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A Home Newspaper Published in thejlnterest of the People and. for. Honesty in Governmental Affairs.
Vol. III. No. 26.
Salisbury, N. O., Wed n e sd a V , Jt) im e 12th, 1907.
i . .
Wm, H.Stewart, Editor.
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SUTfcSVILLE AND IREDELL COUNTY.
Hill Storm Does Much Damage. Cutting
Atfrai in Olin Township.
Bt&tesvlle Landmark.' June 4th.
Ihe condition pf Mrs. J. G
Colvert, who has " been sefionely
ill at her home on West Fron
street for some time, doeB not im
prove and little hope is entertain
ed for her recovery.
Peddlers have been doing States
Hie recently. One who sold
some sort of fancy table covers
worked the town a few days ago
and it is understood that he sold
hundreds cf ' dollars worth
Rev. J. M. White, of Lancaster,
is U., who has accepted a call to
the pastorate of New Stirling and
Perth churches in this county,
Was in town yesterday on his way
to New Sterling.
Joshua li. Lazenby, father of
S. O, Lazenby, of Statesvjlle, who
had been seriously ill for two or
three weeks, died Sunday after
noon, about 1 o'clock, at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Alice Blay
lock, in Cool Spring township,
T T rfl i
xvev. a. jt. vjreen received a
ie leg ram oacuraay announcing
the death of his son, George
Green, which occurred that morn
ing at 4 o'clock at his home at
Kocky Mount. Pis death result
ed from a stroke of paralysis,
which he suffered Sunday morn
i.ig two weeks ago and from which
he never recovered.
v- -r . Ayers, oi unariotte, a
former citizen, was in town Sat
urday and D, B. Mulligan, who is
in charge of construction work
for the BeHr Telephone Company
and who boards with his family
at the St. Charles hotel, regarded
Ayers conduct as offensive and
lapped his face. The difficulty
occurred on the sidewalk in front
of the hotel. Ayers did not at
tempt to strike Mulligan and
when the two were arraigned be
fore the mayor he was discharged
and Mulligan was required to pay
During the past few days a
number of changes have been
made in the freight department
at the depot, Marvin Joy per has
resigned as cashier and W. N.
Smithf-on has succeeded him ; R
K. Gregory has succeeded Mr.
Smithson as expense clerk and
Rhoid Foster has succeeded Mr.
Gregory as delivery clerk. Mr.
Foster had been working for the
express company as transfer clerk
at the depot. C. M. Smith has
resigned as transfer clerk and is
succeeded by MrT Slaughter, of
A very severe and destructive
bail and wind storm passed over
west ann south Statesville Satur
day afternoon between two and
tnree o'clock, doing much dam
age to growing crops, fruit trees
and buildings. The path of the
storm was fortunately confined to
a small area. The hail stones
were fully a half-inch in diameter
at points near the Statesville Cot
ton Mill and the depot. The
storm same from the west, rather
suddenly, and persons, animals
and fowls caught in it were sub
jected to severe bruises by the
rough hail stones which were
hurled with great force by the
wind. Quite a number of people
were forced to turn their teams
loose and take shelter under their
Strikers 6lie Up Fight. .
Birmingham, Ala., June 6
The local union of the Amalga
mated Association of Street and
.Electric Railway Employes of
America, practically gave up the
fight this afternoon against the
Birmingham Light, Railway &
Power Company. A statement
was issued saying that it is re
garded as useless to continue the
A Dangerous Deadlock
that sometimes terminates fatal
ly, is the stoppage of liver and
bowel functions. To quickly end
this condition without disagreea
ble sensations. Dr. King's New
Life Pills should always be your
remedy. Guaranteed absolutelv
satisfactory in every case or mon-1 by Jameff Plummer and all drug
ay back, at all druggists. 25c. 1 gists. .
ALBEMARLE AND STANLY COUNTY,
Man uarner nas a Narrow tscaoe. Sore
uure tor broken Dishes.
ewuujrx.uwrprue.june nn, . ...
A lady of our city has found
sure cure for broken dishes. If
the dish to be mended can be tied
together with a stout string, then
placed in boiling milk and left
one hour, you can never tell the
dish had been broken and it can
afterwards be put in boiling wa-
ter without the pieces coming
apart. This experiment has been
tried and proved and. many are
the broken dishes which were
thought to be useless, which are
now as good as new.
