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VOL. iV. NO.
SATtIBbAY. MAKCH .24, 1888.
Tan tlJO vs Ann.auk On Ank. • t'
FARMS AND FARMERS. TELEGRAPHIC TICKS-
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
: ilic InWretU of the Colorod People
ii' the Country.
Mill'mil wi-ll-fcnawD wrltin win eratrlb
1.1... I'..Inimn rtnm different iieiia of the
.. itri’, nnd it win ronUio thepe^ Gen.
i Nr oi rf the dny.
TBS aOXITBSAir RACm
V'. MiK^KKOEKje sflnt-clae
! »;!l iiiiIbUuw iienona) ebn
' i.i. ItU itot leFterfaui o
I in Ite col-
it—rtanliog (Uriy by elL It re-
ri;:lit tu eriticin the ibartcoaUnRe
iliKi- I'nii-iale—coounaxllnR the
•I rmiintiMDiling tor election Mcfa
In opinion ate beat auiled
la if Uie people,
idl'd Ui nitiiilythe loag felt need
iIvo(»‘- **•- •*
>r the „
9 I'kdniont wetiou of the
vv.C. SMITH Charlotte NO>
iioi^rul Mrrcfaent-“I hefe no
11 iirttl of your tcrvirci, air.
w ( IitR —“Kilt Whet'i beppenedr ... .
Lit. have bwn liere but one dsy anALf**^*! I*
air. aJy iwt me two good "**
!y •.•laidoiitt In whet weyf"
I'll addroMicil Misa BkiniiandboDei,
'•I mnid linrcM, n« ‘.Mrs.,’sod you
' Mra. Sn;ot*ixtcen, who wu msr-
li-l week, ‘.Mies.’"—Oinnka ll’orfd.
:s-. Oplnin ITiillip took paaees-
f till] wIhj'u ietaDil coDtioant of
lia ill the name of King iiDorse.
»i.il nrvn of Aiiitnlis. Wlmirng
.'.mil, ini.07.>,3ilti aqusre miles,
i.n . i-rf'ly llie arnt of the I'nited
I'mi ililr.y tiiiice tliotof the United
"in. ’Fill' wliiti- populslion, st the
I, sod Increased
1 >iir|.lu iif'liirtha over deetbs st
1.1. i.f iiT.iHil ill one yesr. The
■i-r "f irntnigraots from sll counlries
but the iniiKTSlion It elao
a •! ilii- t'Xccai of thnic remaining
i i'iT ■ !.‘ '7. Aimlr^lia, therefore,
.1 iiiilr ini riiusc- by nbont a million
.•r' i’:;lil jenn; Imt Ihotidoof pop-
.1.' i, M-ilini; at Inst in its direriion.
I..II-1 n'VfiViio it int.i'iOO.OOO. or
V $iu H licad, ulniott ibrre timet the
; but the total espondi-
.till and the total debt
Mim of IJM.OOO,-
1) 11. That will lie a danger hereafter;
bn! :i« >rt. AiHlrHlia |Maarsct an unaa-
»—n-i idsle of richlruo hiindird and
sis million m iea. and has railed in
Liibl jibii I- till' lIcKt diicovrnea morelhao
d"iibli' III r debt. Miieb of the Auatra-
li.^-i K-nic ■•tatu eulTera Irom want of
H III- but it ii iiotierd that, at immi-
i.i,ii' iiikIi in. ilie ''deaert" roredna,
and ID Iili lint Ihr w*f*t dlttricii irriga-
tiiiii i- l■l••s;bh■. Tlie lielt round the
t-inMi. Iimiwn (•> Im forlile, would sup
port iitfj uiiiron* withenM.
Of Oearral lalaraat taParwera.
De»lk Par Plaatlag HerSa.
