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CONCORD N. C, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 61894.
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WHOLE NO. 347
In ConcordThe Orphans Remember-
. laursday mormnsr wsa not bun-
day in full, but from all appearances
on onr deserted etree'8 dnriog tbe
forenoon, marked the qaiet reeem
blance. Every business bouse m the
city was closed and the employer as
well as the employee, took holiday,
laying aH business cares aside.'
In the early morning tbe hunts
men were seen in great numbers
making their way to the fields where
the tailless rabbit and the delicious
quail are found. '
A great many of onr youngjjeople
went to St, Johns' to the nnveilme
in tbe morning and to M. Pleasant
in the afternoon, where many an
oyster was devoured, Berved by the
ladies of the Methodist church at
At 11 o'clock eervices were held
in the First Presbyterian and'Epis--copal
lan churches appropriate to the
cause of Thanksgiving and charity
and coUsaMon8 were taken for the
BariucrSings and Thompson or
phanages. " Eev. Alexander, of tbe Presby
terian, church was assisted by Rev.
B Frank Davis, of the Reformed
church. The collection taken at
the First church amount- d to $28.
At the Episcopal church dona
tions were received of all descrip
tions for the little ones at tbe or
phanage in Charlotte. Besides a
considerable amount of clothing,
shoes, hats, provisions and bed
clothes a collection of about $41 was
All during tbe day the ladies of
the Episcopal church served oysters
and refreshments ii te sairple
room at the St. Cloud Hotel. They
were well patronized, which crowned
their efforts with success. This was
a chrch.ben fit.
TnTcolored firemen gave, a street
parade in full dress' during the
afternoon and at night had a festii
yal in Armory Hall .or Concord's
theatre.) - ... -
There were no services, at any of
the churches at night.
The Standard did not put in--its
usual appearance and quite a num
ber of our friends, gaverjis-to under-
stand that it ... was greatly, .missed.
Our Christmas is9teUi (iS'omeij
what like yesterday e.
Bere is the best opportunity of a life time to fi-1 your pocketis'-with. cash.; It is not out of my own pocket we pro
pose to fill yours, but it is with our assistance and the misfortune of others that we place you in a position that the low
price of coUon will not hurt yon, and when you com j to us and see the immense amount of good things here awaiting
your arrival, and just to see what you can bny here for the proceeds of sale from 100 pounds of coitoir, you will at once
find out that you can get more goods out of it than you ever did befoie. '
Just follow us along down this lice and you can keep more naoney.ih your pockets and get the goods, too than
you have ever done before. -- . . - . . "
We bought and now have our house fall of the Finest
$20 kind going for 12 50
it is a big bargain We don't buy anything else.
WE HAVE ONE HUNDRED ODD COATS !
Thrown out at the extremely low price of $1 00, 1 9.5 and Si CO, that are worth double the money on any market. Suits
at 75 cents that are genuine big bargains. It does not matter what ycu want in a suit for a man, boy or child, you can't
afford to miss this big stock qf CLOTHING bought for cash at auction under the hammer for half price.
EXAMINE OUR GOODS BEFORE PURCHASING.
we have had an Ininieiise
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rtssist buvins if Ton want shoes." vve-are seinng vjnj.uuss,iuix
Our MEN'S 95": SHOE is that kind that sell for $1.25 at other stores.
The LADIES'- .-.VESTS "that we have been selling at 60c now go at 25c. We have saved
are alwayf on "the look out" f or hargahrtfand will protect our customers on every purchase.
Itn From Harrlttbqrg.
Miss.Nannie Wharey, of Moore
ville, arrived in the Burg Tuesday t
&Stfig and - is Tjsiting at Dr.
M isa. Eunice Caldwell commenced
school at Harriaburg last Monday.
The quietude of onr hitherto
quite town was somewhat disturbed
on Tuesday night, first bjr "a - Jesse
James bold up pf; three of our
citizens and then a robbery. About
10 o'clock . at night three of the
young men started out to call on
their best girls. When reaching the
wilds of -Back Creek, -on the snburbs
ef-ton w& armed men sjeppei'cat
in tee miaaie or tne roaa ana pre
sented their guns and or lerd hands
up, immediately firing. EortanaJely
the deadly shot micsed, and the
boys escaped in tin darkness of the
night, " by "taking unto themselves
wing3and flying away. Couaterra
6on reignd suprofci - Tfcey-ran for
about two miles, making a 2:10 trip.
