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TRADING FORD, Oh, don’t it rain. The farmers are turning land for their next wheat crop. Mrs. M. A. Cornelison, who has been sick for some time, is still in a critical condition. James Snider, who had an op pevaticn performed at the White head-Stokes sanitorium last week, is getting well. Tile Providence Sunday School Convention meets at Trading Ford church Saturday. The most pleasure married peo ple have is when they think over the goi d times they had before they were married. We are short this week, but look for us later on. Sam Snort. -• • FAITH. Rev. C. A. Ritchie, of Bing hamptou, N. Y., is at home on a visit to his parents. Faith and Chestnut Hill cross ed hats at Faith, Saturday. The score was 13 to 3 in favor of Faith. The next game will be played at Chestnut Hill. We expect to see^Faithl'grow very fast in the next year, as there is so much granite work to be done here at all the quarries. We expect some weddings to report between now and Christ mas. C. C. Wyatt has gone to Mt Airy to see his son, Jno. M. Wy att. Mrs. D. A. Hodges has beer, quite sick at her home here, but is getting some better. J. T. Wyatt has received an or der for a four-foot pair of mill stones, and is at^work on them. Archie Kluttz is having a well dug this week in his yard. The livery stable man will soon get rich, the way he has calls for horses and buggies. He has a great demand for them. Every family ought to take the Carolina Wi tcaman, it helps educate the children, who read the news. Venus. — YOST COLLEGE, Here comes the notes again from Yost College, The health of the community is very good, Manelis Safrit is on the sick list. The wheat threshing is over in this neighborhood. We are having a few week’s rain. Milo Kluttz has purchased new traction engine and is out thresh ing wheat. Some of the Salisbury young men took some of the young la dies of the neighborhood to the Yost reunion, and got a good wet ting. Cotton and corn are looking good. Tom Webb went to Rchfiield to conference last week. Mute Rogers had a wreck with his engine last week. He ran up against a tree and broke an axle. Mr, and Mrs. Jim Wilkerson visited at the home of Jacob Yost last Sunday. Brother Billie. -• - Wanted.—by Chicago wholesale and mail order house, assistant manager (man or woman) for this county and adjoining territory. Salary $20 and expenses paid weekly; expense money advanced. Work pleasant; position perma nent. No investment or experi ence required. Spare time valua ble. Write at once for full par ticulars and enclose self address ed envelope. Address, GENER AL MANAGER, 184 E. Lake St., Chicago, 8-8 10t. Farmer Wants Help. A recent issue of the Raleigh News and Observer contained the following, from a Rowan county: ‘‘I am in need of two good farm hands—want them right away. Have been thinking some high class German emigrants would be acceptable. Can you give me any information or assistance in se curing them? Will take them the remainder of this and all the next year—want good, regular work done. The negro has be come well nigh worthless, and the white men I have employ ing have gotten able to buy their own homes. I would prefer Ger man or Swedes of Protestant faith. Please let .,me hear from you.” The letter was referred to the Immigration Bureau of the Ag ricultural Department. Mrs. Morgan’s Death. Mrs. J, Thomas Morgan died at her home in t his city on August 1st. The funeral was held at St. John’s church Friday afternoon, Rev. Y. Y. Boozer officiating. Mrs. Morgan„had seemed to be in good health, except for a pain in the head, which caused her much suffering, and for whiehjj’she could get no relief, A husband and three sons survive her. -m • Young Man Disappear. A young man named Moore, who was from Oregon, and who was employed as a machinist at the Southern shops in Spencer, has mysteriously disappeared and his acquaintances are much mys tified on account of the matter. He engaged board at the Spencer Inn, paying his board in advance. The next day he left the house and has not been seen since. He is said to have c irried considera ble money with him, and it is thought that he may have met. with foul play. « -«■»- m Civil Service Examinations. Civil Service examinations will be held in this city August 29th, to fill vacancies in the internal revenue district of North Caroli na. Examinations will be held for clerk and office deputy col lector : storekeeper-gauger, and field or raiding deputy collector. Full information and application blanks may be obtained by apply ing to W. Henry Hobson, secre tary of the local board of examin ers. -• • Negro Killed by Train. A negro named Bud