THE MONROE JOURNAL
Telcphooe No. 19
TuesJay. May 3. IWJ.
Mm. It. T. IUrrt-tt mas Nlru-ken
with wralyiJi Sunday nftpruoi.a.
I Mw Lula fhiiiM-y of Cuarlnlte U
V toiling at Mr. II. L Crwwcll'a.
Mr. V. M. WaKk-a War. It
night for a visit lu hiwu iu a Kith
' west (ieorgin.
j 1 He rrrt ion for tlx- ctil.irgrm.-ut
if the Wi )) CuaiM-1 tinMUti
Scl ool district b am cjrrit tl et r-
il ... . .. r . I
On tide mac..nii.U-MvnarlvLiua " " .me .--h.m.. iu.-:iir
" 1 atitt ! again! it.
The Y.-!ey t'baiM-1 liuntltiradril . , . ,
-.i..'inif.... H..I Tk-krta fur the t liicago I.U-
, Club are on
I Hllllgl- Cos.
sale at The V.
her. J. . Nelson and mife or g,-uvtA adiuiiou. .Timid L'5
iiariiHir -ui ruiiua im .nu e-liK
' Mr. J.S. Little k ft Kiidnv iiiuht
Mr. Ij-iiest I5urn-tt of Charlotte ftr statwvill t licit bis brother.
and lr. W. V. ltnrntt of IV h
land are here attending the U-ilsitK-of
For the pt few day there ha
Ut-ii ciiiuiiHiifcnii-iils galore iu
I'liion county. Monrtie peopl.'
have Ihvii pretty regular attend
The road roiiiiui!iiiiierH of Mon
ro township met in uuuitlilv mh
siun yest-r.l;iy. Mr. J. M. KairU-y
waa re clevL-u timiuiissioner for a
term of three yearn.
The following iittlcer were elect
cdat Waxhaw tuduv: Mavor. J. II
Secrest; alderuien, J. M. Niven,
II. V. Itroum, T. K. II. fslepheli
The Journal conpnit ulati our
neighbor towu of Waxhaw oil the
f.it-t that Kite im to have a cotton
need oil mill, another evidence of
that toon' h vutcrpriM- and push.
Mr. Sam Hudson has lionglit Mr.
F. U. lU'iiderson'g interest in the
grocery liusincss of Henderson A
Hudson and will continue tliebusi
uess at the same stand.
Mr. K. 1). Marsh of this counly
has Im-ch clocti-d first tlel.ati-r for
the lai.eliau sucietv at Wake For
est College for the anniversary of
next Feliruarv. This posit ion is
one of the In-st college honors.
Mr. l' A. AriulU-ld seiit last
neck iu Stanly and came hack with
u lish story. Went over to the
"Narrows"' and caught three fish
that made live messes hut caught
'cm w ith a silver hook.
licv. M. A. Smith preached the
commencement scrmou at Wed
dingtnu Academy Sunday. The ad
dress is to Im- delivered this after
noon hy Ifev. J. A. II. Fry of Con
cord. Willie Helms, a stepson of Mr.
John I 'y run of Wiiigate, died in a
hospital iu Charlotte last Tuesday
and was buried at Wiiigate Wed
nesdiiy. lie had Ihtii sick a long
w hile ami was a great sullcrer.
Mrs. Joseph ItiiHim died at her
home iu north Monroe last Tuesday
night, and w as buried in the ceme
tery here Wednesday afternoon.
She was u good woman mid died in
the Christian faith. She was t:l
The list takers and assessors of
the various towiisliipsuie requested
to send in the listsof their appoint
ments to The Journal office at once
and the same will lie published in
The Journal next week. List
takers should not fail to do this at
once. This notice is given at the
request of the county ctuiiniis
Mr. I!. C. Hcdtliiigtield, n mem
ber of the corporation commission,
was iu .Monroe last Thursday and
met the list takers and assessors of
the counly, ml but two of whom
were present, a:ul instructed them
in the duty of listing and assessing
taxes. I lei caller no one ran list
his property la-fore the register of
deeds. If you fail to list before the
assessors and list lakers of your
township you will pay double tax.
The follow ing uflicrrs were elect
ed by the fire company last Thurs
day night: Chief, Ir. S. J. Welsh;
assistant chief, Davis Aruilield;
foreman, Ir. W. II. Houston; first
assistant foreman, (i. K. Flow; sec
ond assistant foreman, John Cor
ivll; treasurer, J. W. Hill; secre
tary, Wulter llelk; surgeon, Dr. S.
li. Stevens; chief engineer, John
Coirell; assistant engineer, J. W.
La 'lair; janitor, ltrown McCorkle;
counsel, Frank Aruilield.
