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aA HomlB Newspaper Published iaithe Interest 6rhe ?pie and for Honesty in" Governmental Affairs
VQL. X NO. 20
Bohumir Kryl, the Great
P TIT ITH liis band of thir
ty pie os
poon ud evening of one day at
ANNUAL VETfRA&s mm
' Rcwan Goefedsratfs io Ga'hr in Sai sbury
on WednesdsY. May
On Wednesday ay 13th
the annual reunion of the
Confederate Veterans will be
held in the Salisbury Graded
School building. The exer-
- cisea wil begin at half past ten
o'clock. The. veterans arn
requested to meet oh the pub
lic square at ten o'clock and
; vfrttm in line under A Parker?
d irection and marc h ? to the
Salisbury Graded School
building led by the Salisbury
baiid. Dinner will be served
"at the conclus'onof the exer
cises. Iv a private - note to the
editor Mrs. John S Heuder
sou says she is hoping Gy.
Watson of Winston-Sal em
will be present to make an
Court in Session
The May terra of the Rowan
Superior Cou t is in ses-ion
here this week with Judge
W F Harding prsiditg and
Solicitor Hayd -n Glement
looking after the interets of
The Beasley-Jones car-robbing
case taken up Monday
afternoon aud after putting
in aoout a aay u m poniu-
invoivea tne men were r.qnu- (jcuggied.
ted. . . ' The Gall of the Church to
The court i3 busy to lay!Ht,7. Mp?1 prof McAK
with the case of Sidney Fin- ier- "Th ' Laymen's Place
ger, the Negro charged with a(J 'opportunity in the
the murder of Preston Lyein7 Yh;.r,.J1 Tndav". Claude E
at Barber on the nii"-ht of
February 24th. Finger has
confessed aud retracted so
often that the court 'hardly
knows what to ike out of
his conduct at any rate it
eeems that Finger alone is
PaBtffll C2 al to Opsn op tJext Week
Panama, May 4. Panamr
Canal will cpu for commerce.
May 10, wh ri barge lin ;s
will be established to can y
cargoes through t biy dif li
The establismeut of t he b n gn
lines is made m -.es.-ary on
account of the coi-;r-j
freight owning t 1 : .
adeof the Tebu; ')
Two ships arri
lay from Salina C
t-ugar for New Yo .1
will unload at Ball- i . ,
ately, so that thei r c . ; r .
be tranf hipped to e n;
ges, which will be t
F M Thomas who had a
suing I r out hereas an oesto
path, has left for Missouri
HA Greene, of Muyville,
ll'enn., hai arrived a id will
look after Mr Thon. prac-
Cornetist and Bandmaster
lutliuuiir Kryl xl ho beard -'hnth o-
our forthcoming Chautauqua.
North Carclma Lutheran SyrsIIs in Sis
Burlington, May 5. Be
ginning tomorrow the 111th
annual convention of the
Evangelical Lutheran Synod
and Ministerium of North
Carolina will convene in the
Macedonia Lutheran Church
here. This Synod promises
to be one of the biggest ever
held- There will be about
100 delegates. The cdmmitte
on entertatainroent has Be
and everything is in readi
ness to begin.
The synodical sermon will
be preached by the president,
Rev M M Kinard, D D. to
morrow mcrning at 11 o'clock
followed by holy communion
The afternoon session will be
given over to various reports
and business matters. At o
p. m there will be an address
on " Beneficiay Education:
Its Use and Abuse" by Rev
V Y Boozer.
Thursday 8 p. m. ''Our
Japan Mission; Its History,
Present Condition and Fu
ture Needs" will be the sup
ject of au address by Rev R
A Goodman, "Synodical
Home Missions, Past, Present
and Future " by Rev J L
Friday at 8 p. m. will be
hnld a layman's evfning, ana
; the f0li0Wiug topics
zel: "Our Men ana tne
S i nd ay School," Prot. W L
' Our Men and the
Use of Their Money in the
( hurch," H E Bonitz; "The
Lutheran brotherhood; Its
H' story aud Purpose," A H
Sunday morning at 11 o
3lock sever il youug'men will
be ordained. The sermon
will be preached by Rev. B
'338n Prop3'y to bjRa Scld
On May 25 the Bean pro
perty will be resold as the
result of a ten per cent bid
h iving beeu placed on nearly
all of it. This property in
; 1 :.deR valuable business
;ii idi.igs on East Council
-et city residences, ware-
! set and building lots.
