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ALL OF OURpjROEnS
Mrs. 0. A. Brguand son
Herman, ' visitefif her Bister,
Mrs. hi. r. Juyerly, near
Union E. L. (urcl six
iniles east of Saue bnrylast
Hatnrday and Sunday. v
- A. G. Deal, who lives near
the Fink Yost school house,
has decided to dispose of his
farming implements and
move to town and to this end
is advertising an auction sale
to take place at his present
residence next Thursday,
December 18th. Mr. 'Deal
will occupy a cottage on
Franklin street .
See the advertisement in
ihis issue under the head,
Christmas will be here before
you know it, it will pay you.
Rev. (. A. Brown has been
very generously remembered
by many of his parishioners
during the hog killing sea
son,, for which he and family
are truly and sincerely grate
fttl. viBlackwelder & Ritchie's
tew brick store is nearintr:
compeltion, but owing Vv to
the delay , in receiving the
door 8 and windows tney . will,
not be able to occupy it for a;
week or so. . ,: ' '
Prof. F. B. Brown, of Eq
ochville, was in Salisbury on
Rev and Mrs 0 A Brown
visited atMr and Mrs J A
WinecoiTs last Wednesday to
participate in a big opossum
dinner. The feast was a
Hampton S tire wait, now
located .at Helena, Ark., ' is
: expected to spend the holij
days here with his f ather, Mj
A. Stir e wait. .
C. L. Dougherty, who is
, in the habit of raising un
Ofsually large hogs, killed one
Tuesday that weighed 648
pounds " How's that Venus?
Blackwelder & Ritchie
have a change of advertise
ment in this paper and are
offering goods at low prices
before mroving into their new
store. Look it up.
Holshouser & Dayvault,
the enterprising general mer
chants, have a change of ad
vertisement in this paper.
They ,are? fixing to have old
Santa j Glaus about their
Robert P. Stirewalt, who is
prepairing to open a new res
taurant, was inf .Salisbury
yesterday purchasing sup
plies. D. W. Bostian spent a few
hours in Concord yesterday
Rev C A Brown will go to
Crescent Sunday evening to
preach a special sermon to the
Jr O U A M, Crescent Coun
cil, No 184. The services
, will be held in Bethany Re
H. H. Peacok has installed
a shower bath in his barber
shop, hot or cold.
Miss , Fannie Rodgers, is
visiting her grandfather, A.
S, Correll at Land is.
It is reported here that
William Kirk went to Nor
folk and joined your Uncle
r- - r WT' mm-1 m
... cam s navy. m?. JkirK is a
son of Mr. and Mr." and Mrs.
P. J. Kirk.
v W, B. Lasly, of Creed more,
is expected to spend Sunday
. here with his wife and TMr.
und Mrs. J . A. Thorn.
'J .'0, M. Kimball; who hae been
" i - ...... - . - , ' ' :
ervt)g s chief cf polioe: Binoe
Jalyth, reaigned Satarday even
ing and J; H". Blackwelder' haa
been eefed'te.d'' to aerve pat the
qd expired terA. Mr Blackwel
der has lerved the town "-in thia
cpaoUy rbepre 'iii4':'ma;keBy':-m
plebdfd clfioer. Aa the alder-
men red aire the Qhief wear a
be weot rtp to aaUab'ory jfeaterdajr
afternoon and pnrohaied, mitable
articles for the important dntiea
to be performed.
Na Changi Iff Boate 3
ence to tne baiaoontinnanee ox
rural No. 8, now; going ont froim
this . plaoe and biing opetatM
from Landia, the ; possibility 6f
the change being 'made is taome-
what remote. Bjf. a saiivaaa of
the ronte 126 patrons signed a pe
tition to have the .- route continue
as at present. This is a large ma
jority of thd patrona of the route
aud it ia likely their wishes will
decide the matter. The petition
raa sent into Washington yeater
day. . .
rtie CluD Uet Wilb Mrs. E. E. Gray.