One of our-subscribers took us
to task this wetk for failinir ftJto wnom notice ot the fact shall
he remarked, to publish all that
happened. It was fortujiate for
this particular mdiviaual that
discretion occasionally demands
the omission of nnDleasant items
Should we publish all that is told
to us we would be with the an-
gels in about twenty minutes af
i. i.1 T-V
wr wie paper appears. .But we
are always ready to be forgiven.
ur mail carrier. Millard Efird.
norfnv ooana QdlniAiT n m
; " 7 r. Tu" J.r
the result of driving in Jacob's
creek when it was swollen. Bug
gy, horse and himself were wash
ed under the foot locr and the
hind wheels stopped them, as
they were too high to pass under.
Mr. Efird was very thoughtful
and cut the horse loose from the
bggy- He saved the horse and
mail sack, but the buggy remain-
ed in the creek.
W. Alma Smith has the sympa-
thy of his many friends in this
place over the death of his moth-
er, Mrs. James W. Smith, at Nor-
wood on Monday. It will be re- of a misdemeanor, and upon con
membered that Mrs. Smith a few covictiou shall be fined not more
weeks ago had the misfortune of than $50 or imprisoned not more
being thrown from a buggy. She
suffered paralysis and internal
injuries, and the remarkable part
of hpr BnflpAri ncr vuaa that aVio mi.
dured it so lomr.
who moved several months ago to
High Point, is home visiting his
parents. ; Mr. Ussery is the m-
veutor oi a bottle stopper which
prevents a bottle that has been
nnea, irom Deing renuea.
It is rumored that there will be
wedding in our neighborhood
this week that Rowan bov who
got his license some three or four
months ago, fooled us before and
maybe will again.
Mrs. R. D. Sherrill has been
seriously ill for several days and
her condition is now quite criti
cal. Her many friends are so-
icitous and anxiously hope for
Charles L. Litaker, of Salis-
bury, succeeds Mr. liraut- as trav
eling salesman for the Albemarle
Boy Has Three Arms. ,
The Lillington News says: We
earn on good authoritv that Bur
well Dewar, colored, who lives
ust across the river in Hector's
Creek towdship, is the happv
ather of a bov with three arms.
the usual complement in
usual places, and an extra one on
the back, The extra one is rather
small and is attached to the skin
and flesh only. There are other
peculiarities about tbe child that
make it a very interesting speci
men. It is several weeks old and
is reported to be doing well. Just
think of the possibilities of three
arms and three "razzahs" at "de
festibul." He rake 'em "gwiue
There is no case of indigestion,
no matter how irritable or hoi
obstinate that will not be speedi
ly relieved by the use of Kodol.
The main factor in curing the
stomach of any disorder is rest,
and the only way to get rest is to
actually digest the food for the
stomach itself. Kodol will do it.
It is a scientific preparation of
vegetable acids containing the
very same juices found in a heal
thy stomach. It confirms to the
I Pure Food and Drugs Law. Sole
Some Law on the Suhiect Which Ownsrs
of Hogs Should Know.
Wft M.n 1,. Ua U U
a several cases of hog cholera in the
conntv: Several auras hiv hm
reported from No. 2 township.
Frank iBost lost two hogs from
the disease, and several other peo-
pie lost some shotes. In order
that everything possible may be
done to stay this disease, we pub-
I hsh some extracts from the State
law on the subject.
. Bee, J297. If any peiscn hav
wg swine affected wit.h t.hn dia
ease known as hog cholera, or any
other infectious or contagious dis-
ease and discovering the same, or
a i .. . .. . . ..
begiven Bna11 fail or neglect to
8ecure ine diseased swine from the
aPProh' or contact with other
hogB not 80 affecd,' by penning
Uf "rwise securing ana enectu
ally oIatmg'themy so'they shall
uot have access to any ditch, ca
nal, branch, creek; river, or other
water course which passes" by the
premises of the owners of such
HW11IR. tlA Dhnll ho.ornilf.Tr nf o mio.
uemeiiuor. ana unon conviction
8ha11 be fined not more than $50
or imprisoned not exceeding 80
Sec. 3298. If any hog or other
animal shall die with the hog
cholera or other infectious dis
ease, and the owner thereof shall
C : 1 x i .
tan bu uurn or so Dury tne same
or to sedure it from the reach or
cont.ant. with nthor hnr. nr ntK
dome8tic animals of value, or if
uo Buau iuiuw or piace bucq nog
or other animal in any ditch, ca-
nal, branch, creek, river or other
water courses passing beyond his
own premises, he shall be guilty
than 30 days. Concord Times.
