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Q EN D. BARRIER & SON,
Editors and Proprietors.
AS. P. COOK,
OF IN BHiCK
V-TiLLIA&l JENNINGS 13 tt Y AN.
FOK VICE PRESIDENT.
J FOK GOVERNOR,
CYRUS B. WATSON
YOU LI EU1 EN ANT GOVERNOR,'
Til OS. W. MASON
-?dll SECRETARY OF STATE,
UIIAS. M. COOKE
; D'i T.iKASUR,
13, F. AYCOCK
C F WAYNE.
a)- "t. FUKMAN
OF I; 'C MEE.
; 'i'TOKNEY GENERAL,
FRANK J. OSBORNE
f".F Si ECKLENRURG
U I' ! ' N T E NT 1 ) F NT OF PUBLIC
; V -jTitircTlON,
Mi .i -fsOCI ATE JUSTICES,
A.. C. AVEUY, of Burke,
G,o. BJiOWN, of Beaufort.
CJ.UiLfc.S FliOil Till CONGRES
: " -VL DISTRICT.
A.iU I, J. PEMBERTON.
T-' " ! i i J : f.T . T K S E N A T E ,
C. 1). BAUIUNUEtt.
FOR THE HOUSE,
M. F. NESBIT.
T.'IOMAS J. WHITE.
;R REGISTER OF DEEDS,
JOHN K. PATTERSON.
CALEB W. SWINK,
V. H. BOST.
JOHN II. LONG.
O'lARLES A. SHERWOOD.
"vV: IL PROPST, J. S. HARRIS, M.L
CONCORD, OCT., 2G, 1896.
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"Ir. Shuford spoke to more empty
sie&te last mght in the court house
Ttfean any speaker we have heard in
Ti&ie campaign since it has gotten
"swell under way.
The Standard did not get the
'iiGuai courteous request to note his
peaking but inquired to be sure it
-s?rs3 right in announcing: his coming.
Mr. Shuford never lacks seltcon-
?6.ence and is never in want of
rioaiething to bemean Democrats
: ;Wat, though as if to give weight to
us malignity he savs he used to be
:ss, Democrat. .He stands up and de
-trends fusion with Republicans on
-the ground that it is better to vote
lor an avowed gold standard Repub
Mean for United State3 Senator
thau .o vote with Democrats to elect
free coinage advocate for United
states' Senator, for they deceive a
!r ody. He frankly confessed thit
vi sion with Republicans was some
.v kit inconsistent, but the "Denic-
a; .. Ut- olv.' juiaii 3 all incon
. .; ibixncy, c-t course.
1.1 r. Cleveland is the scapegoat
cr liii leaving the Democratic party,
the present administration of
-ourse piled up the $2G2,000,000
re-ad debt. Purblind as many more
j.-ii his ilk he does not seem to res
member that the President w; dia
charging his duty us he s.tw n, and
tried to be relieved of the necessity
of it. Wh-;n the President acted ?o
b idly it is a wonder that home ;f his
gaily haters did not impeach huu.
But The Standard does not
want to be nevere on Mr. Shuford
about the administration; it is fash
ionable and dons Magnificence to
miny a speech that wen Id seem
time without this ringing touch.
Mr. Shuiord did not do 3 b id or
the money question; it was sihout
like most ordinary t-lr jrts and teemed
to have some pretty zooi stul! in V.
His record st-emed qui'e enviable
and we don't understand how our
Populist friends m Cabarrus drop
ped into the error of not wanting to
re-ncmh.-v him. There seemed i
quite a current against him in con
vention, but we could not Cud out
just what was the matter. They
oimply whispered to us "we have our
After the Congressional conven
tion hud noruinaUu iiini The
Standard -.;akcd u ropulnt iricLi',
'a long, keen good one," why Mr.
Shuford got (he nomination.
"Well," said he, "the Rowan delega
tion was the strongest in the dis
trict, and they reared that LC Cald
well miLit be nominated, and they
threw nil their Btrougti. lor Mr.
Shuford as the better c; t.-n fwo
and he was nomiua'eu cn the first
Mr. Shuford beum-si quite (.is.-.:;-
pointed at not getting a j i n t can
vass with Mr. Pemberron Mil -.virb
the aid of Mr. M H II Caldwell to
tell of liia t.peneuc" at Albemarle
made it look like Mr. Perberton
was afraid of a ioint cinvass with
We must do the epcak-r the jui
tice to say that he did not speak a
word against the Republicans
That's right; look for a shilling
mark to throw mud on. There is
room to misrepresent Democrats.
