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THE CAROLINA WATCH tlAK. J Buried Thu,rsfla.
i Mlssionarj lleetlne. -.-v.-.
Last Thnrsrla.v mnrn'Tmro enn;ni I nu . :i
;,HOR T LOCAL ITEMS consisting of a baggage; car and meeting of -the Woman.'. Home
raiiman came down from-Greensq and Foreign Missionary Society
C. C. Lentz, one oi xne conniy; b uu; was aiiacnea ; to: tram of Faith Lutheran bhurch will "be
good farmers, who has beeji IFving Wo, 11 on the,.. Western. The held oa the 20th of December," be
o:, the farm of Geo. Jalian'sy on special bore a funeral party: which ing the8rd Sunday, beginning at
r. ute 8, will leav- today for accompained the remains of: the two o'clock p,m. An appropri
bt.auly county and will locate near lae Moses H: Coni; The burial ate programme consisting of songs.
Loadon. Mr, Liemz nas pmce inursaay attornoon at recitations and a very interesting
i,e a uuuiuoi ui moima ucib """uaiuj uci .oiuvving exeroiBe win oe-renaereaj aiso aa
. . i ... j l:. . !
wbo wisn mm auu uu xamiry
much success in his uewhome. ;
The spot was owned by Mr. dresses by tbe pa'tor"Sfid honorary
members of the church. The pub-
Wilham James has tendered his to be buried.
resiguation as secretary of the
Yadkin Valley Fair Aesociation.
The directors accepted the resigna-
I Gone and had been,; designated hv
him as the place where he wanted
Arrested In Charlotte.
The CharlotteObserver of Mon-
lic is cordially invited to come
and hear this missionary service.
. , xl'.i I day. has an article connArnincr f.ho I In Imnnrfant Panfnra
tiou UU6 iney iiavw uin jrou uuysau e r n 1 VY I "",U,M' '" wbiiuhh
T 1 r.nnaBBny. 00u vi iuavoBKV, ior 8611-
ing a man a couple of pints of the Last Thursday night Sheriff
T A Thompson, who is living fluid which inebriates, and which .McKenzie arrested a negro named f&
! Spial Biiif to liir tte llajs. i
8 . H, MMKM, Proprietor,,
in the Saw neighborhood, China
Grove township, ?H1 move to Ca
biirru9 between now and Christ
01Ui. Mr. Thompson will make
hia home on the O.awford Gillon
farm, near Glass.Mr, Thompson
is a good citizen and his many
friends here regret his leaving.
Rev. Chas. Friend,, of Bell
Haven, Va., has accepted the call
extended from the Spencer and
, Chestnut Hill Presbyt erian
churches and if " no obstacles' in
tervene he will soon be in cur
It ia stated that H. C. Grubb
has become the purchaser of the
uiu lueuriaie in tnia trt.
ticular instance. Mr. Mayberry
was iormeriy connectea witd one
of the drug stores in this city and
is well known in Salisbury. The
Observer says of the case.
"The warrant was based oa evi
dence given by Kennington. arres
ted for drunkendess, who said
that J M. Mercar was with him
when he purchased the whiskey.
Later Mercer was locked up for
being drunk. Therefore the names
of Kennington and Mercer appear
on the warrant as witnesses for the
State. The case, presumably, will
be heard this morning. Bond in
the sum of $100 was furni&hed
Unarles A, Moore, on passenger
train No. 12 while it was at Salis
bury. About four years ago
Moore made a vicious assault on
121 South Main St., Salisbury, N. C.
a negro named John Smith, a bar- q
oer, at Aavance, lavie county,
and carved mm. J be negro was
turned ovr to the Davie county
Ref. 6. W. Painter.
This distinguished gentleman,
George Fink farm, near town.
3Ir. Fink expects to remain in the who has spent 85 ears in China as
county. a missionary, addressed large con-
, , , . , gregations morning and evening,
C.B.Webb, who is a fine speak- ftt tfae Presbyterian charch ,a8t
er when you get him started, will Sunday. Dr. Painter's long resi-
lplivpr an address at Troutman at dence in China and his close con
Ludwlg Literary Society.