Uheumatlsm Quickly Cured.
'Iv Bister's hnbabd liad
&" '.:' oi rneunn lein m i
w. .oe a w9ll Luowa reaideut of
N on, Iowa "I gave ,Hm a
aitle of Cl:am?)irlain's Li! )men
vhich he cppl od lo his arm and
An t.hr. npvi morniuff the rhenma-
i i 1 . 1 t, . at m
;a nnA " For ohrrnio
muscular rheumatism joxi rm
iinfl D-thin batter than Chamber
iaia's.Linimenfe. Fur Sale by All Dealera.
CONTEST CLOSES SATURDAY
OKLY A FEW VOTtS MAY Wit.
A fit Oafs Uori inn Hi Prizes Will be
W9 are no-v on the- lap of
the big WATOHMAfL. MiXt" Eecobd
voting Doutest in wkiph btftidredi
of dbllari worth of ,pT'are to
be given away, mentibu of;Hll niob
has beeo. made on numerotia 6eoa
aiooB heretofore. jThe reqaiaite
for eucoeBi.is ote-geilingj," rotea
are obtained by securing subscri
beri to thesa papers Yon have
only till Saturday at noon to
make your final dash, an your
efforts between now and then .will
have maoh to" do? with the result.
This is not the-time for talk, but
work, so a word to the wiis il inf
fioieut.,.. ,.. -yihi-y
" Waat Will Ta Plici Sitatdij?
.. . . u; .
Sabioiiptious and votei Will be
received up till noon, 12 a. m.,
8atnrdiy "May - 9th The anb -siriptious
will then ne odnuted
and votes iaioed on all received,
then the votaa willAe plaoed in
the sealed ballot bo and turned
over to the judges, fwbiQ- do
the counting and declare the re
sultv The prizes will then be
awarded as peir the ahedule pub
liihed: N6. 1 to the highest, N.
2 next, aod so on. It will not be
neoeasarry for the candidates, to
be present, but there is ..no -objections
to their staying and teeing
every ballot oonntld, bot rf'mem
ber, it may take several., hours to
complete ahe work.
Prof. K'zer, one of-otir joudgea,
is not sure he can serve, sq - if he
can't, or aoy of the others, equal
ly satisfactory gentlemen will he
obtained in their places; - 1
Thi is your last chance, v make
the best of it, and see that you
make tne final report before, noon,
Salisbury, R F D 1-
Mrs. Aliie Hoffner. .... ' 111 200
Salisbury, RFD 2.
Miss Eva Blaokwelder, 214 600
do Anna Watson..... 127 200
Miss Letha Peeler 107 000
Mrs. Fanuie Morgan... 90 200
Salisbury, R F D 6.
Mrs. Rhoda R. Sifrife . . . 100 600
Salisbury, R F D 0.
Mrs. J. M. Yost.. ..... t 67 600
Miss Ollie Gray ....... 123 800
Miss Ada Liun ....182 2C0
do Sophie Graham... 199 000
di VTary Sifferd, .... 24 800
Mrs J. A. Roberts . . . . k. 120 200
China Grove, Route 1,
Miss Aggie Lipe. . v. 214 500
China Grove, Route 2. .
Miss Lottie Feeperman 160 800
Mils Cora Shaping 117 800
Miss Nora McLaughlin, 140 800
Miss I!a Safrit. ;, 120 400
Mi-8 E'sie Misenheimer, ' 127 600
Rockwell, R 2.
Miss Annie Boat.., v.. . 95 200
Miss Doris Ritchie...... 106 800
Richfield, R 2.
Miss Carrie E. Shaver. . ' 182 000
Gold Hill, R if
Mrs Enija Morgan...,.
