. A Jlome JN ewspapef rruDiisnea r in tne mteresioi uie r eou
Salisbury N.iO.v Wednesday, March 2pjHr
Wm.H; Stewart, Editor.
Vol.111. No. 14.
."'.' ' ' '
1 -v.. :
LEXINGTON AND DAVIDSON COUNTY.
Building Occupied by Wholesale FJrm 61tbs
: way and Goods are Uoved out. j;
Lexington Dispatch, March 13th.. K' V'- X
Friday afternoon the three
story brick building occupied i by
the Lexington Grocery Company,
wholesale, near the . depot, began
to crive awav. Thousands of doK
lars worth of goods were stored in
tha house, and to. get them out
The Watchman's Latest and Biggest
Contest Now on.
Will Continue till June ist.
without any damage to the goods XI you Want a Good Buffsy Don't Fail to Get
or to tnose worKing iu iuuuu- T-rr
ing, was a problem. Experts
pronounced the building unsafe;
liable to fall at any -time, so that
it was like taking one's life in
hand to go
cause of the
The bicreest 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 prize is great. Now
1 1 mi. I . - : 111 . : T . - " 1 - - J 1
in tne nouse, une 1S y0ur opportunity to get a spienma one-norse Duggy wiui
trouble was in the otit the outlay of a dime on your- part, xou want a
foundation which-was not sum- buggy and we want to increase tne circulation 01 tne
cient. The g'ods-t- ive been haul- Wamchman, hence we inaugurate the f ollowonging voting
a nA - r xrnrfnna contest. J or every cent paid on subscription one vote. win
niftCfi8. and the work of renaiiine be given, except subscriptions brought m by some one ac
., i -ii- .it :ti. i i I ii tc an au a ti ou m vyuiuu kv- avx i
ine DUiiamg win go nguu aiuiig. TJi,. i-.. with b nnmKfir nf vofp tn
And while it all , seriously inter- ;a Qm.V,oT. Tirill ha iaatiaR to nil whn
i iru i wi i i ' i j ft a w ilu a. vvii - uv uaj. t v m.
feres with the business of this bi8 make Davments. These coupons must be deposited at the
i n 1 : I t , .. . . . . , , ....
ofRftft'of the Watchman to be counted and credited to tne
No one connected with the Watchman force in any man
ner will be allowed to enter. the contest, but all others now
subscribers are invited to help in any manner they can.
Work for yourself or help some one else to get it. - '
DESCRIPTION OF THE BUGGY.
vi ncern, - us anairs win u uoi
ducted without interruption.
The insane man N. H. Prevo,
wh hhB beeu in jail for two
mo. hs, and who locked up the
- jailei pome time ago ai.d trifed to
drown himself in the Nokomis
pond, was taken to the asylum in
Moreantrn on Monday. Sheriff
Delap got wold Sundaythat there
was room for bim. T. O. Loflin
took him Mr. Loflin saw sever
al Davison people while at the
asylum. He says A. W. ilack ie
no betttr: although the last three
months h 9 has not -made any
change f cr the worse. He must
be fed and waited on like a child.
He talks very little and refused
'V to converse with Mr. Loflin, who
it his father-in-law. Mr.- Black
Unfortanate Accldentto Xm Unifa
is Worklag for Eilocatio.
Btanly Enterprise. March 15tK. - ;
Geo.- Reid, ot Misenheimer,
came very near being" killed hert
Saturday t nighty Mr. Reid and
several other parties came to Mi
senheimer. to Richfield ton a lever
car, and on their return the car
ran into some slabs that had been
placedon the track by unknown
parties. Mr. Reid: was thrown
from the car -and his head very
Badly cut and bruised. Dr. Allen
was at . once summoned and his
wounds dressed. The wounds are
not serious, but he. will probably
carry the scars the balance of his
life, Richfield correspondence.
v Frank Caspar, the young man
who was injured at Canton last
is now at the hospital at
CONCORD AND CABARRUS COUNTY. I SI ATESYILLE AND IREDELL COUNTY.
Nigra HigftwayaeB Boaii Oter it Court. Ox Teams amd , AotoDObllas. Aaotlisr
Several Deaths Repqrtiil. : New Telephooe
CAKeoraTlme Ifartli IKK " ' . Statiirlle Lau4inrk. March 18th rr
Chief of Police Boger left yes- . -Miss Clide Linney, who has been
terday for Warsaw, W. Va., ta in school atrtbe college, has been
bring back Linn O.. Dry, formerly very ill at the home of her sister,
of Forest Hill, who is charged with Mrs . E. A Frye, on Mulberry
misappropriating-about $140 be- street, but is very much improved,
longing to the Junior Order Coun- The freight blockade, which
cil No. 25, of which he was treas- haB exi8ted on the Southern dur-
urer. He left here suddenly about, ing the winter, has been broken
tbres months ago, and recently aQd f reight is now moving in and
he was' located at Warsaw and out at the Statesville station in a
placed in - custody. Requisition gysfcematic:manner. . Agent Maher
papers naa to ne securea ana
these were recently completed.
