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Salisbury, N. Co Wednesday, February 14, Iqos.
Wm, H. Stewart, Editor.
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CONCORD AND CABARRUS COUNTY.
To Rebuild the Yorke furniture Factory.
; A Blind Tigor Captured.
Concord Times Feb. 9in.
Thifteen'persons jwere sentenced
to the chain gang by the court
last week. Ten of them are al
ready serviue their sentence. The
other three havejeiwdys in which I
to decide whether or not Ihey will
T. , T fLL iJ. nu i j.
Nick J.CShemlfeof Charlotte,
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has bought-the SossamaSt Springs
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in No. lOTtownship, andUl take
charee of it atdnce.4He will
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later improvej the pro)erty - and
open it tor guestlbutf for the pres
ent will ouly put-up1 the water to
-be shipped. tJ .
. Mrs. BeulahSHinn died last
Monday night at' her home on
Buffalo street. She was the wife
of Mr, Shinn, o the firm of
Hopkins & Shinn, and a half sis
ter of Mr, Will Jerome. She leaves
an infant two Weeks old, and two
other children. Th body was in-
terred at Bethel graveyard m No.
The carpenters, are now busy at
work putting in shape the store
room next to Ritchie Hardware
Co., to be occupied by the Ivey I
Hall Taylor was badly cut " in
the face Monday night. He says
he was walking on Depot street,
and when front of Rev. G. H.
Comelison's two men held him up
and demanded his money. When
he refused to give it up, he says,
they cut him. Taylor came up
street and had his wounds attend
ed by Dr. Smoot and Pemberton.
He is badly cut. There seems to
be more or less mystery about the
There was a general fight Wed
nesday nisht among the colored
males and females at a home on
Depot street just below the old
Coleman store. . The wholo neigh
borhood was disturbed. The ne
groes had a dance, which broke
ud in a row, of course. Lon Smith
was badly cut up by his wife
negro named Moss hit Lou Bost
on the head with a stone, and
pretty badly hurt him.
rrot. J. Jfi. Martin, tne in
structor in pugilism, who runs a
joint in the old Coleman store ; on
Depot street, is now bording with
Jailer Robinson, It has been sus
pected for some time that he has
been selling wnisKey nere, ana a
true bill was found against him
in two cases. He was arrested on
a capias by Sheriff Harris last
Tuesday night, who fixed his bond
at $300. This Martin has not
been able to give, and is still in
jail. It seems to be pretty well
established that this is a very pro
nounced case of blind tiger.
The death of Dr. Charles Barn
hardt, briefly announced in our
last issue, was an event which cast
gloom over a
His death occurred at his home in
Mt. Pleasant Tuesday morning at
8 o'clock after an illness of only a
few days of pneumonia. Dr. Barn
hardt was sick for several days
before he took his bed, and on
the day beforehe was confined he
attended a patient s bedside all
day when hiB own temperature
was 105. This circumstance shows
the man he was unselfish always
and to the end.
At tne recent meeting oi tne
Yorke Furniture Co. held to con
fer about rebuilding the plant,
the following resolution was unan-
imously adopted : Resolved, That
the directors do issue additional
stock to the amount of $15,000.00,
the subscriber to have the option
of taking common stock at 50
cents on the dollar or preferred
stock at par value of $100 per
THE ODD FELLOW ENTERTAINMENT.
A Large md Enthusiastic Gathering. Well
Attended and Much Enjoyed.
The Odd Fellows of Salisbury
and adjoining communities were
royally, entertained by Cordon
Lodire. No. 168. I. 0. 0. F., and
assisted by the Daughters of Re
bekah, m their hall last Friday
night. A splendid f programme
was arranged and nicely carried
out. The arrangement of the
yuw A . .,n
programme and the success of the
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Catherine was largely due to the
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enorts oi jonn a. nowaru, ouo ui
the most enthusiastic Odd Fellows
in the city, but without the work
of the Rebekahs success would
have been doubtful. The meeting
was opened with stirring music by
the Chesthut Hill Band, which
also made music often and well
during the evening. P. S. Carl-
ron, Esq., made a lofty and elo
quent address of welcome, and
various subjects of interest to the
Order were ably discussed by Revs.
Wt H Rich and Lt A Blackweld
er ana Jonn Lt. Kenaieman, isq.
Short talks were also made by
Samuel R. Harrison and W. M.
Barker, both Odd Fellowslor more
than half a century. A supper
consisting of oysters, fruits, cakes,
etc, W8S spread in the armory ad-
joining ana servea oy tne laaies,
to which all were invited. After
supper and just before closing Rev.
