THE - STANDARD
- . -'"
GOOD - JOB - WORK
AT LIVING PEICES.
THE: : STAND 4.
JVEWS THAT IS NEWS.
GIVE US A TRIAL.
LbOUT THil INNOVATION.
Science Has Frightened One Man, and
Here is Hie Extent of It.
Ma. Editor: It is the function
of the individual mind to form its
own conclusions, but when we speak
or write them, we impress those who
giye consideration to them.
With yonr permission will expose
to view some of the impressions and
the thihts inspired by the discus
sion m the Standard of the "Indi
vidual tDup." I confess that "Silly
and tiring," as well as "The Devil
at the Bottom" do not sound to me
just like courtesy to those of cou
"Not to ..be justified on any
Ground," is met witb, "Has two
"Smacks of Caste" seems to me to
1 nply a misconception of the prac
tical application of what is feared
to be "A Dangerous departure
Farce." With due diference to the class of
men who have risen to speak on
this vdvancir? issue, it seems to me
welfenonghrV accord to scientific
inyestigation much ineJjit for meet
jng the f rowing eyils to wnicn v.e
are exposed, aud if, in the) enthu
siasm, thev lead a little too fast for
us to follow, it may not be best id
pull too hard the other way.
I will not attempt to discuss the
microscopic phenorrina, I cannot,
but will defer to those able to speak
from knowledgbut to say the least,
drinking from the same cup with
others is not always agreeable, and
when it is the Bame cup and tie
same contents it is a thing not to be
expected save on the particular oc
casion of communion when the sac -redness
and the solemnity of ; the oc
casion must overcome, with all other
weakness of the flesh, this feeling of
repugnance to a practice which our
Gir&fUo. seems to have out grown
The .'writer remembers the time
when in some neighboring families
each brake off a piece of bread,
thrust a fork into it and dipped ir-o
one common dish of gravy. The
tact that the very air, our cooking
departments, etc., contain the germ,
of disease doe3 not argue for a lacfc
of precaution froui the communicn
cup but for .Tigilance along every
practicable line. We would not ini
differently inhale the breath of a
difeased person. There should be
more efforts to prevent contamina
tions in water, air, food etc.
Ic is probably not so much the
well that fear or realize the danger
of communicatioi from the diseased
as it is the solicitude of the diseased
for the safety of others that makes
this a question one that may well be
considered tnd discussed in a fair
and impartial manner. It is a fact
that there are such as hesitate to go
.0 the communion table through re.
Juctance to having others drink
aftpr them a thing they would not
allow under any other circum
stances. It is true that such may be abnor
mally excitedbut with the warn
ing voice of science ringing in their
eirs it is . likely to continue the
In soldier days when canteens, not
cups, were used for drinking, persons
of refined taste usually poured out a
little wa'er before drinking to, at
least, partially, rinse and cleanse
the mouth of the canteen.
Catholics have been seen wipe the
cross after each deyotee had kissed it.
The fact that the gospel writers
say cup does not seem to me to say
that cups should not be "used. The
bowl is a term often nsed for -all
manner of drinking spiritous liquors.
If we have in the past practiced
the use of one cop, may we not ex
pect divine protection against the
eyils to which we, in ignorance, ex
pose ourselves, while it would be
preBumpuon to practice tne same
against Letter lieht?
Who can say now many nave or
have not contracted' malady from
the one cup ?
As to the great number of Episco
pal ministers who are . required to
drain the cup and seem to to so
with impunity,the thought occurs to
the writer that a stimulant is recom
mended as a safeguard against the
dangers of disease which especially
exposed,' and the quantity left by
the communicants is generally much
more (ban that absorbed by tLe corns
The one it. does not stimulate, the
other it may. Now the writer does
not see that -the Indiyidual Cup
would detract from the sanctity of
the seryice ; nor, that there should
be a kitchen and hot water con
- nected. If. the cups were not wash
ed at all, but only emptied, it would
meet a positive demand of common,
every-day practice, while a wiping
... oat with sice clean
nspkiDS might j
VOL. VIII MO. 43.
be done noiselessly and quickly. A
proper officer might replace them
with winf. on a suitable waiter for
Not more than twice the number
of cups for a set of communicants
would be necessary and they should
If it would help to prevent this
much-to-be-deplored doubling, and
shuffling around altars as if
there would be no other chance
it would serve one good purpose.
