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GOLD BROUGHT TO LIGHT.
RICK NEW FIELDS RECENTLY DISCOVERED
A Company Strikes a Rich Bed of Ore~
Exclteinent In the Neighborhood?Value
of the Quartz Found?Thousands of Dollars
Thrown Up by a Single Blast.
Ishpeming, Mich., July 29.?Captain
Williom U TaViwaaw a! T ftlrA Qnvva.
nnn;ii xa. tr%/JLLUDUii9 ui tuc xia&c kjuy^riorlron
Company's gold mine, came
into town last night. He drove in, and
in the buggy he brought several bags.
These bags were full of rocks and their
arrival created the biggest kind of a sensation.
They were placed on exhibition
this morning, there being nearly four
hundred pounds of quartz, each pound
containing from $2 to $75 worth of virgin
gold. The rock was blasted from the
bottom of the Lake Superior gold shaft,
seven miles west of Ishpemicg, Thursday
night. The shaft is only twenty feet
deep, but several pockets of rich goldbearing
quartz have already been found
there. At the bottom of the shaft.,
where the gold came from, the quartz
vein is less than two feet wide, but it is
regular and clearly defined.
Of the 400 pounds of rock broken by
the dvnamite there was not a oonnd that
did not carry gold.. The gold is in
grains and 8earns and can be seen standing
ont over the quartz. The rock
carries much gold so finely disseminated
that it is not visible to the unaided eye,
but the assays show that the gold is
there even where it does not show. To
give an idea of how rich the rock is, it
carries a larger percentage of gold than
Calumet and Heck conglomerated rock
carries of copper, ^^ero^jg^go^h
*^""^^!^^SS?^wT!ckcdup in the Lake
Superior Iron Company's vault carry
nearly $10,000 worth of virgin gold.
Immediately after the rock was placed
on exhibition it became the only topic of
conversation. As many people as could
procure rigs drove to the shaft. Old
mining options on iana supposeo. to oe
in the gold belt were hunted up and new
ones were applied for. The first result
of the discovery of the Superior bonanza
will be to put miners at work on every
forty acres of ground that is within rifie
range of the bonanza, and on many
where there is no prospect of finding
anything more valuable than a clay
The Lake Superior shaft is located on
the northeast quarter of the northwest
quarter of section 25, township 48, range
28 west, The shaft is sunk on the west
era inclination of a hill which rises some
200 feet above a little lake to the northward.
The vein which carries the gold
is from eighteen inches to six feet wide.
Five hundred feet to the east, where the
Michigan Gold Company has a shaft,
the vein is twelve feet wide. From the
Michigan company's property some very
good results have been obtained, and
gold in considerable quantities has been
found ax a number of points along the
Michigan workings, where the quartz
vein has been uncovered for over a
thousand, feet west of the shaft. No exploring
has been done. The exploratory
work of the Lake Superior company has
been confined to the shaft and crosscutting
the vein on the surface, merely to
test its length.
John W. Jochim, who is now in
Knro/Iftn .Tn^orfl TT#mrv Milnon. "Robert
Kelson of Chicago and others have
options or leases of lands to the westward,
and exploring on these tracks will
begin at once. No talk but of gold is
heard on the streets, and with such substantial
foundation it seems safe to predict
a remarkable mining boom. Work
on many prospects will begin at once.
The quartz vein on which the shaft
was sank was discovered three years ago
by Ishpeming men, but with the except
taon of exploding one charge of V^Tna.mite,
which exposed a rich pcSket of
?? gold-beeriagquariz, nothing was done,
because the propety was owned by the
X<ake Superior Iron Company, which
would notlease or sell the land. Last
summer the company put a few miners
at work, and a test shaft was sunk to a
depth of eighteen feet. At the bottom a
small pocket was struck which produced
gold bearing rock assaying $40,000 to
the ton. ill work was suspended then,
and nothing done until two months ago.
The future of the gold find is uncertain
from the fact that the assay has not yet
been made to test the value of the
quartz, nor has the blastiDg or digging
proceeded to the extent of developing
whether trie tew nun area pounas xasen
out soma days ago did not exhaust the
vein. The parties in interest, however,
appear to be confident, and there is in
their favor the fact that no effort is being
made to issue stock nor yet to sell the
property. The land belongs to Boston
capitalists, who are represented here by
a local ag6nt and one of the banks, and
there is no probability of its being disposed
of at the present time.
The city of Ishpeming stands about
1,100 feet above the level of the lake,
and a few miles to the north and west is
the gold field. The Rope mine is located
on a range about four miles north of the
city and is bearing from $4 to $6 a ton,
as noted in a former dispatch. To the
south of this range about a mile is the
Lake Supepior company's prooperty, to
which attention is now directed, and
which sold sis years ago for from 50 cents
to $1 an acre. Its possessions embrace
the west end of the range and amount to
thousands of acres, while the east end
belongs to what is known as the Michigan.
Mining Company, where gold is also
said to exist in large quantities.
. Whatever may have retarded the
former from developing its property the
last few years, the fact that the latter
has been in the courts is its excuse for
doing nothing for the enrichment of its
stockholders. The Michigan company,
however, claims to have everything unclaimed
by the other companies. It keeps
a stan or two on the ground to guard it,
and it is whispered around that surface
veins of gold-bearing rock have been
traded for a quarter of a mile east from
the Lake Superior property. Samples
of the quartz obtained are on exhibition,
but the uncertainty of the ownership of
the claim acts as a sort of a damper on
the local enthusiasm.
The- disputed ownership goes back
some time, when the ?and was leased for
ninety-nine years to a private individual.
He defaulted on the conditions, where
upon the Michigan company was formed
and took it off ms hardi, and the courts
are now to pass upon the regularity of
the transfer. If the company should
"be sustained it will develop the property;
if it.is not, then the land mil probably be
put on the market with all the advantage
an attempt at booming it would
those the gold hurrah has
brought here is Robert NeJson of Chicago,
not the Bobert kelson of socialistic
fame, who ran for Mayor against John A.
