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GONeOKIV N. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20. 1895.
Whose NO. 1,37
A report, considered authentic
reaches us this p. m., that thtre was
an explosion in the coal mines at
-Ept this morning, whereby forty
men were killed.
Eypt is not a telegraph fetation
and further particulars cannot be
learned. It is on the C. F, d. Y. V,
Kill way, not far from Ore Hill.
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Ii'you tint! any thing in this
tii;.; is. not trxaciiv nbt
- ! ail wool Casimere suits at
8 and 9
! -11 TVll.rwV f
J!. a' IVr.fk ""Wool CliPviot suits at :U)1
V,.:;'- dray Melton suits at '.0.
Men' Vh-k Cheviot $irlt 2.cl
Mtis Gild Coats To cents.
Biy'j Odd ''oats oU and TO ceuts
IWl's Dlack Worsted uit-l'cr :j.:o.
Men's Fancy Melton suit? 2.30.
x fine clay wors
G- rteed all wool $5.50, Cutaways
Sacks. These are th" kind that"
snmo merchants price $12..j0,
Of very Fine Clav Worsted Cutaways of
Scblo ftros.' "make at 810. These
would Le priced $20 by people ho
pretend to save you 25 per rent,
If you want any Clothing at all,
it will pay you to see us.
Here arc some good reasons
why it will pay you to
trade with us :
lt. We buy our goods m large lots
ii-d buy them low.
2nd. We put the lowest possible price
oi them We don't try to make you
tMnk they are worth more by pricing
them at doubts w7hat they are wTorth.
1 3d. We do exactly what we say we will
We are here today and expect to be
re as lon as we live
, 4th. We will sell you goods that will
N and please you.
oth. We will give your money back
1 goods don't suit you
ourunno risk in trading with us
guarantee the price on everything
Jfe sell. Shoes hats and all kind of
The following wa3
A Y. v., who passed
"This tit m. between
o'clock, the coal mine at
(form.-riy E-ypt) blew up. bixty
miners went 3 own to work early
this morning and only nineteen vera
taken cut after the explosion. 1 a
min- n? five or hundred feet
deep. There w&3 a Urge quiu i t y
of dynamite in the mine. Cannot
learn the cause of disaster, probably
fire-damp. A large force of men
are at the shaft, trying to rescue the
There is little hap. ?: 1 -any
of the men alive. Those who
succeeded in escaping rre badly
buried, some fatally.
STILL . LATER.
Capt Campbell ' passed Cumnock
at 1 o'clock today and &ay3 the
exact number killed wan ihir
three. Greensboro Record.
for Good r.csNoiis.
A content has been going ca at
Mrs. S V Erm's school for some
time, in spelling lessens, a prize hav
ing been efferel to the children lor
the one making the record. , The
prize is a handsome bcok and fell to
the lot of Master Howard Pitts.
French papers are jubilant over
The Louisiana State Democratic
convention is meeting in Shreyeport,
The National Christian Confer
ence met in the Moody tabernacle at
Atlanta on December 18th.
Four of the injured men on the
St Paul at New York died at diff
erent times during the day and
night, on the 18th, and death now
'J 'ne Atlanta committee in choree
of arrangements for colored people's
day at the fair, December 2Gtb, re-
; quest colored ministers to nreash on
the impa fanes of the colored ex
hibit on Sunday, December 22nd,
and urge the race to attend.
I he Georgia State Populist cniv-1
veution met ia Atlwi-a on Dec?m
bsr 18th to elect delegates to the
national convention. The rehsou
it met before the national convene
tion was called was because of the
cheap rates to Atlanta. The nsnal
Populistic platform-was adopted,
Ccxcy w?.3 rot r:lo. 1 c :Z'rt
the body. The convention Savored
upholding the Monroe doctrine.
XU COME AND SEE WHAT WE HAVE SUITABLE FOi: YOUK
Sou venir Rn omrs
Bon Bon Boxes,
Vane Marks .
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Also the nicest line of Watcli.es and Jeiv?h-y in
A. J. & J. F. YOPJvE
Albemarle to Hare Another Lawyer.
Esq. J It Price, of Union county,
was over yesterday ynd bought out
(Sir. T J Jerome. Mr. Price is a
J young mar? md comes highly recom
I mended" Mr. Jerome ku exnectinsr
J a V Ail .
o jru u) eiiner iinanra, ia., cr
Aiouroe, this state. Stanly -Enterprise.
Coxcord, N. C.
D- Coltiune, Assistant Cashier
Treat for the IiiMren,
St Andrews' Lutheran church
will celebrate Christmas by giving
the little folks of that Sunday school
a treat on Christinas eye-night. A
special prrogramme has been ar
ranged for recitations, songs, etc.
A real nice time is in store foi them.
lie W'nn Pounded.
Shortly after nightfall Friday
evening the members of the Baptist
congregation gathered at their
church on Spring street, heayily
ladened with various necessaries and
substantial of life, preparatory to
going to the pastor's home on Bell
Avenue, whither they went to pound
him about 8 o'clock. It was a pleas
ant surprise to Rev. Alderman.
