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GIVERS A TRIAL VOL.VIII-NO. 48
CONCORD. N. C., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1895.
WHOLE NO. 348
A SUICIDE AT .MILWAUKEE.
Peter XteGeorh Kills Elmseir 15c
eanse Mis Wife Wntei to Leave
Mil w ac eke, Wis ,,Noy. 28. About.
10:80 o'clock this in?rning Peter Mo
Geoch,. who.-iirfel opposite the
National Soldier Home in an ele
gant mansion, ordered bis carriage
ta goto the city, and then went uo
' staifsyjlo was not seen a!ive after
that, vAs Le did not appear, the ser
. vants became alarmed and instituted
a search for him, Hiss A'-iie Beese,
who, has been a servant in the house
for about a year, looked through the
keyhole of the bath-room door,
which was locked, aid saw Mc
Geoch lying on the floor with a re
volver in his hand. Be had shot
himself through the mouth and
death was presumably instantane
. ous. The servants immediately
ifctified Major W W Rowley, quar-
termaste r of the Soldiers' Home, an
intimate acquintince of Mr, Mc
Geoch, who immediately sent for
Mr, MeGeoch's son. Arthur, who re
sith?sSn the city. When found Mr,
McGeoch had on his business suit
and was apparently ready to Btart
for the city. The servants noticed
nothing peculiar about his actions
before the t'mt.
Mr. MeGeoch's suicide is taken to
be the mult ol divorce procctdirg
begun last Holiday by Mrs. Mc
Geoch cn the ground of incompati
bility of temperament.
Mrs. McGeoch was Mrs. Libbey,
of Kenwood, a suburb of Chicago,
when she met Mr. McGeoch. They
were married about eight years ago
at the Leland Hotel. Chicago.
Since their maniage they have lived
at the .National avenue homestead
of Mr- McGecch, Mr. McGeoch had
three children, a sen and two
daughters, who after his marriage
occupied a bouso oa Grand avenue
wltfoh their father provided. Since
MreScGeoch left the residence cne
of the daughters, it is understood,
hag been keeping house for her
No man was for years better
known on the Chicago and Milwau
kee boards of trade than Mr- Mc
Geoch. lie was a daring speculator
up to the disastrous lard deal of
1883, when he attempted to corner
the lard of the country,' which
scheme failed. Daniel Welle), Jr..
of the deal, and a long and acri
monious law suit followed. .
Late Literary Rote.;, .
Two- very important f acts in con
nection with tha.. new era of maga
zines as illustrated in the December
Cosmopolitan. Its fiction is by
Stevenson, the last story written be
fore his death, V"0mda," 3irah
Grand, Zingwill, and the liegiuning
of James Lne Allen's new Ken
tucky realistic story, "Butterflies."
Probably'no stronger arraj of fiction
has ever bees presented in any maga-
. - zine money could not buy better.
Nor has any magazine eyer had a
larger number of really distinguish
ed artists engaged upon the illustra
tion of a single number. The realer
might be puzzled to know how such
a number ran be made at the price
of ten cent But the nvigaztue it
self affords tbe solution. It contains
139 pages of advertising, which, as
the publishers aauounc, is from
$4000 to $8000 more net eaeh art
vertising than was ever before print
ed in in any magazine, of any kicd,
and ,'.n any country. It breaks the
world's record in tb'i publishing
business. Moreoyer, the cost of the
artists and authors who appear in
this number ie divided amocgit 400,
000 copies, br.ngin tl e cost per
copy proportionately low. The
Cosmopolitan minks that tbe ten
cent magazine, bringing, as it docs
the best iu art an. literature into all
chases, is an educational movement
second in importance only to that of
T lie Cause of the Commotion.
