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WILSON, C, O.CTOBER 14, 1897.
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Calendar of Sales
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local trains:
X. Bon nil. S. Bound.
'"' 'T,aveen, Florence and VVeldon.
7S. No. 23.
j-42 I'. M. . Leaves Wilson 2:05 P. M.
naween - Wilmington and Norfolk:
js. No. 49.
1:14s i'- M. "Leaves Wilson, 2:12 P. M.
Hi twcen Goldsboro and Norfolk.
-No 102.' No. 103.
5:41AM- Leaves Wilson 7:17 PM.
"Shoo Fly" Wilmington to Rocky Mt:
,.4o. No. 41.
10: i-, 1'. M. Leaves Wilson, 6:15 A.M.
IVtween Florence and Wei don:.
No. S2- No. 35.
r A. M. Leaves Wilson, 11:18 P. M
R. S. Clark, Chairman.
J. C. Hadi-ey. Isaac Felton.
W.J. Cherry, Sheriff,
J. I). Hardin, Clerk of Superior Court.
J. H. Griffin, Register of Deeds,
S. if. Tyson, Treasurer,
W'.m. Harriss, Coroner,
J. T. Kkyel, Surveyor.
town officers.
J. I). Lee,
J. A. Clark,
Dr. A. Anderson,
Geo Hackney,
J. T. Ellis.
1st Ward.
P. R. Deans, Mayor;
Jxo.'R. Moore, Town Clerk;
W. E. Deans, Collector.
- W. P.'Snakenberg, Chief.
Ei'hriam Harrell, Frank Felton
James Marshbourne:
D. P. Christman, St. Commissioner.
St. Timothy's Episcopal church.
Rev. F. C Bayliss, Priest-in-charge
Services: Sundays at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p. m., Sunday School at 3 p. m.,Week-
Jays Wednesdays and Fridays at 4 P
ni. Holy days at io a. m. Celebra
tiuii of Holy Communion on 1st Sun
day in each month at 11 a. m., other
Sundays at 7:45 a. m.
Methodist Church, Rev. J. B. Hurley-
Pastor; strvices t 11 a. m. and 7:30
p.m. Sunday School, 5 p. m., J. F.
l'-rut.-.n, Supt. Prayer meeting Wed
nesday night" at. 7:30. ' ' -
D.sciples Church, Rev. D. W. Davis,
Pastor; services every Sunday, nam,
7 30 p m. Prayer meeting Wednesday
night. Sunday School at 3 o'clock, p
m., Geo. Hackney, Supt.
Presbyterian'. Church, Rev. James
Thomas, Pastor; services on the First,
Third and Fourth Sunday in every
month and at Louisburg Second Sun
day. Services at ii a. m. and 8:30 p.
111. Sunday School at 5 o'clock, P- m
Baptist Church, service as follows:
Preaching Sunday morning at 11:00
o'clock anrl s n. m. Rev. W. H. Redisb
Pastor. Prayer meeting Wednesday
evening at 8 o'clock. Sunday Schoo
at 5 p. m., D. S. Hoykin Supt.
Primitive Baptist Church, preaching:
on 2nd Sunday b Elder las. Bass; on
3rd Sunday by Elder Jas S. Woodard;
on the dth Sunday and Saturday before
ty the pastor, Elder P. D. Gold. Ser
vices Jjegin at 11 a. m.
''Regular meetings oP Mt. Lebanon
Lodge No. 117 A. F. & A. M. are held
i 1 their hall, corner of Nash and Golds
horo streets on the 1st and 3rd Monday
lights at 7:3oo'clock p. m. each month.
C. E. Moore, W. M.
Regular meetings of Mt. Lebanon
f h apter No 27 are held in the Masonic
Hall every 2nd Monday night at,7:3Q
0 1 lock p. m. efich month.
W.jH. Applewhite. H. P.
Regular meetings of-Mt. Lebanon
Comniandery No. 7 are held in the
Masonic hall every 4th Monday night
al 7:3fJ o'clock each month.
R. S. Barnes. E. C.
Regular meetings of Wilson Lodge
K- of H. No. i6q, are held in their hal
the 1st National Bank every 1st
iliursday evening at 3:30 o'clock, p. m
r B. F. Briggs, Director.
Regular meetings of Contentnea
lo,w, No. 87, K. of P., are held in
Odd Fellows' Hall every Thursday
'"Klit. Visiting members always wel
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Regular - meetings of Enterprise
Lodge, No. 44, are held every Frday
"'Ki't in Odd Fellows' Hall.
