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THE CAROLINA WATCHMAN,
SHORT LOCAL ITEMS
A H. Wertz has been mt.e
manager of the Salisbury Dry
Goods Store and T. M Rosier is
now giving his eutire attention to
hi* five and ten cent store. Mr.
Wertz has been connected with
the business for *ome time and
will no doubt give entire satisfac
tion in his new position.
The Yost re-union, which has
become an annual feature in
Southern Rowan, will be held this
year on Wednesday, August 4th.
The Yost family has wide connec
tions aud the gathering is always
well attended.
Many farmers, since the publi
cation of the schedule of special
taxes imposed by the Board of
Aldermen, have the impression
that in order to sell their produce
in Salisbury they will have to pay
a license tax. This is erroneous.
Any one who has produce of his
own raising is at liberty to sell
here as before free of tax. The
ordinance has reference to those
who buy and peddls it about the
streets
John V. Barringer, of Norwood,
was in the city last Friday and
Saturday to see Mr». Barringer,
who has just been operated upon
at the Whitehead-Stokes Sanato
rium. Mrs, Barringer is rapidly
improving.
Mrs. Mary Gormley Byrd, of
Charlotte, is visiting her auut,
Mrs Wm. H. Stewart.
John H. Peeler, of Faith went
to Concord last Friday and se
cured the contract for the granite
work on the new Locke Cotton
Mills of that city.
Ike Saunders, who make his es
cape from the couvict camp re
cently, was picked up on the
streets by Officer Eagle last Wed
nesday and returned to the roads. 1
Saunders had only a few days to
serve but by leaving he gets 80 '
days more.
Cicero Broadwell, a tenant on
the farm of A, H. Newsom, in
Providence township, is suffering
with erysipelis in his head, caused
by getting water in his ears while
in swimming.
The Antiseptic Steam Lfundry
has put in some new machinery
and changed the location of its
boilor, It is now better prepared
to serve its patrons.
The Civic Association meets in
the room over the First National
Bank to-morrow evening.
W. A. Blackwell, manager of
the Southern Hotel, is quite ill
and will be operated upon soon
The Elizabeth Steele Chapter
D. A R., will meet with Mrs. J.
P. Moore, on South Ellis Street,
this evening.
Arthur Boyd and Getty Har
el, both colored, got into a dif
ficulty Saturday night and knives
were drawn and used. Bcyd who
provoked the row was severely cut
in the abdomen, receiving a gash
about six inches in length, seven
stitches being necessary to close
the wound. In the county court
Monday morning Judge Miller
taxed each $10.00 and costs.
The marriage of Miss Annie,
daughter of professor and Mtb.
Robert G. Kizer, and W. Thomas
Boat, is announced to take place
in St. John’s Lutheran church,
Salisbury, Wednesday evening
July 28th, at eight o’clock. This
couple is composed of two of
Salisbury’s most excellent young
people. They are very popular,
highly accomplished and have the
best wishes of all our people.
Tne Globe Department Store
has a change of advertisement in
this week’s paper. Its big July
Clearance Sale is still in progress
and the low prices on all goods
are still in force. This store is
anxious to please and is offering
goods at very low prices. By read
ing the advertisement you will be
posted on the articles and prices
offered
The Salisbury Dry Goods Store
has au advertisement in this issue
of The Watchman that may 1 e of
considerable interest to shoppers
and bargain hunters. Note what
the advertisement contains.
Mrs. B. W. Hatcher organized
senior and junior Loyal Temper
ance Legions in the Methodist
church at Woodleaf last week.
Mrs. Hatcher was assisted in the
work by the pastor, Rev. E. G.
Pusey and his wife.
The M rgau Township Sunday
School Association will hold its
annual convention on Friday,
August 13th, in the Zion M. E.
church. An interesting pro
gramme has been arranged.
Mrs. Martha Russell, wife of
William Russell, of Eldorado.
