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CLINTON, N. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1890.
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Year, in Advance.
l'UOFKSSIONA L COLUMN.
ATTr UN 1 : V-AT-L A W .
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M. LEE, M. I).
I'm ysiiAN,Si)i:oKON and Dentist,
oM'n r in Lee's Drug Store. Jo7-lyr
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I. PHYSICIAN AND SlJ!
(Oilice over Post Office.)
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residence of J. If. Steven on College
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OR AT Law.
Office on Main Street,
vvill practice in courts of Sampson and
adjoining counties. Also in Supreme
Court. All business intrusted to his
cure will receive prompt and careful
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or at Law.
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i lining counties. Ever attentive
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ill. A v-oi:ney and Counskll
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ties. Also in Supreme Court.
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Pa Who is the poor lame man,
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"What are you laughing at so?"
he asked, suddenly starting up in
the bed. The wite checked her laugh
ter at once. "I couldn't help it,
John,! dreamt I was a widow."
We desire to say to our citizens, that
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to refund the purchase price, if satisfac
tory results do not follow their use.
Thc.-e remedies have won their great
nonularitv imrelv on their merits. 1 or
sale bvDri. II. II. Holliday, Druggist,
Clinton, and Dr. J. It. Smith, Mount
Olive, N. C.
m mm - -
JMan is made in God's image, and
the majority of men are more in lovo
with the image than the original.-
A Safe Investment
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you satisfactory" results, or in case of
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this safe plan you can buy fioni our ad
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hen used for any ail'ectioH of Throat,
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ton, and Dr. J. It. Smith, Druggist, Ml
Olive, N. C.
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jeiUiUen. i is: j;uariviii,eeu vo ntvc per
tcet sattstaelu.n, or money rctundeu
price 23 cents per box. For eale by
Dr. It, II. IIolliday, Clinton, and J
U. Smith, Druggist, Mount Olive, N. C
A public man who U bold enoucrl
to toll the truth on all occasions
should be preserved in alcohol by
his enemies after his friends have
demolished him. Dallas News.
"Basiness failures seem to come
in waves," remarked Cumso.
No," replied Fangle, they come
in bill-owes." Epoch.
S OF THE WE
THE WORLD'S tVENTS GATHERED
IN SMALL COMPASS.
The Liteit Happenlnjrs at Home and Abroad
Collected and Prelected in Terse
and Readable Form.
Malignant small pox prevails at Waco.
A cyclone at Wllkeabarre. Pa., wrecked
4X buildings and killed 12 personi.
Next Octrbi.r .Spokane Falls. Wank,
in to IrJiI a big industrial oxponitioti.
The minimi report atiout Now York
are deserted on account of cold weather.
ProHt, io, and snow were been on the
Cutukill MounUiluM on Saturday night
Tbe lioston KnigbU of Iabor pa&el
lK-MoUitloiu against a strike on the Cen
tra I U ii IriKid.
'i ho tnwiii"H.H iiortion of lVinbtoko,
Kv. . W ijt entirely dtroyed on Monday
f t'his wtmk.
A riyndicaU- of American capitalirita
is to Hx-nd ijitO, 000,000 in railway luild
ifg in Jamaica.
Tin -rui34.-r Italtuuoie, convoyiuK tlio
reinaui of John Ericsson, left for Swo-
deu l:isl S.iturdav.
In spite .A an unfavorable Ivmk taU-
iiunt, the tone of the market in New
York is reassuring.
t. M. J"olm-.oi. the eluimpion sprinter
ami all round athleto, die ! in San Fran
cbc on the 20th innt.
ivanHMH i)i.'v(!iM prciioM; to tret up a
tout suit airaiut the Wilbon bill whieh
recently parsed Counrs.
Hon. b. R ElkiiiH ha.s liowitively do-
i lined to ls a RepuWioan candidate for
Congress from Vrtt Virginia.
James (Jordon lk'nuett luu leased for
(tO.OO'J a year a lot at Broadway and
3oth street for a new Itcrabl office
Tliti lnendierti of a variety troupe wero
inoblK'd at Cerodo, W. Va., on Friday
nifrht, and many were seriously injured
Counterfeit -lilver iollars Lave boon
found in las ttored in the United
SUiU.-i mi b-treasury vaults at Fhtludel
phiu. (Tliftoii Hotles Banett, a private banker
of Ix)uivilte, niiide an alignment, with
assets and lialiilitiea amounting to nearly
By the defeat of Hon. V. II. Mnrtin,
of Tcxiju-:, for renosnination, CongreJ
will Uxm one of its liwjht picturesquo
Chicago newHjMipi.-rii are severely crit
ieising the delay lu locating and con
structing the bmldiiga for the great
The Union Htock Yards men, in Chi
cago, whohave struck for an advance in
wnges. threaten to tie up the united
railroads el Chicago.
