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ASHEVILLE, N. C, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1889.
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THE SPI.KN1HO PAI.ACK OF
IIH (iuriceouH Rooms Killed with
Maicuiliceiit RelicH and I.lvintc
Memories! or l.e Petit Corporal
Royalty' RulnH. lite.
Paris, August ,'U, 1SSI).
Ivditor Citizen: To-day we will long
rcnicmlicr ns having leen most delight
fully passed at the palace of Fontain
blcau, to reach which a ride of nearly fifty
mili s by railway was required. Arriving
tlierc (it 11 o'clock we were obliged,
thanks to the abominable fashion of
France, to sacrifice an hour to scenic a
much needed breakfast. Hut fortunately
this was done in a nice hotel, facing,' tin
amphitheatre, witli its famous old horse
shoe stairs, so that time was not entirely
Itreakfast being dispatched as quickly
as possible, we hastened to this beautiful
palace, a palace indeed, so rich in history
from the time ol Louis VII to that of the
last unfortunate emperor, Louis Napo
It may seem a trespass iiponyourspacc
and the patience of your readers to give
even the slight description, which weenn
nnl refrain from allunpting, of sonic of
the principal apartmeuis. II yon so
consider it you need not publish it. We
will have the pleasure of writing it, all
We were lost conducted by the guide
into the eliupelof the Holy Trinity, rather
small in size, anil eliielly worthy of note
for its beautifully frescoed ceiling, and
tcsselated marble lloor, and as the place
in which the inlant Napoleon 111 was
We next ascended a St. lir to enter the
apartmeuis of the nrc.it Napoleon, ami
passing through three of moderate size
one, lire Salle dc Bains, now ornamented
with glass painted most curiously by
some unknown artist, which used to be
in the bath ro..iu of Marie Antoinette,
and had been lor sonic strange reason re
moved hither we enter the most deeply
interesting of these, lo-wit, " La Salle d'
Abdication," in which Bonaparte sal.
and the table which siipporied the docu
incut that must have cost him so much
pain to sign.
Adjoining this room is the "cabinet ch
travciller," where the laborious man per
formed such marvels ol labor, and still
containing his desk, secretary, etc., anil
from it we enter his bedchamber, in which
his bed stands, ami near it the crib of his
onlv son, the King ..I Kome. Here also
are" the jewel box ol Maria Therese ami
n strange clock given her by Pope Pius
We next enter the Salle dc Council, a
magnificent room containing a circular
table nine feet in diameter, of wood in
color resembling mahogany, the wholi
top being of one solid piece. No doubt
sonic of the big trees of California may
scorn this, hut we do not remember to
have seen so large and so perfect a speci
men. Next is the Salle dc Troiie.contnin
itifi the throne of Napoleon, and with
ceiling inlaid with monograms of Louis
XIV, but attracting our attention to its
elegant chandelier which, we are told,
cost oil, OOP francs.
We now reach the suite of rooms espe
cially belonging to Marie Antoinette.
First, her boudoir, witli her chairs and
sofas in old gold upholstering, and its
lloor laid in the form of a star with the
(luecu's monogram in the center; second,
her bcdchainlier, containing her bed, o!
which the hangings surpass in riclmcsi
anything wc have yet seen. These, wc
arc told, were made in Lyons especially
f ir her, but her downfall occurred hclorc
thev were finished, so they remained in
the factory until the time of Napoleon 1.
who had them placed where they now
are; third, the salon of tiie uuloi tunate
Ouccii, in the center of which is her
loveiv inlaid table, of which the mosaics
illustrate the four seasons, while on the
mantel are two vases madefor her by the
Sevres factory, and the most perleetly
exipiisite shade of blue wc ever imagined,
much less beheld.
Among the most interesting rooms is
the library, tilled with books anil docu
ments of French history, ornamented
with paintings, but its chief interest to
us is the original draft, in his own hand
writing of the Article of Ahdicnlioiiof Li
Petit Corporal. Its blurred ami scratched
condition and many interlineations
seemed to indicate the terrible meiitai
struggle it cost the writer. Wccoulduol
resist the temptation to copy it. 1 lere it
" Lcs puissances allies nynm proelaime
(pie I'lvnipercur Napoleon emit Ic scul ob
stacle an rctnblisscmcnt de l.i Paix en
Furope, I'F.mpcreur lidcic at son sermons,
declare (U il reiionee pour ltd, el ses sue
eessetirs all Trone de France el d Italic,
et ipi il tidele a son sermons 11' est aneiiu
sacrifice personnel ineine eelui de la vie,
ipi il ne soil prcs n faire an la bieu inter
ests de la Nation France. Avril, IS1-L"
To this is no signature and it diners in
some respects from that which he signed
next day, and wc think ilsrcielition and
inaccuracies indicate the depth of the
Not to lie too lengthy, the other most
remarkable rooms arc the salon 01 frau
ds I. ; the salon of Louis XII 1 in which
that monarch was born; the salon ol
Louis IX; "the saint," with an eques
trian statue of Henry IV over the man
tle; life size both man ami horse which
will give an idea of the room's dimen
sions; boudoir and bed-room of Mine.
