied cordial welcome
Master Jas. Wlker, son of Dr.
J. 0. Walker, is visiting the family
of J. T. Bostick.
John J. Newlin, L. A. Spencer,
MAN OF THE HOUR.
Interesting Addresa of Prof. Carlyle et
the Cloning of Anheboro Graded
As stated la3t week the Asheboro
Graded School closed Thursday
night. The program appeared iu
our last issue. The feature of the
program was the address of Prof.
J no. B. Carlyle, of WaLe Forest
Prof. Cttilyle is one of the best
known educators in the Old North
State and has taken an uctive in
terest in the forward movement
the State is making along education
There is not in the State a more
versatile speaker than Professor
Carlyle, nor one more entertaining
His address last Thursday night
was "The Man of the Hour".
Every age has its peculiar spirit.
The age of Martin Luther whs one
of intense religious enthusiasm.
That of Columbus was pasion for
discovery; that of U. ie..-n Eliza ieh
was marked by deep devotion to
The charac'trstio of our age is a
tribute to ideals of a Democracj.
Hence ours is intensely Democratic.
Addressiug his young hearers he
declared with us the inm (f the
hour must have knowledge. He
must know. Second he unut be
willing to dare. Ih'.rd, he must
have profound faith, not only in
his own ability but he mast have
faith in the ability of the Supreme
Being and rely upon him for aid in
all he undertakes. Fourth, with a
spirit of hopefulness he will aspiie
evei t greater tnings which, it is
possible for all to obtain who are
predominated by those four charae
Oar 'people "heird Prof. Carlyle
with deep interest.
DEATH OF PROF. LANGLEY.
Prof. Langley, whose death was
noted b st week was born and rear
ed in Randolph County, where he
spent his early years. He taught in
the public schools of Randolph
with marke 1 success until he went
to Moore County seventeen yeais
ago. For a number of years he
served Moore County as Superin
tendent of public instruction and
at the time of his death was a mem
ber of the board of education of
Prof. Langley was a member of
the Methodist Church. He had re
cently built bim a new home in
Broadway, where he had expected
to reside in future. He leaves a
wife and four children.
The series of ttories from Aineri
cau history will continue through
the May numbers of The Youth's
Companion. ''The Civil War" be
gins witn Adeline Knapp's thrilling
story, "How Craig Macdonald Rode
Express." It is an account of the
carrying of the news of the outbreak
of the war into the far West iu the
days of the pony express. In the
same group is Arthur Colton's story
of an artilleryman at Shiloh, entitled
"The Runaway Gun." Another is
Princess Royal," by Martha McCnl-loch-Williams,
Southern writer. Then there is the
interesting contribution of "A Boy's
Recollections of Lincoln," by Dr. J.
Craige For Governor.
It is fairly certain that the Hon.
Locke Craige, of A9heville, will be
in the race for the Democratic nomi
nation for governor.
Those who have kept in politi
cal touch with Mr- Craige duriDg
the past twelve months think there
is no doubt of his purpose to make
W. H. Pickard and others will
spend ten days in Oklahoma in July.
The Southern Railway Company
has placed granolithic walks in
front and around the station.
These lead to all the entrances of
both white and colored waiting
rooms. They have also put gravel
on the yard which adds a great deal
to the comfort of the public.
Misses Mary Ferree, Epsie Wool
en, Eula Haves, Bessie Farmer. Mar-
titia Bobbins, Clara Wall, and others
attended the closing exercises of
Asheboro Graded School last week
P. A. Mendenhall, Foster Rich
ardson and Dow Birkhead of Ashe
boro, were here last Saturday.
It is rumored that a large furni
ture store will be established here
INTEREST IN THE CONTEST
IS ALREADY BECOMING HEATED.
This week, for the first time, thel
names of the candidates in The I
Courier's contest are announced, I app.
and the number of votes each has I
to theii credit. The young ladies M!"
who have entered the contest akki 1
OFF. That is the best way of put-!
ting it. It was a large volume of
votes that whirled into the bl:ot ! -box
during the past two weeks ai.d Mr.
some of the candidates have un;:e "
an excellent staitfor the capi'i!
