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ROWAN COUNTY LOCALS
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Pv W Vandyke of Elizabeth
Town, Teun. The man who
jo raped firm5 western train No.
12. last Buuday night, has been
returned to his home. A tele
gram received by Sheriff Krider
gave no information regarding the
man, but was from tLe First Na
tional Bank of Elizabeth Town,
and stated that the man's return
expenses would be paid Special
officer J. F Traziare acoompanied
An alarm of fire called the de
pattment to the Western Union
Telearaph office. The trouble
was with the wires which caused
considerable smoke and it was
believed a fire was in progress
It was nothing serious however
and the trouble was soon remedied
On last nicht Salisbury was
viiitedby a ram and hail storm
.which only lasted for a few min
utea aud did small damage if aiy
There was a meeting held at the
First Methodist cl.uich Motday
nichfe at eicht o'cl- ck to set in
C , a
mctiou a movement for the build
incr of a modern church. With
this in view,, Rev. Jrhn W. Moor
preaohed a strong sermon l$m dav
moruirg, on the .subject, "A
The Rowan County Baraca'
Association held its c t veLtion ii
the old ocurt h-uae Sunday after
noon. Qaifceacrowd was preieui
to attend the exercises whiuh wer
presided overly T.J Andeieon,
president of the county union .
There are now more than 6?,,0C0
members iu this State.
The police census of Salisbury
recently craerea ibsbu u
tain the city population Bince the
boundaries were increased by the
recent legislature his been com
pleted. The total- shown is 12,
The Salisbury public schools
will close on Friday, may 21st,
and the commencement exercises
will take place on Monday the
24th. The speakers have not yet
There was a very serious wreck
in the .Greensboro yards Sunday,
when the show trains of Smith
Bros Carnival collided with a
switch eugine, Brakeman W. A.
Andrews of Spencer suffered a
mashed foot and four members
of the snow were slightly injured
Lawyer G. W. Garland of Colo
rado, spent laBt Wednesday night
at D. 0 Lingle'a near Granite
Qoarry, and after spending Thurs-
day in Salisbury left for South
flumlina aad thence to Alaska
wher? he wiil spend the summer
Mr. Garland was looking well.
Son Bryce, colored, who is well
known in Salisbury police circles
aud who has figured in several
stare robberies in Salisbury has
been at his old tricks again in
Charlotte and has been captured
with two oth-rs. The three are
ooly small boys.
Jacob Sachs, Daniel Ellieon and
t? a irViioa tiowa nnmhftBftd t,hf
stock of tne Rogers Clothing Com-
nanv and will continue the busi-
ness at the old stand on North
Main Street. F B. Miller who
bad the management of this com
pny for some time will again gi
on tne roaa lor a porirait cum-
pauy for which he traveled yea
Ho. in which he made a splendid
The congregation of the First
M. E. church are anxious for the
building of a new church, and a
large crowd was present at the
meeting Monday night. A oom-
mittea was appointed to look after
the matter and arrive at an esti
mate of what the proposed struct-
ure will cost. By a unanimous
vote at the Monday night meeting
4 A.AA th.tha nl.M tn
build was on the present site.
Several defendants were con
victed on oharge of selling liquor
in the Rowan Superior Court
Tuesday morning but as yet have
not been sentenced. Court is iu
session again today.
R. S Rasan who has had
oharge of the Southern Power
Company's sub-station in Salis
bury ior a number of years has
been transferred to Great Falls,
8. 0 and has taken up his work
there. His many friends regret
to aes him leave Salisbury,
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T. W. Summersett and G. W I f r
Wright left for Raleigh Monday
to attend the State meeting of the
Njrth Carolina Undertakers and
Funeral Directors Association.
Last week someone entered the
. .a r-
secretary s desk in tne Sunday
school room of the First Metho
dist church and tcok a small jar
oor taining something over 2.00.
The jar was known as a birthday
. T 1 !j.J
jar and in it cmioren aepositeu
small sums on their birthdays to
be used for ceedy Sunday schools.
This is the second time that a jar
has been stolen from the same
The friends of Lindsay Garrett
will be pained to learn of bis
critical condition at a Baltimore
hospital where he went some dayirta duath was blood poison cans
ago to ' undergo an operation for ed bp burns received several weeks
an affection of the jaw caused by , ag0t ' Deceased is snrvivvd by, a
the extraction of a tooth. Upon !
the receipt of a message anuouno-'
in his oritioal condition bis son
Hugh Garrett and two son-in laws
went to Baltimore to be witn nim.
