OF THE BELL.
Minds! It sounds!
it speeds orer hill and dale,
gh anfrong tlhe angels sweet,
Tis Rafted by the flitting gale.
I r i - r
li fchoeh lmdT
From lofty spire to lowly home, j
SMaks.in tones so plain,. so plain:
wayward boy no more win
A, doleful sound!
tly falls upon his ear,
ijeJliug him that death is nigh.
But Vet remains his awrui iear.
lit; sighs aloud!
Oh, iod have mercy oh my soul!
Tsfke this bitter cup from me!
Fpijjjlv hie oh, my soul, my soul!
It calls me now!
O H but a faithless dream
"f: the hour for evening prayer
1 1 stirs my soul from peaceful dream.
-It tolls! It tolls!
H t a dreamless dream to me?
.Surely 'tis not calling now
For me. for me my soul from thee.
fd) now I see!
Tlii Angels toll that bell for me;
They are hovering round my lied,
Are beckoning my soul to thee.
It ceases now!
Adieu, O world my home no more,
Thou wasj. cruel to my all,
But! now I fly to you bright shore.'
L. W. S.
lx4t worry In hot weather
Tmi ''Glorious Fourth" will soon be
V'nielon Pa is are now going
Salisbury h3ys are now wearing
Pu tljeir hjfcycles.
lest gold fields in the
urch Monday night.
v me Din. e uu course
lie is not on
Mrs. Zeb Vance, widow of the late
Senator Vance, is the guest of Mrs.
The first water and musk melons
were put on our market last week at
three cents a pound.
Fine weather for growing crops.
The recent good rains hare been the
delight of the farmer and gsirdjneT.
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Half of the patent side of the old
Mansion house was painted last week.
Last Sunday was Childress Day; at I
Several front Salisbury
t ! t 1
Officers Torrence and MoWery doned
their new uniforms Saturday Salis
bury now has five blue-coated officers.
Mr. C Plyler left last week for the
county of Stokes, where he has engage
ments to preach during tlif summer.
' J J 1
Geo. Fisher returned from Lenoir
Tuesday, and we are glad to note that
his little daughter, Sallie, , is greatly
"To Cliristian young liidies." We
respectfully ask yoiyill to; read what
a true friend has to say od "dancing"
on 7th page.
Joe. Graham and mother, of China
Grove, moved to Norwood last week.
where Mr. Graham goes into the mer
. -, afcA".'" 'J. - - ' J r - i ! . . , - :
B0KJ1 JohB F- Corriher died last Saturday II T 1 Mil B
RH at hi4 home near China Grove. He II 111
9 lea Vis a wife and several children. BLJ mm m&0 1 Bj
itellrrtiwl Alice, the six-month-old child of Dr I I 1 I
KGPojJSj McConnaughey died Sunday of I I 1 1 II l
gP jjfSk meningitis, and was burried Monday. BB mm m 1
Ml Miym Grover. the nine-year-old son of Ben mW I I V
flin I IB CaubTe, died Saturday evening of pen-1
1 M J
Drs. Crowell, of China
of Craven, and Flippin of
attending the State Med
at Morehead City this weiik
C. H. Mebane, Superi
the city last Friday nigh
John F. Corriher died last Saturday
at his home near China Grove. He
leavi s a wife and several children.
Alice, the six-month-old child of Dr
Joe McConnaughey died Sunday of
meningitis, and was burried Monday.
Grover. the nine-.vear-old son of Ben
; CaubTe, died Saturday evening of peri-
tenitis. The remains were buried in
Uie Lutheran cemetery Sunday.
Mrs. Jane Movie, after a lingering
illness, died Sunday night at Gold
Hill. Mrs. Movie was in her 81st year.
She was the mother of Messrs James
the food nsrainst allalum and form of I and John Movie of this citv. The fu-
adulteration common to the cheap nml srvirp were conducted Tuesda v
Celebrated for its great leavening
strength and healthfulness. Assures
MAKING lOWIC CO.
Methodist church in Gold
DON T! STOP!
Said the sweet girl wheii her
sweejtheart kissed Iter. She
was right, tod:
Don't stop too, btit keep going un
til yon arid jouf friends reach the
Last Friday night Mose Bean had a
good pair of harness stolen from his
this city are
. V - V
louring the montn ot May, itegister
of Deeds Woods m issued twelve mar-,
riage licenses, nine white and three
The Methodist chapel at Spencer is
about completed. The erection of the
Presbyterian chapel at this place will
commence next week.
