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'Ifea've Beta Anxious for a Ficht,
Hew Yon Will '.get In the Keck and
Alas Poor Keek.
New YorkVOct. 3. The evening
telegram, tiis evening prints the fol
'' James. Corbett has changed hie
j min'jj about fighting Bob Fitzsim
! mons for the championship of the
world. H-khaa overcome his objec
tion to meet a middle-weight, and
has announced his intention of cov
ering Fitzsimmon's money, now held
by the sporting" editor of the Herald,
and he will be in the city o match
one week from tomorrow.
Corbett1 communicated this infor
mation prominent sporting man
this afternoon, 4q said : Corbett
will go riJjis nn!tch against j
nishecf'par of the
it failed' to get
i 1 -mora vitrirrnn o
id the leg the.- train ran
I our wooden leg.
The alligator is to oe envied. He
can swallow a pine log on the 1st of
October and he doesn't feel hungry
again until spring. v , J
We can furnish all the tar needed
for the torchlight procession. The
last time they applied it to us it
otvtolc. . ?
We are sorry to hear that they had
a lynching in Michigan rfcently.
When will the people of that" gret
State become civilized? , . ; '
Th ij- are Comlntr.
The firat installment of students
for the Normal and Industrial
School armed last night, while
many more came on the trains this
morning. ' C ' :rr
The greatt st number; 1 however;
will be in tonight, and hereafter the
hills up around the Normal will not
. look: so deserted. : V " .
. Jt is rather tantelizing : to the
young gentle men about J town, Lut
we can't avoid rema king that in
the arrivals so far are a score - of
just the prettiest .'kind of girls:
Greensboro Record.,' V : f
There are Cabairus girls in that
score, too. : - . ,. "
;So Popnllam In Camden . ,
Elizabeth ICity N. O., Oct'2.
The Democratic ' party, of Camden
held their primaries on last Satur
day. The nominations for candi
dates f oftbe tiegis latn re ,, and for
count; offices were made by vote at
the polls. The candidates for the
Legislature were C . F Ferebee and
Samuel Gregory. ' ' Gregory ' was
dominated. , He is a supporter of
Jarvia for the Senate. ' " t. t
Your correspondent attended the
voting precinct at ,Shilonfr and was
ughout the " day." Thtje
ned-w4th absolute cer-
that the .Populis party ;lias
to exist 1nbAtvmnty,v At
precinct the last Presidential
elecMon the Tote Was aa f jIIowp, 188.
Democrats, 40 Republicans and 73
Pbpuihiid. 'There were, of thPopu
lists fen oVtwelve' forme? KYpubh
cans. The8e are safely back in theTla
pabHcan' party, whilst many cE tie
Denwerat-Pops ha?-returned to- the
Fusion did notfnse the Demo
eratic Poria. It comt)letelv anuihi-
liatei the Populist paitln ia'idw
for ail time, Daniel Pgjures, the
fusion pandidaW Tor lbet-1 j&alatur.
jropunata ui tam uuuuiy.
Dr. llerrlns; Here.
I: is no longer "Djr. II C Herring,
of Concord," but,,pf.fl$$lfertrnE,
of Charlottt." Dr. Herring made
the mover yeii day. His- family will
probably ndt)6om;dT,er - for ' ihree
weeks.. Charlotte gives Df.; Herring
j$n mini weiuouit-,-7rvurioic
v Biases Y
X. livoTiA X hifl antinn ir.
"V "'' x r-
v meetinl "ght. It will
X AA uol hVe if he
Nhance. v "Sy
vfost.--' - it wmi:
decent- railroad ac- anything fiSSTf
! J ullla
. v there hw)
-"fOoserrer. TThe local editor of the
Observer will do us a favor by' calling:-
oq ie 9 factor fior V Mtf !
JTU poetry. He a a good cas,
THE ELECTION IN GEORGIA,
The Democratic Majority 0,O0O-The
Comparatively Little lntcreet in the
Election ' the Cause of the Small
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 3. A lighter
yole was polled in the State election
today than was cast two years ago.
