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CONCORD. SEPT. 5, 1895.
12 J. ' OI J1I ASU TH K KKGKO.
The following card appears
Tutid.is New York Sun:
To t!:'i Editor of the Sun : Sir
Syeaborg, near Helsingfors, on the
Gulf of Finland, has just celebrated
the fortieth anniversary of its sue
cessful resistance to the bombard
ment of the British fleet during the
M U Payne, who was appointed
Secretary of the Interior by Jeffer
son Davi3, but who never served,
died in Iowa Monday. He left $20,
000 to the Southern Methodist
A novel is about to be issued with
the original title, "The Leg Pul
lers." It ought to have a good run,
aud probably will be bound in calf.
It ia estimated that 104 personam
this country haye perished by mob
violence since March 1st, last.
Health is the soul that animates
jail the enjoyments of life, which
! fade and are tasteless without it.
The San Francisco Star speakesof
Justice Walter Clark, of the Su.
,a the north recognized the
wa that the Atlanta Ex
position' directors have done ?
At regular meeting of the di i preine court of North Carolina, as
rec.u.v taaS weer, by a unanimous
vote, a.: invitation was extended to
the i c ; o librra-or ud leader,
Booker V Washington, of Tuskeegee,
Alaoatn; , to deliver a formal address
at the opening of toe exposition
Sept. 10 Atlantan.
A'. . a, Ga., August 0.
:s only one evidence of the
,tion the ntffro has re
c it- -
of the great buildings has
apart for the negro exhibits
race has shown consider
ide and enterprise in
r to make there a
; of i ts progress and achieve
liimdrecls of negroes have
loved on the buildings and
of the exposiUoa aud haye
the same wages as white
mr . did simil ;r work. Ia any
r.c: city negroes would have
1 ,. . nance for suet employment.
iiVLv .va baiter chances of success
and f.;r more opportunities for
prjU u'e employment in the south
ta..; f?y can find in the north.
who have lived in both sec
tnn realize the ditference. AU
1 . sti Journal.
t3.ili AMI OWN 2'JK THE I11BY.
i . ep your baby clean.
' orve him pure air at all times.
j U t him have a few spoonfuls
l wju several times a day.
I". i.-.t let everyone kiss him.
hj u t le: anyone jostle and shake
i.ed tickle him.
, f ; i: t ktt-p him so warm that he
.:: : r sleep. Babies, as a rule, are
b'jndicJ up too much.
.ci Leglect him, and then,
lie c:Ie3 for some needed at--.
aay chat he is a "cross, bad
,!l;.enuilapce.,' A healthy
eidom cries when his wants
...,oh Clled, and a snkly one
. y .Las a perfect right to
life a burden to those who
. 1 it to become so.
N:v, follow this prescription,
Ij.; .. Landmark, and
you'li r.jise your child in fine shape.
ill c :i ',
having "acquired a national reputa
tion outside his profession by his
article3 on a postal telegraph," and
remarked further that "North Caro
lina lawyers and jurists have always
borne a high reputAtion for ability
and integri y."
Electricians say that there ia no
safer place during a thunder storm
than a trolley car. This is undoubt
edly true. The wires and car poles
make the best kind of lightning
rods. Although the country is
pretty well run over with electric
cars now, we have yet to hear of a
case where any passenger has been
injured by lightning,
Bernhardt is out against knicker
bockers for cyclists of her sex, and
she bases her objections wholly on
moral grounds. She says that she
ha3 seen too much in America and
in England of the result of giving
indiscriminate liberty to girls who
wish to see French madiens subject
to similar influences.
chusetts is given an increase of 55 V
20J in population, of which all but
53,200 was in the citks, and ot the
whole 270,000 as in towns tfithin
ten miles of Boston.
There is a fortune of $100,000
wa ting for Parker Valentine, form
erly of Indiana, but he is afraid to
come out and get it, b cause he kilK
ed a man pome years ago in Minne
sota, and he is afraid to take the
cnance3 of a trial for murder.
Every politician who goes to
Europe is interviewed three times cn
the safety of American institutions
once as he starts, once in foreign
capital and once as e lands again
on home soil. It's his way of say
ing; You ca:A lose me.
