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Vol. XIII No. 182
MOST WONDERFUL SNAKE.
Col, jnmes P. Cook-Tells of a Reptile
Mr. James P Cook of Concord is
in the city today. He brought
news of a wonderful snake that was
killed yesterday between Mount
Pleasant and Norwood.
He saw the reptile himself and
measured it. It was , of a variety
never seen in these parts before. -
The body was of a - brownish
nn)or. the head being black. The
snake was eeve feet, six inched
long, and two feet from the head
two small legs pf ojecteel ' from the
body, these beihgj, abbut : an Trich
long and on each leg were six well
developed toes, with claws, two f of
the claws being a quarter of 'an
inch long. - . . . :: -J
The reptile was sent tothe "State
Museum at .Raleigh. ;
This description is just a's ; giVe'h
by Dr. Cook. . , : '
It's not our snake. Charlotte
There is no fake about the
snake as described above. Two very
charming young ladies came into bur
office this morning' to inform us of
the killing of the terrible reptile. It
was maliciously murdered , by Mr
Dennis Giles, son of Rev, M D
Giles of Alt. Pleasant, on Wednes
day, and was taken ' to that -place
''where it was exhibited to the
students of all the schools and pub
Those who have used Dr. King's
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those who. have-hot. "have now the
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ico&l . j. notning. Fet
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AH indcrO Qomls.
In the trial of J 0 Lee, A N Neal,
Jay Neal, D B Motley, J N Motley
and Thomas Robinson for chunking
rocks at the house of Porter Gray in
ISio. 2 township on last Friday night,
Esquire Pitts required each of the
above named to be put under a bond
of $50 each for their appearance at
next court. Mrs. Grav. who is4
charged with, selling - whiskey, was
bound over in the sum of 50.
Hon. W G,.Means appeared forthja
defendants and Morrison Caldwell
for the plaintiff, Mrs. -Gray.
Porter Grav was not shot from
ambush, as was stated, but was filed
on while fleeing from an officer, Mr,
Sam Caldwell, who had . arrested
tim. Gray is oaid to be at the
home of a friend in Mecklenburg
TO CURE A I'OLD IN ONB DAT
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All , druggists refund the
money if ? t fails to cure. 25c. m!4
Uow lie Broke It.
''And you broke off the engage
merit?" said one you np man.
"Yee not brutally, you Know.
Eat I managed it."
"Told her what my salary is."-
Circus Xotes. .
Forepaugh and Sells Brothers cir
cub will be in Charlotte Saturday.
The Southern railway will sell round
;riP tickets for 85 cents, tickets -'..be-in?
on sale Friday night for train
o. 9 and on Saturday, good to re
in rn Sunday, the 22nd.
THE EARLY CROP.
An Approximate Estimate of the
Cotton Crop Dj Talham, Alexan
der 'Co., .Who flave Solicited In
iorniation iiy JLetter.
With a view of "securing reliable
information upon which to base an
approximate estimate" of the crop
Litham. Alexander & Company, ;of
New York, on November 5 th,
mailed 3,500, letters- to selected
corre8p6hdeni8, banks, r6dnkefs, cbt
lnmmisaion ;'merchan; tsj' brokers,
proprietors of , public .gins, railroad
officials arid planters, coVerin ' every
pottqngrowing county in the i coun
try, asking i heir estimate of the crop
in: their "respective 1 ocalities. ; T
To these letters 2,240 replies had
been -received :npitoNov. 10,' arid ;on
thse the 'folio wing estimates of the
crop are base : ' - -: .
' Average cf 255 letters makes Ala
baina prop 946,000 oafes. -(
Average of 191. 'letters makes Ar
kans crop 657,000 bales.
Average of 39 letters miikss Flori
da crop 55,000 bales.
. ."Average "of , 357." lelters makes
Georgia-crop 1.220,000 bales.
A ye rage 6 f 96 let ter a 1m akes Lou
3iana"crop 494,000-bales.-; ' ; ;
Ayefage of 247 letters makes Mis
sissippi crop 964,000 bMes.
Average of ; 221 ... letters makes
North Carolina ' crop '43 4,000' bales.
Ayerage of 212 . letters makes
South Carolina crop 717,000 bales
Average of 144 letters rnke s
Tennessee, etc , crop 284,000 bales.
-Average - of 478 'letters v makes
Texas, eto. , crop 2 .251 ,000 bales. -
- AjergQ ot 2,240 iinakesl total
crop of the United States 8,022,000
The great mass of the betters re
ferred to lhdicate that the crop this
year is rrom tnree to nve weens
earlier than usual, that it has been
.1 . r
marketed with great rapidity on ac
cou at "of stringen t money --arid the
urgent demands cf merchants to
make collections previous to the
election," and that picking is nearer
completion than it was ever before
known. at this date.