We are indebted to Andrew J
Brown, of Christiana, this county,
who is attending the Collegiate
Institute, at Mt. Ple&sant, for a
cordial invitation to be present a.
the annual exercises "of the Lud
wig Literary Society, Tuesday,
December, Twenty-second, Eight
P. M. The programme is as fol
Address by the president, R L.
Owing to our enormous trade during the month of November and still hav
ing about $18,000 stock of merchandise, which witt be old at HOLIDAY
PRICES. When we say HOLIDAY PRICES we don't mean profits, but we
mean 33i cts. less than Manufacturer's Cost. Bead carefully and see what you
need, as every purchase here, means a money saving for you.
eooQiiniiinicji December USth
a rally of the Juniors in the early tact with the people, gave him an Debate, Query: Resolved, That
Qrf of Tannarv - unusual opportunity to became fa- the Existiog Tendencies of Social
uart ol January. .;i; ,;(i, ;r;r,D -,or. : B...
On the 17th there will be
entertainingly and thoBe
VTltl 1.1 I IVJ III lillin iJl I! J X WAUVCAWAB 1 u -
. ., x , ,r- n .. gained a
ot tne loiaiuiuiug - :nfoPmat;nn tVlo rnnA uArA.
it is Hoped tnat some progreas win iy have 8ecured m-any other way
Dr. Painter ad-
miiiar witn tneir traaitions, man- m ftTft Rfinfificiftl to the Ameri-
a ners, customs, etc. ne spoxe very an pon10 Affirmfttive? R T.
present T1 K T Affnfi- Negative
large amount of valua- A w. Callaway. A. J. Brown.
be made toward final settlement.
There has been'" a considerable
amount of "lawing" over the
F. N. Bryan, ef Scotch-Irish
township, has moved to Salisbury
and will reside here.
L. C. Caldwell, of Statesville,
has announced through the Char
lotte News that he will be a can
didate for Congress two years
from now, and will cont .st honors
with Mr. Cowles. Nothing like
getting into the race early.
Gertrude, the liUie daughter of
Mrs. J. P. Roueche, tried to start
a fire the other afternoon with
kerosene and was badly burned
about the fee? and head.
Miss Carrie Roberts has gone to
Pensacola, Fla., where she will
spend several weeks and probably
rest of the winter. She was ac
companied to Florida by her
niece. Mrs. W. B. Wright.
Mnvl has received news
of the death in California recent
ly of an uncle, Rev. John Moyle.
Both uncle and nephew came to
this country together from Eng
land 59 years ago.
A committee is at work prepar
ing some amendments to the char
ter of the city. When the matter
is in shape the amended charter
will be presented to the legislature
John T. Barringer, who has
been serving 8 term on the county
roads, has been brought to the
city and placed m jail. The con
dition of his health, which is very
poor, vas the cause of the change.
There is yet time before Christ
mas to do a lot of buying. When
dressed the Men's Society of the
First Presbyterian church and
spoke particularly of the different
politcal phases ot the Uninese m
Dire in which the people general'
ly are interested. All who heard!
Dr. Painter feel that they enjoyed
a real treat.
Declamation, D S. Lippard,
Hodge-podge, W. H. Dutton.
Music by Glee Club.
Mrs. Smoot Surprises Thief,
Late Monday afternoon a negro
aneak thief entered the home of
A. L. Stnoot at Church and Coun
cil streets. . He was prowling
around the hall and had appro
priated an umbrella, when Mrs.
Smoot heard hnn. She got her
went out after the m-
For a Recorder.
