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ROCKINGHAM, N. Cj, FRIDAY JANUARY 23 1903. Nn ^
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" 41. ' B:I* p. a,]
Bar. William BBadfatd wm hem on
*»*»#. tattmad the fmtetnl of hit,
• Wamgmtthat at were forced to!
aaity •vartaaaMtmok twaaommiml
notim. whloh mwi.’ia too lata.
Mr. J. U. Meltalr. of MMdrwdorf. |
M- C.. yam ua a pUamot oal) lata Frl
Btyaaf iaflnaa paid tuheeripticn.
We gmatly regret to learn that Bib
A- J- htagaar had a (all ytoiorday,
wkiah tame oaar f mo taring a limb.
Mr. and Km B 9. Beatkh am rUt
htg their mhtlern tad trtaadi la Rleb
Mmad. They tpewt Soaday with Ha
Brntim^hlhit. Mr.Joka r. Unmar.
M.9L Btggni la daliyg a muling
ha Mam with the .Ziypa fertiliser.
Boy a (arm right for 700 aaaaat am
It mherwlee withoot paying a haary
Bar. 1. H. HallV aorama laatSoaday
•talag, a* the MethedJat ahoigh, ea
the “bOrriod tolewt.^waa lueid, and
Mr. T. O. Oothrte, of CharloUa. wha
at Hamlet yrofearicaally laat Friday,
aad la haoklwgham oaBatotday, Mr
Ontbrte haa heeaam oea at the tmt
mifaiai iawyom la tha State, and we
■■pMI to hear (mat him aana, la a bis
who m pointing tbo roaidonoe
of Mama. John and Walter Thorn
• aa fall a diataooa of 90 foot. Dr.
Steal* waa eeUod In administered
to the woondad own. The Dr.
. thinks bo will oooo be entirely
idea. A. It. Usckerw
Bif taaODlalira Dockary baa
baaa hemmed with an appuiut
■Mat on qgtte a number of oo*-|
rnUtaua, add judging from tba in
tsraat ha baa manifested la State
and County matters, we M that
fas will serve bie people with ecadit
flM what mm bar* aaau will
board, Mir (worn har* town and
aw aawiag aoatUmUjr non
than an avorago mi niter of lent
of await grain this araana. Lat
tte good work go ow, fnoada, for
ytm auuwi haw too amoh «f thw
raiaablo grain and forage. Bat
lUtlaooru will ha pwnchawd by
Biahwaad fatawrs. Much may
bo ould bat tha yawhaaara will bo
TMa aaoadrwt lady, lb« telorod I
w lf« of Mt. Adrian Onaohy, diodj
laat Taoaday, at tef hoaaa ia Hub
artel. Bbo taarwr Mud tea, •
tewawad tea La ad and a awaot
ttlilt tete orljr four day* old.
It ia (aiafaltjr aad Wa» « la
ted jrowag awtter ayinld
frwna later bate, bwt inora
painful to aitntaa, tte grtof of a
load tea ten 1 who la loaaad U>
•Hatoo >ad tear all tte grtof.
Bat tteaa la a plow wtera taoaW
Iwaarar aaaaa, aad wtew ten
wag te • feagpf Mtea af ted
»*to r«Ua aad nigaa
joaa all oar
to a ' <y 1*
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CeMMty Itoonl Of Education.
Tbe Count* Board of Education
met last Monday, pursuant to
call, and after the tranaaotion of
aqfiilar ruutiao bnaioeea, appor
tioned tbe ana of *8828.00 to tbe
different toarushipa aa foiIowa:
Rockingham townabip, including
Wolf Pit- 1892,80!
Mark’a Creak-.. 884.80,
Bmtct Darn-- 810.40,
Mineral Springe- 887JO,
Black Jack- 828.00,
Tba above apportion.ment *u
aeade upon a baaia of f 1.00 per
capita, of school pupil.. In July
last, an appori ioamentof 40 cent*
par capita wae made. Tbe total
apportionment for tbe year wae
*2.00 per capita—the largest we
• Teachers and utheie, haring
claims against tha Co. School
Fund can hare them cashed opon
presentation to me.
3. H. Walsh, C. 8. 8.
With a sad feeling and a heart
full of sympathy for a most osti-1
nsabl* and deeply bereaved moth
er, wv annoonca the death of
Claudius tiandford, which oocurr
•d on Friday night, the 16th, met.
