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SALISBURY. N. C. JULY 24, 1384.
rrsUJSBUBY, Saturday, aug.
Democratic Couotj Convention
for now an,
will be held at tlie Court
House in Salisbury, Saturday August 9tli,
iaLat 12 o'clock M
for the purpose of
noiuiuatinj; candidates as follows, to wit :
House of Representatives, Register of
Deeds, Comity Treasurer, Sheriff, Cor
oner and County Surveyor.
The Democratic Township Conven
tions "win" beheld respectively at the
Ugual roting preciots, on Saturday Aug.
"el, 1884, at 12 o'clock M., forth purpose
If electing delegates to ttr& bounty Con
Tention. and also for tiding Township
Kxecutive Comiaittees, f M committee
to consist of live ai'iive Ly'ats.
Each Township may -WP as many
delegates to the County Convention as it
may see fit.
The Township Executive Committees
trill also meet in Salisbury Aug. 9th
1&4 to elect the County Executive Com
mittee, J- W. M.vlsky, Cli'm.
Deui. Co. Ex-Coin.
Salisbury. July 7th, 1884.
CON ESS ION A L CONVEN
TION. Statesville, X. C, June 27, 1884.
The undersigned would respectfully no
tify the Democrats of the 7th congres
sional district of North Carolina, that the
Democratic executive commit te of said
district has called a convention to meet
in the town of Salisbury, N. C, on the
1st Thursday in August next, for the
purpose of nominating a candidate for
Congress and also an elector for said dis
trict. The various townships and coun
ties composing said district are requested
to hold their conventions for the purpose
of electing delegates to said district con
tention. H. Bingham,
Chairman Ex. Com. 7th Dist.
Appointments of Gen. Scales.
The Democratic State conVmittee
announce the following appointments
for Gen. A. M. Scales, at which Dr.
Tyre York, the Republican candidate
has been invited to meet him, and a
joint canvass may be expected :
Newton, Saturday, August 2d.
Marshall, Monday, August 4lh.
Bumsville, Wednesday, August 6th.
Btttar-sfllle, Thursday, August 7th.
Marion, Saturday, August 9th.
Morganton, Monday, August 11th.
Lenoir, Saturday, August 16th.
Boone, Monday, August 18.
Jpfforumi Ti 1 1 1 -i v A unmet 1 Q
Sparta, Wednesday, August 20.
Tran Hill. Thnrsilnv. Alienist 9.1
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W ilk esboro, Friday, August 22.
Elkin, Saturday, August 23.
Dobson, Monday, August 26.
Mocksville, Wednesday, August 27.
Salisbury, Thursday, August 28.
Democratic papers circulating in
the western part of North Carolina
are requested to copy.
How to Keep Health.
Never begin a dinner with pie.
Never sleep in your overshoes.
Never ride a thin horse bare back.
Never walk fifteen miles before
Never carry a barrel of potatoes
on your head.
Never put your feet in the fire to
Never swallow your food before
you chew it.
Never jump out of the window for
a short gut.
Never drink more than you can
Never give a tramp your summer
clothes in tire, winter.
Never jump more than ton feet to
catch a ferry boat.
Never sit by a red hot stove with
a sealskin cap or ulster on.
Never thrust your knife more than
halfway down your throat.
Never kick an infuriated bull-dog
when you have slippers on.
Never let your clothes dry on you
when you are caught in the rain.
Never walk into a parlor at a re
ception and put your feet on the man-
tlepiece. It will cause the blood tot
run to your head.
THE DRY MAN.
"Glorious country I" cried Frank
Seagrave, as the ontward bound steam
er for Brazil glided into the smooth
estuary of the Tagus, and on either
side of her rose the green sunny hills
;and waving woods of beautiful Por
"And glorious weather, too," add-
ed Harry Fitzgerald. ''Englishman
though I am, I'm not as patriotic as j
Marryat's sailor, who, getting back ;
to England in the thick of a channel
log atter a twelve months cruise in
the Mediterranean, growled approv
ingly, 'Ah ! this is wliat I call weath
er ! None o' yer lubberly blue skies
"Yes, I think the por Bay of Bis
cay's been sadly maligned," said his
cousin Jack. "We've been right
: . e :.i :,i . i ....
c, ..u v,
AH the day
In the Biscay, O !"
