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VOL. VI-NO. 40.
CONCORD N. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBEP 18, 1894.
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ONE HUNDRED YEAKS AGO.
Things Have Changed Somewhat and
This sounds Queer. ,
Every gentlemen wore a queue
and po ffdered his hair.
Imprisonment for debt was a com
There was not a public library in
the Uni.ted States.
f" Almost a!l the furniture was ira
( ported from England.
An old copper mine in Connecti
cut was used as a prison.
There was only one hat f aGtory
and that made cocked hats
A day laborer copsiJered himself
jfvell paid at two shillings a day.
Crockery plates were objected to
because they dulled the knives.
A man who jeered at the preacher
or critcised the sermin was fined,
Virginia contained a fifth of the
whole population of the country.
A awitleman bowing to a lady al
wayyaped hi3 foot on the ground.
Two stage coactes bore all the
travel between Hew York and Eos
ton, Beef, pork, salt fish, potatoes, and
hominy were the staple diet all the
ye lr round.
Buttons were scarce and expen
sive, and the trousers were fastened
with pegs or iaces.
There were no manufacturers in
this country and every housewife
raised her own flax and made her
The church collection was taken
in a bag ut the end of a pole, with a
bell atlacbedto rcuae the sleepy
Leather breeches, a checked shirt,
cket, and a cocked
had enough tea
his spoon across his cup to
indicate he wanted no more
Anew arrival in a i.ul was set
upon by his fellow prisoners and
robbed of everything ne had.
Senator Thos. J Jarvis will speak
at the follow times and places :
Wentwortb, Rockingham, county,
Monday, October 22 nd.
Concord, Cabarrus county, Tues
day, October 23rd.
Wadesboro, Anson county, Wed
nesday, October 24th.
Monroe, Union county, Thursday,
October 25 th.
Rockingham, Richmond county,
Friday, October 26th.
Red Springs, Robenson county,
Saturday, October 27th.
Every one should hear our able
and eloquent Senator.
jired flannel i
' An Unfortunate .Child.
J The 10 month old child of Mr.
and Mrs. John M Young, on Spring
. street, is indeed sorely afflicted, bas
ing paraljzed in the legs and back,
caused, it is thought, by some
spinal affection or a slight attack of
dipijtheria unknown to any one.
Little "Nancy" is a pretty blue- eyed
baby, and was brighter than the
average child for hei ag and is a
favorite of every baby lover in tnat
part of the city. The nnfortnna'e
child may recoyer from paralysis, bu
it is feared she will be deformed
for life. We hope net.
Hello ! Well.
The telephone line between this
- place and Rock Hill, via. Charlotte
and Gastonia, will be connected to
morrow, Sataiday, and direct com
munication car be had. The phone
in this city is in the office of the St.
j, ' C!oud Hotel. It was put in this
V Sp Pridaj morning.
x Soon will come the festive chest
nut and around many a fireside will
b- grouped the family, the children
; liaUning to fairy tales and roasting
, chestnuts, but the merchant is at
his post to answer to the calls of
hid customers, and gives them a eoog
timilar to the following :
I give you splendid measure.
And my conscience never squirms,
There's a heaping pint of chestnuts;
And half a pint of worms.
Tansled Cp. - , . -
The ever trnthfnl and never lying
V.stibulo, edited by one of Concord's
; ' : briihtest Topulist candidates, has
this to ear aboutthe joint speaking
' . - bv t eeo Hon. John S Henderson and
; ' MlA C Shnford in No. 3 township
" Tuesday l. -
" They spoke in No. 3 on Tuesday
- - N with the usual effect of winning lots
of Pop. voters. We tell you things
: . - work mighty bright for reformers
all over the country, especially in Ca
j ' - - Here the Standard will inform the
' . , editor of the Vestibule that the
-V - speaking did not take place.Jaed
- - that neither candidate went oat to
.. ' Vo- 3, on' account of the h---. rain.
MR. RAND IN EARNEST.
lie Says lie Will Support the Demo
- cratic Ticket lie in One or Your
Sometime ago the Standard clip
ped an intervhw with Sir, Rand,
published in the Raleigh News &
Observer. Mr. Marion Battler de
nied it and others believing him,' put
in denials also.
