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A KATPY UW'YEAR CkLEUc!
V.e ul-9 jlvnsur in nui.oLiic-iig
Lring us ALL YOUii i t;
Am. get Got;s Li.c . ;-:
when? i!ic i?i T ...
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An attractive and elegant hiof Syll Hf j- At A A -rsfV Xm OW I
Fanev and Toilet Articles, also ! INtl? l VJ W ftf Brtf TO hU rf$p flfl? fPiSl !
at 77liOKPHnV'S. y Ny vr-sy vrW ' W j
.:k AHinno, YOU'D BETTER KEEP POSTED. FROM OUR EXCHANGES
IM iiih f JIor ' -" Import
ance Pointedly Frinted
Tor ICt-cord Header.
Mr. W. P. Hlanton wa-t in Arh;
v iile this week.
. Iis- Harriett Neal is visiting rel
wi ivt" i" Newton.
'1 he !; orl Tells Who is Alive.
Dent! .ilea Can't Talk.
Lte Ones Advertise.
A good Texas Cow boy Saddle l'orsale
cheap, aply at this cilice.
Swindell, the Jeweler, has the
latest designs in hair ami hat pins.
Tin: Kr.conr and Atlant
Const iin ioi: e n-; v?ar for !
KlntilUk was II:iti l liy a
Vutiir Thirteen Peculiar
From an eye-wit :ies we have it that
Hoi English, was hanged in Mitchell
county two weeks ago by a boy named
bob '2rroll, who was under thirteen
ears of age. Rob is a brother to Eng
lish's late wife, tvliom he n.iinln.J
I tr. Simmons, of IyarUville, waa j When theme!) readied Ilakersv iib
i vs n tl i- week. j j iv i I . !; ja.'or .-u d l.i-: .j;;r' :!,
of ;reeiifboro.i '" l ''1' " ;l!;;"u ' V J.l: j.lre.i
: tr.)ii'. s;nil the. threatened t' i::-:s; d-
luiiinte, ail the jailor atvd to fur-
render the prisoner. Thy pro-ijred the i KvrJthiiig ai r(,-t f.,r :io day.-, -,v
victim and tied his handa b-hmd him I want t0"iak,! -"' for spring goods
and placed him .,n r mul- behind little j try We Ule:ul J""1 w,,:it we saJ';
Iiob Carroll, to taUe his last ride on j Martin lire.
t'art!l- All kiiul-4 of Hpriiiuul Sumn-..-.-
When the mo!) reached the orchard ,!r(.tS -, H u l,e-t prices at
near tlm church on the Canherry road j Jledd's'Varicty i?lorc.
J j in l I rom isakersville, about .! :.;n
Snndav 11 oi niiw tluv hnltctl. nnlcrcil
little Iiob to ride u under an aim'e ! , hne Jot (,f Va"ts: Everybody
' tneiii ior
tree, and l.nglisJis feet were tiea t.
irief Xcws Aiotes From Taiiou
Poirls in the Suited State.
Congressman ttower is trying to
have a taritf of 25 jer cent put on
The grand jury at Durham, N.
C, has indicted nearly fifty boys
?. k! vcuih! niinorsi for fr:viv.nt-
TJiIKI fos Kiaunt.
(i. II. Uoysti
Mr. J. K. Carpenter,
here tin- week.
Mn. It. II. liellllftt
relatives in Matesville.
The rain on Tuesday helped the
gardens, but hurt the .-how
Kx-Mayor, Cha. I. Klanton, if
A'.h-ville, was over tbi.-t week.
Mis Sail it Keid, of Old Fort., was
vi-iiin friends here thi week.
Mr.-. W. 1.. Uryani. of iloone, is
visiting her daughter, Mr-. I ". Mor-
Mr. and Mr. Kdaar Izlar are in
Mar-hall, where, they will epemlthe
Some ,iortsmen in our town went
,ird hi'v.tiiisr rec.-Mitly 0:1 MniiiKireet
wit lion! fi!!i or los.
... Mr. !. . Chne. ( f Sbeiby, has
piiri-ha.M'd an interest iu the !:ale I5ar
;u,.ivi!l make Ibis bis future borne.
--.J. C.. N'eal lias Hold bis entire in
i .1 in t ho l!ii'-k Creek Mills, known
th" j:;-(!vvi and loun. i-.;
Mr. .;:.lin Lonley.
