Slayers of Russell Sherrlll are Glien Tlisir i Anotoer Large Batcii of Nanes to fee Add
Freadca bj CODDCjljif State, r 'IX favour list., jv
rNewB reached the' ,city today-1- - Below we g've,the names of the
that the Council of State had - re I latest renewals and new subBcn-
commended a pardon f of Thomas' b'ers,- most of there, however, be
aud Chalmers White;, and that ing new naniesi TrTev ciijcnlation
Governor Glenn had pardoned the of thei WATcaMAirlias.' certainly
men. The particulars of the. kill- taken a great boom since oar bug-
ing are fresh in the minds of the gy contest started vand there's no
people, as are the circumstances telling whero it will go in the next
of the trial, and conviction and two months, as the contest has
sentence of the two brothers . 1 about-that much 'loneer to runi:
The question of a pardon has There is room on our" uooks ' for
been agitated tor some time and many ..more names, so send or
recently a petition asking for this bring your subscriptions and get
pardon was presented to the Gov- on' the roll. ' Here are the names ;
ernor. As Governor Glenn had
been one.of the attorneys for the
prosecution in this case he turned
the matter over to the Council of
State for . consideration. - There
was a hearing before the Council
last week at which Judge Mont
gom ery and others appeared ' for
the Whites, while -T. C, Linn,
Esq., of this city appeared for
those who opposed granting the
The Council after hearing both
sides took the matter under ad
visement and their decision was W H Boggs, Jacob A Boggs,W.m
net made public until today, Casper, Dr C :M Poole, - C E Clay-
though it was doubtless reached
several days since.
There is c onsiderable talk in
regard to ceitain promises made
by men occupying high officialpo
sitious in the State, with refer
ence to this pardon, and some
thing further may be said on this
matter later. Today we have no rick, John H Barringer, Sam
more than time to make the brief I Ward, J C Hill, W M Wyatt, M
announcement --Of ' the pardon.-LL Aener. Stokes Bller. : C A Sto-
. - . - . ' . ..
knowing that all readers of the ner, W Mock Stouer, C H. Waller
Watchman will be interested in J Thomas Morgan, James W Trex-
knowing what action the Council ler, D M Kesler, W W Misenhei-
of State has taken. I mer, 'Pole Trexler, J L Poole. J
Knox Stoner, James McCoy, (eol.)
THE COUNTY COUUISSIONERS.
The weather Sunday was about
Hold Their Regular Monthly Session, as disagreeable as it could, well
On - accoun t-of liheTincfement
weather the Easter services which
were to have taken place last Sun
day have been " pstp:ned until
next Sunday night. I "
Work is - progressing ;on the
foundation for the new j ail The
structure will contain five depart
ments ; one each for white male
and female offenders against the
law and the same number for ne
groes. There willJ-also be an
apartment for the insane.
N. W. Collett, one of the most
capable business meii in the .city,
has purchased an interest in the
Kincaid veneering plant.
Officers Torrence and Graves
arrested nine niggers , Subday
morning in Dixonville, for gambl
ing. Tney were caught right in
the act, at, the home of Lucy Cole.
Officer W. A. Monroe, who has
been absent f rbin the city for
several days, returned Monday
and has resumed his duties on the
police force. :
Rev. Fred D Hale, of Wilmincr- I
ton, who was expected here Mon
day to begin a series of revival
meetings at the First Baptist
church, wired Rev. R. E. Neigh
bor last Monday that he could
not be here before Monday the
E. W. Burt has gone North to
purchase a stock of shoes for the
Boston Shoe Store.
E. Walter Tatum will go on the
road about April 15th for V. Wal
lace &-Sons. Mr, Tatum, for
several years, has been with the
firm or Smoot Bros. &-Rogers.
His friends ill wish-him 'success
in his new field of work. '
Arthur Frazier has returned
from Baltimore. . He has been at
a hos pi tal there several weeks for
medical treatment - and comes
home much improved in health.
