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JOHN D. BARRIER & SON,
Editors and Proprietors.
JAS. P. COOK, .
OFFICE IN BKiCK ROW.
WILLIAM JEXNIiNGS BRYAN.
FOU VICE PRESIDENT.
ART HUH SEW ALL.
J FOR GOVERNOR,
CYRUS B. WATSON
FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR,
T1I0S. W. MASON
FOR SECRETARY OF STATE,
CHAS. M. COOKE
B. F. AY COCK
ROHT. M. FUKMAN
FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL,
FRANK I. OSBORNE
yCii, UP Kiil NTENDENT OF PUBLIC!
.'QHN C. SCARBOROUGH
FOR ASSOCIATE JUSTICES,
AC. AVERY', of Burke,
Geo. H. BROWN, of Beaufort.
FOR CONGRESS FROM VTII CONGRES- j
SAmUEL J. PEMBERTON.
FOR THE STATE SENATE,
C 1). BAR RING Eft.
FOR THE HOT'S K,
M. F. NESBIT.
FIR PITH RIFF,
THOMAS J. WHITE.
FOR REGISTER OF DEEDS,
. JOHN K. PATTERSON.
CALEB W. SW1NK,
FOR COTTON WEIGHER,
W. H. B03T.
JOHN H. LONG.
CHARLES A. SHERWOOD.
L. J. FOIL, J. S. HARRIS, M. L
CONCORD. OCT., 1, 1896.
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HEGIOX OF THOUGHT LO
CATED. It is a well known fact that
scieucs has been prying into the
myeries centered in the cranium
and so thoroughly has the brain
been studied that nervous disorders
have u se a traced to the particular
parts of the brain from which they
emanated and the cause removed.
Indeed the cranial expert sees the
brain as the geographer sees the sur
face cf the globe and as the machin
ist sees his machinery, but till re
cently the point where thought is
formed seemed to baffle his skill. A
German scientific expert now seems
confident that he hat discovered the
seat of thought, and to make his
theory the more creditable it is that
particular part of the brain whose
functions have hitherto been un
known. He finds the brain in an
infant in a condition that he com
pares to a green apple. That of the
adult as a ripe apple.
With the Rcentgen rays and a
well defined knowledge of the brain,
it seems that we might eventually
know when a man is a safe leader
or when he is off. Whether it will
be very comforting to a majority of
lis is doubtful.
We suspect that the number of
braiDS that will be found perfectly
ripe and sound will not compare
favorably with those of apples and
it might be of great advantage,
though of little comfort, to ajellow
to know that it is a defective spot
from which his hallucinations ema
nate, and if .not too far gone it
might cause him to keep his mouth
shut to the joy of the rest of the
The edifor received a ppecbl in
vitation to visit the opening of Con
cord's beautiful millinery stores, and
gladly responded. He does not
pride hiuidelf on the best of taste for
the crowning touched of uai lire's
crowning work, out h-; ventures to
say ihii Miss Nannie Alexander and
Miss Moliie Bracheu both have
stocks of headgear goods tbat would
make an ugly girl pretty and a
pretty girl prettier. These stocks
are cenainly very beautiful and are
well up at the head.
We are sorry to learn that Mt
Pieaeant'd most venerable citizen,
Col. John Shimpoch, has suffered
another stroke of paralysis recently
and is now filling out life's lingering
decline with little to make life de
sirable. The Colonel has pissed
man's allotod years, and by reason of
etrength has eyen passed hid four
score years, yet with vitality oi body
and mind that keeps at bay the an
gel of death, the struggle of nature
ar.ir.st nature leaves little of life's
Mr. Tom Watson is trying to
claim that it was the understanding
ing that Sewall was to Iv? taken
down and now implies a threat of
Bryan's defeat if Chairman Jones
does not attend to that little mat
ter. Mr. Watson does not know
that Populists are not all so erratic
and contentious. We have a num
ber, and we think a goodly number
in Cabarrus who had determined
before the fusion to vote straight
out for Bryan and Sawall. There
is little doubt that Bryan and
Sewall could have had a heavier
vote than Bryan and Watson. But
of course Mr. Watson can't see it
Hon. Tom Reed says he does not
like campaigning; it is too much
like doing "penance" for him. We
are not surprised at this. It is no
easy matter for a man who requires
so much belly band as Tom does to
transport himself around. Morn
A man may dress as well as his
own good judgment and the assist
ance of an artistic tailor may elect.
