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INDEPEXDENT 1 1ST ALL THINGS.
i:W BERNE, CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, MAY s. isno.
9C1IDB WITH THE BOOM.
oWe gftrf .no option, hat bought outright Superb Stock of Spriug Dry
Goad. iEfery daputmeftt . i loaded down with the la cht productions.
11 - ' - - .. y - -w . -
W lave OTerjtilng Wica. Fashion demand for the- reason, ai d we will
fttaraftU oar pries
i - v
To. be as low and very many instances tower1
s'li: .-r, tfian ew York Figures.
' ,."Ws preaita rolUble good, honorable dealings, and our prices we will
, . That 0. ;IlABKS is
He sella both
x - That ;:0.i II ABK8 carries the largest, most
v.: Stock of Dry
y Goo&Eoeiahd Notions in this State.
i '"TftCOrS42K3JlaTi the first to reduoo prices, ud sells only the
siort xfelitllo ai fcoaeatgood.
- i -lt OVJXA.BK3 ULTftee tie olosest terntiny and ooajparibou of pricct
ml iritll tbeee c-f other beaeea wbe imitate hi method aud try to
' t)3 04BKS will meet aay eat price made by any reputable house,
: proHJea tie out U Made ia good faith and uot a a bait to obtain buriuosf,
. ai tiftt he defiea eompetiea.
- V - --
' -v V -"- . . -
:, .'-Is this what the women want?
- V Here's news foe every woman vho goes about with
. T - broken corset bones. There's a material that'll neither
, break nor roll up, and it's guaranteed. A year is not too
short a time to wear out that warranty. If it does, here's
. -.'C your money without a word but it won't.
.rJThe material is Kabo.
' And "more,-Jt stitched Jo, double-stitched in, top
and bottom, and it can't t workedout with any or4;
J ' ary weir.
- -The Kabo corset is more than a common blessing
. loathe average .woman. There's no wearing out of corset
placers by thesharp edge of the eyelet ; there's nothing to
1 rust, 'no eyelet visible through a thin dress; never a
' '.. breaking of a corset lace with those loop eyelets.
'" V We take the risk in selling the Kabo corset. We
- buy and sell under this guarantee :
' frfoirlil!tXXfa whatever the corset is unsatisfactory
tti&tHai-itmyte returned to us, and the money paid
toilt'berc'httrfjtllf. refunded without question. No matter
v vahaixmediiion it maybe in, provided it hasnt been worn
' Wff thtfk if the Kabo with which the corset is
j : lfoAet ever br white pill as cheerfully refund the money."
deceived-Another lot of those beau-
tilulrlSc. French Finish
iKlrictfftoneyer before, and all bought
f cr ? fcpoaSwii I give the Trade the
Dcr.cil'pflMsconiits.' Therefore I can sell
y9'4i?? cheap as Northern markets.
:Toii57ill money and time by calling on
(Leader of Low Prices,
ir And Ive him arTriaL m27
JTAIIE3 HEAITS'As CO 41 Iinooln St, Boston, Mass.
I ; 'VviJU OWTBX AUOT MOSS FO BXIX BI
J.!nEOT74IlBPoUock St, Hew Berne, N. C.
the most reliable, as
House in the city,
Retail and Wholesale.
My stock is
haiwd good yon
ka to wrk to kMP wtthla t(ht of
sao aonormn to jtxir
wt 4o4j bo; u jga do not ln,lt, nma
do Stft azactcrauL
tutBM an KL to
( n in i i i i
KIM 1'i'K! VI. KS.
BiSMAKCK fe'i - ' I- i' he was
dtil'e vii il ii h Biuarc womtu and be'
; wiQce at u.
Gen. Mahone's most con.pica ,
ons rival for the consul generalship
at Paris is Gen. Adam Kiug of
Pt. Petersburq, April 29.
The Shah of Persia has vetoed the
pnj-'ct for the construction of a
lu-ian railway between the citiea
of Eozeli and Reeht.
Bismarck can now ch-arly trace
the hand of England' Queen and
the Piince of Wales in the forces
which worked to his downfall.
New Y. rk World.
John J. O'Brien, the Republi
can leader i f the eighth assembly
district of New York, and a famous
politician, died Sunday morning at
Boeder's hotel, Coney Inland.
Bismarck's confidential friends
who have visited bim at Friedrich-
t srohe s.iv that the ex Chaucellor is
i fully aarethat his dismissal is
j .iirce ly ilue to the hatred of the
Empr ss Fi tderick.
Thk Gran.l Lodge of 1. Q. O. F.,
meets in Wilmington on May 14th.
The membership of the Odd Fel
lows is reported at 1.300,000, the
Urgent of any fraternal organiza
tion in the woild.
WE have read with much pleas,
ore Col. Polk's admirable addnss
before the Senate Committee. It
is evident that the gallant Colonel
is a bora Democrat, and in, bj
virtue ot his principle, a wortbj
leader of the fai iuith of the couu.
THE Secittary of the Tiea.suiy
has awarded a gold life Having
medal of the first elates to Richard
F. Waren, of Wilmington, for ex
treme and heroic daring in rexcuin?
Miss Canie Moffit, from the surl
at Wrightsville Beach, in June
Horace Grekly Westall, son
ofT. C. Westall, of Ashville, ba
bee missing from home since
Thursday, tLe Ashville Citi
zen of Monday. The miasiog boy
is eighteen jears old, six feet high
rather overgrown, and has light
hair and eyes.