Boache, but an old gentleman whose
face might be taken for Chauncey M.
Depew, who is familiar in Board of
Trade circles, and who was practically
tie founder of this city. He came here
twenty-six years ago, when there were
only two or three houses in the place,
and up to six years ago was actively
ideatiiied with every interest hereabouts.
Ee owned nearly everything in sight,
but by his liberality t? churches and his
encouragement of industries he soon
parted with large parcels of his real
estate. Then, again, he was growing
old, and had begun to loose faith in the
city's future gaeatness, and sold large
tracts, including parts of the present
gold territory. He sold city property
ten years ago at So an acre, and six years
:: ago sold lots at $5 which cannot now be
bought at any price. He also erected
many of the leading buildings, and, baling
the interest H!. is in the place, it
was natural he bhould hasten here at the
announcement that he had spent his
earMer days over a gold mine without
knowing it, and that what he had sold
at 50 cents an acre a few years ago was
now worth from $1,000 to ?60,000 a
bushel. He has no mining property left,
nor any land where gold is even suspi;
cioned of being hid, but he came here
very much as a father visits a child, and
was received in that spirit.
TARIFF TALK OUT WEST.
Minnesota Now Claimed to Be a Doubtful
State?Growing Demand for a Reduction
in the Tariff.
New York, July 31.?Congressman W.
L. Scott had not recovered from his illness
enough to be present at the first meeting
of the Democratic Executive Committee
utter its organization at the headquarters
on West Twenty-ninth street today. He
sent a snbstitute. The meeting was, of
course, secret The session lasted several
hours, which were spent in discussing the
plans for the campaign. Chairman Bnce
presided. Speaker Carlisle and Senator
Gorman were the two most prominent men
present. Speaker Carlisle and Senator
Kenna of West Virginia came on from
Washington to repres-nt the Congressional
Democratic Committee and to decide with
the National Executive Committee on the
campaign plans. Both of them were in-i
Speaker Carlisle said that he was glad
there were no personalities in this campaign.
"It's a campaign of principles,"'
he said. "The issue is clear and all we
have to do to win is to present the issues to
the people and have them understood. We
have a great issue and a great leader. We
are keeping apace with the times in statesmanship,
while the Republicans have not
advanced since 1861. i think the chances
of Democratic ittccess have not been better
since the war." _
Senator'Kenna said that West Virginia
wiil give Cleveland twice the majority it
gave him in 1884, and that the Republicans
never have a possibility of carrying the
State in a Presidential election, and Senator
Gorman said that Maryland would go Democratic,
of course. The most interesting
of the campaign reports made to the committee
came from the committeemen from
the Northwest. Michael Doran, of Minnesota;
O. M. Barnes, of Michigan; J. J.
Richardson, of Iowa, and Erskine M.
Phelps, of Illinois, made favorable reports
of the prospects in their States. Mr. Doran
said that the passage of the Mills bill by
the House of Representatives would gain
thousands of votes for the Democrats in
Minnesota if the Republican Senators prevented
its becoming a law. The feeling in
Minnesota was strongly in favor of a redaction
of the tariff. On this issue the
Democrats had steadily been gaining until,
from being one of the strongest Republican
States, Minnesota had become doubt
ful, and the last Republican candidate for
Governor barely pulled through, and at
present three of the five Congressmen are
Democrats, and Knute Nelson, one of the
two Republicans, voted for the Mills bill.
Mr. Doran believes that Minnesota can be
carried on the tariff reform issue.
IT WILL HELP THE DEMOCRACY.
Reports from Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan
and Illinois say that the tariff reform
I issue will result in Democratic gains, especially
in Iowa, where the making of Thurston
and Estee, both railroad lawyers, the
temporary and permanent chairmen of the
Republican Convention has alienated the
John C. New returned from Indiana,
where he has been making a survey of
politics, and bad a conference with several
members of the Rpubiican executive com-;
mittee. Mr. New was harrassed in Ms trip
by frequent appeals for money. The committee
is not distributing any money at
present and it will be a waste of time for
avaricious patriots to demand any money
before fall. Until then the committee will
be distributing campaign literature. The
campaign text book, which Edward R.
McPhereon is preparing in Washington,
will be ready soon. The Purroy Demo!
Association has made a contract for
Jk *1,000 banner, which will be the finest in
!>the State. It will have the pictures of
Clevelacj, Thurman and Hill. Hill, by
the way, ?has not yet been renominated.
THE JACKSON ELECTION.
An Impartia: Statement of the Facta of
Washington, August 3.?The minority
report of the Senate committee on the
Jackson, Miss., election, where certain
United States officials werv. charged with
aiding in suppressing the coiored,-?ote, was
presented to the Senate today. It is signed
by all the Democratic members of the committee,
and makes nearly 200 pages of
closely written manuscript. It disagrees
with the report of the majority, and finds
that the colored vote was not suppressed
by any organized action of the citizens, and
that none of the United States officials took
part in any movement loosing 10 mai ena,
or acted in any manner incompatible with
their duty as officers or citizens having the
good of the community at heart.
The report reviews at great length the
troubles preceding the election. The killing
of Gambreli in the Prohibition campaign,
and the mob which followed, and
the killing of Mitchell by a colored man
named Whiteside, backed by others?these
things and the failure of Mayor McGill to
enforce the law through his colored police
and aldermen, led to meetings of the whites,
irrespective of party, to nominate a ticket
exclusively of white men against McGill.
The latter, seeing the situation, proposed
by letter that an election by whites exclusively
be hsld, but this was rejected by the
other side, when they proposed a primary
election by the whites to select candidates.
This proposition was rejected by McGill;
but, owing to the general excitement, and,
possibly, tor the purpose of manufacturing
"political outrage" material, the negroes determined
not to vote, and did not appear at
the polls on election day.
