SUTfcSYILLE AND IB EG ELI COUNTY.
iEXiNGTON AND DAVIDSON COUW.
CONCOfiDAND CABARRUS COUKTY.
NORTH CAROLINA NEWS;
Activity In Bulldog Qp?ratto3 Block
Sistem From Salisbury h Ksrrn.
Stateavile Landmark,. March 5th.
' Building operations, which Lave
by no means be suspended dar
ing the winter, will proceed with
renewed- activity with the op-i
ing of Spring. A number f new
residencee are h contemplation.
L. Ah will build a hanrUom
modern reside ce on bis lot on
west Walnut street and Oscar
Steele will build a handsome brick
residence corner Bell and Mulber
ry j streets. Wm. Morrison wll
ad1 a second story to his resi
dence on Front t net. Cn tract 8
have already been made for th"
Asb and Alorrison r-sidenca a.o
1. Li. pteele will have charge ol
The Landmark has mentioned
that the municipal iith -nrif
have let the contract. for thn q - ip
ment for the transformer eta.u
for the electric power which is to
be furnished Statesville by t.tn
Southern Power Company. The
station will be located between
the tracks of , the Western , and
m i 'i! : ? i . J
laviorsvine rauroaas. near iuh
cotton mill scno' 1 house and the
Statesville cotton mill. The con
tract has not yet been let for the
building but arrangements are
being mads for it. The house
will be a one-story brick building
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Eagle, of
Olin township, have issued Juvi
tations for thq marriage of their
daughter, Miss Mry, aut B lon
dee Wood Steele. The ceremony
will take place; at the home of the
bride's parents at. 8 o'clock " on
. : Wetlfeni ;roaa;&
Kev j jr unmth, who recent
ly resigned as pastor of New Ster
ling and Perth ci urches, sold hi?
personal property last week anc
left with his family f .r Charlotte.
Later he will go to his new . work
Jame3 Hamilton, one of lum
ber of voune Sc achmeii who
.came to Amriva two weeks g
from Edifi burg, has (oeatfd V.i n
Supt, Meaohani ni the State Farm
to learn Southern mot hods of
farming. After fitting himeeif
for farm work it is Mr. Hamil
ton's purpose to purchase a farm
and remain in this country.
The block system was put in
operation on the Southern rail
road yesterday between Salisbury
nd Marion. The system will be
in operation all the way between
Salisbury and Asheville by the
Shorter Honrs for Telrapters,
Washington, March 4 Tin
Senate today agreed to ? he confer
tnqe report on the bill liuiitiug
llUO UUU1B Ul B-1 IVD v-l mil n J
employes as agreed upon by tb
f " aKv agreed to the report of th
conference and in both housns thn
adoption was hy unanimous vote.
Toe agreement limits the daily
service of railway telegraphers
to nine hours with a provision
that the requirement may be ex
tended as to any particular cases
when r proper showing is made
to th In er-State Commerce Com
merca. Commission. The Presi
dent signed the bill at the Capi
' Tetter, Salt Rheua and tczema..
These are diseases f r which
Chamberlain's Salve is especially
valuable. It quickiy allays the
itching and smarting land soon
effHJts a cure. Price, 25 cents
For sale by Jamag Plnmmer, Sal
'isbury, and Spencer Pharmacy
Spencer, -N. O.
If you Want a Good Buggy Don't Fail to Get
Busy at Once,
The biggest and best proposition in the way of a voting
contest ever offered by The Watchman is herewith set on
foot. The conditions are brief and the Drize is urreat. .Now
is yoar opportunity to get a splendid one-horse buggy with
out the outlay of a dime on your part. You want a good
buggy and we want to increase the circulation of the
Wamchman, hence we inaugurate the followingiug voting
contest. For every cent paid on subscription one vote will
be given, except subscriptions brought in by some one acts
it:g as an agent, in which case two votes for each cent paid
ill be given. 5totiLg;eoupcnB with the number of votes to
which one is entitled t heron will be issued to all who
make, payments. These coupons must be deposited at the
ffice of the Watchman to be count'ed and credited to the
proper candidates. ,
No omh connect with the Watchman force in any man
tie will.be allowed to enter the contest, but all others now
subscribers are invittd to help in any manner they can,
Work for yourseif or help some one else to get it.
. DESCRIPTION OF THE BUGGY.
fXaniireet?--These 'gentlemen ill : ta"ke pi
I 1 J . - -A. ' " " '
snowing it anq giving any iniormaiion anonx it max mayne
desire. 1. Remember some one will gt it without fail. -'If
you want one why not make an effort to get it?
