The fruit crop of our communi
ty is more plentifulOthan was ex
pected .,by many. "" There : will
probably be two-thirds of a-, crop.
J. B. Park had arunaway quite
recently, which 'resulted in .the
horse get&gkUn , the barb-wire
fence jj$ng cut at several
plaoea, but not seriously. "
Little William, on 0f " P. A.
Miller, met with s; painful acci
dent a few days ago whilef cutting
feed. His ' hasdjl!ipped from
where he was holding and went
; --Iwtween the two cog-wheels which
resulted in the , iashing "oOwo
fingers so badly iihat it .was neces
sary to amputate. them
The ptple of our community
are ' through planting corn and
cotton with the exception of a few
who have cottonjyet to plant.
Farmers are well along with
their work. Almost all are through
Wheat and oats are looking very
We- had quite a frost Friday
morning, and a little ice.
T he people are talking election
considerably for the last week or
two. There seems -to be more
"wet" people in the county than
is generally supposed to be.
Should all the denominations
Btand as Btrong as the Reformed
Church," the lwet" fellows will
have a tough time in North Caro
lina bo many are afraid they will
get sick and have to pay so much
for a little medicine. ,
It is hoped the leading physi
cians of North Carolina will ad
dress the people all over the State
so that the Wetland the "dry"
may know the good and the bad
effects of alcohol upon the blood,
brain, circulation.digestion, heart,
muscles, nervous system, stomach,
A W; hlpipgia baring lum
ber tawed to build a dwelling at
weather along now and some
Hope it will soon'oontinue warm
bo the garden truck wiU grow. :
is?: JBLO. Shaver, of Morgan. Town-
ahipTis hauling 'lumber.io
erected. That is right, Mr. Shaver,
help make the town larger, -f ?
f Silisbrry cotton mill is till
ranging four dayi a week, but will
stopf or a week or more in June.
; There waTa crowd of men from
Factory; Hill -who went fishing
-Friday night with great success;
There was a young man from
Motgaa Towiisbip who came to
Salisbury the other day. He said
The came after a sack of licenses.
Guess if that is the case.there will
be some more weddings down in
' Jesse Harkey, wif e and daughter,
from Pina Woods, visited his jion
John Harkey, Saturday and Sun
day. . y . Will Tayjor has moved into his
new residence on Avenue SW He
has plenty of room now.
Misses Minnie Leach and Mag
gie Nail recently made a trip to
. Raleigh to represent the Daught
ers of Liberty.
Mr. and Mrs. Leach near here
are sick at this writing.
There was a temperance address
Sunday evening at 4 p, m. to men
only, delivered by Rer J. G.
Adams, of Texas ; also Sunday
night by the same man. Both
were good speeches, "
The people are waiting-patiently
for Rev. Stuart to tell.themsome
thing good on the line of prohibi
tion. - : :
fir; John Riha, of Vining, la.,
8ays, "I 'have been selling De
Wtts Kidney and Bladder Pills
for about a . yearajidlihey give
.better satisfaction than any pill I
have ever sold. There arelados
en people here who have used them
and they give perfect satisfaction
in every case. - I have used - them
. myself with fine results." Sold
by, James Plummer and all drug
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May 2. The Woodieat mgn
School closed its first session last
night with an up-to-date enter-k
ofT - two W.
a ' -l -m.
ow pursuuB proBuuu. .... iuo wuw i
has had one- the most success
ful terms ever taught here. The
committee extend their thanks
to the teachers, GVB. Wetmore,
N. 'N. Flamincr. Misses Emma 1
Erwxn and Fannie Bost,
The people of this district were
so carried away with the High
School'that ihey voted a special
tax iii order to run the school
more successfully that was voted
down less than a year agblR. E. Neighbourand A. H. Pice
by a good maiority.
r-. m , . Aj.iple: the ralmerville JJraas Band
Last Tuesday wnile all were out .
at work the house of H. Fides was I
anlanH hv snniA nnvnnwn nftTHDll I
,; wa tr.
MT,wftH rhiit thAvwftirfefld- hilt
they found only $8.50, whic they
camea away i
April zytn. several auiomo- j
uum wo nm8 uu .bo """"sometime ago about tne young
since we have good roads.- There Qranite Quarry merchant, using
were two Here today, tne one irom
Salisnury conwinea inos. xi,
1 Thos. H.
Ulineot v. waiiace oons,
M - m w 1 1 0 rt 1T.T
F. Sides, of the Sides Motor. Car
wade Raskin, of the Rankin
Grocery Co., and K.-Gerald Wer-
ner. of New York city. The oth-
er automobile was from Granite
Quarry and belonged to Dr. Peel-
er. lie was accompaniea oy
. . J I
Pu1ar Tl(LniA Ho., shinned a
1 V rrniti to DimviileJ
.,. Ki- mVt Hvrl
loads shipped there by this irm
in the past few months.
