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_ROCKINGHAM. N. O, FRIDAY. JULY 14, 1905. ' No 17
Brief Items Gathered
From Many Places
For Busy People.
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Mb. B. X. Gregory h at Jack*
Uiw Annie Steele is viaiting at
Mias Blma War burton ia vi.it*
lug in Georgia.
Mr. Will Weill is here, Mlllug
to oar merabaoU.
Mr. Lsaka 8. Covington spent
last week in Virginia.
kin. W. P. Webb and children
are at Jaekson 8pringa.
. .. Miaa Mary Brlatow, of Bennett.*
villa, ia viaiting Miaa Hannah
Mian Lola Whitaker and Sue
Thomas left Wednesday for Asbe
Rev. H. H. Shepherd is viaiting
hit father, who resides at Pee Dee
Mr. 8. G. Wall and family an
. Spending the week at Bllerbe
j Spring., * *
Mrs. W. J. Whitaker and daugh
ter, Miss On are visiting Red
Mia GjWon.of Gibson, is vUit
. log her tieter, Mrs. Ed. Ljron, of
We regret to leeen that Mrs.
Wee. Satwietle ie on the sfefc list
Msesrs. W. P. Cole and Carl
Smith bsn returned from Mo
CoU’s, 8. C.
Mr. J. L. Galloway, of Steele's
township, was a pleasant visitor
Wemgrst to And oar old friend
Mr. W. 8. Powlkea oa the invalid
Mlmm Lockhart, of Wadssboio,
and Petty, of Gieeoeboio, are the
geests of Wm Lila Stanaill.
Mr. MeEeosie, of Florida, who
. ie vietting valaiiws in this Bastion,
was a pleasant visitor on Satar
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Fowlkes,
have mtarnad from Jaekson
8pnnge, wnerc the apeak a week
Mm. M. V. Melver who hee
base visiting her daughter, Mm.
E. L. M c Lrod, at c hers w hee re
Cotton, though a little off, la
still above ten cents.
Mr C, M. iiobbs baa enjoyed a
few days of this week at home.
The pool table and ten-pin ally
an being well patrouixed just now.
Miaa Hamer, of Mississippi, is
visiting her uncle, Mr. Juo. F.
We are having refreshing show
era now and vegetation is taking
on new life.
Mrs. C. B. Terry is eujoying a
visit to her son, M. E. Terry at
Mr*. R. L. Pocl and children,
of Elrod, an visiting Mrs. Pool's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. Guy.
The Mocksville Times tells ns
that Mine Mamie Steele is visitiug
tier sister, Mrs. Stewart, of Mocks
Mr. Jno. F. Hamer, who resides
near town, ie erecting a new dwell
ing on the site of the house recent
Our old friend, C. B. Terry, had
a delightful day last Sunday at
Max ton, the result of a belated
A. C. L. train.
An entertainment waa given in
the court house last night for the
benefit ot the Preebyterian church.
We an not informed as to receipts.
Rat. J. C. Mosseo, a Baptist
minister of Raleigh, has fitted up
a “gospel wagon” and is preaching
from it ill various parts of the
The touch of the paint brash pn
the Whitlock buHtkwgy TrtTW occh
pied by Mr. John Broach, is quite
an improvement to its general ap
Please let us call your attention
to the new ad. of the Everett
Hardware Company. It will par
you to inspect the stock at this
Mr. W". W. Thrower has resign
ed his position as machinist at
Pss Dee mill No. 2 and has gone
to Wilmington to aeoept a posi
tion with Hugn McRae A Co.
Mr. W. F. Qtbeon, of Scotland
county, an old time Richmond
boy of 1806 fame and one of Soot
land’s cleverest oitisens, and Mr.
Newton, of Marlboro, 8. C., spent
Wsdnesday in town.
Lorenxo Millar, colored, disd at
Sanford a fsw nights ainoo. For
years, be has been a putsle to the
medical frrternity, for tbs reason
that his heart was on tbs right i
side. He was 84 years old.
The Independent Oil Mill Com
peay, owning quite a number of
mills, with headquarters at Dar
lington, B. O., has gone into the
hands of receiver*, of whom Mr.
