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at T. P. Tounff'a.
W. M. Ruth, Salesman-'
II. NO. 69.
Pocussed and Transmitted Into Print
: by .a Sun Reporter. ' ; ,
LEROY SMITH, ?ITYV EDITOR.
TELEPHONE NUMBER 4.
C. S. Burgess is. "now connected
with the Salisbury Cotton Mill.
Mr. J. F. Bauknight, of; the
Southern's shops, is at home today
on the sick list. -
T. M. McCullohhas a new
in this paper to which your atten
tention is especially called.
Messrs. Maxwell & Handle have
the contract to paint Mr. Wil
liams' house on Chestnut Hill.
Some beauties in ladies tine
shoes with silk vesting tops and
facings are being shown at Burt's.
II. S. Walton has a change of
ad. in this issue. His market is
always stocked with choice meats.
The weather forecast for; the
next twenty-four hours is: Fair
Mr. G. C. Hems' chil
ill. One has a heart
trouble and the other is down with
a bad cold.
o meeting of the Epworth
League will be. held tonight.
usual weekly meeting
last Wednesday night.
An insane woman from Person
county was taken through., here
where she will bJ 'pracea m the
Mr. C. W. Poole has fitted up
a pool and billiard table at his
ten pin alley and the new depart
ment will be opened tonight.
Miss Fannie Davis, of Lichten
stein's store, is on the sick list -afflicted
with chills. Her many
friends hope to soon; see her out
Mr. F. E. . Crow arrived . last
night from Atlanta to accept a po
sition in the coach department at
Snencer" He is a ood man and
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a gopd workman, -s
Mr. J. C. Cress, of the firm of
Lentz & Cress, who has been quite
sick with tvnhoid fever at his
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home in the country, is improving,
: we are glad to learn. . ;
The engine which ?. broke
down at Spartanburg recently
and from which Engineer Patton,
of this citv. lumped, breaking his
7f A ' .
arm has been brought to Spencer
It will be repaired in the shops at
that place. Mr.! Patton's broken
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arm is getting along very well but
he will be kept off for some time
yet on account of it.
After Ten Months. ' '
Last night Officers Pagle and
Cauble caught Jim Gaines," color
ed, who is wanted in Concord for
assau ts witn (leaaiv weapons on
two people. He has been wan tec
. for ten months. The Concord
officers 'have been notified anc
Gaines will probably be taken to
that place tonight.
The Bunaways Return.
Mr. G. I). Coleman 'and Miss
Maud Ketchie, who left here yes
terday morning for South Carolina,
were married in the afternoon,
not at Spartanburg, but at Blacks-
burg, S. C. They had not finally
decided where they would go when
they left here but expected ' to go
to Spartanburg. However, they
stopped off at Blacksburg and had
no difficulty in getting the cere
mony performed that made them
husband and wife. '
They returned to this city last
night and are stopping at Mr. F.
JAIL A WAITING COURT.
A Number are Behind the Bard
be 'Tried Next Week.
) November term of Rowan's
ior court convenes next Mon
i There will be the usual
er of criminal cases. A num-
hi .the defendants in these
are out, on. bail, but fifteen
or mire are confined in the county
jail. There are twenty-three pris
oners in jail but a few of these are
servi: lg sentences now.
Th-3 murder case, St!ate against
Gilm jre Hammond for the killing
of F. L. Averitt, will probably
be th 5 niost important case tred.
Besides Ham ruond and the th r ee
witnesses in his case who are now
in jail the following defendants
Will Moore, for carrying a con
cealed weapon; Alfred Williams,
carrying a concealed weapon;
Youn g Sum mers, assauj t and bat
tery; Silas Cook, Bill Clement and
Horn Dalton, gambling; Gus Dav
is, cirrying" concealed", weapon;
Liza inox, larceny; Harry Dun
bar, larceny ; J. WV Smith , carry
ing -concealed weapon; : John
Holir es, larceny; Henry Rantz,
carrying concealed weapon; f Bur
ton LI lis, disposing of mortgaged
property ; J im Christian, carrying
concealed weapon; Georse Clihe.
ivoput rfu Dales or cotton were
sold on the Salisbury market this
morning. xne price paia wp-s
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S. Gallimore tells us the
necessary repairs iave been inaje
at headquarters and that tonigfit
the street lights will burn as usual.
didn't burn last night or the
three f strange negroes as
ciouaj cnaracters. ijn one was
found a pistol, and $15. They
were locKea, up until tnis aner-
noon wnen Mayor JLinn win nuiKe
tiw. -m'- !! 1
disposition of theni.
