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THE ASHEBORO COURIER.
PRINCIPLES, NOT MEN.
$1.00 Per Y(
ASHEBORO, N. C, THURSDAY APRIL 16, 190?.
BRITTAIN & QREQSON,
Asbeboro, - North Carolina,
Practice in tin couru of Randolph
and adjoining counties; in State
and Federal Courts. Prompt at
tention to business of nil kinds.
HAMMER & 8PENCE,
Attorneys at Law
Aabeborn, N. C.
North of Court House.)
Practice In all the courts.
Attorney at - Law,
ASHEBORO, N. C.
Practice in all the courts.
Special attention given to settlcincu
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S. Bryant, President i. I. Cole, Cashier
Btvnk of RandlemaLn,
Randleman N. C.
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The Happening;! In and Around
Washington Tersely Told by
Our Own Correspondent.
Washington, D. C, April 13th.
The scandal in the Post Ollicc De
partmeut is one of the most llagrunt
examples of Republican administra
tion furnished sinco the war. The
charges and thev are? well foitified
disclose a colossal scheme of job
bery and robbery. Several officials
have resigned. Others don't dare.
Several of the Inch officers of the
deportment seem to have plundered
right and left. In view of the mil
lions annnully spent for the postal
service it is readily seen how venal
officials could "mkeoff'' enormous
The jobbery apparently grew up
under Ilanna s man Percy S. Heath,
who as First Assistant PostmasUr
General was a politician, if nothing"
worse. The department was admin
istered like a Chinese province aiid
whether or not Heath was a direct
beucficiary his methods bred up the
lot ten system now being pitchforked
to tne sunlight.
And this sort of thing has been
going on while letter carriers, post-
omce clerks and railway postal em
ployees are undcrpaid-und overwork
If the contracts for carrying the
mails over the railroads were as eco
nomically let as they should be and
could be, and the purloined millions
were saved to the coverninont, the
postal employes could be paid decent
salaries and there, would be moucy
ieii over besides.
Exposure in this case came as a
result of a row among officials.
Robt. J. Wynne, who believes in hav
ing his authority rcsiieetod, cot mad
at some of the well intrenched offi
cials who were nmusetl at some of
Wynne's efforts to direct. Wynne
was recently appointed First Assist
ant 1'ostniHsk-r General. 1 lie other
fellows had been in their jobs for
years and were rated as experts.
So Wynne resarted to the familiar
device of Htarting a lire behind his
enemies and the disclosures resulted.
Bellairs, the swindler and convict,
who was an Associated Press Repre
sentative, sent the news of General
Leonard Wood s "marvelous success"
is an administrator in Santiago first.
and subseUintly in Havana us Gov
ernor General, has been exposed. He
is now known as a man named Ital
lentine, from Norfolk county, Eng
land. He is in the New York
Rogues' Gallery. He is described by
Byrnes as the most successful confi
dence man of the world. Ho was
convicted of forgery in Florida and
three years after the expiration of
is term he was, under the name of
iteliairs, informing the American
ublic of Cuban affairs. He was
Wood's guide, counsellor and friend.
He was on, it is seriously asserted,
three distinct Cuban nuvrolls. lie
then, after "making Wood"!" was sent
to the PhillipincS and for two years
Phillipine news come to this country
filtered through this moral sewer.
Kxnontro came to him through his
book, in which he denounced Gov.
.'aft and extolled ood and declared
hat Wood should be sent to enlace
Tuft. Tuft's friends exposed Bel-
airs. If the Republican "grafters"
light frequently enough we may leirn
ALL the truth about this udininis
tion but they are not likely to. Com
mon cansc will assert its influence.
Hellairs, however brilliant as a
swindler he may be, is only an inci
dent. Whatot Wood, the Presi
dent's great friend? What of the
charges against Wood so lightly dis
missed by Secretary Root? Hid
Vt ood Know ot liel lairs real name,
record and character? Hid not some
army officers denounce Iteliairs to
to W ood, and did not tho latter, de
spite that fact, continue his associa
tion with Bellairs? Why was the
administration of Cuba so expensive
under wood.' ralma has governed
more firmly, more quietly and much
less expensively. How about the
gambling monopoly Wood faotoned
for ten years on Havana.' We do
know that he did got from the stock
holders of this gambling monopoly
a $5,00 service, and it is said that he
admitted the service into Cuba free
of duty four days before its presenta
tion. How about the contracts let
and franchises granted by Wood?
