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IJRSDAY. MAY 17, 1883.
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. jntion rates of tne varounn
in Ire as follows :
nAid iu advance, $1.50
A J,?t del'ed 12 mo's2.50
L, are blghsr in this market now
I i known to be.
hau ew "TT"
will celebrate in a modest
tile 20tfaf Ma j.
first jrnoon light picnic of tho
Ivras given last Monday e vsniug at
gtriherrief aie exceedingly abundant
thei and garden, ino
bees 4Wf for them
Tbs lcs Cribara
Saloons hara opened
-ith taste andsheauty.
,.mlisienta froai J. T. Morgan and Mr.
If thi weatljer continues cool for a few
more weekt, if will make the jnne bug
crop, slmetbiig later tlian usual
Tlis fnite parties for the benefit of the
Methodist church hare been resumed,
aud wi continue during the Summer and
n.. I Rsvsl Arcanum Iistc settled
a , - 5 ,
p.;P. iTrt tast-d. He was insured in that
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order. 1 j
Docters J. Whitebea4, J. J. and . M.
Snrnmerell arf at Tarboro, in attendance
VI huw s.ew vwn hi
Another wire was put np last week,
from tie mam line to the leiegrapn
k " . vwy ft 1
office, end a hew receiveing instrument
placed.! Th in gives direct communication
with Wellington City and some points
South. I - I
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The uiiual number ot canvass covered
hpils art beine spread in the business
art of I town. The addition of a few
Land oii'Siis would give Main street the
sppeanjnce of, a row of side shews. Rut
it is comfort not business or looks that is
L r '
The sojden House is coming to the front
The las! improvements are electric bells an
printed thills of fare. Capt. McNcely has
made a freuutation "and is determined to
keep ityp. The Hotet will hereafter be
known s. the McNeely House,
Attkkton, tit pk's Club ! Persons de
nriug o join this club for the new year,
begiun ng the 5th of June next, who are
couver ient to China (J rove are requested
by Mr. Win. Lips to leave their subscrip
tion in ney with the Post Master at that
place before the above date.
Mr. Chambers Owens lost the index
finger of his left hand Monday, by the ac
cideutal discharge of a revolver he was
haudlilig. Tie bones of the finger were
so completely shattered that amputation
was this only alternative. Ic was taken
oft" at be knuckle joint.
Dr. E. V. Gerhart, of Lancaster
Pa., pissed through Salisbury on Tues
day eil route to Newton. He preached the
annual sermon to the High and Normal
choo at Newten en Wednesday night.
Next Sunday he will preach at Lower
fttsueEowaacouuty, and Bethel, Stanly
Hush Wikd. Tuesday last waa as
windjf a day as we ever have in March.
The fry of the wind whipped off quan
tities pf theyeeag leaves aad twigs of
eur sifade trees, litterally covering the
frounh with them m places. Cool but
dry wfeather has followed Farmers are
biadl fed in their work for lack of rain.
Mr,J. J. Foley, of the New Orleans
liar, dsliTtrcd his lecture, "The Forensic
Oratuls uf the Old WorieV in the X. M.
C-A.un osfiaet Friday eveng. He
bad asuiall,1)nt appreciative audience,
wbe eMoyeOio eloquence as he led them
ia Plssiug flights from oue to another of
ths great talkers of Athens, Rome, Eng
land aid Ireland.
learn that the. Western N. C. R. R
dilate succeeded in making arrance
neots with tlie Tennessee and Western
hues bV miith ti. ,-
neetioifs for freight and passenger ser
"tttoJanyiMgrt of the west aad north
qb terms which give them the ad
Ttagtaef fjr competition with all
other rfKites. I This route will be known
the French Bread route, and the pas
gsjchediiie sr go into effect on the
it is rumored on the streera that th
a bord of Alderman intend clearing
"-rest, ot all kinds ef merchandise,
"npiennu and machinerr. Th..
probably aa ordinance to the effect, and
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uot. Wy have the richt te make nn
Md boa splendid
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Jke would be
to attack the cow
weds. I Thi.
hon r1 im -- - i
2 .methiqg the old beard failed to
Knows what it wiU bet
cwriting th. abera the Aldermen
tJ I Ved tko treete of a "hetruc-
Wakre rrirred to.
