In Superior Court.
May Term, 1907.
Jane Kelly i
J. J. Stewart, admr. j
of Eliza Caldwell
and "the heirs at i
Notice to heirs of
law of .Eliza Cald-
The heirs at law of Eliza Caldwell,
will take notice that an action entitled
as above has been commenced in the
Super or Court of Rowan County, con-
earning the real estate of the late
Eliza Caldwell, in said county, to
which action the said heirs of Eliza
Caldwell are proper parties ; the pur
pose of said action being to establish a
trust in the real estate therein de
scribed in favor of plaintiff and to have
j laintiff declared the absolute owner
of said real estate ; and the said heirs
at law of Eliza Caldwell will further
take notice that they are required by
an order or tne Uourt in said action
the next term of the
perior Court of Bowan County to be
held at the court house in Salisbury,
N. C, on the ninth Monday after the
first Monday in March, 1907, it being
the 6th day of May, 1907, and answer
,or demur to., the complaint filed in said
-action, or the plaintiff will. apply to
the Court for the relief demanded in
said complaint, ' .
This March 26th, 1907.
J F. McCUBBINS,
Clerk Superior Court.
B. B. IMilt-Er, atty for plaintiff .
In Superior Court.
May Term, 1907.
B. P. Moore ' ) - .
vs. Notice to Pefendant.
Annie P. Moore )
The defendant above named will
take notice that an action entitled as
above has been commenced in. the Su
perior Court of Rowan county, by
plaintiff for the purpose of obtaining -a
divorce from her from the bonds of
matrimony" and upon the 3bunds of
adultery; and the.saiu defendant will
fui-ther take notice that .she is required
to appear at the next term of the Su
perior Court of Rowan, county to be
held on the fith Monday after the 1st
Monday of Mareh, 1907, it beings the
6th day of May, at the Court House of
&aid Connty in Salisbury, N. O., and
answer or demur to the complaint in
said action or the plaintiff will apply to
the Court for the relief demanded in
This March the 16th, 1907,
J. F McCUBBINS,
Clerk of the Superior Court.
R. Lee Weight, atty.
North Caivli a, ) In Superior Court
Rowan County, ) May Term, 1907.
John u. Alexander, defendant,
Adeline Alexadder,Sallie Alex
ander, Alice Alexander, Walter
Alexander, Jane Alexander,
John Alexander, Bush Cannon
and Mattie Cannon. J
Bush Cannon and Mattie Cannon,
two of the above named defendants,
will take notice that an action entitled
as above has been commenced in the
Superior Court of Rown county to de
clare the plaintiff, John D. Alexander,
part owner of a certain house and lot
just beyond the West Ward of the city
of Salisbury. N. C, purchased in the
n . me of John Alexander, dpceased, and
to have the same sold for division ; and
the defendants will further take no
tice thai they are required to appear
before the Judge of our Superior
Court, at a court to be held for the
countv of Rowan at the Court House
in Salisbury, N. C, on the 9th Monday
after the 1st Monday of March, the
same being the 6th day of May, 1907,
and answer or demur to the complaint
in said action, or the plaintiff will ap
ply to the Court for th relief de
manded in the complaint, which relief
as stated above consists m having the
plaintiff declared the owner of one-
half the premises above mentioned,
and the sale of the house aud lot for
This March 27th, 1907.
J. F. McCUBBINS,
Clerk Superior Courf.
Walter H. Woodson, atty. for plain
Commissioner's Sale of Valuable Farming
Pursuant to the provisions of.an or
der of the Superior Court of Rowan
county, in the special proceeding en
titled, Jas. Li. oechler and otners vs.
A. L. Sechler and others," the under
sigden, commissioner, will on
Saturday, the 20th day of April, 1907.
at 12 o'clock, M,, at the Court House
door in Salisbury, expose at public
sale, to the highest bidder, for cash,
the lands of the late Jacob Sechler, in
, China Grove Township, adjoining Wm,
Sechler and others, and descriDea as
First tract Beginning at a stake,
Obe Sloop's corner ; thence S 2 W 20.35
chains to a pine knot, said Sloop's cor
ner; thence Ss 88 E 9.75 chains to a
pine knot Winecoff 's corner ; thence
S. 2 W. 3 50 chains to a stone, Wine
coff 's corner ; thence S. 88 E. 11 chains
to a post oak, Winecoff's corner;
thence S. 2 W. 22 chains to a stone, A.
D.E, Sechler's corner ; thence a new
lineS. 89 E. 15.80 chains to a stone,
said Secnler's corner ; thence N. 4 W.
21.50 chains to a stone, Gorriher's cor
ner; thence N 2 E. 235 chains to a
stake ; thepce N. 88 W. 34.13 chains to
the beginning, containing 121 acres
more or less.
