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15he COURIER J
Leads irCBoth News and
I Circulation. J
6 COUR.IER '
v Bring Results..
PRINCIPLES, NOT' MEN.
$1.00 Per Year.
ASHEBORO, N. C, THURSDAY,' DECEMBER 20, 1906. -
Asheboro Roller Mills To Enter New
TRANSFER WILL BE MADE JAN
O. R. Cox, J. II. Walker and Associates
Have Entered Contract With Pres.
ent Management Mill Itelng
The present stockholders of the
Asheboro Holler Mills have con
tracted to sell their entire stock on
the first of January to Mr. J. E
Walker and lis associates, $1,000
bavins been paid down in cash
bind the trade. It is valuable prop
erty and fair dividends have been
paid for several years It is nude
stood that Mr. O. 11. Cox is to I
the president under the now man
agenient, and Mr. J.E. Walker see
retary and treasurer.
The mill is being put i:i li'
class shape so as to retain the fi
reputation these mills have in th
manufacture of dilTeieiit grades o
Hour. 1 here is also a custom fee
mill connected with'this plant an
the public is invited to bring thei
corn and oats aud receive the pro
duct of their own grain in return.
Death of Mrs. Clirissie Miller Strlck
landA lleautit'iil l.lle Kncled at
laicama, N. C.
Mrs. Chrissie Miller Strickland
wae born Jan. 15, 1882, died Dec. 2
190G. She was a daughter of Mr
J. G. Miller, of Asheboro, N. O
and is better known in Randolph
Co., where she spent her girlhood
days. At an early age she showed
a wonderful talent for music, aud
has I een a faithful lover and student
of music the greater part of her life.
Five years ago she came to Lucama
and started a music class, which lias
grown and proved to be a most pros
perous one, under her instruction
Mrs. Strickland was ina-ried to
Mr. G. B. Stricklaud Aug. 31, 1904
and since that time has ma e her
home here, where everybody, young
and old learned to love her.
Truly u good womn has gone
from our midst, one was a woman
of strong character, sweet aud amic
able disposition, alwavs bringing
ofievr and sunshine with her pies
ence. Hers was a beautiful life
aud how we shall miss her, but our
f loss is her eternal gain. She has
gone to her reward aud on the op
posite side of the "liner of Life"
Bhe is waiting for her loved ones.
At an early age she professed
faith in Christ aud has since lived a
devoted christian and member of
the M. E. church. Her remains
were laid to rest m the Asheboro
cemetery Dec. 4. 190G. She leaves
a husband, son, father, mother, two
brothers, one sister aud a host of
friends to mourn Iheir loss.
'A dear one has left us
And our loss we deeply feel,
But 'tis God that has bereft us,
lie can all our sorrows heal."
John O. Graves, T. W. "!oble, V.
W. Birkhead, A. IS. Caveness, Win.
Asbill, V.. B. Leach. Geo. Yow, E.
P. Hayes, Elwood Johnson, A. J.
Chamness, II. D. Scarboro, Carl
Hill, G. P. Barker, W. 11. Griffin,
Allen Bean, E. D. Lewis, A. J.
Burrow, VV. M. Foster, Rev. Henry
Sheets, T. D. Hardin, W. D. Clark,
A. W. E. Capel, J. D. Lilly,
T. J. Fralev, J. D. Brower,
L. F. Lowdermilk, J. O. Graves,
M. S. I3rowo, W. 11. Trogdon,
W. J. Staley, Jacob Shankle, John
R. Lane, J. W. Pugh, Mrs. L. P.
Byrd, A. G. Murdook, J. W. Wright
B. W. Steed. Joe M. Brown, E. H.
"Wood, Chas. Owen, W. M. -Hooker
P. A. Mendenhr 11, G. W. Berry, C
O. Cranford, C. J. Cox, Chas M
Staley, D. K. Lock hart, C. T. Loflin
John East, L. D. Birkhead, J. C.
"Bowman, P. A. Williams, N. A.
Hinshaw, J. S. McAlister, K.
Mr. James L. Wrenn. Superiu
tendant of Worth Manufacturing
Co., at Worthville, and a piominent
and influential man, was married
last night to Miss Fannie Prevo a
moat accomplished and attractive
young lady, at the home of the
bride's mo'ther, Mrs. Emma Prevo,
ANOTHER FROM MIKE.
I'ays Ills Kespects to the "West Vlr-
glulan" of the Hep. Brigade.
