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A DEUOCKATIC FAMILY KEWSPAPEH.
MARION. N. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 8,1805.
t , . i)V.V. VOTE FOR FREE
I i: .VlJC'l TO 1,783.
Cii.d States Should Furnish
j tl i, o-.Mi Money, .Says The
, w Vrk Mercury.
1 ail ovf-r tho United States
. .n foolhardy, undertak-'l-p-ury
announced that it
ho s'Ti'-" of the people of
: ! I'.c-.'.klyn upon the ques-
i m 't s Government open
; '-oinaii r,f silver without
. i,t with Gnat I'.ritain or
.-I!, nati'in, and at ;i ratio of
i lvo.-at-.-i ol the re-habilitn-;
Atlanta Constitution in
f iii' innatti Kn'piirT in
M 'I- t
th" enuso of free
journal.-, nnd of
'i'liotit Hi- roun'ry,
i l'- of f.w York arid
ih'-ir iiii'l'-rsiaridiiiK of
ii l-:-.iirht iipom them
i i' ion of silver.
if 1 -Mi r-s whi-'h have
in i ll'' M'-K-ury, under,
h- Mot.-rs Say." with
y Jin (! --.I With the
'! iiiL'in'-ii ha v jjrasped,
i inu' f " silver eoinaK
nj lished fortheic
I - not solieite.l a single vote
' ii have I ii sent in by tens
t Hi :-liie eases iy iiundml.4,
! I' d together ), y m.n w)j0
! in III I use, suf'serihers to
. i. . s.iw-d ea-li day's paper so
: '.t- ol a friend upon the
' ! 'III.
'."i.'.nv to this stat-inent is the
M . I'. I.. Hathaway, of
i' r tree coinage in your oon-
i'iiu'Iv liimi'-r.iiis, eunsideririff
ii li n- not resorted to the
('.:'! v.ites. li s-line oik in
iiiirv t-.wiis of New York had
hill- troul.le J ,av jjofie to
I I - t.p v. ynir total in this
"ild ea-ilv have lie greater
-v I..' I.. i- all (he States in the
1 'I" iliiie.l voters iii this
' ! -i'Iv written their liallots
. oi l Hi" same have leen for-
' I Wry man is a voter and an
i n. and ui!e a niunher ."ire
i( iiiaimfa'-turers and fann
m.i v W'-ll sa- well ilone, Clin
'!i it eX-('.,e. tor MaRolie did
". I"f 'linioii, at. least, when
i-'ir that tli- )enKerats in
v -a!; take no interest in the,
1 1 " l.ii u" r proportion of thel
1 ' ' in "ii'' at a time in an envel-
lit .-ta-np "ii the envelop,'
ti'l nir . l.y a letter, luit gen-
i ' w nil'l permit we liave pub
it' i - li":n day to day. follow-
1 1 --i 1 1 - 1 1 -f the vote, luit when
-ive.1 .me dad to le left
' x l.eeV,., that it voieed the
. ( in advoeatinicthefree
1" t. I"it it did not know it
i 'ii - taken.
i a t"iii-hiii when it is re
i it'.-rt was made to induee
l! i- in- .re. a-toiiishiiiK thut
' ! in t la- negative.
" :ll of live weeks' voting On
'I iii" t'nited States Govorn-
ii HI- I" the free coinage of
'..ot in-.: f'.r agreement with
.mv "the,- European nation
' ! t . l ;
5.71 J J'M
1. '.'2 247
2. :tt: ll
1.0 M 37
:H2 1 1
ni l I'.rooklvn
I'nis town ipiestions
ht it start a
a tair eotitit. New
s .I.Ki: UII.M'.O A HOY.
11,. V .
'o!ored 15o Stealing Fruit.
' i'!y Iiim;s!o lil Not .Mean
( 1i Kill Him.
;" A - '.:.1.C. Mi-sKlialx'th Flagler,
' l;ru- ili.';- General Daniel ?.
' r-lir.aii.-e, U. S. A., shot
"'" ' ' -'--re-i y.e:th named Ernest
-he .i-ie.-ted .-tea'.iug fruit at
i'i r. -i.le,,.-e of her father on Frl-
' - !i- !'. ari-l lv the ooroner this
i " grout! :1 that the homicide
' M i.a!.
has caused a decide! sensa-
' ':' :!.
1 ti"i in lo .ks and manner, rath-
h. was ey pressed by the colored
v:ii-!:ig. w !.eU the result of the ln
"il" known. There was little
'iim-nt but among the colored
" rin-s ,,f dUcontent at the result
; -ei.tmsent of disapproval. Thex
f bringing the matter befon
j ry desj it- the verdict.
