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A Home Newspaper Published in the Interest of the people and for Honesty in Governmental Affairs.
Salisbiry, N. O.v Wednesday MARctf 27th, 1907..
Wm. HvStewapt, Editor.
Vol. III. No. 15
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LEXINGTON AND DAYIDSON COUNTY.
' Double Track Work Nearly Completed.
New Bankruptci Qliision.
LeiiDrtonPiapatch, March 20th.
The double'' track work is Dear?
ihg completion and the track lay4
ing hajB begun. There is a forcf
of 40. handjfeying track between
Lexingto n" a nd Lin wood and 80
hands between- Lexington and
Spencer. The work between High
Point and Greensboro will be fin
ished this week. When the pres
ent work is finished it is not
known ' where the double track
contractors will go. as the South
H ern has' no new contracts for such
construction. No accidents have
occurred for some time.
D. C. Stoup and brother, of
Pennsylvania, have i purchased a
177cre farm in Cotton Grove
township, five miles from Lexing
ton,, from Victor Humphreys, "the
consideration being $3,100. They
will run a stock farm. Mr. Stoup
if a mining expert and is engaged
in opening a mine near Asheboro.
Tho8. M. Sheets has been living
on this place, but he has bought
a place on Abbott's Greek and is
now building a house there.
W. G Burnett, of the High
Point Ice & Fuel Company, has
'purchased a controlling interest
in the ice plant here, and beoomee
secretary and treasurer of the
business, in the place of O, H.
Evehart, resigned. All the old
tocholders retain some stock in
' the enterprise. W. B. Clinard
will be . assistant manager . of the
plant and will live here and look
' after it. - v i-.'
int. Earner and J ..
ot oalisburv, were
here to confer with the stockhold
era of the brass factory, with a
view to buying the plant and mov-
mg ; w to oansoury. in owning aen-
uite was clone, and tne deal, it
made, will not be completed till
tne last oi tne wee.
A new bankruntcv division will
be established by Judge Boyd,
with Major J. F. Alexander as
referee. This will include the
counties of Davidson, Davie, For-
syth, Yadkin, Surry and Wilkes,
J. R. McCrary has been referee,
but his commission expired some
The legislature passed 12 laws
directly affecting Davidson coun
ty, Thomasville, Jenton andLex
ington. A number of other new
acts will be in force in the coun
ty but they are of a general na
ture. Governor Robert B. Glenn has
accepted an invitation to deliver patronage.
the address at the commencement Subscribers have the privilege of selecting their own can
of the Denton High School, at didates. New candidates may be brought out at any Time.
Denton, this county, on Friday, Vote for whom you
ur.n.Ji didate who gets the most votes will be awarded the prize.
He Was Making Soap.
Alfred Anderson claims that
the plant he was operating was
not a whiskey still but a soap
factory. Judd Albright has a
pretty good nose for fermenting
beer and he thinks that he made
no mistake in capturing the cop-
per worm and pouring out tne
beer. Charlotte Observer.
Health In the Ganal 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 Canal. Many are
restrained however by the fear of
ievers and malaria, it u the
knowing ones-thoee who have us3d
Electric Bitters, who go there
without this fear, well knowing
they are sate from malarious in-
fluences with Electric Bitters on
hand. Cures blood poison too,
biliousness weakness and all
stomacn, nveraud Kidney trou
uaxauueou vjjr an : uiu6
If you Wapt a Good Buggy Don't Fail to Gel
The biggest and best proposition in the way of a voting
contest ever offered by The Watchman is herewith set on
foot The conditions re brief and the prize is great. Now
is your opportunity to get a splendid one-horse buggy with
out the outlay of a dime on your part. You want a gocii
buggy and we want to increase the circulation of the
Wamchman, hence we inaugurate the folio winging voting
contest. For every cent paid on subscription one vote will
be given, except subscriptions brought in by some one act
ing as an agent, in which case two votes -for each pent paijl
will be given. Voting coupons with the number oi votes to
which one is entitled theron ;will be issued to all who
make payments. These coupons must be deposited at the
office of the Watchman to be counted and credited to the
proper candidates. . ,
No one connected with the Watchman force in any man
ner will be allowed to enter the contestrbut 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 BUGGrY.
