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NATIONAL oIVIO FEDERATION.
Organization to Hold a Welfare Con
vention at The Jameston Exposi
Norfolk, Va., Oct. 31.-The Nation
al Civic Federation is expected to
hold a w1elfave Convention at the
Jamestown F,xposition next year. A
movement with this end in view hias
beeln stirted by some of the promuin
ent. members of the Flederation and
it, hIs heen taken l) by the depart
ment or colgresses and special eveits
of the exposition. Invitations ihave
been sent (o tihe oflicers mnd most in
fluenltia1ln ommt tveemen of, thel rgn
ization and11141 the replies received 'froi
miany indeate that the effort will be
Bishop lIeuIyN C. Potter, of New
York City says that he regards the
Welifare ('nveltiln at tle .amlies
town 1xoimsitil the proper thin.g and
that he will be Pmlad to lend his efforts
to make snieh an event a success.
Jamies O'CvIInell. presidlient fit tile
I'llte it I"IaI A sstil imll ti ll ai'hill -,
isis, .1,1m Mitchell, presideil Ilf the
I'viitedl Mlle \V.,1'rkl' (it, .\nwrie'l.W
S. tn .r r l elhief, (1f Ihe Br(ithoer
li'd it' i 1it14tive -11 --ilevers a11d
sl0,1S 0 1e1cri hiave eiirt-rell the
1iiehiclt :11i14 lisamis their .1d1 ill
lm.ihIIP.' i c t vel ilill nu t'l e uls i.
Ali till h t 1lite priimiliilt iei
oers a1 uhilmIlr Presuilenit (rover
(ulet sli lut. A lUiIew (arne4tie, t ri.
Ithisao Irvland. t m:ust Helmont.
C"irneliuls N. Mliss. 'Aunator WV. A.
Cla rk ft NI"11t.11n. S.mue111mer0
Pre.,ident f"t hlil Amll eriv.an1 F-'eerau1
timn of ' . . ju1ii. Spith l.lw. Illmn.
'lni.e .. 11i aII -v jl the lrt-It v iui
Mll ll V . wku . l al Il :i !I 1 Palels, 11 Ier
Thirs, Wlin,-: af uw nl .u - .al c ' -
ee i i.lt a pb it -i e p at;l
ti l I lilit'bll 1 4 ..11 a ile 1-'Il itiok
11.il'li I eli utid. ln-idet I-'. iih'ail
~uThe pulurpoe tuf the Natiionial l'iViel
Federnationl is t t ring abuiiian ea
15 llittulenint thw:rI tetusosuthon
of, Slme Il' Ih re prob11lems. relate.1
to Sm.i.al tiena intlie p res s. tl ens ; to
pnoide fm- or i udy a disenssilinl fr
questions he a latiIIon al impirt ;r to li,1
"in this w ill tlle .r.YSIii t lls. 11 (
ihe mlSt ienlilbte el 1,11h pblif (piiniml,
and1 \ 111 win - irabh-. til r moe le .
islilloni that will ieii li-41.
"Ile Itillin l-]hp iag e I lleri Mt
is (11awll 'l n pl'netval Ini ,il .at-i
1'. e i e a' I uWI Iu 1' v aek t luI Io\I f4 .1 .r
Sil v i ll14, 1 ii ii llb1t 1 e . l -a in
e n 1 , iva il rj*).iv :litajll \ - - a rill(.
