:- H. .J. 'Hoi??: present, and I. H,
Kust,". cashier ot - tlie First .National
Bank, have been app luted by Governor
Holt as (leh'tfihM !o the National Silver
rVnf... ... r.v.M, in W-vih
uwi' in ! Tr.'j'wan tea ' . . .
till ? -irw- v.-.-- , Juvw.1. ( - .
1 - L, T ere will ho n called faceting of the
Zoc&l Hdltw. ilii-tciori of the Piedmont ALdauce Fair
ClTt AND COUNTY.'
All ICX T Viciaity
I . , - . . " : : t-i - - -
TTst ' ju,r?hry will bo Ascension- lny;
Xjje tfcwjewelry sums. will opeii about
i ,...,;,.mi(l eailv vcelablts arc
i. .. ,
the ni:iit.; . .... .
- I . 1 1 L'. . - 1
s.v i.ttif.K suiverussa u ioi
of courf, AV. G. Watson, is con
titoiVn Ho nearly as much
rf 111 ICCU .Xl.I llUv." lucno iiwu
Tlic "snuletl school cloaea to-morrow,
.'.'" . . . i : .. 1... i.uii ln t in v-
let olberrf jmint asid rc-pcncrl
It win greatly improve
viH-deliver -the salutatory at' the.com-
the AVestcrii SalisUury has , meneeuici.t next mouth. Rowan has
another sou there lrom 'whom we-expect
to hear "rood news in the future.
their ;ri'ril,u'C- : y
I The 'liileruu.! aref- discussing their
..:.. oa .Sunday "thty 'l decide
Ui'ia:..l biuret. hold it.
: ,biible daily trains hayo been
lvvt.hc i-accr (.luius a d..y. -i
The sin okestack for the new addition
j(o tl0'S.i!Uimry dutton Mills is towering
alLve, io-'f of the building.
K x txtni "large n.'umbor of people' from
the coilO"xvere 'f town last Saturday
0ujr lothe county conwntioii
K The 'closing' exercises of the colored
U-.ded .school of this city will be held in
jlerwiH'y's IkiU tojinorrow night.
yVli v0 j'Ht 'iM'bdod a large number
; itf u!we ipiioii' .receipts for our uUscrib
tis,. Call at tliis olliv-e and get one.
.LI.iTeiisc w as Issued from the Register
i o!-1) dtn e on I he 14th i ust for a inar
: ri;i'" which tin: hi ule was o1y fourteen
Neiriold. !'' ' ' , ' ,
: .V kci.t'jle v.:is givqn at the Jiome( f
5Ir. 1) A. Atwell oa Monday niglit,
nmiVliiaciitary lo Miss Jreue Dunn, of
T'ie vor'c: of hail ling the new hotUing
works was begun n foAV days agt and
will he i-'U-in tl to completion, it will be
! -a large .building.. .' "i .
, : Our sister tovlu Winston, who struck
such t rror to the baseball leagui s,of the
" Foutb hit e:tr, is inakiMg a -record
tcain this year.
Association on . Rtttinlayi 7 Hay CStli
riiU eommi.tee on premium lists in. d the
i com mi l tee to set -the date for the fair
will also meet. .
Jim Cook of ihe Concord Standard
has begun to see snakes. Head what he
says in Monday's issue; Travel Tany
road you will from Concord and you find
a dead black snake about every mile. . It
is a suuk'y time."- 2 'S 'l
The Richmond & Danville railroad
will sell reduced rate round trip tickets
to pa titles atleiiding'the closing exercises
o( the University of N-rth Carolina on
May IJOih; also to chising exercises of
Peace Institute, Rdeigh, May 28lh.
We leain that Capt. V. E. McBeer
who was for a long time superintendent
of the Wcfetern North Carolina railroad,
but later of the Centrsd of ' Georgiii', has
accepted the position as superintendent).
of the l!iha:ond & Danviile. This is a
deserved promotion. -1 ' '
Mr. John Rendleman, of Salisbury,
graduated with distinction at Roanoke
College, Salem, Va., a few days ago. lie
; iTJic Coiuit y Convention
The TJjfftoofal!. Convention for IS wan
count j t'qiK'cned at the court fiouso at
ll:4o Hit-day fnornins?. Tfiro P.
Kluttx Wa.-al!el l the chair n- 'tt-inpo-rary
ch.virmau. lie opeued with uu elo
qtiphu arjpeal for harmony and unity.
The roll of precincts wa's then called.
The i following reported, represented
without contest: Salisbury; Fmsiklitr,
tTnity, Cleveland, Mount lilla, Bosiiau'
Cross Roads, Bemhardt's 3IilI, Morgan,
RWiu Academy and Mfc.Vernon. Con
testing delegates-answered from Gold
f MECKLBNBXJEG NEWS,
What is Gchjj .oa Among the Descen
dants of hi Sin;r of the Decla
ration of ladependence.
