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Shall have to ! Gospel Meeting In tlie Opera House.
i y ftll U I meet the enemy in a new way.
Editor Standard: Kindly
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Wo have reached the stage too aimuuui:w uwi
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Uvlion shots aro made to pene- pieieu .mang.!.
rTT-T -A-mrT1 cnv 'trMeanvlhingyot produced and series of Sunday atternoon go.
Lsr 'itho modern vesLl is expected to pel meeUn in the opera house
i be bored through whan hit, next Sunday at 4 p. m.
Ur. Lmi.ioin! Tt. in holivpfl that . crreat good
iMOtieill UlCllC IUU, cuuicuiiucu , .
hitting every time. may" be. accomplished by a united
Wo wonder whether we aro co-operation of all our Christian
nAnni tlm thnothnt I workers. A strong cnoruscnoii
ill these fine bur war vessels
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1 H E ST A N DA R 1) is i m Wished e ve ry
thy ((Sunday excepted) ?md delivercd'by
riei:. Kelt's of Suberi;tion :
One v!. :., 4.00
gb. ... 200 -
Ti - hc 100
Bir r.;-.V .05
THE WEI.KTA' ' STANDARD is a
our el-li.-colun.ii pilfer. It has
a larger circulation in Cabarrus than any
othu p.-?-'!. Piic? $1 .00 per fiimuja in
advu: . Aihvrti:-::-:r -.ilf-B-
Tcriiis v;r regular advertisements
made Kturvi. on uppiictilio i.
AdJivs.s all eotnmuuicutious to
THE STANi) A.H).
Oonooi-d, N. C.
M A V
, N. C, Dec. 7, ISOfl.
:,;v';.l ni: volution.
disnjttch or the 2nd
is being organize'.1,, and under
will bo la;d on the shelf and the the direction of Miss Van Wa
gunners eye is to degenerate
from its power at drawing a bead.
What will be next?
BLOW FJUMI AN UN EX PI-XT!. I)
Now, we have the anomaly of
President McKinley, the very
apostle of the protective tariff,
crying out against trusts and
combinations for destroying
competition, and raising prices
to the consumer. We could ap
preciate his repudiation of his
former hobby or his defense of
hr . suit of the secret test
i trusts hnt his -nnsitinn reminds
mo'(.. l,.g :our suomarme eouis i
the government hos
been .deli that it is probable the
Mi Jste:- c, Marine will stop the
buiVJ.'ig of any more battleships
as a mere waste of money, and
crde.'.' ho construction of twenty
rj.h now type is the famous
Gustavo Zoe, with many im
provedionis." .,s that there is somebody
or. "io other 'side of the Atlantic
oqn 1 or -inferior to our man
Holland in ijmmiplating a dan
ov,rtv:! s ;v.vil enemy.
F n ,noan that in the near
fai r : - ( r ivivai outfit will con
sist of a number of vessels whose
mode will be to duck down under
water and only re-appear to send
'arpodo that shall annihilate
whatever it striken:'
li. is k:t. i'o';- t'r.ig anybow to
look back and see our drifts in
stylos ot Ugh ling craft.
In th.o ilrst periods of the con
tuvv W( had wooden vessels
e?;skv l'or h through if hit. We
began i iron the sides with thy
hooo of making walls that would
wiibskiij'l cair-oa shots.
Dnr7U5jr the war between the
Stales two new styles sprang
into pubke notice and contested
foj : upremacy in the famous
batiicj of the Monitor and the
-Joi . -c. The latter was
t something like the top of
a hip-roofed house with garret
wi dows for port holes. It
rr . : :n?d impregnable but the
st 'e did not take.
The Monitor was Eriesson's
id a 't r. vessel which could be
let clown in the water to the very
de-k ;nd nothing was exposed
but a, revolving, circling turret
which cor kl hardly be hit, with
the very least chance of pene
Ericsson thought he had revolu
tion 1200.. the style of the vessels,
but it was soon found that these
vessels were so uncomfortable
for the mariners as to be prac
tically out of the question. They
do not suit 'either for torpedo
warfare nor for sea crossing
nor sea fighting, being too easily
affected by the waves.
The modern war vessel is a big
two or three deck concern with
guns everywhere, even on plat
forms high up on great mast
The-o huge floating batteries
are comfortable for the meii and
well snitcd to fight tarpedoesthat
can he seen. They are suitable
for i,!:tg good aim. tint alas,
- c : )?:! o boats. aro to come
under waler till ready to lire and
us of one of Vance's figures of
speech that represented a fellow
at the old water wheel mill. lie
pulled the gate wide open, and
when the mi!: was running at
destructive speed he called to
the mi'l force, that the mill was
running too fast and things were
going to pieces, 'there was no
thought of closimr the water
gate. Let Congress take off all
the tariff on trust goods and we
will have loss of which to com
plain. Those utterances from
the President were the least to bo
expected of one entirely sin
cere. The Atlanta Journal's
cartoon well represents "A blow
from an unexpected source."
Nearly eight hundred bils
and ror oiutions were introduced
in the Senate Tuesday. It seems
like smothering congress at the
ner will lead the music strongly.
A meeting for th.o singers is
called for Friday night this week
at the Institute.
J. II. InrPAiiD.
Their LiKU? CliM L'riUv&lly III.
C ray, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. L D Duval, at Caroleen, is
critically ill, and it is feared will
not recover. Their many friends
here will regret to learn of this
little child's sickness and hope
for a speedy recovery.
