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Mr. Owen r*. Lore w.u» in the
city Friday last.
Mr. W. D. Blued, of Lumber*
waa in the city on Saturday.
Mr. J. D Blase)! went to Lumber
ton 1 wit Thursday.
I>r. J. B. Bivens, of MoCaH,
spent Sunday in town.
The Methodist prayer meeting
houthae been changed to 7:80.
MMaXateHamar has returned
m a visit to McCall.
R. Watt Stewart, of Hamlet,
*t Sunday with his mother,
Mi* EL A. Stewart.
Mbs Mary McDougald opened
pohHe school last week with SO
pop&e eoroUedi^i-^; v,';
Mise Goldie Ritch, of Lumber.
■Urn, spent two d*ys this week
with Mr. and Mm G. M. Whit.
tcer**.' ;# '%•’* ■ ■■ - * ; - - ■ . • : ■ ]
The render'* attention i* cnl
■d to the blgdiepluy mi. of Hur.
ty Schneider, of Uibwu.
Material* for the new Baptist
tmieooag* are being pot on the
ground. The parsonage will he
located on the Church lot, Jiwfc
South of the Church.
There will be a meeting on
next Saturday, Septemlier 28til,
of tho Farmers' Protective Asso
ciation to iec<*iT» the report of
the delegatee to (lie State Con
vention which met September
Our buggy offer is still open,
though the big «d. I* crowded
Wt this week. The ticket* are
guiug; you had better secure
yours, Remember, the chance
cost* you nothing.
Cept. \V. 0. McLaurhi, Mesurr
L- if. BfefCinuoir, Walter Leitch
and other* attended the Confed
erate VstonuM Re-union at lied
Springe last Thursday;. they re
port qaLe a crowd and good:
time all around.
W# wore show'n the plan* of the
hotel to be built Ur Mr. J. C.
Morgan. The building will be a
beauty; the ground door will
contain a laygo store room and
the hotel office, dining room and
parlor, the second and third;
stories will contain 33 bedrooms, i
The eutire building will be sap-1
plied with water from an tdevw-j
tor tank coutniiuitg 3,000. pnl-j
Ions. It is so kite bi tlio season, I
however, that. Mr. Mojv-ui fears I
that it wilj not be completed be
On last Snmlny night Mr. J.
D. Medlin, tits efficient night
watchman of the tdwn discover-1
el a wonld-Iv burglar in the!
yard of Mrs. Agues Myers. Mr. j
Medlin hailed him. whereupon '•
the rascal took life hosfe and Mr. j
Medlin 11 red at him live tim;*; he'
whs uot ue ir enough to discern ‘
whether the aihroumt w urhitej
or a'gro. About- a week prevt-j
009 to tlife, Tom Myers l,e.ird n\
burglar in the house but lie-1
fore lie could light u lamp the.'
burglar had escaped. Such sco.iu-1
dials will uijet tlioir just fate
The regular meeting of the
8cmtland county !*tt>tcctivG As
sociation wtt$ held IasttautarJfty
afternoon io the Field’s Hull.
The meeting was .opened by D.
S. Htewurt, the president. The
following officers were elected for
the ensuing yeiir, For President.
DoupUd Stewart, for Vice Presi
dent W. H. McLuuriu, lor Secre
tary and Treasurer, J. JI. Pat
tirson, for Executive Committee,
E. Qillto, W. L Mason, J. 1). Mc
Lturin and A. A. Leiteb. Ail
no tubers prcrwut seem.’J entiiu
eeustic aud reudily paid their
dune quite a umnitor of now mctn
bere wore enrolled. The coudi
tioa of the cotton market was
dfapjMod and tlie meeting wan
inclined to the competition at
this place wan nut fPjfHcieufc to
ensure tiie-fdll price of Ihestaplc.
Messrs U. UcLeau and A. B.
Sbaw wore elected as delegate**
to the Ktnto ror.wntir.il to lie
held at llaleigh on Kept 23th. A
meeting wne called for noxt Sat
urday Sept. 28th at« o'clock.
TH* PjUf-AMfcRKMX RSTOSITIOX
WILL CLOffK OCTORKU Ult. *
TboMwk»hanaf>«TMt«d tbta Mar.
