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A Home Newspaper Published in the Interest of the People and for Honesty in Governmental Affaire. -
. Vol. ill. No 50.
Salisbury, N. C, Wednesday, November 27th, 1907.
Wm, h .Stewart, Editor.
ALBEMARLE AND STANLY COUNTY.
MOCKSYILLE AND DAVIE COUNTY.
A SPLENDID SERMON ON MISSIONS.
EFFECT OF WORRY.
LEXINGTON AND DAVIDSON COUUNTY.
STATESYILLE AND IREDELL COUNTY
CONCORD. AND CABARRUS COUNTY.
The Enterprise Shaking off the Ashes.
Another Sheriff Short in his Accounts.
8tanley Enterprise, Nov, 21st.
It is believed that cigarettes
and liquor were the cause of the
recent Albemarie fire. No good
is ever traced to such sources,
while great harm cones, there
This town has had sufficient
demonstration to show that it
needs a good system of water
works and a fire department.
The property owners have right's
that need to be safeguarded, and
and a step in this direction can
not be taken to soon.
Rev. R. L. Davis, State organ
izer of the Anti-Saloon" League,
preached a missionary sermon in
the Baptist church Sunday morn
ing, and in he evening delivered
a stirring lecture on the temper
ance question in the Presbyterian
church. At the close oi the last
service the following resolutions
were almost unanimously adopted
Whereas we, the citizens of
Albemarle, have recently learned
that thejgood people of Salisbury
are agitating the question of a
local option election ; and where
as the Salisbury saloons are a
source of great trouble, crime and
sorrow to our people throughout
Stanly county, doing much to de
stroy the usefulness of our proba
tion laws :
Therefore we, in mass meeting
assembled, petition the good peo
ple of our neighboring city who
love liberty and good government
to rise in their strength and the
power of God and destroy the
awful liquor traffic, and license
system now obtaining there. To
this end we pledge them our pray
ers and. moral support; and as
sure them that after they have
driven out the traffic we will the
more gladly visit their town.
If our paper fails to reach the
mails on regular time during the
next two weeks we again ask your
indulgence. Our large and hand
some press and splendid outfit
will be installed in a few days.
Oar force will be augmented by
the addition of Frank F. Smith,
of Salisbury, who is a good man
and a printer of several years ex
perience. He will be a great help
in our job.department also, and
we shall soon be able to handle all
The Lutheranfcongregation herd
has decided to erect a handsome
church in the near future, and
the lot ob corner of Second and
South streets will be used for the
purpose. Mrs. I. J. Caldwell,
owner of the lot, has donated one
third of the purchase price.
The second death within the
past few, months has visited the
family of Rev, and Mrs. G. A.
Etuneycutt, their daughter Miss
Corenah yielding after a long ill
ness. The young lady was 25
yearfl of age and a splendid young
woman of undoubted Christian
character. The death occurred
Saturday morning and the inter
ment took place at Silver Springs
church, under the impressive cere
monies of the Daughters of Liber
ty, Rev. C. J. Black preaching
J. M. Vanhoy, of Lexington, is
here this week, connected with
the examination of ex-Sheriff j
"Green's accounts in the matter of
settlement with the county com
missioners.. Attorney Crawford
D. Bennett, of Charlotte, is em
ployed by Sheriff Green, For
sometime it has been looking as
if the bondsmen of Mr. Green
would have to pay quite a short
age. However, expert account
ants are looking closely over all the
accounts, and the friends of Mr,
Green are hoping that he will
pull through with little if any
loss to himself and sureties.
The Enterprise now has its tem
porary offices in a room under the
Central Hotel. Work- of re-con
structing our burned printing of
fice began on the third day after
. the fire occurred. J. Richard
Godfrey has been keeping s large
force of hands busy, and the work
ia rapidly assuming shape. If
Peter W. Hairston Thrown From a Horse.
Sheriff Goes to Atlanta tor Noted Robber.
Mocksville Courier, 'Nov. 21.
We will give nttv cents to see
the advance agent of prosperity,
R. A, Allen left Friday for Sal
isbury where he has accepted a
position as clerk in ' a clothing
There were no services at the
Methodist church Sunday, on ac
count of the pastor Rev. J. F.
