EUTILLr, U. C, FSIDA7 IIOnilKG, JAIUi
jf Xtl JLI
"1 I fV
s- r- m
The proper offerings
will induce people to
tuy. , t Good, big bar
gains are always in or
der; that is the reason
allo our Wool Shirt
Waists will find, new
owners during the next
day or so.
Price reductions -are
as follows: , . -
$1.25 Flannel Vaists .
1.25 Plaid 7alsts
$1.75 Flannel Yaists .
. i r ..; " Nicely Braided
$2.48 Ladies' Cloth'- in
- Red, Green, Blue, ,
: '' Brown and Blacfi ;
$2.43 Silk, and Wool (Hi f M
: ii' Plaids; newest ,de- A j
'signs," both styles VV U1
lined all through,
handsomely braid- ; ,
: ed and well made. !.
LiO South Dain Street.
ULij-i 11 by If
Whole Wheat' v
C, , Crackers,
AU Arrivcd Jan. 12, '98.
TO HELP iiUITEZATIOII
PRESIDENT DOLn COIIING TO
"V; - .Tnis couiiTrz. " 4
A Bombshell in theCainp of the Iloya-,lists-Que
Lill Was Gsttins too
- Honolulu Jan. 13. The executive coun
cil antd the -council ci stata in joizt ess-
. ton- yesterday deciisl 'tilt President
Dcffe'can best serve the rt: SAii in. tLi3
- risi byJooirneyi-T; ta vr: -'iir:tcn anl
joining there in 'tie Zztt fcr .r2S2.licn.
Thfe president is mlzs lity preira-
r tiona ,'toeail for Ean rrznci:c3 cn the
steamship Peru on tte Sth ist, e.ni4hcpe3
. -rto Arrive at Wcintcn ty -t-s tlr.j tt
debate ra annexatisn is firfy ur.I:r v;ay.
The plan for the presllent tD ts Y.'isii
ington hai3 fallen Z3 a L:n'- i- t3
camp of the royalists. TL? :v:rr-r-rt
..;;. 'j r-
'naa .watched -wita' -r-irs " ""1-3 -
- lecta of ex-Q-cen I'I- -'..i'. -H'z "
- In Washington. Cle 1--3 cr--t:-l . t
'-deal of eyn-atLy ly 1 - : - ---s '-2
' putftlc and pesir T : - C- : "-."r- I
through force zzl i. "I. I" - - I
Us expected to :--". i- -
. directly tto h:!p i j ' " - 2 ' -
' Take Laxative :
, (druggista re.:."
, cure. zzc. 1
Attendance and Plenty, of Enthu
slasm at Last Night's Meeting: :
Whose Purpose is
. -Business -of
Orve.Hundred and Six Members Enrolled Resolutions Unanimously Adopt-
ed Condemning the Action .of. the County ComrnissionerV in the Bond
Suit and Declaring That New Bonds'Should ba Issued if , These Are
.The adjourned meeting last night of the
business men of 'Asheville' in" the rooms' of
the Asheville cl;ub tocoimiplete theortganl
za'tlon oZ a boaxd of trade was. a very large
and represenitative one arid everyone ipresr,
ent seemed to be inspired vsrfth a Qeteirimii
nation xo maike the .movettaebit -thoroutghly
sudcessfuil.4 'Hon. Theodore 'P. Davidison,
chairman, called the meeting to order. On
motion of George- S. Powll aimeridea by
Thotaas A. Joneis, ' persons- wno desireSd. to
be enrolled as -phater memlbers, (Whether
presen't or represented by'ovtiers were al
lowed to be so enrolled (During the even
ing the -following, Damies'.wero ad'de'di to the
roll of . charter members. . ; - ; .
. T.f W' Patton, John Y. Jordan, Dr Jchn
Hey Williams, J. D. 'Murphy, J. T. tTggle
ston, GeOTge A. iShuford, Frank Louh
xan, L. E. Alexander, .11. G. C-irtney, II.
