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JOHN D. BARRIER and SON.
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THE STAND Alii),
Concord, N. C.
Editor Caldwell, of the Char-
j lotto Observer, came near con
A -sing cn last Sunday his peni
jteneo for writing a gloomy
j article the Sunday before. It
seems his readers expect sun
shine without clouds from his
editorial skies. We read the ar- j Keep you,, own- secrets,
Concord, N. C, Dec. 5, 1899.
Some (ioKIoii Grains.
Keep goott company 'or none.
Never be idle.
If your hands cannot be use
fully employed, : -attend to the
cultivation of your mind.
Always .speak the truth. Make
few promises. j
Live up to your engagements. J
if you j
Sn Preparfiitgfor.Coiniference You(
Need Some I tnese Article
body would commit suicide from;
its promptings. '.
There was, we thought, a lino
delineation of that which period:
icallv. crosses the mind of one
ambitious for ideals l.ot attained
When you speak to a person,
look him in the face.
Good company u-nd good con
versation are the very sinews of
virtue. " , .-.
Good character is above all
Bleached Table Damask 52 Cotton 25c; Lino,,.
inches wide 47c; do. 72 inches wide 8.V.
IT VAS A BAD MOVE. .
The attempt to lynch Will Ed
. ards ? nd Tom Carr in Salisbury
Saturda . y'ghtis not a matter to
be cc .iemplated with compla
cence by the law-abiding people
of tht county. It is accumulated
ovit, vne tvb there is an element
in i' o count v dangerous to the
go d r.ame of the county and the
safe! of ci'rzns about whose
degrr . of guilt there is difference
of opir.'oi'. Not that the writer
is the least bit in
syimrV-r with the turn
the . urts have given to this
part ..-alar case. Our undvr
stanaing of the matter leads us
to believe that both thc-se char
acters a e ;ust what that Rowan
jury :aid they were,
murderers in tho tirst degree,
and that retributive justice os
well as a healthful confidence of
our people that the strong arm
of the law will protect our citi
zens, demanded that they bo
hanged on the 20th day of De
cember. But in this wo are
r.ware that we may be in error,
whil wo know positively that
mobs cannot be trusted to meet
Much as a righteous indigna
tion demands prompt and vigor
ous punishment of such outrage
ous crimes it were bettor to abide
by t' .ourts and elevate the
courts by public denand for only
the most pure and cohecientions.
When we dig to the root of
these evils we find it in the peo
ple themselves who commit
crimes and try to eyifcde, rather
than secure, justice with ft foe.
The parties who are io ian
to lynch somebody would pay
round fees for lawyers tp hide
the truth, rob justice and screeft
them, for taking Hfe without
warrant of law or right.
To say tho Very least Ijnehvng
it the way to mAtara bad matter
or, we might say, not attainable.- Your character'' cannot be es-
He is not .an ideal man who is sentially injured except by your !
so contented with himself and 1 own acts'.
the world as; not to weary at ! If any ono spOakN TiVil of you,
times with excessive burden. ; lot your life be so that' none will
What harm is it. (nay is it not believe him. '
11 annnn-lV fl,nf tl-,c Wirrl " JJl'lUK HO K111U Ol lUlUAlCitUUS:
with life's cares and anxieties are 1C1U( s- -
Ever live (mtslortunc ex
AitA A nrtn&nt of Tow
Cotton, unbleached, T'c; Bleaclioftu to 12ie.; Linen l ;,,
Blankets 50c. per pair up to $L25.
CoiHltlterpainieS, Assorted, at $I.Hg h
' Honie-Made Comforts $1.25 tb$1.3u.
sometimes made aware that tlioy
suffer not alone?
It is the wicked that have no
bands in their ' death, "whose
strength is firm, who are not
plagued as other men, who have
more' than heart could wish. It
is the wicked that speak loftily.
eepted) within your income.
' When you retire -to bed, think
over what you have been doing
during the day.
Make no hasto- .tO be rich, if
you would prosper.
Small and :steady gains give
competency, with tranquility of
If life to the abitious were but mind.
the living of it, then it were
scarcely worth tho caudle.
Rest is sweet only to tho
weary and hope is an anchor
only to those tos.;ed on life's
Who reaches forth at tho sub
stance of things hoped for, but
he who is readv to exclaim.
"Vanity of vanities, all is vanity?"
IT'S A IiO'.YNKIGiiT IXFK15GKMI-:NT.
A masked man corcrcd two
messengers of the Soathora Ex
press Ooikpaijyf nai ' ranch
rillc, S. C., tot Friday night,
jnd did up a neat Job of robbing,
gettng $1,700. He is being chased
but it might serve the purpose ia
getting hixn to blow; out J his
trifling brains if tlie fact were
Sonveyed to h;.m that there was.
$8,000 more in the car that ho
might as well have gotten, and
5HE 2ST PRESCRIPTION EOB
unci fver is a bottle ci Grove's Taste
less Cihill Tonio. Never fails to cure;
Thn why experiment with wortnlesis
imitation? Price 50 cents. Your;
mono? hack il it fails p care.
Last Fiaturday was a cold day?
trcntleinen from tho. coun
try, who were here Saturday,!
said they saw a man plowing that
day who hadhislittle boy follow-,
ing him in the field with a pan
of fire by which he would warm
his hands. When first seen,
they said, ho was warming his
hands by tho fire. He . then
started to plowing, tho little boy
following with the pan of fire and
alittl girl -was following also
with an armfal of lightwood
splinters. Chntbrai jDHien.