Mr. J. M. McKwen of Mint Hill
was in town yesterday anil showed
Tho Journal oflice a curiosity in
the way of an old newspiilM-r. It is
The Charlotte Journul, dated April
8, 1H 7. The startling item of news
hi the old sheet is an account ol the
buttle of lliicmi Vista, which was
fought ou the '."-'ndol I lie preceding
February. This shows tho way
news traveled in those days. The
old paper was found among the ef
lecls of the late Ivcuben Wedding
ton. The Supreme court last week
handed dow n a decision in the case
of Mrs. Martha Ioekliiirt and oth
ers ugninst Mrs. Lizzie Covington,
affirming the decision of the lower
court in favor of the tlelenilunt.
This suit was brought by the plain
tiffs to annul the will of the late
Jas. (I. Covington, by which the
Covington home phut' in Monroe
was left to Mm. Covington, the suit
resting on the contention that the
will of Mnj. D. A. Covingtou
provided that in case any of
(lis heirs died without issue their
portion of tho real estate should re
turn to the other memln-iu of the
Tho Mr. Prospect community
vesterdav put itself in the van iu
the rapid progress old I'uion is
making in educational develop
ment, by voting special school
tax npou itself. The uuiiiIht regis
tered was r!, the number voting
4S ;W of whom were for and only
10 against. We congratulate the
people of the community. The trus
t-e are P. W. Plyler, li. P. Plylcr,
A. L. Helms, W. L. Prealar, P. V.
Kichardsou, H. A. Lattaan. They
Little, who is danger
He w ill In-gone for m-v
Mr. P. M.
end day s.
Prof. K. C. linsiks went to lull
eigh last Thursday night to Is-gin
his duties as assistant to the State
SuH-riutendeiit of Public I list rue
I ion. He w ill lie in Monroe ugaiu
ill Iwo or three weeks.
Mrs. W. H. Price of Love licvrl
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. II
I, Crow ell. This is the first lime
she has been iu Monroe for four
teen years, her health U-ing very
Prof. J. D. Hodges, who taught
school here twenty -live years ago,
and w hose rigorous discipline is yet
reiiicuibered bv some of our middle
aged citizens who were then young
hoM-fuls, sM-nt Satiirday and Sun
day here. He is now suM'rintcnd
cut of education in Davie county.
Mr. Ik W. llaker has closed :
contract w ith a cotton null organ i
zation at l linton, is. i ., to make a
million and a half of brick, ami
will at once move his plant to that
plait-. Mr. Hiker was preparing
to begin w ork licit' and had ordered
new machinery shipped here, but
changed his plans on account of
An industrious daikcv was
heard to remark on the street e.u h
one morning last wt-ek: "Well.
boss, Fse Ihtii liviu' licit- cls-r
since dc war, an' dis is tie fust
time dat I els-r couldn't get cr lit
tic snicker w hen I wanted it 'fore
hreakus if I had de money to pay
fer it. It sho do U at all. Dis here
const ut ion's g 't cr Is 'pealed or
The town alderiimn w ill have a
meeting this afternoon or tonight
to consider the advisability of
abandoning the artesian well w liich
Ihey have for sometime lia.l-a man
trying to remove an olistruetNiu
from. 1 he task of gelling it cleared
out now aps-ars to Is' a hopeless
one, mid the mailt r of abandoning
it, taking up the third well, or dig
gllig a new one, will In- discussed.
One well is at present furnishing
the entire supply.
The following Monroe people
went to Charlotte to hear Nordica
yesterday and hist night: Mesd. lines
Koseoe I'll i lei, A. M. Croxton, D.
. Houston, A. A, hiiiev and C.
W, Ayscue and Miss Dla liruiicr,
Miss Pat Adams, lVaiHirillin, and
MesihimeM W. C. Heath, Julian
tirilliu, J. S. I last v. (i. D. Kiuoin,
S. II. (ireen, J. J. Crow, II. A.
Morrow, and lev. (ico. II. Atkiu
son, and .Messrs. Iilcliu Wolle,
Joliu Stewart and F.d Crow,
i ItOKKLWS litT FINE U AK. Closing 4 Wolcy Chand (iradnl
! I S.hUd.
The Vn CaplurcJ licre Are Nm i ..,!h aiolma. w ilh lln-.-l.s-in
Federal I'ri-cn IJvward of le.e to l h.M tliio mouth, will
$fiIO.iK - ,WlhoUs ol lUe Safc-
Sherirl K A. Horn and the irv
era! other t:ti.vi !. atlciidtd
ouirt at liitt in ille. S. I'., lasl
-k. all n-tui:i-l Fiid.iv. The
men who were caotuntl lu-re in
;oi Im!i!v hate uiole lli.ui uur l.uu
jid pltMie s . Mlpp rlrd
wl.i!y la p.i't ' I---..1 il ;..ii.
a l.ir-t- pioHit ion ! liji in t i:i;
T My Customers.
