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BTT1IX CAUCASIAN PUB. CO.
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property of the State.
Oar aaafraine and rctej-iLitded
od of the Old North Bute baa point
ed out in a reent issue of that most
tateiman like and altogether vera
eioai and able journal, which bat
lereral timet tayed the State, that,
practically, the State has no debt;
that the State eonld sell her stock id
the North Carolina Rilroad for
enough of cash in hind to pay h- r
public deb'; and that, therefor?, tie
coming lgulature can very well af
ford to iaeoe bonds of the State, or
ll her credit in the oren matket foi
enough of cash to endow the public
common Schools. This scheme i
brilliant; it if evn Napoleonic Bat,
like several other brilliant nheones
that bare come into the politics of
North Carulms, it hs two or tore
things the matter with it. If we re
member aright, and we taint w
do, about $3,000 000 00 of the State's
dflbt, carryiug a .x per c.ct. rata of
interest is not due until 1919 In
nineteen year from ths writing the
KEC10 LYKCHED II INDIANA.
The legislature of 1&01 will aoon
assemble In thecapttol to grapple
with the questions that aro up for
settlement. A largo number of the
citizens of this State are curious to
know Just what tho oncoming gen
oral assembly will undertake to do,
and Just how much of It they will
gMt accomplished. It would bo
profitless to try to forecast tho ac
tions of this rather remarkable
ui' ami wm shall not try our
wh a- a nmnhet at this time. For 1 8ta es stock in the North Car-li
hhnnnrr.f thKtate. wohoDetheIt.lroad my not be worth halt
legislature of the year 1901 may enough to pay the ui.r gage which
be more creditable than was that
Whllo wo shall not venture any
predictions as to what this Demo
cratic legislature may do; wo want
to point out some things that they
will In compelled to face whether
they want to face them or not.
There will bo the Irrepressible
conflict between the corporation
wing and the antl corporation wing
of the Democratic party. Uow
thoua two factions are trolnz to
keoD a peaceful boose together does f ch.ldren to read the constitution
.nn.r rn n nrdlnarv observer. w. aua iui muemc ir, iu
The fuhionlsts In North arollna
will have whole "gobs'' of fun, as
they stand off and watch the dis
plays of unity and beautiful broth
erly kindness evinced botween thH
followers of the News and Observer
on the one hand, and the gailant
coharts of tho Charlotte Observer
nn tho other. It is known that
those who to use, in a slightly
modified form (Jovernor Russell's
now famous saying voted for Bry
an and prayed for McKlnley, do
love the News and Observer faction
for all tho world Just like a cat does
hot soap ; and we make no doubt at
all that there will bo enough of
that peculiar tort of affection exhib
lted In the forthcoming session of
the leglnlaturo to make the sixty
days following the ninth of m-xt
month to bn red letter days In the
lives of all fun loving fuslonists In
this old State We congratulate
you, one and all, old fuslonit breth
ren, and advls i you to get your but
tons sown on tight
Then the question of providing
such numerous and such efflcien
public common schools as will en
ablo all tho white people in the
Rtate to educate their children so
that they can nad any section in
tho Constitution by the year 1908
will have to bo confronted, and
will havo to be settled. This Is a
most Interesting question. Just
what means will bo used to settle
It one does not know. Several ways
have already been suggested,
but no one of them seems to be
quit satisfactory. For example.
It has been said that a large and
altogether adequate public, com
mon school fund might be gotten
into tho Treasury by a tax upon the
gross earnings of all tho railroads
within the Stato.
No doubt this might ba done
And no doubt Democratic states-
now covers it over; and, 11 tne Dnos
suggested should bo usued to meet
the current exp-nes of i hs ommu
public schools of the Stat?, it might
end in aaotuer period of bankruptcy
and disgraceful repudiation. No!
Tuia scheme of borrowing money for
public frducat on is rri.Iiani s wor
thy of the great j .urnl taat pnh
lisned it; but it is riy, and we think
will not be adapted.
