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A Home; New8papettblisHed?iijt the Interest
People; ond foi Honesty inaQovernmental Affairs.
SMI8BUEtIlJ M Wijnflliltm 7IH, 1915
VOL. XL HO. 16. FOUBTH SEBIES
Wm. H. STEWABT, ED. mp j?.
Bstai CiDti Coineicenieit
A tttgitafi Vultid StlisbaTf oa Tharj
iti, Isrfi 1st, to Attead lbs Coranienciraent
Theoonoly ichool oommeooe
mot held in S&iubnr? Uak Thnrs
dajiHo d nb find a welcome
piabe io tb history of Rowan
0 ty. a At eleyeu o'olook sharp
thtf prade began it'i march dowu
Bitty of the eighty-fiv oonnty
pabliff jiohooiB participated in the
. paraaod for this Chief of Police
J. RraiikMiller was chief marshail
aodf iud qamber of able assist
ants. There irere two bads and
the pariptio orders were also rep
resektsd;'in this prooession. .
At doe o'clook the contests were
began at fear different p'aoee, the
oldutrark house, the rectrder'i
o iUii room, the city school audi
toriaoi and the reeitttion rooms
of thfcity school, while the ex
hibitt"wre on display in one Iut es
streerroom of th Grubb boildiug.
At aitof these places as well as
for the athletic, sports in the af
terhotin large crowds gathered to
witness the same.
Probably the greatest i: terast
oentared id contest in the old
ccmxt liaose where the awarding ol
193 dtpl'mas also took place,
his meeting was presided over by
Oftpsrintecrdent R G Kizer and
Dr. Thcmif Liogle of Davidson
Oollsga was tho chief speaker and
his address was a masterly effort.
He Is a Rowan County man and it
was a great pleasure for those who
were present to listen to this able
In recitation the first prise of
5, donated by the Fair Associa-
was won by Sophia Hall, of Steele
Towpshipiifiwliose subject was
Who ilIr;Operi tlie poor for
"The Man I From HomeM io Be Presented Here Chaataunua Wccli
: - jVV I . rv Iw' V;
WELLS WATSON GDOT AND THE CHARACTERS HE IMPERSONATES j HT THE43AiITQIIEvV
; . : r v. .fx
a tsLiixMu man suung m a (jnanianqua aocnence is aucnigan last summer, roiiowine WeHT watsaw Xiinn'a rea-
dltlon of "The Man From Home," declared that had he not been fatforfaed otherwise hewevMilrarelj have
thought that the play was being produced by a 'group of actors inateadrj oiie : .
with ita d1at1n(HvA nnuMf-r nf vntm hAmma real ; " 1 '' ' tpT ' '" ' -
it la doubtful, however, if the play was any more ieal to this blind man thanjto thos who could aee, for. he
missed the expression of face and the gestures and other 'features' of the lmpersonatlbn whichfsilll fisw.distiii-,
guisb each one. of the characters which Mr. Glnn portrays. . t - . ....
Best of all. Booth Tarkinjpton, one of the authors of the play, has heard Mr. 'Olnn give the mtentatlon of
same and expresses his delight in a personal letter to 1dm. ... . ' ; -. - '.- " .', tltl- " V "
On more than 100 Chautaoqnaa last season, on a torn tf ginning In Mississippi land extending os vp into Illi
nois, Mr. Ginn gave this play, and it was conceded to be a ieadiag. feature of hprognm r
On Jane: 8 a communication to the Redpath Bureau war revived from Wlhona, Mise. signed by five people.'
It read In part as follows: "Our people were delighted wtth Mr. Wells Watson iGinn. The Man Prom jBome' was
one ot the most attractive entertainments of our Chautauqua, and wa wlab it icoald be repealed hereyt Competent
judges pronounced n one ox me oesi reaamga uiui uiej uau ever neozu. ; ,
Mr. Ginn is to appear hem on thel big Bdpath Chautauqua program.
6si Stuosr Seak bi eerzics. 6irnu
.a. . .i -L"l- 5rl-lW.-T-- .
