tili fl Tl ' -rT'""
(ts-sssfissiaramu t tea
AH I to a fggfseotib flSS
Policies on Charfces of
.0 .:H -i-ASTi: LliSS hitt TONIC tJi-wts
:-' disi it,c: ichcs tha llooi,aaduilds up tiic y
fe ja. Attuetoaic. For adults and children. Wc
Rncsxsdta eeccad'CStss miter Jaaua
Salisbury, N. C, Feb. 14.1917
Snath Gains In Cotton Manufactuniis
Washington, D. C, February
6. "'Each month's report from
the Census Bureau adds a chap
ter to the pass'.:; of supremacy
in cotton maauiucturing to ti.
The repori oi the con jump
tion of cotton ia ihe mills of the
United States d r ring the vuoml,
of December shows that con
sumption in Southern, mills dur
ing the month , amounted to 3 '7,
617 bales, an increase of 12,08'.)
bales, or-4.G9 per cent, nvpr
December, 1915. Consumption
in the mills ci all other States
durinsr the month amouatod o
228,970 bales, a -I ncrease of 30, v- "
bales, a decrease of 30,507 -k-K..
or 11.76 per Cf.! it, below De.e in -ber,191S.
In the five months'. period en
ded December 31, consumpr.o:;
in Southern mills amounted tc
1,583,581 bales: an increase
207,218 bales, or 15.05 percent,
over the corresponding period
last year. Coiumptiou in d.i
other States coring the pork 1
amounted tc i,180,381baW.. nr
increase of 23.1' 'H bales, or
two per cent. .During the iiou".
of Decern"': r consumption
Southern rn'ti acceded liiut hi
the mills of ;vl oiher Stato h;
78,647 bales, or 34.35 per c-u"
Increase In Postage Rde for Newers.
Washington, Feb. 10 An luj
mediate increase from one to ou .
and a half ceul :s a pound in tb:
postage rate o a newspaper a. id
periodicals for mis year auJ to
two cents a jound next year is
provided in the postoffl.ee appro
priation bill or d er ed "reported to
the senate today by the post
. The senate committee also re
commended an amendment re
ducing after July 1, 191 7, the
rate on drop let' ers to one cent
ah ounce in cities where tbore is
carrier service and also on rur:J
Senator Bat U head's amend
ment to prohibit liquor adver
tisements from the mails in pro
hibition states also was incorpo
rated in the bill.
A form of insurance that is likely
o nrnvft .-Donular in' America has ap-
' 5 I peared in Vienna. It is that of insur
tlt ; inS a rl a2ains bein-an old ma
The new form ol insurance
of the nrobabiliry that there would
be a great-shortage of men following
the war and a consequent certainty
that there would not be enough to go
This insurance is just as business
like rrA efficient in its arrangements
as is life insurance, according to the
K?.nsas City Times. Instead of pass
ing upon the applicant's health the
agent bases her acceptability as a risk
upon her degree of beauty, personal
ch?-m and wifely qualities.. The
prettiest girls are the best risks, the
homely ones having to pay the high
There appears to be only one dif
f :Hv .-.bout the arrangement. Who
is to fix the age at which the insur
ance becomes payable? To claim
the insurance would be tantamount
to an admission on the woman's part
that there is no hope of her. winning
a husband. And a great philosopher
L-s said that a woman resigns the
iusa of setting married only with life
itstlf. And another equally great
philosopher has remarked that hope
?:."-:ngs eternal m the leminme
brcaoi- So it would seem the insur-
i ance company has got all the better
of the arrangement.
Lenoir Bey Victim On ILL-Fated Ship.
Lenoir, Feb..J5. Official con
fix mation has been received here
that . Lee Hawkins, the 16 year
old son of Mrs. John F. Barnett,
who lives some two miles south
of Lenoir, was among the victims
of the merchant ship, the prosper
3rd, which was sunk off the
coast of France early last June.
Maine ihst Does rial Xt'-il T.h.
i -Si c ilE tonic am? taxativ-f .7rcJ ! 4&.
t ivii ERGMC QCINIXE is beliei ihxu w ah. -
Oi&r-iszs tn& Jo rot cause nervouti "
-iavje a I'-r.. i:i5.e;nNr toe uH name
Freight Train Wrecked at Harrisburs Sunday.
