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SALISBURY. N C, THURSDAY HAY ,10. 1894.
VOL. II U It I II SE iiiiis.
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Cotria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher prescription for Infants
AnCLCliiidren. It contains ncltner Opium, Blorphine nor
other Korcotic substance. It Is a lurmless. suostituto
for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil,'
jt is Pleasant. It guarantee is thirty1years use by
'Millions of Blothers. Castoria is the Children's Panacea
V i. -.
Utbc Iotlicrs Friend.
lewcujKMfci superior to an pnencriptioa
2L A. A Benin, ja. v..
1 A Sjo. OxTunl St. I Brooklyn X. T.
ta nu rit w well kntwTi that it tfe;xn wk
of auiK-rc n get in t: cmlurso it. Tvm an ttio
tote:iii-rtit f.'-rU'Jps wh lo not kotp Cactoria
'w. York City.
f ' fntornil aod Externa!.
CTO joilumatisii. neural
; l.jk, Liune Puck, Sprains, Uruisef
KrliiiL. Islifl-Jiilliti C0iI0ftlMJ
ii.CHAU,S toistniHiy. -. Cliolera Mor
f 'liv&;iaaiiOACIili as If tymogiA
1 I10B3E BHAND,
EfTfWy .prepared foi
the njortPowerJul aiirl tVnetiatinKl.inloifntXor Mar;
: ur iA3.tn. '. rxjjJfDi-. uurgit w
' JOHNSON'S ORIEMTAL SOAP.
r iladlcatatd aul Toliut. Tk Oret Skin Cura nc:V
Faeo Caavtifiar. Ladia wul find It e coos';
H fjolicat nd hlghty perfumed Xoilet Soap or
lb mark. lt:s ..bso!utey puo- Hakes th
ainaoft aad !vety im roKfcnros the lort com
elaxioni 1 a lu-tury for thoBathfrr Infnnts.
j It aU.y itchlntr, clfnte tho turnip an! promotes
- tncf trowtS of kur. Price 25c For sale by
e Community Shocked.
tt eveufnir. justi after" tea, while 'Mr. f
Thoraiio jiariiuau, a pcotuiueut and lug hi- ;
tilM:cUed citiusn, appareutly id the-bebt of !
iical Ui and npiriU, w;u reading a newpair,
kh hliaec kuddenlj ftti) lu tUe flour ; lie :
juc1 oue ttaqd over hik heart, gasped, and :
' tank back in Uia vliai. svidenily uncon
auuiUs, I'tu! lamiJy were trkken with con-aWru-ttioo,
aud immediately summoned a ;
puyMciau. Rut it Wait too jate. The o.ld
fnUeuiii) was dead. Z'hvsicians gave heart j
iliMaae the caue.'' Zro"i; lleruld.
jkverj day the papers contain statements
jiiiiiUr to the above, luvea youth is no de- ;
fMe against heart disease, and the awful :
rpiJit -ith which it is claiming victims :
tortus iion all a conviction of its prevalence. .
, Header . if you have a- symptom of this .;
rf('diiieae do not hesitate a moment in
' tending to it. Delav is al wave dangerous, :
.n in heart disease too often fatal. Some
tvinptotns of heart disease are shortness of
,aatU, - fluttering; -or pal pitation, pain 'or i
teulrnes.t in Irft iiide. shoulder, or arm, ir- ;
rclr pal,' smotheriftg, weak or kungry '
rl. faintrng f eUa, dov, etc.
rif Ravon. York. Pa., xvrltpn: "I mifTerod
rn hoirt lWe 22 ynw. Frequently my;
- hrt wmiW Win inj'vnp itito mv mouih.and my :
niiVHi mM'le tne r.ry inplani-holy. PhyMcistis ;
va m n ntiif. I hecm? no much wor tht ;
wunnt xfM-rft to Itvef but w induced a '
M riort v w nr. Mile'iNew Heart Cure. Tin '
-vA 'ly H?i r-tlv rllevfi1. and t the en
V ii Ax I Mi Ilk a king. My gratitude is too
: At .: ftrwwinn."' i I
J-.h RopVwU. Hnlontiwn, Pa., airpd 1
- rm. mri " Fwfonr ve"i pvou to beirbi- i
fllth n0 Mil New Hean r:re I w$
jm -c d with baart In a very severe form.
,IU1 UVen all f--llKl (Hr". bnt with no benefit
" I ued Dr. Miles' remedy, one bottle of which ;
; n.l n " ;
J;l ethsrd. Kih Point. la .rnskM the UU
j -lowia? statement: "il wm a'wfeck fr-ra hert
e diH and Momach trouble when 1 hrfnn ndnir
i: t" U Nr Heart rr and Nerve and Liver
vffl.. A 11 Mult of tUlr iik I m well."