At 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon
at the home of the bride on West
Depot street, Mr. Will A Fink, of
No 2 5 township, was married to
Miss Annie Pless. The ceremony
was performed by Kev, B F Davis,
of the Eeformed church, assisted by
Rev, A H McCulIbugh, of St, An.
drews Lutheran church, Au ele
gant dinner was served the bride
and groom and the attendants.
A Sensible Preacher.
Dr. Preston said last Sunday
night,, in the course of his sermon,
that he was surprised that as pro
gressive a city as Charlotte had no
system of organized charity. He
held up Wilmington as an example.
This city, he said, was trampridden;
he wondered why all the tramps in
the country did noc flock here to go
into winter quarters; he believed
that unless a man (able-bodied)
worked, neither should he eat. The
church should take care of God's
poor, but not a set of idle, trifling
ft ,r J. Vv. Oanxok,
W. II . Lilly,
ti-di - . liojiie aiid iSov -
Core for Headache.
As a remedy for all forms of Head
ache Electric Bitters has proved to
ba the very best- It effects a per
manent cure and tho most dreaded
habitual sick headaches yield to if s
influence. Vo urge all who arc.
siiiicied to procure a
cTvo thin rnrfdy
catf;3 of habits! onrlipati
W V8 curea by giving
:r : : to tlr-5 be WOi?, rind fc
resist the use of th b
Found Dead in Bed.
Mr. Eli Miller, an aged farmer
Kvcs on second creek near Gold
Hill, was found dead in his bed yes
terday morning by a member of his
The old gentleman had lived out
his three score years and ten and
more. The cause of his death is
not known but it Is supposed that
it was caused by heart failure,
He was a widower and lived with
bis only daughter, Mrs George Fish
er. Thursday's Salisbury World.
C-V : Mend ;u Him Like a Tack.
I see the Caucasian has attacked
the Charlotte Observer regarding
its comments on the worthy J. P, in
this county who bought a blueback
speller, the aconnt of which first
oeearrad in your Oil Furnace cor
respondence. I wonder if the Cau
casian has a better book to offer? If
so I would like to see him trot 'er
out. I wonder if he didn't learn in
,i B-:e :c:-l: v:hxx a B- A was,
'ind gf -t from it also the schooling
:1m:- . ht be U tter utilized than
in writing free silver editorial??
They may all sy what they please
about "Oid Webster," but they all
have to bol: l.-.-tw.on its lids for
their "gcce!:.sJ'ana "pronunciations."
Free si Ivor has a black eve in this
neck of the woods just at this time,
us the boys have all g:;ne a duck
Chr stmas is ou our hands,
bells are ringing in the air,
and 'Two souls with but a single
thought, Two hearts that beat as
one" soon will be. Correspondent
in Gastonia Gazette.
L. M, ARCHEY. ;J ! j
Physician and Surf .. ..
Concord, N, C.
OFFICE: ST, CLOUD ANNEX'
JK0.R. ERW1N. C-A KISENHEIME
ERWIN & MISENFi VJ MKli.
Physicians and Surgeons
Office No. 3. Harty hui! i . r,.
nosite 2nd Presbyterian cL.au i:
Charlotte, N C
Am Excnanae f Courts.
Governor Carr has authorized, an
exchange of Superior courts, by
which Judge Robinson holds the
spring term, 1896, of Franklin
county couit, vice Judge Boy kin;
while Judge Boykin holds the spring
term of Washington county court,
vice Judge Robinson.
The Be?t Salve in tl-e vorld for
Cuts, Lruis , Sor?p. U!r r. Sf.lt
Itheuiy, Fev;-r Sores, Tetferd Channel
trial. In i Hands,; Chilblain, CoVls aud aij,j
I i'u'Ht cr no j'?:.?
Weds a North Carolinian.
Lnchburg, Va., Dec. 19. Miss
Carrie Warkick Daniel, daughter of
Senator John W Daniel, was mar
ried at noon to-day to Mr. Frederick
Harper, of Wilmington, N. C. The
marriage took plaGe at Westerly,
the country house of the bride's
parents, in the suburbs of this city.
Rev. T M Carson, rector of St.
Paul's church, officiated The par
lors, hall and stairway were beauti
fully decorated with evergreens,
palms, rosea and smiUx. Much of
the work was done by the fair hands
of the bride. -
Colubus, O., Dec, 19. The pro
bated will today of the late Senator
Thnrrnan shows he was worth Irom
$160,000 V $170,000. After pro
vidiog for" the distribution of cer
tain personal effects, the will, which
it drawn "October 29, 1879, directs
that the real estate in Columbus, be
equally divided between his three
eniidrer; ; other real e"e equ-
MORRiSON H. CALDW 'El.
ATTOP.NEY AT LA'
Office in Morris buildins
and Salt Bags.
For sale at
JViCr C-Jn ' -
vhi!e m :hd
rj0 at'cutive manuf cloture.
B Felzer's Drnsr hu-cberin hoc. ia n Kn r.t-
of all kind, and 4- xoo l
wood always vanted
best prices fortune.
We invite ar ir-.jtjc:-
1 O Til l "fo 1 1
V J : J r , . VI ft v t u .
Concord,' -N. O
Tr it onoo. riii-yccii
VOODIiOU;U: iL IT, RMS.
l! 1 Fetzer's Drug Store-
with the assistance of a stick.