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VOL. VIIL-NO 53.
CONCORD N. C, THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1896.
WHOLE NO. 353
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FIGUHE3 AM) ESTIMATES
From Gate, 8334,072.03; Concessions,
9115,054.33; Paid Entrances, 817,-
928 Other Calculations Hade The
Question of Whether the Enterprise
Pld Sot Yet Nettled.
When the Exposition- gates closed
last night th? .turnstiles indicated
that since the opening day 1,286,863
people had been admitted . to tfce
t this n imber there were 817,
928 paid admission, including adults
This statement is according to
the report kept in the cflico of Mr.
O M Felder, who has beea the chief
inspector of the Exposition and who
hat made the reports of the turnstile
readings to the officials.
The total figures include the ad
missions at the pass gates, paid ad
mission gates and the wagon gates,
through which.the loldiers and in
vited guests have passed.
The following is a detail states
in nt of the attendance:
Adults paid admissions 738,115
.fihildron naiJ admissions 79.813
Wagon gates.....' 35.C0O
According to the best reports ob
tainable today i he Exposition com
pany has realized from ihe paid ad'
THE MONEY TAKEN IN.
The precentage received through
the concession epartment is figured
at $115,654.32 and this added to the
gate receipts make the total rectipt
from these sources siuce the Exposi
tion opened $4 79,727.27, but there
are other scurces to hear from.
According to the statement of
Mr. S M Ionian, ho has handled the
financial department of the Exposi
tion for sometiui", the total receipts
of the Exposition company will ap-
i nrn-riniftte million and a QUBftel
dollars wbile'the penditur s were
HrEt above thi-se figures. Mr. Ininan
na thoroughly conversant with the
affairs of the Exposition and has
made the following statement about
its finance :
"We cannot give a detailed state
ment of the finances of the com
pany, bat will be able to do so in a
few days, but the receipts of the
company will approximate a million
and a quarter dollars. - ,
,-t -"This -nty .comets ibe anwuiit
handled by the Exposition company.
We canno1- tell yet how we will dis.
pose of the exposition effects, but
will adopt some plan to dispose of
them to the best advantage. This
has been a three million dollar Ex
position, but that amount ha3 not
boen expended by the ccuijiuiij.
A Romantic Marriage.
Last night the comiug of the New
Year was celebrated at the First
Baptist church of this city in an un--usual
way. Just as the big hammer
of the city was striking the expira
tion of the-dead year Mr. Charles F
Joyce, of Alexander, Va., and Miss
Mary iBelle PigforJ, oi this city
were declared man and wife.
If at the moment that the dock
struck six this couple were declared
to be man And wife, what time were
they married. Wilmincton ..Dis
patch. They were married about ix
seconds before 1895 passed out of
existence. Pshaw! that's easy.J
Located In Atlanta.
T J Jerome, Esq., and family of
Albemarle, have moved to Atlanta,
where Mr. Jerome will praetce hu
Sarly county regrets to lose Mr.
Jerome and bis family.
Who wins in the
race ? Is it a sick man ?
Is it a man who is
weak? Is it a man
whose blood is impure?
An athlete trains lor
.every race. The best
athletes train all the.
time. They are always
in perfect condition.
It is pretty safe to say
that the best man will
always win. The man
who is strong and in
the best condition will
surely distance his
- In the race for suc
cess, the best man will
win if he takes care of
himself. He cannot
win if he neglects his
Shysical condition. It
oesn't make any dif-
V t? ference how smart he
rV,. is. If his body isn't
.-, stronsr. he will never
Enish the race. He must look first for a
dear, healthy, strong body, because the
body makes and supports the brain. If the
heart pnmps impure blood into the brain,
yon cannot expect the man. to be clear
headed, you cannot expect him to accom
plish much. If a man's blood is pure and
rich, there can not be much the matter with
him. If it isn't pure and rich, he may have
almost any disease under the sun, and Dr.
Fierce' Golden Medical Discovery will
cure it. It doesn't make any difference
what form the disease takes, or by what
name it Is called. - Nearly all diseases
spring from impure blood. If you make
the blood pure, you remove the cause and
cure the disease. That's common sense
and medical sense and scientific sense.
