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By W. C. Smith.
• BliM.—AIiraj» in^tdrsnee.
T«jr $1 ao 1 4 nwnthi
« mdvtb*., 1 00 8 month*
0 ox^thi 75 f Single Copy,
paper to reaefa you on time.
All monoid mwt be eent ,
tetter, money order, or'poetal note ti
W. C. SMITH, Chertotte, N. C,
OUS TRIP EAST.
with Mr. John Womack and hU pleaa>
: ant wire. 5Ir. Womack ii a eaceonfol
, brick maker and baa two kilna nearly
ready to bfrn. Oor riaita were ei-
tended to Fayetterille, Wilmington,'
Lamberton, Mazton, Latirinbnrg,
I Rockingham, Wadeaboro and Monroe.
Id Wilmington wc attended a con-
:ert in the City Hall, given by the
I monoid mwt be eent by registered large, bnt wc arc utiefied that Wil
mington baa fine miuieal talent. The
— , , , i recitation by Mr. Tbomae Knight dc-
Short eorresnondencG of subjects of in- ...
«re*t totlwpublic is ulicited : but norwns 1 *P«‘al menUon,
mwt not to dinppointed if they (ail to see ; At Wadeaboro, on last Friday, the
their articles m our columns. We are not' ... ^ ^ .
reepooiiblo (or the viewsof eorraspondents. P**"l'® aohool, taught by Mr. O. J.
‘•o“““nieatiortf go to the Molton, gave a picnic. A large nuro-
—I—I II m _ ■ _ j : ber of friends were out and enjoyod
I the bueball and pleasant breetes on
' the hill. At night the exhibition and |
closing exercises were bad ii
flreeaaboro, Cameronj Carthage, Etc.
W.k.vejuil returned frem . trip! -t|„ ji.,
« ..verul erUe. „d »,u. 1. the ' .j
Eutern purl of the Pute, but u, u, I .„j j.,
have spoken of most of- them hereto- '\
fore, wc will give them but a passing.!
word, and apeak particularly of those;
TfOT DEAD TET.
.mm Ul iUOSC ;
above named. i The unkindeat cut of all coming
After several days pleasantly spent I from our exchanges, yet seen by us,
in Fayetteville, where we wiinesGcd , comes from Star of Zitm edited by
the closing exercisos of the Slate Nor-! Hon. J. C. Haney. Wc do not take
mal School, we vieited his words as a joke, formic knew too
ORSx.vsaoao. much about the paper when he wu
The MEssENOFft ia not dead
This town is growing more rapidly.
w» think, than any in the State, just
DOW. It already has more railroad
onllete than this city. Within the last
year they claim to have built more
honaaa than any town in the Sutc.
The C. F. & Y. V. railroad has done
more to build up the town than any
thing. The U. S. Court House is now
oompleted and the poatofficc moved
into it. The C. *F. 4 Y. V. road
have built a fine depot and waiting
room. A new market bouse has been
built, and a number of now stores
among the Improvements.
A number of the colored people of
tbia town are making rapid progress.
Blr. W. E. Holly ia one of the most
•mergeticand progrewivo among them.
Mr. D. B. Yaaey ia also proving that
there ia intellect and worth in the
negro. He is running a aaceesaful
groeery. a sUnd in the market, and
has a fine horse and turnout t^ abow
his friends the city when they visit
biro. There are a number of colored
men owning good property in the
We went from Greensboro
•TSl* *" gfoning very ! promptly Bro, Dancy
rapidly and promises to be the metrop- j read the .Messenoex
oils of tbc county. ’
yet. The Me.sEMREB lives on itsanb-
aeriplioD and advertising patronage
Mr Daniy is a beneficiary ofZion con
nection, and if the fiKar bad to live on
its legitimate earnings as tbc Messen-
OEX does, it would have been dead or
changed hands long ago. The iVar
receives from gSOO to 81.00® • year
from the general tax in addition to tbc
the Bubacriptions; yet be ia not able
to pay the indebtedness of tbe paper;
if be did to, it might bo of some pecan-
iary advantage to the Messesoix. Do
you take on ?
