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ASHEVILLE, N. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 1889.
A COURT OF INQUIRY
TO LOOK INTO THE OROITNU
INU OK THE liOSlOM,
And a Court-Martini Appointed to
Try Lieutenant Irviu on deriouN
Charge-The Treasurer Issues
an important Circular, Ktc.
Washington, August it. A court of
iuipiiry to investigate the circumstances
surrounding the grounding of the cruiser
Itoslon, Cnptain O'K.-uic commanding,
offNcwKrt last Saturday, wasa))ointed
to-dav. It consists of Caitain S. W. A.
Kirklaud, J. W. Miller and John A.
Howell, with Lieutenant J. A. Ntchollsas
judge advocate. The hoard will meet in
New York next Tuesday, the 13th inst.,
as stated yesterday. This court is given
unusual power of suggcstiiigin its report
whether or not it is cxcdicnt to take
any further steps in the matter. The
usual course is lor the court to report
facts, and the secretary of the navy de
termines whether or not any further ac
tion is necessary.
Lieutenant John C. Irvin, a member of
the class under instruction at the tor
jkmIo station at Newport, has lccn chai ned
with scandalous conduct, drunkenness on
duly, neglect of duty, and absenting him
self from his post without leave. A court
martial has Ik'CU detailed to try Lieuten
ant Irvin on these charges, and will con
vene at Newport next Wednesday, the
14th inst. Captain (). Sclfridge is presi
dent and Lieutenant J. II. H. Blocker
The treasurer of the I'niled Slates has
issued the following circular: "Subject
to the convenience of the treasury, the
assistant treasurer of the I'liilcd States
at New York will will receive deposits of
gold coin or currency or draft payable to
this order, collectable through theelearing
lliouse in amounts not less than $1, ",
-returns for which will lie made in small
denominations of new United States
notes and silver certificates as may be
available when deposits arc made; ship
ments to 1c made by the treasurer of the
1'nitcd Slates on receipt of the original
certificate of deposit of the New York of
fice. Iixprcss charges will be deducted
from such remittances at government
contract rates when currency is for
warded. The above notice is intended to
apply to all banks and bankers through
out the country who may see lit to avail
themselves of its advantages."
Hungarians on a Kald.
I'ittsiu'Rii, I'n., August !). Private
Hlispatehes from the Conncllsvillc coke
.region report that a gang of four hiiu-id-ed
drunken Hungarian coke workers
.are on a raid. They do not seem to un
derstand that the strike was settled in
their favor, and this morning started
out to close up the works. They first
marched to Moorwood and drove the
men out, anil then went to the Alice works
where they also forced the men to quit
work. They arc still on the war-path,
and when last heard from were on their
way to the Bessemer Works. Consider
able damage was done at Moorwood
.and Alice, but no one was seriously hurt.
Among the Ivnglish sicaking coke work
, ers there is general rejoicing over the ter
mination of the strike in their favor.
The works of the entire region will be in
.ojicration next week.
Town Threatened with Knln.
I imi O Aiiirnut ') l.iite l.'ist niftit a
telegram was received from St. Mary's, a
town twenty-two miles south of here,
.asking for a lire engine. The dispatch
said that the town was in danger of to
tal destruction ny inc. ra. mary s nas
over 2,000 inhabitants. The fire started
in Harrington's livery stable; a high
wind was blowing, and the llnmessprcad
s - hk to Garnctt's jewelry store, Sehweishelm's
saloon, Davis & Collin's grocery, and
i?Limbach's saloon. No details can lie rc-
' . ecived, but several persons were injured.
' V,, A One Araied Strike.
..".'-' Chicago, August 9. F.lcven one armed
i-V;'w-., switchmen on the Chicago and North
: western railroad are on a strike for an
"';'( Advance in wages. Other switchmen
' ' threaten to go out if new men arc put in
The company this morning granted
V . the strikers' demands and they returned
' x " to work.
: 'vi F.mperor William Flensed.
V. '.'.'' Tendon, August 9. It is ollicially an
'.:oiBced that F.mperor William, whcuclc
.', ' parting from Osborne, expressed to the
Jueem his utmost pleasure with his re-
- ; crption in Kngland. lie also expressed
- '.-the hoi that the Oiiccn, responding to
. ;: 'his strong desire, would return his visit
;,; : ; , by coming to Berlin.
" A Murderer's Escape.
'" : '' Ciiari.ottk, N. C, August 9. Steve
' -, -Jacobs, the Croatan Indian, under sen
J ' lence of death for the murder of Mrs.
, - Harper, a white woman, esea)cd from
.""T ; the jail at Lumberton, RoIk-sou county,
last night, and two other prisoners cs-
eaped with him. Young Bennett, the
' jailor's son, and another assistant, took
; ' '', supper to the prisoners, when Jacobs as
! saulled Itcnnett, cracking his skull and
,r .then brained the assistant. The prison
ers then cscajied.
A Reprieve Wanted.