Thank to Mr. J. C. Kesler, of Carbon
dale, 111., for an invitation to attend
the Southern Illinois State Normal
This evening ( Thursday) at 5 o'clock
P. M. Brown, of Cleveland, will be
mnrriedto MissCallie Shelton at the
residence of Mis. S. S. Cole, Rev. Dr.
Rumple officiating. .
Last Sunday night Charlie Parish
and Miss Roxie Kirk were married at
the residence of Rev. Coburn, who per
formed the ceremony at mid-night.
htendant of University, which wiil be held from! The girl'father,Steven Kirk, quarrel
Public Instruction,,, passed through the 13th to the 17th inst
on his way
He was accompanied by The Cal Forwarded.
Monday morning Capt. J. A. Fisher
The State Press Association met in forwarded the call to Rev. E.C. Cronk,
Morehead City Tuesday. Editor Roue- of Marion, Va., from the Salem pas
che, of the Sun is in attendance,; and torate. Rev. Cronk has been unani-
a pleasant time ye Editors arej having mously elected pastor of this charge
down at Morehead-by-the sea. i
ed with his daughter Mmday evening
and ordered her to take her clothes and
leave. She did so, and sent for her
lover, who was at home asleep, and to
the minister they went and were married.
Tuesday evening at 6 o'clock at the
home of the bride's father, on Lee
if nn i ..nnmtvA Tistv Pn.nk i 1 street . 31 1 ss tfesste Kitcu wars united
M I . IlV xCA & 1 M. VV. i V- v-- I
the sacred bonds of matrimony, to
W. A. Shuping, fonotarly of : . th -"J - I rr nuas Burffoss. of Hieli Point.
i. n.i . - l in tra in i rt. i o
county, is now itying in isioomsourg, f - i Rv
1 ? is ? 1 - - m . -w
Pa. He orders the Watchman sent RnCk From norMton.
tnrougn a trap aoor ai,
ill move his out tit. to Mt.
to his mother at Rock, tuts county. Mt.
Shuping will please accept our thanks-
The gross receipts of the Dairy
Maid's Festival last Thursday night
were $66.10; expenses $284, leaving a
profit of $37.34, which is applied to the
building fund of the Ref ormed church
of this city.
Rev. J. M. L. Lyerly returned from
ULvidson county Monday, where he
assisit;a in 1 1 it laiiiuiiutiuu ui ivewn.
A. Holshouser as pastor of Pilgrim
Reformed church, on Sunday.
A cage of ten .young pled foxes at- rate h
tr acted a great deal of j attention at 16 to 1
the depot Friday night. I They were and he is
Busby performed the ceremony,
the bride; attired in her lovelv white
BIG SHOi. STOltE Opposite
BUY HE BEST
AT BURT'S, riigfcest Stofek
of the Most Choicest SHOES
Ever in old SALISBURY.
The,y are Made Especially for
Summer Wear. WARRANT
ED, Comfortable, Healthful.
Grandpa, Grdndma, Papa, Mama,
Brother, Sister, Everybody, Even
the Thief gets his Shoes at Burt's.
Should be Considered. You don't hare to pull
on Your BOTTOM DOLLAR When You
buy your SHOES at BURTS. Try once.
aiority of the most sue
& And pn)fessional nin.J
' js, of Kentucky, con-
wwhipat the Presby-
burch hqre Sunday.
lhiv W Ff Stiihhlohino. w dur-
I me fllwi Dl Ol I 111 i i I' li . i I i 1 w III r t cnPI'lAA
on Ihe Reformed church lot each Sun
day evening at o'clock.
Tiuck-farming in Howan county la
possible and profitable, if conducted
r i ghf . A great variety of products can
he grown, which trad ready sale.
Sberrlff Monroe was receipted in full
lasit week for Rowan's 18 taxes, by
Stale Treasurer Worth. The tax mon
ey fa id over amounted to $12,586. t2.
Mbnday the Town Commissioners
parsed an ordinance against fast bi
e.y$ie riding in thecity. If the wheel
mei ride at a faster rate than eight
miles an hour, they are liable to be
arry Olmstetd, of Indianapolis.
nfUr visiting his .old home place at
l4ld Hill, returned to bis home in In
diana l.t week, tt hih been fifteen
yejtrs sice Mr. 01 msteud vtsiunl the
hcjme of his childhood.
