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ftblteked every Tuesday at 120 West
Bntered m second-class matter Jan.
Uta. 1806, at the post office at Salis
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of March 8rd, 1897.
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Sauoubt, N.C., Mat 25th, 1910
The comet, yes the comet,
the fizzle, the dim, tailless
comet. Skido. Once in 75
years is enongh of your kind
You are a fake. A tencent
BKyrocKet can maKe more
light, exhibit more tail and
create a more satisfactory
spectacle. And you wide
mouthed, empty headed, cal
amity howling astronomers,
BUND FIBERS AND GAUBLERS.
Sheriff McKeozIe has Quite a Round With
Them, out tbe Tiger Escaped.
Sheriff McKenzie, acting upon
information that Llind tigers were
loose in the neighborhood of East
opencer, on Saturday night went
on a stiu nunt ior some oi tnem,
taking his son, Whitehead, and
Deputies Frank Tolbert and James
Krider along. About 12:30 they
halted a negro, who came along
in a buggy, and, upon examina
tion, found in the buggy a five
gallon tin can filled with new
corn liquor. This was set on the
side of the road and the sherm
proceeded to make further search
and found some measures and
empty bottles under the seat The
sheriff had stepped in between the
wheels of the buggy while making
the search, was still there when
he called to the other officers to
arroBt the negro, and was totally
unprepared for the unexpected
which happened. Ther negro
struck the hors "with the . whip
a id lints and iumped out of the
buggy and ran. The horse start
ed in a mad runaway down tbe
road and the sheriff, who had
grabbed the side of the buggy,
was dragged along the road for
more than a hundred yards. For
tunately, he retained his presence
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be gone. Once in
five hundred years is enough) of mind and realising that he was
OI you. I in a very dangerous position,
slowlv let himselt as close as ne
nnn 1 A 4-n Vm nmnriA rolonearl Hie
it is indeed strange in this h,A Hrrmned. allowing th
day and time, when we have rear of the buggy to pass ever
good, safe banks at almost
every point of importance,
which can be made use of
without the least cost to a
depositor, that men will con
tinue to hide their hard earn
ed dollars in a trunk, an old
sock and in the crevices and
corners of their dwellings!
him. He was considerably brais
ed and scratched, but was not se
riously hurt. He at once joined
the other officers who had gone in
pursuit of the Negro. The Negro
had made a break for a nearby
thiaket into which he disappeared
and. although the tmc&et was
closely searched, no trace of him
could be found . The blood hound
The chances oa bank deposi- belonging to Officer Nash of East
tur musing, in comparison Spencer was procurea ana pue on
with the man who hides his his track which he followed
..... 1 . si m
money, is as 1 is to 100. around through .aast bpencer ior
more than an hour, nnauy cring
ing up at a house where some dogs
That W. B. Smoot has an- r&n out, at which the officers fcred
Surrys, Hacks and Delivery
Studebaker Wagons, Babcock Buggies, High
Poiut Buggies. Also a full and complete
Harness and Harness Accessories. Har
ness Made to Order and Repaired
by Thoroughly Competent Workmen at the Lowest
Possible Price for First-class Work.
CALL .A.2STD SEE TJS.
Corner Fisher and Church Sts.
Salisbury, ST. C.
nounced his intention of bes
ing a candidate for the State
Senate, is evidence that the
good people of Rowan County
are not going to be misrepre
to prevent their interfering with
the hound. Those shots flushed a
gang of negro gamblers who were
doing busmen in the noise and,
as thev came pouring out, four of
them were arrejted, while some
sented in the next legislature others made their escape into the
mr. omooi is a Clean, aDie night. The Sheriff thinks the
man, one whom the best of man they were after was in this
OUr citizens Can rally to with house, but whether he was one of
conndence and self respect, those arrested or not n j l
Few people in Rowan have 8nre- He doeB not kuow the 1 b
beenaR-nn.rt.iftTi1fl.rsin thn Arlf gfo who was in the buggy, al
tor of The Watchman in rugh Jfl?eg,f0 kuew him ld
i. , I addressed him by name when he
approached the boggy. The Sher
laws, we are just as exacting States that he would, have plac
o oyer ami, DBing so, most ed the negro under arrest before
neartily endorse Mr. femoors starting the search of the buggy,
candidacy and recommend but had no evidence upon whioh
llim to those who are lookinsrlan arrest could be made. He was
Proceedings of the Countf Court.