Towers are measured by their snad
ows, great men by their calumnia
The crowd, not large at Grst, grew
smaller and smaller till it was rather
a formality to thank an attentive
audience. He wisely put in h;s
false and unscrupulous charges of
deceit and hypocricy against the
Democracy in the first of his speech
or they would have fallen on still
It was rather ccld comfort for
Mr. Shuford, just as it should ha'se
If Mr. Hileman is to represent the
people in the legislature he should
tell them how he is going to vote on
the silver question, if not, they can
vote for a man who will.
We asked for the news from the
county campaign. Well, said one,
there is not much, but Hileman
won't come squarely out and say
whether he vail or will not vote for
a free silver Senator.
It is a singular fact that every
Democratic candidate is willing to
place himself on record v.3 to voting
for a free coinage Senator, but now
our Populiet3 say yen &rc too parti
cular about thi3 matter. Yet ithey
say they are the best frier.di to sil- '
ver and that Democrats rj not to
Mr. Shuford told the people that
there was Dot eo much in free coin
uge a3 some thought. re believe
he i3 right in this but the Populists
profess to be the daddy of the free
'ver ,yoment and;have seemed to
think all the evil was in the gold
standard ana that all the relief is
in the free coinage of silver. It
lookd like b t ting upon a great de
m n-I joir. the tim you miht get
it ir you wouiu sue.
hjvitohed aythit Dr. Tanner, j
the m-iti who fadted forty days some!
yeavd ao, - as ceneuiuea m a our. - j
ni btiiidin (jnir. rec- n iy. j
Fifty Years Ago.
frr.ridcr.t Tcllz iu the White House chair,
W hile iu Lowell was Doctor Ayer ;
Hoth were busy for huraau weal
Ojio to govern and one to heal.
And, as a president's power of will
Sometimes depends on a liver-pill,
IvTr. TolL took Ayer's rills I trow
J'or his liver, 0 years ago.
were designed to supply a
ii:,o..lJ. purgative to people who
had .- ion;; injured themselves
with griping medicines. Being
carefully prepared and their in
gredients adjusted to the esact
necessities cf the bowels and
liver, their popularity was in
s teLiieous. That this popu-l:-:tLy
I-as been naintained is
well marked in the medal
awarded theso pills at the
Vcrld's Fair 1893.
50 Years cf Cures.
Will keep in stock FOUR
GRADES of Domestic Coal
for Stoves, Grates, Furnaces
and Shop use. Hard and soft.
Best Jelltco Coal
at $4.25 per ton and upwards
See him before placing your
The taxes for the year 1896 are
now due and the book has been
placed in my hands for collection.
All persons owing the same are
hereby notified that prompt pay
ment will be expected. Call on me
at my office in the town hall, oppo
site court house. J. L. Boger,
Town Tax Collector.
Oct. 15th 1896. tf
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JNO. R. ERVIN. C A. MISENHEIMER
ERWIN & MISENHEIMER
Physicians and Surgeons
Ohieo No. 3. Harty buildiasr, fop
noait-o 2nd rresbytoriaD;jfe church.
Charlotte. N C
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25 pieces of S:dk Velvet and Plash, worth. 7.V to
21 pieces of Velveteen, worth BO to 40 cants a v..r
27 pieces of Silk for -Blurt Waists, Tririumaixs
2o to 5c a Yard.
Unbleached Sheeting, i.i lengths of 6 yards ar:;i nn,.
121 CENTS PER. POUND.
colored' shirts 28 cts.
Grab house ties 5
Sox 4 cents to 40 cts.
Ladies black hose 4
ce?jts to 37s cents.
Ladies 35 inch
Ilermsdorf 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 37J cts each.
Mens caps 10 cents,
hats 23 cts up. !
for 1 cc:c. c
ones 1 ceirc.
' Sewing inachiBe c ;
5 cts per bottle.
Towels 4 cts iiij.
Shaving brushes 3
Garter elastic 2 cts
per yard up.
White tape 1 ct per
Hooks and Ts 2 doz.
fori 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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