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- COMMENCEMENT NEWS
dllege Bojsana Wlrls rreparin tot
the Coming Commencement Jnrvit
to be Tliere Other Facts.
Mt. PleaBsrt, N. C, May 2 Tli
nleasant pathericfa that were n
I o "
vogue dnriDg the holidays and tha
have been continuing ever since
though in a less degree bay giw
place to the extra duties commence
ment alwavs imDOses. The wtodf
are bglfining to nurture Btrangf
noises that are attributed to aspir
ing orators and college walls art
fumed to lUtta to dialogues that
show no si. ns of the onarouseri
dramatic spirit that may here be
The Senior class of the college
were today "let loose upon the world"
with some verv wholesome advice
from Prof. Lndwig.
All are joining hands to make the
cominsr commencement one of the
most enjoyable that baa been wit
nessed for years. The Bacalaureate
sermon bv Rev. E A Winzard, of
South Carolina, may be depended
upon'lhredonnd credit and honor
to the speaker ard aud much to the
Tuesday morning, June 4th,
lion. T J Jarvis will b,in atten
dance and drliver the annual ad
dress to the literary societies. All
are much gratified at the prospect
of having this distinguished person
age with ns, aside from the antici-
tation of the address that will be
sure to add so much to one com
mencement. - ,
Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. Rev. A L
Yount, of Pennsylvania, will make
the annual address before the
Monday morning, June, 3rd, the
medal contest in declamation takeB
CONCORD N. C THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1895.
WHOLE NO. 368
SEtfDTJS 1 DOLLAR
MARRIAGES IN APRIL
Nineteen Licenses Were Issued Last
Month-Fonrleen Whites and Five
Register of Deeds Weddington
had a fair run last month, as fol
George W HartBell, Wiss Cjnthia
John W Lyer y, Miss Sallie Freeze
Marehall E Ilerrin, Mies Ella M
Martin M Lip, Miss Jennie R
J Oscar Barnhaidt, Miss Clara 1
Samuel A Rich, Miss Martha J
Jerrv Pennineer. Miss Gussie
Geo. W Coley, Miss Ella Ferrell.
Noah Rowland, Miss Marry
Jacob A Edeison, Miss JnlinA
John A Shinn, Miss Mamie Horn
Joe P Sanders, Miss Salhe 0 Cad
Marchison W Swearingain, Miss
Sallie M Denton.
Benjamin McDaniel, Miss Francis
Thotuas Hopsin to Laura Ford.
Jacob Dry to Laura Mcanp.
George C Ellis to Mary Barringer
Charlie Fisher to L:zzie Witson.
Daniel Miller to Emma Eddleman.
M. Cabarrns Baiter Cow.
The Salisbury correspondent
the Charlotte Observer says :
I cow here belonging to one of the
officials is reported giving buttei
milk. Up to last Sunday the ani
mal had been, giying the regular
milk: since that" time, buttermilk
Mondav at 8 p. m. Junior orations j N"0 cause can be assigned for this
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contest in oratory, tor wnicn. rrom i amgular phenomenon.
all visible indications,mncn prepara I This don't come up to a cow we
tion is being made, both on accounts 0nce heard of in Cabatrus. The
of efforts as individuals to excel and I Cabarrus cow broke into her owners
as s whole make the exercises pleas
ant and iastructiye.
Wednesday morning, Junp 5th,
may be expected the last coilpge
efforts of the Scnicr clafs. Salu.
tory oration is to ne. delivered by B
B Miller. Valedictory by C Brown
Commencement exercises open
Friday nitrht. Mav 31. the annual
entertainment given by the Prepa-a temperature 83, on 25th; minimum
tr nrtment. which is better temperature 29, on the 4th; total
known as the "Pup. Exhibition." in fa" 6.33 inches. The cumber of
n..;nn;nff stttnrdav nipht. the dajs on which rain fill were 15;
ina;nr PTsrcises of Mount Amoena light frosts on 5, 12 and 15th, heavy
I. . , - j,.., mi J
iii infaranornort rrosi ana ice on ine tin. muuuer
orchard when apples were ripe and
for a week afterwards gayo apple
Weather tHiiiiimnry for April IS5.
