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THURSDAY, OCT. 29, 1885-.-
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New Advertisements.--New Wif-f
1 ter Goods, R. J. Holmes.
Executors sale. Jiis. Ci Gibson, Ext.
Frank Cox was in town this
Several Railroad dignitaries wfere
here on Monday.
Miss Linda Rumple gives a concert
in Charlotte to-day.
Mountain wagons are beginlng to
come in with product.
Rice Bro's & Baily, of Woodleaf, are
receiving new goods.
What islx) hinder Salisbury from
having a market house?
' Miss Ella Brown is in Charlotte
where she will spend several weeks.
Mr. Thos. Coughenhour is erecting
a large slaughter house near town;
VAlV. MJT- TT H I : . ... - VslJ II'.. UVI1
residence about the first of 1 'eceniber.
Fred, Fisher, Esq., of Waynesviljie.
spent a few days in Salisbury, last
A new post office- Sapoiio hap been
established in Davidson county, at
pT Mr. J. D. Small has -about comple
ted two residences oh Fulton Street, for
Mrs. Martha Marsh.
Mr. E. K. James is" now manager at
the brick livery stable. Mr. Snider
Miss Annie wowan goes to Mocks
ville next week, wjhere she been
engaged to teach music.
Mrs. W. L. Klutt?, her many friends
will be glad to know, is convalescing
from an attack of fever.
Mrs. G. P. Erwin, and fanjily, ,wno
have been spending the summer it
Morganton, returned Monday;
Prof. W. H. Neave, who ita?s been
confined to his room with cold for
several weeks is able to be out again.
Save your pennies to buy Christmas'
presents for the little ones. Christmas
day is only eight weeks from to-morrow.
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Mrs. B. Shepord, of San Antonih,
Texas, has been here several days the
guest of Mrs. S. W. Cole, and- Mrs..
Pzer: - I
4? Trade in tobacco has been favorable
this week, and the market, while not
crowded, was full enough to supply the
The police have notified merchants
not to sell cigars om Sunday. Viola
tions of this law will subject offenders
Read the advertisement of Meroney
& Brother over twice, and don't forget
what it says. They are taking the lead
in dress goods.
Tobacco can be wrought into many
shapes. Mrs. Medernach has sent to
the Charlotte fair a traveling bonnet
made of the weed.
Miss Sallie Abbott, daughter of. the
proprietor of the Boyden House, who
has been spending several months
north, has returned. -f
Mr. J. H. Buis,lhe marble man, has
orders from Blackland, Rockwall coun
ty, Texas, for finished tombstones. Mr.
Buis is a fine workman.
Mr. Charles-Tj verman, Sr., went to
Reidsville on Tuesday to attend the
marriage of his son, Mr. Ham Over
man, to Miss Reid of that place.
J Cotton is not so high this week, but
the changes are so small and so rapid,
that before this item reaches the farm
er, the price may be better than ever.
The Salisbury Choral Union will
hold weekly meetings hereafter. The
meeting this week will be on Friday
evening at Mrs, Thos. Murph) 's resi
lience. Read Mr. R. J. Holmes1 advertise
ment. He has brought some beautiful
goods to this market, and there is no
hotter man in town to trade with. - fio
ajjd see him.
Su ver ware Lost. Persons in or near
Salisb urv, whohad Silver ware taken
from them by Kirks raiders about 1870,
can learn something to their interest
by applying at this office.
Last Saturday an unusually busy
throng of people were on the streets.
Farmers from all parts of the county
were here. Some sixtyfive bales of
cotton were brought in.
Mrs. McCubbins, wife of J. S. Mc
Cubbins, Sr., has the thanks of the
Watchman for some splendid sweet
potatoes. One weighed four, and one
three ;and three-f ourth pounds.
One of the pigeons liberated here two
weelci ago has arrived in Philadelphia.
It was nine days making the flight.
