THE : STANDARD.
TNOW AND COUNTY.
Mr. Luther Moore is quite Bick
Bills haye been passed to regular
the weighing of cotton in Cabarrus.
J udge A W Gresham is holding
his first court in Charlotte. It its
for civil causes only.
Capt. J M Odell is at the bank
during the absence from the city of
There will be an abundance of
fruit this summer if the crop is not
It is reputed that Princess Maud
of Wales-is to,marry the heir to the
throne of Italy.
Jar vis, as well as Ransom, has been
cared for. His town, Greenville,
has made him an alderman.
Judge W J Montgomery spent
Monday in Lexington. He has been
employed as one of the prosecuting
attorneys in the Shemwell trial.
The Standard had a very pleasant
call from Mr. F S Starrettf , editor
of the Lincoln Courier. Newspaper
life Beems to agree with him.
Mr. Hileman introduced a bill,
which has passed, to allow water
course commissioners in Cabarrus
A young man early in the winter
purchased a clcak for his sister, but
owing to the prevailing, fashion of
large sleeves ehe was unable to use it.
Wooisn is cidedly the weaker
vessel, but its the tns.n that is
always complaining of being "dead
Those who are marriagble inclin
ed should bear in mind that preach
ers and Squires always marry for
Something should be done to
stop this concealed weapon carrying.
The sale should come under the
On Thursday night lact a thief
entered ,the kitchin of Mr. J M
Smith, toljoau street, and took
therefrom large quantity of hog
Senator Gorman's attack on
Treasurer Carlyles' statement was
merely a stage act to catch the
audience and ooost himself for au
other Senatorial term.
The .Legislature of North Caro
lina stands, solitary and alone in
the infamy of adjourning in honor
of Fred Douglass. Not an original
abolition State thought of such a
Another session of such a Legis
lature as we have had will aboiiah
the law against intermarriages, and
the miscegenatiye principle and
teachings. Fred Douglass will be
Miss Mary Brachen will leave to
morrow for Baltimore and New
York to select her spring millinery.
She will he accompanied by Miss
PearlBrown to Baltimore. M re
Georgia BosUan will join her at
An exchange says that the coldest
time recorded was in Holland in
2554 when the old fellows carried
their wine around in frozen chunks,
and when they wanted a drink took
eff a slice and melted it down.
Mr. Frank Teeter, while leaning
against the window in the front of
Dove & Bost Monday evening, his
foot slipped, hi i elbow flew back
wards and tben a terrible crash. One
of those large glasses was broken.
At this time of year eyery woman
will be talking or thinking about
getting a new frock and a Spring
bonnet The Standard advice is
visit the dry goods and millinery
stores that advertise in these
AJiewstfaper man who has been
up the names of lich men,
le capital a predominates
That's? easily accounted for. All
you have to do is to draw a couple
of lines through trie S when it be
come s $.
A second crcp apple wa found on
a winter apple tree at Mr. R A
Brown's. The Standard got half of
it Master Leonard had eaten half
of it before a halt was called oa him
Had such not been done, this evi
dence of our tropical climate would
have been never kLOwn.
in a letter from a near and dear
friend, who by the way, is a native
Oorord man and who is now fai
awa in a southern state puts t b 1 .
postscript: ' I disclaim my nativi
mate tul you elect tmothei Legis
lature." E M Wtlbornr, of Wiikt-sboro, has
penned the following nou to J
boffin HendersoD, the Republican
Senator from Wilkes : ' Dear Ruff:
J see you have about abolished the
statutory law. Next weeit 'tis said
fyon will aboiiah the common law.
For, God's sake spare the Mosaic, bo
'that 1 wilt have some -oasis to
i work, on."
Re?. B F Davis, of the Reformed
church, preached in St. James
Lutheran church Sunday night
The fine horse of Brown &
Bro. that dropped desdj Thursday
rooming was valued at $300.
The President is again on his way
to a trip to the climes of North
Carolina, on board the Violet.
Mr. G R P Miller, the contractor,
has been down with chills. We are
glad to see him out again.
The mother of Mr. Moses Stire-
walt, who lives just across 'he Ca
barrus line in Rowan county, died
Early risers Sunday morning saw
the house tops covered with snow.
This will be news, for many did
not see it.
