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— of interest to ALL OF OUR READERS. i — - * John D. Keueriy the ooutrao tor, has began the work of re modeling and improving the Wa ohovia Bank building. The build iug will be ot.e of the handsomest in the city when completed. The Mastnic picnic at Mocks Villa last Tnnrsdav was largely attended us usual Quite a num ber from Salnbury and R.wuu County were present. The handsome residence of Thus B. Crawford of Winston Salem, at one time a resident of Salisbury, was damaged to the extent of $5 000 by fire last week , A Negro by the name of Isiah Riudlewas arrested last Thurs day morning charged with having brokeu into the Brown Drug store at Grauite Quarry. He entered by breaking a rear window and stole mousy from the cash drawer He had hid some of it under a rock near the store and t fter be ing arrested confessed his guilt at d told where the money wa9 He was given a h'armg in the Couuty court, aud plead guilty and was put under a $500 bond to await the uext sessi in of the Row an Superior Court the lower court not having jurisdiction. The Frankiiu Township Sunday Sohool Couveutiou is being held at Gay’s Chapel today, the Unity Convention will I e held Friday at Unity Presbyterian Church, and the China Gmve convention will he held at Mt. Zion Reformed Church, China Grove Sunday. The Unity Township Sanday Sohool Convention will be held at Unity Presbyterian Cnurch, Fri iUy, August 20tb. A basket pic i ic will be held and an intere. t lug program has been arranged, Wade Simmons, a N“gro, was! caugbt stealing roasting ears from a fl>ld on Ed. Davis’ farm just ! west of the city early oua morn last week. He was giveu a hear ing iu the couuty court and got tour mouths for larceny and two months for carrying a conoealed weapon. The Confederate veterans of Cabarrua Couuty held their ai - nual re union Tuesday, August 10th. j T ; ■> 4 h Do. C ast Artillery Corps V: o S iligliury military or g‘ni? t i), which has bepn a K rt Caswell for eeveial week for drill practice with big gam and inspection, returned hom< Sunday night. The company ii officered by W. S Blackmer captain; VV. L. Ross, 1st lieutm aut; T, B. Marsh Jr , seoonc lieutenant, and is largely com posed of new men, having beer recently reorgauiz-d. The boyi showed u;> well aud it is be linved made high marks for effi ciency. i E. Walter Tatum, who hat taken much interest in the Baraca Philathea movement, was elected national reoretary by the conven tion recently held at Los Angeles, Cal. This makes Mr. Tatum a member of the executive commit tee of the world-wide Baraoa Philatbea movement and is quite an honor deservedly imposed James Williams, aged shout 30, an employee at the Salisbury gaB plant of the N. C Public Service Company, died at his home on East Kerr Street Tuesday, Au gust 10th, from the effects of ty phoid fever He oame here from Y rkville, S. C. V Wallaee & Sous, who recent ly purchased the Wooley Gibson stock of clothiug in Cuarlotte have decided to oontinue the bus iness there and have assigned the management of this new liuk iu their ohauge of stores to Wheeler Whitlook, an industrious, enter prising and deserving native of Salisbury. The State Council of the Junior Order United American Mechan ics met in Charlotte yesterday evening. Salisoury and Rowan County is well represented there being ovsr 2C00 members iu the county and abcut 40,000 in the State, Ihe response to the ad dress of welcome was made by Rev. W. B. Duttera of Salisbury. Sunday night after Dr. J. D. Oarlton had retired he heard a uoise in his hall and noticed a man pass his door and make hiB escape dowu the street. Dr. Carl ton has been keeping house alone during the temporary abscenoe of Mrs. Carlton but had the company of Staimey Carter for the night. After getting his pistol Dr. Carl ton and Mr. Carter quickly follow ed and fired upon the fleeing fug itive but without results. Noth iug was missing from the home. Oesp rate Situation Indicated at Salyes'on I). Mas. Tx A eg. 17-Wire 1 Ins messages from Galveston to 1 night gave t-ho inly direct newi 1 from that Btcrm stricken city. 1 No reports of loss of life came ! through, but the desperate situa tion there was indicated vsgeely by a radiogram saying boats were taking people from buildings oi the maiu streets to the United States transport Buford, The ir pical hurricane which swept down upon the island city