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TWO MEN FIGHT ABOUT AN
Interesting Childhens Day-Mar
riage of Mrs Adams and
McColl, daly \b---The Childrens
Day Kxorcisos at the McColl Pres
byterian church was of unsual in
terest. Tlie children acquitted
.^ould bo sweeper than tho wee tots.
'Thc song NX' ill there bo any stars
iii my crown :" was touchingly
sung by littlo .Miss Kitty Helle
.Met? regor. Tho congregation
could but smile .when a dear little
girl, on being called on for hoi"
recitation, said, with ail thc sweet
innocence of happy childhood,
"Aunt ?V"-says I have tc.o bad a
.cold u> .speak." Mis S C McLaur?
vin and Miss Lilith Morrison sang ti
beautiful duet. Because of lin
continued sickness pf the pastor,
Rev ti Leonard made a brief, bul
earnest and liol pl ttl?, tall; to Un
ch|ldrcn. The children's offering
for missions amounted to over$.13
Much credit is due M rs (J ('Stoke:
and Miss Clara Willis (in whos<
charge thc children were placed
for tho pleasant and prolitabl
Kev J Graves occupied thc pul
pit of thc M K Church yesterda;
morning. The sermon from Mat
2-3, was one of great force an
power one calculated to give
congregation something to thin
of (and to talk about) for a wee
to come. Wc hope to have M
Graves repeat his visit to Mar
boro in the near fu:uro. Ile wi
always be cordially welcomed.
Clemson College is doing ag?an
work for the youth of S. C. Fe
thc past few years, there has bee
a decided progress in tho spiritt
al life of thc school; and thc resull
.have been surprising.'
Daniel Mac, the infant son c
Mr Murdock McCormick, is se
LOU sly ill: thus far is no better.
Misses Kate, Grace and lindi
Terrel have returned to Bennett:
ville after a visit to thc families <
Mr Robeson Fletcher and M
There were "socials" at tl
J ionics of Mr Wm N Gibson at
Mrs Della Robinson last week; i
both of which tho young folks lu
an enjoyable time.
Just about two months ago, Mi:
Annie Vick (daghter of Mr Jami
Vick) entered thc Fayetteville f
.C. Sanitarium to begin her chose
?profession as a trained nurs
Last week she was given her un
form. We are proud of our M
Misses Annie May Th?mpsc
of Dillon and Shuler, of Ol i
iiavo fcbcen visiting Mrs Georj
Several couples from McColl a
tended thc social given last wei
'by Miss Bessie Lane; and all r
port.a delightful time. Miss Bes.s
is a charming hostess.
Little Misses Carrie and I/il I
Jones, of Maxton spent a wet
with friends in McColl. Mi
Emma Jones is visiting thc fain i
of Mr John Smith, of Gibson.
Several citizens of McColl i
tended thc Cheraw colcbratio
All arc unanimous in their prai
*of Cheraw and her progress
McColl did not Hy even a bit
"Old Glory" on thc fourth.
Misses Robinson and Wood spe
/part of last week with friends
Miss Myrtle I voy, of Clio, spe
Hast week ?with Mrs Nannie Dc
' Saturday afternoon thor c was
match game of base ball betwe
iLumbcrton and McColl. Rest
T? to V in favor of McColl. Bi
com Graham and Roy McColl a
Henry Gaddy, wc learn, did go
Miss Keels, one of Sum!
countys eflicicnt teachers, is vif
ing her brother, Mr R W Kooli
Last Saturday evening, t
-:~-.-r-:-j ??,)-r " T" ? .
young men from the mill settle
ment lind a light on main street,
?ver the non-payment of a debt
long past due. Tho "cup that
cheers"-but tljat does not help
men to pay < debts-was largely
responsible for tho disgracoti 1
affair? Ofiicer Thompson arrested
the offenders, and gave them a few
hours for meditation. It cost
each man $10. If the laws again
st, "blind tigers*' were enforced
in our towns, the moral atmosphere
would bo considerably cleaner.
Mr dames Kirby, who has been
spending some time with his
daughter, Mrs ?Swan Benston, hus
returned to his homo neat* Spartan
Tho lawn party given under the
auspices of tho Baptist B. V. 1'.
U. was a most pleasant altair, lt
objeel was t(> secure money to pay
for ip.0ssbn??books recently pur
chased. Quito a nice sum was
Misses pleb and Vivian Johnson
arc visiting thc family of Mrs
Krank Bowman ol' Liberty, N ('.
Master Nelson Fletcher is. at
Jackson Springs. Nelson is being
benelitted by tho change.
