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•v THE CHARLOTTE MESSENGER VOL. IV. NO. 38. CHARLOTTE, N. C., SATURDAY. APRIL U, 1888. nniiuiiiiMWiOHSt Charlotte Meaaonger IS PT7BUBHKU Every Sciturda.j'^ OHARLOTTK. N. C. . tb* of th* Oolotod r«oplo AMeaart mfl-kBowa wrKon will eeoMb me to H* fran SiSwoM Mrto of tha eooBtoy, and It wlD eotitolii thiglatort Ooa •csl Now* of tbo day. Tn UMaMon l« a ftito rlw uato***' ■Bd wfll wt aDow panoBal abato is Hi eel- t Itk DM a . bst iitJopwidwit—doaltsf Cairi7 bj all It MrTW the rlfbt to gftfclia tbe ewtccRiiSKi of an 'poUle oSdaU—ooouMDding tbs wortby, aad laooauaeiKUBg for elacttos mcta mio at is Hi opinioB ara bast nitad to an-ra the taitctaats of tha paanla It ia istaeded to Mlty7 Iba long Mt saed of a aawwaper to adVoeato the rtabta and dataid (be later.ato of (be Kegto-Amrlcan, oapedaUj in the Pledttwt aacUon of the CareUana nrstnimost; (Ahoova la Advanet.) Smootia Smontha Stogie Copx W.C. SMITH Charlotte N«. Two jouQd women samed Draper cany os a tneoeaefttt farm at AubarDdale, Na«., aboot dghtren milet from Boatoo. Two or three yean age they weie teach ing echool, which oecopatioD ibey gave op (0 ace whet they cosld do ae farmeta. They owoed their place, ao they began to carry oot their plene aa aooa aa decided apoo. They began by ralilog chickene, aad their egga ara famooa the coantry rouod. To prove ttiat they are freeb •oeb egg ie (tamped with the date of ita birth, and for thla gnaranteo their cne- tomen ere williog to pey double the market price. Everything they raiae ta of the beat, aed is made to appear to the beat adrantage. To attain aucceea they are obliged to work hard, and it la not gnnaual for them to begin their dey'a work at 8 o'clock in the morniog. Carroll D. Wright, Chief of the United ftatee Barren of Labor Siatlstlca, saya in llloitratioe of the inaptitode of well- iofonned peopla to eattmate properly, tbatarailroad Prcaident andieveral con- ■nrvadve bue'neta men recently gave it u their deliberate opinion that three tbooeand men wan out of employment in Lnwrenee, MWachttactU, a city of thirty, thoneand HihaMtanU. Careful •nrch by the Board of l^bor could Sod aniy thm hundred men who wanted work, eifo calls attention to the foot that the State Board of Cbaritke of HawachuMUs officially annonoced that tbn;e were daty-two Ihoumod trarapa in the Btete. An accurate cenaut dlscov- arad only o*e thousand one hundred. TELEGRAPHIC TICKS- OAMMAA. Owen Jones, general merchant Oo., ganml merchant* of Itobertonvllle, Xartln eovnty, have made an aaaignsMA for the hoieflt of their creditors; liebiUtiee, $7,000. The exriung libel euit of 3. W. Hem, editor of the Wadcabem Intelligencer, | *’’’ came to an end in BaleM by the Jnry **—' returning ar^ a veHietTb twfis^'mln- utea of not ghilty. Dr. BeaJ. Melnane. Jr., fMannay ■orgeou, after a cnreSal iniiaUgnUciu of tha dtsenM aaoH tte bcaram nhoot Rodt HDI, coanea to OEe ccocloafam thad it i» not the ffnheye bait * onMrrhnl fever. n« disease ie not noeaeeariiy dweeroun, and he meomMBda sod OMtuetloa, plen^ of anally daab abiUm, good mining aad plenty of food, and tnnkn thennad then hahM little epprihan- don about luoovery. QuiahM m deacn of tve grahu gfuren tsriee a day In noommenaed M ta eacelkit tonic. Marely place the quinine on the hoise'a aad he will sarallow It HOME AGAIN. OBOM Am wn or balbok The ir*t eonepiraeiM agalnd the life nf