The report insists thai there was no
movement, and with one exception no
j speech, at the meeting held in favor of
I the suDoression of the colored vote, exceot
the proposition of McGill, the candidate of
the party -with which the negroes usually
voted. The stories of the cannon used at
the polls are denounced as untrue, and
growing out of the presence of cannon
used for powder firing at political meetings.
The report finds nothing to warrant the
removal of the four ofiicers, as recommended
by the majority of the committee,
and says the Senators have exceeded their
authority in recommending such action, as
the power of impeachment would be with
the House, not with the Senate or the President.
. xothlvg equals it.
Zalaha, Fla., June 2/ 1887.
N. E. Tenable & Co.?I have been
using B. B. B. in my family as a blood
purifier. Having never used any medicine
to equsl it. Respectfully,
Mbs. R. M. Laws.
MAXEl; A.\ OLD MAX VOt.\G.
[?3: tract from a letter.]
P. S.?I bought 3 bottles of your
Botanic Blocd Balm from my friend H.;
D. Ballard, at Carapobello, S. C. I
have been using it three weeks. It appears
to give me new life and new
strength. If there is anything that will
make an old man young it is B. B. B.
I am willing to sell it. I can earnestly
and honestly reeommeni Botanic Blood
The fast young man is usually slow with
The deprivation of the right to vote for
President and of special representation in
Congress does not prevent the city of
Washington from growing. A recent cen
sus shows the present population to be 227,000,
an increase of 24,000 since the last
They may say what they please about
the inefficacy of the faith-cure treatment,
but more than one boy afflicted with kleptomania,
whet they see other people's fruit,
have been cured by the "laying on of
hands." Layiag on of a slipper possesses
the same virtue
ANALYSES OF FERTILIZERS.
Some Yalnable Information for Every
The July Bulletin of the Agricultural
Experimental Station at the Unive.oity
of South Carolina contains the following:
The analyses contained in this Bulletin
are almost entirely of materials used
and of crops grown upon the three Experimental
Floats, received from Ashley Phosphate
Co.?Moisture at 100 degrees C,
1.12 per cent.; Phosphoric Acid, 26.60;
Calcicum Oxide (Lime) not determined.
Cotton Seed Meal, received from
Southern Cotton Oil Co.?Moisture at
100 degrees C, 8.09 per cent.; Phosphoric
Acid, 2.62; Ammonia, 8.72;
Kainite, received from Ashley Phos
phate Co.?Moisture (at higb temperature)
15.05 per cent.; Actual Potash,
Marl, received from Ashley Phoe!
phate Co.?Moisture at 100 degrees C,
0.72; Phosphorio Acid, 2.91; Potash,
, 0.27; Calcicum Oxide (Lime) 55.42.
The large amount of Lime in this
sample is exceptional, and the Phosphoric
Cotton Seed Hull Ashes, received from
Southern Cotton Oil Co.?Moisture at
100 degrees C, 8.16 per cent.; Phosphoric
Acid, 10,13; Potash, 24.69; Calcicum
Oxide (Lime) 9.00; Magnesium
Oxide, 4.10; Insoluble matter before
calcination, 14.80; Insoluble matter
after calcination, 9.89.
The same is a good one, The difference
between insoluble matter before
and after calcination ie due mainly to
unburnt carbon remaining in the ash.
It amonnts to 4.91 per cent.
Muck, from the Spartanburg Farm.?
1. Analysis of the fresh muck, as received.
II. Analysis of the dry matter.
Organic and Volatile Matter.l2 94 50.10
Ash soluble in water 18 0.71
A sh soluble in dilute Acid... 2 29 8.10
Insoluble Ash 10.15 39.98
Paris Green, a sample bought on the
market.?Moisture at 100 degrees C,
1.88; Arsenious Oxide, 40.36; Barinm
Sulphate, 13.51; Other constituents, not
This material, so extensively used as
an insecticide, is guaranteed to contain
57 per cent, of Arsenious Oxide (White
Arsenic). This sample falls about 17
per cent, below the guarantee, and is an
illustration of a fraud which is doubtless
common in the State. The Burium
Sulphate is of no value whatever, and
was added as an adulterant for fraudulent
purposes. It is easy to conceive of
a crop being lost through the application
of Paris Green so strongly adulterated
as to be of insufficient strength to
destroy the insects.
Phosphate Slag, from Ashley Phosphate
Co.?Moisture at 100 degrees C,
0.15; Phosphoric Acid,21.46; Ferric and
Aluminium Oxides, not determined;
Calcicum Oxide, 46.86; Magnesium
Oxide, not determined; Insoluble matter,
This material, known as "Phosphate
Meal," is a comparatively new fertilizer
on our market. It is obtained by pulverization
of the Peine-Thomas scoria,
or slag, produced in certain new metallurgical
operations, whioh may be described
in the language of ?. Weidinger,
of New Yosk city, who advertises this
"We offer to the American fertilizer
trade the article above stated, whose
rapid and successful introduction into
various countries, with constantly increasing
demand, gives hs a guarantee
that its importance for agriculture will
not be underrated. This is a very finely
ground phosphate meal, obtained from
the so-called Peine-Thomae scoria
through the dephosphonzation 01 pig
iron, after the patented method of Sidnay
friloiuJ6t Thomas. The dephosphorization
of the iron takes place by melting
the iron with lime in a current 01 air,
a proceeding by whicji pig iron, rich in
phosphorus, is converted into steel, free
from phosphorus, (ingot iron.) In this
manner the phosphorus of the pig iron
is converted into phosphoric acid, which,
uniting with the lime added, forms phosphate
of lime. The melted mixture of
phosphate of lime, with the excess of
lime and combinations cf the iron an#
manganese, obtained by this proceeding,
is called Thomas-Scoria. It is brought
into the market, for the purposes of
agriculture, in a finely ground state,"
Though phosphoric acid is present in
this material in the insoluble form, it
has not been found necessary to treat
with acid for its conversion into soluble
and reverted acids. This peculiarity is
accounted for by the presence of a very
large, even excessive, amount of lime,
which, being acted on by air and moisture,
causes rapid disintegration, and thus
me conveimuu ux mo u^ooo i&w a j^uw
state of subdivision?in which condition
the phosphate is available as plant food.
