Salisbury, N. O.V Wednesday; January 4th-, 1904;
WwfeH. STEWARTf EDITOR
office of uBiMiill
RESOLUTIONS BY THE COTTON fUNTERS STATE'S EDUCATIONAL PROSBESS.
' H0LDIN6 COTTON AT FAITH,
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ITEUS FROU SHAYERTOWH.
Flie Porkers; Preaching at Zlon and Lath
sr'?. Coogratulabloiisfortiia Wntcfcnia.
Shaverown, N. C, Jan. i2. -Wlell
the holdidays are about oyer
and with pen in baud the writer
will send a few items to our North
Carolina Watchman, and if this
escapes the waste basket the read
ers of the Watchman may -hear
from our place again. We
tend our heartiest congratulations
and wish much success to the
Watchman and- hope : to see i$
now wide in circulation.
e have haery nice weather
tor Christmas although the roads
are exceedingly muddy.
Messrs. Calvin and' Link File
passed through here on their way
from Palmersville, where ithey
have been rabbit hunting during
xne noiiaays. i
H W. Love Kirk recently killed
two nice porkers, one weighing
about 875 lbs., and- the other 885,4
their ages being nine months and
"fifteen' days. I
jMiss Mattie Taylor, of Albe
marle, has been visiting friends
and relatives in our vicinity. She
retnrned home Monday.
, Miss Verda Cotton, one of the
. popular young ladies of our plao9,
: will leave soon to enter school .at
Unionville. i We wish her much
success in her studies.
There will le preaching at Zion
' M.E. church next Sunday at 11
a. m. by Rev. J. 0. Postell, also
at Luther's at the same - hour, "by
Kev. Charlie Pless. . t
o : We would be , w ore than glad to
.hear from Betsy of MiUertown.
With much success to the
Watchman and all its readers, as
50c FIETY CENTS. 50c.
FOR ONLY FIFTY CENTS.
Paper tor Hone People liy Hoie People.
iiP Date.. .. .. ,V;' 'i'-iif
TO PROTECT COTTON.
Goosolidate Interests In One Bureau Will
be Plan of Coiieation.
New Orleans. Dec. 30 It is
Understaed that 4e plan that
yru De aavocatea oy tne raaicais
held in New Orleans, January 24,
to consider the cotton situation
w in uo hud uuusuiiuaviuu ui nu vuo
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allied interests of the south in one
giganbic cobion ; umeau., iuvub-
tions to that ..effect will be sent
out by CoU Harvie; Jordan, presi
dent of the Cotton Growers Asso-
ciation, backed by
a number of
dressed to the heads of all the al
lied cotton organizations, asking
them to convene their associations
with the cotton growers and form
this great bureau for the protec
tion of a1 the interests of cotton .
The Texas Ginners ( Association is
one of the bodies that will be ask
ed to consolidate, also the Boll
Weevil Convention, of which Col.
E. S Peters, of Calvert, Texas, is
the head, the Farmers Union of
Texas, comprising more than
800,000 cotton planters and all
the great bodifs whose business is
the raising or handling of cotton.
Southern bankers, brokers, rail
roads and merchants will be ask
ed' to join the movement. The
alleged purpose of the organiza
tion is to protect cotton against
all its alleged enemies,, including
mill men, boll weevil and specu
The price of Thb Watchman is
$1.00 per year, , but t)ur special
offer makes it possible for - you to
get: it' from .NOW' till April 1st,
1906,, for 60o CASH, ....
. ly. , . . A ,. .. .I9Q4, V
W!e Negro BeiS,
Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 80. The
last day's session of the negro ed-
ucators of the south was called to
order todav bv President Wr eht.
SeVeral papers were Lread and dis-
cnssed.amonfftbembeinff one bv
' . " . . "
of the colored high and training
r. . XL. vt . vv aruiuK, principal
.ftoh)ol of Baltimore, ilissub
iftct ;WM, Problein-Sur
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tt, B:i,filof n .mil - J
j "w.v w slut. uuum-
ber of negro boys are in the
schoolstoday; 'It is a matter of
common knowledge that the negro
boys are not at work," he said,
"and one of the crying evils well, W. ili. ueal, nope bnuien- years or longer.--During this in- Bearnhart. and John Beaver and
among us is that our women in barrier and Wilson Deal; Mt, teresting meeting several speeches Miss Dannie Parks were; recently
large numbers are supporting Ulla, S. E:.Menius, J. K. Good- WAre made by prominent Repub- married. We hope they will set
worthless men and boys. . Furth- m andfJ. C. 1 Houston ; Gleve- Hcans. State Chairman Thomas tie in Faith. There is room for
r, an unfortunate historic fact land, B. A.Knox, B. B. Harris g. Rollins, who was present, talk- a11 VMTi.
about our boys is that they fur- and WjP4Rusher; Locke, W. L. ed several minutes. Mr. Rollins ., -, rLL.J, : .' . '
nish ah enormously undue proi Harris,! James Single ana Elijah declared that he took iHe Aitiipr Rrlffltn-I i ariv 1'
portion of the criminal popula
ortion of the criminal popula
patronage of our
is that the dens
thrive on the patronage
men and boys are in a most flour
ishing condition;5" - r
Dr. Warning said it. was the du
ty of the. colored ministers to
touch and develop in the members
of the race a higher ambition aud
teach them the evil of their ways.
