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VOL. VIII-NO. 49
CONCORD- N. C, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1895.
WHOLE NO. 349
GIVE US A TRIAL
JUDGE SCHENCK AGAIN.
Will Tell All, Though Be be Assas
sinated "Asin"I'rivate Cars-States
that lie Alas a Grievance and tbcn
Proceeds to Air It-Directed by
Judge Scbenck'a second article in
opposition to the confirmation of the
lease of the North Carolina Kailroad
wijjjaispear ia this week's Caucasian
Judge Schenck heads his article
"The Law is Stronger than the Cor
porations and the people make the
Law The Pen is mightier that the
The Judge star's off by saying
that his former article stirred np the
Southern Railway considerably and
its friends came to its assistance by
personal abase of him instead of re
plying to his arguments. Quoting
his language, "I have been a Btudent
of corporation law for 14 years and
am yam enough to think that I know
something about it.
He stales that the Southern em-
plpjfia him for 14 years; that he
went day and night, destroying bis
health; that he went into the em
ploy of the road reluctantly and only
by fair promise; lht instead of re
munerating for l.ia hard services
after disabling bis health or exercis
ing any feeling of humanity or
charity toward him in his helpless
condition, the "soul ess corporation'
cooly turned him out withct pre
fernog any charges against hiin.
'It thought I was dead aid treated
me as it won id a dead dog, by abol
ishing my office."
Judge Schenck says that he has
taken no cases p.gaiust the Southern
Railway free of charge, nor was he
a disappoiu'ed candidate for director
of the North Carolina Railroad; that
he will have his sy though he be a?
saBsinated and la'.cnds to take all
th4w$3se8 he can get against the
Southern and will be greatful toanj
one who employs b:m; says he knows
its weak points and is not afiaid to
meet the railroad in the courts,
He says that by holding a charter
out of the 5iate casi.8 can be remov
ed to the Federal courts, and that
this is done in instances where
amounts exceeding $2,000 are
claimed. It is fun her alleged that
tho railroad claims it can cot get
justice in theBe caees in order to
baye them remove 1. The J ndge
predicts that the next Legislature
will enact laws to prevent this if the
bills are not purloined.
He holds that the .State has the
right to tax foreign corporations;
that foreign corporations can be ex
cluded from the State, or a tax im
posed on ita shares or sioc';.
The ex-Judge plainly st.te3in the
beginning that (like the Irishman)
he is ft man with a grievance, tie
heaps abuse on railroad officials and
grows eloquent on "luxurious cars"
in which the officials, Le states, roll
along throught the State in gorges
pus splendor. It is further stated
that liveried servants await the tap
of an electric bell in Col. Andrews'
Ye gods and little fishes! Dan
Polk in livery. And the Judge
farther says it would be more con
sistent, too, with a Republican form
of government, if these nabobs
would not display their wealth be
fore the eves of the Bufleriug poor
around the depots. It stated that
other States have compelled rail
roads to take oat charters.
Judge Schenck a3aerts that the
Southern is now stretching out is
octopus bauds to gather in the C. F.
& Y. V, Kiilro d, and mat the Gov.
ought, if necessary, call the Legisla
ture together to prevent the consuv
mation of this cnin, or the Balti
more syndicate ought to postpone a
sale nntil the next Legislature meets
in order to take actiou. He further
says that the Southern is trjing to
destroy all the branches of this road.
The Judge praises the Railroad
Commission. Uaya that it has le
duced accidents to life and limb one
half by compelling railroads to ketp
their tracks and other property in
repair. He gives the Farmers' Al
liance credit for .creating the com
The Judge states that the next
Legislature should raise a joint com
mittee on railroad reform, and let it
formulate a code.
Judge Schenck announces that be
will come again, and closes by statu
ing that "with free silyer,' free
speech and freedom from the power
of foreign corporations written on
its banner, the Alliance will win
against all comers."
Dr. Payne Goea.t Kortolk.