Alaiandor ML. of RoeaX were dia- eoeeaud by the poHee bdore they eould baearriedoni Such ara* the Anichkov patooe ooMpIrney In IBM aad the No- voteherfcask oon-i^rncy In IBM. Tbt Kiateece of both arm denied point- bUak by the oBclel prete when they were reported abroad. Out tuch conapirnciaa did niat oererthdna The annivaraary eonepiracy, Marc* mi-tbe sanl- rertary of the killiag of the prwent Ctar'a father—arae the 0»t wktoh camia nenr toeeeading. Since that date there have been almoat nsintarmplod aeriee of tanmuneamrato of tha dinoovary by the paUee «f new plota. W. R. Brooke, wbof ormerly reaidad at Rockingham, area beaten on the hnid aritb a cleb by Jamcn Norton, aad cua- tained fatal injnriea. The dlflcnlty oc- curted near Springfield, in Richmond county. The road from Monroe to Atlanta, known as the Georgia Carolina and Northern, baa been completed from Mon roe to the South Carolina line, nine miles. The convicta engaged in grading have been removed to the Cape Fear and Yadki^ Valley road. In ^blnson county, a few nights past, a dance was gUco at the bouee of a negro named William Hoot While it was in progreai a piatol ihot was beard. It was round that a negro named Martin Campbell bad suddenly disappeared. There wm a great mystery about the whole affair. It has now been terminated by the finding of Campbell's body In the woods, a quarter of a' mile from the place where the daoce was held. The Dody was beside a road, and in one hand was a revolver. The coroner has held an inquest, which revealed a remarkable crims. R^lte Campbell waa in the yard of Hunt's faoute a white man came up and shot him dead. The white man and aome neynoes bwUly took the body of Campbell and carried it to the place wheiv it waa found. Thov took a re volver froifi the pockets of Campbell and placed it in hie hand, in order to create the impreasioD that it was a caae ef sui cide. The white man concerned haa dUappeared. SOrTU CAKOLIRA. This season Marion ha* shipped 11,7M bale* of cotton, against 8,SBl Iaat season. It is claimed that $63.M0 i* spent every year at Marion for faories and Lut year Hr. 3. A. Brooks, of AUbe- rllle. made aix bales of cotton on iem than four acre* of land. The poatofflees at Torkville and Ben- nettaviile have been raised to the rank of Presidential office*. ^ The smallest mortgage filed in the Picken's clerk's office ao far is for $9. with aootber for $3.30 pushing it close for the prise. A negro named Brownlee, who waa accidentally shot by another negro named Ellison at reiser, has died at Donald's, Abbeville oountv. Mr. Henry T. Fellers, of Newberry county, has been appoint^ special agent of the law dep^mcot of Ihe Richmond and Danville Kailraad. Prof. F. C. Woodward, of Wofford College, has accepted an invitation to de liver the annual addresa before the lit erary societle* of Newberry College. George Evan*, one of the n^roe* em ployed I7 Contractor Deal, whole work ing a force of bands 00 the Oeor^a, Carolina and Northera Railroad, a few tnilea from Chester, was killed while blasting. A nrgro man named Gay Rowland, who waa in the rmpl^ of Tanner A Co., and at work on the Carolina, Knoxville and Western Railvad, near Greenville, dropped dead while going to hi* work, lie wt* examined by a ^ysic^, who prooouDced death from heart dir A few dan ago the wife of William fiparka, of York county, wa* Utten 00 tM foot by a small black