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1 VHY WAIL IIE ATTITUDE
CraMla of Mffereat Nations Olve
Notice That Protection Will Bo At.
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A Bumlay Bight cable meeeage from
Ooto'a. Colombia, aaya:
Aa a result of aa exchange of notes
between the United States gun-boat
¥«tMl M 4 the General Plnsou.
Igaaclo fltarp. commanding the Pla
son. which lias 600 men on board, ban
- oMsHt notified the American. Bri
tish and Preach warships now In the
larbor that ho Intends to bombard
Colon at moon Monday, thus glvlag 24
ham* notice. The various consuls
•re notifying their respective fellow
cltisens that refine may be had ou
hoard the warships To bombard the
town at Colon. It Is absolutely neces
sary to Are across the railroad tracks
sad the railroad ebploycs probably
will refuse to work. Lieutenant Com
mander lfcCrsa. of the llachlas. Is the
eeaibr naval officer and was Instruct
ed from Washington recanting tlio
threats to bombard. There Is much ex
citement la Colon. The afternoon pas
senger train, which should have ar
rived here at • o'clock, had not ar
rived at S.
Breastworks are being erected In
the pabllc throughfaree of Panama.
The town folk tn the vicinity of these
are hastily removing to safer places.
▲II persons konwn to be Liberals are
arrested on sight. The government
has declared Its Intention to contest
every Inch of ground If aa entrance
to the city Is effected. It la reported
that some 70 persons who were
wounded at Prequlto were landed on
the Island of Taboga, Panama harbor,
to avoid creating alarm In Panama.
Taboga la abou* 8 miles from Paaamc.
The government Is veryanaleus that
marines" should be landed from the
United States battleship lowa,, but
Captain Perry, her commander, ha*
not complied with this request
The Boyaca returned to Panama a
second time Saturday afternoon with
General AI ban and a few men. The
government claims to have effected a
landing at Chorrera, routing the ene
my and recovering ail the prisoner*
previously reported taken, with the
exception of two. Among the number
recovered, according to the govern
ment version,.ls the alcadc of Taboga.
The Liberal version of the Incident
la that the alcade was afraid to light
and when captured offered Domingo
Dlax, the Liberal leader. SI,OOO if he
woqld release blm, that the offer was
accepted and the alcade was allowed
to go, after giving his word of honor
not to attempt to escape. The Liberals
aise asaert that General Alban ef
fee ted a landing at Chorrera after
the Liberals had. withdrawn to Join
the Liberal forces marching to the
It Is asserted that the steamer Deri
aa, which the Liberals recently cap
tared from the government, escaped
the Boyaca under cover of night, but
It Is generally believed that she was
seat to Tacamo some time ago. The
government claims that the Chorrera
troops are momentarily expected at
Paaama and that on their arr'val
there preparations will be male tn
.attack the Liberals' advance gusrtl
and that these will not cease until
Colon has been recaptured. Great
hopes are entertained that the news
of the capture of Colon will Induce
the authorities at Baranqullla to send
big reentorcementa to land at Colon
and annihilate the enemv.
It Is reported that the Liberal gun
boat Almlrante Pad Ilia with General
Herrera on hoard, left La Llbertad,
Baa Salvador, bound for Panama. The
United Statee gun-boat Concord, Com
maader Harry Knox, arrived at Pana
ma Saturday. Colon baa become a red
city, being in Liberal hands. A large
red tag bearing the words "Patla y
~ A Llbertad'' la flying at the curatel.
New V«k Storm Swept.
New Tork, Special.—A heavy north
eaat gala has been ragtag along the
coast for the past SO boors. The storm
•at la at Sunset Saturday, blowing
with great severity all night, accom
pealed by heavy rain. Ia the upper
aad lower bay the storm blew with
great fury aad aa unusually high tide
washed ap on the Statea Island
ahorse, doing considerable damage to
docks, small boats aad other craft.
Ta kmm* Oeorgla'a CaaatMatla*
Atlanta. SpeetaL—A MU contain
■ las amendments to the constitution
ef Oeorgia was Introduced la the
house of Representatives Monday.
