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THE CHARLOTTE MESSENGER.
VOL.. IV. NO. 47.
CHAKLOTTE, N. C., SATUKDAY, JULY 7, 1888.
M tlil V mikHc ORSttA
CHAIII.QTTC, N. C.
In the Zntnrwte of th« Colorod Peoplo
of th« Cotiatry.
AU* nod wtU-knowD wriUro will eontrib
ote to ill rolniDW (nn dlffcnnt pan at th»
rooMr^. Slid n wlB contain tk^latat Ow
end Bewi oftb*
Tn MemsnoKa li a flr«.rla« nawapapa*
and n'ill not aHnw parannal abaiia In Ito col-
ninna It ia not aactarlan r partlwn. bM
liiM|)ni>laat—dcalinc lairtj alL It r»-
■vma Um rirtt to criUciae Uie riitaieonilnp
nr all palMic olDdala—nMsnnndi^ wa
vnrtlif. and irroranwoiilnt tor etfctioo ncii
ni«n a* tn Ha opinioti ara anlted to
or the people.
of awn . .
•iefend tba Inlar.ata of tbo Negro-Amertran,
nipedalty in lha Ptedmont aectlon of the
W.C. SMITH Charlotte NC
At ordlnarj Uexican trUfi at law am
long and ezpcnalve, the aevon murderen
d( a wealthy rattle owner were recenlly
gflren a abort way lo jaatice at Durango,
Mexico, b; llie “ley da fuego;" that la,
they were permilled to try to cacape and
in their ellort for freedom were all abot
The Boatos BerHd tayi of the nomhi-
atkina that Harriaon owca hia aalectlnn
nrattohiareaidence lo tbeStata. of In
diana, aecond to bli being the moat
practicable candidate in the eoByention
for the defeat oLJohn Bbannan. Aaide
from the flrat atated reaisn it will hardly
be claimed ihat be was more likely to tw
conMdered in ccAnection with the Presi
dency than bundreda of other men. He
bps prored himself to be a well equip-
pM oBd capaEle lawyer, a loldier who
Itood well m the field of battle, and a
politldao of good fighting qaatity.
The nomination of Morton for Vice-
President ia, aa will be generally ac-
ceptod, made with • view to the llnul-
cial atreogth needed for the campaign.
UOOD AOVtCK TO BSTIB.
The following tel^rem waa sent to
“To ^ M. Eftle, Cb^rman KatioBal
Conrention, Obicagn, III. The Chernw
Democrats advise you to endorse Cleve-
taod and adjoorn.
W. C. McOreight, Mayor.
A Waah^gton correipondcnt rays:—
“ftenator mennaa Inya hie defeat di
rectly at Governor Alger's door."
Oeneral Harriaon has cboaen Colon'el
W. W. Dodley, rx-penalon commisslowa
er, aa hia penonal repreaenlatire on the
Hepnblican National Kxecutivc Com-
North. £»?■*« Went.
Newi has bean received that a band
of Anachea ia abroad in aontfaere Arizona,
wandering and mnrdering whitca.
Pablie parka an recommended aa a
preventive of anarchy. A speaker lo
Philadelphia traced the connection be
tween a certain rlasa ofvirtaaeand open
apaccA “Piotoos nprialnga," bo said,
“never find thoir source in that |4rt of
the population dwelling in the vicinity
of parka,since anarcblata frequent thickly
cTowdni quarter*^ the alleys and densely
Tba Atlanta CantlUulim aayi that
“the center of population has steadily
mo.fd fonihward, exee|>l daring tba
war anil belwcori IS80 and IMO. !■
point of fact the South ia increacirg
more rapidly in population than the
North, wnoo foreign immigrants are left
outef Ihc calculation. The last cenaut
shows that the Southern States are add-
SSl'.OOU childrea to their population
each year against onljr 708,0i)b in (be
North, with nearly twice tbepopulation.
THE TWIN STATES.
A great loldiere’ reunion ia to be held
at nttaboro on the first Thursday in
AugusL Governor Beales, Benaton
Vance and Ransom and Lieutenant Gov
ernor Steadman will make speeches.