It is claimed that the late de
faulting Postmaster at Rocky
Mount makes the ninth negro
official that has gone crooked and
come to grief in the State, in the
Postal Service, siuce the imeam
bency preheat Administra-j
Paris, April 29. It is reported
here that the Boulangist leaders,
Messieurs Naduet de Lioulede and
Laquerre, are in Jersey, anangiDg
for the return to Paris, on May
day, of General Boulanger. It is
represented to be the General's
intention to participate io the de
monstratioua of that day.
From all part the district come
expression in favor of the congres
8ionaI candidacy of Mr. Simmons.
Mr. Foote, the able editor of the
excellent Warreuton Gazette, is
enthusiastic iu tbe t-upport of ,onr
distinguished townsman, and pre
dicts for bim a unanimous nomina
tion and triumphant election,
The Republican theory of econ
omy in the administration of tbe
rgovernment is admirably exempli
fied in the proposal to increase the
nnmber of government employes by
141, when it is conclusively shown
that there are 1,500 more now than
can be profitably empkyed,3c
Detroit Free Press.
Jno. McKeogh, the ex soldier
who was accustomed to stand guard
over the Bumside monument in
Providence, R. I., with a drawn sa
bre, saying every now and tbenj
"I followed you at New Berne., and 1
will not desert you now," wai
killed by railroad train last week.
He was perfectly sane with the ex
ception of his eccentricity. States
Tjjere was no pressing necessity
for the foreign delegates to the
'Pan-Amei ican Congress to visit
our Southern States. IheMcKinley
bill, should it become a law. will
render the whole concern an utterly
worthless sham. So long ai the
masses of our people are taxed at
the custom house lor the 'protec
tion" of a few individuals and cor
porations a Pan-American union is
an impossibility. Louisville Times.
News comes that the Govern
ment Printing Office cannot turn
out copies ot tbe McKioley Tariff
bill fast enough to supply the popu
lar demand for a sight of the docu
ment. This exceptional iuterest in
ihct-ubjtrt bodes ill to McKinley
aud hi" followers The more the
in kj ii i u-s il this measure are pon
tl. nil t the voters, the more de-
! c ill d will I f t he revolt egainst tbe
part i ii.ti iuil'TM-s and promotes it.
' -N. Y Star.
hia Telegrspb, St.
L'Kii-i (ilu!i- 1 tniuicrat, Uhicago
i ..11 11. 1 , u
all 1 ftibi'tf Ilf puiilicau p.ipfrs,
is. hiimij: the McKmley
bid iiu.l Klic-y. Thi-y will all,
tn 1 a e s i".',
r .1 ! I s
nud toot their horns
t i. 1 in- h'jih t. u iff party when
turn time comes but ui the mean
time they are helping on tbeoam
naien ol education
Ai ROSS THK 0TIE.T.
Drllvered Before the New
Brne Y M r A hd a Journey
lo AU-ka by V M (iiildinir-,
of Knxjkl) n, N Y.
out we must away our ueaus
begin to grow dizzy. bloly, care
fully we crawl back and draw a
breath of relief when we find our
selves on firm earth again, away
from this fascinating place.
o uiuwuu uwmco .u oi.tur,
wo .v iU uv uwu tti ju c.cu ,
talk; we have been profoundly!
stirred in oar inmost souls. We do
not care to break the spell.
An English lady of rt-tiuement
after viewing tbe canon allied her
companion iu raptare, "Can it be
possible that Heaven Is moie beau
tilul than this! '
Arriving at the hotel wo dine
and to break the journey return
over a new road to Norris Basin
and the next day to the Mammoth
Uot Springs Hotel, having been
away six daj 8 and traveled in our
conveyance about 150 miles.
All tbe grand sights of the rest of
the world combined wonld not equal
the National Yellowstone Park.
There is some wonderful fishing
done in the Park; in a nnmber of
oaneht a nice one without movino-
a step or even turning around; you
can throw it over your head into a
hot boiling spring and have it
cooked and ready for tbe table a',
most before it stops wriggling.
Alter a nignts'8 rest we nua o ir-
. .. .
selves again on the oars westward
hnnnd. W mnr. rntn nnnrhr
stop before reaching tbe Pacific at
Helena, tbe Queen of the moun
tains, as it is called. Capital ot
This is a gold district. A visit
to the Assay office is mteiesting.
fhey have scales so accura e tlut
if you place ou the opposite sidi-f
of the seals two bits of piper on
one of which you hae m:eu i ut-
name, it w.b ttj-ct the uaUiot- of
Atone of I lie li.iuk the. sho
you solid onuiiKs ol gold nuggets
as they call them
one of which !
the size of mv hand, they told me
was valued at $1,500 and a uggei
the sige of a jjincigo gut's loot
would be worth 10,000 .
Another railroad lide of lid hours
brings ns to Portland, Oregon. To
reach this poiut we pass through
a beaa tilul country and see much
that is interesting; CoUrr d'Alene
moa'itains; Peud d Oreille iakn re
gion and we skirt the banks of the
grand Columbia aud ei j iy a suc
cession of views of that Mipeib
scenery which has given the river
its world wide reputation.
