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A BATCH OF LOCAL NEWS.
fiUHtliaiC Pencil Pusher.
The bank took holiday Thursday.
Mrs. Ida A Carpenter, of Char
lotte, is visiting at Chief Boger's.
Don't fail to see the change in
Lowe & Son's advertisement.
Clarence E Frick, of Shelby, is
clerk at the Buford in Charlotte.
The Teacher's Assembly, this
year, at Morehead, was a failure.
The attendance was small,
A bicycle factory is an industry
ut Mt. Pleasant that has recently
been started at that place.
Master Edgar Bead and other
children, celebrated some Thursday
evening with fire works.
?r. W II Wakefield, the eye, ear
i;:d nose specialist of Charlotte,
::IIeJ his appointment here tbday,
Mrs. Morrison H Caldwell is via
iting at Dayidson College. She
will not arriye in Concord for some
ifohn Goodman and Frank Brunb
I; have returned from Charlotte
'vhere they were employed on the
Our prominent colored citizen,
W C Coleman, came out "not guilty"
ij a suit against him in the Crimi
nal court at Charlotte.
Mr. J W Bean,;of No. 8 town
ship nas found a line black New
foundland dog. A small rope wa3
attached to the dog's neck.
The agricultural editor of this
paper plucked a ripo tomato from
his own garden on Thursday. It
was as large as a teacup. ,
Mr. and Mrs. John Eddleman
spent Thursday evening out at Mr.
Eddlemaa's father's, near Ebenezer
church, in Rowan church.
Mr. G W Pater3on is kept busy
now in his daily trips to the mills
on Coddle creek, while preparations
are making for the machinery.
The annual address before the
cchool at Columbus, Mis3 , by Law
yer Morrison II Caldwell, is highly
complimented by the Columbus
Dispatch m ,
The ladies of the Baptist church
request us to announce that a lawn
party will be held on the church
lawn tomorrow night. Everybody
is invited to attend.
Prof. C R Harding, of Davidson
College, spent Wednesday in the
city. He conducted the prayer and
praise seryice at the First Presby
terian church Wednesday night.
Prof. D M'Stallings, principal of
Sunschine Institute, was in the
city Thursday, distributing cata.
logues, showing the work and
growth of that Institution and the
When a man is drowning a line
often saves him. Similarly, when a
merchant's trade is at a very low ebb
a line in a widely read. paper is
often the first means toward busi
ness revival. Printer's Ink.
The Charlotte Observer says
The uoncprd nooK and ladder com
pany constituted the only visiting
company. They took no part in the
contest, but helped to swell the
numbers and made a nne appear
Misa Emma Miller, of Pineyille
who taught in the graded schools at
this dace last Tear, and who is so
pleasantly remembered by her nu
merous friends, has been elected as
: ore of the corps of teachers in the
graded schools of Charlotte. Char.
lotte is to be congratulated in secure
ing this excellent lady an instructor.
THE HUSH F HUMANITY.
People Wlio Travel as. Seen by Oar
Dr. L M Archey returned to the
Mr. James Leyi returned to this
city this morning after a few days
Messrs. A L Sappenfield, J B
Sherrill and James P Cook are in
Mr. A B Correll returned yes
terday from Spartanburg, where he
spent seyeral days.
Mrs. Jamea C Gibson and
daughter, little Jennie, went up to
Salisbury this morning.
- -Mr. Frank 0 Rogers 'went over
to Charlotte to-day. He will spend
several weeks in that city, .
Miss Ella Wriston, of Charlotte,
is expected in the city this evening,
to yisit Mies Nannie Cannon.
Mrs. A J Peed and son, Master
Edgar, of Baltimore, are at the St.
Cloud. They will spend some time
Mrs. W J Clifton left this
morning to visit relatives at Neapo
ii'?, Va. She will spend several
Messrs. Harvey and William
nite, oi iort Mills, d. u., are
spending some time at Oapt.
Mrs, W C Correll and children,
who haye been spending some time
in the city, returned to their home
in Spartanburg today.
Mrs. Hazel Saunders, formerly
Miss Lolien Allen, oi Sumter, S. C,
her grandmother, Mrs.