Montgomery couuty, died at the
Whitehead-StokesSanatorium la6t
night from the effects of internal
cancer. She was 53 years of age
and a woman held in high esteem
by those who knew her Her re
mains were shipped to Whitiny
this morning and will be taken
thence to her home at Elderado.
The interment will take place to
morrow at the Macedonian
cemetery.
The Salisbury District Confer
ence will hold its next meeting in
the First Methodist church of
Salisbury, upon call of thePresid*
ing Elder, Rev. J. C. Rowe.
The Baracas of Salisbury held
a meeting Monday evening for the
purpose of making arrangements
to hold a union rally some time
next month.
N. J. Saleeby, formerly a resi
dent of Salisbury, was married in
Qreeusboro Sunday, Miss Adele
Saleehy, his cousin, being the
bride.
A. L. Piek'er, of the firm of
Pickier & Windsor grocers, who
was recently quarantined because
of a well devel iped case of small
pox, has been released.
Salisbury now has a Junk shop.;
It is 'ocated near the passenger
depot and is conduct'd by Max
liaue. He has an advertisement
,n The Watchman.
William A. Hannah, a native
>f Davie county and later a resi
lentsof Salisbury, now located in
Atlanta, Ga., was in the city dur-:
tig the last few days shaking
lands with friends.
L L. Cranford whose store in
Spencer was destroyed by fire last
February has rebuilt and re-stock
’d his store and is again {serving
lis pat’ons as of yore.
P. M, McGraw, who recently
noved to Lenoir, to engage in the
iverv business, was recently burn
id out. His stable and a number
if vehicles were destroyed, but
his horses were saved. Mr. Mc
Graw's loss will be heavy.
While out in a buggy the other
evening, two children of Sheriff
McKenzie narrowly missed a seri
ous accident. On South Fulton
street the horse became frightened
at a car and backed the buggy on
the track in time to mash it up
and throw out the children. The
children were slightly bruised.
Sheriff McKenzie does not blame
the railroad company for the ac
cident.
M. V. Richards, laud and In
dustrial agent, of the Southern
Railway Company, addressed a
gathering of citizens last Thurs
day night at the opera house. Mr.
Richards is a very entertaining
speaker and presents a number of
hard facts which people need to
know and act upon. One of the
best pleaB he made, was for the
people of the town to get closer to
those in the country. He made a
flue talk and deserved a much
larger audience.
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Arcadia Couple Married at Spencer.
Miss Sallio Zimmerman, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Zim
merman, of Arcadia, Davidson
county, who had been visiting at
the home of J. R. ThomaB and C.
W. Smith, in Spencer, and L. C.
Ripple, a prominent merchant alBO
of Arcadia, were married at the
Methodist parsonage late yester
day afternoon, Rev. R. D. Sher
rill officiating. The marriage was
quite a surprise to the friends of
the couple, as Mr Ripple had just
came over for a Sunday visit.
The couple took the train for Lex
ington and thence to Arcadia,
their future home.
Big Times at 3eik Harry Co's.
The Belk-Harry Co’s Clearance
Sale is now in full blast, the store
is jammed with customers and
goods are being purchased by the
armful. Mr Harry says they are
having the biggest sale in the his
tory of the store. They have the
right bind of goods, the prices are
right and yon get a square deal
when trading with this popular
firm. Their big advertisement
appears again this week, so all
who are in need can learu of the
low prices offered and take advan
tage of this big sale.
Jonded Warehouse Broken Into.
The bonded warehouse of Pat
rick Thrash, formerly the proper
ly of the late M. L. Bean, was
aruken into recently. Sunday
morning Mr. Thrash was notified
ay phone that his storage ware
aouse had been entered, where
lp ii a search was made and three
Darrels of whiskey, was found hid
ien in the woods nearby. Some
ane had been to the warehouse
with a wagon which was tracked
10 a house near by in which a ne
»ro lived who owns a mule and
wagon, and he was arrested on
suspicion, Late yesterday eve
ning Sheriff McKenzie was noti
fied by phone that one Dolph
Pharr, a resident of Union Hill, a
negro settlement Dear Thrash’s
warehouse, was seen acting in a
suspicious manner. The sheriff
notified Deputy J. H. Mingus,
who soon had Pharr in hand and
brought him to town this morn
ing being charged with with assist
ing in the robbery.
