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I' i i . ! .- -.vitli l.li"Tr-H-,iiry of
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in lii.; a .iints a-, librarian mi l
ii"!'!-. 'I'lii- a.'ii'iint, is saiil.
; I ' .lit. I. ut Hi" payment is
! : ; a .-tt.'.i"iil of tlii'" matters
I " tlii'-.I of Hi" .laims r..r tit"
i" :''-T7. ooo j. ,,-,.!,. tav paid in l.y
'" 1 I'"' I" ! ;. ft run ati'l I'orporatioiis
i. i I on lliroii-li the auditor'
"- I " a-'iry. Th- re is no delay in
' it tli.-r- i . Willi p -.. pl- who have.
' 1 ' -I to lilf 1 1 1 . -i r .-laims with ..!-
i. i ' . i i'ii. n.il r.-v.-'nt".
I of .vp.-n.llttir.'s f..r the first
' i' : ! t to- ! nt in.. nth 'x-''l r'
u' ' . -7.1'" '.'".':', I ut nly -r l.'J-'.O.tHIO r
" ' 1 n i .ii a '. oiint of pensions an. I
' n rv ..Mi-i.iK otimato that th" .--
' i' .Mil '" I' I .limn:,' Hi" H"xt t"ll
I.'., t ;,!... ni .i.i.iiiMMio. Tii' -x'"ss of x
! i :.'i'- '-r i' ' ' 1 1 t s l.i -t month was .fs -I
mil til ol. s N c.Ic.l to luve Crops
' ' ' 1 ' ' ' ' 1 i 1 1 1 ' 1 1 1 a 1 1 I is l.i'im.' iiia.l.'on tli
: !' ! i -ii y Ironi N'.'w Orl"ans, St.
I ' I''' ' :,' an. I otlcr W".-I"i n ami south
v" ' :" i -I'T small n..t"s for whi h to
'"I'S I'll" t r.'.i -nry is W"ll sup.
I '" ' '''' i ' i'"-" 'I. -n. n 1 1 nations an. I will fur-
ii '! I'inl- asLin:; f.-rtli.-m as rapHI v as
' "1 ! 'I. 'I'h" . tt'. . will I." not only to
' i ' iii..ii.-v aai..ri th" p.-opl.) I.iit at
!' 1 1 ' ''.'ii" I" I. nil I up th" treasury tfolil
r' '' 1 "liaii'.'" in which Mnall
'. ' i'.n.imV.Iv tul," part.
M i. . II.iim'oiis.
Sl' t'i" ' h .1. i i o'lthn-ak in Japan thern
' . I . ., , (m . i ..... aii.t ;.(H)()."aths.
Ii". th" 1 1 1 1 -i 1 ! stallion own.'.l ly
I' ' 'l !. I'm II. iv. o.. w;i. Uill-.l whilo
'i'" ilur. lav at J. .. hiti-r, X. Y.
I . !'.. of th" r nt l.usin.'ss .1"-
'" 1 'i ii' i'i" null towns t hrouirhoiit 'W
' ' ' 1 I !. i I n th" p'pop illation of tho
'r " .!. ..
'' i li. in I; ii.. i I Ciiion nflWrs
- t lor .'oiiit-iiipt of "oint
1 ' ' I Ii .in Wo... I to.-k .iil. t 'hi"at,'o,
I '.!. . t li. l.s. II" has thr".
' : I.. s"r". I h" ni.'li slooil tht
i i w ii. i-v-"p( l;.i,'"rs.
' M . or Wis., Th-la y afternoon a
' ' !'. I ir in Ih" I'liion .to.-k ami
a th- M.-iiomiii"" river. All th"
I i -i l.lo.-ks alo.r: th- W"st
: . i"i u lii. h w' i" most I y Irani",
I. Willi tlnir .-out. 'ills. in. -hi.lin
hi. I I." I .ss will foot up prol.al.ly
r ' i.'i.imi i. A l.ov n.im.'.l M 'M inu-i
' " m l kill.'.l l.y a e-.al supply
'!' !i'" .l"paitm"iit .luring t!i"
: ' ' ' the Ii--".
II" I-1 ! ,, u 22, and This
rot.-iMy tin lutal.
! I 'h- ."a 1 in th" I ; irn r v Hotel
I' r. ' !.. ti w st.mU at L'J ami
!'-'v !" Ill" total of th" ;iMial
" " thn . ai" um lai'iit-.l l.y
I ' :ire .hi irtm.-nt. liautel l.y
' i" 'nolte l to return to
'' !! S i'ii'. lay au'l canus of la
ii' " U lo . e.ir a .vay th"
" K" if im that no more
1 "I -I u i ; I t" tlie.l-l.ris.