Interest in the buggy contest is
increasing. If you are not In it
you ought to get in withot delay.
x ou can nominate yourseii any
time between now and June 1st
and become a candidate, or vyou
can select a candidate and go
to work for him.
Thorn well G. Farr, who was re
cently licensed by the Supreme
Court to practice law, has located
in Salisbusy. Mr. Farr is from
Atwell township; 4
Dr. R. L. Ramsay has been -re-
quested to maxe an address at a
meeting of the . International As
sociation of Dentists, soon to be
held in Minneapolis.
Burton Craige, Esq. went to
Oxford last week on legal busi
Alonzo McConnell, of Mt. Ulla
township, died at his home last
Thursday afternoon from pneu
monia. The funeral took, place
Friday at Back Creek church.
Walter Leonard has returned to
his former position at Reid's
store. For some time he has been
baggage master at the Southern
i . i - Wednesday af ternoon Miss
31'Miirtit Leaoh and A. A. Safrit
i- i ti.rried at tne nome oi tne
i .s father on Chestnut Hill,
V. J. A. J Farrington officiat-
Jrs. I. C. Criffin is seriously, ill
at her pome in tnis city, ine
friends of the family hope for her
building ijust north of the Cen
tral Hotel. The damage done by
the fire some time ' ago has been
repaired; new machinery has been
put in and the concern is now
better equipped than ever.
Thebuilding occupied by:Mau
pin Bros. and. Overman fe Greg
ory, on Main street has been sold
to D ,; L - Arey ; by , Sen ator , O ver
man . - Mr Arev is the owner of
the Washinaton 'building which house, wood and garden free. " K.
. . . . . . . - - V - . . - . ' . . I -r - m ' ' -1 . XL T f-i. t7 Q 1 rl '
lomsv trie property; ne; nas just i 1j. xhojmo, juuvo wiauuiy,
purchased. : c i-i-W::- :- -i W i
14 vnn r Mood isMmmfte- tbla. -dlaeaaea-liot
ortaU of humors. If you;- have. .blood poison,
caneer; carbuncles, eating sores, scrofulas co
zema, itching; risings an.-bumps; scabby.
pimk.v,'8kii, bono, pains, -catarrh, rhenma
ti8m, or any blood or-skin disease, take Bo -
aches andpains stop -and, th blootUs made-T
pure ana ncij iTUKjjian ur u cipn; hi jier
large' bottle: Sample free tywritingBlood
Balm To: Atlanta, Ga.; BBB is especially, ad
visedfor chronic, deep-seated - cases,- as it
cures after all elselaila'- i '
M A Safrit, Mrs Mary' Canup,
P N Trexler, P J C Lentz, A B
Kesler, W A Brady, Jno E Good-
man, w iiibson Watson, J n
Beck, Buck Jackson, R A Grubb,
L CKoonts, A A Koon, F A Bar
rier,- D M Barrier; J J Bostian, E
A Peeler, F L Agne'r,V G 1? Frick,
A R Frick, Joseph L Brown, J L
Holshouser, John Harkey, J A
Hedrick, T E Oyercash, R H Cor
riher, Archip Ritchie,- A S Cor
reli, T L Reid, E L Linn, Edgar
Riley, J A Thompsone P E Sloop,
ANNUAL STT ATEnENT
Forthe yea? ending PecemlerL8li 1906;
' of the condi tion: and affairs of the?
ROWAN COUNTY EUILOING AND LOAN
Incorporated 1905. Commenced Buss
inesffin June. , Home Office: China ,
-r Grove, Korth.Carolina, . ;
Made to- Insurance. Commissioner,
Raleigh ,'N.C., as required by law.- "
S 100 00
ton, W R Bean, Chas M.Morgan, .
John T Harkey, Love Bai4e,jTA
Foil, J Mc Huubarrier, Paul Bar-
ger, Lewis Moss, Henry M Tre
ler, E F Wi l helm , H L Lyerly &
Sons, F C Hodge, Mra"N S Wise,
Vance Eller, B T Martin, W A
CrowellJohn Scott, John L CarV
C B. Miller President, China Grove,
N. C. ,
W. C. Sifferd, Secretary and Treasu
rer, China Grove, N, C. .