The Bar Association of this city
held a meeting last Saturday to
consider the bill providing for a
recorder's court in Salisbury. Tbe
bill was put id a shape to suit the
views of the members of the asso
ciation present and it will doubt
less come before the legislature in
due season. It was considered ad
visable to have a lawyer for re
corder also one for solicitor, and
Messrs. B. B. Miller and Kerr
Craige were recommended for
these places, respectfully. It
looks as though the whole thiug
Be6t Extra Heavy large ribbed
Hose. The 15c selling kind
Nice dres-r ginghams special 6c
Nice side border Percale, never
sold for less than 12c. Price 8iC
12 l-2c Bed Tick 9c
Extra heavy flauneletts hand
some new patterns, special i $u
New side border calico, best
made.' latest pattern, light and
dark colors, never sold less than
12 1 2 and 15c
Now side border flannellettes
regular 15c goods, special 9c
Val Lace all widths, 1 , 2 3f 5c
Fragrantglycerine soap at 3c
75c corsets 39c
Good hneu napkins for holidays,
soecial each 3c
5 inchv-extra good panama in
blue, blck, brown and red, best
pauama 75c can buy, special 48c
Strictly all wool mixed goods
for coat suits 39 ud 43c
25c Belts 10c
Ladies combination suits 42c
While oa the market our Buyer bought over 200
dozen of fine men's heavy fleece lined Underwear. All
this Year goods.. Regular 75e values. Our Pnee 39c
Misses ribbed union suits, 25, 35c
values, special for holidays 19c
50 and "75c ladies elastic and
leather belts, special 39c
17 in. wide Swiss embroidery
new patterns, special . 12c
Extra large heavy blankets,
worth $1. Special per pair 59c
New side border percale beauti
tiful patterns always sold for 15c,
Ladies 12 1-2 and 15o hose all
colors, special 9c
10c Handkerchiefs, special 4c
Lace bordered handkerchiefs
12 l-2c values, special 5c
Ladies sample coats. Several
big lines of samples just in by
express, the very newest styles
nnt Regular $12 and $15 coats.
Good heavy cotton towels, regu
lar 15c towela, special 9c each
Women's full 52 in. long black
and gray coats, nicely trimmed, a
nice $6 coat. Special . $3.98
Extra fine matting, never sold
for less than 25 cents. Special
per yard 12c
Boys knee pants 39c
Boys shirts 19c
Men's up-to-date Pants made by
the best pants makers, from 89c
up to $3.98
A large variety of men's suits,
latest style. These suits really
make the men. Special $2.98
Men's heavy Kangaroo shoes,
good heavy soles $1.48
-Patent Colt shoe for- men the
shoe that make vour feet, feel
comfortable, special $2.98
$5.00 shoes 3.98
A large assortment ot men's
hats from 43c up.
Men's 25c and 35c Neckties,
Extra large size Counterpanes,
good heavy ones worth from $2 to
$2 50. Special $1.19
Don't fail to visit our SHOE
All $1.00 shirts 79c
50c and 75c shirts 39c
Dr. Wright Health underwear,
the best $1 a garment, special 79c
50c Suspenders' 29c
12 l-2c Socks 7ic
15c Socks 9c
Men's work handkerchiefs, ex
tra large sizes, 3c
Boys 25c and 85c underwear,
Men's and boy's caps, all 25c
and 35c, special 19c
Extra large size pillows, the
kind with gocse feathers, regular
$100 values, special 48c
Carpets, Rugs, Toilet sets, Len
oleuns and Furniture at remark
ably low prices.
Come in and see for yourself
and be convinced we do what we
say we do. ..--
II MI.MI Ml III If nil Ll 14 XI Muu& whv i . .
f uj u a had heen settled and the ac
ll UUBl . 1U13 ucgiu Jlv I
coming aDd was getting ready to
leave when Mrs. Smoot seized
him. The man jerked away from
her and ran down the street, Mrs.
Smoot taking a shot at him as he
left. Officers looked for the ne
gro but could not locate him.
t.inn nf th legislature, wnicn or
course will be favorable, is a mere
Election of Officers. 0
At a recent meeting of the
Salisbury Council of the Royal Ar
canrim, the following officers were I
Theodore Buerbaum, Reg. ; W
T Jenkins. V. R. : L. C. Ridpi
Escaped from the Gang.
