. LIBERTY X ROADS. ?
8wowd of our people went to
New London4ast Saturday to get
their teeth fixed. '
Adolphus Holshouser has -on a
ROBBERS CRACK SAFE AT CHINA 6R0VE.
Dayvaults Bros.' Store Entered, Sewal
Deaths, uoflsiaeraoie nunimg.
flhina Grove, Dec 9 We
a?e L" 2i4 grin Snd is alLsmilea,
pL6 01 tUlo btouuu aio uaijvj-'
iug good health.
We are having some fine
hog killing weather now..
Cotton picking and wheat
sowing is a thing of the past
YOUNB MAN ACCIDENTALLY SHOT.
P. Alei RiDelin Meets With a Serious Ac
cident. He-Died. .
Last Thursday morning while
It's a out hunting near Pool, in Morgan
boy. township, Pi Alex Ribelm was ac-
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woi u-u i' -Jgan, wko was with Mr.' Ribelin,
Saturday and Sunday,
stepped on an old rail covered
with snow and slipped down. -In
There was no preaching at-Lib- faiiinj, hig eflD struck something
in iiiiH pcuuuu, ivwauuK v.yj .HB, wuuucj. a I ana-was aiscnargea, ine ioaa uax-
for birds and raDDits irom failed to get out. ing effect in Mr. Ribehn's right
now on. ev Samuel Nelson preached shoulder entering in front and
Paul Cress and brothers, very interesting sermons-at' the ranging upward. The entire load
Maronie, went out hunting Holiness and Baptist churchea-ie- lodged against the shoulder blade.
with his big aouDiea-Darreiea centlv. Mr. Nelson is a mission- Being only a few feet . apart the
arty and will sail December the load did not scatter, made hole
4th for South America and the about the size of a 50o piece and
West India Islands. seriously wounded him. D'rs.
t . , , . , Poole and York were called in and
xsj. j. vtooaman ana wue vini&ea i , . , , u.
anil a f ffli -rman Itotinn thnncrnt
no oxlubo uuuuuwu 9 xaa u woojl.
WHAT THE PRESIDENT RECOMMENDS,
breech-loading gun and four
a ThHv broueht home
seventeen rabbits and squire
vpIs He says it one shoot
won't kill two will.
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Tuesday morning auoui one
, K.n,mannttirtwnwrann . , . best to have the wounaea man
"broke open Day vault Bros., Thfre must be some wild or brought to the sanitarium in Sal
tore and blew open the safe ferocious animals along the Dutch lsbury,4 which was done, reaching
from which they got about greets, as some ot tne parties are l here Friday morning.
;$3 in cash and destroyed or
broke a typewriter worth
nhmit fifty-three dollars.
Several parties have been ar
rested on suspicion, but none
have beta found guilty. The
damage ii estimated at sev
eral hundred dollars. A
crow bar was taken from Mr
Bolen's blacksmith shop for
the, purpose of prizing open
the store door. Prof P E
Wright, Mac Ritchie and sev
eral others heard the noise
bat knew not what it was. -
Miss Vernie Earnheart, one awhile.
of Atwell township's beauti
im ueiico yhx ni,vuu tti - Joseph Brady's
day and Sunday with her . v J
friend, xMisa JNora mtcnie, oir"&
posting their acres. Saturday morning, after the
Mioooa MJnnia tin Fira A ran I operation of taking out the load
visited at F. M. Tyaok's last Sun- of shot and a luHr-exammanon oi
the wound had been made, tne
dootors report hii conditKJn favor
abl, ezoept the probability of
blood poison. About.four inches
of the bone in his arm was de
stroyed and if it is possible to
The quail will have to make the Uyoid amputation it will be about
thickets their home now, for 4 inches shorter than heretofore,
awhile, till the bird shooting sea- yiien his friend, A. L. Ketchie,
son is over, any i ay. Guess bird oaUed on him -he seemed to be
shooting will be the theme now for bright and hopeful, .having stood
the operation well which is suc-
be decided upon
W, 0. Poole has purchased a
new top Puggy an as traveling
the path some of the rest have
Miss Nannie Morgan
China Grove, who is now
going to school to-Prof P E
The people of this and sur
rounding neighborhoods en
joyed the big snow lastThurs
day Quite a number went
rabbit hunting and a good
many rabbits were killed
Herman Ketchie, who has
been engineer at the China
Grove cotton mill for the past
6 years, has taken up work
Lewis Ritchie, who has
been known as- the bicycle
rider, was in China Grove
Sunday evening the 8th
Guess hewas was looking-for
his best friend
Paul Cress went out hunt
Miss Anna Peeler is working
F. M. Tyack's store.
Thaddeus Earnhardt, of this
place, visitd home folks near
Richfield last Sunday.