Three wagons loaded with a fine
grade of cemetery curoing w
men ana toois are gone w
v . 1 4.-. lL.
chureh south ol unma urove ior
Peeler Bame & Co., to place the
work in place there. This is a
oupUcate of tne Kuit s jod recent-
'r a uaeswiu. aui w
tery in. eaJMDnry. ;v
J. M. Wyatt has moved to Faith
where he wiULb? near his granite
work this summef
liy-mama- mm iv .luavTnn ni VinnniH. I
-s . Tr?
KaUonal organizer .and lecturer
(or the Women's Christian Tem-
perance Union, lectured to a large
audience at the reformed church
Kam Vridav niffhtland organized
W. fl:T- n; with 110 members.
V xneiouowinir oia?CT wo wiou
President. Mrs. Bihder : Corre
spending See., Misa Pearle Lin-
-gle ; Bee. Sec., Miss Mary N. Peel-
try Treas., Mrs. r. A. reeier.
tfn i rr
church Mrs. Ellen McCombs,, of
viaiii vRo wasn't a decent place for
t j v
Miss Bertie Mae and Pearle
Peeler have returned home from
their grandfathers, Bev. a 'inland' to stop them from selling
Brown after a week's visit.
Mr. and Mrs. R, L. Brown are
Peeler this week.
Mrs. A. L. V. Fisher is unable
to be out of bed at present.
rWSBarger; Jim Nance, Arch
the granite quarry there on -a big
building job. "
- Peeler Bame Fisher & Co., have
just Jbeen awarded the big contract
of-street curbing by the city of
Newborn, N. 0. This is one-of the
largest contracts that has ever
come to Faith and means many
thousands of dollars for -her citi
zens and a summer's job for a
large force of workmen. . Rowan
county granite carries the day
wherever it becomes known over
all other granites in the South.:
We heard three fine temperance
addresser Sunday . at Granite
Quarry one at Shiloh church ' by
Mrs. Newton, and two in the af
ternoon at the school house by
Bismark Capps Esq., and Hon. A.
H. Price. . There, were-L a large
number : of people present,' and
these addresses did muoh-good for
the temperance cause. - -
are small, 'safe; sure and gentle
little pills." Sold by James Plum
per and all druggists,
- tOWEft ROWAMJ ::"r
Mrs.' J. G. Arey, who has ' been
$ickf or sometime; is in a critical
condition, we are sorry to. say.'
There will be 1 big prohibition
..11. -A T;t;c ' Qtk tka r
speakers are Revs. C.yJ. Black
and q w. Belk. All are invit-
ed to come,.both L" wet andT dry."
io- Sflaver has parohased.a
new top buggy. - Guess he aims to
r. , -
Rev. James Wilson will v speak
on the important Bubject of Pro
hibition,at ZionM. Ev Church,'
May lUtn, at 11 a. m. All are
invited to come and hear him. -
There will be a grand, prohibi
tiou rally at ' Morgan's Cross
Roads, near (Dorinth Baptist
church, in Morgan Township, on
May 17th. We are expecting Rev
jof Salisbury, to address the peo
. ... ,
'111' All are cordially invited to
... j U!. -J
f 6 "j10 be loBe
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;A ril 27 1908. We mentioned
the Kraphophone to make love to
nii -mu m feeline sure the
reader8 of the Watchman would
hike -to hear the results, we in
qnired of him how the score stood.
He said he was not oreoared to
make a statement, but added that
ErneBt wanted to try his luck with
I - .
, , - .
Mrs. Annie L. Kluttz spent last
I week in this community.
The batle roJal ia beil K waged
against the saloons anld. soon the
hfj8 in8 on thebreese.
mU Au j j 4.
The crv of the widow and the or
Lhan haa been -onnded. the old
Ando-Saxon blood . is roused.
and now whiskey has been brought
to t brink of inevitable ruin.
Men open ta conviction have long
8inCe seen the error of their wav
and are now fighting the evU.
Some'men say it wUl only x&Aej
bad matter: worse to have prohibi
tion. Is there anyone who is so
1 debatiched thathe actually be-
1 lieves the liquor business in Rowan
I can do . anv
can be any worse?
Lei' us all
ftrat in d ndVlo the right.
J . ..: UBEnnXROADS. .
The new rural mail ronte
r..w.Ji - ni xr-. oa
j xj, route makes Itmord convefi-
Uent for tjie people around St.