T. OomnsrHl. G. !Hun J. 'L. HidhT. H.
Cdbb, -C. "W, Brown, J. Patterson, J. E.
Rankin, AT W. . Field, F, - IS. Tx5ter,lC- B.
L Wright; .W: P. WMCtington, R. J. Gtokeley,
J. M. Rly,j. FIRa:y, W..S. RayW. 'P.
Savage, George iR. Collins, F.' (B. .aiifler,
Andrew iBrandt, aiarou Erwin; - W.: S. - Alien,-
R. R." ' Porter, 'I 3JLi BouTne, - Octave
Battle, W. ; J. - Fitzgerald, D. KJ. Wadldfidl,
Jr., T. B. Lyman, !L. Blomberg, Duff .Mer
rick J. 'as.-. David'-, an2 -H.-W.
Plumtoer. The iolt now in'dude's .,-106.
names. , t
. The report' off the commltte,e on a- plait of
permanent organization: was read' by Frank
Carter, of. the comimittee; ; It proposed or
ganization -under vJthe charter, c'f the olid
Commercial dulb? obtained "by a legisla
tive act in 1891, ind of course t'he adoption
of Its .name. This .proposition 'ipreteipi tated
a disouission' as to the ilegal'ity amd desira
bility of such action. A motion' of John Y.
Jordan that the charter and name of the
Commercial Clv!i be "adopted .was lost.." .
,- ,Mr. "Carter then continued, his report,
reading a draft "cf a constitution and by
lawa, 'Duif Merrick rnoveki consideration, by
section. -J. p. 'Mur.p'hyt moved', as a sufasti
tute, that 'tie constitution and bylaws as
read ibe adopted ais a whole. .
Chairman avidson asked 'JJ,D. -(Murphy
to 'take the chair ind In -a few earnest
words urged the a'doptionof the -con'stitu-tion
as submitted, . lie said if was the re
sult of "careful .mvestisatioa' of tbr'me'tb.'
ods of -other fboaiids of trade. It -was suib
tantially that of the Atlanta "board, which
had ibeen .y,ery suttoessf ul. The manner of
the election of ofScexs (by the (board tff di
d'edtors) 'is an esseritial (part of the plan.
In considering it two .facts should fcS 'ket
in mind firsit 'that the board o'f .traideis
not a political organization, anid second, it
was purely a voluztsry cranizticn. It
was absolutely necessary to deieite the
poiwer to the iboao-d of directors an order to
mzke the organization self-sustaining.; In
dividual rights .were cot endangered.' lie
Loped .the meetinj -culd preserve this
Mr. Carter said the comimittee, a3 tqthe
mode of choosing oncers, tiad followed pre
Judge Shuford said there were some fea
tures of "the constitution to which he ob
jected. He was a thorou'h democrat and
did not believe in tuniin's -the beard cf trade
over body and so.ul to the iboard of direc
tors. -He was in favcr ,' t'he electicn 61
tha president by tis wio1e( 'body. He
thought July wa3 r.ot the time "to elect
oncers. The -be'iniiinj of the year -was
the proper tfma for the annual meeting.
Chairman Davidcn reciarked1 that the
rst Cf July was the 'best- time to sufc'mit
annual reports ci business, and industrial
affairs. On (putting Clr. C.lur;hy's action
to 'vote, 'the chair "dacidsd that it was a-dc-te'J.
A Clvicn vz3 cilkd f:r zzl was
mafe ty a risirj vote, T."j.ich s'.jtc'I that
the . motion w3 .do;:el iy a ds-cl'del sma
i:rity. C-i i" :ion . cf CIr.
ty ixllzi cf c"5ven
' -i fr" t z - -'1 r-
t71c . i :---"-.