The Democratic ticket was elected
by a majority estimated at 46,000
Atkinson, Democrat, - for Governor,
raaJ)ehind his ticket Many old
soldiers either 'scratched Atkinson
or voTwd for Ilines, Populist. Ful
ton, county, -outside of Atlanta, went
tor the Populist ticket.
The Democratic ticket elected is
as follows: Governor, Win, Y At
kinson; Secretary of State, Allen 1
Candler ; Treasurer, liooert U
ssph LI Terrell ; Couipt oiler Gen
eral, Win. A. Wright ; Commissioner
cf Agriculture, Robert T Ntsbitt.
Twdsiears ago Georgia vi-nt
rratiTqr Governor bv 71,000
for W Jortkcn over -Tf
J KT limes,
1- r. V,i..r,
flcial returns are in,
time it can be staged
With certainty that thee'nlire Demon
cratic ticket is elected by a majority
approximating 40,000, with 1he
legislature largely Deniociatic. It
will elect aMTnite'd Siate3 Senator.
We Are Pone l"p. :
Tke - Monroe" Enquirer has a
grudge at-tiiG'good...wiguienN for- it
cries out pittifully '"On dreary life !"
Hear it: ....
""It :srsai that a hftndred wooiea
in Kansas haye signed a -pltdge. to
wear trouseis. 'So lt-.goes 1 Woman
has taken away -nearly, all.of man's
perogatives, b'Ji't 'heretofore" he.has
had the proud consciousness that he
was the Eoie.-propTietor of his pans.
Now he is no longer tlie possessor of
that badge of distinction. The wo
men commerced wearing our collars
and neckties, jtext our coats and
vest3, and-?, now jshe ha3 donned
pants. Ohife ! 9,h dreary life !''
Joint llenfcre'n. 'i; ?'' :'
Next$Iptlay night, at .8' o'clock
ia th.e courtifiouse, ther' will be-, a
joint discusaon between ' Congress
man Hehdoa" and Mr. A t)( Slwi"
ford;ih.e : ';ttliBt . "cartjUdate; ; Tor
1 "si, 'fW-S!
A UOod lnNti(ifOnt,:
, Mt.- Attcena Sjaiinary :. at Mt
Pleasant has had an excellent jopen
uig ' A'thoogh the :bnijdiagi lywrs.
cqtreiderably enlarged last year,
every room is occupied and filled to
its extended bspacityf Room e$n be
made for four moie pupils if.-:mces-
sary, two more have.-inade .applica
tion.' North. Carolina, South1 Oaro
Itha; Georgia and Fieri da are repre
sented among 'the . pupils,: There
are nine teacborf.iu- this growing' in
stjitution, .. lis inany friends will re
joice in its pr'dsperiJ.i-- T' .-.
t'orrect Diajeuojifct, Nevertheless
Miss Morjiie-WeH auntie,
now Uncle Mose these days'
- Aunt Cliloe Fo'ly, ( Miss
jpo'lv,": He's' dorie got dat ex
Miss Mobile-1 You mean in
flammatory rheumatism, Ann
tif.' .'Exclamatp'ry' is to cry
out. " '; , '
: - Aunt Chlee (with, solemn
eOTmpion) Dat's hit. Missy;
aa s'Mt. He dtrii't do ' nuffin
The Ureat Aid ft AaVrerUMins;. ,
In jestigititft ofBradBrTeet's tec'
prJ3.Bhow ibat-JO f?i. cent.-- of the
uuHijifHa iuuKrT.ue bum ittii are mu&e
who doTio; advertise. The record
ia authefftic, and conclusively proves
that tL great sil tp success -in mer
registration bonks are hdw sonen.'
Piridaa eiftitledildr-j sote who have
npt previously voil- In the - to w n'i
8b!ips w'Bere- theyw, should regis'
ter without delaV. , Those who have
yotf before sbduld see that their
names are on the; book.
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MR, HILEMAN SURPRISED.
I".- j. Pnryear Itan on Ilitn ud Di,l
Mr. Hileman, the man who ha3
:;een Democrat, independent, Demo
;r3.t apaiD, then on the fence and
ths'n Populist aad whom Senator
Means wiped up for the North Caro
hea Senate two years ago, was cx-
j;ectiDg a bully tina3 Thursday night
at Georgeville. Mr. Purjear went
down and they say it was an awful
sight how Mr. Ilileman was hacked,
lie got olc of the best lecturings he
Mr. T J Shmn tells ns that Mr.