; London, Apri) 4.
Oity:of firemfii'of Dublio ha" been
cil of Salisbury, oof ering a disTyerlyWxo4leaf
vt.! tancenf S3 feat in thrAfl rihniinn
ie awarding of the certificates
of attendance was by Mayor Wood
son and was done in a most happy
In the deolamation contests in
the recorder's oours room, under
direction of Superintendent
Barnes of the Spencer Schools, the
first priz4 of $5, was awarded to
Bay Monroe, of Franklin. Town
ship, his theme beiDg "Apppma
tox " and the seoond prize of 12.50
went to Levi Trexler, of Morgan
Township, who told of of "The
Duty of the South."
The debate at the city school
under the direction of Prof. J A.
Leitch was a most intereitiug fea
ture of the commencement and
the question debated was :
"Resolved, That the United
States should adept the polioy of
ubsid ztng its merchant marine
ei gaged in foreign trade."
The negative side was taken by
the schools of Mt. Ulla and ChiDa
urove ana xne amrmative was up
held by represantatives of Granite
Q urry a n'd Morgan Township
achools. ' .
The medal for the best essay by
boys was won by Wesley Morgan
of Morgan Township and the same
was donated by Holshouspr and
Howan, while Mies Heljn Bailey,
of Wood t eaf , won . the girls prize
of $5, for the best essay on Farm
OIBLS ATHLETIC CONTESTS .
Five schools participated in the
gins atnieio oontest, 24 sir is en
tering the ; fonr oon tests, as fol
. China Grovs, Sadie Oorrell,
Mabdl Goodnight, Grace Ketchie,
Beat Speacer, Willie Robinson,
Mae Christenbury, Qaeen Graeber,
Ellis School, Annie Eagle Beu
lab Meetze, Pinkney Meetze, Nola
Woodleaf, Blanohe Currant,
Bath Currant, Eva May Wet more,
Sadie Click, Faon ie Bell Benson,
8A'ibury, " Margaret C uncil,
Bttitah Lmkr, N ua Bruce, adie
Moyie 'Graoe Aaron.
Hop, Skip and Jump Contest,
fit plaoe woo by Margaret Ooun-
me second witWfvlKSeTobie.
Ball Throwing for Distanoe,
China Grove won 1st place, Sadie
Correll sending ball 186 fpet:
Woodleal came second, Blanohe
Currant, throwing 180 feet.
Egg and Spoon Race, Salisbury
won first place, Margaret Counoil
reaching the line first; China
Gr ve seoond with Carrie Ketchie.
Relay Race, Salisbury won 1st
place; Woodleaf second.
In both hop, skip and jump and
in spoon race tinina- urove tied
with Salisbury, Margaret Counoil
for Salisbury and Carrie Ketchie
for Chin i Grove. In working off
the tie Salisbury won in both in
Special features were the basket
ball games between Eatt Spencer
aod China Grove and the first and
second teams of Salisbury High
School. China Grove and the
first high school team were the
Referees in the athletic contests
were: Horton, Goodson, Carter
and Barnes and the girls' ocntests
were in charge of Miss Jennie Sul
- The following report from the
contest held at the city graded
First Grade Reading, first prize,
Indian story book, Catherine
Biown, China Grove.
Second prize, Ribbon, Ada Over
cash, Cress school .
Seoond Grade Reading, first
prize, Child Stories and Rhymes,
won by Thomas Griffith. Granite
Second prize, ribbon, Oornie
Menius, Cress school.
Third Grade Reading, first prize
Sfc ry Book, won by Margie Wet
Seoond priza, ribbon, Luther
Gillon, China Grove.
Fourth Grade Reading, first
prize, Robinson Crusoe by Buer-
baum, won by Gladys Pouncej
Fefth Grave Reading, first prize
?hird Gradjball by Arey Hard-
erljV Woodleaf i
Seoond prize, ribbon, Luoile
Fourth Gride, first prize, tie
presented by V. Wallace ox Sons,
won by Lee Kluttz Granite Qaar-
Seoond prize, ribbon. Key Fea-
perman, Cress school.
