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CONCORD N. d; THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 1896
VOL. IX NO i.
WHOLE NO. 354
SEN C US IDOL
A TERRIBLE CRIME.
An Unfaithful Wire Poison Her Hns
band and Marries Ber Furamsnr
Who Had Polsond Bis Wife.
Lesoir, N. O , Jan, 7. In the
quiet vallty of John's River, a few
miles below Blowing Rook, noted
for its good people and happy
homfeya crime has been unearthed
that has shocked the nerves of the
Fog Green, an humble, hard
working farmer, with his wife and
four children, lived in their humble
home, happy and contented. During
the absence of Green, who made
various trips to Blowing Rock and
other places to sell bis products,
Albert G Franklin invaded that
Lome and by bis artifices gained the
affections of Green's wife. On
March 31st, Green returned home
about noon, and after dinner went
to plowing in his field near the
houee. Mrs. Green, with a show of
great- affection, carried a glass of
cidto her husband while he was
at work, which he drank at her bo
licitation. In a few minutes the
poison took effect and he made an
attempt to g. t to the house, but
fell oc af cending ihe bteps of his
home. Bis wife anl shildren as
sisted Lim tJ bed, where, in great
agony, ho O.lel during ihe night. A
neighbor v. . - . . d in just before
his dentli, t:n& v i nci: ::d the aw fa
six wceki. .
were m-ir: :
the R?i C r t
U; :. -ral, Frenk
i .use which earned
's-io 'r. tw neigh
:vi j " . bsen foully
.::; . ' i.i suspicion,
: oh death they
: 1. SUSPICIOUS
.- eoLi'jociiou with
u solicitor of the
-; ; r-n examination of
Sir- orocc, assisted by
, A F Houck Thin was done m
Jane, the ttonr ch and lLtestmes
taken out end sealed in the presence
of the coroue rnd jury. The anal
ysis was mide by on expert in Eich
mocd, who found enough srsenic in
the stomach to ki1! at least two or
Franklin was placed in jail under
the charge of illicit distilling found
guilty, and would have been sent to
Albany by Judge Dick, if he had
not been informed of the more se
rious charge. He was imprisoned
in the county jail under sentence of
the Federal Court, and released last
week. Immediately the sheriff in"
formed him of his arrest for the
murder ol Green, as the result of
the chemical examination was
known only by a few persons.
Fraklin was again placed in jail,
and the sheriff immediately arres ed
the wife and brought her to j dl. It
is now rumored that Frankiin'a pre
vious wife suffered and died in a
similar manner only a few months
At 1 o'clock in the evening on
Wednesday, the 22nd day January,
ia the Methodist church at Albe
marle, Dr. F E Harwell, of Big
Lick, Stanly county, but a native
Cabarrus boy, will be married to
Mis3 Emma D Seago, n excellent
yonng lady of Albemarle. Invita
tions have been received by a num
ber of friends in this city, iaviting
their presence at the eventful oc
casion.. Itere-will be no attend,
ants. A reception will fallow im
mediately af er the ceriiiicny, at the
home of the bricie.
The Mecktrnr-urg entity com
missions s Lolo t ari) a neek when
they get sturied.
;" . ally comes in
v.int it known
what he's up to.
J i f he knew all
ab'i.t the little
fr:ll. ivnuld she
let him in ? That's a question.
Women are avl to look upon
love and tnam.'-Ke as purely
a matter of sentiment and af
fection. That is pretty nearly
t'Rht ; yet there is a practical
side to it too ; and the best way
to preserve the ideal aspect of
marriage and maternity is not
to forget the practical part of
it. A woman cannot be a thor-
l oughly nappy wiie anu momer
J-, unless the distinctive physical
healthy and vigorous condi
tion. The best friend that wo
man ever had is the " Favorite
Prescription," of Dr. K. v.
rU, ,"f Oat, en Hi tier Phr.
Lsician'of the Invalids' Hotel
Jand SuTgical institute, uunaio,
xt v Tli. " Prpritinn " ift
a perfect and infallible remedy for every
form or temaie wcanncw.
restoring: health and strength to the inter
nal organism, which cannot be reached by
" local applications ; " thus the cure is radi
ral, complete and constitutional.
Dr. Pierce's eminent reputation as a pny
eieian of wide learning;; and his special
knowledge of the delicate and intricate or
Xanism of women, accounts for the unpar
alleled confidence, which women place in
iis "Favorite Prescription," oyer every
.other remedy. Its use obviates thenece
itr of dreaded "examinations" and the
stereotyped "local treatments." .