They must have been badly lost, or
probably were shot at, and driven from
Mr. Walter Connelly, who has been
telegraph operator at the Depot here
for two years, has been assigned to
duty at Hickory. His duties are com
plicated at that point, he being Agent
for the joint roads, express agent, and
telegraph operator. He is a careful
young business man.
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Mr. Dick Smith, one of the promi
nent young men of Locke township, is
just recovering from an acute attact
of fever, which has kept him confined
for more than two weeks.
If Mocksville does not care to have
a railroad to connect with Salisbury,
suppose a proposition be made to Albe
marle? Perhaps an outlet may be
found in that direction.
Mrs. J.-0. White and daughter,
MLss Addie, and Master Walter Linton,
arrived here last Saturday, after an
absence off more than three months
spent abroad. They enjoyed splendid
A eentleman from a neighboring
city spent a day in Salisbury this week.
After viewing some of the improve
ments going on he remarked: "If
Salisbury is not on a boom then I don't
know the definition of the term. -
The Bijou Opera Co-:' are among
the attractions at Charlotte during
fair week. The Company have a splen
did reputation and those of our citi
zens who are in Charlotte this week,
should not fail to see them.
Some one, supposed to be a hunter,
killded on the premises of a farmer,
who lives near town, a favorite dog.
The farmers' land is posted, and hun
ters had better keep their bird dogs
off his place, or "sumfin's gwinter drap,
shore's yer Dawn."
Rev. C. H. Wiley, representing the
American Bible Society filled Dr. Rum
pie's pulpit in the 1st Presbyterian
cnurcn on last ounaay morning, on
Sandfly evening Iiev. Mr. Mtirray, who
has change of the Old Fort, Marion
and SHoam churches, filled the same
J. A. Holtshouser's mule, which was
attached to a wagon containing a bale
of cotton, becoming excited at the
high prices offered for the staple, and
the contention among the bidders, ran
some three blocks down Fisher street
on last Monday. No special damage
Capt. John Bryan had an old-time
corn shucking out on his "quarter" on
last Friday night. It was in the good
old style of the Ante-bellum days, with
all- the appertenanees : pumpkin pies,
and chicken pies, baked in large old
fashioned baking dishes; and the other
things that go with cam shucking
Salisbury Pleasure Club. Capt.
Theo. Parker, President of the S. P. C.,
informs the reporter that the members
of the club are invited by "Mr. John
Moore, to meet in his office (Southern
Telegraph,-) on Friday evening, the 30th
inst., for the purpose of organizing for
the coming season. Those interested
are invited to be present.
Mr. C. A. Rice has a curiousfleece re
cently taken from a sheep.y The wool
was so matted together as to render
htlie process of shearing almost like
skinning. Ihe wool was cut around
the ears and the sheep drawn out of
it. In the center of the fleece there is
something which might be mistaken
for a second skin, but it is the matting
of the wool. It is an unusual occur
rence. ' .
Severe A little son of Mr. V. Wal
lace appeared on the streets last Tues
day with a black-eye and a bloody
switch-mark on his temple. He said
he got it at the Graded School, from
Mr. Harry Overntan's department. It
is a ease for the School Committee to
look after. It would be a dangerous
proceeding for a man to whip some peo
ple's children in such a manner, for
any cause whatsoever.
Pictures. Mr. I. H. Foust showed
to the reporter, two landscapes in oil,
jlone by Mr. Eugene L. Harris, artist,
Of Raleigh. One was of "Blowing
Rock, with John's- River Valley and
distant mountains," and the other,
"Beaumont," with Asheville in the dis
tance. Mr. Harris spent several months
in the mountains last summer and he
is prepared to furnish landscapes in oil
from the leading points in the West.
His work is growing in popularity.
Mr. J. W. McKenzie, for some years
connected with the Watcaman office,
goes to Troy, Montgomery county, the
"first of next week, for the purpose of
publishing the Montgomery Star. Eli
as Hurley, Esq., a prominent business
man and lawyer, or that county, will
be editor-in-chief, while Mr. McKenzie
will take charge of local affairs and
conduct all business connected with the
office. , He is a practical, systematic
man, and the Star is to be congratula
ted on getting so competent a man.