Vntt miorlit learn a thousand valuable
lessons about preserving your health by
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Sense Mettical Adviser, n is
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edition is absolutely free to
all who send 21 one-cent
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ing only. It contains 1008
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FIVE STRONG MEN.
The Venezuelan Commission One
aMon-Partlsan. Fonr Party Men As
sociate Justice Br ewer, Jndge AI
vey, Andrew I. White, Frederick R.
Condert and President Oilman
Form the Commission to Enquire
Into the Rightful Boundary Be
tween - Venezuela and British
- Washington, Jan. 1. The Presi
dent to-night announced the com
position of tne Venezuelan com
mission, which will consist of five
members, as follows
Dayid J Biewer, of Kansas, asso
ciate justice of the Supreme Court
of the United States; Richard H
Alvty, of Maryland, chief justics of
the Court of Appeals of the District
of Columbia; Andredw D White, of
Ne-v York; Frederick' E Coudert,
of Ne-v York; Daniel 0 Gilman, of
Marylaud, president, of the Johns
By So Means Disabled.
Rev. W MShaw, pastor of JBeth
page Presbyterian church, whose
people grave him a bountiful and de
served pounding, was in the city.
He is by no means disabled.
At G'lwood, one of his churches,
he was presen"ed with a nice lamp
One gives him food the other
Uow Is Hi it?
Eight or ten years ago at. this
time of year, it was not good day
light at 7 o'clock in the morning.
.Now the sun is up a little after
xiaye me ciocsa oeen running
alow or is old SjI getting a move on
Perhaps cur Mr. Thornton can
furnish an explanation, hit s hear
from you. Greensboro Record.
And It Played Conlinnnlly.
The Stakdaud rises to a point of
personal privilege: Won't Slark
Madison Morrison, of Harrisourg
justly known as the "City of Roses
keep his brass band at home long
enough tor us to catch our breath?
This band visits us weekly, more or
less, and stays two days and a night
each yisit, dispenses most harmoni.
ous and enchanting music from one
end of town to the other via the
"middle of thi; road" until our peo-.
pie stand charmed and soothed to
inactivity. The voluminous strains
of unadulterated music peal forth
with such force and precision that
it knocks the aerial region silly and
blind aad rushes all of the airy ele
ments into a compact lump over
Hgainst the fatal hill beyond the
iipot; and when the band ceases to
piay there is a yacuum in the busi
uesi j art of town where the air is so
rcarce tbat'there is not enough of
this lung fuel to supply; the demand
and hence suffocation almost ensues.
Wheu this atmospheric necessity
is piled up on the outskirts of the
;own and a sudden co d wave hap
pens along of sufficient force to
fret ze it, our people would be in a
All we ask Mr. Morrison ia to ins
duce his baud to lay aside the in
struments of delieious and charm-
ngmasicjudt for one (1) month
and we will forever sing his beauti
Severed tits Connection.
Mr. J P Q iery has seveied his
Qou'nrctijn with the Morris Ha;d-
re' Company. He is yet unde
cided upon his future work.
The business is now in charge of
Messrs. Bert Bennett and Eddy
Married on December 36th.
The Standard received this card
from Lonoke,' Ark. :
Miss Sallie C. Robinson,
Mr. Davis K. Scott,
Tuesday, December Twenty-Sixth,
At Home After
January i.s, 1806.
Ten miles Southeast of
"Mr. Scott is a son of Rufus Scott.
formerly of Mt. Pleasant.
The Secretary of State Cook had
narrow escape Monday evening. A
itorm was raging at his Louisburg
home a storm that uprooted trees
nd blew down several h irises .
Mr. Cook had just gone out of his
office when a brick . wall crushed
through the roof of hia i0ice. Had
be been t vo minutes later a terrible
leath vould hnve been bis portion
hnow Predirted Cold Wave Coming.
Three-.- flags were hoisted this
afternoon, one calling for snow to
day and tonight, the other two call
itig for fair weather with cold wave
the temperature to fall 20 to 30 de
grees during Saturday and continue
freezing during Sunday.
The snow we have missed, but the
cold wave is coming.
