A YEAR, CASH IN ADVANCE.
"LET ALL THE ENDS THOU AIM'ST AT, BE THY COUNTRY'S, THY GOD'S. AND TRUTH'S.
BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUM.
WILSON, X. C, MAY
: THE RACKET'!
THE MANY HAVE TOO FEW
r x t . . i
A ever missing a cnance to
Acting on that principle we have made some re-cent
!.-' purchases.- Anions our daily arrivals we shall place be-j-'j
lore our people some landslides that arc ....
H POSITIVELY BEYOND THE WHISPER OF COMPETITION!
r j Prices that will teach you in the silent logic of truth
KJthe difference between dealing with live and with dead
Hnien, between the cash and the credit system, between
'the right and the wrong way. See thefollowing:
!' j i Lot Ladies Hose, Fast
!' j i'.i.u k, seamless, at ioc.
Tins, ic. a paper, the best
5 Papers Assorted Size
eedles lor 4c.
250. Sailors for 1 7c.
: iron Lnma iiwer
1 1 -
j 1 iasin lor 6Sc.
j Siu ets Good Note
Envelopes, 2c; best, 3c.
''j Oxiord Slippers, 50c. a j
Y j air. j
i .ien s Loruova ian j
'J Shoes, c)Sc. pair.
l Men's Eur Hats, Satin
j ' Lined. 50c
Til E CASH RACKET STORES.
J. M. LEATH, Manager.
; ) X.v-it and Goi.Dsnouo Streets,
on c (:'
I'.y virtue of a decree of the Superior
",,i;rt mail-. in tin; civil action wherein
( ';i!vin Wilii. mis ct als were 1'laintilVs
.in-1 H. V. Wynn was Defendant, I
w ill sell .it the Court House door in
U"i!-on oil Moii. lay the i.th day of May,
i S tlie following described property
:n U ilson ounity.Toisnot township: one
tr.ut of land adjoining the lands ot
b.lni P.nvis and Catherine Cobb, cm
i lining t w'-nly-li ve acrts more or less,
it 1 i iiig the land ot which I.ucy Ann
U'vnn ilml seized. One other tract
i -I land, ncli inin the lands ot John
.-'i.a'p and Kinchin Edwards, contain
ing thirty acrts more or less. It being
' i.iiul of which Nancy Stith
W yini dii d seized. Terms: One
t'nr.l e.isli 1 al inre payable November
i it. iS'i.s with 6 per cent, interest.
S. A. YVoodari),
A. t'v S. A. Woodaku,
Pursuant to a decree of the Superior
County in a special proceeding pendidg
i i -niii. entitled Jesse Simpson et al
p arte, 1 will sell to the highest bid-
'..t at the court house door in Wilson,
on Monday, the third day of June, 1895,
. j tract or parcel of land in Cross
m!s Township, Wilson County, ad
i uaiiig the lands of Seth Scott, J. V.
i ..it.u r and others, it being known as
t!i - liiiipic I'.arnes tr.ict containing
.-ixiv '.line ij) acres more or less.
1 . 1 :ii -( )!i- third cash, balance in
i !ii"!itlis, title reserved until pur-
li iv money is fully paid.
Ji HIS K. WOODAKD,
Apiil 2'jih, 1IS95. Commissioner.
riir.COUl'SS GARBLE WORKS,
Hi, 113 and 115 P.ank St.,
1 .;t;m- stock of finished
Mwan-.ents, (i raves tones, &c
Ki-ndy for shipment.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW.
HOt IvV MOUNT, N. C.
Cui nif. Nash, Iulgecotnbe and Wilson
: 1 :; in.
j j (i. connor
Attorney at Law,
WILSON, - . N.C.
Oil'.ce I'.ranch iS: Co's. Hank nuilding.
"j t rsTrANl) LOT FOR SALE?"
Five Rooms ami Pantrv; lot high and
dry, well drained; good'well of water.
For information, applv to
Nash St. WILSON, N. C.
Easy chairs, razors keen;
Scissors sharp, linen clean.
F'or a shave you pay a dime
Only a nickle to get a shine;
Shampoo or hair rut Pompadour
You oav the sum oftwentv cents more!
Children Cry for
AND THE FEW TOO MANY!
rcacn out our arms, ucto- ra
Trilby Veiling (lace), 9c.
B a r a g e Veiling, good
quality, ioc. a yard.
Another Special Torchon
Sale, real linen, at only 5c.
Muslin Caps for Infants.
The reason why we arc
so successful with our lines
is that we buy them right
and sell them cheap. No
double price on anything
in our vast stock.
Wi 1 ite S r read s our
values are lar better tnan
ever. For $1.10 we can
sell you a large spread,
worth at least i.SO.
WILSON, N. C.
A .A d JbiJbiaK rfSiTisS ;?'s " .t .. .-ft v?1
nuTEixionxcE or risu.
Tourlfit You told mo the lake wca
fnll of fish, but I couldn't pet a bite all
Landlord Well, you boo, they havo
no faith in your bait. They think that
U you had. anything decent to cat you
would feed yourself. Fliegend Glaefc
tcr. Ilucklen'n Arnica .Salve.
The Rest Salve in the world for Cuts,
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin erup
tions, and positively cures Files, or no
pay required. It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money refunded.
Price 23c per box. For sale by I'.. W .
Wilt Vot Only for tho Original llli!.
liKW.IX, May 11. In the reichstag
yesterday Herr Groeber (clerical) an
nounced on behalf of the centrists that
that party would vote for the anti-revolution
bill only in the shape in which
it emerged from tho committee and
would reject Ilerr von Lovetzow's and
all other proposals and amendments.
