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'WILLIAM H. BERNARD
Xdltor and Proprietor.
July 15, 1904.
National Democratic Ticket.
For President :
' ALTON B. PARKER,
Of New York.
J - For Vice-President :
j HENRY O. DAVIS,
I Of Writ Virginia.
State Democratic Ticket.
! For Governor :
1 Robert B. Glebs.
For Lieutenant Governor:
; Francis d. Winstoh.
Itsoclate Justices of Bupreme Court:
W. A. Hoke,
Georqe H. Brown, Jr.
B. F. DIXOR.
State Treasurer :
B. R. LaOY.
Becretarj of State:
' J. Bryan Grimes.
uperintendent of Public Instruction:
j J. Y. JOYNEB.
ommiisioner or Labor and Printing:
- THE BALTTOH TTME ' '
Mr. J. c. Caddell, editor of the
Raleigh Times, now owns a half in
terest in the Raleigh. Times, having
purchased the same from Mr. John
0. Drewry, one of the capital city's
leading citizens. Mr. Drewry re
tains a half interest.
The Star is gratified to learn that
the Times will toon remove into iti
own building and increase ita facili
ties for newspaper making. This is
but evidence of success that has
been well desorvcd because it has
been won. Our esteemed contem
porary is the only afternoon paper
that Raleigh has ever had that is
of the Times' class. Brother Gad
dell has made it a newsy, sprightly,
typographically neat paper, and his
editorials hare given it a tone that
predominates everything else about
it. They are written by a man
thoroughly honest, sincere, and just.
He writes from conviction and what
he says on any question strikes in.
This accounts for the success which
has come to the Times and enables
the editor and proprietors to im
prove and build np the paper on
modern lines. We wish them con
tinned success in the fullest measure.
TDE TOWN IS STIRRED
.. V RE t-lfPP TUB FENDEff.
Nothing Like the Dispensary Cam
paign Ever Seen in This
(food City Before.
I THff SPEAKING LAST NIGHT.
Chslrmsa flerlot eiaiksesi ToM of the
Prshlbltlei Fight la Charlotte !
terestlsi fcaaors Afleal Yes
t H. B. Varner.
! S. L. Rogers.
" Commissioner of Agriculture:
B. L. Patterson.
; t BX LOQIC OF THE SITUATION.
jj Republicans,' reason that theDem-h-t
ratio 'platform is for the free and
, illmited coinage of silver because
; - J is silent on the gold standard
";' eetlon. By the same reasoning it
iu Kviu iiiBuuntu uovausa lb
silent on the silver question.
To a man who wants to look at
estions as they are, the Demo
itio platform is silent on the sll-
':t question because the silver Issue
s campaigned to death in two
j tional contests and rejected by
j people both times. It is silent
. ' j the gold standard question be
etle it was not desired to offend
j so call "radical" Democracy by
parting a gold plank when that
Ration is no more an issue than
PEOPLE ZIDfDrATS THE
doesn't make any difference
whether the discoveries of the world's
supply of gold has been $2,000,000,
000 and that the share of the United
States in the discoveries amounts to
$700,000,000, the people of the
' United States decided twice that they
wanted the gold standard. The
people eliminated that Issue them
selves and no Democratic convention
was going to be guilty of the folly
j for a third time of attempting to
make a closed incident an issue In a
campaign in which there was not
even a little bit of ice for it to cut.
question. These ques-
j in have been passed on twice and
f lod beyond the doubt of any
-he Democratic party believes in
' j principle that the majority shall
?. The majority declared in 1896
the gold standard. In 1900 the
ority was given a chance to vote
I they were wrong in 1896. By
igger majority than ever they
flounced again for the gold stand-
The Democratic party stands
J lthe verdict, and Judge Parker
1 1 j poses to enforce it.
Il!sues that are issues is what a
j-j jwni democracy proposes to make
I ht on in this campaign.
;AT0B GOEMAH'S ATTITUDE.
Jnator Gorman's attitude during
fitting of the Democratic na
il convention reflects honor
1 him. He was not a candidate
.! t T he nomination in the sense of
i Inir It. Vint t Via VbA .
J j for it he could easily have had
: j -., y Southern States at his back.
J 3ft the choice for the nomina
j;;,to the best judgment of the
' ! le and no doubt sacrificed his
JUDGE PARKER WILL RESIGN.
A dispatch from Esopns to the
New York Times, under date of
July 11th, says:
It Is also now clearly understood
that the Judge will resign as Chief
Justice of the Court ofjAppeals as soon
at he is officially notified of his nomi
nation. The law upon this point, it Is
said by lawyers. Is not very explicit
regarding Presidential candidates. It
stipulates that no man for whom the
people bare voted shall hold another
office. As It is not the citizens direct,
but the Electoral College, which rotes
for the President, the law seems de
fective regarding the office of Chief
executive or the nation.
Judge Parker decided some time
ago, however, that the law Intended
that it should apply to a Presidential
candidate as well as to any minor can
didates, and he resolved to resign aa
soon as he received official notification
of his nomination.