Concord's new bsnk wsi opened for
busineta on Thundsy, July 5ln. Work
baa been oomexnced on the new hotel
building at that place. It la to adjoin
tbe bank building and will be a hand-
' -me atnicture.
The fifth meeting of the North Caro
lina Teachan' AsMmbty at Morehcad
dty ended Friday after a ftro weeks aes-
siop. More than 3,000 teacbeia were
present. A Party of sevaral hundred
tcacheri left lor New York by steamer
exmodun which is to occupy s week or
WUlitm A. Potts, of Beaufort county
the murderer of Paul Lincke, will be
haoged on July Ifitb the Guveroor hav
ing declined to interfere. Governor
S(«lus also made a final diipoaition of
the death sentence of James Byers, of
Wilkes county. He declines to take
any action, and leta tbe law take its
course. Byers will, tbereforerbo banged
St Wilkesbm, Jnly ISth for mntder.
The flemocnts of North CaroUns will
hold a aeries of ratiflcalion meetings At
leading points during the month of July.
So far ten meetings nave been arrangN
for, to be addressed by all the candi
dates on ihe State ticket, the Preai-
deutisl eleclort, Ihe United States
Senators, and as many Congreasmen as
can arrange to attend. There will be a
grand torcbllgfat procession of Cevelsnd
and Fowlo clubs at each point, and the
railroods of the State will give reduced
rates to all desiring to attend.
TTBiiiiiHili a eraastil ■pesah Hh Tarty's
The followiag is a partial list of Ihs
committee appmtod to notify Orovef of
bis re-Domiaanoa; J. B- Prount, Fla.;
John Triplett, Go.; T. N. StangA N. C.;
Ltsrey Springs, B. 0.; B. B. Gordon. Va.
Upon their arrival at tbe Whitf|£onsc
G>e President descended to tbT East
Room accompanied by tbe fellnwing
persons; Mrs. Clevetand, Rev. William
M. OlersUnd, the prealdent's brother
and wife,- of Forat Portuay; Mrs. W.
E. Hoyt, the president’s siMor, of Fay
etteville, N. T.; Mr. and .Mrs. Lamont,
Mr. W. EBtaren, of Buffalo, all of whom
were present at the notl&wtioo of Us
first nomipstion; Mr. Bayard, Hr. And
Mrs.Falrebild, Mr.apd Mrs. Whitney,
Mrs. Eedkwtt, Mr. Vitas, Mr. and Mrs.
Dickinson. Mr. Benjamin Folsom and
Their aj^wSach was the signal for a
grsnsi clapping of bands on the part of
tbe risitore, and at soon as tbe party had
taken their places, General Collins step
ped forward and addrcileed Ute presideat.
Thomas S. Pitt, secretary of the noli-
ficetion oommiUeA then presented Mr.
Olevelsnd with a handsomely engrossed
copy of the plttform, adcqded st the
Nauonal DemoeraUc CouventioD. Tbe
president replied in an earnest and em
phatic manner and waa freciuontly inler-
- ipted by spplaiM.
Thus closM tbe speech-making, ned
then all present proceeded to the state
dining room and pertook of light re*
freshmeBts. Afterwsrd the committee
became the guests of tbe Columbia Club
sDd were driven about the city.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
XV 'V'Trw BOVO Ajn> fflVAXM.
John Jacker, who lives a few miles
west of Racine, Wia., is now in the forty-
first dsy of hia fast
George W. Wilton waa hanged st
Alldon, N. Y.. st I0:IS Wodnesdsy
morning for the murder of his wife
Jamury 19, 1887
Thres nciv blast furnaces are to
erected in Birmingham, Ala, for which
|'00,000, partly Cbarleaton tapital, '
been deposited in hanks.
