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GOvD - JOB - WORK
AT LIVING raicr.s.
GIVE Ug A T R 1 AL-
THE TRESS AND THE TAR I IT.
F.xpre-tslons Frcni Different Konrm
St.,Loai8 Kfpublic: Let the tariff
bill become a law before Mr. Clevev
land's Erst jear ia ofllce expires.
Kansas CitjStar: The Wilaon bill
ought lo pass both branches ot Con
gress without material modification
or unnecessary delay.
Philadelphia Times: Since the
tariff most be changed, the one im
perative duty is to perfect the change
as promptly as possible. Some busi
ness mast be done in the mern time,
but no large engagements can be en
tered into until all these questions
Louisville Courier Jonrml: The
tariff bill is ready for Congress, and
the people are ready for the tariff
bill. Time Is precious. The quicker
xe get the bill passed the quicker
shall we rid our indu-tries cf that
uncertainty which, aside from bad
tariff legislation itself, is the greaf.est
eonrce of harm m tar'ff legislation.
Congressman ILuier, at Bortcn: I
think the Wi'son bill ?ri 11 pass the
House promptly and with few
clnr Ot course an:pl. time will
be iiiven its orrorun!?, as a natter
of jestice to them, r:sd aho bee jnse j
tflr speeches in opposition arc 'ike- ;
l7 tn w,r,-w th nnMtf! th--; t bo '
bill cngat to bfccn:ea la: By the j
time it rjaenrs the Semite t':e b:ll ,
will have earned tho sr.rnort cf the
Philadelphia Fcvord: he ocYen-
bus of judge mt-i.t arr.
er? and business mca
f Xev York
hat Co c,;rc
serve the bns:u?3 iuteresis of
, -, - . , "f , V , '
consistent with a fair discussion
its merits. lathis view the judg
ment of New York will be found te
be in line with the prevailing semi
nient of the country. Even among
those who question the wisdom of
certain features of the measurer
there is a disposiiioa to concede
frankly that prompt action upon i!
would be far preferable to naoertain
ty; and Congress, with the lesson of
the ruinous silver delay in mind,
will scarcely disregard such a common-sense
yiew of Its daty is this
Over 4,000,000 people in this coun
try live upon wages paid by railroad
Ohio is first in sb&ep and wool,
Becond in petroleum and steel, fourth
in whta coal and liquors, fifth in
cowa, hay and tobucco, and Lst in
An exbhange wauti to know what
the infant industries aie Equalling
about- Simply because they are
iu the habit of squaring every time
a ftnnger mentions the word tariff.
There are many people who have
made up their mind3 not to giye
Christ - as present this year, not so
much because they don't want to as
b'Cinse they know those they would
give them to cannot afford to give
presents in return. This is an odd
view to take of the mutter, but it is
the one that many take.
TUe Slate Konrd of AgrienlCure.
The State Board of Agriculture
met yesterdiy afternoon at the Ag
ricultural Department, th? following
t-embf rs of the boird being present:
Dr. J R McLelland cf Jdoorceville,
Messrs J II Gilmer, II E Fne?, 0
Salem, T R Capehart of Avcci, W E
Steteusoa cf Ssmpson, J i-yroo.
Kobcnson, W R WilHam3ftf Fi t,
F Given of Franklin, aod J T OAZ-
frld r;f E?eritt. The ct?ioo yrs eruuy
afternoon was spent in r-c-dvi-g re
ports of the ofiicers of the Agncuh
Jural nt'partm.n.tand the Bard will
te in sesdion agum te d 17.
Whnt Slie lint none.
A trentkman ni No 4 showed v.S
note :hat has been running nearly
t-tnty years. Its original principal
was M.000 dollars and guen for a
plan-rion by a g-ntleman who bto
afterwards died. The nots wns as
Burned by tHe widow and here i
wh- h hta done. In that tun- she
h prid $P,000 on h- r.rU and
ther is due 0 it $120; Th o ii
nal am-unt m $4,000. but iutereU
h,s made it csit her $8,000 up to
date Mfh a balance of $120 due.
And Accident at a rootbnll tiim.
How did yon enjoy the football
game, Mr. Jonei?"
Vfry mnch indeed. It was rath
er rouh, howeyer."
"Yrs : two men lost theii ears, one
had his nose broke and I got into a
crush of young ladies on the way
out, and lost my heart."-Harper's
VOL. VI--NO. 44.
