DEATH MR. LEONARD PAULSON. Well Known Cotton Commission Merchant Merchant Dies of Pneumonia At Home of His Friend, Mr. R. S. Rcinhardt. Mr. Leonard Paulson, age 68 years, died Wednesday night at 10 o'clock at the home of Mr. R. S. Reinhardt, in this city, where he had been ill since last Friday with pneumonia. He was a very successful yarn com mission merchant-, merchant-, merchant-, and was very popular popular thi-oughout thi-oughout thi-oughout the couth. He came to Ch; rlotte nbout two week apro to attend the midwinter mectin" of Oasis Temple of the Shrine. He was an hon orary member of Oasis Temple, a distinction distinction enjoyed by very few. Ha was a Mason ot high degree. Mr.. Paulson eamo to LWolnton last week with hi:-! hi:-! hi:-! Wend, Mr. R. S. Rein-hardt, Rein-hardt, Rein-hardt, for a visit nnd was taken ill, nnd owing to his age and enfcbled condition condition little hope was entertaiend for hi:; recovery. He w:s well i.nown by the mil! men in this section and had manv friends union;? tiiem. The news of his death came ns a shock to his friends here and elsewhere. Mrs. Paulson came to I.incolnton last Mnd:iy frcm New York and was with her husbrnd when the end came. Mr. Nelson Kershaw, of Philadelphia, a business pawner, w-.is w-.is w-.is also hero. lhe remains were carried to Gas-tonla Gas-tonla Gas-tonla today over the C. & N. W. where they were pUu-ei pUu-ei pUu-ei aboard a Southern train for New York. Mr. R. S. Rcinhardt Rcinhardt r.rcompr.nlcd the remains as far 's Charlotte.