Joe Mevlin, a former Spencer
man and a machinist, was instant- j
iv killed in a motorcycle race'
last week at Springfield, mo.,
Mr. Newlin was 28 years of age
aud was an expert rider, lie in
some way lost control of his ma-
chine which ran into the fence.
The remains were carried to Bor
lington the old home of the de-
ceased for interment.
The District meeting of the Jr.
O IT. A. M. will convene at
Albemarle on Friday. May 7Sh
Four counties ino udiug Rowan
will make up the District.
E.G. Shore and Miss Annie
Holder, of Spencer, were married
iaBt Thursday evening by Esq. W.
jjay ftt gpencer. The young
00nDle left for several points in
Virginia and upon their return
mnkfl their home in Spencer.
Msnueiit to lie UiTtiM
The Granite Quarry Camp, W .
O. W., will unveil a monument to
the memory of their deceased
brother, Sovreign J. rank isyrd
iu the Reformed Cemetery of Faith
dunday afternoon at 2:80 o clook
Pastor 0. A. G, Thomas of the
First UaDtlBB UnOIOB, DSHIUUIJ,
and the Albemarle quartette will
furnish the music, f he public is
invited and quite a crowd is ex
pected to be present.
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Anneal Veteran Re-Onion
On Pridav. May 14b, the an
nual -re-uufon of the Confederate
vetsraos of Rowan County will be
held in tne Salisbury Uraded
School building under the auspices
of the R ibert F. Hoke Chapter, U.
D C . The exerciies will begin at
10:80 a. m. Dinner will be serv
aA at tVia cnnclnsion of the 6X61-
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Mrs. Tessie Hearn, aged 72 years
died at her home on Che tnut Hill
last Wednesday afternoon at four
o'clock. The funeral took place
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'olook
from North Main Street M. E.
Church and the interment was in
Chestnut Hill Cemetery.
A telegram received here Mon
day night from Pensaoola, Fla.,
anncunoed the death of John M.
Roberts, a brother of Mrsr Charles
Price and Mus Carrie Roberts of
this city. The cause of Mr Rob-
wiff , one brother and two sisters.
He was well known in Salisbury
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Very low round trip fares,
Dates of sale March 1st to Nov
ember 80th, 1915. Final return
limit three mouths from date of
sale, except that these tiokets
will not be good to return laser
than December 81st. 1915.
Low round trip fares from
nrincipal points as follows:
Charlotte $84 15. Salisbury $84.15,
Hieh Point $84 15. Greensboro
$8415, Mount Airy $86 25, Gas
touia $88 15, North ' Wilksboro
$87.85, StateBville $84.15 Hiokory
288.25. Moraautou Win
ston-Salem $84.15. Shelby $82.60.
Fares from other points on same
basis. Fares to Seattle or in
Portland and Seattle, at higher
rate. These .ticket will permit
of diverse routing and will allow
Btcp-over on both going and re
turn trip within limit of ticket
Southern Railway offers choice
of several routes of historio inter
est from which to seleot; going
one way and returning smother.
Through oouneition and good
service via Memphis, 8t., Louis,
Chicago or New Orleans
Through cats daily via New
Orleaus and Sunset Route. Spe
cial oar parties now being arrang
ed, affording opportunity to make
trip without change with select
oompany on outgoirg trip; re
turning at leisure via and route
vou may choose, stopping oft at
your own pleasure, thereby Avoid'
:-n tha riiBnnmfnrta of amino
and returning -with large tour par
, ..: irttkr --.!
ties, beiDff compelled to follow the
crowd. In going individually or
with speoial Pullman car parties
ysu spend your own money, stop
where yu please and go and come
to suit your own oouvenience and
save money paid tourist agents
for escorting you around.
For f orther information apply
to Southern Railwav agents, or
R H. De ButtS)
division passenger agent,
Charlotte, N. 0.