Senator Elkins, who is the lead
ing Republican in West Virginia, is
the son-in-law of ex-Senator Henry
G. Davis, the Democratic nominee
for Vice President. The Washing
ton Post says of Elkins: "He will
probably be open to offers to speak
a good deal outside of West Vir
ginia this year."
The papers are again mentioning
that Roosevelt's mother was a Miss
Bullock of Georgia and a descend
ant from a South Carolina family.
Well, watch South Carolina and
Georgia spurn their claim onhla,
interests for the benefit of his
en after the convention assem-
at St. Louis Senator Gorman
have made a strong fight for
jomlnation, but he declined to
and asked the Maryland dele-
to support Judge Parker as
lost available candidate.
Utor Gorman alwava hn.A nnr
f cation and is greatly honored
ciuveu inrougnoui me couth.
a heroic Democrat, an able
can and an unselfish patriot.
ka lofty view of the sitna-
to the Presidential nomina.
-he declined to hunt it, and
: occupying, a high place in
; jtlmatlon of the public men of
mted States, he has greatly
to our opinion of him by his
in this historic crisis in the
the Democratic party.
Col. Bryan now gives notice that
he is going to bolt after the elec
tion. Not long ago he declared that
he was going to put the reorganizes
in the tureen 1 Col. Brvan will
please let ns know when to take him
We have learned from the Repub
lican statisticians that they wonld
have a small surplus of $13,000,000
With only two more full days for
registration and the election less than
two weeks off, the expression at the
polls upon the question of the eatab
llshment of a dispensary In thls'eity is
about the warmest proposition the
people of Wilmington have ever gone
up against. A few days ago the Stab
took occasion to refer to the widespread
Interest In the coming event and It was
said then that nothing like it had ever
been seen here before. This week the
situation has Intensified. The people
are talking little else: thinking of
nothing else, and 'the leaders of the
campaign are adapting themselves to
the strenuous life demanded by the
exigencies of the occasion.
As to the result of the election there
Is no end of speculation and each aide
with confidence Is claiming victory,
admitting, however, that the struggle
will be Titanic. On the part of the
anti-saloon people the campaign is
nothing abort of spectacular. Speak
ings will be held each night, Satur
days excepted, until the day of the
election. A brass band has been en
gaged to furnish music with a detour
of the city on one of the large subur
ban trolley cars aflame with light and
streaming with mottoed banners. At
the open-air meetings barrels of tar
are set ablaze and some wag has said
that If the dispensary campaign would
keep np for any considerable length of
time longer, Wilmington, by reason of
the home consumption, would soon re
gain her former renown aa the greatest
naval store market In the world.
Even bets in small amounts are be
ing laid upon the result of the election.
Yesterday, In the course of an argu
ment, Mr. Martin O'Brien, a leading
anti-dispensary man, bantered Mr. W.
B. Cooper, a strong anti saloon advo
cate, to lay a wager of 1500 upon
the result. However, for some rea
son, technical points were raised
and the wager was declared off.
Voters should bear in mind that
there are only two more full days for
registration and that the books
are open from 9 A. M. to 5 P.
M. at the several polling places, desig
nated by official advertisement else
where In to-day's psper. Thus far
approximately 1900 voters are regis
tered, Including names placed on the
books In the revision by the registrars.
A rumor, apparently well founded,
went the rounds yesterday to the effect
that In one of the largest Industrial
plants In the city, employing, more
than a hundred men, a placard had
teen conspicuously posted, calling the
attention of the employes to the fact
that while it was not the company's
purpose to coerce or intimidate any
one in Ha employment, yet the mana
gers of the plant deemed It to the
mutual interest of ail concerned In the
operation of the plant, that a dispen
sary should not be established In Wil
mington: .All were advised toreglater
and vote in the election.
fpeiklnr Last Hlght.
Hon. Herlot Olarkson, of Charlotte,
addressed a gathering of ladles and
gentlemen In the Court House last
night The crowd was large but not
so large as that which heard Mr. Carr
the night previous. Mr. Clarkson was
chairman of the Anti-Saloon Commit
tee which was so successful In the re
cent election for prohibition In Char
lotte. .His address last night was
largely made up ot reminiscences of
the campaign there with particular
reference to the Mountcastle Incident
He declared himself first for prohibi
tion and second for the dispensary aa
the lesser of two evils. Mr. Clarkson
is being entertained at Mis. Price's
while In the city. Dr. McKelway, os
Excursionists Relied Off Track, Thanked
otormsn and Offered to Treat. '
The city was full of excursionists
yeaterda and there a greater evi
dence ot druutteunesi among them
than on any previous " excursion In a
long time, though there was occasion
to make few arrests.
One of the amusing features of the
day occurred on South Front atreet.
between Market and Dock. On a of
the visitors, pretty well top-heavy,
was tacking across the street dlivn.
nally. All at once he found himself
about to loose his feet and began one
of those long falls toward a car that
was approaching at a moderate rate of
speed. The countryman eot In front
of the car before the motorman could
stop, but . the esr man dropped his
fender, scooped np the conglomeration
of "booze" and . countryman and
rolled It off to one side. .The expe
rience . seemed o have sobered the
man and jumping to his feet he re
marked to the motorman, "Cap'n, I
like them there dern cow-catcher
you got; I'm much oblige tojoufor
yer kindness and If you'll git off that
there kyar and come along we'll have
a drink together." The motorman had
a car load of people and wasn't a
drinking man, either, ao he turned on
the current, leaving the countryman
bowing his thanks as the csr dissp.
peared up the street
NOBLE GIFT AVAILED:
THE MURDERS IN CUMBERLAND.
