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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More of Less Interest Con
densed Outside the State.
Al! the members of the president'sl
cabinet took the prescribed oath of
office as the head of their respective
departments on Tuesday.
A complete nervous collapse by
Mrs. Cassie L. Chadwick brought the
first day of her trial in Cleveland,
Ohio, to an abrupt close on Monday
As the result of a vigorous fight
made by the leading merchans, the
city council of Wilmington. N. C.. has
imposed a prohibitive tax of five hun
dred dollars a month on all trading
The special session of :he United
States senate was opened on Monday
by loud applause for Vice President
Fairbanks when he appeared in tl.
chamber to preside. He at once rap
ocd the sente t rder.
Mrs. Sallie M. Hanna, charged with
poisoning the family of H amilt n
Faukner In Lyncburg. Va.. on Feb
rtarv ii. by which six person nearly
lost their lives. wos indicted this i
weey by the grand jury. Lillie Viar,
her colored accomplice, was also in
dicted and will be tried Friday.
Bob Sutherland and Courtney Bak
er, negroes, were hanged at Rome.
Ga., on Tuesday for murder. Both
negroes made lengthy speeches from
the scaffold, admitting their guilt.
Sutherland killed two negroes and
wounded three others at a dance last
Christmas; Baker killed his wife.
The president has sent to the sen
ate the nomination of Representative
Alston G. Drayton to be United
States judge for the northern district
of West Virginia. succeeding the ven
erable John J. Jackson. the oldest
member of the federal judiciary.
Judge Jackson was appointed by
President Lincoln in 1862.
The safe in the office of the Mc
'Aden cotton mills, at McAdenville,
N. C., was opened and robbed of be
tween Si.800 and $2,ooo and a nuin
ber of valuable papers some time be
tween the closing hour SaL, y
night and the opening hour Monday
morning. The safe was opened by;
the combination, the work being
plainly that of professionals.
Fire was discovered in Madison
Square Garden. New York. on Tues
day night, a shor: time after the
thousands who had been attending
the Sportsmen's Show and the audi
ence in the garden theatre had left
the building. The damage done the
building and exhibits is estimated at
The plant of the American Cereal
company at Cedar Rapids. Ia., the
largest of its kind in the world, com
prising two entire blocks of brick and
iron structures, was destroyed by fire
on Tuesday night. The loss is esti
mated at $1,500,000, with insura,ce es
timated at nearly $I,ooo,ooo. It is
feared several people lost their lives
but this is not definitely known. The
fire started in the.hull grinding room;
of one of the elevators.
In :he New Jersey house of repre
sentatives on Tuesday a resolution'
was introduced authorizing the gov'
ernor to return a Confederate flag
to the governor of North Carolina.
captured by the Ninth New Jersey
Volunteers at the battle of Newbern.
The flag was presented to the Beau
fort Plow Boys by the ladies of Beau
fort. N. C.
The presidlent has sent to the sen
ate the appointment of Chas W. An
derson of New York as internal reve
nue collector for the dis:rict of New
Y' rk to succeed Charles HI. Treat.
who' has been appointed to succeed
Ellis H1. Roberts, treasurer of the
United States at WVashington. An
dIerson is an inspector of racing un
decr the New York state racing law.
He studied law at one time but has
;nt been admitted to the bar. He is
Overturning high in the air, on the
Lake street elevated railroad in
Chicago, on Tuesday, a passenger
coach withgSo persons aboard narrow
ly escaped being dashed to the gran-.
ite pavement below. One woman was
pinioned on the tracks within a few
inches of the deadly electric third rail
a though finally extricated alive,
w atalv imjured. Forty other
sengers were injured. )ut t (a serious
ly. The upset was caused )y the car T
missing a switch.
The president sent a large num
her of nominations to the senate on
Monday. including all the menibers
of the present cabinet except Post- ir
master General Wynne. George B. 1
Cortelyou was nominated for that of
fice. Robert J. Wynne was nomi
nated for consul general at London 0
and Hunter Sharp. of North Carolina,
as consul at Kobe. Japan. The am
bassadors nominated were: Wlhite
law Reid to Great Britian: Robert S.
