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FAITH. . . , :
The editor and all the print
shop people of The Watchman are
invited out to Faith Easter Mon
day to the Id timj singing;
T T. Wyatt has just shipped a
carload of granite posts to
Thomasville, N. 0. They will
be hanled out by the members; to
enc'ose the cemetery at Liberty
church, usar Hannersville, N.. C,
with a nice wir9 fsnce. ; "-
John R. Ludwig andjhis young
bride moved to themselves- today
and commenced keeping house."
The town is working the road
today between showers.
W. A. Stire wait's little one died
- today. Mr. Stirewalt lives on
Solomon Yost's place.
It rains and it rains and it is
warm, rainy weather. No- work
can be done by the farmers and
quarry men now.
If a railroad company would
build a railroad along the granite
belt the company would sopri
make a fortune hauling granite
for the gratite contractors, and
several hundred more quarries
would open up along on the gran
ite belt. -
Triere will be a fa, so, la singing
at Fith Easter Monday at 10
o'clock a. m. at the Lutheran
church. Everybody is invited,
both old and young. -Gome and
have a lively time and brings all
the old time booksyou can.
The Watchman is getting up a
big list of subscribers, for this
section.1 Good times and items
from all is the reason.
Twins, both boys, just arrived
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lu
ther Fisher's. Our section can't
be beat for twins. This is the
eighth or tenth family here that
haa twins. Other new arrivals,
are a young gentlemaa raoite
cutter at Mr. and Mrs. Charley
Misenheimer's ; a gentleman at
Earnest Wilhelm's; a young gran
ite cutter at Albert Brown's; a
young lady at Mr, and Mrs. Tom
Bob Stirewalt found a set of
moulds in the woods the other day
that seems to have been used to
make half dollars with, also a
part of a another set. They were
in an old rusty tn box.
Lewis Agner and Craig Iewson
are visiting friends in Faith.
James Austin got his hack wren
ched while working in the quarry
and is now on crutches,
We heared A. M. Eller moved his
portable engine and boiler with
ten mules and mired up six times.
A petition , to ' the County Com
missioners is being signed by the
people here to get the roads work
ed from Faith to Salisbury, i f
F. P, Gaut is the champion pig
raiser. He has killed three. The
first one was 3 months and 14 days
old and Weighed 162 lbs, second
one was 6 months old and weighed
219 lbs, and the third; one ,was 7
months old and weighed 229 lbs.
He says his success was due to good
stock, regular feeding and good
dry beds for the pigs to sleep in.
Who can beat that?
Baxter McCombs has moved
into his new residence here? ' '
The Union meeting of the South
Yadkin association will convene
with Calvary Baptist church on
Friday before the fifth Sunday in
April. Thes introductory sermon
will be preached by Rev.' J Man
ning Dunaway, of Spencer, N. C.
The public; isinvited to. attend
these services i - r. .. "-: ,
Rev. W.j RI Day is will commenceJ
a revival meeting at : the China
Grove Baptist church Sunday at
11 o'clock: Rev. Si F. Conrad,
of Charlotte; Wwilfl assist fBe
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--f " : ": March 26, 1906.
, aibiongh liand family
yiifced the commencement exer
ciser at Bailejr'school house Pri
dy, anreport an interesting pro-
morrow, March 27th, John
Hedrickone of :: ohr neitfhhnr-
men s will be -. married -to Miss
Nellie, ;vYoung, :jone of Davidson
county's faires daughters. They
wiH reside at Mi. Hdrick's coun
The family of our head-pumper
is contemplating 'an extend visit
to the Land of theSky.
Our Trading Jtf'ord correspondent
seemB to be quite bumfuzzled on
account of the high price of land,
Don't be cynical old pard, we have
no way of making any more land
and the population is increasing
very rapidly ,;m spite of your shat
tered hopes, and the land adjacent
to Spencer will hold up buildings
as well as any in the United States.
One of our valley poets, in a
letter to his dulcinia, explains the
high , price of land. Here is an
My Dearest Sallie,
You are in Burton's alley,
I'm in the Yadkin valley,
This peaceful valley.
Do not treat my proposal with
I'm in earnest, sho's you born;
We can raise no end of corn,
In this fertile valley.
What do yo dread?
Come and let us wed,
We cau raise our bread
In this magnificent valley. (
Here discouragament sickens,
Creases grow to beat the dickens,
We can raise chickens
In this beautiful vallev.
Wei always have plenty of rain ,
And lots of other things to make
We can raise cane, . -
Whyo yearryf t
Come, and let us marry $J
TTT i A 1 13 TT f
we can raise ine very oia xxarry,
In this peaceful valley.
When the South gathers the
works of her poets, our laureate
of the valley will not be forgotten.
And who can say that the price
of land is exorbitant? Except
old batchelors who always take a
pessimistic view of every, thing
after their gills begin to dry up.
The Genuine Uncle Tom.
Now won't you be srood?- Ed.
Well, I guess you all will be
glad to hear from Uncle Josh, as
he is a new beginner. Hope he
will meet with success.