J. H. J. Farrington, in a few beau
tiful and appropriate remarks,
presented to Mrs. G. O. Kluttz, a
member of the Rebekahs, with a
handsome emblem-ring, she hav
ing won same by bringing in more
new members than any one else
during a specified time, This
meeting was one of the best at-
tended most enjoyed and of more
benefit to the Order than any sim
ilar meeting that has been held in
Salisbury for years. Visitors
from many adioining cities were
Mrs. Bulloch Awarded $7,250.
Because of the death of H. Bui
loch, an engineer on the Southern,
last August, by a run-away engine
crashing into his on a side track
between Salisbury and Spencer,
Mrs. Augusta Bulloch, wife of the
deceased, has just been paid the
sum of $7,250 as damages. This
case was never taken to court, but
a compromise was affected by Mrs.
Bulloch's attorneys with the offi
cials of the Southern.
share, the dividend on the latter
being 8 per cent, per annum from
date of isaue. Subscription to
common stock to be paid in five
monthly installments, beginning
March 1, next, and preferred
stock being bayable July 1, next,
or sooner, if desired. W, M.
Smith is the attorney for the cor
poration, the matter of securing
the necessary additional stock has
bean rlaced in his hands. He has
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of . the $15,000 preferred stock
needed, and there will be no diffi
culty in placing the remaining
$4,000. It is proposed to begin
the work of rebuilding at once,
and it is expected that the plant
will again be in full operation by
l July l.
Balmton's Sea Wall
makes life now as safe in that city
as on the higher uplands. E. W.
y-oodioe, wno resides on uutton
St., in Waco. Tex., needs no sea
wall for safety. He writes: "I
have used Dr. King's New Dicov-
ery for Consumption the past five
years and it keeps me well and
sate, iieiore tnat time l naa a
cough for years had been growing
worse. Now it's gone." Cures
chronic Coughs, La Grippe, Croup,
Whooping Cough and , prevents
Pneumonia, Pleasant to take.
Every bottle guaranted at All
Druggists. Price 50o and $1.00.
Trial bottle free.
DUNN'S MOUNTAIN NEWS ITEMS.
Bartlette Makes "a Suggestion and Allows
Some Ideas to Escape.
Dunn's Mountain, Feb. 5. At
last the weather has moderated,
the heavy sleet-ice gone and a
good portion of the peach trees
are scattered over the ground.
Guess there will be more than
likely a short crop of peaches
through this section.
Luther Miller and sister, Pearl,
visited their grandfather and yours
truly . We all enjoyed their visit.
There seems to be some confu
sion at and around Mulertown.
Uncle Josh has come into our
ranks to supply us with the news
and Betsy has revived again. We
are glad to hear from both, but it
seems that if Betsy would write
fromRitchfield she would be giving
her section a place in our paper
(The Watchman). We would
suggest as a compromise that
Betsy- report the Richfield news
and Uncle Josh the Millertown.
We know Bro. Josh and believe
he will do. justice to himself as
well as the Watchman. Send
'em along Josh.
It seems strange that Bro. -L
and yours truly should be the tar
get of so much ridicule and sport
making. We can't help that we ar;
not a Rockefeller or a Vanaerbilt
and can have our breakfast at uanjfrreat success, and anv one who
exact hour and ha
HArved to onr finesfc&tfm'a: si
waiter by an ebolby servant,
can we help itif wr have to s
on the floor while puguests haVe
to suffer in a box over night in
stead of a fine bedstead with,
downy pillows anci fine lamb.s.
woWfimk. However we are
always ready and willing to divide
our best boxes (beds) 'and our
scant grub (breakfast) with our
ever welcome and congenial guests.
Verily our lot is a hard one. How
ever we are content to accept what
this world has in store for us and
not do much kicking our selves.
What about it Bro. Lee.
Miss Mollie Kesler has gone on
a visit to her sister Mrs. . Pierce
Jno. Leonard killed a porker
which weighed near. 200,000 lbs.
Well some of the naughts don't
mean lbs but the above is as near
as we could guess its weight, as it
was a very heavy hog. j
Miss Esther Cauble has been un
able to attend school for a few
days past on account ot a very
We guess the ground hog knows
his business, anyway, according to
the old saying, he has decided to
take up his abode for another six
As news is scarce and gossip too
we think for this time this will
The County Board of Education
held a meeting last week. The
union of the school in district No.
z witn anotner public scnooi in
Mt. Ulla township, was discussed.
The patrons of these schools ask
that an election may be held to
vote a special tax to raise means
for putting up a modern school
building costing $1000. The
board will pay $500 toward this.
