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CONCORD, N. 0., FRIDAY, AUGUST !). 1805.
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Jm- H A Griber is a speculator.
.a ' '
- - purchased a lot of
- - v :;tv in number, and!
: : .sorting and arrang
a young man of
. - vva two of the finest of
,ot aiv-i carried them to his
- t":ir.e?3. Mr. Graber re
v -'i '"ons, and in the sec
or ;nt be fell short two, but
j'-.ir.kiu: probably he was mistaken
j.: :i , pMchnse, paid no more atten
.;:, ;o the natter,
vue v.e during the forenoon
TiiiHn who had taken the
cm? f-ui:, proposed to ive one
t'v iln- melon a to Mr. Graber
Tcu-J put one on ice for him.
s HZ?, ed to and done.
I Wnen Air. Graber went to his
j-Vrrr, told his wife about hia
!nl rf ' "elons and of the one
3v".jpiv.jti him, which he in-
it.V- home and was Terv
,p"ch pleased with hia treat,
f iAii in the afternoon several
-1 were on to the racket
und the ice house, when
of the krge melons was cut
C:;;il- helped devour it and
'i th - cn .wd hew he became owner
tV. th one and how much he
ou.ii! o; .be generous hearted
urir fellow with whom he had
iie f.uch bargain, and not until
hotline afterward did he know
-Jty Hre Lid own melons, when
eck Alexander, hia hired boy, told
Air. Graber ia slow to belieye it,
j but we will vouch for it, for we eaw
tte deed when committed and help
l - s.
; i; s allies passed through the
c tY Ihnreday afternoon for Sossa
on's eprings, where huts will be
;aK-n a Luonth. They,were Mr3.
Tid Johrstonand children, Mrs.
L Morris and children and Mrs.
ctor.Caldwell and children. With
1 1 g;ition there are about
rnty-Qve attending the eprings.
reporter has been assured that
not h, many days until there
be -, neral renairincr on th
j ewalk aloug the front, of Fetzers
! 5etore wher the .bricks -are
ti1 T l and are such a tempta
1 e 8ma11 bo t0
! ft be ain " ia ieei gratis
Mo V t0knoT.t?ftt thi8 glY Place
i tL rei?cd: and a consolation
. email boy to realize that there
sore 1Ck With hi3 alreJ
Having seen how pains-taking the
founders of the government were to
tind the true value of the unit which
should, as they thought, represent
the basis of the monetary system, it
should also be observed that they
had no concern about the ratios of
the values of the different units.
They did not, like so many others
have done, begin at the wrong end
of the work. They were concerned
about the yalueof the unit, knowing
well that, values having been found,
the ratio would necessaaily follow.
They did not pass resolutions de
claring in favor of 15 to 1, and
then set about tho work of fixing the
relatiye values of money on that
Katio like number was not created
in the ordinary sense of creating
things. When but one thing was
created, thcie was but one thing in
existence, but when another thing
was created then there were two
things. Juat ho with value ratio.
Vi'hen one value was found, there
was only one known value, I-:' v,b -..
another value wa3 found, there were
two known values, and a comparison
of them necessarily gave the ratio.
Things already in existence can be
compared, and ratios between them
may be found, but nonexiating vaU
ucs cannot be compared, and conse
quently there can be no ratio show
ing the rcla'ive value of either to the
The founders of the government
set ua an example worthy of imita
tion in the matter of ascertaining
what unit should be adopted as the
basis of our monetary system, The
time, the labor they spent in finding
the unit, the sincerity they manifesto
ed in the interest of fair dealing,
being specially concerned that no
man should suffer wrong, ought to
be remembered by us, when we at
tempt the solution of the difficult
problem which wa3 placed before
them. They sought for values in
order to find the unit, we will do
well if we too think less of resolu
tions and preconceived notions, and
set about, like our forefathers did,
seeking what value will be the best,
doing justice to all and injury to
The founders of the government
did not attempt to find a unit that
would last for all time. The unit
they adopted in 1792 was adopted
for that time, and not for a century
afterwards. They could no more
say what the unit for 1895 should
be, than we can say what the unit
for 1995 shall be. Value is a men
tal affection, and from its nature ne
cessitates a communication of minds,
a reciprocation of desires, all of
of which muat be contemporary.
