- - . . ' V :!... N ,, . ' ; if '?' of to "4 I" EQUAL RIGHTS TQ ALT SPECIAL PRIVILEGES TO NONE, VOL: 1. r RALEIGH, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1898. NO. 21. - I r nn r n n A Deputation of Rich Philippine Natives Called on Consul Williams and Urged That I E Gi th lVt:o!e of the Philippine Islands. The President Visits Camp Vikoff. Reported Capture of Khartom--10,000 Lives Sacrificed. Resignation of Cavaignac, A Manila special says: "A ITong Kosg !ei utatioa representing the noitheru Philir'pines, and consisting if tins -tl and liehest natives in Pan y, Mid-.ro, Cebu and Miudauo, vis ited Tested States Consul Williams re- ntiy and urged that every possibl'ef (it lo tuado fur annexation of the of the Philippine Islands. The !! it.ttiun declared, that all classes, the .f!io mountaineers, as. well as those tr a:d ta mercantile pursuits, would - li uKie the Stars and Stripes, and had re-!v 1 neTcr to snbmit to Spanish or I i ale. They also said there was u.cu, many of them armed with n;!s, near lloilo, ready to support the Ameriraus. They refuse to join iu the c'aruor for independence, which they consider a mistake and impracticable. 'ILevouly wish tor annexation to the T'uit-l States. AgnjnaldQ remains at Bakoor. He receutl.v wrote, an impertinent letter to 'eneral O, wbioh resulted io his re ceiving a, Miarp snub.- The insurgent lealer i,ill probably render himself auteauMe to the American authority. ' Resignation of Cataignac . M. Cavaignac sent the following let-1 teT of resignation to M. Brisson, Premi er and President of the Council: "I hare the honor to send you and beg you to transmit to the President of the republic, my resignation as Minister of "War. '1 hero exists a disagreement be tween 'is, which, being prolonged, -would paralyze the government at a time hen it most needs full unity of decision. 1 remain convinced of the .uilt of Ireyfus and as determined as heretofore to combat a revision of the cae. I do not intend to shirk the re fIon?ililtiea of the present situation, but I cannot assume them without be ing in accord with the chief of the gov ernment to whom I hare the honor to le!oag." In Fine Condition. 'r . The fourth annual report of the Southern Railway Company for the year ecdincr June 30, 1?!, has just leen issued. It is a complete and comprehensive statement of the great railway's business affaire, and shows a 1 raot encouraging increase in receipts and profits over the preceding year in all branches. The report shows the gross earnings of the road from opera tions to have been Si!,oy,8 iH.75; the operating expenses and taxes $14,501, ?t. a gross increase of $2,016, 3o9.l ver I vi?,-uich makes the net earn joss from operation S, 593. 974. 31, a net increase of $7 4 7, WO. 4 'J. The state ment then shows the net income from other onrees, and other expenditures, as interest, rentals, and others, which lees a balance carried to the profit and loss of $ I. u-j?, 01 4. 09, or an increase f ::. 41. Pi-ported Capture of khartoum. A report, which lacks confirmation, was current in Louden Sept.. 3 that the Anglo-Fgyptian forces bad captured Khaitonm. It was reported that the loss of the Anglo-Egyptian army was . rnen.-wnilo that of the Dervishes was placed at s,iH), . Al;er and Sternberg Much Relieved. The report of lien, Boynton as to the condition of Chiekamauga military hoa ;itals has greatly reassured the offi cials of the army and administration. "Viecietary Al-er, is 'delighted with the refutation i f the sensational charges. Surceon (ieneral Sternberg, who has ten decidly worried, is much relieved by the report funeral Macias Clecr Action. A special from (iuayamo, Torto Rico, rays: Captain Palma, cf the Spanish civil guard, brought (ieneral Brooke larder a ila of truce, a dispatch, from ioerai Macia. extending to the -American genciat, the use of his pri- vat res:deuce at Kio Piedras, near San Juan, ttnriug (ieneral Brooke's stay there. (in. I'.inJo in New York, (ien. and Mrs. Pando arrived in New York recently from Havana. It is tin ler?tood that (ieneral Pando has tome to New York toconclude arrange tuents that have been making for transports to convey the Spanish troops frcm Havana to Spain. Destroyed by a Torpedo. The government steamship John R. Meic, was totally destroyed by an ex 1 lo.tioa at Port St. Philip, La., recent ly. SLe had aboard Lieutenant Jer vey and a pity encaged in removing the torpedos taij in the Mississippi river daring the beginning of the war. I.vnifttaut Jerey had a narrow escape. Th kii.'eil wt-ic: Coi taiu Starr, cora-'.