We learn from a number of in
quiries that wheat and oats are look
ing unusually bad.
The Cabarrus romance, printed
elewhere in this paper, was fur
nished us by a prominent newspaper
man from South Carolina.
Miss Nannie Alexander will leave
for the northern markets the last of
this week to select her spring stock
of millinery ,ooda.
Revenue Officer G W Means arriv
ed in the city Tuesday night from a
tour through the Western part of
There was a delightful tea Satur
day evening at Esq. W J Hill's. The
climax was a candy pulling. We
had a rememberance oh, so sweet it
A bill has been introduced in the
Legislature looking to the establish
merit of a reformatory for youthful
criminals. The Standard trusts the
bill will pass.
A lady, fearing to cro38 a swollen
stream while in a pha?tou, jumped
out into the mud and waded
tuoupn, carrying in ner arms a
small child. This happened Sunday.
Another fire occurred at Kinston
Tuesday, The loss of property was
about $30,000, the insurance of
which amounted to only 10,000.
It is supposed to have been of in
Bill Fife wrote Rev. Tuttle that
this Legislature was one df back
bone. Since it sat down on prohi
bition, a prohibitionist writes,
"where is the hick bone ?"
Hovard Foard, kinky Imred son
of Ham, was arraigned ,before the
mayor this (Monday) morning for
loud and profane swearing on the
street Sunday. His fine was $5,35.
Mr. Charlie Blume, who has been
here on a yisit to his father, lr, W
H Blume, will return Thursday to
Indianah. He will be accompanied
by James Blackwelder, son of Mr,
Jack Ritchie, a white man, who
onced liyed in No. 8 township, this
connty, was arrested on & capias
from Rowan. It is said that Ritchie
attempted to arrest a man without a
warreut or authority, the man re
sisted, whereupon Ritchie shot him.
He was taken to Salisbury thiB
Mr. Martin Barringer, a native
Cabarrus man, died Fridav night
last at hisbouie on North Graham
street in Charlotte. Mr. Barringer
was striken with paralysis six years
ago. and up to the time of his death
he was almost a helpless inyalid.
He had many relatives in this
A fire broke out this morning in
the back lot at Fetzer's Drag Store
and consumed their entire stock of
old garden seeds. They will now
have to supply their customers with
entirely new seeds. But as they
have on hand a large stock of fresb
and genuine Garden Seeds, the above
named disaster will cause no inter
ruption to their trade. f20d5w4t
The Winston correspondent to the
News anc Observer says : A letter
fiom Vienna township, this count),
says that Democrats, Republicans
and Populism in this section are dis
gusted with the present Legislature
and will be proud of the day tor its
A seventy-Qye thousand dollar
business block was blown all over
the Gity of Anderson. Ind , Tuesday
morning at 4 o'clock by the explos
ion of natural gas. The fronts of
all business houses in the neighbor
hood of the explosion were demol
ished, paved streets Tipped open, and
telephone poles torn down.
A number of persons, mostly la
dies, felt an earthquake shock Mon
day night W were informed of
the fact Tuesday, but thought It
was only a suspicion. Thir belief
is corroborated by statements of the
shock haying been felt in various
parts of the State It must have
Mr. Joseph A Blackwtlder of No
4, near Bethpage church, has a
chicken 9 years old and yet she lays
and sets every spring and does her
part in augmenting the number of
fowls. Shasta laying now. The
is a democratic hen;
I your Douglasites.
Sunday is a good day to
read th s Bible ; to draw a line
np a big long page, write on
one aide the good one does
and on the other the evil. I,
Korner, did this Sunday. I
wrote in a short time all my
credits : I am not yet done
writing the bebit (evil) Bide
I quit, I took up my wife's Bible-
it is used every day, by her, not me
There's no duat on it. It is marked
here and there. Some beautiful
pasaages, telling of hope, of Jesus,
of glory and of God's great love, are
marked, I began reading at the be
ginning. I like to read Genesis-
creation, generating. But it is not
all creation. I read on to and in
cluding the 5th chapter. Here a
final reckoning begins. It is not
creation it is death, for it says
"and he died." All down that chap
ter one is brought face to face with
the angel of death. It tells of it
Read it ; see if you don't begin to
balance your account and see which
side is the larger. We quote some
5. "And all the days that Adam
liyed were nine hundred and thirty
years : and he died."
