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Vol. XIII. No. 213
CONCORD, N. C, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1S96.
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A SUCCESSFUL (VEUaT:;-
SURPRISE MA? PHAGE
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-NOT UNTIL A PHIL
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Wholesale Only to Or.r V' " t !.'.:::-.
Much fear has b?en enter'-ined
by the email merchant of our city
m regard to the S!
puny doing eu:-; here,
tjehef that the prrat svndi?
interfere with the iet;.ul
K F Rice, th. i a,t-r;t for this dis.
icr, told a cta:: !1 i- ported
rHG morning that the oil Company
v::. :ld not br able tc d? :ny local
oU3!neB3 here before the last of
hi iron or the that of Atril and ih-t
They would supply only vhit portua
of tne wholesale trade they could
It wiii oe at "least three month?,
nd possibly longer, before the tank
is in readiness to accommodate its
MUlc 5iii J!2.i :';. .-.-
Yic: day nu.-n.U g
came to town t; at liuit
f p 1-) r
C Moore, of Ci
' PrtsMy ami Jliss F.ttn roo'ircno
MrHle One l ast -VIkIiI.
Dr. George W Pressly wa3 ixir-'
jried Tue.fdy night to Miss Etta
1 - Loc'irae at the residence of the
,er, worM not live ride's mnther, xMrs. M W Cociir-ie,
8 K 1
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ron p" t h 3 ivj.
day the happy
cppsful op; JUU
West Fifih ttreei, at S:30 o'ci-ck,
aved tba little gin ner inc.
by Kev. John T Chalrrier 0 m ' v
.. tie gpeci-ji friendd of the bride ana I i A f
ca,a na-:-; - room wet8 present. It wa e"-U''
Last ediK. -'y
wLn eomo a.in, Llirtba
swallowed a eram or two. ;ue De
to catch he r bic. ..!. r', 35 if
ahe wcr? choked, Boon after band
ling the corn. Her mother b, came
alarmed, and brought her to towr.
Drs. Winchester and Or 'bam ex-1
amined her, and decided that iheie
waa no corn in her throat. Bat she
grew sicker from day to day, till
early Monday her life was despaired
For Over Filly Yours
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
b u-cd for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their child
ren while teething, with perfect suc
cesa. It poothes the cni!d, oftenf
the gutuo, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the beat remedy for
Diarrhoea, It will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by
druggisty in every part of the world.
Twenty-fiye cents a bottle, Be sure
and ask for "Mrs. Vinslow3 Sooth
lLg Syrup," and take no other kind.
Pc'ed that the raarritge would lake
place at the Associate .Reformed
Presbyterian- church just befoie
prayer mreting, bat the couple
wanted to eurprice their fritnds,
and called in Mr. Chalmers and had
the knot tied at home. Not even
!did the boarders in the houje ko;;
that the marriage w.3 t take place
until the minister arrived. The
bride is beautiful, her special beauty
oeing her eyes of charming blu(
do! miff (ii
Ino doubt about it we -are better fixcu
please ou in Olothin than we have ev
of. The four doctors mentioned J and she nRS a ho of friends in and
above held a conation and con-
out of Charlotte.
Titckvon ;:aii!iJarll Dcatl.
Jackson Earnhardt, of No. 4
township, aged '60 years, died at his
home Tuesday night after a brief
illuesa with typhoid fever. Mr.
Earnhardt was a on of Caleb Earn
harit and was a study, substantial
farmer, Hi3 remains were interred
at Mt, Olivet church burying
grounds this (Wednesday) afternoon
The deceased leaver a wife ond
four small children to mourn his
death. Our sympathy goea out to
the bereaved ones in their time of
eluded to cut into the caiid throat ! The room i3 one of Charlotte's
and see if there was? anything then;, j -'essf ul physicians. Dr. Prtssly
Dr. Wilder, ripe from the Houston J came to Charlotte over two years
case, at ouce taid that the litt.e girljao, and has bten practicing medi
had something in u'r throat. He during his stay in the city, lie
used tho knife, and the grain of
corn flew cut on the floor. The
child stood the operation well and
is now doing nicely. She began to
brighten at once. It was a happy
scene about Mr. Moore's just after
the operation. Charlotte Observer.