Fifth Grade, first prize, foun
tain pen presented by Smith. Drug
Co., won by Bsatrioe Holder,
. Seoond prize, ribbonr Preston
Eagle, Ellis school.
Sixth Grade, first priz?, bat,
presented by Bel k-Harry, won by
Ada Burtou, Ellis sohool.
Seoond prize, ribbon, Beulah
I jinkby af German submarineoff
olf Bock in the EnglishCban
iviaboutad miles aoutn of JLands
So9i Cornwall. Four members
bf the orew were drowned. Twelve
6rvyprs have reao'ied Penasnbe.
j London, April 4 The sinking
of tnisi ITok'isb armored cruiser
Medehii reported in a Ren
tsr's Petrograd dispatch. A- semi.
cl&eiaTQommiiQlealiioii from Se
bjastopol to Fetrpgrad says that
the Medjiedieh atruck a mine near
the Rassian oast last night and
Went down. v '
t London. ADtil 4 Stubborn
ittlee are etill being fought for
toe paiiet in the Oar pathiani.. hnt
pieara io jrrevaiO The Austrians
today Admitted the f bad;, been
forced tcf retreat in the Beekid
llotmtaiclai wrhile tbniiorht thv
oiaimed io ha.Ve repulsed cuany
naiiiaiyamdka ido to nava taken
more thau 2 000 prisoners.
Nevertheless, U .ia the opinion of
the military experts that the ' Ans-tro-Oerman
forces will t have to
retire o tho mbuotains south of
the1 Carpathian range and make
another effort there to prevent the
Rustian armies, and; particularly
the doisaoks.rom swarming over
the plains of Hungar . The Ger
mansbave uoade e slight advance
on the Vaer'f ron, where they have
takeuT a village from the Belgians,
but ?t is not believed any big at
teinpUwill be .made in this re
gion, as floods, whioh -cantjbe
brougat aboirtr at xlj time - oy-l to get rid of it jritn the least -poa
Owning the" sluices, c offer ail im-
Itrzs if l&ttrest to e:r Biiiers Cimi
-VThl oonrisora : W
4ay cialnidrier TiclimTtT'llar
Vicinity of r the Delsware cxptarJ
They were tbe crew's 6ftne elnaoliu
idation Loal Company', bargee
Ifoa. iix and nine from Baltf jkbra
fbr Boston who were drowned
when their craf ti fotindera niar
Gape Henlopen. TAf tog sliood'' by
fbr hours but the furrof-thi) it a
made it impossible to 9&b&tfcr
sistanse. J 'V -
Onlii Flifor li Uilk,
In a few days more the dairy
men of the State will be seriously
inoonvenienoed"by the presenoe of
an onion flavor m the milk,v Ei
pecially is this true says Mr. Eat-
mon of the foot hill region, be
oause wild onions grow very abun
dantly there and it is practioallyl
Hmpossible for the cows not to eat
them. The flavor from the ohioni
gradually disappears after the
cows are fed about two ponnds of
molasses with the regular feed,
the flavor is also reduced tut not
entirely controlled. With a view
to eliminating the flavor entirely,
Mr. Daton is conducting a series
of experiments at the Pender
uounty lest Farm. These expert-1 today and tonight reoorta o
ments consist of v arious methods I wreeka and nrnhaKi lnia.
of handling the milk snd of feed are reaohinsiscity fWiwui 1
ing the cows. Anyone interested jzeeption of the wn ptAtfiHri
in the results of these tests should when the tug Edward uokeach
write to the Office of Dairy Ex- went to pices off False Cape ye,
perimentation . for the results, terday, the .most,... aUrmJj bawl,
"or the larger creameries, a bulla- was received of thi probablf loas '
: . 1 J 1 1 TT:i.J . i -rr m ' .' t --'' V.
iq reoemiy usuea uy sue vjuimu ioi ma noiliaa Bieamsr. , irnns
Norfolk, Va., April 4. From
an parts or the Atlantio yceaa
Hate Department of Agriculture
vill be of value. The February
Bulletin of Toe Department oT
Agriculture, "Report on the Pied
mont Soils," by .0. B Williams,
chief, Division of Agronomy, is
one of the most valoable bulletins
issued by the Department recently
and every farmer of the State who
is interested in the work of im
proving his soil should write for
a copy, several taoies ana mus
traions throughout the bulletin
call attention to results of ferti
liser exyeriments carried out io
the Piedmont sections.