My. Sandford waa a clever,
kind-hearted y.-uof man, who
loved bis mother, aud waa kind
apd respectful to everybody. He
had beau m had health for some
Warn, and hot for a mother's love
end watchfulness, might have died
months ago. Bet the kind atten
tions of friends cannot always
save, life, and at last, the end
naarn, and now Claud's spirit is iu
the spirit land. Hie mortal re
mains lie beneath the sod in East
tide Oeawtory, where they were
istei ted in UisysssMsata lam
lira burial services. Slowly the
ad crowd returned front the
tome and the new-made graver
wae moistened by a food mother's
tears, and eovwmd with beautiful
Miss Georgia Kay KseHillaa.
Miss MacMillan gave an enter
tainment la the Court House in
Rockingham laat Friday uight.
She had a good hutiee, aud as
dated by the Misses Cocker, Wh
talented end acoomplisbed musi
cieoe, gave a meet enjoyable en
Miss MacMillan is a lady of rare
culture, and as an elocutionist,
stands high in her chosen profess
ion. If you liava not heard her,
by all means embrace (be first
opportunity to do so.
The prwvieds wars given to the
uew Presbyterian charch, ituw in
procesa of ooaatrnctioa at Pee Dee
factory village. Ths atuouut real
iyed wae %--*
How to Prevent 1'tilckena From
It ia aai4 that if you will plan)
your turn! pa ia a rt«M>)« Said, a
abort dir fence from your dwelling,
tba chicken# will But And them.
But don’t forget to drira amall
Hakra around tba patch, eo that
tha fatally can And them whan
wanted for dinner. If wa had
land aaough, wu could try tba
Married o» the fiat, incTant, at
the raaideum of tha hride'e father,
Wm Ida Cudkmae and Mr. Char
ley June#. Tha Headlight am*
tende hearty ocogratutaUunc, with
beat wi*he« for the preeent and
fa tore hippitwk ut tba happy
Miaa Sarah McRae la quite eick.
John Wataod an tetrad aobool
Thera waa a dance at S. 0.
Chappell'* Saturday night, which
waa aujayad by all who attended.
Miaaaa Annie and Katie Baa*
Uak apart Sunday at Dr. Biatt'a.
lUaa BHaa Beatiek and Frank
•RMt Sunday at B. A. M«Baw’e.
’• ‘ftf? * 'Sr "' * ' ' '■
O*o. R. K. Lm'i birthday m*aj
appropriately ubaervad here bj
tha veteran* and daughter* of th<
Confederacy. Promptly at U
o’clock, the daughter! took u[
their liae of march from th<
Klondyke Hotel to the ooar(
houae, when tha veteran* wen
aaaembled. Kach danghUr had i
Confederate flag and their regalia.
On reaching the oourt houae ihej
were welcomed by the vetwram
writh oh cor*. Copt. Frank Ben
nett called (lie meeting to order.
Mr*. Kngene Little, in a very lov
able little talk, explained the ob
ject of the daughter* in prsaent
ingthe badge* of honor. Col.
Baonett than apuk* of Lee in
trnne that war* uot only eloquent,
bat touching. Thera vu one
aeatenoe that the Oul. made that
ought to be im proceed on every
Southern men and woman indelll
bly. He aaid, "that the Bowth,
in bringing forth auch a man aa
Robert Bdmund Lee, had accom
pli* bed aw act worthy of the
oauae.” Let every mother of
munmuua county teaen tin* to
b«r children. Thera waa one hun
dred and two 'jadga* received by
the daughter* and aa tba name*
of the applicant* ware called, the
veteran* • tapped to the front and
the badgea were pinned ou by the
daughter*. Th# following com
rade* of Richmond an* entitled
to badge*: Capt. Everett, M*j.
Stilly and my old friend Dan Gay.
Tbaae geutiemeu will have to ap
ply in paraun for their badge*.
Th* vote rant then aaaenilded in
front of the court houa* and were
marched to th* Kloodyke Hotel,
where a eumptou* dinner waa pre
pared for them by tba daughter*.
It waa Just auch a dinner aa the
ladiaa of old Auaon know how to
aerre. It waa, in every way wore
tjhyeA^Unaa^ God blaaa them.
ton tiring beiMLTfrr ry b o"el / got
happy. Vaierata and daughter*
mingled freely until the ending
of the moat memorable day in the
hietory of -tba U. D. C.
Small' pox scare about over, tho
diaeoao being confined to one par
The ahootiug of Gonxalea by
Liot. Guy. Tillman waa the moat
cowardly act ever enaotyd in the
South. "Shoot again you cow
ard," ought to be engraved in
marble and placed over tba grave
of Tillmm and hi* body plaoed in
South Carolina potter*field.
Kow* acaroa. People atill mov
ing in our town and more new
buildinfi being contracted for.