-r of 'the bu.it; Sergeant John Nv. ::.3. vf thrt engineers; Pat Carlos and Lelt h H. Coeers. Those wound ed ere Fritm Kock. ajjd D. U. Heddn fl I! fl THE PRESIDENT AT CAMP WIKOFF. He Renewed the Calvary and Made a Speech. A Pathetic Incident. President McKinley spent five hours at Camp Wikorf recently, bareheaded most of the time, visiting the sick in the hospitals ami inspecting the well in their cantoi;ment. He made a speech to the assembled infantrymen, nnd reviewed the cavalrymen. (ieneral Wheeler, his staff, and nearly every officer of prominence in the camp, met tho President at the station, except (ieneral Shafter, who was still in the detention hospital. After greetings and introductions on the railway platform, the President took (Jeueral Wheeler's arm and went to a carriage. Colonel Theodore Roose velt, of the Hough Kiders, was among a croup of horsemen near by. Mr. McKinley saw him and got oat of the carriage to npeak to him. Colonel Roosevelt hastily dismounted and tussled with a gauntlet for fifteen seconds bo that ungloved he misht shake hands. The column of carriages wound up a hill, escort.d by the Third Cavalry Regiment and the monuted band of the Sixth Cvalry. The party paused a moiueut on the hill and the President looked out ou the wide, un dulatiuc cape, water-bound on either sid e, and whitened ou the levels and hilltops by the tents of 18,000 men, laid out in geometric lines. Mr. McKinley drovoto General Shaf fer's tent in tho detention camp. The general, who was flushed and weak from a mild case of ma'arial fever, wa? in full uniform, sitting a chair at the door of the tent He tried to rise, but Mr. McKinley said: 4'Stay where yn are, general. Y'ou are entitled to rest' The President congratulated General Shafter on the Santiago campaign and after a few minutes' rest proceeded tc tho general hospital. When seemingly all the wards of the geueral hospital had been gone through and the l'resideut was about to get in a carriage, Attorney (teuoral Griggs detained him. "Miss Wheeler haa $old me." baid he, "of e Lieut Prado, who is in a teut back here by himself, and he is in a dyiug condi tion. He has nked about your coaling and Miss Wheeler has promind that you shall see him." "Certainly, let us go to him," Mr. McKinley taid. Tho oth ers of the party discreetly remained outside the tent The l'resideut reap peared with the nurse a minute or two later, his eyes moist a'ud downcast, The Populace Inflamed by Posters. A Taris special of Sept 3d Bays: The Dreyfus agitation is not abatiug. The populace was again inflamed today by posters, printed by The Siecle, with which the town has been plastered. Trjey reproduce- two letters which Dreyfus wrote to the Minister for War, in 1'J4, and one which he wrote to his counsel, M. Demange, in ls'J4, protect ing his innocence and denying that be bad ever even been guilty of indiscre-. tion. The posters also call attention to the fact that Col. Picquart wrote on July 0, affirming the falsity of Lieut Col. Henry's documents and they de nounce the arrest and imprisonment of Col. Picquart . On the recommendation ' of the Swedish-Norwegian council. King Oscar has notified the Czar of his ac ceptance of the invitation to send dele gates to a peace conference, . , M . ' Great Fire in a Michigan Town. Owosso, Mich., was . visited by a destructive fire recently. The follow ing firms were burned out: Wood ward's Furniture Factory, consisting of a three story warehouse, kilns and lumber yards, totally destroyed, loss $100,000; the Owosso Brewing Com pany, loss, S3o,000; Crowe t Payne's implement Btore, Joss $10,000; Wm. Jopling'a livery establishment anr several smaller buildings, aggregating about $23,000. All the Forts Destroyed. The British War Office has received dispatch from Nasri, on the Nile, saying that a gun-boat had returned there and had reported that there were no casualties among Anglo-Egyptian forces in the battle of Omdurmau, and that tho right bank of the river had beeu completely cleared of forts; that the forts on Tuti Island, opposite Om durman had been demolished fend that the guns bad been captured. The dispatch also said that the howitzers pi active of Sirdar's force was exc-Tlent The officials of the German Foreign Offico assert that the London reports 6f an offensive and defensive alliance having been concluded between Great Britain and Germany are entirely with out foundation. No More