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Vol. IX. No. 4IU
CONCORD, N. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, I8D5.
WnonE NO. 1,41!
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FIRST MAN KILLED.
v , Www In Rie'iinoiul and Tost
: , ! :il !iO KiiiSlo of B5i
riu'll. JUEKt lOIll- IStil.
rr': very first life lest in the final
' ;-;ct struggle over secession was 'Jxi
Fc -J ;-:;) 1 side of Fort Snmpter, in
an fif.'ci Cental explosion, after the
fort hiil surrendered, April 13th,
1801. Bu; the Pks Confederate to
be killed in line of battle was
Private Henry Lavvsou Wyatt, a
soldier in Company A, Firzt Nortft
Carolina Regiment, infantry- His
iT- w;3 -o-Tt. in the baKh known as
"Big Belli-.: i',"' fought June 10th,
1S61, near Yorktcwn, Va.
The conflict at Big Bethell was
fv H I'-U'i1 nafle of the war.
Though :,n a mino.: sc:j1o, it was a
brill bin'- victory for vhe Southern
arms. The Confederate troops en
cacci! '"eloncc1 to the corrmnnd of
General John 15 .V uder, the in
fantry foico being ehieliy the First
North Carolina Regiment, under
the ima;iuia omaauid of Colonel
I) II IT ill, who was r.f tcrwards a
lieutenant-general in the Confcdiute
service and who has been quite nnU
versally regarded as the hero of the
buttle. The lieatenantscolouel of
the regiment wms C C L?e, and the
major was Janus il Lane, both of
whom subsequently rose to the rank
of bri:;t;d:er-'.er.eral in the Confed
eracy The regiment passed into
history a '-The Bethel Regiment"
of Noih Ciroiina troops.
The Federal tre,op3 engaged
the ac.ie,.u under the immediu.ie
comnii.i d of General B F Butler.
A XATIVi: OF VIRGINIA.
Henry Lav son Wyatt was a na.
tive of Virginia, born in Richmond
ebrm.ry 12, IS!?, son of I.ham
and Li-cmdii Wyatt, the hitter cf
whom bad bat;c-ntW died. Henry
had learned the c-jrneriter's trade,
w :. v; o r a i a g a z i a r o o r o , s v.-. ,
W is -CD.
war h.-oke on: his father
hui::g moved from Virginia to Pitt
county, N. C, in 1S5G.
Young Wyatt was one of.th: very
iiot to enlist as a so'ehci for the
Southern cauo when ,he Governor
of North Carolina called for volun
teers in April, 1S01, after the Lin
coln proclamation declaring war
against tne Southern fctatc3. He en
terel 1. 1 ; a Edgecombe Guards, under
comunnd o" Captain John L Bridg
ers. Fif y i'vur days after lie was
nuu'j:.:u ;.,Io the oerwee, Henry
Wyatt fell in b. title, at the age of
twenty. He was buried near the
foot of the Corn wall is monument,
York town, Va
(Hi A 7 :ALLANTKY.
Young Wyatt lost his life under
ciicuiii unces of the great gallantry
and he asm. In the beginning of
the battle in which he fell the. sharp
Bhooters of the enemy occupied a
house between the opposing lines,
blue an! gray. A call was made
for volunteers to advance acro33 the
intervening distance, through an
open fiehl 200 yards wide, and lire
the building. Corporal Geoge W
William , Private Henry Law son
Wyatt, John II Thorpe,; Thomas
Failon and Robert II Bradley re
sponded to the call nd attempted
to perform the duty. They had
proceededbut a short distance into
the field when Henry Wyatt fell
with a bullet in his brian in a volley
fired from the building. The other
four soldiers dropped to the ground
and remained until they could with
safety rejoin their command, went
through the entire war and are yet
Very soon after the conncnading
cf the house bagan, 'Major Winthrop
a gallant r.nd noble son of Connecti
cut, endeavored to lead his men into
action; but as he came to the trout
waving hi3 sword abut his head, the
North Carolinians fired a volley at
him aad he fell dead, his body rid dled
with bullets be, I believe, was
the first victim among the Federal
officers in the war. His native State
has long; since perpetuated his
mcnory. Richmond Dispatch.
"The quality of kerosene oil which
has been sold to the long-suffering
people of this community for the
past month or six weeks is an out
rage pure and simple. People who
pay their good money for what they
are told is kerosene oil find it one
half or two-thirds water or somes
tiling other than oil. This writer
has had enough trouble with the
stuff to make him chary of forms
ing any New Year'd resolutions
about evil speutdng.
We do no'; intendby these remarks
to " effect on the merchants. It is
no their fault if the oil is bad but
ih: cone .rn that sells such stuff
saould be hounded from the Stale."