'thee opens 8a.m. and closes at sun se
"y mails close for North at 1 p.
' " " " West 1 p.
K! ' " . " South " 1.30P.
'gt't mails for all points close at 9 p,
In Eeverence to the Memory of
wucuiBB oiewart rarnell.
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Children Walked Barefooted In the
i-araue and Men Made Poor At
tempts at Uniformlng-The Stars and
Stripes Carried Beside Erin's Flag;.
Dublin, Oct. 11
sixth anniversarv nf thQ
Charles Stewart Parnell. Five thousand
.a-iiuHaiisis paraded the streets to the
bleak Glasnevin cemetery, where they
heaped high the grave of their famous
and lamented leader with flawo
brought from all the
land. .
The demonstration Was linimio Tn
vious demonstrations have had strictly
a. tunerai cnaracter, rJut in accordance
with the decision of" the leaders, that
of yesterday was divested of all the
trappings and the suits of woe and cnn.
verted into a triumphal procession, live
iy national airs replacing dirges. country people were brought in
by crowded excursion trains. On thir
hats they wore ivy. and shamrocks in
stead of crape. It was emphatically the
people s day, for the aristocracy held
coldly aloof. No flags were raised on
tne public buildings along the line of
march, and only a few houses of thf
poor displayed decorationk The novertv
xf Ireland was exhibited not only by
tne cnuaren who walked in their bare
feet, but in the attempts at uniform for
the processionists, who seldom achieved
more than a faded green sash or a
spray of ivy on the coat.
,The day was wet. Windy and cheer
less, and the demonstration was im
posing in no respect except in its spirit.
The. memorial ear was the most con
spicious feature. It was drawn by four
coal black horses, and upon it were
piled wreaths and crosses, a veritable
mass 01 white and green stacked as
high as a load of hay. A bronze bust
or arnell surmounted the car, and
above the head streamed a green fias
emblazened with a setting sun in gold.
After this came the members of the
Irish parliamentary party, headed by
Mr. John Redmond, member of parlia
ment for Waterford, the moving spirit
of the celebration. They were followed
by the honorary officers of the demon
stration committee, the staffs of the
Irish Daily Independent, the Evening
Herald and Weekly Independent, dele
gates from the Irish National League
of Great Britain, and then by the car
riages containing Mr. John Parnell, M.
P., Mrs. -Dickinson, sister of the dead
patriot, and other members of the Par
nell family, though the venerable Mrs.
Delia Parnell was unable' to be present.
The lord mayor and corporation of
Dublin, the mayors, sheriffs and muni
cipal dignitaries of Cork and Limerick.
robed in their official regalia, the maces
being Wound with ivy, rode next in
Erilded coaches. After them came the
various deputations, carrying gaudy
banners. ' -
There were more than thirtv bands
In the procession and every county and
large town, as well as scores of smaller
towns,-had representation in county o
town officials, clubs, societies or other
organizations. The. procession was 45
minutes in passing a given point.
: No Union Jacks were carried, but
nearly every county delegation raised
the Stars and Stripes next to the
Green flag. One of the most suggestive
features of the demonstration was. the
predominance of children and aged
people, showing that the tide of emi
. eration is carrviner Ireland's ab'e
bodied sons and daughters to more
prosperous lands.
Though the crowds were so great that
the police had considerable difficulty in
clearing the way for the procession
there were no sheuts or disturbances
Old men remarked that Irishmen seem
each year to have lost something more
of their proverbial exuberance.
The Long Droujrht Ended.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 11. Specials
from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and
Arkansas points announce the break
ing of the drouth. The rain has been
general throughout Kansas, varyinj
from a good rain to a regular down
pour. At Witchita there was a precipi
tation of three inches. Other reports of
good rains in Kansas come from In
dependence, Emporia, Hutchinson, Con
cordia; Greenleaf, Frankfort, Stockton
and Atchison. A heavy rain fell at
Springfield, Mo., and reasonably good
rains are reported at Little Rock and
Siloam Springs, Ark., and Nebraska
City, Neb. ;
CouncIImen In a fJeonrJa Town In
dieted For Complicity.
Chattanooga, TennOct. 9. The in
vestigation of the Bohannorf car gang
robberies by the Whitfield county (Ga.)
grand jury has brought forth some sen
sational disclosures in the town of Dal
ton 40 miles south of here. The jury
has discovered that the gang has stolen
over $100,000, and has been working sys
tematlcally for years.
