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THE 3AH9LSNA WATCHMAN.
Local News Items, The Silver anniversary of Salis bury Catholic Church was celebra ted last Sunday. Solemn High Mass was celebrated by Father Marion, of Asheville, with Father L°o of Salisbury as Deacon and Father Cornelius of Belmont as sub-deacon. J. L. Ransom, of Charlotte, was in our city Monday night. H. G. Tyson, Jr., of Washing ton, D. C-, is here visiting his father, H. G, Tyson, Sr. M. H. Peden, who came here from Greenville, S. C., has taken charge of and thoroughly equip ped the Leonard photograph gal lery. H. J. Heilig, a former resi dent of Salisbury, but now of Ral eigh, is visiting relatives and friends here for a short time. The Goldfield, Nev., situation is improving, and General Funs tou thinks that there will be no necessity of declaring martial law unless another serious outbreak UUUUiiB. The funeral of the late L. M. Kepiey took place last Sunday afternoon. Rev. J. A. J. Farring ton conducted services at the home of the deceased, and the ser vices at the grave were conducted by Salisbury Council, No. 88, Jr. O. U. A. M. A large concourse of people attended the cemetery ser vices and listened to the beautiful ritualistic service of the Jr. 0. U. A. M. Hickory Camp, W. 0. W., dedi cated a monument last Sunday to the late Richard M. Pendleton. The dedicatory ceremonies were most interesting and were listened to by a large congregation. On the evening of Dec. Oth, at Spencer, a large number of mem bers and friends of the Railroad Y. M. C, A., met at their rooms to give a welcome to B. F. Stevenson, the new general secre tary. E. S. Redfern, the re tiring secretary, goes this we^ to Lowbert’s Point, Va., where he has accepted a call as Secretary at that point. We are creditably informed that Geo. I. Whitney, President WUI \\Trxr»}ra Vi a rm-iirn. ed. He is sucveded by Edward F. Buchanan, of New York, and in cidentally the resignations of five directors, friends of Mr. Whitney were tendered at the same time. The reason of the resignations iB the direct result of the recent flur ry in the stock market. Work will soon commence on the tunnel un^er the tracks of the Southern R. R. just in the rear of Mr. McCanless’ residence, fac ing the gates of the Federal Cem etery. The government appro priate $15,000 for the work but delay was experienced because the state owned the North Carolina railroad. The arch will be con structed of granite. Three Germans, Alfred Ksnzi ger, W. George Mafre and Willie Schwarrz were arrested at East Spencer on the 27th of November for vagrancy, and given thirty days before ’Squire Fesperman. They did not relish their confine ment and appealed for aid to their consulate. An investigation shows that they are treated as other prisoners, and that they must serve their sentences. Since the above tras put [in type these men have paid their fines and have left town for southern pUiLlLB. Dr. J. F. Beall, of Linwood, died last Sunday at 2 :30 o’clock at his home. The doctor has been in declining health for sev eral years. He was well and pop ularly known by a large circle of friends and acquaintances. Fud eral services were held from the late residence of the deceased, and the remams were iuterred in the Beall church cemetery. A daugh ter, two sons and a brother sur vive him. The Spencer churches are pre paring for a big Christmas. Cordon Lodge,!I. 0. O. F. gave a brilliant musicale last Monday evening. A most delightful time is reported and a sumptuous ban quet was served. Supt. Ramseur. of the Southern R. R. Co. along with several other officials of the local staff are re ported to have tendered their res ignation at the requuest of those high in authority. Chief Dis patcher Johnson has also resigned, and later on we may be in a posi tion to tell oar readers why. Col. “Tiddy” Bostian, the ne gro who shot and killed Col. Frank Harris last week, has em ployed counsel andjasked for bond He pleads self f -defense, but has not been allowed bail. There is talk favorable to th< holding of a Fiddlers’ conventior December 20th. Quite a liumbei have signified a willingness t< participate. The stores of our enterprising meionams exmuii a most oeauu ful holiday appearance. In looking for Christmas pres ents consult the advertising page of the Watchman. Miss Weston Capps is visitinj her brother, Capt, W. A. Capps at Augusta, Ga. Rev, J. L. Morgan, of Big! Point, was a Salisbury visito Saturday. Jail Sentence Changed to Fine. The city’s sense of