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The sparks flI
A BIG THING---IN
These are a few ot our Sle<l
If you wanit anythinig inI thlis 1in~ y
Ca:ndy, Suigar, Ten1, I [ar
Nuits, CneI&oso,' Ma IckIcrol, -~t<
4"Can1 Goods of ove,ry des8crip)tio:
AGATE WARE, TINW.
. and H
We challenge the who]
Young folks [neo I not bei singlo ainy
you canr go to houso0 k(ooping ---prc
everybody will Imhppy.
With a merry Cl
All of our Energy,
Pleasing Our Cu
A Visit to The BE
--fllRIN TillS 'j
find every DE
We know "T
till their quota
1 in every dire
I DRY GOODS!
Iifoty li0i iln buying of it
rpintiablo holso, withl hon
est.y inl front of it. integrity
behind it,, andl staibility anld
good faili onl el sidh.
Princilds like theso u -ill*
roun11d aill yolir tranlsactlonls
Vt I the 100 I I iVo of Iir
gails, anlld silltaips ibheui with
thlit brand of coi idenc. Wo
o ffer nothing butl Ineritaible,
ropuitablo goods ait pricevs
lo0!S i111l 1'01 11yu 0 ofteI ltkOd
for tho inferior.
5>000 yds. Prints at(. 3, 1 ,, -w.
>5000 yds. Drill (best) lit . .
" -. 1 Shirting, ieavy -le.
(j IHnmme11 'arcaills.
la thisi lini o shMiut
Ithe door' 0on a11 po0ssile
cornp1ot itilon. WVo are
saVoM 11tan 1 101101M Wha
~': ive our1 cuistomersi the
aidvanuita go of our ox
>ul are surlo to linid it horo:
ssos111, \is ls,
OUSEd' FU NI I
longe. ?A Rd ARL , u
IviedI your better hal f kniows bi
I T EUNITE .D 8'
Push and Vim are constar
.the sole aim o1
stomers, Upon Whoi
E H1VE Will Convince N
iTLY ALIVE T
'HE HAPPY CHISTIA
HERE ARE OTHEl
tions sink to naugl
e knock-out quota
ction. You get tf
We get the MonE
GREAT PLEASURE R
From buyintg your Clothing from the Be
gains. Remibor the entiro stock is
order to raist money to pay our in
I fere a.- batitrgains for everybody;
I EN, YOU1HIS,
Meon's Suits frow $3.50 upwarIs I
Youth's Suits from $2.50 upwo
Boys' Suits from 75n.
that not on1a
low, but th.
manuld, wVo < [Ver onl
entro e a1'zt. 1(ss
Shoes worth *.d.5
- *. .. at $1.25. 4 %
iille or* straw andl
ow to cook--and
a. happy New Year
FTatlonSorVe YO U'Eel
B BGAINS '
itly exercised an'd devoted
Our Succoss Depend!
ou How Thoroughly We A:
0 THIS FACT 7.,
ving with the Best C
RS" claiming to sell
ht when you hear
ESULT SETS! THIRTS
L Hivo of Bar.
In this lino we m1aintail
rds ! Noto our pricos, which art
upwards rd. quotod elsewhero. Salld
nut sbell. 'Wo snatched
D ES I price, which prove sOlid1 S
are in Great do love to shoot-so bore
hich indicates Shirts at 190. 1a
our prices are Handkorchiefs
"to,","""lit TRUNKS I T
necronso the do. At theso -prices you c
0o(d dry goods box and b
a Trunk from us. Fr<
.4 . now until January 1, 180
we will sell yon
Worth $5 for $2.5(
Worth $2 25 for $1
this eparmentyou ill
bl Chia spentfo
thficieprent syo winee
to one and all, whii
The Fair and !
foods for the least
as cheap as we
the crash of our
tion everywhere I
GENT'S FURNISHING GOODS!
1 our reputation for Price Cutting.
always u"ch lower than similar goods
profits-q uick salos, toll the story in a
I lot of goods from a factory at half
20t to annihilato competition-and we
*nts at 400o. Suspenuders at Oc.
1t 4e. Neck Ties at 10c.
