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S clock last r-'-h, T'. .r.
i. r.o.zro well known hero in
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I expianat n '
ora wiippfjii out
.. e3 located on North!
"t, were totally de: tro'ed
in luo i'loo
,,0ft,;:o b-longing to Dr. Theo.
Pharr. lvtt?r IrnoTn aa the Scott
pnperty and valued at about 8300.
Th !-tm.K?d gained groat head
way before being discovered, and
the house and contents were a total
loss. Tbe adjoining house, a
3-room cottage belonging to Mr. A
M Ccok, and occupied by E A
Cine, soon became ignited, and be
fore the fire companies could reach
the scene, it was eeen that this
house vou'd also go up in smoke.
Mr. Cline baved all his household
" Dr. Pharr'e houseas occupied hy,
William Wallace and hiR brother,
(colored) who are fireman at.the
Odell mill?. All the older people
bad gone to church, leaving the
house in charge of three little child
ren, the oldest of whom was not
more than 12 years. Tne children
were all asleep, and only for the
prompt action ofr.N 'M Philips
they would most certainly have
been cremated. Mr. Philips, who
lives across the street, was the first
to discover the fire, and the flames
were then bursting through the
nof. When he reached the house
the he: tt.is fo intense he could not
enter, but baing told in which
room the children slept, he broke
f. window with an ui and lifted
ut T.':o bed cn which the
" u- n 'ay burning, but
""r; uncon "c-ouc of their danger,
: of them wcr3 wrapped in
:mbvr, whi1? thy third h?.d juet
iz such a duzcl
---.ii'.n tl. it -va3 tTta1! inrtip
of cv;..cn. It w'"5 a trying
- :ncil, v;.;d o-?ly the cool bcd
' r: . .u- ?sMrn of Mr. Pb'Mps
r: -r.i i crrir.l? drtb.
i '.w tk j originated will prob
" ; i.r . . i be known, bnt U ic
lii';:ht a Jmr-p, which Lad been
fj.,r cdd;'- turned ont
i '; ";', I nt had a long, hard run,
tb- f - aes had gained too much
;y, ;3 make it posdible to save
lt tuij bouses, and thus efforts
wtr; dire ;ed to prevent the spread
nfthef re fiend.
The house of Mrs. Weddington,
ondg on the corner, was
threatened, and it was only through
lilQ tireless efforts of the young
y tbe neighborhood that it
v 1. Thev mounted the
foof on(i k pt it covered with water
'oa'ufd blankets while lines of men
P-d water from the wells in the
Vlc-v to the house. The hftat
oui the burning structure was so
reat that teveral were ovorcomp,
and V C Caldweli, M'.
mpr v,ho beld'the nozzle, fainted.
n The nearest water plug to the
h located near Judge W J
Montgomery's house, on Main
LiisOiatKi? too -Lo ::;:.
Tho Hay? uvt 5:uint , ? r ...
Four young men from Concord
went visiting in Harrhburg yoaLu
day. They went in two buggies,
but came back in one. About 11
o'clock the young men bid the
ladies good-night, hitched up and
drove around tojthe gate,where they
left the horses to bid the girls a W.
lingering farwell. The or.p ho-so
an old one, and has no pat:e:cj
with the young and ardent, and a
longing for the nice warm stable in
Concord entered his heart that he
could not resist, so he put out for
home, leaving the boys to make the
beat of the situation. . The horse
evidently made good time, for he
was .not Qyejta,lfej3,! ,apd the "four
young men with one buggy, started
for jConcor.d, IQjnUgs tdsint, tak
ing it turn about walking. It was a
longi dark trip, jbnt they arrived
in good spirits about 3 o'clock this
morning. Up to 9 o'clock today
the stray horse had not reached his
stable, and the young men are out
hunting for him.
his knife and made an effort
to cut Mari '3 tir.au. Tbe -vc rir
screamed fov help and managed to
kr?ep out ci reach of the deadly
knife until assistance arrived. After
thtt assauh C&nady returned to
town and w is seen at the firo last
-uana swore oat a ..;ru. !
againi Canady tbi mornir.g for
assault with inte' t to murder, end
officers are now ut looking for th j
The woman says she cannot
imagine why her brother should
wuh to harm her, as the never
knotf inly gave him cause for of
fenre, ;.d thinks perhaps he may
not be in-his right mind.
iVaiv ...3 nn1
Noz loubtjabout it' we are better
scj Tou-.-in C.lothinthanSwe;.i:iY
TIio Facts Tlint doctors
frequently advise change of air and
climate .to .those suffering Trom ca
tarrh is proof tbiVt OcttAiiii a iocui
and climatic disease. Therefore,
un'ess you can leave homp and busi
ness, you should use Ely's Cream
Balm. Applied directly to the seat
c." the disease, it effects instant re
lief and a cat factory cure after
sbort continuance. No mercury
nor injurious drug is cntaHc-1 ir
Ppressst-tive A F Ri'etc.:n .'nent
part of the d;v and last niht in.
State A'aditincr Commiee, and was
cireet, and H tool oyer ,1,00 fet
ose io boyer &e toatsibo.
Tilis is the first fire of any con-
Wnce Concord has had in sev
on his way to i:.-.bn, w.iere the
committee meets today to go oyer
the accounts of the tieasnrer. Mr.
Hiieman received cal!u frcm several
prominent Populist during the
evening in hia room at the Morri .
He will be in Ilslei;-;h about ten
Bncklcn' Arnicn palTe.
