BASINGER'S FROG POND.
Oct. 6 -There was a killing
fr.saf, SinHav morniuff. much dam
age being done to late corn and
Corn gathering and cotton pick
ing is in full ' last just now.
There is much rotten corn and
good seed will be scarce.
Roby Hill was down our way
Satuiday night. We think he is
making arrangements to get a
-Thaddeus Eardhardt was up at
Liberty Sunday evening and visit
ed Miss .Lucy Lentz Sunday night.
Luther Eagle and Theo. Trexler
visited his aunt at Mr. Pooler's
John Arey and Misa Cody were
welcome visitors at Mr. Tyack's
Zeb Trexler and Justin Heiland
came home to see their kinsfolks
on last Friday and returned to
Mt. Pleasant Sunday evening.
James W. Morgan has a 2x4
griu on he has a girl staying with
There will be a show at Gold
Hill next Thursday and there is
much talk among the small boys
of going to see the' elephant and
The new school house at Tyack
town is nearly done and we are
sure glad. It seems that a few of
the patrons did rot do as they
promised. They did little work
and paid less, but all that glitters
is not gold.
C. H. Cowles will speak at Ty
ack's store next Wednesday at 2
o'clock. We will bet a chew of
tobacco that there will not be a
"dozen out to hear him.
Geo. Ribelin has gone to work
at his father's sawmill near Cleve
land but will come home to man-
GRAHAM X ROADS.
Oct. 3. We have been having
some dry weather, but last Sun
day and Sundaay night we ,had as
fine a poor man's rain as I ever
saw. Trie ground is in fine fix to
sow wheat now.
Farmers are well up with
their farm work and picking
cotton is the order noir. Cotton
wilT be on an average one-third
L. W. Lingle and family at
tended4he funeral of Mrs. Barn
hardt, of near China Grove, last
Rev. B. S. Brown preached a
most excellent sermon at Salem
Miss Carrie Lingle, Gnoley
Wise and Floyd Lingle are all at
school at Mt. Pleasant, N. C,
Master Gilmer Bost is attend
ing school at Hickory, N, C.
M. J. Bost is somewhat under
the weather with a sore leg.
The little son of Luna Wise
came near being scalded to
LIBERTY X ROADS.
Gold Hill, N. C, Route No. 1,
Oct. 5. The farmers of this sec
tion are very busy long now pre
paring to bow wheat and oats and
pickiLg their cotton.
Politics are gettibg warm
around here and is expected to
get warmer this week as we are to
have some political speakiDgs
around in our township. All
other kind of ticks have . taken
winter., quarters except "polly
ticks" and they will not take
winter quarters till November.
Messrs. James and O. N. Mor
gan have painted their houses
which greatly helps their appear
ance. Messrs. Zebulon Trexler and
Justin Heiland were at home
from Mt. Pleasant last Saturday
aud Sunday. Miss Emma Arey
also was at home from Crescent.
Roby Hill visited down on
Panther creek last Saturday.
We think he will soon cage his
Corn huskings are now in order
and Billy is thinking of doing
better now for a while.
John Trexler & Sons are now
ginning cotton on every Thursday,
They are doing good work.
The new school house has been
A 22-Year-Old Rattler and a 12 Pound
Oct. 3. The people in and
around here are all in good health
since they have gotten a phone.
Wo can;t hear- anything down
here except dogs running through
the woods at night and politics.
T ie little son of Lo Te Miller,
Jr., has been very low with diphth
eria, but is somewhat better now.
C. W. Arey killed the largest
rattle snake, the other day, that
has ever been seen in this place.
It measured 18 feet and had 22
rattles. Now can you beat that?
If you can trot in your snake.
The little son of W. C. Morgan
is able to be out again.
J. B. Shaver has dug 48 bushels
of peanuts and I e says it won't be
enough to do him. Hal Hal
Southerner and Trotter went
o possum Hunting tne otner nignt
and caught seven. The largest
one weighed 12 pounds.
death, while eoinsr from town last
week, by upsetting a barrel of completed and the boys and girls
boiling-hot still slop on the little a to meet there next Saturday
- I. 1 1 J A.
fellow. atternoon ana ciean ana put
fhinas in order menartorv for
iurs. n. uress ana cnuaren, i , , ...
ot Uhestnut Hill, are visiting her
acre his deDartment in
show at Gold Hill on the 8th.