In. addition to finding 13 indictments
against each member of the gang the
jury has found indictments against the
following leading merchants of Dal
ton for working in complicity with the
gang, and receiving stolen goods: John
Bender, member of council; Drew M
Peeples. member of coAmcil; T..N. Pee
pies, Jr., G: W. Gannon and Anderson
The plan of the robbers was to go out
on the railroads and break into cars
Before reaching Dalton the goods were
thrown out and carried away by con
federates. The goods wrere afterward
sold bv the gang to the Dalton mer
chants. The work continued for years
Superintendent Vaughn, of the South
ern railway, put detectives on the case,
who played tramps, joined the gan
and located the robbers.
Berlin, Oct. 7. The German govern
,v,ot vm a refused to recognize Mr.
Ferdinand Neumann, of Illinois, who
was nominated by President McKinley
on May 28 to be United States consul
to Cologne. The rejection is on ac
count of certain allegations connefted
with the World's fair, ana a certain
in which Neumann
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resulted disastrously to some German
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Tuesday, Oet 5.
Recent floods in China destroyed GO
villages, and the death list is placed at
15,000 to 20,000.
Samuel R. McMillan. ex-United
States senator from Minnesota, died in
bt. Paul, aged 71. , '
Senor Sagasta assufmed the premier
ship of Spain yesterday, and his new
cabinet was sworn in.
Near Willow Springs, Mo., a wagon
containing seven persons was run down
by a train. Six were killed and one
fatally hurt.
Joseph Herth, Adolph Pierson. A.
Hendricksori and George Robbins, pound
nshermen, were drowned by the upset
ting of their, boat off Long Branch.
Wednesday, Oct. .
Professor L. Si Swanson, of Minne
sota, has been appointed minister to
Denmark. -
The anti-gambling amendment to
New Jersey's constitution was carried
at last week's election.
Ex-Congressman Godfrey Hunter, of
Kentucky, has been appointed min
ister to Guatemala, and will probably
accept. .
Henry George last night accepted the
various nominations tendered him for
mayor of greater New York at an en
thusiastic meeting in Cooper Union.
A big hotel in course of erection at
Lindsay park, near Charlevoix, Mich.,
collapsed, burying 40 workmen. Two
were killed, nine seriously injured.
Thursday, Oct. 7.
The president has appointed Augus
tus G. Seyfert, of Pennsylvania, con
sul, at Stratford, Ont.
The proposed forest reserve in the
Turtle mountains, N. D., , has been
stripxed of timber by premature set
tlers. "
The postoffice department is experi
menting with a machine which regis
ters mail automatically when a dime
13 dropped into it. . . ;
I Marines have been put on guard at
St- Michaels, Alaska, to keep order
among the desperate characters who
have drifted towards the Klondike.
I'riday, Oet. 8.
; Rufus Heming, of Ohio, has been, ap
pointed consul at Edinburgh, and Sam
uel A. MacAllister, of Delaware, consul
at. Barbados.
The Paris edition of the New York
Herald asserts that the Indian govern
ment declines to reopen the Indian
mints to silver.
At Willow Grove park, Philadelphia,
Cyclist "Jimmie" Michael covered a
mne, paced, m, creating a new
American record.
Three Italian convicts, serving a life
sentence in Colorado on a conviction of
'murder, have been released, their in
nocence being established by the Italian
Saturday, Oct. O.
The restrictions on American meats in
Italy have been removed. ,
' The postoflice department has adopted
a policy of extension of the money order
The United States enjoy more than
half the trade in supplying England
with bacon.
Klondike miners threaten to lynch the
leaders of two expeditions should the
outfit fail to reach Dawson.
Henry Neisniith and son met Henry
Harris and sen just outside of Moultree,
Ga. Both sides opened fire and Henry
"Neismith was killed. The other three
men were wounded.
Monday, Oct. 11. 1
Samuel Parker, a wealthy Hawaiian
and ex-foreigii minister, is at San
Francico, working for annexation.
George ITamock, clerk at John Wana-
maker's store in New York, is under
arrest for stealing $1,200 worth of goods
General - Horatio C. King has been
nominated for congress by the inde
nendents. or Shepard Democrats, of
the Third New York district.
Thomas A. Dillon, aged 47, president
of Cav'anaugh & Co., distillers, of Chi
cago, who has been in bad health, on
Saturday jumped into the lake and was
At Philadelphia Saturday Jimmy
Michael, the Welsh cyclist, covered 32
miles and C52 yards in an hour, defeat
ing all records. He also broke all rec
ords over 11 miles.