Corncracker in the Katherfordton
Democrat says that when he wa3 iu
Atlanta taking in the Exposition
last week he herd a great commo
tion in the Negro building and a
mighty weeping . and wailing and
gnashing of teeth. He drew near to
see what the trouble was and dis
covered that it was a member oi the
late North Carolina Legislature
- weeping at the sight . of a buat of
- Frederic. Douglass. His wail was:
"-. ' 'Great was Ceaaar, great, was Alex
nder, great was - Diana of tbe
Ephesian?, but greater , wert thou
Oh, Douglass ?" ;The pict'urfe of' the
North Carolina- prophet ot .disaster
- - lamenting oyer his fallen god was
even more affecting than that of
Alexander the Gieat when he leaned
afciinat a telegraph ' pole and wept
Decause mere were no mora wonas
to conqu8rf'l&cte Enquirer.
- -. .1. ii . '
-1 1 Concord is 4" good cotton ' market
as is eyidesseirby the noted . fact
- that she pays the highest price and
. that 6(K -palest or more, haye been
Tbe Jarndyce v. Jnrndyee Case
The case of Jarndyce ys. Jarndyce,
alias Sherrill vs. the Western Union
Telegraph. Company, has been finally
disposed of. -
Someyears ago Mr. H Z Sherrill,
of Indiana, who was on a visit to re
latives in Iredell, and while here his
wife sent him a telegram notifying
him of the death of their child. The
telegram came to Statesville but
Mr. Sherrill being unknown in town
never received it. He sued the
company for damages on tin ground
that it did not use proper diligence
in delivering the message. The
case went the rounds of the courts,
It had about eight hearings and
went to the Supreme court three
times. The third time was the
charm. At the August term of
Iredell Superior court the case was
tried and resulted in a verdict of
$1,100 damages for the plaintiff,
The defendant company appealed
and the Supreme court has just
handed down a decision affirming
the judgment of the court below.
Mr. Sherrill will now get his $1,100
minus his attorney's fees. States
The Result of It.
T J VV Brown ("Doc" everybody
cal's him) is in the insurance busi
ness now. Last week Doc was ply
ing his trade in the country when
he met H L M Agner, the teacher at
Fricks school house, and tried to sell
him a policy. Agner questioned the
bent fib of holding one and chal
lenged Doc to a public discussion of
the following question: "Does it
pay every man to carry insurance ?"
And last night the battle came off.
I'he judges were John F Ludwig,
John Peeler -.nd J A ltitchie, and
the decision was unauimoualy in
favor of the affirmatiye. Agner is
not satisGed and another round will
be "pulled off" at the Mulberry
Academy at an early date. Salis
Tbe Landmark Kotcs the Colonel's
The Statesville Landmark notes
tbe death of Col. Long in the fol
lowing terms :
''Colonel James W Long died at
his home in Concord Saturday, aged
3. lie lived alone, his wife having
died in 1884. In 1888 he was elected
to the Legislature from Cabarrus.
His candidacy was a joke, but his
election was not. He served only
one term. Ha was court crier,
auctioneer, etc,, about Concord and
wa3 a kindly old man."
Mr. Barringer Stayed With Mia Boll
and Discovered a Fire.
Last Sunday P A. Barringer, of
Siophel, did not go to preaching on
account of a large boil on his temple
H-' lay down to sleep and abont noon
he awoke and discoyered a fire rag
ing in tne woods about 150 yards
from his dwelling and where com
bustible material connec ed tne fire
with the dwelling and other hold
ings. With help he got the fire sub
dued. Later he disco ered a black
ened place on old straw in the crack
of stable loft nearly filled with
hay, etc., the smell of fire still on it,
and a burned place and a match on
the chaff in a room .beneath. Cor
respondence of the Lnndmark.
he Standard never saw Mr.
Birnnger when he didn't have a
b-ril. Bv the way, every wind blow
What Was It?
Early ttm moruiug two balls of
lire were teen travelling in a north
rly direction over Salisbury. Some
times one of them would ascend
high in the air and taue on the ap
pearance of a twinkling star while
tie other travelled near the ground
For the past two mornings scenes
similar to the above have been wit
nessed by early risers of this city in
the aerial regions of tbe Northeast
and have caused a considerable stir
among the superstitious who are
wrapped up in the teachings of the
Good Book that there will be many
signs and wonders 1 in the heavens
btfore the end of time. As the
World queries, so do we what was
The Ideal Panacea.
