THE CAROLINA WATCHMAN.
Local News Items.
The Silver anniversary of Salis
bury Catholic Church was celebra
ted last Sunday. Solemn High
Mass was celebrated by Father
Marion, of Asheville, with Father
Ld of Salisbury as Deacon and
Father Cornelius of Belmont as
J. L. Ransom, of Charlotte, was
in our city Monday night.
H. Q. Tyson, Jr., of Washing
ton, D. C, is here visiting his
father, H. G, Tyson, Sr.
M. H. Peden, who came here
from Greenville, S. C, has taken
charge of and thoroughly equip
ped the Leonard photograph gal
H. J. Heilig, a former resi
dent of Salisbury, but now of Ral
eien, is visiting relatives ana
friends here for a short time.
The Goldfield, Nev., situation
is improving and General Funs?
ton tnm&s tnat tnere win oe no
necessity of declaring martial law
unless another serious outbreak
The funeral of the late L. M.
Kepley took place last Sunday
afternoon Rev. J. A. J. Farring
ton conducted services at the
home of the deceased, and the ser
vices at the grave were conducted
by Salisbury Council, No 38, Jr.
O. U. A. M. A large concourse 01
people attended the cemetery ser
vices and listened to the beautiful
ritualistic service of the Jr. 0. U.
Hickory Camp, W. O. W., dedi
cated a monument last Sunday to
the late Richard M. Pendleton.
The dedicatory ceremonies were
most interesting and were listened
to by a large congregation.
On the evening of Dec. 6th, at
Spencer, a large number of mem
bers and friends of the Railroad
Y. M. C, A., met at their rooms
to give a welcome to B. F.
Stevenson the new general secre
tary. E. S. Redfern, the re
tiring secretary, goes this weec to
Jail Sentence Changed to Fine.
The city's sense of things real
a u durational was shocked yester
day afternoon when Judge Fergu
son sentenced Coloney LeRoy
Davidson, a descendant of the
signers and a well-known broker
of Charlotte, to the county iaiL
for a peroid of 30 days upon c
viction in four cases for selling
and keeping 'on hand too much
whiskey. Owing to the
inence of the defendant,
thought was entertained
than that he would be dismissed
with the payment of a bill of costs
and some small fine, but Judge
Ferguson concluded that the de
fendant's standing rather mili-J
tated against him in the awarding
Later in the day, however, the
court agreed to dismiss Colonel
Davidson, provided he would pay
the costs, a fine of $50 and put up
a bond to keep the faith from1
court o court, the bond required
being $500. This actiot was taken
because of the fact that Judge
Ferguson was presented a paper
in tne nature oi . ootn a petition
and an affidavit from the phyii
cians oitne oity tnat uoional
Davidson was suffering from an
incurable disease, and that his
wife would be jeopardized in jail.
Charlotte Observer, 4th,
The undertaking business of T.
E. Witherspoon & Co., which was
recently purchased by Robert
Davis, one of the oldest and most
skillful undertakers and embalm
ed of this sections, has been con
solidated with the Summersett
Bell Co., where Mr. Davis can be
found, and, will be glad to serve
those who may need him.
We have quite an amount of
advertising in thisJiBSue to which a
careful perusal is invited. The
Salisbury merchants have unusal
ly large and attractive stocks and
tlrey deserve the. patronage of the
oounties, citizens. Call on them
before going elsewhere. Their
prices are low.Jgoods new and
styles the latest. Trade now and
avoid the rush. j
No matter what the death cer
tificate says, the fundamental
causeof one-half the deaths're-
corded is constipation.' Cure
yourself of the habit by eating
WHEAT FLAKE CELERY
which is made from the whole
grain of the wheat berry.
10 cents a package.
i For sale by all Grocers
Lowbert's Point. Va., where he
has accepted a call as Secretary at
We are creditably informed that
Geo. I. Whitney, President
of the Whitney Works, has resign
ed. He is suceeded by Edward F.
Buchanan, of New York, and in
cidentally the resignations of five
directors, friends of Mr. Whitney
were tendered at the same time.
The reason of the resignations is
the direct result of the recent flur
rv in the stock market.
Work will soon commence on
the tunnel uner the tracks of the
Southern R. R. just in the rear
of Mr. McCanleBs' residence, fac
ing the gates of the Federal Cem
etery. The - government appro
priate $15,000 for the work but
delay was experienced because the
state Owned the North Carolina
railroad. The arch will be con
structed of granite
Three Germans, Alfred Kanzi
ger,. W. George Maf re and Willie
fi(liirorr7 worn arroaforl of. T7!aa.