Mr. Spry is Improving.
Hirau Spry, a worthy citizen of
the Woodleaf neighborhood, whose
mind became unbalanced while
on a business trip to Mocksville
last week, was turned over to
Sheriff McKenzie last Thursday
and is now confined in the ward
for the insane. It was at fiist
thought that Mr. Spry would be
sent to the State Hospital at Mor
ganton, but as he is improving it
is now thought such a step is un
necessary. About five years ago
Mr. Spry had a sunstroke and was
then similarly affected and, being
out in the sun during th9 hot
days of last week, it is thought ht
had a return of his old trouble
and wiil soon be himself again
He has the sympathy of manj
friends •
After the Automobile Speeders.
Efforts are being made to eu
force the city ordinance limiting
the speed of automobiles to a speec
of ten miles an hour. Automo'
biles are being stopped and th<
drivers are being informed of th<
new regulations, and those whc
ignore the speed limit, are taker
before the County Court for trial
Several have already put in a fev
plunks for the school fund and i
is expected that there will be oth
ers. This is a very wise ordinanci
and should be respected.
Feldman’s a busy Place.
Why? because he gives the peo
pie bargains. He has been ver;
busy disposing of his summe
clothing. You can save 50 pe
cent. Read his advertisement or
page 8 of to-day’s paper, it ex
plains more.
The tax collectors are now mak
ing some vigorous efforts to col
lect and straighten up thei
books.
Salisbu:ians But an Insurance Co.
A number of Salisbury’s enter
prising citizens have purchased
the controlling interest in the
Scotish Fire Insurance Co., of
Charlotte. The deal was made
last week and the Saturday morn
ing Observer has the following in
reference thereto •
The Scottish Fire Insurance
Company, of this city, has been
sold—that is a majority of the
stock and therefore the control of
it—to Salisbury gentlemen, head
ed by Messrs. N. B, McCauless,
J. K Link, C. L. Welch, J. D
N iraiood and associates, and at a
meeting of the directors Wednes
day night, certain of the
old officers and eight directors re
signed and new officers and new
directors were chosen in their
stead. The new officers are
Messrs. N. B. McCauless, presi
dent;!. K. Link, first vice-presi
dent; C, L. Welch, second vice
president; !. D. Norwood, treasur
er, all of Salisbury, and !. F.
Flowers, of Charlotte, secretary
and general manager. Messrs. !.
0. Ellingiou, of Fayetteville; A.
L. Bullock, of Howland, are also
vice-presidents. The new directo
rate includes, in addition to the
officers, the following named: W.
i A. McCauless, T. C. Linn and !.
j S. McCubbins, of Sa'isbury.
I 6<U»»
Professor of English at Mount Pleasant.
D. B Welsh has accepted the
chair of English in Mount Pleasant
Collegiat9 Institute. He is an A.
B. and M A , graduate of Roanoke
College, and was tutor in that in
stitute, session 1908-’9. Mr.
Welsh is a nephew of the late
Capt Wiley Barrier who is well re
membered in North Carolina as
one of the leading educators of
his day.
I The Institute is one of the
strong schools of the state and en
1 joys a distinct reputatation for
I thorough work and wholesome in
fluence on young life. Rowan has
always b;en a good patron of this
school, and our boys and young
men can not go to a better. Re
: ports from the Institute are high
Jly encouraging and indicate a
j large attendance for next session.
Wanted —you to know Mrs. Dr.
| Moore will be at Dr. Fox’s of
fice THURSDAY. July 22d, from
8:30 a m., to 5:30 p.m. One
; day only. Ri member the date. It
’ Sewing Machines Adjusted.