Vt. Vila' New ITart Cure U aold br al dVns
f ap'wltira giftr-antee, r ent bv th Dr.;
' MedtcatfVt.; Klkhsrt. lud . on receipt of
Pri. tl per bottle.' bottles for$.s, express pre
M, It ii potrftivelv frre fmm all opiates or
.-."fcirernna dmr. Dr. Mile' NVrra and L'ver
- rtiu. r. vnt per trvT. fire K.Te. fi.no. Vailed
; anywhere. Frea book at druax-iata. or by mail.
or ale lv all Druggists.
rout of eiuployment. or in
a position Hat you do not s -;
) : like? ; Possibly the solic-
iting of Life Insurance is
11 ypur special forte. Many I
I people nave, after trial, :
j , Sbeen f! surprised at their:
Ur I fitness for it To all such
sit has proved a most con-s
i- genial and "profitable occu-1
" : patibni Thci Management s
" -ofthe j r ' z
: m the Department of the
i Carolinas, desires to add s
i to, its force, some geuts s
i of character and ability, s
; Write for I information. :
W. J. Roidcley, Manage
Reck HilL c: r
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Castoria cures Colic, Consfpation,
Sour Stomach, Diarrhoea, Eructation,
KIJIj Worm, circs kIccj, td .romotea dl
" gestion. ; . -Wltltout
injurioua medication. :
"For aevoral ..--year I har reoommesMio
your Castoria, ani shall always contlaua t
io so as it lias invariably produced beneflcia
- , EDwri F. PAancc, 31.
125th Street and TO -Lv3M Knr York City
--I " :
Comxt, 77 Mcuoat Bntaar, Krr York Crt
mb btST ARB
IS THE SAFEST
I EVER MADE. .
; There are singio retail rhc stores in our large
cities whk b.LH):; 2,000 nairj of hnc u duy, making
a net proiit if $25J,O00 a year. Vo Belt sUt.cn low,
. bnt we B?fl a frrcat many jsiir., the; clear profit on
oar fculira', miM'' and children.' slioca U nt kut
ten cents : pnir, nnd on otir rncnx and boy li
1 j C4nt a, uiir. We fhM ctalliiih .hoe lorn In
each of the fifty i:iret cit'est-f the I S.,jtd if
thy sell ou'y &'0 pair of shoes a day the woiild
earn $ i2", '( n year. We hould bo siUii t pay a
yearly dividend if 9 i.C-l a h:i r.-, o r o vit .' per t-rnt.
a year on thtf inv. ftmci.t. - Wc !! thtr etock'nt 10
a share. The jrtce iniiNt Inex il.ibly I c much mora
than tlftaiskare. Ko nn;k l:ascvcr been sold at
IcM tauiithi.1 Jprice, which ii V. pnr value. t- ck
lion-asseM&ble. liicorpratcil. t'aiiittl S!,0o,oie.
We havd over 1,000 etockhotdcr.,n:id t'lc iitunicr
i incrcatAnjfdaiiy. Soiaccf llie princijial stock
holders a?c: h". S. Wli:ng. K.Y.: I. J. l'ot!r. E-ut ;
S. A.41-.l. JCUirmg"; .!. U. t'si'- !w tliitajt..! W. U.
K.raiiauih, Uittlc ick. Ark.; I. II. l.iili. C'hi-i'u; J. K.
Tumt. Philaa E. Iiardm-j, J. V-t K. J. l'syiir, Jtattle
Crk, Wic. 5 1( r. Hullrtt. Aira.V. X. Y.
Write forla proapectus coutuit:iti the names of
our stockhoftieris eta., i r rul nu orttrr fur tk,
ftteltitintf riinbirr" vhrrk, rnh of taonri fTtlfr.
Order ukentfor one or mom shares. ' 1'rice, $10
a ah are. i'
DEXTER SHOE CO.. 1
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DKITER IR0K CO., I oc'p. Capital, 1 1,090,000.
1IKST SI .SO SUOE IN TI1K WOULD.
'''A dollar taeed is a dollar earned.'
This "Ladles' Solid French llonsola Kid But-
toQrlkHtt dehyered free anywhere tn the U.., on
receipt or uaah. Money Order,
ustal iSote Tor flK).
every way the boots
nit retail stores for
Wo ru-ka this boot
therefore wo auitr
Xbofii, itfle and trmr.
any one is not satisfied
Cfiiina the money
r-cna -t her pai r, OtK-ra
or Common Sense,
fldths V, 1. E, Sc KF,
rici 1 to 8" aiid but
.sis: S-nd yovrh-;
Vt tCltl Fit Ul1.
eeetal terni to ittnif.