Portland itf-3,300 miJps from ew
York; has a population of nearly
40,000 and is a most attractive city
to visit. Although 100 miles from
the ocean, it is a seapor, as the
largest steamers can come uo the
river to the docks of the city. In j
tnis sinaiixTTw uajd to be
twenty ope millionaires, r
After a short rest we take tbe
cars from Tacoma, W. T., situated
at the head or Puget sound, where
we arrived before dark the s.me
day. Here we will rest few days
'visit our good old fik-nd, Bishop
Paddock aud his fa-nil. ); go with
them to the famous Lop district
Poyallnp, apd the saw in II cutting
250.000 leet of lumb' i wry du ;
ond last but not least, salmou fish-j
itiir I ninuh tli It mv son in I 11 I cs
hours 100 pounds of as Hue silver many curio-
. nlmnn aa irora pviir lnVftl i:lll llf,the ludtatlS
c a ' fuo v v .. . .... ...
the water without going out of sight
of the hotel. Tht re are ery large
trees in Washington Ternton;
Bishop Paddock told rue be was in
the stump of one that measured 8S
feet in diameter; he estimated that
75 persons conld easily stand in
Ar. T-Annma vou fret a fine view
nf Mr. Tma riuinsr to the heiffht
of 14,440 lee". The trip to Alaska I
really bgins at Tacoma. e take
the steamboat at this place, Bail up
Puget sound, stop a short time at
Seattle and then on to Port Town
send, near the bouodry line of our
country. Here we take the steam
er which is to take us to Alaska
and return, pFori4ec we (o not get
shipwrecked on the way.
Very tew people have any idea
of the extent of this territory pur
chased by Wm. H. Seward for our
country from Bussia. tie was
laughed at at the time lor giving
$7,200,000 tor a few icebergs, and
said tbe next generation would ap
preciate tbe value of the purchase.
Up to January 1, 1800, the Gov
ernment has received 10,000,000 in
royalties an seal skins and duties
on dyed skins returned from Lon
don and to give you an idea of the
value of the fisheries (which are
still in their infancy) I give you an
extract on Gov. Swinelord's report
given to congress December, J.887:
Tne proauct oi tne nsDeries lor
the year he estimates at over 11,
500,000 pounds of canned and
14,000 barrels of salted salmon.
The whale fisheries haye produced
in the neiehborhood of GOO 000
gallons of oil and 250,000 pounds of
Pmn ahnnt, thft sam fts last vpar
bone, aoouc me Bame as last year.
The annual catch of cod amounts
to about 5,000,000 pounds. The
total value of the product of the
Alaskan fisheries for the 3 ear is
estimated as $3,000,000
Ton vine Port, Town RAnd a ftcr a
sail of eight or ten hours wo stop
at Nanaimo, 80 miles north of Vic
toria on Vancouvers Islaud to take
on supply of'coal. Tbe captain
will not keep yon longer than nec
essary here as be is anxious to
Start north on bis journey. All
aboard and away we go. V now
bid good bye to railroads and the
telegraphs; we are di voiced from
the world so to speak. Nothing
loan be beard from us uutil we like
th Irishman "brinr?onr nwn letters
bact telling ol our saTe hi i 1 vh I "
'ThAfrnirlA Hrnir katm H ill .nn l,a..u
i uriu en ov in"
: fiiuhta-fr AAf. ilrink ami ha mom-"
. J : .. . . . , .,
Thi t f jr ; , .i,,Ml.. ,'
, and a snare, for vib r living I imvp
never experienced. In this respect
a goocj time to maHe I he trip is
i tiitii fr,f it mill i, 1...,. 1
- ah w atnm nhmcr nn thp p.nif
0f Georgia we begin to realize that
! we are oat of tbe world ; not a sail
! ; mo.-t
ot t i.
Thousand islands of the Sc.
L-iwience bin leii tunes a trrand :
i , , .
not vt vi.n nam..it. Th. .l
- - 6""-"-
Dook sas )oa cau t,aiif week after
j week) W),mt a ri,,,)le to disturb!
the equilibrium of the vessel, but j
! don't you belu-ve that to be strictly
j trne. 1 have cr .ssed the Ai lantic j
ocean WIU, jess motion to (tie h ii ip
man we experienced on tins tup.
Leaving the Gulf of Georgia,
wr,r. u- iiv un m-mv wiiaioa
and large numbers of i'.-it i; i cd
game, we enter Discovery Passage,
ill) winch one of mil men ol i.v,ir, t In
Siranac, discov.- ed a rock b run
ning on to it in 1 S 7 , ami was
; wrecked upon what is now known
as Ripple H'ck. From thispoini
we inter Johu-.toii Strait. A sail
of sixty miles brings us to the
Northern and of Vancouver Island
and into Oneeii Cliailotte S uud.
rrM if ii n.i., K1,,... r.n k..
"id 11 mi: niiiu i wnc o'u " m nr
able to take a torn at ea sickness
Iu five or six hours we run again
behiud islands and again enj j
grand mountain sceuerv. Tuit
icontinues lor tweutv-four h.mi
when the fteaiu whistle blows, tht i
of any kiml no n- ' i.
-i e a -1 tt l-r;o'ii : , .110 11.
