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SPEND YOUR -. MONET IN The Hustler H , A S The largest cir." culation of any paper io its territory. ' mm ary ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR - Mo The BEST ad vertising me-J diurh in county The Hustler is read : by the PE O P L E HENDERSONVILLEr N;- C i: THURSDAY, .JANU ARY 9, .1908 VOL. XVII, No. 2 NMAf . . - K. ." AAAiMbAiV AAiAAjMkJI Su4Svi kiJJfct a AJSkk fc. f 1 '1.1 U-: rV p f. H h 19 OS io me ruDiic: ... . All signs point the right way, the clouds are passing beyond the horizon and the good warm sun of prosperity has broken through the thickest of them and before the gentle spring arrives, the business world will be back on its beaten trail. . -'.T'- We have all had a scare but we were scareS more than hurt and "we need not worry about the stock jobber, the drone in the busy bee-hive of commerce, let him tell his troubles to his pals. ' - ... ... ;. , , ; . The true business of the country has not been checked, but the business is still here,' prosperity is a reality, look around you will find it. The yield to the farmer is a true yield not an Imaginary one. The value of his products is a value of actual supply and demand and they are the neccessary things of life and the demand has to be satisfied, Everything loriks brighter, do what you can to brighten your neighbor's vision, look at things; as they ARE with vou, not what people would make you think they are. We Believe 1908 will be a good year. : Lets all get out and push. We can all be optimists and if we do aliiwili be bright and cheerful around us. We thank you lor the business we have enjoyed the past: year, and take this op. portunity to wish ypu all a year of health and plenty, . r Here'stol908 The Clarke Hardware Go., Inc. P. S. Just a little better this year. C. Hw. Co., Inc. i i f i 2 0 A 4 0 i 2 0 i ; m i 2 0 0 ) m1 I 2 A i I I ' f 1 2 '' 2 9 m I t V r P m V m m w : I m 5 1. 0 i 4 0 4 '0 4 P 5 5- 9 P m 0 f p m - -' ; 'J STRIGTLV Personal Miss Annie Atkinson has gone to Bristol, Term. Mrs. Charles R. Whitaker has re turned from a ylsit to Mrs. McBrayer, of Asheyille. Mrs. Dodamead, who has been visi tiDg her mother, Mrs. J. C. Hawclns, left on Monday for High Point. Robert DeGarmo, ho has been viei in here for a couple of weeks, left on Friday for Ohio. J. A. Brock and U. G. Staton were in town Monday and registered at the Blue Bidge Inn. Mrs, Susan Ilia Piper Perkins is in Hendersonrllle, and will probably reside here permanently. S. B. Rozier, of Columbia, S. C, spent several days at the Blue Ridge Inn recently. Mr. Rozier may become a permanent resident of Hendersonville. E.W. Ewbank was in Winston-Salem, recently, where he saw J. M. Mad drey, formerly of this city. Mr. Mad drey says business is somewhat affected just now in the eastern part of the state, by the financial stringency. Wesley Justus has been critically ili He is now some better, but at bis ad vanced age, 16 years, and somewhat feeble condition, his many friends are seriously concerned over the final out come. His son, Rev. W. B. Justus, was telegraphed for and spent several days here. Clyde P. Allen, formerly of this eity, and Miss Josepbene Stevens, were mar ried at Jacksonville, Fla., December 29th, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stevens, 210 West Beaver street. The ceremony waa performed by Be v. Harrison of Keverside Methodist cbnrch. Mr. Al lien his many friends In Hendersonville ana the young . couple have the best wishes of many friends. ; Alfred GUzener has gone to Columbia, 8. C, for a week's visit. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Towers aae at the Hotel Gates fr the winter. Mrs. Chas. Nuckols of Charlotte i a guest of Mrs. Freeman and Hesterly. Rev. W. B. Justus, of Greenville, was In town this week. James A. Winn, district deputy Grand Chancellor K. P. . was in town this week. Claude Sayles and Frank Smith, of Fletchers, registered at the Gates Monday. . Mrs. W. H. Phillips with her two children, of Asheville, is visiting Mis J. S. Holbert. The little boy of Deputy Registrar of Deeds S. M. King is now out of danger after a serious illness. Walker A. Smith has sold his bakery to . A. Dickey of Kentucky who will maintain the high reputation achieved by Mr. Smith. It it said detectives are now in this county on the trail of a former Hender son county boy who has killed two meu in. Tennessee, near Knoxville. Who knows any thing about it? Henry Justioe has been ill for a week, but is now better. Henrv says seems like all the cows in town have gone dry can't hardly buy any sweet milk- any