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Scott Y (Auburn, 14 year' old
aon of M D Coburo formerly 'of
Salisbury, died at Henderson ville
Tuesday. August 5th He fell off
a bicycle, lraturctl his skull and
death followed several weeks lat
Cr, His remains were brought
to Salisbury and the interment
took' place in Chestnut Bill ceme
lery last Wednesday evening-.
A number, oi cases qT typhoid
fever are reported froii different
parts of the county and one deaih
lias resulted near Likeny in Solri
Hjll township, that or Roy E igle.
Will Melton, a ngro res;den
of East Sp?ncer, went to a near
by wood Tuesday night oT las
week and shot himself. Re'.i
tiv.'s soon found him and befor
dying- admitted that he shot him
self. Itjs thought he was som
C T Norman, a well known
citizen of Salisbury, died eati
Tuesday morning at Abbeville
where he had been for several
months in the interest of hi
health. Mr Norman was abou1
SO years old and. hd been for a
number of ears storekeep r it.
charge of supplies at the South
em's. Spencer shops. He leaver
a widow, who was Miss aude
Smithdeal, and one daughter
The remains were brougut to Sd
isbury Tuesday evening turd the
funeral look place from St JohnV
Lutheran church this afternoo
Br M M Kinard offici a ting" !.
Norman was City alderman fo
Several ears and a member o
the Patriotic Sons oi - Americ
and! the Junior Order Unite
American. mechanics being a d
egate to the State Council Tiu
Storeheu o1 . department of th
Spencer shops closed tor half a
day in honor o! Mr Norman, wh
had been storekeeper since soon
aftr tli e i hops were built Hi
had been in service of the South
tm and its predecessor for 3
years General Storekeeper Gu
ber and a number of the store
keepers from different parts on
the Southern were here to at'end
the funeral. Numerous, hand
som? designs cl floral offerings
testified to the popularity of the
Train Kills Unknowi Negro Woman.
An aged negro jwomin was in
stantly killed by the incoming
Yadkin train Monday" morning
shortly before 9 o'clock at a point
near the three miled post out ,ot
Salisbury. Ttie woman was walk
ing along' the track and stepping
off and just before the train reach
td her she stepped back on again,
being- so close at that time that it
was impossible for the engineer
to stop his engine in time to
avoid striking" her Her body
was placed aboard the train and
brought to Salisbury. The idem
ty of the woman was not known
but she is believed to have been a
partially demoted inmate of the
county home, located not far
from the scene of the acciden.
who had strayed away from trie
Estail Groor First Person Convicted on P.o
fiteerjnsc Washington, Aug 13. Impor
tant new developments in the gov
eminent 's fight to reduce the'
tight cost of living came today.
One of the most' interesting
was the announcement by Attor
ney General Palmer that the first
federal conviction for profiteering
fcad been obtained. District At
trnejr Lucey telegraphed from
Binghamton N. Y , that a retail
grocer liad been fined $500 for
Selling sugar at 15 cents a pound
Ko details were given and, the
law under which the case was
Drouernt was not Known nere
'A few good cases of profiteer
ing in each state will settle that
trouble," Mr Palmer remarked.
Tbo Flist Rural Carrier?; ; :- v
Mr and Mrs Guy- Trexler, of
Salisbury, areyisi ting- MrafTrex
Jer's father, Mr Q A Setzer, and
other .relatives in New tbh during-
Mr Trexfer's -vacation f rom the
Salisbury nostoffice. It will be
of interest to people in general
and especially to rural mail car
riers to remind them that Mr
Trcxler has the distinction of be
ing the first rural mail carrier ifi
the United States Back in 1894.