JACce i. j. FurrbOH nnl Ml Lnla
Statesville, Dec.t5 The Carriage
of iliss Lula Corpening and the
Hon. David 11 Parches waacjlcbrat
ed very quietly at the residence of
the bride's mother, Mrs. Susan M
Corpening, on Davie . arcane, this
city, at 6 o'clock p. m., Rev. E A
Osborne, rector of Trinity church,
ofHciattng. There were no invita-N
tions issued, only th immediate
members of th" family being presv
ent, and immediately after the cere
rnony the bride and groom were driv
en to the station where they took
the train for Washington. The
bride is the eldest daughter of the
late Dr. T J Corpening, who prac
ticed dentistry frit -mnj jcro ia
this city. Her home has been in
Statesville since lier childhood, and I
while retired end modest in demean
or, her beauty and intelligence have
made her hos'sof friends.
The groom is well known all over
the State because of his ertat activity
in political life, having at one time
ocenpied the bench as Superior '
Court incize bv armointment. He!
rn for CongrcR3 atleast twice in i
thi Uistnct, and a year ego opposed j
the Hon. F.l:as Oarr in the election j
f or C ovc-rr.or cf the State. Judge
Fnrcbe: ic a su: ejsfal hwycr, hav-
ing acquire ! considerable taeaab ;.t
bis profecs:;a, aid h?, t.2 vrcll as his
rue, .;ave liie est wtsccsc: tue ta
1 their cii.nv ;
friotd? all ever tht fctate vlll rejoice '
0T" t!..;r n-oj iueS2
Kctnero naT.-Tfcrir Hntr Cnt. ;
iiiiipu-, i.. x., ii.Ltj. r j
Mili'arj Acad-my ia this oity r-re
t odd. 3 with th:- faculty oyer the
f'shion of lonr ba;r. Within a fev
raoa'hi the boys bsve adopted thc-
new fed letting their hair growl
long, aid the principal of the school
does not consider it good form. So
he ha3 issned orders commanding
them to have their hair cut. This
has made cousi'enble trouble, some
of the boys claiming that their hair
is their own, and that they have the
right to wear it as f. cf please- Of
coarsa this disobedience involves
pr.ni.0 brent, and ..as consequence
several of tho reca'citrants are
"walking marks" in the drill hall,
and declare that they will continue
to do so until next summer before
they will permit a bair of their beads
to be touched.
It is economy to wear long hair,
besides it bides the egg shaped
The If. F. V. V. Koil.
A Greensboro correspondent called
upon President Lsh of the Cape
Fear and Yadkin Valley railroad
Monday uight, and in response to
the query as io whether there was
aav foundation for the rumor, the
president said : "I have no official
statement to m ike, but you can say
that there is foundation for the re
port that the Cape Fear and Yadkin
Valley road has been EOid to an Eng
lish syndicate." More than this Dr.
La.h would not say, but it i3 gen
erally believed that the road has
GOXE TOXEVr YORK.
President Lash, Capt. Gilmer and
o' hers have gone to New York on
business connected with the sale of
the railroad to si English syndicate
which z si 1 to bo a'sc interested in
the Norton. & V-.VsU-rn rsilro.id.
More Mfcht Wnntcd.
The Prcfcjrorcf th cbau of po
litical 1 cohosh j had talked to the
;li.ss au hoar w,u a half.
"I bur: tried 10 r.-.:ke this whole
question of thn lariL" perfect!; plain
pl'.m io you," he s?id, wiping the
r t r; p; rata n ; r"rn
f-m ' rl.!l-n fr..
'and I :rn.--t
Still, if there sd.on'.d be t'ome among
yon who deirre further light on the
marter I ;in re.-dy to answer any
qnestion.-i yon in.;y usk."
4T think I understand the most, of
your lecture, profersor," spoke up a
deeply interested ymug man on the
fr..nt Beat, "but I'd like to know
whether this Ad Valorem you've
!ori talkii g abont is a man or a
A Crazy Trniu Dispntelier.
Becoming suddenly insane, last
night, Train Disitcher Jmes R
Dills, of the Che3apedid& Ohio
Railroad, legan sending out falB
dispatches. If his train orders had
been carried out there must hare en
sued a number of frighful wrecks,
with great loss of life. Fortunately
his first dispatch was so wild that
investigaii n started at once, and
the discovery was made in the nick
of time that he was crazy.
R K Ridtuheiur i sick with the
grip. He is confined to his room.
NEW LAW ON ASSIGNMENTS.
An Act to lre-ent Fraudulent As
HlarmnentH. After January 1, the party who
wants to make an assignment in
North Carolina will find more stnni
gent requirements than is now the
cas. A new law governing assign
ments goes in effect on that date. It
was passed by the Legislature and
is known as "Au Act to prevent
Fraudulent Assignments." Upon
the execution of a voluntary deed of
trust, all debts of the maker thereof
become due and are payable at once.
The assignor will be required to file
a yeritied schedule of preferred debts
in the office of the cWk within five
days, and the 6; astte must file a
verifijd inventory in th-j office of the
clerk within ten days.
