THE S T A II D A It D.
Friday, August 10, 1888.
Allen G. Thurman.
MTATE VE.MIK'RATIC tm ket.
For Lieutexant-Goveror :
For Secretary of State:
WILLIAM L. SAUNDERS,
of Orange (Jounty.
Por State Treasurer:
DONALD W. BAIN,
of Wake County.
For State Auditor:
GEORGE W. SANDEKLIN,
of "Wayne County.
For Supt. of Public Instruction:
SIDNEY M. FINGER,
of Catawba County.
TUEODORE F. DAVIDSON,
of Buncombe County.
Associate Justices Supreme Court:
JOSEPH J. DAVIS, .
of Franklin County.
JAMES E. SHEPHERD,
of Washington County.
ALPIIONSO C. AVERY,
of Burke County.
for Presidential Electors at Large.
ALFRED M. WADDELL,
of New Hanover CouDty.
FREDERICK N. STEUDWICK,
of Orange County.
The Republican party are doing
sll in their power to convince the
people that the great issue between
the paities is free trade and protec
tion. There is but one issue in this
present campaign. It is -embodied in
President Cleveland's message pro
posing a reduction of the tariff du
ties to a basi3 for revenue only. A
xovenne sufficient for the expenses of
The Democracy waut Protection.
They want a Protective tariff just in
accordance with the presidents
ideas. They want protection from
a hoarded surplus that creates in
ihigh places the temptation for ex
travagance and fraud. They want
protection against the formation of
corners and trusts by bond holders
.and manufacturers and monopolies.
They want protection against a
S Cbangers on "J look
stftf auage to live off of the
..)jpies money. They want protec
tion agaiust a set of bloody shirt:
wavers of the Ingall and iiigersoll 1
stripe who are endeavoring to keep
-alive the fires of sectional hate and
a:iimoJty, They Mant protection
.against an influx of cheap heathen
Chinese labor of which Mr. Harri
.son was the champion. Last, but
not least, our good old North .State
wants protection from any possibili
ty of a return to radical rule of
years ago. They want protection
from a set of officials who by former
co-oporation are allied to the irre
sponsible horde of carpet baggers
adventurers and spend-thrifts who
.once held high carnival in our State
halls. They want protection for
.tluir eastern white brethren from
it he domination of a'race, the major
ity of whom are unfit to govern even
their home affairs. They want pro
tection from "one idea" fanatics who
would fain throw aside all other in
terests of the old commonwealth to
-.parry out a pet hobby.
Finally, when the leaves are sere
and yellow, in the coming Novem
ber, they will, by ballot have this
protection, nailing and clinching
down the democratic platform, both
National and State, as the platform
of their rulers.
As will be seen by a call from J.
F. Williford, secretary of the Con
federate SurvivorsAssociation of Ca
barrus, a preliminary meeting of the
officers of this association is called
for Saturday the 18th. We are
. glad that Secretary Wilriford, in
the absence of Col. N. Slough, the
President, has taken this" step to
bring together these old soldiers
:3Y ho for years served the Confedera-
cy and bore aloft during that time
the "Stars and Bars." True, the civil
war is over and again this mighty
republic is one in interest and
thought. Its perpetuation is as
dear to the hearts of those who
once contended for a separation as it
is to those who wore the blue. This
coming together will be of much in
terest to these old veterans of a Lost
Cause and it will be of interest to
the young, vividly bringing to mind
what their fathers dared in the past,
we hope that every old soldier that
can come will meet with this consti
tuted committee on tomorrow week
(the 18th,) and make all necessary
arrangements for the perfection of
this reunion during the fair. And
we hope that a grand basket pic nic
will be arranged for that time and
every old veteran of Cabarrus, and
his family, will be present to talk
over the days that tried mens souls.
