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Asheboro, N. C, April 1, 1915.
LOCAL ANJ I'EKSON.AIi
On April 8, there will be a White
Sale conducted in tnc Miller Dunning,
Be sure to attend the White Sale,
in the Miller building, April 8th.
Mrs. Irvin Cox, of Worthville, is the
guest of relatives in A.sheboro this
Miss Mav McAlister is in Graham
this week, attending the meeting of
Miss Nan Little, of Carlysle, was
the guest of Miss May McAlister a
day or two last weeK.
Mr. and Mrs. Mehane Ferree, of
Cedar Kails, were the guests of Mrs,
Gertrude Miller last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Loflin were call
ed to Lexington yesterday on account
of the death of Mr. Loflins lather.
Mesdames Clarence Davis and Ro
Hedriek spent a day in Greensboiv
Dr. Weaver will hold a second quar
terly meeting for Coleridge circuit, at
Mt. Olivet, on Saturday and Sunday
April 3rd and 4th.'
Mr. Evorctte Luck, of the People's
l.,inr Car (Vimnanv. of Hiirh Point.
has been in town two or three clays
Mr. J. H. McCain, trustee of C. T.
Loflin. bankrupt, is arranging to sell
the stock of goods at auction next
Rev. D. A. Highfill, of Liberty,
spent a few days at Summerfield
last week, visiting his mother, who
has recently celebrated her S4th birth
AsTieboro was covered in snow threil
or four inchm deep yesterday morn
ing. This makes five snows for tn
month ot March.
The Southern Railway will run two
extra cars on Frldvy mo-ring on ac
count oi' County O- mine -.-I'.mcr.t, and
the Norfolk Suii;un will run o;e.
The enteHainment to have been riv
en at Randleman next Saturday nieht.
by the sixth anil seventh grades of the
public school, has been postponed on.,
Air. nmi Mrs. Thomas Creekmore
left NVednesd-.iv for an extended visit
to relatives in Chitrlot(,e ami Norfolk.
They will be away during the Easter
Miss Margaret K. Scott, State or
ganizer of canning clubs f Raleigh,
will be in Ashebovo next Monday, and
will go before the county commisison
ers to discuss the work of the cluo.
I)r C C He.bbard. of Farmer, has
been in Ash. bo-, a day or two this
week, and gave The Courier a pleas
ant call while in town. Dr. Hubbard
in quite enthusiastic over the success
of the school at Farmer this year.
Mr. Oscar Kecrns, of High Point,
was a visitor in town last Sunday,
Mrs K .i t's, who has been visiting
her father, liev. J. K. Thompson, for
several days will not retain home cr
a few days yet.
The report comes from Elon Col
lege that Dr. iler.idon, who is well
known in Asheboro, is not expected
to live. Mrs. John T. Mofhtt, a daugh
ter of Dr. Herndon, is with her fath
er. Mavor C. C. Cranford went to Bal
timore yesterday to accompany home
Mrs. Cfanford, who has been taking
treatment in Johns Hopkins Hospital
for some tim;. Mrs. Cranford is re
ported to be much improved m health.
The Courier is publishing a series
of articles on tuberculosis from the
Ladies' Home Journal, which are well
worth reading. The articles are be
ing published at the wiliest of the
health department of the Woman s
The annual white sale to be giv
en by the Woman's Foreign Mis
sionary Society f -ni M''t"0lifit
1'roteM.ant church April 8th, will be
conducted in the Miller building from
10 A. M. to 10 P. M. Chicken salad
and coffee, ice cream and cake will
be served: The public is cordially
Mrs. Lillie M. Whitaker. of Enfield,
is a visitor in the home of her broth
er, Rev, C. L. Whitaker, this week
Mrs. Whitaker has been visiting her
daughter at Mayodan and stopped
-over in Asheboro for a few days be
fore reluming to her home.
Among the callers at the Courier
office this week, have been the follow
ing citizens: Messrs. N. M. Burgess,
of near Ramseur; D. E. Curtis, or
Liberty; J. M. Ellis, of Ramseurj J.
