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CONCOKD, N; 0., FR- DA SEPTEMBER 22, 1899.
Single Copy 5 Cents
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THE NEW ; WEAVE MILL.
The BuildinV.Finisked aud the Machinery
Being Placed To Accommodate Fire
Hundred Looms About One Hundred
and Seventy-Five Hands to Be Em
ployed. Ere long the new weave mill
oftheOdell Manufacturing Co.
will be a real thinarid will be
turning off every day hundreds
of yards of cloth. The building
is now finished and hands are
hnsv Duttinsr in the machinerv.
This is mill No. 5 and stands Aleck Hartsell, who has a repu
to the rear of the" present row. tltlon fr recovering bicycles,
It is a large building with a di- to investigate the matter. 'The.
mension of 127 feet by 230 feet. neSro .as found but his right
It is. a two-story building with aVname was Li3e Bost and not
tower. At "the south end of the 'John Harris, and no .crop
building is the engine and boiler .belongs, to- him on the McCub
roouis, and also the slasher bins land. He was brought here
room. The remainder of the to u Thursday night, y Mr.
large building is one room and Hartsell found him near Saw, in
will be filled entirely with looms. ' Rowan county.
Five hundred looms will be ' T Z ST' " '
, James Deaton Dies Suddenly.
placed m it, giving ample room .
for aisles. These will De in the ! Qn Thursday, evening shortly
upper story of the building, the after 6 o'clock, Jas. Deaton, of
lower one to be used as a large this Place who was working for
storage room. ' the Queen City Printing Com-
The dimensions of the boiler pany in Charlotte, died at his
i.i " ii 'I -j. i hnmfi nn "Rrp.vard atrp.At,. TTa
room, wmcn wm coniam two,
100-horse , power boilers,
28 by 30 feet. In. the engine
room, with dimensions of 30 by
40 feet, will be placed a 200
horse power Corliss engine.. . To
the east of the engine room will
be found the slasher room where
improved machinery has been
purchased one for sizing white
material, the other one for
colored. This room measures
30 bv 80 feet. "
This five hundred lot of
Knowles & Crumpton looms that
will be placed in this large new
building, which Supt. Coble will
place in the hands of Mr. E D
McCollum, means that about 175
more people will be given em
ployment on that hill, which
with an average of five to the
family, will necessitate the
Tenting of thirty-five houses.
AViththis addition Mr. Robt.
F Coble, superintendent oE the
five mills, will have under his j
ca 1 Qift immfl wT-h i rr,
mau any uiiiur aupt;iiiii;cxiu.oiiu
in our State has. There are
some companies in the State that
have more looms but all are not
under the supervision of one
As a preventive against fire
a large pump has been placed
near the building, which when
circumstances admit, will throw
a stream often inches in diam
ameter. This pump is never
used only in case of fire and at
least fifty pounds of steam is al
ways on at every hour from the
.time, it once starts, including
Sundays. Three such pumps as
these are on the grounds remain-
mT ifllo nnlT in pqco nf t. firo
Should a fire occur three streams
" LWl mcnes m aiamexer eacn,
yould be turned on at once, be- i
sides the aid of hydrants, four-
teen being on the rounds. i
p m'm- ;
1 Jtluaiis Take Notice! !
All memhprs nf !
To. 51 Knights of Pythias are
l-wtuu LU JXltJtJll 111 VCtOlltJ XI til 1
tonight at 8 o-'clock promptly.
interest PvorvmpmUr will i
ho tnr,oI ? J PI member will
)- ti ansacted tonight. I
C. L. WHITE, C. C. '
The Bicycle Negro Caught.
Quite a long while ago a ne
gro purchased from Swink &
White a bicycle and gave a
mortgage for the payment, a
part of the mortgage being on a
crop he had on the McCubbins
land in Rowan county. When
giving the mortgage he gave his
name as John Harris. By some
means the sellers found that
there was something wrong?
about the matter and they had
home and was well when he left
his work that afternoon. His
mother, Mrs. M G Deaton, and
sister, Miss Jessie Deaton, Qf this
place, were visiting at his home..
He leaves a wife and one child.
He has two brothers living Mr.
Harry Deaton, now editing the
Mooresville Record-Times, and
Julian Deaton, who is employed
In Caton's Hall Tonight.
Tonight the Concord band will
furnish music in Caton's hall
while the good ladies, old and
young, will have prepared ices,
creams,' sherbets, etc., for the
people who attend. It is expect
ed that a good crowd will turn
out and the band will carry out
its part of the. program. The
doors will open at 6 o'clock on
account of the younger children.
The music wUl commence at 8
o'clock, uome out ana neip xne
Four Marshalls from Concord.
Concord will be represented at j
the coming State Fair with four
of our young men. They are
MessrsJoe and Frank Cannon,
and Earl and Luther Brown.
They have accepted the invita
tion. , Mr Luther Saunders and
family and their visitors, Mr. and
Mrs. W. R Payne, are spending
the afternoon in Charlotte. Mr.
