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THE CAROLINA WATCHMAN. i .. 11 — ... 1 WM. H. STEWART, Ed. and Pub. Samsbuby.N. C ,Mab 13th, 1907. Published Every Wednesday at ISO West Innlss Street Subscription Piles 91 per year strictly cash in advance Entered as second-class matter Jaa. Mth. 1006, at the post office at Salis bury, N. C., under tbs act of Congress of March 3rd. 1107. H. E. C. Bryant writing to the Charlotte Observer, recently, says: “The legislature has not develop ed a leader.’’ Why, Rowan had two representatives there! The man who votes for a man proven to be corrupt, incapable, jjffarhical and intemperate, does not necessarily have to be of simi lar ilk, but he certainly hasn’t ■ the moral courage to say no, How is it with you? A man who hides stolen goodi is, by common consent, as guilty as the real thief. Why should not a similar sentiment hold good when men vote for some one J known and acknowledged to be unfit for the position sought. What has Mayor Boyden done to improve the morals of Salis bury? What will he do if elected to a fourth term? Has our voting population lost the sense oi morality to such an extent that they will again permit him to oc cupy such a responsible position. How to \ make Thanksgiving Day, at least every other *ear, a day of thanks indeed : Change it in each State so that it will fall on the first Thursday following the adjournment of the legisla ture,—Charlotte Observer. There would indeed be much Bincere rejoicing. But what about the years when the legislatures dc not meet? It might be well to call the at tention of „hoBe who may be in terested to the fact that, if th< third term rule is to be violated in the present mayoralty contest, hereafter it will become a dead letter and that a bitter campaign will be waged every two years foi the town and county offices. There are plenty of good men whose choice of officials was de feated, but who will abide the re sult for three terms, so long ae good faith is evident, but who will not long submit to the jug glery of political prostitutes. Who knows the condition oi Salisbury’s finances? Who knowi the amount of the city’s floating indebtedness? Wnen Mr. Boyder took charge the city was free oi debt, at the end of his first term if we remember correctly, he wai $10,000 behind, at the end of hii second term he induced the legis lature to allow the Board to bor row $30,000 to pay off the indebt edness, and now at the end of his third term, what? Did the Iasi legislature grant the “Board” th< privilege to issue $50,000 in bondi with which to pay off “floating indebtedness? A bill was introduced in the Texas legislature last Tuesdaj providing for a penalty of fivs years imprisonment for any Con gressman or Senator in the Unitec States who, while serving in eithei branch of the National Congress, shall accept private, legal or bus iness employment of any kind, If that bill should be passed by th“ legislature of every State il certainly would hit ’em hard, foi mauy-Congressmen and Senators make a nice thing on the side and draw salaries at the same time.— Monroe Enquirer, Exactly right. If the salary is too small for them to live or while in the public service, this should be settled before accepting such a position. We have recently been sending out some copies of the Watch man, of course not with the ides of inducing any one to agree witfc us in our views on the mayoralty ■ contest now in progress, but mere ) ly complimentary, as every man is responsible to himself for what ever he may think or believe on this subject. If the paper suitB vou we would be glad to have your subscription, but we do not ask or expect pay for such complimen tary copies. We do not p’ace names on our list and expect pay therefor unless we have proper orders for so doing, so no one need hesitate to make use of the paper should he receive such a copy. There is some difference in men, more in some than in others. For instance, among the deeds per formed by our present mayor, was the macadamizing, at the people’s expense, people’s please, of Fish er street, bounding his residence on the north, Church street on the east, and Bank street on the south; and, among the deeds not performed, at his own expense; when it came to the fatal thing of going down into one’s jeans and getting that last dollar, was the failure to put down a cement pavement cn the streets adjoining said residence, as he has been in strumental in forcing bo many others to do. Don’t you think that what is sauce for the goose should also be sauce for the gan der? If you do you won’t vote for Boyden, if you don’t you are not much on righteousness. There is a cement walk on Fulton Btreet in front of T. H. Vanderford’s residence. If a man is to be judged by the good he has accomplished for a community, fair minded men would say, note the results of his own accomplishments, enterprise and ability, not that which he has performed with public money. Most any one can drive a mule if some one will furnish the mule, the lines and the whip. Softly: Has our present mayor ever built ■o much as a chicken coop in Salisbury during his long resi dence here? Has he? The echos