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ELKIN, N. 0., THURSDAY. APRIL 11, 1895.
.TTORNEY AT LAW.
EIKIN, N. C,
Practices In the State and Federal Courta
-nd collects Claims. Insurance placed Id
tandard Companies upon Liberal terms.
C. ?, Sf Y, V- Hail^aj--w0!ideiis5ii Sclitiiile,
J'oHN (5ill, Jteceiver.
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Nos. 37 and 3'^, Washington and South
western Limited, composed p^ntirely of Pull
man cars; minimum Pullmiu rate $3.00;
extra fare. Through site ing cars between
New York and N^w Qrlpon^ New York and
Memphis, an<iNew York, Ash ville. and Hot
6pring^' Dining car between Greensboro
FOB, 33 and 34, New York and Florida short
ilne limited. Pullman cars and first class
coach only. Through skepine and com
partment cars between New york and St.
Augustine (two cars), and New York and
Augusta. Also carries sleeping car between
Salisbury an1 Danville, operated between
Salisbury land Richmond, Dining cars be
tween Salisbury and St. Augustine.
NOS. 35 and c6, United States fast mail.
Fullman slesping cars bet'.vfen New York.
Atlanta and Montgomery,.an 1 New York and
Jacksonville Also has sleeping car between
Charlotte and Augusta,
NO 12 sleeping cnr Greensboro to Raleigh.
NO, 35 sleeping cflr Kaleigh 11 Greensboro.
Through tickets ‘■n s le atiii«cii.al sta
tlons to all points, Fct rates or inforiuation
apply toahy agent of the c .>mpany. or to
J. S. B THOMPSON, supM'inttndent
Firet Division, •’aavilJe, V'a.
W; B. RYDER, f-upeiinlendent Second
Division, Charlottp, n. c.
W.H. GREEN, G i-f»eral Manager Eastern
System, Washin^rton I) c.
W. A. TURK. Gen'l Pass.Agt.,
WftshinctQU, p. Q.
Work has been commenced on the
Atlantic & Danville Eaihoad’e pro
posed shops at Lanrencevjlle, Va.
Marion, Va,, contemplates putting
in an electric lightplaut to be operated
by water power.
E. C, Zemp has organized a compa
ny to establish a cannery at Camden,
Samuel and Philip Langley are re
ported as to organize a S25,000 stock
company at Charleston, S. C., to estab
lish a manufactory of military clothing.
Winnsboro arid Ridgeway, S. 0., 12
miles apart, are to be connected by
A movement has been started for the
building of a bridge across Roauoko
river at Weltlon, N. C.
The Young Men's Bnsinees .League
of Charleston, S. C., which is assisting
the growth of the city in various ways,
is now agitating the building of pack-
ing-honses for friiite and vegetables
raised in Carolina. This is the kind of
■work that cci'.nts.
The timbers for the 2d floor oftho
new Richland Cotton Mill, Columbia,
S. C., are now being placed.
. Grround will be broken at Concord,
N. C., next week for the new .J. C.
Lippard Cotton Mill, It will contain
!2500 spindles, running on cotton warps.
E. C. Ridgell has been elected pres
ident of the Batesburg (S. C.) Cotton
Mills. Carding machinery and 3,000
spindles have been purchased. The
looms will be bought later.
J. C. Carson, of Sp&.’tanburg, S.
C., is interested in a cotton-mill pro
ject at Shelby, N. C. A $100,000
company is proposed, and Mr. Carson
ofl'ers to takef.32,001) of tlie capital.
A movement has been started at
Hendersonville, N. C., for a cotton
mil], and a $150,000 stock comi)aiiy is
proposed. S. V. Pickens is inter
O. H, Foster, of Raleigh, N. C.,
has gotten the 3300 spiudle mill at
Morganton, N. C., formerly the Dun-
avent Mill, in full operation, running
it night and day.
H. E. Fries is president of the
new Southside Mfg. Co., formed at
Winston-Salem, N C., to build the
new $100,000 cotton mill there already
spoken oi^. The stockholders met
this week and elected a board of direct-
The new Tncapau Mills, Wellford,
S. C., are nearing corapletien. In fact
the building is completed and the shaft
ing and other machinery is now being
placed. The wheel plant will be corn-
pleted this month. The dam is 25 feet
high, 300 feet long and has a fall of 52
feet. The water is carried from the
dam to the mill through 832 feet of
steel flues which are 10 feet in diame
ter, Theflnme \veighs400,000 pounds.
