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SIXTY-SEVENTH YEAR. NO. 11.
SALISBURY, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 188.
nnimror ommT ni
Any Failure by China to
h k i ii in i ii in
Wishes Will be
Enthusiastic Lady Clerks of the
Navy Department j 1 . .
GREET SCHLEY WITH KISSS.
Stormy Scenes Between English Minister
and Russian Charge d' Affairs Gather
Inr of English and Russian Warship in
Fekln eerfCBp orient of The
Vifttirteti Daily Mail say!
LjplUtuHutt -.ha Mbldehi v liei-time aetlte.
m TlHJ JelAtiaai between the TstlHg
H Mid Nif 6lUai IlifStlltt) ...
1 IMMlNtMf, HI
f ruptnra, Nip (platirte MaD
to observe (traat liritiaw'a wiak
I ha anBOBptmi at a bhhi PolM
ifiport of Mir Claude MaaDunaht
eat Imn been concent rat sd at Wei
k oi ami llaniow, and I -tut war
ttmlar M toni have heen may
iu the Yaiig Tse war,
lifini Id Una Like Wir, j
special diaaateh front Hhartghai,
i "Violent scenes are reported to
yfr. occurred UetwapR Wr OUldl
BBhonald, thB lU-itihii luiuiBtm, and
Fay oti, the Huatiiaw oUarae a
itlalts, owintf to tha (attar's pom
ttn iit.u tua I'Mina 14 aioan to
oak ita atfroeiuunt with tha llouu
Kotw Hank, unttor pain of the C'aar's
trqnt tlUploasuiB, Tha CnitiaiB are
inol'iuou to oImiy'IVI. I'uvlon. BtBlBfi
that tho Mritish ooijHiib tliBtuBBltaa to
va.-tml protBBta. "TliB ountUou h
bow wut-iB than avar. Aft tlte Hub
aiatt Bhit)B haB r a turn art to Port
Art)wr, whtla tha ltritiih f Is
ara aaaatohllntf at WaUHal'Wai ind
Chafoo. Kxtrama aJativitv BtaViiU
Mberal Tort Arthur. Tb aetiea of
tus ttuHUas at Naw Obwaag iadioata
aa iDtantton on thair bar! to ramaia
thara iu stroag foroa, whothar tbay
Schley Visits Wahinftoo.
Jklmiral WinAnlrl K. Rrhlav
isitad Washington recently, Ha was
quickly recognized at most of too Sta
tion along the line, and throughou
thai trip was greeted by chenriDg
crowds. When the train polled into the
depot at Washington he found a com
pact mass of spectators, which filled
the depot aud overflowed out into
the train shed. The admiral and Mrs
ccblev. wuen they appeared, were
greeted -with cheers and shouts o
"Hurrah for Hchloy!" Everybody join
ed in the shouting, and the depot at
taches crowded' about the admiral an
insisted on a handshake. -At the gates
the crowd increased and amid deafen
ingtfeheers the admiral and his wifo
too termer wnu his inat on, passed
through two solid linen of people.
Nfeca-of Spanish Quecri Dies a Pauper.
Wauda von Hpeno Jiodenback, an
1 -year -old girl, said to ho a more o
tha Quean Kegetit of pain, the hoir
ss to a fovttihaibf 20,00,), oou fraues,
aaa to .vow xorn rocantiy. fue wa
found htftrvimr on tite Ntraetti hv Huron
i', do I.ajigV, of Aunfria. who uleutUleU
hej . Kho had bouu pledged iu murriage
to au old man and ian away from the
royal home with her Uver, a membar
of ouo of the royal i'aiUdies of liiusaia,
who deserted her.
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Sooth Africa's Foreign Trade.
The import trade of South Africa
.consiBts of: Gold. $00,000,000 per an
num, inoludiug that from the Trans
vaal; diamonds, 922, 500, 000; wool, $12
000)00; mohair, the hair of the Angora
'g4at,$3, 000,000; ostrich foathers, over
21500,000; hides and sfcins, $2,200,
000; copper ore, $1,850; 000. The export
of wine and fruit, for tho production of
which the country is so well suited,
and' also of grain is inconsiderable.