Kb iwoOehJßS are: l That a
Court of Appeals be eetabliahed; that
all passions be pat apoa aa Indigent
basis. That there shall be a change
at venue ta all criminal cases where
there Is Stater of lynching: that the
term of Governor shall ha changed
„ from two ta four yeare aad that he
* Jha- Ineligible tor four years after the
, aspiration jof his term; that the entire
educational fund at the State shall be
.. divided between the ..woes and
' whites tor adaratioaal la the
- taaet si apart Inn Br the amount of
* Bet»t By B. AO.
: Marietta. O, BpaelaL-Tha 6ble
! y " Little Kamwka Railroad", h»
twee# th« city aad Saaeevlße which
ta supposed to have baaa sold some
tla» ago to the Wabash gyatam. has
■; w n Bold to the Baltimore aad Ohio.
Botii syatems wan aazlooa ta aa
. JHdrs the read, the ft* mar to com-
Site their llaa Baas the Lakaa to the
aeaboaid toy way at tha
WWt "VTrgtsJa. The lht
It to yaoet He soeth
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"Oue ol Charlotte's ——Hint Men
Charlotte Special—CoL Job* L
Morahead died of heart dlaeaee at the
Buford Hotel Wednesday night at Bve
mlnutee past t o'clock^
De*fh was laatantaaeoua. Col. Mora
head was sitting on the kmaga that
runs along the aide of the hotel lobby.
On either side of him were Mr. H. C.
Ecclea. one of the Proprietors of tbe
hotel, aad Mr. W./C. Miller, of Pitta
burg, Pa. Col. Mdrehead was talking
casually or Uoighlagly, when aud
dealy hla cane dropped from hie
handa and be Kaned heavily against
Mr. Kccles. HI k body lurched aad
would have vfa itn forward to the
floor but for the quick support of
Mr. Kccles' arm. CoL Morahead
breathed heavily for a few aecoada.
A numbed of people were la the
hotel lobby aad thtee at once rushed
to the assistance of the strickea man.
Physicians were summoned and la a
few mlautos three or tour had ar
rived. They said that death had beea
Immediate and waa reeultant from
The news of Col. Morehead'e death
came aa a great shock to this com
munity. He had been seen here Wed
needay morning and afternoon on the
streets and eleewhere. He seemed to
be in perfect health sad his vigor and
brightness were more thsn once a mat
tor of comment. Yet. while there were
evidently no premonitory symptoms,
physicians stated last night that Col.
Morchead bad had a heart ailment
for tbe last two years. This did not
csuse blm pain or trouble, but a local
physician had told him of tbe pres
ence of the disease and thla diag
nosis had been confirmed by Dr.
Janeway, of New York city.
Col. Morehead was 67 years of age
and was a sou of the late Governor J.
M .Morehead. He waa bora at Oreens
boro and lived there until he entered
the State University. At college be
distinguished himself by proficiency
In his studies and waa the valedic
torian of bis claas.
Shortly after be left college be mar
ried Mlaa Sarah Phlfer. of Charlotte,
a daughter of Mr. W. F. Phlfer. and a
sister of Mr. W. W. Phlfer. Mr. George
l'hlffer. Mlaa Cordelia Phlfer. and Mrs.
Josle Durant, of tbla city; Mrs. M. C.
Qulnn, of Ssllsbury, and Mr. Robert
Phlfer, of Danville, Va.
For a few years after hla marriagt
Col. Morehead lived In Cabarrua coun
ty. at what Is termed the Old Smith
home. He then moved to Charlotte
and lived here almost continuously,
until about two' yeara ago, at hla band
some residence on South Tryon street.
He was twice married; by the first
marriage there being five children. Of
these Annie and Phlfer died wbllu
quite young, and Mlaa Louie Jones,
who became the wife of Mr. J. G.
Bryce. of this city, died some years
ago". The other two children, as na»
been suggested, are Mrs. 8. B. Jones
snd Mr. John M. Morehesd.
Col. Morehead's family has taken
a most prominent part In tbe history
of North Carolina and to hla father
Governor Morehead, was due ' th*
major part of the credit for hulklltir
the North Carolina Railroad.
Brothers snd 'sinters of CoL More
head. well-known In this Stste. were
Mrs. William Walgbsttll Avery, of
Morgan ton: Mrs. Peter Evaae. Mrs.
Julius A. Grey. of Greensboro; Mrs
Giles Patterson, of Winston, and Mr.