Mr. Etind felt called upon lo
make a statement over bis own name.
That letter appeared in the Raleigh
rews or Tuesday, Hero it is :
RAKD"iS Mills, N. C, Oct. G.
Aa there has been, and is yet
much conjecture as to where I stand
politically, I will, if you will allow
me space m your co'.unuij, explain
in a manner there Ci:i b-j no quib
bling about hereof cor. I confess I
have been very much
, lc33 since
the coalition convention Li Raleigh
to locate accurate!? tiv poiilicl
whereabouts. As Tom Vatva vioald
s-iy I did not know where I eus ;it,
but as time pasicd by I gr-iv in wis
dom and broadened in views until I
came to realize that my psrty had
slipped from its moorings and was
threatening violence to the prir:ci
pies it advocated at its inception
and in whose defence, honestly
raised my voice two year ago.
A fusion wiih any party we had
before arranging for iniq-aiLoua leg
islation, my better judgement told
me, was a political crime. I wta a
Populist after the etraightest sect
and had settled down in sincere con
viction that the declaration of
principles we had "thrown to the
world were good enough, liberal
enough and broad enough to cover
the earth from pole to pole, and
that the welfare of my country d
manded f.ie formation of a new parly
to enact them into a law; nrA I
nujd hitve denounced in the
strongest" terra ecaiitfea yriri atrf
party, it matters not by what name
yon might distinguish it. Aud I
used all of my influence with u.y
Populist friends to antagonize auy
such baneful and unholy influences
as it would have on the partv that
we considered to all intents and pur
poses the salt of the earth. I askel
them to be orthodox or take down
their banners. This course I con
sidered honorable and the only
one we could pursue to successfully
meet argument in the coming cam
paign. The fusion convention turned a
Ueaf ear to every appeal of th-3 kind
and voted it down, net taking into
consideration at all the fact tL; t
they were sounding the death kuell
of the Populist party. R'ght at
this juncui-e, sore and chagrined i 8
I was, a Philadelphia lawjtr, if
s.?oru and put upon the stand, could
not hare told where 1 stood in
politics. And as retaliatory uieas
ures and edicts are more or less
justified by aws human and divine
1 say to my many friends who seem
to be inquisitive about my political
position, that I shall re3ent thi
crying Injustice done my party by
voting the Democra'ic party.
The names Republican aud Pop
ulist, by the action of the fusion
convention, were made Bynonymons
terms. What one implies, the other
implies making either, or both re
pulsive and uncongenial to the m
ture of an intelligent, Southern born
white man, viewing it from the
It is not neccessary to review the
history of the two old parties, as all
intelligent voters are familiar with
them. By no means would I say
their records have been ideal ones.
However, I believe the Democratic
pirty has sorely repented its folly in
reducing the country to the gold
standard. It has learned by sad ex
perienci that mch lislation aug
merited the troubles of which the
Fusion in Iowa with the Democrats
f psion in North Carolina with the
Republicans, destroy the People's
party with its prestige and leaves in
its rake nothing but the vacuum it
once occupied, and the more I me
diate over it, the more intolerable it
becomes. Vice and virtnre being
incompatible, I shall vote the Demo
cratic ticket. W. H. Rand.
Fire at High Point,
Wrena Bro's furnituie factory at
High Point was consumed by f?re
Tuesday night at 7;33.
' It originated from a hot boi on
the engine, dtatroyed the machinery
building, but the warehouse was not
With scarcely no protection, yet
by the use of bu ckets and' the heayy
ram falling at the time, the flames
were confined to the first building '
' Had it not been for the' rain, it is
thouebfc , a number - of buildings
would have gone. - -
Loss $10 OOOj insurance. $3,000.
Greensboro Record. . .
Vsu:t Srv"i UrlK Seven Feepl
Came Scar Browning.
Wednesday afternoon being suoh a
love!y afternoon, Mrs. J II Lo g'aud
Mr? Bnd Talbert decided' to speud
seyeaal days fc Mr, Loug's cbnntry
hosaein No. 10 - township, but be.
fore their journey was complete they
cnuie near rneetiug'a watery death.
