A DEMOCRATIC? FAMILY NEWSPAPER."
MARION, N. C, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5,1895,
Is the crly Democnt'C Newtpapct n
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MORRIS A- M'CALI.,
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rnu-;ie in DcDnwell, Rutherford,
!V,r, Vatic oy and Mitchell counties,
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WITHIN OUR STATE. I
TIIK MONROE COTTON 31 ILLS FAIL
To Be Sold Crvler u Deed of Trust July
31st Surprise and Kegret.
There r.as a great deal of anrprisa
and talk at Monroe on Thursday nhc-u
it became known tbatthe Monroe Cot
ton Mills will be fcol l at public auction
on July 31et next, to satisfy indebted
ness to the amount of about S.j J, 000.
Ab there w ere a number of email etoek
holdeis, it is verymtichto be regretted
that Ibis frtep wai fouu I necossarj-, for
it will be a dcith blow to inducing
peoj le of email means to invest in any
kind of fcimilar enterprise in the near
future. It is Kfiid that nt the beginning
of the year '03 the debt was Sj!),000
and tinee thttt time it 1ms been reduc
ed to 51,000 and in the mca ltime
SO, 000 was invented in new machinery
and nil intertbt paid oa the debt.
All this came from the earnings of tho
factory. Last year it paid interest on
the indebtedness and exneUNesaud had
left a surplus of $5,?,00. It is a good
piece of property and it is a great pity
the stockholders cannot hold on to it.
fj jme Mill Ncivs.
The mill at Keidsville is to
be very much enlarged. Tuo
p. round laid not yet l)e:n broken. Mr.
Sanders is now in Richmond, consult
ing with W. tt. Forbes, one of tho
monied men of thi
Graham is to have
L. Ranks Holt, of
Mills, has decided to
mill n3r t'io Oaiida.
now bein drawn.
Th-j plans aro
A company is being organized at
Asheville to build an auditorium, the
capital stock to be not less than $5,000.
Captnn E l. I. Thomas, the wealthi
est man in Northampton county, died
aft?r r. long illuess, aged about 70
years. He leavt-a a wife and one child,
Mrs. Dr. D. B. Zollicoiier.
Winston shipped more than a million
pounds of man u facta red tolmcco dur
ing May. The sales of leaf on the Win
ston market during the eame month
aggregated J, 065,217 pounds.
Burglars forced their way into the
office of tho Southern Telephone Com
pany at Fayetteville and broke open
the safe, gettinga bout one. hundred
and fifty or two hundred dollars.
For seven or eight years the Mer
chants ratlotiHl DhiiK, uf nichuiuuiV,
Ya.,hns been the designated depository
of the Raleigh revenue district, but a
special agent recornraeiufs that a Char
lotte bank be designated.
In the United States Circuit Court
at Raleigh Judge Seymour sentenced
the following moonshiners to six months
imprisonment and 31,000 fine: David
Ray and Sam Ray, of Wake; George
Earp. of Johnston; Ales. Bray, Hen
derson. Council, John Harmon and
Richard Crabtreo. Nine were sen
tenced to pay Sl0i and stay in j-iil six
KILLED AT A SAW MILL.
The Roller Exploded Because of thd
Recklessness of the Fireman.
The worst disaster in tho history ol Cald
well county oecured near Dowusville P. O.,
N. C, about 12 miles from Lenoir, on YVed
n day. It was tho explosion ol :i boiler at
Deal's saw mill, resulting in the instant
death ol El. Deal, the fireman, Tender and
Gordon Oxford, and fatal injuries to a Mr.
Jones, who died five hours after the Explo
sion. It seems that th safety limit wUh
this boiler va3 100 pounds pressure, but tho
fireman recklessly weighted down the safety
valve and was trying to Ret 123 pounds. Tho
result was a sad one. The two young Ox
fords had been working in tho woods near
by. and had come to the mill for water; tho
others were employes.
J L. C. BIRD
Attonst akd Cowuellor at Law.
Marion, - N. C.
Practices in ail courts, State and Fed.
eral. Special attention giren to lave
ligatinR land titles ani collecting claims.
3f Office on Main Street.
JUSTICE & JUSTICE,
Attorneys at Law,
E. J. Justice is located here. Offica
upper room cf Flemming Hotel.
R. J. BURCIfJ,
Offers his professional 6ervice to his
friends and former patrons ot
Marion and vicinity. All work
guaranteed to be first class,
and as reasonable as such work
can be afforded.
Office opposite the Flemming House.
J F. MORPIIEmT,
Attorney at Law,
Practices in the Courts of Mitchell
Yancey, Buncombe, Watauga, Aahe;
Bupreme and Federal Courts.
Practical and Scientific Barber. Over
Streetmw'a drug store. Call and aee
me, as I promise aatisf action in all in-
Ma',s Meetings and Conventions
vocating Free Coinage.
A mass m-setin'va-! heiJ ja Wilmington,
N. C la..t week iu response to a call signed
t y a'jjut sixty citizen3, rpre?nting various
br5ines iut-erfits. The mtiQ? was largs
ar. 1 cnthu'-ia-:ti?. He3olation3 were adopted
d y -larifit; in fiver of free coinajj of silver at
the ratio of 16 to 1, independent of other na
tions, srites wne appointed to the free
silv. r e- nvention to be held at Memphis,
Jjst 11th and 12.
T'i CALL A STATE CO.VVEyriOX.
