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Fine Jackets and Capes fat Cost.'
To offer you goods at a cer
tain figure, at which , the same
article can be . had for , at any
time, but to call it "at half price"
for special occasions, is that giv?
in you a bargain ? ' t
In our store a $15 garment is
a $15 garment marked in plain
figures for comparisons against
any and all competitors. ?:
If now we reduce7 this same
garment to $9 25 don't you act
ually save $5.75 ?
Or $4 25 on a $12.50 garment
at $8.25? Do you see the point ?
That's exactly the way it is,
The assortment is superior to
any. Rather a little too good ;-
one of the reasons why we have
to sell these cloak at a sacrifice.
But you are Welcome. We posi
tively will carry none over for
next season.
Children's Jackets and In tan ts
Cloaks have been reduced to.be
- - -
closed out during; the next few
days ,
OESTREICHER
GEtJ; CLitJ0r.1M
LAID TO REST
Honors to Citizen, Soldier
, and Statesman. .
fiolable Occasion in the History of
Asheville. 1
The Tributes Paid in Eloauent
Addresses.
plored, and' trod where" human -foot had
never trod before,!: will be. the sentinels to
gmr0t9l:tits!i&i' -when the
fcornr- king .rages o'er, the' land, and the
lightnings, flash and the -thunders peal, and
the hills tremble,- Clingman 'e Dome will
stand not , more firm and. enduring- In the
elemented combat; than, did your spirit Id
the fieryaealeftoattlei i
Tfce getttte showers tndiwet spring
time will alreahdiladdea the moth
er earth, whft now lovingly -welcomes you
Col. Burgwyn Recites the Story of
Valorous Deeds
Col. Davidson's Farewell to His Comrade
Col. Lusk's Eulogy of the Statesman and
Orator Commander Ray's Token of Sincere
Respect A Voluntary Tribute From Bishop
Dudley.
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28 South Main Streets
Yesterday was a sweet and peaceful day
in this part oT Dixieland. It was winter,
but with the warmth, of the departed sum
mer still triumiphant.
Shortly-after twelve o'clock the profes
sion, which was to do honor to the re-
ranains of the late General Thomas JLanier
iClingman moved out "Church street and up.
.IPatton avenue to south court square where
a platform had been, erected and prepara
tions had teen made for conducting the
memorial exercises.
The service "began by singing "America."
Then followed the reading of 144th psalm
and prayer by Rev. (Dr. J. S. -Felix, pastor j
df the 'First 'Baptist church. .
Brigadier General James iM. Ray was
master of ceremonies and before introduc
ing the speakers he said that it might be
asked by some unsympathizing onlooker, or
some carping critic, why all: this1 to. do
over an inanimate . body ? ..What good can
this do the dead? None! The same answer
that -would he made were the question ask
ed at any funeral service.
Tis the living' that 'tis hoped will be
benefitted, said tCo'l. Ray. We pay honor
to our dead and stress tJheir good quali
ties, that the living may emulate them,
especially the young. We know not but
there are "boys here today who will be
come; better men, greater men, "by witness
ing the honors pair our dead fellow citi
zen and comrade.
. Honesty in public life, coupled wifih pa
triotism to country, are virtues near akin
to "Godliness. That they were possessed in
an eminent degree bykinim to whose mem
ory we have set apart this day to do honor,
hone "will question. ,
Col. A. T. Davidson was the first speak
er chosen tor the occasion, hut owing to
his condition he was unable to serve. As'
the next speaker? in order was shout to
be introduced, It .'Was asked that t!he colo
nel rise up and let his comrades see him
once more. The temptation was too great
and much moved the colonel arose, bowed
and with the vigor of youth said he, "We
stand in the presence of death. Death is a
great leveler. How beautiful, how orderly
in the economy of nature. I greatly regret
that I am unable physically to address youJ
That 1 have not the vigor of mind and my
strength is nearly gone; 1 only, hope that
when I shall have put oft the cares of this
Our fnrnitnrfv is hfiinfr carried life the same honor in proportion shall be
awav m,Cr,, A Xk7--Z,ra. 0 fOTTr shotwn me. How well do I remember the
away every day. .We have a few firgt vstoy in August, when I being
nice arm chairs on hand now. - U boy; Just twenty-one, cast my first vote
Call anH Pvaminp nnr $3 Ofl flair for Gen. Clingman. Be had like other hu-
rifa rfaiilt hilt wKfltAVAr t.hev
were let us fury them.' IMay we .treasure
up only his good qua li ties, l&t us hand
them down to posterity; to pur children.
that they may emulate tJhem, mat tney
may do honor to his memory."
