THE MONROE JOURNAL.
VOLUME XI. NO 47
MONROE, N. C, TUESDAY JANUARY 3 1908
One Dollar a Year
News Item of Interest.
A big Kteautrr, tie North tiirn,
vrtit ou lb nxki at IVp ILttlerM
in the pile last wwk, but the crew
van rvM-mil by the life aaviug rta
tioua there. The ship waa ea route
from TeiM to New York ladeo
A little before noon Thursday
one of the uit beloved men in
Kalei;h, Jaiiu-a II. A 1 ford, almost
aeveuty years old, waa shot dowo
ml fatally injured in bis printing
eKtahlbtbtueut by It IK Byuum, a
man of .'U years, oue of his partners
iu the job printing ttnsiuesa.
The Raleigh correspondent of the
Charlotte Olserver says that the
"public school eouiuiittee of Hal
eigb township will ak the legists
ture to enact a compulsory educa
tion law fur the public schools in
the towiudiip. Editor J. V. Bailey
of the Biblical Kecoitler is appoint
ed a committee to draft to cover it
There is little doubt that scorn
pulsory education law will be en
acted before long covering all the
Western North Carolina counties,
and there ought to be such laws for
some communities id the east '
Sir. 8. IX North, director of the
Census, writes a letter to Represen
tatire Burleson of Texas ho was
instrumental in passing the law di
recti ng the department to gather
the cot to u ginnrrs statist u-s, in
which he says there is a movement
ou foot in the South to defeat this
purpose by withholding informa
tiou from the agents. He says that
if this is true the work cannot go
on, as it is impossible without the
hearty co-operation of the South.
Mr. Burlcsou agrees with Director
North that the ginners reports are
a great benelit to the planter and
exjiects to try to auieud the law.
Kvery branch of the American
tobacco trade is to lie thoroughly
investigated by the bureau of cor
porations under the direct ion of the
department of commerce and labor.
Secretary Metcalf has continued
the announcement, and so did At
torney Geueral Moody. James K.
Garfield will be iu active control ol
the investigation. Mr. (iarlield
claims that be will have authority
to siimmoii witnesses from every
branch of the trade. The grower,
the retailer, the wholesaler, and all
through whose hands the tobacco
passes will lie called to tell him iu
what way and to what exteut their
busiuess bus been injured by the
operations of the so-called tobacco
Union County Schools tutf ' 2-Jackaoa Forest, J. it. r
a catiiui. v.. .1 Tinih fnrtviat free
The following is a list of all the public school run
schools in this county sustained
holly or in part bv public fuuds,
also the teachers for each during
the term 1904 05, and their post
offices. AH schools not marked
"private" or "local tax," are ran
entirely out of the geueral school
tunds of the couuty.
Monme Graded Schools, for white
and colored, supported by taxatiou
in town of Monroe, receive pro
rata share of county funds, as rural
local tax districts Prof. J. I.
lUst, superiuteudent, with ten
teachers for white school and two
White schools: No. 1 Belle
field, Ray (iriftin, Mouroe, route 3.
No. 2 North Mouroe, Miss Mat
tie ttrittin, Monroe.
No. 3 Cedar Grove, Miss Lillian
Cuthbertson, Monroe, route 3.
No. 4 Rock Rest, V. B. Fun
derburk and Miss Lillian Wil
liatns, route 1.
No. 5 Dottier, Miss Dora Rich
ardson. Mineral Springs.
No. 6 Fowler, Miss Bertha Se
crest, Monrte, route 2.
No. 7 High Hill, Miss Bessie
Guin, Monroe, route t.
No. 8 Csrmcl, Miss father Bit
ens, Monroe, route 4.
No. 9 Salem, Miss Bright Rich
ardson, Monroe, route 5.
No. 10 Shiloh, Miss Rilla Ilia
son, Mouroe, route .
No. 11 Tindle, Miss Ktta Bclk,
Mouroe, route 5.
No. 12 1'iiion Grove, J. M.
Austin, Monroe, route 2.
No. 1.1 lngate School (pri
vate, with public school taught iu
connection), I'rof. M. B. Dry and
Colored schools: No. 1 North
Mouroe, C. Killingsworth, Mou
No. 2 Newfoundland, Matilda
No. .'1Stewart, . J. Harrison,
Waihaw, route 4.
No. 4 Thomnsville, M. C. l'res-
son, Wiug-.it a,
No. 51 uion Springs, hvalutu
bertfcm, Monroe, route 2.
No. 6 Wingate, S. A. Wiuflcld.
The greatest system renovator.
