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CONCORD, N. C, MONDAY, MAY
1 I FIFTEEN 1H ANNIVEIISAEY. I A DOUBLE LYNCHING
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,he "?d f .Afirth Maia m pcacc-sion of Vernnllion co.mtv',
, piace; .aturuay eyecmg from S i -.n f,
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to 11 was the time; and the celebra- ! locating Jrhi lias J -ihn
of the 1 5th nmrory of the ! Rovce n; t?r cell 8 ' ok
was the occasion, -.;7ro p"'rr.(lf '
succt'e U'd in i
U w? f!-.r- bri'Hait occaiou of
: year?, in Cor.rord.
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th- tl:ue tin? tcjiutifuiy t-n - j uj.iil ili v ic:i tns wert reached, it
p;raveu creU "".rre issued to the many; was a determined, depurate struggle i
irit'iids of these most excellent oeo jef v. irnr.ed mob to meet Fiimmnrv j
pie, it was the coining eyent tr. : j justice, h:ittiin;;r a-inst heavy oaken i
The many looked forward v ith c:s'lccri? .nd iron bars r-d occ:i3ion'!y
pectations of a moat joyou ccca .haltvd by the -.;rr;i strml of a lit Jo
210n band cf defenders of lav nnd order
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XMDetn, one ot the loveliest of . under thr- command of JShrift ,
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- GIVING THIE Ti.IIGS ATvAY i V
! Concord's elegant homes, was, if
! possible, even more benutif ul cu thfs
occasion. The light streaming from
0 C:0Ca'' ! vnthin wboneyer doors " ;d and
rnthe colored Bn tbiongh tho Widows, mingling its
ai riOE1PSOu, an agtdfflV3 ,tni07,e tbo r8in(iP0T,g f.,,ling
colored woman of this witbout and those hanging hw
22 arid whrnhber. ihp srnr- to
nome,oniy:i u.stance those advnnciu, upon Eibeth n3
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ik re bne cxmreu in
i suggestive oi tbj crystal wedding
i" ' At tht door little Nfiss T?Arrow re-
;:iOther of Cicero, the Fbars
t l'. Tl nuiliu,,, UiJ XUO'liJ
!. was 84 years old and was
hington Pe'is, an old colored
.-.Vug in Pineiand, took siuU
.;el- Saturday afternoon and
night. His death was
sumh acn disorder.
'.vis ?ick, wo pare her Castoria.
i u Child, she cru'J for Castoria.
ui.:e Miss, she clung to Castoria.
L.; 1 Children, she gave theai CastorLa..
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i: I.iy night the union Sunday
i of tie Lutheran and Met ho
ui:;r ,h( at Cannonyille carried
: ci rtammg programme t-n-
i r ranged for Childreio
hi h consisted of singing and
- ,:. nu singing wae especial !-y
hi one who took part in
xer.::.-r:i did his or her part re
! vibiy well. Kev. K H Parker,
'Vitr.d .Methodist church, de
'i a ;-hort address. Mr. L D
" '1 is superintendent and ha3 the
L r. n under splendid control.
school is in a nourishing con-.
1 A collection was taken for
i ! "sl II ill.
. ' ' iy on Walter, who hns been
a tim died S'-nda
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ill b interred
ceived the cards of nearly 150 in
viied friends of the bridal couple.
Once in, amid the hospitalities of
thf 'c gcod people, and surrounded
by the grace and beauty of Concordj
Charlotte, Greensboro and Salis
bury, without a care and in couch
with all that's cheerful and charm
ing and inspired by music each
individual savr a living .picture,
which my pen can not describ;. It
wfs not a dream it wa3 real, life
like and earnest.
Nob only a pleasure to be present,
but doubly so to see Mr. and Mrs.
W K Udell, the bride and groom,
and give them heartiest congratu
lations upon the loth anniversary
of their matrimonial voyage, and to
wish them a long, long, yoyage be
yond tnis occasion, all without a
breaker, without a cloud in sight.
Mr. and Mrs. W II Branson, of
Durban, and Mr. and Mrs. S J Dur
ham, of Dallas, assisted Mr. and
Mrs. VI ll OMl in rcojiyiag.
