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Vol. XHL-No. 131,
CONCOm, N. C, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1896.
Whole NO. 1,510
A SCIENTIFIC COLLISION.
l .-!, . -" ;- '
' 50 - or 300 yards from the track
f J J.IJ I.,.-. 4.T. .
A Premeditate ana Prearranged ! "UU wuu"-u?0 wccu lurimf ttW
Railroad Wreck in Texas Witnessed j 1 could have .gotten through the
By concord Boy Two aien and a crowd) and two or three people were
woman Kuied-Raiiroad company J in jured about 20 yards in front of
Made 850.000 Ont of ThM An
Tyler, Texas, Sept. 17. Here is
. & r 1 viseyouj and you ad yise your friends,
If you ever have an opportunity
of witnessing such a collision, I ad-
I havs just returned , from seeing
the greatest and most novel perform
ance I haye ever witnessed, namely:
I the premeditated and prearranged
collision of two railroad engines, "in
the interest of science," w hich took
billed to the top now with
new goods. Everything yon ymage or urusn, Tex., on the
want in the way of a new Missouri, Kansas and Texas railroad,
dress from a 8 cent Calico, about 20 miles east of Waco.
Ginghams or Plaids up to the The vast crowd present was estu
handsomest line of mated by competent judges at any
where from 50,000 to 75,000 people,
B K. I . . J - .
!.. . R... .: iT,,.Tl out it was almost impoasible to get
LaQIBS : fl &GK . JlUVBM anything like an accurate estimate,
" - - - mm w . W--1 I.. - . , '
ii ueiug uguc on a prairie, dug ic
to get jaBt as far from it as possible.
' J$M Deatoit.
A Tery Important Matter.
An entirely new registration is
required for the coming election in
all cases where there has been a di
vision of any Ward or Township.
Where there heo been no such divis
ion, a revision of the registration
Practicing Among Us. J
J A S White, the Indian . doctor
who gained such notoriety some
Urns go and who was recently
tried for his life in Salisbury, was
in the city and was looking well,
having gained seventeen pounds of
flesh since he was liberated from
cus'ody. He wears his hair in long
flowing locks and has spronted a set
of goatees. He was down profes
sionally, practicing and selling
medicine in various parti of the
town and country. He is located in
Salisbury and wants his Cabarrus
friends to write to him at that place".
Cnre For neadnch. -As
a remedy for all forms of
Headach Electric Bitters has proved
books only is required.
T. U U U lA iU.i .
xwHuuum uo uwicu wmujf ""Htobe the very best, fit effects a
only four days are:aIlowed for regis- permanent cure and the most dread
tiation, viz : Saturday, September ed habitual sick headaches. yield to
26 ; Saturday, October 3rd ; Satur- ts influence. We urge all who are
day, October 10th ; and Saturday, afflicted to procure a bottle,, and
October 17th. '"Remember the dates, give this remedy a fair J trial. In
Th hnnrtfnf rpaiatrotinn rA from ?ftsesof habitbal constipation Elec
wats me gieasess numoer oi people l q 0Vock a
Dress Goods at $1.00 per yard e7er saw together and I have at
in town. The stvles are abso-1 iaa r m . .
TtPlv fiorrectand theBriceia p,ar "n Bna Sc- datesor their duly authorized repre-
utely correct and the price is John.g Fair8aod they wele f Jm Bentative8, may witness the count-
Two hundred Pairs Blankets 8UPn". iexM aBd ont.of Texas; ing of the ballote.
very eiaooraia preparations naa
trie sittftrR RiirAR h-r CriVincr iYia
m. to 4 o'clock p. m. needed tone to the bowles, and few
The law provides that all " candi-1 long resist the use of this
uiouiuiijo. aryu unce, xmy cents
andl.OO at Fetzer's Drug Store.
at all prices from 75 cts to
$4,50 per pair.
FULL LINE OF
been made, and the neonle were
made as comfortable as perhaps it
would be possible to render such a
vast crowd, there being plenty of ice
water, "Texas refreshments," etc.,
and about 5 o'clock two engines, to
each of which were attached six box
cars, came down the track, and each
wan criven a triAl.rnn nf nnn iyiiIa in
the presence for life people, in order uoK w uva -.u
4. i i . i . i ixi& uiuua nuu viu- tuo uuuico.
io usueriaiu u . everv(ninir was in
; TO CUBE A COX.D III OH DAY
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All, druggists refund the
money if it fails to cure. 25c.
