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CONCORD, N. C., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18,
WnoL. NO. 1.:CA
IIKK V, ONDERFUL PROGRESS
THE PAST YEA H.
Pol, 'frmros of Our City ns site is
lHy-ller Kpleiiflid Cliurehen,
school, flunks. Hotels, JVewspaiiers
.15r Immense Maiiiilacturu.;
ilan h and Prosperous Merchants
Her lawyers. Doctors, Dentist
I' steady Advancement ol'a Tlirl
jY NT1NUKD FRO.M YESTERDAY.
CANNONS & FETZER
Tb- oldest inhabitant can searely
me time wnen this nrm did
cot coutrol the le&ding dry goods
aril clothing of this section, having
been in business continuously for
about 25 years. Mr. D F Cannon
th- e inor member of the Arm began
buaintjfs m JG6. The other members
of this stnunch old firm are Messrs.
P B Fetzpr and J W Cannon
-- . . V 1 1
r.rery y ir nas inarseu an mcreaee
this immense business, until now
ir extends over all the adjoining
uties and mounts high up in
the hundreds of thousands of dol
1 yearly. It requires 16 to 18
s.-ile.' en to accommodate the trade,
and they are kept busy early and
i is unnecessary to mention
t of goods carried in stock by
i ;;:m, as every man, woman and
child in five counties knows that
they handle everything. Their
doable stores and warehouses are
v-.vays packed to their utmost ca
pacity, This firm commands the
confidence and respect of all, and
;:?tly. It stands today a monumant
o the business integrity and sterc
l eg worth of its members,
J. P. ALLISON.
Oec of Concord's most sub3tan
' l! :::u23 men. Mr. Allison sue
-d his father, and hardly a
;nrr in the county but what at
has bec-n carried by this
1 ' '- 'rm. A full line of general
'::e nnd farmer's supplies
" ' -i tnd 25 years of continu
business has bailt up a Uade of
v '.' l:r;e proportions. Mr. Alii--in;
1 ?y.: three salesmen, all cf
17 '-m are moat polite and obliging.
:.'LJ MEROAXULE CO.
wn-town dry goods and
firm moved to
years ago and
very successful business.
: the repiitff,on of keeping
i first-clasa line of dry
and notions. The firm
ivo cales-mon, all of whom
r customers in a pleasant
--n manner, which goes to
K aj;y business a success. Oald
r' -'-ih:: Company also h?.ve es--iisti
niv.-nta in several other North
rt' a iowna and in Virginia.
ia located in t'ie very
" (vf hutsine?8, and their dull
few and far brteen.
h,.;n? -l3 j o h?aIvVr, "row
; K-:n to the public gener-
' -SON & MORRISON.
i"3 to Morrison, Lentz &
' j members of the firm are
"n and Baker Morrison.
"r is but three years old, but
firv rrrrAn i
D date at prices
to suit the times They have the rep.
utF'ttn of never having lost a cub.
-mer from any canse and more
polite- genial accommodating gentle
men would be indeed, hard to ViaCL
LOWE & DICK.
This firm has not vet been in
businees a year, but they have es
tablished in this lime a solid footing
in the nnrifirl
Ihey carry in stock, dry goods,
shoes, hats, - tions, millinery, etc.,
and a full and complete line m each
departmer Their advertisements
tell )ou that thtir'd is "the cheapest
store on -the globe" and they guai
antee perfect satisfaction with every
sale. The motto of this house is :
"Quick sales and small profits,"
and they will not allow a sale to
hinge on the difference of a few
cents, and it is unnecessary to state
that they get their full share of the
trade, not only of this but of erd
counties. By putting the i'e
down Lowe they never have to
Dick (er) over a sale. The firm em
ploys the salesmen end they are aK
D. P. DAY VAULT.
By superstitious people, thirteen
is an unlucky number, but. h
J , v.
is one case, at le t, in which
it will not hold good, "Pat" Day
vault has been ia business here 13
year3, and the volume of his patron
age has increased with each succeed
ing year. He occupies a double
store-room right m the business
center of the town, and ten sales
men are kept buisy behind his
counters from early morn till dewy
eve. mere is probably not a better;
known or more universally liked
business man in Cabarrus county
than D P Dayvault. Quiet and un-
cssuuming in his manner, he is one
of the solid merchants cf Concord,
and men of his calibre cannot fail
of success in this community.
THE RACK EI.
The almost unparalleled success
of Mr. D J Bo9tian, as proprietor of
the Kacket S ore, shows what mav
be done in Concord by piuck and
gy. He began hrciness "a few
year3 ago on a very limited capita1
and bis entire stock could have been
carted off at ' d. By cl-e at
tention to business and a careful
study of the wants aud needs of his
his patrons Mr. Bosnian now ranks
with the leading merchants of this
section, and his. large store is filled
from cellar to garret with goods of
John riirkc Falls Under a Moving
Train ana Lo-- - an Arm.
Tho following ia from Thursday's
John Burke, a bricklayer who
has been in Salisbury several weeks,
night which has cost him the lots
of his rgh arm.
