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As Told by the Papers in the Neighboring Counties. LINCOLN. on Big Successful Operation Buried Christmas Day Marriages Christmas Trade. Lincolnton Journal, Dec. 29th. There were Christmas trees at the Baptist and Methodist churches this week and a dance at the North State Hotel Mon day night. Miss Zettic Loekman and Mr. W. W. Caldwell were married at the residence of the bride's father at Denver last Monday, Kev. M. D. Giles officiating. Mr. Wood Wrenshalb of An niston, Ala., and Miss Bessie Ed Kamsaur were married at St. Luke's Episcopal church Wednesday evening at 5:0 o'clock. Miss Nora Ileldeman and Mr. Hampton A. Wilkinson were married at the residence of Mr. John Ileldeman, near Derr, last Sunday, Kev. J. A. Arndt officiating. All our merchants say their Christmas trade this year was double what it has ever been before. One merchant says his trade was twice what it was in ".)7 and four times as great as in W. This has so far been the most remarkable Christmas we have ever known in Lincoln county. Not an accident of any conse quence has leen reported and there was comparatively little drunkenness. Col. V. A. MeBee, after sev eral week's surgical treatment for cataract in Atlanta, reached home Wednesday morning. Our people rejoice to find that the operation was successful and that he is rapidly regain ing his eyesight. Mr. J, II. Stroup, of North Brook township, came down to Elm Grove on a visit about two weeks ago. Soon after his ar rival he was taken sick and on Sunday he died. He was buried on Christinas day in St. Luke's churchvard. He was about SO Mr. John Setzer, son of Mr. Q. A. Setzer, while hunting Tuesday, received a slight flesh wound in one hand. He had his hand over the muzzle of the gun when it was accidentally discharged. The offer of the E. M. An drews furniture and music com -pany of Charlotte, N. C, to credit of $300 -for the oldest Knabe piano in the State m exchange for a new piano of the same make was won by Mrs. Alice Mull, of tUs place. The new Knabe pianos are worth from five hundred to eight hundred and fifty dollars each. The jewelry store of Mr. John Lawrence in Hickory was broken into on the night of December 19th and robbed of about $500 worth of jewelry. The thief entered the store by breaking the front window glass. All the show-cases were robbed of their most valuable contents. No clew has yet been found as to whether the neat job was the work of local or visiting talent. pleased to know, however, that all three of the gentlemen will still call Lenoir their home, and their pleasant wives and families will remair here for the present. IS CALDWELL. Transfer of C. & N. W. Railway Offices Earn Burned. Lenoir News, Dec. 29th. Mr. W. T. Newland spent Christmas with his children at Mrs. McDowell's in Burke. Change in Livery Business Christmas Marriages. Lenoir Topic, Dec. 27th. Mr- W. D. Herald and Miss Estes, daughter of Mr. Lance Estes of John's River, were married to-day in Register I Minish's office, by Esq, C. A. Tuttle. On Christmas day. at the residence of Mr. A. G Corpen ing, the officiating magistrate, Mr. Wm. Baker and Miss Eliz abeth McCall were married. The happy couple both live in Burke. Messrs. Abernethy & Son recently sold out their livery business here to Messrs. Nelson & Corpening. Mr. Nelson has been with Henkel, Craig & Co. here for a number of years and understands the business well. Mr. Corpening comes from Newton. They are both young men and we see no reason why they should not conduct the business successfully. The old livery firm of Henkel," Craig & Co. has dissolved. Craig & Wil son, of Gastonia, having with drawn from the firm. The busi ness will be continued by Messrs. Henkel. 1 Mr. Clyde Forbes, of Gaston county, and Miss Brady Cobb, of Little River, were married at the residence of the. bride's parents, on Wednesday, 20th. Rev, J. M. Shaver officiating. On last Friday evening about dusk Mr. A. B. Howell, who lives one mile north of Lenoir, lost his barn and a large lot of feed by fire. Mr. Howell had just been to the barn to feed his stock ana lert every tiling m good shape when the fire was discovered, and it was with difficulty that the stock in the barn were saved. It is thought that the barn was set on fire, but we have not heard of any (due as to who did the dastardly deed. In the transfer of the C. !c N. GASTOH. Three-story Building Tails One Man Killed. Newton Enterprise, Dec. 29th. A three-story brick building just completed in Gastonia by Craig & Wilson, collapsed last Saturday while they were fill ing it with wagons and bug gies. It was a complete wreck. A narrow gunge train was standing on the track at the time and several cars were buried in the ruins. The engine in which were the en gineer and fireman barely es caped. One negro who was working the elevator was killed. PROOF. It is an eas- matter to claim that a remedy has wonderful curative .power. The manufac turers of EHEUMACIDE leave it to those who have been permanently and positively cured of RHEUMATISM to" make claims. Among- those who have recently written us voluntary let ters saying' they have been cured are: Rev. J. L. Foster, Raleigh, N. C: Mr. J. E. Robinson, Ed