In. line on hule. Otli (
northwest and wo.s'l lul iii
of the 'ilii 1 1-in 1 11 lis one
cannons belch out fire and smoke, i , v.,,, rmmug tUf - -
echo alter echo vibrates from hill ! ba htj" rau u t0 re' f at high j penment of constitutional govern
to hill. Tbe engine stops; we have I , e' itld tld and falls 'IS j ment on this oontinent is a failure.
arrived at Koj t T"Ugas, -he mosi j
southern point in Alaska. set
ja few Indians on shore; after a
, " , ......
n-lnL fl.,1 n..ll....i.... ..I Ik,
" ""D "4- l"'u" ""'" ;
( fort COmeH OU board. I
Had 1 been a real estate agent 1 j
would have laid out the place io j
city lots and brought the map here
i to induce you to invest. 1 would t
issued a circular staling, ainoi.g !
other ttiingi, ihat the white popu I
lation of thecit.s had increased oue I
hundred per cent, during the last j
ix months. '
Tuey fiu.es wdl ti.it lie, bu
iiii- ofteij uikt'iifdle mi ii ession.
The fact ate, a ou-torn 110U.se Wa.
j establish. (1 l.eie lor Uo e-irlhh
leas.ui otliet thau to make a plain
some one 1 lit 0111,1 wuue in
habitant ul 1 he pi.ice tor the last
three eais had been a collector at
attalaryof 1.300 a year; all ht
has to do i to fi-h aud hunt eat
and sleep. Jj 1st .-uuiiner his son, a
hoy 1.) yeais ojd, wept tbere to
speud tUe wiutri wiUi his lather.
Ihls accounts foi the large lucre-tx
in the populai iou. j
The Indian town uumbers about i
three uuudied and at this place the
finest totem poles in ihe ten'toi v
ate O be found. These air, pules
richly caivud fa Sraurs shapes
giving in these figures the family
history for mauy generations. They
are placed it) front of their houses
and are held sacred.
The colb-ctoi 's son rcld me they
shot t wo di er a fe w daj s beloi e we
arrived and while tbe ere biinij-
in.g ODe n0Qie the solves ran away
wun tne ottier
Kimrt sail from T-j'- brings
We f, ui"g BlaWv
nd a little further est to goring,
U taeJ" tho salmon are m
thidi at c.Ttam seasons ol the
pear ihat hoats o.muot na igate
the river. From here we go up
! Clarence Straits, lbiuce of N ales
I 'y10 between us and the
i. act uc, auu arrnea; toil nr.iujjt-i.
Wraugel is a tumble dow u look-
U1C town , near
the mouth ol
At this place
be t n ui ed from
Cai nets the s:7..-
b t ICa cell
of the end of oui thumb are found
iu the rocks; ou ma secure a
pocKec tun in nan an noiif. i
, r ii- tr i i
Game iu this tection ui Ihe;
country is as thick, as bops. An
Indian told me be killed seventy
eight bl ick bears, in Wrangel in
one month, and half a dozen deer is
only ordinary luck, for a hunter in
Bucks arc seen oy
The same udian
brought his canoe on board. It
was fifty ftet loDg and seven feet
beam out of tbe trunk of a tree.
As we quietly steam along tbe
narrow Strait, flock after flock ol
wild duck i ise from the water, strik
ing it with their wings, makmg a pe
culiar noise w hicb is tbe only thing ! .
tn ha licsird Occasion all v w see
a tilled with Indians.
The scenerv is lovely. Qn our
return trip it was in Wrangel
Strait that we saw about a mile
ahead of the ship two deer swim
ming from one Island to another.
The Captain changed the course of
the ship so as to head them off:
blowing the steam whistle in quick
succession for eight qr tea tiroes
they beoame frightened; we lowered
the boat and captured both of them
alive. They became perfectly tame
twenty-four hours and were pets
the rest of the voyage
Five or six hours after leaving
Wraneel we enter Prince Fr.der
ick's sound and here
lAahn.na a n A ctat nnr fi rflf. Triaw nf a
f Tn, "Vbis point. A little further west
evenpurdown the Maps noand North the weather is much
referred to in guide Books, and yet ore severe.
is magnificent. Mangel
i alter range OI Bnow witu tuio iui-
,L. ; tu fnn a
. iu u.
fine a view as from the top of Mt.
T?oi Switzerland, admitted to be
the finest view in Europe.
Next morning we arrive at
1 .Inneftu. Thus far although we
I have traveled hundreds of miles, in
i all the settlements together the
' white inhabitants do not number
50. This is the heart of the mining
j region and perhaps the most law
less town in the I'uited State,-; the
future of this part of Alaska they
'claim will tqual Cal.farnia. Theie
are now from four 10 live hundred
, white people, mostly iniuers, iu s his
place. It will surprise jou to hear
ihat up to tbe time of the arrival of
onr steamer a home had never been
seen in Aiassn. y e u u iu un
hnard. When the Indians, who
. .,,1 i!,a H.w.k nn nnr airiv.il tl
: cru ucu iuc "... ...... ... .--
rtll rhfir basket work aud cuiro.i,
s..,v nrpnarations beinir made to
Und thi borsrs, ihey all. men,
, women and children ran as last, as
in t Heir ieg womn cm) i.ucm i..
. nioiua nf nafAtv. behind trees and
ockg and 8hantie8) pePpkingout to
: rpc what was eoine on. A horse
they were afraid of; a bear they
1 would have made short work of.
Opp.site DouBl.ss I-lami i
auotner set; lenient about the s u.i.
sizo Hiid th.- lam.. ns Tieilwtll ii,oi
which was purci. it (1 imir oi tiv
mti'fm'T ,"S,00lTrfJ"l,Ur ,blitW"ttt ,he haJ Fhal day
J .,,-" r,ulu bst spring was the finest view iu the world ;
lOr $l,o00,U00. iL IS the UlitMI,!nnu nf fli nlhuia I . n
,i .... O
- iihir ... ... ..
