RALEIGH. NORTH CAROLINA, JANUARY 10, 1901.
KESOIXTIO.N TO REDUCE
REPRESENTATION IN THE
STATES WHERE CITI
ZENS ARE DISFRANCHISED.
INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS BY A PENN
A ROMANCE OF TVO STATES.
4ottthrn IHranaiaaBaat L.awa la Di
rect Violation of tbe fooatltatioa-Con-
rtlnl Aiiportloataeat Mast b.
Male aa Provided by tha C'onatltutloa.
Immediately aftnr the opening ol
Congress afUr the Christmas hoi!
day, Thursday, Congressman Olm
stead of Pennsylvania, tent to tb
Clerk's duk a resolution which he
claims is a matter of privilege, bear
ing npon the limitation placed upon
the suffrage by the states of Missis
sipp', Louisiana, North Carolina and
The resolution is as follows
"Whereas, The continued enjoy
meat of fall representation in this
IIoue by any Hiate which hap, for
reasons other than participation in
reb llion or other crime, denied
any of the male inhabitants thereof,
teir-R '21 years of age aad cit)ns of
the Uaitod State, the right to rot
for repr s-ntatir in Congress, pr s
I'lential lectors and other specifi-
t fficers, is in direct violation of th
fourteenth amendment to the Con
stitution of the Uoited States, which
d clares that in such case the ba
of representation therein be rcdae d
in the proportion whi"h sach mat
citiz nn -I years of age ia snoh 8ta ,
and is an invasion of the rights and
dignity of this Hoote and of it
members and an infringement upon
the rights and privileges in this
Hons of other States and their Rep
rtBentative s: and
'Vvheress, Since the last appor
tionment the States of Mississippi,
South Carohua and Louisiann bar
by ehanees in their Constitution
and statutes of said States, and for
reasons othr than -participation h
rebellion and other crime, denied th
right of sr. (T age to male inhabitant'
2 years of age, citizens of the U u
trd Htas, and such denial in each
of said States extends to more than
ont-balf of thos who, prior thereto
were tntitled to vote, as appears
from the following statistics, pnb
lished in the Congressional Direeto
tis of the Fifty-second and Fifty
sixth Congresses namely.
"In the sevn districts of Mississ
ippi the total vote cast for all 0 in-grrssi-inal
candidates in 1890 were
(V2 r.72; in 18!)8, 27,015. In the seven
districts of South Caolinath tntnl
vote in 1890 was 7:1,522 and 28 831 iu
1808 In the six districts of Lou'P'
na, Gl,.rl2 in 1890. and 33,161 in 1898
Oae member of the present Huue
representing ten counties in Mississ
ippi with a population in 1898 of
181 297, received only 2,008 votes.
Oae member ot the present Hons,
representing six eonnties in Sontb
: Carolina, with a population in 1800
: ot 158,851, received only 1,705 rotes;
i and one member representing thir
; teen o unties in Louisiana with a
population of 208,802, received only
2 494 votes ; and
Whereas, It is a matter of common
, rumor that other States have, for
reasons other than those specified in
the Constitution ot the United States,
dauied to some of their male inhabi
tants 21 years old and citizens of the
United States the right to vote for
members of Congress and Presid-in
tihl electors, as well as executive an
judicial officers of said States and
members of the legislature thereof,
aud no reduction has been made in
the representation ot any State in
the House because of such denia';
Whereas, The President of the
United States has, by message, rec
ommended 'that the Congress, at itr
present session, apportion the repre
" sentatioo amoog the several State
, as provided by the Canstitutiji ;
: therefore ; ,
"Resolved 1. That the committe
on Census shall ba and is authorized
- and requested, either by a full com
mittee or such sub committees a
.may be appointed by the chairman
thereof, to inquire, examine and re
port in what States the right to vote
at any election tor the choice of lec
tors for President and Vice Ptesi
dent of the United States, repress n
7 tatives in Congress, the exeentive
and judicial officers of a State or the
members of the Legislatures there
of, is denied to any of the male in
habitants of such States 21 years of
" age and citizens of the Uoited States,
or in any way abridged, except for
participation in rebellion or other
crimes, and the proportion which the
number of such male citizens shall
: bear to the whole number of male
citizens 21 years of age in each snob
There was much opposition to the
reading of the above resolutions on
the part of Sjuthern Demo ratio
members. After a spirited deoat
; the resolution was referred to the
V Census C. mmlttee-
a iMi Maa of laa. X. C.
Louisville, Ky., Jan. 3 In the
marriage of J. J. Cooke and Ml I
sUdla Heerxey at lied ford, 1ml., yes
terday afternoon, there in a romance
ol" Uncle Haui'n ruall. The groom i
a young merchant of Dunn, N. C.
and hail never seen his bride until
a few days before they stood tog-th-er
at the alUr. Gioke told the nto
ry f their umwual courtship to a re
porter. "I flrnt bwame acquainted with
my wire through the mall," ald he.