James L. Fiancis, Alderman, Chi
cago, Bays: "I - regard Dr. King's
New Discovery as a Ideal Panacea
for Coughs, Colds and Lung Tom
plaints, having used it. in my family
for the last five years, to the exclu
sion of physician's prescriptions or
Rev. John Burgus, Keokuk, Iowa,'
writes : "I have been a Minister of
the Methodist Episcopal Church for
50 years or more, and have, never
found anything . so beneficial, or
that gave me such speedy relief m
DrJ King's New Discovery." Try
this ' Ideal Cough Remedy now.
Trial Bottles Free at Fetzer's Drug
Store. , , "
Tbe M. E. Conference,
It was opened at Eeidsville, on
Wednesday, by Bishop W W Dun
can, of . Spartanburg, S. O. One
hundred and twenty-five clergymen
and 15 lay members answered roll
W L Sherrill was elected secretary,
The following gentlemen, known
iu this community, are oa the several
Books and Periodicals Q W
Callahan, R it Parker, D M LiUker,
D B Ooltrane.
Church property : W L Dawson,
R M Taylor, Z Paris.
Bible Course : T S Ellington, A
Temperance W 8 Creasy, M D
Giles, J A Odell, D B Goltrane.
District Records : J M Downnm,
J B Moose, W V Honeyoott.
Conference Relations: T W
South, M H Hoyle, T T Salyer.
Question 20 was called. The fol
lowing presiding elders were called,
who .made reports as to ther districts
and their character passed.
Revs. P J Oarraway, H Wood,
W R Baroatt, J B Scroggs, J P
Brooke, J J Renn, J O Rowe, K M
Hoyle, C W Byrd, T B Wagg.
The following elders passed ex
amination of character and were re
ferred to committee on conference
relations : W W Albea, O M Ander
son, J W Bird, W H Cooper, T H
Edward, 8 D Peeler, B W Pickens,
Z Rush, M V Sherrill, J O Troy, J
W Wheeler, J A Wiggins, H F
Wiley, J V Hartsell, 8 H Helsabeck,
J R Long, J as. Wilson.
The name of Rev. E L Stamey
was called and he was located at his
Will Upen street and Build- Hansen
Messrs. O A Dry and J C Wads-
worth, who recently purchased the
old fair grounds, .have begun im
provements already. A street ib
being opened up, to run from South
Main due west, connecting with
Broad street in Chapman town. On
this street will be built a row of
comfortable dwelling houbes. The
old floral hall and agricultural
buildings will be converted into cot
tages. Work is going on now.
Cabarrna Furnishes tbeSGroom Kew-
an the Bride.
Messrs. Jas. A Day vault, Charlie
Wagoner, M L Smoot and Mr. Albea
came np from Concord Wednesday
night and left yesterday morning
btight and early for tbe home of
Esq. 3 A Guffy, at Omega.
Last night they returned to Con
cord but a lady bad been added to
Mr. Dayvault and Mies Roxie
Guffy were yesterday united in the
holy bonds of wedlock by Re. J F
Smoot The bride is very popular
with her associates and takes with
her to her new home the congratula
tions and best wishes of all The
young couple will make their home
in Concord. Salisbury World.
The german at Patterson's Hall
Friday night was given complimen
tary to the visiting young ladies in
the city and those who cast their
cares to the winds and were enrap
tured for a time in the sweet music
and dancing were :
Mibs Nell Cramer, A J Yorke;
Miss Alice Shemwell, W W vtorris;
Miss Mary He Vane, Ed. P Hill;
Miss Sallie Er win, UL Smith ; Miss
Agnes Moss, Earle Brown ; Miss
Janie Ervin. W T Pwe: Miss
Eunice Beac e, Et. Boykin ; Miss'
Jennie Smi h, R L Kftalr; Mids
Either rm G L PaUdroua. Stags:
F L Smith, O R Mon:gomery and
Ed. Moss. The german was led by
J F Yorke and Miss Fannie Rogers.
Mesdames E O Beache, M O Dnsen-
bury and Dr. L M Arckey were
It is on now the football rage.