Thi d?mo?rrti? eounty flnan-ial conren
t;o!i met at Mirshall. Mo., and passed r3o-lnti.-.p-ii
f.T.r.r of fre t-cinae and for the
calling of a stnte convention to discuss the
The Audrain county democratic committee
m"t nt Mexieo, Mo., and adopted a resolu
tion akin the chairman ot the stato com
mitfie t'i call a stite convention to express
th f-ntiments of the Ft ate democracy on the
monetary qution. The committee declared
in favor of free coinage.
ALL roH i KEE CO!IAQE.
Democrats of Champion county. 111., held
a convention and elected delegates to the
stab mo-ietary convention and instructed
tiiiii to vote for the frte coinage of silver.
The fr e silver men of Lee county, 111.,
have i.sseM ; fall for a eonvntion to elect
delegates to the state democratic convention,
rcpiRUatlug the action of the regular county
Committee in refuain to do so.
Th:: McLean county. 111., democratic con
vention lias selected del-gate3 to the state
monetary cmveLticu at Kpringfield. The
dd!gab s were iastt-icted to voto for free
The rlmo."ratie county convention held at
Havana, Hi., elected delegates to the state
monetary convention. A free coinage reso
lution was parsed by five majority.
Hancock county delegates met at Carthage,
Ill.tud alter eleting delegates to the Spring
Held onvention, adopted a free coinage de
claration. TWO TO ONE TOR SILVER.
The Bureau county delegation of demo
crats to the state monetary convention were
elected iu convention at Princeton, III., and
were instructed. Two of the delegates are
opposed to free coinage and six in favor of it.
AN INDEPENDENT SILVER PARTY.
It is announced that a meeting of the state
democratic central committee will be held
in Topeka. Kn., next week to decide upon
a liu3 of policy to be pursued in favor ot free
coinage and criticising the supreme court's
income tax decision. The meeting will ad
journ for two months to await the organiza
tion of fin independent silver party in Kan
sas. Tho demo?ratic convention of Peoria coun
ty, III., wn. held at Peoria and delegates in-
strii' te1 to vote for free coinage of silver
were, r ier-ted. Ihere was no opposition.
The Cole county, Missouri, democratic
central committee on Saturday adopted a
resolution for free silver and asked the
State committee to call a convention to act
rn tho q iHticn. A resolution indorsing
Bland for president was also adopted.
Governor btone appointed a large number ot
delegates to the approaching Memphis silver
conference, among whom arc Senators Vest
arid Co' krell. ex-Congressmen Heard and
Pockety and R. T. Van Horn, editor ol Tha
nar.sas City Jcv.rr.a!.
At Kansas Citv, Mo., the democratic central
committee of Jackson county adopted the
following at a meeting baturaay:
"Whereas. It is a fundamental principle ol
democracy that the people's will shall prevail,
Whereas. It is a fundamental principle
apparent that it is the desire of the demo
crats of Missouri that a State convention be
held this summer to formulate and publish
theic yiews on the great currency question
thaj is now challenging public atteution
throughout the country; therefore be it
'Resol ved. That it is the sense of this com
mittee that the democratic State central com
mittee should call such a convention to the
end that the democrats of Missouri may have
tho desired opportunity cd informing the
country at large what their views are on the
said currency question.
The democrats of Macon. Clinton, Futnam
ventions on Saturdav and elected delegates
to the Springfield convention favoring the
free coinage ol silver.
At New Orleans, a call has been issued for a
free silver convention to meet in that city on
Monday, Junv 10th, to elect delegates to the
Memphis bimetalli.-t convention on June 12th
and 13th. The call i addressed to all those
who favor the usecf silvr and free coinage
regardless nf politics. Nearly all the signers
ALL RECORDS MELTED.
Saturday Was the Hottest First
In New York City all record1; for heat on
tb 1st day of June were smashed by Satur
day's temperature. Added to the extreme
herd the humidity was 2 per cent greater than
Friday. The highest point reached by the
thermometer was at 4 p. m., when it regis
tered 94 degrees. Shortly after that hour
thunder shower of a few minutes' duration
sent down the mercury 10 degrees in a lew
minutes. The highest temperature on record
for a previous June 1st was 89, in 1979. The
highest for any June day is 96, June 23, 1883,
and June 20. 1893. Twentv-three cases of
prostration by the heat were reported at po
At Washington Saturday was excessively
hct. the temperature reaching the maximum
rnarj: shortly after 4 o'clock when it touched
At Baltimore the maximum was 97; at Phil
adelphia. 94; at Syracuse, N. Y., 93; at Chi
cago. So. A large number of deaths from
beat prostntion-s were reported from various
t arts ot the northern ana miaaie states.
At Mortcorr.erv, Ala., the heat on Satur
day was intense." At 2 o'clock the thermom
eter registered in the shade on Dexter a
At Grand Kapuls. Mich.. John Gore and"
Peter Vorsma were sum-truck Saturday af
ternoon r.d died shortly afterwards. The
mermrv ran v. to 95 in the city.
Disr at he from all parts ol Ontario Indi
cate that Fridav was the hottest May day for
many years. The thermometer registered
between 9i and S neany all the afternoon.
ThelAst Weekly Cotton Crop State
ment for the Season.
New Or!ear.i cotton exchange crop state
ment from September 1st. 1S94, to May 81st.