yestorday > xteuded its devastatioi inland today aud tonight wire communication was imp^ssib e beyond Waco, Beaumont, Hoa t 'ii, Taylor, T'mple and other c ties of southeast Texas were thought to have been hard hit, last reports fromtboee placis tell ing of unroofed buildiugs, uproot ed trees and ether damage. Be cause of the lack of wires, railroad traffic was at a standstill to the storm swept discriot. Although latest ref ortB indicat ed that the storm was subsiding in Ga'veston, and that the water bad started to drain slowly from the streets, there was no prospect that wire communications might be restored for several days. The Western Union leiegrapn Compauy is preparing to move to one of the Iuues Street rooms in the Grubb building, probably about October 1st. Rev. M L Canup, now pastor of the Church of Epiphany New York oity, is at home on a visit to hii brothers, making headquar ters at the old home place near Sumner He preached at St. Paul’s Lutheran Churoh Sunday morning. Mr. Cancp is one of the mauy young men from Rowan who are shedding lustre on the good old oouuty in distant parte. G. W. Snider, a native of Rw-o au who was employed by the Southern Railway at a gravel pit near Walnut Gove, Guilford Coun ty, was so badly burned and bruised by the explosion of some dynamite and powder, Monday, August 9 h, that he died in a hos pital at Greensboro the following morning. Mr. Sniders wife, two small ohildren, mother, four ■ brothers and three sisters live at Speuoer and his remains were brought to Spencer. The funeral took pi ice last Wednesday from Smith Grove Baptist Church, Davidson County. mfT- n rirn. ~ir .1 lifl ■■■»■■■■■ Stale Fireman Will Meet Kelt i Rale A The Nort'; Carolina Firemen’i Association which met at New Bern last weak re elected the old ffiiers and decided to meet in Raleigh next year. In ! he horse licse w ig ou contest Wednesday the winners were: Morehead City first and seooud, Lexington third, Kinston fourth ai d Asheville fifth On Thursday the hand-reel and gral -reol on, test to5k place and is usual the Spencer shop team showed the hoys something Chapel Hi'l won first aud second prizes iu the hand reel oontest and the Spencer shop team won first and second prizes in the grab-reel contest. There was an interesting boat race in the aftemcou which was won bv Ed Meadows. The twenty eighth an; nal tour nament of the State Fireman’s Association came to a close Friday with the interstate grab reel races the interstate hose wagon races and the interstate hand reel raoe. The first event of the day «as the hand reel race. In th's the East Spencer team won the first prizo, the'r time beiug 24 4 5, Ohapel Hill took the second prizo making the run in 25 Concord came third with 28, the Spencer shop team u* xi 33 4-5. In the grab reel races the Spen cer shop team took the first prize iu 1G 2-5 seconds, Winston-Salem coming next with 19 4-5, while Concord captured the third prize in 20 1-5 seconds, Chapel Hill and East Spencer failed to score. In the afternoon the interstate hose wagon races were held. Statesville won the first prize making the run in 29 1 5 seconds, the other records beiug as follows: Kinston, No 3, 30; Burlington, 30 1 5; Caswell, No. 1, of Kins tou, 30 4-5; Lexington, 813-5; East Spencer, 80 1-5; Henderson, 32 2-5. Morehead City, No. 2, made the run in 29 and was at first awarded first prize, later it was contended they had screwed the hose on to the hydrant after the time for such had elapsed and they were ruled out. To Drive Out Malaria And Build Up The System Take the Old Standard GROVE’S TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know what you are taking, as the formula is printed on every label, showing it is Quinine and Iron in a tasteless form. The Quinine drives out malaria, the Tj©n builds up the system. 50 cents Ftralts It Fora Greet Calel jsrmans Claim Capiaie of Foils in Too East. Comparative Quiat in I he West. Aug. 17.