People might find out that when the
table is surrounded they could be
seated and wait for another oppor
tunity. No, Mr. Editor, if you will ex
cuee this littler ''rider" to this dis
cussion I will subscribe myself as
Anything Will Do.
A ycucg gentleman of this city
recently purchased Lis sister a dress,
and on entering hi3 home, she
greeted him in the usual affectionate
way, whereupon he said :
"There, my love," as he placed the
large bundle on the table, "I've
bought yon a pair of sleeves."
"Oh, you darling," exclaimed the
delighted' Bister. "I'm'so happy.
Anything will do for the dress."
Hot a Grand Opening.
Sitaply the Sfmi-Annual "unbox
ing" of a lovely line of goods, at
th Millinery P.irlor. Miss Alex
ander, who is now in New York,
making copies of the Latest im
portation of French and "Dutch"
bonnets. She will be home in a few
days with many beautiful styles to
delight the feminine eye. Suppose
you drop in Wednesday or Thursday
of next week and ste for yourself.
Most Awfully FriKlitounl.
When we received the articles
from the miiiieters on the Individ
ual Uup, we di-cided not to opm the
suhj-dt again. Hut we digress this
once, aud no mere, and let down the
b irs to admit a coriiiiiur.ieation"frorn
New London, S'aaiy co' nty You
see the circu la ion of the S'andard
taps all parte of the moral vine
The Standard thinks "Not Op
posed" is the most serious victim
Science has he is worse frighteced
than any yet known.
"Not opposed" must remove scrip
tural objections fmt
Porter's is a small station on the
Yadkin Railroad, four miles this
side of Norwood. YeBterday morn
ing about .9 o'clock it was the
scene of a tragedy that may prove
fatal to one of the actors. Mr. E
W Stedman, a merchant, and Mr.
J II Fleming, Eection mas'er of
the Yadkin road, had a dispute
over a bill due Mr. Stedman. The
merchant pulled a pistol and shot Mr
Fleming once in the body, inflicting
a wound that the atteodicg physi
cian thinks will cause his death. A
brother of Mr, Fleming was near by
and received a bullet in his wrist.
Mr. Stedman made his escape and
had not been arrested this morning.
Joke on Ransom
The Washington correspondence
of the Scotland Neck Democrat puts
it in this shape :
Last Tuesday the brilliant and
Versatile John K Morris went with
General Ransom to see Mr. Cleve
land in the interest of a friend of
Mr. Morris who wants a place. Mr.
Morris t -Id Mr. Cleveland a joke on
Minister Ransom iu the presence of
the Cabinet officers and Chauncev
Depew which made the new minis
ter blnsn. It was about the old dar
key in Northampton county, who,
when he heard, that the President
had appointed General Ransom to
his present position exclaimed :
"De President has made Oin'ral
Ransom a minister ! I'se glad de
Gin'n 1 got a job, but I questions de
policy uv making him . a preacher.
In fac' I'fee afeard he'll scandalize
de churcn. 1'a knowed de Gio'ral
loneer'n Mr. Cleveland has, and I
knows dis is a bad appointment."
Mr. Cleveland laughed heartily at
this criticism of his official action.
A Woman on Trial For Trying: to Barn
I hn relies.
Washington, March 27. Last
werk . attempts were made on the
same day to burn St Dominie's and
St, Patrick's Cathedral churches.
Today it was discovered that an at
tempt had been made during the
night to burn St. Mary's school ball,
adjoining the church of that. name.
'The floor had' bein plentiful'y
besprinkled with coal oil, and' then
fired by means of fuse, but only the
space covered by the oil was burned.
Miss Mary Uelatay was arrested for
the attempt io burn Sr. Doninic s
ber trial is now in
BABY'S BANK ACCOUNT.
A Nt, Louis Han's Deposit for Ills Two-MonthH'-OIrt
The nucleus of a fortune, amount
ing to $679.17,' will be awaiting
Sherman K. Jennelle, aged two
months, upon his arrivirg at the age
of 21 years. The" accumulation of
this tidr sum was the carrying out
of a bright and novel idea of an
eastern lady after whom the child
was namd, and as a hint that might
be taken advantage of by many
parents in moderate circumstance?.
One day last week J A Jennelle,
ageptoflhe Red Line, and well-
know l in railroad circles and on
Change, dropped into the Mississippi
Valley Tru6fc Company and . ap
proaching Secretary Chandler, said
that he had a little business to
transact with him, at the same time
handing him a $20 bill, which he
placed upon depnsite to the credit
of his two-months old son, Sherman
K to remain at interest for 21
"This fund," explained Mr.