During this contest we have decided to make the most
iiberai prices possible for full year subscriptions. They are
The Watchman, single subscription, new or renewal. . .75c
2 years, 11 " 44 .... $1.00
In clubs of two or more, 1 year, new or renewal, each. .50c
Those who enter the contest for the main prize, the buggy,
will be guided Jby tho -above, but should they want other
nformation wewisl be glad to furnish them witn same.
Subscriptions for less than one year will be at the rate of
Any one who sends us five
btf given one year's subscription
Any one sending us ten subscriptions and $5.00, will be
given a copyof the San Francisco Earthquake book. "Value
Thet Walchman will continue
provement we may be able to
support of all good people and
Subscribers have the privilege of selecting their own can
lidates. New candidates may
Vote for whom you wish and as
didate who gets the most votes
The n st in the field generally stands a good chance to
win, so 11 you are going to maKe an enort tor tne nuggy, a
word to the wise is sufficient. Any other information fur
nished upon request. Send all money and communications
The fir" t warm day" of .pri.g
ft . a. n.... " &L t a. K
briug with thm a desire to get I
out and nnj y the exhilirating air
and sunshine, Chitdr n that have
been housed up all wiuter are
brought out and y n wonder where
they all came frvm. The heavy
winter clothiug is throwo aside
and many shed thir flannels
Then a cold wave cn'.i8 and peo
ple say that grip is epidemic.
Colds at this season ar even more
dangerous than m nv'd wihter, as
there is more danger , of pneumo
nia. Take Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy, howQver, : and yoa will
have nothing to fear. It always
curs, ard we have never known a
cold to result in pneumonia-when
it was used. It ?s pleasant and
safe, to take. Children like it.
For sale by James. Plummer, Sal
isbury, and Spencer Pharmacy,
Spencer, N. C.
Latest and Biggest
till June ist.
We haven t a suitable cut
of the buggy which some
lucky person will receive at
the expiration of this contest,
but in a general way we can
say that it is a No; 12 Dia
mond buggy tpade by the Du
rant-Dort Carriage Co. It is
of the open side bar type and
one of the best makes on the,
market, substantial and fin t
class in every particular. 4 It
can be seen by calling at ti e
' - A '. . ' ' A" i A 1 J 'TS
subscriptions and $2,50, will
as it is with whatever irrw
make upon it. It asks the
will endeavor to merit their
be brought out at any time.
often as possible. The can
will be awarded the prize.
Wm. H. Stewart,
Salisbury, N. C.
M HltUraliZ.tiOI. Of imU
Sacramento. Cal., March 9.
The Senate this afternoon uuani
mously accepted a joint resolution
protesting.against the naturaliza
tion of Japanese, instructing the
Senators and Congressmen of Cal
ifornia to combat such 'perni
cious legislation, ' and to work
for the passage of an exclusion
i law to include Japanese, Koreans,
and all other Asiatics The reso
lution is a substitute for one in
troduced by iSenator San ford.
Faster and faster the pace ir set,
By people of action, vim ;aid get,
So if at the finish you would be,
Take Hollister's Rockv "Mountain
Tea.? W. Grimes Drug Co.
Escaped Frsra Asjlon Walked long
"V- ' Distance to tis Home.
LvtlnftoI)lpatch, March th.
L Friday about n lgh t f al 1 Job n
Leonard, who has been co fined
in the asylum for the insane at
Columbia, S; C, walked into. Lex
i>ori,. having escaped on Mon
daV; of last wtek. Saturday he
was secured and placed ii jail,
and on Sunday was sent back to
Columbia in charge of J,L. Mitcb
ell. He claimed to have walked
all the way from Columbia,and
it is said he picked a hole through
the brick wall with a table ki;ife,
thus, effecting his escape. He is
a brick mason and doubtless his
knowledge aided bim. This is
the second time he Jias escaped,
having returned home a ymr or
more ago and remained some tim.
Then he appeared to be in his
right mind, but later he grew
worse and theie was an interstate
wrangle about wbether h- should
bev cared for by North ur iSouth
Carolina.. This time e appeared
to)be"in very bad mental condi-
tlOn. . . v .