M.iintenoii, in which are chairs curiously
imholstercd with tniiestried landscapes.
It was in these rooms that this remark
able woman ruled France through the
w.-nk Kiiicr Louis XIV. And yctwetnust
note the magnificent gallery of Henry II.
This apartment is 100 bv H feet, the
ceiling 30 feet high, wonderfully formed
in carved walnut nnaid in gold, and each
ol its ornamentations are reproduced in
the oaken lloor, so faithfully as to lead
one to imagine he sees them in a mirror.
Also deeply interesting are the apart
ments of Pope Pius VII, which were oc
cupied bv that uuntifl' first as the guest
and then as the prisoner of Napoleon.
We will not bore you further with details
.. these gorgeous, royal rooms, although
iii.iuv others were of deep interest to us.
Wc hastened to sec and enjoy the gul
dens surromulnm on three sides, the pal
ace, and the inngnifieent avenue which
used to lie its approach, ami thence to
the court with which we will close this
letter, ns here occured the touching scene
on which we like to ponder, sad though
it be, yet showing the wonderful love,
which can exist between true men. Here
it was that the greatest of all chieftains
took leave of his faithful soldiers. Our
little French guide book gives a descrip
tion of this scene more pathetic than we
have seen el ewhere, ana wc mnsi
attempt to give you even our poor trans
lation ol it:
"On the morning of April 20, Napoleon
left Fontaineblcau. He wished to bid
adieu to his guard, and it had assembled
in tbeciMirtol the White Horse, which
bus since been called also "The Court of
the Adieus." "Soldiers," said Ifc, "my
companions in arms, I havcalways found
you on the road to honor; it is necessary
now that wc part. I might have re
mained longer with you, but it would
have lieen wicked to prolong a bitter
contention, attended crlinps by war
both civil and foreign, and I have re
solved to remain no longer within the
borders of France. May you enjoy Un
rest you have so faithfully earned and lie
happy. For myself, 1 niai.e nocotnplaint.
I have one mission left, and it is for t hat
I consent to live. That mission is to tell
posterity l the great things you and I
have together accomplished. Would
that I could take you each in my arms,
but let me embrace this Hag which repre
sents you.' Can wc wonder that there
were few eves drv, when the general
In ew himself into his carriage and was
driven away from his faithful guard?
1. w. 1'.
I'o Hten Into the l)lraeed Cor
poral' Official ttlic.
iinuR Park, Md., Septcnilicr 1i M.ij.
Win. Warner was closeted with Presi
dent Harrison overall hour last night.
lie left Washington at 3 p. ill., expecting
to reach llcer Park at nine, anil return to
Washington at ten o'clock. 1 1 is train
was an hour late, and he was obliged to
remain over night, and lell here early
this morning. His visit was more sc
ions than his errand. He came to ex
plain wily he could not give up a lucra
tive husiucss to accept me pension eoui
missioncrship. Whether Ihe President
succeed in changing his determiuatioii
cannot lie learned. hcu seen bv the
Associated Press reporter this morning,
the President said: "1 have nolhing to
give out about ex-eoinmissioucr Tanner's
successor; aosolutcly nothing. Me was
.aillci mg severely hoin toothache at the
Lewis A. Cii-oof, ol I linaha. Neb., war
appointed commissioner ol the gcncial
and olln'c this morning, vice . il
Stoekslager resigned. After simiiugjudgi
root s commission, the ITcsnlcnl gave
the morning to answei ing personal let
lets and dictating to his stenographer.
I here are no developments to-ntght m
the K-nsion commission ; the President
took vacation from all work this aflir-
noon, lie stated that lie would m.'iKr
aut lew appointments during his slay a(
Peer Park, but would confine himself til
most w holly to other matters.
icitrrisu ;kain thadi;.
The Mark I.ane lixpress' Review
of CropH and Price.
I.oMioN, September 1(. The Mark
Lane Ivxpress, is its weekly review of the
ilritish grain trade says:
Ilcliverics of new crop wheat are largely
increasing. Some sales were as low as
litis, per S0 pounds. Sales ol l.nglish
wheal during the past week were oo.'.IN'.i
ipiarLers at ilOs. lid., against lfj.fiofi
iiuirtci s at :tSs. Id. during the corres
ponding week last year. The large differ
ence in prices between now and a year
ago is partly due to the tact that wheat
offered at this time twelve mouths ago
was old grain ol the crop oflNX7. l'or-.-igu
wheat is sixpence lower, l-'lour
sliows a fractional deelin . Corn is weak.
Prices of beans and peas are in the buy
ers' favor, kve is sixpence lower. At to
day's market Luglish new wheats sold
at an average ol .(lis. per quarter, and
old at ;ios. Foreign wheat was neglected.
Flour was firmer. Ilarley was sixpence
lower. There was a further fall of three
l nee in rye. Septcnilicr corn was down
nine pence to Is. Oats were lirnt. Cal
cutta iinsecd was nine jcuec lower,
Itamiuet to lCinperor William,
IIanovkk, Sept. Hi. A grand banipiet
was given last night by the Provincial
States in honor of limpcror William.
