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rt is Richmond’s proud boast
that she has no prisoner in her
jail, and that during the last
month the Sheriff had no ciaim
against the county for feeding
The jail has been thoroughly
ventilated, as its doors and win
dows have been wide open for a
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Ice Cream Supper.
The King’s Daughters will give
an ice cream and strawberry sup
per at Manufacturer’s Hall Fri
day evening, Mey the 9th, 1902.
Poors open at 7 o’clock, p. m.
The public is cordially invited to
alteud, as the poor and rich are
with ua ae much in summer as in
winter, and need just as much help
and attention, which we hope to
never fail in giving.
'* Half Csntagw.
We have a choice variety of
ityliah baby carriages which we
propose to sell st rates so reason
able that you will think they were
bought at a bankrupt sale. Come
■st one while they am going.
..-'<yvriv < ' -
H. C. Watson keeps Irish por
Micas', tomatoes, snap beans, or*
Lpgp, lemons, pine apples. Fresh
lot coming In every day. $
Inurinhurg has voted 160,0 .:,: D
In berids for waterworks and elec
tric lights. 5 v
St the lMtr entertainment given
by the King’s Daughter*. It is in
thii o0jo* for ktentiflotion.
endorses Judge Walter H. Heal
for judge, L. D. Robinson for so
licitor and Judge Clark for chief
Ai it baa
home a good deal of my
ing this ygar, have neglected
great many duties which I ougl
to have performed* (i. Hope to
forgiven for any neglect of dot'
and will try to be mow
in the future. The ifeadligh
reaches me regularly and is a wel
come visitor each week.
farmers are busily engaged in
working crops—good stands of,
cotton and oorn, and both aN
growing fine, and the prospect of
a bountiful crop has caused all thei
old wrinkles to disappear from the1
long blue feoee of the old farmers,
and pliant smiles and shriek
faces have taken the place of the
blue wrinkles and drooped under
line. Chopping cotton is the *or
um of the day now, and we hear
the merry aong of thecullerd folks
in all directions while they occa*<
•ionslly cry out, “chop, children,
. . . ,
to wad the correspondence in
f>rkhikv odd'vealS. vaithatt^MK
the litifc girls aw going ahead of
the boys in letter writting. ff Bpur
np boys er the girls will get the
front seats while yon will be forc
ed to the back seats. Three cheers
for the little girls and two cheers
for the little boys. If I bsar when
the commencement will eome off,
I think I will be at Ellerbe Springs
to hear the pwtty speeches and
dialogues of the little boys aud
gifls and meet some of my old
Monntain creek friends, whom I
have not seen in a number of
years, aud will be pleased espec
ially, to meet the little girls and
boys who are correspondent* of
the Richmond 'Headlight.
I will say to the little girls and
boys who are correspondent* of.
the Headlight, that I disoover
that most of you are fond of send
ing out pussies for each other to
solve, and now I will girs you *
pussle which 1 discovered by ac
cident, and to the first liitle girl
or boy, (who is a correspondent of
the Headlight) who will send me
a oorwet answer to the following
puule, I will send you a nice pws
eut that you will be pleased with.
Vis: Just 21 years ago an inci
dent occurred which had not oc
curred befow in seven hundred
end ssrenty yew* snd will not oc
cur again in'fix thousand, on*
hundred and twenty-wen Pg»*’
and has occurred only niue times
since the birth of Christ. What<
is it? /Work it up little boys icC
girls. Solve the pussle and get a
nice present. With best wishes
to the Headlight, etc. M
:.'i> .iilil. Ju.Hu.li ■ Ha.
> It offer* a Democrat; a party
man; an organiser; a campaigner;
It offers a man who, if. nomi
nated will be elected.,
He is Cameron Morrison; the
leader of onr people iu more try
ing times than now, in hours that
wees dark and tried a hero’s cour
He is the strongest man in the
district, will conduct a winning
canvass and make a faithful con
Let’s nominate him. It is a
p. c. Whitlock, Esq., Chm.
County Board of Education, re
quests us to say that, at the pre
cinct primary »t Harrington’s
lichool house, in lower Wolf Pit,
Saturday, May 17th, at 11 o’clock
a. m., the time for holding the
primary, a tote will be taken to
decide whether or not the public
school districts Nos. 1 uud 2,
white, shall be consolidated.
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Bret Harte, the great American
author, died in London, England,
Wilton it to have Confederate
monument unveiling on the 12th.
The town has ordered 600 flags
and three brass bands and I
“don’t know what all.”
To Patrons of PpMIs fldUda.
Remember that the use of the
new books in the. public schools
will be compulsory after July let,
Remember sleo that no
%%ok« can'be exchanged after that
d& After July lit, you will
[have to mr the regular retail
priej. r J. H.Wulrti,
— -♦•Sunt. Schools.
•*•*»» W« would like to
see him come around m a few
Eller be Spring*.
Mies^rau Nicholson, of Rob
erdel, is on a visit to Mre. I. B.
Mr. T. C. Leak, Jr. was at the
springs Saturday evening and Sun
Frank Bostick has been quite
sick, but is up again.
Misses Annie apti Flora Bostick
were to see Miss Mary Lovtn last
week, who was leaving home fo^
an extended trip to Bennettsvilk,
Mrs. J. T. Hiatt was visiting
around the Spriugs last week and
Miss N. Michsux and Prof.
Cridlebaugh spent Sunday at Mr.
Miss Callie Capel and Lacy
were at Mr. A. D. Townsends’*
Saturday *Tf end Suuday.
A fish frolic to Grassyl, Islands
is proposed for Thursday next, by
several of our neighbors.
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The weather bat been favorable
lately for farm work and orope.
General Greene is getting a move
on. Better lookout.
Then was a picnic at Grassy
Ielands last Saturday, which wai
pretty well attended. All report
a nice time.
Henry Holt and Peter Coving
ton, from West Bod, earns home
last Friday night to sp«ind a fen
days with relatives and friends, g
l David Henry and wiff, from
Anion, were visiting A.J. V^ar
rington Saturday night and Sun
their lends in
nnnibtf <A ear
sides of tbs 1