spider. Very soon the foot bogao to swell, and there very alarmmg symptoms, compell- iog the lady to take to bra and call in s pbyaicUn. At last account* her condi tion wa* aenons, but hopes are enter tained that she will not die. Yousc Ooodlet, who disappeared from the Reedy River oeigbborboM, ha* re turned in • half inaaae eoaditioD. Be i* natble to give any account of himself or Us waadennga, and appears to be suffer ing from terioQ* abenwtioa of mind. Mr. R. 0. Patrick, ton of 3(Ab . Patrick, of the Aaderaon MlUlaiy Academy, and at preaeat a student « the Baptist Theological SemiDary at I^bville, haa aocapted * call to the nastorata of the BapM church of York- villc. ' Th* Jrmf amf 2fw OnrnlU says " Tbara ia a movameat oe foot amooi (ha moat ialloenUal peataof Iha Grand Araay of tba Rapublw to patitloa lhagov- eraMttopwahaaaa larg* tract of toad on th* top ^ Lookout Veiwtoi* for 1 atiioMi poik. What more appropriato. overtoekiH fftooud* of Chltkam** ga, NMoa Ridge aad wber* ware faa^ tha dacMaa battlaaal the gnat civil warf What aaald flw gevsramant Ao that would ka gratifylag to tha ptaseutatm* ** ^ eomiag ganaraQiu* Ihaa to anetauA park her* aa tha AMAiag ll«o thHf tb* two great ^hoBOMi to • MNaMlt thavolarof iuemvaiM ooMdloato the patriotic dr'MiM aai mnm W tti Newberry h Martlod ht th* oaaooaco- meot of the robbery of lb* Nunhaiiy poatotBca by JCr. JnlmHawkiaa amMmat portaaator. Mr. HawklM oa to* i^pf March to vWi, aa he mM, fak: mother taOntogefauro, bofU wia Ah- covered ia a few dayauiat hohad rahbad th* posfofflee to the amooot *f about $500, as far a* baa yet doreloptd. Cspt 3, W. Brunaon, nf Bpartaabrng, has been appoistod daputv coiloctor for the State at large. The antic* of Oapt. Brunson will be to look after the illlnt distilien and wagon peddlera. This w- point has ' been authorixed within the past few days by the Interasl revune de partment. The recant troubles in the Qlamy Mountain section of Greenville county caused the department to deter mine upon having * l*rm force In this State. Mr. Brunson will bavethe power to summon pnasee* whan it may be Dcceaaary to capture illicit distiller* or to make raids. There w a remarkable outbreak 0 measle* at th* town of Mancheater, In Cumberland county. Tbe population consists almost entlrolyof factory opork- tivcA u some Urge cotton manufartur- catea there. Nearly every operative U sick, some dangerously ao, and all the mills have been forced to shut down. In Ihe trial of tha enit of David %. Foth- eriagham agalost tbs Adams Bxprem GompaBy and Robert A. Ftakerton, for $$fi,Wd*^agM for tale* Usprisoumeut aad eecnidg hh hidktiDent 00 faUe charge*, haa Mguu ia Bt. Loula. Poth- evtogfaam wa* thw ■ammger of the ■Adam* KawamOompaay who wa* robbed ou toe BL i-ngU aoA 8u Praodeeo lUUro^, not far from St. Loiti*, euAht night of October W, 10M. aad wa* la- dktoa tw robbery aad tried aad ae- qoUtod. Buhay WAdlatoB, a colored boy, !fi ymuu, Uvlag la Bmufnrt «B— peteeuiil lu»^ by Aihtoiag a etol of madldae peepafuA tor, agroera paiaaa. DMth MaaS^ a few hear* after toe toMMhC ’IhnmeAkhmwaehafmlamla mtoAea*. ami IwMaao peacantiaa haAbM Bhea to >urtat Hympayr dition very daogeront. Aid is being pven by the kind people of thstscclkin, Such an outbreak of this disesM was □ever before known in this State. UBOKOIA. Algernon Love)oy, a young man in tha employ of Barnes A Co., was killed near Hnm|mreys, Clinch