TH FLOVVEftS COLUC7!Oi EST SEST QUALITY BR E A D, 50 Loaresfor B.m at. THL. SWINK'S for; 'CAKES' of all kinds, fresh bakod call on T. L. SWINK VOL, IV. NO. 1 03. SALISBURY, N. C, SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 31, 1898. 10 Cents Per Week ATTEMPTED ASSAULT. 1 - ? WEEK OF PEAYER. THE FIRST SUNDAY. ABOUT THE TOWN. PERSONAL PABA&RAPHS. FROM OVER THE STATE. Arranged By the Pastors' Association Divine Services to he Held. The Day's Directory. Local . Items Condensed Lines. in a Pew A Number of Holiday Visitors Are Interesting News Condensed from tth e for Next Week. Still on the Boad. : - i - - '" ' - :. . r - v w . V Brothers iWere Unsuccessful and Were Given a Good Flogging. j j ! Mr. Will Lisk, of Morgan, Who is here today, tells - us of the at tempted assault on a lady living; in his township. The attempt was made two weeks ago by two men named Cranford, brothers, on Mrs. M. C. Parks. . I ; She gave an alarm which brought her brother-in-law, Mr. James Basinger,to her rescue The Cran ford men wTere drinking and be gan "sassing" Mr. Basinger, He forthwith gave them a good flog ging, since which they have not been seen in that part of the coun try. ; " j' j. Cranf ords lived across ! the river and were in Morgan cutting cord wood for a distillery. j Mr. Kluttz's Ided ' We get this from the Raleigh News & Observer: t4I have great faith in the Leg islature which meets here next week," said Congressman-elect Kluttz, at the Yarboro. "I don't know exactly what they'll jdo about an election law. I've not read the Louisana law as carefully as I should, but it seems to me it's abeut the only law we can have by which we can eliminate the negro vote without at the same time depriving many isrnorant white people of the right of suf frage. I don t think we can stop short of a constitutional amend1 ment." 1 Miss Rintels to Marry. Invitations have been issued! to the marriage of Miss Bessie Vic jtoria Rintels, of Charlotte, who is to marry Mr. Emanuel N. Campe on Wednesday evening, January 11th. I Miss Rintels has visited Miss Ray Wallace in Salisbury and has a number of friends here. f Horse Thief. j Thursday night some one stole a bridle from Mr. A. W. Wine cofFs stable, put it on a horse . r which he orot out of Mr. R. 1L. CD I Shaver's stable and rode the ani mal several miles in the country. The horse was returned yester.- day by a friend of Mr. Shaver, who had found it straying about. The animal showed that it had been run hard. 1 Church Dedication. . The dedication of Christiana church, Lutheran, in the county, takes place to-morrow. The dedicatory, sermon is to j be t)reached at 11 o'clock in the morn ing by Rev. L. E. Busby, of this city.;-; . ! Corporal Cahill. . ? 1 Mrs. F. Cahill has received a letter from her son, John B., who is with the First N. C. Regiment in Cuba. ) John has recently been appoint ed corporal in Company L. 1 Marriage. j December 22, 1898, at the home of the bride's father, Mr. Lewis 1 Cauble and Miss Agnes C. L. Od die were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. C. A. Brown. NOTICE: Any one wishing Brick can see Mr. John Ilanna, or leave or ders at Lud wick & Black's stable. II. A BROWN. NO CURE-NO PAY That Is the way all druppists sell GROVE'S TASTELESS CllILL. TONIC for Malaria, Chills .and Fever. It is simply Iron and Quinine in a tast eless form. Children love It. Adults prefer it to bitter, nauseating Tonics. Price 50 cents. Busted aij, to pieces: The - prices on Lounges, Couches, Ex tension Tables, China Presses, Chma Sets and Book Cases at Cx. W. Wright's. The Pastors' Association has ar-J nged the following program for the week of prayer, begining next onday: . Monday, 7 p. m. 'Confession," Rev. Craven, at Reformed Church. Tuesday, 7 p. in. "Power of Ubited Effort," Rev. L. E. Bus- y, at Presbyterian church. j 1 Wednesday, 7 p. mi' 'Nations and rulers," Rev. Dr. Rumple, at Methodist church.' : Thursday, 7 p. m. "Home and preign i .Missions," Rev. D. P, Tate, at Baptist" church. Friday, 7 p. m. "Families and phools," Rev. Dr. Weaver,'' at Lkitheran church. - The choirs will conduct the mur si Jc at their respective churches. Slht he-people are earnestly invit- id to attend the services. Each ght's service will consume one burs time. Died on the Train. ;Yesterday morning Judge F. Carroll Brewster, one of the best known' jurists of Pennsylvania, died on board the south-bound vestibule