Peter Bieuuau. a junk dealer, and Ed
ward Caniidy were arrestod in New
York for throwing stones at new em
ployees of tlifl New York Central
The New York liealth authorities fear
that there is a slight return of la grippe
in that city, and it is said Southern vis
itort are ewpociully susceptible to it
The oxuentive committee of the Grant
Monument AwAoci&tion has adopted a
protest against the removal of General
U. S. Grants remains from Now lork.
The celebrated Russian agitator and
nihilist, Stepniak. ha made arrange
nx'iita to undertake a lecturing tour in
America during the autumn ami winter.
lhn-i' huudroU and twenty-live men
were dispatched Monday from St, Louis
to take the place of strikers on the New
ork Central Itailro;id Otliers will
The Hulf-eommitU'es on apportionment
ml franchise in the Mistfimippi const I
tutlonal convention have agreeil on
l;uw which it is thought will be ac
At Newjiort News, Va, Saturday, the
ntere.sting ceremony of christening the
Ir.f American steamship built there and
h isting over her the American flag woa
A t ribl-.' accident on the gravity road
at Heading. Pa,, resulted in five persona
isiug their hve; and eighteen others
being seriously injurod. Five others aro
expected to die.
The United Statos cruiser Charleston
has arrived at Newport, Oregon. Her
predeuce there creates some surprise, and
it is surimod she is lound for the Ahiska
Andrew Bolton, a sailor on the cruiser
Bouton, wa atnbled fatally in Brooklyn
while going after more beer for the
mourners at a wake, and John Parking
ton was arrested for the murder.
The Central Labor Union in New York
adopted resolutions urging Congre-ds to
authorise the Secretary of Var to seize
the Vanderbilt system of railroads, and
operate it at the cost of the service.
It is reiortod in Philadelphia that
there is a movement among employee of
the New York division of the Pennsyl
vania Railroad to secure a restoration of
the 10 per cent, taken off their wages in
William llanlou, of Hanlou Brothers.
the acrobats, while performing a flying
trapes act m tno Academy of Music,
Now York, foil 40 foot to the orchestra.
smashing two chairs, but was not
Mr. John Jaj' Knox, ox-United States
comptroller, who arrived in New York
from Fr;moo, said that the American
silver legislation, which has caused an
advancp in thepricoof silver, waslooked
upon with favor in Euroe.
Tlio Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi
neeru threaten a strike on the Southern
Pacific, unices the company pays the
wages of four engineers, who were dis
charged, but afterward reinstated, dur
ing the time they were laid off.
On Wednesday the grand jury at
poyer, N. IL , began an investigation of
the charge against Isaac Sawtelle of
murdering hU brother, DTiram, and the
.-nave expects 10 prove mat me m
ai..L . . .t . a ...
wan committed in New Hampshire.
. - ... . I T it 1.2 I
A m in named Quinn, becoming crazy
from hunger, killed his wife and five
children, at his ranch near Livingston,
.uoiii. lie was afterward killed by a
po.se who tried to capture him. lie was
citing his dead boy when discovered
Henry L. Abbey has offered Anton
Rubeiiatdn, the composer and pianist,
100,000 for a tour through America
during the coming season. The composer
has not yet decided whether to acceptor
nol, US llo n-illn ui- Mlluu
Iron m.-iniifactureiH in the Schuylkill
Valley, Pa., declared tliat unl;ss the rail
roads reduced freight rates Southern
cornjietitors would force them to close
their works, and as a result tlie ioad3 I
rather than low such eoxl castomrrJ I
liave made concessions.
The gold excitement in northwest
Wyoming has reached fever heat, and a
regular stampede from Dayton and Smi-i i-
ain lias wet in. A numlx-r of p.-!on3
from the dieirinus report the discovery
to lie rich in placer gold, and that as high
as 525 a dav ban been made to the man.
The heirs of the Kalbach family, most
of ulioia re.udu in Pliiladelphia and other
pints of Pennsylvania, are in receipt of
information th t a vast estate in Germany
awaits thorn, and tlioy ;ue taking active
stcjis to establish their identity. Tho
proiK-rty has Wen for some years in tho
possession of the (e-rnian government,
and is Milueil all th M-ay from 18,000,-
000 to $;M,000,O00.
A second cas- of cholera has occurred
The strikers at Mous, Belgium, and in
the vicinity now number 12,025.
A meeting of the French cabinet has
been held to discuss the American tariil
The English peopliv hail with di light
e settlement of 'theVispute M ith Port
Ihe Russian army maneuvers in the
The English peopliv hail with di light
ihe Kussian army maneuvers in the
presenile of the Uermnn emperor wero
The I'ismarckian jiress of Germany is
very irate over the emperor's overtures to
England and Russia.
Senor Custela, of Spun, is about to
marry Madame Katazzi, the widow of
the celebrated Italian statesman
The English government has initiat-'d
an olhcial inquiry into the repom-d Lul
uie of the potato crop in Ireland.
A force of K00 llaytien soldiers in;-.ded
San Domingo, hut were defeated v. it., a
loss of 2'i killed and many wotindi-d.