DEATH OF MRS. bMREY.
the Wife of President Shirey, I of
Kortlt Carolina Collate.. Dies In
Baltimore A Gre knock.
Dispatches . from 'Baltimore last
Thursday evening, to parties- in
Mt, Pleasant, annonnce the death of
Mrs. Shirej, wife of Rev. "Dr.
Shirey, president of North Carolina
College at Mt Pleasant, in Balti
more at 9 o'clock.
Several days bef orejChristmas Mrs.
Shirey left for South Boston, Va , o
consult ber old family physician
upon a constitntional trouble that
seemed to be quite serious.
An opeiation was deemed neces
sary and Mrs. Shirey was taken to
Baltimore for the purpose. In the
absence of further particulars, it is
supposed that death occarred during
or soon after the operation.
This is a shock, indeeJ, to all of
her many friends and acquaintances,
She was a woman of most estimable
qualities and popular with all.
A 636 Pound Hog.
Mr. John D Walker, of No. 8
butchered on Wednesday. He kill
ed a hog that is a hog.
It was four years old and weighed
636 poun t! net. This is the biggest
hog ever killed in the county.
Mr. Walker is a good farmer, but
he raises hogs too long and colossal
Call to Dr. iring-ard.
Holy Trinity Lutheran congrega
tion, of Mt Pleasunt, has extended a
unanimous call to liev. H S Win-
gard, D. D., of Clio, Qa., to become
The ca'.l had been forwarded and
the congregation is awaiting Dr.
Dr. Wingrd is an able man and a
fire pulpit orator.
A Sew Year's Scrap.
New Tear's Day was a red-letter
one to the colored people of this
vic.nity, and only one scrap was re
prtcd to the maror. About 4
o'clock in the after, oon at the home
of Jesse Eoontz, in "Rat How"
the eld tlodcins store room a gen
eral row occurred among the women.
Jesse Koontz and Lum Boger, in
which the latter received a terrible
blow upon the head by Koontz.
Both men were allotted. Koontz
gave bond, but Boger west to jail.
Outside of this, good crder pre
Oar little city is still on tne up
cline, News is going the rounds
that in the early spring of this year,
1896, handsome neV buildings will
be erected on the sites of the frame
buildings now occipiel b H G
Ritz, J M Allen nd Fred B-ck.
The old building! will bj torn away
and three store rooma built,.
Improve men's in other parts of
the in-iin business street will be
made, probably at an ea lier date
than tue building by Mr. King.
Ninety six will ste extensiye
building, as did '05.
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A 860.000 Fire.
It was very unwelcome news to
Mr, D L Ga'kill, of Salisbury, who
was a guest at the St. Cloud hotel
last Thi reday morning, when
he received the intelligence that his
tobacco fac'ory and warehouse, wi'b
all their contertp, were destroyed by
fire aNut 4 o'clock in ihe mornioe
The fire consumed about $60,000
worth of stock, says Mr. Gaskill,
tsnd that there was only 20,000 in
surance. He left for Salisbury by
priyate coovevance directly aft r 8
The origin of the fare is supposed
to have been the result of shooting
6reworks, something that should be
prohibited in the corporate limits of
every town and city in the Sta e.
The Agricultural Department.
The records of the Agricultural
Department show that seventy-five
fertilizer companies are doing bun
ness in North Carolina, of which
sixteen are North Carolina co'mpa
The Department estimates the
cotton crop c f Liie Sf ate at 350,000
bales, corn crop, tun per cent above
ihe average; full what crop, slight
decline in oils, lccreaBe in number
of hogs and inprovement in condi
tion. Daring the year , Commissioner
Robinton resigned, and Mr. S L
Patterson, of Caldwell county, one
of he most prominent planters in
the State, was elected to the vacant
position ., In conduction with pro
fessors from the A. and M. College,
a cumber of Farmers' Institutes
have recently been held in different
parts of the State
For fifteen years Dr. Jackson Bost
has not visited this city until now,
haying come on ayisit to his broth
er, Mr. Aaron Bost 'of this city. He
is a resident .of Olive Branch, Union
0 nity. .----
TOWN AND COUNTY.
band welcomed . the New
Dry & Wadsworth are having the
front of their store room coated
with yellow paint. ' ' T"
Four bar rooms were c osed up in
Charlotte January 1st on account of
inability to put up $1,000 each
Attention is called to the sa'e of
valuable lands . near Paplar Tent
church, by Messrs D 'F and J W
The eighteen months old child of
a Mrs, JohDson, who lives at the
Cabarrus Mills, died sometime dur
ing Thursday night.
