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A Home Newspaper Published in the Interest of tl People and for Honesty in Governmental Affairs.
XI. 110. 15. FOURTH SERIES
SALISBURY, N. C, WEDHESMY, HAECH 31ST, 1915.
Win. H. STEWMT, iUTO HMiEi
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tin Win Sfenf li.tf IT Sail. Roids,
. Stteias, Public Builiings apt Houses.
Washington, Mfioh 28 The
oil survey maps o( Rowan. Conn
lT ;iH iooq be ready.for diskriba
icm. 't 8eaator OTerman and JElsp
8naUTe Do'ughon lecured the
iUVdT and W. . Harne, a Norkb
Carolina expert in the Pepartment
f Agrioaltare, had charge of the
' Interestihg rnanlta will be
fefeaed by the report of this
&anjfy .
.-, The Barean of Soils of the De
partment of Agriooltaie in co
operation with the North Carolina
Department of Agriculture work
ed together on the survey of Row
an County, and the maps and re
ports are now in the process of en
graving and printing.
Senator Overman aDd Congress
main. Dooghton will have several
thbnsand copies of these publica
tions for free distribution, not
in the county but through
out the State and the United
Skates. Recently the people of
tTe North and Northwest have
. been looking to North Carolina as
field berming with, opportuni
ties and wonderful possibilities for
future development,
An accurate map showing: bH
. the roads, both public and pri
vate, railroads, streams, towns,
Bobool houses, churches, houses,
an all promiatnfe and well known
places in the couuty, has bhen
made on the conveiiiut scale of
one inch to the mile. Upon this
mapias a base the various types of
oil and the extent of each will be
ahown in different colors, so tbii
a perton can at a glance asoerjaiu
what kind of soil there is in-any
I a .
poftion of the ot unty without
.1!
ehng over it. :,
80 jto 43 printed pages - and will
embrace specific data on the coun
ty, its location, topographic lea
tnres, drainage conditions, trans
portation facilities,, markets, cli
mate, agriculture, Boils, crops to
which the soils ar adapted, and
the prevailing crops now grown,
and in fact everything bearing up
on the agricultural development
of the regiou .
The soils of Rowan County have
been derived through the process
of weathering and decay of the un
derlying rocks. The different
rock formatiaus have given rise to
variou classes or types of soil ;
for example,, the smooth-textured
siltv or floury like soils in the
eastern and southeastern parts of
the county are derived from the
finegrained slate recks: the red
clay lands in the central and west
era portions ot tne county owe
their origin to the disintegration
and decomposition of the fine tex-
tared granites ; the coarser textur.
ed surface soils of a gray color,
underlain by a red or yellow clay
qbsoil are the resultant produots
of the coarse grained granited and
gniesses. The strips of alluvial
oils developed in the first bottoms
along the streams represent the
finer materials .which have been
washed from the uplands and de
posited by the streams during
heavy freshets and overflows.
These soils are naturally rich and
when reclaimed, by canals and;
literal ditches, and restored to a
position suitable for agriculture
unitization will produce large
yields of corn and grasses .
Most of the upland soils of the
county are strong and inherently
productive, and represent some of
the best land encountered through
out the Piedmont region of the
country. Much of the soil deriv
ed from the granites is very high
in potash. Some of these soils
contain a sufficient amount of
potash to produse large yields for
100 years or more without the ad
dition of potash. Of course, for
the production of such crops aB
tobacco and potatoes, which re
quire large amounts of potash, the
application of potash to these
crops is profitable. Ptrcically
all of tbe soils are deficient in
nitrogeL, but this eUment of .pltnt
food can be easily and cheaply
aecured by the gtowing of olovers
And" cbwpeai, or by the adddition
lire ffloiiay
Resldencs of C. T. Ticnner is Pfaotically
Dssfroied.
On Monday morning about
H :50o'clo3k the fir department
was called' from box 26, corner
Jackson and L berty Streets.
They immediately rushed to the
scene of the fire which was the
house occupied by Charlie T.
Tiohner on the corner o! Kerr and
Church Streets. The 'big motor
truok arrived on the scene alright
but as the Hook and Ladder wag
on was crowing Liberty Street an
automobile owned and driven by
D. L. Brown manager of Brown's
Cafe crashed into it and complete
ly overcurned it hurting Mallie
West and smashing the front
wheel on the oar. This delayed
the company awhile, as they were
at present needing ladders.
The Hook and Ladder wagon was
driven by Henry Glover who was
not hurt. The occupants of the
house were not at home but the
fire company did fine work and
most of the household furniture
was saved.