Thk Shrift is getting out some formida
ble looking blanks. Those who are still
behind with their taxes will do well to set
tle at once to save costs and some trouble
besides. His time for indulgence has ex
pired, and the law now steps ia and de
mands a settlement. No excuse is valid.
Remember that by leaving the county you
do not free your obligation to pay taxes.
Under the new law, a man may be indicted
and imprisoned for the non-payment of his
taxes, and the officers of our county may
take a man who is due taxes ia another
county. This new law goes right in for
collecting taxes and there is no dodging.
Rev. J. B. Boone, of this city, delivers
the Literary Address at Big Lick Acade
The commencement exercises at Miner
al Springs Institute, O. C. Hamilton, prin
cipal, in Stanly county, near the Narrows,
will begin the 24th instant. Rev. J. B.
Davis. D. P., of M t. Pleasant, will deli v-
the Literary address.
The commencement exercises at Albe
marle Academy, Prof. Spinks, principal,
begins May 30th. Hon. Clem. Dowd will
be the orator of the occasion.
Neither of these institutions have been
in existence exceeding six or eight years,
and have already attained a pretty wide
reputation. We trnst they may long con
tinue te dispense the bleasing of educa
tion and morality.
The new city dads have been at work
Tbeir first business after being sworn in
was to elect town officers. The fellow
ing names held the lucky numbers:
Clerk, Maj. P. N. Smith.
Treasurer, O. D. Davis.
Tax Collector, T. B. Bead.
Cotton Weigher, A. S. Lewter.
Hay Weigher, G. W. Wright.
Sexton, J. J. Bell.
For some reason, best known to the
board, the election of Policemen was
postponed for several weeks. It is re
ported that there are several colored ap
plicants clameriug for these - places.
While the colored vote entitled them to
recognition in the distribution of offices,
yet it wonld hardly work to have colored
policemen here. Owing to the prejudice
which already exists between the races
caused by several unfortunate circum
stances, needless to mention, there
wonld be endless trouble.
Dr. W. A. Wilborn, principal of the
Graded school has had a call to go Texas
and take charge of a large school.
Mr. J. F. Moser, also a teacher in our
graded school, has been offered a profess
orsbip in the large aud flourishing Col
lege, at Conover There is one thing
certain, and that is that the people of
Salisbury must have a school for the
education of the six or eight hundred
white children growing up within her
limits. Should all the teachers leave the
town, and the graded school building
stand idle, two things would follow.
First, those who are able to educate their
children would support private schools,
or send their children away, and second,
those who are not able to pay tnition in
a private school must grow up in igno
rance. It is a lamentable fact the white
people in the county are not so
diligent in the pursuit of knowledge,
through the medium of the school
room, as are the colored people. Tliese
few facts are food for thought for the
powers that be.
XST The uext best thing that the Com
missioners of Salisbury can do in respect
to street improvement, since the people
have refused to make a debt, will be to
begin now to consider the subject in the
light of all the facts attainable as to the
best possible method of proceeding under
the circumstances. Aud whilst we do
not assume to judge for them, we respect
fully suggest that our old methodaare
neither wise nor economical. It does not
pay to hire men to work with picks aud
shovels where it is possible te employ
scrapers aud horse power. It is not eco
nomical to hire men to break stone with
hammers where it is practicable to have
it done by crushers, as at the gold iniuea
in this vicinity. . These aud other details
are fitting subjects of inquiry when it
comes to be considered what can be done
on this important subject with the means
available for the purpose. Aud if we are
correctly informed this is no trifling sum
It ia possible to appropriate from $1,500
to $1,800 a year from the receipts per
anuum, after meeting other necessary ex
penses and paying off part of the town
debt. This ought to be sufficient to ac
complish a valuable, permanent improve
ment every year ; aud if judiciously man
aged will certainly do it ; and if prose
cuted with steadiness, would in a few
yearn accomplish all the good proposed
by a public debt. And this is the method
of proceeding which seems popular at this
particular time ; and oae of the arguments
in support of it is, that it avoids a grind
ing public debt.