Second tract Beginning at a white
oak, R. S. W, Sechler's corner; thence
N. 88 W 5.25 chains to a stake on Obe
. Stoop's line ; thence N. 1 E. 1 25
chains to a stake in the big road;
thence N. 2 W. 2.50 chains to a small,
blank oak t thence N. 62 E. 5 chains to
a sta"ke on R. S. W. Sechler's line;
thence S. 30 E. 5.45 chains to the be
cinnincr. containing 1 5-6 acres, more
This March 12th, 1907.
A. L. SECHLER,
B B. Miller, Attorney.
Havinsr. dulv Qualified as adminis
trator unon the estate of the late H.
N. Goodnight, this is to notify all cred
itors to present their claims to tne un
dersigned for payment on or before
March 13th, 1908. oi this notice will be
pleaded in bar of their-recovery.
AU oersons indebted to said estate
are reauested to make prompt settle
MARY S. GOODNIGHT,
John L. Rendlkman, attorney.
North Carolina, )
WF1ITUY II1N SIIIP.inK
Prominent Citizen Shoots Himself While I
Alone li His Bath Room.
Cincinnati, 0,, "March 18, Washington, March . 28. The
William A. Proctor, president of moment has not yet arrived when
the Proctor & Gamble Company, America and Mexico can in tef
aud of one of the firm's f danders, vene to stop the spread of war in
died this' afternoon from a bullet Central America. This was the
wound," self-inflicted, at his home decision arrived at as the result
itfMGrlendale, a suburb othid city, of a conference between Secretary
When announcement was made of Root and Ambassador Creel at
his death it was stated that death the State Department today. The
resulted suddenly and it did not Secretary also had the benefit of
develop till some hours later that the advices received by the diplo-
he had shot himself in the head
1 -l i i 1 lil I
Su-Pniie 10"e in oam room, i
Mr. Proctor was widely known in
business circles aid was a prom-
inent layman in the Protestant
Episcopal church to the institu-
tion8 of which he was a liberal
His wealth was estimated at
many millions, most of which had
been made by himself. He was J
noted for the ooperative scheme I
for a division of profits with em
ployes which he had designed for
Fire at Statesiille.
At 9 o'clock tonight the citi-
zens oi statesvme were staruea
by cries of fire startled because
the disastrous conflagration of a
year ago, wnen tne city Buttered
so sorely from the cruel, merci
less, flame is still fresh in the
memory of our citizens.
Repairing to the lurid scene it
was tound triat tne n, mm ere on
building, on Broad street was en
veloped by a tongue of red. In
addition to this buildin a two
frame structures owned by Messrs.
W E. Anderson and L. B. Pat
terson, were burned to the ground,
The fare is thought to have ongi-
nated in Wilson's tailor shop
from an explosive of some kind,
The flames had made considera-
ble headway before they were dis- j
covered. - . I
The loss will be covered by $10,-1
000 with $5,000 insurance. There
is no doubt but that for the ex
cellent work of the fire depart
ment, pay and volunteers, the
conflagration would have resulted
more disastrously. -v
In making his exit & Mr.. Phi
fer was struck bv a piece of burn
ing timber and several partu
had narrow escapes. Special to
Charlotte Observer 80th,
Well Worth Careful Consideration.
A distinguished minister of the
gospel now gone to his reward,
who had reared perhaps the most
distinguished family of children,
all in all, ever reared by any fa
ther in' North Carolina, was ask
ed, in view of the high and hon
orable station tis boys were fill
ing, the pride of the church and
the pride , of the home and the
pride of the State, how he manag
ed ta accomplish so great and
blessed results, replied: 'I nev
er allowed my. boyB to be on the
streets after dark." That, of
course, was only a part of his pa
rental work, but a very import
ant part. Night is the time the
devil seizes upon to effect his de
structive work upon the young.
It is strangq that parents do uot
see tnis ana set inemseives iiKe
i i i i ii
th rnok of Gibraltar acainst the I
oafiucr of their bovs uoon the
o - r .
streets at night. And what is
stranger still, there are parents
who allow their daughters this
perilous privilege in view of the
act that falls that shock commu-
nities and break the hearts oi
families are generally from the
street tramping contingent at
night. It is a low grade phase of
public sentiment that does not os-
. t- : ; to
tracise it. Progressive Farmer.
His Dear old Mother.
"My dear bid mother, who is
now eighty three years old, thrives
on Electric Bitters," writes W.
B. Bruusun, of Dublin, Ga. "She
has taken them for about two
years and enjoys an excellent ap
petite, feel strong und sleeps
well,' That's the way Electric
Bitters affect the aged, and the
atne happy results follow in all
cases of female weakness-and gen
eral debility. Weak, puny chil
dren too, are greatly strengthen
ed by them. Guaranteed also
for stomach, liver and kidney
troubles by all druggists. 50o,
HUE NOT YET RIPE.