No serious injury, except a broken
antern and a few scratches. This is
tbe first "hold up" at this place iu a
long time, and it has caused one of
the young men to resolve that he
will never go courting any more at
night. Then later iu the night Mr.
Sims' office was entered, it is sup
posed, by the same party, ar-d reliev I
I him of all hi3 pocket change,
amounting to about 2o. This is
he second house robbery et this
place in the last two years. We need
a night watchman hero, during the
holidays anyway, II.
Throwing Hocks Agaf u.
'Squire Kimtnons will have an
interesting trial tomorrow in tee
case of Foil vs Fink, for chunking
rocks. We have heard of complaint
about the Fink children, on East
Depot street, throwing recks at
passers by quite a number of times.
Ithaa become sq. frequent and such
a nuisance that it has not been safe
for children to pass. On Wednes
day afternoon Mrs. L J Foil was
struck with a rock thrown by these
kids, "and while no bones were
broken, the bruise is quite painful.
A warrant was issued by Magistrate
Kimmons a? oBr worthy mayor and
fofce pay Jio atteciicstq -such com
p Mens'' suite of th.e$15 kind
cbm'e nwitbany on and
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TOWN AND COUNTY.
A ' scissors-grinder s track the
town and sharpened botcher knives.
Today has been the busiest day
with our merchants this fail. .
There was a general "Fusion" of
turkey and cranberrLs on Thursday,
Owing to sickness of several mem
bers,' the "Merry Milkmaids" is
Mn A M Lingle will leave in a
few days for an extended visit in
, - Mr. T J BosU'an has moved his
family into the Woodhouse house on
Mr. Timothy N Deaton has ac
cepted a position with Yorke &
Wadsworth's hardware store.
Let him who neglects to raise the
'fallen fear lest, when he fall no one
will stretch out his hand to lift him
Miss Sloliie Dt'bnam, traveling
agent for the Oxford Orphan Friend,
spent several days in the city this
week in the interest ot that paper.
Senator Hill, lately of New York,
attended a minstrel show in Florida.
From all indications he got no show
he mant child or iir. i?annel
Harris, of Harrisbnrg, died Wednes
day and was tuned Thursday at
Rocky Eiver churchyard.
I nat reliable hrm of dealers in
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Bates, have a new ad in this issue.
The marriage of Love Chambers
to Julia Phifcr was a "swell affair"
in the colored Presbyterian church
Every lot in town was full up to
day with wagons, there being an un
usual large amount of cotton and
produce on the market.
The crowing fowl is a bird of parts,
Domestic ducks are nice
But when with turkey they're compared
They "don't cut any ice."
Five of our boys went rabbit
hunting on horseback and run down
thirleeD(an unlucky number). None
of the horses are dead as yet, but
one of the boys is "most."
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CONCORD, - NORTH - CAROLINA.
and. Nobbiest Styles on the
going fo WOO; Mens' suits
trade on our
when you see what a cut we
onuno at oov; vyuhihih
Some devilish boys were unneces
sarily boisterous in the npper pact
of the city Wednesday night. A
"kick" will be comma: soon if it is
The Observer says that Dr. 0 A
Misenheimer, of Charlotte, is hav,
ing a 4-room addition put to bis
handsome residence on North Tryon
Mr. J L Graham, of China Grove,
who was running Sit. nolly Acad
emy, has thrown down the hickory
and takeu up the yard stick for a
merchant of Mt. Holly.
"Well," said one of oar jolly
young gentlemen to one of Concora's
longhaired men, "I suppose you feel
thankful today?" "Yes," replied
the thoroughbred, "that 1 aam not
After partaking of a bountiful
feast of raw turnips by several mem
bers of t'e L. L. of A. on Thanks
giying day, they were thankful for a
supply of Jamacia ginger. The
Seyeral youths of the 15-year old
size gave vent to their feelings of
thankfulness by exploding booms on
Main street Thursday night. They
may be thankful that the police did
not catch them.
Saturday night after the election,
a number of Populists gathered a
Maiden, Catawba county, to cele'
bra-e. In an explosion sent off, one
man was killed right cut and others
hurt. One man's leg was bo badly
shattered that amputation was neces
sary. He gradually weakened nntil
death, whici occurred a few days
ego It is indeed sad.
Card of Thanks.
The ladies of All Saints' Church,
Concor,d desire to, and J.ereby do,
thank the merchants and other
friends, who so liberally contributed
goods and money for the benefit of
tie orphans in Thompson Orphange.
May the blessing of the Heavenly
Father rest on all of them.