Ah! The liuigoratingWhiff ot The Pine
Forest!
How it dears the throat and
head of its mucous ailments. It
is this spirit of Newness and vigor
from the health-giving Piney For
ests brought back by Dr. Bell's
Pine- Tar-Honey. Anticeptio and
healing Buy a bottle today.
All druggists, 25o.
Electric Bitters a Spring Tonic.
of barnyard manure in liberal
.quantities. Oae of the essential
needs of the soils is phosphoric
acid. This, however is one of the
cheapest and most abundant ele
ments of plant food, and can be
seoured from the United States.
It is the lntei tion of Dr. B . W.
K'lgoreto iisuabulletin folk -4
g the soil survey report and
embracing the chemical analysis
of the various types of soil, sug
gesting the proper fertilisation for
each soil and recomputing the
proper cultural methods to be
practiced. This bulletin will also
give the results obtained frcm the
test farms and the test plats oar
ried on in the Piedmont province..
On some of the test plats the use
of potash in a complete fertilizer
h8s given no increased yield in
the crops. It would therefore
seem that it would be more pro
fitable to eliminate potash from
the fertilizer, and to use the
money spent for it in the purchase
of phosphoric acid. Large yields
of oats add wheat have been ob
tained from the red lands in the
Mill Creek section by the addition
of phosphoric acid and barnyard
manure.
H E. C. Beyant.
Pallaria and
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In response to overwhelming
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panrone norn m one ox me omw
Romaiiisis Don't Answer
Here ire Twenty Questions Porelr Patrio
ic and Kon-Political. Remain Unanswered!
Here is the cream of the whole
controversy between patriotic
American and the Romish politi
cal maohine and devotes of the
foreign would-be world-ruler, the
Pope. They are purely political
and in no wise suggest interference
with any kind of true religion .
They were asked by a leading
mason of Louisville, Kentucky,
of one MOol.nP..,H, Callahan, of
the same city chairman of the
Knights of Columbus fifty-thousand-dollar
committee appointed
to investigate the waver of 'bigot
ry" which periodically pan over
the United States.-.
1 , Are you acquainted with
the text or general tenor of the
various encyclicals oi the late
Pope Leo XIII and his predecess
ors against ihreemasonryf and if
so, do you agree with their view
and feel bound to carry out their
commands?
Are you acquainted with any
directions to Roman Catholios,
emanating from the Vatican at
Rome, to become active in poli
tics, so that constitutions and
legislation and governments may
be changed to conform to the
'principles of the ohuroh, and if
so, what are the 'principles' re
ferred to?
8. As a Roman Catholic and a
Knight of - Columbus, are you a
believer in the freedom of all men
to worship God according to the
dictates of their own conscience,
under all oircumstances and at
all times? Does the order you
represent so believe?
4 Do you and the order you
represent be'ieve in the separation
of church and state?
5. -Do you and the order von
represent believe in free public
schools, supported by the state
and free from the oontrol of any
church br religious organisation,
inoluding your own?
6. Should yonr religious supe
riors require you, as a matter of
religion, to oast your vote in
school elections against those who
adhere to above opinions (see No.
6), would you feel yourself bound
to do so on grounds of religion
and obedience to religious au
thority?
7. Should ycur own church
become dominant in America and
recognized as the religion of state,
would you accord freedom or op
inion, of speech, of press and of
worship to other denominations
even when some activity opposed
she Roman Catholio ohurch?
. It you answer that you
would please state whatytiu would
do in event the
demand the fifth day of the Redpath Chautauqua week this year will be Ffinfl
ox xuipies. pail a nttje later fte pecamf fllrtypor pf .F4i iMnfa'
pope oommanded thajt auoh toler
ance be not granted:.:-''
9. Would you arid your order
protest against a uniott of church
and state in this county, or take
advice measures to g&yent such a
union? 5 1
10. Are you acquaninted with
the papa! deolaratihjka the effeot
that Freemasons ataufcae lexers
of all the enemies of the church,
and mast thereforee). stamped
out, and if so, do $oiji adhere to
this declaration an.Arder?;
11. Are you acqaainted with
Cardinal O'oonneU'j declaration
that Freemasonry i$the cause' of
the present bloodshed? in Mexico;
and that secret aid iabeiQg given
from this conntry Anterfoati
Freemasons, and if so4o yon be-
it? M '
12. How do yon a&onnt for the
fact that Roman Catholics distrust
Freemasons?
18 What art th ttaefc
your churoh and yott( rder with
regard to Freemason and how
far are yon obliged j&Qai if l($
ion to believe and acf ;ttpon such
teachings? v
14. Should your priest or other
religious superiors order or suggest
a business boycott against a Free
mason, would yon', hold yourself i
bound to observe same as a mattes
of oonscienoe or religion?