Black Powder. Trobably the navy has fought its last war with black powder. Bids wero opened recently at the Navy Depart ment for supplying tho new warships with 1,000,000 pounds of smokeless powder, a quantity sufficient to supply at least the secondary baHteries of all the ships in the service'and this sup ply will be augmented, from time to time until withiu the couro of n year or two. all tho' black iiowder will hare been retired, except possibly some that 1 BE ME FOR COTTON RATE ADJUSTED Ey the Railroad Commission at it rcceitf Meeting. The commission ma.de the rate oil cotton on the Raleigh GAston Rail1 road th9 earn, ti Uh Ihe North Caro lina Railroad. "Joint rates" are'a lit tle higher on the Seaboard Air Line than on other lines. This will be look ed into Unzinnod cotton in lots of over 2,000 pounds. and in less than Cir load ia reduced in freight rates from fifth to sixth class, and car load Iota to class A. The reports on the number of passes issued to attorneys and agents of the various railroads in th State are filed with the commission oflly 5 passes on the Cape Fear & Yadkin Valloyi 22 on the Seaboard Air Lin Kl oii the At lnio Coast I-i-VeS Southern. Sentcf PrUohard and ex-Congress-ruan Settle are pass-holders, both being regular attorneys of the Southern. The FarmerB Alliance applied to the commission to rednce the minimum "car load" of fertilixer from 15 to 10 tons. The commission refused, saying that the roads had reduced the freight rate 20 per cent on condition that 15 tons was fixed as the minimum. 4 There was also a refusal to grant the 2,000 mile tickets at $40, interchange able over several leading roads, be cause the railroads quite recently agreed to give a ticket for 1,000 miles for $2o, usable by the various members dI one family or firm. A North Carolinian Strikes it Rich. MoreaU Barringer, a son of the late Hon. Daniel M. Barringer, of Ra leigh, has struck it rich in Nevada. He was out there prospecting ' and bought an abandoned mine. Reworked, this developed a rich silver "lead" and the mine yields an income of $22,000 a year to Mr. Barringer. P The latter was already wealthy. He travels almost incessalitly. Last year he married and made a trip around the world, going westward, while his brother, Lewin, started eastward. They met at Yoko hama, Japan, and, ate their Christmas , dinner together. They are nephews of the late Generel Rufus Barringer, of Charlotte. Law Department Postponed. . The trustees of Triuity College have not been able to arraugefor the depart ment of law, as they desired. It is the purpose of the trustees to organize a liw school ou a broad basis, and to em ploy only the best talent in the law fac ulty. The executive committee has done everything it could to carry; out the wishes of the trustees, but has hot been able to do so, and they therefore think it best to postpone.. the organiza tion of this department to another year4 and hence Mr. F J.. Parrish, chairman of the executive committee, mokes this 'announcement to the public. State Labor Commissioner's Report. The State Labor Commissioner has made up his list of tho whiskey distil: leries in each cdunty in the State. Wilkes leads with 57, while Iredell has 50, Yadkin 32, McDowell 30. 1 He has also made up the list of lumber mills. Returns from 18 of the principal east ern connties show that 98 mills with capacities of from 20,000 to 200,000 feet of lumber per day are in operation there, while there are some 200 smaller mills. In Ihe west there is a list of 300 mills. Of course most of the latter are small. Accident at Wilkes' Foundry. Mr. 'Will Frazier, a machinist at the Wilkes "foundry, Charlotte, met with a serious mishap, while at work recently. The emery wheel flew to pieces aud one of the pieces hit Mr. Frazier on the forehead and top of the head, inflicting an ugly gash. The wound was dressed soonafter the accident, several stitches being taken in the scalp. The wound is not necessarily fataL Noted Blockader Run Down. Jim Taylor, a noted blockader of Stokes county, was arrested at Snow Creek Primitive Baptist Church, in that county recently. ' He was carried to Danbnry and jailed. Taylor has Leen fighting in the Federal courts for several years. It is said that he makes no attempt to deny the business in which he is engaged. , p , Charlotte's Cotton Receipts. The total number of bales of cotton received at the wharf at Charlotte for theyear ending Aug. 31, 1893, was 27, 005. The total number received for the