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Rumors of New Cotton Mills. Pride for
Those who Meet Small Debts Promptly.
Stanly Enterprise, May 20th.
Misa SallieLilly, of the Rest
viointy, has been visiting relatives
at Canton and Salisbury .
Mrs. G. A. Fisher and Jittle son
of Salisbury are visiting at Mrs
Mr. and Mrs H. S. Whitworth
of Lavonia, Qa., are guests in the
borne of their son, L. S. Whit
worth, our cii7er depot agont.
It will be of interest to his
many friends here to learn that
Rev. G. T. Rowe will conduct a
series of meetings in Central
Methoditt church hero during the
summer, date to be decided
later. ! '
Miss Willie Pemberton return
ed Tuesday from Salisbury, where
she has been uudf rgoiug Bpecial
treatment in' the samarium dur
ing the past few weeks. Her
many friends'will be glad to note
that the treatment was entirely
The fellow who stops his paper
because he becomes offended at
soma item that does not suit his
fancy, always imagines he is get
ting even with th publisher, ut;
he ia never missed. This only
happens occasionally for there
aie only a few people in any com
munity who imagine a pkper
should contain nothing but what
they approve of.
Thera-is atf interesting rumor
afloat that two new cotton mills
will soon be erectod in Albemarle
that will overshadow anything of
the kind in this section, and that
looms will be installed. It is
JtnQwn that plans are being for-
mttlated to this end, bnt as yet no
information of definite,,, nature
-carr-b3given out for publication.
s -We want to say a go.d word for
the man who meets his small ob
ligations promptly. They are
not as plentiful as they should be
and the man needs encouraging.
Most men will pay but fewer will
pay promptly. Almost any firm
will testify that, counting the
time, postage, booking, and the
like it costs all some accounts are
worth to collect them, and still
the man owing them is perfectly
responsible in a financial way . It
very often happens that the wor&t
sinner in this particular fs the
man best able to pay.
Tough on the Banks.
Washing, D. C, May 20. Ow
ing to the Oklahoma deposit guar
antee law, there has been a de
crease in the State during the
past year -of 67 national banks.
The statements of the 242 na
tional banks as given by the re
ports of condition on April 23,
1909, show a decrease in loans
and discounts since the last call
(February 5, 1909) of $635,300,
and a decrease in the same item
as shown a year ago (May 14, 1908)
Individual deposits show a loss
of $721,973 since the last call, but
a gain of $651,339 over a year ago.
Total resources show a loss of
$3,060,865 since the last call, and
a loss of $2,122,356 over a year
City Contracts Illegal.
Richmond, Va., May 19. May
or D. C. Richardson and City At
torney H. R, Pollard to-day gave
their opinion to the city council
that city contracts, involving over
a million dollars, are void because
they were awarded by viva voca
vote of the council instead of by a
two-thirds vote of that body, re
quired by law. A curious teature
is that D. C. Richardson, as a law
yer, found out thatD, G. Richard
son, as mayor, made a mistake,
when he signed the ordinances
authorizing the work. The prin
cipal -public works held up until
the contracts can be made legal
are the $350,000 high school, the
Blue's battalion armory, the new
market house, and the settling
Watchman $1 the year.
Not Exci'ed Oyer the Southbound. Prof.
Jarrette to Leaie Salisbury.
Lexington Dispatch. May 19tb.
The adjusters of the insurance
companies involved in the hotel
fire were expected yesterday after
noon to settle the losses, of the
parties concerned. Until they
finish the owners of the property
have no plalis; but the people of
the town ar earnestly hoping they
will decide to erect a modern ho
tel. Davidsorijcounty wheat is very
good this year and looks fine.
Harvest will be along in the firtst
days of June. Binder twine has
made its appearance at the stores.
Cotton is two weeks behind, heavy
rainB having prevented it from
coming up. People are harrowing
now to give the little plants, after
which the world inquires so solic
itously, a chance tp grow.
