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Vol. XIII. No. 198
I'tiviit Tour Pnlronsgo Dui-iii;
CONCORD, N. CM FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1896.
Whole NO. 1.577
0 1 "I T
I. - rv patriotic citizen, who de
:;rt s to see our beautiful little city
;V U piuapei, uur ousiness
! oat and in crease in all lines,
1 r ineisil er thai the very beet
necomplish tnis ia to patn-omi-
home merchants. Just
ih- holiday tivnle is opening up,
h-8 a little money laid
:o imike Christmas presents to
1 i the heart of some friend or
! n during thes? ryous days,
-vrr bin ll this sum may be, let
r.nit with our own merchants,
:;;v" tm ploy meat to so many of
voan people, and who deserve
onr t itronage by reason of the fact
- ; v have endeavored to lay in
1 s of Xmas goods to please all
i i. n AT ...
3 a n yuu an purses. iuu
:r..jast as nice a present for
r wife, your child or your best
i;,-ht here in Concord as you
-nvwhere, and the mere fact
rh u you Si t d to a distance for your
X 'i::i3 nooda does not make them
one whit better. Oar merchants
V-.ve 1 a i 1 in unusually extensive
Lfh'hiv stocks and no matter in
what line your taste may ruD, you
ran be suited here a well as else
where. Patronize your home insit.
ticnp, keep what money you have
at home, and it will eventually come
kick to vou.
Whi n bilious or costive, eat a Cap
caret, candy cathartic, cure guaran
teed, 10c, 25c.
Work 18 steadily going on in the
neighborhood of the depot on the
old plank road, or West Corbin
street, and it will soon be one of the
best streets in the city. The hill
beyond the roller mills has been cut
down several feet and the dirt from
thre 13 bein distributed in various
Prts of the city, where improve
in cut 3 are moat needed. Many frog
ootids and mud holes are being filled
in, and oar streets will be in good
winter sets in. Our
commissioners are doinr some good
and timely work in this line.
The Facts Tliat Doctors
frequently advise change of air and
cm ate to thope Buttering irom ca
h nroof that catarrh ia a loca
! fli'nntin disease. Therefore
-n leave home and busi
you should use Ely's Cream
A pplied directly to the seat
:- -'e, it eflects instant re
' ; satisfactory cure after
nuance. No mercury
Will Enihraco Fifty Principal Cities
- Will Pay im lvep s50,C0.
Atlanta, Ga, D,c. 9. The itin
erary for the lecture tour of Hon.
William J Bryan, though not posi
tively fixed, is practically arranged.
Mr. Alexander Comstock, who has
entire charge of arranging the tour,
I ops spent a busy week of it t hn
headquarters in the Kimbal house,
It has been definitely decided to
begin the tour from thia city. At
lama has the honor of he Aiiug Mr
Bryan's mi'ial lecture. I: h prob
able that the tabernacle will ued
for the purpose, though this has not
been decided upon definitely
.The opening lecture will be deliv
ered here cn the niiiht of January
5th. Mr. Brvan will cnrp.fi in Atl
anta direct from his home in Lin
From Atlanta Mr. Bryan will go
o Nashville, and then, m all prob
ability, to the following cities, uu-
e83 there is some unexpected change
in the arrangements:
Memphis, Little Kock, Dallas,
Austin, San Antonio, Houston, New
Orleans, Mobile, Birmingham, Jack
sonville, Savannah, Charleston, Au
gusta, Columbia, Richmond, Louis
ville, Evausville, St. Louis, Indian
apolis, Cincinnati, Columbus, W heel
ing, PiUsburg, Washingtoa, 15alti-
more, Albany, Buffalo, Cleveland,
Detroit,, Chicago,. Milwaukee, St.
Paul, Des Moines, Omaha, Kansas
City, Denver, Salt Lake City, Butte,
Portland, San Francisco ami Los
To questions , regarding - the re
muneration that Mr. Bryan was to
receive, Mr. Comstock declined to
reply, saying that the terms pf the
contract were pj-ivate; but, from re
liable sources, it is learned that'the
much heralded press report of $50,
000 for fifty lectures is below the
mark; Mr. Bryan gets more than
thi. The figure is suuh a handsome
one than Mr. Bryan's many disap
pointed admirers may take some con
eolation in the fact that before the
dawn of the coming inaaural day
their defeated but not vanquished
champion will have earned an
amount almost equal to the yearly
salary of th President of the United
States. This amount will place Mr.
Bryan, who is now a poor man, in
sufficiently independent circum-
. i i l in
stances to enable mm ro oevoce uia
time and labor to the cherished
ciuse of bi-niera'.lism. Press Visitor.
NORTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE.
W. Duke t.Ives Trinity College $100,-000--Women
Today's Charlotte Observer, in a
special from Kington, siys :
Conference met at 0 o'clock.
Af-.er devotiodil exercises business
was resumed. Dr. W W Smith, of
the board of education of the Meth
odist Episcopal church, South, was
B C Thompson, R H Willis and
A J Groves, of the Durham and
Albert Barnes, of the Washington
district, were admitted on trial.
S A Cotton, ft T Wyctie and Ru
fus Bradley wi re ehced deacons.
Edwin Kelly was located at his
own request, on account of poor j
D N Caving, J H F.izril, T H
Sutton, W A Jenkins, M T Plyier,
J P Pate, J L Romley, S T Moyle,
J W Wallace. II E Tripp and A L
Ormopd, wi-re elected elders.
J T Ksndr.li asked for re-admis
sion into the conference, tut grave
charges being made against his char
acter a leu, -thy discussion followed,
participated in by ministers and lay
men, and he was not readmitted.