And again we hope every one of those
who in their youthful- days followed
Lee, Jackson, Longsfcreet and Stu
art through a hail of 'shot and shell
will prepare their old relics of war
days for exhibition, and the girl? of
"yt olden time," whose locks are
now silvered by the frosts of tjme,
will exhibit those homespun dresses,
woven by their own hand, and made
memorable in song. Let us have a
As w as seen by the call of the
chairman of the county democratic
executive committee, published in
our last issue, a convention for the
nomination of a county ticket will
take place in the Courthouse on
the 8th of September, proceeded by
the regular primaries in the several
townships on September 1st, at
w hich primaries a committee of live
will be elected to serve the township
as executive commit te. It is impor
tant and absolutelv necessary that
these committees be composed of the
best and most influential democrats
in the township, men unprejudiced
and with the best interest of the
party at heart, for upon those com
mittees rests the duty of electing the
democratic executive committee. The
men composing the county executive
committee should be chos3n from
the most wide-awake, liberal, -conscientious,
and influential democrats in the
county, fot upon them and their ef
forts depend, in a great measure,
the success and harmony that every
democrat is anxious to see.
Now, since the executive commit
tee has called a county convention,
why not have well-atteuded prima
ries, in which every voter has regis
tered his will and sentiment? Go
early, and stay the whole day! And
what if you do ? You will have done
nothing but your duty.
What is the convention? to pre
serve the best interest of the demo
cratic party. The Ex. Com. has called
the convention; that committee is a
confided representative of the people.
The convention ispart of our organiza
tion, if sustained and supported in
its state form, why not in the coun-
Gentlemen, you men who compose
the grand and intelligent party of
the people, in the name of peace,
harmony, in the name of success,
"which means a ,continuance in now
er of good and faithful officials, we
say go to the primarises, and stay
there long enough to lay in all your
complaints and suggestions, and
when that is done, you will then
have nothing to do, but abide by the
honest and fair work, in which you
had a voice. Let us see what the
democrats will do.
COXSTITlTHrX At A.M EJfDJIKfT.
Many of our people are, perhaps,
not aware that one of the most im
portant issues to be decided at the
approaching election is the proposed
amendment to the constitution of
the State, under which amendment,
if it carries at the election, two
J udges will be added to our Supreme
Court beech, making the number of
Snpeme Court Judges five instead of
three. It is believed by all, who are
informed as the Judicial work of our
State, that the additon of two Judges
to the present Supreme Court is an
absolute necessity,because of the fact
that theincrease of legal business in
the State has by appeals from the
Superior Courts so increased the Su
preme docket as to make it both
physically and mentally impossible
for three Judges to do the work re
quired of the court, as it is now.con
stituted. There are in round numbers about
400,000 tax-payers in the State, and
the two extra Judges will cost oulv
five thousand dollars, a year, which
will impose a tax of only one .and
one-quarter cent on each tax-payer.
Of this tax the large tax-pavers will
pay by far the larger part, leaving
for the small taxpayer a sum too
small to be felt, or even calculated,
Judge Shepherd, of Beaufort
county, and Judge Avery, of Burke
county, are the Democratic nominees
for places on the Supreme Court
bench under the proposed amend
ment to the constitution of the State
and are both gentlemen of the high
est personal character and fitness
for the duties of the office.
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Herein North Carolina we have
now a striking example of the incon
sistency and insincerity of the Pro
hibitionists. Notwithstanding the
fact that the Republican National
platform has come out squarely for
free whiskey, and notwithstanding
the additional fact that that party
was at the last general election anti
prohibition, these pretended advo
cates of the abolition of all sorts of
intoxicants, are hand and glove with
Dockery and his following, This
movement is led by the Rev. W. T.
