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Salisbury, N. C, Wednesday, April 4, 1906
Wm, H. Stewart, Editor.
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IMMIGRANTS FOR THE SOUTH.
Ths Right of the South to Insist Upon Hit
lag None Saie the Best. ; -
Robert De CWard In the
rradesmaa ,' July
;0.i the one hand, congested
slam districts iu all the large
northern cities, with a population
largely-of toreign birtti or paren
tkge- and a growing conviction of
the impossibility - even wjth un
limited resources of men or
money-j of permanently raising
the standards of living of this
slum population as long a it is
crowded together, and as long, at
the stream of newer immigrants
pourB in, On the other hand,
vast areas in our western and
southern states where the farmers,
the cotton growers and the mine
owners are asking for labor.
Is it any wonder that the weary
charity workers of these northern
cities are saying that if that their
foreign born slum population
could be distributed over,! the
southern and the western states,
many of the difficulties which are
now met with in educating and
assimilating these aliens could be
disposed of? Is it surprising that
the farmers and cotton growers
and mine owners should on the
twhole look forward to this new
movement of population into
their own districts as likely to
solve for them the great problem
of lack of labor? And does it
strike any one as strange that our
railroads and the foreign steam
ship companies should favor such
a scheme of distribution, which
clearly means more business for
The people of the south at pres
ent hold the key to Jhe Jmmigrar
tion problem. If they say : " We
want anybody we canget to work
for us; if we cannot have an
honest, strong, intelligent, skilled
laborer we will take of low
vitality, poor physique, mentally
deficient, unused to out-door
work j dishonest," then the char
ity workers of our northern cities,
and our jrailroad companies, will
send all sorts of aliens who are
generally regarded as "undesira
ble" into the southern states.
If, on the other hand, the peo
ple of the south clearly recognize
the fact that our present immigra
tion laws make it possible for
thousands of aliens to land here
"every year who are not likely to
benafit but an injury; who are
weak and sickly ; who have come
because they were inveigled into
buying a passage ticket by a steam
ship agent, or were given the
ticket by a charitable society, in
order that they might become a
charge .upon the United States
rather than the home country; if
the poople of the south regard the
welfare of their own country in
stead of considering only their
own financial gain, then they will
insist on having none but honest,
industrious, . healthy and fit im
migrants, ' bucn aliens there are
in abundance in the large cities,
who would be far better off in the
country. rnese are tne ones
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whom the ; south wants, Dis
honest, shiftless, sickly and unfit
immigrants there are also in
abundance in our large northern
cities. These the south does not
want. Neither do the northern
cities want them. Yet they con
tinue to pour in on us because
congress has not properly dammed
the flood. To send out from Jihe
large cities of the" country dis
tricts,. simply because charitable
agencies think they can thus re
hove themselves of an unpleasant
burden , is much like throwing
one's weeds over one's neighbor's
fence into his garden. . -
(To be Continued.)
Subscribe' for the Carolina $1.00,
STATESVlfl.E AND IREDELL GOUMTY.
A Postoffice Robber Caught. The Glass
Statrvllle Landmark, Jfarcli 27th
" Mrs. Ida Owens, wife' of John
Owens, was found dead in bed
Sunday morning at hr home in
Barrinser township. Mrs. Owens
- wag ft aufferer
and had been in bad health for
some time. She was about 80
years cf age. .
Jesse Henderson, an orphan boy
13 years old, was arrested at Olin
Thursday by Deputy Sheriff Hal
Gill, charged with having robbed
the Olin postoffice several weeks
ago of $18 in cash and other valu
ables. At a hearing before J. A.
Stikeleather, Esq., the boy
acknowledged robbing the post
office andjhe was sent to jail here
to await trial at the next term of
theUnited States court. No bond
was fixed. "
The O. W. Slaine Glass Comp
any, of States ville, was chartered
Thursday. The authorized capital
is $50,000 with $20,000 paid in.