I lei lig'.s Mill, Jlattcr Shop ; an d China
ej A comnittee on credentials was
Ijnochyille, Ijocke, Bradslmw's,
appointed, . consisting of ,oue delegate
from eJich. uncontested precinct. On
this jnoihrnittee were L. S. Overman, Dr.
V. L Crump, J. II. U Ilice, W. l
Thompson; AV..L, Kestler, J. A. Heilig,
J. A.jLisk, John II. Flick and Siindford
Ilenly. j The committee repaired to the
jury room and examined the claims of
the'oniesting delegations. Thejr went
out at JI2:oO an d. returned at 3:10. The
report was reaci, aim u ruica several oi ailj a Ki1 lcX carnival.
Fare reduced on all railroads for the
20: h of-May r -
Workmen ore Gusy putting up the
arch on Independence f qua re.
JoeOrr, a buc armed veteran of Char
lotte, would make a good tax gatherer
lor Charlotte township.
We can't get any news here. The0;h
of May hasTibsorlwjd everything; If the
20th of May were to come every day we
would nii-peiid business.
Miss Jonie Goodrum and 3Ir. Chas.
Pueket were married on the 12th at the
bride's home, on ClarkTson street, by
Rev4ll C. Reed. Mr. and Mrs. Pueket
oip visiting at. Hickory.
The city is 'nil aglow with fl gJ, rib
bons, bunting, streamers, advertising
matter, etc. It looks liken 4th of Julv.
20th of Jlay, Thanksgiving, 24th of June
SSi'dthe --i'.-AV a l. ?f the U r's ( b
; ins-. Ci ,.hv':.det, ''H yo;i Want ii'r" In
lliis iuv. Also th'ail.of Hs;rrison ec
j (JovCliailoU.vN'. Cl . . ' . . ..
! The. side yalks on North Main stri ct
j aru iteirg pnv 1 the full width .wih
f l k:k: Tiii-i wiil. add much-.. to the ap-
; jiraiice of the tirwr.
the W.v "train on ; the Western road
ramciii on Su:;day afternoon with only
: tvio ears-ainJ four passengers. Rut it f
i' bciu '-liberally paTronTxcd' now.
I KeW tnviiings are being put up in front
i or the stores uear.lv ' every dav. Soon
j very taei chant in town will liave them
j We leuiu of -more that are coming.
' What is the nratter .vilh the eh-ctri
liglilH? The question was agitated sonu
time .ago,-;j nd the prospects were good
for them, but : it is "uoyv lost to view.
A renewed e(I :.-rt iould be . made to
Jiave rruiil services imt on the extra
twin. oji t'ie Western road. Let some
'circulate a petition for 'that puipose
Tu day Raleigh hax the largest popu-
l.iiioti vf-.auy. city in North Carolina
" An -.extra lar-re delegation goes from
evi ry eouuty. Rowan does her part
, The colored 'population of Salisbury are
milking preira rations for the COth. 'A
haudbiii has b'een issued'. Colored visi
torsfrom adj. i. dug town i will flock here
A: -special train will be
Greensboro and Charlotte!
the convenience of ti.ose who wish to
attend the :. Charlotte celebration. The
train arrives here at S:4oand at Char-,
lotte at 10:24. Keiuruiitg.it leaves Char
lotte between 5 and C o'clock. Fare for
round trip $1.80.
Mr. L A. Coulter, State Secretary of
the YouTig Men's .Christian, delivered it
talk to men oulytiu the association hall
here last Sunday evening. He gave
some good"ad vice to the ycung men in
egaid to habits they jaio particularly
rone to. '.lore than one lutaurcu per
sons listened to it.
Shetitf Monroe, with five deputies,
eft Tuesday , morning for Raleigh with
twelve prisoners tor the penitentiary.
Of ti.eSv.- live arc white and seven colored.
One-goes up for ten years, three fji seven,
one fur one, and two for eighteen. months.
This Is one of the largest 'delegations
Rowan has sent to the penitentiary! i.i
many years. -
Thepi. tu re on tha fourth p v: of Jthis
Kiper is a correct like.io-s of J.P. riossa-
inan, generally known as 'Richard Ra-
r." Hens t!ie traveling corrcspou'dent
ami aent or me va.c:im. hi. im-
Mecklenburg ikdd. In his left hand i.-
ihciinp'euHUt he takes his .n-nu rfj plur.i?
sfler and by his left hand he holds hs
f.dlhhil donkey. As he ga:es on the
picture, naturally the reader asks, "When
the bolting delegations out of the con
vention. This was the verdict oi the
committee that had been selected by the
convention, and their verdict, should
liayej ruled. "But it placed the Alliance-
men in the majority (as they should have
beci:) tUid the parly leaders, iu their
desperation made up a" minority report.