R. Harrison, of Martha; JJoddy
Swaim, of Liberty; A. C. Harris, of
Liberty; T. F. Millikan, and J. A. Rus
sell, of Randleman.
The people of Randolph county aro
greatly interested in the County Com
mencement Friday. It is earnestly re
quested that the people of Asheboro
attend the commncemnt and greet
their friends throughout the county.
It is an opportune time for the town
and country people to get acquainted.
The Woman's Department Club of
Asheboro will give a shelf of books
to the school giving the best exhibit
in writing, drawing and any kind of
handiwork at the County Commence
ment on Friday. The boks will be do
nated by the different members of tho
club and will be a great addition to
The Courier has always heard thav
snow is good for wheat; and from tho
reports of our county correspondents,
it would seem this year is no excep
tion to the rule. From all parts of
the county, come the reports that tno
wheat crops are loking fine, and prom,
ise a bountiful harvest.
Mr. John M. Hammer, of Greens
boro, was in town last Monday.
Mrs. Hugh Parks has returned to
her home at Franklinville, after a
visit to relatives at Sanford.
Mr. J. M. Brown, of Spokane, was
in town on business one day last
Mr. Roy Cox, superintendent of
Coleridge graded school, was in town
a few hours last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Ross, of Jack
son Springs, are guests of relatives
in Asheboro this week. .
The choir of the M. E. church will
render special Easter music next Sun
Miss Bessie Laughlin went to High
Point last Monday, returning the same
Mr. Arthur Presnell has gone to
Glen Elder, Kansas, to spend the summer.
Mrs. L. L. Whitaker returned homu
last Saturday from an extended visit
to relatives at Salisbury.
Mr. C. C. Caviness, of Centralia,
Washington, is in Asheboro to spend
the summer with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Kennedy and
daughter, Miss Bessie, attended the
closing exercises of Glenola public
school last Saturday.
The home of Mr. Charles Redding
in Back Creek township was burnou
with all its contents last Friday night,
The origin of the fire is supposed t&
have been a defective flue.
The following visiting attorneys
have been in Asheboro this week at
tending court: Mesrs. O. L. Sapp and
W. F. Bynum, of Greensboro; Harry
Hannah, of biler City; L. B. Williams
of High Point; W. B. Branham, of
South Carolina; and K. H. Dixon, oi
Mr. Hal M. Worth was in Greens
boro on business a few hours last Sat
urday. W. H. Gregson & Company will lo
cate this fall in the Centre neighbor
hood near the Randolph and Davidson
line a power cane mill and large evap
orator for making molasses.
Miss Lizzie Phillips, who has been
teaching at Cedar Square the past
winter, has returned home for her
Mr. Arthur Ross Miss Essie Ross,
and Mesdames J. D. and George Ko.
went to Greensboro last Monday, re
turning at night.
Miss Kelsie Coltr.ane visited home
folks near Randleman last Saturday
and Sunday, returning to her work as
stenographer in the office of Brittain
and Brittain, attorneys, Monday
Mr. J. F. Ross, of Pleasant Garden,
was in town a few hours last Monday
selling fertilizer for Armour & Co.
Mrs. W. B. Allred, of Hartwell, Ga.;
and Mrs. L. D. Perkins, of Spencer,
have returned to their homes after
visiting their parents. Mr. and Mrs.
II. 1. Dickens, lor several days.
Miss Linnie Shamburger, principal
of Farmer high school, was in town a
few hours last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ro-.s and child
ren, of Lillington, arrived last week
for a visit to .relatives in town.
Dr. C. H. Phillips, of Fullers, was
in town last Saturday. Dr. Phillips
has entered ten acres of vacant land
in Tabernacle township recently.
Mrs. 0. R. Fox, who has been con
fined to her home by illness for some
time, is much improved, and able to
be out again.
Mrs. John T. Moffltt went to Elon
College one day last week to see her
father, Dr. Herndon, who is in very
noor health. Dr. Herndon's host ot
friends in Asheboro wish for him a
needy recovery, and many more
years of usefulness.
