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WM. H. STEWART, Ed. and Pub. Published Every Wednesday at 120 West Inniss Street Subscription Pries $1 per year strictly cash In advance Entered as second-class matter Jan. 19th. 1905. at the post offlee at Salis bury, N. C., under tha act of Congress of March 3rd, 1897. Salisbury, N. C , Jan. 17, 190-7. LOCAL ITEMS. Rev. F. M. Harr, preached a special sermon to the Odd Fellows of Granite Ruarry last Sunday night. The service was held in Wittenburg Lutheran church and a large crowd was iu attendance. The city fathers have just clos ed a trade for a pair of fine white ! horses during the past few years having lost four fine ores the tot al value of which will probably reach $1000. The material for the Spencer stand pipe fias arrived and has been on the ground where it is to be built. Mrs.Louise A, Brown, and hus band, of Concord, came to Salis bury last week for the purpose of securing treatment for appendici tis at the Whitehead-Stokes Sani toriurn. The male members of the First Methodist church will hold a meeting to-morrow night. Every male member of the church is in vited and expected to be present and an enjoyable occasion is ex pected. Rev. J. C. Rowe and oth ers will make short and interest talks. The coal supply of Salisbury is still very low and we notice a number of our neighboring towrns are in a similar condition. Two mills at Concord have been com pelled to shut down for lack of fuel. The Salisbury rooster-fighters left for Covington, Ky., Sunday and Monday, wrhere they will pit their birds against the best that r*o m Kck'frvnnr? At a meeting of the stockhold ers of the Vance Cotton Mills Thursday afternoon directors for the ensuing year were elected. After this meeting adjoining the diaectors met and elected the fol lowering officers: Rev. F. J. Mur doch, presieeut; Capt. W. 0. Coughenour, vice-president, and E. B. Neave, secretary-treasurer. This mill, which has been under the management of Mr. Neave for several years, is now in a first class condition and is a profit-pay ing property. A semi-annual div iden of three per cent was paid January 1st. The price of beef and pork has gone up about one cent per pound during the last few days. At the present prices there is no reason why stock raising should'not be come a profitable industry through this section of North Carolina. • m- - An Expensive Piano. The finest shades of expression cau bs procured on the Weaver Piano. The touch is elastic and responsive; the tone clear and del icate, combined wish a richness and depth that is overwhelming. It responds to every emotion of the professional porformer. Send for free catalogue. Weaver Organ & Piano Co., Manufacturers, York, Pa. Big Suit Against Southern. G. A. Davie, of Greensboro, fath er of W. R. Davie, theyonng man who was killed at Spencer, Satur day, December 40th, by an engine running over him while on duty has brought a suit for damages a gainst the Southern Railway Co. The suits is for the sum of $20, 000 and the plaintiff is represent ed by John A. Barringer, Esq-, of Greensboro. To Cure a Cold in one Day Take Laxative Bromo Quinine :1 Tablets. Druggists refund money ‘ if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove’s signature is on each box. 25c. . \ Divorce in colores High Life, ./! Amanda L. McLees, wife of Aa ron McLees, better known as Black Sam Jones, a noted Negro evlanglist, has instituted an action for divorce, the same to be heard at the February term of Rowan Superior Court. Walter H. Wood sau, Esq., represent the plaintiff. - • ■» - Notice to Advertisers. Changes of advertisements, to receive proper attention, should be received at the office on Mon day. This is very important and we hope our friends will observe it as near as possible. -• — • — — Bent Her Double. “I knew no one, for four weeks, wh.9n I was sick with typhoid and kidney trouble,” writes Mrs. An nie Hunter, of Pittsburgh. Pa., •‘and when I got better, although I had one of the best doctors I could get, 