TheMEiaETCBX baa not ‘'gonetbo
way of all tbc earth,” Tho editor wont
off on a eolleeting trip, leaving the pa
per iu the banda of friends, bnt as we
had no profeasort, 4e., to give their
time, our paper failed to appear two or
three times. Tho Messekoeh ia a
permanent institution, and wo appear
again to-day. and intend to keep tbe
repuUtion of being tbe bttt colored
Aewapiper in tbe State, and by oar
own hard work, without tbc special
- -- of any church or society, we mean
: to pay our billi before they are oierdue
1 year. When our delinquent sob-
' wribers and our dtUon pay up more
rill be able to
would compete with (hem in nlimbing
the ladder of fame.
OhBtmday, the 12th. the Ohildrena’
Exeroiaee came off at 8 o’olook,-at tbe
ohurch, known as the ChUdrena' Day
Exeroiae. They went through the
programme ac well as any children 1
ever aaw any where. The girls led
tbe boys, and we bad icveral speeches
by different ones on Scripture. Ev
ery thing was oarried out very nicely.
All tbe yonng people aronnd here et
Lanrinbnrg are ashamed, bnt they
will come to tbe front and stand aa
high aa any people.
Please lot me give you the names of
tbc ones that stood in the front of oor
grand exeroiaea and led ns tbrongh.
1. E. W. Morten, Superiotendcnl.
2. Mias Kate Hayes.
3. Mias Martha Morten.
4. Miss Herriet Louts.
Mias Cynthia Smith, daughter of
Rev. W. -H. Smith and Maraeila
Smith, has returned home from Ben
nett Seminary, Orecn^oro, N. C. She
was in school six months and^tweoty-
one days. She made good use of her
time. She never bad a day’s sick
ness, thank tbe good Lord.
W. H. Smith.
in all tbe latest styles and finish.
Call and see n*.
GHABLOm;. K. c.
BARBER SHOP !
THE OLDEST A5D BIST.
Experisncod and polite workmen slttovi
reedy (o wait on oiutomer*. Here you will
get a SEAT HAIR CUT and CLEAN
JOHN S. HENDERSON,
East Trade Street. Charlotte. N. C.
If your paper has a blue
cross mark, it will be stopped
till you pay up. We cannot continue
to send it to you without some money.
Please pay np and let us continue it
C APE FEAR AND
Tsking effect S.ISa.m., Monday. Msy30.!8S7.
I'stAUcs Movno Noara.
Ar StnlbnL «:w
Lv Banroid. 4:16
Lv Greensboro. 10:15 am
Ar Walnut Cove. l.-OOpm
pBBeenger and Mail—dinner at Eay
ToARre Monsa Boom.
Lv Walnut Core, 2:10 pm
Ar Oreentboro, s-oo
Lv Sanford. ....
Ar Fayetteville. 8:30
Lv FayeUevllle. 3 30
Ar Maalon. 5:15
Lv Mazton, 6:25
Paseenger and Mail-^nner
Clocks, - Spectacles,
' and all kind* of
am be I>oaRht cheap at tbe Jewelry Store of
HALES & BOYNE,
West Trade Street, Cborlottc, N. C.
and satisfaetjon g
o the editor of tliis
Big leductkoa in pffam e Imdisi t^tes and Nsw Markets. Look atonrSS.M
VMtss. About 45 salts of
Ready Made Clothing
At a Big Bednctlon. Christnms Goods fat Gtovs
Ac. Gent's Kids, Postsr Hooks, at fl.SO.
I, KsrehMs, Muaes, AMntAan MuSi.
Id Ladisi', Osnta' sad ‘Childrsn's Undwwsar this wssk. Embroidsrerf Cashmats
Scarfs. CWmisre Shawls—all ahadss. Nks line of Gants Keektiss sad Cravats.
HARGRAVES & ALEXANDER.
Don't Fail to Examine.
Our Black and Coloxbd TAMISE
is tbc niceet goods made for summer
wear Price 75 cents per yard
for tbc colors.
It has (uffcrjd morning.
onoe very severely from fire and i.' .
erecting brick buildings on tho prin- BEXHErr SEMINARY,
eipal street. It has two colored ^’’*1 ^i*it to thi* institution was
churches—Zion Methodist and Pres- daring the comineneomcnt exercises
ytcrian, Escb have very ncatbuild-i *cck8 ago, Wc received a cor-' the north bound paaeenger ai
«g. tb. ecu, of tbo ,o.„. Hi.i ,cic... fr™, ,bo i .TSrciSif?.""cS;K^;s.C,?
me colored people seem to be pros- were well pleased with all wc saw. j k*^Le“^‘
BLACK SILKS. COLORED SILKS.
