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C0NC011D, N. C, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. H)9.
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ISatl Report from Cuba.
j tho United States would serve ! c
lbv. J 00 Munday ism A dispatch from Xpw York just as well. Cuban political ns j
;Jst and is hooked for a reports William Willis Heard, and office-seekers want indepon-J
in the opera house to- general manager of tho Cuban in- donee. Any method of giving;
v oveninir at 3 o'clock, dustriai relief-fund, and who has , them offices would satisfy them.
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.hnidiiv is professionally lust returned from Cuba, as me ouik or me people wam 01 ly
1 evan.urlist, though form- saying:
actor. Mates 01 ''Cuba is 111 a p:hfu state. In-
r.d dt'ii ai inert
be ad- st(ad oT a rainv se s. -n, (Jul a has
had a drouth.. Not since 18-11
has there . been such long con
tinued dry woa'iher during the
summer. The result has been
disastrous. rJ United States
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a chance. . o earn iivinsr. An
thing other than Spanish rule
will suit. ' bom.
"Anyone who denounces the j j
Cubans ;..s a dir. . . lazv, vrorth- J
less people, is guihy of slanner
Anyone who ass ;ri' ; that the Cu
ban will not Aver;
out ;:"ic vv!.e:!ge
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(' v felt , tlie corn crop wo'.:--; bve bee
i;' in ilio no.-
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. s'lOl.ii- i o " p
fh of hh. eloqmmce, pitifullv small, for it was .planted i '" . '
, . , , 1 tliom have m.siste
si)(;ken : in dribbles hT, Mid t hro on I he.
:. :-,ome o!
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in their hearts ; outskirts of th.-4 to
ill ihev droi)i;ed tii;:b
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- . tbiromrh sheer iat igne.
out ns to come. lie ; i)e()!e who had no means oi do- ! , .p , :n (,.r
1 1 ; ban will work :1 auvone ill gi
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ya master hand p-a-j ing any better. The weather
.'ioouent and humorous.
eisode in one's life,
;. be forgotten, to bi one
by the Aid of the Ladies.
,u! libers of people came out
i night to Caton's hall and
- iied the festival given by
hI ladies of our town for
tit of the Concord band,
wh with its twenty pieces was
. - A upon the stage and fur
;rd delightful music for its
yens. It was the ladies of
own who put forth their ef
in this wav to help to per
; rei organization . which is
i d to every town and of
ike band is under many
.--ions to them and also to
(,-n'S who showed their dc-
hrlp it along by the pat
.,and asks us to extend its
also to Messrs. Swiuk &
;oid leib Harris it Co.
; -r for the use of dishes
h'.'er tor the use of their
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. ' 1 Cotton Seed in h nuuul
';' ; vers of co:1 oi) :iud cotton
e on the streets! bese days
ibeir eyes on all wagons
' t v.vn. Several buyers
!i materials are on .the
-'S representing different
b The price of cotton seed
oi.;i, .1 Friday at 16 cents and
re uu day closed 3 cents
; j'aid for a load.
b:r i iopst weighed 110 bales
01 ( :)tun on that day. Most of
il !'i"'ht 0.50 but some brought
late that evening. Mr.
); i'!. after making his calcu-l?-;-on.
predicts that the number
this month here will be short
' v-en 800 and 1,000 bales. Oc
u,1',:r was the biggest cotton
:: ;-bi last year.
hurorin reiiorts s Mow inn; leoi
best of the corn crop in a few
favored localities will yield not
more than 15 per cent.
"On our relief farms we have
better corn than any that I
have seen in Cuba, due, no
doubt, to the fact that wo put
more labor on the growing crop
than any one else was able to do.
We have one field that will give
a full crop, another that will
give three-quarters of a crop
and third that will produce
from a third to a half.
"Business in cities is desper
ately dull. The hotels are empty,
restaurants are idle and all small
affairs are lifeless. Large busi
ness concerns are scraping along
as best they may in the hope
that the future of the island may
bo definitely settled.
"The gradual withdrawal of
the American troops has materi
ally lessened the amount of
money in circulation. The
hectic Hush of unreal prosperity
which many persons mistook for
genuine prosperity kas died out.
! him a chance.
Mr. (ieorgc Moose Dead.