Early on Tuesday morning two
white convicts on Supt. Hartley's
chain gang, working in the neigh- nour q. : H. S. J ivengood, Chap. ;
borhoodof Landis, made their es- T B Beall, Sec; J. M. Brown,
cape. The men were convicted Col . w l, Kluttz, Treas. ; B. W.
for serious offenses. One of them, Hall, guide; A. E. Bost, warden ;
Adam Mesimer, made improper R g Ketchy, sentry ; J. A Ram
proposals to a woman of Chestnut sayj p
Hill, frightened her with a pistol yy t. R. Jenkins was sekctedas
and rendered himself obnoxious representative to the Grand Couu
in other "ways. The other man, cji which will meet at Newbem
Henry Sims, is the individual wno next year
tried to make mince meau 01 01
rtr Partflr when the latter ar
rested him for creating
auce at the depot. .
H. MILLER, Proprietor,
idiSuXl The, Eloped.
Secret marriages and elopements
are becoming too common to ex-
The Laymen's Movement. d Qj that we do not hear of
Beginning io-day there will be one or the other. The- latest
. o-.. fho Lnnnlo to- adonfc the eloDPment
you do your purchasing remember pirst Methodist church, of this feature was Miss VI aggie Rider
The Watchman's advertisers. .. the interest of the "Lay- and John Bouldin. They slipped
Ynn mav deDend UDon their doing I Mmnt,." This move- off to South Carolina baturoay
j 1 . U1DU D ' , -I . . 3
inat. what, thftv nromise. . ;a a pnnoinff a crreat decree 01 nisrnc auu
The Spencer Y. .M. C A. bas stenthuBiasm among tne various re-
. nil hiiaflinor An effort I i:..,n Jannminntinns and it is
U1CU1UCIO OH uu..-S ; I1K1UU" . - .lr.
being made'to increase tne expected that much good win re- ceivea me cuupi witu
frnm this meeting. J-tiw iui- muuiuiciDu ouo
C U W w I
lnwiuff is announced as tne pro- you, my
crramme, though in addition there serene
-were marriea. . ine
father of the bride was a litter
wrathy at first, but later he re-
membership to 600-by January
lBt. From the way the boys are
11 not miss the
mark very far.
On the evenme of the 2Mta a
public debate will be held at the
fio.hnni hrkonae at Sumner Siding.
Tko anV.iarf. for rllHCTlBSlOn IS Z Re-
i U1' a V I W W
usual "God bleBB
children," and all is
The friends of the young
will be 'brief addresses from those couple wish them much happiness
whose names do not appear:
Wednesday 2:30 p m. Meet
ing of the district stewards Ad
drPSRfid bv Rev. Dr. J. C. Rowe.
Mice ol Mortjap Sale.
By virtue of the power of sale
contained in a Deed of TruBt exe
cuted on the 6fch day of Novem
ber,!, by C. B. Jordan to the
Southern Life & Trust Company,
Trustee, which said Deed of Trust
is recorded in the office of the
Register of Deeds of Rowan Coun
ty, book 29, pages 352 and follow
ing, and by direction of the party
of the third part, tne party to
whom the note secured by said
Hfiftd of Trust is payable; the
solved "That Christmas is not subject: "ine ruiueo uu cuy
m i . if i r . nr A '
nrnnorlv celebrated." TD6 amrm ot tne movemeuB.
of lira mill Vio rflnreRfinted DV
n n an hi A and G. H. Pae, while
W H. CanuDand E, R. Odell will
handle the other side. -
A number of citizens of Landis
taking atens to organize a
lodge of Odd Fellows in that
terprisiue and growing town.
Chairman Beard, of the Board
nf flnnniir flnmiTiiaainnflrii. seems
determined that business withjihe The Barbee Case.
7:30 p. m. Address by unaries
. i i f
H. Ireland, lt vice president oi
the M. E. church, South, of the
Laymen's Movement ot the wes
tern North Carolina Conference.
Subject : "Christian Stewardship
and Christian uiving.