Mr. Jim Tlaster and his bride,
lately married in Warren ton, N, C.,
arrived in the city Wednesday night?
en route to Mr. Plaster's home near
Enoch ville. " ;
Mr. James L Watson, one of Sal
isbury's basiness men, has arrived in
the city and is associated with the
Ould Mercantile company. He, is a
brother to Mrs. Dr. Smoot.
Mr. E E Wingard, of Countsyille,
S. C, who has been on a visit to his
father-in-law, Mr. John Cook, of
St. John's, has returned home. Mrs.
Wingard will remain until Spring.
Deputy Collector D R Julian ef
Salisbury Thursday seized the dis
tillery and outfit of J V PleBS, to
miles from China Grove. He was
charged last week with somelrrega
lariUes and the seizure was made on
Lexington correspondent of the
Charlotte Observer ; Our town has
been, gay with the usual holiday
parties aud entertainments, Tj
night Miss Camilla Hunt gives an
elegant ftew lear party from 8 to
12 t'clock, complimentury u ..liss
Lai Hill, of Concord.
Mr. George D Palmer, who re
signed the ( ffice of county treasurer
ot Stauly county, has moved to
Paducab, Ky. Mrs. Palmer's love
for Kentucky was greater than Mr,
Palmer's love for Stanly county.- He
was & splendid citizen
The law passed by the Legisl ifcure
requiring a board three inches wule
to be put at the top of all wire fences
along publio roads went into effect
on the first day of January 1896
vi'e call attention of our readers to
this fact as some of them may have
Mr. Frank Shaver, of Saliabmy,
was in Cancord Thursday. He
knrw nothing of tha serious lllcess
ot his sister, Mis. Shirey, until he
saw The Standard aid sw the
announcement ot her death. It v. as
a terrible shock to him and almost
Four-yearKold Irene micConnell,
the little daughter of Airs. T J Mc
Conr.ell, on East Dpt street,' met
with a painful accident Thursday
afternoon , while playing! with her
little brother, Frd, ho wa3 skat
ing, carrying h.r npon his back
He fell on her leg and sprained it.
Capt. Richard Eraes, of the Glei
Brook Mining Company, Montgom
erv county, ia in the city to dv He
tells us that the reported fiad of a
31ponnd nugget of gold near Ello
rado seyeral days ago, is withou
foundation. JNo such nod bas ever
been made in North Carolina.
The old reliable Webster's blue
oack speller is sold at Allison's var
riety store and tbe salesmen theie
say they haye had quite a number of
calls f- it lately. JThey incline to
the opinion that it is coming back
;nto general use. Speed the day !
fbe Landmars is a friend of the old
blue-back and we hope to see it on
top again before we die. Statesvil e
Bow many young men -nd young
women ire cut off just as the to
ture seems I rightesc and fullest of
promise 1 They are taken away by
tbe disease which cause's over one
sixth of all the deaths in the world
the disease which doctors call con.
sumption. There is absolutely no res
son in the world why - consumption
should be fatal why it should be
even serious. It is a disease of the
blood, and can be cured absolutely
and always by purifying and enrich
ing the blood. The only exception
to this is the case where the disease
bas bsen neglected and improperly
trea ed until it is stronger than the
body until the body has become so
weak as to have lost the ability to
recuperate. Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery will!ure 98 . per
cent, of all cases of consumption if
used according to directions. It also
cures all lingering conghs, bronchial
and throat affections.
Send 21 cents in one cent stamps
to World's Dispensarv Medical As
sociation, Buffalo, NV-Y., and re
ceive Dr. Pierce's 108 page commohi
SIN3E MEDICAL ADVISER, illustrated,
The valuation of property de
stroyed by fire in Raleigh during.
18D5 is o&ly $2,0C0.
