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Vol. X No. 16
- - 'iSausbury, h, o;vvteD
ApRilu 8jH,' 1 914.
WM. H. Sf ftWART, EOlTOf)
7510 f XI I8 OFFERED FOR CLUBS OF
Must be Turned in by
Limit to The Number of Club3 You May
Turn in on This Offer.
The first aud largest bouon of- !
fer of ibS-eotira contest oama to a '
close in a blate of glory today at j
twelve dood, And everyone that'
got their olnbs are gat'tfied and
those that did not, are determiued
to take advaotage of this offer and
oatoh up with whit they may
have lost in the first offer.
This bonhs is for clubs of fif
teen dollars for both old or new
abioription tnrned in on or be
fore noon April 22 renewals, col
lections and new eubsoribers will
count on this offr, wbich is 75,
000 extra votes over and above the
regular schedule for evf-ry fifteen
dollars turned in on or before
noon April 22. Any enpcriptions
not counted on the first bonus
will be counted in this one. For
an example, if you had one club
on the bonus that has just closed
and 8;x dollars over, the six dob
lara will ocunt on the bonus cffer
that is now on and closes April
This liberal offer is made to
help all and one alike, we want
to give yon everything for your
efforts and to do thie, it is neces
sary to give you the advantage of
all the good work that yon have
already done in the friendly strug
Renewals 'and collections are
I much eaaier collected than new
nbscriptiona and if you secured
one olub on the ofer that ha. jast
closed, it hoil(;jjrjil(
ones. :7he list of subscribers will
be furnished all candidates .'who
request them and it will be quite
a help to have this list of the sub
scribers in yonr territory as the
will be more than willing to pay
yon their subscription where as
they would, or might be, delin
quent at the office.
Now Mr. Subscriber if you owe
for yonr subscription to The
Watchmah and Thb Record , you
are going tot pay it and why not
pay it to the candidates in the
Contest? Tbey are working for
the prises and every subscription
they collect gives them so many
votes, and it is the votes that will
win the prizes.
CHANGE IN VOTING BULBS.
Commencing next week candi
dates may cast for publication
enough votes to put them 25,000
votes ahead of the leader in .the
previous week's soore. If yen were
10,000 behind, you can cait 85.000
votes. The leader may oast 25,
000. This is the ' pecond and laBt
bonus offer of th4 contest
and all candidates should put
forth their best efiorts and secure
every extra vote possible. Don't
stop fur a minute; had George
Washington gotten discouraged
when he was lighting against the
spiok and span British Regulars
with hiB starved and ragged army
and quit, we would not be able to
put the Star Spangle banner in
our homes, churches and schools
aiweare doing today. Do net
get discouraged but go right on
and get every vote that you can.
Do not pay any. attention to rn
mors. They will be rife. If
tbey are so, you can't help it, if
they are not so, they won't hurt
you and they are enly started to
discourage you and you should
pay no attention t j them.
Some one is goicg to get a $300
piano for just a little effort, why
no you. Jii very prize onered in
tms contest is vaiuame and you
can win it if you will. It is worth
your while and just say I am, and
will, and it will bo you. a May 6;h.
1 year $ 1.00...... .2,000 votes
2 years $ 2.00 7,000 votes
8 years $ 3.00 12,000 votes
4j ears I 4.00 18,000 votes
-5 years $ 5.00.. 25,000 votes
10 years $10.00. 75,000 votes
Noon April 29. . No
Miss Mary McQaaee ... - 52 900
Mrs. Allie Hoffoer. .... 44 200
Mias Eva Blaokwelder, 91 600
do Anna Watson . 53 200
Miss Lefeha Peeler 48 800
Miss Bsnlah Agner. .... 12 200
Mrs. Fannie Morgan.. . 48 200
Salisbury, R F O 5.
Mies Fannie Graham. . . 14 6C0
Salisbury, R FD 6.
