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THE CAROLINA WATCHMAN.
WM. H. STEWART, Ed. and Pub. Published Every Wednesday at 120 West Inniss Street Subscription Price $1 per year strictly cash in advance ^ Entered as second-class matter Jan. 19th, 1905, at the post office at Salis bury, N. C., under the act of Congress of March 3rd, 1897. <UNlON IWTlABEL> —Atv — ■ -—."I Salisbury, N, C., June 14th, 1905 Being kept from our work for now two weeks by sickness, we find The Watchman under some what shortened sail this wreek. This has been entirely unavoida ble on our part, and hoping such may not soon occur again we ask the kind indulgence of ourj"read ers. New England and the South. The Boston Transcript is dis posed to make some comparison between New England and the South, and in the main, it is fair, but not well informed-—not up to the times as they exist in the South. It starts out *by saying that New England consists of but little more than 66,000 square milea, while the fourteen States of the South have an area of nearly 900,000 square miles, half the standing timber of the United States, more iron than Europe, forty times as much coal as Eng land, and they produce more than 80 per cent, of all the cotton of the world. Were the South to achieve as New England has achieva, it would be the richest section in the world. Then it reasons: Ihe Eew Englander, however, has learned his lesson. Besides his ingrain thrift, he has learned to adapt himself to changing con ditions, as1 has been shown in the manufacture. More than this, there is some subtile alchemy by which the raw importations of labor are transfermed into skilled workmen. Directing this enor mously valuable capital of labor there are men who are trained to the knowledge of every detail in in their business. Furthermore, the New Englander puts by some thing each year. The figures in comparison with the South are surprising. With the most lib eral estimate of savings accorded the South there is but $1,44 saved to each inhabitant, against $189 to each inhabitant of the New England States.” we do not know where The Transcript gets its figures, but its claim that the savings of the South are but $1.44 per inbabi tant, against $189 to each inhab itant of the New England States, is a surpising one. Perhaps The Transcript bases its statement on some oik census report. The dif ference in the savings of the peo ple of the two sections can hardly be that great now. But the Bos ton paper *from which we . quole evidently believes it, and says: “No man can read these facts without picturing the great oppor tunity before the South when it comes to realize their full mean ing. There must be, in the future, au increased appreciation of the value of small savings, of those tiny rills which flow into a stream with a current sufficient to turn the wheels of commerce for a nation.” True enough. This is a lesson the South has learned and is living up to it. This sec tion has done more in that line in recent years than our Boston contemporary is aware of. The •Transcript is just enough to say that: “Object comparisons be tween the industrial development of the North and the South are unfair, because New England had a tremendous start and never, to any extent, was obliged to suffer from the curse of slave labor, which allowed the people to pros per without working. But the conditions of the South are changing, and today the South i STATESVILLE AND IREDELL GOUNTY, | I 48 lbs of Meal to the Bushel Now.! Some Liars at Large. Statesville landmark, June 2th, Mrs. J. T. Raymer and little son, Charies, went to Rowan county Wednesday to attend the marriage of Mrs. Raymer’s.neice, Miss Mamie Dtal and Luther Feeler, of China Grove, which took piace at 6 o’clock last even ing. The Landmark is asked to call attention to the fact by act of the last Legislature a bushel of meal must now weigh 48 lbs. Formerly 44 pounds passed for a bushel but now 48 is required and it is con trary to the form of the statute not to give the full weight. John Sowers, familiarly known here as “Sunday” Sowers, was tried before Justice J. P. Burke Wednesday for burning three stacks of hay that belonged to E. P. Holland, who lives in Bethany township. The hay was burned on the first of May. Justice Burke asked John if he set fire to the hay. John said that he did, that he would own up like a gen tleman ; and when he was ques tioned further as to why he did it he said that Mr. Holland had promised him one of his daugh ters, and she got married; then he promised him another daugh ter but would not let him have her “and you know that’ll put the devil in a man,” said John. Even so. In a letter to T. J. Conger, of this county, T. B. Parker, secre tary and treasurer of the North Carolina division of the Southern Cotton Association, expresses the opinion that the gov^rment’s esti mate of the reduction of the cot ton acreage, which is 7 per cent, less than the Southern Cotton Association estimate, is all wrong. Mr. Parker says: “If it [the government report] is accurate, the persons who have reported the Southern Cotton As sociation either knew nothing about what they were reporting or they are the biggest liars un hung ; and I am not prepared to believe they did not know what what they were talking about, or that they were not telling the truth as to reduction in acreage and fertilizers. The government report I think very misleading, and it will cause the price of cot 'ton to fall. In view of that I hope that no man will offer a bale of cotton for sale for the next 80 days, and not then for less than 10 cents. I firmly believe condi tions warrant a price of 10 cents a pound for cotton, and I also think it will bring that next fall when the truth about the crop is positively known. Further, I do not believe the present crop will’amount to 10,000,000 bales.” As now fitted up in the new opera house, spacious quarters, handsome furniture and every convenience that money can pro vide, the Old Hickory Club, is said to be one of the best in the State. Rev. J. H. Wilson, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran church of this city, has been dubbed a Doctor of Divinity by Newberry College, Newberry, S. C. It will hereaf ter be Rev. J. H. Wilson. D. D. W. F. Bundick, of Virginia, who has arranged an itinerary for lecturing throughout the State, will speak in Rowan as follows: Salisbury, Friday night; Spen cer, Saturday night and Faith, Sunday morning and night. Other nearby points are Gastonia Mon day, Statesville Tuesday and Lin coluton Wednesday. needs men who can realize the new situation and the new oppor tunity, content, as many a New Englander has been, to start at the bottom and work upward.” The South is today full of just men as Transcript says it needs— men who realize “the new situa tion and the new opportunity” and men who began climbing from the bottom toward the top. This Boston paper ought to send a reporter down South and learn something.