THUR8DAY, SEPT. 9, 1886.
For Congreiw 7th District,
JOU 8. HEXDEIISO.V. of Rowan.
Tor Judge 8th District,
W. J. tfOXTGOJIERY, of Cabarrus.
Solicitor 8tb District,
B. T. LONG, of Iredell.
At Yadkin Railroad Assured !
WORK TO BBOIH AT OHCE.
Dr. 8. H. Emraeiw, representing a
Lonpon company, has to-day signed
contract with the Directors of the Yad
kin Railroad, for the construction of
the road. Surveyors are to go. to work
immediately studying the several ap
proaches to Salisbury. Actual work
under the contract must begin on or
before Nor. 1st, '86. The facts will be
fp ten m more detail next wee.
The Plumed Knight's Speech.
HtJ . 1 J 1 1
James Dunne nas openea ine cam
paign in Maine. He is the great load
atone of the stalwarts and they rally at
the first note of his clarion call. The
plumes of this gallant knight waving
over Puck's "cabbage leaf" delights
the gaze of his wing of the grand old
party. There is said to be nothing new
under the sun. Frail mortality cannot
know this to be absolutely true, though
it is very generally accepted as such.
But when we say there is nothing new
in Blaine s speech, we assert it with
confidence, since bis. political record is
spread like an open page before the
world. He revives memories of the
past over which he seems to dwell with
great relish. He holds up the horrors
of by-gone days, which assumes the
shape of the bloody shirt, to the infi
nite satisfaction of those whose venom
is still tainted with envious green. The
old tariff issues of two years ago his
stock in trade when toiling for the
presidency were rehashed f dr the oc
casion. He shakes his war-like plumes
until they dance like a fisherman's
cork, and cries for Canadian blood. He
grasps his imaginary sword and charges
on the Mexican frontier. He arraigns
Secretary Bayard's action in regard to
these foreign affairs as if the people in
this peaceful and busy country were
troubling themselves about those mat-
He makes much of nothing. The
that thcinterests of the
States, as a whole, have riot
in Mr. Bayard s hands, and
that the only complaint comes from
interested fishermen in Mr. Blaine's
State and from hot-headed and indis
crete Texans on the frontier. The
people of the whole country are satis
fied, and this the champion stalwart
knows quite well. He has" not forgot
ten tou- hold up the faded chromos of
Southern oppression and fraud. He has
touched up the picture with splotches
of red, but it is a poor disguise and
will hardly last through the campaign.
He was ever a vile traducer of the
snnny South and his allusions to this
progressive section are still tainted with
hatred and envy, while the spirit which
once made such utterances palatable,
has passed away. He recognisestbis
in some degree, and leaves the subject
after a brief, bitter reverie, and mounts
his tariff hobby, which he parades with
great joy amid the approving shouts of
his countrymen. But Blaine is a dead
issue and has been assigned a place in
the political waste basket, from which
he peeps occasionally, as on this recent
occasion. -TlrftP country- has moved
away from him. He is in the extreme
rear, and weighted down with dead
and putrifying issues, he calls in vain
for the van of the procession to wait
He dies hard. It is hard for him to
realize, but in truth no man is so dead
politically, as Jim Him no of Maine.
New cotton is now reported from all
sections of the South. It is probable
that the crops will fall short of last
years figures. But few bales have been
reported from this State, but-the spason
is well opened iu the Gulf States. A
letter from a friend at Houston Texas
says: "Our cotton season has fully
opened and the p-ill of the enormous
compresses never cease.1' '
Asheville Citizen gave "Under
the Lash" nearly a half column of ad
Terse criticism. Every one of the ca&t
might be improved by being placed
under the aloresaid lash twice a day
for a few weeks, but it would reouire a
new play to note the improvement;
there is not an idea in "Under the
It is remarkable how the daily press
can have the patience to record base
hall news. It seems that newspapers
elevate the national game, of the na
tional game lowers the newspapers.
There is a change somewhere.
Part f the jSwanunnoa tunnel on
the W. N. . R. R. caved in on
life. It is a
The Republicans are Mixed.
The various wings of the Republican
party in this State are at puts. Dr.
Mofct is the nucleus around which ral
lys one wing. These do not favor a
State convention, nor the nominating
of any candidates. They want to trade
and '-filibuster." The othej great wing
is in favor of an organized fight on the
old issues, of having a State conven
tion and nominating a regular ticket.
