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banking baaiaaaal and aolisit the
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todlTidaala ol budoipk cad adjuiaio?
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STALL ON ANSI"
1 APRIL DAY" I
By Peter Mr-Arthur q
(.M'.jii, IS"?, fy; Vfrr JlrJrl'mr $J
.Y ISANDAU, lnul cried her
j -.,; wny to a solution of her dlltl-
culty. She Imtl washed out
tho truth with tears, nnd.
sep;- limitly i'i.mii. t.. an Ifrrvocablo
.ni Hisifin, slir ilrli'il lire i-yrn au'l act
I on lu'l- iU'r-M,i:i.
"1 alway IIUi.l lliirrj'." "1p mH
it, !. "Init lio wou'.l torment t!i" llfo
.1 ,4 r.- if I i:;arri. .1 him. I liae no
tr..: of l.lm liov, ami If I may Jmliio
i (i... I'xpi'rti'i.ro of my married
'. 1 would liave f till less ijfter I
::'!::, Mm. IVsMe.j, l.e never thluka
.. !,tt. ;iil,.i::i that every vo-
. I,::t Jiwt tal:.'! It for
1 that If lie ! sail-.tl.t I should
.', ii l-i 1,1, i.vii t.inlt, aiul ho
a' ti:e een ..il"iiL-1'a."
tliU l:-.-"t r.-ia.irk she ultl a
: i.jkI a.!':re ,-,l it t Mr. Ilen-..i-i!y.
It4 contents vre about
. ' t : . v ; H' ' ii.,wi,',li'v In tlip end
i el .'ii:t' rla.,t. Hei'tnK ihnt you
I.. h i C.-PCIJ r in- a Jrleu.l. I nm,
;,i..:. : , 0;p .uk-. ,,i:y, .MA V.
TT . iitaint-.it this e'tielti.svt epla-k-..
,. k another sh.vt of ..ii er and
. 'a a U;t;i mi'.e v. iih tlio wonln:
T'vt t.lil v r,s u Imnler letter to write
! i; i;:,. th.-r. flv i .l'l.i.-d at the end
f I. r i. a r.'j l l.lm.:.. d furioiwly as sho
iilutriil n she laid writ-
e.ir-." pt'.e said to lier-
iful never pre-.ithii'd
1 s.ititi.tltaes llioiiKlit
. l:nn'.:.le as ho pre--s
v,-i,it,dii't hurl, l.at
-vi:! his att.'iitl.ins uow
l!!:e!y to irt down In n
s nfter wo nro iimrrled.
i a ;"...,1 home to MTer
.'.;r : ho will make mo ft
and." Then she ttnlslnsj
t:; slno our
ivirir to t --It y,"i th.it
st oJ. T.il th-n l-o-
I, -Iter liatTledlv lest
h.-r ni'mt mid then
ir. Willi,,..! Sir.iMt
i miiM and s.Mit t.,.th
, tl.o bed
ii.iC ::. Harry Kenneily
: :: il :, all at the lireak
; ,'ii ' ooetiod May's note
uf ,:-."r I'Xiwtuney. he
i .- i i'r.ieii rlK'id.
; i.ir.Lior came to his
'..e iniiiniiliisl to himself,
w.-ialil.sl iiis pareh, d Iip.s:
:.i -o sudden:"
ti.e l. tiii' over euivfnlly
le, eiiiani(sl the le'.dress
,'ii n iViod of anijer swept
....:-, !f 1. 'ly. "I vowel
win le t, and I :im not
up. She viil have to d!
her own voleo and that a
hill. WKAJ.r.n THIS I.tTTTT'-IU
rush to liny to plead Ids case at that
I, -,i:r he stall, il to walk to his oilieo In
113 l:d t-'Il-i er i,s c.e.ild well be Iiiuik
l.ivd. I'.ut t t wan one of those foriu
nnt mcu who arc apurrcd to higher
nchluvt laent by every repulse and who
never yield weakly to defeat, and, boat
of i 11. lie was usually good featured
ot.d did not lot things worry him. In
coiiswjtiotiee tl:o rapid walk worked
otf th savaprery of his mood, and he
was a till to lieelti work without any
outward aitra of his Inward displeasure I
except perhaps a more caustic tinxa to
the huiuor v.iOi which ho habitually
gnol'd hw frleuls and custouiers. Be
liiK busy rioat of the forenoon, ho bad
no chance to think much of hla trouble
or to lay down any plan for bis futura
campaign with May, but he certainly
was not expecting a call from his rlTal,
and his surprise was (treat whon he
was going out to luncb to have his en
emy come along wearing a moat aa
"How do, Harry!" Strong exclaimed
cheerily, extending his band.