A. T. Kluttz is eick with the
mumps at this writing.
It seems that the 'phone busi
ness has died out. John.
father at Salem this week.
The Democrats had a speaking
at Salem school house on thej
night of the 29th, but had only a
Farmers hae their barns well
filled with roughness.
How many people are going to
vote for the prohibition candidate
for president, who took snoh a
hand in the election May. Quite
1 - 1 1 1 l A 1 1 1 1
anumoersaia tnat me nm was dre9jJ tho WQund and tQ 8top the
not prohibition in the highest UjIqq
sense but was a step to wipe it
out entirely. It is now up to the
bovs to vote for the national can
didate and wipe it out entirely. Sunday.
Now is the time to show your We are expecting to report some
colors. Suppose the women and weddings 60on as all indications
children congregate around the are good
oaiiot ooxes ana sing songs oi tne with begt wi8neg to The
Keaeemer ana his love, now WiTPmi and it hannv hand of
John G. Moose, our U. S. mail
carrier, passes here in the morn
ing now instead of the afternoon.
There was services at Liberty
last Sunday by the pastor.
C, F. Morgan was fearfully cut
the other day while chopping.
Mr. Morgan and John Harkey
was chopping and Mr. Harkey's
axe glanced the wood and struck
Mr. Morgan's leg almost cutting
it cff. Dr. Bowers was called to
Rev. and Mrs. C. K. Heiland
visited at Geo. A. Trexler's last
manv will ao it. vja, consis-
tency, thou art a lake. jack.
Oct. 5. The weather has been
very favorable for farmers to pick QQLH HILL.
uiir uuubuu uu Kii iuxi . 0ct TtiB aavertiging wag
Corn shuckings will be in full on of the Yadkin Valley Fair vis
bloom this week. ited our town last week and posted
No wheat has yet been sowed wme small bills in regard to the
but farmers are making fast prep- take place.BVfialwbnry on
arations to get ready.
George Sifford has recovered
from malarial fever and chills
and was visiting some of his
friends at Rockwell yesterday.
October 20th to 23rd
James Carter, of Granite Quar
. r - x-v a r i -T
ry, ana ansa iaisy maniu, ui
Oct. 5. Carrie -Park has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Hi. A
Goodman, in Salisbury, this week.
Bro. Lee has traded for a nice
B. C. Trexler is very low with
Samuel Trexler, of Salislury,
is spending a few days at home.
Clarence Brown has been haul
i .. i-i
ine saw logs. vueas
he meai s
P. C. J. Barger has a pear that
The meeting at the Baptist weighs 2 pounds. Who can beat
Frost visited Gold Knob
Gold Hill, were married at Granite
Quarry last Tuesday evening, Rev.
TWbftiv t.f the Methodist church.
Harvey Kluttz and Miss Mary ffi . .
Shinn paia a nying visit in our
t.nwn last, SnndftV.
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I h n tc n nprp ht.i I I f.oiiTii 11 uhb. ivcvd
Some of our bovs has been going c ua ,r,rU,l I Jack
o'oossum hunting and report good , . - last weeK.
""""'""J v " ' ThrA will be communion eer
having preached two sermons each t gt peter'8 on the third
Hastily P. A. Jackson is re- day to fairly good-size congrega- Sunday of October at 11 o'clock.
building his house that burned tions. . The farmers are making prepar
f rxrr r omo time a err. . .... . ations to sow wheat ana some
: have done sowed oats
brother uioa nopper is cutting 8miie since tne arrival 01 ud peeler and gigter visited
the buck for South Rowan. L.et nast Wednesday. Ut. O M. Holscoueer s last Satur
the good work go on, brother. Messrs. Shankle and Procter day night aud Sunday
W. H. Earnhardt raised a addressed the club at the school
nnmnVin thin vfiar that weished honae last Fridav nieht. Both
40 pounds. Hurrah for him.
Adolphus Caster and family
was visiting near Organ Church
J. R. Stadiar has raised an
enormous amount oi pumpkins
speakers were given splendid at
tention and were freely applauded.