Or. W. H. Wakefield, of Winsto;i,
N. ., will be in Marion at the Flcm
iniuur House on Tbiirstiuy, May loth
pr;4eiiee limited to Kye, K.ir. Nose and
.in i hnmr
The Little I toy bo Killed Pat
terson in Kuowille, is
Some dayg ago tiie folio ving appear
ed in a Kncxville paper, concerning
the trial of little Arthur Cardwell. who
killed Walter PaUeron, because lie be
lieved the latter was about to kill his
father. I'attcron was rn:eeu in Lurke
otiiity. tf;i state :
;:r;(; ..: . , ..
1 1 or i
ci n:i.:-:s4ii, . I .
ft cm Jlillel d), i
I it I.-J; ! 1.
a wd r t'.
e court house
( be youii": ladies of the M. K
Church are yettiiiK up an entertain
ment known the "Last Loaf," which
will be phijcd in the court house about
tin- middle of April.
lined t In:
r. iy.r by the
M. I.. Kavbr has !is( n ered
a mica mine on bis property in l ie
..orthcin part ofthe count y, huh Jluj;
luu froi.i I iie sui face n
ill.' nun.' w ill prove
I t, rant's do-I.'oy" andMi's
Fdna McCurry's deer, conclmicd this
climate w.ns too cold lor t h.-m, so t bey
moved farther South, "Koy" stopping
at Shelhy, and "Nell on f.iny Jtner.
( barley Ward took a batn in the
r ver lad Sunday, and in making a
Utn-i tlive rdruck a rock cutting his
b.-ad seven -ly. lr. Unrein r.f-wed the
wound to-tlier, taking lilteen stitches
ib:v. i". J- Kocrs tvas married to
Mi--s Katie Wiseman. at Henrietta, on
the 1Mb. insl.at the residence ol the
I ride's parents, and returned to Marion
It. .-aine day. The Ksrono eviends
Som parties w ho were arretted
Mid eonlined in the ealaboosi snow day
lor disorderly conduct, did with mal
ic a forethought, maliciously and
feloniously with knives r;ne their
wav through the wall and niale jjoo.l
! heir escape.
ihedry weather for th f a-it fe'.v
weukn bad made the fences, leaves and
woods alon the railroads so dry that
sparks from the railroad engines spread
lire alone; the line m M -l'owelt and
Uurke counties. bd hk damage lo fences
and t imher.
get her, be Hill sitting on the lnubs be
hind iiob 'arroll.
Tlicy then pave Bob the rope made of
liwup grass, and told li'm be must bang
Knjrlish. The. boy tied the ropf to a
limb hanging above bis head, and hold
ing th' other end in bis band, said :
"Now, I'ncle Ihd, I am going to tie
the other end around your neck,' and
proceeded to do
F.ngli.-Ii was given lifteen minutes lo
pray, 'i here were three preachers
present, ami all prayed for the doomed
man. He begged for mercy, protesting
bis innocence, but tin: rope was tied,
and he and Iiob still on the mule, und
when tiie fifteen minutes expired, a
burly fellow in the crowd commanded,
"Iiob, spur that mule.''
Jicdr sparred the mule and left his
brother-in-law suspended in the air
between the limb oftho tree and the
ground. His feet only lacked four
inches touching the ground. The fall
did not break his neck, but death re
sulted from .strangulation.
We also learn that English's wife
bad two little children, whom she left
at home the evening he murdered her.
li ... ti:.v ieporJi-a that he eoni.r.-.en
the rriiii" to Col. Bowman, whom he
had retained as counsel.
Mcf'all & Conley, have just received lafet week
x pair spring pants.
PemeiiiLor that Tom Martin's
Restaurant is the l .t place to get
it Mjuaru iiH.-al when you come to
court next week. Buy your grocer
ies from him.
Kx-Pol;o';man Rollins, of Dur
am. was trivd f-r u.t.rder y $-.-.
ioniLh t;gv, t.iid ivunu guiuy. hv
got a new trial ad was accuntiea
Near Charlottesville, Va., a little
girl wandered off from hom
When found f-ho was sleeping un
der a tree with her head pillowed
dangerously near a vunomiH snake.
hand in bis hip
a::ault and had hi
pocKt-t as be v.as just getting artvan-
tage of Tlirop Cardwell Th boy had I
good reason, from the evidence of sev-
eral witnesses, to believe that his father ;
was about to be killed, when he took
the pistol from behind the counter and
fired at Patterson.