Following is the weather report for
the month of April as kept, pre
pared and f urniBbed us by Prof. II T
J Ludwig of Mt. PleaBanf:
Average temperate 57 ; maximum
throughout the following week, end
ing with the graduating exercises of
the Senior class Wednesday Light,
ter Five Years Oets Her Money.
ince 1S90 a pension of $17.75
showers 7, 22 and 26th; H inch rain
fell on 7th. 2-10 inch rain fell on
the lCih and 17th. Clear days 7,
fair 9 and cloudy 14
A Child Shot
Tuesday afternoon Masters George
Wa been in the Register of Deeds Lore and Willie Hall, with a num
office for this county for Mrs. t er ot other cniiaren, were piaying
Lucinda Herring, who lives near on the graded school grounds. Little
Rockf River church. Mrs. Herring George had a air gun shooting, it
was made happy Wednesday when m lis said, at birds and anything else
k. Koitut annnsed of the fact that might present itself. Little
that a pension for the above stated Willie Hall was holding a leaf in
amount was awaiting her claim and his hand for George to shoot at, and
had been for five long years. She! missing the leaf, shot Willie in the
called and got it. leg. The wound was only eKin
deep, however, and Willie is not
Will the Rtore Close T I UUrt,
Now that the busy Sfason is over Neither ct these bojs are more
and the dayB are lengthened, why do than nine years old, yet they are
tho merchants not close their places flowed to carry a gun around the
of business at 7 o'clock, as is cus city and shoot, at first one thipjj and
nmrv in other cities, giving tt then another. A number of other
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clerks a much needep rest from thr children naye guns and handle them
dtily toil of a heavy winter s work. I jast as recklets, if not more so than
It is generally understood that the j Little George,
merchants of onr city will udopt tbie Another dangerous th'ng is what
custom, bat is seems to us that they ig known as the jutember," (hat is
..ro Kinw to decide when sucn a sys m use fcy tne sman uoy. some
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Tern "ill go into eff.ct. one's eve will be pot out and then
L-t every merchant join in and probably steps will be taken to pro-
rlnse no at 7 o clock. JNotnme cn nibit ba use or tnem
be lost by doing so, for such night
trade f s they would prchace get,
ill Via iriTen tbem anvwHy, beside-
it wili give the clerks an opportn
niiy for n.syeLing's sport or rest,
as they like.
Home Coi rectlons.-
Mr. J L Hartsell, town treasurer,
ftr revising his statement in t ie
From a letter written by Rev. .1
Gut.tlerman, f Dimondale, Mich.,
e are pefmittcd to make this ex-
ract: "I have no hesitation in
recommending Dr. King's N. w Dis
novery, as tne resuns wrti almost
naryelous in the case of my wife.
While hrnnt'ht. down with nneu-T
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tt.'WDulw Ions fcCo.
High Grede Tobasco
A RED SHOE IN JAIL.
Keren ue Officer Seal Arrests a
for Illicit Distilling.
Revenue officer James T F Neal,
of Albemarle, came up to this city
Wednesday and arrested Reddin
Shoe, an employee at the Cannon
cotton factory on charge of illicit
distilling in Stanly county several
Shoe had been arrested and was
bound oyer for his appearance at the
last term of Federal court but did
not appear cn a plea that he had
been kicked by a mule and was un
able to go.
Officer Neal served commitment
paperB on him and in defaul a
$500 jnstificable bond Red thoe
was sent to j-iil.
Auother arrest for blockading was
made. We could not learn the
names of the others, but they were
liberated on bail.
Death of Mr. Wm.Gadd.
Mr. William Gadd, the aged father
of Mr. Robert Gadd, of No. 9 town
ship, this county, died at his son's
home last Wedncadiy, May 1. Mr.
Gadd was 88 years and 9 months
old, and was well and favorably
known throughout that section of
the county. His remains were in
terred at Centre Grove cemetery in
No. 9 township on Thursday.
While the telephone force were at
work digging p. hole in which to
place one of ibe large poles in the
front of the Morris building this
(Saturday) morning, they struck the
water main, bursting the pipe,
Water flew high. The stream lifted
one of the workmen's hat about 15
feet in the air. The lak was soou
shopped, and all is right how.