He may take his ''tubs" but if his
digestive organs are out of order, he
will have an unwholesome appear
ance. His complexion and the
white of his eyes will have a yellow
ish cast. His tongue wiil be coated,
appetite poor, his teeth rusty, his
breath abominable. He is one big,
unmistakable sign of constipation.
The quickest, surest, easiest way to
cure this trouble is to take Dr.
Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. They are
made of refined, concentrated vege
table extracts. Nothing in the leact
harmful enters into their composi
tion. They hunt down all impuri
ties, and "make them move on."
They are the product of many
years' study and practice. Dr. Pierce
cannot aflord to put forth a worth
Address with 21 cents in one-cent
stamps, to cover cost of mailing
only, World's Dispensary Medical
Association, Buffalo, N. Y., and get
a free copy of the "Medical Adviser."
Help Wanted yemalc.
610 to 818 per week to Men and j
vv omen lor easy home work. No
books or canvassing. No experi
ence. Bona fide offer. No catch.
Send Btamp for work and particu
lars. E. Herrman, 213 South Sixth
Street, Philadelphia, Pa. o31
A 25.000 Fire at Wilmlnffton.
Wilmington, N. C, Sept. 30
Fire along the river front, Tuesday
night, destroyed several naval store?,
sheds and whaives, with some 8,000
barrels ot rosin and a few casks of
spirits of turpentine. Tne loss is
estimated at about $25,000; fully
The Swedish barqaentine, Ver
dani, with a cargo ot 2 G85 barrels
of rosin for Manchester, England,
lying at one of the wharves, burned
to the water's edge and sank.
A Natural Deaili.
"What does it mean, pop, when
the papers say a person died a natural
'YYheii a mm dies a natu-al
death, Bobbie, it means that he died
without medical assistance."
Fifty Years Ago
Tresident Polk in the White House chair,
While in Lowell was Doctor Ayer;
Loth were busy for human weal
One to govern and one to heal.
And, as a president's power of will
E( i:v ti;ncs depends on a liver-pill,
'r. Folk took Aycr's 1'ills I trow
For his liver, 50 ytcrs ago.
Aycr's Cathartic Pills
were designed to supply a
model purgative to people who
hcid so long injured themselves
with griping medicines. Being
carefully prepared and their in
gredients adjusted to the exact
necessities of the bowels and
liver, their popularity was in
stantaneous. That this popu
larity has been maintained is
well marked in the medal
awarded these pills at the
World's Fair 1893.
50 Years of Cures.
JNO.R- ERWIN. C A. MISENHEIMER
ERWIN & M1SENHEIMEK1
Physicians and Surgeons
Office No. 3. Harty building, op
posite 2nd Presbyterian church.
Charlotte. N. C-
DR. H. C. HERRING
Is again at the
old stand, where
he will be
pleased to see
all who are in
need of hia
C O L!
K L Craven is now receiving:
the best Jellico Lump Coal,
Also superior Hard Coal, Egg
and Stove. Prctmpt attention.
Free delivery. Orders gos
L.M ARCI1EY, M P.
Physician and Surgeon,
Concord, N. C.
OFFICE: ST. CLOUD ANNEX
When in heed ol Fire lusuxance,
call and see us, or nite. We iepre
sent only firstclat ? Borne and For
WOODH HUE & llAJtBIS.
J. F. HURLEY,
tETZERS DRUG STORE.
colored shirty 28 cts.
Club house ties 5
Sox 4 cents to 40 cts.
Ladies black hose 4
cents to 37' cents.
Ladies 35 inch
Hermsdorf Opera hose
Ladies white collars
10 cent, cuffs 18 cts.
Ladies silvered or
black bone shirt waist
buttons 5 cts per doz.
Ladies black silk
watch guards 10 cts.
Chair seats 3 to 5 cts
Wire hair brushes 8
Royal talcum pow
der at 3 for 25 cents.
Handkerchiefs 1 ct
to 37s cts each.
Mens caps 10 cents,
hats 23 cts up.
for 1 cent, or better
ones 1 cent. .
Sewing machine oil
5 cts per bottle.
Towels 4 cts up.
Shaving brushes 3
Garter elastic 2 cts
per yard up.
White tape 1 ct per
and Ts 2 doz-
for i cent, improved 1
cent per dozen.
The , best colored
spool cotton made at
Tooth brushes 2 cts
Shoe blacking 1 cent
Six dozen shirt but
tons for 1 cent.
Three lead pencils
for 1 cent.
Combs 3 cents up.
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