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MAKIOX N. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1807.
Trice 1 Per Year,ii Advance.
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We lk.:-a M ! li m m u m xti r IIIPlI I HSWi KIXJ
Seirf'tary r-f Agriculture Wilson
U. T. WASHINGTON'S SCHOOL,
. . Ahead .,r all Nations III
.1 1. i -i Prov I - ions for l-hliicat in 4; in
' ! -ill! "I a! - e i II ofs.
i I." !.. r.L a ifiltai ril building at
'! A!. 1.. ; f.ri;!i.!ly opened j
- v .?! i'ooLer 'I'. Wash- :
' '' sml and li.ditstr.tl llisti- 1
' An si 1 it: composed 1
1 1 .r.-l citizens arm stu- 1
, . . ! ...lit... V it-. Oil, I
''.-'a-,. f A .'i i.eilt m e; Governor
'-. a, Dr. .1. 1.. M. Curry j
i . 1. -:1:1V 1 ; prominent guests, in- j
' ''.- '-. I. I'. Culver, Secretary of :
.,!::,.(; '. invciaior Northen, and 1
'1. 1;! :m. Aiti-r the singing of pa-
: 1 !! ., v. w ere heartily re-
. 1 -I. 1 ' -;.t-r I . Wm- illusion read
:- . ; of 1- :ivt from i 'resident Me-
1 1 l.e ' ust I '11 her, bishop ( '.
'...: .-.v. ?.I r. .Morris K . .fc:-,siii,
.. . 1 ... !. !,:ii:!-..-r; i'rcsi.lulit I . ( .
. ... !,... !t. ('. I'otti r, Mr. V.
-. (1 Nc.v Vork, ami many
1 ...Mi Mir .li;!n:- (.11 luinlc a
.. .1! i . .! a! ; i' l' v. it!i tli' lieeil
' - 1 ' 1.. ..! I f j 1 11. 1 rs, v. lute uli'l
. i . .jUati-iy cwloii tin? Snt.
-.!; t x 'r. ;!-- 11, who ln:i-!o
; 1 ,!,. .r;il . -, ,,f t!.,. (lav.
.-t.i'.v V 1: -.a i!..!r.-.s: t-(l tho 8-tu-'
! iu I. I 11 1 M i kity on ajjri-
t- 1 .-I.it 1 1 j lt ti tiie Smi'li.
: ' 1.-.' y I !: i-i:;."l ill'; latest
' li. nr. -; th:: growth t.f tho
), i:-!- ;i 1 t'thc Smith. I'rmu
. . t iitiiu!.. r f cot km luil'H in
. : ' I ; 11 t nt . s iii, -i fulfil from -V;
; i.f.ijti.cc of spiiolti-s from I,-
' 1.1 :, 1 1,, i ". a:i.l tin: iiiiin'.ier t.f
- . ''..a .1 aunii-i'lv from
i. I i;. I If i-iiov.c-.l ah-o the
' ..! ;:.: v.i'. tia l", a ; tlts-
i I.v the i -iMt of lmsinee;
.a vi.e Soatli. I uriii' tlie
'.:! in., iths of tlie i.reseiit
' o . . i --s i 11 t he Sou th from
, I v., i.- .a v. ei e !..;!", with lia
- 1' : .0:', in a.;ain-t
.' a :.-!-i'i!.fs r s-.'-,r,s-!,s:r
t - .line I e.-io.l !:i t yenr. Tho
--.li !.-; j;: tins South showeil a
1 '-Hi 1 1 .en! -1 1 : 1 i 1 1 -r the sar.m
i::. -!:.. .!:': : ti;e yellow fever
' ' :i'i-i i t!: I .!::eti s. Mr.
. : . :i;V. ( at the opport llli i
il; a li e t for rowinj;
. . '. : . a.-! ; i::.i mm ell i t i vatei !, i'l-
. .. . il.-.w. eiti-iis !! it. .lapau
1 "it! aiel I'na tea plant.
. . i I. 1.1 par! :
I I :..tes ! far ahea.l of
c i. il: -l. ia i;i il;ia-; provi; iou
. ; r ; '! iiees that re-
. : . : 1 -tire. :iu,l e! little more
.: - . .-.!. u ; h..s heeu j;i:tlrt with
t 1 : : , I-. impi f s farmers
... -r- !-. '.. :'h the ueees- ity of
! ' : '. i.f I :r n.;s with w iiieh
iv ill tlieir lives. '1 hat
s .1! ;.-! s t 1 tlst-so eommon
- . .- .i i : r-. of tiie farmors's
: i th. ret'oro, everv inl!u-
. ' ; ::!.: i 1: ari'.' farmer
. . . a t ., .ii .l tie! iustitu'iau
. . ' v :ii 1 l:ave ha I e.lile a
- . ! 1'iiek. or w here the
rM iie fan.ily was i:.lil
:' ' . :V... iiy do.-t ' if or ct her i'lllli-
1. ', i!.iv has .iawu.
. 1 ii t he worhl aiel urn
1 : t'le ;rii .-!e. "t must
... 1 1 , 1 1 !e to do something;
I v '.v : 1 1 1 1 00110, where
. ,.::i- !i ay them.
: .v -' ; '. . '.o i i iiiiuu.tlly for
' 1 : in- Is ilia: we m'lit
- '.hi a 1 iu t he South, some
No: til. an I on the I'aeltie
! i i..f 1 ieau farmer must ho
I ; :. 'I ::: i he o: Id's ft tips
;. '..1, 1. - . '. i.at he may .1 iree t his
r ! tie. proiliietion ami
, . :' v 1, at piivs Lest ami
; I.:-: ! !,-. 1 -:. The Southern
1 I ! 1 1 utter w it 1 1 tit in
: .-.eti 11 lil.ro may ho
. s. : !. s to the soi's that j'r..'.v
'.. ' : f.f.ii, arutively ii, -,
' ; I. hut eotio'i t ee.l shouhl
, ' ' ' f i -1 1! w!ie 1 o tho plaut
' ' - -uM he ii tl to make meats
, . . la -i- . as it i-; verv hihl v
. .,a.i :-1.o:ihl r..-tunie',l
' ' .. th.- li.'-l.l a-,'.-iiu. I he
' f ' 'a . -aa!e wotihl fur-
i:,.:t:er to fatten hall
: I ..I eat lie. a:..i ihee
I-. : r If 1 .tire. I in the
1 . : ; I fro:,; the 1 lee ! '. h -
! . . .. .' e 'iv.iz won'. I liej:tn a
- ! t: -e. :i e: a tit U that wolihl
' v iaeteased crops
- ' ;' '-.l iu a system of 10-
' j eiul says .I-,; lu--.