"Hello!" said Hurry with affected
good humor, though Strong was about
the last person on his visiting list that
be wanted to see just then.
"I thought I would come around and
ask yon to come and have lunch with
me," said Strong. "It ! a long time
since we bare had a chat."
"I am your man," said Barry cheer
fully. "Lead the way."
They were well on with their lunch
before anything happened to show the
andercurrent of feeling that existed b
ttrri'D t! em. They bad confined the
I j ir.t-r . laeakn.at, aud ns he eould not ;
1 . ;..! -I - I nil I
3 hjM !
HI! 5iU !
1('. i ,r-- i&
svwMnaiMiistlJtMi4. . TfcSi titaatsm,
cTmvcrsaTtbn 16 commonplace,' biit at
Inst the nnme otfMny wna mentioned. I
"The little fool!" psilnlmol Ilnrry
l.etly, or be was so iic'iiaioiuod to ex- '
HE lltHlST VNTO A ROAR OF IiArOHTEB.
orclsitiK lilt authority nm her that ho
felt that what sho needed was a good
old fashioned scolding.
"I beg your pardon," said Strong with
a preat assumption of dlpnity, "but I
object to having yon refer to Miss Ran
dall in such tonus."
"l!y what right?" asked Kennedy In
an ciaspornUng tone.
"The right of an alBunccd husband,"
Bald Strong rashly.
"Slnco wlienT asked Kennedy In
tones still more exasperating.
"Plnco this morning."
'Then yon have seen her this morn
ing?" ".No, but I had proposed to her, and
this morning I got this note." And be
banded it over to Harry with an exult
The iuiek wlttert narry read tlio few
lines that his rival showed him because
tlio natural meanness of his disposition
made him want to gloat over turn
whom he had dcfeatid. As be road hla
eye rested for a moment on tlio date
Urn , and then a great Inspiration ciuue
to him. Ilo burst Into a roar of laugh
ter that nttractisl tho attention of the
other dlnors lu Uio restaurant aud
made Strong pale with anger.
"Why-why." statu red tho self
conscious hyiKicrlte. "what do you llnd
so funny in that left. TV
"How many hats with bricks In them
did you kick on your way down townY"
Mi.rry asked, whllo hla eyes sparkled
"WVsjt do you iiKimV"
"Have you picked np any purse with
atr! axs tied to them?"
"What nru yon driving utf
"Have you overlooked the fart that
tills is April fool's day and that this
noto was written so tltatyou would got
Strong's faco tnmed positively green,
mid his attempt to poohpooh Harry's
Insinuation was a Hat flillutv. He sud
denly recalled all tho practical Jokes
that May had ever played on him, but
forgot tlrnt thoy had twen mostly In
spired by Harry.
"Well, you are easy," said Harry.
"Now, I suppose you intend going up
there t.'nlht to let her say April fool
to you. I have no doubt It would 'In
terest' you, as e!a: says."
"But yon suroly don't think." said
Strol l nervously, "that Miss IQlndall
wonld Joat with so sacn.il a subject."
"My dear follow, that only goes to
show t ow llttlo you know of Miss Han
tb.ll." "i:ut tnt"
Harry eaw that ho had .his rtval.dls
trcssed and resumed tho attack on otn,
"If you have tho nerve to go up and
eali ou Miss Randall tonight In tlio
face of that. I'll buy yon the best din
ner in town tomorrow,"
"Who said I was going to rail on her
tonight?" exclaimed Strong hotly ns
be Hung himself out of lha restaurant
"Well, that pnts him out of tho wny
for awhile," said Harry to himself.
"Wild horses wouldn't drag him np
Early that evening Miss Randal! was
shocked to be lnfonwd that Harry
Kennedy wns In tho parlor waiting for
her to come down;
"What Impudence!" sho exclaimed.