While There is Life There is 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, Rahway. N. J.
The Balm reached me safely
and the effect is surprising. My
son says the first application gave
decided relief. Respectfully,
Mrs. Franklin Freeman, Do
ver, N. H.
The Balm does not irritato or
cause sneezing. Sold, by drug
gists at 50 cents, or mailed by
Ely Brothers, 50 Warren St.,
In Preparing for Cooterenice You .
Need Some of these Articles :
Bleacned Table Damask 52 Cotton 25c; Lia :;.
inches wide 47c; do. 72 inches wide
Good Assortment of Toweb
Cotton, unbleached, 5c; Bleached v.: to
Blankets 50c per pair up o
Coiuieterpaoe59 AcTfe, at $3,115 k
Home-Made Comforts 1.25 to
(lOUU OUT AXi) COMIXU IX.
In that land was joy and sorrow,
where an infant first drew
While a a aged sire was drawing
near unto the gale of
His feeble pulse was fahing a ad
his eye was growing
He was standing on the thresh
old, when they brought
the babe to him;
While to murmur forth a bless
ing on the I 'dxle ooc he
In his trembling arms he raised
it, pressed it to his lips,
An awful darkness restefh upon
the path they both begin
Who thus met upon the thresh
old going out -and com
Going out unto the triumph,
coming in unto the fight;
Coming in unto the darkness,
going out into the ligh.:
Although the shadow deepened
in the moment of eclipse
When he passed through dread
portal, with the blessing
on his lips;
And to him who bravely con
quers, as he conquers in
Life is but the way of dying,
death is but the gate of
Yet an awful darkness resteth on
the path we all begin ,
Whe.i we meet upon the th
old going out and :..
ISABELLA C oAlG.
A Rocky Mount dispatch of the
5th says: "What came near be
ing a very serious accident oc
curred yesterday evening. The
Rocky Mount Mills railroad
passes in what is known as the
"tobacco town" near the grocery
store of R L Daughtridge. While
passing the store yesterday, one
of the cars of a train on its way
to the mills left the track and
plunged into the store, making
of it a total wreck. Mr. Daugh
tridge, who was in tha store at
the time was badly hurt."
As a enre for rheumatism Chamber
lain's Pain Balm is gamins a wido
reputation. D B Johnston of Bichmond,
Ind., has been troubled with that
ailment since 18G2. In speaking of it
he says: 4I never found anything that
would relieve me until I used
Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It acts like
magic with me. My foot was ollen
ard paining me yery much, but one
good application of Pain Balm relieved
mo. For sale by M L Marsh fe Co.
Of the Board of County Com
missioners for Cabarrus
County for the Year Ending
November 30th, 1899:
Number of days in session 24
Jno. P. Allison 24 days as
Commiscioaer $ 48.C0
Jno, P. Allison 8 days as
Jno. P. Allison 14 miles trayel
as Committee ,70
M. F. Nesbit21 days as Com
missioner M. F. Nesbit 4 days as Com
mittee M. F. Nesbit 510 miles travel
Jno. S. Turner 23 days as
Jno. S. Turner 4 days as Com-
Jno. IS. Turner 504 milea travel
10-4 Bleached SIis sting 22 1-2-:
Lace Curtains 68c. to $2,50
See our Irish point curia ms at . .'). v.;ai-u,va
Scrim 5c; Muslins and ovi.-os at 10 to 10c. IV1
Silkolines 0i to 12 Ac.
Nice Assortment Fancy Table Covers, B
Tidies, Cushions, Cushion Covers, etc.,
in.stamped, printed and worked patterns.
at $ to 3c. per skein. Zephyr 5c. per ': ' i.
Undecorated German China
Three sizes Plates and Sauce dishes at GOc. por .
Decorated cake plates, salad bowls, berry sets, cups and s;... !.
IDS Of in II 1 10 per m.
Combs 5c. up. Hair Brushes 8c. up.
Silk Dress Skirts at 83.35. Cheaper
98c. up. Ladies vests 15c. up. Drawers to match 18c. up. .':.;.'
Undershirts .18c. up. Drawers 25c. up. Nice lot of hood ami
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.
l If you are not a subscriber to
now la the time to subscribe. 4.
If you have anything tv J
you canmake it l:.'.ovvnthru:":i v
I The Standard. S
No unverified accounts audited.
I, W R Johnson, Register of Deeds
for Cabarrus county, do certify that the
above is a correct statement of com
pensation audited by the Board to the
members thereof severally.
W. R. Johnson,
Register of Deeds.
-ire errand, but Skin Frr.ptions rob
hi'eot joy. Bucklen's Arnica Slav
Lm, ou V7iu, uunnmn: and
is published every day Sunday ex
cepted) and delivered at your door
for only 10 g- per week or 35 e- per
prints home and other news that is
of interest to our readers and to make
it grow better we must have the pat
ronage of the people.
Giye us a trial when you make
ycur next order for
fa UUV tiUi HlOvl- ff -r.t. . - .x I
;t.,.-.-s r..- ,".; - . HJ I lmst tile care on earth: drir. nt ui:
, -W'-: ' ost land Aches. Only 23cts. a box." Cf i
tjuiunu-cu. Gold at Jj'etzer's Drn store.
J ii you,wantto;buy anything t
youjean caU for it throii
v The Standard.
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