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Mrs. Della M. GorU, of Fort Smith,
Ark., ni mnU $100 In a $6,000
ntt for damage) brought by her
against 8am Stuart on the ground
that Stuart attempted to kite her. The
jury was oat 70 minatea.
The Pullman Car company has rais
ed the wages «f conductor*, portent
and "certain employ** in other branch
es of the service." It ie said that the
increase amount* to $600,000 a year
and will affect between 8,000 and
John Adam, a farmer reakling near
Oshkosh, Wt*., was ordered to pay I
hi* wife $175 whan she was recently !
granted a divorce on ground* of cruel I
and inhuman treatment. Adam se
cured hi* wife in Chicago through a
Andrew rice, of Middletown, N. J.,
spent 16 days in jail because he took
the family turkey and fed it to hi*
dog, thus depriving hi* wife and three
children of a dinner. Tice pleaded
guilty to a charge of disorderly con
Plan* have been completed for a
hotel ia New York city that win be
ooe of the greatest structures of the
Mad la the world. It will he located
near the Graad Central station, will
hare tflOO rooms and will coat $10,
Gus Etsenberg, aged $4 yean, was
released recently from the state pen
itentiary at Fort Madison, la, after
haring served 28 years on a murder
charge. Now Eiscobsrj is seeking to
hare bis pardon revoked ee that be
may got back “to the only friends he
has on earth.”
A cow belonging to C. C. Hay, of
Greenville, Pa, it entitled to the blue
ribbon fur high kicking. Hay standi
six feet aad four Inc has in hie shoes
and the eow smashed his nose with
one punch of her hind hoof. The eow
ia now for sale.
George brand, builder of the Grand
hotel in Kansas City, Kan, died re
cently in that city at the age of 88
years. With his death City
coatee Into possession of the $100,000
building erhieh Grand built as a me
morial to perpetuate his name
Frank Bielicky laughed long and
heartily when his wife fainted the
- other day and fell against a stove in
court in St. Louie, Mo, while bo was
oa trial for wife abandonment. Bie
Ncky was lined $14100 and sentenced
to terra a year la prison.
A New Hares. Conn., priest his for
warded a contribution of $126 to that
treasury's conscience fund at Wash
ington. In a latter accompanying the
donation, he said be wanted to ease
Ms corset sacs for smuggling several
Eugene Sundew, renowned athlete
•■d said to hare been the strongest
mas in the amrld, la reported to Imre
bees shot recently in London tower so
a German spy. Sandow formerly
coed acted a physical culture estab
lishment in London.
Mien Mazy Koteay is under arrest
In Cleveland, O, charged with rob
bing the boose of her employer, J. Z.
More After stealing $14100 worth
of diamonds aha bound and gagged
httualf to make it appear that rob
bers had attacked and overpowered
Thirteen years ago Andrew Dodge,
■on of George Dodge, of WoetviUe,
O., left hone whan chided about hit
lack at indaetry. He vowed that ha
woold never retorn until ha had made
hie stake. Recently he returned from
Canon City, Ntr, the pociceeor of
a fortune rated at $600,000.
For every man Gnat Britain ie
keeping abroad she should have 1J4
men to leeerve at home, according to
a recant statement by Harold J. Ten
nant, parliamentary under-secretary
at war. It la estimated that the ori
ginal strength of sn army disappears
every seven months.
Prison Hfe has ae charms for Prof.
A ostia McCormick, sociologically 'in
clined, who thoaght it weald be e geed
idea to mix among convicts at the
Thomas ton state prison near Port
land, Me. He was given a fictitious
"sentence'' of two end a half years
for forgery. He was shown no mer
cy, was measured by the BertiUon sys
tem, end was given three days at
bard ^ork in the broom room. Later
he slept on n beard and was forced to
arise at Bt$0 o'clock each morning.
Then the profess nr quit
dust after we started to publish
Facto »“d Figure*, we received a let
tor from Mr. A. A. Ldtch of Leurlr
borg, a gentlemen whom we had never
—ossa. Every year siaee than he hae
earn, a dollar te renew his snbesstp
ttea. Last. Thursday we received a
shack tor $1 from htot aad net a thing
elec. We understand, of comma, that
to hto renewal for mi Wa shoold
add, we have amt Urn gsoUeaten once
romsHmi daring 1M4. Bet we hka
The fashion makers have decreed
that milady must wear wider skirts.