McCormick to. France: George V. L.
Meyer to Russia: Edwin 11. Conger. r
Alexico, and Henry White to Italy.
A (uadruple murd-er has been com
mit:ed at Whitlev, about twelve miles a
lrt)lm,L Danville. Ark.. tile victims ben i
th. wile and three cnildren of lames
Inc. a farn r ,f that locailty. He ti
w ilsspcte(ld -,f the crime, placed in
Jail. liater cinfessing that he killed j
his family because he could not:
maKe a 1iving f r them. An a
I. w;. u4 by the murderer.
and the hcads of the victims were
split -pen and crushed. showing that
in each instance a heavy blow was
truck. The four person.- had ben 6
slai. as they slept. F
Mrs. Isaac Abrams was bea:en to
death and Mrs. Sadie Chatham. her d
daughter, was fatally injured in
Chester, Pa., on Monday, by the 0
younger woman's husband, John L.
Chatham, a prominent druggist, who
afterwards attempted to kill his one- a
ear-old child and then shot himself
in the head wi:h a revolver, dying lat
er at a hospital. The wveapon used .
upon the wife and mother-in-law it
was a hammer. The child was iot
seriously hurt. There are rumors to
the effect that Chatham and his wife a
did not live happily, but these cannot
be- verified. b
Miss Maggie Looney, of Thomas
vile Ga.. and Otto McElroy and
Reese Boyd. of Sanford. Fla.. were
dro wned while boating on Lake Mon
roe. near Sanford, on Sunday night..
George B. Cortelyou on Tuesday
took the (,ath as postmaster general.
aind at once assumed the duties of his S
o)ffice. lie announced that in a few
days he will retire from the chairman
ship of the republican national com
mittee. He will be succeeded by Vice
Chairman Henry S. New. of Indiana
polis. Frank H. Hitchcock. of Mas-V
sachusetts, will be appointed first as- -
sistant postmaster general.
Rev. Benjamin WV. Ashley, a minis
ter of the Christian church, -residing ~
near Newport, Tenn., has been given A
sentence of 15 months in the peni
:entiary for violating the pension
aws. In investigating his case a
>ension examiner discovered that he
evas a bigamist. After Ashley had
een placed on the pension rolls a
iorth Carolina woman, claiming to
e his wife, made application for a
livision of the pension. Ashley swore
:hat was not his legal wife, btt
:hat his wife was a Tennessee wo
nan. It developed that Ashley mar
ried his first wife in 1865 and had nev
er obtained a diverce, but had aban
loned her 30 years ago, marrying a B
econd time after going to Tennessee
o reside. F
NOT1 the temporary imp!
mercury, opiates, alc<
tary relief from sharp
searching cleansing of the
every vestige of the disease,
We know that it should
the most scientific manner,
eannot harm, but build up
it does cure because hundre<
that it has
CURED AFTER AL
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qJONAZITE IN GREENVILLE.
races of Gold Found in Every
Sample-New York Con
cern Secures Options. .
Greenville. March 8.-Monazite in
rge quanities has been discovered
the creeks and branches around C
ennerman in Grove township, and
mns of the mineral are being taken
ut and tested. in
The analyses by reliable mineral- T
gists show a very large per cent.
tire monazite in the samples sent for
nalytical purposes. and a trace of
Old is found in every sample. G
A New York concern has secured
ights from most of the land owners if
i this neighborhood to mine theI
iineral wherever traces are found,
nd the land owners get $15 a ton a:
.r the crude ore when taken from-le
.e mine. This royalty is paid fort
i i unmined ;re. and it will thus be c
r en the land xwner where any quan- n
y is secured iS extremely fortunate.
he is put t- n expense whatever. d
nd the mineral is found only in
ranches and marshes where the land d
unfit for cultivation.
Among the land owners where the
ineral is found are : P. D. Huff, W.
1. Lennerman. T. M. Griffin, Jnc.
iddle and Jas. M. Alexander. On
Ir. Alexander's plantation more
ian 50 tons of crude ore has been
ug, and he has an Eldorado if the
re continues to be found.