135: Pert receipt 7.3?5.679 bales against
5.794.035 last vear. 4.SC0.445 vear before
lit and 6.9i5.:(73 f'ir the same time in 1592
overland to rmiis and Oiada. 961.543 against
S24.0b7. 650.9J1 and 1 .205,238; Interior stocks
In ci.ct t.5 of Srt temt er lit. 39.975 against 10,
226. 3.1j( and 172.513; Southern mill
takimrs. exclusive of consumption of South
ernoutperts 32,3 t3ijst 638,687, 617,302
and 557.169; crop in sicht ?.t the clos of
Mae 9.520,0-55 acainst 7.3C7.235. 6.421,197 and
8.51.215; crop brouatt utc tight lor ine
mouth of May 112.727 against 140.S34, 143.655
Rnd 195. 353; wecklv movement irom May
25th to May 31st. inclusive, crop brought in
to siht for the even days, 40.769 against
43.5i0. 42.4?4 and C3.1U. la conseouence of
the stmnkao of the movement the weekly
statement will Le discontinued for the rest cf
A New York Village Barned.
- Fire destroyed a large part ol the business
portion of Angelica, N. Y., Including six
stores, a newspaper office, barbir shop, nho-
tograpn ganery, two lodge rooms and cei
er's Opera House. The loss is about tf 1.-
TO THE CONFEDERATE DEAD.
A Gathering of Distinguished Officers
of the Federal and Confederate
Under a 3ky now gray and dot Hue. a
the liht c!oul3 veiled the sun. the blue and
the grey. Federals and Confederates, united
on Thursday la3t in dolicating the monu
raei.t to the CosfeJerate deal iu Oakwo;.!
On. JohuC. Uadrwood briefly sketched
the inception aud progress of the movement
which culminated in the groat gathering, aal
closed by Introiucln a? the presiiiu? ofu-
cer of the exercises f he r.ev. H. W. BMton.
pastor of Centenary Moth? list Church and
past commander of U. S. G.-rt Po:t. No. 23
G. A. P..
Dr. IiMton, en taking the chair, returned
thanks for the honor conferred upon him,
and in a speech of some length delivered an
eloquent eulogy upon the soldier: of the lati
war. both North and South. After an ?.nth?m
by a double quartette die orator of the day.
Gen. Wad- Hampton, was iotroiueed and
spoke as follows:
wade hajiptos's speech.
'The scene preserved here to-day 1.3 one
that could not be wi tacked io any country
but our own. an I for this reason, if fcr no
other, it possesses a eiuniflcance worthy of
the gravest consideration. A few yeurs mzo
brave men from the North and from the
South stood facing each other io hojtil -array
and the best blood of the country va." poured
out like crater on man y a battlefield. Thou
sands, hundreds of thousands, of our bravest
-r7rir' mo CM r nt.
. oHJ )U :e.a--i .t
r? Dox'iM'i"i Chi -ag-i '
AVho Died at F-
sleep in bloody graces, men who gave t'uir
lives to prove the laith of their conrictlons,
and nov North and Sovth-. standing by these
graves wherever tSey may be, grasp bands
across the bloody chasm, and proti ily - latm
Federal and Confederate soldiers a? Ameri
cans, men who have given to thr world as
noble examples of courage and devotion to
duty as can be enrolled on the p;g of hi.story.
Nor is this all that nidlks thi oaon f.-?
exceyitiona! arid remarkable, and which would
render it mcmorahl.i in our annals for all
time to come. No monument in the world
has eueh an honorable hutorv attaches to
yonder one that marks the graves of no vic
torious soldiers, but of the follow -r- of a Lost
Cans". It t-tands not on K-juthcrn soil, but on
Northern: the men who re.-t und"- it sha low
come from our far off Southland, and it owes
its erection not to the conn ade (.'fill''?-' dead
soldiers, but mainly to thv gonero 't v and
m.agnanmity of their form.'-r lr:. llie citizens
of this great city.
All honor then to the brave and liberal
men of Chi- ago who have rhowu by their
action that they regard the war rs r.ver. and
that thX'V can wel :ome as frien-ls, on ih?s
sclemn P-ad auspicious occasion, tli ir former
enemies. As long rn that lolly column po-r.ts
to heaven, as long ai one stone of it founda
tion remain?, future generative ot Ameri
cans should look upon it with pride. ,...t only
as an honor to those who conceived its con
struction, but a ? a silent though noble
emblem of a restored Union and a reunited
people. In the name of my eomr.idcs. dea l
aad living, and in my own na.r.e. I erne
grateful thanks to rtie brave m- a of Chicago
who have done honor to our d a I here, not
Confc-derate soldiers, but brave men
who preferred imprisonment aal death
rather than freedom obtain-d by a dishonor
able sacrifice of the principles for which thy
were willing to die.
Oi the sis thousand Confederates buried
here not one wi3 an officer; all were p'ival-s.
in no way responsible for the unhappy wtr
which brought an Iliad CI woes upon our
country. And yet these humble private sol
diers, anv one il whom could have gained
freedom bv takins the oath of allegiance to
the Federal Government, preferred death to
the sacrifice of their principles. Can any
possible dishonor attach to tbs brave men of
Chicago because they f.re willing to recog
nize the courage flni the devotion to duty cf
these dead Confederates? Imasrine if you
can, my friends, the despair, the honoi of
these poor privates, lingering in prison and
dving for their faith. They died here in what
thev looked upon as a foreign nd hostile
land, far from the land cf their birth, with
do tender hani of mother or wife- to sootbe .
their entrance into the dark valley o the
sha low of death, and with all tha memo-vi
of th'nr far off hom-s and lovin; kin'.re J tc-
add the sharpest pangs to death. Tbey wtM.
true men, aal say if you pleas- that they
were mistaken, thit thev wre wrong, no
brave man on earth can fail to do honor to.
their courage and their steadfast adherence
to what they conceived to be their duty.