! Mr and Mrs Doe Hester of
Johns Station spent Sunday with
the family of Mr Murdock M -
M rand Mrs john B McColl of
Hasty and family spent a day of
last week with relatives in Met'oil.
Mr and Mrs Herzog and Miss
Georgia Mason spent a day with
Mr and Mr W K Fletcher.
Miss Ruth Dunlap, of I lartsvillc
is visiting her sister, Mis John
Miss Blanche Whiteley ol' Che
raw, is spending some time with
her sister, .Mrs Luke Bundy.
Mr Fd i tor, tho**imp*' in your of
fice, that frequently misinterprets
the writing of your McColl corres
pondent, made us say Miss Jane
Nicholson. Now Jane is a dear
old fashioned name; but it was of
June Nicholson we wrote: our
Miss Lida Law, after a pleasant
visit of several weeks to her sister
Mrs Dr Inabinet, has returned to
her home in Charlotte.
Tuesday afternoon Mr Pres.
Mangum and Mrs W B Adams
were quietly married at the home
of Mrs Adams. Tho solemn and
impressive ceremony that united
two prominent Marlboro families,
was performed by Rev George
Rev Mr Brown, pastor of Prco
' by terian church, though much bet
ter, was unable to fill his appoint
. <H?> ?
Best the World Affords.
"It i^ives atc unbounded pleasure to
reconnue nd Bucklcn's Arnica Salvo,"
says J W Jenkins, o? Chapel Hill, N. C.
"I am convinced it's the best salvo the
world affords. It cured a felon on my
thumb, and it never fails to boa] every
sore,burn or wound lo which it is appli
ed, 25c. at Douglas ?v Breeden drug
Bennettsville Still Winning,
Thc Bennettsville baseball team
has continued to win most of the
games played recently. There were
three games with Raeford here
last week and the scores were as
Wednesday: Raeford 0, Bennet
Thursday; Raeford T, Bennetts
Friday; Raeford:'., Bennettsville
Three games were played with
Lamar this week. Monday the
S30re was, Lamar 2, Bennettsville
Tuesday; Lamar k_\ Bennetts
Wednesday; Lamar I, Bennetts
The boys expect to playa scries
of games in Fayetteville next
Get Illy "Hook No 4 Por Women." It
will tfive weak women iiunv valuable
suggestions of relief-and with strictly
confidential medical advice is entirely
free. Simply write Dr. Shoop, Racine,
Wis. The book No 4 tells all ?bout Dr.
SllOOp'S Nitfht Cure and how these
Soothing, healing antiseptic suppositor
ies eau be successfully applied to correct
these weaknesses. Write for the book.
The Night Cure ts sold by J. T. Doug
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COL MCINTYRE WRITES
Of Mr. A. J. Matheson -.viul the
"Home again! Home again"
Prom a foreign shore
Ami it lilis my heart with joy
To greet (ny friends nnee more."
Wo ask space in your popular
journal to chronicle our appr?cia
tion and indebtedness td that big
hearted Scotchman Col A J Math
eson for tho many courtesies shown
usduringhis extended trip across
the water, covering a period of
several month.s, which incorpora
ted, in its itinerary, the most
prominent and attractive countries
of ancient and modern history.
What a proud privilege il was to
I take ibis outing with the compan
ionship of bis devoted wife, his
lovely daughter and the channing,
cultured Miss Theodosia dones ol
.Marion, daughter of that elegant
gentleman, now deceased, Mr Fred
doues. A holy as sweet in dispo
sition ns the breath ol'new blowi
violets and gentle in manner a
summer evening's latest sigh that
shuts thc rose. The trip was oiu
ol'unalloyed pleasure, figuratively
speaking, ab ovo ad milhun. Even
day seemed to give emphasis t<
tho joy of tho preceding ono. Th;
ecstatic experience could reeeiv?
no further impetus however, aftei
they reached Egypt and saw tin
wonderful Nile with its massiv?
dams submerging some of tin
richest treasures of bygone conto
rios, the Unrivalled fertility of it
soil, the majestic pyramaids, iron
whose giddy heights, Napolcoi
told his soldiers centuries lookci
down on them, but crowning ant
adumbrating all of this m agni li
cence, was tho excavations now bc
ing made, revealing tombs tba
give impregnable corroboration t
the enunciations of Holy Writ.
