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DEATH OF UISS BELIE ST1REWALT.
Another Golden Wedding-. Fanners Slill
Holding Cotton. Wneit Looking Bad-.
" South . BowantFeb. gMiBa
Belle Sfeirewalt died early Monday
morning, January j"2Tth at vJMt;
Pleasant, where sh has been going
to school. - OaeVweet-before her
death she became ill with pneu
monia and it was soon found that
she could tnot 1 live long. -"Her
death was a surprise and a. shook
to her many friends as the news
spread throughout the communi
ty. She was a daughter of MtT
aud MrsMoses Stirewalt who" HveTvery v industrious 7 one from the Martin W. Littleton defended
HARRY THAW ACQUITTED.
W000CH0PPERS UNION ORGANIZED.
Theelleis la Working , to TCeep-Theia-1 Degenerate Is Still Held. Judge Dowling
? y ? selies and Families Wtnu.; - n eqclre Lnnaci Cosnilsslon
;UpdrKspeoiallnvitation"quitfr a The - second f-trial of 'Harry
numberlofhends - calledupon Thaw Tor the -murder of Stanford
John Shupin iFriday" afternoon .White in June of 1906;catne to "an
(thecbld day) to oganiieinaa end. yesterday fwith verdict of
effort to keep warm, and by work not guiltyiased upon-the defense
ing "hd to-do this, they'cut of insanity. ' -1 - r i " -enough
wood to'" warnv the entire i This verdict, was reached -after
crowd several winters, provided the jury had' deliberated nearly
they all Stay aroundDnelfireplace twenty-four hours." It came after
Not'cohsidering- theweatherbne three weeks of testimony and two
wouldjudge the crowd to be a days of speeches. District Attof-
would iudka - the crowd- to" be a ney Jerome: prosecuted Thaw and
at China Grve. She was IS years
old, and never was one loved more
than she. All who ever knew her
learned to love an admire her. She
is survived by a father and moth
er, five brothers two- sisters and a
host of friends who mourn her
loss . The ' f uneral services took
place last Tuesday at - Ebenezer
Church, Rev. H. A. Trexler offi
ciating -- '-c v
Many farmers in thtsQommnni
ty have not soldrtheir cotton yet.
They are holding for higher prices
which they hope to get in the near
future. " :. -
Wheat in our neighborhood is
looking rather bad, owing to the
George Shupip and Miss Mary
Urooaman wee unitea m ine noiy
bonds of matrimony last Saturday
in the neigborhood of St' John's
church by a magistrate. : Both
were from Mt. Hope church neigh
borhood and well liked by all. Mr.
Shaping purchased his license last
Wednesday and had- not planned
to get married before one, week af
ter the purchase, but it came,, out
in last week's papers that the li
cense had been purchased by the
contracting parties, so he at once
began to plan the' escape. ; So well
were his plans made that there
was no suspicion till it was all
over with. Mr. Shuping is about4
22 years of age while Miss Good
man is only about 16. Rocker and
a host of friends wish them a long
and happy life.
Last Monday January, 27th,
Mr. and Mrs. Tobias Penninger
celebrated the fiftieth year of their
wedlock with a golden wedding.
Their many f riends gathered in
from all sides and made the oc
casion a most pleasant one The
bappy couple received many gifts
which amounted upwards greatly
in value. May many be the years
they have yet to live and happy
may they ber
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Taylor
haee moved from China Grove to
Georee Barker's place, in this
community, where he will farm
this summer. We wish him great
Bold indeed must the humanity
of a Honl be to steal chickens in
daylight, and especially on Sun
day. Sunday, January 26th,
there were two chickens stolen
from John Basmger, who lives
near Rocks Grove . Church, and
from Robert Josey who lives, near
by. The- thieves also stole a pot
to cook them in. Both Mr,
singer and Mr. Josey were awa
from home, and upon returning
home that evening Mr. Basmger
work they did as compared with him. " He made no appeal upon
the number in tha crowd. the nnwritten law humbug, but
At sundown" all hands collected argued straight out insanity and
around the house and a spirit of won. '
good feeling ran through the en- Z.The Thaw case has been the
tire assembly, where and . when most read, ijecause it was the most
the Union' was organked with salacious things of recent crimes.
the following officers and mem
A. W.-Shnjring. Pres; N. M.
Barger, Sec ; P. A. Jackson, Jas.
M. Castor, Julius Castor, Berlin
Castor, . GeoW. Fespernian,' M.