A fruit train, northbound from
Florida to Washington, carrying
oranges, was wrecked Sunday at
noon at Harrisbunr, 8 miles
south of this city. A flange on the middle of
curbed directly in fron? hi the
waiting room at the depot,. - 'while:
the train was going at a fair rate
of speed. -
Wrecking crews were immedi
ately sent to the scene of the
accident from Greenville and
Spencer and by sun-down tern-,
porary tracks had been erected ;
so that all trains could continue
service. Trains lNo. 45 ana 4p
were in the vicinity of Harris-
burg when the wreck occurred
and could proceed no further,
NoL 46 taking the passengers of
No. 45 and backing into Char
It tie. while 45 picked up the
passengers of 46 and hacked iu'o
Fortuuately all members of the
crew of iho wrecked train were
either in 'lie front or the rear of
the train at the time of the wreck
and no one was hurt The car
on which the detective wheel is
said to have developed was in
the train. The
iais to be found at
One of the Belks' Chain of 16 Stores that Sell
for CASH only and Sell for
When you tnde with us everything must be right or
make it so. Don't buy before you see what we
Fell it at. You can always depend on
finding it as cheap, and generally cheaper, at
one of the car wheels broke de- work of clearing the wreck was
railing fourteen cars Twelve of carried on all Sunday afternoon
the cars were turned completely and' night, and til trains are
over, and the track for the entire 1 running over the temporary
distance in i'ront of ; the depot tracks without delay. Concord
was torn up. The accident oc- Times.
MOST EXPENSIVE CORAL.
' The long-nogipcted coral is com
ing, into its own again in the mak
ing of ornaments for milady. Much
Of the beauty of the carving has of
lat been lost, because many Italian
carvers have been sent with the ar
mies in the great European war, but
the Japanese have taken hold of the
industry and Lev j made considerable
advance in its development.
'Aside from the carving, the color
of the coral has a great deal to Jo
."with the value placed upon it. The
most expensive is ''boke," a pale
,qtdnc0 color. Single beads of this
color, suitable for manufacture into
ornamental hairpins, bring from $10
to $50 each. The next color in value
Is pink, followed by white, light red
jand dark red.
Man on Top Pardon me! The
sidcva'k's rather slippery this morn
iy, eh ?
Man Underneath' Yes; that is
true. But have you noticed it is also
hard and cold ?
fOR FUNERAL SIMPLICITY.
Elimination of professional or
paid singers and a general toning
down in the splendor of funerals of
ihe dead is urged by the Evangelical
Minlittrs' association of Atlanta,
Ga. The association adopted resolu
tions asking that funerals be held on
day other than Sunday where
and that lengthy funeral
sermons be cut down to a few words.
Part of the resolutions read: "We
urge upon all people the good form
of uter simplicity in all things per
taining to the burial of the dead."
X OPINIONS OF IMPORTANCE.
Do yoii ;.fefcdy a question thor
oughly before you make a speech?"
:H"ofi always," replied Senator
SdTghum; "somaiimes I only throw
out jfcome vague suggestions so that
my instij;uenta will come back at me
and let me know how they stand in
; ANOTHER GOOD PLACE..
! 3v"e- can't all dwell on Easy
eSo, but we can all live on the
Bnare." Eanscs City Journal.
TRAINING JAPANESE ARTISANS.
A realization of the opportunity
created by the war for J apan to take
the place of Italy in the production
of carved coral has led the Japanese
government, through the marine ex
periment stations, to undertake the
training of artisans in the carving of
coral for sale in Europe and Amer
ica. It is hoped by this measure to
increase the value of coral exports
from the $500,000 received each
year for the crudo coral exported to
$35,000,000 for exports consisting
entirely of carved coral.
"There do not 6eem to be many
aristocrats at this seaside resort." "
fWhat's the matter with the ocean
; " HIS BOLE.
f 'Toptlite has only a thinking part
in the new drama." 1
les; he is cast' in the role of r
"Men like to war against this
whole feminine scheme of pillow dec
oration." "Oh, but that's only a sham fight."
LETTING HER OUT OF IT.
Yv if e All that you are you owe to
Hubby Don't tell anybody ! I'll
take the blame myself ! Puck.
JUST A SUGGESTION.
"I'm going to turn over a new
"You ought to have a loose-leaf
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Tate LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine It stops the
Co-joh aud Hsaclache and works off the Cold.
Urupeisfs rffu' d money if it fails to cure.
E. W. C ROVE'S signature on each box. 25c
Lady I want to sue my husband
l iLawyer'What are your charges ?
f Ifedy What are yours first?
Tlir fnrnitnre and fixtures
for he ii:tfi--or of the" new
St JuIilV Lutheran chuich
o.vi btiiip liauled tc the
church and will be installed
in a few days.
