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Wi: never ibid such a pret
ty assortment and as cheap,
jute Riii;s, 2x3 feet, only
While Bed Spreads.
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;sra;;i d by our success in our wonderful Lace
vve V, iH open this week a larger assortment tlian
and at prices that must move them quickly.
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ti-.e i'c ii-i, nits above iianicd, if they
Co lo oi'S yubm your ci.'.inty, to be ;hi1
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X the loarth Momhiy liclpre
tii. m-: Mi. u.i iv oi" M.m-h, i -V, and
"n"wer l!n- rompi.-nnt which wid'be (h;-po-n
--.! id t!,. oirh-,. .d:hv Clerk of the
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i!i- iln.Y t- .s .:' .;.ii.l term, and :
; t t;.. s..j.l r'.-h-nd.oif; t.-.k- notice liiat
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'Aitlim Cie true reip.ered bv law. the '
phcn'ilN ! ! :;;!; to lhe relief le- i
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I i !.'HK AND !.()!' F( J SALK !
eb.oii.san.1 I'.-.titry; lot hieh and
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AI'YA'NCi". Oi 1- iCi:. ;
Children Cry for
and the quality as good as
Cool Underwear.
Ladies Ribbed Vests, 5c.
each better than any we
have had before at Sc.
Ladies Ribbed Vests
Silk, at 50c. each. You
will notice we have made
a l'r jump from 5c. to 50c.
We have all the interme
diate prices, but space for
bids their mention.
Gents Baibriggan Shirts
and jrauze. We call your
special attention to our 2 sc.
quality. You will find them
in other houses at 37c.
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I orciionucc Bargain!
DOur, UilLi Ovj!.
Primal "Dal
a '.ons
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j "So RushiT has ;ot ;i J! :if last
tjj J ond'- r is it that one with the
j sleeping car company?" I ?uess
j n, , east l0(1 n,e l!t-! struck
a comfortable lcrth. Uatlilo Cou-
1 '-u'' svivant ir! is very
j pious, I, "Yes. If she was
! as e: hi-ful aiM.-nt the crockery as slic
'is aixiiit the ten conmiandinents she
' u-oi(i ie a jewel. New Yoi k Press.
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J'.fiiise-;, Sous, t'Uvrs, Salt Kliemn,
j i.Vcr Sun-s, Teller, Chaopvil Han..!s,
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, tioiis, au! -.:,k?i.-!v cures 1 lies, or no
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j.rfc.,-i satifuciin. r ntotx.') n faiule .1.
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j HarK-Uve.
j F;nksl)ocs you. lv:fc ta!i in hcr
j sleep-? Links I never staycil awake
: to iiiiil out, Suit unless sleep makes an
j entire change in her nature 1 should
j say s!ie did. Detroit Free Press.
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j 1 he fact that Mrs. Lease is an
: accomplished hypnotist may account
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101 ah . i.ease. c uicao inoune.
McKinloy 1111.14111 ic a lively can-
iff ii l-.r -ir(i not 10 i-b.t;-! T 1 fl 11 1
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Pitcher's Castona,
Current Nawn for tho Vv7cok
Throuchout tho State
The Cotton Crop Kt-portx Gniomlly Vn
favoraftln Tlit; I luiitlnS Late.
OHht liitiM-estitiif Newi
Throucliout tho State.
Uai.kioh, May 17. Th reports
which come in ahont the- cotton crop
are Jill unfavnrnli The plants look
weak and sic'j. Six or soven tkiys
more ni g-txxl weather will he noeessary
o co-iU)hte Uu: planting. Cotton seo.l
oulit all to bo in the ground by Miy
10 at tlie latest, ami so they are in or-ditiiii-y
yours. Farmers tell me they
never know the planting to he as hito
as it in this season, never saw the seed
perilunate so slowly or saw so hirjfo a
proportion of the crop to be replanted.
It lias been the wettest find coldest
p priii r sinee that of 1NC.7.
t'utHlliliilcH in Noi-ih ar-.!l:iH K,iU-cl t.
tHto 'l'hi-lr KxpciHiis.
Ashkvu.1..':, N. C, Mny is. The hist
lepi.. latere p iss.-d a law that all eui-.di-da'.es
for oil ice, whether successful or
not, should fiie .statements of election
expenses within ten days from the iiay
of the election. This clause in th-. law
whs only discovered by the municipal
oiTicers yesterday, and the ten days
since the last municipal election ex
pired lust nip-lit. The result may prob
ably he that the old municipal oliiccrs
will hold over.
I State n'pillcnl A... 1 i! u.n I l i t, OHIikt
Mci-tH Ncit ut WIiikIoii.
(ror.Dsnouo, N. c., :Iay 17. The tnte
heal Association at its afterncKm
session yesterdny elected otlieers for
the ensuing year: President, K. L.
l'ayne, Lexington; vice presidents, S.
I). Ilooth, tixford: J. 1'. Munroe. Da
vidson; .J. A. Ihirrougl-.s, Ashoville: J.
E. (irimsley. Snow i'd: seeretary, li.
1. Je-.iitt, Wilmington: treasurer, M.
1. Terry, Macon. Winston was chosen
as the next place of milling.
