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C0NC011D, N. C, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1S99.
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3H M YVS LIHTL'KE.
ANTHONY GRISS03I DEAD.
Clias. Freeman Pardoned.
viis and Pathdii He Appeals Hotly Servant of Three Wars A Darkey ' At the term of Superior court
:i;reat Power A-jainst Certain of the Good Old Tydp. here last April a negro named!
Anthony Grissom, tho octoge- i lulh" loemau was convicted lor
.Too Muudav had a narian darkov who m-oudlv ' sellmg wkey and was sen-
house Sunday evening at formed one of the Cabarrus con-! tenced to the chaingang for
Hall to hear his lecture tinSont to tho Veteran's Reunion ' e1 months. On Sunday
Those who, like tho s servea m ms i t ..
last war and is now, we trust, lJcUUOn irom uov- aniei kus
more then ever happy in his last ! sel1 and Chas- Freeman is now
: . expected to hear a lec
' riroly on the dark doings
discreet and licentious men
' realized their expecta
A very slight modifica-
reunion which has no breaking
He was the first negro that Dr.
,,mld have made the lecture he told the writer) & followed
as suuaoie lor a promis- him through three Avars, viz :
audience. He preluded the the Florida Indian war of 1835,
lo.tu ro with a Bible reading from the Mexican war and the great
tin. r.ih chapter of Mark. civil war between the states.
Hp said ho would not preach Anthony was one of the good
in- would lecture, for in a lec- old-time darkies that inspired
-.:.v wider latitude is allowed for some of our most lasting and pa
th., humorous. This "was evident- thctic songs and was the glory of
iV necessary and if it had not Henry Grady's most eloquent
iven the Sabbath it would have flights. To his latest day he
m,vu all the better for a bora would lift his hat and salute his
dramatist ho readily convulses J white friends with such cheerful
an audience with side-splitting politeness as to mako it a nWs.
ure to meet him.
Such was the attachment be
tween him and his former master
that they were nover parted on
account of the emancipation,
and, on the death of the master,
Anthony found himself a lifetime
possesser of fifty acres of the
homestead. This is now owned
by Mr. D B Coltrane and he will
leave the aged widow in full pos
session while she lives.
She too is so esteemed by her
old mistress who now lives in
Atlanta that occasionally she
visits Mrs. Mills, at the latter's
expense, and the telegram, an
nouncing the sudden death of
her aged and faithful husband
last Saturday evening found
her there enjoying again that
tree asram to ride his vellow
framed wheel through our
He Will Lecture Again Tonight.
Rev. Joe Muriday, the lecturer,
will again deliver one of his dis
courses tonight in Caton's hall,
his subject being "There's a
Bran' New Baby in Town." He
asks us to state that the admis
sion fee for all is 10 cents, $5.00
apiece for every baby under
three months of age and $11.G5
apiece for all dogs.
Hp has a voice like a Stentor
u:;d being of that nervous tem
?; mmt which has formerly
:::ade him an easy prey to vices
against which he appeals with
telling pathos, he is a very attrac
tive speaker. Parts of his lec
would be well to take up
aril pass from ear to ear.
The basis of his lecture was
tho man healed of his mania,
' -iothed and in his right mind.
Hp maintained that vice enter
dii :C and harbored in the mind
incomes a mania that leads to
He said that he who wins the
love of a pure iwoman gets
himself the richest boon
- i all earth's varied gifts. But
e-l he to the young men, you
::.;ty cherish unchaste thoughts
' ' you are unfit to grasp tho
V of a lady, for you can't do
u in purity of mind. He
;!('d for the mania of out-
. - " eat blacken our records
5 his source or starting
To Give a Concern roniglit.
Miss Johnson, who is visiting
Mrs. Boykin, has at the solicita
tion of some music lovers of our
town, kindly consented to give
an impromptu concert tonight at
the St. Cloud.
BEST PRESCRIPTION FOR
and fever is a bottle c Grove's Taste
less Chill Tonic. Never fails to cure;
Then why experiment with worthless
imitation? Price 50 cents. Your
toonev back if it fails to cure.
fl 8UPENBE ASSORTMENT !
The predoD mating feature 0f this dsess
goods stock is the vastness of the assortment.
There s hardly a taste that can not be suited
because the variety embraces every bvlish
weave and fashionable coloring
Fine assortment of sMrting
goods Crepons in black and col
ors as well as the new Golf Plaids
all moderately pricedfrom 48
to $1.50 per yard.
Mr. C E Mills, of Salisbury,
was here today.
Clarence Connelly spent yes
terday in Charlotte.
Prof. W Baker, the optician,
of Charlotte, arrived here this
Mrs. A N James returned
from Charlotte this morning and
is .visiting her sister, Mrs. M L
-Miss Minnie Johnson, of
Raleigh, arrived here Sunday
morning to visit her friend, Mrs.
Boykin. She is on her way to
Converse College where she
Our fall Silks and Velvets are
here m all their beauty- TafFetta sks at
49c, 75c. and 98c- per yard. Our line of
Waist silks at 48c, 75c. and 98c. per yard
are beyond descri -tion. Velvets in almost
any shade desirable.