. ; ;.- i .e the SMto Popart
; t atto: lie --em-rahhio
H. 1 '.:i a K-ailre.oI A ee ideiil .
i'ro-n Wa: aw to the Char
:!.. e: er, .--ays: A tenaloe
'. '.. at c.-eurre-.l here. While
l; li'.i v. -is -.taa-lin- at the
hi .n y !re iuht train erashe.l
: a; -o the ,-: lor of a poiuts--e:i..er.s
i tv. e::i v-o:;e tiiei -: serious-
-: s the Last St (,((; .
v. ( a' .iej ie l::s aurootl to j:ive
- '-i.e- :; . '' the ?llM.(Ut' llfe.ieil
a : uital.Ie home for the l;ieh
,::.;. r Meehat'.ies" Institute at
. '. '.i. i'h.' S'.ii.t.ui.ii is hemu
. ,- -a' -sei iptiou to supphment
I . -.ue ;t iitat the m-titute hv
in -p-- Weighed i(M I'oiiimK
-. I i eve-a Ciu'dou. a e!l know n
, : .a r-'-.v.i rruueisco. Ca!., isiiead.
...el (, r i.ou pte.Kids au-.l tho
:;.'.,ei:- i.".d l" break down the
. : her la;e re-idenee in order to
; i . o l o.i v into the hall. A special
;. . , an.'i with no;:, was con
... :'.-! tho remains. As it was too
.'. : a-iy hem.-e iu the city, it was
. ., t! f cemetery in a heavy express
:-, 'i;... I a: Joa had been uiar
i: an t haivt s live ciiihireii. the
.: : -' 1 e:::u" 1 1 months ohl.
W.n.ts Sltxi.tKio Palliates.
-i .--iai from lhi'.tiniore, Md., s:iy;
I ;.:tes Senati r Wellington, -'f
: a !e h as brought suit aaiuiit the
a, a American for .lii'i.tiiM) dam
.. . 'he uiound thai he has been
, 1 in beitif- dia!'ed w ith tisins
..a , ::;'.e t. secure the t '.ectioii of
.; . iiV-ai Maryland. 'J he Amen
i i at up a vigorous contest.
' , in :.-t;-.l of l-;i:ite..eltiient.
... a-j "Meore, cx-auditor of tha
: i'eMisvlvnnia, idiarged with
-.'".emeul c-f 5'J:,(.KK, has been coa-
A fii:oia;i. i ni:Aic
Jill to I'eiision ITilun SoMiers Intro
tluee'l in Legislature.
'Jho Ceor'ia leishiture lias kil'eil a
hill intiO'luee'l hy Mr. Calvin, of
Ifichmoiel county, j iovi'le.l for graiit
iu' free license to Yankee soldiers
who ini'ht now he living in the State.
The- hill created mu'.-h surprise, and was
fitrori'ly con lemiH.-il. '1' wo men spoke
iu f;tor of the hill, hut their speeches
received little attention. Several men
who opposed the hill said they loved
the lT:i in, and had no feeling of lios
tihty ni.',iin:-t tin; Noi t!i or against the
men who fought : r: : ;i-1 the South iu
the days of the civil vur: hut thut they
w eie umiltcrahl v op, -i d to u measure
that wor.i'l he a reward for the
l ii-'i who came t (leo'.-jiit iu
and hiirne-1 the homes of the
people who ale !:(. ejected to help
I fusion the ( nio l ol lii-rs. A tilllil
l,t:l of snemhi vs . j (j -. at. d said that the
j;.o loiiiii -o vci l.me.. t luii'i.j ample pro
isiop. if. the way of pension for the aid
of the Cnion veterans and they thought
ieoriria sl.ouid eontine her aid to tho
iiuMi who hied in her ilefeuse din ing the
wrr. 'I here was i.o ho.-tilu sentiment
uttfied ani:i'-t the north during the
whole (hdia'c, lujt the memlier.; seemed
to regard the hiil us ridiculous.
ii-.;ij;k ioTik.wcii jit.
'olorc! I're'.l'.vteriaiis Will rsi"'-
i'or 'I h cm sei ves.
'i'he fonventioii of colored ministers
and l ulii.' el tt-rs of the 1'reshyterian
( hiiich, in res ;ion ut Jhrminjiham,
Ala., adopted a resolution declaring it
the sense of the convention that tho
tune had arrived for tie; formation of a
separate and self .'governed colored
I resin terian ( hureh'of national juris
dietioii, and invited all colored f'reshy
terians Loldin these convictions to
send two mini, lers and tv,o elders to a
convention to )e held at liereau
( hnich. New (irleiins, tho third Sun
day in M ay, when this church shall ho
organized. '1 he j resent convention
was afraid to ot-L'iinie the separate
church at this time, I.ceau-e of lack of
ussiiraiiceof suiheient tiaaucial support
hut heiievo tha. will he forthcoming by
the liet meetilii.'.
nn: so! i iii-.kvs "xonstek."
It (Iocs to SpcniiT to 1 1 o i; 1 1 1 Active
i'.n;;i:ie No. one of the hup;e
"inonareiis" of the rail that the South
ern has hud oil ehihition at the Xadi
ville I'.xposition, passed through Char
lotte last week on its way to Spencer,
where it will he lired up in a few days
ami will l.e placed in active sen ice on
t !i;s company's line hetweeii Spencer,
N. ". , am! Monroe. Va
! he builders f .his e;i-ine i-hiim that
it is one of the largest m tlie world.
Tho Sou. :jv: :i ha-. urchased four of
them and they will all soon lie running
over this line. J i cy are the most pow
erful enuiiifs ever built ami are said to
be able to puli thirty-three l'ullma'u
coaches v. ith ease.
!Iii-.itn iJelji's IS. u!y i-'oen:l to Have
lirncii to Stone.
!!iiaai Pelp. of Allentown, Ta.,
died two years abound was "nnried in
Wet I hid eeaif'cry. His dan-liter de
termined to have the body removed.