"I was then temporarily at Bowling
Green In this State. My cousin, who
lived at Hertford, had mentioned
me to thw young lady, who Is now
my wife, and she, in a spirit of fun,
wrote me a letter. 1 did not know
who nhe was and had In fket, never
heard of her previous o that time,
which wan about two yean ago. I
answered the letter, however, In the
Mam spirit of fun. Other letters fol
lowed and soon we exchanged pho
tographs. I then returned to my
home at Dunn, N. C, and we drop-p-d
our correspondence. A trifling
Incident romllert in our resuming it.
A man traveling for a Arm 6T por
trait maker, stopped at our houi
ono day and In talking to my moth
looked at the family album. When
he naw my future wife's picture, he
nald he recognized It. He told me
ho Uter, when he saw me, and I told
him her name and where nhe lived.
He at once recollected her, as he had
made a ortrait of her while in Bed
ford. He told me all about her,
and my interest in her were aroused
again. I wrote to her and we cor
responded regularly up to the time
of our marriage."
The young couple loft Louisville
over the C. and O. en route to their
future home at Dunn, N. C.
MOORE'S GREEK BATTLEFIELD.
T0UMC CIRL BRUTALLY ASSAULTED.
Loeae Jlrr Life la lire mrmnUfor Hoa-I
Marietta, Ohio, Jan. 5. A brutal
crime we committed last evening
at Hackney, Morgan county, by
which Mins Nellie Morris, aged 19,
handtome and accomplished, lost
her life. Am Mini Morris was return
ing home from the postofflce fehel
was accosted .by Waller A. Weln
stock, a young negro aged 18 years,
who lived near her home. He made
indecent proposals to her, and she
Immediately started to run. He
thrvw her to the ground. She at ream
ed and fought. Weinstock drew a
and laid bare the Jugular vein. Miss From Congressional Beeord. Jan. 5th.
SENATOR BUTLER PASSES HIS BILL APPROPRIATING
$5,000 TO REPAIR MONUMENT AND TO ENLARGE
AND BEAUTIFY THE FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD.
SIMAT01 BUTUB GIVES SENATOI HOAR IKFOXUATICX.
Morris caught the
hands were cut into
When people arrived she was al
most naked. She died shortly af
tr. She was the daughter of Ben-
EX-COYERNOR BROCDEN DEAD.
Died Friday Afternoon .at Ilia Horn
Ex-Governor C. II. Brogden died
Friday afternoon at his home near
Ooldwboro. He had been in ill health
for some time and his death was not
very unexpected. He was born in
1 8 1 and was. therefore in his eighty-
fifth year. He served the couuty of
Wayne In the Legislatures of 1838
Following this he was Comptrol
ler of the treasury for about fifteen
years. In 1872 he was elected
Lieut. Governor on the Republican
ticket with Governor Tod. It. Cald
well and succeeded to the Governors
office on the death of the latter. He
afterwards served two terms in Con
gress as the Representative from the
4th district. Gov. Brogden leaves
an estate worth between five and
ten thousand dollars. He lived in
MOORE'S CREEK BATTLEFIELD, NORTH CAROLINA.
Mr. Boiler. I ask unanimous consent to eall up the bill (S. 2270) ap
propriating $10,000 to ineloao and beautify the monument on the Moore's
Creek battlefield, North Carolina.
The bill was read, it having been reported from the Committee on tbe
junta Morris, a business man of this Library with an amendment, in line 5, before the word "thousand," to
city, and was prominent in society strike ont tenw and insert "fire;" so as to read:
in this city and Parkersburg. Bk it Km acted, Etc , That the Secretary of the Treasury bo authorised
Weinstock was selred by i .crowd, and he U hereby directed, to pay to the governor of the Bute of North
wT" SSU. bhuulrS - W outof anv money ,n tn .Treasury not other-
men watched ovr him. Officers at wx" PP"Ped, to be by him transferred to the Moore's Creek Modu-
McConnellsvllle were sent for. There ment1 Association, incorporated by the Legislature of the State of North
Is talk of lynching him. A mob is Carolina, for the purpose of repairing the monument already erected on
being organized to hang Weinstock. ta battlefield and for inclosing and beautifying the same
Mr. Hoar. I should like to esquire of the Senator from North Carolina
what battlefield that is.
Mr. Butler. It is a Revolutions ry battle field Moore's Creek.
Mr. Hoar. Will the Senator give us an aocount of the battle T 1 1 is
in I known probably by some other name.
Mr. Butler. It was one of the first encounters iu the 8juth during the
Revolutionary war. It was fought between the Tories and the Americt n
patriots, and a decisive victory was won by the patriots. What the batil
of Lexington was to the northern colonies, the battle of Moore's Creek was
to the southern colonies.
The British were preparing to invade the proviice of North Carolina
THE "BOYS" REFUSED TO CO ASHORE.