Count von Minister, (ieiinan ambassa
dor to France gave a treat in honor of
the Imperial family. Ill his speech he
said the Linperor could always count
upon the readiness of Hanover to re
spond lo a nv call, whether for pence or
war. 1 he l'.niieror, in Ins response, said
iie was fully conscious of the loyalty, no
bility and self-sacrificing patriots which
have distinguished Hanover. Itwns due
lo these qualities that the Imperial house
iiad been able lo lierform an extremely
difficult task, namely, to have to let go
auyllung that had once been grasped. At
the conclusion of his speech which was
loudly received, the Kmieror proposed a
treat to Hanover, and drank it from the
same glass from which his grandfather
drank a similar toast in 187 1.
A Conference Called.
Noki-iii.K, Va., Seplemlier 10. A con
ference has been called by llenera! V. II.
I't'oncr, formerly of that wing of the Kc-pibli-an
party 111 Virginia who. oppose
(tcticr.il Mnhonc's plan of party organi
zation. The conference will be held on
October 1, at the ICxehange hotel in
Richmond, and the call is made by Oeii-
craMi-oncr 111 Ins iH-rsoual capacity, as
it is understood he docs not feel that he
holds any official position since the com
promise thought to have been eflcetcd by
the national Republican committee in
Washington lately, anil the recognition
of (ieneral Mahone's wing of the party at
w asiiiugtou since that tunc.
Death of Ir. Money.
Key. I'r. Koliey, who has been for sev
eral days hoveringlictwccn lileand death
was called from labor to rest yesterday,
at his home in llnldsboro, where he was
dearly lu'lovcd. As a faithful and zeal
ous minister of the Methodist church, he
was well known throughout the State.
He was a man of positive views, of ac
tive brain, and would make his impress
felt on anvbodv with which he was eon
tinted, blithe was a workerinthe Lord's
vmevaril. not lor hunsell but tor others
and gave the labors of his life that others
might lie blest, lie lias gone to 111s re
ward. l-iid ola Moclety Event.
Cimcaiio, Septemlier 10. A dispatch
from liirmiinrliain, Ala., says: the
oiieiiing of the handsome new nrmorv ol
the Woodstock Guards of thiseity Satur
day niirhl. a society event, concluded in
a most disastrous manner. A delicious
supper was served during the evening ol
which all the guests pnrtooK ireeiv.
About midnightallof them between, six
ty and one hundred in number were seized
with violent pains in the stomach. The
ice-cream had Iwen poisoned. Stomach
pumps and antidotes of various kinds
were used, but for a while it looked se
rious. As yet none of them are dead, but
n number arc still quite ill.
Mall Hoat mIrbIiik.
Norfolk, Va., Septemlier 10. TltcKo
nnoke Island mail hoat due nt Flizaheth
City, M. C. last month, had not arrived
Saturday night, and it feared that she
has caiisized in Albemarle sound during
the gale and lost.
A SPI.KNUID SiHOWING
Made l- the llaltlniore on Her
Wasmincton, Sept. 1(5. Secretary
Tracy to-day received the following tele
gram from Capt. Kirkland, president of
the trial board, which conducted the
trial of the new cruiser Iiallimore lasl
"The trial of the Baltimore is satisfae
torially completed. The horse power in
excess of requirements, average sncd per
hour, for four hours, nineteen ami six
lengths knots. Maximum speed for one
hour twenty and twenty lengths knots.
Complete reports cannot be furnished for
The gercrnl topic id' interest at the
navy (icp.u tinciil to-day was the re
markable nTlormaucc of the new cruiser
Iiallimore oil her trial last Saturday.
Ivarly in the day commander Olass, who
was 11 member of the trial board, called
upon secretary Tracy and gavehim some
data relative to the trial which pleased
the secretary so weii I hal in a magnan
imous spirit he sent the following tele
gram lo ex-sccictai-v Whitney w ho pro
cured the designs for the ship's hull and
contracted for her construction :
Washington, D.C., Sept. Hi.)
To W.C. Whitney, late Secretary of the
Navv: Permit me to congratulate you
on the magnificent performance of the
(Signed I Hunj. I". Tracy.
The Philadelphia, which was recently
launched on the Pclawarc, has been
practically the same as the Kaltimore. In
her easelhei eisnorequircnicnl as to horse
power as was I he case with the Italtimorc,
which was required to make good horse
powei ; I. ut she is guaranteed to make
II) knots, and should site do as well ns
the Maltimorc, she will net a handsome
profit lo her builders, as they will receive
nl oil, (Hill for ever quarier knot made by
the vessel over and .above IP knots.
The cyclone reported vcsUrdnv is now
central in the east gulf, moving west
north-west. Maximum velocities ol .11
lo 1( miles arc reported on 1 lie Florida
coast. Vessels sailing south-east troin
gulf porls will encounter heavy gales.
The bond olferings to-day aggregated
$L'S'.l,"iil, accepted $.'(iil,soo at I .UK for
lours ami l.il.i-:i for four ami halt's.
A SHU'WHI-lKlvll I RI.W
KtcMcuccI After llelitK Twenty-Two
U111H Without Food,
AtX'Ki.AMi, September 1(1. The Tonga
steamer Waiuui has brought lo I his port
the captain and crew of the lirilish ship
(larston, Capt. llavics, from Sydney, N.