From present indications this latter
named wing-will be successful in so
far as having a qojivention and nomi
nating candidates is concerned. Sept.
22nd is the appointed time for their
convention. This raucn will be suc
cessfully performed, but ihat is all.
There will be a Democratic triumph, as
usual in North Carolina this fall. Don't
have any doubts as to that. -
Dr. Mott, and others of his wing
have been doing much writing recently.
Judge Thos. Settle, has recently come
out aerainst the Dr. and knocks the
props from under him in a rather caus
tic manner, but who cares how it goes
Let them quarrel and wrangle and
tanerle. it does not affect the honest
Democratic vote which will be polled
this fall. Go it boots! The Democratic
nominees are safe in any event.
To show how mixed things are get
ting, and also to point out to Demo
crats the traps that are being set to
catch the thoughtless, and the plans
being inaugurated to create discension.
rFrom Judge Settle's card to the Repub
licans of North Carolina, the follow
excerps are taken:
Dr Mott seeks to convey the impression
that his sole purpose is to rescue the Re
publican party from disruption; whereas
the truth is, as it now transpires, that he
is scheming to destroy it, his latest ex
pression to that effect being contained in
his letter to me of August 6th, already
referred to. The proof is found in the
"I was very sorry you did not eret here.
"for I desired to talk-with you at length
There is a sure way out
"or our oimcuities ana conaition as an
"anti-Bourbon party. We voiU hare" to
ilsejmrate politically from some good friends
"but there zhould be no hesitation on this
''account. It will bring me no personal
"benefit, except as a citizen, but I can
"help about it. The men whe are at the
"front of the Bourbon party can be re
"tired from the offices and deprived of
"their influence by a certain course on
"our part; and influential Republicans who
"contribute to it can share in the honors and
"trusts. If you cannot come up, I will
"try to go to see you."
So here we have a proposition to sepa
rate from "good friends," and make over
the party to a new combination not a
Republican party, but an anti-Boufton
party, in which the rank nnd file of the
Republicans are to have no lot or part;
and only such influential Republicans as
are members of the mixed organization
are to share in the honors and trusts of
the new affiliation. In the light Of the
views expressed in this letter of Dr. Mott,
the action of the State Committee in re
fusing to call a convention is significant.
It means destruction to the Repub
lican party of north carolina.
Since he can no longer rule he is
determined to ruin.
This very aptly illustrates the condi
tion of Republicanism in the State to
day. Dr. Mott hopes to get the sup
port of the Liberal, Independent, and
disaffected Democrats to join him in
an anti-bourbon fight. He wants to
swap the whole republican party to do
it. J udge Settle does not agree. He
wishes to maintain his party lines. All
these efforts, however, must prove
futile so far as effecting the solid
Democracy of North Carolina is cou7
DR. MOTT BOBS UP SERENELY.
Dr. Mott is not a man to back when
he once makes a start, so he comes
back at J udge bettle with a batch of
party secrets, which will show up the
to have been deliberately acting
with the g. o. p. while professing to be
pure. What a set they are ! This
wrangle among the bosses lets the
feline escape from fehe cloth enclosure
to the consternation of the purely
honest Liberals. Ha ! ha ! what a
hypocritical set ! But read the Doc
tor's remarks part of which are given
The movement is inspired by the same
traitors around Greensboro and Winston
who beat Dockerv in '82. unrl if Jnt
Settle and others are pelted by the com
mittee because they are in bad company
they have themselves to thank for it.
Logan Harris says there were about four
thousand of them, and if their wishes had
uceu respectea in allowing them tlm
Internal Revenue Collector they wanted
that Dockery instead of Bennett would
have got their votes. This would have
elected Dockery by nearly eight thousand
majority. Now, as I told Mr. Arthur
good politics would dictate that this was
not proper material to brinr back
the party, but he honestly thought difter
ently and we have them again in their
old roll of bolters, scheming for self re-
garuiess oi party.
Judge Settle s talk of "factions" and
tne 'distrust'' thv writ. ;u ..t
, . j y - mm iurare
1 just now for the
not honest as appled to me. He knows
l have represented no faction unless
nearly the unanimous party was a faction
for at no time have less than 115,000
voters of the party supported my manage
ment. Recklessly reaching for bricks to throw
at me, Judge Settle asserts that au im-
i"""1 Aisis wrougnout the State that
u dmki jointlv "surrfiifWiT,,,
, - w, -.v.. n
the leadership of the politics of the State
una aieu n wun Arthur." I wm tmt
thig impression by furnishing tJ?
i i -1 . . . . .