The dam,' flume and wheel jjlant is
considered one of the most complete
in the South. The mill will be in op
eration in May. T. E. Moore, of
Spartanburg, is the president of this
mill, and H. D. Wheat, of"Gaffney, is
the secretary and treasurer.
Atlanta, Ga,, is to have a new 10
story hotel on the site of the old capitol.
It will be of granite, and work has
Rev. W. C. Overton, aged 56, a
prominent Baptist minister, died sud
denly in Chowan county, N. C., last
Sunday. He had just finished preach
ing a funeral sermon and was getting
in his buggy, when he fell back. He
was carried into the church and died.
A special from Rocky Mount, N. C.,
says that an old gentleman named
Reams, from somewhere in southside
Virginia, reached Spring Hope, in
Nash county, Saturday on a collecting
tour. Though he had made no col
lections, some assassin thought so, and,
waylaying the old man, murdered him
on the liif;hwuy Sunday morning. No
arrest has been made.
An increase of S2,497,750 in national
bank note circulation during the month
of March is shown in the monthly
statement issued hv comptroller Eckels
Monday, making lh“ total stand|209.-
150,145, on April 1st
The truckers of the eastern Caroli-
nas have begun shipping asparagus.
A gang of notorious robbers and
murderers was broken up at Birming-
ha.m, Ala,, Tuesday, and the entire
band landed in jail, one of them with
a terrible wound in his hip.
William J. Cheatam, a merchant of
Lynchburg, Va., committed suicide
by taking a dose of laudanum. Cheat-
ain left a note stating that his finan
cial troubles were more than he could
bear. He leaves a wife and several
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A HOTEIj CI..EIIK AHRKSTRD.
Joliii Tierney Accused of Burning »
Hotel at Hendei'soTiville, N. C.
Macon, Ga., Aprils.—.JohnTierney,
a well known hotel clerk who has been
clerk at the Park Hotel in this city,
was arrested tnere on a warrant from
North Carolina charging him with
burning a hotel at Hendersonville, N.
0., a little over a year ago. The war
rant also calls for the arrest of J. J.
Nelson. Tierney says he will go back
to North Carolina witljout requisition
papers as he is positive he can easily
establish his innocence. According to
Tierney, Nelson was proprietor of the
hotel and Tierney was chief clerk.
Nelson gave §14,000 in mortgages on
the pro])erty and had it insured for
$14,500. Tierney’s home is at Niagara
Falls, N, y. He has many friends in
i„; t~! THE U. S. GOVEltNMlSNT BUILDING AT THE ATLANTA EXPOSITION.
The main dimensions of this build
ing will be 180 x 260 feet, Romanes
que design, with projecting pavilions
10 X 60 feet on all four sides, and cir
cular towers 25 feet in diameter, with
a total iloor space of 50,000 square
In s))eaking of the Government exhib'
it Dr. Chas. W. Dabney chair
man of the exhibit commission said:
The material for the Government ex
hibit at Atlanta is now all in hand and
can be placed in thirty days if neces
sary. The exhibit will be very com
ple'te and one of the most interesting
in every detail ever made by Uacle
Sam. To the visitor entering the Gov
ernment building from the northeast
entrance the first department exhibit
to meet the eye will be that of the
Smithsonian Institution on the left.
Among other rare exhibits here will
be seen a series of figures illustrating
the evolution of the negro from the
earliest animals, through the ape, the
chimpanzee, and the South African
bushman down to the negro as he is in
this country. Another interesting se
ries of ethnological representations
will bo figures of the aboriginal In
dians of tribes that once roamed
through the hills and forests of the
South, as the Cherokees, Chickasaws,
Creeks, etc. Further on the right w'ill
be the exhibit of the patent office, il
lustrating the wonderful triumphs of
EVOLUTION OF GINS AND PLOUGHS,
A.niong otlier models will be a series
illustrating the jjrogress of ginning
machines from the first cotton gin of
Whitney down to the comjilicated gin
of to-day. The plough will also be
illustrated by models from the earliest
plough shares down to the steam
plough of modern farming, and the
progress of other farming implements.
