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March 15th. Peeler, Bame <fe Co. shipped a car load of granite door sills to day to Cannopolis, for the new factory going up there. J. T. Wyatt has just received an order for twenty seven car loads of granite. A big rain storm passed over this section yesterday. Lightn ing struck the residence of Mrs. Wiley, at Granite Quarry. Mrs Wiley was shocked, but not seri ously. A great deal of work is now coming in on the granite belt. Prospects are bright for a large amount of work in the quarries this summer, at Faith. Any “one sending a two-cent postage stamp to J. T. Wyatt, Salisbury, N. C., R. F. fy. No. 8. box 10, will receive one grain of that suriosity corn that has a shuck on every grain and a shuck over the ear also. I Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Moore, of Mooresville* saw our copy of the Watchman while here on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. L. Ludwick, and subscribed for it. Tom Peeler, of Granite Quarry, sends his cash subscription in this letter for the Watchman. Mr. and Mrs. Peeler aud Mrs. Wiley own a fine factory site on the side of the railroad at Gran ite Quarry, and we believe they would give a site for a factory. We expect to have an Easter wedding to report. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bean have been down sick for three weeks. Their place is a new one and they think the water is not good. B. A. Fesperman is opening a new quarry near Faith. He has men employed who understand the business. Misses Katie and Eliza Fesper man, who have been ill, are im proving and are able to be up. Venus. March 18th. W. W. Harris died Thursday night March 14, 1907. He was Bixty-five years and five months old. He leaves a widow, three daughters, one son and one broth er. He moved in the settlement where he died, some 25 or 30 years ago. He was buried at Organ Church, the funerel services being conducted by Rev. C. A. Brown. He was a Confederate veteran and a lieutenant in Co. A, Lane’s Brigade of Northern Virginia. He was a member of the Organ Church Camp of Confederate Vet erans and the secretary of the camp. The pall bearers were his old comrades; P. A. Sloop, Geo. Slow, Jacob F. Coston, Jacob A. Shine, John D. M. Deal, Obediah Eller, A. Wiley Klutts and Jacob Carter. For many years Mr. Harris followed the chair maker’s trade at his home, where he had his shop. He was a good neigh bor and was liked by all who knew him. He often wrote arti cles for the papers and was well educated. Miss Maggie Lyerly, daughter ef Carson Lyerly, and Lewis Hole houser were married Sunday, March 17th. M, L. Barger is visiting his uncle, D, M. Barger. ’ J. M. Barger lost one of his fine beef cattle this^week. Edward Deal’s mules ran away Wednesday from Martin Shive’s saw mill. They ran about two miles and back with the wagon and no damage done. March Slow caught them as they came by where he was plowing. D. M Basinger is repairing his residence. Maok Wilhelm lost a fine hog the other day. Paul Miller haB inclosed his barn lot and swept it off as clean as a house yard. Who can beat that? Will Parks, and his young wife, moved in their new two-story house Thursday, March 14th. John M. Bost has his big, new two-story house up and eovered. He reads the Watchman and has handed us the money for another year’s subscription. L. A. Boger has his new resi dence done and he moved in it the 15th of January last. D. H. Fraley killed his big hog Friday. It weighed 575 pounds. There will be communion ser vices at the reformed Church on Easter Sunday at 11 A. M., and services preparatory to the Holy Communion on Saturday preced ing at 2:30 P. M., also confirma tion services on Good Friday at 2:30 P.M. T. K. Seaford, of the St. Paul settlement, spent the day at Faith the 16th, at the school exhibition and parlor entertainment at night, which was a grand success and largely attended. Lee Rosco Boger, a school boy at Faith, is 12 years old and is only 46 inches tall. He weighs only 46 pounds, a pound for every inch in height. Who can beat that? Frank -Jackson is very low with the grippe. George Peeler had eighteen vis itors Saturday night his kin peo ple. Miss Ida Lingle is visiting her sister in Salisbury. Vends. -- UNION CHURCH. March 18th, It seems that the groundhog has ruled the weather pretty well. 1 told you some time ago that he would. We are sorry to note that Wm. F. Rufty is on the lame list, He dropped a kraut barrel on his foot last Saturday. Mrs. Minerva Poole, of High Point, has moved in our vicinity. F. G. Goodman and J. H. Bar ringer have secured positions with the Southern, The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Mahaley died Tuesday morning, and was laid to rest ii. Union cemetery, Monday morn ing at 11 o’clock. Rev. N. D. Bo die conducted the funerel service. There wilTbe communion ser vices at Union church Easter Sun day Services on Good Friday will commence at 11 o’clock; pre paratory services on Saturday at 2 o’clock p. m. ■The members of the Jr. O U. A. M., are requested to be present Saturday night, March 28. Some very important business to be acted on. We want every one there. We are sorry to note that Miss Sarah Wise is sick with the grippe. We wish her a speedy recovery. Rev. N.D. Bodie is getting along nicely from the close call he had last week by being caught in the storm which has been noted be fore. Bro. Bartlette visited at M. A. Cauble's last