The proper depth for plaotiog soeda is
)ot to ce detennined by Ihe groateat
depth from which they wilt come up and
reach the surface tuccetifully. A plant
may struggle and reach the aurfan to ex
hausted that it never recorera ita vigor,
and ihougb it may sot di\, yet never at
tain perfect development. The condi
tions of liA whilst under the grmiud,
and after it has come up into the light
and air, alw quite different. Under the
ground it iivea npoo the food stored up
tor it in the seed, drawing nothing from
the toil, nerbapa, hot 'Pater. The boat
in the soil is the motive i^erwliich cx-
citea it into arlivlly. When it gets up
Into the air an entirely new act of ojiem-
tloni begins. Like everything else if
tends to lose moUlurc by evaporation
the water which thus cfrapcs in rcpls»l
hy more absorbed from the soil, and willi
this abnorbed water comes into i'
from the soil. Its Icavrs liathcd
air, draw in carbonic acid from t
mna^rre, and with the aid of sunlight
build up,-out of it Ad the elements of
water, new tissues. It thiw iHi-omi-s an
indopondent existence. Whilst under
the ground it was dependent under it*
mnUier's milk (the food laM up for iti.
now H can fonige fur itaclf. If pinnii'd
too deep, the food laid for it nuiy lie ex
hausted liefnrc it can reach the surface;
in thiit event it jtcriahes; or it may fall a
little short af this, and reach the siirfjtce
with ita parts imperfectly devclopeil—
italeaww small, its slatks slender; or
still farther, it may resell the surface l>e-
fore ita supply of seed food is cxliaiiHieii,
and proceeoing to gather food fruni the
atniosphe*e, n'ceive uo cheek and not lie-
come stuntwi in ita growth.
Natures mode of soeiling is to drop the
seeds on the surfaee, ami trust lo their
licing covered by rain, or allernulc fivtz
logs anil thaw ings, or Iry insects disturb-
ing the soil, or other agencies of like na
ture. Whilst this is an uncertain mode,
and calls for a large amount of m-lsI.^Iu'-
cause so great a portion is liable to fail-
uiT of corering, it indicates very clearly
tbt nature's method is shallow mvering,
and that the organixation of plauts is
adapUd to shallow covering- Just
^flugh covering to siTurc the neceiwry
moisture is the plain indication. Kmw-
cially is this true early in the season when
'molsturr nrar the surfw’c is abundant,
and heal (the motive power) i« greatei
than at lowi'r depths As the wason ad
vnnees moistura retires from llie siirfnee
and heat penetrates deeper doivu,
soeda must lie plnnle1 iiei'in-r, but
loose dry nature of the soil sImivo
enables young plants to reach the surface
more easily than wIk'H the soil is wet
and cold. Ko much for thcorelual con
siderations—pmeliee, however, cimllm'
them—careful cxis'rimenis with plniiting
seeds at different deptlis show that foi
the larger seel, like corn, w heat, oats,
■ two inches eovering giv*
•igorntis plants and largiM
yields, riant comnow as shallow
possible. —-tf/onto CiiiimUIuHvii.
Aillacon the large numbar of viritOT XHE WHITE TERROR
tn jail to eee Tom Woolfolk u daily
nil reported that a Northern capltal-
hTMI build a tlM.bOO hotel in Baxn-
M4ke thia year.
J^fitate mlliUry eneampmunt
: Iiland '■ *“*
COTZBINO ZVEBYTHUfa IH TBB
'■ ibicii have losils been found in-
, I..S..I ill S' 1 1 Jaslics that it ie not enr-
,.-i ill-' !->' icail in a Si’oitlih paper that
'."rvTnl, wbdcbriaklng a large ^i«r
f cm) lor ibe IlfN', waa startled to flat
III (lie -nire of the Work a full-growi
!-4d wbiili apisTircd to be in cvcollent
bi'-dtU and >pirils. AU'st'OmraoB
fotutd dead in the wooda
near his home in Johnson county.
Considerable demage ie reported M
done to the fruit crop in the Pfednioot
section by the recent ooldenap. Feaohea
sre eeid to have suffered badly, and K la
evident that tbree-fourtha of they^tU*
crop is killed.