GBISffTOPi'DODLBY. ;
Bishop Dudley Was', then introduced and
made a few improptu remarks; He ex
pressed his thanks at having been asked
to do honor to the, memory of "a leader of
our cause." - 7 "
"I am a - Virginian," the bishop said,
"and though a mere boy in those days, 1
followed a flag like the one to. which a
oi Asheville's most popular .young.; ladies, moment ago I raised any bat as it., passed;
and .J
cMte
for sixteen years (before the late, war, he
was in the t lower and upper houses of
congress;' he "served "with honor to his state
and - achieved national reputation for
rtatesmanshipf ntor do f speak of his early
military-career, when as colonel of the 25th
Worth Carolina . regiment he ; won , his : pro
motion .;as., brigadier generals ; Off that r
mous th I had a personal acquaintance.
Its flag, which I see here for ,. the first, time
after a lanse of thirty-three years, brings
up tender memories. XI was -gt Trom
youth and beauty to valor ahd patriotism
and never dishonored, v t' -
After a beautiful tribu'te to the old flag
Col. Burgwyn continued: s C'
: diTNGMAN IN WAR. ' . ;
Kt was in the- winter of 1863'-,64 , that J
became a meimber of Gen., Clingman'e
staff, Shortly thereafter, his brigade, com
posed of .thej 8th. 31st, 51st and 61st regi
ments, was ordered to form a ipart of Gen.
Pickett's command in an expedition ' to
capture New Bern, "N. C . ;
CHingman's brigade was in the advance.
We made forced marches from- Klnston and
reached Batchellor's creek before daylight.
The enemy. were completely surfprlsed. The
creeK was forced with but siizht loss .in
numbers, but memorable in Sie death of !as well-aslmilitaryr servihe "in the 'lezia
CoL Shaw of t!he 8th regiment, who, at-, the lature of the sUte in the-house of repre
head of his command, and a . group on horse i sen ta Uvea-ihd senate of the United States,
back, composed ot Gen. Clingmam and his and as colonel and brigadier general in
staff, was instantly killed by, a shot rom the Donfederate ajrmy, aad? as evidence of
tjie works defending the ford. his sterling integrity, during all this public
The town . was promptly invested, &hd career as H public servant,, he remained
Qpn. Pickett called a council of war to dd- pure and Ipcorruptfble; ho Ill-gotten gain
termine whether an assault on the formid- jewelled .hli "estate, or .occupied his mor
able works protecting the place should be als; no chtrge of peculation has ever im
made. Gen. Pickett was undecided, be- !5aired his honor; neither gain nor aggran-
eause part cf his forces, who were on the 'dizement possessed the power to warp his
other side of the river, had not come up. ioaepenaence.
Clingman's voice was for making a demand
for unconditfanal surrender and in default
oi an affirmative "answer, for an immediate
assault, realizing if the enemy were given
time they would be speedily reinforced, "In the common acceptation oT the term,
and the gunboats at anchor below the .Gen. Cangman was not eloquent, but In
town would come to its assistance. ' jits true meaning, he had but few superiors
Gen. iClingman was overruled. The troops, in 'this' art. If eloquence is meaningless
lay on their arms in line of battle all day j words, or pompous parade of speech, em
in front of the place, subjected to the fire phases, ejaculations or gesticulations mere
of the enemy's batteries, and njght coming ly, then he was not. eloquent, 'but such is
SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
to her embraice; andhe suanmer; 'Winds as
they cCly sweep through tfiev sighing pines
re4nrlrjbvR:ti3'A ;
fe-yffleMjarioi -l V:--
Claims Itdred with thy sacred clay;
Thy jBaempryi sparkles n'er.the .fountains ;
Tneioeant iiii, the mlghties riven -fhffl'i
tn forever."
iCol. ijusfcpald beautiful": but modest
tribute to .the dead - soldier and statesman.