- ImMPimi., August !. A meiuorial to
' the government asking that Mrs. May-
hrick I reprieved on the ground of the
conflicting nature of the medical evidence
given av i inm, hi ovv,, m.iv., ....
eight hundred brokers and merchants of
Liverpool. JMUgc niepueno nf-itrtj
f tested in court against the abusive let
ters addressed to the jurymen in the
Maybrick case. He said lie thought they
.had" conscientiously done their duty.
1'Rovibb'NCK. R. I.. August '.). The
-Massachusetts Loan and Trust Com
nv olaied an attachment for $20(1,000
n the Riverside mills to-day. This makes
$312,000 of attachmeutsoiitlie property
(here. Nothing is known of the where
abouts of Brown, the treasurer.
The Wish Says Good-Bye.
I'akis, August 9. The Shah bade fare
tvell to president Carnot to-day.
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Murder a Policeman and Make
liood Their Kscape,
Ciiicaco, III., August 9. Police officer
Fryer, of the Desplaines street sUition,
was shot anil killerl nt an early hour this
morning ill a street fight at the corner of
Harrison and Clinton streets. Officers
on the adjacent bents heard the shots,
and when they reached the scene, found
officer Frvcr lying dead with two bullet
holes in his body, and two men were seen
miming away. An alarm was sent out,
anil from their hiding place, liencnth the
sidewalk, two men sprang out as the
wagons approached, and ran along
Twelfth street, pursued by the police,
but they managed to dodge in among a
lot of ears, where they disapeared from
view, as if the earth had swallowed them
up. A squad of seventy-five iolicemcn
soon formed a cordo i about the neigh
borhood and searched every nook and
corner in it, without finding theobjects of
their search. The fugitives are supposed
to be John MeGraw and Win. Marcello.
I.chh Herlous than Reported.
Si'RiNiii'ini.n, III., August 9. Dr. Stark
weather, acting secretary of the State
board of health, returned yesterday from
Warsaw, where he has been investigating
the report of epidemic dysentery there.
I le said : "It is not as serious as reported.
The ease is partly due to a contamina
tion of the water supply, resulting from
heavy rainfall. During June and July
they had 10.07 inches of rain in some pre
cincts; last year there were only 2.1
inches, 'flic number of deaths this year
was thirty-eight. (II thai number nine
teen have died from dysentery since the
epidemic broke out July 1". Pour physi
cians of Warsaw gave me the figures for
the last three weeeks, showing 220 cases
treated. Three-fourths of these patients
are under twenty years ol age, and half
of them are under five years of age. My
recommendation was thai there should
lie a thorough disinfection iu a house to
house sanitarv survey."
HmiiKKlluic in the Chinese.
ClllCM'.o, August 9. A special from
San Francisco says: The Chinese are
swarming in by every Hong Kong
steamer, bound for Mexico; no less than
sixly came a week ago, and sixteen ar
rived last night, all destined for Ma.at
tan anil Panama. They are rcshipied
here without landing. But over in Mex
ico there is no difficulty in smuggling
tlieui over the southern border. It is
much cheaper to run the coolies into
California by Mexico than by British
Columbia, as the Dominion government
collects a head tax of fifty dollars;
whereas Mexico welcomes them.
A Caboose Car smashed.
Soitii BuTiu.iiiiKM, Pa., August 9.
While a caboose containing conductor
Otto Sanders, lirakeniaa Mark Christ
man and Win. Garren was lying on a
siding of the Lehigh Valley railroad at
I Vim Haven Junction at -I o'clock
this morning, an engine smashed info it,
wrecking the caboose ill splinters, killing
Garren and fatally injuring Clirislman.
Engineer Bennett of the engine was
asleep and failed to notice signals.
Lancasthh, Ph.. August 9. The Sus
quehanna Rolling Mill, of Columbia, has
increased the wages of puddlers from
SM.iiO to $.'!.S"i, and those of other em
ployes in proportion. It is believed thai
the hands now out will accept the terms
and go to. work at the time set, August
19. in case "scab" labor now employed is
discharged, and only union labor em
War lletween Labor Hystems.
Chattanooc.a. Tenii., August 9. The
Tradesman has received authentic infor
mation that the coal miners of Alabama
are organizing to fight the convict labor
system company stores, and to demand
Dctter mining laws, a convention win
Ik' held in September and a struggle in
augurated. Leaders write the Trades
mail it will be war to the bitter end.
Deputy Clerk Talmnu Dead.
Kiciimonii, Va., August 9 W. H. Tal-
liiau, deputy clerk m me cnaneery court,
who shot himself Mondav, died from the
effects of his wound this morning. Soon
alter the shooting, Talinan explained to
lus lamilv that it was accidental.
THE PAWNBROKER'S SOLILOQUY.
"Pis pleasant to live in the suburbs of town.
llrive up to my itlliir at nine,
Transact business till two,
Anil thiMl tnkr the cars that stop nt the Kte,
Near the end of my "Oak Avenue."
