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Vc;.. XIH.-No. 127.
CONCORD, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1896.
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IUIMHE1 J UH
THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDEN
T1AL CANDIDATE HERE.
Killed to the top now with
iww iroods. Everything you
wuiit iu the way of a new
divss from a 3 cent Calico,
Ginirhams or Plaids up to the
handsomest line of
ack : kilty
Divss Goods at $1.00 per yard
in town. The styles are abso
lutely correct and the price is
Two hundred Pairs Blankets
;it fill prices from 75 cts to
s4 ro per pair.
FULL LINE OF
7.1 cents to i'3.00.
Tueiitv-iive dozen Men's
Work Shirts that originally
o Id 'or 40 cts have been re
lut'-d to 2octs. Ten dozen
EMS' IIEffi OVER-ALLS
thot sold for 75 cents have
been reduced to 50 cents. The
ivality can't be matched for
that will go at the extremely
jow price of 15, 20 and 25 cts
NEW : SHOES.
Never haye w-e been so well
lixed in the shoe line as at
livsent. We have the cheap
est shoes you will find any
'lae. New lot of those big
lie Addressed 2.500 leoiIo at the
Ilailroud Station From tlic Plat
form Erected for Ilim a Word
on Free Silver and a Word
to tlic I.abot in Man.
Over two thousand people gath
ered in this city to near that peer
ess advocue of the people, William
Jennings Bryan, the Democratic country than in thia.
by old to which the mints have
' i i . i
I i j Then they tell you that our
mints will be flooded with foreign
silver. We will examine this. For
eign countries need all. the silver
they can obtain to maintain their
own commerce. France, England,
Japan, Mexico all the nations of
the world demand their share of the
money metals. Today France has
more silver, per capita, m circula
tion than we have, and that at a less
ratio 15 J to 1. And yet silver
bullion is higher there than m our
own country, Surely no one can
alford to export silver to this coun
try when it is worth more in trat
Bncltlen's Arnica Salve,
The Best halve in te world for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, bait
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetterd C nappe
Hands, Chilblains, Corns and all
Skin Eruptions, and positively cures
Piles or no pay requi-ed. It is
guaranteed to give statiffaction or
monev refunded. Price 25 cents per
b ox For sale at P B Fetzer's Drug
MId so fast. White
Stilts all the way from 50 cts
V u sj.75. Our house is
full in) tr the. tor) and wTe
p i new goods daily ancf
f-dl the basement. We
your trade this fall and
dl you goods very low
h-r to get it, You loose
-v to make a purchase
nominee for President,
The hour was late, but the people
cheerfully waited, unmindful of
Old Sol's scorching rays, their fa
vorite herald of prosperitv, and
when his special train arrived they
yelled until they could sympathize
with him in his hoarseness.
Amid the waving of hats, "hanker
chief 8, umbrellas and a general
hurrah, he was escorted to the stand
and introduced by Chairman A B
Young. For a few moments pans
demonium reigned supreme and con
siderable persuasion was necessary
to quiet the people.
On beginning his remarks Mr.
Bryan was so hoarse that he was
heard with difficulty, but as he pro.
needed bis wonderfully rich, strong
yoice penetrated to the very out
skirts of the crowd, raiting the en
thusiasm of his hearers to at least
100 decrees in the shade.
Mr. Bryan said :
"Gentlemen and ladies, fellow citi
zens : I saw some of Concord s peo
pie in Charlotte, and i tT gives me
great pleasure to see so many of
them here now. As I have but a
few moments I see no better way of
using them than giving you a few
of the questions asked the advocates
of free coinage and their answers.
Very few converts are made by pub-,
lie speaking, but when friend talks
with friend and neighbor runs
against neighbor, they compare
arguments and many votes are
I wish to tell you some things
that you may use in this way:
The advocates of the gold stand
ard appeal to that inherent sense of
honesty planted in the breast of
every man by speaking of silver as
depreciated currency, as a fifty-cent
dollar. Let us see if this is true.
