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CONCORD, N. 0., THURSDAY, KOYEMBEK 2, 1899.
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T business Not Known to
IVoplr-Mr. Wyatt De- j
;i!.Sloi:e to the Orphan I
;; Faith is growing
vear than ever before.
m In.ro-e number of neo-!
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who don't do anything ;
.voi k in the granite quarries
vear round. when the I
r is not too bad. There j
ilic ii-;uuls of car loads of j
v tine granite all over this ;
Mviiuii. The rough granite is
-t,: -.o valuable, but the work
v a; is put on if to get it in the
proper shape is what counts,
'flic contractors do all their b'usi
uossby mail. writing and answer
T .j- Ipi tors. figuring on jobs of dif-
nt kinds and telling people
what they furnish certain kinds j
cf work for on board of cars in !
'hoirehy. Lots of people get
loanib' from this place, and send
i he money for it, and never see
'he man or men that they deal
witli. They hear of them and
u;ow tl em as business men and
The mail route along this way
ii great blessing to this section
vi the country. Large packages
df newspapers come to our office
:r the people in this settlement
J T Wyatt, of this place, is 48
years old today, and in oov to
'! .ember his birthday he de
naVs a"G3-ioot niill-stono (now
c it really to ship) to the Oxford
;iha;i asylum, at Oxford, N. 0.
L' they, or any ono interested,
will sell it. the money can go to
the asylum, all except one dollar
to pay for hauling it to the Salis
bury depot from Faith.
If Faith had a railroad she
Tould grow into a city in a very
-hnrt time. The peojrie make
e troughs, hearth rocks,
' .. steps, door anl window
il'. cemetery and street curb
and building stones, and
;.!i v oilier things out of gran
he. and it will last until Gabriel
h'o.vs his horn, for we quarry
;:0:'1s to all come and take a
i iU' Halloa e'en larty.
V'ritten fur The Standard.
hiie Hallowe'en party "given by
- Jennie Smith to her niece,
i iis C-ssie Watson, was a most
" v1 jd delightful affair.
The oaiilh house was trans
i '- ed into wonderland. The
nooi- i, resided over the party
ih h- ghostly silence was
vry impressive. The evening
vas one continued surprise, and
'he many tests of fortune kept
the company in a high state of
'i'ee V'! -hallowo'en was car-
! 'n the decorations of the
i t supper each guest was
die. 1 ied with ribbon,
its Ued their foi't '.Ul( !
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OUr IN FULL FOJRCE.
The Beethoven ( hib jlci Vedue1'iv
Evening-Tlie First Pro-ram of the
8 Season Tre.i foil f r , v,.
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Written for The Standard.
The Beet liovon lvlf
Mrs. W 11 Harris Wednesrlnv !
afternoon at T o'clock.
The mnmbor vo'nm i fn '
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force, and all wore anxious to
hear the first program of the
Our efficient secretary, Mrs. W
R Harris, read a paper on "Mu
sical History," and to' say it was
well written and full of good
thought, is expressing it lightly.
Next oia the program was a
piano solo from Bach by Con
cord's pianist, Miss Lucy Lore.
Miss Van Wagner showed her
self to be master of the piano.
By request she rendered, with
much expression, a selection!
on program wasai
vocal quartette, sweetly sung by
Misses Rose Harris, Mary Lewis
Harris, Willie Richmond and
After enjoying a splendidly
rendered program we were
treated to the most luscious
fruits of the season by our
charming hostess, Mrs. Harris.
The Beethoven Club adjourned
with pleasant memories of tho
afternoon to meet with Mrs. M
H H Caldwell Nov. lo, 1899.
'd Sympathy to be Show.
Mr. II J Overman, of this city,
representing the two Salisbury
and the three Charlotte lodges,
K. of. P., telegraphed Mr. Jim
Hurley, who is now in Albe
marlo, that these lodges had no
sympathy to show Editor Bivins,
and that they would be content
with nothing less than a full re
traction of the charges made by
The lodges m Charlotte phoned
Mr. Overman that they were
with him in this sentiment and
would back him up. Salisbury
One Whipped and One Jailed.
On Wednesday night Mayor
Moans had before him a negro j
boy, Robt. Ellis and Mary Cham
bers, for a little affair. It takes
j two to make a quarrel and so two
were punished. I The boy was j
rclased by his mother giving him
a genuine whipping, which scene
was witnessed by Policeman
Tniimv! The -ivi was fined
J S AAA-'LV. t '
for her conduct and ordered to
be confined in jail ten days.
Forest Hill Meeting.
The protracted meeting at the
Forest Hill Presbyterian church
has been a good one. The bad
weather diminished the crowds
twe nights, but the services go
Iriicht on. The singing continues
.. .1 ni . -I 1 r ; f! .if
a greatidi7m :rdi
i ,1 n'vht-"iit. Tcnighif
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K.fi,, .fl f flniberhiiird Cough Rem-
r,v uu-i"-. v . "'J
.'. v .ui:l wisfrefund the money to any
. -xi: ik jioUr.1i.-lk'.' pfter ufid two-
: -r "nr'0, ! ; ' tlii-
,.roUi siud wlioojaiig other kin,
j ,.;..:,i)t or,l. safe to take, j ..e.-.-.-;
. , . 7 a cold to i t.' - . . , ;.r
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For some time a young1 man
named S E Hoana. of Anderson.