Dear Uncle Pat: It was certain
ly a very great calamity to that
West Virgma "carpet bag" editor,
w ben the exposure ot my last let
ter so enraged him as to make him
boil over with wrath and hatred,
aud caused him, a "clammy reptile
in (almost) human form," to think
that 1 was so much like him &s to
be spoken of as such a thing. But
it is very amusiiig to see him have
fits. If he should pr ve to be as
great as he pretends it will be
necessary for him not to notice per
sons, whom he considers worthy
only "to be looked upon with con
tempt." It is ridiculous to See the
"king of beasts" going into Hts of
rage over the actiois of a clinmiy
reptile... I do not like to criticise
the works of cieaiion, but if that
carpet-bag editor has as much brains
as he feigns to have I am um.hlo to
understand why a dozyn avcage
men were not made ana supplied
with brains -from the amount, he
claims to have in the hollow Kjih.'re
he can ies on the upper end of his
Since the close of the Civil W;r,
a great many men have couie 1'rnm
the North to the South. Those
who took up business pursuits have
done a great deal to help deelop
the South, and the southern peo
ple are always glad to see that
class of northern people coming into
our midst. But there was a class
ofyaukeeswbo commenced coming
south iust alter the close ot the
Civil War whose business was to
oin hands with the ignorant neg.
ots who had just received their
reedom and a few white men who
cared for nothing except to get oflice
and plunder the southern states.
This class of yankees was a band of
men known in history as "carpet
baggers, and the white men who
oi ued them were called "seal la
wages. f rom these two classes or
men the South .has suffered more
njury than from all other sources
combined. JNo man can point out
a single carpet-bagger or scallawag
who was ever true to the govern
ment of the southern Btates. In
most cases, thev were men who had
sought political promotion in their
former states and counties, ami,
v.-ing h jeered bv people who knew
them, thev came south to make
heavier the burdens ot the southern
people. The characteristics oi tne
arnet baggers have not changed
since reconstruction uavs. i mere
ore have no objections to being
ailed a 'turkey gobler" by a bud
hose instincts, nature and habits
are as nearly like those of a "tur
key buzzard as mine are like i
It matters very little what i
carpet-bag editor thinks of t'.'e mor-
ls ot Alike uoogansnieid or any
other southern man. His opinion
counts for little, and if he should
appeu to think that Mike is "in
league with the angeis or perdition
t makes no difference, tor no sane
uiuu will beli've that Mike Dougan-
hield will ever stoop so low as to
be in league with a West Virginia
carpet-nag editor. jsenner uoes
Mike care for any exposures wnicn
he threatens to make, for Mike is
able to defend him Belf, and he
cares not a cent how many people
now his real name. Let his "Dr.
ekyl and Mr. Hyde" business come
right along, and we'll "get into the
game with mm.
If I were the author of any -sick
ly verse" I should not object to hav-
mr it criticised by a man wno is
able to distinguish verse from prose
or measure in poetry trom the gallon-pot
in a grocer's store, but it is
little irritating to have a carpet
bag editor, who has been ridiculed
by other editors for his ridiculous
pelling, to "boh up as a critic or
poetry. The types in a newspaper
sometimes make it appear that a
learned man misspells, but when a
carpet-bag editor continually spells
the word "chivalrous, "s-n-i-Y-a-i-r-o-u-B,"
people know that he can't
spell, and that be should learn to
pell oeiore taaiBg up me otuuj ui
poetry, what would people tninK
of Mike if he were to spell "chival
rous carpet-bagger," "s h i v a 1 r u s
arpetbagge r'f i ney wouiu
think him uoorlv equipped for criti
cising even "sickly, poorly measured
roor, old carpet-bagger; he nearly
lis himself over the act that
not as much money in
the county treasury on the 7th day
of December as there was the first
day of September or October. '.. He
would be better equipped fcr.his1
work if he would go back f "Old
west Jfergiuny" and work iu a coal
mine. If this county should ever,
under Democratic administration,
get down to 27 cents in the treasury
it will not then be as bad as it was
while the old carpet-bagger's party
was in power in this county or iu
the state. If he can prove that his
paper is in as solid tiuancial condi-tion-or
any other business of 'hich
he is the Bole manager in tnis Voun
ty we will tbeu listen to lvs arrice.
The Grand Jury found nearly $V000
00 on hand in the county treasury.
That was o u money brought, wr
from last yer, as not one ee::Vof
the tax'js for 1900 have be n paid
into the county treasury. Let him
ook at the records of his parry. W
make a comparison. ...