TOWN AND COUNTY.
Mr. S J Lowe and family are uiov
icg into the Beatty boose on West
See the handsome patterns ad.
vertised by Lowe & Son. They are
off-ring big inducements to cue
Standard of Wednesday, -desireB us ,nonia gncceeding L GrippeFer
to m .ke the following corrections:
The report of the geherlv fund
was that H Melchor had received
$106.49,, which should appear
$106 46; Jake Boger 75 cents instead
Under the headii.g ' of graded
f chool funtr, J L Boger; taxes 1894,
appeared $83.00 an'd Bhould haye
bien balance taxes ior 1893, 83 09;
J L Bogtr, 1895 tax Bhould be 1894
MrB. Cole, session for 1893 aid
94 sppeared $35.35, which should
be $35 00.
The above corrections will make
"th report c rrespoBd exactly with
the figures on Mr. Hartsell's books.
nble paroxyms of couching wonM
las t hours wi h little interrnption
iid it seemed as If she could not
xurvjve them, a iriena recom
aiei.ded Dr. King's New Discoyery;
as qnck in its work and highly
satisfactory in results." Trial boU
r.lf a free at Fe-z t's Drug store.
Regular sizf 50j. and $1.00.
Curbstones TheU Befnsp.
The St, 'Cloud hotel proprietors
have ' had plurks nailed onto the
front of the building in the places
that are usually occpied b ti e loaf,
ing element of the cify. The . bojs,
both white and colored, will flee - to
curpstonas for refuge.
CronerIlnll. ' '
The wedding of Miss Daisy Eliz;v
heth Groner and Mr. Geo. Hall,
which took place at the ho ne of the
bride's mother on East Eighth,
street last night at 8:30 was a yery
The bridal party stood in the
recess of the bayswindow, attended
by Miss Cornelia McCutchen and
Mr. Lon Foust, while Dr. Mitchell,
of the Cumberland Presbyterian
church spoke the words which made
them man and wife. It was a brief
but beautiful ceremony, immediately
after which the bridal party and
guests repaired to the dining room,
prettily decorated in green and white
wnere the wedding supper was servx
the dainty bricle cutting the
Miss Goner wore a handsome
pnncess gown of while silk, en
Uaiue, lace and ribbon trimmings,
nd carried bride's roses. The maid
of honor wore a pretty dress of white
crepe, and carried La France roses.
Mr. ana Mrs Hall left ou-a visit to
the groom's old home in Eist Ten
nessee, and when thty return v ill go
o housekeeping in a cozy little cot
age fitted up by the groom at 416
East Eighth street.
They were the recipients of many
costly presents. Miss Groner is a
petite belle, pretty and stylish, and
appeared strikingly lovely in her
txquisite bridal toilette, ner going
way cress wan a beamnm crtpon
Mr. Hall je a su.'-sjautial mer-sh-int,
. n able business hihh and
very popular. Chnt'anooga (Tenn )
I Jail j Tiinee, Thursday, April 25.:'
The W. C. T. U. meeting will be
postponed for a few days. . Notice
of next meeting will appear in the
Pole for the Bell Telephone Ex-
change are being placed. The ones
on Main street wonld make nice pole
A handsome brick office will be
built at the Cabarrus Mills for the
Superintendent. Chapman & Co,
are to build it.
Mrs. J H Wearne, (nee Miss Kate
Johnson,) of Richmond, Va will be
in the city next week. She will re
main some time.
A very.small gold key a locket
key has been found. Call at this
office and pay ten cents for notice
and get your property.
A stamp mill was brought to the
city from the Reid mines on Rocky
River and will be placed at the Joel
Reed mine that is operated by Mr.
jnow tnat tne ice season is upon
us, mt. II Will tiobnston will han
die pure, unadulterated Kennebec
ioe. A car load will be here to-mors
row, Friday. His place of business
is in the basement of the Castor
George Mills, the murderer pf
lana Winberly, will be hanged in
Raleigh tomorrow, the physicians
who tested the soundness of his mind
having pronounced him sane.
Wednesday afternoon two .box
carsJ jumped the track at the depot.
Fortunately they were on the Can
nonville side, track, and did not
block the main .ine. One of the
cars came near turning over.