S. W ., lor San Francisco, which lounil-
ered in mid ocean. The shipwrecked sail
ors were twentv-two days in an open
boat without food or water. On the
twenty-second day the men, driven to
desperation bv hunger and thirst, de
cided that one ol their number must be
sacrificed to save the lives of the others.
They were casting lots to see whoshould
be victims when they reached Wallis isl
and. Natives of the island assisted the
exhausted men to land and treated them
in the kindest manner. A mission boat
took them to Tonga.
The latest advices from Samoa are that
Malicloa was quietly restored to power
and that he and Mataafa have gone to
the island of Mamma, where Ihey will
remain until the decisions of the lierliu
conference have lieen confirmed. The
(icrman consul at Apia notified Tamasesc
that ticnuany was precluded from giving
support to any party on the isiaud.
mr. in HiiF.ic-H ii;h;natio.n
Will Not he Accepted t'ntil the
Hwatu Case 1b Nettled.
Wasiiinhton, I). C, Scplcnilier 1(1.
f Special 1 The resignation of Tinted
States district attorney F'ib. II. Ilusbec.
of the eastern district of North Carolina,
to take elleet when his successor shall
have been appointed ami qualified, will
not be accepted by attorney-general Mil
ler until a certain case (Swazey I now in
litigation between the United States gov
ernment and the Stale ol North Carolina
has been finally adjusted. Mr. Iluslicc
has had charge of the matter so far and
will continue to net ns district attorney
until it is setlicd. ioy. Fowlc is exiee
tcd here this week in connection with
Affairs ol a llroken Concern.
Huston, Seplemlier Hi. Somewhat
sensational rumors were heard to-day as
to the magnitude of the deficits ofllrown,
Stcese & Clarke, and the failure of the ex
amining committee to fund offsets ap
proaching in any degree the amounts
raised on notes. President Wenton
Lewis, of the .Manufacturers' bank, who
is a member ol thr committee engaged in
the examination of the accounts, says:
"I don't see any advantage in publish
ing the alfairs in piecemeals, because, il
parlies should think they find any such a
complexion of accounts at this stage,
they may be entirely changed by some
thing discovered later. 1 don't say thai
any such deficits have as yet been dis
covered. It is premature to base an opin
ion 011 anything thai has occurred thus
far. AITairsnrceoniplicntcd,"lie said, and
"it will be three or four weeks iK'fore we
can act on the report of expert account
ants. The amount of the linn's notes for
which it v?as said that offsets could
not be found amounts lo $17,000,0110.
St. Joskpii, Mo., Sept. lo. St. Joseph
exposition met with a great disaster to
night. 1 he crowd to-d.-iv and to-niglit
was far greater than nt any time since
the opening. About 1(1. .10 pist as the
entertainment in the great amphitheatre
had closed, a tire broke out in the main
hall, and the great building, 1,1011 feet ill
length, and fitted with all manner ol ex
hibits was burned..
Prepared to Pay Ivxpenses.
Richmond, Va., Septemlier 10. The
body of an unknown white man, about
twenty-live years of age, was found in
Oakland cemetery Sunday with a pistol
ball 111 his head and a weapon 111 his hand
A note was found 111 his pocket saying
that he was of sound mind and that he
had $30 in his pocked to pay the luneral
exicnses. The money was touml on his
At lloston Philadelphia 3, Boston 2.
At Chicago Chicago 3, Indianapolis
At Washington Washington 4-, New
At Pittsburg Pittsburg-Cleveland
game postponed on account of rain.
Death of a Leadline MlnlNter.
Richmond, Septemlier 10 Rev. J. W.
U. Simcoe one of the most prominent
ministers of the Methodist Kpiscopal
church, South, died in Ashland Yesterday.
OVER A MILLION.
III'MINl'.SM NKN llt'HNl.n Ol'T
AT 1.01 isvii.i.i;.
l ive Firemen Cauicht In the Ie-
hriH of a Kallinic Wall and are
Killed The I.okhch Represent a
liraud Total of Si, 263,000.
Lorisvil.l.lC, Ivy., September 10. Bam
berger, Bloom ei Co., one of the three
largest wholesale dry goods ami notion
houses in Louisville, is completely de
stroyed by tire. I he loss will already
reach nearly a million dollars, and Ihe
lire is still raging.
Four lircmeu were certainly caught by
falling walls and killed, and two more
are reported under the debris. They were
working close up ill the rear, when the
rear wall fell and they were crushed be
neath it. Four have been taken out
dreadfully mangled, whose namesarenot
The rain this morning aided in extin
guishing the snioulderiii,, lire at Bainbur
ger, Bloom it Co's. The men killed were
slamliug 011 the lop of Ihe saloon in rear
of the lire putting the hose in place when
the rear wall ol the building crashed
down 011 them, completely demolishing
the saloon and burying the men. A fund
lias bcciistarted lorthe lucmcit'siniiiilics.
now reaching $li,."iO0.
