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ilSTORY FROM UAIME.
Mow Eitreaa Cold Waatbsr Caesed 1 man
j It certainly dos gt cold tip in
Maine now aud then, and as the
wind oc ftuonalty blowi at the
rate uf forty miles an. hour when
the tnercnry k between thirty and
forty degrees Heiow zero, it seeme
colder than it is. A right smart
snap always brings out a batch of
Pierce says that up in the
r logging "camp it stayed
cold' so long last week that a small
trout pond near the ji-b frr.zu solid
And the men were able to chr p out
all the fish the camp needed
Some of the trout dag into th
mud to ;save themseir but this
also- frZ4. So intensely vcc Id
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were the fish thatrthey copied thf
pail of, scalding water with' ut
Wheri "Long Jim" Weston
came in the other day with his
whiskers off and his hair still
down to bis schoulders. folks
thought it quer until he 'Xp!ain
edl Jim said that a few ; ight
ago he drove against a head wind
to gefr a doctor, and that it wa
this trip which cost him his lux
uriant beard. " It was about f srt y
below zro, but he th ught little
of this,1 as his fur coat and whig
kers kspt him warm. He
joggingalong at a fair rate whsv
he began to get amazingly thirsty
This was because he. ate salt
mackerel for supper.
Finally he could stand it, no
longer,! and, coming to a br ok.
he' got i at of hi? sleigh, bent vnr
and took a long drink. Then ht
got back into the sleigh ai d
drove along. It was not-many
minutes before his whiskers flr
stiff, and putting his hand to
his face, he found they had dip
ped into the brook and fro
zen solid. This didn't bother
because he knew he could
out.- He would if,
while hitching his horse the doc
tor's dog hadn't startled th aiii
mial. The horse ran. Bill fel;
f jrwnrd on his face and thn brit
tle whiskers broke ff ch se to hh
chin. ! A few spears on 'the side
w0re saved, but he had to cut
tfipm off to match the rest of hie
face Ashland, Me,, correspond
ence New York World.
SPEAKS FOR SMOOTH
Seiiitor Kncr Spiifti in Belalf ottbs
; p: :" y IMtn.; From:iUtah.gs
Washington Feb. 14. Senator
Kuox addressed the Senate in op
positioo to the; resolution "that
3 moot is not entitled to his seat
as United Senator from Utah."
He said he should not be ex
pelled for believing in' Mormon-ism.;-
that in this; country religi
ous belief is not ffensive or a de
fens". He said :
4 The Constitution undertakes
to prescribe no moral or mental
qualifications, as it does prescribe
the Senate by a majority vote
shall judge of their existence in
nuch case,, whether the question
is raised before or after the Sena
tor hns taken his seat. That as
-o all matters affecting a man's
mortal or mental fitness,' the
states are to be the judges in the
firat instance, subjecVhowever to
the power of the Senate tore
verse1 their judgment by a two
U irds vote."
Dr. Calicell tD Lem,
prifulmt Xi OilcliJBintends
to leaire shortly iot -CharTestowc
West Ta.v where aeiunorm
partnership with Ur.rrim-
s;f that place. rtfpalJpBll.
expects to engage-in geral hos
pital andjprivate wprltJThcSal
isbury friet ds of DrfeDftldweil
wish him na full measurejof suc
cess and prosperity vt jis jnew
field. . : : im ;;-
The festive ppwu&' auer
marsupial with prehensiletalil
but last week he T was in a new role
and : was caught stealing a pig'
from K. Kendall's sow in Shely
The sow had a dozen pigs, "but the
number, one by one, diminishe
every night mysteriously. Que
morning Mr. Kendall, who lfved
in the main part of Shelby,, foun;
one-pig partly -devoured ,??bbt; he
could not at JBrst solve the myp
tery - One morning one pig wss
in the stable apart from its-moth-
er, then he searched diijgentiw
aud " round, under a logm tbf
table, the thief, a big 'posnum,
which had devoured nine pigs.'
