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Vol. XIII. No. 176
COL, SJtllAJPCCH DEAD.
Tf- IMoasiint's Most AoJod Citizen
ln.es A way Co n spi e 11 u n lor Io
lit ieal. Military. Civil, JSoral. Edu
cational ami .Ecclesiastical Services
V.'ti chronicle today the not
Lesjiected demise of Col. John
Shirup'jcb, Ml. Pieasant'a most aged
(-nd uoost; conspicuous citiziu. Ilia
death occurred this (Fridav) morn
ing at 15 minutes past six o'clock.
Col. Shimpcch is well known in
-he couuty by all aged citizens.
His public career Has not; been con-,-picuoua
in the county within the
-rr.ere of "the younger generation.
He was magistrate for many )ears
before the war when more eminent
nrvicea and henor attached to the
tl'ce. Ia those days the subject
formed an efficient and active mem
her of the court of Pleas and Quar
ter sessions, called the county court,
which disposed of cases of les3
gravity than required the skill of
iai Superior court.
He represented the county in the
Legislature in 1835 or there about
He took the title of Coloufd from
the militia service ihen the exponent!
if patriot and chivalric pride He was
one cf the founders of NcrthCarolioa
College ml served in its board cf
directors through some of its sever
est crisis and resigned the pre3i
1l icy of the board to complete his
retirement from public charges to
iWaic the end of all liying beings
which was delayed beyond his own
expectation. He was no less a fac
tor in organizing the Lutheran
church iri Mt. Pleasant and of
hniMing that neat and lovely sane-t-iary.
No cause of Christianity,
education cr morality failed to inlist
his bubatantial support.
He waj successful in his business
:Qterprises and was noted tor free
dom from anything dilatory. In
his farming operations he was al
ways ahead and apparently easy.
He gathered about him a sufficiency
of this world's goods and for many
years has seemed free from care in
He married in his early manhood
MiS3 Elizabeth Barrier, of the well
known Barrier family in that eom
ty by whom he wa3 the father
of Mrs. L G Heilig. Being bereft
of her by death, he found in Miss
Christina Miller a companion and
helper till the end of hu life. Bj
her be was the father of the late
Mrs. Capt. Cook and Mrs. A G Bar
riiT, now the only living member of
his offspring. It was a source of
pleasure to him in his latter yers
to view around him ma hale,
sprightly and attractive grand chil
dren. Ths deceased was admonished
about two years ago that the begin
ning of the end of life had come
bi)i he w&o stricken with paralysis
from which he was never again able
to 7a!k alone. Recently other
strciie3 have followed and the end to
'bleh he looked with resignation
nd v??n cheerful expectation came
us 'love stated. He celebrated his
birthday on October the 7th
'old. interesting relatives about
He will be buried Sat ui day in his
--'"ran cemetery lot. The funeral
: '-' will be conducted by Rev. M
l:erer at 11 o'clock.
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A TERRIBLE AFFAIR,
Twe hllrirei Knrnod tit neath' lis
Gir exville, N. C, Nov. 1 lC
Yesterday, in the northern part cf
this county, Mr. Wyatt Mceks lost
by fire a barn containing seventy
five barrels of corn and five bales cf
cotton. Just after the fire the ter
rible discovery wa3 made that two of
r. Meek's children, aged 3 and 5
years, respectively, had perished in
the fLmes- It is supposed the chil
dren went in the barn to play, and,
setting fire to some ehuek3 near the
door, ran up cn the com, piled in
the back of the barn. Their charred
bodies were found on the pile of
corn after the building h
TO CUKE A COLD IX itSK DAY
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the
money if it fails to cure. 25c.
311s J'allcrson to Wed.
Miss Vivian Pat terser., a daugh
ter of the late I Frank Patterson, of
China Grove, will be married on the
2Gth inst., to Rev. R A CJapp, of
Newton. Uoth Miss Patterson and
Rev. Glapp are well known here,
says the Salisbury World.
Miss Patterson ha3 a large ciicle
of friends in this city, having fre
quently visited here, at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. R A Brown.
The Davidson Dispatch says:
Cards are out announcing the mar
iiage of Mit's MolIieSuther, of Lex.
ingtOD, to Mr. F W Richard, of Le
noir. The eyent is to take place at
the residence of Mr. Jno. M Har
key, on Main street, next Tuesday
evening, JNovember 17th. We ex
tend congratulations and wish the
young couple much happiness.