If your sewing machine is not giving
satisfaction, needs cleaning up and ad
. justing, drop me a eard.
Seven years experience, and
r all work guaranteed.
r A full line of sewing machine supplies
t yji Mil iviiiuD ua an nittKea Kept in StOCK
Good second hand ma
chines of all makes for
sale, cheap.
Get my prices on the Kimball Organ,
r C. W. HARRINGTON,
7 20 2t China Grove, N. C
All Sumner Goods must |o
Men, Your Choice of any of
our $10, $12.50, $15,00,
$18.00 and $20.00 Sum
mer Suits at $6.88, $7.88
$8.88, $9.88 and $10.88.
Included in this lot are ma
terials of all wool plain and
fancy Serges, Light Grey !
Worsteds, Dark Cheviots, also
all the new shades of Tans, ;
Browns, Greens, Olives, Lons
don Smokes, Mouse colors and
you get these suits in all the
latest single and double
breasted models with all the
fancy cuffs, pockets, etc., etc.
Sizes 14 to 20 for youths,
33 to 46 chest for men.
These prices wil! move them
Men, Your choice of any of
our $3 00, $3 50, $4 00,
$5 00 and $6 00 Summer
Trousers at$1 88, $2 38,
$2 88, $3 38 and $3 88.
Included in this lot are ma
terials of the new broad strip
ed, shadow effect worsteds,
cassimers and serges, cut in
the very newest styles, ex
treme peg top or medium,
with fancy flaps, belt loops
either cuff or plain bottom.
Every waist measure from 28
to 50. Every inseam measure
from 28 to 36.
I 125 S. MAINST. FELDMAN, SALISBURY, N C. 111
SPECIA
Smith Says
For Pure drugs,
Pi escripkion ac- I
curately tilled,
and anything in
an up-to-date
drug store at
lowest prices
call at
SMITH DRUG STORE,
or phone 133.
Formerly tfi-j T. W. Grimes Drug Co.
_ 2-16 timo
Why not Patronize us?
We Are The Cheapest.
We have Weather Boardings
for $1,00 to $1 75. Flooring
from $1.50 to $2,50. Ceiling
from $1,00 to $2,00.
We make all kinds of molding
and turned work at prices reas
onable.
Phone 405. chestnut hii.l.
Goodman Lumber Co.
I
The Queen of Fashion
Richest and choicest creations are mos
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the Standard Rotary.
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Ladies
When you are in need of a sewing mt
chine, you no doubt intend to give tli
matter intelligent consideration an
should buy one which will last a lift
time, the Standard Rotary.
Yon Owe It to Yourself
to learn how the Standard Rotary wi
do more and better work, in less tint
and with more real comfort and plea
ure than any other machine made.
Send for circular.
The Standard Sewing Machine Co,,
For sale by Atlanta, G
T. E. WITHERSPOON & CO.,
1 Salisbury, N. c.
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, Seattle,
Wash. June 1st to October 1st, 1903.
For the above occasion the
Southern Railway announces ex
tremely low rates for the round
trip Rate of $84.75 will apply
from Salisbury, N. C. Same
I round trip ’ ate will apply from
I nearly all points in North Caro
lina.
Tickets on sale daily until Sept.
29th, with final limit October
31st, Passengers allowed t” go via
one direct route, and return via
another direct route without ad
ditional erst. It will cost $15.00
additonal to go or return through
California, one way.
For further information call on
your depot agent, or write
R. L. VERNON, D. P. A.,
Charlotte, N. C.
THIS NORTH CAROLINA
College of Agriculture and
Mechanic Arts.
The State’s college for vocation
al training. Courses in Agricul
ture and Horticulture; in Civil,
Electrical and Mechanical Engi
neering; in Cotton Milling and
Dyeing; in Industrial Chemistry.
Why not fit yourself for life by
taking one of these courses?
Address
D. H, HILL, President,
6 8 15t pd West Raleigh, N. C.