I have laiught out the local mar
ket of Moiau irilliu and will
inn al tin- same Iaiid, in t to
l.uu Uu 's jewt-ln stor-, I am
very grateful to my ciis:i.iih-i for
I heir l n-l- id tin- past ami l.o
Ihey ill is -lit 1 1, lie to give Hit- their
IaRE & LER,
DRY GOCDS, SGIiO'iS, flOTHih, GUTS' HRIISEIIGS, E1T
m SHOE SI02S 15 I0JE0L
lu i;..-mi ll ili!ritls. liid in li,i a'K-;v i s.i.iu .. n.iiii:;, cn.uiiu.
m.ltet W.sl.1 Cli.us I l.r.id.sl I" give g.l iiital. fair w. i"hls.uid
il I litoll c. ll:it s
S 1...4 ,
liev. M. Mci. Shields, who
preached at Wesley Chapel Thurs-
iv, is a brother in law of licv. ,
V. Watson, who will Is- pastor of
the Monroe liuptist church after
June 1st. He was iusliuiiieiital in
getting Mr. Watson to go to lias
touia lour years iigo. Mr. Shields
sail) that when he left home to
come down here last week, some of
Mr. Watson's memlicrs lold him if
he saw any Baptist preachers w hile
away like the one lit' got for them
Is-fore to bring one back w ith him.
Mr. J, K. Klird went over in
Stanly last week uud sold a nice
large monument to a man who is
not yet dead, old uncle Andrew
lloueyeiilt, well known by all the
)ld cop!t of the surrounding conn
tl v. Ihc old gentleman is now in
Ins !!."! li ear, but has Ih-cd con
lined to his bed for four years. He
bought the monument for himself,
his first wife, and his present wile,
who yet lives and is only about 40
years old. The old man says that
he has caught w ild horses in Stan
ly in his youth, shot liutl'alo and
killed deer innumerable at the big
salt lick, now the city of liig Lick.
Miss I'.tta Williamson and .Air.
Wilson (irilliu were married in the
Presbyterian church last Wednes
day evening at 7:.'K. Tho cere
mony was performed by Jlcv. J. A.
Dorritce of Charlotte. I he wed
ding march was pluycd by Mrs. H.
II. Luncy. The ushers were Messrs.
Wrislon lice and Clyde Motgiin;
the hi'idcmiiidt, Misses Katie Fair-
Icy, Maggie Crowcll and Janie lyce;
groomsmen, Messrs. John l eiike.
Clarence Houston uud (ilcnn Wolfe.
The groom came iu with his Is-st
man, Mr. eil lvcdlearn. Ihc
bride entered with her sister, Miss
Margie Williamson, who acted as
nni id of honor. The church w us
most beautifully decorated for the
occasion. Mr. and Mrs. (irilliu
left at oic-e for Washington city.
The bride and groom are among
the most popular young cople of
A short man-chase wus the di
version of Policeman Lancy, ('apt.
Fletcher and Mr. A. J. Hohr lust
night. About Rundown yesterday
evening while the colored family
that live on Mr. gain Helms' place
three miles south of town were in
the field, some one set fire to their
house. They discovered it in time
to put it ouL and scut word to
town, when tne men mentioned
aliove went out with the dogs to
trail the would-be incendiary. The
dogs took a trail and followed it to
rock wall, but no further. Here,
met yesterday sftemoon after the, tho men were told that a Degro
election and at once began to (lis- had been seen to nioont a mule
cuss ways and means. Their first about the time of the Are, and they
effort will be to build a good school came to the conclusion that is why
boose. Uie trail was low.
l-k-oK. . .1. III'M VI I TT.
The Marshville coiiim-iivmt-ut
is in progress today. Dr. .1. C.
Howe preached the sermon Sunday
to a large congregation, anil thc
addrcwi was delivered IihI.iv b
Hon. Stephen McllllWe. J'rof. S,
J. Iliiiieveutt and wife, who have
been with ihc school Iwo years,
will not ism t nine longer. Prof.
HiiiH-ycutt will probably take a
university course. He is a lii.e
teacher ami has made a success of
the school. It is with real regiti
that we Icani that they will not
stay longer iu the counly. Our
lust wishes go with tin-in. n-4 do
those of hosts of others of the
A Fine Recommendation.