Messrs R L Keesler and Q E Smith
bare finished laying off the ground
below the graded school building
and the boys of both the graded and
the high schools have purchased
their equipments. Within only a
short while we will have a match
that may Interest tbe enthusiasts.
I. aa Bnecseda Manono.
PsTKBSBCfiS, V., Nov, 28. Vir
ginia Republicans today resumed
their conference, and Colonel Lamb,
of Norfolk, was chosen Mahone's
successor as leader of the Repabli
caps of Virginia, being made chair
man of the State Committee and
also Virginia's representative on the
Republican National Committee.
Baeklen's Arnica naire. .
' The Best Salve in tke world for
Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetterd Ghappe
Hands, Chilblains, Corns and all
Skin Eruptions, and positively cores
Piles or no pay requi-ed. It is
guaranteed to give statiifaction or
moner refunded. Price 25 cents per
box. For sale at P B FaUer'a Drag
TOWN AND COUNTY.
See notice of seizure, by Deputy
Collector Harris. : .
We call your attention to the
commissioner's notice by D P Walter.
Her many friends are delighted to
see Miss Nannie Cannoa out again
after her long and severe 9pell of
Master Tommie Johnson has some
second crop pears that are as large
as guinea eggs. They are very fine
variety, but not quite ripe.
Rev. R V Lancaster is conducting
asuoce'ssful meeting out at White
HalL Rey W O Alexander preached
for him Friday afternoon.
The company store of Walter,
Parish & Co. has changed the style
of the firm to Parish & Hudson,
Mr. Walter baying closed out his
Collections for the Thompson or
pbanage at the Episcopal church
Thursday morning amounted to
more than fifty dollars, including
clothing, provisions and money.
Salisbury is beginning to arrest
tramps. This act will end that
nuisance. If such were dene in Con
cord, our people might get relief.
They were here in droves on Thurs
day, Mr. and Mrs. George W Brown
and two children haye returned
from Salisbury, where they dined on
Thanksgiying day with Mrs. Veible,
Mrs. Brown's grandmother, who
celebrated her 90th birthdav.
Ob Wednesday eyening a mule
belonging to Mr. C A Sherwood
amused a number of people on the
streets by walking up against and
bite at them. It got upon the side
walk and viewed all the displays in
the front windows from Gibson's
drug store to the furniture store,
into which building it meandered
and after looking around a few
seconds, it gave several whimpers
and went its way.
Abont 7 o'clock Thursday night it
looked as if there would be some
trouble on the streets among the
rowdies, both white and bli'ck, of .the
town, which was due to the unusal
amount of drunkenness. . The f es
tiye white and the hilarious black
were somewhat curbed, however, by
the association of the blue coats, who
ept them even more quiet than
many expected. Not an arrest wrs
J E McCorkle, the well-known
phrenologist of North. Carolina, has
an office across street from, and op
posite Court House, where be will
give charts and oral delineations of
character, with advice as to Disease,
Love, Marriage and choice of occu
pation according to natural develop
ments. People of all ages and sexes
are invited to call and be phrenolo
gized, be will make it interesting
and profitable to them. Special at
tention giyen to children as to edu
cation and training. Ten years of
practical experience. He has many
strong testimonials too numerous
to mention from distinguished
North Caroliuiacs. Giye him a call!
You'll not regret it. Will be here
only a few days.
la Grippe, for Golds, Co
AND LUNG TROUBLES,
Hi bit U PECTORAL
"Two years ago, I had the grippe,
and it left me 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
no, but, In spite of his attendance, I got
no better. Finallr, myhnsband, read
Sag one day of a gontleman who had
bad the grippe and was cared by taking
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, procured, forT
me, a bottle of this medicine, and before
X had taken half of it, I was cured. X
liave used tha Pectoral tor my children
and ia my family, whenever we have
needed it, and have found it a specifio
for colds, coughs, and lung troubles."
Zmilt Wood, North St, Elkton, Md.
Ayei's Chsrry Pectcra!
: Highest Honora at World' Fair.