while- that train was be tween Greensboro and Salisbury. He was on his way to Florida to spend the winter, having been in bad health for some time. Death was caused by paralysis of the heart. , The body was taken off at Char lotte and'prepared for burial and sent back to Philadelphia last njght. e iioriaa Trains. The Southern's fine Florida lim- t Ued trains will be put on January 1 5th. Superintendent W. B. Ry der to-day received a telegram conveying this information. The schedule sroinir north will be the same itwas last year. The schec ule going south will be ten min utes faster. The same superb ser vice wilt be given that distinguish e l these trains last season. Char Jotte News. ew School House. The frame of the new school buse for the colored children is up. ne nouse is being Duiit on West Inniss street below pheriff Monroe's, and will be used by Rev. (; eorge Shutz, missionary of the Missouri Lutheran Synod. etition for a Bridge. We understand that a number of farmers will petition! the county commissioners Monday to place a b ridge over the branch in West Point. It is badly needed and one will no doubt soon be placed there. Tb Build Here. Mr. Eli Barks, who works at Spencer, has sold. his property in South Carolina. We understand he will soon build a residence Salisbury. in The Grip Here. - v 'v. t The grip has invaded Salisbury.-' There are many- cases reported in the city. . . Fresh lot of Jime just received. R. J. Holmes. ? Yellow Fever in town is fear- e l by all, but it is a pleasure to visit the mammoth store rooms of George W. Wright and j see the f arid selection of Xmas and bridal esents to be had at his Empo- um. . , . ' . -f Spring Lamb, fat Mutton, Liver Pudding, Head Cheese, stall fed Beef, corn fed Porkjand all kinds of Sausage and other fresh nieats at J. S. Mara- e's. r - . . , -. 'i i ' . s : For Rent: 4-rooni' cottage on Chestnut Hill. s- W. R. .Woodson. Chestnut Hill Regular services at the Methodist church. i Methodist-r-At 11 a. m. and 7 " tii ..1' p. m. mere win oe .services at tne Church Street Methodist church. Episcopal Regular services will be conducted at St. Luke's and St. John's, St. Peter's and St. Paul's chapels. . ' . Reformed There will be no services at Faith Reformed church, owing to the absence of the pas tor. Catholic Church The usual Sun day services will be conducted to morrow. High mass at 10:30 a. m., evening devotions at 7:30. All are welcome. . ; Spencer At the Methodist church there will be services at 11 a. m. and 7 p. m., conducted by the pastor. The subjects will be apprbpriate to the day. Dr. Stallidgs, missionary of the N. C. Baptist Stato Convention, ,w ill preach in the academy at the IT 1 rn 1 1. vance Willis at 11 a. m.4 anu in the academy at Chestnut Hill at 7fp. in. Presbyterian At the First Presbyterian church there will be the usual services. Christian Endeavors The (Y. P- S. C. E. will hold its resrular meet ing Sunday niffht after service. Subject '-The Angel Presence, f or the rsew lear. A full meeting is desired. Members please re member to send verses, if obliged to be absent. Visitors heartily welcome. ' - . jutneran nurcn iNo services in the morning owing to the ab sence of the pastor in preaching dedication sermon of Christiana church. Thq, pastor will, how ever, return in time for night ser vice. Sunday school will meet at 3 p. m., and be reorsrahized for the ( year. Every teacher ant: scholar is urged to be present. A Young Peoples' Union. An entertainment was given by Mrs. B. H. Owens last night at her home six miles in the country in the shape of a young peoples union. A dozen or more guests, mciuamg some irienus irom bans bury were invited. The occasion was most delightful and enjoyable. Alt -. ad eiegant supper was served about TO o'clock, presided over by Mrs. Owens and daughters. ' . After supper an, hour or more was spent playing when those for tunate enough to receive an invir tation departed with expressions of appreciation for the hospitality of the hostess and her interesting: family. An Elegant Tea. Miss King Lindsay gave an. ele gant tea at her home; -at South River last night. Winston, Dur ham, Statesville and other point's were represented. The guests were highly entertained and spent a most enjoyable - evening. They departed at a late hour with many earnest expressions of pleas ure for Miss Lindsay's hospitality . . . Boarders Wanted Apply ' to