Mr. W. J. Kudge has received
the follow iug line testimonial of the
excellent program given by the
Chicago lilts' Club, which sipHars
here on the l -th. It is w ritten by
Mi's. J. W. Yates who is now in
Abls-ville, S. C. as follows:
"I had lilt) pleasure id hearing
the Chicago lilee iu the opera
house on the '.'othof April. It was
an altogether charming pel bu m
ancc Iroiii tlic Inst to the last mini
Is-rof the program. K.u h selec
tion was line and was received by
the audience with rapturous :ii
ilause. -Hi-member Now Thy Cre
ator was grand. I want ou Moii
roc people, uud cmicci.iIIv tin- inn
sic loving ones, to give llieiii u full
house. I w ish I could hear them
itgaiu. I'm sure you'll get your
The count v conimissioneis. Messes
S. K. Delk. A. J. Brooks and II. !
I I 'rice, nut iu regular monthly j
session yi'stenhiy. 'Ihey were not!
able to finish up Hie business, and'
took a recess till tomorrow. The j
i jin y appointed to lay out the road
I from the Mt. Canncl section to ;he
Duster road reported Unit the same
had Is'i'ii done, and that tin- dam
ages had turn claimed and assexM-d.
Tlic report was accepted uud tin
road turned over to (lie supervi
sors. A pet it nni vvas leeeiveil from
rilieus of Monroe township asking
It r a new load Irom the illoiigli '
by road to the I'lice .Mill road and j
ordered nilv citiM'd. A im-i il ii ui I
was also received asking lor the
re opening of the load Irom Mon
roe iy way of J. 1). Medlin's to a
point near John I'istol's and or
dered advertised. I 'el il ion was
filed for a public mad from Wax-
haw to I Vm.i I it h, leaving the Wax
haw uud ( isccol road near S. M.
Howie's residence and by way of
tin- Mc.Miu i v loi ilon lu' mile creek.
Onlcrcil filed and advertised,
'Squire Lancy Has the Fowls-
t',trh'-niVm-)' cf Hit' .luiiriiiil
Allan, May I. The weather
still remains cool, bill the tanners
arc going on rapidly with their
work, (lue mini said In- believed
he would hold up until spring
opened. W heat and mils still look
promising, although tliechiiich bug
and red tu-t are beginning their
work of destruction.
Tin-re is an iibuniluiit crop of
fruit, especially of peaches.
I think warm weather isat hand,
for Hob While" can be beard,
uud that is it it indication of spring,
and the protection of the law is in
Miss Almella Harris of Allan
was married last Thursday in Ashe
villc to Mr. Merchant of Hendi-r-sonville.
Mr. Frank (lay of Augusta, (hi.,
son of Mr. I. K. (lay of Allan, is to
be married on Wednesday, th
inst., to Miss Sarah Jam- Broom,
daughter of Mr, X, W. Broom of
this tow nship.
Mr. Brown Luncy nnd sister,
Miss Carrie, of Chesiei field, S. C.
spent Saturday uud Sunday with
relatives in this vicinity.
Mrs. II. (i. 1 1 "bh kiss is still lin
gering on her lied of ulllictiou. She
is no iH-tter.
Mr, J. C. Lanev had a turkey
lieu to come "11 with nineteen young
Inrkevs, hatching every egg. He
has ;lj tin keys, 10 goslings, 100
young chickens, and Ih-cs swarming
every day. These keep him busy.
Tho Ih-cs bile sometimes, mid oil,
how it hurts! J. C. I..
An Important Request to Certain
FrienJs of Temperance.
I w ish to meet one rcpri'sc ututive
from each township in Monroe at
court house, second Saturday iu
May, ut 2 o'clock, to plan temper
ance campaign lor I nion counly.
I ask the lollow nig to be present or
see that his tow nship is represented
by some other good man: liiilonl,
Jcrre C. Lunc; (ioose Cn-ck.T. L.
A. Helms; Jackson, It. X. XisU-t;
Umes Creek. T. J. Hugginsj Marsh
Villi', a 11. Maish; Monroe, II. D
Stewart; Xcw Salem, C. J. H-as-
wellj Sandy Ilidgc, W. II. Philips;
ance, D. J. Hi-mby; also It. ( .
Ashcraft, wcrelary and treasurer
of league. J. It. Wai.KK.k,
Waxhaw, X. ('.,
President Anti Saloon League
of Union County.
Cotton Seed Wanted.
Until May Hllh we will pay LS
cents for cotton seed; after that
dalo we will buy no more seed until
the new crop comes in.
Mokmok On. Mill
Pure New Orleans Mola'sei at
75 cents at S. II Hudson's.
If yon want to borrow money go
to the Savings, Loan and Trust Co.