-riis to be an epidemio of suicide
in one day ten persons killed
UrL.'.'iT'"!':i "n "I'I''" ''rop this year is the
l ever raised in tbo Staty.
BIQ INSURANCE FRAUP8.
A Sensational Trial of Prominent Peo
ple at Morehead City.
A ppecial from Morchcad City says :
The thin! 1ay of the sensational trial
for conspiracy in life insurance -was
devoted to proving the physical and
financial condition of Charles Arthur,
one of the alleged victims. If the
evidence of the prosecution is not re
butted Arthur is proved to have been
a pauper and almos-t a living skeleton.
Fraud is proved by the evidence as it
fctnndn, but as yet there is no proof of
W. L. Arendell was put on the stand
Wednesday morning. He testified that
Clnrles Arthur was a walking skeleton
and the nearept to a dead man he ever
paw alive. The Justice said this did
not f-how conspiracy and further evi
dence was ruled out.
It is a matter of recorJ that Arthur
was a pauper and received $2 a mouth
from the county fund, and that ho was
an object of charity for the citizens of
Morehead City and JJeaufort.
lr. L. W. IVrkinp, the last man ar
rested, is mayor of Newport and ex
town constable of Morehead City. At
the beginning of this season Perkins
was in charge of the police department
of tho Atluntie Hotel. Here and in
Ueaufort people are discussing the
sensational arrests, but seem to with
hold their opinions until all the evi
dence has been brought out. They
say prominent citizens should not be
condemned as guilty of these dark
crimes until strong proof lias been of
fered. The prosecution claims to have
this proof. Tho attorneys for the de
fence say there has been no evidence
to prove conspiracy and as yet no case
has been made out.
On the fourth day of the sensational
cases of conspiracy to defraud insur
ance companies the evidence brought
out was in the line with that of the
day before, but was much more explicit
and conclusive. Fraud w as proved con
clusively in one cse after another.
The following shows, first, tho actual
ages; second, the ago named in the
policy, and third, tho real physical
condition of the parties named below,
w ho were all insured for good amounts:
Hat lie A. avis, first 70, second JO;
Sarah M. fJabriel, very old, 45;
Shepard Davis, first 70, second 7f;
Kmnift J. Casey, first 70, pecond 50;
Melissa CJurhtir, first 70, second 50;
John Doyd, physical wreck.
Wm. J. Mice, said to bo good risk,
Mary A. Tjoughurst, first G5, second
55; poor health.
Wm. H. Jones, good risk, consump
tion. Sarah A. Levis, first over fiO, sec
ltosanna Washington, first fiO, sec
ond .'?."; laid up with rheumatism.
Summ l Windsor, first 85, second 5S;
Thomas Davis; consumptive.
Florence Clmdwick, in very bad
The prosecution attempted to prove
t'rtt the money received on the benefit
paid nt the death of WigfiiU was divid
ed bitween four relatives of the dead
man, and that these four lehuives in
sured n man in the last stages of con
sumption eleven days before de.itb,
swearing that he was a p;ood risk, tint
the insurance agent in Heaufort certi
fied that Wiefall was a "good risk."
Most of li'.e day was taken up by
wrangles between counsel as to the
admission of testimony. A large-number
of h tters, affidavits, applications
for insurance policies, etc., were ad
mitted UM.l .'" U. Lttt,tv1 lf
ti.ss s were examined orally. The
court room was tilled with interested
The trial of the nileired conspirators
is on Fridav continued until Wed-
t I . 4 1...
nes tay morning ny am e mem oi iu-
the counsel. On Ihursday proof of
fraud was presented in testimony of
itnesses Dot directly interested. n
Friday some of the very parties whose
)ies were fraudulently insured tost!
1'ie l on the stand to the frauds com
mitted. Apparent forgeries were shown
one case aner nnomer ami i-fu'im
applications were intro-
Fatal Kiuling of a Sunday Pleasure
Sail in .lamaie.i It.iy.
The sloep jai-lit Cllf. S. ot i he Kvelsior
r. iat Club, started r.'it Sund.iv evening for a
sail in Jnnimea l'ay. N. Y.. with a party of
live on hoard. They were .l.iiin Strand. Sr.,
his sous, John. Jr.. Ie. r.- ar. l Andrew,
and Arthur H-'mtrin-.'way. Sb.-rtvv he fore
street, a s -mall, whi- h
shower, stni-k the !nti '
Ln a moment, ail the , .
were floilllderiie.j ill lie'
Strand an I t.i- s"i.s .'
managed to t ?