Walker, as the gubernatorial candi
date of the Prohibition party, who
seems, in addition to his high calling
of preaching "Christ and Him cruci
fied," is not averse to making a party
"spec" in the political field. The
assertion is boldly made that the
Rev. Walker is in the pay of the Re
publicans, receiving 1,000 to make
the campaign; the shrewd managers
of the negro party in the South,
knowing that every vote taken from
the Democrats, will count two for
the Republicaus. By getting
"Brother" Walker, with the natural
credit which attaches to his cloth, to
go through the State and preach
Prohibition it is hoped that many
hundreds of Democrats, who are
known to favor the cause of Prohibi
tion, will be induced to give their
suffrages to the candidate of that
paity, and thus draw from the Dem
ocratic ranks a sufficient number of
votes to make the election of Dock
ery possible. It i- plain to the man
agers of Dockery's campaign that no
Republicans are going to vote
against their own party, which is
for free whiskey, in favor of the
Prohibition party, which is for no
whiskey at all.
This is the little game, and a very
pretty plan it is to be sure. But we
do not believe that any reasoning
Democrat or even Prohibitionist, in
the State, who is sincere in trying
to advance the best interests of his
State, will be deluded by this plaus
ible snare. Votingfor Walker means
anything else but voting against free
whiskey or for no whisky. And any
intelligent man, who will investigate
for himself, will .quickly see that,
however much he may want prohibi
tion; however strongly he may be
wedded to the cause, the interest of
that cause and that party are not to
be advanced in that way. No Bane
man could think for one moment
that there was a possibility of elec
ting Walker, however much some of
them might desire it; and if it is true,
as charged, that he is a hireling, we
very much mi take the temper of
North Carolinians if he gets enough
votes to be counted. But the .fact
that he is a preacher; that he wears
the garb accredited to the servants
of the Most High, is apt to lead
some of the over zealous ones astray.
They are likely to overlook the fact
that "he has disgraced his sacred
office by playing the Judas in .the
It is not only important but essen
tial to the welfare of the Old North
State that the Democrats elect their
State ticket. A failure from any
cause to do so would be disastrous
and humiliating in the extreme. We
can do it, and should not take any
chances of failure. Let the wily
Dockery have his say; let Parson
Walker preach and prate, but let the
Democracy of North Carolina go to
.the polls solid in November, and
give such 8 majority for its nomi
nees &s will forever defer other Re
publicans, like Judge Russell, from
becoming candidates for State offi
cers. Wilmington Messenger.
TheColumbia (S.C ) Daily Register
of the 2nd inst says :
On Tuesday last Mr Dave Jus
tice, engineer of engine, No 70, on
the Atlantic Crast Line ran his
train, the afternoon passenger,
from this city to Charleston in re
markable time. The whole distance.
137 miles, was made in just three
hours and four minutes, or 184
minutes. Twelve full stops were
made, and two "slow downs' of
three miles each to a rate of fifteen
miles an hour, and also the rules
were conformed to requireing fif
teen minutes to make the run from
Ashley Jnction to Charleston.6 1-2
During twenty-two weeks of "this
year 8,126 patents were issued by
the United States patent office, but
of this number only fifty-three .were
issued to women.
. Charlotte has a colored hospital
which is kept up by the whites
The North Carolina Tobacco Asso
ciation meets in Morehead on the
2th inst, and from present prospects
will be largely attopded,
A party from the- Haywood
Sulphur Springs caught " 300 trout
yesterday within four miles of the
Springs. Ash ville Sun.. -.
Bishop Granbery who will preside,
at the next session of the North
Carolina Methodist Conference, at
Newborn, has, by request changed
the time one week later, making the
session on the 28th of Jfoyember.in
stead of the 21st. '
The Twin-City Daily, of Winston
is satisfied that during the month
of September as much as ten miles
of track will be laid on the Wmston
Mr. Locke Craig, who has returned
from a trip to Black Mountain
reports killing a rattje snake the
other day, which measured five feet
in length and three inches iij diame
ter. It had eighteen rattles and
abatton, and was a "whopper."