Bright Williamson is ebisf.
The now organ for Green Lake
oilanh woo taken to the church
on Wednesday by Mr. Boren
O’Brian. They had floe singing
thorn before don't know that the
organ will improve the music.
Wo learned from Mr. If. G.
Rioboloon, who, with hia bright
little son, 5sill Jr., wss hare Mon
day, that Bor. Wm. Black la eon
dotting a moot interesting and
profitable masting at Mt. Gilead.
Mr, A. B. Dooksry, who has
boon at horns for several days, has
mtarasd to Baiotgh, to bo with
Ms brother Mr. John 0. Dooksry,
sad assist ia bringing him homo,
Ifthonght advisable by hlspkysi
Faster Hall requests as to state
that Eon. B. If. Pngs will deliver
maddNSaattho Method let church
» lashiaghsm, oast Boadsy at 1
II o’oloob a. m., ia ths iatarsst of ;
lha Mrthadiot nrphsargs, at Bah- <
sgh, B. 0. Mr. Pegs Is an exeel- |
lent speaker, and will haw a 1
You can go to Charlotte on the
17th on the Gough excursion for
Mr. F. A. McDuffie, of Male**, I
was a pleasai t visitor on Weduea-1
Messrs. W. A. Gibson nnd Jos.'
L. McDonald were here on liusi*1
ness Inst Monday. |
Dr. Tom Cole and daughter, of i
Mt. Olive, are visiting their rela* |
tives and friends in this section.
Mrs. J. P. Little Jr. and chil
dren are visiting Mrs. Little’s
parent*, Copt, and Mrs. W. 1. j
The State penitentiary direc-;
tors have raised the price of con
vict labor from 75 cents to 91.25
Ttao McKIway-Caldwell contro
versy has culminated in a lawsuit
in which Mr. Caldwell is the de
Dr. J. H. Williamson and
Messrs. W. K. Croslund ami Henry
Rogers, all Wolf Pit farmers, were1
in town on Wednesday.
Au insect somewhat similar to
the boll weevil is playing havoc
with the cotton .in many sections
of this, and other States of the
Any young lady who desires
work in her community with which
to make some money to help de
fray her expenses at College may
inquire at this office.
New York had a race riot a few
days ago. These note are occur
in the North me
than in the South. What’s the
matter with the yauxees?
Co. Supt. J. R. Poole baa been
unanimously re-elected by the
Robeson County Board of Educa
tion. A worthy compliment to a
competent and worthy mau.
Any reliable young man or boy
who wishes to make some money
in hia community to help in pay
ment of board and tuition at
School may inquire at thia office.
We regret to learu from the
Robeeoiao, that Mr. R. T. Gaitly,
well known here, has eufTered from
aciataca, for several months. He
is now at the Highsmith hospital
Rev. M. N. Mclvor, Hon. Geo
Warburtou and the editor of the
Headlight are to attend tho Will
iamson Township Sunday School
Convention at Aberdeen church,
in Bootland oonuty, to-day.
Mr. Doc. Warburton left Tuee
day for Ae be boro, to teach a cor
net hand. Mr. Warburton is a
fine musician and an ill-round
clever man, and hes made a flue
reputation ae a teacher of braes
Memorial services in memory of
Stephen Wall, Jr. were held et the
Methodist ehnrcb test Snuday
night. Short telke were made by
the pastor, Rev J H Hall, Capt
W I Everett, F T Biggs and P C
We publish elsewhere to adver
tisement ef Littleton Female Col
lege to which we wish to cell
■pedal attention. This institu
tion has had a remarkable history
tod is ono of tho most successful
■shoots id the Booth.
Hr. H. 0. Watson has rented a
Mttags at Jackson Springe, and
»ill ooeopy it aboot the SOth ioet.
He wdl have with him, hie broth
)r. Mr. A. M. Watson and wife,
»f Thom Seville, Ga., and Mrs.
Ma. Bntwistle, of Rooking ham.
Mrs. Banter, tbs mother, and
iks Heater, the sister of oar Mr.
fom Hsetter, are his visitors.
4n. H inter enjoys the notoriety
►f having scan the King of Mag
and and of having bold President
Kooeevidt on her Jap when be wus
County ConiluiNMtwnrra Meeting.