Dr. R.7fUtw, Dear Str ?1 ?STtt5
Tears with ferasle weakness, nervousness, jna
anKuvci; i . U rmrid relief
MARRIED TWICE, THEN LEFT.
Smith Williams Bas a Wire In Hen
derson and Another in New York
Mate Smith Williams is Too Hnrh
Smith Williams is too much man.
He has two wives alive and kick
ing, and just now both of them are
too unmistakably in evidence.
One of the wives lives in Vance
county, near Henderson, The other
resides in the great State of New
Williams is now in the far-away
province of New Mexico, and is
wearing the bine uniform and brass
buttons of the army.
The ball began rolling in Vance
connty when wife No. 2 found that
wife No. 1 existed. She started a
suit for bigamy. The whereabouts
of Williams was known. Then, of
course. Governor Carr had to be ask
ed to make requisition on the Gover
nor of New Meiico for the poor, de
luded, doable husband.
But anether difficulty was in the
way. Williams was a soldier, and
as snch was not accountable to the
civil authorities for anything he
might have done.
So the case went to the Secretary
of War, who, upon looking over the
situation, issued an order releasing
Yv'iilianis to the civil authorities.
So Williams, the soldier, became
Williams, the citizen.
T.ie path from the Vance county
j ill to Williams was smoothed, and
tbe sheriff of Vance county will to.
day leave for New Mexico.
Williams married his first vife in
New York ia 1831. Ia 1895 he
took another turn at he lottery of
marriage, and took unto himself the
Vance county tntiden.
lie escaped from Henderson soon
after his second marriage and enlist
ed in the army. Rdeigh News and
Band is In Cheek.
Hakthsbueg, N. C, Jan. 8. Miss
Claude Orier bas returned to Char,
lotte. She expects to go to Chicago
soon, where she will prepare for the
mission field, Cnina.
Mr. Andrew Grier left Tuesday
morning for Charlotte, where he
will spend a few days with friends,
Mr. Jay Harris spent Wednesday
in Charlotte and came back sober.
General Morrison desires it be an
nounced that he has all the instru
ments belonging to the band in his
possession and will hold them until
he hears further from The Stand.
Young men going to oyster Bup
pers with their girls should always
take along some change. We un
derstand more than one-half of the
ladies ac the oyster sapper Friday
night had to pay for supper for
tbeniseiyes and escorts, . and it
wasn't a Leap Year supper, either.
The narrisburg striDg band has a
new instrument and are now looking
for an Italian to play it. As soon
as they get a big pipe and monkey
the band will be complete; .
The little "City glioses" can
bot-it of having moreredheaded peo
ple and musicians tian any town of
its size in the State. It now bas
eighteen red -headed people and three
bands, with more coming in every
,ile Mangle Was Begging.
Wednesday eyenicg a yery iaterest
mgr and intelligent little ten-year,
i d Irish biddie walked into tewn.
She was on the "pan handle" route
to Wi? Kington connty, Virginia.
Her father, a man of 45 years, and
a sister of 18 years, are in company
wi'h her, Thry have been to the
Atlanta Exposition and had walked
from that city to this one since
Christmas, a distance of nearly 300
'uiles, in tsro weeks. Her story was
a stra'ght one, an(Tsbe readily won
the sympathy and nickles of nearly
every one. This is th second girl
beggar of that size that has been
through town within tin past few
weeks. Tbe child's name was
Dear and Dumb.
A female deaf mute struck the
city this morning with a pamphlet
containing a number of . ebado
graphs and a single hand alphabet,
whioh the Hold at 5 cents each. Her
only address was on the back of the
little card, as follows :
"1 am deaf and dumb. Having
no employment, and in order to
make a living, I offer to my friends
and the public this little book, that
those who wish to speak with the
hand and hear with the eye may do
so." . '
She made more sales to-day than
any two business bosses in town.
Installation of the new ly ' elected
officers ot Knights of Pythias took
place Friday nigh
six Hundred Bushels From One
Few such bearings from an orch
ard of one acre is Eeldom reported as
in the case of Mr. Martin Klnttz,
an enterprising and prosperous
farmer and frnit grower of No. 6
townsbip, this county, who gathered
six hundred bushels of ''Tony" ap
ples last year. Tbe yield was a
He has marketed about 400 bushels,
used 150 or more bushels himself and
gave away several wagon loads. He
realized a considerable sum of cash
on them, well paying him for his
care and trouble. This does not
include any of the other fruits
De Was Willing to Cord tbe Wood.
