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SALISBURY HAS f IKE CELEBIUTIjI.
Big CrtiJs; Trse Parade, fiood Racing and
The AmericiDffige baa cot yet
doted hit wings1 and 'hid bimseu
in ill mean tain. fastnesses His
I pi r it was abroad in the land ani
v inking this-ye&rt'a demonstration
and .-was potent t at Salisbury eg
peeialfy: i A crowd, estimated at
. 12,000, was bete- to -participate in
and enjoy the exercises of the day
The parade was the beaVthiog: on
program. Ii.waa fine and o oon
iderjfole length,: At 10:15 bleok
the parade started, ttaversfdjfte
principal streets . and-troks op, at
the court house, where Col. RobtT
BjIieeV Jr.; del iyered an lcauenf
oration: suitable to.-the occasion .
The parade was arranged as
follows: ." ' s--' '
Two boys on ponies.
Chief marshal, J. F,, Miller.
Salisbnry band v
Fourth Co. Coast Artillery.
Carriage oocupied by city aldet
s. Carriage occupied - by Ohairmai
Smith of Fourth of July Celebra
tion Association, Col. Robert .
Lee, Jr., the orator of the day anr
Carriage with Seoretary Wsr
burtonj of the Salisbury Iodustria '
Club and others.
Carriage with T. B. BrowL
president Merchants' Assooiatioi
Carriage with ministers of th -city
Carriage with T. J. Jerome
president of Salisbury iDdnstrla!
Club and others.
Ten automobiles handsomely
decorated following each other.
The Pixia Concert. band.
Horseback riderB. Patterson
locai Farmers Union, 17 horse
Float, Patterson local Farmers
Union, a veritable bee hire of in
dustry potrayiug farm. life.
Wagon, Patterson local con
taining 27 girls dressed in white.
Tammy Tribe Red Men, Spen
Fir department as follows:
Small wagon, hook and ladder,
Salisbury Transfer Company,
piano in wagon, instrument being
White House Poultry Farm.
Float of Jr. O- U. A. M., East
Float of Giess Lr cal Farmers
Union, containing a small house,
green corn standing as in the field,
big hawk in box, small tree with
live 'possum in its branches.
Horseback riders, Cress local,
Four horse team carrying girls.
Float of Salisbury Supply and
Float of Yost looal Farmers
Vehioler Rexal, two girls -driving.
W. T. Kluttz Candy Co,
Float of Mulberry looal'Farmers
Float of D. Oestreioher. Inde
pendence, 1776 1912.
Boggy containing two girls.
Salisbury Hardware Company.
Southern Railway, excursion to
-'Richmond, negro and banjo.
, me paraae traversea. sue prin
cipal streets and going down
Korth Main doubled baok and
aiSDanaea a tne court uoubb wumb
a beautifully decorated stand had
been erected and from which the
magnificent address , of the day
was delivered by Uoi. Kobert ifi
Lee of Washingt:a, grandson cf
- the great Confederate commander.
After the crowd had gathered
here, packing court house win
dows in the flrBt and second story
c. - - - aw mm mm A V mt mm S M ' M W
''-mJl- ' "" M T t M m ' TH" .
f i76i!)jHnin onoron, opened tne
President Smith of the celebration
committee in a happy way intro-
'Assistant jaarahallr C; K:
ItfrnformTanlc-Woodmen of -the-
duoed the.distkguished speaker.
whe 'following floats were? the
-Farmers floats:-" Patterson lo
cal, SrsVprize $50; Cress local,
seerabriae,' $40; White House
ojArm' third prisf BQ ;
Ifbert 5?al, fourth prjza, 120;
Yost rooaT.'flftn prize 10 ..
City floats? Jr. O. U A. M.,
of IJast Salisbury, first prize, $25 ;
Salisbury Supply Commission
Co.. secottdrtittzs; ' SlOii D. Oe
, atreicher, dry goodi third "prize,
-Patterson local, farmers 'anion ,
largest number 'liorsebact 'riders
from one-local, prise $10.;
V : Uniform Eani' Woodmen of the
orlobeidUpiay f ratMDabr
derfcpnitiO;-: - 'fe
Tammany " Tribe . Red Men,
Spencer, special and meritorious
mention,. There weref only two
contestants f5r this priae.