county, by a falling tree. r. O. P. Ritcb, of SilverCreek, while dig$ioK around for Iron ore a few days sgo, excavated ani blasted oot a ledgi of ora that weighed 65 tons, A yearold negn^told died ia Calhoun from being dteoc^m with coal oil by some other negro children, while tbe mother waa away from home. Mrs. Michael Doogberty, living near Rocky Ford, committed raicide By tak ing strychnine. ROKTH, BAMT AMD WBiT A. L. Benjamin, book-keeper of the crockery house of E. B. Taylor A Co., of Richmond, Va*. has goM to Canada with $15,(MO of tbe firm's money. Ons hundred head of stock were bara- I iu a barn near Paris, Ky. Tbe bnitd- g wu fired by lightning. Forty persons were killed end about five hundred injured by a tornado Dacca, India. Tbe Bmlington Road hs* rastoTv-.| rate* 00 freight. This mean* ■- en' the freight rate war. At Terra Haute, Ind., the State Nor mal School building was burned to the ground. Lota, $1ot,000. O. D. AlIenABroe., large land and cattle owners of Uartlaod, Kansas, have failed. liUbtUUea, $100,000. At Bristol, Tena., tbe large planing and manufacturing mills owned ny But- fum A Co. have been burned, txa*, $35,(XM; insurance, $5,000. Thomas Riole*, who with U* brothers rns a number of grocery stores thr^gli' out New York City, and ia renuted to be wealthy, wa* •entenced to toe ^i- tentlary for three month* for selling oleomargarine. Two nraroea, whose name* could net be Icareed, fought a duel with pocket knives near Blnuingham, AIa.,* at a rail road camp. One of them wa* fatally •tabbed and the other ese^ed. Charlaa S. Cram aad Samuel C. Whila, tha ahMoading aresideat awl cashier of NMtoaal Baak/^ Rsleidt. ihom* is oswtody of Chies^ PatiM Heartt aad Dapaty Rogers. Tw party srers drtveu qidrtly to the jdl. Vary few people ware aa ne lookout, as it rad baaa aasouacad that Crem and WUta woidd oot arrive uatU later la toe day. Ob tMitarrival at toe jail toe prisoner* me lotoad up. fhey wer* permitted .j sea a (aw iwtivea. Ihree hrothera- iailaw «f White aad two of his chureh Meads called. To one of tbe latter White said that amidst all hiatroublM he had Bot lost his reHgioa. Re was told that* week »go hi* Sunday school dass of young lames bad prayed for him. Whito remarked that the {Hunderadbenk ought, with proper management in clea^ it up, pay from seventy to ninety mts on the dollar. Orom declaiea that the brak was broke alltopiccee wher he went in as presi dent two years aao, and that thej^ple in the bank knew it to bt so. He said further that when the trial came off, and he went on the stand a* a witness, all this would be revealed, and a great deal more. Be asserted that some people here are sorry to see him and White Mck in Ralei^. He declared that he and'White would prove their assertion* by the books of the bank. The're was no trouble whatever bringing the prisoners beck. They did not require handcuffs. There was talk * a compromise by which they agreed retorn. This was all wrongly stated. They returned lust at if extruited, tc be tried upon (he three ndictmeots of forgery found against them by tbe grand Jury of Wake county, which were filed wito the Department nf Slate at Wub- ington. They merely saved tbe trouble ' extradition. That was all. 