Go ahead. E. F. F.
Potatoe*, onions and oabbage at
H. H. Smith’s.
Oranges, applet and Ban*use at
H. H. Smith's.
Oh I the cold weather.
Him Lottie McDonald, of Ham
let, waa visiting Miaana Lola and
Coonye Biggan laat waste.
Mrs. Bryau, of Raleigh, was
Miaaaa Lola and Omnia Riggan
and Lottye McDonald were at
Mil. P. McDuffie's Thursday.
Ur. MeKiuuon left Thursday
night for Port Caswell, where hr
•a in the service of "Uncle Horn."
Uiss Connie Riggan spent Mut
arday night and Sunday with bet
sister, Mrs. MeDaflle.
T. O. Riggan spent Saturday
night in Hamlet.
Mr. J. D. Rolwrtena, of Raleigh
was a pleasant caller at T. O.
Riggan’s Saturday afternoon.
Mr. amt Mrs. W. p Wilke, an
moved over In Scotland.
Carload eotton seed hulls ami
■Mai jaat anivad at H, H. Smith'i
h. D.BOBUMOS, b. B. VILLI A Ml
Am lau Rsvava iasm
(MBm la Saab BwBdtag,
Push anew Bake eraekeia at H
K. li. Hi^., Norfolk, Va.,
ta vifitinaihia |<aranu at i
***■ W. R. Copy edge filled hie
uaoal appointment here lost Sun
MUe Maaiie Button has. been
right atek tfee past week, but we
are glad ahej is abU to lie at her
arork again, *■
Mr». Pittapn is on thoaick lint
Tbo little ^tighter of Mr. Au
d era in la varu low.
Mrs. C. E. phaw, we are glad to
note, is improving.
The e idowire are going a route
with thu young girls. Look out,
youug boya, if you’ll get left.
The feme affd no fence it all
the talk not tits way. Of coarse
no one wants! it. Schools are
Blueing on rapidly with full at
tendance. _ 7
Oh I the bhaltlfiil sleet, the first
*•’»• bad this Lae iijn.
Joo. S. Harrk made a basinets
Uip to Scotian|l last week.
Mr. and anu.lWill Chapul were
riaillnjt their llother, Mrs. Mc
f 1 U_a_I. _ « as«
w smvmm AQDIR
Lob were riaitu [ relative* at Led
Mr. acd m. \ C. Oilwon ware
visiting «r. ud «*' J. B Uitaon,
Sunday. . • ;
y a few
U quit* ohetinaftr io eeloctiug a
number from I . C. Dnubtlree
the deadlock ii our legislature
will have been fc ruken eiv tins j*
printed, but ovi ooily, “tenee et
teneoT,"—I hoi I, and aru held I
faat—iathe mot o of the friend*;
of <*aeh oouteeta it for tho »eaf.
A. H. McDi>ni)d.*pent laat Sun
day at Vaaa, liit-Vild home.
Mr. Sam BBia left Sunday
night fur McBaa; S. C., where be
ha* accepted a (ioaitinn with Mr.
E. 0. Whitaker, lumberman, of
Surveyor Jim McLoan, of Scot
land county, a|* nt aeveral day*
hera Laat week, aurvayiug live
Inuda to ho cultivated in water
melon* this year by Mr. Briuaon,
who will opermta quite an extan
•ive melon farm here, on land
owned by Merer*. J**. Blue aiul
J. W. Butler and other*.
Mr. and Mrt.O. M. BallienLine
vary pteaaaully entertained a low
friunds at their hospitable home
Mr. and Mr*. James Blue spent
Sunday in Bootlaud at Mr. P. H.
We bear of th* issuing of invi i
tat ions to attend s party at the
home of Mr D. T. Wallace Friday
Mrs. J. W. fVgs left a few days
ago for Durhatg on an ox tended
visit to relative** and friends,
tth* was accompanied by l»er ton,
Miaa Elliott, of Cntigrownie,
arrived last w«*k on a virit to Iwr
sister, Mr*. Duncan McPherson.
51. F. Long spent Hauday at hit
hum* in Bookiagham.
nr. Morris Wright, of Bootlaud,
wa* a visitor t« this city Monday.
Aypliaatlee wli be made to the Oew
erajMlaeemhly afglsnh Oarellaa at Its
•hatter dm Baah af HamWt vKa its
ystaatgal aAss a** plaat af Mum
In the turn at Warn 1st, MlshasOnd
This Pea. hi, M09.
p*« Dee No. 2.
JanvM Lowo and Gonie Roberta
of Wolf Fit, were visiting hero
Nr. Blake haa moved his family
fron* Moore county to this place.