Now, if the old West Virginia
carpel---bag editor can prove hie abili
ty to write a decent veis-e or prill
evn common words we wrl gli-.uly
hear bis criticisms on "sickly verse
if he. can prove that he is able
live a day without trying to one;
ite post or a curbing stone, wit
out saving . hard things , about lie
pie who aiv far belter than he-if i
will just learn that the people, tj
Uaudolph cou-ity arn ii 't going tii
follow the ailvice of a West Virgiuiji
carpet bag editor, we glaillv let hiiii
call us ugly names and show up all
the "Dr. JekyI and Mr. Hyde" busii
ness that will content the evil dis-S
positions of his gloomy soul. j
Veiy truly yours,
AS TO DISCIPLINE.
Fierce War On Vice Iteiag Waged In
The Bnptists of Salisbury, will
soon hold a popular election upon
matters of discipline. The board
of deacons recently recommended
radical churching in cases of vio
lation of discipline and an election
will be held ac whu-ht&ch member
will be allowed to vote for or against
There ate six of these and they
attach the following vices: All
manufacturers und users of intoxi
cants and the seller of them; gam
biers, profane swearers and debt
dodgers; moral turpitude iu which
there is a general sweep of those
who do wrong; dancers and card
playing thea:er-going, which is given
an exception wnen th-. performance
is muaical or under tlio ausphca of
a lyceuui course; the sixth nso
lutiou pledges a poor time to those
who walk disorderly and in viola
tion of any of the resolutions
GUILFORD COURT .
Negro To Hang For Wile Murder--
Two Defendants Jo To Pen Fur
Frazier Joues, colored who kill
ed his wife at Gibsonville, Thanks
giving Day, was convicted of mur
der at Ureeusboro last wtek and
sentenced to death, the ate tor
the execution was fixed for January
15 ,b. Col. J. A. liarringer, coun
sel lor the defense gave notice of
Minnie Uzmeut, a while woman,
and Jno. -W. Ward, a negro, weie
also convicted of burning the con
tents aud barn of Newton Leonard,
in Sumner township, Guilford coun
ty and were sentenced live years
each at hard labor in the state pent
lamance Speclnl Court to Try Negro
The sp cial term of Alamance
Superior court convened Monday to
try Annie Turner and Fannie Mo
Cam, the two uegro women charged
with being accessoiies in the attempt
to murder Col. L. Banks Holt at
Graham, November 8tb. Judge
Moore is presiding. Wheu the case
was called, attorneys for defense
asked for removal of the case to
another county, but this was denied.
A motion to continue the case on
account of the absence of an im
portant witness for the defence was
heard and judge Moore ordered a
search for the witness. It is not
known whether the court will pro
ceed without him or not and up
to this time he has not been found.
SU John's Day.
The Deonle ol Mt Olivet aud adjoining
see-tions are all cordially invited to meet at
Mi Olivet on Tlmrsclav, icc. Zilh ana hear
what Prof J M Way, Hon O D B Iteynolds
an 1 ..il.nrj nmn luwAti Hiiv ftlxiut. the ancient I
auj honorable order of Free Masonery.
rP 1 Til Ar nn IMII I rn
DtATH OF DR. F ULLER
End Came Lasttrlday At His Home
LOSS TO RANDOLPH AND AD
"Not the mere Physician Purchased to
Atteud.But the Warm, Heady' Belt-
forgetting .Friend" Funeral 7,
..-,'! Monday at Farmer. ., ;.
Dr. A. Fuller died at his home in
Tabernacle to w n s h i p Dec . 1 5 1 9 0 6 .
The writer of tms brief eketch -.will
not attempt .'to portray the many
admirable qualities' i that went to
make up bis uio'st useful life. This
will be left fo an abler pen. But
having been intimately acquainted
with him since tnv ! earliest profes-
' 8iolml career,. and that in his death
1 feel that J, and the community at
large, have lost a true and kind
friend; ! feel coustrained to write
these few1 lines. Dr.' Fuller was .'in
his : seventy, fourth year, . and had
practiced' medicine for . about fifty
years., ile was tneretore one of ,th
oldest pliysiiciaiis iu ihis part .of. the
State. -: As a pnvaiciau and business
man he was einiueiitly biicoessful.
"Xot die mere 'physician '
j But Urn warm, read,
ten 'iorguuing meui,
Whose geiiiid vuit in itself eomliineJ
' 1'lia bet of tonics, uonliali anodynes."
Unmoved by praise, be uod I'y all confest,
Une ot the truest noblest, winest, best,
His whole life was thus made one
of enjoyment to himaelf and of
The Lata Dr. A. Fuller.
oeiient to his race, rerieetion was
his rule instead of imperfection, and
when according to nature s laws his
course was run, the end came calm
"Like a clock .v ru out with eating
The wheels of wearv life at last
Even in his closing hours as in his
busy days, hi enobling attributes
were observed, and so he passed from
the gray suns.it of the preseut into
the rosy sunrise of the beyond. We
may use the language of David aud
'Mark the perfect man and behold
the upright man for the end of that
man is peace.