Mr. E C Beach arrived with his
family from Fayetteville. Mr.
Beach is to take the superin tendency
of the G W Patterson cotton .mill.
They will occupy the Dr. FetzerJ
house, on South Main street.
We learn that there is to be a full
tciket in all the wards, opposing the
Democrats, Who is to run and
whether Fusion or not we are nns
able to say, but it is positiyely
known that a full ticket will be put
out. We get our information from
headquarters, so to speak.
The first moonlight ride of th
seaaoa was had Friday night.
Mr. M J Corl's drove of fin
mountain horses arrived Friday af
Secretary Orosham Very III.
Washington, May 3. Secre ary
Gresham, it i fdured, is a very sick
ma i. Those most intimately con
cerned as to his health make no de
nial of their anxiety as to his 'on
ditian. His main affection has been
diagnosed as gall stone and this is
complicat d by tne weak physicial
has suffered for some time past. No
visitors are admitted to see , the pa
tiont, who is confined to his apart
ments at the Arlington Hotel.
Mr. Jumes Dor ton, the Mexican
veteran, of No. 10 township, was in
the city for the first time in five years,
It was an interesting eight to wits
ness the old time grip of his veteran
associate, Col. James N Brown, of
thiB city. Mr. Dorton is a welcome
visitor and his friends hope to see
him of tener in the future.
Citizens on Spring street were se
riously alarmed Wednesday evening
by children yelling fire. About a
dozen boyB wers playing as if they
had a Charlotte fire. A number of
people on Main street heard the
yells and went to the scene, who
were pleasantly disappointed.
Rev. O L T Fisher, of Mt. Pleas
ant, passed tnrougn the city en
route to Troutman,in Iredell county,
to the meeting of the North -Uaro
hna Lutheran Sf nod. MrB. Fisher
and little daughter accompanied
him as far as Mr. Ephriam Fisher's,
where they will visit for a week.
The 20,000. ponnd boiler for the
Odeil mills pnssed through from tht
depot this (Thursday) morning. T
was drawn by four big horses all in
a breast. J M Burrage had th
moving in charge. He has been
several days in placing it on- the
An Evangelist announced meeting
for women alone at 3 p. m. Sunday
af ernoon. An intelligent and in
fluential lady being asked if she was
going answered, "No, no man can
jay to me anything which my hus
band or son cannot be permitted to
near bim say." The sentiment
rapidly spread and 'he evangelist
hid a yery small audience. It
would be well it such sensational
mo vt meats met such reouke everys
wbrei Arkansas Methodist
I' badenoigh when young , men
pruc io stealing flowers, but when a
lady -jKddly walks into a yard of
another and plucks from the plants
the 8 ete8trareBt, daintiest scented
bio suns in broad day light without
permission or knowledge of the
condition from which the Secretary UwpT, it's exceedingly bad. Such
has been done in Concord and; it is
only a matter of' time flntil the
guilty party will come to get more
A receipt was fonnd on the slrei
and loft at this office. The script
is receipted to Mr. W M Wise by D
W Tneke.- for tbeameuntof $18.40
Chief of Police Boger has had hia
twelve year old moustache taken oft
His face looks as plump and sound
as a Dutch baby, and as "pink," too,
Old Uncle Jimmie Dorton, of No,
10 township, and his daughter,- Mrs,
W M Biggers, of this city, are visit
ing in Eowan county.
Mrs. J B Caldwell was the first
to report ripe strawberiies. We
have since heard of several who
have them, not very plentiful as
Dr. W H Wakefield, of Charlotte,
will be in Concord at the St. Clond
on Thursday, May 23rd, one day.
.His practice is limited to eye, earj
nose and throat.
Doubtless some of the bicycle
riders haye forgotten that there is
a town ordinance prohibiting them
tiding on the side walk at night
without lanterns and bells. Better
We are indebted to Borne one for a
small bit of "natuie'a own remedy.'
we are bilious aud gay at times,
we admit, but there are no indica
tions of measles as yet.
Col. Paul B Means haa been ap
pointed an honorary marshall for the
Unveiling exercises at Raleigh on
May 20. Messrs. L P Hertsell ami
J P Allison have been appointed
marshals by the ladj vice presidents
for this cocnty.
