The Press and Carolinian.
For payrni'iitK in anvaiK*«»,
in;i]*• February Ist.
1 HJSB, tli#* sum of one dollar
will bo rwivwl as full pay
ment for one year. After
that datv tho regular ]»riee
must !>•' paid.
HICKORY I'RINTI.M; CO.,
Dr. J. U. Campbell, of Newton,
lias moved to Salisbury.
Have you u sworn oft* T Well,
Hti' k to it like a—leach.
M i.ss Mamie Graham of Xewton ih
visiting her brother in Bakersville.
"Souvenir" given with every #lO
purchase, at the Whit® Front cloth
The Tarboro Southerner has reach
ed the ripe old age of (>5. and is yet
strong and healthy.
"Wheat and corn' taken in ex
change for ""Clothing ' at Royster
tV: n Hickory, N. C.
Rev. Dr. Anderson, wife and
daughter, of Morganton, have gone
to spend the winter in Florida.
Spring prices in "Winter'' over
coatH at the "White Front"' clothing
store Hickory, N. C.
Some smart manipulator of fig
ures lias discovered tlmt two thou
sand can be made out of the figures
1888, by drawing a lino straight
through the middle.
Mr. E. L llu ghes, who has been
some time teaching at Granite has
been called to a place in the Iteids
ville (traded School. Our Granite
friends have lost a good teacher, and
wish to find another. '
Rev. J. Fi. Bristowe, pastor of the
Mefr v Jist Episcopal Church, South,
in 4 ce, is expected to arrive on
Wednesday. 11*• writes us that he will
preach at tin* usual flours on Sunday,
the 15th, morning ami night.
John Keen and W ill Murphy,
while drinking in Salisbury last Fri
day night, got into a quarrel, when
Keen shot Murphy in the forehead
and eyes with ad« rringer. Murphy
fell unconscious and lias since died.
Kerr was bound over to court.
The largest and best educa' ( ]
bear ever seen here, was in town laM
Friday in company with tw> Arab
or some other half civilized speci
mens of humanity. The bear, when
standing erect must have been ,"c»r
seven feet high.
A. IV Cook of thi* township s i!d
on Monday a lot of tobacco of a ve. .
common grade that brought an aver
age of tie veil cents per pound. IhU
was a very good for it and
s'uows that now is a good time to put
tobacco oil the market.
Cards are out for the marriage of
Rev. G. IV Gurly and Miss Emma C
Bell in Middletown, Connecticut, on
the 24th inst. Mr. Gurlv was once
in charge of the Reformed Church
hero and Mi-* Bell was music teach
er in Newton.
The popularity of I'rot. Hottan
stem, President of C aremont Col
lege. Asa teacher, is evidenced by the
coming of two pupils from his old
bouie in Pennsylvania to attend his
school here. We feel that th> Trus
tee> have found the light man after
a long search, to build up that
P- K. Little of Cline's Town-hip
made last year 4280 gallons of sor
gurn syrup, which we think the most
made by any one in the count v.
People who travel the "Junebug
are getting to be patient.
The Charlotte Chronicle says a train
was all night going sixty mile*, and
the "passengers did not swear as
much as they were expected to do."
We acknowledge an invitation to
attend the Industrial Reform Con
ference to be held i I \Y ashington
City February 22. It is a move in
the right direction and we hope
much good will COIUJ from it. Ir
the railroads would be liberal w•
might be able to get there.
The Commissioners >f McDowell
county have placed the bonds for
#s().ooo,iij the hands of Mr. Frank
Coxe for delivery to the Three C's
railroad when the conditions on
which they were voted have been
performed. this seems a big lot of
confidence to have in one man. We
have known as rich men us Mr.
Coxe to fail, and not be sued for di
Jacob .MoMteller, Dead.
\Ve learn from Our Church Paper
that Jacob Mosteller of this county
died December 27th, aged near sev
enty years. He was an industrious
and economical man, with great
firmness of character, even in his
prejudices, and will be much missed
in his community and in the whole
country. Ihe old land-marks* are
passing away. Who shall be wor
thy to stand in their places.
T• W. Wood & Hons.
