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CITIZEN JOB OFFICE,
WEST SIDE 'PUBLIC SQUAKK.
BILL HEADS, t. .
. LETTER HEADS,
'''"' ' " BLANKS, v
,i4rf yob Work of all kinds done with
promptness and af low frfcet".
"EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS.
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Weekly, 1 Yew, ' -. - 1.6 O
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D FJSi? TISJNG HATES LOW.
VOL; I.NC: 21.
ASHEVILLE, N. C WEDNESD-
:LNING MAY 6, 1885. PRICE: 5 CENTS.
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As2ieTiIl '.'Bn&siu-ss Directory.
" General Merchant Wholesale and Retail.
C E. Graham A Co , S. R. Chcdester & Son, J. D.
Brevaid & Co., J. O. Howell, S. Hammershlag,
V. E. Lee, II. Redwood & Co., J. P. Sawyer, At
Mears, A. H. Jones & Son, Bearden, Rankin & Co.,
W. H. Brown, G.M. Roberta. ..vwvii
- ' r Garden find Held Seeds. v'V :?".'
Powell t Snider,"ir. H, Xyons, A. J. Merrill, H.
Redwood Co., J.O. Howell, J. P. Sawyer, Bear-
rten. Rankin & Co.rC. K, Moueure.
- - " drain, Mag and Flour. - -'
' J. R. Stames, Powell Snider, Alexander SnA
Penland. v-' - - '--VHlt-
Pennlman & Co., VanGilder & Brown." v s .
. ... - I .3 TL'...n..
Stores, JtouxfyumiMtaty, w x , J
Ballard Bros., Brown & Ucartien, tiinasey cros.
- 'Ciothing, Ocntf Fit wishing, te. , .
" Jurncs P. Sawyer, M. Levy, Charles. E Lc S
-Whitlock. . " ' x .
Soots, Shoca, aud Hal. ; .'.,.
W, T. Weaver,! M. Lctj.
' Boot onti 4oe Manufacturer. ' f
. M. Levy, W. T. Weaver, A. Freck. - r. ,
JSoofcg owl Stationery; '
. L. WUkie; J. K. Morgan & Co., U. T. Esta-
brook, IL U. Lyons.
lie Vault Broa. - , . ' f a 4 .
, . r Jeweleri., -C.
Cowan, Steffner and Bobertson.
. Ihmtty Qtocerie. ; :
b, h on.i fodflpr H R. KeDler. A
T1....1 r. ,. 'P ? ctnmnB f J W ;ondl&kO.
MerriU, J. E'.'Mrare'. W are and Howell, A. C. Davis,
James Franks, J. J. Mackey b uo. jesse !
(i. 1j. MCJJOnalU, V. 1j. Morgan, j; . j. """?""
B Noland&Sons,TiVV.Shelton, J. R. TruU,G. H.
Stames, N. Penland, Fenlana n AJeianuer.
f- Butchers, Meat-Dealer, tr. n .
ZacheryBn0 James Lusky T. K. Davis, Mc
Connell and Drake.- . ,
-' J. J. DcsmonvL F. M. Johnson, J. C. Oliver,
J. J. Desmond, (fiictory), J. M Heston.
Saddlery, Harness, &e.
S. M. Gilbert. & Co., Alexander and Penland.
w n Wflltnmsnn. Moore '& Falkf P. S. Mo-
Mulien. , , ,
X. Brand, J. V. Brown, John Clayton
s F. Venable.' D. S. Wab on, Hill und Atkins
K. W. Glrdwood t Co. - ' . ;
. .'. ' I . Lumber Dealers -. '"
Doubleday it Scott. - - -4 ,
Onroctor, Carpenters, and Builders.
I. Cforenflo, John Hart, J. A. Wagner, T.- C.
' Westall, E. J. Armstrong, J. E. Buttnck, T. L.
'Clayton, A; GvWest. . .
1 ; - Blacksmitlis ,
D; W. Caub'.e, J. BL Woody. ; '
- A- Hotels. " . ' ,,' .':- '"
4 Swnnni- EagleVV Grand Central , tern,
- Carolina House, Slugle House, Tbe llla.Flonaa
- 'Frivatc Boarding.
A T. Snmmcy. P. S. McMullen, Miss BetUe
Brown, Misses Coffin, Mis. A. E. Hall, P. F. Emer
son, Miss Smith, T. W Nel, Mrs. A. B. Chunn,
J. H. Carter, G: M. Rrfberts, B, H. Grahl, G h. Mc
Donald, M. J. Fagg. J. A. Fagg. J. E. Rankin, W.
T. Reynolds, Mrs. T. E. Reynolds, E. Sluder, Mrs.
: Holland, Mrs. Broiles, Mrs. Mrs. E.
L. Baird, W. W. McDowell, James W.Patton, Mas.
Leicester Chapman, IL .C. HuntE. J. Aston, Mrs.
"U. V. France. . ,. -
Livery, Sale and Feed Siables. '
Reynolds & Chambers, J. M. Bay,' V. A.Wed
din. James Sevier, C. O. Allen, f. H.Stanslll
Wm. Cox, E. W. Herndon, S. H. Barnard, G. W.
Morgan t Co., E. T. ClemmonSi Jesse R. btarnes.
. Colleges, Schools, &c. '
Ashe'viile Female College,- AsheviUe Male
Academy, Newton Academy, Miss Goodloe's High
oknni ritinni lofUoa . Mikh Sawver a Primary
- School, Mrfc' vi- ? Jmtaoa'? iwarj-echooly
three wnlte puDiic scnouis, iwu nwu
schools. A graded school has been authorized by
law, and a State normal school will be held every
summer. , "
- - - Millinery, &e.
- Mrs. H. M. Herndon, S. Whitlock, Mrs. M. E.
Mann, J. P. Sawyer, Mrs RR Porter.
1 Attorneys At Law.
MsLoud Moore, J. H. Merrimon, E. H. Mer
rimon, M. E. Carter, A. L. Carter, Gndger & Car
ter, J. M. Gudger, F. A. Sondley,. W. 8. Cushman,
1 Richmond Pearson, E. D. Carter, W. W.Vandiver,
Davidson & Martin, T. A: Jones, S. H. Reed, W. B.