A certain wood hauler from No. 5
township played a prominent part
in a joke last Thursday evening,
tbe 9th, although the, parUes
starting the fun "had the law on
their side." The farmer had hauled
a load of wood and had called for
his pay, whereupon the payer asked
him had he corded it. He anBwered
in the negative. A magistrate haps
pened to be present, and m an earn
est way the payer made application
to sue 'he farmer for the sum of
two dollars for not cording the
wood. This made the farmer suss
piciuus, and he wanted to see the
law, which was produced, and
"All fire wood sold in incorpo
rated towns shall be sold by the
cord, and not otherwise ; and each
cord shall contain eight feet in
length, four feet in height and four
feet in breadth ; and shall be corded
by the seller, under the penalty of
two dollars for each offense, to the
use of the informant."
The farmer looked downcast for
a few ssconds, and raising his head
and his voice with an effort, said :
"I didn't know it was a law. I'll go
back and cord the wood. He was in
earnest ani." had started to finish the
job, but vim detained, given his
money and let go. The law was
maed in 178-1 and is abc-ut as silly
as some we hare nof.
Down at Cannonvllle,
Seyeral families who recently
moved here from Stanly connty,
leaving good farms to work in the
cotton mills, have returned to their
plantations to raise another crop.
Mr. Will Moore, who was so badly
injured iu the machinery at the
bleachery several months ago, has
been made night watchman at the
bleachery, to succeed J B Uadell,
who will be ttan.ferred to the Can
Mr. John Folks has succeedpd Mr,
John Kersey as bens of the day
spinning room, tbe latter being,
transferred to the new mill.
It is said that Mr. Jo ha Brown
boss weaytr at the Cabarrus mill,
has resigned his position here and
will go back to his old home at
Greenville, S. 0.
The new mill is being wired and
A coal yard is being fenced up
between ti e old and the new mill.
Bins are being bnilt.
Measles are thick in this pirt of
town. Some families have as many
aa four cases.
Salisbury is making preparations
already lor the entertainment of the
State Fireman's Association next
summer Companies of that place
have started the purse for this Jpur
pose with $100. Citizens are subs
sciibins liberally and those compas
nioa more fortunate than the Con
cord Hose and Heel company may
expect to be treated in royal style
by our neighbors when the asso
It was the intention of our laddies
to attend the meeting in Salisbury,
but from what was hinted to a
Standa-d reporter, Concord will
not be represented unless there be
a new company, organized as it is
very probable that the one now ex
isting will disband.
Cabarrna in Exempt.
Many ot our Cabarrus' friends
have asked r.s repeatedly if the law
requiring a three inch plank over
the top wire of all barbed 'wire
fences applied to this county It
does not, Cabarrus is exempt. It
applies to Haywood, Bladen, Gran
ville, Davie, Catawba, Rowan,
Greene, Richmond, Stokes, Ruther
ford, Forsyth, Yadkin, Brunswick,
Durham, Wilkes, Stanly, Alamanoe,
Cumberland, irwlell and Macon.
See tbe Hew Fence.
Mr. W H Frjling is busy putting
down the new court house f enoe. It
will, when finished, improve the ap
pearance of the court house property
to such an extent that it will hardly
be recognizable. Now that tbe fence
question is settled, something should
be done to the rtrart Lroom, which
seeds cleanain Aand a new carpet.
TOWN AND COUNTY
Cotton receipts ate very ligh
these days. Not much doing at the
Just enough cotton cornea to
market"" to keep weigher Bigger on
Freight is still heavy over the
Southern, but it is a great de a
lighter than before Christmas.
SsjTen new subscribers were added
to the Weekly Standabd's list
Dr. R 8 Young was called to Lex
ington to see Mr. J L Peacock, who
is critically ill.
Mr. John M Freeze, who formerly
lived at Mt. Pleasant, ia now resid
ing at. Rockwell, Rowan connty.
Since West Corbin street has
been graded. West Depot street has
been almost abandoned by wagoners.
An interesting meeting . of the
county alliance was held at New
Gilead, No. 5 township, on Thurs
day. The Liberty bell will pass through
here on January 24, on its return to
Philadelphia from the Atlanta Ex
position. Mr. J B CaddeRhas returned
from Moore county, where he was
called on Monday to the death.bed
of his aged father.