Join. Stuoi-l and ll-''i
drift'sl ;;ay with tie
were drowned. TL -si-'
ie.I a h'-avy
Mi s'iiii; it.
of the ,,.at
but th" elder
rew and Georee
ot rti.n.ed sloop.
rctig current and
ii l-viti -li Edwin A.
men who clung to
Towers r"s -i-s lh- Utr. - it
TWO HKOTHl.RS ! H
A speeial from l'.o.'th
says: F. 1!. U"d ins-m. :-1
rolinson. a.- l twenty -foir
drowned Saturday a!t-r!i.
, Harbor. Me.,
thirty, and It. S.
a. Thev were
summeriiig at U -hi point an t imc n":e in
a small sail boat. Not rein ing h 'nie. aa
investigation was n.ade. and Frank's t .-ly
was found in the harbor. The body of B ch
ard has not yet t een r.H-..cr- t. Ins thoiici't
th- boa! w as fapshvM duru g a s piall.
OVEK! V1.MTD IN A S',rALL.
i E. F. Butler and Timothy Sweeney, while
tailing on the Niagar a river Sunday afterJ
iioou, were overtaken by t s.paall aad the
boat w as capsized. B ull were drowned and
their bodies wcut over the falls.
ANOlHER ltrLorAPlE AFFAIR.
John Hurtniau. Jos. Whitley nod Alexan
der YVhilkey, ttie infant son i-f the latter,
were drowned near Little Hellena, N. Y., t y
the capsi7jng of his yacht Sunday evening.
Mrs. Hart man and her seven-yeai -old sou,
who were also iu the boat, were saved,
Jacob Schaefer, the great billiarl player,
recently broke his arm.
KILLED BY A CLOUDBURST
Most Serious Flood in the History o
SOCORRO ALMOST DESTROYED,
Siiteen Ironn Lot Their LItm In Neigh
boring Villages One Hundred Fami
lies I.ft Horaeleit and Deatltute
Crop in the Arroya Valley Itained
A Churrh and a Convent Undermined.
The late flood at Socorro and vicinity wsw
the most seriom in the history of New Mexi
co. Sixteen r( iu Ii-it thir lives at Cuha
The storm hean with a downpour of rain
at 2 p. in., and after two hours of terrific
rainfall a cloudburst struck the mountain
about five miles above Socorro, and in les3
than half an hour after dark gigantic wave?,
bringing bricks, mud and dobru. took their
destructive course through the streets. Th?
hrMes and at least a mile of the grade ol
the M :i lalena Branch of the Santa Fe Kail
road were washed away, and some damage
resulted to the main line south of the city.
Of several houses which stood near the
channels of the Arrovn, not a vestige is left.
Many adobe houses in different parts of tho
city have fallen. Water entered the Catho
lic Church, and the Convent of tho Sacred
Heart was undermined.
None of the business portion of the city is
injured, but not a dwelling house escaped
some damage. Many of the citizens have
lost every thine, and at least K0 families are
homeless. The city waterworks are partly
sw:pt away, and a water famine will follow
the Hood, as it, will take a week or ten days
to repair the damage.
The lo.;: of life amont? tho Mexican resi
dents was i stinialed at thirteen. The father
and five children of Izna-'io Duran were
i'roynd. His wifo attempted to escape
with their three-months'-old baby. The tor
rent tore it from her arms and dashed it
against a barb-wire fence, and she saw it
perish. Two other bodies were picked up,
bruis I beyon 1 recognition. Mrs. Munsev,
an Aiu'-rican woman, and her five-yea r-ol l
eirl oiild not lie fouu I, and live Mexicans
There were many narrow escape?. C. T.
Brown rode his horse shoulder deep in th
current and rescue 1 the family of J. II. Hil
ton, a-; their house was falling ahove their
Manuel Padilla. the City Marshal, carried
asic- man through water up to his neck to
a da"f of safely.
E. M. Keller breasted th torrent and
res -ued a woman a-she was belir swept
Mrs. Frank Myers, in carrying her s'ck
mother to a pla-e of safety, was badly lacer
ated while hoi iinir to a barb-wire lenc, and
her mother wa- ba-lly injureit.
Many .t res of Ur fruit and ilr? ,?r iin crop
WIT" destroyed, .I'l l fortll tlr.-t ti!U i'l the
hundred years' seitl'Mii Td of Socorro C v.rit v
there will' be a crop failure. Th- total los"
in Soeorro and the iinm-'dia'.e viein'tv will
far ev-eed 10(.0;0. A miss m-eti-iic f
citizens was h"l l. and measun-s w'cre taken
for the irnme bate rt-li'-f or tlie ',e -tit'iie.
The villains o Siu lVln.S.n Aiit ui and
a settlement a Ija -ent toSi'u-p, W're alj
visited by the Ii '.
