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Concord, N. C Nov, 13.
Tllii EASTKUX WARS.
It seems we are handicapped. in
getting news from South Africa.
Dispatches say the Boers began
bombarding Kimberly last
T' L j . Tnis point the reader
will find on the south west of
Orange Free States wl'le Lady
smith is south of Transvaal.
Thfto seem objective points
of mo Boers and are the points
where they hope to strike a
Movv o-fore Gen. Buller gets
read;.' io take up his line f
mar h piobably from Delegoa
Bay. Important t ransactions may
"have o.-'irrod ere tliis. Kim
bviv it is said, is not prepared
io si:;. id ask'po. A demand for
vLMior :s ri.'D' i'l" i Dili no
retails arc roporiou.
iiih lost an impoiv
Col. P.tleor.or, in a sk
As i'oi' news from
pines it is some'h -m
lie ijii-: -
:i'.r. -:::. m able :- .. T!ie; e is no
'-stin. though the movements
are skn . Eng-igeri n s occur
ai:ao.;t d..d . ha. are of small
wui Dm I.- Showing
liN i ii t'j.i'vHi.itii'Ie DiHieullies.
inch in been written on the
Li l i
.. ndc- oi Gen. Lee, but we
have come across, for the first
letter informing Presi-
.u Javls o: his calamity. The
letter was printed last April in
'..", ' York Tribune, with as-
( ; oi its geuuinness and
thnt it was the first time this in-
esling document had appeared
ir. : newspaper. The following
is i ti e full text of tlie letter:
...oar Appomattox C. H., Va.,
April 12, 1G5.
Hi Excellency Jeff erson Davis.
i"Lat i announce to Your Ecel
lencv the surrender of the Army
of Northern Virginia. The op
rat ns which peceded this re
sult will be reported in full. I
will iherfore only now state thai.
upon a '"riving at Amelia Court
house on the morning of b h
Ith the advance of the a
on the retreat from the lire , In
iront of Richmond and IViers
burg, and not finding ti- sup
plies ordered to be pl:n :.-d there,
.a 'irly twenty-four hours were
lost in endeavoring - o collect . in
the counti v subsi : jiice for men
and hordes. Tins delay was
fatal, and could not be retrieved
troop.-, wearied by continual j
;hJ:ng '--d marching io sev-
day; and nights, obtained
ithor rst nor refreshment;
' j. .'.-ving, on tho 5 Lb, on
Richmond and Danville Rail-
a.d i i'ouua at Jeieriilo the
enemy's cavaly, and learned o
the approach of his .inf antr; and
the general advances Qhis army
toward' fiurkevilfe. '!.This de
,. 'fry. .7 .wit-n t-...- m?j iir';
prived us of the use of the rail
road, and rendered it impracti-;
cable to procure from Danville
the supplies ordered to meet us
at points of our march. Nothing
could be obtained from tlio adja
cent country. Our route to the
Roanoke' was' therefore changed,
and the inarch directed upon
Farmville, where supplies "were
ordered from Lynchburg. The
change of route threw the troops
nvnr tho rnnds imrsUed bT the
V-r i ii. -m. - - 0?
nrtillprv n,iifl wasron trains west
of the railroad, which impeded
our advance .and embarrassed
our movements. On the morn
ing of the 6th General Loni
streeVs, corps' reached Rice's
Station, on the Lynchburg road.
It was tollbwed by the commands
of Generals R. "H. Anderson,
Ewell and Gordon, with orders
to closb Upon it as fast as the pro
gress of the trains woulci permit
or as they1 could be "directed on
the roads fur flier west; General
Anderson, commanding Pickett's
and B R Johnson's rear divisions,
became disconnected'' with Ma-1
hone's division, forming the rear
of L'jr..,r Mi'eet. The enemy's cav
alrv p-.ielra1ed the lino of inarch
through the interval thus left,
::'id attaclced the wagon train
no i:ig towar i Farmville. Thi
caustd serious delav in the
!xia h of the centre and rear of
the column, and enabled the
enemy to mass upon their Hank.
After successive attacks Ander
son's and Ewell's corv ; w.-re caj
jired or driven from inch posi
tion. The latter general, with
both of his division commanders,
!L-Ig:idiers, wei'e taken pn.Mmers.
Gordo a, wlio all the liiivning,
aided lvv General W. H. F. : ' cs
cavalry, had checked .the ad
vance of the enemy on tho road
from Amelia Springs and pro
tected the trains, became ex
posed to his combined as-;; u its.
which he bravely resisted and
twice repulsed: but ;im . avahy
having been witlidcr .. - ;o an
other part ot the line of m;ovh,
and the enemy massing heavily
on his f -ont ami-'both flank's, re
newed the a; tack about 0 p. m.,
and drove him from the He'd in
Tho army continued its march
during the night, and every ef
fort was made to reorganize the
divisions which had been shat
tered by the day's operations;
but the men being depressed by
fatigue and hunger, man;' . : '1v
away their arms, while otimrs
followed the wagon traiv and
embarrassed their progress.
In the interview which oc
curred with General Grant in
compliar.cj Aith my request,
terms having been agreed on, I
surrendered that portion of the
Army of Northern Virginia
dch was on the field, with its
c ms, artillery and wagon trains
fiie officers and men to be pa
roled, retaining their side arms
and private effects. I deemed
this course the best under all cir
cumstances by which we were
On the morning of the 9th, ac-
cc riling to the reports of the or
dinance officers, there were 7,
uU2 organized infantry with arms.
with an average of seventy -live
rounds of ammunition per man.
