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^ ft-l- Hire It tprut Monday ta Wadoo
Dt. J. H. WiWomoou aprat Saturday
la toaru. •
ManhaU Dockery tpcnt Sunday with
kin fatally, at hooae
Cap*. W. S. CroaMnd apaat Monday
at mud dmi Wadaeboro.
a. A Cowan, at Charlotte, van a via
tor here Mat Thoraday.
J. B. Goodwin, Hamlet, apaat a part
at Thwraday la Beeklaghaat
hfkw Pnallaa XVtlah haa returned
haw a vhdt to bar alatr ra la 8. C.
Bov. C. H. Martin aondmtad aerriec*
■* the Baptlot oka rob Sunday night.
J. If. Carrie, of HaUnbl, haa ra
tumad horn a trip to Aaron ooauly.
Oor Chapel Hill eorrmpowdeMt haa
•or thank* for Ua “Dalrrraity lotM."
John I>yaw,arko kaa had ekilta ami
• fever for mate time, ie able to raanaia
Dr, Thotaaa tad Mm. Ihwh were
hem Saaday, furem of the Dr'a. mother
Keoklaghaia km three banka, all do
N a *U* bnahwaa, and all worth; of
Walters. Threat. Eagh ter of Deeds,
rfsat Saturday and Sunday with hla
aaother and latlly.
S. M. Phillips, of Pee Dm Ho. 1.
anode nan pleasant call aa Thuraday.
He ia andiilng (rota a wounded hand.
W. K. Cola, tha elarar tiupt. of
Marla's till, and Met. Gale ami hate,
■treat Sunday with Mr*. Cola't mother.
.Prof. C. H. Ear, who haa a tuair
•Mm la ChaataHlald count;, 8. 0..
made m a picaasat oall oa Monday oa
hie way home.
Wa aariomly regret that our friends
T. L. CoringMn A Oa . found it oeece
mry la go into bankruptcy. Hope they
WiH moo ho open again.
Tha If. C Mttbodhl Conference ooa
wtaa at Payetterille Daeembor 4th.
*Ua bad; will be eatpated of aboat
Wa haga oar friaods will patrtm lac
our advertisers. Wa trade with them
amd (p| (ham wpcthycf ear patronage.
' Wa foal aura yon will do tha atm.
If. L. Qnthrie, bow (ha huatllag &1T
eliag agea( of (ha Charlotte Ubmrrar.
apwut Monday ia Kaekiugbam. Waara
indebted to him for a pleaaaat mil.
p. JL McKee, of Mountain Creek,
■aids aa a pleasant call oa Thursday,
fanning with oa a lot of lha flnaat ami
nleati falpa wehasoscea this aanaaa.
ShertC Wright deoilnm to allow hla
MM pfctMlcd lor Um nomination for
dlauteo. Sm hla card ht another aelaiaa.
T. W. Dot la, of Ohio, made oaa pleas
ant aal) an Meads; and left with ua an
ad earl Im meal. Ua atbra lor tala a
eery rahmhla planlatiua. 6m bis ad.
fter.tU T.\mn, praaidcnl at the
fcylld ftnili Viuvmit}, Baleigh,
V. 0., arill conduct ccrvtona at tha Dtp.
tht church in Boahiagham, aait Ban
day roaming aad night.
A taamillar tight ta oar friaad. Mr.
W. ft. Fowlkes. tha faithful oM Jeweler,
fat hit saw haan al tha front window
of Or. Hoator'a drag stoaa. Ha la aa
faady aa aavr, wdm yau faithfully.
Tha paayta la tha rMalty of Grant
Fall* faalary erodietroased aitheproe
yaat of gattaag no baaadi Iron tha elaa
tote Ugfata. We aan'l think tha town
Witt ignore tha intaraata of thaoa good
Mho MoCaahin, Max Ion. a student
Of lha Bod %tingi Bsmraory.died aud
d/nly n low dtya ago. Mm had what
wot rnpyottf M ha an ordinary ease at
•ota throat, hat H daaahgtd rapidly
into s fatal oast s< toaadMa.
• Wo worn shows thraagh tho deyart
naan of tho farmers' Baah a law days
aga, hy oar Toaag ftiand, L. & Oorlng
tan. «ho oanMar. TMa hank aalhiM
Hr. H. S. To-rjr, who resides on
om of Ospt. V. I. Braratt’a aand
hill faraaa, shewed «m t number of
tk» layM Ms of eon wa ymr
K»v. r. M. Htiambenrer.
Thia excellent and faithful
minister, will soon close the roti
fer* nos year of Ilia paatorate here.
He baa tendered three years of
faithful service, and his people
will confidently expeot his rsturn
to complete the fourth.
