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CONCOHD, N. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1899.
SiEe Copy u Cc.is
A YOUXfi DEAD.
HIS SECOND FIRE.
THE FIRST MONTH.
Death Hobs Mr. Walt Barrinser and Mr. Wra. Bradford's Barn Burned j Report of tho Graded School for the
Wife of Their Eldest Son-Had
Reached the Ajre of Nineteen Years.
Death visited the homo of Mr.
Wednesday Nijrlit -Two Fine Mules
and a Horse Perish In the Flames.
On Wednesday night numbers
AYattlarriner in No 9 township noticed the reilection on the sky
bbin them of tho oldest child of a large fire west of here. It
homo Wednesday night, was the barn of Mr. Wm. Brad-
Just as he was leaving the days ford burnhig. Mr. Bradford
of youth and preparing himself lives in Mecklenburg county
for the journey of life, con- just across the Cabarrus county
sumption gained a hold upon his line a short distance,
body, which meant death. i Some one from in tha
Month of September.
Tho following is the report of
the graded school, for Septem
ber: Central Building.
Boys 184.. girls 178, total 302';
per cent, of attendance 90; tardy
32; truant 1; punished 9: visitors
Ho was 19 years of age. Last borhood brought the news here.
winter he had a severe case of His large barn was burned, truant 0; punished 0
"I , , "I 1
la rrho. Ho never recovered and two line mules ana one norse ,
i i.. 4Vi-n if mifl tho nkn wfro. pnnsnmorl. (
COinpiOU'iv J""u lu v ..ww
severer 'disease gained hold.; This is the second lire that has
ho had boon visited Mr. Bradford. Numbers
coiiiiisod to his
Bovs 33. firlss 34. tnfnl R7- -npv
cent, of attendance 85; tardy G; , uuimyi
... , , you. A good newspaper is as
; visnors 0. ;i , , 1 1
Your Home Paper.
You may be able to get a large
city paper filled with murders,
cock fights, scandal cases, etc.,
for less money than you pay for
your local paper, but these city
papers never advertise your
community and make the prop
erty more valuable. They do
not help along your schools,
churches and public enterprises;
they do not publish your home
news; they say nothing good of
you, your town, or your neigh
is as much
Hd. 'of years ago a tire robbed mm
will be interrod ' of a considerable amount of COt-
at Poplar Tent tomorrow.
ton, ei e
j Luther Overcash Cai iiaed.
To Ho Married Tonight.. ( For quito a whUe Sheriff Peck
This evening at 8 o'clock in the ( has had pai)ers against Luther
Baptist church Miss Jennie Overcash, of the Western part of
Sapp. of this place,, and Rev. J E ; our county, whoMs wanted for car-
M Davviipcrt. ol Lomicck, . ryhiir a concealed weapon. But ho
C. will be united in marriage by
KV . ti ::vy Hogv . Mrs. F V
r!;n-i ; r, Mrs. Chas. Brown,
.,1 ... Courlev, and Mr. Wade
Kimball, relatives of the bride,
arriyod tins morning from Salis
bury. The bride and groom will
leaw tomorrow morning.
is captured u-
tried at tho comincr term
court. He was captured Wednes
day evening by Jailer Townsend
and Mr. Billy Caldwell.
Mr. Mark Morrison to Wed.'
Sometime ago we hinted the
fact that Harrisburg was soon to
have one of its citizens lead a
married life. It will be on the
25th of this month at Clifton. S.
C. The party is Mr. Mark
Morrison who will marry Miss
Williams. Mr. Morrison has
for the last while- been beauti
fying his home at Harrisburg
and is now most comfortably
fixed and congratulations are in
advance deserving to the couple.
At Forest Hill M. D. Church.
A largo number attended the
mooting at Forest H'U Methodist
-:iu hsst night and an increased
amoir interest was mani
fested. Twenty or more rose to
their feet in the comrro ation fori
niiiVor and two came forward.
His Father at the Point of Death.
Mr. M D Schubert will leave to
night for Fostona, O. He has
received the news that his father
is at the point of death. His
f rther is now 87 years of age.
Boys 11, girls -13, total 84; re
cent, of attendance 93; tardy 3;
truant 1; punished 3; visitors 0.
Total for September, 1899, 513.
Toi.al for Sep'e-nber, 1898, 413.
Boys 60, girls 71, total 131"; per
cent . of atten d 'ice 90 : t ard y 1 3 ;
truant 0; punished 8; visitors 37.
Total, colored, September 1899.
..- vd. Member,
C S COLER.
! of advantage to a town or county
as are good schools. Stand by
your home paper, it will stand
by you, and is ever on the look
out for your interest. Selected.
A Forest on lee.
One of the largest forests in
the world stands on ice. It is
situated between Ural and the
Okdotsk sea. A weU was recent
ly dug in that region, when it
was found that at a depth of
300 feet the ground was still
frozen. Times-VI sU-ir.
For O vr Ft iv Vr.ia-M
Mrs. "Winslow'8 Sootlm fr tJvrnp has
been used for over filt.T Jtais by
lions of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success. U
soothes the chiib softens the swci
alla3Ts all psin. ouren wind colic, and is
the best remedy for Diarrhoea. It will
relieve the poor little sufferer immedi
ately. Sold by drusTfristfi in every irt
of the world. Twtnty-five ccnt n 1 t
tle. Be tnre and ask for ''Mr? Win
slows Soothing Si'rup," aDillike no
Four Days of Fiijhtiiii?.