Craven, R -U
Miss EsBit 8 seen ....a
Jubilee, R p
Miss Mary J. JS.varson. .
lyear $ 100 2,006 vots
2 years $ 2.00C . . t,000 votes
8 years $.800. , . ... 12,000 votes
4iears t 4.0Q. . . . . .18,000vntes
Rara 5 00 .26,000 V t-s
10 jean $10.00. .... .75,000 vuB
N. 0.. WEDN05At$IVlAY
VILLA WILL NOVFIIfl lmiT
Hi Sip Hafrti lniirtlQ;tffeaw, Think
mg la sua Hmen mm
. T.ofreontMx, May;T4.-2.(7i,f
El Paso, Tsxtf, Ma01be
answer of Gen. pMnciscVills to
a request-fro m j'ederalf General
Mais in cdtamanj of - thai 6altdlo
garrison, hat Vipt Joidlie Ped
erals in aveogit the tmerican
bsdupation of yaA Croxrss de
livered to the Feral jnfs'sengers
General Villa refused alaolutely
to ally himself f hi oien with
the Federals'tind sll re4 that the
Huertiitas hadA': voked foreign
io tervention for wSir . owb end i .
General affa' letvr saidithat in
MUion'tpocup5ng Vela Cruz,
the port o alinalrnr Ti jd been
seized by th UnitiStata forces
April 28. r v
Tne Maas letteys mfpart :
"I have reoeivej3$n8trtttions to
notify the revoluonary chiefs
that Amerioan i4erveoion in
Mexico is an ace'Jiplished faot.
The United States? f , th North
have committed- -grave offense
against Mexioo bydisembarking
troops in Vera Cxuhptr April 21
and by taking satr . action at
Salint Cms two digi' later. This
aotion constitutes tRe intention of
war and this is tSBupreme mo
ment to call on thepatriotism of
all Mexicans io pteittnt a; united;
front and forget O4$differenoei in
the intense love ojf-.tjl country of
whioh we are posteirwl. We can
oonsider th6 enemf on ly as a
foreigner, who in h moit unjust
aod ignoble inantteWhas stepped
upon the holy soit our father
We therefore elbl npof your,
brothers to rally ioiha common
cause for the defans of thg- Na
tional integrjty. u coufoT riot
mfTvi n -than
in the causs: o'ail Mexioo,
that we can marob'tpther on the
VIL A'S Efc.Y.
General Villa's answer in part
"I know that tb9'4entificos, by
various processes, ifpo this time,
have sought to brinif bout North
American interventions, in Mexico.
It is known without doubt that
the ooming of the Americans was
desired and provoked by you.
The manner in whioh7you have ex
cited internal troubtr and then
called on all Mexlcioia to help
fight the external 'ro.ubles, is
clear to all the worli;
f' General Huertad you did
not show much wistlolo when you
were oonverted intnstrameats
of the cientifiooBajqd brought
about the assassin ifeieai of Presi
dent Madero, Liberal Democrats,
because you did nofrvfealiie that
the blood ot the herfy who start
ed the democratic 'movement in
1910 would cause a si&l war that
wmld lead to your vevn.
'Now yen desirelttf jprovbke a
foreign war to Ba;- yourselvei
from the disaster oomng from the
"The constitutialiists desire
to do all possible cdSfratible with
the National dignitjf lo avoid a
foreign war, but if woaire not abl
to avoid it we will faetwo enem
ies, the powerful strjkfger and the
depraved com patriots,
OTHERS J IN IN mTVakh.
Chihuahua, Mexicl, May 5
General t)brgcn, t'smm'ind'ug
the division of the Jrthweet of
the rebel army; GcUablo Qwi
zales, oommauding t.4 N itheast
division; Genera! PK.ia N rena,
commanding the Ge-i?4l div sion ;
General Cabellero :frnmindiug
the besiegine fore- s fj$ Tampico
and othe-s haye refuS proposals
that the unito withje Federals
to repl an A morican.iji vision.
leep Bowel Movemt Regular-
Dr. Ki A NewLifJ:f ills keep
stoua- h-i. livr aodridhevs in
healthy co id tiou. Jl.the body
, tf x "i" 'ti nl was t Improve
your complexion by ishiug the
, livr and kidneys. f, 'f got' more
f- lief from on bx' ofr. King's
New Life Pills than a'jy medicine
I or trie !," sy -Qjfjl. Hatfield,
f CiiatfO. 111.