Hoy Mall IIoI.Imt A rr"ft4-1.
Asiii- vn.Lr.. N. C. May is. William
Green, colored, aged fourteen, was ns
rcsted for robbing United States mails.
He was messenger between the post
(l'iee and Kcnelworth Inn. abstracted
checks and money orders aggregating
5?-i,5O0 It is not known that (ireen nt-j
tempted to cash the checks and money j
Ooveriior Kvaim In Nnr'h Cnrolina.
Wii..m.vo rox, N. C. May is. Gov-!
ernor hvans and Ae.ju'ar.t (Jenerai !
atts, of jMiuth ( ari.hna. nrrived in
this city yesterihiy during the uiter-n.-xjn.
In with some of the
j prominent citizens of Wilmington they
went to t ngntsville S-uim, returning
late last night.
The state Episcopal convention was
held last week' at Morganton.
A little son of Mr. M. li. Whitfield, of
l'ilt., was killed by lightning.
The Ilnvidsoii liispatch is thirteen
years old. It is a square and exceliont
newspa per.
.Sixteen companies of the state guard
was in lialei rii on tho C'Jth at tlic mon
ument unvi-ilin.r.
The grand chapter of the Royal Arch j
masons met hist week in i Hirham and
adjourned to meet next in Newberne. j
Mr. T. 1'. Jcrmitn. cashier of tho Mcr- j
cliants and. Farmers bank. Raleigh was :
maried Thursday to Miss Isabclle Da-!
vidson Montgomery, at Concord.
i.eginning on r about June -J5th the
Statesville Lan.iiii.irk will issue semi
weekly instead of weekly, without
change in Lhe subscription price I p-.M-year.
Mayor Caldwell bus resigned s one
of the school commissioners of Stntes-
vil'.e and Editor Clark, of tho Land- 1
mark, lias been elected by the board of !
aldermen to dill the vacancy. j
The Gaston ia !fi:.ctte says Mi's. Ruf.
Fite. of South l'oint, Gdstoti county,
t'.io'.ped dcai; t her home at.out two
o'clock iiist Siitttrday after:-.ii. She
j was ttbout thirty yeurs of age, i:nd
leaves a hiishaud and f.;'.ir children.
Ki-fi-rr'.Dj; to the Kltuntloii at rriwnt lii
tho 1'iitmcTto sirlt,.
Wasiiin-oi-ox. May 10. il.w-'-enator
M. t". Kutler. of South (hiroiiita is in
the city on private business but will
doubtless take an opportunity to drop
into the supreme court of the I'uited
states, as ,- sjiocttitor o tho er'."orts of
Attorney tiencral to induce
tlie court to t:iUe up tlie habeas eurou .
case involving the fnte of dispensary
law in that state. W'iien asked yester
(iay if there was much excitetueut iu
South Ccrolina over the di.-ci.-.:ons of
United States .Judges Uolr an.;
Simonton in the registrtion ue. 1 dis-.-eii-ssiry
laws, Kx i-e:iiitor Ibitur replied:
No. not tlmt 1 know- of. Wtu u I left people
were In ijuioscciit state. 1 disi-eVi-n-d no
siens of revoldtjou or war. ex.-cjit wit": (Jj.-.-er-r.or
Kviiiis ii:i:: few of li is coterie, ile seems
tube ill a tiirciii-- stale of eruvtion.
In respect (o the suggesting that the
legislature and state oiiieials in their
construction of the registration ; iws
had in view the peim.-sricnt disfran
chisement of the negroes in order to
prevent negro supremacy Sunn tor Sut
ler said:
There was no i'.n;:er whatever of that con
dition urisitu;. They are sutisitcd from their
oxperioiiee it the ret-onstrut-ti !i ;-. riod that
th. y nre not yet pren oo I to t;.ke et-.:,i -e of the
irovcrieni'lit. ii'ii t!e.-y ito wimt tie. oppoi t uiii
ty of voting for wldtc uic.i in -.vhoTi; tii.-y have
coi;li'le:iec. and t'.i.wi. 1:1,11 arc aui'iir.- th- con
servatives. It is not nc:ro svin-ciancy th't
woi rlcs these Kcntiemcn so r.:u.-ii a ills th-j
po.ssible downfail of 'Ti:.f .slip; ; in cjy."
llmloroe the S- i-n.l J.n y oiivrntloie
Wilminotos. X. C. May l.-"..-Atal
meeting of the produce, exchange of :
this city held yesterday rcsolations ;
were adopted unanimously indorsing
the Memphis "Bound money' conven-
tion. j
S:tn PVanc'sco wants or.e of the
National Cinyentins; she isn't par
t'cuiar which. She is r.:ie motlest
than some of the other towns, which
want both. Star. i
j The lioycott Kxten.lod.
j Kansas Citv, Mo., May 1-s. The boy-
I cntt nn tlw Armnur PirL-in r...
declared a month afro by the local re
tail butchers association, was vister-
j day extended by the national a.ssocia-
jtion to include Chicago, St. Louis and
i iionvtr, with the intention of spread-
! inff it all over the United State unless
j the dil?erences in Kansas City should
ne nnjusten. "iho Ux;al difrerenccs aro
I due to drayag-e charges and the inain
i tenance of retail stores at the packing-
I o I'plzp 1-lghttsij; In Vlrclniii.