Tue following is a corrected list of the
killed and wounded, killed: Fdwurd
Ivarly, captain No. 1 hook and ladder
company ; Lawrence Steigliler, pipciunu
No. S engine company ; Thomas Whalcn,
reel driver No. S engine company ; John
Monohan, pipciunu No. S engine com
pany; Patrick Foley, laddcrinnii No. 2
iiook ami ladder company. Injured:
Dennis Mcdrnth, Inildcrmnii No. 2 hook
and ladder company, so badly that hi
will die; Frank Bess, laddcrmaii No. 2
hook and ladder company, died ihis
morning from his wounds.
Losses anil insurance on property de
stroyed, according to estimates made by
linns burn -d out, are as lollows: Bam
berger, Bloom it Co., building, JjiJl.V
1100; stock, jfiTN.-i.ooo. Louis ('.ranaiaii,
shoes; slock, fjiOo.lMHl. L. Brclzclder it
Co., hats, slock, $00,000. W. C. Covi
it Co., shoes, stock, $10,000. Isaac
Baer, saloon, slock anil building, $liO,-
000. Kalilheiiii it Tate, saloon, stock
and building damaged by falling walls.
..",, 0011. Loss 011 smaller buildings can
not be learned, but the total will proba
bly reach $lL'o,ooo. This makes a grand
total of $l,l!(i3,ooo. Bamberger, Bloom
it Co. are insured with every company
having local rcpresenlatives, eighty in
.ill. Besides, they have large amounts
with .New York companies not repre
sented. Ilrolhlcldcr & Co., stock $12,-
000,011 building owned by W.J. Norton.
100; V. S. Wright, $0,000, (b'anman it
Co., stock $lil,o00: Cove it Co., $0,000,
Willi local agency.
TIlIv tK(MN THI VI.
A Regular Panel Wanted Kvcry
CiiicAiai, Seplemlier 10. Whin the
Crouin trial was resumed this morning
lawyer Forrest, on behalf oi Dan Cough-
liu, challenged special venire jurymen on
the ground that the regular panel had
not been exhausted. He said that in the
trials of McDonald and (larriglc, the cele
brated boodle trial which resulted in
their conviction, that every two weeks
Ihey had a regular panel w hich was
used up before the special venire was re
sumed. "We arc entitled to have a reg
ular panel every two weeks," said For
it'st, "and I demand it." Alter a brief
decision, Judge McCounell said : "So lai
as Forrest's suggestions arc concerned, I
see nothing in them whatever. I believe
that this court is sitting as a separate
court, and controlled independently ol all
other brunches. A particular Judge ol
the criminal court hastmdcrtakeu to I1111I
a jury in this case and having no panel
at the time, he has undertaken to get a
jury by a special venire. It is piopcr for
him Lo continue to the cud wit h summons
by a special venire upon citizens of the
county lor jury services. At the same
tune, il the regular panel were here, 1
would not hesitate for a moment lo ten
der them to you, gentlemen, for selection.
At the same time, it would only be prool
01111a, 1 think, wit hunt any doubt that
wc have a right to proceed lolliccndaiid
gel a jury by a Siccia! venire, but I am
so anxious to get a jury that I will pro
ceed to any end in order to do so.
T he Slate'sattorncy : The only ques
tion, your honor, is whether this spe
cial venire was issued ami proK'ily
served. H it was, then the motion
should be overruled.
Judge McCounell Iwill overrule the
chalk-age, but if, later on, the defense
wants thai panel hroughl from thcothcr
room, liny can have il."
Forrest "Very well, your honor; al
the same lime, 1 wish to save an excep
tion." Donaliu and Fosicr formally madc
soiuc motions on behalf of their clients,
Sullivan, Kunze and Biggs. They were
overruled, and the customary exception
taken. The examiuiilionol tacsmen was
Tlllv I.O.MHIK KTHIKi:,
The Hock I.aliorerH and Ifilack
London, Septemlier 10. Much III Kvliug
exists iK'tweeu the dock laborers and tin
"blacklegs,'- the nam. applied to the men
who took the places ol I lie strikers, and
the former refuse to work with them.
Several encounters have occurred lie-
tween llieni. Many of the dock laborers
protest that the leaders ol the strike had
no right to agree to the proposal that the
strikers should work hand in hand with
"blacklegs." Officials of the dock com
panies have made a strong complaint to
the Lord Mayor against the action of the
returned strikers, and he has promised to
do his utmost to compel the men to live
up to the terms ol their agreement.
Meanwhile the situation is regarded as
living So serious that a meeting of the
joint docks eoi'iinittee, conciliation com
mittee and the leaders of the strikers was
called to meet iinmcili.i'cly at the Man
A deputation of ship owners arrived at
the Mansion House while the meeting
was in progress. Burns spoke concern
ing the situation ami the causes which
led to it, and instanced seven eases where
unreasonable preference had been given
to "blacklegs." It was finally agreed by
all those present at t he meeting to en
deavor to have tl.e agreement kept in
tact by all parties interested.
The Havana Cycle Movtiiif.
Havana, Septemlier 10. The centres
of the cyclones mentioned in Saturday's
Despatch arc now west and south of this
city. The barometer registers 7.52,
millimetres, the weather is rainy and the
wind is blowing in a gust from the south
ItiisiueHH ill the Cirain Center llur-
ItiK VeHterday'H HeHHion.