It is not too late t enter now- ft? the :lr. i
contest has jus; hgu a an I mere i '"
t'm; for you to g-t in an i win. If
S'jV. have not yet enter-d do so a'
once and set in li"e for one of tue
trips to Ja'iiesiow n.
l.Vmetii'ier, this is not a beuitv
C Hifest nor one for jiojiitiai'ify a! o e.
It is a contest in wnieh i'e most
eneigtic will win. i
Nov is the time for von to
in your hard work anil if yot; tuKe
an iu'eieet you will be sti:'e to win
son i e of the tine priz"f at Pi '..
end of the coves. While t ii a . "
good iui-a to clip the vos from the ""
papers, n i- ;i belter idea I" g-t V '.!: .
frieio1- to voie for you bv sutler
ing for the paper and capias; me 1
votes for yo'.l. More voles a:e aliowe ;
ou subscriptions than yon could c 1 : i
from the pa.iers and while the clipped
coupons cc'.iut for a givat deal, vet'
a suoseri(ition conn :s for so inanv
more and thoso who go after tni"
subscriptions will be the ones who
will stand the best chance to wi
fhe prize when the end rolls around. JJ
It is noHceil tiiat the people are
growi. g dki re enthusiastic every dav
and eie another week roMs arm; t.d
every one will be interested in Tru-
great voting contest and they w.i!
want to Kelp some one to win one of
the tine pr:r.es. Look over tbe list
of camliiiates caiefully and if your
favorite's name not on the list. In
sure and send it in and ger her
votes so as to give her a ood o-VMiee.
Another Modem Machine Added to the
The Courier bns added another
modern macbiue to its already excel
lently equipped plant. We take a
pride in our printing depart
ment, but we have in contemplation
still greater things for the newspaper
ZION CITY COLONY.
Or. Hoininger I'.vpects (o Locate at
alisbur) Lived at Keidsville.
A well founded rumor is circu
lated that a colony of Zion t iity, 111.,
late home of Alexander Dowie, will
locatfl at Salisbury. The move
ment 13 headed by Dr. Roniinger, a
dentist who is well known iu North
Carolina having lived in Reidsville
before removing to Illinois. He has
for the past four years been a mem
ber of the Council of Zion City and '
is a strong exponent of the faith of i
tbe Chnstiau Catholic Church. j
Randolph Camp l ulled t'oufedernle
Forty-six applies tions for member
ship iu". the Raudolph Camp U. C.j
V. have been recieved and approved.
A m.-eting will V held here May
10th at which time those whose up
plications have been approved will ,
perfect the organization and arrange ;
for representation at the annual re-;
union at. liichmond in June. It is
e.xp"Cted that U.mdolph will be;
Well represented. The o:f hem '
has arranged a special rate ot one j
cent per m.le from all points along i
its line. '
Hark, r H...1
M. I. Hi.'
.1. 11 Mel..:
department. We hope in the r ear fu
tue to enlarge to a 12 page paperper-
: liiaueiitly. For a few weeks we will
issue twelve pages as the occasion de
mands. The folder has a capacity of
from 1000 to 2500 complete papers,
either four, eight, twelve, or sixteen
1 pages n hour, aud can oaly be
found in the moet modernly tquipp
ed offices. It is no on the road
jand will be iustalled jn a few days.
ITEMS FROM MILLBORO.
Fauillv Reunion at tho Home of t'apt.
Russell Lineberry, son of George
Lineberry, who lives Lear Grays
Chapel died last Sttnday after being
sick several weeks auu was buried
at Giays Chpel Monday.
Mrs. Mattie Nelson Smith and
sister, Mrs. Paul Nelson Briles, of
Florida, are visiting their father,
Enoch Nelson, near Millboro.
The children of Capt. W. S.
Lineberry had a reunion at their old
home last Sunday. Capt. and Mrs
Lineberry are the parents of nine
children. They are all living aud
were all present.
V vvliarrle Circuit.