Kirk, attending the annual Con
ference at Salisbury,
Mrs. Thos. Jones, of this place,
died at home one night last week
after an illness of several months.
Her death was not unexpected.
Edwin Wyatt, who has been in
a critical condition for some time,
suffering from nervous prostra
tion, was taken to the asylum at
Morganton last Thursday by his
brother Alex Wyatt and Sheriff
J. L. Sheek.
It remains for the Republican
party to put the whole country in
the hands of a receiver, for the
clearing house system ot paying
checks means just that and noth
The cotton farmers are being
coddled by Wall street speculators
for the purpose of getting them to
sell their cooton so that they may
reap a rich benefit therefrom.
Believe them not, for they are a
set of thitves and ought to have
been in the penitentiary long ago.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A, Weant and
daughters, Misses Rowena and
Berly, returned home Monday
from a visit to Jamestown, Wash
ington and other points of inter
est. They report a pleasant trip.
Sheriff J. L. Sheek went to At
lanta Saturday night to get the
man Lang, who is wanted here
and who's time expires in prison
there this week. He is one of the
men who attempted to rob the
Bank of Davie here several years
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ago. Me win oe tried nere at tne
next term of the Superior Court.
W. B. Angell, of near town, and
one of the most : prosperous and
progressive farmers in the county,
tells us that he had a field of corn
containing 8 acres from which he
harveted 451 bushels of corn this
year. This is average ot hlty-six
and three-eighths bushels to the
acre. This shows what the land
around here will produce when
given proper attention. His en
tire crop was 658 bushels.
News comes from Walnut Cove
of a serious accident which oc
curred Mondayafternoon on the
Dan .river, a few miles northeast
of that place. Peter W. Hair
ston, of Davie county, and one or
two others were riding horseback
and when near the river bridge.
Mr. Hairston's horse shied, throw
ing the rider in a ten-foot gully
on the side of the road. Mr
Hairston was pretty oadiy injur
ed, there being a severe gash over
his right eye, his nose being brok
en and his wrist snrained. He
also complains of a pain in his
right hip. He was unconscious
for several hours as a result of the
accident, Mr. Hairston was rest
ing well at last accounts.
good weather can be had we will
get into the building within the
next three weeks. On Monday!
morning of last week the timbers
were standing green in the f rests.
On Saturday night the walls of
the building had been well-nigh
restored and the timber placed in
shape for kthe roof. Such has
been the rapid work of the men
engaged in this rebuilding. We
go to Greensboro to-day to ship
The Tar Heel outfit, and to con
vert a plan that created such a
stir in the Republican ranks un
der Mr. Blackburn into work on
a bona fide country newspaper of
a different political faith. Strange
things happen, and Mr. Dorsett,
of Spenser, the genial gentlemen
from whom we purchased the out
fit, gave as his only regret for the
exchange that The Tar Heel types
would be called upon now to print
Democratic news. A new engine
is on the road, and we expeot it
to be less than a month when we
are once again a full-fledged print
ing office. It shall be our effort
to not miss another issue, and we
but ask you to bear with us in
what is the best we are able to do
i under the circumstances,
Preached by Rei. W. W. Rowe, at Lower
Stone, Sunday. November 17th.
The following sermon was
preached by Rev. W. W. Rowe,
pastor of the East Rowan Charge
of the Reformed church, at Lower
Stone, November 17th, 1907. At
the request of many people, who
heard him on that occasion, the
sermon is hereby published to be
preserved for future reference.
Mr. Rowe preached at Bear Creek-
church, in Stanlycounty, for two
years and a hall ; organized Boger
congregation; and is now pastor
of Lower Stone, Ursinus and St.
Luke congregations, near Rock
well, in Rowan county.
Acts 19 :21, -"I must also see
Next to Jesus Christ stands the
Apostle Paul as a great mission-
ary. we never tninK oi nis lire s
work, without thinking' of his
three famous missionary tours.
During these missionary journeys
he visited many places. He tra
versed the island jf Cyprus and
several provinces of Asia Minor.