The Thcg-sday Afternooa Club
held one of its .-moat delightful
meetings last Thursday afternoon,
Pocetnber 4 h, wtth Mrs. E. B
Gray at her home" on Main street,
with the weathejr .as balmy and
bright, aa that of springtime,
firery member was present' at the
meeting. The olnb was pleased
to have with them at guest on
this occasion. M re. W. S Priese.
For more than au hour busy fing
ers plied their needles oyer' the
contents of: prdttr . work., bags..
The olnb then entered into a Very
interesting congest. Mrs. R W.
dtra received first prize and the
n . r w r v a
ooooy ieii so Mrs. mc Li rvnonie.
The hostess, assisted by Mrs. R.
W. Gray, served delisious refresh
ments . The next regular meeting
will be with Mrs, R. W Gray.
, Constipation Poisons Yoa
If you are constipated, your en
tire system is poisoned by waste
matter kept in the body, serious re-
suits often follow. Use Dr. King's
New Life Pills and you will soon
get rid of constipation, headache
and other troubles. 25o at drug
gists or by mail. H. E Buokleu
& Co., Philadelphia and St. Louie
Rey. Browa to Preacb at Kinnapolis.
At the request of the executive
oommitte of the North Carolina
Synod, Rev. C. A. Brown will
take up the work at Kannapolis
in connection with his regular
work, with hope of effecting an
organisation there, in the near fu
ture.. There will bt preaohiog
very .Sunday afternoon, the hour
to be fixed later. This is a ten
tative arrangement till a perma
nent1 pastor can be secured, which
it is heped, can be done after the
next meeting of the North Caro
lina Synod in May, next.
California Woman Seriously Alarmed
4A sbcrt time ago 2 contracted
a severe cold which settled on my
lungs and caused me a gieat deal
of annoyance. I would have bad
coughing spells and my lungs were
so sore aud inflamed I began to
be seriouslv alarmed. A friend
recommended Cham! erlain's
Cough Remedy, saying she had
used it for years. I bought a bot
tie and it relieved my cough the
first night, and in a week I was
rid of the cold and soreness of my
lungs," writes Mis Marie Gerber,
For Sale by Frieze Drug 06.
Premier Carrier of tin Sootb, Offers Great
ly Redpced Fares for tbe Christmas and
New Year Hotldajs.
For the Christmas and New
Year holidays the Southern Rail
way will sell roand-ttip tickets at
ereatlv reduced fares. ' Dates of
sale December 17th to 25th. De
oember. 31st, 1013, and January
1st. 1914-with final return limit
Ja-marv 6 -h, .1914.
For further and detailed infor
mation apply to any Southern
Railway ticket'afent, er
; ;R H. DeBUtts,
-ft.';, . "Div. Pass. Agt.,
K Oharlotte, N, 0.
, The mariageof Miss Katie Over
oasb , daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert OvercaBh, and Howard Tv
Campbell, son; of , Mr. and Mrs.
Charlie Campbell, too place At the
parsonage of Mt. Mcriah Lhtheran
Church last Saturday afternoon.
Rev. 0. H. Pence officiating.
At the same ' place and : duriDg
the same afternoon , ' Rev. Pence,
also marrif41Mis8 : B hel Smith ,
daughter of ;5 Mr. and- Mrs. E b .
Smith, to JasV G, Anderson.
Btfth QOuplet are residents of
: 1 M
County and John BamMdrjBf
uoooora were unitea n weafooK,
ft the home of . the groom, T Satur-J
uay aitHruoop, Aev. vf. a, jd. xioia
THE FARM UFEWOOj. :
..''.'-- .' " " yfe-'
Ail OjpwtBBltj Till Will Gerai , Bst Oisi.
New is t&i Tin ti bi Bbs. -
Since China Grove has set out
to get a airm life school estab
lished here it is v now op to. tier
oitizeni to do heir best and that
at ouoe, for if the prbjeot7 is to
ucoeed quiok work - and ' personal
work is necessary . It ii alright
to get every dollar that can be
obtained but too much faith need
not be placed on outside " aid, it
will likely-be disappointing.
The sohool sought, as mention
ed before is to be secured under
what is known as the Guilford
county act, an act under whioh
any county meeting the require
ments can secure inch a sohool.
