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NEWS THAT IS NEWS
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t VOL.VI-NO. 53.
CONCORD- N. C, THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 1895.
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GIYE US A TRIAL
LOOKS LIKE SPIfE WORK.
Toioirromu mil For the Arrest . of
jno. - Napp for Horse NtelinK-tle
Is Innocent. Yet Pursued.
It is all about a small black horse,
about ten Tears old.
The Standard knew the first of
the week that a warrant cauie here
from Lancaster county, S. C, from
the sheriff to Sheriff Sims for the
arrest of Mr. John S Sapp, late pro
prietor of the Morris House and a
son of Citizen W S Sapp, Concord.
The warrant charged that Mr.
Sapp had stolen a horse and a letter
accompanying stated . that he was
heading towards Concord.
Mr. Sapp did carry u horse out of
South Carolina and he walked 17
miles that cold Saturday night too
cold to ride.
He brought the horse to Fred
Starnes, of No. 10, on Tuesday
Hearing that there was a warrant in
Concord for him, Mr, Sapp came up
here Wednesday to investigate and
give himself up if necessary.
The sheriff did not arrest him,
this itpon advice of his attorney. lie
telegraphed the sheriff of Lancaster
that Sapp was here; answer came
back to arrest him. Sheriff Sims,
upon advice of his attorney, has not
and will not arrest Mr. Sapp as facts
The Standard made no publica
tion of the warrant business, because
one may expect anything from Till
man's State, and we believed that
there might be something wrong.
We interviewed Mr. Sapp and this
was his account :
In October, 1891, Fred Starnes, of
No. 10, 'his county, sold to John
Beckham a horse. To secure the
payment Staines took a mortgage on
the horse. Later on he moved to
South Carolina. There he disposed
of the horse to a merchant Fitz
patrick, who afterwards sold the
horteaia a -colored man for cash.
Starnes learned that the horse was
near Lancaster, but con Id not find
it. He met up with John Sapp,
who lives in Union county, near the
State line. And he to!d Sapp that
he wonld pay him liberally to get
Sapp went before a trial justic-1,
showed the mortgage itself and
secured papers by which to take the
horse. The papers were put into
tae hands of a constable ana witn
SanD and a man who knows the
hcrae went in search of it. After
- a whole day's ride they found the
place about 9 o'clock at tight. The
colored man at first refused to give
hi ii np, but when the constable
showed him the papers and reasoned
with him. he consented for the horse
to be taken. This is the story. The
warrant calls for the arrest of the
constable, S'.pp and the fellow that
recognized the horse,
i'l Several parties from southern Ca
; foamis, among others Mr. U A
Kluttz, say this horse is Starnes,
and Mr, Klutfz himself wro'e the
mortgage in 1891 and Mr. Sapp ex
. hibited it. The story seems perfectly
It is believed the colored man
went to Fi zpatrick end that he i
the one thut .vacts yengeance out of
The Standard is glad Mr. Sapp
cm clear it up. He doesn't claim
to be an acgel and he certainly
would not steal a 10 year old black
horse, that had survived a mortgage
ever since 1891. We speak of this
matter at this length, because of the
report having been circulated that
- Le had stolen a J-orse.
All in One Day.-
Wednesday morning a gentleman
of our town drew out of the bank
AJ ; U paia u io u ; ana . u wv. iu io
the gentleman who drew it out of
he bank in the morning. The very
same money, you understand, went
all these rounds paying obligations
and finally got back to the man that
Btarted it. We happen to know, too,
that that money was returned 'o the
bank and Cashier Coltrane p-ud it
out again the yery same bills.
Wonder jf they will make another
300 Donated by a University Student
Aid of Hl Fellow Students.
Chapel Hill, Jsn. 16. A young
man in the University of North
- Carolina, touched by the poverty of
bo many of his fellow students and
their manly efforts for education,
has jiven President Winston thiee
hundred dollars to be used in help
ing the most needy aud deserving.
Aboat 20 students now in the Uni
versity aie supporting themselves by
labor-wbik pursuing their studies,
and fully the third of all the sta
den's here are more or less selfasup-
: goring. "' .v .";
" Mr. Iuffalis is not a candidate for
iW.nte. Mav the Vorld now
Nome of the Sew Legislators at Ral
eigh too Wtinuy to Buy a Rlackbocrd
Opponents of 1'ritchard Sullen
Raleigh, Jan. 16. The poiiticai
atmosphere here is calmer but tie
opponents of Pritchard are still
sullen. The main feature now is
the contest over seats in the As
sembly There are seventeen cases.