I know of no better way of illuss
trating this than by the price of
butter. In my natiye town out in
Nebraska we buy our butter from a
firm. This man goes out and en
gages all the butter he can, to be
furnished the year round at the
same price 25 cents, I believe, is
the price we pay for it. Now in the
Spring, he finds that he has more
butter than is needed to supply
these customers and so what does he
do? Ue simply places his feutter in
the market and sells it at a reduced
prlce at about 15 cents per pound.
Now it is the earns way with silver.
When the mints were open to silver
it was worth $1.00 per ounce, but
when the mints were closed to sil
ver the supply exceeded the demand
and it naturally sank, not in pur
chasing value, but as bullion meas
ured by the gold standard.
The fallacy of their argument
lies in their measuring silver bullion,
jFbicfc is excluded from the icintgj
Coneord Flour and Fccu Store.
"Fenix Mill" flour, millfeed,
bran, meal and chicken feed, kept at
Lore building on West depot street
and for sale by
s24 G G Richmond.
Stockholder und Dircdius .Mtcl.
There will bp mating cf tne
stockholders and also of the direc
tors of the Concord Southern RaiN
road Comp:tjy, teld at the cilice of
W M Smith in Concord, N. C, cn
Tuesday, -JO n rf September, 1S9G,
at 11 o'clock a. m., when and where
all parties interested are requested
to be present. ,J W Caxxox,
.1x0 p alu sox,
D K Hoover,
W M Smith,
Directors of Concord Southern HaiU
Then they tell you that all tbe
marketable silver will be thrown on
the market. That all the spoona
and silver plate will be thrown into
the crucible and converted into bul
lion. Would anyone do this unless
the value of the bullion exceeded
that of the plate? Of course this
They come to the wage-earner
with the argument that free silyer,
by increasing the currency, will de
crease the value of your wages with
out increasing them. The gold
standard has starved the consumers
of your labor. Starve the consumer
and the factory must stop.
This is a manufacturing town. 1
wish to speak a word to these opera
tives. You believe free coinage to
be to your interest. Your ballot is
your own. Your employee did not
give you your vote do not let him
take it from you. (G.eat applause.)
I want just one more word. Your
vote is your own. It is your privi
lege to use it as you see best and to
your best interest. Thanks for your
kind attention" And again tbe
crowd went wild. As he stepped off
the platform there was a tremend
ous rush for the train. As he as
cended the rear platform of the rear
car men clutched at his haul hun
dreds seeking to give him a farewell
shake and the word of "good luck to
you." Amid a wild huzza the hero
departed. The attraction was gone
in five minutes the crowd had dispersed.
TO CUKE ATOM IS OSE WAY
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the
money if it fails to cure. 25c.
Not too of Seizure,
Seized near Concord, N, C, on
tbe night of August 31t, 189G, the
following property for yiolating the
Internal Revenue Laws of the United
States, to wit: Two email bay
horses one two horte wagon and
harness, about 15 gallons of whiskey
and four empty kegs, supposed to be
the property of Jacob Hartsell.
Nonce is hereoy giyen to any one
darning s ud property to give notice
in the form and manner prescribed
by law to the undersigned at hie
office in Asheville, N. C, within 30
days from the date hereoff, or said
property will be declared forfeited
to the Government of the United
By Sam L. Rogers,
Collector 5 h District N. C.
R. S. Harris,
From a letter written by Rev. J.
Gunderman, of Diamondale, Mich.,
we are permitted to make this ex
tract: I have no hesitation in re
commending Dr. King's New Dis
covery, as the results were almost
marvelous in the casa of my wile.
While I was pastor of the Baptist
church at Rives Junction she was
brought down with pneumonia
succeeding La Grippe. 'iernbJe
paroxysms of coughing would last
hours wiih little interruption and it
seemed as if eho could not survive
them. A friend recommended Dr.