PurycarjEiade one cf the finest, cool's
plefe and most convincing speeches
b? ever heard. Mr. Hileman took
his median? I k? a gcod man.
A ttitfitlzht Cull:-.
On Thursday uior'ii to the sound
i t mournful cry cfa female voice,
the citizens o-- 'rih Main street
were awaked frorj tue;r peac f uj
slumbe'rs sometimfj. midnight to j
find that a poornfortanate' negro
girl parading lltretts, half naked j
cud half Starw,. Jrivpn from hnmn
and frieodsjtijoyj; m0Eey or where
to lay her.tead. She claimed to be
from Jbemarle and said she had
ame is Harriet Moore, so she say?,
end when asked what her father's
rame was she gave us to understand
that it was "Jack." The last seen of
her was at - Brown's livery stable
t daybreak, but soon afterwards
d "ken the sneak,"
e 1'Ufnre Should Ktaud.
AsheviJle Citizen convins the
ifeWS' Cna'VSl's Of thp wntin thio
State upon which tke RepiHdican
campaign coramitte made it decisis
notto send campaign funde
can be further elcuidated. Harnsoa
vote in 1888 was 134,000; in 1892
was 100,000 about; showing that of
the Populist vote of 4-1,000 for
Weaver m 1802 about 34.000 were
drawn from the Republican party
The figures this fall should stand,
Democrats 150,000; Republicans and
l ull ol History.
. There is a t ree cu Gen. James I)
0 k nii'a f arm, in the Meadows, thai
liiei.Si.rtS' tfioaty feet ia circumfer
ones and siiudts an acre of ground
a hen its foliage ia full. It budded
aad the leaves put out last spring,
bat they died. Another tree on the
place tears the name of Wm. Byrd
n n I the year -1732, cut by Byrd him
.if. Both trees are. oak. The
Gcueral's farm is a part of the Rojal
grant to Wm. Byrd, who surveyed
the "Land of Eden,' "Gen; Farley
won it from the noted surveyor in a
game of poker, and cold it to Wm.
Broduax, the father of Dr. Brodnax.
Is descended from the last named"
gentleman to his nephew, the pres
ent owner. An office built by Gen.
Farley. before the Revolution is still
standing and in good state of prcser
vatqn. ; ;The shingles were put on
with i t'-wroa'cht' nails. Reidsville
-' '. - . I!o!i.' WnKhed Ashore-
Jackson ville, Fla., Oct. 4 A
ieciaTfrom Key West says that
fifty ead bodies, victims of the
xfiecks eccuring on the reefs during
thp-recent storm, have been washed
ashore on the isJands. The dead
"kre evidently sailors from the vessels
destroyed, although the length of
time which has eiasped Bince the
storm has rendered the bodies urn
identifiable through decomposition.
The probabilities are that many
more of these ghostly evidence of
the hurricane's fury will be brought
to light in a few days.
Teacher You may tell ns7 Tom
my, some of the ways ia which the
element of fire confres u benefit to the
Tommy (who knows something ol
his father's - biisiness methods)
When the amount of insurance ex
ceeds the value of stock on hand.
Chicago Record. -
FOB THE HEAUNU OF THE NATIOAS,
Manic Blood Baiiii
TOE. GREAT 80FlEK!l EFJIIBT roK
All Skin and Blood Diseases
It purifiesj builds up and enriches
EStto cure the most inveterate
DL.KJVJU OfwIlM LIIO"
PASRS. if rfirertinns ar fol-
) lowed. Thousands of grate-
4 ful people sound its praises
and attest its virtues.
WRITE for Book of Won
derful Cures, sent free on ap
plication. If not klpt bv vour local druegist,
send i.oo for large bottle, or f 5-oo
for .six bpttles, and medicine will be
sent, freight paid, Dy
BLOOD BALM CO., Atlanta, 1ft
TOWN AiV COUNTY.
Workmen are repairing the cotton
The rainy day cuts the Standard
short of local news today.