15. When snob; fjtdrtoes are
given uatnoiios, are tney gener
ally observed? -:v
16. If suoh orders are given
with reference to political dis
crimination against trreemasons,
do you hold yoursell bound to, ob
serve same as a matte? or religion?
17. Is there anything in the
oaths or rituals of the Knights ot
Columbus requiring inem to vote
against Freemasons or discrimi
nate against them in anyway?
18. Was there anything in the
oaths or rituals of the Knignts of
Columbus, prior to 1912, or ever
to your knowledge requiring them
to vote against Freemasons or dis
criminate against them in ny-
way I : -4r . , -.
19. Do you think there is any
persecution of Catholics in this
oountry, and if so, by whom and
upon what grounds do you think
it is being carried on?
20. If it be true that a large
percentage of your fellow oitisns
fear the alleged - intention ot the
Vatican to make the Roman Cath
olic church dominant in the poli
tical affairs of this country; to
suppress Freemasonry and secret
orders generally: to oontrol the
press ; abridge freedom of speech ;
prevent religious toleration, of
other sects or churches or creeds,
and control the public school
system or destroy it, would your
order be. willing, in order to dissi
pate snob ideas, to declare openly,
without reserve or equivocation,
on your honor as .American citi
sens, that if suoh should be . the
intentions or purposes of the va
tican or the pope, or any part of
tne clergy or laity of your church,
you would resist the execution of
suoh designs to the uttermost and
join your fellow citizens in repu
diatipg suoh attempt?
vfttiran nr thA 1 diatintt annh ftttpmntir I Artril 1 at I an BH anvanmcr" n am and a na ma. I
His Great Band to Be Here Chautauqua Week
Herder Sifla? m
LbsWi Pries iostntl! Killed br South
CtrellM Negro, Who Uads His Bet Awaji
Last. Sunday night about 8:00
o'clock Lucinda Price, colored,
was shot and instantly killed by
Jim Cooper, alias Dock" Cooper, at
her home at 230 South Ctaige
Street. From what can be learn
ed, Cooper and the Price woman
had once been- married and had
separated about two years ago.
Copper had bfen trying to get the
woman to orae back to him for
same time but she had told him
often times to stsy away form her.
He,, however, paid, no attention
and continued to plead r On Sun
day night, it ia , went to
her house on Crsige Street and
asked her if she had Jdeoided to
e with him. she told him : she
had not and ordered him from th?
hocaa.' ..He left telliog her he
would her. , He went to th
home of Sam Massey, another ne
gro and stole a single barreled
Shot gun and f going back to th
home of the woman, he emptied
the entire load in her left chest,
killing her Uvta..tly. Sherrifl
Krider and Chief of Polioe Miller
s
were on tbe scene in about seven
minutes, but the murderer had al
ready fled. After an all night
Searoh the sheriff and his gang re
turned, none the; better for their
Search. Jim Cooper is from South
Carolina and has been employed
for some time by E. K. James on
Fulton Street, he is about 80 years
of age. The woman also was from
South Carolina and was about 82
years of age. The sheriff still has
his eyes open for a due and will
do all in his power to arrest the
murderer and place him safely be
hind the bars.
no osi t rats irijr oit im m Ml"SSt
WnrWiafYoBOsflesIem
Thousands keep on suffering
Coughs and Colds through neglect
and delay. Why make yourself
an easy prey to serious ailments
and epidemics as the result of a
negleoted Cold? Coughs and
Colds sap your strength and vi
tality unless ohecked in the early
stages. Dr. Kings New Discovery
is what you need the first dose
helps . Your head clears Up, you
breathe freely and you feel so
muob better. Buy a bottle today
and start taking at once.
' The new bill passed by the Leg
islature increased the salary of the
county auditors of New Hanover
county as follows: The salary
Ibili increases the salary of the au
ditor frpm 2,250 to $3,000 a year ;
the clerk of court's salary from
$2,750 to $8,000 and the sheriff's
salary is reduced from $8,500. to
$8,000. This bill takes effeot
April 1st.
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Pallaria and his-great
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Francesco
;tteadingthe Milan Conservatory. At nineteen he graduated and
mPl&R WSkM'
Villa Defeated at Uotamoros. Submarine
F-4 Located Ootside.of Harbor.
The Russians have pushed their
way well through the Carpathians
toward the plains of Northern
Hungary in the vicinity of Bart-
field capturing au Austrian posi
tion five mi W south of Taraf .
