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eclfs wk dost BREAK. j D. N. Lonon fc Bro. have purchased
V nubwription will be taken unless ( Wm- Burgin's stock of goods and have
,iU for in advance. . opcn9x ai f the tore room jn tfae Bur
Five eents per line for all obituaries. ' gin nouse
Don't take the paper out ol tne pos;
IOc. THXTESDAT, a-JSTXTJST 3 1894
office unless you intend to pay for it.
So candidates' announcements pb
lijbed unless paid for in advance.
Local notices 10 cents per line for
flrnt Insertion, 5 cents thereafter.
Display ads fK0 per column per year,
r. ... j. -m i - J-t - UJ1--JL. i!-f
Oue Year - $1.00
Hix Month - - - 50c
Thre Months - 25c
OEATH OF CHARLES 0. BLAHTON.
He Died Suddenly of Heart Dis-ease.-The
Ten employees of J. I,. English's,! Hon.Cha. D. Blanton, ex-mayor
om Asheville, passed through her j of Asherille, and formerly a resi-
dent of Marion, died suddenly of
heart disease, on Dec. 20th. He
was the oldest son of Mr. William
Tuesday night on their way to his mill
AHIUVAt AND DEPARTURE OF
3esrsi Railroad Wt bound train
rrifi l Msrioa at 1.57. p na., nnl leaves
t 1.04. Ktt Wound train arrives at 4:15
ard lnet t P- ra-
C.. 0. k C. RAftnoAO Train arrives at
11:4s p. m , nl leavM t 4:45 p. m.
Bring your Job work to the Ricord.
It snowed several hours yesterday.
Stick to your New Year's resolution.
Will Neal left Tuesday for Washing
ton. R. II. Bennett was m Statesville last
J. C. Linney tjunt last week m Tay
lorsville. Nisj Bckie Gardin is visiting at A.
Mrr.. BettieRay isjvisiting relative
Kev. T. J. lingers returned from'Hcn
The Rkcobd did not make its appear
ance last week.
Dr. George White spent Christinas
Mr. Jtff Hyams, of Bakersville, was
in town Vouday.
Deputy Collector Xeal's cfllce ia in
the Tieduiont Hotel.
A dance was given at the Fleroming
Hotel Tuesday night.
J. L. C. Bird spent several days in
Greensboro last week.
Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Justice spent the
holidays in Ruiherfordton.
Eugene Neal returned from Davis'
Military School last week.
Starr Gadrn.of Vein Mountain, spent
a few days in town this week.
Elder Hoyle and family have moved
to a dwelling on Spring street.
A big strck Liverpool fait, in seatr-
bags at McCall A Conley's.
The young men deserve credit fftr
their conduct during Christmas..
Mr Ceph Blanton and J. G. Grant
have won the belt for bird killing.
Christmas wasan unusually dull on?
here on account of the bad weather.
Several drove of mules passed
through town this week going south.
Tlx Mt. Ida Lodge K tf P. install;
tion of officers took place lat night.
Editor W. T. Robertson, of Rogars
ville.Tenn., was m Marion this week.
Prof. G. W. Bird is in town again
after a tour through Mitchell county
Several communications were crowd
ed eet this week, but will appear next
Don't forget ta call on Geo. A. Oil
Wv fnr furniture near the K. & t.
Prof. G. W. Bird will give an ter
tainment tomorrow night in the court
Col. J. F. Morphew is pendingthe
holidays with his wife at Piedmont,
George Tate is proud of th pair lit
tle girl twins that arrived at his house
TTe have put in a new and splendid
job press, and can do all your job print
L. L. McKay, of our town wants to
buy for cash 5ow,o00 feet ef poplar lum
ber, at once.
Don't seM your Peas, Kg?, Ry
Corn, Beans Ac, until you see J G.
Nichols A Pro.
(apt. John Tipton, the gifted editor
of the Rutherfordton Democrat, was in
Marion last week.
John Newton after spending Xmas ;
week here with his wife, has returned
to Alexandria, Va.
Alexander Sinclair, who has been
attending the State Industrial School,
is home on a visit.
The freexe this week has furnished
ic enough for a number of ice kouses
and plenty of skating.
J. G. Xeal is having a store room
completed first door below Xichols
Bro's. for W. B. Rati iff.
