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The Carolina Vatdmian SQCflay FcliOOl Te ClBrs IOVM
Wm. H. STEWART, Editor and Owner
i Published Every Wednesday,
120 West Innes Street
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All 3 for a year each, .only $50
Entered as second-class matter January j
I9th, 1905, at the post office at Salisbury,
N. C, under the act oi Congress of March
Salisbury, N. 0. April -21, '16
A Speaker of IWIbnat Repu'e to tn Here
-Varder In Charlotte. Shoots Wife ard
Having twioe fired at his wife
who was lying in bed at bar moth
r's horn,1 on Burton Street and
doubtless believing that he had
killed her, Arthur Thomas, oldest
on of the late Moses Thomas, f r
25 years keeper of Elm wood Gem
etery, turned his pistol on himself
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DR WILLIAM A BROWN
Dr. B'own het urs to the church
nilitaut.- As a pastor in
last Friday morning at 7 oolook Loui8in 1900 he fought iu th
and pat a ballet tbionghiiis
brain, death taing instantaneous
Thomas, who lives with his
f - i
mother. Mrs Moses Thomas on
North Oedai Street, went early
yesterday morning to the home of
Mrs Mary Massey. his wife'?
mother,. whre she was staying,
t 1 " r
campaign tor law enioroemnT-,
which d-veloped th sentiment
hat later enaliled J s pb E Fa'k
to earry through his programs of
reform. As a pastor in Kansas
city, Kinsts be led in" thr fight
for the closing f liqucr joints and
helped in the campaign whic
the two not living together owing fred the city frcm law vioiat rs.
to domestio complications. Jle U.. miisionarv iu Manilla h
walked into the yard and fouud I participated in moral reform
bis mother in-law abcut her ac
customed duties. Asking her how
be felt and reoeivmg a repiy he
remarked that he himself had
been "feeling mighty bad!' lately
Be then asked about Dulky, his
wife, and learned that she was
till in bed in her own room. He
then went in the house while Mrs
Massey continued on her way to
the barn nearby. A lew moments
afterwards, Mrs. Massey heard
two nistol shots followed by a
third and rushing into the rccm,
found Duaky moaning on the bed
in which she had been lying when
Thomas entered and Thomos him
ielf writhing on the floor, blood
guishing from a bole in his left t0ie8
temple. She immediately - notih
ed the police and called fcr phy-
,iB,BUB- vM t.-a.cjr, Barker Uuiversity, class
w. a. urr ana u u. vvneon re
sponded immediately, Chief Hor
ace Moore and Dr. Oren Moore
following a few moments later.
Mrs. Thcmas, who was still lying
on the bed when the cf&oers arnv-
ed, was found not to be seriously
injured while Thomas had been
dead for some little time. Mrs
l nomas naa oeen snot once
through the fleshy part of the left
arm and again through the fleshy
part of the left shoulder, the bul
let grazing the sain, she waB re
moved to St, Peter's j Hospital
where the proper -urgical atten
tion was given her. She will be
oat in toe course of a short time,
her injuries not being Berious,
On April 19th the Supreme
Court held that the State of Qeor-
Kia naa oemea j.eo m rrans no
right under the Fderai Constitu
tion in sentencing him to death
for the murder cf Mary Phagau
The court affirmed the aotion of
the Federal Distriot Court for
Northern Georgia refusing to re
lease Faank on a writ of habeas
movement and aided in the past
tug of the two mile lim.t taw,
bich mad tjff-ctiye the auu-c&i -
seeu legislation of C bgress.
Dr Browu is a rapid-fire spak
r and couvinoee bis audience thtt
he knows what he is talking abou
Hh ib obeerfuilv ODtimis'ic, auc it
possessed of a leasing personality.
chuck full of sunshine and gov d
nature. While ushering as a youth
in a big city ohuroh, it was said
of him. "That if Jeremiah the
prophet had oc me to Kineae city
ai.d gjne to Grand Avttuue Church
and shaken hands with the hend
U9hsr in the gallery, he would
have gone away to write "Cai -
mstead of Laments.