" ' ' ' 1 1 i hi ii rori'ON."
'I: . IJcrtor l. lj iii(an.I Says
" 'i. iei-. Alin-h Kciluceil.
; ' l. I. re-. pt"-i.l"iit of th'J
' i ii ',.-is 'r..ti-etie As-ia-
i 'ii -rs of Avrri'-nlture f..r
' i t i"tirii" I fr.-m a trip
111 hi- h St.lt" ll" iM'lrt
" ' ' : h to the f.iimers. II" r-
' . r M-e has been ie.i. e.l at
' . r eent.. ami h" estimates
'''." ' r will not .. T.Doo.OtM)
' - - 'hat the , tops are not e;oo.l
( ' ' l.'U-i in i. Ahihama. Texas,
'' ' ' ' H" a l ises the farmers m..st
'I tle-ir crop rra.lually. ami
' v rn-.li t-- tr-'t it to market, for
" at if it i, market.-.! jra-lually
' ' nruntainel. II" sins lv
. ' u-!it t. "t at 1-ast 8 .-etna
" 'i i."t fall.
ill loh.ii'eo Condition.
' ! s-at"s ltepartment of Asirieul
: ' :'-tatisti.'s, in its cro report
' . 1 ''. s IVS;
'i 'i . f tol.aeeo is S2.7. having
" '. an. " Jul v lt. Th" August
' . ar was 71 ', an. I in ls'.'.'t
' million are those reported
' : - an I Marvlai-d. 1 10 nn. I
"."lv;the lowest aieoO forWis
' ' i I i oiuie. tiert. l'our of tlio
' it"-. North Carolina. Arkansas,
'a ! M i-soiiri. have eoiviitioiis of
a'; 1 t "ir mo-e, N-w York. Yir-
kv. an. I Indiana, ran-e l-e-
a I s; ,,. i,nl.rta:it Slates,
I ' ':n-;. !.mia. tollow with per
' 77 aul 72. respectively. lm-
f - 'ii drought is reported from
! us. while others, especially Ken
' ''tt. - nni.'h rain. t'onsi.leraMe
tua.le ,.f the Irenehiug" of tho
' l'J this, latter cause.
"ir Nameless Heroes.
'' ' ''""y, sui-eriutendent of bridges
N o.h.-ni Pacific reports the death,
' ' V AUue, Wash, of four car
' ' Mule ejiy-aoj jn extinguishing a
, r ' : ' 'irninj; l.ridee. The flames cut oil
''. a n i eventually all four had to
,;V '" -l a chasm 136 feet deep and wert
TKM-:t;it.Il!f: T!( KS.
By Iho fall of a "". s ,.f hlgtr. in ,hft
o'om.i .-oal rnin-. J;'... i.-i s u- v .
found it prolilal.le to pay (-0 cents.
At Minneapolis. Min " Mi,M j ' Perkin,
i r. Jlrs i.Lola HawkiiM. I.v H.-ttin- heron
J.--from Montr.,,,. I ; ' s t n , 1 ' h Uv V -7f h la
l; It more ami N.mv Orleans, has deej. I t
esta .lisl, a monthly sfe.-,hip serviC from
Nor oik to II .i-iihnrr, to l,e it ,-rl as t o
u-eds of th.- trade my ,f.m;lI1,, 1,10
l:y the.e:.hion of JlIiirt. filU' hHnUA
own at Ch,e;i, th" llarl-m n,-,,, a!
on s permanently .njoin-d m.,,, pejj,.
tin- hookuiak,,, orolh-r f.,rillS f p.,',,,,,, '
J'.. its roun ls. J!y ,lls lM(.jsi(11 t,,,."
n't I "','' f,"'"r;,ti' "' the main
point, that am'.lm- on th-tra-k mu.-t eeas
The National Afr oAm ri-m PnW cn-
v' l.t.on win. I, m.-t r. ,..y ,,, i: iltinioro ad-
journe,! t,, ,". t in Ail una. (I ... ,1I11L, tho
1 ; mVt'S-,V' ' ,",; r':'ti-";'' l-xpoition.
1 resi.jent I. Ihom.is l orlune, ,,f ;,.w Vorp
has named N..v. ml .t 2t as the dat" ,',f
inc tin- It is expeetel that this will l.e th',
UlOst Mlcces.ul in.etinir. v. r held l.y the
are'reltor'n'""'1" " Mi,w;y I'iIiIs
r ettn.- th-ir s;r.i"t,es r-a Iv. ami tho
h, K amuse,,,,,,! ;,n.,.u, imii ,
f-'im o the app-a,.-,. f completion. Th"
U?,Tr"u .-l.il.il.-, i. tl... ..."il.lii At
tho otto,, Slat-, a., International Jxi o-i-
arVA V'"7 f"1,7:'"1 rapidly. II io, l re.s of
.u loa.l-. of hil.,Nnr ,;, jM .,,, ,.