Chas. H. Phillii'S, M. D.,
Fullers, N. C
Dr. Fuller was born January 2d,
1832. On February 20, 1808 he
was married to Miss Julia Lindsay.
liis life was an exemplary one, in
terested in everything tending to up
lift his fellowmen, a loving husband
aud a true patriot.
lhe funeral was conducted by
Rev. J. W. Ingle, at Farmer Satur
day. A delegation from Thomas-
ville Lodge 1. O. O. r ., of which he
was a member, attended, and paid a
last tribute to their deceased brother.
By invitation of the Thmmtsville
lodge members of Italfour and Far
mer lodges attended in a body.
Among those who attended the
funeral were Messrs. J. A. and A.
H. Lindsay, brothers of Mrs. Fuller,
aud W. C. Joues, of High Point.
Dr. Fuller's death is a great loss
to tho county.
Presiding F.Idcr's Announcement.
Rev. S. B. Turr. ntine, presiding
elder of Greensboro District, will
preach at Tabernaele Church Fri
day morning, 11 o'clock, Dec. 28,
and at Pleasant Grove Church the
the night of the same date.
The quarterly conference lor tne
Uwharrie charge wi'l be held at
Concord church, Saturday, 11 a.
Dec. 29tb. (Quarterly confer.
euce for Asheboro circuit will be
held at West, Chapel, Monday, 11
a. m., Dec. 31st
Toe Cagle-Kanoy Co., Incorporated to
do General' Mercantile Business
Frank Page.mide a business trip
lo Pinehurst and Carthage Wed
J. Fv Kanoy is building & cottage
for rent,-, in the southern . part of
town. V'V 1 1 ' ' ' --' 1
Mr. aud Mrs. J. B. Yates return
ed Tuesday from a trip to Johns
HopiinS Hospital, Baltimore.
. Dr. H. E. Bowman has moved his
family into the new cottage which
he recently erected on Church St.
J. F. Luck, of Troy, spent Friday
Mr. V. S. Yates recently killed
two pigs, weighing 494 and 505
pounds respectively making a total
of 999 lbs. for the two. The pigs
were, 492 days old; making their
average weight 7-1-2 lbs. more than
1 lb each day old. '
' Application was made Saturday
the 15th instant to the Secretary of
State for charter for The Cagle
Kanoy 'Company. The incorpora
tors are - W. A. Cagle and Mrs.
Louie E. Cagle, J. E. Kanoy aud
Mrs. Lulu W. Kanoy, of this place
and they intend to do a general
mercantile business. Tho paid iu
capital is $4,000 and the authorized
capital is $10,000. They have
pnrchased a lot on the corner of
Main and Hunsucker streets ar-d
i j 1 build a nice store building
C;. C. Gray Succumbs to Attack of Ap
pendicitis at Ht. Leo's Hospital.
George,, son of G. G. Gray, of
near Glenoid, died ' in Greensboro
last Friday, where he had gone to a
hospital to be treated for appendi
citis aud a complication of diseases.
He was 23 yeais old and a grandson
of Mrs. Porter of Asheboro. The
funeral was conducted at Glenola
Sunday. . Mit. Gray was at his bed
side when the end came. Mr. W.
0.-T"t'r!f . "f Greensboro Lodge,
No. 164,"l. O. O. F., of which the
deceased was a member, accompanied
the remains to Glenola. Other
members of the lodge who went ro
Glenola Sunday to atteud the funer
al were: Messrs. II. L. Woodard, F.
B. lleid. Herbert Swaun, Will
Hockett, E. E. Ilatiner, S. E. Hau
lier, 11. 11. Hill, Charlie tf Swaim,
II. N. Hadley, Dr. J. T. llieves, S.
S. Cox, J. C." Dixon.
ENGINEER MAYER INJURED.
Forced From Ilis Cab While Kiiuning j
ut a flood Speed.
Engineer H. D. Meyor, of Spencer
o,., . ,, .in,,.,,! n lfi,lav ilt.. i
one day last week by falling from
Ins engine to the ground. It is
learned that the ciown sheet of the
boiler blew out and there was a ter
rilic escape of steam. In order to
save himself from a fatal scalding
the engineer jumped from his cab
to the tender and his foot slipped,
throwing him violently to the track
below. He was badly hurt in the
back and sustaiin d severe bruises.
The train was making about tweuty
miles an hour when the accident
The New Graded School Building.