Richmond, Va., May 17. The gov
ernor says there will be no prize lijjht
itijr in Virginia. Governor O'Ferrell
j was asked yesterday about the rumor
j that, the proposed prize fi.'-ht between
j Corbet t and Fitzsimmons would be
pulled oir' nt Jackson City. He
laua-hed at tho idea :ind said that the
people miht rest assured that there
would be no such exhibition in Virginia
as lonj; as he was R-overnor.
North Caroiina Cr.p l.-tm itr,.1.
Ralkioh, May 17. There was frost
yesterday morning over perhaps two
thirds of the statu. It was heavier here
than that Monday morning. The cold
winds which have blown steadily since
Sunday morninjr are doinp- more dam
age to the crops, particularly cotton,
than the frosts. Many of the farmers
are quite despondent, and have cause
to be no as the cror outlook is bad.
8le of the Van Winkle Gin l'lant.
Atlanta, May 1(1. The Van Winkle
i'in and Alachinery company's plant
was sold yesterday to Capt. W. W.
Moyd for r.s,iH0. Twenty acres of
hind are included in the purchase-. Air.
E. Van Winkle was the principal bid
der against Capt. Uoyd 'The property
was sold under order of court to satis
fy a ruortpupe held by the American
Trust and Banking company.
Three V-:ii for Attempting Siorliif,.
Ni w Youii, May 1-.. Iiecoider Golf
yestcr.lny sentenced Henry W. Rail,
DO years old. to three years" imprison
ment in Mates prison tor attempting
suicide. Kali was found on M::y '( lust
in O-ntral I 'ark with a bullet hole, in
his head, which ho admitted h: had
ir.llicted in an attempt to commit, sui-cid-i.
Admiral Meado VMI1 he Retired. !
W'Arin.MOToM. Mny I. The president j
has decided to comply with Admiral
Mende's request to be placed on the
se'ired iht and that otiicor's active ca
reer will be terminated on Mond:;y
iu-:t. Ao order retiring a nav:il oilieer
docs no? relieve him of responsibility ;
for nny acts while on duty or since his
detachment. i
New York It iHkct i'urtorlcf) rSoxi.
Di .MCiiiii. N. Y.. May is. (virg to
the ruin of the grape crop, sixteen
grape basket factories in Chant:: uqua
county have closed down, throwing
twelve hundred men out of employ
meut. Merchants who have been ill
owing credit to grape growers, taking
as security the prospective grape crop
of "05 are in trouble because of tho
crop failure.
I'itubiirtt Stiner Oailo-1 Out.
fii i-sm-KG. Fa., May is. At yester
day's convention of coal miners of
rir.tsb-.irg district it was resolved almost
unanimously to immedi-.tcly caii out
every miner working iu the district
irrespective of tho wages th.'y may be
receiving. There are nearly -i0,0i''j
miners in the district. About , ,f
this number are working under seal-.,
Vanhinutnn Lndl-.-s Dound for Atiuv.ti.
Wawh.niitipx, May is.- A committee
of Washington representing the
National domestic rcicrce association
left this city last night for Atlanta to
inaugurate a department in connection i
with the exposition. The committee
consists of Miss Morton, chairman : Mrs. !
Wilkins. Mrs. Cabell,
Mrs. Wilkinson.
dii-s Humlin, and
Iieilucln Southern Oil ' fit:ip;iny' l-took.
Nkw Youit, May Pi. The plan for
reducing the capital stock of the South
ern Cotton Gil company, to S2.Oii.VW0
has been favorably received by the
shareholders und between so and IM
per cent, of the stoi k has atrea-it- given
consent. The company will then be in
a strong financial position.
l-argeat -r.tton ililll ii
St. LoviS, Mo., M
ii Mexico Hurried,
ny I'!. A special
trom .Monterey, Jl.'x., says that the j
Lafiimu cotton mills, silnatcd near !
there, were destroyed by tire last Mon
day night. They wore the largest in
Northern Mexico and the loss is placed i
at 125.000. A company of Monterey:
capitalists owned the mills. i
Tho National Flute Frlnton l iuo.i.
Hoston, Mass.. May is. National
riate Printers Union closed its two
days' annual convention in this city yes
terday. Routine business was trans
acted and ollicers elected. It was vot
ed that the nest convention be hei.l in
Washington on the second Monday in
May, Ifj'Jil.
Will Sny Nothing of tiov. Ctoiir' C in-rt. !
Ai-iiKViLi.K, X. C, May 17. The L'ni- !
ted States court finished its labors here ;
yesterday and today Judge Simonton ;
goes to Flat Koch, this state, his sum- I
mer residence. The judge declined to t
comment on the pronuuci;:mento t.-f !
Governor Cvnus of Smith Carolina. i
i i!ii;ust rin:i r,xji.ii!cioii I-ckvp Tor uim. ,
Jacksonvii.i.i:, l-'la., Mny IS. At Key j
West I-'hi., it is sai 1 a filibasterimr ex- 1
pedition left for Cub;!, -while the In
fanta I .valid was delained in quaran
tine ut Ttimp.i. Tbe n port comes from
n reli.ible source and seems to be well
Will I-til li!i 4 Uni.j t'niiMi In lii1ian;.