Eugene .Morehead. of Durham, who
arp dead; and Mrs. little Walker, of
Spray, and Mr. Turner M. Morehead
of New York city, who survive.
W. N. C. Conference.
The twelfth snnual session of tbe
Western North Carolina conference of
the Metbodlat Eplkcopal ehurch. South,
met at Qastonla Wednesday* morning.
A good number of lay delegates snd
most of the preacherj were present.
Tbe usual committees were appointed.
The appointments will not be msde
until neat week.
Came to Life After Faaeral.
' Decatur, Ala.. Special —James
Wynn. an Oxford blacksmith, nar
rowly escaped being buried alive. Af
ter the funeral services, the casket
was opened at the grave, when tht
body waa" Been to move. The eaahelr
was hurried bsck to the home of
Wytin. where be revived and la now
under treatment. Wynn had been pro
nounced dead by pbyslclana aad be
lay apparently dead for two Dig hla and
Little Items of Newa
Senator Depew will wed Miss PaV
ner In Perls on Christmas day.
Bishop K. P. Atwell, Weatern Mis
souri Episcopal dloceaa, la seriously 111.
Oovernor Jenkins la his snnual re
port strongly urges Statehood for Okla
Furniture makers of the South meet
st Charlotte. N. C„ today to organise
The Isthmian Commission s report
will be In the President's hands the lat
ter part of the week.
' Three hundred telephone connec
tions in Chicago, 111., 'ware cut Sunday,
presumsbly by strlkera.
Six persons were badly Injured by a
trolley car at Hubbard, 0.. tumping the
track and overturning.
Indian Agent Thomas ftlchacde. »
Fort Berthoid, under charge of Incom
petency, will be dlamlsaed from the
Jcjrt as the trsasport Mesde * was
Joav|ng Baa Francisco. Cat, tor Ma
nila. James Bruce waa arrested charged
jwlth a diaaaond robbery la. Chicago.
Coat of Cxelgaax Trial.
Buffalo. N. Y„ expense
laenrred in the trial aad.QDnvlstlors of
Leon F. Cxolgoax, the-assess I a of Pres
ides! McKinley, was 41.7 M.50. Of this
sum 1500 was paid the attorneys who
defended him, *I,OOO was told the
ailenlata who examined htm; SMI was
paid the deputies who guarded him;
|]l was paid for ptctaaree taken, and
theee Is a hUI of 4UI-30 for the trans
uortlng'Of Cxolgosx and hU gusrde to
Aufrura. This bill, It 4a said, the Btate
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2Vm« to Ournelve«, Our Nelf/hb»rn, Our Country and Our Qod.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C., FRIDAY, NOVEMBEI-; 29, 1901.
1 Cbargee Ta Ba Served By Methodist
Ministers During the Year.
The Weetem North Carolina Coafvr
| ence of the Methodlat Episcopal
Church, Bouth. which has beea in ses
sion at Oaatonla, adjourned oa Moo*
After reaolutiona of thaake and other
business was all finished, the minutes
of the evening aeealon were read and
approved, and Bishop Hargrove read
> the sppolntments for ths ensuing year,
ASHBVILLE DISTRICT —R. H.
PARKER. P. E.
; Haywood Street—E. L. Bain, and J.
C. Troy, supernumerary.
North AaheVUte—E. K. McLarty.
Bethel—J. W. Moore.
Weavervllle Station—A: W. Plyler.
Weavervllle Circuit—L. B. Aber
Swan nan oa District—G. W. Crutch
Cane Creek Circuit—J.' W. Camp
Saluda Circuit—J. D. Glbaon.
Hoaderaonvllle Station —W. M. Cur
tis. ' _ _ ■
Ivy Circuit—t). It. Proffltt.
Bsld Creek Circuit—J. W. Bradley.
Burnville Circuit—J. S. Kagan.
Marshall Circuit—J. M. Roland, sup
Hot Sprjiigs Circuit—J. F. Arm
Old Fort Circuit—J. C. Mock.
FRANKLIN DISTRICT—J. A. COOK.
Franklin Station—lra Erwln.
Franklin Circuit —J. C. Poetetle.
Macon Circuit —J. H. Moore.
Webster Circuit —E. Meyers.