Jennelle, "and the novel idea are
from Mrs. George B Sherman, of
Buffalo, N. Y., whose husband is
general manager of the Vanderbilt
fast freight lines, and after whom
the little one is named."
With a smile, Mr. Chandler said
that he would fix the youngest out,
and going to the book-keeper
personally attended to the drawing
up the necessary papers. Handing
oyer the documents to Mr. Jennelle,
he said, "your son Sherman K., is
the youngest depositor we have on
our books, and I think, the youngest
in the country.
A similar amount, it is said.will be
added to his account on each of the
little one's birthdays, which, with
an accured interest, will give the
young man good start in life
when he arrives at age. St. IjOuis
A Popnlist Free Flbt.
Lincoln, Neb., March 28. The
Senat Chamber jwas the scene of a
personal encounter today, just before
aojourcment, between'Senator Stew
art, a Populist, and Sergeant-at-Arms.
While speaking against a bill Stew
art wpj interrupted on a point of
order by 'Noyes, of Douglas. Con
trary to preceded Stewart ignored
the point, and a'so the presiding
officer, when he asked him repeated
ly to be seated.
The Sergeant-at-arms was directed
to quiet tin speaker, but Stewart
resisted. The two men clinched
and fought up and down the aisle.
Dale, another Populist, sprang to
assist hia colleague, but was roughly
thrown to the floor by two Republi
Jeffreys, also a Populist, started
for the combatants, shouting loudly
tnat he could whip any man on the
floor. McKteley, cf Webster, the
Giar.t of the Senate, caught him,
forced him into a cluir and held
The presiding officer rushed down
the aisle, parted the two original
combatants and finally brought
about order. A resolution was in
troduced requiring Stewart to apolo
gize within twenty-four hours or
subject himself to a vote of censure.
The Hoarding House Bed Tax.
The last Legislature amended the
revenue act so as to tax boat ding
house beds 50 cents each. Mr. J W
Gray, proprietor of the Cooper
Eouse, has 36 beds and the fusion
Legislature will cost him just $18 in
taxes that he has not paid hertofore.
But Mr. Gray is a good Republican
and we suppose he won't kick about
it. 'Squire Billy Mills was appoint
ed magistrate and we suppose the
fees of his offine will in a measure
compensate him for the bed tax lie
has to pay on account of his hotel.
There are several botrding houses
in town and all of them tnat far.
nish rooms will be liable to the tax.
Went Home Empty Handed.
The anti credit law passed by the
Douglass (Jompost JJLeap is causing
some worthy, though poor farmers
to go home without the stuff to
make a needed Compost Heap.
Quite a number had to be turned
down, Thursday, for the lack of be
ing able to execute the proper papers
The dealer cannot be blamed pot
the blame on that dirty set of dis
graced North Carolinians, bettet
known as Douglassites.
He Knew it Was Trn.
What do you think of the idea o
Dr. Faure, of Paris, that the odor of
flowers has a pernicious effect on the
voice," asked one gentleman of an
other this . morning in front of
Fetzer's drug store.
"It s quite true, l gaye a young
lady a bunch of violets the other day
and you ought, to have heard my
wife go on about it," replied the
CONCORD N. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 4,
TOWN AND COUNTY.
The Douglass Compost Heap is
louder than ever.
Mr. W T Fieher has moved his
family from Forest Hill into the
Hurley house, on Sjrring gtreat.
Cannons, Felzer & Bell made a
large shipment of furniture to
The c'litf of police of Charlotte
was Bhot at three times Wednesday
night by a desperate negro. He was
Kev. K V Stickley, wife and of
Enochyille, have returned from a
three weeks trip T to relatives in'
Virginia. ' '''
Mr. Jim Willeford set his incuba
tor Thursday with one hundred and
seyen eggs. Jim says it tney natcn
and thrive they will all be roosters.
The Charlotte Observer did not
reach us this morning. The cause is
not kuown, but the papers for this
place is supposed to have been
Some with pronounced views of
the sexes eay woman wouldn't make
such an important question of : Is
my hat on straight ? if her head.was
Mr. Isaac Goodnight, of the Mill
Hill sectionwa3 in the city. He
Bays this beautiful weathei is a great
olessine to the farmers, "ad that
they are now making good time.