A special exhibit will illustrate the
progress of cotton manufacturing ma
chinery. The workings of the'geolo-
gical survey will bo illustrated by
maps and models, and map presses will
be in operation to illustrate that de-
partmerit of the work.
AGBIOULTUBE AND HORTICULTUBE.
Just beyond the interior department
exhibit, in the centre of the building,
will be the exhibit of the agricultural
department. Models of the fruits of
the country will be shown, in manj'
instances on their original tree's. Spe
cial attention will be paid to the ex
hibit of orange and citrous fruits, in
tended to show their methods of cul
ture, their diseases, and the methods
of preventing and curing diseases in
the trees and i>lants. A display will
also be made of horticultural and
fruit-growing tools and implements.
In this connection will also be made
an exhibit of the different soils of the
country, their adaptability to different
sorts of agriculture and horticulture.
Plants constructed of wax will illus
trate plant diseases and the insects that
prey on agricultural, and plant life,
and the chemicals and instruments
used to exterminate them. A full dis
play will be made of cotton plants,
both of this and foreign lands, in fac
simile models, the cotton and other
fibres of American and foreign growth,
and the insects and diseases' that prey
on the cotton crop, together with the
methods of war waged on them.
EIBDS AND BEASTS.
In the ornith'olxJgical and mammalo-
gical disj)lays will be realistic models
of the various birds and animals of
America, set in natural surroundings,
showing their habits and methods of
feeding. For instance, one of these
specimens will be a fox in the act of
carrying oft' a hen, and so natural is
the model that it will take a second
look to convince the observer that the
figures are not alive. These models
are prepared by experts and will illus'
trate fully the valuable on nefarious
habits of native beast and birds.
HOW MONEY IS MADE.
On the right hand aisle will be ex
hibited the workings of the treasury
department, including specimens of ail
sorts of money, bonds, etc., and a coin
ing stamp in operation. Owing to
Atlanta’s proximity to salt water the
exhibit of the fish commission will bo
the most beautiful and complete ever
made by the United States Govern
ment. The hatcheries will be repre
sented in operation and all kinds of
material used by the fish commission
will be presented.
MAILS, OLD AND NEW.
The postoffice department will have
specimens of all kinds of mailing
equipments used by the United States,
including a full history illustrative of
the mail service of the country, from
models of the first horseback mail car
riers down to the present day. The
dead letter office will be shown in oper
ation, and specimens of all stamps is
sued by the Government since the be
ginning will be on exhibition.
ARMY AND NAVY ILLUSTRATED.
In the annex of the building will be
the war and navy exhibits, giving in
the fullest detail all the different
styles and armaments of modern ves
sels, many models of historic vessels
and models illustrating the progress of
naval construction from the early days
of the Government down to the pres
ent day. The war department will
also have a very complete exhibit of
guns and army equipments and will
show in detail the. manufacture of the
modern army rifle, the different kinds
of projectiles, etc. As a whole the
Government exhibit will be complete
in every detail.
Members of the administration de
cline to discuss the recent firing on
the British flag by a Spanish gunboat
in almost the same place and under
about the same circumstances that the
Allianca was fired upon, but it is plain
to see that they are greatly pleased at
the incident, and that they expect to
see the British government promptly
call Spain to account for it.
As a rule public sympathy appears
to be with the Cubans in their strug
gle for independence, but there are
exceptions. A number of letters have
been received at the Spanish legisla
tion in Washington, from ex-Confed-
erate soldiers offering their services to
aid Spain in piitting down the revolt.
Some people believe these letters were
written by cranks, and that the Span
ish minister would not be able to
locate his volunteers, even if his gov
ernment wished to avail itself of their
assistance. ' However much Spain
might desire to enlist Americans in
her service it could not bo done
publicly, through the Spanish legation,
simply because it would be a violation
of the iaternational neutrality laws
that this government would never
allow. If there are any Americans
who desire to fight on either side they
should go to Cuba, where they can
easily make arrangements to do so,
and where their chances for getting
yellow fever or smallpox, instead of
glory, will be «bout 99 out of a possi
Tremendous Shad Shipments.
(Newbern, N. C. Journal.)