The incorporators are O. W. Slaine,
of Pittsburg, Pa., E, M. Purdy. D.
A. Miller and others, of States
ville. Several sites- are in view
for the building but none has been
definitely decided on.
Thursday morning at the sana
torium the leg of John T. Murdock,
which was so severely injured at
Steele's foundry some weeks ago,
was amputated. Mr. MuraocK
stood the operation well and it is
hough t by Jlis physicians that he
will recover. -
-The fire in Statesville Tuesday
of last week, originated in Jg. L.
destroyed it and three -other
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umiuiuiiB auiuiuiUK mho caqu-
j. ii w 1UBB uy mo win laugo uo-
tween $30,000 and f 85,000 and the
insurance seems to be $15,0o0 or
$16,000. The heaviest losses were :
Mrs. M. L. Gunn, S. L. Leary,
The Lazenby-Montgomery Hard
ware Co., W. P. McLain, M. L.
Gunn. Capt. P. 0. Carlton, Louis
Clark, Mills & Poston and Dr. J.
f. Mott. During the progress of
the fire aid was asked from Salis
bury, and although our fire fiigh-
ters made unusual haste in ans
wering the call, they did not ar
rived until the fire was about
under control, the good people of
Statesyille, however, appreciated
our efforts fione the less and speak
in mgn terms oi tne aiisrr
ooys.Most oi tne ouiiamgs win oe
renuut ana tne nrms aiscommoa-
ed are locating elsewhere and will
Unci Uoney for the Jamestown Exposition.
The House committee on arts
and expositions today authorized
a favorable report on the bill car
rying the following appropriations
for the Jamestown Exposition :
$250,000 direct appropriations,
$400,000 for government pier,
$250,000 for government building,
$50,000 for officers' rendezvous,
$100,000 for enlisted men, $100,000
for transportation of soldiers and
arms, $100,000 to the negro de
velopment company which will
hold an exposition- in connection
With the event. The committee
also considered an appropriation of
$25,000 at Jamestown Island,
$5,000 for enclosing grounds and
$10,000 to continue excavations
there , in search of antiquities.
Washington Dispatch, 23d.
A Badly Boned Girl
or boy, man or woman, is quickly
out of pain if Buckien's Arnica
Salve is applied promptly. G. J.
W olen. pi Tekunsna, xaicn. , says
'I u8e it in my family for cuts,
sores and all skih injuries, and
find it perfect." . Quickest Pile
cure known. Best healing salve
madi SI5c at all drCrg stores.
CONCORD AND CABARRUS COUNTY.
Governor Glenn to Speak on Sunday,
Concord TlmesvMarch 30th.
Joe Johnson, an old and re
spected colored citizen of Con
cord, died yesterday morqing.
He was stricken with paralysis
Tuesday morning while at his
work at W. S. Bingham's.
H. M. Isenhour, of Gold - Hill,"
was in Concord last week. Mr.
Isenhour says he cured himself in
five days of a cancerous growth on
his mouth, which had been trou
bling him a good deal.
The Missionary Institute for
for Salisbury district convened in
Central Church here last night
with a sermon by Rev. J. E. Gay,
of Spencer, Quite a number of
visitors arrived yesterday and last
night, and more are expected to
day. . .
Senator Simmons as chairman
of the State Democratic Execu
Committee, has issued a call for
meeting of the committee at
Kaleigh April 4. This looks like
things political are beginning to
We are glad to note that the
condition of Marshal Poter is
somewhat improved. Dr. Stokes,
of Salisbury, came down Tuesday
to see him, and thinks he has a
fighting chance for his life. The
many friends of ih'm excellent
young man hope that he may re
cover. James M. Carter, a well known
and much respected citizen of
No. 11 township, died Friday
night March 23rd at the home of
his son-in-law, Julius Yate, at the
Bala mill. Mr. Carter had been
sick sinco January, and was 77
.y. ,v 3 n j r
" uy ui agy.