The roads are yet rough, but they
are in r. better condition now tnan
at any time since Christmas. Ttey
have dried out considerably in the
past few days.
Roy, the fine Shepherd dog of Mr.
Samuel Ervin died sometime du
ring Thursday night. Mr. Ervin it
almost certa n that the dog was pois
oned, and he is quite blue over the
i death of bis favorite pet.
Mr. W M Stuart is gardening for
the first time in five years. Work
iog in the soil giyes him a good ap
petite, he Bays. He had several
blossoms from a wild flower, known
as "Jack in-the-pulpit," which he
thought were Irish potato blossoms.
It is a great pity that all that rub
ber ho;e, probably severalhundred
feet, is allowed to be kept in the
condition it will be found in at the
firemen's hall. . There is no reel for
it and the consequence is that it is
or will be unfit for use, should it
ever be needed.
A half of the body part of an
old field pine tree was Bhown on the
streets today that was all "fat" pine.
The whole of the tree was discover
ed to be a3 rich all through as the
piece shonn. It was found on the
plantation of Mr. John A Cline,
several miles east of the citv.
The Douglass Legislature passed
an act allowing women to hold the
office of notary public. Last week
Mrs. Catherine De Vaughan, of Robi
binsville, Graham county, applied to
the Governor fo." Lppointment as a
notary but the Governor refused to
appoint her. The act is unconsti
tutional, as the constitution says
only electors shall hold office and
only males are electors.
The New York College of Veteri
nary Surgeons last November pur
chased a horse for antitoxine ex
periments. He was suffering at the
time from an injured hoof and $10
was paid for him. Since that time
15 quarts of seium, or antitoxine
fluid, have been extracted from bis
veins, representing 45 quarts of
blood. This antitoxine has doubtless
saved the l yes of scores of poor
children. The horse could not now
be borght for $500.
Another n'gn for Southern ex.
pansion is tne growth of Manu
factoring in. New Orleans. Be
tween 1890 and 1S95 the number of
factories has increased from 551 to
3,595, the capital from $5,429,140
to $40,057,000, hands employed
from 4,411 to 46,036 and the value
of the product from $3,450,439 to
to $70,089,546. New Orleans could
dardlj be persuaded to go back to
the conditions of thing before the
An amusing 6torr, according to
the "Black and White," is going the
ecclesiastical round on the other side
A clergyman prepared to preach
two Sundays since and gave out as
his tex Th; devil, like a roaring
lion, goeth about seeking whom he
may devour." In this Bame breath,
before beginning his discourse, he
continued : "My friends, you will
probably haye heard that the Bishop
of Manchester has announced bis in
tention of visiting every churcn in
his diocese, and consequently we
may yery shortly expect to see him
Perhaps the correct way to put it
is that March goes out with the
lamb, the Jamb subsequently return
ing to dinner with the green peas
A dispatch from Madrid says the
Spanish government has decided to
send additional re inforcementa of
6,000 men to Cuba.
Practicing is going on for the
Easter sernce at the Reformed
church, which will be of the most
The 3G additional magistrates ap
pointed for Cabarrus county will
cost the tax payers for books - and
other paraphanalia $270.
Khh Murr came near losing one
ct'itii horses this morning. -He vrae
crossing a bridge on a backstreet
in the north end and his horse fell
They are going to celebrate that
famons North Carolina Legislature
on the stage. It hardly deserves
this, for its a little off color At
Dr. Johnson's Drug, Store looks
yery dainty and cheerful since the
brush has beeu used. It is really one
6t the prettiest drug stores in the
State And then Jesse Hamilton is
The medicine man who was in
this city for several weeks, but who
is now in fealisburv, came down
Wednesday night for a canteen of
gasoline to make up more "Banyan"
The Japanese Diet has passed re
olutions deploring the assault upon
Li Hang Chang. The grertest care
is being exercised in the treatment
of the Chinese enyoy's wound lest
blood poisoning should superyene.
Gov. Carr has made requisition
upon the Goyernor of West Virginia
for P D Ney, alias W B Baird, an
escaped convict from Davidson
county, who is now in the West
Virginia penitentiary, and who will
be released from it in May.
