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BQSTIAH'S X ROADS.
-weather is fine for the
growing crops. Corn looke
1 111 3 a 4- Knt tft.m
JUo&lOIljr liliU gruwo io w
ton is small yet.
Esq.-' Eoseman and J. A. Eddie
man are about through cutting
barley, which is very good.. The
wheat is not quite ripa yet.
John Roseman's little babyhas
been very sick for a few days but
is Detter now. we nope iui w
We understand that T. A. P.
Boseman is looking for his auto
matic ram or pump, which be
will install at his spring o carry
water to his honse.
Mrs. Chas. Sides has been sick
for a few days,, but is improving,
Satrarol nf nnr f!rtllf Aftarfttlft Bo
diers who were at Richmond last
week, report 'a very pleasant time.
Thev sav thev had plenty to eat
and enjoyed the trip very well
Richmond is a fine city.
J. L. Rer.dleman, who has been
in bad health for some time, is no
better, .we are sorry to say.
There will be an ice cream sup
per at Mr, Stirewalt'a next Sat
urday evening, so we learn. Eve
rybody come and bring your
Well, we have had another case
where one of our church members
treated his wife other than he
promised when he wed her. After
he beat her, probably to his
heart's content, she had him ar
rested and bound over to the next
court, where he will undoubtedly
enjoy his situation better.
Just wait till we get to cutting
wheat and we will try to do bet
Mrs. L. J. Klnttz and little
daughter, Genevieve, di Granite
Quarry, visited at C; A; Johnson's
ast week. ; -
The Quarterly Conference will
be held' at Granite Quarry M, E.
church the 15th and 16th of this
mouth. Dr. Ajbkins, of Salisbury,
will preach on Saturday and Sun
day at 11 a. m. Oveifbodj is
C. A Johnson, who has been
quite sick for the last -week, is
able to be out again.
John Shuping and family, of
th O V a T71
near r aitn, Mrs. noDert j&arn
hardt and two sons, of Salisbury,
were all visitors at Geo. Kesler's
Ruth went to the baptizing Sun
day. . You bet she had a nice
Mr: and Mrs. Jno. G. Hols
houser visited Mrs. Holshouser's
parents last Sunday.
There will be Children's Day
at Granite Quarry M. E. church
June 30th. Everybody is cordial
ly invited to come. There will
be no exercises in the evening.
Henry Kluttz visited at L. I.
Cauble's Sunday last.
Some people are gt tting pretty
bad when they pitch horse shoes
on Sunday, especially on the pub
lie road, That's about as bad as
playing cards on Sunday, is it
not Bro. Bart?
Misses Sallie Holshouser and
Moliie Lyerly took dinner with
Miss Jennie Frick Sunday.
SOUTH ROWAH.- - - MORGAN X ROADS. " -
" June iOfch" , . J "r", Jan 10th!
Jim Shinn was thevictim :oa : Everything seems to be refresh
serious accident a week ago. . He l ed since the rains: and old Gener-
wa' bolting up a. block' of, wood jal Green will wake a p" again and
from which, ne was going to splittchallenge us for a fight. . . .
1 1." 1 . . . 1 - 1 3 - I - ... " -V-: .r -.v...
noaras, wnen ne suuaemy naaoue, The wheftt in thig eommtmity
of his eyes knocked out. He was . . . be Vftv - d congider.
Aione as ne wine auu cauuub wjh Kv muar :n W
jus npw.tne acoiaent nappnueu.. Qats are not going to be very good
Clarence Bernhardt, our rural this year, . .
mail carrier, tells a good .story of
horse swapping, " He says he trad
ed his small gray horse to the
county commissioners for a mule
and got a cracker jack. He said
when he hitched him up he gave
him a crack with the whip and
km Male ran away and went to
the ciunty home. - Mr. Bernhardt
went there and caught the mule
and then went home all right.
Some of the Rock and "Faith
boys had a game of ball Saturday
with the Rockwell boys. The
score stood 32 to 20 in favor of
A. W. Shuping cut the first
wheat last Thursday that has
been cut in this neighborhood
Vv;ilBERlY X ROADS. r
Harvest is now at hand-and the
laborers are few.- - - '
'Joseph Brady has ben sick,.but
is somewhat improved. ' ,
' Rev; W; C. Cruse - preached an
excellent sermon at the Holiness
church last Sunday.'
Uncle Samuel Wormington is
in a very feeble condition and has
tieen foir some time.
