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November 1. Will Martin, of
Gold Hill, was in Chestnut Hill
Walter Cornelison and wife, of
Spencer, returned home Saturday
from Sharlott,. where they spent
a week visiting their people.
Bollen Blain and Miss Sarah
Pack were happily married on the
23rd of October. Hope them a
Mrs. J. W. Taylor is on the
sick list this week,
T. M. Parish happened with an
accident the other day. He fell
off a wagon and sprained his arm
which will keep5 him from work
for a few days.
The furniture factory has start
ed to run, but some say if Mr.
Bryan is elected president, it will
shut down. Well, if that will
make it shut down, it had better
Well, Tuesday is election day,
I guess all will get elected, some
to go and some to stay at home.
I hope Taf t will be one of those to
stay at home. ,
Miss Susan Overman visited
Miss Ada Eagle Sunday evening.
John I. Shaver is visiting rela
tives and friends down in Pina
If all reports are true the writer
will have a few weddings to r
port about Christmas time.
Willie Albright, who lives tear
here, iB very low with the mala
rial fever. We hope him a speedy
Miss Bertha Lentz, who has
been ill, is improving, we are glad
The Salisbury Cotton Mills are
Rev. Southern preached an ex
cellent sermon Sunday at the Bap
Mrs. Thos. Moore is in a criti
cal condition at present. Can't
use herself at all.
Rev. J. A. J. Farrington has
only a short time to, serve the
people at Chestnut Hill, as he is
to be moved. Hope the confer
ence will send us anotner coca
one. The conference convenes at
Asheville, N. CV, November 18th.
Fred Loflin, who was wounded
in the explosion at Spencer some
time ago, is able to be out again,
we are more than glad to note.
The writer had the pleasure of
going out in the country some
days ago, which was a delightful
trip. The w iter always loes to
visit his sisters. Bobby.
. November 2. Chas. Fisher, of
Salisbury, was a pleasant visitor
in our community Sunday even-
P. A. G. Barrioger and family,
of Concord, visited H. A. M. Bar
ringer's Saturday night, Sunday
and Sunday night. "' .
C. S. Shipton contemplates
moving into his new house this
Jno. A. Misenheimer and family
visited Sidney BarriDger's Sunday
Mies Lera Karriker visitt d Miss
Irene Miller Saturday night.
November 2. We had plenty
of rain last week.
A large crowd from here went to
Salisbury last Thursday to hear
Hon. W. W. Kitchin speak.
Cyrus Trexler started to school
last Monday. We wish him much
H. L. Lyerly was a welcome
visitor at Martha Beaver's Sunday
Miss- Laura Linker has been
visiting down about Richfield.
Three of the Beaver boys close
around Emanuel came through
here last Thursday with their
guns and so many rabbits they
could hardly carry them all.
We are sorry to hear that Hilbert
Lyerly and Charlie Lyerly had a
wreck last. Monday night as they
were coming home from Mrs,
Martha Beaver's corn shucking.
They both fell off of the "Jroad
into ditch and Mr. HfVt has
not been able to arork very much
since. He has been having the
sore throat. I guess he fell in
Arthur Lentz CA Homer Misen
heimer are tbchampion rabbit
hunters of WJace.
Arthur Lentz and a crowd of
boys went hunting the other day
Mr. Lentz killed a snake and
eight feet in length. Who can
beat that? Aunt Jane.
October 26. J. W. Peeler will
soon be ready to move into his
fine new house.
Mrs. Willie Leonard is visiting
home folks in Rockwell this week.
Cyrus Trexler started to school
at Grecsent this morning.
B. A. Fesperman and family
visited G. W, Parks over Sunday.
Don't forget preaching services
the first Sunday night, also Sat
urday night before the first Sun
L. M. Stackleather visited J.
A. Trexler's again last Sunday
Homer Misenheimer is talking
of entering school at Crescent this
We hope to report a wedding
soon, that is, if Charley Lyerly
keeps coming over this way every
Paul Holshouser seems to go to
a lot of corn shucking here of
late. U-uess ha is hunting her up
There was Binging in the Lu
theran church last Sunday night
Quite a number of ycung people
Paul Peeler visited Rockwell
The Rockwell Cornet Band fur
nished music for the speaking at
Gold Hill last Saturday. They'
will also go to Salisbury the 29th
- GOLD HILL .
November 2ud.-After tomor
row we shall know the result of
the election whether its Billy Taft
brBilly Bryan, and we shall then
see whether times- get better or
worse, better, we hope.
John Casper is on the sick list.
He is afflicted with malaria, and
Mollie Casper is suffering with
dropsy. , We hope them a speedy
Hon. Jv S.. Henderson spoke to
a small gathering at the school
house last Friday night. He crit
icised Judge Taft and referr. d to
the republican party as a corrupt report soon.
party, a black party, etc. No one
knows better than Mr. Henderson
that the negro has been practical
ly eliminated from politics, bat
they can't make a speech without
referring to the negro. He failed
to state, however, that Mr. Bryan
will receive a large negro vote in
som-3 of the states.
The school committee here has
spent $215 in putting blinds on
the school house and equipping it
with 45 patent desks. They have
employed two teachers: Miss
Lacy Barrier, principal, and Miss
Esther Shaver, assistant, and will
give us foufinonths school.
-- The following named families
have taken in boarders in Faith
in older, to accommodate the
granite quarry companies: James
Jones, R. P. Stirewait, L. 0.
McCombs, Mrs. Cora Bame,
LutKex Wagoner, Charles Ross,
Hall Rusher, Luther Hes, Mr,
Holler,-L M. Peeler, J oh u A.
Peeler, Charles Barger and Baxter
There are mere granite cutters
in Faith now than have -ever been
here at one cime since Faith has
become a town.