One hundred vomen and girls are
to be employed in one of the Pitts
burg, Pa., steel rolling mills. It is
the first case of the kind in this
country. Ia England thousands of
women are emr loyed in mines and
In almost every town in the State
we see that great preparations are
being made to attend the unveiling
ceremonies in Raleigh on the 20th.
Many will go down from this city
and county. It is very probable
that the Cabarrns Black Boys and
the Fourth Regiment Drum Corps
will attend. These organizations
THE LUTHERANS MEKT.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
The S. C. Nynod of the Evangelical
I.ntherau Church In Session The I
President's Report The Election of I
ORicers La rife Xnmbers Present.
Trootman's, N. C, My2, 1895.
The ninety-second session of the
North Carolina Synod of the Evan
gelical Lutheran Church was called
to order by President Brown today
at 11 o'clock.
Sync dical communion services were
held, Rev. G D Bernheiro, DD.of
Wilmington, conducting the ser-
A BKOWN"GORDON AFFAIR.
The Hnsband In the TJnion. H. C.
Tragedy ead ; the Wife Will Live.
Columbia, S.C.. Mav 2 A special
vices, assisted Dy jtev. u a Jimg, of to the State from Union savs :
aansDury. President Brown preach- W L Crompton. of Union, who
ed a highly edifying sermon, appro- 8hot his wife ai:d then himself three
priate for the occasion. davs ara. died tnd lT. Tt t.nPn. nt.
At tbeatternoon session the num- that it was in some resnechi a
her was augmented,.by a large num- parallel case with that of Brown
oer oi ministers ana lay delegates, Gordon, in Louisville,
numiug m uu mo western jxortn CromDton had hen in hnainAM
Carolina train. hnt w InM mf .njn..
ai .t. J"5""'".
.iici: wio camng oi ine row, tne I to leave the town. He an.m..rfl
credentials of the lay delegates being his wife and went home one evening
nanded in, President Brown read his unexpected!, and findine the door
report, jais was an interesting 0f his wife's room locked, kicked it
paper tnat caugnt tne very marked in. His wife and a voanir man
atfpnt.inn of RrnnrJ anit tlia , , , ......
; v. uv. wnose name nas oeen witnneld on
congregation present. account of his parents, were torethor.
The election of officers for the en- The yisitor had his pistol drawn
suing year resulted as touows: and. coverin? Cromnton before he
r :j i. T, t o t, . I " 1
Yemeni, xvev. is o irown, or could draw his. backed out of th
Mt. I'leasaut ; Vice President: Rev,
C A Marks, o! China Grove; Secre.
tary : Rev. C B King, of Salisbury;
room and house.
Two days later Mrs. Crompton
was alone with her husband at din-
Treasurer: I Frank Patterson, of on,i i,. ;
' i "vi y Muu uti dig vci iu au aujuAUiug
v,uiua urove. Auoitneseare ine room heard her err- "Oh. Gnr?!
oincers ot last year and their re-elec don't do that. Don't shoot me.
tion, practically unanimous, shows Two pistol shots ouicklv followed.
iu wuav maiiDcr me &ynoa reearas sh raieA in
This Synod represents about
ministers and about 90 churches
to find Crompton
about to shoot a third time at his
30tcif(3 tvtin am a nn tha flnn, nnrl
, .. W "V, uu
10 da.ihinc the mstol abont. tha ball
v i u n i- ...I . A
"uri" "" who a memoersmp went wild. She dragged her sister
from the room, and an nbn did an
There are in North Carolina Cromnton fired two ball into
tnree omer oynoae, one of which is own brdv. Before dvina C.rnmnn
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i ney are Known sp,a ,a waa BOrrv nr
ma ArHnn rin f
1- r i i : rn I
UJ tui.uwing names: iennessee thouht it b-at for both to di th
Synod, Holston Synod and the to in Aiortrana m, n
will decide next week if they will
attend in a body.