The Cabarrus Blak Boys military
company bas not yet received its aU
lowance, which is about $150.
Hiutorf Wiltcferd makes n good
auctioneer. He cried on the streets
today for the sile ot several horses.
Messrs Edwards & Broughton
have purchased the Biblical Recor
der, the organ of the N. U. Biptists,
paying for same $16,000.
There are seventeen cases of
pneumonia in No, 5- township, this
county, it is said. Pneumonia and
measles are el over the coanty.
Mr. and Mrs. John N Barringer
left today (Saturday) for Charlotte,
which will be made their home. Mr.
Barringer will resume his work on
the Southern Railway at once.
Mr. Josephns W B Miller was, on
Friday, married to Mies Mamie
Fink, both of Forest Hill, at the
home of Esquire Charles A Sher
wood in No 4 township. It was a
A January thaw is always more
productive of colds and cough.3 than
a January fretz?. Then is the time
Ayer'a Cherry Pectoral is needed and
proves so extremely efficacious.
Ask your druggist for it, and also
for Ayef's Almanac, which is free
Dr. Shields, an eminent phyaiciun
of Tennessee, bsvs: "I regard Ayer's
Sarsaparilla as the best bloodsmedi
cine on earth, and I know of many
wonderfuTcures affected by its use."
Physicians all over the land have
made similar s'atemeats.
Mrs. May D'Anna Thompson ar
rived in Hickory (JumtTias day and
demanded the presence of her little
boy, Hugh D'Ana, about whom
there has b rr: so much coutroversy.
When the ordv of tbe court wae
made !eai .
Ms. Thorn i
1 ha boy in charge of
. ;.s Etijul.i:ed that
n .could fife the boy
under certain r
ricious. So when
she come Lsro tud demanded to see
the child end Lave him with her
during Chriatmr.3, Deputy Sheriff
Hawn was co npelled to attend the
entertainment, also, to keep cgttody
.pfhe ctjHd, Hickory Press. .
Ihere occurred a shooting affray
near Plateau, tlis county, Wednes
day of last week, in whicn Charles
White shot and Killed Daniel War
wick. It came abuur that Whito was
out hunting and passed a saw mill
in which was Daniel Warlick and
his brother Frank, and afterwards
who began following W'bite. White
turned around and told them to quit
following -aim, but they did not pay
any attention to him and went on
following him. About this time
Warlick said something and made
to shoot, in which case White turn
ed around and shot him, be said, in
self-defense. White was leased on
$500 bond and Frank Warlick to ap
par at court - under $200 bond
Daniel Warlick died the next morne
ing. Newton Enterprise.
A l.lttle Girl in Jail.
The Cabarrus jail contains about
tbe youngest prisoner of any jail in
the State. Jailer Hill has an heir,
which was presented Friday night.
LOSS OF VOICE
After Acute Bronchitis
CURED BY USING
A PREACHER'S EXPERIENCE.
"Three months ago, I took a vio
lent cold which resulted in an attack
of acute bronchitis. I put myself
under medical treatment, and at the
end of two months was no better.
I found it very difficult to preach,
and concluded to try Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral. The first bottle gave me
great relief ; the second, which I am
now taking, has relieved me almost
entirely of all unpleasant symptoms,
and I feel sure that one or two bot
tles more will effect a permanent
cure. To all ministers suffering from
throat troubles, I recommend Ayer's.
Cherry Pectoral." E. M. Bhawlet,
I). D.. Dist. Secretary, Am. -Bapt.
Publication Society, Petersburg, Va.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
GOIS MED At AT THE WRLB'S FAHL,
WER S LEADS J,L OTHER 8ARSAPAR1LLAS.