Tne large elm tree in front of the
Pbifer building has been cut down.
A nice brick pavement -will be the
next improvement. "'
Trains over tbe Sonthern are now
running oQ( tolerable regular time,
which 'is convenient and pleasing to
It is probbIe that Dr. Newel
will occupy the rooms in the Cor
rell building, formerly occupied oy
Dr, H C Herring.
The family of Wes Verble moved
on Wednesday, from Davidson Col
lege, to the G W Patterson cotton
mill, on Coddle creek.
Mr.J W Reed, who was miller for
yie Cabarrus roller mills, has moved
his fawiily to .Waynesyille where,
bs a similar position.
On the bnjtetin in the hall at the
eourt honsa a list of the apportion
ment of the county school funds for
each district has been placed.
Earth is bei ng tumbled at an un
usual rate now. Farmers are de
lighted with this pretty weather and
are taking advantage of it, .Every
body should be pleased, though.
The store room being built by C
B Wagoner near tbe depot, will be
occupied by a Mr. White, from the
Black's mill section of the county.
Tbe building is nearly complete.
The father of Mrs. G'aspy, the
widowed lady who lived at the Rob
ert Caldwell house above the dyna
mo, has come and removed her to a
home near Forest Hill, on Spring
street, and will care for her.
It is said that before making bis
returns a man in this county put off
attending to tbe matter for several
weeks on account of haying a sick
pig and then had to pay double
taxes for not being prompt The
pig didn't die, either.
Prof. John McAnulty was it
town. He has been and is looking
for snow. He predicts a bard
spring. Country road3, he says,
were never k no n to be in better
condition than at present at this
season of the year.
Mr. F P Gillum, for ten yeas past
in the mercantile ousiness at Mor
ganton, is in the city, He is pros
pecting with a view to finding a de
sirable location to open oat a cloth
ing store. We would be glad to have
Mr. Gillum with us. He could not
find a more genial people.
Mr. William Miller, of Mocks-
yille, who shot his wife several days
ago, wqb brought to Salisbury yes
terday morning and taken to the
State Hospital, at Morganton. Mrs.
Miller is improying and is consider
ed out of danger. Salisbury Her
ald. Sheriff Sims haB a walking cane in
his possession that was sent from
Eureka, Texas, by Harris Sloan, to
Pat Bell, "of No. 3 township, this
county. It is a specimen of, the
boisdaro wood, with which , the
streets of the principal cities of the
Lone Star State are mecadamized.
Twentieth Annual State Conven
tion of the Young Men's Christian
Associations of North Carolina, will
be held March 19 to 22 at Charlotte.
An interesting programme is being
prepared. Some strong speakers
have already agreed to be; present
Ejery "association in the stab Should
be represented oy as many delegates
Judge Hoke. will preside at our
Mr, George D Bost, of No. 8 the
big-hog raising section killed
two-year-old hog that weigh
Mr. W A Ridenhour, brother of
Mr. R E RMenhour, has accepted
position at the Enterprise Mills, of
King'sMountain. He's in the busi
The butt of the elm tree that
stood in front of J M Aliens store
was taken to Brown Bros, black
smith shop, where it was converted
into anvil blocks.
Register Weddington turned oyer
to Bheriff Sims, on Friday, one nun
dred dollars for marriage license
issued, numbering fifty, thirtytfive
for whites and fifteen lor colored
Tbe choir of the First Presby
tenan church has a valuable acqm-
sitlon in Mr. James Watson, former
ly' of Salisbury but now of our
town. Mr. Watson is a capital
Mr. Geo. Black welder, who had
both legs cut off in a railroad acci
deut and who now has two cork legs,
was in town Friday, He is learn
ing the use ot tnem quite well
Hu is off on a teveral month's ya
The best anodyne and expectorant
for the cure of of cold?, coughs, and
all throat lung and bronchial tron
b?es, is undoubtedly, Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral, the only specific for. colds
and coughs admitted on exhibition
at the Chicago World's Fair.
"Old, yet ever new, and simple
and beautiful ever," sings the poet,
in words which mighc well apply to
Ayer's Sarsaparilla the most effi
cieet and scientific blood-purifier
ever offered to sufirinsr humanity,
Nothing but superior merit keeps it
so long at the front.
Uirlfi Mliliiptu the Boy.