An iuvitation is extended to tne
public to be present.
j n T T -pHnii hovihrr
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Dan't Keep mem UOWn. default in the payment of said
Salisbury boys will be heard note when due; the undeisigned
from hi whatever position they trustee asaforesaid, will on
may be placed, and nearly always M fla thg 4tfj ,ja of jannary 1909,
Ji-d I au twelve u uiuun, u.,. -
Uaan Vnf. a Hhorfc while since
in at nnblic auction,
wara d. vieui-uu, - i . a tt a ciia
r J r T. XT PUmnnt nf dt. tftfi liOUIl nUUW U" " W0"0
air. aim iuib. . -n lL , jaw:u
his city, was selected as fourth bury, . u., tne uu6
assistant to the chief surgeon of
tha Philadfllnhia Municipal Hoa
board shall be transacted , n a bus
ine8s-hke manner. He has givsn
notice that all bills against the
county must be made out in ink,
itemized and signed by the person
authorizing the account.
J D. Norwood, cashier of the
PeoDles' National Bank, who has.
been in Baltimore some -time for
medical treatment, has returned
home greatly improved in health.
The various Sunday schools of
the city are preparifig for the
usual Christmas entertainment
for the little folks.
Detective Ashburn, who has
been engaged on the Barbee case
aince the date ot tne nrutai mur
der of Engineer Holt, returned to
Snencer early in the week, but
will so back to Durham. VHe
stated in reference to the matter
that the State Had a strong case
and hardly needed any additional
evidence to convic she prisoner
Mr. Ashburn addea that a dum
ber of persons wno had a great
terror of Barbee heretofore, were
giving a uumber of points which
will be useful to the State.
pital. The news low reaches here
that he has been advanced to the
position of first assistant. In or
der to secure' sucn a position .jr.
Clement must have demonstrated
his ability. -
Hotel Ghanges Hands.
ort lnt.s of land, to-wit:
Being lotsNos. 15 and lo or ine
'Harrison Survey" and lymg at
fbfl interBeclion of the extension
tho. R..nt,h Fulton Street with
Personally Conducted Tour to Havana,
Cuba, and Return, January II, 1909.
Via Southern Railway.
Southern Railway will Bell
Tound trip excursion tickets to
Havana, Cuba, at following rates
from points named:
Asheville $39.10, Charlotte
$41.50, Durham $46.00 Gastonia
$40,80, Greensboro $44.50, Hick-
ory $42 4U, nign roint $ua,
MaEion $40.45, Uxtord . 40.w,
Raleigh $44 64, Rutherfordton
$41.50, Salisbury "$42.95, Shelby
$41 50, Statesville $42 50. .
Approximatly low rates from
Tickets on sale January 11th,
good returning to leave Havana,
Cuba, on or before January 27tb,
1909. Tickets may be routed
through Jackson ville. thence
either through Knight's Key, or
Port Tampa. Good going and
returning same route. Stop-oveie
will be allowed , at Jacksonville,
St. Aneustine. Palm Beach.
7 " . ' - . .
Miami, and other points
Land Posters for sale at The Watch
man office, 10 cents per dozen
Wanted to trade a good work horse
for a milch cow, Apply at
Jacksonville, within final limit of
... . . . r,4. A onTnci-.nfl(l1l-- IT I I I Aft.
Harrison Street and being the east a
- w i vMtnn mnvAmAnt. Qltrl Will
lookafter the comfort and pleas-
rnruer cf said intersetioi.
ing one hundred (10U) feet on
Fult:n Street and-ruuning back
parallel with Harrison Street two
hnndrd (200) feet and being in
shane a narallelogram ; The above
C-A TToTriar.n SliTVflv" IS
Aff.flr January 1st the Hotel
r 1 .111 IfnAnrn OS T.I1A
jaoKBon win w 7 i -------- , . - ;H
'Salisbury Hotel." The property amapwmcu uwu
has been leased by R. L. Mahaley ; ter of d.eds office of Rowan Coun
andW. A. Blackwell. .Consider- ty, North Carolina m bpok No.
ui. -m Ko HrnA and 69 naee600: Said lot deeded to C.
fi rst. olftBB cafe with will be con- B. Jordan by C L. Hall , to U. L.
th rnnmH HaU bv C. E. Comher,
ZiZlA hv the'hotel bar. W." F.. Southekn Life & Tbust Company,
JackSon, the former proprietor, By A. W. McAlhste president,
will go into business in Baltimore. This the 28th day of Nov. 190S
ure of the party.