At Migna Vista, MIm., a few days
ago. a negro covered a alorekeeper with
a revolver, then auctioned off bla gooils
to other negroes, pocketed the caah and
Mrs. President Cleveland and, her
mother, Mrs. Folsom, arrived from Parh
Tneaday, spent the morning in their
rooms st Victor Hotel. They left for
Washington in the atternoon on tbe
Hon. John M. Glover, Member of Cow^ ’
grets for tbe Eighth Missouri district,
has filed suit for $30,000 against the
i?Mr Den%oeTat, of Bt. Louis, for libel.
William Aldridge, a tough character, i • . _ ». ., .■ j.
.boi..j kuirf Sra
barirer, whose home is in Danville, Ind.. I '
at the house of Cuuningham'ssUter. The)
men quairclsd over a woman. j
It bss jiut licen learned that at John
T. Roddy’s camp on the “3 C’s" seven
mile# from Rook Hill, one negro wsa
killed and three fatally injured by a bank
caving in Tuesday.
Information is just reesivod of a hor
rible crime committed in York county.
Robert Wood, a white man of sLztv
years, wHh a family, is charged with
brutally injuring and mutilating a white
girt named Hill, aged only six years. A
|Mrty of about fifty white men went at
night tu tbe bouse of the girl’s mother,
and though she was quite ill, forced her
lo make affidavit that Wood waa tbe per-
son who had injured ^s child. Wood
liBS been notified to q^^.tfac county in
five days, or take tbe consequences. He
is supposed to bsve gone. If he remslns
he will lie cither lynched or veryTonghly
Many of the towns of Lalifomis which
went out of esiMetcc coincident with
the decline of gold mining have be
revived, and are now tiixuristing in
new and proipeiout career throogh the
deielapment of the agricultural
•onreev of the eoualry. Marysville,
Auburn, Oroville and Plaeerville
illustrations. Orchards and vineyards
bsve spnmg up In Ihsir localities, and
enduring prosperity u apparently in
store for them.
The journal Ftrat and Gordsn gives
a paper from Peler Ilenderios, in which
he suTct that early in tbe present cen
tury there wore about 100 professed
florists in the Cnitod Btatea, and their
comUned greenhouses carerod 30,000
square feet of gbiss. There are now over
10,000 florists, occupying 3J,0J0,000
feet of glass, or about 1000 aeree of
greenhouses. Three stroctnree coet
about thirty millieo dol'art, and tbe
> plants in them are valued at twice tbst
A nniloa PosUye SUmpt.
A Pbilsdelphiao he# collected, sorted,
end filed sway enough cancried postw
stands to reach, if ^aesd side by sid^
from Ihe Delawsie hirer to Cobb'e
CrMk, the extreme western bonudsrr of
tbs city. In this extraordinary collec-
, lion there are 1,000,000 sUmps. TbcM
James Jowett, forty-four years of age, stamps, if used as wall *-
shot and fatally wounded Arthur Craven, (uScieot to cover tbe
a young mill employee, at Waiiakiiek, I
It I. Jowett saysttutCraven attempted
to assault his daughter, twcnty-ono years
In respect to patronsgo, asserU the
New Yrrrk Iferfd, the pos.tioo of Tost-
mastcr-tieneral, is now lbs most im
Ihs CsbioM. Tbs 30,0
poslinasteis who are responslbls for tbrlr
appelnlmsat to tbe ohisf of tbo depart-
moat are lupplemeoted. by an imaMNSs
aumlrcrof clerts who serve at Wsshlag-
tOR. on the tallroads sad as etamiiMfs
and Inspautois all orqy tbe eaaatry, tad
•No PoBimssler Ueastal U M Uis paopts
ri largo slmoet as lafitMaUal amanm tba
'*’1000," reautksa writer !■ the Lorn
lor 7‘iMm, “that the Called States Oev-
trameat have Just lauaohada formldafalt
remal styled a “dyi
A 731 toas dUplAcaiMat,aad Is bUadad
matcam twenty haola, and bar
■ent-oraaiats of three g«n^ cnah
sehargtof 300 potwdt ad.dyaasaUebf
MMaedcomprouad air. Ittaatiing%
Mt chOTaatermtia, that, whOe a Israiga
yowar. hqp gat sa far as thii. oar anar-
fMle mNUacy and iavs(‘ oMtHHlm
ImU not bavo ■idiiai.n I
wmi vMh 4yfiqgo firtOiify.*
The Mexleaa Flood.