t j. t j. -x- - " '
V, T zrz i ;rs z z'
irter Vzi 1:
lct3 to e zrv :
; in Jul" "
czivir !.-.-- c'zvtn t r : ;r c: v:
by - the New Club,
to Advance the -
votes" for the board- of dire'etors,; Captain
T. W, iBat:tOin,witi-a few . wcds "Of (pre
face, offered t'he - f ollowi'ng . resolutions,
whfch were, seconlded by J.'. D. Mu'rphy," and
adopted, twithout. discussion, unanimously,
by a rising vote: " - . '
Resolved, .That it is the opinion of 'tihis
board oil trade, . of " the city of l&siheville,
that the action recently taken ''by the ootm-m'issioner-
of.pun.combe county, Ini apply
ing for an injunction td restrain fh-e county
treasurer, from . -paying" the January cou
ponts of the, county bonds, on- , account of
some"uip-?oisediirregralarity, in their issue,
is imost unwise, . unnecessary anvd detri
mental, .in that it is calculated do , injure
the good character of this community.
' Resolved, That his board ft trade liolds
it to be tlie tiuty of every man" who wishes
to promote tihe -prosperity of this city or
of this county, to do aH hfai3 rpower to
protect- the holders of the Couniy bonds.
from any loss, or from anxiety on" account
of said injunction.,-; . '
I Resolved, That in ' the "event the su
preme court shall. hold the-bonds of this
county to. be invalid, it is;, in the opinion
of tnis board of .trade, the duty of every
citizen, of". tlhis bounty, imediately 'to a"ie
et: "action & mayfce in favor oE the1cue
cf (bonds of like amount, to Is CzliTCT&l tj
the holders of tJhe (present 1onM3r without
asking; furCher. coBsideration therefor. .-.
Resolved, That this board of trade will
take all lawful steps to -ensure, the peedy
accomplishment cf the- last, resolution,' &
bove. - r o , '
. Col, . F.. A Lin)coln spoke ofVwhat lie
heard and read-on a, recent tTip.to the
north" albou't .the ;iltmore- "fake."' and
thought- the boarfd of trade ;ehou1d! take
further -actioa in condem-nlng and contra
dicting it-"The action of the (previous meet
ing, had not been -puiblisned T)y.the Asso
ciated Press. i He isipoke of. some papers,
however,, that had. '', After-an e-ctended dis
cussion of the matter, n which Messrs.
Murphy, George Weston, S. I. (Bean, I. B.
Alexander, A M.,iField Judge Jones, Dor.
WiMiama and 'others . participated,., a - mor
tion by. "George 6. "Powell,. seconded'" by
Prof,jEggleston, surviving, amotion, to ta
ble by- Mr. Carter, , wa - carried. It "was
that the secretary of the meetimgribe.au
thorized to append, the names of the mem
bers of the board of trade, to the resolu
tions adopted at the (previous meeting, tlhe-
' (Conanued on Second Pa'ge.)' , .
Kiimnis OF PYTDIAS
A MERRY ANNUAL INSTALA
; - TION OF OFFICERS, ,s
JLarg0 ' Attendance ci, Yisitors at the
, Ilall Last Night-Brief Speeches'
' I j Brne of the Kn'ghts. . : '
The most charming entertainment of its
kind .which has occured in Asheville 1n
many months was the public installation
.of the officers- o!f the Knights of -Pythias
last evening. The atte-zJance was' large,
the room 3 were nicely .decorated, with.