"Hut that will give mo an excuse to
give him such a dismissal as bo de
serves." When May entered the parlor wrth
all the dignity she conid assume, Har
ry greeted her with, a, teasing laugh
"Sir:" she exclaimed frigidly. Harry
laughed more loudly titan before.
"Oh, you needn't think." he said,
"that you could steal a march on me
liko that I didn't overlook the fact
that this to April fool's day, and your
little Joke about giving me the mitten
Is no good."
"But I meant every word of ltl" she
"Well, I haven't accepted it, and
that's where I April fool you."
May flounced across the room, too
angry to make any reply.
"You see, If you hndii't tried to April
fool Strong, too, I wouldn't hare tried
to get back at yon."
"I April fool Will Strong!" she cried.
"What do you mean?"
"You sent him an April foot accept
ance of his proposal, didn't yon?"
"I did no such thing. I sent him an
honest acceptance, and If yon were a
gentleman yon would not atay where
yon are not wonted. He may be here
Diaests what yon eat
This preparation contains all of thJ
dlireatanta and digest all kinds of
food. It gives instant relief and neve
fails to cure. It allows yon to eat al.
the food yon want. The mostsensltlve
stomachs can take It. By Its use many
thousand of dyspeptics have been
cured after everything else failed. It
Is unequalled for ailatooMCfe troubios.
It ean't kola
bat 4o you got
lMiawoglyb r.ci. irrwrrr si. ,tht
yi l. bnittlootUiaH atnoa ttiatoa. aaaa.
Tor sale by W A Uniiirwood.
. . sJ.V'J3.Ai,l:.i.il .-,1
7 IM I
To Cure a Cold in One Day
"Hf-eVlnK your pardon, mndnm. Will
StronK will not re r.cio tLta overiintr.
i0 )pll suppose bo wants to frtve yon ft
to IiuikIi at him? 1 assure you i
he Is t-Ki lor.iii've for that."
"l!ov do you know so union about
what he thinks?"
"Wo had lunch together today, aud
he showed me your note."
"And lie believes I wrote It as an
April fool Joke?"
"Ho certainly did when xve parted."
"Oh. I'll never forgive him!"
"That's good," said Harry wllh mock
humility. "But I am goiug lo bo better
nntured. I am going- to forgive you
freely for the shock you gave mo be
fore I remembered it waa the 1st of
"But I don't want your forgiveness.
I don't want to talk to you."
After a few minutes' silence Harry
went over to the sofa where May was
sitting and sat down beside ber.
"May," lie whispered.
nor ouly reply was a shrug of bet
"Can I never mako yon understand
how much I love you?"
"You love to boss mo and tyrnnnlzo
"Can't yon understand that I atn do
ing that now because I will never have
a chauco after wo are married? I am
ono ot tho sort of follows that a girl
like you will twist around ber linger,
and It is because I know it tbat I pre
tend that yon can't boss roe at all."
"Oh, I know how you can talk."
"Hut if I do torment yon I wonld
never let anybody or anything elso do
"If he took thnt for an April fool
Joke, I'll Just let It be one for him,"
she exclaimed Irrelevantly.
"That's right," said Harry. "It Is
getting late now, nnd if he were com
ing he should bo here now."
"I'll give him until 0 o'clock," she
"And may I wait?" Harry asked.
"Yes, if you will not talk any more
Harry promised, but finally sn!d thnt
there had been no prohibition aliout
singing. Ho wont to the piano and be
gan t- slug the songs sho loved in a
clear tenor voice whllo he accompanied
himself ou tho Instrument. Presently
she relented nnd offered to play his ac
companiment. He chose songs that
"MAY," HE WHISPERED,
were sweet nnd touching, and before
the tltno limit bad expired they both
felt Instinctively that they understood
one uuoUior as never before.
At 0 o'clock May roso and penned a
note to Will, saying that since he had
susieTtod her noto to be an April fool
Joko ho might still continue to think It
one. Then she canto back to Harry lu
a way that showed that his strong na
ture completely dominated hers.
"Of course tbat settles his case," said
narry plaintively, "but still you do not
"April fooir she Bald mischievously
as she put up her face to be kissed.
"April fool yonrself," said Harry rap
turously, "for you wore sure yon did
not lovo me."
rte!pd Him Along.
"Then there Is snch a thing as heart
failure, Is there, doctor?" said the
hai'.tbiome young widow.