Telegraphic communication which has
been interrupted for several days by
floods has lieen restored and ^wrticnlan
of the terrible disaster on the hne of the
Mexican Central railway, particularly at
Leon and Silao, arc obuined. During
the past ten days the tabic Innds in
the vicinity of Zacatecas have been
visited by unprecedented rains. Every
mountain rivuled along the Central rail
way for more then 300 miles bss been
converted into a destructive torrent, ssd
the valleys present the appearance of
lakes. Many cities sod town# have
l)cen Inundated and Lcou and Silao have
At least 1,500 people were drowned in
Leon alone. Over one thousand bodies
have been recovered. Ri some districts
the water it full of dead Itodiea, floating
as thick os drift wood, and the stench
prevading ihe country Is almost unbear
able. Ail over Mexico, incasures w
being taken to raise funds for the relief
of the sufferers.
C-onseeraUd by the Cardinal.
Officer Murty p’Sallivan was shot in
the abdomen sod fatally wnuoded about
midnight Tuesday night by a negro
roustabout named Frank Parker, st St.
At the Gettysburg re-union, speeches
were made hv Gena Sickles, Gordon,
Longstioet, chaplain, MeCabe and others.
Tbe blue and the gray intermingled in
Coitoa worms have ap|>earcd in five _ „
counties in the sootbern pvt of Arksnsos, pled time, and ths isslstABoe of niunsr-
and it is feared that they will do as ous frieoda and acquslntaoecs, tbs first
much damage to tbe crop aa in 1867, I •’brick” or package of 60,000 use
when the crop was a total imlurc. | pleled on October 18,_18SV.
Tbe furnace fires in Cincinnati, New-1 lowed s
port and Coriogton Rolling Mills, Ohio, i . ,, ^ ,-nof,
—- jwrmiucd to die mit_ Bsturday ' io fourteen mool^ untjl finslly 1,000^-
Dlshop Leo Haid, pf North Carollon.
was conreented at tbe Cathedral In
Baltimore by Cardinal Gibbons, 'fhere
was a procession of bishops, priesK
seminarians and acolytes from the Card
inal's residence to the catbedral. Card
inal Gibbons was the celebrant of tlie
pontiflcisl mass on the main altar, with
Father Albert as deacon and Rev. Chas.
Judge, of Rt. (Nvles College, aa sub
Bishop Haid eclebnteil the
the altv to tbe right, sssisled by Father
Willibad, of North Carolina. Bbhops
decker, of Georgia, and Seidenbuscb, of
'.-rth Minnesota, were the co-conseerat-
irs. The commissicM from the Pojie
sere read by Rev. Alfdumsa L. Magnier.
The first document appoints Father Hold
Vicar Apostolic of North Carolias, and
the second invests him with the titular
bishopric of Measeuia, Greece. Bishop
Keane, of Richmond, preached “
(ioi^sumpseach, weighlngflVepoundt svHnon- “^4?®
WsiUikiiek, I g[|^ city house, and if spread
n one yard wide would reach nearly
800 yards. The patient oollector of this
million of little biu of engraved
is Paul Des Oranges, a retirM mer
who began tbe task February 6.
Mr. Det Oranges says of his work.
Tbe plan adopted for the preservation
and aetoal counting of tbe stamps was
to remove them from any adherent paper
by soaking in water, sail after drying,
to l;e in packsgei of 100; these were
then DTsde into bundles of 1000. then
3,000, and'lea of those into parcels of
OU.uwsiimp* ewvu, .« ,
and five ounces. Having much u
irregular 'intervals, varying
e months and twenty days *-
night,'and were not starred Hond y
morning. Beventy-flvo bnodred men are
thrown out of work, and tho lockout
promtaei to be protracted.