Should Retain All.
enrv Watterson, while in Kansas
City recently, took occasion to declare
himself an enthusiastic believer in the
policy of expansion. "I am an expan
sionist, " said Mr. Watterson. I be
lieve we should not only have .Cuba
aOd Porto Rico, but that w ahcfuld
keep every island in the Philippine
group. In short, I think that wherever
the Stars and Stripes have been raised
Of a cost of blood or otherwise thev
ould rloat from henceforth forever.
ine rreMcenrs Trip.
The President and Mrs. MoKinUv
left Washington recently for Somerset,
, where they spent some days with
Mr. Abnsr Mc Kin ley, te Presidents
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Observe Great Britian's
A Schley Demonstration.
Admiral Seh ley received a great dem
onstration at tha Navy Departmet dur
ing his recent visit in Washington.
His presence ii. the building had be
come known, and as soon as he wss
seen, cheers rent the air from the
clerks who had assembled to catch a
glimpse of the hero of Santiago. The
ofiieers and clerks from the Naw, State
and War Departments, crowded the
corridors leading up to the Navy De
partment, until it was impossible to
pass through, Thoy crowded around
the admiral, easrerlyvreaehing forward
to Bhaae his hand. Ihe lady uler&s
were Bven mole demonstrative, and
the admiral was kissed by, old and
VMiing. without discrimination. It
was final br necessary to form a tine
and pasM Cbb efowd around through
the Iflia looms of tha Hetifetary s
oiUrje, in oh1bf to itiva "thebi a ehrttiee
to Hhaka haods with thaadhtitai. Many
bfyniiumt HFtu offlfars toato purl in
Wlimim'i JflTiilifm fflp,
(JensiaeFible alafis is wasifulad in
pwHMaai and aaitrt oiMas, nut only m
Manually hut sliu sh'uad, WitU fanard
to the iiillitBiuie whtnh I mparer Wil
Ham's apprnsohiiiH Visit to tha M'dy
.and Ih likaiy to hafa ua his tuiaii and
futura eaadftat, Mot naiy has aa ad
riressait inviiatiMbB to al tha t'rataa'
taat rtiiarsof nariuauy to aaaa tua
pilgrimsga to tha Haly baajt (a hii
rata, or alia to load lewe rriaaa of
hair hoHsa in tiwu platia, hut ha has
iaawiaa iuyitad rBpraiautativis of tha
..vaugoiinai aud lrotataut PhuraHasol
ha nuu i'lURsian-ttarman Hiatus, aud
of Austria, as well aa Of Uuugaiy, to
aaoompauy mm. juoaea, it is esti
mated that thBis will bu at least, tjnu
meruharB of the Protestant clergy pres
ent at Jerusalem as tha tftiests of the
F.mperor during his sojourn in the Holy
Convicts Malta a Break.
A neaial from Ht. Andrews' Bay,
(la,, sayst Twaiva ooaviata, ampioysd
oa tha turpaattaa oatnp of a, A. Hon
laoa M Uompany, of East Say, ovar
powarad two guards, MeuriBO thair
arfaa, aad mada a bold dash for lib
erty, fcaitaaiBf at oaoa to tha inland.
A party of pursuers was immodiatBiy
organ I aad aad amployias dogs, a iplril
ad obaarwai iatataaiatoly lastitutad.
Thoy ware overtaken in a aBalleypraH
swamp, near Bayou Gaorg a. and a bat'
tla immediately earned. Many hot
wore trod, tha convicts fighting des
perately for liberty. One was killed
and three wounded, but no casualties
occurred on the side of the pur
Frivolity in Spain.