Mrs. Rhoda R. Safrit ... 56 600
Salisbury, R F D O.
Mrs. J. M. Yost . . ..... 28 600
Miss OUie Gray 76 800
Miss Ada Linn . 90 200
do Sophie Graham. .. 65 000
di MarySifferd 89 800
Mrs JV A. Roberta ..... 62 200
China Grove, Route 1.
Miss Agie Lipe ........ 00 500
China Grove, Route 2.
Misa LbUiftFeaperman 68 800
China Grove, Route 3. .
fiisB Mary Deal.. ....
Miss Oora Shuping. ; . . .
Miss Nora MoLaughliny
Miss Ila Safrit.
Miss Elsie Misenheimer,
Rockwell, R 2.
Miss Annie Bost
Richfield, R 2.
Miss Carrie E. Shaver. . 72 000
do Thelma Carrigan..
Miss Lucile Shaver. .... .
do Hannah Jenkins . .
Gold Hill,R 1.
Mrs. Erma Morgan ....
Miss Addie Canble. . ....
. Craven, R id
Miss Essie Skeen
Jubilee, R 1-
MisB Mary J. Eiverson .
Miss Ruth Current. .....
Or. tad To Elizabeth.
Rev. M. M. Kinnard. D. D., has
accepted an invitation to deliver
the commencement address before
the graduation class at Charlotte
Iustitute on Tuesday evening.
May. 19th . The school may con
gratulate themselves on having
selected so pleasing and entertain
iug a speaker for the occasion.
m-mmp-m - '
Strengthens Weak aud Tired Women
"1 was under a great strain
ou'sing a relative through three
months' sickness," writes Mrs.
J. C. Van De Sande, of Ktrkland
111., and "Electric Bitters kjpt
me frm breaking down. I will
never oe witnouc it. uo you
reel tired and worn out? No ap
petite and rood won't digest? It
isn't the spring weather. You
need Electric Bitters. Start i
month's treatment today; noth
ing better for stomaoh, liver and
kidneys, lha great spring tonic
Kiiet or money baok. OO o, and
$1.00, at your Druggist.
I1 COUNTY SCHOOL COMWENCEkENT.
-Parents. Tiicnirs, School cnndrso and
Scftool Off dais are Proud VltJook ASpl pclsto
Perhaps in no southern oifey bas
there ever , been snch a magnifif
cent display of children, costutnes,4
thorough drilling And general en"
b usiasm as was shown : here.Fri
dayApril 8. V-"r'-
There were fully fbur thouiand
children In fine of 4 March. ;Barly
iu the day. : the; sohpolsf torn all
over the eduntyj commended pour
i ng into the oity ; i -At least twbn
ty thousand visitor! -were preser t,
Parents and friends "were ver en-
thueed conosrning-c the tuccet s of
the ohildren.: f The sobopls were
arranged alpbabeticallj by town
ships and started the line of march
from the nld ' cout V bouse The
parad4nQOVftdrup?N jrtt Main
Street to Bank, thenaeSo Ohurch,
to Innes'and to Korth Fulton. At
ounoil and r Fulton the sohools
divided partnnder the direction
of Prof R.; Q S-ts9rrmarohed di
rect to the old court house, eh il s t
the others went fJiso.S the graded
school build iog under theman age-
ment of Prof. Leitoh. ;The' pro
gram at each place was carried out
as' previously arranged - '
The exhibit .ia;
rooms of the tild'ei L-iCrswer9
an honor to -tnevtuooiw any.
county in any-. EtreJrefiected
rnuah credUapl7.ipon the
hard worked tes" td diligent
pupils', but lzs$f :jar jealous,
date 'suprintenfet Of public
The following is a list of prizes
won s . i
$5 tlO for best declamation, won
by Ira SwloioodFranklia No. 8.
$2.50J9coud best S?iamationt
BanksJIpdgeCrpld Hill.. - Si
S OU beet reoita (ton, , fer M
$2.50 next best recitation, Fan
nie Bell Becson, Unity.