Gwyn, Locke Craig,. W. R. Whitson, Jones and
- Hardwicke, Johnston t Shuford, W. M. Cocke,
lsTatt Atkinson, A. T. Davidson, W. H. Malone,
V. S. Lusk, P. A. Cnmmings, A. J. Lyman.
, v pfojsicians and Surgeon.
D. J. Cain, W. L. fe W. D. HUliard, John Hey
-Williams, J. A. Burroughs, J. A. Watson, M. L.
Nelson, Wardlaw McGiU, H. P. Gatchell.
O. W. Whitson, B.. H. Douglas, R. H. Reeves,. A.
. B. Ware. ,
- Banks, Bankers ana Brokers. .-
Bank of Asheville, Sluder t BarnaTt". " -
'ii- Merchant Tailors.- ;- f
J. W. Schartle. " "
Dealers in Furs.
M. FJlick. - .
Beat Estsie Agencies.
Walter B. Gwyn, A. J. Lyman, Natt Atkinson,
E.J. Aston, B. M. Jones.
' Architects and Civil Engineers,
S F Venable. J A Tennant,
Tobacco Warehouses, i ;
The Asheville Warehouse, The Banner Ware-
house, The Farmer's Warehouse, Ray's Ware
house, The Buncombe Warehouse.
Tobacco' Manufacturers Chcufaff and Smoking. ',.
B.B. West, McCarty & Hull, J. E. Ray, E. I.
' Holmes fc C., Shelton & Perry, W. P. M'Uiiamson.
. - - V Coopers, &c. '
L. F. Sorrell, N. W. Girdwood, William Weaver,
Hart. ' - . x
Loughran Bim, Hampton t Featherstone, W.
O. Muller, fe Co., A. P. Sorrell. . . ; . , ;
' Papers Mangers.
Cain fc Hunt, Moore & Falk, R.' L. Fitzpatrick.
; Daily and Wkeklt Citizen, Dafly and Weekly
Advance, The Asheville Tribune (weekly.) ,
- . 06 Offices.
s t The Citizen Job Office, Hunti- Robertson,
i- ' - Photographers.
I Nat. W. Taylor, W. T. Robertson, T. T. Hill. .
Grist Mills, Ac 1
" Jordan & Hallyburton. N. W. Cirdwood, Jas. E.
" Buttrick, McLane. . r
Fertilizers, A c. ' - ' ' -
' F. N. Waddell, "Star Brand." Penniman t Co.,
-"Anchoiv. Brand" M... Roberts, Alex. Porter.
"Piedmont," W. H. i-enland, "Owl Bracd," Bear
den, Rankir. t Co., "Ober & Co.'s Special," Lyon
& Walker, "Farmer's Friend," T. C. Starnes, "Ar
lington." .W. W. Barnard, "Sea Fowl,": N. W.
Girdwood &po., "Soluble Pacific.'" , -
. Insurance. ... ;. -
E. J. Aston, Thos. W. Branch.
, W. . V.-Telegraph.
. 8. G. Weldon, manager. - .:
Southern and Adams Express. .
F. A. Stikeleather, manager.
. CM Officer!) of Buncombe County.-
Sheriff J. R. Rich; Deputy Daniel Reynolds; S.
C. Clerk E. XV. Herndon; Register J. R. Pattersor.;
Treasurer J. H. Courtney, Surveyor B. F. Patton;
Tax Collector T. W. Pattern.
- - ' Inferior Court. -
"- Justices G. A. Shuford, C. B. Way, J. M Green;
Clerk Mont Patton; Solicitor H. B. Carter.
: r 1 - County Commissioners. ; - ;
J. E. Rankin, J. A. Reagan, G. W. Whitson, L.
J, Childs, Thos. D.arittain. - -
Justices xf the Peace.'
' A. T. Summey, N. A. Penland, T. W. Patton, C.
B. Way, J. M. Ledford, J. M. Jarratt, J. B.Cain. .
Mayor E. J. Aston; Aldermen W. H. Penland,
T. C. Westall, A . P. Sorrell, I. Gorenflo, William
i Weaver; Marshall A H. Baird; Chief Police W. G.
McDowell; policemen. J. H. Hampton, R. W.
. Gowan. - , . ,
- Fire Department. ,
Hose N. 1, Foreman H. C. Fagg; H. t L. No. 1,
- .... .. . Sanitary Department ; - - .
Dr. D T Millard, Sanitary ChieC
Federal Officers. .
V. 8. Commissioner, A. T. Summey. Depnty
Collector, (stamp onice) A: D. Cooper. District
Deputy S. C. Herrcn. Deputy Marshalls, R. O.
Patterson, A. C.Patterson, T. K. Davis, H. S. Har-
m' United States District and, Circuit Courts. ....
Judge R. P. Dicfe, Solicitor J. E,Boyd, Clerk J.
E. Reed, Deputy Clerk P. A. Cummings. '
. -: Post Office.
It. L. Gudger V". M.; Clerks W. BJroore, W. L.
Norman, A. lu Cliff. - - . . -
Sewing Machine Agencies. ..
vvihVr t IVilpon. J. II. Herring, Chief Clerk
Tiiti!. fiinirer. M. H. Morvnilian
. v Monteath. Dome.ttic, 8. R. Ched-
n, Chai ii Lee.
.3 1: ftv iieerroiBiuim-Ruove.wuirJi
( r '-ijU'd upon nociiu-aliiiii. t
DAILY . EDITION.
INTERESTING LOCALS ON
' -5 r " FOURTH PAGE.
Arrival ana Departure of the Trains.
Sajjsbott Arrives 8:50 A, M. .
; i ; Departs 0:81 F. M.
Tennessee Arrives 61 r..x. . .
, . - Departs 9:12 A. m. v . ' .
Wayhksviijlb Arrives 3:50 p. h. .
V - " Dcpai-ts 9:12 a. x. " - "
The Wayneiville train reaches that point at
1:20 ; returning, leaves SYaynesville at 2:30. r
n .The best 5 cent 3gar in town at LyV
ons "White Hose," -
"W"T. Weaver, ' Sole Agent for Hess'
Hand-Made Shoee for men tf.