A New Road. I
on a side track to be
the Southern road to
Kesl4r mill will begin next
rack will run near the
mill and will prove a great con
venience for the Kesler, as it will
"deal of hauling by
Only today and tomorrow are
which to pay your county
State taxes. For Monday
ff Monroe will have to report
all delinquents to the judge pre-
siaing over court wnicn convenes
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on tqat date. The sheriff thinks
now pe will have several hundred
to report as delinquents.
Gran te Notes.
J. T.; Wyatt came up from
Faith this morning Avith three car
loads of granite that were being
ied to different points in the
iqe xaakm crew
from i here to the
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quarry ? after
anotner loau or more
of ' rock.
Rowan' granite is in great de
now and the quarrymen are
doing a good business.
FOR SALE A good house and lot
on Council street. Apply to H. M.
W. H; Wakefield, of Charlotte,
iwill be in Salisbury, at the Cen
tral hotel, on Wednesday Nov. 24th,
1897, or one day only. , IIis practice
is lin: ited to the Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throiit. . t'T . -
Shi ve at the Climax.
SALISBURY, N. C, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 19, 1897.
RACE DECLARED OFF.
That Five Mile Race Postponed Until
! Next Year.
I "Recently "much has been said
about a proposed five mile bicycle
race between Tony Taylor, of this
city, and A4 A. Springs, of - Lex
ington. These two riders kept in
trim and were about to set a date
for the race several times within
the; past month or two. It was
finally almost decided that the race
should come off next week, but the
following note received today set
tles the whole Business, for several
months anyway: . ,:
Daily Sun: On account of cold
weather the much talked of Taylor-Springs
race has been post
poned until next year.
J. E. Audrey.
THE CITY RICH IN GOLD.
The Convicts Unearth a Four
Vein xn Inniss Street.
T Salisbury is rich in gold,
j The convicts who are at -work
macadamizing on Inniss street un
earthed a f ou r ; foot vein of gold
bearing ore yesterday. The vein
was struck a short distance be
yond the covered bridge, which
crosses the Southern Rail way .
Mining Engineer J, J. Newman
was called to examine the ore and
pronounced it of a very fair quali
ty. He will pan a specimen of
the ore to see how much of ' the
precious; metal it f contains. This
is the sixth vein discovered with
in the corporation of the city.
The vein just ' found is only
about six inches below the - sur-
I-,re on iiusin
Mr. P. B. :
Beard who is travel
ing now with headquartersat Char
lotte, was here yesterday and this
morning on -important Eusiness.
He came to pay his taxes which
amount thisear to over a hun
Capt. Stewart Hurt. '
r Capt. II. R. Stewart, who runs
between Spencer and GreenviUe,
is off with a mashed hand. He
came in last night from the south
and went on home to reniain for a
few days. TWO of his fingers were
"badly mashed while his train
at Spartan1 bilrg Junction.
Mr. Manly to Leave, ,
pHis many friends will be sorry
to learn that Mr. J. ;Ct Manly is
soon to jleave here. He leaves
next week for Birmingham,
i Mr. Manly has been master car
builder at Spencer shops since they
were completed ilnd he has made
many friends here. The men who
Work under him regret very much
to give him up, but all wish . him
"well in his new home. .
Foot Hurt. I
Mr. C. M. .Wood, machinist at
the Southern's-shop, had his left
foot painfully hurt about 9:30
o'clock 'yesterday morning. He
was working on an engine when a
niece of iron fell on his foot. He
tried to get out of the way and fell
in the pit, and the iron also fell in
striking . him as noted.. Mr.
WnnH pnnip. to town and had the
wound dressed; He is restin
vprv well today and hopes to re-
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sunie work by Monday.
I j I NO CURE-NO PAY
That is the way all Druggists sell GROVES
TASTELESS CHILL TONIC for Chills'and
v.i,o.,inii nil Forms of Malaria, It is sim-
rl Quinine in a tasteless form
Children love it. Adults prefer it to bitter,
nauseating Tonics. Price, , 50c.
i- Two Hot Members Nicholson's
Economy Stove heats the Daily Sun.
Get yourself one. It is the cheapest
and best heat producer on the market.
Call and examine for yourself. On
Fisher street or at. the store of the
Salisbury Hardware & .Furniture Company.
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A STREET RAILWAY.