'".jv.uu uiui 01 11 11 ai 1 z e ver
At stated intervals, noon, sun-
down and dunng the night bUstiue
goes on TUe explosions 'are very
heavy, shaking the earth for miles
I arouuit: one r-.m easily
ueiue iwuie i.,."g close by. They
say whai.ctn u. - en of this ledge
in plain sight will give them woi k
tor fifty t-ur8.
Eight hours sail br ugs us to
Killis; oi). Here is a great fi-h oil
factory. They produced oUO.ODo
sauuni oi on uunug i.wj at tun,
place. I have told some pretty big
fish st t let-; here is another and it
is true, tor I saw ir.
A large lighter leit the ooi k at
8 o'clock eiupiy and return. -d ai 4
o ciock tne same dav
same day with nine
1.1.,1,. .a 1. .1 , 1. ..n...... .
uuumcu uimcw Ul U.-U, (111 OI WdlUU
! theycaught during that sh irt space
i of time.
I 1'''oai tuls. l)oint we untened ou
! to (jlii81er I5' to rescue the pas-;
: seuers an(i wtur of the steamer
ui me iudou,
ri -i.v.o r,.. i
. .euo njaieu, .ney just sue-1
lt-(l 111 tiA- Ii 1 11 ir Itur Knh
..hot ebeen half a mTlrt further, she i
1 .1 U . 1 , ..I
have sunk iu UO feet of 1
wattr with all ou board v e found ;
them liviug on the upper deck ol i
me snip wuu me water wilhiu
eighteen inches ot tiiem at nigh
tide. Thus thev had lived to; tn
weeks, 1 be ludians in lirgenuui i
h. .1,, . ...... ....
vt o uu cuuic niiuiug 1 1 ' x iiie nuip
to break Up iu order to secure such
mtful and ornameiutal ai tides as
I might float ou shoie which thej
j might take a lancy to.
j Twenty t',i:k-s up the bay is the
j taruous Aluir Gi,n:u i; .vj large is
i this that it is said i hat if the lar
gest Of those la liu- Alps could le
tran deried bo .il to II i e I a i'e u I
Muir.it would t-ciicd in ike a
respectable stZni no e.
Icebergs are coiisiau 1,, Inc. kitif;
away from the lace ot this glacier.
Ar, tunes the bay is luil ot then-;
while We Wele at the wreck; we sa"
ar lea-t tweniy, and two small
ones, one wetgning 4.000 pouuds.
VN e hauled it on Ooanl. wUioh g ive
Ui a supply of ice for the rest oi
the v tyage.
Iu p'easant wea;hei tiie steamei
goes close to tha glacier, lunch i
provided aud the passengers have
a picnic of five or six boms dura '
tiou oq tq iui?
Oa tb iai. IblS Klacler Is,
hundreds of feet high, th.ee miles
wide aud extends back no one
knows how many miles.
A few miles sail through l.;y sea
and Peril strait, where another'
steamer was lost not ousz since. I
brings us to Sitka, the citilI 0 i
the Territory, five thousand mi.es '
acne, rnij 4-ii is most ,
tailifl 'r'. i ? I'TO'i iihout aud within, and over
trom tuevAiiitiii which n iu piarn rn '
view, by hundretu 0f sm all Islands. I tne States was poftfiCaiaw&&
The inhabitants number about i wag heQtlled by State lines ; the
three hundred wtntes and oue : . J , . . ,
thousand Indians. A good mission , conflict that is now waged is social
work is here carried on by the and industrial, and extends to every
Presbyterian board. 1 home and fireside iu tbe IJuion.
There is much here to interest ir ,.,... i f(, .,v ,).,r, t-nari-
an , .i. . ri l- -u,,.-v. tV,,,
ucuas .e u.o ui u 'Ju''
hArriH itn . L- I i t nt phw TTit i IPAQ
i painted black and bones iu their :
I lips and riDgs ia their noss to add '.
to their beauty. i
I could no dougut iuterest you in !
: -jx I t r i r i nn rvf" r)m fnn ntrr of t hu !
e ,Ur. ,
U VIH. I pmii wi tu vvi.a.j'v-v
...,ira ,,a, . hp ar(, tnrmf
formed and I
.i o,Qi, h0hii-c 1
Ol LUC illUlUU C. Li VA IUDU H-'1!'. i '
their iuainag6 relations; the way j remedy found and promptly ap
they train their children; supersti- plied. But the farmers are not
tion aud witchcraft; how firmly ; aloQe ia the tl(Jiongh of despond."
they believe in the Medicine man; ! war hetwpfln canital and
love for whiskey Buttime will inere 13 wr between capital ana
not permit. I will say, however, I labor, Factories and workshops
that iu Alaska the uie is toss; the J are closed to tbe humble sons ol
husband dare uot make a trade of toj and starving women and chil
any kind without the wife's con- d look n on the 8pectacle and
sent. If she is not pleased with a , 1 ,
trude made, the man must take the
money back and bring the goods
to his w-ife.