val',1 l (elillni'l s 1t1h (is et ut arily
WO k ts I ,h er I r the v ner'll _. ( i c1:1
of ulu kind. It vts ueetive iscmmitteone
is costitited (oi three fator; theI
geirld pliblic, peifISented ) *llte
churll-ch, the a r. tIle press, llt state -
maneship all tinane; emiployers, re
presented by la1rgev auatrr
and in hihds of -ret ave cotion:
aind empl(Iyi. ers' 4rgaizltiist IS-nd
ficiilio tioali and llintrnaljtina
tirgaiate s of c iiIi wagernuu Iersmev- I
rim prt alaint (in iustry. des
a'illers, au Illiicturers,ui.~l wa e ru.,
teresting aelemtens ofisoiety, witshienu
hoh111 meet1uing foiira t dision orpi'
affirs, I uden ial tolheirton prts
andenl. Thae eratnt n Taxa
diion top its drmen Tsfo uetheon in
comidesuhmenthoft secific purposts
po vies aheorumowhere representa
Thes Ope and Cosedeet hof etciet
ma mee tiin dsci nattion andro
blomsiean tich vn thea comon
1ios U1de' 1hic emplorene..; hall in
dtltiei(s w;k ann li. arn e . tee,
tihn p:anic ofd -Welfam. Worteide
pa%tment Trus foundeil eial:i rhe,
Tconference fepoes hheldu n er
itsvuiors on difeSatrenprsenfta
liesy folrctidle iarious commerciax
indeilad. tlnina ois
Itis brelievweed thg the eonl
CtonunFe ondemiration D tt ftepart
mpent gnduserinsConclat thepart
pomtin Wndlfarl eattendead byaxa
ti tonDealrtentThese andstionsin..
.Id. uh u,etsa aesadcs
DIXON CALLED TO CURTAII
Says That "The Clansman" M
Live as Long as Negro Problem
At the close of the third act
"The One Woman'' at the Grand Ii
night Mr. Thomas Dixon, Jr., m
called before the curtain by the au
Pnce with loud and insistent applanl
His appearance was the signal I
anherli(li outburst, after which A
'ladies an(] gentlemen: I tia
von for your kind appreciation of i
play. I wish to expr,ess to you I
peeillilar .joy at revisitng the seel
of Iy childilood.. I have never f<
-ottenl that I am a North Carolinif
I first opeined my eyes to the woi
(1n1 the glor.iois imloiitain pea
nr101und41 tihis town. Whatever I wr
I must reaii men beeanse the teav
iws whieh )ollipt them were root
in tihe soil of the Old North State.
Pays Tribute to The Citizen.
'I wish to express iy ."ratitide
hlit -rs f this eiky for its kindiu
(4 niV. aid olle it yiur papers I wi
I-, 11u11 i pariklela-ly for a magni
Celit elitirial ot "Te Clains-maii
whieibh come to imle at a timle of net
That e.iorial was cIiplied by ma.i
', the great per,1ivls o the North al
[s[. anld still m1u4re il the South.
iteeled eneoirateia,vmient (letn. and
wishedI I coid stretelh my hand aero
ilte :2r-eat distanlee which separat<
l( f romn North Carolina and slhal
the hand of the mani who wrote it.''
"Uncle Tom's Cabin."
I co4unt it Ile highiest l11h or
'IlV Va:l'eVr that I hia1ve written ti
rirS plv inl tIle history ( of Aieri,
- a erfu INt leal sepshavo h0e,
:k14)1) it. Niq heho ane. ma
. it is alst. or iiillrail, but 1b
eit is vverinstinly t rue.
'' nl-ies and)entl vimtlen,l you e:
:l suippress the iith;: erished
"arthl it will r.ise(.an
':Uncle Tom 's Cabin ' has hei
plaved for fifty-7fouir yeaIs. Mo
than ote linuidred companies are no
olayin-_ it inl every toiniguet of tle ei
iiized orld. Vherever it goes t1
naine of tlie Mouthern white man
eilel- : evered with iminlortal intftam
Iil n eas t I saw this play ill Ne
VYfk. I sat thirouhli the three hon
ible hours and sawi my mother at
fafther and all my people of ti
s'outhland civeredt with iuspeakabi
hi:tu e I le:iel over In tlie seat
l'i nIl (1f mle :1111 burlst inlt. tears. Th<ll
1ui there I lomiseIin Ahii-hty vh
Aiht it 'Ie gave me strelgth I \w
ivli tile stoiry i mY owi silent peop
aId give to the\ world their side i
the darkest. problem that ever sa
l\wedI the life of the nation.
"I wrote 'The Clansman' and pr
inced it North and South.''
Clasped His Hand.