PERCHERON STALLION AND JACK,
I have a fine Percheron Stallion and a
splendid thoroughbred jack at my sta
bles, 2 miles west of Faith on the road
to China Grove,where they can be found
all the week except on Saturdays. Sat
urdays I w'ill be in Salisbury in the lot
at Grubb’s stable. MOSES EAGLE.
4-13 tf
THE NORTH CAROLINA
State Normal and
Industrial College
Maintained by the State for the Women
of North Carolina. Four regular
Courses Lading to Degrees. Special
Courses for Teachers. Fall session be
gins September 15, 1909 Those de
siring to enter should apply as early as
possible. For catalogue and other in
formation address
J. I. FOUST, Pres., Greensboro, N. C.
8-22-10t-pd
THE
Summersett Undertaking Go.,
108-110 W. Innoss St.,
Salisbury, IV. C.,
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y Carry a full line of Caskets, Cof
fins and Burial Robes. Latest im
proved equipments consisting o
„ Hearses, Casket Wagons, Churcl
| Trucks, etc.
Special attention given to al
calls, day or night, by their un
dertakers, Mr. T. W. Summerset
s- and Mr. R. M. Davis.
Phone calls: day, 224; night
529 or 201.
a.
Embalming a Specially.
Re-Sale ol Real Estate.
Pursuant to a judgment of the Super
ior Court made in the Special proceed
ing entitled “C. F. Atwell, Lula Safrit
Atwell, J, H. Carroll, Janie Carroll and
John Safrit vs John Hill, Henry Hill,
Maggie Hill, Amanda Hill, Michael
Hill, Jennie Hill, James Hill, W. A.
Albright, Maria E. L. Albright,George
Hill, Sallie Hill and Rebecca Hill”, the
undersigned commissioners, appointed
by said Court in said proceeding will
sell at.public auction, for cash, to the
highest bidder, at the Court House
Door in the City of Salisbury, on
Monday, July the 19th, 1909,
at 12 o’clock M., eight-ninths undivid
ed interest in and to one tract of land
lying and being in Litaker Township,
Rowan County and known as the Wash
ington Hill lands, adjoining the lands
of John Rendleman and others, and
bounded as follows:—Beginning at a
stake, a corner formerly of Huy Hill’s
and runs 60 West of South 66 poles to a
hickory, John Rendlemen’s corner;
thence South 23 East 59 poles to a post
oak, said Rendleman’s corner; thence
North 40 West 57 poles to a black oak,
said Rendleman’s corner: thence West
4 North 34 poles to a Spanish oak, said
Rendleman’s corner; thence South 110
poles to a post oak, thence East 160
poles to a stake; thence North 136
poles to the beginning, containing 97
acres in the entire tract. For back
title reference is made to deed register
ed in the Register’s Office of Rowan
County in Book No. 41 page 288. Sale
will be left open 10 days for a 10% bid.
The purchaser on day of sale will be
required to pay down 10% of the pur
chase price and if he does not a re-sale
will be immediately had, and if a 10 per
cent bid shall not be placed within 10
days then the amount deposited will be
credited on the purchase price, other
wise it will be returned. Bidding to
begin at $1275.00.
This June 18, 1909.
P. S. CARLTON and KERR CRAIHE,
Commissioners.
NORTH CAROLIN A, J In the Superior
Rowan County ( Court.
