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r.cLF.s wk don't nRF.AK. J The schedule of the Southern
Iou't take the paper out of the posl
office utile? you intend to pay for it.
No candidates' announcement pub
Ildlnd nnlfM paid for in advance.
Lcal notices 10 rents per 1 in for
f r-t insertion, 5 cents thereafter.
liplay ads $H0 p'r column per year.
JiUBSCirTIOX It ATF.S.
One Year - $1.00
Six Months -
Thre Months- - -
No subscription will be uken unless Rairoal has been changed. The 1
paid for in advance. 1
Fire cent- per line for all obituaries ; westbound paner train a due
lien at 1 :, unci the uaelbound at j
4:11 p. m.
All who start from this slate to South i
Carolina, are warned that the .'egisla
tnreofthat state passed a law that if
t'ey take a drink of whisky ou th
journey, they are required to stop at
the stale line and throw it up.
Judge Jacob Bowman, (ieorge Pritch
ard, Senator elect Hlack and others
from Mitchell and Yancey counties
passed through Marion Monday en
root to Raleigh The jude is Jeter
Pritchard's father-in-law, and of coure
they will all pull for Jeter for the Sen
Maj. Wilson, owner of the beautiful
Pleasant Garden farm, has recently
brought to light an old home-made
aword which was used by en. McDow
ell during' the .Revolutionary war. (Jen.
McDowell formerly owned Pleasant
We learn from the Ashevilla Citizen
that a cow chewed, and eo far as we
know, swallowed, a pair of old pants
belonging to an Asheville policeman.
Now, what eliect will such a diet have
on the milk? It almost gives us milk
sick to contemplate it. lint if the cow
survives her dinerous experiment,
-e have no riftht to complain.
ARRIVAL ASH DKPARTUUE OF
SooTiiim RAitnoDW. st bound trm
rmi at Marion tt 1.&7 p m., and leaves
at 2.04. Ft bound trin arrives t 4:15
ad leaves at 4:1 1 p. m.
(J.. '. C. hiiLnoAU Train hi rives at
12:1 p m , nnd leaves a. 4:45 p. m.
Kring your job work to the Kicori.
C.'apt. Jaden, of Vein Mountain, was
in town Monday.
Mr. Frank Dale spent. Sunday with
friends el Nebo Ciry.
Messrs; Jan. l. and Ab. Weaver, of
Thermal, ver in town Tuesday.
"The man who would have done .so and
To if he had been there never ct thrc.
Mr. I-ee P.Crawford left Tuesday for
Kalei-i totakelti- seat in the legisla
ture. Charley Forster kM? a lirst-class
meat market, next door to Kjmj. Sam
Advertisements are the legs that
b is.ii ens walks on. Try the Kkcoiu's
- -We have put in a new and splendid
job press, and can do all your job print
Mr. VT. F. Craig is in Raleigh look"
ing after thr position of railroad com-
L. L. McKay, of our town wauts to
boy for cash V.t,'yO feet f poplar lum
ber, at one.
Don't Fell your Peas, Eggs, Kye
Cora, ltean Ac, until you se J. U.
iehols & Bro.
Monday was juite a busy day with
magistrate, commissioners and the
board of edncatlon.
Mr. J F. Morphew is in P.aleigh'
where he will content the scat of Mr.
Crawford in the legislature.
Kgg stay 15 cents per dozen. Hotter
in 15 rents por pound, and vegetables
and eatables federally scarce.
Mr. Jame. P.. Swindell, o;:r popular
jev.olcr, is permanent lv located in Ma
rion, with a neat stock of goods.
Dr.JC.ro. 1. Pcid. of Old Port, who'
had a leg broken Sept. :!7th, was well
enough to como to Marion this ueek.
Mr. Will Nichols emiles because a
fine ten-pound girl arrived at his
house last week a a New Year's gift.
J. C. Pool, Esq., went to Ka eigh to
help some of the boys out in the scram
ble for pie, and especially Jeter Pritch
ard. All the engines used on the South
ern read arn having the letters "S. II."
put on them instead of the letters "It
Charlie Itird, who got too close to
the J.usiness end of a mule recently, is
recovering from a painful kick, and
warf in town Monday.