This preparation has met with a favorable
reception abroad. It is now being
tested on the Station Farms.
THE OLDEST LIVING DEMOCRAT.
Fatrick Collins, Aged 106, Hopes to Vote
for Cleveland and Thurman.
(IT. Y. Star, Aug. 2)
The oldest Jeffersonian Democrat of the
country has been discovered by a Star reporter.
Patrick Collins, of Brooklyn, according
to his own statement, is now 106
years old, and, even at this advanced age,
is intelligent and active.
When Mr. Collins left his native county
of Monaghan, Ireland, many years ago, he
came to this country as a railroad laborer.
For seven or eight years he kept to this
work, until for a time his health gave way.
Nevertheless he persevered and succeeded
in keeping in comfortable circumstances a
family of three daughters and two sons. .
A short time ago Mr. Collins was knocked
down and run over by an express wagon
in Myrtle avenue. His youngest son,
Patrick, and his wife cared for the old
gentleman as best they could for a time,
but finally decided that he would be much
better off for a time with the Little Sisters
of the Poor at DeKalb and Bushwick
! Through the courtesy ot tne sister id
charge the Star reporter was allowed an
interview with Mr. Collins. No one would
suspect, from his bearing, that the old man
carries the weight of 106 years upon his
shoulders. He is active in body, and his
mind is very clear. He suffers from deafness,
and that defect evidently annoys and
confuses him at times. Notwithstanding
this, however, Mr. Collins is always affable,
and certainly displayed great interest
in the affairs of the day.
"Yes," he said, "I can very distinctly
recall, old as I am, the times of Washington,
though I was not an American then,
Bnd I believe I revere and honor his memory,
but during more recent times, when I
was of an age to take a more active interest
in the hopes and aspirations of the country,
Jefferson was my favorite."
Mr. Collins is quite a pedestrian, and
r^TTT tolrmi a wait fpw nftVS
He says that he will walk up to the polls
in November as briskly as any of them,
and deposit a vote for Cleveland and Thurman.
Arranging: the Republican Campaign.
New Yobk, August 2.?The Executive
Committee of the National Republican
Committee went into session at noon today.
There were present, Chairman Quay and
Committeemen Clarkson, Hobart, New,
Fessenden and Dudley. No information
was vouchsafed as to their purposes, but it
is probable that they will deal with all the
necessaries pertaining to campaign business.
It was announced that the campaign
j would begin in Maine, and the Hon. James
G. Blaine is booked to speak in Augusta
on August 15. Gen. W. H. Gibson, of
i Ohio, and Gear G. H. Grosvenor will leave
for Maine in a few "days. They will make
speeches during the campaign in different
parts of the State.
WHAT ARE THE SKELETONS?
Brldgetoii Excited over me stone muimj
Discoveries?Exhuming the Stone Bodies
of a Man and a Great Animal Which No
One Has Ever Read or Heard Of?The
State Geologist Investigating.
Bridgeton, N. J., July 31.?The great
stone skeletons which are being exhumed
at the quarry near Ireland's mill are causing
a sensation in this section which has
not been equaled since the war. Each day
something new is brought out, and the
town is in a lively state of commotion,
awaiting the latest developments. There
have been numerous body forms excavated
from the marl beds, a belt of which crosses
portions of this and Salem counties west of
Ireland's mill and running from northeast
to southwest, but this is the first time that
a stone formation has been found, and this
is at least eight miles from the marl vein,
and the village wiseacres are unable to explain
The skeletons are found imbedded in the
sand or "iron" stone common to the gravelly
strata of South Jersey, which is used
for building foundations, and, although it
is partly formed of iron pyrites, it is commonly
known here as building atone.
When this stone i3 first dug out it is soft
and crumbly, but on exposure to the air it
ME8U RE.STENTS OF THE SKELETONS.
The skeletons found were discovered
about ten feet beneath the surface of the
ground, and the animal lies upon its side
at an tingle of several degrees, the back and
head being nearer to the surface than the
other parts of the body. The neck is in a
bent position, the head being ?still nearer
the top of the ground. The body of the
man was first found, occupying a space of
about six and a half feet, with its legs
doubled under. The hind quartere of the
animal, whatever it may be, were first dis
covered, and this portion was quite imperfect.
Careful excavation resulted in completely
exposing the form, which iajv^
la.-#? o!ec. Tiic lcugth of the bod?f!!7~r
the breast tojif**, V?"}
quarte^iagffee" frp^the^ brj^ to the
Rthe head is 4 feet. frorpJKi top of
the head to the extremity 01 .mSTiujd quarters
is 12 feet; the height from fJie hind foot
to the top ot the back is 5 feet, while the
height of the foreparts is 6* feet. The fore
foot, which has been excavated, is broken
off at the knee-joint and doubled up. The
hoofs are cloven. The head and nose are
nearly perfect There are protuberances
where the eyes and ears were.
PHYSICIANS MAKE EXAMINATIONS.
The scene around the quarry today resembled
a camp meeting. Hundreds of
people flocked there and the roads were
lined with wagons and carriages. Prominently
interested in the skeletons are the
physicians of this city, some of vhom have
left for Philadelphia to see some scientific
savants and have them come down and inspect
the "remains." The quarrymen .
guard them day and night, and, with na
live ueiocjf siiicwuucao, wuaigc a uiu&ei iui
a peep at the wonderful stone moasters.
State Geologist George H. Coot sent his
assistant, Frank L. Mason, of New Bruns
wick, to examine it today. Profeas^r Mason
took accurate mo?*>?Tements of the
form, which looks like a huge beast carvea
in solid stone, its outline and symmetry being
perfect. The head was further uncovered
today, exposing an erect horn about
thirteen inches in length, extending from
Thrtje Men Try to Destroy New Jersey's
(.Philadelphia Times, August 2.)