LAi'onr;:, Lid.. May X. syndicate
of Chic.-. go ci.pi-ali.ts is :ierroti:iting
for the purchase of live huclrett itcres
of hind Its We tCeesfi :- I'or
ter cotsiity, 1 lie miimate pu.-.oe beit.g
to estubii.-h i r.iee
liffls Tor tho fish nrt FNtwcics l.cll.inif:. '
Washington. May is. j$i,is wore j
opened at the United States lish com
mission on May 1" for the erection c
the United States building for fish and
ilsheries at the Cotton Stales find Ir. ter- i
national grounds at Atlanta, (hi. The j
bidders were as follows: R II. IVctc .i-
Co.. Atlanta, (hi..
A- Walker. Atlanta, ihi
820.1 .-: liood
i? 1:2. WW; i'eteri
& Caul, W ushington, I). C, i7..")l2,
Children Gryfoil
Silvor Advocates of tho Vv'c-st
Form the "Bimetallic Union."
j Tho 'uy'-ete Org-anizntina tffccto.i una
Uelvgmem Appolatoct Jo the 31. 111
phl Cfnv'i!tlu h plrlt of the
Rt'8a. t.tcoiiM At!t;ptt.(l.
Salt Lake Citv, Utah, May is. The
silver conference yesterday engaged in
an animated debate over the name
of the permanent organization. Mauy
delegates favored "honest money
union;" still others "silver union." but
Governor Prince objected to confining
the movement to one of the metals stat
ing that the west was as favorable to
gold as to silver and Ids motion to call
the organization "the bimcttallic
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uiiiou was unanimously auoptel. ifte
iving resolutions were adopted:
.'e.-l that ei ..-::nizut:.iu b- c:o t.-'d
.Mli.'i ri'.n niniet!lic Union.
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J. Ils
the (; -.(
si;ill hi- to uii-uiej4to th"- v:iu-
Inswe o.' :,i;v
una the rcst.-Tisrii n ot
v r ;;i the ruii.. ui f. M 1
"f (1.-i-.i:i;,-!:ts, tile h"i.;a;j ol
t- :iit'." '"P.-iiitc' menus.
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1 .-.i..lil hi;.'.- iifi i-X.-:-tlive i.riai
..I e:i. . iu. i:-.N r trn'n furh of
.ii - !m.i icrrit. -i-irs tnvi'.en to
s 'a l.'.-li .-.!(:. 11 liuve i-'ii-.i-,'.- -f Its
im si.i.e;- shall constitute- u
.-'i:.!iiitt. :.
4. O'.ht r Mittrs aiiti icrrUorkta m be ron
Divti;n i:h tr.-o uaiun l.v u vot, of a. inuinritv
I of nil
i..i-.:ili(iis of ti e i xe.-utivii co.-r.niii tee
and s;!!:ll tlu-r, foro bo entitled to reprrseiit.i-t!-.a
is Uie executive coiiunitict-.
5 i ;i i vcry -.lite nn.l t rrit-n-y cunnecled
i'"i:h the uiiiini tlierc shall I n .-':t.- -,-r l:ri
t' li.U i-..!iiu.!tti'0 oi!Sitiii! ot live or inrre
luiiiitxrs with x.-.ver to !.U v::c!-iii-ie.s and add
to t.K-ir i, niix-i. Th.-K.- ,-.-i!i;!.iiU'i'
il bn
n;.!'('lii'.'-'l ui il: .... ittst pinee at this ci.nferpin-o.
.V l. r.'l:ll !:' the (iu! y of lb-; stiive or tfi-rito-riii
iHiniiiiittee t., the uec. ssnry funds
lei ituri j ir.;r on the !.;. , i of the uiiieii i:nd in
evei-j pr-i;cr to :id In tho f urtUi-ntnco of
thiii..- ohje.-ts.
T 'i'lu- in. ;iil : rs of th.- X'.euli oo?TimiUee
f'.r . t.t!.to or territory shall ho elirtod nn
nini.y !.y th; slut" ci- lerrilorial leiiei.itue.
'I he chairiniiit appointed delegates to
attend the bimetallic league conven
tion to he held at Memphis beginning
June 1 1 t!i, next.
South i Hroli.iH- i:k.i.ii-ir l.nv 1'nri-loci
lo tlx. III!. tier Hody. j
Coi.t .Mi.ii, H. C., May 17. The dis-j
pensary law i-.j now on its way to the j
United States supreme court. A few
d.iys ago Const.;. bjo Reach disobeyed (
United states ledge Simonton's order
of injunction it the case, he having
held th.'t no one could if::erfere with
liquor shipped into the st:. to that the
law was unconstitutional in so fur as it
interfered with interstate commerce,
lie wis arrested and put in j:;il for con
tempt. Attorney General R.irber left
here yesterday for Washington to make
application before the United States
supreme court for a writ of In.beas cor
pus. The state expects by this mcth.xl
to get the entiro cu.-e heard y xv
United States supreme court in the
next tkventy days.
Secretary I.m-coit Sot to Give Way to Mr.
Out hvait, of Ohio.