Why not profit by experience of oth
ers. Thousand of grateful men anc
women have been rendered heal thy
and happv bv the use of Feuricuka
(Sweet Choi Tonic with Iron), a skill
corn' t i n a t i o n of the most approved rem
edies, which will promptly cure any
case of Chills and-Fever. It is sold by
reputable dealers, who will not ask you
tn trv inferior articles for the sake of
extra profit, Guaranteed to cure or
money refunded.
llus'a' Son! T)e'i?f to Arrives.
Washington, Oct. 11. Prince Botkine
the Russian delegate to the interna
tional seal conference to be held in this
citv in a few weeks, has arrived here
He is the first of the foreign delegates to
reach Washington. Of the two experts
who are to assist him, Commercial
Asrent Routkowsky is already here and
n.Tr. Orrhnitzkv. the srovernor of the
Commander (Seal) islands, is expected
very soon. Prince Botkine says the
seals on the Commander islands suffer
from pelagic sealing, as do those cf the
Pribvlov islands, and Russia is anxious
for some amicable .arrangement for
their preservation.
Probable Murder by Flame.
Canton, O., Oct. 11. Residents cf the
tenderloin district at daylight yester
day morning heard screams and saw a
column of flames in the rear yard of
the home of William Depeyster. On in
vestigation Mrs. Depeyster was found
with her clothing on fire, and before
aid could be rendered she was dead
The kitchen of the house was covered
with oil spots and fragments of a broken
lamp were found in the house and
vard. Depeyster would give no explana
tion of what hadcccurred, and was
placed under arrest on suspicion of
AYholesale Murderer's Confession.
Rotterdam. Oct. 9. A man named
Gustave Muller has surrendered to the
city police, confessing the murder of
v,io wife arid child. As proof of the
truth of his confession he! produced
from his pocket tour numan ears.
rniiop on searching his house, found
the two bodies. Muller subsequently
rnnfpcppd that he had also killed his
parents, mutilating their remains in the
sam.3 manner, and then ne made tne
astounding statement that he had
similarly disposed of 14 wiverv
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Served In the National Senate From
1877 to 185.
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.bursting 01 a Water JJlain UaUSeS McPherson, one time Democratic leader
Jn New Jersey, and United States sena
tor from this state from 1877 until 1S93,
died late last night at Taylor's hotel.
Mr. McPherson had been staying at the
hotel for over a month. He had not
been Well for some time, being sick
with intestinal trouble.' On Tuesday
last he was obliged to take to his bed.
His condition was not alarming until
toward the last.
.Ex-Seriator McPherson was bom at
York, Livingston county, on May 9,
Much. Property Damage.
The Accident Happened In the Heart
of the Fashionable District, and All
liasements In the Immediate Vicin
ity Were Quickly Flooded.
New York, Oct. 11. A large croton
water main burst early yesterday
morning at the corner of Madison ave
nue and Forty-eighth street, in the
Jieart of the fashionable district, and
wrought such havoc with property,
both near ard remote, that not even a
partial calculation can be made of the
financial damage at present. For
blocks around scarcely a building es
caped Injury by ri.-abtf.vof the volumes
of water which poured into the streets,
cellars and basements. The loss . will
reach far into the thousands.
The damage by the water extends as
far west as Sixth avenue and as far
-east as First avenue. The sewers were
choked by the great rush of water, and
then the flood rose in the streets. The
big water main was probably craekea"
by a blast which was fired in a sewer
excavation late Saturday afternoon.
Then in the night time, when the strain
on the pipe was greatest, it gave way
and the flood followed. The breaking of
the four foot pipe was announced by a
rumbling noise which awakened the
people in the immediate vicinity. Look?
ing out of their windows they saw a
great geyser in the middle of the ave
nue shooting a vast volume of water
into the air, a column so high that it
reached almost to the top of the elec
tric light pole on the corner. Those who
had no view of the fountain "heard a
mighty rush of water., -
For five hours this column shot into
the air before it was shut off at its
source, and in that time 10,000,000 gal
lons of water" had run down the ave
nue and side streets on either hand. All
the streets east of Madison avenue
slope gradually, and down them the
water surged in a torrent, flooding the
cellars and basements.
The most serious damage was done
to the building of the railroad branch
of the Y. M. C. A. and to the Knicker
bocker Athletic club house. In the base
ment of the latter place were located
the dynamos, machinery, bowling al
leys, bath rooms and big swimming
tank. These have probably been ruined
by the flood. The club -officials place the
loss at $15,000. The club house will be
closed until the damage has been re
paired. After five hours the flow was stopped.
Almost without exception the houses in
the vicinity of the break .were so flooded
that they have been damaged from $500
to $2,0CO-each. The residence -'.'of '-'-'J.