UN ijttt wit Aytr Iarurifia.
Knife diseasa is prevalent and
hogs are dying by the hundred every
day all over the county.
There is danger in delay why
not edverfiee your C'bmtmas goods
through The oiandakd now.
W J Sides, for a long time paBtor
of Price Memcrial church in this
city, has been moved to Monroe.
The infant child of Mr. and Mis.
William Townseud, who live near
Patterson's mill, died Friday night.
Several houses in the noith end
of the city were entered on Thankso
giving night and the pantries re
lieyed of provisions, prepared and
A more perfect fall season could
not be wished for and the good
farmers are ' delighted at the well
favored prospects for a good stand
in small grains.
Messrs. Bulla and Miaenheimer
have completed the masonry work on
the 115 foot smoke stack at the Can
non factory. It's top can be ob
seryed from almost any part of the
Charlotte News: Mr. Harvey A
Deal, who was for a long time in
the newspaper business in Charlotte
and who left here during the reign
of Mr. Robert Haydj, for Columbia,
is now located in Greenville, S. C.
The soft, rich, glassy sheen, so
much admired in hair, can be se
cured by the use of Ayer's Hair
Vigor. All the assistance that na
ture requires to make the hair
strong, beautiful, and abundant 1b
supplied by tbh excellent prepara
Salisbury Herald: The failure of
ISaur & Co., of New York, does not
aSect the Rogers Clothing Company
in the least. - That firm owned an
interest in the business here from
it organization until last summer,
when they sold out to Mr. B F
Rogers and the Messrs. Smoot.
The nnmerons cures of rheuma
tism by the use of the old standard
blood-purifier, Ayer'j Sarsaparilla,
show conclusively that it is an effec
tive remedy, if not indeed the speci
fic, for the most painful and persist
ent of maladies. What has cured
others will also cure you.
A banjo picker t truck town Fri
day night wh'cb arrested the camp
ers' as well the town's people's eyes
and ears. Mnaic and (:3tag" dancing
was in order in cne of the lots and
to Bee how tha old men could cut
the "pigeon's wing" and dance
"chicken in the doagh-traj" minus
the hoe-cake wus a sight never before
witnessed by many of the onlookers,
It was a night of reyelry and unobs
Of all the Thanksgiving hunting
expeditions only one man out of a
party in this county came within
ten of bagging a hundred rabbits on
that eventful day. One crowd r.
ported forty-two, another sixty.five,
but the last but not least fetched
ninety-three to the pole. To see an
account of this in some foreign
paper it would be hard to believe,
but as it really happened here at
home, no one will question tbe truth
ot thejtatement. And these hunt
ers say it wasn't a good day for rab
Dues this Strike Yon T
An editor who has evidently felt
eomo portion of tbe process giyes the
tollowing instructions for killiDg a
newspaper : J ust let your subscrip
tion go. It's only a dollar or two
tbe publisher don't need it. If he
asks you for it get just as mad as
jou can and tell him to stop the
paper you never read it anyhow.
Then go and borrow your neighbor's,
When the reporter comes for news
always be busy. Make him feel as
if he were intruding. Woen the
advertising and j b man comes tell
him you don't need to adveitise
everybody knows yon; that you will
try and get along without any print
ed stationary its too expensive;
that business is slack and you must
economize.' Never drop in to see
thef editor unless you want a free
complimentary notice or a lengthy
obituary . for . a hfcloyed relative.
Never recommend a paper to any
body. 'When you speak of if always
say, "Yes, we have a little sheet, but
it don't amount to much," Keep
this up a year ar two and you will
have a dead newspaper, a dead set o
merchants and a dead town.
Wiica Baby waa sick, wo pivo her Castorliv
Ten she was a Caild. rflie erlod lor Castorla. .';
When she became Miss, she citing to Castorla,
Than she had Children, she save them Castorla.