mock us, “Haq he?” The Hotel Yanderford, numerous handsome dwellings and cottages and enter prises of success and value to the community stands to the credit of Mr. Vanderford. Few have had less and done more or better. On the one hand we see the favor ored prodigal continually wasting his substance in riotous living aud unwilling to return, while on the other the husbandman is reap ing the fruits of industry, perse verence, conservative action, care ful investments, wise councils, enterprise, loyalty and liberality. Which shall it be? Your choice will decide what mannsr of man you be, as you know birds of a i feather flock together. There has been no time in the history of Salisbury when our i best, ablest and most prudent cit i izens should be brought forward ■ to fill the positions of aldermen ■ and other offices, than the present. Salisbury is now in a critical i period of her development and , one false move, or the trickery of i some Shylock, or Judas, might i bring about results that would re ; tard her progress and growth for years to come. We understand that Mr. Vanderford is heartily in favor of a bond issue in any event, and, there is a probability of such an election being favor ably passed upon by our people, , should he be elected mayor. In which event we feel confident the city’s funds will be wisely and economically expended, and that every portion of the city will be given its just proportion and share of improvement that may be brought about thereby, so far as he may be able to direct. But, aside from this, a capable, strong and conservative board as a bal ance wheel can not be amiss. There are plenty of suitable men from which to make selections aud, whether bonds or issued or not, the more unselfish and pa triotic the board may be the better for the entire community. At any rate it would be well to be guided by paBt experience when bonds were issued in selecting al dermanic timber. ■ I Salisbury has a large number of honorable and upright men en gaged in the mercantile business. They are all anxious to secure the patronage of our citizens and to this end many of them advertise their goods and wares in various ways. It has been our custom to let the reader be his own judge as to the sincerity of the advertiser and the value of the goods, or wares, offered for sale in the col umns of this paper. This rule is probably the best that can be made on the subject. But it iB evident that while there are many worthy and reliable sales taking place constantly, there are also some fake schemes being noisily paraded ab o u t. The Watchman will endeavor hereaf ter to be quite particular in call ing attention to such as may ap pear in its columns. We believe there are no unreliable adverti sers who make a constant use of our columns, but occasionally we are confronted with some freak scheme with, a page of hot air, a spread eagle name and a two thousand dollar stock which has suddenly jumped up to about $35, 000 or $50,000, or as much more as the writer has patience to add naughts. They are sporadic and should be let severely alone. You can generally buy better goods for less money any day in the year from some reliable merchant and constant advertiser in the Watchman. Reported Drowned In Panama. Intelligence has reached friends in this county that the entire family of J. O. King, who lived for several months in Long Creek township, was drowned on Febru ary 11th, while returning to the Panama canal, where Mr. King has been superintending a squad of hands in construction work for the past two years. Mr. King left this country early in 1905, leaving his family at Mocksville, so it is understood. After spend ing nearly two years on the canal he decided to work permanently there and return for his family— his wife and several children. They were on the return trip to the canal, according to tho report, when the vessel in which they were sailing sunk, carrying them all to the watery grave.—Char lotte News. -• m Colonel Graves Assaulted. Atlanta, March 12.—Col. John Temple Graves, editor of the At lanta Georgian, was assaulted on a prominent corner here today, being struck from behind without warning by J. H. Crutchfield. Colonel Graves was knocked to the pavement and stunned for a few minutes. Crutchfield, who used his fist in the attack, is a muscular man, towering above Mr. Graves by many inches. A friend ol Colonel Graves imme diately attacked Crutchfield, who fled and escaped. His arrest was ordered from po lice headquarters and he was ta ken into custody an hour later. Crutchfield, wlio was recently ac quitted of a murderous assault upon his wife, who lost a leg as a result of his shooting her, as he claimed accidentally, complained that certain statements published in the Georgian were false and unjust to him and that when he demanded retraction, he got no satisfaction. Connolly Becomes Disgusted. James B, Connolly, an Ameri can author who enlisted as a sail or in the United States Navy at the suggestion of President Roose velt, to do for the American Navy what Rudyard Kipling did for the British Navy, has left the service in disgust. The publicity given the matter caused the