You. the brave citizens of Chicago, m doinz
honor to their memory honor yourselves and
humanitv. Nor will "you blare us ofth
Srj'.h, while appre--i,i?ing grafefuliv your
generou? action in behalf of our dTil com
rades, for cherishing with pri le anl rever
ence thir memory. You coul J not rpct
u were w to feel otherwi-.e.
W. cl th South, m-ix'irv our dead 'om
rades buried here by the stanlsrl applied
to men a'ter death, "acd you. of Chicago,
have measured them by the same standard,
the only laniard ly w-nich we can measure
men. and by applying this you have shown
that you have come to the tirheit standard
vouchsafed to men. anl on this N-b at.d
South can stand, wdh honor alike to b-th
sections. Is any i clc-ril soldier disloyal to
the flag under which be fought t-e-'ause he
joins in decoratiuj the graves cl Lrar men
whom he met in nattley laouanli ot Fed
eral soldiers rest under Southern skies, in
Southern graves, many in unknown p-vt .
And when, on Memorial Day inthe S?a.h,
th graves ot our dead arc decorated, eray
headed Confederate vetenms a?ii n .'!c tie
voted women strew flowers over the grave ol
Federal foldiers. If the humane, p-tcrous
action of the people cf this city io duirsg lien
or to the memory cf their old antagonist.- is
denounceda-5der.tftratiou.it wou.d seem to
follow that the decoruk-n of Ted-rr.1 graves
by ltelel hau U shoild op-n to the six:
cnti-dsrn; bet no denunciation of S-uthern
j-eople for uariug lo honor the memory of
men who wen one their enemies has met
nsy eyte. Buca narroir aal Ligottei leelings
as wcul-l prompt a discordant note on occa
sions cf tb:-. sort are rarely found Among
true men and brave soldiers" and I have often
thought that if the two gr-at captains who
were cnag-1 ja that death grapple in Vir
giiJa had U n bft to settle the terms of peace,
t.a eh supj or.ed by his faithful followers, the
country would have had a r-eace indeed, on
honoraMe HliVe to ictors and vanquished,
and would have prevented the evils brought
about by the politicians. A it U the South
re ;ogiuz"s iiiil honors the magnanimity ol
O-m. Grant towardi our great chief, Gn.
Lee, and deplores a an unmitigated misfor
tune the anamination of Lincoln. I repeat
empbaii -ally, that the untimely death ol
President Lincoln was rwgarded by ail
thoughtful men of the South as one of the
most furious evs which bad t-eIaUn our
section, and I venture to say that my South
ern aso i.ite3 hero present will sustain my
assertion. We know that during the war ho
d -voled every energy of mind and body lor
a re-toration of the iiiion. and that result
accomplished, we felt that Id- big bruin and
Lin I heart would prompt tiui to deul kindiy
aud leuiemly to M fellow-citiseus ol the
t jutli. for hi.-, highest, if not hi.- sole aim,
wa- to i cj the Uuiou lestored. ant it was a
cruel f it" tLai deprived Lim ot what he hoped
would be the reward of h s labors aud the
Sjulh of on j who wculd have been her
fctrou-jct rotect ji in her sorest hour of
"Soma of cur Northern fellow citizens
Eeemi to paraphrase the IJiblic-al question:
C'aa anything good coine out of NaareihV
by applying it to the K.mth, but, my frieudj
we really are not all evil. Put yourselves ii
Our pi -.tees and judgo us from that stand
point. In the Convention which formed tho
Constitution there were two patties which
held oppo'-it? positions, one urging the for
gation of asLiong central government, and
the other advocating the doctrine of Slate
rights. It was mtc:upted to re-.-oncile these
anta rouiilic views by a compromise by
which it was declared" that all powers not
cci'V.-it . I to the General Government were
annex -1 to the Slates, but iike ail compro
mises it left this vital question unsettled and
from ITS' vntil lid th-j proper construction
to be p!ra:ed tho clause of the Constitution
j'u-t relerred o had iead to constant and of
ten to anry dis?iusion. This unfortunate
eon. htio i of aaairs trm further complicated
by the Lujection of the question ol slavery
iu.o it, an 1 we rill know what ha3 been the
r suit of ihcso ncharpy dirTArenccs. These
aro now all dea I ksues and I do not propose
to discuss thorn.
'It was a wise philosopher rho said to a
peneral commanding an army: 'I do not
cuooco to argue with the commander of ten
legions.' Anl when questions are bubmit
ted to the arbilratment cf the void the de
cision is generally hi fa; or of the tea legions
The vexej qii'-stior.s which have disturbed
the country siuce the foundation of the Gov
ernment are settled, and reference to them is
ma l ? only to show how natural the course
of the South was, educated as the people
there were in the s mool of strict State rights.
Fve.-y b..uh uo man felt that a call made
upon hi:u bj his Scate v."a3 an imperative
comm iii-1. and that hi. duty was to obey
with -.'t liedit iticm. and at ad hazard. Wnen
the North called ou its citizens to rally to the
old fl:igih:-y responded tothesuMmons from
a sense of dut, ao did tho people of the
South to the call made on them.