Matthews o get their mail. J
The farmers are verV'busy thisX4idiesr Patent Leather Ox
fine weather plowing their edrnr
Last week there were abWut four
loads of whiskey, passed down this
and . mile east of the Cross
women to pass, as two jof. the men
were liyng drunk within sr. few
feet of theroad. Reader, don't
we need profiibitionfor such.men.
liquor and making drunkards of
sure to get it on the 26th -of May
as for this community, there are
tral" people ih it, and a maiority
,Th sto passed hrdugh this
vicmitv last' SnndavMand"? let
Adam Jackson aii smiles, its a
A crowd of boys were standing
in the road lasf Saturday night
when a dog ran up to them and
all jumped behind John Jackson
and left him to be their shield,
but Mr. Jackson soon had' the dog
on the flight and nothing serious
happened more than Jfehe boyB
were badly frightened. Billy.
A great many "people imagine
they have heart trouble when the
fact is that therwhole trouble lieB
in. the stomachs Thepains in the
side around:, the . region of the
heart are not necessarily heart
trouble, we suggest tnat you-i
start with the stomach and when
ever you feel a depression ' after
eating or wheneyer - your food
seems to nauseate take Eodol. It
will not be very long until all
these "heart pains'! will disap
pear;' Take Kodol now and until L
you; know you ; are right ! agaih.
There un't any doubt about what
it will do and you will find tne
truth of this; statement verified
after you have -used iKodol for "a
few Weeks. It is sold -here by
James Plummer and all druggists.
r n n cR-H n rn fenri r?
Will be Given away at
- Owing to scarcity of
same concluded to close out all the merchandise -on hand to give me a better chance
' . - -in ja i.
to remodel my store room and meet the demand of my creditors who are pressing me
for the settlement of their accounts. I cut 11 previous prices for I mean to remove
. n . - m
tne gOOUo at any Biiuriiiuu, 1 cgtii uicaa ui
Men's Hats, all colors and
shapes, 75o and 50o value,
to go at 10c
Men's Felt Hats, $1.50 value
Men's Hats, $1.25 value, at 85c
"lir i-t ner t i.
rs. uaps, 000 vaiae, s
60c :4 40c
Boys' Cans, 85o value, at. . . .18c
Bovs' Hats. 50c value, at.r..3Uc
$ l.wi " ye
iiadiesShoBf, $1.75. cut to $1.34
- - 1.95. " 155
H -Vik 2.40. ' 1.75
-2.00; " J.40
Ladies' lojr cut Oif ords $1.00
Ladies'.low cut Oxfords $1.50
Ladies lowvcut Oxfords $1,25
Ladiea'Tai low cut Oxfords
an. low cut Oxfords
$X.SCsyaltie. $1 60
LadieswFent Leather Ox?
fodS. $8.00 value. . $2.20
forasi fuu value.. fi.zo
BoVs-Iow cut Shees, Patent
. feather;. $2. 50 value at. . .$1.75
Ladies' Silk Hat, $3.00 value, at
18.00 value at $5.00. Bui
ai40o each or $2.40 per
Hundreds of items that we" cannot me11
J IS a high time for
mis pager wiui ) yu
kinds feed fojsanyone that wants to buy
. . Fftfe will be returned to eVerV0ne Who COmeS from the adiofninor Rfatlnns. rm.
bartment Store, l ares will be paid to
tits ?s . .
K0cwml;JN. CM Misenheimdr feprmffs, JN, U,
Cdjne and get a free
In addition to these
FIRST PRIZE Quarter Sawed Oak Bureau with 20x4(Unch Bevel Glass, for the largest purchaser for cash during this sale.
SECOND PRIZE One Eight Day Clock, 17 inches high, for the second largest buyer for cash. - ,
THIRD' PRIZE One Nice Parlor Lamp, for the third largtst buyer for cash. - .:
I will, also to encourage my customer! and friends who owe me,ihat if they pay their account, I will include same as a cash ourchase.
v 'READ CAREFULLY Every time you buy anything from, me I will give a coupon and the one who hashe largest number of
coupons at jae.end of 19 days from the beginning of this sale will get the first prize, which is the above described bureau.
. . The.rt largest xnumber gets the second "prized . , -
The otlB who has the third largest number gets the third prize, which is the parlor lamp.' - ;
- Now jf you want to secure the best bargains you ever bTeardf come to our store and attend this sale, It is a wonderfnl thing for you
to do. If y tit want tS" see the prizes you can come and see same at our store and be convinced. We do this to show the public and our
friends and customers that we appreciate their business - It isasavihe for vou even if von do not ice the nri7- Bnt. if vnn tar Vniill rofc
the biautifutpmes FREE.:-. -'
i nis si le wui oegm on upn
p. m., everystomer snouia Dng
N. C., ollltti SabuiTCoadra
room in my present
Infants' white, -brown and
black Kid -shoes,. . . ... . .... 19o
Men's Shoes, $3.50 value, at $2.90
Men's Patent LeathefOxfords, '
$3 50 value, crushed to. . . $2.95
Men's Patent Leather Oxfords,
$3.00 value, crushed to. . .$1.90
Men's Gun Metal Shoes, $3 25
valae, to go at $2.80
Ladies' $135 Shoes at. ..... . 90o
Ladies $1.50 Shoes at. $1.20
Men's $4.00 Shoes at 2.98
MiBses' Oxfords, low cut, $1. 10
value, at. . . . s . . .... 70c
Misses' Oxfords, 60c value. . . 40o
Men's Pants, $1.20 value, cut
far below cost. ........... 49c
Men's Pants, $1.40 value, cut
Men's Pants, $2.75 value, cut
men s ran, vaia, OD ,
Men's Pants, $2.00 value, cut
Men's Pants, $2.95 value, cut -to..