' Dr. JR L" Payne of Lexington,
will shortly moye 'to Norfolk. Va ,
ttt acsnnt a ood nosition with a
c-hasndsome salary attached. '
0 aa""'" ontnm In Dr. Miles' PA.EK
MR. JNO. H.ROYSTER KILLED
A lelesram Came Testerday to nr.
Tlrtruvlus Royster That His Broth
er Had Been Kan Over by a Train
Yesterday afternoon about half
past three o'clock, while Mr. Virtru
vi u s fioystei, Assistant Clerk of the
United States Court, was busy at
his desk during the trial of the cases
before the court, a telegram cs
handed to him.
It announced simply that hia
brother had been run oyer by a train
in Atlanta and killed.
The elegram came from Ex-GoV'
erner Northern, of whom the young
man was a private secretary. His
name was John H Royster and he
was thirty.three years old.
Mr. Royster left Raleigh about
twelve months ago, took a good
posit io , married, and now leaves a
young wife and infant.
Tnis fact would alone neeni to
have given a deep enough pathos to
the shock of his death, but a more
cruel touch was yet to come: yester
day morning his mo her and sister
left on the 5:30 train to visit their
son and brother. They arrived yes
terday afternoon in Atlanta, about
the lime of the frightful happening,
and found the body a corpse in the
Mr. Royster was seen last night
by a reporter of the News and Ob
seryer. He had telegraphed imme
diately to Atlanta, but had perfected
no arrangements that he cared to
give out. Moreover, he was so dazvd
at the suddennesi of it all, that he
wa3 not in condition to talk of the
matter. Raleigh News and Ob
Those Who ba!l fail to ray.
An "out" iu our report of the or-
Jer by the commissioners in regard
to the settling of taxes put a false
light to its mraniug. The words
"fail lo" were left out. Following
8 the correct order.
Upon moiion it was ordered that
he sheriff give to the clerk of the
boaid a list of all persons who failed
to make a return for taxation for the
year 1835, and who bhall fail to pay
on or before January 1, 1896
ail taxes assessed against them and
that said clerk hand said list to the
olicitor for this district and a copy
therof to the foreman of the next
grand jury and that sucn persons
may be prosecuted.
Please Report it.
It is something quite unusual for
physici n to make complaints to
one out of the profession, but in an
xtreme case a certain doctor of
this city related his troubles to a re
porter this rooming, and to abbre
viate a Iour story, we will tnll you
that his wife has become bo it"
tabbed to Tiie Standabd that' upon
nissmg Wednesdays paper it
caused her to be restless all during
the night and with all his oatienee,
physics, sweet condolences, etc.,
she could not be soothed until the
paper was taken to her and com t
plaint made a: this office.
We sincerely hopo that whenever
you miss your pacer that it will be
reported to us, in order to save you
any annoy aiice that may arise from
such a source.
Sot Many .Hen Attend.
Prayer meeting services aro held
in the v?.nou3 caurcaea on ingot iu
eicn wee-, usually on Wednesday
nigh', but i' uiiii i lw busy sasoa
the busio.es m-.n ebu'e close their
storts oud give one short hour for
worship as should be the case. Men
do not attend prtiyei-mesting near
so well as tho blessed womeu. At
ooe church in tee city on Wednes
day night there were hbout thirty
women and nine meu, including the
minister and sexton. Other
churches, we would infer, were at
tended by men and women ia about
the same proportion.
Let everybody go out on text
Wednesday night, especially the men
who are not so wrapped up in their
respective occupations that they can-
When the Line laTorn Away.
It has been suggested .that wh6n
the dummy line is entirely torn
away that the people from all sec
tions or the county meet en mass in
the city of Uoncord and make a
great demonstration have a torch
light procession and a display of
fireworks. Make ita day of great
A Fire Friday Morning.
Fi;e was discovered this morning
about 4 o ciock on tne fence in rear
of the residence of Mr. Fred Beck.
An old quilt was across the fence
and in Borne way it caught fire.-;. It
was gaining considerable headway,
when it arrested the atteution of
night - watchman R W Johnston,
who with the assistance of several
campers, put it oat without giving
an alarm. .
THE VIOLET'S VOYAGE.