The Athens, Ga., knitting mill has started
lp. The capacity is 2,500 pairs of hose per
The Georgia negro Baptist Sunday school
The three principal silver organisations in
Colorado have agreed upon c-uis .lidation
upon a non artisan basis.
Miss M. G. McClelland, the well-known
writer, died at her home. Elm Cottage, near
Norwood, Nelson county Va., Friday.
At Carrolten. Mo., the case of the Taylor
Withers, charged with murder in the first
degree for the killing of the Meeks family,
brought in a verdict of guilty.
The number of American vessels officially
reported a? lost during the fiscal year ended
Juee 30, is'.-,, comprised 83 steam vessels and
27tl sailing vessels, barges, etc.
The colle -tor of internal revenue for the
district of Florida reports the values of ciar
and cigarette and tobacco stamps during the
month of July to be fil.SfiO.or
Democratic county conventions in Kausa-ha'-e
geaerallv selected delegates to the State
Filver convention at Tertles Springs next
Tuesday, favoring a 36 to 1 ratio.
To show the great development of milling
interests iu North Carolina it may be stated
that between Durham and Charlotte there
is not a railwav Matiou at which some new
factory is net f-eine bmlt or an. old oaeen
Inree.J. Martha Grav. colored, living on Kenan
I place near Portland. Ala., locked her two
! vear-'.ld child iii her cabin and went to a
I frolic She returned in the eveninit to find
i the cabin in ashes and the oharn-d re-r.anis
I of her child in the middle of them. This is
j the fifth neero child which has l-st its life in
i that eoui.ty since ChnstmP-3
j Exhibit for the Cotton States and interna
tional Exposition are rapidly coming in. and
j the chiefs of departments are busy in assign
1 in the allotted spac- to the difTerent exhibi
! tor. Work in the Uoited Mates Govern
ment Building is particularly active. Sever
al carloads of the exhibit have been received,
and are now bein: pla.-ed in the Government
Ttmldin The Naval exhibit, including ws
torpedo boat. modeL- of famous vessels of
the Navv. past and present, rapil-flre guns,
and heavv :iin?. is U'ing tnstalle.i in tha
! space allotted to thi- department.
lndiin Scare Petering Out.
A d;spatch from Market Lake, Ut-ib, dV.ed
Thursday, states that there has b?en no c:!
lisiou for the pr-t few days with the Iailaci
but that the settlers are in a state of constant
alar?c. The trooj s uoy on the ground are
expected lo hold the situation wcU ii ais'i
xcep: in io!atol tvises where iuiivldval
tacked. who Lave lo warning may oe a.
Victor Malnati, a fifteen-year-oli boy, Ut
in? at Washington. D. C, mtt his death Sat
urday morning ty hanging. It Is believed
that in esercisiu on a trapeeo a km became
coiled around hu neck, and in endavarJa
to extricate htnelt, it pulled tighter uatflMe
A VICTORY FOR LABOR.
rite Wages of loo.ooo Miners tobeln
cretsvl After October 1.
The Idjjject vi' tory ever trade t y organl
t l lat er wai won Saturday in Pit'.sburjr, Pa.
ry the miner?. Alriios. every & acand was
rrsnted and the operators gar a written
guarantee for their fulfillment of the con
tract. The paper were sigr; d to-night
f which inerea. th vra; of 1W.000 miners
, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana an J ilinois.
j The frrns are that the pre-eat rate of
natree shiill continue in foree ui til October
I, when every operator. in the Ti'tstjurs dis
;riot will pay the sixty-nine cent 'ate with a
Jiffereutial of fiv cents iu lav. t of opera
tor who do not have company i rores. Tbo
iirreement further provides for 'inorber ad
rance on January 1. It is und iiitood that
the rate will then be made 79 cei t.
TheMinpo Iron aud Steel Con panv, Mln
o Junction O., also signed the roalKamat
ed scale for the 1,200 men In the -:eel plant.
lhe scale for th6 iroD mill whi employs
600 men wa pipned som9 time ao.
Stole One Rblc Too Many.
Prank O. Iv-nt, a joud? white boy d 1J
w:; run ovi-raud tilled by a freujht 'r.iia on
tie- Sav.ini).-i!i. l'lorida and 'esti-in Ilail'-orel
iem s tvann di, (Ja. II o was tryit-jto steal
h ride aui lost his iiold.
OUR WASHINGTON I; UTTER.
First Examination of Government
Printers Under Civil Service Rules.
By Our Regular Correspondent.
The first examination of applicants for ap
pointment as compositors in th f Government
Printing Offlee, since the employes of that
establishment were pla -ed under civil service
irules, is now beiuc hef 1. There are more
than two hundrod applicants, and it will
take tho rest of the week to complete the ex
amination of them all. Those who get the
required percentage will bo placed on tho
'eligible list and appointed when there aro
'vacancies or when more help is needed at tbo
O. P. O. Judging from their talk the
"comps" who have taken the examination
'are not overburdened with admiration for
tae wisdom displayed by the questions asked.