Saturday night. "G. A. Lyerly is out inspecting our phone line which was dam aged by the jtorm of last week. I am always the Hustler No. 1. -• -— BOSTIAN’S X ROADS. Plowing is the orber of the day now. Planting corn will be next. Wheat is looking well. W. T. Hoyrell and wife visited relatives in Concord Sunday. John Shuping, of near Rock, has some very fine bearded wheat he has just sown. He thinks it a fine spring wheat. He is a good : farmer and we wish him success with it. Mr, L. of Crescent, we are in receipt of your card endorsing our plan on the grandfather clause and 'now take this occasion to thank you for it. Now we do not want to he insistent, but hope you will favor a resolution be i n g adopted by the next Democratic county convention, to reduce the terms of office from three terms to two ’-ears for all county offi cials and especially to reduce the terms of mayors of Salisbury and Crescent to one term each, and ■top four term fellows from hold ing office at all. F. Safrit took a fine bale of cot ton to town the other day to ex change for cash, whic we suppose he intends to use to buy a set of double harness for himself and Miss Annie. We will be glad to extend congratulations soon. Robert Ritchie’s school oloses at the Fink and Yost school houses March 20th. Speeches and dialogues in the mprning and a game of ball in the evening. Rajah. --- ROWAN ACADEMY. March 18th. C. A. Johnson, who has been very sick with grippe for the past month, is able to be out again. Rev. P. W. Tucker began a pro tracted meeting yesterday at Granite Quarry M. E. churcn. There will be service only at night. Ruth visited several of the ex hibitions around here. I don’t think any of them could beat Row an Academy, do you Patsey? Messrs._Pearle and Vinnie John son visited their sister, Mrs. L. J. Kluttz, of Grrnite Quarry, Satur day night. Robt. Earnhardt, of Salisbury, visited his grandfather, of this place, last week. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Johnson and little son, visited their daugh ter, Mrs. John C. Holshouser, Sunday last, Arthur Thomas has closed his schobl at Cleveland and is at home now. Patsey went to Salisbury last Saturday. Guess she got her wedding dress. A. J. Brown, of Crescent, visits Miss Vinnie Johnson, of this place, quite often. Mr. and Mrs. S, R. Fry, of South Carolina, visited Mrs. Fry’s parents several days ago. Ruth hasn’t much news this week, the rain washed it all away. Ruth. --aW* ROCK. March 18th. There was preaching at the Rock’s Grove Methodist church last Sanday at 8 p. m. There was a large crowd present. There will be preaching on the third Sunday iu^kpril at the same hour. A Sjinday school will be organiz ed there on the first Sunday in April at 3 p. m. The Parks school closed last Friday and a number of visitors were present. There was a re view of the pupil’s studies until recess, and then cam# an exhibi tion which continued till noon. This was followed by one of the finest dinners ever put on a table at Parks school house. There was plenty for all. At 1:30 Z. A. Kluttz, the principal, and W. H. Earnhardt, assistant, sent up two balloons, which were a curiosity to many present. The last and most interesting thing was a game of ball between the Parks and the Faith Academy boys, and the Parks boys were again successful There were but three innings played, when the Faith boys see ing they were going to be beaten, (juit playing. The score stood 10 to 5 in favor of the Parks boys, rhe excuse of the Faith boys for 1 quitting was that the ball was nnt 1 5t to play with. It is generally known that when the Faith boys ' jet beat they have some excuse, ind a poor excuse is better than ioue. Rocks*. f ROCK. March 18, 1907 Farmer! have be.-n s i*ing quite a bit of oat-sTe ently, and alto doing some breaking. The school closed Friday, and the pupils and parents had a very pleasant-time Five weeks ago D C Powlas had a severe attack of la grippe, and at the same time had a stroke of paralysis which effected one side of his face and head. Satur day night he had another stroke which effected his throat. He was in Salisbury Saturday and that may have had something to do with it. W. W. Harris, an old soldier, died Thursday night of heart drop sy. He had poor health for quite a while. D. S. Lentz is sawing on Jacob Shive’s place. He moved his mill in about two weeks ago. John Slurping finished sowing his spring wheat on the 6th mst. Rev. Aycock, of China Grove, is well liked at Rock Grove, and does not fail to have a large audi ence. Saw. L Does Your Heart Beat Yes. 100,000 times each day. Does it send out good blood or bad blood? You know, for good blood is good health; bad blood, bad health. And you know precisely what to take for bad blood —Ayer’s Sarsaparilla. Doctors have endorsed it for 60 years. f One frequent cause of bad blood is a sluggish liver. This produces constipation. Poisonous substances are then absorbed into the blood. Keep the bowels open with Ayer’s Pills. s KWMMHMBHMMMnMHBHMMMMBBHMW M Made by J. C. Ayer Co., Lowell, Mass. 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We must close out some lines of Staple SHOES at much less than they are worth to make room for our recent purchases. | If you don’t need Shoes now it will pay you to take Advantage of these prices and lay them away till you I do need them. Special Prices on Big Lots to mer> chants. j v , M.G. McCURDY, Manager, North Main Street. Salisbury, N. C.