Ifcwtores vitality, regulates the kid
neys, liver and Ntotiiarli. If Hoi
listers Rocky Mouutaiu Tea failsto
cure get your money back. That's
fair. :!."(., tea or tablets. English
Nile Did Croakus leave a wid
ow! Giles No; she left him about a
year before he died.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
Abtoluttly Harmless. 1 lie fact ol giving-
children madiciae containing in
jurioui substances, ii sometimes more
disastrous thao the disease from which
they are suffering;. Every mother should
know that Chamberlaia's Cough Rem
edy is perfectly safa for children to
take. It contains notliiug harmful and
for coughs, cold and croup is unsur
passed. For sale by C, N. Simpson,
Jr., and S. J. Welsh.
Bacon How many servants does
your wife require!
KgbertTwo; one going and one
coming. You km Statesman.
Impoverished soil, like impov
erished blood, needs a proper
fertilizer. A chemist by analyz
ing the soil can tell you what
fertilizer to use for different
If your blood is impoverished
your doctor will tell you what
you need to fertilize it and pve
it the rich, red corpuscles that
are lucking in it. It may be you
need a tonic, but more likely you
need a concentrated fat food,
and fat is the element lacking
in your system.
There is no fnt food that is
so easily digested and assimi
of Cod Liver Oil
It will nourish' nnd strengthen
the Issly when milk and cream
fail to do it. Scott's Emulsion
'is always the same; always
palatable nnd always ls-ncflcial
; where the body is wasting from
any cause, either in children
V H' will uu4 ftm a Mnpe trt.
Reanre that tliia lic
(are in tk form of a
InM m on th wmppif
of rrery bottle ol hmul-
aiun jruo bnjr.
489 Pearl St., )Tew Tart
BOr. nnd l 00.
White schools: No. 1 Marsh
ille (local tax district), Prof. J.
K. Dowd and two assistants.
No. 2-Oilboa, li. U. Griffin,
No. 3-Faulks, Miss Lois Wil
liams, Wingate, route 1.
No. 4 Maple Springs, Miss
Mary Liles, Wingate, route 1.
No. ft Gaddy, J. M. hd wards,
No. li - Black Jack, G. W.
James, Marshville, route '1.
No. 7-Yoi k, W. L II. Baker,
Monroe, route 3.
Colored schools: No. 1 Caudle,
Mamie I'. Watkins, Marshville.
No. 2 Piney Grove, J. C. Cau
die, Monroe, route 3. I
No. 3 Nicey Grove, Raymond
No. 4 Hint Ridge, Mary J.
Thomas, Marshville, route 1.
No. 5 Hasty. J. R. Alsobrooks,
No. 0 Avenue, Grace Johnson,
LANES CREEK TOWNSHIP.
White schools: No. 1 Union
(private school, running 4 months
extra this year), Prof. L L. Par
ker aud Miss Mabel Horn, Monroe,
No. 2-rCool Springs, Mrs, Emma
Green, Marshville, route 3.
No. 3 Smith, T. J. Huggins,
Marshville, route 3.
No. 4 Mills, not running this
No. a Brown Creek, Mrs. Julia
King, Marshville, route 3.
No. 6 Jenkins, Miss Annie liar-
rell, Mouroe, route 1.
No. 7 Beulab, MissMattie Pres-
son, Monroe, route 1.
No. 8 Belks, Miss Anuie Rush
ing, Monroe, route l.
Colored schools: No. 1 Gullege,
Mollie Covington, Marshville,
No. 2-Philadelphia, R. 0. Per
ry, Marshville, route 3.
White schools: No. 1 Richard
son, Al. II. Kicharuson, Monroe,
No. 2-Plyler, Miss Susan La
No. 3 Trinity (local tax dis
trict), Miss Ada Richardson, Hope.
No. 4 Parker, Miss Berdie
No. 5-Mt Pleasant, Miss Jnlia
Fnnderburk, Mouroe, route 1.
No. 6 Mt. Springs, Miss Connie
Horn, Monroe, route 1.
No. 7 Macedonia, Miss Mary
Parker, Marshville, route 1.
No. 8 Baker, Miss Eva Rich
ardson, Monroe, route 4.
No, 9 ML Prospect Rural Gra
ded School (local tax), Prof. R.
W. Elliott aud Miss Maggie Walk
up, Monroe, route 4.
No. 10-andy Ridge (local tax),
Jas. H. Edwards, Monroe, routs 4.
Colored schools: No. 1 Silver,
A. t. Coleman, Monroe, route 4.
No. 2-Clarksville, a F. Doster,
Monroe, route 4.
No. 3 Starnes, R. A. Massey,
Monroe, route 1.