Some days ago it was noted in
the Mt. Pleasant correspondence
! that Mr. George Moose, an aged
man of that place, was very low.
About midnight Friday night he
died. Mr. Moose was a good citi
zen of tho county and until lately
lived several miles east of Mt.
Pleasant. He leaves a wife and
nine children. Mr. A W Moose,
the druggist at Mt. Pleasant, is
one of his sons. Another one of
his sons, Dr. J W Moose, arrived
here tho week before from
THE BEST PliESCRIPTIOX FOR
and fever is a bottle ct Grove's Taste
less Chill Tonic. Never fnila to cure;
Then why experiment with woitlil'-s
imitations? Price 50 cents. 'oiir
money back if it fails n cure.
Mr. Will Pown Is lien; today.
Our mil Silks arc. "v
h.ra m nil their beauty
4-Qn.. 7Fn. n.nrt QHa t.by V&rd. Oui
Waist silks at 48c. , 75c. and 98c ner yard
are beyond descri tion. Velvets in almost
any shade desirable.
This is a department much neg
lected by many merchants. We
cn fill every little want. "We
handle the very best qualities
such as we can reccommend and
guarantee as to color, etc. Ad
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, ?;nd
anything else you want in the way
At last the carpenters ai
'O ct vV
There can be no return ot pros
-nerit v in Cuba until the 1 armors j tu.ined home this moi-meg ;o
have leen helped back to their 1 short visit
Baxter Cillon n ( ! j pw
Grove si)ent hist niL'-hl iv.-n'. '-;bUv;U lsls.dvl&Ks& V O U - . -
....-.-...o-itbroiisliout tne store, uur
i wmter stock oi i.;?'y ic
otions, etc., are m a
"In the country the desolation
wrought by war and Woyler still
continues almost without abate
ment.. The big planters have
been able to do only a little to
ward the rehabilitation of their
A FRIGHTFUL BL?DEUK
Will bfleii cause a horrible liurii,
nu M:imi ('jiujrht in the Machinery.
:;- Monroe Thornburg, of
' :' ( -ivillo, was so unfortunate
h) i(,so jis rjrht hand Friday
:'"n';Kiii wliile at work in the
u'p;irtment oi tne uun
' ,,;;Hs. By some means his
ri v,;;s caught in the ma
n n' bV' mushing if so badly that
was amputated. It was
b ' '1cl just above the wrist.
Scald, Cut or Bruise. Bnckleu's Arnica
Salve, the best in the wor.U, will bill the
pain and promptly hxl it. Cures Old
bores, Fever Sores, Ulcers, Bcils, Fel
ons, Corns, all Skin Eruptions. Bst
Pile cure on party. Only 25 cts. a box.
Onre eruarnnteed. Sold at Fetzer's
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properties. They have as yet , Store.
been unable to obtain money -
with which to resume operations.
Money will not be forthcoming
until the political conditions are
"The sugar and tobacco grow
ers favor annexation as a busi
ness measure. Free trade with
BOBBED THE GRAVE.
A startling incident, of which Mr
John Oliver of JPhliladelphia, was thb
subject, is narrated by him as follows:
I was in a most dreadful condition. My
skin was almost yellow, eyes sunken,
tonque coated, pain continually in back
and sides, no appetite gradually grow
'in" weaker day by day. Three physi
cians had given me up. Fortunately, a
sriend advised trying Electric Bitters:
ami to my great joy and surprise, tne
iirst bottle made a decided improve
ment. I continued their use for three
weeks, and am now a well mau. I know
thoy saved my life, and robbed the grave
. ti'm " Tr flTlft should tall
to try them. Only 50cts., gunateed, at 1
ivou to look over our autumn cas-
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We have been strictly in it for th oast three
wtrfks. We me xpecting everv day another
Car of Furniture,
Cct ot Stoves, Car of Springs, a but not
lefi&r, Car of Chairs.
It keeps us moyin.7 but we xcu movers, yon know, and if ydt
will keep your eyes on the southeast corner of the fiist pae of Thu
Standard we will keep you posted follow our instruction, vo will
do the rest. Come and see if we don't.
BELL, HARRIS & CO.
P. p. Like the miller oi old vre -Mvin turrp. Lo k jtt
the nb-e pictures until we can servo you. Cell, Harris y Co.