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As Told by the Papers in the Neighboring Counties. WATAUGA CLEVELAND tv. r.ntiTitv Go Democratic by 1500 Majority-Preacher Arrested-Death of a Young Mother -Negro Shot- Found Dead in Bed. Shelbv Star. Aug 8th. Miss Sina Philback, aged GO, was found dead in bed Sunday. She resided near New House and was a highly respected lady. The interment took place Mon day. The thresher operated by J . Y. Elliott & Clines threshed over .000 bushels of wheat and oats this season. The wheat yield has been very good throughout the country. Dr. Henry M. Wharton, of Baltimore, who conducted re vival services here a few years ago, was arrested at Ocean City, N. J., Saturday on the charge of obtaining money under false pretenses. He has been fi nancially embarrassed for sometime. Andrew Sarratt, colored, shot Tom Blauton, colored, last Saturday evening, the pistol ball taking effect in the thigh. The shooting occured in No. 9 township. Blanton was arrest ed and brought to jail by Deputy Sheriff J. Y. Elliott, but the Sarratt negro escaped. Mrs. Jacob B. Moore died Saturday night at her home here and was carried to ElBethel for interment Sunday. She was about 30 vears old and a good woman. She leaves a husband and two children. The infant died in a few hours after its birth. This family moved here only a week ago. The greatest Damocratic victory in the history of the county was recorded last Thursday. The average ma jority exceeds 1500. Every township in Cleveland county went Democratic except Nos. 1, 2 and 11, and the fusion ma jorities were reduced to almost nothing in these. No. 1 town ship was lost by only 7 votes; No. 2, which formerly gave 200 majority against us, was re duced to about 10; No. 11 was reduced from considerably over 100 against us, down to about 60. The other townships were all rescued from the fus ionists, and in hitherto Demo cratic townships the majori ties were greatly increased. You assume n n.-k when you buy Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera and n;QrrhrPR Remedy. VV. A. Leslie, Druggist, will refund your money if you are not satisfied alter using h. Iris everywhere admitted to be the most successful remedy in use lor bow el complaints and the only one that never fails. It is pleasant, safe and reliable. Watauga Pleased Over Mr. Spain- hours Election in jshtk a xiuuuud Prescription for Watauga Bepndli- cans Other natters. Boone Democrat, Aug. 9th. The drought in Watauga remains unbroken, and grow ing croDS are suffering tor rain. HcDOWELL The hav season is nearly over, and a finei lot of grass was never harvested in the country. A famous prescription for Watauga Republicans Sim mons' Liver Regulator. Take in full or broken doses, as you like. The election passed off quite - ly in Watauga, though riots were predicted by some ot the revenue doodlers before the election. Hon. J. F. Spainhour, of Morsranton. who was elected to the Legislature from Burke county by a majority of 396 votes, was in town Monday and Tuesday. Our people are much gratified over his election, for doubtless he will be called up on to look after the interests of Watauga in the General As sembly. He has the ability and the willingness to help us. Quite a number of our re publican subscribers have dis continued since the election, and it amuses us to know how they will want to see just one more paper. Of course they won't borrow it, for "He that reads a paper and sponges as he goes, will never reach that happy land where milk and honey flows." To be sure we wouldn't say much this week if we expected many of them to see it. oiurl tn death on Monday evening of last week. It was playing around m we . when an oiaer sistci out an oven of hot water to scald a chicken. She stepped cret the chicken, and the little fellow walked back ,..ic milliner a little chair. o,i ne-ainst the oven and sat down in it. The mother -n siek in bed and the father Tl IV-J sitting on a porch on CALDWELL. A Child Scalded to Death-Boiler Ex plosion Ashamed of Caldwell's Vote on the Amendment Death of an Orphan Girl. Lenoir Topic, Autr, 8th. WTe mean no reflection on anvone when we say that we are ashamed of the vote of Caldwell county on the amend ment. It is a disgrace to the county, nevertheless. Miss Alice West, an orphan girl who lived with Mr. Avery Coffey on Zack's Fork, died of typhoid fever Monday evening and was burried at Union church yesterday. A boiler operated for Mr. J. M. Barnhardt at a saw mill by Mr. Calvin Cook in the neigh borhood of Glenburnieexploded one day last week, both ends I blew out. There were several men around at the time, but ! fortunately no one was hurt seriously no one being in range of the ends of the boiler. A little