Water St.. Men
asha. Wis., writes:
for a number of
years, aud have
found it a perfectly .
If soon rids the sys
tem of any traces
of a cold, and pre
vents serious con
sequences. "I began using it
for catarrh, which
I suffered with a
good many years.
tnit naa not ueen very serious until recently.
Since I have taken Peruna the dropping in my
throat has discontinued, and my head and nose
are not so stopped up in the morning. I am
pleased with the results, and shall continue to
use it until I am entirely rid of catarrh.
"I hearuiy recommend it as an honest mediciue."
What it does for her it is ready to do for you.
PERUNA in Your Home
A housewife must give the first aid in ecldscougbs snt?
other ailments. Her promptness in applying the remedy often
saves a serious illness. Her experience with remedies has led
her to know that PERUNA is always reliable, that she should
have it on hand for the immediate treatment of-coughs and
colds, and that it is always to her
The experience of one
woman, given herewith, is
typical of thousands of let
ters that reach the Peruna- t
Company from grateful
friends who have found their
plete, and their
family safety in
Colds and Catarrh
The great weight of testimony that has accumu
lated in the 44 years that PERUNA has been on the
market proves it, beyond question, to be the reliable family rem
edy, ever ready to take, preventing the serious effects of colds,
coughs, grip and derangements of the digestive organs. This
proof is published from time to time and many families have
profited by it.
. Rancmbcryoo caa abtaia PERUNA ia taUtt fata far yaw cantaiaaca. Caory k
wilk yoa aad ba fartiflea afaiait taadca attacks.
The Peruna Company, Columbus, Ohio
Buy Shoes now for next winter
We are now buying- our 1917 fall
stock of Shoes and paying much
more tnan we are now selling
same shoe at and no hopes ot
cheaper prices soon.
Lot of Odd Pairs-Big-
lot of odd pairs of Shoes,
all kinds picked from our regular
stoek. These are marked very
cheap to close out, much less than
cost to make.
Women's $2.00 vici kid, kanga
roo or Jbox grain blucher or but
ton shoes Sale price $1.49
Women's vici kid, gun metal,
dress shoes 12.50 value for
1 95 and 2 00
Women's 3.00 gun metal or pat
ent high lace or button 2 75
Women's 5.00 kid high lace
shoes for 4 50
Women's 7 50 dark taa high
lace welt shoes price 5 95
God man's shoes for children
give the best service of any and
sell cheaper than other makes
not near so good 98o to $1 95
Men's dress shoes gun metal
blecher for only 2 OO
Men's 3.50 dress shoes in English
or blucher welt our price 3 OO
Charlotte ond Belk's special shoes
in patent, tan, gun metal and kid
Price 3 50 and 4 OO
SPECIAL IN COAT SUITS
$7.50 and $10 coat suits not
this season style but good, ser
viceable suits for 1 98
$10 serge coat suits this season
style clearance sale price 4 95
$15 coat suits serge and poplin
all new style Price 7 45
$2.50 and 3.00 wool skirts clear
ance price 1 25 and 1 48
H Always come to our store and get posted.
) In Rowan counly court
' ' '
fciS dear steady hght of the" 'J
lfffijjlf Rayo Lamp makes thinking gagpfgfgjy " 1
ful to the eyes. IL& pnh
Steadier than gas more & JJ
cheaper than either. JbAJpI&
1 Use Aladdin Security Oil
SSfegll the most economical kero- j
d sene op for best results. i
H (New Jersey) - I
a BALTIMORE, MD 1
Washington, D. C. Charlott- N. C.
Kowan Counly. March Teitu, 1917.
Mar Annie Earnhardt )
Kobert l.ee Earnhardt J
The defendant above named will lake
loiiie that an acdon entitled as above has
een commenced in the Ruperior ( ourt of
Rowan county, N, C, to dissolve the bonds
if matrimony now existing between the
i Kiauiijn ana reienaani on accouut ot ihe
lefendant having commuted fornication
tod ad al'ery as alleged in the complaint,
i'd the (hid Robert Lee Earnhardt will
uri her take notice that he is required to
tpnear at the term of the Superior court of
iid ounty to be held on the first Monday
ifter i le first Monday in Nj arch, the came
being March 12, at the court houee of sai
;ountT in Salisbury and answer or demur
to the complaint in said action, or the piin-
i ft will appeal to the court for the relief
lem -iided in aaH complaint.