A delightful party was enjoyed by
the yoang people of Marion at the hos
pitable home of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Mc
Kny last Saturday night.
Will some of our subscribers in Ashe
And Wautauga counties haul us over
A cord of firewood? These people about
here sometimes forget their premises
to paj in wood.
Mrs M. M. Craig, of Colorado, who is
A sifter to our townsman, Mr. Joe. C.
Brown, arrived in Marion last aturday
to visit her relative Mte has not been
here for 2- years before.
A lrge nun. her of o.ir country
friends were in town Monday. Sctii?
kind-hearted ones reme.r.ibi red lh
Record, and paid their subscription,
for which we are thankful.
Many stubborn and aggravating cas
es of rheumatism that were believed to
be incurable and accepted as life lega
cies, have yielded to ChaniLerlain'sPain
iJalm, much to the surprise and grati
fication of the sufferers. One applica
tion will relieve the pain and suffering
and its continued use insures an effec
tual cure. For sale by Morphew &
The Value of a Hyphen.
I recall an advertisement which act
ually appeared, sans hyphen, recently
in a London daily, to-v. it : "llr. and
Mr. Nathan Levi, having cast off
clothing of every description, invite an
early inspection " Chap-Book.
Iu the Blizzard.
Sing a song- of icicles.
In the sunny South ;
WWen suits and rubber boots,
And muffled to your mouth!
Sing a eongof snowstorms,
Ritin' wind and sleet:
Break the rule and bell the mule
And sleigh it through th stree
Sing a song of cyclones,
Sweepin' through your soul ;
Give a bale of cotton rale
For haif a ton of coal !
Sing a song of freezeout
Early morn and late;
Sugar's sweet and Hard to beat,
but better take it straight !
lia-illlaut SticceM of 1'rof. AV. .
The Morganton Herald published a
sketch from real life, the hero of which
is William U. Kai.dall, of lurke coun
ty, in that State, who, filled with a
Iiudab'e ambition to acquire an educa
tion and make a name in the world,
walked away from his home under the
shadows of Tabk Hock, and, without
money or influential friend, graduated
with distinction at the State I'uiversity
:ind by unremitting toil, and industry
has become one oT the foremost por
trait painters in America. Today, in
his studio iu Paris, yoi.n Randall is
t xccut ing ''OMU7iisi!i!&for the portrait
of 5tnatofs. go.eriMr und ijeau'.ifiil
women from all parts cf tne l. nited
States. Baltimore Sun. Prof, ilatniall
is well-known in Marion, having lived
here, as a school master a number of
Carlton Cornwall, forsman of tl;
azette, Middletown, N. J-, believes
that Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
hould be in every home. lie used it
for a cold and it effected a speedy cure.
He sayi : "It is indeed a grand lemedy,
can recommend it to all. I have also
seen it used for whooping cough, with
the best results." 25 and 50 cent bottles
for sale by Morphew & White, Druggists.
Run us out of the old stand, but wc are now
fitted up in the Hyams Store House, next
door to the Baptist Church with a large
Bring us all your produce.
31c CALL CONLEY.
GENERAL NEWS ITEMS, pkitciiakd am bi tlkk
Having deciaed to remain in Marion, I
respectfully ask a continuance of the patron
age that I have received from the people of
this community. Thanking you for the liber
al favors o the past, I am very truly yours.
Please give mo
i A call. I am
n , ,. . Ag.'iit for a eocd
uhcil your patronage. 2ly oflic
Building, where I
ic i nt th old Crig
Hatl Eler Suspicion.
Mary ?.l. Sccly and Jason Hodges, of
Proviacetown, Caie Cod, were engaged
to be married for 43 years. The en
gagement was broken last Thursday,
because Jason pulled a corkscrew out
of his pocket along with his handker
ch;ef. Miss Seely says she is glad the
discovery was made, because ;;he had
had her suspicions for 3o years. Phila
Hoard of Elu-nf ion.
The board of education met last
Monday at the court home. Members
present were II. A. Tale, chairman, J
F. Wilson and T. A. Morphew, actinj.
secretaries. I he l)oari procetueu to
apportion the Heboid fund. It was
found that the total receipts for school
purposes was $ii,'73.41.