We are aware that there are members
in the nevr Board who are practical on
read questions, and who are well aware
of the wastefulness of all merely tempo
rary repairs. But with not less than six
miles of road-ways and nearly double
that of pavements to put in readiness for
winter and keep in order, with clamoring
citizens in every part of the town for a
little work here and a little there, it is
feared that they will uot be able to ac
complish anything in the way of a per
Mrs. Fair has been granted a divorce
from her husband with an allowance o
$4,250,000 and the custody ef the three
youngest children. The oldest son, the
same who tried to shoot his father some
time ago, rem a ins in enstodv of the
T. K. BRL'N'KU, MANAGER.
At the Shuford Gold mine in Catawba
county, everything is working satisfacto-
rily. This is among the best
ties in the State.
Work is progressing fairly at Morris
Mountain, in Montgomery county.
Mr. N. M. Thayer, is taking out some.
good ore on bis place, in the same
Mr. Geo. B. Kestler, who lives ms j
eleven miles southeast of Salisbury has
brought in some fair copper ore taken
ndications seem favorable fer finding
marketable ore at a reasonable depth.
Keen your eyes open-the great Ameri-
nid kurf xi.it mm
at short interrals;fer the purpose ot taking
up everything in the shape of mineral
lands to be had, i.e. with a bond.
not bond your lauds to adventurers.
The IsExnouB Gold Mine. Some
little work has been done on this proper
ty lately, and the vein, three feet wide,
exposed and proved for over 500 feet It
is about one and half miles from Gold
Hill, on the same run of veins, and em-1
bedded in the same formation: some
rich ore was taken from thi. mine befote I
The deepest shaft is 50 feet
Very little work has been done, only a
tunuel driven about 20 feet on the lode,
and most of the backs stoped away.
The deep Randolph shaft at Geld Hill
is clear of water. The forking of the
water from this shaft, 750 deep, with
same 900 feet of drift and open stapes
has been the absorbing work for the past
few months. The necessary preparations
for sinking will be completed in a few
days when they will begin to go down
in whole ground. Hope to have some
more definite news shortly.
Hidden Mink. Prof. Hidden has an
opeu cut 165 feet long and 90 feet wide
28 feet in depth with the original discov
ery abaft in the center. He has struck
many of the deposits of gems iu this cut
and proposes when be gets up his derrick
to put 25 or 30 men at work. At present
not more than 10 men are at work going
down on the bed rock a very tough
gneiss. A tramway 600 feet long re
moves the debris to the waste dump and
the Professor is in good heart that the
mine will pay good dividends now that
the dead work is done. The mine is
stocked at $200,000.00 held in New York
City but not on the market. They have
paid one dividend of 30 per cent.
There is another company working
the same description ot nronertv not
r from Prof. Hidden.
Scotch Irish Waves.
Mt. Vernon, May 12th, 1883.
Mr Editor :
Sidce writing mv last, the health of
this community has remained good. But
likc all other sections, it is uot entirely
exempt from sickness, and we often seel
Dr. J.G. Bamaav, the local physician,
making his daily rounds visiting patients,
Mrs. bibia Uughey, who, tor several
months has beeu suffering with (inntddr
curvature of the spine, started ou lhurs -
day evening for the National Surgical
Institute, Atlauta 6a., to which place she
has goue tor treatment, she was accom
panied by her kinsman, Mr. T. X. Hea-
The farmers here have uot fully recov
ered from the damage done- by the late
ram aud hail storm, lhe plowed and
planted lands we re so much washed, and
oeaieu uowu, mat mucii corn piaiueo
m i or In tliH Btoi-irl tiilcii ti niiina If ri
conseaneutlv the stand is rather Door.
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and in some instances, they have plowed
it up, and planted over again, and iu this
ay they are getting rather a late start.
til., tm i . t-r alkA.4 A 1 . . . . 1 - . . . m . . . . .
.11 i ii is mi ii i ui;, n ueui is iuukiiiu teij
fine, much of it beiuir in heads.
We learn that a petition will be pre-
aented at the next regular meeting of the
Board ot County Commissioners, asking
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ioi inu ui v uic uui ui n iiuuuu ruuu irau
ing from some . point on the Wilksboro
road, near Tims. Niblock's, Thence via.