There was a sensational scene near
Bridgeton before daybreak yesterday morning
when three strange men tried to destroy
the Jersey geological wonder. The men
were surprised by Amos Penn and Frank
Lovell, the discoverers of the "What-Is-It,"
and after an exchange of shots, they were
driven into the woods back of the Ireland's
mill road. Ever since the two humble
quanymen struck the petrified man and
the strange animal while prospecting in the
loam for stone, there has been the hottest
kind of envy and the pit has to be guarded
day and night.
The body of the man was found first,
and that night was left unguarded. At
daybreak the next morning the human
fossil was found broken into pieces. The
vandals had completely destroyed its scientific
value. Late that day Pennand Lovell
irti-Mvb. tuc uuui or nre~wonaerful Snunai,which
they soon revealed to the light.
While one slept the other discoverer kept
watch in the pit in whiph the animal lies.
Just after 3 o'clock yesterday morning
Lovell was taking a nap under a tree and
Penn was at Arnold's pond near ty getting
a can of water when he sav three men
pushing their way through thi thickets in
the woods. Penn dropped tie can and
slipped toward the pit just as tie first man
mounted the low fence that surounds the
a battle with valtdj,8.
When Fenn hailed him the mn answered
with the 3hot of a revolver, theball whizzing
through the trees. Penn surned the
fire and the three men dashed tack to the
woods. Lovell had heard the sbts and he
sprang from the ground and raafter Penn :
as he rushed on the men. Th strangers ]
dashed into the black shadows cthe pines, i
when one of them wheeled and *ain fired. <
The bullet whistled between Penn and 1
Lovell, who rallied and drove ft murder- ]
ous vandals further into the w<l's, where 1
they disappeared in the darknes <
Daybreak soon followed, id before 1
breakfast people began to jouey w ire- j
land's mill to see the marveiou relic of a ]
prehistoric age. Some came (foot, but ]
most of the pilgrims rode to th?^t. Peo- j
pie came from all parts of the scounding i
country in all kinds of vehicles, Ira a sur?. i
rey to a country ice wagon, whi'a num- 3
ber of Philadelphians traveled lown to f
Cumberland county to get a pp at the
Pena and Lovell, both veryoor men, 1
were digging for stone, the refct of their "
work to be shared between thwelves and ]
Lawyer Walton Baker, of fjdgeton, the
owner of the land where the made their I
find. Now hundreds of peop are paying 1
ten cents apiece to see the What-is-It, 1
and the quarrymen are pilingip the she- ]
kels. They charged but a nice! until As- 1
sistant State Geologist Nason 3d them the '
price was too low. Yesterda; they raised i
the tariff. Some of the countfmen kicked
and produced newspapers to &ow that the 1
price of admission within thi fence was a
nickel, but they had to give u their dimes.
CROWDS VIEW THE WINDER.
A big portion of Briagton's best^society
viewed the animal ana id of Cumberland
county's geologists seenxl to be there.
Old men and young men steer! under the
roasting sun on the brink of the pit and
wrangled over their theoriesas to what
the thing was e J how it gotthere. Old
Job Scull, of Monroeville produced a
book to prove that it had bee there before
the deluge and Oscar Gilkison, a baldheaded
horse doctor, after viewing the
animal from all points with od pair of field
glasses, said it was '*a d?estrange critter."
John Steelman, a bluff-loo',iug schooner
captain, had a lively argumat with a lot
of other old fellows. He sal he thought
the animal Jkilled the man whose body
was found at its heels. Ancher wiseacre
argued that they killed eaa other, and
still others believed that th> animal was
controlled by the man and tiat both were
buried together. Amos Peni; in a hickory
shirt, butternut trousers, a staw hat and a
heavy coat of tan, delivered ectures every
"This 'ere animal," he sa3, "was built
on the plan of yonder ice-side?high on
the front legs and low at the md?and was
<i trrpftt fpllAr tn PAt. nprdmmrriH Thfl Lord
oiSy knows what the critter fver used that
horn on the top of his head to."
insulted by showien.
While Quarry man Penn tos delivering
one of his lectures late in theafternoon to
eight women, five men, foir barefooted
boys and a dog, two New Torkers, wno
looked like barkers for a side-ihow, offered
to buy the geological phenonena. When
Lecturer Penn refused to sell, they denounced
it as a "fake." Whei Penn found
out what the word "fake" neant he was
indignant and started after the men, but
their carriage was well on the way to
Bridgeton and he gave up thechase. The
body of the animal is impregnated with
iron and getting very hard. The wonder
will be kept on exhibition until State Geologist
Cook examines it and people Stop
traveling to Ireland's mill to see Cumberland
county's "What-Is-It." ; \
OUR "PROTECTED" WORKINCMEN. *
Castle Garden Immigration Nuts for Republicans
to Crack?A Cloud of Famished Political
Locusts after Banker Morton's Sub
stance?Bright Democratic Skies in the
New York, July 30.?The Congressional
committee appointed to inquire into
the conditions of immigration to tuis country
settle down to business here some days
since. Already developments of an extra
sensational character have come to light.
Passing mention has been made in these
letters of the demoralizing conditions which
surround the importation of pauper labor.
Witness after witness at this investigation
has explained to the committee how the
padrone agents throughout Italy inflame
the working people with gilded accounts
of prosperity over here, by these faiiy
tales allure them from their work and
bring them here to feed upon the vitals of
honest American labor. These blood speculators
receive on an average $2.20 for
each poor devil whom they succeed in
landing at Castle Garden. The tarilf is
paid by the transportation companies in the
shape of a 'commission."
But this is not the worst of it. Reputable
witnesses have testified that it is a common
practice on the other side to form societies
for the express purpose of transporting
convicts to this country. No less
a personage than the Regent of Bavaria is
shown to have been actively connected in
proceedings of this sort.