A. Holshouser, Jas: Nance, Jno.
M; Bost, Daniel Jackson, ,Geo. 0.
Fisher3has. TiMillerV Chas. R.
Bostv Martin Shoe, Luther Shive,
Deiby Barger,' ..Paul Deal, Geo.
Troutman, :; Sampson Shuping,
Jno. Stirewalt, . Edward Ritchie,
Jno. ...Bame, - Gib ' Holshouser,
David Barger . and J . Lawson
Kluttz, active members and,
The first atrial lasted three
months, the second scarcely more
than that number of weeks. It
was a record breaker. -- r
As soon as the' jury returned a
verdict of not guilty. Mr. Little
ton jmoved a discliarge. Judge
Dowling refused upon the grounds
that tjiere had been no testimony
that Thaw has been or can be
cured, of his insanity, and. that an
outbreak is liable to occur at any
time. Mr. Littleton will make
another fight for the release of his
client and the prisoner himself
has been known to say that-he
Jacob Holshouser, (92 years old) , would prefer death to commitment
honorary. -..-"-'-..- tohe insane asylum.
After installing officers and The Thaw trial has cost the
initiating .members the meeting familyand the State of New York
was consideredopen and "busi- oombinedhalf a million. Del
ness of the Union" taken, up, phiri M. Delmas, who first defend
Vital topics of the day were; ably ed him, is said to have received a
discussed by th& pfficers and mem- fee ot $100,000 and the mental ex-
bers. and after the possibilities I perts were paia nanasomeiy
TWO SECONDS FOB LUNCH.
One Meal Cait Be Uade of Tablets ef Con
- ' "Vcsfttrttef 'Fool. ' ''?, T
a great many people is; thatlthe
day is fas approaching when the
human race ' will subsist, entirely
on highly? concentrated fpod; the
time occupied inr eating; the daily
Tneals-will be sayed, it xls ; promis
ed," by swallowing essence- and
all Questions of fastidousness f
food wilLbe banished, whila the
dyspepsia arising , from an. ovet-
""ijse De Witt's Xittle . Early ,Ri-
sers, pleasant -jutieiiiSKr - i ney
are asy to take, old -by ' James
v HO WAM ACADEMY
Rowan Academy Feb. S.GeOi
B. Kesler has been quite sick, for
a few days, also-Mrs. CA.-John
son. W hope ..to seo them out
soon again.. -; " , , H -
Ji W.-Miller. has bought anoth
er horse. Guess he means Jto ride
their "services. The young mur
derer is wealthy and the man he
killed was the greatest arohitect
in the United States. It was these
circumstances that made the trial
one of such surpassing interest to
and probabilities for a "presiden
tial candidate" were fully explain
ed by the Secretary and his opin
ion that 4 -Secretary Taf t will ure
get the nomination" carried by a
majority. At tnis 'point an in
terruption occurred when the good everybody
adies of the 'union had the tur- The young degenerate and idiot
key, guinea and good things ready (has spent eighteen months in jail
hey called : "ten oomend eat -V awaiting trial. He rinds a grbat
andVhat they lid can be imagin- deal o smpathy throughout the
" - .- - . . r I'i j it. J -t r.
ed byt thinking of woodchoppers country aau tue euu ui ub m?
eating supper after working hard stops the greatest space killer on
. All A 1 A. MAAI
t.n troAn warm ah aureuu mat
some, - ' "
We ara informed thatsome un-
bulky and hastilyswallowed meal known person : tried to get into
ill finally disappear. c" Wm. J. Cauble's house the 'other
The idea of subsisting entirely night. He did ;not seeany'one
on nothing but tablets of concen- hut heard then! at the door- When
trated food"is of ooune utterly oat he see and her
fellacious as The London Lancet Mit- QMie and mQthe
points out, anoT plainly opposed. Visited at C. A. Johnson's Sun
to sound physiological teaching, day, January, 26th. : : " Ruth, r"
FoJbreakf ast.and for the evening
meal we V must content.' -ourselves
with food served in the
'good old-fashioned way, but - for
lunchthe "quick lunch" of the
busy man the tabloid meal to
consist, of one or two tablets,
washed down by a hasty gulp of
milk or something stronger, is re
ceiving serious consideration.
Such a lunch would not require
more than one or, two seconds for
consumption, whereas thesquick
est of "quick "lunches" of today
cannot be eaten under five minute
There is no. danger that man
kind will ever take entirely to
tabloid foods. Such a dietetio
consummation, The Lancot says,
would probably end in the extinc
tion of the human race by disease
as a seqence of inanition. The
fact the volume of food serves a
definite purpose in the body.