There was a novel if not interest
ing show here on last Saturday. It was
a stuffed calf with two heads and f our
feet in front, with one body and
two hind feet. An alligator fresh
from lake Waccamaw, this State, was
the other attraction. The magnificent
band performing in front of the paint
ed "pictur" consisted of a large and
small drum. The, addition of a fife
would have completed the exasperation
of those in the immediate vicinity, and
driven them to- well, the show has
gone and the place need not be de
scribed. All Night.
One of our town" devotees to the
terpsieorlan muse attended a dance
near the six mile tank in this county,
last week. . He left at one -o'clock, but
happening to pass that way next morn
ing about nine, he was surprised to
hear the music and dancing still going
on. He entered and found a few
couples keeping lazy time to the sleepy
music. The eyes of the fiddler were
closed, and his head lay carelessly on
the fiddle he was sawing. The visitor
touched: him. His-eyes came slowly
open, and as he discovered who troub
led his dreams, he exclaimed: "Fore de
lawd! is you heah yit? I lowM vou
went home fore de dance struck itp.
The event of the season for the south
eastern part of the county was the
celebration of the bans between Dr. C.
M. Poole and Miss M. E. Linn.
The ceremony was performed, on the
22d inst., by Rev. Saml Rothrock, at
the residence of Mrs. J. C. Linn, the
bride's mother. A number of friends
from the surrounding country and
from Salisbury attended and enjoyed
the magnificent repast served, just after
The happy pair have the best wishes
of the Watchman.
Snrtlf of tho smbRrihAra rf fbis ro
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per are under the impression that Mr.
J as. Mcrienzie, our canvassing and
collecting agent, is collecting as an
officer of the law. This is not true.
While Mr. McKenzie is a Deputy Col
lector, for the Sheriff, that has noth
ing to do with his collecting for the
Watchman. There are some accounts
of long standing on our books that
will be collected by law, but Mr. Mc
Kenzie is only acting as agent at pres
ent. Horses Stolen.
The Messrs. G. A. and R. C. Peeler,
hitched their horses in the vacant lot
in rear of Beall, Bost & Foard's Tobac
co Warehouse on last Saturday even
ing. One rode horse back and the oth
er was driving a buggy. They had
some trading to do, and when they
had finished and returned for their
horses they were surprised to find that
they hacfc been stolen. The horse and
buggy was foimd on Sunday morning
some four miles from town on States
ville road, at large, but the saddle
horse has not yet been heard from.
Took it for the Jail.
An intelligent gentleman, and a
prominent Presbyterian, by the way,
was in Salisbury last week and very
naturally rooked up the church. When
he got in the neighborhood he thought
he must be mistaken and so enquired:
"This is the jail, I suppose? point
ing to the little square session house in
the corner of the church yard.
The passing citizen replied : "No, sir,
that is the session house.
"I thought it must be the jail, as it
is so near the court-house'
It does not require a streteh of im
agination to conjecture the Presbyteri
an church building a court-house, for
its exterior is anything but churchly in
appearance. There is considerable
talk among the members of the con-
gregation tavonng tne building or a
new church. Why not? The church
should keep abreast of the progress of
Mr. J. D. McNeely reports progress
in the cotton factory enterprise. He
says that the farmers are taking hold.
and that it is likely to become a farm
er s movement. The idea now seems
to be for the farmers to take the whole
matter in hand. Some prominent farm-
er in eacn townsmp will oe requested
to open lists for enrolling stock, and
wjjen enough is taken, these farm
ers will meet and organize, electing
proper and skilled persons to take
This looks like the right way to do
it. Mr. McNeely invites farmers who
are interested to call and see him. He
will gladly talk the matter over with
them, giving them the advantages to
be derived in detail. The advanced
price on stained cotton alone, he says,
will pay a good percentage on the
amount invested. The mill would use
up all the stained cotton in making
unbleached goods, and would save the
tanner the sacrifice he is obliged to
make in disposing of this grade of cot
ton. Mr. McNeely says that he has already
an offer of five or ten acres in the edge
of town as a gift, on which the factory
may be built. There is something in
this scheme, and the farmers of the
county are the menrto work it up, since
the benefits must accrue largely to
The commissioners of our lively
neighboring town, Winston, have pass
ed an ordinance making it obligatory
on property owners to pave with brick
the streets in front of their property,
in the central part of the town. If
the owner does not do it in a TrPsnn'K
ed time, the work is done by the town
at tne expense of the owner, and should
payment be refused it is collected out
of the property.