.hnim-unloaded ;,. pi., I in as fa,t
as they arrive.
rs. KOAI I'ARMAMKNT.
Those Interested in iood Ifoad ln it el
to ."Meet in Atlanta.
Tho following statement was Kiven out at
the Agricultural D -partment, Washington.
The Secretary of Agriculture is eharLjed l.
A"t of Congress to collect and disseminata
information con"ernifi the pul.li" roads. To
this and all legally authori;-.ed orKanizations
of officials and of private individuals who
havoiven special attention to this subject,
are herehy notified that they are cordially in
vite,! l.y the Governor and General Assembly
of the State of Georgia, the Mayor and C'oun
eil of the City of Atlanta, the authorities of
the Cotton States and International Exposi
tion, and the various local commercial mili
tary and social organizations, together with
the National ral eonft r-iK-o and the Na
tional league for e;ood roads, to the assem-1-lin'
of a "road parliament." to l.o held in
the hall of the Hons" of Representatives at
Atlanta on the 17th, lWh and l'Jth of Octo
The invitation is ure.l upon all Slate high
way commissioners. State and lo. al road in
vestment associations, ami upon commercial
bo. ties and boards of trade and transporta
tion, agricultural societies, and farmers' or
ganizations, universities,' agricultural col
leges and eninecriii"; schools, societies of
civil engineers, humane societies, the league
of American Wheelmen, and, carriage and
bicycle builders' asso.-iat i.uis. and all other
organizations or individuals especially en
eerned or -x peri.'nce.l in the improvement
of highways are likewise cordially solicited
to be j, attendance or represented.
It has been SU'-rimsted that delegates at
lar.";e may be appointed by the Governors of
Slates, ami asked to participate and report
dtre. tly to th" Governor of each Common
wealth the results of th" in. etiii";.
Real progress in road improvement is ob
served by the Department of Agriculture
since the .a caiii,-.atl..ii of the .(flic ,,f Road
1 0' ii i i v . Th" importance of a general ex
change .f views amoii"; those concerned in
road legislation ami const ruction through
out the l'nit"d Slates, cannot be ovr
A nrijority of th" States of the Union have
recently adoptd new systems ,.f road legis
lation. ."Many of theni are actively enuae.l
in road ciistru. lion under new methods. A
...niparison of methods and results will
prove of th" nt'iio,t value to th" j eople.
Comlitlons ol the Crops.
Th" National Weatlu-r Rureau in its report
!n crop conditions f..r th" past week say.:
In th nral valleys and Middle Atlantic
s'ates th" w ' k has been too dry and crops
k'en. -rally sitT"i""l. while in th" Southern
St itesea .t of the M is-jssippi, excessive rains
have proved injurious.
Toba-.'o has utlered much from drought
in Maryland and l otititries in poor condition
i ii Mi f . In Kentucky, whil" doing well, it
need - rain. Th" rains of the latter part of
th-' week L-reat: ben.'tltted tobacco in Vir
ginia, and it is reported n.-iniproviiiK in Teu
nessee. In North Carolina the general con
dition of th" crop is excellent.
Ov. r th-' eastern portion of th" cotton belt
loo nni" h ram has caused rust and shedding,
kvlnl" in Central Texas and Northern Louis
i.in i tin re has been a slight improvement.
In Southwest Texas cotton is sulTeriug from
lrouht. Ricking has continued to a limited
extent in Texas, and has been begun in
Georgia and Alabama. In Southern Mis
sissippi picking will begin next week.
labama report.-, the tir.-t bale marketed on
;koyi:u to touch tiikui'ttov.
AikI Set In Motion the Machinery ol
the Atlanta exposition.
It has been arranged that Rresident Cleve
land will touch th button at Gray G.ib!"s
on S-pteinher lsth. an 1 set in motion Ih"
machinery of and unfurl the flaLrs on the
Cotton Stat"s and International Exposition
buildings. Th" principal address of the
opening da v will b d livere l by an orator
of national reputation who-- nam" is n-'t 't
made pub i. Tit" b ard of .lii '. t ors has .ti
rected th" committee oti cerem.oxies to i.'io
an invitation to R ke.- T. Washington. R.. s
id"r.t of th" T.i-k i ;. e i Al.i.l N'..rn:al and In
. lu-trial Institute, to ta'i" p.,rt in th" exer
cises ,r th" . p uong .lav and redeliver an a I
dress on that o.'caion."i,us r-cogniang th"
negro ra 'c m th ill -sil pr.gr.im;iie.