TbeNev Uooroe Doctrine.
St. Petersburg, Dec. SO.The
f ri n a f of ' A m eri ca . vWh il e n ot.
objecting to what terms the
"hands-off policy'! of the United
States, nor even to . the honest
broker' declares that "the trou
Die is tnat tne unitea states ao
not seem to want to? confine .the
doctrine to South America but to
have a finger in every European
CiMay's Lleeting. Cocnlttecs Appoint-
ILODllOg We renniBBfli urganizi-
Afwelltteuided and enthusias-1
iic meeting of the cotton planters
4f litowan county was held in the
cdurt house in Salisbury n Sat-
feday, , Slat of Deoember, 1904.
The meeting was held for the pur-
:posc qf ; nfakilqg some arrangement
fw which the low price of cotton
pight bayoided and the staple
jWd to a living price.
rThe meeting was called ta or-
dier. By Alexander Peeler, the pres-
ident; The roll of townships was
called, all those present- reported
tibktiKe majdrit of the planters
& tW:bounV 4re in favor of
dinifor better prices. .
IThe following resolutions were
gieied by th committeeon reso-
fctioiis:; ; ;
Whereas, The price 6t cotton is
much below the cost of produc-
tion we agree to store and hold the
larger portion of ' our cotton on
hand and not sell till a remunera-
iive price may be obtained:
2nd. Biesolved, That we ur-
gently request all farmers to plant
less cotton in the future and'diver-
iify -their crops, thereby making a
living for themselves easier and
prices more remunerative and sat-
; : 8rd. Resolved. That we rec-
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ommend that a meeting be called
in, each township on the 14th day
of January, 1905, at 1 o'clock, p.
to., at the various Toting pre-
cincts, f or th purposeor msc -
sing the propriety of holding cot 10. Increase in the number of w- s- Karnhart; the contraor..
ton for better prices an that the local tax districts, 668. There .are foui young Jadiei. in
said meeting elect a committee of 11. Decreases in . number of this .family, all college graduates,
five from their township to meet sohool districts by consolidation, (N uf sed .boys. ) Mr. Lingla re-
at the court house in Salisbury on 441. - 1 ' ' tireB fro.m farm lifa d mov6f
the 21st of January, 1905, at 12 12. Number of libraries estab- here to live with us, where ht will
o'clock M.. to form a permanent lished, 887, attend to , his j financial affairs.'
organization, . . 18. Number : of new school Several other famihts left their
The former committee appoint- houses built, 1015. farms and moved to Faith recent
ed at last meeting was requested ; While the state ib still far be- lv Among them, were Solomon
to advertise said township meet- low what she ought to be and Yost, Wm. Basinger, D. A, Peel
ing and report their action. what she soon will be in length of er and others and we hear of oth-
The following committee from
the several townships were re-ap-
pointed: From Salisbury, Messrs.
J- ? Barringer, G. L Russell and
jacoD DOWe" ooown xnsa,
Smoot Honly and W. A. Nibock ;
Unity, J. K. Culbertson, R. B.
lini J- Cicero Millar, D. M. Black-
welder and J. A homason;
Prvidence, Dr. C.-M. Pool, J. ,
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William Eagle; G. A. Trexlerand
W. C. Lisk; Lit aker, G. H. Page,
L..vPeeler an R.( A. Raney;
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a Grove; K. A. Moose. Moses
StirewaltandVance Miller; At -
Miller; Steele, Henry Goodnight
andB. S. Krideroli HUl, A
J. o. bnoe.
sV a. Eabnhabt, Com.
N. W. Mbnius, )
The meetine then adiourned to
meet on the 21st-January, 1905.
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Congressman Gudger who attend
ed te Lieqtenant Pritchara . ft
robbed while there of $25 in mon
T : and $200 in' checks. Mr.'
I Gudger had. left the money and
checks in' his room; The thief
- effected an entrance and stole the,
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. Try Tss Wathuan, 1 year 506.