8. "And all the days of Seth were
nine hundred and twelve years : and
11. "And all the days of Enos
were nine hundred and five years:
and he died."
14. "And all the days of Cainan
were nine hundred and ten years ;
and he died."
17. "And all the days of Mahalar
lei were eight hundred ninety and
five years: and he died."
20. "And all the davs of Jared
were nine hundred sixty and two
years: and he died."
23. "And all the days of Enoch
were three hundred sixty and five
vearjs : God tcok hinir" ,
37. "And all the days of Methu-
selah were nine hundred sixty and
nine years : and he died."
31. "And all the days of 'Lamech
were seven hunred seveuty and seven
years : and he died."
f or those ol you, who are not as
familiar with the Bible as my wife
and I are, I will say that this man
Lamech is the father of Noah and
the grandfather of fciheni. Ham and
Japheth, who are the great heads of
races now in existence. Farther,
Japheth is the father of Europeans
and all the Caucasian race ; Shem is
the father of the Chinaman and
Japanese and others ; and Ham is
said to be the father of the negro
just where the Indian comes in, Kor
ner knows not In these verses we
are made to think of creation and
death. Woman is not mentioned,
but she died, too ; because Methuse
lah is said to have been the oldest
and the women must haye died, or
else this distinction would have been
on the other Bide of the family.
"And she died" comes to woman as
well aa man. The fashion leader,
the gossiper, the street walker and
the leader of society as well as the
most lovely and humble are brought
to where it ia said "and she died."
These verses 3how ns that the people
of old lived longer than settlers now
a days? 930 and 969 yearB makes one
lizzy. It would be awful if some
people lived that long now. Marion
Butler has not lived quite 33 years
and look what devilment he has done
in so short a time. Fred Doaglas
lived not near a hundred years part
Ham and partJapbeth but he hung
on long enough to have a set of his
equals to resolute, weep and adjourn
over his dtath. Was'nt he fortunate !
"And he died."
The good die ; the bad die ; the
half -bad die; the old die; the
young ,die ; . the smart die ;
the ignorant die ; the rich die ; the
poor die ; and the Fusionists die.
A man by the name of WardMcAl lis
ter, who gloried in being the leader
of New York's fashionable 400, died
suddenly several weeks ago. He was
worth only about $10,000 ; some
thought him very useless, and a few
imitators here and there thought
him otherwise ; but one morning the
Charlotte Observer came out, with
the statement that "he died."
Geo. Washington, who couldn't tell
a lie and who was the father of his
country and whom the N. C. Legis
lature refused to honor until Fred
Douglas died, didn't live near as
long as Adam, but of him it is said
'and he died."
Lincoln, the great emancipator,
whom the assassin shot, drew large
crowds to look upon bis cold re
mains. Of him the newspapers had
declared "he died."
At the I ity Hall in New York,
crowds were trying to get a last look
of biro, who received the surrender
of the great and christian Lee, before
his body was put out of sight till the
morning of the renurection. What
an actr e life Grant had led, jet the
time came when it was said "he
died, ' When I first became old
enough to notice knew hundreds"
of men fifty years old. Now it can
only be said "and he died." The
human race is born to die. Die
they will; die they mast Though
they haye nothing to do with their
e nstence here they work ont their
probation nntil it is said of each "he
As "he or she died." will Boon be
said of all my readers, is it not im
portant that we should all make the
best nse of the days allotted us ?
Life is too short to quarrel; too
short to injure others; too short to
find fault with everybody; too short
to gossip; too short to be a miser;
too short to get drunk: too short to
swear; too short to play big
and to play little
too short to grasp all and give
nothing; too short to see motes in
the eyes of others and not the beams
in oar own eyes; and too short to be
bossy. Now and then we see on
door-bells the emblems of mourning
What is the meaning of those bunch
es of black material ? "He or she
died." She is clad is black; a long
black veil in graceful folds falls from
her head; her gloves are black; her
'kerchief is blackbordered as well as
her stationery. What means this ?
In the words of the text "she died."