Hooker Hamersley, William Eustace,' J.
Talbot and the club house of the Delta
Phi were amonr those most damaged.
The main which broke was laid in
1874. It has a capacity of 2,000,000 gal
lons an hour, with a pressure of 27
pounds to the square inch.
1S33. He was for a time engaged in
Two Men Coileotnu Involuntary Snb-
scrlption at Port'and, Ore.
Portland, Ore., Oct. 11. A car on the
Oregon vCity Electric line was held up
by two masked men at Meldrum Sta
tion, four miles from Oregon City, last
night. Theie were "3 passengers on
board, and the highwaymen went
through the pockets of all of them, get
ting about $G0. The motorman slowed
down when he came to the switch at
Meldrum Station. One of the robber-
jumped on the front of the car, and
with a revolver in his hand ordered the
motorman to stop the car while the
second robber climbed on the rear, endn
Conductor John Andersen stepped in
side and quickly turned out the lights,
but he vras held a prisoner by the man
on the rear platform, who stood guard
with a revolver. The robber who
boarded the car in front made the mo
torman go inside, and then he quietly
searched each passenger, joking as he
went through the car. Many of the
passengers put their money and valu
ables in their shoes or dropped them on
the floor.
Train Hoidnp in .Misonri.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 7. The Chi
cago and St. Louis express which yeft
here on the Chicago and Alton road at
8:30 o'clock last night, was held up
and robbed less than six miles out of
the city at a siding known as Evans-
ton. There were eight of the robbers,
and they completely overawed the train
crew. They took $22 in coin from the
conductor, and then run the engine and
express car up the track a half mile.
Here they atempted to blow open the
express safe with dynamite,' but were
unsuccessful, and finally decamped.
evidently fearing pursuit.
farming and stock raisjng. He be
came a resident of Jersey City in 1858.
Here he entered largely into the live
stock trade, and soon became' one of the
most prominent dealers. Mr. McPher
son was a member of the board ot al
dermen of Jersey City from 1864 to 1870,
and for more than three years of that
time he was -president of the board. He
established in this city the People's
Gaslight company and was elected. its
president. He was also president of
several savings banks. In 1871 he was
elected to the New Jersey senate by
an unusually large majority, and served
for three years. In 1876 he Was a presi
dential elector, when the state went
for Tilden by a large majority. In 1877
he was elected a . United States sena
tor to succeed F. P. Frelinhuysen, and
served three terms.
Dr. Gnlteras, the Government's Ex
pert, Fears No Serious Trouble.
Washington, . Oct. .11. Surgeon Gen
eral Wyman, of the Marine hospital
service, received a brief dispatch from
Dr. John Guiteras, the yellow fever ex
pert, informing him of the appearance
of the disease in Galveston, Tex. The
dispatch was as follows: "Five cases of
yellow fever now here; three more have
been. I do not apprehend serious
trouble here, hut dengue causes much
Dr. Wyman has been in communica
tion with Dr. Fisher, of Galveston, and
State Health Officer Swearingen, and
nas been advised that an necessary
precautions have been taken to pre
vent the spread of the disease. The of
ficials of the Marine hospital service
have known for several weeks of the
existence of considerable-dengue fever
at Galveston, but they decline to ex
press any opinion ofthe development of
the yellow fever at that place..
At Mobile, Ala., there were yesterday
seven new cases in the city and two
deaths. In. the county there was one
death, but no new cases.
The official report of the board of
health of New Orleans says: Cases of
yellow fever yesterday, 37; deaths yes
terday, 5; total cases of yellow fever to
date, 577; total deaths from yellow
fever to date, 61; total Cases absolutely
recovered, 240; total cases under treat
ment, 276. ' '
Brutal Punishment in the Army.
Chicago, Oct. 11. The punishment
meted out to Private Charles Ham
mond, at Fort Sheridan, has caused
considerable mutinous talk among the
enlisted men at the post. Under orders
from Captain Lovering, officer of the
day, Hammond was dragged feet first
by four snldiers from the guard house,
down, a flight of stairs to the head
quarters, 500 yards away, up the stairs,
then down again, and to the adjutant's
quarters, where he was to be given a
hearing for refusing to. work. The mat
ter has been referred to Colonel Hall,
commandent, is doubtful if any
investigation win oe maae. Ham
mond's injuries were confined, to
bruises and scratches.
Fearful Holocaust In South Dakota.
