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DECEMBER 4, 1901 NO. 3)
Local News Items
•MaJ J D Shaw left fur Lmnburtoa on
A. L ViHomU left yreterday for
Jehu McAlister vrellod hi* family at
Lilcerillc Uat week.
The e lee trie light* worn tamed on
Wn» Monday eight.
Xalmn Gibaan mad* as aa appreciat
ed rkit oa Satnrday.
W. T. VUam visited kia LUasrille
friend*, a few day* if).
Mr had a pleaaaat sail from Jehu C.
T. V. Book i* clerking far hi* broth
er, J. W.Boek, ofTroy.
Kli Leals sad daagb tare arv visiting
T. M. Bqg^a and family.
BmrW II Osggadg* wUI preach it
!■ rkaia Spring sent Handay
Mat- J*h« D Oar made a profam
•enal visit ts Aberdeen last week.
A J. Harrington was a pleaaaat eal
l*» at dm Handlist edlee Monday.
Mis. A. L Me Dona Id and little
dangktai bare ra turned to Raleigh.
Henry Monroe and brother, little
Aknc. rhlted triced* at Tray last week
Mrs. lagie, of Stewing Kook, 1* visit
la* karroo, John Ingle, at Hotel Sick
W.C. Hleka woe a ylwaut caller
last Bataaday aad left • pleasant re
A F. (taper was a plaaaaat caller
tost Saturday. Ha toe, left a plaaaaat
Marshal Dockery, after a pend leg
Sunday with Ua tastily, returned to
Tide editor had the pleasure ofnecat
iaghJe yeans Mend. Deacon MeLeea,
ht Wilmington last Monday.
Jt». aad Mrs. Ballard Terry, of Bea
ne tterlUa, R. C., rp*nt Thaakrglrtag
with relatives ia Boekioghsm.
T. F. Boyd has built a somber of
Rood ksaaca la Harslet, aad MlB goes
ahead. Mr. Boyd will “gel tear too.”
Tha HaadHAt b>“* *« aoe Sheriff
Wright able to he M beriacae again,
after quite a cere re. sodden attack of
Bad Batowia eu la towu Batoiday
last. He earns to aarct hie brother.
Bee. J. A. Baldwin, whe accompanied
Tha Headlight learna with pleasure
that toaster Jimmie Newberry, who
bed hie erne broken eoara time ago, •*
aMe te return to school.
We woaM aell the attention of our
Onmly Oommieeteoers to the condition
of An depot bridge, on Failing creek,
la t^btereetof economy.
Bean of oar pablle schools, boil)
white aad related, observed Worth Cnr
otiae Day la thetr raboeU. WU1 peb
Ueh next maek.a list of raeh.
MhaBaaia MiPeaald, the aceamplish
ed end pop a hi r principal of the Poring
tea Indus;, sprat Batnrday aad Ban
day with her hall; near town.
Tha little ahlM of tor. nad tore. Clay
Webb wee Tarried at the Holt grave
yard las* Antony. TVs Headlight
afrtptohtoan with tha htraamd.
The town ef Hamlet h spread lig eut
moaderfally aad amy be enter the lar
gest terras hi Ah section ef Urn Mate.
Wa pad lei ad this four years ago.
Oar maotrm wee haaerrd lest Bea
udry wkh the ysaoeaee of Mhe Stella
Baldwin aad Wares Faith aad Rbaa
vIm dtlM mi mIiooI bvsi
Hernia*, win esoa be ready far oeeo
paaey. He basdeae moth te Improve
HeeeJet bp baUdlag a large a ember of
patohetm. “toll grta Aar.”
ton. Jar. A. Ingram and AiMran.
■gent A lard ay wt A (Meade la town.
I* h raaorad that tor. Ingram and
I®__ _ I
Robt. Lyon wont to Iaxurinburg
a few dnya ago.
Major Sully left for Rod
J. 0. Dockery returned t o
Albert Barrett left Monday to
attend court at Carthago.
3. B. Caudle nud little daughter
went to Charlotte Tuesday.
Rev N H Guyton left to-day for
Fnyettville to attend Conference.
I Mias Jennie Cropland returned ;
Monday night from a visit to Bis
Mra. C. L. Krana returned from
• visit to Cheraw lost Moudny
Measn. D. C McRea and aon i
Byron made ua.a pleasant coll
Revs. W. R. Coppedge and N.