That looks like something! Real live
men have a good hold of Winston and
they will make a town of it. Why
not lay holdJiere ? The town of Salis
bury is not burdened with debt, and
the property owners, as a rule, are am
ply able to lay a brick pavement around
Good judgment is displayed in select
ing brick for walks. They make a du
rable, easy walking pavement, and when
laid with care make a beautiful street.
The centre or business part of town
should always be paved, and brjck is
better than stone for this purpose, be
cause of their yielding, or seeming elas
ticity. The fact that the streets of Salisbury
are being repaired with dirt, quasi
gravel, where once there were brick
pavements, is to be deplored. The ma
terial that is being used is good for the
side streets, and makes a fair walk, but
in the business part of town, (and it is
sufficiently compact to justify the work )
neat, durable pavements should be laid.
Winston is right in making the laying
of good pavements compulsory. Will
the commissioners of Salisburv in mi cm-
rate the work ? Will they take the
lead in this important matter?
T. K. BRUNER, EDITOE.
Prof. Geo. B Han na, of the Charlotte
mint was here this week visiting some
or vne minmg locantes in liowan.
TTiia nrnnorfw Koa Vuun t-.-J.l 4- XT
York parties, through the instrumen
tality of Mr. S. B. Vial, who made the
Ti j i i r
report, it is located in mecklenburg Do.
Mr. Frank Williams has closed a
lease with Mr. J. G. Callback, of New
York, allowing him to work the Gold
Knob mines for a term of three years.
The London Mining Journnl reports
that the directors of this mine announce
that the first shipment of bullion from
the mines was made the first week in
Mr. J. A. Brady, of this county, has
opened several new localities on his
farm which indicate the presence of
strong metalliferous veins. The ores
are sulphides of iron and copper and
resemble the Gold Hill ores. The ma
trix is a talco-slate of a greenish
color. : '
Superintendent Freecheville reports
to the London directors ihe result of
the product of the mine.; for the mouth
ot September. They crushed 714 tons
of ore, producing 334 ounces of geld;
worth about $5,400.
Hoover Hill has paid its tenth divi
dend. $up't of the Mint
Capt. R. P. Waring will succeed Cd.
Calvin J. Cowles, as Superintendent of'
the U. S. Assay Office of the CharlotU
Prof. Geo. B. Hanna, who does all
the scientific work, will most probablv
be retained. He is a thoroughly re-j
name and efficient man, and has been
assistant for a number of years.
Mr. C. W. Edgecombe while on a
prospecting tour through Granville,
Franklin and Warren counties, recent
ly, discovered a very fine mica deposit,
from which he says he took out blocks
that would square 10 inches. Other
deposits were also discovered in the
vicinity ; so that it would appear that this
valuable mineral is not confined to the
more Western corlnties of the State,
but that mining for it may become a
valuable industry in other portions of
Sam Christian Mine.
Mr. Chas. Armstrong, Superinten
dent of the Sam Christian placer mine
was here this week to make contract
for the hauling of twenty-five tons of
machinery to the mines. It is the
"progressive amalgamator" 3f the South
ern Mining and Manufacturing Com
pany of N. J., that they are putting
in. He is very confident that the
machinery that this company are put
ting in is just what is need!, since the
main feature is the great pconomy of
water, the scarcity of which has always
been the main draw back to the property.