F. P. Young, of Boone- town
ship, pointing to severalcrates of
importedcabbage, said he could
beat that, having had cabbage
from his own garden for the last
two weeks. Sunday he had home
made snap beans for dinner. Quite
a number of people have been en
joying their own cabbage, but Mr,
Young is the first we have heard
of who has been eating beans.
Mr. Young lost a $50 cow the
other day, cause not known, and,
he says anumber of his neighbors
have lost cows in a similar sudden
The carnival which wound up a
week's performance Saturday
night, is likely to be the last show
of its kind, at least for some time
to come. The firemen, under
whose auspices it held forth, lack
something like four dollars of
paying expenses, and of course
received no; profits at all.
The show was but poorly patron
: ze. The gambling features came
in for attention and talk of in
dictment closed one such attrac
tion. Prof: A. Hi Jarrette, of Salis
bury, the uewy elected principal
of the Lexington graded Bchools,
was here last Jjweek, making pre
liminary preparations for moving
his family. Prof. Jarrette is a
Yadkin county mam and a gradu
ate of the Ujniversity. He has
taught three years in the grammer
shool at Salisbury and prior to
that taught three years in Albe
marle. In him Lexington has se
cured a good teacher and princi
A railroad contractor has re
ceived advices from the South
bound people to the effect that
work on the! proposed railroad
from Winstonsto Wadesboro will
commence thiisj summer, and the
contractor was vasked relative to
bidding on sorbe of the work. This
may mean something and may not.
rThe Dispatch refuses to get excited
over anything connected with the
Southbound. fLike our people, it
hopes the road will be built, and
that work will' indeed, commence
shortly, but until it sees "some
thing doing," little -interest at
taches to reports.
Noted Millionaire Dead.
New York. May 19. Henry H.
Rogers the Standard Oil million
aire and financier, died at his
home hre this morning.
He was seized with appoplexy
at 5:30 and was dead an hour lat
er, never regaining consciousness
His wife and family were at his
bedside at the end. Rogers was
an officsr and director of twenty-
five different corporations, includ
ing the Standard Oil, United
States Steele and Amalgamated
Copper. He was a director ofsev
eral railioads and recently opened
the Virginia Railway, which he
He was born in Fairhaven,
Mass., which town he remembered
with numerous magnificent gifts
He was a member of the American
Fine Art Society and numerous
social and civic, organizations.
His business associates declared
to-day that his business is so ad
justed that his death will not ef
e i. a. 1
iwub sub enormous interests in
which he was concerned.
DIED IN BATH ROOM.
Sudden Death In Atlanta of Former Salis
bury Young Man.
La3t Tuesday Lee Mock received
a teh-gram from Atlanta bringing
the news of the death of his broth
er John, in Atlanta, that morning
Mr, Mock left for Atlanta Tues
day night and returned with the
remains on Thursday morning".
The Atlanta Journal of last Wed;
nesday contained the follow ing if
account of the death of the young
J. R . Mock, a well-known young
business man was found dead in
his apartments at 28 W. Alexan
der street on Tuesday morning
about 11 o'clock. The servants
connected with the apartments
were the first ones to discover the
death of Mr. Mock who livsd en
Mr. Mock was engaged here in
the insurance business, though he
was formerly connected with a
prominent railway company. He
was 39 years of age and unmarried,
having come to Atlanta from Sal
isbury, N. C, several years ago.
The servants connected with the
apartments had noticed that Mr.
Mock had risen on Tuesday morn
ing aljout the regular time, but he
had not gone down town, aB was
his custom. He was found dead
in the bath room, practically
dressed with the exception of hav-
I ing his coat off, and he had been
smoking a cigarette.
S. D. Mullinax, who was an in
timate friend of Mr. Mock, was
notified over the phone, and Mr.
Mullinax brought Dr. Oglesby
with him to the apartment. Dr.
