. XIII. No. 108.
CONCORl, N. C, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 1896.
Whole NO. 1.547
A SPANISH CITY DROWNED.
N0 CEKTAINTY AS TO THE
v i$ull-,ll,! Over tlie Western
i uion--Kjnrti: People in Cliar
laitr Otreruiz I'lve o One on Mry
Although the bulletins received
at Democratic headquarters Tuesday
night indicated a landslide for
y-Kinley in the Presidential race,
v.. '3 unite a significant bit of
ne'w3 a3oat that corne8 to us through
,;v t:ajcciated press, and a3 a result
tb? sporting dement of the city of
'ctte are today betting freely
odds of live to oca on Bryan's ehc-
tioL. This information comes to
. i. . i ..
- tani. -u) Dy grapeyiue ieie
.,h -rth'.-iher reliable or not we
The Western Union Telegraph
hscf leaned no bulletins
ita louy, which is an in
a:.f:rT thnt monopolies have noth
- to sav in regard to the turn of
-x o'clock The Standard
',v,..-,c.i Charlotte and the following
.uihern associated press die
iukue are receiving bulletins fav
Bryan. As-tabulated by
tLtm, the electoral vote stands
'. . -2-2M: McKinley 195"
. ti. . State election, thisgs
".. . accurate estimate could be
r -.. The votb close between
V- ar' ( J uth"ie.
V-vr.tuetion lit 3 o'clock is not
n.:.: ..ing i impressions. It is con-
i tr.at Mr, Swi??k is in the lead
M. Barringer's minority
: :iru: is probably more than
- d by his majority in Stanly and
fce xv::i in all probably be our next
V:.' r. It s believed that Kitchen
bc- haded Settle. Lockhart and
i'Trmrton are probably de
feat i. The situation seems to be
. Re; -iVi:can, Russelism and
iiv. ,;.rd glory to the Populipts. The
irg piiucipl...- ' - :;..ao .
"u.;t wait for betti r ckys whet:
r tired of the consequences oi
thei r folly and wi'l .'rn h?s?onB of
"is'r r.ftor nufFpr:r?.
A Tidal Wnve Sweeps Over Huelva
nl the Loss or L,ire Is Terrific.
London, Nov. 3. A c1:spatch
from Madrid to the Central News
says that the town of HueWa, in the
province of that name, hs been
swept by a tidal wave from the
Atlantic ocean. No details are
given, but the report says it is
known that the loss of life has been
terrific. Trie steamer Cartagena
was overwhelmed by the great wave
and most of the persons on bord of
her drowned. Huelva is a mari
time town of Spain, capital of the
province of Huelva, on an inlet of
the Atlantic, forty-nine miles west
northwest of Seville. It is the ter
minus of two railroads, and has an
export trade by sea. The popular
tion of the town is about 12,000
At the home of Rev. V H T,
McLanrin, on Ch-;h
o'clock this (Wedne?..V:-;) " .
Mr. Worth T Propst was married to
MLso Eother Boat, daughter oi Mi.
An'hony "Bott, of this city. The
attendants tfere I. uuii
Miss Missouri Shinn ; Mr. J P
Query and Miss Loria Propst ; Mr.
Pink Miaenheimer and Mies Ida
Propst. Immediately after the cer
emony, the young folks went to the
home of the groom's father, Mr.
Martin A Propst, in No. 5 township,
wnere an elegant supper will be
served to a number of friends. The
young couple haye the congratula
tions of The Standard for a long
and happy career as man and wife.
Fa, inerV Institute. 1
The farmer, their wiyea and all
others interested in farming, gar
dening, 'dairying, fruit-growing and
stock-raisine, . are cordially invited
and requested to attend the Farmers'
Institute, to be teld at Mt. Pleas
ant, Wednesday, November 25. Th-j
object of these Institutes is to con
sider and discaea. practical matters
relating to the business of farming.
They are conducted by the cominis
8ioner of Agriculture and by the
officers of the A. & M. College and
Experiment Station. They are held
by direction of law, and are free!
from politics. Come, and let us
have a pleasant and profitable meet
ing. S. L. PA.TT"FR?0r5
Bathing Iho Notice.
