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The net providing for a legaliz.
edi primary for -Rowan coanty,
has been ratified by' the legisla
ture and is now a law. . '
Announcement lias ! been - tnade
of the engagement of Miss Nina
Wheeler and Thoi. J. Gold, both
of ;H igh Jm n t.:-' Mips W hef?lerba8
been a f requent Visitor to iSaliiV
bury anrf is wjl-'tn'own'heris :
Mrs, D. McUmber, of Palmers
Ville, is at the sad itoriam here for
Dr..R M. Eames, who has been
suffering with a severe attack of
is able to be out.
Thefuueral of the., late" Miss
Miuuie Woolen was held Friday
morning at the home of her. sis
ter, Mrs. John Hege, 519 North
street. The remains -'were
to Wioston for interment.
Hay den CLment, Esq., clerk of
the House Judiciary Committee,
came down from Raleigh ; aud
spent Sunday at home Mr. Ci&Hi
ent had several cases in court
which needed his attention.
There has been a slight change
in the mail service cn the Yadkin
road, which may result in some
improvement of the same. The
mail clerk now goes down to Nor
wood on the morning iu stead of
the evening train.
The funeral of the late Thomas
Graham, who died lat Thursday
afternoon, was held Friday at the
Franklin Presbyterian church,
four miles from tho city. Th
deceased received a stroke of pa
ralysis about a year ago and never
JL W. .Harry, of the Belk-Harry
Co.'s store, lett last night for
New York, where he will meet
with the several buyers connected
with the Belk-Harry stores for
the pnrpocs of purchasing their
priLg and summer stocks.
('if ' .
j There are only email particles
of the snow which fell on Feb
ruary 4th still visible.
MrsL John A. Murphy has an
ad, in this issue calling attention
of the' ladies to the bargains she
is offering in the tnillintry line.
Mis. Robert Beard, who was
eriously burned las Monday,
while assisting in the family wash-
' T owss catching art,
e friends of Albert Klinicen:
def were g;reatly; shocked Sunday
corning" to learn "of his death,
Vhich occurred at the home of
M rs. W. H. Neave. The deceas- died Ust night from tha ejects of
a arose in his visual health, ao rwJut J . ter.umar"
fftr Ajrnrtw 'a s i. it Mg she was Miss Carrie Arthurs,
WM w uj . p uuct iy aicerwara be uastonia.
ws heard breathing heavilv and
was found in the bath room in the MS Visit WlOfiQM.
water Dr; McKenzie was hasti
ly sum moned'and he worked with
the stricken man for sometime,
it was of no avail and the and
came about 9 o'clock, death re
rulting from apoplexy. Friends
oL the deceased at Statsvill-,
were notified and Ned Freuch
came down on the morning train
and took charge of the remains.
A Bborfr funeral service was held
at the house andthe remains
were shipped to Statesvi lie Sunday-night.
The deceased was as
sistant manager of the G. W.
Frix Company. He was about
41 years of, age and unmarried.
Local Woodmen are looking
for a visit from SoTereign Com
mander Root and Sovereign Clerk
Juo, T, Yates, both of Omaha,
Neb. These gentlemen are ex
pected in the course of a couple
weeks, when they will meet with
the Woodmen of this and Adja
cent peighborhood. Mr. Root is
the founder of this order.
Okin DIseaso DacIIU
Ulllod Dy VVintorgpeen
Liquid Penetrates to tki Roots ot Distress
. ins Allraests and 6iTes Quick Cvre.
01' of wintergrreen that ilmpla liquid so
well known to Trylrujlt In the lai.d ia
last eomlur to be urouerlr annreefatflil. It's
.111. Ia. K.. W-A. . . V. ' .3 1 n 1 I I
r i . . 1 tv ivi mm wvu AUVWU n 1 hire UltSUlVBt-fJ
iui.'iig aiB resiaeuce in iQll City proiesuon, Dut only pa recent years has It
T tr' ' j 3 rf I been found that a proper mixture, combined
iui.,auugouuou uiuv uiUY warm -wiTnoinerooimnara-nts, acts instantly In
r j , , , . . a 1 cases of skin diseases, stoppizur lmmsdi-
tnends who siocerely mourn his tiy that awfai itch.
Till Wait i Bridge.
1 .. ! :
At !a r iit mating of the Mer-
.1ehallt!i, As ocaticn Theo, Buer-
ibanm presented a resolution that
the county c-'OimispioLers be ask-
a to om id stei oiidge across
jthe South Yadkin river South
River, about 9 miles from , Salis
bury.' Mr. Butraum cited in
stances of several places which
had added much to their commei
cial importance . by the 1 uiiding
of bridges and roads. The idea
seemed to take well and create a
favorable impression. The mat
ter willibs presented to the county
icemmissioners f r their consider
Asks tor Severance of Pastcnl Relations.