No. 4 Laney, Isiah Timmons,
Monroe, ronte-4. ,
No. 6 Silver Mission, R. B. Bel
ton, Waxhaw, route 2.
i ACXHON TOWNSHIP.
White schools: No. 1 White,
J. B. LitUe, Waihaw, route 2.
months), Baxter Grenoble, Wax
haw, route 1
No, 4 Rehobeth, Miss Maggi
No. 5-Waxhaw Institute (pri
vate school with public run in con
nection, 8 mouths in the year free
to all), Prof: J. R. Walk up aud
No. Walker, J. B. Godfrey
and Mrs. Fanchoa Be Li, axha
No. 7-Tolleee Hill (local tax
district), Mm W. R. McNeelyand
Miss Emily Men horter, ronte 2.
Colored schools: No. 1 McCains,
G. G. McCain, Waxhaw.
No. 2 Wilson, Addie Hender
son, W ax haw, route L
No. 3 Mcllwain, Mary B. Low
No. 4 Waxhaw, J. Gregg and
E. W. Mansev. Waxhaw.
No. 5 Craig, Mary McDonald,
ax haw, route 4.
No. e Davis, J. W. Massey,
axbaw, route 1.
SANDT KIlMiE TOWNSHIP,
White schools : Weddington
Academy (private school, public
school taught in connection), I'rof.
. H. Phillips and two assistants.
No. 2 Antiocb, Miss Rosa 1 res
son, Matthews, route IS.
No. 3 Union, Miss Mattie Gnb-
ble, Monroe, route 5.
No. 4 Pleasant Grove, B. F.
Howie, Waxhaw, route 4.
No. 5 Bonds Grove, Miss Ber-
nice Walkup, Waxhaw, route 3.
No. I Marviu, Miss Lillie Long.
Poortith. Private school runs 3
No. 7 Wesley Chapel Rural
Graded School (local taxation, 4
mouths' school), Prot. U. E. Stacey
and Miss Escar Ashcraft
No. 8 Howie Mine, Miss Mary
No. 9 Beulab, ' Rev. Chas.
Swift, Mouroe, route 5.
Colored schools: No. 1 Red
ding Springs, C. M. McNeil, Mat
thews, route 18.
No. 2 Marvin, J. L. Massey,
No. 3-Rea. .
No. 4 Libert y. Pearl Perry,
Mouroe, route fi,
White schools: No. I Mill
Grove, J. M. Guin, Indian Trail,
No. 2-Ceuter Grove, Miss Lilly
Honeycutt, Monroe, route 6.
No. 3 Red Bunks, RobL W.
No. 4 Indian Trail, W. J. Pratt
and Miss Nan Scales, Indian Trail.
No. 0 Sustar, J. Beasley Ben
ton, Indian Trail.
Colored schools: No. 1 Howie,
Sallie Hampton. Indiau Trail,
No. 2 Hudson, Isabel Williams,
OOOHK CREEK TOWNSHIP.
White schools: No. 1 Jerome,
W. R. Campbell, Oak Grove, and
T. L. Price, Loves Level.
No. 2 Brief, Mrs. Sturdivant
and Miss Elbe Mc A lister, Brief.
No. 3 Spruce Pine, a R. Biv-
ens, Longs Store.
No. 4 Ant loch. E. L. Baucom,
Longs Store, '
No. 5 Carriker, C. G. Morgan,
Uuiouvillc, rou'e 1.
No. 6 Pleasant Hill, Sam Long
aud A. M. S' )rcst, Uniouville.
No. 7 Piney Grove, G. R. Mul-
lis, Uniouville, route 1.
No. 8 Union Institute (private
school with public taught in con
nection) Prof, u. C Hamilton
and two assistants.
No. 9 Ebeneezer, Miss May
Cuthbertson, Indisn Trail, route 1.
No. 10 Belmont, 0. H. Clontz
and Miss Ida Hagler, Uniouville,
Colored schools: No. 1 Rock
Hill, J. W. Douglas, Indian Trail,
No. 2 Clinton, Milton Byrum,
No. 3 Jerusalem, Delia Colt-
raue, Monroe, route 2.
No. 4 Ridge Road, Lory B.
Douglass, Indian Trail, route 1.
NEW SALEM TOWNSHIP.
White schools: No. 1 Morgan,
C. V. McNeeley, Morgan's Mill.
No. 2 Euto, Mrs. Carrie James,
Olive Branch, roste 1.
No. 3 Ploasaut Hill, M. L.
James, Olive Branch, route 1.
No. 4 Edmonds, J. II. Parker,
No. 5 Smith, L. W. Preslar,
No. 6 Olive Branch, Miss Sal-
lie Hamilton, Olive Branch.