A few expressions Ironi his, address are
here given!: ": ''-f-
'Whfle Gen. "Clingman fiiled with pro
nounced ability and distinction many pub-
ilic stations during " his eventful life, civil
Those Handed Down Yesterday : in
Raleigh.
By Telegraph to the Gazette. . .
Raleigh, N. C, (Dec. 7. Supreme court
opinions were handed down this afternoon
as follows: State vs. Scronce. . from Lincoln
udgment afilrmed iby consent. State vs.
Pate, from Yancey, affirmed.- Russell vs.
Roberts, from Davie, reversed. State vs.
Graham, froin Catawba, new triaL State
vs. Wilson, from Yancey, new trial. State
vs. Austin, from Yancey, remanded for
proceedings below. Rainey vs. Hines, from
Forsyth, affirmed. Osborne vs. Furniture
company, from (McDowell, error. Gillian vs
Insurance company, (from iBurke, action
dismissed. Howell vs. commissioners, trom
Yancey, reversed. Bims vs. Sims, from
Wilkes, affirmed. State vs. Williams, from
Alleghany, affirmed. State vs. Byrd, from
(Mitchell, affirmed.
" He would not flatter Neptune for his
trident- - ' -
Or Jove 'fori the power' to thunder.'
"Always a gentleman, but fearless and
merciless in debate. He wielded a '.Da
mascus blade, never broken and seldom
parried. With the coolness of an experi
boats having opened fire on us, we quietly
withdrew and ingloriously retraced our
steps to Kins ton.
At the critical period in the battle of
Drewrv's Bluff. Mav. 1864. Clineman's bri- ' enced surgeon, he never paused as long as
gade was ordered to charge and break i there was a remaining musgle or a limb
Butler's line. lunjolnted. His work was never half done
At the given slenal. the brigade mounted ;but was always finished in artistic style
its works, crossed the ditch rn' front, form-! "This life of this great man has ended,
ed on the onwsite side under a hot fire and the state he served so long and faith
from the enemy directly in front, and ad-jiully wfll be fortunate if it finds another
vanced. ! equal in intelligence and integrity to fil
So inKpetuous was'their charge that they his place. When the sun of a bright day
penetrated far into the enemy's line, and declines below the horizon, a soitened ra
not being supported either on the right or diance lingers among the shadows of ap
the left, found ourselves fired upon oarqaching night, and so it is when a good
both flanks by the enemy now in our rear, 'man goes down from a high position In
The brigade held its ground, however, and the world to his resting place in the
General Butler was soon thereafter seen grave, streaming behind -mm is the er
wlth'drawime from the field, and we. follow- Tulgence of an exalted : character to illus
ed him in pursuit to his entrenched camp trate the way for others, and to lighten
Carried Away!
at Bermuda Hundreds
It was however at the second Cold Har-
bor, . th&tr the ' supf f me. crisis in GeawClln&r
man's, military career occurred, and
greatest triirarph.
TO HANG DEC. 23
Robert Ryan Sentenced-Says He
Wants to Die.
Special to the Gazette.
Raleigh, N. C, Dec. 7. A special de
spatch to the (Morning Post this afternoon
states that .Robert Ryan, the Greensboro
wire murderer, was sentenced today to
hang on December 23. The Post's corre
spondent reviewed him, as a result of which
the correspondent believed that Ryan's
mind is unbalanced. The murderer says he
wants to die as soon as possiMe. He de
claired that he wants to be "with her,"
whom he loved. Ryan tried to kill him
self, he says, soon after the murder, but
the pistol would not go off. He would not
accept i the services of a lawyer, because he
wants to die as soon as possible. He
plead "guilty" .to the charge of murder.
OUR TOBACCO MARKET
STATE NEWS
FROM RALEIGH
A
Grathered for the Gazette at
the Capital City.
Meeting of County Supervisors of
Education.
A Truck Industry for the State,-
Convicts
To be Establised at the Castle
Hayne Farm.
LIVELY DAY IN THE TWO BIG
WAREHOUSES'
Heavy Sales at Good Prices Pros
pects for Busy Traffic Today
Some of the Sellers-
and soothe the sorrows of bereavement."
The? addresses finished. 'Dr. C. W. Byrd.
niSfWitn a prayer. -. -:. -
I THE .PROQESSIOIN.