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mt-ii ii ii-ii noil r.tliv icii-ii oi on .ik j -. , , ,
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IU. Ill rfllll ...OIII III.' INt.'lll. 1 ; .
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-w-iitt-uistl lo live years in Ihe Fi-d
jeral pnsonut Atlanta. They uie:
j .l.i lues Ling, tin !-- Logers, W.il
iter Wood and II. R Wilson.
hi ll tin ir seiiti-iitt-s air complete
tliev will no douU Is- held for trial
j in the Stall- cunts for ale robbing
at Charlotte and Matthews.
Mi-ssis. Frank Aimlii-ld uud T.
J. Ji-iolui- of Monroe went tolintii
villi-and :ipM-ariil for the men.
1 III- I lilted S,li- giivi-lllllll'lll
h.i-s a standing it-waid of ?Jini f.u
I the captuie of any man who roba
postolliee. Thi'lv is therefore s:mi
j reward for soiiiclmdv for the cap
jture of these four. The olliii-l
I heii' who did the wolk will doubt
i less get the in. .licv , as they me ccr
tainly entitled to it.
At the (iris-iiville t-oiiit laM
wisk. allot her M-t of meii were tl led
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W lieu one of t Ilex- men w as put on
Ihe stand, I'liliit-man Williams ot j
Monroe instantly hi ..gi.ied him
us a tramp whom he had mri-sti-d
here for vagrancy some nionllis
ago. When taken 1 p here, he up
h aicd to Is- lueii-ly an iiiollensive
Iramp. and was turned I. him- w ith
nut any punishment.
The CI line of safe blow iug is won
detl'iillv prevalent in the South
now. Two separate bauds of rob-Is-is
have Ist-u ai rested by I'uion
county olii.vrs alone in a short
time past. I liese wen- the ones
just spoken of. uud those arrested
at Maishvil'ie for Nile cracking al
Moivi-n, the leader of whom, Tre
vor, has escaped the pcliltciit iary .
All these fellows appear loin- from
cities of the Xorlli. Il must be
thai they have the idea that the
South is a line field to oi. iale in
wihoiil daiiger of Is ilig detected.
ill which support ion they si-t-m to
have made a feaiful mislake.
'1 heir luoi'.e of sale blow iug is in
leicslin. It is said Ui.lt Ihey force
small steel wedges into a safe door
far enough to make a small era. k.
l'utty is then placed aioiiml this
crack so as to liiake a little tlllct,
which l tilled with lllllo glycerine.
I'poii the llni.l is placed a dyiiu
Hi lit- cap, which is fastened to a
fuse. lieu everything is in read
iness the fuse is lighted, the cap
explodes, and the concussion iu
turn explodes tin1 nitroglycerin!-,
vv hich sends the sale door to smith
OK KIM U
Cotton Oil Mill for Waxhaw.
Cf . -(M'li.l. ni-. "f Tlx- .li.itnm!
Waxlniw, May I. Waxhaw is to
hav e a cotton seed oil mill. A com
panv has been organized, cii'ipi.v .l
of business men of the tow n. Mr.
J. I.. Iioilmail will lie president.
.1. M. .Niven secretary and tica.s
n i it, and II. W, Broom general
manager. The plant w ill be located
on the Broom lot where Broom
Son's giuueiy was binned last fall.
Brick making will Is- begun at
once, nnd the company expects to
have everything lu readiness lor
the fall trade. Tin' mill will be id
twenty tons capacity and will have
iu up lo dale ginnery attached.
Mr. J. 1.. Walkup, I'tipri'scuta
live lor (he Frcshy tcriuii Standard
of Cliailolli-, is spending this week
it home wild his latnily iu Wax-
Miss liuhy Thompson, who has
lieen visiting in Lanes Creek, will
be accompanied home' by Miss
People's Literary Club.
The next meeting of the People's
Literary Club of I.ancs Creek will
be held at lielilah school house on
Saturday, May I Hth. exercises be
ginning ul J o'clock. Tin- follow
ing program will lie rendered:
lii'citalion Miss F.vu Lee.
Fssay Miss Connie Home.
Declamation -Mr. May Belk.
Spelling Match Conducted by
Mr. Charlie Simpson'.
Sketch of (ieorgc Washington
Mi.ss l.cla Thomas.
Adv ice to Young People Mr.
A. V. Williams.
Heading Miss Susie Williams.
Fssay Miss Inez Little.
Budget d' Fun Miss Kcbccca
Home seekers! Lookup in this
issue the advertisement ol Hie auc
tion sale of lots on easy terms by
the I'uion Peal K-late Company.
After one of the hottest lighls iu
the history of Charlotte. Mr. P.M.