Daoy is one of tnt
joys . ot
KMlP'l in a Duel.
We see from yesterdays Wine: . j.
Sentinel that Dr. R M Rose, son of
Robert Rose, of this place, was shot
a-n.j with a shot gun in a duel
j- . afternoon at his- borne
ell. It is not known what occn
sioned the trouble between x t t to.
Davie Times. I K
ine aoove lrom tbe Davie Times
is of no little interest to relatives
and friends of Dr. R M Rose. Hq
was formerly a citizen of M- Pleas
ant. We ask our very interesting
and appreciable correspondent from
Mt. Pleasant to report to us what is
known there about the unfortunate
iV baby's bath is
J V the pleasantest
feature of the
u a y . a. ms, oi
when the baby
and the mothex
are both healthy.
Not much pleas
ure can be gotten
out of bathing a
fretful baby. if
the mother isn't
healthy, she can
not get much
pleasure out of
who are careful,
ahvavs ha v e
healthy babies. Weak women sometimes
have healthy babies, but the chances are
ncrainst it. Every woman can have
wealthy, l.uppy children if she will t;:!ce
rrc pe- c? re of herself. Dr. Pierce's l;a-
r rite Pr aption is what she needs. It
cures thL' v eakuesses and diseases pecul
iar to wouit ri. It makes perfect women
of ihem women capable of maternity.
Its use obviates the dreaded, and gener
ally useless, physicians' "examinations"
find stereotyped 4 local treatments." It Is
the only r-.edieme for women sold by
druggists, devised by a rejnuarjy edu-
J P Hurley ha6 the old r-liv;!-?
fenn Mutual Life Insurance Com
pany. . They write the best police
!i on er;rth. The most desirable at the
least cost. Seethe contract before
taking insurance also tire al ace:
Healthy, happy children make
better men and women of us all. A
little care and a little planning be
fcrtf birth is often more important
than anything that can be done
after. On the mother's health and
strength drpend the life and the
future of the children. A weak
and sickly woman cannot bear strong
Uii-i h-wvi-j children. Most of the
weakness of women is utterly inex
cupble. Proper care and pro??r
iGvc.ic:.rie wul cure almost any dis
order of the feminine organism. Dr.
Pierce's Favcrite Prescription has
been tested in thirty years of prac
tice. It is healing, soothing,
strengthening. It is perfectly nat
ural in its operation and effect. By
its use, thousands of weak women
have been made strong nd healthy
have been made the mothers of
strong ana healthy children. Taken
during gestation, it makes child"
-;rth rry and almost painless and
sures -he well being of both
mother and child. Send 21 cents
m one-cent stamps to. World's Dis
nenpary Medical Association, Buffalo,
N. Y.,"and receive Dr. Pierce's 1008
were "Common Sense Medical Ad
Cure For Ij "i
a rmedy for all forms c-f
eadach Electric fitters hfs prov:.-d i A C5. c-r Cnuipnisru Xricte.
obe the very bef.t. It effects a I Mr. p C Page added no lif e to
toenUarean:. :hefcotdr: interest which snr-
tabitual sick Ia -i;-,:chcfi yudd v , , ,t . .
xucu tne reaaing anu utjanug ui
the returns at the Observer office
afflicted to procure a bottle, and
&lve this remedy a fair trial. In
cases of habitbal constipation Elec
Jric Bitters cures by giving the
? tone to the bowles, and few
lonj; resist the use of this
medicine, a ry it once. Fifty cents
tan.00 at Petzer's Drug Store.
f I f II II ffci MU
h Albemarle, N. C, Saturday, Nov.
'tb l'O. We will sell twentynfivie
jau of Virginia and: Tennessee
.r3 to the highest bidder. Every-
llri f gonr-irped as represented or
tGr: r refm: ,. Sow is your
nii for a tfcod young horse or
at yoai own price. Sale begins
?rli o'clock a m., rain or shine.
u 1 ill tu come.
:-iST Tennessee Stcck Co.
last night. She sent up two rag
babies, one labelled McKinley ; the
other Bryan. Mr. Page arranged
them on ropes and pulleys, 8?d
when a telegram was read favorable
to Bryan, tue string was pulled and
up went Bryan towards a picture
of 4 the White House pasted high
up on the window.