We think of only one other schema
that can be used to prepare all white
jects, worthy of the trreat Demo
cratic party m North Carolina, it
was announced on the stump in the
campaign preceding the election in
Aagast last by one of th? Democrat
c speakers. It was to tho effect, tnat
the first Democratic lginl&ture af t r
the ratification of tbe suffrage amend
ment then pending would pass a law
dividing the public common scbool
fund, in such way, as to give the ne
groes only tbe public school monty
paid into the
Moa Batlar la Jail Door aa4 Drag
Boooerille, Ind., Dec 17. John Rol.
Is. the third of the colored men Impli
cated in tbe murder of Bollie Simons
wit hung to a tree in tbe court bouse
vsrd br a nv b of abnt 100 men from
RockDort tbis eveninr. Two of bis
com ( anions were Ijncbed at Kockporf
taut nirbt f r tbe same crime
Not a shot was fl'e! a' d everything
was conduced as quietly as if tbe exe
cution bad been one under tne sanction
of lh law.
KoPa was brons-ht to this place this
afternoon about 3 o'clock in cf are of
herf7 And-rson, of Rocaport. t 'pon
his arrival he as placed in a cell on
the aorond floor r tne 1H ana nis
presence ws known or ly to a few citi
A few ruinate after fl o'clock a body
of 100 men marched through tbe pnn
cpal stre-t to tbf jail and demanded
that the prisoner b turned over to
them, l eruty bheriff Ravrnond ber
ry was in charge of the Jail He de
clined to jrive up the keys and the mob
at once began to batter in h wall of
the ia'l with a telegraph pole Six
members of the mob crawled tbrougb
the hole, and with sledjre hammers
b-okedown the door of Roll' eel
and soon tbe thoroughly terrified ne
gro wns in t h- h.inU of the men, who
l laced a roi around his neck All
left, crawlii.g again through the hole
b. whi h they had entered, dragging
th negro fier ibem
A few mi utes wan consumed in the
march to the court houe yard, the rope
was thrown over the limb or a tree and
a hundred hands cent his body flying
into tbe air. The loose end of the rope
wa 'i d to a tre, and as soon as tbe
mob was sure its work had been com
pleted it left in a orderly a manner as
it had entered the town.
None of the mob wore mask and the
men apparently Tom every station in
life, took pa-t in the lynching Ex
cept for the excited groups of m-n
standing on the stre-t corn-rs. a ft ran
ker woiiM have known nothing of tbe
tragedy thai had just been enacted.
AJMthr Dataeaaawrt of BHtUk
Caytwrei by thm Boara
AJIwaI, North Cape Colony. D.
17. A party of Brabant's Horte,
consisting mainly of recruit, en
gaged a fore of Bors Dc. 13, near
Zastron, Orange Free ritate, losing
fonr killed. 10 wounded and 120 ta
ken prisoners. The English say
the Boer force was superior in nam-
London, Dtc. 17. General Kitch
ener, in a dispatch received by the
war ufflce confirms the Assocla
td Press dispatches from Atlwal
North. Cape Colony, of last night,
announcing the capture by the
Bors of a detachment of Brabant s
Horse, December 13th, near Zaa-
trnn. Orange River Colony, and says
107 men were made prisoners on
Ma aern, Dec 16 -De wet's force
was twice repulsed before it broke
through the British lines in the
neighborhood of Tbabanchn In the
third attack Dewet led in prison
With a few determined men he
charged and broke the British lines
the rest of the commando following
He was forced, however, to leave in
tbe bands of the British a fifteen
pounder and fifteen wagons with
ammunition and stores.
THE MAN FROM HAWAII SWORN IN.
Protttt Afainai Seat In TTtm In Cong-rets
The D. . Csnsns Report of Catarrli,THE m
Compiled by the Greatest Living Authority
on Catarrhal diseases.
men to danger and
Washington, Dec. 15. Hobert W. ' their doom
Wilcox was -worn in today as dele
gate in Congress from Hawaii. The
protect against the seating of Wil
cox, lodged with the Committee on
Elections No. 1, was not effective.
Chairman Taylor said today that it
charged only in general terms that
the election in Hawaii was invalid,
but presented no specifications. No
protest was made on the count of
State Treasury by alleged bigamy committed by Wil-
A Threatening Condition.