And yet Wood is slated by Roose
velt to be the head of the army the
The speeches of the President on
his trip and those of some of his cab
inet members are attracting some at
tention here in political circles. They
are distinctly anti-tariff revision.
They toll us tint nothing can be ex
pected of the Republican party in
the way of tariff revision legislation
in the next Congress, and it is notice
to the people of the country that if
they want any such thing or any re
lief From the burdens of tariff taxa
tion or relief from the burdens of
trust rapacity, they will have to elect
a Democratic Congress and a Demo
cratic administration. The kind of
talk indulged in by the President
and his cabinet ministers is a distinct
violation of all the pledges made to
the people by the Republican party.
If that party can afford to stand pat
on its violated pledges then it is up
to the people. The President not
only tells us that his party is not go
ing to do anything it promised but
one can drive an ox team through his
logic and bis consistency. In his
speech on trusts at Milwaukee, the
President said: "Not only is the leg
islation recently enacted effective, but
in my judgment it was impiacticable
to attempt more. How does hi
know it is effective until it has been
tried? Again, we all remember that
b was demanding much more on bis
stomping last fall, and when his At
torney General was suggesting to
Representative Littlelield what the
1 resident wanted done. Littlelield
prepared the anti-trust bill and suc
ceeded i n getting i t through
the home, but it was pigeon-holed in
the Senate by order of tho trusts and
with the consent of the President.
In his Milwaukee spench the Presi
dent spoke sarcastically of "alleged
remedies" that "seek to distroy the
disease by killing the patient. He
then added: "Others are so obvious
ly futile that it is somewhat difficult
to treat them seriously or us beine
advanced in good tuitli. mini
among the latter 1 place the effort to
reach the trust question by means of
the tariff. You can, of course, put
an efid to the prosperity of the
trusts by putting an end to the pros
perity of the nation; but the price
for such action seems high." The
prosperity of tho nation has nothing
to do with the prosperity ot the
trusts. The trusts haye emerged
from every panic and business de
pression absolutely, unscathed and
flourishing as before, simply because
the tariff was still there and still do
ing business at the old stand. The
Presideut apparently has changed
his mind about being able to do the
taxpayers of the country some good
by lowering the tariff since he resign
ed from the Free Trade Club in New
York, shortly after he was elected to
the Assembly there in 1884 on an in
dependent, fusion and unti-l'lutt
ticket. He was then speaking stren
tiously for free trade and resigned
only because ho thought and said in
a letter to Poultney Bigelow, that he
thought his mom berslnp would stand
in the way of political promotion.
In other words, principles count for
nothing when the office is in sight.
Again the J resident said in his
Milwaukee speech: "We should be
false to the historic principles of our
government if wo discriminate!,
it her by legislation or udiiunistru
tion, cither for or against n man be
cause of either his wealth or his
poverty." Now, that sounds good,
and itwould be all right if it were
"backed up by deeds;" for, as h
told us lust rummer, "words ar
only good when backed up by deeds."
But the President belongs to a party
that has enacted tariff legislation
which docs discriminate in favor of
a few aiidoagainst the manv, und
which protects monopolies and trusts
while they prey iioii the people, and
which permits them to sell goods to
foreigners at 30 to 100 per cent less
than is charged here. What, then,
becomes of the President's line
phrases? What do these same trust
cure for his "publicity" so long as
he does not tonch te tanlt, wlwh
protects them in their game ef rob
bery? What do they care for his
toy "bureau" and its sham restraints,
f they can keep their tariff privile
There is considerable comment
here over the special train in which
the President nud his companions
are making their Hying trip over the
country, and from the tail gate of
which he is making his bid for the
Republican nomination. 1 hat train
is a marvel ot magnificence, mull
ing like it ever was seen before.