The clerk of the Superior court is
given jurisdiction to remove an in
solvent trustee under certain pro
visions, The sssigr.ee cannot sell any of
the property witling ten days from
the registratian thereof, unless the
property or some part thereof be
Every three months the trusts
cinst with the cleric a ytrifivd
accouui ci- rtceipia ana uisunrao
nzmts, .vnd wuet H'.c- a final aceoar.t
within twelve crtLs. Creuitc.-3
r---" fi''- a y-.riae.l jateiucit of
tici' c'.ui:n ?i'. the clerk,
The c red iter who :r.-jA;nglv
svrcars faulsc-iy w.il b-; ti.lty oi 4.
"3tisdom?ir.oi, and tb.3 trustee ff,iii:ig
-v- iatory wiil al.o
taiity of a misdemeanor. Th? olerki
court' are to ;.-c.v9 in tA;r.-j
fccs for t;:r ,err;CS t1: : areuUov
oa or .sw u':cn li'.ventor.
z 1 ad-
id proceeding of executor:
Chris-n.:i3 falls on 2io: day this,
year. have tiie autlioii-.y cf ..a
o!d poetic plubs?pher f6i- including
this fact among the sign; of a hurd
winter. The docuiuent, according to
the London Times, "was nnearthud
in ftom the llerici-.a inanu
script, ?.'o 2iZ2, folios loo,i, in the
British Museum. It reads as follows:
If Christmas on Monday be,
A great w ind that year you'll soe,
And full of winds both lonud and
But in summer, truth to tell,
High winds shall thicre be, and
Full of tempekt lasting lo.-g;
While battles they shall multiply.
nd greatly plenty of beast shall die.
fhey that bo bora on that day, 1
Tkey shall be strong each one and
He shall be found that stealetb
Tho' Ihou be sick thou dieth out.
Tlie Konlh Get n n Awartt.
Washington, Dec. G Secretary
Herbert has awarded the contract
for two of the three gunboats, for
the construction of which bids were
recently opened to the Newport
News Ship ond Dry Dock Company
Newport Xews, Va., at its bid of
$' tSO.OOO for each vtssel. The award
for the construction of the third
gunboat, which differs somewhat in
design from other?, was held in ab
eyance until Borne additeonal infor
mation concerning the character of
the bids offered by the Union Iron
Works of Saa Francisco, could Le
obtained. The Newport New3 Com-,
pany was the lowest bidder on r.ll
three vessels. It has had no experi
ence, in the construction of ships f
war, and SscreUry Iltrl'-rt iucti'.nt
cd carefnl ir.qniry to r,certain
whe'.er the compauy ras in pos:tIcu
to build the ship. After iuUhfring
himself that it wa tt-.plc, Snanciilr
and othrrise, he decided, to give
it the contract for th-.; p:vr of fiicu'ar
design, kuown U3 "the twii: boa's."
TEiC "5c ei Vaiitrtl to Zll.ij-
It was an in Bedc!ie3 It 'Tor i. jrr i. -
Li l ;vj ami m v - c
mill man for ?ome d-bt-?. They
were trying thacai-a before a ve-y
pains taking, oareful aiid patient jus
tice of the pe .ce who v.as taking
downthcevider.ee. The defend u'
was cn the stand and was deposing
concernining the contract. He
.tar ted that No. 1 ws to have two
third, No. 2 one-third and No 3 an
other part which wa3 not made plain
as the witness seemed somewhat con
fusect and the court didn't under
stand it either. The court desired
information, so he asked the witness
in his own impressive way; '"If
No. 1 getes to thirds, and No. 2
gets onethird, you will explain to
this court where No. 3 gets his
third ?" And the last report we
have received at this writing is that
the witness is still trying to xplin
to the court. Wilkesboro Chronicle,
Do you take the Standard?
CONCORD N. C, THURSDAY.. DECEMBER 14,
DEGRAFF VYAq QUJTi
Tiao Prisoner still CI:l;n He
Se ver lie Il:r"-
Feter DtGraff was taken qtnve
last night. Jailer Z.gUtr
MP a; a ;a:e nour i-j ---
said he vra3 suffering will: nica
uain iu his head. He also cout
of having something like tic bauu
staggers saying he could v.oU-03.