Oare&ta, aad Trada-Marks obtained, and all Pat
' ent business conducted for Moocratc Fees. '
.OuaOrrtec isOpposiTC ,0.8. PATtwrorrtcc
y ana we can seenra patent in leas time ibau those
remote from Washington. .
Send model, drawing of photo., with desert p-
, tion. We advise, if patent Mo or not. free of
charge. Oar fee sot due till patent is sc-enred.
A Pamphict. " How to Obtain Patanta," with
names of actual client la your. State, county of
town, aeat free.. Address, f
Off. Patent Orricc. Wash.muton. D. C
Iteliablet better than 'iaasy or Pennyroyal Pills
and all similar medicines. UnaxocUud for Irregular)
ties, fcc, Buocessfully used in thousands of cmks. Jm
sure remedy, guaranteed, never falls. Price ft A
BBequalledaafeguara. ZA.K.ESII BfiAiii
11 -8-SO fliaTKOfc Ath. VII ICO f O, tu.
mmmS '-T-".4p- ia,
Sbtct the Hfs
that is fighting
twn. ' J i
Pat it off, and
writhing- can sare
you. But, if tak
en in umo. Dr.
9's Golden Medical Diacovarr will car.
It must be done through the blood and
the " Diacovery " is tho most potent blood
cleanser, strength-restorer, and flesh-builder
that's known to medical science. The scrof
ulous affection of tho lungs that's called
Consumption, and Try form of Scrofula
and bkwd-tints, all yield to it For WeeJr
Angs, Pitting of Blood,. Bronchitif, Asth-
Ba. and all aavera. UnTBrlnr Mmn-ka If mm
lanequaled remedy. It s tho only one that's
guaranteed. If it doesn't benefit or cure,
m every case, you hay your money back.
Cnnphii2 eje, et any prico, be realty
You pay onlyfor value reQeiVed.
Something elm, that pays the dealer bet
, ter. may be offered as 'iust as aoorL. Pm.
r L At is, for (tiuv, bat jfi can e, for yon,
a.,.,, j. ?:-rV or 1
i 9?r'v.V'9Cif::1 sola in
ic SKua wo win
1 X o.
i mfv-irm. To
THE WEEK IN CONGRESS
Democrats Assume tne Aggressive
In tao Pending Tariff Matter.
HOAR GPEXS UP THE WEEK'S DEBATE.
Appropriation. BUM Coattaoo to Kaa-af
ikm AttMtloo of tfco Honao Karal,
J Krtealtorml ud Iadlaa Bills
j ' la SUHt for tko Woek.
AnTxnTo?f. Mar 7.Immediatelv
alter tle roatine morning business to
dajr, prpbably as early as 11:30 o'clock,
the seniito wiir ro into executive ses
aiba todlcus the Chinese treaty. The
fihancecommittee will meet Tuesday'
moirnin and after giving formal con
sideration to the tariff amendment,'
vrill Teort them back layorably. '
The oarse of debate after Tuesday
is somewhat problematical Tuesday
idr. 11 Ojjir, of Massachusetts, will speak
oh the ending tariff bill, and it is not
unlikely that Mr. Aldriah will address
th senate on the revenue features of
the measure. Last week the" clans 3
fixing the date when the bill shall take
eifisct vas passed over, and when Sat
urday came the discussion was os
tensibly over the second senate com
mittee amendment found in lines A and
? of th opening paragraph, which adds
td the house provision that there shall
be collected on all articles imported
from fdreign countries the words, "Or
withdrawn from consumption," the
rates of duty, etc .
Much of the debate of the week fol-
lowingthe introduction of the amend
ments Will be of an impromptu charac
tet concerning the changes made, and
it will loubtless be the policy of the
mlnoriy to draw out their opponents
by! caustic questions and then embroil
them; ir colloquies as to why and bow
the numerous amendments came to be
made.' f Mr. Harris, if the remarks he
has dropped are correctly interpreted,
w ill insist upon longer sessions, and if
this course is pursued, republicans
will. meeA it with such means as
happen to come to hand. They will
debater the bills at present until 5
o'clock! but after that hour will protest
aguinst the further discussion of the
measure for the day. It is not among
the impossible conditions, that if Mr,
Harris becomes persistent in his desire
for an immediate prolongation of de
bate, a mild system of filibustering may
beaaauguratedby the minority. The
1; week vvllt, no doubt, force to the front
I the line of policy to be pursued by both
aiiies, for the democrats, confident of
their ability now to.ultimately pass the
bill, wll assume the aggressive from
this time on. 1
Appropriation bills will continue to
enga e the attention of the house until
i the calendar has been cleared of moas
: ures of that character. Thera are the
! naval, agricultural and Indian bills in
sight for this week, and the legis-
lative, and judicial and general den
i ciency yet in store with the committ e
; on appropriations to be reported. The
first of the two last named bills will be
' placed on the calendar possibly the first
of next week, but the denciency bill
is not expected before the end of the
mouth.: ' . '
j TARIFF'S FINAL DRAFT.