1 was bent double, and had to rest my hands on my knees when I walked. From this ter rible afflction“ I was rescued by Electric Bitters, which restored my health and strength, and now I can walk as straight as ever. They are simply wonderful ” Guarnteed to cure stomach, liver and kidev disorders; at all Drug gist’s. SALISBURY MARKETS. Corrected weekly by D. M. Miller. Apples, per bushel, 1.00 to 1.50, Beans, white, $1.50 to $2.00. “ mixed, $1.25 to $1.50. Bacon, sides per ft, 9 to 11. “ shoulders, per ft. 10 to 11. “ ham, per ft, 12 to 15. round, per ft, 10 to 12)4 . Butter, choice yellow, 15 to 25. Cabbage, per ft, 2 to 3 Chickens, 30 to 40 Corn, per bushel, 70 to Cotton, per It', 11.25 to Ducks, 20 to 30. Eggs, per doz, 20 to 22)4 Flour,straight, per sack, $2.80to $3.00. “ pat, $3.25 to $3.50. Guineas, 15 to 20. Hay. per. hundred fts, 40 to 50 Hides, green, per lb, 9c. Hides, dry, per ft, 10 to 12, Honey, per lb, 12)4 to 15. Lard. N. C., per lb, 10 to 12. Meal, bolted, per bu. 70 to 80. Oats, per bu. 50 to 55. Onions, per bu, 95 to $1.00 Peas, clay. 1.00 to $1.25. “ mixed, 90 to $1.00. Potatoes, Irish, per bu, 80 to $1,00 Wheat, to $1.25. WANTED! To buy Calves, Beef Cattle, Hogs and hides. I want you to come and see me before selling your stock. I will pay the market price and treat you right in every way. Consumers will take notice that I handle the best beef ob tainable, and exclusively home raised pork, which is much the best, and by trading with me you will get the best the market af fords at reasonable prices. I re spectfully invite you to call and give me a trial. Luther Hoffman, Phone 222. 104 We9t Inniss St. THE WORLD ALMANAC and ENCYCLOPEDIA IS ON SALE ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES It is a volume of nearly seven hundred pages and sells for 25c. Sent by mail for 35c. A Reference Book of unusual value, almost indispensable to any man of business, or in the professions. It contains information on more than 1,000 timely topics and presents over 10,000 facts suce as arise daily for answering. Election statistics, agricultur al, financial, educational, rail roads, shippings, etc , etc., through all the list of topics where new figures are most valuable. 34 columns of index. Send for this Staudard Ameri can Annual.” — Address THE WORLD, Puiitzer Building, New York City. ►ALE OF VALUABLE FARMING LAND AND ' CITY PROPERTY. By virtue of a judgment of the Su Derior Court of Rowan county, North Carolina, rendered in the special pro ceeding for partition of certain tracts ind lots of land wherein J. W. Smith, and others are petitioners and Thomas Coleman and Daniel R. Young are de fendants, I will sell at the court house door, in Salisbury, North Carolina, on Saturday, February 17th, 1906, at 12 o’clock M.. to the highest bidder for cesh, the following described tracts and lots of land, situate and being in the county of Rowan and city of Sal isbury: First Tract. Lying and being in Morgan township, adjoining the lands of Thomas Rimer, James Carter, Cath erine Earnhordt and others. Begin ning at a stone heap, the old corner, and runs S 16 chains and 15 links to a black jack, the division line corner; thence with the division line E 22 chs and 50 links to a stone pile; thence N 40 by 30 E 23 chs and 25 links to a white oak on old line; thence with said line 39 chs and 50 linkr to the beginning, containing 50 acres more or less. Second Tract. Adjoining the a bove ti act and lying on both sides of Panther creek. Beginningat a rock, Buford Messemer’s corner, and runs thence N 10 E 10 poles and 18 links to a rock by small black jack; thence W crossing said creek 66 poles to a rock by three post oaks in said Earnhadt's line; thence with her line S 10 poles and 18 links to a stake bv a post oak; thence east crossing sain creek to the beginning, containing 4 acres more or less. See deed in Register’s office, book 73, page 266. Third Tract. All that tract or oar cel of land lying in said Rowan coun tys, aid State, and bounded as follows, viz: Beginning at a stone, corner in Earnhardt’s line; thence E 24 poles to a stone; thence N 22 poles to a stone; thence W 22 poles to a stone; thence S 22 poles to the beginning, containing by estimation 23 acres more or less. Said tract adjoins the ladds of Monroe Cross, John Hooe and others. a. Also that tract or parcel of land lying in said county and State, adjoin ing the lands of Monroe Cross and others and bounded as follows, viz: Beginning at a stone on the west cor ner of Jeremiah Mills’ tract, add ori ginal corner; thence S 12% poles to a stone, on Earnhardt’s line; thence E 26 poles to a stone; thence S 12% poles to a stone on the original line; thence with said line W 26 poles to the begin ning, containing 2 acres more or less. The same being deeded to W. C. Cole man by William Mills and wife. See deed in Register’s office, book 75, pages 204 and 205 Fourth Tract. Lying and being in said county and State, and bound ed as follows, viz: Beginning at a stake corner of grave yard, and runs thence S 72,1^ E 79 links to R. S. Riv ers’ corner; thence with his line S 31 W 3 16-100 chs to his corner: thence N 72% W 79 links to a stake; thence N 31 E 3 16-100 chs, containing % of an acre, more or less, and being situated in a place known as Union Hill, 1 and % miles west of Salisbury and on the south side of the public road to States ville and is % of the land formerly owned by-Harris. See deed in Register’s office, book 77, page 165. Fifth Tract. Lying and being in the county of Rowan, State of North Carolina, in Salisbury township one mile southwest of the public square in the city of Salisbury, the metes and boundries of which are as follows: Be ginning at a stone and iron stake S 49 W 1.10 chs, from a double persimmon tree in the old hedge row on the south side of said tract or lot of land, owned by the parties to this action and Judy Lillington, and runs thence N 2% E foom said stonr and iron stake 13.14 chs to a stone and iron stake, near the North Carolina railroad; thence N 55,% E with said railroan 5 chs to a stone and iron stake, near said railrord, the Beaver corner; thence S 2% W with said Beaver line 13.14 chs to a stone on the w-est bank of the nitch, the West ley Butler corner in Beaver’s line; thence S 55% W with the Butler line 5 chs to the beginning corner or point, containing 5 and 226-1000 acres more or less. See deed in Register’s office, book 99, pages 438, 439, 440, 441 and 442. This being one of the finest loca tions for a manufacturing plant in or about the city. Terms of sale, cash. Title retained till purchase money is paid in full. This the 12th dav of January, 1906. JOHN L. RENDLEMAN, Com. Adams, Armfield, Jerome & Maness, attorneys, Concord, N. 0. Type Writers.—if you want a real good type writer at half the actual price for machiues of its quality, call at this office and let us show you the American, the latest and best out. tf. Wood’s Seed Book FOR 1906 is one of the handsomest and most valuable publications of the kind issued. The useful and practical hints contained in the annual issues of Wood’s Seed Book make it a most valuable help to all Farmers and Gardeners and it has long been recognized as an up-to date authority on all Garden and Farm Seeds, particularly for southern planting. Wood’s Seed Book mailed free to Farmers and Gardeners upon request. Write for it. T.W. Wood 1 Sons, Seedsmen, RICHMOND, . VIRGINIA. Farmers requiring large quantities of Grass and Clover Seeds, Seed Cats, Seed Potatoes, etc., are requested to write for special Price List. mqtt’s PENNYROYAL PELS Safe arid reliable, they overcome weakness, in crease vigor, banish pains. No remedy equals DR. MOTTS PENNYROYAL PSL.LS Sold by Druggists and Dr. Motts Chemical Co., Cleveland, Ohio. SALE OF VALUABLE LAND FOR PARTITION. I In pursuance of a judgment of the I Superior Court, before J. F. McCub bins, C. S. C , in a special proceeding ; entitled, Amanda Hamlet, E. D. Gard- j ner, Maggie Long and husband Lewis ' Long, Annie Morrison and husband Robert Morrison, Ada