Dr. Daltoa was calks! to j-in
fa 13 morning,
Peter's mother called sg,1 B33"
tcrday. He repeated to bcr Li-; f -mcr
statement to the effect that he
would never be hung. He icd ii0r
that he was feeliug badly, hit.-yip-toras
being similar to those of
years ago when he receivec soVj-r
attack of pneumonia. IT sw
he oniv booed thjt or eouio ott
j A . y.
ease would By hold upon hui
end his life. -'I have or.-7eii ."i.
body and am ready to die .-t u-.y
time," said Fe'.cr io his rcothe.'.
also told tKc j filler that he. :T
Geyeinc-r Carr would cot c&::i"i" e
bU sentence te life impvisonmci: as
he preferred to die. Wins to
! iUlr cft:v" on '"'
j neis red bed-?, wood
h.cd?, eibbid--s he-.ls.
bfiv.Ied LoJ.-. i-m! -;o -it
T:t ere. It? l'.?dtd. Aid
she's Jr-rr "d?d C"'I
he's b-i"l hedc I br. I'a "t-'l hi
.'.r.d levil too 3r.t rvr c;.t h .s
"-';ckcrs on hs.r hi d ?dii .a '"o
-f'-t-r end -.vis re h-.r U
yh.aro lier rtouth h:. A
j Bui' 'f.; y;u t-t and j. -.h, . ,
j is t'!.;t on the ground .:th
i tho corner; & fsici;z, A r.rnv 1.-
a hel tec but a idiot r.int ;yt : . .:
1 Tbe F.aiart er.-l of boy Is hi.-: '.
. f-7cept Then he gi's sp'tnltid 1 ut ' (
i smart t-nd of a hcv is r.ot t!:--r .
j No, It is at the South -.nd 0.-: his
tody frrm his hod. Bnt Pa h-r hud
a carbuncle cn his luck a.id hi
called it a grate fanibly guth;:in
when it come to a bed, but yon c;ut
tell if Ma or Ph is the hed of. our
famb'.y for "both claims it, vA l a
mud tnrkle can smaller his heuVut
to-U cant but fig- lotto i'jlir
then liis bed for eating. Ji.--ulB
hed; is to hold thare te.s ou-ljat
horses beds is to steer theni' ih
and eat oats bnt if a co-v.' hed
wouldn't wcrk sne couldnt eat gra.:S
and give milk and the nrdgiuan
would make thi pumps stiff r jou
bet. Bat cats beds is rat trap3. A
glraft is stuck up and hi-I.er.ueJ
with a Eoar throat and a angle wurm
has got a tale at both ends find no
bed but he ketches suckers all the
same. Pcepel don't ncad cowsiy
howoulyfor milk for a goats heel
and a coons bed is both strong lut
ter. Heds i3 tojkepe brains in but
boys heds is to git coamed all the
time when they dont nead it. It
dont make no differants whit shaip
a mans hed is bis face likes his hed.
Falces and bed:
atatched to each uther in(fac!;t 'hey
are stuck on each uther. Most hed?
ha3 ears and "(ha':rs stnek ou them,
too, cr-ly bawled- heds dont. A
bawled hed is like a goos eg with
out no wisktrs. But thare is a lot
more kind of beds bed-long, hed
frst, bed or tale, hed ovu- iuels,
be Iquartc-rs, iK-d-cheesc, anel beu
ake, Iltd or tale is v. haie you ihp a
cent and git stuck, it i3 called gam-
1 cit you
tumble to ei-cithing and eiuu't ..md
oato your fe.: L II-d qurters tcuntlfi
I. he H:cney but it is cub
i-fiig out. IIteI-rh en-;
''hat 0 ,a't Wid.l; .douc
E. li..,,' tO
dea.l t:.d hi"
hc-d- s. V. ic Th,p.
.'..i pi:: i." . -u ; vycr id
.;t, Ii;n..sti-.nLi, en yc '
1 -' ;i 1 1
j eay if a p -'a did.-,-:
.:raffiieh i-r r.i'.rvi- L;
uddii't i-iQ no hed-akr but .1 a.
idn't bre no lud, heccuHnh hav
110 eetht-, only lil.s i.u f.
fn.m wurr:ing ar.d nurvis trait s.
Pa be sji If a feller ba? got a hed,
he will git abed ii thi: wuidd, hut I
dent want 110 hed liks he y. -ts ui
him when he goes out with the
boys. Ma she says 2 heds is letteru
1 but Pop dont think eo ntxt rayo
ing after he's been to tbs club.
JtW I'osttnater m Bis Bateries.
Washipgtoa, Dec. 4 It is exptcU
ed that fully 500 nominations of
presidential postmasters will be sent
to the Senate during the present
month, and abont 300 during Jans
nary. Id all of these cases the post
masters have either resigned or their
hve. evnired. The first
batch will likely be sent to the Tres
ident for his final action to-morrow
0..e cf thr- :'r3t qreeticna asked
by county physician Wilder whet-th-
body c? Da'hs Stowe, the negro
who wa? fernd hanging by a grapt
vine m th woods near town yester
day, wr.r. "There's his ck'?'