I itself- If he and-these bolters he has
I me. and the party secrets are necessary to
correct it, they akall have them,
ed nothing. ,
Here is the paper lie alludes io .
Washington, June 24,- 1SS3,
"Dr. J. J. Mott :
Dear Sir: Iu closing out the contro-
i f -iii- ill t IIP redlectorship in our (the
a.JnzHn district, we desire to say to
vou that we earnestly wish the success of;
the Liberal movemet in North Carolina,
and will ourselves and through the news-
the coalition of all the
in our State tor
tHviftfi:it of Bourbon D
"That we will recognize tlie auinomy
of the Republican State executive com
mittee, of which you are chairman, and
use every effort to harmonize all dissen
sions in the party.
"That in appointments to office in tne
service we will recognize the propriety of
selecting good men from the different
tactions as an evidence of a disposition to
and for the purpose of establishing har
mony. . -j ' .
We recognize the value of your polit
ical services, and will support you in
your efforts for success. We will, also,
in furtherance of this aid in continuing
you in your management through the
campaign of 1884.
W. H. Wheeler,
Thomas B. Keogh."
The success of the coalition was upper
most with me. and when Mr. Arthur
insisted, though I denied it, that Keoh
and Wheeler were honestly for the coali
tion, and coalitionists in the Htate, in
cluding Judge Settle, had pressed me to
harmonize the party on line, I consented
to the "closing af the controversy about
collectorship." I "managed" through
the contest of 1884, without a semblance
of help from the national party, and
placed on record the unprecedented
number of one hundred and twenty-five
thousand votes for York, in opposition to
the Democracy. In the face of this Judge
Settle would have me "emulate Keogh
in retiring from political management."
He would make the public believe that
Keogh is eliminated from this contest,
when the truth is that Keoch, while for
the present suffering himself to be used
as a seapegoat iri the interest of his con
vention scheme, is really behind Settle
with a rowel, goading him to pipe this
Judge Settle's statement that he "tried
to save me from Keogh" is rank irony.
Keogh is one of Settle's own get. lie
picked him up many years ago and placed
him at the head of his ouce famous
"Greensboro ring." Keogh soon became
the ring himself, fast and immovable, and
has been from that time till now Settle's
"Old Man of the Sea," and has ridden
hiin mercilessly. It is curious how Set
tle happens in, on accasion, to give him
a lift in his periodical downfalls.
Keogh, Wheeler & Co. are what arc
known as straightout Republicans as
against coalition Republicans. The
straightout seems to be disinterested in
the process of evolution a Republican
ticket is subjected to in its passage
through a Southern ballot box. He pats
it iu the box, but does not stay to see it
come out. To the coalitionist this is very
impractical politics. He wants to see
the ticket Come out, and wants to help to
hold it when it gets out.
As it is stated in my letter to Judge
Settle (and .this is the politics I desired
to talk to him,) it has been shown in the
prohibition, and in many local contests,
that when the negro is taken out of his
peculiar attitude to the Republican party
from the standpoint of these Southern
Democrats, they will associate with him
politically, and protect his rights. Tit is
shows that it is as the w:trd of the Repub
lican party of the North, and not as the
uegro, that he is hated.
The great mass of the Republican party
of North Carolina will spurn the move
ment, and under its present lawful
organization calmly await the develop
ment of 'H8, with the patriotic confidence
that the time, is approaching when it can
protect itself, and exercise a respected
power in the nation.
How ridicluous Judge Settle's talk
sounds about restoring the party in the
State through these bolters, t-o its "pris
tine power" and placing "pure and ca
pable" men to lead, We all know it is
the merest twaddle, since the straightout
policy holds the rank and file to stand
helpless where they have stood since the
change of county government, and only
serves to help the "pure and capable"
men who lead, and leaves the clever
Bourbon to count the votes.
J. J. Mott.
SHAKING NEWS FiiOM EVERYWHERE.
A very decided earthquake shock
was felt here on last Friday night at
eleven o'clock. It occasioned much
fright, but did no damage. The earth
quake is still the leading topic. Be
low news is given from everywhere,
taken from the daily papers.
Charleston, Sept. 4 Prof. W. Z. Mc
Gee, who came to Charleston to investi
gate the earthquakes, says that they were
the result of local landslides. His im
pression is that the area covered by land
slides theory has been from forty to one
hundred miles under the bed of the sea.