Highly concentrated .foods are
prone to be very irritating to the
digestive organs, and. they also
tend to exhaust the ; secretory
powers of the stomachy
Concentrated meat essence com
taiuing merelj,Ahe extractives of
meat are. for example, the most
the first meeting was a very suc
cessful one as the' entire crowd
"worked well .together' in perfect
harmony and nothing .but th
best feelines was shown in the
band of workers. -
After a few-comments upon the
name and otner mines dv in
SYNOPSIS OF THE PROHIBKION BILL
The Proilslon oftbe Bill on Which the Peo
pie Will Vote in Ua.
The question of piohipition has
hn nracticall v settled!. It Will
it was, moved and car-
Because w make medicine
for them. Westell them - all
about Ayerfs Cherry Pectoral,
an d Jthey p rescri b e it fo
coughs, colds, bronchitis, con
sumption. They trust it. Then
you can affora to trust it.
Ask your own doctor.
The best kind of a teBtimonlal f
"Sold iorover sixty year'
Kade by 3. 0. Ayn Oo I.owU, Xma.
AIM muuAotanra of
W bvr no secret ! W publish
the formalu of all oar medicines.
Ayer's Pills greatly aid the Cherry
Pectoral in breaking up a coldi
EXECUTOR'S H0T1CE. T
Having qualified as executor of
tue last will and testament of
Miss Mary Elizabeth Stallings,
deceased, I hereby give notice to
all her creditors to present their
claims'to me or to my father, Dr;
powerful exciters of gastic secre- J. N. Stallings, my agentJor this
t on tliat We DOSSeSS. DUt WUen purpuaw. uu oj: umure tuo xbu uay
- - m r i m -nr m r - -
..itlnvftlv thev avail ot January, or tnis notice
- rf . will be plead in bar ot tneir re-
uothingm the direction of real covefy. All persons indebted to
nutrition and lead most likely to the deceased will please make pay-
serious waste of tissue ; in a word, ment to said Lr. stallings, wno-is
hereby authorized to ' receipt! or
ROBERT E: STALLINGS,
6t executor of Mary E. Stallings.
be submitted to a vote of the peo-
ried that a meeting beuhad at each pie of the State on the first Thurs
member'sliome at least once or day of next August. Hills to this
until-enougu-woodwas cut for the Lffent were introduced in both
winter and other pressing business branoheB o the Legislature today, but the water must be replaced to
attended to. a ;w fuft Mn.nu.
n rTflAT of nrARident and secre-1
. -. , - 1Ua11 Tnaprlo Tiicllt: Thft Sflnit.fl
r a tit . - t in jiimcDa. i - .
vj J .
When kept within reasonable
limits the bulkness of fooci excites
a healthy stimulus to the muscu
lar fiction of the stomach and di
gestive Organs, - Food must have
so to speak, a physiological bal
ias;tjefore if is acceptable to the
digestibre processes. .
The simplest way of reducing
the bulk of most foods is by de
priving them of - their natural
moisture. Eight pounds of mut
ton or beef would thus be reduced
to two pounds ot dry substance,
of the best possible, quality,' is" the aim of
; vvxjr diLCipiising couon planter. ' Ana
-'itis as easy as rolling down" hill" if you
only .use enough V
r- v i.. -- . . . - . . - -
luw reasou way you cannot do Just as well as Mr.
James M. Swint, of Chipleyj Ga who used 600 lbs. per
sSV 'acre of ViroiniaX'arrUa 1TArtn; v: i.w.i ,
He gathered one and a half bales of cotton r
acre, and there were more bolls yet to open.
This is the experience of hundreds f Mhrr rnffnr.
planters. Gareful preparation of vour soiL and lihrai -
- use of high grade Virginia-Carolina Fertilizers Ml
surely "increase ywyieids per acre." Numerous un.
i prejudiced authorities tell tow ft is done in the new
y trgnua-vxouna j armers- xearHook or Almanac, :
wuim may dc secureutrom your fertu-
m ucaicr,orirom our nearest sales-office, w
micicauug picture oi Mr. Swinfs
cotton will be found in this Year Book;
Viinia-Carolina Chemical Cot
BriBmore, Md. Z
ttemphls, Tean. -
Constaritjy-in use while awakef subjected to the
most exacting work, and the most delicate of any of
the organs of the body, is it any wonder that they
sometimes rebel?- "
If von susDeet that vonr eves are ebelliuK, you
. ... r -
Onlyji Graduate Optician with every needful ap
pliance should be permitted to examine your eyes. A
little mistake may mean a big mistakein time;
We examiner eye's accurately, fit glasses correctly t
and charge for nothing but the glasses . Give db a
trial. ' v
C ORKI A W GREEIM,
SALISBURY, , ? kpmOERi MARION, N. 0.