year ending August 31, 1897,was 23,544, making a gain over last year's receipts of 3,5)1. ' -T Penitentiary Statistics. , A statement is published giving some interesting facts regarding the peniten tiary. During a period of feTn years there were 571 pardons, 564 escapes, 570 deaths from disease, 2 deaths from injuries, 24 killed while attempting to escape, 6 killed by accident, 1 suicide, 7 became insane. This was in a con Tict population averaging 1,350, and the average depopulation from ' the above causes was 144 annually, or more than 10 per cent 4 - Not Sustained. The famous Clark-Kilgo trial ia end ed and results in a . complete -indication of Dr. Kilgo, president of Trinity College. -After a brief deliberation the board of trustees of the college decided that neither the charges nor a single one of the specifications was sustained. . , Additions to Winston's TobaccoAVarehouses. Large additions are being, built to each one of Winston's four -tobacco warehouses. This is being done not only to furnish ample facilities for the exhibits during the coming State fair, out also to meet increasing business. Tar Heel Notes. f ti, nhrl North Carolina Rci- 11 ..jw - ment has been ordered to be mustered out of service. , A delegation of Alamance farmers visited Charlotte recently to inspect her fine system of roads. A charter has been granted by the State to the North Carolina Talc Min ing Company, of Hewitt, Swain county, capital $.1,000. ; ; Revenue collections at the WTnton office during August aggregated $105, jyii.70. More than fhree-fourths of this amount was for tobacco stamps. The second annual convention of the North Carolina Daughters of the Con federacy will be lieid in vtasmngron, N. C, on Wednesday, October 2, 1898. France and Gefrriariy May gtd VY-i" Over the Dreyfus Case. ; AN ANGL0.GERMAN ALLIANCE. SeriouS Charges Against Surgeon Hubbard -Seiied by insurgents"' Some of the tierman Waf ships to tie. Withdrawn f fori I Manila New Light en Cervera's Capture;' A special from Paris says the most pessimistic feeings exist' It is the common belief that Great Britian and Russia are ou t he- eve of war, and that the consequences of the Dreyfus ecandal will involve France in war with Germany. The government Is doing its best to stem the rising tide of agita tion by a studied, quiescence" which icandalizes The Journal Debats and other papers. It may succeed in getting over tho crisis.- Almost all the ministers, it is believed, are now in fa vor of reVision. M, Cavaignao is alone obdurate, insisting that he must first fin ish his departmental inquires, and that even then he will only act under pres sure of a thrent of publication abroad of such disclosures as would leave him no alternative to revision. A Retision Decided ypori. A special dispatch to The London Evening Standard, from Paris, j. says the French cabinet has decided on a re vision of the Dreyfus case. An Anglo-German Alliance, j A special from London of Sept. 2, says : A report was current here today that a treaty of alliance between Great Britain and Germany, on the lines of the speech of Mr. Chamberlain, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, was actually completed yesterday. It is said that as a quid pro quo for Ger many's support in Egypt, GreatBritain will recognize'Germany's claim to util ize Syria as an outlet for her popula tion. The Daily Mail says: "Welearn that Mr. Balfour and the German am bassador, Count Von Hatzfedt, j have signed a document preliminary! to . a treaty which will give Germany a free hand in 'Asia Minor and allow England to lease Delagoa Bay from Portugal, at a cost of between 2,000,000 and 5, 000,000. Germany will, as a further condition, support Great Britain's 'claim for the abolition of mixed tribun als in Egypt. Mr. Schomberg Kerr McDonald, the Premier's private secre tary, has left London for the continent to submit to Lord Salisbury a copy of the treaty." ! Serious Charges Against Surgeon Hubbard. Dr. G. A". Baxter, of Chattanooga, has preferred charges of conduct unbecom ing an officer aud a gentleman against Major Surgeon Samuel D. Hubbard, of the Ninth New York Regiment The specifications are that Dr. Hubbard "cursed and swore" at Dr. Baxter and other Chattanooga physicians who had been called to attend Sergeant Frank, of the Ninth New.York, who was re cently injured under the wheels of a moving railroad train; that Hubbard had removed Frank, who was in a state or profound shock from his ihjurjesj against the