'V.idiiiSKWX. May 17. " here is the
ber-t authority for saying thut there is
no probability in the story that tomes
from Lolumbus, Ohio, that ex-Ui-presen-tative
Jos. II. 0;!th-.v:.-te, of Ohio, will
succeed Colonel Lauior.t as secretary of
war. Mr. Guthwaitc is now in I hi rope,
but is expected to return to ihis coun
try July 1. It is snid positively' :.t tho
war depai-tmetit that : Store toy Lamont
wili serve out his full term unless some
thing unforeseen prevents. Secretary
Lamont answered a .question as to the
truth of the report with a smile. :nd
nothing more. His friends say for him
that lie will certainly .stay where he is
throughout the ader.nistration.
To ll-.-oim l'rosldetit of thi 1'irst National
r.anV. of Nmhvllte.
Namivillk, lenn.. May 20.- It is nn
open secret here that Herman Just';,
who for several months p-ast has been
urging the directors of the First Nat
ional bank of Nashville to recent his
resignation as president, will soon be
relieved, and thnt Mate Treasurer K.
li. Crnig will he bin successor. It is
said thnt Mr. Craig has agreed to ac
cept the position, and lias or will soon
tend-. r his resignnt ion as Ktate treasur
er to tiov. 'i uriu-y.
OM IH0t.lnl.111 Ti-Ji.-k Xrjiri:),ri siilVe)-il on
Account of 'o'.l ititm.
Nonroi.K, Va., May Is. The truok
! farmers of this section have sci"ercd
: very seriously on necouut of cold rains,
i licporis to the Virginian from ail sce
! tior.s of the state is 1o tin.- effect that
! potatoes, eabbro-e, per.s etc., have been
i damaged possibly twenty-live per cent
i find in certain sections the loss will
' reach forty per cent. The fruit crop
; has also been seriously injured. Tbe
; loss cannot be cstim:; led. It is impo.s
! sible to estimate the loss in, and
; ceiits.
V. H It Vj ori
ti:ry llo.iert'! Apiiiny,
, Mav IT. It is now eeri-
Vi',v :iy.iifix, M
ernlly believed in
cles and among of
She. Mctide. incide;
;:'!miiiist r
iccrs of the
lion cir
lavy tliat
it is closed, and that
the Admiral is not likely to be called
up before a court martini. Secretary
Herbert's scmi-otlieial statement of tho
aiitiir is generally regarded ns aruorecr
less abject apology for tho unusual
manner in which Meade was treated by
tlie navy department.
This statement from the secretary
leaves Meade's action in far better light
than it would have been otherwise.
Gov. Turuejr t aiifl tho F.nlru Session.
Xashvili.e, May 16. Cov. Turney
yesterday afternoon issued a formal
proclamation for the extra session of
the legislature, to convene Monday,
May 27. The matters mentioned in tlie
call for considcrn tion are the appropri
ation bill, the rever-ne- bill, the peni
tentiary bill, a bill to require voters to
register less olten, a bill creating
levee districts in West Tennessee, and j
a mil 10 regulate state minus,
Iiiilcd With Itclicht
Col.. V
ported between !
j here and Raton, N. M. This is tho !
irst snow or rain in this section for j
liaitlky raontns and it is hailed with '
delight by stock growers and others.
Pitcher's Castoria.
k. i.Say is. Accordinjr to
I Senator-elect Stephen H.
L-Ikiiis, of
it the Wal-
West Viriiinia. who U
dorr hotel, th
republKjun party will
roi, into the democracy of the south.
Mr. Eikin's idea is to secure a thor
oughly national organization of the ro
pui.hean party instead of having as
heretofore the North apainst the .South.
To secuie this he would select a south
ern repuchcan as as vice-presidential
candidate and thus recognize the ni- j
iiint ligh that republicans in that sec
lion are. now making. Judge Coif, of
V.ct Virginia, is his preference for
the place, Mr. Elkin says.
The silver question, ho declares, will
adpist itself. Ho is in favor of the gov
ernment estublishinp a parity between
gom ana silver nt a ratio of 10 to 1 or !
20 to 1, or whatever it deems
! nnrl tht'n maintaining that parity.
! Mr. Elkin .l.u.j r,f tl,:,.!, ... :
-'r- r-'Klri does not think a stmio-ht
gold man will be .selected as the candi
date of the. republican party next cam
paign, but that a compromise candidate
will be chosen. I If did not, he avers,
come to New York to m..-t ov. Occi
dent ihin
ison, and he does not think
Hint ?..r. liarrisonii giving the presi
dential nomination a single thought.
niT.-io.-i, it he saw cleerly that he wa i
wanted the cx-pre-ilent would no
doubt listen to the call o! his party.
Hundred I'eonle Made Ilonieleaa.
Lohb lhrc-Qa:trter of a .Million.
St. Alhana, Vt.. May 20. The most
disastrous tire which has ever occurred
here, or that has ever visited Vermont.
I yesterday afternoon laid waste a creat
! P"nion of tho business section of this
; .own. Ihe h re started at 3 o'iock in
j the lumber yard of XV. li. Fonda, and a
j liitrh south wind caused the llames to
j enter the very heart of the town. In
I five minutes the lire was raging in a
dozen different places, and the fire com
panies were powcriess. The loss is
estimated at three-quarters of a million
dollars. Fully five hundred people uro
tonight without shelter. Forty busi
ness places were destroyed, together
with at least one hundred tenements,
to say nothing of other places.