No. 7 Little, Miss Lillie Ham
ilton, Marshville, route 2.
No. 8 Holly, Miss Cora Rush
ing, Marshville, route 2.
No. 9 Stewart, Luther Hoggi us,
Marchville, route 2.
No. 10 Austin, Miss Delia Grif
No. 11-White, R, W. Scott,
No. 12 Miss Janie Liogle,
Colored school: No. 1 Olive
Branch, D. W. Tomberlin, Olive
Chamberlain's Ceugh Remedy
Tb Best Made, "la my opinion Cham
berlaio's Cough Remedy it lb beat
made for colds, says Mrs. Cora Wal
ker ol rorturniie. lai. mere it no
doubt about its btiog the best. Nooth
er will core a cold to quickly. Nooth'
er it to ture a prtvaanvt of poeomo
aia. No other it to pleasant tad tafs
to lake. These art good reasons why
it should be preferred to toy other.
The fact it thai few people art tatit'
ted with toy other after having once
oaed Ibit remedy, roc salt by C. N .
Simpson, Jr., and S. J. Welsh. , t
Mrs. Jan. A. Lock hart of Wades
boro died last Friday night
Mrs. J. P. Monroe drew the sew
ing machine offered by the W. J.
Rudge Co., and Miss Ruth Johnson
drew the small cook stove.
Mr. R. V. Houston has bought
the interest of Mr. Wrist on Lee in
the Houston-Lee Supply Company.
Mr. L will engage in out door
business, a change made necessary
by his health.
Sir. W. P. Plyler of Prospect
sends The Journal an apple just
gathered from his tree. "Here is
Pad Plyler's last rose of summer,"
said Mail Carrier Rogers as he
brought it in.
Mr. R. V. Mnngo of South Caro
lina and Miss Mattie Liugle, daugh
ter of Mr. J. A. Lingle of Marsh
ville, were married Tuesday night
at the residence of the bride s falb
er. Rev. A. Marsh performed the
Mr. LR. Helms shows us actus
ter of nine ears of corn grown on
one stalk and under one busk on
his iarm on Clear creek, in the
northern part of the county. Eight
of the ears almost completely en
velop a central ear like a busk
The corn was grown by Mr. J. E
Prohibition went into force in
Charlotte yesterday. For some
time past the liquor dealers of that
place have been disiHisiug of their
stocks freely, and from surround
lug towns people poured iu to "buy
at cost," With the cutting out ol
liquor by Charlotte, the nearby
towns will Ond it easier to enforce
their prohibition laws.
At the home of the bride's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Broom
of Buford township, on Dec. 27th,
Mr. Geo. . Preslar and Miss Mag
gie Broom were united iu marriage,
Uev. M. D. L. Preslar officiating.
Several frieuds and near relatives
mere present, among them being
Mr. ana Mrs. G. F. Gay of Bruns
Mr. F. H. Whitaker, formerly of
Monroe, died at his home in En
field of apjieudicitis Monday even
ing of lust week. Mr. Whitaker
practiced law here for several years
aud is well remembered. As chair
man of the independent State ticket
headed by Judge Hill in 102, be
achieved considerable promiueuce
u the State, Mr. Wlntsker leaves
a wife, but uo children.
A year-old child of Mr. and Mrs.
N. M. Pigg, who live in Goose
'reck towuship, was burned to
death some days ago. The child
was left alone in a room for a few
minutes while its mother was at
tending to some hoiiNehold duties,
and wheu she returned the baby's
clothing was blazing and the little
body was badly burned. The child
lived for a few hours In-fore death
relieved it of its sullering.
Mr. Hardison Hitison, son of Mr.
Wesley Hiuson, and Miss Pearl
r underbill k, daughter of Mr. W.
H Fumlerbuik of east Monroe
township, were married Wednes
day morning at 11 o'clock a, ni., at
the residence of the bride's father.
Rev. J. A. Biveus performed the
marriage service. A spleudid din
ner was served after the wedding.
A large number of invited guests
were present. Mr. Hinson is a
young farmer aud is a worthy man.
The bride is a very popular lady.
Land Too High for Farmers. COTTON SLUMPS AQA1N.
OMtSudrw FruirfWMlf Parmer. I
" hen does laud become too val- The dinners' Reports to the Gov-
name lor farming purposes! That, eminent Cause Decline, and
question demands an answer from Bears Now Claim a Crop of Over
oue peopie. a lew weens ago a) J,W,000 Bales.
farmer said: "I have been offered Nr twa tn.trk. twa it.