It will surprise jou lo bear that
it seldom freezes in Sitka. All the
Summer vegetables were growing
r- frfirt r'iriluno
hon I was there
September 30, I picked flowers and 1
pressed them to bring home. j
The average temperature in De-1
cember is 3i degrees and tbej and man is benefited.
warmest in August 79. But how, Wanamaker took
it does rain there! Thirteen inches;
iu November: ten inches in Decern-! 400,000 from tbe channels of le
ber. J was told that it rained nine j gitimatejbasiness and made it the
months in the year and was awful- J paeans of debauchery and corrup
tly wet the other three months, j ti he e pablic exhibition of
Some one was wicked enough to i ' x:Q .k.
, , . oubted the story about he
longer in Alaska without having
the slightest efiect.
The cause of the mild climate is
the warm current of the Japan sea
' V. isriatrlkinff the American coast at
v nne we nave iraveieu tuua iar
i,n a .ie7, itji mnar orn irnm r.Hii i.o
m .nao .. w -----
twelve hundred m es further west
j aud north to reach the seal hunting
grounds and over three thousand
miles in the same direction to
reach the extreme western boun
dary. Bejond Sitka special trans
portation has to be provided;
regular steamers go no iuriuei.
That I may not leave on vour
minds the impression that all ol
Alii-ka is as I h ive described I
will say that Prof. Libby, of the
Schwatka, N. Y. Times exploring
expedition, who returned with us,
mid me that fie stood ou a glacier
3,0i(0 feet high and counted forty -seven
distinct glaciers, which
formed only pat t of one side of the 1
base of Mount St. lvias which raises
its head -0 000 feet above the level
of the sea.
The point where "pat ience ceases
to be a virtue" b is no ibmbt been
reached and i mu-t Suing tbi.
lecture to a close, it would not be
just the thing to leave Mm up in
'Alaska, so e w ill returr.
have m ule thi j uruey ol
miles without an accident
kiud ; im trai a upon which
we have traveled uas h.mcuuc (
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111 ' :i ere 1 - I U II i !,... I
111 S :.. i.i'i.l i I., s:
I 10 ..(lit in - I , iivleii I i.i; .
The men who
v e. e talk in tf agreed
" niw " V. n uCMItUK n Udb
seen the Canadian Ilills of Scot
land ; they answered, "No." Well,
said he, "the view lrom that place
is the finest iu the world." The
fourth man spoke up and asked if
he had understood riehtlv abojt
1 Canadian Hills nf s.ntianH rr
said '-he did." Well, then, said
man No. 4. "I own those hills: I
think I will go home and take in
the view; I have never noticed
t heir beauty."
IIow true tnis is. We do not
, al wa s realize that "there is no I
place like home" after all. Noth
iog we saw while away gave more
satisfaction to ns thau the hearty
greeting we received from one and
j all on our return.
We have conelndnd thut air.,
all dear old Rrnnklvr. la mvionni.ni,
.. v,s u
(THE .NATION'S DANGEE AND DE
A firm reliance upon Providence
gives to the Christian the assurance
of ,. ,,. ari(i thft nrnm!a A nf . nna
VYe will not believe that the ex.
Ey the blessings of God our fathers
OVercame the "ardshipe of colonial
life UTill liill thafntinilnfinna nf An.
me auU Uul th foundations of our
temple of liberty. Storm after
storm has bea t upon it, and it has
firm, for it is founded on a
I nat our rtejiublicau s sem w til
ui'iiituuc i o no .tnsciiicu oy wairiug
elements is to tie expecied, but the
., u,.., i,..., ,h. K K ..
" 1 1 w muu,i; 1 11 a. I, u rn III nil 11 '
Us thus far will o mriuue
side over our destinien.
to jr -
..I I that the U.-pahlic Is
uow in the throes (' it-vuhi Inn.
Pn b is so : hu it is w, II lor us ro
rein inbi-r that rhe world mows,
ari l ttiat all ch tnge is not revolu
tion. Kery day b iugs wjrli n
, !' r a i" ' il -
with the problem.
"how Kfiail we meet the situation !''
Fear atid irri solution are Ihe pre
cursors of disasters Ir is the im
perative duty of every man to h .Id
resources ot courage and de-
termination subject to bis command
aud move iutrepidly forward iu the
p tth of dut v.
(iThora ia a linn In h- war on.t
because there are lions man has
! dominion over the beasts of the
ye would not be understood as
i .., .. . ,
underestimating the grav.ty ot the
ouu lLlu"- 1,1 Lue l'a?H me
try was met dangers, from
cultuie is depressed."
do. - a uot describe the condition.
The farmer looks at his braad acres
aud sees them vanishing. "His
hnr4P, t,rl hoa ar petting
reatl to wa'to other pastures."
The eituation must be laoed. the
appeal to ueaeu .or ue.p ,
Is there any reason for this con
dition ot affairs ? There is. Nothing
exists without a cause. Shall we
inquire into it! Yes bqt briefly.
i Wliflnflriip x Kluoalnrr ia rlifTArfnrl
from its beneficent design suffering
is the result. Money is a olessing.
When properly nsed God is glorified
tDathaa Harrison for its nomi-
nal head and Qaay for its chief coun-
j sellor. Harrison, Quay and
j Wanamaker ig tbe trinUy of the
them, aad wonder, if
you can, at tbe ruin they have
Money the motive power that
moves the world! By what light,
human or divine, is the tariff
made an engine for grinding
money out of the bone and
muscle of the poor to fill the
coffers of the rich!
How is this agony to be escaped!
By repentance and good works
Goto the ballot-boxes and tell;
hn.c n,.- .And lii mftn ho, flpctftd.