Der. 2. There will be Christ
mas tree at Ghaistiena on Tues
day evening before Christmas,
bgining about 6 :30 p. m. There
will be exercises by the Sunday
There was a spelling match at
Rowan Academy lastr Thursday
night. A large crowd was present
and good order kept. A very suc
cessful so. far.
of his arm will
Later, no man knoweth what a
day may bring forth, before night
fall Mr. Ribelin lay a corpse and
his remains were taken to his home
in Morgan township for inter
ment, the fnneral being held at St.
Mathew's. church Sunday. A fur
ther report of this sad death can
be found in our Pool items.
Henry Trexler. of Crescent,
spent last Wednesday and Thurs
day in Winston on business,
cessful' term cf school is being
ing last Friday morning with tau2ht there by John C. Peeler
T. .Ill 1 J I " . 1
111s QOUDiea Darreieu gun, a, aud Miss Vida rrexier.
sack on his back and I his dogs, MrBtAnnieL. Kluttz, of near
Jack, Queen, Old Hound and Unl0n, is ve"ry ill wiftf pnumonia
Kate He spied a covey ot at tni8 writing. We hope for her
birds sitting on the ground, a speedy recovery.
fired and killed seven He 0jjcar Pnillip8f 0f Crescent,
went on S, little and Bpent Thanksgiving with Xerxes.
saw a squirrel's nest and fired 'Come again we are always glad to
into it ana two 01a gray- jjave you with us.
headed squirrels rolled out
If anybody can beat that,
please write to The Watch
rIiP HHIp fnnr.vfiar-.old
boy of Mr and Mrs H E Good- A Dlscussiotrtf the Merits of the Liar and
man died Saturday the 3Utn . tne urunKarn.
. of November, 1907 The pa- a debating society at Bel
rents did not know he was mont nas the following subs
dangerously sick until it was ject for-discussion: "Resolv
too late to do anything for That the Liar has been a
him The cause of his death gryater evil to the country
is not fully known. ' than the DrunkardT" With-
Samuel thinks , their will out any attempt to smear any
be wedding bells ringing whitewash on the drunkard,
about here some time in the we wiU risk saying that if the
very near future affirmative side goe down to
There will be a Christmas the bottom and fetches up all
tree at Luther's chapel Christ- the available argument
eve Everybody come against-the liar, the drunkard
Miss Lukeo Cress spent will Jook like a saint in corn-
Saturday and Sunday in PMn-- in the ra'
China Grove ' . I Many yigo, Ln feS
v - tj i-u f nirfa ral districts of south ireaeii,
Rev C B -Miller, of China ra citizens met at a
Grove, preached a splendid 0ause in tlie woods, and
sermon at old Organ E L ated the question, "which
church Sunday the 8th f the Liar or the
China Grove is gpmg j)runkarci" All available ar
through a sweatof -mumps gumeiltg against these two
and chicken pox now, but asges were brought out and
Saaiuel has had them exhibited in their worst form
John Blackwelder- and he judges jdecided that the
familv nf nhina Grove, are the worst of
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affiicted with chickenpox the two on the ground that
Rev C A Brown, former the liar, while a bad citizen,
pastor of Organ and Ebene- is in a measure shorn ot his
zbr churches, will take up power for evil after he is
work at Luther's Chapel the found out, but the drunkard
first of the year He is a is a continuous eyii anu. men
ace not omy 10 mmouuuut
others. Statesville Landmark
There is nothing better for
stomach troubles than KODOL,
which contain the same Joieea m
a shealthy stomach. KODOL is
.offered on a guaranteed plan for
i?of nf heart burn, flatu-
1 tii. gtnmftoh. belchintr 01
oflWfl nf L.-a r, on aft a. and all stomach trou-
hi AS. SO I MU J
feel just right, when you are
Hrowsv after meals, and your
j -T,nQ nr whAn tm have no
,u;ti and von are cross and
r atVa little KODOL.
ti. j;ca wiittt. von . eat. It will
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Here's Good Advice.