Whltt.ler Circuit—J. A. J. Farring
Cherokee—A. W. Jacoba.
Bryson City and Buahnell —W. F. El
Nantahala Circuit—B. V.\ Cord Ml,
Robblnville Circuit—o. P. Ader.
Andrewa Circuit —T. C. Jordan.
Murphy Station—A. T. Bell.
Hlawasaee Circuit—J. J. Welsh, tup
Hayesvllle Circuit—W. A. Thomas.
Glenvllle Circuit—J. J. Edwards.
CHARLOTTE DISTRICT —J. C.
ROWE, P. E.
Charlotte—Tryon* Street—T. F.
Trinity—G. H. Detwller.
Brevard Street—L. A. Falle.
Calvary—A. R. Surratt.
Hopkins—J. J, Kada.
Dllworth —R. 0. Tuttle.
Epworth aad Severavllle—J. F. Butt,
Ansonvtlle—J. H. Brendle.
Clear Creek—D. v. Flncher.
Derlta—W. L.. Nicholson.
Lllesvllle —8. 8. Casque.
Monroe Station—W. M. Bagby.
Monroe Circuit—W. V. Honeycutt.
Morven—L. E. Staley.
Plnevtlle —H. C. Sprinkle.
Polkton—E. O. Puaey.
Wadesboro —D. M. Lltaker.
Waxhaw—M. T. Steele.
Weddlngton—R. M. Taylor.
GREENSBORO DISTRICT J R.
BCROGGS, P. E.
Weat Market Street—B. B. Turrcn
Centenary—M. A. Smith.
Spring Garden—L. W. Crawfard.
Proximity—J. P. Trlplatt.
Greensboro Circuit—J. E. Woosley.
Reldsvllle —Main Street—D. V. Pries.
Ware's Chapel-S. P. Douglass.
Wentworth—A. 8. Raner.
Ruffla—J. B. Davie.
Pleasant Garden—B. J. Poe and P.
L. ,J Groom, supernumerary. L -
Liberty—G. E. Eaves,
Ransom Station—T. 8. Ellington.
. Asheboro—J. P. Rodgers.
Aaheboro Circuit—J. F Allred. sup
ply..*- »• •
Uwharrle —W. 8. Hale.
Jackson HUI—C. H. Cavlneae.
Handlemah aad Naomi Station-L.
Randolph—C. A. Wood.
West Randolph—J. P. Lannlng.
■ High Point—Washington Street—J.
Booth Mala —O. F. Klrby.
Editor North Carolina Chrlatlan Ad
vocate-H. M. Blatr.
Rundav Bchpol Secretary—J. A. Bald
Missionary Secretary—W. L. Grla
- Headmaster Trinity High School—
A. A. Csrter. a .
Superintendent Public School In
High Point—G. H. Croweli.
MOUNT AIRY DIBTRICT-rJ. J.
RKNN. P. E.
ML Airy Station—Z. Paris.
Mt Airy Circuit—V. O. Mareh.
Pilot Mountain—A. T. Coburn, aup
Stoke*—W. L. Davidson.
Rockford—J. W. Strlder.
East Bend—A. J. Burros
Klkln—W. H. Lelth.
Jonesville — 8. E. Richardson.
Wllkeaboro—B. P. Greene.
North Wllkeaboro—J. B. Tshor.
Boone—B. F. HargetL
Jefferson—L. P, Bogle.
Crestoa—T. B. Johnston.
Healing Springs Ambroe Weaver,
Laurel Springe—W. I. Hughee.
Sparta—T. J. Houck, supply.
MORGAN TON DISTRICT—C. O. LIT
TL®, P» B. ....
Morganton Station—ll. D. SharriH.
Morganton CI reel t —l. W. Jonea.
Connelly Spflnga—J. A n Clarke.
Table Roek —A. K Wiley.
Klk he snppUedi - -
Eetatoe—J J*- : Brooka. «•*
Marion Station-TV E Wagg
. B. Peeler. '
Rutherforilton Station—C. C. Ttomp
Forest City and' ThkrnWl Station—L.
1 L. Smith
-1 Rutherford—J. B. Carpenter.
and C^roleen— H. H. Jor
dan. .. i
Broad River—W....o. Oaode
Green River—W. U, .Perry.