At Rocky River bridge, batter
known. a3 the "thunder struck"
bridge, the water was hedged in on
either Eide by the high embankment,
causing a current to tow far sciae
distance in the public road. i'lit
stream was ewoKen to such an t-x
ten!; tnatv Lv-n tee team crossed the
bridge the pheu tea (Mr. (Jori's big
one) sankjuto tJic water, which ran
over the tack of it.
Mrs. hong ar-d son--and Mrs.
Tuibert and three little children
:tud the coloied driver, saveu in
nunibc-r, Ciitae near drowning. The
women had to iioid the children up
on the Bears to keep tneir huids
One horse and tne colored rasa er.
hausted in the struggle for life aud
barely eccapt-d. Mr. Bob McCurdy
and several" neighbors heard the
Ecreaininj c thej terrified women
and children and came totheir res.
cue. The harness was cut from the
horses and thy honses floated to Die
shore. A rope v. as then fastened to
the tonjp.e. of the vehicle and dran
Thj current ran in opposite airecs
tiou to the travellers and it was a
miracle that they all escaued alive.
These sM. s aiid childrea v -e:e in
water up to their waists and necks
for ad least 30 minutes. Ic is a
wonder the children were i;ot
strangled. We are glad the, recult
was no or;e than a good ducking
and a terrible friirh'..
On Wednesday the usual rounds
of the aspiring candidate was in or
der and as tfcey fre particular to
slight no one, t?,-o of the candi
dates for the came office, while pass
ing the Lowe clothing .iton, at
tempted to shake hands with the
dummy that stacds on the sidewalk.
They goi; a cold snub, however, ai;a
puiled their hats down aud walked
off as if they were disappointed.
VI II Rand has denounced the
ringmasters of the Pop?, for Gelling
out. He will support Democracy.
Mr, Jno. A Waller, of Granville
county, and a leading Populist, has
denounced fuciorytbo ale made b
TroHtccN r Female 'ncation tor
Concord PresUytery JSeels iiiSlaSx
ville. The coniraitlee or board of trus
tees of Concord Preibjtery, who are
charged with the duty of establish
ing a female school within 'he
bounds of the Presbytery, to be con
ducted under its auspices, r::-: ia
Statesville last Friday evening.
Thero were present iiev. J B Shearer,
D. D., president of the board; Rev.
J Rumple, D. D., secretary; Rev. J
M Rose, Major G W F Harper and J
H Hill, Esq. Major llarpsr vat
elected treasurer in place of S H
Reports and communications con
cerning the matter of female educa
tion were recived and the whole Eub
jtct carefully considered, After de
liberation the following resolutions
were adopted :
Resolved, 1st. That is the sense
of this board of trustees that there
is urgent need for the establishment
of a good and economical school for
the education of girls under Presby
terian auspices in this section of the
Resolved, 2d. That a committee
consisting of Dr. Schearer, Major
Harper and Rey. J M Rose be ap
pointed to inquire where and upon
what terms suitable property can be
secured by Concord - Presbytery,
either alone or m conjunction with
Mecklenburg Presbytery if she bo
desire, for such school. - v
Resolved,' 3d. That a committee
consisting of Rev. J M Rose, Prof.
J II Hill and Dr. Kumple be
pointed to prepare and secure
charter for said institution
The committee than adjoume
meet at the call of the presides
The above is all that
mittee gaye out for
Statesville people, who.
that some definite action
the location of the echo
ville College would
about as much m the.
It is semi'OffieiJ,
p.nnrfitfnA of tbp
in spite uf the '
Jack was seen early this (Friday)
morning all aroend.
'E Dam red ball of cheese is a
new cno on us.-?-
The ehow is goisg. tarcugn the
Mrs. Ed F Correll aud child, be
have beaa quire bick, are iaiprovii-gi-
Meekienhurg'rf candidates began
their campaign Wednesday.
Ot-rbsU and Fitzsirniaotis ar? to
fight at Jackconville, Florida, not,
earlier than July next.
f-enatora R.msoni and Jurvis will
oren their canvass ia this section at
Charlotte on Friday, the 10 rK in
The recent storia.d:i considerable
daai'e to cotton., espssiallv in the
eastern pirt of tie S'ate.
Bucioesd w..3 brisk today, Aa
unusually largo amount cf cotton
was the market.