Fink, on West Depot
8 tree t.
Miss Lottie Boyd, who has been
spending a week at Mrs. G W
Brown's, will return to her home on
North Main street tomorrow. She
has been greatly benefitted by her
Mr. George Richmond, of Dant
ville. Va.. scent several davs in the
city. Ileturning home this morning,
he was acccompanied by.Mis3 Janie
"RinVitnnnr! w"hc will flriAnrl flrmu
time in Virginia.
The lawn party to haye been given
by the band Thursday night, was
postponed indefinitely, owing to the
fthflpnp.e of several of the members,
Rey. John A Preston, D. D., of
Charlotte, will preach in the hirst
Pre3byterian church this evening at
a quarter after 8,0'clock. Eyerybody
is invited to hear this distinguished
Mr. W L Furr, just as soon as
school closed at Lenoir College, took
his boys that had been attending
the institution to Cabarrus county
and put them to work on his farm.
Mr. Furr returned to his home here
last week. Hickory Press,
A piece of ragged belting caught
up an eieGiric ligm wire m me
Cabarrus mill Thursday and came
near resulting in considerable dami
age. The machinery had to be
stopped before the wire could be
untwisted. No one was hurt.
Fairview correspondent of the
Greensboro Patriot: "Rev. Mr,
Lequeux preached a very interest
ing sermon at Springwooi, Sunday,
His words were rounded up with a
clear Christian tone, and showed
deep thought and study in the cause
"A Stitch in Time" A dose of
Ayer's Pills has sayed many a fit of
sickness; but when a remedy does
not happen to be at hand, slight ail-
the result, frecirentlf, serious ill-
, , . n- vf,w A r:lr iv snnnlied
wH b Aver'fV Pjlts. "
Ht. Plensat New.
Blackberries may be considred a
medium of exchange these days,
judging from the quautity of them
brought to town, tney must be plen
tiful. However not many of them
will spoil, lor what can not be used
in baking pies will be canned for
winter use There is not much fun
in picking blackberries, as it is alt
ways followed by an itching and
scratching; and there is no relief
until you are thoroughly rubbed
with a greasy meat skin.
Prof, C L T Fisher has gone South
in the interest of his school. He
says the Seminary will be crowded
next session, and we cin rely on
As many students as usual are ex
pected to attend College next session,
We would like to see the number
largely increased, inasmuch as in
creased patronage is deseryed.
Senator Jarvis, who delivered the
literary address, said on commence
ment day, that he had found a
splendid institution in a splendid
community; and that he could now
tell where and what North Carolina
College was. "Young men seeking
an education, thorough as well as
cheap, would do well to consider the
advantages offered by this institu
tion. The boys enjoyed their trip to
is reported that some of them freely
"ca3t their bread upon the waters,''
They say it does not pay to eat candy
before taking a trip out to sea.
Iiev. P H E Derrick, who was
lately called from South Carolina
to take charge of two churches Mt.
Olive and St. Stephens will
stalled next Sunday by Dr. Shirey.
Only a few people of the town
went to the picnic at St. John s.
When water melons get ripe these
picnics win De more largely at-
Our good friend Jacob Barrier
ha3 fallen a yictim to the bicycle
craze. Kicnne: a bvcicle seemed to
him so much easier than walking
that he determined to own one. So
he went to work to make it, and in
short time he will have
nleted. As friend Barrier
learned to manage a bicvele and
knows nothing of its tricks, we hope
that he will not, on his trial trip
undertake to descend the hill bes
yond the Methodist church. But
he savs he will ride it or break its
ieittJ ot'a Smtill Child.
Archey, the beloyed 5yearold
child of Mr. and Mrs, A J Whitti
more, of Forest Hill, passed away
early Wednesday morning. It's re
mains were interred Thurs-
daT afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Kev.
1 A Smith, of Forest Hill Metho
dit church conducted the funeral
services. To the bereaved parents
The Standard extends its sincer-
Rev. S L Keller, who formerly
served St. John's in No. 8, and who
married Miss Lizzie Miller, one f
the county's most excellent, young
ladies, but who has been living in
West Virginia for several years, has
received a call to a church in Onta
Miss Ida Croom, who works in
the Wilmington Gatton Mills, haa
the middle finger of her right hand
caUgnt in cog -wheela Monday, and
for tw0 gold rings, which stop
the cog, her whole arm might
naTe been dragged into the machin
er- Tht finger was amputated.