"Certainly, madam," responded the
bashful young physician. "The record
of tho profession are full of
"It's a perfectly unnecessary disease.
Isn't it, doctor?"
On this hint he spake. Chicago Record-Herald.
TO STAMP OUT RABIES.
"Muizlc all the dogs in Chicago
for a period of six months and there
will be no more rabies," said Dr. A.
Lagorio of the Fosteur institute of
"There could be no better time
than the present for such a step,
became it is during tho winter and
early spring that rabies is most easi
ly spread. Contrary to the super
stition that the summer months are
the ones during which a dog is most
liable to become 'mad,' there are
few genuine cases of rabies devel
oped at that time. Warm weather
seems to kill the rabies germ, while
it thrives during the cola months.
"It is not so mucb to prevent peo
ple from being bitten tiiat I would
suggest a muzzling measure, but to
prevent the spread of the disease.
A rabid dog is capable of inoculat
ing another animal as much as
eighty days before he show any
pronounced symptoms, and during
that time he may bite a great many
"An absolute order that would
provide for the muzzling of every
dog in Chicago would wipe out every
trace of rabies within three months.
I am inclined to think that such
move will be necessary within a
short time." Chicago Tribune.
Poets aa They Come and Se.
"The great poets are born," re
marked the sententious "person.
"Yes, and they are also dead," re
plied the editor wearily. Philadel
la Two Pays,
THE HEWITTS AT SEA.
The principal incident in Allium
Hewitts life was in 1844 when lie
,l l-:,1u-,ir,l fooner were east adrift
in a leaky boat from the iineket Ala
bama, which was wrecked in a liereo
Btn. sono offer lenvino tho Med
iterranean for New York. He show
ed so high an order of heroism on
h.it occasion thnt the f ooners took
him into tho bosom of their family,
the iovoiv oauy, aaugiuer 01 im
house, giving hfm her heart nnd
hand. It was that awful experience
at sea that caused ilr. Hewitt in lat
er years never to risk the lives of
the several members of his family
iu a single vessel when a voyage to
Europe vm to be miulo. Wife, sons
.,,1,1 Aioiditers would sail on differ
ent steamers and meet on the other
side. A few other heads of families
have adopted these tactics in imita
tion of llr. ICowitt.
Two Old Proverbs and True Ones.
Whon lw. returned from his first
boxing bout in Portland, Ore., James
J. Corbctt, tho ex-champion pugil
ist, was asked by his father, ''How
did it turn out?" Being told that
i hi. il, -ht was a financial failure, he
advised the youthful pugilist to re
main ut Home iu mo iiituro. ne
.,,.M,il.r mo lad." ho said, "there's
mi old proverb nnd a true one, 'A
rolling stone gainers no moss.
Siv months later Corbctt boxed Kil-
rain in New Orleans, and when lie
came, homo his lather again ap
proached him. This time he replied
that he had made a lot of. money
and paid him $50 ho had borrowed
on a previous occasion. ''Well, me
lm " mid Poo f'orhott. "remember
there's nn old proverb and a true
one, it s uio roving nee wm gvio
the honey.' "
Wouldn't Buy the Chair.
When the new furniture was
bought for tho cabinet room, tho
president told the cabinet members
they could have their old chairs for
$5 apiece if thoy wanted them. Gov-
awny, and tho president fixed tho
nominal price on the handsome nm
l..,,f,.nv ,-le.irs. thinkin? that for
sentimental reasons the cabinet
members would like to pot tho
chairs as souvenirs of their service.
All the members of tho cabinet re
sponded with alacrity nnd sent their
five dollar cheeks, except Secretary
Hoot. Not being sentimental. Sec
retary 1,'o.it said ho really was much
obligi-il. but didn't think lie would
invent in any secondhand furniture.
Weak Baby, Tough Man.
Though ninety-four years of n?e,
Admiral ri.r llenrr Keppcl is still
an indefatigable traveler and at
present is traveling as Iar away irom
nomo as SinuaDorc. His lona and
active life started inauspieiously.
At tho time of his birth he waa
thought to be dead, nnd in hU ntito-
biogrnpliy Sir Henry lvcppc-1 says
that ho was "deposited in mv fa
ther's foot pun to he interred iu u
garden nt the buck of the house, not
being entitled to a berth in conse
crated ground." Fortunately before
it was too late m.s nurse uiscovcreu
that there was life in tho "small
thing," and today at a great ago Sir
Henry is still hale and hearty.
