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THE CAROLINA WATCHMAN.
Local News Items. Prof. James Wrenn is prepar ing to hold a Kirmess in Charlotte next Monday and Tuesday. Mrs. J. P. Moore and Miss Bessie Hen derson, of our town, will take part, having the parts of Diana and Cleopatra respectively. On last Thursday John T. Laney, formerly of Rock Hill, S. C., .who now conducts a boarding house in the old Swicegood build ing, entered the store of the Brown.-Palmer Clothing Co., and engaged in an altercation with W. S. Biaekmer, -from whom he rents, finally becoming very violent and threatening -in bis attitude, so much so that-his arrest was later caused, In the*mayor's court the next morning he was fined $5 and placed under a bond of peace in the sum .of $250, Whiskey is probably the cause of his disorder ly conduct. Messrs. F, M. Thompson anc D. J. Miller left la** Thursday foi Florida to spend, the remadndei of the winjter. it Rev. John Wakefield, fermerlj of this plaoe, was installed super intendent of Barium Springs Or phanage! I®8* Wednesday, vice Rev. R. W.’ Boyd, who resigned on account of ill health. Mr. Boyd will be field agent for the in stitution. A. H. Priee, Esq., formerly as sistant district attorney for the Western district of North Caro lina, who has been located in Jacksonville, Fla., for . the past year, will return to Salisbury to resume the practice of law. Kerr Craige, son of the late Kerr Craige, and Stahle Linn,.son of T. C. Linn, Esq,, have been licensed to practice law by the Su preme Court of North Carolina. It is a very remarka ile fact Sal. isbury now has an occasional drunk. It ia rumored in railroad circles "that the passenger crews between Washington and Atlanta will shortly change in Salisbury in stead- of Charlotte. We trust this is tree, as it would bring a® num ber tof desirable residents to Sal ymessrB. itugene and Jtmmett /Thompson haye given the contract for'the erection of an auto garage on the corner of Lee and Fisher streets. John Kennerly, the con tractor, is placing material and exjSSCts Sp begin work as soon as thef*eather permits. The build ingffwill be a substantial brick structure. At the home of the bride’s mother! Mrs. J. F. Stansill, at Milj Bridge, this county, last. Wednesday afternoon, Miss Belle Erwin was married to Prof. A. W, Lemmond. of Spartanburg, S. C., Ren Walsh, of Thyratira Presby terian church performing the ceremony. They will live in Spartanburg. Salisbury Council No. 272 Royal Arcanum celebrated its S7th an niversary Monday night by speeches and refreshment*. The speaker* wars Hon, Tbeo. F. Klattz, Rev. J. M. L. Lyerly, of Crescent, Jas. H. McKenzie, Theo, Buerbaum and John A. Ramsay. Col, Z P. Smith, editor or tne American, the national organ of the Junior Order United Ameri can Mechanics, made an adoress on the principles of the order at the tfourt house last night. He will speak on the same subject at Speticer tonight. Chas, A. Kluttz, through hit counsel, Jas. Horah, Esq,, hae instituted suit against the owner of Meroney’s Theatre for eject ment at the play, the Ham Tree Monday night. He was forced bj an usher to give up a seat foi whihh he claims he paid and held a coupon. Cowan Barber, a well known cit izeu of Cleveland township, diet at bis home near Cleveland Tues day of pneumonia, after ar illness of about a week. Hi was about 60 years old and leave a wife and five children. He wa buried at Christ’s church, nea: Cleveland. Mrs. John R. Walton died a her home in East’Salisbury Tues day tnorning,.gfi pneumonia, am her f funeral (wafr ’held 'at Uhioi church, th« county, today. Sh leaves a husband and three smal childjea,^ , -iThe Yadkin passenger trail which has been leaving at 8:40 ti m. is now held for southbounc No. 33 which arrives at 9 :08 a. in. if the latter is not late. Thii will prove a great convenience t< i passengers from the