He was confident, moreover, that the
worst was passed.
Charleston, Sept. 4. The shock last
night caused great alarm on account ot"
the shattered, condition of the nerves of
the people. Those persons who had ven
tured back under their roofs hurried into
the streets, which presented for a few
moments, as tragical an appearance as on
Tuesday night. But little actual harm
was done by the shock. Two untenanted
houses are reported io have fallen, to
gether with part of the coping of Char
leston Hotel. The vibration durinsr the
shock was not especially great, but the
moaning and howling sound was suffi
ciently alarming. Graduallv the neonle
had come to the conviction that the
shocks were at ah end, and the disap
pointment was agonizing.
The sensation today is the falling of
Showers of pebbles in the lower part of
the city. There fall was at half past
seven o'clock this morning, and the sec
ond at about eleven o'clock. They ap
peared to fall in a slanting direction from
south to north. There are morsels of
flint among them, and all are plainly
abraded and worn by the action of the
water. Some few have sharp fracture,
and have evidently been recently broken!
The fact of the tali is vouched for by
several trustworthy persons.
The War Department has sent nhnnt
one hundred tents to Charleston and this
I ... L
: exhausts the sunn v mi mnrl
i 'I - ....... : n.jucoia
' !lavc, been received today for about five
hundred more, but
the Department is
unable to comply.
Savannah, Sept. 4. Since last night's
shock slight vibrations have been felt in
the upper stories of the Morning News
buildingalmost continuously, tlie. inter
vals between them varying onlv from
rive to ten minutes at the most. While
, i '
there was a general stampede at the first
snock, the editorial and typographical
forces, nevertheless, returned to theiht
posts and stuck to them. The building
is the highest ami largest in the city.
Washington, Sept. 4.- The following
dispatch was received here this morning
from the manager of the Augusta, Ga..
office of the Western Union
Company: -'Augusta, Sept. 4. A
wires ''O. K." this morning. Bus
extremely heavy. The shock last night
has upset" everybody again, and we all !
ieei more or less nervous. -j ve nav e nau
but little sleep or rest jnce tlie 31st.
Pittsburg, Sept. 4.--A slight earthquake
shock was felt at Sewickley, Pa , twelve
miles1 West of this city, last night at 11:05,
standard time. The shock was not per
ceptible in this city.
Scranton, Sept. 4. A distinct shock of
- i i ir i i l 4
earthquake was felt in this city at 11:05
o'clock last evening.
Comptroller Trenholm fears that the
terrible plight of the people of Summer
ville, near Charleston, has been overlook
ed in contemplation of the greater area
of suffering in the neighboring city. He
has received two telegrams from that
town today. The first was from the local
relief committee, composed of John Gads
den, chairman, and MesSrsjGray, Hutch
inson, Boyle and Perry, and reads as
"Itemembcr Summerville's distress is
very great; prompt relief, in tents and
money, is needed."
The second dispatch was sent by F. B.
Fishburne, and says:
"Send ?00 tents direct to this place.
Shocks still continue and many families
are homeless." f-
The following, di.-patch has been re
ceived by cable today from Queen Vic
toria: "To the President of the United States:
I desire to express my profound sym
pathy with the sufferers by the late earth
quakes and await with anxiety for fuller
intelligence, which I hope may show the
effects to have been less disastrous than
reported. The Queen."
Washington, Sept. G. President Cleve
land has sent the following in reply to
Queen Victoria's telegram of sympathy
for the earthquake sufferers:
Washington, Sept. 4, '8G.
To Victoria, Queen and Empress Bal
Your Majesty's express of sympathy
for the Batterers by the earthquake is
warmly appreciated and awakes a grate
ful response in American hearts.
(Signed,) Geoveu Cleveland,
In Stanly. Some persons provided cel
lars for the terrible cyclone.-?, we wonder
what provision can be made for earth
quakes? Sta I if Observer.
In Davis On Tuesday night about
0:0 the citizens of this place and county
were aroused and startled hy a severe
crack and sudden jerk, followed by a
"heavy" vibration which slsook Jiouses and
. . I l -1 .. . l c 'ill i t '
nice a mun unuer iuiu neauwav.
:ie shock was tcrnuc. and
were badly frightened for a
it occurred to tjheir minds
s an earthquake in sonic
that, there was
O'.tr people Jiad no such notion.
They were firmly convinced that the
earthquake was fight Itete no for
eign land about it though they were
willing to let any foreign land have
THE EARTHQUAKE AT SEA.