The ahoye was clipped fiomthei
Statcsvillc Landmark. We are
troubled with the same existing
evil in our h .tie city, having heard
much complaint about the bad oil.
See to it, merchants.
II May Do as llucli tor ion
Mr. Fred Miller, of Irying, 111.
writes that he hau a severe Kidney
trouble far many years, with severe
pains in his back and also that hi3
bladder was affected. He tried many
so called kidney cures but without
any good result. A ..out, a year ago
he began the use of Electric Bitters,
and found relief at once. ICkeM ic
Bitters i3 especially adapted to cure
all kidney and liver troubles and
often gives almost instant relief.
One trial will prove our statement.
Price only 50c. for large bottle. At
Fetz er's Drue; store.
Gold chain bracelet, between the
homes of .Mr. D B Coltrane and Mr.
John Ki iimons'. A reward is of
fered for its return to this office cr
to Mr. D B Coltrane, at bank.
lo i Outfit io.Spc If.
For the benefit of those desiring
to yisit the Florid i exhibition car,
which will be"here on Tuefday, the
Sth, I v.:!l transfer anj one from
their homes to the depot and return
for 10c each way. Leave ordersr at
stable, M. J. Cokl. 3td
To All W'Siom it Jlay Concern.
I have authorized Mr. J L Soger
to collect all fees due me aud give
receipt for same. Respectfully,
J. Y. Fitzgerald.
lied Irish Bitch, between Concord
and Catholic church on Gold Hill
road. A liberal reward will be
given for her return to Dr. L M !
Archey or Dayd Iarrbarclt,
House for Kale or Rent.
The house on M?:n siireel, opposite
J W Cannon's nnd laiely occupied
by D J Bostian. Apply to Mrs. E
C Wagon e j. j3 2w.
If you wish to do a sue
cessful business, advertise in
CONCORD BOY HONORED.
T!se nnro Arncrftan Pictures
Mr. Ernest Fetzer, a former Cons
cord boy, now living in Biltimore;
haa won for himself high honors bi
military circles of that city, The
Baltimore American of December
30, besides sprinting ft fine picture
of the handtome and popular young
rain, h:.s thp following to say;
'Lieut. Earnest Fttz.r, one of the
newest lieutenants in the Fourth
Pegiment, distinguished himself at
Frost burg, when, as sergeant nijor
of the regiment, he cumman(ku it
in review-. lie won his bpurs then
in the shape of great lespcct from
hi.3 superior officers, and his election
to a commission was a logical result
He was born in Concord, N. 0.,
and educated at the Staunton Mili
tary Academy, where he gained great
proficiency in the military features.
He enlisted in Company iv, Fourth
Regiment, M. N. G., November 2G,
1800; was appointed corporal Feb
ruary 1st, 1S01; promoted aergeanr
April 1, 1S02, and appointed ser
geant major at Frostburg, June 10,
A or folk I'il jr.
The iss ao of t-'cN. 1 fc'k Vii :'i;th
of January ld, coas'sts of
t v c n t y - f o u r p a ,;'e 5 r d c o : s t fi Ins a
review of the business of Norfolk
for tbo year 1801, and a comparison
of M10 irado of ISO!. The shewing
13 a wonderful exhibit of growth
ond elovelopme l. lr 3 S3 1 to trade
of Norfolk was estimated at $18,
007,500. Tho business for lusocar
reached ?91,-10S,:: -,3, ao i v.reso ot
8-13,100,818. Noifo'Vsp.i).--liu;. i ;.
13S1 was about 25,000; it !:! nos 50,"
0C0. ILsnv;:i un vvl-.vd itiS0
pcres; it now oceapit s '2,170 acres,
lis postal receipts w iO ( V-oO 27;
ihey ny-o pow SSi 301 -iS. Tlio num-i
bor of buildings c.erted in oighi
3'oara was 2,253, at a valuo of nearly
,000,000. List y,-r- U' bjildhigs
were erected at a cost of $351,838.
Tho combined popuatio.- of Nor
folk, with that of PoiLsmouth,
Berkley, and othor tow tit', Miiouuts
to 100,000. The Virgriniau proncscs
a consolidation of the cities an el
towns under one municipality
'The Greater Norfolk" an el this
issue is dedicated to the promotion
of this result.
.mKB ft BCJ r
Dead Against Dancing'.