Since the trouble -.villi the oieeaiid
the Grenadier Guards recruiting in Eng
land for the army lias been at a stand
Thirty thousand persons participated
in (1 meeting held i-i L m -rieli t jito-est
igainst Bishop O' ! )u c-r's rit i-..m of
Dillon, the Irish leader.
The oiliei-d rcp.itot the registrar of
vital statistics sbo-. s tl
Jled in Lnd.;i i!;i:-in ihe pi.st vear of
starvation pure and siieple.
Ihere arc sue:i ero.diot American
tourists in England that, they can not s,
cure iK-rthson n tara st aniers except by
applying w it-lis in a lvauce.
uka-e hasb.-eii lisued at St. Peters
burg direct i.-i 4 t'i: formation of tvvi)
squa Irons of cavalry to be composed
entirely of natives of the C:iueasns,
It is believed that the ubjictot the
Emperor William i-i to secure another
Eurooean conference to provide lor a
general disarmament of the great pow
Mr. Gladstone, who is at Hawarden, is
enjoying remarkaniy good neaitii. ue
is desirous of taking a long rest in tho
country before entering upon his autumn
A caravan of 4,000 porters is about to
start from Bagamoyo for Victoria Ny-
anza. Fifteen hundred will revictual
the French Algerian mission stations in
There is in Loudon talk of an organi
zation of railway and other corporations
to hold ground against the gigantic and
overwhelming influence of trades union
ism in England.
Advices from Samoa state that the
consuls at Apia have issued a proclama
tion in which they warn the natives
against entering into any intrigue to re
place King Mutaafa.
Ihe trades unions at Melbourne aro
voting large sums in supiort of tho
strikers in the shipping trade. As a re
suit of the strike steamers are now
lying idle in the harbor.
(heat reports are published in Londou
concerning a now variety oi cotton
plaut, the Mi tali fe. It is now exclu
sivel3sowu in Egypt, but experts believo
it can cut in all cotton growing regions,
The Queen of Italy has maintained her
reputation for pluck and endurance by
climbing a mountain 10,800 feet high in
Switzerland during a ram storm, cov
ered with snow betore the top was
At a meeting of 5,000 dock laborersin
London, over which John Burns presided.
resolutions were adopted expressing
sympathy with the American Knights
of Labor in their strike, and hope for
M. de rreycinet. trench minister ot
war, nas lssucu a decree mai ine uuei
must cease to be compulsory in the French
army, and that for the future the decision
of the otiicers whether they will elect to
light or not will be left to their own dis
An order from the Czar of Russia dis
charging all the awny recruits of 188-5,
ISStf, and 1887 into the reserves w inter
preted to mean that the conference with
the German emperor has resulted in an
arrangement that will preserve the peace
A Neeru Murder a Pretty Widow.
At Goshen, Hid., on the 26th-instant,
Sam Wilson, a ruffianly negro, wont to
the house of Mrs. Matser. a young and
pretty widow, whom he has been impor
tuning to marry him for the past two.
weeks, and, calling her to tlie door,
asked if she would not have him. Upon
her refusal he drew his revolver and
ihot her through the heart, killing her
instantly. He then shot and fatally
wounded himself in the head.
There is a dog in Topeka, Kan., which
I atteuda every funeral that takes place in
that citv. His pwner. Uvea on the road
leading to the cemetery, and whenever
a funeral passes the house the dog joins
the procession and trots along beside the
It costs the English government $2,-
tlfiO. nfMl nnnimllv to sunnorfc Onpen VIv
I " " " L
I toria and her immediate family. When-
ever the Queen visits Balmoral Castle it
takes $3,000 to defray the railroad ex-
renHAi nf the journov.
Jobu Ruklii' Attempted Suicide.
John Ruskin, the famous English art
critic, is rapidly sinking. He is almost
continuously delirious, and during these
irresponsible ioments he attempted
suicide with a razor. The strictest
watch is kept over him, despite which
he has twice made this enort upon lua
AT THE NAH0NAL CAPITAL
The Lateit Doines in the Field of Federal
Legislation and Politics.
The Vr-k in Cungre.
tV resolution was introduced by Mr.
Edmunds authorizing the sergeact at
arms to procure a new clock in place of
the historical timepiece that hn- so 'ong
served the Senate. Mr. Edmund's
resolution authorizing the President to
exclude the productn of any foreign
state discriminating against the products
of this country, was considered ami bud
on the table. The general deficiency
bill was takoft up and progress made in
its consideration by items, a luimlier of
amendments leing adopted. Discus
sion of Ihe tarilf bill wa.s resumed, and
continued with the same close consider
ation of each item that has hitherto
marked the debate on this measure.
The resolutions introduced by Mr. Quay
providing an order of business for tho
balance of the tession were considered
and referred to the committee on rules.
Other resolutions were introduced rro-
viding for closing debate on the tariff
bill on August 31, and for taking a vote
thereon within live days thereafter and
for transacting certain other business.
uid also providing for the postponement
of the Federal elections bill till the next
session, when it shall have the first placo
on the calendar. The House amend
ment to the bill (S. 3714) to provide a por
tion of the proceeds of the sale of public
lands to the support of agricultural col
leges was concurred in. A resolution
directing the committee on rules to make
order to prevent the sale of spirituous or
vinous liquors in the Senate wing of
the Capitol was adopted after debate.