A Koad of Mt rod ilyccrln.
An explo-ion of uitro-L-K.-erin oecurrel
Just outside ot I r inklii;. Ra.. oM Saturday.
A man named H ill, was drhin r a wagoii
loab-l with nitro-i'lvcerin to the maga.'.in
on th" top of Rullv hill im. was wuhin 150
feet of th" building when, for some caue un
kuowu. the stufT ex lod"d. The wagon and
horses were blown to atoms and in.it a vestig
of Hall's remain.-, are to . found. A hole
five feet deep was torn in the earth. The
shock was so great in Franklin that windows
we-e blown out and a uumber of chimneys
were knocked down.
The Visible Cotton Supply.
The total visibly supply of cotton for th
world is 2.4'.l2.27'.) bales, of which, 2.1s ?.079
bales are American, against 2.017. 21S Lal- s
and l.CKll1 l,"e's respectively last y.ar.
R 'eeipts of cotton this w""k at all int-r, -r
towns 4.711 bah-s. Receipts from the j 1;M;
t'ono none. Crop in sight 9,71. 5'--
ATLANTA'S GREAT FAIR.
Remarkable Progress Made 'at the
Cotton States Exposition.
THE PRESIDENT WILL START IT.
The E.hlblti Will B In A St.t. Approxi
mating CompletnM TThen th Gatet
Are Thrown Open-V.rioai Ama.
ment Hounei Red7-The AttrcUo.i
of the Soathern "Midway."
The work on th Cotton States and Inter
national Exposition at Atlanta, Oa., Is bo far
advanced that it may be confidently an
nounced that it will be thrown open to the
imMi! on September 18 with tho exhibits in
a more present able shape than was erer be
fore attained by the managers of similar
The Commltte on Ceremonial Day has
arranged that President Cleveland will touch
the button setting the machinery In motion.
Hi" Board r.f Ji rectors decided to i-ue
an invitation fr r..i m . .
Ives,!.,, of the" &VoKl
and Industrial Institute, to tike part J,, The
exercrses on the 0KMlni; ,u anill to
the colore ra-e in the oflLial l.n.Krari.n.H.
Ar! , .N,'i,j!n,'r. foMimissioner from the
e,.H i"" TI"11,11:- has arrived with five
car oads of the exhibit which that Nation
will make at tho Exposition
..'? ! '''I m1,1u ,nltlonIan Institution
niid NHlioi.nl Museum is, for its size, the
most beautiful and impressive- that has ever
At the suggestion of President Collier, tho
r.xecuiivei.omu.itteenf lho Cutton Ht!ltt.s
an 1 lnteru:il,ouiil Exposition voted to mak
h- (iteinhLr Jlst Blue and Gray Day ut th
Jvq.Mtion. t is etimated that oiio hun
.Ir. d thou.Hml veterans or the Union Armv
Vi ".ii t'll,'k''iuga and Chattanooga
on the l!ith and 20th of September, and the
mijonty of them will come to Atlantaon the
Th" work on the Pennsylvania Building
progressing very rapidly and the. whole
affair will be ready for exhibits by the time
allot led forthe opening.
I'M" N"w York building is almost under
root, and from the way in which tho work is
progressing they will be ready long before
t.ie tune for opening.
Th structures oUJ Midway Heights, at the
-otton States and International Exposition,
UNITED STATES GOVEIiNMENT BUILDING.
ar. taking shape very rapidly. Tho en
closure and structures for Cairo Street are
appma-'hing completion. The same i true
of the German Village, the Chinese Village
tho Mystic Maze, and the Palace
of Illusion. Th steel structural
w-rk for th" great Phonix Whefd is en route
bit ween Pittsburg and Atlanta, and tho
fouu lation is to bo ready by the time the
material arrives. The work is all completed,
and the erection will occupy but a few
Th" Mexican Village is about done, though
it has b"en decided that tho bull fight will
m t take place.
Mr, Kii Owyang, concessionaire forthe
Chinese Village, is now on his way from
China t America with material for his show.
II" is bringing a bevy of Chinese ladies fora
beauty show. Select plays .will be presented
in the Chinese theatre, in tho true oriental
Al a place remote from the Midway, be-trt-..;
-u th Woman's Building and th lower
I r.e. is the Japanese Village, with quaint
buildings and piduresquo gardens, bazaars,
C .nt racts were let for the erection of the
i." Moorish Palace. It is to be of a most
a'lra -tive design and will be one of the most
prominent buildings on the Midway. In
one of the towers of the Moorish Palace will
b" a -lancing girl set in incandescent lights
and it will bo of a most ingenious d"sign,
scintillating in jets.