DEATH ON THE RAIL;
17 "FP ONT 1NJUUD
Sprunt Cottage on Wrightsvllle
Beach for Convalescent Pa- -tientsand
WALKER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
WEATHER BUREAU OFFUULS.
Fever's Father Dead -Mr. P.
Mcllesry Arrived Yesterday.
Mr. G. W. Felger, in charge of the
United States Weather . Bureau in
Wilmington, received a telegram yes
terday announcing the death of his
venerable father at his home in Wash
ington. D. C. Mr. Felger's father was
In the 88th year of his age and had
been feeble for some time. His death
was not altogether unexpected. Mr.
Felger left last night to be with the
family and to attend the funeral. His
many friends here sympathize with
him in the deep bereavement
Owing to the death, Mr. Felger will
remain In Washington a week attend
ing to some matters of the estate. In
his absence, Mr. B. W. Gray, who
has been ordered to Atlantic City and
had expected to leave yesterday, will
remain at the Wilmington office, ac
quainting his successor, Mr. F. B.
McOleary, with the routine of the
office. Mr. McCleary arrived from his
home In Toledo, Ohio, yesterday
morning. He is cordially welcomed
to the city and commended to the
people as a clever gentleman and
STATE VETERINARY ASSOCIATION.
Or. Carroll Back from Greensboro Meetlof.
Officers Elected-Concord Next
Dr. T. B. Carroll returned last night
from Greensboro, where he attended
the annual meeting of the State Veter
inary Association and the session of
the State Veterinary Examining
Board. Dr. Carroll says the meeting
of the association was well attended
and the entertainment at Greensboro
first clasrr The discussions were all of
a high order and of great interest to
the profession. The following officers
President Dr. J. W. Petty, of
Vice President Dr. O. J. Fleming,
. Secretary and Treasurer Dr. T. B.
Carroll, of Wilmington.
Members of the Examining Board
were recommended for appointment
by the Governor.
Of the class of applicants for license
this year only one passed. Thessso
ciation decided to meet next year in
Concord, the exact date in July to be
designated by the president
Board of Managers la Session Traasact
Principally Roatlne Basiaess Jaly
Larrest Month on Record
drouBds sod New Annex.
The Board of Managers of the James
Walker Memorial Hospital at its
regular monthly meeting Tuesday
night agreed upon a plan by which
the noble beneficence of Mrs. James
Sprunt in placing the u3prunt Cot
tage" on Wrightsvllle Beach at the
disposal of the hospital managers to
gether with a donation of $600 In cash
for Its maintenance during the Sum
mer, will be made available at once.
Readers of this paper will remember
that Mrs. SpruntSnade the offer to
give the money and the cottage forthe
occupancy of convalescent patients
and nurses, in need of rest and recrea
eion, a few Hays before she left to
spend the Summer at a Northern re
sort and that the Board of Managers
were at work upon a plan by which
the kind offer could be availed of
without interference with the splendid
system and order whfeb now obtain
at the Institution. The plan has been
happily worked out and several pa.
tients will be sent down thts week
with their nurses, who will continue
their professional duties and at the
same time enjoy an outing.
The Board adopted a very expressive-
resolution of thanks to Mrs.
Sprunt for the gift upon the formal
acceptance Tuesday night Members
of the Board nresent wer Uiun.
Walter G. MacBae, president; George
B. French, secretary; Jchn H. Beh
der, Samuel Bear and Martin 8. Wil
lard. The committee on improvements to
the grounds around the building re
ported that the work has been com
pleted and the general appearance of
the place is greatly Improved. The
grounds have been graded,' grass
planted and a circular macadam drive
Some delay on the new annex was
reported, due to plans and specifica
tions. But the committee reported
progress and the work will be com
menced as soon as possible.
The monthly report of Dr. Aker
man.surgeon in charge of the hospital,
showed that a larger number of pa
tients were treated during July than
for a corresponding period since the
hospital was rounded. The total
number of days treatment fur
nished was 1,231 againit 1.099 the next
highest month. The ambulance also
broke the record in response to calls
during the month, the number having
been 66. Other business before the
Board Tuesday night was routine.
Occarred ea Scotlaai Liae Oae f the
. . Namber at Bay la Swamp. ' -;
Yesterday alt rnocu'a FayetvHle
Observer has thn following: - -It
was. learned tc-day that the two
murders, which we spoke of In Mon
day's paper as having been committed
In the western part of the county on
last Friday, did not occur in Cumber
land, but just across the Scotland line.
All the parties, however, were resi
dents of Cumberland.
Denuty Sheriff Andrews, of Que
whiffle, who was In town thia morn
ing, gives the following particulars:
8andv Blue and hla wife, who live
In Cumberland, county just, about a
mile from the Scotland county line,
quarrelled last week, and the woman
left him and went to her father's house
just across the line in Scotland county.