Mr. L C Caid weil, once a Concord
boy, will, beginning on the 2ith,
stumo Catawba county ia interest of
Rev. John W Lafferty, who has
been visiting his brother, Dr.
Laffeity, at Glasses, has gone to
Liberty, S. C., where he has a charge.
There is "one man on the Populist
ticket that has already been elected
by bimsjlf. Bat, oh Lord ; the Cth
of November is a-coming.
The house on -West Depot street
recently vacated by Mr. D L B;st,
13 now C2cupied by Mrs, Ldura
I.I'-. Fred Ollivcr, who -aa tried
in Charlotie Thursday for chooting
Jabi z Myers, cauie clear, the jury
bringing in a verdict cf "not guilty."
Deputy jeorge Murris back from
L'.ccolnton,"where he took the Hind
""Yf : 'y ".1,1 tpiit.,wMi-on ir
Hon. F M Siaimon.3 is bookd by i
Chairman Poa to Spenke at Cook's,
this county, October IS, and in Con
cord, October 13, at uig-ht.
The County authorities are ar
ranging for the erection of a bridge
o'.c-r Little Cold Water creek ca the
Mt. Pleasant road.
Don't misjudge the young man
whose hair is long and unkempt. He
m;iy be simply a fcotiball enthusiast
or a master of tennis.
Prof Drod Peacock is again pro
minently mentioned in connection
with the presidency of the Greens
boro Female college.
The .wsis au $18,000 fire ia Dan
lille, Ve.y Tuesday night. The
fire originated iu the tobacco factor)
of A G Fuller & Co., !and contents
totally destroyed, with $.9,000 m
As soon as his engagement ia weil
known the average young man be
gins to observe that th"re are other
girls besides his Letroihtd who arc
pietfy aud just as fascinating.
Take the enemies ihat any well
conducted newspaper makes in tbt
course of business "and stand them
up in a row, and the balance of the
community will say the editor ought
o. be proud that they are his ene
mies. Tne Democratic Club of No. 12
township should furnish Secretarj
J C Fink a boos to enroll the names
of memberj and keep the minutes,
The club should not only be a cam
paign club, "but it should be con
sidertd a preniacent affair, ita of
ficers bciug cho3en annually.
rthur Alexander, who wrote
aa article for the Standard, asks us
to correct the statement that the
true blue Republicans want the Aus
tralian ballot law. He' says they
want a national ballot system. ,Wt
gladly, make the correction.
The iNiratic parly will cam
North ""Siear because it
, The county candidates begin the.ir
I canvass Monday in Ko. 1 township.
Donkey parties ar e "all the go"
The fall exhibit of the livestock
association of Charlotte will take
place Thursday, November 15.
The house of Mr. Joe Cruse, in
ivo, 6 township, was destroyed by
Mr. 7 ROdeil is snfi'ering. iae!ise
pain caused by a sprained ankle re
ceived while at Patterson's mill
Wires, supposed to be telegraph
wires, ate .crossed on the telephone
liie between here and Charlotie.
Communication wot lost today.
The many friends , "of Sev. Jesse
Pace, of Moraanton, will be glad 10
know that he is fast improvirg, after
a very severe spell of sickness.
When Main's tigers get here and
is RSi-owated with the Pops' elephant
we can probably then furnish Dr.
Herring with lots of freaks and
animals for his zoo.
The Statesville Landmark is to id-
sue a daily edition during the session
Of the Western North Carolina Con
ference, which coiiyene8 at that
place in Noveaibc-r.
The enterprising firm of Dry,
Wadsworth & Co., in Albemarle, has
page advertidemens in the S an'y
News of this week. That's the way
The banjo club cf Charlotte is
growing to be more interesting, u3
in has developed into a quartette,
two of whom are ladies. "Thfjck
It i3 rumored on the etreet that a
man was seen in town this morning
who wantedto purchs.ie a "grind
organ." He was a Populist. They are
pren-arinz for a hilarious time ia his
- Thirty interested and interesting
women met at the hall of the David
son building jesteiday afternoon te
learn the "art of ali arte" to "civil"
iized man" the art of cooking.
