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VOL. XIV NX 11. FOUJRTH SERIES SALISBURY, N. CM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, 1918.
ESTABLISHED 1832
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CLUB WOMEN TO OFFER SERVICES.
Mrs. Jehnson Urses Clubs to Form War Sav
in Secieties. Governor Seeds faase.
Mrs. Kate Burr Johnson bl
Raleigh, piesident of the North
Carolina Federation of Woman's
Clubs, writes the club women of
the State to offer their services to
. the State and to the goverument
particularly in the work of organizing-
war savings societies.
Beware of spring's temptations,
purchase only those things which
are absolutely necessary and buy
war savings stamps instead, is
the timelj7 advice Mrs. Johnson
is giving the 8,000 club women
represented in the federation.
Her letter to them reads:
'I am r calling upon the club
women of North Carolina to de
vote themselves to the work of
the war saving stamps campaign
with the same enthusiasm and
patriotic eagerness to serve that
has marked their interest in ali
war work of theTpast; The tirsi
thing for any ciub woman to do
is to buy war sayings and thrift
stamps for you cannot convince
others of the necessity of buying,
nor of the siucerety of your pur
pose until you, yourself, are the
o vners of stamps. Spring with
its many temptations, which
every woman knows of which
every shop widow will soon be
full, is here. Purchase 6ny those
things which are absolutely nec
essary and buy thrift stamps in
stead, remembering that while
we are making personal sacrifice
and doing without the unessen
tial things of life, our men and
boys are giving up their lives in
ka foreign land that the women
and children of America may be
saf .
"Every federated club in the
S ate is urged to appoint a war
savings society . committee at
once, and offer its services to the
towngor city cJhariman to atist in
war savings society work in every
possible way. Make your fifteen
years of trainidg and efficiency
stand the test " of the present
crisis and feel that all you hive
done in the past has been but a
.preparation for the present and
the future.
'Through me, the Governor o f
North Carolina, T W Bicett,
. feeling that the war will not be
brought to a successful conclu
sion until our goverment is effec
tively supported by its women in
every line of patriotic effort,
sends the following message to
the women of our State:
'The allies are fighting for the
sanctity of the person of woman,
which sanctity is unknown to. the
Hun.
'The allies are fighting that
motherhood may enter into its
just rewards and may not oe for
ever impaled on milJitarisnrs
iron cross.
'The allies are fighting that
the ideals of woman may live and
brighten and bless the erth.
Prussianism is the ihcarnaiion
of brute force. A gun is its god,
and its boast is that it rules with
blood and iron.
'The might of woman is her
gentleness. Love ' is her im
perial sceptre, and she would be
without power and without place
in a civilization moulded by force
and colored by fear.
I have Abrahamic faith in the
courage, the devotion and the
sacrificial spirit of the women of
North Carolina. With them to
see their duty is to do it.
'Just two things I . would em
phasize at this time:
1 Push in every way possible
the sale of the war stamps. This
means more for the winning of
t he war and the re-building of
the State after the war than any
CALLED FOR ARMY SERVICE.
List of Rowan Men Who Left Today For
Cam? Jackson.
The following is a list of draft
ed men called for service in the
army who left ioday for Camp
Jackson, having been passed by
the Rowan exemption board
I hey reported to the board this
morning and left for Columbia
at 2 3i , in. This is said to be
complete tho list foi this county
arm is uie last tot or wnite men
to be called under the first
draft.
No negroes have been sent out
of tiiis couuty yet and just when
they' will go has not yet been
determined.
Richard T Lingle.
Paul Myers Shulenberger.
JLoney H Earnhardt
Guiliano D'Amico
Lock Triplett Overcash
Hayne Sterlin Blackmer
William L Swink
Robert Austin
William Frederick McDonald
Caleb Authur Thompson
Clvde William Matthews
John EYank Eddleman
John Henderson Lippard
Parks Overcash
L uis Walter Sifford
Luther Casoer
Martin Luther Elliotte
John Mint ford Honeycutt.
Mack Wyatt
Milas Jacob Arey
Hepry E Ketner
John Adam Whitely
Walter Ross Harrison.
R D Correll
James William Wilhelm
Irvm Monroe Shoe
Eid Smith. .
George EJarle Ketner.