Brown. Democratic nominee, was
elected mayor of the cily over Mr.
T. S. Franklin, independent candi
date, by a majority of '.'JO. .Mr.
Brown received L'.'OO voles.
Our local Life Insurance Com
pany will receive members ut a
vcrv low rale until tliev get itoo
incuilx'rs. Xow is the time to join.
Urunt-r & limy fell "Force,"
the line prepared food which
strengthens and invigorates.
The business of the Savings Iian
and Trust Co. is growing steadily,
(.live it your deposits.
Communication From Mr. Mc
Necly. Mr. F.ditor- I desire to recom
mend the new insurance company
this has just bern organized in our
county, the Union btncvolci.t
Life Insurance Campany. I have
taken a policy in it and think out
people should avail themselves of
this offer of cheap insurance, it
being the cheapest insurance one
can get. Respectfully,
I the cv
lt !l till- til x hool
111 Noith I ir.-iuii.
iu Iii." ts.udi
splendid building has
Li u couiiilcti'd and will mh.ii l-
piiiit.-d. In il is a nice uptight
piano. 'I lieie are seveial f..itiiait
In. lit-, and the house is a Iwo Mol v
i. lie. TI.e sit-i.nd -i..ii has .
1 lie J .-ii.g i verews l.i Tl.llls
il.iv was ail : 1 idcit I.h.iI
sll..' i-ll-l.t. Il -h..llld l- n illelu
lK i. dtli.it this s liooi is a strictly
I. H ll ... e. l l I..I Ihe pi-.. pie i.
that l oliillillllll v. Ml. ... I led by
II. .'i.iveh.-v and luu for eight
lieoith- in Ihe year. I he glade ol
wolk runs 1 1 iu Ihe piiiuary as
lujli us tin- advancement of the
ehlblleii of the fi.muiuiiil y icipint-!.
The closing ei I. Ix scliibl.us .1 one
whole ilay, and tin- people of tin
c.mmiihiiy tin in d out and pic
HI. k. d oil the "Colli, ds. Thllstheic
illleli st III lllls s Ii.h.I is it nielili-d
..ud its value to tin in doubled. L-
thi'V love it. take a pude in :
it and - ..iv for it. In tin- loreuooii
; L'eV. Mi-4i. Shields, Ihe young j
I Presbyterian pa-tor at li.isionia. !
pica, bed a splendid senium, his
illicit.!- Ising I in- sttoiii-uiciit llf
liiisi. .iier .iiniH'i aiiiin-xses
vil li' made by ongrcsinan LoIm-iI ,
N. Page and Mr. li. F. Beisley.
The I 'll.
of all Ihe peoj.l.-." and Mr. Page
on Ihe value ol individual ell. .it in
education. It so ha pi msl licit
the tvio piicii-s well almost i-ont-
.It-ti i. ul - of each olhi-r.
The pi ineipal. Pr.'f. Dairy uiple,
then aiiiioiiiiei d that tin- two gohl
medals would Is- liie.sentnl. oin-
U-ing given by Mr. P. B. L'edwiue
of .M.iiiroi-, mid I In- other by Mr. I
Sam T. Howie, now of Charleston,
S. ('..sou of Capl. S. (i. Ilowii'.j
I hey were o tiered for Im scholar-1
s'.ip during the year and wen- won
l.y Miss ilnia Wiiiehesti-r and
Miss Blight Misuf. Tin Profess., i"
l.inisi If had oil. red a plie .r each
ln.y ami girl who missed attending ,
no day iliirin the entire session, i
II.. loo.ollliei'il Itiat folll' of lliesi. CLK
l.rics had liccii won. The wiliticcs
were Jane Presley, Pearl Price
Hampton Price and Fail Price
i he honor roll was given ns fn.
lows: Putt to Price, Amy House,
tir.nlv and .1 .inns llaulicid. Fail
and Hampton Price, Lelia. Lester
and l.i si' vv in. iicsi.t, vv iniiie
Price, Main ice Pi ice, Cleveland
Moore, I i i ii li i in and Preston I law
field. erni' Moore, Yennic lleluis,
.1. ill n Winchester, Blight Presley,
Amelia H.iwlielil and I 'at lie Woe-
Prof. Dnlrwiipli' has won much
praise for himself from the patrons
ol the school, ami Ins assistant,
Miss Price, has given perfect satis
faction. Ihey will Ixilli continue
w ith Ihe school next session. The
exercises showed that IlieV, as well
as their students, had done go.nl
woik during the year. Tin-pro
griini can icd mil in the evening
is piiiilid III last week s.loiicniil.
g.Kl ib lively. U- sine to call on
Ille or 'phone when 111 ii.-cd of any
thing iu the lush meal line.
l;. sct fully. II. .. Will II .