Master Baxter Gillon brought u
an egg from his home in the country
that is a peculiar thing. It waa
produced by a Plymouth Rock hen.
and the shell is a fair likeness of
the old time Indian fiint, while
there is a groove in the side of the
shell that bears resemblance of the
Mr, vasnmgton unite, who is a
member of the board of trustees of
Trinity college and who has hereto'
fore made such magnificent dona
tions to the college, proposed to give
$50,000 toward the endowment f nnd
of the college on condition that $75,
uuu De raised trom other sources
within the State. His proposition
will be made the special subject of
consideration at the meeting of the
board in June."
Missouri Synod. The two latter are
growing at an unprecedented rate.
There has been receieved into the
Synod during the year to meet the
is not dangerously wounded, tne
ball in her side having glanced
around her corset.
at Smithdeal & Morris'.
,J SHANEK SURRENDERS
-AND A .Mrf
By the Persistent Use of
. "I was troubled for years with a
sore on my knee, which several
physicians, who treated me, called a
cancer, assuring mo that nothing
could be done to save my life. As
a last resort, 1 was induced to try
Ayer's Sarsaparilla, and, after tak
ing a number of bottles, the sore
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began to disappear and my general
health improve. I persisted iu this
treatment, "until the sore waa en
tirely healed, - Since then, I use
Ayer)s Sarsaparilla occasionally as
a jonio and blood-purifier, and, in
deed, it seems as though I could not
keep house without it." Mrs. S. A.
Fields, Bloomfield, la,
The Only World's Fair Sarsaparilla,
Ayer's Pills Regulate the Lfver.
Placing of telephone poles at-
demands of the grp ing work and tracted mnch attention on the streets
nlarging field the following : Revs, today.
J D Shealey, II E H Sloop, H W Ri8tu8. the .cnte little Maltise
Jeffcoat, C C Lyerly and V Y Boozer. kitten of Mr. john Smithdeal is an-
xnere are uiree vacant charges, other or, f th
V..t iL... :n t. - i.l
uuu uiese win ue suppiiea at an Uiduala
early day, calls now being extended, hardware.
Two deaths are renorted for tho
year : itev. oamuel itothrock, D. D., " " " 1" He v Hi'eir v tiSS
ana itev. j m uednck. " '"c " nma not Ai,Dr t r a
i w. j i. ii r v i . ww-
Four or five new conzresrations ouu reP orts iao "rmers up nis way ve. .
haye boen organized during the year. Iar a ,eaa 01 lj!oae m e ,ower IP8" jnchbnrg, Vs., May 3-Loms O
persokals. wie1couniyIin planting. onaner, tne man who killed Jim
Rey. G F Schaeffer, of Monroe There is considerable grumbling I an vine on annaay night
Oa . ia nrOBnnt TT,,mo f.i.j. over the devilment beinp done inl"ai enrrenaerea nimseit to bis
vmv.um uiaui iiicuus l n -
about Concord will be glad to know differenfc Wens of the city by
that the yean past have dealt splenN I rabbits, lhese pesty animals haye
didly with him he is enjoying fine played havoc with our own garden
health. as well asjothers, especially peas and
Rev. Luther Propat, of Atlanta, cabbages.
Ga., the secretary of the Mission Mr. Jonas Kudisill an aged and
Board of the General Synod South, respected citizen and contractor of
in present. He isj regarded one of Charlotte, died suddenly iFridav
evening. His death was. caused by
an attack of heart disease. He was
77 years old.
The Insect Fonnd In Them isDoinff
x Dwinnge SHfrgesilous to Growers.
Washington, May 2. Mr. Coqui
lett, an entomologist of the Depart
ment of Agricnlture, has recently
returned to Washington and report
ed upon his examination of the
watermelon fields of southern Geor
gia, 'ine black bug, which was
thought to be damaging the plant,
proves to be a plain, ordinary dung
beet'e. It had evidently been at-.
tracted to the plant by the fertilizer
used, and was doing no damage.