She In Bringing the President to
Where the Docks are Plentiful.
Nokfolk. Va.. Dec. 6 President
Cleveland, accompanied by Secretary
cf War Dauiel S Lament, Com
manner Wilder and Dr. LVyant, ar
rived here on the lighthouse tender
Maple this niorciug at 8;45 o'clock
aud at the boay yard were trans
ferred to the Violet, which Btaned
at once for the ducking grounds of
North Carolina, arriying off Curri
tuck light late this afternoon, where
the Violet will remain oyer night,
proceeding tOMriorrow morning to
Hatteras, where, according to re
ports received to night, thousands of
ducks are waiting to be slaughtered.
At Cape Channel, near Hatteras,
"blinds" have been proyided for
four people, and in one of these
blinds the President will secret him
self early Monday morning and wait
for the game.
The presidents! party will not
reach Hatteras before to-morrow
night, and Sunday wili be devoted
to rest aud preparing fox Monday's
The Maple last night archored in
Chesapeake Bay for a while, as all
traveling wili be done by daylight, ft,
The liishop After Them.
That the evangelist cioze is being
viewed seriously and the evils of it
becoming known more and more day
afterjday, we may expectall our
people to soon return to the good,
old, licensed minister, who besides
being amcninble to some ecclesiastic
body, does not have lo be a drunk
ard, a scum, a thief and a gambler a
r uoiber of years before he becomes
Ctujd for the high office' of preach
ivg the gospel. It is said that
Bishop .Duncan spoke, at Reidsvilie,
in no uncertain tones. This comes
out frorn'Raleish :
It appears, according to people
who were at the Methodist Confer
ence at Reidsville last Sunday, that
Bishop Duncan rather rubbed it on
evai.gelists, icspecially Jones and
Fife. No names were mentioned,
but the allusions were extremely
pointed. A large number of the
church people appear to bear no
love for the evangelists.
Engineer Link Reach ca Home,
Engineer George Link, who was
in the freight wreck near Spartan
burg, Thursday morning, reached
his home in this city last night. His
mjuiies w.re snght and were
confined to his job, aud one of his
legs. The blame, however, does not
rest entirely upon him. There was
a great deal cf trouble wit h his train
and thev lo-t time hy it orevkin?
ocse, and tit.-n he li;l lour c.ra iu
front of nis engine, lie and the
conductor thought they could make
the station ahead and took the risk,
hence the coi.'ission. Mr. Link hbS
been regarded ub oue of the best aid
most careful engineers in the em
p'.oy of the Southern. Charlotte
Suineglinjr in Balloon nleeves.
Mrs. Margaret Momson, a prepos
ssasing young widow, whose father
is a prosperous farmer living near
Port Angeles, was arrested recently
by the customs officials and charged
with smuggling opium into tbis
country. Opium valued at $100
was found concealed about her
wearing apparel. She was iiCCom
panied by her tweitv year old
dxugijter, on whose person f ur
pounds of opium wer discovered.
While co.r.ijg across f.-m Victoria
the inspector imagined her figure
was unusual plump, and upon ins
spec' ion fiye tins of the drug were
found ingeniously secreted in her
balloan Bleey"3. At the custom house
she fainted and went into hysterics
and requested that her daughter be
B3ot outside into the open air.
Hardlv had her child reached the
Bidswalk when Bhe began running
and crying, throwing dozens of cans
of opium into . vacant lots. Later
Mrs. Morrison, in consideration of
similar charges not being presented
against her daughter, pleaded guilty.
The officers claim the woman las
been regularly engaged for several
months in smuggling opium for a
Chmcee firm. Morning Oregonian.
A Sesro Hanged.
Chester, S. C, Dec. 6. Charles
Lloyd, the negro who killed young
Willie .Welsh at the Haiie Gold
Mine, Lancaster county, was hanged
here today in tho county jl. The
drop fell at 11:38 and Lloyd was
pronounced dead by Dr. Brice in 26
minutes.. The readers of the Stand
abd will remember that, owing ' to
rumors that Lloyd would be lynched
in' .Ljuucaster, V Solicitor iHehry
secured a change of venue and the
prisoner was brought here for trial.