ATJaa Ttortiv Kllison. formerly of
KVnnlflinvilln who in now a deaconess
In iho M. V,. church, at Hillsboro. was
on the program of the recent Mission
iru f!nnvontinn at Durham, her sub
ject being "The Deaconess and Her
Moco... n f -Hnlladv and C. A.
Pamplin, former citizens of Asheboro.
nmnmr the Greensboro "Boost
ers" in town last Saturday. Mr. Hol-
lady was at one time treasurer oi
R.mUh .niintv. and Mr. PamDlin
uriio frti onmp time the Southern Rail
way agent at Asheboro.
Mr. 0. J. Coffin, of Charlotte, was
wopIt end visitor in town, returning
to his home Monday. Mrs. Coffin,
who has been the guest oi relatives
and friends for several days will not
return to her home lor a wees or iwu
m v r. ninhnn. of Reidsville. ar-
n'voit' loof wootr and took charce of
the classes of the Modern Business
College, which has opened in me
rooms over the Lexington Grocery
Hf .. -Rintinn will be the
regular teacher of the school in Asheboro.
Mr. Winburn Andrews, of Back
Creek township, was in town a few
hours last Friday. Mr. Andrews was
on his way to Glenola to attend the
closing exercises of the public school
at that place. His daughter, Miss
Loula Andrews, as principal, and Mia
Kate Nance as nrimary teacher, have
been the efficient teachers at Glenola
There will be an entertainment by
the nunilu of the eroded school, at tne
graded school auditorium Thursday
night, April 8. The civic depart
ment of the Woman's Club has spent
all the monev on hand in the work
of improving the school grounds, and
there is serious need or. iunds w pur
Rua the work. To aid in the matter
this entertainment is being given, and
it is hoped the people of the town will
come out in large numbers both for
an evening of enjoyment and to help
in a cause oi public Deneni.
Mrs. Robert Burns and little son
were in High Point last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis White are the
parents of a little daughter, who
weighs six and a half pounds.
Mr. and Mrs. Millard Allred visiter
relatives near Franklinville last Sun
day. Come to County Commencement to
morrow, and be sure to get in the bit
Mr. and Mrs. Robah Betts, of High
Point, were the guests of relatives in
Asheboro last Sunday.
Dr. L. M. Fox and daughter, Miss
Fleta, spent one day last week with
relatives at Franklinville.
Messrs. W. F. Redding and J. T.
Winslow attended the funeral of Mr.
J. J. White at Trinity last Sunday.
Mrs. M. A. Moffitt has returned
from an extended visit to her daugh
ter, Mrs. C. C. Howell, at Downing,
Prof. Thornwell Haynes, of High
Point, delivered the address at tnc
closing exercises of the Glenola pub
lic school, last Friday.
The Courier acknowledges the re
ceipt of an invitation to the com
mencement exercises of Trinity high
school, at Old Trinity. April 4 to 7.
Mr. W. A. Jones, of High Point,
formerly an employe of The Courier,
has been spending a few days with his
family in Asheboro this week.
Among the visitors in town last
Monday were Messrs. H. B. Moore and
Lacy Black, of Ramseur, and E. B,
Johnson, of Sol.
The saw mill belonging to Mr. Har
ris Redding in Back Creek township,
about three miles from town, was de
stroyed by fire last Friday night. The
loss is estimated at f 1,000 or $1,200.
The members of the local fire com
pany met last Thursday night and per
fected plans for a minstrel to be given
in a few weeks. The program is a
"dead secret", but the boys promise;
that it will be a good one.
Mr. L. D. Lowe, of Cedar Grove
township, was in town last Saturday.
Mr. Lowe was attending to business
connected with settling the estate of
his aunts, the late Misses Fannie and
Addie Rice, of Farmer.
There will be a meeting of the Civ
ic Department of the Wnmnn's f'lnh
at the Club room in the court house,
next Monday, April 5. Matters of in
terest are to come before the meeting,
and a good attendance is desired.
Mrs. Mary York, who died at her
home near Greensboro, last Saturday,
was laid to rest at Sophia. Mrs. York
was i'A years of age, and is survived
by her husband, Mr. John York, ami
three small children.