Late Friday afternoon, on North
Main street three little white girls
red two little boys fought a "sham
battle" with rocks and clods. It
was a de.. crate effort on the part of
both sides.lo win. The girls finally
ot tha.'' better of the boys, who
claimed to have beed 'overpowered. -A
gentleman happened to be pass
ing at tbe time one of the boys re
ceived a terrible lick in the back,
and suggested to the females that it
was yery unbecoming conduct for
little girls and boys to fifht. He
was answered that they were not
fighting only throwing rocks at
each other to see which side could
Mrs. France Fisber Dead.
Mrs. France Fisher, who only a
few weeks ago returned from Ars
kansas, died at the home of her son,
Mr. .Scott Fisher, in No. 3township
Friday Inieht of pneumonia. Her
husband has not yet arrived from
Arkansas, having remained out
there to settle business affairs.
This !is .the third death in Mr.
Scott jFisher's family within the
past ten days, his wife having died
on Friday. January 3, followed by
the death of their infant babe a
C. H. Xing, Water Valley, Visi., cored by
"For five years, I suffered untold misery
from muscular rheumatism. I tried every
known remedy, consulted the best physi
cians, Tlslted Hot Springs, Ark., three times,
spending $1000 there, besides doctors' bills;
but could obtain only temporary relief. My
"flesh was wasted away so that I weighed
only ninety-three pounds; my left arm and
leg were drawn out of shape, the muscles
being wisted up in knots. I was unable to
areas try self, except with assistance, and
eould a.Uy hobble about by using eane. I
tad no appetite, and was assured, by the
doctors, that I eould not live. The pains, at
limes, wore so awful, that I eould procure
relief only by means of hypodermic tnjee
Hons of morphine. I had my limbs bandaged
to clay, in sulphur, In poultices; but these
tare only temporary relief. After trying
everything, and suffering the most awful
tortures, lot tan to take Ayer's 8 arts pari lis.
Inside of tw months, I was able to walk
without s eane. In three months, my limbs
began to strengthen, and in the course of a
year, I was cured. My weight has Increased
to 165 pounds, and I am now able to do say
Mil day work sri railroad blacksmith.''
tin Only World's Fair tsmpirint.
- ATXM'M TILLM swr Htmdmtbu.
HEE AND DAUGHTER
Caught Between Cars and Crushed to
Death A Shocking1 Occurrence at
At the town tf Henrrietta,ttuther
ford county, yesterday afteinoon, a
freight train . on the Ohio River &
Charleston Railroad was shifting
when a double-seated surrey in
which were a Mrs. Eanipe, her two
daughters, aged 13 and 16, and a
driver approaced the crossing. The
train was cut in two on the crossing
and the driver nnderlook to go
through. When the team was on
the track, however, the engine back
ed, bringing the cars together, with
ratal results to two of the occupants
of the vehicle. The elder daughter
was killed outright; the mother re-
ceiyed injuries which caused her
death in two hourB; the younger
daughter was dragged from under
the cars and her life saved; the driv
er jumped and escaped injury.
Mrs. Kanaipe leaves fire little
children. She .was from Old Fort
and the family was just moving
from that placejto Henrietta. After
the accident she was taken to the
residence of Mr. Hamrick, near by,
and there the two bodies were pre
pared for; burial, Charlotte Ob
Thursday night at the Presbvte
riau manse Rev. W G Alexander
united in matrimony Mr. Charles H
Forsbrey, ot London, England, to
Miss Lillian Smith, daughter of Mr,
and Mrs. James M Smith, who live
at the Cabarrus mills. Mr. and
Mrs. Forsbrey will continue to re
side in this city.
West Corbin. " " ,B"
mt. i - ...
xue etreei iorce is putting in
some good work on West Corbin
street, the crossties having all been
removed and the road bed snlen
didly graded. .Sidewalks are needed
very badly along the sheet between
Mr, D P Day vault's and Mr. A B
Young's. With that exception and
the shrubbery at the 11 near the
Starrette mineral springs, West
Corbin is a good street and bears
evidence of habitation.
