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We have put a little more than stemed necessary into
the ROCK HILL BUGGY in material, workmanship and the
latest improved imnufadturing ideas with much attention
paid to the little details thv.t go so far to insure hugtiV satisfac
tion and long service.
For Sale by
McCrary-Redding Hardware Co.
Asheboro, N. C.
SEWING MACHINES We have on hand several
standard make sewing machines, and before taking inven
tory we offer them at $15.00 each. These machines usual
ly sell for $35.00 and $40.00. Now is the time to get a
MCCRARY-REDDING HARDWARE CO.
Coleridge Township, Thursday, Jan. 21, Coleridge.
Coleridge Township, Friday, Jan 22, Hinshaw's Store.
Columbia Township, Saturday, Jan. 23, Ramseur.
The taxes are long past due, and I am compelled to
collect. Hope all will come and settle thereby avoiding
the necessity of collecting by distress.
This December 21, 1914.
J. W. BIRKHEAD, Sheriff
JERSEY) Charlotte, N. C.
- jtr.f Charle.ton, W. V.
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NORTH CAROLINA, RANDDOLPH
COUNTY. In the Superior Court.
Notice of execution Sale.
D. B. Langley, vs John B. Millner.
By virtue of an execution directed
to the undersigned from the Superior
Court of Randolph county in the above
entitled action, I have levied on and
will, on Monday the first day of Feb
ruary, A. D. 1915, at 12 o'clock M. at
the Court House door of said county,
at Asheboro, N. C, sell to the highest
bidder for cash to satisfy said execu
tion all the right, title, interest and
estate which the said John B. Millner
has in the following described real
A certain tract or parcel of land in
Randolph county, State of North Car
olina, adjoining the lands of Thomas
Harris, Zeb Tomlmson and others,
and bounded as follows, viz:
Bcginnii. at a stone, Millner and
Collett's corner, and running south
ten chains to a stone in Thos. Harris'
line; thence west eleven chains to a
stone in the county line; thence north
with the county line nine and sixty
four one hundredths chains to a stone;
thence east to the beginning, contain
ing ten and eighty one-hundredths
Also another tract or parcel of land
in Randolph county, State of North
Carolina, adjoining the lands of Thos.
Harris, E. K. Millner anil oth
bounded as follows, viz: Beginning -it
a stone in Thomas Harris line, E. K
Millner's corner and running thenc
north ten and twenty one-hundredth
chains to a stone K.
ncr; thence oast fou
thence south ten am
drodths' chains to a
Harris' line; thence
Thomas Harris' lii
west along said
seventy one one-hundredths chains i
the beginning, containing 15 acres.
Also another tract or parcel 01 lanq
in Randolph county, State of N.i.th
Carolina, adjoining the lands f Zeb
Tomlinson, Ben Collctt and others,
and bounded as follows, viz: Begin
ning at a stone in the county line near
Truman Hilton's on the edge of the
Turnpike Road and running north
seventy degrees east along said road
fifteen .and fifteen one-hundredths
chains to a stone on the south side of
the said road; thence south ten de
grees west twenty three and
twenty five one-hundredths chains to
a stone; thence west ten and thirty
seven one-hundredths chains to a
stone in the county line; thence north
to the beginning, containing twenty
This the 29th day of December, A
J. W. BIRKHEAD, Sheriff,
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale conferred upon me by an or
der made bv the Clerk of the Superior
Court of Randolph county in a Spe
cial Proceeding therein pending enti
tied F. P. Haves Admr. vs John Hoov
er et als., I will offer for sale at pub
lic auction for cash the loi lowing ne
scribed premises situate, lying and be
inir in RandolDh countv North Caroli
na. in Randlcman Township at the
court house door of said county in
the city of Asheboro on Saturday,
January 30th, 1915, at 12 o'clock M.,
said lands and premises being more
particularly described as roiiows, to
Beginning at a white oak, and runs
thence south 9.28 chains to a white
oak; thence south 19 degrees west 2.05
chains to a stone; thence north 75 de
grees west 17.69 chains to a stone in
the middle of the creek; thence up the
creek it's various courses 27 chains to
a stone in the middle of the said creek
at the ford; thence nearly east with
Bell road 5.45 chains to a stone on
the north side of said road Bennie
Frazier's corner; thence north 6 chs.