After brief consultation, 'Squire
H,,ll.l,.l.l..r. .,.1.1 .-..... 1 .1 .
Mrs. J. I. Aortrii has just received . , 1 ,p , .... .... . .
a new stock of elegant spring millin- 11031 "riantto, antl swai lowett one mey naa unanimously aareea
cry, embracing everything in the mil- pair of boot and all the old shoen upon justifiable liomiciJe and to dis-
nnery line, ladies Hats, bonnets, trim- . that could le found. The noii.C charge the prisoner. The assembly
avvoke th citizen, vln dispatched broke loose in tremendous applause,
the hdui nui.
Florida alligator crawled into I
thtsidonoe of a sleeping citizen
Three iiion, while lighting on a
Everybody that want- their walls
whitewashed this spring, must call on
McC'all &. ( onlev, and get the finest
thing on earth, the Plastico. All colors ' train in Missipnippi, were huried
st0(:K- from the platform while the train
Tinware, Glassware, Crockery, j was running at full pwed, but
which showed the decision of the court
alio met with its happy approval.
The presiding justice cited some his
t d-ieal local cases of a similar cbarac
tsr, and a number of decisions on sim
ilar cases elsewhere, showing the court
lamps, Lcmkipg-glasses and Clocks j wer. well enough when they landed j m .(s
clieap at Medd's Variety Store.
Farmers, take your Eggs to McCall .t
Conley, and get the cash.
For the very best clover seed, go
to .McCall & Ceiiley. Only 15 cents
to jump up and continue the tight.
There approximately 1,050 hub
allianccB in North Carolina. Mr.
I'arnes says they are rapidly being
; reorganized. There are about 50,-
000 nn nil)ers in good standing and
--Col. C V . Hall's show exhibited
here last Tuesday. Cwingtothe severe
rain und oohl very few people were in
town. There, were some splendid al-
ti..iw i i the show, and if the weath
er had been good we would doubtless ,
have witnessed a line performance.
--Ipu Sle;i!l. I.ogan Nicliols,
went to Abbeville Tuesday aveuing to
eet Joe l':itton, colored, who sometime
ago, -hot the negro .Inn Cowan, during
a dance at a cabin in the "gallows lield."
Pat ton was arrested a few davs ago by
oUi.-crs in Asbeville, and is now in
--We barn from (.'apt. t. W. raw
lord, wlu has just returned from Polk,
that Pr. NV. P.. Walker.of that county,
was shot a lVw days ago and killed by
bis grandson. The boy is now in jail
in Columbus awaiting trial. It is claim
ed Hint it wa accidental. lr. Walker j
vvrt-a son of ex-SheitT Walker, of Kuth-J
We hupv that our reader.-, w ill j
overlook (or !okoverx all shortcomings j
errors, mistakes, etc, etc.. in this i-. ue, j
a the wditor i- i' Morgsnton.
the .ircil- was here thi- week and as j
every one knows employees of print ing '
V;..v.'s itter have o much religion j
that they can't attend a circiis when it
comes r.'.ori!'. especially when tbev j
Ji tiaic:tl Election.
Mayuks On ici:, Marion, N. C
There will be an election held in the
Court House on Monday May7(ils )l
for I he purpose of elect ing a mayor and
live aldermen, for the next year for the
town of Marion, X. C.
This April Pith bS'Jl.
J.ti. Nkai., James Mokkis,
Jimmie JI. Hemphill, Robbie L.
(iiikev and Kddif 1). Rulliam were
in Old Kort yesterday.
A touijielive examinaiion wib be held
in the court bouse in Ashcvilie on May ih,
lOlh mid lltli.tur the purpose ofselect
injj a Nn al C adi-t lo Acuopolis. The up
pli -.i!! tri must ljebatw.:n tbc- ot IS
hiiU 2i) jimis. I'r. W. I). lliiliHid, Ch.ti .