Southern Gold Mining and Manufactur
An organization has recently been
perfected at Patterson, N. J., for the
purpose of manufacturing and work
ing the new patents of T. C. Simonton
and J. L. Heywood, in the States of
North and South Carolina and Geor
gia. They expect to have one of their
placer plants in operation by the mid
dle of November on the Sam Chris
tian property in Montgomery county.
They Jiave machinery in successful
operation in New Mexico, and they
think, if equally successful in N. C,
they will revolutionize mining in this
The Cro well Mine.
The Crowell Gold Mine Co., was sold
at publie auction at Albemarle, Stanly
county on Monday for $1000. The
Concord gold mining company were
the purchasers. Concord Register.
The Crowell mine in Stanly county
has been for some time under a cloud.
But that the Company would be sold
at public vendue, was a step not antici
pated bythose who hav been watching
the changes in the management. But
seriously, it is a case that needs to be
looked after by the original stockhold
ers of the Crowell Gold Mining Com
pany. The Concord papers do not say
who or what the Concord Gold Mining
Company is, but the impression obtains
that it is an organization made for the
Among the personal and general
notes of the New Orleans Picayune of
Oct. 24th, is found the following bit of
"Among the commissioners to be ap
pointed by the Governor of North Caro
lina, to the Exposition in London, to rep
resent the products of that State, is one
to look after the mineral exhibits. For
that place Capt. T. K. Bruner is warmly
recommended. He had charge of the
fine mineral display from North Carolina
at the late World's Exposition in this
city ana He discharged the duties of his
trust with signal ability. No better man
can be found for it."
TWENTY THOUSAND CHILDREN
saved from disease and death by the most
wonderful agent, Shriner's Indian Vermi
if age. It will not deceive yon.
Court-hoube Park. By all means
fix up the Court-house park. The peo
ple of this countv have ftvprx-tViin a fc Kb
proud of; splendid crops, good seasons
and no debts. Surely they feel good
enough over such a condition of affairs
not to 4tkick" should the County Com
missioners open their hearts and make
the Court-house and its surroundings
look as if a prosperous, law abiding
people kept it up. As it is, it looks as
if it had been touched by the breath
of an ansrrv evelon nuH Wf f ua
fate by an impecunious and careless
- Mr. J. D. Stewart has his three por
table saw mills in active operation all
the time. He has one two and a half
miles northeast of town on the railroad,
another about the
Mocksville, in Davie county, and the
third is three miles from Salisburv on
the Gold Hill road. The mill in Davi
is engaged to saw about 300,000 feet
of lumber for T. B. Bailey, Esq. When
this is done the mill goes to the "point"
in Davie,( where the waters of the North
and South Yadkin join,) where it will
saw lumber for two new dwellings,
a large tobacco store-house And ntbr
outhouses, for Capt. Stewart, who lives
mere, iie has just completed the order
for the lumber and shingles for the
new Jericho church in Davie county,
and has orders from Mr. Bob Allen,
also of that countv. for 60.000 feet of
lumber and 30,000 shingles. Mr. Stew
art says it will take a year to catch up
with his orders for lumber. This shows
what a man with push and determina
tion can do.
Mr. Stewart has also iust delivered
about 10,000 feet of white and post oak
lumber on lirant s Creek, on the old
Mocksville road. -It is to be used in the
construction of a new bridge over that
Miss Eumple at Charlotte.
Miss Lina Lee Rumple, the most famous
pianif t in the Southern States, arrived in
the city yesterday and is the guest of Mrs
Wm. Atkinson. A great deal of interest
has been manifested in her forthcoming
concert in Floral Hall, and a great crowd
will be present to hear it. The piano re
cital will take place at 12 noon, at the
Knabe stand. Following is the program
me: 1. Chacone Durand.
2. Danse Monderne Dennee.
3. Belles of New York Satter.
4. Variations in A Bethooven.
5. Nocturne in F. sharp Chapin.
6. Spring Song (from Flying Dutchman)
W agner Listz.