Washington, Sept. 4. The Hydro
graphic ollice has received a letter from
t apt. Lee Vogcl, of the Steamer City of
Palatka, briefly describing the effects of
the earthquake at sea. He had just left
Charleston and was about 13 miles ofi'the
harbor of Port Royal in 8 fathoms where
he ''experienced a terrible rumbling sen
sation,' which lasted one minute and a
half. There had been quite a Ilea vy sea
from the southwest, but when the rumb
ling began, the wave motion ceased and
the waters remained a perfect calm until
the rumbling ended, when the swell was
again manifest. The wind was southeast
and light, weather, cloudy.,, barometer
10.01, thermometer SO. The sensation,
Captain Vogel savt, resembled that of a
ship's scraping a pebbly bottom. The
ship's vibrations were very great.
The light house board has received a
report from Charleston to thje effect that
the mean tower of Morris Island light
is cracked near the third landing
from the ground and the iloor in the
watchroom, upon the lens reBts, is some
what loosed. Tlie Roman light and
tower have been seen since the earth
quake and arc supposed to be all right.
The lens at Bull's Kay Kght house has
been thrown off its pedestal. A curious
effect has been discovered at the signal
office. Tlie self registering wind vane
shows a horizontal mark preceding and
subsequent to the shaking, denoting a
mild steady, almost invariable breeze,
but for 'iO or 40 seconds of the most
violent 'shaking the marks indicate that
the pencil point was moved up and down
the paper many times and with great
rapidity. An explanation of this phe
nomenon is difficult to reach. This is the
only instrument at the signal office which
seems to have been affected by the earth
quake. Some. anxiety is felt with regard to the
possible effect of the earthquake at the
Bermuda Islands. The islands lie direct
ly in what is now supposed. to have been
the path of the most violent agitation,
and their physical features are such as
to warrant fear that they may have ex
perienced severe disaster. I
The following from Chambers' Ency
clopaedia, is an explanation of the causes
of an earthquake :
Mr. Mallet, in an el borate report on the
subject presented to the British Associa
tion, assumes that volcanoes and the
centre of earthquake disturbances, are
near the sea,r other large supplies of
water; and he says that when an erruption
of igneous matter takes placebeneath the
the sea-bottom, the nrst action must he to
open up large fissures in its rocky mate
rial, or to lift and remove its incoherent
portions, such as sand, mud, gravel, kc.
The water on meeting the heated sur
faces assumes the spheroidal state; while
in this condition, the intestine motion
may be great, but little steam is gener
ated; but no sooner have the surfaces
cooled, than the water comes iuto close
contact with them, aud a vast volume of
steam is evolved explosively, and blown
off into the deep and cold Water of the
sea, where it is condensed, and thus a
blow of the most tremendous sort is
given at the volcanic focus, and being
transferred outwardly in all directions,
is transmitted as the earthquake shock.
The surfaces of the ignited material,
however, now cooled down below the
point at which steam can be generated
rapidly, merely keep up a gentle ebulli
tion, which is transmitted as the trem
bling alter the shock. Chi the surface
again becoming heated by conduction
from the molten mass, the various phases
are again repeated. This he considers
the chief cause of earthquakes, but he
supposes they may -also be lue to the
evolution of steam thronjrb fissures, and
fujar and per falcum conden&fionj
res sure of sea-water ; pr to great
fractures and dislocation in the rocky
crust, suddenly produced . by pressure
aetim nn it ff.
oi tier .uireeuon.
It Would belitrange indeed if Charles
ton be thjfcientre of disturbances, which
we doot believe. The central point,
whenever traced, will be found to have
(been connect ell vkh violent vertical
upheaval accomnanied with volcanic ac-
lion, tne tremors Irom wnicn radiate in
all directions, the distant effects of which
are governed bv local
sudden upheaval of an island in fie
, . . .
Mediteranean near the African coast, -off'
iuuis, oa tne ouih oi August, uie aay
before the Charleston earthquake, possibly
had some connection with it. We look
however, for the explanation to come
from some of the West India Islands or
South America. From the description of
the earth movement in Charleston, the
impulse came from afar, and from bevondi
the limits of the Northern continent of
America. Ashevill e Citizen.
Charleston, S. C, Sept. 6. At 9 o'clock
this morning the headquarters of the
relief committee at the city building were
crowded by the .unfortunate earthquake
sufferers. One member of the committee
is kept busy writing passes on railways
to transport sufferers to other points.