Herisited many important cities,
Ephesus, Athens, Corinth and
other places of minor importance,
preaching the gospel, establishing
and strengthening the charches.
Towards the close of his third
tour, "when he had passed through
Macedonia and Achaia to go to
Jerusalem," realizing that the
most important city of the world
at that time had not been reach
ed, he said, "I must see Rome."
Rome, being the strategic center
of the world at that time, and
Paul being the leading mission
ary; it was very necessary that he
should see the place and preach
the gospel there also. Paul re-.
ceived his great zeal for mission
ary activity from the original
and sole master missionary.
This person is our Lord Jesus
Christ, and as Lord of his king
dom he has put his own divine
commission upon his followers.
It is, "Come." "Go." Two
commands in one. "Come learn
of me." "Go preach tbe gospel."
Discipleship and spostleship are
one and inseparable. As Phillips
Brooks interprets it: discipleship,
which sits at his feet to learn,
and apostleship, which goes out
into the world to work. We
learn but to teach ; we know of
Jesus, but to tall of Jesus. We
commune with him, but to com
municate him. Even so are we
sent as he has been Bent.
The church is a coin from the
divine mint. One side shows the
likeness of its Losd ; the other
side the map of the world. To
efface either destroys it. The
world itstelf is to be finally shap
ed into that divine likeness,
Christ is at once Authority and
Pattern, Inspirer and Organizer,
Author and End of missions.
Apart from him we can do noth
ing. Through hiin we can do, and
teach aH men to do, all things
which he has commanded us We
should rem m her that missions
are no discovery, or rediscovery of
what was lost in the 4th or 9th
century. There have been times
of f orgetfulness, stagnation and
corruption. Many false methods
have been emDloved. Yet the
golden thread has not been broken,
the prophecy has not failed. The
sway which Christianity "exercises
in the world todav is the result of
over nineteen centuries of contin
uous effort and achievement. There
has never been , a time since the
world-wide commission was given
when its appeal has ceased to ring
in the ears and find response in the
hearts of some of Christ's follow
ers, when at least individual mem-
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0JBV1 tu0,uui,uu0,D uu
planing or winning fresh conquests
for.him. "inis gospel of the
Kingdom snan do preacnea in an
the world unto all the nations,
and then shall come the end."
Thus he announces that his efforts
shall be continuous. And the
great apostle with that burning in
his heart exclaimed, ' 'I must also
As I have already stated Christ-
iau wois. in some lurui or utuei
has been going on these nineteen t
Continued on page two,
Takes Away Strength and Courage and
BrlngsJJeath to Success.
Worry sapi nervous energy and
robs the body of the strength
necessary for the real work of
life. It is wholly bad, for it never
counteracts', with the slightest
good any. of the evil it accomplish
es, NeAer has it been known to ben
efi, but always, on the'eontrary,
to injure It is an insidious ene
my which", .works even when we
sleep in the land of dreams, twist
ing and distorting the beautiful
visions of-that, land into horrible,
grinning things, the memories of
which huunt us in our waking
hours. II ffcgt the brain, wrinkles
the brow, dullijlbe eyea enervates
the arms, palsies the limbs, and
places the crown of age on the
brow of youth With one hand it
points the way to the lunatic asy
lum and with the other beckons
to the suicide's grave. It is an in
flexible, implacable enemy to suc
cess, which ever succumbs to its
onslaught and which it buries in
the dust of despair never to rise
Poise is necessary for the well
being of man. It develops and
at the same iime controls and
keeps thie lever of mental equili
brium soadjusted in its proper
place that the balance wheel will
not get out of running gear to the
The man who worries never is
self-centred, never balanced, never
at,his best. Mental anxiety takes
away vitality and push and leaves
lassitude and languor. It de
prives manhood of virility, where
as the self-poised man has confi
dence in himself to dare and do ;
never wobbles or staggers from
side to side, but pushes right
ahead in a stra.'fcL course, keep
ing his destiny ever in view.
