THE CflROLIllA WATCHMAN
SHOH f LOCAL ITEMS
Parties from China Grove re
ported on Monday morning that
thedepjfc and express office at
Landis was broken into on Sun
day night and a box, containing
a considerable quantity of jewelry
etoleu. Nothiug else was taken
and there was no clue as to who
committed the deed, uuless it was
somfl of the work-train hands,
about a hundred or more of which
inent Sunday near there, owing
to this train being side-tracked
there Saturday night.
Workmen are rushing the work
on that part of the Empire store
building which was damaged in
tbs recent fire and expect to have
it ready for the large new stock
of goods which are expected to
begin coming in the last of
this week. T. M, Keeler has just
returned from the northern mar
kets where he bought largely and
he thinks wisely of all the vari
ous kind of goods handled by this
mammoth store. He will be pre
pared to offer plenty of desirable
goods at particularly low prices
at their big opening sales about
the 20th of the month.
R. M. Davis Afflicted With Blood Poison.
R. M. Davis, the veteran under
taker of the Summersett under
taking parlor, developed blood
poison on Monday of last week
aud has been in quite" a serious
condition since. Both hands
were at first affected, one has
yielded to treatment and is much
better, but the other had assumed
Buch alarming symptoms that on
Friday he was moved from his
house to Whitehead-Stokes Sani
torium, where he has been since.
His condition is reported some
what improved and it is hoped
that both his lifeN and his hand
can be saved. Mr. Davis does
not know how or where he con
tracted the poison. He had han
dled four bodies from Saturday to
Sunday night and the blood pois
on developed on Monday night
His family and friends ara un
easy about his condition and await
eagerly any news from his bedside.
WORK OF THE REAPER.
A Serious cutting Scrape Near Landis.
Bob Freeze was seriously and
perhaps fatally cut in a drunken
row which occured, sometime ber
tween 8 and 12 o'clock on Satur
day, near Landis, on a road lead
ing out to Saw . Bob and Alex
Freeze, Robert Sechler, Mack
Barnhadrt and a man named Kim
mons werd all engaged in the fight
and somebody cut Bob Freeze
several times in the back, side,
face and head. The worst wound
is in the back where the knife
penetrated the cavity, not far
enough to reach any internal or
gan, but made a long, ugly wound
which required many stitches of
the surgeon's needle to close.
This wound, it is feared, will
prove fatal. The other wounds,
though ugly, are not considered
dangerous. He, with Alex Freeze,
who was also badly cut, were tak
en to the bonne of Charles Sloop,
who lives near, and Dr. Edwards
was sent for. Dr. Edwards sew
ed up their wounds and made
them as comfortable as possible
and Mr. Sloop sent them home iu
his carriage. Sherriff McKenzie
was notified of the occurence on
Saturday morning and sent Depu
ty Jas. Krider to Landis aud
'phoned Deputy Overcash at E
nochville to meet Krider. All the
parties implicated in the row have
been arrested except the man
Kimmons, who was seen in Salis
bury on Saturday and is supposed
to have left here on one of the
No trial has been had of the case
and no one seems to 'know what
the row was about.
..We will have a f uller report in
Mrs. Jane Coleman and Mrs. Mary Helllg,
Widows, Pass Over the Rlier.
Mrs. Mary Heilig. widow
of the late A. H. Heilig. died
Monday afternoon, at four
o'clock, at her home on East
Fisher street. She had been
ill for some time and her
death was not unexpected.
The funeral was held from
St. Paul's church, of which
the deceased was a consistent
member, this morning and
interment was made by the
side of her husband there.
She is survived by several
.children, among whom are
Al. Heilig and Mrs. W. H.
Huff, of this city, besides nu
merous relatives in the town
Mrs. Jane Coleman, relict
of the late Dr, S. W. Cole
man and the mother of Mrs.
E. B. C Hambley, died sud
denly, at her home near
Rockwell, at 11:30 on Monday
night. Mrs. Coleman was 78
years of age and had always
enjoyed Bplendid health, but
had lately been slightly sick.
Mrs. Hambley, who had been
visiting her had made prepa
ration to return to her home
in Salisbury on Tuesday
morning, when her mother
was taken suddenly sick and
expired in a few hours. The
funeral will be held at her
home at Rockwell, at 3 o'clock
this evening. Mrs. Coleman
was a lifelong member of
the Rockwell Lutheran
church and was a most esti
mable woman. She is sur
vived by one daughter, Mrs.
E. B, C. Hambley and numer
An Electrical Storm Saturday Night.
Quite a heavy electrical storm
struck Salisbury about midnight
Saturday night. There was not
much wind or rain but the light
ning was almost inoessant for a
while and the thunder was very
heavy. During the storm the
the power house of the Southern
Power Company, in East Salis
bury, was Struck and a portion of
the roof was burned and caused
the shutting off of all the street
lights in the city. . The . street
oars had all been sent to the bam
before the the storm came, and,
as the damage at the power house
was slight, the necessary repairs
were made and the cars were run
ning on time on Sunday morning.