Plankinton, S. D., Oct. 7. One of the
worst disasters in the history of the
state occurred Tuesday midnight, when
seven lives were lest by the burning of
the girls' dormitory at the State In
dustrial school. The dead are: Tillie
Hooper, instructor; Mabel Tobert, aged
9, of Sioux Falls; Bessie Merby, aged
14, of Hot Springs; Ida Yarner, aged
16, of Watertown; Christina Bergman,
aged .11, of Yankton; Nellie Johnson,
siged 13, of Grafton, N. D.; Lillian West,
k ged 11, of Sioux Falls.
The Ex-Cuban Commander to Ee-
turn to Spain at Once.
How to
Cure Cataifh.
The London Times Suggests That Sa-
irnsta Should Adopt a Policy "Likely
to Disarm American, JInIrtKs, The
Standard Advises Circumspection.
Madrid, Oct- 1L Captain General
Blanco will sail for Cuba on the loth,
and Captain General Weyler will re
turn to Spain Immediately, General
Catellanos assuming the direction of
affairs: in Cuba until Blanco's arrival.
The Marquis de Ahmuda, who was
Captain General Weyler's second in
command, has resigned. ' !
At the meeting of the cabinet Satur
day it was decided to send reinforce
ments to the Philippine Islands. Mar
shal Primo Rivera, who succeeded Gen
eral Blanco as governor general of the
Philippines, will.-be recalled immedi
ately, r
General Weyler has issued a de
cree allowing .the return to Cuba of
Senor Gonzalez Lanuza, a judge of the
supreme court of Havana, and a pro
fessor in the university; Dr. Emiliano
Nunez, a well known lawyer; Alfredo
Zayas, Adolf o Diaz, Ignaeio Lamas,
Manuel Castro Palomino, Juan Ense
nat, Adolfo De la Cueva. Miguel 'Fer
rer, Jose More, Jose Cay, Antonio
Daumy, Antonio Bello, Victor Miranda,
Julian Carbo, Miguel Hatuey and 122
Every sufferer from Catarrh should -know
that it is impossible to cure, the
disease with sprays, washes, inhala- -tion3f
etc., which are universally used.
In fact, the experience of growing
worse all the while is proof that the
treatment is all wrong. -. Matty
who have been under treatment for
years and met xrith disappointment in
stead of benefit are willing to doubt
that there is any cure for Catarrh.
' The trouble is that all of the treat
ment they have received haa been mi9-
directed, asd has not touched theit;
trouble. Catarrh is a stubborn deep
ceated blood disease, and every bodv
, ehould know that to simply treat tho
Bunace, tnat is, the local irritation,
does not reach the disease. A blood '
remedy is dc " !?5.'!je a porvj. ,
one; a remedy "which roes "down totae "
very bottom the trouble and forces iV
out. S.S.S. (Swift's Specific) is the only
one which can have the slightest effcct5
npoii Catarrh, for it is the only one which, -goes
to the scat of the disease, and per
manently gets rid of it. This is the only
reasonable .way to treat Catarrh.
Instructions For Premier Saasta and
Uncle Sam In the Crisis.
London," Oct. 11. The Times, com
menting editorially this morning on the
O' n situation, says: "If Senor Sa
gasta fails to adopt a bold reform pol
icy in Cuba, likely to disarm American
jingoism, It might turn out to have
been wiser to have left General Wey
ler to finish the war in his own fashion."
The Standard, after asking why Gen
eral Weyler is recalled if it is intended
to continue the campaign, says: "It
seems only too plain that Senor Sa-
gasta's course hardly deserves the
name of policy. It is almost a device
for parrying America's importunate.
questions. We suspect that Genera'.
Woodford presented something very
like an ultimatum and that but for
American pressure nothing would have
heard of autonomy. We doubt that
a Cuban settlement is much nearer.
There Will be more fighting and more
negotiation. Senor Sagasta must walk
warily if he proposes to be more than
a diplomatic match tor the American
"On the other hand.-the Washington
cabinet has need to be circumspect.
Spain has only Cuba and honor left,
and any open interference with her
rights over Cuba would kindle a fire of
resentment: in which all talk of au-r
tonomy would disappear and the strug-L
gle attain wider dimensions."
The Morning Post, in an editorial,
accuses the American jingoes of "try
ing to force a quarrel with England or
Spain for the purpose of diverting the
attention of the country-from home
troubles, Bryanism and the general re
volt against the domination of profes
sional politicians." It expresses the hope
that Spain, like Lord Salisbury, "will
maintain coolness and good temper in
the face of President McKinley's pro
vocative attitude."