' Mooreebofo— James Wilson.' .
Pr «al(tent Rutherford College—C. C.
Financial Agent Rutherford College
and Weavervlll* Coilege-W, a. MuUI
; ' At'
ProfMtor Of Mathematics In Ruther
ford College—J .T. Brwln. _
SALISBURY DISTRICT - W. W.
BAYS, P. E. »
Sallabury—First Church—H. L. At
Main Street—W. Y. Scales.
East Salisbury—R. a. Barrett.
Spencer— T. A. dikes.
Concord—Central—J. A. B. Fry.
Forest Hill—J. N. Hugglns.
Ep worth—J. H. Barnhardt.
Concord Circuit— J. W. Bradley.
Mu Pleasant—C. M Pickens.
China Owe— E. N. Crpwdsr.
Norwood Station—J. O. Shelley.
Cottonvllle and Big Uck Circuit —C.
E. Kteadman, supply.
Albaaarle Station—O. T. Rowe.
Albemarle Circuit and Century—C.
M Gentry, and one to be jupplled.
Sfchsm Station—P. W. Tucker.
Gold mil -J. P. Nelson.
Lexington Station and East Lexing
ton—J. D. Arnold.
Llnwood and West Lexington—D. P.
Tato, and one to be supplied.
Woodslde—A. G. Loftln.
Woodleaf—B. F. Oarpentef.
STATESVILLE DISTRICT —J. E.
• THOMPSON, P. E.
Stateevllle—First Church H. K.
Waat End—J. M. Downum.
Stateevllle Circuit—R. B. Shelti.n.
Alexander Circuit—J. W. Bowman.
Stony Point Circuit—R. T. N. Steven
Catawba Circuit—R. S. Howlo.
Newton Circuit—T. J. Rogers.
Maiden Circuit — 8 - Cherry-
Iredell Circuit—P.'L. Terrell.
Hickory Btatlon—T. A. Boone.
Caldwell Circuit—G. W. Ivey.
Granite Falls Station —G. W.. CalU
Station—N. R. Richardson.
Lenoir Circuit—J. T. Stover.
Moorosvlllo Station—Parker Holmes,
and A. H. Trlplett, supernumerary.
Mooreavllle Circuit—J. M. Priiv.
Troutman Circuit—J. J. Havner.
Mt. Zion Station—C. M. Campbell.
President of Davenport Female Col
lege—R. C. Craven.
SHELBY DIBTRICT—J. H. WEAVER,
Shelby Station —C. F. Shcrrill.
Shelby Circuit-W. F. Wombla.
Gaatonla Main Street. —H. F.
Chreltiberg. •••*" —— •'
West End and Osark—J. H. Brad
Klng'a Mountain Station—o. D. Her
Belwood —W. P. McGhee, and A. G.
Polkvllle —J. W. Clegg.
Palm Tree and Lawndale Btatlon—it.
Cherryvllle—J. W. Ingle.
Llncolnton and McKendreo Station —
T. T. Salyer.
Lincoln. Circuit—J. F. England.
Stanley' Creek—J. H. West.
Lowesvllle and Mountain Island —J.
South Fork—A. 8. Howell.
McAdenvllle Statlon-R. M. Courto
nay. •' '
Lowell—M. H. Hoyie.
Bessemer City Station— Q. 0. Haiiy.
Elbethel—W. H McLaurln.
Rock Springs—B. A. York.
Professor In Trinity College—P. T
WAYNEBVILLE DISTRICT-F. L.
TOWNSEND, P. E,
Wayneavllle Station —J—J6. Aber
Clyde—J. D. Rankin.
Canton—C. P. Goode.
Crab Tree and Pine Creek-J. C.
Jonathan —F. F. Glenn.
Sulphur Springs—D. F. Carvey. •-
Leicester—W - . M. Boring.
Brevard —A. H. Whlsner.
Transylvania—3. B.' Hyde, supply.
Mills' River—J. A. Sronce.
French Broad—To be supplied.
Spring Creek—To be supplied.
Sunday School Editor—James At
WINSTON DISTRICT O. ATKINS,
Winston— Centenary—W. R. Ware.
Grace—W. F. Willis.