Spencer on the 27th of November
for vagrancy, and given thirty
days before 'Squire Fesperman.
They did not relish their confine
ment and appealed for aid to their
consulate. An investigation shows
that they are treated as other
prisoners, and that they
must serve their sentences. Since
the - abov& was put Jin type
these? men have paid their fines
and have left town for southern
Dr. J. F. Beall, of Linwood,
died last Sunday at 2 :30 o'clock
at his home. The doctor has
been in declining health for sev
eral years- Jle was well and pop
ularly known by a large circle of
friends and acquaintances. Fun
eral services were held from the
late residence of the deceased, and
the remanis were interred in the
Beall church cemetery. A daugh
ter, two sons and a brother sur
The Spencer, churches are pre
paring for a big Christmas.
Uordon Lodge Jl. u. u. J? . gave
a brilliant musicale last Monday
evening. A most delightful time
is reported and a sumptuous ban
quet was served.
Supt. Ramseur. of the Southern
R. R. Co, along with several other
officials of the local staff are re
ported to have tendered their res
ignation at the requuest of those
high in authority. Chief Dis
patcher Johnson has also resigned,
and later on we may be in a posi
tion to tell o or readers why.
Pol 'Tiddv" Bosti&n. t.ho no.
gro who shot and killed Col.
Frank Harris last week, has em
ployed counsel andjasked for bond
He pleads selff -defense, but
has not been allowed bail.
There is talk favorable to the
helding of a Fiddlers' convention
peMntber 20th. Quite a number
have signified a willingness to
J The stores of our enterprising
merchants exhibit a most beauti
ful holiday appearance.
I In looking for Christmas pres
ents consult the advertising pages
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pi tne WATCHMAN.
Miss Weston Capps is visiting
Her brother, Capt, W. A. Capps,
at Augusta, Ga.
Rev. J. L. Morgan, of High
.Point. . was a Salisbury visitor
A Hard Debt to Pay.
I owe a debt of gratitude that I
can never be paid off " writes G.
S. Clark of Westfield Iowa "fcr
my rescue from death, by Dr.
King's New Discovery. Both
ungs were so seriously affected
that death seemed imminent,
when I commenced taking taking
New Discovery. The ominous
dry, hacking cough quit before
the first bottle was used, two more
a complete cure." Nothing has
evfir equaled JNew .Discovery for
coughs, colds and all throat and
ung complaints. Guaranteed
oy ail druggists, ouc and $1.
rial bottle free.
v ni iniOTn fl a o in nnnnmni
o unnionviao 10 uuiviinu!
A Wbm yea fcegia seiee&ng your Presents remember
U you are invited to call and
EXAMINE OUR STOCK.
OUR MAIN LINE IS
But we have all kinds
of Odd Pieces for the
Piawa, Hall, Bitting,
Dining Room, Parlor
Specials for the COLD WEATHER for Sat
urday and Next Week.
Prices cut in two in the middle and set on fire at both ends.
This is the bargain event of the season. Read each and every
item. But these are only a few of the Bargains:
Bleaching Specials. ; Cloaks and Coat Suits.
Good grade of Bleaching at - -
10c grade of Poe Bleaching r at
- 8 1-2c
12c grade of Poe Bleaching,
nice and soft - - 9 1-2c
Cotton Goods Specials.
Sheeeing yard wide at - - 5c
Best grade of heavy sheeting
worth 8c, special at - - 7c
7ic Light outing at - - 5c
8c Apron Gingham at - - 6c
CALICO, at - - - 5c
! Extra, food tkinr in black
Pttiooftto. nicely mad at QOo
Most likely somewhere about the home there is a piece
missing and which you have long intended to supply. It
may be something cheap will cause the heart of some loved
one to be glad, or something better as your purse will per-;
mit, if so, now is the time to" supply it in the shape of a
Christmas gift. The more substantial the gift th6 better
and longer will its memory linger.
We have little Chairs for the children at only 50c. We
have Rugs, Carpet and Matting for the floor, Pictures for
the walls, Lamps for the table, Tables for the lamps, Clocks
for the shelves, Stoves for heating aud cooking, Window
Shades, Fiddles, Guitars, Banjos, Auto-harps, etc.
Our odd pieces in Leather, Wicker, Oak, Mahogony for
all parts of the house and for any service is unusually com
plete and attractive.