Messrs. Geo. N. Ives & Son, who
get frequent advices from Elizabeth
City, inform us that the great shad
shipments from there to which we have
several times alluded, continue. Near
ly every day from seven hundred to a
thousand boxes of fish, principally
shad, leaves there for Northern cities.
Many of the shad are caught around
Roanoke Island, and others in neigh
If the annual statistics of the fish,
oysters and clam shipments from the
waters of the State were compiled
and published it would make an array
of figures that would be startling in
its portrayal of the vastness of’this in
]>Iinister Ransom In Mexico.
A city of Mexico si^ecial dated April
8th, says that United States Minister
Ransom rested ea,sier yesterday, but
that a large carbuncle had developed
on his neck and a similiar inconven
ience on his right elbow. These, with
the extreme hoarseness which troubles
him, will probably jjrevent his taking
an active part in the duties of his new
office for a week or so. The new en
voy is greatly pleased with Mexico.
Until the minister recovers from his
indisposition the legation remains
in charge of Edward 0. Butler, secre
tary, Butler will oflicially inform the
Mexican Government of the arrival of
the new representative and within a
few days will ask his official reception
and recognition by the President and
SHOT PROJt AMBUSH.
One Boy Instantly Killed and Anotlier
One Fatally Injured.
Asheville, N. C., April 8.—Ernest
Sumner was shot from ambush last
night eight miles from here and in
stantly killed. Charley West, a boy
of the same age, w'as filled with shot
from the same charge that killed Sum
ner. The boys were riding double on
a horse within 175 j'ards of the house
of .lesse Silmner. West was fatally
injured. Jesse Sumner, suspected of
the shooting, is under arrest. All par
ties are well known and of good and
JAPAN TO CIVILIZE CHINA.
Conditions of Peace Whicli Will Open
Cliina to the Coimuercial World.
London, April 8.—The Central News
correspondent in’Shanghai states that
the conditions of peace proposed by
Japan in addition to the independence
of Corea, the war indemnity and the
cession of Formosa and Liao Tung
Province, including Port Arthur, Ja
pan requires, he says, that China shall
allow the unhampered importation of
machinery into her territory and the
establishing and management of man
ufactures by foreigners. She must
pledge herself, moreover, to open
to the vessels of all nations the'
Yang Tse River as far as Chung
King Foo, the Sieng Kiang as
far as Siang Tan Kien, the Can
ton River as far as Ou Choo Foo,
the Wusung River and the canal as far
as Soo Choo to the North and Hang
Chu Foo to the South. China must
remove permanently the Wusung bar
and provide means to maintain and
provide constantly a depth of water
sufficient for large vessels, and the
cities of Chang King Foo, Ou Choo
Foo, Soo Choo Foo, Hang Chu Foo,
and others to be hereafter agreed upon
must be opened up to foreign com
merce. .Tapan emphasizes the fact
that she does not desire for herself
commercial advantages that are not
extended to the other treaty Powers.
A New Explosive.
Vienna, Austria, April 8.—The
President of the Noble' Company,
makers of exj)losives, announced at
the general meeting in Vienna the dis
covery and successful production of a
blasting explosive which is not aft'ec-
ted by firedamp and can be used with
safety in the most ^angerou6 mines.
i.bsr Oi’ pate?-:ts
Granted to Southern inventors last
B. J. Best, Shine, N. C., Stone-en
A. H. Cole, Newport News, Va.,
W. F. Martin, N. C., Separ
C. J. Mellin, Richmond, Va,, Com
J. Perfater, Christiansburg, Va.,
G. Vyne, North Wilkesborough, N.
F. P. White, SImllotte, N. C.,
FAIR GROUNDS SOI..n.
GUILTY OF MURDER.
Thomas C. Aughtry Convicted of K 111-
ing Conway B. Oliver.
Columbia, S. C., April 8.—The
trial of Thon:jis 0. Aughtry for the
killing of Conway B. Oliver ended
Saturday night in the conviction of
the defendant. The case i^ossesses
many points of interest. Oliver was*
a young white fireman in the employ
of the Southern railway. Aughtry
used to be mail carrier here. He is
said to have won the affections of
Oliver’s wife, and on that' account to
have left his wife. Just one month
ago yesterday Oliver was found shot
to death on the outskirts of the city.
He had returned from a visit up the
street to procure some eatables and
was on his way to his father-in-law’s
house to meet his wife.