Rev. John H. Grey, pastor of
the First Presbyterian church o
this city, has asked his church to
co-operate with him in bringing
about a dissolution of the rela
tions betweeu himself and the
Concord Presbytery. is under
stood that there will be a congre
gational meeting held next Sun
day for Hie purpose of taking acfcT
ion on tha matter. Mr. Grey has
been away from Salisbury for
several mjiithx endeavoring to re
cover his health, and while his
condition shows some improve
ment he does r.ot feel that he will
be able to resume his work soon.
It will be a matter of -sincere re
gret to the congregation, and to
the many outside friends f Mr.
Grey, that he nas felt compelled
to take this action. Mr. Grey is
not ouly an ideal pastor, tut. is
ne of those christian ministers
who poshes in a marked degiee
the faculty of reaching and im
pressing others. While quiet and
unobtrusive, he is a man of strong
influence for good in the commu
nity, and few people have come
in contact with him personally
who did not feel that they were
opnefiud. Mr. Gray's place will
be hard to fill, for there are few
the m-dicai proic salon with f ? rm diseases
the skill of the doctor has been ent to get
ting to the roots of the disease. It has been
found t at vii of wtutergreen, properly pre
i aredwith othr ntcessAry Ingredients, while
itself not aflfeetingtn the least the delicate
texture of the heaUhy skin, (rets to he base
of -it, attacks ttie germs lodge d there and de
Oce of the doctors to whom great credit Is
doe in developing this dlscoTe:y is Dr. Ue
c.tur D Dennis, who. by combining oil of
wint rgreen in proper propor ions with st
eiai other remedial agents, devised a refresh
ing wash that did away with greasy ointments
and old-fashioned sterna h remedies. The
medical mrn were prevailed upon to give the
general public the benefit of this lotion in
he shape of "D D. D. Preseilptlon," now put
upb a Chicago hou -e, the compat y which
makes the famous t, D. D skin soup
few drops si op that awful iteh, and con-
psoriasis, silt rheam, ringworm, dandruff!
ana ail otner dist ressing diseases of the skin
vet a bottle of D D D Prescrl tion today, and
stop that itch AT ONCk T W Grimes DruK
An BU Stilt Basket. : 'I Death at Cbbi Groie.
V . Cook a good f riand of the
Watchhan's, who lives fix milee
from Salisbury on the Wilkeetboro
road, was in the city Saturday
and showed us an old time dough
basket, one that he had made to
a p resident f of
ChirJaJ Grpre,' waa f oundnhii
room dead jast Friday miorningV
Therewere yaribus eurmes as tf
tha cause of death and there were
j some intimations that the man
u: i i j - i
Tho haJrfit war vrv clnalv nrnvnn I
and was made 'of rye straw and
white ok""eplits. Mr. Cook says
he mad a great many in his
young days and found ready sale
for them. The baskets wereauite
velopments, ; however, satisfied
the officials that death had re
sulted from natural causes.- Th
deceased was a bricklayer and had
recently boen at work in '"'Sails'--
substantial and were used to holdibnry. Hh is said to have left
thtr dough while cooking in, the i here for Chii-a Gfove on the 8th
old time Q)atch ovens which were
so popular 50 years ago.
in8t. He had been dead several
days when his body was found;
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'THE BEST FOB
Ml List His CcfflR.
a gentleman from the Granite
Quarry neighborhood was in the
bflalerlast'Saturdayud gave Tub
W itchman an aeccui t of a iomev
whalt peculiar incident. An old
begroj named Ueo. Waehington
Lowe died last Wed ieday. On
Thursday Irvin Lingle, who Urea
near (Crescent, came to town after
a coma for the dead man. xie se
cured one, loaded it on hia wagon
and started h6me. W hen near
Granite Quarry the bin i 'gate of
hinwaffoh fell out and later th
coffin jolted out and fell in the
road. Mr. Lingle drove on. half
a mile or ao before he missed his
load, and then went back to find
it. Another man driving a wagon
was following along the-road at
some distance behind Mr. Linjrle,
and seeing the coffin laying in (he
road, and knowing who it was in
teLded for, be put it on his wagon
and took it with him until he m?t
Mr Lingle on hia return trip, and
then he turned it over to him. It
is not often that a man ; loses a
c- ma wnii ariving aioug puu
Tfce inebriate Assiciitiu.