NO sn acre for sixty acres of laud. I The cotton market broke 30 to
I think I shall sell and invest in '3.1 points on the census bureau's
stocks or bonds that will pay a cer-1 ginners' report indicating a crop
lain income. I can t anorti to larm . in excess or the government a cati
on land at that price. A few years
ago I paid 9 an acre for iL" That
land was oat of reach of town hni
its. It cauuot be cut iuto building
lota. That was a good farmer. He
had improved bis laud which was
much run down when he bought it,
He deserved the increment in price.
But should a farmer sell his laud
when it reaches such a value that
be can make more money by in
."Sting otherwise! We auswer in
the- negative unless in the case of
real estate dealers who buy to sell
again, farmers should not sell
their land unless they are land poor.
If by improviug the soil the prices
nan, keep on with the improve
ment, so that it will be profitable
to cultivate laud worth f 100 au
acre. Then the value of a comfort
able home, neat, attractive, the
rallying place of cnildren cannot
be estimated in dollars. lo not sell
if yon can hold aud improve and
A 5ad Christmas Accident.
Robert Hardison, the 1(5 year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Hardi
son of Morven, who is at home from
the Horner school, Oxford, for tht
holidays, was the victim Moudav
night of a most distressing ueci
deut Robert and a number of
other lads were making merry imp
ping canuon nte crackers. Ihey
ouiit a tire tn a cotton p.uch near
Mr. Hardison's residence ami were
lighting the fuses of the cracker
from the fire. One of the cruckei
failed to explode aud the boys laid
it on the coals and allowed it to re
main for some time. Ihecrackc
still faili.ig to explode they raked
it out of the fire and, after it had
remained on the ground lor some
time, Robert, thinking all danger
had passed, picked the cracker up,
but just as he did so it exploded,
with results disastrous to hint. His
right eye was blown out and the
lower lid of the eye and the flesh
around the eye badly mutilated.
Mr. W. B. Streeter, superintend
ent of the North Carolina Chil
dren's Home Society, Greensboro,
was here last Tuesday night with a
bright little five-year-old boy for
Mr. Luther 8. Grilbu of Uniouville,
who has adopted the little fellow.
Mr. and Mrs. Griflin, having no
children, desired to adopt one. The
finding of good homes like this for
homeless children is the work of
this society, which has beeu com
mended in these columus before.
The little cradles that sit on show
cases in the stores to receive nickels
are tor the benefit of this society.
Mr. W. Zeb Faulkner and Miss
Gletuie Morgan were married last
Tuesday evening at the residence
of the bride's mother, Mrs. Mary
Morgau, at Matthews, lie v. Q. R.
Tuttle performed the marriage
service. Mr. Paulkner is a citizen
of Monroe and is a most worthy
young man. The bride has been
living in Monroe for some time and
has had a position with the Peo
ple's Dry Goods Company. She is
well and favorably known and is a
bright and attractive lady. The
excellent article in last week's
Journal entitled, "Make Life Pleas
ant with Yonr Smiles, Laughter
and Love," which has attracted
high praise, was written by Mr.
The Secret of Success.
Forty million bottles of Aogoit
Flewer told in tba United Statet alooe
tince ill Introduction! And the da
enaod for it it still irowiof . Isn't that
a nsa sbowiof of success? ' Don't it
prove that August Flower bat bad uo
failing tuccest in tbt curt of indites
tion and dyspepsia the two greatetl
enemies of health and happiness?
Does it not afford the best avidence
that August Flower ia a aure specific
for all stomach and intestinal disord
ers? that it hat proved itself tha bett
of all liver regulators? August Flower
bat a matchless record of oVar thirty
five years In coring tht tiling millions
of these distressing complaiota s
success that ia becoming wider in ita
scope tvery day, at home and abroad,
a tb fame of Aogoat Flower sprtadt.
Trial bottles, ajcj regular lta, 75c;'
Saved from Terrible Death.
The family of Mrs. M. L. Bob
bitt of Bargerton, Tenn., saw her
dying and were powerless to save
her. The most skillful physicians
and every remedy used, failed,
while consumption was slowly but
surely takiug her life. In this ter
rible hour Dr. King s New Discov
ery for Consumptiou turned des
pair into, joy. The first bottle
brought immediate relief aud it
coutiuued use completely cured
her. It's the most certain cure in
the world for all throat and lung
troubles. Guaranteed bottles fiOc
aud 1. Trial bottles free at Eiil'
lish Drug Co.'s.