ever'-Tee:-3, palms and ; potted -plants,
The music" furnished by - the 'Asheville
Orchestra was, erpeclally good "and the re
freshments excellent: ''" -" " ' - - - --
The fine paraph,eranalia,- of the offlcers
added to the interest cf the jscene,.'' A pro
gram of addresses (had been arranged and
Mr. Charles A. Webb was the one to offer
its word3 cf welcome to those present," to
those who ha.d. been absent go long that
they had been almost forgotten, to the in
vited guests, the men, thatJthey might be
came interested in Pyhthianism and seek
union with the order, and to the ladied s
most cordial welcome. '.'I am to convince
tr :m," te fid, "that the letters V. O. and
B. so prciii-ct'cn. tha tad3 do rat' mean
Tcal3 C-n't -Delrzj," 'that 'your hus
tizd, trc tiers end sweethearts are not in
ttndiic3 urcn !:!- mreuns far nu.-
l;f, tut for
zt cf r--'la
lifting and th? bet-
ord:r," said !lr. Hiciert, "t'
as you may I ' zZ to
telLyou the secret, . Our c'zlzzt is tie up
lifting, the upbuiliiEX cf mankind. V,Te
don't teach religion, but we cone very
near to It. in the Elble you will find all
out teachings. We ere the grandest ordr
on the (face of the earth, next to the church
Our ritual dates tack to the sermon, an
the 'Mount and teaches our duty .to man end
our duty to God. - Our grip; signs and pass
wcrdl are all that we have secret. Ihe
friendship of. Dam on and .Pythias, who
loved each other better than life Is the ex
ample of our teaching, and our aim is to
practice - in everyday" life, 4n .trouble ' and
sorrow, as well as In luxury, what we teach
We teach charity. Charity for the faults
of ethers which seems great ; beside the
same faults In coir selves,"
Mr. Rickert spoke at some ' length and
Lintereitingly of the history. and objects -or
I ai - j - - ., - '
ThsN Instalation was next oHer. It
was beautiful in it3 simplicity. Refresh
ments 'were served and Mr. Lawrence Mo
Loud spoke in. his usoial agreeable After
dinner style. He said that he' had been
a lawyer only four months and as this was
nis first opportunity he would take &dvan-
taere" of It.- whereuDon he "nrodured ti ?m-.
irtense manu$orip't,with a whack at. Al
exander Webb and Wiley Shook... Dark-
(Contimued c-n Second Page.) '-''
For the Benefit of the. Work cf thp
Women of Tjinity Church
The entertainmenlt given 'yesterday be
tween the hours' of four and six at the -res-i
den-'ce of Capt. T. i W. Patton, under the
auspices o fthe'-Wcman's ip-uild of Trinity
church,' swas largely -attenided and 'from ev
ery standpoint was a very successful - af
fair; . - - -v. , '-.. , -
" Gen. T." F. . Davirdsoh t?poke of books and
more (particularly off Men I 'Have Known,"
by Cannon. Farrar. Mrs. KLmfoerley, Crs.
Glasser and Miss Mafctison favored' "thcom
pany with vocal selections, after whidh Mr.
Ciharles McNamee made a fbrief- talk, (fol-r
lowed by selections fromThe Chevaliec
of Pensieri," and !'T1he 'Chatelaine" o'f , La
Trinite' with comments.. .There was a vi
olin;, and mandolin duet by little Misses
Margaret and Julia DuBose with piano ac
companiment. The ;.musLcal. program rwas
cornel uded with a vocal solo by 'Mrs. Thom
as , A. JOnes af ter which" the remaining
time, was spent in social "converse along
.wifh 'refreshments.- , r .;.
. Tlie Faithful Endeavor Tiatd' its "Sale'taJble
of . candy and violets, and .the . ladies ' of
the Guild offered numerous aprons and
fancy, articles for ale. The total receipts
amounted to about $45. ,'
A SCEUE III COURT
Pr ICONER MAKES A BREAK POR
1 ,V - LIBERTY. '
Accused of Robbing Seven Frmers in
a North Main Stretet Boarding
' Zp' ' y House-' ' - - .