Fifth street church, Wilmington,
carries a large debt, but is in better
condition now than for years. A
resolution was adopted requesting
aicl from the boar.d of. church extens
aioA for enough money to meet the
interest,. $560, until the debt is paid.
I Dr . Kilgo; read a fetter "irdni -W
Dake, pf Durham, saying that he
will w 100,000 to Trmity Col
lege, provided ei,women be-admitted
into the. college (jp equal terms with
meq. Aommitteef will', express
th nks to Mr Duke and also the
agreement of the Conference to ac
cept his proposition.
; - Electric Bftters.
Electrio "Bittera , is ' a medicine
suited fbrny season; but perhaps
more generally needed, when the
languid exhausted feeling prevails,
when the liver is torpid and slug
gish and the need of a tonic and
alterative is felt. A prompt use of
this medicine has often averted
long an 1 perhaps falal bilious fevers
Nu medicine will act more surely in
counteracting and freeing the system
from the malar- poison. Headache
indigestion, constipation, dizziness
yields to Electric Bitters. 50c and
81 00 per bottle at Fetzer' Drug
Clothing - i -Cannon
s -- ft an
No donbt-about if we are better fixed to
tlease-rou in Clothin jthanlwe ;have ever
i's Suits, late
Suits, latest and
- Children's! Suits,
.i:? dri1 is containei
t- ?';,i2it Wills roiiimerei.il
rr.cn never give Con
by. This is a favorite
- with all the knights
r:ot orv because oi toe
-y fad; i lies ou
: ;-p?a3 they
I: - :id from r
i-y tl'iy. i'i'Ley lil
. i jplo of Concoid, acJ
y .-v: 'n made to feel at home
t up, ami agnin they all
:'h us that our little city
re pretty girls to the square
n any town in the State.
" I "Wfflfl O 41
For Infants and Children.
lie Uave It Up.
Papa, don't fijhes have legs ?"
"They do not,' answered ppc
"Why don't they, papa ?"
Because fishes swim and don'"
The sm:.'ll boy was silent for a
few minutes and papa forgot about
hi? question. Then he smiI :
CiPapa, due'va have lef s don't
We gnarantee to save ou'mone.
S - AWB - FURNISH
HATS AND CAPS FOR EVERYBODY.
CANNONS & FETZ ZR
Election returns are'nothing compared to the re
suits you receive by trading with Dry & Wachwortlt,
who are wide awake and uptodate. People are apt
to believe what they see and the Doubting Thomases
can be quickly convinced of the truthfulness and
correctness of what we, say by calling at onc. 'Tis
only a fewjdays till 'Xmaa and everybody is begin
ningtolook around for Santa Claus. His heud
quarters this time are at the
He says if you like comfort and ease buy ouef ,
& Wadsworth's BiQ cocking Chairs or iue Ladio
sizes for your wife. Or if you want to sleep well and
rest easy buy one of the Raleigh Wire Spring Mat
tresses, best m the world, or one of the iianjonst
lounges. They have them at all price3 from ?4,00 to
$25, and to make your parlor look np-todate and
in style buy a parlor suit and to lit up a room nicoly
buy one of these handsome suits, the prices are loy.
axativeBromo Quinine Tab
All A ata refund the
i foil 3 f n nnro 2O0.
JY; i-Ten whv don't flahes haye legs
r j if ducks do? Or, why den'c ducks
i:o'.r?5 n-H.' not have l:- if fishes don't ?"
The old dnmuiv pnner ;0acr, i t-apa gave ii up i eainuu u eeA
which 1 1-3 stood, on the ?i-etrack ac j
until it h f3 fallen into
the "V-" fcr
decav, io bcintf used just no-7 as a; T pest $MVi
L-ui.TniiT h'Mio bv the iiuv.iy tram i; 3 1 fni. Hrni. Sr. T7!c?r?.
11..14 J . . i
r-nnor.i-.l PiirtiP ! Hlvnrti. S :-Ver oOI'-6. j ette) U . " ft I' f;e !
m the' Sunn v South. In it are an
imnro vised Etave i.nd ltd 5 of ttraw,
Y sir, We have everything in thy f nriiiturt
m. v ii .j Z-z i -i
OJ'riiio ol an uesui ipLiou4. i;u;-s t n
stylp. Big lot of Pictures, Window Slin
tnin Polls, Ladies1 Desks, Office De;--f. VT
Side-boards, China C!-"et? and evej-y hi - y
Iiottip pleasant and a wife happy.
toddy and during the holidays v. e proV)',-
each cash 'ui rv Sor a nice and useful 'pi- r
niture, consisr;g of Hat P cks, Musk;
S h I I
an-u . .isu r:;:-!!!, .uoojv on elves, Uornei' Hr:i
and Weary Waggles makea himself
Comfortable here, without fear cf
Hands, Chilblamp, (Jorns and. au I
Skin Eruptions, and positively cares j
Piles or r.o pay requi-eu. it is
crnaranteed to give etatiefnetion or
rnonev refunded. Price 25 cents per
t Ulo LrO.'
r f i
interruption by the police, and lays j box For sale at P B Fetzer's Drug
himself down to rest and dream oljblort?
a land where work is no more and For Rent.
be may forever
bask in eternal
Dr. Miles' Pain Pilla stop Headache.
Furnished rooms, suitable for
gentlemen. Terms very reasonable.
Apply at this efflcc. dl2
ots, etc jhls i
The pi ices of the articles meantime ai
from 15 cents to G. The value of the )rcsent will
be governed by the amount of the cash -purchase.
These sales will continue until the above mentioned
articles have all been given out. Come at once and
get the choice presents,
Yours to Please,
7? ft TO 1D