Dozens alter dozens entered the
dining hall there a scene of beauty
xmdone never to be forgotten was be
fore every one. The decorations
were in roses and water lilies, the
latter predominating. This, cheer
ful and grand in appearance, was
only surpassed by the marriage snp'
per in abundance and prepared tit
for gods. How could memory forget!
Never. That scene will be yivid
when the crystal wedding years will
have t rippled themselves.
After i create:! i l jis to a--(k!
down the outer jail door with a tele -
phone pole the crowd for a mordent !
desisted in their efforts to break into j
the j' di. Ei McCosker stood oi !
the pil step3 and addressed the
noo, b. ggmg them to desist. They j
laughed him down. Sheriii' Thorn r- J
ion, hie wife and deputy tberitx j
James Sloan also besought tha mob !
to disperse. j
F V Burnett, the father of the in -!
Jured girl, said to Mrs. Thompjon:;
"Madam, her blood demands venge- e
ance.' His reply vs wildly ap
plauded. At 2 o'clock Sheriff Thompson
sent for Judge Bookwalter, of the
Circuit Court, who addressed the
crowc from the jail corridor. He
made an earnest plea to let the law
take its course. lie assured them
that Halls and Royce would receive
severe punishment if found guiltv;
that the 'rial jury would do its duty.
But the leaders, who were among
the moot prominent men m the
county replied :
"Yea, we know the jury will con
vict them and give them a severe
sentence, but Governor Altgeld will
pardon them out. He recently
pardoned thrre brutrs you sent up
from Champagne county for 20
years and he will pardon these men.
If any other man than Altgeld vas
Governor would no! lynch ihaa
men. But we are determined he
will neyer have a chance to turn
With these words ther again corn
menced at 3 o'clock.
Sheriff Thompson, finding hiir'pelf I
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powerless to control tne moo tele
graphed the Governor asking that
the militia be sent to his aid.
At 3:15 the mob secured hoh of j
the prisoners and started toward the j
bridge. with ropes about their n-oks.
They were "hanged al-noet upo;-
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10 ' ,:c'cl; h,Ayes Tne presents, ail' cut-glass, pre c-?ne et the crime.
lUr'' cltil''n":-5; lr' sen'ed to ail a picture of rare beauty -
V J ,k . ; jnnd brilliancy they were numerous, i J er t " '
. ..;;-iduc?. rn-erai ; , , , nf fuom ;,iv I Mrs m-d Ireland 1 hacker.
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. i c.dd ?pell in May
.. .e has b:jen much
opinion over the Scrip
iy -.aid to lead : "The
when ye shall not
: from summer except
-ing forth of the buds."
' l; tt it ies in the Bible,
contend th it it is not,
dv an old eaying. We
l'" the quotation, and
ior some one well versed
what part of the Bible
found, if found at all.
and happinei-s not a single thing
was left undone to make the even
ins perfection itself.
h.f?,-MmH :ind ruanv of them co?ily. I
In inn rememberance the crybul j-'u-ot u ii H b it-sv,.-weddin-'
of Mr. rnd Mrs. W K !' , Wml, and retnil m.rcl -
Oaell will be held by the 150 guo.t, jf is r-t be St. Ciou.l (
9 an occasion cf ov saoiplw. t retail, of new and
.1 ftnirM lines nf Snritcr finr. Ssiir?impri
j colored and black dress gcodd, si J Vi,
(velvety, laces, trimmings, corsets,
i Uu crlovPii shnpa. ptc . all of th
Just as our forms were about to ; latest styles, and invites ftl! rhe
,e at i o'clock, the death of Mr.hauies or th- town and country to
call and inspect her display. .She
will be here only a few days and to
get a rrood sekcion it would be to
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tell vou all
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Folded for Shipping
or pecking away..
Joseph V MehalTey, whose serious
illness we have noted, is announced.
f --:rv-!ra r.or time lur iui-
We haven t space
ther particulars in this issue.
'The weather has broke,
your interest to go at yonr earl est '
Firemen meet tonight,
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