J Renn Lefler
E R C Trexler
Warren B Dairy m pie
Everett M Kendrick
ihaiber Forecast For Fekrary, 1918.
From 4 to J.1, fair, clear cold
wave, threatening snow, rain,
stormy, south, northwest wind,
coid here mostly.
From 11 to 17, fair, clear,
colder here to freezing, possibly
he'ow zero, some, stormy along
by high cold wind.
From 17 to 25, some changeable,
pleasant, threatening snow,
an! Sitae heavy, northwest, rain
stormy south mostly.
From 25 to March 5, fair, clear
cold rains, threatening ice Hea
vy snow northeast, cold winds,
along here.
Feburary shows not so much
snow, but plenty high - cold
winds and cold by waves,
freezes, some pleasant days
along, storms heavy north and
South. This. January 3oth.
H.Reid, R 3, Salisbury, N. C.
proposition the government has
yet submitted. Of course, the
liberty loans must not be forgot
ten, bukt of necessity they are pur
chased by the few, while the war
savings stamps open the door of
seivice to the ninety and nine.
2 Do not com plain about any
thing that the government may
do, nor permit any one else to
complain in your presence. ' arry
out cheerfully every order of the
food administrators, and co-ope
rate with every movement inau
rated by the government for the
winning of the war. Of necessity
there is much that we do not un
derstandj but let us cultivate the
spirit of the patriarch when he
exclaimed, 'Though He slay me,
yet will I trust Him.' "
11 Hint to tiie Aged.
11 people past sixty years of
age could be persuaded to go to
bed as soon as they take cold
and remain in bed for one or
two days, they, would) recover
much more quickly, especially if
they lake Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy. There would be less
danger of the cold being follow
ed by any of the more -- serious
diseases. ' c
GROW MORE SOYBEANS THIS YEAR.
A G33 j L'jgumv PrafiiaMs and an Excellent
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West Raleigh, Feb25. One
of the best paying crops that
can be grown this year through
out the State on every farm, in
a small way, is soybeans. Last
year many farmers learned to
appreciate the value of this crop.
In speaking of the growth of
soybeans inUnion County,
County Agent T J W Brown, in
a recent letter to C B Williams
of the Agronomy Division,
siates: 'i agree witn you m
every statement you made. Soy
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oeans are, l consider, tne very
best summer legume we can
grow. We saved quite a lot of
seed in my county, but not
enough to supply the demand.
Many farmers have remarked to
me recently ;that it is strange
that we did not learn of their
value before now.
Soybeans are well adapted to
the conditions prevailing
throughout the State. The crop
fits in well in rotations and will
usually give more material to
turn back into the soil than any
other summer growing legume.
The only reason why this crop
has n,ot been . more generally
grown heretofore is because of
the fact that it was not ' well
known. It is believed that any
one who will encourage its
growth will be doing' a public
service. Of course, soybeans
like any other crop, will not
grow satisfactorily unless the
land is well prepared, the crop
properly cultivated and the nec
essary fertilizer added on soils
that areln need of plant food.
Mr Williams states that "in a
general way, where soybeans
are grown in rows, that it will
cost from thirteen to fifteen dol
lars per acre to produce this
crop. This cost -includes the
seed, rental of land, breaking
disking, harrowing, running
rows, planting, cultivation,, and
fertilizer. The yields from this
crop under good average condi
tions should run from 20 to 6CH
bushels per' acre. Putting the
average yield to 20 bushels,
which is certainly conservative
where the crop is properly in
oculated, such a crop - will add
to the soil when plowed in, some
thing like twenty dollars worth
of nitrogen gathered from the
air. This in itself would more
than pay all expenses of produc
ing .and harvesting the seed.
During the pa,st two years . the
price of beans has varied from
two and a half to five dollars per
bushel Assuming the price of
beans to be two and va, half per
bushel they would bring to the
the farmer fifty dollars in addi
tion to the twenty dollars worth
of nitrogen which was added in
the vines that went back into
the soil. Assuming, a price of
three dollars and a half per bu
shel, whicti is about as low as
they can be bought at the pres
ent time, twenty bushels would
sell for seventy dollars in addi
tion to the twejity dollars worth
of nitrogen added to the soil.
It should be kept in mind, too,
that where,a crop of this tdnd is
grown on the soil and turned
back after harvesting the seed
there is added a large amount of
organic matter which would be
worth a great deal to many
soils.