Baker's mill on 4th creek, to Third Creek
on the W. N. C. R. R. Ifgrauted there
will be a contiuous thoroughfare from
the Wilke8boro road to China Grove, from
which point, there is, we believe, alrea
dy a road lending toThird Creek Station.
It will involve the building of a bridge
at public expense across 4th Creek, be
low Bakers Mill, winch we think would
be just and proper, as it is a great hard
ship upon Mrs. Baker, who is a widow
lady, to keep up the bridge, especially as
the road will not be one of mere local or
sectional advantage, but one of absolute
public necessity as there is now a large
and growing trade at Third Creek station
and much of the produce of this section
passes over una roau, oesiues us oeiug a
tiiurcn anu luiu runu.
By an Act of the last General Assem
bly, the town of Third Creek was char
tered. At the recent election, Dr. S. W.
Eaton was elected Mayor, with J. A. Ly
erly, R. M. Roseboro aud A. D. Moore as
Commissioners, and Rufus Lyerly as
Marshall, aud the place has regularly
aud formally assumed the dignity of a
Town. Taking the depot as a centre, the
village embraces an area ef of a mile
each way, thus making it li miles square
quite a couaiderable place.
The village, as we have before stated,
has four stores, iu which geueral mer
chandise is kept. The proprietors are,
Messrs. J. A. Lyerly, R. M. Roseboro,
Allison Bros., aud R. A. Burroughs.
The village embraces a population of
about 100, including white aud colored.
The two steam cotton gins at the place
uinned about 600 bales, which was all
shipped from that point during the last
season, lhe Allison Bros., have now iu
course of construction, a magnificent
dwelling, and many other signs of im
provement are to be seen.
The place enjoys as good health aa any
community, aud is located iu the very
heart af the most fertile lauds in Rowan .
embracing portions of both Scotch Irish
and Mt. Ulia. Having already a large
aud growing trade, it seems to us to be a
very inviting place for men of capital.
There was, a tew years since, a handle
factory, run by 8. F. Lard which did a
good business, and such an establishment
would do wall again, aa it ia surrounded
by the best timbered land ia the county,
embracing hickory, white oak. etc They
I ati.mlit nnt tin nmrli i nftrv lV nil mKML
. ' ,,,,,,1, iuritm capital, and
we see no rcasou wny me present
re see no reason why the present little
village may not in the near future, aspire
to much lamer proportions than it
now boast of. Respectfully,
W. R. F.
For the Watchman
The Board of '78.
Ma. Editor : Hoping that it ia net an
intrusion upon your columns, I desire to
Rtuf flint, without: an v intent whatever
to reflections on the actions of any
particular Board of Commissioners, which
have heretofore managed tne asalre ol
our town, tne writer et toe article in cue
Ezamer so readily took exceptions, did
not pretend to charge that the Beard
which preceded that of 1878 created any
aeot j aeitner am no uuaertaKe to state
for the figures given were anything else
than definite as te tae real amount of the
debt of the town at that period. But be
was defiuite in stating the fact that the
board af 78 made a batter showing as
to economy in the administration of the
town government than any ether within
writer's knowledge. And, since the
xaminer has found tault in a simple sag
geetion 1 have gone to the records for the
facta aud figurea, aad find that my in
formation, though obtained from person -
al sources, was net far from correct.
10 Vi mmm aew ws fz,7fi.l8, and
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A red net ion of tsiiM from 5l fa ill ot.
U valorem, and from $1.50 to $IM on the
poll, (his board paid all of the above debt
except $1194.34, and bat for the tax re
ductions would likely have paid the town
out of debt. Again, from all that could
be gathered from the sources at hand, the
board of 1878 can not be more blamed for
the bad condition of tome of the roads
leading into town, than its predecessors.
And, furthermore, an erroneous state-
manf ia Diaitu n-lin it ia Jil that tlllB
brt)Ught a heavier debt upou the
town bv the "Morrison suit'1 than before.