To Coib promise Bill Jost Completed hy
Senator alouea. Vest and Gonaan.
Washisotos, May 7. Whether the
democrats hare really . come together
and. agTeed to stand by the reconstruc-
is doubted in some well-in
formed qdarters. It has been no light
task that Messrs. Jones, Vest and Uor?
man haye undertaken. All day Satur
day they bent their energies to the
work 6 preparing the final draft of
the compromise bill, assisted by treas
ury experts, and Sunday brought for
them no day of rest. The revision
committee met at 10 o'clock at the cap
itol with an industrious contingent in
the annex, and it was only well on to
wards evening that - a conclusion was
said to have been reached, and the re
vised draft of the concession amend
ments as ready to be sent to the
printing office. With this print of the
proposed amendments all concessions
'end, and the committee is prepared to
stand Of fall by the bill thus amended,
j According to common report, these
changes are very numerous, and in
some cases almost the entire schedule
b&s beeh reconstructed. Especially is
tliis said to be true of chemical sched
ule and iron schedule. '
j j Walter Stanton and his colleagues
from New York, who have been i ere
for the' toast week in behalf of the man
ufacturers of woolen goods was in a
comfortable frame of mind last even
ing, anx from this fact more than any
thing else grows, the belief that the
Woolen'; schedule had been amended
o suit these gentlemen.
JlaWjWool, will, of course, remain on
the f reeflist. A leading member of the
committee, when asked if there was
iny possibility of raw wool being
I witcherl from, the free list, replied
With characteristic candor: "ISot a bit
of it; w have been held up right and
left, but wool still remains free. Were
We to sacrifice that, pray tell me what
would be left of our platform?'
Lfrhe I extremely suggestive secrecy
wbich has accompanied all the impor
tant ebanaea made by the Senate com
fnittce! on the tariff bill is still kept up.
' Outside of three or four senators en
gaged iy formulating the amendments,
It is doubtful ii any. one will know
what they are until they are reported
- 'id the Wnate.
' It is probable that these amendments
fWill be made public soon. If so thev
will I m renorted to the aana.ta bv Mr
bones, of Ark., and referred to the fii-
Linca committee. ' ' i '
I ! I If Another Ueorgla Daily.
Athes. Ga.. May 7. 4The report that
Athens frill have an afternoon daily in
the cof rse of the next few
confirmed today, and arrangements are
mtready 'beinf proscnt4 lor its pubB
, Wtioo, if: - - ' .' ; . ..
GtilftipQ Crj forPitchert JDastoriai
NEWS IN THE SOUTH
The Georgia Editors Meet in Con
vention at Atlanta.
FLORIDA fiAM OFFICERS' TROUBLE.
Casoof Jade Tall r Oooa Oror South Caro
11 aa Kdltora Fcbt a Iial Vrhlta
cap Ex tenaeat In Alabama.
Kali way Surgeons Met. '
Atlanta, Ua., May 7.-Tbe mem
bers of the Georgia. Press associa
tion, met in room 104,' imbali.
at 10 o'ciock this rnorning,5 ! Resident
H.. H. Cabaniss, of the AtlaataourhalT
in the chair. - Many of the editors ar
rived, yesterday and last night, and the
session is well attended. At 4:)0 o'clock
this afternoon, the editors, and wives ol
quite a number, left for a two weeks
excursion to the City , of Mexico. The
itinerary will be as -follows: Atlanta
to Montgomery, via the Atlanta and
West Point; thence , to Jvew Orleans
over the Louisville and Nashville,
thence through the sugar planting dis
trict over the Texas Pacific to Long
view, Texas; thence over the Interna
tional and Great Northern to San, An-
vonio, ana on vo lareao; tnence over
Captain Raoul"- road, the Mexican Na
tional, to the1 Citv of Mexico. :
It is expected that the party will ar
rive in the City of Mexico early Satur
day morning, and after three or four
days' stay, will return very nearly over
ue same route.
The directors of the Piedmont Expo
sition company have commissioned the
Georgia editors to invite Presiaent Diaz
and his cabinet to visit the Cotton
States and International Exposition
next year. They have letters of intro
duction from the secretary of state and
from other distinguished people of this
country to many prominent people of
Officers of a Florida Bank fa Trouble.