'The bond of each was fixed by ilndpe ,jipp, of Wake Superior Court, teen thousand dollars. Effort* made to secure the requisite bail, but ere unavailing. Home persons express a belief that they can't ^ convictod of forgery, but tbr majority say th* evidence, is direct and overwhelming, and their conviction certainty. No reporters KLICT BaTlRfi& A has^ of rie* wal|^ BOO prands. Tbe first steal pea wm made ta IBM. A 9*8 is ton and seven-eighto inehM. Italy dgnlfis* a country of pil^ bum U* ykldmg grsto qnandtie* of Uack A haadsoma Maltese cat, taken frost Norfe^ Va, toSiaaaton, tnvrtsdbeek homa 3,6 miles, by. itiialf, in a few — ■‘ta .. Tax** paper mn that a somiam- bulist went out aad hitched op hto laam and plowed nMriy half an acre bofor* b* woke sp. A hugh black fish ow t'airlj-fisp feto la length was seen in tbe watm os the bay aear Whatcom, Washington Tmi- tory, recently. Parte te tbe city of cats. They live in colonic* near the market* and war on d bank nsletn of the United States was organised Wbruaiy 25, 1863, to give netfoTBity to the paper currency and Ike banking laws 01 th* country. In 1526 Wales was ineorporatod wito England, and the Englteb lavrsand liber ties were graotod to its inbsbiunta. Ire land wa* raised lo the dignity of a king dom in 1543. Illinois hs* a law prohibiting the ml* of tobacco in any shape to children under eighteen yean of a^ra and tbe Ksyor of Chicago has set ^ut rigidly enfor^ng it. TMe relitive dtetaores of the sun and Ole muon were first calculated, gra- ! the prisonen, Counsel for tbr lattor laid that they bad ao statomants to make, and would make none until thr trial WM held. wtrically, by’^Aristafehua, who ateo giaiotained tbb atability of the *ttn», about 280, B. C. The fruit of the cherry laurel increases at the rate of ninety per cent, at night and cnly ton per cent: by day; while *^ pies iitcreases eighty per cent, at aignt and twenty per cent. In tbe daytime. Had not Ibe wife of an Englteh papur- maker accidenily leta blue bag fall into a vat of pulp, bine laid paper, the inven- tioa which brought a fortune lo Ihe paper- maker, might have still to be invented. Arthur Rchlemio, of Baoford, Fla., kllM a rattlesnake Ibe other day, and (onnd in it a tarn rabbit. The animat bad evidently me swallowed only a ibort time before, for it waa etlll warm. A colored man in Anderson eenniy, 6. C., found a live net in tbe middle of Ibe “ j trunk of a huge pine tree which be felled, admittcrl | • sirall cavity in the ceoSerof CLAIMING AIKEN A ttaoagla Xmwyar Cli tto*. eawvraad.Van af Hto (I Ham Joan ittaeked. A decided searnttos wa* created li ligiou* oirOlea *t Wllkesbarre, Pa. Bam Joaea, the evaageltet, lectured there, tad aa uaual waa p^use In his broad aoyiags. The moniiirg paper make* a blUac attack on Jones. Itmys; “After runnlug toe nuntiet between aemi- aobrieto aad dmlrlnm tremeas, he biacad p antf exhiMtod himself a* a bright ex- nple, Joaea now wallows in coersf ingoage and wit of a losy toee. Hk lyiaga leave a had taste la The mouth M seem mcreligkru*. He makes a bur- aqM of rejigtoaL, Bratlmr Oardaer, of M Uma Kin Olab, abonid get hold *f OBCs aad azUldt Uai.