When Cndertaker o:,derly started to
ra.se the t a ke! he found that he and
his mi :i were not i-tioti enough, 'i he
assisla'.iee of seerul more eien was ob
tained. 'J hey managed tinally to raise
the casket, and opened it see what was
the matter. To their surprise that the
body was completely petrified. Tho
features of Mr. Pelp were well pre
served, even to his beard. Ills face
had the a: i carauce of limestone after
beiiirT soaked in water.
A (ilCAMIC sell KM K.
A New York 'omldnat ion After tlie
Control of Kver.vt Siiiiy; i'l Slllt.
A : fecial from New ork says: Vv'all
ftreet fmaucit rs believ e they have dis
covered the most piuautic trust ever
hi aiai of. It is a scheme to control the
iionev market of tlie city, and through
i:. the financial policy andatlairs of tho
entire coiinti v. Thecaiiital behind the
liust is almost unlimited. It is said
that this t: u d has already boun operation-:,
be ckffelier. i iaveuieyer and
V..v; an are repotted to be the orij;i
r.a'.o: s of 'his trust.
It Was a lake.
The special sent out from Wilming
ton. N. C. . to the tiVeet that Nathan
Widis, who murdered yminv; Stevens
iu liorrv count',-, S. ('.. was burned at
a stake was untrue, tie was cauirht
rai l jailed at the county seat of Horry
Couwny, and coiife.-se-.l to the killine;,
but was not bunted at a stake, as re
lilte.'.iu the si'icial. lie will be tried
at the s rin term i f the court.
ton s Against t e Lottery,
'i he I'nited States Supreme Court, at
Wnshh-irtot;, niiirmed the decision of
the 'eiitucUv Court of Appeals iu the
ca-eif.i. .1. Pontius vs. the State of
ient:iekv. 'i he imm' ias brought in
bch.a.f of a lottery and is decided ad -ersely
to the company, .lur.tiee liar
hiil leiuh ied the fleci-ion.
I. ane Summons the ottoiitots.
Hector 1. T.ane. resident of the
American Cotton dowels' Association,
has issued an address, c:i! iiuej a meet-r,,-
of the cotton c rowers of America to
be" he'd iu Memphis on the -i th. Ail
agricultural societies are requested to
send delegates and all bankers and
i-aeii hauts interested iu fv-ttou are re
quested to be pre.-eut.
Wa -es Kaisecl for :;.." Icn.
Jones .V T.aiiL'hlin. of Pittsh-urir. IV...
notitied '.heir e.-'ii o iron w te kers, know n
a., day men. tha on the lt their
wa-,'es w(-.;;ld be iticlea e l h per cent.
Tin lestoresthe re.'actii ii made some
months :m'o. as p-n'mi-ed by the firm
as m o:i as -:'i:prove 1 conditions would
Internal ile enue.
The records of the I nteriia! Kevenue
liuieati show thut the leceipts for the
tive r.ionths of the i resent fiscal year
whlexceeil those for tiie same period
last ear by about c-Soi'a.no''.
Wants I'. i -peesary 'aes Ailv.tnc ril.
Mto: ii.'v-Ceaein; 1'aiber. of South
i Carolina, has tiled a liiotion in the
I i;ited states supreme i curt at asn
;j'.:ton to have the dispensary case? ad
vanced on tho dockit In making the
motion Mr. burin r stated that the
South Carolina Legislature would cou
e:.e in January and he sue-ted that
the court's dech ion wor.hl be of prcat
v.d.ue to the state as a -ui.h? to le-is!a-j
live act loii.
I Dciici (irows I.arser.
I The United States treasury deficit
toiitinues to grow larger.
tpa nivnrniMr rvm noimi
i inu'OL bin ni atluo uni
The Experience of People in an In
WERE SHAKEN OUT OF BED.
A Three-Ton fCngine Was Torn to
fragments and Kvrry Living Animal
A Fpecial from Anderson ville (Ky.)
to tho Louisville Lveniu 1'ost
fiayn Chesic-rliehl, Iud., was al
most wiped off the map by the
explosion of eighty quarts of uitro-glyc-erine,
w hich had been brought over
la :d from Moutptlier and ji'.accd ia an
open tieid half a milo from town.
Marion, Maasey aud Saui Maguire
were working gas wells near by when
tho explosion occurred. Manse- was
blown lifty feet, but not fatally injured.
Maguire was thrown a hundred feet in
tho air and badly lacerated, but will
recover. Mr. Janifj Cold's house, MOU
Tods distaut, was blown to pieces. The
explosion tore a hole in tho ground
down to the water line, and so far it is
learned, it was spontaneous.
A three-ton engine was torn to frag
ments and every living animal was
killed instantly. The little town of
Chesterfield is a mass of ruin, every
house being moved from its foundation,
windows shuttered, doors smashed in,
every liht put out and the plastering
shaken from tho walls. Severn! people
were shaken out of bed. At Palesville,
two miles distant, and at Yorktown,
tive miles distant, the damage was
almost as great. Many j eoplo were
injured nnd it is a miracle that none
were killed outright. The jar of the
explosion was felt in all directions for
fifteen miles distant. The gas in tho
well was blown out aud a workman
named Cooper lit it and caused another
explosion, in which ho was fatally
burned. The damage cannot be esti
mated. A KKAKFl'li TYPHOON'.
One of Hie Worst IMsasters Kver Ke
oi ted from tiie Southern Ocean.
A dispatch from San Francisco, Cab,
fays the typhoon which swept over the
Thillipine Islands on tho ( th of Octo
ber, was tho cause of one of the worst
disasters that has been reported from
the southern ocean in many j-ears, if
not in tin; history of thut section ci ".he
world. Thousands of lives veto lost,
including many Europeans, utul tho
damage to property was appalling.
The ddhcuities of getting news from
the islands is great at any time, and
owing to the retii'Ueness of some of
the provinces visited I13 thehnrrieane,
nil details of the storm did not reach
liong Kong until the 1st of November.
'J lie steunier C.aelic, from the Orient,
brought letters and papers which con
tain accounts of the vivnges e the
tidal wave and the winds. Several
towns were swept and blown away.
1'u'dy -Jul) I'nropeans were drowned,
and it is estimated that nearly (i.Ul'y
natives peri: hod.
The sea at Samoa swept inland nearly
a mile, destroying propel ty valued s-t
several million dollars and causing
w hole-ale deaths amongthe native-).
I N I ) I 1 KN T C 1 1 A X - A M K K I CA N .
