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A CHdnl& rewspanerPublished in the Interest jof JBJJeopie and or Honesty in Governmental Affairs.
THE FtOWEKS COtUCTKBt
VOL. VIII NO. 49
Salisbury, n. Omednesdayovember 20th. 1912,
WM. H; STtWAtfEoiTOrr
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KILLED AT KANNAPOUS
Edwa.d L. Lino Met Instant Dea'h
Noen Friday -
Edward L. Linn, of Landi.
a carpenter, about 60 yearsof
age, was killed instantly at
Kannapolfe Friday morning,
a f eftr ipinutes before 12
o'clock. Mr. Linn was
ftoing carpenter work at the
mills at Kannapolis at the
time., He was killed in the
hlHflp.herv where some repair
work was being done. A
large wood beam was being
hoisted in place by means of
ropes when Mr. Linn walked
under the beam and just as
he was unier the big piece of
timber the ropes broke and
the beam fell striking, him on
the head and fracturing al
mrvaf fttfrtrV hone 1U it, CaUSS
in instant death. Mr: Linn
had been working at Kanna
nolis for several months and
was finishing up his work
inrv to leaving that
day. Bd was working jn an
other part of the building
and was not helping with the
beam but for some reason .or
other he had occasion to a&s
under the beam just at the
time the accident occured,
causing his untimely death.
The deceased was a citizeu of
Landis and has many friends
who will regret to learn of
11ID JjLWUV.. .. '
Hiking ArrangeiB'.Bts foe Big
-L B. Padgett is now in the city
u'd has taken charge of the ar
rangements for the big convention
that will be held here December 8,
4 and 5 by the Laymen's mission
ary committee of this. city , Mr.
Padgerti came ffaoo DatBam where
he has joitcksed:the bniiness of
the first of five of these oouvan
tious to be held in the State this
year. The Salisbury convention
will bs the second, and it is the
intention of the Salisbury com
mittee to make it the biggest of
the five. The sessions aro to be
held in the First Presbyterian
church and a large number of del
egatos are expected to be present.
The convention c ffioors are : H.
A Rouzer, chairman; B. F. Stev
enson, vice chairman ; Cpt, Rich
ard Henderson, secretary ; W. F.
The publicity committee oon
ists of J. H. Warbarton, of Rock
ingham, N, C, chairman; J. F.
Hurley. P. H. Wiley, A. H.
Deputation committee: J ihn
S. Henderson, chairman; P. S.
Carlton, E. B. Neave, A. L.
Smoot, A. B. Saleeby.
Entertainment committee: M.
C. Qiinn, chairman ; O. W. Spen
cr, Geo. W. Wright, J. A. Jones,
.Oe C. Fisher. Frank R. Brown.
Statistics committee: Prof. T
T. Allen, chairman; B B Miller,
Walter Tatum . - '
H'inanc committee : Dr. John
Whitehead, chairman;- T, B.
B own, J. M. McC rkle, JaB. D.
H ilig, R. B Bmtain, J. E. Hen
lessee, CM. Hendeilit, N. W,
C llett, O. D. Davis, S. F. Lord.
H. N. Woodson, R Linn Bern
hardt. Milk ice Blocks !o Cool Milk
An unusual method cf preparing
"tfor long distance shipping
been adc ptetJ in the Broziiiai.
vince Miuas Geraes, from
ch Rio de Janeiro draws m?Bt
? milk supply. Part , of the
sli pasteurized milk (m -fourth
:e-third) is frozen into solid
b s,we.ighing from 20 to 80 lb.
eih,anda number of them are
p is din cans, having insulated
wi !- and holding about 300 qt
The cans are then filed with
m V hermetically closed, and tBe
who U cooled to 89 deg F. It is
sa hat milk shipped after snob
t-- .neut will stand a journey of
15 t 20 days without injurious
eff c.-From the December Popu
lar Mechanics Magazine.
Winter Press Aoclttioo. '
TXQcutive committee of the
iHjar liCa; Trees Assdciaoa
Met Wednesday An Saliabnry
fef ?Tejt the date, fot the winter
i . -a
that city, aodtcqaaka aV
rst. lebts for it.-"
were , present MessB. J.
.HSJijae, of the ABheVillXfitj-
zeafE, M Philips, of the Q'tmii
borbNjws ; K . R Clark, of
Satesville Daudmark, and. J'.B.
Sherrpl, of 'theC)iicord Times
It was decided to hold the meet
iug on edudy and "ThnrscUy,
Dcicember ;pdi42. J 'v
B a s i n s s 's e s 8 i opu -i.w i 1 r ; 7 held
eaoh msruiDgaod the aftsrnooDS
and veni&gi wfbe givti over to
local entertainment. A trip will
l)e made by (jpgcial, train to tho
great Whitney dam ou Wednes
day aftruoouiaud on- Wednesday
evening a smoker wQl be given.