In the naval exhibit of the Government
Building there will a host of implements of
naval warfare that have never been seen in
this part of the country before. The five and
-i-ineii guns have arrived and are being
put in place. The cutter which arrive i frm
N .rfolk Navy Yard sometime ago, is attract
ing inu -h attention, and its passage has oc
casion" 1 much amusement among th at-t.r-hes
of the exhibit. The boat was sent to
it- destination in charge of a quartermau.
j .hi nv Mao-Donald, and th care with which
I ., '.o .ks after it is convincing of th fa.-t
that no harm will come to this part of Unci
Saui's i sessions.
Th European exhibits cover quite a broad
range of important articles. Commissioner
General Antonio Ma-'chi cave the following
Great "Britain Artistic pottery, elect r
pl u-aiid filverware. cut crystals, Sh-ftll I
cutlery, Birmingham goods. Bradford
Clovernor IJrown ami the Flass.
Governor Brown s :e'u- d to allow th. j
C.-an 1 Armv of ;Lc Bee . 'i- i-eoid to ue I
th federal tia-s in the "r -.imj ir.ent at Louis
ville. Kv.. hi attracts. t!i ntteniiou ol
so!oe..I "the t-t l we. s m the state, who
d-vl.iie the can liud u-.thuig in the s'.alut-i
o bear ot i he stand u: gove: no- ba taken.
. erT-: i wi.i i-' made to i.ek tiie flagd -o
H-iie of tart governor.
The returns of th-
idiow a great falling .-2f of vala-vs iu th
C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1895.
woolens and cloth, Cerfntry cyclep, piano?,
furniture, cheml-al product?, terra rotti
f-tatuary, ship mels and rail-ray nppli
ances, books, rt".
THK CHIMES TOWER.
Erance Tapestriefl, rich drawing-room
furniture, bronzes, lamps, statuary, uphol
stery, scientific and electrical appliance,
marine and mathematical instruments. Pa
risian novelties, jewelry and fancy orna
ments, enamels, apparatus used at raster. r
Ilwtitlltu f..r 11. .li.., I . . r
. ...... ii.T..-in j nu'i irrauiicui oi
bacteria and bacilli, perfumery, soaps, wines
Germany-rianos. artistic majolica. Dres
den china and glassware, cut stones, new
photo paintings and scientific apparatus and
Italy Most important and beautiful eol-
tistic furniture of all descriptions, decorated
panels and drawing-room ornaments, artis
tic bronzes, Ii Oman and Florentine mosaics.
Venetian phis-ware, artistic majolica and
ceramics. Neapolitan corals and tortoise
shell ornaments, Iloniau cameos, artistic
and high class jewelry, tapestries, doth and
cotton fabrics, hats, bicycles and sowing ma
chines, chemical and pharmaceutical prod
ucts, scholastic and s 'ientiJi" books and pub
lications, and a great variety of exhibits in
olive oils, wines an 1 liquors.
Belgium Brussels la-, embroideries, pat
ent han 1-stitching machines, operative ex
hibits of glass engraving, fancy goods, ch c
olat"s, spices, etc.
Itussia A very important collection of
Russian furs, from one of tho largest fur
manufacturers of St. Petersburg: alsj,
Splen.'id collection Of stuffed be:irs,S".lls an I
other animals. Bussian silversmit'i work an 1
enam-ls. carve I wood au l art faVu i-s, etc.
A movement has been bguu by the Expo
sition management to bring hI! s"h d chil
dren above th" grade of grammar s"hoolj
to the Exposition, and it is believ! that at
least a quarter of a million will com".
There area half million boys and girls in the
high schools, seminaries and acad".nies of
the Southern States, and it is es'imate I th it
lifiy per cent cau b brought. Dr. Charl-3
V. Dabney, Jr., Chairman of the Govern-
ment Board, who spent many years of Ms
life in educational work, holds'th it this U
th" great st eiu.ational oppirtuu'ty of th-
generation, and th Government "exhibit
alone, when properly studiel. will 1 better
than a school term. Principals of H a temies.
seminaries and colleges, complain that their
schools will be demoralized by the Exiri
tin this fall, and to meet th- cas-. an or
ganized effort wi l t mad" to get nil ucit
Institutions to give one week's vacation, nn 1
bring their schools in a body to the Exposi
tion, so that afterward the pupils can go on
with their work without int-rruption. A
numtwr of schools have a'.iea ly decided, on
their own accrd. to do this. If jt can t
done upon a large scale, quarters mny b
srx-ure.1 at a very m.-l-rat-crt. Thw'w.q
bi don in c.vs- of the Imvs, by pr.,viling
tents. For th eris, letter -co;nm.IatiorjS
will l secured, either in boar-ling houses or
in hotels specially eon.-iructel forthefur
Through th c-;.j-ration of th De
partments of Publicity and Promotion. Pub
lie Comfort and E lucation, th martyr h-.s
.KUNS THK POPl MSTS.