The large two-etory dwelling of Mra.
Caroline £ Cherry, near Greenville, wae
destroyed by Are, and Bliaha Johnaoo, a
colored preacher living in Halifax conn-
ty, has. mysterioualy diaappeared. 8e^
ing some Are in the woods, he went last
Friday to look after It, and has not dace
been heard from.
News has lieen recrivod at Ralalgh of
the deslh of Rev. Dr. Hattbew T. VatM,
in China. He waa the oldest of the Bap
tist minionaries, having been in China Hiwi
lorty-two years. liis age wae eeventy, eeMi
I.sut September he had a paralytidd
stroke, from which he never fdlly recov
ered. lie intended returning to North
Carolina next June. Dr. Yatea waebom
in Wake county, near Raleigh, and
gnuloatcd at Wake Forest Coll^p. He
wea looked upon by the BsptiiU ae one
of their leading prcacberi.
... Ashrille, C. D. Higgins waa
nrrcaled. charged with attempting to kill
the conductor of a Pullman car. The
conductor ordered hinu out. Higgins
Htnick at the conductor, who knocked
him down, Higgins sprang un and shot
twice at the i-onductor, the bullets strik
ing the oar anu frightenins the paaeen-
gers. Tile trained moved off, but Hig
gins iH'gan firing jiromlscuously into
houses urar liy. He was arrested after a
chase and desperate fight.
Details have Iwea received at
Raleigh of a most horrible story, the
scene of which U an illicit dlstUlen on
Barnes errs'k, on the line between Mont
gomery end Itandolpb counties. A young
man named Andrew CoUicott bad been
to the titi'H gold mine, and imbibed too
frcclv of whisky. Upon returoing to tle
distiilery he waa aoon envolved in a
drunken stupor, ia which he remainM
iinconc'ous for some time, Some one,
attracted hy his pictous cries, lent to
his assistanco, and found him^nostill
house with almost his entire laMy, from
the waist up roosted. Physicians
were summoned think the injuries are
fauil. Itisstatwl that bU injuriefrM^
the riwmt of the brutality of a party of
gamhlcri. who had gnlheied at the still
for the purpose of winning CoUicott'.
moiicv. Thi' gamblers finding him too
drunk to nuist poured whiskey on him,
null set him on fire, takinghitmoney and
nftcrwanls claimed that it had liecn
TralBs PastvarS Ocawees KiaiUas.
The sun is shluing brightly in New
York and the weather ta moderating.
Travel on llwi clcvidcd roads has fully
iit a few hundred dollare in postoffice
teoMnta Is needed to ensure Athene hav-^* —-- ,
-r-..!!- iiie^nmcd, but tlic surface roods
The telegraph wires south and
A®Afherj*R every ■probability that the
008BEP FBOXTTMCLE BAXTOA^
WbaiMraaw Law Haken as* Mas.
CaarrMalaaal aaS Oskar Mawa.
The President has lecognixed Eugeq(
Thiebaut ee vic6 consul of France a*
Charleston, 8. C.
neripta will reach the neeeaaary $10,000
BotZ by that time.
4^ral largo pieces of the monument
'to Merected over the grave of the late
QtH. Koh^ Toombn have arrived at
WaAlnglen. It will be a maasivo and
•MMy diaft, and altogether a fit mnnu-
MbI to mark the last resting place of
thaf illustrious man.
tosber City has another baml factory
is operation. B. 8. Pinkleton was
fovader of the first one in the enring
1817. The new one ia anppoted to
oWbM by a syndicate of naval stores
CDinitoaaien merchants of Bavannah, who
projpaca to fight the present monopoly
fa (Ee spirit barrel buainesi.