O. S. Wool ever, one of the best
known merchants of Le Raysville,
N. Y.. savs: "If vou are ever
troubled with piles, apply Buck
Inn's Arnica Salve. It cured me
of them for good 20 years ago."
Guaranteed for sores, wounds,
hnms or abrasions. 25o at all
Wanted, at my tannery beef,
sheep and goat hides, will pay
hiehest nnce. G. i. Bhaveb.
Summary of the Host Important Recommen
dations In Message to Congress,
A President's message' is usual
ly so lengthy that few people lead
it. The message sent to Congress
Tuesday by President Roosevelt
is very lenthy. , Later The Land
mark .may discuss the more -important
features. Following is a
Bummary of the more important
Laws for supervision and regu
lation of corporations by the. Fed
eral government. - -
National incorporation aet or
law licensing railway companies
to engage in inter-State business
under certain conditions ; giving
the inter-State commerce commis
ion power to pass upon future is
sues of securities and to make la
physical valuation .of any rail
road. Jo allow railroads to make
pooling agreements with the con
sent of the commission.
Amendment of the anti-trust
law so as to allow reasonable com
binations of capital and corpora
tions, under the supervision of
the Federal government.
Laws to provide a more elastic
system of currency;" emergency ii
smes to be based on adequate se
curities and issued under a heavy
Subject trust companies to same
superversion as banks.
No tariff legislation now, ex
cept the removal of the duty on
wood duId : moderate tariff revi-
sion after the presidential ejection.
Strongly urges a tax on incomes
and inheritances, graded so as to
be highest on large fortunes and
incomes and on non-residents.
Limitation of the exercise of in
junction by Federal court.
Federal inspection system to
prevent accidents on railroads.
Extension of employer's liabili
ty law ; and of the eight hour law
to all goveenment works.
Creation of machinery for com
pulsory arbitration -of disputes!
between capital and labor.
National sytem of grain inspec
tion and grading.
Comprehensive improvement of
rivers and harbors, the creation
of a system of internal, waterways 7
irrigation of arid Western lands,
and reclamation of swamp landsi
Changes in government land
laws ; Federal control of the open
range of 300,000,000 acres, and
law to preserve forests and mineral
That the locks of the Panama
canal he 120 feet wide; and the
government itself continue the
work of construction under army
Establishment of a system of
postal savings banks ; extension
of-the parcels post, and provision
for new mail routes to South
America, Asia and Australia.
That the government appropri
ate to the uational committees of
each party enough money to con
duct presidential campaigns ; pro
hibit corporations from contribut
ing, and require the utmot pub
licity regarding campaign funds.
Increase in the army, andespe
cially inthe medical corps ; pro
motion for 'efficient privates and
promotion of officers by selection
instead of seniority.
Material increase in the pay of
officers and men in the army,
navy, marine corps and revenue
Four new battleships and a
number of scout cruisers, torpedo
boats, destroyers and submarines ;
and the strengthening of our boast
defenses. Promotion by selection
in the navy, and the placing of
younger officers in important com
mands. Statesville Landmark.
Sale of Valuable Real Estate, Saw Hill,
The undersigned will expose or sale
at public auction for cash at the Court
House Door in Salisbury, N. C, on
Saturday, December 28th, 1907, at the
hour St 12 o'clock the following de
A tract situate in Providence town
ship and adjoins the lands of H. G.
Agner. and Lottie Barrinpe'r on the
North ; the lands of Mary Starnes and
Adam Lentz on the East ; the lands of
Jos. A. Ellef and J. O. Kesler on the
South and the lands of Lottie Barrin
ger and J. M. Eller on the West and
containing about 146 acres and known
as the "Granny Lentz" place. A por
tion of said lands is well timbered.
Also one.20-Horse Power Engine and
Boiler, One Sargent Saw Mill and from
15,000 to 20,000 feet of lumber.
The foregoing property will be sold
separately and then as a whole.
J. A. Elleb,
J. H. Feiok,
J. C. Keslek.
John L. Rendleman, attorney.
CHICKENS m EGGS FOR SALE.
HAVE one dozen each of fine thor
oughbred S. O. White Leghorn
and White Wyandotte Cocker
els for sale, also eggs from the
same breeds. Leghorn eggs at
$1.00 for 15, Wyandotte eggs $1.50 for
15. Should you wi ih fine chickens buy
your eggs ana cockerels from me.