They insist that akirta must be three
yards la width. And a few will bo
that way, and ethers will be Just
like tho women want them. We ob
serve ee we rubber neck over the
country that style or fashion soak
ers do not control it by a long shot.
The other day, being where we saw i
s half hundred tourists—pleasure
seekers awsy from home we saw el- i
most s half hundred different kinds |
of hats—ws mean shapee, and fully i
as many akirta and ooat suits. It was
netlcaahlo because they all aectnod
different—and some were outlandish
I and some ware Just so and some war*
The Idee of the fashion maker is
to put on ecmerhiog new so tho wo- I
mun will not wear one garment too
long. Change la what makes trade j
good, and the women fall for It. '
Few men allow Fashion to monkey ,
with them. One old long Jim Swinger
will last sons* men six years. Xo
matter if the season says “a little
looser" in the cut, the man with one
not quite ao loose pete it on, chew* to
bacco and looks wise and says he
thinks the country is going to hell if
they don’t revise the tariff or If they
do. That stan Is a statesman—and
he figures the coat doesn’t make the
The weasae sees something new—
marked today (27.SO and she wants
it before breakfast. She buys it and
is two Weeks its companion still
standing on the dummy in the show
window Is marked down to (lfi.80—
and the marvels at what happens.
Then she wears the dress a few
times and \ finds a nigger cook who
.will give her two dollars—on time,
and she gpta the first payment of
fifty cents and lives happily ever af
When the women learn that the
so-called styles are bunco games,
and ktap away from them, there will
be larger beak accounts and more
money to spend for something worth
But why sboudd they loam t They
yet here nothing elee to do. Wait
till they get to running for office; ■
wait until they commence to make
laws; wait until they finally resolve
that dries is shall bo made sensible
and have pockets and no waste ma
terial. Family they will get It down.
They will not wee? pants—but they
will welt* up, end cut out the foolish
ness of so-called fashion.—Every
Don’t kid about safety; you may be
"It doesn't oost anything to be cour
teous" la an old saying. Bat it doaa
net pay to shake hands with danger,
just to show you srs a good sport.
WhOe busy making yourself safe,
take a little time to make your fellow
workman safe, too.
Look before you leap, "Safety
Don't gvt hurt first and then try
safety. Try "Safety First" and you
wont get hurt.
It is easier to try "Safety First"
than to try to walk with crutches.
An ounce ef> prevention 1»’worth a
pound of curs. Let ns prevent acci
dents and avoid die necessity of com
pensation for than.
So long aa our ayes are the windows
of our souls srs may all look out for
ouraalves. By the use of goggles we
ean ease riak at sot being able to do
Bvery man is tha sola proprietor of
his own shoes. Bat he wants to keep
oo the good side of safety to be able
to wear a pair.
Tha man who will not listen to safe
ty rulsa, may bare to listen to the
sound of the ambulance gong.
A bed at heme is worth two In n hos
Employees must not trust to the
oars exercised by another when tbsir
own safety is involved.
A Prosperous Negro.
"John Donlc*’ MeLaoehlln, a ears
•nooffti progressive colored farmer
who lives in Bh*o Springs township, in
one of tho moot sernoeofol formars in
Hoke county, or in tho State, ns to
that. He has sold $3,006 worth of
cotton for cash since he finished pay
ing oil Me debts, and has IS bales still
00 hand. He made hie wheat, oata,
eora, yeas and hay in sbuadanea, also
has a year's supply of pork. This is a
record worth recording.—Hoke County
A Oresy BiU.
One of tho crosiest bills soar in
troduced into Coo frees is the one pro
posing to buy the nft of clothes Lin
coln were the night bo wee-r1
noted. The nudsot prioo of $7,506 la
naked for it, and Representative Rob
ertc, of Memarhasitts baa been tool
enough to iatradra sash a MO The
world will always rcmeeihw and ro
eorO the namo of Lineola without
pointing o* a suit of clothoa ha were
M ». rah add Eieiy thing
TV Tear IMS. |
By Itiaa Holland Covington In The
I laugh In team whan they, call me
I who am old, so old:
A thousand, thousand yaan ago
My tala was bom end told.
Just birth and life and love and death.
And hats and pain and woo.
And man's hard toll and woman's;
Thus coins the year and go.
