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THE U ANGLIN A WATCHMAN, W«. U. STEWART, fid. and Prop Fabiiahed every Tuesday at 120 West Innes street. Entered as seconu-class matter Jan. 19th. 1905, at the post office at Salis bury, N. 0., under the act of Congress of March Bid, 1879. Salirbuby, N. C., Aug. 2, 1911. It is generally the fellow who has been chased out of a water melon patch by a faithful dog that always Bpeaks of him as a “measily oar.” Midnight prow lers don’t like dogs either. A city market: a place to buy vegetables, meats, produce, lunohes, etoleaving the restu rant keepers, grocerymeu, butch ers, etc,, without customers; a place to furnish quarters for num erous small merchants, leaving property owners without renters; a place where it is imagined Sal isbury ladies will tuck a basket under their arm and lug home a lot of provisions each day not withstanding they can save the time of “dressing up,” stay at home, telephone for what they want and have it brought to them ; a scheme whereby our county friends can be prevented from selling beef and produce from wagons and thus give the town fellows a monopoly and an oppor tunity to raise prices to the limit. Mayor Thompson has issued a card to the water consumers of Salisbury, quiet, decent people who are not violating any law and who pay for the water thev use, to discontinue the sprinkling of lawns and the waBte of water in any form, but the blind tigers who are daily violating a real law, one made by both the people and the legislature, he deliberately ignores and permits to violate the laws with impunity. The psopl are paying for so much water, are entitled to w’hat they pay for, and it is up to the town authorities and the water works p^" to furnish the liquid. No man or set of men has any right to pick out oertain laws to obey and others to violate. The mayor and aldermen Bhould enforce every law on the statute books without partiality, or resign in fL.vor of those who will, or, if they will not do this, quit asking pet ple to observe any law. If one aet of people is to be allowed to violate the laws with impunity then the rest of ns demand equal rights. This thing of trying to » gag the better element of society and give free rein to the lawless is going to prove a boomerang sooner or later. The good people of Salisbury are not going to long submit to such indignities, they pay taxes for law enforcement and protection to their lives, property and business and want their mon ey’s worth. Did yon ever hear tell of sc many investigating committees at work before? Nearly every de partment of the government seems to be in the hands of a lot of grafters who do not hesitate to take anything in sight, and, being caught with the goods, try to cover it up with smooth talk. Senator Smoot of Utah was in vestigated, Bailey of Texas and Depew of New York had close eh »ves; Senator Allison has been called before the Lorimer inves tigating committee; the Pinchot. affair, wherein the Secretary of the Interior, with, it is said, the president’s brother, Richard Taft, a beneficiary, tried to give to the Guggenheims a great area of Alaskan ooal lands worth mil lions of dollars; and Attorney General Wickersham trying to shield the Guggenheim agents; the Dr. Wiley affair in the pnre food division of the Agricultural Department, in which an effort, was being made by packers and cauners to get rid of Wiley who objeoted to their improper meth ods and adulterations, with Taft and Wilson practically taking sides with the schemers; the latest is to the effect that Vice-president Sherman’s packing plant is per mitted immunity from the law, and bribery chargee seem to be so frequent that they scarcely at tract attention. It certainly looks as though it was getting time for the people to awaken tc their interest and see to it that tneu of character be elected to of fices in the future. This seems to be a dry spell of weather out of the ordinary, The rainfall so far this year is stated to be 10.83 inches short. It is said to lie the severest Bpell since the civil war aud is causing con siderable hardship to people and stock aud has done great damage to crops. It is a common story to hear the people tell of p'anting Irish potatoes and failing to raise an amount equal