Mr. Dry's family, consisting of
his wife and thrae children, are in
Concord. ; . ' v. .
Judd McGriff, who shotand
killed Fayette Ury on the streets
here last Sunday night, was giv-
Salisbury and is getting along en a preliminary hearing Tuesday
tt. qk . p-w k,;w oeiore ilpq. nets, ine oniv ai-
n m ihi i twi i r-.n d iiuiii a. iui iv i jl .
We haven't a suitable cut
of the buggy which some
lucky person will receive at
the expiration of th is contest,
but in a general way we can
say that it is a No. 12 Dia
mond buggy madebyihe Du
"rant-Dort Carriage Co. It isi
of the open-side bar type and
one of the best makes on the
market, substantial and first
clasa in every: particular. It
can be seen by calling at the
Barber Buggy and Wagon
JJoM place business;
wall which fell on him. He was
covered for two hours before re-
lief could reach him. It seems
he was spared only through the
ipaercy ol woq. j?ranK is a nne
boy and an industrious workman.
He was working to make money
to educate himself. Me has the
sympathy and best wishes of his
It is stated that the grand jury
late Fi iday afternoon ioun d a. true
bill against W. A. Bailey, of Da
vie countv. who conducts a li-
quor business in Danville, for sell
rect evidence against him is-the
dvinsr testimonv of Urv. as neith-
er of the women who were present larSe Bteera yoKea to a mountea
says freight transportion lis now
Wm. B. Lambert, fof Barringer
township, and Miss' Bertha Josey,
of Fallstown township, 'were mar
ried in'the solicitor's'room at the
.abouTl :80 o'clock.
Ox teams are seen in'Statesville
occasionally, but teams of four
are hot common. Tuesday four
saw McGriff fire the shot. As no
malice was proven, McGriff was
held in $500 bond for.his appear
ance at court. He could not give
the bond and is now in jail.
Jno. C. Correll, who some time
many friends. New London cor- ago resigned as agent of the South-
f; The Mitsionary Institute for
the Salisbury jdistrict conference,
which met with the Methodist
church here Tusiday and td
nesday, brought to Albm&rF an
interesting group of ministers and
delegates. The Presiding Elder said
the meeting was one of the moat
successful he has yet held or at
tended. Tfie serices tert well
iattended and themiasionary clause
in the district is.showu to be in a
engine was a street scene, we
have the most primitive and the
most modern methods of tran&
po rtation in this community ox
teams and automobiles.
W. P. Gabriel, of the vicinity
of Moeresville, whose mind is im
paired and who has been in jail ,
several weeks awaiting an ' open
ing in the State Hospital, was
taken to Morgan ton Tuesday and
placed in the hospital. J
A meeting was to have been
He has made a most satisfactory held at Taylorsville yesterday to
express agent and our people are Organize a company to build, an
glad to know that he will not give independent tf lephone line from
Taylorsville to Statesville, On
account of a delayed train the
meeting had to be postponed . It
em Express Company here, haaat
the request of the company- with
drawn his resignation, and will
continue as agent. He will also
be connected with the overall fac
tory, as mentioned some time ago.
wa3 taKen to tne nospitai nine rwmpil strftftt Thfisft cftnt, eman will take Pleasure in
showmer it and Riving any information about it tnat may be
desired. Remember some one will get it without fail. If
you want one why not make an effort to get its
Dnrinff thia contest we have decided to make the most raising of money at a box supper
liberal prices possible for full year subscriptions. They are to paint the church, saying that
as follows: . "it was gotten up by some of the
up the office.
John and Shep Gilmer, who
were.f arrested for , holding . up
will be held next Tuesday!
Capt. J. A, Cooper, who
Messrs. Sossamon and Cannon
last Saturday night, were given a
A deacon of Ibe Baptist church preliminary hearing Tuesday af- been in feeble health for several
ternoon before .Esq. ritts. xne montns, sunerea a stroxe oi pa
evidence was suchthat they were ralysis Tuesday afternoon and his
held on a charge of highway rob- condition is very serious, Capt,
at Silver Springs corrects the item
in "last issue which refers to the
ing liquor as his agents did, ta
king orders here in Lexington The Watchman, single subscription, new or renewal . . .75c young peple who do not know that
during court. The grand jury 2 years, . 44 $1.00 Baptists don't raise monev
did not know the facts until too In clubs.of two or more, 1 year, new or renewal, each. .50c ceot bv the eift plan."