No other damage from the storm
has been reported.
Big Fire at Henderson.
Henherson. March 7. Fire of
unknown origin, which was dis
covered after midnight, practical
ly destroyed the entire plants of
the Henderson Manufacturing
Company, the Corbit Bucker Com
pany and the Carolina Bagging
Company, entailing a loss of $70,
000, The fire started in the plant of
the Henderson Manufacturing
Company and destroying that
spread to the Corbit Bucket Com
pany, burning three of the four
main buildings. Thence the
flames jumped to the Carolina
Bagging Company's plant and at
this hour, 2 a. m., are still burn
ing, though under control. The
fire throws many people out of
employment and is a serious blow
to the concerns involved, as all
three plants were rushed with or
ders Special to Charlotte Obser
ver. Make Your Dollars Extend.
Oar agenoy will prove that thirty-five
years big sales and pleased
users of the L. & M. Paint will
save, you dollars, because when
painting with L. & M. you are us
ing metal Zinc Oxide combined
with White Lead. Zinc Oxide is
imperishable, and makes the L. &
M. wear and cover like gold. . The
L. & M. Colors are therefore bright
and lasting. You won't need to re
paint for 10 or 15 years; besides
L. & M. Paint costs less than any
other, say about $1.30 per gallon
Sold tby: Salisbury Sapply &
Commission Co., Salisbury.
Ask Grand Ma'
SIMMS LIVER REGULATOR
For oyer 80 years it has been the standard remedy
for Biliousness, Constipation, Headache, Dyspepsia,
Malaria and all diseases of the Stomach and Liver.
No sense in ranrl:;forri:c
wiw ilc uc, uicu ,uum Dyxmi. HXNO. sense eiuieriAi trying
I this thing, that thingrfbr your :cc
l ately select the bestcoush metffcinerthen'fcto it; i Stick
to it. Ask your doctor iOxeor for
throat and lung troublesi Soldfor-riearlv- seventv vears.
I No alcohol in this cough nedlcme.OrlMaM.
-Mrkortdon writes MJ -l
I owned oHr Tea, I would guaran
tee a Tjurjs. or-XBitina vnir(,mioney.
il saV-it s-x Nature's 'ure ?'and the
only one' for the.-blood- Hollis
teia'&pc&y; Motratain Tea cured
him' wEre"bther 'remedies failed.
iErynt witfiyosfsf Coinehson
& Cook vf Cr i - '
Why try this thing, that thing, for your constipation? . Why not stick to the good
old reliable family laxative Ayer's Pills? Ask yourfdoctor if he approve this advice.
COMMITTEE SEES DREDGING MACHINE.
it Cuts a Ditch 22 Feet Wide, 9 1-2 Deep
and 140 Yards Long per Day.
Alderman P. M. Thompson and
Civil Engineer John W, Webb,
who were prevented from going to
Catawba County on Tuesday to
see the working of a dredging
machin at work tneie, owing to
the waters being so high on that
day that nothing oould be done,
went on Thursday. They were
joined at Barber by Mess. W. P.
Barber aud Mr. Sherrill, and at
Statesville by a committee from
Iredell. Cnairmau Beaid of the
county commissioners saw the
machine at work on Tuesday and
says it worked splendidly.
An act. pasBed by the legislature
of 1909, givfes the clerk of the Su
perior Court in any county in the
stat3 authority to establish a levee
or drainage district in any part of
the county, to cause to be con
structed any canals, and to
straighten, widen or deepen any
ditch or water course which may
be conducive to the public health,
or welfare of the community.
Upon a petition signed by a ma
jority of the resident land owners
in a proposed drainage district, or
by the owners of three-fifths of all
the land, the Superior Court
Clerk shall have the right to au
thorize the work done and charg
ed to the land owners. A copy
of the law is in the office of the
clerk of the court where it may
be seen by any one interested.
Mess. Thompson and Webb re
turned from Catawba on Thurs
day night and are enthusiastic
about the dredging machine
which they saw at work. They
report that it cuts a canal jtweuty
two feet wide, nine and one half
feet deep, completes 140 yards in
24 hours and is worked twen
ty fonr hours per day with the help
of six men, three during the day
and three at night. It removes
trees of medium size, stumps two
feet across and smaller trees are
removed withent being cut down.
The machine cost $6,000 and the
cost of operating is small, about
$5,00 per acre on each side of the
Alderman Summersett who has
ben on the sick tisljibr several
days is able to be out and at his
place of business again.
P 1A7 J. 17. -I. AU:
are being planted In increasing
quantities each year by the largest
and most successful market-growers.