A Madrid cable to the New York Sun
says: "The rage for public amusements
throughout' the country, culminating
here in a bullfight with young women
acting as toreros, brings lamentations
from the press and hierher clergy. The
bishop of Tarasrona has issued a pas
toral in which he reproaches his flock
for their many noisy festivities, savor
me of paganism, when tbe country is
in mourning for ita brave sous. A
Republican paper compares the present
mood of the people with the passengers
of a foundering vessel, who, pereeiviug
that tha captain aud crew have been
beaten in their struggle against the
elements, break into .tha storeroom aud
indulge in tha wildest into&icUnn. "
Spanish Censorship Stilt Txjsts.
The Commercial Cable Company has
Wued the following notice; "Ve are
advised that, with the exception of
i'oucn. messages of all Torto Hican
poiuts, including Bau Juan, aresuujeot
to strict Hpauish censorship, aud are
only accepted nt the sender's risk. "
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, Treaty Detwjsen England and Japan.
A dispatch from London says that
Lord Charles Beresford to whom has
been intruBted a special mission to the
Far East, is the bearer of a preliminary
treaty of alliance, offensive and defen
sive, betweeu Ureat Britain aud Japan.
Lord Bereajrd will submit the treaty
to the emperor of Janan wh.. i A.
pected to receive it favorably in which
event Beresford is empowered to cuu
ciude the treaty.
War on tfte Friars.
The Philippine Islands committee in
Europe has addressed a letter to Presi
Bent McKinley regarding the appeals
made to him by high Boman Catholic
ecclesiastics in America, to protect the
religious orders in the islands. The
expulsion the friars, the committee
contends, is necessary antecedent
to moral sanitation. " Tho committee
urges Prasxdant McKinley to "aid the
Filipinos to suppress the immorality oi
the diabolical institutions fostered by
these monks," and tha letter concludes
as follows: "Your name can never be
associated with that of tha friars; and
tha sense of right of the nobis nation
at whose head you are placed will never
permit tha ever victorious and humani
tarian stars and s tn ps to prateet
STRANGE CRY FROM RUSSIA.
Czar Nicholas Issues a Note Look
ing to International Peace,
OUR VICTORY A FACTOR.
Good Caitoms Receipts at Santiago A
Soldier Fares Well on a Street Car in
New York City.
By orderof Emiieror Nicholas, Count
MnraviefJf, the Foreign Minister, on tbe
24th last., handed to the foreign diplo
mats aCSt. Petersburg, a note declar
ing that tbe maintenance of peace and
the reduction of the excessive arma
ments now crushing all nations is the
ideal for which all governments ought
The Czar considers tbe preset mo
ment favorable for the inauguration of
a movement looking to this end, and
invites the powers to take part in an.
international conference as a means of
thus insuring real and lasting peace
OUR PEACE COMMISSIONERS.
A Majority, Composed of Senators Davis end
SElUTOa C. H. PAVfJ.
EECBETAHT OF STATE W. H. HAT.
and terminating the progressive in
crease of armament.
Good Customs Business.
Adjutant General Corbin has re
ceived the following cable from Gen
eral Shatter, under date of Santiago:
"I have transferred all business relat-
Obt Victory a Factor.
A Washington special says: The ex
traordinary circular directed by the
Russian Foreign Minister to the mem
bers of the diplomatic body at St Pe
tersburg has attracted the earnest at
tention of the officials here. It is be
lieved here that the victory achieved by
the United States in the late war was a
contributing factor in the preparation
of the note. It is surmised that the
victory made it clearer at onoe to the
European statesmen that to maintain
the balance of power they would be
obliged to redouble thair expenditures
on account of tha army and navy else
thoy-might he outstripped by tho Unit-
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iag to customs orer to Major General I
Lawton. There has been collected,
with the exception of a small amount,
3103,003. The salaries of officers and
all expenses, including city officials,
police, etc., have been paid to date,
leaving over 090,000 in tha treaaury.
Tho expanses of tha custom house have
been out down from 940,000 per annum'
to $JH,000, aad that in time can be ma
terially raduoed. These collections era
all made under tha minimum tariff, in
cluding a larga reduction in tonnage.
The economy and celerity which has
characterised the business of the cus
torn house has be so brought about in
a great measure under tha supervision
auu good management of Donaldson."
Special Ukase of the Ciar.