Invigorating to the Pale and Sickly
The Old Standard general strengthening tonic,
GROVE'S TASTELESS chUl TONlC.drives out
Malarianriches the blood, build up the tytenv
A tra Tonic. For adaUs pad children. Nc
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THE COUNTY FAIR
By Peter Radford
Lecturer National Farmers' tJnlon
The fanner gets more out of the
fair than anyone else. The fair to a
cfty man Is an entertainment to a
farmer it is education. Let us take a
stroll through the fair grounds and
linger a moment at a few of the'pointB
of greatest interest We will first
visit the mechanical department and
hold communion with the world's
.greatest thinkers. , , w. ?
You are now attending a congress of
the mental giants in mechanical sci
ence of all ages. They are addressing
you in tongues of iron and Bteel and
in language mute and powerful tell an
eloquent Btory of the world's progress.
The Inventive geniuses are the most
valuable farm hands we have and
they perform an enduring service to
mankind. We can all help others for
a brief period while we live, but it
takes a master mind to tower into the
realm of science and light a torch of
progress that will illuminate the path
way of civilization for future genera
tions. The men who gave us the
sickle, the binder, the cotton gin and
hundreds of other valuable inventions
work in every field on earth and will
continue their labors as long as time.
Their bright intellects have conquered
death and they will live and serve
mankind on and on forever, without
money and without price. They have
shown us how grand and noble it la
to work for others; they have also
taught us lessons In economy and effi
ciency, how to make one hour do the
work of two or more; have length
ened our lives, multiplied , our
opportunities and taken toil off the
back of humanity.
They are the moat practical men
the world ever produced. Their In
ventions have stood the ac'd test of
utility and efficiency, like all useful
men, they do not seek publicity, yet
millions, of machines sing their praises
from every harvest field on earth aud
as many plows turn the soil in mute
applause of their marvelous achieve
ments. RURAL SOCIAL CENTERS
We need social centers where our
young people can be entertained,
amused and instructed under the di
rection of cultured, clean and com
petent leadership, where aesthetio
surroundings stir the love for the
beautiful, where art charges the at
mosphere with inspiration and. power,
and Innocent amusements instruct
and brighten their lives.
To hold our young people on the
farm we must make farm life more
attractive as well as the business of
farming more remunerative. . The
school house should be the social unit,
I properly equipped for nourishing and
building character, so that the lives of
our people can properly function
around it and become supplied with
the necessary elements oi human
thought and activity.
OofrtMtment luwefca at every
maa'a 4oor, but la often or
dered eff the aremlsaa ae an
Beid Thc Waxohhak and Record
CARAl&EL. NUT CAKE.
Cream half a cupful of butter with
two cupfuls of sugar, add a cupful of
milk, teaspoonful of yanilla and three
cupfuls of flour, sifted with, two heap
ing teMpoonfuls of baking powder.
Fold in the stiffly beaten whites of
four eggs and bake in three layers.
For the filling cook together for
three-quarters of an. hour two cupfuls
of brown sugar, one cupful of cream
and one tablespoonful of butter, take
from the fire, add two tablespoohfuls
of vanilla and a cupful of walnut
meats. Put layers together with fill
ing and cover the top with caramel
icing, garnished with half-walnut
meats. For the' frosting use i acup and
a half of brown sugar, taree-foarths
of a cup of thin -cream and one-haH
tablespoonful of butter. Boil until' it
forms a ball In cold water.
TO CLEAN NICKEL.
First rub well with kerosene oil.
then make a paste with strong vine,
gar and whiting. Spread this over
the nickel thickly and allow it to dry
on. then polish with chamois.
Hmi W. Miller, Vice President Southern
Henry W. Miller, heretofore
assistant to the president of the
Southern Railway, has been pro
moted and elected vice president,
resident at Atlanta, Ga.
The office of first vice president
has been aboli hed as a mark of
resp9Ct to the late Col. A. B An
drews, the only incumbent sinOH
the organization of the company
ROCK GROVE. . -May
3. We had a fiae rain last
uight. I guess cottou aud com
will show up now.
There will be an ice oream sup
per at M. L. Orercash s store Sat
urday night, May 8tb. Eveiy
body is cordially iuvited to come
out and enjoy themselves.
' There will be preaching at Rock
G-ove M E. Church the 8rd Sat
urday night in this month .-.
Mrs. Ida Basinger is sick wJtb
M. A. Overcash and wife visited
at H. U. Roseman's Saturday and
Luther Orercash visited near the
cross roads Sunday night.