He was convicted at the October
term of 'court and today suffered
the! x penalty of the law.
TOWN AND COUNTY.
There was a general freeze Taars
The roof at Corl's livery stable- is
being raised. . .
E2Egg8 are bringing only fifteen
cents per dor.en; cotton seed fifteen
cents per bushel.
Several business changes Trill tak
place the first of January. Some
may surprise you.
In the upper show window of
Yorke's jewlery store is a very pretty
scene a castle, lake, lawnj statuary,
R Vic Stiller has purchased from
the Messrs Lippard their interest in
the harness business and is bow sole
On Thursday the highest price
paid for cotton in Charlotte and
Salisbury was 7.90, while our buyers
puid 8 to 8.15.
Whose will be next ? It is now
rumored that three more weddings
are booked for Concord within the
Brown Bro3. had a bos-killing
time at their stab'es Thursday even
ing, xiignt nogs met deatn oy
means oi the knife.
As its main purpose was to suggest
that t he Treasury is short there was
no need why the President's message
should be long.
There is. in all probabilities, a
liKelihood of corn going up. Good
corn whiskey is now quoted at $1.60
per gallon, and finds ready sales at
We are glad to learn that Mr.
Jacob Freeze, of Mooieaville, who
has been critically ill for several
weeks, is convalescing. He ia now
able to be out. .
Fatmer J L P.ck wa3 in town
and is in great hopes t:.at Cabarrus
will redeem her Democratic Louor
in 1S96, and wauts goad doctrine of
that nature j reached from low on .
Two hundred dollars reward was
Thursday offered from the Covers
ucr's office for the capture of Samuel
R Newland for the recent murder of
W F Steelman, in Caldwell county.
Herr Eduard Kilanyi, the origina
tor of the living picture, is dead. He
passed away in his bachelor apart
ment on West Fortieth Btreet in New
York Wednesday. He was a
The Thompson Orphanage in
Cnurlctte has recived $600 as a re
sult of the collections taken on
Thanksgiving Day for that institu
tion by the various Episcopal
churches of the State.
Mr. J M Cro3s came over from
Charlotte this moruing nd was in
conference with Attorney Smith in
regard to the Cross legacy. The
heirs insist on Mr. Smith going to
Brazil to attend to the business.
Superintendent L D Duyal has re
signed as superintendent of the Ca
ba.rus cotton mills. This was done
because he is to take charge of the
large mill at Cannon's factories. He
was succeeded ty Mr. Wi'scn, for a
long time boss of the spinning room
Preparations are being made for
the placing of the pipe organ in
Central MetbodiBt chsreh. A recess
will be built directly behind the
pulpit. It is thought that every
thing ill stand complete by Jan-,
A child was born a few days ago
in an obscure town in the State of
Oaxacd, Mexico, hiving a .most sin
gularly formed head, possessing a
uiOHth but no nose, ears regularly
proportioned, and eyes finely shaped
but located in the top of its head.
It has since died, and its head haB
been sent to a State museum.
A Stanly countryman, Mr. Al
fred Honeycutt, is somewhat' of a
pedestrian. Thursday night .he
went to the depot to see the "cars,"
and after the train came to a stand
still, he boarded it and was inspect
ing the mchanism when it rolled
off with him. He was carried to
Harrisburg and let down, from
whence he walked back, reaching
town about 3 o'c'ock this (Friday)
morning. . -
The board of health for New
York City has passed an ordinance
that will play havoc with the dairy.-
man's profit by forcingjthe following
stringent law: "No milk which haB
been watered, adulterated, reduced
or changed in any respect by the
addition of water or other substance,
or by the remoyal of cream, shall
be brought into, held, kept, , or ' oi
fered for sale at any place in the
city of New York, nor shall any one
keep, have, or offer for sale in the
said city any such milk."
Haye you seen how nicfly Mill
street is being graded ?
Mr. James N. Bsll is able to sit
up and is improving rapidly.