to the seed planted. The same is true of onions and numerous other vege tables. The corn crop will be unusually short and many predict that cotton will also show a great deficiency. Hundreds of springs, wells, .branches and creeks have gone dry and many others aie lower than has ever been known. As a consequence of this condition many of the towns and cities throughout the state’ t.o wit: Charlotte, Greensboro. Raleigh, Salisbury and Spencer, are eh. rt on water supply and are forced to use every available means to se cure sufficient for their needs. Charlotte has been actually haul ing water in <>H tanks fr m Ashe ville and other p dnts Salisbury, in addition to us usual source of supply, lias put. in a pump at Grant Croek. ^ Numerous manufacturing p an's using electric power, have been forced to close down and others are ruining on reduced time. Just when we are to have rain suf ficient to restore norma! condi tions is not kuc wu . GrlLY A MATTER OF HONOR. Newsp:per Dead Btai Pu's a Qu stion and is Answered. Editor Watchman : I recently received a bill for subscription to a paper that had run nine months over the time paid for and want to ask you if there is any law to make me pay for it? 1 ex pected the paper to stop when the time was out but did not notify the editor to stop it. Answer in Tin-: Watchman a I think there are others who would like to understand this matter. Jasper Jackson. Tiiis is a peculiar question for an honest man to ask, ev idently our friend wants to avoid the payment of the ac count. The law on this ques tion has been tested tim - af ter time and is based on tin following sound principles: If a man receives and uses an article, whether it be a news paper, book, shoes, clothing, live stock, food, produce 01 merchandise, it is supposed he expects to pay for it and the owner of such article so received and used has a per fect right to present his lull and sue for a settlement, and. if the claim is proven, tin courts have never failed t< give judgment for the amount andcosts. It is not the edi tor’s business to read men’s minds and keep up with then expectations. He merely ex pects a man to be honest. Of course he takes a risk in send ing a paper to a dishon isl man, but he has yet to los anything by an honest man. The dead beat has about forty different yarns to tell, one of the most frequent being sim ilar to yours, but the honest man notifies the publisher on or before the date of the ex piration of his subscription, or else calls for his account PAYS IT, and then gives hit notice. it is similar to a man buy ing butter on a weekly deliv ery by the farmer. The far mer.will, of course, knowing the pay to be good, contimn to deliver the butter, but imagine his surprise and in dignation, sh uld the custom er tel! him after receiving and using the butter for thirty days, il] am not going to pay you, I expected you to stop bringing me butter after the time of our last settlement.” .No such questions are evei raised by men who expect to pay for what they get, law or no law. The honest man al ways payb up. The Votan Line leads every time VOTAN COFFEE VOTAN TEA bvt-tjr-f its kind ' .-;v« Ag tits; "W". M!. Harris Salisbury, N. C. LCopyright, 1909, by American Press Asso ciation. This matter must no. be re printed without special permission.] OSTRICH FARMING. Ostriches were first introduced into j the United States by a Dr. i rollierue in 1882, and today ns a result of the increase of this first Hock and subse quent importations the number has increased until there are several thou ■ sands located in some half dozen ranches distributed in Arizona, Cali fornia, Florida, Arkansas and North Carolina. Until lately the birds have been raised largely for exhibition pur poses, but with the establishment of the big farm at lTienix, Ariz., which now has over 1,000 birds, the industry was taken up on a commercial scale. While the birds mate for life at four years old, they do not breed satisfac torily until six or seven. A pair will produce from ten to twenty chicks a ! year, each being worth at six mouths | $100. at a year $150 and at three from : $300 to $350. A prolific pair may fetch $1,000, and exceptionally fine single j birds have been known to bring this ; amount. The feather output for a j year varies