Chamberlain's Tablets.
These Tablets are intended es
pecially for disorders of the-1
stomach, liver and bowels. If
you are troubled with heart
burn indigestion or constipa-
t on they will do you good
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otice to Subscribers:
Owing to the increase m
m labor, etc. the Watchman and
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necessary, which now seems probable, the price of the papers
il1 be l Perear, The date of increasing the subscrip
'fiFon Price has been put forward more than a month from the
itntended time so that all subscribers who are in arrears might
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year at the present price After April 1st, all new subscript
tions or renewals will be at the
T9yOU are behmd m your subsciption it will pay you to take
f advantage of this liberal offer. We . will be pleased ro hear
from .you prior to this date, April 1st.
It is out of the question to hire ' a man to go over the
ygounty to make collections, for. after a number of trials, we
ave found this method costs about $2 00 to collect $1.00.
tjDon't wait for a statement, for, with the increased postage,
f will cost something like $50 to send out 1000 If you are
iebind, send $1.00 for. arrears and $1,00 for the coming
yfear.. The time of year for squaring accounts is at hand and
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-due us, so take this as a friendly notice and request to come
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he times, we are hoping our readers will -understand the
fitnation, and, without further urging or expense, make an
exfort to see us between now and the date namprf Arii 1
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ANCTHER LIST FOR EXAMINATION.
ILorefGDns: Men Called to Appear Before the
: Local Examiners on arcolst.
X- hjEyonqwiog'iist of 72 regis-
ttauis, being in class one, haye
biin .called by the Rowan exemp
tlon: hoard to appear in Salisbury
frpliystc'al examination Friday,
Search 1st:
1 1 Qeorge Williams
?Vilham McSwain
:Ellwin De Berry Basinger
CStis Allen Harrison
J Jirvey Augustus Fesperman
'Vrtbur Smith
;lwis Goodman
t if4mes Vernon Smith
lfenry Alfred Ellis ....
iftnry, Linton Hathcock
)Jttior M Fesperman
tiJghn Louis Carscarren
jjjjgmes Baxter Graham
jJick Johnson
jfetver Slehemiah Sloop
'"Jsalncis Kenneth Brown
!iFr2d Douglas Carson
jjElfis Mclllwaine.
aTosph'Wm. Henry Poole
Toftsil Alexander Litaker
''Lewis James Overcash
jjjurlie E Lisk
ialter S McSwain
Lawrence Grove Hartley
SgllHardPlyler
UNpater Alexander Brown
lriry palvin Pence
jfi Henry Barringer
leitnerson Fesperman
. lenry Luther Neal
!atnes R Campbell
lioim Frank Peck
rles Oscar Dulin
JSdwin M Lawrence
Thomas C Peeler
!aH Wiley Karriker
rdrick Monroe Trice
jf'hijmas M Strider
'lade Hardt
QaI Julian Smith
ih$rk Roland Overcash
n Lee Bame
icrge H Kluttz
.!iJde.Coleman Corriher
Weathers .
'William Marvin Davis
sGlayeuce Suford
Mills
iWU White
CQtinciI "Graham
JBjJide C Ramsay
jfil-B Noble'
paries Sain
eorge William Phillips
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the cost of print paper, postage,
Record finds it- necessary, in
increase the subscription price.
their suseriptions and continue
present rate. For their benefit
new price of $1.50 a year, If
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Wins Five Dollar Prize For War Stamp Article
Henry Belk of Monroe, who
was fifteen on 'his last birthday,
won the Sp.O prize offered ; by R
A M or rov Chairman otba'
Savings Committee of Union
county, for writing "the best
article of not more than 100
words on the subject; "Why
We Should Buy War Savings
Stamps." Henry's article was
best, so the committee decided,
and it is here given:
"To help kill 'Kultur' and
make the world safe for Demo
cracy is why every member of a
family should have a. War Sav
ings Stamp. While many can
not scrape up enough to buy a
Liberty bond, all c-an 'conspript'
$4 13 and buy a War Savings
Stamp.
"When you buy a stamp you
not only help your Uncle Sam
but yourself. You pay 4 13 for
it now and he hands you 5.00 in
lJ66. ir you wish the.; light of
liberty and democrary kindled
by our forefathers in 1776 to
continue to burn, we must each
do wnat we can. All can buy a
War Savings Stamp.