Cash Drawer Robbed.
. oncord. T.-While wait
I a a .1 i r
ug uu a uuobuuier at tne stort oi
the White-Morrison Flowe Com-
hanvthis mnmino ot A.aniv
aild before any of the other clerks
had arrived, Oarl Speais heard
the jiDgle of money at the drawer
m the cashier's stand and when
he reached the front of the build-
lDS he was in time to see the re
treating form of a negro girl
emerging from the building. He
gave chase, but the woman was
lost to sight when she dodged
through the alley at Dove &
Bost's. This is the fourth time
the cash d awer at this store has
been robbed. The woman this
morning succeeded in getting only
$1.13 and her freedom. Mr.
Spears say that owing to the low
cut of his pedal extremities ha
was unable to sprint with the
mythical rogue. Minnie Springs
was afterwards arrested. chared
with the theft, but owing to lack
of evidence, was dincharend
Special to Chark-tU' O setver.
Crazed bj Holiness Preaching.
A young white man, Will Tew
was brought to the state hospital
fcr the insane here last night
from Sampson county. The Holi
ness preachers, who ara working
thefuP the ignorant classes in that
section over their doctrine of
''preaching with tongues," are
charged -with being responsible
fof the insanity of Tew, who had
a brother brought here a few
weeks ago, and is now in the state
hospital, driven insane by the
same cause. A strong sentiment
against this sect is developing and
some are advocating legislation
that will put an end to such
preaching. Raleigh dispatch
A Real Wonderland.
South Dakota, with its silver
mines, bonanza farms, wide ran
ges . and strange natural forma
tions, is a veritable wonderland.
At Mound City, in the home of
Mrs. E. D. Clapp, a wonderful
case of hearing has lately occur
red. Her son seemed near death
with lung and throat trouble.
' Exhausting coughing spells oc
curred every five minutes," writes
Mis. Clapp, "when I began giv
ing Dr. King's New Discovery,
the great medicine, that saved
his life and completely cured
him." Guaranteed for coughs
and colds, throat and lung trou
bles, by all druggists: 50c and
$1.00. Trial bottle free, v
ENOCH ARDEN AGAIN.
Interesting Case of Man and Wife Formerly
oi uaTinsoD Munij.
rni t I ' -n? " - t . . i '
i ue inugiion uisparon ot last
week told an interesting etorf
a iaviason county man who left
home . about seven years.jigo and
returned recently and found his
wife married to another man. J
W. Davis was former! v a farmer
and whiskey distiller in Davidson
county. About seven years ago
Davis was charged with forging
k 1 WT T.-1 .irv
county, to a note for $600. The
note was cashed by a Winston
bank and when Bailey denied en
dorsing it the bank lost the moii
ey. .Davis was indicted for for
gery and disappeared, leaving a
wife and child. It is said his wife
heard from him occasionally for
a year and then lost all trace of
him. Four years ago a Davidson
county man, who was in the west,
wrote home that he had read in a
San Francisco- newspaper of the
drowning of John W, Davis. The
news was published in the Dis
patch and was accepted as a fact.
Mrs. Davis, an excellent woman
and devoted to her husband, fin
ally accepted as true, the rumor
of her husband's death, and about
a year ago married Joseph Riden
hour and they now live at Nor
wood. A boy, the child of the
firat. morriaira ia nrith Viia Nmntl.
ana step-iatner. ijast weex La-
vis returned to his old home from
Texas and on being informed of
the situation went to' Norwood
and asked to see his former wife.
She consented to see him in the
presence of another. What took
place is not known but the Dis
patch states that it is reported
that Davis has again left the
COUntrv. Much Hvmnftt.hv ia fait. .