Beply to Win. Nmothersoclc.
mL - . . .
xne peculiar no3tnrnal vision
which you relate in a previous issue
of Ths Standabd is rather difficult
to inter,pre adequately. It would
be unsafe to eyolve a 'precise inter
pretation without further particu
lars. You "di earned of shooting a
wild goose, only wounding it." You
fail to state whether the fowl waB
soaring through the air or strutting
about with its hands in ifs pockets,
when yon sainted it with the ex
plosiye contents of a shell. Also,
when her goose-Bhip broke the em.
barraaaiDg silence by pleading:
"Have mercy on the amen corner,'
yon are silent as to whether you then
made a bold dash for liberty or
whether you only shivered a little
and quietly watched the rubicund
lifeicurrent .as it rushed from the
Furthermore, a dream is influenc
ed by the health and environment
of a dreamer. Wild goose dreams are
encouraged by certain conditions
such as lying on the back, etc. One
who lies on the back and has a wild
goose dream smuggled off on him
need not attach much importance to
the "interpretation thereof." When
a healthy person lies on the right
Bide and dreams of killing a wild
goose it signifies that he will be
wild with web-footed delight. But
the dream under consideration per
mits the dying goose to speak and
present a petition imploring leniency
toward the "amen corner." This is
an unfavorably sign: for as the
goose is not habitually loquacious
the dream introduces an irrational
incident. However seriously -the
"amen corner" might be in need of
wholesome rebute, if the geese pre
sume to utter insinuations they will
gee themselves into a brawl (broil)
in the culinary department
Smith's Ford, N. C, Jan 6, 1895.
Eat Vp Wood Plies.
A' pig has been running at large
near the Cabarrus Mills in this city,
and parties in that neighborhood
have made frequent complaint to
the owner, without . effect. Small
quantities of wood have been stolen
at night, and at almost every place
the wood would be missing the pig
would turn up. On Thursday
night last the grindstone ot Mr.
Will Fisher, a butcher and merchant
was carried off, and on Friday niornvl
ing the pig was on hand.. It is be
lieved that the pig , has swallowed
the wood and grindstone and taere
is talk of prosecuting the owner.
Mars must be applying the whip
to the dogs of war, , for mankind
seems restless in all continents-.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Rl
THE ADDITIONAL STAR.
It Will Hot be Added to the Flag- Un.
til July 4, Next.
The admission of Utah into the
Union of States requires the addi
tion of another star to the American
flag. Although Utah is now a full
fledged Sate, the change in 'Old
Glory" will not be made until July
4, next. On and after that date
there wille be ofccially forty-five
Btars in the national ensign, being
nearly three and a half times the
number of the original States. The
most important requirements in the
legal admission of Utah have been
fulfilled, but there are a number of
formalities yet to be obsened. One
of these is an executive order to the
army and nayy, announcing the ad
dition of another star to the national
flag. The order will take effect
July 4, 1896.
All the nags that are issued by
the government after that date will
bear the full complement of forty
fivs stars, but many of the old flags
will continue to float in the breezes
with only the ptesent number of
stars, and without any people being
The official arrangement of the
stars and stripes in the flag is in
cnarge oi a special noara or army
and navy officers. While it has not
yet been officially decided, it is more
than probable that the new star will
be added to the fifth row from the
top. This addition, it is Bf id, will
make the appearance of the union
even more symmetrical than it is at
There are now six rows of stars in
the uaion, the top and the bottom
rows being each composed of eight
stars and the others of seven stars
each. In case of the admission of
another State, its star would be
added to the second row, thus mak
ing the top rows and the botton two
rows harmonize completely,
Editos Standard : Will you
allow me space in your paper to cor
rect a false report which is going the
rounds in Concord, I have been in
formed that some one ignorantly or
maliciously has circulated the re
port that the festival the Hose and
Reel Company had several weeks ago
was to raise funds to buy a pool
table, Now I want to say in justice
to the Hose and Reel Company that
Said report is untrue. We haye a
pool table in oar hail, but it does not
belong to the company. It was
purchased by members of the com
pany and not , by the company. I
mean that not a cent of the com-
nAnv'fl mnnpv vaa ononf. nn it: ?
feel it my duty in jns'ice to the
company to make this statement,
We published in The Daily
Standard at the time what we were
trying to raise funds for to by nni
forma. That was the object. We
got about enough to buy one uni
form. We have been trying everyl
way since the organization of the
company to rais money e for that
purpose, and it seems that with all
our efforts we have failed so far.