Friday night Blue went after her; and
as she refused to accompany him back
home, he struck her a terrible blow on
the back of the head with a stick,
breaking her neck, from which ahe
died Instantly. He made bis escape,
but has probably been captured by this
Two Cumberland county nerroes.
named Bay and Sutton, went over Into
Scotland county Friday night, and,
during a quarrel. Bay shot and killed
Sutton. Shortly afterwarde Bay broke
into a Mr. Covington's house.whlch la
on the Cumberland' aide of the border
line, .stole two pistols and made for a
big swsmn near by. where he la now
defying a large posse or men. The
authorities have sent for the Maxton
bloodhounds, and they are probably
on the scene by this time. A son of
the Covington whose house was en
tered by Bay is now in jail here on a
charge of blockading. He ia a good
looking and very Intelligent young
After Horrible Suffering Negro
Succumbs to Injuries Re
ceived in the Morning.
AN A. C. L. YARD EMPLOYE.
THE EXCURSIONS YESTERDAY.
in the treasury if they did not have 1 0narlolle wh hw expected yeaf
a big deficit of over $50,000,000 that 1 5wdydIdn't "tarn nome from the St
is not in the treasury.
Hon. E. C. Wall, Wisconsin's
. M !e son for the Presidency, sent
iyJ Parker this telegram from
asm: "Please accept my hearty
taxations on your nomination
esldent. No one will strive
to secure your election than
ere is a reasonable prospect of
Sceiving the electoral vote of
asm. Yon can rely on every
Eat in the State doing his full
accomplish thia result." We
to Republicans will be up
I it hard when they try to get
le Wisconsin Wall.
a man goes into politics
can thing he had done from
jth np is remembered against
when he joins the church he
reminded of his mean acts,
son is that religion aims to i
np, and politics Is bent on
R him down.
In the St. Louis convention Col.
Bryan denounced the Illinois Dem
ocrats as "train robbers." Yet,
Col. Bryan never misses an oppor
tunity to hold np the plutocrats.
It is estimated that the wheat crop
this season will yield 635,000,000
bushels. It is not mentioned in the
Kepublican platform but it is under
stood that they stand for it.
A Bepublican paper says "Mr.
Roosevelt is always v improving his
record." The people are always re
proving his record.
It is abont time for Senator Hoar
to declare for Judge Parker.
ijouui convention In time tn rM.h
Wilmington, but he Is expected to
day. Mr. Olarkson, and perhaps
Dr. McKelway, will address the
voters (of the First ward at corner of
Fourth and Harnett streets to-night
Hon. H. A. London, of Plttsboro.
will also be here to-day and speak to
night at aome point In the Fifth ward.
Mr. N. B. Broughton, of Btlelgb, will
speak to-morrow night Tuesday night
next week iredeJl Meares, Esq., will
speak with George Bountree, Esq., at
the dispensary rally in the Com
Meetlsg of Ladles.
A fairly large gathering of ladies of
the Third and Fourth wards assembled
at the First Baptist church yeslerdav
afternoon and organized for exertinar
an Influence for the dispensary during
the campaign. The meeting was ad
dressed by Pastor Fred. D. Hale and
B, G. Grady, Eiq. '
superintendent Streeter, of
me .worth Carolina Children's
Home Society, at Greensboro, is
much pleased at the nomination of
senator Davis, of West Virginia,
for Vice President. He not only
has given a $20,000 home for the
children in West Virginia, but has
added a perpetual fund of $100 a
montn tor its support.
PROM JUDQE ALTON B. PARKER.
Editor of Stsr Thanked by Distlsf nlshed
Jurist for Messsge of Cong rstulstlon.
The editor of the Stab Is In receipt
of the following letter from Judge
Alton B. Parker, written on the official
paper of the Court of Appeals. New
Charlotte News: Wadesboro is I York dted Rowrnont Esopus, N.Y.,
all now threatens that he
es to kidnap the biggest
America." J udge Parker is
to take precim lions at once
suspicious characters off the
on at Esopus.
the first town in the United States
to climb in the band waron with a
Parker club. Now let ns hear from
the real original Parker man and all
will be lovely.
There Ig mora ruturtt in m. v.
S""""7tfnll other diseases put together, and
"J'liM'few years was eopposeTto be iE
"'e; ,or a great many years doctors pro
onncedW a local disease and prescribed local
remedies, and by constantly failing, to core with
local treatment, pronounced It incurable. Science
US PTOTen Catarrh tn ha a nnntltnHni..! .l.u
u ip ' ""l"1"" couBuiauon&L treatment.
.vvmi wnre, maauiaccnrea oj f. d . Cheney
fturse President Alton B.
rill executively construe the
is platform an saying that
turn the rascals out.
A Co., Toledo, Ohio, la the only constitution
enre on .tne market. It is taken internally in
doses from 10 dronatd a teumoonfnl. ..It anta di
rectly on the blood sad mucous surfaces of the
system. They offer one hundred dollars for any
case it falls to cure. Bena for circulars and testi
F.J. CHENEY ft CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druirrlsts. 75o.