to a stone; thence east 27.64 chains
to a stone near John McDaniel's
house; thence south 13.45 chains to
a stone in J. C. Frazier's line; thence
west 22.15 chains to a stone; thence
south 5 chains to a sycamore on the
bank of the branch; thence west 2
chains to the beginning , containing
acres more or less.
This 28th day of December, 1914. i
E. P. HAYES, Commissioner.
CHAS. H. REDDING, Attorney.
ANNUAL STATEMENT COUNTS
W. T. Foushee
Attendance, 22 days 2.00 44.00
Mileage, 416 (7? 5c 20.80
Expenses, trip to Raeford ... 1.75
Settling with Sheriff 4.00
Expenses to Co. Com'rs As-
H. A. Tomilson
Mileage, 702 f?
J. A. Withers
Attendance, (i days (To $2.00 12.00
Mileage, 80 p 5c 4.00
D. A. Cornelison, 8 days $2.00 16.00
Mileage, 156 Q0 5c 7.WJ
Expenses trip to Raeford . . 5.00
W. J. Scarboro
Attendance. 4 days $2.00 $8.00
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.
I, George T. Murdock, Register of
Deeds of said county and Clerk Ex
Officio to the County Board of Com
missioners of said county, do hereby
certify that the foregoing is a true
report of the items and amounts au
dited and allowed by the said Board
to the members thereof for the year
ending November 30, 1914. This the
1st day of December, 1914.
GEO. T. MURDOCK,
Register of Deeds and Clerk Ex-
Officio to the Board of Commission
ers of Randolph county.
Notice is hereby given that applica
tion will be made to the General As
sembly of North Carolina at its st-t-sion
for 1915 for the enactment of t
law amending the charter of the towr.
of Seagrove reducing the corporal
limits of said town.
This Jan. 9, 1915.
G. H. CORNELISON, Mayor of
5t. the town of Seagrove.
OUR 100 COUNTIES
There are one hundred counties in
North Carolina, some of which are
so poor they raise scarcely enough
money to pay the court-house officers,
a constable and a deputy sheriff in .
each township. Yet there is agita- j
tion for more counties. It is no Fa i
flection on the people of those coun-
ties to say that the countieB are pau-
pers, but it is a reflection on the svs- ,
tern tnat made so many counties po:
Suppose the legislature had taV'
the precaution forty years ago to in
vestigate the need, the probable in
come and the effect on the who
State of every county, is there not
reason to believe that the number
would be much less today than it is?
Aside from the bonded indebtedness
and cost of new buildings, which, of
course, represent debt, it must re-
quire at least $25,000 annually in tax-
es to run the court-house machinery
01 me weaker counties. A towns!
constable, a deputy sheriff and two or
three justices of the peace for
serve the purpose in most small coun
ties and the money raised to suppor.
a court-house town could be applic
to schools and roads and health am
farm demonstration work, factories
that would enrich the community.
There are counties in this Sts ti
that one can walk aero:;.; easily in .
cut up ii
itil it r
Id State hii;
to the cost
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
J. W. AUSTIN, ML D.
Practice Limited to
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat,
South Main St., next to P. 0.
HI6H POINT, N. G.
Wm. C. Hammer R. C. Kelly
HMAER & KELLY
Attorneys at Law
Office Second door from
street in Lawyers' Row.
v mM 1 1 ii i mn i
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blue eaves the coat of
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Diamond, MeDonnell a Co.,
408 S. 4th St., Phlla.
DR. D, K. LOCKHART
ASHEBORO, N. C. Phone 28
Office over the Bank. Hours, 9 a.m.
to 12 m. 1 p. m. to 5 p. m.