Jackson villa;, Fla., May 5. The
United States grand jury has returned
several indictments against Nat Poyntz
and Ollie T.' Ioyntz, president and
cashier, respectively, of the suspended
r irst A ational bank of Orlando, Fla.,
for embezzlement and making false re
turns as to the bank's condition. Direc
tors Parramore, O'Neal and Lee, of the
oanK, nave aiso wen incuetea lor sign
ing a false statement of the condition
of the bank's affairs. The cases are
set for trial May 21sL Ollie Poyntz is
in a sanitarium at Cincinnati and Judge
Swayne has requested the United
States district conrt at Cincinnati to
appoint a commission of experts to ex
amine into his mental condition and
report as to whether or not he will be
able to appear at Jacksonville on the
21st of May.
Judge Talley's Trial tJo-s Over.
Montgomery, Ala., May 5. In the
impeachment proceedings before the
supreme court against J. II. Tally
ninth judicial circuit, the court handed
down its decision overruling all the de
murrers except the second, which set
forth that the bill was defective in the
matter that the bill did not conclude
with the allegation that the offense al
leged to have been committed, wa
against the peace and dignity of fht
Leave was asked to amend complaint
to conform with the ruling of the court,
which was granted. The defense.
thereupon, entered a plea of not guiltv
and the court fixed the second day of
July as the time for hearing the case,
issue now being joined.
South Carolina Editors Fight a Do-".
Gbeexvood, S. C, -May 5. Editors
P. E. ltowell and W. W. Thompson, of
the local newspapers, had a difficulty in
ine street late yesieraay afternoon in
which Thompson shot Howell in the
left arm. The ball was not located un
til last night, in the left side. It has
not been removed yet. The doctors
think the wound is an ugly one, and
may give trouble. Mrs. Iiowe II. unfor
tunately, was passing and witnessed,
the affair. She, weeping, clung to her
husband until friend: took her away,
when the wounded man was cared for
by Drs. Maxwell and Neel.
Two Mines Resume Operations.
St. Louis, Mo., May 7. Heavy con
sumers of conl in this city, who had
feared serious results from a prospect
ive famine in that much needed article
are considerably relieved by a telegram
received by Assistant General Man
ager Simpson, of the Consolidated Coal
company, stating that both mines No. o
and No. "J in Taunton, 111., were in
full operation again, and that the coal
strike in that section of Illinois is draw
ing to a close.
Starvation In Texas.
San Axtoxio, Tex., May 7. Another
appeal for assistance was received here
today from the suffering people of Za
pata county. The appeal stated that
the starving people have- become so
desparate that a band of twenty of
them made a raid upon a general. 6tre
the other day for food suppUsfjfhe
raid was stopped by their temporary
nauu ucm du;jiiv tv. 7,
k: ... ,u.i
Whltecap KxcltemaotM Alabama.
BiRMixGiLAM, May 5, Since the
lynching of three negroes at Tuscum-
bia some davs ago it has developed that
thi.r is a wimlarlv organized band of
whitecaps iu LNoV,th Alabama. A i sylvania, had his leg amputated Wed
morning or two since the citizens of j uesday to avoid blood poisoning in
that town were again excited by a lib- J r!ueed by infected hinph.
erai aispiay oi posters aiatiu inut
there were thirteen more to be dealt i
with in the same way.
Honoring- Minister Terrell.
Austin, Tex., May 5. The reception
tendered Unit d States Minister to
Turkey, A. W. Terrell, at the capitol
last nisrht. was a brilliant affair. Gov-
ernor Hog made a few happy remarks (-"Association of Wholesale Lumber deal
which were responded to by Mr. Ter- ; erS) now n session at Buffalo, N. Y.
1 rell in his usual eloquent style. Nearly
all the prominent politicians and bus-
ncss men in the town w- re present.
Railway Sarj(eons to Meet lu Texas.
Galveston, May 5. The National
Association of Railway Surgeons will
meet here May 6th. Dr. Dinnen, the
secretary, thinks there will be a large
; attendance at the convention.
cial train will arrive Monday from Cin
cinnati with a number of surgeons,
accompanied by their wives and fam
ilies. CMldrcn Cry for Pitcher's Castoria
NEWS STATED BfilEFLY.
Atchison, KaaL; has: thirty smallpox
cases. - ; l -.- . .
The postoffice at MeshoDoen. Pa, waa
looted of $400 Thursday., t
The Midland congress lof the Salva
tion army is in session fat St. Ti.
Mo. c i -. -fi '
The employes on the Ahdalusian rail
ways, Spain, are on striate and traffic is
suspended. I . j i" '
Vancouver Japanese L decided last
night to discourage emigration of their
countrymen. h: ': I .
Griffith, thei globe I trotter, haa
reached Winnepeg, Man. . a day ahead
of his schedule. ; t ' -"'
Postmaster Charles! Nleble. of Sol-
aitrs tirove, WisJ, has ben arrested
fcr robbing the maiU.