Hall's Family Pills are the best. . .
July 12, 1904, and bearing the auto
graph of the distinguished jurist:
"Dear Bib Just a word to thank
yon for your kind messsge of con
rratulations and to assure you of my
"Very truly yours,
"Alton B. Pabkcb."
Imsllpox is Blsden.
Clarkton Express: "The health au
thorities r-port new smallpox cases at
U jblin ard B.iUr' Cross Roads. - O
Mr. Jobn tshaw'a family, all are well
except Mrs Bhaw and Miss Maude,
tne laiici bMng critically 111 with It.
Mr. Bruton. of Bladanborr, Is improv
ing and will be releaaed tn a fe dsys.
UI the two cases at East Arcadia
I recovered and the other died."
f olored Berchsats DIssxrce.
Two members of a colored mercan
tile firm doing business at "Five
Points," in the northern section of the
city, fell out over a dissolution and
distribution of assets upon the with
drawal of one member of the firm' a
few dsys ago and a law suit In Justice
Fowler's court yesterday was necessa
ry to clarify the situation for the erst
while combination of capital. Kirk
Highsmlth had sued William Nobles
for an equal distribution of the assets
and the recital of the facts In the case
would make an Interesting page in the
commercial history of the country.
Highsmlth won the suit, securing
judgment for his half of the property
In the sum of something orer $11.
Consty Pension Board.
The County Pension Board will meet
this afternoon at 4 o'clock for the pur
pose of recommending a list of worthy
Confederate soldiers and their widows
to the Btate Board for pensions. The
meeting was deferred from the first
Monday in the month- on account of
the fourth of July holiday. The num
ber of pensioners from New Hanover
this year will be about as large as ever.
While several have died, others have
become worthy of the small pittance
which the State la able to give and
have been added to the list. The Board
ia composed of Col. W. L. DeBosset,
Capt. Geo. W. Huggins and Mr. O.
The Excursion Wsb Qslet.
Yesterday afternoon's Fayetteville
Observer aays: "The big Odd Fel
lows' excursion, which went down to
Wilmington yesterday morning, re
turned here at 3 o'clock this morning.
There was not a mishap of any kind.
uu bmi mo excursionists report Hav
ing had a splendid day of it. Though
there were five hundred or more peo
ple on the train, there was not the
slightest sign of disorder, and for this
the Odd Fellows' committee of man
agement is to be congratulated."
no Pity Shows.
"For years fate was after me con
tinuously," writes F. A. Qu Hedge, of
Verbena, Ala. "1 had a terrible case
of plJer, causing twenty-four tumors.
When all failed Bucklen'. Arnin
SalTe cured me." Equally as good for
Barns and all Aches and Pains.
umy zse at B. R. Bellamys drug
Bit One from Osrilof ton aod Florescr, ?.
Relora ol another.
John Beb Drake's excursion frorn
Darlington, 8. O , reached the city
yesterday morning at 11:30 o'clock,
bringing only about 275 people who
! spent the day in the city and at the
beacher, returning at 10 o'clock last
The Seaboard Air Line excursion
from Chester, 8. O , and points this
s'de returned1 early last night after the
bet part of two days here. Nearly
503 of the visitors went for a trip on
the steamer "Wilmington" to Carolina
Beach, Southporl and out to sea yesterday.
A Remsrkible accident.
During the electric storm Sunday
afternoon lightning struck a reducer
on a pole In front of Taylor's Bazaar
on Market street, setting fire to the
pole. The hook and ladder truck re
sponded with the chemical engine and
soon had the flames out While com
ing down Market street at a rapid rate,
a shoe flew off the fore hoof of one
of the big horses attached to the hook
and ladder truck, struck a colored
man on the shoulder at Davla' stables,
some fifteen feet away, glanced off
and struck Mr. Owen Home, another
bystander, in the head, Inflicting a
painful icalp wound into which Dr.
Eoonce found it necessary to take two
stitches. The accident wis most un
usual. One report has it that a third
man was struck in the stomach by the
shoe and was also more or less injured.
Mutual Life Prize Winners.
Mr. Gaston L. Myers, of the firm of
Mcintosh & Myers, district agents of
the Mutual Lire Insurance Company,
of New York, is at the St. Louis Ex
position enjoying a week's sojourn as
the guest of the company; Early In
the year the company offerea a num
ber of special trips to agenta for a cer
tain amount of paid business, and Mr.
Myers was one or the successful con
testants. The party has been delight
fully entertained at the company's
club house. No. 5001 Washington
boulevard, St. Louis. They are ac
companied by Mr. Harris R. Wiilcox,
manager of the company in this Stale.
In the party of agents are Messrs' ir
H. Smith, Fayetteville; F. P. Brown.
nsieign; t. B. Bprlnkle, Winston
Salem, and G. L. Myers, Wilmington.
Mrs. McSIsmmy Dead.
Friends will regret to learn of the
death of Mrs. Dora McClammy, wife
or Mr. George McClammy, formerly
of the police force but now a watch
man at the Cape Fear Machine Workr.
