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VOL. III. NO. 153.
SALISBURY; N. C, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 26, 1898.
10 Cents Per Week
RICH GOLD MINE.
'PINAFORE" LAST NIGHT.
CIVIL DOCKET ON.
The Shaver Property now Furnishing
a Good Deal of Ore. ;
Givin by Homo Talent Last Night
Two Barns and Other Buildings and
Proceedings of the August Court of,
and Much Enjoyed.
Mr. James Basinger, who is in
the city to-day, tells us that the
Shaver gold mine, io Morgan
township, is now being worked
again and is yielding a bountiful
supply of rich ore. This is one
of the richest, or perhaps, the
richest mine in the county; It was
worked some time ago but the
owners suspended work until they
finished their crops. This done
they have returned to the mine
and are sinking one of the shafts
The yield increases as they get
further into mother earth, and the
mine promises to be a thing of
much profit. The mine , is near
Dr. J. F. Griffith left to-day for
Omaha where he goes to attend the
moetinsr of the National Dental
Asanpijitinn. He will . be gone
about two weeks.
Dr. Griffith goes as a represen
tative of the North Carolina Asso
Beautiful Monument. .
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A beautiful monument is to be
erected over the grave of the late
m i rr l ri"M . . . a Z , .
ouias ivesier. me muuumeui i
of Georgia marble and as pretty a
specimen as one ever sees. Jt will
V ieei nigu. : iue uiuuuiucui
jr Lin t
M rs. Hall, wife of Lieutenant
C. G. Halli who has been visiting
relS&ves in Salisbury, left this
morning for Hickory, " aecolupa
nied by her mother. From Hick
ory Mrs. Hall goes to join her
,hu.?banil who is now stationed at
,V&itfctt States Warships.
AH the United States warships
now assembling at Norfolk can be
seen by parties going on ; D. R
Julian's excursion 'to Norfolk,
Tuesday Sept. 6th. The public
has nermission to go through
them. This excursion leaves Salis
bury at 8 a. in. Remains in Nor
folk 30 hours. Round trip $3.50.
Daughters of Revolution.
Mrs. E. D. Latta, of Charlotte
arrieed in the city this morning
and is stopping with Mrs. M. C.
Ouinn. Mrs. Latta is State Re
gent of the Daughters of the Amer
ican Revolution and her visit to
Salisbury is for the purpose of "or
ganizing a chapter of this order, j
A meeting for this purpose is
being held in Mrs. Quinn's parlor
this evening. j
The High School. I
The Salisbury High School will
open Thursday, September 1st.
Last years' pnpils will please
brirJg their yearly reports. All
pupils will find it to their great
advantage to be prompt ; in en
tering on the first day of school.
As announced. Miss Merle Du
puy returns to take the place held
last year by Miss Laura Coit. Miss
Carrie McCanless continues her
French classes. She will also take
art class in the school building, j
Miss Bertha Knox will have
charge of the lessons in sight sing
ing which will be free, save for
purchase of music reader. !
Miss Krider's school of music opens
on September tT.
If you want nice slaughtered meats
go to Jackson's jnarket. If you don't
want to" be slaughtered shave at the
Clinwiv. . ,'A ;
Red Star Nursery Cloth is the best-
It is antiseptic, non-irritant, aosorh-
ant and durable.Carorina Racket.
"Pinafore," quite a delightful
opera was given by home talent in
the opera house last night and
The curtain rose about 9 o'clock,
andj the lines rendered were inter-;
estiiig as. well as entertaining un
til the finish.
Not a very large audience greeted
participants, but those present
showed their appreciation of the
opera by repeated cheering, and
by Several encores. .
The cast of characters has ap-
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peaxcd in lue UN several limes
is omitted in this notice. Each
sustained his or her part most
Meritorious mention is due to
Mr. Tom McBee, as Sir Joseph
Porter, K. C. B., J. W. Rideout,
as Dick Deadeye, Mr. John Ram
say ; as boatswain, Miss Julia
Crouch, as Josephiue, Miss Annie
Ki; ;er, as little Buttercup and
Mi s Fannie McNeely as Cousin
Heje, for the splendid j rendering
of the parts taken. The music
wafine, Mrs. Menefee perform
ing on the piano.
Complimentary notice is also
due to the sailor, boys and chorus
girls lor gooa singing.
x'lnarore was indeed a success;
in giving pleasure to those in at
THE SHIPP MONUMENT,
One to be Erected for the Gallant
fh'e Charlotte' Observer's move
ment for, the erection'of a suitable
monument for' Lieut. Sliipp took
substantial shape at its incipiency
and meets with sympathy every-
ieutenaht Shipp is a: North
rolinian who lost his life in the
ver heads ii
list-xtA- ihe inoiiunieht
Yesterday that j)aper
mind to havp a com-
said it is in
mil tee in a
b umber of the leading
towns of the State to solicit sub
scriptions to' this memorial, and
f ollowinsr this were : given the
hanesof a. number of gentlemen.
Those of Salisbury asked to take
a bart in th
e raising of the fund
Chas. Price, L. II.
Clement and C. N. Brown.