Soma Fought "While Other Jumped
Orerboard Rath r Than Work
Beira, Portuguese East Africa, Jan
4. On tbe arrival of the German stea
mer Hertzog, at. Beira, with 13fl Aby-
sinians and domalis for the Khodesian
mines, tne "toy, ' as tney ar railed,
TKE PtODOCTIM Cf COLO AID SUYf t.
Aa Mt4 hf tao tNfwrtar aft
Flara aa tm IU
cact tormca re u
were informed by the firemen that they aad to suppress the spirit of independence, which was more forward in ot
would bs compelled to work in chains t -iu .--j--ui , iL J
Hereupon they refused to go ashore. 8tate 1 can lkh pwdonablo pride, than in the sister States. Tte
Portuguese police and troops were Tory Highland Scotchmen living at Cross Creek, near my home, and in
i!:: v0'-? G3nwai w.r....
i g. One Somali was killed and 26 deavoring te reach the Cape Fear for a junction with Sir Henry Clinton
wounded. Nine of the police force and Lord William Campbell with a large force, who, with Lord Cornwallis
fWourndThau5ere we? "Us" PCted T ho"' re t0 bin "bjagation of the province, wber,
on ti.e steamer, the remainder having I on the 27th of February, 1776, the Tories encountered at Moore's Creek
aa UirWarSa-a mt A
WaAhlcgtoo, Jan. I 4rvrr K 1 w r- CtortK )a Chlraro IleorI.
RotrU, th Director of the Mint. Anw-i u-v-, M
toilay made IUic preUmlnary of tl Huuof lUpnmUtivr wro
mate of the produ' tlon of gold am! m ill tk- th iK i i.,,
silver In th United Slitm datlnr'., i- - i
the calendar year 1 900. TW Mrrv- to t hanvJ ..f
given as 5,857,213 o of th m4 etrlllnr itUt. tf
the civil war. In 163 a ynng (o
fiermt from Alabama named Wm.
Hlehardwta u captoml by th
Fetirral forrre In TmDwam.aiMl tak
nto a prUbom' ramp In Indiana.
II made It la tMcape and pot hack t
NahvIUe, where bo had frteoda
who aymthlrr! with the MWlluo
anl arranKvU Hr him to gi through
the Union llnw with a t"jafrWtr
fy known m Mr. raul." Th
couple were c4oml by (Jt-n. VriU
teoden fon-, tak-o Ut hi )al.
quarters at Murfmtioru, and afW
trial before a drum head court mar
tial, were eentenced to ignominious
death by hanging whkh U the fate
of !!, who, under the ruleM uf
warfare, do not deserve death by
In Home manner the new u
brought to Cien. Forrel 1T mll
away that one of the ut valuatile
men in the fvrel tervkv of tlel4tn
federacy wm about to be hinge! by
Gen. Crittenden, and an hour r
two btfore dsylight on the mornlntc
! aptiolnted for the execution Forrest
surprised Critiendeu'a fom-M, de-
morallring them, killing a trim ml
many and taking a large number of
prisoner. During the fljjht "Mr.
Taul" and young Hichanlnn mu
aged to ewa)e. After the ar tlie
latter returned to Alshama, tuliel
law with hi father, who was an
eminent member of the lr f that
State, and now come to Cotigrem a
the suravHrior of fion. JiMPph Wlel-er.
gale of gold is
Oneouortw, valued at 179,3
and of silver 59,610,513 ounoe,
which, at tbe approximate atrage
price of BI cents for the year, mskes
the value 36,362.432. During th!
calendar year 1 99 the il irthluc-:
lion was $7 1,05:1,000 and the silver j
production 4,76 4,500 fine ounce.
The Nome gold and silver produe-;
tlon for 1900 is given at 1,100,000,
and that of the Klondike, which In
cludes both the American and Cana
dian neldt, $22,2S7,.16G. The io
duct of the Canadian mines is not
included in the figures given, but as
the gold and silver comes to the
American mints the value U given
Following is the production of
Southern States: Georgia, gold,
value, $120,105; silver, 478 fine
oun.-es; North Carolina, gold, value,
fl,018; silver, 13,092 fine ounce;
South Carolina, gold, value, $122,
625; silver, 395 fine ounces; Virginia,
gold, value $3,534; silver, 2H5 fine
LOOTED HIS OWN DISPENSARY.
SON K A TOHAitti MANT
FAtTTREK SHOT NI
HIS T0IACC9 f ACTCtT tOCTti.
$1,000 PINNED TO THE WAIF.
Died From 111 Treatment.
Washington, Jan. 8. The Navy
Department has called upon the Su
perintendent of the Naval Academy
for a report upon a charge submit
ted by Representative Blxey, of
Virginia, that Private Marine Rob
ert Green, of Virginia, had died at
Annapolis from 111 treatment while
sick. The medical record shows
that Green died December 14th from
a a a ' s . - a
quies: pneumonia, ills latner is a
special pension examiner.
Flying the Tellow Flag.