Here isj where it justice came in. The
minority allowed both' delegations, from
the con test id precincts to tftke seats u
tlie con ventioii. This was put to a vote
of the uncontested delegations. As' a
majority 'of these were straightouts the
iniquitous report was easily passed.
Lee S. Overman introduced it with an
eloquent defense. James II. McKetszlo
and others opposed it.
'With, the delegations settled the con
vention proceeded to permanent organi
zation'.! Theo. V Kluttz and Jesse W.
Miller were placed in the nomination f?r
chairman. The former was elected.
A motion, made by T. C. Linn, to- ap
Sossamoii & Hunter, of , Huntersville,
has the contract for makiug the brick
vious mcelingf reported that they jiad
secure! a site, and nres&iry land from
-apt. V ai'i -ttt.1 pillara were un J4MUlniones tr their
r-ndy frr tU frame ii:'i.:.MVr i..luwc, S toilers awl Bind
sun.; .L . r H.bi fourteen last ,car rnd evf
,-.T lUIKIT, .was I I'lVOII ' Iwrfi i'l ,.r
Smoot & McCtilloh wish to call Iho at- ft
tntion of l he former: of Rowmi nl nd ( E '
n-w lecriiitf -f ,
- t . ' d ml l
eh. ilii'V H
j.. i t v
i v one iiiuy
icteucu,-apprb.d ami the couimiUee -S wi-JMo Ee them befoioyou buy.
discharged. I '! I . 1 1
The biocjkhujldcfs then proceeded U
elect fivadjicciors, to-wit: J. M. Davis,
W. S. Paarjr, J. M. Kirkpatrich, U.f C
Cochrane iudj T.1 L. Vai After njine
routine of jbusjness and instructionsjlo
the difectoj-s to push th's enterprise, the
stockholders njljoijrnedjsubjeet to call cf
t he preside nt and the boai d of directors.
Aftei the a Ijoicrnnjient of the stockholders
the .board of direct ors jmet and elected
J. M. Day if pfesident and W. S. Pharr
temponiry piecretiiry and treasurer. Af
ter a free interchange of views, and al
most unanimous expression of opinion
that the eutdrpttse Would and should
prove successful, the board of uirectors
adjourned o oieet ut the court house ou
Saturday, 2Stl inst-, a( 2 o'clock.
E. C. Davidson Druwiicd in the
Mr. Constantine Davidson, one of the
best known men of Mecklenburg county ,
was drowned in the j Catawba river, at
f tu i . t ' . urinHiwi.ui iine j i;aTawoa river,
for the orphanage at U inum Springs and n, r , e . . , ' T, . ,
tri .'. A .i , . , Moore's ferry ,i late last Friday even i
will start their machinery ibis wool- 1 ,. . . . ,
-ri -iv t .i , . . Saturday morning a messenger arrived
i hey will make the brick on the ground. , -7 . i. , . rneu
hi the city to apprise his relatives of the
A continental batallion will be one of catastrophe. j
the attractions for the 20th because itj The messenger" stated to a AVirs re
will be composed of the best looking men purler that tlie drowning occurred about
in the county. Any good looking man 5 o'clock Friday afternoon. Mr. David
from an adjoining county can come in son, who had been oh a visit to points in
by applying at the Watchman ollice. j Gastou, drove up to MoOre's Ferry about
Ohc of Ihe attractions of the 2')th of lhat hoU1;' ahfl bailing, the ferryman,
May will be the sham battle, to be asketl to bc takeu i,c,'osS to the-Mecklen-fouirht
across the C. C. & A, railroad 1UI M(le Mr. Davidson drove his hois
fbout t!. irty military companies with the ,uto tlle 'm' boat, keeping his seat in the
heeoKsary artillery to make it interesting bl,-"-v- All went well until the Meek
will take part. Everybody should see it" ,eburK sile of Uio-river was reached,
especially those never saw a real war. when li,e "or,ie sud'lenly became iright-
ened and backed the buggv and from the
Rev. U.W. Orr, president of Hunters- boat into the water. It all happened so
,...... .n.o.m.. us mat jion. quickly that the f. rryman had noibance
u. u . amteri.n, ot Kaleigh, lias con- to oiler aijy assistance to Mr. Davidson
seated lb deliver the address at the clo- v-,,, i4.,.,.,i, l.ou,
P(VV I OSsfP-A Ffrd nwilyjcow, with.