The tpiaterly conference for the
Vwharrie circuit will be held Satur
day and Sunday May It. Rev. S. B.
TiiTentine will preardi.
The appointment for 3 P. M. Sun
i'av at Nilt'in has been called in.
J. W. l.ViLE.
J. W. Jolly has sold a lot in West
Asheb.no to Cephas Bowman, w ho
holds a. position with the Asheboro
Grocery Co. Mr. Bowman expects
to build in the near future.
The names of l.tdies who
ceived votes sii.ee the conte
CAPT. BASON DEAD.
Died Suililraiy At lltn Home In UkIiiii
Iu Was Well Known Lawyer. j
Capt. George F. Bason, a well Only One Ticket In The Field
knowr attorney of Gastonia, dndj Citizens Ticket,
puddeulv at his home Wednesday i
Mr. Bason was bom at Melville,
Alamance county 05 years ago. j
He was a confederate soldier, u
member of the staff f Brigader.
(leneial A. M. Scale-, of the Oth
N. C. Regiment. He was a gallan
soldier. At the close i the war
(.'apt. BitS'Hi took up the study of
law and after becuiiag liis licenss
practiced taw at (iraha'U. He wue
geneioii-, t:iiJ ami able ami p ts-v'Sco
courage. I -a his profe-sioa he stood j
Surviving Capt. I!aso: are three
Win. Eairtt!, of New York, V.a
Johnie Bason, of Rd springs, :i::d )
(Jeoige Bason of Charlotte. Up toj
three vtars ago L apt. liasou lived at
HOTEL CARR-OLINA BURNED.
Durham lliisMti.iKMi l ire im ipal
1 1 1 c I nl (lie Toharrii t il line in
Durham, May 2. TheCarr-oIiua,!
I )urhamN principal hoiel, was en-!
tiiely destroyed liy tire of unknown
origin which was discovered in one
of th? rooms ia the noita wing at
11: o'clock to night. Tin hotel was
a larg" frame structure and the
t'.auus h ul i e.id start ou the fiiv
meii, who, though tbey woiked v; 1
iuntly, could no: do moie than save
surroriidir.-property from d estate
tic. There were between oO and To
gtu-sts in the hotel and all escaped
The hotel was the p:vip rty of Col.
Julian S. Carr. The hotel is located
near the union d- po: iu the center of
the t-iWii. The hotel was erected in
lb!':? at a cost of jOo.oOn. It was in
sured for 10.000. The cause of the
tire cannot be learned.
(latlierire (if Ittrd Men at (ireenslmru
Ti e Great t'oiiiic:! of RkI Men in
ses.-ioa at (iretLS'joro last week elect
ed the fo:'o.v:r:g oill:'"!S
J. M. Ga'.htger, Washington, great
W.J. Leaty, K ::::, great niin-
C. M. Bern hill, Ciiarlotte, ureut
glial d wi.vvain.
J. li. ilolt, of Greeusboro, great
guard of forest.
Coinniitt -e of appeals, T.K. Stew
art, Washington: L. M. Weatherly,
liainseiir; W. P. ii(ei!, Tarboro.
Judicial y conunitte, V. K. J.
Fucl.s. Wilmington: W. L. Stanu-y,
High Point; A. C. Green, Elizabeth
The Council will meet at Asheville
('. J. Harris, of Uillsboru. Will Have
Charged Campaign in North Carolina.
It comes cow from a source ap
paieutly reliable that Charles J.
Ilarris, the mica man of Dillsboro,
is the one wno will be the Taft lieu
tenant in North Carolina during the
eoming campaign for delegates. Mr.
Ilarris was iu ( Washington a few
days ago, having arrived from Cin
cinnati, where he attended the Y'ale
alutnni meeting at which Secretary
Taft spoke, lie and Taft were in
the same class at. Y'ale and are krown
to be close personal friends, and it
is said that while in Cincinnati it
was all tixed un.
High Point .Machine Co.
The Secretary of State has char
tered the High Point Machine Com
pany, High Point; authorized capital
stock, $250,000, with privilege of
beginning business with $25,000.