..The jadges were : JT.; W. Neave,
ofiawmanf B. Siv Birider J. P,
OatheyV&iPeal ProK R- O.
ktzer. : ; ; . .; ' ..'
" The fpllo wiug were the results
of the races during the afternoon :
Free-for-all, one half mile pace,
won by King James, owner, W C.
Oorl j second F,. J, ParkB, owner,
R. J. Holmes; third,.SilTeri 'owner
ft. Li Avery. ;, - - . -Iu
the 2 :20pace the first money
.was won by Ooionei'Qribert, own-
4tt R. J. Holmes; seoond,-Appa-lachian
Belle, owner, W. C. Corl ;
third, Silver, owner, R. L. Avery.
Ia the 2:304 trotting! pace, the
first prize was -won by Rose, own
er, R. J. Holmes; second, Appa
lachian Belle, owner, W. C. Corl;
third Wellington Girl, owner,
Ihomas Murphy. ; '"
In the base ball game between
Cboleemee aud TjothCIayie
county boya, put it'aliover s,$he
DaVidsorr ladrin'a onesided ftiei
in? coreliest telling the j.crr tJaresner t- i
At night Colonel Lee and Col. R.
B. Kyle of Alabama, another cele
bration visitor, were entertained
at a tea given in their houor by
President Smith of the local com
mittee. Colonel Lee left Friday
morning for Charlotte, where he
de'ivered an addresB that night.
The Tina and f be Place.
The general assembly of all the
connection of the Peeler family
will be held in the beautiful or
phanage grove at Crescent, Rowan
county, N. C, on August 22nd.
Those who were there last year
are all expected again .this year
and many others have been heard
rom. Committees are now at
work making the local arrange
ments, also preparing a program.
Make it known to every member
of the tribe for and near and let
everyone arrange now to be there.
A grand time ig expected. For
any information write to the pres
ident. Re. A. S . Peeler, Lenoir,
N. 0.f or to the secretary., Jno
O. Peeler, Salisbury, JN. U., Route
Popular Excursion to Richmond Ya., Via
Soitiwo Railway. Tuesday July kid. 1912-
The Southern railway will oper
ate Annual Popular Excursion to
Richmond, Vs., Tuesday, July
16th, at very low round trip rates.
Tickets will be good to return on
any regular trains leaving Rich-
mond up to ana moiuaing xnurs-
day, July loth, giving two days
and one night in Riohmocd.
Special train consisting of -first
class oosobes and Pullman cars
will leave Charlotte at 8:00 p. m,
Tuesday July 18th, and arrive
Richmond 6:00 a. m., following
morning. Very low round trip
rates from all branch points,
tickets from these . points good
on regular trains connecting with
speoial train. Rare opportunity
to visit historic Richmond and the
many near-by pointB of interest
at small cost. Following round
trip rates will apply from stations
Charlotte $4.50, Concord $4 50,
Chester $5.00 Blacksburg $5.00.
Salisbury $4 .50, Statesville $5 00,
High Point $425, Greensboro
$3 65, Asheboro $4 .75, Albemarle
$5 25, Rockhill $5 00, Rutherford
ton $5 00, Shelby $5 00.
Kates trom an otner points in
same proportion, . For- further
luformaton.r f unman , reserva
tions, Etc, - call on any agent,
Southern Railway, or write,
Division passenger Agent.
