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CONCOHD, N. C, T ES DAY, OCTOBER 17,1899.
Single Copy 5 C.J.i
A 'EGKO ESCAPES.
SERVED HIM RIGHT,
After Tm Years a Crininal Is Captured
and Eca; cs the Second Time-Per-sonals.
Written for The Standard.
China r.vovE, Oct. 16. Mr.
John Plaster, who was living
with Mr. Bing Beaver, of this
place, died Saturday evening.
lie was buried at Enochvillo
Rev. Henderson X Miller and
:uni a I
t ' j a t IV.:
". il H .
Pleasant, are vis-
r.s. I F Patterson's,
iiicr held services at
'itii r m church Sunday
r ;,i;:lr;;S E L CllUrcll
Charles. Watkins, of
l ! '. spent Sunday here
Mrs. Summer ville, of Durham,
is slopping at Dr. J B Gartner's.
M i ,. G oorge Winecoff returned
to Albemarle Saturday morning,
a tier s tending a week at her
Mr. Arthur Ford, of States
ville, spont Sunday with her sis
ter. Miss Flora Sechler.
Mr. Robert Lafferty, of David
son college, is spending some
time with his father, Dr. J S Laf
ferty. A number of our young people
attented communion services at
Tom Scott, a negro, who was
arrested for stealing cotton seed
from Mr. Efird about two years
ago, and escaped, was caught by
Policeman Smith, Saturday even
ing. On their way to jail the
negro Hi a Je his escape again.
Tastor Oney Gets a Pounding.
The people of St. Andrews
congregation have been sitting
quietly and letting their pastor
say what he pleased now for
some time. But they have been
laying for him a good pounding.
They built a place in which to
keep him and put him into it
Monday with the implied com
mand, "Now abide there!" But
they were not yet done with himfl
and .when the evening shades
gathered around, they gathered
in and made it warm for him.
Ho is of that hardy Virginia
stock that bears up well, so he
survived, and is jolly in antici
pation of augmented avoirdupois'
and his spirits are light and gay
as a prospective bridegroom's.
Complimentary to Mrs. II M Harrow.
The Henderson Gold Leaf has
the following to say of Mrs. H M
Barrow, of this place, who has
beon at that place visiting:
"Mrs. Herbert M Barrow, of
Concord, one of the moat devoted
of the "Daughters," as she is
one of the most lovable of wo
men, is attending the convention
this week. As a young lady
(Miss Maggie Garret, of Halifax,)
Mrs. Barrow7 wTas a frequent visi
tor to Henderson and her pre
sence gives pleasure to her many
friends and admirers among our
citizens. With her bright and
beautiful little daughter Adelaide
she is the guest of Mrs. Man
Taken to Statesville for Trial.
Mr. .Tas. S Free, of Asheboro.
Messrs. Colin Miller and H S I who ls in the revenue service,
Sechler spent Sunday in Salis
H l in Tro'iMe Tow.
' i rv ha m V agoner, a young man
of Chesr, S. C, son of the J W
Wagoner who is confined in jail
for retailing whiskey here a num
ber of months ago, is in trouble
n:?re io'.v, and was jiut in jail
also Monday night. The officers
got hold of the fact that this
young man was attempting to in
duce the witnesses against his
lather to leave the town that
nitiht. beputy Townsend and Po
i; .t'oi.nson went to the de-
t and found the fellow and
a 1 the two witnesses. They were
brought up town and the young
fellow. Wagoner, was tried. He
' -i o jail to await trial in
thec,ur: house, and the wit-n'is'"-
wore bound over for
; : pearauce at the trial.
The charge against this young
'; an is now a serious one and it
!s vl that the officers were so
' -ll capture the fellow
before the train arrived that
came here Monday night to take
Geo. M R Clineto Statesville for
trial for violating the revenue
laws. Geo. Ciine has been con
fined in our jail here for four
months, and it is thought that,
owing to the fact that he has
been confied here so long,
his sentence will not be very
j Committees Appointed to Secure Homes.
The four ministers of the
Methodist churches here, to
gether with a number of the
stewards -of the churches, met
Monday night and appointed com -mittees
to secure homes for the
ministers and delegates that will
be here next month to attend the
Conference of the Western North
Carolina district. At present
317 people have expressed their
intention pf coming. The minis
ter of each church with two stew
ards, compose the committees.
Central M. E. church has three
Stewards appointed with their
Jitff.:J Foreman Not Gnilry.
Thp cse of the - State vs Jno.
Q foreman and J C Black for an
affray was tried Monday after
noon, i Hon. Theo. F Kluttz and
Judge Montgomery spoke in de
fence of Mr. Foreman, while
Solicitor Rush prosecuted. Mr.
Black submitted to his' part of
the affray. Judge pobinson
completed his charge to the jury
at 6.30 in the evening. The jury
rendered their verdict that Mr.
Foreman was not guilty. It will
be remembered that this affray
occurred at Brown's. stables that
afternoon before the shooting
affair of that night several months
Oflicers for the Company Elected.