where. - , . , . .Final bearing of the Patterson bank ruptcy case will bn heard before Judge Boyd, at Greensboro, on the 1 1th, when Mr. Patterson will obtain his final re lease. ' D. G. Wetmur, aged about 80 years, died at his home, in this city, on Mon day Bight at 10 o'clook. Mr. Wetmur came here from Idaho seventeen years ago, was comfortably well off and enjoy ed the respect of "all who knew him. The funeral will be on Friday at 11 o'clock,, and - i delayed on account of the absence of Mr. Wetmur's son, Frank S., who is now on his way to this city.' Mr. Wetmur . has been in poor health for many years, and has been practically cocfined to his bed for ten months. .. Col. i pretty good at the big Hotel Gates, . '' Mrs. Perry, widow of ex-Gov.Perry of Florida, with Ler neice, Miss Stott, are at the Gates for the winter. - The State authorities report Hender sonville water as being F I N E. Report just received for December. Miss Nannie Maxwell, of Horse Shoe' N. C, was in the city last week visiting her relatives, Mrs. Freeman and Hes terly at the '"Summer Home." J. T. Staton and A. W. Russell, of Mt. Page, two men who believe in ed ucation, were in town Wednesday. These gentlemen did their full share towardsmaking tti Iho excellent school district it is today. They have a 8uo scoool house, just finished and a 7 months school there. Just beats all what kind of men you meet in Hendersouville! There's T. M. Smith, the city tax collectOr.for instance Came into the office yesterday. Handed us a list of three new 'subscribers, and paid for 'em all himself, in advance.top! Never said a word just reached down in his pocket and threw the money " on the desk. Our sincere thanks and best bow to Mr. Smith. ; May his shadow never grow less. At Biltmore Hospital. Mrs. " E. Lewis went to Biltmore Hospital on Monday. Operation was performed on Tuesday, by Dr." Meri wether. Mrs. Lewis' condition is favor able. , Mfsa Webb, of the Episcopal school at Upward is also a patient at Biltmore. Operation was performed last week by D'r, Merri wether, assisted by Dr. J. L. Egerton. Miss Webb is almost ready to leave the Hospital. C J. C.Rlblets' daughter who came hers some time ago from 'Pennsylvania was taken hastily, to Biltmore hospital last week, being conveyed there on a cot Dr. Merriwether operated immed iately and she is now practically out of danger. , The operation was a difficult one which is but rarely met with. The patient had an extremely close call, but it is balieved she will now recover. Special Sale Stamps Postmaster BroWnlow Jackson is hav a special sale of stamps. For a cent and a quarter you can get thirteen 2-cent stamps. Sae CiauJe Pace for partic ulars. " My Goodness ! The Lexington Dispatch and the Salis bury Post say that Mt. Airy has the only granite barn in the state. Sakes alive, men, granite barns are thick in Henderson countv! Dr. J. Steven Brown has one that's a peach. Come up here and - let's show you ' some of the finest granite in the world with which to build barn", or chu'vhei, or houses or anything else. The only one in the state! The very idea! - . ' Alecs, 'tis True! Three hundred and twenty-eight news papers suspended publication , during the year 1907. Verily, the field of journal isnYis not the road to wealth. Asheville Citizen. County Board Education The county board of Education met the frrst three days of this week. Re quisition was made for the county's part of the second $100,000 State fund, apportioning school money, compiling school census, and other matters- were transacted. New Advertisements- Staton, Jones, Hill and Co-, general merchandise. v- The Red Store,special run on earthen ware. -. M. M. Shepherd, -certain articles at cost plus freight. - D. M. Wells, staple and. fancy, groc eries, near the Bunk. ' ; - Clarke Hardware Co., a word of good cheer. G. M. Glazener." He offers a fine Stetson Hat.free- -Also big reductions generally., - - Hello w neighbor! New shoes, eh? No sir! J not had them repaired at G..P. Uhaple's. Look for the 9hoe sign. THIS BUS Y Spend your money at home! . , ' ; Did the New Year's resolution .last one week? ' x- Policeman Arledge says ' the town is extremely orderly these days. This is the time of year when colds are generally , worn. Have : you got yours? ' - ' ' ' Anderson Ave. has one rut In it which sends you up in the air if you try to drive over it. There-are many others tho not quite so bad. - ; -Vl We want a correspondent at every postoffice in this county, who will - send us live items of news. Will furnish stationery, stamped envelopes, etc.: It is the girl's privilege, this year, to lake the young men