The total visible supply of cotton
on Nov. 13 . is given at 3,618,354
bales against - 3,704,850 bales one
year ago, 3.508,444 in i895, and
3,358,087 bales in 1894. -
asier lo Run Than a Newspaper.
Senator Marion Butler, of North
Carolina, who knows so well how to
run the finances of the goverhineri
seemasjo be urikble to Jmanageihe
financial affairs of a weekly news
paper. Richmond Times.
The Charlotte Obser ver editorially
"-ks: "Is out este'emed cdntemt)o
rary so guileless as to think that it
is a difiBcult job - to run the United
States government? There is" not
a Populist tuawman in the pine
woods of North Carolina who can-!
not give the Times valuable inform
mation on the " subject. Congress
man Martin, of th:s district,' says
that any 10-year-old boy of average
intelligence can-master the financial
question in ten minutes. And that's
about half of the business of the
government. It is much easier to
run the government than a weekly
Look ! IiOOk ! '
A handsomely, finished cottage
house for sale, on Church street.
Concord, N. C. Will be sold in a
few days. Don't fail to see G T
aornbuckle for information. Resi?
dence on PiDe street, Cannonyille.
S3 21 TAOHiJwitttiJciTKATi2Mre3e7tf;
sa vjr i'ihs Lfr. ilUes' S trv tnaswim. ,
CONCORD, N:-C. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER Soi 1896.
... : i 1
:,u - Kissing.
Crem-ahd peafcbes dnce week,
Kiss your girl 5 on the rigct-band
cheek ; " . :, . J : '
I Apples green -arid apples driej,
Tr.Jl--u'i' 'I'liiL'l'ii. -:''i-'-":-';'-.--ii "
xvibs uer on me oiuer siae.
That evinceswretched taste ; j
Take your girl, about the waUft, ......
And print it equarely on her tips.
Seiza the maiden in yourlarmsj
Blrishi rig with her temptihg ebarms;
d-itwbuld V76 tbink be snugger
Oft to kiss arid tightly ling her.
Paris Citizen. u
Take your girl in war ra embrace,
Heart to -lieapt, and face to face,
Eye to eye, nose to nose, ; ,. j.
Fiippity flop and away it goes !
Take your girr&tany time, j
iqueez-j ner iiu ine piusnes come
Shut your eyes and yumy una
yum ! . '.: ' -1 .
-Christian at Work.
Brother Talmage is quite fight,
1 Yum-y um-ynm,
arid hold! her
But;thefact for which w yearn,
Is, how the riaischief jdfd he learn.
s lt happened on this wiee,
Before he Hsrd attained inuch size,
The girls themselves, twr?.- not amiss
Taught him how; tocsin the: bliss.
The Con fererice at . Salisbury, o
Our sister town'of; Salisbury is in
the irid8t irif Jritere8ting-sagonV
that of the Western; North Carolina
Conference of the M. E bhurch.
Bishop Gal.lo way : i: its able and
efficient presiding officer.
Much work has been done in the
two days - already passed, and the
usual vigor in church life displayed
by Vnese Chrietiari workers u niani-
f est. As the days pass the lis :res
grows more ana more ; intense, as
through the itinerary system pecu
li?" to this branch of the church
changes are liable to occur in the
paBtoral relations, and of course all
duly interested in church life wil
wait with , eager expectancy to know
who is to b3 the spiritual shepherd
for f he coming year L' The assign
ments of pastors to charges wil
probably . be known by Monday cr
rueBdayT . ;
Chasing: Rabbits. .: x 1 s "
Several live rabbits "were brought
to town today.. Thel small boy wri
soon on to it and about o'clock
this afternoon the little Mollie cot-,
ton tails were purchased and; turned
loose. -The chases were' very much
enjoyed vby r thejyquhgeters, both
whirs and black all of whom snonlil:
have been at'8ch6ol or any where else
but on the street. : n -LZ ;
Priichard 3cttlug Uneasy.
' -Pritchard'nargboot cause for His
recent uneasiness. One ; well known'
Populist yesterdav ireceiyed letters
f rom stx members of the Legislature
who .put, themselrea on rtcora ss
opposed to Pritchara's re-election.
Senator McCaskey referred to Hol--on's
statement that-ehouga "Popu
lists were pledged to secure Pritch
aVd's electibri as an insult News
and ObBever. ' ;"
For Rent. - -
la bti -Uioud Hotel DOHding on
Main; street sm.all $tpre; room or
office,' suitable for dental - office or
jewelry. , v J.I W. Cannon, l
No doubt about it;
olease yoii in Clothing:
V;Me. - Biii$
We guarantee to
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