Vineland, N. J., Independent.
Strange things have happened
when the toiling millions became
maddened by poverty and misery.
Conditions in France during the clos
ing years of the last century were
not materially different from those
existing In America today. It was
a greedy and impudent aristocracy
agaiast a patient, long-suffering peo
p'e, and when the latter could en
dure their privations no longer the
former went to the wall and there
was little left of the once proud and
aristocratic France. The curse of
greed and thirst for power blinds
drives them to
There is a half century
rril-e-frlrWo VUtS&itiZ&'t il- S.'Xi- a V Caiarra af aaa.
y 1 Si eatarra prevail mm wtk f
I Tbe Lctdnt Wcckl) la .Vxth
tf 5 deatb froru catarrh
Imm rnvnrel neefloaa-.
(0 of 20 deatUa froai cAtarrk.
Catarrkal illaeaaea preTall
19 of 40 deatba from catarrl
I IOreatnt totality from ratarrb
lie Farmer and Mechanic's
10 leUi rfvm catarrh
MRS. BELVA A. LOCKWOOD.
Mrs. Belva A. Lockwood, late
candidate for tba Presidency,
writes: "I have used your Pe-
runa and I find It an Invaluable
remedy for cold, catarrh and kin
dred diseases ; also a good tonic
for feeble and old people, or those
run down and with nerves un
strung. I desire, also, to say that
It has no evil effects." Mrs.
Lockwood's residence Is Wash'
Ington, D. C
them, and tarn over tne money paid
by the white people, to be used alon
for the ednca ion o' the white children
of tho Slate. Ic my be that thU
plan will brt adjfttd by the next leg
islature. We cannot tell.
Wo could ruggest severil thing
o tho lf-frisUtard s xa to moot in
Kiln gh. Bat a tve not bee 1 soe
i ally aked to niak) sagg-stions t-
bat hOdy, and we forbnar; premis
ing otily ihat if the measures akeu
Mtfail be wie, and fair, and patriotic
-e shall be glad to give them our
approval without ne-itation or resei
atioa of any sort soever.
cox in marrying his present wife.
Mr. Wiliuix says that before the
date of the present marriage he was
notified by the Italian consul at
Honolulu and by the archbishop of
i he Catholic Church that a divorce
had been granted by the courts of
Italy to his first wife, a native of
tnat country. She did not appear
betore the committee, as it had been
reported she would do. Chairman
Taylor said that it would have made
no difference; that a controversy
over tho regularity or validity of
divorce precelings could not be
made sufficient grounds for refusing
to seat a man.
of hard word behind me; one half of
this time has been spent in trying to
convince the American people of
the existing danger of this Republic
being wrecked by the systems of
government dictated by the money
lower. 1 am not inciting a revolu
tion, or foettring a spirit of uurest,
as has been charged; I am simply
calling the attention of the capitalists
of this country to the law of cause
Taa Caaaa mt Hod B4ily
OF NEW YORK CITY.
Hon. Amos J. Cummlngs, of
New York, says: Peru na Is good
for catarrh. I have tried H and
know It. It relieved me Immense
ly on my trip to Cuba, and
I always have a bottle In reserve.
Since my return I have not suf
fered from catarrh, but It I do I
shall use Peruna again. Mean
time you might send me another
Catarrh has already become a national curse. Its ravages extend from ocean
to ocean. More than one-halt of tne people are aneciea oy iu aiarrn a a
temic disease. Peruna is a systemic remedy. Peruna cures catarrh by remov
ing the cause. Address The Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus, O., for free book.
QESERAL JOE WHEELER.
Major QeneralJoseph WbeelerA
commanding the cavalry forces la
front of Santiago, and the authoi
of "The Saatlaro Camnalrn." la
speaking of tbe great catarrh rem
edy, Peruna, says: ! join whh
Senators Sullivan, Roach and Mo
En cry In their good opinion of Pe
runa. It Is recommended to m
by those who have used It as an
excellent tonic and particularly
effective as a cure for catarrh.
OYER TEN MILLIONS.
Government' Estimate of the Cotton
Crop of tbe United Statea.