This variety makes uniform
ly large sized potatoes, of excellent
shipping, market and table quali
ties, and is proving to be one of
the most profitable and reliable of
We are headquarter for the best
Second Crop n a A
Wood's 30th Annual Seed
Book gives full descriptions and
information, with the highest tes
timonials from successful growers
as to the superiority 1 of Wood's
Write for prices and Wood's
Seed Book, which will be mailed
free on request.
t. w. woorMvsons,
3 Seedsmen, nJL.-ond, Va. j
Office aud hospital on Inniss St., near
Mansion House corner. Day phone
205. Night phone 430. 4-27tf
NORTH CAROLINA In the Superior
Rowan County. Court, Term, '10
J. Samuel McCubbins. et al, vs James
Notice of Summons and Warrant of
The defendant above namsd will take
notice that a summons in the above
entitled action was issued against said
defendant on the 17th day of Februa
ry, 1910, by J. F McCubbins, clerk su
perior court of Rowan county for the
sum of twelve hundred eighty-eighty
dollars and fifty-seven, cents ($1288.57),
due said plaintiff by breach of contract
wherein plaintiff failed to re-imburse
the said plaintiff in said sum for the
amonnt expended by them as surety
money lor said dfefeudant; which eaid
summons is returnable at May term
of the saperior court sf Rowan county
on the ninth Monday after the first
Monday in March, it being the ninth
day of May, 1910. The defendant will
further take notice that a warrant of
attachment was also (issued by J. F.
McCubbins, clerk superior court of
Rowan county on the 17th day of Feb
ruary, 1910, against the property pf the
said defendant, which said warrant is
returnable at the said May term of
Rowan superior court, when and where
defendant is required, to appear and
answer or demur to the complaint of
This the 17th day of February, 1910.
J. 1? . McCubbins,
clerk superior court, Rowan county.
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sis requires no special
knowledge. The value
of a fertilizer lies in the
source from which the
plant food is obtained.
Each ingredient in
Royster goods is selected
with a view of supplying
the plant from sprouting
until harvest. The plant
is not overfed at one
time and starved at an
other. Twenty-: fiive
years experience goes with
every bag. , r y "
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SOUTHERN DISTRIBUTORS FOR THE CHAS. A. STICKNEY
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GAS AND GASOLINE ENGINES
J S. McCubbins,
P. A. llartman,
Jno. C. Mason,
D. I.. Arey,
H. A. Rouser.
HARDWARE, IMPLEMENTS, ETC.
Majestic and Helena Ranges,
Silver Steel Saws
Belting & Supplies
Salisbury, 1ST. C, Mar. 5, 1910.
J ROWAN HARDWARE & MACHINERY CO.,
f Salisbury, N. C.
" We take this opportunity of expressing our satisfaction with the 10
2j Hp Stickney Gasoline Engine purchased of you last Fall. It has fulfilled all the
Z promises you made for it and "has even gone beyond our expectations. We are now
g operating the 20 Corn Mill which we also purchased from you and it runs this mill
U with very little effort. Our engine is very economical in the use of fuel, is very sim
. pie and gives us no trouble whatever.
z It is our intention to use this engine for threshing wheat this sea-
53 son going to purchase a new thresher, and, also new up-to-date ginning plant. The
P Stickney is alright in every respect and to any of our neighbors and friends who, are
0) thinking about baying a gasoline engine, we would urge that they first investigate
the merits of the Stickney; or come to see us and the engine at work.
DAVID O. LYERLY.
The above statement is one among many that we are receiving from
users of our engines. We might say that Stickney engines are placed with the most
successfull farmers in the country and in every instance are furnishing everything
that is expected of them.
We also handle the Waterloo Engines, prices' of which ranges as
follows: 4 HP $125, 6 HP $175. C HP $250-
SEE US IF YOU AEE INTERESTED.
Rowan Hardware & Machinery Comp'y.
We have gone through our stock and picked out all the
short lengths of goods and put such a price on them that
you cannot help but buy. Our stock of shoes have been
reduced. Some mighty good values in one lot at 98c.
Our spring stock is coming in on every train. In a few
days we will quote some prices on new goods.
We have a fine selection of poplins in the leading shades and stripes. These
goods are 32 inches wide. Prices 10c, l2ic, 15c, 18c, 20c and 25c. The very
thing for you a beautiful spring suit.
We have a fine selection of lawns and white goods. Lawns at 5c, 10c, 12$c,
15c, 20c and up to 38c per yard. These goods are 40 inches wide.
One lot of outing to close out, regular 10c quality at 7c
One Lot of Pants Cloth.
These cottonades are a big value for some. Cloth at 10c, 12c, 15c and 20c
per yard. n
A large stock of men's and children's oxfords at a bargain. These are
samples and you can get some good sixes in them. Be early and get a bargain.
That is what we have to boast about.- We are going to sell this week 1 lot
of shirtwaists worth as much as two dollars for 98c each.
Calico per yard 5c.
Lawn per yard 5c,
Gingham per yard 5c.
Ladies' hose par pair 5c.
SBURY DRY GOODS CO.
A. H. WERTZ, manager.