two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. McNeil, of Kings Creek township, was urns another side of the house. TJoavintr the child scream, ne ran to it. but it was so Daoiy scalded that it died next day. LINCOLN. Within the Shadow of Sorrow's Gate -Jnlv Marriages-Horse Killed It self -Big Wheat Crop. Lincolnton Journal, Aug 10th. Mr. J. A' Lore and his ten ants made on the Caldwell place this year 3,267 bushels of wheat. Of this, 1,850 bushels was Mr. Lore's individual crop made on 80 acres. Register of Deeds Self issued licenses to wed to the following persons all white during July: Chas. O. Houser and Fannie Hoover, J. L. Lineber- p-er and Katherine Wilkie,Geo. W. La wing and EmmaLawing, J. C. Nogle and Martha Boyles, Robert Piercy and Bessie Bridges, R. L. WThitner and Ella Richardson. Prof. G. T. Heafner, county superintendent of schools, is having the adage that misfor tunes never come singly" demonstrated. On Friday a splendid horse owned by him ran away with a plow and kept on running until it killed itself. Onlv about a week before Prof. Heafner lost a large slice of his wheat crop by fire. The friends of Maj. and Mrs. W. A. Graham will grieve to learn of the extivme illness of an incurable malady of their daughter. Miss Florrie Graham. There is no more lovely or lovable girl in the State gentle, amiable and intellectual and it is inexpressibly sad that Death should so early claim one whose life has been a benedic tion to those who came within its serene and gentle influence. County Mail Brought into Town with ine inspawu ui &u xxpress x ounjj People Entertained. Marion Democrat, Aug 10th Marion has a large number of visitors at present. The young people of the juu ior set enjoyed themselves at an informal party held at the residence of Prof, and Mrs. J. E. Guy Tuesday evening, Pleasant diversions were pro vided and refreshments were served.- Mrs. John Yancey , Jr. , enter tained with a whist party at her residence Tuesday evening. The affair was given in honor of her brother Caleb Mutz, of Lincolnton, N. C. who is her guest. Four tables were used and the game thoroughly en joyed, after which dainty re freshments were served. It is a rare thing for Marion - ites to see the country mail be ing brought into town with the dispatch of an express. One of those rare times occurred on Tuesday. The horse, which the post boy from Dysartsville rides to the postoflice everyday ran away on the above named day while on his way here and dashed up Main Street as if another county was yet to be heard from. The excited ani mal was headed off and stopped just above the post -office and no danger was done. The post bov was not injured but was compelled to walk into town, his horse having bolted from him just below Col. Sinclair's residence. QUESTION ANSWERED. Yes, August Flower still has the largest sale of any medicine in the civilized world. Your mothers nd grandmothers uever thought of using anything else for Indigestion or Rilious ness. Doctors were scarre, and they seldom heard of Appendicitis, Net vous Prostration or Heart failure, etc. 1 tlfV ll$P(1 Alicrifet h lim-f-r 1 1 r un m J - . ' - - - M 'MU the system aud stop fermentation of undigested lood, regulate the actiou of the liver, stimulate the nervous and organic actiou of the system, and that is an they tooK when teeling dull and bad with headaches and other aches. iou oniy neea a lew aoses ot Ureen s August Flower, in linn id (nm O ' - - . -. .vi ill. iyj make you satisfied there is nothing serious me matter with you. For sale bv John Tull. A MOTHER TELLS HOW SHE SAVED HER LITTLE DAUGH TER'S LIFE. I am the mother of eigth children and have had a great deal of experience with medicines. Last summer mj little daughter had the dysentery in its worst form. We thought sue die. I tried everything I could thiuR of, but nothing seemed to do her any good. I saw by an advertisement n our nner that Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy was hirhlv recommended and sent ana a bottle at once. It proved to he one of the very best medicines we ever had in the house. It saved my nine ure ter's life. I am anxious for every mother to kuow what an exceiic medicine it is. Had I known it at rr it would have saved me a great deni anxiety aud my little daughter niucn suffering. Yours truly. Mus. (t'-'-r; Bukdick. Liberty, R. L tor w . W. A. Leslie Druggist. Subscribe for The News Administrator's Notice. ii.. mg.i ruhninistra?''' C. T. A. of Eliza Scott, decea late of Burke county, X. C, tft,s , ;jr4 notiiy all persons . v against the estate of said yc' exhibit them to the undersineu before the 27th day of July. . u: : :ii v, loml inb.'lT-'1 l' recovery. All person i.JU estate will please make it"" payment. mvr. a. j K Administrator C. T. Scott deceased. This July 27, 1900.