It was in the afternoon. (All dav we had
been iin our hastily constructed worfes, re-j in regular oraer tne procession tnen
slsftine the fierce attacks of Gen. Grant as moved through ?Ndrth KJourt square, down
he again and again hurled his men against .'Ptton avenue to the cemetery.
Lee's lines. e fleaxs resteo, ac xne grave, one
.As was afterwards ascertained, the Bingham cadets on the hill opposite, with
troops on our left had been ordered else- ! cannons, gave the. salute of three-roundB
where, and none had come to take their . to which a brigadier general is entitled,
ulaces . This was nerceived by the enemy! 1Rev- McNeely iDutBose, rector of Trinity
and they hurried a division through the
opening and formed in the woods in the
rear of our (brigade. We were first appris
ed of their presence by seeing a line of
"Jesus, Lover of 'My Soul" and 'tRocik of
Ages" were sung, a farewell salute was
fired by the batallion, and the body of
blue coats with the United States flag at ; Thomas Lanier iClingman was entrusted to
t:hfir franh flrlvATmimc tn tjilrp na in h i me eartn
rear. A situation more critical and trying
Mr. James 3 Gibson, who married a
Rockers. They are going very- fast
w. A. BLAIR,
Phone 75 . 45 Patton. Aye.
AREND-SMITH
Wedding to Take Place at High Noon
Today. ' ' '
The marriage of Miss Berta Smith, one
can hardlv be conceived. iWithaut waitine niece ana Mr. a. ttmryear, wno is a
for instructions, General Olngmam ordered nephew of 3en. 'ding-man, were the rep
his men out of their worlds and formed a resentatives of Gen. - Clingman's family,
line facing to the rear. v ' Tliey were the guests of the veterans.
Then in the f ront of the advancing foe.iT T5f governor's representatives were Maj.
Who, by this time, were in easy ranged Alexander, the governor's prirate
and had apened fire on us, Clingman gave -ecretary; CoJ. E. C Harrell quarter mas
the order to charge, which, taken up by ter enri1:, 'C1 7tWl eur
the regimental coimnnders, 'tie entire line n feneral5 'Mal' S- 5CT-?Vftqa, a
rushed to meet the enemy. sstant surgeon general, and (Maj. Chas. S.
It was simply magnificent. The enemy, ThJ active nail bearers were- J R. Pat
astonished at this unexpected attack, be- j . Tlle active pail bearers were. j. K. Fat
.Tn aennriUroA -Z atn-wwn lieutenant; P. J. Shope, company
" - - " t . itxr rex Ttiv n tt . t rui r.n fin
C; Meriday Williams, Co. 1; Wiley Henson,
Co. P; T. M. Carrison, lieutenant; P, Con
ner, Co. 'H; A.r J. Shelton, lieutenant;
brief, resistance; hesitated, broke and were
driven back through the opening whence
they had come, and our lines were re-established.
The loss on our Bide was 'nec
essarily neavy. Gen. Clingman and every;
member o!f his staff but one was wounded;
but that important part to Gem. Lee's line
was saved to him; a contrary result might
have ended "in the defeat of his army.
It was not 'long after this, leading hi
brigade in an attempt to break through
the enemy's lines investing Petersburg,
Gen. Clingman was seriously wounded,
which practically disabled him during the
remainder of the war, and 'I am not a
ware that he again assumed command Of
his brigade. " " "' - "
But his resolute spirit was unebnquered
to the end, and I will close this imperfect
ske'tch. of his military career by narrating
this , (remarkable incident. It was at the
James Reeves, Co. A ; William Cannon,
Co. I; "W. M. Button, Co. 'H-
HOTORJARY PALL BEARERS.
J. I. Buclh-ahan, Co. ; R. P. Moore; Co
I; (Marion Joyce, Co. Ij J.C Matthews, Co.
I; iDavid Garren, Co. H; S. H. Williams,
Co. K; W. D. Hyder, Co. S; Samuel
iBrooks, Co. I; John JBrooks, Co. I; Meridy
Willisms, Co. I; Jofhn JPetit, Co. 1; It. J.
Whitaker, Co. -'A; commanded by Captain
A. B. Thrash; all of Gen, Clingman's old
regiment, 4h.e 25th (North Carolina infan
try. . '. .
tfOTES.