Mrs. McClammy died at the James
Walker Memorial Hospital Tuesday
afternoon in the 46th year of her age.
uesioes her husband sh leaves sev
eral children. The funeral was con
ducted by Bey. A. D. McCiure. D. D .
pastor of SL Andrew's Presbyterian
church, at 11 o'clock yesterday morn
ing and the remaics were laid- to rest
in tfellevue cemetery. The pall bear
ers were: Messrs. Alex. Hewlett, J.
G. Carney, Silas Saeeden and Jno. M.
Miss Bena Mills js the guest of
Miss Davenport, of .Newbern.
Mrs. P. M. McOrary left yester
day to visit friend In Durham.
Mr. J. A. Moore, of Fayette
etteville, ia registered at The Orion.
Miss Grace Jennings, of Fayetteville-,
is the guest of friends In the
Miss flattie Bnnn, of Rocky
Mount, Is the guest of Mrs. J. Hicks
Miss Agnes Makeley, of Eden
ton, is the guest of the Misses Beebs
at WrignUville Beach.
Miss Upchnrch, of Raleigh, who
has been the guest of Miss Louise
Harper, returned yesterday.
Fayetteville Observer: "Mies
Fan Williams is visiting Mrs. D. M.
Williamr, in Wilmington."
Miss Janie Pearson, of Mor
ganton, N. C, is visiting Mlts Olive
Armstrong, on 8oulh Fourth alree.
Miss Hattie A. Gilbert has re
turned from a visit to Mr. and Mr.
John E Hair in Cumberland county.
Mrs. Ada C. Harriss and little
daughter, of Verons, N.O., are guests
of Mrs. Harriss' brother, Mr. W. H.
Mrs. C. B. Ellsworth, of Ports
mouth, Va , is in the city on a visit
to her father, Mr. 8. L. Yopp, and
other members or the family.
Mrs. Clark and grand-daughter,
Miss Mary McPheraoo, of Louisville,
Ky., are visiting Mr. Ed. Clarr, of the
A. C. L passenger department.
Among yesterday's arrivals
were:. T. a Clark, Wadesboro; O. E.
Holton, Greensboro; John W. Billet,
Charlotte; T. S. Differ, Charlotte.
Mr. John C. Wagner, a promi
nent oUken and an alderman or the
city or Kinaton, N. 0., is here on a
visit to the family of his brother-in-law,
Mr. Geo. T. Hewlett.
Mrs. John A. Graham, and Mr.
and Mrs. Ed. Graham, of Chester, 8.
a are here on a visit to Mr. T. W.
Olawson. Mrs. Graham is Mr. Claw.
son's aister and Mr. Graham, his ne
phew. Pender Chronicle: "Mr. A.
L. Bo wen, who hss for some time been
stenographer for the A . O. L. B. R.
Co., at Wilmington, has returned to
his home In West Burgaw. He la go
ing to farming."
Col. J. w. Reed, of Chester,
S. O., was among the excursionists
from Chester, S. O., yesterday. He Is
an "unreconstructed rebel" and still
wears the gray. He waa on the staff
of General Btephen D. Lee during the
The many friends of Capt.
Landon O. Jones, one of the jolly At
lantic Coast Line conductors at Flor
ence, were delighted to see him In the
city yesterday. He brought in the
Darlington excursion, reluming at
10 o'clock Iait night
Cedar Creek correspondence:
"Miss Flora Downing, who has been
working for Messrs. J. H. Rshder &
Co, Wilmington, came up on' the
steamer 'City of Favettevilln
Thursday to spend a few weeks with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Nell I Down
ing." Mr. H. L. Darr and little
daughter, Miis Ruth, Mr. and Mra.
Cbas. M. Newmann, Misses Genie and
Grace Naismlth, Mr-. Peck, Mrs.
Hicks, of New York, Mrs. J. L. Neely
and children, Mrs. Heap, Miss Ida
Heap and Willie Heap were among
yesterday's arrivals in the city.
Among the Florentines on the
excursion yesterday were Dr. E. M.
Matthews, J. J. Gee, Bernard Early,
Jerome P. Chase; Jr., George Will
cox, Albert Muldrow.Dawson Latham
Dick Abbott. Olas Howie, win m
Meadows, Leon Tlliery, Leo Keefc!
Teader aid Drlviag Wheels Braised Off
Lets of Ssss Bellamy Early Yeiter
dsy Near Jhamploa Qompresr.
isopntatloa gloss to flips.
Both his legs maahed off just below
the hip jointr, Injured Internally and
Buffering nntold agony, 8am Bellamy,
a young negro, perhaps not over 25
years of age, died In the Jamea Walker
Memorial Hospital yesterday after
noon at 5:80 o'clock, having been
run over by a shifting engine on the
A. O. L. dummy track on Ninth, be
tween Walnut and Red Oross streets,
at 8:50 o'clock In the morning. The
negro formerly Hyed at Chad bourn,
N. a, and his remains will likely be
shipped there for burial.