The National Street Railway As
sociation will meet in Atlanta
next week, commencing the 15th
and ending the 20th. There will be
about 1,000 delegates from various
parts of the United States and for
Mr, Jake Newell, of Cabarrus
county, recently local reporter for
the Charlotte News, has turned poli
tician and i3 making Rome howl in
his section by his strong speeches in
defence of Democracy, Jake is a
good one woereyer you put him.
Bill Hos&ins, the negro who was
put in j lil several months ago to
await the January term of court fcr
dispensing "elegant booze," is out on
bond. Bill and others who violate
the law in the same way, had better
take warning and quit.
A young lady who wears five yards
uf goods in her sleeves and four in
her skirt was ."sold out" by1 her
father, before a number of guests,
'when he pulled the puff up as it
should stand and told her she must
be careful that her fellow did cot
nestled his head on her shoulders
again, as it might rain the puff.
A young bookkeeper of our city is
undoubtedly in love, cr something
else. He got so excited and cons
fused when a. certain young lady,
entered the store while he was jbbpy
looking for a man's account that he
picked up a' medical almanac and
began scanning its pages. He .soon
discovered his niietake, howeves and
is new himself again.
The Populist dictator, Mary Ann
Batler, has notified Judge H M Wel
born, of Wilke sboro, that the "eom
mitte" has decided it best to vote
for Starbuck for judge of that
mountiain district, therefore he ad-
;s Judge Welborn, who is the
r nominee of the Pops, to
off the perch. Mr. Wel-
replies that ha will
Sir .'George I.. ITislier KarrieH one of
t'om-r.rd'H Eest Yonng-Ladies. '
At 3 o'clock this (Thursday)
afternoon a very quiet marriage took
pi tee at the'rome of the bride s
father, Mr. Mi'as Johnston, on
North Main etreer. Mr. Ceoraa L
Fisher, son of Mr. Ephriara Fisher,
and one of Cabarrus's most promis
in young men, was married to & isp
Sat Johnston, one of Concord's b- st
Rev. W C Alexander performed
the cerenjocy, l.eing the initial mar-
npge under his charge here. The
ceremony was impressiye and the
happy con pie were pronounced man
and wife with the customary vows
upon such occasions.
Besides the relatives of the con
tracting parties a few very intin::ite
friends were present.
Mr. Fisher is to be congratulated
upon his choice, and we wish them
joy and happiness that may last all
iler Idea and 111m.
"There's one fine thing about cur
wedding piesent3, Tom, dear," she
said. "There wasu't a duplicate in
"That's true ; worse luck," sight d
Tom. "fe haven't any excuse fcr
disposing of 'eui now, and times a: e
awfully hard," Harper's Bazar.
John IteuderHoa in To tvn.
Congressman John S Ileddarsou
arrived in the city today and regis
tered at the Central. Ee left this
afternoon for Lincolnlon, where he
is to speck tomorrow. His Pop op
ponent, Shuford, took the overland
route for that place. Mr. Hend.rson
was seen by a News reporter today,
and his pul8e,"tempature and res
piration were found to be ia such a
sound condition that any insurance
company in the land would be will
ing and anxious tJ lane liins lor anv
sum, from a thousand up to a mil
Mr. Henderson is in good spirits,
a3 indeed he should be, for his rev
turn to Congress is one of the dead
certain things, and his majority is
going to be the largest that he has
yet receiyeJ at the hands of his con
stitueucy. Charlotte News.
Look Ont for Tiger.
Main's circus ran into a washout
yesterday going into Richmond,
when two wild tiger3 escaped.
A passenger on thia cioming'c
train say3 he saw them about day.
light and they were coming this way.
It wonld be terrible shoull the7 ar
rive here about 9 or 10 o'clock to
morrow night. Greensboro Record.
We haye a specie of this animal
in our city, most cf them are blind,
however, but dargerous, neverthe
less. We hope Main's tigers will le
caged befoie they get this far down
the road, for with his and ours, the
citizens might become worked up to
such a state of excitement thai
snakes p,nd tigers of all description
would be seen Of course this cp
plies only to those who are not tiger-
tamers and are not familiar with
Ceila'nly, Mr Gaild.