CoiCAOo, Septemlier l.". Wheat was
rather dull to-day and lor great portion
ot session leehng was weak. Bear senti
ment seemed to predominate toward the
close, and as the result ol the dav s oper
ations a net loss in futures ol '. i;i:'i. was
established. 1 hat there was not pretty
sharp break in values was probably due
10 the narrowness of market and to ver
good buying by proiniueuL local tqicra-
lors when the market was dragging
around bottom. 1 Ins same operator
was the largest seller to-day of the year,
wheat.it issaid ison floor. NcwVorkgos
sip was bearish, but operators there arc
said to be conservatively inclined owing
lo poor grading ol receipts in the West
Corn active and lower, speculation mar
ket (qiened heavy ami under frecolfering!
declined ' 'jar's, new crop features show
ing greatest weakness. The market then
ruled quiet and circular closing with near
futures ' .'c'sand distant deliveries !1a-.
lower than Saturday. Oats were quiet
ami easy, i.ongs were lice sellers, short
selling was also indulged in, leeliug rest
ol the session was heavy. Pork stronger.
Shorts bought few lots ami as offerings
were small they were compelled lo ad
yancc their views L'oa.'io. Deferred de
iiveries were slronger and prices slightly
advanced but not fully supported. Only
aioderatc trade was reported in Ihe mar
ket for lard and market was slronger,
price was stronger but not fully sup
ported to close. Little near interest was
manifested in the market for short ribs
did trading was little more active.
Price ruled iiUuo higher and the market
closed comparatively steady.
I'OI.KH VOf UMIU.
Who They Arc) WhcreTlicv Are,
and What They Are lliiiint.
Mr. Beuchau Cameron, of liovcrnor
Fowlc's stuff, spent a portion of yester
day in the city, and returned lo his home
in Durham county last night, lie was
just from Baltimore, having taken part,
by invitation ol the (oycruor of Mary
land in the military leatures, as a repre
sentative of North Carolina, In the great
civic, military and naval commemora
tion of the attack 011 Baltimore and
bombardment oi Fort Mcllcnry.
Rev. Dr. J. B. Bobbin, of Raleigh, a
prominent member of the North Carolina
Conlercnce, and well-known throughout
the Slate, is paying his first visit to Ashc
ville. We acknowledge a very pleasant
call from the reverend geutlcuan yester
Rev. I;. Lathrop, I). D., of New Voik
city, who has been spending the summer
in Asbeville leaves lor his home on the
noon train so-day.
Rev. R. 0. Pearson leaves forCharlollc
Friday to conduct a scries of evangelical
meetings, beginning Saturday, Septem
Postollice inspector William Couard
went easl yesterday on oliicial business.
He will return to Ashcvillc Thursday.
Revenue agent T. II. Vaudufoid was
at the Baltcry Park yesterday,
Mr. Leon Tomlinson has returned to
his home tit I teuton, Ark.
Mr. Lbcn Collin, of Charleston, S. C,
is in the city.
Capt. Natl Atkinson lias returned from
Itoped In l Hnnihllnii Reporters
Roanilnic Round Ihe City.
Yesterday's fines in the police court
amounted to $7S.70.
There has not been a legal hanging,
and but one lynching, in Buncombe
county since 1S7,".
The rite ol baptism was coulci red upon
three candidates at the First Baptist
church Sunday evening.
The inquest over the body of C.eorgc
W. Bell will be held at Stai nes' under
taking rooms on North Main street, al H
o'clock this morning.
Rumor failed to announce a new loca
tion for the cily postollice yesterday,
.-iiul many people were sorely disap
pointed in consequence thereof.
The fare trout Ashcvillc to Washington
lo the session ol'thelii-aiidCoiuniaudery,
Knights Templar, which meets in that
city in October, is? la instead of $11. lo
as heretofore announced.
A bulletin announcing the arrival ami
dcpai'Lurc of trains over the Western
North Carolina raiho.-ul, at this place,
will hereafter be found daily at W. A.
Day's office, on Palton avenue.
A pleasure party consisting of cash
ier Pulliam, of the National Bank
of Ashcvillc, ami Mrs. Pulliam,
Misses Irene McLoud, Laura New-land,
Carrie Reynolds. Minnie Beardcn, of this
city, Miss Mctluirc, of Memphis, ami
Miss Baker, of Mobile, Ala., and Messrs.
Dan Summey, Frank Saunders, Charlie
Jordan, Dick Furman and Charles Bear
dcn, returned to the city Sunday nftcr
uoon from a ten days' visit to Liuvillc
Falls ami vicinity.
A 111k Price RefiiMed.
Ni:w York, September 10. It is offi
cially announced to-day that the stock
holders of the Thomas Iron Company
had refused lo ncccpt a bond of $3,foo,
000 made for the proiicrly by 1111 Knglish
syndicate. The refusal is wholly 011 ac
count of the price, the stock-holders
lielieving that the projKTly is worth fully
$1,000,000 more than was offered.
HurniiiK of a Summer Hotel.