north wh< want to take the Yadkin train. Jno. M. Beall, who with hn family, has been visiting hii father, Capt. T. B. Beall, has re turned to his post of duty. Hii family will remain in Salisbur] for some time. In his address before the mem' 1 bers of the Virginia Legislature Governor Glenn said that if his mouth ‘‘were closed to utterances against the liquor traffic he would resign his gubernatorial position tomorrow and renew, his fight against the monster drink as a private individual.” A small blaze in the boiler room of the Vanderford Hotel, Friday night, caused an alarm of fire and some excitement for the time. It was extinguished however before the firemen ar rived. Mrs. Richard Henderson, who has been critically for some time past, has improved so much that her recovsry now seems certain. Owing to a defect in the steam heating of the opera house last Wednesday night “The Heir to the Hoorah’1 company failed to keep its engagement to the disap pointment of all those who had purchased seats for same. A. H. Pool, engineer on the Southern yards here, who has been confined to his home for some time with a mashe J foot, is able to be out again, we are glad to learn. Mrs. M. E. Blalock, of Nor wood, daughter of the late R. H. Cowan, last week, sold her inter est in the Cowan farm, on the Linclonton road six miles west of Salisbury, to J. M. Yost, of that neighborhood, the consideration being $1,800. The tract contain ed 75 acres. The managers of. the Yadkin Valley Fair Association the past week mailed checks to all those who took premiums at the fair last October. They mailed with the checks also a note explaining their delay in paying the pre miums, on account of the records of the assoc ation being destroyed by fire. A counterfeit silver dollar of date 1899, is-being circulated in Salisbury and Spencer. It is thought that a good many of them are in circulation. Officers are working on the case. Detective R. L. Earnhardt left Tuesday evening for Gold Hill where he will spend a few days on some special cases which he is looking after. -- New Advertisements. W. B. Summersett, the furni ture dealer, has a new ad to-day. Belk-Harry Co has just closed a record breaking sale, but still have a lot of good good at reduc tion sals prices. Grimes, the druggist, says what he has to say in a new ad this week. Read what he says. The Summersett Undertaking Co., is ready to serve you when in need. They will please you. The Empire Department Store Co., which does business in the new store building on the corner of South Main and Bank streets, has an interesting ad in today’s Watchman, and offer some splen did article at very low figures. This firm is entirely reliable and trustworthy. You can be assured of good treatment and a square deal. See its ad. Jacob Ifeldman wants to sell you an overcoat, a suit of clothes, a pair socks, or something else. Go see him and buy yourself rich. V. Wallace & Sons, probably the largest clothing dealers in the State, have a change of ad in this paper. They are offering most all kinds of men’s and boys’ furnish ings at cost, you means an oppor 1 tunity to save money. | Suffering and Dollars Saved. ■ E. S. Leper, of Manila, N. Y., says: "I am a carpenter and havf had many severe cuts healed bj Bucklen’s Arnica Salve. It haf I saved me suffering and dollars. II ! is by far the best healing salve 1 3 have ever found.” Heals burns 1 sores, ulcers, fev^r sores, eczerm and piles. 25o at all druggists, v > WILEY EARNHARDT KILLED. !■ An iDd Veteran Struck by a Train Monday Evening Near Rockwell. 