Southslde and Winston—W. M. Biles,
LewiavUle—A. F. Btyant. ,
Thomarvllle—P. J. Carraway.
jOr.neravllle—D. H. Coman.
Daddson —P. E. Parker. 1
Walkertown-r-S. T. Barber.
SadujligrAeld—W. M. Bobbins.
fltoHEfcle—T. H. Pegram.
J. A. Bowles.
Leakeitllle and Spray—A. L. Stan
Stonevllle and Mayodan— Amoa
Danbury—J. T. Rutledge.
Mocksvllle Btatlon—W. L. Sherrlll.
Farmlngton—M. H. Veetal.
Coolecmee —J. B. Craven.
Davis—W. C. Wilson.
Transferred to the North Carolina
Conference —J. W. Lewis, T. P. Bonner,
M. D. Giles, T. A. Bmoot and L. M.
Transferred to the South Carolina
Conference —J. D. Gibson.
Transferred to the New Mexico Con
ference —8. D. Stanley.
Received by transfer from the North
Carolina Conference—J. t. Bagwell, re
ferred to the committee on Conference,
relations for the superannuated rela >
: The next session will be held at Mon
Another Strike Probable. rr
Clevland, Special.—A special to
The Leader from Wheeling, W. Va.,
aaya: A gigantic fund is the propo
sition of the lodges of the Amalgamat
ed Association of Steel, Iron and Tin
Workers Jn the Wheeling district nrc
now voting on. The plans, as forward
ed from the Pittsburg headquarters,
call for an assessment on each mem'
ber of 10 per cent, of his wages. The
significance of the plan Is apparent
when (t is resolved that the strike
settlement .expires -la- » montKe. It
Is taken to mean that another nern
dash with the bHttau dollar trust,
win take place Iff 1902. >
L-; . .d&k.i*!'- L:
IHEAVY STORM LOSS
Northern Coast Suffers Severely From
A MILLION 10LLARS OF DAMAGE
Tremendous Damage to Small Boats
and Summer Cottages on the Coast
—Work of the Wind.
New York, Special.—The great storm
which came speeding up from the
touth on Saturday night, has spent Its
force in this sone of the Atlantic coast
and the watera driven up on lowland
and beach are subsiding. A more care
ful eurvey of the storm-swept coast In
dicates that aggregate damage will ex
ceed the general estimates of Monday.
Hundreds of small craft were wrecked
or badly damaged, wharves and piers,
at every exposed point were battered
down, many seaside resorts were un
roofed, city cellars were filled and hun
dreds of town houses were damaged.
Estimates of the aggregate damage
runs slightly below and conaideiably
above »1,000,000. Down at Monmouth
Bench, where the big German skip
Flootsdek drove ashore, and where
there was a thrilling rescue of her
crew by Ufe-savere,, an angry sea was
•till beating up on the beach. Wreck
ers have been engaged but until tho
sea calms nothing can be dona to
ward saving the ship and ber cargo.
The big craft firmly embedded in the
land was still Intact and Captain
Zlnglcr, her master, who watched hrr
from tho life-saving station, was sure
that both vessels and cargo would b*
saved. Storm-bound shipping was re
leased early Tuesday, but sea coast rail
way and trolley service will limp until
waahouta are filled In. Linemen were
busy restoring prostrated telegraph
and telephone wires today, \bu; It
will be a couple of days before these
services are completely restored.
Reports of the damage done by the
storm of Saturday night and Sunday
continue to come In. Details from
points on the Jersey coast, the south
ern coast of Long Island and the upper
shore of Long Island sound, show that
the destruction was widespread and
the monetary loss much hoavler than
at first suppoaed. Long Branch reports
to-night show that hardly t building
there escaped some damage. As evi
dence of the forte bf the wind, a plank
*bout 20 feet long, 7 Inches wide and
two thick, was torn from the roof of
the pier pavlllion and blown across
wran avtmutt. u SHUCK mo usnux no
tel end on and was driven Into the aide
of the building to a depth of four or
five feet. The wreck of the tug, Haddcn,
at Long Branch. Is complete. The woi'k
of unrigging commenced Monday.
Tho railroads are gradually getting
their tracks In working order, but at
some places no trains have yet been
Besides the loss resulting -from stop
page of traffic It will take many thou
sands of dollars to repair the breaks.
