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THE BURKE COUNT! NEWS,
Published Every Friday BY T. G. COBB. - Fa). Sc Pub. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE: One Year 75 Cents. Six Months 40 Three Months, 25 " Advertising rates made known on application. Address all communications to The Bfkke County News, Moranton, X. C. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1899. ISSUES AX APPEAL TO STOP LYNCHING. Gov. Chandler, of Georgia, Monday nifht issued an appeal to the people of that State to join hands and put an end to mob violence in Georgia. He says: "The purity of the fair mothers and daughters of Georgia must and shall be preserved, and at the same time the lives and liberties of all the law abiding nejrroes in Georgia must and shall be protected. Arson and bur-i-larv and assassination and robber v and rape must stop. The jfood of both races and the fair name of the State de mand this." taking place at the Xorth in behalf of nerro criminals. It will not amount to a row of pins. The negroes alone can put an end to a condition of affairs that is rrowinr worse everv day. They owe it to themselves and to their color to take some measure calcu lated to convince nejfro crimi nals that they will find no friends or sympathizers in their own race. PRICES OF SHOES VANCE. TO AD- Commentin on recent c runes and lynchins in the South, the Atlanta Constitu tion says: "After-all that has 'been said and done, after all that has been - sti jested- and hoped for, there is an increase instead of a diminution,' in the desperate crimes that are made the excuse for desperate remedies. You cannot open . a Southern newspaper but vou find accounts of some horrible outrage credited to nero crim inals, and many that come to hand chronicle three or four. What is at the bottom of this remarkable situation? What ever other comments mav be made of it, we are of the opinion that the honest, industrious and self-respecting negroes, constituting the greater body of the race, should take some measure calculated to deter the crimi nals of their color from their horrible work. What that measure should be we do not know, but as the nejmes have a very clear understanding with one another in matters affecting their political inter ests, they would have little trouble in reaching theearsof the criminals. What with Northern iirnorance and pre judice aroused by Republican politicians nearly everv nefro J" riminal ' who is taken red- , tnded or who is handed on his v , r i li t i ywn conosslon ls f the r ,Xelief that he isdvinir for tnev r t hneht ot his race. Let no nl. . , . . 'Vrro be deceived bv anv movent" . . - ient that mav seem to be t Look out for a rise in the price of shoes. The move ment started by the shoe manufacturers of Cincinnati and the adjacent territory has reached Xew York. There is no doubt that prices will be advanced, though the new prices will not be fixed before August 8th. when a convention of shoe manufacturers will be held in Philadelphia. The shoe men say that the advance in leather is the cause. Cin cinnati manufacturers met several weeks afo, and after lonr discussion of conditions sent circular letters to manu facturers of other cities re questing them to organize and send del abates to t he Philadelphia convention. BANKS OF THE STATE. mi. . : , l necurporaiion commission yesterday completed a sum mary of the bank statement up to June 30th. There are 45 State banks, some of which have savings features and these show resources asrirre ratin.fr $8,558,101, loans and discounts ar r e ra t i n r $5, 1 88 , -288. Sixteen private banks report resources of $1,350,201 , loans and discounts $779,393. Five savings banks report re sources of $1,347,212, loans and discounts $1,042,539. ANOTHER RESTRAINING DER OR- Judye Simonton grants a restraining order forbidding the corporation commission from assessing the value of the Western Union Telegraph Company property in Xorth Carolina at $1,000,000 and di recting that it be assessed at $ O,n0l . The order i s ret ur it able before him at Asheville September 30th. Polk county will Thursday vote on the question of issuing $100,000 bonds for thebuildinr of a railroad from Forest City to Columbus, through Reedy Patch Gap to Hendersonville or some point in that neighbor hood. The proposed line will connect with the Seaboard Air Line. If the bond issue is voted upon favorably at next Thursday' election the Sea board Air Line people will be fin building the new line riht away. They are holding speak ings all over Polk county this week in favor of the bonds. Books Closed! After this no goods will be charged. Spot Cash and Low Prices. Ji:t receieil frvsh shipment of Kin iTan's Hams ami Breakfast Bacon. May v Lank. I am preparingto put in a large line of Clothing and Gents' Furnish ings. All goods in my line reduced to Hard Cash Prices. B. F. Davis. CLOSING ! We have had the Spring Opening, and on Monday, June 12th, we commenced the SPRING CLOSING. My entire stock of Millinery and Notions is offered at reduced prices preparatory to moving into new quarters. Very respectfully, Mrs. A. E. HICKS. Ready for Business In our handsome new store, first above B. F. Davis's clothing store We'd like to have the readers of this pa per call on us, whether you want to buy or not. It is nicely furnished for your pleas ure and our convenience. Besides medicines for the sick we keep all the standard patent medicines, toilet articles, &c. At the New Stand. W. A. Leslie, DRUGGIST.