Mr. D L Bost aad family have
nioyed into the Fitzgerald house en
North Main' street. ;
' Miss. Laura Parish has gone to
Aeheville. She will teach in the
mountains this year.
Mr. Fred 'Swink has received a
car-load of cattle from Stanly. He
took them out to the farm.
The N. C. Christian Advocate
prints a picture of Bev. J C llilgo,
president of Trinity College. He u
yet very young looking.
A sale of the personal property at
the Nugget mine took place' near
Georgeville, Wednesday. Id the
evening things got lively:
The Rowan Fair is a failure or else
it is not going on at all, if we are
to judge by the Salisbury Herald.
The paper says nothing about it.
The New South Club is preparing
to admit visitors for ten days. Presi
dent Swink has had' cards printed
for the use of members.
Your attention is called to the
very interesting statements made in
the new ,.tad".of that enterprising,
wide-awal rtn, the Xowe p. .
Orer the'hills, valleys, rivers and
forests, the Standard ? congratulates
Dr. O M Payne. His household has,
another bright and promising addi
tion. . , . .,, , . ..
The successful ikiights at the
tournament of the Rowan Fair are:
HKrider, Jno. B F;
- Mr. D P Dayvault's dray driver,
while hauling Eome lime, was thrown
off, iwo barrels falling on him. The
colored man was right painfully
The authorities have ruu a.' fence
a closed fence from -the Graded
School building to the Anthony lot.,
The girls will have their - play
ground next to the Baptist church
and the boys will take, the grounds
on the north eide of tha fencei'-' f
A train backed into a wagon at
the Kerr street crossing last night.
Clem Cowan, col., was on, the wagon
but jumped and kept his horse from
being killed by holding him until
the train which was going slow
could bi stopped. The wagon was
torn to pieces, Salisbury Herald.
Miss Delia, the 18 year old daugh
ter of Mr. David Parks of ntar
Enochvilie, died Tuesday night of
fever. This is the second death re
cently in that family. A Bhoit
time ago Mr. Hugh Parks, a brother
of this young lady and a member of
the class of '94 at Davidson College
died. It is truly an afflicted
The Laura Sunderland School, er
roneoutly called "White Hall," is
preparing, to open. Everything is
in readiness. Misses J Stephens,!
Kerns and Allicon, of Hopewell,
Mecklenburg county,' and Misses
Corrie and Prndie Lewis and En
phenia Robinson, of Gaston county,
arriyed Wednesdayeyehing to enter
R?y. W C Alexander, the pastor
elect of the First Presbyterian
church ; has arriyed. The manse
was in great part refurnished. Mr.
Alexander's family will follow in
the course of seveial weeks. . The
people of Concord, irrespective of
denominational: tduliations , gives
Mr. Alexander .. cordial v. wel
come, he. First ( Presbyterian
church is to he congratulated "upon
the securing so able and affable pas
tor without anyelayl . ,"
. The Standard has an abiding fairb
in the saving qualities of the Demo,
cratic party of Cabarrus. Just as
sure as election day comes, jmt f o
sure will the entire ticket from
Sheriff Mqrri30a don to Coroner be
elected. . No one" is expecting any
other result'. And the Populist can
not say :' "fraud" either. . We &tg
sure that hot a single; bney-xm -lbs
Populist ticket has much -mora tnarj
a fainting hope of election. 'It
just one of those . examples. of. ?'al
long -a8-life-there.B.vbope" casei
Salisbury Herald, of the i ,4th .
Misses Rose Harris, Grace Gibsot,
and Lall Hill, and Messrs ; Geo,. L
Patterson, Frank L Smith, Jno. F.
York, RLKeeslf rand J P Border;,
of. Concord.were in the audience at
opera house, her) last night.' Mr
sler and iaa ' THi'lf "are stil
among ns. 'The others haye returned
tne opera nnusc neriasi njgj. on' th&day'of election every patriot
Keesler and .Miss .HilL are BtiUTaK1.t-;t ahh'iAmi tnT-fh
Mr. E E Gribble was in the city
He is now living' at NewelrVN. C.