On Thursday afternoon the edi
torial party will taken through
he Spenoer railroad shops, and
in the eveoirg a, banquet will be
iveu at the Empire Hotel. The
heaiqnarters of the Association
vill be at. the Empire, where a
rate ef $2.00 per day has beenl'se
jared . Salisbury i3 "anxious to
hve the edit rs and will do every.
poBsibleifeo make the meet
i ig one of the most delightful
ver held Concord Times.
California Still in Doubt.
Los Angeles, Nov. 18. The
first test in court of the
presidential vote in Los
Angeles County upon the
outcome of which hangs the
political complexion of Caii
fornia's delegation' to the
electoral college came - up
here today in mandamus pro
v The issue was the vote in
electors received a 'plurality
of more than 1,000 votes
which the Democrats declare
should be thrown out be
cause the board of supervisors
opened the. sealed envelopes
containing the tally sheets
and corrected them prior to
the day set by law for the of-J
The supervisors 1 do not
deny that the envelopes were
opened and corrections made
but they assert that the re
turns proper were not tam
While the Democrats won
one point, that of j urisdictiou,
Justice Allen postponed the
case until later.
Business People Leave.
Quite a number of business
people and citizens of the
county are leaving Salisbury
and the county for som
reason. Only last Saturday
night E S. Sam pson, v sales
manager of the Leland Com
pany, the owners of the large
granite finishing plant in
this city, left for New York
where he will in the future
conduct the sales department
of that company. He carried
Lwith him the two assistants
who were with him in the
office here. It seems a pity
our organized boosters ata
powerless to prevent this
The Meredith Hosier Mill.
The Meredith Hosiery Manufac
turing Company begn operation
iset Tuesday. The ew plant will
he uncer the management of Will
U. Horah, a native of Salisbury,
and will employ abmt fifteen
hands to start with. It ib a small
but new enterpriie for Salisbury,
aud the prospects are that more
machinery will be installed before
many months. The company will
make balf.hose, ladies and misses
ribbed goods. The Watchman
wishes the enterprise abundant
'iJDLMtarilLE AT WASHINSTO I
Brpufilleii Jimk lor Sale. Nolle? of a
Public Auction. March 5tb, 1913.
Our lea?e with Uncle v Sam
having practically expired,
land having decided to retire
to private life, wef the underx
signed, will offer for sale, at
oUr residence, National Capi
tol, Washington, D. C,
March 5th, 1913, the follow
ing described property, to
wit: . ;: -
(a) One 'elephant, about
40 yearsld and has the foot
(b) Qneset of injunctions
and high cost of living, old
enough to' wean; sired by
Goldbugs and . damned by
(c) une Dig suck, some ¬
what worn from over use.
(d) One Republican ma
chine, somewhat out of re
pair. ' -
(e) One financial system
well supplied with clearing
house certificates and very
(f) A large quantity of G.
O. P. bric-a-brac, consisting
of old dinner pails, grandpa
hats, coon skins, Teddy bears,
Taf t smiles, and other things
to numerous to mention.
This sale will positively
take place on the above day
and date, regardless of
weather and everything will
be closed out on that date.
Toast Crow will be served
by the Old Boys' Republican
Everybody, regardless of
past political servitude is in
vited. This stuff must be clearei
-.-Terms- Cash before remov
JOE CANNON. "
Col. Rockefeller, J P. Mor
gan, Vanderbilt, managers.
Tobascus Teddy Roosevelt,
N. B. The Chicago steam
roller will be included in the
The Winston-Salem Sen
tinel seems to have received
tne fee for publishing the
abova notice of sale.
A New Baptist Bible for The Baptists.
Philadelphia, Nov. 18 jWhat
is regarded as a mostfradical ver
sion of the Holy Bible was placed
on sale heretoda? at the Ameri
can Baptist Publ:cation society
roomi It is a Baptist Bible for
Baptists only, aud muoh of the
old text has been entirely changed.
In that portion of the New Testa
ment whore the conversation of the
Savior is described in place of us
ing the Greek "baptise" the liter
al translation "immerse" is used,
so as to conform with Baptist
teachings that Christ went down
into the water for the baptism.
All the arohaio for us of the
King James and Revis?d Vtrsions
have been entirely eliminated.
The new BiHe is called the "Im
proved Version, and is distinctly
diffareut from the old Scriptures.