Jan. 25, 1908.
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a large exteus ueiure iue uient
(an be cooked or eaten. There
are, of course, particular cases
Kin roQ infrmW.ftrl bv Lone, of as. for example, in illness, in
T . ii.TxL- uiu 1 ' which it is necessary that the diet
ireaeiiruu iub uc ghould be -paring in quantity and
MotlCB tO PatrOBS Of Rflral ROBteS. troduced by Dowd, of Mecklen- yet h'ghly nutritious m quality,
. -1 4Ut in Koolfh t.ho non rt rrtifon
' . . I . ... PLIUU U VMV MWW .
On cold mornings n is no easy i Durg. , " (,0U fnnda in nhvaioWicallv ab
matter to rakfea, penny out of the . The bill for State. proniDition gurd, it not mischievous, Wash-
corner of a mail box, and if the nrovides in the first section that ington Herald.
carrier has on gloves, which he ijqUorgv8i1jlii be obtainable 'orhy
Ba-Heenerally aoes, ne must raze, tnese on DrescnnUons from a pnysician f Persons whose diet is
lig Rocluctioii Sale
s Continues to Draw Crowds.
The remarkable interest manifested in this, our 1 Greatest Reduction Sale,
has indeed been very gratifying to know that jjur efforts towards value giving
are appreciated. It makes us more eager than ever to Offer still greater bargains,
and, for the balance of this week, we have arranged some extra Big Bargains.
Many of which we cannot mention in our ads as-the quantity is too small and in
other cases we are getting in goods every ;day which go right on sale. So it will
pay to visit our store during this sale. , " - r
offhand lose some time in attend- from medical depository or d.mg posed of most wholesome foods
ing to the matter., -Tha following I gtore . the physician specifying the are comparatively free from dis- 0
tmm nnatmftSfcAr lfl therefore r"r-- onniTaTlrnt fVlftt. TCinARl axda an A ft ft ortivp mpfita I liT Jinn I
liUlU H u WW -. w I ftlllltllllU 1UU ;ww.W wmww ' - t .tW W1U HIV HVUT V J I
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missed his ehiekens and Mr. Josey 1 timely and should be heeded every-i and liquors may be-made from 1 physically
hiB pot. That night Mr. Josey's
pot was returned and he says he
does not know when it wa-returri-ed
home. They searched .the
woods nearby and found where the
Richfield, N. C, Jan. 2& Post-
master John IU, iarnnarat- oi
Richfield, N. 0., desires to call at-
or fruits raised on
tbfl lands of the makers or other
persons and sold at the place of
manufacture-only in Quantitiws of
nhf. lfiRB than five sallons. the
Thousands of Dollars worth of Shoes
go in this sale at Bargains Prices.
tention o; the practice oi some
n a . v. - - sv .afl no - i-i nil. r. 11111 w oi . i m. . a. r& s n 1111 u mj ' v uw. i
were uuujwcvi. j-w jiaMv - - a . . v
the guilty parties are cing loose coins in iuBir, uu premigeg or any oi iu umu
wheat flake oelery & Hen's Clothing & Hats.
known, and there will probably each time they desire to dispatcn Section 2jteines spmtious, vin
be some action taken. letters instead of supplying them- onS and malt liquors.
Last Friday night near 'the Uelves with postage in advance of . Section 8 prescribes fine or im-
place where the chickens were ts. needs.' -lorisonment-for violation qtro
m- . t I a - -
stolen some mischievous, nair sav- Tu-B praotiCe imposes undue visions of the act.
age person who liKes $o crawi pet- - ,r nn ;Q re. aAnt;on a makes place of deli
ter than the majority, or people, v . v
. . . . !S. r x- I ' f nnaa IVtina f mm . DflSfifl vara nl AAA nf Ruin. ,:
rtaw Ad nn a to nnnona dors on tue uiuvius iuubo . i r'"v"
r- - r tr m I ... ;. ... -. - il i lr :ui
Shapine-KluttZ - Co., telephone and delays them on service i section o ma.e it
line and cut the wire. Khmr routes. ' 1 : - J J procure wine for "religious or sac-
Trexler-Deal-McCanless Co., is The postmasters- therefore ur- ramental services.