'.State alleL':nco nd Htato pride in each
cas-- wai the moving caue which arrayed
millions of men in arms in this country, and
while the v, ;ir that brought them out causel
uutoll misery to the country, it has taught a
lesson to the natioi - of ( ar.b. that . Amvriea
in arms ; m t"i- ?'') Itseems to me,
iij.ti n !Ul l iiieiiieate ah-uu',1
to us. and that is. tint the time has come
wlvm the n-tor in thai feerful fratricidal
Ft rife ;?nl those whom they represent should
judge lh"ir former opponents as thny would
themsdv-'s tie judged, jliis can bo done
without the sacrifice of principle on either
side, ns the example of our mother country
has shown us. York an i Late-.L-fer, Civalier
aal iljundhead. no longer wage war on
each other, All are Englishmen, proud of
th "ir eountjy. and the red rose and the white
are eni'ii'-m - of peaci aal of th glory of old
England. Cm we not all be proud of ILe
prowess of the American soldiery
Another vo'Nil selection followed, and then
Major lluny T. St-mton, of Kentucky, re
cited the memorial ode. He was followed by
the Pt lv'v. Himuel Fellows. L.L. D., D shop
ofth" n-'forme.l F.pis"opil Chur- h. and late
major general United States volunteers, who
eloquently voiced the blessings of pea-o, cod
clu J iigas follows: Sheridan and Jackson,
Sh.'nii.a i and Johnson. Grant and Leo are
trier-, arc her-, with that invisible approv
ing, prote ting host, and with the benedic
tion of our common Father and the Princ of
Pea our 1 1 i-r brother, we rej-at the word j
that ca.-ie from a Southern woman's lips and
loviti'.-, loyal heart :
'To.'etncri' crvj.hs people, anl '"together"'
'-till shall he
An evrrlati:ii charter bond forever for the
Of Ptjtrly the sun:.! teal, the one eternal
Be thi" uiii'ed ernblfm5, the Palmetto and
Tnen followed themo.-t impressive portion
of the ccr-m :uicc, that cf mcnumcntmg the
The four cannons used !n the ceremony
lorinf V t art of a Federal battery during the
war. They wore captured from tha Union
forces in "the battie of Murfreeiboro. and
afterwards fousrht on the Confederate side in
the b.-.Ul's of Missionary Ridge. Resara,
A'lanta and Franklin. Th"v were recajiured
bv the Federals at the battle of Nashville, and
did service for the Union side during the
In of the war. Th? monumenting
con s wa.? as f olI-Jws: For gun No. 1. Col
v. if. Stewart and Mi-;- Lucy Hiii. For gun
No. 2. Col. S. J. Sullivan and Mrs. Albert
ker. For trun No. X. Col. George Forrester
nn-l Mi s La-im M. Mitchell. For gun No. 4,
Col. J'.-tn X. Whiteand Mis p.c'l Armstrong.
Rnii-in-' unrtv. Col. R. Lee, Franca and
Comrade Theodore N'eal.
Tiie tnouumentins corps and the spiking
partv forme i in liiie. the gentlemen escorting
the. la li-s. and -T-sed to their respective
Mattcns tlir igb doub'e Hns ol Union and
Confederate eterans, who Mood uncovered.
Ihccereinonv it ;n No. 1, which was re
peated suVtar.lialiy at cir.h cf the three
others, wa as follow: Col. Stewart: ' This
r;v:r. having lircd its l.-t bct. will now
fil r. "vi forever. Spike the guru" Yi'here
.lpoti th sr iking party spiked the cannon.
.'.. I. France placing the spike and Comrade
V al driviiig it home.
Miss 11. !i then mounted the pedestal and
tai l: "This cannon, with ita glorious record
on the ftej j of bsttl. having bm silenced
forever. I do consecrate Jt to the memory of
valorous s-d dierv. to whom w now erect a
monument as a military decoration for their
braverv ac 1 honor until death."
Th- "guns having t-am raonurr.ented the
drums p! a mafHei roll, and the entire
corps formed in iic on h west front of th
monument. Then from Gen. Underwood
cane- tne conisuiH'j:
' LECOSAIE t EE M05rJIEJr !
ttv-ewcr l 3Hes Cithcrine Stewart. Miss
Marv Sullivan and Mrs. 1L F Walker, dressed
in white and escorted by three iUO oarers,
p.r.proa-b'-l the monument. Mrs. Walker to
the east. Mi--s Sullivan to the wet and Miss
Stewart in the -t-ntre. Mrs. Walker ad vaaced,
and p'a.-icg a laurel -wreatb it the nortVart
corr-r of tl:e monument, sail: "A a just
meed to the wt rtu cl the ConIe.ier-tcs,
wh-se mortal remaiM are here monnmented,
I r.la.- this emblematie wreath In token ot
) their fconore-1 remcmbraiice on this occa-ion
ly WilJ-s Southern j-eoj-le, and all tftoad
I and ht-erai n.eu.'
TLe c thr ia.ii -s did likewis, aftr which
th? choir r-in-lereJ an auth -m. Then the
! Ud es neraily, as&iste-l by the veterans of
both armiee, de.-ura'ed the monument, guns
ani pb-. d hA shell with Cowers.
The L-i 1 ;b-ii iire-l and tne 1st gi
me it ( i infant rv. lhinoi Nati'j&al Guard,
pa: i the :u..-: mUitary tr.bute by firing three
vo'Jr-i-. Tueu . sale tho oommwu tap.
afu-r ui -2i the miiilAry Land played a march
toj 1 th- audience ox-perse!.
THE COMMA GOES OOVVN.
150 LUes Lost Only One Djatfulof
14 P.issergers and Five SaUors
Escapes to Tell the Story.