Practically no other church but
the Baptist will be abU t) use it,
because it interprets the Scrip
tures to mean solely whit the Bap
tist church teaohes
Porto Rico's New Wonder.
From far away Porto Rico come
reports ot a wonderful new dis
covery that is believed will vastly
benefit thepeople. Ramon T.
Marchan, of Barceloneta, writes
Dr. King's New Discovery is do
ing splendid work here. It cured
me. about five times of terrible
coughs and colds, also my brother
of a severe cold in his chest and
more than 20 others, who used it
on my advice. We hope this great
medicine will yet be sold in every
drug store in Porto Rico." For
throat apd lung troubles it has no
equal. A trial will convince you
of its merit, 50c and $1.00 Tri
al bottle free. Guaranteed by
WHALARE WE TO EXPECT?
Unlrmlty is a RicU Man's; Collage and
fobs ibe Poor of Air Equal wanes.
The election has come nd gone,
the ballots have' beeti counted
and the reports have, been made
From these reports "we;,l8arnthat
the Democrats take charge of the
niticna'. as wellt as retain the
Stat an an s.
In tho State we expect no im
prove men ts iu the) way " f legis
lation. Our StatelawiTjare not re
spected, in fact , we fthink they
were not made to fee kept. If al
of them were kept there weuld
be much trouble, for. in many
cases there are conflicting laws.
The truth of the 'matter is, about
every time a law ie tinkered with
it is madi worse, Our public
school law f :r instance is nothing
but a bundle of contradictions. A
concrete example of thifl it, where
the 'aw says in regard to, the for
mation of new school districts, no
district shall be made with Jess
than 65 soholan, npr another ieft
with less than that number. Now
in one county, we knowr of three
instances where tne- law nag oeen
vi )Utvd. i ne la v 8ipuiac9s tnai
ail shall have equal advantages.
There is not a citizen to be found
w th a sane mind, who will de-
ny t&3 iact mat were is qib-
crimination in the disbursement
of school funds. In the way of
giving teachers certificates there
is discrimination. In-1 paying of
techerB salaries there is discrimi
nation. For instance, a Soperin-t-adeut's
or a sohool boardmau's
daughter should not have better
pa than the daughter .with equal
or superior oaaiineatiouB ot tne
numblescitueu of the county.
The establishment of State
high school, paying fancy
amounts to certain, advanced com
munities instead of Jgoine ' into
. - . . .
hose districts where he schools
tire the p6orest,m belping them
up, Is the order of tfie day. ThiB"
is not "equal rights to all, and
special privileg s to none, this
not giving a "square deal" to
every man. Tnis is net encourag
ing universal popular education.
Appropriating large sunos to the
State Uuiversity, and maintain-
ug there an ius itution at public
expense, doing college worK, in
direct opposition to the Oharch
schools of the State is a menace
to the denominational iLstitutions
We are not opposed to the State
maintaining a University in the
sfcriot sense -of the term, to do
University wort, nut we are un-x
alterably opposed to taking
th? children's money and giving
$$00 per annum to one who can
attend the University and only
$1.50 to the child who must be
satisfied with the very poor free
Aain, ah extra tax is laid on
the citizens of the rural districts
to purchase an almost new set of
bjoks selected by individuals
whom we believe to be prompt
ed in their choice of books not by
tbe txsellent qualities of those
selected, but for some other reas
on. New books? Yes we believe
that re must keep up with the
t:mei in books, as well.as improv
ed machit ery, but we want to
get them as we get machinery,
the very best for the least price.
Now as to the books, we desire
to say further, that while the
State educational department has
presumed to select the books,
they have failed to make proper
arrangements for the satisfactory
distribution of them. Many peo
pie think that tbe local booksel
ler is making a big profit on the
books. He makes 10 per cent,, on
what money he takes in, nothing
when he exchanges for the ex
change. Now this 10 per cont. but
little more than pays the freight
or express. These books must be
ordered from six or eight differ
ent publishing houses. When one
of the kiuds of books exhausts,
there is nothing to do but' send in
a rush order by express for the
short, on this lot the. book man
loses money. When the school
season is over no more school
books wanted until next season.
The left over books represent
Lexington Baptists Expel Former Pastor J
Lexington, , Nov. "14. At the
regular monthly business meeting
of the, Lexington Baptist Church
last night,- former Pastor John
Thomas Jenkins Was expelled from
church membership, after being
denied a letter of dismissal, for
which he had applied. The ac
tion of thchurchbrings to light
a sensational story that has been
kept; pretty well under cover or
the past three or four months.