One of enator ICan-.oiu Kik-iiiIcs ioe
Walter R. Henry in the last issue of The
E.i'eigh Caucasian, Senator Marion But'-er f
paper, announced that he has left the .lmo
c rat it: party and Ut'occe a ipulist. He will
aid in a canvass of th" stat-. H made an
ttta k on ex-Senator Kaiioni riot long ago
which the jopulist paj.-rs printed.
A serious outbreak f smalliKx preraiU
in certainpar3 of Lonlon.
OHIO DEMOCRATIC CONVKXTOX
KN DOUSES SOl'XD MONEY.
A Strong Position Taken on the Mon
roe Doctrine. Campbell Nom
inated for Oovernor.
In Fpite of Janes E. Campbell's earnest
and repeated protest that his friends must
not nominate him as the Democratic candi
date for Governor of Ohio, as he could not
make the race for various reason?, the ex
Governor was put at the head of the ticket
by acclamation against his will on Wednes
day by the 800 delegates to the Ohio State
convention at Springfield. Th nomination
was forced ujon the Butler county man
while he was in the midst of a speech and in
the act of presenting the name of Judge
Peck, of Ciu"innntti, for the same honor.
Then eanie a -rac-dul acceptance and the
re-t oi the ticket was made up on the accla
mation order. Senator Price won his point
of having only a reaffirmation of the na
tional currency plank inserted in the plat-
lorm, on this "sound money winning by
the sound majority of 255 when the free sil
ver amendment to the platform was put to
After the usual preliminary business was
ilisi.ose.l of. Frank Ilurd. the free trade
apostle of Toledo, piese!it"l the majority
report of toe committee on resolutions. It
'II... t ...... rl,. f rtl.i in fntwan-
tion assembled points with satisfaction and
pnoe to inn wisooni oi me wiion oi inm
h!irk. in Hi,. I il Ium vi..irs nml (lie n units
nceoini.lished according to its promises, to-
'i. .. I .1 41... ..I.li...... I... .(.!.,
111'- lej.Cfll Ol ill" ji'-.i..'ii' nu 1.1.-110-lioi
L-i.ou-.i 11a iie Mliei-iioiii law tlieiin-
American Federal election law and the
M,.t.'0.l.o. I. fi-.m t-lii... reoentd haa re
sulted returning pr.vperity to the country to
Sll'-li nil cxieiii III. 11 -.-n in" i.'-ju...ii' .1.1.1.U'
Oi.Mgeu 10 rcco-Mll'V ,iii': . f.iiu' . . .. .
Ue cougraiutiite I'resident cievuand that
his efforts in favor of the repeal of these
vicious laws and the upholding of the credit
of the country have been successful. We
congratulate our Senator. Hon. Calvin S.
Briee. for th -earnest and effective support
li" has given to the President.
Wh'-n we consider the fa ts that the Demo
cratic party received from the B'-pul.licans
iu ISttJ a bankrupt Treasury, that it inherit
ed from the vicious curren-y and tariff laws
whidi had prepared nn-l "llnally produce
tin panic ..f is:i:l. we insist that it is entitled
to the thanks of the people for the courage
with which it has attacked and repealed
We re-afllrm th" following portion the
seventh plank of the last National Demo-
rat i' Convention :
We hold to the use of both gold and
silv.-r as the standard money of the country.
and to th" coinage of both gold and silver
without discrimination against cither metal
or charge for mintage; but the dollar unit of
coinage of both metals must be of equal in
trinsic and exchangeable valii'vor be adjust
ed l.y international agreement or by su h
safe legislation as shall ins ire the mainten
ance of the parity of the two metals and the
equal power of every dollar at all times in
the payment of debts; and we demand that
th" pap-r iirr. y shall le kept at par with
and redeemable In su-li colli. ve insi.-l upon
this policy as especially necessary for the
prot'-tioii of th" farming and laboring
lasses, the flr.-t and most defenseless victims
of unstable nioncvand fluctuation currency."
Th- remainder of th" platform relates to
State affairs entirely. The platform was
signed by l'. out of 21 memtiers of the com
mittee, the dissentees lieing A. W Patrick,
of Tuscarawas, and J. W. Lewis, of Cham
paign. These submitted the following mi
nority report to th- financial plank:
"We ib-mand tne luimeoiui" r-.-io. i i ij oi
l iw i.mi iditnr lor the free, coinage and
..oi ...b.r of both cold and silver coins.
without discrimination against either metal,
a- provid-d in the constitution, and without
awaiting th" as-.-nt of England or any other
K roll call was demanded on the adoption
of th" minority report. Th" vote was a
defeat fr the fr.-e silvr rn"U J.T) to 525.