In this there is to be- no attempt
to vote an inorease in taxes bnt
the necessary funds, it is hoped,
will be raised by oar patriotic and
needed is a tenaore farm within a
mile of the sohool building, a
room equipped for -instruction in
domestic soienoe and one for agri
cultural instruction and a dor mi
tory that will meet the require
ments of the county sohool board.
When' these conditions are met
the State will provide $1 250 and
tbe county $1250 from the general
sohool fund for the maintenance
of the school This s?ema very
simple and should be eisy of ac
complishment. In this oonnec -tion
it might be said that several
other points are figuring on se
curing this sohool and if China
Grove allows the opportunity to
pass it will be a permanent and
Now' is the time, stiike while
the iron is hot.
The Frieze Drag Co.
The Frieze Drag Company which
opened its doors for business here
about the first of May has steadily
increased its business untilNjaow,
eevea montns irom that time,
seems to be well founded aud des
tined to be a- successful' business
project. At first it was thought
there was not room for more than
one successful drug store in our
midst, but this seems to have
been a mistake, for, by advertising
and drawing on the business that
was g3ing elsewhere a considerable
volume of new busmes has been
brought here that helps to build
up the town and injures no one. '
Besides being a capable pharm
acist Mr. Frieze, manager of the
new firm, has proven to be a oleve
and courteous gentleman and a
good business man .
The firm has a change of adver
tisement in Thk Recjbd and in
vites your patronage
Croup and Cough Remedy
Croup is a terrible disease, it at
tacks children so suddenly . they
are very apt to ohoke unless given
the proper remedy at once. There
is: nothing better in the world
than Dr . King's New Discovery.
.Lewis Chamberlain, of Manches
ter, Ohio, writes about his chil
dren : ' Sometimea in severe at
tacks we were afaid they would
die, but since we proved what a
certain remedy Dr. King's Nfw
Diicovery is. we have no fear We
relv on it for croup coughs and
colds." So can youl 50c. and
A bottle should be in ever v home.
At all druggists: fr. E. Bnoklen
& Co., Philadelpn tad Si. Loaii.
flOWA! COUtlTir LOCALS .
am neirg-r srestea
ns Hpspital , B alti-
d to know he is
T. R '0 a Ipbpala em-
ploye' pf)! -jachovia Loan and
hea3t&kes. Sanatorium for treat
faf ternbonfc f -:-';.y
W.'Seohristi of High Point,
State CooiloC; Jr . Q. U. A. M,,r
ill insMtute i new council of the
order' ' at i Riohfield '-to-morrow
The case of W. F, Smith, ad-
ministrator of John Smith, who
was killed aometiiaft ajo by the
expleaion ; of r some' dynamite at
the Harris jgranita; quarries at
Granite Quarry which was ap
pealed to tlteSiate Supreme Court
on a motionHreBlove ii to the
federal court!, hit been returned
for trial in the rBowan Superior
Court;: '' -i 'ci- ' ',;
J.' Allen Brown is kept at home
The Brotherhood of St. John's
Lutheran' Chxiroll at their regnlar
monthly meeting Wednesday night
decided , to fhold - a banquent on
Thursday night,' January 8th.
Isaac, Ly erljr, p s plendid - citizen
off- the Rjokwelf ' neighborhood,
oelebrated his ,68rd birthday
Wednesday when ;he invWd4 a
humber of ' frWnds and gave a
big dinner. r.
How to Baakraptjthe Doctors.
thin stookingaand thin soled shoes
worn by women the doctors would
probably be ; bankrupt.'' When
yon contract a cold do not wait
for it to develop into' pneumonia
but treat it at once . Chamher
lain's Cough Remedy is intended
especially for coughs and colds,
and has won a wide reputation by
its cures of these .diseases. Ib is
moit effectual and is pleasant and
safe to take. f
For Sale by Frieze Drug Co.
Yoorger Set fj-'ertilDed.