. T e arrual Vlite ch4 t umey was
won y harles C. Bona til, of Chicago,
-a, from . t.. Koss. i ' :
The' British iark Drumeltan, from
Shanghai April 11 for Tacoma, ran
ashore at Nakashima.
Sir John Thompson denies that h
has said Canada will remove the duty
on coal if the United States doa
The Ayh De ta Phi aodety of Yale,
hasbr.ught a site for a club house on
liillhouse avenue, New Haven, Conn.
The Canadian government will not
make a display at the Antwerp exposi
tion, owing to the charges for space.
Herman Stockell, of Cuba City. Wis.,
was Wednesday held for grand jury
for forging notes amounting to 17,000.
Mr. Theodore Runyon, United States
ambassador to Germany, arrived in
Rome Thursday on his way to Naples.
Eire at the arsenal at Mourillon,
France, Thursday night; destroyed the
great saw mills,' causing a loss of
At Chester Park, England, Thursday,
the Chester cup was won by Qussitum,
Dare Devil second and Spindle Leg
Joseph Lawton, the Springfield (111.)
manager of the New York Installment
company, is missing, with accounts
Floyd F. Peresett, on trial at Rome,
N. Y., for manslaughter, was Friday
adjudged guilty of assault in the second
The thirty-eighth annual convention
of Ileptasophs, or the Order of Seven
Wise Men, began In Baltimore, Md.,
The Ontaria( supreme court is consid
ering the constitutional case referred
to it to decide the right of prohibition
in the provinces. ;
The estate of the late IToadley It.
Ives, president of the New Haven
(Cdun.) Horse Railway
worth nearly $800,000.
Nearly five hundred ingrain weavers
of the Lowell (Mass.) Carpet company
struck Friday for longer hours and a 10
per cent, advance.
Proceedings to oust the Illinois Cen
tral. from land illegally occupied on the
lake front of Chicago, I1L, are to be in
sti'nted at once.
Eight miles of coal land near Ash
land, Pa., owned by the Locust Moun
tain Coal and Iron company, has been
sold to L. A. Riley Jfc'Co.
Governor Flower has appointed Chat
field Leonard, of Cooperstown, surro
gate of Otsego county, vice Hon. Al
bert C. Tennant, resigned.
The Cologne Gazette says the Em
peror of Germany may not be present
at the marriage of the Czare witch to
Princess alice of Hesse.
Princess Clementine, yountrest daugh
ter of King Leopold, is ill with a serious
bronchial affection. She is in her
twenty -second year.
The case of the liability of the yacht
Conqueror to import duties goes over to
the next term of the United States
court, beginning May 14.
Dr. Ahlwardt. the German Jew-baiting
deputy, has been condemned to
three mouths imprisonment for slan
dering government officials.
A fireman was killed andy &I0.UO0
damage itonen a freight collision in
the yards of the St Louis, Keokuk and '
Northwestern at St. Ivouis. Mo.
The British bark Ruth Palmer, from
Belfast April 7 for Miramichi, was sunk
at sea by collision with an iceberg.
Her crew have arrived at St. Pierre.
Miss Millie Ilylton, of the Gaiety
theater. London, who has made a hit as
Don Juan, was married Wednesday to
Mr. Ii. C. Sim, well kuown in London
The United States court of appeals'
has confirmed the decision of an in
ferior court protecting the Edison lamp
patent from infringement by Mr.
The New York and Boston stockhold
ers of the Grand Avenue Street rail
way will try t break up the big street
railway consolidation Uw-al in Kansas
City, Mo. I
Treasurer County, of the Massachu
setts Irish National Federation, sent a
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check lor(ow v nr. I. a. r.miae.
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i ur. ingersoii miDMevi, pruieaavr .
i hacterioiogv in the University of Penn- ,
The Boston Live Stock Line, the Pa
cific Transportation company, the Mil
waukee Manufacturing company and
Miilers company Friday voted at Port
land, Me., to pass dividends.
E. M. Price, of New York, has been
chosen second vice president at the
second annual meeting of the National
The jury in the case of Laurence Spil
ler, a negro, charged with assault upon
and the murder of Ixttie Rowe, at
Stanton. Va.. found him guilty of mur
der in the first degree. He waa sen'
tenced to bang J uoe bth.
T -e Uritish steamer Nessmore. from
Boston. April loth, is at London with
the crew of the German steamer Cle -patra.
from Bremen, March 21t, fo
New York, which was on fire am.
abandoned on April iiid.;
qjajdren Cry I fcr Weber's Castoria
Highest of all in . Leavening Power.
j EFFORTS Or HIS LIFE.
CotoMet nreeklarldee'a Seeoadl Soeeeli
jXeataekjr'a Fauioaa amiralga.