Uo.'s place oi Dusmess, on
Council street. These gentlemen will take pleasure iii
showing it and giving any information about it that may be !
desiretL Remember some one'
you want one why not make an
Uurini? tnis contest we nave
liberal prices possible for full
The Watchman, single subscription, new or renewal. . .75c
i it 2 years, 44 " " $100
In clubs of two or more. 1 vear. new or renewal, each. .50c
Those who enter the contest
will be guided by the above,
information we will be glad to
subscriptions for less than
Any one who sends us five subscriptions and $2,50, will
be given one year's subscription free.
The Wax,chman will continue as it is with whatever im
provement we may be able to make upon it. It asks the
support of all good people and
win, so if you are going to make an effort for the buggy, a
word to the wise is sufhcient.
hishd upon request. Send
Do not Crowd the Season.
The first warm days of spring
bring with them a desire to get
out and enjoy tne exmliratmg air
and sunshine. Children that have
been housed up all winter are
brought out and you wonder where
they all came from. The heavy
w'tci Nothing is thrown aside
ana s y shed their .flannels.
Then a c d wave comes and peo
pie say that grip is epidemic.
Colds at this seas are even more
'dangerous than in
twi. .nffai nf nnonmn.
nja 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 pleasaut and
safe to take. Children like it
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- isburv. and sn-t tr rr,a:npcv.
Spencer, N. C.
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Latest and Biggest
We haven't a suitable cut
of the buggy which 'scfme
lucky person will receive at
the expiration of t h is contesT,
but in a general way we can
say thatfit is a No. -42 Dia
mond buggy made by the Du
HtantDort Carriage Co. It is
oi the open side bar type and
one of the best makes on the
market, substantial and firsts
class in every particular. It
can be seen by calling at the
Barber - Buggy - and Wagon
will get it without fa
effort to get it?
deciaea to make the most
year subscriptions. They are
for the main Drize. the buesv.
but should they want other
furnish them with same.
one year' will be at the rate of
will endeavor to merit their
generally stands a good chance
Any other information 'fur4-
all money and communications
Wm. H. Stewart,
Salisbury ,"N. C.
Boy Burled by Sand Bank.
Newbern, March 21, Duke Wil
Hams, a colored boy, 14 years old,
was killed near
ink fa'ling on
mgnt oy a sand nans: ia'ling
him and burying him alive. He
wasnot missed until this morning 80 that at his death ifc was prob
and when friends were looking ably the finest farm in North
for him they saw where the earth Carolina. About 506 acres are
had caved in and the suggestion ow iu cultivation and large yields
of an outline of a human form,
They dug out the sand in a short
time and found the boy covered
with dirt and in i kneeling posi
tion. Special to Charlotte Ob
Faster and faster the pace i set,
By people of action, vim and get, that almost any Charlotte real be on the safe side by demanding strengthens tne nerves, aids di
So if at the finish you would be, estate man could have worked it Dr. Shoop's Cough Cure Simply gestion, brings, refreshing sleep.
TakeHollister's Jtockv Mountain off for $50000. CharlotU Chron- refuse to accept any other. Sold 85 cents, Tea or Tablets. T. W.
rea.- l. w. unmes uruguo.
CONCORD AND CABARRUS COUNTY.
Dr Cohelsen to Remain In Concerd. A
Canceling Machine for Postoffiee.
Concord Time. Mareh ltlv.
?MrtAnnie McDonald and D.
W. Iiommins were married at
F6resjyHill Sunday afternoon by
Rev . C. Wootenv1 here is an
interesting story vconnectbd with
thai aboveannouncement. Mrs.