THE AII.Y CITIZEX
Will be published every evening (ex
cept Sunday), at the following" rates--
8trctly cash :
Threo V -.
v 3 00
Our Carriers will deliver the paper ev
ery evening in every part of the city -to
our subscribers, and parties wanting it
will please call at the Citizen . Office. , 1
J8"We shall issue an early edition of
the Daily every afternoon, in "order to
place the paper the same evening along
the line of, the railroad from here to
Salisbury. This will place the nooii
dispatches in the hands of our readers
on the line of the W. N. C. Bail Road
sooner than any other paper in the State.
JBOur friends will remember that
the Semi-Weekly Citizen has" ; been
merged into the Daily.- ' ' 1 v
The Weekly has not been discontin
ued, and any one desiring .to change to
either Daily or Weekly can do so.
Persons who fail to get their papers,
Daily or Weekly Citizen, will confer
a special favor upon us by calling atten
tion to the same at the office. ;
Found; ' ll-i V-f. I.
. In our Store on Saturday morning last,
a sum of money. ' H. , Redwoob & Co.'
Temperature at Asheville. "" ; '
May 5th., Maximum, .. ": - 5 44
." 5th,-Minimum, ; . i 74
Barometrical nressure . . 30.41,
falling,- followed by-- rain. Prevailing
wind, south-west. , - : . ; ; : ' i
Look cut for the new goods at McMul-
len's. :.:;-:r, .. : . d3t
A good Stock of Dry Goods,. Uphols
tery Goods, Carpets, Rugs, Oil Cloths, &c.
H. KEDWOOD-4J CO. :
Mr. Neal, Jr., the . popular sheriff of
McDowell is in the city. .-
See our new advertisements. Matters
of interest to be fouhdB6here;- -
Money lost by Mr. L." W. Peek: See
notice elsewhere. - . -
Mr. Eaves, editor of our neighbor the
Marion Bugle, is in the city. -
Our county authorities have very pro
perly offered two hundred dollars' reward
for the arrest of the Joyce murderers.
There is a' very large attendance upon
the Federal Court, from all the counties.
We trust all of our friends will call aud
see us. ' --; '
Gen. King, wife and daughter, of De
troit, Mich., and Mr.' Stewart, wife and
three daughters, of New York are stop
ping at Capt J. B. Steele's. ? s ;
The Astro-Meteorological' Association
will meet at the Citizen office on Satur
day," May 9th, at 5 p. jn.- Let. all inter
ested attend. - W. xLtrM ADORE, -
Sheriff Rich returned 1 this morning
from Raleigh, where he deposited six
wails, including one "preacher" for some
moral delinquencies, contributed to the
State service by our Inferior Court last
week. . : '
Maj. A. M. Erw.in, and - Mr. Morris of
the McDo.w'ell bar, Chief r Justice Mc
Elroy of the Madison Inferior Court,
Gen'l Bowman of Mitchell, Capt. Alden
Howell, Mr. J. M.. Moody, tien'l M.
Henry of ; Waynesville," . Messrs. G. .W.
Dillard, V. E. Moore, J. W. Terrell,
Henry Stewart, Jr., of Webster, 'are in
attendanc 3 upon the court. .. -.-.
Do not forget to bear Gen'l Vance,
Capt. T. D. Johnston and others speak
to-morrow in behalf of the Fair. It is -a
talk to farmers and business men, for
farmers and business - men. Let the
court house be filled. " ' .
; Cmr friend Peter L. Npland, : Esq.,'. of
Fines' Creek, gave us a call to-day.. He
says the tobacco plants in his section are
being injured, and the wheat will scarce
ly yield what was sown. The farmers are
going in lor heavy crops 01 home sup
plies, tie says lines oreen win Deat tne
world next year on fine tobacco, and the
whole settlement is hard at work for 1
good crops. - -
Competitive Examination. - - .
The competitive examination for the
appointment of the West Point cadetship
ordered by the HonThos. D.' Johnston,
will be held in Asheville on the 15th day
of this month, beginning - promptly at
10 o'clock a. m. Prompt attendance is
enjoined.'.- The cmamining committee
will be announced subsequently. -.
Elder T. Bbight '..
Will preabh at the. Flats of Spring
Creek, in Madison county, on the 3rd
Sunday in May, 17th inst'. The brethren
win piease xaKe oue nonce. -1 we are
pleased to see this good and faithful
worker is most pleasantly situated in
Polk county, where the field is white
unto the harvest. Eds. Citizen. .
The best 5 cent Cigar in " Asheville is
.the Fan at" Pelham'sDhuq Stoke.
For a delicious glass of cold soda water
goto . Pelham's IIruq Store.
Goto McMullpn's for yeur furniture
and carpets. , , dot
Parasols, Kid Gloves, Underwear,
Neckwear, Handkerchiefs, Ribbons, &c.
-: - . II. Redwood & Co.
Our line.of While 3ood9, Laces,. Em
brtidcries, &c, is unusually full and at
tractive. - -s II, Redwood & Co.
Trout and I'nss
A "Splendid Heaese.'- , .
Mr.. I. V. Brown yesterday received a
new and beautiful hearse, to be used m
connection with bis business. Tbe hearse
is modern in style and possessing easy
Hon. J. L, T. Sneed.
, We had the honor of a visit to-day,
from this distinguished gentleman. He
was fofc. eight years on the Supreme
.Court bench.' lie is now a resident of
Slemphis. He is of North Carolina blood,
and that of the most distinguished kind.
He is a grand son of that most learned
and revered North Carolina Judge, John
Louis Taylor, and a first cousin of the
present Episcopal Bishop of Mississippi,
VfiUiam Mercer Green.
- , , '"'
Fire in. the Country. --' . --
. Last night between 11 and 12 o'clock
the house of Mr.. William Corn, who lives
about three mfieavest o? Asheville near
iDrym&B, inountain .aa destroy edJby
fire. - The flames spread so rapidly after
the fire waB discovered that the family
barely escaped with their lives, a grand
daughter of Mr. -Corn having had her
right arm severely burned. Nothing
whatever was saved except, a few light
articles of bedding. The fire appears to
have originated accidentally in a shed
room on the south side of the house.
