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Vol. XL-No. 68.
JULY 10, 1395.
Whole NO. 1,108
THE DAILY STANDARD,
BUY VS. FIGHT.
4 lieiienal oi' the ifumor TIibI the
oittliern Has ottled ttio Seaboard.
Atlanta, Ga., July 15, For
eral days it ha3 been a subject of
of common report here that the
Southern Railway has secured con
trol of the Seaboard Air Line syss
tern. Seaboard officials here admit
that they understand that " the re
ports are correct and they expect to
lose their jobs when the Southern
takes active possession. The con
trol has been secured, according to
report, bv the purchase of a majority
oi ihe ccT7:mon stock of the Sea
board & Eoanoke Company.
The Seaboard system reaches from
Portsmouth to Atlanta with steam
ship lines from Portumuth to
Baltimore. New York, Providence
ana Boston. The railway mileage is
S50 miles. The Seaboard has been
making a costly fight on the South
ern and it is stated that the South
-rri considered it cheaper to buy its
rival than to iiht it.
Vt vnt Uor Knocked Up.
IL'Y. G II Crowell, who is filling
ibM-"pfcof Pftor Marr, of the
Krthodi?: church, says the Salis
bury He;a:u, vfr-s badly frightened
last night and aroused the neighbor
hood by his cries. Mr. Crowell is
sleeping at the parsonage and says
thut some one tried to break in the
bouse. He yelled murder and his
vice aroused all the neighbors.
1 'i, W W McXenzie was first at the
house and found Mr. Crowell com
plctely unnerved by fright. He was
afraid to remain alone in the par
sonage and spent the remainder of
the night with Dr. McKenzie. No
one was found around the house.
tt The IIore anil Then Jailed.
Henry Forest, a colored man who
has been working for Mr. R A
Brown on his brick yard, was on a
Out on the ML Pleasant road he
met some colored women in a bugy.
If1 stopped the horse. He bit the
.jorsa in the nose terribly. The
women used their umbrellas on him
before they could get away.
He came on to Brown's livery
stable. Here he cussed and snorted.
He was ordered away ; he did not go
Mr. A M Brown put him out and
by that time Deputy Cruse and
Chief Boger were on the scene and
;l,e rer.ilt wr.3 Henry Forest slept in
jail Monday night,
ihootfnir In Charlotte.
John D Arnold, while under in-
fiuence of drink and pointing his
un about in front of the Central
Hotel, Monday night, fired. The
h- went, through the lleshy part of
tne iup oi iIr- David Reeves, the
steward at the Central. There is no
vaestioi about it being an accident.
But a drunken fellow, with an
vi. "."tided .,':) gun always precipi
'iVAsueh accidents. Mr. Reeves is
' serioualy hurt.
Nidi aim Don't Know it.
Pp.fsxo3 (jttJij July 15. Cornelius
Yager, one of the most noted of
California'- pioneers, died here last
night. H: 8 born in Kentucky
in 1811 w was connected with
some of ths tno3t prominent families
in the State. When an old man he
learned that he was one of the hiers
to an estate in Germany valued at
$50,000,000. The money as left
by some relatives and now lies in a
bank at Hamburg awaiting settle
Tle Funeral Service.
llie iuunai ociyiuco ujl hju . -juuu
W Fink, who rassed away Monday
at 2 o'clock, will take place Wedncs
The funeral services of Mr. John j
day morning in the Presbyterian
church, at 8;30.
The masons met today and de
cided upon matters relative to the
The procession will move in the
following order, the first named in
front, etc. ;
Tyler, with sword.
Stewards, with white rods.
Senior and Junior Deacons.
Secretary and Treasurer.
Senior and Junior Warders.
The Holy Writings.
White fire company.
Colored fire company.
At trie cemetery ine mourners
will assemble at the foot of the
grave. The Master, officers and
clergy at the head, these surrounded
by the Masonic Equare. The white
fire company will form on the : '
outside the Masonic line and the
colored company in the s.me man
ner on the left.
The Masons and fire company
will meet at the H3II at 7.15 sharp
for instructions. Funeral proceso
sion will leave the hous? at 8 o'clock
An Iijui ice.
It is an outrage that mayors
cities have not more jurisdiction.