The dead are in the majority. Those
who sleep the last Bleep of death
might be counted by thousands of
millions. While talking with a
woman, who was begging money to
buy a railroad ticket, I saw sadness
in her race there were signs or
grief. She informed me that she
had a son. "Where is he now," I
asked her. She looked sadder and
with tears rushing into her eyes,
she said "why, he did." All along
the pathway of life, every day by
word, by letter, by newspaper, by
the toll of bell, by the sight of
hearse, by the nppearanc? of mourn
ing att're, by thousands and one, we
see evidence of death "and he died"
Why are people so mean, so bad,
so proud, so iooiisn r lours
THE LAST OF THE HOUSE.
Reduction of 'Bus Fare.
For a long time many people were
walking to the depot rather than
pay 25 cants for a trip. It was too
much for the ayerage mw, of
The livery men cave agreed to
make the fare 15 cents, and 25 cents
for round trip. This is very reason
able and thanks to the livery men.
A Pretty Piece of Work,
That pretty new omnibue that
came down from Mr. Cook's stables
at Forest Hill this morning, was
almost a paralyzer to the town, inas
much as it was made in Concord, at
Barrage's shop. Besides being a
pretty thing to look at it rides bo
easily one can hardly tell it is run
ning. Henry Overton, the polite colored
porter, is prouder of his new yehicle
than he would be of a horse all of
his own. Henry will evidently
catch the custom.
Speaker Crisp Coiaplimcntcd Mr.
Keed, However, Would STot Take a
Washington March 4. The
House adjourned promptly at noon
today, in the presence if crowded
galleries. It had taken a recess at
3:15 o'clock this morning, after dis
posing of the naval appropriation
bill At 8 o'clock the House re-aa
8embled, and spent the time until
noon, with an interim of one hour
and fifteen minutes in recess, dis
posing of measure8 of minor import
ance and in paaaing resolutions com
plimentary to Speaker Crisp. These
resolutions were presented by Mr,
Cannon, of Illinois, for the Republi
can?, upon the refusal of Mr. Reed
to be a party to the matter. Mr
Reed, probably with the emphatic
declination of the Democrats to en
dorse his administration of the
Speakership fresh in his mind, also
refrained from yoting on thejresolu
tion8. Mr. Wilson, of West Vir
ginia, the Democratic leader and the
new postmaster general made his
valedictory in compli nenting Speak
Mr, Simpson, of Kansas, also
complimented the Speaker for his
The clockj hands had come to
gether marking the. noon hour, and
without further discussion the
Speaker brought his gayel down on
the desk and declared the House
adjourned sine die.
A cheer went up lrom the floor
but it died away quickly as a num
I - c
uer ui correspondents in tne Dress
gullery sscg the Doxology. They
were cheered heartily on concluding,
and the immense throng of people
passed out of the chamber, and the
scences of the Fifty-third Congress
were at i.n end.
MR. WADS WORTH DEAD.
HorNe oppetl Itenu.
M. L Brown. & Bro. were
ing Capt. A Thies down
Phoenix mine. The driver,
Baxter, had the two
Miss Helen Barker, treasurer of
the National Women's Christian
Union, will lecture at the First
Presbyterian church Wednesday
afternoon at 4 o'clock and at the
Forest Hill Methodist church Wed
nesday night at 8 o'clock. Mrs.
Bar uer is a fine talker and of nation
al reputation and will doubtless in
terest all and increase the enthusi
asm of the temperance workers in
our midst. Let everybody go out to
One of tne Gang Sick.
Charlie Sisk, a young white man
who is on the chain gang, brought
here from Cleveland county about
sixteen months ago, is now in a very
bad state. of health. He has been
lying up in jail for a week, unable
to do anything. He has consump
tion, and it seems ungodly to see a
young man gradually pass away in
his cell when he has only such a
short term to serve, not only on th?
gang, but his God. lie is pale and
thin and it is said he can't live much
longer. His sentence was for two
years. His offense was criminal assault-
Can anything be doDe for
Took ;iy .Sarprlae and Nerved Him
For several years pant Mr. W R
Odell has been the faithful, popular
and efficient superintendent of the
Sunday school at Forest Hill M. E.
Under his wise and energetic
management the school has steadily
gone forward to a high ..degree of
success and usefulness.
Sunday, March 3rd, being the"oc
casion of the anniversary of Mr.