(5.00 for best essay on "The
Needs of our Public Sohools,'
Theo. Graham, Mt. Ulla.
Prizes for exhibits of work as
$10.00 for best general rural
school exhibit given by Dr. John
Whitehead, won by Mt. Ulla High
$15 00 painting-given. tv Mrs.
J. PMoore for best rawibg ex
hibit from rural sot ool,Jaokson
College. - & M$e0
-$10 00 by RdwftnConntyFair
Association for best boverdeBign
of fair progranij Mary;S,3 Wagon
er, Sperwer Higbolioolift -
$5.00 for best map i, of "Rowan
County given by lr.dustrial Club
to rural . Kohool,- Luther - Brown,
Route 6, BaUsy35
$5.00 given by ; Industrial. Club
to rurasoliool making best ap
pearanoe in .parade wofi by Jack
son College" whose pupils were
costumed 'in red, white (and Due.
A number of prizes jwere'aw'ard
ed the city sohools whor were not
allowed to oompete withf the rural
Chief Marshall Frank Miller
and nis aides bandledrthe, parade
in an excellent :iaanndr Out of
the great nnjubernf visitbrs and
little children presenvnot a single
aooident ooourredt . to - marr the
pleasure of any QMBParsti and
guardians oertainly have it forci
bly verified that ' such: gatherings
for their children not only repays
the time lost and extra expense
l&cnrred but it enthuses the bhil
dren to susb an extent that
strive for : greater things next
year. ' .
Hurrah for Prof. Kizer, Rowan
Oonnty and the success : of the
Cleart Complexion Removes Skin.
n ; " i Blemishes. v
Why j go through life exnbarass
ed and i disfigured , with-' pimples
eruptions, blaokheads, red-rou,
skin, or suff erine the tortures of
Eosema, itob. tetteri, saltrheum
Just ask your Druggist" for f Dr
Qobson's - Eozama Ointment
Follow the simple suggestions
aud your skin worries are over
Mild, soothing, effective. Exoel
lent for babies and delicate, ten
der skin. Stops chapping. A1
ways helps. Kelief or money
bask. cOc, aft yoar Draggist.
JjhnsSnr ffot' Waker- involving
saengnt ot new
n iruly cooviis
nzbt of ocwtiait
guards to" flog
' i or
otner oorporasqrjuisnment cne
Supre me Xloii'rHdcrse-' the i deci
sion of Judge jy of tha Superior
Court that noliacn right either
Constitutiona(ai by legislative
statue exists: f? p ;
Chief fustier Glatrk' in express
iug his opiniopE(t.teB thatT - '
."In view of enlightenment
of this age andU? progress which
has been madeuiul inuson disoin
line, we have ndifhculty in com
ing to the conct ibn that corporal
punisnment bj tnoggine is not
ji 1 I'
reasonable Qndsjnnot be sustain
ed. That whicW-ie&rades a man
cannot be eii& ! necoessary or
The armies ajd navies of the
wcrld have aUdaned- flogging.
The . foremost Countries of the
world have discjidaed the bru-
tal practice of foh punishment
tor tnnir convict 't ; pven ouexico,
in'1909, passed P;'trjedial act to
abolish whippf Any convicts.
Continuing thatj says :
Wbiie the;SParfeh Carolina
the ltfliction t4 dornoral Dun
isimeat as a plLof the sentence
bjrtheoonrts csjlnot directly
proifibit-iuflktj prison dis
cipline, its sppit j s certainly
against the loor usf of flogging
for that purp-s&t-'I
The tengthy piipn concludes
a follows : 'fta tlmairness of
the sentence in!y;ia-cse ($10 fine
aud costs) ioltef that the
hqmaua aud juJode w ho- tried
vatiou suoT iha$
hey 'were onrjr
following the cton whicd has
been observed ufbis ;Btate to this
time. Wehav. beelp, however,
discussing the leal rights of' the
priicnen and' wOind pc authority
for its h'Uger coiminuaTnoe. There
is i o err.r in tnfefiadament of the
laRiis!r,g3 And B
he County is defpg a j great work
by the presentation ot Bibles and
flags to the varips schools of .- the
county. It is be intention to
see' that each ejiool is supplied
and many. are making j application
for them. Thfollowing is a
partial list wheff exercises will
be held during ti n&ct week or
so: i : i
Wednesday! 81: Steele Town
ship. Woodgrove Knder's, 10:30
a. m. : uoenezar p; m.