S. C. has been at Forest Hill
working in the mill. The young
!man nas several times run away
from home and on Wednesday
nLS tatlier naa Foliceman John-
slon to go to Forest Hill and get
him. Mr. Johnston foutud him
at the company store and both
were ready to get into the buggy
and Come down to tho or's
office when the fellow pet to his
heels. He was chased through
bacloyards and gardens and at
last captured. His father took
him back to Anderson Wednes-1
rior v,io.i-t T1 -hrr mvori bo
avouIu not stay at homo, though.
As was mentioned in these
columns some time ago, Mr. Ar
thur Faggart, of this place, and
Nina Kimmons, daughter
nyr mj, Tr;v.nnc f "nt
Oi :ui . ii tick ivami.ions. oi xo. 'j
township, were married Wed-!
nesday a f'ternoo,;, the 1st, by
Rev. J Y Love. Mr. and Mrs.
Faggart will at present stay at
Mr. S E W Pharr's until his resi
dence is finished. We welcome
this new couple to our city.
A Mad Dog Scare.
Late Wednesday afternoon
there was some excitement in
the neighborhood of Bratford's
mill below town when a large
yellow dog, with' -symptoms of
. hi nwimi mu uminwiHil'iiauMi .
hydrophobia, attempted to bite
several persons and also io bite
a mule. Several persons fol
lowed the rabid animal and
succeeded in ending its life after
shooting it several times. For
tunately no one was bitten.
Mr. M. L. Sherrill Very Low.
Mr. M LSherrill, son of Mr.
M O Sherrill, of this place, is
very low in Charlotte with ty
phoid fever. He also has a lung
disease. His relatives here
received the news that he is not
expected to live but a short
Chamberlain's Fain Balm Cures Others
Why Not Yon?
Mv has been nsm Chamberlain's
Pain Balm with good results, for a
lame shoulder that has pained her con
tinually for nine years. We have tried
all kinds of medicines anddoctors with
out receiving any benefit from any of
them. One day we saw an ad yertise
ment of this medicine and thought of
trying it, which we did with the best of
satisfaction. She has used only one
bottle and her shoulder is almost well.
For Bale by M. 1; v Uo., nrug-
Twelve Sail '.oi Lost.
As a result of Monday night's
storm comes the news that the
steamship Colwell was wrecked
and twelve of the crew were
nt Cavt. Gaskiil alone be-
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inn- iiiflced up after
hours of clinHii"- to a sort of
n ' Th0 Orwell was on her
latt. lix x t u
lUu. I ' - J-
way to TT(iW
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flte sold bydni-gi' in evc-ry vt j
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For only a few day has Mrs.
Montgomery, the widow of Mr.
Jas. Montgomery, been sick at
the home of her brother, Mr.
uoiison Laidwell. But she passed
her bOth year last March and her
ooay easily succumoeaio aeatn's
call when all pain ceaseth. She
died at 9 . o'clock today (Thurs
day). She was the widow of Jas.
Montgomery, of Mecklenburg
county, who died about a year
ago. She has three brothers liv
ing Mr. Denson Caldwell, of
this place, and Messrs. Jno. M
and Wm. L Caldwell, .of Meck-
The remains will be taken to
Mecklenburg county tomorrow
and interred in the Back Creek
THAT THROBBING HEADACHE.
Would quickly leave you, if you used
Dr. Kinsr's New Lite Pills. Thousands
of sufferers have proved their matchless
merit for Hick and .Nervous Headaches.
fr,inTTWni. -uii oirnr,
j uv;y iLiucc ulu uiuuu diiwii j.
r.nd build up your health. Easy to take.
i rv xaara. univ ceuiH, xioney oacK
if not cured, at Fetzer'a Drue: Store.
Mrs. J W7 Wadsworth, of
Charlotte, arrived here this
Miss Margaret Allison "will
leave tonight for Roanoke, Va.,
on her return home to Baton
Mrs. W Wf-Pharr-l'and Miss
Ida Phar, of Charlotte, "Tarrived
here thismorning. -They are
visiting Mrs. GlWPatterson.
Mrs. Alfred Mrrsh, nee Miss
Margaret Robinson, returned to
Charlotte last night. She is on
her way to Morganton to visit.
A fell li
Our cousins on the
! of themselves just like P(U1, Harris & Co. .'jv lor fill your V o uts
! in the Furniture line. Wih three solid ca: s of Furniture, two cai-s
. of springs, two cars of chairs, one car of Mattresses, you n-d not
about high prices on furniture, and as for Stoves, we 1 uve
L i 0 t 1
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i chr..ace we will
, money y
yvo of all kinds,
ii ; we Jiave a?v1'!:
ictlv ia it. Call an
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The Umbrella i
Best That Wears
It is not the handle of an
umbrella that keeps one dry in
a rain storm. The covering does
that. The covering is the im
portant part to consider. When
dealers talk onlv about tho
handles itis safe to consider the
covering!' i?j""weyk and inferior.
We give you a good covering
and in all a subsid::"1 ial rain
protector at 75c, -c, 1.25 up
We ha . e been pro
paring for this sloppy, bad
weather and have ju; ' the thing
in school Mackintoshes for boys
and girls at moderate prices.
Rubbers and Mackirtcsiies some
times save doctor bills. At FM8
we are showing a woman's biue
serge double cape !aclcmtosh
that's worthy of your attention.
ii. L. Parks & Co.
other side ai e aile to take euro
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