Odell's birthday, the teachers of the
school and some other friends deters
mined to giye him a pleasant sur
prise, and through the pastor, pre
sented him with an elegant copy of
the Oxford bible.
This was a pleasant and interesting
episode in the history of the school,
and was a fitting expression of the
;,igh esteem and confidence in which
Odell is held by his Sondav
i , it -, i j ,l
Bcsooi, ov toe cnurca ana oy me
i , ... ,
community in waica ne iiyes.
t was a complete surprise to Mr.
Odfell, and his remarks in reply to
the' presentation were very tender
some bays, which every one in Con
cord knew as "Bob and John."
When near Mr.FranklinFaggart's,
one of the horses (John") dronned
It is a strange case. This is not
only a loss, but breaks up a pair of
matches that have been long ad
mired by all who see them.
Wouldn't Vo M illion: His Gun.
Monday at the commissioners
meeting; an ohlmanniade applica
tion foBfryat the coua home.
He was questioned what all he pos
sessed and among other things he
told this honorable body that he
hadla gun. The old man was told
that he didn't need a gun out there,
which made him very indignant, and
rising to take his leave, said, "if my
gun is not needed out there, I guess
I am not needed'either."
This must have been "Johnny,"'
and he has got his gun.
A Clever Trick.
Here is a very clever trick in whh-t
given in a letter to the London
Times. Follow the old lino:
Eight kings threatened to save nine fine
8 K 3 10 2 7 9 5
ladies for one sick knave.
Q 3 1 6 Kn.
If you go through a pack, taking
the eiht of hearts, the kins of
spades, the three of diamonds, the
ten of clubs, and so on, Keeping to
this sequence of suits until you
have repeated the above line four
times and used the whole pack, you
can then cut the cards 40,000 times
and thoy will always fall to the play
ers as described and in complete
Monopoly In Greensboro.
Capt. Fisher has the Benbow
hotel and has leased the McAdoo.
Now he closes them both, saying he
can't run such a hotel at $2.00 pei
The city is thus left without
hotels save eating houses and restau
This is the clearest cut advantage
yet on record. Business habits like
that should be boycotted and we
will be surprised if auch i8 not done.
This boycotting is bad, self presero
vation sometimes demands it.
KntBbtN of Maccabees.
The State Commander writes us
from Lincoln, Neb , as follows: "Af
ter trying other medicines for what
seemed to be a very obstiuate congb
in our two children we tried Dr.
King's New Discovery and at the
end of two days the cough entirely
left them. We shall not be with
out it hereafter as our experience
proves that it cures where all other
remedies fail." Signtd F W Stevens
State Com. Why not give this
areat medicine a trial, as it is
guaranteed an 1 trial bottles free at
Fetzer's F.rug etore. Eegular Bize
50c and $1 00.
Keep the system in perfect or
der by the occasional use of
Tuttk Liver Pills. They reg
ulate the bowels and produce
A Vigorous Body.
For sickheadache, malaria, bil
iousness, constipation and kin
dred diseases, an absolute cure
TUTT'S Liver PILLS
Kews or .His Death Readied Concord
Mr. John W Wadsworth, of Chars
lotte, is dad.
Our readers will remember that
Mr. John W Wadsworth, of Char
lotte, has been for some time in a
critical state of health. Relatives
and friends took him to Washington
and later on to Philadelphia with
the hopes that the most skillful
treatment might result in a complete
restoration of his health. For a
while it was thought trfft he was
We have nofcjthe facts of the sad
death, but it occurred Saturday
night and rather unexpectedly.
Mr. Wadsworth's remains will be
brought home and interred at Char lotte.
He was probably in GO years of
He was the father of Mr. John C
Wadsworth, and a brother-in-law
of Messaa D F and J W Cannon, of
The burial will take place to
morrow in Charlotte.
CRIMINAL COURT GOES.
CHEW THE FINEST TOBACCO, WHICH IS
"lucy - botoh"
T. C, WILLIAMS CO., Richtrond. Va.
fSF" For sale by all first-class dealers.
DO YOU WANT
AN OVER -COAT
-YKS, YOU DO. "
THENIIWHY NOTIfBUY IT WOW?