Oglesby attributed death to heart
failure. Mr. Mock for several
yayM uu. uOOU vUu,p1u,ugaDd a one.half iuterest in the
ot neuralgic pains in nis cnest, es -
specially in the region of the
It was learned that for as long
as six months Mr. Mock has been
troubled with this same affliction,
and among his friends there was
no surprise that he met a sudden
death. The body was removed to
the undertaking parlors of Bar
clay & Brandon, where it will be
held until relatives of Mr. Mock
can be communicated with at Sal
isbury. A book on Rheumatism, and a
trial treatment of Dr. Shoop's
Rheumatic Remedy liquid or
Tablets is being sent free to suf
ferers 'by Dr. Bhoop, of Racine,
Wis. You that are well, get this
book for. some discouraged, dis
heartened sufferer I Do a simple
act of humanity 1 Point out this
way to quick and certain relief !
Surprise some sufferer, but first
from me the booklet and the test.
He will appreciate your aid. Cor-
jneiison & Cook.
i WHY THE MAIL IS LATE. 7
Large Estate DistriboteiiAin?ng Children
nf Desceased Citizen.
Some time ago, L. H. Clement,
Esq., attorney-for Archibald
Hedrick, brought suit for a divi
sion of the estate left by the -late
John A. Hedrick. Commissioners
wereappointed to make the divi
sion, and it was agreed by the
heirs that awcsij accept- the
finding of thocommissioQers,
The gentlemen appointed to agree J
upon the division, were: -Captl
IW. Ci C&ughenour, J. M. Knox
and J. C, Sowers Their decision
was as follows :
Miss Laura Hedrick. the store
room corner Main and Innes
streets occupied by Max Moses,
stores No. 1 and 2, on Innes srteet
formerly occupied by the Spot
Cash and a part of the Hedrick
John Hedrick, storeroom corner
Main and Fisher streets, occupied
bv W. M. Cook, stores No. 3 and
4 in building on Innes occupied
by Bell Telephone Company and
the home place near the Yadkin
Mrs. Mamie Proctor, storeroom
occupied by Salisbury Dry Goods
Company, storeroom occupied by
Theo. Baerbaum, building occn
pied by the First National Bank
and "The Island."
W. Archibald Hedrick, store-
room occupied by Kluttz ArRendle
man, storeroom occupied as fnrni
ture department by Salisbury
Hardware and Furniture Company
storeroom occupied by N. P. Mur
phy and a farm in Davidson coun
ty. Miss Bessie Hedrick, storerooms
occupied by the Globe Department
; Barker home.
Of Course They Will.
And yet these Republicans who
are doing most of the'talking will
walk right up and vote for Mr.
Taft in the convention next time
if they think iie is going to win.
Durham Herald . .
If your Stomach, Heart or Kid
neys are week, try at least, a few
doses only of Dr. Shoop's Restora
tive. In five or ten days only,
the result will surprise you. A
few centB will cover the cost. And
here is why help comes so quickly.
Dr. Shoop doesn't drug the Stom
ach, nor stimulate the Heart or
Kidneys. Er. Shoops Restorative
goes directly to the week and fail
ing nerves. Each organ has its
own controlling nerve. When
these nerves fail, the depending
organs must of necessity falter.
This plain, yet vital truth, clearly
tells why Dr. Shoop's Restorative
is so universally successful. Its
success is leading druggists every
where to give it universal prefer
ence. A test will surely tell. Sold
by Cornelison & Cook.
St. Paul Dispatch.
SOME OLD HISTORY.
Facte Worth Knowing in Connection With
the Southern Railway Company.