Mr. Corn himself was absent from home
at the time of the fire. '
Mosx Mail FACiLrnxs. . - J
Hon. , Thos D. Johnston does not let
the grass grow under his feet. He is alive
and working all the time. The Citizen
has had bitter causes of complaint at
the irregurity of the mails, their absolute
uncertainty and their miserable connec
tions. The people in the Western Coun
ties have had even, more cause to com
plain than we.. The remedy is in view,
tinder the earnest, persistent' energy of
Mr. Johnston, steps have been taken to
secure mail : connections at Tunnel
for Webster, Franklin and Murphy rand
at Charleston for- Robbinsville. , Those
who have suffered as we and "our west
ern friends have, will know how to ap
preciate this great fortune. ,-
The" Federal Court . ., ; : ' r
Is at work at present , on violations of
the Revenue, laws. : .-.'' ) It. :, ':.'-,
. Several gentlemen have been admitted
to practice in the Courts, among them, Mr.
A. C. Stewart, now of Webster; Mr. -Jordan,
Of Hendersonville; and Mr.
Johnston, of . Among'the lawyers in
attendance, we observe Gen. J. W. Bow
man, of Bakersville; Mr. Ellis Cocke, of
Tennessee; Mr. Geo. II. Smathers, Mr.T,
R. Henry, Mr. J. M. Moody, of Waynes
ville; Mr. G. W. Dillard and Mr. W. E.
Moore, of Webster; Mr, A. M . Erwin, of
Marion ; Mr. W. A. Smith, of Henderson
ville. Wc did not procure a perfect list,
which we will subsequently present, :"'
Well Said. "
Our friend of the Raleigh Biblimt Re
corder well says : - - ?
"''Asheville is one of the most enter
prising towns in the State. It is the
great tobacco market of Western Caro
lina and has a large mercantile trade. As
a summer resort it has a national reputa
tion. It is the queen city of the moun
tains. The scenery is grand. The streets
and lots are models of cleanliness, and
they prove conclusively that the services
of tbe sanitary inspector, Dr. DlT. Mill
ard, have been most efficient. Would
that every North Carolina town had a
Lr. Millard as sanitary inspector."
And we can assure our friends that Dr.
Millard and our city authorities will not
relax their efforts to push the good work
of improvement and cleansing. Our
authorities are determined to spare no
efforts to make our beautiful city what
Sho ought to be, can be and must be, in
which they are heartiU sustained by our
citizens generally. -;-fVV. :v
Hotel Arrivals-': . ; -. .
Western HoteU-T R Sargent, Washing-
ion City; T B Coward, Webster, C O
Henry, Franklin ; A R JohnBon, Madison;
A . V Lawson, Mrs Lyman J S Patty,
Warm Springs; 8 Mitchell, S H Hall,
Rutherford; J M Sams, Ivy; W C Lane,
Mars Hill; GN Rogers, Bridgeport, Tenn:
J W Newman, Polk. - V -... . 4 v
Swannanoa T-'K: Huger, Knoxville; B
A Newland, Warm Springs; Dr C M
Shackford, Mrs A M Shackford, Miss
Isabel Shackford, Mrs E B Mott, Boston;
O A Stevens and .wife, Washington City.
jMgiej etewart, ; weDster; Alden
Howell, - Waynesville; J? D Holmes,
Charlotte; D M Reece and wife,- Colum
bus, U; 11 B Wall. Bristol, Tenn; Miss
Alice M Lane, Mills Johnson, Va; H C
Goodell, C C Jordan, Trj'on City, J K
Coleman, Chester, (;. , ? - - i - -Grand
Central W A Brown, S J Brown,
Jackson; Carter Ebbs, Marshall; Jasper
iibbs, Spring Creek; J H Johnston, Dan
villi; Geo G Neili, Brevard; W WJ3ailey,
Washington City; Mr Orr, Hendersons
ville; J M Green, Newfound; T H Rogers,
Norfolk. -' . . : , -
Capt. T. W. Patton. :
- The suggestion that -was made by -tjvo
citizens relative to the propriety of the ap-
pomtment of the . above gentleman -to he
city tax. collector seems to meet with oppo
sition. y In justice to Capt. P, thesugges
tion was .made without his knowledge, his
first intimation of it being upon reading it
in the Citizen. We do not know that he
even desires the place, fi. - However,-: it- is
strange that an officer is held up to public
derision and official ostracism for doing
only what the law and his oath require him
to do. There is not a word of truth in the
statement that Capt. Patton has Oppressed
anybody. lie has been as lenient as the
law would permit; may be he has felt con
strained to compel from some what ninety-
odd per cent, -ot others voluntarily did
a payment of their dues as required, not by
himself, but by law..: His record as an of
ficial is creditable to him and to the good
character of Buncombe county. - ':,
A full supply of the Kennebec Ice re
ceived and for sale at Carmichael's
Drug Store." Supplied in quantities to
suit. - . - -; ..
j Ask for Capillairo
at Pelham's Soda
Pelham's Soda is the coldest and most
delicious in the city:
Pelham's massive Arpey Soda Foun
tain has again opened for the season."
Don't fail to examine the stock at Alc
Mullen's before buyinjz. - d3t
A Choice Sleek of Hats, Shoes, Men's
Furniship; Goods, &c. - . - -
H. "Ur.mvonn & Co.
The Ceisp Tragedy
We noted yesterday the
ot .Mr. WrMv Crisp of Gr
A correspondent furnishes
particulars. Whether an '
murder has hot yet been
in either case the public int .
intensely excited .
W. M. Cri3p, son of V. '.
Stecoah Valley, Graham c
left his home on the mornii
ult. with a view of having ;
r. x, or a
. :r Crisp of
anty, JM. c.,
- of the 28th
implements "repaired. Al'. cr arriving at
the shop -he concluded t o into the
mountain near by in quest ; game. . He
did not return as soon e i anticipated,
and his delay created such a ide spread
excitement, that parties er. v.- i PHsem
bled and started to seek his ' L-c uts.