Several of the boys who have
been employed at the Eddlemire
mine in Yadkin county are at
home the mine having closed Heartburn, and Indigestion as real dje7
uume " " hv are BvmDtoms only of a certain specific
. . . I An., Thfl nUmn mill, however. Nerve slclmeES notnmg else. . .
thiB year and propose to turnishr"""' . ; . itwas this ?fetwiMoop
i viy-vi- r - r- TXT rrriiin 11 n i in rna nrH.T,uiii 11 hius.ii miw tci t uuuuieii ii jiiims-
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Hotse Falls in a Ditch.
-Saturday night Charles Stewart,
who lives near town, had a narrow
escape from serious injury. He
was driving down Inness street on
his way home when his horse fell
in a ditch which had been digged
preparatory to laying water or gas
pipes. Mr. tewart's vehicle was
partially wrecked, but he fortun
ately escaped any painful or
serious injuries. Why was not a
warning of some sort placed in
order to guard against possible
danger to the public?
Several people from here 4?ent
Notice to Creditors:
Ml persons having claims against
nil y- tt i r: i -
to Sneiieer ani Union rhnrph tn l'1111 v. ientz, late aeceasea, are
to apencer ana u nion cnurcn to hereby notified to resent them to the
attend the funeral and burial ser- undersigned executtrix of the last will
' t t rp nuki ,J and testament of the said Ellen O.
aB x . . '.uuuuw, Lentz. on or before the 4th dav of Sen-
was killed at Spencer when thai tember, 1909, or, else, be barred from
powder house got blown up there Sj."8 distribution of the
Thursday night. There was a very This 1st day of September, 1908.
laree concourse of neODle at Unijn ? , Roxik Alice West,
i i .i. ah m.ir i t I executrix.
enurcn, ine uaa x eiiows, or wnicn Barton Uraige, attorney. x 9-2 6t
lodge he was a member, turning
out in a body.
Oct. 5. Everything down this
way is moving along in a 2x4 trot.
Farmers are gathering their
rops; schoolboys digging in the
uuknown4 muds of leamiDg, and
politicians beating the air every
where. At every crosB-roads gro-
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eery store can De seen tnese 'an
cient sons of rest" whittling on
goods boxes as they recall the ca-
amity of '73 and knowingly argue
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panic, tree silver, iree traae ana
iee scup. Everywhere is heard
the din and crash as these hot-air
politicians charge every nook and
corner to lead aright some poor
down-trodden and misguided sin
ner. Some say Taft is the man,
others say the Lord intended for
Bryan to be president, else he
wouldn't let him run so much.
Some say Taft isn't a Methodist
he won't do; others say a man s
religious belief shall not debar
him from office, and what do we
say? Well, the Lord only knows
but what we would like to say is
this: "Give us this day our daily
Sirs, would you believe It? Capt
Dipk Hackett came here and spoke
last w jek. He got up and shook
one le? and then the other, knock
ed one fiat around himself and
finally hit the other and after
seeing that his hair was straight
said. "Ladies aud gentlemen."
He then pouuded and propounded
th issues of the day. Alter
short speech of only two aud one-
hoursalf hours he concluded in
the same way. Considering from
a standpoint of length it was must
excellent. There will by other
speeches hereinabouts soon and
wo hope to give an acctmut in de
tail just as we have dome this one
Jas. Bliuker want fishing last
week and got one foot wet.
The weather made a sudden
change for cool last weok.
una s?e mr a ea
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Prices quoted on request
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The Southern standard of super
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Had a Glose Call.
Mrs. Ada L, Croom, the widely
known proprietor of the Croom
Hotel, Vaughn, Misg., says : "For
several mouths I suffered with a
severe cough, and consumption
seemed to have its grip on me,
when a friend recommended Dr.
King's New Discovery. I began
taking it, and three bottles affect
ed a complete cure." The fame
of this life saving cough and cold
remedy, and lung and throat heal
er is wotld wide. Sold at all drug
stores. 50c. and $1.00. Trial bot
Stomach trouble Is but ft fymptom of. and not
fa itself a true disease. We think of Dyspepsia,
L , 4. n Via I is in operation and will grind up
pumpkins to make pie to all the r3 , , . . ,
1 L i. tuf Vina haan minon.
the ore that has been mined.