The little cap pistol looks like a
very innocent thing. In a special
from Greensboro we find the fol
lowing: "Fletcher Lane, a 10-year-
old whito boy of Greensboro, died
this morning from lockjaw. I.a.st
Friday be was shooting a toy pis
tol, when it exploded, lacerating
bis left band. Blood poison result
ed and ended iu lockjaw. Dr.
Chas. L Scott, in draining mi."
from the wouud yesterday cut a
fiuger. Since the patieut (level
oied tetauus, Dr. Scott thought
thought it best to go North to have
treatment, and left for Baltimore
on the noon train."
mate. There was very heavy trad
ing on the decline.
The hears contended that the
ginners' resrt probably forecasted
a crop of nearly 13,000,000 bales.
Following the report prices,
which bad shown weakness since
the opening, broke sharply, with
January selling around 6. titi, March
C81 and May (i.iMi, or a net de
cline of 22 to 25 points and a break
of practically fd a bale in two
weeks' time. The market was very
active during the afternoon with
big short interests covering while
there was also heavy liquidation,
and on every little bulge the bears
seemed disposed to withdraw their
buying orders aud sell more cotton.
1 he low figures reached iu the
slump are the lowest that cotton
has reached in nearly three years.
1 be census bureau today Issued
a report giving the quantity of cot
tou ginned iu 3 couuties np to
IH-o. 13 last to have been ll,fiML-
till round bales, which is the
equivalent of 11,848,113 commer
cial bales. The commercial bales
reported to the same period for
1!HU amounted to 8,747,(i!t.
In arriving at the number of
commercial bales, round bales are
counted half bales.
The report to the same date last
year covereu Ma couuties us
against 737 this year. The reMirt
for the present year covers the out
put of 2!l,f57 ginneries, while 2!),-
were included in tl5 report ol
A Very Close Call.
I stuck to my eugiue, although
every joiut ached aud every nerve
was racked with pain," writes C.
V. Bellamy, a locomotive fireman
of Burlington, Ia. "I was wenk and
pale, without any appetite aud all
run down. As 1 was about to give
up, I got a bottle ot Electric Bit
tors, and after takiug it, I felt a
well as I ever did in my life."
Weak, sickly, run dowu peopli
alwavs gaiu uew life, strength aud
vigor from their use. Try them.
Satisfaction guaranteed by English
Drug Co. Price 50c.
'InclnuaO Cummrivial Tribune.
Iover You are worth youi
weight in gold.
The Girl Then you d better
hurry, for I am takiug auti fat.
i Facts in the Case.
"Say, mister," said the Uttered
tramp, "can't yon lake me toer
diiuc! I m de victim uv er wah
" ictiiu of a washout!" echoed
the portly citizeu, iu evident sur
"Dat's wot," rejoined the tramp.
"Hone?, I aiu't bad nuthiu' but
water ter driuk fer uiore'n ten
U displayed by many a mau en
during pains of accidental cuts.
wounds, bruises, bums, scalds,
sore feet or stiff joints. But there's
no need for it. Biickleu's Arnica
Salve will kill the pain aud cure
the trouble. It s the best salve on
earth for piles, too. 25c, at Eng
lish Drug Co.'s.
Atlas Kornegay, a demented
white mau who was kept confined
at his home in Nash comity, was
cremated in his own home a few
days ago during his wife's tem
porary absence. The house caught
lire and the roof was falling iu when
the hre was discovered.
No nore Stomach Troubles.
All stomach trouble is removed by the
use of Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. It giver
the stomach perfect rest by digestion
what you eat withjut the atomach's
aid. Tba food builds up the body,
tbt rest restores the stomach to health .
Yon don't have to diet yourself when
taking Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. J. D.
Erskme of Allenville, Mith , taya, "I
suffered heartburn and stomach trou
ble for some time. My sister-in-law
hat bad tbt aama trouble and wat not
ablt to eat for ail weeks. She lived
-entirely on warm water. Alter taking
two botft of Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
sbt wat entirely cured Slit now eatx
heartily and it in good health. I am
glad to say Kodol gave me instant re
lief." Sold by English Drug Co. and
S. J. Welsh.
Naie Who was the gentleman
I saw with you lodayl
Elsie Gwaciousithat wasn't any
gentleman. He's only my father.
Philadelphia Ledger. '
It is exceptional to fiud a family
where there are no domestic rup
tures occasionally, but these can be
lessened by having Dr. King's New
Life Pills around. Much trouble
they save by their great work in
stomach and liver troubles. They
not only relieve yon, but cure. 25c
at English Drug Co.'s.