Pabis, KT-j May 7. The town is fill
ing with people, and indications! now
point to asbig ovation to Colonel Hreck
inridge this afternoon as was accorded
him tit the opening of his campaign at
Lexington Saturday. Not all of those
present are avowed supporters of the
colonel, and his opponents express no
uneasiness at the demonstration, nut-
ting it that he has marshaled his
strength in the district at the opening
of the fight Breckinridge is making
the fight of his life; his speeches are
written with a dramatic eloquence that
excells his already enviable record as a
public, speaker, and his delivery is
studied, appealing in the very
climaxes to the sympathy of
his hearers, and winning esteem
for his masterly use of rhetorical eng
lish. ; The ladies are but in force, as
they were in Lexington, and the minis
ters of the town are using the colonel's
denunciation of ministerial religion
Saturday bitterly against him. Voters
are divided, and it is possible that
trohble of a serious nature will take
place before the campaign goes much
Those lively joint debates that many
people have been looking forward to,
will, ! in all probability, nevci take
places Colonel Breckinridge declines
to meet Mr. Owens and Mr. Owens is
believed to be equally adverse to meet
ing Colonel Breckinridge. In fact, the
hatred of the men for each other is
known to be as bitter ns death. They
haven't exchanged even the niout ordi
nary civilities for several year.-.
OWENS AT FRANKFORT.
The Opposing Candidate Quietly ffcpe;k:n;7
to a Large Cn It iM-iicy. ;
FRAXKr .Ttr Ky. May 7. -V.'hile the
friends and admirer of Col. W, ('. l
Breckinridge are according to their
candidate for congressional honors iu
the 7th. an ovation at Paris tod-tv..
Frankfort is also crowded with peop.
and Mr. Owens will speak this after
noon to a quiet, orderly but large and
firm delegation of the district vote rib
and enthusiasm f.r hlrn is intense,
though tellingly conservative.
In conversation with a reporter, he
says his forces ara growing daily and
the managers of his campaign make no
secret of the fact that his election is
assured. Mr. Owens deals gently with
the public character of his opponent,
but spares no words in denouncing l is
private character as recently exposed.
WASHINGTON'S SOCIAL SVSM.
Events For the Week In Society Circles itt
the Nt.ouai Capital.
Washi.notox, yay . Society will at i
lact hare a chance to meet Mine. Pute- I
notre. wife of the French ambassador, j
Her cards arc out for a tea next Thur- i
day at her parents" suburban home,
Clifton, Georgetown Heights wheie j
bride and groom have spent t!eif j
honeymoon. The spacious mansion is j
already well known to' the friend of
Mr. and Mrs. Elver&on, who associate
it with many happy occasions of their
.social life at present is on wheels.
There is no better time than now tu
see and admire th-i very best the capi
tal affords in the way of horseflesh am
smart eqiipages. The suburban drives
were never more attractive than they
are just now.
With the accession of Mrs. Grant.
Mrs. Grant Sartoris and Mrs. Gooigo
W. Chiids, the already long list of
widows of men of wealth a-id .promi
nence in this city receives three notable
Mrs, Grant is coining on to help her
daughter decide whether they want a
big house or a nioderrte sized one, or
whether t ley will buy or rent Mrs.
Chiids will shortly commence the erec
tion of her home on K street, but can
hardly expect to get in it inside of a
Mrs. Stanley Matthews, the widow of
Justice' Matthews, has leuscd a fine
residence on I street, but will not go to
housekeeping until her return next
Mrs. Hearst, who is probably the
wealthiest of all. Is spending the spring
in her New Hampshire avenue man
sion, and will stay here until after the
meeting of the Mount Vernon; associa
tion, of which she is the California vice
There are no more luxurious homes
than Calumet place, where Mrs. Logan
resides, and Mrs. Phil Sheridan's resi
dence on IChode Island avenue, 'lhe
latter, bv the way, us youthful as sl.o
looks herself, will soon introduce her
daughter to society. Mrs. Maine iinds
her old fondness for Washington such
that she could hardly spend a winter
elsewhere, and Mine, liouaparte re
mains in her K street mansion, de
voting her life tJ her cU.Uren and
works of piety.
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VUojstO JOJ pops i rtTTi) sva oqs uoc.
Latest U. S,
Gov't Report 1
CRIMES OF PROTECTION.
UcKlnleylim the Corse of
"-- -''-- lnao.Lab4ir.r- . s, .
There Is a repetition of history lu tho '
story of riot and bloodshed that comes
from tho coke regions of Pennsylvania.