SUMMER SILKf?, SURAH SILKS,
for evouing wear. New atock of
Lv MUlboro, 7:4Sa.ni I ArGreen'boTO.ftSUam I j . - , , —
TiuiwMovisoSotmi. and at prices lower than ever. Full
LTOr«en'bQro.5;SOpm | ArMillboro, TAlpm I I'uc of Warner's Corsets. Hosiery,
Krelehl and Accommodation train runs bet. i Gloves, Mils, Ao.
Bennetlaviileand Fayrtlerillp *'
Wednesdays and Fridays, and
viUeand BenneUavi''- —
days and Saliirdays.
Freightaiid Accommodation tiain runs bet
Fayetteville and Greensboro Tueadays.Thnrs.
days and Haturdayi, and between Oroenebore
and Fayetteville Mondays. IVedncadays and
Pasaenger and mall train runs daily except
The north bound passenger and mall train t —DxsLia
make*_cloec connection at liaxion with Car-1
CBARLOTTE, N. C.
CUTLERY. GUNS. WOODEN - WARE.
BLACKSMITHS’ AND HEATERS’ AND
1 the State. A call is aoUdted.
Brown. Weddwgton 4 Co.
Coma np Wada. and aaa tba improvaments.
And varioni otbarattractions. Justtbiali
of it, 429x75 feet of flooring tobaflllad wub
Each department is to be Mperatc. and
under tha management of paliteand st-
GRAND OPENING OF
JANUARY 25. 1887
Each visitor will receive a Souvenir
R. B. HARSHELD.
Dr. J. T. Williams
CALLS ANSWERED DAT and NIGHT.
Omex—Fonrth atreet, between Tryoa
and Chureb, rear of ExpaeM Office, Char.
lotU. N. C. /
38 Ea,"i Trade Street.
J. W. PRY, Oen'ISnpt.
Genera] raaenger A^i,
^ring in Ibis country. Mr. U. C. i They have an excellent tract of land,
Avtos, a yonng man of intelligence, situated, with two splendid
a, buildings, with several other stnallcr i ^.ROLINA rPMTB at R ti
good tract of land with a good crop, buildings. The Kent home is the I CENTRAL R. R.
unit. Rev. B. W. Dixownesa hand-' l®nnilory for the girls. This is a' CHANGE OF BCHEDCLE.
wmo l*o.story residence, in which | frame bnilding, but one of the hand-' Wilmington. nT^May 15. 1887
c raveling friend w made comforta- wwest in the city. The main build-i WESTBOUND TRAIN?,
e an ppy hy bis plewaut wife, ing is a large, four-story brick strne- u ,s ^'o.
t.,c. ,i,b cb.p.i, gsi"-Si;;.
yieri,n Church, lire, here ,Ik>. ,n,l i rbc attendince this ycr wir .bout
-t •"'i 1>« '■“Itk »f tic >iud.»„
DC town bu telephone eonimnni. - ®re®lleut.
“‘io" C‘«bage, and other poinu: pl-
wi. A railroad is being graded nesday. 6lh, 7th and «lh inst. They
from Cameron to Carthage. The e'i«alfrd any exereiaes we have heard
about four miles of I'l'® music was cxcellcut, tbe
***• ^rom Caiiieron. guided i *"*1 orations were One, and the prixe .
7 (be telephone wire, we started for. speeches and debates would do credit!
A. W. Calvin,
i Family Gboceeies
of all kind*. Countrv Prcducf al-
, . t ot. hand. CIIK’KENs. W5GS. BUT-
— '■ •VKIt and all kinds of ^'BOETABLBS and
I —iUSO, PEILEX I.v—
I and Building Material.
' .^•‘FrwedelivfrTloall part«o( ihccity.
— T h: E —
is published every Saturday at
CHARLOTTE, - ■ 'n. C.,
in the interests of the
7 2SA.M. 8 0
12 60 P.M. 3 3
TLb town seems to be at
Jill, thopgh it is the county-seal
court bouse U being remodeled.