(it'll. Lee Says There Are 1,7 In tlie
Conr-ul (ieueral Lee has made are
port to tho Secretary of State, in which
he says there are 1, ('.07 American citi
zens in Cuba dependent upon charitable
assistance. They have been partly
provided for out of the tt."0,ii0:i appro
priated by Congress, (ieueral Lee Buys
that iu making provision for tho relief
of these citizens more than SI. aW a
week must be expended. lie has drawn
S-J"i.(i)i of the sum appropriated, of
w hich two drafts for .'i,U!;) each were
drawn last month. l!o expresses tho
opinion that a considerable timemusi
elapse before the indigents will be seif
su.stainiug. Yisible Supply of Cotton.
Secretary Hester's weekly statement
of the world's visible supply cf cotton
shows nn iacreaso compared w ilh last
w eak of -?.) , 101 bales, as compared v.ath
last vcar as ':!., :'i:?. Ho places the to
tal visible at ;'.-Ua,")lti bales against
: .-.M l,:;';'". hist week and ;',:::. ss; last
year. Of the former amount ;?,4.Vr"-t)
bales are American.
Not n IMpi; of Peace.
At Mount Sterling, Kj, .T.H. Iam
brrv, a farmer, was shot and killed by
his tenant, L. A. Shall. They quar
reled over a division of the tobac
Ihisy IVath from Hydrophobia.
Truest Lggsieker, a farmer, died
fiom hydrophobia at the Jhiptist Sani
ta; mm in St. Louis, Mo. He was bit
ten by a dog in September. His death
was iii direct contradiction to ihe popu
lar impression that death by hydropho
bia is always attended with horrible
rutleritigs. The patient was rational at
nil times, drank water freely, did not
froth at the mouth, nor bark like a dog
and did not sutler. His one attendant
w as more for company than for medical
Iii yan l'.ntlows a College Pri.e.
William J. lh-yan has given to the
Missouri State University SJIO, which
is to bo annually used in awarding a
prize for the best essay oa the science
To Print !j-l,OOO.nOO.
Assistant Secretary Yanderlip has
authorized the Pirector of the Hureau
of Knirraving and Printing to print and
deliver to the U. S. Treasurer i?l,0iii,
oao. as follows: I'nited States notes
?1 s.ooo.oau: silver certificates .ti4,i ,.
WO: treasury of 1 ! $;,oi.m,ik..
ieorge ;oulil Advances Salaries.
It is announced from St. Louis, Mo ,
that as a Thanksgiving present Mr.
Oeorre J. dould, of the Missouri Pa
cific railroad system hs advanced sal
aries all along the lit:e 10 per cent.
To Study Habits of Criminals.
J. L Wiilard, a resident of Kerliu,
Germany, aud a nephew of Miss Fran
cis 11. Wiilard, has started oa an ex
pedition to Eakharaand Asiatic Itasbia
for the purpose of studying the habits
t-f criminals and vagrants.
An I'artliquake at Ashland, Ya.
Ashland, seventeen miles nort h o
Richmond, Va , reports having ex
perteuced an earthquake shock at
o'clock on thd afternoou of the vRth
The' vibration was verv distinct and
lasted about t eeeondd.
nooiiro r, numism nr,nr,rO!i
oouio n n nu nu huuk &o.
State's Committee to the People of
TO YOUR TENTS 01 ISRAEL!
The Chicago Plat form Kcallii r.-etl
Want All White Men to Partic quite
in I'l iiiiarii'saiol Conventions.
The North Carolina State Pern ot ratio
Executive Committee met in llaleigh a
fc-w days ago and issued the following
address to the people cf tho State:
"Tho rei re.-entatives of the Pemo
crntic party in North Carolina coi -at-u'ate
the Pem-jcrati. of her sister Sta.es
w ho, with a firm stand for the princi
ples embodied in the Chicago platform,
have won splendid victories for tho
"in rejoicing at the success of the
Democratic party in the late elections,
we remind the people that Peuiociatic
majorities were largest, and Republi
can majorities were smallest, in those
States where that platform was the is
sue. It ii a signiheaat fact that Democ
racy was defeated iu the States where
local concerns were allowed to over
shadow ihe principles of the party. De
mocracy is for all the people, ihe re
cent utterances of the people are plain
Mid decided. They have expressed
their f::th in tho t'hi,uro platform,
their belief in bimetal!:;-!!!. their disgust
and disiq proval of Ucptil In ati creeds'
and practices, and, above atl, their
hatred of the tyrannous gold standard.
They show that they will no longer
submit to the robbery of trusts, the
domination t f bosses and the oppres
sion of the money power." 'The con
demnation of the nioiiey power." The
condemnation of the hypocrisy aad
falsehood of the Republican party is
"it is equally pronounced, whether
we hear it, loud aud free, in the wheat
fields of Ohio aud iowa. or stru-glin r
for utterance i:i the wealth conge: ted
centre of renter New York' where the
candidate for mayor received M'.t.on
plurality a candidate whose only
cunq atgn iitteranco was: 'i am a
Democrat; who was heart and soul for '
the Chicago platform and the candidates
w ho stood on it. '
"No less significant is Ihe fact that
the people of the Stale of New York
have elected by b,uij-:) majority as chief
justice of the Court of Appeals. ;t
statesman who rought support by an
nouncing that he 'had voted for 'ton.
Wm. .'. b'ryan last yea!."
"And with thts glorious news of
Democratic success we rejoice that
shams international bimetallism' hr.s
been ex pose-!. J here is now no r.xun
for Republican tlo.briag.
"We reallirm our belief in the princi
ples of the Chicago aud State platforms
of tiie Democratic ariy, as adopted in
ls'.ie, iu their entirety: and we v.iii still
support those principles until they are
written in our laws.
"We would be uidmeto the lino and
loyal allegiance tiie Democratic party
of North Carolina bears to our greatest
leader, lion. William J. Rryan. if we
fad to express our confidence iu his
honor and integrity and in his devotion
of head and heart to the weliare of a'i
the people. We t nq hasie the fact that
c ur great victory was won in tiie State
of ( duo and Kentucky, where he er
sucaliv eppea'ed to the people.