Compared to the President's train
those of King Edward and Kuiser
William look like an American train
of immigrant cars. The fact that
this train is a "deadhead train is
causing the comment here. The
President und his retinue of clerks,
stenographers, newspaper men, tele
graphers, etc., are guests of the rail
road companies over whoso various
lines they are carried m tins superla
tively luxurious style. They enjoy
the "hospitalities" of the railroads,
for if there were any arrangement
for reduced fares it would be a
flagraut violation of the intei state
commerce act and the recently en
acted Erkius law. What do the
people of the country think of the
propriety of the President of the
United States accepting this "dead
head" favor at the hands of the
mil roads when thev urc trains' to the
Cougress and to the administration
almost everv dai and asking favors'
That is a question for the people to
answer. This "deadhead trip is in
striking contrast to unother special
train trip that will leave the city of
Chicago next fall. That special
train will carry a delegation of Con
gressmen and "their .wives for a trip
through the territories of Oklahoma,
New Mexico, Indian Territory and
Arizona, in order that fhe members
thus carried might sec for themselves
the country and the -people in those
territories that were denied state
hood bv the Republican party. The
entire expense, of this trip, train,
mileage and everything, will be paid
out of the pocket of the public
spirited democrat, William Randolph
Hearst. Ho is doing it for the bene
fit of the people of those territories
and not as a nleaMiro junket for
congressmen, lle.willdoit because
he believes those people should have
justice at the bunds of Congress, and
he is not asking any favors at the
hands of the railroads. Which
method of special training over the
country do the people think is more
Wnniiiitr of these two. and which
the more truly American in spirit?
Things are very dull politically in
Washington but once in awhile some
member of Cougress drops in to do
some work In-fore the departments
and talks polilics to the newspaper
men at night in the corridors of the
hotels. Some of the leaders oi tne
Democralia-partv were ln-re recently
and they discussed the probabilities
and possibilities of the future of the
party und possible or probable candU
dates for the presidency on the demo
cratic ticket. It is the consensus of
opinion among those to whom
have talked that no man can or
ouirht to be nominated w ho did not
loyally support the party and the
ticket in '9(S and and 1900, aad that
will eliminate several names that
have been mentioned in this con
nection. Among them is the name
of David li. trancis, of Missouri
There, is no doubt that some 'of tin
friends of the latter arc quietly start
ing a boom for him as a sort of s
feeler. They figure that he will ac
quire great, prestige as the head of
tho World's Fair, and that the con
vention will be held in St. Louis on
account of tho Fair. They Seeln to
forget that the people won't forget
that he was a bolter m 1896, and
that he can not carry his own state
delegation in the convention. Sena
tor Gorman has his friends smoti
those who have talked recently,' and
so has Judge Parker, of New York.
1 hey nearly all, agree that the man
should come from the East, und one
man who is a leader of the party on
the lloor of the House said the other
duy thut ther was a man in the
East who, would have to be reckoned
with us u potent factor before the
next convention, und who, he suid,
was the real hero of the masses of
the people in this country, and that
man is William Randolph Hearst.
Prosperity strikes" is tho very
significant . designation of n New
York newspaper for the strikes on
April 1, when several hundred work-
iigmen stopped work because their
demands for higher wages ivero re
fused. The workingnieu are simply
striking for some of the prosperity
which the trusts and monopolies
have been enjoying for several yours.
The workingm'en, along with" the
rest of us, have been paving the high
prices and rates which have made
the trusts und railroads prosperous,
and they are now asking for their
share of prosperity. Asa matter of
fact it will take an increase of 40 in
inoncp wages to put real wages as
high as thev were in 18!i7. for. ac
cording to bun's tables of price.?, the
cost of living is 40 higher now than
in 1897. Yet we call this prosperity.
Charles A. Edwards.
1)1!. CLAUD II. LEWIS,
of Farmers, Randolph County, N.C.,
was educated at 1 runty College and
West Point .Military Academy. He
was appointed to a West Point cadet
shin bv Representative in Congress.
Gcu. James Madison Leach in 1ST1
and entered West Point Military
Academy in 1872. He afterwards
gradiiated ut Jefferson Medical Col-
, Philadelphia. Commenced the
practice of medicine . in 18,11. On
Sept. 25th, 1880, he married Miss
Ihij i. bkeen. tlio only daughter ot
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Skeen, of
Davidson county.' Dr. Lewis is 51
years old and is the present coroner
of lsandolph county and is chair
man of the Hoard of trustees ol
DR. CHAS. II. PHILLIPS,
Is 32 years old und lives at Fullers
in Randolph County. He received
his early education in the schools of
this e'oiinty oild at Mt. Airy Male
Academy. He graduated in medi
cine at Baltimore University iu 18P2;
married Mist- Maurice Bessie Fuller
in 1893. Dr. Phillips is a son of
Rev. Chas. Phillips,' who for many
years w as one of the ablest and most
popular preachers in the Southern
me'thodiet Church in this section of
the State." '
W. B. Ellis Insane.
Wm. B. Ellis, formerly of Winston-Salem,
wiis committed to Belle
vne Hospital, New Y'ork, as tempor
arily insane; suffering from paronoia.