Editor Standard ;.l beg apace
in your columns to inform the
supercillious and blatant editor of
that scurrilous sheet called the
"Vestibule," that if he refers to me,
in his istue of the 4th inst., as being
a native Englishman paid ta advos
cate the Democratic cause, he is
gnilty of the crime for which
Ajmaniasjjas, struck dead.
TwaS' a .naturalized citizen and
voted the Deiuocoatic ticket long be
fore his pusillanimous anatomy in
haled the fetid breath that pei
meates it. .
I am a Democrat ! and believe that
the salvation of our country depends
on, and will never be attained, ex
cept by perpetuatin-g Democratic
rule for several consecutive terxs.
A Freak of Mature.
Mr. Will L Bell is exhibiting a
potato that has every appearance of
a human being with the exception
of the breath of life. It has a well
shaped body and. limbs, feet and
muscles, but its head is just a little
of proportion with the body,
somewLat swelled. ,
ch Democrat, who saw it
lemarkad that it res
of the . different
rtam , -populist
y him at the
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
TRAIN ROBBED IN" VIRGINIA
Ilia !totbpi'4 ;! About fslSO.OOO
The :x)r-t.s JKeNMeeger ' I-isli-iI,
Firing at tJie :":l,ers '1 !x-y Hot
Four Knai of tio!S The RotbT.v
Oeeured at i:.-inl ;-. V Wild i:n
rie .Siie-TrRl((e(! in time lo Fre
Vi'iil a Collision.
Richmond, Oct. 12
file North -
bound passenger train on the Rich-
mond Frecler!ckburr' t'z Potomac
i tiiroaa, wuica lett here at 7 o'citc-c
to night, Wiii hel-1 up near Quantlco.
The engineer and firemau were
forced from their engine and the
engine cut loose and sent ahead. T he
express car was then entered, the
messenger covered with pistols anu
the safe blown open and robbed. The
runnaway locomotive was stepped at
Quantico by obstructing the track.
It is stated hire tonight that there
was an unusually Urge amount of
money on the train, probably ;;5C-
UOu. xhe robbers, seven ia numoer
were musfced, and did not blow o cn
he safe us r.t l'rsc reported. Tcey
forced tlic messenger to cpen it. The
railroad company has oflered $1,C00
reward for the orrtstof any one of
The express me?senger, ii F
Centr-hCx-l.' .? ht hJrw If
rav, barred the doors of tne exoress
car, but these were blown opeu wuh
tnese vere mown ope
After the .robbery the -
thieves made eff with their boodle in
tbe direction cf the Potomac river
wherrit is suppofed they had a bc.it
in wait;.-7r to Uk t hpm to the Marv
land Eide. Ni; cf the rSber3 eihr" t" -t-u
tereumo passenger cojcne?. ine CAK'T FIGHT IN JACKSON
operator at Brooks, six miles from VILLE.
Quantico, discovered that the ecgij e i
was wild as it passed his station and
telegraphed to Quantico, where a
switch was thrown co that it was
brought into collision with two
loaded freight cers and wrecked.
Had the locomotive been permitted
topaa Quantico, it would have col
lided with a couth-bound passenger
A GREAT TIME.
lT.ti . ,i r,iKl:t u'rwceohii li f.5 Iro:
in.'iu 5ien t . SucaU.
Octiber 23 will bo a gala daj in
Concord and Cabarrus.
Arrangments have been' made to
have Senator Thos. J Jarvi3 to spe&k
here on that day.
A big procesiou is being arranged
for. The mounted men will lead
the procession, ";thD hit. Pleasant
baud follow. Next viii be a line of
footmen i-nd the Ccneord Cornet
uiiv will be behind them, right in
the push. Next will come another
line of ,?ien Democrats followed
by th Drum corps,
A fine sils banner will be given
to the township that bas the largest
number of mounted
side cf No. 1&
An effort is being made to have
Senator John B Gordon, Georgia's
greatest and moct patriotic citizen
with us. fc'enator Gordon is a vet
ran and one of the grandgest orator's
the South has eyer known.
At night a torch light procession
will be had and a grand display of
A great time is to be had among
the Democrats, and "sich another
takin' on you never did see,"
When the Populists were arrang
ing their room for headquarters over
the furniture etorej some chairs,
of a necessity, had to be -bought.