The land owners in the locality are
ery enthusiastic over their good luck
nd there is no doubt that their for- S
ines are already made.
Monazite is worth in a refined state
bout $i.ooo a ton, and is largely used f
1 the manufacture of arc lights in
:>mbination with carbon for wicks.
The branches of Reedy Fork creek
re all rich in the mineral, and it has
een discovered in branches of Rocky
reek in the Standing Spring neigh- F
Fly, Flee, Flaw, Flue.
fly and a flee in a flue
Were imprisoned. Now what could
they do? 4
Said the fly: "Let us flee!"
-Let us fly," said the flea- F
o they flew through a flaw in the
hen the Bundle Comes Back
/TH EVERY PIECE, PURE,
WEET, SPOTLESS, WHITE,
ELL WASHED, NICELY
TARCHED, NEATLY IRONED
ND NOTHING TORN.
You Are Well Pleased.
THAT'S JUST THE KIND OF
MNewberry Steam Laundry Co.
CAN'T WE CALL FOR YOUR
UNDLE AND DELIVER IT
ovement resulting from dangerous 1
,hol, or potash ; not the momen
pai given by liniments; but a
blood that clears the system ofc
cure because it is compounded in
of purely vegetable drugs thatt
he entire system. We knew that
is of those cured have written us
L OTHERS FAILED.
' CIECAL CO.. BALTIMORE.
unter. lewberry Agents
ommenced Business N
It is not the largest---uot the oldest but, I
ation the S MRGEST Life Insurance Co
surance it is n:t ESTIMATES (Guesses) 1
Our S WRIT
an the guarantees of any other company I
ose of any other old line coGRESa'
Iui PLAIEST terms and FPIUREFS -V
UARANTEES: Cash Loans---Paid up Insi
xred--Extended Insurar.ce--Cash surrende
Cash Dividends--Grace in payiug premiur
desired, ALSO: 1M-MEDIATE payment
ight to change beneficiary, AND IS: IN(
NLI 4ITED as to residence and travel.
lt gives the LARGEST amount of protee
ad defends BOTH the Insured and the Bei
rery element of SECURITY---A PLAIN p
It sells a deferred dividend Contract, whi
ie policy holder $5.00 a week, on each thot
Lused by accident or d!seaxe; and in additO
sured become permanently disabled from <
ied--The insured QUITS PAYING PRET
the policy in tex equal annual installmen
To find ont maRy other good things about
ite of birth, to
We had a good many g
now, especially Shoes a
heythave been put out i
ice. Now if you want a I
:>ok"at this lot before YOL
ood pair of Shoes for
rom 33 1-3 to 50 per CE
oods that got damaged i
t. a-J. WC
a OME SOOD
pWhenever you start out on a shoj
This plan will save you many -a
Itime. If we haven't just what yc
We shall not urge you to buy, bu
*goods as soon as you can. It will
every way to make selections bef<
he largest, han
heapest line of L
roideries we evel
ens superb anc
lown low. Come QUDi
early 40 Years Ago.
oy reason of its peculiar legal organ
opany in America. In taking life
hat e people want but GUARAN
['EN in the policy are GREATER.
ho' the costs are no greater than
TT02>T in the policy it
trance---Additions to the sum in
r Values, AND PROVIDES: Year
as--Installment plans of settlement,
of claims---Right of restoration
,ONTESTABLE after ONE year
;ion that the Awoney will buy---Arms
iificiary at ALL points---Possesses
olicy EASILY understood.
ch, at a small additional cost, gives
sand of insurance, for lost time
), the contract provides that if the
lisease or accident the policy is ma
HIUMS and will receive the amount
ts. And All This Without Ad
our policies, call on or write, giving
oods damaged by the
nd Window Shades.
o be sold at a sacri
:>air of Shoes, take a
i buy. You can get a
a very little money.
nt. reduction on all
n any way.
4 AND SEE
>ping tour come here first. *
necessary steps and much
u want then look elsewhere.
Swe do wish you to see our
.be to your advantage in
>re the final rush begins.
aces and em
r offered, pat
I prices away
sk and Get First Choice.