Vol. XIIL No. 202
CONCORD, N. C, TUESDAY DECEMBER 16, 1896.
Whole NO. :
!'y ; rvorth Carolina h0sc With Tivo
'::ef details are published of a
fitdl encounter had by a North
Carolina posss with two notorious
; ;:hiw3 near Nantabsla, N. C. A
pirty of deputy sheriffs, headed by
the-sheriff of Graham countv, were
scouring the woods in searnh of
itobert Derrick, an escaped mur-lert-r
from McMinn county (Ten
nessee) jail, when the officers were
taken by surprise in a recess of the
mountains where Derrick and his
pt, John Starkey, had their rendez
vous. The party was completely
pocketed and exposed to the despera
ices' fire. A deputy sheriff was shot
1 r! and the fugitives escaped,
darkey wa3 captured Wednesday
and jailed at Murpby, N. VC. Re
wards have been offered for Der
rick's apprehension by both the
Tennessee and Carolina -.-sheriffs in
tc:e.-ted. Derrick ia wanted in Ten
nessee on several charge. Last Au
gust he shot down United States
Deputy Marshal Lum Steel in cold
blood at White Cliff Springs. No.
member 2nd he escaped from jail at
Athens, Tenn., and fled to North
Carolina, where he took' refuge in
the mountains, just over the State
line Charlotte News.
The DiscoYery Savet IIi Ufo.
Mr. G. Cailloutte, Druggist, at
beaverville, 111,, says: To Dr. King's
New jJiscovery I owe my life- "Was
taken with La Grippe and tried all
the physicians for miles about, but
of no avail and was given up and
told I could not Jive. Having Dr.
Kind's New Discovery in my store I
sent for a bottle and began its use
and from the first dose began to
r:et better, and after using three
bottles was un and about again. It
is worth its weight in gold. We
won't keep store or house without
it. Get a free trial at Fetzer's
Very 01l Rook.
"Imitation of Christ," by Thomas
Kempis. It wa3 written 450 years
i'io, but ha3 never grown 0rjt it
has had the greatest number of
readers of which sacred literature,
vacient or modern, can furnish an
simple ; it is a book in which is
' bcred and concentered all that is
.yatmg, passionate and profoundly
: ..jua m the older mjstics ; niore
.on reprinted than any book out,
the holy ccriptures, no other
:.:k ha j been translated into 0
.:.y ianpmes ancient or modern ;
'ook which had an important in.
" :o uron the mind of John Wes
as one of the earliest
flumes issued by the "Methodist
''o.k Concern," and is still on their
U i a bock that should be in
hards of every Methodist,"
rites a distinguished American
Methodist. Mav I not add: ia
J 3 and hearts of all Christian
pr-vo. Let me commend it to the
study oi ail. It i3 peculiarly iicted
ro the development of more spiritual
life. Although written in a myctic
age, it is no less helpful to us.
A. K. Poole.
FROM MT. PLEa$.i:;t.
Our Mule XcUhhor a nIu..-P.r
Mt. Pleasant, Dec. .15. Many
of our boys will soon h9 r.r
to spend the holii.:?.:. Mr.y th-y
all haye a jolly Christmas.
We are now in rhe midst of
our examination. Some cf the boys
say that they are yery hard. We
must expect that.
Misses Agnes Cook uad Lena Bar
ringer spent Saturday and Sunday
with Miss Myrtie Foil, in tne conn
try, two of our college boys looked
real blue the whole time they were
away. I wonder what was the cans3.
Miss Irene Piidenhour, of St.
John's, is spanning a few clays with
her sister, Mr3. Dr. Bernhardt, of
Herbert Miller has not been very
well for several days. We can't ex
actly locate his disease. We rrvH.t
find out if we were ro oie f r,
The machinery is being placed in
the new faatory as fast as it can be
gotten here. New dwelling houses
are going up rapidly, Lhc pavcu.cuta
are being fixed up. This looks like
business. Our little town is certain
ly on a boom.
We are booked for a lecture
Thursday night in our college
Chapel, by Prof. J F Shinn, Princi.
pal of the graded schoal in Concord.
We feei sure that be will give us a
The new pastor has arrived and
settled down. His .first sermon Suth
day night was clear, strong and
forcible. We know that our people
are well pleased.
Some of our boys have that facnl
ty for imitating certain canine ani
mals developed in them to a large
degree, to hear of our effeminate
looking boys bark, one can almost
see the little pngncsed thing stariug
at the moon. We will state that thi3
is not in the curiculum, but one of
the epesialties, Antony.
