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saTI RDAY, JANt?ABT », 1»7.
SI. Mii-WI'K (P. E.) (rbnrah. MiotSt.
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H-ticin) n( 4 p. m. Kf!v. P. R ALmx, pu-
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ni :I p. in. snil 8 ji. m. Snuilaj-
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Kir*! lW[>l4*t Cliiirrh. iiouth ChorcliHt.
S. rvji i « at 1) a. in.. 3 p. m. and 8 p. in.
Siificliiy-i*-h'i»l ai 1 p. m. Ri-t. A. A.
Rantin (ihurrh. Ra«l Second
l’rt»''vii'ri.iii Church, comer Sercnth
nil I'.iUi-.'T Sn. Sorriccaat 8 p. m. and
l>. III. Siittdny-school al 10 a. ip. Rev.
!. I'. Wiriie. fawtor.
I'liiil'iii Chnpel. (A. M. K. Z.) Mint St.
4'rii at 11 n. Di., 8 p. m. and 8 p. m.
iiti'l.iy-vh'nl at 1 |i. m. Rev. .M. Sladr.
l.iMle ItK-k. (A. M. E. Si.) K SI.
>vr Hi II n. in., 8 p. til. niMl 8 p.
It. I. \Vm. .Iiiiirmix, |»ator.
hna a blur
If your P»Fr
i-ruiiK murk, it will be atoppod
till yiu pay up. Wc cannot continue
III x'li'l it til you without Home money.
I'li-ai-d |my up and let ua continnu it
thought that roan Soeaoinan
hIi^ slini into a crowd of inofTenaiTC
0 he indicted
hIki slinl into a crowd
nun. ought to h
^ I'rutraetcd meeting began at the
KIi.'Iii'zit Raptist church last Wodnes*
11 is thought that the graded achool
will go from the old quarters to the
lo w huililing next Mondny.
I.t-t Sunday night we heard a rery
ahli- and inlcreating sermon in the
I'ir-i llapiivi church by the pastor,
Ki v. A. Powell. ^
'^.S rricca will be conducted in
ni-w churi'li tii>niorrow and Rer. Prof.
\V. II. (Soler will preach. Ho ia one
of the beet learned and most eloquent
pri'ui'hors in the conference.
Clinton Chapel made a start on the
g-'tiirul fund collection last Sunday.
Tiiat is right, if all thcchurcbcs would
^lurt ill time and keep it up, they.
Would raiiui all with much leas tmublo.
The mother of oar townaman H. R.
K-iiiicily lira jwralir.rd. She wa»
Ririi-kon on New Years and rery little
hop- i> iiitortaiiicil of her recorery.
Sill’ i« very old.
iSo up nt once and pay your taxes
or you will have trouble about it.
'J'uxes arc aa sure aa death this year.
Savi- costa and trouble by paying with
in the next few days.
.\houi one hundred persons from
thf cast-rn part of this country, have
sp-nt part of this week near the Air
Lin- d'-p'it waiting nn npporlnoity to
get off to .Arkansas.
Kvcrv ineniher of the Woman’*
Chrilian Temperance Union ia re*
ilU'-led to attend the meeting of Uic
I'lii-in on .Monday afternoon at 4 oclock
r.iniiT of drd niid C street. Ruainess
of iuiporlauce to be transacted.
.\ temperance School or Band of.
Hope was organised last Monday after-
! Rlata ftBi CrKMou.
! PreparatibB for Sabbath on Satur-
: day will help one get to Cbnreb on
; time Sabbath moming.
Childroa in a ptw with ^cir
parents if under proper diMlpline.
bebaae hotter and go in and out leas
than if left alone.
.When a Chureh ia clean, warm and
comfortable, a sermon can be mneh
better enjoyed and the preacher feela
and talks belter.
If you cannot help yonr neighbor
by saying a good thing for him, it
light be better to leave some one
else the evil things to aay.
If a paper ia worth reading it
igbt to be worth paying for aa
aonicbody have to do tho paying; if a
poraoo don't oomplain, t^cy certainly
get tired lending this paper.
When a person intends going to
Chureh and waita to hear the last
bell ring before he begins to prepare,
be will certainly walk heavy when he
gets in Church.
Tho preacher that can do bis own
praying, singing, playing and preach
three times a day, cant be beat, and
this city needs that kind of a man just
now. But then, bow long would he
last at it?
When a person gets tired taking
paper, if ho baa not paid up he feels
bad to order it'stoppcd. So if a mao
wants to fcol good and make
editor feel badly, let bim pay for
his paper then order it stopped.
UC Tnnr Pnekethook.
Snbaei’ibers down the Carolina Cen
tral and in PayetteTille wilt pleaae
prepare for ns at once. We intend to
visit them next week and we want
some money from every one that owes
OS, if he bu to borrow it from his
neighbor. Prepare, we are coming.
ti at tb- firaded school building.
The children will be taught the effects
•if akuhdl and it is hoped many will be
saved by tho workings of this school
It is charged that tho city dailies
willfully iiiistnfiirmed tbc public upon
the convict matter, as tbc man’s word
w ho did tbc shooting wss taken it
fi-rChce to other disinterested wilnettses
who uisv he secured Ui testify in court.