Another Csernl Man Has Fallen
On the morning of the 25th, juat
fifteen minutes past twelve o'clock,
onr beloved neighbor and dear
friend, Mr. John O Corriher, of this
place, calmly passed away if ter an
illress of only nine days. He was
about forty -six years of age, leaving
a wife and two children to mourn
their 1038. In his death not only
his church (which he was very
devoted to) sustained an irrepairable
loss but also our town and surround
ing country. In his death I have
lost one of my best friends, though I
have known him only a little over
Tbe words that now fall from the
lips of nearly every one who knew
him is: "He was my best friend."
He will be badly missed ii our lit
tle town and especially by the poor
as he was always most thoughtful of
them. It is bard to giye up such a
friend but we feel that he is now at
rest iu that beautiful land "Just
over the river,'' free from all the
cares and turmoils of this earthly
existence. Though fond of life and
its pleasure?, he never forgot the
woes of others, and always carried
sunshine with him wherever he
went, scattering many seeds of kind
ness along the dull, weary pathway
of endless toil and futile hopes, the
poor and suffering knew only too
well. When the grim shadows of
death were stealing over him he had
no fear, only desiring to live to
train his children for usefulness in
church and state, but conscious to
the last, he manifested the same
perfect faith and Christian fortitude
that had characterized his beantif ol
life, and thus he passed away in the
full assuranc3 of a blissful rest in
the realms of Immortality.
China Grove, N C. Nov. 29, '95.
Burned Crates and Coops,
Campers in rear of Dayvault's
store burned np quite a number of
egg crates and chicken coops Thurs
day night. Some of the parties were
drinking, and after tbe whiskey
died down in them the sneaking
cold of a November night made
them feel so numb that they were
compelled to have fire and these
crates and coops were tbe only fuel
available. They were paid for.
A. and H.De Ibe Gnllford Boys.
The match between the football
teams of tbe Agricultural and Me.
chanical College and Guilford Col
lege at Greensboro Thursday re
suited iu a score of 26 to 0 in fayor
of the former. Mr. Andrew Grier,
of the A. and M. O team passed
through the city en route to his
home at Harrisburg and will not re
turn to echeol until January 1. He
says the game was a good one. We
learn that he is making a fine record
as a footballiBt.
A Pretty Front Fence.
It is a fact. The county is to have
a pretty front fence of iron the ma
terial is all here and the placing of
same will be done next week. A
new wood fence will be built on the
line with the Reed property and on
the avenue leading to Corl's stable
the fence will be patched up with
the remnants of the one now there,
It will be a variety, but nevertheless
it will be an improyement over the
Meet Tbem Elsewhere:
" A remittance from Mr. S W Suth
er, of Texas, to the Weekly Stand
aed was accompanied by this letter:
"As 'poeaums are ripe now, a dol
Iar into the slot must be Very ac
ceptable, Piease 2 continue The
Standard I can't do business
without it, long ma7 its banner wave
its politics is my senti nents.
"Give my respects to aU those that
want to know about me, and those
that don't want to know I hope
co meet in the New Jerusalem."
Rake Fork Tbrongb His foot.
Master Genie Brown is an intense
sufferer, caused by stepping upon a
rake fork that ran through his foot.
It occurred on Wednesday evening
while he.with several Other children,
was at play underneath the resi
dence of his father, Mr. A M Brown,
on Mam street. The prong that
penetrated his foot was a rusty one,
but no serious danger is feared.
In tbe Montb.
Thursday afternoon while the
hunters were shooting birds on the
plantation of Mr. George Goodman,
in No. 3 township, a colored man
that was. anxious to . witness the
shooting appeared behind one of tbe
nnmber just as tbe dog had pointed.
When the birds were' fin shed one
fbw directly behind one man with a
gun, who emptied a load .. of bltd
shot into the '.unfortunate negro's
mouth.' lie was not seriously hurt.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest'U. S. Gov't Report
A OIK Of 875.000.
Through a gift of $75,0C0 jointly
made by W W Spence, of Baltimore,
and Geo. W Watts, of Durham, and
through other donations, making a
total of $125,000. says the Baltimore
Sun, the removal ol Union Theologi-
jcal Seminary f.om Hampden-Syd-
ney, Va., to luchmond, is made
A site embracing twelve acres of
land in tbe northwestern suluibs of
Richmond was presented to tbe in
stitution by Major Ginter, of that
The seminary ia 72 years old, and
during its career has sent out over
one thousand ministers of tbe gospel
It s under the control of the Free
byterian Synods of Virginia and
Plans are now maturing for the
work of removal. At a meeting held
in Richmond of the executive com
mittee of the board of directors a
building committte was named.