King's New Discouery; it was quick
in its work and bighly satisfactory
in results. Trial bottles free at
Fetzer's Drug Store- Regular size
50c and 81.00.
J. F. HURLEY,
1ETZERS DRl'a STORE.
CD O -A. L !
K L Craven is now receiving
the best Jellico Lump Coal,
Also superior Hard Coal, Kgg
and Stove. Prompt attention.
Free delivery. Orders so
tail's Jewelrv Storfit
OPPOSITE ST. CLOUD HOTEL
Every citizen of Concord who intends
to burn co:il lni in Lr the ccinini; winter
vP.l save money and nouLli' by imehas
irnr from o. We will handle the best
and will deliver any nunntiiy 'n any pari
of the city. Youi on er- are solicited.
Headquarters at Bla?k coder's store, on
West Oepot street.
In a I'itiful Condition.
Mrs. Calvin Mingus, whose hus
band ia now in the county hotne'of
Cabarrus, is in a pitiful condition at
her home on biok street. She is in
a dying condition with consumption
and has neither money nor food in
her house. She has several little
children and o subscription is being
raised today for her relief. Salis
Agents wanted to sell Macintoshes
and Robber Clothing, Tires, and a,
full line of Rubber Goods, (Part orl
all of). Free samples, and protected
ground to worKers, Factory P. O.
1371, New York.
We Want to Beat . .
. . theiHecord for July,
We rare determined not to spend our" time and energy grumbling
about dulJ times. We will pitch in and make times lively. Now, in or
der to make this incoming month the biggest July we havn ever had, we
are putting out a lot of "Hummers" and we are going to innkf them hum.
We are going to do away with Stickers. We will make .Movers out cl
them. Here goes:
About 60 pre of Ladies fine shoes of Zeigler's and Reed's mikes, all
small sizes, 2J, 3, 3 and 4 that we will fell a.t $1 a pair. Not a pair among
them but cost $2 and over. They must go.
NO. 2. About one hundred pair of Ladies Fine Oxford Tiee, some
patent leathers, some tans, some tine dongola pat tips, all to go at 75c.
They cost from Si to $1.50. They must go.
NO. 3. -About 50 pairs Ladies fine Oxfords, all Zeiglers, tan. gray
and black ooze and fin kid, sizes 1 to 4. All to go at 31, Made? to sell at
S2 and $2-50. They must go. 32
NO. 4 About 75 prs of Ladies Oxfords and 1-strap Sandals Zeiciers.
Bay State and Padan Bros., all to go in at SI. 25. Call for them they
won't be here long. They must go.
NO. 5 A few prs of Misses Oxfords, sizes 12 to 1, to go at 50c.
NO. 6. FOR MEN: A lot of Tan, Goat and Black Vici Kid Oxford?
at 1. They are 81.50 shoes, and are tresn stock just bought them.
Womens Solid Leather Shoes at G5c. Womens solid Leather Pebble
Grain and Glove Grain Lace and Button Shoes at 75c. These are $1
shoes, all fresh and nice. Ladies fine Dongola kid button shoes, made at
Alexandria, Va. Solid as any shoe in the n arket, regular $1-50 &hoes, to
go at 1. Mens Fine Satin Oil Sboes, lace and gaiters at Sl. They are
regular 1,25 shoes. Mens heavy English Ties, every-dav hces, 1.00 Solid
as leather can make them Big job in straw hats at lCc, some of them
are 50c hats. We buy Trunks in car loads and retail them at wholesale
prices. One hundred Mens fine Serge Coats at just half- price. We have
everything in the line of clothing and furnishing goods. Everything up
to date and at pricesthat can't be beat anywheie in the State, CaHand
see samplesjof the free Crayon Pictures we are having made for our customers-
JOB Twenty-five suits of fine All-WooCassimere in Cutaway !Frock
Suits, sizes 34 to 36 lor 4 00 a suit.l They are 10.00, 12.50 and lD.OOasuita.
Cill on us and see these and otherjattractiens.