The bitterness of the fusiouis-b
toward the Democrats grows. To
day there was a bitter attack on the
Democrats because certain com
miseoners would not allow a Pop
ulist sheriff, newely elected, to take
r is seat because he could not give
bond. This was from Pitt county,
and many like con tests from other
counties are promised.
It is said that Holton has not
congratulated "Pritjhard and this
promises some ducuasioB, but urless
some such split comes, the fury of
he victorious party is expected to
increase as the session grows.
Sexate The day was an inter
esting one m the Senate. It was de-
voiced to the introduction and pass
age or bills of minor importance.
The most general and prolonged de-
te occurred on a proposition to
place a blackboard, to cost about 5,
in the Senate chamber as a con
venience in publishing the ti-iies and
places of committee meetings. A
number of Populist Seoators oppos
ed the resolutions on the ground cf
economy. It was passed.
Was Not Drunk, He Nays.
The Standard publi&bed an item
about a man by the name of Kirk
man being drunk, and frozen last
Saturday night. We got our infor
mation from a policeman and other
responsible parties. He writes a let
ter in which be says : 'I see in your
issue of Jan. 15 thut W FKirkman,
of Forest Kill, while ont d:iving in
a drunken condition Saturday night
had his hands and feet frozen ard
when tbawed they became black. I
wish to statd that I was not drunk,
neither have I used stimulants for
eleven months. 1 had none about
me; was out on business, was caught
in the storm and of course suffered,
Hope you will correct and oblige.
W. F. Ki 5Kii?r.
Pounding; A Preacher.
Concord, N. C. The pastor cf
St. Andrew's Evangical Lutheran
pastorate, Concord, N. C, Rev. J D
Shealy, had a very much appreciate d
surprise on the evening of new year's
day, by a large number of the male
membership of Mt. Hermon congre
gation, visiting and supplying his
woodyard, pantry and barn with
such things as are neccesaary for the
comfort cf a pastor and his family.
The goci people of St. Andrew's
pastorate are not spiritually dead,
as some might suppose. And chey
are showing their epirtual life by
their tokens of Christian respact and
love for their pastor's welfare, -'inasmuch
as ye have done it unto one
of the least of these brethern, ye
haye done it unto me. (S. C.) Luth"
Bits of Knowledge.
A temperature of 220 degrees be
low the zero of Fahrenhit has been
produced by railing corbon bisulp
hide and liquid nirtous acid.
Voluntary muscles are almost al
ways red; while the involuntary
tnuscles are generally white, the
most notable exception in the latter
case beiDg the heart.
Cats and several other animals
have a false eyelid, which can be
drawn over the eyeball, either to
cleans it or to protect it from too
strong a light.
The mole is not blind, as many
persons suppose. Its eye is hardly
larger and a pinhead, and it is care
fully protected fr m dust and dir
by means of inclosing hairs
The blood flows almost a3 freely
through the bones as through the
flesh of yery young children, but as
age comes on tbe blood vessels in the
bones are almost filled with matter.
- Rats' must have access to water cr
theytlie. A. trapped rat may be
tamed by allowing no water but that
offered in a spoon, for the creature
soon learns to recognize the hand
wbicb supplies this all important
Hermitage Mills Sold.
Reidsvitl-, Jan. 16 The Her
mitage Cottou Mills were sold at
public outcry today, under order of
the court, by F n Fries,' receiver.
The sale attracted considerable in
terest and the property was bought
in by Messrs. Howell, Orr & Co., of
Charlotte, Heath, Springs & Co., of
Lancaster. S. C, and the Bank of
Reidsville, representing a syndicate
of creditors. The plant is very
valuable, in excellent shape and
WIPE TBE RESERVES
THE STA1E GUARD ALSO HAS
Tlic Reformers tthoving Bills Into the
Hopper Education of Blind
BiIS of All Sorts.