In behalf, and by the reqneat of
J. a Davis
Two many of us expeet.others to
be better than we are willing to be
f TX.- jt. i Jlmnr. Jr.
market in MENS', BOYS'
of the $10 kind going for $5.
6 cent OUTING.
have made in prices you can' t
25c by buying the lot,
"I thiok I have it this time,
"Tell us about it," said the capi
talist, who was willing to listen on
grounds of friendship.
"It is a fo'ding bed that can be a
coffin in case it shuts up and emoth
ers a man to death. Cincinnati
Fond wife. "Here dearest, is the
bill for my new evening dress."
Loymg Husband. "Great Scott!
Doesn't it come rather high?"
Fond Wife, "Why, no, darling.
It is the most delightfully decollete
of any I ever had.' St. Louis Pest
Mr, Greathead, the landlord says
he prefers as tenants experienced
chess players, because it is so seldom
they move, Boston Transcript.
Fweddy, "Does tobacco smoke ans
ncy you, sirr '
Testy old Gentleman. "No, sir,
but that thing yon're smoking doss
annoy me most infernally, sir!"
"Those anarchists, for ins aace.
Do you suppose they eytr get so
rabid as to foam at the mouth?"
"Yap; every time some one effes
to buy the beer." Buffalo Courier
Teacher. "Johnny, if Mr. Brown,
a candidate on one ticket, gets ICO
votes, and Mr, Jones, a candidate on
another ticket, gets "00 voca, which
is elected aad fey what majority?"
Johnny (whose father is a light in
his ward) "It depends cn who's got
ther right kind ot men fur judges."
Personal Kotes and Pen Pictures.
The secretary of the Conference
for the past four 8ession3, Mr. C G
Montgomery, of Concord, was noc
present at the opening, from a mis
take as to the hour of meeting,
which doub'lesa is the reason he
was not re-elected. He has thus es
caped a laborious duty, for which
he is eminently qualified, but which
brings weeks of hard work with few
thanks, bnt frequently unjust criti
cism for inaccuracies for which the
secretary ia notalways responsible.-!-
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With the cash we have bought the handsomest line of FINE CLOTHING we have. ever handled, and no doubt as
fine as you have ever seen in this town, and not one.single SUJT nor a pair ot PANTS have we paid more than one-halt
of the wholesale price. This Entire stock was manulactured for this Fall Trade, by one of the ftest Northern Manufac
turers, but they wanted to go out of business, and the only way to get the cash out of the stock was to put it up at
AUCTIOG. Our buyer was on the spot and in position to buy FIVE HUNDRED SUITS for SPOT CASH at his own
price and he is a sufficient judge of CLOTHING to know stuif that was going under the hammer for-less than half the
wholesale price. . .
and YOUTHS Suits, that
We have the best thing at
You can't imagine how much of this kind of goods we buy at a single purchase, and when we clean up all the stock
we don't pay 33 cents on the dollar for it. Look a., what we have thrown out in children hats fot He. They sold for 25c.
Another lot at 10c a great many 50o hats in it. More than onehundred and fifty dozen hats will go at 2:.'c, which fnN
eludes all 50, 75 and $1.00 styles. We have not the room on first floor to show this magnificent line, so we haye opened
it all on the second floor of our Dry Goods Stere. v
One hundred bolts of RIBBON that sells at 15 and 20
S.It would be useless for ua to employ twelve salesmen to wait on our trade, during this season when so many peopfi
complain of hard times and no money, if we did not have some kind ql a magnet to draw themTto us, and nothing bu
kn.;nI itrill l7niflll no irnn alwava fird nn r linn da fi 11 Arl Wlfh no-or hriTrorosJriunrlinfr thair ioi f i"aol tti
We have aaded to our
Mr. Pnilas J, Honeycutt, of
DEATH OF DR. ABERNETHY.
The President of Batherford College
Faases A way After n Long and I'seful
Rutherford College, N. 0., Nov
2S. Dr. Robert L Abernethy, Presi
dent of Rutherford College, died
here today. Dr. Abernethy has euf
feved great bodily affliction all his
life, but he has besn unusually
feeble for soma time. The deceased
was 72 years old, having been born
m lJincoin county, April s, lszz.
His surroundings were very humble,
though his parents were of ancient
and honorable ancestry.
By his own efforts Dr. Abernethy
secured the rudiments of an educa
tion, and his whole lif has been a
striking example of a self-made
He received hts degree from
Trinity College in 18C9 ana has ever
since devoted his life to teaching.