My breakfast I take by myself, formy wife,
I liuist mention, don't rise until ten;
In mv Ihihk.v I bop,
Thi n Hike up the reins ami olil "Hullet" niukes
To the door of illy pawnbroker shop.
1-llU oil I arrive iiml linil the plnee filled
With the needy, whose wants 1 supply.
Ami I feel sad at times
When I think how ninnv pun n love's precious
To keep them from douiK worse crimes.
Some iieoplc et vexed, nud say I a't rich
II II Sill. I1,,M. ,."'.,
Hut you always will find.
i mil iuoi.1- u.' ti " i". .. .........
Are to reul deeds of charity blind.
Mv neighbor iipbruiils me, anil says thut my
"Is ill KiitUll L'ldns," to be sure!
To his eblireh once 1 went;
Tho' li 's pious mid rich, when they passed
round the plate
lie put in an old eopier cent.
Ilo yon think I am worse than he who lukes
of the planters who live in the South
iii, siiiiiilies until fall?
When accounts are made out nnd interest
Takes their money, provisions and nil.
No; mv money 1 make by hard knocks, if I'm
I'll double it twice if I can
offlhe wants uf the poor;
For. althoiiKh there arc times when my bur-
Kiiins are hard,
I ne'er turn them off from my iloor.
It nlwnys tnkes two to make up a trade.
And his own business each ouuht to know.
M.i in leiirltiiir u lllilll
'lis busaiess with me to trade close yen, and
He must make the best biirtiuin he can.
I've searched o'er the land and I nc er can
A bank thut the needy relieves
At n low rnte ncr cent. :
From the pulpit aye! down to the liiyman at
They all seem on money intent.
Now, when business is o'er and I take the
I meet the dear wife I I've no child)
Who the morning has passed
In rclicvint,' the wants of the sulTeniiK oor
So my money does somcKood at Inst.
That dear little wife! has a henrl full of love
And sympathy, too, lor the poor;
Kn I m.va'r relilMC
Her the money she wants on those crrunds
Hut Hive to her nil thut she'll use.
The .iudKtnents of men are too quick and too
When the surface merely they sec,
nt.lt. o nnrl
For the man who in business transactions is
Has oft a soft simt in his heart.
Ashcvllle, N. C, August, 188.
FOLKS YOU KNOW.
Who They Arei Where Thev Are,
and what They Are UoiiiK.
Bill Kuss is in town.
Solicitor Carter is back from Knoxville.
Chief of detectives Dcavcr has returned
Mr. Jl. Kountrec, a prominent mer
chant of Wilson. N. C, was at the Swan
natiiia last night.
lilder llar)cr, of Smithficld, N. C, will
preach at the Farmers' warehouse to
morrow morning at 11 o'clock.
Mr. Arthur M. Field, the South Main
street jeweler, returned from Cooers
town, N. V.. yesterday afternoon.
Mrs. Fred. A. Hull is with Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Campbell at Haywood White
Sulphur Springs, near Wayncsville.
Kev. A. Coke Smith, of Spartanburg,
S. C, will dedicate Riverside Methodist
church in this city to-morrow morning
at 1 1 o'clock.
A. H. Bronsoii, of the Southern Im
provement Co., New York, and H. II.
Slater and wife, of Mobile, Ala , arc at
Mr. K. L. Jlurkholdcr, of Lynchburg,
Va., brother of architect lv. W. Burk-
holder, of this city, is here, and expects
to locate iernuuicntly in Ashevillc.
A party of Mniiicgentlemcn, composed
of Omar Clark, of Cassatunk, John K.
Vilas, of Flagstaff, and William Spald
ing, of Bingham, were at the Swaunaiioa
Mr. N. T. Cobb is book-keeping for the
Ashevillc Furniture and Manufacturing
Co., having resigned his position at the
Western North Carolina railroad olHec
in this citv.
lix-Governor Thus. J. Jarvis and wife
nreexK-cted to arrive in the city this
morning. After spending a lew days
here they will visit Senator and Mrs.
Vauec at Gombroon.
Kev. Thomas D. Pills, formerly rector
of the Kpiscopal church at Wilmington,
N. C, is at the Grand Central, and Tin;
Citizkn hears thai he contemplates
making Ashevillc his home in future.
Mrs. Mary Polk Branch, of Nashville,
Tcnn., and her daughters Mrs. Wmn,
also ol Nashville, and Mrs. Howard, of
Columbia, Teiin., arc among the visitors
;tt Mrs. Treuholm's. on Academy street.
Roped In hy KamnliiiK Reporters
Koamlnic Around the City.
The Light Infantry and Volunteer
military companies held business meet
ings last evening.
No F.astcrn mail reached the cit v yes
terday morning owing to the failure ol
mail trains to connect at Salisbury.
It is rumored that a new cr day
hotel is to be oicued in the liaglc build
ing, on South Main street, at an early
The promenade concert for the benefit
il Prof. Pearson and his orchestra will
take place at Battery Park next Tuesday
The City Council was in regular weekly
session last evening. The usual amount
if routine business was transacted and
Ihe body adjourned.