Mr. John Sinclair and Mrs
Nora Thorns*, of Laurel Hill,
spout several day* with friends at
thii. place last week.
The homo of Walter King wan
tba scene of a pretty marriage last
Wedueadsy night, alien Fred W.
Maurice lod to the marriage altar
«ne of our must charming young
ladies, Kin Daisy King, The
esremouy was very beautifully
performed by Bar. D. C. Britt.
Tbe attending couples aero Mr.
Chaa. Brady, Mias Lela Sinclair;
Mr. Walter King, Mina Sue Allen;
Mr. Cliff Davie, Miss Julia King,
We wish for Mr. and Mrs. Maa
rioa a long, happy ami prosperous
On the same night at aliout II
o'clock, a Mr. McLean anil Mias
Cossin were married at tho home
of Mrs. Allen, by Rev. T. S.
Wright. They returned to their
home iu Raleigh Friday night.
May their lives lie pee00.
Some of the children are shut
iu with the mumps.
Thomas Williama spent several
days last week with his sister,
Mrs. Kirkley, at CIk-raw, S, C.
The writer spout several very
pluaaaut days with her sister iu
the country lsst week.
_ V. S.C.
The turnout Saturday night
wee very large. The houao waa
packed, and moat too deep. The
baodfuraiahed. torn* flue mutie
puhllc. . v/»~” “
Mra. Tutor baa bean right elck
for several day#. Hope aha will
•con be well again.
Mrs. Adrien Oraiahy i* very
Rocky Pork will bare to kill
another pig. One more weighing
660 lbe was put in the meat box
by J. W. O’Brien. Who eau beat
Our grand president ia getting
mighty old in hia line of huainoaa.
Everything look* black to him
and white to ua. l,»t ua bear
from Mr. E. P. P. again on this
•ubject. Roosevelt Will have to
some dowu by and Iry.
John Ingram and Miaa Bock
Gay were married Sunday even
ing. Rev. 8. E. Mercer joined
their honde together aud marie
them any 1 will, and we hope they
will, and he happy all-tbe day* to
come. Who will be uoxt? We
caunot at*it. theta now.
Hurrah for that Rocky Fork
pig! Ww are told hy tha owner
of that 000 pouuder thav it wax
only 14 mouth* old.
Borne of our good hunter* com
plain that the earth ia ao bad.y
Iroicn these time* that they can't
track a turkey any distanoc.
bloater Charlie Durkin*, of
Hotfnum, spent Saturday mid
Holiday witli W. M. Turner nud
The factory poud lia* lieen fro
*<•11 over, lint uo one dare* to veu
tore skating exoept the feathered
Mr. and Mia. Martin Oi'mon.
of Green Isik«, wore vial ting Mr.
and Mrs. ICIijxh Gibson at tliix
Murphy McNair, of Clwater
field, S. C„ oams to hi* father,
J. A. lieXairja house several days
**o, ou the aick list.
Mr*. R. P. Lanes, of Steele'*
Mill*, with her two youngest chil
dren, have been visiting friend*
bar* for aercml day* past. Hh*
returned home last Tbaraday.
Raw. S. B. Mercer filled hk
regular appointment litre Sunday
morning. Ha preached from lb*
Slat chapter and 10th erraaof tb*
hot* of Kxodwe, Hie regular sp
pointment for the year at this
p)*«», will be the third Suuday in
Elijah Gibson is now driving
the Coni jinny's wagon. He ia
•noeweded^ua night watclnunii l>y
hi* brother L. D Gibs* n, who will
move hia family her* in a few
day* from thetribaon Mill section.
Tbia necessary cliaugn brings W.
H. Murks into the mill at second
•mud over the spinning, which po
sition was recently nwigued by
The public school building at
this place ia now completed, nud
will be ready tor use ns roon ns
th# ncocseary furnishings are
available. The house is a good
comfortable building, 20 X 80 ft,
wi h stove flue. The work seems
to have been doun in workmanlike
manner end finished irp nccordir.g
u> ll >yle. Sultssiriber.
Tbe farmers ,uw preparing (heir
land fur anotlwr crv’p.
Ual> Everett ami family, from
IjiurioUurg, were visiting ln»
brother, Dr. A. C. Event!, last
Friday aim Saturday.
Rev. Mr. Jh:Ivin preached na a
giHid sermon at Xow Hope church
Dr. J. H. Will mins, m lost one'
of his plantation house* last weel.,
by fire. It was occupied by his
Miss Ethel Hliilock v.is visiting
our little town lust Sunday.
Wu are proud that we are get
ting along so well with our school.