Men's All Wool Serge Pants,
(summer weight) $3,00
value, at .... .....".$1.98
Men's Pants, $2 00 value, at. $1.29
Men's Pants, $2.35 value, at. $1.85
Men's Pants, $3.75 vahie, at.$3.00
Men's Suits, $16 value, at. : $9.00
$2.10. Ladies' Hat, $2. 75 value at
Bureau, 20x40 bevel edge glass, $17.50
set. Three-piece oak set containing
dresser witn bevel edge glass to go at $15.70.
we guarantee all prices to be lower than any other merchant asks for
you to come and buy these wonderful bargains. We want to raise
auu uu) uitr-iteiiis uiuutiuueu at tne prices quoiea. y e nave ail
uuc uuvo at lcaat f iu.vu wuriii ui guuus liuui uiy complete JJe-
- " '
ride on this beautiful day. I will guarantee f atisfaction to all.
low prices, I have coucluded to giv to tho public
uay oi at v o oiook a. m. ana
ms.oonpouB aua Bne.winnerfcwui
the Ending of
large store, and as I
Men's Overalls, 50o value, at 39c
" .- $1.00 " 85o
" 1-25 1 89c
Calico, Bi, 4, 4, 5", 60 per yard.
Coat's Spool Cotton Thread, 4cn
Men's working Shirts, 50o value,
at .. 83c
Men's Sunday Shirts, 50c val
ne, to go at. 89c
Men's Sunday Shirts, $1.00
value, to go at. ........ . . . 78c
Anything in men's furnishings
at a reduction in pricey MhM
White Lawn, 9o value at ... . 7c
White Lawn, iOo value, at . . . 8c
White Lawn, 12c value, at. . . IOo
Fancy Lawn at, .4 and 80
Shirt Waist Patterns, "$2.00
value, to go at . $1 .25
Ladies' Black Hose, IOo value
, WbitQ Bed QuiUg $1 m valne ,
to go at.. 69c
White Quilts, $1.25 value, at 80c
, $1.50 -M $1.20
Children's Heavy Half Hose,
IOo value, to go at .7o
Ladies' Silk Hats, $2 .75 value
reduced to. 75c
Men's Suits $8.00 value, cut
Men's Suits, $10.00 value, cut
to. ... ...$6.50
Men's Suits. $5 00 value, at $3.75
$1.98. Ladies Hat, $1 50 value at
value at $9$0. - $2.50 Rockers at $1,85. Rattan Bottom Chairs,
one 70-inch bed, one bureau with
tion at the same low
same at the lowest prices possible
tbe followmar stations:
Kichneld, JS. C. and New London. N. O.
continue tor iv aays. un tne 51st
get tbe prizes, no prizes will be awarded .after the above date
want to remodel the
.. .. ..
Men's Black Worsted Suits,
$10.00 value, at $5.75
Youth's Suits, $6.00 value at $4 00
Youth's Suits, $3 75 value at $2 29
Youth's Suits, $8.00 value at $5.50
Boy's Pants, sizes 10 to 14
years, per pair 20c
Children's Suits, all sizes,
$1 89 value, cut price. ..... 98c
25c value, at 19o
Canned -Corn - ai. V 6 and 7c
Brown Mule Tobacco at 7fo
Some of all kinds at .3c
Good Luck B. Powder lb.7 and3o
Cedar Water Pails 25c
value, at , .
All kinds of .5 and 3c Soap.. .
The best coffee mill made. . . .
Six Glass Tumblers at. . . ....
Tea Cups and Sauoers, 50c
value, per set. ,
Fancy T3a Cups and. Saucers,
75c value, at 58c
The best 85c Broom 20c
The best 25c Broom . .... 19o
Horse Collars, $1.75 value.. $1 89
" 1.39 " .. 1.10
. J .00
Corn Meal, guaranteed the
best made, bushel 81c
Butter Dishes at 7c
Oliver Chilled Plows at lower
Drices than anvwhere.
986. Bureau. Quarter sawed oak.
large bevel glass, one nice '
prices as above. It
Grant Ouarrv. N: CI.
day of May, 1908, at 8 o'clock,
One mile west of-Gold Hii