He will be transferred to Manhattan
State Hospital on Wares Island. He
had written threatening letters to Col
F. H. Fries, of Winston-Salem, de
manding a large sum for damages as
his former Sunday school teacher.
Mr. Ellis is a son of Mr. W. J. Ellis
and was born at Elboncttc in Davie
Mr. A. T. Coble, of Randolph
county, came up hist week with the
last of his crop. After he hud reach
ed the citv he mired down and had
U) pull out by hitching a log chain
to the rear axle and going backward,
Oh, for the day when our roads and
streets w ill all" be macadamized so
that onr people can get to market
witbont such nim'rances. unius
HOW BEN PURTLE GOT HIS
A Good Story that Will Interest
Both Young and Old Alike.
1 he very climax ot ugliness was
lieu Pin tle. He was redheaded, and
euch hair stood us if it cherished
the supreiiiest contempt for ifs next
neighbor. His face was us freckled
as the most bespotted tin key egg.
His nose supported at the bridge u
huge hump, while the end larned
viciously to one side. His mouth
had every shape, except a prctl y one.
His form was uncouth us his face
was ugly. Ho was stoop-shouldered,
knock-kneed, Hat-foot, and
Well, he was uglv. The very climax
of ugliness was Ken Purtle what
was more strange still, Ben had
handsome, bouncing blooming young
wite such as can only be grown
upon a country farm.
How the duce, said 1 to iSeuoue
day, "did von ever get such a wife,
you uncouth, mis-shapen, quintes
cence of monstrosity!"
Ben was not at all offended by the
impertinence of niv ouestion, and
forthwith proceeded thus to solve the
"Wall, now, gals whuts sensible
ain t cotch bv none o your purtv
faces an' hifalutiu' nils. Iv'c seed
that tried niore'u once. You know
Katy was allers considered the purti
st gal in thesu pails, and all tin
young fellers .in the neighborhood
used to try to cotch her. Well, I
used to go go over to old Sammy's
too, list to kinder look on, vou know,
and cast sheep's eves at Kate. But
Lord sakes! I had no more
thought 1 could get Kate than that
a Jerusalem cricket could hide in
the hair that wasn't on old Sammy's
ba'd head no, tir-rce. But still, I
couldn't help goin' an' my heart
would kinder flutter, and my cars
would burn all over, whenever I got
a chalice to talk to Kate. And one
day when Kate sorter made fun o'
me, like, it almost killed me, shore.
I went h ime with soim-thin' like u
rock joMliu' about in my breast, an'
swore I'd hang myself with the first
plow line I found."
"Did you hang yourself?" I asked,
"No, daddy bla.ed out at me for not
lakiu' old Ball to the pasttir in the
iiiornin' and st ared ine so bail I for
"do on,' said 1, seeing lien pause
with apparent regret that he had not
executed his vow.
"Well, soon one Sunday iiiornin',
(I reckon it was about a year after
that hangiu' sciapei, I got up and
scraped my face with daddy's old
razor, an put on my new- copp rus
britches an' a new linsy co-it mummy
had dved with sassafrai: bark, an'
other fixtures, an' w ent over to uncle
Sammy's. No, I'd got to lovin'
Kale like all creation, hut I'd never
chcipcd to any body about my feel
ings. But I knotted J was on th"
right side of th' ol.e folks.".
Well, now, am l it M"ar, con
tinued Ben, after a slight, pause, dur
ing which time he rolled bis quid to
a moreconu-nieiit place in nismoiun,
how a fellow will feci sometimes.
Somethitf seemed to sav as I went
ilong, "Ben l'urlle, this is a great
ilav for vou," and then mv heart
jumped and lhiUci'cd like a live jay
bird in a trap. And when l got tnar,
1 Kate with her new eliecKcu
home spun frock on. 1 rally tho't 1
houlil lake the blind siaggcrs any
Bon lui u ted again and brushed the
fug from his eyes and then continued:
"Well, I found tin- order ol tlie day
was to go muscadine htnitin.' Jo
Sharp and bis two sisters and Jim
Boles was ihar. I'd kuow'd a long
time that Jo Sharp was right after
Kate; an I bated him wns than a
huiiL'i v hog hates to Old the way out
of a later patch: but I didn't let o i.