, there is very litUe other signs of
' • "ry high j
Bill, looking over the country aronnd
« every direction for more than twen-' “* l>erdwor>iog Chriitian
lymiiea. We were cared for by thati * *ery pleaaant,
ptenant and hospitable Mrs -D J [ebristian wife. Through them
*WUe. Jfr. McRae is one the! *
*«^i»g eerntraeters in his section. It ’ freedmen in this 8ute.
^ ev plsasnre lo meet Rev. and, LAniiraoio, N. C., June 14
A V® Methodisij Me. W. C. Swini-Dear Sir:—
» rM yterisns hare nice ebnrehes j Please let me speak to the public
. ‘ ** Ihis ptaee on j throngh your paper of our grand 8ab-
^b«k: owr suy wao short- Good heth School Szhibition, held bore
Leave Raldgh (R A
-p. , . lhariotte.
i DC closing exercises took i Unoolnuni.
Monday. Tuesday, and Wed- ; Arrive^^ih^rdion, 9 lo
.. No. 2 No 4
.May IB. inxn. Dallyex Dailyej.
*"“7* j Leite Rutlierfordlon, 7^5 A.^.
Shelby. 8 48
Lincmntvn, 10 07
'harlolte. 12 02 P.M. 8 4.5 P.M.
the best institntions of tbe
try. There were about ten to finish
the normal conrse—two received
diplomas, while tbe others will enter
tbe eollcge department next year.
By special invitation we took tea
with Prof. Steel and family. He
-ll -l""* tk- lin. Wl rf lb,
H" ex«ci«» u BraoMt Sotb.,,
mhll, .ptoik, „„„ w.fcn.
,08 a Twy flironblo
■preasion of (be
It was tbe best we over bad here.
The children spoke welf. and aotod
wkll. and snag well. 1 don't think
that the chdee onn boat them mnoh,
. end if onr girls nod boys here bod tho'
*• • !•* i8i*|»f!f*lBBi|y.lieokadfenia4ilioib»TB,
Wadabmi, . „„
Hamlet. 8 38 l.WA.M.
Mazton. 5 so
Arrive Wilmlogton. 0 OB 8 00
RaMgh. (RAAi 335
Trains Non. 1. and 2 make doss couDecUon
M Marion loand from FsTetterilla. OresBs-
boro and other poinit on C P a Y V R*
At W^boro with trains to and
Cbenw, Florence and Charlalon
At lineoIntDp to and from Htekorv, Looir
and potnti on C. a Lt Narrow Gaw iIt.
T^eMUn No. 1 faeStalmvlUeand «aSoM
._. W. N. C. S. B. and potw
Tato train No. 2 for CCmw, riore
Oiartealon Bavannah and FlorkU, also >
FHeUevlUs and C F. a Y. V. statiooa.
W^a W Ho-14 ami W. C. a A HoTn^
Taka train No. 8 flrr Boartebin Oimr.
villa. Atbma AtUrrta anTdl^^
WSK; also for AsbevUIe via (SSSie
No. 8 eoaneda at Wilmlocloa With W a
J. R. R. No. 28. Train Ko!^ ^ ' *
Wthnttimoo irttb W. i “
E. MOOSE and 8. G. ATKINS,
NORMAL SCHOOL WORKERS 4
Will be prvparol Iu
crept calls to any work
other school officials
of Hie profe
in Ihie line uui
'bo would avail themsel'
coal servi^ of tbeas gantlemen areinriM
laddiTB either one or both of them.
ZION WESLEY COLLEGE.
Salisbury. N. C.
One Cottage, each, on Graham and
It is the only Republican paper in the
■Western end of the sixth
Subscription, $1.60 per year.
W. o. Smith,.
Editor and Proprietor,
Charlbtte, N. C.
“”■1 r»r .f row
E. M. ANDREWS,
Has tbe Largest oad Meet CompleU Stock of
In North Carolina.
COFFINS & METALLIC CASES.
piANos AND Organs
OftbeBsstMakasoBthslBstaUMtPka. Low Pheat and *asy Terms.
8sad for Prteas.
Chiokeriag Pianoe, Arion Pianos,
Bent Pianos, Mathnshek Pianos,
Mason 5e TTamiiTi pianofi.
Mason 4 Hamlin Oboanb, Bat State
Oboans, Packard Organs,
4NPXEWK . I ; Ttaia anan, Cmaum N C.