*' AUEMKING BANE 8T0CI. Tks Alieraer Geevral af Kealh Carallae (Mves aa IssssHaal neelslaa. A question as to the proper manner of assessing bank slock and banking capi tal’ for taxing having arisen in Bnulh Carolina, the matter was referred by the Comptroller-Oeaeral to Attorney-General Earle, who rendered the following im portant decision, which, from the fact that it decUrn* United States bonds not exempt from State taxation, causes con- ■idersble consternation among banking people generally. The Altorney-Oen- era] mys; “My opinion te that the there* of the .harebolaets in any bank or banking amociarion should Iw listed egaiust them individually at their tnie value in money, and tote value should include all surplus or extra money, capiUl and every species of personal property of value owncrl - in the poseesaloD of any such bank, matters not that such surplav or capital may have been Invested in United Btalc* bond*, or other noo-taxsbie securities. Under se^on 5319 of the ravteed eUtutee it ie declared that nothing in stnintos 1^1 prevent all the tharee in eny asao- ciation from being included in Ihe per sonal property, or the holder of such share* in aaisesing toxca imposed by the authority of the state wilbin which Ibe SMOctemn te located, etc. My opinion te tort under tlite s^ion, when con strued with (be other United Hlatcs baokiog laws, the Bute ha* the authority to impose a Ux upon tbe aclunl value in money upon tbe toarcs of tbe abare- bolders without any refereace to (he character of (he eecuritim In which the otpital or aurplu* of any bank nuy be inveatod. Van Allen re. tbe Aiaesac— 8 vol., 695.” Comptroller - OeoenI Verncr I lastrnctod all the county auditors to > toad tbe infonaaGoo above rtven to 1 hank* aad baaUag ibsUlututB*, and quire all soda oorpontiuni to revise turns Boa^ Yij tbm, taking care lo as- oertain, ' the tree made there by chipping the pine when small. A farmer of Sumpter county. Ark., iwapped hi* homestead of 160 acres for fire acres of land, twenty bushels of po tatoes, one tow, four pigs, fire gallons of lynipi four hens, two eggs, and a ^“"e :liew of tobacco. Samuel Merriton, who died In Indlan- ipolb recently at the sge of ninety, was the oldest-born Indianian. His father was a Kevnlutionsry soldier who settled on the present site of Aurora, Indiana, in 1708, tbe year of Bamnel Morriion'e birth. A Buffalo man hungbiiwitchat night 'er a pan of dougb in tbe kitchen, and .ue next morning it wa* missing. He of contee thought it had bean stolen, end iDsjdernbly ttirpriaed at supper time the lost timepiece roll out of a loaf of bread hi* wife wu cutting. A peculiar feature of Long Lake, in Wexford County, Micblnn, I* that it gralually rtece and subside* once every few yaari. H hu been rising for the past four or five year*, aod tbe Grand Renld* A Indinoa Kailwiy bat been obliged to abandon it* old railway along the thora. Roberta, of llsrtwell, Georgia, rooster which swelled op to aa snoatural alee tbe other day. Out of curlositj Jim nunctnrtd Ih* fowl's skin wito BfMnkDiie to find out if It* great bulk were dne lo air beneath tbe skin. The roo-tor *1 once colUpsed to ita nor* Btal ri-^e aod te now all right. Becrnt af tha Hphlax. Aa undertaking hu been begun which ought to yield results of speciu intorust. ThU U tte reraq|rt of aud from round the tphioz. TiKphinx occuplet a po- kltion whure tbe emroortimant of toe desert te most conspicuous. At the preMnt day nothing Is to ba seen of the nnimal except iUhMd aed neck; bnttb* old Bnptlan monumenia on which K U figucad show not only tha entire body down to the paws, but ateo a large •quare plinth beaeath,covered wUhonta- manls. Binr* the time of tha Greeks, K ibapa, even slac* Ibe ra'go of Oeorn toil pllath hu dluppeared baaealh th* eaod aad H* vary axteuae* had beaa