When will we have the 'telephone
ia operation." : r' ' i
- There are 443 ' students at th
j Your attention- is called . to the
mortage sale by , . Mr. J A Rankin,
trustee. ,: , r,.
The yearly protracted ; meeting at
Forest Hill Methodist church will
begin a week from next Sunday.
Rev. T W Smith is conducting a
very succesf ul reviyal at Cannon
ville. Much interest is manifested.
The sale of revenue stamps in
Statesville for September amounted
When a merchant stops advertis
ing people get the idea into their
heads that his "business is going
Only one marriage license has
been issued up to date this mou h.
that one to a colored couple
Augustus Culp to Rhoda Miller.
The much talked of Jabez Myers,
of Charlotte, has reached New York.
He is reported on the road to speedy
and permanent recovery.
Mrs. E C Black, near Pionef r
Mills, Cabarrus county is dead. She
was 80 years of age. - She was the
mother of -Mr. - Jack Black, - of
Charleston. t.- . A -
'Squire D H Ridenhour, of No. 8
township, was in the city. "He' has
been having ' chills. It had been
thirty-eight years since he had h d a
chill np to Monday.', "
George F;Pell,, formerly of, the
Mt. Airy Nawg.Jia8 en ieres-' school
cht.nic Qf Concord, has - met
fcerions loss in ' Chester, S.- CiV; He
got his right hand in a piece of tnj
chmery, losing tbe thnmb and two
A.. lady was asked by a Standard
man if Bhe had any news. Her re
ply was that If she had heard any
thing . worth' noticing she could not
remember it; 'as she could , think of
nothing but that fall hat.
- Some one who was evidently
hungry "swipped" a basket of din
ner from a wagon in the lot in rear
of D P Dayvault's stoie. We do
not .know the party that was loser,
but we saw the empty basket.
Mr. Kimbro J Davis, who has
been in the Odell mill here for a
year or more, has accepted a position
as superintendent of a mill at By
num's. Chatham county. Mr. Dayis
has many waim. friends here and we
hate very much to lose him.
The Standard will have to retract
it3 statement us to the hole in the
sidewalk in the front of Smithd'eal
& Morris's. A nice little pond is
there and Mr. Penick Query is hard
at work on a boat he is building for
his own private use. Liter: it is
now filled. '
-Durbani Sun': "Frank'Robbinfl, of
Concord, superintendent of the Can
non Cotton Mills, arrived in the
city today on a visit to R L Patters
son." Mr. Robbins lives in China
Grove and is not superintendent of
the Cannon cotton mills, but of ine
Rev. Jim Scherer, brother of Rev.
Scherer, of Concord, and Lutheran
missionary to Japan from the North
Carolina Synod, was married recent
ly to a Mi83' Brown, an American
lady acid also a missionary to Japan.
She was "sent "by the 'Northern
Presbyterian- church? - - -
W bflaleveralboys were'eh un king
rocks and "sticks at "locusts "this,
Saturday morning on Spring street,
opposite Che graded "school a'etray
rbek f elfbu the head of a small col
ore 1 gir and hurt her right Beverly.
Boys Bhonld b'e more careful in throw
iog rocks,' especially on the street.
, - Th Governor has offered a reward
pf 100 for the capture and convict
ion of. ;the unknown'.-person enrier-'
son8wh(niirdW Mr. Jas. Brown,
a CotUni miU superBtendentin' !CV
tawba couity Jas.week. ' it will "be
rememberd;t.hairpw'n went to his
istore to watchjjfor jurglars;nd?Was
killed ny. the .attef. afer ' a ffibfe
fiKbt- V:''''v: :V;--'
If there is a township. In the jco'unv
ty 'ta-which a Democratic 'cfuVhas
not, yet been 6rgarifzedi( no' "time
shjBujd. be. lost jnrforming'oiie. .We
are going to'whip this ght,,'but i pr
gankation' is .absolutely necessary to
do it,and from' now until snnV set
succf 'a qf.be party that has giyen
A'Popnljs it.is-sajd Jbiits a sil
ver dollar carrietl in 1894. It takes
Buck Kitchen was at Salisbury
Friday. They say he weeps great
big tears when he begins to tell
about the Democratic party having
Lft him. '
, Buck Kitchen gays that everybody
down east knows that Faycloth is
not fit to be Supreme Court Justice,
and that on a recent trip to the west
he teamed that Furches was even
less fit. Buck, you know, is a priest
and apostle of Populism, and , hie
opinions should nave weight with
, A beetle can " draw twenty times
i's own weight." So can a mustard
No man eyer t. et had - money
enough to by either good taste or
A Georgia boy thought to be lost
was found on the bank of a river,
where he had been fishing steadily
for three days.