A meeting of the Cabarrus
Black Boys was held in their
armory Monday night. This
meeting was held for the pur
pose of electing the commissioned
officers. Mr. Eli Coldston was
elected as their captain, Andrew
Grier first lieutenant, and Garah
Caldwell second lieutenant.
He Gets His News Directly.
Mr. W G Boshamer, who is
manager of the market qnota
tations for Murphy & Co., of
New York, is not satisfied with a
wire from Richmond, Va., and
his company now has a wire
running into his office directly
from NewT York, and he gets the
quotations in no way curtailed.
Mr. S W McDuffie, a telegraph
operator, arrived here Monday
night from Roidsville to take
charge of the instruments.
Mr. Gray Barber returned
to Charlotte last night.
Miss Pearl Brown will leave
tomorrow morning to attend the
Misses Constance dine and
Chassie Brown returned to Eliza
beth College last night,
For wr FUttr Yeftr
Mrs. Winslow 8 Soothing Syrup -lias
been used for over fifty years by rail,
lions of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success. It
soothes the child, softens the ,'ums.
allays all pain, eures wind colic, and is
the best remedy for Diarrhoea. It witl
relieye the poor little sufferer immedi
ately. Sold by druggists in every part
of the world. Twenty-five cents a bot
tle. Be sure and ask for 'Mrs. -Win-
slows Soothing Syrup,", and tnkv no j
Two of the
This time it is a Big Hat Sale.
Some days ago we had a big shoe sale which
was a grand success because ,eor.ie tound
just what they expected. We advertised
bargain shoes had bargain shoes, and sold
bargain shoes. Commencing next Fviday,
Oct. 20th, we will put on our counters 500
Sample -Hats at less than manufacturer's
cost. We bought them cheap and arc going to
sell them the same way. We sav that we will
seel you hats at Half -Price and we mean it.
The sizes are mostly 7 and 71. So if you have
the big head iust a little you can get favored.
They will be placed on counters m the front
of the store same as our shoe sale. EacL lot
will be carefully marked and you can make
2.50 and $3.00 hats go at 1.48. 2.00 and
2.25 hats go on counter for the small price of
1.25. 2.00 hats and 1.50 go on the 98 cent
counter. Other Men's hats as low as 25 cents,
worth double the price. Just think 500 mens'
hats and no two alike. Oh, my, want we have
You never saw such Prices as we will have
on line hats. You want to be here Friday or
Saturday for Monday you might have to take
These cool mornings should push your thoughts towards
Undorwear and we are just the people to fill your wan,.-,. We an -
doubt edy have the most complete line to be found an ! ihe )rice-..
to be sure, we make them O. K. Friday we expect lo throw
out one case of 25 dozen Mens' Heavy Fleeced Ribbed Shirts and
Drawers, sold everywhere at 50c. a garment, for a few days at tho
special price of 39c, or 75c. a suit, -Everything in Women's and
Childrens Underwear, wool or cotton. Big values hitched onto
small prices. ;
l. PARKS & COMPANY.
Colin ia Comes in Ahead.
Tlv first race between the Co
nib:.. -( the Sh
('och. holiday, and the wind
'' linni , . n. , r t
- -..iivi ui uie Li iSil
Th Conwrt ext Tuesday Midit.
Quite an amount of good music
, has been recently obtained by
the band and it is their intention
to give a concert on Tuesday
niirht of next week in Caton's
I hall. There will also bo some
vocal music in tho program by
some of our best home-talent.
amrock was THE BEST PKFOK-"PTfOX FOR
a i i ton
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m t tresses
tlMiiliru -s St to (IodliinK.
It a to ketii) vonr r-ltLoo
A. . " J V l 1 IV. T
ftvd fever is a bottle: Grove's Tasto-
lebrf Chill Tonic. N"evor f;is tn cure;
I Thon why osperiment wi- i wortiB8
jirtiitationi? Price 50 centH. Your
Tr.oru'v buck if it fails. to cure.
CUKE A C)'.0 IN
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Worlds of Matresses' m stock and a !r-olid car of 100 on the
way. Like Zeb Vance's whiskey all Matteresses are
good but some are better than others. oee our ivoyai
Felt, Acraa Spring, Perfection. Sea M.ss. Pine Fiber,
(."urled Hair, Cot ton. Cotton and Husk kt f but by no
meausjleast our Rico Straw with cotton top. the Mattres
for the millions. We have Mattresses to spare. Con
feroiiceis coming. Don't forge u.-. We are unloading a
solid car of Beds today- Solid c of S-)ri:'r- last w:eU.
We are at your service.- T '" a 'oolc :-.t our lino
Car)ets. We are agents for J. A
Manufacture of the United States
,f "Pob o?i. .he larrest
' If von hM ven't time t.
1-ci-s Xo. 12.
-..li an., pressed by Alexander,- Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. I n rr s
" ,Jon(' Satisfaction ,i All draprsists refund money if it fails to ( ; ! 13 a H S J c' (
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