The entertainment given the Win-
Iioiia Friday nigbt of last week at Mr.
-I K. King's wasaverypleaaaotaffair,
though rather informal Mias McLean
of rayetlpville was present and added
l■■l1•■!l by her staging and playing.
Inst Wednesday evening the sonlh-
traiii was loaded with colored people.
A pirty .,f fifteen from Cbeatav bounty,
S 4' . stopped here to go on farms ia
iHiscuntj. Another family of seven
rroii, R|;,r ;.i,K!ks. S. C.. booght tickeu
for l.litl Rock, Arkansas.
t^oeial plemanre elnba are now the
rag- of the day. The yonng folks
have organised two or three, now the
Bishop J. W. Hood ia in the city
and will be here to-morrow, y
Rev. Benjamin Garnett, of Green
ville, 8. C., was in the city this week.
The Oriole afll meet at Mr. W. H.
Honser’e next Tuesday nigbt.
Rev. Mr. Bloioc spent last 8abbath
with Mr. James M. Hagler.
Mr Columbna Pickenpack is visit
ing relatives and friends after an
absence of two or three years.
Mr Henry Hutchinsoe ia in the oily
spending some time with friends and
Prof. W. H. Gblcr of Zion Wesley
College will fill Rev. Bloiec's pulpit
to-morrow in the new Church.
Bishop and Mrs. Lomax returned
Thursday from a three weeks visit to
Mrs. 8arah Pcartrec returned borne
last Saturday from a very pleaoant
visit to Shelby.
Mr. Ed: Haglar left us last Satur
day for Georgia. H'ls holiday slay
was very pleasant.
Hardy Rhine of Biddle, left
last Wednesday for Florida to engage
Rev. A. J). Wangh was in the city
last Tuesday and now speaks of going
to Arkansas in the spring. Mi
Waugh ia now in Rockingham
Mr. Green H. Henderson returned
to Washington City last Saturday
night. His stay may be but a few
weeks and it may be longer.
marri-d pi-ople are organlsuig.
'•rganizedlaat week, owe this week
au'J aiiolhcr t»bo organised neat week.
The Winnona has plenty of rivais
and nn one is hurt. Kaeb one Is made
up of good people and - all will enjoy
Mrs. Millie Eggleston returned to
her home in Winnaboro, S. C. last
Saturday, after a pleasant stay of
Acral weeks with her dangbler—
Mrs. Kitsie Smith.
Bishop Richard II. Cain of the A.
M. E. Church died last Sunday at bis
residence in Washington City. He
had been in poor hoalth a long time
and gave up his work a year ago. It
a great lost to the rare and to
Misa Mary McLean was this week
able to get oat to return a few of -the
many ealb she haa received since
in our city. Daring the few fair
days the was ableAo enjoy a vuit to
Biddle ilniversUy. and spend a
night each with Miaa Nora Tyler,
Mian. Annie M«ore and Mias Lanra
Mr. Bd Johnson of Coneord apent
two days in this eity thb weak. Ho
U geUing very partienlar now; soon
after be gets op town he has the
barber M ebare him. pollih his hair
and Aloe Ua boots. I^kont friend
Johnson. Wall, we bare a wamber
of Inc young ladiee here, and one ef
them might Mil yon yea.
A Bold Robbery.
One night last week the little cloth
ing store in front of the Court House
wss broken open and about^lSh worth
of clothing stolen. Tbo front door
was forced open end entrance was made
from the main street. Thie u Iraa
than a block from the main square and
the police bcadquarten. Don’t know
where the police were—perhaps hii
beat is too large.
Please send us onr money you have.
You have had our paper, now send
the money, we need it very badly ; wi
are buying type and other fixtures to
give you a better paper. Ifyon mean
to pay and want the paper, send us
what yon can. This ia for those
who owe us. Wc know times are hard,
so send us part if you cant spare all
We regret to hear of the death of
Alexander, the youngest son of Rev.
D. I Walker of Chester, 8. C. Alex-
■nder was a good, intelligent and prO'
missing boy. about 12 yean old.
Though he had not been well for some
time, be was confined to hu bed only
two days. lie was conscious of the
approach of death, and a few hours be
fore he died, he called tho family
around him and bade them goodbye
and passed away quietly.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Raleigh is to have n cotton factory. I
A new county is wanted from parta
of Edgecombe and Nasb.
A street rar railroad company has
been organised at Durham.
The Patrons of Husbandry have or
ganised a grange near New Berne.
There arc 28 cigar factories in tho
State, and 201 tobacco factories.
Durham county is arranging to have
5,000 court house.
The Baptist Church at Elisabeth
City celebrated its lOOlh anniversary
on the second.
The Fanners’ mass convention of
North Carolina will be held in Ral
eigh on Jan. 26.
The next meeting of tho Tcaebors’
Assembly will beat Morehcad City on
June 14lh lo 29th. The Assembly
now amounts to over 1,200.
Tbc Grand Lodge of Masona met at
Raleigh on Tuesday. It was tie 100th
auniversary of the grant of a charter
for the organisation of the Grand
Lodge in the State.