A. YVeloi nmi K. b. Wiedisoti ill coioiliiu te
We understand that one of our
progressive merchants proposes to start
a subscription to make a good read
from this place to Uakersville. All citi
zens are interested in this matter, and
it is surprising that our merchant
I havf sieii; on thi cuettion so long. We
j are truly oriy tint ril thai ha been
.aid and 'rtrittu n this -jucstie .( 1 ,i,
j ,( n . I i:p r.ail. Can .e al'.nu i. sit
j si ill, and allow Morautoii to take the
I mountain trade away from usV (lb, this
is all stuff, some ray, but. you will see
' what kind of stuff it h. if " don't go
to work. Is Marion so dead that the
business men are quietly wailing to
at lend the funer.o"J
T. A. White, the old and estab- j halt' uf lh
linhed wood workman can always
be found at his old .stand, ready
to do any any all kinds of wood
work, and do it cheap.
George A. Gilkey has a nice line
of Provision Safes, from up.
Call on George A. Gilkey and
get a baby carriage.
You can gel anv kind and siz3:-
of window hhailes at George A.
Gilkey 'a furniture store.
If yni want anything like a
hands )ino necktie Martin JJros.
has the oniv nice display m town.
If thev cun't suit von voa wiii
have to visit the Northern markets.
Clothing. Hats, 'Shoes, Sifters,
Buckets, Baskets and pictures
cheap at Medd's Variety Store.
If you need anything in the no
tion line call on Martin Bros.
(Jo to A. B. Gilkey & Hon for
first class syrup "Sugar Drip"
at 40c per gallon; also Tally in
different flavors, at. 15c. per pound.
Ton Sale. Two good milk
cows. Gull on J. S. Elliott.
Kodak Headache Cure, ten cants
per package, at Morphew's.
All kinds of garden seed at W. Mel.
The largest lire of imlionp and
r.ovelii s in Y,Y ....: a N :lh Cvm
i'.i:, at lUJ.'W Va ::' -ton.
M:it'n Br.'t!. i.-.ve ;::-:t :' -ivril
a full and complete line ci spring
and summer shirts, in variegated
''Oh, aren't they they sweet!"
exclaimed a young lady, on toeing
the sword pin", in Swindell's show
Mr. Crawford has introduced a
bill to pay the Eastern Clicrokees
their jjro rata of one million one
hundred nod sixty-eight thoiis-cnd
dollars ofthe sale of the Cherokee
outlet. Years ago the courts deci
ded that the Indians who elected
to remain in North Carolina when
tht most of the tiil e went west,
had no right to the western lands.
! Tli is being so Mr. Crawford will
not likely be successful.
(Growing a little eloquent, the 'squint
held that though there was no pre
cedent at law, common sense and the
laws of humanity and Hature establish
ed precedent. It is conimen instinct to
defend from harm those of year kin,
not only in man, but throughout the
entire animal kingdom and the forte
of hia remarks made a good impression
and elicited rounds of applause.
Young Arthur was marie, quite a hero
out ofthe affair, and as he left the
court room in company with ki.-s par
ents he was followed by quite a crowd
up street, and people stopped and won
dered what it all meant.
HAS HKKX ItKMOVKl TO THK LOCATION WHKKIi
Love and the Mailer.
Love, be ltd i lie Miuter
In a :rifn lone
Where t he dukiu-s; ihaibwd liim
With its Brief and rajiu.
Aid ( tor li in tiie Master
Wit I. ia tli it garden drear !
Keen thorns climbed and kinied lib lips
Aud leU their crimson llierj.
I ove, he led .lie Master
From tl.nt gard;p din.
And with sharp thorcn in iuock-ry
Wreathed rouaJ the brow him.
And U for 11 iin the Master,
That Lo.-e should ki.s and kill,
And carve Hun the re a crcs3 t, bear
Alone to Calvary hill,
I.eve, he led the Master
From the midtiijtit gloom;
C'cr the wild and wounding morns
Made thu link-' bloom.
And O Ior l!i:u the Master,
For c(;r'ieii, truss a-.'J bid!
Ma. Kditok: Ai the sta-on fot po'itics
ha ariiv.rl I dtsire to suggest the; inline '
!r. Joisu K. Moijlew tor itie S-nate. Vt
is :n :d'l? debaU'i', a popuUr null with ti e
ptrople and a s'.aunch Democrat.
The Custom r Vi'ill Find Them Still on Main Strt-et, in tl.o
main part of the Building, Selling
DRY GOODS, GKOCLRIES, HAKDWAR2, SHOES,
Hats, Plows nnd all Kinds of General loreliandise
CUh'Ari'It THAN USUAL!