Congressman John S Henderson,
then chairman of the postoffice
and postroads committee of the
House and lather of the rural
mail service,, had the first experi
menial routes in United States
I'stabiiNbel in Rowan county
There were twoof them, one 18
long and the other 12 miles. Mi
PivxJer was carrier, for both
routes, taking the longer route in
Cue afternoon. He furnished his
iwn horse, and buggy and 'got $1
: d ty ascompens:ition '(Newton
E iterprise ) 1
Salisbury Township S. S. Holds a Successful
t community teachers' train
ing class and a religious census
of the city may grow out of the
Salisbury tou nship Sunday school
v invention, which met Sunday
afternoon at the First Methodist
i hurch. These were two oP th.e
things discussed and machinery
was started towards their accom
p' ibhment i ,
P 1; Lewis was elected presi-
f he township organization
..cai vear, CMC Barger
v ce-president. T V Long secre
tary and Mrs U S Morris treasur
er. These, with .1 C Durham, A
S ones and Mrs Prank R Brown,
form the executive committee. A
B Saiet-by was elected delegate
to the county convention which
inlets at Bethel at Franklin Sep
hm ?mk of the Lutlisran Churcii Sdeet.
Salisbury, Aug 111 T h e
second annual convention of the
Young People Federation of the
E-.'angelical Lutheran Synod of
North Carolina began in its ses
sion in St Paul's church, near
Salisbury Tuesday evening at 8
o'clock and will continue through
An interesting program had
been arratn-ed. This included
an address by - iss Martha Ak
ard. a missionary on leave from
Japan, and several talks by Miss
Mabr' :,ippard of Mont Amoena
st-miuary, vount Pleasant.
The reports submitted at the
meeting showed that during the
past year five new societies had
been organized, making the total
of local societies 43.
Manorial To T. F.
A large part of the Wednesday
session of the State Bar Associa
tion at Raleigh was taken up in
memorials and eulogies to late
members of the association, those
who ha,ve died since the last an
nual meeting of the lawyers' or
g.mization Among those whose
memories were thus honored was
the late Tlieo F KlUMz, of Salis
bnry, and a report of this part of
the Diov.eedings as appearing in
the Raleigh correspondence of
tle Greensb ro News says:
' Dr Louis H Clement of the Sal
iburv bar, presented the memr.r
iai to Theordore F Kluttz, of Sal
is ury distinguished lawyer
member of Congress and splendid
business man. Among all the
men strong before ttie jury Mr
K'uttz stood high Few men
who had this power were strong
on the stump, Mr Clement said
Mr Kluttz was the prince among
Be hlnce of Wales to Yisit America.
Si Johns, N. F, Aug. 1 1 The
British battleship Renown, bring
ing the Prince of Wales to New
feundiandj'was.sighted at 8 A- M.
local timg today from the Cape
St Francis lighthouse at the south
ern entrance of Conception Bay.
The Renown and her escort, the
cruiser Dragon, were - about IS
r miles away, preceed ing slowly.
S A L I &JU K
, ,:: and- - I
JlGWAfl COUNTY LOCALS
Sheriff K rid ijr aud bis depu
ties arretted a negro in East
Sp'ucer yeeltrday on a war
ant from Soiith (-flroliita
charging th fellow, J(ihi
Mc (Jnny with 'shooting lo
A, lot of people arH plan
ting to goto iMocksville to
morrow to attul the auuual
Masonic picnic .
The animal gathering of
Wuodrnn of tbn World at
Mill Bridge waej; held Tues
day. Th.it in oueof thelarg
est Katht?rihg in the county
each year TnecdayV fea
.uiH of the program was an
fnddreds by Lieutenaut Gov
vlax Gardner "
It is said both a creamery
nd cotton mill. are tp l e
recttd at Kockwell feoon.
Th fourth Fs her family
reunion will be held tomor
row in thft grove at the borne
d .Samuel R Fisher in Cabar
rus couuty. Ad interesting
jfogram has fceeu arranged.