. I, 1, t
"Are you on good terms with all
yonr guests 1" asked the new arri
val at the winter resort
"Very good terms,'' chuckled
the landlord of the hotel. "About
$10 per day." Chicago News,
"ChamberUio't Stomach and Liver
Tablets art the best thing for stomach
troubles and constipation I have ever
sold," says J. R. Cullman, a druggist
of PottarviUt, Mich Tbty are eaay to
take and always giva satisfaction. I
tall my oastomera to try them and if
not satisfactory to come back and get
tbtir money, but bava never had
complaint" For tale by C. N. Simp
son, jr., sad 5. J. weisa.
I'll brave the storms of Chilkoot
I'll cross the plains of frozen glass,
I'd leave my wife and cross the sea,
Rather thau be without Rocky
Mouutaiu Tea. Eng. Drug Co.
Held for Ten.
A eorresiMiiident of a Georgia
iiewn)iiM'r has made a very good
pamphrase in the following, speak
ing of the cotton situation:
"Of til the mil wnnU of tonirur- r n.
Hid MutUt-rfi re thriw: 'I lir-ld for irn.'"
A salve that heals wiluuut a scar is
DeWitt't Witch HkzcI Salve. No rem
edy effects such speedy relief. It draw
out inflammation, soothes, cools and
heals all cuts, bums aud bruises. A
sure cure for piles and skin diseases.
UeWitt s ia the only genuine Witcn
Hazel Salve. Beware pf counterfeits,
they are dangerous. Sold by English
Drug Co. and S. J. Welsh.
The remains of Lieut Pritchard,
sou of Judge Pritchard, who com
mitted suicide in the Philippine
some time ago, arrived at Marshall
Tuesday aud were interred there
As agreeable movement of the bow
ela without any nnpleasant effect it
produced by Chamberlain s Slumacl,
and Liver Tablet. For tale by C. N
Simpson, Jr., aud S. J. Welsh.
Art you a tufftra?
Has your doctor been
Wouldn't you prefer to
younaff AT IrUMCT
Nearly 1,500,000 women hart
bought Wine of Caniui from
their dmegit and have cured
themselves a home, of such
troubles aa periodical, bearing
down and ovarian pains, kraoor
rho, bairenneaa, nervousness,
disaineas, nausea sad despond
ency, caused by female weakneas.
Tbeee are nqt easy eases.
Wine ot Cardui curat wbea tbt
doctor can't '
Wine of Cardui aVias act bri
tat the organs. Tier ia no pais
intaatreainsent It ia a soothing
tonic of healing herbs, fret (mm
strong and drastio drugs. It ia
soooesfiful berwuet it curat ia a
Wins of Cardui can bt boosht
from your druggist St fl.UO a
bottle and yon ran begin this
treatment today. W ill you try it t
I n 1 min iniuisifritoja. I
I MUnm firm r'M,TW Iim' I
I JMinr LtV, T ChauuMS I
I Utttckm C CIWinsi . I
Constipation and piles are twins.
They kill people inch by inch, sap
me away every uay. lioiiister s
Rocky Mouutaiu Tea will positive
ly cure you. No cure, no pay. 3.V,
tea or tablets. English Drug Co.
The Salisbury correspondent of
the I harlotte Chrouicle says that
a 7-year-old negro girl died there
Monday morning as the result of
an overdose of liquor, Saturday
her mother, I011 ll.tll, Isiught a
jug of whinkey and hid it under
her tied. The child found it and
drank so much of it that all uiedi-
c il attention was fruitless.
Mrs. Mary S. Crick of White Haius,
Ky., writes: "1 have been a dyspeptic
for years; tried all kinds of remedies
but cuntiuuej to grow worse. Hy the
use of Kodol Dyspepsia Cure I began
to improve at ouce, aid after taking a
few bottles am fully restored iu weight,
health aud strength and can eat what
ever I like." Kodol digests what you
eat and will cure you. Sold by Eng
lish Drug Co. and S. J. Welsh.
The young woman had just said
"Have vou ever lieeu rejected
before, Mr. H mid lest on V she
asked sympathizingly and almost
"Once," he said, a spasm of pain
contorting bis features at the recol
lection. "By a life insurance com
pany. I tell you it hurt that
tinip! ' Chicago 1 11 bu ne.
Tonic to the System.
For liver troubles and constipation
there is nothing better than DcWiU's
Little Early Risers, the famous little
pills. They do not weaken tht sfbin-
ucb. Their action upon the system is
nilil, pleasant aud harmless. Soli by
English Drug Co, and S. J. Welsh.
He Most FamoDs Scnlptnrstg il
the World, Entirely Cared
Mrs. f. r.rtxr.or the Roval Aead
emjr of Arts, London, England, la nn
Joulitcdlr one of the greatest living
ruiptim. Kuakin, the great artist.