Tne committee, which seems to be in
dead earnest, will take testimony in this
city probably throughout the month of August,
and then go to Boston. In the result
of their inquiries the Democratic managers
foresee a most powerful campaign document.
It is proposed that every citizen
workman in the close States shall have an
opportunity of seeing the results of this.
system which cuts downJJ-g
duces his chances>ofesrDj?vmmt by bringmen
live in'cloveron wages which to him mean
starvation. Apart from this phase of the
question, its social aspect?the Anarchistic,
anti-soap end of it?will be made to appeal
powerfully to the public conscience.
Now is the melancholly ^ season of the
year when the professional campaign
shouter gets in his fine work. The big
parades, jollifications and general blowouts
are yet a little in front of us, but the
shouter is expending his lungs in pleasurable
anticipation of what the next few weeks
will bring forth. Since it has become generally
known that Boss Piatt headed off
his National Committee by securing first
pull at the Morton "bar'l," the "boys"
nave been looking as spruce and chipper as
you can imagine.
Rhinebeck, the splendid country seat of
the banker candidate, is the especial Mecca
to which those patriot pilgrims bend their
footsteps. Like the locusts of Egypt, for
two weeks past they have been pouring
down upon the vine-clad preserves of the
gentleman who is understood to have unlimited
"boodle" to dispense for the glory
of the party and the fatuous vanity of Levi.
The particularly devout are also taking
in florkimer, the house of Warner Miller,
on their route. The first requirement for
your "practical politician" is the keen scent
for the aroma of the flesh-pots, and where
e:*e on earth will you find so much "practica?T)oIitics"
One-vf the most singular and not the
least intei^rjg evo]ution of this campaign
on the Kepuoican ai^e ^ reappearance
nf a. ffpntlemftri - v rr
-- - ??: t^-do was a conspicuous
character m politics^ y^g ag0 ^ut su(j.
denly went into retire^nt frofcm no fault
of his own. He is none .,her th
celebrated apostle of "additv^ aJSJJ?
and silence." William ?. Rem^! 0??
bosship of the Republican party in jt^n. sylvania
wound up with a sharp turn ei^j.
years ago. Newspaper readers will havti
little difficulty in recalling this interesting
bit of history?iow Kemble and others
were convicted cfL bribing legislators in
connection with the bills reimbursing railroad
companies whose property was destroyed
in the Pittsburg riots of '77. It
was Kemble who discovered Quay and
caused him to be appoint Collector of
State when this misfortune btfell him. It
was Quay, true to his instiDctss, who, by
virtue of his position in the Board of Pardons,
stood between Kemble and the penitentiary
when every other resource failed
him. Kemble, though an enormously rich
irnm and still president of one of the leading
banks of Philadelphia, is to this day
debarred by his conviption from exercising
any of the functions of citizenship. It is
doubtful if he will succeed in hii amb^n
to have his disabilities remove^,a to
vote for Harrison and Morfn? but word
comes from the Quaker GW that he is the
power behind Quay's thr^e at Republican
headquarters, and is ea"*y the master spirit
of the campaign. T16 a*uount of his per
sonal contribution (0 the cause of "pure
politics" ia said tooe very large.
Chairman B*ce was looking as sleek and
chipper as ? bridegroom when your cor-,
respondent topped in to pick up any late
crumbs *oout the progress of the ca*?paign.
fle is extremely hopeful of c^rry- <
ing tie State of California, and ^dginf?
fro*i the amount of mail mattf?^which was (
pointed out as coming from that State with
assurances of Democratic triumph, the
jhairman'a enthusiasm seems to be well
'ounded. Mr. James M. Donahue, Vice
President DflmnrratiP Stata?3<ammit- <
:ee of (X71 fornix told your representative
;bat not in years has the Golden State ,
Democracy been in such excellent form.
3e insists that California is as certain to go ,
Democratic as Virginia. Blaine's great :
popularity oil account of his especial chain- '
pionship of the California side Gf the Chi- ^
iese question, Mr. Donahue says, caused
Jiousands of Democrats to swing into line 1
for him four years ago. This element of i
strength will not only be restored to the ]
Democracy this year, but the same reasons i
which impelled Democrats to support the
Republican ticket will undei1 precisely re- [
? 3 rtf Pp.
persea uuuuiuuuq ^auoi^i uivuoauuo v*. xw
publican votes from Harrison to Cleveland, t
Tbe Harrison about whom there is most
lalk here just now is not the gentleman
svnose name heads the Republican national
ticket. Of an entirely different brood is
be. Not in many years has any evangelist
created such a stir in religious circles of
wicked Gotham. He is known as "Harrison,
the boy preacher, and ;he probably
was a boy at some period of his career,
contemporaneously, one would judge from his
appearance, with men abom launching ;
into their fourth decade.
He has done all but work miracles here :
during the past three months as a revival- :
ist. Taking up one Methodist church atter
another (mostly in those parts of the city i
where the working people live), he has led
the fight against his Satanic majesty with
a fervor that has borne fruit in thousands
of converts. Enormous crowds have attended
his meetings and repentant sinners
have almost fought their way to the anxious
"Three thousand" is the legend that
greets those entering the John street church,
which is at present the seat of war. The
figures sigmfy the number of converts, and
? io nn Trioihlo ehhincr <vf thp tide.
jCL liiCi C lO U U fMil/tV v? ? _ _ __
John street i3 very near Wall, and the "boy
evangelist" took up his headquarters there
in order to carry the war into the dominion
of Mammon and figuratively overturn the
tables of the money changers. These
tough old sharks of the "Street"?maneaters,
every one of them?proved themselves
a trifle too waiy and headed off the
danger of being ensnared by declining to
attend the revival meetings. Multitudes
thronged them, though, with no more serious
purpose than to watch the progress
of the fight. It was from those chiefly
that the "boy preacher" got his recruits.
Evangelist Harrison's methods and his
powers differ from those of all the great
leaders of his guild. He lacks the per
suasive eloquence 01 jyiooay ana ms
strength is not equal to the sledge-hammer
blows of Sam Jones. The secrets of his
success are indomitable energy, wonderful
physical endurance and intense enthusiasm.