5 The participants ' in thf fight
down in Emmons township, that
was told of last week, are ruport-
as recovering. There was va
rumor one day last wk thatirro'oms caught fire in the flu
otfe man was dead but there was
nothing in it. Nobgdy was hart
very bad, although the man who
was -cut in the neck had a close
cut in the
calWe are toldthat Henry
Hedrick and the man named Lof
lm were not in theght, and that
thJHedrick boya did not try to
ruL'lthe.XJodya .oS he trouble
A 'so it was a mistake about Jake
Hdriek being knocked down with
rocks a 'd zm or two tims "
Dr J. C. Leonard, of th Firs
Reformed church, attended a
meeting in, Newton last w-ek of
the committee appointed by th
last session of Clasis to pr pare
c history of the Reformed church
iu Norths Carolina. Other mem
bers of the committee are Drs.
J. C. Clapp, J. L. Murphy, Paul
Barringer and W. B. Duttera.
Dr. Leonard thinks it lik ly that
he church will accept the offer
of Claremont College in Hi kory,
with $2,500 iu cash for improve
ments, and will make that school
one for gir's and Catawba College
at Newton for boys.
A prominent citizen who, whil
crossing tne street one mtr t re
cently, fell into the mud t-ecau
he could not eee, there being no
arc light aflame to show the path
way, has been using vigorous lan
guage ever since, and he wants to
know why there was no : ight.
Acc dentaily Klllec.
Zeb Caldwell, of Concord, was
accidentally shot and kiMed last
week by Mace T'arks, a girl of 15
years. A number of scho-l boys
"1JVA , rwT ;8 " ,
target wun a small nne rne
irl thirrkinff tha rifle unloads
snapped it a Caldwell. The oul-
let entered his forehead causine
his death in a short while.
Health In the Canal Zone.
The high wages paid make it a
mighty temptation to our young
artisans to join the fore- f-f skill
ed workmen needed to construct
the fanama Janal. Many are
restrained however by thn fear of
fevers and malaria. It is the
knowing ones-those who have us 3d
Electric Bitters, who go there
without this fear, well knowing
thev are safe from malarious in
fluences with Electric Bitters on
hand. Cures blood poison too,
biliousness, weakness and all
stomach, liver aud kidnev trou
bles. Guaranteed by ail
I gists. 50c.
A fcllca Justice for Concord. Ptstoffic
P ; Moiefl to Quarters
Concord Times, March 8tb .
The amended charter bill, in
cluding the Police Justice, "gaii'
the Senate on fiial radiii !
Vedne9day morning and -is -. ow a
law. R. L. MoConnU is named
as Police Justice, and his eularv
is te bb not ress than $60 a month
the amount to be fixed by the al
dermen. He goes into office on
May 1st, and serves until Jauu-
ary 1st, 1908, when his successor-!
is to be elected by the aldermen .
The mayor, Mr. Caldwell, is to
fill the oflBce until May la" and
has all the pDwers given the Po
Messrs. Allen G Hall, Robert
Mt ran and V. D. Trabue, of Nash
ville, Tenn., were in .Concord last
week. These gmtlem n consti
tu' e a committee from the Moore
Memorial Presbyterian church of
NushviPe, and their mission hert
at this time was to extend a for
mal and urgent call to Rev. Ge .
H. Corn lson, D. D., paste r of
the First Presbyterian church o
Concord, to the pastorate of th
. There came near being a serious
fire at the jail. One-of-thl.upptr
caused by fire in the stove in th
room below. Mrs. 'RoMrisotno .
titled Mr. Robinsc u as s ;n s
possible, and be and J, O; M6'
soon extinguished, the firef small
damage only being done.
PoBtmaste Buchanan moved
the postofBce We"diiesday:lnto tne
:legant new qnarters arranged or
4t:?:The scene of-activity w hvcU
acompkb foi-1 he --post6ffi-e--Ha8
shifted. The outfit and eqnip
aaeut .of the new office are first
class and the ro m itself is all thftr
could be desired
C. H. Chile's di-d last Satur
day night at 9 - o 1 ck at h-s
home at Forest Hill Hisde th
was s me nat suaaeu as n wors-
d on that day. H was ab ut
65 years of age, and leaves hi
)rite and spvnral children. H-
Cetm"- npre some time ag. ir- m
Mr, and Mrs G D Groner, of
Chattanooga, arrived in Concord
Wednesday afternoon on a visit
to Mr, Gr nr's sister Mrs. R. V.
Blackwelder. Mr. Grouer is a
on of the late HeDrj Groner. He
left Concord 17 years ago and this
is his first visit here in that time.