The court room was filled to
almost superior uourt propor
tions, when Judge Mi'ler opened
tho County Court on Monday
morning, and the docs: was lined
with pusoners both white aLd col
ored, men and women. Not much
had been done in this court
for the past two weeks, but
whether it was because Judge
s and the grand jury were
here and they were lying low or
whether it waB because it was jast
after pay day at the shops, that
they broke loose is not known.
After three or tour cases of
drunks had been disposed of with
fines of $3 to $5 and cost, Mary
Allman and Jennie. Lewis, two
white women cf shady characters,
for clean, moral men to reDre I making a search to see what was plead guilty to an affray in which
sent the grand old christian ln tne SEJ wnen tne negro
conntv of Rnwnn in H npyt started tne runaway. Jim Sorter,
laoiolofr.T.0 itr- a i who was standing near when the
.VOxa,wuxo, -UJ.1 . UUiUUl UUOHI i - i i -i 1
Yvuoro uv ib Known, hi8 wa8 arrested and is being
wuccuuruy iuiu iQOse lew held in jail awaiting further de-
wno ao not know him. Let s velopmenta in the case.
CAA 4.1 i. Til ll
boo luai nowan is properly
represented tins vear. a so linn FnnHioc nun
A . r-t 1 I UIUII I UHUIB U VIIIIHl
uiai omoot represents us m la Pittsburg a savage lion fon-
ine Senate. M1d t.ho hand that a o.hild t,hrnt.
into his cage. Danger to a child
They were let
$5 00 and the
eo with a fine of
A. C. Pool and Tobias Ncwsom.
plead euiltv to an affray on the
streets on Saturday. WewBom,
who was the aggressor, was let off
for $5.00 and half the cost and
Pool was made to pay the other
half of the cost.
Lewis Gullett, of East Salisbu-
ry, was touna guilty in two cases,
one for an affray and the other
for having a pair of knucks. Ha
lOaBa e-I ,.n nrnn o ana noil A aA rAa.
tration has inat. nmn1M ita 8a!4ed- 9tm ifc comes through menfc A pavme of theJ oo!i
am ' vvui uau uuu a I I i m i .r w I -
uxeb JOar WllU tt KIOriOUB rw nnnah Thaw alatr thnnaondi thot
ord of service well done. A n, vinna xr. n;crtrtQM i
m i . - i -a- s. iAiUfa o xion s touu v ox y wui.u
xuuor account oi wmcn
The present city adminis J is Tr! grefc when it"1?
- . ffsniaH flffor i f tinman tk.An.k
"A few doseB cured
a veiy bad case of
cap. have saved.
De seen elsewhere in this pa- our baby of
per. The aldermen and May-1 Croup," writes Mrs. George B.
or nave been working har Uavis, of Fiat Kock, n. c.5 "We
monionslv for t,h pi tv'a hnaf always give it to him when be
interests and welfare. There .ke8 .cold- .B wonderiui med-
has been no star-chamber LcineJor baTb,r8 t0I V,oldB'
meetings and no h&Wlh
wva imuugu wuu uaroxy n.(x)a Trial bottle free. Guar
a quorum oi iavorites. tnereUntAPd hv all nrnifeH.
1 1 - -1 -I I J OB "
inns ueen no wna scnemes in
fitltntftd. Tin AYtrnvncranna onrl
no Increase of the city's in-J FAITH,
- w . mm . mm I ' ft, tTm t
aeDteaness. Un tne otner May 2U.-r-j iat cars are scarce
hand, prudence, conversa- Tne contractors failed to get flats
tion. ODen meetings, honest placed to-day to load their gran
endeavor and er.nnnmv r.nn. ite.
sistent with efficient govern
ment, has characterized their
efforts all along the line and
in every department. If the
school tax was voted we were
promised a reduction of the
general property tax. To the
credit and to the honor of the
men composing the board,
this was promptly done. This
is such, a relief and contrast
with the usual promises
made by public officials that
we think it deserves more
than passing notice. For in
stance compare: it with the
$10,000 bond issue for a pub
lic school in the South Ward
during the late whiskey ads
ministration. Salisbury has
every reason to-be thankful
and appreciative of the ef
forts of her present adminis
tration, both as to the mate
rial and moral welfare of the
city, and the latter item is no
A young Lutheran minister at
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Fisher's,
May 20th, 1910.
Orders for thousands of dollars
worth of curbing has come into
Faith this week.
George Peeler has bought the
M. L. Parker house and lot and
will move into it with his young
bride on the nrBt of June.