Maurits. The venel w
beard from was in latitudVr8J.l6
iorth ; longitude 74 east . She k
tent out wirelesa ca.lUQr, asaisV "
ance and reported lat aha .aa ui
a dangerous oondition. That 'wai .
arly yesterday mdrnfTrp
British warships,, the steameoitty
of Montgomery, . the coast .guardl
cutter Onondaga and severardtlier1
vessels rushud to the assistance of
' i. t t; - '-- rl rSi J;iwe atoi, Os &
ine rnns, laaurijB xne uri
pil showng tbeJrioa,of iiin tukAi
pair of shoes Empire store, won
by Oromie Bodie, Granite Quarry.
Seoond prise, ribbon, Emerson
Sides, East Speicer.
.Second Graue box of candy, Sa-
leeby, won by Stacie Hutchinson,
Seoond prize, ribbon, Thomas
Third Grade, first prise, hair
ribbon, presented by Bradley and
Lambing, won by Amy Benson,
Second prise, ribbon, Shuford
Peeler, East Spencer. t
Fourth Grade, first prise, pre
sented by D . Oeitreicher, won by
John Davis, China Grove.
Seoond prizt. ribbon. James
Leonard, Ellis school.
Fifth Grade, first prize, all wool
sweater by J. Feldman fe Sons,
won by Leon Tarlton, East Spen
Seoond prize, Myra Myers,
Sixth Grade, first prize, pair of
tennis shoeB won by Martha Shu
ford, China Grove.
Second prize, ribbon, Troy Hil-
Kneultsof these contests were
1st prise China Grove, points, $10,
donated by V. Wallace dc Sob
Seoond Woodleaf ,40 points, $5
The oommittee for judging the
county exhibits , was oomposed o
Miss Nell Johnson and Mill Min
nie Littman of Salisbury schools
and Miss Heller of the Spenoer
Sohool, and they rendered the fol
The prize of $5,00 for the best
general exhibit won by China
Grove. .. .
The prize of S2.60 for the best
exhibit drawingwas won by China
Grove.' " ". ; r
The prize of fJUOO for the school
showiDg the best writing done in
all lines of work was won by r Bast
SneaQer, . .
The prize of 260 for the best
map of North Carolina . wai won
by Dorcas Hillard, of Woodleaf
high ichool. Ail .the work deierv
ing of the highest commendation.
The ptiseof $400 wai awarded
Granite Qaarry for the best march
ing and general appearance in
ine, A pleasing effect was . made
by each ohild carrying m red and
whito banner with "Granite Quar
The judges for this prize were
Mesdames J E. Hennestee, M. O.
Linton and J. D. Using.
The Salisbury PubHc school pre
sented a beautiful . appearance aa
a body and, each child showed the
Results of training -
Distinction for the best march-
ing in the High School was award
ed to Mr, Leitoh's olais, the 10th
Tne best marching in the Gram
mar scnool was done by Miss
Klutts's class, the 6 ih grade. Mies
Margaret Johnsou's 2ad grade won
this honor in the primary depart
ment. Judges of the Publio ichool
marching were : M isses Janet
Quinn, Mary Wood McKeozie and
Mrs. D M. Miller.
The exhibits in the Inniss atreet
room of the Grubb building were
the most extensive and best ever
shown here. Some of the work
war remarkably fine and showed
up well for those who had execut
ed. Practically - every pupil of
the primary department Cof the
city schools was represented in
this display. The drawings, both
in piotures and maps, were splen
die and the other work was far so.
perior to any ever placed on exhi
bition at a sohool commencement
in this "oountyi The ohildren of
the city and Spenoer sohopls had
nothing on their 'Country' cous
ins" in the exhibit department
for the pupils from tha ruiaf dis
tricts had some remarkably fine
work on display. Those in charge
of exhibits arr grateful to Mr.