And fsors bright with joy and With,;
And facts wan with want.
And mother-love and sweet beer t-lo vs.
And courage naught can daunt j
The rich man's bounty late bestowed.
The miser's hoard of gold,
The coward's shame, the hero's
With these each year is told.
And hate of a race for another race,
While watch-dog nations strain
Hie leash, to grasp each other’s
When there la a prise to gala.
For since the time when savags man
Hurled • tones sgainet his fee,
War, like a ghastly phantom dread.
Bulks ever to and fra.
I laugh hi scorn when they call me
I who am old, so old:
A thousand, thousand years ago
Mf tale was known and told.
Go* Health a* Good fleam.
State Baa* of Health.
“I am sat melting bat one resolu
tion this new year,** said an eaergetie
business men recently, “and that Is to
taka better care of mj health a*
take time to live right—that ie to glee
my body the treatment tt Unwin
“I’m juet beginning to realise,” said
he, “that It Is more than a personal
matter as to whether era have go*
health or not It is aach a foolish
idea, that old notion that we got tick
because we can’t help it. Probably
we couldn't help it yeare ago when
we 'didn’t know anything a boot the
causes of diseases nor the ways e£
preventing them. Then, in our igno
rance. We just simply task every dis
ease that cams along a* said God
“Today it’s different. Science has
taught ui better. Health is as much
an intellectual nutter as is character,
la the tight of present day knowledge •
to live a healthful life Is a morel ob>'
Hgellini*1 tw UuaMarlr-fWln ufl«
Hag to pay the pries. It takmtoaa
and effort. Most people run their
lives in such a slip-shod fashion that
tksy haven't the time to eat property,
to think property, aor to root proper
ly. They have no time for axerdea,
no that for mental recreation, no time
for taking care of them art vet. The
only thing they do A* tuna for is to
die before their time iw«m« they
couldn't And time to live right.
“As for me," said the speaker, “I
Into* to use the seam amount of ia
toMgance in keeping up my health
this year that I shall use Id keeping
up my business. One ia aa much my
duty as the other.”
High Point, Jan. 7—John Burns, for
•hoot 16 yaaru the porter at the Q
wo*, sayi that ha has sold Ida prep
arty, situated near toe Cone miMs,
containing 1«8 acres, to a Boston mea
not* for $46/100. Burns has ewe* the
receiv* the money for the property,
but says that the gentleman from
Boaten has promised to pay him the
cash June 1. The Boston man wue la
High Point Tuesday and bought the
land, according to John, and gave a
note far 46/100. Bums has own* the
land tor 9fl years and say* that he un
derstand* that a silk mlB is to be built
oa It In the near future.
A vary aad accident happened near
McCoil recently whan Mr. Alfred,
ttmm' little teven year old daughter
had her tec almost severed hy her
fourteen year eld brother who waa
cerelsmly playing with a gun which
he thought to be unloaded. The Rttle
fttt waa taken to the Hamlet hospital
where the limb'waa amputated. It
la aati the llttl* one displayed grant
be rot mb and fortitude during the
A TM Pound Hag.
J. Manly Hanaueker of the Boykin
•action, who w\» in the dly Monday,
reported that he recently killed a
hag which weighed 700 pound* Who
can heat 1*7—Vue Dee Advocate.
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Orton ttw right-moke-tm* aoon u you know howl
Understand ywtnmtf how much yea’ll like
Xt standi to reason, dossn’t it, that if nan alortr tbs
nation, aU over the world,
pra*r P. A, that ft out
Man. get u* right on Prince
AfcartI We tail yoa thfc
tabmcco will prow batter
than 700 can figure oat,
it’s so ri—y and fra
grant and inviting all the
time. Can't coat yon more
thanScor lOCto gat year
'On Thursday, January 20th
The undersigned will expose to
Public Sale, for Cash, to the Highest
Biddeiyat the Tom McNair old store,
the following personal property that be
longed to the late E. F. Leggett:
Five Mules, 300 Bushels
Corn, Fodder, Hay, Farm
ing Utensils, Wagons, Har
ness, Cattle, Hogs
and other articles that are not above
The sale will be held Thursday
morning, January 20th, at 10 o’clock.
These goods must be sold and the
Highest Bidder gets them.
Geo. T. Goodwyn, Attorney
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