Ther has been more or
activity in the Philippines for
the past several days. It is said
that there; have boon four days of
lighting. Capt. Eldridge, of the
14th Infantry, and Lieut. Grubbs,
of tho Gth, were killed. There
were ten or twelve men killed or
wounded. Three men on an out
post were killed by the enemy.
Gen. Otis says, from lack of due
care or over-confidence in the
natives. A good quantity of
ammunition was captured from
thr4 nomy, but no cannon. The
enemy retreated, as usual, leav
ing nearly 100 dead.
Yellow Fever Still Lingers.
Yellow fever still drags its ex
i-ioiKe. The frost was not ef
fective in the lower latitudes.
The reports are as follows: Jack--on
Mis.. One new case aud one
death. To date 15 caes. five
deaths Mid two recoveries. Now
! v, five new cases and one
v1, ::- 'oy West 27 new case
She Conquered the Germans.
In the Franco-German war the
French hospital at Vendome was
in charge the late Mme. Coralie
Cahen, one of the most noted
nurses of the time. There aided
by two nurses and seven Chris
tian sisters of mercy, she re
ceived thousands of French and
German soldiers. When the
Prussians occupied Vendome,
they wished to hold the hospital
and plant on it the German flag.
But. warned of the enemy's in
tentions, Mme. Cahen, early one
January morning, visited the
Prussian general, who, sur
rounded by his staff, was about
to seize the building.
"Sir," she exclaimed, "we
have received your wounded and
nursed them as though they were
our own. We will continue to
do so, but won will remain in a
French hospital. We will not
have it converted into a German
"Madame, " was the reply, "we
"In the town it maybe; here,
no!" was the answer. "We are
protected by the Rod Cross and
the French flag. You have no
right to touch eUher the one or
She conquered, and from that
day the utmost admiration was
openly evinced for her by the
Germans. San Francisco Argonaut.
Dewey May Ved.
Amid all the notorietv of Ad
miral Dewey, little has been
forth-coming about his domestic
relations. Since his return it is
being gossipped that he is to
marry Mrs. Hazen, the widow of
Gen. Hazen, and sister of Mrs.
John R McLean, whose, hospi
talities he accepted while in
The admiral has been a wid
ower for twenty years. Mrs.
Hazen is said to be wealthy and
very attractive, a genuine society
lady, too. The hero is 02 years
old and will henceforth have lit
tle to do but draw a fine salary
and live in a home given him by
appreciative people. All this,
beside a woman's natural pride
in a husband that everybody is
looking at with admiration,
makes our Dewey a catch whose
wooing few outside of the man
hating class of women would
G W Ould, of Lynchburg.
j Va., is here today.
I Mr. S F Stephens, of Ohar-
I lotte, was here today.
Mr. Jones Yorke went down
to Albemarle this morning.
Mr. Ed. Correll returned
home this morning from Albe
marle. Mrs. S J Durham and little
son returned, to Bessemer this
morning. .. Mr. and Mrs. J M
Odell accompanied her.
Mrs. Ida M Beaic1, of Win
ston, is here today. Mrs. Board
is the authoress of the book, "A
Deserted Wife," which is written
from her own experience.
Fell 1,000 Feet.
Des Moines, la., Oct. 4 Marze
Townsend, of Decorah, la.,
about 20 years old, was killed on
the. Carnival circus grounds this
evening, while attempting a par
chute leap. While up 1,000 feet
m U ie air. the Dar.'ichute failed
3ii a s i he foil to tho earth
Politeness in Hdgrronihe.
i Does tho blarney of the IiTsh j
more than equal that of tha no-( ,
gro? In Ihe following instance,
certainly not: Ellas Carr, Jr.. j
some time ago, so my informant :
tells, oh a warm dusty road, was j
taking a young lady from War-!
renton out to Bracebridge. Tho j
conversation drifted to polite- j
ness, when the lady began to in-;
sist that the negroes in Warren
county were so much more po- '
lite than elsewhere. She was j
persisting in her contention till i
the carriage passed a wagon .
which the two had seen drive out !
of the road when more than one
hundred vards ah nd. As i-:'y
passed the 0. ' er.
Hines, ho dotTo ' his
said, "Howdy . Mi
g 1 rlliUI a
fi 1 17' Hn
1 ' 1 1
With a car of TRCTN'KS.
Car load of vSlOVES.
Car load of CHAIKS
and the Thh J Car of SPRINGS
in the last four months?, ali in tLi-i week
Roddick IZjttfSSSZSCSIZa 2fZ:r2S3 z z?zz&a
stopped, fearin' I ras m:
S j nth-
like astono and was picked up
dead and terribly mangled. A
large crowd saw the accident'.
Tn8 soothing mi n?di?t.
ertis of Ch;"h rla i ;; ?
Remedy, its r:-ie-"iDt r?--prompt
have made it a grt-ut lav)it -ith
the people everywhere. i1or salo
! by M. L. Marsh Co., Druggists.
? I . t any wonder we had to fUureJin the "M iyor'8 C jrt' f jr bl :': JJ
Iil town. Our trade makes , it necessary. Give us your tne'e; thit's p
if what we want. We need new streets and straighten old tonj.s it tuii-ii
mo'.ey to set them and we are .willing to contrit)'ifej'ist keep in busy f
J; . and we won't kick aswe haven't time. 5J
SCTS? 5? C?f?C!r3
We are expecting a Car of Furniture today.
BELL? HARRiS & CO.
P. S. -Sometlrnc" new iL town.
Spring Mittress, The Jjcet in town.
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