cluster of social
stars gave their annual ball tocele
brate tbe advent of the New Year, or
Wednesday nighf, and be, g Leap
Year as well as Npw Year tbe yonng
ladies claimtd their rights and each
invited a young gentleman to ac
company her, Calling in a carriage
to take him to the hall. Mies Agnese
Moss leal the German iu ter yery
best style. The couple3 were ;
Miss Agness Moss, Frank Rogers;
Mies Fair Loving, Joe Carnon;Miss
Belle Means, Maury Richmond ; Mss
Kate Means, Ed. Moss; Mies Eliza
beth Gibson, Ralph Van Landing
ham; Miss Emily Gibson, Gus Bing
ham; Miss Eunice Beach, Will
Neave; Mias Fannie Hill, C L
Smith; M.ss Fannie Rogers, R L
Keeslei; Miss Janie Erwin.El Hill;
Misi Addie Cannon. Ricnmond
Montgomery, Miss Margaret Can
non, Hamilton Wilson,
The young gentlemen were look
ing their best the young ladies
were as devoted as eyen Leap Year
demands, and the ball was a brilliant
success. Late in) the evening Miss
and Mr. Eyans arrived from Reids
ville and contributed their share to
the pleasure of "The Pleiades" ball.
Long may "The P.eiades shine !"
The young gentlemen h?ve ar
ranged to give a dance tonight, in
honor of the Pleiades, at the resi
dence of Dr. Robert S Young.
Tliey Were Ke-marricd.
Mr. John W Creasy an I Miss
Clara Gaston, of Charlotte, both
quite youthfu1, were secretly mar"5
ried last June, in South Carolina,
It' was only discovered lately, as
noted in a former issue, wheu the
young man and his bride were eura
moned to his father's homo in Win
ston. The Sentinel says : The
couple arrived in Winston this after
noon. Dr. Creasy, father of tho
groou, seeureci a license from Rcff
ister of Daoda Miiler, and re-married
Lis son d ;diughter-ia-iaw.
This v&a done, it is sa d, because
no record ef the union waa made in
South Carolina. There ia no charge
for matrimonial papers in that
State, you know in fact no licenses
-ire used. .
Mr. Creasy and his bride ere of
the same age 19. years.
The second ceremony wns per.
formed at the Centenary pardon. is?,
by Dr. Creasy, at 4 o'clock jester
Is There Choice?
The Chirlotte News, copying The
Standard's semi-annual notice of
the late Charlotte Mandolin Club
and notiDg tha adyent of a new or
ganization, feels it in its bones to say
"If Prof. Cook doe3u't quit prod
ding Prof. Archie Anderson, the
latter Professor is going to rise in
his might aod smash the former
Professor. The Charlotte Professor
and manager of the defunct man
dolin ciub is a man of peace, but he
gets wrathy eometimes. He ia de
batisg now whether to whip Cook,
or inyite him to another concert,"
If there be left to ns any choice
in the matter, fgive ns, pray, the
former or in the language of Pat
rick Henry (not Walter) give us
Fonnd.Ucad In the Court House Yar-
About 9 o'clock Thursday night
citizens passing in the neighborhood
of the court house lot were attracted
by distressing groans and grunts.
Upon investigation a'most heart
rending scene wa3 witnessed Tom
uel Eustein was dying. He was too
far gone to be relieved when assis
tance reached him. Tomnel was a
faithful horse and lived to a ripe
old age. His remains were taken
from the court house lot this
morning and laid to rest on the hill
one mile east of the cityj
Tnis is the second sad and sudden
death in the county's coort house
yard within the past few months.
Simon Harris, about ',25 years of
age, and an unfortunate subject to
fits, living in the Poplar Tent sec
tion tf the oounty, was badly burned
about the face and head by falling
in the fire, face downward, on
Wedn b iay morning, whilo 'at the
home of Gip Davis, a neighbor. If
he recovers from -ihe bum ho will
lese the bight of one eye and the
use of one hand, which is totally
parched. He-was 'brought, to town
today for Dr. Young to treat.
Travel Heavy. 5
Travel over the Southern is yet
extensive and heavy, although the
great Southern exposnion is over.
No. 37, vestibule, was run in two
sections this morning, each being
crowded with visitors from tee
north goiog to Florida.
It ia understood that the Florida
special will be pit on Sunday next.
It is not known whether or not it
wilt effect the schedules of other
Highest of all ia Leavening Power. Latest U. S.
r i? friars: rrrs-r r-r-.r?r.
THE ROSEBORU ROBBERY.