Amount deducted for expenses $.111.4t
Balance ' $5,HJ1.f()
This gives each child in the county
$1.20 for school purposes.
1 know an old sold er who had
chronic diarrhoea of long standing to
have been permanent ly cured by takins
Chamberlain's (.'(die. Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy," says Kdward Shumpik
a prominent druggist of Minneapoli
Minn. "I have sold the remedy in this
citv for "over ?-even years and coniider
it suerior to any other--medicine now
on the market for bowel complaints.
25 and .r0 cent bottles of this remedy
for sale by Morphew & White, Drug
Died nt Ihe Age of HO l esrs
Aunt Cinda Creenlee, colored, i.iotne
of Tug Cireenlce, who died a few wee!
ago, died at the borne of Shiii tireenleo.
who is a grand son of the old lady, last
Sunday night of old age. She was the
oldest person perhaps in North Caroli
na She leaves great grand children in
this section who are married and have
children. Her descendants will pe
haps number one hundred a:;d fifty peo
r lc and was a most useful servant of t he
early settlers of this country i5 years
i Xom" li ouiins-sivrie:- 'i ioi e.
Trrer.ty f Mci on-U r :i;i '-: .!
ma rit rales asemblci iii iic i-.:
house in Marion on Monday toiie
county commissioner to fill the vacancy (
Itoss Pearson's Scheme Busted.
Vccording to the News and Ob
server Richmond Parson wont to
Raleigh the other day to dictate to
the republicans just how and what
to do in regard to the senatorial
matter. II called a meeting in
his rooma, which was largely at
tended, for the purpose of indors
ing Pritchard and Butler for the
Some- vigorous kicking was dene
by some of the Republicans pres
ent, and no action was takxm.
The Nhws and Observer, npeak-
insj of Poarson'H methods to secure
Pritchard's indorsement, faya : .
'Republicans exhibit considera
ble feeling against Pearson for his
ollicious interference in the sena
Well, we will wait with woll
wishes and willingnes to salute our
PA R A G It API I E I FOR THE
The legislature met yesterday.
Congressman Post, of Illinois,
J. C. N'cFr.rland, postmaster at
olunibus, is deud.
Ren. Hampton, a Rutherfordton
merchant, has assigned.
Captain JJursko killed Captain
Rittlr, both of the German navy,
while engaged in a pistol duel.
Coxcress is in session, but to
far nothing at all of importance
has been done. Hence no report.
Senator Harris, of Tennesson,
and Senator Pettigrew, of North
Dakota, will succeed themselves in
This, the 5th North Carolina in
ternal revenue district, has a great
er number of distilleries than any
district in the United States.
Is the AVaj it Look. Walter is
to be Speaker.
The caucus of the reps and pops
held in Raleigh Tuesday night de
cided upon Zrtb Vance Waher for
speaker of tho houe of representa
tives. He i tr;in Davidson.
The republican nominated T.
N. Halliburton, of llurke, for eer-geant-at-arma
; Spencer Blackburn
for reading clerk, S. E. K. Buchan
an, of Mitchell, for 3rd assistant
clerk; L. L. Hoyt, of Onslow, for
1st assistant engrossing clerk; E.
Atkins, of Guilford, 3rd assistant
engrossing clerk; all the above be
ing senate ollicera.
The popull.ts nominated for sen
ate ollicers: Hill King, for chief
Keep a good li-v. uf
.Hardware. My stock
Will be more complete
Than ever. Honine
YOI IIS TIU I.Y.
"W. IP, vJOISTES.
g,." I am
Lewis Maddu i, 1'rksidicxt. t. L. T. McLotD, Ca.hi.b.
it:si;.VTi.i ST4TK Ds;poHiroitv.
CAPITAL $50,000 SURPLUS $2K nnn.
Mr. Jas. Garrison, of Mcrganton and
Mr. Patterson, of Texas, were in Clarion
Mr. W. Johnson, of Manchester,
X. Il.,arrived hereon yesterday's I rain
and will spend a few months among us
for his health.
Mr Wallace Hyams, the talented
young editor of the ltakersville Enter
prise, died January 1st, at his home in
iiaker.uille, cf tjphoid fever. He leaves
a wife and one child.