"Wo vkw i;h alarm tiie depressed
condition of trade and the low prices
of all products raised by our people,
but we remind those who heard Re
publican orators in is.':; pj edict due
disaster if the Democrats were elected,
that Meiviinley is President of these
baited States and both branches of
oiigiess mo Republican. Theit ople
in Usui! i io uraw mo proper conciii
sio:.. '".Ye thank all patriotic citizens who
joined with us last year iu carrying the
Statu for our pi esidentia! candidate
and we invite to the future councils of
the Democratic party-1he party of the
po.ailo all men w ho believe in its prin
ciples, desire its supremacy, and who
w all a. sist in cuirving out its policies.
"i n less than one year opportr.niiy
w ill bo given the voters to express a
firm adherence to those principles. We
regret that the ballot box was not this
year opened to all North Carolinians.
North Carolina is now accidentally Re
publican. We do not believe that any
numberof intelligent and virtuous men
expected or hoped for the present rule
i;i this State. We are sure all good
men are eager for a change. We have
fai le:i on evil days in North Carolina.
They recall the days of reconstruction.
They demonstrate the truth that i:o
Southern State can be governed wnh
honor and decency by the Republican
patty. Two large a number of. its vo
ters are ignorant, for the masses to
control, aud two large a number of the
loaders are vernal and corrupt, to give
North Carolina good government. We
look with horror utam the evils wrought
by a combination of Republicans and
the corrupt elements of the Populist
party by means of which our Legis
lature has become a farce, many of our
oliiee-holders become t oriupt ami crim
inal, ami ignorance and vice rais:.
above intelligence- and virture. We
denounce the e ilbrtsof this combination
to place the insane of the State at the
mercy of iticouq eteut, vicious and lust
ful men. and we condemn the changes
wrought in our laws whereby ignorant
and impure men ha.e been placed m
control of schools, courts, prisons and
asylums. Theseare the inevitable con
sequences of Republican rule. The
Democratic party promises the people
on its return to ower to correct ail
these abuses. It wi;l guarantee every
iti -eti his rights, but it demands that
virtue and intelligence shall rule tho
State. It will re.-tore to tho white
women of the State the security they
felt under the tw enty years cf Demo
cracy inaugurated by the immortal
Yuiice. To the accomplishment of
these ends let every patriotic citizen
rally to the white man's party. To
your tents Ol Israel'!"'
The following resolutions was intro
duced by Mr. li. L. Stevvus. t f Duplin,
and .adopted :
"That n'l white electors who intend
to vote with us in the next election and
who desire the re-establishment tf Au-glc-axon
supremacy aud honest gov
ernment in North 'urolina a. e cordially
invited to paiticij ate in a.l of our
priiua'ies aud conventions.'
Lynched Hv One Man,
William Ellis, a prominent farmer,
living near Ever-.-ree:i. Ala., took a
negro r.a.ge 1 Coc':: King to a swamp,
is th-.- all
ta a tt:e and shot
titima.-y with Lilts' t
Conirontetl With famine.
The Sau Tiaiieis-o 'Cal , (Vllre-ctivt-a
letter fr:a Dawson City: it
says the -oid setkeis sue coi lioutel
with famine: Rritish police ofiieers will
"cii-e all the sin plus sui plic-sand divine
them among tue nee.iv.
nninnr tn nun rnnurno
m mi u uuk m tno.
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson Ad-;
dresses the Georgia Legislature.
STUDYING THE SITUATION.
Large Herds of Hairy Cattle, He
Says, Should He liaised IJy I'sins
Cotton Need .Meal.
Secretary of Agricultural James M.
VYilson addressed the (ieorgia Legisla
.ure iu joint session. His theme was
"Agriculture in tho South." Dr. J. L.
M. Curry spoke on education.
Mr. Wilson was introduced by Speak -or
Jenkins He spokestrougly in favor
of manufacturing cotton at home and of
utilizing the cotton seed for cattle
i he Secretary said ho had been in
structed by President McKiuiey to
.'omo South and rtudv the agricultural
resources 1 ere. Just as the growing cf
grain had become the lea ling industry
of the great West, so the growing of
ottou was the leading industry of tho
h.'Uth. 'The South was working out
her own destiny. Jf she desires Notth
?rn and La-tern capital, let her point
to tho work she is doing herself with
out outside aid.
vVhat are you doing with youreotton
eed, ' continued the secretary, "Geor
gia produces :;a,a.;;,o;r bushels of it.
Now I'ug'aud feeders have found your
cotton seed meal valuable. The State
should have half a million dairy cattle,
l'hese cattle would not injure the soil.
1 he cotton seed meal could bo fed to
"Georgia, too, can produce every
pound of sugar she uses. The growing
of beet sugar is becoming one of the
greatest of this country's industries."
While he did not desire to meddle in
local ailhirs, tho Secretary said, he
wanted to urge Georgia's representa
tives the necessity of educating farm
er s s.,n.s. He Haiti that some of the
brainiest men in the National Congress
had been brought up on Georgia
Dr. J. L. M. Curry follow el, with
an a ldrcss, iii which lie dwelt on the
importance aud value of the common
I)!i: DlT Ii COXSKOPKXC'KS
Of the (artless l)i inking of Stnll
'I hotiglit to lie Wlilskry.
A special to the birminghum, (Ala. i
Age-Herald from Maplesville says:
-even men are dead aud seventeen more
me not expected to live from the result
sf drinking a mixture of wood alcohol
ud chtaii whiskey. Tho liquor was
bought m Seimii, Ala. , by P.iil Auder
sou and another farmer and brought
here by -them and retailed to farmers
md laborers on tha' ?do'oileand Ohio ex
tension, which is being graded by the
A great number of farmers and rail
road hands purchased some of the mix
ture and immediately aftenlrinking the
oucoctioti were taken violently ill. No
physician was at hand aud many of
them died before attention could he
given them. J he a'eohol was labe'ed
"for mixing j aiut only." The alVair
nis crea'cd a great sensation. Ander
son and Iii;; partner are amongthe
i:i i:i pi:i:V; i:;i.ivi:i;y.
Country C Iks Will Aid the Ulail
Carriers P.y Xaiiii.g I'o lio.vcs.
Acting I'ostniastor (ieueral 1'erry S.
Heath has issued the following circular
regarding tho rural postal free de
ivery: The ultimate success of the experi
nent of free delivery of mail, which is
low being tried by Congress in lifty
rural districts of the Cuited States,
ivill df-pr-nd largely upon the prompt
less with which tho carriers can make
their deliveries tithe patrons on their
ou'.fs 'this will be greatly faeilitat
,'d. and He, chances of the permanency
increase.); if those desiring to take ad
vantage of rural free delivery will
?roct suitable boxos by the roadside ii)
vvhice earners may deposit mails a?
they pas:; aud from which they may col
lect tiie mails; intended for transmis
sion. p t Walsh i:l;: ti:i.
ieats the Whole Lav-Out foi
?-f:iyor of Augusta.
