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CONCOKD, N. 0., MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1899.
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THE 3SATTEH EXPLAINED.
SUPERIOR COURT IN SESSION.
Tho Explanation of the Charge That a Judge Robinson On the Bench the Sec-
'.Negro Neman Was Manager of One of
Rooms at the Orphan
ond Time Mr. Chal Harris Appointed
Foreman of the Grand Jury Cases
Our third term of court for the
year is in session hero this week
' There was some little stir last
week over the report that a
neirro was temporarily manager
of one of the sewing rooms at the with Judge W. S. O'B. Robin
Oxford Orphan Asylum, and the S0I1, Qf Goldsboro, on the bench.
Masons were especially anxious TMs .g Judge Robinsons second
to hear the truth of the matter. ;
" , . fi term held here, the other having
The negro herself m the fol- b
lowing words gives the explana- ( been last July,
tion of the affair, as did Super-j The following men were sworn
intuudeni Tilcks when the re- in as the grand jury during the
port went iA: jweok: C P Fields, R C Harris,
"I did some work at the Asy- D L Barringer, C L Smith, H S
lum las week. I did nothing Barnhardt, D S Foil, Jas. W
The Foreman-Black Case on Trial.
At the beginning of this after
noon's session of court the Foreman-Black
case " was taken 'up.
On account of the absence of one
of the principal witnesses the
case wherein Mr, Foreman is in
dicted for shooting Mr. Black
was not taken up. The two
gentlemen, Mr. J Q Foreman
and Mr. J C Black are being
tried fo an affray. Very able
counsel is employed on both
sides. Mr. Foreman's counsel
is Hon. Theo. F Kluttz and
Judge Montgomery, while Mr.
Black is defended by Hon. Lee S
Overman and W G Means, with
Solicitor Rush on the part of the
except to receive rny orders from Taylor, P C Earnhardt, M F
. , t i m X T" A T71..ii. Hf T TT! 1
Miss Ah" er. 1 finished up iwo leeier, u rviuuz, iu u iviser, The Town Ordinances Violated.
blazers and dress skirts and two J M W Alexander C M Sappen- Chiof of Police Harris pulled a
shirt w- , is and some other ar- field, J S White, Wiley M Barrrn-1 hito m.m 8uuday evonin for
tiries f some of the young la- ger, W A Castor, W D Foil, and , . ft waR . , .
-dies who were going off to school A E Furr. Mr. R Chal Harris, ( ut -n loss th
and for sumo who had gone. I of No. 3 township, was appointed j. n(Hessai yun(
my or(l r-
.v e".t ,:p ' :
,wan Le .
'!sl." : . sired
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1 g to do Willi anyone uie loreman 01 me granajury.
jnver who iravc me Luther Overcash, who was in-
was sent for by dieted for carrying a concealed
:.r the Asylum and I weapon, plead guilty ana the
to to see what was judgement was suspended,
-aw Miss Bemis and i
: v if I could sew. I
I thought so. Miss
me that she had be
,rk and asked me to
an half an hour
y amount was put, up
to release him until
A negro was arrested for driv
ing too fast through the streets.
He submitted and paid his three
finish i1. nicely. Miss Bemis said
"rIwoul'J have to get my orders
Marriage Licenses In Demand.
Last Saturday five couples SelIg a Part ef Iis LamK
were issued licenses to wed by
Register Johnson. It is often
the case that Mr. Johnson re
ceives no calls of that kind for a
. A .. A T,,- r AX A ' i 3 Vii
speak to any of the girls about that all of the aspirants to mat
. their v:, 'ina they said nothing rimonial life come at once. Mr.
to me. I was only employed to w G Hess was -ranted license to
: sew by rho day. I S6wed under
the direction of Miss Mayer.
She did the cutting and gave me
my directions. I was not em
ployed to assist in instructing
, anyone with her work. I only
sewed on articles given me by
Miss Mayer and obeyed her or
ders. I worked six days and
charged fifty cents per day. I
, did not show anyone how to do
anything, and I was not em
ployed to do so. It is not true
; 1 J T 1 ....
t mat i was employ ea as assistant
manager in the sewing-room to
instruct the girls how to sew. I
sewed at the Asylum by the day,
as I have been doing for many
years in the homes of a great
many ladies in Oxford. While I
was sewing in the sewing-room
of the Asylum I moved my
maehino away from the girls
ov to another part of the
wed Miss Sophina Carter, of No.
2 township, also Mr. H M Fink
and Miss M E Little, of No. 4
township; Mr: J B Millertmd
Miss Mary Moore, of Forest
Hill; Mr. G W Widenhouse and
Miss Loula Miller, of Forest
Hill, and Mr. Lindsay Bost, of
the Bala mill and Miss Mattie
Brown, of Forest Hill. The
past records show October to be
one of the best of months for
Mr. Gus Hartsell spent yes!
Mr: Ed. Ray, of Charlotte, is
Mr. Jno. Leslie, of Albe
marle, is here today.
' Mr. Jno. Yorke, of Char
lotte, spent yesterday here.
Rev. N 1 Bakke, of Char
lotte, spent yesterday here.
Mr. J R Smith spent yesterg
day with his sister, Mrs. M L
Mr. Ben Craven, of China
Grove, spent yesterday and to
Messrs. D A Foreman and
Jno. Foreman, of Salisbury, are
Hons. Theo. F Kluttz and
Lee S Overman, of Salisbury,
are here today.
Mr. Horace Freeman, of
Lexington, arrived here this
Messrs. J C Black, Jno. Beard
and J M Steele, of Salisbury,
:u'ilv .A here this morning.
Mr. Frisby Thomas, of Balti
more, who visited Mr. Ernest
Fetzor here this summer, spent
last night here.