'his qu?t:ur!. te t-0
'3 if cot ti n a tit
icmb that tt,3 abcrt to esploda.
"What do yon mean by his jack?"
;'-fikcd ot.eof the rvhitc men precent,
'and vhy this commotion?" "Wait
and 1 will rhow you," tid the doc"
tor. He then felt into the pockets
of the dead negro and brought out
a tin box. He cpmed it and it was
und to contain a snake head, a
tcorpion, a piece oi ' .fitches' yam''
and an ounce cf salt "This," said
the tloctcr, "i3 the jack. Eight oat
of ten negroes carry the in. With ir
they 'conjure' their enemies, throw a
spoil cv.-r them, and the averag?
negio h )!d, the jaok in irortal
I ure-aa, io euot you tl:eir tear cr it,
j just cirer any nerro h-n a doliar to
put tin? boi m j:3 ;gcs?z.
c:: r was made, bnt not yue w
toti'.-L it. jJr
! Inr -to the chj v.I tried the ciarhies j
'jon it. Lul 1
ot one of ihcn: coulu
iif.f.ioti to touch it. xhe tiocior:
1 urg the ;'--icl: in hli bach yi-.rd :
' uv; .t-.ijs thi: r.i3 tUikeys, ciiichcu?
.-.; rrcoupi'? arc 5.ts fcr the Tinier. :
: 'd:r.-.lo:tc Xe-r.s.
- fiScv this in ayrfr.1.1
a hhv dusa,7
11 front 0: I
0 be'e ll;-:s:on, Belt
.., '.iiiie cc-Lipeiing tLree n.-emoers
f the iiiicciO to kntel on the tlde .
alk uad "ay ua u- threats ,-f
; iar cay cv. ore r-'.u ;
to the tcissior ftr lodging !
3 crcoiaiacor'id for the
She r-m dr.cd urh'l nc-n
:u.d th'-r. sir rtrd ts'y. T e re ere-tor-
0! the r-nrioa noticed that rb-
cted fiieerlT, aud followed her to
There th? tvom.in suddenly attuck
the secretary, and, catching her by
the throat, forcpd. her to pray. To
other women comecded . with the
-a-isei-j.-r sun uut 10 rescud the bcctcn
tary, but the woman seized them
also sad made Lheai join the secre
tary, in prayer, threatening to shoot
them if tlirv rose froui their knees.
The unusual sc. ue ultr.-:ctcd a
oru?id. Paise-ncrs aliuttd fix n
trollc-y c.us to'look at the wotaeu,
ho were repeating ah the prayers
they knew iu as lu.id a vole-; as they
could command under the circumi
at.ir.cc3. A policeman finally a;
rived and took the insane v.o.iun
Somebficly KIse tit-lved.
A young Poughkeepsian, a few
days since, picked up a friend on
Slarket street and took him home to
lunch without notice to tho former's
She called him to one side and
explained that th ro were only v.
dozen ras- oybters ai.d when their
friend had e-uten his quota of four
he inuct not be aahjd to take more.
il this the hnsband promised to
When their g'-e.-t had eahn hic
t our oysters ti?e 1 ost asked: hi;n to
t;.ke come more, i'hc wife looked
ehstresbod and tho uet declined.
I'he v ife lo-.h-d no if fhs were in
r-geny, and tue gxieat armly refuce-d
to allow tun oyst-.r. '.0 bv br. ..;..-ht
fi-vm tlu kiu-hn. L.v.cr the wia
saiu. .o hrr .t:sb;!ud;
j -t cun:r. T
ue 1 te-
:. s klck-
I OU. '.. :i ff- vv-. J ;i
"1 '-.-rv "r-i
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Ut Veil d
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A S'rj c-t.c :it T:.r!i "1ck:m:.
The. Fay st:ei!.' ..mnt'i of thi
Co Oprra.ite Bukk the Orolina.
km closed jcstcid.r.j by Sheriff mith
of Cumberland county, by older if
State iTicasnrer Tr.t-, upon state
incuts as to the bank's condition
made by Brk Bsstuiuer Do'wil.
YViiuiingion S;', 7'h.
l't uslaii TVnrrnctn ISere.
Register of Deeds John K Patter
son pnt his head in tec door and
eaid: "Please say in the Standard
that pension warrants for widows
and orphans are now in, snd in my
hands." You ffill Gad hira at the
Mrs. Jno. Gorman, of Sdisburys
visiting Chief Boger's family.
The Fresl-. ot Sms m ft Comes Ovo?
Ric'anioad, X. !?cc. 5 The
Farmers' Alliir.ce sfor-; at thi? nice"
?as burnd this norrhng rt 3 o'c ock.