Washington. Dec. 19 The Statis-
Mfia.n nf tha A orrlrnl frn ml riantrt
and effect, that they may stand from ment reports 10,100,000 bales as the
uuuer ine avaiancne. 1 nave no ae-1 probable cotton Jprod notion ofithe
deire to see an upheaval of the fires! United States for 1900-1901. In the
of hell, or to inspire a reign of terror. I making of this estimate, the same
Nor do I want to see th mn whn 1 methods ana agencies nave Deen
toil become so poor that they are
unable to fl!-h a nickel out of their
trousers pocket to buy a paper. Just
no sure as death and taxes, there's
trouble ahead for the millionaire,
and unless the pressure is relieved,
the oppressed are liable to do what
they ought not to do.
used that were employed last year
Many thousands of ginners, howev
er, made reports for the first time.
The estimated yield, In pounds of
lint cotton per acre, is as.follows:
Wife Beaters Organize.
Parkersburg, W. Va., Special to
Philadelphia North American.
A secret society, "The Home Mak
ers," which has a large membership
in the mining districts of the State,
The purpose of the organization Is
to provide and maintain pleasant
homes for its members and those
dependent upon them, and as gossi
py, careless wives and mothers are
held by them to be the cause of a
majority of the unhappy, ill-kept
homes and neglected children, the
FIRE IN A SCHOOL.
Virginia 180: North Carolina 199: ! mnr.xMv u.i lfa wamKo-. .
The mach talked of libel case
against the Sampson Connty Popu
litt?, which came up for trial at Ko
cansville, at the Duplin Superior
Court ended quite tamtly, and was
no donbt, disappointing to the public
Not that the public was anxious for
the prosecution, butbacausethe pub
lic was anxious for the facts which
wouia nave Deen made public by a
fall investigation at the trial. This
prosecution was brought against the
Sampsn County Popul'sts for expo
sing the election methods lu tbe Au
gust election, through the columns
of The Caucasian, and of course, a
write up of tne fraud, force and in
timidation which characterized that
eltction, was necessarily libellous
As it always takes strong and forci
ble language to expose crimp, and
SQUEEZED HER MOTHER TO DEATH.
Girl Burning- to Death Throw her Arms
Around Her Mother,
News wa-j received here Saturday
of the horrible death of the wife
and daughter of Allen Fuller, near
Fayetteville. His daughter dls
covered an outhouse on fire and ran
to put it out, and in doing so her
clothing caught fire. Her mother,
attrac ed by her screams, ran to
the aid of the young woman, who
was in a mass of flames. She then
threw her arms around her moth
er in her dtatn agony, and despite
the furious struggles of the old wo
man, literally squeezed her to death
The doctor says the mother was
killed before she was hurt by the
Florida 133: Alabama 151; Missis
sippi 159; Louisiana 231; Txas 26;
Wnen coal miners diir in their Arkansas T16 Tennessee 177 ; Mis
I souri 275 ; Oklahoma 318 : Indian
How onH mi,.T .., I Territory ..zay.
CuiF1uJCu ""u . after eliminating
half the time; when skilled factory JrZ w'hlci To cVop wha
operatives receive only 60 to 60 ever w!11 gathered, is estimated
wuum, wuwii wApr?neeu cierKS can i at 25 034 734.
do nirea ior o a weeK; wnen far
mers must put their wives and Pretty Woman Sentenced to Jail,
daughters in the field because unable Richmond, Va., Dec. 14 The po-
tu liiixs ukip, wnen mure are a mm- uC8 justice of Kichmond todav sen
ion men unable to find employment I tenet d Annie Wyatt, a refined look
at any price, relief must come if we I ing young woman to serve 3 months
would keep the smell of sulphur out m jil for the larceny of $500 worth
of the atmosphere. "God help the ' goods from the store of Julius
right to use every possible means to
see that their homes are not neglect
A member who corrects his wife
by beating must do so only after all
other means to induce her to do her
duty have failed.