DR. JOHN SWAIM
Office over First National
Asheboro, N. C.
THE BANK OF RANDOLPH
Asheboro, N. C.
Capital and Surplus, $60,000.00
Total Assets over $250,000.00
With ample assets, experience and
irotection, we solicit the business of
he banking public and feel -safe in
raying we are prepared and willing
o extend to our customers every fa
ility and accommodation consistent
ith safe banking.
), B. McCrary, President.
W. J. Armfield, V-President
W. J. Armfield. Jr., Cashier.
J. D. Ross, Assistant Cashier.
Having qualified as administrator
i II the estate of H. H. Nance, dec ased
fore J. M. Caveness, Clerk of the
-uperior Court of Randolph County.
I will sell at public auction to the
ii:ghcst bidder for cash on the prem
ises on the 22nd day of Jan. 1915, the
following personal property, to wit:
"iic mule, one cow, lot of corn, lot of
wheat some rough feed, 14 interest
in wagon and mowing machine, one
'ulK(?y, variety farming tools, house
hold and kitchen furniture, some meat
and other articles too tedious to men
tion. All persons having claims against
said estate are notified to present
them to the undersigned, duly verified
on or before the 31st day of Dec.
1915 or this notice will be pleaded in
bar of their recovery; and all per
sons owing said estate will come for
ward and make immediate settlement.
This 29 day of Dec. 1914.
L M. NANCE,
Administrator H. H. Nance, dee'd.
Having qualified as administrator
on the estate of Robert E. Green, de
ceased, before J. M. Cavenesst, Clerk
of the Superior Court of Randolph
county, all persons having claims
against said estate are notified to
present them to the undersigned, duly
verified, on or before the 24th day of
December, 1915, or this notice will be
pleaded in bar of their recovery; and
all persons owing said estate will
come forward and make immediate
This 22nd day of Dec, 1914.
J. T. WOOD, Admr.
MOTHER! IF CHILD'S
TONGUE IS COATED
If Cross, Feverish, Constipated, Give
"California Syrup of Figs"
A laxative today saves a sick child
tomorrow. Children simply will not
take the time trom play to era,.
meir Doweis, wnicn Decome cioggeu
up with waste, liver gets sluggish;
Look at the tongue, mother! If
coated, or your child is listless, crose,
feverish, breath bad, restless, doesn't
eat heartily, full of cold or has so:
throat or any other children's ailment,
give a teaspoonful of "California syr-
up of Figs," then don't worry, be
cause it is perfectly harmless, and in
a few hours all this constipation poi-
son, sour bile and fermenting waste
will gently move out of the bowels
and vou have a well, nlavful chii:
again. A thorough "inside clcansii.
is of times all that is necessary,
should be the first treatment giv
in any sickness.
Beware of counterfeit fig syr
Ask your druggist for a 5u-ceni. It.
tie of "California Syrup of Fig:
has full directions for babii
out alter which the officers for tli.
coming quarter were installed. Shor
talks were made bv each of the newh
elected officers. The house wai
brought to an uproar after the shor
but pointed address made by Percj
Nixon, the newly elected marshal. sni
it was with some difficulty before th
president could restore order.
Prof. J. V. Ankeney delivered iv
inspiring talk on what it took to nv.
j up a man. He said that the world .
I looking for leaders ar:l it should b
the ambition of every boy to striv
after that which seems impossih
To make a leader it took gympal
cautious daring, good judgment an
IT REALLY DOES RELIEVE
Everybody who is afflicted with
rheumatism in any form should by all
means keep a bottle cf Sloan's Lini
ment on hand. The minute you feel
pain or soreness in a joint or muscle,
bathe it with Sloan's Liniment. Do
not rub it. Sloan's penetrates al
most immediately right to the seat of
pain, relieving the hot, tender, swool
en feeling and making the part easy
and comfortable. Get a bottle of
Sloan's Liniment cf any druggist and
have it in the house against colds,
sore an swollen joints, rheumatism.
neuralgia, sciatica and like ailments
Your money back if not satisfied, but
it does give almost instant relief.