He will walk up and down the aisles of
his church, during the progress of a meeting,
working his arms like pump handles,
talking to this person and that, and exhorting
the congregation generally at a
two hundred-and-fifty-words-a-minute gait.
There is hardly the slightest pause between
words?each seeming to lap over its successor?and
one has to listen intently in or
der to keep apace with the frequently
broken discourse. His voice is a rich bass,
he is tall and rather spare, and you seldom
see him without a short stubble of coarse
beard on his otherwise boyish features.
The day has passed whe
PLAIN FACTS?common sei
fear of contradiction, that it is
challenge medical science to pr
and your druggist will tell you
eloquent tributes, and speak fo
For the Citizens of Tyler and Smith
County as Uttered toy John SL
Adams of the Firm of McKay
A Adams, Druggists.
I hare been a practical druggist In Tyler for
a number of years, and In that time have had
occasion to examine, try, and notioe the effect
of nearly all tne highly recommended preparations
or patent medicines on the market, and
as I have suffered untold misery myBelf, the
past number of years, from a severe form of
Inflammatory rheumatism, and could find
nothing to cure or relieve me, I had almost
drawn a conclusion that all patent medicines
were more or less frauds until about one year
ago, I was induced by a friend now living In
Tyler to try a preparation known as 3 B, or Botanlo
Blood Balm, and after a long persuasion
on his part I finally made up my mind to make
one more effort to rid myBelf of the terrible I
affliction; and it now affor^^g-gg-^4.
pleasure of myjlfeja^ to ^ cttlzenfl of
^iflitn oo-nty that I am eatlrely cured, with no y
loft and all fiffpetfld hv
mua w "re ~--7 ?? ? (
the magic healing properties of B. B. B., which
I consider the grandest, purest and most powerful
blood remedy known to man. I have been
subject to inflammatory attacks since tec
years of age, and up to the present time have
bad four. The last spell cam? on me in November,
1B8S, over a year ago, at which time
I was confined to my bed for eight weeks,
passing the nights in misery, with no sleep except
when produced by narcotics and various
opiates. The week previous to using B. B. B.
up to that time I had only eaten six meals, and 1
could scarcely alt up without support; but 1
after using three bottles I was able to relish *
my meals and to walk up town, and after six c
bottles had been used, thank heaven, I was en- 6
tirely cured, and not the slightest pain felt c
since that time. When I returned to business ^
in February, my weight was 145 pounds, but 1
gradually increased until my regular weight 8
was again attained, 210 pounds. The noticeable *
fact In what I have so cheerfully stated Is, that
this unparalleled and remarkable discovery
B. B. Bk, cured me In mid-winter, at the very
time my sufferings and misery were the
greatest. I *tke it on myself as a. practical
druggist to heartily, cheerfully, as wall as conscientiously
recommend this glorious blood
remedy to all sufferers of rheumatism or blood
troubles, and not only myself, but the firm of
MoKay & Adams, who handle it, will cheerfnllv
indorse its superior merits, I
JohitM. JJATIS, c
and McKat & Adams, Tyler, Tcxm.
All who want inform atio
[ngs, Rheumatism, Kidney Com
Book of Wonders, mailed free.
ATTACKED BY A SHARK.
Captain Tappen Has a Battle with a ManEaster
In the tower Bay.
[N. Y. Star, Aug. L]
.While Captain Fred. Tappen, of the
*S^-boat South Brooklyn, and the Misses
Stapleton, -were out saiiing in a
catDoat ^gterday afternoon in the lower
oay, they Wtor^startled by a big shark appearing
ne&r the v^t. The young ladies
screamed, and Captain Tappen had all he
could do to keep the boai be'nsr capsized.
The shark followed in a?e w?ke of
the boat with its big jaws wide opeD, finally
getting so close to the boat that Captain
Tappen could reich it with an oar.
The Captain renamed cool, although his
companions continued screaming. With
all Of his Strength hfl hfittorerl the chorfc
over the head with the oar until the blood
from the man-eater made the water crimson.
The battle was very fierce. Finally
the shark sank from sight. Captain Tappen
believes that he either killed the shark
outright or mortally wounded it. He says
th&t the man-eater looked to be about 12
feet l* length. One of the young ladies
in the bt^t fainted wLile Captain Tappen
was battlih^ -with the shark. After the
latter disappeared, the Captain at once put
into Stapleton, where the much-frightened
Misses Walcott we>e landed.
Perhaps a fisherman is to be excused for
stretching the truth a little; but he should
certainly draw the line somewhere.
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No Institute for Young Ladies in^ the
30UXG IISB ttuvtuiui^co ou^/oiivi i*_> iQQgg
jfiered here in every department?Colegiate,
Art ana Mnsio. 1
Only experienced and accomplished 1
Ceaohera engaged. The buildhg is 1
ighted with Gas, warmed with the beBt
yrought-iron Furnaces, and a Hot !
SVater Heater, has Hot and Cold S
vVater Baths, and first-class appointnents
as a Bearding School in every
^espeot?no Sohool in the South has
FALL SES3ION BEGINS SEPrEMBEK
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Rev. Wm. R. ATKINSON,
Charlotte, N. C.
? twt mn n at awt} a qpptwas
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Newly fitted up with new Hotel and
Furniture for over 400 guests and the
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for Dyspepsia, Rheumatism,
Liver, Kidney and Urinary diseases,
General Debility and nervous prostration.
Healthier location not to be found.
Much new furniture is being added.
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GILDER'S PILLS for sale by all
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G. BARRETT <fc CO.,
JERSEY FLATS OHILL and FEVER '
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Chills, Fevers or Dysentery or money
refunded. Large bottle 50 cents. If
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H. H. P. is guaranteed to cure Sick
Headaohe in 20 minutes. Relieve any
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r themselves as to the efficacy <
IT REMOVED THE PIMPLES.