When tic silver i-.-ue was out of the way
G-n. E. B. Finley. of Bu. yrus. cr-af-l a
i.. : ..... i.,. Lo0..i,ittui another t lank to the
platform. "viewing with alarm the armed in--
va-iou bv Great Britain i a iri-n-ny coun
try and "insisting uj)ii the enfor.-m-nt of
the M"nr'je doctrine. The chair ruled that
th" p-solution could not l.e considered. In
different forms this decision was chall-iigd
all over the house. Aft'-r a prolonged par
liamentary skirmi.-h th resolution was put
uiH.n its i.as.sa;-'e as an indejndent motion.
O'. position was offered by John F. FolMte,
of Cincinnati, whe de. iare.1 that they were
not there to intimate that they had no conff
den. einthe Democratic administration. If
auv ne.-es.-itv arose for the enforcement of
the Monroe "do-trine thre wm no dout-t
thatirover Cleveland would enfor. it.
Th- resdution was put and carried with a
whoop. . .
The platform, with its sound money plank,
was a-lopte.1 by a viva voice vote, a hundred
or more delegate y.-lling "no."
Ka soon a." nominations were dclari
Governor Camp-ll wa again on his chair
.o . ,.y-.n f.,r flnvcnior drownel
hi Voic f..r a couple minuts. Finally
furing silence, h" sail that there waa a
m -ioD -for.the Imocratic party r.f the
Stat- thi fall: that of achieving i"tory
whi- h -hould el-, trify the whole country.
Kt thi lii.t the .x-4iovruor gave ex-!tate
Chairman Norton, r.f Tiffin, i-rmL-ion to
interrupt him. and Norton !.r"1l to
move that C'ampf-U - nommate.i for got,
ernor I t aecUmati -n.
. Seeing that he could da nolhuxJ else- tlx
v-itovernor grac-tuiiy .vwpt'-l tbe situa
tion and th- remaining nominations I ii';w
rsl m qui- k ord-r. -a h l-mg mad- without
a cmt.-t. Following i- the tj.-k.-t in full:
v., lioverr.or ex-GoV-rtior tun'-o.
r. J. B- ivaslc-
W n. T.
M - neV. .f AuglV. : Mai AH'IIIO. .
W Kn- tt. of Man-'ieid: State Trearrr. W
T ti..--r "t 4 "iiia: Alt rney .-nrai.
Gc.r V- FairbaiA.-. f Fra'.kbu; Member
V, .ard Pur li - Vrks. H. P. Il--r. 'A Tu a
rawu countv; Ci-rk Supreme t ourt. J. .
C nn.-hanks. ol Mian.i-all by jv- Umation.
...... i enii. n adoi4e.ith- roster an
mt"iem and iLen a ij..urne.l sine
KbBotul niaee 19.633 btuhek cf beu.
i.ME9 E. CAMPBEU.
IN'TERESTINCt ITEMS FKOM ALL
OVEIC THE STATE.
Punishing gro Kioters.
Serenteen negroes, who rere in
Winston's recent riot, were sentenced"
to haril work on the conntj roa-la
ThnrsJay after noon. The three lead
ers go for twelve months, eleven
months and three for three months.
One was fined S50 and costs and sev
eral were discharged upon payment of
coet. The latter pleaded guilty. Judge
Brown, before passing sentence, noti
fied the negroes that had they dispersed
on the night of the riot when asked to
do so, they would not have Wen in
dicted. WELOON ON THE MOVE.
New Enterprises For Tlila Thriving
'ity to lr Inaugurated.
There is at Weldon all rt adv to lo
used a water of 15,000 to 1!0,0(0 horse
power, the property of the KoHiu.ke
Navigation A WhUt Power Co. It
owns tho old State canal, nine milf
long, and n couNidt-raMe Mripof "right
of way," for the entire distance, and
toine propt rty in Wt-ldon. Thisaflord
Klleulid hitt h for cotton mills and oth
er mdtifdrieK. The company itKell
owns, in Weldon, a ppleudid new corn
mill of l!,fM0 bushtlh capacity per day
and nu elevator of 30,(M0 bushels ca
pacity. A company is just being or
ganized to (.'-erate this mill. It will
be cal'ed The Weldon Corn Mill Com
pany. There are two other companies ar
ranging iu an independent manner to
utilize the power of the river at lloau
ke Rapids, wx miles from Weldon.
The United Industrial Company have
a largo knittiug mill about finished,
and are putting in machinery. They
have already in pltce a pair of 4oi
horse power water wheels, put iu with
a view of enlarging the mill to four
times its present capacity, as noon as
the work can be done.