The true intent of the writer, however,
was to show that if we could be fortunate
in securing the election of another such
Board, the debt of several thousand dol
lars which is upon the town might soon
be paid off without placing a heavier
burden of taxes on the people.
Hope the Eramtner may make an ex
hibit of bow the machinery of the town
government has been ruu ; for doubtless,
the public wilt properly appreciate what
ever facts may be given relating te its af
The Pope to the Irish Clergy.
Rome, May 15. The Pope in his circu
lax to the Irish bishops says whatever
Pa in el fs object may be his followers bare
often adopted a course opeuly against
the rules of the Pope's letter to Cardinal
McCabe, and instructions sent to the
Bishops which were accepted at their
recent meeting in Dublin. While it is
lawful for the Irish to seek redress for
tbeir grievances and to strive for their
rights, tbey should at the same time seek
(rod's justice and remember the wicked
ness of illegal means in furthering even
a just cause.
It is the duty of the clergy to curb the
excited feelings of the people and to urge
justice and moderation. The clergy are
not permitted to depart from these rules
nd to ioin and nromoto movements iu-
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bvuoiatwB vv i bii buv see vuuvviivuo vv sv
"ovc u,c perumwu, uv
subscriptions to inflame popular passions
are condemned. The clerav must hold
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ments hatred aud diseention, are aroused
or distinguished persons insulted, and
when crimes and murders go unrebnked
aud wheu patriotism is measured by the
amouut subscribed. Therefore the Par-
uell fuud is disapproved aud aocleryman
should recemmeud subscriptions thereto
I or promote it
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The Board of Aldermen Get up a Dieer-
tio a(Mi Trenton Dual Government.
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kaleigh, u., May At tne eiec-
I tiou of aldermen, May Utb,eleveu Demo-
crara and .:x It-nnblicana wit elacted.
The Democrats refused to affiliate with
their party in caucus for selecting nomi
nees for city officers. Amongst the Re
publicans were five men holding places
under the U. S. government. To-night
at a meeting of the board oue of these
was declared ineligible under section
7, article 14 of the State Constitution,
whereupon all the Republicans and three
recalcitrant Democrats left the hall. The
remaining Democrats proceeded te elect
a member to the vacancy and thou do
clared the other tour federal place men
ineligible and elected another alderman
in place of one of them. The Democrat-
ic board then proceeded to elect city of
ficerg The three 1, Democrats
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anu an inenepuoiican aiuermen reassem
bled elsewhere and announced their pur
pose to elect city officers.
Sent to tub astlum at Morgantox.
Special Deputy J. A. Me Lure, loft last
evening for Morganton, having in bis
charge Mrs. Sarah Wilson who is to be
admitted into the Western North Caroli
na Insane Asylum at that place for treat-
t. M rs. Wilson's mind has beeu bad-
nged for a number of months past
is hoped that she will be improved
treatment at the asylum aud will
be eventually returned to Iter husband
aud friends in this city fully restored in
mind. Mrs. Wilson is the first insane
patient seut from Mecklenburg to the
new asylum at Morganton. She ia the
wife of Mr. Sam Wilson, a butcher, of
this city .Journal Observer.
An Iowa chemist recently discovered
an explosive believed to be nineteen times
as powerful as dynamite, but the secret
of its composition was lost at the time of
its discovery, together with the chemist
and most of the glass in town.
CALENDAR OF GASES
Vow Trial at
Monday, 28th day of May, 1883,
His Hok. JUDGE GRAVES, presiding.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,
OV FIKST WEEK,
TRIALS ON STATE DOCKET.
Thursday, 31st May.
5 A H Boyden v George Achenbach.
ItJohnson Clark & Co. r C II Bernheim.
15 C B Hetcbkiss v Ann McNeely a others
16 J J Mott v J A Ramsay.
20 Richmond Pearson ftJK Cloud r AH
Boyden, Ex'r. and others.
28 John F Park r Elizabeth Park.
Friday, June 1st.
80 State ex rel. Alimon Patterson & wife
V J W Wads worth.
81 J N B Johnson A wife v Tobias Eesler,
Jennie Finger and A Parker.