The Sav ings. Luu and i'nisl Co.
pays iuti-n-st ipincleily on small
amounts i1chv.iIi d. Stall an -i
fount with il and have your did
dit-ii lo do it.
c es.-cl.ee i l the whc.it Kii"
Foioe," an ! it is an i.lctlJ
F. r s,ilc bv I '.rum r 1Lh 9
A.lvtTtist'iiienU mill 1 1- iii-.-it. d
this r.iluniil ut llir pi let- ul i.iur ten!
wotj, rati iu a.lv,itic-.
it-lii tl o
1 in tii-i
Mrs XI M.
ATI K AM .i, kl MS
. -II v It tl-1 l.i- Mld hy It c
srttteuu-ut utut be ha !
-otnmittcf . riea-p t! i
juyii.i; ymii mjtrr mi I I
i-'i.l to the me is Milti.
nail u. -t., a.- .
tt.ttl t natirt i
hl n n:s. A
Spring and Summer line now ready.
Also youths' and boys' new cuts and
weaves. Neckwear, all the colors of the
Shoes, Shoes, Shoes!
For men, women and children
l: C. Asia-mil, Cilv I t. as.
W A l t II khI AIKIM.
I-St 111 t'.ll 111 IMIl f
I hc t lu .ip
an. I as K..i,it
is me ik-sI lu itlililv. Ml uo:k tctmi
antretl. V. Ol'urli, at ( ijnil ..'s sl.trr.
;j linos HERE before you buy ANYWHERE.
; cm l i' v M i-.n
OS1 l-.ur ol
- I mil touv a
-i ej al biiitifsl
II. . While.
I'M I .III 1)1 K"
Li tacit s in case, viitli
11 I tilllTlt-il SIH'C
V. II. Vk-
MJ's njme on it. Kt-tuiu I. Utii.
111 I'eoplr's Mutual l.itt- liiMiraur-
Ctiiiidiiy is now it tilv fr Imisi
iil-ss. W ntt to ur call an K. V. I.iin-
See all t
CAKIiVevi-ivlliiiu; you have ill old
liun to J. I) I'aiku.
RI.MT.MUPK yjti cm i;et the best f
fii h niral at J. 1). I'aihri mar- i
Kit. I'huiie No. .(i.
the St.tr Calf (.a a luce lunch
nice mt-al at any tune ot ilay.
K. K. Wat!. ins. Manager.
K. Poster ln'fore yuu buy
Kai'tlen st-etl ami i-eej po-
nni i 'iTi.is
r it. in it
ril n I'll lill l.C.
it i i in.
is in i. .in ii
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Mil rs N 111 K N s
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SKI.I I ,
Our Shoes Talk.
Battle ftxe. Stone Crulicr
V anil Otncr Reliable Brands.
We have walked the earth over. We have
seen all kinds of shoes with our many eyes, but
j have not seen any that equal us. Our soles are
pure, i nero is nothing: within us that is shod
dy, and we are strong and durable. When the
hair was taken oil" us, unliko Samson, we did
not become weak, but grew stronger and
stronger as time passed, and to-day our
strength is felt all over tho world. We tramp
fill nations, and expect to tramp the earth
when all other shoes aro forgotten. We are
made in all styles and grades for men and wo
men and those who wear us will always be
well heeled. We are sold in all styles and can
always be found at
..J. Y. Doster's..
lll'.. s I I III.
.THIS 1 Ii. Ill l
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BANK OF UNION,
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If you will permit
is Id demonstrate to you the need
;( Insurance, c are satisfied that
you will no longer be without it.
Level headed n-.eti realize the
importance of Insurance; but we
wish ty talk lo those who are not
fully aware of the advantages ol
Insurance, and respectfully solic
it an oppottunily to give them
Host anil strongest companies
Gordon & Thompson.
i Election Notice.
Nuliee is lirreliy ivtu to tlic jus
I tiers nf the prace and tlic nullity rum
inisMiMM is uf I'liinii fiHjuty, ainl tlit
aldrrinru of Moiiinc, the roniiiiissiiiu.
j cm of Waxhaw uul M.ir"li ille, to
I inert in the nun t house in joint
i si oil on the fust Monday in June, il
being June ist, iijoj, for the purpose
I of rlei-tnii! cotton ueiehtrn lot he
tuwiiH of Monroe, W.ixliau and NUr.-li-ville.
A. J. I;K00KS, th in.
llounl Co, Com.