One of them, who had wide experience both
In newspaper and job offices, aiid who is cre--J
ditedby all who know him with being a flrst
'class all-around printer, being equally at
home when petting type, making up or read
ing proof, was asked what he thought of the
questions asked at the examination. He re
plied: "Some of them were good, calculat
ed to show whether a man had the knowl
edge every first-class printer .should have
but others were, in my opinion, absolute rot,
dealing with matters having no connection
with any of the practical branches of tho
craft with which I am acquainted."
A business man who has just returned
from a trip through Florida says: "TheroJ
is intense interest in Florida over tho Cubanj
revolution, und every scrap of news from
the scat of war is eagerly sought for andj
read with avidity. Everybody down there
'sympathizes with the Cubans, and if it werej
not for fear of Uncle Sam's interference Ij
believe that 10,000 young and daring spirits
wonld leave the Slate at a day's notice to help
the Cubans in their strusrurle for liberty."
VIG I LA NT WON Til K GOKLKT CUI
Defender Furred to Withdraw on Ac
cutuit of a Ilrokcu Gaif.
At V.-r.,.r l: T Hie Vi 'ilailt Won
Goeh-t eup Tor sloops
the Defender was fon
the race within half a
ish on account of a
e.l to withdraw from
doz'n mile of the l'n-Irok-n
gaff. But for
this accident, the Vigilant would probably
have been nin" minutes or more behind the
S far as pra-tical the r-.a-.lt of the race
onlv reiterated what everybody knows, that
!, . ! f,..!er U the fn-te-t light Weather boat
oyer built iu Am-rica. Sh" out-pointed the
Vigilant in the beat to windward which wa
the first 1-g of th- eoursc and gained mu-h
more on h'T during th" second leg. a run
dead befor" the wind, a eour. supposed to
be mo.-t favora' le to the centre board ya- ht.
Bit ju-t as tic new vessel undertook a
strct- li for home with only (i 1-2 mih-s of th
entire :s to cov r. h-r h -il jw gaff snapjd in
two and .-he was I to give up.
I'hrrNI'Kk I'.tATS Vl'ilLANt.
The run of 'Ic N-w York Y i-ht club from
Newport was n a b- in a stifT s "iihwf-t wind
.n S it u r lav. Defender a- tic wmae.- oyer
Vigilant 1 v'a'-eit ni:" n.iii':t -. Jut ib e did
ict ra . c.c;, er.i::oii was mi.u'T ia the
fir. t-. la-s s. lio' ie r-.
COXEY THE NOMINEE.
Ohio Populists Protest Against Fusion
With any Other Party.
At Columbus.theropulist State Convention
on Friday nominated Jacob B. Coxey, of
Ptark, for Governor, and a lull ticket.
The platform reaffirms the principles of
h- Omaha platform; Coxey's non-interest
xnd and good road bill; issuing enough
Jegal tender paper money to rut the country
ion . cash basis; free and unlimited cionage
'of silver; nationalization of pub4ic mono-Ulies-
lenoiirus, interest bearing bonis;
J idenounces procsjs in Det case as subver-
tive of rights of trial by jury; favors th- law
'acainst payment of any debt in cold; de
fmaads the'i mediate abolishment of national
itnks; favors a per dim Brvi.e f-'nsioa
A3 to State affairs, th platform demands
the refereudun plan; reda -! falanss; tax
.reform; regulation of coal STen; eigtit
hour dav; opposes lusioa with other partie-;
favors b-cti- n of all offl -ers. State and
national, bv direct vote of the r-eopl"; Stati
i control of liquor traffi ; without jxwatiaad
endorses uniun labor.
!K.lil OF Ml. TALM ;K.
WiTe of tlie i br.ite'HM ine Died en
A: l:ii!vs;-. N, V.. th- u-if- of Lr. T.
I- .Mtt T.ihiia--. I ii !-' rat-1 miti-t-r of
l;r.-..k' si. !! at '. . M Monday Mcminn. She
J.alleeniil s.-m-t!:-.-. ll-r Lu-' and and
h. :i M-re at h r t d-id-.