We have on exhibition iu our
office, a small quantity of cotton,
iu the boll, of the Buasell variety
left with na by Mr. J. W. I^enU,
on whose plaoo it grow. See hi*
ad. in another column and get
A Beautiful Utqutt
The editor acknowledge* with
plyaiure, the reception of a T«ry
large, beautiful boqnet of chrys
anthemums, representing the dif
ferent varieties cultivated in thia
section. They went sent by the
beautiful little Mile Lenti, of
Lentxbon, to whom we tender our
1b Omr Oerrmpoaleatik
Last week we failed to publish
the communication* of our cor
respondeuU at Bostick's Mil),
Cognac, Fair Qronad and Led
betters—they were received too
late. Please write again and
aend in on Monday, if poaaible.
We regret the accident very much.
We always publish alt we get In
A Hew Secretary.
The Methodist Sunday school
ia Rockingham has long been
fortunate in haring efficient sec
retaries. The first we recall, was
Harry Mattox, who was succeeded
by Lindo Brigman. Now Lindo
has been succeeded by Miss Mne
■ie Long, who fills the office so
•el), that we congratulate the
school upon the wisdom of its
Mr. J. L. York hat commenced
work on the kaolin beds in the
vicinity of Bostick’s Mill and has
the promise of quite a lucrative
business. In order to obtain bet
tar facilities for the marketing
of his good*, a tram road ia neces
»*rv. and ha proposes to assist
any person who will undertake
the enterprise. This is an oppor
tanlty for toms hustling man and
would be a paying business and a
great convenience to poisons vis
iting tbs Ellerbs Springs.
Later, when we have more time
and specs, we may have more to
say upon this subject Don't
fail to read Mr. York’* “Ad" in
FI IN Farm For Bale.
1 will aall a gnat bargain in a
Sim farm about two mileg from
Ohio. There Art 70 acre*—6fl ate
good cultivation, wood, water etc.
Home of this land made a bale of
ootton per acre thia year. This
uotic* will appear once more, if
hot eold and then will be rented.
Terms will be fair and aoeomo
dating* T. T. Davie
Ohio, M. C.
Fine Cotton Meed.
I have about 100 bnahela of
Rtawell cotton seed for aale at
ft.00 par hoahel. The heat teed
no the market. See me and learn
more about it.
J. W. Lenta,
Melee, X. O.
Owing to ill health, 1 am cona
peUed to ratite from general prac
tice. I will do eatae little uAfee
work, eonaultatioas and minor
Dr. W. H. Steele.
tWnvn aneyttereoffee at C. i.
Awry** Friday night, wfclah wag an
kqred kvad she attagded.
President Venable hat returned
from s trip’ to Suwanee, Tenu.,
where he attended a meeting of
The Association of Southern Col
Dr. Hume, professor of English’
lectured iu Charlotte, Mooda/
evening, on the life and wurira of
Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Hir
subject was ” Woman, Post Proph
et," The lecture was well attend
ed and all were delighted with it.
W. Hinton White, the -tredj
kuowu lecturer, delivered iu (ler*
rard Hall, ou Tuesday night, his
famous lecture, "Australia" Many
were prosout besides the stndeuta,
and all seemed to have enjoys^
the lecture very much. The lec
ture was one of the regular Star
Course lectures of the season. It
is alio quite pleating to many
that Dr. Hamilton W. Mable has
been secured on the Star Course
to deliver one of the lectures of
Tbe foot-ball team is indeed,
carrying the ’Varsity colon hWl
this year. It ha* boat in aruff
game of tha season. In tbe last
it defsated Georgia, 27 to 0. It
will play CUmson at Raleigh,
Dr. Alderman, former preaidahi
of the University, and now presi
dent of Tulare university
ped at the University a
tiro last week. He was
way north to deliver
speeches. The student#
to give him a royal welcome. A
mass meeting was bold iu tha
0 ha pel and a committee eras ape
pointed to iuvita Dr. Alderman
to address tha students. Thp
committee went to his room, fol
lowed by the students , jor/Sed 'U
ranks/ Tbe "coliff# y
1 time after time, told Dr. Cday
man that the University, and in
deed, the State, bad not foryttea
him. After be had promised to
address tha students, a rush waft
for tho Chapel, where the eager
throng awaited the distinguished
alumuua and former president.
In a few minutes, a tall slander
man greeted the expectant eyes.
Bvery man arose to his teat and
again, for several minutes, "the
“college yell" was repeated. In a
few well-choeen words, Pres. Ven
able introduced Dr. Aldarmani
We will not attempt to give his
speech verbatim, but only a few
of his remark*. i
My fnoiids, a great many imo|
tioru ara struggling in my trims*#
to night. I had no idea of going
away without looking yon in th#
face. This is the deans? spot in
all the world to me. It has been
a day of pleasure to me, a plea*'
are to look into your feoee oqoe
more, It gives me pleasure to tea
the growth and vigor of this dig'
nified old institution. It has
been made, in every sense, a mod
"I took back upon this old
oampna with foaling* of amotion.’