Why will you buy bitter rtintsenung
toftlcs when Oruvp's Tftstelewi CMilll
Tonic as pU'ipiiint iim Lemon Syrup
YMir drnggiM is jiuthorlwd to rpfund
i1ti"nwnuit in ..p. u loir.. i tt,
to cure. nrke. 50 cents, U5-tMMy
Irnui rejorts we get from our coun
try friends, there will U- an abundant
wheat rop. It is ripening fust and a
geeater portion of tlie crop will tie har
veHted this week. When the great
i 'reator blesses the farmer with good
crops, he is the happiest and best sat
isfied man on earth.
about half grown and wer Jiiipgskin-ja to
Ijeu uu iwlj TVli ' .-TT T " The Normal Next Honth.
lleo. Ffsher, of Albemarle, who has Prof Geo. E Leonard, of Lexinirton.
been in Rowan for two Weeks, was call- cf has just completed another spec-
ed to Newton Monday, to the bed-side ial cour8e in music. and is in the Insst
of his little daughter, Hallie, who is trim for the Normal Music School to
veryslek at its grandmother's, Mrs. be held hero in .July. Prof. Leonard
Smyre. is one of the lt teachers In North
Rey. It. A. Yoder, PreUdeni of Le- Carolina, and will be one of Prof. Ham
dr College, who has bek voting in Hton ass,sunts in the Nort h state
Rowan and Cabarrus eounties for
somet ime, returns to Lenoir thisweek.
Rev. Yoder spent a few clays with Capt
J. A. Fisher this week.
A United States Fish Commission
car passed through Salisbury last Sat
urday night, containlngj it is. said, 2, follows
500,000 fish. The car Was bound for Goodman
Normal Music. School here next month.
liss Lula Brown, of Guilford coun
ty, who has been visiting relatives and
friends in Rowan and Cabarrus coun
ties for four months past, returned to
her home Monday. Miss Brown is the
beautiful and accomplished daughter
of Rev. H. M. Brown, of the Guilford
pastorate, and her stay in Rowan has
in most pleasant.
j Esq. U. E. Miller, of Heilig. had four
alcres tf the tinest wheat cut this week
that he has ever raised. One of his
Neighbors who is. five and a half feet
high, was in the field and con id bring
tfcte heads of the ripening grain toget h
ir In a bunch above his head. His
ijeighbors. say the wheat stood fully
i feet high and that the four acres
im yield 10'J bushels at leat.
Florida, where the St. John's river is
to be stocked with thes flsh.
Dr. W. H. Wakefield, of Charlotte,
N. C, will be in Salisbury at the Cen
tral Hotel, on Wednesday . I line 30th.
Tills one day only. Jits cruet ice isi
limited to .the Eye, Enr, lose, and
Throat. The dot;tor will dot visit
this town again until fall. 2t.
The court house is to be enblosed by
Rowan't Board of Educution.
At their meeting Monday the Com
missioners, together with Clerk Wat
son and Register of Deeds Woodson,
elected the Board of Education, as
v. C. A. Rose, John K.
and P. A. Sloop. This
Board, the Clerk and Register of Deeds
will, on the first Monday in July,
elect the County Supervisor.
School Election Ordered.
It was ordered by t lie County Com
missioners Monday that there shall be
held in every school district (town
ship) in Rowan county on Thursday
after the second Monday in August
an election for the purpose of submit-
mentis of an Iron fence around that ting to qualified voters the question
portion fronting Malti nndf Council of leving a special district tax for the
streets. It wits so nreped Mbbduy by public schools of said district. The
ihcfHjuntyt'ottitnlssUirtrsnjtd Chair- amount of this special tax shall be
man Kltittx and T. M. Kerns were hue oh the 100 worth of nil property,
credit, &C, and Hoc on every poll.
Due notov of this eltctloii will he
the ff nee.
nut horlxed to pttrchnse
About 4 o'clock Wedttesdny evening!
n liorse, hitched to a one-horse wngon,
beenmc frightened nnd
disjr of Kmoot Bros,
mn Iritlte front
ing stcre. The hrse riehmijred ti Mr
in attempting toitop the horse.
The University issteadily growing!
in popularity, patronage and efneien
cy. The enrollment this year is the
largest in its history. The Watch
man would like to aid some needy boy
to get its advantages bf seholnrships
and loans. See ad in another column. .L- A.i fttti ttt U!trt ntnA u,mhr
Wlien P. H. Thompson went to his If the statement in the Express
was also broken open nut nothing was
missing. The vnuiri-te-rnhhrs at
tempted to burst tien the safe but
The Salisbury lee factory; closed its!
dors and from what we learn will not
resume operations u rider
Rochester seemed to be doing a good posed location of this park is excellent.