They were purchased at Cannons,
Fetzer & Bell's. Mr. llileman said
he wanted some that would last un
til he was elected. He goc tie
chairs, but did not geta guarantee
that they would last bo long.
Another "Pop" Victory.
John C Dancy, colored, of Salis
bury, once custom house collector
under Harrison's administration at
Wilmington, spoke at 8 o'clock this
(Saturday) afternoon - to about
twenty-five negroei and half as
many white people. .. This is' another
victory for the fueionj ticket in our
county and no doubt "hundreds of
votes were won for the Pops and
Reps." :. .L.
'Wealth and power haye limit.
Willy V'aUy AstorV erann
Emperor can no mm
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Guarc, liie Xnrdcrer ofittlnu Martin,
:tniiit Knicide in Cbarlotteaville.
Richmond, Va., Oct. 12 A Chars
lottesvilie special to the Dispcth
ssys : Richard L Guard, who cn the
1 - last; April shot Miss Laura 13
Mtain in a paeseager coach on the
I Richmond & Danville Railroad just
luv " p's m w
Union station in this city, committed
j suicide some time last nighty
banging himself in Ms "cell in the
Guard i. !d placed the back cf a
ne-v split-bottomed chair in the ven
til&tor in his cell ( which went ens
tirely through the vtu) and after
tjing a p ece of stout cretonne, a
part of. Jus c!othes bag around his
neck, slipped the cloth ever one of
the rear legs of the efcr:'r,and by thi
mear:3 ended his hfe. lie pinioned
hi 3 legs with trunk st-np, and th?n
enwled cts; of another chair that he
h::d place 1 under tho ouo to which
ho had attnc.ed the noose.
When found he h.id-ien dead for
several ho"rs. His 1 -ody was cold,
undressed, eti'I in hi 3 night clothes,
; BHU ll'.S fOC: : W
' iae Do:J v';,s c'r-t:- n a0
i "3 U1U" ' " ir J!iU e3uwu-
Nothing cop Id.
! c?" 1ViDg r&u"0--
lor the suicide.
The ?Pirj,;n -&J
was inscne, end that wo-jld
the defense if the cm
I.dv. ileliell Snys Bob nnl Jim, l
iter Xot'irriiiiietaneeN, Shall Meet.
New Orleans, Oct. 12. The City
Item heie is' in receipt of a telegram
from Gov. Mitchell, of Florida, in
answer to a query as to whether the.
Corbett and FUxsimcicns fight
would be allowed to tane place in
Ficrida. The foilowiag is a copj of
the Governor's telegram : "Corbett-.
Fitzaramons will net be allowed to
meet in Florida even if Legislature
ha3 to be convened for the purpcBe
of preventing the fight.
Signed "11. T. Mitch ill,
O oven or."
Pops Sot In It.
Dr, J J Mott was the origi
nal Republican advocate
fusion with the PopuUsts
this State, but he now has e'
hopes of its succeeding. A
the Kewtoa depot the other
day while waiting for the
train, he said to a leading
Populist that their ticket
stood no show, and as for his
man Shuford, he was not in i.
esperate. But the
Iron Duke," who has eiven
his life to politics, said: "You
have not been lighting the
Democrats of North Carolina
as long as I have "Newton
HEART DISEASE 30 YEARS !
' Short Breath, Palpitation.
if. Jrr r-Trt . . ' .
ot-f-,, mujviasey, postmasieror
Kokomo, Ind., and a brave ex-soldier.
Bays: "I had been severely troubled .
with heart disease ever since leaving '
the army at the close of the late war.
I was troubled with palpitation and
shortness of .breath. . I- could not '
sleep on my left side and had pain.
around my heart I became so ill
that I was much alarmed, and for-
tunately my attention was called to' '
Dr. Miles' Heart CutpC
I decided to try it. The first bottte
made a decided improvement in my
condition, and five bottles have com-,
pletely cured me." ? ; .A
O. W. McKIXSET. P. M.. Kokomo, Ind. : '
in. jBinr Mean uore Is wil l on n to!ti-
nraoU; that th firs. tinttiA oiii
Sti.OrelstB sell It at L tnUiv.m t
!qt sale t-" 1 '