.Worth $3.50 for $2.25.
.65. This is your timo-not ours.
and GLASSWARE! I
find Thousands of suit- s
everybody, at astonish- b
us why we slash prices. b
money and the goods *~
'Baby M i"n e!
feels an ind-e
of the pain and
ant upon the
most critical pe
riod of her life.
ruother should be
a source of joy
to all, but the
danger of the ordeal make
its anticipation one of misery.
is the remedy which relieves
women of the great pain and suf
fering incident to maternity; thip
hour which is dreaded as woman's
severest trial is not only made
painless, but all the danger is re
moved by its use. Those who use
this remedy are no longer' de
spondent or gloomy; nervotisness
nausea and other distressing con
ditions are avoided, the system is
made ready for the coming event,
and the serious accidents so com
mon to the critical hour are
obviated by the use of Mother's
Friend. It is a blessing to woman.
OX.00 PBU BOTTLE at all Drug Stores,
or sent by express on reoeipt of prioo.
BO0KS Containing Invaluable infornation of
EEintorost to all wolnen, will bo sent
FREE to any address, upon applicatilon, by
The BRADFIELD,lEGULATOR CO.. Atlanta. Oa.
HOME MATTEs IN WAs1INGTON.
The Preaident speaks Highly of Gen. M. V.
Ittle-r-4eoator MuL.antrin (sa a Pen
sthen fror Col Almtoa'a W14low-Gov.
Ellerbti and ais War claitn-Try
wug to Fll that, Trtasury Frick.
(Special to News and Courier.)
Washington, December 28.-Son
ator McLaurin was among the cal
lor-3 at the White House today. His
mission was to discuss several Presi
dential postoflice cases of interest to
his State now pending. Incident.
ally the Iuestion of the future mili
tary moveients of Major Gon. M. C.
Butler were referred to. The Pres
ident sp,ke in tho higbest terms of
t he military and executive ability dis
played by Gen. Butler, and stated
that he does not proposo to dispense
with Goi. Butler's services tin the
near future, unless obliged to do so
by extraordinary circumstances. He
3aid that Gen. Butler's military
training and experience in national
itffairs had enabled him to render the
Clovernment exceptionally valuable
iervices in camp, and also as a mem
>or of the Cuban commission, there
:ore it is the present intention to re
tain Gen. Butler in the volunteer
iervico as long as possible.
Senator McLaurin was enabled to
end Mrs Belle McCaw Alston a
immely Christmas remembrance in the
hape of a pension of thirty dollars
>er nth, (through the energetic
afforts of the*Sonator. The claim in
ifa Aiston's behalf was filed-and
>ut through within less thiat a
Governor Eliorbe is expected here
nr a fewv days to appear before the
reasary oflicial-s in behalf of the
south Carolina war claim. Senators
l'illman and McLaurin, in urging
idjnsting of this claim, draw a dis
inction between the South Carolina
and the Virginia case to show that
ni Virginia the claims weore paid out
>f State funds and t he amount due
s to the State. .In South Carolina
he claims havo never been paid, but
Lro, still duie to ir dividuals who fur.
iished supplies to the troops upon
he personal guarantee of the GJoy
rnor on the face of th.o papers. It
s admitted that they present prao
ically the same question as in the
rirginia case, but the South Caro
ina Senators are urging tho.Comp
roller to go into the merits of the
aso and decido it according -to
In most of the Southern States the
rolimin ary expendituires were met
ut of Stato funds. There were no
inds for this purpose in Conthi
arolina, and the Constitution pro
ibited Governor Ellerbo from in
mrring a debt without aut hority
'o the Legislature. Governor
lerbe appealed to patriotio indi
duals, and they lent him the
oney en his promise that it would
a repaid when the Governmnt
ttled. These ci rcumstances hiave
men pointed ontto the Comptroller,
at as the account is rend1(ered ofli
ally by tiholto, he nmay hold the
tie as in the cases of the other
Tho Girl-[ want .hat that will
> well with my face.