In the Senate the most import new
bills were to prohibit the printing
and distribution of false and fraudu
lent election tickets ; to repeal the
act concerning delay by railway in
freight shipments ; to define lard
and butter aud regulate their sale;
to abolish the county board of ednca
tion are reduce the salaries of county
superintendents ; to incorporate ' he
Piedmont Slock Insurance Co. ; to
compel railways to pay taxes; to
amend the game laws so as to pro
tect growing crops ; to make educa
tion of blind children compulsory ;
to faciliate the trial in causes and
reduce their expenses ; to extend the
term for building the Cape Fear and
At the House session notices of
contest were filed by Pearson against
Monroe, from Wayne; Newson
again t Wiuborne, from Hertford;
Hodges against Harter from Beans
fort. The chi f bills introduced
were to allow county officers to' give
bonds in securii? companies; to re
peal the act establishing the Naval
Reserves; to provide for Supreme
court reporters; to establish Criminal
and Superior courts, end establish
courts of oyer and terminer; to
equalize tax assessments; to provide
for inspection cf illuminating oil; to
lictnse physicians and secure their
payment for services, to give notice
of application for pardon ; io abolish
the State guard; to repeal the act
in regard to uuiform taxation; to
relieve members of volunteer fire
companies; to sajend tae charter o'
Aewbtrn. After a long debate a re
solution was adcpt.d allowing the
Secretary of State to return to public
printing bidders their bids and $500
checks. The Mil to require com
missioners to reduce the bond of the
eiiei-ff of Pitt county to 8ixt
thousand dollars caused a long de
ba'e, the fnsionists taking occasicn
as on yesterday, to attack the system
cf county government.
Washington, D. O, Jan. 14. The
"Surrender' (V.) postoffice, where,
under the famous apple tree, Lee
handed his sword to Grant, is "Ap
pomattox" once more.
The Pos.cffice Department has
found a way of bringing about the
change by calling the new county
seat, formerly known as "Nebraska,"
"Vest Appomattox," and restoring
to the original Appomattox its his.
An elaborate official explanation
accompanying the change shows
that the selection of the name "Sur
render" was on the advice of Mr.
Harry St.George Tucker, representa
tive in Congress for that district.
Barney Price Dead.
Mr. B O Price, of No. 2, died
He had been sick with a kidney
trouble. His death is a surprise to
his neighbors, many of them not
knowing he was sick.
He was 46 years of age.
The nirtsDeLane racket is over.
Mr. DeLane was again before tbe
tribunal yesterday, but the rase was
dismissed for lack of evidence.
There was evidence to the effect that
the slanderous letter was written by
a woman, and that c1 eared Mr. De
Lane. Miss Hirt did not appear at
court yesterday. Charlotte Ob
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TOWN AND COUNTY.
Concord has a little sensation;
Tou are invited to- read the new
ad of The Low Company.
C L Walter, of No. 2, has moved to
Mooresville, N. C.
The streets are being cleaned np
The yard at the Reformed church
is being raised.
Charlotte is infested with whoop
ing congh and tramps.
The Bcrape we spoke of on Thurs
day was the scraping of the street.
The Eeely Institute is trying to
revive. 1c is sending out circulars.
Deputy Collector Harris has ie
inrnea irom a ham trip, no was
out in all that cold weather.
A big scrape took place in the
city today, but it is too dirty to men
There are several Northern ladies
stopping at the St. Cloud. Misses
Gilbert and Wilson, of Brooklyn.
G M Lore has been confined to
his hsme for more than a month
M L Brown & Bro., have received
a car load of mules from St. Lou.s.
They have sold many of th-m.
The fellow that slipped in the
dining room stealing mused "I guess
I'll take them (the silver spoons).
"I'm no darned gold-bag "
r. R K Blair, druggist ot Albe
marle, spant Thursday in the city
visiting his cousin. Dr. D D Johns
Some of our readers imagine Hor
ner's real name to be Dr. H C Her- j
ring. Why, Dr. Herring has noi
Th Brown Clothing Company
has been organized a". Salisbury. M
S Brown is presidenf "-Ias.
Ileiiig secretary and
The Salisbury lleral
death of Marcellus PJyler,
this paper, was the direct
The old Tar Heel Minstrels will
organize next week. An orchestra
with twelve instruments will furnish
Walter Kestler, a natiye Concoid
boy Hying in Winston, has been
elected 6th assistant engrossing
clerk of the Legislature.
Mr. John W Wj'dsworth.of Char
lotte, who has been reported as quite
ill, is reported no better. Mr.
ft'adsworih has many friends here
who will regret to hear of his seri
A man by the name of Hucks was
placed in jail Thursday night for re
moving crops from Mr. P M Morris
place in No. 2. The jail is getting
full; but, like a bus, there is aUays
roum for one more.
Mr. Harris, tbe defeated clerk of
the court of Montgomery county.
was in the city Wednesday. He
went out to Patterson's Mills. It is
probable that he will branch out in
the mercantile business at that
Oen. Lee's birthday comes on 19th
January. It is a legal holiday in
most of tbe Southern States. Lou-
siana will make President Jefferson
Davis's birthday a legal holiday.