JJ H UVJO 1 white fee;l ordinary
size, strayed from ray phue At Vance Cbttbu'
MilU an the night of the 1 1 thl A libera! re-
warJ will ba pa! to any osje rtttfeDg her to
me or to Jerry Carter, oa Allison OvfToash's
farm' . X c- tlENCK.
20th of Mm
Will be a big Oay in Charlotte, and we wiit
lo jnake it a big day in the way of selling
.g M is. Iest cotton tilai ls 44c; lest vaH wWe
unbleached Domestic, uc; Culicos. 3i to ah",
rhallies, 5c aut 7e; Foster's 5-h"ook Kid
Gloves only !; Silk Mitts,'! 9c; Straw Hats 5c
up: best table Oil Cloth, 20c, Towel 5c uj;
Hoy's SlurU. 2uc up; tttnV-23e'up; children's
trinimed Hals, 10c up; lUndkerchiefs, 3cnp;
Ladies' Hose, 5c up; Ladies Slipperj and Ox
ford Tics, 4c. 75c and $1; black lace net for
dresses, pure tilk, 48c; Curtain Scrim, ,5c up;
Curtain oles complete, 25c; Linen Window
Siiades, 35c up. ..Satisfactjwx- to All.
HARRISON & CO.,
. 3(loorsbelow lstN.itlon.il n.iiik,
Charlott3, - ... . N. C.
point ail persons delegates, was lost. At ,nr fcC"00, lllure,li,y e Htn Davidson, and held him under the water,
last iheu-onveutiou decided that each (la' of Juno- A treat is iu store for those Uuw. man and Im.l-v all disameared
township should retire ami elect itsown
delegates. There was a hilt by a few
straightouts in the, Locke delegation.
At 5)5, after a storm v' session of five
wito hear Jnm.
; under the: water. Tue ferryman at once
. Joe Orr, a one armed policeman of gave the alarm and in a short time quite
Charlotte, is favorably spoken of as tax a crowd was engaged in searching the
collector for Charlotte township. Char- liver. The dro.vned horse, and the
and three-quarter hours the convention lotte could hot do belter, lie has stood buggy were found during the night, and
adjourned. No mention was made of as a wall against the enemies of their Mr. Davids ju'.s body was recovered about
giving instructions or electing delegates property for twenty years and when they sunrise this morning. Moore's lerry,
to the congressional convention. Every- ( have something better t hey can give him where the drowning .occurred, was es
bo.dy 'Seemed glad to get away with what they should do it. .iablishcd years ago by ' Dr. W. J. Hayes,
It was al?o one of the most unfair con
ventions ever held here. We have yet
to hear anyone say that the majority
A!) nt Taves.
We were i.ilorine I a few days ago that
the Salisbury Water Works Company
had paid taxes on .their plant only one
The fanners from all over the county
report good stands of cotton and corn
and wheat and oats look'mg well. Well
j they leii us there never lias been such a
jcrop of Irish potatoes. The signs are
Igood fur something to eat. The fruit
crop is not a full one but our own favorite
crop black beny bids fair to be good.
S. II. Hilton sliowed-us a lelte
on the old Hayes lu meplace. It is six
miles below the Beatlie foard. On the
Mecklenburg side of .the ferry the water
U o0 feet leej, while it is quite shallow
on tlie tjiiston side It was very near
this same spot that.. the celebrated law
vcr, loin urew, leii irom his tulky anu
, was drowned, in 1841.
i Mr. Davidson was 72 years of aire. He
this was born in the Hopewell section, on the
Brown, Yeddington & Go.
29 EAST TitADE ST.
Amotig lhe marshals for the big cele
Witnf at' Cliarlolte are Capt. J. R.
..CrawfoH- Dr. J. R. Council, J. F. Mc-
.tirijU'uis and Chas. II Hid hies, from this
, .P'acc." ' r Vf
The K-ing's . Daughters gave a lawn
Py at the Wilson place on Monday
U'glit. Ice cream and other refreshments
Mvre served. A handsome sum was re
;. ' . i , -
it in a y- be interesting to those of our
ritizeus who summer afc M. ore head City.
MoKuow that Mrl Jho. O. Plank, of Chi
MJ0, has leased the ' Atlaniio llotel at
I A Iiirge delegation of both Alliance
ad non-Alliance delegates left on the
'So'cluck traiu Tuesday-night for
roa to attend the Sialo. Democratic
. Senator Hill ad a pirty of distill
Pushed gentlemen, will pass through
.fe.alisiiury. to-morrow 'morning ou tlieir
i ay to Charlotte to take part in the cel-
Nation there. : '
- 5bss Mary' Hall, -daughter of E P.