I The pictures of the Boone mon
ument, Boone cabin and river
scene have arrived in Faith from
the picture makers and they are
A big bowl of
is the best dish you
Good for all
There's i Reason
For the large increasing sale of j
Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar Honey. When
in the need of a cough medicine
try it and you will know the
and all conditions.
m botn cases.
The trial of a buuch of Negroes
who were arrested at Spencer for
gambling was continued.
Oj Tuesday Bob Thompson,
colored, was charged with aesanlt
and battery, but the weman whom
it was claimed he had worn a cur
tain roller out on, denied that he
had struck her and he was dismissed.
Lewis Hannah, a big South
Carolina Negro on whom a pistol
was found when he was arrested
a Negro restaurant on Council
Street Monday night. On trial
he claimed that he had brought
the gun up town to trade it, but
was foond guilty of carrying con
cealed weapons, and was let off
with a fine of $25.00 and the cost.
His partner, and the man to
whom Lewis said the pistol be
longed, was sent out for and was
soon brought in, but for want of
evidence the case against him' was
Andy Raid, Joe Heath, Ander-
m-w . -r rfl 1 1
son xioage ana jerry uaamuers
were up for gambling. This is the
crowd which Sheriff McKenzie
and his deputies flashed and ar
rested at East Spencer on Satur
day night while chasing the Ne
gro blind tiger. There was so lit
tie evedence against them that
they oould not be convicted of
gambling, but one or two of them
admitted that they had been play
ing cards for fun. Ihty were all
convicted of playing cards on
Sunday and were fined one dollar
each and his part of the cost.
Three white boys, who gave
their home as Spartanburg and
their ages as 15 and 17 years, were
ohargod with entering a house at
Spencer on Sunday and stealing
and carrying away a Sunday din
ner which the occupants of the
house had prepared for the mid
day meal and who were not at
heme when the boys called. The
dinner consisted of a good sized
beef roast, which had been left
in the kitchen stove ready cooked,
some cherry pies and other things.
Two negro men, who lived near
sa w one of the boyi come out of
the kitchen window and saw the
bunch of three go off down the
road eating as they went, and
informed one of the occupants of
the house who arrived shortly
after the boys leu. They were
followed, arrested and, in the
course of trial admitted that they
had been in the yard, denied
that they had beeu in the house,
but as the dinner was gone and
one of them had been seen com
ing out, oi i ne aitcnec, cney were
found guiUy. Sentence was
defered until Friday to give them
a chance to hear from their folks
in Spartanburg and employ coun
sel if they wish to do so .
Maek Irvin a big black Sugar
Spring Negro was in court this
morning on two counts for ging
to the home of Orange Watts and
raising a row with him. He
followed Watts into his bedroom,
assaulted him with a pair of
ktiucks and knocked his wife down
Alter tliey separated Irvin went
to his home, got his pistol, a great
big 44 Winchester, came back and
was arrested with tbe pistol and
the knucks on him. He claims
that he had started to Esquire
Fespdrman's to report the matter
and had no intention of renewing
the quarrel with Watte, but the
court found him guilty.
Arthur Turner, a young Negro
who has figured frequently in the
county court, was up again on
Wednesday morning for assaulting
another Negro at East Spencer
with a crutch. Turner lost a leg
in some way on the railroad some
time ago and made a compromise
with the railway company by
which he got several hundred dol
lars. Since that time he has
ydone no work and has man
aged to get rid of most of his
money by high living, drinking,
gambling and fighting. He has
paid a good portion into this
Court in the way of funds and
cost, besides Berving time on the
roads. He was found guilty and
taxed $10 and the cost.
Frank Adams colored plead
guilty to a drunk and was fined
$5 and the cost.
For all Bowel Troubles
Use Dr. Bell's Anti-Pain. Relief
is almost instantaneous. Is alsc
good externally for all kinds of
pains . Sold everywhere.
The corn and cotton is looking
Zebulon Trexler has returned
home from Mt. Pleasant where
he has been attending school.
P. T. Goodman attended the
grand commencement. He re
ports a fine time.
Those who have installed new
telepenes are James A. Morgan
and W. H. Earnhardt. They con
nect at the Liberty switch board.
J. T, Kluttz has purchased a new
bicycle. I guess he aims to ride.
P. N. Truxler has purchased a
Strawberry Valley visited at
Lawson Pool's Sunday, I guess he
had a real nice time.