Mr. Jeukins resigned his pastor
ae here very suddenly last July
and has .since moved to Kansas
City, Mo. Letters of dismissal
had been granted to members of
his family who had belouged to
the local church, bus his!own re
quest for a letter had been denied
once or twice, owing to the fact
that he was notconsidered iu go'C
standing with this church.
The cause of Mr. Jenkins' undo
ing, it is alleged, was a lette.
written by him to a young wo
man in New York City. Thi
etter was improperly addressed
and could not be delivered
Bari:;g no return card it was sent
to'tbe:dead letter offhe. Exam
ination there revealed no nn c r
sender, but it happened that M:
Jenkins had enclosed inthn letter
to the woman a letter from one of
the Baptist leaders of the State,
commending bis work here The
dead letter offiioe forwarded -the
etter to this Baptist leader and
in tnis way tne information
reached the members of the local.
church. He was summon'sd' be-
ore a body of Baptist members iu
Raleigh last June, charged with
bis wrong-doing and rcqited
hot only tolgive up his work bf
but to quit. the Baptist ministry.
This he agreed to do and his re
iguation followed. At the tis?-3
comparatively few of bis members
knew of w and all were asioB'oded
when the revelation came.
The vote last night on his ex-
pulsion was five to one in favor of
it and shows beyond doubt the
fueling of tbe church toward their
. B. Sberrill for Concord Postmastershlp.
Concord, Nov. 15, Since
the election of a Democratic
President there has been
much speculation here as to
who would be a candidate
for postmaster at the local
postoffice. No announcement
has been made by any candK
date but for the past several
days the triends of J. B. Slier
rill, editor ot The Concord
Daily Tribune and Concord
Times, have been advocating
his candidacy. Mr. Sherrill
has made no announcement
that he will make an effort to
secure the plum but it is
generally understood that he
will be a candidate. Mr.
Shirrill was postmaster here
under Cleveland's second ad
ministration. dead oapital. There is here a mat
ter of several hundred dollars with
no interest. Don't jump on your
bookseller for any shortage or
change of books there may be.
He can't help it. The truth of the
matter is he is simply keeping
books for accommodation. Now
all this should be different. The
State should arrange with the sev
eral publishers to have a deposi
tory in each county in, the Statb,
and it would not be too much to
pay the man who will bother wif h
the 10 per cent., the books left
being the stcck or property of
What shalJ we expect with ref
erence to taxs? Will they be re
duoed or raised? Shall we expect
better times or worse times than
we have? These are questions of
great. importance, and questions
that interest every one. Let us
not expect too much. Radical
ohaLges would not be conducive
to the. well being of the, people.
But certain changes we do look
for. Albemarle Ohonicle.
Tbe Result lo Daridson
For president Wilson's vote
was 2,484, Taf t 1,509, Roose
velt 1,143. For governor
Craig's vote was 2,505, Settle
2,1J8, Meare8 567. For Con
gress RfDon Laws, republi
can, 55 more votes than Page,
democrat. . For the state
senate R. E. Little and Wade
H. Phillips, democrats, were
defeated. Ivey GL Thomas,
democrat? was electe.d to the
house of representatives" O.
C. Shaw, of Dento&r demo
crat, was elected eherifflftyl
52 votes; Walter S. Anderson,
democrat, was elected Tgjf'
of deeds; E. A. Rdtnrdck;
John W. Ma
was elected sur-
J. W. Peacock
iorouei ; A. D
Hiatt, D. S.
Sicelofl aud A. d Smith.
epublicans, were elected
ill? Sonthxa ;ii&isfifi Apparalos.
The shoo aiid vards of thp
Southern Rii'way Company at
Spencer have i been 'supplied' witb
unampion-, ugimitm .ecgines . for
fl rel'fec ip ih e:-engiu es are,
m antii acturedithe1 ; Aaeifioan
La Froice;Fije" ' EUe'Odpany
and aheyXlyoh with bi-
carboffat so4an'Bii)hunc acid.
are monntsWSii ivnakTR-wA
suited to the neipit!ie yards
racks, hosei ? nOMtieawrftnftltsx.
etc.. and will be a vaiuabie-aenm.
siou o ne nre ngnung quio-
1. f A. l CS A. I A. I I
iwjus I'nae oouinern were.
I U WOVVIVK
Washington, Nov. 10. Both
Champ Clark, speaker of the
House and William J. Bryan' aj
rove, of Governor Wilson's r,an-
froimcemwt lhatihe iUc84 a
special session of Congress. Mr.