There w?w on band $2,000 worth cf
ooda. Insurance, Sl,500. Ik if:
thought the store '.rr.s robbed anc
General I? union Retir-s.
luchmon.d, Va , December 7.
The name of Senator Epp Uunton,
at present filling General Barbour's
place by appointment of the gover
nor, wa3 today formally withdrawn
from the list of candidates for elec
tion to the United States senate for
the long term.
FootbnW Drove Kim Knil.
A llan tic City, N. J., Deci 5
Dennis Dean, a football enthusiast,
13 gone crazy over the game.
terdny he chased all the firemen cut
of the Good Will Engine House
with ay. lie afterward; aiteutpts
c-d to shoot I.iaiself hul w&s die-arm -ei
ra. ltc th: City Hccplhih
G;.Iv; stj.i, Tc-., J'c-c. 'i ihe
Ih'itizh Sveuu.r Ilii.b.n.'cr, lor
II.vrt, 7i;a ,100 bi.lcs o'l coltoc,
cck Cir.ia the
oO -til -.
r.ez "were extii.guisa- j
3 15 bti...-; tah-.t: out. j
Cvt .on u;
t ui:'. u ifc..'.ea c u
;c. v. I h"1 ,:h;
.i to re ccie
?a p -vecca, witioi;
L.; z u-di. Ce c-ai-s.ho:r,
Be" .Ci .1, i'iC. . iue lyiUU'U
ikc- lias etc "i e.ejic.cd oif oa t...?
bu.-.ic oi & coravroiaise Licu tr33 a:'
tec.id by a.'oiw'u'.ii-u b-'.urd. TLo
riuo,Ld con.pau; tilei back 1 s for-liie-r
tu.ployc-es uc far us possible.
wituout prejudice by rta-cn of the
ttiike or the Union, and an urraug
mtiit ra3 bec-u male a to hours and
Birmingham, Ala, Dec. 7.--The
oouiueru remaie Limvcraity was
burned to the ground last
jhae casutdtiec Were: Miss Minnie
Dean, of U'arrier, Alu , fataliy burn
ed, aim broken fro a- jumping from
the wiadc-tv; J 3 Bobbins badly
'juraed. The structure vri-;a frame
r:. and the girl: were? ;--ave-d wiiii
great dhlietul'y, bein. hurried from
Lh'dr beds j'i' in time.
A Ti :iiler Reraiie:.
Wilmington, N. C, Deo. 7. A
trailer attached to an electric car of
the street railway ma oil' the track
this afternoon. It was crowded
with p:i5.;eu--rs roturnmg from. tho
sham battle cf the Naval, Reryes
and military iu the suburbs of the
city. A ran-c ensued, people jump
ing from the car while it wasia mo
tioa. Several persons were seyerely
bruisc-d, but noo ie seriously injured.
Washington, Dec, 7. Minister
Thurston, th'' r.-pr -sentaMv? in
Washington of the provisional gov
ernment of Hawaii, saw Sr-cietory
Gr-cham at the State iparinK-nt
this mcruiu'nn;, Afl-.-rwavti 11 r.
Thurston said di i not o.;re :o
sp,-ak of the roso.lt of Id?, int.-rvie.?
with Secrc-'avv Gr?.-ii:irM bh.t hi? an-s-wf-ri
'.0 o.-i.'stioTi ir.dij-:tou ".hat i.
hsr.I ii-arrcl r-olbi'17 new coaee-niag
the ll:;v.-v:i r.n titnation.
A -X,-K' !fli'
s5 for ."t,!r!
1, p, cu
1 r. ar ci
:'lO!V L U'. S-.i j
1T( tv.d Un
! inu.ehed to a
The ctora u.-d
I'doodhounc.-j n re
ot" tac raucrrei'. r.U'i
rer ir. the aoithho;--
! put o-t the- trait
1 uerro. a
hood, was caugrd:. iee wr ;uvcn a
trial before a magi jtr ate, aud th'?
'estimonv wtt:t eai'l to have been
'tronglv against bis:t. A3 he Avas
.e'lMT taken b.-c'c to jail lute yester
day afternoon, he was seized by the
frieneb of young Shmith, aud banged
wiihout c-r-rcruony to a neighboring
Xo ?iore ( vnviet.H From Iredell.
Caburms c-uuty ?.t:l draw no
more on Ir'-tb.ll r-ounty lor convicts.