Mr. Smith is an estimable and ami
able but harmless gentleman who
during his lifetime has starved his
brain to leed his whiskers. byra-
nrrrtnr I could cet relief j
KHrllKt" from a most horri
ULI UIIL ble blood disease, I
I 1 A. I I 1
' nan spent iiuuuieus
of dollars TRYING various remedies
8cxtiv4 f tiy aiiiaua, liuucjll WI1IUJ UlU liic
any good. My finger nails came off.
8 and my hair came out, leaving me
narfarfl,. k.M I l
Unnlnn - l J I iL!. ll A- J
SuupiHg iu lic iuicu vy una ceieuiaieu
flrtiatriief aAA TDV
3 'J(,UOl..U aiiu UCLtUCU
1 11 ine
truly wonderful. Ij
rnmmpnro.1 tr r a-j
. cover alter uiKiugj
..if "'5,l.Drae. ana ty the time 1 had
hecb0cttletJ WM en,lrey carei-l
Hot Snrin.. u" woriu-renownea
r is - bm laneo.
WM. S. LOOMIS. Shrevennrt.
Our Book on the Dtgease and Ite Treatment
ul&llfin fpM ... ,i i
a tuaUed tree to any addr
Bbwift BPEanc co.. i
IN NORTH CAROLINA
! Curront News for tlio Week
! Throucrhout tho State.
A VICTORY FOR THE FCSKMSTS
Tho Supreme ourt of North aroltn
DecMlra tho Huart-Jnncs Judgeship.
Othr lutf'reftllni; Newi
Throughout the Ptate.
Rai.kigii, N. C, May 9. In the case
of Ewurt vs Jones, the supreme court
yesterday Iiuiulcd down a decitiioti.
The eaRrt jrrew out of the act of the
fusion legislature in creating a new
criminal court in western North Caro
lina and electing Ex-Cungressman II.
C. Ewart, judjje. (Governor Carr held
that under the law the ripht of appoint
ment was given him and that the leg
islature had by electing infringed upon
his preropative. lie thereforo refused
to prant Ewart'H commission and ap
pointed Thomas A. Jones, of Asheville,
judjjo. Suit was immediately entered
by Ewart for the cfllc and the supremo
court yesterday without a dissenting
opinion decided that he was entitled
1 hey A re Coining South.
Ciiari.otte, N. C, May 13. New
England interests continue to become
identified more and more with the
south. An important movo has been
made by the Whitiu Machine company,
of WhitiowvUle, Mass., and tho Kitsou
Machine company, of Lowell, in crea
ting a general southern agency with
headquarters in Charlotte.
N -m-s Mentioned ai until (Jri ton.
Winptox, N. C, May 11. lion. Ivono
ESias of Franklin county. ex-Congressman
John S. Henderson of Uoan, Major
M. II. I'innix of Davidson, and Colonel
J. W. Al-brough of Winston, are tUct
names of tlie candidates mentioned for
the coHectorship of Western North Car
olina Internal HevcTi ue district to suc
ceed tho lato Captain M. K. Carter.
i Ki-'nn;rriinmn Henderson for (invcrnor.
Winston, N. C, May 11. It was
I loomed here yesterday that there is a
! m ivcment on foot among tl.e loaders
of the democratic party to 'boom" ex
Congressman John S. Henderson, of
Salisbury, for Oovornor of North Caro- I
lira on a silver latform.
NORTH CAROLINA BRIEF8.
Lnurenburg is to have a wot and dry
election next month.
Ex-(overnor J. T. Jarvis will deliver
tho commencement address at tho Uni
versity of Tennesseo, June 11th.
The Record hears that Rev. Dr. E. W.
Smith, of Greensboro has received a
call from the congregation of the First
Presbyterian church of Danville, made
vacant hy tho death of Dr. Martin. It
is presumed he will decline. -
Annapolis cadets has just been con
cluded. Cadet Worth Iladgley. of
North Carolina,of the grudaating class, '
failed on heart trouble. Several other
j cadets who aro not physically sound, '
j will undergo a re-exaininalion in Sep
I tomlK-r. j
Tho Chronicle says that "Aunt Del
! phi Porter," of Wilkes is eighty, and
j that last week she wove eighteen yards
i of cloth in two days, and had it taken
I out of the loom by 10 o'clock the third
day, and what makes it more remark
able she did all tho quilling herself. j
The annual ph3sical examination of
Statesville Landmark correspondence '
states that Wat Myers, colored, of
Coddle Creek township, Iredell county,
was killed at the granite quarry near
Mooresvillo last Friday evening. lie
did nor escape a falling roek that had
been thrown from the quarry hy a
blast and tho injuries he received were
so serious that death resulted in a few
At Wilkesboro Dr. J. A. Turner,
leading the dry ticket, was elected
mayor by 1 majority, having 4S votes
to 47 for R. N. Haekett. wet. Dry com
missioners were also elected. At North
Wilkesboro J. N. Marlow, wet candi
date for mayor, was elected by 1 ma
jority, having W votes against 4S for
Ed l'.arkley, dry. Two wet and two dry
commissioners were elected and one
wet and one drv commissioner are tied.
Ch.se voting all around.
THE STORM IN ALABAMA.
DumafJ inff Ilosultrt Follow it i:iio Through
Mo'iile, Ala., May 13. During the
prevalence of a norther Saturday night,
the big dri'dge P.ismarek of the Nation
al Dredging company, sank ten miles
down the bay. where she. was dredging
j tho ship channel. Three tugs wont to
' her assistance yesterday aftot noon.
Tho American schooner Ann K. Valen
tino, lumber laden, for Port Limon,
dragged anchors and went ashore in
seven feet of water. The schooner
Anna Nora sank in the lower bay be
tween the Quarantine station, and Port
Morgan ; the vessel and the cargo are
a total loss. Eight souls were on board
and all were saved. The wind was
blowing fifty miles in hour at Fort
IS MISS WILLARD ENGAGED?
