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I c Cr.n "'d ' TiitrM On Cuba's Future
New York. Nov. 8. "The Fu-
tu!VO Culxi" in a paper by
jor (hmeral FitzhughLee, which
'viU appear in the Independent
....... o (v,iic.
Then will the United States
v:h lui.o Cnba? Tliatis a ques
,k) I am very frequently asked,
a,l suppose it .s natural for
iieop o to suppose that from lrv
1 . c . , 2. J
IKVuharfacihties for observation
in lV, 1 u,,u" "avv wmo
tip:::ioii about it.
"Nevertheless I have no such
knowledge and no such opinion.
Xii the very best of will on the .
I of our government, a desire
it. its pledges and leave the
inhabitants of Cuba to enjoy
tlifir independence in their own
way. there are many difficulties
ia the way of withdrawal, and !
whether or not we have in the
; it ix months made progress
toward that end I am unable to
"Yet I can say that during the
last six months crime lias de
r mased and paco and pros-
' y are spreading or reviving
in a great measure. This, how
ever, seems attributable to the
presence of the United States
s, whom the chief property
holders and conservative busi
l -s men insist must stay. The
' ' 'i! cs the!:i selves seem to be
Y:ie divided in opinion as '
mirht to V
shal1. he r.nnexed to liioj
' St:!';s, and ::reat num-!
others seem to have no
ve o,inhms con: oraiiig the
1 i r country should pursue.
is, of course, on the part
f a majority a lack of under-
air; hig of tlie difriculties'of
"Ai present the census is bo
iaLr taken in Cuba, and for the
.' time ve shall have an accu
rate and reliable enumeration.
that has been finished the
experiment of free government
by Cubans will, I believe, be
tried. Precisely in what locality
or in what form I do not know.
That is a matter for our govern
ment to decide, and I have ob
tained no information of its iu
h'utions in the matter."
Must LMen fortheikll.
A ' i.aiher of persons are talk
ii:g of having the nightwatchman
to tell us of the nights next week
if the meteors commence to fall.
It is ot a certainty yet but if
you wake in the night and hear
h' hell don't think it's the town
' :o. This will save numbers
from sitting up during the night.
Two You hi? 31on iii Troul! .
V' nitif noil of C-nn'm-!
in a stHto of U,:;.
""inic. tor cursing and for cirt--'
a hole in the tent of the 11 v -!--r
galieiy. Mayor Means v-
!'!U1 S i) l.-wrrvj, -W
Will the I!opiil)if.ms Do Itl
The Republicans and their
Ma-!allies insist that the proposed
! suffraS amendment to our State
1 Constitution will disfranchise
(illiterate white men as well as
illiterate negroes. In refutation
of this the advocates of the
amendment show that tins is not
true b the wortlg of tW
!ment, which expressly continue
tVin t n i .,
I tno right of suffrage to all white
men Avho can nQW
But in reply to this the oppo-
nnntc nm vhv
this provision, or section of the
amendment is unconstitutional i
and will be declared void by the
Supreme Court, While, .we have
no idea that this will, or could be
done, yetsupposing that it should !
be done, who will do it? Wo
will try to have this clause cte
Glared unconstitutional and de-
prive illiterate white men of
their right to vote?
Tho Democrats certainly will '
Will the Republicans?
We repeat, will the Republi-
cans and their allies, who m-0.
I tend to bo such special friends of
poor illiterate white men attempt
to disfrn7ielnso. thom ? i
to disfranchise them
And yet their chief argument
against; the proposed amendment
is the threat that, if it is adopted.
the Republican Supreme Couit,eei1
will declare ilie "grandfather"
clause unc-ms'liutiunal and thus
disfranchise illitera-to white men!
r c ,.,v, ,,,4, i
ate. white in en will trv to disfj'an-
chise them, and Republicans ex
pose4 their hypocrisy and insin
cerity when they pretend to be
the friend of illiterate white men
and at the same time threaten to !
have declared unconstitutional
the very provision or protection,
which the Democrats seek to
give them for retaining their
mht to vote! Chatham Record.
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and send it out.
For OTflrji'titv Years
Mrs. Winslow's Soothicz Syrnp has
been used tor over fifty years by mil-
lions of mothers for their children
fPthir.ir. with uerlect success, it
-.fhf s the child, softens the
rol.eretbe poor little
' other kind
The" "vnmlnrhilt estate will pay
ilie ancleiDilt esuue pay
:' :').') to the Federal govern-
... i.OO;) to the State of
: under the inheritance
--Anderson Intelligen- i
,U1 "'l.tarin, has an old colcrod man hoine this mominK from Char
who is the true mend oi lllitcr- h i- r,(uc i , i r-,.., i4 ;i'u ai,.. t?,.u-
C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER
Albemarle's Knitting Mill.