We feel that the citizens do not
appreciate our services as we think
they should and it is causing a great
deal of dissatisfaction among the
members, and I fear that the com
pany will disbaud if something is
not done to encourage theju. The
Board of Commissioners have always
responded when we ask anything in
reason. They let us have our reels
fixed to suit us, and Beem to be will
ing to do all they cai for us, for
which we are thankful. And if the
citiSens would only patronize us
when we make an tffort to raise
funds we could get our uniforms
and thereby be encouraged. Iam
certainly sorry 'on behalf
company that the false report which
was circulated caused us to be treat
ed as we were. We thank the
citizens who contributed so liberally
to our sup ort, and especially the
good ladies)who went to the troubiei
as they always do, to prepare us
such nice thingu. I hope this will
satisfy any who may have believed
the report, which was untrue.
J. L. Boqeb,
Chief Fire Department.
Grainviile county under "Reform"
bas a negro jailer, and npon the au
thority ot a woman herself the Ox-
ford Ledger charges him with hav
ing debauched one of the female
colored prisoners who has since giyen
birth to a child. ' .
A Bis; DarnagreSnlt.
J S Durham has brought suit
against Jones & Powell, of Raleigh,
fixing the damages at $10,000. The
snit grows out of tbe arrest of IT
Durham during the State Fair at
Ra!eigh last tall.
During the Bummer of 1895, J 3
Durham was engaged in the ice
business in Durham, and purchased
ice of Jonss & Powell and when he
closed out business was Indebted to
them. While Mr. Darbam was at
tending the fair, Mr. J A Jones
swore out a warrant against him be
fore J y Marcom, J. P., charging;
him with obtaining the ioe by false
representations. He was arrested,
the case heard, and Mr. Durham
The plaintiff is represented by
Fred A .Green and Boone, Bryant
& Merritt, while Manning & Fou-
shee will look after the interests of
the defendants. Durham cor. Ral
eigh News and Observer.
Kortb Carolina Wants 832,000.
The New York World has re
ceived answers to telegrams sent to
national banks in various parts of
the country, in which $14,540,500
worth of the new bonds are asked
for. North Carolina banks respond
ed aa follows:
Atlantic National Bank, Wilming
ton, $50,000; First National Bank,
Elizabeth City, $2,000.
Rev. Martin Called.
At a recent congregational meet
ing of the Toplar Tent Presbyterian
church a unanimous call was ex
tended the Rev. Roger Martin, to
become their regular pastor, divid
ing time with Mallard Creek church,
niB nrfiU jri r nnnava IMn M .
una uctcii huihii lu i.iih i nnD,.rj
for some time. We learn that
Orer a Ilnndretl Tears Old.
A World reporter had an interest
ing talk with Virgil Ford,. &n. aged
negro man who lives North of Salis
bury, this morning.
Ford says he is over a hundred
years old and was born in Davie
connty. He gets along Tery well
with the aid of a walking cane and
his eye sight is very good. He is la
Salisbury seeking aid from some of
liis old white friends.
Ford was a grown man when the
nf.Ara foil in fVio rraar 1fi33 an1 a-
membera that incident well. Salia
IIov Pens Forbidden.
After the 10th day
the hog pea 'in lastou
At a recent meeting, the cot
ers enacted ordinance so
ing. If the prohibition
made at all it should bavel
in time to be of sanitary benef
year, it had
them by the day named. Gastonift
JTrs. X J. Bell. Ousawatomi. Kan, ,
r alt a of the editor ot The Granhlo. thn leaA. '
lug local paper of Miami county, writes
"J seas troubled sett fcexu-t Um
for six years, severe palpitations, short
ness of breath, together with snch ex
treme nervousness, that, at times Z would
walk the floor nearly all night. We
consulted the best medical talent.
Use Mil (here soo nm help for
that I had organic disease of the hi
which there was no remedy: -I
Jour advertisement in The Graphic ani
a year ago, as a last resort, tried One bottle ot
Dr. JKIes Sew Cur for th Bemrt, ;
which convinced tne that there was true"
merit in U. I took three bottles each of tbe
Bear Cure and Bestoratlra Nervine an
Ii completely cured n. I mle
well at night, my heart beats regularl;
I have no more smothering; spells.
to say to all who are suffering's I
there's relief untold far them If they
only give your remedies just one trial."
Dr. Miles Heart Core to sold on a posit' -
guarantee that the first bottle will benex -All
druggists sell Matt!, t bottles foro,M- (
it will be sent, prepaid, on receipt of pn.
ft tbAlte sUlee ItedicalOa. AUktaart, 1m.
Dr. Miles' Heart Ctrr
For sale bj t.11 Drazz'
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