The society pays for the defease
of its members when arrested for
wife-beating, and in case of convic
tion pays the fine.
rich; the poor can beg!"
while this write un bv the SamDson
men might bo found who would Connty Popt,,, wa8 in stronjf Un
make an affidavit, If required so to gug9t yet an investigation would
do, that such a tax upon grosj earn- h.TO pasilv vindicated them, for th
ings would be equitable, but It is trntn ig alwayg a valid defen89 and
not believed, to any considerable ample justification. Th Caucasian
extent, that the railroad corpora- that the eae im to nh
tions now doing bustness within the an untimely ending.
State would be enabled to enjoy SmCe the Dr08eoution had chosen
such a scheme of taxation very to bring the Buitf and had taken tne
defendants with at least one hundred
much. And, if numerous and effi
cient public common schools should
be provided for by the next legisla
ture In such a way as to be unen-
jojable to the great carrying corpo
rations of the State, they might not
be willing to help the Democratic
and seventy-five witnesses to a coun
ty where none of the parties or their
witnesses reside, and since all that
mass cf evidence as to election
frauds in North Carolina was on the
verge of being made public. We re
party to carry the State in the year peat that the Caucasian as well as
lm. upon somewnat mature con- all other lovers of truth and honesty
alteration, we oo not tnink tne Nn North Carolina are somewhat du-
gross earnings tax will be resorted appointed that this notable case
to in the pending emergency. should have cTosed before the evi-
The common public schools, so dence was given to the puoLc. It
osiraoie in tne immeaiate ruture, wouid have made interesting read
t a i i a i -ii . a I .
ii no wuimj cuim is w uo aiiowea ing and served to enlighten the
to De ignorant or tne state's con- worid on the ample methods of force
stitutionarter J9U8, might be provi fraud and theft of ballots resorted
j ..j a 1 1 AW 1 a 1 m I
uu lor uy rmsing me vaiuavion oi to by the Democratic machine in
property for taxation within the North Carolina to carry the August
State. It Is reported that quite a election. We are not surorised that
number of real good Democrats the prosecution plead for a continn-
nave lately sworn before Judge lance of the case when It came nn for
Shepherd that there Is now, and trial, they were no donbt advised to
has been for many years past, a that course, and the fact that tbe
uniform rule amongst assessors and suit is now ended and finallv di.
list takers In North Carolina by p0sed of, will no doubt give relief to
wnicn mey nave put aown an prop- some of the beneficiaries of that elec
eriy xor taxation wunin tne State tion.
at about two-thirds of Its actual
viu. mm sworn leBiimony De Notwithsianding that Chicago
true, or, if it be not true, the legis- hasn't a very enviable name, there
latare might direct a large increase is one man in it who is doing a great
in tne valuation or taxable proper- deal of good ; but, strange to say, he
tJr, uu muss uia. aumcieni provi- is against free advertising. He has
sion ror tne public, common authorized the police to draw on him
b;uooib. wrmuuu mignt De rrom week to week for a laree
none, ana, mayDe it tugbt to do amount of money to relieve the de
done. But, if the next legislature serving poor people in that el tv ! bnt
should order this thing to be done ; says that if his name is divulged, he
anu, ii ineir agents snouid take will stop the allowance at once.
tnem at their word, and actually
J. iLI. AL I a a. .
uo ,U18 in,nK " Deneved that We aro in receint of a conv nf tha
not even the magnificent counting Southern Labor Union, a new paper
Wi " Aemocratic party published In this city. It is pub
would save them from utter ruin In lished by the Union Publishing Co
Wi.uu oi iwo2. we are not at Mr. W. C. Terry is business mana-
au sanguine as to wnat the coming ger. Labor is well organised in the
legislature win ao ; out wears fully State, and as its representative the
purauaaea tnat tney will not raise paper should meet with success.
MATTIE HOLLAHD MARRIES.
She la the Young; Lady Who Recently
Elopd With a Crazy Toons Man.
Special to Atlanta Constitution.
Ric hmond, Va., Doc 15th Miss
Mattie E. Holland, a pretty Suffolk
girl, whose former lover is said to
nave gone crazy because she refus
ed to marry him afier eloping to
wedded Eddie C. Small last night
Miss Holland's parents objected to
her now demen-ed suitor, but un
der persuasion she agreed to -fly
with him. The young man, tern
porarily elated, got almost drunk
and thH girl changed her mind,
passed the mghc with a friend, and
returned home next day.