Dr. B. iF."' Dixon, representing Camp
Cleveland of "Shelby company, attended the
Mr. Ernest Arend, a well known ar-vthat flag which no one who knows It can
. - ' . " 'fail to do honor to.- In speaking in lion
et of Trenton,iN. J., wiU -taker placeiV" a ' 1irpKl.rthe . Enclish neonle that
at high noon today in the , First Baptist there was no great gulf between the people
kurth, Rev. J. S.' Felix, DJ)., 'ofnclatlng. of the north and the -people of the south
The best man 1, Mr. &olt Znmn, .. ; tM. "o
Promient young lawyer of ...Trenton,-- and ;Jul7?0 our .nation's flag. The sons of the
tte maid of honor is Miss Genie-Smithy a': New South are the .sons of 'tbe Old South,
sister of the ' bride. ; The ushers are f ffilr. .
IFrank s. Smith, "Mr. Erwin' Sa-uder,ViMr.
Alex Webb and Dr. James Sawyer. ;i The
-ouu-pai ceremony will " be, usea. u
and our boys today are as ready to fignt
fOP r the rights oi our country as are the
boys of iMaine or New (Hampshire. ,
' "nnv mpn resmect one another. We
need have no Tear of any soldier who f ol-
ar ant or Sherman rlticislng u be-
rendered: f 'Britiah Patrof J 'iSweedlsli J1 T L ,ave, -wviril-of condem-
wedding (March," "Wedding March," iLo- -nation. 1 am'a stranger among you. .No
and! "iMendelsshon's
not a Granger,- for 1 am never a atrangr
where tlfere's present: the 010: njonieuerax
flag." t never saw General Cllogman, but T
nave heard. -or tne support iw w
i
ZRsnn "Revesrle,"
reading March." ' , " 'v
rr;nYuZ:un.. W.WolKa were -his ?r- the
bride, arrived yesterda from Qliddlei-Rand's jsafce. w e UmtrM
bor. Ky.. to -be -nWnt t- the marriage, ianen.. that we may A?wer ff"
MARRIAGE LICENSES.;
blowing marriage licenses were Is-'.
yesterday: ' - ' - -
veo. Sherling and Taia Step-p. -' - i"
JJP. C. w, McCracken and Helen CUT'
w- m White and Clara CrdelV
hl11: did he. In that day. my.u w wuu
oT tis as nas Been or a.
what-he could i , .
CCL. BtmGVm'S SPBEOITo F:.
ColW. H. -'Bugwyn;n? opening Ms
vt our decease a1 twt,-
close all hope ot success was abandoned. Clingman obsequies, and it is -safe to say
J oseph E. "Johnston was holding Sberman l no better representattiveicould it have sent
in iaheok with his handful of men, (few but .The great iregert of the management was
i. - l . j
undaunted. Gen. Clingman visited the ar
my concentrated after the battle of Bent
onsville at Smithfield below Raleigh.
In an interview with the southern com
mander he addressed him as follows ""Sir.
much has been said about dying - in the
last ditch. You have left with you here
fourteen thouand of as brave; men as the
sun ever shone upon; let us take our stand
here and fight the -two armies Jot Grant
and Sherman to the end, and thus show to
the world how . far we can surpass the
Thermopylae vof the Greeks.". The con
federate -commander remained silent foi
som e 4imer as if hesitating, . and then re
plied: "Gen. Clingman, it they were all like
you -1 would ; do it ; but - there are 'many
young men here who have a f uture, -and I
ought', not to sacrifice their 'lives.'
Those ' of us here who knew Thomas. !L
nier Clingman are assured he mftan t every
word of jthe suggestion he made to Geo.
Johnston,; t ,,4." - ,
; It was always a. regret to Gen. Clingman
that he did not fall in 'battle. On General
Johnston's, final retreat through iRalelgh,
just prior to the - surrender ot Durhatm,
Gen., Clingman, though on crutches, ask
ed to be allowed to command the rear guard
Intending thus to lose his life and not .wit
ness the downfall of the contfederacyl - -
And now,- illustrious citizen. Inoorruptl-
fble Tatr lot, brave soldier ; In the name : and
on behalf of your : surviving comrades, " I
bid you (farewell. t , -
You shall rest in 'the land, you loved
amid ' the :cenes ; of : youor -: youthful ; strug
gles" and nranhood'a -? triumphs. These
mighty mountains, who- encircle your rest
ing -place, -whose 4oftlest5eks yon: - :X"
in -not having known in time to have pre
pared the "doctor" for an address.