Rnmor In Tpnipcr-iiirn Clrolrs that the
Le-trer Will Marry.
Chicago, 111., May 13. A story is
floating nround in women's temper
ance circles to tho effect that Miss
Francis Willard, tho famous temper
ance lecturer, may be led to the altar
before autumn. The gentleman in the
In the ease is alluded to without name
an "an Englishman of wealth and po
sition, and of prominence in reform
work across the water."
To Suppress IIiHtory of Outlaws.
Tallahassee Fin., May 11. In tho
house yesterday Mr. Sullivan intro
duced a bill to prevent the publication
or sale of any book that purported to
bo tho life or history of the outlaw.
On tho Way to KleL
Washington, May lb Admiral
Kirkland left Naples yesterday in tho
flagship San Francisco for Algiers on
his way to Gibraltar, and thence to the
celebration at Kiel.
Intends to Make a Tourof Syria.
Constantinople, May lb The Hon.
A. W. Terrell, the American Minister
to Turkey, left yesterday for Cairo.
Egypt, llo intends to make a tour of
MORE TROUBLE IN HAWAII.
The Japanese Cnntlnicnt 1'lotttuff a Raid
on the (iovoriiRien.
Sajt Fkanwoo, May 11. It is proba
ble that the next sixty days will de
velop some very exciting scenes in Ha
waii. Trivate information recently re
ceived by C. W. Ashford. in thi city,
indicates that trouble is gathering
around the g-overninent of President
Dole and his colleagues. The Japa
nese, who are numerous on the island
and who at present are feverish and
elated over the victory of the mother
country in tho war with China, threaten
to come forward and become serious
factors in the government of Hawaii
and the adjustment of its affairs. It is
known that among' the Japanese on the
islands ao sevoral hundred trained sol
diers. In fact, there aro enough to
Beizo and control the government at
any time, should they so choose. The
natives aro restless and dissatisfied and
only wait an opportunity to fly into the
thick of another insurrection.
ANOTHER RELIGIOUS BODY.
The BlethndlKt Whiiii'.ii'h It nr.l ff Foreiijn
Mission t nt Meridian, MIsh.
Mkiudian, Miss., May 11. The wo
man's board of foreign missionss of
the Methodist Episcopal church South
has convened in Meridian, to hob,
its meetings for p.'hiuI a week.
This board consists of ollicora and
manngers and delegates from thirty-four
home conferences and is the ex
ecutive body of the wotnans foreign
missionary society that has its workers
located in Mexico, Hmzil, Indian Ter
ritory and China. Hundred of dole
gates and visitors are in the city. The
meetings are held in the Central Meth
odist church which has been tpstefully
decorated for tho occasion. The first
was a praise service at 10 o'clock yes
terday morning, presided over by Mrs
lUshop Wilson of IWtimoro.
WOMAN'S IVUSCIONARY UNION.
Ths Seventh Ati:iuat ?.titlns KnwinSi
slon Ht Waxhington.
Wabiiixotox, May 11. The seve?;th
annual meeting of the Wotnens' Mis
sionary Union, whoso motto is. "For
Cod and home and every land" am!
which ir, auxiliary to the outlier, 1 Pap
tist convention, opened yesterday. An
address of welcome was made by Mrs.
Stakoly wife of tho pastor of the I'irf t
Daptist church of this city. Tim re
sponse was eloquently made by Mrs.
J. C. Porter of Florida. The nddross
by the president. Mrs. A. M. G-.vath-mey
followed. The rest of the session
was occupied by routine proceedings,
appointments of committees and rend
ing of reports.
GORDON NOT HELD FOR TRIAL.
Ju;li(" 1 hoiumii !.. lar- th Killing
JnxtilmJil,- A jl:tu;. Foil'.v.-n.
LotisviLLK, Ky., May 11. .iuoge
Thompson, after listeciag to arguments
for four hours in tho Gordon-ISrown
murder case yesterday afternoon, de
cided that Fulton Cordon should not
be held for tr'al and discharged him
from custody, .indge Thompson, after
the closing argiiment, said :
I havo li.-t I'ii il to I he case carefully na-.l have
consulted 1 hi' authorities. I Is n;y iK llhtratj
Julint'iH Unit this m.m 1;; run only nt i."uilty
In liiw. tut Inn nc'.'.iiu will Much u",u;t tow
that when tin y ;;!y their iv farlm:. ralla. ii:"y
isi-a stanillnp uj-i; a piti ipl e from which they
.V In i'ij:gcr nf Iwina -laslio-l at any moment.
tilt pA&? is itisciiarto-i.
H2 .AH TO BE MODIFIED.
Th s-ilzutlni of th.' (IrnrKlB, flonth
rrn aeit 1 lir(.lu.
New YoisK. May 11. It Is currcr tly
repirted that thi? jibin for the reorgan
ization of the Georgia Southern & Flor
ida railroad in to be changed and mod
ified so that they will issue a four per
cent, bond instead of a iivo per cent.
The reason for this is the decreased
enrnirigs, the net for the past three or
four months not warranting the issu
ing of a five per cent. bond.
G RES HAM OUT OF DANGER.
Will be Tikn to onvi Mfdlrat Springs
When lie Is Thoroughly Convalescent.
Wasiii.votox, May 10. Secretary
Gresham is much better today, and he
is now reported to be entirely out of
danger. The place to which he will be
taken when thoroughly convalescent
had not been decided on. It is proba
ble that ho will go to some ncdioina!
WILL GRESHAM RETIRE.
1 A linmot Thiit Don M. OichinKon Is to lli.
wmp a Cabinet Mrnilh r,
Washington, May 13. A story In be
ing circulated in Washington that
owing to ill health Secretary Gresham
will retire from the cabinet and that
; Don M. Dicl'.inK.on will take his place.