The committee prefers to give this char
acter of assistance above all others. -It
gets the unfortunate away. Orders for
rations are being issued; money is given
to no one. During the rush of applicants
for assistance a . large section ot the
Meeting street front of the court house
opposite the city hall, fell out. The
report of the fall was equal to the earth
quake shock. Immediately the assembled
in and out of thebuilding began to sway
and move like the billows of the storm
stricken sea. The cooler heads present
mounted chairs and admonished the
people to move away quietly and not to
become excited. The scene was appal
ling for a short time, but quiet was
finally restored. The men at work tear
ing down the frail portions of the court
house were ordered to stop work. Act
ing mayor riuger says the relief commit
tee is now assisting about one-third of
Charleston's entire population. Mayor
Courtuay is expected to arrive on the
first train on the Coast Line tomorrow
aid will hold a special meeting of the
city council, when decisive steps will be
taken to afford "protection from falling
buildings and clear the streets of some
of the debris which now impedes the
progress of pedestrians and vehicles
everywhere. Dispatches continue to pour
in offering aid. About $05,000 has al
ready reached here. From indications at
hand it is believed contributions will
finally aggregate 500,)00, and that $200,
000 will have arrived by tomorrow night.
Money sent by registered letter or by
express to mayor Courtuay or the relief
committee comes in the most desirable
shape although many contributions ar
rive in the form of postoffice orders,
drafts, etc. Shortly after 10 o'clock, the
scenes of despair and fight at the city hall
again renewed bv falling buildings
viciuitv. A great crowd was near
St. Philips' church where the tall spire is
being torn down, fled precipitately. The
steeple of St. Micheal's ehurehythe land
mark of the city, which was supposed to
have been completely wrecked, appeal's
to be about the only tall structure which
can be permitted to stand. At sunrise
this morning tlie weather looked threat
ening, aud ivt this, 11 a.m., it looks as
though a steady rain may set in before
night. People who .slept on board of
vessels in the harbor last night say Ihey
felt the 11 o'clock shock very plainly.
The vessels made forward plunges, then
there was a rumbling noise and the waves
thumped the hulls viciously. The scien
tists came io the front today with a
statement that there re visitations of the
shocks every day for some time, possibly
The slight shock of an earthquake at
ll:lo last night caused little or no alarm,
but a light rain which set in at 4-o'cloek
this morning made thousands of persons
encamped in the streets painfully anx
ious. Fathers began to look around for
means of sheltering their wives and
children, but very little could be done in
this direction, however. The colored
people at daybreak began to hunt through
the streets, and speedily took possession
of all the pieces of old tin they could
find. In some of the vacant lots were
sections of tin blown from roofs by the
cyclone in August, 18S5, and which had
been left lying on the ground. In. other
places there were pieces of tin from
houses which had been unroofed by the
earthquake. These wore rpcedily taken
possession o: ana utioznl tor
the frail tents thai had beei: erected.
At daylight the r ; i 1 1 ceased and the
sun appeared. LaLer in the morning
there were several slight, showeis, bu
not enough to cause any inconvenience.
Many old colored women and children
were seen wandering about the streets
picking up stray pieces oi planks and
beams from wrecked hou to he used as
firewood, aud by sunrise fives were li
ed and preparation" were under wav
for breakfast. The usual weekly bill of
mortality shrtws a total of 98 deaths in
the city-for the week ending September
4th, of these 2o were white and tW colored.
Tlie deaths caused by the earthquake
were '4ti up to 4th inst, 11 of these being
white and '27 colored. Smce then there
have been several additional deaths
caused by the earthquake.
Athens, Sept. 7. Fresh shocks of earth
quake were felt today in this city, and at
Kalavrita and elsewhere. Seismic rum
blings were hoard yesterday- throughout
Charleston, S. C, vept. 7. This has
been a quiet day for us, as there has only
been one shake since Sunday nigut and
that shake today was not worse than
would have been caused anywhere by the
passing of a heavy laden wagon. Kvi
dently the subterranean disturbances are
working themselves out, and and hour
by hour more thought is given to the
needs of the present and the wants of the
future. I'herrMs a feeling of sturdy self
reliance that is highly encouraging. Is'o
one doubts the ability to pull through.
