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JOHN D. BARRIER and SON,
Editors and Proprietors.
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Address all communications to
Concord, N. C.
With today's issue the Stan
dard sends its Christmas greet
ings. Ere it appears rgr.in next
Tuesday the Christmas bells Aviil
have rung and the happy cele
brations will, have tilled tlie
hehrts of all, i
Concokd, N. C, Dec. 23, 1699.
M015 LISTENED TO REASON.
Two young negroes shot and
dangerously wounded Mr. Rob
.ivf H i er, a prominent farmer
in Nash county. While the
sbriH was taking them away a
mob of some forty men met him
and demanded the prisoners.
Some cooler heads used persua
sive powers and the lynching
tus abandoned. They were
landed in Raleigh jail Saturday
morning. It is cheering to see a
its oi yielding to conservative iu
Let this spirit pervade the
people of Cabarrusi
It is the old, old story told
again, of Peace on earth good will
to men." There is joy in the
thought, there is sweet ecstacy
in its appropriation to each indi
vidual. There is in each a privi
lege and a power to close the
door of receptivity to the sweet
ness of Christmas thoughts and
meditations, even to kindly in
fluences and the gentle loving
acts of those who would help us
to be happy. No better wish
can follow our Christmas message
than that the appetite be guarded
htft that the heart be thrown
wide open to every Christmas
joy and that the spirits be light
and gay in commemoration
of heaven's greatest gift to man.
Worthy Sympathetic Movement.
Gen. Lawton, whose fall was
so unexpected and is so lamented,
bad purchased a home in Cali
fornia. Half of the amount is
yet unpaid and is secured by
mortgage. A volunteer associa
tion has been formed to raise by
contributions the necessary
amount to liquidate the debt.
About 823,000 will be called for.
A Powder Mill Explosion
Removes everything in sight; so do
drastic mineral pills, but both are
mighty dan-erous. Don't dynamite the
delicate machinery of your body xnth
calomel, croton oil or aloes pills, when
Dr. Kings New Life Pills, which are
gentle as summer breeze, do the work
perfectly. Cures headache and consti
pation. Only 25c. at Fetzer s Drug
Maine Victims Coming.
The- Texas is on her way from!
Goods advertized by Cannon
& Fetzer Co. have come in
1,000 Boys' Suits, 2,000
Boys' Pants, 100 Boys' Over
ejoats, 100 Men's Overcoats, 200
dozen Caps. All ready for sale.
Black Diagonal Mackintosh
Cape Coats for si. 00 at Cannon
& Fetzer Co.'s.
The Concord Institute is doing
thorough work. Plenty of room
aud teachers. d23
eA broken heart and a refusal
Havana to Newport News with j of marriage," says the confirmed
151 coffins containing the remains ! bachelor, "is better than being
of the Maine victims. Tbev will
buried at Arlington cemetery
dcrmi: next week.
broke for the rest of your life.',
iii'SiZache stopped in 20 minutes ty Da p Y
' Pills- "Ono ren arto." HA
The village minister acquires a
surplice but seldom a surplus.
In all its etajres there
should be cleanliness.
Ely's Cream Balm
cleanses, eoot&es and heals
the diseased membrane.
It cures catarrh and drives
away a cold in the head
Cream Balm la placed Into the nostrils, eprtads
over the membrane and is absorbed. Belief is im
mediate and a cure follows. It Is not drying does
not produce sneezing. Large Size, 50 eenti at Drug
is'.s or by mall ; Trial Size, 10 cents by mail.
ElY BROTHERS, 66 jVarrea Street. New York.
Winter is Coming.
I ALREADY HAVE ' ON
HAND THREE CARS OP
And have ton more car loads on the way.
It is time for you to lay in a supply for
the winter, isn't it? I also haye on
hand the best of antracite coal. "
J. A. C. Blackweldcr
West Depot St. at Store. &5T 'Phone 68. 1
Goods our line is beautiful,
large and well assorted. For
Holiday and Bridal presents, we
are the people. Please do us
the favor to call and look them
over; we are proud to show
them and you don't have to buy;
but we find that folks generally
do buy after seeing our goods
and knowing the prices. Beauty
in style, Goodness in quality
and Lowest in price these are
the strong points in our stock.
Fetzer's Drug Store.
M, L. Brown & Bro,
LIVERY. FEED AND SALE
Just in rear of St. Cloud Hotel.
Omnibuses meet all passenger
trains. Outfits of all kinds' fur
nished promptly and at reason
able prices. Horses and mules
always on hand for sale. Breed
ers of thoroughbred Poland
from 5c. to 75c.
81.00, SI. 25, and 1.50.
50c. and 75c.
10c, 15c. and 25c.
Wool Mittens for
children 10c. and 15c.
15c, 25c. and 50c.
Ladies and Children.
Hosiery for all, both
great and small.
Back Combs, Pom
padour and Side COffllS.
XMAS Umbrellas fron
50c. to $2.59.
Gibson & Morrison.
Offers the buainees public a reliable, per.
manent, conservative and accommodate
mg banking instution.
We solicit your patronage with the
assurance of honorable treatment and
due appreciation of your patronage.
If we can serve you any time -ne will
be glad to have you come and see us.
Capital aM Surplus -
D. B Coivtkane, Cbashier,
J. M. Ode&Ii. President.
VHE BEST is what the People
A buy the most of. Xhat'8 Why
Hood's Sarsaparilla- has the largest
sale OF &hh MEmCttlZS-
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SBcnxXD Suits worth $6.50 to go at $3.50.
SQCO Suits worth $4 to $5 to go at $2.50.
22dDn Suits worth $3.50 to go at $2.00.
HcOcrD Boys' Overcoats. UdDdD Mens' Overcoats.
These goods were bought by Mr. Fetzer in New York this week and" were shipped. Thursday. They arrived here Tuesday and are now on sale.
These goods comprise the entire balance of winter stock in Boys Suits of two large New
York Clothing Manufacturers, and there is a lot of the very finest suits they made
mong them. We bought them at half price and we'll sell them that way. Lots of $ 6. 50
nits for $3,50, and $5.00 suits for $2.50. Over 300 Heavy all wool Oakland Cassimers
uits for $1.50. They are $2.50 suits at any cheap store in the State.
o Thes.e'Gklands are the best wearing medium priced goods on the market. Guaranteed to wear as well as any goods you can at
?2. 50. In fact you can t get these suits anywhere in the State for less than $2.50 Knee pants in heavy winter goods at 25 cents to 50 cent?.
Lots of them worth double wha we ask for them. Boys' Overcoats at LESS THAN HALF PlilCE. If you want to buy good clothes
for your boy at far less money than you often pay-for poor clothes, just see this-lot that we show. Our usual rule will annlv to this sale
Everything we say about these goods is straight, i Your money back every time on any goods that do not suit or fit or that in any way fail ta
piGciso you. .- ' ,
Hnn Dozen Bright Plaid Golf Caps at HSces
Just the kind yon have to pay 25c for at other places. But that's our way. We save von 2fW- n i ' i n u:j
i r Dozen Finest and Swellest
Ladies' and Gentlemens7 Easy
Slippers at 50c.
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