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"LET ALL THE ENDS THOU AIMS!' AT E THY COUNTRY'S, THY GOD'S AND TROTHS."
BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUM.
WILSON, X. C, OCT. 29, 1896.
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ol Sight Seein
y.-s! Well to see sights that will please the Gyc anj su;t
:v; jacket book, we advise you to take a look at the :
Silyt " of Baraiijs1
Xo.v (.per to you at the CASH RACKET STORES.
Th :y an: sights worth seeing, worth buying. Not confined to
a:1-- o;v: line of goods but all. j
has this store, in its whole history, placed before the people of
this little city such a variety of goods at prices quite so
Mies and Gents Furnishings, Laces, Corsets
Notions, Stationery, Hardware and
Tinware, Soaps, Brushes of all Kind.!
We can knock competition clear out of sight. (Excuse the
slang.) Come, see for yourself.
J. M. LEATH, Manager
The Cash Racket Stores,
Corner nash and Tarboro Sts.
RATION IN FRANCE
Hie Former Mrikers rU ("ariiiiiux Start
int.M- nattering rrsj.-c!
Al.i'.i. Fein,-,'. ()cr. '.. ;nvir festivities
atti'!i,l,.(l th,- opening yc.-icr.lay of t hi; co
rTM rativ 1;, factory which has been put
hy th.- l'onn.'i- -trikcrs of the Carnmux
'Vl The strike, which grew out
(ji thi' (lir!i,ii,'-.' it':i liifrni.cr nf 1 hp (Jlass
' -kits t:-.n!c union hit year, was trans-
"I'lliiv i ri I , .. .- ...l. 1,..
1 .1 . i
'niic ni;in;iri':i1(.:it of ilu-ir willinirness
.'Eiirn to work, (uv.it excitement was
C;Wh'(1 hytiv incident throughout France,
mi'!hr;'s were made to induce the French
"lnistop j.) intervene in the dispute and
'('Uiv justice f(,r the working-men. The
,in municipal council vi-l large sums
"X'Uev ti, smmo.-f tV.,. vt .mL-.m' !ind
( ! - V I .... . . . "V . . -, -
Cities all over the
- "w..-r inunicip
Caudrin, of the Paris municipal
in the na.ine of Paris. M.
' rr !eli-!vd a sinveh, as did
ii-idi;-;;l iciali-t deputy
who was pi o:n':!i 'itly identi
i i :n:!oii-!'.ip of the cause of
' i h" furnaces.
i:i- n;.'v'!in ' M. Jan res de-
a" i':v,'!it movenient had
' revolution and marked
-It I- t- .;
::. Ills.. ().-t. .'. Vest or
.aa t and rest, that Wili
i"'a: i;i this city, where for
i ;tiv.i lii in self for his after
i'ni:vn- he attended services
iv '! Presbyterian church
a erihon by Rev. A. 13.
probably the largest con
t divine lias addressed in
'Ii.lt lie fore the liour that the
generally assembled the
'Wiled, and in front of the
' of the citizens of Jackson
over an hour in order to
11 the candidate. When he
" ' was a ireTici-al cratiinir of
the admirers of his op-
'"r McKinley. After the
' ; " ' -o 1 1 reception was held
hi h .Mr. Pryan had occu
as possible the nominee
' i side door and out into
' i rapidiv nwav.
Oct. -'!.. liarney Mc
. was entombed in a
1'eep in this city early
He was taken out
!'!-iht. ;:fier having
i cacv-ciiint I
i i ii .t time a rang of
ly at work in the at-
hi in, and yesterday
i- joty men, under the
- we-e en r ired in
tne woi k i.: : . , ; e. ruinc:enr iiqum nonr- ;
i.vhment to k !i::n alive was sent down
to him in hi iouib throtirh ji gas pipe, j
About o o'clock the rescuers uncovered his
head, and it was found that he was stand
ing erect anions a mass of timbers, which
hail kept the earth from smothering him. ;
He was taken out eventually and sent to
the hospital, where it was found that he
had sustained no injury beyond that of
Killed by Dynamite llomb.
Xew York, Oct. Hamlin J. Andrus,
secretary of the Arlington Chemical
works, located in Palisade avenue. Yon le
ers, was instantly killed yesterday by a
dynamite bomb.which the police think was
placed there for the purpose of destroying
life and property. There is a deep air of
mystery about the entire affair, and one
particularly sensational rumor is afloat.
The body of the victim was frightfully
jnantrled by theexplosion, and death must
have come instantly. It is believed the
bomb was placed there with the intention
of killing John F. Andrus. brother of
the dead man, who is many times a mil
lionaire. The police, however, believe
that Andrus was experimenting with a
bomb of his own invention, intended for
Slill Destroying Kentucky To!ljjate9.
Fuavkfowt. K'y., Oct. -o. The tollgate
raiders have not left a tollgate on a single
pike in Franklin county u ndisturbed, and
the owners of the-;e roads tire very much
incensed at the destruction of their prop
erty and will tako such action as will
bring the raiders to justice. Saturday
night a mobof about a hundred men came
down the Lawrenceburg pike destroying
all the tollgates as they entered Frank
fort. They then went out the Louisville
pike from Frankfort, laying to the ground
the gales as they rode along in the moon
light and defying interference by the toll
A tinnier Mystery Solved.