The Pacific mail f.eamship Cohma wa
wrecked ltween Ma.".atlan aa l Acapulco cn
May 27th. and the preheat indications ar
that over 150 persons prishf J. Only 19 are
known to have been saved. The Cdimi was
an iron vessel ot 2,.t ton3 burthen. She
was built by Ro.uh, ol Philadelphia, and
sailed from S in Francisco on the l9th instant
In command of Captain J. F- Taylor. The
other officers wer. U E. Graftilb, first offi
cer; Georg Langti.am, second officer: O.
llau-en, third offl er; L W. T. Kirby. sur
geon; T. E. B:rry, freight clerk, A. K. Kkh
ardson. storekeeper; Wm. A. Smith, chief
engineer; E. I). Reardon, first t-ngincer; H.
Finley, second engineer. F. Tomnneg. third
t ngincer. There were 40 cabin passengers,
3ti steerage pasrengers. 40 Chinese and 70
offl ?ers and crew.
The news of the disaster reached San Fran
cisco through a dispatch received ty the
Agents of the Pacific Mail Company. One of
the steamer's small boats containing 14 pas
sengers and five of th crew, reached th
Mexican coast, and it was this party that tel
egraphed the news of th wreck. None of the
remaining 150 passengers and crew have
been heard of. The names of th passengers
reset ed have not yet been learned.
The Pacific Mail Steamship Company has
been advised that th following passengers
and crew were landed at Manzunillo by the
Cabin : Cushlnir, Thornton. Domlnco, Al
bnno, A. J. Sutherland, Laraiua and Ilinz.
Steerage: J. W. Crew, D. T.oss, II. W. Boyd,
Anto Itamiz, G. Rowan, Jos. Saiig and T. J.
Crew: Anson. Carpenter, Richardson, Ray
mond and Morrel.
In the passenger list all those saved appear
as belonging at San Jor.e ds Guatemala.
BLOWN UPON A CORAL REEF.
One Hundred and Eighty-eight Lives
Vere Lost on the Colinia.
The following speclul dispatch from Th
Ban Francixco Chronicle's correspondent in
the City ol Mexico, contains awful tidirgs of
the Colima's fate:
"About 8 o'clock on the morning of the
27th,ult.,ln latitude 133 north.and longitude
104 degrees, fourteen minutes west, the Coll
raa was struck by a powerful wind and was
driven upon a coral reel and sunk, with a
large hole stove in her side near the prow.
Captain J. F. Taylor, after displaying mas
terly skill in the management of the vessel,
was killed by a falling mad. The first pilot
and first engineer were abo killed and soon
after the boat struck the reef and went down
In 130 fathoms of water.
"Nearly twenty-lour hours later the coat
line steamer. San Juan, ricked up sixteen
survivors and carried them into the port of
Manzanillo. Five others swam ashore at
Coahuayuanok and five more three cabin
Ty rfuea'ernmnt boat sent by the
Pacific Mail at Manzanillo.
One hundred and eighty-eight persons
are known to have been drowned and twenty-six
w-re saved. "
INSTRUCTIONS TO OCR CONSULS.
The state department at W ashington had a
telegram from the United State consul et
Mazatlan, Mexico. Wednesday night an
nouncing the report ot the wreck of the Coli
ina and stating that tht were about half a
million dollars' worth of Atnerici:n interests
on the vessel and that 170 lives were reported
as lost. Assistant Secretary of State Rock
bull, on the receipt of this rues-ag. imme
diately cabled United States consuls at Acap
lueo and Mazatlan to do everything in their
power to help the xurvivors. These instruc
tions were very brond and under them our
consuls cp.n char er a ve.--el to help the hhip-
recked Amcri'-Hn and incur any reasona
ble expense to help them.
The Examiner, Sau Francisco, Cal., pub
lishes the following from its correspondent
at Mazatlan. Mexico:
"Mazatlas. May 31 -t fvia Galveston, Miy
31st).-ThP steamer San Juan ha.s arrived
here with 21 passenger? picked up on Tues
day from the wreck of the steamer t'olima.
From the pasi-er.aers your correspondent has
learned some ,A the particulars of the dread
ful disaster whi h they sy happened on Mon
day at noon, wh -n the Colima was about 4S
miles out of Mantuuillo and 10 off shore. All
th" rscud are badly bruised. They were
all picked up from pieces of wreckage and
rafts, with the exception of A. J. Sutherland,
who had clung to a boat after it had capsized
five tiur.er. and drown-1 all th2 others who
attempted to e-- ape from the wreck In her.
All afloat were la he-! by the f!er t gale ol
years and b'ifT'-t-d bv the angry seas lor
about 24 hoe:-.
The stetn r wab heavily laden and had a
large dc-v lo l l of lumber. When the storm
struck her. she m le bad weather of it. the
captain having great difficulty in keeping
her bead to the S". The wind Increased in
fury until it is said to have ben th fiercest
rtofm knowr. alor.s tbL c.,a-t In twenty years.
The sea r.-?e rapi II v. Waves washed over
the vciscl and varied the deck load. A th
waves rose and tr.e wave in- reascd the mn-agem-nt
of the -feam-r l-crame impo lNe.
olie of th s-a-. a niiijhty wave, stru' k her
wi'h su' h for c tt.at the t-eani1 trembled iu;
if she. ha ! iru k on a rf and m-jrt of the
passengers thought this th- cans of th
'The paas'-cre were r rty badly tunr.sd
I y U.-ing j : h- l .-.bout. b"t ru-hd upon the
deck in ? f rni-. Here th -y rr t another
d.inirer. The rah tore parts of the d.k
load oT pjr!' rlroni !?a fa.-teriing and burled
th het'W plank"! about with aj palimg vio
lence. Manv wtr. struck and manre-I. At
l"rt one p:j- ng'T vas kille l by havirg Lis
lead cm -shed tv living Umbers. The t-ur-vivors
mv th t the offl '-era of the steamer
n-,.r,. brave and B-liu- ai thL- cr!.-is. Captain
Tavb.r st '1 spun th-; r-ndg ith Chief
Oltct r fir; filths. At anrrder Gnfflths ran
forward to ir- riDten 1 the l-iunchmg cf life
1-ot N'o. 5. wbil': Secr nd Officer Langborn
tvas In chatg- f boat No. 3. ILe latter vm
0,:ct-.i"-f'a!iv launfh--l and filled with
fase"r. T!:'.n the ship went down and
Langbcrn's boat was c-iis!. AH -in bc-th
boat-i rre - uppcod to have perished.