Sharp had on white breaches an' fine
shoe, an' a broiul-jloth coat, but
every know'd he wasn't w irth a red
cent. He walked with Kate, an'
you ought to have seed the airs he
put on- It was Miss Katv this, a"'1
t; v-ir u...., s'i u '"ti"j
nonsense." After awhile we come to a
slough what' be had to cross on a log
I'd a great notion to pitch the sas
sy good-fer-nothin' into tho water."
"Why didn t yoi..' I .asked, sym
pathizing with th-1 narrator-
"Stop; never mind.'' sold Bon, giv
ing me a nudge. "l'rovMence done
all that up brown. Nutliin would do
but Mr. Sliars must lead .Hiss txaiy
across first. He jumped on the log
in high glee, he took Kates hand
and off thev went, .list as they got
half across a ta.-natioii b.g bullfrog
jumped off into the waler von know
how thev can h.dlor "snake!"
screamed the blasted fool, und jump
ed back and knocked Kate off up to
her waist in the nasty, black, muddy
water. And what 'd'ye think ho
done? Whv, he run W-kerds and
hollcrin' fer a pole to help Kate out
o'th, water. Kate looked at me an
I couldeu t stand stand i. no longer.
Ker-cbiiL'! 1 lit ten feet from the
bank at tli' fust jump, an' had Kate
out o' thar in no time. And d ye
think the scamp d.dn t come up after
we'd got out an' say 'are you hurt
"My dander was i.p; I coulden't
stand it. 1 cotched him by tho seat
of his white b.euches an' his coat
collar an'gin him a toss. Muv be he
didn't go clean under when he hit
th water. 1 didn't see him out.
Me an' Kate put up to the house.
Wh n we started off Kate said, "Ben
jest let nie hold on to your arm, my
knees feel sorter weak. ureat lem
iny! 1 felt so quar when she tuck
ho Id. I tried to say ni,.ethin nice,
but my dmtted mouth wonldent go
off no how. But 1 felt as strong as
an elephant, an' Kate along. Bimc
by Kate suid, "Ben that Jo Sharp's a
good-fer-nothin'. snoakin', coward
nobody; and ef he every jnits his head
inside our house agin, 1,11 baptise
him with dish water shore." I tried
to say soinethiu' agin, but cuss the
luck, 1 couldn't say nutliin' but
squeeze Kate's hand an' sithe like a
"We'd got cleun ut of sight of the
others, and Kate says, "Ben, I feel
that you're my imrtector, an' dad
dy's right when lie says yoiir're wuth
all the rest of tho boys in the neigh
borhood."' Ben Purtle, says I, this
is a great day for you, an' I made a
tremendous effort to get mv mouth
off agin, an' out it popped shore er-
nut. Kate, says I, trcuiblin all over,
I love you to distiucton, an' no mis
take. I've loved you long an' hard.
My heart has been a' most broke fer
two years; an' now I want you to say
right up au' down whether you are
goin to have me or not. Kate hung
down her head an' didn't say nutliin',
but I felt encouraged fer she kind o'
sithed. Says J, Kate, ef you're
,'wine to have me say so, an' ef you
lout like, to say jest siiueeze my hand.
An' she squeezed it right off. Lor-
ly, but how I did feel. I felt jist
like a stream o' warm water sassufrac
tea sweatenc-d with niollasses was
running throu' my bones! An' I list
cotcned nor in my urins an kissed
her rite on th' mouth, an' she never
tried th fust time to get loose.
Ben was so overcome with this
narrative of his courtship thut
pause for breath wus necessary. How
long after that, said I, before you
w ere married.
"Old Sammy was mighty proud
an' so was th' old woman about th'
thing un' we married next fall after
that muskadine scrape."
Do you think your wife loves you
yet? I asked.
"W hy Lordv, ves. She thinks 1 in
th' purtiest an th' best fellow in th'
world. I tell you, sir, liousetalkin',
high faultin' airs an' quality dressin'
an cologne an sich things am t u
:riuc lo go down with ssnsible guls
The Scotch heroine Flora McDon
ald with her husband and children
once lived in this country, on Cheeks
creek, and two ol her children died
and were buried there. This was be
tween 1770 and 1775. Wo would
like to know if any of our readers
know anything of their place of n-si-
ence. 1 hev moved from this sec
tion to Cross Creek, now Fayetteville.
Troy Facts and Figures.
Effect of the Watts Law.
Washington, N. C, April 10.
lien. W. Bergerson, a local Lar-keeper
and owner of a distillery in the
oiinlv, is hit bv the Watts bill.