J Tho report originated in the West and
I can not be continued here It is eer
: tain that if any change. i to bo made
I in the cabinet it will not be done while
: Secretary Gresham is on a sick bed.
Afr the Migration At(rit.
Savannah, Ga., May 11. Tho de
tectives nt-e on the look-out for J. W.
Masters, who for two months has been
acting us agent here of the Internation
al Migration society. Masters was last
seen at 10 o'clock last night 11 ml it is
liclieved he was then on his way to the
depot. lie got away with S4'i() belong
ing to the company, this being what ho
had collected from negroes 'on their
passage money to Liberia.
Will ilnvfl Mn Kxtra Npaaton.
Naphvillk. Tenn., May 18. An ex
tra session of the general assembly lr.
now a certainty. Tho seventy-tlvo
days' limit expires tomorrow. Tho
senate Saturday adopted a resolution
to tako a recess until today and save
one day, but all the republican mem
bers of the house voted against taking
it up and prevented itK consideration.
The business before each house cannot
possibly bo disposed of by tomorrow.
International Y. SI. ". A. Convcntlen.
SrMNOFir.i.n. Mass, May 10. The
thirty-first international convention of
the Young Men's Christian Associations
of forth America opened here yester
day and will cue ti line io session uU'.l
I ISmrt-ttrt" el's lioports f-tt-aly Iinprnvr twnt
New York, May 11. Bra hdrect's t '.
day, says : j
The rrcnent week brings distinct nn-1 in somo
inati.nccs. even more: pronour.c.vl t-vidrncc of
imiirovomcel In IiuhIucss aitw;t!i:.tti:ulln'j tho
lncrouaina wvo of industrial tliscout-t.-nt inl
strikes for fcicrhcr watJcs liln.iy.s t"no uccomp-atj- .
Imt nt if an upward tendency to prices. Sonic
little sain in dcminid tor cither dry snodii.
Iiinatntlon supplies or la collections (which iu
most KU'tilth ant) is announced by two-thirds
.'t Atr.t.4 rp.iu.rf li
Children Cry for
Tennessee Citizens Bhow Their
Contempt for Gov. Turney.
TEE COUNTY SliESIF OFFICIATED.
It Was Fxplalncd by he l.ondra That ThU
Wtid the Only y tiif l' .jl UnCk
Ot ICxprcssmi; 'i'heir Ind!j;n-
nutlou Ailctja ttclf. 53
CnxTTANoooA, Tcnn. , M.iv 13. News
has just reached hora that the peop.e
of Unicoi county, in the ciioi- T'i part of
tho state last night hanged and burned
Governor Turney in edgy nt the coun
ty seat, Erwln. This was done becauso
the alleged partisan investigating com
misteo threw oct tea out of the IS dis
tricts In that county, three-fourths of
the votes of the county being for Evans.
As a method of showing ihe di:.apn:or--al
of the proceed! ngs and their con
tempt of Turney, tho people decided ti
burn Governor Turney in eibgy. A
giillows was erected at Erwln, and a
dummy was procured and dross'-d nr,
much nfter !';.. i f,i.s!ii.n of tho cvtu.)
as possible. arid the ciTi'i;:on v of ham1"-
ing him in
wafc gono through
with, the she-rift" of the count.- o
ting. After the drop toil the e.tigy was
saturated with l;-r -.eno and a nrttcii
applied. One of lie- partk-ip.-mts n-.'l:-i
as miiiister end the gcA'eriior" was
asked if he "had auythiiig to s,iy why
he should not be hanged by the out
A diseourso was then do leered In
which the counting out deed tvas de
nounced. There were many wirnen
and children present and tho n.'V'iir
passed of? in a very o:dvriy way.
It was explained by the lenders of
the nfl'air that this was tho only way
that the pjn!: ha ! r-f expre.h ig I heir
indignation rule- mut-cly.
Great l"repiraf.in if-v, Keen r-Iu5 In
Atlanta for 1'ln-ir Hcoptimi.
Atlanta. May 1.:. lelcgates to the
conductors convention are arriving on
every train. The preparations for the
convention havo been attended V: and
cverv'thing is in thoi'osigh rcadiiifss for
the coming of the cuuvciuion.
The first public exercises of the con
vention will lent Dclovi.-'.sd'r.ir.i opera
house on tomorrow night. 'I he .-tnge
will be iilled with prominent conduc
tors, proifilnent citizens of the city and
city and state oflleials.
Wednesday night a b'g reception uiU
be given to the visitors in the ballroom
of the Kimball.
TI;e Hist business s-sshn of the con
vention will be held Wo'Iacsday after
noon at 1 o'clock. All of th:t sessions
of tho convention will c.omic.cm-c at I
o'clock in the afternoou. Ti.ere will
no no mornlnir sessions. The eonven- !
tion will be in session ten days and
will close by a grand excursion to Au
gusta. Charleston. Savannah una points
THE FIRST STEPS TAKEN.
Looking to n National IMtnprn f'onventton
to Settle Dlffurcncec.
Oi-l'MBi s, O.. May M. -The first step
looking to a national convention of
miners to consider existing conditions
was taken Saturday. A conference was
held in tho afternoon by I". II. Fenna,
Patrick Mclb-ydo, secretarc of the na
tional organization. and President
Knctchford, Vice-I'res5dent Shires ttnd
Secretary W. ('.. Pearsi, of tho Ohio
district. As a result it was decided to
submit the. question of calling a notion
al convention of the miners to a vic.v
cf a general strike of a s.-ttlci-ient. to
a vote of t he oiacers of the districts in
Western Pennsylvania. West Virginia.