. , ,
that America can't stand them any
louger. Thry are a stench even in
the field III II' if 1 1 ICS.
Can f.il llleis accomplish the
needed eformationt .No. Can
mechanicxf No. Who then? Ameri -
i.i. I- ..II ..V., ,.r,r1 AiUin.
lat ions, w bo fear God and love
man. Justice must return and
hold the i-calt-B even, frugality
must come and provide at the homes
r i .1 . jn
of our people, li.dustry and Leon?
nun in u ..t tro hand in hand: and
above all there must be a sublime
. rrast iu providence.
Example teaches without a tongue.
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j C.roToVhlut' 7. uJ.
uuii.bam 340 lumntcu. at present AI-
.thnlluh Ihhmlll.n ....ILxr.,,.,! .H
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Rleigh Visitor: Representative
Cheatham, of Nortd Carolina, tne aoJ i
tary member of his race io the prturni
Counrega, will oon appoint u regrj
cadet to Annapolis. He Le the
trscond nrgro ever at tie naval school if
he gets in.
Two monster logs have jast been
shipped from Swain county toGormany
as a part of the North Carolina exhu, i
. at the German Krposicion lo tike iInr
tbis summer. They measured resp-c-tlVklv
sixty-nine and seventy inebef 11
j diameter, and were of the curly p p-
I Wilmington M-siD(t'r: Tiiere hi-
been adoed to to buildn.g fund .if m
i You i K Mtn's C lrirtlun A--i i-i. i . .
1 iikiL the ua l Uo d h . a n!. d i , .1
81 000, aud besides 88 2)0 in buLds r.uve
been tken. Tbis now msli.K lie
pledged fund aud r. sources fur ihe.r
propoHud building purposes amou..t
Wjta Dailj; Tht flif hi. h w ...
awarded the Wioston (iisdej Bcboo. 1
by tbe publishers of the Yuutb's otc
paciioa, Boston, fer ih beet essay, i.r
riyetl yesterday evening. Tbe teachers
and pupils are proud of the honor on
for it speaks conjojer.dable to the city
Of Winston and her grand and noble
institution of K-armn.
A difficulty oecuriei at OretnviM
Monday afternoon between J. M Kmg
nd Joceph Rawls, in which King was
shot at three times, each ball takin.
effect. R Is was shot ouco in the leg,
but not seriously. Kami's wounds ae
cons dered serious The in ubie was
about the rei.t of a mule.
Cbirloite Chronicle: The crowds at
tending the Saru Jones mer.mgs con-'
tioue to ihrease every d.y. Tnere :
were more p- pie here yestui day than '
niy pr.vii.uH .,v O.d citiai.s
. t. ..... .. 1
.i-.i it ix, iiiv never i-een so manv 11
1 any previous urcwn ri
rh.t arrive n lod. d siiili
pe p: Hr.ipl O'htim frtiin far and
near in all 1 i , f cjnver-.noes.
Win in ton Shi: Mr Hern. .riD ' 1
Qieschen, a pi .mi irulirni.m cil.z-n '
. Wil miigtoti. di 1 at bin resideuce i.:
ihi- i-iry entrd a aitrno m ub m:. 1 vi
'cl n k. fier a 1 illness of two or l!.r-e
' iy ptioid fv r. Mr. (ii c ii 11 .
'as in tin 1 u iiiy ri ah yt-u of his age,
"i 1 wish !iti e of G-rmatiy, but had'
r. sided iu Wilmington the greater psrt
or hi- life He wa- f.ireman of Howard
Rjti-f Fire E'igine Ooropany. a member '
of Germanic :ornet Band and of Oer
mania Lodg Knights of Pj tbias.
R lei,h N-"B arid Oberver: Tl-. !
banq.f t. of ;tii.''h;iiiih.rnf Commerce
t ibe Yarhoro Ust i.ihtas nothing
I ilii.it a grand meeting of the busi
nef men (if Raleigh such as has rarely
iwi.ii .cm herebt-fore Representatives
of i vn ofcllim; and station mingled
tOs?eiti.r and over t e ueneroue fmant
wnl h "8 spread and 'imi l theoordial
p'iuhted to Raleigh and to her future
progress, prosperity and greatness
Sin ford Express: A representative of
this paper while in Wilmington this
week called 00 Mr. W H 8miih, who
is ia charge of the government building
thpre. for the purpose tf learning what
could be done with the Sanford brown
stone, a few carloads of which had been
shipped to Wilmington. We were
highly pleased to learn that this brown
atone had been put to a most severe test
and proved absolutely everything de
sired in brownstone. It has two dis
tinct colore, lr writ and brown-red and
can be carved in almost tvery conceiv
VW4!sari8oi3e of it had been
better appearance tTTan rJrabiu
Hdleigb Obioniole: A letter received
from Nashville epterday stated that a
man who was put in the lock-up there
set 8re to a matt'ess for the purpose of
burning bia way out. The fire overdid
the business for him and like to have
burned him up. The whole interior of
the room in which he was oon fined took
fire, and then h begin to yell and
whoop for help. Some citizens broke
open tin door from the outside and res
cued him. tut not until his hair had
been neirlv all sit god flf. He was re
moved tn the j .il for safe keeping
Rev. C. Durham, seoritary of tho State
Baptist Board of Missions, reports that
yesterday was the end of the fiscal year
for the Southern Baptist convention.