Sorry He Paaaed Up the Student
Dean Fuertes of tho College of
Civil Engineering at Corncil, who
died recently, was frequently gruff,
though he had the kindest of hearts.
A recent graduate tolls of going to
tho ollice of "the Moge," as every
one called liim, to see whether hu
had been successful in nn astronomy
examination. "The Moge" knew
whet he wanted, and the student
wan greeted as follows: "Wank, I
passed you. God forgive me!"
New York Tribune.
A Family Event
One of the largest families in St.
Louis thnt of Arthur W. Becker
is joyously celebrating the birth of
a baby girl. This is tho first time
in 140 years that a girl has been
born in tho family. Tho grandfa
ther, J. Becker, had five boys, nnd
his father, Jacob Becker, four male
heirs. The father of Jacob Becker
had no sisters and no daughters,
and none of his sons had any daugh
Elephants a Roadmakers.
A new road for transport by auto
mobile is being constructed in the
Kongo 1'rce State, and at present it
extends 450 miles. The method pur
sued is simple enough. All that is
done is to drive a herd of forty ele
phants three or four times over the
track marked out ny me surveyors.
They lovel down obstructions as ef
ficiently as a steam roller.
A Wlf. Freak.
The following paragraph appears
in a will recently lodged for probate
in Melbourne: "I bequeath unto my
dear son John the feather bed, bed
stead and wire mattress used by
him for his own nse absolutely, and
he is to divide with his brother the
oil painting of their mother's fa
There is a certain confectioner 'i
shop at St. MoriU, Switzerland, which
all the notabilities during the sea
son are in the habit of visiting about
4 o'clock in the afternoon. Last
summer Mme. Nordica went there
one afternoon, and when the coffee
for her nartv waa unreasonably de
layed she set out to investigate the
cause. To a man in front of the
counter where every one helps him
self to the kind of pastry he wants
she said in German t "Why don't you
bring our coffee? I im worn out
"Madame," came the reply in the
suavest of French, "I would be very
clad if I eould, but I have nothing
to do with the place.
He was a Banian count and in
the course of thing was presented
,. "The Thespian savi he is leading
man in revival ol Unci Toms
"Yfl. I7e leads the bloodhoosda
In the street parade." kineas
They Wanted to See a Bigger Mall
Than the Prealdent.
Representative Fitzgerald of New
York had tho pleasure of escorting
a bride nnd bridegroom "two con
stituents of mine," as ho designated
them about the city tho other day.
They had como to Washington on a
wediling trip from Brooklyn and
were desirous of seeing all the
sights. After tho rounds hod been
nintla Mr. Fitzecnld threw out his
chest wit'ii eomo pride that he could
make such an oiler and men re
marked with careless recklessness,
"If you would like to sco tho presir
dent of tho United States, I will
take vou to tho White House and
introduce you." Not the slightest
interest was awakened by this offer.
Tho brido looked at the bridegroom
with a quizzical expression of indif
fnrencc. and tho bridegroom waved
tho offer asldo with a doubtful shako
of his head. "We don't know who
thn nrnsident is." he doclarcd in the
broken English of a Norseman, "but
we would mucn iiko to see oenaior
ICmilo N'olson. lie. wo know, is the
biggest man in tho government."
Mr., Fitzgerald lost no time in call
ing Senator Nelson into tho marble
room, and there the bride and bride
groom were completely hoppy talk
ing their native tonguo wiin me
ctotoomnn from the northwest.
Washington Cor. New York Trib
He Knew It Alk
Ti, ,.ii. , m l.v the ntntne
of Albert Tike, the father of Scot
tish Iiito Masonrv, author and poet,
thnt stands at tlio junction of In-
-i f -i t T; u
aitina avenue ana u euei-i. i mo
wore long, flowing hair that is faith-
"wot, na rrr ma dcftaloeb."
fully reproduced in the bronzo. A
party ol tourists under the charge
oi a man who knew it all came by.
"There." said the iruide, "stands
the statue of William F. Cody-
good old Buffulo Bill."