"Ii tlie North. thoisands of go
Yatnke'es have claspe'd my htaitds ai
hanked met for giving them the re
knowledge they had tiever receiv<
'en this question. If I cannot prtodut
it ini the SothI. I will not produIce
ini fte North. The trth is its ov
vinication1, North, S outhI, East, ai
"A groutp of little seniawaag new
p)apers in the South are now~ demnan
in.g fliat botth my play and lmy htot
shall be' suippressed. Tlinik for o1
mnoment of fte iinsane infamy of su<
a demand, that we return to the eo
iii tions of fte sutppressioin of fr
spe'chla ofite darkest Russia, wi
her C'zar aind hemr censor. These sari
little papers print the advertisemeni
iof Uncmle Tomi's Cabin aind '01 coin on
etnt of the sheamei heatped oin the mei
ies ofl teir own l:atheirs amid imit
trs. To% Oe traitoris I hiave nio apil
'' ,' h ilhuisan will bei played
lo;ra the Iiuioro andI the witie nu
kace eac.hi ter tin a square mile
t iathIi's siurface. You (n'ftit siu
ietss if lhectause it is thle t ruth. I
nix grieat protblemi this nat ion mut
t'ace is thle ad(vain('ig wave. of' radie
socia lismi that has reachied our shot
Irom thle sewerls of thle Old Wor
TIhiis pison501 has begun slowly to e
lie lienart out oft ouri national chtare
"'Thme 'One Woman' treat.s tI
lieme in the simple language
laughter' and teatrs. TIe socialim
have threatened me for writing it,
thank them for the compliment a
[ amt not alarmed.- Again I thia
you ladies antd gentlemen.'
A Striking, Novel and Importa
A striking feature of the Jam<
town Expositon is the Collective E
hibits by cities, comprising and o:
bining their manlfactures and. mui
The plan is meeting with genei
approval, a number of the larger e
ies having secur'da large areas for
display, and many. smaller places a
falling into line. The ecooty a
sInplieity o~ the plan app~l to
. ery community that has attraetions to
offer'to settlers ind desirable loca
,g tions for manufacturers who desire to
extend their business or-the territory
they desire to cover.
Different trade organizations are
also contemplating selective exhibits
of of the highest productions of their
st members, the plan being similar to
'as that whereby pictures of artists are
selected by committees for exhibit in
se the saloons of Paris. By this mncans
or, only the best are shown.
[r. The 1 President and United States
Commissioners are especially. anxiopt
nk to have the highest and best products
nY of our factories shown to the thous
11 anlds of foreigners who are coming to
*' the Exposition which will includle the
(' greatest. naval and military display
n the world has ever seen.
kCs A Widows Gratitude.
te A woman living in the village of
- Milford, N. Y., who recently lost her
ni husband by (leath, sent the following
coluniunication to an Otsego county
to "ir. Editor: I (lesie to thank the
s, friends and Inei.-hbors most heart ily in
' this manner. for the united ai(l and
~ cooperation durin- the illnes and
death of my late lusiiad, who es
d- caped from me by the hand of death
on Friday last while eaiin. breakfast
' To the friends and all who contribut
ed so willing toward making tlie last
imoients and fluneral ofl my husband
ss a success, I desire to reieiber most
Ikindly, hoping these few lines will
f find them enjoying the same blessing.
I have also a good mileh cow and
roan gelding horse. eight years old,
wlich I will sell ehiealp. 'God moves
in a yNsterions way 1His wol(lers to
per1trm1. 1ihe pails 11is lootsteps on
the sea :md111 rides u 1pon tle st'
also a black-:l-whiite slote very low.
Heaven and Vesuvius.
the Vesuvius observatory, Was (illing
witi some Americans at the Royal
hotel in Naples. The dining room
fronted the sea. The waves crashed
a.rainst the massive embankment of
Stone anid showers of white spray rose
hiih in the sunlit air.
'This is heavenly. But what it is
like in your observatory when Vesu
vius is active ?'' some one asked.
'It is not like heaven,'' said Prof.
Matteucci. ''It reminds me of a
I story about a Neaploitan widow whose
Iiusband had been dead some years.
One ight she was persua-d to go to
ad a spiritualists seanmce. a11(1 there the
srl sirit of tier deal husband appeared
e and spoke with her.
'' 'M (lear Agostino,' said the wid
ow to the shade, 'are you happy now?