Atlanta's Mayor Locked np on a Char re
of Being- Drank.
Atlanta, Ga.. Dec. 17. Mayor Jas.
Q. Wooward, of thitt c.ty, has been
arrested and locked up in the police
barracks tonight, on the charge of
being drunk Some time ago, for
the same Cause, the city council
and board o' aldermen threatened
impeachment proceedings against
Mayor woodward, but, upon prom
Ub8 that he would abstain from
further Intoxication, no action was
The mayor tendered his resigna
tion to the body and it was placed
la the hands of councilman Ra y
son, who holds it, on condition that
if the mayor becomes intoxicated it
shall be tendered for acceptance
The registration was submitted
this afternoon at a meeting of that
body, but action was postponed un
Hog Had Regular Jury Trial.
Norfolk, Va., Dec. 14.-City At
torney Walter H. Taylor, assisted
by John ii. TiUod, today failed to
convict a dog, owned by Mrs. Ella
L) Winn, a prominent society wo
man, or tne crime oi being vicious.
for which the canine had been sen
tenoed to death.
me animal was released on eood
behavior, after being cot fined at the
police station for some time, and
promptly bit a man. Tais reopened
the cass in the Corporation Curt
harkoned more to tne argument of
Walcott, Walcott & Gage, a promi
nent firm of attorneys, who appeared
as counsel for the dog, than te that
of the city attorney, and the dog
RAHD JURY FOUND TRUE
ACAINST W. F. MOODY.
Myers & Sons where she had been
employed several years. Her sweet
heart stood by her in her trouble and
begged the judge to make her sent
ence a fine, saying he would pay it
and marry her.
For Refusing to Allow Voters to Beg-later
For Augnst and November Elections.
Special to Raleigh Times.
Charlotte, N. C, Dec. 18
Texas a Great State.
The census returns not only show
that Texas is bv far the largest
-District I state of the Union being large
court grand jury today found a true enough to have a great empire of
bill against W. F. Moody, who is Its own within its borders, but is
president of two leading Democratic one OI tne most peculiar ones also
clubs here, and has been recentlv For example, the returns show Bal
anDointed nrincioal clerk in the State ly county has but four residents,
Treasurer's office. There are fWe or I Cockran has twenty-five, Andrews
8 x counts in the indictments, all of has thirty-seven. Lynn se enteen
which alleges that Moodv as reiris- nd Dawson thirty-six. Twenty-
. - " id ii ii.. i i
trar in Ward .No. 1, refused to allow nveomer counties nave a popuia
nf grof s to register for
November elec toas.
tion of less than five hundred. Some
counties have no running streams
within their boundaries, some are
hundreds of miles from any rail
road, and others are almost wholly
Tne Western Insane Asylum. inhabited by prarrie dogs, jack rab
At a rrww of Tiowi r bits and rattlesneaks. Tom Green
icvwia ui mo nraiciu oww xxubui- l..l.o.inl rv.i
pai iw nio luoaue, at muianion, and na8 q 8Q4 inhabitantS.
last weeK, Lr. it. Li. Murphy, super
intendent, read a report which re- Divorces in Canada.
1. - 9 t A i I
O,"uo miciyswiig lacus. xue An Ottawa, unt., dispatch says
insxuuiion was duih io accommodate that during the last year only 17
oniy 4uu pauenis, wnue it nas now divorces were erantedln the Dora in
within its walls 745. Hundreds of
applications are on file for admittance
of patients. The new buiidiner.
which U now being erected on the
west side of the hospital, can accom
modate but 300 more, and that can
not possibly be finished before next
The report of Mr. Murphy showed
that while the hospital as it stands
cost the State $350,000, it can be du
plicated, without the administration
building, and give accommodation
for 400 more patients, for $150,0u0,
lees than one-half the cost of the
Thrae Ulrls and tha Janitor 8ppod
Fredonia, N. Y, Dec 14. Fire
was discovered early this morning
In the room of Phlneas Morris, jani
tor of the Fredonia Stato Normal
School, and before It could be stop
ped the building with Its contents
wa dfetroyed, entailing a loss of
$100,000. Before the fire was discov
ered It had attained such a head
way that it could not be stopped.
