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Tne iEvolution of a Populist.
He muttered at the slowness .
Of the House! and Senate, till
They both had passed a tariff,
Then he muttered at the. bill.
Hcmuttered at the surplus
"Monopoly had malde a'
He muttered at the hersey
: Embodied iri free trade. "I
He muttered, and denounced .man
' - kind. : -. '! i . ' ..
And raved, with clinched fists
Until, at last, in frenzied rage.
He joined the Populists.
" . A Man in the Morass.
Gov. Hoard tells a story of an
going through jx
discovered a mart
in a sink-hole in the morass and he
rusnea up to a arawiing i yanwee
arid shouted, "Come over, for hea
ven's sake, there's a man in the
morass!" "Is 'that.so?" said the
. yankee. ; ''How far is he in?"
. s. " uf u u,c. a"-
VWell," sor, he's in up to the ah-
we." "un, wen," sa.a tneyankee,
"he willgt out." "No, sor; he
woa't forbefabers I forgot" to tell
you he went in head first!" ; -
,uon't uet unaer a Tree.
' m m M WB
Although it has long been known
to every: person of any observation I
or intelligence tkat 3 tree is the
very worst place to go to for refuge
during a thunder storm, a larp pro-
portion of fatalities and injuries re-
ported from lightning, continue to
come from those, who seek its shel- as to the provision for public wor
ter. Near Wilson, . several persons shin. In Paris and Berlin! the Ame-
have been seriously burned or kill
ed by lightnings-all ofwhom hadrun
under the branches of a tree to es
cape the storm.' :Few are 'the ex
ceptions to this ! rule that the tree
and the barn filled with new mown
hay and the open door give i to
lightning its great majority of 'vic
The steamer ! Empress, of Japan,
just arrived at Vancouver, from the
East, while on j the way : between
Honkong and Yokohama, struck a
large whale, cutting it almost in
two. t Parts of the :vanimal stuck to
the .vessel and riad to be taken off,
as they impeded its progress.
In Senator Gordon's opinion the
new tariff bill will save the- people
seven - hundred .and fifty million
dollars the first year. Not so -bad,
after all, and just that much better
than the McKinJey bill,: further
steps, too, may be gradually, taken
towards the Democratic
tariff reform.. - i
t CHANEL HILL, ORANGE COUNTY,
I FROM MAIN TO FLORIDA.
A' correspondent of the New YoB
Sun, says. f'The happiest day jat
mL. rriffi.ii.. ub3
. uiL iatci ii 1 ir- 1 v 11 win nr:, 111
dav. When Gen. Adnli F SfpvPncnh
vv.i, um uvci j Hum; Da. miuui iu
. iu. ,cc uic M4.wau uicuaim
flame, burning on the hearthstone
A party j of brawny lumbermep
from Old Town will present him
with the finest and keenest axe
ever made in a blacke
take the place of thje
used up in.1 chopping off
the head of
Republican Postmasters when, he
served his country in the Post Of-
rr rk A . ti .. t I
ute .ijeparimeni. i ne
made the axe says: "Adlai will find
Ij. . i !i I" ' ' . '
it handy like, when we
president in i8q6.
Maine Democrats are ;solid fox
Stevenson, becausehe fs an oldj-
.ao.uCu,:oua,s,u.,uu 8num uiF
shoulder Democrat, who; has never
walked off the Jefferson highway
to flounder in the stagnant pools of
Mu2wumperv.i'; - ;: -
I Cnristian People In Europe.
- Christian peopk- who"spend any
length of time in Europe
somewhat at a loss, avers the New
York Independent, with1 regard to
every important center
Evangelical churches of various de
nominations; but they are. not al
ways widely known, and it is some
times difficult to learu the full facts
rican chapels are well known.1 In
Dresden where there is an Enslisn
i. i i j
can coiony, cnieriy Am
about 3000 people,, comj
few have known of trie
an cnurce. which ; is
union i church under
care of the Rev: J. Davis Bowderi,
one of the, most eloquent preachers
on the continent. The church has
no distinctive church building, but
I . . . : i . '
meets in a hall, and earnestly calls
for the support of all Christian Am
ericans who spend a time In that
city. '; j 1 : '
IThe Washington correspondent
of the States vil.le Landmark reports'
Senator Jarvis as saying that ! he p
going to make aJ personal 'canvass
of every county in the State.1
will speaat' every important points
An exchange says an Ohio far
mer." who went to hear Coxdy
make a speech, tied his horse hear by
so securely that he couldn't 'get
away. The! horse stood the speSh
about an hour and then dropped
dead. --.I , I
N, C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
DR; WOEWS 'MONEY RECOV-
inn nnn trr; ' rZTU" : , 'Xj :
?100,000 Was Taken, but the
- i t ts j i j j : j i m mi
1 !? i . i . 1 - ,1
Alamance,! who has been working
the case of the robbery of Dr. J.