Cc- j-s r wa "it, rj'1'
: ol iu France.
oi'j aal barely zi9
INDICATIONS WHICH POINT TO
T1IK CALLING OF A
Convention to Organize One. Speech
es at the South Carolina Alliance
To the St. Louis Republic in a spcdal from
Columbia. S. C, says: The fact was devel
oped at the State Alliance encampment,
which adjuorned to-day after a three days'
meeting at Tirzah, York county, that a
schcnu is on foot for the calling of a nation
al silver convention to I held in St. Louis
iu HepternlHT for the purpose of forming a
national silver party. Congressman Latimer,
of H'uth Carolina ij authority for the ptatA
ir.ent that ('ngriss:ueu Bland, of Missouri,
Tillman, of South Carolina; Marian Butler,
of North Carolina, and other silver leaders
have agreed ii pou it, and that the call for
Fueh a convention w ill 1m issued. Congress
man Latimer says that the scheme has I we n
on foot for sonic time, but that it is only w ith
in the la.-t few lays that Congressman Bland
has been induced to agree to it. But now
that all thing- are ready a call for the con
tention will be i.:i".l within the next few
The ball was set in motion at the filver
conference at Memphis, and since then the
f iii iic puts- has li.-ea L it and the leaders m-lie-.e
that the time i ripe for the movement.
At any rale the attempt is to ! made. Con
gressman Latimer ma b- no public announce
ment of tie-scheme, , ut in his speech nt the
Alliance encampment he went so far as to
"Let us call a national convention, like
our own March convention, and say that we
tire for both m-'tals. Then put a man on a
pimple platform for silver and make the race
and whip the light. Tic lb-publicans say
tre y won't d'-sert tlc-ir home. 1 air. a Demo
crat, but I am in favor oT this early conven
tion, and I say to yu 1 t's hold it and win
S -naior Tillman said: "The only hope is
to uliy th" South and West against the North
and Ivi-t. but don't h t us impose the condi
tion o:i t hose v-king the alliance that w" go
as D -iiio' rnt.alo:ie. Those people despise
that nam". T'." hatred is the inheritance of
the war. ju-t .1 ; we hat" th" name of K"ptib
licau. Why. iu tiod's name, shall we stay by
her and g down in tic- rotten old Democra
tic ship? 1 cannot .see why any man should
stand by tie- D 'mo -ratic paity when it is
font rolled by su--h men as Cleveland and
Carlisle. For mys"lf, I am ready to throw
up tH" ;ia ii" and give up the part v. Wo
must join the p ,,pi of th- Northwest. Tho
fri"ii j of silver are bi the majority. Forty
live million ( th" 7U.oon.000 in the United
Stat'-s ar - in favor ! it. All they want is the
opportunity. Shall we ht this matter of a
name keep us apart? The o 1 bugs have
bought up all the metropolitan papers and
the ii-ws agencies, and th -y are all crying
the silver era-'.e is dying out. There was
" never a in re hra-'."n falsehood. There is no
crav to bein with. Our people are only
striving w-ii.ii tin intensity of despair to re
le.is" our government from th" grasp of the
octopus, to prevent tic Tories from selling
us ia bondage to th" British gold bugs."
LIBERTY BELL'S ITIN ERARY.
the Historic Old Relic Will be Ex.
hlbited In an Open Foyer.
The action of the Philadelphia City Coun
cil on the Atlanta Exposition was to arrange
and complete the details for the trip of the
Liberty Bell, which is to be transferred to
the South during the festival.
Chairman Miles, of the Committee on Cor
respondence and arrangements, stated that
he had received a letter from Thomas Keen
nn, secretary of the State Commission, at
Harrisburg, in whi' h the latter ptated that
the Pennsylvania building would lie com
pleted and ready for the reception of the
b 11 by the opening day, Sept. lth.
The historic old relic is to be exhibited in
an ojien foyer, under a canopy, and by LHng
'arranged n castors, can lie run on to the
open grounds, iu case of necessity, in ten
I Sanction was taken for the present look
1 . ..".. - - ..... . . ,. AiMjAnv in con
nection Will the depart uro oi th"- ..,
cost of the military display would probably
haveto 1-e taken out of th committee's ap
The itinerary of the tll's Southern jour
, nAv is as follow:
: Leave Thilad-lphi ("Pennsylvania rail-
roadl, X a. m., September 11th; arrive Balti
' more. 10:15 a. m.: leave Jialtimor, 11 a. ro.;
arrive Washington, 12. noon; h ave Wahintr
i ton. 2 p. m.: arrive Fp-b -rickiburir. (Ii-. F.
I and Y. railroad). 4 p?rn.: have lerik.
i burg. C p. m.. rrie la- bmond, 7 p. m.,
fseptemr 11th; leave Ki'-hmond (Atlantic
j Toast Linei, a. m.. Sf timber 1-th; arrive
I Peter-t-urt'. ') a. rn.; 1-ave r-t-p-t.urg (N.
and W. railroad . 10 a. m.: arrive Lynchburg.