"We've been mighty lucky so' far,
sure enough," put in Cecil Vane,
"and the only thing wan ting's a few
"Well, if that's your complaint,
Mr. Vane," said the captain's deep
voice from behind, "you'll soon be
cured, for we're just going To take
aboard as nice a girl as you ever saw.
She's an old friend of mind, too; the
daughter of my old chum, Fred,For
roster, who's coffee-growing in Brazil
now, and she's going to him from
Lisbon. 'There'll be a pretty stir
among you young fellows when Miss
Lucy comes. I shouldn't wonder if
she even put Mr. Clitheroe out of his
course just a little bit."
At this there was a gereral laugh,
for Winthrop Clitheroe, the only
American among the jovial party of
five addressed by Capt. Barclay, had
already, young Us he was, seen and
done so much that to surprise or star
tle hm appeared simply impossible.
In any real, danger he was the bold
est of the bold, but the moment
it was over he relapsed into the
cool, "don't-care-a-cent" compos
ure which had already earned him
the nickname of "the dry man."
Miss Forrester proved quite as
charming as the captain had said, and
the effect of her presence was soon
Jack Fitzgerald, hitherto as care
less of his dress as any Cossack, sud
denly bloomed into an amazing dan
dy. His cousin Harry, whose first
appearance was usually after the sec
ond breakfast bell, took to getting
up surprisingly early, and pacing the
deck like a sentinel till Lucy's pretty
face was seen rising through the com
Franjt Seagrave took to getting up
appropriate scraps of poetry on the
sly and bringing them in on all oc
casions sometimes mixing them up in
a very striking fashion : while Cecil
Vane who had somehow mistaken
himself for an artist, plumed himself
upon his cleverness in catting out the
rest by getting leave to lake Miss
Forrester's portrait, till just as he
was about to present it to the charm
ing original, he discovered with rage
and despair that while his back was
turned for a moment, wicked Jack
had sketched a short pipe between
her cherry lips pouring out a volume
of smoke worthy of Vesuvius.
But although the captain's prophe
cy was correct thus far, he seemed
quite at fault as to Clitheroe. The
"dry man" went on his dry way just
as usual, seeming to trouble himself
very little about Lucy or her admir
ers. True, he appeared to be always
on hand when a seat was to be placed
for her, a shawl arranged or a book
fetched from the saloon ; but he rare
ly stayed to be thanked, and had
seemingly much less taste for her so
ciety than for that of the sailors, with
whom he was immensely popular.
So matters stood when one morn
ing Clitheroe, to escape the "deck
washing" which was cleaning off the
grime of the coals taken in at the
Cape Verde island, climbed up into
the foretop, aud, stretching himself
at full length began to read, a move
not lost upon his four comrades be
low. "Good chance to make our dry
man a wet man eh, boys?" whisper
ed Jack Fitzgerald, glancing at the
'iggiug; an(l then at the hose pipe,
which the sailors had left lying on
"Right you are," grunted Seagrave
who was rather cross that rooming,
having found Lucy and Clitheroe in
such close conversation when became
on deck, that he passed almost unno
ticed "there, you hold the pipe, and
But this mischievous design, like
most other designs of the sort, recoil
ed upon their own heads. The jet
of water, striking agaiust the plank
ing of the foretop, fell back upon
them in a perfect deluge, while the
few drops that did pass between the
timbers wasted themselves on the
thick plaid upon which Clitheroe
"I say, this won t do jrou.
growled Jack, shaking himself like A
water-dog. "Hold hard for half a
minute with the hose,"
Up the rope-ladder he climbed like
a cat, with the nozzle of the pipe over
his arm. But the wary American was
not to be caught so easily.