1 Monday evening while Wiley ’ Earnhardt, an old veteran and one of the county’s leading farm ers, was walking beside the rail i road track, just this side of Rock i well, he was struck by the even ing passenger train, which leaveB Salisbury at 4 o’clock, and Jdied from the results at 8:80 on the same evening. Whether f Mr. Earnhardt heard a signal from the engine is not known, at any rate he was unaware of the ap proach of the train and as he walked beside the track, in pass ing, the step on the engine, which projects some, struck him i;i the back of the head, knocking him unconscious, in which condition he remained until death relieved his sufferings. He was picked up by the train crew and carried to Rockwell and was later brought to Salisbury, on the next incoming train, and taken to the Sanitor ium, where he was given the best surgical and medical attention, but to no avail. Mr. Earnhardt’s remains were prepared for burial and carried to Gold Hill yester day evening, where the funeral and interment will take place today. Mr. Earnhardt was about seven ty years of age and spent his life on the farm with the exception of four years’ service in the 1st North Carolina Regiment during the ci vil war. He was a good citizen, a faithful member of St. Peter’s Lu theran church and a brave soldier. He leaves a wife, three children two boys and one girl, and two brothers to mourn his loss. His brothers are Robert L. Earnhardt, of Salisbury and Henry Earn hardt, of Gold Hill. Rowan Superior Court in Session. Rowan Superior Court opened Monday with Judge Council pre siding. In his charge the judge spoke of the necessity of a modern court house for Rowan county aud also to physiciaus failing to re port cojitagious diseases to the County Superintendent of Health. A large number of trivial cases ou the criminal docket have been disposed of none of them being of special interest. The grand jury returned true bills for murder in the case of Tiddy Bostian who shot Frank Harris in a Council street barber shop last December, and aiso in the case of Will Burns who killed Charles Neal near town in Jauuary, all the parties being negroes. The grand jury is composed of the following gentlemen : C, A. Linn, foreman; W M. McCombs, Jr., J. C. Kluttz, R B. Bailey, Paul C. J, Barger, Joel A. Lowder, John A. Locke, C. H. Leonard, G. B. Ketchie, J C. Jul ian. J. T. Yarbrough, M. E. Mc Knight, W, H. Burton, T. J. Lof tin, J. F. Livengood, R. S. Walk er, 0. E. Ludwick aud L. A. Ed dleman. P. H. Thompson Has Great Scheme in Land, P. H. Thompson a wealthy real estate dealer of Salisbury, was here yesterday and left this morn ing at 1:20 after making a busi ness deal that is colossal in laud, circles. Mr. Thompson has effected a trade with South Boston land owners whereby he comes into po session of 1200 ocres of land near Rougemont. It will be used for speculative purposes and it is not the intention of the Salisbury syn dicate to build a city there. A large portion of it will most likely be used lor a few years as a cattle ranch, the exact purpose of the men not yet being disclosed. Mr. Thompson was accompanied by Walter Me CanlesB,ex- Trinity, 1910. Young McCanless is a horseman and a trader whose /youth supports a-swaper’s head j that can give the old ones point : ers. ■ It is not necessary to add that a | man with money enough to pur chase 1200 acres of land, has too I much sence to tell what the con sideration was.—Durham Herald. Stop that tickling Cough ! Dr, Shoop’s Cough Cure will surely stop it, and with perfect safety. It is so thoroughly harmless, that Dr. Shoop tells mothers to usa nothing else even with very young babies. The wholesome green leaves and tender stems of a lung healing mountainous shrub fur nish the curative properties to Dr. Shoop's Cough Cure. It ca!ms the cough, and heals the sensitive bronchial membrane. No opium, no chloroform, nothing harsh used to injure or suppress. , Demand Dr. Shoop’s Take no other. Grimes Drug Co. We have received T. W. Wocd & Sods’ Sepd Catalogue, for 1908. It is one of the handsomest and most complete of seed cataloges. This catalogue is particularly val uable in the information that it gives about southern Beeds and southern crops, and should be in the hands of all *our gardeners and farmers. It will be mailed free, upon request to T. W. Wood & Sous, Richmond, Va. 1 Lot Calicoes at. . 