Temporary repairs are being made as
fast as possible.
Tho wealthy New Yorkers who have
summer houses on the upper .shore ol
the sound visited them In wreck and
ruin. Tho shore Improvements are In
ruine, while- fine shade treea are laid
low and extensive lawns are piled high
with sand and wreckage. Reports still
come In from New Jersey, and the eur
rounding Inland waters. It will Uk«
days to figure out the loss.
Philadelphia, Special.—Advices re
ceived In this city Tuesday mornlnc by
the maritime exchange state that fiv«
men were drowned yesterday at Lon*
Branch during the height of the norlh
east storm which swept the Atlantic
coast Saturday night and Sunday. Th
men are suptnised to have been mem
bers of the crew of the barges Wilmorc
and Grant, which were lost by the fug
Eureka. Further advice# to the mart
time exchange state that Scully and
Company's tug Navigator, reports thai
the barges H. A. Hawgood, for Provi
dence, and Mercedlta, for New London
foundered at sea.The crewa were eivod
The barge Davis, for Fall Blver, which
Ihe tug had also In tow stranded si
Squan Beach, near tang Branch. All id
the barges were bound from Phi la
Woman Killed and House Wrecked,
Walhalln, 8. C., Special—A white wo
man was killed at Salem, 14 mllet
north of here Monday night, after bet
house had almost been torn to plecea
Three white men were arfefftd u the;
were making for the Georgia line. Psr
titulars cannot be obtained, as SaUtn
is in the mountains.
.Schley Will Not Aecept Aid.
Knoxville, Tenn.. Special.—Follow
ing the report that the court of in
quiry would cost Admiral Schley $20.-
000, the Knoxville Sentinel on Novem
ber 18th sent the admiral a dispatch,
-asking if he would,consent to public
subscriptions to pay the amount. Wed
nesday the Sentinel received a personal
letter from Adtfilral Schley, the pur
port of which was that he cannot ac
cept the offer. He says, the report as
to the cost Is a mistake, as the amount
Is not so great. He suggests that the
matter la "too delicate to discuss," and
.trusts that bis friends will "appreciate
and respect It."
Texarkana, Ark., Special.—Word was
brought here today that-Edward Ro
chelle, a -prominent Red river planter,
who resided nev here on the Runnel}'*
faim, was killed by two negroes Satur
day night. The deceased was nee
Jailer and deputy sheriff of Bowie coun
ty, and was a brother of Representa
tive Will Rocbelle. It la reported that
the negroes entered Rochello's stori
and after killing him robbed the place.
Mob violence Is apprehended la caa«
' the negroes are captured.
A Clavar Dor.
A peasant sold fourteen sheep, ami
he agreed with the buyer that the dog
which had accompanied the flock should
form part of the purchase. Mixing up
the sheep with some if) others, the bor
er left with them and the dog for his
village, some distance away. Night
came on .and the dog decided to turn
back. He managed unnoticed to sort
otjt the fourteen sheep and to safely es
cort them back to their old quarters.'
Since then the sheep have been handed
over again, but the dog has been re
tained. — Ami des Betes.
A LEX. H BMITH,
ATTORNEY - AT - LAW,
Wiluamston, N. C.
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TRAINS GOING SOUTH. «
AM. P.M. P.E lit PE * S
KUMBER3 23, 85, IDS. ..«... AS. * , 1
Daily. Daily, DaUjr. O-'ly D'lj- .
ax Bus. _ 1
Lv.Weldon .. 11 SO IN V.
Ar. Hooky Mt.. 100 (53 .... .... ' .j^.
Lv. Tarboro.. list .... (00
Lr.Rrt.-ky Mr... 105 10 02 887 Sl* USS
LT. WiUon 15910 40 710 S}7 >4* - I
LT. Helm* 9 65 11 18
LT. Fayeitevllle 4 SO 1} 85 31
Ar. Florence... 78J 240 2
Ar. Goidsboro. 7 66
L . Goldaboro 446 Sit !
Lv. Maguolla.. 761 4SS
Ar. Wilmington ..... 120 SOO
PM AM I'M
TRAINS GOING NORTH. >^j
A.M.... P.M M
NUMBEBS 7S. 102. 82. 40. 48,
Dally. Dally. D'ly. D'ly, Dl/
A M • I' M ~ .' 'M
LrFJorwiw. TS 788
LT Fayeitevllle 1218 ..... 941 ....