Governor Robert B. Glenn will
be in Concord on Sunday, April 8
as the guest of Hon. W. R. Odell,
and will make two addresses on
that day. In the morning at 11
o'olock he will speak at the Forest
Hill Methodist church on Sun day
School work, and in the evening
at 8 o'clock he will . deliver an
address on temperance at the Cen
tral graded school building.
Senator Overman's Bill With Referance to
the Cotton Trade in the Orient.
Senator Overman held a confer-
ence ith th SecrGfcarv of the De
partmenfc of Commerce and Labor
today, the result of which is of im-
tance tQ thQ Soutneru States
generally. A final agreement was
reached respecting Senator Over
man's bill designed to extend the
cotton trade in the Orient. Under
the revised bill it is proposed to
appoint a commission of five ex
ports, whose labors to extend the
cotton trade will be under the di
rect supervision of the depart
ment. Some of these commission
ers or agents will make trips abroad
and a display of cotton goods, de
signed for export, will be made in
all cotton manufacturing centers
in Southern and New England
States, while agencies are to be
established where information will
be given as to trade conditions
and tne kind of goods being pur
chased in the various markets of
the world. It is thought the sub
committee to which this was re-
feired will agree to this substitute
and that it will be reported favor
ably at an early date. The con
sular agents will also be directed
to work in harmony with those
who are to be assigned to this
work. Washington Dispatch, 23.
Has Stood the Test 25 Years
The old, original Grove's Taste-
less uniu ionic, ioukuow wnat
you are taking. It is iron and qui
nine in a tasteless form. No cure,
no pay 4 50c.
LEXINGTON AND DAVIDSON COUNTY.
Some ShoTt Interesting Items From Our
Lexington Dispateh, March 28th.
Dr. J. M. Flippin, ofSalisbury,
brmerly of Thomasville, spent
Sunday in the city He was called
in consultation with Dr. J. W.
Peacock for W. C. Harris' child
who is quite sick.
The R7. Everhart Son & Co.,
wholesale grocers, will, on April
1st, open a branch hous. in
Thomasvillo.in tha Wyche Build
ing. Homer Everhart, of Arnold,
will take charge of this new en-
It is ordered bythe Board of
Aldermen of Thomasville that an
election be held on the 2nd day
of May for the purpose of voting
"For Subscription" or "Against
Subscript! -.n" to $75,000"stock in
the Carolina, Glen Anna and Pee
Dee Railway and Development Co.
Steam shovels, dinkey engines
and dump cars have been going
down the road the last few dayi to
Swearing Creek, two miles below
town, where the - double tracking
force has begun operations. Lane
Brothers have the contract for the
double tracking along here,, and
Stuart and Jones have sublet part
of it. - .
Mrs, Nannie Langhorn Shaw,
whose approaching marriage to
the Multi Millionaire Astor is
causing such an event in the 400
society, is a near relative of Esq.
J. R. Keen, of Thomasville. Mrs.
Shaw's mother was a Miss Nannie
Keen, of Danville, Va. Hon.
Claude Swanson, the newly elect
ed governor of Virginia, is also a
cotisin of Esquire Keen.
Still another manufacturing in
dustry' for Lexington is now an
assured fact. This new concern
will manufacture desks for the
foreign and domestic trade and
will have a capital of $40,000.
The work of organizing the com-
pauy will be completed in a few
days and just as soon as the fac
tory buildings can be erected, and
the machinery installed, the plant
will be started up.
A. D. Kinney, a Confederate
soldier and a well known farmer,
nad quite a dangerous experience
recently and luckily escaped with
his life. He was crossing Flat
Swamp creek bridge when some
timbers gave way and precipated
horses, wagon and driver into the
creek 15 feet below, where the
water is about four feet deep. Mr.
Kinney was thrown clear of the
wagon and timbers and so escaped
unhurt, although completely sub
merged. Some people went
quickly to Mr. Kinney's assistance
and the team was gotten out
without much damage. It seems
nothiug short of a miracle that
the driver and horses were not
Communion at Salem.