Thev are classed with magistrates
and the laws may be all right for
them, biu there should be a distinc
tion, giving mayors, especially of
cities of 5,000 and oyer, more
At present, if a deadly weapon is
even drawn in an affray, it must go
to court, no matter if the weapon is
a stick, a stone anything which
can produce death is called a deadly
The law at present works a great
hardship on criminals while no good
purpose is served.
Besides this the city's treasury is
knocked out of the fines, all going
to the county fund when sent to
Often a small affray, just because
a weapon is displayed, is sent on to
court where the costs are piled up
and when settled the city gets noth
ing. Greensboro Record.
That's the way to put it. If
this be true and it's the Record,
majors after all haven't much
"fluence" snd power
1 online Hack Home.
Some five years ago, Mr. Crump
Misenheimer, a son of the late Esq.
Jacob Misenheimer, of Mt Pleasant,
concluded to go to the Southwest.
He had good news frcm his brother
Charlie, who was succeeding ad
mirably. Saturday evening Crump came in,
and Sunday morning he went out to
Mt, Pleasant to give his mother and
sisters a pleasant surprise. This
scribe didn't know him, he having
changed so much.
The standard presumes he will
return to his Arkansas home when
completing his visit to relatives.
Ferdinand Do Lon?r of Mentz
town Pa., ate a dozen and a half
oysters, and then bet that he could
eat trio remainder 01 me uyaterman a
stock, HO, in 3 minutes. He finiehed I
the task in 2 minutes and died.
,tisnr D,,T,CHn rrt s!io'z nterenee
Not Hmt ' -
Statesville district conference held
a three days' meeting at Mooresville
last week, beginning Thursday,
Bi&hop W W Duncan presiding.
The little village was thronged
with Methodists, and accordingly
poultry products sufieied, chicken
being the predominating diet for
the good theologians. Besides the
transaction of conference business,
a good, old time hand-shaking and
general reunion of brethern took
place. It was a pleasant gathering
Among the most prominent in at"
tendance, other than Bishop Duncan
were some of Norsh Carolina's
educators, as follows: Dr Kilgo, of
Trinity College, who addressed the
conference cn "Christian educa
tion' Dr, Atkins, of the Ashyille
Female College, Professor Raper, 0!
the Greensboro Female College and
Professor Mimick, of the Davenport
College at Lenoir.
On Sunday was "Love Fea3t" day,
but to the disappointment of a large
j congregation that had gathered to
was to have furnished the bread did
not take it to church, and the re
sult was the teaft 7, a? no: cele
JJailly 51 ixcit Up.
Last week Walter Ritchie, of For
est Hill, went to Danviile, Va , to
work. He was to take a trunk with
him belonging to a frLnd already
there. The driver of the transfer
wagon got mixed up in his rounds
and called at Mr. Troutman's for
Will Maynard's trunk, hich wn?
let go. Maynard not being at home
at the time, couldn't account for any
one calling for his trunk. Saturday
he received a letter from Ritchie ex
plaining "how come it was" that the
mistake was made, thus relieving
Maynard of the thought that his
boarding house had been ''touched "
The transfer man- says he went ac
cording to instructions.
But then there was another slip.
A Mr. Langdress, a carpenter, who
has been working on Capt. Propst's
residence,, went to Lexington, and
sent back for his tools. Monday
evening the express ageut went to
the Propst building, got W W Dea
ton's tools and shipped them to
Langdress. Deaton was very much
worked up oyc: ILc loss of his tools,
thmkii probably that his box had
-n l!fted" and that he would
never iain see his chest. IL had
notified the policemen and was about
to employ a private detective to in
vestigate the matter, when some one
at the building informed him of the
Utile Curious .Vote
The first book entered for copy
right under the laws of the United
States wp.fi "the Philadelphia Spel
was known in Egypt more than
2,000 years ago. It was used for dis
The Savannah, tie first steamer
to cross the Atlantic (in 1810) made
the trip in 25 days.
If we understand what is, meant
by Mthe cubit of a man." the iron
bedstead of Ogr, giant King of
Bashan, was 13 feet in length and
6 feet in width.
The woman with the longest hair
is Miss Asenath Philpott of Gaines
... vnc. 'Wnm" olnrv'
lle Te hose crowmDg Iory '
measures 10 feet and 7 inches.
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