from $35 to $00 The first j plucking is made at nine months, but ; is of little value. Succeeding crops are taken every nine months. The nest of the ostrich Is a crude affair, being a hole three feet across and a foot deep in the sand scooped out by the breastbone of the bird. The usual ; clutch of eggs Is twelve to fourteen, the weight rouging from three to four pounds * each. The eggs are turned dally and hatch in about forty days. The male bird assists lu lucubatiou. going on duty promptly at 5 in the afternoon and remaining until 9 next xnorning. When hatched the chicks are about as large as a common hen. growing in height at the rate of a foot a month until seven or eight feet tall, when they weigh from 300 to 400 pounds. LIVE STOCK LOSSES. The Crop Reporter for April con tains r.'ine interesting statistics on the losses ii farm animals from exposure and disease for the year ending March 31, 1909. The loss from disease in horses was 1.8 per cent, being one tenth of 1 per cent greater than for the $ ear preceding and a like per cent less than for the ten year period. The loss in cattle from disease was 1.9 per cent, the same as for the year before, and the average for the ten year pe riod was 2.1 per cent. For the cor responding periods the losses from ex posure were 1.5, 1.2 and 1.x per cent. The loss in numbers from both causes were 2,419.279 head. Four states bore one-third of this entire loss Texas. 404.524; Iowa. 151.994; Nebraska. 181, 104, and Kansas. 100.225. The loss in sheep was 2.7 from exposure and 2.8 from disease, the total number from both causes being 3.081,148. The loss in swine was 2.761.358, entirely from disease.' the chief losses being as fol lows in the big hog producing states: Iowa. 427.000; Nebraska, 293,000; Mis souri, 228.000; Illinois, 200,000; In diana and Kansas, 155,000 each, and Texas, 115.000. THE BUSH LIMA. There is hardly a vegetable which grows in the garden that produces a finer delicacy for tin* table than t-he bush Uma bean. Yet. developed as It. Is from a tropical or semitropical an cestor. It requires a great deal of warm weather to bring it to maturity For this reason it should be planted in the warmest place in the garden, prefer ably on a southern slope or just to the south of hedge, tight fence or building. The soil should be rich and mellow and in planting the seed should be put in the soil to the depth of an inch one at a time, eye down, so that the seed will not have to twist or turn itself in 1he process of sprouting and breaking through the soil, a process in which the cotyledons are often broken off and the little plant destroyed because deprived of the nourishment which they furnish to It In the first days. Frequent hoeings to keep the soil mellow and moist will hasten the do velopment of the beans and thus in effect lengthen the season of growth. TANGLEFOOT BANDS. Orchardists in several states, more particularly the extensive fruit grow ing districts of the west, are securing very satisfactory results with “tangl® foot bands,” applications made on the trunks of the trees a short distance below the limbs of the same resinous material which Is used on the sticky fly paper, the familiar kind an un ( wary man will now and then sit down upon in a drug store window. Several coats of the composition are applied, j the mixture even during wet seasons j being effective traps for a period of ■ three mouths. The band not only traps the worms which hatch in I he tree and descend tin* trunk in search of nesting places, but it catches a ma jority of those \ l'.i« h emerge from ap ples on the ground and seek food or nesting places in the tree. Don't wait fill thi- 'usfc mi ute, but, but o mo now, and bo con vinced that wo am showing such bargains in Suit, Cases and Regs that it wilt make von wonder. Satis! ury Pawn Shop j Farmers, do not sell your produce j until you see Cf. H, Shaver j Ho has opem-d a fitst-clase gro cery store at 128 South Main i Street. That is not all, he wants part of your trade. 