Henry Belk.
About Constipation.
Certain articles of diet tend to
check the movement of the bow
els. The most common of these
are cheese, tea and boiled milk.
On the other hand, raw fruits,
espesiaUy apples and banannas,
also' graham bread and who e
wheat bread promote a move
ment of the bowels. When the
bowe are- baclly constipated,
however, the sure way is to take
one'or two of Chamberlaiu's Tab
lets immediately after supper.
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Willie A Butner
Bennett Sheek
Alonzo Sapp
Ernest Hampton
Cletus Marvin Belk
Mitt Watson Childers
Sam Cosby
David Canedy
James Henry Hipp
Larry 41url Beaver
William Carl Bradshaw
George C Glover
Oscar Moore
William Jeffres Jones
William M Headinger
John Shirely Blackwelder
Mayo Graham.
LUTHER. CALVIN, KNOIys. EODERN CHORCfl
How Protestants ars fieloi CrosHei MUst
Mr Religions Bacte.
' In a very luminous- ariicle in
which he tejls why Romanists,
today, are so free to deny eyery
matter of histbry, or of certain'
fact which was being accepted
byjthem in silence fifty years ajro.
Rev. Juan Orts Goaxales, in the
Guatemala News, for December,;
1917, shows that one reason is
Rome's gro.wing confidence in her
strength and power and the fact
that Protestants are entirely too
conservative and considerate to
be consistent.
Along this line he says:
"I ask any candid reader who
is famijiar with the writingsof
Luther, Calvin and Knox whether
he believes that those reformers
would be granted -a hearing to
day from the most influential
American Protestanf pulpits.
The writer himself, who has
raveled long and far in the
Souih and in part of the North,
ias often heard words like these;
vVhat you have tq say is true,
out you cannot say it here. Ob,
m my congregation there are so
many intermarried with Catho
lics. Oh, many of the members
of my church have Catholic cus
tomers or Catholic partners, and:
they will resent the issue and?
you will get me in trouble.' Oh
it is pitiful to have to say it, but
it is true: In many Protestant,
American puipiis- juuiner; cpuh
not preach today, because ne. wa
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too plain spoken about the abuse
of Romanism: Galvinwouldlje
tiau uiptLo, ucuuusc ae was ioov
radical; Knox would be shocking,
because he was too bitter against'
relics and purgatory; even Paul;
would be warned by many of our
easy going sessions and pastors
to soften his language and, his- .
teaching.
Can you imagine Luther's
reformation without his preach
ing against the abuses of Roman
ism? Can you imagine Calvin's
work without noticing his expos
ures of Romanism? Can you
imagine Knox preaching without
attacking indulgences, relics and ..
me liKer rvnu yei, American
Protestants expect to save Prot-
estism and be silent about the-:
vital issues of Protestantism. ,
Amercan Protestants call them- .
selves followers of Luther, Calvin
and Knox and sons of the Reform
ation, when they are afraid to .
speak out upon the principles of
Reformation. That inconsistent
attitude distresses me more than
the real, power of Romanism.
.t That word publici
ty' used so frequently and wisely
by President Wilson as the Only
remedy to save the country from
trusts, bribery and tyranny of
millions, is not only the best
remedy for social evils, it is 'also
the best and most efficacious..
remedy for saving the country
from the religious evils of Ro
manism. Awake! and stand for
publicity. Expose fearlessly any.
machination of Romanism wheth
er that will please or displease ,
your people. Do not forget, my
brethren, '(and I speak particu
larly to ministers) that you have
not been called to be at peace
with your congregation but to
teach them the truth as it is in
Christ Jesus." ,
No better summary of condi- '
tions has been offered of late in
so few words In the first part
of the quotation given we, find,
the reason for Rome's . , bold
and arrogant front and in the last
portion we find the advice that, ,
if followed, will as surely .breaik
the power of Rome as did Luther
when he faced death for principles
without which life would have
been a burden to him and gengtar
tions that have, followed. -
The Rev. Juan Orts Oonalei?.
(Rev. G V Frdryssa) is : the aut
thor of "Romanism Capitulatingv
Before Protestantism." He is,a. ,
former Franciscan monk, a recent "
graduate of the ttieplogkallsmi
nary at Richmond, "Va.. aiid i
now a Presbyterian minister
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