Dr. Garver Williams, formerly
-r j 10. is tne new nasK-r 01 tne
R formed churches, Bar Creek,
Mt. PleaBant-and Bogerand will
make his home in Mt. Pleasant.
City Oriinanc's is Invalid.
Danvie, 111., March 9 'udge
Kimbreugh this afternoon decided
that the Chicago ordinance on
which as based the trial of Will
J. Davis, charged with man-
1 slaughter on account of the burn
ing of the Ir. quois Theatre at
". -. , . ; n
Chicago ot which Davis was man
agr at the time, is invalid in so
far as the prosecution of the cst
is concerned. The decisicn pu s
an end to the trial
Following his decision the court
called in the jury, which had i:ot
been allowed tu hear the argn
ments, and direoted the jurors to
return a verdict ol not guilty.
This wp8 done and the curt di
rected the sheriff to reb ase the
defendent. Thi-s terminated i:y
criminal action against Mr. Davis
on account of the Iriquois fire.
Are you tired, fagged out, ner
vous, sleepless, feel mean? Hoi
lister's Rockv Mountain Tea
strengthens the nerves, aids di
gestion, brings refreshing sleep.
85 cents,. Tea or Tablets. T. W.
Grimes Drug VP,
interesting: Matters Which Have Occgrtetf --
Thrcoghoot tlie State; " r'
The loss resulting froii: tHe
urn tn g ; of the; Hicko ry In p has
Ann eiiimHted at about $0,000.
There was $15,000 ipsurince.' A
umber were serioa ly jnjuridHy
juuhuj uvui uji wjviuvb ana
others who were huriire recover
ing. It is rumored that a travel
ing salesman lost - his life irk the
fire, but most likely there itno
good foundation for such aire-
uuario nas its mil : irft)et
h? Physician" tppoinffi for
that purpose. Cows and oairy
irrangemeuti are carefully fook-
d after. N t long since tfe in-
pec cor coiJuuiuea a uflfflpef of
dairy cowj'that wexamicted with
tuberculosnw. J ,p
Thomas Browning," irbam,
grewired of life and swalMd a
lot of laudanum with saicSn
tent Doctors pamped l'm"6tit
ana sava nis lire. -r
There is trouhle mong tb
sanct)flcati'n brethenv at Ne
Bern. Addison Toler, one of t
htptherg, is charged hy unoth
orother, M. T. R we, with bavff
abducted the wife of the Jser.
Brother Ttder has given or
his : ap pearance in the upeiior
Officer Skesns. of weenibpro,
,w ho some time agsbot and. kill
ed. a negro prisoner, who tried to
escape after being placetlnder
arrest, has been discharged by the
granojj jury; that investigated the
Wlllt YHIito Onrco
Will close all ; its yards on the
Great? Lakes and SDend all of
something life $2,000,000 cash,
Abich it has in the banks, before
it will yield to the demands of
the shipbuilding union.
' This is the statement made to
day b one closely in touch with
the affjirs of the American Ship
building G mpany. Furthermore,
according1 to this same person,
President J C. Wallace, of the
company will likely not consent
t ven confer with the men who
making the demands of the com
If these predictions prove true,
it is said that one of the most bit
terly contested strikes in the his
tory of the building industry on
the Great Lakes will soon be in
prngres. As a preliminary move
officers of the shipbuilding union
in Chicago, arrived iu Cleveland
today abd went into conference
with Louis Weyand, national or
ganizer of the shipbuilders, who
U in charge of negotiations in
Several hundred men employed
at the Loraiu yards of the com
pany are already out.
The shipbuilders and helpers
union has made the declaration
that if itfc demands are not granted
by Monday a strike in the -yards
in Cleveland, Detroit, West Bay
City and Chicago, will be ordered
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is Both
Agreeable and PhasaBt.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
has uo superior for. coughs colds
and croup, and the fact that it is
plnafraut to take and contains no
tnii.g in any way injurious bbs
made is a favorite with mothers.
Mr WV. S. Pelham, a merchant
of Kiiksville, Iowa, savb; "For
more than twenty ypars Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy has been my
leading remedy for all throat
troubles. It s especially success
ful in cases of croup. Chi dren
lik it &k d my customers wh have
uspd it will nrt take any othr."
For suIh by James Plummer, Sal
isbury, nd Spencer Pharmacy,
Spencer, N. C.
Auiejiuau oiiipouiiuroEr viompany