7. Berceuse Chopin.
8. Les Patineurs Li szt.
9. Invitation to the Dance Webber.
"This metal can take the place of al
most every other metal in the world, and
very largely that of wood also. In the
first place it is very strong. Its tensile
strength is more than three tons to the
square inch greater than those of the best
Bessemer steel. In fact, it is by far the
strongest metal known. A cannon made
of it would be three times as strong as one
made of steel or gun metal. It is very
stiif or rigid, too: three times as .rigid as
the best of bronze. Another important
thing is that it will not tarnish. Neither
air, nor water, nor salt, nor acids, nor
corrosive gases have the slightest effect
upon it. Neither does intense heat change
its color. It is the best conductor of heat
known in the world, also of electricity.
It would make the best telegraph wires
in the world, having twice the conduct
ing power of copper, with only a third of
its weight, and lasting practically forever.
It is very ductile, and can be drawn into
wire more easily than almost any other
metal. Moreover, it is easily worked,
either hot or cold. It is suitable for any
thing that iron or steel or copper or brass
or bronze or gold or silver is used for,
from the wheels of a watch to a monster
steam engine. In weight, compared with
other metals, it is by far the lightest;
lighter, indeed, than many hard woods.
It is little moreihan one-third the weight
of cast iron. To be exact, a cubic foot of
aluminum weighs only 166 pounds. The
same sized block of cast iron weighs about
451 pounds; of wrought iron, 487 pounds;
of copper, 554J pounds; of lead, 709 pounds;
of bra?s, 528 pounds, and of gold about
1,200 pounds. In brief, it is the lightest,
easiest worked, strongest, most durable,
and generally most valuable of all metals."
Greatest Prairie Fire Ever Known in
Fort Worth, Tex., October 21. Re
ports reached here last night from Claren
don, Donley county, and other points up
in the Pan Handle section, of the most
devastating prairie fires ever known in
this State. It is believed that the num
ber of acres burned over, will approach
500,000. The country in which the fires
are raging, extends from Canadian River,
one hundred miles south. It is impossible
as yet to give an idea of the individual
In some places the cowboys were oblig
ed to ride into the lakes to save them
selves. Judrc Brown, of Clarendon, was
severely burned while endeavoring t
save his summer crop of millet which was
destroyed. Fully one fourth of his range
was also destroyed.
Elections for this Tear.
As to the rest of the year politically
Arkansas will hold a special election No
vember 10 to choose an associate justice
of the State supreme court; Colorado will
elect a judge of its supreme court Novem
ber 3; Connecticut will also on November
3 elect one-half its State senate and all the
members of its house of representatives;
Iowa, on the same date will elect a Gov
ernor and State officers and a legislature;
so also will Massachusetts, Mississippi,
New York and Virginia. On the same
day Maryland .will elect a comptroller and
clerk of the court of appeals; Nebraske, a
supreme court judge and regents of the
State University; New Jersey, part of its
senate and assembly and Pennsylvania, a
State treasurer. News Observer,
Three ladies and three geutlemen
are standing on the bank of a river in
which there is a boat capable of car
rying only two persons at a time.
They wish to cross this river, but be
ing jealous of each other, they mu-t
do it so as not to leave a lady unpro
tected from the other gentlemen.
Regular Correspondence of The Watchman.
PHORE & A HAF or DE Co;
OCTOBR DE TWENTY 7 1885.
Mr. edditurofde Vatchman: f J
Yuae is er Klevver ffello, Kase vy, yuse
is published a lot of nuse frum dese here
I parte. f a naber sed de utther das', dat if
i use wuia Keep on publishin de nuse
frum dese hear parte dat de northern
peepel wuld hear on it, an kum dow hear
& Se Whar us stays & suphers at, A wuld
wpp us long tnout us neipm noureeifs.