?-CALL WHEN H TIT.VN ANU GET BARGAINS !
MARION', N C., April Ut, ISOi.
All civilize! people hire good pjbiic
roads. This is n ino lern evidence ol eir
ilizat'ou, it b.-lm:jfs to the Ki?, aud the
modern raitro' historrenn tas'iy wiir.cas
that Heme anIGrrce dated their strength
ot emnire frctn the beginning ot ihoir good
i o.i d 3. The Fng'.iBh iid Scotch, for teu
tu lies baciw the leading and most fiiiccvssfu,
people i:itb vrorid, began wild go id ronb'
The nurthrrn States of this grand Atai ri
can I'liiou have Sjenl tiiillious upon mil
lions cn good roads, and siili theyd'i it.
The bbUt cuiiu'y in North Carolina is
spending $1.50) per mile, bu i'.dia;; god
roads The eunuty of Mecklenburg iy her
pride in n.nd.s to Charlotte, the county
sea'., lias built it tut to be tl.e forrinnst in
Thf h ie..?.! tliat seoiti
ll CitT l)f 1 1)0 -S.
Susan Lew is and her two children,
Jessie and Agnes, were urraigned be
fore Justice Mcl'onalil last week on the
charge of keeping a disorderly house.
They wt re bound over to court, but it
was agreed that if they would leave
the count) , .".to! slay away, t lie case
would not be carried up. This is a
move in the direction of reform, and
theolticers should sec (hat thejudg
nuhl is carried out. It is said that
seme of the "kids "who have been visit
ing these places are very indignant at
the action of the court, but the; are
;ts guilty as the Lewis gang, and the
court will probably pull .omeof them
li lit- Should icl l lit re.
The authorities at Washingt-
Ha v. that Goxey und every man m
his brigade, will be arrested imme
diately upon arriving in that city.
Th'Te i? a law that makes it an ot-ft-nce
i'.r any person r persons to
bring into the iistri;t ot Columbia
persons likely to lu.-'ome a charge
on tl:.- conurunity. and anoih.er
statute that will authorize the ar
rest arid imprisonment of every
man in his army.
foICA mi FGH SALE.
Twas cn n weird l.Krar.a peel
She l:pie", this ipieen of martyrs
And thv jrinr.'ui dudes who aw br
Kxclainid, ".'ly slurs and garters "
James I..r.--. .v'-reu.c
know it i.s "t i :.ek." de;arted
Tuesday night. "Crack" w as j
character in Mnrioii. lie was
wtierof a "pic.v'ful g 'odpe---! i:
but be could never be induced to
underany eirctim-tance. His re pi) to
anv offer made to buy was, -niil'iii can
make me part wid dat dorg." but. the
above event hai separated them cur
ing this life, at least,
.hi; t as we coto press we learn that
Cood M..-a Mine in Mitcb.'ll cci:t:
Due hundred acres of lsnd in the tr;:
-loO birch tree and other timber
liargain Appi)' lo tiie
Carolina improvement Co.,
Marion, N. C.
FreacSicr IarloEi n I'j aiu!.
CentrrTA, (J.i., A;.rii 4tn I tS4
Kmitou Mahion- Ukcokd I'c.tr fc'jr:
Xetic-iug in your v-iluuhle p i er ot March
Ji'th. cli?iing frori '.he V'n; nt?vii!e Ooti--
ler, ia r iri to a Kov. Jno. Marst'ia. 1 bi;
space to inform the people ani jour read
era, t h t I person illy ki:ov this celebraied
divine. Jno. Mutstou, better known here as
Puck M.i.ston, who was born nerr iin
place about -7 or SU years ago. From hoy
l:oo.l. ilaittun 1ms been a notori t. ratcal;
ids r:t step to tame 'a ti.s e.lrrction was
forging cheC'.s. oi lers etc. I;'.ead of bis
leir beiuir etm oil 1'V the Caatuoaitf , it was
crusued by the iron ti-et of a G orgia
ft eight U.-.tJ wiii e at e 1 1 i :ig a ride . I a in in
capable o!' exp.cr.-ii.g th if contempt the
citizens of ihis coni naiiity b.inf for ties
a llow. Mia iitv .le I in jther has been th.
on'y nioaas of keepia in in oat u' prison
rears :gr. '!) be. n:e btin la Marion. N. ('.
i mention tli.s merely to c p ojde of
Miir.on maybe ira.iy t wclcou.e hna s!ioi;!U
be roach ther..'.