The two spiral stair cases formed
a flue up which the fire leaped;
quickly to the third floor where
elepr 75 women teachers and stu
dents. The ringing of the alarm
bell on tho building aroused them
and when they rushed Into the hall
they found their escape cut off, so
n their nlgtt robes they were tax-
en down the ladders and fire es
capes. All t scapea exoepi inree.
The janitor perished in bis room
in the basement.
CONTAINS ALL THE NEWS
OF INTEREST FROM ALL
PA UTS OF Til ESTATE
AND FROM ALL
Porto RIeans Refuse to go to Hawaii.
San Francisco, Dec. 15. Of 130
Porto Itlcans brought across the
continent to take shop for Hawaii
to work on the Island's sugar plan
tations, only seventy sailed on the
steamer late yesterday afternoon.
The remainder reb. lied at Port Cos
ta and refused to go on a small
steamer to take them to the Rio
Other malcontents went on tbe
steamer, but when they came to the
big ocean liner their courage fa.led
thorn and they declined to go fur
ther, declaring they would stay
in Sanfrancisco. What the Porto
Ricans will do here is uncertain.
as they will have difficulty in find
A Familiar Calendar.
The 1901 edition of the Columbia
desk calendar is being distributed by
the American Bicycle Co., Columbia
Sales Department, Hartford, Conn
It will be sent to any address upon
receipt of five 2-cent stamps. This
unique and useful compilation has
been issued annually for the last six
teen years and it has come to be re
garded as an indispensable article in
many business offices and homes.
Express Messenger Gets f 5,000
Worth of Diamonds.
His Hair Sprouted by Electricity.
A Cleveland, Ohio paper says
"Bald-headed men need despair no
loneer. Timothy J. Mulchay, an
engineer In a Cleveland tannery, has
at last discovered a remedy that
grows hair on bald heads. For
several years he was in the front-
seat theatre class, but now he has a
fine head of hair. A few weeks ago
Mulchay's hair began to grow. At
first a tiny fuzz came out and It was
not long before a well-developed
head of hair was In evidence.
Mulchay asked a doctor to explain
the new growth. The physician ask
ed him what he had been doing.
He said he had been working under
a belt. He was told his hair had
been sprouted by electricity.
Cannot Interfere la Porto Rico's Claims
Washington, Dec. 17. The 8tate
Department has rendered an opinion
to the effect that the United 8tates
government cannot Intervene in fa
vor of Porto Rico In the matter o:
her claims against Cuba for $2,500,
000. The Spanish government rain
ed a loan to this s mount from the
Porto llicans, to help prosecute mill
tary operations In Cuba, baling the
loan upon the revenues of the latter
In substance the decision of the
Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 14. Five; United States government Is to the
thousand dollars' worth of unset effect that leaving aside the question
The Caucasian, following its cus
tom, will give holiday to its printers
next week ; therefore, no issue will
appear on Thursday, Dee. 27th.
If you wish to start the New Year
aright, send in your subscription to
Ths Caucasian by January 1st.
ion of Canada.
In the thirty-two years since con
federation there have been granted
by Parliament and the courts 271
divorces in the whole Dominion of
Canada. - In Ontario, population
2,114,821, there have been granted
45 divorcee; in Quebec, population
1,488,835, 16 divorces; in Manitoba,
population 152,500, 1 divorce; in
Nova Scotia, population 450,000, 91
divorces; in New Brunswick, popu
lation 821,8000, 73 divorcee; in
British Columbia, population 80,
200, 43 divorces.
There has not been a divorce in
Prince Edward Island, population
100,000, in thirty years.
diamonds, the property of the jew
elery firm of ocnbner & Loehr, wer
stolen from the Adams Expree
Company, about a month ago. Thej
were not discovered until a fev
days ago Detective Doran has ar
rested Kosco Hoffman on a cbarg.
of grand laiceny He ls 'chargec
with having stolen the diamonds,
and he admitted having taken them.