25 at your
. ... saawsMBBawsaisswsMwaMa
This is an illustration of (he farm
of the farmers of th Comty. Tt is
MEETING OF DEMOCRATIC
Pflllbolders. And Judges Named And Rules
Adopted for brPrintirles. '
The county Democratic execu
tive committee held a meeting in
Chairman Woodson's office Sat
urday, passed the following rules
governing the primaries, some of
which had before been adopted.
Attention was called to the f aot
that every candidate must deposit
the entrance fe, $6. with, the
Chairman before 6 o'clock next
Saturday, May 9th : The follow
ing rules in compliance with a-j
recent state law was adopted, to
That in case a voter in any one
township votes for more than one
candidate in that township for
county ccm missioner, ' that vote
will not be - counted tor oounty
commissioner . in that " townhip
bu it, will not effect any- other
Th.n.m of oi tohipi t"SSH?
from which the candidates are res
idents will be printed on the bal
lots, If any manager resign be
fore day of primary the Oounty
Chairman will fill the vaoanoy, if
a manager does not come un on
day of primary the other msnager
or managers will supply the plaoe,
if neither manager oomes up at
the appointed hour the chairman
of the ex Com., of that township
will fill the vacancies, and if the
chairman is not there the demo
crats present will elect managers.
The following pollholders and
judges to manage the primaries
were named by committee:
North Ward, M. A. Shank, W.
A. Thompson, John R. Crawford.
South Ward, W.'A. McCanbsi,
F. 0. Talbort, D. L. Sides.
Eastward, W. T'R. Jenkins,
W. H. Crowder, J. C Fugeson.
West Ward, W M. Harris, T
J. Kabe, W. T. Rainy.
Chestnut Hill, N. W. Collet, G.
Spenoer, J. W. Payne, W. S.
Freeman, J M. Ellis.
East Spencer. C. A. Sides, H.
L. Walker, J. L Rufty,
Franklin, W. C. Lindsey, G. Y
Unity, Claude Barber. D. Click.
Scotch Irish, H. C. Turner, C.
Cleveland, C. R Wood, R. B.
Mt. Ulla; J 0 Sherill, J K
Steele, L M Lippard, Joe Glov
er Bost Mill, J B Lingle, W I
Grant Creek, Peter J Cress, W
Bradshaws, Sam A Carrigin, C
Enochsville, E L Earriker, J M
Laudi, n J Dtal, O L Linn.
Chini Gr e, Robt. Gray, H J
PpBlnr, J L Sifford.
Btiau X Roads, White Menus,
Heilig Mill, H M. L Aguer, W
Gold Htll, Henry Smith, W
Berhandrf s Mill, L L Feeper
Rockwell Luther Stikeleatber,
Granite Quarry, J H A Lyerly,
Morgan, W C Iiak, Thomas H
Rowan Academy, Juuius Thorn
a3. William Oldie.
Hitter Shop, Julius A Pee'er
Lewis H Agner.
To Cure a Cold In One Day
Take XXATIVBBROMO Quinine. It stops the
Cough and Headache and works off the Cold.'
Drugsiats refund money if it fail to cure.
& W. GROVB'B aiffnature a cart tax. 830i
'"i -r v. rt4-,, win""
THE ROWAN COUNTY FARM LIFE
life school to be nmlt at China Grove, N. C, for the boys and girls
to be of brick with granite trimmings.
Mtf.Nj UF.OiU'jHTERS OF LIBERTY.
Ooe Hundred And Hfiy Delegates Present.
Wmingtonn Next Place of Meeting.
On the 28tB of April the State
3ounoil of the Daughters of Lib
rty meet in the Eagles' hall, hav
ing been called together. by State
Councilor J. N. -Maxwell. W. A.
Fogleman of this citv State Sec
retary and W. D. Philips of Spray,
State Treasurer. a
' An address was made at the
banquet by National Cpkcilor
W.' S. Wacker. More" (hsn one
hundred and fifty delegates and
visitors were in attendance,
The banquet given daring the
evening - was a grands success .
The welcome address was made
by Mayor Woodson.
The election of pffioers was
gone into and the following were
State Councilor, J. T. Mays,
of Durham. . I- ...
8 tats -Vice Councilor, J. O. Kes-
State Associate Vice Coucilor.