It is expected the election will' be
held next spring.
Send for it.
There are many thingR in the
catalogue of the Weaver Pianos
that are worth knowing before you
purchase a piano of any make.
This catalogue will be sentfre9 on
application. Ask for it.
Weaver Organ & Piano Co.,
Manufacturers, York, Pa,
Subscribe for the Carolina $1.00.
HAPPENINGS ABOUT EOLD KNOB.
The Measles Seem to Ire Doing a Big Busl-1
ness in That Neighborhood.
Gold Knob, Feb. 10.
4 We have more ice than Carter
had oats. However there was no
damage done at this time.
There was a spelling bee at Bar-
ger'e school house Thursday night
February 1st. Carr C. Barger and
Marcus Lyerly were the contest
ants and the score stood 8G to 48 1
in favor of the former.
A few of our boys got interested
in bridge building and in less time
that it takes to tell it, we had
M 1 2- km Jka nAVnoe Ttntslt I
uuut a guuu u&
oecona cr .t .
Five of P. M. Phillip's children
are confined to their home with
measles. The little son of John
A. Lyerly also has the measles.
Luther Barger is at home taking
care of the measles.
tllvid B. Phillips retnrued home
from Trinity Park school last
Week. ' -
Jnd: C. .Trexler, who has been
cleiking for B;, j. W. Redfearn, of
alisbury, is spending a few days
-mother at this place.
m. J. Proct6r has received his
Lfiftrfinntiicon ftnd aranhoohone out-
fa and wiu stan. out on the road
1L 8hoor the dublic. It is a
g?SSf f&eyer visited such a show it will be
M curiosity indeed.
Thomas Phillips, of Newton, N.
is visiting his brother-in-law,
f. C. Barger, this week.
Moses Kluttz, of this place, has
iicbepted a position with the Rowan
Granite Co., at Granite Quarry,
, J. M. Proctor has returned from
Philanelphia and other northern
cities, where he has been , looking
after mining interests.
With best wishes to the Carolina
Short Items from Lyerly.
Lverlv. Feb. 5. The Poole and
Lyerly telephone line is just about
repairea at tnis writing, iney
have been working eight or more
nanas ior tne past wee.
The orchards were damaged
considerably by the recent sleet-
The county chain gang put in a
very acod week's work last week,
Several of the 'gang are now sick
ltor at G. A. Boger's, we don't
know what itm$ns, probably it
will out later on.
Geo. M. E. Lyerly has finished
his studies at Lenoir College, and
returned home last week. Glad
to see him back in our midst.
There was the largest congrega-1
tion at Union church last Sunday
that has been there for a long time
to hear our pastor Rev. Bodie.
The church was filled to its full
G. M. Barringer, who has'been
on the sick list tor some time, is
I remain with best wishes andj
success to the Watchman.
The End of The World .
of . troubles that robbed E.. H.
Wolfe, of Bear Grove, la., of all
usefulness, came when he began
Electric Bitters. He writes: 'Two
years ago Kidney trouble caused
me great suffering which I' would
never have survived had I not
ctd mrS S itj
Sure cure for all Stomach, Liver
and Kidney complaints, Blood
diseases, Headache, Dizziness and
Weakness or bodily decline. Price
50c. Guaranteed by all druggists,
STATE COUNCIL J. 0. U. A. M.. TUESDAY
One of the Largest Secret Orders in the
State to Meet Here.
The State Council of the Junior
Order United American Mechanics
will begin its annual sessions here
next Tuesday, February Oth.
There wilJ be a lar8e number of
delegates here and an interring
session will be held.
Among the more important
items to come up for considera
tion will be the one concerning
the location of an orphanaee to
be under the control of the Order
in this State. The Salisbury coun
cils have had a committee out
looking af$er this matter for some
t- d . . . . consid.
has secured a number of pledges
of assistance, among which is y
tract of land as a site. This, and
$2,000 in cash, is generously of
fered by the Salisbury Realty and
Guaranty Co., through its presi
dent, J. M. Maupin, and it is sit
uated on the new Mocksville road,
near the residence of ,M, L. Jack
son . it any one snould desire to do
anything to help secure this or-
phanage for Salisbury and Rowan
county he can do so by sending in
his offer at once to E. C. Gregory,
Esq., chairman of the committee,
Salisbury, N. C.
Eugene H. Bean, as noted some
time ago, has been preparing to
practice law. Last week Mr. Bean
passed a successful examination
before the Supreme court ana was
granted license. Mr. Bean is well
fitted for his profession and will
no doubt succeed.