Monda nigh!t abdut o o'clock, and
yesterday. He says; there is only
L . '' i J r ! ' ' . j i - ' i
one pariy connecteq witn tne roD:
Dery, ana tnat is: sam mciray, a
c U ,JJ- ...u.
originally lived . iri Burlington, but
had been at
1 -' ' ' -4. i
work for ..Dr. Worth
ThpLnmnnht nf mnn
Itoln wai Withiht ai few doliars of
I , : , . . .
475. Of this,1 $401 have been re
covered and a few. dollars more can
Ibe accounted for, ( thfev-boyr; liaying
SDeni somethiep like -&2b; It I is he-
lieved that the remainin cn-win
als0, bb recovered. His brother
Mack and his mother are both : sus
pected of i concealing the stolen
monev. ThP hon,k and
thp L' in ,w,h
tainhavelben re veredritf
j 'The boy
has confessed and says
tnat xnerei was nq one implicated in
the crime with him and that his rea
son for the robbery wasB that he
was in need of money.
i Though the boy shot, it is
eved that he did not - try . to hit Dr..
Vortn but tp give
find the door, as the ball buried
iiself in the ceiling. 1 1 i ' i?
I The money was found in a corn
field buried in:a tigar box!.! His
mother was frightened into show
y where the money
.. ; McCray's
mother gave bond, but the brdther
is an escaped town convict and is
now being worked on the streets of
Burlington. dothi he and I his
brother have served terms on the
Alamance conty. roads. 1 1 !
? : Several other parties i have been
arrested but theyf were released
when McCray made his confession.
The boy waived examination and
will be tried I at ; Asheboro
Monday :' week. News-Observer
The sapphire : which - adorns the
summit of the English crown is the
wore in his
Edward the Confessor
Wiggins has come forth again. He says j
us as their lost brethren. Of couiieWig-
gins knows. I !
"The Raleigh papers have publish
ed several' colu mns of extracts from
i ,euers -.0P. rPrPmmen PeoP :
over; the State, who have announc
ed their intention of making exhi
bits at the;State. Fair. ' In": addition
to these, Jarge numbers .of letters
are being received from, all "sections
of North' Carolina in which it is as-
serted that the attendance will be
1 1 .. - .
very iarge f rom all sections.
I , r
. One of the
yr wilt be: tne racing. -The pur-
Pvmgregale ,x. ,
lar8e number of superb - running
: horses have recently been-brought
I kt4.i. i: j ;.. .i.e...
into North Carolina, and in defer
ence to the wishes of their owners
ther5tate 'Fair has offered1 liberal
premiums for running races every
day For. trotting horses $300 rare
offered for ,the 2:40 class, f2;35
class, 2:30 class,' 2:25 class and the
Freer-for-All j! class, the three
minute class is offered a purse of
oo. and the
three year bid comes
m for! f
mittee of Drominen&ed-
I in Raleigh last Saturday to perfect
DAY; which will meet Tuesday of
It is to be regretted that (Sen. J.
B;- GordoriAvijl not be able to
I ven his vadd ress on SO LD I ERS '
but a great .feature of interest to
all old soldiers will be the Cyclora
ma of the Battle of Gettysburg.
MapWM. bobbins, of N6rth''Car-
olina. anoy" Commissioner ; of
Gettysburg oBattle Ground J Com
mission; has written a letter com -mending
the Cyclorama, and states
that it will be a f eatu re of . interest
to air North Carolinians.
IThe city jof Raleigh-. is faking
hbld of the Fair with a ztal and;
yigor never before known, and it
will be ready to greet the great con
course of people which iwill I attend
the" -Fain : f: ' v- .:
S The South j will have little
with contests over the incom
Few of her people have a taxable
income,! but ill of them y will share
in the beneficial results i arising
from the resumption of business
and the consequent flw of t money
through the channels of travel J j
ine aurcrcnce oetweemaanngva. tooth
drawn tbya professional man and- havin
knocked ont by a fall on the pavement
only a verbeL one The -one is Cental;
the other accidental.