GhasH ?ropit managr
Grtfbb building Tofthe free use of
Warships, one . of ' which was" Ttha
Coronia reached the posftioVgiven
by the steamer, at 8 o'clock'. yes
terday afternoon. Wireress mes-
sages pioked up alopg the , ooast
Nothing M Qood for a Cough or Cold, I tonight indicated "thaf none of ,
iWhihuliaYe voold yon want ;the:yewala'Wpw4
the best medicine obtainable so as kf - the steamer and the ppinioa
u b iiwaavwpjressea . .suas sue naa
Bible; delay; There are many who Idewn with all oiTtoo
consiaer -voamDenaiu S: uougu - '
Rahi Afa v X jinfinmaRiiAd . Ufsv'f'. Lh North, C.
s. Jfiver touwoB wiilkhor.'
slBguinary battle. Nothing new
bas baen reoeived from the Darda
nelles or the Turkish' f routs, aT
ithough a Russian semi-official
jreport sftys the Turkish protected
oruiser, Medjidieh struck a mine
i Rome. April 4 Deepite the
4ifficn.it pass to which negotia
jtions between Italy aud Austria
ihave come Prince von Buelow, the
German Ambassador, continues
this efforts to bring about an ad
justment. His latest proposal, it
lis understood, is that the territory
which Austria might be ceded to
Italy be ocoupied by Switserland
daring- the remainder of the war,
and- turned over to Italy when
peace is concluded. This sugges
tion was advanced, it is stated, to
insure Italy's continued neutrali
ty. It is said that Italy also re
jected a proposal that Germany
hold the territory to be ceded to
Italy It is generally felt that
the Ambassador' iateit plan is
. Washington, April 4. London
April 5. A Renter dispatch from
Stockholm says the German
steamer Grete Hemsoth struck a
mine in the Baltic and sank, and
that members of her crew were
drowned. The Grete Hemsoth
was a vessel of 1,654 tons . She
was., engaged::, in traffic between
Sweden and Germany .
The Rosiians are on the Hun
gariah side of both the Dukla and
Lupkow Posies, and aided by re
inforoementi, arr gaining the
heights which' dominater Dziok
Pass. Even the Austrian official
report admits that fighting is tak
and cough by
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy two
years ago, I have felt kindly dia
nosed toward the manufactures of
that preparation. I know of I the Attorney-Generalof
nothing so quiok to relieve a ted States, ; and . 'Hpn , DeLaocev
Thomas .r, $2&Jt
cough or Cure a cold.
Niooll, of NewYork, The &
dress of welcomewill be declared
thousand, prisoners, while the! by Governor; Locke Craig i'tthe.rv
Austrians . also assert that they spouse br Mr. F. 6, Hardinf of
repulsed a Russian force which Greenville, i The . president's ad
attempted to cross the Dniester dress will;be.deUv?redby.Hii, .
River. Crawford Biggs; of JJalsigh..
Genoa, April 5. Via Paris, A slight Barthuake j shook , was
April 6 News was received here felt at Rome on MajndayQSSaing,
today that a German Submarine The people were igreatyaUrmed
had sunk the Italian steamer Lui?; but no one was hurt r, .
gi Parodi, which left here on Jan-: We are informed by a diipateh
uary 22 with a cargo of coal. froffi , Conatantiiiaa" tha? tka
The report has oaused a profound Turks on Sonday&tt two
impression here and there are, ahil a -ntt;
many exprrssions of resentment. -Weh ar,riftH thrWaiui
Earl Cotton., who escaped from
the State farm of tho North Oaro-
Great exoitement prevails and!