... "11 - il XI M. I - . . I,-'..--.'. . ' -.1 .
putting up a saw mm. in taaj ffentlv reauests . that patrons of Section 6 allows commissioners
liope enure neign.poinoca;
L uiui r - i - ... r- . . - .
and keep on hand a. supply of druggist from selling liquors.
handv for the surrounding conn-Ufcamps. consistent with and in ad- Section 7. repeals all laws in
try. We wish them great success J vanoe of their needs, i It is also conflict, and that none of the lo-
with their machinery.. :Lorv deaifable that rural patrons cal and special acts for prohibi-
George Barger, of China Grove, J a in xhftir mil boxes small de-1 tion now in force shall be repealed
has been visiting relatives 0i n rif nn(1 ftr tin in htvr the? result of the elec-
which to place ooins, when neces- tion. . : i -i
aary, in : purchasing supplies of- ?Sotion 8 makes viol atioja of anj
stamps. 1 s . ' v -. . s . r teature oi wo act a uiHueuwauui,
Section -makes the law erxective
f Wa Ttahir ia nrnuu and has I Jannarv. .. 1909. provided the
ww liDii .uiiu wwv w -vm r - tr - .
i -. . i t
is wholesome, nounsning, ana
cleanly. Made from the whole
wheat berry. o
to. cents a package.
For sale by all Grocers
community quite recently.
Well, if it would happen to all
as it did to two of -our citizens.
there wonld be no use of prohibi
tiou. They purchased half a gal
lon of whiskev and upon drinking
a little of it found that among its
contents were a dead mouse and a
dead bue. V;
FOR SUPERIOR VEGE
TABLES &- FLOWERS. :
,ati worried and worn out you wjll majority of votes cast are
find that a little Casoasweet. the ,against manufacture and sale of
We learn that Mrs Paul Millet well known remedy for.babies and intoxicatingpiqu v. ; .;
has been very sick" for the past children,' will quiet tfie little one I Section 1U, thavtne election
week. We wish to her i a speedy . l .KnHi Ltinie: ' The inzredients shall be held on. Tuesday May
recovery j .T nrinted nlaiaW on tte bottle.J6th next details the maohin-
moved bacfci . - 'rAtt , w Ur
Calvin Pethel has
Our -business, both in Garcl en
and Farm. Seeds, is one of the
largest in this country, a rgBult
due to the fact that , ? : -
iU Quality is always bur Jl
O iirsi consiaerauon. (
" We are headquarters. for
r Grass and Clover Seeds, Seed
i Oats, Seed Potatoes, Cow
: ; r1eas, Sola Beans and ; .
5 1 other Farm Seeds.;
Wood's Descriptive Catalogue
49 the best and most practical of seed
: - catalogues. An tip-to-date and te-.
'Men's 98c Hats, Special at. . . . 496
Men's $1 25 Hats, New Shafat. . . ... Q8c
Men's $148 Hats, Newest Shapes at $1 19
Big lot of men's odd Pants, worth $1 25
and $1 50, sale pricfj. . .'.v. . . .
Men's $2 00 fine Pants at. . . , . . ,
. ; Men's $2 50 Pants at. . . . . ........
Men's 50c Overalls at.. . . . .. ....
Men's 85c Overalls at.. ...... .. .
Boys' knee Pants at. . , .
- Men's $4,00 and $500 Suits at. . .
.' Men's $7. 50 suits at . . . . .
: Men's fine Suits, made square'or ronnd,
Cut extra nice, $10 00 Suits. Pipe-
" Clftl fljk itrffm m -i . t e' 'T -)st
Men's $12 50 and $13 50 u its at. :. . -9 99
Men's $15 00 and $160 Suits at. . " 1149
We are expecting to have pme extra .'q
gooda Gingham by the last "of the week T O
Worth He and 8c in shorts, will be on
Sale at 4c and 5c-
Don't forget the fact that by "vots
ing" (or dropping your name in a box)
in the Dry- Groods side., you stand a
chance of getting a nice Prize Free.
12V Bleachingat 9c.
or, the balance of this Sale we
Will sell Hill's Bleaching which is
worth 12ic. . : :
- Sale Price 9o
.:. 1 i I
This Sale continues all this weekend tliis is an oppor-
O; ; tuhity to buy your everyday needs at ; greatlRefluced
X Prices. " , - . "' . . : " ;.. v.-.'iL"- i:::.
cosraieea-amnonty on ail warden I - . M . f H i ilk U : ? I rII II iIIV