Mr. nn.l Mir. TV V. iTMo-o
cently moved to Asheboro from Ala-
uiuuwu luuiu.v aim nave Dcen nviny on
East Worth Street for some time,
have moved into their new home neat
the western part of town.
Mrs. Robert R. Reitzell, of Liberty,
who underwent a serious operation at
St. Leo's Hospital, Greensboro, last
week, is recovering as rapidly as could
be expected, and hopes to be able to
return home soon.
' Mrs. Minnie Caudle, nf nnmt'oman
has been the guest of Mrs. J. F. Birk-
enaa a lew days tnis week. Mrs. Cau
dle is a former resulont nf Aohshnm
she and her husband, the late . Henry
Caudle, having made their home in
mis town lor several years.
MRS. McCRARY HOSTESS
Entertains Randolph Book Club
Last Friday afternoon the members
of the Randolph Book Club met at the
home of Mrs. D. B. McCrary on Worth
Street. The home was beautiful in
its decorations of Easter flowers and
ferns from the florists. Mrs. E. L.
Moffitt read a most interesting Bay
View article on Belgian Industries;
following Mrs. J. O. Reddir.fr told of
characteristics and customs in Belgi
um. Many of the current events were
concerning the European war. Fol
lowing the prDgram, Progressive Rook
was played. Three ladies scored the
same, Mrs. J. F. Miller, Miss Kate
Phillips and Mrs. W. C. Hammer, the
latter drawing the prize. The two
out-of-town guests, Mrs. Oscar Coffin,
of Charlotte; and Mrs. Oscar Kearns,
of High Point, received visitors'
prizes, lhe consolation, a feathery
little chicken, was given to Mrs. E. u.
Morris. The hostess served block
cream in yellow and white, with cakes
and mints; each guest was presented
with a small yellow basket with mints
as a souvenir of the Easter time. The
hostess was assisted in serving by her
sister, Mrs. Thomas RedcLnj and Missi
RANDOLPH SUPERIOR COURT
The criminal term of Randolph Su
perior Court convened last Monday
morning for a term of one week, with
Judge Thomas J. Shaw presiding.
Judge Shaw's charge to the grand
jury was brief and pointed, outlining
and emphasizing in u clear and luciu
manner the principal violations of the
criminal law, and particularly strong
The following citizens 'compose the
grand jury: Messrs. H. T. Caviness,;
toreman; l.. v. spmks, W. L. Lama,
L. D. Vuncannon, W. A. Williams, M.
H. Free, D. M. We!born, W. L. Foust,
F. M. Trogdon, Alpheus Auman, Can
well Hancock, I. O. Hamilton, T. P.
Prevo, C. M. Jones, T. C. Lamb, G. M.
York, A. G. Poc, Jesse Rogers,
and J. H. Vestal. Mr. C. T. Luck is
officer to the grand jury.
The petit jurors are as follows:
Messrs. B. Z. Routh, A. O. Adams, F.
E. Steed, A. J. Chamness, W. L. Scot
ten, A. R. Groce, G H. Maner, C. C.
Homey, W. A. Craven, T. F. Pool, C.
C. Stroud, P. F. Spoon, R. L. Vickor,,
Willie Miller, W. T. Ferguson, and j.
Ernest Kime, who is charged with
the murder of Frank Garner on March
7, was arraigned Monday afternoon
and entered a plea of not guilty. The
case was set for trial today, Thursday,
and a venire of 100 men drawn.
The following cases have been dis
Nathan Rich, a. w. d. w., six months
on county roads.
Annie Coltrane and Mamie Coltrane
a. w. d. w. Mamie plead guilty and
was given a fine of $15.00 and cost.
Nol prosse as to Annie.
Enos Womble a. w. d. w,, not guilty.
Charles Robbins and Irvin Robbins
Glenn McFarland, abandonment.
Plead guilty, judgment suspended
upon payment of costs, on condition
defendant shows goad behaviour for
Shelly Coble, Dennis Fields, Walte.
York, and Pcb York, riot r. id distur
W. D. Godfrey and C. M. Hilii.ird,
a. w. d. w. g-jilty as to both.