Rocttd Mountain, Tkx , ifarcb 28,1887.
A lady friend of mine has for several years
been troubled with bumpa and pimples on her
face and neck, for which she used various cosmetics
in order to remove them and beautify
and improve her complexion: but these local
applications were only temporary and left her
skin in a wane oondition.
I recommended an Internal preparation ?
known as Botanic Blood Balm ? which I have
been using and selling about two years; she
used three bottles and nearly all pimples have
disappeared, her is soft and smooth, and
her general health much improved. She expresses
herself much gratified, and can recommend
it to all who are thus affected.
MBS. S. M. WlLfiOS.
COULD HEAR A TICK CRAWL.
^JUfcjgJB.^lLwrote from Shelby, Ala^Pebleard
of B. B. BA^?*ttdMf
an hear a tick ciaw^? **!eavefc
-I GATE UP '
I hare had catarrh of tha head for
went to a noted doctor and he treated me i3F^
t, but could not cure me, he &ald. I was over
Ifty years old and I gave up to die. I had a
^stressing cough; my eyes were swollen and I
in confident I could not have lived without a
ibange. I sent and got one bottle of your meliclne,
used It, and felt better. Then I got four
ore, and thank God 1 It cured me Use this
ny way you may wish for the good of suferers.
Kbs. Matilda Nichols,
28 Florida Street.
THIED FIVE DOCTOKS.
HAWXHrgrriXB, Ga., Feb. 28.1887.
This la to certify that my wife has been In
?d health for eight years. After trying five
loctora and six or seven different patent medl- <
lines, six bottles of your B.3. B. has cured her.
J AVIS W. LANCASTKK. <
n about the cause and cure of E
plaints, Catarrh, etc., should s
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This elegant Summer Besort is now
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ates. Respectfully, . __
law Mill) Ginning and Agricdtura.1
Being agent for almost the entire State
or Liddell & Co., of Charlotte, N. C., I
im in a position to offer close figures on
fteir Variable Feed Saw Mills, New Era
Boilers, Boss Presses, Straight Line
Engines, Shafting, Pulleys, &c. Their
sngine, of which I have sold a number,
is the most satisfactory I have ever
bundled, and I earnestly recommend a
consideration ot its merits to all prospective
purchasers. Vta Winkle, Pratt
and. Winship Gins will be offered as
cheap aa manufacturers' discount to
dealers will allow.
The Improved Peering Mower with
its durable and Unbreakable Steel
Pitman Connections, in one of its three
sizes?one-horse, two-horse and giant?
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Plant and Cnltivator should be on ?very
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Barbour Cotton Seed Crusher in the fall.
Wind Mills, Force Pumps, Brick Machines,
Planers, etc., for sale.
Write for descriptive catalogue.
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Successor to McMaster & Gibbes and
W. G. & L. D. Childs, COLUMBIA, S. C.
FOB I.\FA\T8 AND
TEETHING CHIL DREN.
Ah instant relief for colic of infante.
Cures Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Cholera
Infantum or any diseases of the stomach
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1 by nostrums. We give you
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The following certificates are V -\
of B. B. B. V
I TRflTmONTJITi OF THCft. A' >
PAULK, OF BEBm f
Would not take $1,000 for It ? B4*|
lieved of Fifteen Years' Suffer- f I
ing from Dyspepsia.
Alapaha, Gx., June 22,1887.? B. B. B. Com'
pany, Atlanta, Ga.?Gentlemen: I had suffer?*! jfl
from that terrible disease, dyspepsia, for over
fifteen years, and during that time triaLevery- fl
thing I could hear of, and spent 07W JBj
hundred dollars in doctors' bills, without re-^^^M
celvlng the slightest benefit. Indeed, I continued
to grow worse. Finally, after I despaired
of obtaining relief, a friend reooat
mended B. B. B. (Botanic Blood Balm,) and I BB
began using it; not, however; expecting to be
benefitted. After using half a bottle
satisfied that I was being benefitted, and
the sixth bottle was taken I felt like ifl
man. I would not take $3,000 forthegoEM
has done me; in fact, the relief I derived
it Is priceless. I firmly believe that I wcnfl
have died had I not taken it. H
SUFFERED FEOM PILES. I
Bxlttkobs, February, 6,1887.1
I had suffered with bleeding piles for tw<S
years, and take pleasure in stating that I havoBV^R
been entirely cured by the use of one bottiaol^
Botanic Blood Balm, (B. B. B.) I cheerfully
make this statement for the benefit of tfee
8036 Fountain St, Baltimore, XI
For the blood, use B.
For scrofula, use B. B. B.
For catarrh, uae B. B. B.
jbui laouinmnij uso ja? a* ? i
Tot kidney trouble*, qm B. B. E.
For akin diseases, qm B. B. B.
Tor eruptions, use B. B. B. . ^
For ?H blood poison, use B. B. B. cji
Ask yocr neighbor who has used B. EL B.
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PEACE INSTITUTE* |
m 6ISL5 m 1016 I* I
BALEIGH, N. C.
The Fall Session opens on the firast ?
Wednesday (5th day) oi September an& -'M
closes first Wednesday in June, 1889..
Every department of instruction 'IB
by accomplished and experienced toach- m
era. Boil ding one of the largest and :JH
beet equipped in the South. Heated by -J|
steam. Gas and electric light. Watec.
throughout whole building, flprnir1' JB
rates for two or more from same family*. V
Correspondence solicited. For circular .j^H
and catalogue address
Rev. B. BURWEXiLi & SON. S
Raleigh, N.'CL 9
PRIVATE BOARD. 9
Visitors to Columbia will find it to^
their advantage to stop at the
"WILLIAMS HOUSE," Jgj
Northwest Comer Plain and SuiBtarJj
Streets. Transient board a specialty* %
House open all hours day and night*4* M
suit incoming trains. ?f
MBS. WINTHBOP WILLIAffj^M
S H OW CASES. WALL CAfifiStfl