At a receut j aut meeting of tne
i-omrnissioneri and magistrates of
that county, it v:u3 unanim uaily
agreed to work the coavictj on their
cwn roads. Thus ends our foreign
recruits so far as that county is con
cerned. "Where Is My Boy To
night" will be a popular ong in old
1 Iredell for awhile.
WHOLE NO. 304 isND USlDl), V.'. v ;1
FLASHES. hTKICTLY T.nr a T vatt'-'t? v. r'vv: Tr ' I
.. " , , r I
Troo rr.rs' II irl r-i!-,.-s CJ-ro'sfe: '''hr V. -: -e roiloit fo-.a Ms.i 1 V'. I
T E Ridcnhonr hllW. a !C$ Sii'; f-'O'-u -;a tr-r.y l '
;ound hog. while- r: -'ho buy itgroaa ia cf6 1
Daniel.Faggart, No. S, killed a tate- X)1' ,
40 pound !?o? last we.-!r. , - . , f.
i x -. ?
--tp .--v. '.icv i: thi trs in tlu world, at-.dtL--. c-..r t
riantotacCUCload j ,;0, ;.,rV .. .. .
we coi:ip. ;:u L-tfce tj. r.e . I t .... '? -
i;-"-t, h:;c'..'.-ei. r: su '. a o'oneca, t
Our icvnr.au i C Coicruan bus line cc-uuty, N V. 5
bought ecmtj proprtv :n 2donrce, . I
N. C. " T.iu Wll'i.afs .-o -u b. he the f
Mis3 liettie Patterioi:, 0f Chit
Grove, 13 visiting friends in Mt,
"'Is Daisy Robert Fgj. urte 12 r.cw
a student of Lit. Amrna i'ernale
oh', v." '"vu'ritd it! Jfto
is '.Lo cr.Ir rrrn '.he wcr'!d i
'0 CO".'!' b.1 cohered v.if!i I
y-:t not '! c:.-r. j
to la.- Z D Lor.t :'. hourc c:j
Ttiri street hj the 2r..tcf the
1 y ;
.. i ...
crov;d cui to
01 e p ru,
ouy i.-.iort. i
to. tea da1,
e 1 a a. liptAi t.i-i.e.
i iio eii.'.y oa ;aec
act Luvo bec-a v. xiV:
1.. in -.' -.r C...1.J. .i: r .-.;.. &
Topic, saw his lirst tanicof footbili, j l
iu Yv'aehingtcn City, last vec-r, and ;
savs it B.ohed tc biai iuat like a free-1
iley Paul Brringer h;.s steppea
nouetkeopins, ind as he says '-is
boafdirfg ""aiiiOn l'iO tot.olara""autii
he m5"e- peruiuni.nt'y to Lorer
Jo:- Daniels' brother. Ch-::Ih ha'
secured a sc'icitorship iu Oklaboata
It 7 on id be better for Joe tc g--, for
he r cnid bo a practical j'ko cr
Tho ctarat.-re. rc-gr-.-li ' 0 ur.r-'U: 1.
thpo Bs. i) Luther Best is q'd:t id
t her home 0 a Vfc'it " Depot i. treed.
Her relatives and friends are very
anxious about her.
The State Bourd cf E lucation h:
adopted the History of the United
States, by E A Johnston, colored, of
this city, as a text-book for the col
ored school cf tho State
At Brown's stable a tran was
looking for a club to kill a bi't
gost, saying that they were danger
ous beast down iu his ' country.
Why they light liko tiger.
A Georgia planter bote's' of rais
v.z ill ty two bales of cuttoa tl
as a variety :nci;
.1 . rni i.
1 - .1 1... 1
uo .s to tl.e P'aar. a na
B. E Glhsou.. -.-ho in turu
; .,.'..;:? t
. . T, .f. ' - p :
v::" in tovrn
1 ho lui- b.--
tr.e a. -
'.!-of h'T, ijeO'Use bis brother
have to orb 0 a v. I; it" !:cr:-o.
Dr.- i) G 0 -IdrB,
r. a: iced bv r- i-d th:v here, :
' n t oocord ior
0' !' U'
iciro. h-r. C.:h
iiaie ia '
h. V-'t'TI'. ' ' '- ti -
t a: ca ;o the propt
U'l". will p!"as'; orae :
-Th :'-!"' ' ;
rot n a little ?nov.
r:.or? oaofti'ons than v. ;
lo'ir-r. or e:e tiie bt
wi;h your name.
Col. Jim W Lmj h;:: b-:-?n bsdly
treated. Last week den oa il-.cV
River he spent ar.tgbt. H.uii-p:u(u
tumid L.d hack upside dov.n, mi 1
trimmed his horse's t:dl. Col Lor,!?
w.13 frightened, but wou.'d have
feaiiessly faced them had it teen
day light. Tbia is hard luck. After
a long Vad useful lifr, p.ira'e and
political, this luan has to suil-.r a;ch
tall3. He cBIj his ? in lo r ;lus3
cleaning stff "the s..-vcu wca krs of
the world," tiud that he saoma be
noticed thusly i? doubtless the
:iy conrty j
cila.-h on the ..rii o.: T7e (i
cao. iai idof.irikj ..uu now H
we arc :uLuve .vilaca bill. f
There i-. a ('-' d-.J bill iu Uia I
ihiui.lj h' iijd. 2l.-r. sJ
The (!.u-n::;-u Auir and tb..