The gcrman at Battery Park last even
ing was the most enjoyable of the season.
The ball room was filled with partici
pants, and the affair went off in line
The oK-niiig ball and gcrman at Hay
wood White Sulphur Springs, near
Waynesvillc, came oil' last evening. A
large crowd participated in the festivities
of Ihe occasion.
Signs, announciiigthcdcpartiirc of cars
from certain points on the line of the
electric railway, will lie erected by the
company, greatly to the convenience of
the traveling public.
Several handsome cottages arc in
process ol construction at different points
along Sotithside Avenue and that sec
tion of the city is fast growing in
interest anil importance.
12 very train that reached Ashevillc yes
terday brought large crowds of tourists
to this most favored spot in all the laud
of the sky. A hearty welcome is extended
to all who may choose tocomc.
Street railway travel was oicncd
through to Doublcday yesterday, and
the first cars went over the line without
hitch or interruption, during the after
noon. A great institution is the Ashe
villc electric street railway.
Tiik Citizkn has just received from
Farrell & Co., of New York, one of their
celebrated improved Herring safes, and
our book-keciKT has lieen henrd to re
mark once or twice that heconsiders this
investment on the part of Till! Citizkn
company, a safe one,
A large and well-pleased audience
greeted Miss May Bowman in her elocu
tionary recitals at the Farmers' ware
house last evening. The entertainment,
however, was not given for the lament of
the Christian church building fund, as
Hear in mind that the American Car
nival at the Farmers' warehouse, Tucs
day evening, will lie the grandest enter
tainment ever seen in this city. Magni
ficent costumes, a brilliant company,
delightful refreshments, etc., etc. Don't
fail to attend nnd niil the ladies of
Trinity in purchasing nil organ for their
An Aged citizen of Virginia Head.
Winchkstkk, Va.. August 9. Col. H.
C. Lnughlin, a prominent citizen, over
eighty years of age, died suddenly nt his
residence this morning. He was wealthy,
n large real estnte owner at Grafton, W.
Va., nnd was United States appraiser un
THE BLACK REI'UnLIC.
HIPPOI.VTK AKIM LK;iTIMl-
Kl-;i;p VP TH1. F1I.HT.
The Htory of a Recent Rattle Be
tween the Rival Klnits as Told
m Ihe purser of Ihe "Alva" A
Mrutal and Bloody War.
New York, August 9. Purser Siiiire.
ol the steamer AWn of tl.- Atlas line, which
arrived from Hayti last night, brings
Havlian news. The Alva lelt St. Marit
al 1 p. m., July 20th, and arrived al
Port an Prince at o p. m. of the same
day. When the steamer came to anchor
the noise of Hippolyte's cannons could In
distinctly heard firing at the town. The
attacking force was nt the west of the
place, about two mile" away. With tin
aid of a powerful glass purser Squire
and the officers distinctly saw Hippolytc
on the sea coast. The United Slates
man of war Ossiiee lay in the harbor
of Port an Prince, and near her was an
chored an Knirlish and Spanish man ol
war. A tug boat named the Panama,
formerly belonging to the l-nited Mates,
of aboiit 120 tons burthen, was there
too. SI c carried a few heavy gnus, and
was in Legitime s service. During the
afternoon of the t!(ilh of July, the Pana
ma was ordered around to where she
could attack Jlippolytc's "bombarding
party in the right Hank. As soon as llie
little tug got within tiring distance she
liegan to blaze away. She kept it up
until darkness set in. The bombarding
bv the Hippolytc forces was kept up all
night. The Alva lelt next morning
U'gitimc lost two men during the
fiercest of the light. One was killed in
slantlv; the other lived a day. Hip
polite's losses ran la' reckoned in hundreds.
It is said the (Jailing guns used by
Hippolvlc played sail havoc with the
outskirts of Port au Prince. Officers on
the ()ssiK'e said to the ieopl on the
Alva that they (the Ossipec officers I
had become used to continued firing and
did not mind it II bit.
The Hecoud Day Before Ihe Hitch
Court of the senate.
Pakis, August '.. The trial of Gen.
Boiilangcr before the High Court of the
Senate was resumed tn-dnv. The Pro
cureur-Gcncral continuing his address.
charged that Gen. Boulanger had held a
veritable political court at Clermont
Ferrand while he was in command of
troops there. He originated secret in
trigues, electoral agitation, mid a system
for corrupting officials. NoUvilhstand
inir these aeis, he had written lo (he war
office disclaiming any connection with
what had liccu done m lus name. 1 here
were protests from Senators liclonging
to the party of the Right. The Proeurctir
Gcneral declared that there were docu
ments before the court which clearly
marked the downward path of Boulan
ger from insubordination to intrigue, to
falsehood, and conspiracy. The govern
ment also had evidence tn showthal Bou
lungcrhailtried to havrco;' yeyed to Prince
Bismarck information t'nal he I Boulan
gcrl only desired, to Ik' appointed consul
CACtiHT IN THK HHAI-'TINIi.