Hull, bf Mt. Vernon, Rowan county, died
coiiunptioH at her home on Sunday
r ll,t- A numbeit of relatives and friends
"t ouito attend the funeral ou Tues
' , . . ' A "
The ligMning bug hasrome in all h!s
t .0ry.'. We stood on ':i hill ifrtff ii it-r ii
s iAM we tli red meet, sixain
The new schedule which went into ef
fect-ou Sunday "bring the south'- ru night
train here at 8:10 p. m., instead "of VAo,
as heretofore". Thvs. Western arrives at
8:0o to make connection with tiu north
bound strain. 1 The new ' Western trains
are only "run bet Ween Salisbury ami
shcville. The humming train arrives
at 4 o'clock in the ' afternoon, and the
o itg iing departs at 1:0 a. m.;. The new
schedule was received, loo late Tor this
issue but will appear in the next.
More cjinpiaiui. oaiji to us about
blasting at the Ganite 'Q iarry,' four
miles out -on the Yadkin rai'road. A
gentleman brought -iu to our oilice jf few
days ago a piece of granite, weighing
more than a pound, which leii within a
few feet of hi iii while he was1 ploughing
in a field about a quarter of a mi'laway.
The whistle shouhPbe-ldown about- live
minutes before each blast is made, in
order lhat those wiioare.in the neigh
borhood with teams may seek shelter.
Rev. Thomas -Dixon again passed
through here a few days ago. He called
the Baptist ministers of Atlanta a "san
hediim of sacred asses' A gentleman
of thiseity who was-iu Atlanta last week
told us thatihe noted New York divine
telegraphed to Atlanta asking that a
pulpier, be-reservctl foj-him. The Baptist
ministers of that place who, do not admire
Dixou's style ..of . preaching,. sett wonl
back that the pulpit could not be set u red.
This hurt the Rev. .Dixon's conceit,
hence the ill feeling. -
The railroads in this State aredoing a
lively business just now. The State con
vention at Raleigh, the big celebration at
Charlotte, the State MedieaL Convention'
at Wilmington, and the jieuilentiary at
Raleigh, are the attractions. O.n Mon
day night the northbound-local pass.eu
ger train left here with fourteen -cars.
This is probably the largest passenger
ye r in five. We took 1 lie trouble' to in
vejdigale the matter and fin 1 that it has week a which he had received fr S. A1- ' farm ot bis IV, t her, Jackie Davidson, who
been" s!i''jcct to taxation' only three leu Oimery, Secretary of Ito lford county ' was a ton of Major John Davidson, one
years and that it has paid only one year Farmer.-.' Alliance, of Va., making in- of the signers of tlO Mecklenburg Decla-
The reason 'for this i; that the property quiries about our road working system. ration of Independence and a Major in
was not giyen i.s. The yearly taxes He w anted all the details, w hys and , the Continental army, lie was a brother
amount to $l,2oo.. Ofcour.-e the com- w herefores. In his letter he stated that ' to Mr. A. B. Davidson, of Charlotte. He
pany is liable I'o-the liack taxes and the be had been informed that we had the was married to Mi-s Jane Henderson, a
county shouid demand it. best system in the State. sister of Mr. Andy Henderson, of U-iston,
Much complaint has also been made
iboiit the tax assessments for la.t year,
fhe complaint is that the asses.-ors, w ho
aie some of t he principal owners of up
town property, reduced the rale of taxa
tion on store buildings and iucresed it on
suburban property. We called at the
Register's ofliee yesterday evening and
examined the books, comparing the as
sessments of ISLiO with those of 1S9. In
to your reporter this week about trusts.
He said he had written to the secretary
and treasurer of one. of the plaid mills
of North Carolina to get term and prices.
The secretary answered his note very
jwoitely and told him if he 'would add re.-
Mr. Cohen, of New York, be would take
p!ea.-ure iu quoting him prices on North
Carolina plaids. Now l am afraid to ted
Uome cases we fuiind the rlepoet true and Ulii i, .,.,,, .. i d,,n'i
in solue false. Seven uptown lots be- w:mt tiie Alliance to think. Mr. Holt's
loiigihg to one man were assessed at $14,- mjj js jn jt
20(jn I8j(),and in-'Jl it Wilsjust $200 less. ,,,,,,,
.uccKieuuurg lamp oi eierau met in
the court hou.-e last week. In the ab
sence of Col. II. C. Jones,- commander,
the meeting was called to order bv Lieut.
i .1- t .. ii ir i...... j .