"s . Mike.
PamarlT Dr. ShooD'a Restorative.
to the stomach nerves, alone brought that success
and favor to nr. snoop ana ms tiemorawve. t iwi
out that original and highly vital principle, no
Buch lasting accomplishmjents were ever to be had.
For Btomacn aistress, Dioaunv, uniouiueas, unu
ireath and tallow complexion, try Dr. Shoop's
lutimtiT.-TaWcti or Lianid nd sea for your
self what it can and will do. W sell and cheer-
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boys and girls that get mar
ried at Christmas. Pretty rea-
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Ti'ronV SifFnrd Tfttnrned home
j. i . . j
last Saturday evening from Win- Uiiariey onerwooa.wnu . j-.
ston-Salem, where he has been at above town, was severely bitten by
work for the North State Tele- his beagle hound last Wednesday.
phone Co. for about three months. It wa9 a pet &ni had been
He says he is going to wotk on . , geveral days When he
tne iarm iur awuno nuv uu . nnrna mnv ha
i whi rr i yKU nuiiiu uina w . v
later will probably go to school , ... .. ;
verelv on both sides of the chin
Mrs. J, F. Parks was visiting and alsjo on the knee. He killed Flour: Perfection and straight ;
i fw f. PftfAr's nfliffh-ku. 1 v,t v.Q haoA Bran, .beed, Meai: nop, iorn,
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- TTvnT.u: Ttttt! L :. u " .wn. wnest. ana uaw muua wgouiBi.
i - i n 1 1 r i n it um;o . j.iivvja
Iped to Raleigh tothe Pasteur In
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A Heailnj rainilj. Istitute, Mr. onerwooa going gaiso. ; wkjt
, tj Jno fVtinV t.Via Ana wool I lw I M I I U
rnr TOv,nlfl fnmi v has enioved BUUCB e I , I m
mad. but was irritated by being Mmu
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Dr. KiDg's JNew L.ite mis, mree jmpnsonea. rnis opinion is aiso
years ago," says L.. A. isartietCj oi Bhared by ethers. Mr. Sherwood
Rural Route 1, Guilford, Maine. . Tamain in Rfl,fiiffh till an ex
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in a gentle way that does you good.
122 N. Main St, Ph6ne 305.
Now is the time to have, your teeth
looked after, this fall may be too late
All work guaranteed.
Pursuant to the provisions contained
in a Mortgage Trust Deed Registered
in Book No. 18, page 382, made by
William Austin and Hattie Austin for
the protection and benefit of the under
signed, on the 7th day of Feby, 1901,
default having been made in the pay
ment of this debt, which said Mortgage
was given to secure, the undersigned
will sell at public sale lor cash, at the
court house Uoor in Salisbury
on the 19th day of October next,
the following property : Beginning at a
stake, G. W. Winecoff's and J. F. Park's
corner, thence with G. W. Winecoff's
and J. F. Park's line deg E 6 chs
to a stake, C. W. Winecoff's corner in
J. F. Park's line ; thence with G. W.
Winecoff's and J. W. Parks' line S. 71
deg E 5.10 chs to a stake; Margaret
Kidenhour's corner ; t-nence with u. W.
Winecoff's and Margaret Kidenhour's
line, S 31 deg W 5.75 chs to a stake,
G. W. Winecoff's and Margaret Kiden
hour's corner; thence with G. W.
Winecoff's and Margaret Ridenhour'g
line N 71 deg W 5.10 chs to the begin
ning, (9 miles jn. or balisbury.) known
as the.hou?e lot, containing three acres.
Also real estate bounded as follows to
wit : Beginning at a stake on the bank
of thud creek and thence S 78 deg E 3.25
chs to a stake, Walton's corner ; thence
S 2 deg W 24.50 chs to a pine ; thence S
84 deg E 8 chs to a stake ; thence a
new line N 2 deg E 25.50 chs to a stake :
thence N 48 deg E 10.60 chs to stake
on the bank of said creek : thence with
said creek Co the beginning, containing
25 acres, more or less. Gonveyed by
tht aid William Austin and Hattie
Austin to satisfy the debt provided for
in said mortgage.