Lx-l'r.itc.l States Senator Patrick
Walsh, ti e citizen's candidate, has bto.i
.-letted mayor of Augusta, Ga , over
Wm. Dunbar and Daniel Kerr by u
Majority of S3!. Tfr. Dunbar was, like
lr. Wnhh. brought into the race by
.opular i'r-ntinient in favor of lnunici
el it foim, while Mr. Kerr was sup-
'e '. by tho present city udmiuistra
.io:i. Htsast reus Prairie fire.
Another disastrous prairie lire has
just swept over tho greater parts of
, 'i osiiy, Hale and Lubbock co tnties,
I'fXps, completely desiroyi.ig the
ange and many ranch buildings. Two
amis of sheep, one numbering t.',0tn)
cad and the other l.'.'ii'.i Lead, were
aught i:i the tire and everv animul was
hum1. i . tieath
.Mrs. Noldes Must Hang.
The United States Supreme Court
ia-; r.llinued the decision of the (ieorgia
-Tiprciue Court in he case of Mrs
Nobles, convicted of the murder of her
iiusband. She claimed duo process of
nw had been denied her. The result
A the decision is tnat the sentence im
posed by the court car. now be executed.
Dou'rili' n;:gg,i !C Allowance.
On an. i after ti.e ",tii the Seaboard
'.ir Line, m Tt"er to meet the action
A its e,.r.ipetito.s, will allow free :'))
t-otinds :, l.aggag i'or each passenger
.lol.lii.g a full tielu-t, aud V-i pounds
'or eath iasseiigt-r holding a half
ticket, between stations on ilslii.es.
V .1 ill
v t l.i.ill Ijod;
At Ttimj a. I'l. i., a . en sat ion was
reated m i lorn la Pythian circles when
:!td Cross Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
A this city, tie.y. i the authoiity'of the
tiu.id t'hancelit -r aud refused, to obev
los orders to reliiitti.-h their eha. ter.
.Itistk-e field's ICetiremer.t.
Justice I'ield's retirement from the
I "Mtpreme C'ourb of which he gave ofii-
j ;ia! notice to the President last Ai ril,
! oc k place cr. the 1-x. TLere was itj
i 'oi'mality attendant u; on it. The jus
j .ifL- wis n-'-t present in the court room
md as he ha 1 r.-d sal with the court on
i'j.i' ,t:-.y siuce tkeoiening n,y of the
etiu. the oroeeediags thd not diner m
ir.yiiq.ee; from t h-. Mi of ordinary days,
if ''ustice 1 lei i s U-ii.i had continued
intil the '.ill he wc-uht have had foity
our years of continuous service. Under
the law 1 e will draw f .li salary until
Xo General Improvement, Says Rrad- j
Bradstreet's weekly trade report for f
ine past week, savs in part: "ot- I
withstanding the appearance of a de
niaud for holiday specialties at some
points in the South, at Chicago. St.
Louis and in the tributary thereto,
general trade throughout the country
has shown no general improvement.
Most favorable rtq orts are from the
territory west of the Mississippi river
aud north t f the Missouii and Kansas,
where colder weather has stimulated
demand at the interior and country
merchants have been buying with com
"Ihe Eastern cotton goods industry
continties thq resst d. Consumers evi
dently do not intend to buy extensively
uutil they believe the price of rav cot
ton is ready to advance. Competition
from Southern mills - mere particularly
overproduction by maunfat tunas who
produce a single staple ttt h i lies
existing largo st i-ks an 1 the
heaviness of prices, '.'envc. te: s and
manufacturers of cjtto.i yai ns are sit
uated relatively more favorably. Other
lines repri seutnig seasonable iiisu ibu
t;on are manufacturer: of woolens,
clothiug, shoes and jobbers of fancy
groceries. At Philadelphia tnctoisn
cheek iu demand for products in bal
ing textile lines and arrangements are
making to run on shorter time. Iron
aud steel have not been in as active
demand as expected, and are lower,
notwithstanding furnaces and mills ait
supplied with orders suUicient to carry
them well iuto next year. A favorable
feature is found in advances in i-.u;
of operatives m various imlusti ialltnes.
"1 here are 'J:!.1 business failures im
ported throughout the Cmted States,
compiled wnh '.;. last week. There
are iii failuies reported from the Do
minion of Canada, compare I with :!l
last w eek,"
ITCNitV A. Ilio-ts-.
The newly elected General Master
workman of the Knights of Labor is
Henry A. Hicks, of New York. This
leaves Mr. Soveicign the only past
General workman in the order of the
Knightsof Labor. All others who h .vc
held thi position have been either ix
pelled from the tuder or died. Mr.
Hicks has been at the head of thel.u ld
ing unions, connected w ith the Knights
of Labor, for nearly ten years. He is
president of the Stale congress of dis
trict and local assemblies ot New Yol k
and w as a national com mil teem au for ids
State ia tho People's party. Tiie report
of the secretary of the order of Knights
of Labor show s the society to be iu a
flourishing condition. The reiovt of
friction between tiie members and f
licers of the order were strenuously th;
nied, but there seems to have been a
pretty lively scramble fo- supremacy in
the choosing of the new ouhvrs.
ni:;ko i;: knt:i to dkai ii.
lie Killed a White Man a'1,1 Paid the
Penalty on a Light wont! Knot Pi re.
A special from Wilmington. N. '.,
says that o:i Thanksgi-, ing Pay, Nathan
Will's, a colored man living l.tar Town
Creek, Rrurswick county, was arrested
on thn cha'go of murdering a young
white man by the natneiaf Stcpli'-ns.
Stephens was found iu the vic;nny of
Vv'ample, N. C, w ith a gunshot wound
in the back.
A mob was raised by the farmers in
the country near the Wacca'ui w river.
Willis was taken from the sh'ri:V, car
ried into the woods and chained be
tween two pine trees. Light wood wa-:
then j lied around him and he wa,
burned to death, thus suih-ring duith
to pay the penalty for his orive
After the murder, suspicion at o ::-e
rested on the colore 1 man who had
been seen in neighboring communities
wearing some of Stephens' garments.