Wade Henderson, assaulting his
brother-in-law, Arthur Loflin, plead
guilty, and was given $20 and cos'a.
Judge Shaw announced that he did
not blame the defendant so much for
assaulting Loflin because he had been
talking about Mrs. Henderson as Tor
waiting so long before doing this that
it might appear there was some otnei
cause for the assault.
A large part of yesterday was tak
en up with the case ot Alexander ls
ley for burning the house of Marshall
Cheek, the jury returning a verdic.
A CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank all the good peo
nle of Asheboro for their kindness
and sympathy sho'vn us since tne
burning ot our nome . we no earnesv
ly pray Cod's richest blessings may
reward each and every one for every
gift we received, large or small, and
for all the kind words spoken to us
God will reward them all, is our
MR. AND MRS. THAD. AUMAN
Mjr. Doak Lowe, of Asheboro, and
Miss Dora Delk, of Cox. were married
at Farmer, March 18, Rev. Joel B.
Trogdon performing the ceremony.
After the solemninzing of the happy
event, the young couple drove to
Asheboro, where they were the guests
of relatives for several days. At
present they are making their home
at Cox, in the western part of the
Mr. Lowe is a son of Mrs. N. M.
Lowe, of this town, and is an indus
trious and highly respected young
man, while his bride is the attractive
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Delk,
of Western Randolph. Many friends
join in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Lowe
joy along the journey of life.
GUILFORD COUNTY REAL ES
TATE SELLS HIGH
One of the largest prices ever paid
for land not subdivided near Greens
boro was that paid by Mack Albright
this weeK lor 11 acres purchased by
him from James A. Dick and wife, at
$1,000 an acre. The property is lo
cated two miles from the city and Is
at present untouched by any street car
line or property on which houses have
been erected or from which lots have
Under and by virtue of the power
of resale conferred upon me by an
order made by the Clerk of the Supe
rior Court of Randolph county in a
certain proceeding therein pending
entitled E. P. Hayes, Admr. vs. John
Hoover, et als., I will offer for resale
at public auction, Upon the following
terms, one-half cash upon confirma
tion of sale and balance six months
from date of sale, the following de
described premises situated, lying and
being in Randolph county, North Car
olina, in Randleman township, at the
POST OFFICE DOOR
in the town of Randleman on Friday,
April Oth, 1915, at 1 o'clock, P. M.,
said lands and premises more partic
ularly described as follows, to-wit:
Beginning at a white oak, and runs
south D.28 chains to a white oak;
thence south IS) degrees west 2.05
chains to a stone- thence nor.-. 75
degrees west 17.69 chains to a stone
in the middle of the creek; thence up
the creek its various courses 27
chains to a stone in the middle of the
said creek at the ford; thence nearly
with tho Bell road 5.45 chains to a
stone on the north side of said Bonnie
Fmaier's corner: thence north 6
chains to a stone; thence east 27.64
chains to a stone near John McDan
iel's house; thence south 1 0.4ft chains
to a stone in J. C. Frazicr'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, con
taining 65 Ms acres more or less.
Cause of re-sale bid of $555.00 has
been ten percented.
This 26th day of March. 1915.
E. P. HAYES, Commr.
Chas. H. Redding, Atty,
LOST Open face Elgin watch with
fob attached, will pay liberal reward
for return to CLIFFORD MORRIS,
Asheboro, N. C.
ASIX ROOM COTTAGE, in South
Asheboro, on Fayetteville street, for
rent. Apply to Mrs. Jennie Hancock.
FOR RENT One two story five
room dwelling in west Asheboro for
rent at $4.00 per month. One two
room dwelling, ouUritle corporate lim
its, on the South of Asheboro at $2.00
per month. Apply to
P WM. C. HAMMER,
Asheboro, N. C.
ANY BOY OR GIRL in the county
interested in raisinf, thoroughbred
White Rocks, write W. A. Coffin, Ashe
boro, N. C. No money reeded.
FOR RENT My home place in
west Asheboro, 10 large rooms sev
eral acres of good land, apply to
JOHN M. HAMMER,
Greensboro, N. C.