B- B. Aliller, "Attorney, Salisbury,
N C. -'- ' ' ' " ' ' ' v- -
birectors-C. B. Miller, G. A. Ram
saur, T. 1; Ross, W. C. Sifferd, China
Grove, N. C. ; J. W. Peeler, Rockwell,
N. C ; I. ACornher, C J. Deal, Lan-
dis, JS. c. . -
Amount of authorized
Par value of each share , .
Number shares in force
beginn mg of y ear,.
Number ' shares subscribed
Number shares cancelled
: and withdrawn during
r -y C&Jf. -' .
Number of shares in forceat
end of year,
Number shareholders white
Entrance fees,. ............
Cash on hand December 31,
- 1905, as per last report,. . .$ 476 68
Installments paid,. 5,588.75
Mortgages paid in whole or in
U- was tne moei gnccessrui .we . ever jiadt-and we were.X
()- tofd by many that our Hats .were tlie prettiest- andQ r"
() most reasonable priced they ever-saw- We are show (X" .
0 a big variety aud can furnish 'ypu an, Easter "Hat iy
0atla very low-price. V , , ' . -,-"X
.0, Everv deDartmeht is 'brim full of fhe Nftw (4niHa
0 for Easter The. New 'Belts, Hand Bass, Rifibon, ih
) Silks, Oxfords, Mens and Boys clothing, Hats and v):
0 etc. The largest stock we ever had and the majority Q
Q of our stock was bought early, before the advance. -
8. . FEW SPECIALS IN STAPLE GOODS. Q
y Best Oalicoor. . , , .". . . . . . .. . . .. 5c V
vji yjji un a lufuaujo ' xui. . . . . , ..... . , .... . , ......... . i f
Bleaching for. . . . ...... .. . . . . . . . . ..... . .. . . 5o... x
Big stock of Percales at. . : . v.y, . . . . . . . 10 and 12ic U
We want eacli of our customers to help us make our
business bigger, and well do all inur power to make
it profitable for you . First-class reliable goods at
lowest prices is our motto. .
$65,000 Taxes Reported Collected.
The regular monthly sessioD of
the cotmtv commissioners was
held at the court house Monday:
: Superintendent Hartley, of con
vict camp No. 2, reported 26 con
victs, 4 white.
T. C. Linn waa allowed $12.50
per month as county attorney.
An election was ordered in
Uuibv township on May 10th to
decide whether the special school
tax shall be continued.
Commissioners Harris and
Hartman were chosen as a com
mittee to establish a convict camp
on the Lincolnton road, beyood
where the macadam road ends.
A report was received from ex-
Sheriff Julian to the effect that he
had collected to April 1st, $56,
286.40. general tax and $8,718.60
P. A. Hartman was appointed
to examine the drain on Main
street beyotid the Western Rail
road crossing' and report what was
best to be done.
RV.M. Roseboro was awarded
the contract to furnish supplies
to convict camp No. 1. and Kluttz
- z. . -
& Rendle an to. camp No. 2.
be, and there was doubtless much
disappointment felt by th femi
nine portion of the population
bocause of handsome gowns and
1 A ! 1 " 1 '
the admiring gaze of friends,
we hope to see it all later.
Loans or shares paid,...
Entrance fees, . .
Loans on Mortgages, white,.
Loans on shares, ;
Paid on withdrawals dues.. .
Advertising and Printing,. . .
To Jas. R. Youn, Ins. Com.,
Cash in" Bank,
"v.- Total. ... . .
Doans on Mortgages.
value),;. . ......