TEhe Milliner-I'm sorry, miss, bm.t
o knenn't ny pairned nea.
nought 1,7 tI o* .ut et I.tne in Sia
Raligh1, N; ,D9ceinbi 20:
The Cape Fearl Yadkin Valley
Railroa\1 kii a dtion to*eg
in Fayetteii nder? foreclosure
proceeding'q, C miisei6ners
Martin:and M appointed by the
Court for thI rpose. The road
was l;ought by-P Atlantio Coast.
IUne for $3,1 00. The bidders
were Presidentumel Spencer, for
the Southern ilway; VillinnrL H.
BlaokfoKd, for;) Baltimore bond
holders, or Sonirt 'Air Line; and
Harry Waltol for the Atlantic
Master Conasioner Martin was
auctioneer, ahe started the bid
ding at nooi The first bid was
$2,100,000, t it was raised by
$50,000, $250, $10,000, $5,000,
and then $1,0jum1ps for an hour
and a quarterlben, the road was
knocked dowp the Coast Line.
Blackford tred at a bid of $8,.
103,000, and oncer stopped at a
bid of $8,100. The property
was thereforetocked down to Wal
ters at $3,1100.
The outconof the sale is a Pur
prise, both as the price paid and
the successfu.m petitor.
SA1 HM ON UAPLAINS.
Says Th. y 4 a 1op to the Church
Savannah,3a., Dec. 28.-The
Rev. Sam 'all, the noted evange
list, is now aplain of the 3d en
gineers, Un States army. He
arrived tod and one of the first
things he d was to give ont an in
terview. A ig other things he
"The chapins are a sort of sop
to the churc sentiment without
much substantto them. They just
taka a ministdind put a uniform on
him, with a sikr cross on the shoul
der, pay him 0;0 a month and turn
him loose ol 1,200 men without
any of the iplements of the spiri
tual war!ar(:to fight with. I've
"When I et out I am going to
suggest thafthey do away with the
chaplain. Juppose there may be a
how], but is better to raise the
issue and Ive the whole system ro
vised. Win we get down to Cuba
PIll. wagernost of the men would
rather go;o a cock fight or a bull
ring thar ttend services. To tell
the truth!I am beginning to think
there is theap of balderdash about
what th haiplains do accomplhsh
outside o ieeting the sentiment that
calls for heir presence with every
body of t eps."
EP' EMIo OF LA GRIIPPEC.
Thirt y T ,and Peoplei suff. r fram it in
Phi lidel htn.
Phila >bia, Decesuber 22-It is
est imate .hat between 25,000 and
30,000 jfpus in thi'icity are suffer
ing fromn4.p and doctors report the
epidemic (6 the increase. -At the
board of b~ Lh today six deaths were
reported t 1ave occurred within the
last twen four hours, directly due
the grip, nd 12 other deaths were .
traced im4cctly to the same cause.
All the hlipitals have an unusually
large nur4 er of grip patients, and
in several ~stances the sniferers have
lest their reason and h)ave to be
strapped their b)eds. Of 140,00
school cl4dren nearly 10,000 are
sick at nle. City councils could
barely ridie a quorum today there
were so m ~ay abseuntees from grip.
Iteporti receivdd from eastern
Pennsylv$iia anid sont bi Newv Jersey
point to hn epidemic of the diceano
in those 51'tions8.
Gre t Inriprovement
Repo 4s a Wetc'ome Change In
State ont by ,a North Carolina
"Nea ly all my life I have had.orie cold
after another and the trouble seemed like
oatarrh in the. J.ead. -There were die-.
ohargee from my ears, and. my hearing
became affected. -I took a number of
Unds of medicine but I grow worse in
itsad of better. O'ne day I- procured a
buft. of Hood's *iarsaparilla and began
tha dug it, and soon found it was doing*
me good. I gained strength and was
greatly ;benefited in ,many ways. I con
sinued .Its use and now the bad feeling in
my head , . gone and .the. earache with
which IJaufered aga dis,appeare4 I iam
sow able to do my houowork ithout'
delp. I shall keey Hod's 8areaa lla in
she house as Ion as I live." a s. T. 0.
RHYrNn, Dallas,' Irth Carblina.
H ood's *Sa.
Is the best-In fact tile One True Blood Purfier.
Iiood?s Pills a e fPrnce nu