Mr - aud Mrs. M. L. Overcash
visited at C. R. William's Sunday
Daniel Powlas visited his people
in Kannapolis last week.
M. L. Orercash had his house
painted last week in Kannapolis.
May 8. As tcdsy is the beginn
ing of examination week' every
thing is on the go, aud everybody
preparing to tell what they know,
The Kutberford Oollegs "Min
streP gave a? good performance
htre Saturday evening, after
which a reception was given by
Mi.s Lala Abernatby, to the
school. Everyone enjoyed the
A few wefks sgr M. W. Wintis
of Yudkii.ville, N C, and Mi'f
"aigaret Louis of Abland, N C
both students of Rutherford C
If ge, pre secretly married at the
Methrdiet paxrenage. after which
tl ey braid-d weet'l'ouj d train
Ne. 11 Pnd lrft fir Nw Caitle,
L d., wi ere they will make their
future h( n.e. We wish fcr thm
a lore at d napns me.
Ort of the most interesting
ff stores of our commencement, is
the graduating txeroiaeB. Ibf
jeoior c ase has aa enrollment ol
thirteen boys, two of whom are
Rowan boys, Joseph H. Brendull
Jr. of .Granite Quarry, and I.
Leroy Shaver of Lower Roau.
Thre orations rre to be delivered
by the following three gentlemen :
Robert Weaver Edwards of States
ville, N. C, Isaac Liroy Shaver,
of Richfield, N. C , and Willis
W ray Morse, of Portsmouth, Va.
The commencement program is as
foil ws: Surday. May 9, 800
p. m. Y. M C. A. Sermon by Rev.
Oiin-W. Dowd of Gibton, N. C.
Monday, May 10, 8:00 p. oi.
concert by the victorial Liteary
Tuesday, May 11. 11: a. m
annua! sermon by Rey. Hairy M.
Nv rth of Duiham, N. 0,,
Tuesday, May 11, 2:80 p
Tuesday, May 11, 8:00 p
Inter aooiety debate,
Wednesday. May 12, 10 a. m
commenced using it. Soon got better and am now entirely cured and feel
like a new woman. Peruna Is my comfort. I will never be without it" Mrs.
Thomas M. Morgan. R. F. D. 2, Wadawortu. Ohio.
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If you want to buy a Farm,
Large or Small, see us.
Lf vouhavea Farm to Sell,
List itwith us.
!f SALISBURY REALTY
and Inourance Company.
ihoold Convln :e be 6rei!et Skep'lc In
Because it's the evideuco of a
Testimony early investigated.
The strongest ei dcrsement cf
The best proof Read it:
Mrs. M. B. Graham. 614 E .
Fisher St., Salisbury, says: 'I
suffered a great deal from sharp,
piercing pains across the smill cf
my back. I couldn't straighten
nivctppmng and the muiclea
bftTwwrmy shoulders were so rev
felt badly all over. After tak
ing Doan's Kidney Pilla fcr
awhile, I wai better in evry way,
J use them when my kidneys get
Mut of order and they always ben
Price 503, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get D an's . Kidiify Pil's the
same that Mrs. Graham bad. F-s-tr
Mil burn Co., Props , Buffalo.
Wednesday, May 12, 11:00 a.
m commencement address! by
Hon. Clyde R Hoey, of Shelby,
Wednesday, May 12 2:80 p. m.
Alutnui addreis, by Prof. W.
Frster Starues of Weaver College,
Weaversville, N. 0.
Wednesday, May 12, 8 00 p. m.
commencement play by College
Everbody is cordially invited
to be with us May 0, aud 12tb.
Aches or Pains
- Peruna Did It f or Me.
"1 find Peruna an excellent spring; and
summer medicine and am glad to call
the attention of my friends to it. I
know by -experience that Peruna is a
good medicine, and always recommend
It whenever I have an opportunity. I
can truthfully say that I have no traces
of my old complaint, and have neither
ache nor pain, and enjoy life. Words
cannot express my appreciation for the
good Peruna has done tne."
PERUNA THE SPRING
AND SUMMER MEDICINE.
"I use to "get cramps In my stomach.
I had sick headaches. My stomach
nearly killed me. My family physician
only gave me temporary relief. I got
out of patience and had given up all
hopes of recovery. I then wrote to Dr.
Hartman and he advised me to take
1 Peruna. I got a bottle of Peruna and