Burke, who has been at work for
Contractor Hamilton on the city
hall, got on a spree Wednesday and
quit work. He only worked about
two hours during theentireday and
all of his brick had to be taken out
as he was incapacitated for reliable
Wednesday night he determined
to go South, and was still greatly
intoxicated when No. 0, tho local
train going South, came in. He
stood on the opposite bide to the
platform and just as the train began
pulling out he attempted to board
He- made a misstep, however, and
was thrown to the ground with his
light arm under the wheels.
He was shortly discovered and
was taken to Mrs. J B Sheets'.
where Dra. Whitehead and McKen
zie made an examination of the
man's injuries. It was found neces
sary to amputate the iniured mem
b?r, which was done shortly after
The arm was amputated just be
iow the shoulder, and the operation
was bravely borne by Burke. He
was resting very well Thursday.
J list Geme In
. The Diseovery Saved II in Iife.
Mr. G. Cailloutte, Druggist, at
Beaverville, Il, says: To Dr. King's
New discovery I owe my life- Was
taken with La Grippe and tried all
the physicians tor miles about, but
of no avail and was given up and
told T oould nofclivo. Having Dr.
King's New Discovery in my storeT
sent for a bottle and began its use
and from the first dose bo.ran to
get better, and after using three
bottles was ud pnd about a.-xirw It
is worth its weight in gsld. We
won't keep store cr hojse without
it. Get a free trial at Fetzer's
u- i if !r
s members haye for many
fill kinds. Proprietor and salesmen
are the personification of politeness
and treat the penny customer with
as much consideration as the one
who spends $10. The Kacket this
year has an unusually choice line of
Christmas novelties and Santa Clans
will no doubt ma'ie his headquarters
there asain this year.
swikk & WHIT
This is a comparatively hew firm,
having been in bu3ines3 only about
four months, but the personal popu
u:ity of th members has baflt up
for them a substantial patronage.
They carry an $S 000 to 10,000
stock of general merchandise, and
employ six salesmen in waiting on
6 keen closely identifipd with the
- crests of the town in
0lter They carry a full line of .! money if it fails to cure.
rocrBEAtOLDlS ONE DAY
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the
The Greensboro Daily Recd will
asue u extra on January. 1S?
untUr the auspices of. the Greens
boro Industrial and Immigration
Association. It will be hu eiht
page G column paper containing
much interesting inf-r-tion about
the Carolina?. Three prizs cf 25,
$15 and 10 are" offered for best
three essays on the subject: "The
Material Prosperity of the Carolinabi
and How to Advance it." The con
te open to all in North Carolina
and South Carolina. The article
must be typewritten, limited to
J,5C0 words accompanied by a nom
de plume and a sealed envelope con
taining the real name by January
For Over filly Years
Mrs. VVinslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for over fifty ears by
millions of mothers for their child
ren wr ile teething, with perfect suc
cess It poothes the child, nfteL8
tne'eums. al ays ail pain, c; r'ina
colic, ana is the best remedy for
Diarrhoea, It will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Cold by
druggists in every part of theorld,
Twenty-fiye cents a bottle, Be sure
and ask for "Mrs. Winelow3 Sooth
iLg Syrup," and take no other kina.
F V SnelPw 5 room house back of
graded school. See
j- A. L. Safpenfield.
Clothing - al -toons - h - Urn
No doubL ..bout if we are better fixed to
Dlease ou in Clothing than we have ever
s Suits, latest
Suits, latest and
We gi-rantee to save vera n.one.
VERGOATS - AND - FIB
HATS AND OAPSiFOR EVERYBODY.
CANNONS & FETZEJ
Election returns arenothing compared to 'the if
salts you receive by trading with Dry & VVadsworiii.
who are wide awake and uptosdate. People are apr
r- believe what they see and the DoubtingThoma
r. be quickly conyinced.of the truthfulness ai
correctness of wh. .y by calling ui oih;. ,ri .
only a few tfayr till 'Xmas and everybody i
ningto look around for Santa hv T"r bi-tr;
quarters this time are at th
t v I
f He soys if you likecomfort and ease buy one of
cV sworth7s Uig Kocking Chairs or the Ladieb'
size ryou: .vife. Or if you wantto sleep vi: iind
r sr -asy buy one of the Raleigh Wiv Spring Mr
trer best in the world, or one of the hansonK
lounges. They have them at a11 price?? fnrn ?.00 (
$25, and to make your parlor look np-tosdate and
in style buy a parlor sui. and to fit up a room nice! v
buy one of these handsome suits3'the prices are low.
AIN'T lT THE TRUTH
Yes sir, Wehave everything in the furniture 1:lp.
. Chairs of all descriptions. Tables all sizes and
styles. Big lot of Pictures, Window Shades, Cur
tain Polls, Ladies' Desks, Office Desks, Wardrobe
Sideboards, China Closets and everything to make a
heme pleasant and a wife happy. Beginning from
luday and during the holidays we propose to give io
ech cash purchaser a nice and useful piece of Lui
niture, consisting of Bat Packs, Mus-c Racks, Con.b -
Brush Shelf, Book Shelves, Corner Bracket.-,,
Medicine Cases. What Nots, etc. This is no faV
1 Snre (o. The piires of the articles Trwr-nr'Tne are
liom iC cenrs io i'G. The value ol liie pr-nt will
be governed by the amount of the cash purchase.
These sales will continue until the above mentioned
articles have all been given out. Con e rt once ai d
getthe choice presents,
Yours to Please,
bit & w&mb wamim