He founded and built up Rutherford
College, which began a3 a school of
eight pupils. Over 2,000 indigent
students have since been gratuitously
In 1880 Dr. Abernethy had the
degree of D. D. conferred upon him
by Alfred University, New York.
He wss greatly loved and honored
by the people of his Sta e.
CoadeuKcd i ron Albvuiiirlv Sex -n.
Ivlrf. I J Caldwell ii r.Ueuding
Lawyer J M Brown ha3 been quite
Joe E Hartseli and Juc. A Peck
are new county comitsioners of
Mr. Puett fciu;pson and Mies Re
becca H'rcez1! were married tt Rocky
Mr. I B Miller has built a hand
ome new rfciieuce ia Albemarle.
Rev. P T Hartsell and family
contemplate mo ring :o Concord from
Big Lick. .
Daniel Arey, a carpcnt . r, has gone
to Ooncor-i (from Big Lick) to wof
on the new factory.
Small kindnesses, courtesies and
consideration for others givea far
greater charm to a woman's char
acter than display of arts, talents
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are going out rapidly toUic'vcry lt trade that comes to
$2.50 and$3.50 you havecver
'HATS, CHiLDBEfM CAPs, BOYS
- . New,
force of salesman, Miss Edna Jfitts, or Mooresvme, Mr. John Jolackwrtei-Jft. Pleasan
Leo, Stanly county, N. C, who
Highest of all in leavening Power. Itfill.HvtRepo
Rev. Sillier Accepts a Call.
Rev. PL Miller, of Woodstock,
who recently resigned his charge at
New Hayen, Mason county, W. Va
on account of the ill health of his
family while residiug in that sec
tion, has accepted a call to Trinity
Lutheran church at Stephen City,
Frederick- county, Va. He will
preach his first sermon in the new
charge on the first Sunday of De
cember, but on account of the un
finished condition of tha parsonage
will not moe his family frcm here
until about Christmas, and probably
Dot until the first of January. Mr.
Miller' friends in Woodstock, and i
ik-yj embrace the entire community,
will wish him God speed in his good
work, and, at the same time, njoia
t hat he is located so near them
Many of oar readers rema nber
Rt.v. Mixier, who served St. John's
The good citizens cf onr little citj
ae to be treated to amusements oi
various ports during the coming
aioatb. Tbe first on programme is
the concert Monday night at the
6t. Cloud hotel, by the Snndav
i'iool of the First Presbyterian
Fr-iU M .-irshs Gelect pi avers v.ill
'oi here aluut tLe 0th, for a who e
The Swedish Quartette concert
company have maUe . engagements
.vith Mr. Bail for December 22
This company was here two years
ago, and they wish to return.
Si Piunkard and his country
cousins have written tor a date, and
wili inM irobbilry be here about
tlit 15 th
It u a long time cl, uuc we--wili
give the people the news of the Hi
Henry minstrels' anticipated returns
to ' our city in January. This show
carries about 30 men all artists
and the handhomest kind of uni
forms. seen. Not onesingve
cents will now go for the small
-lot comes in
will always be pleased to
Items From Billville.
An exchange says: "The back
hone of this country is broken." We
thought it was his toe he stamped.
There will be no election to
morrow. We've got to take a day
off sometimes to count the yotes.
Cotton has fallen so low that its
friends can4t affort to recognise it.
We were badly shattered by the
recent landslide. Lots for sale cheap
Fluttering, No Appetite, Cculd
cot Steep, Wind on Stomach.
Tor a Icn? t.'o I had a terrible
pain at my hei.rt, which Cuttered al
most incessantly. I had no appetite
and could cot sleep. I would be
compelled to sit up in bed and belch
gas from my stomach unvil I thought
every minute would te my last.
There w.13 a feeling of oppression
about my heart, and I was afraid to
craw a iuu breath. I could not sweet
a room without resting. My husoana
inaucea me to try
Dr. Miles' HeartCure
to say it has cured me.'
Mens' suits of the
pricof 7 l)er yar(i-
II fmmm j
ana am nappy to say ic has cured me.' y
I nmg ' apgtitft and J
elppp welL . lt -ffCs tr5j""ir
velous." -t-m m lS
f Dr. Miles Heart Ctrteta sold on a pofrttlrw
enaraniee tbat the first bott le will benefit. . J
All druggists soil It at II, 8 bottles forte, or 1
it will be sent, prepaid, on receipt of erica!
by tbe Dr. Uilea MedicU Co., Elkhart, UO I
For sale bv all urnsrrUf K
sf HE ijq;wecio mpan y.