McCommoni before he first mr
riage was a Miss Jfoe After her,
nrriage to Mr. McDonald a. sepa
ration followed, during, whicn
i&d she neard he was dead, v 6 he
ttiw inarriedMr; McCommogsi
bt flooq after marrying him hus
b"d No. 1 turned up, very'much
aUve, andjghe procured a divorce
frjpm both of her husbands. Hus
baijfd Nof -l died several months
ago and the second ceremony,
marrying her to Mr. McCommons,
wife performed Sunday.
jrrueo. H Cornelson announc
that he had decided to decline the
cajii recently exienaea mm Dy tne
MbOre Jfemonal Presbyte r i a u
ohuchaC Nashville, Tenn.. This
aBifouncement was received with
geriuiiie pleasure by all our peo
ple, ho are glad tcknow that hd
has decided to remain in Concord.
Postmaster Buchanan tells us
at the postoffiee department
has granted his request made re
cently for a letter, canceling ma
chine, for use in the office here
Theie machines are great labor
savers and are only. granted to the
- Mrs. William Smith, of No, 11
township, died ' last' Wednesday
morning at the State Hospital in
Morganton, where she had been
about a week. This is a' very sad
case. She is only about 20 years
of age, and was married about a
month ago. On the night of her
marriage she lost her mind and
was taken to Moreanton, as soon
as. arrangements could be made
for her admission.
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The Elks of Concord will give a
biS reception on Friday evening,
A.pril4, This will be the formal
opening of their elegant new
rooms over the postoffiee, to which
all the ladies in the citv will be
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Mrs. Margaiet Hunsacker died
suddenly early yesterday morning
at the home of her son, M. J.
Hunsacker. at the Bala cotton
mill, aged 52 years.
Gould Have Got $50,000.
Travelers on the old North Car
olina Railroad, afterwards the
Richmond & Danville and later
the Southern, will not fail to rer
member the Holt wheat farm, just
east of Linwood. The land is as
level as a floor and was always
noted for its high state of culti
The farm contains 650
acres and was sold a few days ago
for $21,000. The Lexington Dis
patch tells us that this farm was
owned before the civil war by the
late Dr. Holt, of Lexington.
After the war it was sold and be-
came the property of Governor
Thomas Holt, who improved it a
&e&t deal-It was his "pet,
and he Paid much attention to it,
are reaped from it. One field of
150 acres has an average of wheat
to its credit oi aoont oo
to the acre. It seems to
this farm went cheap. One man
tells the Dispatch that he could
have bought it seven years ago
for $14,000. We are confident
Extensile Inproienents.lo be Uade it tne
StatesYlile Feaalt College. ---
StateiTll Landmark. March Mnd.
Rev. Dr.- Shearer, of Davidson,
was in town Wednesday attending
a meeting of the executive com-
mittee of tbe board of trustees of
tee b'a8 awar(4f to Wheeler, Runge
mWWT W't "7t 7
t:x;tr5tiof plans for the ad-
cn ui-to oe Duuii w ihb
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;ej y -rue audition win ne
pUced on : tne nortn end oi tne
Kcollege and wilt have a front simi
lar to -the main college building.
It will be 50x70, three stories, and
will contain an auditorium, 16
dormitories on the third floor and
a number of music practice rooms.
The stage for the auditorium will
be placed on the west side. .The
seating capacity of the auditori
um and galleries is estimated at
The Southern Railway Com
pany has contributed $50 to the
Statesville firemen to be used for
equipment for. the company. The
contribution Js in appreciation of
the service of the firemen in sav
ing railroad property when th
Statesville mill was burned, and
the firemen appreciate the com
The new hose wagon for the fire
department, which Us4 possibly the
nicest one-horse wagon in the
State, has been received. The
wagon has rubber . tires: and ; was
made expressly for racing pur
peses nut will oe used lor ngnting
fire when necessary, It was made!
by the Barber Buggy and Wagon
Co., of Salisbury. -
manufacturing industry a plant j
to manufacturer kitchen safes and
tables. - The capital stock will be
$20,000 and a sufficient amount
has been subscribed to insure the
establishment of the plant. H.
Clarke, C, R. Johnston and R. B.
McLaughlin are the promoters of
the new enterprise.
While walking to his home
south of town Tuesday evening
J. T, Cashion stepped on a large
copperhead snake which h a d
crawled out of its winter quarters.
The snake coiled around Mr.