A desperate hetUe occurred between
revenue nfSeen and moonshlnm near
Black Springs. Kr., on Tliuriday. In-
ternil Revenue Collector Frye and posse
raided the mooneUners, in which Deputy
Collertor Marshall Trammell was killed.
At Milwaokra, Wis., Six hundred men
were thrown out of employment by tbe
ctnriog down of the North Chicago Rol-
Uag Mill Cosapaay's mills at Uayriew,
because of the diibreace between the
Amajgaauted aaeoctatioa sod tbe manu-
„p|eted on Oclo'cer 8, 1887,
in a poriod of fivo jevs, eight months
and two days. Of one cent United
Btatea stamps there ire 118.000; of two-
cent stamps, Mfi.OOt; of threw cent
■tamps, OR.OOO; of miscsllaneousstamps,
8-3,400; of foreign sumps, 86,800; total,
A Fsrwsrti Magastle 9«alllfea.
A fvoisr, living cssi Walthourvills,
liberty t oouty, was strtick by ligbirag
four years ago. The oceurrooce w.il M
remembered by mtay here, as It was dur
ing thckCoogreesloaal Couveation. Bince
Ihat time he has bad pseuUar electrkal
tad msgoetie qualities. Whaaover a
fseturers over the scale of wages for, the ] ,(0^ gathers or court meets be become
Vlesr-Geacral Coawav, probably one
of tbe beat known of the Cstbolie pre-
talas In America, is seriensly ill at his
borne in Cbicsgo, sad all hopes of his
rcoovety have bssa given up by hia
A special fbooi Memphis, Teen., wys
that TbCHes Meorchead. aa old rltias^
wasatrtbad aU-timrs IreTboamThylor.
a yooag man, and dlsd Saturday-
UouUseaa Che elraemsat of Moof^
baads daughter with nylor, tbe old oua
oompaUidBthagirl toretoni home. Ob
meeUag An old men Taylor attaeksd
him ths reielt Mated.
' TartIMe Maatcr.
Tha ttmimm Jamm BdMwta taa
dowa a ptiMiiTi tauBch on tho Hedsoa
J«M iflir taviMVewbnrg, K. T., aad
cot M ia Ime. Thara wen etgU pemoaa
oa board ths laaasb, two sasa sad dr
highlr'shargsd. Bis fis^ tiaglee sad
Uar 'spark* are smiUad In myriadA
BmiUl partlelei of asetal nllM to his
fioaers, while flies whieh light b«B him
fsUdaed IntUoMT-—SmeasaA 3Wa
A Fhlladelpfala Isdy, vteiffu frieadt
ie Besion, compUiaed maa of tbe
eroeked streets. ’••.Now PMsdot^";
sbs mid is so bseaUfsIly ead ngomiy
laid out.’’ L
“Vea,” respoedad ber jTaakaa both
••bet If llostoe ware as iliad as FUlw
dMtJtia, doubtlasf U-ssMdbeasdsoea*
ly laU oat.rt->Zlimw Mw Ansa
•ifisr .aad WBar.
fiy. Mssflmi-lds! Why, itwss|«aMi*
M tbst yoe refuMd aw aa
^Mlss fr—’■*- *wbe wishes she
•»*'/01»ej|asthetl I traa }
fioikk th/k *■
monies wen Bishops Knin, of Wheelinu,
W. Va, CorUa, of Wilmington. Del.,
and Monsignor Coreoran, of Philadel
phia. Bishop Haid is a Benedictine,
native of Latrobe, Pa
Tbe Biekmend aad Dtavllie Deal.
Tho alliance nf the RIcbmood and
Danville and Atlantic and Coast Line,
which has been talked of for some lime,
but not beretufora officially confimcil,
win give Uie Richotond and Danvitlo m
newooUet at Norfolk, and furnish a
more direct and shorter route to tbe far
Bonthw The Richmond and Danville it
a pitmrteiveand uresperousconnntioo,
which oovers aeaiw the whole Southern
tfirrilory, and it ee important factor '
tbe prepress of tbe oeu South.