Dr. mown is an alumnus o
and of Drew Theological Semi
nary, c' ass 1900.
The international Sunday
School Aisjciation. cf which Dr
Browu is a fie'd superintendent,
comprises nearly 16 000 states,
provincial, county, township anrt
city assooiatious, covering the en
tire sontinent of North America.
These association ho d about 20,
000 conventions every year, and
are ffioered by morn than 190.000
volunteer wcrkurs.- I;' the 178,-
459 Sunday schools servd in the
ntrnational field, thre are 1,
800 000 effi rs and teacheis and
nearly 16 COO 003 scholars .
Dr. Brown will "peik in the old
court h ase at 4:80 Sunday after
n c n on a sul jsct of interest to
Sunday ..ohol workers. All tin
duiday school superintendents
ud titicneiB in the county are in-vit-.d
to be present and heat th'
vl . est, itwill be weli worth th"
- Washingioh, "A pjril 19. !
decision handed down by thejln
tMtBtateJ Commerce; Commission
f. day, the complaint against the
Southern Railway, brought by the
C orporation Commission of Nolrih
-Carolina, iu ednjunefcion with thnL
Odell Hard war-, .Company of
i it"eu'bf-ro, allftgiog oertnin o's9
uiid commodity rates to I e n;, just
aud discrjmii atoiy, 1 riism faed
tsy that body.,. The commissin
kjlds that tLe railway comp&nns
jc'int thrrugh rates fr .m Cincin
nati not bn3ti shown tu.Le unras-
nable. Neither are the raVe
se8'-cl by the company on ship-
hitnts fr m pc intB in central
feight association territory thafe
did not hae throngh rat a from
Lvnc'iburg to Nonh Carolina
points. The cotmnission also
holds that thohroagh rutes from
ho Pittsburg Buffalo territory to
North Carolina points at . not ttu-
easonably or unjuBtly diBcrimi-
siA'ory. And neither are the rates
fjm Lynchburg to "North Caro
ina 'points. The findings ,as to
joint through rates from Eastern
seaboard territory to North Caro
lina points is reserved by the com
mission for future consideration .
Good middling cotton is being
quoted this morning at 10 cents.
rhe gradual iucrease in price has
een under way for weeks and at
last it has reached the gal that
many predicted for it Bome time
igo. With cotton at ten cents it
!9 believed that the South generai-
y will move forward to bigger
and better things in the way of
business generally Middling 00c
tou is also quoted at 9$ cants and
the belief is prevalent that good
middling will soon be over 10 cents
with middling at this figure.
t&$Mfr ' Ji -W'l JJ&11 V2-'LJ!C-a tntii' t
? !.si;njw hi tan i purr; una,; wnitson
r-::vih aii .iff. . "S ': ?
. rpieopos v;arjrj8c.cttuty
rSaarged; fast 3uuda. after
of -the brides
; par ts in No 4 township; Cabar
j rs c. uoiyv V B t h- of these young
p-e pl are popular and bsve
ph.rst of friends who wish them
i much happinesp.
' 1 To Drl e Out 'Malaria '
i ' And Build Up The System
' Take the Old Sta'ndard GROVE'S
4 TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know
rp' ' iwhat you are taking,. as the formula is
X QniC ailQ printed ou every label, showing it is
. -- - Quinine and 'Iron in a-.tasteless form.
otrOnfitil rThe Quinine drives out malaria, the
.rjron builds up the system. 50 cents
So Says .
the Oulrilne That Doss Hotffect the Head
Because of its tonic and laxative effect, LAXA
TIVE BROMO QUININE is better thanordiaary
Quinine and does not canse nervonsnes nor
rinsine in head. Remember the fall name and
look for tbe sis-nature cf . W, GROVE. 25c
Fflr Slle.X' nr.g Csckrels, Ring--lets
Barred R-cks, Stacys, strain
foil blooded. P, B. Gobel China
Grove, N. O.
Stroehet . R. F.