The luck of the people rises beyond the
height of the occasion. Mayer Court
enay's return, too, this morning puts
everybody in better spirit. Long before
the usual office hours he was hard at
work systemizing and arranging relief
measures and ascertaining, on his own
account the extent of the calamity. One
of his first steps was to constitute as a
relief committee the joint committee of
the Chamber of commerce, Merchants'
Exchange and Cotton Exchange, appoint
ed by the city council. The several ex
changes are representee! on the committee
aud Mayor Courtenay will be chairman.
At a meeting of the First Presbyteriau
churcn this morning, it was unanimously
resolved to make a general appeal for aid
to the Presbyterian churches of the
country. Their beautiful building is a
total nun and the congregation is em
poverished. Contributions can be for
warded to Rev. W. T. Thompson, D. 1).,
pastor. The appeal of the eoloroel minis
ters to the people of the United States;
for means of relief for the colored people
in distress, M as wholly unnecessary. The
relief committee treat the funds
command as subtjeribed for the beuefit of
the whole community, jml it was given '
without distinction of race color oi-c.it-'
dition, so will it be expended. . Up to
this time more accommodation nave oeeu
ld for colored refuirees than for
whitna and issiiins? committee are no
respectors of persons. This has been
demonstrated and the expectation is that
colored ministers will be willing to ce
' operate with the general committee in
stead of acting on their own accouuu
The geological survey has determined
to call the highest peak east of the Rock
ies after Dr. Mitchell, honoring Gen.
Clingman by conferring his name on the
Hi eics fc (Jmerver.
Jrhe Geological survey was consider-
ate. We were not aware that it was
part of their duty to name mountains.
The people of the State did tliis naming
The President bagged a deer a few
days since. Is he not shooting out ofj
the sporting season?
Order of the Superior Court of Afex
anaer County, I wUl re-seU, od tlie
premises, oa Monday, tne ah day of
October, a certain trai t or land In
Rowan county, Ijlogon tne waters oi bu
Creek, adjoining the lands of JamsCowan.
Henry Burke, and others, belonging to the
estate of buinona nurxe, deceases contain
ing SO acr s by estimation. Terms, si months
credit, with bond antt approved security. Title not
given unUl purchase money is paid
n. J. BURKE, admr.
Aug. 31, 1886. 45rtt
Gives Roiicf at once
COLD in the Head,rjFEVER'(
Sot a Liquid, Snvff or
Poirder. Free, from Inju
rious Drugs an I Offensic
A particle of the Balm is annlied into eacn nostril
is agreeable to use and Is quickly absorbed, effectu
ally cleansing the nasal passages Of catan hal virus
causing healthy secretions.
If. allays p:inand inliamaflon, protects the mem
branal linings ot the head from addiiloi.al colds,
completely heals the sores and restores the sense
of taste and smell. Beneficial results are realized
by a few applications.
A thorough treatment vciU cure.
Price 50 cents at druggists; by mall, registered, 60
cents, circulars sent free.
ELY BUOTHElts, Druggists, uwego, N. Y.
Young Ladies ahp Children.
Iliss Jeimic Galdtrell, Principal.
The fall Session will begin
Sept. 22nd, 188n Terms same
as heretofore. No deduction for
absence except iir cases of pro
W. F. ELLIOTT
COJiTRAOTOH AilO BOSLDFJ,
SALISBURY, K. C.
I wi.slilo stale to the citizens of Salis
bury and surrounding country, that I am
located at Salisbury N. C. for the purpose
of constructing buildings of all styles and
finish. Am a practical builder of sev
eral years experience and guarantee sat
isfaction. Parties wishing to see me on
building will find me at the residence of
Mr. Willie Gales. Very Res'pt,
W. F. ELLIOTT.
15:.,t. Salisbury N.C.
comfortable and convenient
with six rooms, lathed and
F. Davidson & Co.
COMPOSTING and other .Agrrtcuttural and
purpose at the lov prictfof
75 cts. par barrel.
4f;2 It. J. HOLMES.
Land For Sale.
The Undersigned offers his valuable
plantation of 115 acres on Sceond Creek 8
miles west ot Salisbury- for sale. It is
valuable property, and a bargain w ill be
given if application id made earl v.
43:1m. II. E. N.vrr..
The Enterprise Chair Man'fnctVjr Co.,
ot Glbsonvllle, N. C, turns out .one of the most
durable Chairs on the market and at very reasona
ble rates. The Carolina oiled Oak" Chair', finish
ed up In hard oil instead of varrush, la net, eoin
fortable and strong. J. U. Mceely lias samples ot
MORTti CAROLINA In the f?upEkioR
ROWAN CQU.il r. ) Conn..