out riding. Also to pay for the rig. . It's leap year, ' you know. ' ' .'' - . . The Wanteska Trust Co. are now in the quarters formerly occupied by the Bank of Hendersonville. ' pending-: the completion of the new office building , H. Patterson, it is said. has. made a complete, and satisfactory - settlement with his creditors, and will soon have a feast for those who wants bargains. - ' . Many people are paying" their taxes. Monday C. E. Brooks office was pretty well crowded all day. On the wholel tho, they are coming in slow.J' ' E. S. Hall, an expert upholster, is now permanently located in' this- ;city(.He has done . work for many Flat. Rock homes and has received the highest! praise, ma cnarges are naodgrate". The Board of Trade cards remain : in your possession, remember only Awhile you remain a member of "the " Board, "'of Trade. The dues are 50 cents a month little enough". Remember, too, ; that you can't even run a church without money, so when the secretary call pay up cheerfully. . ' ' " ' Where else will you find such weather as this?. . Mrs. J. G. Hawkins has some beauti- f nl violets blooming in her garde. - If the Toxaway train is taken off it will be more difficult to . shop in Ashe ville. '.The Electric Iignt Store baa moved from Smith's Bakery to the City Hall building. . Bead the Flat Rock Items. Wish we had such a correspondent at every post- officeia the county. S. Johnson has a fine cabinet sewing machine on exhibition in his window, This goes to the - purchaser who has bought the most goods during' his an nual clearing sale now ' going on. You get a coupon with every 25c purchaser I TT. M. Orr, the expert mover of build ings, is moving and raising that house of C. E. Brooks on the comer of West College and Church sts. The land, will be filled in and when completed will be one more improvement to the town. They are now working on the second story of the new office building. The Wanteska Trust Go., -will occupy one store room. Just, who will get - the other-is unknown. Several different firms want it, it is said. D M. Wells has' purchased the gro eery stock and business of A. J. New man, on Main street, near the First National Bank. He will carry a full line of staple and fancy groceries and solicits a share of the patronage of those wh6 desire prompt service and .clean groceries at the lowest market prices. - mancipation uay. passed os very quietly. The exercises at the Court House were interesting and instructive and thos4 of our white citizenship who attended, . made favorable . comment only." It Is said .these occasions are intended to encourage the rice to make greater efforts for their moral : and 'ma terial uplift.. The Club wishes to thank C. Wells for the excellent dinner . serv ed Rev. Bhamburger, the oratoV of the : Boost your home town. ? Join the smile club. Initiation fee, One smile; dues, 365 smiles per year, ' Southern Railway has laid off 27 en gineers at Asheville. ' ;"' : The watering trough' ordered by council will probably be in front of eity HalL W. F. Edwards has Jost a valuable dog, valued at $S0. Someone poisoned . iW Tax Collector C. E. Brooks says that taxes are coming in but slowly. Better hurry upl ' The people who scribble on the walls ot the postoffice must lack one desirable quality common sense. Don't forget there's no place like Hen dersonville! YOU know it. Show your faith in YOUR town, by spending your money here. On the front page is an article, (it's an advertisement, 'tis true,) which is made up of compound double-distilled good common sense beautifully expressed. Read It. It has encouragement and hope and faith and sunshine in it and will do you good. . ' Wtxter Meters The city will instal water meters In every home in the town, as fast as prac ticable, The total cost of each will be about tl2. The consumer . will pay 19 and the city $3. A minimum charge of 0 cents a month will entitle the consumer to 100 gallons of water per day. This is the logical solution of the water problem herei Pay for what you use,. and: Jet those who wast water pay for the ' waste. The city authorities have acted wisely is the generally pressed opinion. Mr. and Mrs. Dittmer have the deep felt sympathy of the community in the loss of their dear little' boy, Everardl He was such a rood and obedient little fellow that his parents can hardly be comforted. His teacher spoke well of him, for he was so faithful in his work. He will be 6adlv missed among hie little school mates aid at home by his -lovinsr parents but be comf ortelL . dear friends, knowing he does not suffer now and God does all things for the best. r : a. suixu.