Who got up the petiMon to Sir- M
L Buchanan ? Mr. C E Birringe
wants to know.
. The Greensboro College Associa
tion is to be congratulated on the
very wise and happy selection of a
successor to the late .Dr, Reid. Dr.
Norman is intensely popular and an
earnest, able worker. . .
' The Georgia election takes place
next Wednesday. It is time for the
wild ones to get their mouths ready
to cry "Fraud.". They would do it
St. Peter personally- watched
eiy pptice.-- --
: Col. OiiverjDoCkeryfs not to run
in the, 6th Congressional district. It
its to be left alone to Preccher Poli
tico Martin. It was hoped that
Jeems Lockart was to have somebody
against him to make a campaign.
The tariff bill provides a tax of 2
cents on all playing cards -"spotted
cards." This makes a revenue of
$1,000,000 annually. Peffer wanted
to raise this tax on a direct tax on
land. This is the kind of stuff that
our Populist frienas are asked to
support. Those who are sincere and
have the best interest of the country
at heart will not do it.
You gentlemen, who think the
Populists have swept the country:
What think you of Tennessee, Alas
bania, Arkansas and Georgia ?
That cyclone which struck Ar
kansas Tuesday night was one of
the mjst terrible on record. The
ruins at the Insane Asylum are,par
ticularly sad. .
The Concord correspondent writes
the Charlotte Observer "Mr. A L
Butt made $67 CO for the three
nights he 'exhibited his panorama
here. He left for Salisbury this
morning." The effects of a 65scent
advertisement in the Standard.
There will not be a total eclipse of
the suu until the 21st century.
We will have to wait a long time.
If Buck Kitchen, the Populist
campaigner, wants to convince any
one that he is a Democrat he ought
to quit going about the State with
a blind bridle on that chain to
the bridle reyeals him. . .
; Judge Dick of Greensboro, will
vote for Judge Shepherd for chief
justice. i He can't swallow Faircloth,
the fusion candidate Websters
Weekly. All this shows the tide.
' I In Russia people over 80 years old
a.-e prohibited by law from marry
ing ; and they are not allowed to
marry o i er fire times This is a
pretty liVeral matrinionial law.
Copvict "adftirti. ".'
7 Mr: ,If W ".Smith, superintendent
o'f theCaoarf us convict gang was
oyer yesYef day.' Mr.' .Smith stands
euardeV' 'S'mei). He was - taken
ye3fterdtay6ut to- Se Jlecklenburg'a
campa'Si was ' greatly pleased with
. Tne convicts -have worked tneir
way on'tbe.Statesyille read as far as
Dr. Irwin's, and on I the Dil worth
boulevard as far as Mr. Rigler's.
The' work on boik roada is progressi
ing well. Charlotte Observer,
j .When tramps ask; for pie it would
be a good idea to offer them a cake
of soap. .
Highest of all in Leavening Power." Latest U.1
THAT (iOP.IA ELF.CTIOW.
Georgia, old Geoigia, Tom Wat
son's State, is again on record.
The old State is still in the col
umn where all gcod States are
found. Georgia is Democratic and
always will be it is just like North
.' The majority for the "Democrats
in Georgia at the election on Weds
nesday ranges between 30,000 aEd
They had the great disease of fus
ion down in Georgia. They fused
eh? YeB they fused and fusion got
mopped up and cleaned up.
It will be ia order now for fusion
sympathizers to cry "fraud." The
better element of no political party
will consent for the chosen few to
make an unholy alliance by which
political honor, principles and per.
sonal opinion are to be sold, bartered
or traded upon. Humanity has not
come to that point when a few men
can bargain and deliver the honestly
held opinions of men and try to af
fect a mixture that will not mix
any more than oil and water.