I'poa the occasion of the unveiling
at Moscow of a monument to Czar Alex
ander II, grandfather of the present
czar, Emperor Nicholas issued a ukase
referring to the event and eulogizing
the deeds of the deceased, notably the
liberation of the peasants from bond
age, which earned him the name of
"The Deliverer in the mouth of a
grateful people. The ukase concludes:
"Wishing to seal more firmly the mem
ory of this historical deed, we have re
solved to make hereditary the wearing
and passession of the nJedals he con
furred upon his co-operators as a sign
Fry flN tVwiclaw Held, Are tielleved to
JyMUe White Net knowa,
Bft6B 8, I), WUITB,
BEXATOH W. V. EEYZ.
of his gracious acknowledgment of
their labors. "
Mr. Hughes, a wealthy retired broker
of New York, while passing through
the Arlington hotel dining hall, at
Hot Springs, Ark., discovered his own
daughter, wno had been lost to him for
Treasurer Hinsey's report of th con
dition of the endowment funds amount
ing to $523, 270. 62, as read to the su
preme lodge, K. of P., gives a list of
the mortgages held by the order and
places the cash on hand at $30,365.92.
Supreme representatives say they are
satisfied their mortgage holdings are
Merritt Appears Undecided.
Major-Gensral Merritt, in conversa
tion, haa avoided a declaration of pol
icy and haa given tha impression that
ha la undecided about tha possibility of
arranging to retain the Philippine la
lands, although personally he seem
to 'ever that polfVy.
Check England's Am
bition. A QUARTERMASTER MURDERED,
Enflish Army Has a Skirmish on the Banks
of the Nile Holland's New Queen Aa
Ang lo-American Trust.
Genoral Weyler, according to a spec
ial dispatch from Madrid, has outlined
his future policy. He proposes, it ap
pears, to be independent both of tho
government and of tho opposition, "al
ways aiming to preserve, the country
and to reorganize the army." He ex
presses the belief that the Carlists have
plenty of money, some of which, he al
leges, comes from France. He says the
United Republicans have no personal
animus against the Queen, their only
object being to adopt a firm, interna
tional stand, one result of which would
be to check in some measure Euglund's
A Quartermaster Murdered.
Because of the death of three hospit
al batieats of the Twelfth New York
Regiment enoniiipod at Chattanooga,
Uuu attu .1.1.. I.:.. ...111. liu il I...
i Him. ( alter uiinniuq mint tmiu "i
bothies living in tho tielBHliM hood,
' '"" ..M,.,oi.., - i ,...,t;i, m Fiatta, Of
CMHiprtHjr it, would mi allow tha "
faes to sell aaluiaM t ais ommipmh.v
laweiitLv a Hang of negfois paHglil
aaiifiatitia Me aatnn biomimIb, and
aftsr baatiHg him nearly to death.
Hue him wanar a panflag railroad
train. Niaoa titan tna giiarus hav-H
baau entered to shant any nagra whu
attempts to pass tha uatup linai,
llnf llih ArmyHn iMrmiih,
Tha brigada of fnandly Arabs aadar
Major Mtuart Wartley, wHMli bag been
pushing aiMttad Oindttiwatt, with a
viaw to aattiag- off the ratraat of Iha
foroas of tho Khalifra, has juit had its
pt brush with tha anamy oa tha
banks of the Nile, capturing ftva man
and a boat laden with gram, The
PervUh scouts are now frequently
sighted. The whole Anglo-Egyptian
army has reached Uwtat'tf, thirty mites
An Anglo American Trait.
The Ht, .TumeaUaantta, Loa Inn, sas
it is reported on the Btook exchange
that an Anglo-American trust, to con
trol the output and sale of sawing ma
china, knitting machine and alt othar
kinds of needle is being formed. Hav
are! American and two Midland Arms
are reported to have solo thair business
to the combination, The capital, it is
further announced, will ha l,a0Q,uuu
(7,600,000), divided into preferred aud
Holland's New Queea.