The testimony at the inquest jjoint-
ed to Aughtry us his murderer and he
was arrested. Aughtry is a well-known
man with raven hair, i>iercing eyes and
the reputation of being dangerous.
The evidence against him was circum
stantial, there having been no witness
es to the deed. He was heard to say
on the day after the crime that Oliver
was no better than a d—d nigger and
a woman testified that he had 'told her
that he loved Oliver’s wife, and that if
she couldn’t do him any good she
should not do anybody else any good.
Several witnesses testified that on
the afternoon of the murder Aughtry
and Mrs. Oliver were together in the
woods near the scene of the crime.
Aughtry admitted having been with
some woman, but denied that it was
Mrs. Oliver. The witnesses testified
that the -noman had on a blue dress at
the time and the defense sought to
show that Mrs. Oliver had no blue
dress. The state overcame this by
producing the dress unawares. The
other damaging point against Aughtry
was his being seen in the neighbor
hood of the murder that evening with
The trial consumed all the week.
Fortune seemed to favor Aughtry, as
the chain of evidence was incomplete,
but the blue dress exhibited
worked against him. The jurors
were out four hours and at 8:30 o’clock
the result was declared. Augh-
try’s countenance never changed. A
poll of the jury showed one juror to be
in favor of a recommendation to mercy.
This, however, does not affect the
straight verdict of “guilty, ” as it was
not incorporated in the verdict and
was given only as this juror’s position.
A motion for a new trial will be made.
This is probably the first time a white
man has been found guilty of murder
in this county.
Interesting His Race.
Selma, Ala., April 8.—W. F. Crock
et, a young negro from Montgomery,
Ala., is in the city trying to work up
interest among the colored people in
the Atlanta exposition. He wants the
negroes to organize and show what
they have done in the way of develop
ing themselves. Crocket is an intelli
gent negro, and is working uji much
enthusiasm among the negroes here.
He goes from here to other cities in
the State, and is meeting' with
much success in his efforts.
An Invitation Declined.
The Vanderbilt BenevolentJAssocia-
tion, of Charleston, S. C., have exten
ded an invitfttiou to the Washington
correspondents to visit Greenville on.
May 23 to witness the decoration of
the grave of ths Rev. R. N. Wells, D.
D., of the M. E. Church, South. The
committee in charge ot the excursion
have been compelled to decline the in
vitation as the party will not leave
■VVaehington for the South until May 27.
A Californian Proposes to HaveAVintcr
Racing at Blrmingliam.
Birmingham, - Ala. , April 8.—Hay
den Dargin, a wealthy horse race man
from California, has purchased the
grounds and buildings of the Birming
ham Fair Association. This race
track, already one of^ the best in the
South, will be put in first-class condi
tion and other facilities provided to
make Birmingham an important racing
point. It is the purpose of Dargin
and his associates to secure member
ship for this city in the southwestern
racing circuit and to hold meetings
here regularly, beginning next fall. A
large number ot race horses will also
be wintered here. The deal involved
A Confederate Republican Suicides
Lexington, Va., April 7. — William
B. Beard, of Collierstown, in this
county. Committed suicide by takin
rough on rate. He was a pro'n'neut
Republican, a well-to-do farmer uiid
an old Ooufederajte soldier. He re
fused medical aid.
His Fortune Follows his Fame.
Petersburg, Va., April 7.—Gen.
Wm. Mahone has made an assignment
under deed of trust to Judge Edmund
Waddell, of Richmond. The trust
includes even the Mahone family resi
dence with its furniture and all his
personal propertj^ and is made to
secure notes aggregating about $80,000.
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Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitelier’s prescription for Infants
and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor
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for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil.
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Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach
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It is Monday aud not Friu ly tliir i‘
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“Castoria is an excellent medicine for chil
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Dr. G. C. Osgood,
“ Castoria is the best remedy for children of
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instead of the various quack nostrums which
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Dr. j. F. Kincheloe,
“ Castoria is so well adapted to children that
I recommend it as superior to any prescription
known to me.”
H. A. Archer, M. D.,
Ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
“Our pl^icians in the children’s depart
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and although we only have among our
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merits of Castoria has won us to look with
favor upon it.”
United Hospital and Dispensary,
Allen C. Smith, Pres.
The Centaur Company, 77 Murray Street, New York City.