Cash in Banks,
k 7 00
. 5 350 00
. 765 ;0
, "145 90
. 9 88
. . 286 91
$6 J74 07
. 286 91
millinery- -oreii,trioi a s DjaahareholderSiinstalments-
d a k'A ' - paid,. . i .v. .. . .t . 7,218 75
-not be, displayed ta gurPu8 l.:.:;.:;. 168.16
IT IS CHEAPER to buy a set
ol-beauty pins which ouiy cost
you 60c or a $1.00 than it 'is to
pay$5 or 50c for a set of buttons
for a dress or shirt waist, than
spend half a day trying towork
nice button holes and finally
wind up by going to the optician
and paying $5.00 or $10.00 for a
pair ot glasses- not considering
the inconvenience and trouble.
You will find all styles, sizes,
prices and kinds: of beauty pins
at the SALISBURY JEWELRY
CO,, 104 N. Main Street. 1
How The Vote Stands.
The voting on the buggy con
test has been quite lively again
this week, several of the candi
dates having made considerable
gains. Following is the standing
of the contestants to date:
Walter Burrage, Richfield,
No. 2. N. C, .... ..... .lb&Zb
T. W. Watkins, city, No. 1, 9,750
Miss Carrie E Shaver: Rich
field, No. 2, N.: C.,... . . . 1,850
Rev. H. A. Trexler, Man
ning, .. v.. v ; . . . . . ; ; . .
Rev. N. D. Bodie, city No.
" , Total, . $7,386 91
State of North CarolinaTlowan Coun
ty, as. ' X-
C. B. Miller, President.
W. C. Sifford, Secretary.
Treasurer of the -R-wan County
Building and Loan Association of
China Grove, State of North Carolina,
being duly sworn, each for himself de
poses and says that they, are bove
described, officers of the said Associa
tion, and that on the 31st day of De
cember last all the above-described
as5et8were the . absolute property of
the said Association, free and clear
from any liens or claims thereon, ex
cept as above stated; and that the
foregoing statement, with the sched
ules ana explanations tnerem oon
taired, assumed or referred to, are a
full and correct exhibit of all the as
sets, liabilities, income and disburse
ments and of the condition and affairs
of the said Association -on, the said 31st
day oi December last, and for the year
ending onr that date, according to thn
best of their information, : knowledge
and belief, respectively.
Sworn -to and subscribed before jne,
C. B, Miller.
- Q SlPFIRD
this 6th day of Feb., A. D-, 1907-'
; J . L. Sifford, notary public.
State of North Carolina, ' -;-Insurance
"Raleigh, March 2r, 1907.
I, James R. Young, Insurance Com
missioner, do hereby certify that the
above is a true and correct abstract of
the statement of the Bowan; County
Building and; Loan Association, , of
China Grove. N. C filed with this De
partment, showing the condition of.
said; Association on tha 81st day of De
Witness my hand and official seal, the
day and date above written.
- James R. Young,
" Insurance Commissioner.
ters a lot of Lawn and light
weight materials at a great reouc-
tion in price, tnis l nave . aone-m
order to clean up" and make room
steam laundry John u. uooaman, vres-
Monday in its4 'j-JX", ' ii; k
A, Ernest Miller, city,
Wm. M. L. Fesperman,;
. city, No. 8, . i . . . .
Ji, S. Blackwelder, Moores
. ville No. 8i . . . .
J, ' G, Holfihouser city,
John Howard Salisbury, . ,
, - .
for farm hands and furnish
On those counters you wi'l find
a lot of lawns worth f rom 7 to 1Gb,
now the price 4o the yd.
Lot 2 worth from 12 to
now the price 7c.
Lot 6 worth from lo to -
now; 11c the yd. ; ;
Lot 4 worth from 20 to
now the price 19c. v i ;X
You will findit to your interest
to give us a call before you buy.
A Coupon given you with each
pnrchasefwhich from$ 1 ,00's woih
up will entitle you to a nice : piece
of chinai - :Sf:l:Xr: 1
iYour. tinifr will trowel llspent to
come 4n fana give s v a f iook
through the different lines . , .