-Eulogies were pronounced over tho
late Senator Beck.
HOUSK OF ItEPRrPENTATIVES.
The contested election case of ( hal-
mevs vs. Morgan was acted upon ami
decided in favor of the sitting member,
Mr, Morgan. A bill granting increased
pay to the employees of the Government
Printing Office was passed. Consid
erable discussion took place over tho
order of business. The bill providing
for appropriating a portion of the pro
ceeds of the sale of public lands to tho
support of agricultural colleges in the
various States was taken up, discussed
at length, and finally passed. Debate
arose in regard to the bill to an nd tho
alien land law, and, after con -id arable
opposition, the bill was- laid on the table.
-The bill providing for the inspection
of meats for export ilioif (S. 2.101) camo
tip as a special oukr, and was pa sed.
House bill 11.108, known as the "com
pound lard" bill, was also considered
under the special order, and was passed.
The committee report on the river
and harbor bill was presented, tho IIouso
conferees recommending' Mon-concur
rence with the Senate amendments, and
asking for a conference, and the sumo
National Capital Notes.
There are rumors afloat of more dis
agreement and filibustering in Congress,
but they are to be accepted with caution.
The investigation of Pension Commis
sioner Kaum is now in progress betoro
the special committee appointed by
The pure lard anti-option bill, which
passed the House Wednesday, it is ex
pected, will h? defeated in tlie Senate,
owing to the pressure of other bills.
Tho family of the President will leave
Cape May Point in a few days, closing
their pleasant home there and going to
Cresson for tho remainder of the season,
John W. Foster, who was formerly
United States minister to Russia and to
Si.ain ha- addressed to Con cress a for
mat remonstrance against ine oiu now
pending in the House "to absolutely pro
Libit the coming of Chinese persons intr
the United States. "
An agreement having been reached
among the Republicans in the Senate, it
is understood that the tariff will lie fully
debated and a vote secured upon it not
later than September 5, and it is believed
that Congress will adjourn not later than
September 15, although some members
assert that the work can not Le finished
up before October 1.
Assistant Secretary Nettleton, who has
had charge of the Treasury Department
during the last few days, being inter
viewed a! out the stringency in the
money market, said he believed the
urgency of the situation was passed
What the department had already doue
he believed had made a return to the
normal condition certain within a short
WON'DEItlUL CAVERN FOUND.
Men Walk in It Over Twenty Mile in
There is intense excitement at Nor
mandy, Tenn., over the discovery of a
cave that so far seems to surpass the
Mammoth Cave m size and in grandeur,
As a party of gentlemen were inspect
ing the country 2 miles southeast from
that place they accidentally discovered
the entrance. The party entered the
cave and walked a good distance by the
light from the mouth, which is about 8
feet in height and 12 in widtlu They
having no light to go farther, returned
to Normandy, got lanterns, and then
went back to the cave, arriving there
about 5 o'clock in the afternoon. They
walked in wliat seemed to be a direct
line all night, but they found no end.
There was a small creek running
through the cave from northeast to
southwest The distance traveled could
not have been short of 20 miles. Retrac
ing their steps, they arrived at the mouth
at 4 oclock the next day, They say
there seemed to. be no end to tlie cave,
In some places the passage is hundreds
of feet wide. As the mouth of the cave
lies at the foot of what is known as the
table lands or barrens, it is believed it
extends under the whole table land.
Be Carcfnl About Signing Paper.
Don't sign any paper for any one ex
cept those with whom you are acquainted
and know to be honest A new swiuaie
is being carried on in Connecticut by
means of a double' fountain pen, one end
of which is filled with good substantial
ink. the other with ink that fades away in
a dav or two. The sharner writes his
agreement contract, or whatever partic
ular lay he may' have chosen with the
ink that fades and his victim signs with
the other end of the pen in the ink that
lasts. In a few days he has a slip of paper
with nothing on it but a good signature,
over which he writes any sort of a note
that he can most easily turn into cash.
t TFLKUKAfHIC llKIKtX I v' t I T lv' f'llllli I " " " , - .
Chohm bus appeared at Natal, m Eu
rope. Rumors of a revival of the Panama
Canal project aro renewed.
Th Hanna Wagon Works, at Peoria,
III., have been destroyed by fire.
The British war ship Buzzard arrived
at Halifax with 19 case of yellow fever
It is stated that the czar and c.ariia
have promised Emperor William that
they will visit Berlin in OctoWr.
A special from Parkersburg. W. Va.,
says the oil tanks of Brown Bros, were
destroyed by fire. Loss, 10.000.
A purse of 500 lias been otTer by
the Ormonde club of London for a box
ing match between Dempsy and Burke.