Elizabeth Stuart Pnelps says that
"watering place life is teaching our
wives to be happy without their nue
bands." Does this mean that the
New Woman has taken the place of
the old man in the old woman's af
fections ? If it doeB, we are pre
pared to enlist in another crusade.
Cleveland ha not asked for a
third nomination and the Demo
cratic partv has never imagined
itself offering it to him Ami that's
how much there is m Athird term
Wucn JUiy vus sick, we gave her Castorla.
alien Bho was a CV.U1. shi cvh-.l fur Castnria,
When Bhe became Miss, rfie clun to Castoria.
Wben she had Children, she gave them Castoria,
KHCtmKm ita mmtit. J
What is without doubt the small?
est clock in the world was lately on
exhibition in the shop window of a
Goettinsjer jeweler. The dial meas
ures less than one-third of an inch
in diameter, and the weight which
furnishes the motive power is sus
pended from a human hair.
It ia said that the State's stock in
the North Carolina Railway has in
creased in yalue from $3,000,000 to
$3,450,00D, and in private stock
from $1,000,000 to $1,150,000 since
the extension of the lease.
. men are too close -fisted even
jl -p3 the oiOoi wonderful specU
u.r cutlers crait in the world is
.ffi to be seen vi V. e .hc -
Death has put an end to the Williams-Settle
contest. The death of
Capt, Williams, of Oxford, brings a
surprise to the people; he was cot
thought to have serious ailment up
to a few days ago.
It is claimed that the shipment of
horse meat from this country ia in
juring the meat business abroad,
and therefore Secretary Morion has
ordered that meat for shipment be
inspected, and that horsemeat shall
be so marked as to show what it is
Rston claims to be the "hub,
NOT A SICK DAY
For Over Thirty Years!
RESULT OF USING
"Ayer's Cathartic Pills for over thirty
years have kept mo in good health,
Jever having had a sick day in all that
time. Before I was twenty I suffered
almost continually as a result of con
stipation from dyspepsia, headaches,
neuralgia, or boils ;uul other eruptive
Visiused. "When I became convinced
that nine-tenths of my troubles were
caused by constipation, I bejjau the use
of Ayer'3 Tills, with the. most satisfac
tory results, never having a single
attack that did not readily yield to this
remedy. My wife, who had been an
invalid for years, aiso began to use
Ayer's Pills, ami her health was qtnckly
restored. "With my children I had no
ticed that nearly all their ailments were
preceded by constipation, and I soon
had the pleasure of knowing that with
children as with parents, Ayer's Pills,
if taken in season, avert all danger o
sickness." II. Wkttstein, Iivron, 111.
Highest Honors at World's Fair.
Acer's SarsaparilSa Strengthens the System.
f Joseph Kolgers & Sea's, dnd we expect she is. According to
Id, Eagland. This extra, a late census the State of Massa
THE RACKET STORE
Just Think of It--We, Save
You Money on Nearly
We have just closed out an
importers samples of lace our
tains They are onehalf
lengths. We have made three
prices, 20, 30 and 40 cents.
The wholesale prices ranged
from $0.00 per pair down.
Tnis i3 an excellent chance to
supply your short windows,
sasb. curtains, &c.
Two and one-half yard wide
bleached sheeting only 20 cts
Good feather ticking 12icts.
f)7 inch bleached table linen
at 40 cts.
Glazed Holland window
shades mounted on self-acting
spring top rollers only 17 cts.
Extra wide chenille por
tiers, $3.25 per pair.
Chenille table covers 68 and
Bleached ducking, 10 cts.
Standard machine thread
fully guaranteed o, k., 3cts
Side combs 6cts.
Shoe blacking let.
Needles lc; pins lc.
Genuine French blacks
Twenty cent fast black
seamless hose tvo thread
body and three thread heel
and toe, only 10c.
Sewing machine oil 5c.
Self pronouncing family
Bible with King James and
revised yersions of Old and
New Testaments arranged in
parallel columns at $2.98.
Ladies shirt waist sets, 25c.
Bargains in Every Department
Come arid See for Yourself
D. J. BOSTIARPROFR