C01. I'M m s, (in., September 10. A sk'
eial from Warm Springs to the Knqiiirer
Sunsays: The hotel al this place was
destroyed bv fire last night. The build
ing was worth about $lo,ooo. The loss
is partly covered by insurance. Several
guests had narrow escapes from iierish
ishiug by the flames. The pnqierly lic
long to Charles L. Davis.
The Weather To-lay.
Wasiunc.ton, Septemlier 10. Indica
tions for North Carolina Light rains,
winds shifting northerly ; lower temiKxa-ture.
Till: A., A. tic II. IKIAII,
A l.onit Pull, A HtroiiK Pull, and
a Pull Altogether.
Captain Atkinson has just returned
from a visit lo New Y'ork, to which cily
he was drawn by very important mat
ters connected with the present and fu
ture interests ol Ashcvillc, chief of which
is the railroad project named above
ti project so vast as to lie dismissed by
many us chimei ical ; and yet to the eye
of those aecuslomcd to deal with large
matters, and lo look sagaciously into
the hearings of great enterprises, do not
appear cither impracticable, vain urprol
itlcss. So that the scheme need not be dis
missed neither in contempt, incredulity
or despair. Things much more unlikely,
and much less hoielul than this are now
Asking Captain Atkinson w hat were
the results of his visit, we obtained
answers which wc give nearly in his own
He says, he went to New York to meet
t lie representatives of a construction
company from Boston and to confer
with them and ai range the contract for
building the Atlanta, Ashcvillc N: Haiti
more railroad. Alter a week's talk over
the matter, conclusions were reached
which will doubtless be acceptable to the
A., A. and B. R. R. Co., and the con
struction company. No papers wen
passed, bill certain leading points
were .agreed upon by Captain
Alkinson and those with whom Ik
was in conlercnce, w hich will be submit
ted to each of the companies. It is
thought no dilliculty will be experienced
111 adjusting the matter. A meeting ol
the A., A. and B. company will be held in
this city in a lew days to put lliceonlract
in due form for ihe signatures of the iwo
If all things go well, the survey will
oininence within the ncxi two weeks.
when the question of the counties' sub
scription w ill be submitted to the people.
No grading is to be done until the people
lecide the matter of the counties' sub
scription. 1 here is to be no slock taken
by the coiiuticsimlilthcroad iscoiuplelcd
through the counly and the trains lim
ning 011 regular schedule. At the same
time the comities arc to obligate them
selves to take a certain amount of stock
when Ihe road is thus complete. So if wc
get nothing we pay nolhing and can cer
tainly afford lo make the cxiierimcnl.
To use the language of Capt. A., which
we endorse . 'old adopt, "The road is ol
the greatest possible importance lo
sheville and all Western NorlhCurolina,
md the people should rally to the propo
Wc will give further data and informa
tion in a lew days.
I' Al'TS AIIOI'T Till; FAIR.
CxIilliilorH Will Have . Opportu
nity to Sell Articles.
The people should know that at the
coming Slate Fair and Southern Indus
trial Display Raleigh, N. C. October 10
to 111, ISS'.t, 1 the first three days are lor
arranging exhibits I that one of the spe
id leatures will be the selling of articles
exhibited; that is to say, that any
ho wisli to exhibit what they
raise or make, can have ihe opportu
nity without any cost, to sell during the
Fair. It is proposed to make the State
Fair a place where the people can find
anything from a split-bottom chair, to
a grand piano; and purchase the same.
The people in the counly and section
who make or raise anything they wish
to sell will be at the Stale Fair in lull
force and gel their share of the money
thai will lie spent there.
Itealli of Itr. Rohey.
The lute Dr. Robcy, whose death is
noted elsewhere was born in Yadkin
county in lN.'lli and was al his death
nearly o7 years ol age. lie joined the
conference 111 lMlo ami has been promi
nently identified with the Methodist
church all his lile. From lS7o to 1S7S.
he was president of Davenport Female
College and was subsequently president
of Jouesboro High School. He was a
few years ago editor of the Methodist
Advance. At his death he was pastor ol
St. Paul Methodist church tit (fohishoro.
1 1c was married three times during his
life. His last wile, formerly Mrs. Oran
ger, survives him.
The Late JauieK AHIhoii.
Tin; CrriziiN regrets to announce the
death of this bright and promising young
man, which occurred ill the residence ot
Mr. W. R. Pcmiimaii, jr.. Sunday after
noouahout O.loo'cloek. Mr. Allison was
a son of Maj. T. F. P. Allison, of Nash
ville, Tcnn., and a brother of Mrs. W. R.
Pcnuiman jr., of this city. He died ol
consumption, and was about twenty
two years of age. The remains were
taken to Nashville yesterday morning
"The Hon Marclie,"
Is the name given to his new estab
lishment 011 South Main street, by Mr.
S. Lipinsky. A handsome line of fine
goods will adorn the shelves and show
cases of the "Hon Marchc," and Mr. L.
cxiects to lie ready for business to-morrow.
An attractive advertisement, call
ing attention to the "lion Marchc" and
its contents will appear in Tiik Citizen
1 a few iliivs.
l.lccuHe to Wed.;
Marriage license was yesterday granted
the following matrimonially inclined par
ties by the register of deeds:
W. L. Spivey to Allie Owcnliy.
John Fnrwood to Alice Creasman.