- - if --- - f - -i. . , , -i 'ui' ' i
- . . - . . -
. A Ibord robbery "was comanitteid in "' this
cjfCy n'ghjt before tast, V'.tpa'rty of ifaraiera
beSnig reed of , their money and dhecks f or
tobaJotoo. . After the sales - the party. -drank
somewhai freely and .retired; to feed - ait' tne
boardin'g frous'e of (Mrs. -Bu(Chanantn North
Main street about nme o'clock. " ,
IDuring the ni'g&t eveTy One of ithemnram
ber'ing- eight, -was robbed- cf his money and
checks.;-' Ill the" afternoon one Of the Vic
tfiEls, -wfhile under the influence of liquor,
feirin' with ia young man iy.the name Of
Rober'ts "from-'Haywoofd' county, ".to -whom
hc'mad d?no,win.that Jhe aad in -his. pocketi
a cneck for $31 00 and several dollars in
mcney.- --When. the -p-artie arose yesterd'ay
morning -they' found tluOt each, "'and every
one "was. nobbed of "every, cent in' their -pock
ets.1' Suiapkion .at once, rested' upon Hoto
erts, wvho.waa arrested by' Policeman- Jox-danaand-'a,
-warrant worn cut. foeTore Jus-"
tJce C W. Malone, charglnlg Mm iwHth lar
ceny. -. . a-' r'i " ,','ir" -
The investigation "was (held' at police
headquarters , in the -presence of - a large
number of -persons, - Several! "l -wTtnefeses
were examined, and taie., evidence tended to
khoiw that the' defendant Jtoberts had gone
to ,. the- rooms ol the faT&mrs, ' opened (tne
doors which were unlocked) , .rifled1 their
pockets o'f both money anid' checks. f Tteee
rooms wcre entered and not a pocket was
.(pared. , , e " , -
. The justice went into a thorough In
vestigation, dl the matter. -Two -wfin esses
for the state identtifie'd'tne- defetudarit as
the man'.iA&o came into the room after they
had1, retired. Mrs.- 'Buchanan, 'tie mistress
of .the house,- testified .that a man. exactly
like t'he defendant pushed open the door ta
tarTOcm il wsi'ln' the -'act of cc!ming in
when ehe awoke and 'gave an alarm which
frightened the man awayl --'Roberts was
identified by the color of hi3 -shirt- and a
crisppled hacid. , , ' '
'Tie -defendant wis subjected to 'al rigid
examination in which -he averred that - he
went ito bed in the wagon of ,a friend, by
the .name' cf Oogdell about-' nine, o'clock,
f and did not arise until morning.
; The evidence cf the State's witnesses .was
that the apipearanoe of . the s'trainger in
the roomsi.was a'bout. 10:30 or 11 o'clock.
C-cgdell was then susmmoned . and . .testified
t-hat Elcber'ta did sleep in. !hi-s wagon, (but
did not come 'in until atiout'one o'clock.
Thus the defendant's "effort to prove an
a-liJoi v.'as a failure, and the justice held
him to bail in tLe sum of $300.
While .the witnesses for the state were
Izlzz rcccc-ized tzr their appear an tfe- at
t'La next -term cf the criminal 'court to
give evidence in tiz& case before -the grand
jury, 11.3 . crowd in the' court rocm was
s:.;rtle 1 by an exclzmation fran a .-.peeta-tor
"Your tian is r zs." The dsfendant tad
jrmped cere 3 -tzzi Tailirj end
ing hi3 t :y to Vhe door. CC:
and Lyerly tz:1J1 !Tcr the deer,
they- cc -II z::zi their w-y tr
crmC, r:"-7ts Lz.1 tt-I L: .
tla t-:'".:.r - anl "wcz ' "Iri ;
l it b?::re
. : r 1
; C ZZ72
I. . I Lin
, ' hsra
sen. 'lie wis tiien az-in into cuz'.-vdy ty
lie.rclice-r'c-i and ccu:Itte,d to jail.
T.'hen trresirl riEitLer cuo-ney or chdzks
were found ca hl3 per;;n, but it -was
thought by the cZlcers thit the valuables
were 'in 'the possession cf a comrade, of
Rcber'ts. by the came cf "West, who was
wiizh him at Lhe .time cf the arrest rwith. a
valise in hii ban-i, (but mcde his escape,
not at the time being suspected cf being an
accomplice. . "
This case may terminate in' a charge cf
burglary, which is a capital (felony. Seven
of the victims who were robbed were rec
ognized as witnesses. " . .
If J THE HOUSE.
Criticizing Hanna's Methods The Ag-
. ricultjiral BiV. .,'
. Washington, Jan. -13. The 'agricultural
appropriation bill gave occasion vtoday .for
the "annual, attack upon Hihe system of
free distribution of seeds. The usual mo
tion to strike out the appropriation rwasi
lost 150 to 19. - An adjournment iwas taken,
117 to 114, without disposing o'f the bill..