They who believe in themselves,
who are conscious of - their own
force of oharacter,'of brain, and
of body, touch the wire of infinite
power and can accomplish what
would be impossible to those who
lack the vital energy which waits
on self-concentration of this vital
energy wasted in useless, harmful
worry to run all the affairs of the
Troubles, sorrows, misfortunes
arid gloomy f orbodings come home
to roost ; they love a dark perch
and this they can find readily in
the bxain that is given to worry.
jLoatnsome creatures, such as
toads, lizards, beetles and vipars,
love dark cellars and avoid the
sunlight; let the health-giving,
disease-destroying, bright and
beautiful rays and they scamper
to their holes, there to remain in
the darkness until the light is
gone. Let in the rays of light, of
hope, of trust, of confidence to
your brain and they will dispel
the ill omened ghouls of worry
which have taken up their abode
there; they will lighten it and
brighten it, giving birth to har
monious, healthy thoughts which
shall invigorate both mind and
body and clear the way of every
obstacle which lies in the path of
success. Bright, hopeful thoughts,
belief in one's ability to succeed,
will insure success.
Complain of your hard luck
and you will poison the atmos
phere of your surroundings by
pictures oi lauure wnicn you
create in your mind. You can't
plant nightshades and grow roses
like produces like. Sour seed
sown will produce its own peculiar
crop, but good seed planted al
t ways gives a ripe iruition and an
We often anticipate disasters
that never come. Worry breeds
; fearsome things, but they only
exigt in tbe abstract and neyer can
! materiaiize tangibly unless court
; e1 into ufe bv diaconti
dency and despair. Then the
disasters tnat are areaaed come,
. 1 A. 1 J. "I t 1
because worry and aniety feave so
enfeebled the powers of the mind,
so lowered the forces of resistance,
that their, victims fall to earth
when they might easily have con
quered their foes.-Chicag
Subscribe to The Watchman.
Another Fire at ThomasTille. Superior
Court Puts Damages on the Southern.
Lexington Dispatch, Nov. 20th.
One night last week the saw
knill of John Holt was burned
three miles from town on the
place of J. G. Walser. The en
gine and boiler were saved. Mr,
Holt had $300 insurance with
E. B. Craven, agent.
Treasurer Jii. a. Kothrocx says
that Churchland High School has
been given the first $250 asked
for to supplement a like fund
raised among the people, and that
the state" authorities have under
consideration the second request
for 250. It was thoifkt at first
that the school would . have only
$500, half from the state and half
from the people, but the people
decided to raise an additional
$250. Reeds also has applied for
$250 for a high school there.
Court helduntil the last minute
on Saturday. Quite a number of
cases were disposed of. The casb
of Mathew Bosoh excited the most
interest. He sued the Southern
for $26,000 damages for injuries
and got a verdict for $8,000. This
was commonly considered exces
sive and Judge M. H. Jusfice in
timated that he might set it aside
at Rowan court this week". The
estate of Joseph Carrick, colored,
who w-& killed on the Southern
near Lin wood, was settled for
$450, The clerk's judgment was
confirmed in the case of W. H.
Philipps, admr vs Lee Westmore
land, Dorset and Grimes received
judgment for $550 for damage
to horses cn the Southern, There
were other minor cases.
Bob Black, who cut his son dur
ing a row at thair home in the
country, was brought here last
week by E. D. Kennedy, deputy
sheriff, and placed in jail in de
fault of $250 bond. It is stated
that bail will be furnised soon.
John L. Black, who was cut. is
said to be getting well.
Last week, Dr. J.- H. Mock, of
Thomasville, through his attor
neys, made answer to the com
plaint filed by Winston Fulton,
who, it will be remembered al
leges, that Dr. Mock estranged the
affections of Mrs. Fultob. The
complaint makes specific charges
against the physician, all of which
he denies in his answer, and says
that they are false and are made
for the purpose of blackmailing
and extorting money from him.
The case was not touched at this
court, out win prooaoiy come up
in February. It promises to be
one ot the hardest tought legal
battles in sometime. There is an
array oi very a Die lawyers on
each side. On account of the sen
sational nature of the suit, which
is for heavy damages, great in
terest will be manifested.