Mrs. J. H. Barclay, of Rooky
Gudie, Miss Fannie Richardson,
Treasurer. W. D. Philips, of
Secretary, A. W. Cole, of Bur
These newly elected officers
were installed by National Conn
cilor W. S.Waoker, of Philadel
phia, after which the convention
Wilmington was chosen as the
plaoe of next convention, winning
ever several other plaoes.
The sessions of the State
Council were full of business -of
interest to the members of this
patriotic order. By resolution
the delegates reiterated the fav
oring by the entire membership cf
the older of the reading of the
Bible in the public schools: the
floating of the Amerioan flag over
every public sohool house in the
land; passed resolutions regarding
the restriction of immigration to
this country and urging the pas
sage of the present immigration
bill now before Congress; favored
oompulsory education, and re
iterated its loyalty to the princi
ples for which the , order stands.
The reports of the various com
mitties showed the State Council
to be in a most prosperous and
growing oendition, there having
been an inorease of over 600 in
membership during the past year
with eleven new oounoils institu
ted. There is also an inorease in
the amount in the treasury and
in this respeot the State council
is now in better shape than its
A New Oarage Opened
F M Thompson has opened
a new parage on East Liberty
Street between Main and the
new depot. The building
and equipment has been es
pecially arranged for a first
class garage. It will be know
as the Star garage and will
be in charge of Eugene Thom
pson, who is an experienced
mechanic and an automobile
Card of Thanks.
The undersigned tffkt this meth
ed of thanking theit many friends
for the numerous wards and acts
of kindness during; the illness and
death of husband and father. All
were greatly appreciated and will
be long remembered;
Mrs, D. D. Alexauder
- - and ohildren.
M. H. 8fftWARTi EDITOR
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEET.
Chain Gang to do the Excavating tor the
Military School. .
The board of county qommis-
sioners met in regular monthly
session in their room in the oourt
bouse Monday, all members being
Dr. E. W. Carrie, health officer.
reported all oounty institutions
in good sanitary condition-and no
Township Tax Collector Barger
reported haying collected $53,957-
90. Sherriff MoKenzie reported
tax collections as follows: Gener
al, $55,778.83; special road, 17,
683 72; privilege, $1,459; 1912 tax
$21.99. -V '
t was ordeted- that . the road
from the Ridge road to Gobble's
ferry be received as a'pu bj iOroad .
foroe be allowed to make exoava-
tion for foundation for ''Salisbury
O motion it was ordered that
the patriotio orders be allowed the
privilege of erecting a flag upon
the court house.
Ordered that no damages be al
lowed any one on the StataBville
road on account of new out road.
Mrs. Patterson, keeper of the
county home, reported 13 inmates
in the home: 6 white and 7 oolor
ed. It was ordered that the oounty
surveyor be sent to Scotch Irish
township to make survey from a
point on the Wilksboro to Cleve
land road, also from a point on
the Wilksboro road to a point on
the Cooleemee and Salisbury road.
On motion it is ordered that the
chairman appoint a committee to
look into the advisability of build
ing a workhouse at the county
home. The following members
composed the committee : Bailey
Peeler and Trott.
Ordered thit a special school
election be held in Gold Hill
township, distriotNo. 6, whioh is ,
the Rockwell district to vote on a
special sohool tax of 80 cents on
each hundred dollars Dronertv
valuation and 90 cents on each
poll, this election having been
petitioned for by the people of
that sohool district. Columbus.
Holihouser is appointed registrar
for said eleotion with J. D. Shoe
and Crawford Holshouier as
Many people will be inter
ested in the announcement of
the marriage of Miss Hattie
Miller of Spencer, to Jay M
Sink at the Baptist church
May 14 Spencer loses an
other well known an popular
young lady whilst the groom
wins a blooming bride who
will be the pride of his life.
Health a Factor in Success.
The largest faotor contributing
to a man's snooess is undoubtedly
health. It has been observed that
a man is seldom sick when his
bowels are regular he is never
well when they are constipated.
For constipation you will find
nothing better than Chamberlain's'
Tablets. They not only move
the bowels but improve the ap
petite and strengthen the digei
For Sale by All Dealers.