Bryan said that he thought the
reasoning of Governor Wilson for
an extra session sound, an4
Speaker Clark said, "the people
will approve of Governor Wilson's
For rheumatic pains or neural
gia rub the parts affected with
FLUID. It penetrates the flesh
and relieves pain. For sore throat
gargle with the fluid diluted with
water. For flesh wounds, burns
scalds, or soresapply it direct t
fch imnnd. Tt hfti. nnir.kiv
For a cramp, colic or dysentery
take it internally in water. It
quickly corrects the trouble.
Price 50 cts. per bottle. Sold by.
all droggists .
X Caibila Light Use on a Train. .
D. R. Efird, an employe of the
Norwood branch of the Southern
Railway, has arranged a carbide
headlight, which is being used on
that branch of the road in backing
the passenger train out of Whit
ney at night. The light is simi
lar to an automobile headlight, is
mounted on a portable platform
with generator attached, and
makes a brilliant light. So far aB
is known, it is the only carbide
light used in such a manner, Mr.
Efird has been oomplimented by
the Southern officials on bis ar
rangement. How's This?
We 6ff er One Hundred Dollars
Reward for any cases of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by Hull's
F. J. Chknnby & Co., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned have
known F. J Cheney for the !aet
15 years, and believe him petleoc
ly honorable in all business trans
actions and financially able to
carry out any obligations made
by his firm.
Nation al"Bank of Commerce,
Hall's Cattarrh Cure is taken
internally acting direotly upon
the blood and mucous surfaces of
the system. Testimonials sent
free. Price 75 cents per bottle.
Sold by all druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for
AN OLD LEDGER.
Nswbern Mai Has Bosk Usei ay 6riat-
- eranafitlier v
Newborn,- 'Nov. )5;oigf)
Green o bis city has ih his pot
sss3ion seVeral old volumes thaft
are very, valoable owing to their
antiquity. Among these is aa an
oient ledger which was owned by
John Green, great-grandfath-61
-George Green. Th
ook is more than 150 years old
and iwS nsed by Mr. Green, who
condacted a general merehandise
stpre;ffNewbern in the year 1765.
j Despite its great age, the en
triesjmade in the book are per
fectly legible and can be read
ith ease. In looking over tha
accounts cue finds that the ma
j'ority .of the debts were paid with
uegroes arxd turpentine, an able
bodied negro -man commanding a
price equivalent to $200, while
some were sold as low as 150. A
negro woman could be purchased
as low , aa-f 25, while in so&e cases
tjie price went as high as 900.
; Ol more than ordinary interest
is the account of Governor Tryon,
who resided in Newern at that
Ttime. This consisted of snudrv
purchases oi rum, snuff and gen
eral mercharirdisa. Jadcirg from
chelorg list of articles charged
against him the Governor denied
himself little. TLe jamea of sev
eral ether' famous men also ap
pear off .the book. The volume
hia been mtuded down-fojm gen-
j., a '
Fiy prized by .ts-resent own-
ov. 16. bout the
ri,mflM r .vi
are through sowing vhtat.
W, C. Lipk has recently
purchased a new mounted
boiler and engine and U aow
moving his saw mill on to O.
Cf. Morgan's place.
Arey, of Albemarle, are
visiting home foiLs al this
It sterns that moat all the
girls of our comnutiity are
leaving. Several have gone
to Salisbury and Albemarle
to work during the winter.
John Stoker, of Albemarle,
has movod into our comuiun
ity. The public school at Pros
lrity began last Monday
1 rcrif $- ft h: n
with about for-y-five
students. I. Leroy Siiaver,
of Rutherford CoIIsje, is the
School also began at the
Parker school Iiottto last
Monday with, Eugene Reid
"Wilson," moved into our
community last nigh' from
somewhere with his wife j.nd
four children. We c'o not
know whether he is elated
to President Wocdru' Wil
son or not,
W. C. Lisk, who ha,3 been
sick for the pafci wsUi s able
to be out again.
Chal Whitley won the
prize, which was a ha . ibjme
fountain pn, in the M'ssiom
ary contest of Zion 'id. :;E.
church. , Beginning with
only five cents he macL $7.01.
Miss Erm'e T. Shaver and
Clarence Morgan wer- nappi-
is -married Sunday morning
at 7:30 by Kev. Romulu j HoflS
man. They v;iil inak their
future home at Mr. Moron's.
OnU K Fire Hero,
but the crowd cheered, as, with
burned hands, a held up a small
,'ound box. "Fellows!" he shout
ed, "this Booklen's Arnica Salve
I hold, tue everything beat for
barns." Right 1 also for . boils,
ulcers, sores, pimples, eczema,
cuts, sprains, biases. barest
pile cure. Itp.abd.es infUmina
Aon. kills paiu Only 25c ; at All
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