protest of Baxter and other physicians, and that as a consequence Frank died on his way to the division hospital, losing the only chance he had of recovery by being improperly han dled. - j. To" Be Withdrawn From Manila.' A semi-official note issued at Berlin, says: A state of peace having been re established between the United Spates and Spain, orders have been given that the German naval force at Manila be re duced to one or two ships, which, pending the complete restoration of orders in the Philippine'lslanda", will suffice for the protection , of German subjects aud interests in that' region. ' - . " ' r h" - New Light on Cevera's Capture. In a recent rep6rt, presumably to Gen. Gomez, Gen. Calixto Garcia de clares Admiral Cevera escaped by land, and surrendered to Cubans, who de livered him with G0Q sailors to the the American navy. ' Seized by Insurgents. J A Manila special says: Several ship loads of insurgent troops have invaded the Southern islands, with the view of seizing everything possible prior to the settlement .of the peace conditions. General Rios, the Spanish commander,' with a flotilla of gun-boats, is acting energetically, bnt the insurgents have captured the outlaying islands of Rom blon and Palawan, where they found , treasures to the amount of $24,000. Four Men Killed by Dynamite. A special from! Bloomington, jlnd., says: "A horrible accident occurred at Stinesville in which four men 'were instantly killed by a dynamite explo sion ana many others seriously injured. The men were blasting rock for a new pile when a terrific explosion of dyna mite occurred." ;" . The Fever at Orwood. The Marine Hospital Service was offi cially advised of the ten new cases o yellow fever which have been discov ered at Orwood Miss. . The officials are at sea as to the origin of the fever there, and have no definite theories to ; work upon. . - 1 Deputy State Treasurer Short. . The shortage of $5,000 in the -accounts of former Deputy State Treas urer Hiram F. Gerrish, of New Hamp shire, has been announced by State Treasurer Carter.: The State loses nothing by the shortage,: as ' Major Gerrish's bondsmen have made .; good the amount j Four Young Women Drowned,5 By the accidental jibing of a sail of a pleasure yacht on Presque Isle. Bay, near Erie Pa. , four young women were wept off into the water and drowndd. ARMY AND N4VY DOINGS. Ihe Mofenieni! of Our Army artd Nav) Breiflv Told. -Ai tt- - ! G$ri. WheeUirin Introducing Pre dent McKinley during i recent trip to Camp Wikoffsaid: "The.Presiaeiit of our great country has come here; to greet the soldiers that marched so gal lantly up Sau Juan hill on July 1st. He com 03 here to express the nation's thanks, I wish to tell yon that when the President s.tlt tag here two weeks ago to Command this camp he enjoined me in the most emphatic language hat I should without regard to expense feiorcise any and ever aritliority ne-" cessary to make comfortable this body of brave men who by their courage have raised this republic to tho highest position among the great nfltioSs of the earthy I have the honor and pleasure of introducing to you the President of the United States. " j The parade of the Seventh Army Corps was the most magnificent mili tary pageant ever seett ih Jacksonville. Nearly 30000 men were in line, and every , regiment presented a fine ap pearance. Good weather favored the soldiers, find not a drop of rain fell during the day. The procession started past the reviewing stand occupied by General Lee and stall at 3:10, and it was 5:30 before the last regiment marched by. The streets along the line af marcil were lined with thousands of peo'ple, who cheered and applauded the soldiers, each regiment seemingly get ting its full share of applause. ' Col. onel Win.. J.' Bryan, in command of the Third Nebraska Regiment, received a continuous ovation all along the line Of mareli, , - ! Formal charges have ben preferred against Major Bennett and Major Long, of the Fourth. Illinois Regiment, by Colonel Andel on charges of ..con duct unbecoming . officers and gentle men and they wi 1 be tried by court martial. Major Elliott, who was also under arrest, has, beeu released and re stored, to his battalion. The charges grew but of a joiht telegram sent to tho Governor of Illinois, slating that the regiment desired to go - to Cuba, to which statement Colonel Andel took exceptions. '' , - . Mexico in the Is evr World has I tho largest standing army, with a war strength of 160,000, while Brazil