Pana, lib, Jan.. 3. Rev- Father
Stick, who last summer gained no
toriety by publicly ass?;1iug prot:3
tants, saido his parishioners New
Year's day: "i bnvo membfr3 who
will not rent pews because they fio
too poor, yet tboy have ironey to
jet drunk tv.i e a month. I wish
Ihoy would get Jiuuk tonight and
froeza to death There are members
of my congregation who allow their
daughters to gD to high-toned balls
and dances in full dress lo dress
at all. Only indecent catholics,
protestants and heretics go to
such places." He said in plainer
words that he wi&hed from tho bots
torn of his heart the girls who went
to theso dances would bo iuinod,
and added: "I wish every boy or
young man who attend these dances
would become diseased and rot and
then the generation would be ex
terminated." IJucttieu's Arnica MUve.
The Best Salve in t.e worU for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt
Pbeum, Fever Sor3, Tetter,C happed
Hands, Chilblains, Corns and all
Skin Eruptions, and positively cures
Piles or no pay required. It is
guaranteed to give satisfaction or
money refunded. Price 25 centsr pe
box. For sale at P. B. Fetzer's Drug
THE M O I H E R s I N -L A W .
A J'Him.y H:Tcrieiiee of n Bridal
"One of the funniest experiences
I remember of my boyhood times
w?s that of a couple in a neighbors
hood who ran away and sot mats
r.ed," said Newt Moore at the Union
depot last evening.
After tbo bridal tour was over the
couple went to the youn lady's
home to make peace with the old
folks. The young lady's father met
them at the door, and, taking his
daughter by tho arm thrust her in
to a room and locked her up, and
gathering up the shot iin ordered
his son-in-law oft the place and
threatened his life if he ever return
ed. The young man went home and
sat down and did some hard think
ing. Finally he sent word to the
young lady's mother to come and get
her daughter's clothes and every
thing that belonged to her. She
did so, and the young man held his
mjiher-nHaw as a prisoner and
hostage for the return of hu wife.
He, too, took a shot gun ;md stood
guard. The second day after the
father of the young ludy came oyer
to negotiate a surrender of prisoners.
As soon os he came la sight he
waved his white handkerchief in
token of a truce. The result was a
mutual exchange of prisoners.
"The youn. man made sucn a
good impression upon his mother
inda v during h r captivity that
all differences we:-"e pitched up and
the hatchet was buried." St. Jos
Itaiitits of i lie Maccabees.
The State commander writes us
from Lincoln, Neb., as follows: "Af
ter trying ether medicines for what
seemed to be a very obstinate cough
in our two children we tried Dr
King's New Discovery .and at the
end of tvo days the cough entirely
left them. We will not be without
it hereafter, as our experience proyes
that it cures where all other res
nicdie3 fail.'' Signed F W Stevens,
State Com. Why not give this
great medicine a trial, as it is guar
anteed and trial battles are free at
Fetzer's Drug store
5oc and 1 00.
Coxcokd, N. C.
J. M. Odell, President,
D. B. Ccltrae, Cashier.
L. D. Coltrane, Book Keeper.
.J. M. Odell, D. F. Cannon,
Elam King, J. W. Cannon,
VV. R. Odell, jrW. H, Lilly,
D. B, CoLTitANE.
" CONCORD MARKETS.
Corrected by Cannons & Ferzer.
Good middling 5 05
Middlings 4 87
Low middling 4 G21
Stains J il to4 75
Corrected bv O. W Swink.
Sugarcnrcd nams 11 to 14
Bulk meats, sides 8 to 9
Chickend 10 to 12
Lard 8 toll
Flour (North Carolina 1.75
ROYAL SILK FABRICS-vy i
ranted ..1 1 &i i k. pen t vf o : r
inches wide, worth Z 25 r-r
yard. We are rolling ;5 ct its,
FORTY INCH DRESS GOODS
Vorth 50'eenU'. Selling r , i
25 cents. '
FORTY INCH WOOL DRKoS
GOODS Worth 00 cer ts. NVV
ceiling at z; cents.
ALL WOOL DRESS GOODS
Worth GO Cc-uti. SeJiin; row at
Worth 00 ren3 N-r - eilincr
nt 33 cents.
48 INCH- TBIC0T
Wcrth GO cents, we f.re ::h,v
at 25 o .K
IE BUB IM
Wcrth 75 cenfe. are eel ling
a t o0 c u
Don't fail to s-e be fore you
buy. We can save vou mosr,, We
have the best line of
O f p f n n r ?
ever ehown in this town, ?ays
the Ladies, and we Liu;iant." prices.
Don't fail to ; ve o; ike oi
Ladies, Misses and Child - i.s'
the best line of Men
io be p'?n in Concord
8 J I &
31 A N UFA CT U R E S OF-.
PLAIDS AND SHEETINGS,
GRAIN AND S ALT BAGS,
DH L". il 5. IN
Four'foot wcod .lv, ays wanted- -best
prices for same. We invite en
insofcctions of all the seeds we