Cashion's leg but he managed to
shake it off before it .could bite
Rev. W.f'C. Brown, of Loray,
ho was at the home of his
brother at High Point for ten
days, surxered an . attacs: or ap
pendicitis while there and was
quite ill. He improved, how
ever, and Wednesday returned to
Loray. An operation was not
Robert E. Noe died yesterday
at 11 :45 o'clock at his home on
Center street. The funeral ser
vices will be conducted at the
residence this afternoon at three
o'ciock oy 4ev. u. a. .jenKins,
and the interment will be at Oak
wood. The News-No Pure Drug Cough
flnro Laws wonld be needed, if all
Cough.Cures were Jike Dr. Snoop's
Conch Cure ie-and has been for
20 years. The National Law now
requires that if any poisons enter
printed Q the Jabel Qr pa(jkage
For this reascn mothers and oth
ers, should insist on . haying Dr.
Snoop's Cough Cure. No poison
marks on Dr. Shoop's labels-and
none in the medicine, else it must
by law be on the label. And it's
not only safe, hut it is said to be
by those that know it best, a tru-
ly remarkable cough remedy.
Take no chance particularly with
your uunurvu. xmbibu uu ubviuk
Dr. Shoop's Cough Cure. Com-
pare carefully tne Di. bftDsp-pack-1 Are you tired, tagged out, ner
age with others and see. No po'is- vous, sleepless, feel meant Hol-
on marks there I You can always
dv utwi owjw.
UlclcrUI AjsocUtlca Crgz:lzc J. Stan
ly's Antl-jB2rtaft, Y ;
Stanly Enterprise. March iut.
Rev. H. G. Bryant has returned
from the Baptist theological sem-
inary at Louisville to recover
from a severe attack of pneumo-
nia. He is noV -at his home at
Big Lick. .
The ecent:Ml88ionry Institute
tee consisting oi Dr. D. Atkins,
Rev. J. E. Gay and Rev. R. D.
SherrilJ. It is the purpose of this
committee to organize for a thor
ough and progressive evangelistic
movement throughout the . dis
trict. C. M. Palmer is suffering from
an internal tumor and is advised"
by his physicians to undergo an
operation soon. Mr.-Palmer has
suffered very much of late, but-
his friends will be glad to learn
that his condition is not ftrious.
Miss Mary, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Selson A. Clayton, pf the
vicinity jfour miles north of Albe
marle, died Monday and was
buried Tuesday morning at the,
cemetery at Prospect-Baptist,
church. Her death was caused
by an attack of appendicitis.
Mayor A. C. Huneycutt had a
novel experience employing a
young cook a few days ago. The
little darkey was a run-away, and
the appearancr;of the father re
vealed the fact that creeks and
streams at the child's home in
Anson had been dredged to find
the lost one.
The Methodist ministers of this
countyhave organized ininiste-
of evangelistic and'other .woriof
the church in the county. Rev.
R. D. Sherrill was made presi
dent; Rev. A. L. Stanford, secre
tary, and Rev. W. L. Hutchins,
treasurer. This organization bodes
much good in the near future for
the work in our county.
The anti-jug law for Stanly has
many opponents as well as friends.
This was manifest when the Ed
dins law passed the House and
wm tne cry against tne measure
n e compromiBe uu buoiu-
tute bill which passed was "the
best that could be secured under
the circumstances," so say our
legislators. It was in keeping
with the temperance policy of
the last body to do nothing rash ;
but the new measure oomes as a
great disappointment to the many
who looked for and expected the
Insane Patient Found Dead.
Morganton, March 21. On the
night of the 28d of February a
male patient of the State Hospital
here escaped in returning from
the amusement hall to the wards.
Immediately some men were sent
out to look for him, but it being
late at night, the chance of find
ins him was remote. Two men
spent the entire next day out
looking tor mm and tney also
failed to find him or any trace of
him. Nothing was heard from
him until yesterday when his
dead bodv was found about three
miles fiom the Hospital in the
direction of the South mountains.
His remains were viewed by the
county coroner and, there being
no evidence of foul play or sui
cide, his judgment was that he r
died from cold or natural causes.
Special to Charlotte Observer.
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