D. "t? Applfitbn,
Wis." Her letter
reads: "I began using Peruna - a
few months ago when my health and
strength were all gone, and I was.
nothing but a nervous wreck. Could
not sleep, eat or rest properly, and
felt no desire to live.
"Three bottles - of. Peruna made
me look at life In a different light,
as I began' to regain my lost
strength,. While my recovery took
nearly four months.-at the end of
that time I was better than I ever
had been before. I had a, splendid
color and never weighed more in my
life. - " ; '
"I certainly think Peruna is with
out a rival as a tonic and strength
builder, and it has my endorsement."
Mr. Charles Brown, R. R. 4, Box 79,
Rogersville, Tenn., writes: ' "I hav6
tried many different remedies, but
have found that Peruna is the great
est tonic on earth, and a perfect sys
; notice To Creditors.
Hayi' g qualified as executor of the
-estate of HettTe Albright, this is to
i nnt'fy all i ergons having claims
j Pgiinft thtv said decadent to file an
liiemiztd, verfied satement of same
I with the ; ndersngnrd on or befote the
2dra qay of Aoti! 19'6, or ihis notice
will be plead in bar of their recovery.
Persor & indebted a said estate are
notified to make prompt settlement.
This 23rd day of April 1915.
- J. O. COBRELL,
Lnndis, N C:
I - , : ' 13 The Great; Soap-Maker 1
I mK MM . Cold Process or -
WtMM Four :of the Eig Sc. Cans
F. Kflira. Devil (Lye will make
IsrANS. pounds of the best soap.
Red Devil I
solves 3 so
Best for Clea
ye io pu!vc t"ired; and dis
.i as it touc-He:-5iho water.
Nothing so Good for a Cough or Cold.
When you have a cold you want
the best medicine obtainable so as
to get rid of it with the least pos
sible delay. Thnre are many who.
consider Chamberlain s Cough
ilemeby uuBurpassed. Mrs. J.
iioreff, Elida, Ohio, says, "Ever
since my daughter Ruth was cured
of a severe cold and cough by
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy two
years ago, I have felt kindly dis
posed toward the manufactures of
that preparation. I know of
nothing so qaick to relieve a
cough or cure a cold."
j VERY UNHAPPY
Physically and Mentally Worn
Out Tells How Nervous
and Crying Spells Were
Ended by Vinbf.
Monmouth, 111.: "I was weak, worn
out and nervous. I had no appetite and
was getting so thin and discouraged,
one day I justr broke down and cried
when a friend came in and asked me
what was the matter. I told of mv
condition and how nothing I took seemed h iri,es.
w uu me uny gooa. v inoi was suggested.
1 got a bottle and before it was half
gone 1 could eat and sleep well. I nay a ;d faron t'u'oa wred
aay I look ten years younger, and I am 1 !lH h rH B r8 1 i es
well, healthy and strong. 1 wisrTt v-Ui
could induce every tired-out, worn-out,
3arn D suoyed b Fire, one Herse Burned
0;j M nday night about elv n
'c! i. k an alarm of fire was turned
i froui box 87 comer Council and
L iii? 8 reets. Tbe fir crmpaiv
r nhed t the scene and it whs
found th.tthesceueof tbo fire wbb
a uar:. b longing to Cha. W M d
lin, who ives two miles r m Ha
bnrv on ?!ie Bringh Frry Ro-i
The fir ompauy after speii g tb
locatl )U f the fi-e w n,t b& 'k t
th statio : as .it was n--iess to pr
oed further, u acooa.it of thrH
not bniui water. How th1 fi-
started i- h mystTy but it is .