No Definite Interattlon as to tbi Progress
of the Sooth American War.
matic representatives of the" Cen-
1 A i Oi.i l il
irm Auiunoau oiaies icom meir
The absence of definite infor-
mat ion from the seat of trouble is
embarassing to the officials who
are desirious of bringing about
peace. The State Department re-
ceived a dispatch today from
United States Minister Merry, of
San Jose. Costa Rica, announcing
that it is reported there that Am-
apala, Honduras, is being bom
barded. Amapala is the chief
Hondurau port on the Pacific side
and President Bonilla, of Hon
daras, is reported to have fled to
that port which was formerly one
of his strongholds. Some time
ago it was reported that Nicaragua
had seat a gunboat to storm Am
No Picnic This Year.
The employes of the Southern
Railway Company will not have
their usual annual picnic this
spring. Master Mechanic Koescn
has notified Chairman W. H.
Burton, of the transportation
committee of the employes' pic
nic, that owing to the shortage of
equipment, congestion of tra
rnigu price oi operating expenses,
etc., it will be impossible to furn-
ish a free picnic train for the em
ployes this year. This picnio has
always been quite an event and
those interested will no doubt be
The Merchants Meet.
Last Thursday night the Mer
chants' Association held a meet
ing at its rooms which was largely
attended. - The delinquent list
which has just been completed
was placed in the hands of the
members. A committee was ap
pointed to decide upon how the
list shall be used, and this com
mittee will report on the matter
at the next meeting. A complaint
was made to the effect that cer
tain wholesale merchants of the
city have been selling goods at re?
tail. A committee was appointed
to see these merchants and re
quest that they quit this practice
as it is claimed to be injurious to
the retail dealers.
The New Passenger Depot.
People who have kept up with
the divers and sundry reasons
about the proposed new passenger
depot, will be pleased to leain
that the latest report is to the ef
fect that the contract has been
awarded and work is to commence
immediately, if not sooner. The
estimated cost of t,he structure
and trimmings, has taken a long
lean UDward, and this is now
placed near the
Constru c t i o n
Company has spcured the con
tract for the work.
The Law is ail Right.
A Raleigh dispatch of the 28th
created a little excitement here
among the friends of Hayden
Clement, Esq., who was recently
appointed by Attorney General
Gilmer as his assistant. . Some
wise ones had found some flaw in
the law authorizing the appoint
ment of this assistant and the
payment of his salary. The Coun
cil of State made a careful in
vestigation and reached the con
clusion that the Jaw was all right.
Every woman appreciates a
beautiful complexion, so much
desired by men. Such complexi
ons come to all who us" Hollis
ter's Rocky Mountain Tea. " 85
cents. Tea or Tablets. T. W.
Grimes Drug Co.
There is real pleasure in chewing
the best tobacco grown where the
best tobacco growsin the famous
Only choice selections of this
well-matured and thoroughly cured
tobacco is used in making
SCHNAPPS. That's why SCHNAPPS
and others of the Reynold's brands,
as shown by the Internal Revenue
statistics for a fiscal year, made the
wonderful growth of six and dne
qtiaifer million pounds, or a net
gain of one-third of the entire
increased consumption of chewing
and smoking tobaccos in the United
Evidently, chewers cannot resist
the flavor ahd they cheer SCHNAPPS
because SCHNAPPS cheers them
more than any other chewing to
bacco, and every man that chews
SCHNAPPS passes the good thing
along one chewer makes other
chewers until the fact is now es
tablished that there are many more
Sold at SOc. per pound in Sc. Cuts. Strictly lOc. and 5c, Plugs .-Z
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Winston-Salem, N. C.
R S. ROYSTER GUANO CO., Norfolk, Va.
When you go to
- Weaver is good. If you
don't, aslyour neighbor who has one. They
are easy to Play, prices are Low and terms
are iasy. write
- m , mm " A
chewers and pounds of tobacco
chewed, to the population, in those
States where SCHNAPPS tobacco
was first sold than there are in the
States where SCHNAPPS has not
yet been offered to the trade.
SCHNAPPS is like a cup of fine
Java coffee, sweetened just enough
to bring out its natural, stimulating
qualities. SCHNAPPS pleases all
classes of chewers: the rich, be
cause they do not find a chew that
really pleases them better at any
price ; the poor, because it is more
economical thai the large 10c. or
15c. plugs and they get their mon
ey's worth of the real snappy, stim
ulating flavor so appreciated by to
bacco lovers. All imitations con
tain much more, sweetening than
SCHNAPPS. They are made that
way to hide poor tobacco improp
erly cured. i
For the man who chews tobacco
for tobacco s sake, there is nophew
have been the standard
because they are made
from honest materials.
See that the trade mark
is on every bag. None
genuine without it.
buy an organ or piano
vour home don't let
agent persuade you that
some other is "just as
good as the Weaver."
Come to us and buy a
Weaver and be Satis
fied. Organs edss too
much to be experiment
ing. You kuow the
us ior iun particulars
A- I im.
G. W. FRIX & CO.,
Main Ftreet, "Salisbury, N. C.
HLiu'.'-i'.j " j!jyn
I JE l,- mgr-" m '.
North Carolina Disrtihtors,
-f rfffl -vj II