Tfte Presbyterians of Atlanta discus-
ooiong themselves various plans for
Jriishing In that city a Presbyterian
oellogc. The idea aeenu to be to esCab-
IMi at AtlanU a Preebyterian university
for the South of such high character as
to attract patronage from other States,
The matter has gone so far that a mcct-
iag of the Presbyterians of Atlanta and
Georgia will be called at an early day to
diaciw the subject
noBTIi. BART AKD WE.4T
A heavy bllriard Is raging in the south
oat of England. The storm la slight in
• waa preaeatod with a
, ti.n-uD which appeared to be
V I .11 c.cf) iwpc-t. After the
,•11. waa l-iiteil. ho discovered B piece
iu.triune imlwddnl ia It shout iW
ri. r* »f at. in. h in Ihnib. half aelBch
»ilth ami a quarter of an Inch !■
Afler KnvenWen iMr*.
AtPndwrg. in Bnxony.
Til. re be waa
ho left wiiUoiit her, ptomUlM. j**J**f*
her aa MMU Ui hi* laeown wtrald aWW.
TTu gill waited i»ii«itly enwran
Wlx-n fbrietmat ere em IB
waa sufi.riwj'l by the sadden tifPP^i
aa'ciir iicr long mlwed
at last wraicd a certain incMM t
inoueli to-Qi'portthrin in luurT.
the l>ap)>y c'rtipio ' ‘
tf tbeir ’
The Mandbagger'a Advice.
PH never forget my first ex|>crionre
footpad," said ' rioaiR'’ out at the
workhouse the other (lay. “I'm not a
proscssional footpad or robticr. but once
in Chicago 1 thought I'd g> out and get
in my work with a stuffed club. \> ell.
who do you suppose 1 picked out as my
fireivlctiraf A man with a plug hnt.
Didyouovcr hear of euchaihingF' and
Boapa, who never washes, fairly over-
ffowed with laughter.
“Why, what IS funny about that?
“Well, ;a saadbagger-thnl is. a pro-
feseionai—never tackles a man that weari
a plug hat. It don’t do any good "
•‘Why DOtr * „
•‘Well. Tou arc green. A san-Hiagger
attempts to strike either just in front ol
or behind the 1-rar. Those arc the most
effective places. Well, a plug hat Uao
constructed Ibal no blow can begot -
the polnit on the head it rovera -
rimH very stiff and breaki the force ol
the blow, and bcfoie a eccood «o be
given tbe man hai cried out for help and
your attack hae been in vain. Now you
know what to do when you are going
out at night-wear a plug hat It • r
complete armor agwnst aandbaggers. —
Bt. iovepit (Mo.) Oaxt'.f.
Another Solomon has arisen at Shang
hai, China. A mao was accused of hav
ing ftoleo a table. He profosaed to bo
•o weak and sick that he could nut have
carried away the table. The judge ji^
lenad aymiithetically and then said:
“I tfabk you ere right. I pity you.
TakeJUiat bag with *10.000 and sjimid
it Ira getting thoroughly cured." The
Mcuj »d bowed and took up the bag on
bia a ouldots and walked out. “Bnng
t lao backr ordered ibe Judge, and
I 0 rnlprit’a reappearance the w^
iudi ' told nim be luid noticed him as ha
lid ralked throngh the room with tbrt
Wi ’ load‘Of sunry on hia back, and
be o Mlderod him qnlle eoual to
Utk of carrying away a tobla. M »
•!« enead the aeanrad guilty of the
New rails have Ihcu ordered for the
AtCasscll. Germany, a snow storm
IS prevailed for three days.
Commander Griffin, of the Amertcun
aavy, oBeis to back Kilran for tOOO
At Aberl>evn, Miss, Gattman A Co.,
hanken, have failed. U i" iM-liovcd lliat
tbe failure is for over $200,000.
Dublin Evening Telegraph says
that Mitchell has ehaUeDged Hullivaii to
fight in a sixteen foot ring for 411,000 a
In-Spain the storm is very heavy, es
pecially in the north, and in the south of
Spain floods are doing enorromis damage.