Leav» Neima . 150 .... 1186
Artlve W.litua. 232 ....1218 ... ....
AM PM AM
A.M. P.M. A.M.
LT Wllmlugton 700 9SS
•' Matrnolla ,-4180 11 W
•• Uold»boro 460 ...\ 987 ISW
" "r~M aii}r M >ll
Leave Wilson.. 135 533 12/fS 10 4S 1 IS
Ar ilocky Mt. . .130 610 1145 11 23 ISS
Arrive Tarboro. . .. 646 .... , m . ....
I-eave Tarboro. 231 ...." ....
LT Kooky Mt .Jfßl .... ISW .... ~
1' M : ..... A,M r i EM
Yadkin DITMIU Main Line-Train leavae
Wiimlni:to», uOO a m., arrlTe* FaTetteTllle
12 05 p m, leaira Fayetteville 12 26 p n>, ar
rives Kan ford 143 p m. Returning Jeara
Hanford 3 05 p in. arrive FayetteTille 420
P m, leave Ksyetlevllle 4 90 p m, arrive*
Wilmington 9 25 p m.
llennettsvllle Branch-- Train leave* Ben
nettpTJlo 8 05 a m. Maxton 906 a-si. Beii
Rpriiiva 9 61am, Parkton 10 41 p in, Hope
Mill-10 65 « m.'irrlve FayetteTille IT 10. Re
turning leave FayetteTille 4 46 p M, ROD*
Mill* 500p m. Hud Soring* 643p m. Max
ton 6 IS p in. arrlvea BennetiaTllle 7 15 pro.
Connection* at Fayettevlll' with tralu Hoe
78 at Maxton with the Carols- Central Rail
road. at lied Spring* with the Bed Springs
■ad Bowtnore railroad, at Sanford with the
Seaboard Air Line and Southern Hallway, at
Onlf with the Durham and Charlotte Bali
Train on the Scotland Neok Branch Boad
leave* WeldonS 65 p m, Halifax 4 17 p m, ar
rive* Scotland Neck at 6 08 p m. OreenTllie
6 67 p m. Kiustnn 7 66 p m. lleturnlng-leave*
Rioston 7 60 * m, OreenTllie 8 62 a m, arrlv
luk at Halifax at 11 18 a m, Weldonll S3 a m
daily except Sunday. „
'1 rain* on Washington Branch leaTe Waab-
Inirton S 10 a m and 2 SO p m, arrlTe Parmele
S sSaml AT mV"AfWwr taMXimrii
a m and 7 30 p m. daily exoept Sunday.
Train leaTe*Tarboro, N. C„ dally except
Sunday 6 30 p m, Sunday 416 p o, arrlTe*
I'lynionth 740 pm, 610 pm. Beturalnir,
leaTe* PlTmouth daily except Sunday 7 50
a m and Sunday 900 a m, arrive* Tarboro
10 iOam, 11 00a m.
Train on Mldlaud, N. 0. Branch leave*
Ooldsboro daily, except Sanday r 6 00 am,
arriving Smlthfleld 6 10 a m. Rnturnlng
leaves Smlthfleld 7 00 a m; arrive* at Ooids- '
boro 8 25 a in.
Train on NashTllle Drancn leare* Itocky
Mount at 930am.8 40 p. m, arrive* Naab
vlll«10 20 n [II, 403 p tn, Spring Hope 11 00 a
m,425 p 'm. lleluruing leave Spring Hope
11 20 a m. 4 65 p m, NaebTlll* 11 45 a 626
pm, arrive at lloclfy Mount 12 10 p m, 60g
p m, daily except Sunday
Train on Clinton Branch leave* Warsaw
tor Clinton dully, •' cept Sunday, 11 40 a m
anl4 2)pm. Bel liming leave* cllnton at
1 45 a in and 2 50 p m.
Train No. 78 mukn* close connection at
Weldon for all poll ts North daily, all rail via
11. M. F.MER >OS, (len'l Pa**. Ag*nt.
J. B KENLY. Gen'l Manaxer.
T. M. EMKItSUN. I rafno Manigar.