He invito the attention of our
readers to the advertisement of
Messrs. 1. \\. \\ ood & Sons, of
Richmond. \ irginia. They do u
large business in garden and farm
seeds, and claim to do the largest
business in the South. Their cata
logue is a very complete one, and
should be in the hands of all our
farmers and gardeners. Send for
copy, which will be mailed vou free,
if you name this paper.
A Colt!t-n Wcclcllnji.
Mr Joseph H M oore and wife of
this Township have been married 50
years the 28th of December past.
On that day their children made
tho-e aged parent* happy hr gather
ing at the old Homestead with well
filled baskets from their several
homes, and made up a beautiful fam
ily dinner f i r the two ohl'folks, then
seven living children, and twenty
eight grartd-ehi'dren. of which all
pai took HI health and happme« s.
Mrs Moore is US years old. and
"ctive. Mr Moore is almost be!) -
less ; has not walk* d for eight vear>,
but is always cheeifu; and happv
Thanks to a number of our sul -
scnbers for cash renewals duiin r
t .f; past t'A o weCi\s. 11 w t f at ail
have seen the paper in its l ew ami
enlarged or n.we hope thev will ome
forward and pay up back dues and
for the coming \car. We hav«-ex
tended the chance of getting the
paper, really wotth ¥1.50, f.»r one
dollar to February 1, and we hope
all will take advantage of it- We
shall continue to improve the j a per
as our friends show their apprecia
tion of our l>\ paying what is
due Us. Next week we expect to re
sume the publication of Taimage's
Catawba court next Monday. Judge
lbichorx>, IRortb Carolina, 3anuan> 12, 18SS.
Reduced rat'-s will be given next
week for all who wish to attend the
meeting of the Grand Division Sons
of Temperance in btatesville on the
17th. Tickets wiil be sold on the
15th and lfith, good until the 21s -
From Clvde and return for £6.75
fiom A-iievil e, ¥5.75: M irior . ¥4.15:
Morganton, ¥3 75: Hickorv, ¥2. A
full attendance is desired and hoped
In tlie way of catalogues Yick's
Floral (niide is the handsomest we
have seen. New and beautiful en
gravings and three colored pates of
dowers, vegetables and grtin, are
features for the issue of lsss. It
describes the rarest llowers and
choicest vegetables, and all who
want to know anything about the
garden should have a copy. We
have used \ iek s seeds for a number
of years, and can recommend them.
Send for a copy >f the Floral Gui le
for Price 10 cents, including
a certificate good for 10 cents worth
of seeds. Address J as. Yick, Roch
ester, X. V.
An Kveiilns in China.
Not many of n> will ever go to
China, but a Chinese family will be
in Hickoi y and show us their dress,
customs and wavs of living, in Shu
ford's Hall, Saturday evening, the
14th instant. I iere will be a Chi
nese wedding and supper with leal
Chinese tea served to all who wish
to partake. I'iier* will be music
and songs und # everything in fact
that. g'»es to make up an evening in
China. flje supper and concert will
be under the sunei vision of the Lt-
Uiea Aid Society of the town, and
halt the proceeds will go toward.-
iurnis.iing the Met'iodist parsonage
—a most worthv and deservin" cause
that none should hesitate to aid
Doors open at i o'clock. Admission
'J.> cents, children 15 cents.
Wreck oil T!ic" C. \ I„. it. it.
Ill" mail ;in 1 passenger train on
the X. (i Railroad after l assm.r
Hickory rnesdav night for Lenoir
was entirety wrecked and burned at
a tressel about a nine and a half
west of heie. Neither a view i*i the
wreck, nor the conflicting state
ments ot those who ought to kuow.
enable n.s to sa\ how tije accident
happened. A second-c.ass p-tsser
ger says car seeme 1 to -mk dow ;i
with just a little creen to tie rig' t.
lue 111 >nt eii, ( ,i; the his -c.ass cur
fell down, th * it at re-tin"
aj>a;nst t..e sel uuui it burned,
liieeiigiht .. ni i l« i■i« i icached tht
ti ling, ieli ovei t » the lght and now
lie bottom j*\ .ii iiir f ti.e em
bankment. ba a lice of tic
tram ami ab t lie .-in Ire 1 feet ol
he tressel hi e burned up
Rev Mr. 1» >i Lenoir, is seri
ous i: nor . ally, injut . Mi J
;W illi**.:ii. \t.anr i. received
pain'ti t ruis, son the head and a
CU" oil his arm. bit lh 11 ! ti.i.ught
to be serious \ mj iied. Mr. Clark.