Indian Commissioner Morgan has issued
nstructious tliat no more Indians shall
be taken from reservations by traveling
tount Szechenyi, who was at the head
of an ex?dition which was exploring
the Hawaiian Islands, was murdered by
There are a dozen cases of smallpox in
San Antonio, Tex. The outbreak was
very sudden. Stejwto prevent its spread
havw lieen taken.
It is stated that a syndicate of sorting
men at Ogden, Oreg., have oilered a
purse of $;50,000 for a fight between Sul
livan and Jackson.
An old carriage in which A. II. Steph
ens used to drive around Georgia on his
speech making tours is to be ottered for
sale at Crawfordville this week.
Brief interviews with wholesale and
retail merchants in the large cities show
that the outlook for the fall ami winter
trade is full of promise of prosperity.
Six citizens of Hugerton, Kan., on
trial at Paris, Tex., have been sentenced
to death for murder, the outgrowth of
the county seat feud in No Man's Land.
William Hanlon, who fell from tho
trapeze of the New York Academy of
Music Saturday night, is resting ipuietly,
with every prospect of a speedy re
The miners of Great Britain will bo
asked by the labor organizations to vote
on the question of an eight hour working
dav before an international strike is
Incendiary fiends started four soparaC3
fires in tlie oil field at Beltinont, W. Va.
The tanks are all burning, and it is feared
that the fires will spread to "0 otlier
wells in the iu-Id.
Information sent to Capetown, South
Africa, states that tlie Portuguese re
peatedly flied upon the British expedi
tion under Thomson while it was pro
ceeding along the British side of tho
A dispatch from London says that Mr.
Ro! ertT. Lincoln, United States minister
to Great Britain, emphatically denies
the truth of those reiorts which repre
sent him as contemplating tlie tendering
of his resignation.
Tho cafes in Berlin which openly an
nounce tlie sale of horse meat are
thronged daily. The patrons of these
places express great admiration for
equine steak, but carping critics allege
that it is the price aud not the quality
of the food which attracts the customers.
Thomas J. Clav lias commenced suit
against the AVashingtou Park Club, of
Chicago, to recover $11, 15a, the amount
of the Hyde Park stakes won by Clay's
horse, Balgowan, on July 17. Tho
monev is withheld because the owner of
Kingman, who ran second, has filed a
protest, which the racing stewards have
not yet considered.
The Rev. Dr. Burtsell, the late pastor
of the Church of the Epiphany, who as
removed from his charge on account of
his expressed sympathy with the excom
municated priest, Dr. McGlynn, has been
temporarily vuxpended from the exercise
of his functions as a Roman Catholic
priest in the diocese of New York for
failure to make an apology and retrac
tion to Archbishop Corrigan.
At a meeting of the Lancashire Miners'
Federation the president stated that t wo
messengers who came direct from the
Emperor of Germany had waited on him
and solicited information as to the con
ditio!! of British miners, stating at the
same time that since the resignation of
Prince Bismarck tlie Emperor had lie
come democratic, and desired to place
the labor laws of Germany on an equality
with those of England.
An Alaska Volcano in Action.
Passengers on the steamer Arngo con
firm the report tlrat Mount Bogoslov,
Alaska, is in a state of eruption. Tho
steamer left Ounalaska July 3,andatthat
time lanre volumes of steam and smoke
could be seen issuing from the volcano,
wlule at night a pillar of fire thousands
of feet in height was discernible for miles.
BoOslov has been in a state of active
eruption ever siuce. The sight is a grand
one, and mariners hope the activity will
continue, as it serves as a light house m
guiding vessels through Ounamak Pass.
Steam and smoke havo been seen to issue
from the center, and fire and lava were
daily expected to be seen issuing from
China to Manage Her Own Navy.
Advices from the east show that the
Chinese, after liaving employed British
officers to bring their fleet up to the do-
sired standard of efficiency, are now get
ting rid of those officers. Admiral Lang,
who has done much to make China a
maritime power, lias been driven into
resigning and his' place is taken by a
native commander. The Chinese evi
dently mean that no European p.wer
sliall hold a predominant influence in
their military or naval affairs. Tlie Chi
nese now possess a powerful fleet, and
one which properly officered would
prove a formidable naval antagonist in
Avar with any nation.
Sun f Veteran in Camp.
A lively welcome was given to the
Sons of Veterans, whose annual encamp
ment was inaugurated in St Louis on
the 25th instant The grand parade on
Tuesday was witnessed by an immense
concourse, the mayor liaving declared a
half holiday, so that all might witness
A Shin Seventy Day Overdue.
Much anxietv is felt in commercial
nd shi ipiug circles in London with re
gard to the safety of the British ship
Lord Raclan. which left San Francisco
with a enriro of wheat and is now 70 i
days overdue. -
England Will Bold On. to Egypt.
A dispatch from Constantinople an-
Bounces that Lord Salisbury, replying
to the porte's note. say8 the time is not
ripe to evacuate Egypt.
J ri:n tjf.. a
.1 1; lift f
Il l a :.li ine-lt Vi lli An.w.r .
