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Dmk Batts, Car respondeat.
Uoiwtllse, Jsb. 20.—Friiby Han
cock, who eenrad ai an innocent by
stander during an argument Friday
morning at Rye Straw, ia reported to
ba getting along nicely.
Sidney Hocks says the people ot
these times are getting so cultured
he can hardly got to church without
his hair roach sd.
The Depity Constable will attend
the .play at the TickviUe opera house
ore night neat week, as several Im
portant arrests are to ba mads in
tha third act.
The molasses mill on Musket Ridge
had a pleasant visitor Wednesday in
the person of Mias Rosy Monely. She
went away looking samovar than ever.
The Mail Carrier got In ye*tarday
morning accompanied by a nice rain.
Washington Hicks took a good
look at tbs train at TickvilW Tuesday
morning. Ha believes after all that
there ia a great difference between a
train and a wheat thresher.
Ra* Barlow bad hi* picture made
the Am at thl* w*ek. The photog
rapher ha* promised It to him Sun
day, a* ha wants to show it at church.
The Wild Onion School Teacher
think* everybody should be well
pleased with the location of the Unit
ed Stats*, as all the maps shew K to
b* In a cbeice spot on tha top aid*
^ tlM flobi.
The Tlekrille Tiding* this week re
prints the editorial ft published last
weak, as ana of ita subscribers missed
The Parmer*' Home Restaurant at
Tickvill* is now putting on mates
politan airs, by Installing napkin* at
seek plata Beefsteak will beraaftar
he served on Saturday and tha guests
on that day will be allowed on* hoar
at the table*.
Thl*, w#*k Shn Flinders took his
•on. Pidity to Tickvilla and carried
him dear through tha office where
the Tickvill* Tidings 1* published.
«■ also got a good look at the edi
tor while be waa net looking, hav
ing nsver seen a great man of letters.
Pletchkr Hanstep will begin speak
1 ytk *• *h* fallows be doesn’t tike vary
waS next weak, aa k* will than open
his candidacy for tha office of coro
Poke Baxley believe* the mud tur
tle* In this pond haven’t got any aa*
far him as they all dW* out of sight
•very time be goes about the pend.
- In the waning of the grasshopper
, MM Ml. Mas Platte Belcher donned
A1 tffie Sal r*rvi»r .started to Tick
'.ViUt this morning on his usual im,
whan.he gnu te a wide place in
, the road £* will turn around and com*
'back, having forgotten the null hag.
PBo* are about gone from this sec
tion, but traces of them are .still to
he found on Tam Sima’ white Sunday
Lake Ifnthewsla says there is mote
dines for the young men In business
these days than there waa whmi be
wga growing up. Cricket Hicks
ngrms with him. but says tbs young
“*■ ar* watched closer these days.
V Poke Easley (pant Friday night out
. j®^th|M*ihn'am trying out his new
KOick HeUwanger baa not decided
whether he will got himself an over
cast ar a barrel of Ueksr for the cold
wither. He is ao tall it takes a
mighty long drink of. ticker to warm
The Editor <of the Tickvtlle Tiding*
is at aaa over the working of the
asw law which require* all editors to
state under oath who owns, their
printing plants. Ha don’t -know who
own* the Tidings, aa It has never
bean paid fay.
N It is a pity all men cannot be as
upright and worthy as tho candidate
The Hem* Doctor was called to
Vuakat Ridge Wednesday night to
see Prisby Hancock. H* found that
Frtojby bad a slight touch of lambago,
and about a dollar.