H. Guyton were pleasant cullers
Rev. R. C. Sell left today to at
tend Conference now in eeeeion at
Mm Tab'oie Nash, of New Lon
don, ia visiting bee sitter, Mrs
T 8 Wright
Rev. F. M. Sharabergcr left for
Fayettville ^Tuesday to attend
Mil* Annie Wall and Meters.
T C and Frank Leak, went to,
Rev. C. L. Oreve* left Rocking
ham ou Monday to attend the
J. C. Key, of Mountain creek,
made a business trip to Scotland
county lust Monday.
G. M. Cork ms n nude u* a pleas
ant call yoaterday—be too, left a
substantial token of his good will
W« m Uw* lH— t Ulri
Kffie Harrington, who was so pain
fully shot several days ago, is im
Messrs T M Rose and J B Good
win, two of Hamlet’s leading citi-l
reus, made a business visit hen
William H. Roberts, one of
Lower Wolf Pit’s good citizens,
sad son Willie, gave us a pleasant
A. B. 8carlx»ro, a clever young
man of Ml. iGilead, made us a
pleasant call Tuesday—loft a dol
lar with us too.
Rev. #. S. Roue D. D., left
Monday to attend The North Car
olina Conference, which ia in set
isioti at Fayettville.
Our young friend, and progress!
ire teacher, O. O. Reynold*, mud!
a* a pleasant call on Saturday J
and be left that dollar too.
J. A. Harrington purchased the
the E. H. Covington tract of land
sold by J. W. LeOrand last Mon
day, and will move there shortly.
We learn that Mrs. W. N. Ev
erett pressed the button which
turned on the electrio lights re
cently installed. It is a Rue sys
tem and gives satisfaction.
Married on the Snl instant, Mr.
A. B. Searboro, of Mt. Oilead,
and Mias Bessie Qrasn, of Wolf
Pit township. The bride was a j
apuat excellent young woman and
on# of our teachers. This ms Ion
two teachers we have lost in ttill
way within one month. Stop it,
TV Hmm ud Farm.
To oracjr pofaon who will >p(j
ud am dollar and twanty-Rra
rent* in adranca, wa will give
than tha Headlight ud Home
and Farm ona year, and a buggy
ticket. Wa laavn lliit propoaitioti
opao an til X-maa.
•30.00 par nvmth for aa hoar
or two aa«li
Count} Unir«l C'o:nm.KMK)iie;». |
Till* lluard held its regular meet-1
ing last Monday.
No business of importance wns
transacted, except to yield to tils;
demands of ibe Steelo's mill citi
xens, in ordering tliuir bridges re
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Patrick have
issued beautiful murriugo cards
announcing the marriage of their
daughter, Misa Kva, to Mr. Wil
liam Furr, Dec. 11th. at the resi
dence of Mr. H. L. Guthrie, Char
lotte, N. C.
The Headlight extendi congrat
ulation a in advance.
Miss Rva isone of Rockingham's
nohleat young ladies and our beet
wishes will be ever with her.
Btr. F. M. Shazulmrger.
This faithful minister of the
methudist church closed his pas
toral work with the Rockingham
church lost Sunday. It was not
our privilege to hear pither of his
Sunday sermons, hut we learn they
were especially appropriate and
highly appreciated. This closes
his third year on this pastoral
charge and his people will confi
dently expect his return and ex
tend to him and his family a most
Unlew prevented by eome un
foreseen cause, I will pruuoh on
next Sunday, Bee. 8th, at Bethel
church, at 11, a. in., and lit
Pleaaant at 8, p. in,
I earnestly request that the morn-'
beta at each of the above ehurchw
and friends of the community meet
me promptly at tbs hours speci
fied. The canac is important.
N. H. Ooyton.
The w rather baa turned warmer
and we hope that we are going to
Noah Shepherd, of Pee Dee, m
visiting hi* ancle Mr. James Chap
Robert J. Nicholaon, of Son
ford, after spending several Hays
with hie mother, Mm. Eugenia
Nicholson, left ror Kdeatun, Sun
There was a sociable at Mrs.
Merger McDonald's Saturday
R J Hale sad (snjllf are vial Una [
a* Charlotte Jt
From Onr Correspondents.
Prof. Key. the tinging master,
visited otir Sunday school hist Sun
day and g»VH itt sumo flue music—
both instrumental and vocal.
Rev. I>r. Rone, our presiding
elder, preached an excellent aer
iuon last Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs Patrick, of Dar
lington, arc visiting Mrs. Hand
Married Inst Wednesday night,
at the resilience of the bride’*
father, Miss Clam Kelly to Mr.