He ha 1 also been M.cti driving the eft
cart in which the murdered man wa
last seen alive, and Sg" in money was
found on his person, that, i; wan ruo
posed, lie took from his victim's :. !:
fcta. The ofli'-ers carried Willis to on
way jail, I lorry cotr.ty, S. C.
Cuban Autonomy a fact.
Madrid, Spain.-,' My Cable, 'I ho
Oflicial Gazette publishes the r ival u
crees, granting autonomy to Cuba ca.i l
Porto Rico, thus removing the at.xnty
that had begun to be experience i o:i
all sides as tiie result of tho govern
ment's reticence aud unexplained tie-
lr. Dorland Dm !.
Rcr. Dr. Luke Doriaud, of Hat
Spring, N. "C, founder T tht; Dorian 1
University, Hot S; rings, died at tin
homo of his son. ("has. J. Dorlaad, ia
Spriugtield, 111, aged s.; j-ears.
Snow i;i Nebraska.
Snow is piling up in Nebraska,
great tlauiage to cattle is
covers the ground.
feared, as it
Robbers held nr. a stago coach be-
1 tween Rishop and lndcpencei.ee, Nev.,
and secured l,0u:.
I Tho Kentucky authrritic-s will take
I steps to prevent the destruction of toll
j gates and piMiitt-b, the raiders.
The Countess of Lathom, while ic
turning from a shooting tatty, was
thrown out of a trap and ki.Ld near
Wigan, Lancaster, Luglan.l.
The New York World 'an-s a large
number of United States Senators are
in favor of belligerent right s if not of
independence for Cuba.
Ex President Cleveland prtn.i-c-s
that his son, recently born, will bo in
the class tf It 15 or "Rl of Priicctoti
Turkey has placed with Ilerr Kru: p,
the Geriuaa gun-maker, a a order for
l-"0 large cannon at a total value of 1,
.atid.O )'. marks, ia spite of Russia's pro
I At Erie. Pa , Antor.ij .Mcirilo, w:.le
1 drunk, threw' oil and Vft m his v, if.jT
i face, it ignited and ca tsc 1 hc-r deatii.
Frank Johnsos, coloie.l. ia '. he Mis
souri penitentiary, has refu - 1 a i r.r
dou because he dots not want to be
"turned out in the cold..'!. .......
1 1, wMmm
TOLD IN A PARAGRAPH.
Alabama Fopulists declare ngaiust
.egroes lynched a negro rapist m
John Henry, a Florida desperado,
w as arrested near Yahlosta, Ga.
Six prisoners broke jail at Chester
field C. 11.. S. C.
A rich vein of gold has been discov
ered in 1'i.lding county, Ga
Rcusact la. l'la. , has suffered aStOO,
(t(H, lire, of incendiary origin.
The reports of lyuehiugs near R'aek
shear and Screven, (ia. , w ere false.
The Yirginia Legislature is in ses
sion. It is overwhelmingly Demo
cratic. Atlanta, (ia., is to have a new eve
ning paper, in which tho Appletous. of
New York, are interested.
A prisoner at l'itts, (5a., has con
fess,.,! that he mn'-.b red John M. Clay
ton, in Pliimmerville, Ark., eight years
Reu.iauiin E. Sims, wanted iu At
lanta, Ga , for using cancelled postage
st.i'mps, is held in New York in :V'i0
On account of the rails spreading on
the A. A D. Railroad, near Gill's sta
t'on. Ya. . the engineer aud tireman
1 licks Price, colored, awniting trial
for a felonious assault, was taken
from jail at Shirks, Fla., by a mob and
John McCormiek, tM years old, son
of the editor of the Meridian (Miss.)
News, has strangely disappeared from
Wheeling, W. Va.
At New Oilcans Oils Ruhlin, tho
giant heavyweight of Akron, O., de
feated Tut Ityau, of Australia; in a ten
Engineer L. M. Rumgarncr, of tho
Spartanburg and Ashevilie road, who
was shot a lew days ago by a tramp
named Lambert, is dead.
Col. W. D. Chipley, a prominent ami
wealthy citizen of Florida, died in
Wellington. His remains were taken
to Columbus, Ga., for interment.
The Atlanta, Ga,, bankers issue a call
to all the Southern bankers to attend a
meeting in that city on the lath to take
action regarding tho currency ques
tion. Miss P.ertie Wilson, of South Man
chester, Iii'., narrowly escaped serious
injury from tho burning of her cellu
loid comb which caught lire from tho
heat of a stove. ,
An attempt to rob the North Amherst,
). , bank was a failure.
At Martin, Mich. , Scott A. Rowtlish
idiot his daughter ami killed himself.
Two men ami a woman met death in
a blazing building at Jamestown,
At Farmland, O. , lire destroyed the
postoliiee, railway station aud opera
Eleven cars and a locomotive were
destroyed near Cleveland, O. The train
jumped tho track.
Senator Jones, of Arkansas will lead
tho Democratic opposition to the an
nexaiion of Hawaii.
The deputy customs collector of Ev
nnsville, Intl., is in jail oil tho charge
Congressman Railcy, t.f Texas, thinks
that Congress will do little mors than
1 ass the appropriation bills.
Tha New York ( ity Health Depart"
nietit is to supply vaccine virus to the
tuiny throughout tha country.
At Lowell, ..Mass., Frank A. Keith
nnd Maggie (iodfre-y committed Filicide
together by inhaling gas. They were
The gold output of tlie CrippleCreek.
Cob, district iu Nove.'.iber w as j? 1 , 'i'lx, -i'a'1,
the. largest for one mouth in tho
history of the camp.
At Pittsburg, Pa., a negro man, who
claims to have been born in 17.7, asks
for admission to the poor hotiso on tho
ground that he is now too ohl to work.
The Naval Hoard has made its recom
mendations to Secretary of the Navy
Long, in connection to building the
armor plate plant. It says the plant
will cost s ::.oun,wu.
Hotel b'almoral, on Mount MeGregon
near Saratoga, N. Y., has been do"
stroyed by lire. 'Ihe hotel was erected
iu lss- at a cost of .V.(Ki(t, and tho con
tents were valued at S'2-",':H.
At Cleveland, Ohio, J. .1. Shipherd
has been arrested on a chargo of em
bezling nearly ;W,W-Ht from F. I.
Robinson and a receiver has been asked
b ,r Ins til in, which is alleged to bo in
tolvent and owing .t.',0W, WO.