NV hat a rich legacy the lifo o
such a man as A J Matheson is ',.
his contemporaries and to poste j i
ty. Starting in life in obscurity
he has, through indomitable wi
power, inflexible integrity an
phenomenal business capacity ai
cumulated a massive fortune, anc
in his conflict with tho business c
life he has not been made avar
Cious, narrow minded, or contrai
ted in his views, but is free froi
the dross of selfishness and wai
of philanthropy, which seem I
be inevitably associated with n
insatiable greed for money. IV
Matheson has had sense enough I
make money and sense enough I
enjoy it. His return to his si
porb home was an ovation. Ever;
body was glad to see him bai
and so much improved physical!;
1 le has d o ti o so much f<
Bcnnettsville and did it so wei
that he will leave behind him wllC
he is called up higher, a memoi
redolent of tho fragrance of sprit
time to all succeeding generation
His absence from home, even U
a summer vacation is felt as a re
The most highly prized of tl
souvenirs he sent the writer is tl
one from Glascow, a city now i
800,000 souls. This is a post
card, on which is depicted,
vividly, the plaid of the Mclnty
clan that you can not believe th
it is not thc real article. In tl
lefthand upper corner is the co
of arms with tho inscriptio
Badge comnmnheath, at the low
corner Fer arduis arens, On tl
right side is a map of Scotian
with a minaturo map of same i.r
red dot with the inscription, tl
is the location of tho McIntyre
On the larger map is a red d
corresponding with small dot ?
the miniature map. The clan (
cu pied the county of Argyle. A
father belonged to this clan, bl
like many others of our best pc
plc, he carno to America. T
venture was a bonanza to him.
a few years ho married the sist
of Judge Graham of North Cai
lina. A most estimable lady. S
and her infant died, the seco;
year ol' their marriage. My fath
was so devoted to her that he liv
single ten years. Then he marri
a widow, Mrs Dougherty who
husband had been an artist of eel
brity andlo?nted in Columbia.' All
of his studies show that ho had no
supeior in his profession. My
motlier hud no children in this
marriage to Mr Dougherty, Mrs'
Dougherty was ti daughter of Col !
Richard Howard, a wealthy Kn-j
? glishmnn, on the staff Of Light ?
Horse Harry Lee- Din ing the
war, in passing through tho Jeffr
ies Creek section, now Florence
county, bc became .so'enamored Of
the conn.ry, that after the war, ho j
sold his Virginia property and
bought thousands of acres of this
Jeffries Creek hind where he lived
until tho eloise of his life. Col R
G Howard, whose photo with a
biographical sketch appeared in
the Confederate V?t?ran some- !
time ago, ti man ol conspicuous
personal beauty, fascinating man
ners and pronounced magnetism, a
senator ol his county for many
years, was n grand-son bl Col R
Howard. Another grand-ion, Maj
John C McClonaglian, one pf thc
most brilliant young mon the state
ever produced died of hemorhnge
in tho Charleston hotel, near thu
end ol' the war. Ills death was
My lather (.lied while 1 was.a
student at Mount Zion college.
Through a remarkable coincidence,
my room mate, in thc same mail
thai brought tho sad intelligence
o' nly fa: lier's death also brought
the intelligence ? f the death ol'Ins
grand father, who was really the
only father he over know, as his
father died while he was an infant. .
My mother, in har widowhood,
sent live sons to battle for their
country. Of these Capt George j
lost an arm at Fredricksburg, Capt
Duncan one of nis lungs, he 'e
turncd and was badly wounded in
the thigh, the writer an arm at tho i
seige of Charleston. Sergeant Joe
reported killed at Petersburg, was j
desperately wounded and captured
but returned two years after tho
war, Capt Archibald named for his
father, was killed in tho sanguin
ary battle of Sharpsburg. He was
a graduate of Princeton and a law-'
yoi with a brilliant future, though
not yet 21. We never recovered
his body. How sad thc reflection.
A grave In thc woods grass,overgrown
A grave in the heart of his mother
His clay in thc one lies lifeless and lone
'There is not a name,there is not a stone
And only th* voice ol' tho wind ma
le c. th moan
over the grave, where never a
flower is strown
Hut his memory lives in the heart
of the ?thor.
R C McIntyre,
Beauty Spot Plantation.
THE GREAT "PASSION PLAY"
ad School Auditorium, July 20
Resolutions of Respect to Bro. P.
Whereas it hath pleased Almigh
ty God, the Grand Architect of
the Universe, and the giver of all
good gifts and graces, to remove
from our midst, our beloved j
He was cut down in the prime
of life, his work was not finished,'
Ins column was broken and his
Bc it resolved:
1 st. That We the members of
Kureka Lodge No. 43 have lost a
true ai d worthy brother, w hom for
his sterling qualities of character
and their love for him they delight
ed to honor as a brother and citi
zen of the county in which he lived
Resolved 2nd That we tender our
heartfelt sympathy to tho family
of our deceased brother, in this
their hour of bereavement.
Resolved 3rd. That a copy of
tlujse resolutions be inscribed on a
page of our minute book as a
memorial to our brother.