is second with 28,000 and 20,000 gens darmes. While the standing army pi the United States is but 25,000 iu times of peace, it is estimated the President could call 10,000,000 "man if necessary. The Argentine Republic has a peace force of 12,000. Canada is garrisoned with 2,000 British troops, with an ad ditional 1,000 Canadian soldiers and a militia of 35,000. , j ! .Now that hostilities are over, the United States is at liberty to receive from the British builders the fine cruiser Albany, sister ship to the NeW Orleans, which was one of the two acquired from Brazil just prior to j ttie outbreak of the war. Acting Secretary Allen ordered Passed Assistant En gineer Norton to proceed at onco to Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, to super vise and inspect the completion of the machinery of the Albany,'- j The transport City of . Mexico, wit General Shafter on board., has reached Montauk Poiut from Santiago. Tht, City of Mexico bad on board, , besidt 3 Geaeral Shatter, the members ot my staff.. As sooii as General Wheeler wu notified of General Shatter's arrival, he ordered a salute of 15 guns to bt fifed and troops M, E, O, H, and K, ol the Second Regular 'Cavalry, were de tailed to escort General Shafter intc camp when he should land. An order has beeu issued by ' the Navy Department detaching Commo dore J. W. Philip from command ol the battleship Texas, at New York; aud placing him in command of tho second squadron of the North - Atlantic -fleet, with the cruiser New York as his flag ship. He thus succeeds to the com mand formerly held by Rear Admiral W. T. Sampson, as commander-in-chief of tho North Atlantic fleet. A soldier dead for throe days was about to be dissected at the Algiers Military Hospital when he woke up, and, before the doctors recovered from their surprise, got off the dissecting table and walked into the next room, where ho wrote down some words on a piece of paper to make sure that he;wa alive and awako. The doctors now say that he has completely recovered from his lethargy. The department of the Gulf - was ordered to send-all the recruits for the regular army now in the department to Montauk Point at once. . Floyd W. Gay, Company F. Sixty fifth New York Regiment, charged with robbing the mails at Camp Alger, has been dishonorably discharged from the service of tho United States, for feiting all pay aud allowances,, and sentenced to serve three years" at hard labor in the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The second division of the Seventh Corps was reviewed recently by Gen. Lee at Jacksonville, Flo. counsel for Surgeon L. O. Duncan, of the Twenty-second Kansas, have made application to the judicial author ities at Fairfax, Va.,- for the release of their- client on "bail, but this will not be finally passed upon until official advice is received of the 'court-martial-trial. Duncan's trial by the State authorities is pet for September 19th. Privato Alex LaDuke, Company I, Second' Wisconsin Volunteers, was placed in the Federal prison at Leaven worth, Kansas, recently, to remain- for life, for tho murder of Private Thomas Stafford, of tho Thirteenth United States Infautry;' in a saloon row at Ponce, Porto Rico. . Medical officers at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, deny that there have been deaths at the camp hospital from yellow fever. - - - Colonel Kimball, deputy quarter master general received from General Miles a dispatch dated-Ponce, Septem ber 1, stating that 4,000 troops Bailed on that date from Puerto Rico, on the transports Manitoba, Mississippi, Con cho. Alamo,. Chester and Obdam. He himself, sailed on the Obdam. .The transports will all come to' New York. The following troops have been or dered mustered out: Nauth. Massachu setts, Seventh Illinois,. Fifth Illinois. Sixty-fifth New York. Fifth Ohio In fantry, First Wisconsin, Third United States Volunteer Cavalry Fourth Texas " ..