Tne accident by which the negro
lost his life wss unusual la some re
spt els. What Is known as "Saddle
Bick" shifter No. 100, in charge of
Engineer Charles Grant, was proceed
ing backward at a low rate of speed up
tte street, the negro sealed in front
on a board. Suddenly the engineer
felt something under the engine and
with his eyes straight ahead In front
of the shifter he saw the negro under
the wheels, writhing In agony. The
engine was stopped in a moment, but
not until after two wheels of the ten
der and one of the driving wheels had
passed over bis legs, bruising them
practically off ; one about five Inches
below the hip joint and the other
about an Inch lower down.
The colored man was pulWd from
under the engine, bis legs practically
ia a pulp and pieces of fir ah and
ground bone on the rails. He re
mained conscious and cried out pit
eously until Dr. D. W, Bulluck came
and placed him under the influence of
n opiate. The Buffering man was
then taken to the hospital In the am
bulance where he died eight hours
later, Drs. Akermsn, Bulluck and
Caldwell having amputated the mash
ed limbs close up to the body.
Bellamy came to Wilmington sever
al years ago an had been employed
for aome time on the Atlantic Coast
Line yards. Just how he came to
fall from the board in front or the ten
der, where the couplers and brakeman
usually ride, Is unknown.
Passesfsr Trsio on Kalelfb and (spe
Pear Railroad Wrecked.
By Telegraph to the Morning star.
Raleigh, N. .0., July 10. a ds.
senger train, consisting of twocoacbes
and a locomotive, on the Raleigh aud
thsJTiJn" rftUrod. "Jlng more
man lOO pasiencera vu aMwk.ri ....
here yesterday, and 17 persons wf re
Theflrat car jumped the track, ran
about 50 feet on the croaaliea and then
tumbled down the 80-foot embank
ment, making two revolutlona atd
landing right side uo minus its tmb.
The rear car was nulled ar thL
track and extended lla lmth
All the Injured were in the first
The engine did not leave the track.
Seashore Hotel irrivals.
Among yesterday's arrivals at the
Seashore Hotel were O. B. wiki.
man, wife and child, Fayetteville; J.
W. Brown, Wlcaton-Salem; Mr. and
Mrs. P. D. Gold and child, Greens
boro; Wilton Brlney.Memphls, Tenu.,
W. J. Parrolt, of Darlington; Mrs.
W. K. Glllepsie, Charlotte; J. W.
Bryant, Wilaon; T. 8. Clark and W.
. James, wadesboro; A. J. Ham,
Charlotte; Mrs. J. DeJough and
Misses Beatrice and Reulh DeJougb,
Florence; Miss Lena Scbafer, Dillon;
Misses trannie Wlenberg, Edlin
Weinberg, of Darlington.
Parker's Cbaoces Excellest. , '
Iredell Meares, Etq., and little son,
George, are back from a ten days' trip
to New York. Mr. Meares was in New
York during the St. Louis convention
and saya that the nomination of Judge
Parker waa received with great enthu
siasm by the business and financial ele
ment there. Mr. Meares says there are
some power fnl lnfluencea and interests
at work for Judge Parker's electiot,,
and in some quarters it is freely and
confidently predicted that he will win.
roc At dots.
After several days of inactivity
on the local market, spirits turpentine
opened yesterday steady at 52J c. and
rosin steady at $3.40.
King Kelly tho earst while
manager of the Jackson villa baseball
team, will be taken on by the Savan
nahs to play second base.
The Mayor had only two cases
for trial yesterday. Thn nefendants
were charged with disorderly conduct
and were fined $5 and coats.
Standard Oil Barge No. 81 ar
rived yesterday from Philadelphia in
low of the tug "Astral" with a supply
of oil for the local b-anch of the com
The Mecklenbnrg Republican
Executive Committee at a meeting
Tuesday decided to put out a full
county ticket there. Heretofore no
oppoaltion has been made to the Dam
ocralle ticket In that section.
Col. John D. Taylor, Clerk of
the Superior .Court, has been advised
that Judge Oliver H. Allen will re
main officially "judge tiding this dis
trict" until the coming of Judge Fred
Moore, to hold Duplin court August
A. C. L. common stock has
been quite active for the past few
days, having advanced about ten
points, usoiain Hew York yester
day at 1131. L. & N. is also going up
in sympathy with Coast Line and was
quoted yesterday at 114.
V7m. Armstrong, colored, was
orougnt down rrom Castle Haynea I onwng. As a part of the diversion
yesterday morning and turned over I tne placed a cup on a stump in the
to rouceman u. Jfi. Wood on a charge I w?tBr ana iook turns shooting at it
or tne larceny of a bicycle. The trial I V Psoi. but. uray rowea into
. C. L. Conductors Ihanie.
The transfer or Capt. J. T. Garvey,
one of the Coast Line's finest condur '
tors, rrom the Florence-Savannah rur,
lotho Wilmington and Norfolk run
was noted tn yesterday's Star Cspt.
Gar vey succeeds Capt. W. L Morris,
who waa lately transferred herefrom
Florida and who will now go on thn
"shoo fly" betweea Goldsboro a;.d
Norfolk, making the first named city
his headquarters. Capt, E. C. Oobt-n
will lake a run at Florence to succet a
the Bad "Blue" Pamlly.