I lI'iUC'v of V, llU.cS. '"" ''rat''lrf' 1
: . , io ! . . . . . . . , .
-e -iC J it .. -
.actkl"., but 1L3 do net j: c. 1
It ;r cla:n
h tin o-posit
11 cf King'j
A raun rb " p "id
,r a lot h
Chic - 1 :
C 4 '
;rai3'-v :.;:c.iv v.
rot all abov.t .!t, out:
3 hi II i sticir arc now
On v?;r rcat for if-
; e. " ruriUes ie i
. -L , v ... ...... 1 L T
.u '.aj support t..w..
e-. "er tav.au ' .
no home. ad who
in a Ltd, but c ch
fell dead i. the s'
Johu.o.. ViMage, Vt
i-.- ihat e v I li
d . -.a:..:. ' a:
3 u r : i .: . you: : .1 'm
ou a checker bo.i.-i
one cr;!:u of corn c
cr lliot (jnu.,:
lohag the nun
:-e MjUSiTfj he
anu co;it:uou:'y w
be;1 on en., h sx cc r?
nr.r.y grains vcubl
lust bquare, aod "u
: have cn tl. :
maav on th
rf ;c i-rory ncr h:t-
n trotililui wltR h'irf.v -.
f.:.. vi "i mat tsr-ie v.w -
- - r I v.-1 - tri'Utcl l,y 01-;, h.'.vh-
fii fi:i-!y. 1 wi.s In Ut !...- (
'-.tin) i.-i in'ciiiint Cif n.y 1.ituV.
:,K-!um t'jM in' trlnrifls tht I rosU'' !
ini.hth. K' i -'t ami iimlm i.-, -1
"ii. I u: t lndciul in n,.-ii(. .
v. hMi sr"iil. -man d I r'a-tc-d my -t-
lr. Mi!- N'-v Mean 'ur, ar.
sisier, wl,r. h-:'.; b"i.-n raillcUHl j , ...
e:i'-. .:;'! t. ! ii ctirclby the mat'.! v.
!:i a &-roii?, healthy wou.ati.
i. I it t !i; of t ho Ilivirt (Vr. . lnl.-
n'l li'iur nf;i r laklni; th; tir-t (ti.-"'l r
1. 1 ; a !c!.a-d Improvement In then-i.-'"';-
(,t n:y l.l.xx!. vli(-n I Imd t.-ki-u llirn-
run. 1 pjovc rny anKlos, H itnctliliiK I
d-jii-:; f..r in.)':' m nn.1 my l!r, hnl U
l'-n r')l..;i- vli.U 0;oy Ki:OLn'-nIrtK.-' i
It.-f 1 hart taken on bottto E ;
lie; :: ,"i.r.) t..-.' hv.-cliln: h!d til . '
mi ! 1 v.-as so n:ijch better that 1 i
v.. On r..y ! "i-orr. ntei.tl.it U,:: . :t 01
t:.'.-; !-'!!:! v.l'iable reTjUj'.,'-4iIr!J.
1-I-. .v.vv i t -y lies- t(Jui-rt,Afiisc;ove
i-r ..t.( i.t - ,)' , t.. .ni in rears ".B-eiise,
:iU e,.--''.-is a jv -itlvo ,arat;i
1 v lr. Miles M.-;.i.-al c .,LIkhai
."-. Ip', yrli't.' .ljr botlle, six IF
v , express preiiiu. It is tjosilively
. ad y.i.-e cr Uaijge.?cui uru2.'
For sale at Gibson's Dro?
i- ' , c . . '
h-. . ,
d T-'-:. t : list c . , j
so iu prV' h I
.i i i ;.f taer I.
4 V I
1 ts cA
1 11 r
X::uh. UO0;: . V
re ol rrin;.-
1 .'dm Ihilmer. the inventor cf 'I'
j i:.Sivo:.i check .a-.".;, died a 1 :
U.. ; J.i u ..i'.ii. '.w 11 IA .11 . ill. : . p
a:i. rle waa :. ' Be r years ago :.r.i
took charge ot the hats and wr .ps
cf tho:e who caa: ' to daaclng pa: 'ace. (
Be -rvenu.:d...i;.,.d chc-oks for thv, (
j iiud eorui raiira:-' .atu; . I-o attci.e' a hi
id-::: r.rd iu u h.vlo v. idle th-, 3 :"Si .at I
a.;s adopted : . 0. .; th, c:uati ;. j
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