The Best Salve in the world for
Cuts, Bruises, Soree, Ulcers, Salt
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetterd Chappe
Hands, Chilblains, Corns and all
Skin Eruptions, and positively cores
Piles or no pay requi-ed. It is
guaranteed to give statiefaction or
raonev refunded. Price 25 cents per
box For sale at P B Fetzer's Drug
May be at your house. Have yoa
any insurance? If not you had best
get some at once. Dpa'i fail to
protect your hope.
"'See ? ' Hurley
ro CUBE A COLD IS OS IE DAT
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the
'money if it fails to cure. 25c ml
Don't Tobacco Ppf t and Smoke Your
If yon wart to quit tobaoco us
ing easily and fqr.ever, be .made
well Jstronf,nagnetfp,' full of new
lifeand vjgqr.t'take No-To-Bac, the
wonder-wqiker:V5that makes weak
men stroixg'.. Many ga'n ten pounds
in ten days! Oer' 400,000 cured.
Buy Npl0-Bac from ' your own
druggist, who will guarantee a cure.
Booklet and eample mailed iVee.
Address Bterlipg Remedy Co., Chi
cago or Netpr York.
Were the .Crowil'Who Awaited the
Arrival of the Blockader.
Deputy, Collector R S Harris re
ceived information that a blockader
would dispose ,4tarantula juice" on
Brnvn'fl Uill Saturday night, ar.d
about S o'clock he, accompanied by
Chief Boger and Deputies J S Hill
and W F Propat,- lef t t&.ii fur the
Eif-. There is no doubt but that
the ?:oner wa- exprj'ad, fn- rriite
a crowd of would-be purchrf? 'iru
gj.th-:rcd in the viciuity and pan
tiently awaited the arrival of
tne blcckader, carrying with them
laps, and bottles of all size? and de
ecnMM?n. It v,r?ms that the man
1 wiru the "br-'" got wind cf the
intended raid in some way
acd he tailed to uiiucriaiize, fo rbe
crord returned to their respective
homes vith empty vessels and an un
Oiiildren'ssl Suits, latest
We guarantee to save vor mone"-.
ERGOATS -M- FOfiilSIS
HATS AND CAPS FOR EVERYBODY.
CANNONS & FE1
ORD TO 'THE WiSE,
Kloction returns are nothing comxarod to the r
sunsyou receive by trading with Dry cz Wads won Lj,
who a:e wile ;i vakeand uptosdate. Feupie arc avr
o b:?ii r''e vThat they see and the Doubting Thomas
can bo quickly conyinced of the truthfulness i
correctness of what we say by calling at once. ' io
only a few days till 'Xmas aiid everybody oei
ning to look around for Santa Claus. Kij !; .. !
quarters this time are at the
Far Over Fifty Teats
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing 3yrnp ha '
been used for over fifty years by
millions of , mothers for their child
ren while teething, 5?ith perfect suc
cess. It soothes the cnild, Eoftene
the gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy for
Diarrhoea I - ill relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by
druggi,8l8;if every .rt of the world,
Twentyrflye cents a. bottle, Be sure
and ask for "Mrs. WiriaJbwa Sooth
lLg Syrup," and take no other kina.
Cure For neadnch.
As a remedy for all forms of
Headach Electric Bitters has rjroved
to be the very best. It effects a
permanent, cure and themost dread?
ed habitual 'sick $ headaches yi!d to
ts influence- -Jve. urga Bn who are
afflicted 'to procure a bottle, and
Purnished roomf, suitable for
ntlemen. Terms very reaeonaoie.
The valuation of the J Applj t this office
give this xemfiT T.; ; lair, tn al. In
pases of habitbal constipation E?ec
trio Bitt3r'BlT:duriBfl by eriviner the
needed tone t6 the bowles, and few
case long resist the use cf this
medicine.- Try it once, Pif ty cents
and S1.C0 at Fetzet's Drug Store.
A &or nod Tlribl Book
JSfeSV State JUrectbry for North
(Jarolina fn limited edition, price $5
sent postpaid. Order at once of
He says if you like comfort and ease buy on. hi l),
fe Wadsworth'd Big Rocking Chairs or the Ludi
sizes for your wife. Or if you want to sleep w-)l v,r
rest easy buy one of the Raleigh Wire Sprin- M
tresses, best In the world? or one of the hard - iik
lounges. They have them at all prices from $ 1,00
$25, and to make your parlor look up-to-date ai
in style buy a parlor suit and to fit up a room nicely
buy one of these handsome suits, the prices are low.
Yes sir, ye liave everything in the furniture line.
Chair of all descriptions. Tables all sizes and
styles. Big lot of Pictures, Window Shades, Cur
tain Polls, Ladies' Desks, Office Desks, Wardrobes,
Sideboards, China Closets and everything to make a
home pleasant and a wife happy. Beginning from
today and during the holidays we propose to rive to
each cash purchaser a nice and useful piece of fur
niture, consisting of Hat Racks, Music Racks, Comb
and Lush Shelf, Book shelves, Corner Erackets,
Medicine Cases. What Nots, etc. This is no fake,
4 Sure (W The piices'of he articles meantime are
from 15 cents tOt$6. The value, Qf the present will
be governed by the ainount pt t)x )tcash purchase.
These sales will continue nntil the . above mentioned
article hav all bpniyen out.Cbhie at once and
get tlie cn'oxce prelaw; '