Will M. McJosali.
CLOSING GUT SALE.
McCurry ct Nichols wiii f-11
their immense steel: of goi-ds in-
chnling dry gculs, notucs
j hardware, i:i l'aet everything they
! have m stock, excepting groceries
j va ill be sold at cust, p: siivelv al
! cost, if vott d.di't beaevo it c.ii.
and see h r vourfeiv-?.
A rcdiin attempted to rii
A sweet little lay about ?pri;ir,
Uut ere he h ii ut t-re.l a note
An infantile blizzard
Contracted his pizz.rd
Ai d tl.e n.t:cu.'y froze in l is ;Lroat
N". Y Jout n. l .
SPECIAL RATES TtVTHE WEST.
The following special railroad
rites wet it into effect March 1st
First class limited rates via the
Missouri Pacific to San Francisco
Cal., will be a? follows:
From Memphis or St. Louis one
way -7.o0. Bound trip $17.50
good for 00 days to return, good
going one route and returning
F r further particulars, address,
A. A. Gallauhek,
Southern Passenger Agent,
10, Bead House Chattancega.
M. ;..... t c... in J V.'v.i. v nai? Jo roa .
C irs hckisj the puVic roads! liiriiers
i.ac:-d across .Be puo.ic wa.vs; iiarion iu
coiiutT 8.t s!iut in by gHtef! idnnie otia
ooaid ol'tomruisri )uer? wli veil! bluit nt
public road wirti agate for ths peisoual
convenience zt foiaeboJy who ought to
maka his own fence or vote to have no
tenet:. Iaeid of g-od roads, the roads
l blockaded it!i gales 8tid no ladj Can
uismouut to open ti. em, ana no stranger
uiow.- whether uc i irospassins oa t..rbui
;en giour.d b.'C.iiue o! th-f gile. Tbec
things ought not to be. Is there no remedy.
notiie! MiTin;:: notuk::
We are now in possession of the most
vaiuable mica rrcpcrty in Mitt hell,
Yancey and Mcl'oweli counties, also
line timber lands, ami it will pay the
'Crack" is still in the land of the living. . northern capitalists and speculators to
The life line has been thrown out and (.:llu11 us wluMl Iu.e(1 cf such i rop
eaught him ami he may ) et live to eaten jt.rtv
many a fat possum with that good dorg. I ' ' lale S: Atkin.
Cards are out announcing the I ' """TT
ni:irr :rf b T.ibn W Strc. t- A first-class New Home )0vin
man to" Miss i)aisv Eaves at the machine, equally as good os new, j Wilkerson.
Tesid .nc r f the bride's parents on ; ir sale cheap, or exchange. Apply
Tuesday, April 17th. 1 the Record ofhee. i
not i: t:.
The following ii-t of wa'ches
being l'.ehl i y ll. ll. l.rot.ks'i:. r.
two lo b ur years, will be sold for
repairs linh'SS Called ler Wlthlll' tentton in th hea
. , i , i . 1 t i T Increased urinary
thirtv davs troin date: ( , i arl- t of the expulsive :
ton, Wm. Lane, P. A. Coscy. Gad- i
dvs, S. A. Bowman. Gibon, B. II.
Bullard, Cosby, Will Wells. Tom
Carson, Logan Jackson, Junes
tm ANIMAL EXTRACTS!
Prepared according to the formula of
i Dll. WM. A. HAM3IOND, I
In his laboratory t Washington, D. C. i
CCRFBRIXE. from the brain, for dis-
ea..s of the brain ami nervous system.
:WEI)I LLIE, from the (tpiiial cord, for
diseases of iho cord. iLocomotor-Ataxia,
A etc. t
X CARDKC, from the heart, for disease
T of tiie hPftrt. X
TCMT1MK, from the teste, for disease
cf the testes, t Atrophy of the organs, eter-
ova BIXE. from the ovaries, for diseases
of the ovnrie,
Mr Editor: Ab I have seen nothing in
your piper l.oia our village lately. 1 wil.
ive the readers o:your valuable patera
ieiv i ens frsiu tuis tn t of t.ie county
Hoping iliat th -y uuy not fiud taeir w ay to
tin- waste b.-snpt.