Foster, of Greenville, S. C.. and who has lately been atVork near Liu wood on the double tracking force, was killed by a train Saturday night near Sumner. He had with him a lot of whiskey in flasks and the inference is that he was engaged in the illicit sale of liquor. It is presumed that while drunk he sat ©n the track, with the usual re sult. -• - Attempt at Burglary. Last week an attempt was made to burglarize Captian J. B. Taylor’s residence on East Inuis street, near the railroad bridge. The attempt would probably have been successful had it not been for the alarm made by two dogs on the premises. Upon being aroused, Captain Taylor made a tour of the house and found a back window open, and under the window was a wheelbarrow which had been placed there, doubtless for the purpose of hauling off the booty. • • The Catalogue Shows. If you are interested in the purshase of a piano the catalogue of the Weaver Piano has many points that will prove valuable in making a selection. It will be sent free on request. WEAVER ORGAN & PIANO CO. Manufacturers, York, Pa. Another Bad Negro Arrested, A well known bad nigger, of the Sugar Spring locality, was ar rested Friday night. Draper had tried to murder his wife and when Officer John Rufty went after him, he found he would need help to make the arrest as the negro was in an ugly fighting mood. The officer telephoned here for help, and Deputies Krider and Julian at once responded to the call. Draper was still fighting Rufty when the other officers reached the scene, but he was soon sub dued, brought to Salisbury and lodge in jail. ---» -«► • Gain in Taxes. Sheriff Julian settled last week wifh the county commissioners for the taxes for 1905. The set tlement showed a gratifying in crease in the amount of the taxes collected. Last year when the sheriff settled, he turned in $93 000 as taxes for 1904. For 1905 the amount was $114,000, or a gain of about $21,000 in twelve months. ' ■ • • ------ The Yost Reunion. There was a large gathering at the sixth annual reunion of the Yost family, at Yost, on August 1st. A number of addresses were made. A bountiful dinner was served, and music was furnished ! by members of the Yost family. It is said there has not been a death in the Yost family since the last reunion. « -a- • - - . Old maids would be scarce and hard to find, Could they be made to see, How grace ana beauty is combined By using Rocky Mountm Tea. —T. W. Grimes’ Drug Co. -a •«» a Croton Oil in Whiskey. Thos. Cajaway and Fred Wal ters, hostlers at a livery stable here, are suffering intense agony and are in a dying condition from drinking whiskey given to them by Arthur Kine, hostler at an opposition stable. Kine has been arrested and sent to jail without bail to await results. Investigation shows that a large quantity of croton oil was mixed with the whiskey. What prompted the deed is not known.—Jacksonville,Fla., dispatch. Has Stood the Test 25 Years The old, orig nal Gkove’s Taste less Chill Tonic. You know what you are taking. It is iron and qui nine in a tasteless form. No core, uo pay. 50c. We still have a number of copies of the California Earth quake book on hand. The price of this book is $1.50. Any one buying one of these books will be given a year’s subscription to the Watchman, but should you be a suberiber we will make the price of the book $1.00. Now, if you want the most interesting book of the day, is the chance to get one at a reduced price. Loans Doubly Secured. If you have any money idle or bringing you less than 6%, list it with our Company at once. We’ll lend it for you, First Mortgage on Real Estate, taking the mortgage and note in your name, and in ad dition give you the WRITTEN GUARANTEE of our Company that both princi pal and interests will be paid IN FULL as they fall due. We assume all risk and stand between you and possible loss. Our guarantee has more than $20,000 back of it; and, loans made through our Company have DOUBLE THE SECURITY OF A BANK —paying you 6% all the time. McGubbins & Harrison Go., Paid in capital $20 000, Loans, Real Estate, Fire and Life Insur ance, Salisbury, N, C. Eczema. For the good of those sufferinf with eczema or other such trou ble, I wish to say, my wife hac something of that kind and aftei using the doctors’ remedies foi some time concluded to try Cham berlain’s Salve, and it proved tc be better than anything she hac tried. For sale by James Plum mer, Salisbury, N. C,( and Spen cer Pharmacy, Spenser, N. C. I STIEFF I AND SHAW are the only artistic pianos sold direct to tho home by* their maker. The STTEFF| is the finest piano produced | in the world. The SHAW piano is superior to any pia no sold by most retail deal ers