. J r J - f
ior Mrs. Kideuhour. ' Her con
- m, . . I
duct has been blameless thronpb-
out -aud she is not criticized on
account of her second marriage.
Llied for Fifty Years in a Freight Car
ir a i i it i
iurs. Amanaa Alien aied in a
Delaware town the other day.
She was seventv-eieht vears old
and had spent the last fifty years
of her life in an abandoned freight
car, the first oi.e that was put in
j cj j
service on the Delaware railroad.
Her husband, who died fourteen
years ago in 1856 started a gro
cery st jre in one end of the car
and lived with his wife and seven
childred in the other. The old
woman kept up the business after
her husband's death and died
leaving quite a snug little fortuae
for her children. To their credit,
be it said, that they repeatedly
urged the mother to abandon the
old car and purchase a comfort
able home, but she maintained
that what had been good enough
for her all her life was good
enough for her still Wil niue-
Jamestown Ter Centennial Exposition, Nor-
talk, Va., April 36th Noj. 30th, 1907.
Southern Railway announces
extremely low rates to Norfolk,
Va., and return on account of the
above occasion. The following
round trip rates will apply from
Salisbury, N. C. :
Season tickets, $14 50
bixty-day tickets 12.10
Fifteen-day tickets 11 15
Coach excursion tickets, ... 6 60
Coach Jlxcursion tickets will be
sold on Tuesday, with limit seven
days from date of sale, will be
stamped "Not good in Pullman
or Parlor cars." Other tickets
will Resold daily April 19th to
November 80th, inclusive.
The Southern Railwav will af
ford excellent passenger servic to
and from Norfolk on account of
For further information and
Pullman reservation address anv
agent Southern Railway or write
K. L. Vernon, T. P. A.,
Charlotte. N. C.
W. H. Tayloe, G. P. A.,
till 11 30. Washington, D. C.
Do Not Neglect the Children.
At this season of the year the
first unnatural looseness of a
child's bowels should have im
mediate attention. The besLthins
that can be given is Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy followed by castor
oil aB directed with each bottle of
the remedy. For sale by James
Plummer Salisbury, and Spencer
rnarmacy, spencer, H. O.
TrfE ROWLAND CASE.
I The Alleged Poisoner has Five Lawyers to
-Help In itlsllefense.
Kaleigh, June 6. It was learn
fed today from
D. S. Rowland that Prof. WithAra
who has been at work hr tnr
two weeks on the analysis of the
contents of tne stomach of Dr
Kowiand's little son, that the
delicate work will be comnleter!
earlv tnmnrrnm m
for Prof. Withers to take the re-
port in person to Henderson.
where Dr. Rowland is in jail, and
it is said now that the hearing
will be held there tomorrow and
Uot next MnndAV (to har) haan at
first announced. Interest in th
most sensational matter has nev
er abated and is great all over the
country, as the papers everywhere
regard it as a sensation of the
The hearing in the case of Mrs.
Rowland, who stands charged
with being concerned in the pois
onmg of her husband, C. R.
Strange, is not to be held until
Monday next. That hearing will
be before Coroner and Magistrate
bepark at Raleigh.
Dr. Rowland has five lawyers.
The State is represented uot only
i rt' i .. . . .. . J
uy me solicitor, but by addition
al counsel. Members of the f ami-
ly of Dr. Rowland's first
Baid to be
very keenly interested
in the matter and a verv nrnmi.
. j t .
nent man told your correspond
ent last week, as has already been
stated, that Rowland's brother-
in-law, who is very well to do, is
aiding the prosecution with his
means. The Brotherhood of Lo
comotive Engineers continue their
interest in so far as Mrs. Row-
uu a bags is
concerned. It was
through their influence she was
arrested and that the grave charge
ot poisoning Strange yet hangs
over Dr. Rowland. Thev h
j . w
now dropped out of the case, the
State taking charge of it, but they
obligated themselves to pay for
the analysis of Strange's stomach.
An engineer said that in ano.h
caBs it seemed that a guarantee
had to be given that the expenses,
which are said to be something
like $200. will be met and that the
Brotherhood of Engineers had
stood for whatever was necessary.