sailors to fight Bhy of him, Connolly en listed for two years as a second class yeoman, and his chief duty was to assist the yeoman in writ ing the log. He shipped on the battleship Alabama at Hampton Roads early in January and made a cruise to the naval station at Gnantanamo on the Alabama, BUGGY C0NTEST GETTING LIVELY. Several New Candidates Getting Busy. Standing of tho Votes. It will be noticed by the votes given below that something is do ing right now in our buggy con test. As this is only the begin ning no one need hesitate to get in tho race. While of course every vote will count it is the man who has the most at the last who wins. From the present outlook this contest will be the most interesting one, in every particular that we have ever con ducted. If you are going to do anything, don’t delay but begin at once. The votes stand as follows: Walter Burrage. Richfield, No. 2, N. C ,. 4,500 Rev. H. A. Trexler, Man ning, .. ..350 T. W. Watkins, city, No. 1, 825 J. W. Kepley, city, No. 5. 225 Miss Carrie E Shaver, Rich field, No. 2, N. C.,. 200 A. Ernest Miller, city, No. 5,... 200 Wm. M. L. Fesperman, city, No. 8,. 200 Rev. N. D. Bodie, city No. 4. 200 John C. Goodman, Cres cent, . 175 J. S. Blackwelder, Moores ville, No. 8. 150 J. C. Hol&houser, city, No. 6,. 125 John Howard, Salisbury,.. 125 Remember the race is not al ways to the swift nor the strong, but to him who gets the most votes will the prize be given. The Jamestown Stamps. Washington, March 12.—The Postmaster General today decided to add a five cent stamp to the ones and twos already determined upon to constitute the memorial aeries for the Jamestown Ter-Cen tennial Exposition. Thefivecent stamp will bear a likeness of the head of Pocahontas, printed in blue. Eight million stamps are to be used of this denomination, to supply the demand for foreign postage. The head of Captain John Smith, in green, is to deco rate the one cent stamp, of which 10,000,000 are being printed, while a descriptive scene, “The Founding of Jamestown,” repre senting the first landing on that island, is pictured in red on the two cent stamps, of which 14,000, 000 are to be issued. • • -— HOW MUCH FERTILIZER TO APPLY. The question, “How much fertilizer should be used per acre?” cannot be an swered definitely, but only in a general way. It is sometimes put in this form: “What is the most profitable amount that may be applied per acre?” Neither can the question in the amended form be exactly and accurately answered. The soil, its character, condition, preparation, etc., may be well known, or controllable factors, but we know not what the sea sons may be, says Hon. R. J. Redding, Director Georgia Experiment Station, De partment of Agriculture, in the Virginia Carolina Fertilizer Almanac. We know that some crops will bear larger amounts of fertilizers with reason able assurance of profitable returns than may be expected of other soils. A crop that occupies the soil from the fall season until spring, or early summer, will bear heavier fertilizing than will a crop that is planted in the spring and ripens for harvest in midsummer. The first case is illustrated by oats, wheat, or other small grain, or grass, especially when sown in the fall of the year. Such a crop occu pies the soil during the late fall and win ter, and early spring—during which pe riods the rains are usually abundant ripening for harvest in late spring, or very early summer, before the burning summer heat and possible drouths of June and July. Oats and wheat therefore are ideal crops for liberal fertilizing. Corn is rather an uncertain crop on the ordinary dry uplands of the South. It has but a short period in which to devel op its flowers—tassels and silks—cover ing but a few days. If very dry weather shall prevail when this critical period is approaching, and for some time after it is passed, the crops may prove a greater or less failure. There can be no second effort, no second period of blooming. It is different in the case of cotton, which commences to bloom and make fruit in June (or even earlier) and con tinues throughout the summer until checked by a severe frost in November. It has a number of “chances.” Cotton is therefore another ideal crop for liberal fertilizing. A small amount of fertilizers applied per acre will no doubt yield a larger percentage profit on its cost than will a larger amount. To illustrate: An application of $2 worth of fertilizer per acre may cause an in creased yield of cotton (at 10 cents per pound) of the value of $6 to $8. or a profit of 200 to 300 per cent, on its cost. I have frequently had such results. But it does not follow that twice as heavy an appli cation will produce twice as large re sults, or that three times as much would cause three times as great an increase in the yield. In other words, the rate of increase in the yield of cotton will not be in proportion to the increase in the amount of fertilizers applied. Two dollars’ worth of fertilizer per acre may yield an increase in the crop of $6; but $6 worth would not therefore bring an increase of $18. , But careful observation has shown that an application of $5 to $6 worth of fertil izers (properly balanced) is a safe amount to apply per acre on cotton. Many farm ers in Georgia have secured satisfactory returns from an application of so much as 800 pounds per acre, I think 600 pounds a perfectly safe limit on upland in fairly good condition, well prepared and properly cultivated in cot ton. For corn, I would limit the amount to 200 to 300 pounds per acre on old up lands. SHIPPING CATTLE. Some Points on Crating and Stalling by Express and Freight. Express is always preferable to freight where the expense is not too great. Express companies require the animals to be crated, and generally I use a short, light slat crate for little calves, with head protruding from the crate—that is, the body alone is cased. With older and larger animals I use a large, strong and heavier crate, full length of animal, with the animal’s neck placed in a sort of stanchion made of two hardwood sticks that run from floor to top and are secured at each end. Feed can then be placed before the animal and water will be given by the express company’s people. In shipping by freight it is generally necessary for some man to accompany the stock as an attendant, and then feed, bedding, etc., are supplied for the trip and the attendant is expected to care for, feed and water the stock. The animals can be placed in stalls that are made in the car or in stan chions which run the length of the car. These are made by taking two four or five inch pieces at top and two more at bottom and at regular intervals place an upright which is securely fas tened to these pieces and also to the floor and the roof of the car, then in between these pieces or uprights place a piece that reaches from floor just to the top of the frame, being pinned at the base so that it will move enough at the top to allow the animal’s head to enter the space, then close the space and put in another pin at the top to hold it there firmly. The animals, of course, stand side ways in the car and unless exception ally large will have ample room in the ordinary eight foot wide car and leave a space in front of the stanchion for feeding. Hay in small bales can be carried over the animals by building a sort of floor over them. Water can be carried in barrels near the door ways to be used in case of necessity or haste. Where only one or two ani mals are to be shipped by freight they can be tied in the end of the car or a cheap stall made. Almost all railways require the presence of an attendant and generally give free fare at least one way and sometimes both ways.— Wing R. Smith in Rural New Yorker. O-O THE HORSEMAN o-o Henry Exall, the leading breeder of trotters in Texas, issues a warning to horse breeders in which he says: The rapid increase in the value of all good, useful horses will very material ly stimulate the breeding business. Hundreds of people will start in an en terprise that promises such great re turns, and the tendency will be to breed almost every animal that will reproduce itself regardless of quality, soundness and general desirability. Breed Them Right. As a consequence a great many horses of nondescript character will be raised at a loss alike to those who breed them and to the state, while, on the other hand, those who choose wise ly and breed and raise only the best, using stallions and mares that are deeply bred In the best blood lines of the breeds that they intend to raise and who by proper care and attention raise really serviceable horses, useful for the purpose for which they are In tended, sound, kind and beautiful, will not only make a great deal of money for themselves, but will greatly benefit the section of country in which they live. There Is practically no limit to the demand, at rich figures (which will grow larger each season for the next eight or ten years), for the horse that is bred right, raised right and trained to be good in his class, whether It is as a trotting race horse, a fast speed way horse, a park horse, a reliable, well mannered, sound, handsome fam ily carriage horse or a sturdy draft horse. Breed them right, raise them right, educate them properly, and the product of a small band of well bred mares, with the right kind of stallion at their head, will make their owner rich In the next ten years. notes For nreeaen. Oats are a natural and nutritious horse feed. The stall ought to be nine feet long and five feet wide, says Kimball’s Dairy Farmer. Scrub horses are neither profitable nor satisfactory. In training young colts drive them with a fast walker. Do not whip a frightened horse. It only adds to his fright. Some people curry their horses dur ing the shedding season only. A horse naturally feeds from the ground. Avoid high mangers. The mare that is suckling a colt is doing double duty and should not be required to perform as much hard labor as the other horses. All trouble in kicking, rearing and stubbornness generally arises from Im proper handling or not sufficient han dling to adapt horses to usage. You can better afford to starve your horses any other time than during the first year of their existence. A stunt ed colt seldom makes a well developed i horse. Treatment that may entirely break one