New York, Jan. 4. The United
States transport Sedgwick arrived in
Hampton Roads early this morning
from Cienfuegos, Cuba, and Is now
at anchor off Fort Monroe. Coming
from a Cuban port, the Sedgwick en
tered the Roads carrying a yellow
flag at her mast head and is now de
tained in quarantine. She brings
some army officers, soldiers and civ
ilians returning from points in Cuba.
Childless Couple Find a Baby Girl
Baaket at Their Door.
Owingsville, Ky., Dispatch, 2od
Mr. and Mrs. Doe Tipton, of Spring
Bridge, about 18 miles from Wilmington, the American forces under Col
onels Caswell and Lillington. A battle ensued, the Americans bjinjr in
trenched south of the bridge, and the first glorious victory wai won in the
South. The Americans lost but one mm, the slain of the enemv bein
d imputed at 50, 850 prisoners captured, and the trophies of the day being
1.600 excellent rtfl s, 350 guns, 150 s words and dirks, 2 medicine chests, 13
wagons, horses, and harness, and a box of English guineas worth $75 000.
The effect of the victory was to give to the American soldiers aoout to
field township, a childless couple, are I enter upon a seven years' war military experience and an intelligent coafi-
nappy because of an addition to their (dance in themselves. It compelled the hanty oppressors to resoect their
raoiiiy. Kariy tnn morning Mr. lip-1 gkin and prowess. It frustrated the great scheme lo subiaeate Njrth Car
ton was arouaed by the wailing cry of I ni;n. .mhAl.r. th. nAnnu thi. r,nAA v, .i.A.j. : r. u
a child. Investigation as to the cause 7 . ' . - - . K-r r.w.. , -'"""J 1U
of the unusual ttound resulted in thel lonoarg nan aeciarea sneir muepsuawnce iu mass meeting, to meet a
discovery of a basket on the back porch I provincial congress on the 12th of April, 1776, and pass a uuanim ius reso
iruru'ES" Wthe continental Congress aod instractiag
tbe lighted room, it was found to con-1 them "to concur with the delegates of the other colonies in declaring inde
tain a gin baby about a week old, and I pendence and forming foreign alliances," thus iu advance of all the otner
underclothing was $1,000 in paper mo colonies calling upon the Bation the Uaited Provinces to sanction by
ney aud a note pleading for Mr . lip-1 their united voice what had already been so nobly done by a portion of her
con io iase goou care oi tne D&Dy ano i Bjt:MM
rtia har tn ho a Av " and oavino' I
that when tbe $1,000 was exhausted! The North Carolina legislature has appropriated money to help build the
more money to defray all expenses 1 monument, and besides a considerable amount has been donated by privat
would be sent him. I J: :J,. . i j , . . . .
Mr. TiDton is a wealthv farmer and iiuui8. xl luuuuiueu u uu mbowu uu a touu part ot toe Dai
be and hit wife are delighted with tbe I tlefield bought, but it is now desired to enlarge the grounds, improve and
beautify them, and to repair the m moment, which is in need of repair.
The legislature has incorporated the Moord's Creek M jaunnntal Aascia-
tion, which has charge of the grounds and under whose direction the mot
ey now asked of Congress will be spent.
There are many precedents for the appropriation of money by Congress
for such a purpose. I looked up fifteen or twenty such precedents and
Got on a Spree and Ioaaed the Uoar to
Columbia, 8. C, Jan. fi. F. M.
Player, dispenser a Kingstree, wa
arretted today on the charge of mal
feasance in office. The dienrj'
was robbed of a lartresum of mouv,
Christmas night. Player told that
four masked men hail ridden to the
dispensary and had forcd him to
open the sate. It ha since bnen
learned that Player wan drunk In
the dispensary that night, snd that
he had refused to deposit the money
with the county treasurer, an re
quired by law. For criminal care
lessness he was arrested by W. II .
After his arrest he admitted that
he had loaned dispensary money to
infant and will raise it as their own.
Only Nine Per Cent.
The Saturday Evening Post.
A paltry nine per cent of our vast
exports for the past three years has
been carried in American vessels. It I laid them before the committee on the Library when they had the bill un
requires no imagination to picture I der consideration.
11 j J x 11 x i j 11 I I
me uisiress ma wouiu prevail in i X not up the time of the Senate to make a further statement
mis country u me expon iraae oi nn w.u ia daaired. for an! no on
f , i .1 I ' r----""
KZ.:rrZl I "Orion, measure, that calls for so small an appropriation.
Conaiderinc Kaval Station'a Benoral.