The principal insect damage to the
melons appears to have been fcj 7-ire-
worms and cutworms. It is tot
likely that this damage will con'-inae
to any Benous extent Any Held
broken up from sod, or land upon
which grass has been alio am. x
grow to any degree during the ,i
season, is liable to contain n:u i
of wireworms and cutiworr
preparing land for melots i
future, the Department sayu. f
ere will find it oi nr .i
plow in the fall (etui ally .
late) and leaye tl;e bna ' .
the winter. Then, in lj v
spring, as soon as grass i w ,: j
come up in adjacent fielus. i-Aa
here and there throughout tlio '.'
which is to b; planted ia ,1
bunches of grass or any cth jr ?;
vegetation vhich has previoubi j L
poisoned by sprinkling with rn! 3
greon in solution. Such of the c ; t
worms as may be present in tha
land will feed upon this vegetation
and will be killed. It will also
have the effect ol destroying many
of the wire-wornis. Mr. Coquilett
saw evidences of disease among the
melons not due to insects, and tafw
mation concerning this" matter haa
been transmitted to Prof. Gallaway,
chief of the diyisoh of vegetable
pathology of the Department, who
will probably investigate it later in '
the finest pulpit orators in the
South, and is a yonng man of win
ning manners and indomitable
Rev. Boldt, pastor of St. Paul's,
Wilmington, is a foreigner by birth,
a graduate of a German TTniverHifv.
and as an evidence of scholarship Carrying it home, he waa aatonished
and ability, he Bpeaka with wonder- to 8ee a mouae peeploutfrom a hole
ful fluency three languages. MQ tfle meat- He commenccd-fri
The Synod has never enjoyed a investigate, and 16 mice hopped out
penod when it had in its member of the hole.
The Despatch says that a Lexing.
ton gentleman purchased a shoulder
of meat ,weighing about 17 pounds.
ship so many joung men of marked
The Trap Drooped at 11:39 3-4 Friday
and The Body Pronounced Dead Ii
On the 20 of Jane last, George
Mills, near Apex, -Wake county,
killed lana Wimberly. ,
He was tried for the crime last
September, and sentenced to be
The trial of the famous Hoke Se'
crest took place in Rutherfordton
Friday for the felonious killing of
his wife some years ago in Burke
county, the facts of which onr
readers are well aquaioted with
He was convicted of manslaughter
nd sentenced to the penitentiary for
We are glad to note the fact that
Mr. J J Barringer's health is im
proving. He has had a long, six
weeks spell of pneumonia and has
Friday morning he stepped upon
the trap of his scaffold at 11:38 of been yery low. Dr. S J Monlgomery,
the clock. . I who was attending him discharged
The black cap was pat upon his the case Friday, and it is hoped
head and the rope about his neck at that it will not be long until his
ll;39 1-2. . many friends will eee him in town
The trap was sprung al 11:39 3-4. 1 again
The palse of Mills was 100 at I
Ihere were fitful spisms about
the heart at 11:59. .
Doctors James R Rogers and A T
Friday evening tha wife of Mr.
Charles Sides, who waa formerly of
the Rocky Ridge section of this
Cotton pronounced him dead at noon I county, died at her home at Cannon
to the second.
Messrs J C Herriug and Will
Smitnthia morning rec-ived pres
ents which ratlier surprised them. A
six monthsold baby girl was left
with Mr. Smith and a three year old
girl whs left with Mr. Herring. No
clue to the denors Penny Post. y
Mr. and Mrs. J Y Templeton, of
Mooreeyille, pent Friday night in
tl e city.
ville. Mrs. bides was a compara
tiyely young womau, with many
loving qualities. Sho leaves several
young children H a hnsband to
mourn her death. The funeral ser
vices were conaactea trom .Bays
chapel this (Saturday) morning by
Rev, J R Moose. .The 4nterment
was at Rocky Ridge. -
An infant child of Mr. Charles,
Sides, of Forest Hill, died Friday
night and waa buried this afternoon
at the cemetery.
brother, Mr. Walter Shaner, thia
afternoon, and waa taken by the lat
ter to the police station. The two
reached the court house at 4 o'clock
and found there the Danyille officers
who had some previous intimation of
Shaner's intention. He was shortly
afterward takeu to jail, no applica
tion being made for bail, and will be
taken to Danville tomorrow. The
prisoner seemed composed. He wore
the gray suit mentioned iu the de
scriptions of him, his face was clean
shayen and he did not seem to be
any the worse for his exciting expe
rience of the past few day3.
On being aeked by the reporter as
to now long he had bfion in
two days. He diVcot seem to thinTc
that therejwa8 a very serioa3
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