their own. they left
The cit izens.of the town will be sup
plied -with ice made i
Miss Mary Earnhart, of Gold Hill, J trousseau, was the very image of beau
who has been to Moriranton Insane I tv and loveliness. Onlv a few friends
Asylum for treatment the past ten i witnessed the lovely marriage. Ac
months returned last Friday night. eomnanied bv a number of friends to
Her mother, Mrs. Franees Earnhart, the depot, the happy couple tKarded
went up and accompanied her daught- the 3:1") train for High Point, where
er home. Miss Mary is very happy to they will reside
be home again
A TJTI A TTfTITTTTT nTTIT
Noti6toi.But.ltoi. i ii JJXiiiUllXUij UTUUj
IT T, Hmwn. of Eli. has curious
freaks on his truck farm in the vege- Barelj" Escapes a Life-Long Calara-
table king feMfeilginy of bis cabbage UjV
t and sepa-l ,., .
4 It.nlntwinMi intnifiwav Tlio rnnnrr
esinthel 1 ' m ..
Question oaugrrrer oi Mrs. ja. s. uinson, freely
ith li is I vine, hyuin i aroiina, was siowiy dut
udustrv. sureiy Decerning a nopeiess invalid.
Her mother became anxious and hag
gard in her frantic efforts to save her
daughter. None of her attempts to
find a cure seemed of any avail. As
stated in her own words:
"My daiitfiuer was taken sick some
time ago and 1 tried many medicines
in vain. She was very weak, her ap
petite poorw bowels costive, and night
sweats. Sue appeared to be cold all
the time, being taken with violent
chills s;t times. Her nerves were in
a very bad condition. At last I hap
pened to see one of your little hooks
and wrote you. You recommended
Pe-ru-na. 1 irave it to her and she
has now completely recovered. I owe
all that 1 am worth in this world to
you for saving my daughter's life.
I shall always keep a supply of your
medicines on hand. May you live
long to help those suffering as my
Pe-ru-na always cures such cases.
Send for free book, written for wo
men only. Address The Pe-ru-na
Drug Manufacturing Company, Co
Addresses those Attending 6hodlbrtklflga.
Rev. It Scroggs and son I nines,
nre at tending commencement at Trin
ity colli yj t hh week.
Then, rS K tut t delivered the com
mencement ndttrwtrt before the Dur
ham graded aehool Inst week.
Uev. Dr. Humplc, 0, D. Dnvls nnd
.1, M, f hi vis are ittteudlng Davidson
College commencement this week.
Mr. C, U Miller Managing Kditor
of the Southern Lutheran will enter
the Seminary at Newberry, S. ('., this
fall to complete his ministerial studies.
Itev. and Mrs. PnrHsh loft Timwtuv
for Johnson City, S. ('., where Rev.
Pa rrish delivered the annual Closing
address before the John -on City Insti
tute on Wedncsdaj.
John Rendleman, Esq., will leave
Friday for Salem, Va., to be present
at t lie Roanoke College Commence
ment. This will be his first trip back
to the College since his graduation five
We notice that Burton Craig gradu
ated at the State University last week
with great honor, ami that Archibald
Henderson was awarded the Holt med
al for his proficiency in mathematics.
Salisbury boys always take high rank
at the University. They should in
duce other young men to prepare for
the great kittles of life, and make
themselves irvltrcfcdant and selr-surw
Is of the Best. All SOLID Leather. No
Pasteboard Bottoms, but Rock Bottom
PRICES for SOLID LEATHER SHOES
ImnfSnuel Lutheran Church.
The erection of this churdli will be
gin by August the 1st, or as quick as
the crops are laid by. This church
will be a brick structure, 38 by IK) feet
and will be built, within 100 yards of
Elm Grove school house. The site for
merly selected has been abandoned
and a more public and convenient site,
offered by Mr. Eli Beaver, has been
accepted. Arrangtnents have been
made with Contractor Crowell, of this
city, to suHjrintend the building.
Rev. It. JUJJrown has been elected
pastor of Immanuel's congregation for
Hit N. C. tht Uf tt Room in tN World!
The lamest room in the world Usuid
to is the hall of the Imperial palace In
John Plesfi, who was Slightly bruised St. Petersburg. It is lUO feet long by
i - A. f M tit
1,'sJ reel wine, i nicago express.
One of the weaving rooms of the
Proximity Cotton mill at Greensboro,
X. 1'., is 124 feet wide by 424 feet long
aud containsr2..V7fisurfacial feet, while
the Imperial Hall contains only 24.000
The floor of this room of the Proximi
ty mill is irt inches thick and contains
foundry Monday rooming he! found correct, then orth Carolina claims
that his office had been entered. The the largest room in t lie world
door had been prised own. His desk
Salisbury May Have a Park.