the authorities have taken strong
measures to proteot the German
colony and German shops from! lina prison .last summer, ? after
the possible sxaotion of reprisals, serving 6 years of a.OJyarjwn
Berlin, April 5. By wireless, teoca haaeaa:taUi
an Overseas Agency dispatch from burg,, Kentucky,. and willbe, taken
Anthens says the British battle baok .to Raleigh, .fie declares
ship Lord Nelson, stranded inside that he was betrayed0y ioom'
the Dardanelles straits, has been panion who gave bim awayj fora
destroyed by Turkish shore guns reward of f .OCL ' Cotton; was
A war oouncil held by the Brit- charged with complicity in the
ish and French Admirals, the An- mar4ier of Dr. J! . Wl Smith "
thens dispatch continues, desired
to portpone the attempts to foroe
the Dardanellea on account of the
insufficient strength of the land
Benjamin Harvey Garrison, who
was i02years old bnfthe24tn of
last January, 'died at infduight
Fridiy at his ' home- in lliilard
Creek township, Ixk Mecklenburg
oountyl the same tow'clfiip m
by looal applications, as they can- whioh he was bbrn acldflre all
not reaoh the diseased portion of 0f ing m e r fa spent,
the oar. There is only one way u 'rtiti.AijaiTs-iii.-
to cure deafness, and that is by SStlS:
constitutional remediei. Deaf4 ticated anthere WnU Vm 61
ness is caused by an inflamed the figure being correct.-nHe ia
Deafaess Cannot be Cond.
Mrs. G.i Cleveland, Arnold,
Pa,r writes, Pot some -time I
suffered from atdmaoa - troubla .
Iwould .. have soui , stomach and
feel bloated after eating. Noth
ing benefited me until Igot Cham
berlains Tablets. After, taking
two bottlsi of thaia I wai cared.n
inir niaaa in the Laboreza Valle v. 'cphdition of the mucous lining t f survived Ty? f oir i feniiareri;' 'or
r r I tha Hinaiinhi.n 'I'nhn Whan K-.j if. i..!A-.i--.L.....i,, .
" BwwM.wM M.tmw iTuou mo i joQs9 tuBu uvfyears ue nvas an eiu
tube is inflamed you have a rumbl A, MilarA.htihiFiin
south of Lupkow Pass; while the
'Russians tonight announce the
capture, of Oisna, an important
station on the high mountains
between Lupkow and Uzsok Pass-
es, rwhere : they captured ;muoh !
amunitiona and provisions . The
Russians also are advancing from
Daicla Pass ' on - Bartfield. at - the
head of the' hue of railway run
ning south into Hungary and
t: - i i. i
i r Hi....... t r a ... ....r hive naamniv . .
iz:: :r r::::rr:5 church anfo yea wtmtii m
Deafness is the result, and unless health compelled htt tefttament,
the iuflamation can be taken out he-was olerk ofhe' session.
MUU IUII VUUV ISBIUJCU ,U 1(, UUIUi
-i j:i.;' i ; -n t
stroyed forever ; nine cases out of .. i h -.-
ten are caused by Catarrh, whioh . Well7"8Ty o?e iP--rlhg
is nothing but an inflamed oondi- fecit of 'Pine Foreau 6kOoughj .
tion of the mucous surfaces. Dr. Bell's Pine-far-Hofiey it 'a
We will give Oae Hundred Dol- remedy wbi6hi bridge1 UUS relief
lars for any - case of Deafness I for whooping -ooajrhiTlooins the
fighting not far from Mesolaborez, (0&aged by catarrh) that cannot I mucous, soothsr th lining of the
UUIIieL,iluH" , 1 US UUiOU UJl Ul e Vimiu -m.p. . .miu. imi-. liijjjMj .1111 Miaaei U
Send for circulars free. ooogbingTpellsi Jsss - severe. .A
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledv !m'hMm
Ohio. should not 'ba witbot it. Kawn
Sold by Druggists 75o. it handy 'foi&att WuialKand colds.
lOnSaturday-Jtud ' Sunday they
Wptttreihthe Oarpathi "up
arartB)pj0ners fimntlcd in' Bukowi-
ca-cad the capture of another "constipation.
Take Hallos Family Pills for 2'arydurD(rtofitty