Washington, Jan. 3 The PortlRoy
al Board, headed by tteir Admiral Rud
ffer? today began the further consid
eration of the question of the removal
of tbe Port Royal (SC.) naval station
to Charleston harbor. The work of the
board has been retarded by inability to
obta n certain necessary data from
soundings in the harbo at Charleston,
on account of the weather. However,
all the necessary information is now
before the botrd and it is expected to
uuuipicbts wira auu buduuii iba re
port within a week or ten days.
cause either of the carriers to our
customers had become a belligerent
nation. A short railroad strike in
The presiding officer. Is there obj ctlon to the present consideration of
Mr. Hoar. I will not object, but the Stae of Massachusetts has built
a big city, a few years ago, disturb-1 its own monuments at Bunker Hill, Conoord, Lexington, and other like
ed transportation between East and I places. We had some Tones, and suppressed them, too. But it is a Utile
West. A war between the great I tuh after navinsr all our own expenses to then Dav the exoenses of North
Powers of Europe would throw back Carolina. I think they ouht to build their monumants also. Bat it is a
upon our home market the greater -ood. natriotic nnrnose. and it is in the Senator's own eonntv. and of
eourse there ought to be a monument there, wherever the battlefield was.
So I will not object.
A CITY OWNED BY WQRKIRCIIEN.
!aaaair Iimbm la rv
aaa Xear Wb.a-TU UUaa Ba
aai - lt I u.uuu.
WitiaUa-?atni. X. f , Jaa S A
ruvatdly aataaU, avtaailf ll aaor.
drroa letot. aa mad tat blfJt ap
oe Chart-, oo of Mr. K U. oi. at
tli ubarco factor j of tta ao aal fata
rr. riftil tnl'ra brtbat uf WtaaWa.
Mr. t oi a atMH la U.l.fi tLla-u with
a putni and ttrri a era I palafa!
icatbea on ll t-ara. bia aaaailaat bieg
unknoao Tb wntt lit mm with tla falt.
rr. I' poo ffuirc out ol t btQ laat
oictl b Lrarl a racket at t factory,
a ahorl diaianr aa-aj. II, atrat tml
to lb building- and found a airaeg rr
io ttw fa-ur. lt- latter raa owl,
Krabbd f oung V-ox by t h haad aod
trfsn ratline him with a rator. Mr.
On at. alarm and hia aaaailaat
' thTriip.n drew a piatol and atnt bim.
I b atrancr tho ran easy.
Hf Ibit-tin. It sa diarwtrred that
th totac (actj. a two afry fraai
trurtur. on fir. Mr. K.. I. Cos
and dauf birr 'im rom tl- hjaa and
met th taouadrd an and brtHbrr All
rrTorta to aaa th txilldinc fruit
lra. 1 hrrv vrrra abul ta tboaaand
lounda if roanufarturtd tobanra (part
of it brine atantpedt. and tar a barn a of
lraf in th fa-t or j. tiaida a lot of ma
rhinry l b io ia llO.Oto 1 La Cm
bad fl inauranc un ouildieg . atrk,
Ttirpotof tn fir aa4 aaaaalt
prrad rapidlf and a s;rat crowd waa
aouo x tirrd Mar-ra rant to
WmMoT-, and rr 4 tba mattv to
sheriff Alapauab and other omoara.
I be aherifT, arvrral depuliea and one
or i wo lirmen went ul to I ba sroa
of lb crime. I wo blood bounds ware
The Rebuilding of Galveston.
W ashington Post.
'Saipping knows absolutely no
sentiment," observed Mr. Charles T.
Alexander, a vigorous, stalwart rep
resentative of Texas manhood, at the
Metropolitan. "My home is in Waco,
but I was in Galveston the other day
and tbe city is going up again like
magie. Tnousands of houses are be
ing built, but thy are not so large
or p-eteotious as their predecessors
The value of exports from Galveston
during November last was $25,000.
000, which is $1 000,000 more thao
the value of exports from Galveston
during November of 1899. Galveston
is the ocean outlet for the vast trade
of Kansas, Missouri, Indian Territo
ry and rxas. Congress has 1qc
recognized this, and appropriated
generjusly for the harbor.
"Tbe agricultural products of Tex -as
last year" continued Mr. Alexan
der, who is a native of North Caro
lina, and received his education at
Nw York, "yielded about $300,000,
000. Her people were never in bet
ter condition. Immigration into the
State, which has fallen off somewhat
during the last four or five years, is
now starting again. The sons of
North Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi
and of States to the Northwest are
again turning toward the Lone Star
State. The cosmopolitan character
ox Texas people Has lone been a no
table characteristic, and it is not to
be lost. A cosmopolitan people are
always a little more liberal and
broader in their views, which applies
exactly to Texas."
A Model Town Fa-toH Owaterf
Operative No UaeaBptor.
In Tell City, Ferry connty, Indl
ana, such Is the rase. The work
logmen of that city own, control
and operate the fac'orlts and fix
the price of labor. The tot. era an-
formid lato companies and operaU) 1 alo arrted oat. but owing to tbe large
their factories singly. Thre i,
however.no otajnmon pura for cit
izens. Each man must make a
living for his own family, bnt tbe
matter of employment is so slui
DllfiVd that i h difficult v of this l
minlmlzrd. The city was founded
In 18-'8, by the Swiss Colonization
number tf tworil- who had fathered
and walked around th building, tba
dojr cx hi Id cot do aay aucaf ul work.