Neely and hus band Frauk Neely, Minnie Barber and husband Willie Barber, against Mollie ; Howard and husband Pink Howard. ; Abner Feamster, Washington Feam- l ster, George Ann Feamster, Fanny Arey and husband Hardy Arey, John Feamster, Kerr Feamster, Pearl ■ Feamster, Norman Feamster and Wm. j A. Gardner, the undersigned will sell ! at public auction at the Court house door in Salisbury, N. C., on Monday, the 5th ay of February, 1906, j the following described real estate, to wit: Beginning at a stone on N. side of Wilkesboro road and runs thence S. 33 degs. W, 21.50 chs. to a Black Gum ; on the bank of second creek; ihence! down the creek as it meanders to the bridge on said road; thence with the! road N , 23 degs. W., 10.55 chs. to the 1 beginning; containing 18 acres be the same more or less. This property is well located in Unity township and is only about 10 miles north-west from Salisbury. Terms of sale are cash. The sale will be left open ten days for a ten per cent. bid. Now is your opportunity to buy a small farm cheap. JOHN J. STEWART, Oom'r. This Dec. 30th, 1905. Valuable Property near Salisbury For Sale. | A tract of about seven acres of land, located on the Stoke's ferry road, 2j4 j miles from Salisbury, on which is a good-sized store-house, now bringing | good rent, a new 5-room cottage, a barn, and a splendid prospect for a valuable gold mine. This property is located near Dunn’s mountain and the largest granite quarries in the county. This is a splendid opportunity to se cure a quiet country home and conduct a good mercantile business. For fur ther particulars write to or call at the Watchman Office, or T. J. Loftin, route 6, Salisbury, N. 0. Commissioner’s Re-Sale of China Grove Heal Estate. Pursuant to the provisions of a decree of the Superior Court of Rowan Coun ty in the special proceeding, entitled A. W. Winecoff and others vs. 3. M. Eddleman and others, the undersign ed commissioner will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, at the late residence of J. M. WINE COFF, deceased, in CHINA GROVE, N. C., on Saturday, January 27th, 1906, at 12 o'clock, M., the following de scribed real estate: First tract: Beginning at a stone, corner of the Bostian lot, south of the N. C. R. R., and running thence S. 40 degrees E., 9.15 chains to a stone; thence S., 63^ degrees W., 1.68 chains to a stone; thence N -40 deg. W 9chains to a stake or stone near railroad; thence N 53 deg. E, 1.68 chains to the beginning, containing one and one half acres, more or less, and being the late residence of J. M. Winecoff, deed, in China Grove, N. C. Second tract: Beg lining at a stone near railroad, Kimball's corner,thence S, 33 deg. E., 4.15 chains to a stone; thence S, 49 deg.W, 1 chain toa stone; thence N, 33 deg. W, 4.15 chains to a stake near railroad; thence N, 49 deg. E, 1 ch. to the beginning. And known as the store-house lot in China Grove, N. Third tract: Beginning at a stake on railroad in China Grove, N. C., Mrs. C. R. Watkin’s corner, thence S oO}, deg. E, with Watkin’s line 4.15 chains to stake, Watkin’s corner; thence N 49 deg. E. with Watkin’s line and beyond to Kimball’s line 2.78 chains to stake; thence S, 33 deg. E, with Kimball’s line 4.35 chains to a stone pile, Kim ball’s corner: thence. N 52 d- g. E, one half chain to stake; thence N, STyi deg. E, 1 63 chains to a stone; thence N, 63 8-9 deg. E, 1.70 chains to a stone pile on Bostian’s line; thence S, 40 deg. E, 1.56 chains to a stone; thence 28% deg. W. 7.14 chains to a dogwood in the branch; thence N, 70 deg. W., 8.50 chains to a stake; thence N, 2 chains and 2 links to a stake; thence N, 38 deg. W, 4.12 chains to a stake on rail road; thence with the railroad to the beginning, containing 8 aw es more or less. Bidding to commence at $2,564. 00. This 20th day of December, 1905. A. W. Winecoff, Com., B. B. Miller, attorney. A TRAIN LOAD OF BOOKS Big Book House Failed Stock Must be Sold at Once at from 10 to 50 Cents nn the Dollar. 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