Nj Reason Tor Existence cf Express Com-
ThRt'thS railwava of VridSlMOT FflielpUt M tHtil ttF Oil
coantry take oyer the expreBs
companies'; business, was vjr
twtjuiy-cuira annual conven
tion of the iNatibna.JAssocia
tion of 'Railroad Oommis
sioners re eiiUy- session in
Washington l)ythe committee
on express rates and expres?
service, r There-was -prolonged
diseussfon-of the commit
tee's report, which was 1 the
only business-before the con
vention v. 4The expresss iihdtail way
companies,' said the report,
are engaged in performing- a
transportation service that
one company could perform
just as effective if not more
so. The fact is that the rail
ways probably could assume
the handling of both the
heavier commodities and the
lighter packages atl a lower
cost and with greater satis
faction to the public, than the
express companies charare.
Their present organization is
near enough comDiete for
this." - :
July 3r I. David .Brown
and Rufus Peeler were
thrashing wheat in and
around Faith July 2nd and
3rd. They run with gasoline.
Crops at the following places
have iust -been thrashed:
Milas Stirewalt, John Wil
kerson, E?" A. Brown, John
A. Peeler, Myron Fisher, Jas.
Ritchie, L. M. Peeler, Bill
Barger, George Peeler, P. A.
Peeler, Arch Kliittz, Dolph
Giant and L. W. Ludwick.
They threshed 2600 bushels
last week in four days. Who
ever can beat that with a
gasoline outfit trotsTQttt your
blast J uly 3rd. Two kegs of
powder were put in and a
battery used. It lifted out
many tons of nne granite
near Peeler Bros.' saw mill
in town, and the buildings
were snafcen by the big blast.
Several block makers will
now go to making it up into
While we were traveling
recently we discovered a
remedy that gives relief to
rheumatism. I will tell any
one what it is on receipt of a
two cent stamp for postage.
Simple and good.
The best wheat threshed
here this year was at Lawson
Lud wick's. Venus.
The Choice Of A Husband .
is ton important a matter for a
woman to be handicapped by
weakness, bad blood or foul
breath. Avoid these killhopesby
taking Dr. King's Life Pills.
New strength, fine complexion.
pure breath, cheerful spirits
things that, win' men-follow their
use. Easy, safe, sure. 25o at all
Cards of Thanks.
We desire to return our
thanks through your paper to
our neighbors and friends tor
their kindness to us during
the illness and death of our
Richard L. Barger and Wife.
The editor of The Watch
man is indebted to his good
friend C. W. Harrington of
route No. 2, Rockwell, for a
lot of nice peaches. Such
tokens of thoughfulness are
duly appreciated and causes
one to feel that the world is
growing better for "It is more
blessed to give than to re
ceive." May an opportunity
present itself to return our
Insect Bite Costa Leg.
A Boston-man lost his leg from
the bite of an insect two years be
fore To avert such calamities
from stings aud bites of insects
UB9 Bucklfcn's Arnica Salve
promptly to kill the poison aiid
prevent iriflamation, swelling and
paia. Heals burns, boilsnloers
piles, eczsma, cuts , bruises.' -Oaiy
OCT 1. - 1. -U J 'if V;-J T1
v w!a,!c pf1 WUI !jt?jnM.;'
The democratic hosts: just be-
fore adjourn menfc i at Bat t i m ore.1
and following the jxemlnatidn of
a vioe president, adapted a great
progressive platform Summa
rized . as briefly as possible it is
here given and every! citizen
should read it. . ,
v Reaffirm s party's ' devotion to
the principles of democratic gov
ernment as formula? -id by Jeffer
son. -... - v v
Declares for a tariff for revenue
onlyand denounce) "the high re
publican tariff as fe principal
cause of the unequal distribution
Favors immadiatetownward re
vision of present dut.-es, especial
ly upon necessaries bi life: Also
favors gradual reduction S3 as not
to interfere winrorestroy legi
"Denounces Presidio Taft for
vetoing tariff bills ofst congress.
Condemns republican!, party "for
failure to redeem its promises of
1908 for downward revision."
Takes issue with ; th.V-'republican
platform as to the igh cost of
living,' contending is largely
due to high tariff laws..
Favors vigorous uforcemeDl
of the criminal features of -"antitrust
law. Demands Ikoh addi-
tioual legislation as may be-lnec-
eBsary to crush private cqonopoly.