Official figures have not been stated,
but the secretary says that the Baptist
contributions throughout the south for
Home and Foreign missions are more
than ever before. Last year this State
gave $2,000 for Home missioDs and
$7,000 for Foreign missions. These
amounts are increased this year, tbe in
crease coming from the western coan
tiea. Sam Jones in Charlotte Immense
Audiences Assemble lo Hear Mini.
Charlotte, N. C, Aptil 27. Sam
Jones preached three sen ,-jns today to
audiences of six thousand a? each meet-1
iog in the tabernacle. In the afterno jn ,
sermon to men hve thousand were
present. Tbe evangelist created &
sensation and aroused much inciiena-
uon among old citizens by announcing
the 20th of May celebration of iht
Mecklenburg Declaration of Iodt pen
dence as fouaded on a my.li and uoth
tne but a drunken frolic The 20th ol
May iti a legal holiday in North Caro
Charlotte, April 27. At the sermon
tonight Sam Jonea said that his charge
in the afternoon that the Mecklenburg
Declaration of Indendenoe is a myth,
he had since learned was an egregious
error. He apologized humbly for
slandering the noble people, and said
those Philadelphia people had imposed
on him in the matter, and when he got
back to Philadelphia again be would
stamp the feathers out of them for im
posing on him about the Mecklenburg
Declaration of Indepeadenco.
Sam Jones Said in Char- ,
They ttll me you've got "society"
Iihia in ( ?rmrlnt r.rt. Tr. rf-ntiirPH a 75 c.nt
nir ut alinnrri nnrl n $1 25 nmn hftt to
... ...j. - - - .-
admit you into Coarlo t society bo
culleii. tod pity you little tin) pletons !
If ou go lo Uihiojore iirtjon the 1
b Jiitnu socieijheio ttiey ou I dn 't al-j
low ) ou to sp. p nut tli' ir kitchen, j
Cbarlotie woii'lj ! there's no life, re-
liycion. vni.rrj an hoi il or tnar.l.o id in it,'
On L irtl ' linve uieicy on us A si -
oii ty iluil- ! ii'ithit: but a enrn oa the
dm 1 . V Lii; tit-. mni h (i ml u;t- i , only a
! wait on the euil of ti.e il-iil's noi-o. I
kon i ii ibii k I mn tiie rnughehi
pre..chi r jt u ever hear,l talk. 1 love
IO j'l' MnUlU llio tpHlhi.IK ' Ut ' f tin
1 Li-1 Hie Ha ' to V Oil I h e b' PI K -A i-i- t --(
' g. ntlet m.d purei,t w.im-i. m t've
, I(- h dlrfltuvo , u t .... , .
; Cm.h oit- ibm ou htiM t r up t-i a ut-;
I tll Oil. r,hil,Ill .I.t- '.OT Ir- Ill-Ill. V f'T
irnit cluen A mm ....i--h M I ( 0
j i,.t i.n ir go roun i a 11 mn"
; f"r r ' , ur,'V Y"'
i nia lintt, .ii! . i ii -iri- ti i l i , e mi;
; hiK Hf)l1 lf h.i.ii n- ho
and bii ti. h. u ., i, kc.
j aiu j irl p., u t v u,
i h c .te m. v crow A'-d y mi nte in .
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e unit I I i tli'.
i wlitti n ii con f
Bet you out iiy mi '
yuu a m m i c i- 1 i
I like a Rood (tire
man. Durham Globe.
grmiij , I oble
t ; it is pleasant
b iitid ficta
: I !iO Kidneys,
' -i n the f)'8
- C'il, Is, bead
en reg habitual
f Figs is the
.11 1 ever pro-
t!:f (;;sfc and ac
:n:ie!i, jiromjtt in
ii; 'ief:eiiil in ite
iy iioni the most
')' coniniend it
it the most
. ' i ; ?:do in HOc
'o dni;'i.t who
i I:.t:nl w ill pro
iiny one wlio
' j 1..' t accept any
Pill;-: :! 'i
no thorn nnleaa
DioiKlaH' name and
! nri' Klamped on tbe
ntnnol supply you,
IIOIIOIII. II 1
Hf-ml iliriM t I
Vitu- i'ntf, ll.-avy .:t-'l ;rain nn.l Creed
ill 111.- wotM. Tlxnmiiio litft
S.i.fti :r.M im: 11 mim:ih i siioe.
-!.( 11 wti-stavm h;i.t sitOK.
M.-ll Mlt.K l: AM) KMiMKKS SIIOE.
Wi.r, l.Ilt II I 1: AI.K SIIOK.
f-s.'is .v voi;k 1 no ni i:n's suoes.
'4.()!l mill H.7 HOYS' SCHOOL SHOES.
AH 1 1 1, ' iti I'liii'ivst.. llulliin and Luce.
$3 & $2 SHOES lafdi1s.
81. 75 SHOK I'OIt MISSES.
Best Material.' Host Style. Best Flttinc
DoupluH. Hmkton, Mass. Sold by
ATT ACtlMEHlS I
3. T-3 UNiON tiUUHI-iL.N.T. "FRa
Fcr Cattle, Chso?, Pegs, Sogr,
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SPECIFIC No. ah
lQUSeJU Miuiij ftwujiui rojimtij jw
Nervous Debility vital Weakness,
find Proration, from ovr-wcrk or other cwe?.
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Sold J.v Ki G-HH-rfl, ora-'iitl, 4 paid on rooelptot
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