8 2 tf ATTRACTIVE SAUCES. Th# Average Cook Is Not Clever at Their Construction. Sauces and soups are the fine arts of j cookery, and the person who under- j takes them must understand tastes j and flavors and must possess a trained palate leach sau e should he adapted to the meat or fish or vegetable with which it is to be served A rounding tablespoonful of butter and a rounding tablespoonful of flour will thicken half a pint of liquid. Take care that your sauces are deli cately flavored. The thickest sauce pans should be used for the operation, and only wooden spoons should be used for stirring, ffcemember also that your saucepan must be exquisitely clean and fresh if you would have your sauce a success. Let the fire be clear I A NEW FRENCH SAUCE BOAT, and not too tierce. One of the com monest faults to be found with our cooking is the singular lack of variety In sweet sauces. The average cook rarely soars ah >ve “sweet melted but ter.” More often than not boiled and steamed sweets are served without sauce of any sort. A very enjoyable dish to snr!i as possess the necessary good digestion is roast pork, but roast pork, to be eaten at its best, should have for an accompaniment apple sauce. To prepare this sauce, pare, core and quarter one pound of apples and throw them into cold water to pre serve their whiteness. Put them into « saucepan with half a cupful of wa ter and boil closely covered until soft | enough to pulp. Peat them up. adding one lablespoonful of sugar and half ft 1 tablespoonful of butter. This sauce also forms a welcome addition to roast goose and duck. | Pistachio Nauc»*. Throw two ounces | of pistachio nuts into boiling wafer ! and let them reboil for a few minutes; j then shell them. Next pound them till j smooth. Mix in a basin half an ounce i of cornstarch with a little cold water; then stir into the pounded nuts and ! allow t hem to boil, stirring ail the time; then add one tablespoonful of sugar, one tablespoonful of cream, one | cupful of marsala’wine and a few | drops of vanilla extract. Strain the i saime. and it is ready. This sauce* i looks particularly attractive with a | chocolate pudding, the green sauce ; making a prottv contrast to the brown ! of the pudding If liked, milk may be j used instead of cream, and the wine may be omitted, but add instead a lit tle lemon juice and n little more water. For Phonograph Disks. In recent years the family album has been displaced from its proud po sition on the center table by the post card album. Now comes an album for phonograph records to dispute the place with the latter. This latest book is the invention of a New Yorker, and Its advantages are twofold. It not only protects the record disks from breakage, but keeps them in such shape that any one can be located in an instant. This album is made slight i ly larger than a square that would box a disk Its pages are of heavy card tmard. and around each page Is folded i I This provides a pocket oil each side of the p ise in which a record di k can !»e i kept, its name \i-dble through a chvu | lar opening. II (he disks arc kept in ; the album In alphabetical order and ! tin' pages indexed (he rinding of any | record deed red is the matter of eee ; onds, and 11:• risk of breakage is climb j rmted. Practical Coat Lining. A practical way of lining flic longer ! serge coats is to have liberty satin or silk lining the sleeves and body and I ending a eonple of inches below (he | waist line. The seams of the skirt are I bound with tine silk tape. This saves weight and makes for coolness, while | permitting the coat, no matter how close fitting, to bo slipped easily on i and off. the lining, especially when ' white, protecting ihe snowy neckwear ! and the sleeves. I __ To Mark a Key. When there are two* nr more keys on a key ring "f approximate size and ap : pea ranee draw a fib. f:y ;• the stem of the one most in ion. This makes a nick, which easily distinguishes it from th$ cdher. The little dent is ho*!or than a string or other mark, the coy being easily . recognized by it ci• ;i:,y>jn;r it through | one’s fingers' in • dark I.Al'V W ANT I’D to introduce uiir very com plete fall linexd’ wo el suitings, wash fabrics fmey w listings* silks, hdkfs . petfienals hosiery, etc. Dealing direct wdli tlie mills, our prices fare .low. Others make hum to $ e.Hi weekly—you can also Samples, i - ! stmet ious, etc. in neat case, charges pre paid. No limn y required. -Exclusive torri ;tory. l»e first to apply fur a gene, . Standard Dress Moods do., Desk' 728, .liiiigiiampton, N | V. 8**2 2t p 1 ! wPfv. v v > >; ig :w A f V* ! 