'' ' I am very happy,' Agostino an
'appie(d than you were on earth
with me?' asked the widow,
'"'Yes,' replied the shade. 'I am
far, far happier nov thani I was on
tearth with you.'
'The widIow was silent a moment.
eThen she said:
it '' 'Tell me, Agostino, what it is like
l ''1'Heaven?' said Agostino, 'I nev
cer said1 I am in heaven.' 'Lno
P. T. 0.
>kThe (1at of the Floral Parade, dur
eig Charleston 's Greater Gala wveek
has been changed to Wednesday 70
vember 7. Owners of vehicles in
Soutil Carolina are invitedl to take
th pairt and1 compete for prizes.
Friday will be military (lay and al
ts ready nine companies of tho South
Carolina National Gua rd have accept
ed thle invitation to take part in the
I('1 cpt itivye ' ' (uard Mount '' and
Charleston Gada Week.
Thl'le followir.g programnme has been
di lecidled upon0 for Charleston 's Gala
Wr\eek, November 5 to 10:
Monday, Nov'ember 5-Opening ot
Sthe Southerni Poultry and Pet Stock
at Show, 10 A. M. to 10 P. M. Grand
il lumiination and decoration of King
estreet. Spectacular and realistic en
'tertainment ''Fighting the Flames,''
at Charleston fire department.
e- Tuesday-This wvill be ''Circus
Day.'' Barnum & Blailey's Great
tShows will be in town and give a
tsparade in th'e morning and perfor
tmance afternoon and night. The
1Poultry Show wvill be going on all
dday up to 10 P. M. ''Fighting the
Flames will be repeated.''
Wednesday-' 'Military Day,''
Competitive ''guard mount'' by
nt squads representing the fine batta
lions of infantry of the .South Aaro
lina. National Guard, on Marioni
Z*Square in the afternoon. Parado and
Sroview of the troops at the conclusion
of the competition. Baud concert on
1streets I morning.
Wt e~tdsdy ,night-Pain 's pryro
ehncdisplay and .aquatic carnival
ra df f the Enttery. The most ge~geous
and beantiful fi.reworka erldhition
over seen in the South is promise
The Poultry and Pet Stock Sio
Thursday-Band concerts onstree
and square, %iorning. Parade (
Charleston's splen,did fire departmei
in the afternoon. . Poultry Show a
Thursday night-Trades disple
and fantastic parade. "Fighting th
Friday-Band concerts on stree
and square, morning. Floral para<
in the afternoon. Illumination an
carnival -of fun on King street an
concert- by famous First Band Arti
lery Corps, on Ma.rion Square a
nighlt. ''Fi-fhting- thlp oamlep."l
A Healing Gospel.
The Rev. J C. Warren, pas'or <
Sharon Baptist Church, Belair, Ga
says of Electric Bitters: It cured n
of lame back, stiff joints, and a cor
plete physical collapse I was so wen
it took me half an hour to walk a mil
Two bottles of Electric Bitters hav
made me so strong I have just walke
three miles in 50 minutes ar.d feel lik
walking three more It's niade a ne
man of me." Greatest remedy f<
weakness and all Stomach Liver an
Kidney complaints. Sold under gural
tee at W. E. Pelham & Son's Dir
3tore. Price boc.
It 's an easy matter 1o size up a ma
if his do'. erawls uider tihe house e1
eIy tiie Ie sees him approachiig.
VIenl a man tells You how ye
oIughIIt to rIuni Your husiness, just tak
a look at the way le is ruiingil hi
Chas W. Moore, a machinist, ,
Ford City, Pa., had his hand frigh
tully burned in an electvl al ft.riinae
le applied 1ick-n's Arnic - Salh
ith the usual result: "a quck n
)erfect CIr " Greate.st hcalet
arth for -3tirns, Vounds. Sore
E,czema and Piles 25c. at W. E Pe
iam & Son, Druggist
Don't worry over trifles. If yo
nust worry, piek out something wort
while. then get busy.
When you have them they are( opit
olls: when other people have thei
Ilhey are dellusions.
He Was In Trouble.