COKNTn. Me., Uct. :"'. On Oct. 5 Mrs.
Betsy li. llobbs was found dead. She
lived alone about one and a half miles
from Hliinghani, X. II. When found the
hou-e was learning and her body half cre
mated. The mystery was cleared .Satur
dav by the coio'c-sioii of Charles Sav
a.e. He accuses, Frank J. Palmer of the
. '.;-,; .. i .j tier's jury has brought in
,i veiioei ....in. Palmer of murder in the
lir-i v'.euive. Savage was held as a wit
nes. i'.ii.ncr is 10 years old and lives at
West. 1 ;.-..i-held. Vavage is 20 years old.
He declares .a.tl Palmer killed Mrs. Hobbs
on accoiiUL oi an ixrtidge.
t . v. if. joiVc-Kiunuge was indorsed lor i
congress by the Republicans of the Sev
enth Kentucky district.
By n collision on the Florida Central
anil Peninsular railroad, near Swansea,
Ga., two train hands were killed.
IN TIIK CLOSE .STATES
The Post Givs an Account of Ilryan and
3IcKiHley Chances in Doubtful States
Chance Favor Kepublii ;tas.
. Wheeling, Oct. 25. The situation in
West Virginia at this time is that the
heaviest vote in the history of the State
will be polled, ami the chances are de
cidedly favorable to the Republicans.
Among the campaign managers the re
publicans seem to have the most confi
dence, and their poll of the counties
shows that they have ml ?'. ,r
their claim of a plurality of votes.
Chairman Dawson says that the plural
ity will not fall short of that of 1S94,
which was i;,.o.:o. lie also claimed all
lour Congressional districts.
The Democrats concede the First
District, and claim the State by about
8,000 plurality. The Populist-Democratic
fusion, on both State unci Na
tional tickets, is now complete, but
Republican managers claim it will not
figure largely, as the sound money
Democratic vote, they say, will out
number Populists, who only cast 3,500
votes in 1S9.; and 4,000 in 1S92.
The Democratic Committee say that
a secret poll taken by them proves the
falsity of Republican claims. The State
is claimed by Republicans by a majori
ty of 7,000.
Indianapolis, Oct. 25. The leaders
of both parties here are making ex
travagant claims for publication.
Chairman Gowdy says that the State
will give its electoral vote to McKin
ley, and that the Republican State tick
et and legislative candidates are equal
ly safe. He will talk of nothing short
of 40,000 majority for McKinley. Chair
man Martin asserts with equal confi
dence that Bryan will carry the State.
He does not enter into details, but is
clearly looking for a landslide. Indi
ana is more rampant for Bryan to-day,
than at any time since the campaign
A level headed Republican who has
stumped the State said to-day that he
expected McKinley to carry the State
by 10,000 majority. He thought if the
Republicans controlled the Legislature
it would be a very slender margin. He
admitted a big republ ican defection
among the farmers, and thought this
might reach 15,000 votes. His esti
mate of the gold Democratic bolt was
20,000. He said the Democrats in
many sections were "Bryan crazy,"
and he had never before known se
much feeling in an Indiana campaign.
Raleigh, Oct. 25. It is generally ad
mitted that the Republican candidates
for Governor and Lieutenant Governor
and the fusion candidates for the other
State offices will be elected in tlrs
State. The total vote will be not less
than 300,000. The fusion vote two
years ago for Congressmen was 150,000
and the Democratic vote was 126,000.
The new election law will increase the
combined Republican and Populist
vote to ico.coo. The fusion of the
Democrats and Populists on Bryan
will run his vote greatly beyond the
vote for Watson for Governor.
Nearly all the Populists of Republi
can .antecedents ui'l vote for McKinly.
The result for President depends upon
the size of the gold Democratic vote,
the number of Democrats who will not
vote for the Bryan Watson-electors,
.and the middle-of-the-road Populists,
who will not vote for the Bryan-Sewal!
electors. What the defection from
these sources will be cannot be calcu
lated. It may be enough to give the
State to McKinley, but the chances fa
vor Bryan. The Republicans tire solid
for McKinley and are confident that
goldbug Democratic vote will throw
the State to McKinley.
KK NT l' CUV.
Louisville, Oct. 25. The outrage on
Secretary Carlisle at Covington, the
great sound money demonstration in
this city Saturday night, participated
in by thousands from all over the Slate
and the sober second thought that h s
et in with people u no UmiK. .it a:i,
seem to have taken Kentucky from the
doubtful column and placed it solidly
in the McKinley and sound money ii :
Conservative people think th v. t
State will go for McKinley almost c-r-
400,000, an increase of 25,000 over the
highest vote yet cast in the State.