Its proportions are lesls formidable than
tb"se of the uprising at Homestead, In
the Hocking Valley and ih the coaLre
gions of Tennessee; but itsprin-js from
the same causes and is illustrative of
tile same evils. It is not a mera coin
cidence that all these deplorable affairs
occur in sections of the country whore
the privileges of protection aro grcatr
est and the support of MeKinlcyisin is
strongest They are amongitho legiti
mate fruits of that nefarious sysU'm;
inseparable from its active existence.
Where it professes to operate for the
good of the -'poor workingmau" and ia
maintained especially for thd ameliora
tion of his condition, is where he suf
fers most from grinding poverty and
all the train of evils that troop in ita
McKinlcyism has been the curse of
honest American labor. Duty has bee a
exacted upon every imported arti
cle entering into; our manufactured
products except the most important
one oi labor. That lias passed our
ports freri; It has come in eargoes at
the expenso and solicitation pf protect
ed American capital. The lowest and
cheapest order of pauper European
labor has been imported to operate our
mines and do the rougher work of our
furnaces, coke overs und other 'infant"
industries. Wiihout sympathy for our
institutions, ignorant, brntal and con
tent with far lets than will meet the
requirements of .a self-respecting workr
man in cur own country, these free Im
portations have worked for far less
than a good man should receive and
the protected barons well afford to pay.
Cheap labor and swollen profits
taken f.cm the consumers .under the
special privileges of protection, stinivr
latcd prediction beyond the demands
of a restricted marl:t,t, concentrated
icore labor at the centers oi prr-duct'.oaj
than ct-uld be umii.tuiEcd in employ
U;cnt, vhe iuev. table msult v ppcurit.;; ia
enforced idleness of 'ra my and lessthr.t '
n living scale of wages for the rest. ThK
has been the history of the gre'av
, fctrikos in this ccosntry end, v. ill ountin
uc to be until our tanlT ux& aro madu .
lor the eutire nation anil not for the
favored few, whose enormous wealth
thrives upon the legislation which It is
enabled to secure. ,
kjtriUes were comparaMvely unknown
before tlie high protc.ctivo system vas
put into effect by the ri-pullican party.
I'p to that time the wealth of the peo
i was more equitaly cistributed, in--.
tlividual elfort was not crushed out by
the ruthless power of eombiiiation,antr
the man who was willing to work waa
us:-u red of the comforts which u coun
try like this should afford to all its
citizens. The deplo'rabfe cUanpe has
1 ccn wrought by misguided tariff legis- .
l.itioa, and the hat pier conditions thus
raeriiiced will ba restored Ly wiping
out the liws rcspjr.i,ible for ilcKinley
Lui. Detroit Free Press.
Republican Ualaxlnii..Utratlonr KeeoUlaag
Cp.jn the l)mocrcy.
Tlic country is now reaping the logn
lr.l efTects" of the recent republican
victories. Thcso 'victories are accepted
r.s tho consequences of hard times and
tho delay in repealing the McKinlejr
bilL-; As tho republicans wish to win
more victories they are resolved to per- -petuate
the hard 1 times and continue
tho delay as far as they can. This I
bimply thj operation of the law of sup-j
ply and demand. J
When Senator Harris proposed to ex-j
tond the daily sessions of the senato lr
order to afford facilities for discussion,;
he was interrupted by an objection"
from one of the Pennsylvania senators) .
before he had time to formulate hist
proposition. Mir. Frye stated he wasj
in favor of postponing the tariff bUll
till next December, as he believed thatl
it would do more harm than the war'
did Mr. Quay said he would not work,
extra hours in order to pass a bill thafc
would be the ruin of Pennsylvania.
Dotli these senators must be credited'
with too much "ability to permit thorn
to believe the extreme things thry said
about the bill. But tho whole tendency
of their remarks was to disclose an in
clination to obstruct the passage of the
bill, and to keep the business clement
in suspense. They are satisfied that '
buainwss depression will heip their
The menace to the country from this
conspiracy arises from the fact that ,
there are democrats in it JSone of
thesj democrats are probably wdling
to allow the McKiuley bill to remain
in force. It does not seem to have oc
curred to these senators that a new
revcuue bill is absolutely ! necessary,
evca from the standpoint of protection,
to which they seem tn have become
converts. The McKinley biU'is not
yielding sufficient revenue,- There is
deficit in the treasury which musT
continue to grow iirgex so long as .th
business depreasijOB-continn?s. The rv- .
pubiicanstraa contemplaito tins deficit
lit!i!quanimity, since tbeiriopponents,
having a numcricid majority in both
houses, are responsible for iegislation.
But the democrats caunot ;permit. tho
present situation to continue without
confessing their in? bility to enact the
necessary legislatkm to carry on th
government. The democrats who aid
and abet the republican in this con
spiracy of obstruction can never in the ,
future enjoy the respect of the massra
of tbeir p-irty.LprJsrille-Cottriur
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