Just as Fitzgerald came within
arm's length of him, and gave the
signal to pump, Clitheroe suddenly
stretched his arm over the edge of
the top, and seizing the pipe, turned
it back right upon Jack himself, who
was instantly drenched to the skin,
'and so staggered that he all battum-
bled down headforemost, while his
discomfiture was greeted with a hear
ty burst of laughter from the crew,
the captain, and worse still, Miss For
But, as if to blot out the memory
of his mishap, the four cavaliers be
came more attentive than ever; and
Lucy, sorely puzzled what to do with
them, asked the advice of her friend
"Well, my dear," said the old sail
or, "if you want to know wlwch of
them likes you the best, that is
easily settled. We'll anchor off Per-
uambuco to-morrow, and its smooth
water inside the reef and no sharks
about ; just you manage to fall over
board somehow, aud see who 11 jump
lhe idea delighted Lucy, who was
perfectly fearless, and could swim
like a Fijian.
Scarcely had they been anchored
an hour, when a loud scream startled
every one, and Lucy was seen falling
from the binnacle into the sea. Her
four courtiers instantly plunged after j
her ; but Clitheroe (who had seen too A. Hendricks early in the canvass,
many real accidents to be deceived by in which he tries to shift the respon
Lucy's acting, clever as it was,) guess- nihility for the late frauds in the Bu-
ed at once what was intended, and
watched the progress of the scene
With quiet amusement. J
It was lucky for poor Lucy that a
boat was so promptly launched to j
pick her up, for her four companions j
in their eagerness to save her, seemed I
much more likely to drown her in-
But none the less was the experi- ,
ment a failure, aud the puzzle as great !
"Oh, dear !" whispered she to her 1
counselor, "it's no good after all, for
thev all lumped together ! Which ,
am I to prefer ?"
Which ?" echoed the captain, look- 1
ing with a broad grin from the drip- !
ping heroes to the imperturble
Clitheroe, "which? Why
one, of course !
And so she did.
Cleveland's Efforts to Subserve the
Interests of the Workiuffmen.
A correspondent of the New York
Herald, who visited Gov. Cleveland
a few minutes after the announcement
of his nomination7 for President was
received, writes :
It was exceedingly difficult for
your correspondent to induce the
Governor to discuss the convention
and its results. He fought shy of all
leading questions. This reticence was
of course, natural under the peculiar
circumstances of the position now oc-
cupied by him as the candidate of
the Democratic party for President of
the United States. However, the
in his usual tran U way.
"I suppose you have carefully
watched the proceedings of the con
"No. I have not. but I have been
informed by those about me of the
progress made. I have been much
gratified by the manly and dignified
course taken by those friends in Chi
cago who seem to have believed my
nomination the wisest, but bae been
not a little surprised at the position
taken by those who thought other
wise. If there are weak points in the
record of any mau they should, of
course, be developed aud investiga
ted before he is token as the candi
date of a great party. But to say that
I have ever failed to embrace every
opportunity afforded me te elevate
the condition and subserve the real
interests of the workingman and to
protect him in ail his rights is false.
This, however, is but evidence of the
readiness of some persons to make
careless statements when engaged in
a struggle, and others to accept such
statements as facts instead of ascer
taining the truth from the records."
A crowd of visitors here entered
and interrupted any further conver
sation. In talking subsequently with
some of the Governer's friends who
stood in a corner of the executive
chamber, your correspondent obtain
ed some important information as to
the real merits of two pretended
labor bills which failed to become
laws. One was the mechanics' lien
bill. On a careful examination of
this measure it is clear to anybody
that such a law would injure instead
of benefit the workingman, Jt was
totally impracticable aud loaded dowu
with provisions which would defeat
the very ends it sought to accom
plish. Jt is charged
drawn mainly in the
that it was
interest of a
cliqne of lawyers who aimed at in
creasing bills of costs in certain cases.
The Governor's memorandum in
which fatal objections are noticed
reads as follows :
"The bill repeals in direct terms a
number of mechanics' lein laws, in
cluding one specially applicable to
the city of New York. I notice two
features which I think objectionable
enough to warrant me in declining to
sign it. First it gives all parties hav
ing claims four mouths after perform
ance of work or furnishing material
to file a lien. Second, it allows on
proceedings to enforce the lien the
same costs as in foreclosure gases.