; 3 p.m.. 1-ave LMehiur'. 4 p.m.; arrive
; T.oanoke, C p. m., S-j.t'-mUr l-'th; leave
! Loanofce. H a. m.. S--;-ten.l-r 11th; arrive
i UrL-tol. 1 p. in.: S.-f t-n.t-r 13th; h-aw fcris-
to (So uthern railway. 3 p. r-i.;rrive Knoi
i ville, 7 'p. ni.. Sept'-mt-r 1'itu; l-ave Knox
i ville' Ha. il.. S-j t-m-r Hth; arrive Cbat-
tanooica. 11 & a.m., s. pi-a;t--r ltth.
Chattanooga. 'J a. m .. S t-mU-r lth;arriv
Atlanta. 4 p. in.. S-pi-mt-cr 15th.
i Chairman Hartell wa4 in-iru -tM to fre
that the various piace along the route wm
iltf r :. i' ly tee n-:
i:i:.o2ai.-e, his ftm:k
rr.-t. - t - tr f-u. 1
ii!:.-" in th-i cvuL.trv, if c.i :a i:e
I:i the j;, !.r-n !'-.'.n r..'T . V.
tnoj.-r. in f Mj:vj: a !.
in u in-h wisi run ?M'. "' . t -;
- ..t a I-':: t when
:rr.t 1 c
i'i. r, i liv:-i-i'h warrat.v li.
tLa: tt;.-r - ii not ls than several
ore m si-'tt.
J f '-- 'fiiJ-fe- ...
A DURHAM BLOCK BURNED.
$80,000 Worth of Property Wiped Out
Ily Fire. Insurance $GO,000.
At 1:10 o'clock Friday morning a
fire started in the oltl lleams Ware
bouse, located on Main idreet, just op
Ioeite the Fidelity Kank, and in a verj
ehcrt time tlie entire I dock was aflame
and before tho flames were under con
trol $80,000 rorth of propertj waa
consumed. The losses are:
Reams warehouse $10,000, owned
by I. M. Reams and Ii. L. Duke. Mr.
Duke's insurance is $2,000. There
were a number of nniall t-hoj under
the warehouse which were all a total
loss with no insurance. Saunders A
Co.'s loss $."),0i0; $1,200 insurance.
R. rsiacknall & Sons, drug etoro, loss
$1,000; insurance $2,S50. A Max,
poneral merchandise, loss $25,000; in
surance $15,000. Klhs, Stono & Co.,
loss $25,000; insurance $20,000. A. E.
Lloyd, J. M. Wyatt and others, loss
from removal" of goods, covered by
tnsurauce. htokeH tuiilding damagett
$20,000; insurance $U,(Kr0. Durham
Fertilizer Comany, damage $300,
covered bv insurance.
The total loss is fully $RO,000, while
the total insurance will amount to
The Monroe Cotton Mills Bought for
According to advertisement, the
Monroo Cotton Mills were sold Wed
nesday and were bid off by Messrs.
Heath for $02,300, which is regarded
by all as n fair price. This will pay
all indebtedness and leavo some for
the stockholders. It is Raid the mill
will resume Monday tinder the new
An Important Derision.
In a habeas corpus proceedings in
ro W. J. Hough, argued by J. D.
Murphy, of Asheville, before Judge
Simonton on the 21th July, the court
has decided that Section 25 of the
lievenuo Act requiring piano and
organ companion to pay a tax of $250
is unconstitutional and void for tbe
reason that it is in violation of Article
1, Section 8, of the Constitution of tho
United States grauting to Congress ex
clusive right to regulate commerce be
tween the States.
Shot While Asleep.
Near I'iney Creek, Alleghany coun
ty, a white man naqied Roberts went
to sleep in the woods. He was seen by
Floyd Cox, who crept up ami shot
him dead. Cox took $100 from the
body and fled. He is still at large.
Sam Mickle, and his nephew, Will
iam, were in the woods about two
miles frm Klkin cutting trees when a
limb of the tree which they were cut
ting pplit otT, falling ami hitting Sam
on the heal, killing him instantly.
He was about T0 years of age, and
leaves a wife and nine children.
dovernor Carr paid the $200 reward
offered in is'Jl, during Governor Jar
vis term, for 1). McFachern, tho col
ored murderer, who was only last week
identified and arret-ted at Wilmington,
and who fdew his cousin in Cumber
land. Tho reward goes to Thomav
A cyclone in Gaston county, on
Tuesday wrecked tho large store of
Firry Haines, ut Henrietta, while
twenty persons were in tho buil ling.
- Korioujdy hurt. The Ions ia
Sl.oOO; no insurance. The cyclone
The firfct lot of new tobacco
on Winston market Thursday. It was
raised by W. R. Moser, of Rural Hall.