Those who enter tne contest tor tne mam prize, tne ouggy,
will be guided by the above, but should they want other
inforrnation we will be crlad to turnish them witn same.
SubscriDtions for less than one year will be at the rate ot who movea to tne west several
&i nn " -.. vears aso. did not reach relatives
late for the court to: take any ac
tion. so that the case will come
up in August.
Another skif t of snow fell Wed
nesday night and Thursday morn
ing, bringing down the predicted
number to ten. If we have ten
more, the weather man will have
to hurrv. On the heels of the
snow came hail Thursday night,
and a thunder squall.
News of the death of our form-
ttt i ? i -m TT
er townsman wnit u. nearne,
bery, andthey are'now in jail in
default of $250 bond each;
Mrs. Mattie Fisher, wifef E.
L, Fisher, died last Saturday af
ternoon after a lingering illness
at her home inNo.. 4 township.
Caleb A. Moose died last Tues
day morning .at his home just
across the Cabarrus line in Stan-
and friends here until a few days jy county. He was 80 years of
A letter states that Mr.
A -r, tt nn a tttIi - cjckVirla no fiiro cmhaflTintinnfl and 9. Kft will o
be given one year's subscription free. , 3arne QlrneQ ai D,B 11 fflt)
Anv one sendini? us ten subscrintions and $5.00, will be Pleasant, Texas, sometime m No-
given a copy of the San Francisco Earthquake book. Yalue vember last.
The Walchman will continue as it is with whatever un-
There is how but one prisoner nrovement we may be able to maKe upon it. it asKs tne
. n i i . ii ', 1 a it i - i J ji nr a.' I
in jau, uoipnus Arnold, coiorea, t support 01 ail gooa people ana will enaeavor to mem tiitjir
ar.d as he will be sent to Kowan natron aere.
xs untv the jail might be counted Subscribers have the privilege of selecting their own can-
empty. Mi dates. New candidates may be brought out at any time.
Vrkft frw whnm vnn wiab unci as nffen ns nnRRihle. T'lift ftan
. ' i nt. L .1 J J vi; j "
August iotn nas oeen ueuuiteiy a-.aa whn o-ftts t.hn most votfts will hfi award eri the rr ze.
1 1 TtT I 1 "-, ,11 I U1UU . - W w . .r. . - " - C
aeciaea upon as lxrtn Carolina rr, v. . fl
r " r Si""" ,t win, so if you are going to make an effort for the buggy, a
v nkA f hTh word to the wise issuflicient. Any other information fur-
Carplina citizens are, expected to nishd upon request. &ena an money ana communications
Mrf. Jessie Furr, who has lin
gered a good whilwith consump
tion, died last Tuesday. Her
death was followed a few hours
later by that of her ten-months-old
child. The remains were in
terred Wednesday in Center Grove
church" cemetery, Locust corres
be- present on that day.
The News-iNo Pure Drug Cough
Cure Laws would be needed, if all
Cough Cures were like Dr. Shoop's
Cough Cure is-and has been for
20 years. . The National Law now
requires that if any poisons enter
into a cough mixture it must be
printed on the label or package
For this reascn mothers and oth
ers, should in sist cn haying Dr.
Shoop's Cough Cure." No poison
marks on Dr. " Shoop's labels-and
none in the medicine, elsetit mnst
by law be on the label. And its
not onlv safe, hut it is said to be
by thosethat kno w it best, a tru
-ly remarkable cough remedy
Take no chance particularly with
.your children. Insist on paving
Dr. Shoop's Cough ' Cure. Com
pare carefully the Dr. Sh op pack
age with others and see.. No pois
on marks there! You oaju always
be on the afe side 1 y demand
Dr. Shoop's Cough Cure r; Simply
refuse to accept any other. Sold
by Grimes Drug Store. .r "
Wm. H. Stewart,-
Salisbury, N. C.
do not Crowd the Season.
The first warm days of spring
bring witn inem a aesire to get
out and enjoy the exhilira ting air
and sunshine. Children that have
been housed up all winter are
brought out and you wonder where
they all came from. .. The heavy
wrtu c'othmg is thrown aside
dii v shed their flannels.
fThen a c A wave comes and peo
ple- say "that grip is epidemic.