"V, hat dul ho do tnnt no aeserves
a statue?" asked a young woman in
Do!'' repented the guide, with
fine scorn. "Why, he fit tho buffa
loes." Washington Cor. New York
Feed pale girls on Scott's
We do not need to give all
the reasons why Scott's
Emulsion restores the strength
and flesh and color of good
health to those who suffer
Jrom sick blood.
The fact that it is the best
preparation of. Cod Liver Oil,
rich in nutrition, full of healthy
stimulation is a suggestion as
to why it does what it docs.
Scott's Emulsion presents
Cod Liver Oil at its best,
fullest in strength, least in
Young women in their
" t jens " are permanently cured
of the peculiar disease of the
Shod which shows itself in
;;il encss, weakness and nervous
ness, by regular treatment
with Scott's Emulsion.
It is a true blood food and
s naturally adapted to the cure
of the blood sickness from
which so manj young women
We win ha glad to suaf
a aaapw I any aunartr.
R Mrra ttat Oil nfe1 la
a uttm ot a labci
n-rp-f ot every
avnuHKM r 1 an.
SCOTT A BOWNB,
oq Pead St. Naw York.
Stylish looking, good fitting and
long wearing, $3.50.
Plenty oi other styles all the way
down to $1.25.
W sell GOOD SHOES at low
price, that is why we tire the largest
shoe dealeo in this section.
Yon it truly,
W. D. STEDMAN CX CO
TOK 8ALK 10ft bushel Wood's
Miss Ida. M. Snyder,
T uara a tke
Brooblya t aa End Art Clah.
" If women would pay mora atUntloe to
their health wa would have ore happy
wives, mothers and daughters, and U they
would obterv reaulti they would find
(hat the doctors' prexripuoni do not
perform the many cum they an Jives
- In consulting with my drugjbt ha ad
vised McElrec'a Wins of Carduiarid Thed.
ford's Black-Draught, and so I lock It and
have every reason to thank him lor a new
life opened up to ma with restored health,
and It only took three months to cure me."
Wine of Cardui is a. regulator cf the
menstrual functions and is a most as
tonishing tonio for women. It cures
scanty, supprosacd, too frequent, irreg
ular and painful menstruation, failing
of the womb, whites and flooding, it
is belpfhl when approaching woman
hood, during pregnancy, after child
birth and in chaiiss of life. It fro-
Suently brings a dear baby to homes
lat have been barren for yean. All
druggists have $1X0 bottles of Wine
cd in a certain mortgage deed axeeutert
io Wilev Ftueh mortgage by J ' Birk
heau and wife Hattie Birkhead on the
Jlst day of Feb. 1900, 'o secure the
payment ol a certain oouu uranu u.-
: -. 1 ... I. .t, -mlA iHnrl,aim fined IB
duly .ecu. ded in the office of the Reg-
n...,.l. for M.nHnlnh eonBIT in
u..nl. n-i .ua iaa anrl ftjlfunlt havitia
bi-en made, in the payment rf aid
bond a provrieu id aaiu iuui,kk
deed, 1 w.H sell at public auction to
II1B11IRI1WI u.U'iw, -" , ' - "
oomt house in Asbebore, N, l- on
Monday. April oia, iuo, v Y j
M. the lnaa ronveyei mm uumnum,
in nin motiKBgtt aa ionw-, n.
loll, ing the lands of W H Mormg, 1 1
.a . k.n;nnini, m atone on the
south' side of the Vwharrie Koad,
notihflOdeg 'ast. o i- poire w
black oak, now down the Marsh onrn
er; thence south on o'd line 23 dag eaat
71 poles to a stone; tnenee norm oi ueg
west 40 1-2 poles io a atone on the John
i ., ...... .n bbM linn north
3 1-2 w rt 4-1 1-2 poles to the beginning,
containing 16 1 4 acr more or 1. as.
y. i; waue, i Aommin'aiun
J.-cn Kusb, ) Wiley Rosh, deed.
Tin March Srd, 1903.
FUvlnir nil . lifted aa rzeOutriX ot th
last wlii arid tostament ol M. B. Leaoh,
nil persons indebted to said estate are
requested tuniaiaimuisuiB.1 jimjiuaui,
and all iiersous holding claims agaiuat
a.wl n.tHio are hereby notified to pre
sent tbe same to the uu.lersigned on or
bef. retbe 2Cth day 'f Feby. 104, or
this not ce will be pleaded In bar of
Ilia i-iiMltm, itfw.