The artillery,- though reduced to
sixty-three pieces, with ninety
three rounds of ammunition, was
sufficient. These comprised all
the supplies of ordinance tha
ff IMDDKM ITUM WflTFP
miiniii' i iinin iiiiii ii
is M sirongesi Statural Lithia
water on the market and has
the endorsement of the most
noted physicians of the country
as to its superiority over all
others. Read . what the .noted
Dr. John Hey Williams, of Ashe
ville, has to say for Harris
Lithia, springs. ,: ,( .
Asheyille, , 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 sbest
Lithia Water known to 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.
We guarantee that one glass of
Harris Lithia carbonated "water
will relieve anv case of indiges-
tion in one minute or our agent
is authorized to refund you the
money,' or if taken after ' eacli
nieal will curo the most stubborn
case of . indigestion: lYhy,, suf
fer when you have theguxirantee?
M L Marsh.
Agent for Concord.
could be relied on in the State of
Virginia. I have no accurate re
port of the cavalry, but believe
it did not exceed 2,100 effective
The enemy was more than five
times our numbers. If we could
have forced on: way one day
longer, if would have been at a
great sacrifice of life, and at its
end I did not see how a surren
der could have been avoided.
We had no subs: stance for man
(ii- ' iioi'sc and ij could not be
gathered in the country. The
supplies ordered to Pamplin's
St itio'i from Lynchburg could
not reacn us.
prived of food and sleep for
many days, were worn out and
exhausted. With great respect,
Your obedient servent,
R. E. Lim:. General.
Turner's North Carolina Al
manac G3rd Edition, published by
Jains H Eimis, Raleigh, N. C, is
on our table.
Turner's Almanac is an old
and established State Institution,
and because of its reliability, is
popularly styled the "Old Re
liable." It is a standard of local
astronomical time by which to
set our clocks and watches, also
as to all olficers of our State
government, salaries, etc., pub
lic work's, penal, charitable, and
educational institutions, courts,
members of congress, judges,
solicitors, etc,. It contains also
many interesting facts, and
an annual State Record of the
most important events that have
occurred during 1899, prom
inent and official persons wrho
have died during 'the year, wTith
household and medical receipts
for the family etc. It is a very
useful publication, and com
mends itself to all our people.
Price only 10 cents, and for sale
by merchants, post masters,
druggists, etc., over the State, or
by the publisher, J H Enniss,
Raleigh, N. C.
It will not be a surprise to any who
arc at all familiar with good qualities of
Chamberlain's Oouh Remedy, to know
that people everywhere take pleasure in
relating theh- experience in the use of
that splendid medicine and in te linj?
of the benefit they have received from
it, of bad colds it has cured, of
threatened attack of pneumonia it has
averted and of the children it has saved
from attacks of croup and wiioopln
eoivh. It is a rand, good medicine.
For sale bT .L L. Marsh k Co.
IGH Color Plaid Goods for
c" 1 ' 'Ladaes' 'Ckpes 50c. to S2.68.
INFANTS Long Cashmer Cloaks,-silk embroidered at 75c. to.-.i.K
Children's. Short Wraps 50c, to u.o'.
Winter Hoods 18c, to 93c. White Siir at 50c, to 93c. Infants Zapnyr BmIujs ioj,
. ' . Ladies,' Jersy Rib Testes loci up; Drawers 25c.
' :! ' v Ladies, Rib' Wool Vests 75c. and 90c.
j- Ladies' Jersey Rib Union Suits 48c.
bov s unaer omris
Men's Under Shirts,- cotton, wool mixed and all woo
from 18c. for. all' cotton to 1.25 for fine all wool.
Men's Knit Drawers 37ic. up.
We have as nice line ot Hosiery as cheap as
: can be found anywhere.
Light colored, outing, .suitable for infants, .Ladies' dre.-vsin
sacoues, gowns'andTMen's' night shifts' 61 to 10c.
Mflmiiiifl2cii np..---.'.--:.- -Cotton Flannel 5c,
Drilling!!i-Hei lfjSea J Island 4c. up and Sheet 3c up. Good yard
wide Bleaching, worth Gc, for 5c. Bleached Cambric full
y arid-wide iTic: 10-.4 Bleached Sheeting at 22Jc.
Ta.We:' Damask', Tn-rkejiied.,"' at 25c
, f .. -4 . . . Bleached linen, do:' 47ic. to 95c. : 0
AVinclow' Shades 10 and 5c.. Curtain Poles 22ic Counterpane
assorted. Nice' dot of towels. " Stamped Tray covers etc,
well assorted. r:r- 1 T,
40 Brands ' of Toilet soaps from 1c. to 10c.
Wo are headquarters for Toilet Soaps.
Gobblets 20 and 30c set, Tuihblers'i5cjer set; 4 pices .Table sols
25c, 7 pices Ice Cream set 25c,' '7 pie'bes Water set 25 and 33c, Water
Bottles 18c, Vinegar Pitcher lQc, Covered Sugar Bowls 3 and 10c,
covered Butter Dishes 10 and 25c, covered Preserve Stands 25c,
covered Comports 25c, Cream Pitchers 5 and 10c, Cake Plates 5c,
Pickle Dishes 5 and 10c, Calory Trays 10c, Olive Dishes 5c, Salt
and Pepper Shakes 5c each, Bowls 10 and 24c, Syrup Pitchers h
and 25c, Spoon holders 5c, one-half gallon Water Pitcher 15c.
Full Line of Tin and Enameled Wara
24 in. Boards with 10 games i?2.m2').
28 in Boards with 20 games. . co,5.
Crockinole Boards sld)s.
Small games 10 to lw
New lot of Quilts, Feather Pillows, Blankets, etc., shortly.
D. l. Bostian.
p) g Large Portrat frames with 16x20 glass at
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