Ron Sv. ink, Rev. C. Qrenve offici
BM Bauciuu hcs Been very *iek
•for ■evfcral days, but we are gliul
to loam he is improving.
Lonnie II sue inn and Tom U»
ery, of Fort Mills, 8. C., are visit
ing their parents. We are always
glad to sue our old friends.
Tom Meacham, who has lieen
visiting bis pur*uts, lias gone back
to Congprd where he is making his
Our Sunday school will have for
superintendent next year, Mr. M.
. - Hasty.
J. Jf. Hasty spent lost Saturday
sight and Sunday in ths country.
Tho writer hod the pleasure of
worshiping witii ths congregation
st Roberdul last Sunday.
We see that our Bros, at Cordova
are up on debating and we have
somo boya that are very well np o.i
the eanio, and as De'nuicrucy is
■till sleeping, it falls on me to
:hallengetliM Ste Vs Mill Ixiys
iay, the 14th Decombor, 1301?
Now boys, you know tho old moth
er makes mince pies that are gon
milly hard to Wont, but the moth
er loves her daughter, and if she
a defeated by her, she will take
it gracefully, for it i* all in the
John Hicks, of Union, S. C., is
riaiting friends and relatives at
Tom Goodwin, of Cumborland
county, is visiting his brother-in
law, T. C. McKay and family.
MisB Sallie H lick a bee visited
friends at Midway Saturday and
L John W. Bounds, loom-fixer,
pas severed his connection with
[Steeles mill and hns accepted a
dheilar position with the big Lo
ray inills at Gastonia. Tho many
frie ids of John regret to see him
lorn e and wish him success in hia
C ol. Roht. H. LeGrand, agent
for the Anglo-Saxon, spent Tues
<1»] in our town, He took dinner
wit h the Lieutenant of the Head
ing it and his visit was enjoyed
i\ AdnAoday AYening, an th«* p«e>
|>1 wereabout finishing their e»e
«>• >g repast, Joseph Parker, one of
or r leading young men, stole pret
ty Mis* Lillie Gaddy and the two
wwnt away by the light of the
mjoon and were made one. Thia
kind nf stealing will goon inapite
°V high water. Much anccuMs and
Pleasure to the happy ouuple.
• Say Scotland, Who’s talking
efxmt slinging mud?—and you
dtin't accuse ua of llrlng in glass
IViuaes. This la a hot old town
Hnd plenty of rocks. A glass
lionae wouldn't stands ghost of a
’ Your Rocky Fork correapontleiil
*nuat have boon tm^puiing on
Mart Chanoa'a territory, from the
number of aguirrala he ia killing.
ffjh, go on Rocky Fork, yon kno*
Mnrt has liwnvip,
Mattie Gulledgv is qnito sick
Messrs. riliaw Dawkins and J.
A. Goodman, official member* ot
tlio RoUtJuI M. K. church. at
tend'd tile quarterly conference
here Saturday evening.
Dr. Rono preached a grand eer
mun Saturday night.
Thunks to Mr. and Mrs. I,. A.
Hall t'or being kindly remembered
with choice pieces of back-bone
and spare rib*. Aud vour lieu
tenant surely enjaiyed them.
Madame Rumor says that the
Orton House will close to boarders
ere many days.
Patrick Henry, little son of
Gaston Henry, is very sick with
Oscar O'Brien aud Jimmie Mc
Kenzie, of Robnrdel, sjesnt Sun
day in our town. Mrs. O’Brien
returned with them to Rnberdel.
The boys of Cordova have nr
| gnnized a moot court utul are hav
ing a regular clearing-up of the
George Warbartou, Clau<h< Rey
I nolds, W. B. Little and Mr. M<
. Brytle, of Pec Dee, gave us a pleas
. ant call on Sunday. Come again
j gentlemen, we arc always glad to
I see you. George, the Steele's
mill people arc your friends and
I are of the opinion that you are
uurs. We l>e)ieve in equal rights
to all and special privileges to
none, and we know your sympathy
is always with the honest working
Cuildle was i\ visitor at
[ W. C. Webb’s Sunday afternoon.
On Thanksgiving evening the
Cordova school set a nice Thunks
| giving dinner, planned and car
ried into execution by the noble
belchers, Missus Melmiiu und liiild
win. The table was loaded with
all ninuner of gixxt things, such
ax chicken, pork, btuf, pies, cake,
fruits, etc. Quits a nunijM^Hk|
tlio patrons of tin:
present, also mvornlM
friends Rov. W. C. Wub^B
an appropriate talk for tn^^p
casion and all enjoyed it immense
ly. Plenty to eat and to spare.