Two Thousand Telegraph Operators to
on a Striae.
Chicago, Dae. 8th. Two thousand
telegraph operators on the Atchison,
Topeka & Santa Fe went out on a
strike at 4:20 this afternoon. The
lines are all inactive from Cnieago
almost to Los Angeles, it is said.
Tnis is reported to mean a big tie np
of all kinds of traffic.
Twenty-one hundred telegraph
operators on the Santa Fe system
struck. They were paid off and d is
chared and their places supplied
with others. There was no question
of compromise or agreement.
There are extensive beds of mica in
tbe western portion of tbe state. Mica
mining showed an increase in 1899,
there being fifty-three mines. What! Old subscribers who pay up back
was pronounced to be tbe finest deposit due8 and send in money for renewal
of magnetic iron ore in tbe southern I. n,1BT... 1 tn , ,
states exists in Ashe county, and mi0 the Caucasian we will send
November, 1899, a tract of 10,000 acres ' them Turner's North Carolina Alma
wa leased by two Pennsylvania 6teel ' nac for the year 1901 free, provid-
companies, anu ranroaa extensions to subscription Is sent In before
thA Mat nf nnopitiAna vara rrniaMH f
wmw rfv vv aw.wMB w v vaawv
The State Auditor reports the
sessed value of property of whites
January 1st 1901.
The price of Turner's North Caro-
in North Carolina at I24S.-000.000 ' Una Almanac is ten cents, but we
and property of negroes at $9 500,-! will send it to you free if you will
uuu. ine latter snows an increase send us a new subscription or if you
are behind with your subscription
of half a million in the year.
Ten Million Bales.
Washington, Dee. 19. The Agri
cultural Department's eotton report
oday estimates the crop at 10 000,
000 bales, and the acreage at 251 million.
if equity In this case to sanction the
-ollection of thla claim again.it Cuba
iow would be to open the door to
lumberless other and larger claims
which would exhaust ' the financial
resources of the Island.
nig host In the World.
London, Dee. 14. A dispatch to
the Times from Rangoon says that
the Pennsylvania Steel Company
has successfully completed the Gok
telk Viaduct In the Shan Hill, the
highest railway bridge In the world.
Five Bids Cor the Roaaova! of tk Mala
Havada, D.e. 15 Captiin of the
Port Young has received fire bids 'or
the removal of the wreck of tbe Uni
ted States warship Maine. The bids
have not been mad public, bnt the
removal of the wreck is assured.
Orders hav been reeeived at the
recruiting cfle at Greensboro to
enlist recruits for Cuba and Porto
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Tbe howl of the full dinner pall
vot r is now heard In tbe land. The
Ohio steel trust has reduced wages
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; j: HATHAWAY, K. D.
It is oo tats daas
of dimaa (hat suf
aca not only tb
rll. Ali ort of druw a&4 palrtrf Medicines an! "fcuaOyreiDa-!-
are tried: nwdx-al'-loxtituu" and CoiuuaiW" ara reaorttit
U but tbe condition benotnet vore nJbrr than brtu-r.
tlir uaturr f the dleae lt-etf, u-tl-r a ith at! lu eom-
l:-Oot. wli h n.ti-t ie btforeaa h)ta of treatment
-aa V j.iewrJ'jeJ. It i an individual fierxrud treatment which Is
ott-l-din -ry.-i r--n- -j.e. ;Vr it be 1um of Maaijr Vigor,
Varicocele, stricture. Bioud I'oivuukiz. or aay form of Gebital or
Urinary Computet It I ix- treatment that Dr. Hathawajr fires
his patient. anl such treatment oU! .
That hit. method i right ta been rted by tha uniformity and
invartahirtj of his cures rr the pat 2t er. a record vhleb. baa
;Lieed him far 4n advaa'-e of &U other r:ia!;t la the treat,
meet of Chronic Disease.
Can at Ms office or write him f f re cmmiltaUuu and ad vtea,
fcr a ct-i.y of his new apage book, "Oautiuetk, VlcurfUealtb,
.a i . MMk sstt tv
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rne Mormans neia tneir annual uu v uf . mewton h.th4way. m. o.
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