Thursday, 9th rSleveland Town-
ship, Greene rod 10:80 a. m.
Mt. Ulla Town'BWp. Knox, at 2
Friday, 10thV-Mtwel Township,
Patterson, 10:8CR a J 1 m. Steele
Township, LiberO Hail, 2 p. m.
Monday, 18&h di'Litsl'ker 'Town
ship, Sloop 10:8ya. m.j Kluttz
and Menius.2 pffi. teke Town-'
ship, Lingle, 8 PlSn.:l ,
Thursday, 166 Scbtch Irish,
South River, 1040 au m. Pine
Grove, 2 p m. T-M if
Friday, 17th tfUnifr, Barber.
10:80 a. m. ;MofjonL 12 b. in.
$iuo Rewa $ioo
. The readers ofthisn paper will
be pleased to leatha't there isat
leaBt one dreaded "disease that
loienoe has been i ble fto enr'e - in
si i its stages, andthfliis'Catairh
Hall's Catarrh Cie now known to
the medioai f rateniVCaf arrh
quires aonstituWnalr treatment.
Hairs Catarrh CBr ! is: taken in
tsTnaily, aoting deoyigoh the
blb'ad and mucous .surfaces tf the
.uuou.muu w c B;f.v(Hoase,,?Aiiu
giving the patie'it . strenath 'bv
building up ' the. institution 'and
assisting nature i&idoing its work:
,x ooj, proprjetfrsp
f aith in:its Ticuifot
aver, so - much
they offer One-i
ndred i Dollars
for any- Oase.thai
Send for list of t
-Sold by airdr
uy: Pills for
FOBTHCOMINS CHAOTiUQUi PROBRAU.
Bahomlr Kryli and His Band Soctjj Starl
v ,cs Tblrd diaDtanqua Tour;-'" 71 '
Announcement " has jmil been
author usdof We prinoial rat
nrss of the -Red path Chautauqua
het&iof this "season. Tpro.
gram.is; brim f ull of ; good things
and not atf aw- innovations. Itis
said there will not be a dull hour
from start to finish'. - 1 -
One of the innovations will be
a two day grind 7musical7festival
during which there will be. noth
ing but music, aside from the liter-
ary lectures of the r morning hour
cus A. Keller mjan, the great' dra
matio baritone,'. who has appiared
in solos wit tiot'Damrosoh " br-
Orshectra, the inneapb'lia: Bym
reoisai. . jr jkeiiermsnuaB1;: also
appearei.in grand op$rain:BMlin
and other ioreigncitiesTbuV gay
up a promising; :career-r In
opera to engagMnfieide and., or
atorro'Singing?rfc.: -.'.w -'
the Cathedral Choir will appear
in one bl Jeiriof t" prqgrami.
The repertoire of the ; Cath'ed ral
tonos 6j suoh; composers as Suck,
Siaiher ' and 'S2hneokW; aiso "a
vmns ' secular
solos, duets, qi
xX' W and dhoruses
of a very high'ordSfiaaliy 'clos
ing with a finale "of an operatio
nature. . ' '
On the next day of tb;s festival.