In central Germany tliere ia tomph
euepenaioD of hi|hway trefflCi
many districta railways arc ano
H. H. Key, representing D. Apblclon
A Co. of New York, died suddenly at
the Battle Uonse, Mobile, Ala , of heurl
still entirely rut off and there is little If
any communication cast. Mca^
reports received show that people living
in New Jersey towns who started for
New York Monday liad dreadful exjicri-
Many Inins were anowwl in a few
miles from the city and passeogcra wire
compelled U> sleep on them or walc
through the snow to look for ahclter in
villngcs. A iiunilier of jicrsons. it is as
serted, jKirlshed from cold and cxliaus-
At Elizalicthport, N. J..
ployes of the Singirr'a machine works
Hlartud for their homes. Several
Imdly frozen. I)nc man waa picked up
out of the snow stiff and hreaililcKS. He
was corricil into the railway station where
he soon diivl. Hy alreneous efforts the
Fcnnsylvaiiia road got a single track
clear to Newark. Trains were kept run
ning all night ladween there and Jftacy
City U> keep the track oiu-n. None of
the other roods have Iwcii aide
truinii. Aliovc New York on roa.lsof Ac
New York Cenlral system the situation
The Cliiengo limitial exiiress train on
the Pennsylvunii^ad, wbieli wiiastiilled
for a day acarMnrrisnn. on the New Jer
sey mcadowininsrciu'lK*(l Newark. lU'licf
eitra of siipilK'S had been sent out with
tiirtv locomMIvca jnilliiig and three inorv
pushing. ^Huil Elizahctli a blK-k train
is blocked on it siding anil many sheep
and etitlle fnjr.eii to ileatli. In the IVnn-
sylvnnU frei|lit yard a «air hwid of Bhi-e|i
The nu-iit'supply is celling Khort and
tiriees are ailvali'-iiig. $l.'i jaT ton iK-iiig
I. Tlii re is pleiily of it in
ilie yards in New York .and HnsiUlyli,
hut the dinieidly is to deliver it.
acuiii fell heavily at l‘liila>lel.
f ihia. hut the lemiMTiiture is decidisl.
THE PRESIDENTS FUTURE.
leil are r
.) fur as Ihe i
lion their main lieu- to tlie west oIm'II. hut
that the New York division is yet I'l.iseil.
The Chleaco 1imilel exiir.-ss which at
other tinu'B is started from New York
was miule up hen' and left for Hie west.
The fast express for the west left alKiiil
liulf an hour later ami in nddilioii t
those for falhc-r iK.iuls also i-arrie'l pa.
w-ligers for larger way Bliilioiis. Tmvi
has also b.a-u oiH-iied with llie s.oitli. an
• soar (M (Mr
1 H" Dnodwood gave hi* wifn
JIM to gr eohneka /or info-kteplng.
Thnladf put thanmneylnn pi'l®*-*"***
jy |fn« *>»•
•rtkiK wltt •(»*•'».
Dieewvering !«•». ahe
tAtbs found (he gtaenhneka
A^iaw wMBd In jiliem !• • ktttla oC
of land were sold
the last salesdsy in Orange-
Thc Barnwell Railroad duringJanuary
elcnred $I,«VB3 above all ex|)casei.
All the piers for the Three C't bridge
aver the (Wawba river have been fln-
Col. Eugene B Garf. of Abbeville. wHl
soon have ready for publication a book
)n erimittal law.
Dr. C. H. Oreeo, Jr,, of Sumter, hw
received an apjioiotment of tbe surgical
jle|artmrDt of the Cliambcr* Street lion-
pilal, of New York city.
During the twenty-three days of Jan
uary Giat the Hlackville, Alston and New
berry Railroad was in operation ita re-
ccipia amounted to $1,680.98.