Cotton Las fe1 s?v rr.l poiDts dur
ing the pf.3t few days, and today
brought 7.80, the highest.
The infant child of Xr. and Mrs.
John Mcore, who live a mile ea3t of
the city, died this (Saturday) morn
ing a 9 o'ci ick.
. Mr. Charles A Ca3tor, son of Mr.
Henry A Castor, is celebrating his
twenty-first anniversary by taking a
week's trip to Franklin.
Although winter is making a great
headway in killing vegetables, Mr.
W G Boshamer, this week plucked
from his garden several delicious to
' You will notice that Cabarrus
has raised her own meat for the
next year, which is a very significent
turn of affairs. Little or no west
ern meat ia handled on this market
A little child of Mr. Geo. O Cor
nelius, of Moores villa, got a grain
of corn in its windpipe Thursday
and died from tbe effect yesterday
morning, says the Charlotte Ob
server. It is said that with this hunting
season ail the quail iu the county
will be kiiled out. Farmers and
land owners are making a howl and
say that the sporting men should
let up for one season, at least.
Rev. D M Li taker, who has been
on a visit to his old home in the
county, returned to Lowesville
Friday. He will be remembered a3
having spout many of his school
days in Concord.
Thoma3 Griffin and family, of
Union county, and Millard Filmore
Sasser and family, b ;cly county,
have moytd to lis Udell mills.
Moutgomery, U.k'u and Stanly
counties contribute Isiruly to out
Two you:,g L.-js w.re recently
experimenting vULi au b:a of a
horse power engine when the boiler
sprung a leak and bursted, scalding
one of the and scaring the other one
so brtdly thut iio couldn't tell for
several days whether or not he was
Fayetteyti; ' is io have a $1,000,
000 bleanhery. It i3 sxd that the
Molts, Dukes and other North Caro
lina capitalists ere bucaing the
movement. Concord has one al
ready, the only one in operation in
all this section of the country.
As aii emergency medicine, Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral takes the lead of all
other remedies. For the relief and
cure of croup, whoopingcough, sore
throa', and the danderous pulmon
ary troubles to which the young are
so liable, it is inyaluable, being
prompt to act, sure to cure.
In Friday's Salisbury World the
following is found concerning the
pastor of the First Presbyterian
church, of this city, who is assisting
Or. Rumple in a series of meetings
at that place: "Mr. Alexander is a
friBh crisp and live Bpeaker never
dull but always interesting. He
will preach ton'ght, tomorrow and
Sunday in the Piesbyteaian church."
urjTGLD Misery .
C. H. King, Water Valley, Hiss., cured by
"For five years, I suffered untold misery
bom muscular rheumatism. I tried ever;
known remedy, consulted the best physi
cians, visited Hot Springs, Ark., three times,
spending $1000 there, besides doctors' bills;
but could obtain only temporary relief. My
flesh was wasted away so that I weighed
only ninety-three pounds ; my left arm and
leg were drawn out of shape, the muscles
being wisted np in knots. I was nnable to
dress ttyself, except with assistance, ard
could o ily hobble about by using a cane. I
Had noAappetlte, and was assured, by the
doctors, that I could not live. The pains, at
times, wore so awful, that I could procure
relief only by means of hypodermic injec
tions of morphine. 1 hud my limbs bandaged
in clay, In sulphur. In poultices; but these
gave only temporary relief. After trying
everything, and suffering the most awful
tortures, I bi gan to take Ayer's Sarsaparilte.
Inside of tw months, I was able to walk
without a eane. In three months, my Hnibt '
began to strengthen, and in the course of a
year, I was cured. My weight has Increased
to 165 poundu. and I am now able to do mj
lull day's woi k as a railroad blacksmith.''
The Only World's Fair Sarsaparllla.
AWS' J ILLS cur Jloadactie.
The Poor Hcgroca Flayed to Death
Wllh Bncsry Traces T'leir Crime
Only Petty Thift, anil not Proven.
