VOL. III. NO, 84. ANOTHER KILLING. A Drunken Raw Over a Game Cards. Pick Used. of Cleveland, this county, is getting up quite a recitation in the killing liner. , The following telegram "was received by the Sun from . , that place last night: In a. drunken row riear .Cleves laud -Sunday .Henry Russell struck Alex Lawrence in. the head with a pick, fracturing the skull. It ; is not thought Lawrence will live. The row came about over a game of cards. i Our Boys Alright. j From a soldier boy who passed through this mgrning going from Jacksonville to his home in Win ston we learn that the Salisbury boys are faring very well in camp. The water is warm and does not agree with the boys, but otherwise they are said to be doing well, j Will Make Salisbury Their HomeJ The family of Mr. J. E Carlin arrived in the city last night from Huntington, W. Va., apd "will make Salisbury their permanent home. -Mr. Carlin is a machinist at the Southern shops, where he has been working for the past nine month. He likes Salisbury, has made many friends here, and desires to make: this place his ... t , home. " I Picniced Yesterday. j. The following; party picniced at Trading Ford yesterday : Mr. and Mrs. F. V. Barrier, Mr. T. J. W. Brown, Mrs. Geo. Coleman, -Mr; Joe West and Miss Mollie Cauble. The day was spent principally in fishing. ,They took both dinner and supper at the river. The par ty returned to Salisbury about 8:30 o'clock last night. They report a very pleasant time. Or The Mocksville-Mooresville Railroad Nearly Completed. Mr. -A. A. Hart, of Woodleaf, this county, who was in the city several days ago, tells us that the Mocks ville-Mooresville railroad is about completed. He says the trains will be running through, he understands, in about one or two weeks. The train is now from the junction of the Western road near Cleveland to a point j a mile or more beyond Woodleaf. TLere only lacks a bridges " to complete tew more when the work will be done. Capt. 15atchelor, who has had a contract on the road is sending his mules back to Virginia.' j The road from the Western railroad to Mocksville, he under stands, is also about completed, j Another Ticket. j To whom it may concern: i 1 would like to suggest the fol lowing gentlemen for county com missioners. S. F. Lord, Col. W. A. Ho uck man, . Respectful jyr j A Democrat Umbrellas and parasols are going very fast, U. R. next. llarry Bros. - " Plenty of mutton meats at Jackson's. and other nice Lost A straight silver handled pearl inlaid umbrella on Friday night. Howard for its return to this office, j A large line cf Duck Shirts received to-Hay at the Carol in;i II a ket. FurnisheJ rooms to le Ajjjy u 3Iiss A. S. Kutledge, East Main St j TAXES LEVIED. County Commissioners Have a Two-J day session Business Transacted. The county commissioners, met in ; regular session yesterday but t being aible to finish their work no a continued session was held to- ' ' . ;.: ; A Yesterday the taxes for the year levied as follows: 15 cents on property fpr county purposes; 2 cents special for public schools in ac dition to tax of 18 cents already le pied by revenue act; i.80 on poll to be applied as (follows: For ec ucationaj purposes, $1.35,. sup pert of poor, .35, State pensions, .1 j; 10 cerits on property in Salis bi ry township to pay interest on 0,000 of bonds of said township issued for the construction of the Yhdkin railroad; 10 cents on prop- eriy in jroiu run townsuip to pay interest od $7,000 of bonds for tills road; G cents in Morgan town- sLip on $3000 of bonds; same in ccme tax ais issued by the State in sectionio, schedule A of the Ma- cninery act; special 10 cents on property and 30 cents on poll to.be sex aside as a county road fund and to re be used in the construction and pairing of pnblic roads; county tax on marriage license $1.00. A. M. Brown reported an aver age of 1 5 inmates at the county home, five of them white. Kluttz and Rendleman got the contract to furnish supplies "to the chain gang this month. rrhe sheriff was ordered to issue license for six months to the fol lowing bar men: John Moyle, Movie Brother; M. L. Ritch, Hi C. H Trot t, P. V. Brown, John W immill and George W.l Smith. Ms mlt liquor licenser were also . . . anted tq the Salisbury Liijuor Cj)mpan3,' and J. C. Black. liv number ot accounts were or dejred paid. peveral persons were ordered re eased oiti paving tax and working the roads. v alter jtientierson asRett c pdrisation for his clothing and fur niture which was burned on ac count of his having smallpox. The reuuest was not granted. IT. M. Kerns was authorized to purchase macadam to be used in macadamizing- the Miller's ferry road. , . Mr." Kerns was appointed a com mittee of one to assist the tax list er and assessor in assessing all ini pravements to real estate since the last assessraent in Salisbury town- sh p. ' j The board of education notified the commissioners that in their judgment it will require $18,000 to run the public schools till the first M nday in July, next year. An Engine Derailed. The engine of a westbound treignt lumped tne tracK at a switch near the