Iit)f rim mu.l Mt Ic-lt i;.ta tlie
l!l II air Kratairutt t I mI fr
TM,t lisr lie and Iyar,
Salt 1- goo I. " It t e ..t
in-pii:ii i i as well ;w f t r --iifies. In
all the lange of tl. houe.i..:d i..atei ia
medicit tht-ie is no remedy h tit i-o valu
able :ls common nail, lth J ci!isi of its
ivai curative ptopcrtKti and o.' its im
mediate availability. And, inonMii-r,
it !ia,i this advantage over mor- preten
tious remedies, that seldom in case of
over zeal or mismanagement can it be
made to lo mischief. If it doesn't h al
it won't kill, at any rato. Here ai some
of the things it is good for:
Heated dry aud applied to the outer
surface over the seat of i till am mat ion or
congestion it will give utmost instant
relief, while applications of a strong hot
solution of .-alt in water or vinegar acts
like magic uioii toothache, earache, neu
ralgic headache, aud all that brood of
For catai rind aHections and Mire throat
a spray of warm water and salt is al
most a siweific, and is one of the stand
ard prescriptions of the "nose and throat"
specialists. For hay fever and those
other slighter forms of nasal sensitive
ness that induce a constant sneezing
there is no remedy more quickly pallia
tive and often curative than the vapor
of heated salt and alcohol.
Put b th in a tin vessel and heat over
a flame. When there is a good showing
of vapor place the vessel underneath a
covering that envelopes the head as well.
and inhale the vapir through lioth nose
and throat. For influenza and ordinary
colds this treatment is also excellent
Salt water baths are an excellent tonic;
taken warm they are delightfully re
freshing when one is boated or tired, and
taken cold they are the best preventive
in all the world of too great suscepti
bility to colds. One delicate woman who j
used to insist that she "caught cold on
coming into the world and had never
been without one since" became as in
different to damp and draughts as a
sailor after a year's trial of salt baths.
For those who have sensitive gums in
clined to bleed on the slightest provoca
tion, a mouth wash of salt and cold
water awl once or twice a day will har
den the gums and prevent soreness. As
salt Is a styptic any slight bleeding may
usually be checked by treating tho jart
with salt and water. Persons who havo
tender feet will find them growing much
less sensitive day by day if treated to a
daily brisk rubbing w ith cold salt and
There is an old lielief that salt water
injures the hair, and a delightful old lady
once explained to the writer the reason
"You see," she said, "tlie salt in the
water is stronger than the hair in your
head, and so the salt just draws the hair
right out. Assuming this to be true,
that salt water will draw the hair out of
the head when it isn't otherwise spe
cially inclined toward coming out.by good
homeopathic reasoning we come to the
conclusion that when the hair insists
up hi coming out of its own accord a
vigorous treating with salt and water
will put a stoji to it. Whether tlie rea
soning bo true or not, the fact is. Not
all the tonics you can buy at the hair
dresser's will do your hair half the good,
if it manifests a tendency toward falling
out, that a daily scalp bath of strong salt
and water will.
Besides all this, salt is good for the
stomach. A pinch of it in hot water,
taken either just before or just after a
meal, is a valuable aid to digestion, and
a cupful of very hot salt water will some
times quiet the most persistent nausea.
Anything more that salt will do? Yes,
the most grateful of all cure the tooth
ache sometimes. Will it really do that?
A little girl who was told to put some in
an aching tooth says so. "I just put in
a little salt, " she said, "and in a few
minutes I felt the naughty aching nerve
curl right down and go to sleep. "
But there is one caution toolfer. How
ever lieneficial the theraiieutic action of
salt may be, there is no question but salt
taken into the system with the food in
too great quantities is extremely harm
ful. It was the excessive use of salt,
quke as much as the nervous strain of
his campaign, that killed Horace Gree
ley, and there be those who dectore that
with many women the use of salt is
species of dissipation. Too much salt in
the system dries up the blood and the
healthv moisture of the membranous
eurf aces, and Is evidenced by a dead yel
low pallor of the skin, with a blanching
of the lins and cheeks and a morbid
craving for the condiment which noth
ing but its use in enormous quantities
Men of Weight and Wisdom.
Tlie faces of the Justices of the United
States Supreme Court fairly shine with
good living, and upon each you see tho
writing that the owner has not a single
care and tliat lie has for life $10,000 a
year. Justice auiier nas receiveu .oo,
r r 1 1 , AAOA
000 in salaries from Uncle Sam, ana jut
tice Field has carried in his inside
pocket Uncle Sam's good drafts for 370,
000. Bradley has received $200,000 from
the Government, Harlan $130,000, Gray
$90,000, and Blatch ford's receipts have
amounted to $80,000 in cold casli. Each
will receive 10,00-1 more for every year
that he lives, and he wdl get this
whether he remains upon the bench or
not If he leaves it the Government
will have to get a new $10,000 man to
take his place, and Uncle Sam will be
out 30,000 instead of 10,000 as long as
he lives. There is no doubt that any
one of these men can make more than
this amount at the law and each is well
worth the salary paid him. Philadel
Brttiiklng Up the Map.
