Local News Items
The Lexingeon Dispatch says:
“Miss Carrie Hege has reBighed
her position at the Elk, and has
accepted a position with Gorman
& Green, of Salisbury.”
Mrs. D. L. Parker, of Spencer,
has returned from Washington,
where she had gone for surgical
Dr. W. L. Crump, who has been
enjoying sea breezes at Morehead
City, has returned home.
The meetings held this week at
the Lutheru church in Spencer,
have been attended by large con
gregations. Excellent and earn
j, est sermons have been preached,
and it is felt that much good has
East Sunday there were appro
priate Harvest Home services at
the Reform church in Salisbury.
W. B. Smoot and Bismarck
Capps have returned to Chapel
Hill to resume their law studies.
Judge Council was here Sunday
to consult his brother, Dr. Coun
cil, as to his health. Judge Coun
cil was badly shaken up in the
Hamlet wreck some time ago, and
he received injuries from which it
will take some time to recover.
Arnold Snider, who has been
confined to his home by illness
for some time, is able to be out.
A. J. Winecoff was tendered a
birthday dinner on last Thursday,
the occasion being the 45th an
niversary of his advent into this
vale of tears.
The Salisbury Dry Goods Co.,
is the name of a new' store for
Salisbury. It will occupy the
room at corner of Main and Coun
cil streets, and will be managed
by H. L. Simmons, of Petersburg,
Va., late of Concord. A general
line of dry goods, notions, shoes,
etc.5 w'ill be carried.
Second-hand Organ For Sale .—In good j
condition. Address box 505.
Salisbury, N. C tf.
The remains of Lloyd Swice
good, whose death in New Orleans
was noted in our last issue, reach
ed here last Wednesday night.
The funeral was held on Thurs
day morning at the Swicegood
residence on South Main street,
Rev. J. C, Rowe officiating.
A Painful Experience,
Some days since, T. J. William
son was bitten on the foot by a
mosquito. In scratching it, the
skin was broken and blood poison
ing Bet in. The condition of Mr,
Williamson was quite serious fora
time. He is recovering, however,
and has been able to walk out
with the aid of crutches.
Dr. George A. Brown Married.
Dr. George A. Brown, of Mt.
I'lla, a brother of Dr. J. S. Brown,
w'ell remembered here, and Miss
Mamie Knox, daughter of J. W.
Knox, of Cleveland, were married
at the home of the bride’s parents
yesterday morning at 7 o’clock,
Rev. Spense officiating. Dr.
Brown is one of the county’s best
young physicians and his bride
was one of the most charming
young 'adies of Cleveland. They
have the best wishes of a large
circle of friends.
Will Build New Jail.
At a special meeting of the
County Commissioners on Mon
day, plans were adopted for a new
jail. Plans submitted by Frank
P. Milburn, the architect for the
Southern Railway were adopted.
The Commissioners will have the
complete plans by the middle of
October, bids will be advertised
for and the work on the new
structure will begin as soon as
the contract is awarded. The new
building will cost about $18,000
and will be located in the rear of
the present jail.
Subscribe for the Watchman $1.
THE DEATH ROLL.
| The King of Terrors Visits Several Fami
lies for More Victims.
Mrs. S. J. Swicegood, who has
been in a critical condition for
some time, owing to a stroke of
paralysis, died at her home on
South Main street Saturday night.
Mrs, Swicegood was 66 years of
age ar.d had resided in this
city all of her life. She was the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dani
el Shaver. In 1862 she was mar
ried to Mr. Swicegood, and her
husband and six children are left
to mourn her loss. The children
are: Mrs. Jti. u. williams, or
Charlotte, Mrs. C. H. Dudley, of
South Carolina, Mrs. T. A.
Coughenhour, Mrs. Claude Fred
erick and Mrs. W. Ross Cox, of
Salisbury, and Preston Swicegood,
of Savanuih. These were with
her when she died. The funeral
was held Sunday afternoon at the
First Methodist church, Rev. J.
C. Rowe, officiating.
Capt. Jacob A. Fisher, one of
Rowan’s highly esteemed citizens,
died at 11:30 yesterday morning,
at his home about seven miles
from Salisbury. Some days ago
Capt. Fisher was taken ill with
fever, and this developed into
pneumonia. The deceased wras
well known and greatly esteemed
all over the county. He wras a
man of strict integrity, generous
and warm-hearted, and for many
years a consistent member of the
Lutheran church. He served in
the Confederate army and made
a fine record for bravery and sol
dierly qualities, Capt, Fisher
was in his eightieth year but had
the appearance of a much young
er man, His surviving children
are: Mrs. R. A. Yoder, of Lin
colnton ; Mrs. I. V. Miller of Al
bemarle; Mrs. F. R. L. Shaeffer,
of Rowan; Mrs. Ed. Smyre, of
Newton; Messrs. John B., George
A. and Lewis Fisher. The funer
al will be held this afternoon at
Grace Lutheran church, and Rev.
H. A. Trexler will officiate.
Mrs. Hamilton C. Holt died at
Spencer yesterday morning. Mrs.
Holt was the wife of Conductor
Holt, who has a run on the South
ern. The deceased was Miss Nan
nie Freeman, of Albemarle, be
fore her marriage. The funeral
was held at the Spencer Metho
dist church this morning, Rev. J.
E. Gay officiating.
The infant of Mr, and Mrs. E.
A. Lippert died Friday night at
their residence on West Cemetery
street. The remains were taken
to Cincinnati for interment.
Mrs. Teresa Litaker, whoresided
in the China Grove neighborhood,
died last Tuesday. Mrs. Litaker
had numerous relatives through
the county. She was 84 years of
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Messrs. John and Robert Coit to be Li
censed Ministers. The Former to
John Knox Coit, son of Mrs. D.