That will be well done. Let other
The Press save that Col. Julian S
Carr has giyen $500 to the Baptist
female university, hich will, open
at Raleigh next September. The
nme of the institution has been
changed to "Baptist Woman 'd t'ol
lege," Marcellus Plyler, son, of Rev, C
Piyler, died suddenly in Richmond,
Va., this morning. No cause of his
death was gaven in the telegram
received by the family. The 'body
will he buried Friday at 11 o'clock,
but whether in Richmond or Salis
bury was not slated. Salisbury
The Uncle Tom's Cabin Company
whs called upon at Goldsboro last
Saturday and was warned . not to
undertake to play there that night,
with the suggestion that there was
likely to be trouble if it di J. Tbe
adyice was acted upon and the com
pany departed for New bern,
Gillon Blackwelder driyes a mule
now hi carrying the United States
mail between Mt Pleasant and Coo
cord. The matter will We reported
to the Washington authorities and
an investigation askad for. No
mule must carry the- mail and
Biack welder must apologize.
The hnnt'ng party scared to death
two rabbits Friday.
Une man has proposed to coo
tribnt9 $25 to a public library. The
dead beats set more than that out
of the Standard.
Mr. T L Ross, of China Groye, is
qnite sick. Mr. Ross has many
friends here, who will Jbe soiry to
hear of his illness.
A Salisbury hog was killed it
was a year old-and to give an idea of
its weight one bam weighed
poinds and 10 ounces.
A young man, a clerk, who is
polite and obliging, was crushed to
the earth while assisting a 200
pound country lassie from a bugsy
Te Standard said in its Thurs
day's issue iiat Mayor Ciowell went
to the conntry to appear in a magisx
trate's trail. We are mistaken he
There will be a change in hotel
circles in Salisbury February 1. Mr.
P A Frecks, the owner of the Mt.
Vernon, lias lease! it to Capt. John
Bryant, of Asheville
Contractor A H Propst was in the
city looking after the work he has
in hand here. He says the Xmas.
edition of tbe The Ledger was a
daisy. Gaffney (S. C.) Ledger.
After February 1, Concord will
have a skating rink. Already four
teen names have been taken on sub
scription, which is an assurance.
Won't the doctors have a picnic ?
Dr. A H Dreber has returned
from a visit to Wilmington, and
went ont to his home in Mt. Pleas
ant. He has not decided upon a
location since returning from South
Tbe impression seems to be that
the dispensary law, as amended, does
not allow anyone to bring liquor
into the State. Such is not the case,
however. As much as a single gal-
can be brought in at a time.
i. C.) Ledger.
with eightoonnce g-iov' to take
place within siitr days. Tbe fight
will not be to a finish. The two are
young and well muscled, and they
do some good sparring already.
Says the Salisbury Herald : Miss
Lula Fespermao, of Barium Springs
who is attending school at Buena
Vesta. Va., spent last night here
and left tor her home this morning
in answer to a telegram announcing
tLe serions sickness of her father,
Rey. J H Eesperman.
Rev. J G Schaid, who for several
years was President of North ,Caro
lina College at Mt. Pleasant, has
been elected pastor of the First
Lutheran church in Walhalla, S, C.
Mr. Schaid is a fine Germancholar
and there he will have the oppor
tunity of preaching twice a month in
the English language.
The Standard knows nis many
friends in Uoucord will be pained to
hear of the continued weakness of
the good old Mr. V N Mitchell. This
winter has gone ham with him, and
seldom has he been seen in Coi
cord. We hope as the winter passes
away his strength will increase and
that we may yet see him in town.
An interesting revival is in pro
gress at the Baptist church at this
place. The pastor, Rev. J W Sut
tle, is assisted by Kev. L R Pruitt,
pastor of Trade Street Biptist
church, Charlotte. The sermons
preached by Rey, Mr. Proitt have
made quite a favorable impression
on onr people and members of all
the churches enj ij hearing. him.The
congregations have been large noU
withstanding tue inclement weather.
Mr. Caleb Pitts, who is Register
Weddington's right bower, doe3 Lot
think that Marion Buthr is the
dictator of the Legislature. He rays
that there are many Fopulis's who
think Mr. Butler needs to have a
collar put on him to hold him in
check, and for that reason he can
not hava hu way. Phew! Mr.