Henderson cross- about twelve o'clock to-day, which delayed, the train about an hour and a half. The damage to thd engine and tracks was appar y very slight. ent 4(1 bolts of Matting- received to-day at tihe Carolina Racket. Price 10c. up Gfet a Fitz Hugh Lee hat, just re- ceiv ed at Harry Bros CARD. BV the adv ice of my physician my the offide will b4 clos ed till . about middle of June. Will give notice of return. May 24 til, ioii. SALISBURY, N. C,, TUESDAY , : i ; ' I ... " ..""I1'" '- i . Mill WE JAY SEND -o- SPAIN MAKES. SOME Says We Violated Hot Fight n fir J -o (Special Dispatch to the Sun.) TO GO TO SPAIN. New York, June 7. A special to the World from Washington savs President McKin ley will soon send a flying squadron to Spanish waters. IIUHRYOKDERS. New York, June 7.-Hurxy or ders have been issued " for the hea v V armament of the Yale and St. Louis before Saturday. TRIAL OF THE MACKENZ1ES. Philadeiphiay June 7. The tor pepo boat Alackenzies made a trial this morninjr which was satisfac- tory. srr AHUESTED. Montreal, June 7. Lieutenant Carranza, a Spanish spy, was ar rested this morning. TOMPEY AT KEY WEST. Key West, June 7. The Amer ican collier Pompey, arrived! this moruing with the body of Lieu tenant Commander K. W. Sturdy, whb died on board. . ! - r CHARGES AGAINST AMERICA. i - - 1 Madrid, June 7. Duke Almo- dovar de Ileo, the Foreiern Minis- ter, has despatched to all Spanish ambassadors a note land memoran dum declaring: that America has violated the international law by capturing Spanish vessels before a declaration of war, bombarding: ports without notice and using the Spanish flag at Guantanamo. URGENCY BILL, PASSED. W ashmgton, J une 7. lhe ur gency deficiency bill appropriating seventeen and three quarter jmil-' lions for the war and navy depart ments passed yesterday. five thousand Landed. New York, June 7. A special to the Journar purpoting to come f rpm filole, St. Nicholas, says j the cruiser St. Louis arrived there yesterday, with dispatches j. for Washington. It is reported that five thousand Americans;, have landed west of Santiago, including engineer? with seige artillery. 1 : ' FIGHT IN THE- PHILIPPINES Hong Kong, J une 7. Latest Manila advices say fierce fighting between the Spaniards and 1 in surgents continued from May 29 to J une 2. Although Spaniards are worsted at every point she re mains confident of ultimate victory over tne insurgents ana ithe Americans ! In a tierce iisrht near Manila May 30th, Spaniards lost a hun EVENING, JUNE 7, 1898. o- SHIPS TO SPAIN, CHARGES AGAINST US KILLED. Neutrality Laws Some Near Manila. -o- dred and fifty men but the - insur gents finally retiring the Spaniards claimed a victory. ! :Npaniards are fortifying e very possible point ' and are closely watched by Dewey. By a steady advance of insurgents along the coast supported by the American gun boat, i Petrel, the insurgents have made i the Spaniards recon centrados, gradually penning them up in Manila. Spanish outposts were reinforced b'y forty thousanc; troops but on May 31st they were forced back along the whole line by desperate fighting. A thous and Spaniards were killed. K l ' " HEAVY FIGHT AT SANTIAGO. A ashingtbn, June 7. While nothing official has been announc ed it is almost certain that McKin ley has received advices from Sampson concerning the landing of troops and bombardment of Aguadores near Santiago yester day. . It is known that it was planned to begin the reduction of batteries at 6 yesterday - moraine: and also intended-to land forces in the neighborhood of Santiago and seizing a strong position. The work believed to be entrusted to nine hundred marines while joined to the fleet on the auxiliary T 1 j mi m cruiser rxesoiute. ne marines landed yesterday. . Cape Haytien, June 7. No de--tails of the fighting of Santiago yesterday have been received. It is believed, judging from the tone of cablegrams between Blanco, Pando, and Cervera and Madrid Sanpson has achieved a great victory, inflicted considerable damage to Spanish ships. The biggest guns of the American fleet were used in the bombardment yesterday which continued for four hours. Spanish reports mention a repulse at Aguadores and hurried movement of troops from Santiago to the seacoast to repel the attacks. "New York, j June 7. Journal bulletins says Sampson achieved a glorious victory at Santiago. Ten American war ships began firing at 7:45 and continued until eleven o'clock. Fifteen hundred shells were fired. Fortifications at Santiago were v completely " de molished. Many Spaniards were killed. The Spaniards cruiser Reina Mercedes riddled and sunk. Americans landed at Daiguire and battled with Spanish. Spanish infantry and cavalry were routed. Several Spanish generals were killed. . No American losses reported- " :: - A World special from Cape Haytien says, it is - reported that the Spanish cruiser Maria Teresa was sunk yesterday by . Sampson. SUCCESS F; JLLiY LANDED. ' 1 Key West, June 7. The Fanta nas arrives and reports the sue- cessful landing in Cuba -of the Kodgue? expedition whiqh sailed from Mobile several weekJago. ; DISABILITIES; REMOVED. i ; Washington, June 7. The President signed the bill remov ing, all political disabilities re sulting from the civil war." SPAIN IN " A BAD WAY. London, June 7. The Madrid correspondent of Post interviewed Mo-ret,, ex-secretary of Colonies, this morning. Moret says "the government doesn't know where it is going and i nobody in ' Spam toresees the outcome 01 the situa tion which is far graver than con fessed. The ship of " state is drifting and the cabinet is unsolid. Confusion is complete. When the truth is known serious com plications will follow. "Ministers tails but never act. They are absolutely impotent and are simply trusting to chance to extricate them from the troubles. A campaign in favor of peace has begun and will be pressed by the progressive populace. The queen has been unjustly attacked by Cas tella who is already posing as president of the republic . I doubt his ability to instigate a movement asrainst the renrenc v. It is difficult to say whether the regency wil bo overturned." FIREMEN ELECT OFFICERS. A Meeting Last Night Officers Elec . ted For the Next Year, j At the regular meetino: of the Salisbury Fire Department last night officers for the ensuing year were elected, i Chief C. H. Swink was re-elected by the town com missioners, the office of chief not being under, the jurisdiction of the department; . J M. V. B. Capps was re-elected assistant chief by acclamation. , Bismark Capps, secretary and treasurer. Luther Miller, captain of the hook and ladder. 1 - ft L. Julian, captain, of the red reel.' Bert Howard, captain of the white reel. D. L. Sides, sergeant-at-arms, M.'L. Swink, janitor. Assistant chief Capps, was elect ed for two years, the other officers for one year only, Upon call for i speeches short ones were made by the elected of ficers all of whom were warmly applauded.) In all it was a very enthusiastic meeting. An executive committee was ap pointed consisting of Chief Swink, Assistant Capps, Secretary Bis mark Capps, Capt. J ulian, Capt. Howard and Capt. Miller. The' meeting then adjourned to meet the first "Monday night in July. Bismark Capps, Secretary. Rev. E. F. Tatum, of Davie county, spent last night in the city with relatives. He left on the morning train for New J ersey where he will be accompanied by his wife back to China this fall. Alexander Belleville of East St. Louis, III. , has just . buried his seventh wife. 10 Cents Per Week WATER WORKS ORDINANCES. Passed by the City Commissioners Recently. : . The' following ordinances are published for the information of all concerned. All violators of said ordinances will be promptly prosecuted j F. B. Neave, ' Receiver. Be it ordained by the com- .r I ... ' i.1 i' . c .1 ujiiuuers oi i uie iowu oi oaus- bury, that any one who shall wil fully' injure or interfere with the fire hydrants of the Salisbury water works, as by opening the same -without authority, unscrew ing the caps, placing any obstruc tions in the nozzles or in any way tampering with them or with any of the pipes, caps, or .plugs, curb and gate boxes or connections of the said company shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction of the same shall pay a fine of five dollars - for the first offense and ten-dollars for the second. Passed June 24th, 1887. No additions . to or alternations of the pipes or other fixtures con nected with the mains of the Salisbury Water Works Company shall be mde without permission And the introduction of service pipes and of all plumbing of every description connected 'with said mains shall be done by plumbers jlicensed by the company provided (no more shall be charged for said license. And they . shall each month make to the company a detailed statement in writing of sail pipes, faucets and other fixtures-put on?' by them during the month.- I No person shall be allowed to turn on the water of the Water Works Company except the super intendent or his representative. And no person shall be allowed to use the water without an agree- ment with the company. ' Any person violating the pro visions of this ordinance, shall up- bn conviction be fined twenty dollars for each and every offense. Officers Elected. Last night the following officers vere elected by Salisbury Chap ter No. 20 Royal Arch Masons: E. B. Neave, High Priest. T. C. Linn, King. I W. C. Coughenbur, Scribe. P. A. Frercks, Treasurer. R. G. Kizer, Secretary. W. JS'. Smoot, Capt. of Host. WT. W. Taylor, Principal So- ourner. f ' " J. R. Monroe, Royal Arch Cap tain. ; A. II. Caldwell, Master of the 3rd Veil. O. V. Spencer, Master of the nd Veil. - I. Lichtenstein, Master of the st Veil. '. . F. M. Tarrh, Sentinel. Attention! Sir Knights. The Uniform Rank, Knighl s of Pythias, will meet at the Castle Hall Wednesday night, June 8, in Uniform. Let every member come. .mportant business is to bec trans acted, and initiations to be con- t i ferred. ' WT. H. Overman, Capt. Louis Lichtenstein. Guard. FOR RENT. A good 7 Room House on South Church Street. Apply to J. S. McCubbins, Jr. Wanted to purchase a large size ice box' or refrigerator' Give description to Dr. R. M. Eames.