horse of a bad habit may entirely fail on another. It is hard to lay down rules that will work well in all cases. Horses are classed in the Chicago market as drafters, loggers and feed ers, chunks, expresses, farm mares, light drivers, actors and coachers. The last class brings the best mon ey. Light drivers come next. But of all the classes the drafters are the most profitable because they can be put on the market cheaper. It’s a big proposition to fit up a team of light drivers or coachers that will sell for a top price. ' OUR HOKGR ROLL Another Big List Joins Our Present Big List. Herewith is a list of Dew names which we take great pleasure in placing on our h mor roll. They have all paid their subscription and are among the very best peo ple in the county : ' I C Shaver, Miss Minnie E Shaver, D L Holshousor, LT Yar borough, T L Young. C T Kepley, Edna Rice, A R Sink, Prof I C Griffin, Oath Fooling, H E Cor rell, Mrs. Laura C M Fisher, Mrs Ghas Lyerly, Joseph M Lyerly, Chas J Neal, YV H Alexander, Eail Reid, Sarah M Miller, Front Foust, D YV7 Morgan, J L Morgan, A L Lemley, John YV Bean, B< u F Lemley, David A Ketchey, P A Ribelin, W C Carroll, John L Williams, Roby Crook, Adam C Miller, R Frank Miller, Birk Bringle, .Joan H Hoffne, Miss Hattie Ward, James M Morgan, John C Bringle, Stokes Ingram, J Q Burrage, C L Wyatt, Frank Cooper, J H Shepherd, Jim W Boggs, John YV Morgan E A Shepherd, YV A Fogleuian, C H Shepherd, A N Surratt, W M Youuce, Duke Basinger, David Young, (col), E J Lemley, C M D Klutz, C J Kestler, Walker Wood, Grant Ketchey, Daniel Eagle, Jas F Hopkins, R F Crook, W M Linker; T H Stiff. Let us have your name for our next issue. ■ PHYSICIANS FINDS ECZEMA CURE. Prescription of Dr. D. D- Dennis Heals the Skin—Many Cures Reported. The meal.al world Is stirred by the gr.at number ol eczema cures now being effected with the method discovered by a' prominent skin specialist, Dr. D. D. Dennis of Chicago. Several years ago Dr. Dennis announced to the medi.al world that when tha skin is dieeased, it is curable through ' he skin alone and that, if the patient is in go.d health other wise, it is nonsense to dose the stomach of a person suffering from eczema, psoriasis, or any kindred ailment. Dr Dennis compounded a prescription of vegetalde mixtures, perfectly harmless, sooth ing and refreshing to t he skin, and quickly eradicating the disease This prescription has now been put u. in bottles and may be secured direct from drug stores. Many wonderful reports have been coming in from ail parts of the country and some right from this city as to the remarkable cures effec'ed by Dr. Dennis’ prescription, es Secially when it is used in connection with , D. D. soap. This paper is able today to print the following: The D. D. D. Prescription may be had at T. W. Grimes drug store. Call and investigate, no one is urged to buy. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE Having- duly qualified as adminis trator upon the estate of the late H. N. Goodnight, this is to notify all cred itors to present their claims to the un dersigned for payment on or before March 13th, 1908. 01 this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. A'l persons indebted to said estate are requested to make prompt settle ment March 13 th, 1907. MARY S. GOODNIGHT, administrator. John L. Rendleman, attorney. Commissioner’s Sale of Valuable Farming Lands. Pursuant to the provisions of an or der of the Superior Court of Rowan county, in the special proceeding en titled, •'Jas. L. Sechler and others vs. A. L. Sechler and others,” the under sigden, commissioner, will on Saturday, the 20th day of April, 1907. at 12 o’clock, M,, at the Court House door in Salisbury, expose at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, the lands of the late' Jacob Sechler, in China Grove Township, adjoining Wm. Sechler and others, and described as follows: First tract—Beginning at a stake, Obe Sloop’s corner; thence S 2 W 20 35 chains to a pine knot, said Sloop’s cor ner; thence S. 88 E 9.76 chains to a pine knot VVinecoff’i corner; thence S. 2 W 3 50 chains to a stone, Wine coff’s corner; thence S. 88 E. 11 chains to a post oak, Winecoff’s corner;^ thence S. 2 W. 22 chains to a stone, A. D. E, Sechler’s corner; thence a new line S 89 E. 15 80 chains to a stone, said Sechler’s corner ; thence N. 4 W. 21 50 chains to a stone, Gorriher’s cor ner; thence N 2 E 23.85 chains to a slake; thence N 88 VV. 34.18 chains to the beginning, containing 121 acre* mere or less. Second tract—Beginning at a white oak, R. S. VV. Sechler’s corner; thence N. 88 W 5 25 chains to a stake on Obe Sloop’s line; thence N. E. 125 chains to a stake in the big road; thence N. 2 VV. 2 50 chains to a small, black oak ; thence N. 62 E. 5 chains to a stake on R. 8. W. Sechler’s line; thence S. 30)£ E. 5.45 chains to the be ginning, containing 1 5-6 acres, more or less. This March 12th, 1907. A. L. SECHLER, Commissioner. B B. Miller, Attorney. &ILL.THE COUGH !^p CURE the LUWGft “ITH Or, King’s New Discovery .n /Consumption Price JEl I OUCHSand 50c & $1.00 ISOLDS Free Trial. uiest and Quickest Cure for all HROAT and LUNO TROUB LES, or MONEY BACK.