We protest against this in
fringement on tho monopoly of
fish and snakes.
lsaerefor rhtnmitism Gh&mber
l&in'f Fain Balm is gaining a -wido
reputation- D B Johnstom of Richmond,
Ind., cm boo troaild vith that
ailment Ctaee 1809. Il es$kims of rt
ke tav2 I ncvr fofLai nvtking that
trould reJitTt sat ti4ttr? I' used
Chimbarlairr, Trnit Bftla.f It acts like
na&c vitk ma. Uy Ueb waB ewollen
t3&$&tna iae Ytrvmri; but. one
1 gfci faSMMcmbt TtSjr Balm relieved
ma.jfoi ru uy u u najin & uo.
Druggist.: . . .
A DjfiFATCII of ' tho 2nd from
iw "C&ty, vk tt., eays the
trorat blissard of the season
was then raging. Snow was fall
ing fast and drifting. It is that
moat prolfcabry, that gives a kind
oilcan crispness to tho breezes
and puts Jack Ffost mach in
Waile Xlier is Lift 5Wt U Hope.
I was afflicted with catarrh;
could neither taste nor smell and
could hear but little. Ely's Cream
Balm " cured it. Marcus G.
Shautz, .Rabway, N.J.
The Balm reached mo safely
and -at; effect is surprising. My
son says the first application gave
decided relief. . Respectfully,
Mrs. Franklin Freeman, Do
ver, N. H.
The Balm does not irritate or
cause sneezing. Sold by drug
gists at 50 cents, or mailed by
Ely Brothers, 56 - Warren St.,
Never play7 at any game of
Avoid temptation, through fear
you may not withstand" it.
Earn money before you spend
Never run into debt unless you
see a way to get out again.
Never borrow, if you can
possibly avoid it.
Do not marry until you are
able to support-a wife.
Never speak'' evil of any one.
Be just before "you are gen
Save when you are young to
spend when you are old,
. Read, over tho above maxims
at least once a week. Ex.
Minions Given Away. .
It is certainly gratyihg to the public
to know of one cancer in the land 'trho
are not afraid to be generous to the
needy and suffering. The proprietors
of Di. King's New Dieotfvery for Con
sumption, Coughs and Colds, have
given away over ten million trial boa
Uf of this (rreat medicine; aad Bare the
aatirfaction of knowing it ha abadlntely
cured thousand s of ' hopeleea - eases.
Asthma, Bronchitis, Hoarsenes and -all
diseiaea of tha Throat; Cheat anfl Lnrtea
are mtSy cured by it Call it Fetaer'a
Drug rtore and gel a ftpa Hal bottle.
Begalair fi&e" 55o. and 11. lEvary bot-
10-4 Blanched Sheeting 22 l-2c. per yard,
Lace Curtains 68c. to $2,50 per pair,
See our Irish point curtains at $2. 50. Curtain ii.uMn;x
' Scrim 5c.; Muslins and Swisses at 10 to l$c. Printed
Silkolines 6i to 12Vc.
Nice Assortment Fancy Table Covers, Scarfs.
Tidies, Cushions, Cushion Covers, etc.,
in stamped, jirmted and worked patterns.
at i to 3c. per skein. Zephyr Zc. !! sl;e!:;.
Undecorated German China
Three sizes Plates and Sauce dishes at G"c. c-v set.
Decorated cake plates, salad bowls, berry sets, curb t;nd saucers
and plates.' '
i im of iiei w m i to m i a
Combs 5c. up. Hair Brushes 8c. up.
$5 Dress Skirts
98c. up. LaSies vests 15c. up. Drawers to match 18c. up. Mhi's
Undershirts' 18c. up. Drawers 25c' up. Nice lot of liouds ai:d
caps for children. See our 10 cent line of hosiery.
About 500 Novels at 10 cents each.
You will make a mistake to buy a Cape be
fore seeing our line.
toraiVdei or prio n
Aretfraad, uu Biin jKriponf
lUeot joy. BacklenVArniea BlaH
cures theai,. tjw, Qld, Bnninff a
VtY& 8ar$$, . JJkxsSf BcX Mans.
Corn?, Warti, . ;Ontfti"- BraUe, rri8;
Sealds; Cbapped Hans. iGwbltlni.
Best Pile care on earth,' .2rfT oil aa
and Ache. - Only &5ciPa',lkJt. Xktm
ffoaranteed. Sold at jejit Prig eta?.
By anthority Taatfft ia jpt lnr . a daad
of trat or Wjtltet&&m& byj
OharieW Long afid ifrCaty X4Sff, oW
the 18th day of January; l WaS
trortgee or dted in trwt, fa ly ..rec
orded in the Reeter Offlce rfc4 Cabai:
rua eoiintv. .Jif. tl.. iifHn-i xTa'.ai
Paget 304 p3 305, I w)K 5 at
auction t Vb boart botca Coot
cord, H Q.. on loiafaj 14
January, 1U0Q, to m mymzi
tor fcb. a bdnae iOl ' lof -fit!
as folio vs: Ltiej neavh railrai
bridpro on Buffalo creak, aa notthtef
side of Bocky Bir ra4 aruput-af
a ire Btoum 01 ii, v. vtaa 01 xwceKy
River road r nd 1 4a C fr" 'B. . 4 polea
f etak; tnanee . Wl BLT. poles, 10
niK to an iron itaxe, a eoniet or cm
claimed by Kauroaa; company ; thtlic
X. 11 w. x polee to an Iron ttati
Keed'fl corner, then0 witfi -BeeV line
8. l&h W 23i potajr to m giariing,
containing oue acts more or less.
Title of said property ie suppoel to
be crobd, but the purchaser only takaa
said title a3 I air -itithorixed to conrar
undr said mortgagor J
This 4th day of December, 1899
M. J Conn, Trustee.
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published every day (Sunday ex-
mpted) and delivered at yow, door
tor only 10c. per week or 85c per
PHnts home and other news ihtxt is
I U $row Miter we mu&tiava the pat
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