Mr. LharleaCox waa iDatto toe
tobacco manufacturing firm ,f Jooaa,
Cox A o . whicn waa enraged la buU
neaain WinaVoo a few yart ago Ha
rerid an auon jmoua letter Ibta week
ooliff ing liim that it ba wrote aoolbrff
part of American exports.
Virrlnla Coal for Baaalan Navy.
Norfolk, Va , Jan. 3 The Russian
government is to try American coal fur
its American-built warships The first
cargo was cleared today in the British
steamship Ferndene, Capt. -Jones, for
Pore Arthur, should the trial be sat
isfactory, it is stated that the Russians
will stock all their coaling stations
with Pocahontas coal, and the use of
the famous fuel will become general
for the fast ships of tbe Russian navy.
England has already had success with
American fuel, the French fleet in wes
tern waters has already been supplied,
and other governments are now con
templating its partial afoption.
Lady Now Sues Iler Lawyers.
Newport News, Va. An interest
ins case Is being tried In the Cor
poration Court here. Mrs. Mary
uolgee is sning Attorneys Mitchell
Good Job of Ilanging.
Charleston. 8. C Jan 4. James
Kelly, colored, was hanged todsy for
the murder of Willis Bonneau, a mier
whom be first robbed. The murderer's
father, an old man, saw the execution.
When the body had been cut down the
o d man sought the sheriff and grasped
hi hand. "Boss," he said, "I've seen
a lot of niggers hung, hut dat is de
best Job of dem all. Dat was my young
est child. Too sure did bang b-m good
The father had the coffin placed in a
wagon and drove it to the cemetery.
Naval Drills at Fensacola.
Pensacola, Fla , Jan. 8 The flag
shin Kear&aree. and battleshin Massa
chusetts, of the North Atlautio squad
ron, which have been anchored at the! fhl explosion of dynamite occurred
city front, moved to day to the navy I in the powder machine house of the
j nuciciicj I liepauno Chemical Company at
nri r-Vi A : kOi I Rasa inmiaiil ITawMnltasi I w
Point, N. J., twelve
Cost of Restoring Galveston Ilar-
Genersl John M. Wi'son, chief of
engineers, United States army,
through the Secretary of War, has
forwarded to Congress a report by
tbe local eoginte s noon the project
for restoring and improving the har
bor at Galveston, Texas. Tbe cost
f be rr j tct is estimated at $185 -DO
Tae esmmittee oa rivers and
arbors has so far decided to consid-
c : the matter at this session of Con-
' resa. ,
Col. P. II. Lybrook, postmaster at
Tlnston-Salem died Thursday in a
pltaJ in Philadelphia,
Bntiad Caanaltlea In Africa.
London, Jan. 4. The War Offlve
today issued a list of casualties dur
ing the war in South Africa which
shows that the total deaths were 604
officers and 11,554 men. In addition
to this four officers and 243 men
died of wounds or disease after re
Alabama NesToaa LeaTa for Hawaii.
Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 8. Two
car-loads of negroes left here today
for the Hawaiian Islands, . via San
Francisco. ..They go to take employ
ment on the sugar plantations there,
High Point Is to have a big in m
ber plant. Sash, doors, blinds,
dressed lumber etc will be manu
actured. The capital stock of the
ompany it 140,000.
Tharo beino no obioAtion. tha bill waa eonaidaroH a in Antnmitt if th ana martin IOr aiiegea W DO
O . 1 - as W . l - I - II . . . ,
WaOle. r rril- i. .t- u
oirs. auiKtw u iu wiuuw vi vra.
The presiding officer. The question is on agreeing to the amendment Holgee, who was killed about a year
reported by the Committee on the Library. ago on a launch, which was struck
The amendment was agreed to. by a hawser from one of the ba'gee
Th hill to th Hna- . maT,ri . a , of the Atlantic Transportation Com
--r .UUIUC u n,n, noaethoAAal rlooka.
t fc"a a ww.
was concurred in. ahA-ft hnaHnria
I UalV VIJ ClIVVi va M wawawaaa v
The bill was ordered to be engrossed for a thiid reading, read the third Mrs. Holgee sued the owners of the
t:me and passed. barge for damages. While tbe case
Th a Htl waa amaniai n a. tn a Kill nnn : was penning tne company Dcame
awamw oww wawvaawaw mv w w w a va A-a. wa vm a" w a VAa vaaASX J JJJ U a u I . a . .
eose and beautify the monument on the Mora's Creek bttlefitl, in North nromiaed The sum of fSoO waa
r i . -
varoima. nwardAd the nlalntin tnrouirn ner
attorneys, Mitchell & Martin Mrs
Hnliraa la nnv inlnv tin Iftrmar al
t 1 tl. 1 -n I m.wjaw " -
i" x rlupu. tomeys for the money, of wnlch
Kansas City Dispatch, 21. she claims to have received only
A large shipment of salt from about $50. One half of the original
Pociety of Cincinnati. ,Each factory lttr or caiid upon a certain jmtmq
Iff the c'.ty la owned by a stock lady in Kaat Und bawoMls b wbippd
rnmmrv f ltl.nna Th a.ta and bumd out. Tbf IrlUf VU OltiU4
started vcara iro bv small anma
. , . . I m r. cox abow4 it to a lawyer ben
f artlshed by Individuals. ear by .nA ... mA.,t tM ,arn it e-.