They scoured the woods f ,y aid
sought every avenue of in : i-
j - . . .... 1 v. .
sible. 1 All endeavors
no brace of him could ri
ant il the 5th inst. at about
ra., A. J. Crisp and L. hi. O
of the deceased carurj 4- jf-
1. ; - t be-
yond the top of tlie'',iisi1tain,
through the head, rue k
?L - entering
above the left ear,' pas"if through the
found, he who in a eittii posture, his
right hand grasping his ride, his left
holding what is colloquially termed .his
"turkey caller." Coroner D. E.- Hyde,
the faithful and diligent officer of our
county, used every ettbrt upon his part,
both individual and combined, to. un
earth the matter and secure his body,
from the time said Crisp was missing, for
which he deserves the praise ot all res
pectable and worthy citizens. . An inqu
est being held, the jury rendered a ver
dict that Crisp received the death blow
from the discharge of a gun in the hands
of an unknown party. All calm and
thoughtful persons of our county pro
nounce the'occurrenee an accident; but
the whole affair is shrouded in complete
and perfect mystery. The deceased left
a wile and several helpless children in
very straitened- circumstances. This
seiious tragedy, happening, as it did, has
created a feeling of peculiar and profound
regret throughout our county.. One more
sou! has been wafted with lightning
speed to the far; yes very far off distant
land, severed from all -earthly ties that
bind one to another, so close to pass the
trying ordeal of -another world. ... May
Heaven in its unbounded charity shower
upon the deeply afflicted family its rays
of consolation and abiding hope that his
poor unfortunate wife may so" live that
when she is called to sleep the sleep that
knows no waking, her soul may be her
alded to the blessed abode where Heaven
and its angels dwell; that her little chil
dren, fatherless as they are, may be so
reared and tutored in the principles of
piety and usefulness, that they may not
only become useful and worthy mem
bers of society, but bright and splendid
lights in- Heaven's just and holy cause.
Should any thing more . be revealed, I
will inform you of the same the warm
wishes of the writer attend the much
bereaved family in all their jourheyings
along life's rugeed walk. r
; Yours, &c;, ; :' - Amicus. '.
- ' ; ...
Our esteemed friend .Tom Ferguson of
Sandy Mush, has been a ,"seeker" for
some time, and has been the . subject of
the serious solicitude of his many friends
in his township. Of late he has been
going out to the mountains, and com
muncing with nature, and, it is hoped,
earnestly and honestly prayed for com
fort and consolation.- During these re
cent visits to the mountain, while alone
and undisturbed by the wicked things of
their life, he combined business with
other matters, and" repaired his fences
around his excellent pastures, and plac
ed therein his fine cattle and other stock.
Some days ago he again sought the
mountain fastnesses, and his flocks, still
anxiously enquiring after the right, and
asking for a revelation, when lo 1 it come:
when in sight of his pasture 'and his
flock, which he had but a few; days be
fore so securely fenced in,- his eyes . be
held numerous cattle, and sheep and
hogs tares evidently turned loose by
the wicked to swallow up the crops of
the hard-working husband-man, making
havoc with the work of his hands. He
raised his voice in one long-loud, happy
shout. The revelation he had sought
was now vouchsafed unto him, and he
exclaimed, in words more" expressive
than pious, "if this dont convert a man
then d m me' He referred to the No
Fence law, and since then : he has been
constant and happy in urging the im
portance of : that . new system. , Crops
when well fenced in are not safe against
the stock allowed to roam at large,-and
the only thing that will lave crops, and
much labor and expense is the No-Fence
law. Tom is solid now. .
The Raid into Moccasin. 1 -'.
On Sunday night last a party consisting
ofv officers ; Thomas - Hood -and Charles
Frost, with James Keener; and . William
Sneed as . posse,' left , Highlands, Macon
county, armed with U. S. Warrants for the
arrest of Cam Killings1 Will Reed, Phil
Crane and Leyi Crane, some of the parties
charged- with, connection" frith the" late
troubles at Highlands. They crossed into
Georgia into ,what is known as the'Moc
casin country.. When in. the gap - about
three miles from the Widow Crane's, they
came suddenly upon three men, standing
in the gap or trail, and called on them to
halt, it being then pitch dark. The chal
lenged parties stepped back a few paces
from the trail and opened fire upen Hood
and his party. The firing was briskly re
turned. The three men then made loud
signals for help, and in a few moments a
rescuing party was heard comings up.
Hood's party followed up the pursuit for
about a quarter of a mileT when they were
compelled to fall back, and ultimately to
return to Highlands, their force being too
small against the odds; presented. The
only damage doney so far as known "'was
a slight flesh wound across' the back of the
right hand of Sneed, made bya gun shot.".
- '; -.-rd 5 ' " 1 -t ,. -- '". .
Monthly" Tobacco Report. . ;
. Mr. E. X Holmes, eecretary of the Ashe
ville Toxaaco Association, reports sales at
the several warehouses in Asheville for the
month of April to amount 376,687 pounds,
for $38,61 5,13, an average5 pi $Ki,9S per
hundred. Considering the weather we have
experienced, and the general quality ot the
tobacco which was offered, the quantity
and price are both encouragiug, -; '
Six' 10c papers Laodretb's Garden
Seeds, for 25c. at Pelham's Drug Store.
Peas and Beans in bulk. -; -
A very attractive line of Clothing, from
low prices to fine.
11. Redwood & Co.
' I y Land deeds, hind niortjr.iyrca and
t;hattel moi-t.2:.n'a fi-r k:iU tit the Citizen
Mr.-R: L; Fitzpatrick, painter and kal
sominer, has cause to be proud of his
work, recently done upon the handsome
house of Mr. Ogden E. Edwards in the
wry of painting and tinting the inside
walls, find polishing the hard wood work.
The walls of the parlor are -a "jdelicate
peach-blow, the dining roobi is finished
in lavender, library in buff, chambers
in light green and various tints of gray.
There are twenty-two rooms, besides
numerous halls, passages, &c.,all finished
beautifully. Altogether it is a- credit to
Mr. Fitzpatrick. and to Asheville. Mr.
Edwards has a beautiful home,'one that
is an ornament to our city. .) . j ,: v :
IFot the Asheville Citizbn.
"- JACKSON ITEMSk .v ;
Gar correspondent gives us" the" follow
ing pleasant btidgct: - "' " .' '-;-; C: ' ' '
Weather fine; a slight froBt on Sunday
morning the Jrd, but did no 'damage..