An ice cream and box sup
er will be served at Orgau
diurch Sftunlay afternron,
Mies Annie Bostian has
o-eu elected principal of
rth Main Street city
-t'hool. A domestic science
iud lunch department will
e added to tbcity high
school. v The city schools it is
announced will begin their
i xt term September 15 and
rim nine mouths Miss Bos
t i a u is a uative r of Salip
bury and her selection goe
iu show that Salisbury girls
are ;ts capable as any. We
ird orlad to note that Mies
Kostiaa was given the post
tiou. An operation was perform
ed ou Captaiu DE Murphat
V e hospital a Fort McPher
son last wek and he is ' re
p rted lo be muh improved.
The P O S of A will have a
picnic at St John's Thursday,
AngiiHt 14 W A Daniel, of
Salisbury. State Secretary,
and Dr W B Dot t era will
s;eak in the morning and J
A Wellons, State President
of Smithfield will speak in
the afternoon. Refreshments
will be served and the public
is cordially invited.
Solicitor Hayden Clement
went dowu to'Coucord Mon
day morning to represent the
State in the rial of criminal
cae'i- a theA'igust tferm of
(abarrns Superior ' couri
which couve-ied Monday.
Jud.l W dim will pre
side atth;s term of cpurt.
Job n R (Jrawford, for uearly
2 ) years local manager of the
Po?tal Telegraph company
has resigned that p sition
and is succeeded by C A
Ritchie, who has been opera
tor in the office '-for some
years. The company has
leased a new office on . East
Oo(iicil Street from Mr Craw
ford and will soon move into
it. M Crawford is a native
qf Salisbury and has madn
good and has set a splendid
example for the boys of the
city. Give the beys a' chance
and they will allmake good.'
No Worms in a Healthy Child
All children troubled with worms have an on-
neaitnycGior,wnicninaicatespoorDiooa,anaaaa'i , 1 LJi,,lia tTi,T, rr,aa
rule, there is more, or less stomach disturbance. vlcUtJit! iJlLlcs uvrr llio uicu e
GROVE'S TASTELESS chUl TONIC given regularly rtiuimnrla will start im,
fortwoor three weeks-will enrich the blood. im- , Wage Uemana8 Will Siart MU
prove the digestion, and act as a General Strength- ofl J u f H 1 v tar all Ifhri mnn
ening Tonic to the, whole $ystem. Nature wUl then meaiaieiy BIier ail ,lUO men
!b SSSSSaSSSS have rerad to. work.
Judge P S Carlton r of No ,18,
cbaraperoned the children t)f thet
First Baptist' church over to
Thomasville on a4 pfenic last
Thursday. Of course the "kids
had a grand time -
Lieut Gov Max O Gar4ner,
councildf-of the Shelby council,
was aLVtsitor at a meeting of Wi
nona Council No 18,, last night,
lie made a short and interesting
talk, saying that the Juniors
were now 50,000 strong in this
State and that they were 15,000
or 20,000 ahead of any other or - j
der intbe State.
A Central Labor Council Organized. ' '
A number of men , belonging to
various unions in the city organ
ized a central council last Thurs
day evening and elected the fol
lowing officers: -
President R B Wright of the
boilermakers. ' . -
Vice-President G G Shoaf, of
the machinist helpers.
Recording Secretary Burton
Barringcr of the railway clerks.
financial Secretary and Treas
urer M M Clark, of the barbers.
A board of trustees was also
elected at tbe initial meeting last
m te .
Spencer Heo Return to Work.
The 1,500 members of the
federated Craft of the Southern's
Spencer shops at this point re-,
turned to work Monday morning.
The decision wds;finally reached
at a meeting Sunday afternoon.
The men bad been out on strike
since last Monday in an effort to
enforce their demands foV io
The men probably averaged
$4 00 per day, or altogether
$,000, which means a loss of
$36000 for the week.
State Labor Federation Defines "Recognition"
James Barrett, cf the State
Federation of Labor, informs
.The Albemarle News in a tele
gram from Raleigh dated August
12, that he interprets recognition
of a union by an employer to
mean 'To deal with the regular
ly consitituted authorities of the
Union through its committees
with respect to wages, hours and
working conditions." It does
mean, he adds, that the employ
er recognizes a closed sbop.