0|| pc M immediate relief from liLlJ fir. Shsop's Magic OintmenL The Real Need. In fjegio households. especially in Communities where negroes term a large portion of the population, it fre queutly happens that the woman is the head of the family, being not only the breadwinner, but also the discipli narian. and in that capacity on occa sions she regards tier putative lord and master as subject to her will* 'ibis at least was the assumption of the col ored woman who was-a party to a lit tle scene emu-tod in the office of a jus tice of the peace. A man had been arrested on the Charge of heating and cruelly misus ing his wife. After hearing the charge against the prisoner the justice turned to the first witness. “Madam," he said, "if this man wore your husband and had given you a beating would you call iu the police?” The woman addressed, a -veritable amazon in size and aggressiveness, turned a smiling countenance toward the justice and answered: “No. jedge. If he was mail husban’ an* he treated me lak ho did ’is wife Ah wouldn't call uo p’liceman. No, Cfth; Ail’d call de undertaker.” — Youth’s Companion. Flexibility of English. English Is not only, as Richard Jef feries asserted, the most expressive and flexible of tongues, but also, in Swinburne’s opinion, the most musi cal. He proclaimed the lines— Music that gen tiler on the spirit lies Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes to be unmatched for melody in any language. And few would venture to contradict such a master of music and tongues. But surely French ranks next on the roll of languages. For dearness of diction it is unrivaled, and. thanks to its abundance of vow els (close on one for every consonant) if flowes rhyt limfi ally from the tongue. Against West ley's dictum, that French Is to Dorman as a bagpipe to au or gan, may be cited a saying of another famous divine, I»r. Dellinger, “L’Alle mand n’est pas une langue, rnais ceux qni parlont ce jargon se eomprennent nitre eaux”* (Dorman is not a lan guage, but those who speak this jar gon understand one another).—-London Chronicle. Facta About Giants. That very few of the giants who have ever lived have been healthy or well formed recent researches prove beyond a doubt. All we know about Goliath is that he was very rail, blit in the second book of Kings we read about another plant, who had more fingers than an ordinary human being, and. according to modern scientists, this is invariably a token of degen eracy. Marcel Donnal saw at Milan a plant who was so tall that his body filled two beds at night, but whose legs were so weak that he could hard ly staud upright. William Evans, the gigantic porter of Charles 1.. had little strength, and Cromwell's porter, an Other giant, (tided bis days in a luna tic asylum. Finally. O'Brien, the Irish giant, has been described as “an enor mous sick child who grew up tou fast.” _ Another Fake. “Did you see the ‘lightning calcu lator’ in the sideshow?” asked the old farmer in the wide straw hat. “By heck, yes,” drawled the other rum lit e, “and he was the biggest fake In the show.” “How was that?” “Why, thar was a thunderstorm go ing on while 1 was in the tent and when i asked him if he could calculate when* the lightning was going to strike he just gave me the laugh.”—Chicago News. An Ominous Symptom. “A good wife Is heaven's greatest gift to man and the rarest gem the earth holds," remarked Mr. Jarphly the other morning. “She is his joy, his inspiration and his very soul. Througli her he learns to reach the pure and true, and her loving hands lead him softly over the rough places. She ls” , “Jeremiah,” said Mrs. Jarphly sol emnly — “Jeremiah, what wickedness have you been up to now?” Doubled in Vaiue. A Missourian who bought some Texas iand and wanted to unload it told a prospective buyer that it had “doubled in value since I bought it.” “Cut.'' said the other, “you offered to sell i! to me for (he same priee you paid. How has it doubled in value?” “Well, you see. 1 gave twice as much as it was worth."— Kansas City Star. Exchange of Compliments. Maud My mamma says she can re member when your mamma kept a grocer's simp. Marie My mamma says she can re member how much your mamma owes her for groceries. The Dancjar. “It is always dangerous to try to get something for nothing,” remarked the Wise guy. “Yes, you might get what you de serve,” added the simple mug.