things real and rational was shocked yester day afternoon when Judge Fergu son seutenced Coloney LeRoy Davidson, a descendant of the signers and a well-known broker of Charlotte, to the county jail for a peroid of 30 days upon con viction in four cases for selling and keeping on hand too much whiskey. Owing to the prom inence of the defendant, little thought was entertained other than that he would be dismissed with the payment of a bill of costs and some small fine, but Judge Ferguson concluded that the de fendant’s standing rather mili tated against him in the awarding of justice. Later in the day, however, the court agreed to dismiss Colonel JJfiyiUBOD, pruviuwu no wuuiu. pa) the costs, a fine of $50 ami put up a bond to keep the faith from court o court, the bond required being $500. This actiot was taken because of the fact that Judge Ferguson was presented a paper in the nature of both a petition and an affidavit from the physi cians of the oity that Colonal Davidson was suffering from an incurable disease, and that his wife wmuld be jeopardized in jail. —Charlotte Observer, 4th, A Hard Debt to Pay. I owe a debt of gratitude that I can never be paid off” writes G. 6. Clark of Westfield Iowa "f<r my rescue from death by Dr. King’s New Discovery. Both lungs wrere so seriously affected that death seemed imminent, when I commenced taking taking New Discovery. The ominous iry, hacking cough quit before :.he first bottle was used, two more i complete cure.” Nothing has >ver equaled New Discovery for loughs, colds and all throat and ung complaints. Guaranteed ay all druggists. 50c and $1. l'rial bottle free. Robert L. Earnhardt has open Mr Earnhardt is a splendid young I man and deserves to succeed. When the baby is croBS and has I you worried and worn out you will find that a little Cascasweet, the | well known remedy for babies and children, will quiet the little one , in a short time. The ingredients ' are printed plainly on the bottle. ( Contains no opiates. Sold by James Plummer and all druggists. , C. V. Crsigen,' manager of the High Point Publishing Co., wras a pleasant caller at our sane- . turn Monday evening. A ticki ng cough, from any ’ cause, is quickly stopped by Dr. Shoop’s Cough Cure, And it is so thoroughly harmless and safe, that Dr. Shoop tells mothers everywhere to give it without hes itation even to very young babes The wholesome green leaves and tender stems of a lung-healing mountainous shrub, furnish the curative properties to Dr. Shoop’s Cough Cure. It calms the cough, and heals the sore and sensative bronchial membranes No opium, no chloform, nothing harsh user to injure or suppress. Simply a resinous plant extract, that helps to heal aching lungs. The Span iards .call this shrub which the lyuutui us«o, x utJ oacieu nciu. Always demand Dr. Shoop’s Cough Cure. Grimes’ Drug Store. Considerable sickness is report ed about town, but most of the complaintslarejthe results of colds, etc. Reward of $50. I will pay a reward of $50 to any one who will arrest and convict the person or persons who burned my barn and contents the night of Nov. 14th, 1907. Clementine Br^dy. After the new officers have been inducted into office as Superin tendent and roadmaster of the Southern division heie, we hope to have the pleasure of seeing the new depot and freight house speedily finished and the yard tracks attended to, as they are in bad shape. A Real Wonderland. South Dakota, with its rich sil ver mines, bonanza farms, wide ranges and strange natural forma tion, is a veritab’e wonderland. At Mound City, in the home of Mrs. E. D. Clapp, a wonderful case of healing has lately occurred. Her son seemed near death with lung and throat trouble. “Ex hausting coughing spells occurred every five minutes,” writes Mrs. Clapp, ‘ ‘when I began giving Dr King’s New Discovery, the great medicine, that saved his life and completely cured him,” Guaran teed for coughs colds, throat and ; lung troubles, by all druggists. ■ 50c and $1. Trial bottes free. The undertaking business of T. j E. Witherspoon & Co., which was recently purchased by Robert Davis, one of the oldest and most skillful undertakers and embalm ers of this sections, has been con solidated with the Summersett Bell Co., where Mr. Davis can be found, and, will be glad to serve those who may need him. We have quite an amount of advertising in thisjissue to which a careful perusal is invited. The Salisbury merchants have unusal-, ly large and attractive stocks and! tlrey deserve the patronage of the counties, citizens. Call on them before going elsewhere. Their prices are low,'goods new and styles the latest. Trade now and avoid the rush. No matter what the death cei tificate says, the fundament, cause of one-half the deaths re corded is constipation. Cur yourself of the habit by eatin daily D? PRICE'S WHEAT FLAKE CELERY which is made from the whol grain of the wheat berry. 