Tbe contreet will move all oompetHiim
IielwecB the Const Lioe and Danville
systems. It is lielieved Ihat the con
tract also provides for making Norfolk.
V*., one of tbe principal terminals of the
Richmond and Danville systm of
miles of railroad, and that lUa nill
done in conocctiou with the Coast Line
by tbeconstriKHM of sconnecting link
of abonl 106 tnilcA
FaiOAT.—Tbe conrideratloa of the
free list seetioe of tbe tariff IffH wm ron-
clnded and the second sectioo take* up
1 the Housa
Motions to strike from the free jst
rags, and'reeds maaufsctuied, InK not
made up, rejected.
Priutug* lo oil or water colors and
statusiy were etricken from the free llrt.
A motion to strike from tbs free list
stones raanufactared or undressed free-
stooe, granite, sandstone end ell bald
ing or montunentsi stone, excited e
lively discu^oD anti was rejected.
motion of Mr. Russell, of Masas-
ebusotta, primelioe was pjaewd on the
free list. Hds completed the free list
secllonof the MU.
The clatae providing that U»e rate of
rbirges in the diitia’ile par^f tbe bill
should go into effect July 1, 1888, wes
pstsed over informally.
A movement lo atrike out Ihe clause
fixing tho rale of duty on refined gly
cerine at three oentsa pound led to along
disensskm but was lost, and at 8 p. "
the House took recess till 8 p. m.
At the evening session the IIow
passed twenty-sovco prirste penrlon bills
and at 10:80 adjourned.
Brkatb.—Tbe feature of the Senate
proc^iura Friday wsa the discussion
in connMnoD with the proposed appre-
priat^Snfor tbe estalilUhraeut of -
fsctpiy at Watervliet arsenal.
The Benato resumcil the consideration
of ue army appropriation bill—the
E n^ng amendmoat Insuir that of Mr.
iwfey. appropriating $6,300,000 for
tbe establishment of a gun factory, and
fursteelmanufacture at Watervliet, N. Y.
The Senate, without coining to a vote
on.Mr. Hawley's Bmcndmonl, at 6:30
BATcnnAV.—The Senate met at II
m., tod immciliately look up the ri ..
ond hnrbor bill. Tho following aiccnd-
ments were agreed to: Inserting an item
of $10,000 for Ihc Mississippi river; Alio
directing examination and survey vrith a
view to .future work on f'ape Fear river.
North Carolina, but no approjuistion
was made. An amendment was agreed
to locating a canal from the Illinois river
at Benneypen to the HUairalppi at tho
mouth of-Rock river aad abolishing tbe
Missouri river romminlon. Among
the hills passel was one aitthorizing ti«
Bingham, Sc-lnin and New Orleans Rail
road Co. tu build a bridge across tho
Tonibiglice in Alabama.
Thirty-'lght privoto (wnsion bills were
also passed and Ibu Senate at 4:40 ad
journed until klonday 11 a. ni.
TTic House pasrod the bill for tha pay
ment of tbo Fourth of July claims and
went iuto committee on tariff hill.
The duty on flaxseed and linseed oil
was increased from 10 to 15 cents per
gallon, licorice paste or rolls was In
cretMd from two to five cents per pound,
and licorice juke was fixvvl st 35 cents
adraloftm. MV. Dingley moved the
biehromelc of )>otaab from 3 1-3 cents
to 1 cent per ivmnd, saying it wu con
trolled by a Bnlliinore trust. Mr. Kellef
supported Mr. Dingley mud sold the trust
controlled every Iwd of ore tn the
country. The amendment was rejected.
Tbe china section was rcarhed aud in
formally passed over.
Mr. Bynum, of IndianA moved that
duty on glazed or euomel tiles be re
duced from 6010 4.1 per ccoL, advalurom,
which was agreed lo. At 6 p. m. the
Mokdat.—Tho time of tbe House w«
largely taken up in succenful efforts by
Mr. Anderson, of Iowa to prevent the
paoage of the Union Pacific funding
bill under a suspusion of tbs rules.