The Iloanoke Mills Company, in the
same, vicinity, have broken ground for
a four-story cotton mill, ami aro work
ing a large forco of hands. They too,
have plans arranged for enlarging the
mill as Boon as the one in hand is com
plete. They arc making brick on the
FOl'lt AOAINST ON K.
The Cowardly Murder of Deputy Mar
rviit-i tieiniin or mo tniiMiy m niart
lson county are to the crt'ect that on
the night of August 1.1th, Zebulon
Whitt, United States deputy marshal,
was killed in I'anjo Kranch; He van
there on business and also attended a
party. After the party, about 11
o'clock, whileonthc way to his cous
in's, four men, three of whom he had
formerly arrested, raised tin alterca
tion with him. Zeb called a friend to
assist him, who 1'nmllv succeeded in
quieting the mutter. They then got
Whitt to send his friend on a few steps,
so that they could have a few words
in private with him. As soon ns the
friend was out of the way, they turned
on Whitt with guns and pistols, dis
arming Whitt of his pistol, and fired
four times. Only one shut took effect,
but that penetrated the heart and kill
ed him instantly. The friend return
ed and was threatened with death if
lie attempted to get away and U 11 Zeb's
brother. He succeeded, however, in
eliHling ttie mur'U-ieis, ,.., A ti
the heme of Whitt and informed his
people of the tragedy. The men win
committed the murder are J IT Mace,
John Flasher, Newt. Muce and Leu.
Col. II. W. Wharton planted this
vear 1 acres in tobacco and is now en
gaged iu harvesting and curing his
crop. He has already cured Lams
and has lo more to cuie. The crop
will average about koo Moirils p.-r acre,
and is valued at S",0O0, saysthv H'unh
The town of Clinton votes a school
tax of .V) cents on the hundred dol
lars valuation of property and T.."e)
on each poll. This is the heaviest
school tax ever voted in North Caro
lina. The tow n now apj lies for aid
from the l'eloly fund.
The revenue oMieers have not in two
weeks seized on illicit distillery in tht
Raleigh district, so busy are they look
ing after registered distilleries of fruit
brandy, of whkh there will be at
least 7l0. Two vear ago there wero
Farmers say the cotton crop in this
State will be only a .10 r c ut. one.
They have lost their old love for cot
ton. Food crops were never tin. r.
At the tobicco breaks in Kuleigh on
Thursday, 1.1.00 l-oiind- were n-ld
at an average of 10 ceuts. The tobnco
came from live counties.
President Win-ton expect tit
hundred stn.h-nts at the l"niv-r-ity
next term. Wnke Forest Colb-pe 1mj
expect an inerea-e.
The pavnger at; I freight d-pot was
burned at Im k- tn- r City Wedn -"lay
morning. It i. struck by lightning,
There was a terrible wene on Thurs
dav near Salisbury. A white man,
who was angry because his melons
brought a small price and who was re
turning home with his family, lep 1
from hu wagon and cursed tio l wbil
his wife sat in the wagon with h r
children huddled around her praying
to God to strike the unpiunsman dead.
The authorities of the State fair
were notified on Friday that a cent a
mile rate has been made by the rail--oads.
A sever earthquake iu Idt in Tero,
RENEWAL OF OUTRAGES.
American MNtlon In Chin Again Afr
tMulted by Mob.
Another outrage ha tva committed near
Foo-cbow. The Anieri.-an mtaUon has beMa
attacked by a large and infuriate. I mob
armed with various weapon. The rhapfl
and school were, both wncked. Fournativs
r-ho!ais werr wounded hile a foreign
teacher es-a ped. Ther U a ftrons nti
foreign f-linrf nt Fvo-chow,whieh U spread
incamouff the popular, who parade crying,
Mrivr out thr forHirn devtb.f
I'ijjb hes re.ive.l at Iondon confirm the
ip.rtHl attack on thr American mhwions at
F.c-chow. The m-hool is aituate.1 Junt out
ride th rt Rate of the city. Captain New
ell, with the cruiser lH-troit", has gona there,
accompanied by Ir. IlarU
h the only Democratic New, piper ia
McDowell county, and hai a Urge clr
cu'a'ion ia adjoining counties. It pub
l hct all the rewi without fear or
favor, and Is the organ of bo ring or
It it the bold champion of the pec
pie's rights, an earnest advocate of tfce
best interests of the county of McDow
ell and the town of llarion. IU ad?er
rMrg rates arc rcaionsble, and the tub
script ion price Is $1.00 per ytr tit md
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vocate of its diversified interests, and ita
truest friend the newspaper jon need
not expect a 2 column obituary aetlce
when jour oi l stingy bones are hid
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