Indiana and Illinois. President l;;ieh
ford is in favor of hob Hug the conven
tion in Pittsburg if it is c:tiicil .in.! lie
believes it will strengthen the sirlkiu
miners in that district.
WANT FAIR PLAY ALL AROUND.
Workmen mid Ptaniifftcturers l oria n ("tu
l.timtlon for l-'nir 1'rlcen.
FlESWiirKO, Pa., May II. - The Amal
gn mated Association of Tin, Iron and
Steel Workers nnd the Merchant l'ir
Iron Manufacttirei-s' Xptionai associa
tion have entered into u combination
to secure for the Iron workers of h"
country better rates of wages Bn; f,.r
the manufacturers fair competitive
conditions against tlie mill opcri.t w of
tho Pittsburg district, who have boon
working their employes at io-.v vni-:.
An association of manufacturers has
been formed, principally ov.tsid;' the
Ilttsburg district, ti sec -tie reman- in
tive prices for iron products and inci
dentally to give the workmen better
wage.T than ure now paid, which are
admittedly too low.
SHAKES HANDS WITH DAPTI3TS.
Prctilrtent Ct.-vclmirl t-l-. a Hcce;t!ni to
the Southern CnRf'-rauop Ielo;r;itcs.
Washington-. May 11. The !el."-;-a
to the conference of the Southern i'.up
tist church, now in session in Washing
ton with their wives, daughters and
friends, !3,(!G0 strong, were received by
the president at 4 o'clock yesterday af
ternoon in the cast room of the Wh:ie
house. They composed the largest
body of people received by Mr. Cleve
land In the White house since his inau
guration in lfciiM.
Was Dupont Elected Senator ?
Washington", May 13. Senator
Mitchell, of Oregon, who will prohahly
be the next chairman of tho committee
on privileges and elections, says htj can
not sec how Speaker Watson, of Dela
ware, while acting as governor, had tha
authority to vote for a candidate for
Codwlu Ours to the Penitentiary.
LnxiNffTON, Va., Mny '.. l. K. (lod
win, bookkeeper of the defunct bank of
Lexington, was found guilty- by the
jury as under the first indict ni -nt for
1 which he was being tried for making
false entry as cierk. The penalty was
J fixe-1 at four years iy the Hale perii
4. H. n-ilfonr on Trlul.
London. May I l.Jabez spencer Pa't
four was arraigned in the Bow Street
poiicc court yesterday morning f r ex
IjtrRe Varr.liili 1 !:n.t Jitirui l
AKt;o?. ( . May 1- Tin Imperial
Varnish company's plant w:-s t-.ito'.ly
destroy c l bv fire Y'-f-tcrday. Loos, i
VlV-e.iMiti; insurance not hi. own.
MJiTJi'llB tl.e lf, :H i.
tK'tl mill I ii ilu..r v l a
Gain.---villi-. Fla..Mny lt.-Senator
Tilim ui of South Carolina, arrived in
this city yesterday from the Archer
neighborhood, where he has some
property. He met hi., old friend J. F.
Hunch at the depot and aecepte l the
proii'er. d invitation to dine at his homo
here. A correspondent met the sena
tor and iai-.uirod of hLin if he had read
the dispatches from Columbia in refer
ence to the decisions against the regis
tration and dibpens sy laws of las state.
The senator reniied:
I h o-,- n.-ii si-f 11 :.tf- iy.ri, ni.l -hi! I nr.
!l -;?-it..l 1 lie result., i havo no afreet kn-iwl-(..'..-'
tn n -:iril to Hi.. ..W,-.:o;'s.
The cor; esji.111, 1,-nt itainied the soaa
tor the pap. - contain? tho report. ' Af
ter i.,' had read, the report the senator
,m f".-:.ri lama rcgKlTatimi !nw the re i
Keticrut e'cctli n in N:tuh C-iroiina this 1
nn-l r.., Tt.m; his,-will :. ..Kor.-Jsf.l ..ly in
eiui'u.si nt i rl t:it- s to . 1 i:-;.r,:ti,.;i'.l
--riUi.in. i'l'..'rt t'V fli- las- IcKi-.ijtlv.-c ::f t. r
having ! e. n i,t.-,i t,-,,:.! i.y i;-.. p.Mj.:i- at tlie
tbo ts.st pvn..r-!,: ion U- Nv.-....iH-r.
1 do r.-t kr.iv.- what t!-c C.itr-i Mutes sn-pron-.c
roust -.-111 :".n Oct 1 V.v.v UtU: tl.e con-
MltlU.ep.ul ojiivi Iitien v.:'I 1..- in-1,1 It in ..,
corajM!i! of whitts men ir:teii:i'tlv wVo will
t:'Kc cro of S-vuh C'.;r-!:t.tt nl si- th-n
wliitc Kaprcmwy Is Miiti.tainort within l.cr
"What about the dispensary (
.ItuVre Sin:- D-.T-. iiri-i iwii ii.-fi-.i . ,i ihit ihi.- I
law w.(ici-tiiutnii-it. !.".-lias -ti i:yr u-!
v.-rsc-i iiir-i .. if. I'r.tj rt ..ye.-i.iiu niitutc or
lr-.. O. '.,,.,. 1 7 .. i . .
in e.iln- sn f-ir in try;
tin- !l. i.;:,. leeu Ir:
ill ;-;.ry -, ,
. ... .....,.,vi...u. ii.n .-.-t re-.i. v i n: tr..i
"i ! n. i .!.
.e,,.,,,. m W1.IM Wiul'UCtl Willi fetich itetil UK
S tar: p.-:.;.'." -.-.li.!-!.- w;t!l ti:c al
most r.J'ur-hite ('rtairtf of Nin.f
I'liepte'l by otiscr statt-s. tiiat the liur-kivpers
UD.l i'li'.ier v iuiiif:i(-tiii-ri mu;:'. well aiTr-l to
r!l.!""a f11"'1"' .;:.!! to t-.iy ;i i-eV-.-o or i-A-.i.