Butler is the central planet around
which the Populistic people get their
wisdom. "Whatever he thinks the
Fourteen barrels of whiskey from
he rectify big establishment of kMr
D L Arey, and seven barrels from
the destillery of Mr. T D Roseman,
were seized yesterday afternoon by
Deputy Collector II t Watson and
Revenue Officers Means and Meoane.
The seizures were made by direction
of the Revenue Department for al
leged irregularities. The whiskey
was stored in the cellar of Bingham
& Go's store last night. Salisoury
Tbe File Found.
For some time past the prisoners
in No. 2 cell, on the left Laud side
of the jil building, have been using
a file and endeavoring to make some
way of escape, bnt tbe ears of j dlor
Hill were too .keen for them, and
having heard it tecreted somewhere
about the cell, proceeded to make a
search this morning. His efforts
were not in vain this time. The file
was found in the hem at the end of
one tf the blankets.
Don't Peep Through a Hole
Fred Wade, eon of C C Wade, of
Troy, lost his eye in a peculiar man
ner the other day. Ue was attend
ing school and the boys were seperat
ed from the girls by a partition run
rung through the school room, but
in order to get a peep at the girls the
boys bad bored a hole through ...the.
wall. While young Wade had his
eye glued to the augerhole in order
to get a peep at his girl the object
of his affection 8 gabbed a bat pin
through the hole and hit the boy
in the eye. The injury was purely
accidentally.the girl having been en
gaged in idly jabbing the pin
through the hole when Mr. Wade
put his eye there. Tbe eye has
been taken out by Dr. Battle of Ral
eigh. Stanly News.
Bled Nearly to Death.
George Coley, a young man who is
employed by and live3 with Mr.
Boyden Weddington, about four
miles west of the city in No.'2 town
ship, met with a painful and almost
fatal hurt Wednesday while chopping
wood. He dropped an axe on his
foot, making a yery ugly wound and
severing an artery. The accident
occurred early in tbe afternoon, but
did not bleed until some time during
the night, and before he could get
proper surgicil attention, the young
man had bled nearly to death. Dr.
S J Montgomery went out Thursday
night 'and attended him. Tbe loss
of blool nas left yoana: Coley in a
very weak and prostrate condition.
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GETS THIRTY YEARS.
Jack Wliuberly's Murder Trial in
Ealeigb, Jan. 16. In the Super
ior Court here today the jury re
turned a verdict of guilty of murder
in the second degree against Wyatt
Perry, the slayer of Tom Bailey.
The verdict is popular. Terry was
greatly relieved when it was an
nounced. He will be giyen thirty
The trial of Jack Wimberly for
the murder of his young daughter,
Tana, began today. George Mills,
the girl's uncle, who was convicted
of her murder and is under death
sentence, was on the witness aland.
For a long time he said he murdered
his niece ; that when it was discover
ed that the girl was about to become
a mother her father said : "George,
you must kill her ;" and that her
mother said : "George, we have been
very good to you and you must put
ber out of the way." Mill swore
that Wimberlytold.him to take the
girl to a deserted house and that if
tie returned and left her alive a
worse fate would befall him.
Mills said he gave Iana laudanum
and when she became sleepy he
crushed her skull with blows. He
thought she was dead and went to
Wimberly's house and told him so.
Wimberly searched for blood marks
on Mills aod made another daughter
wash them off. Wimberly and his
family made plans to divert sus
picion from Mills and then sent
after neighbors, telling them Iana
was lost. When she was brought
back almost dead, her father said :
".She is not dead. Why did you not
kill her as I told you."
Mills-told a very straight story.
He said he and Wimberly had both
s vorn to lies and that when he was
.'emoyed fiom jail to save him from
lynchers he had told another lie in
saying a negro woman had murdered
A Ncrape Witn Males,
We learn that Mr. W W Williams,
one of the best farmers of Franklin
township, was painfully hurt yester
day. On Saturday he bought two
young Kentucky mules at the sale
at Mr. E K James' stables, and car
ried them home. Yesterday morn
ing he went into the stable where
one of tbe mules was secured and
unfastening the halter attempted to
take him out. The mule was very
wild aed began to rear and plunge
as soon as Mr. Williams approached.
In the scramble Mr. Williams was
thrown and trampled by the mule.