The Inebriate Relief Association
held a meeting Sunday afternoon
at the Fi'st Methodist church and
a permanent organization was ef
fected. A. L. Smoot waa elected
president, and G. W. Wright sec
retary. A committee was ap
pointed to solicit subscriptions,
of which R. Lee Wrieht was made
chairman, each ward of the city
to have two representatives on the
committee as follows: North
Ward, Dr. John Whitehead and
C B. Jordan, South Ward, Jaa
Pluwmer and R. L. Shaver, West
Ward, A. L gmoot and W. F.
Snider. East Ward, R. Lee
Wright and one other who is to be
selected. The officers and chair
man, with Dr. John Whitehead,
constitute the advisory boards
A. L Smoot, W. F, Snider, G.
W. Wright, Pr. Whitehead and
R. Le Wrieht will compose "the
examiiiintr board, and will inyes-
tigute each case before aenfling
any one away for the pure cf tb
.drink or morphine habit. - Eight
new membera were added to the
list. The members will pay $1.00
per mouth dues, beginiug with
All winter goods must go at some priqe. We prefer sacrificing to carrying
over, so we will make the price at COST and less for above date on Shoes, Cloth
ing, Underwear and all winter goods, Catch. step and march to the tune ot LOW
PKICES at Belk-Harry Co's.
- FoBidDsii. ,
Asheboro, N. C, Feb. 17;-
Sheri ff Rush, a resident of thu
city, waa found dead today lean
ing against a tree on hia farm
aeven mrlea west of town. N He 4 Q
waa'about 78 yera old, had aerved f T
two terms aa.sherifl cf the county A
4r.d was the father of Wiley Kusli
who at t he time of hia death was
the eolicitor of North Carolina
f or h9 Xtftth, Judicial diitncl. j
One lot of Men's Sample Under
shirts. This is a big bargain worth
1.00, 1.25, and 1.50, Sale Price 5Qc
25c Underwear for 19c
All Men's and Ladies' 25c Under
wear at this Sale at ...... 19c
50c Underwear for 35c
A lot of Men's & Boy's Sample
Undershirts, are a little soiled.
O-SaleFrice .. JDC
All of our m w 3.98 Suits to go
for... ... 198
Men's 4 48 and 4 98 Suits to go
at. . 3.98
7.50 and 8 00 Suits to go at 5.98
Suits of fine wearing fabric, con-
jgervative style, d-ubie or single
breasttd, wrth 10 U0, Sale Price
Suits in all the swell est modes,
Michael Stern's well-known make,
.worth 12 50. Sale Piice! . 9.75
Michael -Stern Suits in all the
newest single or double-breasted
models well tailored, worth 15.00.
Pale Price . . . . . : 11.35
Youth's Suits worth 2.48 and 3.48
age 13 to 19 years for . . . . . 1.48
BoyV Suits only. . . . . . . . . . . 35c
One lot of Boy's Suits a little stock
worn, sizes 6 to 15 years, were 75e,
Sale Priee . . . . 3 5 C
Boys' Suits that sold for 98e, some
1.25 Sale Priee 6Se
Boy's Suits that sold for 1 25 and 1.48.
Sale Price, 98c
All Boy's 2.00 Suits -148
300 "... .3.18
Understand all Winter Suits, Over
coats and Trousers must go. They have
been marked at eost and less. Come in
tomorrow if you can, or at your earli
est opportunity, as bargains like these
will soon find new owners.
Boy's 2.50 Overcoats, 8 to 14 years-
: Men's 3.98 Overeoats all sizes 3 48
Men's 5.00 44 u " 3.48
Men's 10.00 " -1 " 7 35
en?o Odd Pants
Men's 1.25 Pants for ....
Men's 1.50 Pants for. : .
Men's 2.00 Pants for......
jtfen's 2,50 Pants for... . .
Men's 3.00 Pants for
Men's 3 50 Pants for. ....
Sample Shoes. ,
Lots of Samples and odd lets broken
sizes, in men and women's shoes.Many
will go for less than half prices We
have made 4 counters, 98c, 1 48, 1 98
On this counter you will find shoes
that sold for 1 25 to 3 f0.
1.48, 1.98, 2.48. ,
On theee counters you ean buy shoes
from'l 00 to 2 00 a pair less than regu
lar priee. "
Miscellaneous Bargains for
This Sale. '
" t - -
Mens '10& Sup mdeps C.... 5C
MensJOc "Handkerchief .... 5C
Nice iOe Huck'Towci fir...... ............ 6C
1 2566uriterpane large size.-. .. qq
Pearl Buttons i and 5C - - .DOZ
12 1-2 rersian Lawn ..,.....-IOG
Cotton Plaid Dress Goods ipC
Talcum Powder, large box lQC
3 Cakes Laundry Soap for 5C
2 Cafes of fine Toilet Soap. :2Jqq
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