Tho conference rejwrt on tbe Mil
authurixing the Mississippi and Ixinisisaa
Railroad Company tn build a bridge
across tbe ktisslmippi river st Natchez,
agreed tn, as was the conference re
port on the legislative appropriation hill.
Unsuccenful rflorls were made to^ to-
iru unanimous coosent for tho consider-
-.ion of the deiwndenl pension and
NUwreuga canal lull.
Tbo Home at 8:30 adjourned.
Hbratk.—The posrago of tbe river and
uhoT bill was the event In tbe Benate
Mr. Tiirplc then took the finw and
rred on adoross on tbe President's an
nual message. Wh'n Mr. Turple oM-
eludcd, the Benate went into secret ws-
lioD, sad at 4 ;SS adjourned until Thurt-
The Ozm and tbe new Bmpmot of
Oennany will meol at CYeoetodt oe-
Ju^ 14. •
Prince Bismarii hoe indiic(d Roadn to
abandon def^leW the idee of siakiiHl '
an alliance with Finnce.
Kr. Fitzgerald, Nationalist, wae elect- '
to Parliament for the divlsisn of Laag- w J
font, near Dublin, Irebnid. Mr. Flts-
gerald waa uBop|kQihd. • , .
Ihe lUliaD papre referring to Prettke
Crispin poHcy aa intended to force, the
Pop to leave Italy, myHwillhava (hat
reault if persevered in.
Commiseioaer Bigelow gave a haaoBS
at hotel BrittaianiqaeThuisdayDigln te .
cMebrntotbe opening n( the Amcrlesn '
section of tbe exbimtlon at Braasali
Judge Lambert T^ee, Uie United Statsa
Minister, prepoaed a toat in honor of
King fNopld, and Prince Chimy toasted
Prendent cierntand.' . '
The pToprtj' llestioyed by the recent
fires at BuMsviUe) Sweedrn, wis valued
at^S,000,000. Twelve tbouaand per
sons were rendered hotneiess by Ihe.
Itsmcs. King Orear is vkiUng the dis- .
trict aud IS engaged in relieving tbo
wants of the stifferere. Houses formto.'- ,
and standing rnip on fsrtns In Other die*
tricts were aUo burned.
Usaten Coeety Harder.
On Saturday night at Caleb Cerpn-
ter's store. Gaston cuuuty. five nilfee
from Cherryville, N. C., Lee Aderholt
a young man 17 yeoca old, was shot aod
killed by BUI and Dan Thornburry, two
notorious ebtneiera, who usually hnvr*
several rases in every court.
Tbo bnitben are twioA very similar
in appearance, and tried to force eo
entrance -into a show without paving
They were ejected, when tllo witnesT—
were not certain which drew revolvers.
Four shots were fired, strikiDg' Aderholt:
who was waiting for tho prformaiice to
comroenee, just below tW right eye,
from wbi:b be dieii In fifteen minntin.
Two shots struck the sliowmon oa tbe
hip and arm, iojuring him seriously, but
not fatallr. Aderholt was tbe sQli of
Rmanne) Aderholt, fomerly county tress
ed Gaston county.
Cealhdanle tMdiera' UemA
Fikesviilo aiaensL eear Baltimore. Md.,
bm been treBefericd into a ooifederate
soldMn' home. Tbs formM oming of
the home took ptaoi^Wedneyby. Tbe
stand was deoorrted with (he natioesl
eohin sad portrnUs of Jaflerson Davis,
KMiert K. Lee and Blaeawali Jackson.
Addrsstsi gere mads br -UnUsd Statsa
Baatora Hassaton, of Soath Cerolta^
Taaee, of North GsrMina; Dniel, 01
TtegiMat ■la^h—. cf Ksataeky.
BsS^Ksaliwky: Tam. of Himonrl,
aad BoL J. PMStee KmO, of Kaifaeb.
JwlfsOeette WHUam-ttenM pwidld.
Dr. Toner Sllll Fatleg.