There were 101 pounds, divided into
four gradt s, and it averaged 5 cents
The pchool census of Wilmington
just finished f-hows the population of
Wilmington to be 22,027. Of theae
9,482 are white and 12,515 colored.
There are 8,8.5 school children in the
Deputy Collector S. G. Woods re
ports the seizure of a fi5-gallon illicit
distillery near Cherry Grove, Ferson
county. Ruck Stadler, the operator,
A Jittle dog at Concord got into a
pan of yeast dough. He ate heartily
of it, and within a few hours had
swollen to almrt his natural rize. He
Asbestos has been discovered in pay
ing quantities on the lands of Mr.
Richard WilWn near Elkin. A force
of hands are cow at work getting it
A TICAIN IILLII V.
-I Momitrd KoMx-rn l 1 lif !r V(i k
At -x'r's tr.iin .ri th Sh'r nnl
Ui irifi Southern Hulra I. w.n h-! I n; l y
lis n.i-V'-l iij' ii Vtu"'l!' riiilaiti', ai a
on' ly !-? In th'rw'rl known m 1.
. lir.r. d w d Ar- hiV-al 1 nu 1 Hrik r, O'.iu.
fh- train th-rr to 1-1 th ? a-t rn
?i r- s i'X'. TUf IiU-r train -j
r .a t:ifi h' n th rf '-r- ry t-.k !--. Tii
t,y.4-T- w- T" Iii..'itit I lilid I"!' nt ol Hj4
,..,:, n!.i ! r.r- d- ;u. t I- i- ih
tri I . (' L lu-t r I.i.liii w ho v. i in 1
iiij r-ar .i-" ot lti -...a i.a. .r!-r--!
l.v : lv at tl-e f-ii.t of a r v hrr. A !ri;i-. fc
t'. th-r ij r5 far olt un'-d l-y t'.- r irt.r
rr.';. and th- u'--u;-t wa f " -d t
t--!i tfi Th-- Hui'i'iiit r-i-rt-1 t' hvv;
t.-a i ' liud I y th-:n i ai-l to rr 43.0OO.
tut it U t.-Ii--l tht a tiiu-h lir-r .-oin
w.t tiW-a. No a:t-ft j t m- n -l-st
th" A-nr. nnayi,f wli'im kii-w te..-t:ui?
j of th- o-.urrvut-'. nli'n th? thf La I
I v- jri-l t';j; untritt4 of th t!.-r I-l
TJ'sr.rla U-at hr r-ord wth tb rvb
rnptrm - n. aa 1 lh-p 1 evry in lia
tioa tlt.it th vr crop, tu, Will b-J Ly far
th largest ever rais-id.
THK NEW PARL1AMKTT.
Tbe Conservatives la the Lead and the
rrnrllltr In the llrur.
The returrs from the elr otions lc th ei-t
divtion of Ioae;-i and the south division ot
Londonderry woro anaourKis:! at Loadon.
The former tde-tM Arthur O'Coonor.
titnalt, and the latter Sir T. Ixx. Unieai.t.
P. l'u fat in the Ut rarliammt, bo thrre 1
no chancre in tho repreat.Uion from those
l'.nt oreeb tion M to take pl.i e now. thut
in Orkner and Shetland. It will net occur
until the fcth of Aucust. bet a. a Literal w.i
rhosen i:i that district in the U-t i l-tion ty
l.tK):l major'ty, il i-i fair te asume tht t'.i!
next memtier will l a Lil r:tl r.l '1 "lirs.
bre, -ivin that -'at to th" LiJ- rals. th nc.v
Pa r 1 1. it "tit will to eoniis. of ri:H .ii-er-v.itti.
7.1 Liiwral-UnroiiW. 117 Lil-rab,
70 Mcl'arthviles au-I li Iirn'llit.
U the only Democratic Nenar In
McDowell county, and has a lfge cir
cu vi iD in adj lining counties It pub
; ht .ll tho news without fear or
favor, aod Is ti trptn of no hug or
It is the bold clam pi on of the peo
ple's lights, tn eirnett advocate cf thf
tx-st interests of the county of McDjw--11
acd the town of Marion. Its alver
tnirg rates are reason ib'e, and the sub
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chinks, and the home circles of all
classes subscribe anl pay for ths
Record. If you doa't, why Just don't,
tnd tbe pspcr will bo printed every
Ihursday evening as usual.
If jou haven't enough interest In your
county's wellfare to eu-tiln the best ad
vocate of its diversified interests, and ita
triitst friend the newspaper jon nted
not expect a 2 columi obituarj notice
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Rkcord will be diopptd from our list
gnleee they pay up at once.
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friendn and former patron of
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