Come and examine Our Stock.
W. B. 3UHHER3ETT
May the Holidays pass without your need of our
services, but being in need remember we sell
Robert L. Earnhardt has open
ed a barber shop in China Grove.
Mr. Earnhardt is a splendid young
man and deserves to succeed.
When the baby is cross and has
you worried and worn out you will
find that a little Cascasweet, the
well known remedy for babies and
children, will quiet the little one
in a short time. The ingredients
are printed plainly on the bottle.
Contains no opiates. Sold by
ames Plummer and all druggists.
C. V. Craigen, manager of
the High Point Publishing Co.,
was a pleasant caller at our eanc-
um Monday evening.
A tickling cough, from, any
cause, is quickly stopped by Dr.
Shoop s Cough Cure, And it is
so thoroughly harmless and safe,
that Dr. Shoop tells mothers
everywhere to give it without hes
itation even to very young babes
The wholesome green leaves and
tender stems of a lung-healing
mountainous shrub, furnish the
curative properties to Dr. Shoop's
Cough Cure. It calms the cough,
and heals the sore and sensative
bronchial membranes No opium,
no chloform, nothing harsh usei
to injure or suppress. Simply a
resinous plant extract, that helps
to heal aching lungs. The Span
iards .call this shrub which the
Doctor uses, "The Sacred Herb."
Always demand Dr. Shoop's
Cough Cure. Grimes' Drug Store.
Considerable sickness is report
ed about town, but most of the
complaintsjarejthe results of colds,
tiewara or itou. i win pay a
reward of $50 to any one who will
arrest ana convict tne person or
persons who burned my barn and
contents the night of Nov. 14th,
1907. Clementine Brady.
After the new officers have been
inducted into office as Superin
tendent and roadmaster of the
Southern division heie, we hope
to have the pleasure of seeing the
new depot and freight house
speedily finished and the yard
tracks attended to, as they are in
A Real Wonderland.
South Dakota, with its rich sil
ver mines, bonanza farms, wide
ranges and strange natural forma
tion, is a veritab'e wonderland
At Mound City, in the home of
Mrs. E. D. Clapp, a wonderful
case of healing has lately occurred.
Her son seemed near death with
lung and throat trouble. "Ex
hausting coughing spells occurred
every five minutes," writes Mrs.
Clapp, 'when I began giving Dr
King's New Discovery, the great
medicine, that saved his life and
completely cured him , " Guaran
teed for coughs colds, throat and
lung troubles, by all druggists
50c and $1. Trial bottes free.
and Burial Robes. Do
Undertaking and Conduct Funerals.
Specials in Underwear
Ladies 25c ribbed cotton vest
and pants, special at 19c
Childrens Union Suits at - - 25c
Ladies 50o Union Suits all si
zes, good heavy weight spe
cial at 38c
Boys heavy fleeced Union suits
worth 65c, special - - 50c
Boys heavy fleeced shirt and
drawers ... 25c
Mens Undershirts at - 25c
Mens'heavy Canton drawers
worth 35c, special at - 25c
Mens 50c heavy fleeced shirts,
special at - . - 39c
Mens $1 grade heavy fleeced
shirts and drawers at - 68c
108 West Innes Street.
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Enlargements to Order. High Grade Por
J. E. PEDEN,
No. 110N. Main St. SALSBTJRY.N.C
Children a Specialty Every Picture Guar
V V f
LAST YEAR PRICES.
I will save you money if you will buy your win
ter supplies from me. My stock is now one of the
most complete in the city and having bought the
greater part of it before the great advance in the
market, and bv so doincr thev cost less than thev
7 w v r g -
do now, so have marked them tor sale accordingly.
Your time will be well spent if you give me a call be 1)
fore you buy.
Below you will notice proof of statement above,
A Grey Blanket for. 25o
A White Blanket for 35c three for $1.00
Other great values in Blankets from $1.50 to $10-00 per
pair. In this lot the noted El kin Blanket is included
a very low price.
Big lot of Outing, Flannelettes and Flannels left over
from last season and the price has not been changed, so this
alone speaks for the remarkable Jow prices on these goods.
The bp. me grade of these goods this year cost the merchant
from 2c to 32c per yard more. These prices will also apply
to our line of Men's, Ladies' and Children's
The best 25c Ladies' Vest in the State, real value 85c,
Big line of Dress Ginghams at 8 1 -3c j worth from 12c
Special one lot df Waist Goods, worth anywhere 15c. my
One lot of short lengths in Percales, regular value 12c,
special for 10c per yard. 1
Just received, one lot of Domestic, regular value of which
is 8c, my price 5c the yard. You cannot afford to miss
. this chance, it is one in a life time.