Dr. Tanner, the famous teler, now la-
sides in New Mexico, wHere He hsc a
ranch of fifteen hundred* seres, snd M
tnlerestinghimself in a foundUeg saso-
ciatinn, to bo conducted on vegetayiM:.
principles, and a port of his iritmlor~*~'^-
Indlssais Insecure fdnyinfentA .
doctor is surgeon for llie eesneistion, ai _
be expets lo secure tbe childrea hi Elk
hart snd surroiiDdiag citleA Re lives
on or.e meal a day, breakfast. Tbs
foondliog home is sn expriment in
tended to demoRstrale tbst the bsssr
poAsicne are voiuml principlly by
(ho use of anlrnsl food. Ho expects to
make good children os well as long
long-lived ones by fcedlagthemons meal.
a^y on a light vwataria'o diet.—Tfnisw
A Momreick Pony's Jenrmsy.
The following story was sent out from
Millereberg, Ky.. and is vouched feet-
Whether iu being voodied for maksi i^
toy easier to lielieve, wa leava onr
readori to determine, aaya tbs Nsw Or-
leani rtmes-DeauenW.-. “Breast Butler,
of this placA has a friend la the ledba
Territory, who eix months ago senthim
an Indian pny. Bhe wai kept confinsd
in the ttable until tbe last loor wsekA
When she got out she wondered off
through the several Btatea, swam several
riven, and arrived in the Indian Tetri*
tory last Monday. The pny travried
taa lout Weeks 1300 milsA"
The Benato has attached the Hennepin
Oanal scheme to tba rivoraad bsrttor bill.
$76,000,000 bos brae added to the
a lus in the United Sutes treaaary
eg the fiscal year jnak closed.
The Piesident will not go to tbe
Both North and 8euth CsioUaa rmi-
deoU in WasUsgioi have orguabed
Benate eothorizrag a company
a bridge attoes the Hudkia rtesr y
teaae the city of New York aed ^
Jsraey shore nr railroad tnhu and otbar
pn,peers The ilnietore istobea Uogle
Twe Hee Killed by LlghUJag.
A fatal and dcetnictlva thunder squall
Is reprted from the cosst section of
Beaufort rounty, B. C. In a smalt vil
lage called nkkeanville, adjoecot to the
county seat, and oecnplcd ezeluaivsly by
negroes, two men, Ben Harvey, sad
Bhermas BimouA were atTW'. by D|^t- ^
ning and iostaotly killed, .'ihe eiPbm of '
Mima took firoand bla body w eescordi-
ed. There were about ten penon in
the honee, four of whom besides the '
killed were seriously locked. The
building wss badly damaged. _
Several Live# Leek
A train Mothbound, pioeeo
Hobjis, went threugh a small '
near Tensst, Fla. Tbe enpneer,
Morgan aid Bam WillienA um fii
aad twortntBM who weroatenHngs tide, -
were kilted. MaU iwnt Da^
doDgeroualy hurt sod four neamngsK
and the baggage master waa slightly km:
jure#. ™ eoglac. baggage cor. th* •
moil ear, two pmsrngvv ouectWA eoo on* '
ileepr w^k^lly wrecked. TlrekUkd
and wounded were tokon to MobDe.
Hta UUfei Warm eammertlre v
Had Tee Hack leaey.
Greet excitemeot has beim cauasd (
the myateriiMS dbappemanen of C l
inuon, PreeMvat of tba North BMlo
Bavteca Bank st Atianto. Oa Tho so* .
WM opeoed bv tin caabler aad foead to -
be empty, IhMsy Nelson toW hia
cheeks oa New torfc to local beaks for j
maounts earimated at $30,000. Hs was
seen to go to ths dfpM st t( ehlosk .'
has been Introduced ia^ Betutdeymightaad^kthonghtto>aw ^
horizrag a ^pony to beM gmw Arougb to Coai|||oMt.
^,froa Vetfci to Mat Neva.
PHMbarK Pa. 8peoial.-AuiNN toE 'J
wetfMtobnyenHat ao ordon wi
none wooMhetpAsa j