. The Board all members
l»*ing present and after making
allowances to the poor, made u few
tax releasee and pasted the follow
‘ Ordered that Clerk to Hoard
notify the Carolina Distilling Co.
<1* list the value' of whiskey on
hand Jun» 1st.
On motion the Finance Com
• ‘.ittee is en powered to i.ire an
expert accountant to assist them
in examining the settlements of
l^x-Sheriff T. S. Wright.
Ordered that all persons who
iatve failed to list their, taxes be
allowed to list them with Clerk of
Uburd by paying a fee of 25 cents
on each return.
All tax listers made their re
fhrns aud they were accepted.
Ordered that Kx-SherilF T. S.
Wright be allowed until the first
Monday iu August to make settle
Mrs. A. J. Williams. .
The subject of this notice was
Mis* Sullio McIntosh, daughter of
Mr. Daniel McIntosh, of Cheraw,
S C, who was married to Mr A
Jerome Williams about four years
ago. She was a moat excellent
Christian woman, who lived well
und-died in full assurance of a
hums where storm clouds never
comesud death la unknown. She
lis.< red long and suffered much,
but bore all with humble resigns*
ti'' ‘ i Him who doeth all things
w- :•?» all* rrsv-. *• iftvvted wife, u
devoted church member and a
good ueighbor. About a month
before her demise her sweet little
babe preceded her to the spirit
laud. The other child left, n
manly little boy about three years
of age, ia left to solace the grief
of of the bereaved father. On
Friday, July the 7tb the spirit of
Mrs Williams was borne s'way by
the angel messengers to the
heavenly city, and on Saturday
her remains were interred in the
Pleasant Orove oemetery. Our
sympathy goes out to the bereaved
husband and little sou. May a
kind, heavenly Father deal gently
with, and impart divine solace to
Hnt. W K. Garrett.
The subject of this notice, the
beloved wife of Mr. W, E. Garrett,
a former Richmond boy, brother
of onr Dr. F. J. Garrett, wae Miss
Flora McNeill, of Red Springe,
the daughter of Mr. and Mr*. Jas.
McNeill. About four year* ago
•be wae led to tbe hymeneal altar,
a beautiful bluahing bride, by
bim whose heart bleeds at every
pore, aud whose only consolation
corns* from a loving Father, who
gives grace to bear up under the
sorest afflictions visited upon His
This editor met Mrs. Oarrett
but once, and this at her home,
where ahe presided with queenly
dignity, and a hospitality that
wae uumeasured. She was a noble
woman and charmingly attractive.
For years she had been a devoted
■amber' of the Presbyterian
church, fn which faith she lived
and died, and whils ths bereaved
mourn her demise, we have no
doubt that her happy spirit is at
•west rest, in ths mansion prepar
ed for God’s faithful ohildrsn.
3bo suJfsrsd much and long but
bora all with humble submission
toGbd’swill. Shs Isft a sweet
little babe 7 weeks old and a
btight little boy about three yean
old. Our sympathy is with the
bssuand in unstinted measure.
May ths benedictions of bsavea
rest spin ths family and the balm
uf heavenly consolation b# ad
ministered to their bleeding
Hepli' to Sir. Lntlicr.
Althjigh not skilled in legal
lore. I hope to show roy friend
Luther, and the general public,
thnt he, and the Covington -cor
respondent of the Anglo-Saxon,
know !.•« little a'.tout law ae I do,
even if one or both may be town
I ship magistrates. If you • will ’
[refer to “Public Lows of HXW,'’!
page 1040, you will find the fol-1
j lowing word*: • . I
“Chap. 001—Sect. 1. When-!
over there is a vacuiicy^existing in!
the office of coroner in any couuty
in the State, nnd it should bn
| made to nppear by the affidavit of
J some responsible person that the
: deceased probably came-, to lug
| death hy the criminal act or de
j fault of some person, or persons,
i it shall be the duty of the Clerk'
of the .Superior Court before whom ]
the affidavit is made, to appoint
some suitable person its special 1
coroner to - hold an inquest over |
the body of th? deceased.”