Them wuld here of de Simmon Kustards,
de corn Shukins, them dimerKrat lasses.
de wntch land ni on ter whar Thyatier
church ar, de baccer land long de adkin
rivur, de gold wanes tuthur Syds duns
inountiu. de moxwille rale rode, dave
prinkles Spreme corte, Oleman headricks
cotton mil an a thousan uther things sides
do things vat i is writ a bout like de Sax
afrax iie Stils, torn Sumnurs fox ; nouns;
terbaceo seller Shephurds woise fur hol
lerin fur de ferra bote on er datk nite.
Yes & de Nue Skule Kormitty, mine got
in himell, yuse ort ter se Sum on em, dey
is so biggetty & pufed & sot up dat sum
of dem euldn't git inter possnm Jake
holsovnbers pritches, Kase vy, dey is so
big tytaSe dey is got orfise, Sum ' on em
says dat dey war not pinted py de Skule
horde, but war lected py de peeptes de
noteses war published, de lectun war belt
dey got de Wotes jest like twar nut her
lectun; Dat ef de peeples lected dem do,
dey euldn't rede & rite, dey war gwine
ter Sarve on der Skule Kormitty all de
Saim, dey wargoin ter be lected Chur
man of de Kormitty & de y uther mem
burs war gwine ter do de titan, A dat dey
war gwine ter hab a Skule ter sute dem
selfes, Kase dey nowed how it orter be
ef dey euldn't-do hit hemselfes, an fiirder.
Tom linn euldn't do nuthin nuther. Kase
dey war lected fur too yers, De chilluns
haint swine ter larn mutch, kase dey is
dun tote de techer dat she haint got ter
wbrup, dey don't whrup dair chilluns
ven dey don't vork, an dey shant be
whrupned kase dey can't larn dar a bee
Sees, all on em haint like dis, thow Sum
ur, darfore yuse had beter not serid dis
letur ter de norf whar dey can hear bout
LIST OF LETTERS.
List of Letters remaining in the Post
Office at Salisbury, N. C, for Hie reek
ending Oct. 24, 1885:
Benj Black well,
E D Hall,
Geo L Miller,
R H Miler,
C W Stoner,
W L Shaver.
Wm Setny Henry,
Mary James, 1
W B Moore,
Milton Miller, I
Thomas Pinks ton.
J A Sharp,
Please say advertised when the above
letters are called for.
A. H. Boyden, P.
In this county, at the residence of Mrs.
Joicy a Linn, Oct. 22d 1885, by ReV.
Sam'l Rothrock, Dr. Chalmers M. Pocfle
and Miss Mary E., daughter of the late
In this county, at the residence of M?r.
Calvin L. Browh, Oct. 25th 1885, by Rey.
Sam'l Rothrock, Mr. Caleb L. Kluttz and
Miss Ella A. Brown.
Am now receiving my stock of fertili
zers for, wheat, including best brands of
Phosphates, Dissolved Bones, and Ammd
niated goods. Prices $15 to $35 per tori.
Have a large lot of Agricultural Lime a)t
$12.50 per ton. J. Allen Brown, t
To Subscribers. Remember that
Mr. Jas. H. McKenzie, is regularly en
gaged as general canvassing and col
lecting Agent for the Watchman, and
he will call on all delinquent subscrif
bers. Be ready to meet hira. The
Watchman has been over indulgen
with subscribers and a reform is neeef
sary. It is due both subscribers and(
the Proprietor that old scores be settled
GOOD SMALL FARM, near town, for
sale at reasonable price 75 acres brings
cotton, corn, wheat and oats good mead
ow (25 one horse loads hay annually)
pasture, and good dwelling and out nous
es. Apply for particulars to
Bruner & McCubbins,
Real Estate Agents. !
SALISBURY MARKET, j
Oct 29, 1885.
Corn, freely, at 4050; Meal, 8000
Wheat, 90100; Floor per sack, $2.25
$2.35 ; Western balk meats, 810; Lard,
1012i; Beef, retail, 610; on the hoof
2i3i; Batter 2025; Eggs, 12; Hay, 3j
40; Fodder, 0000; Shacks, 00; Bran 4
30; Potatoes, Irish, for table 3040; foil
planting $11.25; Sweet potatoes 3040i!