Bohumir Krvl and hU 'wwid
1' ';" -t.-'V-''-'-' .j". "
famous band will present .a; ?prcK
gram in the afternoon including
cornet solos by Mr, Kryl, This
ia the third season of Mr. Kryl
ron tbei Rednatb
being a unamioas call for them
In the evening of the same day
Kryl and his Band will be beard
in another concert during the first
part of the program and the latter
part will be given up to, selections
from grand opera by. the Denton
Grand Opera '-Company, accom
panied by the band. These grand
opera players wilTappear in speoi
al costumeJiflfSct it will be a
grandvfiAt 3 bese two days,
such asShasnOTFerbefore been
will .bfiMtyiW1!68 and
enthusiasm, isihe of the
Ben GreetPlarsiiShis com-
pany made thenar of 110 Bed-
path Chautauquas last season ana
" -r . ;-vv. -. ' I
. - . -v , - - t , I
the company.-mcludiny P
Vivian; who jmade so many friends
on the Ohautauquasbf last season.
All Ben GreeFplays ; are iven
with the minimum stage effect.
There is'nbthjngptb defirtfeitten-
tion from telariUeJ) very
actor is. emerienoed: and ? eaoh
nlava hif iartfwltih thibl pur-
nose of detuoitinrfthe;' character
exactly as it shbttld be. Correct
diotion andioonwjiation i are dis-
tinenish nirchiraoteristios of the
u rt...f..iW w -; ,
A special feature of the opening
day will, be a ponoert by the Dun-
bar Quartet',, and . Bell Ringers.
Carrying a peil of 200 bells made
in Europe, this . oompany will
f nrnish:a- nrbkram of inter 9Bt to
old and vounff. ? -
'This openiDK - boncert will be
icriven in three carta. One will
include vocal quartet selections,
the sedend will consist of lnstru
mental numbers of violin, cello
and Diano and the third division
will include the famous bell ring
ing. . ; .
The Kellogg Haines Singing
Party will present in spsoial cos
j.'Ll". . J. Annua
probably giving the entire rendi
tion of "Lovely Galatea." This
Organisation is one of the best
known in the Lyceum and Chau
tauqua world today.
One of the several leotures who
will sneak here Chautauqua week
is to deal with the Japanese prob
lem in this country, a subjeot
whioh has been disouned a great
rrni . -
ine season of .1914 for the
Sparks show will open in Concord,
April llfeo, but Salisbury by
waiting, will profit by it. Those
who will attend the opeuing per
formance h.ire Tuesdai, April 14,
will witness the best Bhow yet pre
tubtju uy -,ne genial manager,
Jnaries i-parks. By the time thrf
four prfo r m ances have been given
elsewher the show will have been
whipped into ahape and it was
vith this end in view that it was
decided io make a short excursion
into new territory before letting
the home guard get a glimpse of
tms year's bill. All winter pro
grams have been arranged, altered
and improved, new acts substitut
ed until finally one that suited
the particular taste of the man
agement was completed. But few
of last season's features are re
tained and in their places area
long list of new and pleasing acts
have been engaged. - Improvement
is iiotipeablwVyar j' department.
The menagerie has bean jBolarsed
phants, a camel, kangaroo, mon
keys and jrVtraL cat. animals
fcwo-otames bf high sohobl horses
purchased from a noted trainer.
A handsome new advance and two
cars for the train were bought in
Chicago and every bit of the ward
robe and trappings is new even to
the uniforms for the drivers. Af
ter an outlay of nearly $20,000
the show has been made ready for
the roaa ana the management
feels safe in announcing the finest
psrade and the bestperformers
that money could procure. All
new tents are used this season,
new and comfortable seats have
been provided and courteous effi
oials seoured to wait upon the
show's patron's. The program
oontaina a Ions list of features
beaded by the famour Orton fami
Weal Hiniv (ha ra o vcaf a n H ttcl
one upon whioh people outside of
Gftlifnift bat utile iaformed.
California are but little informed.