TO t'L'KK A.l'OLl) 13 38 E AY
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the
money it it fails to cure. 25c.
Men's Suits, latest and
A IIo;ise!iolvi ecsMity.
Cascarets Candy Cathartic, the
most wondertui medical discovery
of tne age, pleacant and refreshing
to the taste, act gently and positive
ly on the kidneys, liver and bowels;
cleansing the entire system, dispel
colds, cure, headache, fever, habitual
constipation and biliousness. Please
bay and try a box of C. C. C. to day,
10, 25, 50 cents. Sold and guaran
teed to cure by all druggists.
Willi Dl!t: nlly a Fire Was Avoided,
"Hoboes retreat" the old dummy
Hue coach, came near being the
u:e cause of a great and disastrous
l;re Tu.-j;day afternoon. Several
tramps gathered up an abundance
of loose coal around the depot and
entered the coach, i. which is a
stove. After making a roaring lire
the men dcz d eff, and in a few
minutes awoke to find the wails of
the coach on lire. With a mighty
effort the.y bueuueded in extinguish
ing the ilamc, nnd forthwith took
to their heels, going: South. TUo
car stands just in rc".r of the C-.ibnrf
rus cotton mills, and had fire gotten
h fG.i"!-7 good "tart, a reat conlli
granon ir. -bt have been the result.
To Take Advantage of Our
School and llusiness ilpcuiu.
One drawing card for the town of
Concord is her excellent echoole,
both public and private. Many of
the citizens recently locating here
come for the purpece of giving their
children tutoring that could not be
obtained at the district or country
83hool. Mr. L K Tucker, a pros
perous farmer and merchant of
Stanly county, has mo ed to this
city to educate hi3 children and to
go into busmen. 1: is yery likely
that Mr. Tucker will hang oul h:3
shingle as one of our foremoji grc
cerymen. A better location for excellent
schools and busiuess enterprises of
all kinds is nard to find aud we
welcome all stran"3 to tb's field,
knowing it to be a 0cd one
Pit r isln rlMiis Here.
The foiiuwing list of young Sal
ibaiians were among the many
guests at the New South Club recep
tion Tuesday night: Misses Ran
kiii, White. Boyden, Mrs. Reisner
and Mesors. Ernest Brown, J H Mo
Neeley, W R Linton and R L
Those who have used Dr. King's
New Discovery know its value and
those who have no' havo now tho
opportunity to try it free. Call on
advertised druggist and ot a trial
bottle free. Send your name and
address to H E jhicklon & Co-.
Cmeao, and eret a Fjmiole box of
Dr. King's Now Lifo Ihiis frco, as
well as a copy of Guide toHoalthand
Household Instructor free. All of
which is guaranteed to do you
good and cost you nothing. Fots
zer's Drug store.
At Hie Fir; Presbyterian flnireli I -
Rev. L A McLiurin, of Spru:e
Pine, N C, the Presbyterian evan
geliat of Mitchell and WantauK.
counties, the field formerly occupied
by Rev. K P. Pell, will spak in the
lirst .PreebyterUn clurch at the
usual prayer meeting service tonight
at To'clock. Tomorrow (Thursday)
night Rev. McLiurin will address
the congregation . at Rocky River
church, m No. 1 township.
is now associated with Dr. C M
Strong in the medical profession,
He is a valued member of Charlotte
Lodge No. 88, I. 0. 0. F., and has
made quite a hose of friends in the
city. Charlotte Observer.
lieills: and Crescent Sotes.
We wish all a happy New Year
Mr. L W Brown and family of
Cannonville, were visiting at Mi.