. " (Mr. Dearmond of IMis-souri, critfeiied the
methods 'by -which he alleged-.Hanna was
chosen senator in Ohio; and fkat gehtle'man
was defended by Mahany of New. York, and
Cannon Jf Illinois.-' The latter" expressed
pleasure that tihe' efforts., at -."traitors" to
the party had; resuleted in failure. : The
sentiment -"was liberally -appTauded., toy the'
repulblicans.. 'Dearmond in criticising Han
na's telegram to (McKinley,'"God reigns
and the republican party still lives;" elic
ited - democratic alpplause, by saying that
there .was no contradiction-of the first prop
ositlon, and this, made it all the iiarder to
understand the ec6nd. ' -J
, H ANNA AND PURE POLITICS. ,""
. -v " , '.r''' . - - -'
..Cleveland, 0., Jan. 13. ttlanna was
given a grfat .reception by the town this
evening on his return , (from "'.Columbus.
5,000 participated. 1 , - . - - 1 T
. There was a' big parade. Off fbusiiitess -men
and political" clubs which met the senator
at' the train. He made a speech,' saying
the people, by demanding his election- en.-
dorsed all that was pure, in' politics and
loyalty to party. ; - ; '
EIGHTY LIVES LOST.
fe jA. f "-V
Vtotoria, B. C.'. Jah. 18. The Japanese
" 'i .'v- .-A ;V:.V:'- ' .
steamer ."iNara. (Maru was lost off Pesca-
dores Decemlber 27.' 'Eigh'ty- persons went
down with -the. vessel..' Captain Yastfda,
of "the Japanese' navy and nine' cadets, are
among the' -lost' -".. , - j r
EMSlON BILL INCREASED
-..Washington, Jan. '13. Jin the senate to
day 'the pension appropriation bill was re-'
ported and placed on , the calendar.' -It
carries a total of '?14148,830, being ?30,
CCO more .than! as passed by house. . Jti-
crease is in ite-ca for clcil; Lire at psasica
agencies. 1 The senate went into secret 6esr
sion on!' the," Hawaiian : treaty;; Chinees
of its adoption are said to toe, growing.;
THr COMING STRIKE;'' .
New, Bedford, Mass.; Jan. 13. .At a mass
meetli'g tonight th&. carders and speeder 4
-tentders and :. -pickers voted", to ' strike, c Of
these .classes there 'are aibout 7,000 in this
city. .The- strike begins Monday, but as
employers here' are willing to shut, .down
for awhile,' no serious. trouible is expected.
V RACE QUESTION IN SCHOOLS. ; -
',-IPerry, . Oak.,'. Jail. 13. The . populist leg-i-slaitare
has (passed a bill prohibit tag white
and colored chiMren 'from attending the
same" school. 1. The eupreme'. oouTt of dJhe
territory decided, the, 'bill unconstitutional
today. , 4 , v t - ( 1 , , - ,
CRISIS III CUBAII AFFAIRS
that; is. the. belief in jpffi
- ' - cial circles; . '4" -
Wednesday's Rioting Expressed' the
' Spanish Contempt for Blanco's
'j , Peace Policy;. ; - -
'Washimgtoni Jan. 13.-G-en. FStihuigh !Lee
cableld'this afternoon. J thai all is quiet in
Havana, tout. the belief; is general in oQ
cial circles that a crisis is approaching in
Cuban affairs. It is more than "a coinci
dence that the fleet of 'United 'States war
ships are4 now in southern waters,. wi'Chln
easy reach of Havana. -,
.MGen.Lee cabled today that the rioting
lasted, five hoiirs. tNo shots were -fired,' no
Americans .were hurt. There was no re
sumption o'f disorder today. T!he. belief ,is
Chat the rioting expressed the Spanish ar
my's contempt ifor 'Blanco's -peace policy
anid au-on-cmy, and was only .the beginning
of a camipaing'to- return to old (methods..