'f: -.-;e t .v.i ;'!:( I. -"c-I-.i -n-. ir hum iin t.
pra -tli :.iiy Ucstrnvs the l- -t, vt itiste ,if state's
riyiits eti'i .K-iTcrsoa's nr--; "lcsy shut ih- feil.-r-li!
jmll. i;.t :: .'nuUI l-e tlie ;.;i--;:is i f eveniirow
ire,; em- liij.'-rti.-s anil i -s.hu In twit st if--ov-'ri-iccr.:
Uvr- !.. n fMLlK-ti. :...v,:"r.:or
;-u:' ti!:ui io t.'sl-t t'i- i!iii.a.-tion is t.hu
quickest iiti'l ticci way io htiv.i the Btiprctno
l-mirt P; -S.-i I'l'oii 1'.
i'tic j'.i.V'-s. hy t!n-ir iVcIkIhiis n-l injani'
tiens nr.it .::.ri-ti-aie!i i.y tie-;- vt'tt-s are ra
l.lly ic.ikir.-f i'u cr.r:,try : .Ir--;-.! is;n ia which
ll:e r!-hi-; 1 irti.ouis , t !:.-. . ;-,i-,. ;!s
ofliole C'.-iii ;;s t'n'y r.re in K,s.;:i. fn
less Hie pt .)!- i.. stir iliiitnscivcs tttc iuwvcrs
tt'i'l Juices iU si il our "i: -ni-s to tli" citrnnr
Otiotts .-.ti.i t:;.- t;:- n. v p. ,-. ec. but. 1 am fl..,i to
sec- tiifin M-'"ssirv th:,;!r schemes f..s- it will only
hrlnji unoti us the i.'-.-i!:..l.m ti;:o n:u-t come
sooner or Inn r.
ONE SOLID MASS OF FLAMES.
The WiHiritmrd S.nn-.l.i r t . l lr?nt at At
lanta, i.i., i !ist:!!icl !y ; irp.
Ati.axta, May i-'. Saturday after
noon the Woodward Lumber Co's plant,
a gre.it po. ti-.n of the lumber In stock,
and eight frame houses disappeared
under the ravage-, of one of the most I
destructive fires t.'i:. tin- city has ever
laid. It was an instantaneous fire.
spreading from on;? hnp.dinir to am
before the department eon Id n
the mills. The dry ho-.v-e a;;! t he st
wtni ahnost solid m-iss.-s of jlatncs.
The po'iit which includes the ofllee.
the :rd:i-, the hoti. :. an-1 the stabie
is Wi.rtil jiroliabi y , :'.-.:,).) to ((!,
and thntn -I'tit of lumber on hand is -ti:nat',l
by ariyus pio-ties from s;i".ii(,0
o l.i.D'Ki. The frail. c hotivs ere esti
lie.tt.( over f.Viiar). They were small.
WEAVER? MAY LOSE THE FIGHT.
The Nttuiitl .1: nt n... vitilo, U. I., Very
I llfll!f-l'!l ti th Mt'titT.
Oi.XKYVK.Lf., II. I.. May 10. The
strike situation l-.ere does not f :vor the
strikers. The mill operatives have been
expecting a collapse of the stand taken
by the ai'.U owners. They ci ui.e,l
surely on the inability of tlie manufac
turers to keep the-.ir agree!. n ut to ? h it
down their mills, on M:iy K'.th. for tlie
reason thnt orders must be iilled. But
now comes the announcement that the
llivor.-.i,ie mills will positively hut
down next. Saturday a'ernoon. A por
tion of the help in that mill went out
on Mondiij. for the reason that tlie
weavers (struck and as the mill owner
do mt think it at all proli table to run
a miil it" they cannot, have all tlie de
partments in operation, the mills will
j WILL TRY TO PftOVE AN ALIBI.
New I "Cv.-lf.puirnM lii tlio Pursuit Murder
ase ut (sin Frnnciseo.
Sax Fiivxcisco, Cai., May a Attor
neys for Theodore Duratit claim to
have, at last secured some testimony
that, they think will enable th;m to
bo'ster up nn alibi in the ease of Min
nie Williams. I bus been learned that
the witness is a woman who conducts a
hair-dressing establishment and it Is
sail that she has communicated with
the. attorneys to the effect that Minnie
Wi-liap-.s entered her establishment at
eight o'clock on the evening that she
di-.pappeared. This statement is in
direct coiiliict with the tesiiinony given
at the preliminarv examination.
VERY NICE FOR NICARAGUA.
CapttHlistn There n:1 Like to Have a
M.WAfit'A. Sicuragiiii, via Galveston,
Ma;,' tl. - Many prominent Xicara-
K"Ui!r.-. r..m: .l t::etll lleieg in Hlgtl OTH-
cinl positions, pre oponiy favoring tho
c.ital.'lir,hmc-nt by the United States of
a protectorate over Nicaragua, or the
incorporation of tl.e country into tho
great republic. They dec are that
pence and prosperity woitl.l then re
sume, the w.-.nd.'rfwjy rich tiftural re
sources of Nicaragua woahl be devel
oped, and n hnanc'a! system bo organ
ized by which nl" of the country's just
Tho A- & ?1. Keorir.tuizatinn.
BAT.TiMonn. May lb The Baltimore
Trust and Guarantee company will ad- J
vance SoOO.O-'i'J to tho reorganization
committee for tho purchase of the Sa- '
vannah, Amoricus and Montgomery '
rnilro-id. tho f-ale of which is fixed for!