Of course, there are two beliefs
here, as far apart as the polls,
one being that Dr. and Mrs. Row
land are absolutely innocent ; the
other being that . they are guilty,
that circumstantial evidence is
overwhelmingly against them and
that some subtle poison was ubed.
Raleigh correspondence Char
Henderson, N. C, June 7,
Prof. W. A. Withers, professor of
chemistry at the. Agricultural and
Mechanical College, Raleigh, whj
examined the stomach of the dead
boy, testified, that after the most
careful analysis be had found no
trace of any poison whatever.
When this evidence was given the
atmosphere of the crowded court
room was tensewith suppressed
emotion. Immediately Mr. Zolli
coffer'sprang to his feet and in a
few eloquent words expressed the
relief and gratification of the
prosecution and the community
at this result and the removal of
the awful sufpicion from the name
uf the defendant. Magistr ate
Gary informed Dr. Rowland that
he was discharged, the announce
ment being cheered by the large
Badly Mixed up.
Abraham Brown, of Winterton,
N. Y., had a very remarkable ex
perience; he says: "Doctors got
badly mixed up over me; one said
heart disease; two called it kid
ney trouble; the fourth, blood
poison, and the fifth stomach and
liver trouble, but none of them
helped me, so my wife advi ed
trying Electric Bitters which are
restoring me to perfect health.
One bottle did me more good than
all the five doctors prescribed."
Guaranteed to cure blood poison,
weakness and all stomach, . liver
and kidney complaints, by all
CONCORD AND CABARRUS COUNTY.
Water Power to be Deteloped;" A News
paper Corporation Formed.
Concord Times. June 4th. ,
J5We learn from parties who wwe
Concord y este r d a y from
Smith's ford, that there is a move
ment on foot to develop the ex
cellent water power on Rocky
River at this point. A northern
company, represented by Dr.
John M, Blair, of Monroe, is tak-
ing option on the adjacent prop
erty with a view to establishing
an electrio plant there. It is
proposed to furnish the electric
power to operate local manufac
taring plants to be established
moio, uu aiso to iurnisn power
to mills and factories in Concord,
Albemarle, Charlotte, Mt. Pleas
ant and other towns. It in 1R
miles from Concord, 24 from
Charlotte, IS from Albemarle
and 10 from Mt. Pleasant. Dr.
Blair will in a few davs go to
Smith's ford with a civil engineer,
who wm i once maxe a survey
of the place. There is a fine wa
ter power on Rocky River at this
place, and enough power can be
generated by it to turn manv
tnousand8 of spindles. The wa
ter power is owned by Messrs. D.
W. and John S. Turner, R. L.
Hartsell and others.
The Concord Tribune Company,
recently incorporated at Raleigh,
has taken over the DaiTv
Semi-Weekly Tribunes, wh i c h
nave been published here for
about Beven vears. The rrm.
pany has an authorized capital
Stock Of $25,000. J. F. TTnrlnv
who started the Tribune and has
ben at the helm all along, will
remain editor and general mana
ger of the. paper, and H. P. Dea-
tou, formerly editor of the
Mooresville Enterprise, a news
paper man of life-long experi
ence anf an excellent news gath
erer, will be the city editor. A
linotype machine will he install
ed in August, which wiW be in
charge of Frank Brumley, an ex
W. Turner, of Smith1 s ford,
who was in town vesterdav. tells
r J l "
us that the heavy rains Friday
night caused swollen streams in
his neighborhood. Along Rocky
River and Meadow Creek consid
erable damage was done.
A gentlemen was heard to re
mark the other day that it seem
ed Concord Was not. t.n ha xr a fraa
delivery of mail, and he said he
was going to see if we couldn't
get a rural free delivery rouk es
tablished for the city.
The work is almost completed
on the Methodist parsonage near
the No. 2 graded school building.
It is a neat seven-room cottage,
and will be completed,- it is ex
pected in about ten days.
The Eel Dropped from the Air.
W. E. Triplet!, of Boomer, for
whose character tbe Wilkesboro
Patriot vouches, tells that paper I
an interesting story about an eel.
Mr. Triplett and some of his folks
were on his farm on Warrior
creek when they noticed some
thing high up in the air which
resembled a corn stalk, and which
was falling at a very rapid rate.