We expect another wedding to
October 31. Miss Fannie Good
man, of near Concord, is visiting
at Mr. and Mrs. Milas Stirewait.
At Mr. aud Mrs. D-lph Eller's,
a young housekeeper, October
A young granite cutter arrived
at Mr. andMrs Lawson McCombs,
October 29th, 1908.
B. A. Lffler has a turkey hen
laying eggs. If any can beat that
trot out your fowl?
Ot.e of John Josey's hens laid
a curiosity 'egg It was an egg
within an egg and had shells com
plete He gave it to J. T. Wyatt
for his collection.
Mrs Charley Shive, who has
been sick for several weeks, was
taken to the sanitorium at Salis-
Wonder what has become of , hnrv WndnfiRdav. OnW 9Rth
the Gold Knob correspondent !
Don't crawl off and sleep all win-i Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Shuping are
ter like a bear, brother. j having their residenc3 remodeled
Youngster. by Contractor D. A. Wiley.
J. T. Wyatt shipped a lot of
cemetery curbing to Burlington
today, his birthday.
Many of the people in this part
of the county have a regular in
come from the sale by the car
load of their granite by selling it
to the contractois, who get it out
and thip it to all parts of the
If some one would put up a
beef market here they would get a
big trade. One beef was sold
here yesterday and it was not
enough to go around.
Peeler, Bame & Co. have just
been awarded the contract for the
granite work that goes into a
large building at Raleigh, N. C.
and have a big- force of men at
work cn it.
The last big rains filled many
of the quarries full of water,
Mb. Editor, pl jage let the prod
igal return and a hare the pleasure
with the rest of the correspon
dents. The weather of last wtek was
unsuitable for farm work or
any other out door work.
J. Ribeliu & Son have closed
;own their saw mill work end
ha'e gone home to sow wheat.
Will be back soon and resume the
saw mill work
Walter Ribelin went to Winston-Salem
on business last Sat
urday. Tne school at Mt. Vernon will
be taught this year by Miss Thorn,
of China Grove. Shi seems to be
an excellent teacher. -
Bro. Lee, where are you? I
have been looking and listening
for you for some time, but have
lost all hope of ever seeing of
hearing of you any more. I think
you have charged names and gone
out on the campaign.
Walter Ribelin will loose "one
of his most energetic assistants at
Christmas, as he is 'going to get
married and going to rail oading ,
Charley can't stand to drive jar
Walter Ribelin spent several
days last week with J. C. Foutz,
near Rockwell. Walter is always
glad to go down and talk with
Hawk thinks by Christmas he
can report nothing bat weddings,
and look out for next year, theie
will be a panic sure. Let's r ot
everybody get married at once.
Let's B"me wait for next year
Frank, Luther and Travis Hols
houser, who have been working
for J. Ribeliu & Son, have gone
home to stay a week.
Hawk visited the fair at Salis
bury and Charlotte, but could do
no damage as all the chickens
were pened up, and can report
nothing of importance, but a
slick, slidy, slopy time.
Mary Beaver, of Kannapolis,
will spend Saturday and Sunday
at home near Rockwell.
Chas. Rideuhour expects to take
a trip near Gold Hill Saturday a
week, on business, you know.
Chas. Parker, while cutting
logs for W, A. Ribelin, was takeu
seriously ill, heart trouble be
ing the trouble.
J. Ribelin & Son will move
r their saw mill in a few weeks to
another seat, on some tract of
timbers, where they will remain
Prof. Fowler, the writing man,
has gone to Gold Hill. We are
sorry to lose him as he and Hawk
Walter Ribelin and saw mill
boys will have a turkey dinner
White Felker was to see Walter
Ribelin Saturday night last.
Chas. Parker expects to board
with Walter Cranford soon.
There will be Baptist preaching
at Mt. . Vernon Sunday. Every
body come out and hear the mad
from Mocksville, N. C.
Jno. Turner, from near Barber,
will move near Mt. Vernon soon.
Sanford Kurfees will begin Ms
new house soon; What does that
While the panic of 1908 haj
hurt the lumber business, it has
done no serious damage to Hawk,
for he can raise the chickens as
usual. Good lack to the Watch
man and its readers.
Satisfied With Her Work.
It was noticed that the woman
devoted many more hours to mirror
gazing than formerly. "I can't
tell' she said with dreamy satisfac
tion, "how many times I have
caught people, especially women,
snapshotting me recently."
'T. shouldn't be 60 puffed up about
it if I were you' said the brute of
a man. 'It wasn't your good looks
that attracted them. They were
taking pictures of your dresses, 60
they could copy the best points in
their own clothes."
"In that case' said the woman
after a moment's visible disappoint
ment, I feel more highly compli
mented than if they had photo
graphed me. Nature is responsible
for me, but I designed my clothes
The name kaolin is said to be
derived from a hill near Kingtih
chin, in China, called Kaoling,
where the clay was first found in
considerable quantity. The kaolin
earth was first sent to Europe by a
Jesuit missionery of Kingtihchia
about 1795. A similar clay was soon
afterward found near Schneeberg,
Germany, and used in the manufac
ture of porcelain, thus laying the
foundation of the famous Dresden
ware. Kaolin is found in Nebraska
and in some of the eastern states.
Not to Blame.
Governor Oglesby once visited the
state penitentiary at Joliet to hear
complaints of prisoners and inspect
the premises. The governor stopped
before a cell containing an unusual
ly ugly man. "My man," said Gov
ernor Oglesby pleasantly, "how did
you get here?" "For abducting a
girl, growled the man. Governor
Oglesby looked him over critically
and. then said : "Well, I'll pardon
you as soon as I get back to Spring
field. You could not get a girl in
rnm n hqi?
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