The walls of the new Graded
School Building are up and the
work-men are almost ready to begin
pitting on the roof. It will take
two or three months to complete
the work. The building is one of
tne oett in tins section or me sia.e,
and when completed win cost nearly ,
$20,000. Many parents are talking
of moving to Asheboro in order to
have an opportunity to place tbeir
children in our excellent public
A monument was unveiled at Je
rusalem, Davie county, Sunday to
the late W. S. Pickler, by Hickory
Camp, W. O. W. A hundred sov
erigns attended from Salisbury.
It is sa d that a horse which had
traveled 37,000 mi lees for a mail
carrier died in Lexington recently.
W. W. Cole, k lashier of the Bank
at Maxton, has n -dgned and will go
into the luni'"
first of the year
Dr. V. ;c.
resided and ;
Greet sboro v
of bis prof
"v. si ness after the
worth, who has
'd medicine iu
uuiber of years,
.j family to
no will practice
The Masons, of Greensboro, are
promoting the movement for the
erection of a Masonic temple. They
propose to erect a $50,000 struc
ture. A petition signed by 280 citizens
of Greensboro, passed first reading
at the Board of Aldermen's meet
ing last week which asked an elec
tion on a $30,000 bond issue fcr
J. A. Richardson, of Jamestown,
died suddenly last Saturday. He
was sixty years old. His daughter,
Miss Vdro, was absent, at Winston.
Saleu, visiting at the'home of Dr. J.
P. Fearringtoni ; lv. ,.
The Old Coin Mining Company
has sunk a shaft at Gold Hill and a
report from the manager says the
oie is showing up Splendidly. In
fact it equals the fabulously rich
ore of the Gold Hill Copper mines
from which it is but about COO feet
removed. Salisbury post.
' High Point Merchants' Associa
tion has: appointed a legislative
committee to arrange a conference
with the. Senators and. Representa
tives to consider various laws needed
to be enacted by the next legislature.
W. R. Murray, of Burlington,
aged 25 years, was struck by a
Southern freight car at Greensboro
near the station on Wednesday night
of last week and instantly killed.
He was riding on the blind baggage
it fhn imo
Mr. J. P. Caldwell has sold his r $
interest in the Statesville Landff'v',
Mark to Editor R. R. Clark. Mr?--"
Clark has been editor of the papei,'
f or several years and has made it
model newspaper., L . '
Daniel Fry, died Saturday night
at 11 o'clock at his ' home at Car
thage. He had suffered with heart
disease for several monohs. Mr.
Fry was 75 years of age and l$re9,
a wife.- He ' has lived (litkt?--peaceable
citizen for several years.
He was buried Monday at the Pres
byterian cemetery at Carthage.
A negro, Bob Barnett, terrorized
the people of Belo's Pond, a colored
settlement at WinstoL-9atem Sunday
by "tanking up" on bsdboze, and
aiming himself, shot; holes ii his
own house and then paraded the
streets declaring "if he found the
man that stole $17 from him he
would blow his bead off." Officers
secured Barnett before he did any
The ollicial investigation of the
wreck at Lawyer's, Va., concluded
Monday, and the blame has been
placed on Operator (r. D. Mattox, at
Rangoon Station. He bad been at
Rangoon about 20 months.
Marshall L. Mott, formerly of
Wilkesboro, but for two years coun
sel for the Creek Nation in Indian
Territory, will conduct investiga
tion of alleged land fiauds in the
teiritoiy. Sensational developments
are expected. It is charged that
prominent officials and citizens have
secured town sites in many prosper
ous and booming villages from the
government through fraud to the
amount of $0,000,000.
The Corporation Commissioners
as a board of tax commissioners re
port that there is an increase of $18,
422.440 iu the value of State property-
Mrs. John C. Cannon, of near
Greensboro, died Friday morning af-
ter a Sn0rt illness with pneumonia
The deceased was 74 years of age
She was a member of one of Guil
ford's most prominent families, be
ing a daughter of the late David
Wharton. She is survived by her
husband, six children, teuty-three
grand childien and two brothers.
The Supreme Court has decided
that George Hall, the Salisbury
lyncher, sentenced by Rowan Super
ior Court to 15 years in the peuiten
tiary must serve his term.
Geo. Bobbins, father of Mrs. A.
A. Spencer, of Asheboio, died sud
denly, at his home iu Tabernacle
Miss Stella Caviuen. daughter of
Mrs. M. J. Caviness, died suddenly
at the Central Hotel, last night from
As is the custom The Courier will
not be issued next week. Our next
issue will appear January 3rd.
See Rich & Moffitt for Christmas
candies, fruits of all kind" and their
elegaut display of toys.