May 17. A minimum price of 1,00.000
has been placed on the property by the
Tho Koril.'vlnit of Iltinf1 i
Colon. C.lombia, Mny 0. Tho Xica- i
rttgnan authorities nt Bluelilds ara
hastening extensions of the fortiCca- ',
tiona on tlio blulf of that place. It ia j
believed that this octh n Is due to the
fact that the deposed chief, Clarence, i
now a British pensioner at Jamaica. I
has asked Great Britain to take steps
looking to restore him to authority. '
1 rtwjiR i to rr ihauta,
PiruMotB, Va., May 13. The Bicb-
mtiini Blues battalion and another de-
taehinent of tiro llov. itzcrs hav.j been
ordered to Pocahontas and left last
night. It is understood that they go
m rely to relieve the troops now there
and that tlie order is not significant of
Read The Adva.vck, ft a year.
First Days Session of tho Con
ference at Washington.
A GREAT RELIGIOUS GATHERING.
The Election of Olllcers and ttu ItciMirta
ou tho lHfi'ert-ut Line of Work
Wcr the rrlnt-ipHl !'
tare of the Iuy.
Wapiiixoton, Map 11. Tho first ses
sion of the Southern F.aptist conference
was held j-esterday morning at 10
o'clock at the First Ilaptist church on
bith street. The church was well filled
long before that hour and when at 10
j o'clock Judge Haralson, the presiding
oE'Cer. arose and called for order every
' seat on the l'oor was taken and the gal
leries were beginning to fill up. The
people kept coming, however, long
after every available inch of space was
filled and standing room was noon at a
premium. The great heat caused the
people to be very uncomfortable.
and folded papers and hats were utll
i I zed to create artificial breezes, but the
morn tug was cioso ana torrnl nni tne
enthusiasm of the churchmen alone
"l,t them In their places throughout
( the exercises of th- dr. v.
Meellti ( n!:l to Order.
The meeting was called to order by
P; e-ident Haralson, and the religious
ex"rclfs that preceded tlio regular or
der of the day were conducted by Iiv.
i)r T. C. Skinner, of North Carolina.
A hymn was 'irst sung and then Ir.
Skinner read from tho Scriptures and
offered prayer, lie then called for sug
gestions for a hymn from the poople.
and a voice was immediately raised to
propose "I l.ovo Thy Kingdom Lord."
At once the singing was begun, before
the organ could be started, and for two
Ntanis the song was raised without
any aecompauiament whatever.
Then President Haralson s:iid that
meeting would go ahead to orgmlze
the convention, until that was done no
one would regarded as entitled to
the floor. He turned the matter of
eiTcctlng the orjj-a nidation over Jo the
secretaries, who. he said, knew more
than he did about the details.
Dr. Uurrows. tit" chief secretary, read
out the lists, prefacing them with the
statement tliHt the maximum number
entitled to s-atsor. the financial basis
v:is m:, the number o? representatives
of associations eieei -JOI, making a total
of all delegates of l.'JU
The Flcrf'on of liiii--r.
When these preli-ninarles had lvn
completed, l'resldetit Haralson culled
for the election of ofiieers. and Dr. Ki
lls at once placed his mi me In nomina
tion. Tho nomination:, were closed im
mediately and Judge Haralson 'vtis
una nimousl v re-elected president of the
convention which otllce he has filled
since lssn Ii0 maile a bnef fipecch.
thanking the conference for the honor
and expressing his Ju-lief that the con
vention would be a complete .suceei-s If
every ib-legate would lend his co-operation
to the ofiieers.
.Ii'.ige Ilarnison announced trie com
mi. tie on order of business and the
committee withdrew to eousnlt.
Nominations were then made, fur tho
vice presidents, four in number. Th
convention unanimously re-elected Doe
tors Lansing. Km phym ;md O. F. trj
ory as seeretm ies
Pri'Milent Unrni-on then Int'-oduced
Commissioner lloss, who made a brief
address of welcome.
Dr. C. a Me:.. lows, of the .district con
ference, spoke lu welcome in behalf of
tho Wash'ngton churches. He w:is fol
lowed by Rev. Dr. .1. It. Sampey of Ken
tucky, of the southern seminary, who
made a ricirinrr address in rcsnous' to
the hettrty welcome extended to the !
Lcptirts on rlfft-rci-t Worh. ;
The committee on onler of business
reported in favor of two missions for to
day, a morning and evening session.
No recommendations were made as to
Monday. Tho report was adopted and
a commit tee was appointed to arrange
for memorial service to be held Sunday
in memory of Dr. Itroadus.
itev. Dr. II. L. Morehouse, corres
ponding secretary of the American
liaotist Home Missionary society, wns
invited to the platform and made an I
extended address on the subject of j
work to be done among the colored j
people in the south. I
Ue ports were then called for. T. P. !
Hell, corresponding secretary and tresis- j
urer ot ine ammtii renooi board, pre
sented his report. It showed that the
receipts have been 53.034, as against
?4s.5:;r last year.
The work of the foreign missions
board was presented by R. T. Willlng
hti in, corresponding secretary, and re-fei-red
to committee on papal fields,
psgan fields, nnd financial policy. The
total nmonnt given for the ciuse in the
past yenr was over Pii.'fl,(0(). hut cx
Viens- s for collecting it in the tto ro
' .K. .v- uc tie- ooira to
5rl2."i.4i7. This was more Tiy 520,009
than the receipts of the previous year.
Matlst!.- of the rnnwntcjn.
I. T. Tccht-uor reported for the Home
Mission board as follows: Missionaries, ,
increase 41, and more tnan In any
year of the board's history. Baptized
5.9J1-. Increase 1.451, and ."i? more than
have been baptized in nr.y one vear
since the organization of tne conven
tion. Cash receipts ''.. H, being 51.1,
3C'J. larger than last year.