forgoUao. Hmute a b% aad gaatdaa ssauttna Ur Bonto CaroHaa. A young Georgian, aad aa adttnr M that, uaued throagu Augarta *■ kU,. way to Alkaa, 8. C., to bcfla h towault for toe recovary cn Iba aatbt tawte. Thiak of Alk^ (be graetaat imut Ik - Ilia Soo^ md th* tiehirt of to* ami cUie* la OatoUna, all eWaed 19-a The young man te JidlM B. BodfUli;^ one of the raitora and th* buslnaM atoa-,.' agerof the Maoon Evenlttg Nawu. Ha' wu bora jte'Wayvmboro, aeor Aufurtn, and une* leaviim eoUeg* in Maeoa aoM yean sgo he hu been engaged in juuinm- ism in that city. He waa married about two years ago to a lovaly Georgia ' and they have a bright little boy, whom they will rechrtetoa Lord of Aiken, If they recuvw that beauGful town. A reporter interviowed Hr. Rodgenaa be wu waiting for the Aiken train, aad he feels coaBdent of eatabHshlng Ui churn. Die attorneya In Aikea era CeU A. G. Hammoad and John Gary BvaoSk and they have examined tbe leunto of Aiken and adjoining countie* of. Bn- . well aad Ed^etd, and inform hhn that' they have ample evidence to begin Ur suit. They have urged hi* preeaaea U Aiken before Wedaeaday, aod thajhiBa- thereby to raeover a laage part of Oa property without contoat, m oa totfi day certain leases expire, which, if Hr. Rodgera putt in objection*, it wU hs legally Impoauble tn raMw. H* te now in Aiken eonsuiting Mcmr*. Hammoad A Evans, and they wilt begin Ibe euIt at once. It seem* that many year* ago BodgetO* grandfather, Beverly M. Rodgeia, of Au^' gusts, purchased sb^t 700 screa of land ID aed around tbe elevation ttnon.wkich te DOW built toe town of Aikm. Be bought it u a speculatien and deeded certain lots to the South Carolina Read, provided tbe company would ostaMIto a station and town. ». Rodger* diqd very suddenly, and hH affaitt ware eoa- siderably mixed. His children were all small, aad when the father of tbepreasut Julien Rogers took charge of affatea ^ dee^ were lost, aod the bare fart tort hi* father held some land in Carotiaa wu all that he knew of tbe putobase. Meanwhile eenlers toito poeamakia of Aiken aod it grew to be a town. Fie- tiUou* sale* aeem to have been effected, and whila the deed of tbe rtder Rodgen wu recorded, there eeemed to ba ao record of deed* from him to puruhaaen of much of tbe land Uiat te now iano- ccotly held by real buyers. The Rodgera family elept oner their rights imtn ra^ cently, when m aunt in TexM wrote to Jnlicn advillng him to look up the oU record* He took hold of the mattto, and tbe lawyers have discovered a pretty warm trail In tbe way of evidence, toav- Ing tort at least two bnadcod acres ia a^ around Aiken have never prapetly passed out of the noeeemloa of (he hodgen family. Mr. Barney Dunbar, a promiuent and wealthy cittaeo of Au gusts, who is related to the Rodgne family, teem* to bare called tha mattm to mind, and u he te an old rreidat aad familiar with- Carolina, he wrote to Wa reUGue In advbing (bat (he oW* ter be lookM into, with what etfert awy. be seen aad with whrt icaulta tbe Gua- Una court* will show. Mr. Rodgen doe* not know ai vet' what part of Aiken te affected by ate claim, but hie information te that tha whole town te included, and if am toa little city will ba oondderrtdy rfmltoa up. It te an important and aeltow mat ter to Aiken, and it te also qiton tant to Mr. Rodgera Re wya tort tina of hi* family will ebarc wito hfaa whrt- ever h* can lecuver, aad he