AUGTS'f 21st 1886.
J X Baker. J F Baker, W II Allev and
wife .Margaret Alky, W J Overcofth and
wife Mary D Overcash, Frances E Sherrill,
Mary M bherrill and Bruer A Slierrill in
fants iindt.r the age of twenty one years by
their nat friend V T. Slierrill. O V Baker
and N I Baker infants under the age of
twenty-one years by their guardian E T
Goodman; D C Baker, N liaker and D
Bilker infants under the a-c: of twenty
one years by their guardian
Jacob M Eiioy IVils.
Florence Collins, Def ts.
It appearing to the satisfaction of the
Court by affidavit that Florence Qollins,
the defendant ahorv named i a non-resident
of tins State and cannot af'tr lnr.
be found in this Stale aftM that
is a necessary nartv tn ti. .1.
. ' - - inw I i.
It is now on motion ordered by the
Court that publication ! raade in the
Carolina Watchman for six successive
weeks notifying the said Florence the de
fendant above named. Jo ilmwir at tl...
office of the Clerk of the Sujeiior jt.'ourt
for the Counjy . f Kowad on the 9th dav
of Oeiober lKtt and answer tine complaint
hied in this action in theofficeof the Cleik
of the Superior Court,-and let her take
notice that if rhe fail to answer the said
complaint within that time. Ihe' plain tiff
will apply tuthe Court for ihe relief
i """v in me roimuaint.
! Given under my hand' this 21t div of
AllgUSt . J. M. HORAll fSArtr
Superior Couit1owai Co.
This powder never varies. A marvel of , r
strength, and wnolesomeness. More ' eeonomi i
than the ordinary kinds, and cannot be ,ia 1
competition with the multitude or low uM h'"
ltOTAii BASING l'OWDEK CO., 106 Wall St,X
CALLED TO THE
Icard Station, W. N.C. R. S.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY
ALL OVtR THE STATE.
The BEST in Western N. C.
Anal vsis of the water, term?, and all com
munications, will le promptly answered
either by us at Salisbury, N. C, or at Hap
py Home, Burke county, N. C.
MERONEY & BRO.:
TOBACCO FLUES "
Just received. Flues of a'l kinds made in
the best manner and at lowest prices. We
have on liand alto a fine Hue of
COOK i oves,
at (the Corner Building lately occupied. by
BLACKMER & TAYLOR.)
C. F. BAKER
May 15th, '80.
A Valuable Farm, situated in Unity
Township, Rowan County, about 9 miles
Irom Salisbury, on the waters of Second
Creek, near the Wilkesboro road, adjoin
ing the lands of James Holt, Calvin Har
rison and others. containing about 144
acres, nearly one half of 'which is Second
Creek bottom, Inavily timbered. On the
place is a gooii frame house, barn, well,
and necessary out buildings, all new.
TERMS: made suitable to purchaser, af
ter a small cash payment. For informa
tion and all particulars apply to
THEO. F. KLUTTZ," Attorney,
Salisbury, N. C, or
Mus. JENNIE C. McCORKLE,
30:tf Jerusalem, Dayie Co., N.C '
THAN EVER ! !
. MeCubbins has just received
and most complete stock of
SPRING AND SUMMER
goods that he has ever offered to the-pub-
lie: Consisting of Dry Goods, Notions,
Boots and Shoes, Groceries, Drugs, Hats;
Clothing, Provisions, Crockery and Glass
ware, and a fuli line of high jjrade
For Cofton and Tobacco, all of which is
offered very cheap for Cash, Barter, or good
that lie ."ilQitg;lge8.
Don't fail to o and see him at No
Murphy's Granite Row, Salisbury, N. C.
FOR SALE OR RENT
April 1st, 1886.
S. McCUBBINS, Sr.
TO TH033 T720 S2OZ3i
The FLAT IRON BRAND CIGAR is
the BEST 5 CT. CIGAR made. Try it.
For sale by
G A L I j I HO R E St CO.
June 10th, 1886. 4:lm.
Notice of Dissolution.
The firm of P. M. Brown & Co.. was this
ilnj dissolved by mutual consent, W. A.
Falconer withdrawing. P. M. Brown will
continue the business in all its branches.
Either partner will sigrrin liquidation.
P. M. Bhown,
W. A. Fjkl.CONRR.
e alikbiry, N. C. July 19, 36.