The subject fer the morning ser
vice at the Presbyterian church on
Sunday will be "The Motherhood of
God," at the evening service at 7;30
o'clock Rev. W C Alexander will
take for his subject, "Keep the
It surprised mauy visitors to the
Chicago World's Fair to find that
of all the blood-purifiers, Ayer's
Sarsaparilla was the only one on ex
hibition. The reason is that Ayer's
Sarsaparilla is a standard remedy,
and not a patent medicine, or secret
Gov. Carr Tuesday msde a Jrequi-
sition to the Governor of Pennsyl
vania for one, Walter Johnson, who,
in 1889, murdered Warren Davis in
Northampton county. Johnson fled,
and Governor Fowle offered $200
reward for his capture. Nothing
has been heard of him since until
his recent capture in Pennyslvania.
Governor Carr yesterday offered
fifty dollars reward for the caputre
of William Craig for the murder of
Jessie Carter in Yadkin county. The
crime occurred March 19th. Craig
has been going under under the as
sumed name of "William Godberry"
and is supposed to be using the lat
ter name in his business just at
Editor J A Robinson, of the Dur
ham Daily Sun, was in Raleigh
Wednesday, and says the "law to
regulate assignments" created a
sensation in Durham. One large
grocery firm there had iast failed
with the usual preferences, and
these were 6et entirely aside by the
new law. 1 he Durham people are
pronouncing maledictionj on the
Douglass legislature for passing such
a bill. -
CAPTUKEl) A ROG-B.
Chief Boger Runs down Another'
Lust week Chief of Police Boger
brought in from Charlotte an eg
caped convict, aud while in that
city, he got wind of another one,
namely, Charles Btrnhaidt, who
made good his escape from the gang
more th.m a year ago. Barnhardt
88uraed the name of Alexander and
was getting on immensely until
Wednesday night, when chief Boger,
with the assistance of officer?
Cunningham and Etrnbardt, of the
Charlotte police force, nabbed him,
Barnbardt's sentence -was for four
years and had worked on 1 a few
months. He had stolen an overcoat
from one Marshal Harris, colored
Chief Boger is always on the a'ert
and has a pretty good nose for
detective work. He speaks -in the
highest complimentary terms of the
courtesies shown him by Chief Orr
and his assistant.
A NEGRO CLERK SUSPECTED.
Raleiarta Lawyers are Trying to Kim
Down the Frand and will Prosecute
the Guilty Party Two Employes
SU1I Tinkering at the Biils in Hal
A prominent jurist of the State
was in Charlotte today, direct from
Raleigh and in an interview with a
News reporter gave some interesting
points. In legal circles in Raleigh
the chief topic is the assignment
and mortgage bill that turned up
passed, when it did not pass at all.
The Raleigh lawyers are making up
a test case to be presented to the
Supreme court as soon as possible.
Iu the meanwhile, they are at
work inve.Jaiiug tho-fcoodr- witb
the purpose of unearthing the per
petrator and pioscnting him to the
full extent of the law. Susp'cion
rests oj a negio clerk fromJohnston
county. It is also said that a lawyer
who is well known in this section
oftbe State had a hand in it as the
agents of Northern parties who
wanted Buch a law passed to protect
them in future assignments made
in the State. Some interesting de'
velopments are expected in a few
The Charlotte lawyers are also
making up a test case and will pre
sent it to the Supreme Court yery
The News' informant says that
now, at this late day after the ad
journment of the Legislature, two
of the clerks are still there at work
on the "unfinished business," pre
sumably doctoring up the bills that
were left u attended to wLen the
crowd Fcampered home the day the
pay stopped. Charlotte News.
Thursday evening at the hospit
able home of Postmaster Sherrill, a
tea from 5 to 8 was given in honor
of Mrs. Sherrill's gue3te, Mrs. C C
Kennedy and M.s, Dr, Register, of
Charlotte. The guests were received
by Mrs. Sherrill, Mrs. Register and
Mrs. Kennedy. The dining hall
was preaitieu over by Misses janie
Richmond and Mary Montgomery
with grace and ease. The center
table in the dining hall was one
mass of sweet violets. The menu
was varied and elegantly served.
The eyening-'wa3 delightful!'
spent, the guests all voting the host
ess mapy thanks for such an enjoy
Tramps Coins North.
For the past several weeks rail
road men are having a pretty tough
experience with tramps at this
place. They are all going north,
having been South for the winter.