;i-xt',; Yoursr respectf ully, IfJ:
; v -A. W. WINEC0FF.
can surpass our Plug, Twist and Smoking. Wherever ex
hibited in competition with the world, they have never failed
to win the golcf medal for their general excellence, high quality
and for their decided superiority over all competing brands.
"SHOW DOWN" is one ofthe coming brands of America.
Only a few years old, its unrivaled qualities have made it one
of the leading sellers over all 6ther flue-cured plugs. It
thoroughly satisfies and perfectly suits everybody and all
classes. Sold at 10c and 15c per plug or 5c cuts.
Always buy "SHOWDOWN' and save the tags. There
is many an article you need for your comfort or entertain
ment which these tags get for you without cost.
; A copy of oar 1907 premium catalofirae, which is one of the largrest and
- most attractive ever gotten oat by a tobacco manufacturer, will be mailed " .
to any address in the United States on receipt of .only. 4c in postage,
. BtampB or 8 of the tags we are redeeming.
Hancock Bros. & Co.,
Bargains! Bargains! Bar
I wish to call your attention" to
the. fact that I am now in better
position to give you the value" 'of
your mony than ever before s;
Notwithstanaiog the-great ad-
vance in the markets on all lines,
yet Lam 8til t off en u g yi u goods
at the old prjct s and in sme ca
ses have gne thro ug h the - stock
and . reduced the goods' in price
' . U-J - I mm m m m" ' w . 9
even below that which you could UOmmiSS10X18r S SSIB 01 iNWtog LailuS.
nave oougnt ou uap ago. Bv virtue of a decree of the Sunerior
I have arranged on ; some coun- Court of Rowan couhtv. in the special
proceeding entitled Geo, M. E. Lyerly,
administrator of Matilda CV Wise de
ceased, B. A. L. Lyerly, Chas. J. H.
Lyerly and Gideon A. Lyerly, wherein
3 ' I 3 . j 3 - -
ine unaersiffnea was appoinieu a uuxii-
for the great stock which I expect missioner and directed to sell real es
to put in this next season. " tate described in the petition for as-
OUVOi J. Win DCll Or UU11V ClrUVAVM vy
the hichest bidder, for cash . at the
court house door in Salisbury, N. 0,
( MoBdai, Uav 6th, 1907 :
;at 12 m., the following tract ot land, in
Providence Township, about o miles
southeast from" Salisbury. N. : G, , and
near Union church, adjoining the lands
of "Anderson Cauble, the Julius Ma
haley farm and others, bounded as fol
lows, to wit : .Becininer at a stone, cor-
,ner of Ho.. 1 on Mahaley s line and
runs thence 8. 89. E. 10 chains to a
stone, corner of No.-3 on line of No. 1 ;
thence ITr 7 W, 15.55 chains to a stone
thence 8. 28 W., 17.80 chains to the
begmTrfngi'xsontaming acres more
or less,- - " " "
: . Tbkms or Sale : ' CasUE -Th
s April 3rd, 1907. - '
,-rj. GEO. M. "E;--LYEBLY, :
WaIiTRb. H. "Woodson, attorney; e
I am now ready with a
BIG LINE OF SPRI MG GOODS
to supply your every want.
I have a full line of the
LATEST. STYLES OF FURNITURE,
Bed Rooni Suits, Parlor, DiningTJoom
and Kitchen Furnishings.
Come and see our - .
Matting, Refrigerators and Screen Doors.
- Very Truly Yours, ' -
W . Bs Summersett.
at less.tlaaii GVTaiiiifac-
an d save' 35cts to
S1.00 on the Fair,
We must-close out some ines of Staple SHOES at
much less than they are worth to make room, for our
recent purchases. - . v ;; .Ju;;
If you don't need Shoes now it will pay you to take
Advantage of thse prices and Jay them away tilt you
do need them. Special Prices on Big Lots to merv
chants. 'Z '"L " K -3:
- 'pQPUtAR PRICE FOOT WEAR j :
TERMS STRICTIY CASH g
H. G. McCDRDY; Manager,
North Main Street. T Salisbury, ;H.;C.
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