There will be communion ser
vices held at Salem church next
Sunday. Services on Easter M6n
dav at Salem. Rev. V. Y. Boozer
will address the congregation at
11 o'clock. An Easter egg hunt
in the afternoon. . All come.
weaver Pianos i Washington.
The Briggs PianoOo., of What
com, Washington, after receiving
a carload of Weaver organs and
Weaver pianos, writes: "We are
especially pleased with the Weaver
pianos, and we feel that we can
successfully v compete with any
piano on the market."
If interested in a piano ' of the
finest quality ask for a catalogue
of the Weaver piano.
Weaver Organ & Piano Co.,
Manufacturers, York, Pa.
Sold only by GLW, Frix, Salis
bury, N. C. ?
ROLL fit HONOR.
A List of Those Who Hafe Subscribed to
Below we give a list of-those
who have called-and subscribed or
renewed their subsription to the
Watchman since our last issue.
This list includes only those who
pay. They are as follows :
J. Lewis Rendleman, Pete
Heilfg, L. T. Troutman, W. C.
Fraley, S. Y. Goodman, Jesse
Safritj D. T. Lingle, W. T. Line-
barrier, James E. Dry, D. C.
rexler, Luther Mesimcre, P. A,
Peeler, T. R. Lingle, J. W. Jones,
Mrs, C: A. Coley. A. W. Earn-,
hardt, Rbbt. S, Ward, G. A,
yerly, F. JL. Agner, F. L, Kluttz
. C. Eller, A. L. Lyerly, T. L.
obi, J. W. Pool, Gc. H. M. Trout-
man, Liutner,,. larger, Unas. A.
Deal, D. L. Kluttz, M, W. Kluttz,'
Mrs. M. L. Lingle, Mrs. L. W.
Lingle, M. A. Kluttz, J. D. Trex-
er, Mrs. A. M. Beck. Jacob E.
Kluttz, Jnp. C. Trexler, David L.
yerly, A. Luther Miller, Nathan
Brown, C. L, Frick, L. D. H.
Brown, Thos. Dean, M. A. Waller,
R. F. Pool, G. W. Smith, J. M.
Yostj C. C, Basinger, J. F. Gar
wood, C, L. Kluttz, T. D. Link;
A. B. Petrea, Geo. B.x Keller, C.
. Johnson, W.. L. Cauule, Thos.
J. Lyerly, L. W. Beck, David S.
Brown, William Verble, F. A.
Earnhardt, W, A. Albright, Long
Miller, C. H. Waller, James F.
Barger, J. L. Litake", Mrs. Judie
Litakerr C. A. Long, Miss Minnie
Bpger, J. W. Coppley, Mrs. N. S.
Wise, M. A. Cauble, J. M. Trex-
er, Mrs. Hettie B, Earnhardt,
Miss Etta Mitchel, W. G. Basin-
ger, w. Li. jsauttz, i&. ijee wrignt,
I.Hollobaugh, D. L. Rusher, S.
M. Yost, W. B. Stirewalt, L, A.
Boger, Wm, M. X. Fesperman, W.
M..A. Troutman, Adam Wensil,
L. A. Wensil, M, Luther Lyerly,
W. T. Howell, M. A. J. Rose man,
Geo. IV. Hill, C. H. Sheppard, J.
. Hill, M. L. Agner, Z.F A.
Kluttz, Maxwell Holshouser, J W
Basinger, W. R. Shipton, Geo. M.
Shuping, Jas. H. Ramsay, Curb
Ritchie, J . H. Horah, J. C. Cough-
enour, Ambrose Casper, and David
We r would be pleased to have
your name for our next issue. Get
in the push right now.