Favors prohibition: f holding
companies, interlocki directors,
stook watering, etoT? "Condemns
republican adminif tratian -"ifi
compromising with tandard?Uiti
company and Jtohacevtnist.
Denounces as "usurpation" the
efforts of rep ahlics to .deprive
states wf their -; rlg? and " JfcoVn-
tweenthe nation and the state in
which exploiting interests can
take refuge from both."
Urges people to support pro
posed constitutional amendments,
pending in various state legisla
ture, providing for an income tax
and election of United States sen
ators by direct vote of the people.
As justification of the demands of
the party for publicity of cam
paign expenditures, attention is
direoted "to the enormous expen
ditures of money in behalf of the
president and his predecessor in
the recent presidential contest."
Favors efficient supei vision and
rate regulation of railroads, ex
press oompanies, telegraph and
telephone lines aud a valuation of
these oompanies by the interstate
commerce oommiaaion, and also
legislation against over-issuance
of stocks of these sorporations
In connection with a demand
for suoh a revision of the bauktng
laws as will give temporary re
lief in oise of financial distress,
there is denunciation of the Al
drioh bill prepared by the mone
tary commission, The present
method of depositing government
funds is oondemned and the par
ty is pledged to the enaotment of
a law for the deposit of such
funds by competitive bidding- in
stats or national banks without
discrimination as to looality.
Reoom mends investigation of
agricultural credit societies in
Europe to ascertain whether a
system of rural credit may be de
vised suitable to conditions in the
Pledges party to enactment of
legislation to prevent devastation
of lower Mississippi valley by
fl)ods and the control of the Mis
sisSippi is declared to be a nation
al, rather than a state problem
The maintenance of a navigable
channel is also recommended.
Declares for presidential prefer
ence primaries. Directs the
national committee to pro.vide for
selection at primaries of members
of natitnal committee. ;
Piedees partv to enactment of
law prohibiting campaign oontri-
hationsby corporations and un
reason able campaign contribu
tions by individuals. : : -
ray or a single presidential term
and making presidents ineligible J
to re-election. "
Feliciates democratic congress
oa lti record, enumerating im
portant achievements and pledges
an adequate navy.
Denounces, republican adminis
tratiod on charge of extravagance
and demands return to simplicity
aud economy befitting a demo
Repeats party's declaration of
the platform of 1908 as tonights
of labor and pledges the party to
an employes' compensation law.
Declares the unnecessary with
drawal of public land tends to re
tard development and bring re
proach upon policy of conserva
tion; "that reservations should be
limited to purposes which they
purport to serve; favors broadest
liberality-in administrating jand
laws and says forest reserve act
permitting homesteadtrif s
within the national forest s&uild
not be nullified by administraiin
regulations ; declares for. lmmed
ate action to make available Al
askan coal lands and safeguarding
of lives of miners. i; ' - '
: Favors encouragement of agri
culture and legislation to snu-
press,; gambling in agricultural
Believes in .fostering growth of
a meroLntHinatiJi4isge8 Speedy
enaotmeat of amfor reaterse
curity of life and ropertyatiea.
Re affirms previous declarations
regarding pure food ahdl?phblie
healthv:: ...s-.'ri ''Sk
Favors reorganization of'eFvu
service and savsfawtshonld be
honestly and rjgidlj enforced.
Recommends Jaw reform legis
Re-affirms position against
"policy of imperialism and colo
nial exploitation "in Philippines,
WelcomAS Arizona and New
territorial form of government . '
Refers to Russian treaty of 1832
and renews pledge to preserve
"saced rights of American citi
zenship at home and abroad."
Favors parcels post and exten
sions of rural delivery.
Favors such encouragement ss
can be properly given Panama ca
Commends to the states adop
tion of law making it offense to
discriminate against the uniform
of the United States.