Ou Saturday afternoon, Decem
ber 7th,- from two until four
o'olook, Miss Louise . Swink,:
youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. J. S wink, entertained a num
ber of her friends, ihi occasion
being her tenth birthday,. Prompt
ly at the appointed hoar the small
guests began to arrive until the
invited number of thirty-seven
had assembled. . Each- persou
Ihowed her, or his, love for the
little hottessvby bringing a tcken
in remembrance of the day. . The
fact that apples "and candy were
mingled with .the jolly games,
played on the lawn, made the
time pass too rapidly for Mrs.
S wink to call a halt. But : more
pleasure perhaps a waited, the
young sooiety goers as .theyjftflled
into the dining room.
In the middle of. the table . was
an immense white cake surmount'
ed by ten lighted candles. Keen
enjoyment was displayed among
the children as little Miss Swink
finally succeeded in extinguishing
the candles after blowing twice
After, eating cream and cake and
playing for a little while longer
the happy children wnt home
declaring they had had "the best
Dr. tlobson's Ointment Heals Itchy
The constantly itching, burning
sensation and other disagreeable
forms of eczema, tetter, saltrheum
and skin eruptions promptly cured
by Dr. Hobson'a Eczema Oint
ment. Gep. W. Fitoh, of Men-
oota, in., says: "i puronasea a
box of Dr. Hobson's Eczema Oint
ment. Have had eczema evsr since
the civil war, have been treated
by many doctors, none have given
the benefit that one box of Dr.
Hobson's Eczema Ointment has."
Every sufferer c should try it .
We're so positive it will; help yoa
we guarantee it or money retuna
ed. At all druggists or by mail
50o. Pfeiffer Chemical Co., Phil
If At were not for tbe
jadelphia and St. Louis. ? i
With five thonsand milea of his
Southern toitr yet antraversed.
Barton W, Qurrte assistant editor
of The Country Qantleman said
yesterday that -already he - had
been tremendoaily impritsed with
the-, possibilities of eoohomio de
velopment which the -South is of
fering to - the ' world. Charlotte
ObserveryS 'M:mf- -WB-f
''South igdoffering to the world,"
That sonuda'alout as appropriate
is to say, "The sweet young lady
was standing on the street corner
waiting to be kissed. ' r Why in
the name of our homdi and fnture
welfare do we not v oursely es use
these tremendous pbssibiHtieCor
hold and guard thm clelW until
we oan? ...It is the limit of idol
hardiness to be- offering - our land
and our wealth to all comers. ':. Of
oourse let's develop, . bttF.r'do it
ourselves . If we -have, sufficient
material for t honsand, or ten
thousand years, so muoh ttie better
for US. To bu,r& a candle at both
ends ii sheer -wantonness, and car
not be Justified. Muob of what
we call progress is merely another
name for greed, graft and licen
tiousness, and in the .end will
sting like An adder . The prodigal
son, Judas Iscarot and Benedict
Arnold are conspicuous examples
of stnh. a course: they satisfied
their greed but suffered for it, as
we may expect to do. ; . This is an
era of conservation and the South
needs, abov9 all . others, to put its
preoepts into immediate 'pfacticei
the sooner, the better. To preserve
td ourselves and our . posterity is
wisdom, to part with it, oven- at a
fancy price, is foolishness. Let
ut not' be drank because of roar
bonnaiees natural stores and lose
tbem in a period of iooiisn revelry
or by short'lired ambitions. ; "r ,::
of an assay office
we notice that Representative
Doughton says "If there is half
the gold in the mines that Mr.
Newman says he has found I shall
insist on the office going closer to
the mines than Charlotte. It
seems strange that notwithstand
ing the national reputation' of
Mr. Newman as a "mining ex
pert," Representative Doughton
would use the word "if." Why
man, there ii a fountain at Gold
Hill that spouts pure molten gold
and it is shipped off in tank cars,
whioh the modestry of Mr. New
man forbade his mentioning.