»t P».owing .;ock. was in tne i.a
♦hi of the i - 11 a lid Jeij the VN h
ength »: it and was s.ight.y bruised i
I here were thiet- four other pa
sengei s an\l i.i were fiigutly biuisevl
The ei gitieer a.al fireman were both
caught under t e » ngsue, but sciat L
ed out with si.gut scaMing aud brui.s (
"S. Ihe ii.au taken from tne!
burning car and i.i s,,\-*» j H seeuis
;i miracle t- at none were killed or
anv escap- 1.
Ml»B COO LS. »; OHIO, I» \I-iting
tier uncle, 1 h P ii A ever, in Hick-1
Mr. George Michael, of Illinois, :s
visiting his nephews, Professors J.
C. and J. F. Moser, anil other rela
I fie Christmas holidays have pass
ed off quietly. It is a source of
gratification to the citizens that the
town wis not infested with victims
of strong drink, as is the ca*e with
most towns, during the holiday*.
Parties were common here Christ
mas week. 1 n«r young people want
ed to have some enjovuient before
school opene 1. nor were their hopes
blighted Ihe parties were for the
most j art occasions of much pleas
ure to all.
Miss ( oruie \\ olfe, of Monroe,
formerly mu-sic teacher here, was
visiting her aunt, Mrs. Prof. .1. C.
• Moser, a few days last week.
Mr. Gus Brady has moved into
his new hous~.
Mr. J. P. Cline will trade hors •>
occasionally. He has made a cou -
ie of trades recently.
Ihe free school here has been
'right well attended this winter, un
der J. H. lioyte, piincipal, and (i.
M. Moser, who hears certain recita
tions, as assistant.
Rev. Mr. Cox, of the 11 olstou Sv 1.-
od, in I ennes -ee who is now on his
way to a new tiel 1 in Stanly count\,
; stop| >ed otf here with friends Frida
and preached in the college cha, e.
Sunday morning and night He
seein> to have a good deal of "g -
ahead about hiui. H" speaks >\)tn
c.MisidiM al>i» rapidity. He takes w oik
in the North Carolina Syuo 1
Some people call such turns !t s
asi Saturday and Sunday rou^h
• davs but they seemed rath u* slid,
to see the people slipping and .silo
ing. and now ami then one fiiii ig;
. but as trees may fail without a
storm, so may people fall without a
School lias opened with about
thirty, and those who do not t xpect
to work ha 1 better seek t> *,isi;re
elsewhere t:.aa here in school, ac
cording to the presMit outloo\.
Professor .1 . »1 »ser contem
plates lemoving to Hickorv \ny
SOOIL, SO as to vacate his ho se for
Professor R A Voder, who w 1 then
move .! , tli it Mis Yo h-r ma\ take
young 1 ulie-, who wish to b aid at
Jacob's I (/i U ics[ ndciict.
Your coi resji mdent t'«o-igiii p r
lia:)s a few ite'n-, might b- j of some
interest to the many i ad- is of your
Tnere has been nothing new of
occurrence since m v 1 ist article.
The priu ipal excitement and talk
among the people is tiie K**eversville
affair. Th it seems to be the popu
lar them-? of the day. In the way
things are moving it will be v« rv
hard to tel where it will end. This
is the grea'esi excitement that ha
ever foun 1 !s wav into our vicinity
sinc«, I cti 'j 0.-', it had been settled
by ni old sturdv pioneers who fust
had to tin iei;go the toils and l.aid
shij.s of emy settlors in this county.
I fed very -orry that such a thing
has ever happened to our township.