The tiames are now under control,
but are being steadily watched to pre
vent a. second outbreak.
ItrndstrcotK 1 (mrt. for the Week
landed. K'h-o uruci"C.
Ni-:w Yoniv, May 1;. llradstreets to
day says :
(.eaei;ii trade i on-litioas throuj.-ho'it tho
i (ouatiy i-oni:n-,i;" i;iii:c favorable. A-tsvitv
In .-;ici-ul::tiV!' and iuvosoneiit eirr-les has ex-cce.l.-'l
that ia mer: handise lines, hut ra'.im
riiaite ia the r havi i:i nenrly nil instances
beon retiiiii.'it.
Wool, n coeds iiiiinufiii-tuii.-is. even with or
diTs for scveiul in .tilhs to io:rn .'ire not na
tfcii.aiint' ants, us pricps for wool at the in-t.-rior
ine :il.oy- a purity with tjuouilioas nt
the sec beard, and lower prices are looked for.
Heaviest vransaoti. iss continue ia Australians.
Tlin wvalUer lias letai-ilod Hhearii.sf. KUode
lKlnn.t i4-...ol1u itjuriiifi, suy tne dctuand
K largely for the c-h.-a:..-T srudes. Anion? the
laore favor.iMc e iituies of the situation i4re
haul! (-lc:..ria-v tlm a;:r";.-at.c for the week tic
ii!K L it's -r 0 or threo p r cent mere than
last week, when the totul was the heiiviest
fc-laee the s'corn1 week of June. lsiw.
The entire region from Hoston to Kansas
City. Omaha, alio Mi.u'n r&!N. S. I)., and south
to the liuif. i.-port.-i oumuito to curly vcto
Mcs .in-.i fruit fr. ia :!;i- late .-.eveic cold weath
er. It lias alsi. .: hucliud sales of tin; seasoimhlc
.othusiiiNtie Meetiiu on lhi
In NhhIivIUo.
XAsn vn.i.K, Mny '(.- There was a
meeting at the chamber of commerce
Sntni-ihiy n'.olit of reprcs?ntative busi
ness men to decide tlie fate of the ccn
tennial expositon. It was the most en
thusiastic meeting yet held on tlie sub
ject, and it was unanimously determin
ed thnt the exposition must be held.
It was stated that the question was not
whether the exposition would be held,
but whether it would be held ut Xash
vilic or Memphis or Chattanooga. The
unanimous decision was to have tlie
exposition in Nashville, even if David
son county had to put up all the build
ings without any help.
Thr Ion rirfwlml an,l Of!!, era
Ar ia.-eicd.
AioCsta, (hi., May IS The Augusta
Lithograph company wns organized
las., night by eleeVing the following of
licers: President. Mr. W. E l Plutt; sec
retary ami treasurer, Charles M Collin;
manager, W. il. Correll. The board of
directors is composed of solid business
men. The company's plant is nil reudy
and fully equipped to do a fine line of
lithograph work. They will begin op
erations at once.
The htrilin Will Not Mirrrrd.
Iha-KKII IT).-'. W. Va., May 20. It has
been definitely settled that operations
will be resumed in four of the largest
West. Virginia mines tomorrow. Mili
tia nre in readiness, but ifovernor
MeCor'- " will not let them move until
btrilcers actually attach tho works. If
these operations go along successfully
the strike cannot succeed.
Oniirl: r Million Z ir: in Nova Kcotli. j
Haukax. X. S., Mny io. Fire yes- j
terdsiy destroyed the long wharf freight
sheds and coaling pier at Richmond, j
In tlie shei'.s were sixty head of cattle,
all of which were burned to death, j
J c.e total loss was nearly quarter of a
mi. ho:
1 dollars and being government!
ty, there was no insurance. !
ViiiitRoaii ry l):T. r a Denial.
Mo.n r.iouKKv, Ala., May 14. The re
port sent out from this place as to re
cruiting soldiers for Cuban insurgents
is based more on the correspondents
mind than on facts. There was a ru
mor of an agent being here a few days
ago. but no one can be found who
T..-. .-s pr.vtbimr about it.
Ilooth Klpctcil Moderator.
PiT-rsnvKo, Pa.. May 17. Notwith- j
standing the well laid plans of the j
Presbyterian League of Liberals and
Mild Conservatives, tho out-and-out i
a.iu-i.i.s un-n were successful yester-
duy in electing their candidate for rood- !
erator of the 107th general assembly, !
Rutgers church. New York city'.
nev. ur. ixoneri kussp iinoth r.
The Interstate Orlll Clones.
MfcMrms, Term., May 20. Hut two
moredat sof the great interstate drill
and emcaniDment. which
Progress ia this citv since the 11th re-
main. All competitions have been com-
P'eted and the decisions of the judges
j will break.
wui oe renuerea tomorrow, when camp
New Yon:
Read Tiik Advance, fi a year,
Tho North
The Veil Fulloil Aside by the Little Unud
I)Hnhter of fctomwiU Jaeksuu.