Brownsville, Texas, March 28.
Failing in their attempt yesterday
to dislodge the Carransa garriron
by rifle and maohine gun fire.
Villa forces beseiging Matamoros
virtually ceased their attacks to
day, awaiting, it was announced,
the arrival of artillery. In the
event of an artillery duel, Browns
ville, direotly across the Rio
Gtrande from Matamoros, would
be endangered' and tonight one of
the gravest of border crisis was
feared. The likelihood of shells
falling in Brownsville was. demon-
trated by the rifle buUetiwhiob
iropped here yesterday, during
he first Villa on Matamoros
trenches, a costly failure of Villa
forces in which their losses were
fficiaJly given as 100 killed and
40 wounded. This attack was a
headstrong dash of 2,000 mounted
rifle mem. The Carranza losses
rere 10 killed and 45 ininred.
rj
fwo persons were struck by bul-
eta in Brownsville. Neither was
seriously injured.
London, March 28. Violent
battles for possession of the Car
pathian passes continue. The
Russians who. recently regained
posseision of JJukla Pass, are
pushing their way toward Bart-
field on one side and Svidmk on
the other where, if they achieve
their object, they will take posses
sion of the heads of the railroads
running southward into Hungary.
'f'Ko Tfinnla l?ntan mtimri
heavy battles against the troops
of the Teutonio Allies. Official
reports Bhow that severe engage
ments are waging in northern
Franoe, northern Poland, in the
Carpathian region and in the
vicinity of the Black Sea in the
Cauoasus.
Pekin, March 28. President
Yuan Shi Kai yesterday again
oonfered wirh members of his en
tourage regarding the question of
rejeoting or accepting the Japa
nese demands, which, according
to Chinese officials, the Japanese
again are pressing firmly .
negotiations nave reached a
stage which the Chinese consider
perilous. The conference between
the Japanese Minister and the
Chinese officials yesderday again
discussed, out sailed to agree on
the questionof Japanese immigra
tion in Manchuria and the so call
ed "Hanyeping" demands; name
band win render two programs one la tbe
lj3 dite the United Stejgsw
Passenger Tralo JIo. 8 tntf FrilgH Id. 73
Calllde Near Concord. Oae Slftri' Crrt.
s.On Tuesday . morning shortly
after 4 o'clock there was a head
on collision near Concord; oelwtfn
northbound paisenger train No:' 8
and southbound freight train No.
78. Three cars on "the freight
were ditched and the engine, and
two cars of theadengr,1 (With
engineer Clarke at the tftrotlf)
were knooked clear of thrt track.
From what oan be learned!: bna
man was slig'hily lnjursiS, b'uihbt
seriously. None ortfio train qrew
were injured. There Was a delay
in the morning passenger trains
on account of the wreck; but the
wreoking crew did quick 7 work
and the trains were soon on their
way.
London, March 20. A financial
report issued here today by , the
American Commissi6n for relief
in Belgium shows that $yb00j
000 worth of foodstuffs haVe been
delivered in Belgium?, since , te
inception of the pommlssipnV
work' Nineteen million dollars
worth of food is on the way; to. tnai
s trickeo country or is srJfor
further shipment, Of'thVgrjiad
total $8,oXX),(X)0 was jprovioted 'by
benevolent contributions and the
balanoe of $80,500,000 was pro
vided by banking, arrangements
set up by the oomission.
Newport News, Va., Maroh 25r
Fortress Monroe and Fort Wool
in the center of . Hamnton Roads
tonight assumed unsaal activity.
All the troops stationed' at the
forts were ordered to the harraoks
and the big gun crews andih
mine companies were sent to tneix .
stations. . ..
At 0:80 o'clock the eng'eaaxoniid .
jnna were started aicT tht .
operation.
Subsequently it was discovered
that one United States submarine
and three destroyers had arrived
in the roads and dropped anohor
between the two forts,
ly, the Han-Yan iron works, the
Tayeh mines and the ftng-Siang
oillieries.
Honolulu, Maroh, 28. The sub
marine F-4 has been looated out
side the harbor it was announced
tonight.
Portions of the superstructure
have been brought to the surface.
The dredge California will' shift
moorings, tugs will crisa-oross ' in .
all directions and ah attempt will
be made to lift the submarine.
W. 0 . Parks, a civil engineer,
has started construction of an im
mense diving bell a 64-inoh oast
iron pipe seven feet, in height,
flitted with a plate glatl iert.
The diving bell is expected to
be ready for use tomorrow.
afternoon and one In the eveniaf. fv
soon after became soloist on the J J
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