Says the Salisbury correspondent of
the Charlotte Observer:
Hon. John S. Henderson is consider
ing the advisability of presenting Sal
isbury with a park, which could easily
be laid out Just beyond the railroad on
the Main street extension to Spencer.
The land belongs to him. The pro-
MM fl.l.-L hll, ft VK L. . rf-k , I i . 1 t . . . ilff I .- J ! . . . i I- -Lit - 1 ,
uukmicw, vuu "'"if H)ixivu( i ;nui a ruunrciLKti int'uure-s.rHiimn is
Own Mist week, highlv desirable. It is to be hoped
that Mr. Henderson will take affirma
tive action in the matter.
Preaching at Salem.
On Sunday, June 13th at 10:30 a. m.,
the pastor of Salem Lutheran Church
will preach his last sermon as pastor
of the charue. In the afternoon at 2
o'clock, of the same day and at the
same place, Mr. C. L. Miller, lateof the
Chicago Theological Seminary and
Managing Editor of the Southern
Lutheran will nreach. Mr. C. L. Mil-
ler will travel the entire summer in
the Interest of this new journal.
Dinner will be served at thechnreh.
Prof. Henry Flulicr, of Mt, Pleasant
wtlt also be at Hnletn Sunday.
Rev. Miller and family will he mov
ed to Mt. Pleasant on next Wwlne
porting in lffcH
Tm Uvy for rty'9.
Tlie CouiiniMlonew ordcrwUhat tlie
1WI7-U8 taxes lie levied a follows!
An adTHlorem tax of 14 cents on ev
cry $100 in value of all real and per
sonal property and credits, for county
nurnoses. That there shall be levied
on each taxable poll $1.77, to be appli
ed as follows: for education 1 .J2P. to
tlie support of the pKr .34i Cents; afkl
jiensions 10 cents.
Ordered that an advalorera tdx of 8
cents on every $100 in valdeof all real
and personal property and credits be
levied in Salisbury township for the
purpose of haying the interest on $o0.
000 of said township" bonds issued for
the construction and completion of
the Yadkirt railroad.
Ordered that an advalorem tax of lo
cents on every ioo value of all rcI
and personal property be levied in
Gold IiUrtrfwnship to pay Interest on
7,000 Of said township's bonds for the
construct ioh and completion of said
railroad. Also a tax of ." cents be lev-
led on every $10tr worth of p o e fV in
Morgan township for simc purpose on
$3,000 hoods issued.
The county tax on each mr,rruge
license issued shall oe $1.
Tliese reports are corrected weekly,
by L. E. Heilig.
00 to 75
fiO to 80
Potatoes; sweet. .
Wheat 100 to 110
Flour 2 oO to SOU
8 t o 20
7 to 8
Turkeys per tti
rorx per m. . .
Seed oats 40 to fsO: seed potatoes-
$2 to $2 25; white tish $2 r0 t4i $2 7" ir
County Commissioners Oay.
Tlie Board of County Commissioners
met Monday, and continued in session
on Tuesday. A great amount of busi
ness was transacted, of which we give
the most important:
A. M. Brown reported 14 ininatcs in
County liome dtring May, 5 white and
0 colored. Expenses for maintaining
same for the past month, $4o.70.
The contract for supplying provls
lofts for the elm i h gang was grvuff to
thu lowest bidder. Kd Hclllg.
(."Icrk Watson report, eollrVted,$,'W
tines iRirjkised at lust teffn of court) Al
so I2II of Jury tuxes collected. Amount
of fines arkl forfeitures Imposed, Il7fi.
Ordercd that the Board meet at the
court house tile ind Monday In .lirlyi
for the purpose of revising th tax lists
and valuations reported to them for
18117, and at which time any jicrson
haying complaints as to valuation of
nil property, or to the amount, of taxes
charged against him, can appear and
be heard in regard thereto.
Ordered that R. A. McConheM be re
leased from road duty for live years.
Ordered that bridge bulldet W.L.Har
ris, build a bridge aercrss the creek be
low Wilson's refill inutwell township.
License to retail llpiors, wines, etc.
were granted to the usual bar keepers.
A number of allowances were grant
ed to out-door poor persons.
Supt. Mahaicy was ordered to take
his whole force and repair the hew
Orineord road. He reports 8 white and
JM Sectored Convicts, all In ?rod work
All dlstes of tliMrM. mubcuUr or os-
ijhwin.'-urc4taJaro b n
rv la trfftafilwrnx rtsteopuhy. on;u-
An Pr. tella M. HtMt, fci'Xltabi Bltidl )