Payne, who is visiting Mr. Saun
ders, is the ex-treasurer of Bun
combe county. ;
ROBBED THE G RAVE.
A startling incident, of which Mr.
John Oliver of Philadelphia, was the
snbject, narrated by him as follows:
I was in a most dreadful condition. My
akin was almost yellow, eyes sunken,
nae coated, pain continually in back
and sides, no appetite gradually grow-
ing weaker day by day. Three physi-
ciaUs had given me up. Fortunately, a
sriend advised trying Electric Bitters:'
and to my great joy and surprise, the j
i-lAOW WUIAvj r- -
ment. I continued their use for three
n&Va and am now a well man. I know
they saved my life, androbbed the grave .
f ttJnother victim." No one should fail
try them. Only 60cts., guriateed, at ;
Fetzer's DrugfStore, v
SVorkingfon the New Railroad.
Messrs.'BE Parish, J TDry and
E C Parish, of this county, are
at. work in South Carolina on the
grading of a new railroad. The
new road runs from Orr's cross
ing, on the S. W. & C. railroad,
twenty miles south of Spartan
burg, to Lockhart's Shoals on
the Broad river. The road will
be about fifteen miles long when
? ' sCity of Rome" Strikes an Iceberg.
.The recent collision of the
"tjity of Rome" with an iceber
s forcibly to mind one -of
xrro many dangers to which
transatlantic navigation ' is ex
posed. The weather was foggy
and a rain had just ceased fall-
ing when an iceberg was sighted
near at hand, and the ship was
slowed Sbmx to quarter speed
Shortly'aftor this a massive berg
luuiueu up uver liio yu w ui mo
liner and before the engines
could be reversed she struck,
and her bow lifted several feet,
the vessel finally sliding back
into the water again.
Fortunately she sustained no
damage beneath? the waterline,
the only marks of the ; encounter
being Her crushed figurehead
and a bent bobstay. Ex. ...
Mr. S. J. Lowe, of Charlotte,
is here today.
Mr. Jno. W Cook went up to
Greensboro this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. W R Odell
spent today in Charlotte.
Mr. J L Crowell went to
Lexington on a busines trip.
Mr. Jas. L Kendall, of Gas
tonia, arrived here last night.
Mrs. E C Barnhardt went
over to Charlotte this morning.
. Mr. Percy Jones, of Nor
folk, arrived here this morning.
-Miss Fannie Strieker is
spending the afternoon in Char
lotte. Rev. CJ Woodson, of Gates
ville, N. C. is registered at the
Morris hotel today.
Dr. Rqbt. S Young went over
to Charlotte this morning. He
will return this evening.
A. FRIGHTFUL BLNDEUR
. Will often canse a horrible Burn,
Scald, Ont or Bruise. Bucklen's Arnica
Salve, the best in the world, will kill the
pain and promptly heal it. - Cures Old
bores, Fever Sores, Ulcers, Bcils, Fel
ons, Corns, all Skin Eruptions. Best
Pile cure on earty. Only 25 cts. a box.
Hnre. guaranteed. " Sold at Fetzer's
A fell line
1. 1 Ms.
1 1 b.t a
The predoDiriating feature nf this dsess
goods stock is the vastness of the assortment.
There is hardly a taste that ce,n not be suited
; WWM,vur r J
Fine assortment 3 t'of skirting
goods--Crepons in black and col-
org a S Well aS the neW Gdf PlkldS
, t n - , i . n yi o
j all moderately priced from 48c.
, -j;o SI. 50 Per Vard. '
Our fall Silks and Velvets are
here m all their beauty- TafFetta silks at
49c-, 75c. and 98c- per yard. Our line of
W6,ist silks at 48c., 75 c; and 98c per yard
are beyond description. Velvets in almost
any shade desirable
Drt ss Linings
This is a department much neg
lectectby" ma merch
can fill every little want. We
handle the very best qualities
such as we can reccommeud and
guarantee as to color, etc. All
shades of Oriental and Near silks
at 15c. and 25c. yd. Percalines,
Selicina, Wiggin, Haircloth, Can
vas, both linen and cotton, Crino
line, Buckrum, Elastic Duck and
anything else you want in the way
At last the carpenters are away.
Heeded changes have been inade
tnroughout the store. Oiir fall
and winter stock of Dry Goods,
N otions, etc. , are in and we invite
you to look over our autumn dis
Qood: Business! '-' -
Wo hiive been strictly in it for the past three
weeks. We are e xpecting every day another
Gar of Furniture,
f- : :; Car of Stoves, Car of -Spring, and lasr, but not
least, Car of Chairs. ' r
It keeps us moving but wa arc movers, you know, and if yon
will keep your eyes on the southeast corner of the fiist page of The
Standard we will keep you posted follow our instruction, re will
do the rest. Come and Bee if we dbnt.
BELL, HARRIS & CO.
P. f?. Like tLe miller of old
the nice pictures until we ban servo
i 1'8iei mm !
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we tiva in turis. Lok at
cu. . Bell, Harris & Co.