The Windemere Knitting Mill
company was organized at Albe -
marie last Thursday the 9th. .
This new enterprise starts off
most auspiciously and is expected
to bo in operation by January
The shares of the capital stock
of 30,000 have all been taken.
Mr. J VV Cannon is president
of the company and is charged
with the duties of treasurer
pending. the election of a secre -
' The board of directors consist
or Messrs. Jolin MctiUl, J M
Parvin, J W Canncn, E C Bam-
hardt. W A Eaughback, J S
Efird and J C Leslie.
j In T. .) Destitute Circumstances.
Living in a small house on the
othor skle of the i-oad there is
11 family in ver destitute cir-
cums.tancos. There is scarcely
imy furl"ture in the house, and
ine lamuy, wnicii consists oi a
wife and child and one daughter,
, , . A mi i
has nothing to cat. The hus-
oanu, who is recovering irom an
attack of fcver nas been WS
ou a Iew Pieccs or ciotning.
Thc manV, name is Talley. Only
a few have been aware oi Ino
needy circumstances in which
this family for quite a while has
0:io or T'other.
Judgo Philli)s, on hisllvman;
1-jL MUl .vit'i'U',:! ilcliiieU X Ulli
Dunn, who came heiv
irom l orinown. iceeenuv iom
did something which fretted the
Judge, who, in his brief temper
asked him : "What are you any
way ; the hypothennse of a right j
angled triangle, or a simple ;
Virginia gentleman of the P. P.
V. stripe':" Tom hung his head
for a moment and then replied :
"I do'n know, sir; but it's one
It is possible that the Judge
will uever again lose his temper
with old man Tom. Tarboro
About the Philippine.
The war news from the Philip
pines, of which is hard to get an
apprecablo grasp for lack of a
good geograxvhicalmap, indicates
that Aguinaldo is being pushed
to the altitude of dodging and
easy operation. ov the but j
flip hih waters are favoraoie to
snch aid as the marine depart
ment can render- In a raid last
Tuesday on a little town, San
Fabian, the insurgents fled and
' twenty-eight Spandiards came I
out of the buffalo willows re
joicing at deliverance. Aguin-
! aldo it seems may be captured if
nOl tl .s.ucvi.
ued oVit:h.!i :-;ch'v:rs ,-mic;..
! f to"e GLV
; l-nncrlif n. nnantitv
I Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea liemedy.
! rhich I used myself whin troubled with
conmlamt, and had -iveu to my
meu, and in every ea:se it itcvl
' beneficial." For sale by U. L.
fTeadrchc sfojiiied in 20 minute by Dr.
iSS( KSi pills- ceut a dosa
i Trouble at the "Merry-go-round."
A negro spent his five cents
1 Friday night to enjoy a good
' five-minutes ride on the ' 'merry -
go-round" but at the last it cost
him $2.05. While riding round
and round he was a little too gay,
trying to furnish amusement for
the on-lookers by hanging on to
the galloping horse in all kinds
Gf positions, and so a
1 wuigen case.
1 A i "T T 1-i
T SU il. T A. A i
I August secKer was nanred
Frday m Chicago for the mur-
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feature of this case is that it is
80 nearlv a repetition of the
,Leutgert case. He too cut up
i the body and cooked and burned
it. 1 ne rings belonging to his
wife formed part of the evidence.
He too wanted another wife.
Sam White, of China Grove,
is i;ure today.
,T TT .
Ir- I) K Hoover is home
from a business trip.
Ml. a T5 McTvav tho wh.
ful soliciting agent of the Ral-
eigh Fo.-,t, is here today,
Mv c T w . . .
YimQ, arrived here this morning
to visit her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E D McCollum.
Misses Pearl and Myrtice
Thompson, of Salisbury are ex
pected hero tonight to spend
Sunday with Miss Pearl Brown,
,T.., o,at:i i
- itn ouuixiciiujwii rt'iu: iiuu
iUttr iLVCvJlll MtliU.vL lj iH -. HUUl.
F.rvin.' Mr. Ervin will arrive
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You want to see before Conference w ek.
We hs.-ve the Ian- est stock of
Furniture, Pictures, Sfco
in town. Yours to pi
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and fever in a bottle c Gmve's Taste
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Then why experiment with worthless
imitation.-? Price 50 cents. Your
money back if it fails to cure.
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