This would be quite erroneous and, I
think, should not be allowed."
The bill regulating the hours of
labor of drivers and conductors of
horse cars is also thoroughly under
stood here as tending to injure in
stead of benefit the workiugman.
The Governor's memorandum in re
jecting this measure reads:
"It is distinctly and palpably class
legislation, in that it only applies to
conductors and drivers on horse rail
roads. It does not prohibit the mak
ing of a contract for any number of
hours' work, I think, and if it does,
it is an interference with the employ
es as well as employers' rights. If the
car drivers and conductors work few
er hours they must receive less pay,
and this bill does not prevent that.
I cannot think this bill is in the in
terest of the workiugman."
Mr. William E. Chandler has seen
fit to write an open letter to Thomas
reau of Medicine and Surgery in the
navy department. He alleges that
that the principal petitioners for tlie
reappointment of Dr. Wales, under
whose authority the defaulter
Carrigan was, were Democrats. This
proves nothing, except that Mr.
Chandler's subordinates are selected
by an atrocious system which he
neither does nor can condemn and
neither would nor could reform.
wnen ivir. unanuicr admits mat ne
had suspicions of corruption a year
ago he gives away his whole case, as
he might then have investigated the
delinquency, removed and punished
the guilty person and saved some of
the public money. The letter is not
in Chandler's usual vigorous vein,
but it Mr. Hendricks should get
worked up, as he has a way of doing
once in a while, the secretary of the
navy might be reminded that the
buzz saw is still a dangerous thing in
politics, News & Observer.
A Foiled Diplomat.
"George, dear," she
man, as she
the parlor with her bonnet on
guess we'd better take a wal ; papa
is expecting company to-night."
"Very well," added her lover, ap-
prehensively, recalling the expensive
consequences of previous walks. Be-
fore u ,m(1 )af a hi)ckf how
... , , .,
ever, an idea struck him, and he said:
"I was reading such an interesting
article in the paper this morning."
"Yes; what was it about?"
"About the danger of eating ice
cream. Your can't imagine how
many people have died from it, Liz
zie. In eight cases out of ten it is
"Oh, my, how glad I am you told
me, dear," exclaimed the innocent
girl, with a Chicago twinkle in, her
eye ; "you buy a couple of quarts of
it and I'll taite it home to k rats."
Zeb Vance wants to get home. He
is reported by Mr. Randall, corres
pondent of the Augusta, Ga., Chroni
cle and Constitutionalist, as saying
"I long for adjournment. I want to
en fishin?. The campaign is about
to burst over my Stale and the coun
trv. but 1 11 t?o hshiner once it l die
J J O
for it. I want to go back to old North
Carolina. I want to wake up in the
morning and see the pine trees, and 1
waut to smell them when I go to bed,
as their perfume floats into the win
dow and makes me dream that I was
a child again. Yea, verily, I want
to go out into our old fields once more
and see a nigger plowing a one-eyed
mule, with a coffee-sack for a plow-
line. That sight would be more
agreeable to me than a vision of
Arabv the Blest or Barnum's circus.
I am like the servant of the Sorcerer
in the B'ack Crook 'I want to go
home ! I want to go home !' "
A Cure for Earace. It is said
that by the following simple method
almost instant relief of earache is af
forded : put five drops of chloroform
ou a little cotton or wool in the bowl
of a-clay.pipe, then blow the vapor
through the stem into the aching ear.
STANDS AT THE HEAD!
That it is the acknowledged Leader is a
fact that cannot be disputed.
MANY IMITATE IT.
NONE EQUAL IT.
The Largest Armed.
The Lightest Running.
The Most Beautiful Wood Work.
AND IS WARRANTED
To be made of the best material.
To do any and all kinds of work.
To be complete in every respect.
Agents wanted in unoccupied territory.
DOMESTIC SEWING MACHINE CO.,
For sale by KLUTTZ & RENDLEMAN,
dO:iy. . Salisbury, N. C.