will (whlha euit for all it te worth. Thte meaae thrt huadred* rtid hundred* of thaumaim « dollan of property in Aikea are rt Bcariy ae they pomibiy can. It te generally eoppoaedthrtthasphh i oney valiM di Im ih*ie* in; U hewn out of a Urge, Isolated rock ttlons, InclndinglheirenrpliM, whito overlooked the p'aln; but M. ■ V c.. >-^pera'* resaarebe* euggert that it te a 'k atlll mora atupenoea*. H* ha* •nch ImlitaUoBi, Inclndlng (heir srltheot r^erenee lo the chancter of the •eciirtUea to which th* capital or aurplos My be iavntod. AUaakiag tin Cmu, A ifactel from lU., nya “Q" aofiae, asaaaed byj now men. waa apanatofag tha dty ijkr toe Weston ladteBB tnefei tremJW anathweat. At 47to ■treat a erowfflhnw rtaan thnngb toa ato wladaw, when Ch«te* ffcaipre, aa* of-lhoenv, drew a wridvm, aad IriagSt rt to* eaavd, otnto Jaaws Boy. tea. Afaukdrymrt, to the kae*. AtMfb rtrort toe aapae rest the *uh npatetea fremJkotoar crowd, and Buinri agafn a Wrtto.* Wi rrtMhrtrttoare, Into* hhmdrtiHy. AaWMrt A Claae Winra far Rli life. Thabarben'aiatetoatoof KaplM, Iialy, were out on* strike. A rich Bagltefa- ■aa artiriag' atra hotsi uked Tor a bar- bar. Maff iafurmid ef tha etitt*, hut heat upou maktag hi* vteii* without de- toy, b* offered $li>9 for a ebavu. That ..... llV ahflv. atttprat proved that the spUax occiMies Ihs --- tor of an ampbithutrt, formiag n kiad of 10^ basin, to* apper rim of whkh to about oaataval with m head nf tha aal- nuL Tbe wall* of tote amBhitheatni wMaever visible, an eat tv we haad ef msa. It scam* prohabla, tharatora, that is to* bagtaniag (hare wot a aalform •arfaea of rock to which aa artWeial nl- iM hm buaa axcavitad, m •• to teaoa to to* mMdte a block eat of wUto th* by thav- sahlsx wm finally hem. Th* aatova- ioaaRdv team for tweira tematot rt i tioai nowbalagoarriadoawUl(■•oMirt l&tek It te^ arteatehtag; tharafort, rtrifr toa txMeace of tha jMath toown dZTmaaww faaod wiU^ to hraak oa tto old palattoga, tM ralm of too uatoa aad joitoot oaa ovUoae*, by (ho oreaanatrttea of Iho yertb salary by OBOshar*. fact ba- rtlath, ef th*lm ng^thoMnrt^. roartkamtahteedteaiiiMa. hawovor, fi. Maaparo te teeSod ta am^teWa {STaaaMedrd to attaak to* apartato vory crest MUlHty~pe^ wSk jSteil^ n* «M takaa to toe thaa (S* aarif dnartiat—Ite Mto taartyreoua amiare. tbairet “ The Soatoan ProM. The Bootharn Piam Amootettoa, to annual aeiBioB rt New Orieaair to* foUowlng oflioen: Preehfaat, U B, Jocea. Jaeksoaville TImes-Unhm; rtoa- preridoat, W. W.- Beraws, Muatywriy Adrerttear; ncrotan sad inaMnr, Adolph a. Odm. Cbatlaaooga Ttertk Direetora, J. H. X*t^ Bannaah Nowai H. C. Haaaaa. Odumbas Raqolsor-laat E. P. Howell, Atteate QuaaUtuttea; Pstfkk Wateh, Angurta Arorteto; J. W. Lmbert, Natcbn Detaoerrt-, QareM H. Nichotooa, New Oricnaa Plwnan. H. K. Ellteoa, IHcbmead Dtepatto: T. W. Oawaon, Charteotoa Nawn. eai Courier, aad PaguM. Baker, |few fte- teuw ‘IteMO-Democnt. Tb* amietetioB te to mart BUrt y*af rt Tbe mimkrti lalt the dty oaqouM treia on to* Loatevlll* aad Nawrffte Bolhuad. Aftar calHag on Mr. Onto rt Daaavotr Ibuy will uneuad ta ftrt Chrtettea, whan to* rktonwRlh*a» tertntoad rt n dtaaor glvan by Iho «m- brti of tW Naur (teteia* Preaa. . Nrd Wartli Haattoalag. ToeHlir- Nter(who hn JartM'a Wr-aMtadatoBT*y-.-“Av. hew miT te Itr, * trtW—“Taaalj iiauaBl^Mt.* TMm Hr. ■rtf—**Atr, daaa toil •MYboter

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