The ."possum waa killed and ha
had 'possum and taters. Ruther
fordton Sun. ' !
.... : ( i i..- i I jif i. i!tii .'it
o mre- or naroor my, aaugoper,
Prudy, aged Dout 14, - weighs
about 100 1 be, jet black and ban a
large head. JultA-Ann ITttLt-y:-
Hi Bittird HIS Pit.
Dr. Shearer, of Dav i d s o n,
Mr ho it a close observer and has
iravfled good deal; especially in
hm South and Southwest, told
the other,day this incident that
ought to interest North Caroliur
iaus es one of the peculiarities of
in Tar H el inhabitant. " While
e was connected with the South
western Presbyterian University,
thi-r came to thfr institution a
you? g roan, who engaged board at
his table. For some reason the
young fellow, who had recently
come from Texas, wotili not let
it be known, and kept everybody
wonderiug aud j?ue;MDg. After
discussion and gieest g had about
run its course, Dr S.iearer spoke
up aid said: 'l cap tell you
what tste you came from, yom
are from Nurth Carolina, for I
have nver seen any bodv butter
pie like you do, except N rtb
Carolinians.'1 The boy confessed
that hn was a Tar Heel. Dr.
bhrarer added that this character
istic '8 especially' true of this
section of the State. Special to
One 0 Hie Results
of liberaUy nslngr our fertili
zers, is to pay off a mortgage
on the old farm Bead the fol
lowing from. Messrs. Wherry
& Son, owners of the Magnolia
"We made $900 from one acre
fertilizers were used. Eight
years ago we bought this place
at $20 per acre. It was then
considered to have been worn
out twenty years-before, bat
by. liberally using- .
under peas and velvet beans,
we can now erow almost any
thing, and awe been offered
, $35U per acre for the place. We
experimented with a great
' manv brands of frrtili
but find the highest per-cent.
cheaper.' Now doa'tyou think
. Virginia-Carolina Fertilizers
,would enable you to pay off a '
mortgage If you had one?
w en, aont use any other.
Virginia-Carolina Chemical Co.
Durham. N. C.
Charleston, 8, C.
. Memphis, Tenn.
I: G AfJD PnOHPT SERVICE. U
FRESH DRUGS, A CGUfl ATE C0r,l POU iD
The Chestnut Hill Drug store is the place to have your pre- Ifc
scriptions filled for the followirit: good reasons : i;
W e handle none but Dure fresh drues.
f . vrv-'r.'.,. w
We have a prescription ist,ojF 22 years experience wh aecu
rately and promptly ccmpounds all prescriptions sent us.
Our service cannot be -equalled for promptness and general
satisfacts u. . '
iir : i; t :
n patent medicines, etc. -:r.
We have uit installed, a handsome soda fountain and will
7 disp -nse all kinds of soft drinks made from pure fruit sirups.
Your patronage is reepectlnlly solicited. '
CHESTNUT HILL DRUG CO.,
C. M. HIGGINS, Druggistv T. A, DENNISS, Mgr.
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Orders Filled Same
Day as Received. : "
Orderly Mail. . Quick
.. ' and Satisfactory Service
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WASHINGTON, D. C ;
SPECIAL SALE OF RUGS.
We offeFa lot of Spe tially Priced Rngs in patterns which
have ben dropped bv th maker and twhichcarmot be dupli
cated. 1 hy wr- purchased t a pricf concession, which en
ables ua to ffr th- m at about
20 per cent less than regular prices.
