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A BATCH OF LOCAL NEWS.
Ticked l p and rut i Shape Ily Our
IIitNlliur roneil Pusher.
Dr. Griffin is breakicg a fine gray
horse for C W Swink.
It looks awful natural to see W S
Bingham behind a counter now.
Jugular Meeting of County Com
Warmer weather is predicted for
if you owe the Standard anything
come m and pay up.
Kev. J C Davis has a private
class which he is instructing.
Snow has fallen to the unparall
eled depth of live inches at Nice.
Florida on Wheels- It is worth a
visit and the price of travel. Dan
The churches will all be com
fortaUe tomorrow. Don't stay
away on account of the cold.
Florida on Wheels Floridians
should be proud of it. S. Framing
ham (Mass ) Gazette.
The dull season is on. Merchants
are not so busy since the New Year
The Newberne Fish, Ojfcter and
Game fair will open this year on
February 18, for one week.
' Florida on Wheels A large num
ber of citizens inspected it. Read
ing (Pa ) Daily Gazette.
On Sunday (tomorrow) there will
be communion services at St. James
The llaleigh Gazette comes out in
favor of Dr. J J Mott for United
Let our correspondents come forth.
We don't want any winter qnarters
from our newsy letters.
Florida on Wheels The car is
built of FlortvVd most beautiful
woods. New York: World,
Notwithstanding the severe
cold snap, there is a surplus amount
of wood on the market.
Mr. C VV Swink is getting about
25 pounds of butter per week from
his dairy farm near town. He had
been doing: better until the freeze.
Florida on Wheels The people
turned out in large numbers to wel
come it. Tinies-Union, Jackson
We heard a young man sighing
for Spring time and gentle Annie."
We woiider: Is it Annie Laurie or
Th? whist club at their meeting
lit it wetk will effect permanent or
ganization. The Misses Erwin en
tertained the club Thursday night.
Cabarrus county begins the year
having more corn and meat than for
yuaxs past. Whilst there may not
be much money there is lots of stuff
Florida oa Wheels It shows that
in variety of production Florida is
simply wonderful. Fougbk'epsie (N.
Y.) Daily JEarle.
Judge A L Coble, of the eighth
district, was sworn in by a justice of
the peace at Statesville on Monday,
and heard an injunction case from
Davidson county Tuesday.
Mr. J F Fink, of No. 5 township,
was in to see us. He says all farm
"ork is suspended for the present,
' d that cloyer is not hurt to any
Two more tracts of land haye
been purchased by George Vander
bilt. They contain 420 acres and
the price was $75,000. Mr. Vander
bilt now owns about the largest body
of land of any man in the State, and
at the present rate he will soon Have
all that is on trie market in Buns
Money io loan on real estate, W G I
Means attorney. tf
If you are a lover of good music
and want a "royal feast," don't miss
the Arion concert Tuesday night.
Mr. Greek 0 Andrews, who has
been sick with pneumonia, is in
Greensboro recuperating. lie holds
down a job in Baltimore.
The sacrament of the Lord's Sups
per will be administered in the First
Presbyterian church tomorrow at
the morning service.
Florida on Wheels Yesterday
one of the handsomest cars ever seen
in Hichmond arrived in this city.
Richmond (Va ) Daily Register.
M etsrs Ed. and Joseph Kluttz
rmye purchased the assigned stock
of KB Kluttz&Sou at Albemarle,
and will run the business hereafter
Mr. C C Penninger, of No. 5
township, killed three five-months
old shoalts that weighed 5 U pounds.
This is an unusual big weight for
pigs that age.
Mr. Walter Scott, who is a favo
rite visitor to our city and always
receives a warm welcome, will be
here with the "Arions" Tuesday
The Marriage of Miss M L Bla
luck, postmaster at Norwood, and
her removal to Auson county, ere
ated a vacancy in the office, which
has been filled by the appointment of
Mr. A T Dun lap.
Thursday afternoon an old gray
mule strayed-up to the home of Mr.
J B Winecoff, juet above the county
home, and was taken up aid cared
for by same. Owner can get mule
by paying for its feed and this ad
We hear that the thermometer has
been down below zero in a number
of places in this section. This is not
surprising when we remember that
there i3 a place in the county where
there is frost every morning in the
Mr. G T Furr, who for several
months past has been clerking at the
St. Cloud hotel and who has won
1 for himself manv friends in the
city, will resign his position Monday.
He will be succeeded by Mr. John
Friday afternoon Master Frank
Cannon was preparing for a buggy
ride and hitched his horse to the
post in front of his home, lie
threw his mackintosh coat across the
hitching pole in front of the horse,
and while he was gone into the
house, the horde amused himelf by
chewirjg the youu man's coat to
Our talented townswoman, Mrs.