Now, there was no vacancy in
the office of cproner, and, had
there been, how could magistrates
appoint a special coroner? Now,;
gentlemen, cite us to better law, i
or “throw up the sponge.” aud,
acknowledge your error. If you
can refer me to better law than is
here cited. I’ll yield the point I
Still bald that the inquest alluded
to was illegal aud without law or
Peg Leg Daniel Gay.
i'bere wee \nmjmaAu served at
S. J. Webb’s Saturday night, of
course all the young people were
there, and had a fine time.
Miss Mary McKenzie, of Scot
land county, speut several days
here with her aunt, Mrs. Alice
Webb. She returned to her home
J. R. Dawkins lost a fine milch
cow lost Thursday, which he val
ued at 86 or 40 dollars. We re
gret bis loss very much.
Ten cent cotton has again
stimulated great energy among
the fanners of Beaver Dam, thia
being manifested daily by one,
two and three-horse delivery
News was circulated that there
would bn a pic-nie at the Qihaon
old pond last Saturday. We
learn that only two or three per
sona attended and that they were
unprepared for the noon hoar.
This village was well represent
ed at Ellerbe Springs on the 4th.
Some of them thought the day
was too short, hut some of them
caught a soaking before they
Hev. A. J. Groves began a pro
tracted meeting here Monday
night. It ia too early to ascertain
the progress of the meeting, bnt
we hope it will be well attended,
and that the outcome, at ite con
clusion, will be worthy of note.
We thought that the big gun
had been fired of! at Ellerbe on
the 4th, and that everybody would
rest easy, but aince then we can
hear pio-nio, pio-nic on every side.
No, you can’t satisfy them. I
guest yon will hear from us later.
Mrs. Jerotba Ballard, who hsa
I been in failing health for a long
time, peacefully and quietly de
parted this life laet Tuesday. Hsr
remaiut wars laid to rest at Hick
ory Flat burying ground on Wed
nesday. Rav. A. J. Oroves con
ducted Hm burial aerviee.
Young C Morton Dead
Mr. Morton died last night
about eleven o'clock in the
Richmond County Drug
Store, from heart trouble.
He appeared to be in usual
health throughout the day, *
but was slightly indisposed
after supper, but not enough
so to prevent him from go
ing to his store. At about.
10:30 last night lie closed
bis store and started home,
and becoming weak, and
troubled with shortness of
breath, lie with some diffi
culty reached the drug store, •
which was about two hundred
yards from thestoie of I'urr
Morton. In an incredibly
short time I>rs. McPhail and
Webb were on baud and
ministered to the sick man,
but all efforts to relieve him
failed, and in about twenty
minutes lie died.. Mrs. Mor
ton came up just before he
died, but was taken back
home. Quite a crowd gath
ered at the store, and every
body seemed anxious to aid
in relieving the patient.
jut. Morton, though orig
inally an Ansonian, has
been a citizen of Richmond
fc- a number of years. He
was, in politics an uncom
promising Populist, and was
as such, elected to represent
Richmond in the lower
branch of the Legislature,
which duty he performed tr>
the best of his ability. His
career here was especially
notable for standing, as be
thought, for the right, aud
refusing laige compensation
to vote contrary to his con
Mr. Horton, like other
men had his faults, but his
virtues outweighed these,
and he was regarded general
ly as a fair, square, honor
able man. He was a mem
ber of the Raptist church.
The Headlight’s warmest
sympathy is with the bereav
If the party who lost a package
tied up in paper, and containing
■onto money, eome eamplee of
dress goods, eto, will call on Mr
C C Taylor, at the Evorett Hard
ware store, describe same, and
leave 26 cte for publishing this
notice, he, »r aha, can get tbs
Exway, N. C.t July 10th, 1906.
Will you please announce in
your valuable paper that the sec
ond annual pio-nio will be at Ex
way on Satnrday, July 29. Every
body invited, and to bring a well
Milch cows for sale. Address
E. C. Thomas,
Rllerbe, N. 0.
The Charlotte and Riohssond
excursion which pssees here on
the 18th, will be patronised by
several yf oar town people.
We learn with msoh sympathy
of the illness of that good, noble
old ebriatico voana Mrs. Disc