heavy iuss fc Mr, Mndliu Oijh
hore, two uuscie two set o
)ugsjy barn s , "i.o et "f "Wagco
evrai ocbels f oa'
a d corn, lot roughness, fodd-r
) tiiH tirH Brsiis th .s, 'tni
h ;r-5 diS'.uuCH fr--.m tb
General Jalliau S. Carr, Com
mander of the North Carolina
Division of the United Confeder
ate Veterans, has selected MisB
Betpie Burkheimer, of Charlotte,
N. O , epoueor and Mies Miriam
viorgan Appiegate, of Lexington,
Ky., a? maid of honor at the re
nion of United Confedorate Vet-e-ans
to be hald in Richmnnd Va (
.Trine 1st 2 d and 3'd. 1915
London, April 20. With Cabi
net Ministers in tve House of
Commons and the House of Lords
subjected to a rapid fire of ques
tions aud Premier Asquith deliv
rt!ga speeoh to tbe artnameut
w.rkerB at Newcastle tonight, tbe
British public expected that
many quesVions on which infer
mation wa.B desired would ie
cleared up. But the Ministers
ere not much more commnnic
tive than usual No indication
was given as to the government
ilan dealing with the drink qutB
tion which Mr. Asquith did not
even mention in his speech. This
devoted to an appeal to the work
jng men who, ne declared, had
not been slack, to ace every tffort
to iucrease the supply of war
munitions Members of the
House of Commons who s nghi
information, were informed tha'
th-jv would h ivt to wait for the
government statement and tbj
therefore dev ted their time tr
diBouiag the proposal that in
toxicating liquors should be barr
ed from the House of Ccmmrnt.
refreshment room, but, bivi!
unable to agree on this question,
they postponed the debate.
aires Old Sore?, Other Remedies Won't Cure
The worst cas -s no matter of how lonsr standing
nre cured bs the vfond-il, bid reliable Ir
Porter's Antiteptic Het Oil. It relieve?
in and Heal 9 a t the sau. Jtne. 2Sc, 50c. P
nervous woman to take Vinol." Mrs.
i JOtlt 11 ' 1 in J nfH:
:t, ot ne i'
-fc C'ill I)
ere wa 1,0 n suruuee
Is it possible there is a woman in this country, who con
tinues to suffer without giving Lydia E, Pinkhara's -Vege
table Compound a trial after all the evidence, that is mn.
tinually being published, which, proves beyond, contrad'ic- I
nuu mdi iius granu 01a meaicine nas relieved more suffer
ing among women than any other one medicine in the world? :
We have published in the newspapers of the United States
more genuine testimonial letters than have'ever been 'pub
lished m the interest of any other medicine for women
and every year we publish many new testimonial's, all gen-
ume and true.,. Here are three never before published : '
From Mrs. 5. T. Richmond, Providence, R. 1.
aJTZ0?' f "iFf t-S of wmen who' suffer. aa I have :
done I wish to state what Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
has done for me. I did some heavy lifting and the: doctor said .it .
caused a displacement. I nave alwa va hoor.
after my baby was bora and inflammation set in, then nervous pros
tration, from which I did not recover until I -had taken Lydia E Piiik-
.best mend and
THE TEN BIG RETAIL STO
of the Belk Combination that
milil imt wm JLm
You will find in our millinery de
partmeut a big selection of Tiats
for children, misses or women,
priced from the choapest Hp.
Chfld rn's hats at 25c, 50c & $ 1 .00
M?8Sf8 trimmed hats, rea' nic,
for only $1.00, $1.25 and $2.00
Ladies trimmed hats, very stylish
and pretty for
$1 .00, $1.50, $2.00 and up
Ba v dps, very pretty, for
25c, 48c and 98c
Our roilinery is said to be the prtti st
and cheapest in town, so if ynxi don-'r
C'-me here before buying you might miss it.
S1.50 Silk Waist, 98c
We are showing bo me beautiful
wash silk waists Jap silk also
crepe de-chine. Made latest
styles and worth $1.50 O ily 93c
12.50 Skirts for jfl.98.
All wnoi eorge skirts. These ar(
xtra gocd value for $1.98
Better wool kirtp at
$2.98, $3 48 and $5.00
Big tcck of low spring Blippers, All
the p ;pulartyles for meu, wcran and
children, and you save mouey whan you
rade wit-h u?.
n n n n n
SALISBURY, 18. G.