Tbe Stirewalt, Pless and tost Reunion.
The program of the joint re
union of the Stirewalt, Pless and
Yost families to be held at Mt
Hope Reformed church seven
miles South of Salisbury, on
Thursday, August 2lst, 1919, be
ginning at 10 30 a m, is as fol
lows. Devotional Services, Rev C R
Welcome Address, Roy G Pless.
Response, Rev C P Fisher.
Solo, Mrs Lily Rozzelle Knebel.
Address, Hon J L Reudleman.
Address, Rev M L Stirewalt. .
Solo, Mrs Knebel.
Business session, including
handing in of old records,
remarks by members of the fami
lies and election of officers.
Everybody cordially invited,
to come and bring well filled
baskets. Refteshments will .be
served 4n the grounds.
Strike of Shopmen Abont Cleaned op. .
Washington, Aug. 12.
Reports today to the railway
'employer department of
the American Fedeiation of
Labor indicated that the
strike of shopmen was "clan
ed up" exceptin Chicago and
a lew points in New Eug'aud
where it was expected the
men would return to work
before the end of the week
Conferences with Director
:r The marriage"of Misa Rosa
(i Trdpst , daughter- of Eli
Propst, of the Union cnorch
neighborhood, and James M
j rexier, wno resiaes near
Rockwell took place. Sunday
evening at the home of H P
Lyerly, where the bride has
m?de her home for several
years. Rev C A Brown of
China Grove, brother in-law
of the bride, performed .. thd
At the home of Mr and
!Vf rs D D Harwood Salisbury
Sunday evening Mies Lillfe
Mae Robinson became the
bride of B J Miller of Char
lotte. The ceremony was
performed by Rev C P Fieher
of Chiua (irove. The couple
have gone on a bridal trij,
south and will Jater make
their home in Charlotte
where the groom is connected
with the express company
Jones F Broadway, carrier
on Route No. 5, out of Salis
hury, and Miss Viola Myers,
h patron of his route were
married in Salisbury rl ueeday
afternoon, the ceremony be-
iug performed by W L Ray,
HI-q., in hia onice in the old
rhotrias Sides, ati automo
bile mechanic of Salisbury
iud Miss iNellie Teague, of
Blowing Rock, were married
at Leuoir Monday aud have
arrived here to make their
home in Salisbury .
The Best Physic.
When you want a pleasant
physic try Chamberlain's Tab
lets. They are easy to tak6 and
mild and gentle in effect, Thoy
are highly prized ;by people who
nave become acquainted with
their good qualities. They only
cost a quarter.
Wilson County pan Kills Himself With a
Wilson. Aug. 8, This after
noon Joseph Barnes committed
suicide at his home in Soring
Hill township by blowing off the
top of his head with a snot gun.
N reason is assigned for this
A.i Old Fault Finder.
An irritable and fault finding
disposition is often caused by
indigestion A man with good
digrestion and bowels that- act
regularly is usually good natur-
ed. When troubled with indi
gestion or constipation take
Chamb?rlam's Tablets. jThey
strengthen tbe stomach and ten
able it to perform its functions
naturally. They also cause a
oronf.lo mnvomont. rf tho VirtTxrale
Habitual Constipation Cured
in 14 to 21 Days
"LAX-FOS WITH PEPSIN" is a specially
prepared Syrup Tonic-Laxative for Habitual
Constipation. It relieves promptly but
should be taken regularly for 14 to 21 days
to induce regular action. It Stimulates and
Regulates. Very Pleasant to Take. 60c
Vacation Time is Here y win want
your vacation pictures finished
up as soon as you get" home and
you want tbe very best work in
the world for the price The
Barber Photo Supply Co of Win
ston Salem, are making a special
itv of mail orders for kodac de
veloj ing and finishing and are
prepared to do tbe wark at low
est prices. We also sell all kinds
ot photographic - goods by mail.