The Monument the Work
of the Lnaies.
Ralkioh, N. C, May 20. Fifteen
thousand people are in Raleigh today
the largest gathering since the cere
monies over the body of Jefferson
Davis, when on its voyago to Rich
mond's Holly wood to witness the un
veiling of tho Confederate monument.
The beautiful structure in granite
stands at the head of Fayetteville
street, fronting the Capitol square. It
stands as a monument not to the
North Carolina's Confederate dead, but
to tho untiring devotion and zeal of
i the woman's memorial association, of
l this statu. It is the largest, ami in
many respects the handsomest struet-
ures of its kind in tho south, and was
j -"eiited with funds raised by the ladies.
j aim u siaie appropriation ot ?iu,uuu se-
i cured by their influence.
l rominent men itom every section
i oi the state are tn-re today, find over
four thousand veterans are in the pa-
rade. The military of the entire state
j are in line, the largest military pro
cession ever neni in iorth Carolina.
A program of imposing ceremonies
will he carried out a I the unveiling this
nfteruooii, and little Julia Jackson
Christian, of Charlotte, grand-daughter
of Stonewall Jackson will draw the
veil aside.
Touching Bcrvtce liokil In All tin. rtiurcho
By tho ItaltigatPK, on Suioliy.
Dallas, Tex., May 20. Ail the pnl
pits were filled yesterday by the min
isters of the assembly. The principal
sermon hy Dr. Hemphill, the modera
tor, who occupied tho First church.
His sermon is spoken of as a most
touching and impressive discourse, on
he sympathetic nature of Christ.
Dr. IVyton Hogc. of Wilmington, X.
C, who occupied the pulpit of the Dak
Clilf Presbyterian church also preached
u notable sermon. On the text Heb. 4
ii. "The word of God is quick ami
powerful "
Rev. Dr. Mallard, editor of the Xew
Orleans presbyteriau paper was much
complimented on his discourse, as also
was Dr. J. H. Xall, of Xew orlcims.
Dr. Null preached in the htrre Method
ist church
In the afternoon tho First church
was crowded for the annual meet
ing of the. 'ussembly communion Kev. Dr. Richardson of Vir
ginia presided. Tho service was con
cluded by Dr. lioyt, of Georgia, who
spoke feelingly of his affection for the
late Dr. Smith who vv;-s his classmate
111 the theolox-icul seminary. The ex
ercises were very solemn.
Today the assembly will enter on a
much more active session as tlie com
mittees have largely prepared their
Tho Hifllui; to Ik- an Open One With 1'ow.
,r to I-ix lift Own rrofrriim.
Miisiriiis, Tonn., May 20. Consider
ing that on May 2:".l, the hg sound
money convention is to bo opened, and
that already some of the delegates have
begun to arrive, it is surprising that no
scheme or exorcises for the opening of
the niVair has been adopted and no plan
of action has been discussed. The lo
cal committee on arrangements has
taken the view that the convention
shall be an open, one with the power to
tixits own program, select its own tem
porary and pennant oflicers, and do
such other things as appear proper to
it. The only person who is hilled for
a speech is Secretary Carlisle. The
other sneakers will not be known until
the convention is opened.
Cleveland acit
1 1 Ik Mom-J
Views I'iulir
in TflllA.
Wamhxoton, May -J0.-AV. L. Craw
ford, a leading lawyer of Dallas, Tex.,
and one of the best informed men of
that state on t lie political situation, is
in the city. Mr. Crawford is not a poli
tician in any activo sense but lie keeps
in touch with public opinion. "If the
silver men succeed in capturing the
democratic national convention," said
Mr. Crawford to a reporter today -'th
democratic party of Texas will bo split
to pieces. So far as Te'xns is concerned
Cleveland is exceedingly popular, by
far the most popular man in the party
for the oilice he lills. His, ideas on the
financial question just suit the sound
money men of that state."
Fulton (iord:u Slay Vrt ho li:ltl for the '
Ar.luitloti ot Arch Ulmm Itron iu j
Lot lsvil-i.K, May IS. The grand jury '
has finally. decided to investigate the,
killing of Arch Dixon Drown and Mrs. !
Gordon by tho latter's hu.-hund. Fulton '
Gordon. Yesterday the jury ordered
all the witnesses figured in the case
during the examination in the city
court to be summoned to appear in the
jury room next Friday morning. It
was generally believed about the courts
yesterday afternoon that there would
I not be an indictment.
Kx-Krnte Senator Hurl Admitted
CAsrrii, Vyo., May 20. Last evening
the jury selected to try ex-State Sena
tor .loci Hurl, intirdcrcr of William
Milne, his wife's pnr:imour, rendered a
verdict of not guiity. It was proved by
several witnesses that Milne attempt
ed to draw his revolver before Hurl
lo Il.-.lhe -Vas') Tw'niy Vet Our.
Pittkiu !:f;. p., Mi-.y 1". It is re
ported thtit the Piltsburg Class combi
nation wil! advance the waoes fjf their
employees. It is believed the ndvanc
will be twenty p. r cent,
IlighiiLt of all in Leavening Tower. Latest U.S. Gov't Report
r ,J.3 - sVti A-Wi Tm I AJ
The Old Friend
And tho lest frien.l that never
fails you ia Simmons Liver llogu
lator, (tho Ived Z) that'd what
you hoar at the mention of this
excellent Liver medicine, .and
people should not lo persuaded,
that anything else will do.