O,, . r i. . : , . . i . t ii- a u i , Hiiro j i cuoci boo , oi iui civ
ile of t lie ci i v mcrchan ts was talking i
lennurg, who wiiii six eniiiiren survives
Ivleveii up tow n lots beloging to another
man were assessel at"$J52lfJOO in 1SD0 and
!$$G,o00 in lS'Jl. We saw only ease where
. - ! .
itiYiv-i vvcrn nei-pned on residence iii-oo
, . . ,.i 1om c-oo Cominauder Mai. John R. Lrwiu
" t , .v-nr. Jo,i motion of Mr. J. H. Collins, the election
was increa.-cd to .cOO m liSOl. . n.
. ... . j lofofacevs was liosjtpiMied until the
A hv there things are w more than Wei , . ,y ,. ,
, ..... .. I , ... ., a.nual picnic, the third Jhursdav
can say and will therejyore leave it to the i . ' .
" , 'I h' August. Mr. J. P. Sossamon moved
I 1:..- ! that hereafter the hour of decorating the
soldiers' graves should not be later than
'lniiji). m. After the discussion of. other
Ui;.-s last,!1 1 idav evening and aojotirneil. i ....
. ,, . , . i.sembicin Auzust.
i.im. Mr. Davidson graduated from
Davidson College in 1840; being a lnein-
h . v i k r.'.. .i ..i ....... ...... .1. ....-,! f. .....
j IJv l K-I I lie lt-L ui- - Jl UUtltUV.l Itum
jlhat college. He studied law under
Jud:e Story, at Cambridge, Mass. In
j 1 vl-7 he went to Mexico as Lieutenant t f
! Dragoons, of which Greene Caldwell was
I Captain. In 18.10 he was elected to the
Legislature fi-otti Mecklenburg and served
with maiked ability. About !So2 he re
tired from the practice of the law and
had since devoted his energies to. farm
ing. The news of Mr. Davidson's untimeh
fate was received in .'Charlotte with ex
pressions of genuine regret. The flinty a!
took idace from his late residence iu
We are to-d ly keeping Ihe .
- GUNS, AMMUNITION,
Blacksmith and Carp3at3rs' Tools,
BARKED VIRE,VNO STAPLE-,
Fence Wire of all kinds.
Bubb;r and Lsathsr B siting
all sizes aiuLwid'hs.
Cotton Planters of the B.st 3Iakes.
Harrows, Cultivators, Hoes, Shovels,
Plows, Plow Stocks, and in tact,
everything used by the Far
mer, Pdacksmith and
Call and see us, we want your trade.
BROWN, WKDMN'dTOX CO.,
2J East Trade Street,
ew China Store.
Beautiful goods! AH new! You
can get an) thing from a L imp Chim
ney to a Tea or Dinner Set at lower
prices than anywhere oise, if you will
mention this noiice. I have a 5 and
10 Cfiit conub-r, when? you can get
bargtns. ('one through my Cliini
Store ii wanting
All can see tny Ph do. signjit the door
of the China Slo.e.
Ky stock of GROCERIES It noV edih
plcte atuVall fresh and r.rxt. - '
. I buy in car load lot from' first hands ;
for CASH, and my motto is lo 1-fc them
go quick jt such prices that no one cat
special rnrcEsjrb alliances
BUYING IN QUANTITIES. . .
Fresh field 'and, :-;gpass -.seed &cpl to
stoik. Also Pine Taf in any qusmtit,.- ,
- ''.;" Respectfully,
' J. G.SH NN0UH0irSE, kgi,
, No. 23 College StTcef. ,
Charlotte, N. C'
-. Mrnti.Mi the V"atclnnan.
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, Harness and Collars.
And Do aim h . -
IN ALL! ITS BRAN CUES.
CHATILOTTE, - -
Jsojne a Badger'
stock of diamonds;
'OKwXY HOUSE IN NORTH'
CAROLINA! SELECTION PACKAGES
SEXTON APPLICATION. WE KEEP
NO 1 M I F ATI ON STONES IN
STOCK. It E PER TO
DLUI ON D DEALER'S,
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
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Please innt ion thft Watchman when jou wrttet.
Conclusion of Ciiirt.
The Superior Court finished its'
Since last Thursday the
were disposed of:
Max Fesperman, larceny,
years in the penitentiary.!
John Hardy, assault and battciry,guihy,
six mouths in, jail with privilegnj to hire
Will Blackmer,aTi a, guilty, 3 months
in jail, with leave to hire
J. B., and Wiil Trexler, colored, lar-
former goes to
ceuy, plead guilty. The
the penitentiary, for -4 yen
tir for 2 ye.ws!
Zuie Ilair.-ton, col o red J
1 year iu penitentiary.