He received several bruises on the
body and tbe hoot of tbe wild ani
mal struck him on the side of the
head, cutting open tbe flesh to the
skull for a distance of about four
inches. While tbe woods are pain
ful and cause Mr. Williame ..cnaid-J
erable sufficing, they are not col
sidered of a serious nature. Salis
AffMlnst Confederate Pensioner.
bo Major II L Grant, who him
self draws a pension from the Yan
kee side of the line, although able
bodied and unwounded, yesterday
introduced a bill in the State Sens
ate to repeal the act pensioning, at
a poor pittauce the wounded Con
federate soldiers of this State, He
would take from them, wounded
a'id maimed, helpltss and staffing
though tbey be, the poor pittance
that their own State has provided
for them and which their own home
people willingly pay, while he him
self draws a Federal pension for
helping to wound them at the head
of a negro regiment I And this 1b
tbe man whom many old Confeder
ate soldiers voted for in the late elec
tion on the Fusion ticket against
ben Aycock for the Oenate, and by
whose votes he was elected. This
is how he repays them. ' He and
Marion Hut tier !'pull" for Abe
Middleton. the burly negro hench
man, in preference to a one-legged
Confedrate . soldier, as assistant
doorkeeper, and now he wants their
pension taken from
"Did you notice how the Boston
girl told her young man good-bye F"
"Yes a r?g;uiar swell adieu."
"You mean the cream of ta,
THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS AGO.
Tbe Anniversary of the Big Know in
Which Citizen Mehany sind Others
Were Locked Up.
Todoy tfan. 18th) is the S8th an
niyersary of the big snow storm that
tell in Piedmont North Carolina.
It is remembered by the old in
habitants as the Big Snow 17 inches
deep on a level. It was court wees: -in
Cabarrus county, it commenciEg
on Monday, Jan. 18'ih. It was then,
that Dr. Chas. Harris, who had been
hen to court, had frozen to death.
He was on his way home which was
at Cox's mill in No. 2. He got off
his horse. He could not make it .
any further. He kept walking
around a big tree until tbe cold overt
In this storm the trains on the N
C. R. E. had Borne tough experiences.
Both the East bound and West '
bound were snow locked, for fiya
The East bound train stopped at
Jamestown and crew faired tolerably
The West bound Lung up two
miles west of Durham bad a terrible
time of it. Cuts 50 feet deep were
full of snow and the train could not
They were near a countryman's
house. He did all be could for the
comfort of the passengers. On the
Monday after the snow storm the
wind blew terribly. The cre7 set
about to provide a snow plow and ta
work its way back to Durham,
While at this whistles .were beard.
It was tnree engines ploWine t.
way through the cuts coming to 'res-
cue tbe train that, in the absence of
atefegraph line, no one knew where
it was. Tks engines would take a
running stait on fills arid levels and.
go dashing into cms to pu
the snow. Sometimes it took:
peated efforts to get through a cut.
As far as is knrwn there are but
thr..e men now hying who were on
either one of those trains. They are:
G W Bradshaw and Frank Snyder,
of Charlotte, and J W Mehaffey, of
Concord. Mr. Mehaffey is the only
living one, now known, that was on
the West bound train. He was mail
agent, now called postal clerks.
It was the custom up to a year
ago to have annual dinners in
remembrance of this day, bat the
numcer has gotten down bo small
that the survivors are not capable of
devouring in one meal the fatted
The Ever-Preaent Woman.
Young Lawyer I see that women,
are getting admitted to the bar.
Old Lawyer That's nothing new.
There's always been a woman in the
The eye losing business in Mont-
gomery, stripped of its serious re
eye on a girl he loves. We haye
known them to climb barbed wne
Flattering, No Appetite, Cocld'
. not 5Ieep, Wind on Stomach.
"For a Ion; time I had a terrible'
pain at my heart, which fluttered al
most Incessantly. I had no appetite
and could not sleep. I would be
compelled to sit up fa bed and belch
gas from my stomach until I thought
every minute wouio be my last
There was a feeling ot oppression
about my heart, and I was afraid to
draw a run breath. 1 could not sweep
a mnm vitluwt tAflt.tnir "Mv Ktip'rvq j
and am La
I now h
V it base
ueep weii. .
Dr.Milw Heart Ctft Is old o
tursiatee that tbe Ant bottl
All drugglsta aeU 1 U. 6 i
it Will be sent, prepaid, on"
by Um Mt. MUesj laecucaJ
do anything to risk one
iu A.uHiti iiurtc can be eurett wlta
5r. Miles' NEBVK PLA8TEE. Only 25c
cost oyer $100,000.
All Pain bftnlsbed by Dr. Miles' Pain PU
V ' .
Concord's 400 are in it.