North Carolina day, Decem
ber 19th, the children of the
schools will be urged to con tr bate
one cent each for a Knapp memo
rial fund. The Record thinks it
is wrong to thus subsidize the
public schools as collection bu
reaus for pet schemes of the State
Beard of Education. Of course
there are many worthy objf&ts
deserving of consideration, but tbe
schools should not be nied ai. an
asset for the board in offise when
ever it is desired to set afoot
something it may wish. It is not
a proper place for collections and
is oontrary to Democratic preoe
dnt and the maintenance of free
Walter George, 'who knows about
as muoh real mining as a blue jay,
has supplied the press with an
otherjof his wonderons yarns of so
called disoovery. Me is now so
burdened with the gold ooziog out
of the ground at the long since
worked-out mines at Gold Hill,
that he wants the Charlotte assay
office re-established 4or his con
venience. Great is our old friend
-Fit His Case Exactly
'When father was sick . about
six years ago he read an advertise
ment of Chamberlain a Tablets in
the papers thst fit his case i; exact
ly, writes Miss Margaret JOamp
bell o Ft. amitn, Aric. "He pur
chased a box of them and he has
not been sick since. My sister had
stomach trouble and was also ben
efited by them." Z
" f For Sale by Frieze Drug Co.
Wilted to Buy Dry Pine Lumber
See the China Grove Lumber
Co. B. J. Bostian, Sec. and Treas,
Y. P. SbIII Bimr.v
Oct Satnrday afternoon of this
week the Ycong People'i jQaild of
a ' nrib t.'ciilM.,ur''-. .i t ii
uii t wuuwu wiii ajave uu
sale in the Hanna . building f near
the .bank, a; nice lot of hand-made
anioles Hiaitable for Christmas
Every one is iuvlted to call and
see these articles and help enoour
age the youigpeople in their mi -
stonary efiforti, by baying their
fancy articles,! as (he prooeeds go
into the Ghild treasury.
Kemember taa.time (and 'place
ana give tnem a cau.
Uot.ir Giois VislU Suti Clit$.
.The primary and intermediate
departments of tha China Grove
High ?8ohooI '3ra; arranging to
present Ca? splendid little entain-
xnent for our p.op! e on the night
of Pridayyt eibeif 19thV- It
will tike placa id ;lha town hall
and wilt be a var ieojoyble Wan
ing V entertain menC ' .
; We wish to call attention to the
act of the cjuoty commissioners in
extending the time limit ot. build
ing the . Salisbu ry . Railroad , from
191 to 1916, giving the company
two more years in, whio& to trafel
aroundrover the country anl at
tempt to sell .bonds that were to
be issued in cae thia road was
boiit within a given tioe. -We
raise the question as to the right of
the commio'ners Jto 'ithuadfspolTt
of ao important a.mattorAdn'e !
volving the expenditure cf
sands ol- dollars 'of Ihtfl r : .
money without agaib sut
the matfefc to ?ittaac-Th),r-hockstert
have had their fall c;
portiinity, wttb -fuli; knowliedge
of the limit set, and failed, eonse
quently the people are rslisved of
farther responsibility in the mat-
tioularly so when its is absolutely
absurd to expect a railroad to be
completed, as stipulated in the
time named. This scheme is : a
graft, pure and simple, and our
people should raise a protest, suf
ficient to have this order recinded.
Attention ia called to
advertisement of J. L. Bo s
tian, the furniture dealer.
Mr. Boatiau has a. very nice
line to select from.
Henry Shoe, of the Mill
Bridge neighborhood, ; has
tnoved into the Henderson
Miller residence on Franklin
There is more Catarrh in this
section of the country than all
other diseases put together, and
until the ast few years was sup
posed to be incurable. For a great
many years aociors pronoancea is
a lpcal disease and prescribed lo
cal remedies, and by constantly
falling to cure with local treat
ment, pronounced it incurable.
Science has proven catarrh to be a
constitutional disease, ' therefore,
requires constitutional treatment
Hairs Uatarrn Uure, manuiac
tared by F. J. Cheney & Co,
Toledo, Ohio, is the onl Consti
tutional oure on the market. It u
taken internally in doses from 10
drops to a teaspoonful. It aots
direotly on the blood and mucout
surfaoes of the system. They offer
one hundred dollars for an f case
it fails to cure. Send for circulars
Address : F. J. Chxiobt & Co.,
8old by all druggists, 75o.
Take Hall's Family Pills for
in unariotte, i . "a-itirti. s v;. 1 1 4 o.n, vf cniiir d.h; .Z&zJh J'"-.