We hope Miss Ora and Miss Stel
la will plan another entertainment
before the school closes, as they
are so successful.
Pee Dee No 2.
Rov. Noah Shepherd, of Okeewe
raee, spent Inst Saturday with his
father at this place.
Tli* public school is suspended
for this week, as W. W.. Baldwin,
the teacher, is attending court at
Misses Dora and Pansy Sullivan,
of Steele's, spent Sunday with
Prof. Key, of Males, spent Sat
urday night hero and treated Us
with some excellent music.
Mr. A, F. Alden has severed his
connection with the Pee Dee Mfg.
Co. atid moved to town.
Mr. Mathis, of McFarland, has
I,title Crawfonl Carr, who has
been quite sick with chilis, is im
Mrs. Jesse Baldwin was right
painfully, but not seriously, scald
ed in the face Monday morning.
V. 8. C.
Mr*. Cam Hmith ha* bwon th«
K<Mt of l*r anut. Mr*. P. O’liriwii
tor IK* *r*ok».
*«> lt*‘r home iii A>i*;>n.
Archie It null hikI grandmother,
|of Dry cm*!:, uero visiting hi*
lister, Mrs. Nell McAskill, lust
Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. l)r. Hiatt gave a Thanks
giving quilting hint Thursday.
Also » big supper and caudy-pull
Didn't the boy* speak well ut
the oratorical contest ut Hlh-rlie
Springs Saturday uight. Mr. M.
0. Terry pit the priio. Y.
Pmi. B. K. Reynold*, our prin
cipal and Urooksher llaiilmi wore
visitor* Kllerhe Spring* Suturdny
I night and Sunday.
Mr*. \V. H. and Mis* Mollie
Mark* *|>eiil Saturday night and
i Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John
Robert Nicholson, formerly of
j this village, lint recently of the
| Sanford cotton mills, has been
i visiting hi* mother and sisters at
] this place. He left Sunday mom*
i ing to take « position at Fdenton.
i Success to you Boo.
' We urs glad to note the coil*
! lalntcenco of Mi*. J. A. McNair,
1 after a wook’s F. vorw iliuess. Hope
I she will soon be entirely well.
There was a good turnout of
i candidates on the hill Sunday eve
i ning and they wore wearing a
! broad smile. Ol course their best
girls to ride. Lot your mouths
go otT boys, uni don't scare any
The Sunday school at this place
contemplates having u Christinas
’tree. We predict for them a nice
• Fishing pays in winter. Not
j long since there was a fishing |>ar*
I ty given at a certain place and all
| of the young m’MMaikfep, rtii qc; -
j id caught a basketful of delicious
j Datable*. Boys you can’t butter
lit unless you can captures migh
ty largo Ush.
| The “gi-us-c^-*llH', broke loose
■ hist Friday night in the village,
| but oil a thorungb investigation,
| he proved to tie tu unfinished
L Wllo is it? The question is
How, who i* the writer, nnd to all
Much inquiries we would reply in
I this way: There was onoe two
1 Irishman met in the dense dark,
and after bumping noses, one of
them remarked: “Faith nnd this
is me and of course I suppose
A Knl >scri her.
Tho farmers are very l/uey gath
I ering their corn ami a'e expect to
• hear of ‘•shucking*.”
Mr*. Penolopa ami Vnn Mc
| Dnfflie spent last Wednesday in
' Hamlet, visiting and I hopping.
| M. B. Cameron went to Hum
I let last Monday.
I Tom Currie, of Scotland, spent
lost Sunday with hi* sistnr, Mr*,
i Laura Tsrry.
Ernest Robcrteon and Hill Mc
Donald, of Hoffman, were in thia
vicinity a few hours Thursday,
Dave Morgan, wifo and daugh
I ter were visitor* at Mr*. Tanner's
I last week.
Mim Lula Riggnn in teaching
in I)i<<lrict No. 1, Mark*' Crwek
0. W. Wilktt* H[»nit Saturday
Horlsart Riggnn and J. P. H#*n
ry apnut Tltankagivina hunting.
Thay »«rts right atiwwwfnl.
J. H. McDufRa, »if* and aioter
H»rlt*rt Riggnn, Miooea Lula and
Connya Riggan, vinitcd Mm. Mar
igaoit McDonald and family naar
Lodtottar'i laat Satarday night
I It r j a* h t bom n run