Hani thai dollar in tk banit dm
-.Jr.. II Y
i ft. jrm ;
OU carit expect a crop efmoneX at the end
oi your earning season u you aoni piani
dollars in tRb knit NOW.
IFE is juxfc a maiter of fanrtmf of finding
hevni tatie3tt. TKe Karv'etin coiner last
the main Work mart he done wile ike least
ult are shov?in." flerbErf Kaufman.
W&PAY 4 PSR CENT.
ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AND
"CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSITS.
IKbr NATIONAL BANK, Salisbury, "N. C.
uuuxd v.5tiUAc vAjmpuuiiu. j.iit5 vxjiij pound .is nay
wueu x near oi a woman witn troubles like minp
to take your medicine. Mrs.S. T.
JXkKBlET Li ALE, Monmouth, 111. j e ! 3 of p w, t fc 04 1 V 4 9
There are many" over-worked, tired- The loss ie esti-uaie !
out careworn, nervous women in this -Vicinity
who need the strentrthenine. ' $ 1 1000 aud fro i wh
tissue building and vitalizing effects of ! learned fe --1
iuuj, uui ucuuuuB uu iivcr hiiu iron
tonic, and so sure are we that it. will
build them up and make them strong
that we offer to return their money
if it fails to benefit.
'r v Vinol is a delicious DreDaration of tha
-rtractof cod livfer oil and peptonateof
i Iron and ccritaina no oil.
Smith's Ijrug Store. Salisaurs, N. O .
COLDS & LaGRIPPE
!5 or6 doses 066 will break
teny case of ChilU & FevervColdi
It is ri rtd that Mi !
now holding the .oBiticn us a t
ant to tb - pieeidei oi the i mit
eru Railway wil? pr .biih be pr
m' ted to t.fen olrice f f pr -;d- 1
aucceJing th" late CjI. A B A
. J-aunppe; it acts on the liver aw.
hette? than Conm(A arA dnMnnt .SfTUPA
or sickeiu Price 2ijc .
i'l TsJcis txioney if thTO
.re a ;t- oi Itching,
- - iiiU .. 6 to 14 days.
f r'nr fo itidnne bev
RTf!TTM AVTk ' ft1 Vrtfrvoa A tTDTina iJ
Providence, R.I. ' r , T "17'
From Mrs. Maria Irwin, Peru, N.Y. '
Peetj, NY. Before J took Lydia & Pinkham's Vegetable Cbm-s
pound I was very irregular and-had much pain. I -had: lost three ;
children, and felt i worn out all the time. This splendid medicine
fu WAm? as nothing ek4j4one, and I am thankful every day
that I took it." Mrs. Maria Ikwin, R.S'.D; 1, Peru, K.T." :i ,; q
From Mrs. Jane D. Duncan, V. Quincy, Mass. ?
Sottth Quincy, Mass: '-The doctor said that I had organictrouble'
and he doctored me for Jong, time and' I did not get anyjrelief. I -
RaW Lvdia E. Pinkham's Vpo-AfaKT rnma r
vertised and I tried it and found irellef, before I had
finished the first bottle I coptiiiued taking ' iff "fill '
through middle life and am now a Mmti- hatih.-
woman and earn my o,wn livto--Mrs.-rANE' -!.?. 1
oyurtuArr, jpuicsu .Yenue, vv est v;umcyy JM.ass.gl , :;
I "iteWrite to LYDIA E.PHVK HAM MEDICINE CO
Your letter will he opened, read and answered
by a woman, and. held in strict confidence.
K .. .
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A Big feature of Chautauqua Week
Tteto Great Lectures by
CHARLES E. BARKER 1
- ; . Who was physical adviser to President Taft .
during his administration in Washington. -
i: mm DAY OF THE CflAUTAUQUA PROGRAf
Morning.. Lecttire on "Happiness." C; "
Afternoon Leaf tire cm "Health," with demonstrations
lealth eivirts i
Chuatauqua Week in Saiisbury, flay 411