A formolft, which was obtained from an Indian
Doctor by an old gentleman In the year of 1872 when
in the coal fields of West Virginia, when at that time
Pneumonia was raging to such an extent that the
doctors were losing patient after patient. - When this
Indian doctor asked the permission to use his remely
with the agreement that if he did not oure them he
would not charge them one cent. This permission
was granted on these terms. And he went to work,
and tho result was that he eared ever case that the
doctors had given up-tojlie$This old gentleman has -made
and used this remedy in his community ever
sfhee, curing nearly every one that- he got to before
tha. vara tnn mur cm no to nan tfia RamaHv Thn nlrl
gentleman getting too old todp much with it sold it to ' R. M. Leonard -in
1009, and he is the sole owner and manufacturer of this Great Remedy, and
is now patting it on the market at a small cast for such a Bamady, as he feels
that it will be a great blessing to the public to get sash a remedy a , this for
the dreaded disease of pneumonia- Since patting this remedy on the market .
we have have had many cores to o credit for Pneumonia, Group, Colda.Uore
Throat, Sums, Old Soiss, etc- ;" j- -, st ; , ; :v:.
Mrs. Emeline Corr jier, relict of
the late Daniel . Corriher, died at
her home ' near here Wednesdaj
morning; from the p effects of a
complication of diseases and old
age. The foperal was held from
Mt. Zion Reformed church yester
day morning,' Rev. J .' H. tKeller
officiating, and tjhe interment was
Ui Green: Lawn- (JeUry v ikri
Corriher was 86 years old and a
splendid woman. t'. --J' . '
John 'Beaver, a . farmer ' , who
lwed; near Rockwell, coffered a ,";
stroke ol; paralysis several days :"
ago and died yesterday. The f uner- 1
al was held from Emanuel'iE.
Ohnrch, of whioh he wai3 avfiaeni-;
ber, this v morning, Rev. . Oh P.
Fisher officiatingl The interment;
was in. the cemetery,-near the -
choroh. Mr, ; Beaver was. 'fifty- a
odd yean old and leaves vawifa I '
and a number of ; children.' .He '
was a good farmer and a'splendid :;.
citizen.- ' :-' y,;.-f--":'' :
Cared of liver CdnwpIIitit.li
"I was suffering with liver dm--
" says Iva Smith of Point
Blank, Texas, and decided to try
a t5o. I ox of Chamberlain's :Tab
letsi and am happy to .say ; that I
sin .completely cured ; and can
ominenft them" to every one.?
"cr sale by Frieze Drug Co.
i tiae of ' year to pay; apar-
-3L.1S nere ana; we are noping
it f:" ads will .be soVfic nsid-
i. ,-:tu.-;tti 4s?theyi would
ta?s c : izzz. thea nnder similar
cifcsit:;ti-.cci Slot's geiquaie
on -1 J5dpby ibie ; first Jit i the
' -v -t.; .
Bier Carrier of t&t Sestli. t
In order to give patrons an op
portunity to visit Cuba during
the :-' holidays Southern Bail way
wiirsell round trip tickets for all
trains on : Ssturday, Deceznbejr
"?hi Havana, Cuba, with fit. al
rstorn limit January 6th ,1914'.
Fallowing fares will apply from
stations named: ;
Charlotte ............... . $44 60
Concord. ..... ... ... . . . . . 45 15
Statesville ........ ......... r 4&85
Hickory. . Vl , . , . ........ , 4$ 85
Salisbury . . . 45 85
Winston-Salem .. . . . .... v 46 80
High Point . . ... ...... ... . 46 20
(ireensboro. . . 46. 60
Route via Soatnern Railway to
Jacksonville and thenoe via either
Key West or Port Tampa r and
boat. - .
A rare opportunity t spend the
holidays in Havana. ..."
Pullman reservations should be
made several days in advance by
application to local agent, or
R. H. Dk Butts, D. P. A.,
Charlotte, N.J 0.
HEW LOT OF FURNITURE
JUST ARRIVED AT
J L. BOSTIAN'S
FURHITURE STORE, f
PRICES WAY DOVlji.
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