Recently sixteen were fiired out of
one box car of Captain Parker s
train at the depot. Thursday night,
as the local passenger rolled in from
Charlotte, it brought on its "blind
baggage" eight of these worthless
people. They were fired of! and
left with us. They did not tarry
long, however, as tramps have a
horror at the sight of Chief Boger or
Mr. Al. Bost, of No. 9 township,
began the transfer of machinery
from the depot to the Reed mine
La Grippe, for Golds, Coughs,
AND LUNG TROUBLES,
"Two years ago, I had the grippe,
and it left ma with a cough which gave
me no rest night or day. My family
physician prescribed for me, changing
he medicine as often as he found the
things I had taken were not helping
me, hut, In spite of his attendance, I got
no better. Finally, my hnsbanil, read
ing one day of a gentleman who had
had the grippe and was cured by taking
Ayer'a. Cherry Pectoral, procured, for
me, a bottle of this medicine, and before
I had taken half of it, I was cured. I
have nsed the Pectoral for my children
and In my family, whenever we havo
needed it, and have found it a specific
for colds, conghs, and lung troubles."'
Emily Wood, North St., Elkton, Md.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
Highest Honors at World's Fair.
Cleahie the Syitea with Ayer's Sarsaparilla.
WHOLE NO. 363
TOTAL POPULATION, 1.617.7.94"
The Percentage of Increiwte Since
1HSO IIn Keen 13.59 North Cnro
Una's Relatlre Kank in Population
Is 10-There are 233.307 White Vot-
era and 109,346 'Colored Voters
the Ntnte-Wilmington Has the Lar
gest Population of any City.
Chapel Hill, N. C, March 27.
1 have taken the trouble to get in
a convenient form rather for mj
own use, the greater part of the
statistics of North Carolina, as they
appear in our Census Reports, 1890.
I send you a copy which you may
think to be of enough interest to
the general public to publish.
ALGERJTOJf S. BAKBEE.
percentage of increase of total
population Bince 1880, 15.59.
Kelatiye rank of North Carolina
in population, 16.
Number of inhabitants to the
square mile, 33.30.
rropcrtion of males and females
1880, 50 61 ; 1890, 49.39.
Proportion of males to fern les
males, 799,149; females, 818,798.
JN umber of females to 100,000
Increase of males and females
since 1880 males, 111,241; females,
.Percentage of increase of males
and females males, 16.17; females,
Percentage of native and foreign
born of total population native,
99.77 ; foreign, 023 ; natiye white of
foreign parents, 0,45.
JNative whites of native parentp,
Native whites having one, or Loth
narents foreign, 1.03.
Percentage of white and colored
population, Jwhite, C5.23 ; colored,
Percentage of colored to whole
population, 34 C".
Relative proportion of colored to
white, white, 1,055,382; colored,
561018. Increase of white and
colored population Bince 1880, white,
188,140; colored, 29,741.
Percentage of increase of white
and colored since 1880, white, 21. C9;
Total population, 1,617,947.
Total males 799,149; females,
SiS-7.p8 ; nativ&jborB- -l.S
Total males of militia age, Vhite
188,104 ; colored 85,730 ; total, 273,
834. Total males of voting age. White
233,307 ; colored 109,346 ; total 342,-
Aggregafe population of cities
having 2,500 or more inhabitants :
Wilmington, 20,056 ; increase 2,
706 ; per cent, 15.60.
Raleigh, .12,678 ; increase, 3,414;
p r cent, 36.84.
Asheville, 10,235 ; increase, 7,619
per cent, 291.25.
Winston, 8,018 ; increase, 5,164 ;
per cent , 180.94.
Newbern, 7,843, increase, 1,400 ;
per cent , 21.73.
Dnrham, 5,485, increase, 3,444,
per cent., 168.74.
Salisbury, 4,418, increase, 1,695,
per cent, 62.25. "
Concord, 4,339, increase, 3,075.
p r cent., 243.28.
Fayetteyille, 4,222, increase, 737,
per cent, 21.15.
xicuuerson, i,ua, lnweiiivithat thanlcJtf&aTor the noble (?) act
per cent, 194.93,
Goldsboro, 4,017, increase, 721
per cent , 22.25.
Washington, 3,545, increase, 1,083,
per cent, 43.99.
Elizabeth City, 3,251, increase,
936, per cent., 40.43.
Reidsville, 2,969, increase. 1,653,
per cent, 125 61.
Salem, 2,711, increas', 1,371, per
To al number of dwelling, 301,-
Total number of persons to dwell'
Total number of families, 306,
952. Total number of persons to the
family, 5 43. Raleigh Observer.