TH; ALDERMEN ASKED JO
GRANT A FRANCHISE. :
The ? Proposition Looked Upon with
Favor Will be Granted Soon
; Directors Named.
: The Salisbury Street Railway
and Electric Com pany was organiz
ed here some time ago. Its organ
ization; was kept sub rosa, for rea
sons.: est known to the company,
onlyja few being apprised of it.
TheSuN was to say nothing about
it until such time as it was deemed
best to $o soX . ' -
It is now at liberty to give it to
thepublic, I The company includes
some of Salisbury's most enter
prising citizens, who propose to
push the railway to success. The
fol lowing are the .directors: John
S Henderson, Kerr Craige, Lee
S. Overman, Theo. F. Kluttz,
J oseph J. Newman , J. Sam uel
MsCubbins, R. J. Holmes, of
Salisbury, and D. L. Risley, of
Pliiiadelphia, Pa.H ;
Last night at the regular meet
ing of the city aldermen, directors
Joseph J. Newman and John S.
ijendersqn j appeared before the
board arid asked to be granted a
f runchiso to build and equip a
street ; rail way through the city.
e proposition as presented to
the board offers to build a street
ov tn Homn i"f. fliocf nnf TTill
ajhd;run to a point at or near the
hotel at Spencer. The line to run
tongMain street and its extension.
k The road is to be- completed and
In operation inside of .12 months.
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f0 daysV : The question of gran t-
the franchise was favorably
cussed by. the board. The
matter was then referred to the
ordinance and 'finance committees
together with the city attorney
who will draw up a, satisfactory
ordinance and report at an early
It was the unanimous verdict of
the aldermen last night to grant
the franchise.lt will be granted as
soon as the proper ordinance has
been reported , and' passed. The
company will then adopt measures
to beerin work on the lino' of road.
In a Well.
It was reported on the street to
day that a inan'liad fallen in a well
in the east ward. This report was
not true. .It was only a dog that
fell in and he was not hurt. A
bucket was lowered arid the ani
mal crawled into it! and was
brought to the ' surface, not hurt
but badly scared by his experience
After a Murderer.
for Salisbu ry in quest! of a negro
named Chas. Shannon, who, by
reason of an amputated thumb and
other marks of identification, has
been located there. - Shannon is
wanted for -the murder of a
white man j named Vance Cannon,
in Gastonia. on the 9th of last
May. Sheriff Smith i expects to
return with him today. " .
The Sheriff was "here last night
but returned to Charlotte - on the
some one misinformed
Sheriff Smith. The
was spotted was not the wanted
: : TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY-
Take Laxative Bromt Quinine ; Tablets;
All Druggists refund the money if it fails to
Cure.. 5s?c. i I
at 6c. yard, j
Barker Mills Domestic
j Reid & IIakuy.
Oysters; Fish!, Liver PoddingHead
Cheese, Souse, Meat, Alii lorK, vvn
niefc Mixed and all other kinds of sau
sages at Jackson's.
MEETING OF THE
Swink Elected Sexton.
Tn iLlii-- 1 Li ii
. uuuiuuu iu utsariug me pro
position to 'build a Street rail way
throuo-h the city from the Salis
bury Street Railway Company the
board of aldermen at their meet-
mo: last night transacted the
A number of accounts
Mr. Peter Swin
sexton for the town
c was elected
until J uneist,
The matter of swlearino, in
of the firemen as
men at fires was discussed
action taken. "
Mayor Linn .was
purchase blankets and a
use in the. city hall.
The board then adjourned, sub
ject to the call of the mayor, . un
til' the. next reorular
GETS AN OFFICE.
Capt. Ramsay Elected Agent of Board
Capt. John A. Ramsay returned
last night from Raleigh. He has
been given the. position af agent of
the state board of education, j
v X esterday s ir ress- V lsitor says:
The board of edi cation met in
the executive office today,, all the
state officers being present.
The principal business was the
selecting of ex-Senator J. A. Ram-
say of Salisbury as
board of education.
agent of the
He was elec-
ted for a term of two months
his special duties will be to look
up charts and maps imd records of
ing; lniortnation which is much
desired hy the state officers. Mr.
Ramsay, who is a iepunficaa, vill
get $83.33 salary per month for
his work: I ' I :
The Board of Education has rso
far -failed to elect an agent and
surveyor. This position pays
1,000 per annum and was held by
Geh. Lewis, of Goldsboro under
Gov. Carr's administration.