ivirs. ur. oiaiungs, irars Avenue Salisbury; . ; Pi an oj? FOR- Sale A good, sec ond hand, old style, six and a half octave Stein way. A bargain- Apply to JJr. - btalling's, Park Avenue, balisbury. Carolina Racket for Xmas goods Farewell, 1898! Mrs. Ellen Heilig is sick with pleurisy. the Salisbury market. The postoffice will observe Sun-J day hours on Monday. See Harry Bros. ad. They have made a big cut in prices. ' The white graded school will re- sunie work Monday after a; week's holiday, : - . The Spencer postoffice will be closed Monday, it being a legal holiday. Weather, forecast: Rain;, clear mg to-night: fair Sunday; Cold wave. V ' . I The-anks of the city will be closed Monday, it being a legal holiday, ' ! ' Wright and chil dren,. who have been sick, are im proving. This is the last day of the week, last day of the month and last day of the year. The young men of the city w.ill in the opera house Monday night A full, line of Burt's Own Make ladies and children's shoes just re ceived. Burt Shoe Co. ' Prof. Luther Darr is back at Harry Bros, after recuperating in the country for awhile. Miss Sal lie Swicegood had the burn one of her misfortune toi hands this afternoon. Lichtenstein & Teiser have a new ad. in the Sun to-day. , You should not fai Mrs. Coit's to read it. school reopens Mon day. The o her schools of the city will also open Monday. Mrs. Linn, of Trading Ford wnose mness was mentioned yes terday, is reported some better. Mrs. Sechler Correll, who lived near China Grove, died last, night. Death was caused by heart trouble. 1 ' School shoes that are leather inner soles, outer soles, heels and 1 1 counters guaranteed Burt Shoe Co. It is feared that a little .child at Crescent vvill die from the effects of having a , piece of peanut lodge in its throat. Nearly all of the boys and girls who are " spending the holidays here will return to their! books next week. "Five interments were made in the city cem eteries during the month ending to-day, and (one in the cemetery on Chestnut Hill. Martin E. Miller, of Rockwell, reports the killing of another hog about seventeen months old. last Monday. It weighed 506 pounds. It is quiet in police circles now Evervbodv seems to have 1 settled down since were no cases Christmas. There morn !f or trial this ing. The brick sidewalk near .Fore man Bros, livery stable, on Main street, should be repaired at once. Strangers that see the condition of this street will hardly b impressed with the- fact . that Salisbury. is a live, progressive -city. The cost sale at J. R. C. Brown, Jr., still goes on. The crowd yesterday was' much larger than the day before and the people were enthusiastic oyer the low prices and nice goods ; j ' '-V ... Everybody in the county can get presents ! for all at G, W; Wright's. Go to headquarters; The Rockers, Tables and Pictures are exquisite and will J please the mrtetfacf i1mno orwl of Yin'nna ir reach of all. I . Prof. Burton Craige is spending the day in Charlotte. , Capt. and Mrs . T. F. Haughton , of Asheyille, are in the city to day..; .: V- : ;V David Mauney returned this morning from a visit at Yadkin Fails.' :, : W. M. James, who formerly lived in Salisbury, ' was here this morning. ' ' L. V. Brown, of Asheville, a former Salisburian, is visiting J. Allen Brown. "Dood" Poole returned home from Richmond last night, where he has been spending Christmas. Miss Kate Newell, who has been visiting Miss Mary Mpwery, re turned to Asheville this morning. Rev. S. S. Bost returned to Dur ham this morning. v He had been in this county several days visiting. Mrs. N. B. Yeager, of Plymouth, N. C, js visiting her son, J. S. Day, this week, also his niece, Katie Loano. Mr. Maurice Col in sky, of the Economy Clothing Store, Jias. re turned from 'a trip to Washington and Roanoke. blaster Ed Heins, who has been visiting at Ridge way, S. C, re turned home yesterday, accompa nied by his uncle, Mr. S. S. Coop er. "' ''.), Rev. Henry Dunham, colored, formerly a student of Livingstone college, chaplain of the Third North Carolina regiment, is visit ing Bishop C. R. Harris. Miss Lallah Hill, of Concord has gone to Jacksonville, Fla., to visit Miss Robinson, after which she will sail for Cuba to visit; her brother, Capt. Edward Hill, of Co. L, First.N. C. regiment. . L. P.. Bolick and sister, Miss Tennie, of Denver, N. C. , who had been visiting relatives here, returned home this morning. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bolick, who will spend several days in Denver. ' Miss Leslie Watkins, the charm ing young guest of Miss Adelaide Looney, leaves for her home in Birmingham, Ala., to-night. Af ter a stay of two weeks here many new acquaintances regret her( sud den departure. She will be ac companied home by her charming hostess, Miss Looney. HORRIBLY BURNED. Young Man Died as a Result of Fall ing in a Fire. " Jake Arey, a young man f of Morgan township, this county, died Wednesday of this . week from, the effects of burns received by falling in a fire. Mr. Arey was a victim of epilepsy and while in a fit fell in the fire at his home on Tuesday. He was so fearfully burned that death ensued, on the following day. Young 'Arey was twenty-five years of age and unmarried. The news of this awful death was brought in to-day by Mr. Will Lisk. v " : ' The If own Charter. . , - Last night the city commission ers met and heardi the proposed new charter of the city read. It required a couple of hours for. the reading of it and the board then ad jourped till next Thursday night their regular meeting, night, when some action will be taken upon the document changes made, if deemed necessary , - ; Carolina Racket for Xmas goods. rapers ox me otaie. i ' . . 1 Marshall Dunlap, a half-witted negro boy of Anson county, ac cidentally shot and killed him self while handling an Unloaded" pistol. J O. H. Dockery, K Sr., will con- test the election of Congressman-' lamy , of the elect John D. Bel Sixth Congressional district. All reports to the contrary are wild conjectures. Raleigh Post. Mr. W. T. Henderson, who was " elected treasurer of Gaston coun ty in November, died at his home in Dallas a few days ago. He was sick when elected,' but qualified. He was about 35 years of age. Sam Miller, of lower Hominy, in I5uncomoe county, was acci dentally shot by his brother Wil liam while the two were hunting on Wednesday. Miller's wound is believed to be fatal, At Forest City, Rutherfod coun ty, last week, two little boys were playing with a revolver when the weapon was discharged in the hands of one of them. The ball lodged in the body of the other, five years old, causing his death. At Marion Saturday night per mission was given by the muni cipal authorities to explode fire works, and while the fun was in progress Thomas Parker was bad ly burned in the face. One of his eyes, it is said, is out and the oth er one almost out. . Mr. O, P. Sowers suffered a se rious loss Monday and one which took the joy from his Christmas. He lost from his pocket a purse containing $90 $35 in gold and the remainder in bills with a small amount - of change. Stateavillo Landmark. Willie Ferrall, a Durham boy 14 years old, hasn't missed at: tending Sunday, school a single Sunday in ten years. He com pleted his tenth year record last Sunday and Mr. B. N. Duke gave him a $20 gold piece. He deserved it. ' ' - Thomas Lucas, a m ulatto negro, 25 years of age, was shot from ambush by an unknown person within speaking distance at his own home, near Eagle Cock, Wake county, Thursday night. Lucas was a peaceable citizen, and no motive for the cold-blooded mur der can be assigned. A big haul of counterfeiters was made atArgo, Nash county, on Thursday, by Deputy Collec tor Perkins and several gentlemen connected with the Secret; Service Department of the government. Four members of one family were arrested and they - were brought to Raleigh yesterday by Deputy Marshal Hammock and placed in Wake county jail. The Herald says old man Gillis Holt, who liyed near Milton, Cas well county!, died Tuesday morn ing of last week. He had been drinking heavily for some time and the'nigjit before his death he drank whiskey and walked the floor all night in a perfect de lirium. Tuesday morning he was sitting with a bottle of whiskey in his hand, still drinking, when he fell Over and died. Bucklen's Arnica Salve. The best salve in the world for Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and Skin Eruptions, and positively cures Piles, or no pay required, . It is guaranteed lo give perfect, satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale, by Kluttz & Co.. druggists. THE BEST PRESCRIPTION FOR CHILLS and fever is a bottle of Grove's Tasteless Chili. Tonic. Never fails to cure; then why experiment with worthless imitations? Price 50 cents. Your money back if it fails to cure. J.