It id the King of Livor Medi
cines; is bettor than pills, and
takes the place, of Quinine and
Calomel It acts directly on the
Liver, Kidney and Bowels and.
gives now life to the whole sys
tem. This is the medicine you
want. Sold hy all rruggi.ts in
Liquid, or in 1'owder to bo taken
dry or made into a tea.
,? KVr:ilV rACKAKR-e
IS:i Hi.. . stun ,i in rt'il tm u rupprr
.1. II. .KII.IN A :., l',i;lei!.l,:ii. Va.
1 he roD'Inctont Convention Moot In
Away allfornl In
Atlanta, Mny 17. Tlie order of rail
way conductors h:ive selected Los
Angeles. Cab, ns the next place for
holding tho convention. Denver, Dal
las ami L'ucbec uride a tight for it.
The convention hnr. condemned tho
fellow .servants bill introduced in tho
Missouri legislature. L. Si. Collin of
Iowa, president of the home of disabled
railroad employees addressed the con
vention in regard to the
night tlie convention was tendered a
reception by tho railroad Y. M. C. A.
FIRM I-re-lpit,,1 .1 ) .-r Whrm rlmll tha
Ile.'ihiiHrl r.t ho l.oeiiteit.
An.AMA, May is. it develops that
there will be a lively tight t xiay in tho
Order Railway Conductors convention.
testcrdny an effort was mnde to select
some place for permanent headquarters.
l'eona. 111., and Toledo, ()., were tho
most prominent named. Tho conven
tion referred the mutter to a commit
tee to report on two years hence. To
ledo has u delejfntioa here which in
very active and zealous and will en
deavor to have yesterday's action recon
sidered. The convention seems to bo
pretty evenly divided on the question.
At Hest the En,! in N-r With the Vooora-t-lci
VAsjii.n ro.v, .Uy l;. Lx-Secrptarjr
Hugh McCulloch is very ill nt his coun
try home, Holly Hill Farm, Princo
C.eorge's county, Md. He is suffering
from debility due to old age and from
kidney trouble. Mr. McCulloch is
nearly ninety years of age, and natu
rally the members of his family are ap
prehensive. He has been ill about a
Dr. Stone, the attending physician,
says that Mr. McCnlloch's condition
was critical, but slightly better today
than last night. It is thought to be
only u question of time liefore the end
comes. Mr. McCulloch 's daughter Mary,
who hos been traveling in Europe, has
liecn called for, and is now on hcr way
The Advmuo n IVatr by Many of tha
t'oiK-riiH the Ilvont of Comment.
Nkw Yoiik, May IS. R. (J. Dun A
Co's. weekly review of trade says:-
The severe eolil simp, with exlfiislve frosts,
iiml In some .stales snow, hn fortunately (limn
little ilniiuurc to the rrcat cropx. though much
lo fruit, hut hiiN uouKidurahly rcturdcl retail
tnule. Tlie liom Hewn of the wefilt is the ad
vance of ten per cent in tws by the Cnrtiuitio
works, folioivi il hy the Jones & Lauhllii en
t:iMishim:nt im1 t vi.lently iuiplyini; a Mitnilar
&uvunee Iiy mnny other com eriiH. The HUiioi
St cl conipuny U Martina its furnaces without
cnmtini; the employes dVmiiml. No ailvnnco
has been found pructit-aMo in the woolen mills,
where comliiioiiH as to prices anil foreiun com
petition ure very riim-rcnt. und about 10,000
workers ure still idi.; nt, Olnoyville, wlicr the
worUs should rniisumu kt week.
In other .loenittiicnts of labor troubles nre not
serious and Hie itenmnd for miinufiu-tured pro
ducts iwieusen.
Anothor Heavy Front I'inyo llavoo With
the i'rodnce and Fruit Kaiser.
Dr.TiroiT, Mich., May 17. There was
another heavy frost throughout the
western portion of lower Michigan
last night. In Kent and Ottawa coun
ties early strawberries and grapes are
ruined and other small fruits badly
damaged, flrand Traverse county re
ports all small fruits wiped out. In
Muskegon county strawberries and
cherries are badly damaged and eight
hundred acres of peppermint in Moor
land township are ruined. The fruit
crop in Ivnr.ossee county is completely
destroyed snd Hillsdale county fruit is
badly damaged.
IlrpoiU-i! That at Leant Nix tt 111
A-almt the Income Ta Law.- -
Washington, May 1H. The positive,
statement is made today that the in
come tax will be declared unconstitu
tional by n vote of 0 to 8, even if Jack
son votes for it. 1 (chides the four jus
tices who voted ngainst the constitu
tionality of the act at the first hearing,
Justices Ilrown and Shiras. it is alleged,
have changed their views, and the ma
jority opinion against the constitution
ality of the law will be signed by them
when it is read from the bench on next
The exact position of Justice Jack
son is unknown. Should he favor the
law, the three minority justices will
then be Harlan. White and Jackson
Examine M. T.
floor mattins.
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