The Observer continues: To
the committeemen and subscribers
will be left the selection of tie
sign of the monument, and also
the olace of its location. As to
the latter the Observer of course
hat a preference, but it does not
intend to urge it to the detriment
of the movement.
he gentlemen-who nave been
and are to oe nameu are asKeu to
take the matter up at their earliest
,- and we respectfully
bke the aid of th6
l M. Simmons, chairman of
the State Democratic committee,
ap wints ' Hon. Theo. J. Kluttz
ami Hon. Lee S. Overman to
speak at Albemarle on the (Hh " of
Peter Glass Dead.
Mr. Peter Glass, from; whom
thej station of that name on the
Southern this side of Concord was
ied suddenly ;Thurs-
at ( o'clock.
The deceased was , about 75
years old, a 'native of-Germany.-
le came to this ct)uutry before
tlx civil war He leaves a wife
and four living children. yv
-he interment took place to-day
St. Enoch K. L. chuif(;h.
V.'-.I. Mooses art
the city laisj night.
INSURGENTS GETTING DESPERATE.
THE BALTIMORE IS NOW DEWEY'S FLAGSHIP.
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MANY SOLDfERS ARE BROKEN DOWN.
Returning Home Physical Wrecks Troop
ship Goes Ashore.
(Special Dispatch to the Sun)
RIOTS AT MANIIA.'
Manila. Ausrust 2( There : has
been-a serious; clash at Cavite. be
tween the Uniteii. SUxtes soldiers
and tlie insuroentK, the riot re
sulting in one soldier' killed and
another seriously wounded, j
George Hudson, a member of
ihe Utah battery becanoe involved
in sl dispute with a native shop
keeper and fearing trouble tired a
revolver to attract the attention of
his fellow soldiers. A great crowd
of natives ran to the scene of j the
disturriiahce and imriiediately be
gan tiding revolvers, killing ;Hud
son .and wounding corporal ' Wui.
Anderson, of the saiiie - battery,
who also hurried to Hudson's as
A detachment of the Fourth,
cayalry was called oiit'.ahd dis
persed the crowd who slowly' re
treated but continuing emptying
revolvers without further damage.
The same night a ' soldier
guard -saw a large body of natives
stripping a wrecked gunboat! in
Cavite bay. 'A boat with an arm
ed force put from shore. The
soldiers hailed the! natives who
failed to respond. A volley Was
fired, killing one native and
wounding another. i
Aguinaldo denies any connec
tion with the affairs." ' I
These tights show a sullen dis
position on the part of the natives
and there are fears of frequent
Dewey has transferred his flag
ship from the Olympia to the Bal
timore,' the former going to Hong
Kong to be docked and cleaned.
DIED OF STARVATION.
-Boston Aug. 20. The attend
ing physician of Lieutenant Wil
liam Tiffany, of the Rough lliders,
who died last night, says death
was caused by star vation .
Amaganzett, Li. J., Aujj. 26.
The troopship Prairie, having
aboard several hundred sick and
and Seventh regulars went ashore
last night two miles from Mpn
tauk. No lives have heen lost as
far as known although the shock
to the injured and . wou nded ..must
have been of the. most severe kind
That the accident was not
tended by more serious results
due to the prompt action of
savers. - Gen. Wheelerwho is
at Montajik has been notifietl. This,
morning the ship was hard fast on
the beach, her position being un
changed from last night. Lighters
are on their wayto relieve her of
SOLDIERS SICK AND DYING.
Jersey City, Aug., 26. Nearly
a thousand soldiers belonging to
NewKngiandtTegimentgr have ar
rived on their way home. The
larger number consists of -the
First Maine volunteers. Over
half the total number of the troops
were III when they reached here.
There have been two deaths, since
leaving Chickamauga and several
others are believed to be dying.
The troops are all in emaciated
condition and look nothing like
the strong robust soldier boys
who passed through here - a few
months previous. ;
They tell of terrible privations
and insufficient food and exposure.
Knocked out Last Night Died This
, Morning. '
SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE SUN.
New York,, August 26 Alex
Scott,r lightweight pugilist who
fought wjth Tommy , Butler at the
Green Athletic Club in Broqklyn
last night was taken from the ring
unconscious. He died at the Nor
wegian hospital this morning hay
ing nev'er regain consciousness.
Scott's death was peculiar. He
was not trained and in no , condi
tion to enter the ' ring, ; but he piit
up a. good fight until the last few
rounds, when he utterly collapsed.
The principals were arrested and
held pending jn vestigation.
; FLOUR TRUST. x
Capital Over a Hundred and Fifty
SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE SUl.l
New -York, August 26 A giant
flour trust witii a capital of over a
hundred and j fifty million dollars
to control the breads and flour sup
ply of the world is being planned
in Wall street.1
The movement is headed by
Thomas C. Mclnty re.;:
It is said on the best of author
ity that the trust will be shortly
, of Parker's store,
home in the coun-
has gone to his
try to rest' up-a day or two
H. T. Graober, of the coiihty,
suffered quite a heavy loss yester
day from the effect of lightning
striking a barn oh his Dlantation
near China! Grove. ;
Of the fire our correspondent
at Yost writes:
During a terrific thunder storm
late yesterday, Thursday, evening,
Mr. II. T. Graeber's barn was
struck by lightning, setting it on
fire. . j;;,:':. '"
The wind blew furiously and the
tire spread from one building to
another until two barnsj a hog
house, the wheat and oatsgranery
and the corn crib were all on fire
and were consumed with their con
tents, except horses and cattle.