Renews declaration of last
platform regarding generous pen
Refers to the rule of the people
"The democratic party offers
itself to the country as an agency
through whioh the complete over
throw and extirpation of corrup
tion, fraud and machine rule in
American politics can be affect
The cono.usion of the platform:
"Our platform is one of, our
principles whioh we believe to be
essential to our national welfare,"
and invites cooperation of all cit
izens who believe in maintaining
unimpaired the institutions of the
Repabllcans For Wilson.
"The issue is dearly joined for
the people," said Governor Os-
born today. "It is Wall Street
vs. Wilson. Woodrow Wilson'
character, temperament, prepara
tion and fitness is above the high
average of American Presidents.
He is a oheiftian, a scholar and;
"Republicans oan vote for Wil
son without leaving . their party or
bolting. The real Republican
paity has do candidate for Presi
dent this year. There has been
no nomination. The action of
the political freebooters at Ghi
oago is not binding upon the -Re
publican party, even if for the
movement they are bearing aloft
its stolen ensigu."
Vt. Halvey W. Wiley, former
cmei ot tne onseau
r of chemistry--
nf the Department
announces that h9 has - quit the
Republican party and will up
port the Democratic presidential
tioket this yaar.
RICHFIELD ROAD.1 J ,
' July 3rd. There is some
sickness about here just now?
' The Rush Saw Mill .Com
pany has finished sawing for
William Stafford at Bringle's
lerry. ana nas moved
Southmont, H. O.
- mrs. Eugene Morgan- is
visiting her home folks at
this writing. .. - -
Several of the- girls and
boys of Bringle's ferry took
a pleasure ride in the motor
boat the other, Sunday even
ing which they all enjoyed
very much. " '
Miss Freda Morgan- took a
trip to Salisbury, Friday. '
Eli Wyatt died at his home
near here last Saturday
morning, June 29th. He
leaves four children to mourn
his departure. Mr. Wyatt
was, 71 years of age and was
an old veteran. He was- a
faithful member of St. Mat
thew's E. L. Church and will
inisgHfi hy.-all : who knew
him, Mr. Wyatt's wife died
Lteir years au. He was one
of Rowan' best citizens and
was liked by all his friends.
His remains were laid to rest
in the cemetery at St. Mat
thew's E h. Church on Sun
day-at four o'clock. : The
funeral was conducted bv
his pastor, Rev. C. Buck.
The bereaved family Jave
the heartfelt sympathy of the
writer and a large circle of
friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Weslie Lud
wick, of near Cfaven, spent
last Sunday morning at
David Bean's. . - J
IJncle Josh seems to visit
up near. Panther Creek quite
often.J guess you Ineans
business, don't you Uncle
Sunday evening. Besareful
Zimmie you might accident
ly fall into the - deep, blue
John Shepherd, who has
been confined to his room for
a few weeks, died last Sun
day evening. Mr. Shepherd
was about 85 years old leaves
three children, two girls and
one boy, to mourn his death.
He was a Confederate Veteran
aud a member of Xick Creek
Baptist church. Mr. Sbep
herd was a good man and
will be missed by all who
knew him, His remains were
interred at the cemetery at
Corinth church on Monday
evening. The funeral .was
conducted by Rev. Hezekiah
Morton. The bereaved fam
ily has the heartfelt sympa
thy of a large circle of friends.
Miss Pearlie Morgan, Effie
Callicott and Berty Morgan
visted their friend, Miss Jes
sie Reed last Sunday even'.
w. c. L.1KS saw mill wab
destroyed by fire last Friday
night. His loss is estimated
Miss Pearle E Her has been
been on the sick list the. past
week. Her friends wish her
an early recovery. .
Mr. and Mrs. William
Lehtz, of Salisbury, visited
at Ruby Crook's on last Sun
day evening. .
David Bean visited Carl
Williamson on Sunday even
mg.----.lebe Feezor visited at
Houston XJrowell'a at Rich
field last Saturday night and
There will be an old folk's
singing at Wyatt's Grroye
church thethird Sunday in
this month. Everybody and
about everybody else is invit
ed to attend.