When a McKinley message was
read, up went McKinley. The ap
pearing and disappearing of the op
posing candidates caused no little
fun. "promoting the gayety of the
debate." Charlotte Observer.
For Infants and Children.
The Hunter Softly Stole r?ny.
A huntr in the Wisconsin woods
was going through a swamp when
he saw a bear stretched out oh a lug
over a broou. Presently the bear
put a paw down through a hole in
the eidM of the log on whkb i lay
and dipped it into the water. The
trout gathered arcund it r.nd nib
bled at the foot. Then the claws
hut up quickly, and the fUk wore
caught. That the bear was a suc
cessful fisher was shown by the re
mains of fish around the log. The
hunter was armed with a shotgun
only, and was not looking for bears,
so he quietly stole away, much im
pressed with the scene he b?I wit
Tit CURE A. COLD 13 OJfK IJ Y
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
le's. All druggists refund the
money if it fails to cure. 25c. m!4
The Modern Way.
She (sb he finishes mending her
tire) Oh, tbr.rk you so much! What
should I have done without you ?
He Don't mention it. I wish I
could always carry the repair kit for
you.. (Tenderly.) May I, Eleanor ?
And two bicycles continued to
lean against the grassy bank. New
York Times, .i
JOr. illless' Nerve Fluster
For Ovr Fifty Yea
Mrs. Winslow's Soothin " ; ha
been used.-., 'a? ,cver fifty ye by
millions atjpothers for the r c lild
ren while teething,: with per f c. suc
cess. It soothes the child, softens
the gum g, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy for
Diarrhoea, It -will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by
druggists in. every part of the world,
Twenty-fiye cents a bottle. Be sure
and ask for "Mrs. Winslows Sooth
ing Syrup," and take no other kind
cated, experienced, and skillful specialist
In these diseases, and its sale exceeds the
combined sales of all other medicines ad
vertised for this class of maladies. Taken
during the period of pregnancy, it pre-
.a c me n-uoie woman H' ortTKr.isTi ior
cally does away with the danger una with
nearly all of "he p-xin.
Women whe :-?. to know al i;t the "Fa
vorite Prescription," and all abo- t their even
fihysienl bein;?, and the best way to take cp.tc of
t, should send zi one-cent stamps to yiy for ih
mailing only of a free copy of Dr. Tierce's great
1,008 pa?e illustrated Common Sense Medical Act
Hser. World s Di .pensnry Medical A..cii.t.iya
VIo. 663 Maia Btxeet, Bufiilo, N. Y.
The If or can A Wrlslit tJuarnne?
The guarantee of the ":o . d tires'"
is broad enough to cov-r hhnoer sr
kind of ailments and to Enfy thV
most exacting rider, but the lire
must be drawn somewhere, and Mor
gan & Wright are trying to make it
known to riders everywhere ILut Li ;
guarantee does not cover 'ki?13-K
resuliing from the carrying of nri
I" k preparation 3 inside '.n
By haing a? mucb. air as poT'M
in the M, & W. jnick-rprtir 'iie-bf-fcre
puttiDg tfct iooi nio ik.t
pur.cture, and 'oI'dwilj
other simple instructions in"rir
alogue, a permanent repair can i .
made in two minutes,-i r: ...j
side, without re'uovir i.ip. .-
C. H. BAIiiXH.KIi ii
Physician an Suri OL ..
MT. PLEASANT, In . C.
Calls received and pio.rtiv j.
tended to at hours. ,hV
my resdenre lareiy oecupird bv Dr
Mooba . . . ,
K. L. CRAVEN
Will keep in stock FOUR
GRADES of Domestic Coal
for Stoves, Grates, Furnaces
and Shop use. Hard and soft.
est Jellico Coal
-?.t 84.t.)5 p?r ton and upwards,
Bee him before placing your
n n n
No doubts. tout it; we'are better fixed x.-j
please yoii3r'C!otlimp;'tliarwe have e
b ' en.
Suits, latest aii
s Suits, latest
We7guarante3 to savelyorjSmoiie.
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t HATSJAND-OAPS FORfEVERYEODY.
CANNONS & FETZER