There has been a terrible marry
ing epidemic afloat in this
hood. It has even afflicted k 77
year ol 1 w.dower, who had such a
terrible conv uisioti al»out him tf.at
he. too, was caught in a matrimonial
noos*-, an f then i»erer. I su[»j ose,
was there such x hurricane among
the chicken farnilx as there ha 1 l>€*en
for the list ten dav» The fami!v
has n > > :iifw;, u-c •.er»- iof tntt
terrib • calamity so much s.» n.at
thev begun to show theuisekr» again
by crawling out of t..eir secreted
I hos« who were ove t • k»>n iu e
I carrying epidemic w»j l#avM >.-r
-zer to Ida Hawn, daughter of Noah
Hawn, and John Fmg* r. of C atawba
county, to Mary Hoke, of Lincoln
county, J A Kudisill officiating A
Mr. Smith, of Ran.lv > township, to
a Miss Huffman. Tb. » hurrah for
the oh! widower !—f Fulbright,
«'f . i w inters, thoug that he, too,
''''r ''' !> " : :l, 'f th( » »• ii
and brought home tin- widow Fian
ce> Xaugie, of fifty winters, from
Hickory township, a I in ten dars
after their marriage moved her into
his little snug cottage, where they
are now in the enjoyment of their
honeymoon. We wi>h them a grand
and happv success u. their old age.
and hope that they uiil Jay an excei
lent p itt.-rn for ti.« young, i ones
Miss Barbaia Pt tav, daughter o
Law son lvtay, died on last Tuesday,
the 2Kth. So did j) cob Modeller,
in his 73rd year, an i a child W.l
liam Kennedy and » giaudchild of
S M Abermthy died on the 2t)th.
J M. Yoder ami family, who had
been on a »i>it to his father, (i. M
Yoder. for the p M st two weekn, re
returned on the ti iid of .January to
his Waxhuw, S. C.
The «ain of lasi Saturday nigh
caiistui the South Fork and its tribu
ary streams to ovt-idow their banks.
(re urge Corj ei.in- Us sold hie
mtei("»t in land i «. 4 onging to his
wife, to Mun Pitts lor $325.
J. ' . T.
•January 1. ISS-
Tin- "VI.t r uzlnc.
Inter* sting art \fs in the issue of
I )•**•• mbei .51, a Si ci et Societies
in the Two Sic: 1,-, by F. Strachan
Morgan; M. l'as:*ur and Hydropho
l»:a. trom I hami» i s Jouruu ; Iu th •
Lai dot Beer, f ( m (', rnhill Maga
zine, ( ourscs o.' lo .i ling, I>v James
Pi\ii; Ihe Hai i g of Pictures, b /
Charles L. Last k a e.»
or SI 0:) a year. Not sold by dea'
ei -order din t from the Publisher.
John I» A Men, \e w York and Chi
i.att"*; 2: ea 1 r » i.
File !a>t cou ' v a.I I' . i i iv fj
-Li *» ! i-. l »«-« ! heat 1 from on the
I'aii Ko.i 1 fj 11 • Molt. fi ( e..nvil!e S ('
v >*»-s :i.'i m) m i ■ \ j'oi >' _ » uki i
propriation l « l.j>- 'V. ... 4
ville Ac Western. A contract wi
signed on the lav of *'» •
for the completion of th* w >\t • e
within two v ir- ai l the c>
ha.- been sign* ily th»* *•.;. j; . •
ers of this comtv for the issui:
the ?100.000 rf}on Is which am i f
was voted by the j eople of tMu
coooty an no* !. K«id c»ii' i- t A
shall l.a\" iieen complied /
Waynesviile N»-\% * /
All Mil, He Honjc. /
An "anarchist ' m de&y^ e,i ' ,v
Webnter to *>ne who \~f i»wle*B.
This would citchevc*r% rV* r *n 1 *• eq
pany doing buninena in State, a
ant-, all p J j lav"» faro dealers
ah 1 bunco steer*-/ H all who us*
••cii->s woiii-s tj' li *be streets, and
many of •• - L VrH - *»rl liberty sa
loou keej« i- , 1"* t is, nearly every
free male f ' • / " n in Texaa i- an anar
chist. ar. 1 - v '*' sr>me day
Free S* r"' iWaun:ont, Texas.