Now Wre. . - ' - - Now. Were.
xi2ft. PreiclLBriltoi! $i oo 60 oo ioexi8.eft. Bmssells Eisi $22 50 $29.50
9x12ft. Angu-Indian 50 DO 60 00 8JBxl0.6tti Brussels Rugs 10.00 15 00
9x12ft Wilton rugs .. 32 5ib 40.00 3x6fL Wilton Rugs.... 6.00' 8.00
9xl2r't; Arlington J-ugs . 80 00 , 40 00 3x94t. Smyrna Rugs. . . .7 7.00 11 60
flxl2n. Serebend rngs. . 2500, S0tK 3 12ft. Smyrna Rugs.. 8 00 12 00
Pxl2ft. Bodj Bn sseis... 22 &i 30 00 3s 12a Wfrton Rugs. . .1000 H&.W
9x12ft SmyrnaRug...'2a0d 27-0 27x54in Bath Rngs. . . 1:25 2.00
9x12ft. Rtussh18 Rogs... 15 00 17 50 -30x60nath "Rugs.; . . 1.50 2.50
9x12ft. Kashmir Rugs.. 10 00 12 50 27x34io. COttOB WfltOS BU2S. 1 25 1.75
Also a small lot of rlngt:h..!u?, in attractive patterns, siae 3xft.
$6.50 each Value $8 00
Special Safe of Portieres, couch covers. Uphols
tery Fabric Box couches, etc.
At Very Special Prices.
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The peasonableiiess of the merchandise offered, the high
qualities, and the very exceptional .values appeal forcefully to
those needing anything in these Hues for preset or future use;
Included are the remainder of the
season's best colorings ard designs,
in one to foiir pairs of a kind, offer
ed at th following special prices :
$6.50 pr. Ware 17.00 to 10
$8.00 pr. Wer- $9 00 to $ 1 1
$10.0&flna fl2.00. vVre$1200to$1650
Rope PoTtires, in red and green
ad mixed effects.
$3.50 each. Were $4 50
. We are offering a lot of Woodwnrd
& Loth op Hand-Made Box Conch
es, made from short pieces of wtll
seasoned wood, "fitted with best
steel tempered springs and covered
Extra Heavy Tapestry Conch
Covers, in rich oriental effects ; full
length and width. '
$3.75 each. Were $5 00.
Tapestry and Red Couch Covers t
with plaif and fringed edges.
$5.00 eacL Values, $6 00 and $7 50.
Importers Samples Art
- Fabrics. j
50 24 inch Squares, consisting of
with short lengths of are denim : an Tapt stries. Reps, etc.; suitable for
excellent asportmr-nt ot desigrs. covering chair seats, cushions etc.
$1 1.50 each. Value $13.50 25c. each. Value 50c.
Willow Furniture. 75 24 inch Squares, consisting of
'.Attention is called to anew line the better grades of furniture cover-
vrr:i im t'., . . logs.
rockers, easy chairs, reclining
chairs, tables, etc., especially ;tr
sirable for the boudoir.
Values, $1.C0 and $1.25.
75 pieces Tapestries Damasks and
Valours, in lengths ranging from
We r ffer as a special value a well- 1 h2 to 31-3; yards specially suit
made ard comfortable Arm Ohair, aDle for large. chairs, 3 piece .parlor
finished m natural clor. suites etc '
Special Price? $6.00 each 1.3 to 1-2 Off Regular Prices.
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it i nuw vry Main iuab
radieai and wild-ve1 and wild
idead nieiiia the Legislature vare
in the mi o' rity. There are men
there whose dispos ti'n aud de
terminatioi. is to juuin on and
karass various interests in the
State, and they have ben play
ing to the galleries and pandering
tp what thf-y supposed was popu
lar sentiment. Ttie maiority,
however, are safe aud sane men,
whose deiro is to do justice to
everybody and every interest con
cerned. We learn that nne , f the
radical sort- threatened a few days
ago to resign and return to bi
hoxne because seme of his extreme
measures were balked .by his tii'ii
conservative colleagues. Concord
Eloping 6iil Freezes Feet.
Mary Zughwert, a sixtppn year
Uiy Appoint Negri t8 Qffici In OSio.