Columbia, S. O., Dc. 5. The
details of an ugly lynching which
occurred in this Stata last A:onday
night cime to light io-nicLt. It
took place down in Colleton county
near the Barnwell and IIai?uC3n
lines. The dead bodies of two of
the Victims, stripped of their cioth
ing, were found, one being an old
woman. They h.id been bearm to
death with ne buggy traces, the
man's offense being that he was sus.
pected of having stolen j Bible and
some furniture from a church and
the woman's effense being that she
was supposed to know something of
it. Liquor seems to be the only ex
cuse for the deed, if excuse there
A young negro, Isom Kears?, who
was Buspected ot stealing the Bible
from St, Nicholas church, wag taken
by four or eix Barnwell county men
and tied behind their buggy. They
drove so fast the negro sometimes
lo3t his footing and was dragged
On th"i way two of the party were
sent bacK to get the negro's aged
mother "Old Mauma Hannah," and
his young wife, a girl about 17 years
of age, who has a five months old
infant. At the ferry the party held
up. When the women arrived cone
of the three would or could tell any
thing about the church'property.
Upon their refusal they were ail
three stripped naked and beaten
with a new buggy trace, which it is
auid was almost worn out. Tiie
man wa3 given about 150 lusher
and fell insensiole, his body being in
in a terrible condition; the women
were likewise severely beaten. The
man several tini23 pleaded with his
tormeaters to ehcot him. The old
woman broke away ar.d dashed into
the woods. The younsc worn in did
likewise, going in a different direc
tion The men built a lire near the insen
sible negro, threw his old coat over
him and left. On Wednesday morn-.
ing his bodywas found where it was
I At, cold in death. I; had been
there one n: ?ht and cue day. About
100 y.irds away in the swamp, Ijicg
in a. pool of water aboatknee deep,
wa3 found the old woman's tcdj,
cold and stiff. She bad fallen face
downward with her hands exUnJed
The jyoung woman managed to
Cud her way home, and4is tail to be
in a critical condition.
The coroner's jury ha3 rendered a
verdict charging directly four
prominent men, one a physician,
with the crime. Others, who tried
to prevent the deed, gave the infor
mation. Lost Her Bonnet, But Didn't Know It
It is a very common occurrence
for a man to lose or misplace his
hat but a very singular thing for a
woman to lose her bonnet, especially
from her head A' lady recently
eilied at a certain parsonage upon
the sick wife of the minister, but
did not tarry long, as she was on
her way to church, which was a
mile from the minister's hou3e.
Between the house and the church
the bonnet became detached from
the lady's head and was lo.t, the
discoyery not beicg made until
a'ter seryices, when soma gentleman
remarked that it was a new "fangle"
ftir women to go entirely without a
bonner, although one variety of
style is Jalmost invisible. This
happened in a little village not more
that 15 miles from this city, and is
told by a preacher.
How Boon ?
Not many nights ago a young
suitor was pleading passionately to
the woman of his choice, who was
somewhat reluctant about accepting
the proffered hand, when he ex
claimed, "I would die for you," io
which the practical girl cilm;
qaerried, "How soon?"j
Examination of County
On Thursday Chairman J Dove,
assisted bv Mr. Joseph. Young, de
voted their time in the examination
of the books of th county traasurer,
which they found in proper condi
tion, all accounts straight, with
plenty money on band.
Her Wrapper Burned Off. '
A woman in the upper part of the
city came near bui ning np Thursday
morning. She was working about
a wash-pot, underneath which was a
blaziog'fire and in switching around
her skirt caught and almost instant
ly the woman ws enyeloped ' in
flames. Her burns were slight, bst
the ..wrapper was almost entirely
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
13 iv x-'
A HEAD END COLLISION.
A Freight Wreck on tno Air Line
Five Men More or I.eN Hnrt,Bat
Kone Fatally Cause of the Accident
Said to be a "DcaU" Frelsht Train
on tlie Track.
At one o'clock thu morning two
freight trains ou the Air Line road
came together' at a point five mi!e3
south of Spartanburg. There wa
a bad wreckage of engines and cars,
and fiye men were hurt, though nonef
fatally. The injured are: ;
jingineer treorge a ljink.
Engineer TH Hamn.ond.