William Flcasanl, colored^ while try
ing to RTt on the up train while in mo
tion at Reynolds Station, fell and was
A petition, which is numerously signed
hy the most influential and conscientious
citizens of Beaufort, has been circulated
Hod will be tent to Governor Wchardson
iiskiog him to commute the death pen
ally appointed to be exoculod os the 61b
of April against.Si Roblnaon. for the
homicide of Bailey. The menUl coneb
lion of the unfort unate condemned would
seem to be o siiffident reason for the ex
tension of the sought for clemency.
Both evening tr. ina on Ihe South Cart>-
lina Railway were thrown out of time on
account of a terrible fire along tbe lr«k,
and in tbe surrounding woods a few
miles below Windsor. Tbe fire waa
raging for several miles along (ho track^
and hundrcdif of cords of wood wertr
Imrned. Tbe beat -aa so Intenae
fur i ronaidonble distance tbe atael ralla
were twi^ ao aa to resdar It impovlble
for tha tniaa to (wa om. Tbe whole
communin' tuned out to fij^t tbe fire,
but enntd do but little agaloat tbe hMvy
gale that waa blowing all day. ITk a^
tioo along the line have bm^le-
grafdied for, and tbe damage will W in-
paired aa aoon na poaaihte. /
A rare honor was conferred iipm
Judge W. G. Field, of Peizcr. 8. C'.. a
few days ago, by President Clovehind
sending him a photo-engraving of him
self and wife. Mr. Field wa-i a groat
admirer of the President before his nom
ination, ati'l on the first of June, 188-1,
b* was • .a father of a baby boy which
7. chrM'‘n d Grover Cleveland Field, in
honor of the Prceidenl. Mr. Field men
tioned these facta to Congressmau Perry
in one of his letters, ancT in ihU way it
came under the eye of the President, and
he -wrote him the following letter.
Executive Mambios. Wasiiikotos,
Feb. 27th. 1888.—W. O. Field, Fai,..
Pelzer, 8.C.; DcarSir—Ihatcrocelyed
from Mr. Perry your recent letter to him,
and learn from fu pcniaal that you have
a son who bears my name. Permit me
to thank you for so flattering a manifea-
(ation of your confidence and reganl,
and as further evidence of my appreeia
tion of your courtesy, 1 lake pleasure lo
sending the accompanying engraving.
'■[)ura very truly.
In response to the compliment, Mr.
Field wrote to the President thanking
him for the letter and engraving of him
self, adding a "modest" rcqiicat that a
nlcturo of Mrs. Cleveland might be sent
him to be placctl alongside of his in the
•humble home at Pelzer." The reejuvat
vaa promptly grsntud, and Mr. Field
was made the tecipicnl of a handsome
photograph of Mi*. Cleveland, with her
H- i.lti.-idl'. iH-tieve t
■im-d loall iHUiilN I
>w. Teh'gr.ipli •
.-w Y'lrk. Ifciitiiimi
•lu ll Ihow- (KunlN iN
iilli and Pittsburg.
ipensatioD of fourth-cloM poatanMan.
The Supreme Court hat rendered a da-
risloD affirming the right xnd power
the State of Maasachuaetts (o tax tM
property of the Wrirtcni Union Telegr^ih
comjiany witidu its limits.
The senate committee on poatoffleaa
and )>o«tniadi baa ardered a favoral^
report on thcsenaie bill to radoca tba
imstagc on seeds, cutting!, buIlM, eto.,
to one cent for every four onneea.- Tm
iin-aent rate is rixtecn ceuta per pound,
while that of Canada irbniy lour centa.
The DuriHisc of tlvj bill >1 to place Ab^
iron aetidsmen on an equality with tte
(hmadians so far ns the use of the United
Stale* mails arc concerned.
In anticiitalion of the decUon in tha
telephone cases, the United States ta-
prcnic Court room was crowded to-^y •
when Court aascralilud at noon, and »
large numlwr of (icoplc were tiOTed
away from the door. Alexander Melville
Bell and Mr. SUrrow, of counsel for ^
Bell Couipnny, were present, aa were also
the Conimisaionct* of Patents, aevetah
patent attorneys and a large nnmber of
iwraons directly or indirccUy Inlereated
in telephone slocka.