The Democratic primaries, to se
lect a candidate for mayor of Char
lotte, were held Thursday night
Dr. Breyard, present mayor, and Mr.
J II Weddingto i were the candi
dates. Not. only was the race an
exciting and spirited one, but it was
neck Ld neck until the wire was
passed, the winner c niing in by a
lead of a very short nose. Oat of a
total vote of 1,73 Dr. Brevard re
ceived 858 and Mr. Weddington 865,
winning by a margin of 7 yoUs. It
was probably the closest fight ever
made in the State, Dr. Brevard is
serving fcis second term.
The dummy line tressle in re&rol
I the Udell Mills is being tort away.
TWO DESPERATE OTTLAWS
The Moryoftlie Oepnly Marshal Wk
Fort Smith, Ark., M.-rc'a 28, Th
dead bodies of Sam WiUismsy-iihas"
Tirdegree Kid," and (Jeyge Sin
ders, the outlaws, who were killed
this morning at I T Bragg's 4sto'ro,
arriyed here today.
William 'Birabee, the deputy
United Statej marshal-who brought
tho bodies in, told the fallowing
story of the robbery and fight :'
"This morning about 7:30 o'clock.
while I was sitting on the porch at
Bragg's, having just had breakfast,
three men came rising up and
hitched their horses in front of
Morris' Btore. Crossing the street
they made me hold up my hands
and disarmed me. I being an officer,
they marched me into Morris' store
and told me as soon as they had
robbed the store they would kill me.
An Indian who was on the porch
at the time thev held m
up, stepped out of the hotel and
uotified the Indian sheriff Tho
got a party of men and advanced to
the store into which I bad been
taken. As the sheriff and Dosce
ame up the robbers ran out and the
fight commenced. Williams and
Sanders were killed. The other rob
ber, recogniz.'d as Sam Butler, es
caped but wa3 wounded." 1
On the body of Williams was
found a testament and on one il
leaf was written the following: "It
is hell for a mau to live in the world
of hell and be kiUed and go to hell,
but such a fate will te for me.2
Blow was written : 'I was bora
March 20, 1S76."
Both outlaws were half treed In
A Scori-li'ny: ,e((or. .
Rev. C A G Thomas, pastor of the
Baptist church it Creensboro, and
who is well known in Winston, re
cently wrote tha following letter
to a friend in Norfolk, Va.:
"Nortn Carolina's diszrace ia tha
present legislature. It his
and is a stench in the nostrils of
goodpe:ple. It has, ere you read
this, distributed itself over the State
where each little member will dry
p under the burning indignation of
an outraged people. The Legislature
rHtaTe-Jbeen a fitting
place for the descipkof Darwin to
have visited. The specimens of
animalula found in the halls of Jtho
capital would need no micros?" to
discover their idenenity. T
who have been searching for the
"missing link" amid the geological
fields of investigation have made a
sad mistake in not visiting this re
markable gathering. I feel sure that
such another opportunity will not
be seen. in the world's history. The
poet's wail is appropriated when we
think of this lost opportuity : "Of
all the sad words of tongue or pen.
tne saddest are tnese, it might have
Where the Surplus Has Clone.
An indication as to where the
Treasury surplus of six years ago
has gone is furnished by the state
ment made yesterday. The expendi
tures for the first eighteen days of
March were $18,189,000 a million
a day and of this oneshalf, or $9,
022,000 was for pension. New
of tilfflast Legislature in its recogt
nition of Fred, A F a pet
HEART DISEASE 30 YEARS!
Short Breath, Palpitation.
Mr. G. W. McKinsey, postmaster of
Kokomo, Ind., and a brave ex-soldier,
says: "1 had been severely troubled
with heart disease ever since leaving
the army at the close of the late war.
I was troubled with palpitation and
shortness of breath. 1 could not
sleep on my left side and had pain
around my heart I became so ill
that I was much, alarmed, and for
tunately my attention was called to
Dr. Miles' Heart Cure
I decided tcTtr?
made a decided improvement la i
condition, ana arc bottles nave cc
pietejy cured me."
G.TV.McKINSEY. P.M., Kokomo, lad.
Dr. Miles Heart Care Is sold on a P""lt'
ruar&ntee thmt the flrst bottle will benottt.
All drrtKgtata sell It at $1. bottles for kd, or
It will be sent, prepaid, on receipt of price
by tho Dr. Wles Medical Co fcikhart, lad.
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