The yalues of 1792 are not existing
in 1895. They belong to the time
in which they existed, and cannot be
compared. So far as they apply to
the year 1895 they are non-existent
and as was said above, non-existent
things or values cannot be com
pared. From its nature it ought to be
eyident that there can be no such
thing as an invariable standard of
yalue. We may have an invariable
standard of measure,- s a yard,? but
cannot have an invariable standard
of value. The yard is a measure of
fixed length, which does not vary
(Continued on fourth !pago.)
IN DAVIE COUNTY. !
Cain Usui ii fi A! -rnl ton Willi His
Itrofhcr ami Ki11mI Him .Cain
l'iirtl Hi Brother hnt Vno"t Ahlv
to I Him This Time,
A murder took place in Davio
county Wednesday when Cain, a
name with which we are all familiar,
was killed by his brother, who shot
him to death. No clubs were used
in this affray a3 in the one when
Able was slain. The Salisbury
Herald of Thursday furnishes the
"Marshall and Fillmore Cain
brothrrs, engaged in an altercation
at the home of their father, about
six miles northwest of Mocksville,
yesterday morning and the lattei
was killed. Full particulars could
not be learned.
As told the Herald Marshall was
contracting with some men to do
some work when Fillmore, who was
under the inlluence of whi3key,
came up and commenced cursing bis
brother and accusing him of not
paying hia debts. The contract was
completed while the cursing can
tinned, and then Marshall fired
upon hia brother, killing him.
were between 25 and 40 years old.
They were prominent in their com
munity, hut the one who was killed
had the reputation of being a little
wild. The other was ycry quiet pnd
No arrest had been made when
our informant learned of the homis
CANNONS & FETZER
Cure lor Headache.
Asa remedyfor all forms of Head
ache Electric Bitters has proved to
be tho very best. It effects a perm-
anent cure and iho most dreaded
habitul sick headaches yield to its
influence. We urge all who are af
flicted to procure a bottle, and give
this remedy a fair trial. In cases of
habitual constipation Electric Bit
ters cures by giving the needed tone
to the bowle8, and few cases long
resist the use of thif medicine, Try
it once. Large bottles only Fify
cents at Fetzer's Drug Store.
Revenue Collection for July.
Cashier Brenizer, of Collector
Rogers' office, reports thecollections
of internal revenue in the fifth North
Carolina district for the month of
July as follows:
These amounts were collected at
the various offices as follows:
Winston $ 65,285 71
Statesviile 31,376 10
Ashe-ville 13,657 91
Mt. Airy 10,785 35
For OTer Fifty Yeara.
Mrs. Window's Sooth;Dg Syrup has
been usedlfor' over' "fifty years by
million s'of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success.
It soothes the child, softens the
gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and' ds the best remedy for
Diarrhoea It will relieve' the pbor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by
Druggists in every part -:t of the
world. Twerity- five cents;" a bottle
Be sure and ask for Mrs 'WitislbVs '
Soothing Syrup," and take no other
kirid. . mwf&w
GIVING THESE THINGS AWAY WITH
i Ml 1 f
W I t
own c ua
Improved Chautauqua Kir.eergs
Drawing Board and Vri;-j Dc
" I Openftrust., I
COME AND SEE
yi open for U!9 tl J
Dr. B L Griffin" inform s us that
many cattle-are dying in thexounty
witn a prevalent disease known as
anthrah. It will be remembered that;
And get a cir
cular that will
tell you all
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CANNONS & FETZER
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many died last summer and fall.
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