The Reimer Down.
Work has ceasedi
theReimer gold mine in this county.
Mr. Bliss was hay
pumped qut and it
that , the mine would soon
worked b,ut work has been stopped
for the present.
Rev. Scroggs and Rev. Marr.
The Asheville Citizen in speak
ing personally of "tie members of
the Western North Carolina Con
ference has the following to say
of Salisbury's divines: ;
Rev. T. F. Marri
one of the strongest preachers in
the conference. He is an old
Holston man and is well known in
church in this city
one year. He
has been in Salisbury for three
years, where hid
by unusual suc
ly. and material-
cess, both spiritua
ly. He is a native
county, is a self-made man
Rev. J. R. Scroggs has closed
his fourth year as
of the Salisbury.
He has been
in the presiding -eldership (for
about 10 years, and keeps his work
in hand, better, and knows more
of it in detail, than perhaps any
at ' ' TT .
man in tne conierence. tie is a
perfect genius fori detail.
at 6c. yard.
arker Mills Domestic
Reid & IIaruy!
Rent. Old National Bank
Building now occupied by E. W. Burt
& Co's. ' Bicycle Livery. For terms
apply to E. W. Bur.
Put it inr the
A:i lis' ?c::'.3 .
AYILt SEE IT.
10 Cents Per "V7eek
THE SOUTHERN CONFERENCE.
at Organ Church Yesterday.
Continues Four Days.
The Southerbt Jonference of the
N.. C. Lutheran Synod con vened
at Organ Chiirch , this coiintr,
yesterday. . The conference in
cludes all the territory on the
Southeastern side of the Southern
railroad, and iscomposed of twen
ty-six congregations, with seven
Rev. George H. Cox,; of Organ
Church, was president of ;the con
ference when it convened and Rev.
A. McQilloh, of Concord,
The sessions will continue until
Sunday and orr that day commu
nion will be celebrated.
No report of the proceedings of
the conference has. yet been re
Little Girl Dead. -
Ruth Margaret, the 5 year old
daughter . of Mr. Jesse Evans,
died yesterday evenino after an
illness of a week. The funeral
will be conducted tomorrow after
noon at 3 o'clock, and the inter
ment made in the Oak Grove cem
The bereaved parents have the
sympathy of many.
Caught in Cabarrus.
- Deputy Sheriff Guffy went down
to Concord- last night and return
ed this mofnicig with a white man,
George Cline, who is. wanted here
for an assault Svith a deadly weap
on. v He was caught by the Cabar
rus officers who were told t of his
whereabouts by Sheriff Monroe.
The ; sheriff generally finds, out
"wlere"wan ecTrm"ejr ur CU.I imsjm
on this side, of the earth
Cline after being arrested some
time ago escaped f roiri the consta-
ble and has since been at liberty.
57"ood war r7 z'Ts. rre i
The always popular Woodwardr
Warren Company; which will be
gin a- 3- night's engagement at the
opera house next Monday, night,
is said- to be without doubt far
and a way the stongest aggrega-
tion playing the south at the pop
ular scale of prices.- The .Lynch
burg (Va.) Times has this to say
in speaking of one of the perform
ances of this clever attraction.
""The opera-house was packed
last night at the second perform-
ance or the wooaward-Warren
company. 4Tlie Man From Paris,'
a musical coinedy, was the bill,.
and it was a great show. In fact.
there have been a few perform
ances -which have been more thor
oughly enjoyable; Mr. Wood
ward was in his element in low
comedy work, andj his talented
wife kept the! audience in roars of
laughter. All the parts were
splendidly taken and , the Ringing
was very good - indeed. Of the
supporting company, little Miss
Sadie Handy, Lis the bright par
ticular star. She is :a winsome,
gracef ul little woman and has al
ready become quite a favorite
with theatre-goers. In accentric
comedy .work, Mr. Jacob Keif is
immense, and in fact the company
is composed of clever people."
night ladies will be
if accompanied by a
person holding one paid 30ct.
TO CURE A (.OLD IN ONE DAY-
Take "Laxative I'tromo Quinine Tablets.
All Druggists refund the money, if It fails to
Mrs. C. A. Traylor announces that
she is again prepared to do sewing for
children. ' She would be pleased to
see her c4d customers and friends.
Booms "over the postofflce.
FOR RENT A handsome new 8
room dwelling house, with gas, water
and all-necessary out buildings, on
west Fulton street.
A. S. IIEILIG.