Mr. Sam Turner, who is 'destined" to
represent Mitchell in the next legisla
ture, was in town this week.
Mr. and Mrs. John Maloney,of Ilen
dersoiiville, parsed t trough town yes
terday en route to GItiiwood.
On last Monday night a concert was
given by our local talent for the bene
fit of the fire sufferers, which was lib
B. . Halliburton has built, him a
barber shop on his lot, where he is now
prepared to give you a neat hair cut.
shave and shampoon.
A -arty was given last. Saturday
night at the residence of Mrs. Carter,
on Gardin street in honor cf Mr. and
Miss Way, of Ashevillc.
Capt. W.H. Ramseur.who for a num
ber of years was conductor on the Three
C's railroad, hasaccepted the position
as manager of "FJorida on Wheels."
R. R. Brookshirc will occupy the
pulpit of the Presbyterian church in
Marion at the usual hours on the 2nd
Sabbath of January 1895.
Run us out of the old stand, but we are now
and Mrs. Josephine Bi.mto of "tiea up in the Hyams Store House, next
this Dlac. and w imivroi!K- -.
lored for his many nobie traits of ;f,00r to the Baptist Church with a larcre
character. j a f
Brinj? us all your produce. V
JlcCALL Jb COXLEY.
Lost: A small crooked-handled
brown cane from the Presbyterian
church last.Sunday. Finder will leave
same at Record office. D. W. Greeulee.
The 'jchedulo of the Southern
RuilroaJ hau boen changed. The
westbound passynser train is due
iere at 1 :57, and th LHstbuund at
4:11 n. ni.
Prof. Bird and Prof. Mccarty, the
celebrated musician and magician, will
give a flrt-class concert at the court
house tomorrow (Friday) night. Go
and see them.
O.i the 2nd Monday in January, the
14t h, the school at the academy will be
opened. There will be about two
months of subscription, before the pub
ic school brgins.
Wanted: By a young lady of intelli
gence and experience, a position as
teacher in public or private schoo', or
clerk in store. Apply to the editor of
Ekcckd for tier address.
Mr. J. A. McDonald received on Dec.
21st one bale of pla'ds from C. . Gra
ham & Co., Greenville, S. C, for the
benefit of the Marion sufferers. It was
immediately turned over to tne relief
Last Friday night was the coldest
Friday night ever endured by freezing
flesh among the hills. We kept watch
on the thermometer till it got below
zero, and "froze up' and coulJ'itell
just how cold it was.
Some days ago, Mark Grecnlea, one
of the best known old darkies in this
county, died, lie was a good old man.
In his last illnessjhe wasgcared for by
Mr.and Mrs. VcKay,and received every
attention that human kiidncsscould
Died: Miss Jennie Ogle died cf
fever, and was buried at Trinity the
twenty-eighth of December. She was
an amiable lay, andjir.d been a mem
ber of the Presbyterian church for sev
eral years. May.,God comfort the be
Rev. Wm. 11. White will preach in
North Cove, at the McCall Sccoolhouse
on the 2nd Sunday in January ISO's at
11 a. m. He will also occupy the pulpit
at Si loam at 11a.m., of the 1st Sab
bath of January 1895, and at Old Fort
the n ght of the same day.
The liberality shewn by the msur
ance adjusters in settling'the claims of
the losers by the late fire in Marion
and the promptness ith which the
companies have been, paying thei
lesers, to all who were insured, is o
the most commendable character. It
also shows that the inturai.ee eompan
ies represented in Marion by W. F
t'raig, doing business through the
agency of Thos. II. Haughtcn, Esq,
of Charlotte, are among the most re
liable doing business in the state.
The following paragraph from the
Democrat shows that thij good peop e
of Kutherfordton are going to mani
fest their sympathy for the people of
Marion; who sufTeied losses bj the re
cent fire, in a practical way : - The
musical and dramatic talent of Kuther
fordton will give an entertainment at
T.EAVPR v....i..i , .
iceiZl rth PoIe' r'l.t.lO ai m.
CmpeCod .! fi!,iJ,i2'-W-
New York (,lIlf 1 m-
Chicago - t" !tJt,h'lla-m-
ARRIVES At Marion s- J,' JN 4? a-
, vh, i! p. m.