Peas,12500; Oats, 3540; Tallow,6; Dry
Hides, 10; Rabbit furs, 0000 cte per
dozen; Mink skins, 0000.
Cotton, ready sales at 9 cte for goods
middling highest, 09.
Tobacco, sales every day and prices'
Poultry, in steady demand, bat prices
Sistoy Toteo Mel
CORRECTED WEEKLY BT J. J. HANKINS,
PROPRIETOR KLUTTZ'S WAREHOUSE.
Lugs, common dark 4 to 6
M medium red 5 to 8
Leaf, common short green. ft to 7
44 good 14 red 7 to 9
u med. fillers 8 to 12
" , fine " 10 to 16
Smokers, common to medium 6 to 10
" good " 12 to 16
" fine 15 to 25
Wrappers, common 1 5 to 20
" medium 20 to 30
44 fine 30 to 50
44 fiancy 50 to 70
Breaks have been quite fall for the past
week, with a slight decline in common
grades, while all desirable goods are tak
en at fall quotations.
SAVE YOUR Children from a horrible
death by worms. Shriner's Indian Ver
mifuge will do all that is recommended
for it. You can rely on it.
Oct 27, 1885.
Oar Philadelphia markets are corrected
Philadelphia Market. Evans Rros.,
large Produce Commission Merchants, 5G
North Water street, Philadelphia, report
the following city markets: Eess. Vir
giuiaand Southern, I213, Live pouW
try 12 13 cts. per round; dressed 0000;
turkeys 0000, according to quality ;
ducks 00 10 ; geese 00tW. Live cattle
5S; hogs, live 5iG.potaroes: Early
Rose, choice, per bash., 000O; Rarbanks,;
choice 0000; Peerless, 00&00 ; Pearl;
Mammoth, 0000. Cheese: N. Y. Fncto-1
ry, choice 7JSfc fair to goodr6f to7J !
Pennsylvania fall cream, 6f7i ; pari
skims, fancy 405; full skims, li2h
Dried Fruits i Apples, evaporated, in
cases, 00; Bliced N. Carolina, fancy 0 j
00; good 8licedd: blackberries 0a0O;
cherries, pitted, prime dry 00 00
peaches, pared, evaporated 0000 ; N. C.
sliced 00; unpared halves, uewH00:
quarters 0000; evaporated 000; pears,
00OQ; plums, 00; raspberiies, 000 per
poana. Feathers, choice g-ese 4850
Hides, dry, 10M.- llouey iu comb, 10
11; beeswax 2425.
SALT? RHEUM OR ECZEMA.
In April, 1884, there appearaed on my
feet and legs what the doctors called Salt
Rheum, which produced intense stdferrng.
1 tried a great many remedies, and had the
attention of one otour best physicians, but
received no permanent relief. The dis
ease continued to grow worse and my
limbs were greatly inflamed. I was finally
induced to try Swift's Specific, aud after
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not a sign of the disease left. Mygeneral
health has greatly improved, and I most
cheerfully recommend S. srSras being the
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Mrs. M. S. Highsmith,
Lulaton, Wayne Co.. Qa.
May 19, 1885.
I have been afflicted a nnmler of years
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without any benefit. Six bottles of the
Swift's Specific has done me more good
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strength has. returned, and I can walk
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been able to do for years, ffs effects have
been wonderful and the cancer has greatly
improved. W. Shiesliuc.
Griffin, Ga., May 1, 1885.
Swift's Specific is entirely vegetable,
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For 25 years I have suffered from the j
effects of Mercury and Iodide of Potassium.
I was salivated in a most fearful way, and
was given up to die. I havp had no relief
from anything I have taken for it, and I
have tried everything, until now, that I
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It also cured me of sciatic rheumatism,
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How much better to keep your organs in
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Splendid Farm fob Sale. Terms rea
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tobacco lands. Bbunek & McCubbins.
Splendid Water Power for sale. Pow
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Bruner & McCubbins.
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