Preliminary Uenring in l'rosrexs t
Clinton KxpresM Acnt tiricr, ns
fflluosii, lei 1-4 IJow lie, Ruder nud
Cooiier Put up Hie Job Itntler mid
Cooper Aver Tnat Crier is Lying iu
Order to Save XI 1 nisei f.
Jlisttox, N. C, Jan. 2. The
Roseboro exprefcs robbery case came
up for preliminary hearing to-day.
Express Aent S W Crier, who made
a confession implicating Dr. Fieet J
Cooper and Redden Butler, had the
witness stand ail day. He testified
that the robbery was a conspiracy
suggested r.y Butler, and agreed to
by himself and Dr. Cooper. Ac
cording to his eyidence Dr. Cooper
acted the masked man and got the
money, Butler, he sta'ts, webt to
Fayetteyille that night in order to
be able to prcye an alabi. Crier had
not Cai3ted giving in testimony when
the conrt took a reces3 until t-mors
It is thought that tbe reaiaindtr
of the weeK will be consumed ii tne
preliminary examination. The court
bouse ia packed with spectators who
came from all over tbe count to
hear the examination. Nothing in
years ha3 created a more profound
sentation here tnan this mat
ter. Cooper 13 the coroner cf the
count; and Butler is mayor of
Roseboro. Both are of good family,
and widely connected. Thoy say
the his;ory of Crier is false, ami
propose ti introduce evidence to oil-
set it. An abia array of counsel
leresost both sides. Cjoper and
Fowler J D Kerr and Solicitor M
C Richardson appear for ihe State,
whilu Le & Ba;ler, J L Stewart
nd II E Faison appear for the de-
Mrs. Svott l lslior Dcatl.
The wife of Sir. Scott Fisher, a
prosperous farmer of No, 4 town3hipt
died Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock of
pneumonia. She became a mother
a fpw honra before iLiiih."
The death of her mother, tne iate
Mrs. RVoerfc Blackweller, was noted
in these columns only few days
Died From i)rink
Mr. W 3 Fraley lost a fino bird
ci eg last night which died from ef
fects of drinking. It drank the
w.ater out of the branch which runs
aloiig side Gaskill's factory fand iu
which fall the water from' the walls
and tobacco. It was a case of pois
onin? from the tobacco, it is sup
posed. Salisbury World.
Ih Jir.Snlnk Married?
It was reported in Concord, Fri
day, that Mr. W J Swink, of Aibe
marle, was married ; to whom, run
mor was not smart enongh to know.
His many friends in Concord were
somewhat excited, even Dr. Fetzer
was much inclined to send congratu
lations. The Standard does not beluve
the rumor has any truth in it it is
not W J's time. If such a rej-ort
were to aivt' about his broJjer, C
it would see ti mo; e natural, oj he
loves tha gentler sex mire dearly
and is in lit e of promotion.
Sir. SIcSieely lias Found the Parties
Who Destroyed Ills Lienor.
A negro was arrested as being ore
of the parties who entered Mr. J H
McNeely's barrooom ia Morganton
and poured his whiskey out. The
negro confessed and said Sam Pear
son and a man Poteat came to him
and stated that they wished him to
go with theji a certain night. They
went carrying a lantern in a sack to
McNeely's saloo". Poteat entered
and did the work so says the colored
mn aud as we are iuformed, while
Pearson and the negro stood guard
Mr! MeNaely kf : here Monday to at
feiid the trUL c!a eovilie Masi-or.
Two Lives Saved.
Mrs. Phoebe Thomas, of Junction
City, ill., was told by her doctors
she. had Consumption and . that
there was no hope for hr, but two
bottlsp, Dr. King's New Discovery
completely cured her and she says
it saved her life. Mr. Thoa. Eggers
139 Florida St.;San Francisco, euf-,
fered from . a Vreaiiul cold, ap
proaching Consumption.'tried with
out result everything else ; thin
bougat one bottle of Dr. King's
New Discovery and in two . weele
was cured. He is naturally thank
fuL It is such results, of which
these are samples,, that "prove the
wonderful efficacy of this , medicine
in Coughs ad Colds. Free trial
bottlest"': Eetzer's , drug 2 store.