year, the business grew, and as soon ,or . .nUction : b Mr. Cos
as a dividend was declared, thin took it for a bluff and lacgh4 at It. It
money was addtd to that already is blivd that tbe man who mad lb
In the business. In this way, new aaaault bad aaaiaiaoo to aetUag Ore to
buildings were erected, and treat u omiaing.
Bams of m .ney were eventually In
vested In the Industries which have
made Tell City a flourishing city
and famous as a man of act iiing cen
ter of wooden utensils of all kinds
Each stockholder In a factory In
Tell City Is a working man. Kach
company selects Its own board of
managers and superintendent, who
are always stockholders. Kach la
borer is paid at the end of tbe week,
according to the amount of work
done, or at a stipulated lam per
hoar. The various industries em
ploy 695 workmen, and represent
nearly 1700.000 of capital. There
are no unemployed, and everybody
la busy and contented, and most of
the workmen own their own homes.
IT a worth A Paraatt'a TammArw .BaraaS
Itowa-Cltctrk L4-kta TaraaS Oa.
Hickory. Jan. 4. A fire alarm
was turned In this evening at seven
o'clock. The fire rea sited tn the
be -n Ing of 0 a worth dt Pockett's
foundry, on Spring street. The buil
ding and contents were totally con
sumed. The loss Is estimated at
$1,500, with no Insurance. While
the plant was comparatively small.
It was an enterprise that the tow,
much needed, and It Is to be hoped
that It will be rebuilt and o para ted
on a much larger scale, as there la
ample patronage here to support a
flrswclasi foundry. Much sympathy
a - I U m A a- . a . a a aft
A Pretty Live Corpse. f "n.oe"
J I aa thr had all thlr cardial Invest-
Salisbury Truth-Index. ed in tbe plant. The building! were
Bill Kesler, colored, bad the pleas- thoe of Mr. A Y. Slgmon.
ore (If pleasure it be) In attending The new electrie light plant f
what was Intended for his funeral th Hickory Manufacturing Com
laMtvAPk P7 wae completed today and
tiiii iia. in rvm.. a--
ataaA men au vaimi a waaa aa- ai i
tne lvowan line ana on enruatnas
night got on a spree. lie laid out
all night and tbe next morning was
stiff and numb and it was supposed
that he had frozen to death. Ar
rangements were made to bury him
at a certain church two days later
and a large crowd of Bill's friends
poured in from all ends of tbe neigh
FOUID DEAD II TKE VOCSS.
Myatarloaa Daata of Mr. aaarrtU
1 1 a nn I ! na
Llocolntoo, Jan. 5. On Tharaday af
ternoon Mr. TLris BberriU aad a Mr.
Likk were bsuller bay. Aberrill told
borhood to pay their last tribute of jjdk to drive tbe wsgn around th
respect. road and that be would take a abort
Bill wa one of them, however, cut through tbe woods. Link wast ea
for when the hoar far the funeral with tb load of hay. JBbemU did not
arrived b waked no with everv ev- eome boa Tburaday night; bis family
arrived ne waxea up wun ervery ev- .i.rtnM ararrh waa inaututad
EXPLOSION OF DYNAMITE.
I A Building- Annihilated and TbreeJMen
Blown to Atonu.
Philadelphia, Jan. 4 A fright-
nounces that be will select a suitable I
ocsuon on tn neacn and estabusn a
camp to drill aod exercise the men.
The new battleship Alabama and the
torpedo-boats Dupont, Ericsson. Por
ter, Rugers, Poote and ushing are ex
pected here to join (he fleet, Saturday
Confederate Monument Dedicated,
Lake City, Fla., Jan. 4. A monu
ment erected in honor of Confede
rates who fell in the battle of Olus
tee, was dedicated here today, promi
nent military men and Confederates
from all over the State took part.
miles below this city. The building
was annihilated and three workmen
blown to atoms.
Several other workmen received
minor injuries. The dead men had
been punching the dynamite Into
eight inch paper shells for use in
blasting. Pieces of the men's flesh
were picked up over a hundred feet
away from the wrecked building.
The loss probably will not be over
Lisbon. Portugal, for the Armour amount Is allowed for the attorneys'
Packing Comotnv. has iust besnn fee, and it ia for the remaining
to arrive in Kansas City. The pur $350 that the suit i brought.
idence of life and health.
lie had recovered from the ill ef
fect of his exposure but it did not
become known soon enough to pre-,
vent the congregation of a large
crowd of darkies, who, our Inform
ant says, "were greatly disappoint-ed."
chase was made because of high
prices demanded b the salt trust
in this country.