Farmers all busy at houie, so th etreet
looks like "some hanquet hali deserted.?'
No disguising the fact that wheat was
badly injured by the unusually hard
frosts of the past winter, but it is coming
out better this spring than could have
been predicted a month, ago. .-: ' : ;;'
Several of our Jackson formers are et
ihg to compete for premiums at the next
Asheville iair. Let .Buncombe and Hay
wood look to their laurels. '. ' i - -
Sickness of all kinds avoid the health-
inspiring breezes that fan our brows in
Webster, and under the skillful manage
ment of Dr. J. M. Candler Mr. L. J.
emitn and Mr. fcnerriu are rapidly re
covering.- --' : ;;; r -,
J. he mica mines seem to be on a boom.
Scarcely a day but that we hear of ne.v
discoveries. - Webster is exactly the cen
tral' point for mining operations, and
when we get a paper rou will see it "rap
idly come to the front. -i Some rpeople
seem to . think ' that our. beautiful- and
central location willhav iobe sacrificed
because the railroad does not run down
the side walk and put a depot on the
pujdic square. Nonsense; would Ash-
ville give up the ghost if the depot was a
mile farther oft. Need Webster die be
cause It is one mile , further from the
Courthouse to the depot than it is at
Asheville, especially when all the wagon
inai ivnfAii iyi of tnirn t ' '
A trip yesterday down to Webster.de-1
pot showed your scribe a lively, business
at that place. A line of wagons were
unloading corundum and taking on goods
of all kinds. Your scribe was particular
ly well pleased to see lying in the depot
ready to be delivered to consignees such
things as reapers, mowers, grain drills,
guano, : plaster, clover and grass seeds.
Let us repeat, the old style of farming is
giving way, to the pew". . Speed the day.
Mr. Dills, the gentlemanly and accom
modatingagent kindly gave us a glimpse
of what he is doing in the way. of ship
ments, but that is reserved for a future
communication. -- Telahlah.
J" AU the great dailiesj New York
Herald, World, Times? Sun, Tribune,
Charleston News and Coueier, Char
lotte Observer, Raleigh News-Observer,
Wilmington Star, Wilmington. Re
view, and Asheville Citizen are to be
found regularly at the Book Stores of H.
II. Lyon, J. N. Morgan & Co., J. Li Wilkie,
and. W. E. Pelham.' , , - ' ' T
"White Rose" Cigar to be' found only
at Lyons' . - ." v '. .'".;."-' . '
PIANO FOR SALE. " '
A good PIANO, newly repaired
and in fine order, for sale on easonable terms.
Apply at CITIZEN Office ; my 6-D3t
SITUATION WANTED. " " - " '
- An experienced DRUG
CLERK desires a position in Asheville during
the summer months or longer. Forparticulars,
apply to John D. Cameron, Utizen office. St
EXECUTOR'S SALE. -1
i , . : .- I will proceed to sell at
Silver Sorines. the late residence ot J: L. Henry.
on Saturday, Hay S3d. 1885, a lot of perso
nal property, consisting oj furniture. jook ciove,
Farming-Tools, &c, belonging to said estate.
Terms of Sale All sums of five dollars or less,
cash. Sums over five dollars. m a credit of six
months, with, note and solvent security. - .
- r, a. iiMffliaus, m r.
May 2d,lSS3 lawlw , ' ,
T OST. . . . -'-. -JL
' " On Tuesday, May 5th, between Reems
Creek, Buncombe county, and Bull Creek,' Madi
son county, on the New Stock road. $150. 00 in bills
wrapped in brown paper. Also some valuable
papers, an contained in a uay dook. a iiDenu
reward will .be paid for the delivery of tbe same
at the t itizen office, or to
L. W. PEEK, Hailwood, Madlaon-, N. C.
: my 6-d2tawlt
NOTICE OF APPLICATION. , -.
Notice li hereby given that appUcation
wil 1 be made to the Board of county Commission
erg of Buncombe eounty, at the meeting in June,
for the establishment of a new Township, to be
formed from Ivy and Flat Creek Townships, and
to be known as Morgan Hill Township. '
B F Buck nb b.
J H Sams,
April 00th, 1881 WT4w
JP Morgan. .
J. N Mokgax.
EXECUTOR'S SALE. - . ?v - '
I will proceed to sell at Silver
Springs, the late residence of J L Henry, ok r- -
, i - Saturday, May 23d, 1 885: v .r t
A lot of personal property, consisting of Furnt
ture, Cook Stove, Farming Tools, tc., belonging
to said estate. , ; - --
-Terms of Sale All sums of 35,00 or less cash.
Sums over five dollars on a credit of six months,
with note and solvent security. '
P. A. CUMMINGS, Ex'r. ..
. May ?,1883-w4w - . ,
'JHEBE IS JfO PLACE LIKE HOME, ,
'When you have your old Furniture- Repaired
and Polished nicely, and your House nicely
Decorated, and your Musical Instruments Reno
vated This you can have done by calling on
G. L. GRUBBS, over VanGilder & Brown's, who
will do anything you wish inside youi house.
Best of City References given, and Satisfaction
Guaranteed. : Apr 17-D & W lw.
Round Knob Hotel,
- - -W. N. C. R. R. - -
TTNDER NEW MANAGERS. IS
J hew open for the reception of visitors.
Round Knob is situated on the line of the
W. N. C. R. R., id miles from Asheville,
and in the Valley of Blue Ridge Mountain.
House newlv furnished with all conven
iences. "Table supplied' from the best
markets. Climate and water not excelled
by any section irr W. N. Carolina- i - "
, Highest Fountain in the World in full ;
view of the Hotel, throwing a stream 268
feet high. Northern visitors will find it
to their interest to visit this, beautiful and
romantic spot - Telegraph office in Hotel.
Further information, address - i. - ;
- v - W. B, TROY,
: Ap aq-Dtf Round Knob, X. C.
ASHEVILLE G RE EN H 0 U S ES ,
Opposite the College.; :
HOUSE PLANTS, YARD PLANTS AND'CUT
Flowers in great beauty and variety. Yard
and Lawn Work done in latest styles l:y a skill
ed Eiifri-sh Gardener. Beds of Coleus, Helio
trope, AUenianthera, Geraniums, Salvia, &C, at
imtiBuaii v low prices. Special rates on larpe or
ders. till an.l examine our Stock,- ani leav
vourorlffs ent'.v. ',
" April 7h, !-...). ; D-fit .