Messrs. Sam King and Gray
Barber, of Charlotte, spent a few
hours here last night. Mr. Bar
ber is on his way to Elon College
where he accepts a position as
bookkeeper at a cotton mill.
A THOUSAND TONGUES
i r'milrJ Tinf Yrvrpfcci flip TVinf.Mfo if
I She is the second or the throe Annie E. prmser, of 1125 Howard sr,.
",iored that married men i North Carolinians, who lns Phihidphm. Pn . when she found thut
1-4 4-n rrvuliritpd fin tho violin at tho Ur. iviusr'ri .ew uiccovcry ior uo7i&um-
ihorinvrhastilytdlamania.giaauatca on rnc loim, ii lho tion had Cl,mpl(ltelv cured her mckiL-
' '"-ip into cornors of vice j oston Conservatory. She is an h tmt for inade years had made
LU , ! accomplished musician. She has l,fe a burden. All other remedies and
u lviiess irom winch triey I (jrht af Peace Institute and is ! doctors conhi izive her
,!-,iveu1ov,.y,conrt,l-i;!OV7 on her W to Converse j iJJZ
:ito bosoms befouled I Colle
embrace of vile im-
no help, but yhe
ure ''it soon re-
to teach music on the j ow alpfin soundlv. somethinir I can
violin. She Will use this even- - scarcely reuiembcr doing belorc. I
i-,rr V. nv fjimmiR Cremona vio m. i reel liKe sounainjr us praises tnrougu-
So will every one
i i i noi rulss VU11 wlA1U1' i"-'-1 who 8 Dr. Kinsr's New Discovery
drmk craze he appealed j at lho ilistitute, will add the . for any tr0uble of the Throat, Chest or
mon tbnt it is their'm-m nf liw voire and instru- Lunes. Price 50c. and $1.00. Trial
Uiey have liquor lib-j mental music on the piano.
. said he, it carries on
Mice ' bottles free at retzer's Drujr Store
, ! T?Cei Pninnhpll and Miss Rose . every bottIC uarftntet a-
wi, said he, it carries only - II" ,.;u
: Hams win. Kinuiy cuiitxiuuLu hk,
-rty as will wreck youi- tQ tho enjoyment of
'M!: the heart ot your , the audieuce. ji
:nid best friend, a good; The concert will be given at j A
'"nen the furrows of care ' ths St. Cloud hotel tonight. The i f
r-ntai faces; humilate and admission fee will be 25 cents.
This is a department much neg
lected by many merchants. We
can fill every little want. We
handle the very best qualities
such as we can reccommend and
guarantee as to color, etc. All
shades of Oriental and Near silks
at 15c. and 25c. yd. Percalines,
Selicina, Wiggin, Haircloth, Can
vas, both linen and cotton, Crino
line, Buckrum, Elastic Duel:, and
anything else you want in ths way
At last the carpenters are away.
Needed changes have been made
throughout the store. Our fall
and winter stock of Dry Goods,
Notions, etc., are in and v-re invite
you to look over our autumn
rks & Conn
' inde and interest in you . q thQ southboimd lOCal
! ' bo esteemed. ; )assenger train was delayed un-
': 'l no charge was made for til after the middle of the after
Monthe Whirev snid thnt iihrni todav CMondav) on account
of a freight car of tho local j
.... ""'J J-- T A-x
!i"s in ashes from accident
'M ,';i' im to reinstate himself the delay
;i 1 Sort able home. He took was done.
i , . M a : i i n
t ii'Mi ni "viiicii nis ap
''"ere probably a bit more
' ' i Iimii would beappreciated
!,: '"'df!- siKdieircumstances.
havH b.; otrictly in it for the past three
weeks. Wo are xpec.tin fjvery day another
freight being derailed. The m
nhiiW tr rpt tho caw back on the
hes, through financial lr.lcvas"the greatest cause of
Not much damage
'11 lh'own and Messrs.
loung and Leonard Boyd
. "(,s1erday in Salisbury .
A FIIIGHTFCJ L BLNDEUR
Will often cause a horrible Burn,
-cald, Cut or bruise. Eueklen's Arnica
Salve, the best in the world, will km the
lv lieal it. Cures Old
' I .
cts. a box.
Cure guaranteed. Sold at ceizers
Oar of Furniture,
hores, Fever 8ores, Ulcrrs, J
ous, Uorns, all Skin fcirupti
Pile cure on earty. Only 25
Car of Stoves, Car of SpriE, and last, but not
leaet, Car of Chairs.
j It keeps us moyin but v.v art- ip.ovcrs, jou know, ind if yr?n
'will keep your eyes on the southeast corner of the Mist page of The
I Standard we will keep you posted follow -our mstmetiou, vo will
do the rest. Come and see if we don't.
! BELL HARRIS & CO.
id i i
P. f. Like the udller o: i
tho iwcki pictures until we can servo cu,
Lu -k at