His Dog's Scripture Name.
Hugo Toland is the owner of a
UHMWvV.w ..v..r.f. . wmln TVotilixl.r.m.r. .
M m mmtmrn mm. imwiv
Dears a peculiar name, wnen tne $io to $18 per week to Men and
animal first reached Mr. Toland 8 1 Women for easy home work. No
noBBftaaion hp was moat anxious to books or canvassing. No expert
i (- . " 'I onAO ' Pftna 4Ae &rim 'NT aaIaU
. . jouu oKauiu jui nuib, auu uai tlUU
Ana so he delayed. Hnce tne Iars E. Herrman, 213 South Sixth
greeting, "Hugo, have ,yqu named Strfet, Philadelphia, Pa. c31
ntocktiolders and Directors Het.
There will be a meeting of tbe
stockholders and also of the direc
tors of the Concord Southern B&l.
road Company, held at the office r
W M Smith in Concord, N. C, oik
Tuesday, 29th of September, 18SS,
at 11 o'clock a. m., when and wbee
all parties interested are requested.
to be present J W Pannoit
Jno. P ALLISON
W M Smith, ' s
Directors of Concord Southern Kail
way. -: - '
J. F. HURLEY,,
v ' ; Office over . -: v
tETZEWS DRUG STOREl
A NICE LINE
5 Jewelry Store,
OPPOSITE ST. CLOUD. HOTEL.'
from 75 cents to $&0(K
Twenty-five dozen -Men's 1 order. Then the two engines camel -i
r-L. oi.ii- ::nli lL . i. L. . A. dilettante
dueed to 26cts. Ten dozen
M WW OVER-ALLS
Work Shirts that originally down to the point at which the col-
sold lor 40 cts nave Deen ref usion was to take Dlace. until the
pilots of the two engines came to
Standing that way, under their
pressure of steam, they reminded
me of two tir5553-.fi irh tfr a who had
iuai soiu xur u ucuio voi nf fA oT,0i,rt i,nr,a fivf
, rs . mx, uicu w ouaao uauua wci.vtc uuv.
ueen reauceuio oo cu. Blowing their whistles at each other
qvality can t be matched for A . .
A. two or three times, thev beean to
iuo uriuw. I . ... - r
bacK apart quietly. Then tne peo
pie realized that the final set-to wes
at hand, and interest grew intense.
At a givtn signal the engineer cn
each engine put his train in motion
for the contest, and remained on his
engine until it had gained consid"
Every citizen of Concord who intends
to barn coal during the coming "winter
will save money and i rouble by purcbaw
ing from us. We will handle the bttX
I haye sir," replied the haughty K L Craven is now receiving
m respooBe to tne inter- besfc jellico Lump CoaU
rogatory, thrown on him in the Also superior Hard Coal, Keg
University Club. ! have given and-Stove. Proript attention.
that will go ar the- extremely
my dog a Scriptural name.
forth he will be known as
over." ' - .'.
rshaw," 8id Horace Piatt,
uthat is not a Scriptural name."
"Nor is there any dog called by
its name mentioned in the Scrips
tures," supplement e d Mr.
Mr. Toland booked a . few
and then producing from the
library a Bible, tnrnvd to the
of Job and read : '
"Moreover the dog cam, etc.
Hence- Free delivery.
and will deliver any quantity in any part
of. the city. Youi orders are solicited
Headquarters at Bla?- elder's store, ca
West Depot street. . . - ' oS '
.the "Record for July.
lo price of 15, 20 and 25 cts erable gpeed. thell throwing the
trottle wide open, he jumped off and
San Francisco News Letter,
SHOES aDacdoned 11 to its fate.
JL UUUloa caou nam
Never haye we been so well gained speed, until before they came ;
hxed in the shoe -line as 'at together they were running at the
present. We have the cheap- rate of 50 miles an hour. EsplodiDg
est shoes you-will find any L 'afi h the
were coming, and men, women and
place. New lot of those big
We are determined not to spend our" time and energy grfumb)ig
The bets were paid on the spot about dull times. We will pitch in and make times livey. 2ou, m ois
der to mane tnis incoming mouiu me uigRest tiuiy we nave ever- uau.wi
are putting out a lot of "Hummers" and we are going to make. them bma.
