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THE WEEKLY STAND AKD is a
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k Lrer circulation in Cabarrus than any
ether pi per. Price SI. 00 per annum in
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Concord, -N. C.
Concord, N. C, Oct. 11.
The Philadelphia Times of
the 9th contains a statement from
London getting forth the English
side of the controrersy with the
Boers of Transvaal ? The article
is very distorting of truth or the
British government has a good
enougn course for the conten
t :;;!.:. F xm the British stand
pom... there could be little pity
for the Boers if subdued, and
complete sovereignty by the
Bri.i&h would mean much more
humanity and progressiveness
:i Xh'- murky portion of the
C V". erfhants importing
American made shoes find a
dru whack in fitting the Cuban
womp". It seems she has a
short ool . high instep and large
calf wuich the American last
maker will have to take into con
siders -.n. "With a slight elon
gation, iiu-.Tvver, which she may
take on with American culture
the Cuban woman will not be a
whit behind her American sister
in p-dal charms.
AsirtONOMErtS say that No
vember will be a neriod )eculiarlv
attended witn meteoric display.
On th' nhrht of the 15th, meteors
will be most conspicuous. It will
occur after midnight. Stick a
peg v' tij date and keep your
eyes open, if you want to see
stars moving without the pain
attending when you strike your
-t ha hammer.
owiinet an J Bonnet.
Take golden ' haze
Of autumn days
A:.d write some rhymes upon
Add "fading year"
And "twilight clear"
You've and October sonnet.
T'ike piece of felt,
C ive it a -relt
And stick a feather on it,
r wenty do;
Lar pnce-maris all!
It's an October bonnet!
SPAIN'S GRE. iol NLED
Mr. K. P. Olivia, of Barcelona,
bpcin, spends his winters at
Aiken, S. C. Weak nerves had
caused severe pains in the back
of his head. Oq using Electric
Bittern, America's greatest blood
and norve remedy, all oon left
i.itn. He says this grand medicine
is what hi coimtry needs. All
America knows that it cures liver
ulu kldub troubles, purifies the
blood, louts up the stomach,
itro;.' ?.r.?. the nerves, puts vim,
vior and new life into every
jins'' nerve and organ of the
body H weak, tired or ailing
you jued it. Every bottie is
iT'r-.inr.tced, only 50c. Sold at
Eetzei's Drug Store.
RUST TO EiitiAU ALi.ilN I'OE.
A bronze bust of Edga ATcn
! Poe was unveiled last. Saturday
at the Lmversity ot Virginia.
Dr. Paul Barringer, an honored
son of Cabarrus, as 'president o:
the faculty, received Lie bast I
from the Foe ALemoriu! xissocia
tion to be held in trust by the
"We note thr.t Dr. Barringer
defends the memory of tho poet
from the charge that he had
been expelled from that school.
The biographer, however,
leaves room to suspect that he
probably but norrowly escaped
He possessed a genius of
which the Amercan people ate
proud, but his vices were hard
Edgar was left an orphan at
an early age. He was adopted
by a wealthy merchant in the
city of Baltimore, by the name of
Allen. He went to school in
London four years, when he re
turned to America and entered
the school that now honors him
He displayed extraordinary
talents, but became too fond of
fast living, and quarreled with
his benefactor till a breach oc
curred and he again went to Eu
rope, where he served in the
Greek army a while and became
very erratic in his life.
He returned to America and
became reconciled with Mr. Al
len and got into "West Point. He
did not act well and he and Mr.
Allen had a permanenT aliena
tion. In 1835 he won a prize
offered by the Baltimore Sunday
Visitor for a romance and poem.
From this on he became editor
and contributor to Miverai liter
ary journals and maggazinos. It
was in 1816 that he wrote 4 'The
Raven," and gave himself a
world-wide reputation. Strange
to say, he received the pitiable
sum of ten dollars for that
' In ISIS he lost hi wife to
whom he had been married two
years. The next year, loK, he
was on his way to New York to
arrange for a second marriage,
but got on a spree and died in
Baltimore, his native city, at the
age of 40 years. It w;.s a case
of genius beclouded with, weak
ness. Original Observations.
Conscience is the
" P oli
of the soul.
W ler is always musl
the fountains play.
Men of might are those who
can help you but won't.
If all the fools wery dead a
great many fakirs would lose
The Lord gets the worst of the
bargain when some people join
The counter irritant is the wo
man who goes shopping but
never buys anything.
The weather has been very
Dewey in New York and "Wash
ington during the past week.
Love is a plant of spontaneous
growth, blooming to perfection
in any soil, and hath all reasons
for its own.
WW n rrrnnt .o,.,v .. , U
jsa ovt-. .11- ii t i '.
farmers it would be if hogs could
follow the old adage of "iaucdi
ana grow iat."