WILL RECEIVE BY THIS TRAIN.
1 Case cf Rings, consisting of Ladies
and Children-,' plain
CHAS. D. ELAXTON
was born in C'vc-arid county, on
the SOth thy of August, lie
wivi elected mayor of Ashovi'lo
twic by the largest niaj ri i any
candidate for that office ever re
ceived. He as a big-hsarted, lib
eral and progrefisivo man, and his
untimely death is mourned by all
cf our people.
The following is copied from the
Asheville Citizen :
Roc'" ford, Surry County, N. C,
Dac. 22. Chas. D. Blanton arrived
at Rockford on the 12:50 train
Thursday. He procured a team
and driver to go to Hugh Sprinkle a
and to the place of Mr Sherman.
fifteen miles from here, in ladkin
county, to take some whisky out of
Mr. Blanton left Rockford about
1 :30, went to Yadkinville, when?
le spent the night. He was com
plaining, and did noteat anydin
ner. The driver said he ate ver
little supper or brsakfast.
About sven o clock a. m. Mr.
Blanton went to Hugh Sprinkle's
distillery. Ho went to the ware
house wilh Hugh and John Sprin
kle, V. F. Mounts and the driver.
Mr. Blanton as general store
keeper, and while stamping some
barrels, ho fell to the lloor. Sprin
kle said to him : "Are von hurt?
Ashe'made no anwo, Sprinkle
and Mounts ran to him, raised him
up, and bathed his face. Mr. Blan
ton breathed only twice after he
was raised up."
The remains of Mr. Blanton were
brought to Marion Sunday, Pec
23rd, and after an impressive fune
ral service, conducted bv Dr. Lan
drum, were laid at rest in the cem
etery, being attended with Masonic
and K. of P. honors
Swallowed a Poand of Cotton.
Two days ago a cotton planter came f
mo natron, grinding a coupieoi Dales
of cot;6ri? with lu-ii.
He tratft-lod through mud and rain
ann when lie reached iialeisrh he wa
We desire to thank the kind
friend?, and especially the ladies,
through the Kkcord, for the aid
rendered us in the work of living
ur ;:.odrf durinsr the r cenl .n.
dir-ip, c.;:iMy and uncomfortable, but j Wm now have a goxl att:k
he proceeded to :;o around among the ! general mviCiiandisir opened
oaiJd, engraved band and stone set gold riiic
1 Casaof Watch Chains, nice assort;ue it
Stick 1W ' ""CC ' " 1 in'- T l'.n..Prf .nd
i SSilTl.te S"S" S,,"a llUUM Kui"" 1 ril
tuyerf, was finally offered five cents
for bin cotton and drove off to the plat
form, lie returned with his certificate
of weights, secured his check and went
and drew his money. By this time he
was very damp and chilly, so he con
cluded to take just a lifle of the "ar
dent.' He Went to a saloon, called for a
"short." lie poured it out, took it up.
when a by-stander said, "Give us a
All right, said the farmer, and rais
ing the glass to his lips, he said :
"Here goes a pound of ei'tton."
We learn that Ben Snipeg was
shot in the legs at Mica last Fri
Ic is reported that Joo Washburn
shot John Lowry through the hand
on Pepper's Crtek.
It is whispered that Henry Mc
Kiuney made an ugly wound on
Milt Hoi i field's head with a rock.
It is doubtless a fact that Jim
Washburn was flourishing a pistol
and threatening to shoot Samu?l
our ii.vr ouiiaimr, an-.l inite our
frienda to come and see us.
I have openod up my millinery
in the Eagle Hotel, Room No 11.
Persons desiring anything in that
line, will please call at the above
number on Second Floor, where CAPITAL $50,000
they will find Miss Lula Norton in
charge. A great reduction in prices
of everything. Your patronage is
Mrs J. P. Norton.
Lewis M.nncx, Phesidkxt. I P. McLor ft. Casiiii.
IBSIU.ATF.I mTK UKE'OftlTOItT.
SURPLUS $25 000.
We have Special facilities for handling 1U huaiu,, of Merchants
and others in Western North Carolina. If y,.u hVo no Bank account
or think of a change, wo will be g'a l to have you correspond with us. "
Saved From the Fire.