Then is not a mon oonsteut read
er of the Tar Heel (the university
weekly) than I. Sometimes I
go even so far as to c»>met the
proof. To b(. away from my na
tive State, is almost like being
expatriated. I see its semsatueas'
it* steadiness, and its Ood-fearing
purpose. I have yearn it forging
ahead, so tiles'1 might stand in
any State and point with pride to
North Carolina as my native state.
It has no largo sities, no metro
politan newspapers, hens* Ha
deeds are not published to the
world. I have often thought that
the State ia a reprod action of this,
university. No aian dares to any
that there is any sham, freed or
unreality here. Sometimes I re
gret to apeak a> mac h * trout South.
I hope the day will come when we
can use the broader term, Amen
cw. We have a sympathy in the
whole life of the nation. But the
eouth is a distinctive region—die
tiactive for its errors, distinctive
for its blunders, and distinctive
foe its achievement*."
When Dr. Alderman hot! fin
ished, the aisles were lined with
old student friends, anxious to
i got from him such a hand-shake
aa be alone cau give.
Chapel Hill, Nov. 9.
■a» a m m a m 9
Klbod. Dear Editor.—It ia
with great pleasure 1 write again
to the Children's Column. I en
joy reading the Headlight very
mncb, especially the Children’s
Column. I was glad to see a let
ter this week from my little cous
in, Bessie Terry. My little sister
Bessie aud myself are going to
School now. Miss Bettis Gibson
is our teacher, aud we all like her
very much. May McCall is my
desk mate. She spent Thursday
night with me and you bet we had
a grand time, aa we are just ten
years old. We have a little pug
dog, whose name ia Jambo, and
be b a flue little fellow. He will
do lota of funur tricks. I spent
two weeks erith grandpa and grand
ma at Rockingham in August, and
we had a good time. If this is
printed, I will ooms again. Beat
wishes to the Headlight.
tumr. Dear Headlight.—
Aa this is my week, I will write
agfla. We have had a nioe time
ak. Cousin Lucy and Evan
wmwftria Came up from Hockiug
ham, and Cousin Evans and Pa
went hunting and killed 23 squir
rels and some rabbits and birds.
I will name the band Children’s
8everal other children’s letters
received too late for this issue.
They will all appear next week.
Be Warned ef Blacker Brea.
The trading public is hereby
warned to bs «r«r on the lookout
that they do not get "picked up"
by misleading statements, and
fail to see the big line of Clothing,
Bhoee£and Gent’s rarnisliiuga,
that an going at extremely low
prioes, at Blacker Bros. Do not
risk the statement of any man,
but go and sea them yourself and
see that they are fair dealers and
low sailers. We will prove our
honest dealings by a call.
Valaak|e Town Property For
Hale at a Bargain.
That desirable lot on Washing
ton street, lying between the
Daniel Gay residence and the
McDonald House. This lot has a
frontage of about 160 feet on
Washington street and will fur
nish space for fire (6) first-class
business sites. Can be purchased
at reasonable price, if an early
application.be made to.
J. H. Walsh, Agt.
THs Children's Friend.
Ton'll bars a eoU this winter. May
be yea bare on* sow. Your children
will safer to. For coughs, oroop, bron
chitis, grip sad other winter com
pisInli, One Missis Cough Cars rsrsr
bil*. Acts promptly, ft is wry plea*
set tn ths tssts sad perfectly harmless.
C. I. Oeorgs, Winchester, Ky. writes,
"Our little girl was attacked with
etuep late me Bight and was so heart*
she soald hardly tpenh. We gar* her
a few deans d One Miacl* Coegh Cur*.
It tailored her Immediately and th*
west Is sleep. When tbs awoke aext
morning the had an tlgnt of hoars Betas
ur Sleep." Ittehmead Drug Co.
From Oar Correspondents.
Dr. Register has been sick for
Copped ge Cape), Esq., of upper
Richmond, was n visitor here the
J. T. I.isk, a prosperous farmer
of Wolf Pit, presented Esquire I,.
A. Hall with a 7 pouiul sweet po
tato last week.
We enjoy reading Prof. Pmnk
Roberta' very interesting letters
in the educational column of the
Mrs. M. A. Orrasby and daugh
ter, Miss Dollie, spent Saturday
night and Sunday with relative*
Mr. and Mrs. John Broadaway
and children, visited his sister,
Mr*. Joe Batton, the past week.
The chances for a railroad sta
tion at Steeles seems favorable.
Hope it will come.
Hog killing continue* at Conlo
va. Your correspondent ami fami
ly w#r» kindly remembered by Mr.
and Mr* T. C. McKay with a
choice piece of back-bone for
which we retnrn thank*.