For further information as to
side trip tour from Havana, sigh.
seeing tours, hotel rates, leaving
time at principals points, Pall
maa and State Reservations, write
J. H. Wood, D, P. A., Asheviile.
N. C.;W. H. McGlamery, P. &
T. A.. Raleigh, N. C. ; R. H.
DeButts, P. & T. A., Greenfboro,
N. C. ; or call on your agentB,
R. L. Vebnon, T. P. A,.
Charlotte. N. C.
Pnrsuatit to the provisions contained
in a certain mortgage trust deed regis
tered in book No. 32 , page 260, made
by Richard Holmes, and wite, Adlaid
Holmes, and John Ship and wife, Alice
Ship, for the protection and benefit of
the undersignad, on the 25th day of
April, 1903, default having been made
in the payment of this debt, which said
mortgage was given to secure, the un
dersigned will sell at public out cry at
the Court house door in the city of
Salisbury on the
4tii day of January, 1909,
for cash, the following described prop
One trat of land lying and being in
Salisbury township, beginning at a
stake in the center of the N. O. R. R ,
John I. Trexler's corner.in John Beard's
eorner arid runs thence north 57 de
I erees eas 4.48 chains to a stake in the
Qnth nf 1 center of aid railroad, cam 1 Correll s
uiuui-u v.. . j.u oa J . .
-j COrlltJi , wiyjuse ouuiii oo ut-reeo ca..
3 67 chain? to a stone, Correll's corner ;
thence wts-t 57 degrees east 1.75 chains
to a ator.p on Uorrella line : thence
south 46a degrees east 1 chain
to a stnnf, corner of lot No. 2 ; thence
south 40 degrees west 4.38 chains to
stone, Beard's line stone the beginning
corner lot No. 2 ; thence north 55 de
grees west 6.40 chains to the beginning,
containing t wo acres. ,
Also another tract of land bought
from Dock Chambers and wife, Marga
ret Chambers, being two acres more or
less, the same being adivision of Frank
Ohamber8J lad. For description of
same see derd from Dock Chambers to
Ezekiel Brown, conveyed - by the said
Richard Holmes and wife, Adlaid
Holmes, and John Ship and wife, Alice
Ship, to satisfy the debt provided for
in said mortgage. John J. Strwaet,
. December 1st, 1908- trustee
Report of the condition of
The Bank of China Grove,
at China Grove, N. C,
at the close of
Loans and discounts $48,504 02
Overdrafts secured 1'.0 97
Furniture and fixtures 797 50
Due from Banks and Bankers 5,887 49
Gold coin 725 00
Silvei coin, including all minor coin
currency sii 64
National bank and other U. S. notes, 3,798 00
Total 54,174 52
Capital stock, $10,000 00
Surplus Fukd , 1,000 00
Undivided pronts, less current ex
penses and taxes paid 380 59
Bills payable 2.000 00
Time certificates of deposit .1.8?6 47
Deposits subject to Check. . .m 760 89
Cashier's checks outstanding 206 57 40,793 93
Total,.. $54,174 52
State of North Carolina, county of Rowan, ss:
I. W. C. Siiferd, cashier of the above named
bank, do solemnly swear that the above state
ment is true to the best of my knowledge and
belief. W. C 8IFFHRD, cashier.
Correct attest? C. B. Miller, )
J. L. Bostian, V directors.
McL. Ritchie, j
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 6th
day of Dec, 1908.
J. L. Siflerd, notary public
The undersigned having qualified as
administratrix of J A. Naile, deceased,
all creditors are hereby notified to pre
sent their claims to the undersigned
on or btfore December 4, 1909, or this
notice will be plead in bar of their re
covery. All persons indebted to this
estate will please settle their accounts
immediately. t Mast C. Naile,
Linm & Linn, attorneys.
December 4, 1908.
Mrs .Dr. Moore will be at Dr. Fox's
office Thursday and Friday,
Deo. 17th and 18th, for the ex
traction of teeth by iher .jjainlesa
method.- Remember the date. 2t
DII CC i Immediate relief front
ril.LHJ Dr. Shoop's Magic Ointment,