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Vol. Xl.-No. 88.
;corJ) -EXCELSIOR T0N1O."5
fw rnnrlotir Men Arreted By ii
Tiliin.H ContaMe lor Selling Beer
on i xrursion Train;
citv was in a state of excite
i 1 . f Vi r fntf fVof
p, i ( vsreruay uycx w v"v
MtFcrf W K Cochrane -and; Harry
Tinnnoue had been arrested at
Chefitf r, S. C, by a constable, for
?. lhii; i -err on South Carblii a 'soil,
had been jailed. Humor also
ad Mr. R J Sifford implicated, and
H. :..;Tair caused no little talk and
.ni r-;,i. The facts in the case, as
l0ilrJ from Mr. Sifford last night
. r. iwf, return are these:
When the excursion was spoken of
Mr, (Vvdirane suggestad to Mr. Sif
ford that they operate a refreshment
ear Ivteen Charlotte and Atlanta,
on the Jay of the excursion. Mr.
S.iTord was to furnish part of the
mor.ev and pet in return part of the
vroeeed?. This they agreed on, and
Mr, Cochrane went about to stock
hia car. Mr. Sifford says he did not
:v:y iT:r: of tjje supplies nor did he
k;,ow what va3 in the car.
Thrv made the trip to Atlanta
v:tb--.t occurence of any kind. On
ir return, when near Chester, S.
C, ai he and Messrs, Cochrane and
TiiuTTio.'-s were standing in the re
freshment car, a man, who it was
fcoii u-jioed was Constable Newbolt,
enme in the car, and walking : up to
Mr. Cochrane drew a pistol aud
-;.y-riri Mr. Cochrane with it with
-Lie baud, held toward him with the
- - :i vr-iv of handcuffs. "Put
ci,M iaid he; "you are my pris.
you buye been selling beer on
the train inside of the limits of this
SUtc.'' Mr. Cochrane replied,
"Th:r? no need for you to point
a pistol at rne, or shoot me; I will go
with you without trouble." Thus
a-;.; red, tlie constable returned the
hriidcrl's to hi3 pecket. He also
arrest d Mr. Timmous, but neither
he nor Mr. Cochrane was hand
cui!ed. Vi n the train reached Chester,
t.ie constable and his prisoners got
of; Mr. SifTord made up his mind
o hdp his partner for the trip out,
. .) he stopped off with him, to
.'"inier him any assistance needed in
ue wp.y uf bond.
Th? party proceeded at onc3 to a
:nii:tra?fc'fl ottice Mr. Cochrane,
:: ii t'ver to the charge of selling
? -r in South Carolina, answered
that he had sold no beer, only a
b?yerae known as "excelsior tonic."
A ju or of blackberry wine had also
been found on the car by the con-"t-'.V--
Mr. Cochrane stated that it
''1 not I' iGfi to him, but had been
v" on the train by one ofthe pas-:;!-v-
lie might have saved his
t "fiith, how-ver, for he was bound
jver just the game, first in the sum
of 00 for Helling "txcelsior tonie,"
d in a second bond of 200 for the
ig of wine being on the train, Mr.
i'irnriiona was required to give bonds
d3o;oO the same as Mr Coch
rane. Mr. Sifford at once offered to go
on their bonds, but was informed
hat hi? bond could not be accepted,
he was not a citizea of the State.
Leaving. Messrs. Cochrane and
Timmons in charge of the constable
at the magistrate's office (they were
aeyei in jail), he went with the
sheriff in geareh of Jo Means, whom
he found, and who went on the
bonds. The Charlotte men were
then turned loose, and, with Mr.
Sifford, came on home last night
HE IS DEAD.
Ittjnred in the Wreck at If aw River
Tuesday F V Snell Hurt.
Mr.vE W Durham, of Chapel Hill,
who 'was i o seriously injured in the
wreck of the special train hauling
the firemen to Newbern, which ran
into the hind end of a'friegh't train
at Haw Kiver Tuesday, died of his
injuries Wednesday afternoon. The
wreck was a terrible affair, but
might have been worse. Among the
Hat of injured ones, the Greensboro
Record has this:
F V Snell, a member of Eagle
Hose, No. 7, though not one of the
racers, was injured so tnat he found
it necsessary to return on the 7.45
train last night. He was met by Dr.
Tate and carried home, where his
injuries were attended to.
Got In Depp Wafer.
Dr. L M Archey and Col. Paul B
Means, in returning from a business
trip to No. 7, Tuesday evening,
were in the rain. At the McAllister
branch on the r Store's Ferry road
they were dipped. When reaching
Adam's Creek, thby were stopped
from sundown until 11 o'clock.