Z. B. Trexler is going to take
up agency work, I hope him much
Glenn Trexler says he has a
dog that cannot be beat. He can
catch three rabbits per day and
jump the fourth one That's a
good doe. Wit.trttt. i
Always lots of special bargains to be found here. Buying
and selling for CASH, enables us to sell cheaper than ever
before. We don't have to add profit to make up for the
fellow that don't pay, and we are selling more goods than
Specials for SATURDAY, MAY 28th.
Calicoe for 22C
Lot of calicos in short lenghts
worth 6$c, best grade of calicos
Speaial for Saturday only
Nice Sheeting for 5c.
Nice medium weight sheeting
in length 5 to 23 yds. and worth
6c by baLe at mills. Oar special
price for Saturday only QC
Embroidery for 2c.
One lot of Embroidery bought to
sell for 5o yd bnt rather, narrow for
that price so we are closing it out
for only. 2c
Real nice Embroidery for 5c
Extra nice Embroidery and lneer
sertion, per yard only 10c
Ladies' regular 10c gauze vest,
bleached and taped neck, etc, Our
price only 5c
Shoes and Oxfords.
Big lot of sample shoes and oxfords,
odds and ends going at about half price
and lots of them at much less that half
Womens' cap toe oxfords worth
$1.25 for $1,00
Womens' ankle strap slippers
worth $150 for ... 98c
Womens blucher patent tip ox
fords, nice soft kid lor $1.48
"Womens' patent ankle strap elip
pers worth $2 00for $1.48
Big stock of Selby's fine oxfords
for women in all leatheie, none let
ter than Se'by's for the price. . . .
$2.50, 3.00 and 3.50.
Lot of men's oxfords worth $3 00
and $3.50. Special $2.48
Lot men's $4.00 oxferds to dose
out at $2.98
Now is the time to save
i Money on Shoes.
Yon can always find bargains at
Prize Winner Extends Thanks.
John Harkey, the old veteran
who won the second prize, a good
sewing machine in our recent con
test, wishes to thank his friends
for their assistance in getting sub
scriptions and votes.
He acknowledges the receipt of
the machine and says he was
pleased with the fair and impar
tial manner iu which the contest
Mr. Harkey's prize gives him
one more machine than he needs
and would therefore be glad to
sell one. It can be seen at The
Yields readily to Dr. Bell's An
tieeptic Salve. You see an im
provement after the first applica
tion. We guarantee it. It lb
clean and pleasant to uae. 25o a
Re-Sale oi Land.
Under and by virtue of an order of
the Superior court of Rowan county,
made in the special proceeding enti
tled Essie Chambers and husband
against Oliver S. Kerr, the same being
No. 4, upon the special proceeding
docket of said court the undersigned
commissioner will, on the
25th day of June, 1910,
at about 12 o'clock, noon, at the court
house door in Salisbury, N. C, offer
for Cash those two lota or tracts of
and lying and being in or near the
corporate limits of the City, and more
particularly described as follows, to-
wit: Beginning at a stone, Jno. S.
Holt's corner on 1he east side of the
street - that runs before the door
of his house and runs N. 14. deer.
W. 1.60 chs to a stone in the
road ; thence N. 88 degs . 1.58 chs,
to a stone in the road yZ deg. E.
passing a stone on the south side of
said road 1.60 chs to a stone Jno. S.
Holt's corner ; thence S 88 E. 1.68
chs. to the beginning, containing of
an acre more or less. Bee record of
deeds No. 90. page 310. This lot
is about square and the 4-room house
thereon is in good conditio a and so lo
cated that another house can easily be
built on it. The property is cheap at
$400. 00, and is located in north Salis
bury or Jersy City. Also another tract
described as follows, to-wit:-Beginning
at a stake on the S. side Link
Ave-, Delia Campbell's corner, and
runs thence s . 87 w. 50 ft. to a stake,
Clement's corner, thence south 4 degs.
west 200 ft. to a stake , Geo. C Clem
ent's corner ; thence north 87 degs.
east 50ft to a stake, Delia Campbell's
corner, thence with her line north 4
degs. east 200ft to the beginning being
the eighth lot from the corner of
Lord's land suburbs of the West ward
of the city of Salisbury. S-je record
of deeds No 109, page 422. This lot
isjoeated on tha left side of and near
Livingstone College in the west ward
of Salisbury. It is reasonably worth
$75 to $1C0. Both tracts are sold sub
ject to a 1Q additional bid in 10 days .
Bidding to begin at $231.00.
John J . Stbwakt, commissioner.
May 24th, 1910. 5fr.