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la ardor U> permit/f ry rf;Ii«n In the
territory trarm by it* line*, to take
tbiatriy, thj araionnt A?r Uae Roll
«r*y Ium pla»*4 ia efeaet a rata of prarO
rally one taro lor tlir round trip to Hjt
(aloaad retora, tfefceta cm mile ftaptam
tar JW to October JOth, iadueiro; tlck
tayaod to rwtara wltuia’ twmty day*
from data of aate. TUa UVrnl foocr*
akM abotUri taoet with a Iratny i~Mpon
» *» the part it th? tmreUaopabbc. and
maty w.i! 'I'm ♦>:(*•» aral tlvnuotr^* of
the oyyortaoity of’ aUVxbas thb. U*s
and Urn«at at ttspodthma.
•r. w. a. o<>»*.
Mr. Ww, Shaw lijrtcb died at
the bum* of hi* mother, Mr*. M.
J. Ljfcrh, ub Thu mi a/, Septem
ber 19th, Mr. I^rteh wne jnet
1« year* Of age, end n well,
thought of young man. Hewae
• mm of tba late Martone I^rteb.
Tho interment ru at the Lytch
family bfnyfng-gronnd, Rev. 1.
M. Bom, a a, omciatlr.tr.
her P*w«w*») her* «n4 mete nilai
**•»» fW 4o*u«m jmt v^nthtr. I
ImV* «mmnM TKKTUlXA **»
m»«meai mere m the «UU. Md II
UfCM r. VAtBBh Ph. 0.,
Mr*, (!. V. Fry U .on the sick1
list thin week: but in now better. I
Hhtn Thompson, who bus beeni
quite sick with typhoid lever,
l* slowly cob vflleeringr.
Mr*. Make McCall an;l daugh
ter, May, ore visiting ct Mr. Mar
dock McCormick's home. Mies
Chrtseie MeCorniic spent the week
with her friend, Mni. J. 1>. Msd
A recent copy of the Lnnrln
burg iixvhange con tabling brief
notice of the Mny Tewksbury
Mission was placed in the baridaj
of a sou them friend with the re
sult that a nice contribution v-*ns
seat to the founder of the wfciJ
sion. The came item ecut to n
distant western state btougliii
still greater results. So the Ejc
change has, unwittingly, been
doing some Uouie Missionary
work; been laying up some treas
ure wher “neither moth nor rust |
doth corrupt” koh“Inasmuch as
ye did it unto the least of those,'
ye did unto me.” The May
Tewksbury Mission in doing a
noble work—and May “being
dead, vet apeftketh.”
Owing to it* being cotton sea
souour school is small. but our
teacher. Miss Lucy McCormick,
hi getting on nicely, and w» hope
will soon have alurger number on
tho Itoll, The cotton crop is so
near a failure thia Reason that
strenuous efforts must bo made
to gather as soon wi possible. j
Well, Burely we ought not to
grumble in view of the blessings
that have 'wretolor rested upon
•The Temperance Sermon proa-!
chetl by Her. N. Wilson at Cale
donia an Sunday was of un»s
ur.l; force, fall cf practical ill <»
tratiom; nn.l most touchingly
did the pastor plead with his p x>
plu to let tlw» uccnrsed thing*
alone.. After, the sermon, some
one ( v stranger to us) ferven* ly
PI-&: ei that God would ‘/dost j
saloonr, distilleries & r.” Would
it were «o; but how cau it done
so long us God’s children —cliris
U am—(often eren tho “watch*
inoa on the tower,,) show in the
most etfxta.il way they possib
ly could (liy their votes) that
they wish them to continue busi
ness? “Consistency, thrrn rrrr-rc
jewel.” The liquor business
will quite business when the
church really* desires it—not be
CL'TS AN!> EnniSE^.liUiCKLy
Ch ’X 1 e - I'ein Dntoi aapif-.l to
R cat. bru.-r, bum, unnkl or liiw'lojnry
w it iu-tantiy o'l<vy tSo pain Rad trill
KvrJ ihr pni-tw >u Ivw fim# tiinn any other
iCKiiwct CiiIcm th« h’jnry i» nnr
wsvi-tu it will not hte a mar. I*ain
Ihdiu »!ro oatt* rlimnaiirnt. norain',
Kwriiiojw ».i| U’u’j**.’. K?»r xrIo i*y
1H lVinroaml Blue, bru^i-it*.