Mr. II S Harris joined this ?
They fared fine, they say, at
John Oook'3 during the delay.
High Point baseball nine has dis
banded. No. 5 township team drill play the
Stars tomorrow' at the No, 5
baseball grounds. Everybody is in
yited to witness the game.
Cleveland heads the list in the
National League games. She has won
three straight games from Louis
ville, who has the poorest record of
any team in the league. Out of 92
games Cleveland has won 5G; lost
30. Louisville has won 21; lost 62.
Between Concord and Forest Hill
Saturday, it is thought the game
will be a good one. Our boys have
some "hope" although chances are
"agin" tbera, of winning. If they
should, it would surprise us all.
An lit temperate .Tlau IMe from Hut
ting: a lost.
The Durham correspondent to the
Charlotte Observer writes :
James V Jones, a cigar maker Vyho
came here several months ago from
Richmond, Va., died this evening in
Patterson's saloon, on Mangun.
street. Jones wa3 about 3G years
old, and was quite intemperate.
This morning between 9 and 10
o'clock he wan right much inoVr
the influence of liquor and went to
the saloon to get more, but the bar
keeper refused to sell him. He
hung around and said nothing
would satisfy him but death, as he
wanted to see nis wife and child
who died seyeral months ago. He
then said that he would show the
boys a new wrinkle in skating
pulled off his coat and dived against
a post with his head. He fell back,
got up and then fell down as if
dead. Drs. Battle and Cheatham
were sent for and did all in their
power to relieve him, but he died at
3 o'clock this afternoon. . He ..was
subject1 to fits, and it is thought the
blow on his head brought, on; one
that wai his last. He was a member
of the Catholic Church and called
for the;servicS of a priest when he
knew he was dying.
Corbin street has some great sun
flowers. One in Mr. G W Taylor's
garden has 44 flowers on it.
CONCORD, N. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 8. 1895.
SHE WAS PRAYING.
''Witches" Were Keen in Price Me
morial Temple Ioor hy a Colored
Woman Tuesday ; Wight Wliic ti
Aroused Iler fenperstiMous.Belief.
In Wednesday's daily we made
mention of some one shouting iq
the southern part of the city at an
unusually late hour, disturbing the
slumberers - and causing a general
unrest, and it was not discovered un
til late Wednesday night why th's
shouting and praying was going on.
A certain colored woman, who had
b:en to a party, or a dance, was re
turning to her home in Chapman
town, and when opposite to Price
Memorial Temple, she said, three r
four large rabbits crossed' Spring
street in front of her and got up
into the church door, where thev sat
upon there hind legs and whined at
the woman, who became frightened
at the funny capers of the innocent
The woman, it is ssid, has been
playing in tough luck for some time,
having been fcick and out of' em
ployment, and the natural weakness
of the colored dame in her super
stitious imaginations worked upon
h; r to sun. m ex
c u e
came so excited she lost control of
herself, claiming that the rabbits
were "witches," and that she had
seen them before, and in different
shapes. She says the witches were
pure whit?, and that when she would
strike at them with a stick or chunk
a rock at them they would jump
into the air and hiss at her. As a
last resort, she fell upon her knees
and asked for assistance from God
and man. :
Her prayer was heard, not only
by Him to whom all should pray, but
by nearly all the citizens in that
portion of the city. When assist
ance reached her the witches.J she
said, rose up into air and vanished.
She did not forget her Master, how
ever. After prayer ehe begnn a little
shout, and from bad to worsn it
grw. She can't be convinced that
she ia not doomed to some great ar.d
About a dozen or more congre
gated near the church about mid
night last night and watched f ;.r
the witches, but to their great dip
appointment, the rabbits couldn't
be scared up.
For Over Fifty Tears.
Mrs. Winslow's Sooth;ng Syrup has
been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success.
It so thes the child, softens the
gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the beat remedy for
Diarrhoea. It will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by
Druggiets m every part of the
world. Twenty -five cents a bottle
Be sure and ask for 'Mrs. Winslows
Soothing Syrop," and take no other
Kins 12 S I Years Old.
Mrp. Wm. Plummer has a gold
ring with a email red set in it which!
bears the following inscription ou
the inside : "L R. W. to M. E. V.,
1611." The ring has a history and
has coma down from generation to
generation till it is nearly worn. ;out,
though the inscription is intact.
Wlien Baby was stck, we gave her Castorla.
Alien she was a Chili she cried for Castoria.
Whn she became Miss, she plymg to fast$ria.r ;
Wban she had Children, she gave them Castoria-
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