83 J A Christy v W M Neal and others.
85 Edwin Shaver v Comm'rs of town of
87 Tobias Eesler it others rDL Bringle.
40 Simeon Kluttz r Paul HoUhouser.
41 Simeon Kluttz r Henry Peeler.
42 Moses A Fultz v Western N C R R Co.
Saturday, Julie 2d,
44 James M Gray v Andy Sumner & others
45 Mary F Williams and others r Luke
52 Me rone ys & Rodgers v J C Foard
58 S M Sloop v 8 F Lud wick.
54 P J Willis and others vRA Burroughs
ana a a Knox
58 Anthony Gibson v Western N C R R Co
59 Norman Kyle cRN Carter.
Tuesday, June 5th.
51 Jane C Yokely and others v W F Hen
60 James Caddell t AL Hall, adin'r. of
61 Moses Arcby v Julius Ludwick.
62 G J Parks v Leopold Graff and wife.
"3 S A Alexander Virgil Oakley.
64 C M Petrea y J Frank Patterson.
Wednesday, June 6th.
65 James A Gill e Beckett & McDowell.
66 William Hyde v Elvira Hyde.
69 Lawsou Pool v Thomas Ruffty.
70 Isaiah Forney v Western N C R R Co
71 W T Lillv v Chsrles Price, admr. of J
N B Johnson.
72 Noah Peeler and others v Oily C Gra-
73 Alexander Kearns v Tobias Keslcr.
76 Jolly Cole v Western N C R R Co.
77 Isaac Mauney t? J A Ludwick.
1 Clarrissa Julian and others, ex parte.
2 J H Newnan and others, ex parte.
8 John Hughes, admr. r Fleming et al
4 R A Caldwell v J V st F Symons.
6 E Mauney & Son v Joseph Marshall.
7 Moses L Holmes r R A Caldwell and
8 Joseph Dobsou v S McD Tate.
9 E H Marsh v T J Meroney.
11 Tobias Kesler v J W Mauney, admr o
I b Linker.
12 M L Holmes r W L Kestler & wife and
18-W A Poston t' John Rose.
14 Commissioners of Guilford co. v W B
March and others.
17 J P Hannah, admr v R & D R R Co.
18 -Potter & Hoffman v N C G A Co.
19 R A Caldwell admr-- WNCRRCo.
21 T J & P P Meroney r M L Bean.
22 Columbia Bovden e N A Bovden and
24 J N B Johnson's admr. v Tobias Kesler
25 Lewis V Brown v Wms Brown.
26 Isaac W Jones r Henry McCoy.
27 Margaret Keifrick v Tobias Kesler.
28 M L Holmes v R A Caldwell, M W Jar-
vis, ex'r and others. ,
29 W J Best v W P Clyde.
33 R R Crawford & Co r Geiser Manf. Co.
34 A H Boyden TM Kearns.
36 Mary C Earnhardt r J F A Earnhardt.
38 Edwin Shaver and H A Lcmly, admrs.
LH Clement and others.
89 M A Bencini v Com'rs Rowan ceunty. ?
43 Tobias Kesler v Margaret Keifinch.
46 Michael Goodman and others r M W
Goodman and others.
47 A J Owens, admr e R & D R R Co.
48 It A Dobbin and others, ex parte.
49 I homas Niblock and another r IT A
50 Ephraim Mauney, ex'r. r M L Holmes
admr. of B Craie. ,
55 J A Clodfelter v J H Verble.
57 C T Bernhardt & others r R & D R RCo
58 G A Bingham & another r R U R R co
67 Thomas J Meroney v 31 A Kliffmiller
and F A Young.
68 -Mary Ann Dobbin r Caleb Barger and
74 J R McCorkle, admr. e J L Sloan and
S A Sloan.
75 J R McCorkle, admr. t JL Sloan and
S A Sloan.
n -the call of the Calendar any case
not reached and disposed of on the appoint
ed dny, will be called on next day in prece
dence of cases set for that day.
Witnesses will not be required to attend
until the day appointed for the case in
which they are subpoenaed.
Non-jury cases will be heard according
to tho convenience of the Court.
J. M. HORAH, C. S. C.
Tatlorsville, May 11th, 18t?3.