I have saved bedsteads, bureaus,
washstards, clir.irs, springs, tables
and safes. All who are in need of
such things can find me at A. B.
Geo. A. Gilkey.
A, B. (tILKE YuSOl
ale of Valuable Land.
Bv virliie of a decree of the Superior
Brown, when the weapon was dis- Court or McDowell County, rend red at
ran lenn, iau, in me case oi jonn
charged, the ball taking effect in
Carson against K. A. Thomas and
others, I wijl sell at public auction at
the Court Mouse door in Marion, North
Carolina, on Monday, January 7th,
1805, at 12 o'clock M. the interest of the
said E. A. Thomas, Joseph L. Elliston,
I". K. Brooks and Robert P. .Hate in
and to a tract of land in the town of
Have opened their Grocer Store in'th
Southern end of the Flo mining Hotel, wJieo
they are prepared to furnish the publi w
everything in the Grocery Line.
We will aso have our , Livery Stain
C. F. Grifflng.
Mr. C. F. Grilling was indicted
recently at Ashevillc for obtaining
money under false pretenses. Mr.
John C. Brown, of this county,
went on his bond for $400, and
Grilling failing to appear, Mr.
Brown may have to pay the cash.
A Pleasant Surprise.
The members of the Chameleon Club
were treated right royally by Dr. and
Mrs. Cheek, on the occasion of the
meeting of the club at their house on
Miss Fannie, the pretty daughter of
the house, received her guests with her
most charming manner, making oue
and a 1 feel at home, several very
amusing games were played by the
At nine thirty, the doors of the din
ing iuom were thrown oj.c;i, and a
more sumptuous repast w as never se;n
in Marion. Two tab!e.', one for mcaN
All parsons indebted to W. P.
Blanton mrst call at once and set
tle, also nersons runnintr accounts v n t,:k ..n- a.-.a
must settle, and no more can be in a deed made by John Carson and CQUippCd Wltll CTOOd IlOrSCS aild VCHIO CS in f
, , A. . . wife to the said Ihomas and others,! A x 4
pui on me oooks, as uie esuue which deed is recorded in the office of T n
must be closed. Big reduction in Register of Deeds of McDowell co-inty, feW (ltlYS ieSpeCtlUly
all lines of merchandise. Call early 8Cription reference is hereby made te
and save further trouble. deed reco-ded as aforesaid; also
T , ,.r five lots in Mount Ida Tark, being de-
J. u. i tAL ana n-.jvi. 15LAto?t, scribed as lots Numbers 27 and 28 in
A. B. GILKEY & SON
Klock No. 1; nd Numbers 1,2, and 3,
in Block No. 3, as will fully appear by
reference to a deed made by John l an-
Ilnving suffered a severe loss by Jr., to said Robert P Hare, record
r ed in Book PJ, on page 33 in the Regis
ter's office aforesaid. Terms of sale:
Cash. This Pecen.ber 1st, 1S94.
B. B. PRICE, Commissioner.
the recent fire e request all our
friends and patrons to make imme
diate settlement oi all accounts
du? us, or th same will be placed
in the hands of an attorney for
MORPHEW & WHITE,
To Those Who Owe U.
Sale of 'aluable Land.
By Virtue of s decree of ihe Superior
Court of McDowell County, rendered
at Fall Term, lf.94, in the case of T. l
Greenlee, Executor, vs. J. S. Mills, Ad
ministrator of M. B. Mills, and W M.
Hudgins, Heir at Law, the undersigned
irommissioner, appointed by the Court
w 4 MT.'Vnafn for that purpose, will sell to the high-
We desire to say to our cueto- t fo;ca9h at theCourt
mcrs and all who owe uh that we ' door in Marion, on Monday, January
, i ,.:.i-mq iOJ 7th, 1S95. at 12 o'clock M. a valuable
uuviug untiu tuusmcu.!, ,v farm on the wateis of of Jake's : reek,
during the recent fire are compe'iea adjoining the lands of the Heirs at law
11 . ... 111.,, K.r , ,L,a of E. H Grant, deceased, the Heirs at
'J iuiiwv uirij miicii mc, J "
us by the first of January next.