J, Coit of this city, and Miss Re
becca Isabell Galloway, of Toron
to, Canada, will be united in the
holy bonds of matrimony, in the
city of Toronto, Wednesday, Oc
tober 10th. It will be a quiet
home wedding, only a few of the
bride’s relatives and friends being
present. After the ceremony the
couple will come to Salisbury on
a short visit and then proceed to
Rock Hill., where Mr. Coit has
charge of the White Memorial
mission and is energetically engag
ed in the Master’s cause, for which
he is splendidly equipned. He
has applied for and will be grant
ed a minister’s license by Bethel
Presbytery, of South Carolina,
during its sessions thi3 month
Mr. Coit’s bride has taken a
course m religious work and will
be a great help to him in his du
ties as pastor, as his installation
will immediately follow the re
ception of his license. Mr. Coit’s
many friends here wish him and
his bride abundant success and
joy in their new relations.
Robert J. Coit, brother of the
above has just finished a theologi
cal eourso in Chicago Uuiversity
and will be granted minister’s
license here next week, during the
session of Concord Presbytery.
Mr. Coit is an exceptionally bright
young man and can be depended
upon to make a mark for himself
in his chosen profession. He will
preach his trial sermon before the
Presbytery, possibly Tuesday,
A “Bran” New Line—
You Save Enough on them
to Buy School Books
for the Children!
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^■GPULAR PRJcLfOOT WcARJ
rCf.hi strictly CASH j
mM. G. McCURDY, Manager.
North Main Street.
""LCflH ch?lS)” PLOWS I |
^aby The Vulcan Plow Co.,
EVANSVILLE, IND. *
TRY THE ^
Well Finished, Strong, Durable, Light Draft. \
Rib Strengthened Mold, Full Chilled Shinpiece, Interlocked 1
Point, Land and Standard. Point has Face Chill, Wide Edge ^
Chill, Long Snoot Chill, Patented Extension and is the I I /
STRONGEST and MOST DURABLE Chilled Point made.
When buying a Plow, Consider Quality First, Price Second. ,
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FOR SALE EY
C, FRONEBERGER & CO. !
Harness and Sealers in Hardware;
Messrs. C. Froneberger & Co., Salisbury, N. C. 4
Gents: I have been using the Vulcan Plow for ten years and in (
that time have never broken a point. It sheds all soils better than ,
any plow I have ever used. Much easier on man and horse. I am
glad you have the agency as I could not get the points and rather
than give it up for any other plow would send off for the points. '
Yours very truly, G. IV. MILLER, Route .No. 6, Salisbury, N. C. j
Messrs. C. Froneberger & Co.. Salisbury, N. C.
Gents: I bought a Vulcan Plow from you in the spring not ex- (
pecting to get The Satisfactory results I have. I am well pleased
with it in every respect and can lecominend it to any one wanting the ^
best plow on the market. Very Resp., JAMES M. KETCHEY. *
Messrs, C. Froneberger & Co., Salisbury, N. C, 1
Gents: Last spring I bought one No 11 Vulcan Plow from you j
expecting to return same because I did not expect to get the result (
from it I have. I am well pleased with same, it turns land I coidd '
not turn with any other plow, much easier on the man and horse.
I have done three times the amount of plowing with one point than i
with any other make of point I have ever used. Very respectfully, i
0, C. SHOAF.
Brewed and Bottled for hotel
and family use.
A PERFECT MALT TONIC.
For Sale by All Dealers.
Bottled at the Brewery.
JkLssJUt. fl~«»■- i 8.
Tlio Virginia Brewing Co.,
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There is no larger or belter stock of Chairs in J
^ Dne o late tnao can De iouuci in tins STiore. vve w
H have good chairs cheap, better chairs cheap and the very Q
^ best at reasonable prices. We have ornamental chairs and £
£ chairs for good hard service. a
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H Our Chinaware Department is hard to |
■ beat. Our Dinner and Toilet Sets are *
splendid specimens of the decorators art
as* and the potters best efforts. Prices to suit
H every one. Come in and look us over.
| FURNITURE & UNDERTAKING. $
H Dealing in Furniture is oua main line. It is our aim to ^
furnish all with comforts for the home, but our list of at
I' tractions is too long for enumeration, so you are invited to ™
P call and give us the pleasure of showing you our stock. ©
We also deal in Coffins and Caskets and do embalming.
H Yours to serve, ©
I G. W. WEIGHT. 1
I Every Dollar Fit ii on Carnaps I
§ "pIME fjH CARRIAGES I
n ' _'__
buys lionest materials
made up by skilled 0
workmen, therefore, ^
goods bought from us 0
are both stylish and q
durable and we have 0
prices to correspond. 0
? Are You Going to Need a New Rake, 6?
s> Mower, Harrow, or Cultivator @
g This Season? g
9 If you are we shall certainly appreciate an oppor» 0
tunity to figure with you on your requirements. 0
$ We carry a nice line at all times and can get for you 0
^ promptly anything we do not happen to have in £
0 stock. Get repairs for Johnston Mower from us.
w you will feel more se- ,
curity, have more pride
in your turnout if your
harness is made of good
material and presents a
good appearance. We
^ QUALITY, STYLE and PRICE.
® Call at our place, it 1
ft doesn’t matter whether I
3 you are ready to buy or
^ not. Look over our
.f line and when you are
$ ready you will know where to go. 0
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p We are going to sell some two-horse wagons
^ mighty cheap from now on. It’ yon want one you
had better see what we are offering before buying.
I Barber Buggy & Wagon Go, 1
£9 115 E, Council Street, Salisbury, N, C. ^
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