Resolved 4th. That a copy of
these resolutions be sent to our
county papers for publication and
a copy bc sent to his family.
W 0 P Bellinger,
J L Bunch,
J ll Bethen.
.stops earache hi two minutes; tooth?
ftclle or patti of burn or scald in five
minutes; hoarseness, one hour; sore
throat twelve hours or. Thomas lilect
ric Oil,monarch over pain.
, A ?
SOME FINE CORN
W. M. De ss of Brownsville Ex
pects to Make 150 Bushels ort
VV Martin Dees of Brownsville
lins one of the finest aeres of corn
in the county.
Last spring, Mr Doos and FD
Graham happened to get into an
argument as to tho proper width
of corn rows to make tko most.
Mr Doos contended that tho rows i
should alternate in width, one j
middle hoing six foot and the next
ono foot. Mr Graham thought j
that it would ho best to have all of
thom four feet. They agreed that I
each should plantan acre according
to his own plan and soo which j
would make tho most.
Mr I >ees has lo,000 stalks on
his acre, lt, looks nov like ho will)
average a good car to each stalk,
and will get al least 150 bushels
from thc acre. Mr Graham's corn
is also very line, Iud Mr Does
seems, at present, lo have a little
Mr Does' corn is planted similar
io the famous acre in Ked 1 lill on |
winch Capt. 7. ,1 Drake broke tho
The co-partnership existing bc- ?
tween Warreen Moore and myself '
under the linn name of Mooro &
Co., in tho fertilizer business, is
this day dissolved by mutual con
B. E. Mooro,
Benncttsville, S. (J,
dune 1, 1908. . . 2G-29
Lv Bobbins Neck
Lv Lumber j
Lv Mt Glare
Returning, leaves Charles!
Ar Bennettsville ft.30 p m Jul
call on nearest ticjo
VV J CRAIG,
Passenger Tra Hie Manager.
REPORT OF THE
Claims Audited ai
In favor ol' Nature c
I M Pounds shop ac
John McLeod Befund
.hones McDaniel Road w
XT Wright Ditchi!
/. T Wright Lumbe
K C Morrison Lights
A I. Rasterllng Peas
Pilchard Cain shop v?
!.: W hrcoden Ditchi.
K I? I'egiies Did ep
.io Sanders Loadw
I?1 M .inning, .1 r Stamps
.Lilian McLaurln Ty pew
N li Rotors, treas .lory, v
Dr Chas L May Post in
Manly 11 unsucker Corn
Or ,i v Kinney Count)
.1 L McLaurln Hanlin;
RC Cond win Load w
Kr Goodwin Road w
Albert lags Load w
I M Haig Sewer p
.1 F David Load w
il W Liles I Vas
Joe Jacobs Load w
li G Fletcher Corn
W W Brown Station
Lettio Wallace pauper
strass and Co Pauper
c K Teague, ilrdpyml
M. E. Coward,
Just Exactly Right.
"I have used Dr King's New Wie Pills
for several years, and find them ju9t ex
actly right," says Mr A A Felton, o?
Harrisville, N. Y. New Iyife Pills re
lieve without the least discomfort. Best
remedy for constipation, biliousness and
malaria. 2.5c. at Douglas ?51 Breeden
IGNATIUS J. DUNN.
of Omaha, Nob., who made tho nomi
nating speech for Liryan.
Weak Kidneys, purely point to wonk kidney
Nerves. Tho Kidneys. Uko tho:Heart. and tho
Stomach, And their weakness, not In tho organ
Itself, but In the nerves that control nial guide,
and strengthen them. Dr. Snoop's Kostoratlvo ia
o medicino specifically prepared to reach thew
controlling nerves. To doctor tho Kidneys nlono.
ls futile, lt ls a waste of timo, and ol monoy ?vs
Ii your back aches or Is woak, if tho uorTa
scalds, or Isdark and strom?, if you bavo symptom j
of Brights or other distressing or dangerous kid
ney disease, try Dr. Shoop's Restorative, a month
Tablets or Liquid-and seo what it can and wUl
do for you. Druggist rocommond and soil
JOHN T. DOUGLAS.
8 10 a ra 82.50
8 24 a m 2.25
8 4.0 a ni 2.25
8 47 a ra 2.25
8 53 a ra 2.25
0 10am 2.00
O'20 a rn 2.00
'12 40 p m
ton at 5 p ra July 22nd.
y 22nd. For further information
ct agent or write
T C WHITE.
General Passenger Agent.
)N, N. C.
id Ordered PaJM,
$ 14 00
A tnt allowed
$ l i CO
vit ness and cons 7 20
o rtem 17 00
t-on riverland 500 00