FOR SALE A young milch cow,
fresh. W. C. HAMMER.
"VALUABLE REAL ESTATE FOR
SALE. Apply to R. R. Ross, Ashe
boro, N. C.
A fine assortment of the latest designs of fine Stationery
at reasonable prices.
We have all the late cuts in Envelopes '.'
A big line of pound paper and envelopes to match.
"Symphnoy Lawn" is the highest mark in fine Stationery.
Look for the name Symphony Lawn, if you want the best.
For many years we have pleased our customers. We have
the goods and the prices.
Our prescription department is in charge of Jas. T. Under
wood, who is well known to the people of the county.
Our "Motto" is, "Live and Let Live".
Bring us your wants in our line and we -will send you away
If yon want the best drinks in town "Ask Lester Moifitt."
Standard Drug Store
Rexall Drug Store
MILLINERY OF STYLE
New Patterns and shapes on display daily
Mrs. Millard H. Allred
O. R. Fox Store Asheboro, N. C.
Shad For Easter
Plenty of good Shad and fish
of all kinds for Easter. We al
ways fill your orders prompt
ly and gladly. Phone us your
STAR MEAT MARKET
Look Over These Prices and be Convinced That They are Real
2 lbs. Loos j Roasted Coffee for 25c
2 5c-package3 of Eagle Thistle Soda for 5c
3 lbs Prunes for ?5c
3 lbs Evaporated Peaches for 25c
3 doz. Sour Pickles 2ftc
2 plugs Rams Horn Tobacco 15c
2 plugs Reynold's Sun Cured 15c
Pink Bear.s per gallon 40c
3 lbs. Lima Beans for 25c
3 cakes Laundry Soap for 5c
R. A. J. Coffee ped lb 17c
100 lbs Cotton Seed Me:-.l 1.65
3 cans Corn 25c
3 Cans Kraut, Hominy or Tomatoes for 2 c
Molasses per gallon 4Uc
20-foot Cow Chain 25
12-quart Galvanized Water Pail 15
1 dozen Hold Fast Clothes Pins 5c
Woods Garden Seeds and Seed Potatoes. All Kinds.
10-quart Gray Enameled Water Pails 25c
Collar Pads 25c
Colored Table Oil Cloth Voc yd
Outim:s and Flannelettes Nc yd
Tlione us Your Orders or Come to see us We do the Rest.
L. W. LINEBERRY
Naomi Street Randleman, N. C.
DEATH OF A. F. KIVETT
Mr. A. F. Kivett died at his home
near Ramseur, on the night of March
24, aged 62 years, 6 months and 20
days. Mr. Kivett retired in his usual
health, just before three o'clock in
the morninir. his wife was awakened
by his making some complaint. She
aroused the tamny ana ne was soon
gone to the rest that remaineth for
the people of God.
Mr. Kivett was a successful far
meer, hard-working man, and an up
right citizen. By his noble Christian
character and affable manner, he en
deared himself to a large circle of
friends and acquaintances. He al
ways met his friends with a smile and
a hearty handshake. He had a ten
dor and affectionate heart, was de
voted to his family, and loved them
most dearly. His love and devotion
to them were very remarkable. A
father's love has such a wonderful in
fluence upon his children.
We have known Mr. Kivett for a
long time, and he was always the
same a true and noblo Christian gen
tleman. He was a consistent member
of the Baptist church.
The remains were tenderly laid to
rest in the Shady Grove cemetery
amidst a large concourse of weeping
relatives and friends. The funeral
was most touchingly and tenderly
preached by his pastor, Rev. Mr.
A widow and four children survive
to mourn their great and irreparable
loss. May God's richest grace com
fort and sustain the grief stricken
MONUMENT TO CHAS. B. AYCOCK
Mr. Archibald Joh:ison, of Charity
and Children, thinks that there should
bo a monument on the Capitol grounds
af Raleigh -to Chas. B. Aycock. Ho
suggests that though the grounds
are already over-crowded, that there
will be unanimous accord all over the
state for making room for one to
North Carolina's Educational Govern
or. He says alo that the monument
should be in keeping with the Ash- ,
Icy Home monument.