Rufua Fisher's, S- day night.
Mr. Rufus Hendron, who is teach
ing the public school at Oak Grove,
will teach a singing school at Lower
Stone on Saturdays. Mr. Hendron
is an ezcelh nt amger.
Miss Dora Krimminger, who ha?
been attending school at Newton, is
at home during vacation.
Rev. W H Stubblebine, e,f Salis
bury, preached an excellent sermon
nt 1 wer Stone Sunday evening.
From Isaiah 13:17, "Thine eyej
ehsll see the King in his beauty,
thay shall behold the land that is
very far cfr."
The students of Crescent are
spending vacation at home. The
spring term bcfelns Monduy, January
4. It is thought we will L.:ve some
Mr. J D Brown is erecting a
dwelling house for Mr. Mack Hol
L.st Satarday night while D ,
McNiary was chatting with his girl
some one hid parts of his buggy tu
that he had great trouble getting
his buggy in running condition.
Morat : Dr. ycu must walk, the next
Mrs, Crawford Peeler, who has
been critically ill, we ae glad to
say, is much better.
Misses Lillie 'and Jone Nussrr.an
spent Xma3 in cur midoo.
It is feared that Rv. Cox, of Or
gan charge, will resign his prr-sent
charge. His miiny friends hope he
will remain. "Solomon."
. We guaranteeto save vounioneTr
HATS -AND CAPS FORIEVERYBOD Y.
CANNONS & FETZER
Election returns arenothing compared to th ? -
suits you receive by trading with Dry & Wailsworih,
who are wide awake and uptosdate. People are apt
to believe what they see and the Doubting Thomases
can be quickly conyinced,of the truthfulness ard
correctness of what we say by calling at once. 'T;s
only a few days till 'Xmas and everybody i? b-gi::
ning to look around for Santa Clans. His h
quarters this time are at the
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A Good and Valuable Book.
New State Directory for North
Send your address to H E Puck
If & Co., Chicago, and get a free
sample box of Dr. Kine's New Life
Pills. A trial will convince you of
their merits. These pills are easy
in action and are particularly effec
tive iu the cure Of Constipation
ftnd sick headache. For malariaand
fever troubles they have been
proved invaluable. They are guar"
anteed to be perfectly vegetable.
Carolina in limited edition, price So buf 1 - . f t th Rtomar.h
sent postpaid. Order at once of
d&wapll Raleigh, N. C.
and boweis greatly invigoiate tha
fystem. Regular size 25c per box
S jld at Fetzer's Drug Store,
He says if you like comfort and ease buy one of Dry
& Wadsworth's Big Rocking Chairs or the Lrdis'
sizes for your wife. Or if you want to sleep weii nod
rest easy buy one of the "Raleigh Wire Spring Mat
tresses, best in the world, or one of the handsomer
lounges. They have them at all prices from 4,M) to
25, and to make your parlor look np-todate and
in style buy a parlor suit and to lit up a room nicely
buy one of these handsome suits, the prices are low.
AIN'T iT THE TRUTH
Yes sir, We have everything m the furniture line.
Chairs of all descriptions. Tables iVt size- and
styles. Big lot of Pictures, Window Shades. Cur
tain Polls, Ladies' Desks, Office Desks, Wardrobes
Sideboards, CI ir: Closets and everything to make a
home pleasant a::d a wife happy. Beginning from
today and durit :g ihe holidays we propose to give to
each cash purchaser a nice and useful piece of fur
niture, consisting of Hat Racks, Music Racks, Comb
and Lxtish Shelf, Book She! res, Corner -Brackets,
Medicine Cases. What Nots, etc Thio no Lkc
4 Sore Go.'1 The pliers of the articles anrime are
from 15 cents to 6. The value of the present will
be governed by the amount of the cash purchase.
These sales will coi inue until the above mentioned
articles have all been given out. Come atjfonce and