- 1 MHS1M1 WRIER. Two Members of 51 Rescue .Party Drowned. BIDS FOR THE BATTLESHIPS. Fraudulent Bidders for Bonds Cubans Now Under Lawton A Flood of Pensions Mine Officials Seiied at Puna, III. , J A special frc Atlanta, Ol, oi Sep tember 1, says: The storffl --hich has fieni ovqr southeast Georgia let the past two b!?i. has put six counties under water and paralyzed .railroad and telegraph communication, in,, that part of the State. Armies of railroad men are at work on all lines affected, bnt are making poor progress as the rain continues. Many trains from At- Ianta and the North ' and West, are at Tenuile, Ga., unable to move. A night train on tbt Central of Georgia, plough through thred f st of mad to reach that point. Eight inches of rain fell at Teunilie in 12 hours and the .wind reached a velocity of GO miles an hour.;' Bridges were wrecked and houses and ' trees blown down, but so far aa.kndwd do lives were lost. The damage to bridges and toads in Wash ington county alone is $15,000. Lieu tenant H. S. Morgan, of the United States engineer corps in charge of the fortification work on Tybee Island, and Henry Smith, o rigger, were drowned in Calabogne Souud, in an effort to rescue the crew of the ill-fated Nor wegian .bark Noe, which went 1 ashore and was lost on Duyask'ie beach . ' -' . ' "'. N Bids for the Battleships.' The result of the bidding for the con struction of three battleships authoriz ed by Congress is eminently satisfac-, tory to the Ncvy Department The bids were opened in the following or der: J. H. Dialogue & Co., of Cam den, N. J., one ship in 33 months, un der class 1, for the- sum of $2,84,000. Newport News Shipbuilding Co.,. one ship under class 1, in 31 months, for the sum of $2,580,000. One ship under class 2, with a speed of 17 knots, in 32 months, $2,010,000. One ship of, about 12,850 tons, with a speed of 18 knots, in 82 months, for the sum of $2,850,000. William- Cramp's Shipbuilding Com pany, of Philadelphia, one ship nnder class 1, in 29 months, for $2,650,000. Two ships of the same class f or $2,625, 000 each. One ship under class 2, with a speed of 17 knots, in 32 months, , with a tonnage of 11,500, for $2,725,000, or two of the same class for $2,700,000 each. One ship of 12,150 tons and a speed of 18 knots, in 32 months," for $2, 885,000, or two of the same for $2,870, 000 each. Union Iron- Works, of San Francisco, one ship under class 1 for $2,674,000, in 31 months. One ship un der class' 2, with a speed of 17 knots, for $2,725,000, in31 months: One 12,-000-ton, 18-knot ship in 33 months, for $2,899,000. Fraudulent Bidders For Bonds. A wide investigation of suspicous bids under the last call for subscriptions to government bonds has been com pleted by Solicitor O'Connell, of . the Treasury Department. Several- thous and sucscribers were examined. The facts developed show a systematic scheme operated by single parties to se cure a large amount of the bonds. Many of the bidders, 'it is stated, were hired to sign and the system was car ried so far, ,the report goes to show,' that virtual agents were employed who were paid so much per subscriber. Mine Officials Seized. A special from Pana, III., says that 600 striking miners seized David J. Overholt and Levi S. Overholt, presi dent and superintendent respectively, of the Springfield mines. The two officials were taken out of their buggy .by the mob and carried in the direction of the mines. Nothing is known of their fate. Rev. Dr. Miljard, a minis ter of Pana, made & plea to the miners to release the Overholts and ,was knocked on the head with a revolver for his pains. ' " . Senator John B. Foraker has left for a personal tour of Cuba and Porto Rieo to investigate real conditions there. Cubans Now Uuder Lawton. General Lawton, commanding the Department of Santiago,1 received word that the Cuban leaders, Cebreco,. Lacret and Pedro Perez," have been or dered by General laximo Gomez to place themselves under Lawton's com mand. General Lawton is gratified to have charge of the Cubans under these officers, and believes that the arrange ment will expedite the disbanding of the Cuban forces; A Flood of Pensions. The forthcoming annual report of the Commissioner of Pensions will show that the number of pensions al lowed during the past fiscal year, in cluding the war of 1812, was 51,737, of which 54,852 were for soldiers and 1,885 for sailors.' The number of pen sioners on the rolls June 30, 1893, were 993,714; amount paid; for pensions, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1898, $144,651,879; average value of each pension, $131.79. The Kwang Si rebellion, which ha been quiescent for some time show8 signs of serious recrudescence. Tha rebels are in great force about fifty miles northwest of Canton, and are preparing to attack the city. t .. - : - , ' Wants to Save the Colon . , Lieutenant Hobson has decided to continue his efforts to save the: Cristo bal Colon, despite the decision Of the Navy Department to give the job up. He has sent urgent dispatches to the Navy Department, asking