SIMMONS LIVER REGULATOR
Another Ro Over Statues;
The pcsi.bihty of Mississippi
sending in a statue of Jefferson
Davis as her contribntson to the
hall of fame in Washington has
stirred all the venom in some of
the devoted Yankee bosoms, and
'revived all the row about Lee's
statue. Here's hoping they will
send in the Davis statue. Mis
sissippi has got as much right to
send in that as Kansas has to send
in one of Col. John Brown, who
was hanged by the neck for plan
ning wholesale murder ol white
people. Hope the sooth will fill
the hall of fame with Confederate
soldiers in their full uniforms of
gray and that j -y will be nncon
fioed and turned entirely loose.
WANTED! Boys and
Girls to earn some
of our beautiful jew
elry, Watches. Bines and
Post Cards as premiums for selling
our Chewing Gum. We trust you,
sells easily, work let off hours and at
school. Be the first to apply. Drop
us a card now. Agents Supply Co.,
Box 265 Salisbury , N. O. 2-8 was 28t.
Notice o! Re-Sale.
Under and by virtue of an order
of the Superior court of Rowan
oounty, made in the special pro
ceedings entitled John J. Stewart,
ad mr., of Amanda Beaver vs. Jas.
A. Beaver, Mattie V, Beaver, Eu
genia M. Beaver, Mamie B. Kerns
and husband Ross Kerns, Georgia
B. Brown and husband Jas E.
Brown, Minnie B Blackwelderand
husband L. W. Blackwelder and
Ruth B. Kenney and husband
Francis J. Keuney, the same be
No. 8, upon tbe special proceeding
docket of said court, the under
signed commissioner will, on
satiimar, the 28th Day of May, 1910,
at about 12 o'clock, noon, at the
oourt house door in Salisbury,
North Carolina, offer for sale to
the highest bidder for cash that
lot or tract of land lying and be
ing in the South ward of the citv
of Salisbury, facing on Clay
street, and more particulaily de
scribed as follows, to-wit: Begin
ning on the east side of Clay street
at Mrs. Sell's corner; thence at
right angle to Clay street with
Mrs. Sell's line, 200 feet; thence
parallel to Clay street 50 feet to
G. Beaver's corner; thence with
G. Beaver's line two hundred feet
to Clay street and thence 50 feet
to the beginning, being lot con
veyed by Dixie Land c.mpaoy to
Sarah A. Beaver. See book 74,
page 628. Also book 78, page 41,
Register's office for Rowan county.
John J. Stewabt, comn.is'r.
This 26th day of April, 1910.
Jack and Stallion. I have a fine dark
bay f ercheron horse and black
Spanish Jjck, cither of which can
be found, at any time during the
season, at my housf, except on
Saturdays the horse will be iu Sal
isbury Call on or write to Motes
Eagle, rural No. 3, box 84, Salis
bury, N. C. 8-80 tf
For Sale one good young horse.
Also one rubber tire "Babc-ck"
boggy, at a bargain. Call on W.
V. EUor, Gold Hill, N. C. 5 4 tf.
Wanted you to know that we are
still selling a good ceiling and
siding at $1 00 for 100ft. Good
man Lumber Co. Phone 405J.
4 6 tf .
CHICHESTER S PILLS
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Canvasser Wanted.-Some wide-awake
young man who is not afraid
and can tell what he knows can
get employment canvassing in the
xurai aismcts by applying at The
Wa tohmas Office at once .
What the Peoplft of Rowan say : Mr.
J. Y, Alexander used Conk
ey B Laying Tonic and says its
grfat. His daughter Mis Ed
Davis thought she'd try it, and
in less than a week's time says
two thirdi of her hens were lay
ing, and she means to continue its
use because it means money to
her. For sale by James Plum
mer, druggist, Main & Fishei Sts.
Salisbury, who ia always ready to
ftstmL ea8l,7 earn from 18.00 to
hiV'v, wee vrkW ior me quietly In
her own home locality. This is a bonaflde
SvTf,11 w.iU Vy yu to Investigate,
even if yoa can only spaie two h nrs per day
iBvf8tmentreaired- Turn your spare
t me into money. Write me at one for par-
MAf-TB- TAYLOR, box
So, Woman's Building-, Jollet, 111. it
6eta Copy of Conkey's Poultry
Book free. It is the best poultry
guide ever -offered the poultry
raisers and is full of valuable in
formation . By mail 4c. James
Dr. Bell's Antiseptic Salve
Good for all Skin Diseases.