William C. Woodward, alias "I'd
Hawlev, convicted of attempting to
1 h'.oltinai! Samuel W. Rrigham, of Now
York, has beea rc-ntenced to tive years'
Martin Thorn has been convicted ol
murder in the first degree for killing
William Guldensuppo, his predecessor
in tiie atiectioiis of Airs. Augusta Nack,
at W 'oodsiue, L. I., on June '' last.
At Petersburg, Pa., there is talk of
forming a big coal trust to control the
river coal interests from the Mouonga
hela'to New Orleans. The primarv
object is said to be to reduce expenses
in both mining and shipping.
The Southern Railway is to inaugi
rate fa-i Southern schedules.
Chinese may erect a school buildin
i.t San Francisco.
Of the .';.) Cubans-exiled on the island
of Fernando Po, b',0 have died.
The sealing situation between Canada
and the United States is still badly
'Ihe Court of Appeals refused to ad
mit a woman to the piactice of law in
the fails courts.
Wire mills may all be in a trust bv-Ft-b.
'Ihe i'rince of Wales Las engaged Tod
Sloan", the American jockey, to ride for
him next season.
A i auk of bloodhounds lias he-eu pro
vided St. Louis, Mo., to aid the
police in ruuuiug down criminals.
Afie'ial triii'ii i-catlio, wash., savs
Dawson f ity D threatened with f.tarva
tion. i he price of a beef -teak is Si. ''J.
A di-astrous storm ha swept the
t-oa -t of England, doing great damage
to '---.4 l-i and fashionable resorts. One
hundred ii.es were lost.
Chief Justice Riugham Las sentenced
Robert Martin, ei-treasurcrof Columbia
University, to iu-prisonme-at for a term
of live years in the penitentiary for the
embezzlement of about $14, ;.) of the
fiili is of thi-i university.
A cable-gram from London savs
Sidney James Low, the retiring editor
of the St. James. Gazette will start for
America iboat January 1st on a tour of
Franc:. -co Estrado. professor of natu
ra! sciei.ee in the city t-f Mexico, has
invented what he rails ac tlectio-mag-
netic geological balance, designed t
foretell earthquakes ami (he
disi ii bauce of the earth's crust
A SWAKM Of .MOKMONS.
A Missionary of That Church to be
lut In Kvrry County In the South.
A Cnattmooga diispateh says: Chat
tanooga is the headquarters for the
Southern propaganda of the Mormon
Church, and mauy of that church's
missionaries or ciders arrive there
daily. They are assigned from the
headquarters by President Kimball.
According to President Kimball it is
the object of the Mormon Church to
havo a missionary stationed in every
couuty iu the Southern States, and as
the uiissioiiarj work of the last two
vears has been highly successful, the
importations of workers from Utah are
becomiug more numerous. Twenty
three arrive each month, and the mini -ber
will be increased whenever the oc
Ihe missionaries are all active,
healthy young men from tho mountains
of Utali, most of them having previous
ly been employed in funning. The
work done by them is arduous. They
make trips oil foot through the wild
and wooded sections of the South,
preaching from door to door. Often
they meet with resistance, and not
long ago two of them were horse
whipped iu Georgia.
'1 ho Mormon Church has a rule simi
lar to that of some of tho European
.ouuti ies with regard to enlistment in
military service. Young men are re
piired to givo at least two or three
years of their early manhood to the
service of the Church. They leave their
farms or stores iu obodieuce to the rule
and spend thrco years of hard work
among the "Gentiles."
There are no federal ' judgos in the
United States courts who have as broad
jurisdiction as that which falls to
( 'harles Suiiiner Johnson, recently ap
pointed by President McKinley as judge
of tho United States court for tho Dis
trict tif Alaska. It embraces an area of
lino, Out) square miles and has more coast
line than all tho Atlantic and Pacific
States combined. Judge Johnson was
horn iu a log cabin on the prairies tif
Jones county, Iowa, in lsil. He grad
uated from the law department of the
Iowa State University in ltS77. He thou
moved to Nebraska ami practiced law.
In !stl he was appointed United State
attorney for the District of Alaska aud
nerved four years, being the only av.
pointeo who ever served his full ap
pointment in that position. After thf
expiration of the term of his npptdnt
nieiit he settled iu J unentt, w here he
practiced law. Ho earned tho money'
necessary lerr his education, as a prin
H. O. .Ml M.S.
What promises to be an intorestin
sociological experiment is the D. O.
Mills home in New York City, where
men will lind clean comfortable and at
tractive lodgings for the low price of
t cents per night. This sum gives the
man a clean bed iu a room by himself
and includes a bath. Indeed the bath
is compulsory. Mr. Mills insists the
scheme is not a charity but an invest
ment. Ho believes at the price he will
lie able to maintain the homo and rro
vide a small per cent, for profit. The
house is in Jtleeker street, just west
from Rroad way. It has rooms for the
accommodation of I.TiOO men ami bath
ing facilities sufficient for all. A res
taurant is run in connection, where
food is served at low rates. The large
building is handsomely finished, with
elegant facade and all conveniences.
Mr. Mills is a wealthy owner of realty.'
He is the father-in-law of Whitela
Reid, aud came from San Francisco to
New York some years ago.
Some e-Iephants are said to be pood
climbers. They make their way up
ami down mountains and through a
country of steep cliffs where mules
would not dare to venture, and even
where men find passage difficult. Their
tracks have l.pen found upon the very
summit of mountains over seven thou
sand feet high. Ia these Journeys an
elephant is often compelled to descend
hills and mountain shb-s which are al
most precipitous. This Is the way la
which it Is done. Th elephant's first
manoeuvre Is to kneel down close to
the declivity. One foreleg !s then cau
tiously passed over the edge and a
short way down the slops and if he
finds there Is no good spot for a firm
foothold, lie Fpeedily forms one Sy
stamping into the soil if It Is rnolst, or
kicking out a footing !f It Is dry. If
the elephant Is now sure of a good foot
hold, the other foreleg is brought down
hi the same way. 'Then he performs
the Mime work over again with his
feet, bringing both forelegs a little In
advance of the first foothold. This
leaves good places already made for the
hind feet. Now, bracing LlnisHf up by
his huge, gtrong forelegs, te draws his
Lind le;s, first one and then the other.
carefully over the edge, where thpj
cupy the first places
feet. This Is th
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