Huf us Miller of High Rock
visited at William Feezor's
on last Sunday evening.
I Some of the girls have been
looking for that auto from
;the jYadkin Valley, 1. I
fton't think they, will see it
come. - . ,
Best wishes to The Watch
man and its many readers.
l RememWr 1 wnejfeii
lay-by. the.crOpglfoi'fcriltiVate c
shallow; and leave! thelihd
level, donutf.thebtsHor .
make pitches ',; "Ivvwr
z jriani peas in rtne corn '
ruuo xiubtuorwioo employ 6Q
you have made anvr&mvi atari I1
to fill it Clean up and, patS
about the barn, ;
A- Get all hay cf6j .nnaer
shelter or- in : good- stacks.
Take care of the tstraw rafter
threshing. Begin rnirfTig
arrangements, to care far the
corn without the aselesiiabor "
of fodder pulling, " ir;"
5 Keep on plantijigitt'ftie
garden, And "don't "forgets
patch of late roasting ears
and a patch of popcorn.
6 Have consultation with
the lad y of the house and see
that the screens are all right,
that she has a fireless -cooker
and that she canget water
without carrying it.' k
7 If a farmer V institute
is beld in your neighborhood,
or if there is a round-up in
stitue in your State,: : arrange
to attend, r 7vi ;5
8 Keep closejvatch on all
livestock! see that the horses
are thrift, . the : pigs growiug
and that the cows do not fall
off with their milk.
9ft Arrange for a .vacation,
if nothing more than a day's
outing or a picnic occasional
ly through the surniner. ?
' W:rK6p4sool politically as
well as physically, above all,
don't get excited about tae
President and let your local
offices be filled with inebm
petent meftlr-The Prbgres
siye Farmer, , v
uly 08 rsaEffiiBAjUSget ,
lsrMMW M -iJJO.J T. rij " ' w . .1 . I I mm
aw uimAUKv,aaxaiM.u auoufl astma
alttMir Avsi tAWTifAinl j--m-v.... - K-'rm: v-r-f
few days with his father BiiD,
A. A. Castor and W; A. Shap
ing and family spent Sunday at
Miss Ada Jaokion spent San-
day with Miss Anna Castor.
Carl Basinger spent last Satur
day night at Rsodle Castor's,
A large crowd was present at
the ice cream supper Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. M, ; A. Overoasb
spent last Sunday morning,. at
On next Saturday, 18th. thers
will be a ball game at the ParqJt't
Aoadamy at 4 o'clock; Reimer
Town and Faith wilt cross bats.
wnion is expeoisa to De an inter
esting game. At 8 o'ciook the
ycung people will give an enter
tainment. The program arranged
for the occasion 4s jsr follows w :
Songs by the yojmf people.
The Spelling Skeul time of p&
40 . annate by 5 malea andG ft
Piokles and Tickles. Tuae 90
minutes by 6 males.
Jasper Troubles' Time 20
minutes, 8 males and 1 female.-:
Darkey Wood dealer. TimedO
minutes, 2 males and 1 f emajif
How Sister Patsey got her child
babtised. Time 20 ' minutes,
males and 1 female. ; . '
Song, God-be with you,' ;
We also will try to havt-moiio
for that night. j0r.
There will also be refreshments
at G. M. Shaping's. -
The publio is especially invited
to come and enjoy the' fan with
ns. Remember the date and
place, July 18. HAW;
For every purpose of flesh
healing liniment for man or jbeags
there is no remedy more powerful
than DARBY'S PROPHYLAO
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its eff ectiteness on the., flash a
wonderful internal : remedy ;
relieves Cramps, Colic, Dysenter,
Sore Throat, Swollen Tontilsi, ana
Sick Stomach. . As a diiinfafttewA
for the sick room it ia of extrao
dinary value. It destroys germs
and purifies the air, -' AdtUao to .
the water fox )thixq( tWaej of
a fever patient it is not only re
freshing, bat it tends to allay the
fever. Price 50 cU per bottle,
8old by AUDrnssUsJ