Since the 14th of July, the follow
ing new postoffices have been estab
lished in North Carolina: Defiance,
countv; Dorado, Stokes county
Forge, Sun y county; Rehoboth,
Northampton county; Sitton, Hen
derson county; Thmston. Alexnder
Some on entered the store of
Mr. L. Edwards, in the Wright
building, last night, and took there
from about four hundred dollars in
cash and a gold watch. It is evident
that the store was entered by means
of keys and strong suspicion rests
upon a certain party who uncere
moniously left town early this mornr
iug on the west-bound accommoda
The Dunbury iron mines are de
veloping wonderfully. During the
last few weeks a surface af 6,000
square feet of iron ore has been made
bare, and twenty five "located",
mines are yet to be examined. ' The
ore is pronounced to be of as fine
maguetic ore as can be found on the
continent. Carthage Blade."
The Capitoh when the Legislature
again assembles in it,.will b.e a very
beautiful place. Well heated and
lighted for the first time, and with
an abundant supply of water, it will
be really habitable. Then there arc
the decorations. The offices on the
lower floor are all frescoed, save odo
of the Auditor's room. Tuesday he
wi l move out of that and the pain
ters will take charge. The next step
will be the painting of the hallways
and i-otunda. The repairs ai.d
repainting are really an economy,
as they are needed for the preerva-J
lion of the costly and stately build
ing. From Wibnigton to Raleigh the
ci ops do not look well. Corn is a
failure, well-nigh in many sections.
On upland this is particularly the
case, cotton is small, but full of
bolls. The crop will be good, it is
" UEXEKAL SEW8.
Harrison for President, Blaine for
.Premier, and Mort on to pay the bills,
is about the size of the Republican
plan of operations at this writing.
A western man is selling large
quantities of an ink which he calls
"lovers' ink." Its peculiarity is that
the writing in which it is used en
tirely disappears after twelve hours.
Brown's valley, iu Minnesota, has
just been visited by a terrible storm
of haii. Hailstones as large as bens'
eggs fell rapidly for an hour, cutting
down all the standing crops,
Portable electric lights, arranged
to hang on a button of one's coat,
and with a parabolic reflector to
concentrate the light, with storage
batteries weighing one and a half
pounds each, are made to enable
persona to read in railroad cars by
Aruxgham, Ala., August 6
Amos Miller, a white miner twenty
five years old, was arrested here late
last night charged with wife murder.
Saturday he became enraged at his
wife and beat her severely, from the
effects of which she died yesterday.
The murder was a double one, as
Mrs. Miller would have given birth
to a child.
Cincinnati, Aug. 4-John Robin
son, tho vetran showman, died at 8
o'clock this morning. He had been
for some weeks in a critical condi
tion' Mr. Robinson was more than
80 years of age. Until within a
very short time he rpautained a re
markable degree of valor. He has
spent almost hi3 whole life in the
management of a circus, being suc
ceeded by his sons witLin the past
few years. He had amassed a large
Major Barnes, the Representative
in Congress from the Augusta, (Ga.)
district, accompanied by Senators
Brown and Colquitt and the two
South -Carolina Senators, Hampton
and Butler, called on the President
yesterday and extended an invita
tion to him and Mrs Cleveland- and
the members of his Cabnet and their
families to visit Aughsta during the
Exposition to be held there this fall.
The affair was of an entirely infor
mal character and devoid of cere
A 111 Reatlnff. Pl? JTimqttltt
Washington, Aug. 6f The Presi
dent was informed of t-he death of
General Sheridan this morning and
immediately sent the following dis
patch to Mrs. Sheridan :
"To Mrs. Sheridan. Nonquitt, Mass.
yia New Bedford, Mass;
"While the nation mourns its loss
and shares your sorrpw, let ine exrr
press to you my personal grief and
most sincere condolence.
(Signed) "Grover Cleveland,"
The flags on all the public build
ings, hotels and many , business
houses are at half mast out of respect
to the memory of General Sheridan.
The President received the first in
formation of General Sheridan 8
death by a telephone message sent to
him at Oak View from the White
House by Col. Lamont, who arrived
there about 830 o'clock this morning.
The president had decided to remain
at Oak View during the day, but
this news altered his plans und he
decided to come into the city. He
reached the White House about 10.