E. W. Uauship’a shop urns
burned last Wednesday night. It
caught by fire heing left in it in
the afternoon. Everything was
I thank “Block Jack’’ for joio
^nWLsr?«go«d dual ot moving
in our sect ion now.
I will stop by giving my beat
wishes to Dm Headlight.
K. A. M
This is to give notine that ap
plication will be made to Die Gen
eral Assembly of North Carolina,
at iU present session, to mmtnd
the charter of Dm town of Until let. i
Board • f Commissioners of town
By E. F. Hester, Clerk to Board.
This January 7, lyotl.
TIid uiidrralgtied haring qualified
before llic Clerk of the Superior Court
of Klehniond Comity s* SdnilulUrainr
of the estate nf Anderson fictile, de
ceased, notice is hereby given to all
p moos holding claims ugnlnsLtaid «•*
late to prevent Lbeiu to me duly veri
fied on or before the first day of Jann
ary, IBiH. or till* notice will be pleaded
in liar of their r.-covery. f ill persons
indebted In «sd Citato will please
ranks Immediate payment to me
George If, .lirliol*
Admtnislrmtor of Anderson Mettle de
This December 31, 180?
Ledbetter's. Dear Headlight—
I will try to write to tho Chil
dren’s Column for the first lime.
I am going to school to Min Lila
Phillips and I like her very much.
T study second reodor, arithmetic
and spelling. 1 am 10 years oh
nnd will be eleven the twentinti
of May. Well, 1 will close to.
this time. Blue Eye.
Lannwrnen e. Deer Mr. Editor
I will write you a little letter for
tuy Aral time. 1 hove been fad
ing the other little boys and girls'
nice letters and 1 thought I would
joiu the hspjiy bond too. I um
going to school to Miss Lila Phil
lips. I study spelling, arithmetic
and tf.ader. I will close for this
time. Dsst w islies to the Head
light. Blnvin Gibson.
Rotkimihjlii. Dear Headlight—
As 1 am ont of school to-duy ou
account of haring a very severs
cold, 1 will wilts you S few lines.
Our school m going on again in
enrnest. M iss Joliunio Wall is
niy teschnr. I asked my Head
light friends once before to tell
us who first instituted trial by
jury, but no ono hat answered
>'«*• 1 just want to know real
bad. Your friend,
Rocelnshaii, Dear Headlight
—As I have nevtr written to the
paper before, I thought I would
write s ^>looo. 1 don’t tl^infr ^
fliVt, even with s Itashful boy, or
any other kind of one. 1 know
sums boys deserve to l»e flirted
with, but that is no mason why
we girls should degrude ourselves
by doing so. 1 think it is real
I Mid to h rout; |M»or boy's hearts by
being untrue to them. I long to
see the time wheu the girls of our
country will resolvo positively to
not koep coni|>sny with intemper
ate boys. Girls let us resolve to
«1<> all in i»nr power to reform the
yniiDg men end boys of our land.
Our parents have brought ns np
in the way we should go, aud I
am sure mine never taught nto to
flirt nor keep company with pro
fane nnd intemperate ls>ys. I am
only 18 years old and know bnt
very little about flirting, hut I
know that >t is a sill. 1 certain
ly do hope you will try to do bet
ter in tho future Ilian to flirt with
a bashful boy. I think more of a
bashful boy than I do of dudish
flirts. Blue Eyns.
] t /
If yon call onco ami do not And what you want do not
think I will not liavu it next time. I have now goods com
ing in every day, and if youiwaro not in one lot, they may
l»e in tho next. I havo determined to keep what the peo
ple wont. Ho continue to call and I assure you that you
will get fresh goo la at reasonable prices.
Big hit of "stnll” just ordered. They are all fresh
; from the factories or in ilia.
i. Give me a call before buying. I will make it to year
I BUY Be (•sT, Chicken* ansi i-nr. Corn, Pom
•ml almn.t anything the farmers raiaa.
your* to nerve,
With a Free Delivery.
Henry H Smith.
Behlrtd thw Coart Homo.
Tfcb h to giro aotfeo that appMoa
Uua alll !»• *a*4a to tha Oaaaral *•
»*»W| of Kortfc OaroMaa, at Ita pfoa
oat towkm, to aawwi tha ofearUt of
U>« Town of Rook Ingham.
Jtnaary l*tS, tm.
G'hawffo of Flue*.
By roqnoot, th» •xarciaoo which
won to ha«o Imon hold at Bt.
Paai’aehoroh, will (m hold at Oak*
'UU. Aoadomy, tv<or E. M Bo*
J. H. Waloh, C. B. H.