, of ,h, T.oxiu -
ton Dispatch, has gone to St
Louis to attend a meeting of the
executive committee " of thp
National Editors Association.
m tins 11
is tho strongest Natural Lithia
water on the market and has
the endorsement of the most
TinUvl -nlwiir'n7ia of tVlP C'OUntlW
i ill ii r in i k vj v . a vaij.
others. Read what the .noted
Dr. John Hev Williams, oflAshe
ville, has to say for Harris
Asheville, N. C. April 24, 1893.
An extended clinical use of Har
ris Lithia Water prompts me to
the statement that I regard it as
one of the best if not the best,
Lithia Water known t,o the pro
fession. In the condition of
Phosphatic Urine, its action is
marvellous. Its use in the Rheu
matic and County Diseases afford
me more comfort than either the
Buffalo or Londonderry Waters.
Very truly yours,
JOHN HEY WILLIAMS, M. D.
WTe guarantee that one glass of
Harris Lithia carbonated water
will relieve any case, of indiges
tion in one minute or our agent
is authorized to refund you the
monev, or if taken after each
meal will cure the most stubborn
case of indigestion. Why suf
fer when you have the guarantee?
M L Marsh,
Agent for Concord.
A NIGHT OF TERROR.
"Av;f al iviixiety was felt for the
widow of tlie braye General
B u rub am, of Machis, Me., vhen
the doctors said she could not
live till morning," writes Mrs. S.
H. Lincoln, who attended her
that fearful night. "All thought
she must soon die from pneu
monia, but she begged for Dr.
King's New Discovery, saying it
had more than once saved her
life and had cured her of con
sumption. After three small doses
she slept easily all night, and its
further nse completely cured her."
This marvelous medicine is
uuarAn'eed to cure all throat,
chest and luner diseases. Only 50c.
and $1.00. Trial bottles free at
Fetz.Vs Drm.r Store.
To T( a Thorn a Lesson of Honesty.
Some Georgia militiamen on
their way home from New York
acted very badly at Hamlet, N.
C, in taking dinner and scam
pering olf without paying tor it.
The governor of Georgia de
manded of the organizations to
produce the culprits or sutler the
di sgrac o of d i sbandment . He has
authorized an investigation and
an etictual lesson will be given
to some smart rascals.
Atfc i RIGHTFUL BLUNDER
TT7 11 . i ...
in oiten cause a horrible
burn, scald, cut or bruise. Buek
Idn's Arnica Salve, the best in the
world, will kill ' the pain and
promptly heal it. Cure3 old
soret, iyver bores, ulcers, boils,
felons, corns, all skin eruptions.
Beet pile cure on earth. Only
25c. a box. Cure guaranteed.
Sold at Fetzer's Drug Store.
At c meeting of the members of the
Concord Bar he. i the uh day of Oct.,
1890, in the ofiice of the Clerk of the
Superior Court, it was agreed that all
cases be continued, except tho follow
ins: On ThursiUyOci. 1J), 1S9U.
No. IS J. 3 Lsffrrtyyd. Joseph Young,
No. lO-TX T. iford ys. J. R. val-
No. 20 P. yL. Morris A- Son ys. Hum
met Mnnt -nriiprv
i No. 34 Sol Levy vs. P. R. IVIothw.
eUle OOHCO VS- Edward
! .No. - Nellie
On Friday Oct. 20, ls.
j Xo- 11 " O-iesby vs. VT. W. Burley-
None 01 the cases will be called 1p-
j fore Thursday, and the above case of M
iy - ; -t
Txo. M. Cook,
Cierk Superior Court.
' UZ4l$?thtfrP3' in 20 minutes Ijy Da
fciiieo tAU -LLLi. One cent a dnsa."
THE RACKET STORE!
We have just received a
are selling far below their usual
any Embroidery for Christmas presents now is a good time to ;
your work. Small Doylies or squares for lc, larger ones ::
to 10c. Table and Tray Cover, Center Pieces, Splashers and Scr.rfN
15 to 25 cents.
Wide hemmed with wide silk stitching as above at 5 to 50c.
See Our Window Display.
Embroidery Silks, wash colors, 3c,
Embroidery Hoops 5 and 15c,
Embroidery Scrim 15c yard
Embroider Silk (not wash colors) l-2c
Crocket Cotton 4 and 5c. Silk 5c Short
Special in Stationery Department.
200 New Novels at 10c.
Indelable Ink at 10c.
White Ink at 10c
Game Boards, containing sixteen gams,
S2.25 and twenty dito for $3.50.
See cur 5 and 10c Departments up-stairs.
Nice lot of Glass etc. in them.
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