1 I. f cantellwliy you oughtSto buy one now. 1st,
Because you need it now and will need h for two months
yet. It may save your life or a big doctor's bill. 2nd, Yon
can buy an overcoat now cheaper than you will be able to ge
ono asain till this time next year. We have just bought a
lot of cheap overcoats that we are going to close out at less
than the Manufacturers price. For instance: We will sell
you a good, heavy overcoat for 2.50 that cost at wholsate
$3.00, and at $2 75 we give you a coat thatgeost last fall 3.25
and ot $3.00 we give you a coatjthat'gcostLOOJ last fall
and so on. Then if you w-nt a EgSSSBBBA
Tne Agricultural A Mechanical Trus
tees Give Way to Pops State Guard
Appropriation Reduced To-tiny at
Raleigh, Feb. 4. -Bills were intro
duced the Senate to pi ohibit boy
cotting by railways in North Caro
lina; to make the State Geologist
exofficio commissioner of immigra
tion; to abolish tho office of treas
urer in certain counties.
Bill passed to abolish the offices
of the trustees of tho Agricultural
and Mechanical College and make
the board of agricultural trustees
and president of the Farmers Alli
ance members of the board.
The bill passed to reduce the api
propriation to the State Guard from
3250 to 8150 for eacn company, and
the salary of the adjutant general
from;$600 to $300,
The bill tu create the office of
lumber inspector and imposing a
tax of ten cents per 100 feet on logs
The bill to regulate the insurance
business and to create the office of
insurance commissioner was tabled.
The bill to appropriate $5,000 for
Womens' exhibit at Atlanta was
The succession tax bill was de
feated. Tim bill to .create a new
Criminal court circuit was passed.
Dowd's amendment to strike? out
Mecklenburg was lost.
Bills weie introduced in the
House, te reduce the bonds of sher
iffs; to protect creditors agairiEti
fraudulent distribution of property.
The machinery Tact was consids
ered. An amendment adopted res
quiring foreign Building and Loan
Associations to list for taxation
their stock held by citizens of the
Regarding Bailding and Loan.
Under the head of Building and
Loan associations this took place In
the N. C. Houae of Kepresentatives.
Mr. Hileman offered the following
amendment, which was adopted:
'All foreign building and loan as
sociations doing business in this
State, shall, by their secretary and
treasurer list for taxation their
stock held by citizens of this State
in the county, city or town where
the owners of said stock reside; that
in lis tit-g said stock for taxation the
withdrawal rates as fixed by the by
laws of c ash company shall be f ur-
nis led the list-takers and the stock
shall be valued for taxation as other
moneyed investments of citizens of
the State; that any association, or
officer of said association doing
business in this State, who shall fail
or refuse to so list shares of stock
owned by citizeus of this State for
taxation shall be barred from doins
business in this State and any local
officer or person who shall collect
dues, assessments, premiums, fines
or interest from any citizens of this
Stat. , for any such transactions
which has failed, or refused to list
for taxation, the stock held by citis
zens of this State, shall be guilty of
a uiib demeanor and subject to fine
or imprisonment or both, in the
discretion of the court; that all of
said taxes shall be paid by the assos
ciation listing such stock. Holmsn
said this made foreign associations
equally responsible with State cor
An Interesting Talk.
Miss Steva Dodson, a returned
Missionary to.CbiDa, who is spend
ing some time in the city, made an
interesting talk Sunday afternoon at
all Saints' Episcopal church. Miss
Dodson told of the customs and
peculiarities (to ue) of the chinaman,
how the boys and girls were sepa
rated from birth until of marriage"
able age, when the young men would
Be allowed to peep through a curtain
or partition to se.ee t from a number
the one he wished for a wife, and
how ail the females of humble par
entage that were not adopted by per
sons able to rear them, were thrown
into a ravine and done away with.
Her talk was interesting from be
ginning to end and her listeners
showed kthfcir appreciation by the
marked attention paid during ths
you can save not only the usual profit, but you caarjuy it at
less than the wholesale price. We have just gotten in a lot
of clothing that was shipped to a merchant in Mississippi
last October, bat never reached him. It lay in some railrcad
dept till about two weeks ago when we bought it at half
cost. Out of this lot we can give you a $12.50 suit for $7,60
and a $10.00 suit for $5.50 and a5.00 suit. for2$3.00. TFa
also have just boughtabout 150
at a great sacrifice to close out the end of a winter stock ofa
large Philadelphia Manufacturer. Boys suits that sold at
from $2.75 to $2.50 at wholesale, we are now selling at $2.i;0ti
We also haye bargains in Shos. jWe are always
e protect our customers to the fullest ,' extent. We
constantly working to reduce thepriceo'lgoods an,
not, and cannot be undersold.