Our farmers ae aisout ready to plant
coru and are waning paiiemly for ti.!
weather tj t irn wa. mrr, i..d io.- the moou
to get nghc.
Deputy L) L. Laws is busily engaged in
cnpluriog t .t T.o.ulcii of bucle Sa.u'o
Our Wi.-rch.ats, T.iylor & Pitar:, hive
more houie-nitde .n;-t to se! 1 this spring
than tr s.-v rii year), havtn lvo or three
thousaui Jioauus aviev, they think lbei
will not have to go lo c i:.ci.i.;a;i f r t ry
rtiueh it :tl tiiis coeii.-tg tHini.i -r, tveiiii
v: 1 tend to some outil, ij keep o it
money L -i.iv. j
!r. W. if. Taylor, who b been at Siui;-
aine. in l.tierlorl co.iuty. te.irli.rg
e ool is exjK-cteJ borne Saiurdar. We wei
c me ii:ui ixcit biuoiig us.
Pr. Join) j. .Siraiuon and U.-. J. ?. IIw
i.:is fi eiu Aiab.iina, who gra .ua
. o Ciiatt.uo v, Tenn.. e ,ic n Cvdse,
tvi- :o. ;i k i bete la frsctio- meili-.-iat. We
vr a :lo!ii i ven iiealvr ucce, if possioli.-.
Liu r S icinj.ij lis I last samm-r.
: ev. Mr. tioroo p.e.i'
sermon at t i Vetbud.-t church last uu
Old Fori !V"vt f.
l?r. S. V. Ib bertson dii'i put up a
blacksmith shop near town on tie
Crooked Creek road, which will te
handy for quite a number of our far
merj. Several Sunday; since, during inter
estingserviees at tha i'resbyterian
Church, our tow ii.sman, TJr. J. II. I51a
lock, was mad a I'eaeon, Kev. W. II.
IVhite ofliciatinjf, and preiichcd a line
Easter services at the Episcopal
Church here were of more than usual
interest and beauty, and we were pleas
ed to see that many of our citizens en
joyed them. The Sunday School exer
cises in the afternoon, with the sing
ing of th? children were evidence of
careful training by the teachers.
Don't fail logo to the concert on
Friday night, as the object i a good
one, and the funds will uite somewhat
to the comfort of the .;stpnablo pastor
and his worthy and charming wife and
There will be a concert at tin-Jlen-
zie Store house, on Friday night, 13lh
inst for the benefit of the Methodist
Parsonage. The low price of admission
and the general gathering of local tal
ent coupled with tho worthy object,
should draw a lare crowd. Owing to
the scarcity of money the tickets will
be only Ten Cents.
The case of Muhlenberg vs Hester,
was tried by arbitrators last Monday
:.r.d Tuwdny. A'U r careful eousntcra- j
; i jon f.ut' .;!"-:.t voiii.riiis of evidence;
' b.-e-kec. I' rl - .igt o . ii'. j d jm-r.t
I .no -"ven i: M. .n ti.e M'u: .Illi."-? '
iii'i o;v.-. Jiay Ve I W-rd losu),:
without offending anyone concerned,!
that tins verdict was r.nmrv. bat of a j
surprise to many in the smali amount J
Hev. O. W. Phelps will preac'.l in the I
Episcopal church here on Sunday 15th
int. night and morning.
Old Fort i.s to be congratulated in
that thin spring she escapes the anx
ieties fioid sometime ill feeling.) of a
municipal election, the new charter
makes our t:wn election i bi-enuial.
There i.s a very little taiX of the man
whom this district should put forward
to defeat the boodle candidate set out
by the liads and populist, but it is
quite a comfort to know that wc also i
can at the proper time put a "Kieii- j
iiiond in the field," who will make it
mighty interesting for Mr. Pearson,
and leave him "writhing on the plain
while our "Cox" is crowing over his
pror.trat form. Ho mete it be.
Mr. I.rm-e Llack -.voider and family
have removed to Asbeville, where he
has secured employment in a newly es
tablished wagoti top factory.
The many friends of Tom Tate and
Pcridergrssi wire s rry to see tUeni
foing West iat vn.-ek, but hope they
mar -strike it rich" our. there.