. , Lee's residence and the American consu
late was protectedy details 6t. Spanish
soldiers during the night and today. ' v'
' 'TO BUY UP CUDA .
Alleged Serene cf a Syxdicate.of Cap-
. ' . ' italists -
' Iladrid, 1 . Jan. 13. Correspondaricia . Da
Espara today -.print a- letter from a
'prciient" member ci the 'Cji-ilsh cclny
in' 'Ix ew Ycrk," 'givirg details cf a " to.i-
piracy by, a syndicate cf -American capi
talists to secure, a dor-Jnant interest in
Cuia ty wh:I-::.l3 bribery. The writer
afHrms ths irtc-tiod Cf the 7"d:cte is to
dlitriiuts - bTlies. ' Fifty thcu-
i.nd dollars h3 szys ws cctl1 a crcaii
states jn the ether c
cf fcs-r York -nev,'r;
?1C3,C33.' Ce-atcrs, cc
ed ct lawcr fyvzs. .
C . .
ral t. i 3
a per esc
" -. "
- - - .j
rr- - -.I: I is -a r..-;-:n C
ik'J U Li
Defiant I.lcba 'Parading tho
' Street a of the City ,
harge . Uado by the Civil
The Rioters Dispersed Only to' Gath-
; it Again.;
HcKinley .Considering Whether ,cr
'not to Sand a . Warshrv ' : , -
Blanco Hesitates to Use. Artitllery Against the
Disorderly . Crowd? For Fear of Foreign Inter
ventiorr-A Crisis in Cuban Affairs " v-,
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'.Havana, Jan. 13. The situation here .
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continues serious.;; The city is in the great-
est excitement, Ridters fired several vol-.
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leys las night near the theatre Albisu and '
iihe TJlalia (barracks doing damage -to the
buildings.- They were passing through the
streets "all night crying, 'Death to the tra -itors.'
;A regiment of calvary dispersed
tAll stragetic Doints in the city- are oc
cupied by artillery and cavalry men,
sworda in hand.', The square about the
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governor's ' palace is defended by strong
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are placed -'at the mafa
The members of the new cabinet remain-
ed up alt nic-t v-i'tli Gen. Blanco,.. eiltlrz
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In sVite' of the great military, display by
Blanco, the rioters continue parading'' the
streets. , This ! afternoon a large crowd ol
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rtotera sought to attack .the ofiicers of "Oi
aro" and'resiste d a- cnarge made bit tne '
civil' -guards.- Finally they were disperesd
but sather again, in neighboring i&treets. r
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. The rioters " are well- armed.' 1 Blancoa-
7oida using aTtMlery because he , is afraid
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Washington, Jan; 13. -Lee cabled tonight
that the rioting had! broken out afresh and
mobs are parading the streets. ' (He.eald
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he Ls in no -danger. " Assistant Secretary
Day cenf erred iwith President" McKlnley this
evening relative to jsenidlng a warship to-Havana-
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NORTH CAROLINA GEO.1 " h
iThe-.rare' beaiutles -cf -nature, so well'
represented' 4n . Western North. Carolina,
are becoming better known every day aa
people who are toetter educated ia the tor-
miation andi utility, of minerals "nave from -
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time t -time shown their, appreciation cf
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these Gems by ucing them la 1iIki"id-r'c!
adornment, t ; ' -: -.
, We have decided to close ou.b seme cf -tlKfee
gems andi offer them" at prices that"
should "anake them all sell in a very fav
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days. ; - . '- - . -
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One lot cf 41 gems at 50 cent3 each.
One lot of 40 c 3 at 60 cents each. .
One lot cf 1C3 cenra at 75 cents' each.
Or: a lct'cf 43 gc at "fl-CO eich. -Or.3
let cf 22 eems .t $1.25 each.
One let cf 5 m3 at $i.iC0 each.
One lot cf 3 g3m.5 at T2.C3 cich. ,' .
Cue lot cf 5 eci3 at Cm - '
Ore let cf 3 :-j ct ?1.:'5
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