"I was in trouble, but found a wa
)ut of it, and I'm a happy man agair
Iince Dr. King's New Life Pills cure
,ne of chronic constipation," says I
W. Goodloe, 107 St Louis St., DallaE
rex. Guaranteed satisfactory. Pric
! cents at W. E. Pelham & Son's dru
His Only Occupation.
'Yes'i, but if I do youah laundr
work, ma'am, I must have de undal
standin' dat my husban' collects d
" But why can't you collect it you:
''Well, you see, ma'am, I don
want to rob dlo ol ' man of de oni
job lhe's evah likely to get.' '-Clevi
land Plain Dealer.
Luckiest Man in Arkansas.
"I' m the luckiest man in Arkansas
writes H L. Stanley, of Bruno, "sin<
the restoration of my wife's healt
after five years of continuous coughiri
and bleeding from the Inngs; and
awe my good fortune to the world'
greatest medicine, Dr. King's New Dii
sovery for Consumption, whilch I kno
from experience will cure consumptic
If taken In time. My wife improve
with first bottte and twelve bott4
completed the cure.'' Cures the worn
eoughs and colds or money refundet
At W. E. Pelhamn & Son's druggle
50c. and $1.00. Trial bottle free.
that will last a life time is what yt
want. Our 0. gans have a pure tot
andl lovely cases We can supp
y ou with an Organ that will pk.ase
every particular for only $65 and $
dlelivered. Write us for our specd
terms of 'payment, and for illustratio:
of the beautiful Organs :eferred to.
If you prefer a Piano we have ben
tiful and good new Uprights from $1
up on easy terms.'
Malone's Music House,
cUi,,nIA, 8. C.
Buggy For Sab
itrst.clasqs leather quarter-top buggy guar
anteed; set of stngle buggy harness, $6.uo
Georgia Vocicle Manufacturing Co.,
I 5 w. Mitchiel St., Atlanta, Ga
J.' W. WAHITE.
w Areth6 ones who sit down a
They out this and thattogether
don't bite at all "Bargain Ad" ,F
"We give such
They know that they save nickle
ts article they buy from us. No oi
le pared or financially able to give
d money than we are. It actually
a double-seated carriage and a c
t all the goods that a farmer boug]
We have thousands of bargains
only mention here a very few.
500 pairs Pants. not a single pa
S$1.50, our price 92c. pair.
S5300 pairs Knee Pants, every pa
e 250 Men's Suits, not a Suit in t
k our price $4.98.
le 100 Boys' Suits,.not a suit in t
A our price 89c.
e DRESS GOODS.-Here's whei
r back. Don't buy a single yard o
d Worsteds, Woolens Outings, etc
g Come, if you don't buy it will post you at
I,0 0yards Outing going at 4e yard.
SHOES! SHOESI-We have the Shoes, y
money, you want the Shoes-Going at 1
Come before you buy We have little t
the time to dispose of goods for less than
SPECIAL-10 yds. 40 in. heavy White Hi
W e Meoii
Best Stoves a
When in Need of At
Where you find everyt
GEO. D. DA
in nu mrasusue
- JEW E
*where Good Thing.
I li~' Dlamonctdhe e
J ~ ~ sales will take care ol
Yes, we have thie best line of
hown in Prosperity. We have a
Post Cards and Toilet Articles a
We sell other goods also.
Yours for more bu
U S, 800
nd consider thins carefully.
md draw conclusons. They
ins at Ic paper, Towels Sc.
s, dimes and dollars on every
:her merchant is better pre
eou "greater values" for your
required a two-horse wagon,
ne-horse buggy to carry off
it from us last week,for $100.
n.every department. We can
ir in the lot worth less than
Ir worth 50c, our price 23c. pr.
ie lot worth less than $7.50,
he lot worth less than $2.50,
*e we rip competition up the
f your Brilliantines, Henriettas,
until you have seen our line..
save you many dollars.
ou've got the money, we want the
ime to write advertisements, but all
all the rest.
The Fair and Square Dealer.
imespun at only 59c.
iythinR Good to Eat
hing nice and fresh.
5 O'clock Tea,
M. M. Dainty.
V EN PORT.
theThis done, the
~Jewelry and -Watches eve -9
11I the novelties ,in this lin. A