Rowan County, June 5th, '84
PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE
At the Court House door in Salisbury, on
Monday the 4th day of August, 1884, I will
sell that valuable plantation formerly own
ed by George Cauble, situated five miles
south of Salisbury adjoining the Rimer
Mine land, and the land of David EUcr anil
others, containing 185 acres. This land
has a number of
on it, and is believed to be rich in minerals.
Terms of sale. One half of the purchase
money will be required as soon as the sale
is confirmed, and a credit of 6 months, with
interest at eight per cent from day of sale
will be allowed for the other half. By order
of Court, J. M. HORAH, Clerk
Superior Court, Rowan Co.
Tornado and Fire Insurance.
TEE HOME INSURANCE CO. of N.
Capital $1,000,000. Cash Assets tL4tt.7Sl.ll.
Is now prepared to Insure property not
only against tire but against loss or flnm
age by Wind Storms, Cyclones or Torna
does. Rates reasonable. Policies written
one to five years. One-half cash and bal
ance in twelve months.
For further particulars apply to
J. ALLEN BROWN, Agt.
Salisbury, X. C.
May 30, 1384-im
The larye and beautiful store room for
merly occupied by Bearnhartlt Bros., is
for rent. The building is two storks above
ground with a large and dry cellar. Depth
of store room 110 feet; width. 23 feet. It
is eleirantly finished, and arranged for
Dry Goods and Groceries; and considering
the advantages of the location in the cen
ter f business, is one of the most desira
ble places in town.
ALSO, TO RENT.
TWO STORE ROOMS in my new four
room block on Main street, between the
public Square and the Court House, two
beinT already occupied. The block (66x
90 feet) is two stories high above ground,
divided into four distinct suits, six rooms,
(inclndfng cellar), in each suit The store
rooms on "the ground floor.are large enough
for merchant doing a medium business, are
handsomely finished and most conveniently
arranged in respect to wanning, lighting,
venti Hating, and access to the upper rooms
(A. in nnmherl. which may be used either
tor a small family, for storage, or for sub
renting. A separate front entrance to the
minor moms from the street. Gas fixtures
thmtifrhoiit. The Express Office will oc
cupy one of the suits of the block after the
I am pleased to thank my customers for
the trade ot the spring ana oumnier uu
desire to say that no efforts on my part
shall be lackmsr to keep on hand a stock
of Goods fully equal to the wants of the
community favoring me with their patron
age. The men in my employ are ex pun
eneed, competent aud obliging, and over
readv to serve customers witli promptness
- ttvt ura
and politeness. " nvjtt-o.
Established ) is the only
llUUillU U 1 1S73 ) Boys in
the South .iih OAS LIGHT, fili2S2
flVMVA STUM, and a first-class BATH
The course is PREPARATORY FIN
There is a thoroughly equipped School o
Special terms to young men of small means
L . . a ..! ,, I.
IS 1st Session oeginB juiy oviu.
For Catalogue, address. w
Maj. R BINGHAM,
37:3t,pd. Bingham School, a. C
V ILL 11 Dili a urn I
Jolm Sheppai-d. I. .V. Swiak. .J. M. Monroe.
For the Sale of Leaf Tobacco
Salisbury, Mrth Carolina.
FARMER'S REMEMBER KLUTT'S WAREHOUSE has sold THREE
FOURTHS of all the Tobacco sold on this market this season, and ran d.w
mguest averages ror crops ana a ffenerai average second to none in the
State for the same grades of Tobacco.
Is the BEST LIGHTED, BEST ARRANGED and the onlv house in the
place that has STORAGE ROOM FOR PLANTER'S TOBACCO.
If you want the HIGHEST PRICES for your Tobacco sell atr
where you will always find a full turn-out of anxious buyers.
JOHN SHEPPARD, the Champion Tobacco Auctioneer of Western
North Carolina, has orders for Tobaccos and will pay HIGHEST PRICES
for all grades from the Ground Leaves to Fancy Lemon Wrappers.