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xnri u nrilAiN c. 3 'fig T, "
Keiuentl,er the Falhsrless Lilile On fj I
On Christmas Day. j V
iiie Next Tire
May be at your house. Have yon
any insurance? If not you had. best
get some at once. Don't fail to
protect your home.
See J F Hnrley.
Cure For HcJitiacli.
As a remedy for all forms of
Headach Electric Bitters has Droved
to be the very best. It effects a
permanent cure and the moat dread
ed habitual sick headaches yield to
ts influence. We urge all who are
afflicted to procure a bottle, and
give this remedy a fair trial. In
cases of habitbal constipation Elec
trie Bitters cures hy giving the
needed tone to the bovvles, and few
case long resist the vtp of this
medicine. Try it onre. Fifty cents
and SI. 00 at Fetzev's Drug Store.
in 3 O Sum"
Ti lis Mn.:s in Mo: iu;ir Niar.
Arthur Stansil, of Morning Star,
killed the largest hog of the season
last week. It tipprd the beim at
591 pounds. S II Diggers has ore
to kill only 13 months old. He
thinks it will weigh 400. Charlotte
Come now, brother, don't you read
The Standard, and didn't you eee
that our Cabarrus man, Mr. Geo. W
Best, butchered a hog that weighed
704? Your 591 ponnds would only
be fhji ciais Cabarrus shote.
ro CURE A COLD IX OSE DAY
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the
money if it fails to cure. 25c. ml4
A Good and Valuable Book.
New State Directory for North
Carolina in limited edition, price S5
sent postpaid. Order at once of
.Raleigh, N. C.
D. Miles' Pain Pin stop Headache.
Barium Springs, Dec. 14. At
the Orphans' Home, Barium Springs,
N. O, T nanksgivins: iay is an ocean
sion for thanksgiving to God and to
God'd people. It ia also a day of
lA'auuj, ucv;au8e me nome ij
made the recipient of the thank
offerings of God's people. It ia a
matter of satisfaction tnat this year!
the day wad so generally observed
and that the donations were so lib
era, especially as sickness and press
ure of duties prevented the super
intendent from using the press to
inform the public of the wants of
the fatherless. We ish to ac
knowledge with thanks tbe kind
ness of ail who made tne Orphans'
Iloaie tbe rtcipient of theiroffer
ings. May the Father of the father
less accept their ciferingi and re.
ward thtm abundantly. The gifts
thi3 year are not so abundant nor
valuable as those cf last year's
ihauk's giving season and yet cur
orphan iamity is mach larger and
t'jerfcire their wants greater. Now
is 19 desirable there be no necessity
for issuing appeals to :he friends of
the home to relieve tne wantd of the
be necessary for Christmas to be
made au occasion of large additions
to tbe support fand by cash con
tribution and donations in kind.
Eighty-two children gathered at the
Orphans' Home look to the Presby
terians of the State for the supply
ing of all their wants. Send flour,
mea), rice, sngar, molasses, meat,
butter or anything that children can
eat or wear toT-ibe Orphans' Home,
Barium Springs, N. C, and checKs
to Mr. Jno. E Oates, treasurer, Char
lotte, N. CLr May the Lord give His
fatherless "one fator with His peo
pie. R. W. Boyd,
Snpt. Orphans' Home.
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Capt. Tom xMcBee returned this
morning from Morganton, where he
ha3 been since last week when it
was thought that his wife's brother,
A. C Avery, jr, could not recover.
Mr. McBee tells ns that Mr. Avery
ia now oat of danger and that he
was ab'e to sit np yesterday. Salis
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buy one of these handsome suits, the pri r low.
"AIN'T iT THE TRUTH
Ye sir, We have everything m the fiifure line.
Chairs of all descriptions. Tables all sr.es art "2
styles. Big lot of Pictures, Window Shades, Cur
tain Polls, Ladies' Desks, Office Desks, Wardrobe.
Sideboards, China Closets and everything to make ;
home pleasant and a wife happy. Begin lIvs from
today and during the holidays we propose to give :o
each cash purchaser 0 nice and useful pice of fni
riture, consisting of Hat Racks Music lrk?, Conib
and . ush Shelf, Book Shelves, Corner Brackets,
Medicine Cases. Vhat Nots, etc. This is no fake,
k Snre Oo.5, The piices of the articles meantime are
from 15 cents to 86. The value of the present will
be governed by the amount of the cash purchase.
These sales will continue until the above mentioned
articles have all been given out.gCome at once and
get the choice presents.