The Cabolina Watchman,
Mr, Editor. I have noticed a
mistake in the Verble correspon
dence which I wish to correct, if
you will permit me space in your
At the close of school at
Gheen's, they challenged the
Springfield team for a game of
ball, which was accepted and a
very nice game had. It wenk on
very slow until the seventh inning
which was due to Springfield,
Night closed the game which
there was no use to finish for the
score stood 8 to 28 in favor of
Springfield. The Garrett boye
formecLthe battery and the Shoafs
i,i on p..
were the support of two innings.
Fred Garrett, from the Hannah's
place, about six miles from Salis
bury, who stood in the box and
shut the boys out for several in
pnings. The tfheen boys were very
badly disappointed. They had
all the visiting support that they
could get, from including old
players from Franklin and from
Hall's school house.
Written by a
Pleas Carter and William Gar-
wood, notn colored, trusties on
the Rowan chain gang, made their
escape' Friday night. Chairman
Bernhardt offers a reward of $5
each for their re-capture .
ALBEMARLE AND STANLY COUNTY.
Fife Wrecks on the Yadkin In i Week.
Stanly Enterprise, March 8th. v
Five wrecks on the Yadkin Rail
road last week was the record.
Verily, the Poutnbound from Win
ston would be a welcome adjunct
just now. '
. Stewards of the Methodist church
contemplate moving the parsonage
so as to front Third street, next
door to the new residence being
erected by W. Henry Snuggs.
J. T. Cole and others are inter
esting themselves, in . getting a
weaving mill in northwest Albe
marle. A site will be donated,
and Mr. Coltrane of Concord, is ex
pected to become interested in the
G. M. MoNider, of the Agricul
tural Department at Raleigh, is in
Albemarle. He drove out to Plyler
yesterday to visit eome o the
farms of that vicinity. Mr. Mo
Nider is making a perliminary in
vestigation of the soil, with a view
of locating a soil survey in this
section, - N
I One of the county's well known
citizens' passed away on the 15th
instant, in the person of John Q,
Lambert, who lived near Misaion.
He ha'd been sick Beveral weeks'
with lagrippe and "paralysis. He
was 65 years of age,nd leaves a
widow and eight grown children
to mourn his loss.
As evidence of the immence bus
iness being done by MorrowJBro. &
Heath Company, they received
last week twenty solid car loads of
hardware, fertilizers,? dry .goods,
etc. . Fourteen of these were
brought down by one train, add
all werd due for delivery at that
time. This is also evidence of a
great "and growing business being
done in Albemarle.
Will the Southbound Railroad
be built? We don't knOw; but
the advance guard, so to speak,
was down last week in the person
of chief engineer, Captian Cornell.
He was croincr over thfl line in
lgather neoesS8ry He Bayg
that contracts for portions of the
work will be let out this week,
and a corps of draughtsmen and
specialists have been drawing
specifications, Capt. Cornell
seems convinced that the railroad
will be built, and appearances
just now may be said to be exceed
ingly favorable to that end.
Restitution and Vindication.
What a sigh of relief went up
from many gratifying patriots
when "Judge" Hamilton publicly
told the New York legislature
that he would .not tell where
some' of that $1,354,000 life insur
ance yellow dog fund instrusted
to him for "law and legislative
expenses" went to. A similar
sigh would relieve the hardened
heart of Babcock. chairman of the
nnWwi ' rw.
I r w 0
mittee, and the younger and less
hardened heart of Cortelyouhe
chairman of the republican nation
al committee, if he could be sure
that no invesigating committee
would want to know, "where did it
come from': and what "did you do
with it?" Even the strenuous oc
cupant of the White House, whose
campaign was financed with these
tainted contributions, would rest
easier if he could see his way to
wash his hands of the whole
wretched business. .The President
owes it to his good name to order
restitution to be made to the
fund sacred to widows and
orphans, and he certainly owes an
apology to 'Judge -Parker for : vir
tually telling him, he-wagweir:
exaggerating when he charged the"
now admitted 'fact, of these taint
ed contributions. ;
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