ASSOCIATED PRESS TFXEGRAMStSPE
' ' CIA1 TO CTTtZEN. : -i ' "i
Bleep Well, bat Throat Palafnl.
T ; . New. York, May 6,'t p.nt
: Having been undressed and compnsed
himself in his two chairs at about the usnal
time, Gen'l Grant slept with but .. few
awakenings until betweedj and 8 o'clock
this morning. . ' -
Glandular swelling at angle -'of jaw be
neath thev right' ear waa-last night ' very
much swollen and- quite painful, K The
General is doing no, work to-day - on his
book in the way - of, dictating or writing
thouge he4may possibly give . some atten-J
tion'tc the arraiiRemenstof dates. ,J': r" ' 3
Pc(r Lnmwlen JliM-alleda Cieu
- London, May 6th. 2 p. ni..
- The' recall of Sir Peter Lumsden has
created a general feeling of uneasiness,
as it is expected to have an adverse, ihr
fluence on the patriotism of the natives
of India, who will consider his recall a
further concession to Russia. " The Stand
ard says : ' "We must count it a piece of
good luck if the whole commission is not
recalled.": . ' . . , -. r-.v ,'
No news is obtainable-nhe; appoint
ment of an arbitrator. The King of
Belgium is spoken-'of in Berlin as the
person most likely ' to he. chosen. : Bis
marck has had a long interview with the
Emieror of Germany which is supposed
to have baen connected with tne Afghan
question. . This gave Yise; to a rumor that
both . England and Russia had asked
Emperor William to arbitrate for them.
A conservative " paper thinks that the
delay in finding an arbitrator foreshadows
the difficulty of obtaining the consent of
any European State to arbitrate.- A semi
official, dispatch rriakes a denial of prev
ious rumors. The rumors are now cur
rent that the Emperors of Russia, Germ
any and Austria will meet, this year. '
4 ARREST OF 3IAXTV ;
The r Murderer ot Preller
Held by. this Authorities of '
'-:"' nevr Zealand. ' J'J-if
- . - St. Locis, May 6.
Chief ,of Police Harrigan received; the
following cablegram announcing the, ar
rest of the fnnrderer Maxwell, at 2 o'clock
this a. m".:. -''New Zealand Maxwell was
arrested Sesterday and will give trouble.'
He'ha-ounsfl. ; .; Send an- officer with'
requisition and sworn deposition by the
first steamer. - Advise the State Depart
ment, and cable when officer sails. ., -t ,
Signed,. . j . Gamble, , j
, " Consul at Auckland."
-j :::;-. ' - t . '- - : -'
'i Kale of a Railroad. !
'i Peteimbukg, Va May 6, 12 in. .
Meesra. K. Ti D. Myers, Superintendent
of . the Richmond, Fredericksburg and
Potomac Railroad is authority for the
statement: "That the Viruinia and Carr
olina Railroad, chartered "to run from
Ridgew'aj-, N. C.',to Richmond, has been
sold to the 'Atlantic Coast Line Syndi-.
cate for. eighty thousand dollars." - j ;
A nst tin Cbjects : Jlr. Kelley.
" ' ; - London, May (, 12 m. ,
Exchange telegraph dispak-h ' from
Vienna states:' "That "Baron . Von
Iclioefer, Austrian Minister at' Washing
ton, has been instructed by his govern
ment to object to the appointment of Mr.
Keily as IT- S. Minister to Austria." It
is supposed the fact of Mr." Kefly's wife
bemgSi Jewess is the basis for this ob
jection, although' nothing definite in re
gard to the cause of this action of. the
Austrian government i known, ry - ;
' ;"lAdcit Honey Market. -' ' i
. " London, May 8, 130 p. m. -Jscoxi
Consuls 98J; 1:30 p. m. C8J; 4 p.
m.98.;;, it a." . v ,",;;;'
Hal or a-Great - Amonnt of Cjeorgia
-.. -. Bonds Contracted For. ',-.
; ' . : , Atlanta, May ,6, 2 p ni.
I Yesterday, the Governor entered Jpto
a" contract with Charles W Roberta 'and
Fred Wolffe, of New Yoik, for the sale of
the -' pending issue of Georgia" , bonds
amounting to $3,455,000.;; The bonds
bear 4 J -per cent interest. .The .price
paid was 5-16 per cent above par. .
China Orders the Evacuation of Ton-
- -qnlnl. '. . "' ; .' i
" Hoko Kong, May 6. .
A Chinese commission has gone to Ton
quiiTwith the imperial decree ordering the
evacuation of that country. - ' . .
new york stock vmar-
'. . ket. . - :;
Stocks - More
With ; Better
' - New.Yoee, May 6, 12 m. "
- The stock market opened jstrong this
morning on good buying orders fortall ac
tive stocks; and during the first hour ad
vanced from i to I per cent." New York
Central was the strongest stock on, the list,
but Uuion Pacific; was also prominent for
strength developed. Support given to the
market was very decidedly a surprise to
bears as they were further discomforted on
finding that: small tequirxe had been started
in; Central and Lackawanna. Renewal
rates for former were 3-6481-16 and latter
for use. Loaning rate for Lackawanna
was i-64 othet rates were easy. Shortly
befoje 1 1 o'clock there was a spurt in Jer.
sey Central stock advancing to 36,
ADDLE HOPwSE WAKTED.
For a g.-xd PADPPE HOKSS for a lady's e,
nosffosiitfC goodquaii'ies, sound and free of vl."'",
a fair price will be paid. Apply to the (Mtkm
iomce. - . P2-!-W ..t
'j . t' 5 Baltimore Market : ; ' v ' .
, Baltimore, May 6 i am.. .
Flour; lower for high grades. Howard
street and ,Western superfine &50400j
extra " 1050; family 4.65525; "City .