James Jerrell, purchasing agent
for the company, said today : ' In
stead of baying salt 210 miles from
Kansas at six dollars a ton we have
sunt more than five thousand miles
to another country for it, and after
paying steamer and freight rates
and a duty of eight cents a hundred
we are still able to save money
This shows what an
pr fit the salt trust makes in this
Missouri Shaken. Up.
Appleton, Mo., Jan. 4. An earth
quake shock: shook every building in
Hungarian Parliament Hoaaa oh Fire
Buda Pest, Jan. 4. The parlia
ment house; or hall of the Hungarian I Appleton City at 9:06
diet, is on fire. The entire library I night.
has been destroyed. I Nevada, Mon Jan. 4. An earth
quake shock was distinctly felt here
Secretary Gage has transmitted to 1 by hundreds of people about 8:30
the House an estimate for an appro-j o'clock last night. ,The vibrations
prlation of $3,000,000 for.snbslstence I were from north to south and lasted
ot tne army for the current year, j fifteen seconds Beports from 1-
This Is in addition to the regular ap-1 dorado Springs this morning say the
propriauon, r i shock was also felt there.
Tobacco 8hipmanta and Stamp Salea ia
. Wlnaton. j
The shipments of manufactured
tobacco from Winston during the
month of December aggregated 1,-
661, 839J pounds. This is an in-
One Student of Richmond College Im
pelled and 8 Saapended for Hazing-.
Richmond. Va.. Jan 3. P rail
dent Boatwright of Richmond Col
lege, tonight expelled one student
and suspended eight others for en
gaging in haxlng just before the
holidays. The cases ox twenty otn
er young men, more or less involv
ed in the Christmas Eve celebra
tion, am vet to be naased noon. The
"""" president Is probing the matter to
the bottom. Tne nazing was very
rough, though not dangerous. Two
city police officers are said to have
witnessed the revelries. Tne stu
dents, who were made victims, will
unite In asking clemency for their
A Reaeon for This Maa'a Minions.
Clement Studebaker started at the
crease of 274,120 pounds . over the forge of a village smithy In Indiana,
same month last year. more than three decades ago, says a
The stamp sales this December on 1 writer in the Cnrlstmaa "S access."
tobacco was, $199,420.72. To-day, he is one of the greatest man-
The revenue collections in Decern- nfacturers of America, what was
ber, 1899, aggregated $181,405.92. the secret of Mr. Studebaker's snc-
Of this amount $166,526.84 was for oess? Every nail that he drove
tobacco stamps. Union BepuDllcan. held!
and bberrill's body was foeod lo tbe
wouda nar tbe road Mr. feherrilJ waa
about ti yeara of ajre and lived arrta
milteeaat of Lie coin ton la ffortoa
townsbip Tbe eoroaer left Lincoln too
at 4 o'clork tbis afternoon to invaatl
gate tbe rauae of tbe death.
TONOXQITKE DEAD RECCES.
Money In Whistling. CoatrlbetloM Betaa- Baeafved tar OmO
J. Keener Weatbrook, Wllmlng- ford BatUa Gmal Moaaamaal.
ons noted whistler, who went to I Greensboro, N. C. Jan. 5. Tae
New York some time ago to confer I officers of the Oailford Battlagrouad
with theatrleal managers regard-1 ara receiving substantial naouare-
ngan engagement by which he I ment in their effort to or act oa the
could put his unusual talents to battleground a moBumrat to to
profitable us, has closed a contract memory of the Colonial heroes or
with the Edison Phonograph Com- North Carolina. The latest eoutri-
pany to whistle forenoons at $75 a buttons were received from General
week and with B. F. Keith, the J alias 8. Carr and Mr. B. N. Daks,
theatrical manager, afternoons at a I of Durham, the former contributing
like sum, making a total aalary of one hundred dollars and the latter
$150 a week. His whistling is fifty.
wonderful. The Edison people were
carried away with it and Keith was
no less profuse In his praise.
' Hampton's Curfew Lav.
Newport News, Jan. 5v The town
aanna.il of Hamnlon has Baaaad a
Center of Population, nrfa ordinance, and after the 15th
Washington, Jan. 5. The Census I ot January all children under fiftaea
Bureau today Issued the following: years will have to be ia their kesss
'The' center of population is in l by 8 p. bu in tas- wiaier ana b,b,
the following position: Latitude 1 In the summer . Tfts nrs dsu Will do
39 9 36, longitude 85.484." I used in ringing curfew, ten strokes
In ten years the center or popn- being tas signal agreeo upon try us
latlonhas moved westward about eouueilmetu
fourteen miles and southward about The city authorities of Newport
three miles. It now rests In south- News are watching the exprisasnt
ern Indiana, at a point about seven with a good deal ot interact, as there
miles southeast of the city oi i-1 is a sironj? wiubw bwtw xavcr
lnmhna. . I or a aUiauar law.