May Demand Miss Cisneros'Surrender
Washington, Oct. 11. The escape of
Senorita Cisneros from the Casa de
Recojidas in Havana may lead to fur
ther complications with Spain. Should
it develop, as it Ms expected to, that
her escape was planned and executed
by Americans sent from this country
for the purpose and given powerful as
sistance here, it is quite possible that
the Spanish government may make
complaint. As she is said to be on her
way to this country, her surrender may
be demanded. Such a. demand would
most likely lead to trauble, as public
sentiment in this country would never
consent to her surrender.
Ex-State Secretary's Shortajre.
Charleston, W. Va., Oct. 11. When
Secretary of State Chilton retired from
office on March 14 last he owed the state
somewhere between $15,000 and $20,000
which he had collected as taxes on
charters, etc. He informed the Incom
ing state administration of the fact
at the time, and asked for a reasonable
time in which to settle. Seven months
have elapsed and he has not paid the
amount due, and an effort is now' being
made to force him to settle. He says
the matter will be arranged within a
few- days. There is no effort being
made to press him hard, the state offi
cers believing that he will pay every
cent without unreasonable delay.
Many of our people are sufTerinr
from nervous troubles. Scrofula. Sores.
Rheumatism, Dyspepsia, Catarrh, and
other diseases who can promptly be
ana permanently cured by that s-terhng
"Parker's Sarsaparilla tup; King
of Rlootj Purifier."
It has been used by thousands and
never known to fail. Only the finest
selected puntyin tome herbs and roots
are used in its manufacture. It has all
tho good qualities of other remedies,
with none of the bad.
His Swindles Atrreijate JjMOO.OOO.
New York, Oct. 8. Emmet B. Gibson,
alias. George B. Sherin, a railroad pro
moter, who claims that he was at one
time a judge in Ohio and who was once
president cf the Akron (O.) Street Rail
way company, ana is now vice presi
dent cf the company, was arrested yes
terday afternoon charged with laying
down bogus checks, beating hotels out
of board bills and carrying on, swind
ling operations of various kinds.
amounting to almost $400,000.
Cut In Two by a Trolley far.
Baltimore. Oct. 11. A trolley car on
the Point Breeze division of the City
and Suburban traction line ran down
a wagon cn the Mt. Carmel road, two
miles from Biltimore, yesterday after
noon, instant'.y. killing Mrs. John Fred
erick Heim. Jr., of 424 South Washing
ton street, this city, and injuring her
The Pistol That Killed Garfield.
Washington, Oct. 8 The, police have
recovered what they believe to be the
pistol with which Guiteau shot Presi
dent Garfield, and have put it in the
cabinet at headquarters for safe keep
ing. It is an ordinary British bulldog
revolver of 44 caliber and of cheap
make, the handle being set with
pieces of wood instead of bone or Ivory.
Tlie pistol was taken from police head
quarters July 2, 1SS1, the day President
Garfield was shot, by Colonel George B.
Corkhill, then district attorney.. Sub
sequently it disappeared mysteriously
and trace of it was obtained only re
cently. . .
Mrs." Heim was
covered wagon
VAg Coal strike Averted.
Kazleton. Pa., Oct. 11. The Lehigh
tnd Wilkesbarre breaker hands on the
Tcuth Side will return to work tomor
row. They were promised an advance
in wages, and with this assurance have
agreed to go back.
husband and two boys.
on the rar seat, of the
when the car ran into it, and becoming
entangled in the wreckage was thrown
under the car and cut completely in
twain. Her husband and the two chil
dren, on the front seat, were thrown
20 feet, but escaped with severe bruises
and contusions. The conductor and
motorman were arrested.
Proposed Hanqnet to Captain Wlborgr.
.Philadelphia, Oct. 11. Captain WI
borg, formerly of the Cuban filibuster
ing steamer Horsa, who wTas released
from the Eastern penitentiary last Fri
day nignt, has determined to take a
rest for a few days, after which he will
seek for a ship in need of a master. He
feels that no disgrace is attached to
his imprisonment, as it was due to his
devotion to the cause of Cuban liberty.
There Is talk cf banqueting the captain.
It is a mistakenjidea that a cough'ac-
quired clurins: the warm season need
not be regarded seriously. Facts
orove the contrary. Do not neglect
yourself. A simple and effective rem
edy is at your hand. Parker's Tolu
Cough Syrup is a quick and agreeable
To remove the constipation habit.
the only safe teatment is a course of
A , VkllTc VillA-i,i-f-rl K .r a laxative
j--.. -.. ,KM(i,,,tVc An mr remedy for Coueh or Cold. Hoarseness.
harm than goo J, therefore leading phy- Whooping Cough, or any affection of
sicians recommend Aver s nils, espe- 1 mui .ivaMuuu
r-lolltr a fam v f hvs:r. . . cnuureii ukc 11.