John (i. Rhymer to L. li. Owenby.
j. A. Bridges to F.liuibcth Fore.
were in session last
ANOTHER IiLOODY DEED
A .11 TO IIVNCOMKK'S KI.IOK-
im; Riccoitn ok crimk.
wco. w. Hell Shot and Killed ly
the Man He Had Denounced hh
a Thief Veslerday'H Tragedy oil
North Main Street, l.te.
Ocorgc W. Bell, who kept a butcher
shop ; at li'.l North Main street, was shot
by John Berry, a former employe whom
Bell accused ol larceny, at about S.lo
o'clock yesterday morning.
Three shots were fired at Bell by his
assailant, the second only taking effect.
The weapon used was a 3S-ealibre
Smith it Wesson revolver belonging to
Mr. P. C. Mcliitirc who lives on College
street, and from whose house Berry took
the weapon yesterday morning withouL
Me 1 11 1 i re 's k 110 w lei Ige,
The shot that struck Bell was fired
from the outside of the shop and from
the pavement. It passed through aglass
window and entered his left side lietweeu
the sixth and seventh ribs. It also pene
trated the lower portion of the left lung,
and is supposed to have ranged down
ward ; finally lodging in the bowels.
A large crowd of people were attracted
to the place by the reports of the pislol,
and a policeman had to clear the pave
ment several times while Bell was licing
removed lo Hill's grocery store, which
adjoins the butcher shop, for treatment.
A col was rigged up in Ihe store. 11 j ion
which he w ns placed, and medical assis
tance was at once summoned. A violent
hemorrhage followed his removal lo the
cot, and as soon as this was over Bell's
ante-mortem stalctneut was taken before
Justice Siunincy, who had been sent for
to take dow n the lasl declaration of the
fatally wounded man.
This statement, in brief, relates that
Berry asked Bell at the Farmers' ware
house if he I Belli had said that he I Berry I
"did not have lo gel too drunk tostcal?"
Bell replied he did not remember what he
I Hell I had said in the conversation re
lerrcd to. He ami Berry then came up
the street to the market house, which
both entered, and where the quarrel
finally resulted in Bell's ordering Berry
out ol the house. Hell picked ui a two
pound iron scale weight al this time, but
put it back when he saw Berry leave the
shop. Berry had his hand on his right
breeches pocket all the while during the
quarrel, and Bell was sure that he had a
pistol although he did not see it. He
told Berry he was a thief and a rogue
while in the shop. Alter Berry left the
shop Bell went to the door and ordered
him off the premises, and as he turned his
body about half around in going towards
the counter in the shop Perry's
second bullet struck him. Bell also said
that he had detected Berry stealing
money from the till several times ; and
thill he had set down the amount of the
larceny each time on a sheet of brown
paper. Bell said his 1 Bell's) sou, had
also detected Berry pilfering small
amounts at various times.
Immediately after thcshooling, Mayor
Blanlou, who had just come up, arrested
Berry, look the smoking revolver from
his hand, and asked him what he meant
by shooting l.iil. Berry's reply was that
"he called me a and
tried to strike me with a weight." Berry
was as cool as a cucumber and as white
us a sheet. Mayor Bl.inton turned him
over to sheriff Reynolds, who, by Justice
Sumincy's order, locked him up in a cell
tit the jail, where he now is.
Hell died from the effects of his wound
at seven minutes to nine o'clock last
evening, and an inquest over his remains
will lie held by the coroner this morning.
His wife, two sons and mother were
with him throughout the day, and their
grief was pitiable to behold.
The deceased was aged about forty
years, and leaves a wife and six children,
who live six miles east of Ihe city. His
remains will be taken to New Salem
immediately alter the inquest for inter
Kerry is about twenty years of age,
and has a wile and one child.
A Saddening llav.
Ill sonic respects yesterday had some
as saddening features as ever east a
gloom on the bright sunshine of a bright
autumn day. To one 111,111, in the vigor
ol health and buoyancy of hope that day
dawned bright anil iR'accfnl, ami he en
tered upon his accustomed avocations
with his usual cheerful energy. How
soon the change! While still the morn
ing shadows stretched out then lengths,
he lay struck down by deadly shot. All
day long w ithin a lew yards of where he
fell, within the shelter kindly tendered
him, within u lew feel of all the life and
noises of the street, he lay while lite
slowly cblicd away, while round the
door Jirongcd an eager, silent, sympa
thetic crowd, with kindly question ask
ing the decision all knew could not, yet
all luqKil would be, averted. Never have
wc seen such touching tenderness from
the usually thoughtless public, and the
sadness dcccncd into sorrow, when
early in the night the lamp of lile went
out, and all was dark in this world to
him 011 whom the morning sun arose so
Released on Bond.
Chief of detectives leaver returned
from Kryson City yesterday, having suc
ceeded in arresting Lucius S. Grant at
WcsscrCily, on the charge of having
stolen a barrel of kerosene oil from a
freight car of the Western North Caro
lina railroad at that place in January,
1888. (Irani had a preliminary hearing
liefore a magistrate and was released on
bail for his npienrancc nt the next term
of Swniu siqicrior court to answer to the