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BOTH SEHATpRS IH CHARLOTTE.
Ro Ln S Oiiinin aod Hon RU sromons
wm Guests of tiis Quien Ci! Thui JQai.
Say Thuraday'i Observer:
Thii will be an . areatf al r day in
Charlotte? The Q.aeen . Oiiv will
hive the honor of 'enterUiaing
. daciDg the day both Uuiied States
Senators from North Carolina,
Hon. Lee S. Overman and Hon.
F. M, Simmona. Both will ap
pear before Charlotte and Meck
lenburg aadimoes, the former in
behalf of hit candidacy lor tne
Senate and the latter to address
in annual bicuiu to be held at
8teel Creek church. I is pro
bable that Mr Simmons will also
" arrive in the city in time to go out
to Steele Creek bd if he does, ar
taugemeots will be muds to have
him make a speech- there. x Mr.
Overman will addrest the gather
ing at 11 o'cock. Mr. Simmons
will upeak ton'ght at 8:80 iu be
half of his iuterest iu the senator
At 7:80 troiht Judge N L
Eary of Gr. euiboru aud Rev Pla
to Durham will be the prominent
figures in x rciscs that will for
mally dedicate the five new school
buildings of Charlotte. The
coming of thtse two distinguished
citizens of the State will be a de
light, to their many friends in the
city aud espeoially to these who
are interested iu the well-being of
the schools. Both these geutle
menare profoundly wrapped up
in the caus of higher education
and their selection for the func
tions of the evening was thorough
It is the desire of tb se in charge
to have the forms I dedicatory ei
eroises which are to be held at the
Auditorium over in time for those
who want to hear Senator Sim
moos to gt to the Academy of
Music,, where the Senator will ap
pear, in abundance cf time.
Paring their stay in the city,
frieuds of both Senator Overman
aod Senator Simmons will see tr
it thtt their stay is marked with
pleasure as wU as profit. The
coming of Senator Simmons is
particularly epochal iu that h'B
appearance here will mark the
openening of his campaign in the
State so far as he is personally
A Dozen are Poisoned it ''Mushroom"
New York, Sept. 16. Twelve
who attended the mushroom
party of Daniel Faunbauerof No.
. 22 Worthington street, Long Is
: land City, Saturday night were
poisoned, and two of them are
in a serious condition. Fann
baur and his neighbor, John
Eonantangpa,' who ate most of
the "mushrooms," which were
toadstools, are id St. John's Hos
pital, Long Island City, and last
night it was said their condition
Their wives too were poisoned.
A three-year-old child, two
daughters and a son of -Faun-bauer,
Peter Pulaski, John Bl-
croski, Paul Churgach and Pop
ball Peapica were the other vic
tims. Fauubauer and Eonantangna
took a stroll in the woods near
- Casino Beach, in the Astoria sec
tions, Saturday and were sur
prised at the abundauce of what
they supposed to be mushrooms
growing about They collected
Learly a bushel. They told their
friends to call in the evening to
have a feast. The. guests came
aud a big lot of the toadstools
was put on the stove to boil.
When tnis was ready to serve
another pot was put on while the
dozen sat down to eat. Soon
they felt the effects of the poison.
We offer One Hundred Dllars
Regard for auy oase of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by Hall's
F. J. CHENNEY & CO., To
We, tht undersigned, have
known F. J Cheney for the last
15 years, aod believe him perfect
ly honorable in all business trans
actions aud financially able to car
ry out any obligations made by
NATIONAL BANK OF COM
MERCE, Toledo, 0
Hail's Catarrh Cure is taken
internally, acting directly "upon
the blood and mucous surfaces of
the system. Testim5nials sent
free. Price 75 cents per bottle.
Sold by all Druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for
Wintel A copy of Ru tuple's H's-
tory of R)wan and Wheeler's
Reminiscences. Write to Mm.
Frank J. McOuMrius, Box 54,
.Salisbury, N O. 9-18 8fc pd.