They say now that one of the
potent causes of the tightness of
money was this. In New York
wealthy men, who had as much
as a half million dollars, some
more, others less, foreseeing that
they could make a fortune by
creating a stringency of money,
withdrew their deposits, hundreds
and thousands and millions -of
dollars, and then sold the cur
rency at a premium. One man
sold $200,000 in currency at a
premium of $8,000, took a certi
fied check and then loaned the
check at high rates. The banks
say they know the folks who did
this, and will spot them in the
future, when they ask for accom
modation. Thus itjs shown how
m 1 . 1 j 1.
a tew ricn men can tnrow tne
whole country into a turmoil.
There is nothing better for
stomach troubles than KODOL,
which contain the same juices in
a healthy stomach. KODOL is
offered on a guaranteed plan for
the relief of heart burn, fiatu
lence, sotlr stomach, belching of
gas, nausea, and all stomach trou
bles. So at times when you don't
feel just right, hen you are
Irowsy alter meals, and your
head aches or when you have no
ambition, and you are cross and
irritable, take a little KODOL.
It digests what you eat. It will
make you healthy. Sold by James
Plummer and all druggists.
Dr. J. J. Mott will Move to Virginia
Ladies Shuck Corn.
8tateBville Landmark, Nov. 19-22.
The first Baptist Congregation
of Salisbury recently offered Rev.
J. F. Mitchiner. Dastor of the
Western Avenue Baptist church,
btatesville, some inducements to
go to Salisbury and become a co
worker with Rev. Mr. Neighbor,
and Mr. Mitchiner's congregation
has been much concerned about
the matter. Mr. Mitchiner has
decided, however, to remain here
and has notified the Salisbury
church to that effect. Rev. V,
M. Swain, of Cool Spring, recent
ly declined a call from the. Salis
bury oongregation, which desired
his services as pastor's assistant.
Martin Wyrick died at his home
at Cooleemee Tuesday night about
9 o'clock. His death was caused
by paralysis, he having suffered
from this ailment for a long time.
He had been steadily;confined to
his bed or nearly 12 months, be
ing almost helpless. He was 69
years ot age. Mis remains were
buried at Amity, this county,
Mrs. John Current, of Mocks-
ville, who underwent an operation
at the sanatorium last week, is
rapidly regaining her usual
strength. She was taken to her
home at Mocksville yesterday.
Her husband, who had be mi here
with her, and Dr. M. D. Kim
brough, of Mocksville, accom
pained her home,
Vence Lytle, a negro who was'
wanted at Catawba for shooting
at a number ot men and threat
ening some women a few days ago,
was arrested in south Iredell
Webnesday by Deputy Sheriff Jo.
Thompson and taken to Catawba
yesterday. Lytle is a bad negro
and has given the officers no little
The Landmark learns via the
Presbyterian Standard that Rev.
Dr. Byron Clark, of Salisbury,
has been selected to deliver the
baccalaureate sermon and Gov.
Glenn the commencement address
at Statesville College commence
ment next May.
The recent burning of the old
Masonic House in Salisbury re
called to Mr. and Mrs. Scott, of
Statesville, the fact that they
were married in that same Man-
sion nouse oy years ago come
Eliza Hampton, widow of the
late Courtney Hampton, colored,
was found dead in the boiler room
l T a ITf 9 i
oi j. a. wise s cooper snop, on
the Southern railway, just west
of the Meeting street crossing,
Friday morning about 6 o;clock
by Mr. Wise, when he went to the
boiler room to fire up. The
woman was examined by Dr. M.
R. Adams and an inquest was held.
The coroner's jury decided that
she had died from natural causes.
R. A. Montgomery, who re
cently moved to town, spent last
Wednesday and Thursday at his
arm in Cool Spring township
gathering his crop of corn. The
corn was piled in the barnyard
and after engaging a number of
hands to meet him there next day
to shuck it, Mr. Montgomery re
turned to his home in town.