The Queen wf Holland in a procla
mation issued upon tha occasion of her
daughter, Wilhelmina, coming of age,
exprBssas her pleasure at seeing tbe
whole nation ranged joyously around
the throne of the new Queen and
thanks the people for their loyalty and
loving support. In concluding she
says, "May our country become j?reat
in everything in which a small nation
can be great. "
This Soldier Fared We!l.
One of Uncle Sam's returned soldier's
boarded a street car in New York the
other dav and discovered when the
conductor caniQ around for his fare that
he was penniless. The conductor Raid
it was a case of pay or walk, and this
aroused tuo pnssongers, one of whom
panned the hot, himself Bottinu an ex
ample by putting in a note. The
soldier, who protested, was soon roll
fug in wealth. ,
The ZinniM Cnnfcrcne.
Tho Zionist conference wn opened,
at'Pale, Switzerland, August inth.
Dr. Theodore Uoral, the originator of
tho project to purchase Palestine and
rC'Settle the Jews thoro, presided and
welcomed the dolegattu. Dr. Max
Nordau made an address on tho situa
tion of the Jews dnriug the past year.
Chinese Emperor's New Ftiict.
The Chinese emperor has issued an
edict, providing that European and
American editors and missionaries and
tloir converts in the empire he fully
protected. He says in this respect the
Chinese officials heretofore have been
derelict and he issues this edict as a
final warning, declaring deterraiuatien
that there shall be no inoro riots
osainst these c'asses of foreigners.
Clara Eirtcn Could Not Land.
Miss Clara Rarton, of the National
Red Cross, arrived at Havana recently
on the steamer Clinton No. 2, with
supplies for the starving inhabitants
of that county but the Spanish author
ities at Havana would not allow the
supplies to be landed and imposed a
fine of .3500 on the master of the relief
ship because he had no manifest.
Emperor William Willinf to Attend.
The official North Henselae Allge
meine Zeitung, believed to be inspired
bv Prince Yon Hohenlohe, the Impe
rial Chancellor, declares the willing
ness of Emperor William and Germany
to accept the invitation to attend the
congress as proposed b tha Rsin
Reyal makes tbe food pure,
wholesome and delicto.
R3VAI rKH0 POV?f 0 C", NfW V,
ARMY AND NAVY DOINGS,
The Movements of Our Army and Kavy
The transport steamer Scandiav Smm
sailed for Honolulu and Manila. iror
Houolulu she carries Companies A. If
and 1), of the First New York Regiment,
consisting of 295 men and ten ofXtcwrav
itt command of' Lieut. -Colonel 11. 1.
htackpole. For Manila the steasruajr
taken Second Lieutenant Ha me and lJi
men of the First Hattalidn Heavtr At-
Hilary, California YoltinteefB, to net an
gttani fur fi,iKHUMMj re inna wt yum
Houpa in tieueral Merrltt's totMbaiiUs
Majors Nahtifialti! Nhaary autt HIsjhi-
I'Wtt' ) i, y iii i,tj I at u it iji (iilPM rtk It
I'liai ta Hf'tuMHuy i Mejgi wolilia, 'nsisT
AiHllaiyi riautanaitl Wadgawaad, MiaV
taiy it, t-ttth Artt)lMry, audit iMMMut
dih i and i.iu in lvalue id the imspatisl
uui pa, and fMttr Mad Crass HUFfee, vm
lag a total or 4tif. r
ilidurs hava baau tftwaii far luUBtesr
lllg mil Mm ItJllumilg USIUSII VlilHtti
ijigaaisailonsi First yarmunt Vid
i . " .tii "i ' r y." ' r" i T.
tear Infantry, First Maine VoIum
I II litll 1 1- V. iflV BHIHKld OHll VolUII
Infautrv, Hliih l annsllvsiila Vol
leer Infanti v, I'lfih Maryland Voltsft
leal1 Infantry, batlailuiid ihb. ilgltt tit
Hilary, Hauund New York VuluntisMf
tnfaniry. Fimt lliiaois S'ulnn ter 4m
fantry, Uua ifuuilrad and Fifty stis
Volnutaai' infantry, Hattai'iai A ana H
tleorgia Light Arwlterjr, Tatsty
eighth Indiana, Volunteer Light Ustr
tery, Troops A and H, New Vurk Vi
uuteer Cavalry, Uoarttor'a Truoi ul -Philadelphia.