Fajelterille Observer: "Friday
night, near Bseford, a negro namrd
Bay, a brother or the Ray mentioned
In another column aa having killed a
man named Suttoo, ahot a woman
named Blue, the bait pasting through
the jaw, cutting the lower teeth en
tirely ou. The woman will rtcovcr.
This ia the third or fourth woman t.f
thia Blue family who has been shot
Raleigh correspondence of the
Charlotte Observer: Unless the
revenue officers are very great pre
varicators county officials are doing
very little to break up moonshining.
It is asserted that the moonshiners,
who at first kept by tho Watts law.
are getting ready to do more busi
ness. It is said by the revenue
people that the reason why county
officials will not aid in enforcing: the
law is that they fear they will lose
popularity and votes. It will be in
teresting to know how many moon
aliinn.. .4?.f-l A '
ouiucio uuuuvy uuiuiais ia iMoriii
Carolina have caught or have aided
in catching. It was said that in
one county where there are 5f
county officers, in the way of depu
ties, etc., and only 4 revenue offi
cers, the latter have done all the
tracking and cat) t urine of violators
of the Watts law, while the county
officers have not made a solitary
arrest, or taicen a single step in this
direction. It is said that the reve
nue officers find it harder than ever
to get Information as to location of
stills. They say that country peo
ple, or a great many of them, who
are in the vicinity of illicit distiller
ies sympathize with the moonshin
ers. There was a peculiarly sad funer
al at Scotland Neck on Saturday.
On Monday, July 4th, Mr. Walter
Gray, together with some other
yonng men and some ladies, went
to White's Mill for
the pond to replace the cup when it
was knocked off. As he was nnah.
lng back to the shore a pistol in the
hands of Mr. Will Alliirood VM nor .
dently discharged. Mr. Gray ex
claimed that he was ahot. W ha
did not fall those on shore thought
he was iokiocr. He nallod w ...
sistance and when nn Brinro if htqq
i - -- wuva v mm VT (U
found that the ball had entered his
8tOmach. Ha waa hAfi rvKf a
Friends of Rev. A. B. Holton. I and sen to the hnsnitai at ovWa
was poiiponed yesterday awaiting
witnesses from Rocky Point.
The young people of Si. Paul's
Lutheran church have organized a
tennis club. A court has baen laid
out on the church lawn, The first
meeting of the club to play tennis will
be held this evening from 5 to 8
pastor or Market 8treel M. E. Church,
will sympathlte with him in the death
of his youngest sister which occurred
at her home in Tennessee yesterday.
Rev. Mr. Holton received a telegram
conveying to him the sad Intelligence.
SORELY STRICKEN PA WILY.
Veaersble Father and OloVat, Osorhler
Clslmed by Death Simultaneously.
iii me fcTAE at
Rico, Coiumbus county, chronica
Manly Hlnes and J. A. Brown.
Nlant Was Har Terror.
, "I would cough nearly all night
long," writes Mrs. CHiapla A
or Alexandria, Ind., "and could hard'
ly get any sleep. I hid consumption
so bad tbat if I walked a block I
would cough frightfully and spit
blood; but, when all other medicines
failed, three $L00 bottles of Jr.
King'a New Discovery wholly cured
x xameu nny-eig&t pounds.'
Its absolutely guaranteed to cure
Sift PoL PPe. Bronchitis
and all Throat and Lung troubles.
at R R Bbllaxt's drug store. i
Bean ths ll Kind You Haw Always Bonghl
the death of Mr. Joshua D. Ha.kett
one of the most prominent cfHzana nr
his community, who passed away at
8:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the
advanced age or 90 years. Mr.' Has
kelt was a native or Jones Ount?,
this Btate, but went to Rosenda!e be
fore the war and was an t-xtentfve
naval atore opnrator and mtnattc u
rer. He served gallantly during the
civil conflict, and. rulnrnlna kAm.
foubd himself impoverished by the
fortunes of war. For more than half
a century he bad been a devoted m Am .
ber of the Methodist church and was
held In the highest esteem in the com
munity. His sons, M-srs. Edgar,
Jesse and Marlon, at their fath
er's bedside when he passed awt
Withln less than ten hours after Mr
Haskelt'a death ,' oldest daughter
also died of mucii .h- ramo nmess and
still another daugL.tr is critically ill
and not expcc.ed to live.
OOOn an Oneration was norfnrmAil
and it was found that the hall had
cut through the stomach, had cut
away part of the liver and lodged in
the back. Mr. Gray died from the
WOUnd Thuradav aftnrnnnn if A
1 TRUCK FARM SUPERINTENDENT
atrawhHtii.or??"Wy understand erowlng or
ns; or same; cultivation or notatoaa haana
ana cantaloupes: and. In ract. all k
vegetation. Moat be man ot familv Adnnna.2
accommodations for the honsedold t?t2
salary exoectea, experience and send belt ol
references. Address o. j"BUaDiOK
Jenw W Mt:rr-oTiafnM?B: I.
SAW MILL and
WRIT FOR PRIOKS
GlBBES MACHINERY COUPSNV
COLUMBIA, S. a