North Carolina bos 1,800 regiatcred
dUlilleries, and the collectiona from
diatillcd liquors amounted during the
past year to over ^RT.OOO.
A meeting of Scotchmen living in
the State has been called for the 25tb
inst.. at Asheville, for the purpse of
organizing a Scotch Society.
The reason there arc so many peo
ple walking about tbc streets with
their toes sticking lAt of their shoes is
because there is nn overproduction—
It is stated in Brooklyn, X. Y.,
that a fight will soon be ioaugurated
by the Knights of Labor against the
government for official recognition of
A;MMterly tie Open (olmprove-
The ehamptoB liar oomes from Pike
ooanty, Ind., and the following yara
ia probably the groateat effort of bia
life: A young lady who was wateh-
ing my binding harvester at work fell
npn tbo table and was carried np
wiUi the grain. At the girl was about
the aise of a bnndle, the machine did
not recognise Uie difforenee. and so
ahe eame through with a neat Httle
string aroand her waist. One of the
harvest bands eangbt her as the ma-
chine 'kicked' her out and set
her on the ground right side
up, when ‘it was found that she had
been more frightened than hnrt.”
Now, if this veracious agrienltnialist
bad enly added that the machine
threshed the yonng woman and shook
from her face the flour, witbont which
Bcif-reapeoting woman’s toilet is
complete, and barreled eaid flour for
market by the aid of the young wo
man’s hoops, his story wonid possess a
oompletencsB and symroetery which
would cause it to pass current every
where as a great and unprnachable
work of art.
Oov. Hill nod tbp Corporations.
Bedalla (Mo.) Bazoo.
Got. Hill, of New i'ork. in his
reoent message, is emphatic in bia
"firm and just opposition to the grow
ing power of corpnrotioDS, to the con
trol of clccliona and offices by a plu
tocracy and his genuine sympathy
with the demands of labor. Gov.
Hill's administration has been singu
larly clear and free from selfish and
Several hundred hands employed in
Lorillard's tobaoco factory, New York,
struck last week for an increase of
wages and aro etill out. Some of the
girls employed in the fine cut depart
ment are returning to work.
OOTM-PT! JLJSTJD SEE-
Bif radncUons In prices of Ijadtas VWlei and New Markets, book at onr $5.00
Viritsa. About 45 toito ot *
Ready Made Clothing
^a Big Eadnotion! Christmas Goods in Gtoves. KefchWs. Muffles. Aatrachan Mnffa.
be. Gent’s Kids, Foster Ifoobs, at $1.50.
In Ivies’, Gents' and ChiWren’a Ciidfrwcar this week. Embroidered Cadimero
Scarfs, Cashmere Shawls-all shadM. Nice line of Gents Neckties and Cravnta.
HARGRAVES & ALEXANDER,
Come up Wade, and-aeethe improvementi.
And various otherattraclion*. Just think
of It, 435x70 feet of flooring lol«! flllerwith
Each departmeni is to be «Mratf
under the management of jwfitc an
GRAND OPENING ON
JANUARY 25. 1887.
Each viaitor will receive a Sonven'
R. B. HARSFIELD.
E. M. ANDREWS,
Has the Largest and Most Complete Stock of
In North Carolina.
COFFINS & METALLIC CASES.
Pianos and Qrgans
Of the Best Makes on thc lnstallrocnt Plan. Ix>w Prices and Easy Terms.
Send for Prices.
Chickering Pianos, Arion Pianos,
Bent Pianos, Mathushek Pianos,
Mason & HamUn Pianos.
Mason & Hamlin Organs, Bat State
Organs, PaciIard Organs,
E. M. ANDREWS, : : Trade Street, Charlotte, N. C.
WILL OUR FRIENDS
THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL
Plciwc remember that tve arc proparctl to do
At Darien. Ua.. Anthony tlandy,
aged 12, is charged with the murder
of Elsie Walker, a girl aged 12. The
couple had disagreed while at plnj-
Ilandy went into the bouse, secured a
•hot gun, and lodged tho whole load
in Elsie's head, killing her instantly.
Anotker Rnllroad Strike.
Tolxdo. 0., Jan. 20.—There i
strike of all the switchman and pony
conductors on the I>ake Shore yards
here. The strike is for an increase of
wages and threatens to become gen
llva t'ales floods tko ProVoroot
We should like to Me an assuoiation of
workingmen and women wlw would plodgs
Ibemwlves U Imy no article unle« it was
ffiftdii by unioo labor. We should alw> like
—Hiation of Aroerieant who
Give onion made
the preteivnee and every emfdoyer will be
foroed to employ nnion men and wonmn.
The preswire In favor of the alxdillon
of ebfkl labor In factoriae to becoming
stranger. A lese number of ehHdrsa are
esiployed than formerly, and n the »»-
rioos State Imfaor BorwrtI tarn the light
cf statistics upon this evil it will aor*
and more leuede. As ehiU labor to with-
dnwB fmn the market, the nriae of adult
Intow «U1 laomM, ao that Iks teily in-
uoaw win ba fully aa wHhofk the
priee of the lif*-bi^ of their prsfkny.
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