4l4 j h J I J
Strangled a Fellow Lunatic.
Austin, Tex., Oct. 11. J. B. West, who
has been attending the law class of the.
State university, became violently in
sane Saturday, thinking he was a great
Populist leader, and was going to be
Texas' next governor. He was confined
in the lunatic asylum in a cell with
another lunatic named Thomas C.
Denge. At an early hour yesterday
morning he choked Denge to death.
notwithstanding the fact that four at
tendants were trying to separate the
Mr. B. P. McAllister, of Harrodsburg. .
Ky., had Catarrh for years, lie writes:
could see no improvement what-;
ever, though I was constantly treated' .
with sprays and washes, and different
inhaling remedies in fact, I could feel
that each winter I was worse than the
year previous. '
"Fiu'ally it wa3 brouqirt to my notice
that Catarrh was a blood disease, and
alter thinking over the matter, I saw it
wa3 unreasonable to expect to be cured
by remedies- which ouly reached the
surface. I then decided to try G. S. S.,
and the r. suits were gratifying, for
after a few bottles were used, I noticed
a perceptible improvement.- Continu
ing to take the remedy, the disease was
forced out of my system, and a com
plete and permanent cure was the
result. I advise all who have this
dreadful disease to abandon their local
treatment, which has never done them
any good, arid take S.S.S. (Swift's Spe- ..
cine), a remedy which can reach the
disease arid cure it."
To continue the wrong treatment for
Catarrh i3 to continue to suffer. Swift's
Specific never fails to cure- even
the most aggravated cases. - It is a -
real blood remedy, and cures Catarrh,
Rheumatism, Contagious Blood Poison,
Eczema, Cancer, Scrofula, and all other
blood diseases. S. S. S. is guaranteed
Purely V egetablk
Books mailed free to any address bv
Swift Specific Company, Atlanta, Ga. -
Opelika, Ala.. Oct. 7. During the
night the old jail building at this place
was totally destroyed by fire, and two
prisoners who were confined in it were .
burned to death. Both were negroes.
Memphis, Tenn.,' Oct.' 7. Henry
Crower, a negro, Was taken from the
court room -at Hernando, Miss., yes
terday by a mob of 75 men and lynched..
Crower -accomplished the ruin of 15-
year-old Dovie Ferguson. -
Lynchburg, Va., Oct. 6. The Lamb
Republican convention last night nomi
nated P. HMcCaull for governor; O.
B. Roller of Harrisonburg, for lleuten- ,
ant governor, and James K. Lyons of
Richmond, for attorney general.
Atlanta, Oct. 9. Hon.- Hoke Smith,.
former secretary of the Interior, has
been elected president of the board of
education of this city. Mr. Smith's
election was, unanimous. He repre
sents the Sixth ward on the board..
Montgomery, Ala., Oct. 5. Passenger
train No. 2 on the Louisville and Nash
ville railrond jumped the track at Riv
erside I'ark, just outside the city, killed
G us Boyd, a colored fireman, and ser
kuslj injured Jim Brown, engineer. A
split -switch,' it is said, caused the ac
cident. The' engine turned over, and
c;-.ught the fireman.'
Onancock, Va.; Oct. 6. Captain Orris
A. Browne, manager and general agent
of the famous Hollywood Place truck
farm, near Cape Charles City, who ex
perimented with sugar beets during the
past season, furnishes the following re
sult of his test: The yield was 25.047
pounds per acre, and the chemical
analysis, made by the chemist of the
agricultural department at Washing
ton, shows that the Valmorin variety
of beets grown on Hollywood Place
contains 12.54 per cent. ' This result is
very encouraging., .''
Asheville, N. C, Oct. 8. William E.
Breeze, president; W. II. Phenland.
cashier, and J. C. Dickinson, a director
of the defunct- First National bank of
Asheville, were arrested here yesterday
on indictments charging them with em
bezzlement and conspiracy. The men
gave ball in $20,000 each. National Bank
Examiner Maxey has been in Ashe
ville. and has made some startling dis
coveries, one of these, It Is alleged,' re
vealing the fact that $250,000 of "ac
comodation notes" signed by Insolvent
persons and filled out by officials and
some forged papers are in the bank.
n oil
is the foundation
: health. Hood's Sarsaparillamakcs
the blood pure, rich and nourifiliinrantl
gives and maintains good H E ALTH

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