TIw rainn have come, the flood**
have de.tcendfhJ, the creek in on a
boom, iHitl a lot of hay m mint’d.
I Cotton was not much injured
by the heavy nuns and winds
licet week, pvopably on account
| of thorn not lteiug much to in
Sire. T\ A. Tewkebtiry, who
\r,ta adjudged insane some time
ago, was taken to th-jHtote Hos.
pittU nt Morgantou last w*nk.
It 1* hojied that she will soon re
Ci:«Kl> UP.fcHROMC IMARMHORA
AITKK AO TRAM MJFKKRIMJ. •
“imMn+i for tOjAMwItHfoitm
Him. > k~t «tMM •» mtmh thm •»!
MOMJT mA rribrad «, »»<* tfou I foul
UMtl 0MU 4o mo IM onLfolr^M
mA*m *»»»< Irat by mdMw« 1 >n
rnfo«ti< u> And » toufo a
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0» *moA mtitk Ifo
Mafow iAri M to fo lyn* A At rfofo.
form I tow" K«r wfo by Or* Mr.
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cw*h, mn it •hrny. 4orJ< ,r,Hk MW
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tortnlol d«*. It Bay V, lTW1 M eaoR.
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A GENERAL ®XODUiii«OT?lBNOIlTll.
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Take u«M'.> that tl.,
aWo etarra arclon, 1110
an* eoratwijcd hi* «?, w Vtin!o «'1*’";
lonrt ol utotlaxl «X *? ^
‘-•Urk ol tha' nort ^
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ca i»c ol vrion ansi t-.JI; *1 ? -tAT* ^
•«ry pwllj to-tho '
non-vr.d J*nt* o! the 8
u.f iwnd to V»l) hLT
Idum'ilturn in aall Us„ ,tr on i
*i»r ■>; Oc.otor, lwiT^ Vf 1
a..a anj.vtr or denuik ♦ Jl l1oc‘ A-M ••!
of rha tilMot.il which 1BkHl'-W11
or ju.l*strn; will In. gf***} I
to the |i.-.»Avr oT tao ttcr<“v,ulK
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r. " CQVIXfiTON,
__'o a. A <-ouury.
xt ^«^X CUSTOMERS AND THE PUBLIC: I have Just- returned from the
Northern Markets where I purchased the moat complete and up-to-date line of Dry
Goods, -Notions, nothing, Sho.’s, Hats, Cups, Gents' and Ladies' Furnishings, Trunks,
> umboii ami Grippe that f have ever showu in Gibson.
Dress Goods! Dress Goods!
i *. i■ J-*^**^1 *'onie and give nr. a call and be convinced that we have the most com
juete bnc ol tb.evrctvaa, Cas'mr.T m. lirilluiutinea, Serges, Crepons, Plaids for waists. Buit
lnjr. Duck, ftat<»*n.*. Sirk itce.sx. Flannels, Flnnellotte i. Ginghams. Percales, Calicoes, Out
uia>«. at. unheard of prices. A!.-:o a beautiful line of silks for L: die; Waists at prices that
will astonish you.
A word to lbe wi: e i.i nuhi' lent.
o • I, ■VUV1 sv’t,(‘ " u>j! Homespun nt 4% cents per yard. Culieo at 3)4 cents per perd.
J pairs Boy i'ants for c< n s. Fiidueiln.s nt 35 cents each. Pins at 1 cent per paper.
*\«h11js nt 1 tv.it pur pap-, r. i icc Lames’ iSkirts for only id) cents each.
We invito your special attentinu to our CLOTHING DEPARTMENT. We have
tne largest and most up-to-date Hue of Men’*, Boy*’ uud youth’* Suite that we have
ever put More the people.
Men Suita in stouts and slims from $2.00 to £15.00 each. Boys’ Suits from 75
rents per suit upward. We have a large line of Men's anvl Boys’ Extra Pauls, all sizes
at prices to suit everybody.
* * I
Jackets and Gapes.
We have just received n very stylish line of Ladies’ and Children’s Capes and
Jackets, all sizes, at prices to suit tlie times. Come said look for yourselves is all we ask.