Four hogs were burned, two
two-horse wagons, a hay rake,
a reaper and binder, a good many
farming tools, 200 bushels of
wheat and about 300 bushels of
oats and some corn.
Mr. Grabber's, pleasure vehicles
were saved. .
L. T. Hartsell, of Concord, was
in the city j to-day. ,
Mrs. Henry Tom 1 in, of Ashe
yille, is visiting in Lthe city.
t. C; Caldwell, of : Statesville,
was in the city this morning.
J udge W. tJ . Montgomery came
up from Concord this morning.
Miss Kateline Heines has re-turned-
from Statesville, where
she had been visiting. .
O. li. Sweet, of the' Spencer
shop, is spending several days at
his old home in Virginia. '
Mrs. G. W. WhHlock and chil
dren returned this morning from
a visit to relatives in Stanly coun
ty. r ' :
Prof. Burton Craige returned
last night f rom a trip up the West
ern in the interest of the Horner
school. ' ; . "
Capt. Crawford and bride did
not arrive lasjt night but will prob
ably be here in a few days to visit
Miss Lela Yoder, ' of Hickory,
who has been visiting at. Salem,
Va., is nov at her grandfather's,
Miss Mildred Barnes, who has
been visiting at the home of f her
brother, Engineer Barnes, at
Spencer, returned to Richmond
Miss Agnes Manning, of Char
lotte, who has-been visiting Mrs.
A. Tankersly, of this city, re
turned home this morning' to the
regret of her many friends in Sal
isbury. : -
J. H. Swaim, .of the.: Spencer
force, who has : been on the sick
list for several weeks, has returned
from Winston where he had been
Mrs. C. M. Malone and daugh
ter, Mrs. Smith, left this morning
by private conveyance for Cabar
rus county to attend a camp meet
ing and visit relatives for a week
Messrs. Frank McCubbins and
J. M. Brown, returned last night
from Morgantori where they had
been to place Mr. W. W. Krider
in the State hospital. Mr. Krider
is in a critical condition. He is
when brought home
W. J. Moose's photograph car
is again in the city and is stationed
at the Kerr street crossing, near
the freight depot. He makes cab
inet photos for $1.50 a dozen and
beards six forf 50c. I The car will be
here for a few days. .
Up to noon to-day the grand
jury had not been discharged.
The jury has been hard at work
since Monday mornings They
will probably finish up their busi
The following cases have been
heard and disposed of since our re
port yesterday : '
j! George L. Kluttz against G. A.
Bingham; judgment for plaintiff.
Defendant appeals to supreme
Frank Scales, carrying concealed
weapon; three months in jail.
L. It. Lingle against A. H. Mi
sen heimer; suit for possession of
land; judgment for plaintiff.
A number of cases were contin
ued yy consent of under former
crder. Among those continued
by consent were the suits of Mrs.
James and Mrs. Howard against
tne Southern Railway Company.
The suit of E. P. Wharton, of
Greensboro, against the Central
Land Company, was: set for two
o'clock this afternoon. It is the
pnly case for hearing to-day.
The State docket being finished
p ooncitor iioiton , went nome
this morning. '
Rear End Collision.
SPKCIAL. DISPATCH TO THE SUN.J
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Farmingdale, L. I., Aug. 2(.
-f-A rear end collision between a
Oreen Point freight and empty
freight special from Camp Wikoff
occurred last night. Flagman
Percy Schroeder was killed and
the engineer and fireman of the
special were injured.
The Populists county convention
meets to-morrow, J
Severaf.trains of soldiers passed
through last night, and others to-
ay, going noth.'
The Southern express company
has just received a new and hand
some wagon to be used in this
"Burt's Own Make" children's
shoes are hiade of leather and
every pair warranted. Burt Shoo
Co. .- . - .1 . ''. :
Roy Plyler, U. S. A., writes his
parents in this city that he is now
at Montank Point, having return
ed from Santiago where he was in
The Church conference at Christ
church, Cleveland, yesterday, was
well attended. The discussions
were good but all the speakers
were not present. .
j Ihe colored Odd Fellows are
preparing to have a great time at
Concord Monday. They look for
large crowds from Salisbury and
Charlotte, and throughout the
county. . . .;';. ; I.
A party of Statesville friends
mssed through last, night return
ing from Elon College where tbey
had attended the interment of the
body of the late B. Frank Long,
of Statesville. '
One of the finest carpets in the
city is being put down in the castle
hall of the Knights of Pythias.
3iis with the new and handsome
furniture recently placed make the
hall very attractive. I
j Capt. Dick Sparnell has about
recovered from the effects of the
bullet wounds made several weeks
ago when he was shot by Bob
Moore at Spencer He is able to
be out " and "was up street' his
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