A Hoy's FrlKhtful Oeath at Jack
Jacksonvii.i.k, Fla., August 9. As
Walter Crews, a fifteen year old boy,
was playing in Clark's saw mill, Fast
Jacksonville, late yesterday afternoon,
his clothing caught in the machinery of a
shaft which was making three hundred
turns ier minute. He was whirled aboul
for nearly a minute and terribly injured
before he could la- released. When ex
tricated both legs were found to be
broken, one arm fractured and his left
shoulder dislocated, besides a severe
laceration of other parts of lus body.
The boy did not lose conscioucss during
the dressing of his wounds, but the shock
and injuries resulted iu death early this
ti. A. R. Post Mustered In.
Chari.kston, S. C, August 9. Maj.
Kobt. Anderson Post of Charleston was
mustered into the Grand Arm vol' thcKc
public, at Fort Sumter this afternoon. A.
li. Shales, senior vice-eommandant of the
department of Georgia, presided over the
ceremonies, and a number of Grand Army
men from adjoining States participated.
The officers of the new post are James (I.
Ladd, commander; John I lobbing, senior
vice-eonimander; K. K. Mansfield, junior
vicc-cominandcr; Geo. Sellers, adjutant ;
Isaac II. Doggctt, ipiarterniaslcr; J. II.
Smith surgeon; John Wingate, chaplain.
Other I nion veterans in the city will lie
Murderer Veldell on Trial.
Coi.l miiia, S. C, August 9. The trial
of John Veldell, alias li. F. Plenum, Invaii
at lidgclicid this morning. Both sides
announced themselves ready for trial, and
the entire day was consumed in organiz
ing a jury, eleven only being sworn. The
proceedings were then adjourned till to
morrow illuming. A notable feature ol
the day was the arrival iu court of Josh
Briggs and Ligc Kriggs, the negroes al
leged to la-witnesses of the shooting of
Blackwcll by Veldell. It was thought
that these witnesses would not be pres
ent. There was nothing extraordinary
about to-day's proceedings and no excite
ment. The Weather.
Washington, D. C, Aug. 9. Indica
tions for North Carolina Fair; station
ary tcniKiatiirc; southerly winds.
A Mooullitht Fox Chase.
A party composed ol Messrs. John Jor
dan, W. W. Barnard, Bob Graham and
others enjoyed a moonlight fox chase on
Town mountain last evening. Sir Rey
nard was made to stretch bis legs in great
shaic by Mr. Jordan's splendid pack of
thoroughbred beagles, nnd was finally
captured after an hour or two of excel
Adam and Eve
Will not participate in the American
Carnival to la' held iu this city on
Wednesday and Thursday evenings of
next week, owing to previous engage
ment elsewhere. Uveryliody else will la
there, however, and a royal good time
t hey will have of it.
An Important Item.
The Street Railway Company, with
their usual attention to the needs of the
public, have made an imortant change
in their schedule that will be a great ac
commodation to persons leaving the city
by the early morning trains. See ad. in
FROM HOT HIKIr;H.
Points About People Now at Ihe
Mountain Park Hotel.
Special Correspondence of The Citizen,
Hot Si'kincs, N. C, August H. The
magnificent weather of the past few days
has dcvclnied all of the beauties of litis
more than pretty place, and the guests
at the Mountain Park hotel have thor
oughly enjoyed these beautiful August
Among those who are at present regis
tered at (he Mountain Park arc: Col.
li. J. Sanford and wife, Hun. . M.
Thornbnrgh, A. J. Albers and family, of
Knoxville, Tcnn. ; Win. Krebs and Miss
Krcbs, of New York; J. L. Hammond
and wife, and II. M. Coinar nnd family,
Col. Sanford has lieen a regular yearly
visitor at Hot Springs for more than
twenty years, Helms many interesting
stories to tell of the place when game
abounded in the hills, and it was almost
an every day occurrence to kill a deer in
Hon. I'aulC. Cameron, of Hillsboru,
V. C, is here with sonic of his family.
Mr. Cameron carries his eighty-one years
with a hale and hearty grace that might
la- envied by many younger men. lie
related the occurrence of his first visit to
I lot Springs, which occurred llioiT than
seventy years ago, when the entire
iourney was made in saddle and eon
aimcd about as many days as it now
-lues hours. He also lold of the first
bathing tub used at the Springs, which
was made for his father iu 1.H0N, by
hollowing out a large pine lug.
Miss M, k. ttliopi', of ,Vi-y York, and
Miss Coniai', of Savannah, arc the
acknowledged belles among the young
ladies here, but it would be hard to
award the palm among the young
natrons there arc so many charming
and interesting ones.
Among the guests from the South, are:
Mp, mid Mrs. Alfred Moulton, Mr. and
Mrs. L. II. Tewy, Mr- and Mrs. I-'.