Our Shoe Department is complete in every respect. We have Shoes to suit every
body at low down prices. We are agents for the Celebrated Seitz Shoes—the best In tne
world. I hey make your feet glad.
lwvvo the most myto-dnte and longest wearing Hats you will find anywhere
lor the money. W'e have a line of Mattings and Floor OH Cloths that we are closing out*
at rocK bottom prices. A beautiful line of Table Linens. Doilies, Towels, Table Scarfs.
Ghauoul 1 able Covers, Buggy Robes, Curtain Poles aud Window Shades going cheap.
we also carry a full line of Fancy and Heavy Groceries, which we can save you
money on. Get our prices; it is to your interest.
If you want to buy a nice clock cheap, we have it. 8hrewd shoppers and clow
fTi) *9 their inteivst to stop at this store to do their buying.
OLR MOTTO: tj aid Goods, latest styles, lowest prices, everything as represented*
YOURS TO PLEASE,
Gibson, N. C., Qspi. 23,1991. Phone No. 32.
wwm ni scm,
• : PJtAVK P. WYJHr, 1
o. K. Men *r, - ) Prlnclp*'#.
M,,s * ATS CRCY ALLEN, Primary
'_ “•**• r. P. WYCHZ, Mualq.
Fall Ter^ Cpons Monday, Sept- 2.
TT?PAGES OFFERED; EXPERIENCED
WOlSpKF ^4Vk^IiPARTMfcNT«- THOROUGH
ultK- U£ ASONABLE RATES OF TUITION.
F°r 1 uFther information write to or Bee
i the Principals.
■i on tfce da.v« nnm
' State and County
promptly and mttfc liifr
•if **• *** Wt»ot*i«ft«(my offering Indutgnnc*.
1 W. D. McLAURIN,
_ _ Sbrriff Heotland County.
Shiris, Collars, Culls and Neckwear.
_ We bare |uet received a complete Hod-fttlilrt*, Collar*, Cuff* and
Neea«rCar, a> d would be glad to have you » »pect ibout be ore y.»u buy
Jo nr Summer need*. 1 7
——COtfPLEJB LINE OP-«.
IN'ALL THE NEW SHADES.
enr^J C“n ** “Jxt}W *«*••" 8hoU for ladl..;
Ible tb* • ‘l» beel that can be had at
tSnueneeof -earn r**1 P*t °n“B* €nd • <*»
MW Mock id *
JMSON SPRINGS MINERAL WATERI
Good Medicine the Year Round.
TU* tiugona remedy for Indigiwtioe, Low of Appetite, Kidney Nd PUifdtw
Tronblca, Kbcmnatfiun. i» now regularly on the market.
It in bottled in the Tory beat etyle retaining all ita gaaaee. It haa idimd hu.
drode of anfferer*. and there ia not one single caw of tail are recorded agminet it.
Price: Caae containing one down % gallon bottlea, $8.00, t o. b. car* Jirtiog
Springe, X. C. $1.00 credited upon return of empty caae. -
W. L. FIELDS, Druggist, Agant,
Laurinbuiy, N. C.
A good Pump and Outfit, Tinware that i> Guaranteed not to Rust,—
the only Tinware worth buying,— Enameled ware. Cutlery,
frah’e auJ pocket.) Carpenters’ Tools, Mill Fittings, such as
Injecters. Valves. &c.
W.igort and Buggy material. Bar Iron, round and flat, Sewing Ma
chines, Bicycle Sundries, Carbon Paint for metal roofs and iren
work of all kinds, MURESCO, the best wall finish on the market.
I keep all the above and manv other useful things that are not mew.'
tinned. It will be to YOUR INTEREST to get my prices be-'
fore buying elsewhere. I am selling very low for cash.
J\ TX SANFOBD.
X>. 2MC. Osborn’s Wfmpcr^.
3MEowerS, Rakes, dfco*
Lightest running machine* and aa good a* the beat Alao a fal
grades^ HARDWAkE on hand at
MY FOI BOVS.
Prapomto^, Academic and
tVdentiflc courv*. Hoard and
tnttioti moderate. K/uulty of,
Rood teuehm. Term 0 month*.
I agio* September 1*, 1001'.
JKO. H. HIMPHON,
.. ... „ S' ° l^mwer.
>ajwt ter Ilia, N. C.