We are going to do away with Stickers. We will make Movers oufc oi
therai Here goes: , v '
ranidlv' riTT UTTim fT n fY Tl About 60 pra of JUadies nne snoes oi zeigiers and iteea's mKes-, au
Si Ij V J!lXv UJ1 llllilt small sizes, 2, 3, 3J and 4 that we will pell a.t $1 a pair. Not a pair among
itt noma '. r" mmmm m I , ... mn J mi i .
tnem out cost z anu over, mey musi go.
NO. 2, About one hundred pair of Ladies Fine Oxford Ties, seme
patent leathers, some tans, some fine dongola pat tips, all to go at 75c
They cost from $1 to $1.50. They must goi 3
JNU. o. -Auout ou pairs uaaies nne wxiorap, an Zieigiers, iac. gray
tliat sold so fast. White
Quilts all the way from 50 cts
up to $1.75. Our house is
now full np to the top and we
still get new goods daily and
will .-fill the basement. We
want your trade this fall and
will sell you goods very low
:;n order to get it, You loose
pney to make a purchaser
without seeing us.
children were on their tiptoes.
I cannot find language sufiGcient
to describe the final scene. It was
but a moment a crash, a jar, a
cloud of smoke and dust and steam
and flying debris, and all was over I
Two engines were crumbled into
atoms, seven box cars torn and split
into kindling wood, the railroad
track torn up for some distance, two
men and one woman killed, seven
ethers wounded, and the "great
head-end collision in the interest of
take, i ou have known it for years.
It'is Simmons Liver .Regulator
science" was oyer.
It is said tbe railroad company
made at least $50,000 out of their
One of the men killed was a pho
tosrapher, who was trying to photo
aranh the scene, and was about 100
yards from .the engines. The other
Better than either is a healthy
liver. If the liver is O. H. the
J ;a n TT. His blood is kept
W his dicestion perfect, and he and black oqze and fintid, sizes 1 to 4. All to go atl , ; Made toseiat
???Jf aU. fpflPntlv $2 and $2.50. They must go. . , . v, . . .
can eiijuy aii " xsO. 4 About 75 prs ot Ladies Uxrords and l-strap sandals eiffiT.
and patiently upon the , questions Bs state and Padsn Bros-vall to go in at 81. 2?. Call for them tbey
of the dav. xou ail Know wuat w won t be nere long, mey must go. . : - . - '
iNU. o A lew prs oi iMiSBes uxioraB. Bizes 10 1, iu ui uuc
NO. 6. FOR MEN: A I6tpf Tan, Goat ana Black Vici Kid Oxfords
at $1. They ere $1.50 shoes, arid are iresh stock just bought them. ?
. : . -I - ' I' ' ' . ' . '. - '--.!.". 'V;':-:;.'
Womens Solid Leather Shoes at 65c. Womens'solid Xeafher PebWe
train and GlovO Grain Lace and Button Shoes at 75c These are 1
shoes, all fresh and nice. Ladies hne JJongola kid button snoep, rnaae l
Alexandria, Va. I Solid as ary shoe in the ixartet, regular SL50 thoes, lo ;
go at $1. Mens J?ine oat in yu ot?oes, aauw auu. KdHcia o mj
regular 1,25 shoes. Mens heavy Hingit&n Tiee, every-oay bnoee, x.uu exjjiti
is leather can' make them i5ig OD in straw nais at ivu, fBuiuw m tutsiu
are 50c hats. We buy Trunks in car loads End retail them at vholf salo .
rirpH Mpns finfi Seree Coats at iust half price. .We have
everything in the line of clothing and furnishing , goods. Everything up
to date and at pricesthat can't bfi beat any where in the State. Call ana
see sampleslof the free Crayon Pictures we are having made for our ens
tomers ; - v ,
JOB Tw entyKfive suits of fine All-Woo." ICJassimere in! C ataway IFVook
Suits, sizes 34 to 36 for 4.00 a suit.f IThey ai e 10.00, 12.50.. and 15.00risuita.
Gall on us and see these and cthei attractions, j -
For ' vears vou and vour fathers
have found it of sterling worth.
It is and always has been put up
only by J. H. Zeihn & Co. v. Take
none but the genuine. It has the
!Red Z on the front of the wrapper
man was in a tree, about the same nothinr. else is tho game, and
distance off. I was standing about ' nothing so good