Midler, Mr. and Mrs. P. Laboulsse and
lamilv. Capt. J. K. Bell and Mrs. Hell,
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Cunningham, all of
New Orleans; Capt. and Mrs. J. M.
Johnston nnd Miss Johnston, Macon,
la. lon. Marshall . Clarke and Miss
Clarke, Atlanta, Oa.: Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
I Uiun, Columbia, S. C.
thiv papicrh sii;m;ii.
Proposed Wood Wurkliiji l-'actory
Kecomcs a Certainly.
The proposition to secure the presence
here of Messrs. Taylor and Demcnsby
presenting the.il with a site couvciiienll.v
situated for the erection of an extensive
wood works establishment, was curried
into effect yesterday, by the purchase
from the Southern Improvement Com
pany, of the required ground, lilies on
the west of the railroad, above the new
passenger depot, on or near the Fair
Grounds tract, and contains one and a
half acres. The necessary papers for
title were signed yesterday. $l,i!ir had
been donated, and Capt. Natl Atkinson
has secured the balance. A building Kio
feet long, and of proportionate width,
will be first put up, ill which machinery
for making sash and blinds, doors,
mouldings, cornices, cic, will be made.
The company will also contract for
buildings, and with their extensive facili
ties, express ability to put up au eight
room house complete, inside and out, in
twenty-live days after receiving the or
der. A very important addition will thus
have la-en made to the similar industries
already iu existence here.
Till- FIRST BAPTIST t'HI'Hl'H,
Finance and Ruildiuic Commit
tees Have Been Appointed.
At a full meeting of the members of the
First Baptist church held last Wednesday
evening, alter deciding lo build a larger
house on the site of the present one, the
following committees were appointed :
Committee on Finance J. R. Patter
son,!. A. Porter, J. R. Staines, Jnu. R.
Rich, Jos. li. Dickcrson and Chas. D.
Building Committee John Hart, A. C.
Mclkc, Dr. G. W. Piirefoy, A. D. Cooper,
Dr. D. T. Millard and uhn W. Staines.
Secretary and Treasurer of both com
mittees, A. II. Cobb.
This church will hold a very important
meeting to-morrow (Sunday I at 11
o'clock, a. m. With an actual member
ship of over live hundred, ami a steadily
increasing congregation, il becomes ab
solutely necessary lo provide more room.
The church has wisely determined to re
build on its large and beautiful lot al the
corner of Spruce and Woodfin streets,
only one block from cilhcr of the two
street ear lines.
Kvery mcmla-r of the church is re
quested to Ik' present on Sunday morn
ing. The public is also invited.
Very Important Action.
A connection with Ruthcrforillon, only
thirty-eight miles distant, and the ter
minus of two important railroads, is of
all things desirable for Ashevillc. Il has
la-en talked of lor years, and since the two
roads referred to have reached Ruther
ford tun and there come to a halt, interest
and curiosity have both lieen on the ini
rive to see which would move this way
first. We may possibly soon sec. Col.
Frank Coxe, president of the Three C's
road, has appointed Col. Thad Coleman
as engineer lo make a preliminary survey
of a line lavtween here and Kuthcrfordton,
and lhat gentleman and Capt. Natl At
kinson will leave here Monday morning
on the survey. It is probable that a line
can la: run across the Ridge with much
greater case than by the accepted route
of Hickory Nut Gap.
The First New Tobacco
Of this year's crop was sold yesterday
at the Banner warehouse. It was a lot of
primings, cured by sonic proccssof which
we were not informed, bill of a grade
heretofore w stated. It was sold by Mr.
W. A. Wagoner nt the following prices:
9 tlis. nt 32, 19 lbs. at 25, 4 lbs. at 2(1,
104 lbs. at 15, 9 lbs. at 5.
J. M. Alexander and Nancy Gauge were
granted license to wed yesterday.
Too Pretty to he Cut up With
One of the happiest conceptions that
ever entered what may la-called a prac
tically romantic brain was that which
suggested to Dr. A. Toomcr Porter the
idea of making the steep, unapproacha
ble sides of Town and Smith's mountain
the track of a road or avenue for pleas
ure purposes. Dr. Porter pursued the
idea with his usual directness and enthu
siasm, enlisted other gentlemen in the
plan, and the result was the creation of
a tiind of several hundred dollars, by
which the attractive and well known
Sunset drive was uH'iied. It has certain
charms of its own. Il clings to the side
of the mountain for probably three miles,
halfway bctwuen the base and the sum
mit, half hidden iu the woods, but al
every turn exposing most extensive and
magnificent prospects. Owing to Un
skilful grading and judicious engineering.
the course of the road is almost horizon
tal, the ascent, after attaining the gen
eral level being almost inappreciable.