HIGHEST PRICES GUARANTEED.
Your friends truly,
SHEPPARD, SWINK & MONROE.
Salisbury, N. C, June 4th. 1884.
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And win completely change the blood
person who wiU take 1 rill each night
health, It snch a thins: be possible. Tor Female Complaints these Pills haro no eqU
Physicians use tliem for tho uro of r.XVER and KIDNEY diseases. Sold everywhere.,
or sent by mall for 23c ia stamps. Circulars fe-sc. I. s. Johnson & CO . ntii. Man,
MlRlHn R ?J 3 W r ; Wl T, J("uniuiti:n. .loll N sons .
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BO H $f SaTS ' PjT(" : la SH -J liiively euro nme
U M J He3 L ImWH HfcdKs ",:t 01 " '"'"rmaUop tl:ni n il s.,v.- uti.ii
. SB M 53 R3 wi fai El rl tn OS fcS livcisnil trn- livmufl. Ih.'i I dtlai a
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JOHNSON'S ANODYNE MKilticHT CURES innefwta. Blredlns at the LnrjH Ilw.
r.ps, Haikin? Coosh, TVhoopinjr CoaL-h, Chronic ltiarrhfen. Iytmterr. t'holera Mnrliu. Kitltipv '1 roubles, sud
Diseases of the Spine. Sold everywhere, (.'ireiibirs free. I. S. JOtlXSON A CO.. ltostoii, Mass.
It Is a well-known fact that mmt nf the
Horse and Cattle HowtVr sold in this coun
try it worthless ; that Sheridan's Condition
Powder is absolute'vpure and very valuable.
Nothing on Earth will make hens
lay like Sheridan's Condition Pow
der. Dose, one teasnoonftil to each Dint of
food. It will also positively prevent an l cure I
fUIOsf CM BUOI CD A
Dec. SO, 1SS3. 10:ly
FACE'S WAREHOUSE I
UNION STEET, - -
Is now opened and ready for business. We have
one of the LARGEST
Warehouse ever built.
FOR THE S ALE OF LEAP TOBACCO.
in the best leaf market in
A. Trial Its Vll We Alt.
JrCPPi-'Mnpt returns and close!
ersori;jiI attention to consignments.
CORKKSPOXDEXCE SOLICITED. j
Furniture Dealer, Upholsterer,
PARLOR SUITS, 35 to $100
CHEAP BEDS, $2.50. FINE LINE OF CARPETS.
Sewing MachinesWeed and Hartford. U
7l"w to KlI
UiaUraTub... o1 olt.r.. wb.
.Hiniiiiers. Cuwi '" ""."
to c 1
K HODES BROWNE, PkKS.. W. C . COART, fEC
Total Assets, $710,745.12.
A Home Company,
Seeking Home Patronage,
Term Policies written on Dwellings.
Premiums payable One Itiilfcsish and bal
ance in twelve mouths.
J. ALLEN 3ROWN, Agt.,
2 ?:5tu. Salisbur-, X. C.
. - .
fa the entire system in throe months. Any
from 1 to 18 weeks, may be restored to sound
Crcnp, Asthma, Bronrh'.tlr.. Neural-
S B l'rtve;uioit is bettor tban cure.
Hoc Cholera,&c. 8oldeTcrvwhere.orsentbTmailfor?Se.fa
stamps. Furnished In lanre can, price $1.00; l m.i'l. f 1-30.
Circulars fires. L S. JOUSSOtf CO., Boston,
- DANVILLE, VA.
and most COMPLETE
the United States.
Pace Bros. & Co.
FINE WALNUT SWTS, - fyb
Cottage Suits, 20, 25 and$30
Woven Wire Mattresses, $7.50,
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At ENNISS' Drug Store.
There will le a meeting of t lie al
holder of the Western. N. C. Unitized Ct..
pany in Salisbury, N. C, on Tuesd'- '
25th June, 1884." By order of th" T
dent. Geo. P. Ein
Sec'y Jc Treu,,
Salisbury, N. C. May 21, 18W,