3 to cents a package. For sale by all Grocers ! CHRISTMAS IS COMINCI1 A Wliesa jcm begin ssLe&Mng your Presents remember 4 IP you are invited to call and P I EXAMINE OUR STOCK. f OUR MAIN LINE IS | But we have all kinds J of Odd Pieces for the I Piazza, Hall, Sitting, J Dining Room, Parlor I H and Kitchen. j; Most likely somewhere about the home there is a piece « ^ missing and which you have long intended to supply. It 4 IS may be something cheap will cause the heart of some loved H t' one to be glad, or something better as your purse will per- J s| mit, if so, now is the time to supply it in the shape of a 1 W Christmas gift. The more substantial the gift the better ^ and longer will its memory linger. 4 B We have little Chairs for the children at only 50c. Wo m a have Rugs, Carpet and Matting for the floor, Pictures for a H the walls, Lamps for the table, Tables for the lamps, Clocks ■ S' for the shelves, Stoves for heating and cooking, Window J H Shades, Fiddles, Guitars, Banjos, Auto-harps, etc. fl 0 Our odd pieces in Leather, Wicker, Oak, Mahogouy for W A all parts of the house and for any service is unusually com- A B plete and attractive. Eg ~ Come and examine Our Stock. a p Respectfully, I 1 W. B. SUMFIERSETT j naMBBnmBna-imr.n.r... ^ P May the Holidays pass without your need of our ■ services, but being in need remember we sell 2 I Coins, Caskets and Burial Roles, Do j I Undertaking and Conduct Funerals. 2 | 8UHMER8ETT-BELL UNDERTAKING COMPANY, < || 108 West Innes Street, £ H LAST YEAR PRICES. |> aj I will save you money if you will buy your win- L y ter supplies from me. My stock is uow one of the f fj most complete in the city and having bought the f \j greater part of it before the great advance in the j. “ market, and by so doing they cost less than they f aj do now, so have marked them tor sale accordingly, t J Your time will be well spent if you give me a call be~ ! /j fore you buy. * ,^j Below you will notice proof of statement above, 1 ^ A Grey Blanket for.25c [ /I A White Blanket for.35c three for $1.00 " Other great values m Blankets from $1.50 to $10.00 per I pair. In this lot the noted Elkin Blanket is included J aj at a very low price. I (1 Big lot of Outing, Flannelettes and Flannels left over J *j from last season and the price has not been changed, so this | alone speaks for the remarkable low prices on these goods, ;■ ^ The sr. me grade of these goods this year cost the merchant j M from 2c to 32c per yard more. These prices will alBO apply j /j to our line of Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s jj *j nucrwe Tiie best 25c Ladies’ Vest in the State, real value 85c. | « Big line of Dress Ginghams at 8 1-3c, worth from 12c I \i to 15c. I Special one lot of Waist Goods, worth anywhere 15c. my | ^ price 10c. “ One lot of short lengths in Percales, regular value 12|c, | special for 10c per yard. f “ Just received, one lot of Demestic, regular value of which I aj is 8^0, my price 5c the yard. You cannot afford to miss | ?! this chanoe, it is one in a life time. | Some Very Special Bargains In ij DRESS GOODS. J 75c values for 60c. ^ 60c values for 50c. \i Several pieces of Fancy Serge Plaid, regular value any where, 85c, my price 25c. aj Some very special values in Ladies’ and Children’s Hose. .^j A 15 Cent Value for 10 Cents. m Those were bought direct from the mills and at jobber’s 119./w\ /*\ /§\ /i\ /b\ /*\ /w /d\ /f\/w\/fs ; HOT STUFF ! Specials for the COLD WEATHER for Sat urday and Next Week. Prices cut in two in the middle and set on fire at both ends. This is the bargain event of the season Read each and every item. But these are only a few of the Bargains: » ——————— *' a«B —M ■» - --— Bleaching Specials. Good grade of Bleaching at - - - - - 7 1-2c 10c grade of Poe Bleaching at - - - - 8 1-2c 12|c grade of Poe Bleaching, nice and soft - - ■ 9 "5-2c Cotton Goods Specials. Sheeeing yard wide at - - 5e Best grade of heavy sheeting worth 8£c, special at - - 7c 7-£c Light outing at - 5c 8£c Apron Gingham at - - 6c CALICO, at - - - 15c Petticoats. Extra good thing In blaok Pettiooate, nicely made at 98o I Specials