Mills superfine 3.5075; extra 425; Ri -brands
5; wheat,Southern, firm; Western
higher; closing quiet; Southern red IjOS
6; amber. 1.1012; No.. 1 . Maryland
li)6l;liro. 2 VVestern winter red spot :
978; corn, Sdutherh', nrmer; Western
lower and dull;. Southern white ' 5900 ;
yellow 578. :;;': s"-''
" t- ' I - li,, - .
Keep; Xtp the Khellisc.J ; ! :, ! Jv
. A number of farmers of Buncornbe and
Haywood, hare called on -us this week to
urge, us to keep up the suggestions in the
Citizen "urging the farmers to pfant far
uioro uuuie ujipueii, peverai said some,-
of the articles which have recently ap-.
peard'Btn.ick thenv' heavy, but they ap- '
pwrted ! Iht fmatferi; and; weria jBadJy
regllifng tbe-Torcepf whatwa said, AH '
think our people should raue sme.to-
bacco, but make it secondary to full bud
lies for man and beast at home, without -eDendinar
on the canrices of markets
Jfor the.price of tobacco, and? then have '.'
to buy ; their meat, 'corn, hay, floor and
such things from other States. . We are
glad to, know that a much larger acreage
of corn, oats, and such things will be
planted this year than ever before, And
our farmers should keep in mind also,
root crops and winter-keepinz vegetables.
such as turnips,) beets, beans, cabbages,
potatoes, carrots, and such things, which
will not only serve man but beast "
throughout, the year. Our people can
make this country absolutely self-sustaining,
and besides bare a' tremendous
tobacco stock and fruit crop for ship
ment. Let them work to this end. .
The Charlotte Observer notes the extinc
tion of a family;, recently removed from
Mecklenburg county to Texas. , Mrs. John -Erwin.
her son Francis, and her daughter.
all being swept off In rapid sircteasion by
pneumonia.- .- -; -.tj ;m- i;"
A hail storm at Coreicana, Texas,
a week or. two ago dropped hail
stbnes that are de"clared ' to have
weiehed nearly twelve ounces.' and
wild ; geese; and 'small i birds' .ore
showered around town promiscuous
ly. A local paper thinks that, ''in
competition with other States," Tex
as could do even- better than' this.
' If ybu' want a good 5 cent Cigar, gf.,t'
Uvons' and.get.4i "White Rose. ' -7,"
PROFESSIONAL' CAllDS: 5
rjAHOSyA JONES, ; r, f
' Attorney at Law,
: ASHEVILLE, N. C. -? '
-oct 22-ljr n w . ., Office with Davidson ii -UTU j .
Office in Court House: "
JOHXe.TO.VE JONBa .
ONES &. HARDWICKE,;
Attorney and Counselor At-Lawr '
; ;; ,; ' : ASHE7LIJi. N. C. .",- --r ... f- .
l&Ottice In Citizen Building. - - mayS-sly.
rnos. D. Johnston. ,- , Geo. a. Shcfobd.
JOHXSTON & SHUFORD,' ' '' " :
Attorneys t ConnselOrs-at'Iw
Ashkvii.lk, N. C. ' '
kVlU prnctke in the 8th and 9th Judicial DlKrloU
ol iNoith (,'arolina, iu the Supreme Court of the
-talv. and in tbe Federal Courts at Asheyille. -
'Tit- collection ot claims, the examination 01
tiU'jy ;-i real property, aud the settlement of estaUa
d ic -Hy ly the firm. Office in the Johnston
rul:t'-ii?, ;.. ; js 17-ly
Tuec. t Davidson. v Jas. O. Ma?
DAViOSON 4 MARTIN, '
.. Attsrnv.vs Connsellors-at-ljiw,
Ahuevillk, N. C
W1U Jfn-He, in tbesth ana MB Judicial Districts
and iu tlit Supreme Court of North Carolina, rnd
in tne reuenu uown o? u w estern District 01
Korth Carolina. ...
Refer to (tie Bank of Asheville.' - ' i
epl-w4wm . ., '. , . , ., s .'.
- 1 1 1 H 'l 1
ALDEN no WELL. . , JAMES M. MOODY
HQ VV ELIV ami HOOD Y,
' ; Attorneys ; at Law, ,
WAYNESVILLE, j - r.;.2J..C
Prompt attention, to all business in
trusted to them.' ' ' 1 ' ap1 24-tf
' "TAMES A. BURROUGHS, ' -
; Physician and Surgeon, .
-' , , , ASHEVILLE, N. C, ,
Office over Powell & Snider's.
. jggy Residence corner of Main
Woodfin streets. ; 3 f . ;
de 10-ly - ''- : .
Civil Engineer and General Surveyor,
. prepared to do all work fa his profi salon, ami
offers bis servloas especially In LeveUnK, Rod
Making, Making Estimates on Work. Lsjing Oil,
Locating and Platting or Mapping City Lots, anil
Katlmatint- or Mapping Work already doos
S8-tf '- ' - "- - '.---.
a;tennent,: 'v-i,;v- v " .-
Architect and Civil Engineer, : .
. Designs, Specifications, and Estimates of any -style
of building furnished upon app jication, and
work superintended when desired. AH work en
trusted to me a -Civil Engineer - wiU receive
prompt attention. Thorough drainage of lands,
a specialty: Post Office address, Asheville or
Best, N. C. Residence Swannanoa Bridge
may 16-6mos .s-i-v ,"..". ' ;
TPVRS W. I & W. D. HILLlARD, -
Physicians and Surgeon.
- Office next door south Old Bank. ,t
Jan 3-6 mos " , ,t " ' '
K. JOMJ5 HEY WILLIA , S, ; : . f. -
. Pnyian and Surgeon,' -C:
OfP.ce: Main St-.S doors south of Bank. Rest -3ence
on French Broad Avenue. Otlice hours 11
.-z-. to 1 p. m., and from 3 to 6 p. m.
H.'DOUGLASS, D. D. 8.,
PentAl Rx)in over Ievaults, Drug store
eslileueo in. same "onll'ling AshevUt?. N. C.
- feb2-w&sw : ' i ''"- :-' n ' "
- Omcs in Slad-r BuildiBg, v
pposite'Central Hotel, . - . ASIIETILI.E, N. O
Persois having; artftict t w-i
ryin? it two vr turee If v
return K and tae taone; wi be tet