Write for onr price list and order
blanks. - - 7-2-5 pd.
L0St Automobile licen.se . tag No.
41607, tail lamp and part of
tire carrier, between Salisbury
and Kannapolis, or in Salisbury.
Finder will please return same
and receive reward.
J B Speck, R 2 China Grove.NC.
'Phone No 4222.
iu'S NEW oascovEiit
iifiere Backed by Salislmr
. Don't take dur word for it.
Don't depend on a stranger's
statement. . - . .
Read Salisbury endorsement ;
? Read the statement' of - Salis
And decide for yourself.
Here is one case of it
Mrs J O Williams, 311 N Lone
Sfc, says, 'My JSack acned con
siderably and when I tried to
oend over, knife-like pains
would shoot through 'me and I
could hardly straighten up
again. I bad awfullv bad dizzv
spells and black specks appear
ed before my eyes. Mornings I
was so lame I could Hardly get
my shoes on and my kidneys
were out of order and annoyed
mp. L got Doan's Kidney Pills
at the Smith Drug- Co. and be
gan using them, It was no
time before Doan's had me feel-
ing like myself again . They
strengthened my back and regu
60c. at at all dealers. Poster-
Milburn CoMfgrs. Buffalo, N. Y.
West Virginia Governor on the PItnnb Plan.
Charleston, W V., Aug.
13 Grovernor -John Corn
wall, answering a communis
cation from the"federated em
ployes ou the Chesapeake &
Ohio railroad criticisirsg his
qpposition to the Plum plan
for government ownershiD
characterized the plans
as 'neither eane nor fa'c"
He avered xthat should the
i ublic bdy the roads and
give them to railroad men to
manage all other public
utilities would do the same.
''Then we will have," said
Governor Corn well, "not so
cialism but chaos- They are
trying to run things that way
in Russ:a aud we will know
drove's Tasteless chill Tonic
restores vitality and energy by purifying and en
"riching the blood. You can soon feel its Strength
ening, Invigorating Effect. Price 60c .
Weather Forecast for August, 1919.
From 4 to 12 fair, change
able threatening h e a v y
Btorms south, mostly this
From 12 to l fair with
rains, tnreatening. cola by
From 18 to 25, fair threat
ening wind and rain and cool
From 25 to Sept 3rd, fair,
threatening short rains' with
hail sligjbtly in some sections,
from' changeable storms
ugust shows changeable
all along with short storms,
all rains locally this month
w f t h slight hails.
Some sections still dry accord
ing to moon changes,
This August 1st.
Henry Reid, Box 1 '
3, Salisbury N. C.
You Do More Work,
You are more ambitious and you get more
enjoyment out of everything when your
blood is in good condition. Impurities in
the blood have a very depressing effect on
the system, causing weakness, laziness,
nervousness and sickness.
GROVE'S TASTELESS Chill TONIC
restores Energy and Vitality by Purifying
and Enriching the Blood. When you feel
its strengthening, invigorating effect, see
how it brings color to the cheeks and how
it improves the appetite, you will then
appreciate its true tonic value.
GROVE'S TASTELESS Chill TONIC
is not a patent medicine, it is simply
IRON and QUININE suspended in Syrup.
So pleasant even children like it The
blood needs Quinine to Purify it and IRON
to Enrich it. These reliable tonic prop
erties never faU to drive out impurities in
the blood. -The
Strength-Creating Power of GROVE'S
TASTELESS Chill TONIC has made it
the favorite tonic in thousands of homes.
More than thirty-five years ago; folks
would ride a long distance to get GROVE'S
TASTELESS Chill TONIC: when a
member of their family had "Malaria oj
needed , a body-building, strength-giving
tonic. The formula is just the same to
day, and you can get it from anar drui
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