The funds now on hand will be
employed in the construction of tbe
essential buildings which it is hoped
to supplement later with others.
Tbe Old IIlllMbori Academy.
Raleigh, Nov. 25, The Farmers'
Alliance today purchased from the
estate of the late Mr, Paul C Came
eron the old military academy at
Hillsboro with five buildings and
140 acres of land, the price paid be
ing $3,500. The investment is said
to be "a good one, though some
would have preferred Caryas aloca"
tion. Work begins at once, fitting
the building for use as a tannery
and shoe factory, and also for Alb
ance headquarters. The buildings
are all of brick save one. The main
building is 26x215, three statics
high; the chapel and mees hall
215x30; and there are other build
ings of convenient size. For twenty
years these have been unoccupied.
A prominent AUianceman said today
that it is the purpose of the order
to make all the articles that farmers
use. He says that application will
be made for a postoifice at the new
factory and that a manufacturing
town will be built there.
Mr. J W Denmark give3 me some
interesting .figures regarding the
shoe industry. There are 2,082 fac
tories in this country with $95,000,
000 cspitol, and an output $220,049,-
358; the profits being 26,000,000;and
the percentage of profit on capital
invested .27.55. Notth Carolina's
per cent, of the output is 3.52 per
capita 42 per cent. This State's
share of the output is $5,700,000.and
of profits $678,000. So this is big
money in the shoe business.
A LCboreh Incendiary.
The Goldsboro Argus tells of the
burnirg of a newly built church at
Indian Springs, about six miles
from Seven Springs, which bad been
built jointly by the Methodists and
Baptists of that place in common.
It was an incendiary fire and the
church was burned only a week be
fore it was to have been dedicated.
A remarkable thing connected
with the affair is that each congre
gation formerly had its own sepa
rate house of worship and they were
both destroyed by incendiaries, and
as soon as this one was built to take
the place of both it was likewise
burned. The people are justly in
dignant and anxious to detect the
criminal. It makes a total of $3,"
000 worth of church property de
stroyed there within a few months
This is no small item for a country
Doctor Thompsonism .is getting
in its work. Some admirer and. en
dorser of bis is deteimined to com"
mit to ashes the institutions that
are propagating the ideas of slavery
Alexandre Dnniaa Dead,
Paris, Nov. 27. Alexandre Du
mas Is dead. Early in the evening
Da mas rallied enough to create a
belief that be would live ac least
several hours. About 7 o'clock he
aaked for tea, which was given to
him. He then had sufficient strength
to raise the cup to his lips without
aesiatance. Shortly after he had a
neryous convulsion, and died very
suddenly. A numter of relatives
were present . .
Can's Get Away.
Everyone that comes in from At
lanta says that the crowd is so im
mense that the railroads can't get
the people aay within eight or ten
hours of the regular scheauled time.
South Carolina's representation,
Thursday and Friday, it is said, ex
ceeded the oyatioa of the President
by 25,000, ' On Thursday evening
not a loaf of bread could be pur
chased in that entire city, so nays a
man that was there and was evident
ly in search'of some. ; ,: - i
A Fretly Weilblnir.
Tr. J H DrtJier una LT'ss Marie A
Scbulkec, the k'Wiy ttugiiter of
Mr. and Mrs. O Sebulbcs, all of
this city, were bucp::- lurried last
evening at 7 o'cloolc at St. Paul's
Evangelical Lutheran church. The
chancol and altar were beautifully
adorned with palor, ferns blc! other
potted plants, an ! nolablo among
the decoration a Kcro a lot of rare
andSlovely cue- c hrysantLemums cf
remarkable si, tistefu'iy arranged
on the altar. Tha docoratioas were
after Mr- "Will KcIkUt'b lest style,
and were indseJ attractive.