11ns tebrusry 7, 1917.
J Frank McCtjbbin?, clerk
folin L Rendleman, attorney.
Ill iet immcdislc xid Troir
Dr. ShooD's tfz&c Qlntrw
This ! prescription prepared especially
tor MALARIA or CHILLS & FEVER.
Five or six dotes will break any case, end
if taken then, as tonic the Fever will noi
return. It acta on the liver better than
Calomel and doea not ripe or sicken. 25
Will cure Rheumatism, Neu
ralgia, Headaches, Cramps, Colic
Sprains, Bruises, Cuts, Burns, Old
Sores. - Tetter. Ring-Worm, Ec
zema, etc Antiseptic Anodyne,
used internally or externally. 25c
All kds and aU grades. REMINGTONS
$12 up. ' Instruction? with each machine
Typ and repair purls for all makes ol
Typewriters. EMPIRE TYPE FOUND
RY, BUFFALO, N. Y. 1M-16. 1 pr.
Get rid. of dandruff
it makes the scalp itch and the hair fall out. Be
wise about your hair, cultivate it, like the women in
Pans do. They regularly se
mm EAU DE QUININE
nderful French Kair Tonic. Try it for your
?A2 its cxcjuisite-ci ualit y and fracrrance. Aristo-
c.i-lic r ic : ! women the world over use and endorse
I this Lv.'oy.v -reparation. It keeps the scalp clean and
v:.V: -:.:C prcseivts trievcutlixul brilliancy of the hair.
fiOo "fwtrle from your dealer: or send 10c to our Ameri
. ;kcs for a testing bottle . Above all things don't neglect
ED. PIKAUB Bidg., Kcw York
PARFG8EH1E ED. PiNAUD, Dept. M
h - - - . .x
g You Get GOOD Value at ANY Price Silks LUle or Cotton
g 25c to $5.00 per pair
Emery 'Beers Company, inc.
153-161 EAST 24th ST.
The Pleasure of
Is denied many people
on account of imperfect
You may seem to suf
fer no inconvenience by
day but find it painful
and difficult to read or
do close work by lamp
light. If the above is so with
you, you are injuring
your eyes every day that
you put off coming to us
SALISBURY'S BIG GENERAL STORE
A Full Line of General Merchandise
Constantly On Hand
FOOT HEST HOSIERY, whether it's appearance
yon waul in hosiery or wheather it wear you will gel
it if you gttt-"Fo&t Rest " And thiR too ie au end nee
ment to mostof ijs. You'll SAVE MONEY.
Fail and winter good p, heavy weight nnderwfar
for men and woman, also Dress Goode, Shoes, Pants,
Overalls, Hats, Notions, Crockery, Tinware, etc.
I have a well selected stock of staple and fancy
groceries, pantry produce, leed stuff, etc. When in
ueed come to see me.
Fsi-mrrs are invited to make my place headquar
ters while in the city. Very truly,
W. W. TAYLOR,
103 S. Main St., Salisbury, N. C.
Jbo. H. BrowD, Opt. D,
CHINA GROVE, N. C.
WASHINGTON, N. C.
Wednesday, February 14th, 1917.
The Southern Railway will operate low round-trip fare ex
cursion from North Carolina points to Washington, D. C, Wednes
day, February 14th 1917. Special train consisting of Standard
Putnoau Sleeping cars and high class day coaches to leave Char
lotte at 8:4o p. m. arriving Washington 8:00 a. m. Thursday, Feb
ruary 15th. The following round-trip fares will apply from sta
tions named below:
Fares from all intermediate points same basis.
Tickets srood firoiner onlv on snoAki train
ah regular trains except train No. 37, Passengers on branch line
points win use regular tram to -junction point, connecting with
special t"ain 0
Ticket aood for three diys in Washington
Sric- Congress in session and the other attractions at the Na--U
Pullman reservations 'should be made in advance
For full and complete information, pullman reservatious, etc...
consult nearest Southern Railway agent or write
S. B. Burgess, D. P. A., Charlotte, N. C;..
vm 1 eiTicrirn
WITH YOUR COMPLEXION?
svrn rf unti m jU
and your complexion will tac care of $011.
CHOOSE PURE AIDS. CHORSP rDrur...u.
PURE, DAINTY. TOILET CREAM THAT HAS STOOD
TUP TrcT cro virr-,r.
"Makes the skin like velvet"
SEND 10C FOR LARGE SAMPLE
JAMES C. CRANE, 104 FULTON ST.. NEW