Our County election came off yester
day on the proposition to ratify a couuty
subftcription of $22,000 to the proposed
railroad. Our usual vote is about 1,000,
but the vote yesterday nearly reached
the full registered vote of the county.
We suppose when the returns are iu, ' it
will be about 1,200 for and about 10 to 20
against. Taylorsville township, 248 for
aud none against, and several other town
ships the same. Mp
In Scotch Irish township, April 5th, by
Rev. R. W. Boyd, Mr. Henry L.. Fleming
of Iredell co., and Miaa Martha, daughter
of Mr. Silaa P niter.
In this count v. May 11th, 1883, Mr. John
Peeler, aged 83 yeaj, 4 months and 2a j
At his residence in this county. May 12th,
from inflaiuation of the brain, Mr. Law son
J. Peeler, aged 35 years and 7 montha. The
deceased levvesa wife and four children. A
good man is gone-full of honor-, and whose
end was perfect peace.
'AaU-ep in Jesna, blessed sleep.
JOHN WILKES, P.,
7B . A ft
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REVOLVING ROASTING FURNACES,
CONVEYORS AND E LEVATORS,
HOI8TING ENGINES, BELT AND FRICTION ROISTERS,
WIRE ROPE, RETORTS, BULLION inn INGOT MOULDS, AC., C.
Estimates furnished and prices quoted
Agkd at F. ia htekx .-There is in Schuy
ler county, Mo., a young-old man, who,
without appareut cause, living plaiuly oa
farm, baa in eighteen years passed
through the physical changes of four
score. At the age of six be had all tne
development of strength and muscle usu
ally found iu a lad of fifteen. At twelve
his beard was grown and gray hairs ap
peared. Now, at eighteen, he is as de
crepit as any old man of eighty, and seems
tottering on the verge of the grave. Col
ony Free Press. -
Here is a pleasant story illustrating the
civilisation of Massachusetts : A certain
"philosopher," in his declining years,
feeling the needs of a wife's care, chose
from among his lady acquaintances a
rather bright woman of considerable pro
perty and offered himself to her. The
lady was presumably surprised ; at any
rate she refused him decidedly. He, how
ever, persisted so vigorously in his wooing
that in desperation she told him that if
he wonld "cease to press bin suit she
would give him $1,000." lie took it.
St. Louis Republican : Twenty years
ago the Manchester road, a tine, broad
turnpike leading from the city of St.
Louis a distance of nearly thirty miles
through St. Louis county, was inhabited
on both sides almost exclusively by
American farmers whose homes were the
abodes of a liberal hospitality. Perhar
there was too much hospitality in them ;
perhaps this accounts for the chauge that
has taken place. At any rate, nearly
all the farms on this noble road have
passed out of the bauds of Americans
iuto the brands of Germans, and it is now
a German highway from oue end to the
Our grocers should get Rex Magnus,
the newly discovered preparation for pre
serving food. Prof. Humiston claims
that it will keep milk sweet for a month,
beef six weeks, oysters the entire sum
mer, fish for more than a month. The
use of ice is dispensed w ith, at a trifling
cost, for all kinds of preservation of
food. News Observer.
Senator Fair is very much shocked at
the publicity giveu bis family affairs,
and rather than add to scandal, prefers
to bear an odium he avers is not merited.
Bv refusing to sneak harshly of his wife
and dragging their privacy into court, he
has discounted much of the prejudice
against him. Whatever be may-be, that
at least is a manly act. Veir Obserzcr
Corrected weekly by" J. M. Knox & Co.
Salisbury, May 17, 1883.
CHICKENS 25 to 30
COTTON Oi to 10i
FLOUR 2.10 to 2.26
HAY baled, 80
WHEAT 80 to 90
Salisbury Tobacco Market.
CORRECTED WEEKLY BY JXO. SHEPPAKD.
Lugs, common to med. 3.50 to 4.50
Lugs, med. to good, 4.50 to 5.50
Lus. 20od to fine, 5.00 to 9.00
Lugs, fine to fancj'.
Leaf, common to med.
Leaf, med. to goed.
Leaf, good to tine,
Wrappers, com. te med.
