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X. C. L'c. 20, 1899.
GOOD OFFICES DEEDED.
iiie reverses of the British
arms in South Africa have the
temporary effect to elate the
Boers and depress the British.
It is easily seen, however, that
whatever of opposition to the
war has heretofore appeared in
the British Empire will largely
tli.vvii:i.ear and these reverses
will tend to unify the nation.
The vein of boastfulness in the
English press gives way to a
iroro serious girding up of the
: a fight to the finish.
This the Boers are not slow to
grasp and the press dispatches
indicate that they would be glad
for the good offices of President
IcKiniey for an adjustment of
It is believed that Kimborly
will fall, and possibly Lady
smith, and yet there can hardly
Irir.cl of end to
Uie war, viz
umph of tho British anus.
esidenl MeKin ley
ligion and faith soared nearer
the throne where God sits.
The sermon was a blending of
interpose for reconciliation there
would be little hope of success
till British prestige were re
deemed from its present humilia
tion. England will unquestion
ably rally with increased and
uncompromising vigor while the
Boers arc holding British terri
more to desire
the good offices
There is much
than to oxpect in
of President Mckinley to stop
this war that must prove the
more and more deadly as it progresses.
the scholar's learning and me
philanthropist's love and emo
tion. I was reminded of the
late Br. Hoge, who preached so
loin? in Kichmoiui, in trie bimpae
eloquence and magnetism of Dr.
Harding. His closing para
graphs on the "rest" resulting
from walking in this good old
way were fraught with the very
poetry of feeling..
A large congregation heard
him. N J. A. B. Fry.
At Ceutral 31. E. Chin rh
rror. Crittenden to Tench Here.
His friends and acquaintances
iwdl be glad to learn that Prof. C
Sunday q Crittendon, of Virgina, who
two years ago was. prinpipal of
The services of Br. ETT Hard-! the graded school here for. a
. w . i iv r v 4 i few months, will return to Con
ing nt Central Methodist church nvo
cord and assist in teaching at the
Sunday morning was a rare,intel-1 Concord High School which
lectual and spiritual feast. The j position was resigned by Mr. W
4. t r.ifi i'Tiw, s Wilson, i'roi. u-iuuuuou ia
Old Paths." By closely knit
logic, language of ''pure Eng
lish undefiled," scientific com
parisons, literary excellence,
striking illustrations, the doctor
showed the wonder and glory
of this "good old way" and its
superiority to all other systems
of thought. AYe felt our founda
tions strengthened, our hopes
brightened, our zeal intensified,
by this sermon. As he spoke of
the foolishness of the man with a
pop-gun trying to blow Gibraltar
from its rock-bound mooring
and showed the man more im
becile who would try to under
mine the foundations of the
Christian's way, the soul seemed
to take hold more deeply of the
eternal verities of our holy re-
an able teacher and was liked
very much here. He has been
teaching in Henry College, at
Campbell, Tex., and gave., np
that position to accept this one.
All will bo glad to again
welcome him to Concord.
To accommodato those who
are partial to the use of atomi
zers in applying liquids into the
nasal passages for catarrhal
troubles, the proprietors prepare
Ely's Liquid Cream Balm. Price
including the spraying tube is 75
cents. Druggists or by mail.
The liquid embodies the medici
nal properties of the solid prep
aration. Cream Balm is quickly
absorbed by the membrane and
! docs not dry up the secretions,
but changes them to a natural
and lieal thy character. Ely
Brothers, 0 Warren St., N. Y.
We still have an assorant , 0f
zmw A.. am
IS3 ga.jp oir
suitable for presents.
D. J. Bostian.
Poprietor of the Racket St.. re
Suits worth $6.50 to go at $3.50.
0O Suits worth $4 to $5 to go at $2.50.
n Suits worth $3.50 to go at $2.00.
Boys' Overcoats. H:03 Mens' Overcoats.
'I ' he so goods were bought by Mr. Fetzer in New York this week and were shipped Tliursday. They arrived here Tuesday and are now on sale.
IL-se goods comprise the entire balance of winter stock in Boys Suits oftwo largeNew
York Clothing Manufacturers, and there is a lot of the very finest suits they made
tiinong them. We bought them at half price and we'll sell them that way . Lots of $6.50
femes foi $3,50, and $5.00 suits for $2.50. Over 300 Heavy all wool Oakland Oassimers
uits for $1.50. They are $2.50 suits at any cheap store in the State, i
f.7.J These' Oaklands are the best wearing medium priced goods on the market. Guaranteed to wear as well as any goods you can ge at
. ' . In fact you can't get these suits anywhere i the State for less than $2.50. Knee pants in heavv winter goods at 25 cents to 50 cent--)
,ts of them worth double what we ask for them. Boys' Overcoat at LESS THAN HALF PRICE." Jf you want to buy srood cloth
tor your boy at far less money than you often pay for poor clothes, just see this lot that we show. Our usual rule will apply to this
Everything we say about these goods is straight. Your money back every time on any goods that do not suit or fit or that in any way
Hosio Dozen Brierht Plaid Onlf Cla-ns o.
Just the kind yon have to pay 25e for at other places. But that's our way. We save you 25c on a 51 on nearly all kinds of ?ods,
Dozen Finest and Swellest
I adies7 and Geutlemens' Easy
Slippers at 50c.
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