;lai-cd M r. Cooper aa one of the great
it srulplors and painters of this cen
turv. Sirs. Cuoprr la an ardent friend
f IVriina and in a letter dated January
5illi,m rilten from WaKhinglun.eayetht
oiiowing: -i uke pleasure in reeonv
nencllng IVruns for ealarrh and Is
ripM. I havesunYred for months and
if lor the use of one hottla of Peruna I
nn entirely well."-Mra. M.C.Cooper.
Ntnd r-r a free ImkiIc on catarrh en
tiled " Health and Itcauty." This book
wriit. n enuprlally for women, and
will lie found to m ol great valuta to
every woman. Address Dr. Hartniaa,
Mortgage' Sale of Land.
Rv vlrltit 1 if a mtirttrairt sltkax wtutmA tn
K)inn, Htath & Ktvrn, ! S.J. Itl rami and
iiV, MiiUK' -M. I'llifrwin, uii the ftli day ut
f.iniUr. lw, ami mil) ruUurt4i,aii! ttjr the
tiUi HhIiiiii, II I'm ill it Mvrt traiinferrril lit u
fur vahif rsvit'l, e will, on
Jammry Kith, l!or,
-wil fnr ..h at fnt bill a lift Inn. at th court
tiiiUMt iliMtr In Moiintf, N. ' , llir fitllnwluir d
Nnlttt it'. of Uml. in the town of Maxltaw.
N. '., known a lot So. 5 of thr John W. bvittuu
iamt. foiuiiiiii S V'T ami lyinir on N-w
(Mil hnt. athl U.umlt'tl on the north bf W.
t. Niit' lot. known a So. (I; on tht? milh
i lot No. ; on Hi' fpt by North am! South
li-y, wit untl on tht Koiitti ntl of ttiMi..t'.
ami N. Ky., U-tmr lot toiivytil by John W. Bv
mini to -v J. ratu-roii on the ii2ni 1y of Jan.
uary. Imm. M.. to atlf)' imivUloua of uid
Mc AiN Mli l p. KIA NTI I.K CO.,
A.iirun ,,f H.Mlniaii, Heath it Nivtrt.
Thl tb l"tli ! of IK iiiIkt, lw.
Publication of Notice of Sum
HTATK 111 NoKTII V K
I nion t'ouitty.
iun,i HrrKRtoK ('ocrt,
nVforr tlir t:erk.
Myr Mf.lllfi ait.1 Jnhn Mfillin.
turn, of Krvln Mntlin, tlfv d,
Klmtra Mtnip.n, ft al.
To A ma in In A-herafl, Krank Ahrraft. Brljrnl
ari'lofk ami W llliani Carvlork : Vou and paitt
f vou art bi'n-l.v ntiilrd thai tlt alnia
nam ft I plalnnfTt hAvc ni"tluiftl a MMtlal pnn
cfcilintr In Hi HutxTltir t'oiirt of I iilnn county,
N ('., atfatntt Hi alMivi naniM dt femiant for
a Itnal miiliiiiit of tht tMialt of Ervln MimI
lln. dfH-faid. Von and earn of von are further
tiotllleit loapar U-fore the iimieraiKnedt'lerk
of NiitxTlor Court of 1 n Ion county, N. C., tit
IiIm oillt-e ut Hie court houf. Monroe, S.V.. mi
IKriilriy, the "th day of January. IVhA, and an-HWi-r
or demur to the petition flled In aald
mute, or juiUment will be rendered in aword
ante with mud isftltloii.
h.fir ut my on let- thin the loth day of TVrem
Int. HH K. A. AKMK1K1.U, C. Ut. J,
I Hellne A Stark, Attya.
Malcs poor horses nnd mules fat without bloating. It
does this by first thoroughly cleansing the system of
all impurities, allowing perfect assimilation of food,
thereby creating solid muscle and fat.
Horses and mules improve in appetite and spi-it
after the first few doses, the hair sheds, and the new
coat is always sleek and glossy.
Ashcraft's Condition Powders are packed in doses,
without "filler," and good for horses and mules only.
It is a most powerful tonic and appetizer, being the
formulx of a practical veterinarian of over a quarter of a century's
experience. It is easily the foremost remedy in Us class on the
American market to-day. Price 25 cents package.
For sale by English Dru g Company, Monroe.N.0.
Our Sporting Goods
is our special pride, always, but this
year it's in better shape than ever.
We can fit out completely the most
particular sportsman in the city with
good Guns, lliflcs. Shells and Ammu
nition. Prices, like on everything else
here, are the very 'fairest.
Monroe Hardware Co.
Randolph Redfearn, Manager.
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