4c 10c Dark Outings at. 74c 1 Lot Cotton Flannel at... 4c 1 Lot Cotton Flannel at... 5c 10o Cotton Flannel at... 74c 10c Grey Skirt Flannels at 74o 10c Flannelettes reduced to 74c ^ Lot Light Outings. 7c Big Bargains in Embroider ies at.5 and 10c 1 Lot Blankets at, per pair, 50c 1 Lot Blankets at, per pair, 55o $1 25 Blankets Reduced to, , per pair,. . 98c $2 00 Blankets Reduced to, per pair. $1 19 $1 00 Comforts reduced to. 89c $1 49 Comforts reduced to $1 19 10c Bleached Domestic and Cambric reduced to..... 74c Good Unbleached Domestic 5c 1 Good Bed Ticking at 124 & 15c Dotton Batting, two for.. . . 5c 10 bales sowing cotton for. 5c 1 Spools Machine Cotton for 5c Men’s, Ladies’ and Child The Empire Department Store Co, jCor. Main and Bank Sts. Subscribe for THE WATCHMAN and Get One. The Carolina Watchman, Most Widely-Read Newspaper, has just completed arrangements whereby it can present to every one paying ONE DOLLAR IN ADVANCE for a full year’s subscription, one o the handsome and substantial knives illustrated below. R1 $1.50 FOR $1.00. THE WATCHMAN, one’.full year.., .$1.00 Your choice of any one of the good strong knives illustrated below, retail price, .50 Total retail price. $1.50 Our price for both, paid in advance, $1.00 Order by Number. A A 130 131 144 331 333 343 34-.* These Knives Retail for 50 cents anywhere and are fully worth the price and Qua” “osTmake? “7 km"* °f 6qUal retail 1*“ “4. with careful me. wM oufct We give a full year’s subscription to THE WATCHMAN and your choice of one hese knives to every one who pays a year’s subscription IN ADVANCE » ^f*^:ff^^rE3S5,ssus?saiS5,n-mt °"o,lb^write’ ^ ^"REMEMBER, this offer is made only to those who pay Si.00 in advance SeJd'your onrderrreby mad? Soring Sn^Lderl^he&SsSo^ill? ScSat oSf ’ THE CAROLINA WATCHMAN. SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA. »g" — ■ — --> FOR DYSPEPSIA DIGESTS WHAT YOU EAT Stomach, Belching o! Gaa, eta For Backache-Weak Kidneys try DsWitt's Kidney & Bladder Pilit-Sure and Sale PREPARED ONLY AT THE LABORATORY OP E. C. DeWITT 6c COMPANY. CHICAGO. ILL. For sale by James Plummer and all Druggists. 18 Grimes, Says: 1 Polite Service. The public is entitled to it. It expects po lite attention and we make it our special con cern that patrons shall not be disappointed. Don’t hesitate to come in. Should you mere ly want a stamp or a glance at our directory. - * fgg| We are glad to have you get in the habit of llf coming in when you want anything, no mat- &i£s| ter what it is. You will be sure of pqlite at tention. Come in and ask us about the things that you see displayed in our window. We want your trade. Largest Stock, Low- g \ est Prices at GRIMES DRUG STORE, 126 N. Main St, SALISBURY, N. C. ren s last black nose tor, per pair,. . .?.. 9c 3ood Towells for, each. 5c l Lot men’s and boys'^ caps 25c l Lot small boys’ suBpend ers at, per pair. Ec Ladies’ Heavy Knit Vests and Pants, per garment . 19c Ladies’ Fascinators at. . 10c, 15c and 25c Ladies’ Knit shawls,. 25 & 50c Big Line Ladies’ Handker chiefs . 5c Rugs 36x72, $2 50 value, re duced to... . $189 1 Lot 60c Wool Dress Goods Reduced to. . 29c $1 00 and $2 00 Ladles’ and ~ , children’s hats reduced to 39c ; $2 50 and $4 00 ladies’ hats reduced to. . $1 00 $4 00 and $5 00 Ladies’ hats reduced to. . . . . $1 50 i Choice of any hat in our Store for. $2 00 Furs. We are almost giving away furs, are certainly loosing on them. Special price at.$1 00 and up. Ladies’ and Chil dren’s Coats Are all being sold at a big sacrifice. Ladies’ Suits In the newest and best styles. ’Special prices range from $5 98 to $20 00 It will pay you to visit our store whenever you come to Salisbury, as we are having special sales every day.