GRANITE BELT POULTRY FARM
T.-A. HODGE, Propr.
Route 8, - - - Salisbury, N. O.
ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICf 1
Having this day qualified as Admin
istrator of the estate of D. L. Lefler,
deceased, notice is hereby given all
persons having claims against said es
tate to present them to the undersign
ed on or before Dec 6th 1908, or this,
notice will be plea in bar of -their re
covery. All persons indebted--to said
estate are hereby -notified to call and
settle with the undersigned at once.
This Dec. 6, 1907.
MARY T. LEFLER, Admr.
Granite Quarry, N. C,
R. Lee Wright, attorney. 4t
When you need a tooth extracted,
When ycu need a tooth treated,
When you need a filling,
When you need a crown,
When you need a bridge
When you need a plate,
When you need any kindof
we are doing Thb Business, be
cause we are doing first-class work
at prices you can afford to pay.
Dr. L. S. Fox,
( PhiladelphiaPentAl;A88n. )
122 No. Main St.,
Phone No. 805.
OfficeJHours : 8 :30 am to 12 :30 pm,.
2 to 6:15 p m,
For Gifts of Value and Merit
Q. W. WRIGHT'S,
- HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL KINDS OF
Household and Kitchen Furnishings.
Look over this List and Cousidtr their usefulness.
See them and Consider their Cheapness and Beauty. -
Trial Catarrh treatments are
being mailed out free, on request,
by D. 8hoop, Raome, Wis. These
tests are provingto the people
without a penny's cost the great
aiue of this scientific prescription
known to druggists everywhere as
Dr. Shoop's Catarrh Remedy. Sold
by Grimes Drug Store.
Where to Go to Buy
Whenin need of good, reliable,
single or double wagon or. buggy
Home-made Harness don't fail to
hunt up our place on the corner
Innis and Lee Streets.
We also do first-class repairing
on short notion and at reasonable
Our line of Saddles, Collars,
Bridles. Halt9rs, Whips, Brushes,
Combs, Robes, Harness Oil and
other horse supplies is always
complete and ready for inspec
tion. Wa solicit a portion ot your
patronage and invite you to call
and see our stock.
If your horse is injured in an
way get a bottle of our Horse
Liniment. No cure, no pay.
Hartline & Co.
Phone 433, 130 East InnissSt. I OOOOOOOOOOOOGf OOOOOOOOOOOOO
Book Racks and Cases,
Beds wood, iron and brass,
Chairs of all kinds,
' for children,
Desks for office and ladies,
Dining room furniture,
Dinner and Tea Sets,
Kitchen Cabinets, .
Lamps for Table and Hall,
Odd Pieces of all Kinds,
Pictures and Picture Frames,
Rockers all kinds and sizes,
'Remember the Substantial gifts of the best and most Q
lasting and also remember that you are invited to trade at q
West Innes Street.
Salisbury, N, C.
BEFORE XW1AS SPECIALS, IN MEN'S & YOUNG MEN'S OVERCOATS & COATS
Established Over 42 Years.
good and able pastor.
Miss Nora Rithie and her
sisterinrlaw, Mrs Laura -K
Ritchie, and her two chil
dren, little Ruth and Lester,
visited Mr and Mrs A Cress
Saturday and Sunday
Mr and Mrs Charlie Best's
;ittle girl, who wasaboutiive
y ;ars old, died Saturday
A young housekeeper -has
arrived at the home of' Mr
aud Mrs Albert Peal's '
John D Ketchie is-on the
iick list this week Samuel
hopes Mm a speedy recovery make you by Jame.
"T7r7Y7 n . -sr ir n rni in - mi in nil u
W AM Ml i II IL. ) L VVU " V" Y
Values we are olffering this week should
interest you and every young man looking
for exceptional values in a handsomely tail
That we are able to give you a full third
more value for your money than obtain
able elsewhere is due to selling the Victor
Brand Clothing, which we contract . with
the mills for piece goods, and then contract
for the manufacture of the garments; in
very large quantities, which enables us to
say we are saving you money.
See Our Advance Shewing of
In the HABERDASHERY DEPART
MENT, splendid values in XMAS CRA
VATS, Waistcoats, Suspenders, Half Hose
Handkerchiefs, Canes, Collar and Cuff Bags,
in Varieties, and all the toggery a man
bun, I. C
SAMUEL 1 riumiuox