Caf-taiu Taylor went down witn trs fcbip
and a the v
I uk h tlew thre b;at4
h a gooi-t ye sigaai. The
frernen wnt down at thlr
-rk. B'rrry wa in bi room
of the wld-tie.
engin-r an t
rs.. Nizht 1
down w:th the ve--!. Third
Officer Hn-" -vf.5 atMfg 13 -ae'i. lie
,pratir from b sl;ipa- it meet down and
f-'jccet-le i in reac cm a pit' oi
Th-r? he lung f r 24 ho-.irs. waehed and
l ufTetM bf the uv-. If- saw mo and
women sink -jut him aa l pfwerlejs to
render aid. H saw nak-l and max.gIe-1
bo-4is floating ty. and tb horror ol it mad
hUn net. Ilaaien sy? that as it Hamr
foundere-d htr til-rs burst."
Free Coiners Organize In Jaciuonvllle.
A larg number of citizens met at the
board of trade rooms, Jacksonville, Fla.,
aad formed a Winttallia league, A commit
tee was apr'Ointed to push the work. Keo
latioos were alopted denouncing the de
monetization of silver a a crime committal
by Congreis at th instigation of creditors.
The rer-lutlons aLv demand th Ireecolnag
of feilver at the ratio ot 16 to 1, independent
of other nations, aad the restoration ol its
f all legal tender quality.
SOUTHERN COT I ON MOVEMENT
A Prominent Nir En jUnd 3IUI Man
Exprrsses His plnlon--Same
The sperlal cttoa mill eittlon ot ta
Maaulacturers" R-cori ol Ian wfek. shows
that tho amount ol capital Invested In South
era cotton mills lnr5iv ffoaa 21.W,00'
In 1S80 and 161,103.030 p 1'I t) 1107,093,
0J at present, whil-J Yut 1 12.00-.(00 addi
tional will be f pent in the ccn-tr:tction of th
mill now bull-tins an-t pr--jevtel. In 0
the S,vjth ha! W7.000 spindles; In 1"31. 1.-700.00-J
piud!-. and at the pr--ct time 3.
000.o3 spin lie?-, while the mill under con
ttraetiin will add 500.0'W spin lbs more, or
a total of S.-V-O.OtW t-pindles. th-as doubling
tha entire cott ju mill busia"-? of the South
since 1 :.
A numb?r of lea lin New Eulan 1 expert
give their views upon the col ton raanuf.-vtnr-Ing
a haulage of th- SMithern State.
D. M. Thompson, - d ths Corlj Eailne Co.,
ol Providence, and for twelve year manager
of the largest null corporation iu New Enir
land, ninniug I20.0 spin il s. says ot th
South' co on in II fauh'.lc -Years ao,
after a careful considttution. I bvam lully
convince! that lb Sjutl po.-osj-! superior
a-tvantao'S for the nnnufiv.tur of cotton
yams and coarse good". I have had m r
aton to chance the opinion then formed. I
have great faith in' the po i l'.ilitie of th
South. I N-live it is an l will long continuo
a profitable Held for investment In the manu
facture ot cotton. I l-elir- ?tlier U an nimopt
illimitable- field for the extension of our
cotton manufacturing in this country, and
that with the. extetiPi.-.n Into finer nu-u'r o?
yarn and higher grade r f fabi i sin the North
and Mththeopeioni; cf new marlo t through
the agency d tlie South's '.ijtrl-r a Iran
tai?, a vastly larger pro lu- t f c.v- rood
can H ma le. I hove that lb- extension of
the inaiiufa-tar.; in S i:tl hou'd lc en
courage 1 bv nil i-opl. It wll ftOlish a
bond of int reft IkIw'tii New England, tho
Middle States un I th- South, which will lw ot
no little goo-l to th interest of the nation
and in the near future wiH be recognised In
tho iudu.-.trial a-1 j..!.ical nr na if our
country as a fa t"i of national importance."
C. K. Makepeac... a 1-a tit.- New Ea
land cotlon ioill-cgin-r, says: The next ten
vea--s will show a gr-'.it iuere.i -e iu the num
ber of spindles in this country. I think a
larr percentage of it. even in b.idinn th
flue: uuin'-t r.- .wiil !" In lhrt iutl;cru States,
and it in an indl-putaMe fa t that the nver
Bging r.un-.bcr f yarn.1 spun in tb j S uth
haa been raised fpm coarser to rluci counts
more npi 'lv than ha t ern the tendency In
this direction in New Enrlars 1. The be
nornliia! su 'ew of souo- mill r-t- I in th
Sou-h d urine the !.v t foi r o-aM. which aro
making a finer grvl "f ge-jiLthan has
Ikv3U the custom in tint s-vtion. wid cauK
oth rs to ihauge to tlm-r goot.. It i not
less natural that the lar;:o per -fiitatJ i! th
incr'-a" in sp a lie in this e.yivry d irmg
the year to come vh o-il 1 1" at a 1' ant in-oni
points for manufacturing s' t1 i-vnr tho
point where the . ott hi !s gr.v.v. xt , a that
tne Iron iu5ustrv ot tbi coiintrj c:i" il I "?n
tre f.om -.vh'-ro iic.ir wher-.i ait ta raw ma
terials for the making f iron ur3 fjaud."