Fur Sill. A thorougherbred Po-
land China stock hog, 10 months
old. A." M. Withbbspoon, at
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A CONTEST FOR BRAVE, EMTERPRISIMG BOYS wmmM
First Prize After several months investigation The Watchman and Record decided that the Pope
otorcycle, four horsepower, made at the fti.ous Pope bicycle factory, Hartford, Conn., was probably the best
article on the market of its kind and, has made arrangemnt for one of its best machines to give away absolutely free
in this contest. We expect to have one on exhibition at Williams' bicycle repair shop at an early day for examina
tion, or if you wish a descriptive circular can be had for the asking. ,
Second Prize An Iroquois Go note r Brake Special, Retail Price $60.00. Made by Mead
Cycle Company, Chicago. This is one of the Best Bicycles made, and well-worth your time to win it.
This contest has beeu organized to stimulate interest in -The Watchman and The Rowan Record, which papers are published as a semiNwekly giving all
the local and county news at only $1.00 per year. A coupon, good for 1,000 free votes will be issued to every one who enters the contest, and other votes will be
given from time to time, but the principal method of obtaining votes will be by making collections, getting renewals and securing new subscribers to The Watch
man and Record. When money is received and paid in at The Watchman Office. Salisbury, votes will be issued according to the schedule published. A Sealed
ballot box can be found it.THE Watchman Office, Salisbury, where the ballots may be cast whenever desirable; but all vctea must be in by 3 p. m., December
16th, 1912, end of the contest. If you decide to enter the contest, send us your name and address in full at once, when if you, or your nominee, is acceptable,
copies of the paper and 'subscription blanks will be furnished and you can proceed to get busy and stay busy, if you mean to win. There is going to be a winner
and if you will, you can be the winner. ' m
Rule 1. All money obtained by the contestants shall be turned over to the
contest managers, who will issue votes for same. (
Rule 2. Voles cannot be bought or exchanged. The contest ffillbe run on
a fair and square basis for all. Votes can only be obtained by securing sub
scriptions or getting renewals, or by cutting the nomination or free vote certN
ficate out of each issue of the papers. Each contestant is allowed one nomina
tion coupon giving him "one thousand votes. , .
Rule 3. As soon as money forsubscriptions is brought or mailed to The
Watchman Record office, by contestants, votes will be issued. These votes
may be dropped into the ballot box at the time they are issued ylut they must
be placed in the box before 3 p. m December 16th in order to beiyalid.
Rule 4. Nominators and contestants in the Watchman-REcoRitaontest must
agree to and accept all rules-and conditions. ' . - 1
Rule 5. The right is reserved to reject any nam for contestant for any
cause, also to alter these, rules should occasion demand. No cue connected
with the papers will be permitted to enter the contest. ; W Hf f
Rule 6 Any question that may arise between contestants wH ltis decided
by contest manager and his, decision shall be final.
Rule 7. Important. The contest closes at 3 p. m., sharp on Saturday,
December 16th, 1912. Absolutely no votes will be credited or received after
this time. The result of the contest will be announced at the Watchman
Record office as soon as the pount id completed.
Rule 8. The party receiving the largest number of votes according to the
rules of the contest, will be awarded the first prize, the motorcycle, and ho
who receives the second largest number of votes will be awarded the second
prize, the bicycle. ; ''
If any point is not clear to prospective contestants we should be glad to have
him call at the ofticeand have it explained.
We hope a large number will enter at once. A late start is is a great handU
cap in a proposition of ihis sort and we urge all prospective contestants to enter
their names and get busy right away, however, you can start any time.
Each contestant can keep tab on his vote week by week, and we will publish
the names of the leaders, or three hightwt, but the final count will be made by
a committee of three well known meu, after which tb prizes-wille be awarded.
. H. Stewart,
JJ. WRITE TO On C ALL ON BO"
O ALISBURY, TJ. G.