leave to con tinue the work. He estimates f the Colon's worth at $3,000,000, and thinks it is disgraceful to give up the attempt. If the government refuses to back him he , will appeal for a popular subscrip tion. The Maria Teresa will boob be in first class ahape. ' Costly Batterlly. , t .inrr mnn rnnitltfl- IU th( SICrTflS discorewfi and captured a butterfly of , an unkhown species. He sent It to Smithsonian, institute at Washington, nnd rtevtd for ii a check for ?1.540, frith the request to make careful search flo? other iimihs of the same Kind. Itjwas aft individual of a fos$U species supposed to be extinct, and mi.it was the excitement among the seienftst at the discovery that one bf the rneej n.ld been rcceutly alive. 4.1 thoiich eai eh h.t been made by met pa lil .fr th service, tn other KyeHmien has l'p?n fount' ! pick's htohu Mother What areRivlinid and yott- father Btbrnlins o abo-it ; Dfmglter-Oh, Dick' trying raise thd 'in.T aftin. "What'H the matter1 ?" w fir.iii there." "Wrtllf it is the first' rime I pr knew anv one to get a fit in lhftt stfte Full dress in the -Philippine seem to consist chiefly of a gohl couar ncniy decorated. (H Tht National Farmers' AUlaacj. AnA 1 Industrial Union. 1 Pi-AftidenU-Mann Page, Brandon, a. ' ' ' '. I Vice-President O. Vincent Indian apolis, Ind, ' ' ' I ; Secretary-Treasurer--W. P.Brickct, Cogan Station, fa. ,kTTJBR8. T T (' Pharlotte. N. 0. v. x . uuooumvu. " Hamlin V. Poore, Bird Island, Minn. 1 .' .. ! F. H. Peirsol, Parkersburg-, W. Va, NATIONAI EXECUTrVK COMMITTII. I . Mann Page. Brandon, Va. ;R. A, Southworth, Denver, Col. v John JJre alg, W. Va.;AB. Welch, -New York? W. A. Gardner, Anarew a oeivie-aou Pa. - JTOIGIABY. B. A. Southworth. Denver, Cola. R. W. Beck, Alabama. M. D. Davie, Kentucky. ffOBTH OABQ-'IN- rAnaiM.no ----- j . . ANOK. N - . j ( President J no. Giaham, Ridgewar, n. o. ; v 1 Vice-President W. O. Upchurch, Morrisville, N. 0. J Secretary-Treasurer J.T. B. Hoove-, Hillsboro, N. C. .;,.J State Business Agent a. '"'. Hillsboro, N. C. n V1J. Lecturer Dr. V. ocaweii, now, N. C. .. n . J AaQ-fnt T.nturer W D. BrtC 17UHW1 W ' . house' N. 0. ,; Chaplain W. S. Mercer, --- Door-keeper Geo. T. Lane, ureena- boro,-N.C. : '' '"" Assistant Door-keeper Jaa.Eyon, Durham N. C. ? , l L" Sergeant-at-Arm--A. D. 'IL Wal' lace, Raleigh, N. O; I - .1 Truste Business Agency FnnoVp W. A. Graham, Macbpebih, N. C. XBCUT-VB COtMrrTEBl OF TH NOBT-T cabo-Ibta fabhebs' state alliance. J. Wl Denmark, Chairman, Raleigh, n. a H ' John Graam, Ridgeway, N. 0 l W. B I Fleming, RWgeway, N.O. A. F. Hileman, Concord, N. 0. Dr. X B, Alexander, CbarlotU; Thomas.'!). Oldham Teer, N. C. ' ITATB ALLIANCE JODICIABT CO-MinX. Dr. JJE. Person, Pikeville, . . f L. - i s i r rt W. 84 Uarnes, xaieign, n, v. T. Ivey, Hillsboro, N. 0. To Atlttttf, Cha rlotte, Aueusl a, Athens, Wil mington ?ow Orleanj., CbattanooR. Mti viiiv -Vrw Yoik. Boston, rmiadelp-ia, Wa-hintbn, Norfolk and Wchmoad. fc'caedute In effect August" 16, UW. SOCTHBOC5D. JDOOl 3 40pm 5 05 pm 5 fiflpm 8 10pm 9 12pm l05pm Bnnlloird, - Bouthjern Tines, " Han)llet,. . Wadftoro, Monirpe, .- WiMugton, Ar. Charlotte, " Ar. Chester, 3 33am 4 23am 6 07am' 6 63am 6 43am "7 60am 10 25pta 8 03-m 10 Mpm Lv. Columbia, C. N. & .1. It 8 00pm Ar. Clinton. B- A, Greenwood, Abbeville, " ElbertOD, " Atheas, 9 45am 12 Hsnx 10 35am 11 03am 1 07pm 1 13pm 7 07am 1 35m 2 41am 3 48am 1 56pm bMlTtP mm Vi28am 3 AtlX rcontral time) 2 50pm Vf. SOBTflBOCSD. ' T?a,.UU, " . 2 16atn 11 25am Ar. Hendersop. ' a 28am 12 60pm purlinm, Ti'7 8am t4 16pm . L A - A V. Lv. Dutbam, t7 00pm jioeoam AT?VNn7r .'1 . Hlcbnioncl, A. C. L. "fuam AVhiDgton,PeDu.Bltl2 81pm Ualtlmore, , 'UK Philadelphia. " 3 50t.ra -rr-?rr.iiTrh h. A. h. 7 25am 2 45pm 7 85pm llOpra 10 08nm 8 60am 6 53-rn 5 20pm 5 85ipm Norfolr, . lally"ifj lafly, exwpt"Kunday f -rr Ti . in.i iiTtm Atlanta fipedal." 'r Solld tlbaled Train of rullman 8'eepert and I CoUh between Washington and Atkn also? il"-nman 81eeFrs between rorts-"vilan-lo'B: A. I, Expreis, WiiSIT make Immediate eonnecMoa rtV&iTto&SSome'r. Mobile Nw pr-fei- iTx CaUtorvU. Mexico, Chat aaoo LT Navllle. Memphis. Macon and Florida. gFor ttaets, eepeT, 'VP to H. . Leard.p. P. Z- r. mith, C, T. A.. Jtai elgb.Ni C. . - nn. tf-nacer. . E. Hti Jonn, vc-i T . H B." Glover, Trains iJ"i-"' V.'E.lMcBe'. Generul tJupt. T. JJ Anderson, G. P. Agent. : General O 21 J33, Pofvmoath, Yx, I 1 1 V- .: ' i! 1) l ! i i I! 5 1 r .1 .

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