W. F. WHITAKER
John J. Stewart, Atty.
THE SOUTHERN COTTON OIL- CO.
M. C. QUINN,
Highest Market Price Paid . for Cotton and
SEE ME BEFORE SELLING.
North Main Street, Harris and Co.'s Store.
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tobacco ever sold for 10c It goes further and lasts
longer in the going than any other brand made. A man
who knows of this brand never goes around with a
"chip" on his shoulder, he keeps it in his mouth. It
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Demand Chip, and don?t stand for substitution.
Manufactured by a strictly independent firm.
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Established 1851 ! Leaders 1908
T. W. WOOD & sons,
Seedsmen, - Richmond. Va.
Commissioner's Sale oi Valuable Real Estate
Pursuant to the provisions of an
order of court in a special proceed
ing entitled James H, McKenzie,
administrator of Leroy C. Rice,
against Elijah Watson Rice, Sal?
lie Locke Rice, Maggie Rice, and
Annie Priscilla Rice, wherein
the undersigned Commissioner
was authorized to make sale of
lands herinafter described, the
said lands herinafter described
will be sold at the Court house
door in the city of Salisbury, N.
Saturday, the 24th day of October, 1908,
at 12:00 M,
Beginning at a hickory branch,
thence the various courses of said
branch to Wise's corner, thence
North 88 West 28.25 chains to a
stone pile, therce 1 West 87.40
chains to a stone, thence North 86
East 12.50 chains to a stone,
thence North 5 chains to a Btake,
thence North 86 East 18 chains to
a stone, thence South 33 East
14,50 chains to a walnut, thence
South 64 East 14!60 chains to a
stake, thence South 1 East 17
chains to the beginning, contain
ing 84 acres. The uildiDg in
the grove being accepted and con
veyed to M. J. Rice with the priv
ilege of moving thc-m when she
sees proper to do so. The said
Sallie Rice, party of the first part,
reserves her life estate in the above
described aud thisconveyance is
not to take effect until after the
death of said Salle Rice.
Bidding on the above tract will
start at $1,023.00.
Beginnig at a dogwood, Boyden
and Henderson corner, thence N.
51 W. 4 80 chains to a stone,
thence N. 81 W. 31.50 chains to a
stone, thence N. 86 ft. 21.50 chains
te a stake, thence S. li E. 37.40
chains to a etone pile, thence S.
86 W. 20 chains to the beginning,
containing 84 acres, except fifteen
acres of aid land heretofore con
veyed to Sal he Rice by L. C. Rice
See deed registered book No, 67,
Leah Barger died leaving a last
wiU and testament in and by
which she devised her interest in
said land described in the' deed
registered in book No. 67. page
712, to the said L. C. Rice, and
Sallie . Rice makes this deed to
him as the devisee of said Leah
Bidding on the above tract will
start at $583.00.
Beginning at a hickory, Gra
ham's corner, thence S. 1 degrees-'4
E. 10 12 chains to a stake, corner
of No, 2, thenct N. 82 degrees W.
17.70 chains to a stake, corner of
lot No. 2, thence N. 3 degrees W.
8.50 chains to a dog-wood, thece
N. 86 degrees E. 17.50 chains to
he beginning, containing 17
acres more or lees. It being lot
No. 3 of Barger tract in the divis
ion of the lands appropriated and
assigned to J. A. Neely of Julius
Neely deceased. See deed from 'j.
A. Neely to L. C. and John Miller
Rice, which is registered in the
office of Register of DeedB for Ro
wan County. This deed is made
subject to a mortgage which is
registered in the office of the
Register of Deeds for Bowan Coun
ty in Book No. 10 Page 120, etc.
Bidding on the above tract will
start at $280 00.
This property will be sold in
separate lots and will then be sold
as a whole; or, will be sold in
such parcels as may be to the best
advantage of the parties to the
above mentioned proceeding.
The sale 'will be left open 10j
days for ten per cent bids.
For full descriptson and partic
ulars, see Record of Deeds onReg-
Hwter of Deeds office of Rowan
county "in books 74, page 62; 79;
page 212; 103, page 100; nd 117,
This 22nd day of Sept., 1908.
J. H, McKbnz e, Com.
Bobton Cbaige, Atty. 9 2
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