Wrappers, med. to good
Wrappers, eood to fine,
9.50 to 13.50
4.50 to 6.00
6.00 to 9.00
9.00 to 14.00
10.00 to 12 60
12.50 to 15.00
15 50 to 87.50
37.50 to 62.50
Wrapcr, fancy, none offered.
The breaks continue light owing to dry
ingwinds. Look for heavy breaks as soon
as the weather turns warmer and far
mers can handle their tobacco with
out breaking it to pieces. There has been
some advance in all grades thU week.
Quotations arc changed whenever
there is any advance or decline in the
markes. Our manufacturers require
over one million pounds of leaf tnlmcco
which they desire to purchase on this
market and will pay the highest mar
ket prices for all manufacturing stock.
Wrapper, cutters, smokers are in demand
CORRECTED WEEKLT BV CAXKONS KKTZ1-.K.
CoNCORDr-M.lV id, 1883.
Bacon. Hog round, 12f
Butter 20 to 2"
Chickens, 18 to 20
Eggs, 8 to 10
Cotton, 8 to 10 45
Corn, 50 to 55
Flour, 15 to 2.24
Feathers. 40 lo 50
Fodder, per lOOlb., 75 to 85
Hay, SO to 00
Meal, 52 to CO
Oats, 35 to 40
Wheat, 95 to 100
Wool, 25 to 35
CHARLOTTE, V. C.
Mining Machinery a Specialty
We invite the investigation of Mine owners and
Mill Men seeking MACHINERY.
We can furnish on board at our Works, er set up
at the mines anywhere ia the southern gold region , oa
on application. 25:6m
CHEAPER flan EM!
We have received eur new Spring and
Summer Goods. Our stock is Large aad
Complete, consisting ef
HATS AND STRAW HOODS
Boots & Shoes,
Drugs and Medicines,
TIT ft W ft W
H 0 W tf W MMfm
everything kept in a First Class Store
all of which we offer aa CHEAP as the
cheapest for Cash, Good Produce, or First
Class Chattel Mortgage. If you would
SAVE MONEY, do not buy until you
examine our stock.
We keep constantly on hand THE VERY
BEST BRANDS of COTTON and TOBAC
CO Fertilizers. $W We have a special
preparation for Tobacco that wo warrant
to give entire satisfaction. Don't fall to
Last but not least, is the large brick
Tobacco Warehouse in rear of our Store,
conducted by Messrs. Gray 4k Boll, whore
you can get the highest prices for your
tobacco, snd good accommodations for
man and beast. Give them a call.
No. 1. Murphy's Granite Bow.
J. S. McCUBBINS , Sr.
Salisbury, N. C, April, 1888.
To Mine Onenjifl
The undersigned are prepared to
ot OoUL stiver. Lead. Cooper, and m
limited quantities, te be delivered at
way station, according to market i
payments. Contracts entered Into for one to
years. Kick akds Powfr Company,
London ana nwaasea. .
All letters should be addressed to
Oosaet, Tbomasvllle, Davidson C0..5 JC sole
for the United States. to-.iypd
Real Estate !
IN pursuance ef an order or decree of
the Superior Court of Rowan County, the
undersigned commissioner, appointed by
the Court, will sell at public sale, at tho
Court House in Salisbury, on Monday ths
28th day of May 1883, tho following de
scribed real estate to wit :
"A tract of twenty five acres of load ia
Providence Township adjoining the lands
of Mese Brown, Jane Brown, aad the Lot
belonging to Brown's School House," being
a part of the Mose Brown t ract , on v bjph
there is supposed to he valuable Gold
Mine. Terms, one third sash, aad the re
mainder on a credit of nix months with
interest from date of sale, at 8 par coat.
JOHN M. HORAH.
28:6w. f Commissioner.
AH persons having claims against the es
tate of Daniel Comber, dee'd, are hereby
notified that they must present them to too
undersigned on or before the ftd day of
March, 1884, or this notice will be plead ia
bar of their recovery. All persons indebted
to the same are requested to make imiaedj,.
ate payment. .Ino. C. Cobkjhkb, ,
C. W. CoKRIBER. ?Elt
Blackmer & Henderson, At'ys for the est at
ilohur. in nn-
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