William Allred, the operator af
I Dutch Creek RoHer Mills, has re
I signed his position . We regret
Here comes the heroic Xerxes
fresh from the field of action. He
reports a terrible slaughtering of
of General Green in his neighbor
hood. We learn that Albert Thomas
swapped horses again last week.
He seems to be preparing to give
one of his many sons a royal "set
off" when he hops the broom
stick and lands on the "peaceful"
shores of wedlock.
The St. Mary boys, of Rowan
Academy, have accepted the chal
lenge of the Kappa Alpha debat
ors, of Cresent, for a joint debate
Saturday night, June 22nd. One of
the most important issues of the
day will be discussed. Crescent
will be represented by Lou Crooks,
Prof. H. F. Frick and W. C. Ly
erly. Rowan Academy by A. J.
Brown L A. Thomas andJ. C.
Peeler. The debate will 'take
place in Cresent auditorium at
7 :80 p. m. Everybody cordially
Prof, H, F. Frick and wife, of
Crescent, visited home folks last
D. C. Lingle is thinking of buy
ing the old Cate mine.
Robert Peeler, of Faith, visits
in these parts rather often. .
We are informed that there will
be a Children's Day at Shiloh,
Granite Quarry, the fifth Sunday
in June, also one at St. Luke's
the second Sunday in July.
W. C. Lyerly visited P. D,
Brown last Sunday. Glad to
have him call. Come again.
The new way ot. building houses
with con ;rete has greatly reduced
ine granite, industry, l suppose
after a time stone will be aband
oned in building, and that these
massive beds of granite will lie
idle for centuries and probably
not be awakened by the hand f
man again until another civiliza
tion has dawned.
We have a great fish and ghost
, story we would like to tell if it
wasn't for lack of space, as it is
we can only refer you to Lonnie
Miller and Charlie Barringer for
Harvey Trexler has accepted
position with Mr. Miller, C. E.
- The man who does not adver-
( tise because somebody said it did
not pay, ought not to believe that
, the world is round - because the i bury,
The wheat crop in this county
that was thought to be so - badly
hurt in the spring by the frost,
is looking very well and people
say that it will be over an average
Corn is growing very rapidly,
cotton is poor.
The Ribelin Saw Mill Co., have
returned home from work in Stan
ly where they have been sawing for
J. A. RitcMe, of Richfield.
J Ribelin & Son have purchased
new saw mill and will begin
running the mill by June 20th.
They will saw for A. E. Davis, ot
Last Saturday the Jackson col
lege boys organized a base bal
team and are doing a very good
business. They invited the Gar
field team to their grounds. They
all came. F, M. Tyack, our mer
chant, being among the crowd.
Mrs. A. T, Klnttz, who sprained
her ankle last Easter Monday
can t walk yet, we are sorry to
say. -' '
Adam Jackson's little baby
who had its hand cut off by its
brother a few weeks ago, is nearly
Walter Ribelin, who is taking a
course at tne uoiumDian uorree
pondence College, says he wil
be able to take his examination
in September, and just as soon as
he ifl"ap pointed he will go on the
road as mail clerk.
The Boss Poole base ball team
ill plav ball with Liberty after
Wf are sorry to say Miss Car
rie Bame is on the sick list this
W. T. Jackson, who has been
ill for a long time, is no better
we are sorry to say.
W. fi. Hoffman has contracted
to build a house in Salisbury for !Bick list with
It has been reported that Jonas
Bame will teach a summer school
The Centennial at Lick Creek
will be the 5thunday in June.
Miss Patt Miller, of Stanly,
contemplates going to Washing
ton, D. C, to study for a trained
A A. Morgan says he is - going
to get a harvester and binder this
yeaf . - ''".Tr-iV"-';.);;
Harvey Wyatt. . James Morgan !
and Charlie-Morgan have just re
covered from a case of the mea-
slsi. - ' -
Some of the young gents of our
neighborhood go visiting pretty
often on " Saturday nights and
Sundays down near Pool. Yes
and they ride bicycles . do they
Chalmers Wyatt visited Lee
Morgan near Craven, Saturday
night. I guess they had some
Come on "Trotter" an;l let's
have another fiti story, Sam likfts
very much to have him leave us
Health is good with exception
- Uncle ThbB,. Jackson is in a very
critical condition with some af
fection of the lungs.
tn hoar at.nriAfl if rhAV urn
His example will be followed by Tories.
many more today.