Mexico in thu New World haa inp
isitfaaf Btaudmg army, wuh. . war
stiuutit u( luu.uuu, while Urnnl Tf
necoaU sritii and vooo !Bual-
dartufiS. While tl,o tauduirf army at
tho United state U but Ul.OOO in nu.i
of peace, it is estimated the Pres.dartif;
outtld call lt),iMMMM)J-msn if naeeaa v.
Tha AroBBtlna Itaitublte has a pootoa
force of I a, 000. Canada in aarriiitie
with a,(JU0 iirttish troops, with an
ditioual l,U00 Canadian soldiataaoU a
militia of .iVi i'i
Now that hostilities are over, lata)
United Htatas is at liberty to
from tha British builders tho
cruiser Albany, aister ship to th Herar
Orleeas. which was one of th tt
acquired fronS Rraail jnst prior to tt.ii
outbreak of the wii . Acting HeevetaBry
Allen ordered Passed . Assistant Vm
gineer Norton to prooeed at onco io
Newcastle-on-Tyue, Khglaud, to supar
vise and inspect the completion ot-ttssj
machinery of tbe Albany,
An order has beeu issued by tfaer
Navy Department detaching Commo
dore J.j V. Philip from cornmana of
the battleship Texas, at New York, u.-.rt
placing him in command of the bect.&
squadroD of the North Atlantic itei,
with the cruiser New York as his it
ship. He thua succeeds to tho com
mand formerly held by Rear Adiuirwit
W, T. Sampson, as commander-in-chief
of tho North Atl.-vntic fleet.
A soldier dead for thico daya
about to bo dissected at the A
Military hospital when he wosa
and, before the doctors recovered iruiu
their surprise not off tho dittt-eVtUtyS
tahlo and walked into the hu'tt ivxu,
wneri ho wrote down some word oai
piece of paper to uiake sure that Uovsww
altvu and awake I ho im't r now
that hu has coiup!.eiely rucowrud hi-iu
(lon-eial lla.ua-, now in Porto Uvtu
hn been ordered North, IIj wi!l kti
relieved in the command nt t L hcwHesi
lirlyade there by (iuu.tiraut. lluii' ivi
Keutncky Retriment will be attached
totleit F.rust's 'Divikion, rehevitiK tii
Seoonu Wihconsio. (ientrul (,rani iiii
have duly tho Third llliuoi and FonrH
Ohio-Regiments under his conunwal.
Floyd W. Ojiy, Company F. Siv
fifth New Yora Hegimeut, chnrl
vith robbinsr the mails at Camp Al-r,
has been dishonorubly discharged ftixiu
the Service of the United Mates', frr
feiting all iay aud allowances, .:.."
heuteuced to serve three yeurn at lurS
laicr in the military jinsou at Furt
I he Cnited, States transports Rio -Ist-ne:ro
aad Pennsylvania havd arrived
Manila, the former bearing two baitsaY-
ions of South Dakota Volunteer recraslsB
f,pr the Utah Light Artillery, a:ul a dm
fachaieut or the sigoal corps, aad ibsa
latter the First Montana Volunteer b1
;-;J0 recruits for the First CalifuraisB
The fojlowing troops have been or
dered mustered out: Ninth fusacbu
fcetts, Seventh Illinois, Filth lUmwja.
Sixtv-fifth New York Fiftin Ohio In
fantry. First Wisconsin, liird UuittiJ
States Volunteer Cavalry. Fiil
Tbe Spanish transports Han Fraa
cisco, Sua Augiiitin and Colon hw,
left Santiago for Spain with 4t&
Spaniards, mciudiug 15 officers Baud
thair families and four priasta. Feaar
men died on the way to tha absfav
Thair carpsas were "checked ott" saa