Col. John Hey Williams; surgeon gener
al of the state troops furnished an elab
orate "spread" a his house 'to a few of the
officers of : the guard- , last night.. Those
present at the' table -rwere Col. E. G. Har
old, quarter master general ;, Q4aJ. 6. W.
'Battle, assistant surgeon general; Maj. Ji
E. Alexander, . private secretary ? to the
governor; Maj. Charles JL. avis, U. S. A.;
(Maj. W. G. Smith, Fourth regiment N. C;
Capt. O. W. Budd, retired II. S.A.
."BISMARK". .
i -VBlsmark," an amusing comedy, was suc
cessfully presented by the-Pete Baker com
pany last evening at the. Grand opera (house
rThe play abounds - throughout with pleasing
specialties, .introducing tMrv:Ba'ker in some
of his happy and catchy songs. The opera
house was again filled with an apprecia
tive audience and encore "were numerous.
Tonight fTThe Embassy Bairr . 'will be
; - "MASTER OF THE SITUATION"
Rev.R. R, Swope, D.D., gave" an address
last ; evening at the Young Men's Institute
on the ."Master of the- Situation." Mr.
Swope made a - clear and practical talk re
plete with interest. ' . - , 'r
ii wasv. evident night before last, as
wagons streamed: into the city that yes
" - - ---- - . ir i t - . -
teVdaf would 4e a great day on tjhe Ashe- D e lDat' M ffafl fa'
Mr. Hege Says the Asheville Poultry Show '-'
. Will be a Big Success A Notable Increase
in the Sale of Leaf Tobacco Large Number
of Criminal Court Cases,
rt : . i a ii n ii .
Raleigh, Dec. 7. The state superintend
ent of public instruction has decided to
call a state convention of county supervis
ors of education to meet here in the house '
of representatives on December 30.
The United States court is in session here
with Judge iPurnell presiding. There are
110 criminal case on the district docket
and 75- cases on the circuit docket. "
The supreme court has never handed
down aa opinion in the S. P. Satterfield
case. It heard the argument in 'the rail
road commission cases last week and maf
hand down the opinions tomorrow, but
this is doubtful. ;
John C. Davis, the embezzder from Wil
mington, who for several years has been in
he insanse asylum here, is now pronounc
ed cured and will shortly 'be sent home.
There - axe many., persona, who have, Sever
ville tobacco market.
At the 'Banner the floor was 'completely
covered by eight o'clock and everything in
readiness for the sound of (Drummond's
voice. The demands for certain grades is
so great and competition so sharp that not
a buyer has been marked "tardy" for the
past week.
When the sales reached the Farmer's
there was presented a scene of beauty.
The day was a most propitious one for tfie
examination of the tobacco and under the
skylight the bright weed presented and
attractive appearance.
As the sales progressed, planters seeing
the products going rapidly at good prices,
6rowded around the buyers.
John H. Howell, a well known tobacco
buyer, appeared on the floors and madt
things lively. Both warehouses are in re
ceipt oi heavy consignments trom Tennes
see, wnicn neretotore have been placed on
omer markets, ana xne saies toaay will
oe to a great extent ox Tennessee tooacco.
x he two warehouses -together sold yester
day about 60,0U0 -pounds, and the saies to
day will reach 80,000, if not J.00,000 pounds.
iKiessrs. daoore . and Oatney of Haywood
sold 2,010 pounds for $3b6.iJ6, an average
of about $18 per hundred, ithis 'being one
of the best if not the best saie of the sea
son. '
Among the -Haywood planters who sold
we mention -E. C. "Worley, 1,000 pounds;
Poteat and Henson, 2,000; Best and 'Mc
Eiroy, 2,000; J. A. Robertson, 1,000; Ma
rion Robertson, 1,500, Chambers, 500.
On the two floors there are now not less
than ; 150 tierces and wagons are pouring
in at every hour. .
Today's sales will toe lively and , th
floors crowded. -At the Farmer's a special
row will be assigned for. the exhibition 'of
Eeast Tennessee, which like Western Car
olina goods, are greatly in demand.