Miss Suther has a h(?st of friends
in this city and county, she having
once lived at Mt, Pleasant.
A IIouse!io!I Troasnrc.
D. W. Fuller, of Canajoharie, N.
Y., says that he always keeps Dr
Kill's New Discovery in the house
and his family has always found the
very best results follow its use ;
that he would 7ot be without it, if
procurable. G. A. Dykeman, Drug
gist, Catskill. N. Y., pays that Dr.
KiEg's New Discovery is undoubt"
edly the best cough remedy ; that
he has used it in his family for eight
years, and it has never failed to do
all that is claimed for it. Why noi
try a remedy so long tried and
tested. Trial bottles free at Fet
zer's Drug store. Regular size 50c.
Ilnllols in the Air.
Last night a few minutes before
12 o'clock just aa Chief of Police
B-jger had started home, some one
stopped on the square at Fetzers
drug store and fired a pistol fiva or
six times in qaick succession. Chief
Boger turned, and when 'reaching
the scene of the shooting the man
had disappeared. No one has yet
been reported as being killed, neither
has anyone told who did the shoot-
What the IJajtists Have Done.
The Baptists m the State, east of
the Blue Riclge, have had this year
98 missionaries at work and say
$15,000 is expended in their work.
On these mission fields alone there
have been this year 1,000 additions
to mission churches and 110
mission churches are now in
course of erection. For all objects
$20,000 has Ken collected from
mission churches during the year.
Forty-six new church buildings
have beea built by Baptists during
the jeer.. Winston Stntfcel.
C0NC0I1P, N. C., FRIDAY, .NOVEMBER 13, 1896.
PREVENTED A WRECK.
WiIJic:Jioro Passenger Train Flagged
rjowii ly a Yonnc Iatly.
A Miss Forester, of Wilkes
county, prevented what might have
Ulu a wreck to the Wilkesboro
passenger train, Monday af ernoon.
A horse, in attempting m uro.-s
tiestle near the 97th mile poarfvii
and was unable to get eff without
Miss Forester saw theanimal, but
was unable to rescue it from the
approaching train. Going up the
road for half a mile, she awaited the
arrival of the train which she 11 igged
Capt, Hawkias and his engineer
appreciated the tot," and new the
genial captain ia going to ask Miss
i?' Tester to give him ti;e 11 g with
which she, perhaps, Bayed his life as
well as those of several other people.
IA v e.
Mrs. Mary Black welder, who lives
with her sou, Mr. Robert Black
welder, in No. 4 township, is in a
dying condition. Mrs. Bhickweider
will be, if life lasts, 90 years
old on Christmas day, and is the
mother of the veteran policeman cf
a sovci srtt.
Officer W H Huff will pay an
election bet Saturday which is some
what out of the run of ordinary
bets. Daring the campaign. Mr.
Huff agreed with H J Haltom that
if McKmley should be elected he
would roll Mr. Haltom from the
depot to the public sqnare on a
wheelbarrow nd yioe versa. So Mr.
Huif, ha iiig lost, will pay his bet
Saturday morning at 10 o'clock,
For Over Fifty Tears
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup ha3
been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their child
ren while teething, with perfect suc
cess. It soothes the child, ecf tens
the gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, ana is the beet remedy for
Diarrhoea, It will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by
druggists in every part of the world,
Twenty-five cent? a bottle. Be sure
and ask for "Mrs. Wmslow3 Sooth
irg Syrup," and take no other kind.
Mrs. Ieely Me II wane (Iiaiietl Her
Xismc Three Times Veslertiay.
Yesterday afternoon the meta
morphosis in the name of Mrs.
Neely Mcllwane C3ine with head
At three o'clock she held to the
cognomen of Mrs, Neely Mcllwane,
at three five she assumed her maiden
name, Miss Creel and at three ten
she accepted the legal name of Mrs.
It was in the court house that
Mrs, Mellwane obtained a divorce
from her former husband. But she
held to her maiden name just long
enough to get from the court house
to Judge Roberts' office, where her
future husband awaited. Iz or:ly
took a few minutes for the third
chaDge. Raleigh Press-Visitor.
J F Hurley has the old reliable
I'emi Mutual Life Insurance Com
pany. Tney write ihe best policy
on earth. The most desirable as the
least cost. See the contract before
taking insurance also fire and acci
No doubt 'about it;
se.,a in Clothing than we Iiave-evei
' 1 ?
We guarantee to
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