The road al once became a favorite drive
for citizens and strangers. But another
result followed perhaps not sanguinely
contemplated. Many line building sites
were exposed which were hanlly believed
to exist ; and already sonic i,f the most
beautiful ivsldcuecs around Ashevillc,
adding vastly to the charm of the laud
scaa attest the taste nud judgment of
those who occupy them. The road, as
we have said, was a private enterprise,
built altogether by private means, for
purposes of recreation and pleasure Iu
which the public were freely invited to
share. Bui only to the extent of such
pleasure and recreati unless the pub
lic assume its share of the burden and
cost of keeping the road in good repair.
is a public road or as a street, in what
ever character il is viewed by thcaut hoi-
itics. But we siihiuit that il in grossly
unjust to the projectors ol this enterprise
by subjecting them to the delc.it of t heir
purpose by the use ol lhat, to certain ex
tent, private enterprise to the ruin ol
the road by its use as a common wood
road, traversed daily by heavy loaded
wagons, by which the road is cut up be
yond all possibility of smoothness. If
the road is declared a public highway,
then the authorities arc hound to keep it
in repair; if not, private rights
ought to be rcsK-ctcil consistent with
the liberties accorded to citizens and vis
itors for ilk full enjoyment of lhat which
was brought into existence as a pleas
ure drive, not a public highway.
A .i;m iM- i.ovi; match.
They Met, They Loved, and Were
The Knoxville Tribune iu sieaking of
the niarriaiic of our townsman Mr. F.
Rogers Grant to Miss Annie M. Boose,
of Maryland, ill that city, Wednesday,
Yesterday at noon Mr. F. Rogers
Grant, of Ashevillc, North Carolina, and
Miss Annie M. Boose, of Cumberland,
Mil., were united in marriage at St.
John's Church, Dr. Ringgold officiating.
Only a select number of friends were
At the appointed hour for themarriage
the bride entered the church on the arm
of her brother, Mr. A.J. Boose, who had
come Iroin Cumberland, Mil., to attend
the marriage, and he gave the lady
away. The bride wore a gray Mohair
traveling dress with handsome trim
mings and with hat and glovestomatch.
The groom was accompanied by his best
friend, Mr. II. K. Wingcrt, Mr". Charles
Adams and Mr. II. O. Miller acting as
It seems that this is one of the lew
genuine love matches which are made iu
life. The parlies met some time since and
there was a mutual atlraclion which
ripened into their marriage. The rooin
is a popular citizen of Ashevillc where he
is engaged in business, lie arrived here
Tuesday. The bride is a lovely daughter
of Maryland, but has bci-ii here some
weeks slopping with Iriends iu North
Knoxville. These friends were the occa
sion of tin- marriage taking place here.
The newly weilili d pair left on the Fast
bound train lor a bridal lour. They will
sja-iul a few days al Tate's, and then go
to the mountains ol' New Kngluud for a
few weeks, after which they will return
to Ashevillc, their future home.
A Happy Marriage.
Iu the Franklin Press we find the fol
lowing notice of a happy event. We ex
tend our hearty well wishes tiioiir viiiing
friend, the proud and happy groom, and
make bold to extend the same to the
equally proud and happy bride. May
thcii days of bliss la' greatly prolonged.:
Mai ried, at the resilience of the bride's
mother, Mrs. G. A. Allen, in l-'orsvlh
Ga., on Wednesday morning, July ,'tl .
1SS9, Miss Anne Allen to Mr. Fred. S
lohustou ol franklin, N. C. The cere
inony was r i loi nu-d by the bride's
lirotlier, Key. Beverly Allen, ol llcllon.
Ga. I he bridal party left for Atlanta,
and on reaching the city, was hand
somely entertained at lunch at l he Murk
ham House by Mr. and Mrs. George
Allen, ol Atlanta. In the evening, the
party consisting of the bride and groom.
and Mr. Mack Allen, brother ol the
bride, and Mr. W. R. ohiislou, brother
of the groom, went to Talhilah Falls
where 1 hursilay was Sanl viewing the
grand scenery there. On Friday ihcv
came on to Franklin, arrivingal (lo'elock
p. iu., where a pleasant reception was
given them by the family of tlic crooin,
Mr. J. 1 1 ilnisti i. A line supiH-r was
served at 111 o'clock. We cimgralulatc
5dl parties on the happy event, and wish
the young couple a long hie ol happiness,
prosarity, ami iiscfullncss.
Will Scott, ol the Ix-noir Topic, thus
pleasantly "sizes up" W. F. Toinliusiin,
editor ol Country Homes, published iu
this city :
"Will Tomlinson is Will Tomlinsou.
There is only one of him and may he last
a long time. Kvery laidy, even t he ladies,
make a at of him."
Hditor Tomlinsou was one of the
"chosen few" at the recent session of the
North Carolina Press Association.
TO I!RIX(J Til KM DACJv.
OLTF.CTIVK DItVIR MAKF.N
For the Necessary l.xlraclltiou
Papers In (lie Ballew Case-How
the Prisoners Took the News of
the I'ioclliiK nle ituues.