—Chaclotte Chronicle. (Continued from page 1.) the same. \\ e see no need for the Legislature to make laws if they are net. enforced. Charlie Myers, white, and Chal Ingram, col., narrowly escaped drowning a few days ago by fall ing in a shaft at the Lyerly mine. Both men were on a scaffold not properly constructed when the scaffold gave way and they fell to bottom, the water iu the shaft was about BO feet'deep. The lauds of the late Moses Trexler will be sold at the court house in Salisbury Monday, July 8. J. M. Proctor, admr, Saui’l T. Trexler has returned home from Virginia, where he has bien canvassing pictures. No, no, Bartlette, you are.sadly mistaken when you are talking about that toe your Uncle Lee lost some time ago. Don’t you remember that you were present during the amputation of that toe and don’t you know you hadn’t a square meal for 6 months? Anybody can guess where that toe went to. Why, you was always fond of fresh meat. Yes, my dear brother, we shall be ready for the inspection from the Department of Agricul ture. “Ditto” to you in making an inspection of your place and finding no cattle near. They will be sure to quarantine you, my humble servant. J. Will Proctor is doing some good work in the photograph business. He guarantees, and is sure to plese. Give him a call. With best wishes, I am, very truly yours, Lee. avail His Wife's Ufa b/ Taking a Drink, Lawyer Jerome tells a Mont gomery county story that shows that sowpaw is good for othei tnings than snakebite. “Evei hear of a man saving his wife’s life by taking a drink of whis key?” he asks. ‘‘Well, that thing happened in Montgomery conn ty,” he goes on to say: woman was sick and thought tc be dying, and no doubt really was. The family had been senl for and the neighbors had gather ed in. She had left her parting instructions and had told all good bye except her husband. Then the old gentlman, who had undei the stress of_ his impending be reavement, taker, a drop to steady liis nerve, knelt down to take his farewell kiss. The result was unlooked for. ‘Look here, John, said the departing one, ‘I smell your breath. Ain’t you a nice husband and kiss your poor, dying wife goodbye after taking a drink of liquor! I wouldn’t a-thoughl it of you, John (with rising ani mation). Ain’t you a nice man !: Pretty soon the neighbors dispers ed, for it was evident that there would be no fueral there.”—Mon roe Journal. __± I am conducting a general Sewing Machine business at the Brown Shoe Co’s. Store, 107 North Maita Street. I have Machines from $3 00 up. I will try and please my customers with both ma chines and prices. You can find Oil, Needles and supplies at my place. I do all kinds of repair work on machines. Will take old machines as part payment for new ones. RespeCtfully, f.«.«!, Salisbury, N. C. ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE J Having qualified as administrated of the estate of Jas. A. McCoimaugl^ey, dec’d, I hereby notify all erf ditori of said intestate to present their clams to me on or before the 7th day of June, 1906. All persons indebted to said intestate are requested to make make prompt payment. This June 6th, 1905 6w J. J. Stewart. Administrator. IS'icolson.—Janie, the two-year old daughter of Mr. aud Mrs. W. S. Micolson, died at 10:80 Mon day Morning. The funeral was held from the house Tuesday evening and-The interment took place in Chestnut Hill cemetery. Smith.—The death of one of Salisbury’s oldest citizens took place Monday night at the home of her son, M, C. Whitman of Danville, Va., in the person of Mis. Sarah M. Smith, widow of Jas. D. Smith. Leonard.—Joseph Leonard, the three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. R; P. Leonard, of Trading Ford, met death Monday in a very sad ana shocking manner. The little fellow was left alone for a short time aud had probably crawled up on a chair off which he fell and broke his neck. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard has the sympathy of all good people. Hege.—Alice, an infant of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Hege, who recent ly came here from Winston, died at their home on cemetery street Monday. The remains were tak en to \\ inston for interment. I Assailants of Grubb Arrested. The three white men accused of complicity in the attempt to as sassinate H. Clay Grubb, Lester Davis, Henry Charles and Dave Leonard, have been arrested and placed under a bond of $500 each till a hearing can be had before Jno. H. Moyer, justice of the peace, Nat Crump, the negr^ who did the shooting, and a most notorious and desperate character, who was recently outlawed, cap tured and placed m the Lexing ton jail, is to be the star witness at this trial, which will take place June 27th. I ■ -— -—T Wood's Seeds. Wood’s Selected Seed Potatoes are specially grown for seed pur poses, and are very much superior H to ordinary potatoes. We carry the p iargest stock in the South, and :5 can supply large buyers to the ® very best advantage, both as re t gards quality and price: Wood’s Twenty-fifty Anni versary Seed Book, which is f mailed Tree on request, tells all P about the best new and standard | varieties of Potatoes, as well as S about all Garden and Farm j Seeds. Write for Seed Book and i special price list of farm seeds. ? 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