Valuable Timbor Land for Sale
Hy i Mm- "fun hl.-r nf llti mijhi i..r ( i.ih i ..f
I n ifii -miihi . tnuli- in 1 rii- hnif f"i h
lllllllt-.i J .ill.i. H'lnMhl-lMlMt .if
nr I Kf in. '1 ri-H4,.., - t i, K Hirln',
I All! - II lit Hli!i nllrUiHI. fit tlH'i'..t I).,,).,
.t'.iir in Mmiihn . I ui"ii i''unl , Nnr'li i k r 1 1 1 1 tt ,
nil Millll , till'
8th day of June, 190),
it tiit. t i( ImikI t Itiir in Huf'T-l t" Mlil
i'mhiuv. N. r,, M'iji.iiiiim ih Iniid- i
I mulf lull k. K A K..!..'---i, th.
Willi t. ol lillltllnL' i H'l k, Imllluli il H-
H U iniiiiiir Hi it '-tflltt' nil tin- m -i -ii
M .iittH- i"it't, run .:i a.-'min- in h -?;il..
t. ;i l. i'-, ilit-iirc N W. ' -U,iiii. if ; -i;,ki-t.
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m -tuk.' i.v ;i I. j - n n ;i I r r, i-Iihh.-
i.. -rnU, thrii.-c N . a rh.titi.-l--ik..
It'.HI'lnf On IHC' lit K IHrh.iiii- itn.KlM iMtU
l. M 'lllki- l. i li j - , III- lift- K U A l li.Mlls.
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l-'iilltl- It -l k- IU IT Ii J - . Hi! IICI- ih t
vSiiln. t.. tl t i I. j - . th.-tli-r 11 1. III.- r..a I
1 1' cllMltf lit t ill' U'iMlllH HI. ' "II till HI M li I'll Hi'lc
iii. .rf ..r . -. cm i ri In Ur 1 Ktmii - t,
M I hhc mii.I w if-, i-v . I iviri.icr.'.l iu
.f 'It.' i i.l- t.f tin- K.-i.'1-tiT ..(
c.N .f I 111-ll i-.'HIlM
l i m- mm,. Until cn-'i, ri-niti nilcr on n rri. lit
of i it 1 1 1 in. mt It-, with iii'tu--i from itiiv nf -lc,
1 l.v U.h.I mi. I H..rMV,-,
Drink Eu vita,
Tlu- new f.nintain diink tlutt is just the thins. It makes J'OU
t) 'eel Rtiri.l, because it baiiihe all your troubles, and makes
you ej.i l y ni ate living, l.tivita is non-alcoholic and non
f stiir.iilatitif,'. Il is one f the greatest digestion aiders on
a I'.ntli. Yuu cm eat tvh.it y tut want ami as much as you want
J ami never be truubletl with indigestion if you drink Euvita.
It is nut a drug, but a pi re wholesome beverage, anil equally
I .is .1
L-li;:hilul in summer as in winter, lie who drinks Euvita
drinks health. 1'on't fail to give it a trial. Five cents, at
Simpson, Jr. 's Soda I 'oiitilain.
i.'.iii ... ! mm ).iir. l.rt-. . i.'r i. full. u.il
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J tt I VM V . A.linr.. .-. I ..
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A.lnn... I. T"!.'- A A. I I.l
nx.l K . . VV ill. mil.. All)
To Whom It May Concern.
I hereby certify that I have this
day applied for insurance in The
Union llenevolent Life Insurance
Company. 1 know nil uf the ofli
cors personally and have entire
confidence in their integrity and
ability, and believe their plan ol
insurance will prove under their
management highly successful.
KALI H tHiillS Of M CHICAGO 6UI CLUt.
This Rili-nilitl Club will lu
lu Muni-no on the night of
Tuemliiy, May lJth. They
will give to Monroe an filler
taininotit of the highest order,
cienn, lively and clever.
deceives the grealedt pmiwe
from press and ioipli This
is a sample: "The Chicago
lilee Club was the attraction
of the Lyceum Conine last
night, and proved a very iu
tcre.it ing one. Each niemlier
was encored and aeveral more
The Latest. !i
We have just received a new lot ol Shirt Waist Sets In Gray
and (hodicd 5ilver for
Heads, all colors
licit Pins, the SO cent lot, for..
. 25 cents
Close out lot 50 cent Hat Pins lor 25 cents
W hen you pass our store look at the display In our window
and take your choice for 25 cents-
The W. J. Rudge Co.
W. S. BI.AKCNEY,
A. M. 5TACK,
Bank of Union.
Safe, But Progressive and Liberal.
A modern banking house with every facility for the prompt and
careful handling of all business.
Get one of our Pretty Steel Banks,
carry it home, deposit your savings and get interest on them.