HIGHER PRICES FOR COTTON.
Indications Favor Upward Tendency
In the Near Future.
Atwood. Yio'.ett & Co., Tho New York cor
respondents of the Charlotte Observer say :
The Indications are for higher prices in tl
.ti"""" ; "T.jr
give a jrrcat many reasons in support ol tnla
Impression. Liverpool and the Continent
still rej-t in th llief. apparently, that no
caiumitv can happen to tb American crop
that will prevent their successfully mdstinn
any efforts to put cotton to higher prices
than tho- now current, but, on the contrary,
their confidence in in lower values.
This seems strange, considering that they
Lave bhown and are Mill fhowing their de
pendence almost entirely upon cotton of
American growth, by raising the proportion
from 67 per cent. In former years to V0 ier
cut. this year, while nt th bum time In
creasing their general consumption about
8,ai0 bales weekly morthan la-t year.
The cotton mauufaturing world H 1m
meus"lj' dependent -will kiMn- for Its sup
plies upon the South, and what will hnt pen
to priceji if this crop i hould be m small a
ex lev ied, and which to us. seems most prob
able, (.hould be evident to anyone.
There is no co.ninodity dealt iu specula
tively, and iuruch general tie. so utrorur
ftati-lically. In our opinion, a,' cotton, and
the q--i'ion h'I'-s, if the world has been
consuming 173.000 baie weekly of American
cotton, during d-prc:d trade conditions
almost unpara'elle.i, with a cotton crop, 2,
250 0')) bale larger than th next
proiuiss to I-, what la It likely to requlr
with imj row! business generally, nnd an
iiif reav.-l buying powr of U ipulatlon?
Europe d-j'S not appreciate the poviblll
ties cf smul! supply the enftuing cwoa. ' A
very large absorption of contracts wai th
feature on Fridav.
The prospect", in our opinion, are dally
confirming a maximum yield u-xt year of
7. 500.009. . L
Iti-s needless to say that wtth ibes
i lea-", we ran but remain bull'-b upon tb
market, for perhaps C'.'ld'-ri' iy Ugher
TENOENCV OF PRICES UPWARD.
Memorial Day Vertices berved to
Check the Volume of Trade.
Bradiitreet's for the p-t we k say: The
observance of Memorial day Lrvlcs served
to chek the volume ol gei.ral trad-j last
we k, but thero Las ea a further thrlikaji
in th amount ot buMa. transact I, due t
not altogether well-founded-fea-s of serious
damage to the jrrain croi.
The tendency of pri--. s again upward,
BOtaMv so lor kt-e and Iron, wfcl' h ar In
lter dn:aud, d"-' it bigher price, as ar
cerea! and e. tton. leather and (h-. wtlcb.
with firne other staple, jo al dil-o, clo't
higher oa the we.-k. Wool -oLtlnuee in low
sal, interior price-, a ove what Ef
em maun fat u rr ari :l: fcg to y. Cct
toa goo-l r ma:n flrrr. on tL (trrugta o
c. tton. but m I cottot. !fl slolr. as
oj-rato.T. arc i-uli well upp!ird. Woolen
drss gw!t are ipiH, '-ut tt.e p.i U ars said
to havo a good uuxl'r of orde4 for fM
Tb're ure aje nil at th Iw.uth. with
improved a. tic. tit o ml pro (tn iu Tcnn-afTe-titj
l(i.m- at Nbvi"e, Mem phi
cn 1 Chattanooga. Only m--dert:ly actlv
dmwlln few ! uii"j nel lrc!n
Atliata.. Svantah iid at JvknvilJe,
where tb vegetable ct p i tbo largest for
years. Ih;r: Is an improved dTiand at
New urleaj., anl b-iv-r ar fchowix-jc rnor
of a terin'y fr anticipate wante.
f ..tt,n ennf ii.ukttroLg bcaaS it 1 t-
I I .-..I !,. .III 1 rr -i- ) re-t-lCflon llj vleld
p-r ar. a well la cie.
fV.imai lal on definite 12
forxatcn put the decrca la a?rvagra at
taor than -er c-nt.. whi -b, wth a yield
ir a-r -p:a; t la yar, would mtau a
r-.-p of e.ioO.OfW tic. Mottts u.ur-t fass
j-VjTt th--r ean acthfg deflnr. a t.
tb-prble yield p-'r a.-r- ale wide-pr--a-t
daiater com, but tb market has
t--n a.-ti:.g a It tte futur- Kttt known.
Instructed for Free Silver.
6cretary of SUte lliinricbsen aad Ben. T.
Cable crossed awcrds lo tb Rock l!aad
("I1L) county convention of the demorracy
which met at r.-yfc Mand and Itstrncted the
dtlcgatfis to rot fr frev ilver couiag. Mr.
Cabl ba been ri-ting the .ilvtr movement
in hi own county a the confidential rpr
eeatatlve of thv administration.
The delegate to th Mate democratic mon
etary convention from TszweiJ county wera
ebscted at a ronvtution at ltkin. III. They
were instructed to vole fcr fre coiaace.