Hiss Mary Ramsay, of this city,
has been appointed one of the
sponsors for North Carolina Con
federate Veterans at the next re
union to be held in New Orleans in
April. This is quite a oompli
ment to Miss Ramsay.
George Foster, who lives in the
suburbs of the North Ward, was
badly beaten up by some parties
at Spencer last Wednesday night.
Mie refused to say who his assail
The Pythians of Salisbury are
making ; arrangements to have a
erand time here on Saturday
night. There are two lodges of
Pythians here, both in splendid
J. Qv Holton, solicitor of this
district for several years under
fusion rule, died at his home in
Yadkmville, Yadkin county, last
I Friday. Pneumonia was the cause
The council of Juniors, at Cleve
land, which had gone down some
time ago, was re-organized last
Mrs.. 0. L. Stewart left this
morning for Augusta, Ga.. where
she will visit her daughter: Mrs.
F. M. Hood.
Spencer has a new mercantile
firm which will be knowns the
opencer auppiy uo, it is an in
corporated concern andBegan bus
iness last week. The corporators
of the firm aire : J. R7 and J. C.
Pennington, W. W. Tate and J. P.
Crowell. They have a capital of
$10,000 and have bought out the
business of Pennington & Tate
and will continue business at the
Walter Miirphy, Esq., has made
a can aua nopes to organize an
University Alumni Association
nere to-nignt. lhe meeting is to
be held in the city hall.
Brick Yard for Sale.
8fn or lease part or full
interest in brick yard situated on
Yadkin R. R,, 1 miles from city
limits. Apply to W. D, Watson,
or C. A. Montgomery. fit.--.
818 FIRE AT BILTifORE.
A Barn and Sereral Other Buildings Belong
ing to L. A. ulller Destrojeo,
Last W ednesday evening the
barn, grainery, gear-house and an
outhouse, the property of L, Adol
phus Miber, who lives at Bill-
more, near Rockwell, with : most
of . their contents, were deatoved
by fire. Thesa buildings were full
of roughness, wheat, corn, cotton
seed, farming machinery, wagons
and stock, but the latter throa
items were saved by considerable
exertion. Mr. Miller's smoke
house caught several times, but
by the assistance of his neighbors
and friends it and his dwelling
were saved. Mr. Miller had about
$80 worth of insurance and his
loss amounted to $400 or $500.
The origin of the fire is not known .
We understand Mr. Miller is mak
ing arrangements to rebuild.
We , are having plenty of measles
around here now.
Henry Trexler and wife visited
H. W, Barnhardt Saturday night
J. D. Trexler and David Hon
barrier visited B. C. Trexler Su
A, R. Beck has moyed in h
new house near Crescent statio
Guy, Trexler has moved to Gra
Mrs. J. A'. Brown visited H. W.
Barnhardt Sunday 'evening.
J. D. Brown is putting up a
house for Daniel Frick at Granite
Well, Bro. Lee, I havn't heard
from your little chicken rooster
yet. Let's hear from you. -
D. V. J. Peeler Robbed.
About 2 o'clock Thursday morn
ing, D. V. J. Peeler, who came to
Salisbury seversl years ago from
Gold Hill, was awakened to find
a man standing in the door of his
bed-room. The intruder held a
lighted match in one hand and a
large pistol in the other. He was
of medium build and hid hifl faftA
by means of a mask and his hat.
Mr. JPeeler admits thatf he was
somewhat p frightened, gave a yell
and suddenly arose, but the thief
made his escape at a back win
dow, through which he entered.
Mr. Peeler found that a rear room
had been thoroughly ransacked
and that $26 had been taken out
of his pocket. Mr. Peeler re
ported the occurrence to the po
lice and was assurred the burgla
rious gentleman had left and that
it would hardly be worth while to
think, aont the matter any fur
ther. John H. Curd was quite severely
injured Friday evening. Mr. Curd
is now firing on the Southern be;
tween Spencer and Greensville.
He had gotten out of the cab and
on the engine when a sign board,
near the new Steele bridge, struck
and knocked him off the engine.
He was considerably bruised and
has been confined , to his room
The Southern is putting down a
new track from the main line at
Henderson's crossing to the Main
The bell, recently placed in the
tower of Organ Church, is about
1 feet in circumference and 4
feet in diameter. It is said that
it can be heard at Granite Quarry,
a distance of severr miles.
His Stood the Test 25 Years
The old, original Grove's Taste
less Chill Tonic. You know what
you are taking. It is iron and qui
nine in a tasteless form. No cure,
j no pay. cue.
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