HON. JACOB BATTLE ON BRYAN
Ex-Judge Jacob Battl, of Tiocky
Mount, said recently to a rerffesenta
tive of the Raleigh News & Observer:
"I consider Secretary of State Bry
an a pure, unselfish patriot, and the
greatest living man, says Represen
tative Jacob Battle of Nash countv
"Since he has been a member of
President. Wilson's cabinet, he has ef
faced himself and become the Presi
dent's most loyal supporter. There
never was anything more splendid in
American political history than his
work in the Baltimore convention
which brought about the nomination
of WoodroW Wilson. I remember now
that Bryan, the great peace advocate,
'way hack yonder in '95 or '96, was
speaking in Tokio, Japan, and ii
Ion, expounding his
tions not only have
tO other nations."
store, a number i
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CAROLINA MAN WITH PUZZLING
STOMACH DISEASE WINS RELIEF
R. Davenport ef Parker Better
After First Dose of Remedy
W. R. Davenport of Parker, N. C,
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He took Mayr's Wonderful Stomach
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"for years 1 have suffered ,rom a
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Thousands of others suffering from
In the good old days wT?""
us loved the Germans and tho.-. who
could visited them annually, their keen
intelligence was often brought to beir
on American ways and morals. One of
these observers told a story whicn
may not be true, but which all Eu
rope accepted as so typical that it
should have been true if it wasn't.
The story runs thus: "Father," sa I
an American boy, "we hare been stud
ying the lives of two great men
one of them made a fortune by hu
est work and the other by beati ne
ttle law and his business associates;
which was the grer.ter man?" "Vv'i
made the most money?" asked t:
The point is the fact that we are
given to measuring the ability of t
man by the money he makes it brings
him. Perhaps the German and the
Frenchman and the Englishman b-
other standards, but were they high
er? We are just now criticising the
morals of our neigh! ors as shown in
their acts and opinions; it is well to
remember that WO also live in thr
limelight. The German thinks B'
march a great man because he made
his country great, but he does not in
quire into honesty which dared tam-
oy the Danish
in of the same
ighbor in He -bit
lut all of them agree in condemn-
-.wl.,,.,1 f.. aatinaotino o. ...
cess. It may be said that if Napole-
a.id Nelson and Bismarck sinned
they did so from higher motives: is
not that doubtful? Can we say til
they thought more of their country's
welfare than the opportunity to be
come famous? In any case, can ;
country more than a man be rea
served by committing an immoral act?
If so, then we must prefer Machiave
1 1 i as the teacher of statesmen an i
the guide of Nations in which case,
would civilization retrograde or ad
vance? Florida Times-Union.
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a number of remedies but nothing
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WHEN I AM DEAD
When I am dead and I am quite for.
What care I if my spirit lives or
dies ? ,
To walk with angels in a grassy slot,
And pluck the lilies grown ia Para
dise? Ah, no tlie heaven of all my heart
To hear your voice and catch tho
Ah, no the better heaven I fain
But in a cranny of your soul to live.
Ah, me, you well might wait a little
And not forget me, Sweet, until I
1 had a home, a little distant isle,
With shadowy trees and tender,
I had a home! It was less dear than
And I forgot, as you forget me now.
Had a home more dear than I could
And 1 forgot, but now remember well.
Love me today and think not on to
morrow. Come, take my hands, and lead I "
out of door,
Chere in the fields let us forget our
all the seas innumerable,
' will sail and sing when
ndian roses gold and red,
ill plait in wreaths when
i am dead.
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