Friday morning when he returned
to his farm he found that the
ladies of the neighborhood held a
surprise corn-shucking Thursday
night and shucked the entire lot
Dr. J. J. Mott has sold his farm
of 760 acres, lying just east of
town and including his hjoie
place, to i John M. Sharpe
his son-in-law, for $20,000. Dr
Mott has bought a home in Rad
lord, va., and, expects to move
there in the early part of next
year to live. He has also bought,
or is negotiating for, other val
uable property in and about Rad
ford, Mr. Sharpe expects to
move to.the Mott farm with his
family and will make that his
home. The sale includes only the
farm. The latter is well stocked
with cattle, horses, hogs, farming
implements, etc., most of which
Dr. Mott will doubtless sell to
Thomas Washman Thrown out of His Bug
gy and Died from the Effect.
Concord Times, Not. 19th.
Mrs. John E. Barrier, of near
Pioneer Mills, had a stroke -of
paraylsis last Friday about sun
down, and died that night at 9
'clock. She had been in her
usual health up to the time she
was stricken. She had been to a
eighbor's house, and receivdd the
stroke just as she returned home.
Her husband was away from home
with his Jcorn shredder, and did
not get home until after her heath.
Mrs. Barrier was 51 years of age,
and a most excellent woman in
W, M. Crowell, of Salisbury,
was married last Sunday to Miss
Ollie Blume, daughter of Mrs. W.
.' Blume. The ceremony was
performed at the Reformed par
sonage by Rev. W. H. Causey.
Mr Crowell formerly lived in
On last Friday morning about
o'clock J. Franoes Bost, of No.
township, found Thomas Wash-
am, of No, 8 township, lying on
the side of the road leading from
the publio road to his home with
his buggy upturned and one wheel
esting on Mr. Washam's stomach.
He was then alive and conscious,
and asked Mr. Bost to take him
to R. W. Yost's, who was formerly
neighbor iin No. 3. This Mr.
ost did, and Mr. Washam was
givon every attention by Mr. Yost
and his family. The night be-
ore was very cold, and Mr. Wash-
am was maced before the firo
and thorougly warmed.
About 1 o'clock p. m., Thos.
Yost started to his home with
him in a buggy. When he got to
M. A. Emerson's he got out of
the buggy to telephone to Coddle.
B. Emerson, who went out to
the bnggv. discovered that the
njured man was dead, aud noti
fied Mr. Yost, who then 'phoned
the news to his family. Mr. Yost
says that just before .he got to
Trinity church he straightened
Mr. Washam tip in the buggy,
and he said "That is all right."'
Mr. Washam spent Thursday in
Concord shopping. He had a lot
of purchases in the buggy,. These
were all found intact with bills
showing just what they were.
His watch, money, etc., were
found all right. When found
there were bruises on his forehead,
chin and hand. There was also
a bruise on his stomach where the
buggy wheel had rested on him all
night. The internal injures re
ceived from this were.no doubt
the cause of his death. Mr.
Washam had been drinking, and
probably lost his way. His horse
wandered until he ran against a
tree, turning she buggy over. It
is not thought he ran away. A
projecting limb struck the horse
in the eye, putting it out.
Mr. Washam was about 53 years
of age. He was a good citizen,
and was not known as a drinking
man. He was . one of the best
farmers in No. 3 township. He
lived near the Iredell county line
at Coddle Creek church.
Mr. Sharpe or to others. This
announcement will be a general
surprise to Dr, Motfs acquaint
ances, as few ifany of them had
any idea that he would consider
chauge. He spent the past
summer at Radford and was so
well pleased with that section of
Virginia that he decided to locate
there. The sale -of this farm.
however, does not dispose of all
his holdings in this vicinity. He
owns another farm and also val
uable town property which he re
To check a cold quickly, get
from your druggist some little
Caudy Cold Tablets called Pre
ventics. Druggists everywhere are
now dispensing Preventics, for
they are not onlys af e, but decided
ly certain and prompt. Prevent
tics contain no quinine, no laxa
tive, nothing harsh nor sickening.
Taken at the "sneeze stage'! Pre
ventics will prevent Pneumonia,
Bronchitis, La Grippe, etc. Hence
the name, Preventics. Good for
feverish children, 48 Preventics
25 cents. Trial Boxes 5 cts. Sold
by Grimes Drug Store.