Honoba K. Lkacii, Exroutrix.
The Asheboro Toultry Yard, owu-
ed bv J. M. Rich, has egg settings ot
f 1.00 for 13 eggB of White and Bar
red I'lYinotith Kock ana mack uinr-
shang chickens. All these chickens
took first and second premiums at the
North Carolina 1'oultry Association
J. M. RICH, Trop.,
Asheboro, N. C.
WITH YOUR EGGS
Highest Market Prices for all
Franklin ville N. O
Of The Sea. son Will be Our
ON APRIL 3rd.
You are invited to attend this,
our initial business venture in
this county. Yon have probably
seen larger stocks than we shall
attempt to show, but you've never
seen anything more up-to-date.
Our stock is the cream of fash
ions and it will pay you to attend
this opening, if for nothing more
than to post yonrself on what'
what this season. Another im
portant feature of onr millinery
is the prioe it' right come to
see ns, you'll be welcome.
Miss Florence Owen.
By virtue of aa Orel, r and dere of
mv sitae uy . v. ."" Y.'
in the special proceeding, pending In
the Superior Ooart of Bandoiph oouaty,
entitled B. L. Tomlinaoa A dm. ol D.
If. Tomlinann deed. vs. Minnie Col-
U1 lint BUliin. M, -""--
al. I wlU sell at public Motion to the
Bigness, oiaaer oet ids. p ,
O'clook M. on Saturday April 18th
lSOS, toe rouowiaajueiiui w w mmm
T 1 in t hai eftsntf a
Randolph Stat of N. O., n Mew Mar
ket townaloa. adioinlng c Unda of
W. O. Antnoar, Joseph Speooer and
ouara, sum riu"is m "
- i:J. Mi,a eeiMM M. 1A cha sua
tt u w- m .iu (hn K. 1 7A nh.
te a Stan, theiKO H. SS.W eh to a
stocte, tneHae l a 9 en v m awate
the ereoK. taenoe s, an an vaww
oooraae of the a ak to a atnns, tketatoir
B. .i0e itoaston), thenaa W. IM
cb to a atoar, thne 8. 1 7ft oka, to a
stone, theooe B. W. M eh to a aaona.
tbrtto W. lt.83 est, to ti. t ginning,
oontainirig 2S aoraa mora "T laa.
Terms of aale ah. Title rtaarved
nll approved by toe eomt.
O. L. (Ure, K, h Tostxwsc-,
AUv. Atlsar. and 0t.
Thh Marsh Hihl,
W. W. JONES,
GROCERIES, PROVISION'S AMD
Sewing Machines, Part and Attach
ments. Also have a lot of good
clothing that will be cloced out
Produce bought ana soiu. lour
nntmnatre solioited. Give niO a Cll
and I'll treat yon right.
W. W. JONES,
Allen stand. Depot St.
To the Ladies
We have a choice line of Feather
Bono Corsets which we will sell at
greatly reduced prices during the
mouth of March. We must cleni
our shelves to make ready for out
new goods. Very trnly,
MRS. E. T. BLAIR.
Three Times the
Value of Any
One-Third Easier. X
Agent wanted in all uuoccupief
Wheeler & Wilson Mafg. Co
For sale by MOFFITT A CO
AfllieUoio, N. C.
opening of the winter
und the placing
on anlo of . . .
to all prominent
poiote in th , , .
Mexico and Gailtornla.
Rt. Augustine, Palm Beech,
Mifiml, JnckHou ville, Tampa,
Port Tauipit, Bruuswlok, Thonv
aeville, Churlenton, Aiken, AtV
rus-t-a, I'iDehiirtt, Ashevllle, At
Tania, New Orleana, Mamphia
The Land ot the Sky.
k eriect Dining and Bleeping 8n
vlce ou all Trail ia. i
See that your ticket reads
Via SOUTHERN RnlLWfly.
Ask any ticket agent for fall bt
formation. or address
B. L, TKEKOR,
a Paaa. A ml
C, W. WKSTBCBT,
District Pa, Irani. fUchssoad, fa.
8, H. BaRDWICiT,
fleaaral Patsenge AJjaak,
J. IL CCLP,
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Aaera. Paaa. TraA Huif.
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