Conductor T B Sumner.
Fireman Alfred Carter.
Brakeman Sydney Wright,
The accideet occurred 300 yards
south of Fdir Forest station, and the
trains involved were No. 45, south
bound, Engineer T H Hammond
and Conductor K L Gilmer; and the
fourth section of Ho. 42, Charlotte
bound, Engineer George A Link
and Conductor T B Sumner.
At railroad beadqnarters, it is
said that the blame for the collision
rests on the Charlotte bound train,
which was over twelve hours late.
The rule governing the running of
train's is that when a train becomes
over twelve hours late, it lcees all
right to run aat? is what is termed
es a dead train. It cin move only ou
orders. Ic is supposed that the
conductor and ecginjc-r of -42 over
looked the fact that they wera oyer
12 hours lute, and continued to run
oa the former orders, when they
should have remained "dead," and
got in the way of 4S. The collision
was a terrific one, the engines com--ing
together with great force. En
gineer Hammond was injured by
leaping from his engine. Engineer
Link stood to hi3 poet. The r.ews
of the accident was at once tele--graphed
to Charlotte, and Capt. W
B Eyder, superintendent, left oa a
special train fcr the scene, end be
gan the work of clearing the wreck
age in the prompt and expeditious
manner for which he is noted
Mr. Link i3 u eonin-law of Strs
geant Joe Orr of the police force.
Hi3 wife is ir. Atlanta. The track
was cleared for the passage of trains
about 10 o'clock. The truiu from
At.unta due hero at 8 o'clock, did
not arrive until 1:50. Thursday's
Chariot ie News.
Wants Theui to Learn Football-
An exchange says: "How long
will it be before females will be leg
ularly admitted to tho State Uni
versity? But .a little while, some
say. President Winston wants the
day to come quickly. There is a
demand for tlu admission of women
to advanced work there."
A Dog's Mischief.
Wedneeday night a wee little dog
entered the home of Mr. Fostel
Lentz, on West Depot street, which
was shut rp in the sitting room, and
the result was disastrous enough,
sure. The little fellow amused him
self by tearing up two lovely bon
nets belonging to Miss Minne Lentz
besides a number of books and other
valuable articles. '
Wm. Swearingan, aged about 50
years, died at Forest Hill Thursday
afternoon, of pneumonia. He had
been sick for a long time.
Ic was indeed a sad picture this
(Friday) morning at the bedside of
their iafant when Mr. and Mrs.
John Fhiliipa beheld the cold form
of 'heir two month's old child,
which was still in death. The
angles silently, without knowledge
of a foad parent,-bore the little!
babe's soul away sometime dr.ring!
the night. Its lifele.-s form was
not discovered until this morning.
8t Marvelous Results.
From a lettor written Iby Eev. J
Gunderman. of Diniondale, Mich.,
we are pei mitted to make this ex
tract: "I have no hesitation in re
commending Dr. King's New Diss
covery, as the results were almost
marvelous in the case o! my wife
While I was pastor of tbe Baptist
Church at Itives Janct'on eho was
brought downwith Pneumouia sue
ceedia La Grippe. ,. Terrible par
oxysms cf ccughins wouid last
hours with little interruption and it
seemed as if site could not survive
them. A friend recommended Dr.
King's New Discovery; it was quicK
in its work and biably satisfactory
in reBults." Trial bottles free at
Fetzer's drug store. ' Regular size
50c. and $1.
OVEi: 8500,000 TAIEN.
Knny Jiillions ;u-!;isi'l by the Treas
ury Been use it Conlan't be Accepted
at its Fnce Value.