Dr. tleltsr Sites Sena 1 Inportaot Fig-
A year ago at Atlanta I had the
privilege of addressing this asso-(
ciation upon the subject of "Lo-1
cal "Taxation and Community 1
Philanthropy," illustrated i by
conditions in North Carolina,. I
fear, therefore, tliat what I shall
say this morning may le useles I
repetition to many. My story,
nowever, snau De nnei ana con
sist chiefly of a comparison be-
tween the educational condition
?f North Car&iba in 1900 and
1904, as shown by our public re-
ports, though not exactly in the
form in which ! I shall "-present
them. I submit the following
cheerful list of fact.: showing the
educational progress of North
Carolina for the four years since
1900: C i
1. Increase in length of school
term 16 per cent; H
2, Increase in average 1 salary
for white teachers 16 per cent,
8. Increase in schoo population
4 per cent.
4. Increase in school enroll-
men t 22 per 'cent.
5. Increase in average attend-
ance- 42 per cent.
6. Increase in school property
65 per cent. -
n r - i 4 i.
7. Increase in salary for state
superintendent 88i per cent, : '
o t iV i .
8t ncrea8e intneave,ra8eBal
of country superintendents over
100 per cent.
9. Increase in total school fund
school term, teachers' salaries and
general educational investment,
it is advancing at every point;
and in its entire history, the state
ua uwwiu wpigreac Dig Dunaie or papers o sup-
after undertaking todo any good
The' "Onta" Object.
jgheville, N. C;, Dec. 81-The
WafMlM ' I nf ,h m 'aann Wuft
I AVVUUWAAVHU. VM 9 BWW VWM .1
- A iu Uk';.
day to enter ' 4 formal protest
against the repointm in
i UQb 111 UUO UUUIO IhV UVUU DU".
North Carolina of any federal
, officeholder who has served eight
with the iiri8 nr thtt w
but he de?ired to toow theUhes
He said he was nnder. no obliffa -
U- A Z
ally he favored rotation in office.
At the conclusion of the talks a
resolution was adopted asking the
state cnairman not to recommend
held office for two terms. The
resolution also asKs tne presiaenti r c.. tnA. . ;
- - 0 .v, k.iJ Pec- 29th, 1904. John McNairy
A imw 'Alntion
, w--.. r 1 . - -
sent to President Roose
- velt.' " "
Winston-Salem. N. C. Dec. SO.
-Three suits- have already been
instituted against the; city
Winston as a result of : tne reser,
voir disaster Wednesday morning,
November 2. Tha complaints have
not been filed, hence the amount
1 of damages claimtd is not known.
Semens, Uarriages, InproTeoeats ui
uumi. in iincsasa otbsj.
Faith, N: C, Jan, 2. Rev. JV
M. L. Lyerly; preached Bunday,
new year's day, at " the . ; Reformed
church. In the afternoon Rev.
i.; -buiienwiderj preached, at: the
Lutheran church, assisted by Rev,
0. P. Fishery.;, Six members were
received in the ohurch at this meet
(mg. . t 1 r "
Emanuel Council will meet in
joint council with Faith Tuesday
at iq m Jan. 8rd, to complew
arrangements to erect a Lutheran
parsonage lh Faith. ' 1
-k- , 1.
. A. Wiley as retornedV m
barrs county where he has '
Any Dan rdB oneday.
Cotton seed is being shipped by
Peeler Brothers by the car load.
There is a great deal of cotton at
the gin houses of R; A. Raney and . .
P! Brothers waiting for better
Harvey Beaver and family is in
on; a visit from Lithpma, 1 Qa.
They will move back to Faith
having formally lived here. They :-
think it is the best place Ho live
that they have found in all tneir "
travels. . . jV
wu -i . , w
The three sons of i Adam Earn-
are doin V d b
. . f--j 7i.
gmning cotton rat their new gin
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Anotner large tamiiy;mpTi to
Faith. J. C. Lingla moyei ia his
eM wno W1U ao ewise.
The list for the Carolina
Watchman .is growing every day I
and in a short time it will take a 1
ply us all out here on . the Igranite
Andy Casper is having a new
Earnhart, a large additiok
Jl :. "
house built by Contractor W, S;
I UIODO L D Ulin.
Claudius Shuping is visiting his
Pa nM been appointed
igh agent and operator at Fair
Frank Jackson and Miss
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Married, at the residence of the
sq., on 01 January, 1 wo,
N. 0 and Miss Anna Lyerly. of
Rowan county. The party left
at once for a onir bridal tour tak-
ibg with them the best wishes of
tner mauy friends.
Ham Ermm Caltfc
pd f. h's .merc was
1 .Awn..4 i.j-i. j. - ir: . . TT.11:. .
rwuMu, ; r nnon w., ner
xwujLuuut . a ma nome 01 ;
bride's parents. Rev. W. H. Mo-
Nairy, of Lenoir.v a brother of J.
MoNairy. performMi theceremonv.r
of The young couple are now at the
MoiNairy nome at Urescdnt. Tber
will locate in iraith where: the
will make their future home. May
their, future i life; be a long and
one. . . - YBTOI