Mr. John Hanelioe, a farmer of Da-Vie county,, dost two fine mules in a swollen stream near Salisbury Saturday night and narrowly escaped with Ms own life.- He. im comoany with a ne- creek, which had been badly swollen by the recent (hteavy ratos. The water was ten feet deeo and Mr. Haneline and his companion was swept from the wag-v n-ii; an instant. .Fortunately, tiuey caught a tree to midstream. They re- mained in thda uncomfQrtable position isla: hours', - wfopnTthejr were rescued. The mules were veryvialuable landmals. Davidsoa Dispatch.