Investigation in the right of the
Southern Railway Company, to
use the property along its right of
way between Grehsboro and Dan
ville for double tracking purposes,
which right is now in litigation in
both the State and Federal courts,
Srings to-light tome interesting
facts, probably-trite many years
ago hut new, to the general public
The road was chartered in 1861,
and strange to say, originally pro
vided for a double 'track road,
something new in railroad con
struction in the South fifty years
ago. The road was built as a mili
tary necsssity to give the Confed
erate forces aha government forces
and government through commu
nication between the seat of the
government and its Southern ter
ritory. It was as such operated!
by tne uonieaerate government
during rhe war, and after the war
was over the United States govern
ment seized it as part of the effects
of the Confederate government and
it was operated by the Secretary
of the United States treasury. The
Richmond and Danville corpora
tion established its claim to the
property by showing tlpt it had
purchased and paid the Confeder
ate government every one of the
bonds of the road, paying full val
ue. Anotner interesting circum
stance is the fact that the Confed
erate government being oblid&red
to build this gap between Danville
and Greensboro and being unable to
procure rails, praceeded to oonfis
cate the rails on the road between
Clarksville, Va., and Henderson
ville, N. C completely disman
tling this road, and building with
the iron and other material the
imperatively needed link. A few
years after the war, the Richmond
and Danvil-e road laid new rails
from Clarksville, Va., along the
old route f r five miles south east,
making it part of the new road
now knov?n as the Oxford and
Durham. Within the last year
the balance of the old line of the
Clarksville and Henderson road
has been worked over by some cor
poration and rails are being or
have beoi laid via Townsend
church in Granville county, a dis
tance of 15 or 20 miles, thus after
fifty yea i s restoring a road which
for military necessities was dis
mantled i; early fifty years ago.
tfreensbc : o dispatch, 17th.
Sluggish livers and bowels are
the cause of nearly every disease.
Cleanse your system and regulate
the bowels and liver to healthy.
natural action by Holhster's Rooky
Mountain Tea. The surest remedy
known, do cents, Tea or Tablets.
Cornelison & Cook,
Cutting the Salaries of City Officials. A
Home Burned In No. 9.
Concord Times, May 80th.
H . B. Parks, who has been much
bothered by English sparrows,
tells us that on Tuesday he killed
over 100 in six shots. He brought
down 60 in two shots. He says he
can't miss 'em, however.
. Mrs.. Baxter Cook, of No. 5
township, had her collar bone
broken in a runaway accident on
East Depot street Tuesday; The
horse became frightened and the
buggy was turned over, throwing
Mrs-Cook out, with above result
Mrs. Cook's seven year old son,
who was also thrown out, waa-un-hurt.
The M. M. Tucker place in No.
9 township was destroyed by fire
last Tuesday about 11 o'clock a.
m. The house was occupied by
the family of F. A. Barrier, who
were away from home. Mr. Bar
rier was ploughing in the field
nearby, and got to the house too
late to save anything. The dwel
ling, barn and all outbuildings
and contents wer destroyed. The
origin of the fire is unknown.
At the meeting of the city coun
cil Tuesday the following reduc
tions in salaribs were made ':
City engineer, from $1,000 to
$600 a year.
City tax collector) allowed 2
per cent flat commission, instead
of 2 per cent on interest and
school fund and 3 per cent, on
general fuud. This will reduce
the salary about $200 a year.
City clerk and treasurer, from
$600 to $360 a year, ' '
City attorney, from $250 to $150
Geo. F. Feezor, one of the
countv a most nrominent farmers
- y t
on last Saturday bought of thel
merchants Wholesale Grocery Co.,
fifty kits of fish, which he will
use of as fertilizers. Mr . Feezor
says they come pretty high still
he thinks tjhe investment will
prove satisfactory in the end .
G. W. Hendricks died at his
home near the Mocksville furni
ture factory last Thursday even
ing of heart disease, and was hur
ried at Smith Grove Friday. He
was about 60 years of age and liv
ed at Smith Grove until about
three years ago, when he moved
to Mocksville. Surviving him are
three grown sons and his wife.
A Solid car load of one quart
fruit cans abour 50,000 con
signed to U . A. Steelman, Yad
kinvilie1, were unloaded at the
depot here yesterday and will be
used by different parties in put
ting up fruit in Yadkin county
this summer. Mocksville Courier
For National Probibiton.