A drummer arrived la Hogwallow
Friday morning with n trunk sod
spent several hours Ulking to tho
proprietor of the pootcOco. touch
had tea* heard of thaoe traveling
. man, but thl* is the Arst one that baa
aouaa this way, tha noamat thing te
it being tha Tin Peddler, but he dees
»«t wear a white shirt and standing
collar. HU trunk was opened and a
largo crowd gathers! emend to aaa
who* waste It
rrnlblftialiti Pitpa 11AM A Cat
ba Raraaaa Ob LOrtnr
Iba prapoattioo to tiagoaa a tax of
MAM a vaDoa /» likkar aa nnMt
M br tha Natioaal Comiaittaa waoU
fir •'bbm Mka uu-^TSsr:
Artak aad trab abb tha riah aaoU
bMp la U>a paal thfeg. Oaaaa,
tbaaph. that b * *>a Araaaa that will
OM tag Retwieted.
*y Uw OIm Boy.
Max Walton's girl is boay,
When aarly falls the dow,
But after eight her shape Is great,
Bhe's iA a stage review.
Break, break, break.
On the cold, grey pave, ah me!
11 u» trying to break in a pair of
That are rather too small for me.
Should old acquaints nos be forgot,
And never brought to mind ?
i *t should, if old acquaintance be
The money touching Und.
If a body hit a body
When out in his car.
Why should such a little thing,
The rider's pleasure mar?
And Old I'sc ms Re-writ by the Sam*
Build a ship, O worthy Master,
One that scarcely can be scan,
That can laugh at all disaster
And out-aail a submarine. .
When the frost it on the pumpkin,
And lias glittering on the lawn.
It is hard to face the wiater.
If your over-coat's fat pawn.
Oh why should the spirit of mortal he
And why should It boastfulness bor
The chicken we feed ee so proudly to
Will coma back la bash on the mor
71m Mia lake at Small T«*n Mer
Tha following article wma taken
frcen an exchange coming to our
desk. We hope that every merchant
In this ooonty will read thii article.
It ie in ho way a personal affair. It
ie simply written by a merchant and
almply gives facta, and boom advice
in It may be helpful to you:
The greatest trouble in moot smell
cocam uni ties is that the merchants
as a general rule, thinks that aa an
insertion of a email ad doesn't hasp
them and their Merit Jumping to fill
ordan, it doesn't pay to advertise.
And also they do not pay enough at
tention to this most important part
at their business.
As a general rule, in hie ad writ
ing, whan ha finally dees decide to
inveet a few ftnsys with the heal
paper, he waits entil the last poasi
ble moment before getting the printer
the copy and then scribbles only a
few general remark* that the public
already know*, each at, be it a gro
cery store: “We have eager, lots of
It,” end signs kit nanm. and the
same way with the dry gbods stare:
"We handle shirts, socks," and so an
through the different Unet af busl
nem. Bet some pep into you and give
the people the Inducements that oth
ers are doing and it wOl pay to ad
'71m sooner merchantt of any town
where such conditions exist get to ua
darstand that getting up good, read
able ads, in an iatelllgenhmsaaer, af
what they have to sell and what
priem they want, it as important no.
opening up their store In the morn
ing, the sooner they will learn that
St is advertising that brings in the
Bo many surchant* and others
who have goods to advertise say:
“Oh, I haven't time to writ* aa ad;“
hut still yen am no mm in the store.
Get busy or you will bs sorry soma
day to sse your trad* gradually slip
Pi»» away from you, and no one eisee
fault bat your own. What would you
say ta a cleric who would tall you ho
hadn't time to do a certain import
ant duty ha had u perform? Un
doubtedly H would be, “Take time or
“Other* oay:' "I don't have to ad
vertise; everybody far milee around
Idiarw* me." Bure they do. but if you
drat pt up ind hoetl*, or shake a
la«," aa is ■raMtima* said. theyH pat
yra down aa a baa bran, and In tkaae
day* of hustle yra bare to bo up and
KOtef after what you want or some
one will beat yoa to it.
What does it coot tba large nail
oidew houtea to advertise aad aand
tbair catalogue* into thia county to
rat their goods before the people?