Washington, Die. 5 Since
Secretary Carlisle's offer to pay ex
press charges both ways for gold de
posited, in ore'er to build up the
gold reserve, slightly oyer $500,000
in gold has Lesn deposited in con
formity with the cllir. Many mil-
)j0n dollars of gold have been offer-,
ed bv national becks. butTh con-
ditions attached hae been tuch that
Secretary Carlisle has declined to re
ceive it. Foi instanco, $700,000 in
gold was offered by Louisville, Ky
backs. The gold was light weight
and the banks wanted it accepted
at its face and not at its bullion
v.t'ue. Many banks in Western sub
Treasury cities offered to deposit .
gold if they were given a credit in
N?w York. Tea terms of the origi
nal effer er.pre3s!y precludes this
being done aa it was not the intent
of the Treasury to assume the ex
pense of exchi-cge fora national
banks. The i filer states that the
gold must Ic d?osited in the near
es-. suboTrcacury by the depositor
aud the currc-ucy would be forwarded
in ei change, the Treasury paying
express charges beta ways, It did
cot coatetcf ?: t..' the deposit cf gold
in o'e sub-Treasury city and the de
livery cf carrcccy then for in an
oiLcr oiib'Trcc.i.ury city at govern
merit txpctice. In the meantime,
wiihiIra-Ai.iij oi gold from the Treas
ury will coulinue and th3 gold re
serve is no-.v slightly below $79,
Denth iu the SauH.i;c.
Detiioit, Mich., Dec. 5. As a
result of eating sausage eleven chil
dren iu Sandwich, Ont., across the
river from here, was poisoned. One
of them, a thirteen-months-old
buoy. Lcui3 Coubilleon is dead,
and the others &rc seriously ill.
Tl;e f&Eiiiy of Albeit Coubilleon
gave a children's party, at which
boloaa sausage was freely par
Ii. is feared tv;o more children will
die, but the o.iurs areon the way to
A t hiiil uteu by a Uogr.
A special to tie Columbia State
from Coaway, says: Near Pine
Bluff, N. C , a &hort distance from
tbe South Caroiiaaline, quite a re
markible ius ance of Bwini3h feroc
ity occurred Wedueday. While
Marshall W iilkmaon, a negro school
teocher, was absent from horn?, one
of his children was attacked in his
yard by a hog. One arm and one
side of the child's face was eaten off
oy tbe vicious creature before the
child was rescued. There were no
grown people around at the time,
and as the child was small, the
brute made a meal of it without
much trouble. The child died laet
night. Aa only children wereviprea-
cub fv but. iiuf it ig uwu minrMl
vu hather thn ohiiii iiiI onvtliinrv
the hog to c;tuse the at'e, or
whether the anioial attacked with
1 Was No Good on Earth."
Dr. fillies' Ntrviae strengthens
the weak, builds rp the broken,
down constitution, and permanentlyj
cures eve 1 7 k-i-id of nervous disease. !
"A bout one year go S mas afflicted
trith tterv9HJi:ef:v, aleeplessnesty
Creeping ser.fat'jn in mv leys, ..Js
Elt'sUi palpitcilteti of my heart,
JZU-traeting cait.iSfon ofthemin&t
Bvri&u ' loss cr litpse cf memory. 1
Wcisthicd Cwn tr.f; care ami
icwry. I completely lest appetite
And felt nty tsiialiit! tcearitty oit,
I vas weak, isrr:iaila and tired,
XSy weight teas rei.nced to ISO Uta
lit fact X wus no good, en earth
A friend Drought
me Dr. Miles' book,
"New and Start
ling Facta," and
I finally doclded
to try a bottle of
Do. HiLza' . Eo
Before I had taken
ona bottle I could
sleep as well as a
lO-yr.-old boy. My
H7ien J had, taluitt the sixth hettl
Na tcelsht increaeed te 179
The sensation in my ley teas genet
JTj nerves steadied completely;
iy memory vxts fuily restored.
I felt as goed as any man on earth,
' Dr. Sues' liestorattve Xervine is !
: A great medicine, t unsure you," i
., Angnsta, Me. Walteh-R. Bobba. 1
Tr. Milrs Nervine is rold on a pnni. - ;
guarantee tbat the Srst '-.jitle will benu. )
AUdriiKKisidstllitnt.il, 8 bottles forfci. or I
It will he sent, prvpaid, on receipt ot jric '
by tho Dr. AUitd Aieuical uo iulkhart, lad.
Dr. Miles' Nervine
- Restores Health.
ffiWRnl bl all Drnegift.