J M Tiernan, (Christian Reid), has
writtf-n another noyel, "The Land of
the Sun," which is published by the
AppMons. It is a story of Mexico
and is finely illustrated. This book
has been much commented upon and
ha3 been pronounced by many the
best ever written by Mrs. Tiernan.
She has received many complimens
tary letters from those whe have
read and enioyed the book. In a
letter from the publishers the fact
i3 noted that the first edition has
been nearly exhausted and that a
second edition will soon be printed.
S'ioriilu on Wheels-
"Florida on Wheels" is a marvel
of beauty, ingenuity and enterprise.
It is no wonder that the press speaks
so highly of it everywhere, and for
advertising Florida nothing better
could haye been invented. Magnifi
cent plate mirrors at the ends of the
compartment reflect the beautiful
collection and make the whole ouU
shine in splendor anything ever con
ceived in fairy tales, Orlando, Fla.,
Notice is hereby given of the seiz
ure of the following property, for
violation of Internal Revenue
laws of the United States,, supposed
to be the property of John Carter :
One horse, 1 wagon and harness.
Nineteen boxes tobacco.
Two empty boxes.
One keg whiskey.
Any person cl.iimig Siid property
is hereby notified to appear before
the undersigned at his office in
Asheville, N. C. within thirty (30)
days from the d ite hereof and make
such claim in the form and manner
prescribed by law or the property
will be declared forfeited to the
At. E. Carter, Collector,
5th District, N. C.
By R. S. Harris, Deputy Collector,
Concord, D, o 22, ISOil
A co d wave is coming ana if you
want to keep warm, buy vour coal
of Brown & Kimmons ; they have
the Ust in the maiket. Leave ybur
orders at Kimmons store and they
will be filled promptly. We also
keep shop coal On hand constantly
feb3dw Browx & Ki jimons.
THE ARM LOCK
Adjusted at both ends.
The most comfortable Bed
Spring yet known to the
world. It will not get one
sided it stands perfectly
square and will not bes
THE ARM LOCK
is in many of the best
homes in town and county.
Mr JohnP, Allison and
Dr. L, M. Archey say it
is complete and - they
would not do without
For further particulars call
on me or address,
' J. Wallace Cook.
SOUTHERN JELLICO COAL.
COMBAKATI VELY BET FEB,
COAL OX THE MARKET,
HIGHEST HEATING CAPACITY
LEAST PER CENT OF ASHES.
ThreeGrades. Prompt delivery.
Samples FREE !
tT Lsavo orders at G E Fisher's
storeor with myisvasons.
K. L. CRAVEN.
SE M I NARY
A FlounsninsSchool for Young
Ornamental Branches Receive
REV..C. L. T. FISHER, A. M
J MOUNT pr,EASNT N :r.
THE! LOWE CO
rO OUGO OR JDi ZCsTJ C.I Z
Wys HAVE BOUGHT A BIG LOT CF
from 4 to 12 years old for less than half price and we havei
cut the price ih the mitidle and will sell thorn as follows.
Four years old s - $1.75
Six to eight vears old - 1.50
Ten to twelve years old - 1.75
This is the grandest bargain in se?sonable goods that
we have ever shown.
VE ARE MOVING OUR
Clothing in the house, used by J. A Kimmons.
COME TAND.r SEE US II
WANT?, YOUR TRADE.
-FURNITURE PIANOS AND ORGANSn
f New Stylos, Fine Work and L nv Prices CDimt for anything. Ddn't you
think it foolish to pay $17-50 or -.0.00 for and Oak Bedroom Suit when
you can buy a better one iroai me in OAK for $13 59 ? In it wise to pay
30 000 for a Parlor Suit to one dealer, when you can buy a better one
from mo for $22.50 ? I can oiler you the same savins: in all grades and
styles of Furuiturne. TtlE LAR.JSSr S rOUK,iui-you to OrlOOSE
FROM ever displayed bel'oi-
pianos; and organs
Fverv instrument 1 oiler you is strictly first-class and is fully guaranteed.
J Write for catalogues, prices and
regular $125 PIANO for $375. 1 hare other special Darwin -such urn
gams 3 I have never before beea able to oiler. I p ly freight on all
instruments, and furnish due stool, scarf and instructor.
Dealer in Mantels, Furniture, Pianos ua.1 Ort:an3,
16 and 18 W. Trad- street, CHARLOTTE, N OJ .J
to sell: ou,
tonm. For Thirty Dis 1 will oiler a