At 12:05 Justice Blatchforc, acaiif
for Chief Justice Wuite, began rtad^
the opinion in the telephone cases. Tha
tipiniim was pre|>arcil by the Chief Joa-
tit;e, lull owing to a alight iodispoaitioB
lie did not feel able to read it, and there-
■nesu-d Juati(.-c Blatchford to read
ira. Tbe cases covered by tbe
II of the court arc six in number,
iming (rolii Maasachusetts, one
from Pt’DiiHvIvauia, and four from New
York. In the lirat live muses the appel-
re.Vmue K. Dollmr et al, the Mole-
.u.,.. Telephone Company, the Clay
(>.iimien.uil Company, the Poopl(*’Tel-
•phone Coini»8ny ami the 0%-erland Tele-
plioncComiMiny. In the sixth the Bell
Company is the appellant againM tbe
Mol'-culur CoMijiany. The opiniot was
a lengthy one, and derided in the favor
■ the Bell Telephone Company.
The disaeut of Jiistirca Bradley, Field
and Harlan is Iramnl on the Drawbai^
i-laim. Tiiesc tliree Joslkes ace of ®pw-
ion lliiit the eridenee overwhclmbgly
shows that Drawbaiigb wa-N the first In-
vcnior of tlie s|H9ikiog toUphone, al
though he wuH uiicotiM-ioui of it and waa
not nwitrr of its importance,
Tlic opinion of a majority of the Court
wan iciKl hv JuNlice Blateliford, but waa
nrcparci! I*y Cliief Justice Waite. The
hitler, owing tu indUpobition, did nut
fwl able lo read so long an opinion,
which occupied in dclivcif one hour and
Iiiuing •lispNlcIi luvi Ix-cn
iewitt, New York; Blhmorkst
Hiirom Ihik.. St.‘Paul, Stiiin., nod olli-
place* in the west where hliwinU arc
t uiicoinmun, ofTcriiiu relief for the
irm sufferers in New York and vicioi-
Slavery of a lYhite Han.
(From the New York Heralil,]
Ati-akta, Ga., Miiroh it.—slave is
now n stniiige sight in *lie Smith. A
white slave Is vet more strange: still one
was seen ou the street* of Atlanta yea-
John H. Hughes, a while man of good
character, owed tius Kaglemadier n sum
of money which he wiia unable lo jiay.
He met Kaglcinueher yewlenlay, and
jokingly nskt-d him If he would arrept a
bill of snle to hiinsclf as jiuy for tbedebt.
KB''lemHc|ier agreed, a lawyer was called
the bill of sate drawn up and pro|>-
Inimcdinlcly after lh(]
the reading of Ihcopinioo" .u
phone euae* Justice Ijimar began the
rending of his find opinion aa a mcmlMr .
of the Unilcd States Supreme Court, the
l ase being No. Ifi!!. the Miisouri River
I'lieket Com|>aiiy v* the Hnonibal and St
.loe Railroad Oompnny. Tlic point In-
v.ilvctl WOK tlie ronstruction to be gl*«
to n law of Congress, authorizing tha
building of a bridge for the use of tba
railroatV eomiiativ across the Miraoun
River at K.iusasCily. Thejudpnentof
Ihe Supreme Court of Missouri, in faror
of tlie Hannilinl and St. Joe Comjwoy.
A Madera Waally Bar•^
Louis .1. Wyman, of Hoihury, Maas..
„#ii* a horse which is dressed In * «ul
suit of wool intlead of being clothed la
•oat of hair like ijje ordinary everydM
jcirsc. The wool U an inch long ana n
a reddish brown shade. Tba owaar
show* a bundle of yarn made froia R
and says he ha« enough to make a suit K
clothes fqc the man who will cihiUt tha
horse. Mr. Wyman bought the anl»M
from F,. B. Rhodes, a planter stoek
• of Spartanburg. S. C. Tli borsa
was bled by thoroughbred Kentae^
horse* snd is pe/feet in fonn, 14* haa«
liish and weigh* from 850lo87fipoiiad«.