Louisville, May 17. In his re
port on temperature to the South
ern Baptist convention to-night,
Rev. E. E, Folk, after stating
that the fight against the liquor
traffic would never be stopped,
urged all Baptists to insist on
congress passing a law refusing a
piivilege tax on sale of liquor in
territory where it is prohibited,
and prohibiting shipment of liquor
into dry territory. Eventually
the prohibitionists would ask for
a national prohibition law, he de
clared. Concord Company Win Prize.
The prize of $25 for the state
oompany making the best appear
once in the parade 4f the Twen
tieth, was awarded to Company L,
of the First Infantry of the North
Carolina Guard, of which Louis
A. Brown, of Concord, is captain.
Kills to Stop the Fiend.
The worst foe for 12 years of
John Deye, jof Gtaldwin, Mich.,
was a running ulcer. He paid
doctors over. 400.00 without
benefit. Then Bucklen's Arnica
Salve killed the ulcer and cured
him. Cure Fever-Sores'. Boils,
Felons. Eczema, Salt Rheum.
Infallible for Piles, Burns, Scalds,
Cuts, Corns. 25o at all druggists.
6ood Prospects for a Wheat Crop. A
SUteaTille Landmark. May Slat.
The prospect for a good wheat
crop this year is very promising,
the weather recently being especi
ally favorably for that orop.
Some farmers report a bad stand
oi cotton. The cool weather about
the time cotton was coming out of
the ground caused a large per cent,
of the plants to die in some in
W. P. Johnson, of Shiloh town
ship, has presented The Landmark
a specimen of "cobless corn"
grown on his place last year. The
ear or rather the receptacle that
holds the grains of corn grows on
the stalk where the ear usually
grows and is shaped somewhat like
a head of wheat or a large pine
cone. The affair is composed of
shucks and the grains of corn are
enclosed in little receptacles or
grooves of the shucks after the
manner of wheat or oats in the
head.' The entire ear is similar in
size to an ear of corn but not so
long. Mr. Johnson has not exper
imented with the corn sufficient-
ly to advise its cultivation. One
difficulty presented, if the yield
was sufficient to justify cultiva
tion, is in getting the grains
threshed from the mass of shucks.
A machine would have to be in
vented for the purpose., The corn
and shucks chopped up toother
would doubtless make good feed.
Republican Discrimination Against Negro.
The Republican party is pitch
ing the colored brother out bag
and baggage, The latest blow is
&e adoption of a schedule which
will make razors higher, Greens
: Kills BrotJretljiiil Blspnte.
Pensacola, Fla., May l. A
duel between Joseph and Monk
Bray, brothers, and prosperous
farmers residing near here obcurred
to-day, in which Monk Bray met
death. They had quarreled over
the dividing line of land, and
when they met both were armed.
Monk Bray cursed his brother and
then fired at him. Joseph then
leveled his shotgun and with the
statement. ''I hate to do it," fired,
the contents entering the breast
of the brother, who fell dead
John Lewis, a colored man re
siding at the end of Green street
in the eastern part of the city waB
surprised? to find' yesterday when
he heard a noise at the back door
a dog with the remains of an in
fant, newly born, in its mouth,
The animal had eaten part of its
leg away, but the head, trunk and
ond leg were intact. From all in
dications it was a colored baby
though the darkened conditions of
its face and body due to the length
of time since its birth prevented
an absolutely accurate opinion as
to whether it was white or black.
Near Beer Causes Much Drunkeness.
Asked last night concerning the
unusual amount 9f drunkeness re
latively speaking during the cele
bration, a number of the police
officers laid the blame upon the
conoootion being sold under the
name of "near beer." They ex
plained that they had received no
instructions as to breaking up
these places and were not informed
as to whether it was a violation
of the law to sell the drink, but
many of them were persuaded that
a large percentage of the drunks
this week came from imbibing
this stuff, Charlotte Observer,
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