Long before the hour for tbe cere
mony the church was rilled with tho
relatives and fiisnds of tha young
couple, and vvhtn tha bridal party
entered it tva3 to ic strums of a
beautiful wedcTiri'' u. ..t li vlayed on
the organ by Protester J beodore J .
Schmidt, his own c.-'.ri):-.-iiioT. Tbe
ushers, Messrs Vul iM'iicr, Wi'l
Latta, WA Valors Job'u F
Rulfs, Jr., wcu : 1 . to tract" i
up the aisle. Tb.;i ,?.-..f J t:'.e
bridesmaids and p:o-.:- , Mr. 11
E Bonitz ana Mis: IV .'en, :-'!.
Mr. G II Eatr aijct . Manie
Steljes. Tbe gicni i. 1, lean
ing on ti.9 ariii of his rv and
best mar, Br. Gm L , cf M.
Pleasant, N. C, and r - .5 then
came Miss Tiliie Sch-;- ;ter cf
the biido, wuo v.-as !T.,r ? . " onor.
Following tie niaid ' - . vraa
the bride, leaning r. ; ;f ber
father. SV v.; ; .v ' -J in
a travellers eii, c-i. :-,.-r'ed a
bunch of brid a! i c. s i -j 1 y: L xud.
Tbe bride's imius ..u-:. i Louo.uets
of pink roties-
After the ctr . . u U( u t or.
formed the t-rlJ..'. . retted,
while tha ores-, ?. .-i.
won curriact'- rcr o:ina
Dreber took tbe 7:i3 p. in., train for
his former home at 111. P'taaar-t.
They will be gor.a about ten days,
end will return and m::c their home
Dr. Dreber is r. a.
and has bee a
mingtoa ebout tv.-o ;
rhicb time be bat i
friends, who cx;o..u ;
bride tkeir best r.iby
aud happy life. V.':
'.-i c' WiN
c !. ''uring
la ic a Mes-s
Who'll Be Rvsij;..
To The Staxi;.-!:; :-! tve the
irons of the dummy line are being
torn up. I undersf.?nd tLat the
cro3S ties will be left bi-tk-d in the
They will not be jr -.trvfd always
and decay will eooa, i,c r.r-t already,
If .a horse teis iuto ouc of these
holes (which arc- ture to l'tlloi") ac?
breaks a leg, wbo'ii l. responsible?
The town, the Daru.n Life, or tbe
driver, Kkighikeu CnizEy.
Dr. W 11 WakeGeH, the
prominent eje, er
ist of Charlort-.', v.
his professional u'.
field has relieved n-.
ccunty, who regard
a public benafactoi.
ibe city per
- D-r.- Vake
liKiuy ia this
wife of the editor of The Graphic, tho lead
ing local paper of Miami ccunty, writes
" tea troubled tcith heart rTiseaaa
tot bIz years, severe pr,lpii.t! jiuj, short
ness of breath, together w.th such ex
treme nervousness, that, a. timsa 1 wouli
walk the floor nearly ail night. We '
consulted the best medical talent. .
Xhew 'aid there wax no kelp forme,
that I had organic disease of the heart for
which there was no remedy. I had read
your advertisement la Tho Graphic and
a year ago, as a last resort, tried one bottle of
Jr. Mile' Sew Cure for the Heart f .
which convinced me that there was true
merit in it. I took three bottles each of the .
Heart Cure and Beetorctive Nervine ahfi
It completely cured tne. I eleejr
well at night, my heart ber.M regularly and '
I have no more nmotbcrin npells. I wish.,
to say to all who are suneritip as I did;
there's relief untold for them if they will
only give your romooici Just one trlaX"
V Dr. Miles Heart Cure instil oa a positive
guarantee that the first bottle will benofit. 1
ill drnRgrista sell it at ii, bottles for 15, or
It will be sent, prensid, on receipt of price ,i
by the Dr. Mill MvXiii&l Co., Unhurt, izui.
Dr. Miles' Heart Cure
Vo- Sale by U D:nazist ;
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