Regular size,50c and $1,00. 2
About Il.c f,fljse,
rresiuet.l ,1. exander,
varouna ivauroaa, was Here inure"
Say, aocoiiipaGiet by Jmnes.S Man
nu g, Esq., of couotcl for the de"
fence, and had a conference with
! uovernoo . Pit.
Your correspondent is informed
today that, perhups within 48 hoars
this suit agiiast the North Carolina
Railroad wili be stopped. This
uews c.mi9 from ttree persons, each
presumably Wfli iuforraed. Ex-"
Judge Spier Whitaker returned
from Washington, o. C, today and
au attorney f id he. believed one of .
hi3 ol'jsc'.s fli -roiiig thera was to
see Senator 13 jt.Ur abcut this case.
It was further remarked that some
time "eir.ca Senator Butler had ex
messed a dc-sire to haye this suit
pushed, R:.lo;t;h Covrespondorce.
We art? first to announce that a
suii was L ran y: sternly in thtL
Superior Coart cf Gui.ford county
by ilargaret Cobb, (stockholders in
tho" North Carolina Railroaei Com
pany, to invalidate tha lease.
Shenck & Plienck uro the attorneys.
This wiU b: a lively bi :t before it
end 3. It i.i conic idal that "even lit
tho North C.irolka R::lroad had the
right to.icajj .ho roid it could only
be done by a uiu-.isnm vote of the
6tut:L jolderp. (Jrceiibboro Patriot.
Hon a :ii.ilve Cab:iri-;i
Ever sice L'hrin.;.:: tha Salis
bury piixi-s .! teiUig
Uv.tted Il-y. C A Rose,
ci' - ii!:' cjuaty nud a brother
ivc3oiia Juha K Pattern
son. ii . ii.):. is pajtor cf three
LuU r .yr.iv:.'3 near Sa
tiurj. . ; . ror'iUon is viei
vviiii ' '. -j.;.' - ia nmembranC'
with R-y. Icj;e, V(ho ha3 terved
peopie 'y.elve jearg
JI!ssivsi;;il Mule Capito I'usalo. r
Recent investigations of theeondr
tion cf th, fciaWtkd haYe de.
aapstrtttcd the fact that ft is. in art'; -
khrIateiy tr.j-.ft" coadition. f.Tto 'i,
VuWi ieaiij ih BJaEIi lizor elgnE '
inches, far euoua to puil out the
perlines, which rost;d fiye or sir
inches on th .-. h.-ibk wall, and caused
theru to bar : loose. The dome is
separated frt :je walla by a space
of fiye inchss for naarly half its cir
cumfereucc tud new cracks are a r
pe-riu? dailv. Experts say that it
is liabio' to coiiapie at any moment.
A little more strain end the .anchor
will gire v ay, bringing down the
entire etructnrt'. The co-uing ees
sion of the Le2.slture wilt be corn-
pair of the old one.
I.el't for the County to -Hove.
xne norae tnat wa3 round c
in the court hoa .t yard was not
county's proptriT but there is
ordinance that tomoelled the couu
to haye it lemovcd, which was doJ
at the couiHj'd expense.
i a t -.'nee m or
cattle ai.d stvc
Dr. J. J7. TVtiil?, crt. -;rt and physi
cian, Huinbo'Ct, Ucl , rha suOfered with
heart dise:uo f -? four years, trying every
remedy and all tret- -nis known to him
setf and ft'liow-pract;! jners; believes that
heart ttUoase in curable. Hu writes:
"I wioli to tell whiit your valuablo medi
Ctno has dona fcr no. Tor forr yearslhad
heart. d!ses:K of tho very worsii kind. Sev
eral physician. I cncsutu-J, said It was
H was aiioat un
tbe left side.
Ko pea can de
scribo my suffer-
f ...,- v sent
urlng tha last
jntbs ot those
tour weary years.
DR. J. M. WATTS.
I finally tried
Dr. Wiles' New Heart
'ro-isWjioz on iheir
m w . s r
sod was surprised at tbe result.
life into and Dads a bbt
nave not naa a symptom or trouwe nines
and lam satisfied your medicine has cured
me for I have now enjoyed, since taking it
Turce Years of Splendid Health!
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wish I could stats more clearly my suffers
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