I o n T 3 TT T
Mr. Rufus Lippard, of this' "i" ; mmduunD
, . Parks wTent over to Charlotte
place, last week sold a tract of
land containing 6G acres to Mr.
Fred Barnhardt, of No. 5 town
ship. The land lies . .in that
township near thd Rowan county
The Allison Property Purchased.
A considerable real estate deal
Dark W ar Cloud In Africa.
The war cloud in Africa is now
of the most ominous character.
England, chafing under the de
feat at Majuba Hill is likely to
go to war with such determined
energy as to bring modere war
fare, now so terrible anyhow, up
to its most advanced stage. . - ; - ;
Gen. Buller has been assigned
to the command on conditions
named by himself and is looked
upon as a terror. He is expected
to have a sufiiciect force of some
70,000 men and with it u) press :
with great energy and dash.
this morning to spend the after
For Ovr ruiv Tenrs
Mrs. Winslow's Soothirg Syrup has
been used for over fifty yearn by mil
lions of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success. . It
soothes the' child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and is
the best remedy for Diarrhoea. It will
relieve the poor little sufferer immedi
ately. Sold by druggists in every part
of the world. Twenty-five cents a bot
tle. Be sure and ask for ''Mrs. Win
slows Soothing Syrup," and take no
TTl, --.-A V.nf4l. . X t-t AT ofol
has been made in Concord, but'. -
, . . , . iU . is a-mistake ana only the attack
the purchasers don t want their , x J . ,
-U . 4. -i ron - the armored trains have
names given yet, but -just- wait ; 1
time will tell. The deal re- i ; Tprr
expected bloody war. -
SalMui. y Wrestles With Small-Pox.
Despite the freedom from sen-sat-hm
nir neighbor, Salisbury.
- .'laving no little trouble with
f erred to is the Allison property
on North Main street where the
Presbyterians had hop d to place j
a new church. The property
was sold for $7,000.
The British forces "will hardly
be ready for action befor '-early
CURE A COLD IN ONJB DAX
Take Laxative Bromq Quinine TnHets.
All druggists refund moiieyv faf it failn t
25c. Ihe genuin . nas I n. U
n each tablet..
I FANCY I
Oi Ji I'iflllii
Mnail-v.ox. A negro man stepped j
- into a drug store Saturday wish-1
Ten Perish by a Burning Vessel.
The steamer Nutmeg Sta;3
He Is Yet Undecided.
It was noted in these columns
several weeks ago that Dr. Thos:
Costner, of Lincolnton, wTould
RntnTvloTT ,T-iaVi. verv nrobablv locate hpro ahrmt.
jitiuiuity YYlOIi l I o v , i 1
mK to W what was the matter Hhe 15th of this month. We nre ,01"' j-
With him. Hrv Trnicn 1 loam tlint ho is vpt unrlopulr oc ng m Long
have a iullv dcvoi 9 I trt wTipfhr nr Tint, Vip will loaira
l b: I t'.KOt CM 06 C6?ml TOD
rN 7. -..-i -m
We are the ex
They are shoes
that's made right
and wear right.
They have a rep
utation that is
where, w e nave
them in all
RUSSIA CALF, BOX i
nun iris i
in all sizes from
5 to 9 1-S. We
have an elegant
Pit EHIS. ID .111
in lace and but
ton, sizes 5 to
91-2. Snow shoes
for men are abso
lutely the best
and priced at
small-pox. He was, of course,
taken to the pest house, but how
many cases will spring from him !
is v( ! to he seen. There have
now been twelve cases at the
his present place.
insr in Long Island Sound and
was' run ashore, but was' so
quickly burned to the water line
that ten lives were lost.
THE BEST PRESCRIPTION FOB
and fever is a bottle c. Grove's Taste-
Miss Nellie Isenhonr Oea'i-
On Sunday afternoon Miss
Nellie Isenhour, daughter of Mr.
liiey are all negroes B M Isenhour, of No. 4 township, less Chill Tonic. Never fails to cure;
, , , , 1 , . Then why experiment wun wortuiess
rri. jdied. She was a lady of about -tions? Price 50 cents, your
30 years of age. The funeral roonev back if it foils to cure.
.'jkes Lodge No. 8 j was preached by Rev. V R Stick
jniar Lomrannicntimi ; hjv :t Trmitv church.
. . " ' "
night, 10th, 8
i ue sdav
1 rt't lji'i'
t t t :
NO CURE. NO PAT .
That is the way all dragrists sell
i ii 'i ii tins:
; clean and j)ressed by Alexander leatina Topics
Tlendrix. Satisfaction ai
' due notice.
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tom'c for chills
anl Malaria. it is simwy iron aiiu
Oninine zn a tasteless form. Children
eovo it. A1ults refer it to bitter.'nau-
Worlds of Matresses in stock a:id a solid car of 100 on the
way. Like-'Zeb Vance's whiskey all Matteresses are
good but some are better than cihurs. See our Royal
Pelt. Acma Sm-insr, Perfection. Sea Moss. Pine Fiber.
Curled Hair, Cotton, Cotton and Ii
:t but by no
meansleast our Rice Straw with cotton top. the Mattress
for the millions. We have M:itiress-, i .spare. Con
ferenceis coming. Don't forgot u... V e ;.re unloading a
solid car of Beds today Solid car of S'pri. -- last week.
We are at your service. T?k a ! i; at our liin-oi
Carpets. We are agents for J. k J. -or;. ;b. largesi
Manufacture of the United States- If you haven't tin.e u,
come, 'Phone orders No.
i fTMdaene tttavvvti m minutes uy jc
tttiie' Vain Pllls. "Que cent a dose.'
arris & Co