Blood-purifiers, though gradual,
are radical in their effect. Ayer'
Sarsaparilla is intended as a medi-
cine only and not a stimulant, exci-
hAVAraore. Immediate re-
suits may not always follow its use ;
but after a reasonable time, perma-
nent benefit is certain to be realized.
LOWE & SON.
To Clce out at half
2o. 25 and 4o cents
complete with rollers.
WASH GOODS, NOW
CUT TO LESS THAN
You can getuice goodsj foi
5 eentslthe yard. Z?$&
Everything sold at
Rock Bottom PriCes.
LOWE & SON.
Pretty good seasons again.
We think good crops of fine grain
and fine horses aad cotton should be
the object of farmers and not so
much concern about free silver.
One man in No. 7 township has
had some experience of what the
nature of free silver will be. He
cleaned up his wheat and says he
had about 75 bushels. The next
time he looked at it, it "had all dis
appeared. So it will be with his
fres silver if he gets one dollar
and pockets it, the first time he
looks at it, It will only be worth
We learn of the death of Mr. A
W Miller, of near Dowd, Stanly
county, which occurred on Sunday,
June 30. Mr. Miller was reared in
Rowan county, but has been a citi
zen of btanly for many years.
Misa Masrflrie Pone, of Hunters-
ville, N. C, is yisiting friends in the
suburbs ef Copal Grove and Misen
heimer's Springs. Toileo.
Got it Down for Jfext Year.
Mr. Frank Godson will be loaded
next year for truck farming. He
has kept a complete history of all
efforts, on his truck farm, including
the size and character of the tool
jf ith which he worked eacn crop,
He has drawn m his menorandum
the. picture of the melons he planted
and the appearance of the first seen
on the vines. He knows what hour
it rained and how long each time.
Tha only thine the little book
doesn't tell is the age and the dis
position of the mule his bachelor
farmer ploughed during the summer.
An Increase of 8",TltT in Returns. :ZZ
Cash return for taxation at Mt.
Pleasant, township No. 8, June 1,
1886, and June 1, 1895, respective
ly: June 1, 1886, $3,161; June 1,
1895, $5,380, from which it seems
there were $2,219 more Ju l 89 5,
NEWNESS ' -
Every few clays we
get in a supply of
new and stylish goods
See our N. B. Crepons.
See our Black CreponsT
And we have also a
big lot of Criterion
Cloths that are sims
ply beautiful at 81 3c.
And we have just
received a big lot 30
inch Striped and Fig
ured Crepe Effects.
You ought to see
our loyely Jaconette
Plisae. The Prettiest
goods in the morket.
We have a beauti
f ul line of Organdies,
Figured Effects; 'also
White French On
gaudies 2 yds wide.
Now, when !"you
want a pretty Oxford
Tie don't fail" to see
us. We haye them
at all priees 50c,
$1,00 to $2.60.
See our Sun Urn
brellas at low figures.
Mormon, Lentz & Co
HAMMOND & CO.
130 & 132 Pearl Street,''
NEW YORK CITY, N. Y'
Scocks, Bonds and Grain bought and
sold, or carrifed on Margin."
P. S. Send for explanatory circus
lar on speculation, also weekly mar
ket letter. (Free) dwly
Corrected by Cannons & Fetzer.
Good middling ........6
Low middling J......5.75
Stains 4 Ho 5
Corrected bv C. W Swink.
Bacon ...8 '
Sugarcured nama 12Hol5
Bulk meats, sides 8 to 9
Flour(North Carolina). 1.75
- N0TI0Jk '
I will sell the following articles
belonging to the town of Concord,
to wit: One Mule, Town Carts and
harness, Plow and ono Champion
Road Macnme. Any person desir
ing to buy any of the above articles
coll on me at onca. By order of
Board L. M. MORRISON,
June 11th, 1895. Mayor,
MORRISON H. CALDWELL,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
CONCORD, N. O,
Office in Morris building, opposite