! The forcibl-- words of your lat w.-ekr (
j editorial on improvement in rai-dngj
! stock are on thr. right line, tbo' we fear j
will not avail much, for it seems hard t
i to get tiie ftrtiiiug eornnnuoty out of j
tile jtu ruts, i'.nu toe ptiy oi K ii mat. ,
I tin-re arc those &:.iong Ihcm to whom a I
i word from any other than a Populistic ,
i schemer is vry di-tast ful. j
' The exbi jitloii of him-clf, made by
i the wild irovernor of South ( ii-i;In:a, in
1 the late troubl ? in ti.r.t State, wiii b
i .-..... i.-e l.i the world .ld tei.-.I to isub-
Ekvms Mnm-x, PkesIpknt. I 1. MeEot'u, CasMiKB.
am:i:vii.m:, n. c
I)K.MflX.lTS'B KVAVI-: Ii:rONlTOKV.
CAPITAL $50,000 SURPLUS $25 000.
We Lavtt .Speciiil facilities for handling the bubinetH of Mcrcbnnta
and others in Western North Carolina. If you have no Bank nccotlit
or think of n change, we will bo glad to havo you correspond with ui.
WHOLESALE Aftf RETAJt
I take this method of informing you tliat I liav jHsi opnJ
LARGEST AND KOST COMPLETE STBCK OF HARDWARE, FARMIM3
IMPLEMENTS, BUSS1ES, HACKS AND SPRING WAG0N8,
Ever brought to Marion.
. 05il. anil IIKATIXG MTOVi:.', CJood ami Claeapl
Doors, Sash and Blinds, Glns?t i'aints, Oih
S'aiiii ZSrieniics, ail, Ho;-e ?.m.m ic.
at wholesale prici t fount ry r.ienli :i.s. 1 keep on hand a suppM
CELEBEATKU PIEDMONT wAGONE
which for price, finish end durability, have no eqiwl.
Then are wairant.'d for 12 month. , !
-iRF.PAIIUNG A VSPKCIALT
I.e. rood if i: (a :t ei.oul.l,; cjt.ses con
servative men to itiieci ere in.si.! .... . . 4,XT1r U neAtr
thev cast their vote for any of his pu- I rl l)t AtlOnUOIl VjlVeU IU U11V "tu
JIl'Nei'UJfC. thyrodine. etc.
Dm, FWf Drop. Frit (I lrchni MM.
X The rhvsio'OKical effects produced t f
T 'nt-i ! tif I rrrbrinr are accelera.lon
of the pulse with leelinKOI luuness ana nis-
force of the bladder and
peristaltic action oi tne inietnes. meremw .
in muscular strength and endurance, in- .
March ZQ, 181-L
creased power of vision In elderly people.
ana increased appeitie inQQisuri-ri.
Where local drurpisU are not supplied
with the Hammond Animal Extract they
will be mailed, together with all existing
literature on the subject, on receipt of price,
nr Mrll rnmiriL CO
f) WaafclactMt, D. C.
lltical faith It li a fact beyond ques-
a.i laierectins I ..... ,i, t ,.ct 1 1 ii -neo-
lioil liiai niiiin' r-
1 ks party" has gotten control of State
.-..vrnmi.nt. invariably troubles more
or les. serious have arisen ; and it is no J
reply to say that .t i-. the fault of i iti- j
ens who under Democratic rule have j
n ' vvav - been S;iW-biding . 'i tlluian in
lcDueii ci.cuit, i 1 be i.eii at Piaac.e I a fanatic, an I wo can easily t-e that all j
uurch tht eecuuJ fu.iiav auJ s-aturcar this furor is intended fvr party effect, i
.0 but we predict that liiawiM career will I
. wi i say no more at pr-seiit. but ifuVe I prove a -boomeranj"' in S. C., and
w it - res ti !u tu J it. tt e itiruiiu when r I lmA hf a wnrnin r to the vmiA neonle
e;ic.iea Pyj.-ivi.ie, yen may l. ar ft .ui of her ister fctte.
me Kaiu. j ;-lD.ZV. -
ir-iiK. 1 Old Fori, N". ( April 13tl.
J li i't'tott ;of lelTic hts l.rt n put oh
,1). Taylu 's mail loi'.e. Pce,l tu t. al
co.uir.untly- vtiU -jne I.e. eafi. r a 'tally ti.-il.
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