Infants black hose, 4 to 6 at 5c
ChildrenB heavy ribbed hose,
all sizes, 10c 3 for - - 25c
Ladies grey hose 10c. 3 for - 25c
Mens 10c socks, tan, black red
or blue at - - - 5c
Mens 15o part wool socks at 10c
Mens gray socks at - - 5c
Mens extra heavy grey socks
at 10c 3 ;for - - - 25
Grey & white cotton blanket,
special at 48c
Better cotton blankets in grey
and white at - 98 & $1.48
You can't match us on cloaks
We have a big stock and some ex
tra good values. Give us a look.
You'll not miss anything by see
ing what we have.
Hot Shot Prices in Shoes
We have a big stotk of shoes,
too many in some lines, and we
are making prices to turn them
into money quick.
Children's coarse every day shoes
9 to 12. worth 75c at - 59c
Shoes 13 to 2 woath 85c - 69c
Women's worth $1.00 at - - 79c
Women's Dongoia cap toe fine
shoes at 98c
EXTRA SPECIAL, women's $1.48
kangaroo cap too. every day shoes
all solid insole, and will give real
good wear, special at - $1.25
Men's cap toe shoes at - 1.25
Brogan, extra good one, worth
$1.75 at - - 1.50
Hickory calf shoes for men,
every day shoe, cap or plain
toe at $2.00 $2.50
Men's $2.50 patent Blucber
shoe, special, - $1.98
Men's patent Blucher welt $3
shoe - - $2.48
Men's $3.50 patent and gun
metal, special at" - $2.98
Men's $4.00 patent shoes $3.48
Bargains in Furs.
All ol our stores got together
and a large manufacturer made
special prices to get all of our ac
counts. So we are able to offer
Furs at less than many pay for
75c Fus for . . 48c
$1.50 Furs for . . . ;99c
Extra nice long Furs at $1.50
$1.98 and up.
Men's odd pants worth $1,50 and
$2.00, special price . . 98c
One lot of Men's suits worth from
$4 to $7.50, good, heavy winter
suits, but only one of a kind,
choice . $2.48
Men's pants worth $3.50 . $3.00
Men's pants worth $4,00. $3.50
Men's long overcoats at . $3.48
Better overcoats at . $4 98 &
Men's suits extra good value
$7 50 & $10.00
Ladies' and Childrens' Mittens at
10c 15c and 25c
Ladies Cashmere Gloves at 25c
The Best Ladies Kid Glove to
be found afc price . . $1,00
Men's and Boy's Gloves of all
kinds and pricel.
Big stock of toys of all kinds
up stairs, now opon at lowest
Also lots of other Chaistmas
goods for useful presents. Gloves,
Handkerchiefs, Table Covers, Pil
low Tops, Shears that are guaran
teed, while Quilts, and lots of oth
er useful articles at 'lowest prices,
are to be found.
Nice pair lace curtains 2 yd long
at . . 48c
$1.25 lace curtains. 3 yds long"
real pretty patterns & . 98c
Nice large hand Bag at
Big selection of Hand
48o aid 98c
Back or siie combs at . .
Box of paper and envelopes
We can sell you a verv pretiy
hat now awfully CHEAP. Big
reduction on all ready trimmed
hats. See our 25 counter.
Heavy winter skirts worth
Nice large huck towels
Turkish bath towels at
The Tide of Trade Flows this Way.
Some Very Special Bargains in
75c values for 60c.
60c values for 50c.
Several pieces of Fancy Serge Plaid, regular value any
where, 35c, my price 25c.
Some very special values in Ladies' and Children's Hose.
A 15 Cent Value for 10 Cents.
These were bought direct from the mills and at jobber's
Otber great values in all lines.
a. i. m.
Dear Customer :
You have missed a treat if you have not been to our
store within the last few days and seen our big and splendid
display of Christmas goods of every description. It has
been a long while since any firm in this city has been more
careful in selecting Ohristmas Goods than we have been
this year. We want you to come and get acquainted with
Our advice is to come early, for the earlier you
buy, the bigger variety you have to choose from.
Trusting that we mjy have the pleasure of welcoming
you, and showing you our line of Christmas goods within
the near future, we beg to remain,
Yours, very sincerely,