Montaville Flowers, under the
theme of "Color Guard and Pic
ket 'Line" will fully discuss this
Having lived in Ohio and Cali
fornia! Mr. Flowers has been able
to study the Japanese , problem
from the viewpoint of both eaBt
ern and western people. He men
tions the fact that 65,000 of the
V. Japanese in tne united
I states live in uamornia. ao xoio
the number was scarcely iw.
The usual emphasis will be
J placed Chautauqua, week on work
annng the children. Each Ohau
tauqua will have a woman play-
ground worker and story teller.
r The nlavsround work will be
1 free to all ohildren.
Especial attention will be paid
to the Suoday programs and their
aonronriateness to ths spirit of
Uae ay. . In all plaoeB where the
Denton Grand Opera Company
appears on Sundayhey will pre
sent selections from the oratorios.
All cities where the Kellogg
Haines Dinging Party's dates come
on Sunday, they, too, will present
a sacred program.
Other anounoements will be
made soon as to other lecturers
and musical companies which are
ooming Chautauqua week.
Cores Old Sores,. Otter iemediee Wert eon
The worst cases, no matter of bow long standing,
Bre cored by the wonderful, old reliable Df.
Fritter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It refieres
ki i k ii u wit Mj mm i u in,i
READY TO OPEN.
ly of five. They perform in mid
air upon slender threads of steel,
aots that are both thrilling and
daring. It is the only aeriel wire,
walking act in this oountry at the
present time and is bound to prove
a sensation. , Prof. Tiebor's train -ed
seals take the plaoe of the si
milar act of last season. There
are six wonderfully trained ani
mals in this act and it is even bet
ter than the one that surprised,
and delighted everyone at the
opening here last April.
The base ball ilephants will
again be seen and another aot
presented by the two little baby
pachyderms is a big feature. The
Reynards, bioyolists, the Guioe
trio, the aeriel Bartletts, the'Lar
ett sisters ia human butterfly
act, the flying Donnizettity Fritz
B runner's lions; and some t ensa-
tiorai riding by Miss FleratBedii
ni, Olga Reed andthe aaloeshe ...
are twenty ot more futiirf Ciowns.
Jeaetehippf Jaot laiSei
ItillP kaveteshbr; grounds
promptly at ten o'clock lind !is aa
vertised to be more than mile ir'
length. The . Sparks show this
season will use two rings and a
stage and something will t be go
ing on every minute to amnse en
tertain and Instruct its patrons.
It is an amusement enterprise of
whioh every one is proud and
nothing short of a national calami
ty should keep any one at 'home
on show day. Make Tuesday, -April
14 a holiday and the open
ing a red letter day in the history
of local amusement, The man
agement has done its part, now it
is up to the public to show its ap
preciativn of their efforts.
Phillips For Commissioner.
The friends of Oscar H. Phillips
of Providence Township, are urg
ing him to annnounoe for county
commissioner. After hesitating
for sometime Mr. Phillips has
deoided to announce. Mr. Phil
lips is a worthy young man, a
graduate of Trinity College of
Durham, and aleo A and M. at
Raleigh. Mr. Phillips is well
qualified for serving the people as
a commissioner and it behoves us
to go to the primaries and eleot
him. We of the south' side of
Providence Township haye never
been represented by a commis
sioner. So give us Phillips and we'll
elect him, not only with Dsmoora
tio votes but with Republican as
well. A Votxb.
Medical Socletf to Meet In Statesillle.
Tin third annual convention of
the Ninth District Medioai Society,
will meet in Statesville, N O., Fri
day, April 10th, A very interest
ing program has been arranged
and a number of subjects ot im
portance to the doctors will bo
discussed. Dr. W. W. McKenzie.
of Salisbury, will dicusss the
treatment of pellagra, and other
eminent physicians will talk on
various other diseases. Dr. O. M.
Van Poole, of Salisbury, is presi
dent of the society and is anxious
that every physioian in Rowan
attend this meeting . Dr. O. M.
Banks MoNairy, Lenoir, N. O, is
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