—Phil adelphia Record. Life. Life is a burden imposed upon you by God. What you make of it, that it will be to you. Take it up bravely bear it joyfully, lay it down trium phantly.- Gail Hamilton. The Obliging Proprietor. “Won’t you please give me an or der?” pleaded the persistent drummer “Certainly.” replied the crusty pro prietor. “Get out!”—Lippincott’s. Heaven often smites in mercy, ever when the blow is severest.—Baillie. fF COMPLEXION comes from bilious impurities in the blood, and the fault lies with the liver. It is torpid. s I M M AN S RED Z^ LIVER REGULATOR (THE POWDER FORM) Is the greatest of all liver medicines. Its powerful purifying and strengthening influence is at once apparent in an unproved appetite, good digestion and a feeling of strength and energy in the body. When the system has been put in order the yellow cast in the skin gradually disappears and the complexion becomes clear and healthy. SOLD BY DEALERS. PmCE. LASSE PACKAGE. *1.00. ... .. n.i i/ __ (1,0 inhel If vou cannot get It, remit to ns, we will send 1, by i£tt£STff£2£i£2 Regulator is put up .1.0 in liquid form for tho.e who prefer it. Price $1.00 per bottle. Look for the Red Z label. ?eath From Boiler Explosion H. F, Mullens of Gold Hill, a good friend of the Watchman, was in Salisbury Saturday and gave us the following account of a fatal explosion at a sawmill in Oabarrue: As the result of a boiler explo sion at the sawmill of George P. Blackwelder in No 7 township, Miss Tina Blackwelder is dead and her father and brother, Martin, and sistnr, Lisora, are probably fatally injured. The girls were assisting Mr. Black velder in removing some slabs from the mill, when, with out warning, the boiler burst, all four being badly scalded and also injured by flying pieces of timber and machinery. Mr. Mullens stated that little hope is entertained for the recov ery of any of the injured. It is learned that -Miss Lisora Blactwolder dud from her injur ies Saturday afternoon . DR.KING’S MEW DISCOVER* Will Sorely Slop Thai Gouoh, I REID’S, j | April 1st, 1894 August 1st, 1911 | I 1 | ip Seventeen years and four mouths. The oldest 0 x dry goods and department store in Salisbury. £ I WE SERVED AND WE LIVED. | We have been located at 103 North Main St., 5 </'j for nearly eleven years. Tuesday, August 1st, we Z opened in our new store at 104 South Main Street. @ 9 We enjoy a very liberal share of tjie patronage J of the people of Salisbury, Rowan ajj || counties. # § WE THANK TH 0 _ || As for the past year this store will nSSs^onduct f| ed as a One-Price Spot Cash Store. We believe in 0 ® the casli system. We believe it is better for the 0 || buyer, we know it is the very best system for the Z ^ merchant. The cash buyer saves in value, worry, A S:J time, mistakes, misunderstandings, cents and dollars 0 > A PENNIES SAVED MAKE DOLLARS. • WORRY SHORTENS LIFE. I The cash store can and will save you both wor> 2 § ry and pennies. A We have a duplex telephone system in the new 2 S store and this will enable us to give the very best x % ’phone service in town. If you can’t come, ’phone | 114 or 115. ' * it We shall continue to give out duplicate cash (j rt tickets to be redeemed in China and fancy ware. A > Save every duplicate ticket you get. 9 The new store is now open and ready for busi* J h ness. J| It Pays to Trade at § REID’S. 1 5 © THE RIGHT PLACE TO BUY ^ 1 FURNITURE • W M ID is at J g GEO. W. WRIGHT’S. • © because his £ Soods and Prices are Right • @ and you will surely be right if || yb| you go right there for anything rW\ usually carried in a first-class, T ;r ** all right • Furniture Emporium. § He has © I FUBNXTUBETOSELL * and at prices most Reasonable. You will make a ® # mistake should you fail to give him a call when in §» m need of anything in his line. a m ----—__ Z | Undertaking and Embalming. % X, 1 here are no better undertaking parlors in the ® i State than Wright’s. He is prepared to look after €1 interment of any one and has cotlins and caskets at # prices to suit. Embalming done according to the 9 <t best and latest methods. % J Same old stand, West Innes Street. J I CEO. W. WRICHT J % m