The following are . cases of laccuv
with the sentences:
train that ever pulled out of Salisbury. G. W. Revels, 7 years in penitentiary,
j,.., i y asco , OoiHlnigiit and John lrexier, 4
t creek-a fevvliniyhts ir, .m,l
, "vu lo ten thousand of the small
and each one seemed to vie with
The train arrived here with two extn
ears of negroes, vhc were going to
Bloomfield, N. Y., to take the places of
Irishmen oiwi railroad fhat is being built
up there. Two more ears of the dusky
brethren were attached here.
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Call Meeting: f Aldcriiier.
A called meeting of the board of alder
men was held at the mayor's ofliee last
The report of .the varicus city ;ofTicers
were received and approved. The fol
lowing officers were 'elected for the com
ing year; j D. , R. Julian, clerk; I. H.
Foust," tieasurt i; T. A. Cotighenour, au
ditor; G. II. Shaver, tax collector end
years each; Leroy Griiy -a
ud Sam Li n say,
7 years each; Max rYsperman, 2 years.
Pi re, at 15 .mi ton li: id wick's.
Mr. Benton Ludvvick's enterprises.
one and a half miles we.
Lincoln ton road, were
t of town on the
burned lo the
a sight that held our gaze. There chief of. police; Kerr Cftiigo, attorney;
Jaines Pluinmcr,' city we igher; S. . J.
SwieegoixL sexton; J. F. Pace, R. M
i A. A., well, stliool couunilln.men.
ground late -Tuesday night. His w orks
cons sled of a cotton gin , grist mill and
saw : mill. Besides these four .hales of
cotton and about 230 b i.-hels of wheat
ere "destroyed. The gwist uuill was in
operation till about half past four that
evening. The tire was discovered ribout
eleven o'clock, hut too late to subdue it.
The; origin of the tire isnot knovy-n;
I here is some suspicion" of incendiarism,
though. There was no insurance oil the
property, and the loss will run up to
vvards $o,6C0 '
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Capt. T. L. Vail, who a coujile of year.
ago, circulated tiiird parly pledges in
Mecklenburg county, but w ho has since
repented and who now say s he is a better
democrat than the editor of the AVus.
leaves to-night 10 attend Marion Butler's
conference iu Raleigh, to-morrow. Mr.
John Sprluys Davidson will also be iu
Butler's meeting. News.
Capt. Vail is opposed to ;Tars and
drunkards. We hope be has not repented
of that; a Jul if a man can't be a democrat
and be opposed to whiskey, GkI jit y any
Mr. William Todd, an old apd highly
respected ci.izen of Charlotte, klied Tues
lay morning at 3:C0 (clock. ;
George W., the IS months old son of
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Beihel, of Danville,
Va., died Monday the lGlh ai the resi
dence of his grandfather, Cd, R. M.
The 5 months old son of Mr. and Mrs.
L. K. Faulkuer died Monday ftight at V
o'clock, at their 'residence ou! East uth
Mr Solomon Hays, aged Soy cars, died
at his home on West 8th slrept, Sunday
morniag about 3 o'clock,. j
Tlie Crcamciy. -
. The stocklmldeis of the creamery met
on Saturday, Mjy lllh, in the ofiice ot
the VAXcriM.N Bureau at the white
front (iHigiipie. Forty bhares of stock
: House fok Salk.-A gortlTarni horse ! Yicrc ivp.e-cnfed.
ii .v. Li.li al J?. Uravuc.
Tl.e cummiltec appo u'eo. av w T
Lemly town-hip, on Muniay alternoon
al 2 o'clock, and his body laid to rest in
the old family burial ground. Xe:n
A CtJid fioni J. V. Iiiii!ii.
Eniron Watciimax: As I have -been
a sub-ciiher to your paper ever since ii
has been the Alliance organ of the count
and have never asked for spare in yoiu
columns, I iiow ti-k for a small space to
.-el mvself right betore tne pev pie ol
Mw l;!i i.bul".
T iiinlersland that Funic of the rolitieai
,l,..! !.. -its of .Morning Star stated in the
IV OM - 1 ,
count v convention that I was a thirn
n:iri v "man.. I deny the s'.aiemeiit and
I waVl the good people of Mecklenburg
io know that the men that made tin
statenunt willfully and maliciously lied
ai d tin v ki'CW it at the lime they m:.d
the statement. 1 have been livibg it.