If tins tiling keeps on, said a nnp
printer the other day, "we'll all hare to
go into bankruptcy. We hadn't pot our
United States maps fixed up with North
and South Dakota before the Brazil rev
olution knocked South America endwise,
and now Wyoming and Idaho axe turned
into States. Africa, has to be fixed over
every sfx months, and the latest and
most serious of all is in tins Gorman-En
glish arrangement to knock out Heligo-
land from the British empire. That ton t
a big change, but it is plenty big enough
to spoil all our maps of Europe. It would
almost pay the map makers to chip in
and buy the nasty little island in order
to make a present of it to England, and
ive the expense of getting up new mapa
of Europe. " T Sun,
HtJa 8EO RSI
STITCH IX TIMi:
Don't wait to net hick, but uhrrt
you bvjiti to feel bail come and get
doso of mod k i no anil prevent nick
ness. This U the profier uw of nml
icinc. If you will do thi-.yi.it will
scarcely ever have a din-tor' hill to
pay or li month of time, and
put your friends and relative to
such a deal or trouble.
In addition to my complete line
of pure nnd reliable lrugs, I earry
Warner's Log Cabin ltemedieH, It.
IL IL, the S. S. S., Quinine in small
and largequantities; Simmon' Liv
er Itegulatur, Famous Steclflc t)r
ancc Hlossom, Cuticura KemedU,
Dr. Pierce Favorite Prescription,
tho Golden Medical Discovery,
Horse and Cattle Powder (1 pound
packages prewired by the Herb Co.
of W. Va, C uaker brand. )
Prescriptions carefully compound
ed. I-iocal ami offlce practice uion re
augl tf Dll. U. H. HOLLIDAY.
tx-PresIdeat of the Confederate States.
A MEMOIR, BY HIS WIFE.
Two largo and handsome octave
volumes. About 1,500 pages. Ilea
vy paper. Many fine Illustrations.
The only authorized life of our dead
rsident. (J rand, brave and irood.
one day Justice, which survives all,
fchall have triumphed, his fliruro will
be seen in the clear light of our
country's history, glde by ido and
iana in nana with those "few iui-
morta 1 names that were not born to
This memoir of tho trreat states
man by tho IovIbk hand of his wife.
must take its place in the archives
ot tlie nation. All sensible men,
north and south, mast read It. It
must become one of the text books
oi the coming generation.
liKLFoni) Company, Publishers.
Taylor's Bridiro, N. C.
Sole Agent for Sainton Co.
HEADQUARTERS FOR BEST
PEACH AND APPLE CIDER,
(Corner of Elm and R. R. Street.
SWEET AND HARD CIDER
always on hand. In addition to
tins pleasant and healthy drink.
which are sold at lowest price?
600 Pipes, of all styles and
sizes. Try one.
je 21-1 yr.
ARE TOD AN HEIR?
More than half a billion of dollars
in unclaimed ostites are awaiting
the rightful heirs in England, Scot
land, Wales and Ireland. Most of
those heirs are in the United States.
and have liecn advertised for in
English papers. Thousands of heirs
have never seen these advertise
ments. If youi ancestors on vour
father's or mother's side came from
any of the above named countries
do not fail to write to E. Itcss, Eu
ropean CJainis-Arency, 227 (J rand
St. New York, and ascertain if you
are an neir. our deceased ances
tor's rights are yours by British law
t . .
e luve iniormauori oi every es
tate and deceased person who e
heirs have leen advertised for in
125 years. Send postal note for 50
cents to insure information. If you
are an heir we will recover the es
tate for you. No recovery no fee.
TI A VINCI QUALIFIED AS AD
11 ministrator of E. II. Owens, -Je-ceasod,
notice is hereby given to all
parties owing said estate to make
; All parties holding claims against
said estate are lierebv notified to
present their c!aiios within twelve
months from this date, or this no
tice will be plead in bar of their re
covery. JOHN . OWEN,
This Angust 1st, 1 890. 7-;t
Special accommodations for Ihe
llegular lioanlers wiU also k
M1US. J. M. SEfr-'SOMS,
iny8 tf Proprietress.
If you wish a flrstclass Shave.
Ilair Cut, Sham poon or Mustache
Dye, call at my placo of business on
Wall Street, three doers from the
corner of M. Ilanstein's, there you
win nnu me at au nours.
RAZORS SHARP, SHEARS KEE !
If you want a good Job don't fail to
can on me. J, II. SIMMONS,
aprlO tf Barber
Needing a tonic, ft chiMres that Vint building
up, should take
BROWHhi 1UON HITTERS.
It la plcamat to take, eurea Malaria, !adig
flop, p4 iknnreeai. JkjX dekw toe it.
ATLANTIC COAST LINE.
lllMICTOmWELDOX E.E. tid Bruclrs.
TKAlNs i,t)iMi wiPTH.'