45 o'clock and sent for the Secretary
of War to meet him at the White
Houee. In the meantime the fol
lowing executive order was issued :
Washington, Aug. 6, 1888.
"Asfa mark of respect to the mem
ory of Gen. Sheridan the President
directs that the national flag be dis
played at half mast on "all the build
ings of the executive department in
the city of Washington until after
his funeral shall have taken place.
By direction of the President.
(Signed) Daniel S. Lamont,
Pi ivate Secretary,"
Co!. Kellogg of Gen. Sherinan's
staff will leave Washington this af
ternoon at 2 o'clock for Nonquitt.
The Secretary of War will issue a
general order to the army this after
noon announcing Gen. Sheridan's
death and directing that the flags at
all.milita.ry posts be placed at half
mast. The President directed that
Major General Schofield, command
ing the Division of the Atlantic, with
headquarteas at New -York, be or -
dered to VVashiugton at once to as
sume command and a telegram to
that effect was sent him by Acting
Adjutant General Kelogg this after
Road Disaster: The Work of
The Southbound passenger train
which left this city last Sunday af
ternoon on the Cbjuiotte, Columbia
& Augusta road, was wrecked at a
point 22 miles south of Charlotte.
The engine encountered an obstruc
tion that had been placed on the
track, and a fearful wreck ensured.
No one on board the train was killed
outright, but five people were
wounded, one of whome has since
The train left Charlotte on the
fated trip 45 minutes late, having
been delayed by the late train from
Danville. Capt. Sprinkle was the
conductor in charge, and engineer
Alexander pulb-d the throttle in the
cab of one of the new coal burning
engines recently place on the ,C. C.
& A, road.
The Catawba river bridge had
been passed, and the engine was
forcing around a cui ye into a deep
cut, when Engiheerman Alexanders
sharp eyes caught sight, of a little
object just ahead that caused him to
turn pale. It was a heavy iron .con
trivance called a rachet drill, screw
ed to one of the rails of the track.
The engineer knew that that ob
struction meant disaster, tut he
threw on his breaks, reversed his
engine and steeled his nerves to
meet the shock. It came and Almost
within an instant. The moment the
pilot wheels of the engine "struck
the terrible piece of iron, the huge
machine fairly leaped into the air
and landed in the dicth, twenty five
feet ahead, without having once
struck the rails or crossties. The
tender shot ahead fifty .feet further
and landed with its frqnt.'end in the
direction of the train, having been
turned completely around, ihe
the postal car forged to one side
and landed a broken and splintered
mass on top of the demolished engine
The baggage car turned to the. other
side and ploughed into the embank
ment, and the second -class cair was
hurled forward and landed be.ttween
the wreckage of the postal and bag
gage cars. Jhe .first-class car turn
ed over in tne ditch and all the
trucks of the sleeper left the track.
All the disaster was the result of
a well known planned design at
train wrecking. Last Friday, a tool
known among railroad men as a
rachet drill, was stolen from a sec
tion master's house This instru
ment is a heavy irou affair, and is
made to clamp the rails where they
join and hold the chisel while a hole
is bored in the rail. The wreckers
fastened this tool to one of the rails
of the track, and the deadly wieck
soon followed. There is no clew
whatever to the guilty parties, but
no efforts is to be spared to jhunt
them down. It is expected to have
the track cleared .today.
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WIS HAVE PECIDED NOT TQ WAIT UNTIL THE END OF THE
BUT HAVE PUT THE KNIFE IN EIGHT AT THE STAET
' -o: -
Now Catch On.