Itwrived onthoGateC'ltyfrom Savaa-
nah. Georgia, last week, and has riM
been rccniiereilng from the effaeta otals
sea voyage. The covering of tha animal
seems lo be veritable w
Thne Peopla Baraed to Death.
News ha* reached Charlotte of the fa
tal burning of three people, in Rulhcr
ford county, two being burned to d(»th
in a house, and the otberln a field while
firing brush. In the first mentioned rase.
Mrs. Lawson Dari* and bar alster-ln-»w,
an Imbecile, perlAed in the roini of their
buraing home. They were in the boi^
alone, st the Uate, ard the origin of the
fire cannot be accoonted for.
A colored gW aaaied Jaaa Freeman
wM baread to death while firing bfuah-
Her elothbg took fire and befw amist-
anca eonld learii bar she waa boned so
badly that death casuad vary shortly
AtlanU claims a popalatioa of M.OiO
wfthla.tba ei^ Ualta.
TbamMvilla has l.«00 riaHon. who
■vataga each of |$ a ^ la tha
lorn vlU not ha mm ^gawh fif
IllilBtarwUBiU tiBM tbaavalBtlaa
of weeds and axpraiskiaa. CidUtod
WMlamanelaa nr “howdr dor
la lha haekwiwd* af TllfiM 4*nv*ay
eriy signnl. In the dociimcrt “Hiigli™ been pronoaoerf by a Buinb«of wool
sold hluisclf. and ins laxly after death, dealer* in Boston. horse
lo Gus Kaglcmucher, the said Kaglc-
marher lo iiave roiitrol of^ the aaid
Hiigbcs as long as be might live, and to
liartvr, sell or ennvey him to utberii if he
chow lo do so." A eopy “f the i-onlract
as given each |>arty.
Afler the contract wa» handctl him
Iliighi’s iK'gon to think mori' seriously of
the mailer, ami eonaulicd a lawyer as to
Ita validity. Upon iM-ing informed that
it would bold g(x>d in the eiiurU, be
got drunk and waa arrested. Thi* morn-
iiqr he was fined in the Police Court, and
hia owner, (f) who wsi un hand, paid
t^ fine, and this eveahig took him out
to bis farm, wbaic. he says, hr shall
worts him for the haianiv of hit life.
A lAke Balllag Hat.
forctop or mane—only a eocaawhal
thicker growth of wool where thcaa ap-
nendagei should be. Ilia taU, aa well m
the rest of hlm.ia covered with tbe wo^
and, singularly enough, hangs limply
down between the leg*, ezaclly as a
sheep’s tall doe*. Aoother mark of tha
sheep i» the horse's dii|>osltlon tobatt,
aa offensive o|>cratioo whi^ he imartl
to frequently.—f/arf/eed Tiiara.
Mad Already Brea Warfcad.
Bunco Stearer (to ttraager)—“ ’•‘'i
bow do you do, Mr. Sloppaabaimert I
am very gisd to tee you. ’’
Btrsngar—“But my bobw la not Slop*
peaheimer: It's Tuggerly."
Bonn) Steerar—“What, not tha
gerty who w« noantlT mulotad ta
Lake Botokakahl. New Zealaad, U iKW damagre la a breadt of prariM
laolosad by steep, loaely mounUius, tba caser
votosaie dopoait coverlag which looked ttraager— Yea sw.
hu* like faalf^ted, dirty, eln^ mow. Buaeo Steorer-- * 3?.*,^
it is a rethar slgalfleaat fart ta thermal I y®“ »««■•»*
aetlrity that two or three year* ago this i CtreaM*.
lakt roaa to acuriy tho bellliig peiat. —
I This WM eoaaidarad a moat iMaar^bli ^ ^