From chief of detectives W. II. Dcavcr,
who returned Irom Chattanooga yester
day, Tin- Crnzi: learns that an applica
tion lor a requisition upon Governor
lavlor, ol Iciincssce, for the delivery of
David Ballew and his wile, Mary Ballew,
io the liimcoinbc officers, will be scut to
'lovcrnor l-'iiwk to-dav.
Chicl Dcavcr has iu his possession the
bones alleged to have been found beneath
the hcarlhsloiic of llallcw's former resi
dence on liig Ivy creek, and showed them
to a reporter yesterday. There are six
or seven of these bones from various parts
ol the frame, such as ribs, small bones of
the arm, parts oi l he spinal column, etc.
From their size il is beyond doubt that
they belonged to a very youthful person.
Whether or not they are the bones ol
IMior little Ira Ballew, the child reported
by its parents to have so mysteriously
hsappeared, the conns alone must de
cide. They a iv human bones, and thev
were found, or alleged to have been
loiiud, beneath the hearthstones of the
miserable dwelling he had known while
living as "home."
The detective also staled that when he
arrested Ballew al his home in the St-
pintchic valley, in Tennessee, be was very
much excited, and when told thut the boy
had been found, tears came into his eyes,
lie was very nervous, and the twitching
if lus hands and lingers plainly showed
hal he was laboring uniUra heavy nun
al pressure. Not so with the wile, how
vcr. She was stubborn and indifferent,
xeepl when told bv deputy sheriff
Howard that the bov's bones had
iceii discovered. She turned ashen
pale at this .'iiinoiiucenii ill by the officer,
anil turning lo Mr. Dcavcr, asked him
where the bones were found. The de
tective told her thai he could not tell
her il ii nit thai, and in a few minutes her
lace resumed its natural color and ex
pression. She told the officers who made
the arrest, that, "if folks wanted to
swear lies agin 'em, lo hang 'cm, she
eekoiR-d thev would have to hang."
Not once did the woman break down
until she was taken to the jail at Chatta
nooga and locked up in a separate cell
from her husband. There she wept bit
terly and seemed much broken up.
The officers did not ipiestiou either
Ballew or his w ife about tin- affair, and
neither of the prisoners talked much.
Since l hey moved from Buncombe, Bal
lew and his wife have resided al different
times iu Texas, South Carolina, North
Carolina and Tennessee, going from one
place to anolher iu those States con
stantly. When arrested, thev were liv
ing in the Scipiatchic valley, about lorty
miles from Chattanooga, near Waldeu's
Ridge, in Rhea county. When the officers
with their prisoners left, llallcw's house
ud its contents were turned over to a
friend to look alter until he got out of
trouble. The detective says llallcw's
earthly possessions, outside ol a cr'V, a
lew pigs and chickens, arc small.
Ballew is about forty-eight years of
igc, while his wile is several years
younger. The lad who so mysteriously
disnpicuretl was au illegitimate child of
llallcw's by a woman named Gillespie,
who lived iu Rhea con ty, near bv where
he was arrested, and where he formerly
lived when the child was born. It was u
sickly, puny infant, and even al seven
years of age I w hen il disappeared I was
but poorly developed in stature and
It's a strange ami horrible story, and
there arc many mysteries surrounding it.
As soon as the requisition papers reach
Nashville Mr. Denver will leave for Chat
tanooga lo bring Ballew and his wile feu
this city, where they will be arraigned
for murder al Ihe next term of the crimi
nal court of the county, which convenes
iu ( Iclober.
A l)eervcil Compliment.
The Christian Advocate, of August ,s,
pays the billowing merited compliment
lo the new president of the Ashevillc
Female College, and his most estimable
and excellent wile:
North Carolina has gained much in her
educational woi k by the going of Rev.
S. N. Barker and lus wile Iroin Willis,
Texas, to Ashevillc. T hey are born teach
ers and managers. When they can licgin
at the ground and build such a college as
they have al Willis, no K-oplc need Icar
as lo their success. When any State
loses such holy, consecrated persons as
these il is no small loss, csavially when
their labor is iu the department of educa
tion. They leave a host of friends w ho
will look anxiously lor the day to conic
for I hem to return lo Texas. Plenty of
room lor such workers as they arc out
here. They have a standing welcome
back at many points.
WANTS A "HICVOICI-;."
The Trouble an Illiterate fulh
Carolinian is In.
The following verbatim, et literatim, ct
piiiictuatini, coiuiiimiieation was re
ceived by postmaster Cannon from a sou
of the Palmetto Slate yesterday, lie
wants a "devoice," and he wauls it bad.
But hear his plaint :
"Svhtzi.ii, S. C, Aug. ". ISS'.l
"Mr. Post muster not knowing inny
one there will wrighl to you. asking you
wdial will a devoice to marry again Cost
n le Please wrighl and lei me know soon
A divorce a im tisn ct lmm, just now,
would tickle Mr. Stiles half to death, no
The condition of Messrs. Reynolds and
Pclham was much la-tter yesterday, Tiik
Citizkn is glad lo state.