Friends whom we have accom-
the circumstances that will force
t:s t coil "tt our accounts, and w
groaned under the weiiit of so many
gotxl things, turkey, ham, corned bi'vf,
together with salad and colli-, ainbm-
the court houc t ext Tuesday night fur pia, custard, Ave or six different kinds
law of W. F. Cannon, deceased, Wm. II
Greenle- and othrs, and being the
tract of land upon which the late M B.
Mills lived : for certain and specific d-
modated we hope will appreciate script ion of the said lauds reference is
. tu.t -ill f, hereby made to i he cnmplaiiit fi'-d in
the said oajsc. The said and will be
solu o -atiffy t: e judgment rendered
the other with refreshments, Hirly ,TliI !llVM to do no bv law if you do: 71. rl
not pay us by the first of January."
Thanking you for past favor; ot the vitiset nt R.tnsvi'', iisi.
and soliciting a continuance ,,f : n-.-"ev.T wi:i.ot a t.tti f Oajer-
your patronage, we tiesure to say ; j,COb b own. t 'ra.iin. mud nt of ib
of cake, raudy, nuts and fruits of all
kinds, were arranged with so much
taste, that t' e appetites of the guests
w. re increased tenfold. I am afraid if
the company had indulged as freely as
i heir hostess pressed them to do, the
head of the house would have had many
ca Is before day light.
At twelve o'clock everj girl with her
attendant beau, had departed, but be
fore biddies their hostess adieu, they j which I
one and all voted it the most elegant I time.
supper it had ever been their god for
OF ALL K IDS.
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the benefit of the sufferers by the
Marion fire. The program will be a
most attractive oee, embracing reading,
recitations and music by both the
string and comet bands. We hope,
and believe, the citiiens will liberally
patronize the entertainment."
On Tuesday, Dec 25, 1S94, at the res
lience of the bride's father, by Rev.
John Brown, Miss Stella C. Walton
was married to r. JohfTMiller.
On Wednesday evening, Jan. 2nd, in
the Presbyterian Church at Morganton
Br. .inhn Ti.rnhilL of Marion, was mar
ried to Miss Hennie Anthony, a charm- ' their club has been treated so royally,
ing young lady of Burke, Uev. Mr. An- I mistake not, Mis.- Fannie prepared
rf. nfficiaHeir. The bridal narty i st f h good things indulged in
: ---.-.-I ;.. f rit", to-dv. a- d will be night. M.
- ...... .niirhr it Mr J The REcoaDand"AtIant Weekly watch chains, fresh from the fac-
i lurnbill s ; Constitution one year for fl.40. j tory, at Swindell's. N. C.
I lnve a full assortment of nil. kinKof .nljvrc, iuclu
tting Uniklcrs- supplicn, such as. nailst-locxsarvl. hinC,
we have hc mpiete stock of j t: ' ;l1so, paint, oil and white lead, i liavc a fine line of Gun.
roods cheap for cash or pro- hn m.thi8 Uo know itonb r wii 1 , . ao ra ' st d Ifi HO
at our buiidmg in rear of the "a to e wi.i,oni i... Kr s.i by vor , ti breach and muzzle loartcrs, Irom i$z o npioiu v .
I have a good two-horse hack
wiil sell for cash or on i
Wm. Mc J. Burgi.v. !
W. C. SBWI.ASD
Lenoir, X. C.
M. A NKWLASD. I
Marion, X. C.
tune, in which to indulge. The young
peopl are loud io their praises of Mrs.
Cheek's kindness, as it is the first time
Geo. A. Gilkey has opened up hisfi:r- ;
niture in the M. Call store room near j
the R. & D. depot. i
New line of mantel clocks, big'
rptow. of all prices and kinds, including tbe celebrateu w raroa
Cook Stove. Heating stores of all
t il.r. An iH kinds of T i Roofing and Outtenng.
X eoc.d . for CO cu; M.U6ek for 0 eU.
& mllmn 'erLi.. the hardwirou.ioeu; I think I m
.W VvI rouWli in iny line at th. vrry )?w,.t price po.s.bU
jii w - - .
ATTORNEYS AN D CQUXoEI.IXJlts
MARION, - - - - N. C
Practice in the courts of the 10,
value, sure to suit, at Swindell's. 11, and 12th districts, and the Su-
, i ! i i Dreme court f N. C, and the L.
A select line of ladies and gents Pir" tv
wlNrorgonton, N. C