Bryan' and McKinley will come to
Louisville about even, and the majori
ty this city gives will be the majority
in this State. This will be anywhere
from S.ooo to 15,000. Palmer and Buck
ner may poll 20,000 votes in the State,
but this is even doubtful. The Cov
ington incident is changing many votes
from Palmer to McKinley.
Des Moines, Oct. 25. About the
middle of the coming week the Repub
lican State Central Committee will is
sue a statement claiming Iowa by .t
least 50,000 tmt: ritv for McKinley, and
declaring it posMb'v that the majority
may reach 90.000. The statenien will
be a serious declaration of the belief of
the committee, and will not be issued
for political effect. The silver Demo
crats have issued a statement, in which
they claim the State, but make no fig
ures. They qualify their declaration
by the statement that if McKinlev car
ries Iowa it will be by fraud. In this
statement the Populist State Commit
tee has joined. The claims by the Sil
ver Centra,! Committee is that Bryan
will carry the State.
Nashville, Oct. 25. The Democratic
managers in Tennessee enter upon the
last week of the campaign confident
that Bryan and Sewall will carry the
State, and that R. L. Taylor will be
elected Governor, along with the Leg
islature. At headquarters all sorts of
estimates are given out, but to careful
observers it would seem that Bryan
would have from 20.000 to 25,000 plu
rality, and that Taylor will win over
George N. Tillman, the Republican
Gubernatorial nominee, by a majority
a majority of at least 12,000. The Pop
ulist vote in Tennessee numbers about
24,000. Bryan will get this vote al
most solidly, while Taylor will cut into
it very largely. Some of the strongest
Populists in the State are in open re
bellion against their State Committee,
and are working for Bryan and Sewall.
From this State all silver Congressmen
will be elected.
Lincoln, Oct. 25. With election day
but a little over a week away, Nebras
ka can still be claimed among the
doubtful States, so doubtful that no
man, aside from a party manager, who
has a political reputation to sustain,
would care to hazard a certain predic
tion as to the outcome. The past week
has witnessed by far tiie hottest cam
paign ever known in Nebraska, and if
any advantage has been gained by
either side it is clearly with the Repub
licans. Speakers of national repua
tion have been poured into the State
by wholesale. Not a county has been
neglected, and the 'effect is certainly
felt. The masses of this State feel sure
it is for Bryan. The Republicans have
organized thoroughly and are doing
some hard work.
St. Paul, Oct. 25 According to the
Republican indications now point to
MeKinley's carrjing Minnesota by 15,
000 upward. Tawney will probably be
elected by an increased majority, as
will McCleary. Heatwole is e.pe ted
to get 2,000 majority. Stevens will
likely be elected by 4,000 upward.
Flether will probably be re-elected,
but the situation in Minneapolis is hard
to determine. Towne and .orri are
fighting hard in the Sixth and ',b
claim a certain victory It is i'ep..i.,.-d
that Towne's supported. at- trading
Bryan for him. Lddv 1 : the mo.-t
desperate fight, and the odds of Yo
majoritv la be overcome are tho ',1
by many too heavy.
South Dakota mav j.,r vh Ii;i ev
while the cutest in North Dakota ;s
favorable to Bran. Th-.- conleM hi
these States will be cio.se, wi 1) v'han
for ryan in each.
Columbus, Oct. 25. Chair-. :an 1
of the Ohio Republican m,
was interviewed to-night ..no . -a: .'
an estimate of the ' aio . . .1 . , :
proximo. He refused to m. . , a
iO'es - .1 : iv; t'' -' ' ' '.
not llx any .: . , . , :
see v. ;a. in aa e--: . (.i -,
msghi C 1 us har-' ' -'- -
sibly might i'.,ij-.': ..!. '.
to victory. ,s ,,!n.d;. ... . . j .,
not utter tnan ) ! J a. 1 . .
to give my riguri V th"
when I furnish .'... .a it ..ill . ,v ...
what we mean to h;. ...
Chairman Ta 1 ... d . " .m
State Committee, claims the State for
Bryan by a safe majority, but will give
no figures. He claims that the disaf
fection from the Republican forces on
account of the silver issue is greater
than the managers count on, more than
sufficient to offset the Palmer Demo
crats. This, with the aid the Demo
crats iiope to receive from the class
known as the laboring men will more
than turn the State from McKinley.
The l ast Estimate.
Col. O. ( ). Stealy, the veteran Wash
ington correspondent, of the Louisivillc
Coin ier-Jou.nal, an intimate personal
friend of Secretary Carlisle and Henry
Watterson, a gold-bug by faith, has
been figuring on the result of the elec
tion, and gives his table a- follows :
States reasonably certain for Bryan :
Kansas , 10
Michigan .' 14
North Carolina 11
North Dakota 3
South Carolina 9
South Dakota 4
States reasonably certain for
New Hampshire 4
New Jersey io-
New York 36
Rhode Island 4
Tot d ..211
States doubtful :
Mar) land. . . S
West Virginia 6
Reasonably sure for Bran 222
Reasonably sure f r ? ' .Kin! . y ;n
Total vote electoral cuuege 447
Necessarv to a choice 224
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