as their best. You know a retail dealer has no inter- j est in your musical education. | The only tone he knows about a piano is the ring ofn the almighty dollar that I comes to him in the selling. I The cheaper the piano the bigger his profit. Skip all risk of getting a cheap piano I by writing STIFFF j Southern Wareroom, 5 West Trade St , Charlotte N. C. C. H. WILHONT, Manager. I UNIV R5ITY OF NORTH CAROLINA. I789-=I9o6. Head of the State’s Educational System. DEPARTMENTS: Collegiate, Engineering, Graduate, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy. Library contains 43,000 volumes New water works, electric lights, central heating system. New Dormitories, gynasium, Y. M. C. A, building. 682 STUDENTS. 74 IN FACULTY. The Fall term begins Sept. 10, 1906. Address Frances P. Venable, President, CHAPEL HILL, N. C. TRINITY COLLECE Four Departments—Collegiate. Gradu ate, Engineering and Law. Large library facilities. Well equipped laboratories in all departments of sci ence. Gymnasium furnished with best apparatus. Expenses very moderate. Aid for worthy students. :: :: :: Young Men wishing to Study Law should in vestigate the superior advantages offered by the Department of Law in Trinity College :: For catalogue and further information, address D. W. NEWSOM, Registrar, 6-20-8t DURHAM, N. O. Trinity High School, TRINITY, N. C. (Old Trinity College.) Location five miles southeast of High Point, climate and water unsurpassed. Faculty of seven Teachers. Will afford thorough preparation for Sophomore class of leading institutions of State. The coming year to be most successful in history of institution Strong finan cial backing Rates very reasonable. Write for catalogue and other informa lion to J. T. HENRY, Principal. Rev. B. F. Hargett, Financial Agt. 7-18 8t I Wood’s Seeds roii FALL SOWING. Every farmer should have a copy of our New Fall Catalogue It gives ibest methods of seed ing! andi full information about I Crimson Clover Vetches, Alfalfa Seed Oats, Rye Barley, Seed Wheat Grasses and Clovers Descriptive Fall Catalogue mailed free, and prices quoted on request. T. W. Wood & Sons, Seedsmen, ~ Richmond,, Va. Our Trade Mark Brand Seeds'are the I best and cleanest qualities obtainable. , B ‘ ‘ H The House That Satisfies Customers is A. W. WIN COFF. We absolutely believe that we have the strongest line of merchandise at right prices ever offered for sale. Hundreds of our customers have taken the trouble to as* sure us of their complete sat isfaction with our immense line of goods. Our stock con sist of choicest goods, up-to date style, prices and quality guaranteed. To our country friends, we give a cordial invi tation to make our house, headquarteis when in town and look through our great bargafns in white and cold or gandies worth from 15 to 40 cents you can get them for 5c yd, 40 in White Lawns 10c for 5c yd, 36 in White Madros 10c for fc yd, Canon Cl.-tli 10c for 5c yd, Pretty Figured Lawn 10c. Big lot of white goods for waists 10c, 15c, 25c. A big line of short length (iingham 5c, 7c, 8c and 10c, the greatest bargains yet._ Our pretty Silk Figured Fslines are simply dreams, don’t fail to see these. We take great pleasure in showing our goods. We call your attention to the good things, it pay you to see us before you buy elsewhere. Our line of Shoes can’t be beat. Our line of Men’s Hats are the proper styles. Our line of Men’s Shirts none better. Our line of Dress Hoods are all the newest fabrics and best styles. Biggest line of Silks on the market bought direct from the factory, can give you better prices than any one else. Don’t fail to call and see us when in the city. We are yours to satisfy. H-H I ...FACTS... j$ \» Thoughtful people,business people, want Facts. Then you know where y you are and have a basis on which to build. Now, as to True Facts: m .a IT’S A FACT—th;t th > 1 ns of gools that we carry in 7 71 stock is the HIGHEST GRADE. \ * IT’S A FACT—that the styles that we carry aae ALWAYS L» ^ considered UP-TO-DATE. N y IT’S A FACT—that our prices are as low as it is possible £ \ for us to make them when QUALITY is con- f) y siderel, and last but not 'east, • \ IT’S A FACT—that we are better equipped to handle (/ * Repair Work than any one in the city. \ N IT’S A FACT—that we deliver the repairs the day that IZ 71 we promise them. * * IT’S A FACT—that there is nothing too large or too small » / that we are not able to give satisfaction as to y Design, Finish, Workmanship and Price, » \ Could you ask or expect more? ,) d GORMAN & Q-REEN, h J LEADING JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS, \ •ai Salietoury, Spencer, Marion, N. 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