Handsome line of ladies' lac
pin1?, baby pins, scarf and stick
pins, watch chains and fobs, silver
and gold plate lock bracelets at
There is good reason for the popu'ar
itv of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.
Davis A riuzard, of We?l Monterey,
Clarion county, Fa., ay : "It ha cured
people thai, cur ph)&ciaus could do
nothing for. We persuaded tliem to
try a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough
Ilemedy and they now recommend it
y. iio f I'f re-t of us &,j I ."-0 cti b':t
t e- ! v.- -lie by .....:( e; VVi i.-,
Governor Carr has commuted th
death sentence of Fred. Lloyd, who
was sentenced to hang in Hender
son county, to 25 years in the pen.
The Citizen says that Tom Ward,
colored, a car coupler, was instant
ly killed on tho yards of the South-'
ern, at Asheville, last Saturday!
Tt is said that the cold snap has '
ruined tho fruit and vegetable
crops of Florida. It is said that
2,000,000 boxes of oranges out of
2,500.000 on the trees, are ruined.
The President has approved an '
act to establish a national military .
park at tho battlefield of Shiloah '
similar to those at Gettysburg and .
Chickamauga, carrying en appro-:
priation of $75,000 for purchasing
An Asheville dispatch of Jan.
Vk IL". FOR SALE CHEAP
dose of choral wuicn is mougni to A .nncc CIULOT PRHPi-RTY in
We have Special facilitu s for hnndlinar the busimss of Merchant
clerk ; J. B. Lloyd for 1st assistant i n u- t v
clerk!A K Wallace of Ruther- and otI,ers 111 NN ctorn Norlh ohnn. If you hav no Rank account
ford, for engrossing clerk ; Howard or think of a chance, we will ! ir'ad to have von corrosnond with ...
t r it- x- a i w
junes, ui arieu, lor isi assisianv
It seems that the contract al
leged to have been made to elect
Pritchard u:id Butlor to the s-rnate
will be carried out.
I Lai UUUU La D
Have opened their Grocer Store in th
Southern end of the FlcmmingHote , whoa
tliey are prepared to lurnish the public w
everything in the Grocery Line.
Wc will a?so have our Livery Stabe
equipped with good horses and vehices in a
few days Respectfully
A. B. GILKEY & SON
Marion for residences. Three room
have been taken with suicidal in-
tmnt TIa w.vh 55 vears old and was
a'native of Grand Rapids. cottage, stable, fruit trees, grape
, , ... vinos, excellent well of water, etc.
A North l kesboro dispatch to ... , . .., , , M
the No -v. and Observer, says: Two This ,s a high and beautiful loca-
fatal blows dealt Drew ry Coffey, tion, and on a good street. AY ill
on Jan. 4th, supposed to have been go at a bargain in one lot or will
done by his brother while drunk, bUb-divide to suit purchaser.
n,, lua . ib two dnv later.
The affair occurred near Mulberry. 10 ACRE TRACT one-fourth mile
. . ... , , , . A from 3 C's depot. Good water, and
All ASIHUUO unjiaiu wx WmJivwUnfMll
land lays well.
nMF Rinnii LOTS. 1 mile from
Tan 7th savs! A sensation was
created here today by the sailing in a lot
of the Asneville Street railroad to
r imltrmont of nine
hundred dollars. The road was courthouse containing small house
purchased by A. Moore. The for sale cheap.
roud i :n full running oruer, em
"OearTim: lam spndinc you my
old eoat b parcels mM. 1 h.ive'Ut ou made! by the reij:nat ion
the buttons because it will make it Crawford, who was fleeted to the W-gia-lighter.
You will lind them in the j lature anl eotild not till both otliee..
breast pocket Yours, etc., Pat." j chairman dohn Laiuhrid;e, of ly-
. sartsville, presided over the lnedinc
i apt. J. l . -)ri(ii is in jijtieiii. ii
is said bis friends have endorsed him
for doorkeeper of the House, of Kepre
entative, a place he is well jualified
to till, liaviuj "been there" before.
All person.-, ii.d-i i u iu i .
of Mr. Lv V. i note or account will pleas? .v?uie
J. S. Dysart
bracing ('lx or seven Lines ui tiia.
and running about 10 cars.