It will be refreshing to hear the
explanations of the Populist mana
gers of North Carolina upon the
bad defeat of fusion in Georgia.
Those whom they claim as followers
JSjTlwant to know from them what
hit fiislovJn Georgia.
They fused' in Tennessee wha
was the resuit'J'
They fusefl in Arkansas what
was the result.' " ' ;
They fised in Alabama
was the result?
They fused in Georgia what was
They have fused in ; North'" Caros
lina what will be thg.igsulj!
Any child that can read, see signs
and put two and two together knows
just what is in store for fusion in
North Carolina. All over the State
sincere thinking Populists are retir
ing from the unholy alliance' put on
them by their political managers.
The sincere Republicans are turning
their backs upon tbe fusion.
Here's the list : Tennessee, Arkani
sas, Alabama aud Georgia.
Send along some more fusion.
The fusion business maiager,
Gideonite Sotho Wilson, refuses a
joint canvass. The Republican
chairman is willing but says he's
turned the whole business to the
Greene has just had a large Demo
cratic convention. Speeches were
made and several Populists were con
verted. Harry Skinner, who used to cuss
the colored people, presided at the
fusion convention in Pitt county on
The triangular congressional can
didates spoke at Trinity on Wednes
day, Dr. Ried Parker appeared for
Stroud, tbe Populist.
Only one-fourth cf a column is
taken up by the People's Party cam
p&ign book on tbe subject of tariff.
The book contains 124 pages.
Bock Kitchen and C W Tillet
had a joint discussion, Thursday
night in Charlotte Old Buck is
not all Populist.
Msj Robbins captured his audience
in Monroe on Thursday.
N ew Way to Lay Onl the Bep.-Popn.
With one of the places of regis
tration at an undertaker' establish
ment with a tombstone yard next
door, Democrats should have no
trouble in "laying 'em out."
In one of the wards in Statesyille
the registrar is a tombstone man
and registers, tbe yoters atj hid office I
in tne midst of his marble yard. In
another ward the registrar is a men
chant and he registers the voters in
his store, which adjoins an under
taking establishment. '
. These are eyil ofH.for the cohi.
fuBionisti SirtesT "ark.
GEO. MILLS CONFESSES.
Iana M'imuerly'H Father Is in Jail
Charge of Murder.
Perhaps the dirtiest and most at
rocious crime known in the annals
of North Carolina courts has been
unravelled in the Superior Court of
The trial has been on this week
and it is too dirty for cold time to
picture and carry into homes.
Our readers will remember the
case George Mills was jailed on
the charge of seducing i
ing Miss Iana Wimbefly,
county. She wa3 a niece of his.
The unravelling of the case an
net work woven around Georj
Mills not only fastened him to
but pat each strong suspicion
Wimberly, tbe father of tbe mt
dered girl, that the judge isau?
bench warrant for Wimberly on
charge of having a band in tl
The case went to the "grand jfi
and George Mills was called befo
that body and in being .questioned
so clcsely he. cenfessed the whole
thing, and his tale sounds straight
Tbe g'rl the poor dead girl
was no: virtuous ia life her own
brothers had taken her virture; and
:he family, without the knowledge
of Iana, held a conference to devise
plans to get rid of Iana .
One can not keep from believj
Mills tale. He is a simpleton, i
and his confession and stater
; .T3enttncelia8 he
CroMMl i lie Deadline. - y
Theordinanca prohibiting hotel
and carriage porters from creating a
nuisance at the depot in rushing up
to the cars when a train comes in
and soliciting patronage in a boister
ous, hurry-like fashion, has for some
time been violated to no little ex
tent, but Chief Roger has put a stop
to it for a time at least.
Friday night vt hile beating around
the depot he witnessed this great
nusiance and toll the boys to ap
pear at tbe Mayor's "court thisr
Siturdty moiLin. Four of the
porters appeared and submitted,
paying a fine of $5.35 each.
The deauline is there and when it
i8cro8sed by the porters, they con
fuse and worry the passengers no
little, and we approve of the efforts
being made to stop it
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