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THE BURKE COUHTY MtWS.
Telephone No. 26. KI DAY, AUG. 17, 1900. :IV.L or PASSENGER TRAINS AT MORGANTON. i KN I KAf. TIMK.) , ;tt-l uih1 (vestibule), 7:27 a. in. 2. 1 aVi-ln nmd, ... 4:OOp.m. v:. w-t-boiiml (vestibule), 9:54p. m. 1 1 . u -fst-binnl, - - - 11:50a. in. .2. - iit-bound (lc'tl freight !!-. in.tr iasen.erst, - 11:50 a.m. 1. a t-bjund (local freight -rvintc passengers), - 12:44p.m. LOCAL AND PERSONAL. Mr . William Powell is ill fever, at his home, near n. Watermelons are tine this voir, and they are plentiful ,i!il cheap. (Juite a number of our mer v -limits have neat new signs, ! minted by Mr. Will W. White, uf Marion. Rev. W. S. Wilson, Presby terian pastor at Marion, spent Neve nil days here the past week with Rev. Jno. A. Wil liams. The streams for the past leu weeks have been lower than for several years, on ac count of the continued drv u eat her. Mr. A. C. Avery, Jr., and wife and Miss Annie Krwin and Mr. Fred Laxton went on a pleasure trip to Linville Falls tiiis week. Mr. J. W. CambelTs wheat crop this year amounts to 932 bushels. Mr. Campbell is now "iie of the leading wheat rais er ot the countv. Mr. R. J. Hennessee has perhaps the oldest foul to be l"und in this whole section. He has a drake which he says has been at his house for 20 ears and that it was an old drake when it came there, imm Rutherford College. Rev. Jno. A. Williams, of Texas, who has charge of the ! 'reshyterian mission work in this county temporarily, h'sol a week's meeting at (Juaker Meadows church last inn lay. There were five conversions and accessions to 'c,e church as a result of the "Hvting. Miss Addie Frwin, Moj-oanton, conducted the sin r! it . 1 1 1 w V Rev. L. London, a Jewish Rabbi of Asheville, was here ' t Sunday and conducted the '.'.'cumcision of Bernard S. I-a.arus. the week-old son of r. and Mrs. Nathan Lazarus, a ceremony of the Jewish religion ."4ju.l online sins of the flesh; to become spirit ual or holy." Col. ii. 11. All the Jews of the town attended, as well as a few Jentiles. Just after the late election, when the result in Caldwell county was announced, Jim Wilson telephoned "Coot" Jones, suggesting- that Cald- Wfill 'lion kri 4- i rr miiu ijks uilkl'u on to len-i nessee. Someti - - ' r )" III v. one in Caldwell it might have been Jones suggested that Mitchell be given to Tennes see, on account of that county's big Republican vote. Now Caldwell, herself, has gone to the bad. Mr. Woody Da es, who has been working as a carpenter in Asheville for the past sev eral months, was painfully hurt by a fall one day last week. He was at work on a new building and while carry ing a piece of scantling, fell through the sleepers. He has since been confined to his room, but is now improving, and it is thought will be out again in a few days. He is a son of Mr. J. J. Daves, of Morganton. Air. Charles H. Feldstein and 'wife, of Philadelphia, stopped over here a day this week on their way to Ashe ville. Mr. Feldstein was about 30 years ago a merchant of Morganton and wished to see the old town again, with its many improvements. Mrs. Feldstein is a daughter of the late Mr. Hammerslag, who also once did business here. Mr. and Mrs. Feldstein will visit Morganton agriin before returning to Philadelphia. Henry Webb, of Colletts ville, was here on Saturday and told a good one on one of his neighbors. When the telephone line from Lenoir to Collettsville was first put in operation it was a great won der to some of the people of that section. This man's family asked" him to explain to them the workings of the telephone. He said the only wav he could explain it was that it was like pinching a dog's tail in Collettsville and the dog barking in the Globe. MEN'S FINE SHOES. We are offering the best line of of Men's Shoes ever sold on this market for the prices. All new fall shapes, made for style, comfort and durability. We guar antee every pair and are selling them on shorter profit than ever before. Call and see the new shapes if you are ready for a pair. 1. 1. DAVIS ft SON. The Election Over. -o- LAST CALL FOR TAXES. Tn thr Tax-Paxcrs of Burkt County: I am compelled to collect the taxes for 1899 before Sept. lt, as the taxes, for 1900 will then be due. Kverv unpaid tax of will be advertised first week in September Please settle and save trouble and cost. Respectfully. MAXLY McDOW LLL, au-10-4t. Sheriff. The election is over and THEY SAY the negro is eliminated; but be that as it may, both man ami beast must depend upon the farmer for their bread and meat. To encourage this great industry, I have just perfected arrangements by which I can supply my farmer friends with the most reliable Wheat Fertil izer on the market. I am also agent for the celebrated Disc Wheat Drill, a sample of which can be seen at my store. I will keep on hand choice Tennessee Seed Wheat, perfectly clear of all filth, and from which article the linest flour in the world is made. I am daily adding to my large stock of Family Groceries, Fancy Confections and other useful articles that 1 have not room here to mention. Fair and honest dealing is my motto, and to verify this you only have to give me a trial. You will find me at the old Ilogan Corner. R. A. Cobb. Anything in Hardware. Farm and "Garden Tools, Harness, Saddles Cook Stoves, Agate Ware, Tin Ware, Spokes and Handles, Bar Iron, Horse and Mule Shoes. A Complete Line of Builders' Hardware, Nails, Screws, Hinges, Locks, Glass, Putt v. Oils, Builders' Tools, etc. Pocket and Table Cutlery. Buggies and Wagons. See us before you buy. PAINT YOUR HOUSE we have the Paint. Remember, we handle t he EM P I R E" ( R A I N DRILL, which has been sold in this countv for twenty odd years. Our prices are right. MORGANTON HARDWARE CO.