Saved Troni Hie Fire.
T have saved bedsteads, bureaus,
w s'ps'-c ehnirs. sorinsrs, lab!g,
..1 Ail Tho
vr'- hii ;'. t:u I;".e
in i'rO'1 of
RIIRIIRRAN LOTS. I have some
beautiful lots for $10 to $50 t ach.
5 ACRE TRAClS Ten of thsc
just close enough for good market
or poultry farm?. Prico low.
Ap nont for ot'.ieri I have a lift of
LAR3Z AND SHALL FARMS
1 -1 iixV-C1
M M UM
While w have jreod sidewalks on
Mam street, thereare several crossings,
back streets. Ac that need repairing.
The sidewalks and crossings to the de
put and elsewhere need attention.
Where is that firewood voh pronu-ed
to bro sr "Q if y" lived We don't ear?
. ; :.itn i: !i:ri:,Mvi:'i'., bu: al'rait
3 ; u- ;U-::d, ::: v. wii".
so . r.u haw ihe pleasure of publih
I have a tiood
and He'istrr. Ice Hr"wn was secretary. j.jj sejj fwr cash or on j
o i .m ... i' i ii.,....,
On the first ballot Mr. 1'. Ii. Uernp- ,
W.M. Mr J. Hl RfilN.
w. c. .Nr.wo N'n
Lenoir, N. C.
hill received nine votes, Mr. U. II.
Moore, of Old Fort, reeeived nine vte
anpMr. A.W. William received three
c'om i i i me i: t ar v votes.
. -.i i ..i . it i. : 1 1 , lilniit.-.n in;iet inll 1 n'l
iiir-. ..f Miiorc. .livfn.and Mr. J. I.. Win nls.irsiin; riipninr nca unite I
Wilson, of eoo, or.e complimentary . . cattle, and no more can bo !
Vlle- , , , , , .iput on the books, as the estate i MARION, -Mr
Mooru was declared elected, and 1 , ' . . ,
tt ' must be Oit'seil. Iiiir reduction m Practice in tn
tne meet in sr aujourueu. lie is a ou, - i i c?
f- business man. and wiii make a all lin. of merchandise. Call earl; y 1 1, and ltu districts, and the J?u
-oo ! o!ilc-r.
r.d Atlanta TiViklv : '
Constitution one year for? 1.40.
Stop at the old Hyams stcre
house with your produce. We have
two-hore hack ai,)-'BJ" 7,, n.iv i
on the Cakersville rr ad, in Mitch
m a Ni.ivi.isD. ell countv, near the top f.f the lilue
Marion, N. C. R., h5s Cf,!irajns .ytfj
M I acre, will produce 500 Uns of h -y
iin(liiet- Mf in abundance. It is is mile?
running accounts aTTOKnEYS AXI COUNSETJ-ORS from Marion. It is abundantly
watered and timbered. It i on
eurveved line of the '.' C's road.
A large lody of this Lir.d is level
For sale on ea? terms.
Call on or address,
J. It. ATKlSs
3I.4UIOS, X. V,
court3 of the 10.
OF ALL KIM
1 hfivc a full assortment of all kinds of hardware, inclu
ding Guilders- supplies, such as nails Iocks and hinges,
also, paint, oil and white fcad. i have a fine line of Guns,
both breach and muzzle loaders, from 2 5 0upto$40 00.
Stoves of all prices and kind, including the celebrated New Patron
Cook Stove, ll.-ating rtovwm i.u hiii-w i-i..
I also do all kinds of T n Kuof.nj? and Gutterm?.
V-nmmU-r I d axe for W cul', agoo.1 Mattock for 60 cti.
I'will 11 you nails at th" v-ry lorr price of 1.50 per keg, factory
r:ce Mailrders will receive my por-onal and prompt attention.
lviti"-;iht voaM -xperie! c- in the hardware butiue I think I am
nretiare-l to give voti gvji m my int nt ui .njr
1 and save fuitlu r trouble. I nreme court of a. C, and the t .
. ... l1 ..... TV . i J. t
(',. Ncal and W.M. Blaxton. S. Courts ot western lisincv oi
Administrators. "N. C.
T. I .G-illam.
Morganton, N. C.