The speed at which it descended
caused them to regard it with
more than ordinary curiosity and
when it hit the ground they were
soon at the place and to their
great surprise found it to be an
eel 22 inches long. It was badly
stunned but was alive and when
put into water it became very
much alive. Two bruises were on
its body. The supposition is that
a crane or a hawk lost its dinner
that day. Statesville Landmark.
I'll step your pain ree. To
show you first before you spend
a penny what my Pink Pain Tab
lets can do, I will mail you free,
a Trial Package of them Dr.
Shoop's Headache Tablets. Neu
ralgia; Headache, Toothache, Pe
rnod pair-s, etc., are due alone to
i)lood congestion. Dr. Shoop's
Headache Tablets simply kill pain
by coaxing away- the unnatural
blood pressure. That is all. AVl
dress Dr. Shoop, Racine, Wis.
Sold by Grimes Drugstore.
LEXIN6T0N AND DAVIDSON COUNTY
Another Mad Dog Commotion. Pointers
. - for Those who are Insured.
Lexington DlspQteh, June 6th.
'Squire A. S. Miller, of Han
nersville, was here Monday and
- j told the Dispatch of serious mad
dog troubles in his section. About
six weeks ago a dog passed
there and bit a dozen or so other
dogs, one of them a. famous rab
bit dog of the, 'Squire's He hat
ed to kill her and kept her up for
a while, ue tested ner in an
sorts of ways and she never show
ed a sign of rabies. But she went
mad at last and bit three cats
and two , yearlings. Last week
the cattle went mad and had to be
Jude Winston, of Durham, says
that if thejdeed to your house is
in your wife's name and the in
surance policy in your name, you
cannot recover a penny in case
you lose by fire. If you have a
mortgage or deed of trust on your
house and lot and fail to state
this to the insurance company,
you cannot recover a penny. If
you have no deed to your house
and lot, and a fire occurs, you
cannot recover. The insurance
adjuster flits from place to place,
hunting for records in the court
house that will knock people out
j of insurance. If he can find any
defect in the papers you are a
these things, and they better see
how they stand.
One day last week an elevator
in Wennonah cotton mill No. 1
fell from the second floor to the
bottom, causing fearful injuries
to Maggie Earnhardt, one of the
women employes pf the mill. She
and Will Gallimore were on the
elevator going up. A box, it is
said, proiected over the floor of
the elevator so that it caught the
second floor- bringing the eleva
tor to a sudden stop, breaking the
ropes and precipitating the whole
thing to the first floor. Both the
woman's lower limbs were broken
badly, the bones beig more or less
splintered She will recover but
it is saidshe will "be a cripple for
life. Gallimore was only injured
There is quite an epidemic of
sickness among horses in this sec
tion, caused by feeding them green
feed which the experts say is more
or less poiBon on account of the
wet, cold spring. Dr. Eli Lopp
has had three such patients, and
was successful in treating them.
The dry weather, which had
become a menace to crops, was
broken last week by a flood. The
rains in this section have been ex
tra heavy, some showers being as
hard as ever known.
Indians Seeking Divorce.
The Klamath Indians are adopt
ing the current society fad of get
ting divorces. Tim Brown, Indi
an has filed suit in the cireuit
court to secure a divorce from his
squaw. This is the first case on
record in the county clerk's of
fice, where an Indian has begun
That others intend following in
Bron s footsteps is shown by
the following incident that oc
curred a few days ago. A full
blooded Indian walked into the
county clerk s office and asked
to see the record of the marriage
license issued to, Frank Isaacs
sotne five years agd. The clerk
showed him the record in ques
tion. He looked at it for a few
moments, then said: "How much
him costs. I want to buy him
Upon questioning him it was
learned that Frank Isaacadesired
a divorce from his squaw.1 The
method of procedure was ex
plained to the bravi-?, but he ex
pressed disgust at the white man's
complicated method. Klamath
Falls correspondence Sacramento
You can't tell a woman's age
after she takes Hbllister's Rocky
Mountain Tea. Her complexion
is fine. She is round, plump and
handsome; in fact she is young
again. 85 cents, Tea or Tablets.
T. W. Grimes Drug Co.