Meekleuhurg for eighteen ears and 1
Umv i,.vo-voted ai.Mldng but a straight
ticket and I iu Ver scratched
.. li. kei in mv life. 1 stand on theOeala
..1 :,tf.,i-m but am oi'liosed to the re.-olu
.ion that was oU'ered at the St. Louis
,.i'.nve!!iion. known a resolution 12, to
pa Union soldiers ti e diirereiice between
-oid and gieenbacks. If I know any-ri.i.'-'
about democracy it i eoual rights
,o all and special privileges to ueiu ; and
that is what I beiieve in, and I want it
further ui.iUrstocal that t have never
went aiound mr.kiugprobibilion speeches
and then when I get amuiid turn m
hack on the cause I had been advocating
-o strong, and I never stooped so low as
to jin the red string party. If there i.
an thing' that I hate worse than the
devil it is Those kind of men w ho are in
favor of eeitaiu demands and then when
the primaries; begin to assemble in the
different townships they forget I hey have
ever favored anything' but some ofhee
thev expect to reiip the benefit of in the
future. AS for a third party, I nev r
i, ,v. advocated it. I think it would be
the death of the democrat ie party and if :
a third pally, just such men as tho.-e
who get up and misrepresent men in
such imkliogs as Ihe county convention
to impure them politically, are the very
men who will be the cause of it, and I
beiieve the statement made in ihe county
convention was made to injuie me.
J. W. rniLLirs.
Do the last -UVhig ""Ton can for your uecfft!
loved onos by marking their last resting place
with a Tundistout' ur HcmiIsumji:, while U. II.
MOltSU & tStN arc strUuij; uut a block thtjr
have oa liund that mut And will b sold?
Ju?t think of getting a Monument for the small
sum of $12, or a set of TcuiWtones us low us
'- ' This opjioi tunity ulll not la?t Ung, $o it
you need anything in our lilte you had LctU-9
t ill or write atonec,
R. H. MORSE iSOH, '
No. 2 10 S. Tryii:v St., C i irlottj, S. C
Please mention tun Watclunm.
low For Your Jewelry
We arc still al our old stand
on Main street, where 'we have
a select stock of Watches, Clocks,
Spectacles, and all kinds of fine
Jewel rv on hand at the lowest '
Watch repairing a specialty
All work L'urantced 12 months
J. & H. HORAH. :
CAN KK MADK lY AOKNTS HKLl'lNO TMiK
Farmsrs' Allinca History
And Agricultural . Digest;.
liY N. A. DI NNING.
A'-iHior or '-Tlie Phitoscp!:y f Pi leP' 'History o
tii-i i: nte l st.U"-4 o iitr." oi l a-s-o ,-t ite eOltor '
ol :i In Si.t'iim-iil h.co.. rtM, l ftariul OiyHl) I
ihe Nauuii;i I -Fanners,' Alliance aud lu- .
The liooli contains mhi p,.ges, 36 cl. gant plKito
eniavi gs. Ii eoniatffs hHtl-tlc.il liitonnilUoft
tiiiit should be In the possession of every MllJnce
rn uiher. It is a l orrertf ratiror. and reflect" tltp
tine progress; thai Hn A.Uaaue has madii Irom lt'n
Inception iif to ,'.
cri'.e, cih, f-i.o-i; h. if husbla, 3.ro. Send Io
teims to .idea's .. an e.
ALtANC'B PUHLIHIIIVO CO.,
io Nuiili '.a.-ltol Stiee!,
WusUl.igton, D. Ci
In Mop'. Ihikes. Farming tmnlcnicnts. Hard
ware, Stoves, &-.. at 2u.") S. 1 ryon stivct. next
to opera housv, Charlotte. N. C.
A-siiirnee of .ItichTird Moore.
Ibiving-iiidified a Executor upon the estate
of M'uhael Slni;inrr'!eca!.'ed. m 1 1 jx-rr'Oiis liar
iiijr claim-' nain-l hi? t tale are lit-n h' notified
to i i si t.t tli(tn to tire for aymoiit on ur heforo
the Oth day of April ISIC nr this notice will
ha i.h-ad in bar ot their recovery.
JAX015 A. Til 0. MA SOX.
Lkk S. Ovwimw. Executor.
r 1 TnT?T- 'S PsP5IN:sn'HfPhtremc
j ii.il JL lit Li. C o tor weak (iiitistloii. Can
be t;.k n t he tiuallest fchtld. tor. bale by lead
Ghildr-sa Cry for Pitcher's rtcrio.
IS KING OF MOWERS'.
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Tiie 'Buckeye' cxn Is in Sltnplieify. Di r..V.!L:y, L'ht Dn.fl, rtul.Cutlii.j
Power, nil I IH l'fvet IMiinu Uol and CiiilectioiiS. We g.-t ihe liucUye Mowi I
in car loal lots ainl can ive rock Ixiltoin prices. -
We-are licafVut iters fun-re p. ii re H all lviujSof lowers ahd Ueawrs..
We keep a in. I line of . - .
tJalt and se us,r vyii.e fi r priica lrore
Ui ec.iull "
F. S: HEAL & CO.
' ' CIIAIa-lT, if. c.
t low' prices. Ftour a speiaily.
I No. 13 S-juih CdL-e s'mcL
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