in Underwear j Ladies 25c ribbed cotton vest ' and pants, special at - 19c . Childrens Union Suits at - - 25c | Ladies 50c Union Suits all si zes. good heavy weight spe I cial at - - 38c Boys heavy fleeced Union suits I worth 65c, special - - 50c I Boys heavy fleeced shirt and drawers - 25c • Mens Undershirts at • - 25c Meus'heavy Canton drawers j worth 35c, special at - 25c ' Mens 50c heavy fleeced shirts, special at 39c | Mens $1 grade heavy fleeced shirts and drawers at - 68c | --— Hosiery ' Infants black hose, 4 to 6 at 5c Childrens heavy ribbed hose, | all sizes, 10c 3 for - 25c Ladies grey hose 10c. 3 for - 25c i Mens 10c socks, tan, black red or blue at - - - 5c Mens 15c part wool socks at 10c I Mens gray socks at - - - 5c Mcns extra heavy grey socks | at 10c 3 jfor - - - 25 I Blankets I Grey & white cotton blanket, special at - - 48c ; Better cotton blankets in grey : and white at - 98 & $1.48 > Cloaks and Coat Suits. ! You can’t match U3 on cloaks We have a big stock and some ex tra good values. Give us a look. You’ll not miss anything by see ing what we have. Hot Shot Prices in Shoes We have a big 3toek of shoes, too many in some lines, and we are making prices to turn them into money quick. I Children’s coarse every day shoes | 9 to 12, worth 75c at - 59c ! Shoes 13 to 2 woath 85c - Cj©c Women’s worth $1.00 at - - 7©c Women’s Dongola cap toe fine shoes at Q8o EXTRA SPECIAL, women’s $1.48 kangaroo cap toa, every day shoes all solid insole, and will give rei 1 good wear, special at - $1.25 Men’s cap toe shoes at - ‘3.25 Brogan, extra good one, worth $1.75 at - - 1.5© Hickory calf shoes for men, every day shoe, cap or -plain toe at . $2.88 $2.5© Men’s $2.50 patent Blucher stioe, special, - SpS.iSe Men’s patent Blucher welt $3 shoe - - $2.48 Men’s $3.50 patent and gun metal, special at" - $2.9§ Men’s $4.00 patent sho«s $3.48 Bargains in Furs. All ol our stores got together and a large manufacturer made special prices to got all of our ac counts. So we are able to offer Furs at less than many pay for t-bem. 75c Fu’s for . . 48c SI 50 Furs for . . . [S9e Extra nic9 long Furs at $1.50 $1.98 and up. Christmas Goods Big stock of toys of all kinds up stairs, uow opon at lowest prices. Also lots of other Chaistmas goods for useful presents. Gloves, Handkerchiefs, Table Covers, Pil low Tops. Shears that are guaran teed, while Quilts, and lots of oth er useful articles at lowest-prices, are to be found. Clothing Special Men’s odd pants worth $1.50 and $2.00, special price . . 98c One lot of Men’s suits worth from $4 to $7.50, good, heavy winter suits, but only |one of a kind, choice $2.48 ! Men’s pants worth $8.50 . $3.00 ! Men’s pants worth $4,00. $3. SO Men’s long overcoats at . $3.48 Bt Her overcoats at . $4 98 & $8.50. ! Men’s suits extra good value $7.50 &. $10.00 Glove-All Kindss Ladies’ and Childrens’ Mittens at 10c 15c and 25c Ladies Cashmere Gloves at 25c and 48c The Best Ladies Kid Glove to lie found at price . . $1.00 Men’s and Boy’s Gloves of alt kinds and prices. Lace Curtains Nice pair lace curtains 2-J yd long at . . 4 Be $1.25 lace curtains, 3 yds long" real pretty patterns aa . 9t»c Hand Bags Nice large hand Bag at . 25c Big selection of Hand Bags at 48c aad 93c Back or side combs at . . 10c Box of paper and envelopes . 10c Millinery We can sell you a very pretiy hat now awfully CHEAP. Big reduction on all ready trimmed hats. See our 25 counter. Skirts. Heavy winter skirts worth $1 special at - - 75c Towels Nice large huch towels at . 8c Turkish bath towels at , . 10c : The Tide of Trade Flows this Way. > & * / ft \ / ft \ / ft / ft r Dear Customer : / ft ! I ' You have missed a treat if you have not been to our / ■: > store within the last few days and seen our big and splendid ft i display of Christmas goods of every description. It has ft jj l been a long while since any firm in this city has been more / \\ > careful in selecting Ohristmas Goods than we have been ft !; \ jh ? this year. We want you to come and get acquainted with ! ft |!| l our stock. Our advice is to come early, for the earlier you / > buy, the bigger variety you have to choose from. m \ | $ Trusting that we may have the pleasure of welcoming * g you, and showing you our line of Christmas goods within / S the near future, we beg to remain, S K Yours, very sincerely, £ It It It It It It * Enlargements to Order.— High Grade Por trait Work: , J.R.PEDEN, > > PHOTOGRAPHER i No. 110^ N. Main St. SALSBURY.N.C, r Children a Specialty—Every Picture Guar anteed,