itor, Goldsloro, N. C, Daily Ar gus; Mr. A. Daus, a prominent merchant, Maon. Ga., and Mr. f V. R. Duke, a railroad man, I Kansas Citv, Mo. fl Rheumacide Will Cure You. H Sold in Morganton by W. A. Leslie and John Tuil. Price Si M per buttle. .il.l.XlI'AW) LRf.ll li THE JIOHBITT DRUG CO., Kf Ralkigh, N. C. H Mortgage Sale of Land. By virtue of two mortgage deeds exe cuted to me bv J. W. Wilson dated re spectfully August 12th, 1893, a; d recorded in Book X, pages 483-4, and Sept. 5th, 1804, recorded in Book Z, page 329, I will, at the Court I Ion he door in Morganton. N. C, on Monday, the 29th day of January, 1900. offer f'.r sale at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, that tract of land situ ated in Burke county on Linville river, bounded as follows: Beginning on a black oak on the bank of said river and runs with the fence north 35 de grees west 104 poles to a stake; then north 48 poles to a stake iu the road; then north 87 degrees west 40 poles to a stake; then north 45 degrees west 72 poles to a post oak and pine, Kincaid's corner, on the west side of the ridge road; then wis' 81 poles to a post oak. Conlev's corner; then Lorth with Ful- wood's line 52 poles to a post oak. now down, Fulwood s line; then west f5 poles to a stake; then north 20 jxdes to McKesson's line; then east 109 poles to Greenlee's corner; then south with Greenlee's line 44 poles fo Greenlee's corner; then east 123 poles to the rber. crossing the same course 20 poles wit'i Dickson's line to a stake; then s uih 50 degrees east 78 p les to the mouth of Kerley's 1 ranch; then north 55 degrees east 14 poles up the branch to a stake: then south 70 degrees east 10 ploles t - .i stake in the road; then with said ma : in the direction of Shilo church to a cross-fence; then easterly to a corner in I. T. Axel's line; then 5o poles 1 Gibbs' line; then with said line to a stake, Gibbs' corner; then same coin -with Corpening's line to a stake in th old ridge road leading to Corpening-: then to a white oak at the spring so a to enclude the Parker house; then to a bluff or cliff at the bend of the rier: -then crossing the rher and down it a it meanders to a bunch of sassafra-: thence runs so as to include the Cor pening dam down the river to the be ginning, and containingoOO acres, m--re or less. Terms of sale cash. This Dec. 2-!h, 1899. W. E. WALTON. Mortgagee. was one ot i 'y ofiiees from Lenoir to years of aire. lie the finest soldiers in the Coil- Cluster, which took place federate Armv and was a fa- Wednesday, Lenoir partially mous sharpshooter. CATAWBA. The Oldest Knabe Piano in the State Jewelry Store Robbed Accidentally Shot. Newton Enterprise. Dec. 29th. The Newton Cotton Mills, HAVING A GREAT RUN ON CHAMBERLAIN'S COl'GII REMEDY. loses three very pleasant jren tlenien. Mr. Keid, the auditor and traffic manager, is .one of -kind, and it give our very best citizens and busi ness men, and while we rejoice Manager Martin, n the Pierrot) drup: store, informs us that he is hav ing a great run on Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, lie selU live bottles of that medicine to one of any other satisfaction. Notice. Trent In these davs ot la grippe there is no thing like Chamberlai:'s Cough remedy to stoi thft i-oii 'h. heil mi the sore at his promotion all Of which ; tIiroat and lungs and give relief within is deserved we sincerely re-ju very short time. The sales are grmv- irret that his duties will call ! in-' !in,i aI1 who u Hrc pl-ael after presenting each employee limn from Lenoir most of the 1 n Vr')mVl aaion.-South Chicago i i . it. , . I Dailv lalumet. ror site uv . A. with a nice basket ot candy j time. Mr. Moore, the eiheient j Lesne, dru-gist. suspended work tor three days, j clerk in the freight department, The bird dogs, which have ; and Mr. Jordon, the stenogra- become a positive nuisance, spher, have both made many) Having qualified as executors of last will and testament of W. M. Win ters, deceased, this is to notify all pes -sons having claims against the e-tao-of the deceased to present them to th unders! g-ned on or before the 29th day of December, 19)0, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This 29th dav of Dec, lb'.. A. A. CONN EE LEY, K. A. WINTERS. Executors of W. M. Winters. Notice of Administration. Having- qualified as administrator f I E. M. Williams, deceased, late of the i county of Eurxe, North Carolina. thi I is to notify all persons haiing claim ! ajrainst the estate of the said deceased to exhibit them t the undersigmd n not reeomnif rmeu tori - . v. "iuw. . . . P , . or tn is notice will oe pieau in oar t' the cure of every ill : it does not cure j thcir reco A11 persons im!ebted 4. l ,11 d. , ..U rt wiii f ,,v!-ri-c ' f ,.;n,1c. T imli. hi. d.-n-m 1,ut lL niuifliw u.ic to sa(1 estate will please make im- got about all the choice tin kebstuends m Lenoii In then jren-jf,r rheuimitism. aml a fine blood ; mediate navment. 1 This December fth, 1899. J. C. WILLIAMS, Administrati ix. Jno. M. Mull, Attv. in this county, leaving only tlemanly bearing and good i purifier and laxative : trv it. Ilobson's choice for the Christ-j qualities, and we all are sorry! mas table. Uo see them leave. We are I Subscribe for The News.