BRYAN ON THE MESSAGE.
Galveston, Tex., Dec. 7. William J. Bry
an, who is hunting ducks here with a party
Of friends, said today regarding the presi
dent's message: f The message indicates
the intention upon the part of itlhe presi
dent to aid in turning the issue of paper
money over to the national banks: (Mean
time, he purposes to give gold a further
superiority over silver as money."
SILVER GOES UP. .
New York, Dec 7.-Commercial silver
was quoted at sixty cents an ounce today
for the first time since July. The advance
is ascribed to shipments of silver from
London to (Russia and a revivafl of the de
mand for silver from China and India; al
so an increased demand for silver in
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, f Try our peanut brittle, made fresh erery
4ay.-The Alcazar, 82 Patton Avenue,
CUBAN PATRIOT DEAD.
New York, ec 7. Carlos Bordelos, the
Cuban patriot, died "today in a private hos
pital; from a gun shot wound j-eceived in
fighting with the insurgents in 1895.
- ' . GRAVEYARD THIEVES.
NorthvHle, lu . L, .Dec. 7. Marked rib
bons stolen from floral pieces- in the ceme
tery here were recognized today upon dress
es of several youngj women.: '
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Stable for rent near Hotel Berkeley.
Also one. - set of hand-made double bar
ness:at 410.00. S. H. XSiedeter -
The penitentiary authorties have sent a
small number of convicts to ithe -Castle
Hayne farm. There will Ibe' a-truck and
strawberry industry started there for the
next season.
There is every prospect, says vMr. Hege,
of the state experiment farm, that the
poultry show in Asheville will be on a
grand scale and a great success. There
are special premiums amounting to $700
and $1,500 in cash premiums onered. There
is to be a similar ipoultry show to be held
in- Charlotte January 12-14. -
The tobacco market here, which opened
September 1, has done well, good prices
nave been oDtained and when the season
ends in March, about 2,500,000 pounds wnl
have been sold. This will be an increase
of 1,000,000 over the last season,
'ihe weather for two days has been like
spring. The grond .is cold and damp from
tne heavy rain of 'Friday and Saturday;
,but the sunshine is glorious.
There is complaint that the floors in
some of the rooms of the capital are so
decayed that the steam heated pipes can
not be used on account of the horrible odor
that arises. This will be referred to the
board of health.
State Auditor Ayer has finished signing
about half of the 5,738 pension warrants.
These warrants wil ilamount to about $102,
000. The 'Labor 'Bureau has furnished the fol
lowing valuable table based on returns as
regards the average yield of crops per acre
the average price realized for the same
and the average cost per acre to produce.
Corn, bushels 17 price 49 cents, cost per
acre $7.01. (Thfe other figures are the same'
in sequence). Wheat, 8, 77, $4.13. Oats,
17, 35, $3.26. Rye, 11, 66, $3.56. Barley, 13,
72, $3.56. Peas, 14, 63, $3.06. Beans, 15,
80, $3.50. Irish potatoes, 53, 49, $10.56:
igweet potatoes, 69, 36, ' $9.68. Rice, 27,
(Continued on Eighth Page.)
A Grand Illuminated Display of Jew
ry and Silverware. V
Thursday evening, Dec. 9th, from 8:00- te
11:00 o'clock.
In making the announcement for our
opening at the beginning of this year's
joyous season, when it Is the beautiful
custom of all to give substantial - tokens
of love and esteem, we wish to say that
never before, , in the history of the jewelry,
business, have prices been so' low, and
the beauty of design so simple, and yet so
elegant, as at the present period.
sro this year, and we believe that $1.00
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win uujr as u.u.vu, uu wi a-r wage, u f.vv
would five yearB ago. .
We have many, beautiful things, rang--ine
In price from twenty-five cents up-'
wards, and it you will give us the honor of '
a call, we will - be pleaded to show you
hundreds of thltgs, exquisite In design,
ana at im-ea !uu mu u iumwu ju,,
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on the evening of Thursday, December
9th, from S:CU to 11:00," and we hope that
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ARTHUR M. TEUD;i
Leading Jeweler; Cor. Church St. and Fat
if on vnn:'LAxheille. 9&. CL "'?r
    

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