The general statistics of the conven
tion were given In a compilation made
by Secretary La using Burrows. It
showed the following totals: District
associations Vri; ordained ministers
SV.I07; churches 17, SO:'.: members 'white)
1.4:'.!. 041; colore 1 churches !-',w:;s; uiem-
OerSMO leiloi.Jt); narcirate tnembur-
After tiie read
the convention a
ng 'if these reports
journed until even-
The convention -Jict
7:o'J o'clock, at v.-hio'i
of the coaiaiitte-.' on
the hori!'.1 r; jsioaa'-y
ccive.l ami ratith'..'
hist evening at
t-.m.; the report
VH'iety uf rtc
cf all in Leavening Power. Latest U.S. Gov't Report
A SEW SWIBDLE
which the people of the South
are resenting, is the efforts of
some to soil them imitations for
tha real Simmons Liver Regu--hfor,
because they make more
money by tho imitation ; and
ihey care little that they swindle
tho people in selling them an
inferior article. It's the money
tiiey are after, and the people can
look out for themselves. Now
lliis id just what the people are
dohi, and merchants are naving
a hard time trying to get people
to tako the etuiT they offer them
in place of Simmons Liver Reg
ulator which is the "King of
Liver Medicines," because it never
fails to givo relief in all liver
troubles. Be sure that you get
-Simmons Liver Regulator. You
know it by MSgteij the same
old stamp TfmstM of the Red
Z on the fj V&y P ac ka ge.
It h a e :'VJ never fail
ed you, t?lJ- and people
who have Wt4L' been per
Ktial(Kl to take something else have
always como back again to The
Old Friend. Better not takeany
thni else but that made by J. IL
Zei li.v & Co., Philadelphia.
WEEK'S NEWS CONDENSED.
The lMckaaw'a Dual Government.
Dkknisos, Tex., May 1L The nat
ional courts have convened at TIsho
mingo, the capital of the Chickasaw
nation, with a state of affairs existing
which may precipitate civil war. There
are two sets of ofiieers throughout,
from Judge down, and a clash seems
certain, as both sides arc obstinate and
do not seem Inclined to yield In tho
least. The factions are heavily armed.
A single shot fired means a bloody
feud. The governor's ofFer of medita
tion has been rejected.
Son Antonio Want the Fight.
f.iTii.E Hoi k, Ark., May 11. Oeorge
Walker of tho San Antonio, leaso oi
Little Hock and several Texas theatres,
received authority yesterday from citi
zens of San Antonio to offer a purse- of
S50, (WO for the C'orbott-Fitzsimmons
tight. It is proposed to havo tho fight
take place In Laredo, Mexico, where
non-lntcrfcrencc ia guaranteed.
Dnpont l-luwar'H Hfinntor.
Dovkh, Del., May 10. The joint nea
sion of the legislature failed to elect a
United States senator and at 3 o'clock
yesterday afternoon the two bodies ad
ourned sine die. Speaker McMullIn
of tho house declared II. A. Dnpont
elected senator. McMullins declara
tion will, It is claimed, give ground for
a contest in the United States senate.
tonthcrn Mnp'.int Convention.
Washington, May 10. TnorouTnorh
Baptist convention assembled here thiij
morning. It is tho semi-centennial
meeting of tho convention, nnd thia
fact alone would make it one of the
most interesting in the life of tho or
ganization since it heparated from the
northern branch of the church, in 1845.
MethotflKt AVoman'H Hoard of M Iiwlooa- i
Mfkioian, Miss., May 11. Tho wo
man's board of foreign missions of tho
Methodist Fpiscopal Church South to
bo composed of delegates from every
state in the union where the denomi
nation is organised and a number of
missionaries from foreign fields, con
vened in this city today.
A MothcrH'a Innan I'lcty.
cVokank, Wash., May 18. The insane
wife of Xewton Itngg, a rancher resid
ing near Chatteroy, built an altar In
the woods near the house, on which she
bound her two-year-old child prepara
tory to roasting it alive. She was offer
ing a prayer for her sacrifice when her
husband arrived and rescued the child.
Thurston still Minister.
Washington, May It. Despite an
almost general lellcf to tho contrary
Mr. Lorran A. Thurston is still recog
nized by the .state department as min
ister from Hawaii. The diplomatic list
for May, an official issue of the depart
ment, contains his naaie, with the sin
gle word "absent" after It.
Will Hot Arrt iit th (iovtrnor.
Topkka, Kan., May Pi. County At
torney Sn fiord announced yesterday
that ho would not cause a warrant to
be issued on the complaint of . W.
Powers, charging Governor Morrill
with having obtained money out of the
state treasury bv false pretenses.
Ex-Cvernr Chase Dead.
IXMAXAi'OLis, May 13. Ex-Governor
Ira J. Chase died last evening at Luliec,
Me. Th p.iwvi' i h i . ,
nearly two months ngo. to conduct
evangelistic services. He had been suf
fering from erysipelas.
Mra. Ciovcrnor lirosn I)ad.
IlAi.TiMonE, Md.. May 13. Mrs Frank
j Brown, wife of the governor, died at
j the Benuert Hotel Saturday morning
at o'clock, after an illness of three
weeks, of a complication of kidney and
I H-,... -.,Kl
The ratal Word.
"Jly darlinj?,'! he exclaimed, raptor
cjnsly, "How brilliant yon aro. Yon
fairly or bristle with ideas."
ine mcago girl drew herself up
to her full height and brushed hiio
haughtiiy uide as sle swept out of tlue
j "Vim Moin to forget" she turned on
j lu-r h-.-.l ft the door nwl faced him
j "that I cannot bro: any reference to
ray lather s businesh.' Is. . World
Mrs. Bacon "h is terrible down
at your boarding home. You can
never get any hot water." Mr.
15acon--"Oniy we have soup, my