WE HAVE A BIG STOCK OF
CLOTHING, HATS AND SHOES,
AND THEY MUST GO! WE OFFER:
A BLUE FLANNEL STTTT. mn'si
A GOOD UNION CASSIMERE SUIT, men's size, at . 5 00 " a 00
A GOOD WORSTED SUIT, men's size, at 5 00 1
A GOOD UNION CHEVIOT SUIT, men's size, at .... . 6 00 4
A GOOD UNION CASSIMERE SUIT, men's size, at. . . 4 00 '
A GOOD TWEED SUIT, men's size, at. . .............. 450
A GOOD ALL-WOOL CHEVIOT SUIT, men's size, at 8 50
A FINE ALL-WOOL CASSIMERE SUIT, men's size, at 10 00 '
A FINE ALL-WOOL WORSTED SUIT, men's size, at 12 50 '
J6-AN ENDLESS VARIETY OF PANTS at "75c , SI, 81.25 and
M.50, worth 25 to 50 per cent. more. All kinds of LIGHT SUM MET!
FABRICS AT VERY LOW PRICES. ui wuni dujijilk
HATS, H j H S .
Men's Malaga, extra wide. " "on
Men's Mackinaw Sundav Hat " kn 'wnrh
Men's Wnite Canton Sunday Hat ..'".." " 40 " en
Men's AVhite Canton Sunday Hat.. ?n -
.Men's WTiite Canton Sunday Hat fx 1 An
Men's Drab and Calf Canton. . . . J
Meu Fine Manilla six different styles, all good.'.".'.'.. $1 50 " 2 00
Men a Brown Manilla. i 9 n " 1
Men's Brown Manilla .".'.' .' .' .' . .' ." '. .' .' .' ." ." ." '. ." .' .100 " 1 50
ALL OTHERS IN PROPORTlON.r
Ladies I Gents', Misses I Children's Shoes,
AT PRICES TO PLEASE THE MILLIONS.
IF YOU DON'T CATCH ON, COME AND SEE US, AND THEN
YOU WILL. DON'T SAY NO!
BUT TAKE IT
.CANNQNS & FETZER.
OFFICE OF COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY,
Washington, June 2T, 1888.
Whereas, by satisfactory eridence
to the undersigned,it has been made
to appear that "The Concord Na
tional Bank," in the town of Con
cord, in the .county of Cabarrus and
plied with all the provisions of the!
statutes of the united States re -
quired to l e complied with before
an association shall be authorized to
commence the busines of banking: :
Now therefore I, Jesse D. Abra
hams. Demit v
of the Currency, do hereby certify !
that "The Concord National Bank,'' 1
in ine town 01 oncord.in tne county
of Cabarrus and State of North
Carolina, is authorized to commence
the business of banking as provided
in Keetion fiftv miA himrli-e4 anA
. . y a uuvi
XWf tt ",Atcli3CU ittiuie j
l and and seal of office this 26th day
of June. 188ft.
J. D. ' BRAHAMS,
Deputy and Acting Comptroller of
the Currency. - Hv29 2 m.
Io Tour Own T veins, at Hom.
Th v will dve evervtViim ti.bt a .niri
where. Price lOe. a packaie. 1 Ley have noequal
fur Strength, Brifrhtneaa. Amount ia Pack awn
FETZER'S DRTJG STORE, and D
D. JOHNSON'S DRUG STORE.
iid Brim Hals !
A new and pretty lot just received,
which will be nid cheap.
Mks. J, U CROSS. '
stdd h ais
si ' z. nn T,.a, o c n
,efre n.ow VVcl to make you
i cuu prices, spot cash, on
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, &C
as well as other lines of
preparatory to makiag
. LUII.U line ui IIICICU1.
in our entire line of
e promised you some t:mesiuce to
in cas you rave
publicly fctat that your increased pat-
, uu Kit glMl IU 11113
jronage compels us to .make goodour
promts?, so study voar interest by ex.
; amii.imr nnr hr"m,fn I r, ...,r
we thank you for jour support, ard
you will find with us a geueral line of
Friend and Patron of the
country flour, country bacoa and
choice m-su buiter on ice.
2c4t BELL & SIMS, AgVs. :.
A large lot of tquare palm leaf
fans at the Millinery Store.
Mas.. J. M. CROSS.