—Eleutheories Veuize* !ob, who early iu the year resign* id the-Premiership of Greece lie muse King Coustentiue did no hire 1.is belief that Greece should join the Entente Powers in the *ar has, alter the return to power of his party iu the chamber of Deputies and resignation of the Cabinet of M Gouuaris, been re quested by his monarch to form a jew Ministry. Venizelos has asked four days in which to oousider his reply. Vhile it seems apparent that the King and the former Premier have reached an understanding as to Greece’s future polidy, what that policy is has not been made known. The political situation, not alone as regards Greece, hoc in all the other Balkan States, apparent ly remains iu a chaotic slate al though there are unofficial reports that the Teutonic Allies are mobo lizing troops in the South iu pre paration for eventualities and that the Italian Government has been advised that Rjumania, Bul garia and Greece are actively carrying on military preparations, Berliu aunonnc-s the capture of important forts jnst s uth of Koviio, Poland, and Vienna as serts that Austro-Hungarian troops bav" advance! to Dobryuya 13 miles southwest of Brest Litovsk and that the Austrians Archduke Joseph Ferdinand is ad vancing on Jan1 w, 20 miles north west of the fortress. The capture of these two points seemingly would dangerously threaten the fortress, which it has baen assert ed Grand Duke Nicholas purposed to make one of the strong points of his new line ^ f defense . On the western front and in the Austrc-Italian theater artillery engagements continue but no great victories are claimed. No fresh news oonoeruing the warfare in the Dardanelles region has come through except the an nouncement of the sinking by a German submarine in the Aegean sea with the loss of many lives, of the British transport Royal Edward The United States Government has consented to Germany’s pro posal that two experts, one Irom each country, fix the value of the American ship William P. Frye Pile? Cured in 6 in \ 4 Days 3U*- ,r'rui?j' \ - • refund money if PAZO Rl-• ’i ailr cuto n? case of Itching, *»■*! • >tru;H.*'g Piles in6 to 14dSTO* «v%/s- i: • •■■r' gives Ease Rest *0* The county picuio aud field day outing of t !i p^tnofcio eocitiea ^i!l t9k i j::;i ,jtbo f"ri7 j,<?rlr ^fStnrtf'iv ! cr' m !, • tj r *aft Farms f ,> Jal.? 1. 100 acr^s oi g . d i*rnjii g land, seven miles from Salisbury. Good dwellings, good pasture, well watered, two wellg, plenty >f timber a .d red soil. Will sell as a whole or in part One third dash balanoe on long time. Par futher infarmation, call on are add ress, Wm. H. Stkwart Salisbury, N. 0. ."' 11 * ;_— Ladies! Save Money and Keep id ■ Style by Reading McCall’* Magazine and Using McCall Patterns McCall's Magazine will help you dress styl ishly at a moderate expense by keeping! you posted on the! latest fashions in! clothes and hats. 60 New Fashion Designs in each issue. Also valuable information on all home and per sonal matters. 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The only Cash Store in Salisbury. 25 l a. Sugar, a] cn 10 lb. Bucket Flaked White Lard, 95o 5 lb. Buoket Flaked White Lard, SOo Loose Lard, per pound, 10c 1 lb. Arbuckle Coffe, 17o 1 lb. G od Loose Ccfi'ee, J5Q 5 lb Bucket Caraia C< flee, $1.10 Half Gallon Fruit jars, per dozen, 75e Quart Fruit jars, per dozen, 55c Lemona, per dozen, 15c Best Grade Rice, 8o We have reduced the prices on everything that is kept in a greoery store. Money saved in buying is that much money made. One price to all. Respectfully, J. Fred White & Go.. CASH STORE NEXT DOOR ABOVE IRIS, 108 N. MAIN STREET SALISBURY, N. C. V. WALLACE & SONS The Big Mid-summer Clearance Sale Continues. _ " The Seasons most awaited Cut Prie Clothing sale has created great excitement among the buying public of Salisbury this last week. Why? Because V. Wallace & Sons have gone through their entire stock of fine High Grade Clothing and slashed one-third off. this offer will only last until Saturday, August 21st, after which time the stock will be paaced back at ^Here we^is^our clothing at the third off price, also a few furnishing Goods at a sacrifice. Manhattan Shirts at REDUCTION One-Third aving on all Boys’ Clothing 2.50 Suit 1-67 4.00 Suits 2 67 5.00 Suits 3 33 6.00 Suits 3.98 Ono Lot of Fine 50c Underwear 33c One Lot of Fine $1.00 Shirts, Choice 69c One Lot ol Fine 25c Ties, 2 for 25c Men’s Odd Pants Sold at Manufacturers’ COST. Boys’ Pants at Cost. 50c Pants 37c $1.00 Pants 75c 1.50 Pants $1.15 2.00 Pants 1.37 SALE ON OXFORDS $6.00 OXFORDS $4.50 5.00 OXFORDS 3.85 4.00 OXFORDS 3.15 3 50 OXFORDS 2.25 STRAW HATS HALF PRICE $30.00 Sails $20.00 27.50 Suits 18.35 25.00 Suits 16.65 22.50 suits 15.00 20.00 suits 13.35 $18.50 suits $12.30 16.50 Suits 11.35 15.00 Suits 10.OO 12.50 Suits 8.35 10.00 Suits 6.65 III 8.50 suits 6.35 Genuine Beach Suits $4.38 V.WAUACE&SONS 11 BETTER_CLOTHES.