Mia* Isabella Oulldege ha* been
very unwell for several day*. Her
brother, Lonnie, who haa been
very sick for several weeks is im
T. C. McKay came very near
losing hie horse one night this
week. Frank Ingram, one of Will
Steele's drivers, drove him to
towu aud went through Uie coun
try rood by Mr. Liles’ and the
J>ijdge wo* partially torn up, aud
it being dark, iuto the ditch they
went. The buggy waa broken and
the horse hurt *u badly he can't
live. We are very sorry th*t Mr.
McKay haa sustained such a loss.
J. E. Shaw, our clever overseer,
came near being run over by a
freight train Saturday at noon.
He woe coming to the mill and was
on the tract near the trestle and
could not bear the roar of the
train on account of the racket of
the will, aud the engineer failed
to blow th* whistle at the accus
tomed place, in fact, never blew
Died mi Monday evening, Nov.
4th, 1001, Beulah, eldest daughter
of Mr. and Mr*. J. T. Dougin, of
Cordova. Little Beuldh woe going
in her 11th year. She contracted
a severe cold about two weeks be
fore her death, which terminated
into pneumonia, and despite the
untiring efforts of an able phyvi
cian and devoted father and
mother, she passed peaoefnlly
serosa the river to Him who said :
“Suffer little children to come un
to me and forbid them not, for of
such is the kingdom of heaven."
The many friends the bereft par
ents sympathize with them in
their loss. This is the second one
they have lust this year, the old
est and the youngest.
Died st the home of his father
in-law, Mr. L. A. Hall , on Satur
day night, Nov. 0th, 1001, Mr. W.
H. Carter, aged about 00 years.
The deceased was a native of An
son oounty, and had been an im
ployes of tho Steele’s Mill -oom
pany for quits a while, until the
past summer when his health fail
ed, and for several months he lin
gered growing worse and worse un
til his death. He loaves a host of
relative er.d friends, a widow and
a small child to monrn tfieir loss.
Mr. Carter was a member of tlm
M. E. churched and lived, as he
died, in the faith. For quite a
while he had been aware that
there was no hope of his recovery,
and hod frequently expressed him
self reedy and willing when the
lord, in his wisdom, sought to cull
him hence. Servant of God, wall
done. Pence to his ashes, and so*
lsco and comfort to tho lei reft ones
from tho Comforter. His remains
were carried to Mis|mh church on
Snnday evening followed by a very
large concourse of friends. 8arv
were held by Rev. W. C. Webb
assisted by Rev. R. C. 8tdl, and
hia remains were committed to
mother earth to rise again on the
llio uorduva Literary Society
held their public debate at the
school house on Saturday night.
A very largo crowd was present,
among them lot* of Indies to hear
the question of Woman’s Rrights
discussed.' T. B. Liles was ap
pointed chairman for the occasion
and Messrs. S. J. Webb, K. L.
Rainwater and M. A. Hinson were
selected as judges. The secretary
A. M. Sharp", then read the fol
lowing query : “Resolved, That
woman should have equal rights
with men at the ballot box and in
the distribution of offices." Tlie
following debaters discussed the
quest ion for ubont two hours:
Affirmative; George Gurley,
captain, John Wilson, Thomas
Sinclair, R. P. Lomax.
Negative: R. L. Hamilton,
captain, D. P. O’Brien, J. A.
Combs and J. A. Combs.
Tho judges rendered their decis
ion in favor the Negative.
We ore very tarry to learn of
the serious illness of Mra. P.
Smith, but glad to lenru she is
The buya around spend a lot of
time hunting. Some of them are
There will he oommunian ser.
vice* at Mark* Creek next Sun
C. W. Terry was in Rocking
ham last Friday.
Mr*. France* Terry and son
•rent Sunday in the Silver Run
Mrs. T. 0. Riggsn and Miss
Connye, attended services* at Sil
ver Run 8unday. 8heriff Wright
ha* been called to serve that
church the next year.
There woa a singing at N. A.
Wilke*’ last Sunday afternoon.
W. A. Wilke* commenced a
school in district No. 9, this
morning, we hear.
Rev. U. D. Austin is teaching
at Silver Run.
Mondsy morning appears with
a clear sky. and business running
Good health prevails generally,
in our village.
W. H. Marks and sistnm, Misses
Ida and Moltie, visited Silver
Run Sunday, and heard preaching
by Rev. T. P. Tucker.
The public school in thi* vil
lage. is progressing, and i* fast
increasing in the number of pu
pils. under the management of
R. F. Reynolds, at principal.
Potato digging is over and we
regret to any that the crop fell
Hog killing i* now the order of
the day, and it ia a very common
thing for them to tip the steel
yard twain *t 240. and its not a
good bog year either