I don't think the fruit is hurt
very much by the cold wave.
Mrs. Thos. L. Pool has been on
the sick list for some time, but is
now greatly improved.
' M, C. Parks assistant black
smith, H. J. Miller, has returned
to BostonMass. Mr. Parks has
obtained a workman from Spen
cer, M. J. Pool.
We would love to hear from The
Hustler every week, if possible.
We are Borry to know that our
neighborhood is troubled with the
Mrs. P; A. Hartman hasvbeen
on the sick list, but has improved,
very much , 7 " v .
I Little Miss Challie Mahaley has
returned from a three, weeks visit
to her sister. Mrs. J. T. GobbleN
of Spencer. ; - r
gbn't forget thatCheapyrohn' '
sells more goods than lie can haul
from Salisbury , in a; four-horse,
wagon. People. that's '4' 8enS
goods 1 r-"-T:I Y-y--
RL. Waller, of Spencer, is on
tha sick list and is visitine ; hi
father. Thos. J. ' Waller, of this
place. T : " v.- -5 -'- ' -;
f IXlMahaley iwill Ravelin
May for New York city, - where he
will live intheaWe- We Ate
mi - - TT 1 T
starting up. Machinery is being
put on the ground and work will
The farmers are late this year
with theirr crops owing to the' wet
. Harry Wyatt and family have
moved to Mount Airy where Mr.
Wyatkhas a job of granite cut
ting. . We wish them well in their
new home. "
L. L. Fesperman, who has been
sick since Christmas, is about
Well again. We are glad to see
bim out.- '
Whe&t and oats are looking
very well so far, but the greater!
part of the peaches have been
J. D, Brown, with a number of
workmen, have gtone to Washing
ton, D. C, to build a house for
Luther Brown;." Work must be
getting scarce here how. Good
bye Johnnie while you are gone.
Bro. Venus says Faith is a dry
town and woe be to the one who
hauls whiskey there and sells it
to the people. He need not say
anything, it is drank there and
will be. ,
The whooping cough is in and
aroundRockwell now in full blast.
Those who don't want the trou
ble had better stay at home for a
I will send some new subscribers
to The Watchman in this letter
and will be glad to send any others
who want to get a good paper for
a little money.
Long live The Watchman and
March Slsb, 1906.
Few men realize what a. blessing
it is to live while others fuss and
cuss because it rains a little.
-The majority of the peaches
have been killed during the recent
icepbuVwe may expect reome ap
Venus is still ahead on reports
of weddings about his town, but
don't say anything, we will come
by and by.
It is announced that there will
be a basket lunch sale at Bethel
on Easter Monday night. The
baskets will be sold by auction to
the highest bidder. The funds
will be used for church purposes.
We notice that the political ma
chine has begun to move. It
seems a little early but the Bible
says be merry today for tomorrow
you may die.
Walter Feezor has bought him
a forge and anvil and says he will
blacksmith until the weather gets
better, then he will farm.
Several of our people went to
Spencer and Salisbury Saturday,
not withstanding the muc
Look out little ones, rabbit time
is coming and he will have red
eggs. We hope to get our store.
The Original Sam Snort.
March 31st, 1906.
J. R. Stadlar, a good farmer liv
ing on one of J. F. Park's farms,
killed a pig, less than five months
old, which weighed 152 pounds.
The road, or street, in Faith is
so .bad people can hardly get
through. The county ought to
Farmers expect to plant a good
crop of cotton and corn .
J. M. Clark & Son are doing a
good business in their sto1e. -
Danger From The
There's grave danger" from the
plague of Coughs and Colds that
are so prevaleut, unless you take
Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption j Coughs and Colds .
MrsGeo WHs- Forest CitBvt
me., writes : "it's a troasena to
Deonle livine in climates where
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I hereby announce myself a can
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Rowan : county- subjecfr-i;o the ac
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and, convention. -
J. H. McKenzie. .
I herewith announce myself "a
candidate for Treasurer of Rowan
county subject .to the. action' ot
the Democratic primaries and
convention . C.;T Bernhardt.-
To the Democrats of Rowan Coun
r ty: : . ' '. '
I hereby announce myself a
candidate for the State Senate
from Rowan County, subject - to
the action of the Democratc pri
maries and convention. This
March 20, 1906.
I hereby announce mysetfa can
didate for the office of Register of
Deeds of Rowan county subject to
the action of the Democratic pri
maries and convention. '
; K E. H. Miller,
For County Commissioner.
I hereby announce myself a
candidate for county commission
er subject to the action of the
county primaries. I live in China
Grove township. I am a demo
crat,, and will abide thectionof
primaries and convention. This
March 26th, 1906.
Walter E. Deal.
I herebv-announce mvselfia can-
idate for the office of Reeistef of
Deeds, subject to the action of the
Kowan county Democratic con
vention. Geo. B. Wetmore.
Woodleaf, N. C. March 31, 1906.
I hereby annouuce myself a can
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ic primaries and convention of
James H. Horah.
I hereby announce myself a can
didate for the House of Represent
atives as one of the representatives
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