Come to us for what!you.. want fund we will guarantee
prices against the St?te.
ANNONS & FETZER.
Resolutions of Respect.
At a meeting ot the Peoples Mis
sionary Society of Zion church held
March 3, 1895 the following pe
bW anc1JL-5Mutiou& were adopted
Whereas: It has pleased our Heav
enly Father in his wisdom-aTitrToysv
teriouB providence to remoye from
earth to heaven our beloved sister
and fellow-member of this society,
Mrs. A P White who was the pnmi-
mover and first president of this so
ciety therefore, be it
Beselved 1. That while we bow
in submission to the will of Him
who "doeth all things well" yet we
mourn the Iojs of one who was once
onr worthy president and who has
continued to be a faithful and effi
cient member of our society. Who
was a faithful and consistent chiia-
tian and efficient worker in the
church of Christ, a devoted wife
loving mother and faithful friend.
2. That we extend to the bereaved
husband and all her loved ones our
sincere sympathy, assure them of
our prayers in their behalf and point
them to Him who is the source of
all comfort and consolation, who
"healeth the broken in heart and
bindeth up their wounds."
3. That this action be read to the
society and a copy of these resolu
tions be sent to each of the Concord
papers tor publication, that a copy
be sent to the bereayed family, also a
copy be spread upon the minutes of
our society. Committee.
PY - v "r"
uKe Son3 SiCx'
DURHAM, r".C. U.S.A. V
Bfe Grade Tobacco !
He4liK Mill Items.
Some of our farmers are sowing
Bob Smith, the hiefcory wood
man, died at hia home several weeks
ago with pneumonia.
On last Sunday the 24th, at the
residence of the bride, Mr. Thomas
Rmehart, son of M Einehart, and
Miss Lottie Fisher, daughter of
Samuel Fisher, were married. Rev
Paul Barringer performed the cere
mony. Little James, son of Adam Nuss
mati, died last Tuesday the 25 ih of
February and was interred oa the
27th. The funeral services were
conducted by Key. Geo. H Cox, ol
Organ Church. F.
It Hay do as Much lfou for
Mr. Fred Miller, of Irving, 111.,
writes that he had Severe Kidney
troubles for many years, with severe
pains in his back and also that bis
bladder was affdCted. He tried
mnny so called Kidney cures but
without any good result About a
year ago he began the use of Electric
B.tters and found relief at once.
Electric Bitters is especially adapt
ed to cure all Kidney and Liver
troubles and often giyes almost in
stant relief. One trial will prove
our statement. Price 50c for large
bottle at Pezzer's Drug store,
For i i i- Fifty Years.
Mrs. Winslow's Sooth'ng Syrup has
been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their,cbildrea
while teething, with perfect success.
It soothes the gchild, oftens the
gums, allays all pain, cure
colic, and is the h0m!e5j f or
diarrhoea. It will relieve the poor
iictle sufferer immediately. Sold by
Druggists m every part of the
world. Twenty-five cents a bottle.
Be sure and ask for-Mra. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup," and take no other
Cor cob u, N. C.
J. M. Odell,
D. B. Ccltrane,
L. D. COLTUANE,
Asd .'t mt Cashier
J. M. Odell, I). V. Cankon
Elam King. J. W. Cannon,
W. R. Odell, W. H. Lilly,
D. B. Coltrane,
VALUABLE TOWN PROPERTY
The following vaiunble town
property is offered for sale, private,
which is located in the northern
part of the city on the ea3t side of
Forest Hill :
Ode two-atory, 7 room house,
good wejlj stable, orchard and out.
nouses-, one two-storyrb I
aud on 4 room house on St. Charhg
street, and oue store honse, on Ma'D.
street. Tnis property can be bought
on easy terms, which will be nude
Address W. P. Shkaley,
Lmcolnton, N. C,
or W. L. llobbius, (Joucord, N. O
The school at Oak
close week after next,