William McGowan 1 Sale of Real
vs •< Estate Under
S. J- Poarch. ( Execution
By virtue of an execution, in attach
ment proceedings, directed to the un
dersigned ffrom the Superior Court of
Rowan County in the above entitled
action, I will, on
Monday, August the 2nd, 1909,
at 12 o’clock M,, at the
Court House door in the City of Salis
bury, sell to the highest bidder for
cash, to satisfy said execution, all the
right, title and interest which the said
S.J. Poarch, the defendant, had on May
17th, 1909 or now has in the following
described real estate:
One house and lot in East Spencer
about 320 feet South of Long Street
and on the Southeru extension of Spen
cer Avenue and bounded as follows:
Beginning at a stone on Southern St.,
running thence N. 57 E. 50 feet to a
stone; thence S. 38J4 E. 138)4 feet to a
stone Newkirk’s line; thence with this
line S. 57 W. 40 feet to a stone; thence
N. 38)4 W. 144 feet to the beginning,
being lot No. 30 on the Haden and Hei
hg map, and fuller description refer
ence is hereby made to deed registered
in the Register’s Office in Book 90 page
326. This being the house and lot for
merly occupied by S. J. Poarch.
Also another lot adjoining the above
and fully described by metes and
bounds in Deed registered in the Reg
ister’s Office of Rowan County in Book
90 page 324. The same being a vacant
lot and being 40 feet front and running
back about 138 feet. Reference is
hereby made to both of said deeds for
full description, metes and bounds.
The house on the first lot has five
rooms and is in good condition and well
located. The above property will be
sold under attachment proceedings and
the purchaser will get a good title to
the same subject to a mortgage of
about $475.00 due H. H. Swicegood,
Terms of sale: CASH.
This June 22nd, 1909.
J H. McKENZIE,
Sheriff of Rowan County.
Default having been made in the pay
ment of the indebtness secured by that
certain Mortgage Deed of Trust execu
ted by R. M. Overcash and Virgie A,
E. Overcash to B. B. Miller on the 10th
day of April 1908 and recorded in book
number 32 page 233 of Rowan county
Record of Mortgages, the undersigned
trustee, pursuant to the terms of said
mortgage, and under the power therein
contained, will, sell at public outcry to
the highest bidder for cash at the
court House door in Salisbury, North
Carolina on
Monday, August 2,1909,
at twelve o’clock M., the following real
property, to wit:
About one fourth mile East of the
old Bethpage church, in Atwell Town
ship, on the new public road from Kan
napolis to Enochville, and, under the
survey contained in the deeds of C. J.
Di al recorded in book 95 pages 426 and
428 of Rowan county Record of Deeds,
described as follows; beginning at a
stake on the old line thence North 20
West 29.75 chains to a stone, thence
l ast 75 links to a persimon, thence
North 20 West 20 chains to a hickory,
thence West 17 chains to a hickory,
thence south 7 chains to a stake, thence
46de E. 8.50 chains to a small willow’ in
the ditch, thence south 40 chains to a
stake, thence south 76 de. East 8.50
chains to the beginning containing tifty
acres more or less.
This the 26th day of June, 1909.
B. B. Miller, trustee.
Notice ot Sale Under Execution.
North Carolina, 1 In the Superior
Rowan connty. J court.
D.M. Miller, )
vs. >■ Notice of Execution of
G. G. Poole ) sale.
By virtue of an execution directed to
the undersigned from the Supeiior
court of Rowan county in the above
entitled action, I will on
Monday, the 2nd day of August, 1909,
at 12 o’slock noon at the court house
door of said county, sell to the highest
bidder for cash to satisfy said execution
all defendant’s 1-5 undivided right,
title and interest in and to the follow
ing described real estate, to wit:
Beginning at east corner of the Sal
isbury Graded school lot on Ellis st.;
thence N. 45 E. 63 ft. toastake; thence
N. 45 degs. W. 75 ft. to a stake on W.
i N. C. Railroad ; thence with the rail
road N. 72 degs. W. 126 ft. to the line
1 of the Graded school lot; thence S. 45
E. 194 ft. with line of said lotto the be
ginning. The same being and laying in
, the North ward of the town of Salis
bury, N- C. Said property is subject,
however, to two mortgage trust deeds
aggregating $190 00 due and payable
5 on the 1st day of July, 1909.
This 21st day of June, 1909.
J. H. McKENZIE,
, sheriff of Rowan county,
Land Posters for sale at The Watoh>
man office, 10 cents per dozen.

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