N...27. N... It.
int mi l. Da. It.
D.ii'.v. v. Sun.
I.V WVidon. 12 3d p in 5 43 pm I, mi an
iA( Ikilt All, I " . t IU
Ar TrW, 3. .. .
Lv TrlMm, lo
Ar W lUoiij ii.
Lv Wilson, i &"
Ar Srlm.i, 3 io
Ar Fayrtlevtl C (hi
LvGohbdioro, 3 15 "
I.v Wait-aw, 4 10 "
I.V Magnolia, 4 '21 "
Ar Wilmln.'t'u 6 50
7 4 pm ? 35atu
s 4o 9 49
TUA1.VS T.OiMT ( MTI I .
12 ol am y (Hi am I pm
v Wilson 3
2 pm 7 47p.ui
1 in " 1?
Ar Uovky Ml.
10 20 am
4 3Q " 2 45 pm 0
JJuily except .Sunday.
Train on Scotland Nock Pmnch h nwn
Weidon 3 14 p. m., llulihvt 3 37 i in:
arrives Gotland Neck at 125 p. m.,
(Jicrcnville C 10 p. m. JUtumhi!; leave
Greenville 7 20 a. in., Halifax lo loa.
m., WclJou 10 30 a in. daily except
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
IK-al Freight leaven Waidon lo 3d a.
llab'ax 11 3o it. in., Scotland Neck 2 HO
p.m. Aiming (.letnvillc 5 lo p, in.
Itcturni.u leave (Jrconvdle Tuedav.
Thursday aud Saturday '. 30 a. m., Scot-
laniiacck 1 (X) p. ni., Halifax 3 35 p.
m. Arriving Weidon 4 00 n. m.
Traiu leaves TarlHuo, "a. ('., via
Allitniarle & Ihilebh raihotid, diily
except Sunday. I 5 p. in., Sunday 3 00
p. in., arrive Willitunston, X. t, 0 30
p.m., I 20p. m., Plymouth? 5Dp.ui.,
5 20 p. ni. Hetumiug leaven leaven Ply
mouth, daily exceptSunday, o 00 n. ni.,
Sunday 9 00 a. in, WilliniMhtop 7
a. m., 0 5J a. m., arrive Tnrtmro ' "
a. rti., 11 20 a. 111..
Train on Midland, N. (-., branch '
laaycs (Joldnboro, daily exceptSunday,
6 00 a. ni. arrive Smithhild. 7 ,'io a. m.
Itcluniiiiir leave SniiihfiYld, H 00 M. in.,
arnvc (Joldnboro, 2 30 a. in..
Train on Nashville branch h-ayc
Uocky Ml, at 3 00 p. m., ari jvis Nanli
ville 3 40 p. in., Spring Ho.e 4 15 p.
in. Itctorninu: leave Spring Hojh- P no
a. in., Nashville 10 35 a. m., Icky
Mount 11 15 n. !, daily, i-xicpt
Train ou Clinton branch l au Warnaw
for i liiiton, daily, except Sunday, i 00
p. in., and at II Id a m; Itcturnin will
leave chntoii at X 20 a m and ?. Jo p in,
connecting at Warsaw with No il
and 40, 23 and 7A
Southbound train m Vilou & Fav-
cttevUIe I'ranch in No. 51. North.
bound is No, 50, Daily exceptSunday
lrain 2, South, will stop only at
Wilson (ioldHboro and Magnolia
Train No 7H makes cle connection
at Weidon for all imkuU North, daily.
All rail viaKicIirnoud. and daily, except
Sunday via llav Line
All trains nm o!id between Wilin,n)'-
tou aid Washington, and have I'ulman
Palace Slecjcr attached
JOHN F DIVINL, Ccn'l Supt
J K KENLV, Sup't Trans,
T M Kmkrho.v. (ien'J l'aioi Agent
1 have just received a largo
supply of FAkin Valloy Woolen
Good to be exchanged for Wool
or will be Hold on acloso margin
Factory prices guaranteed for
Wool and Goods.
W. G, Rackley,
I. T. k G. F. ALDERMAN,
No. 112 North Water Street,
WILMINGTON, X. C.
Cotton iiimI 'l'imlei,
: aiso :
Country Produce handled to be I ad
vantage. JlKi'KUKXCK 1st National Dank-,
Wilmington, X. C. au?2'-tf
Harness Establishment !
I K8TABLISHKD I.V 1 SlJ7.
I am now located on F;yettcviIIc
Street, opposite Caucasia x office.
I put upand keep instock,or make
to order, any style or Harness, from
fl3.00 to $40.00. I also make all
style and grades of SadilU, Uri
dles, Halters and everything in this
Good, honest work at tlie lowest
living figures, is my guide and motto
A large supply ot Northern Har
ness and a fine line of Driving Whips
always kept on hand. Call and ex
amine. ftff-Besure to see the celebrated
Celluloid lined Whip for which I
am sole agent. If. this whip is not
satisfactory you can return it and
get back your money. ,
sepo-3m W. If. STETSON.
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