Colds at this set s x? are even more
dangerous than in id-winter, as
there is .more danger of pneumo
nia. Take Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy, however, and you will
have nothing to fear. It always
cures, and we have never known a
cold to result in pneumonia when
it was used.;; It is pleasant and
safe to take. Children like it
For sale bv James r ? tirraer.: Sal
isbury,1 and Sp-4 rPcar-Pcy,"
Spencer;, N. 0. U
Will tie Refused Admittance.
Washington, March 14, Com
plying with the provisions of the
im migration act approved . Febru
ary 22nd last, .President Roose
velt today issued an executive or
der that such citizens of Japan or
Korea to -wit : Japanese or Ko
rean laborers, skilled or unskilled,
who have-received passports' to go
to Mexico, Canada, !or Hawaii and
come therefrom, be refused per
mission to enter the continental
territory of the United States",
This order was issued by the
president in fulfillment of his
promise to Mayor- Schmitz and
associates from California when
the negotiations regarding the
Japanese school, question were had
in Washington . : . - ;
Straus to Appoint
Washington, March 14. It has
been pradtidally decided by Sec
retary Straus to appoint J. L.
Benton, a well known young busi
ness man of Monticello, Ga.. as a
special agent of the department
to go abroad and investigate the
market for cotton teed products.
age and one of the best citizens
of the section in which he lived,
Mrs. Nancv Honevcutt, who
lived with her daughter, Mrs. J.
Wesley Sid?s, on Pine street, clied
last Wednesday afternoon about
3 o'clock, aged 86 years. Her
death was the result of old age.
We regret to note that the con
dition of Mrs, G. W. Patterson,
who has been -ill for several days
of pneumonia, is not improved.
Her many friends will hope that
her condition will soon change
for the better. v
Cboper suffered a stroke of paral
ysis last summer and since then
hia condition has been precarious.
The last stroke affected his entire
right side and he is unable to
speak but recognizes his acquaint
ances. His condition is un
changed this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. J, B. Morrison,,
of Salisbury; are spending a few,
days at the home of Mr, Morri
son's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
B, Morrison, north of town. They
will leave in a few days for Stan
ley, Gaston county, where Mr,
Morrison will mai.age the brick
plantbeing installed by W. E.
Morrison on his recently pur
chased property there-. D. A.
Morrison will go to Salisbury to
take charge of the brick business
there, which has been under the
management of J, B.- Morrison.
. Health In tie Canal Zone.
The high wages paid make it a
mighty temptation to our young
artisans to join the force of skill
ed workmen needed to construct
the Panama GanalMapf are
restrain ed however by the f tar of
fevers and malaria. It is the
knowing ones-those who have us ad
Electric Bitters. - who go there
without this fear, well, knowing days
they are saffr from malarious m-
with Electric Bitters on
GleYeiand Enjoys an Ootlng.
Georgetown, S. C.r March 14.
Commodore E. C. Benedict came
to the city today from General Al- Tenn.,
exander's shooting preserves at
Forbes Point, and reported that
former President Cleveland, is en
joying thoroughly his outing here,
that he is in good health &nd the
boat nf km rits. Tlie weather is
too warm for good duck AJSii
- i w iimii iim n. i a nnxinu w niRm o nil
sequently had 1 ittie if .anything
but Mr. Cleveland and Admiral
Lamberton bag- quite a" number
each day. The party will visit
the club house and preserves of
the San tee Gun Club, in a few
to do with the false arrest. Spe
cial to Charlotte Obierver,
Had the Wrong Uan.
Asheville, March 14. N o a h
Walker, of McFuris, arrested here
by Sergeant Jacksofi, of Spartan
burg, charged with the murder of
his sister-in-law; in New p o r t,
several months ago, hai
been released. . Newport omcers
who arrived in Asheville "for the
purpose of identification declared -that
Jackson had the wrong man
and Walker was speedily released,
The officers here' were satisfied
Tetter, Salt Rheao and Eczeaa.
These are diseases for which
Chamberlain's Salve is especially
.IhhViIa ' Tt nniitVIv ottaira'-fKa'
is set i ----- -- . A m . . - -
. 1 itnlaincr and smartini? and soon'
By people of . action, vim and get, effects a cure. Price. 25 cental
stomach, liver and kidnoy trou- So if at the finish you would. be, For sale bynames Plnmmer, Sal
bles. Guaranteed by-all drug- Take Hollister's Rocky: Mountain isbnry, and .Spencer Pharmacy,
stiiAi&- r:;k :: Tea. T. W, Grimes Drii Co. Spencer, N. C y ;
A 0 WD a. - WW M . - . . -i' .-- - - .. u ----- . , ' . r
rluences with Electric fitters on Faster and faster the pace
hand, uures ; niooa poison - too,
biliousness, weakness and al l