Thera are, at a- nail aetitnata, about
WOO large' aateloguee aaht into thia
eonaty each year, not to aay anything
of the numerous smaller one* which
w^ will not speak af. The MOO largo
araa ooat oa sa avatap to placa in
tka band* af the raeafrer, printing,
portage, packing, ate, about aaa dol
lar each TMs Means *6.000 spent far
pain ten* ink by k boose hundred* of
atliaa away. Da yra tkiak tbay would
cootinua te business long if ft did aat
pur 7 No; they grt this SMount hook
aad nraek Mora, aad hwro a goad
profit on tbair books "nltii li
KEEP YOUR SHOES NEAT*
n»«« > ca.tte.j »rp»co, w y
We take tale method in notlf inf the public that we
have moved our MEAT MARKET I > the store room (gpodto
Everington's Dru^r Store, ^ which wi ■ formerly occupied by
0. J. Jacobs as a grocery store.
Our reason for moving was tS^t we might be able to
give our patrons.a bettor service. J.n our new place every*
thing is thoroughly Clean and 8anitary, perfectly 8croened
and Cod. With our large refrigeration poaribiUties and the
new and clean itora room, era are enabled to bid the public
to buy from the cleanest, most modern and beet equipped
Meat Market in this section.
Our stock of Meats is always full and complete. Here
you can find at all times the choicest Steaks Roasts, Chops.
Perk. Lamb. VaaL Mutton, Sausages. Sauce Meats. Pud
dings, Chickens Eggs, Mountain Butter, and every little
delicacy^you would expect to find in a well equipped Meat
Prompt deliveries. 'Phooe be your orders.
The Sanitaryf Market
Laurinbnrg, N. C. 'Phone 156
WHEN YOU ONCE BUY
YOULL BUY TICM AGAIN
BECAUSE YOU WILL LIKE THEM WHEN YOU SEE
HOW STYLISH THEY ARE. YOU'LL LIKE THEM
BETTER WHEN YoU .SLIP THEM ON--THEY WILL
TEEL SO EASY. YoU WILL LIKE THEM .STILL
BETTER WHEN YOU WEAR THEM BECAUSE THEY
WHfL dIVE YOU A LoNd, HARD WEAR.
THEN YOU WILL ALWAYS COME BACK To US
roR YOUR JHoE£.
WE HAVE ONLY HIdK QUALITY .SHOE* AT toW
PLANTERS TRADING GO.
A Bank With Hie Strength Of
Tba aoondoeaa of thia bank la ankaneed by the eon
eervative pofiey punoad by tta eOoera in tbe making
of kana. It therefore baoooma tbe aafett of all
piaeea for the eafb of yoor earing*. upon vrUefa H
payo in tenet at the rate of 4 par eeat per eoaom.
r 9 *
Thia bank invitat you to Tmmiae one of its rapjjfr
icnmtac family of patrons, and off an you ovary
facility omaiste^t with ante. sound and eoaaacvatlro
Laurinburg, North Carding
- _ •
DO YOU PAY
YOUR BILLS BY CHECK?
And thus have a record of each and every
eaioont expended to—ther with a receipt for
the amoeat paid ?
If w*. you need a dteekioc account with
thh bank. It la the mfeet way, the moat *
eon'dnieot and satisfactory method of tiaaa
aetiny ail baaiaeee pay manta.
We will be pleased to have you make thie
beak yoor place of deposit.
First National Bank
Laarinbvrff* N. C.
DO YOU BUY HERE ?
/ f . ■ • * .’*• *vV'1
Lot of Uuittbdif and Scotland Comity pap
pie do, and those that dp ere mighty weO pleased.
In tUa day of High Coat of Lhing many
enstoaera bars found that by haying Groceries
from ns they men enabled |» reduce Bring expen
ses tea fine margin. TUa la not because we ran
tbs largest store, neither is It because wa sell .a
cheap character of goods, bat simply bacanas ire
sell the beat sad parent goads obtainable, dad
then too. we sett them at THE LOWEST POSSt*
The beat way to dsterarfne the truth of this
statcaaaat la to ’pheae na year next order, If yoa
aro aot la that habit.
D. m; GILLIS CO.
* ’Phone 89.