He says ho w ill not move his distillery
to this citv, but will discsutinue it.
Bergerson forecasts that the effect of
the Watts bill will be bad and that
moonshine stills w ill be located in
.-very swamp in the county. Even
though his prophecy comes tine
condition cannot be worse than they
now for etills network the
I wish I was in do land of cotton,
Old times dar am not forgotten;
Look aw ay look away - look away
in Dixie's laud,
In Dixie land whar I was born in
Early on one frosty iiiornin'
Look away look away look away
in Dixie land.
Deli 1 wish I was in Dixie,
In Dixie's land I'll take my stand,
To lib and die in Dixit-;
Awav, awav, away down South in
Old missus, marry "Will de Weabcr,"
W illinm v,as a gay deceuber;
Ijook awav look away look away
in Dixie land,
Hut whu he put his arm around ln-r
She smiled fierce as a forty-pounder;
liok away look away look away
in Dixie land,
is lace was ns sharp as a butcher's
But dut did not seem to greabe her;
Look away look away look away
in Dixie land.
Old missus acted a foolish part,
And died for a man dat broke her
IxKik away look away look away
in Dixie land.
Now here's a health to de next old
And all de gals dat want to kiss us;
Look awav look away look away
in Dixie land.
But if you w ant to drive away sorrow.
Come an' hear dis song tomorrow;
Look away look away look away
in Dixie land.
Dar's buckwheat cukes nd ingen
Muk oh vou fut, or a little fatter;
Iook away look away look away
in Dixie land.
Deu hoe it down und scratch dc
To Dixie land I'm bound to trabble;
Look away look away look away
in Dixie land.
A cyclone without a word of warn
ing swept through two counties in
Alabama on April 8th, Killing at
least ten persons in the little town
Ex-District Attorney Claude Ber
nard, of Raleigh, has declared for
Mark Hanua for President. J. he
revenue ring is for Roosevelt.
Rheumatism is caused by an excess
of uric and lactic in the blood,
Rheumacidc, the great blood purifier.
laxative and tonic cure! the disease
by driving the acids out of tne blood.
Mexican flustang Liniment
dni.'t stny on or nenr tim t urface, but rook in throiich tho mtmclos and
PMUei to tkobuDBamidrivmoiitannirhnwnn.l Mlllftmniflfiftn,
For a Lame Back,
or. in fact, all Lameness and Sore- '
n.-ss of 3'our bod'- tliLro is nothing
that will drive out the pain and iu- :
flamiuatioii so quickly as "
If you cannot reach the spot your
self get some one to assist you, for
it is essential that the liniment be"',
rubbed in most thoroughly. : i
Mexican flustang Liniment -
overooniM tho ailments of homes anil all lomestio animals, tn fsi.
K IS a flesh beolur and pain kiuor oouiotter whoor what tb patlentij
Of Moneu Saved!
BY DVYINC YOVR
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, CLOTHING, GENTS
FURNISHINGS, FURNITURE, &0., &0., of
WOOD & M O
Largest stock to select from and prices that a re
sure to catch those seeking bargains.
We've Got Jvist Stacks
of every description and of the very latest stylc-s,
and when you waut a new dress, new hat, nuw
suit of clothes, a new pair of shoes, or anything
else that is up to date, why ju6t go to see
WE ARE pleased to announce to our frier ds
and customers that have the latest and m fit
exquisite styles in white goods, lawns, dimiti-.-,
and dainty Bhades in dress goods fabrics i re
now awaiting your inspection. Our large
sortment will convince you that we are leaders
in dress goods.
OUR CLOTHING counters are laden with
rare bargains, and we can fit you out spic and
span in a new suit, shoes, hat, etc. AU the
styles in shirts, collars and neckties at prictB
to command a purchase. Come to see us.
Our new line of SPRING and
A complete line in evervthinc
All at Lowest
Old Dominion, Addison &;Allison's and Baugh & Son's F.
tilizers at $1.25 to $1.95 per bag.' Great bargains in
LADIE'S "AND MISSES SLIPPERS AND GEN
TLEMEN AND BOYS SUITS.
All Kinds Country Produce
W. T. BRYANT, Manager.
D. M. OSBORNE & CO.
T5he Largest Independent
I X fJ. ---r
ef NEW GOODS
WOOD & MORING.
.Miller . Wood.
SUMMERGOODS now n
in Exchange foriMerchandis e
Falls Store Co.
RAMU.EMAN, I- ..C
Ramocur, N. C,