Incorporators arc: E. W. Van Burt,
100 shares; H. A. Megraw, 100; C.
S. Dutton, 50. The object is to ac
quire and take over the High
Point Machine Works, a part
nership, and the Dixie Motor Com
pany, and to carry on the business
of mechauical engineers, metal work
Biscoe, April Mr. Robert
Brewer, a respectable fanner, living
near Candor dropped dead Saturday
evening April 2uth at ?:o) o'c'ock.
Heart disease is supposed to be the
cause of his death. Mi. Brewer
was one of il.e old confederate vet
eiati?, having served in the civil
war. He leaves four sons and three
daughters to mourn their loss
J EXCEEDINGLY LIGHT
I WAS POLLED
llm.v M. Itohlnx F.Iectrd Mayor of
Ahlioi-o Mr. Ilowilell 1h .!uyor e.t
Kninlli innii -.1. A. Wltlirmat Woiiii
v!lle K. .1. Steed Mnyer of Kalltcur..
The municipal election here Mon- .
day was probably the most (,uiet for .
many year?. Littl" or no interest
was manifested, there being only
one ticket in the li.-ld. This ticket
was nominated at a mas.' meeting
held rriday night at the covtrt
The ticket eieet-,1 was as follows:
WILLIAM J. IE AG UE
BENJAMIN F. M DOWELL
WILLIAM I). SPOON -For
O. ELMER RICH
WILLIAM F. REDDING
M. CAUSEY SPOON '
WILLIAM J. MILLER.
The affairs of the town will go in
to the hands of the new board to
night. The election at Ruuiseur resulted
Mayor E. J. Steed.
Commissioners E. . C. Watkina,
W. D. Lane, Dr. S. W. Caddell, I.
F. Craven, A. II. Thomas.
Treau rer C. B. Smith.
Clerk C. A. lieece.
Marshall G. M. Kimerv.
The citizens' ticket headed by J.
A. Withers was elected at Worth
ville. WHY NOT COMMENCEMENT.
Kxnclso Tlnirs laj Mh.v 'l.l Mrdul
given l.y K. L. Annum to lie Awarded.
The comuie.iceinent exercises of
Why Not Academy i.nd Business
Institute will be i.eld Thursday,
May 23rd. A w ry interesting pro
gramme is being pivpaied. There
will be thiee gold medals given- one
to the young ladies for the best reci
tation, given by Mr. E. L. Auman,
of Asheboro, a former student of
Why Not Aeadeiir, ; ouo to the chil
dren for the best recitation, given
by the Principa'; and one to the
young nun for the best declamation
also by the Principal.
Following are the commencement
officers: Managers, Mr. J. F. Mor
gan, chief; Subordinates, Messrs. W.
W. Redding, W. C. Garner, Jesse
Copeland, and Loy Ritter. Mar
shals, Mr. L. A. K'inff, Chief; Sub
ordinates, Messrs. B. B. Martin,
M. II. Birkhead, John Lucas, and
Hub" Dunn Drowned.
"Bub" Duun, son of Samuel
Dunn, of Linebtrry Station
was drowned in Deep River two
miles from Sanford on Wednesday
of last week. Mr. Dunn and two
other young men were iu a boat
when it was capsized while they
were rocking the boat. Mr. Dunn
could not swim; the other two swam
to the bank of the river, oue of them
had great difficulty in reaching
the shore. Young Dunn could not
awim. His body had not been
found wheu we last heard from
Mr. Dunn was a rlaguian for the
Southern Railway, and was living
at Sanford. He was unmarried aud
aged 22 yais, a deservedly popular
young man. His many friends
syinpathyze with his stricken par
ents in their sad bereavement.
A confederate memorial service
will be held ir. Asheboro May 10th.
The Asheboro Chapter Daughters of
Confederacy is requested to meet
at the academy Friday morning
bringing with tin-in all the ilowers
they can. After a short sir vice at
the academy the ladies, together
with the conf.de i at; veterans, will
go to the cemetery am! decorate the
graves of the (bvea-ed .onfederate
veterans. . '
The public is cordially invited.