Lee Trexler and sister, Miss
Roxie Trexler, visited the family
of J. Frank Parks Saturday eight
There will he an ice cream par
ty at John Clark's Saturday night.
Everybody is cordially invited.
As we haven't noticed any cor
respondent to The Watchman
from our vicinity, we thought we
wOuld try to send a batch of news
from here. If this escapes the
waste basket we may come again.
On account of continued rains
farmers are much delayed work
ing their crops.
Corn seems to be very small for
the time of year,
Misses Carrie and Ada Shaver
have nearly recovered from a se
vere attack of measles. Mdasles
have swept our entire community,
but mostly in a very light form.
Owing to high water our R. F.
D. carrier has had some trouble
getting over his route.
Wheat is looking fine through
our seotion. If nothing happens
we think more-than an average
crop will be harvested.
The infant; son of Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Earnhardt died May 29th
and was laid to rest in Luther's
cemetery. Cholera Infantum is
thought to be the cause of death.
Daniel Eagle, of Pool, has been
canvassing our section sen l u g
washing machines, Mr. Eagle
has a good and handy machine
and is meeting with much sue-
Some of our people are contem
plating going to Jamestown to
visit the exposition. We have
noticed in several papers that
the hotels there are charging
outrageous prices f or board,
amounting almost to robbery.
Miss Vida Cotton, of New Lon
don, visited her grandfather last
week. She returned home Tues
day. Mack Shaver and Love Hill
wre pleasant visitors at. D. C.
Arev's Sunday evening. It seems
their visits are quite frequent. -
Joseph A. Miller, tax-Jister for
Morgan township, ib ottt on his
rounds this week.
W. C. Lisk has treated himself
to a large Victor Talking Machine..
Rev PlbS8, who has been pas
tor of Luther's E. L. Church for
two years, has resigned. We are
informed that Rev. DuttOL', of
Cabarrus, will beliis successor.
Mack Shaver haa been on the
Bro. Itemizer seems to want to
play base ball with our boys, and
says be will play us when we get
ready. We will be ready to play
your boys anytime after harvest.
Bring an umpire along that goes
by signs, and can take a joke as
the locusts are so bad that we can
not hear him. Come on Bro. and
bring your boyB and I guess you
will see the "wool fly."
Sam 43igqleton, Jr.
At any rate, you seem to Ie
getting rid of it on auction-sale
principles: "going, going,
g-o-n-e!" Stop the auction
with Ayer's Hair Vigor. It
certainly checks falling hair;
no mistake about this. It acts
as a regular medicine: makes
the scalp healthy. Then you
must have healthy hair, for
It's nature's way.
. The best kind of a ttixnonll
"Sold for over sixty years."
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m n ji . a. JJ
Ana one 01 me great neeus
of housekeepers will be
We have them in all styles and at all
prices. Some cheaper than others,
but all good . ,
TORCH SCREENS A SPECIALTY.-
We were never better stocked than
at present in all lines of Furniture
and House-Furniehinge. Call and
look over our goods and get our prices
Colic and Dlirrhoei.
We wish him a
Pains in the Btomaoh, colic and
diarrhoea are quickly reliered by
the use of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and DUrrhoea Remedy.
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to heart trouble.
speedy recovery s .
John I Shaver ia building a
house in Salisbury and will move
as soon as. he gets it completed.
We are sorry to lose our good
The strawberry crop is about
gone but we think we will have
plenty of blackberries.
A number of boys went seining
recently to Bloomer's ford. They
report fairly good luckrr
Haryey Wyatt has recovered
fxaxn a case of measles. . :
Capt. Jesse Harkey bought a
fine milk cow from W. C. Lisk
CAREFUL ATTEN1 ION TO DETAILS
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OUR SAY SO.
"Our Say So" iB all the guarantee you need. If we
sell you a watch which we tell you is "so and ho," and
if that watch doesn't carry out our promises why it
simply means a new one in its place without cost to
you, provided, of course, that you give it decent treat
ment. Careful handling, and occasional cleaning. If it
grows tired and looses time, or gets friskv and races
nwnv thft cnlden moments, why we have a repair de-
' partment which will deal with its case, or rather its
works, (iive us a trial.
GORrJAH & GREEN,
LEADING JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS,
Salisbury, Spencer, Elarion, N. C.
I am now ready with a
BIG LINE OF SPRING GOODS
to supply your every want.
I have a full line of the
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Matting, Refrigerators and Screen Doors.
Very Truly Yours,
"VV. 13. Summersett.
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