The determination of the Presi
dent to appoint a negro surveyor
of customs at Cincinnati to suc
ceed Amor Smith, Jr., , arouses
amused interest among Southern
Democrats in Congress. It is un
derstood that the President will
nominate Ralph Tiler, of Colum
bus, for the place. In this way
he will work revenge on Senator
Foraker, who has so faithfully es
p msed the cause of the blacks in
connection with the Brownsville
afT ur. Foraker has been looking
for a candidate but has no idea
-f reemmeuding a negro, despite
the fact that the normal 50,000
Republican majority in Ohio re
presents the total ot the colored
vote cast in that State. It is in
teresting to hear the comments
o: N rthern Republicans with re
gard to this appointment. They
av the President is trying to
force a carpet bag negro on the
people of Ohio. They talk uuder
their breath, for they know it will
never do to defeat the confirmation
Are Things that may be of
Probably a Gift of this Kind would
be more Appreciated. At any rate
be sure to come in and look over the
old girl ' eloped here ytnrday of a - negro appointed to a $5,C0O
With ; Smnl TTr.rh .rrori libon the recommendation of
I . m . v ft .
mnffHrincr fmm fri,7Mn Ut n.,o Booker Wasnington. 'Boutnern
foot,! and possibly both will have nators in discussing the matter
to be amputated to save her life. iaid. if tQe Brownsville agitation
The girl's feet were frozen while resulted, in nothing more, U will
on a Northern Pacific train durifig accomplish good if it induces tmf
a tie up due to a snow storm, resident to extena tne appomt
The couple aroused the susDicions m80 of &egro officeholders to the
of the trainmen, who had them North. Washington dispatch.
j arrested. Koodh and the girl
Mammoth Stock of Furniture, Car
O pets, Rugs, Household and Office
Furnishings, 0 Chinaware,
Lamps, Toilet Sets,
etc, carried by me.
We have a large and varied Assortment in Quali
ties and Prices. You are cordially invited
to give me a call. Very respectfully,
Intil Bareh 1st I
FOR CASH ONLY, 1
West Inniss Street.
were to have been married tody,
but the ceremony "will be delayed
j-tmtil after the operation Koodh
say theTailroad company will be
prosecuted for the injurv to his I gin
i nance and for false imprisonment,
j Tacoma, Wash., dispatch.
Skin Dlseaseeof 20 Years' StandlDgCEred.
I want you to know how much
Chamberlain's Salve has done for
me. It has cured my face of a
disease of almost twenty
years'; standing. I have been
treated by several as smart physi-
oiti i s va have in thi ennrttrv
Boarders Wanttd! 1 aiid they did roe no g00a, but two
The Salisbury House, 120 South 1 boxes of this salve has curd me
I Long Street: is prepared to ac- I Mrs. Faunie Griffon, Troy, Ala:
vivxuiuvuaw t J n ' V CJ as. V- U Ul 'rl ittlli O OSIYO -IB 1U1 Bait?
Rooms ni3e1y furmehed, ta b 1 e by James JPlummer Salisbtiry,
! well suppled and prices reasona- and Spencer Pharmacy Spu
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DDrjrJER LATE AGAIW,
Children late for school, husband late for work.
Everything twisted. All because the Clock wenti
- Don't tinker with it. Bring it to our Clock Hosv
pitaL We will diagnose its case in short order.
Adjust il a little here and there Clean it up spick
and spanand away it goes again, endowed with new
life and vigor.
The cost? Oh! not very much. .
Notning near as mucji as a new clock-j Nothing
near as much as the confusion caused by aa Uncer
Give us a trial with your work.
GORPArJ & GREEK,
. LEADING JEWELERS AMD 0PTICIAT1S,
Salisbury Spencery RarEon, fl. C.
no trading of old vehicles,
one of the largest and best
selected stocks of fine and
medium grade vehicles
ever seen in Salisbury, at
PRICES that will move them.
We make this offer for the
reason that we must move
some of our goods immedi-
ately to secure storage room.
Remember that you have a
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115 E, Council Street
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