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CAN IT HHlMi T1IH SM1I.I TlOJi."
Tlic I'.reeiivilk- News iiml l lie South
Carolina papers ucncraMy indorse with
prompt eagerness tlicsui;,i;csuonsol Sena
tor Hampton liirtlii' solution ol'tlic ni'jjro
problem. That solution is the removal
uf the ne.tro I'mni the Smilli to a terri
tory of hisowa. Senator llampton lavors
tlic purchase oI L'ulia tor the use id' the
colored people as a home ami country ol
their own, ami expresses a willingness to
vote an appropriation of til'ty million
ilollars lor the purchase ol'tlic islaml.
Iiillieulties iiisiinnoiiiilalile. ami results
the commercial world ilare not contem
plate meet such siiLiUcsiion on the vert
threshold. Cuba is the cherished posses
sioii of Spain, the- I'.em ol the Antilles,
almost the last valuable relie ol her onee
impel inl domain remaii hiv Irom her im
liiense diseovei ies, conquests anil domi
nations in insular ami coiiliaenlal Amer
ica, I'riile as well as interest combine to
enforce a tenac'ons hold on Cuba; ami
though it is mi-cral'ly governed, ami its
affairs ilreailiuliy mismanaged to the ex
tent ol producing chronic discontent and
disloval'y ainoni; the islanders, Spain
will not reliinpiish licr ".nisp lor money.
If she did, liuy millions of dollars would
not be accepted as compensation.
Suppose, however, that purchase be
el'i'ected and Cuba become a ncyro colon
and the process at dcpoilalion under
taken. That must be a voluntary or in
voluntary acton the part ol the Southern
negroes, is there any reasonable expec
tation that the first will be followed by
anv general movement? We have seen
the resul s ol such voluntary movemcui
to Liberia. l:or nearly threc-ipiai lers ot
a ceiiiury that black K'ysiuin has been
paiifcd to the eye ol I lie slave and tin
heediuaii in colors certainly not less
lr,'i';lH and ti tuliti'' J'an will invest thcCu
lian paradise, ui- h a i;overumeut 01 their
own, absolute c:. elusion of the while
man o'om all participation in public af
fairs, denial of' he sinii-aye. m. capacity to
hold real property; bin. to (he ncj.ro emi
grant, the coiiiplc'c rcvci.-nl of old con
ditions, Lhe ncro in the saddle, the bot
tom rail or lop. If any prospect could
fascinate the nc;o-o imagination, i! any
temptations could win him to exile, ii
was that which spread before him a lie'd
ol'lrecdoui on his ancesiral soil with ail
the prestige of a stipe riority in'cllcclna'Iy
ami morally to acijiiire inllucucc and do
minion uvir tins barbarous brethren
around hint. With a'l the aid ol' the gen
eral uovernmeul, with all lhe Zealand
liberality of phil.inihn py, I.ibena lan
guishes a feeble dependent colony. Kmi
Lirntiou from the I'niled Stales to that
happvland is representeil by hardly more
than one ship a year. Somciiincs a fac
titious excitement is uolteu up, and a
c-aze like that which tilled the barque Azor
with South Carolina emigrants is in
tlamcd, toend in ilisaster and disnppoint
mcnl, and the return of the tnisera blc de
luded creatures to their old homes under
circumstances that touch the hearts ol
the most callous.
Iespi'c lhe discontent id lhe ncio'o
leaders who comcivc lhat expat , iatioti
and complete scpa ration Irom the whites
is the pauae 'a for all then- 'roubles, and
instigate ' he periodical exoduses which
temporarily dis' ir- b indusLi'jal ami bus
iness reunions, me net;-o is a romc lov
ing bcin'. a'.Latlied to his accusloined
plaws with lel'ue tenacity. The masses
ui' them wilb lint; to I heir old p'aces. Then,
if forcible removal is determined upon
comes the renew al o! the scenes enacted
wdicn the Cuerokecs ami other ind'an
tribes we-c laken beyond .he M issisS'pp',
thrill, birT iiLi ' 1 the woods and moun
tains, fights. capitis and conlineinent tm
dermiliiai ttrard in stock." des, and t hen
marched oil uiiwibiuir and rcsist'nt,r cnii
giants to a la-nl of fivcdoin. Tlrs, and
on a vas Iv hr-cr. more expeushe and
more p;' 'able scale, must be repealed to
secure the removal ol ihc negroes to
Culm. What a pic-lire ofni'sery, terror
and eou.usion docs it not foreshadow!
Supposing, however, that a'l is accom
plished precedent to the deportation, and
the emirap1 s are on the coast waiting
for embarkation. It 'sassumed that there
are between six mi'lionsand seven millions
of negroes in the South who, under the
principle laid down, must lie removed.
Let us see how much shipping would lie
required to remove them. Take the
lesser number of six million. Kach vessel
niij;hl. lor the short voyage, be e..ieeted
to take one thousand souls. Six thous
and vessels would thus lie needed, more
than all owned in the sea service of the
t'nited States. Then as to the cost;
that will not lie kss than $10 per head.
wh;eh for that item alone will be $(,
0110,(1011, more than allowed lor the pur
chase of Cub.". To this must lie added
the cost of collecting and coneenlratiiiH
the emigrants at the ports ol embarka
tion, .winch would lie at least $1!0 jmt
head. Then thc.-c is the cost of subsist
ence, which, for so large a multitude, de
fies computation. Then humanity would
forbid that thev should lie turned adiift
upou the is'and without provision which
must be supplied while they provide
homesand preparecrops. Who is to pay
for all this? Certainly not the South, from
inability ; eertaiu'y not from the North,
from disinclination; for the Kepubliean
party will hardly agree to sttip itself of
its material power in the South ; nor will
setimentulitv agree to render void its pur
pose to demonstrate how certainly and
how rapidly the negro, out of his inherent
good qualities, can lie dcveliicd into full
equality with the whites; nor could con
sistency in duty to the negro permit the
purpose to thrust him back in his U
ward progress and consign him to the
certain fate of llayti and Jamaica, to
w hich he would speedily lie reduced by
lhe similar conditions ol soil and climate.
And just here the voice of commercial in
terest will interpose a veto. Cuba is the
largest sugar producing spot in the
world. The Tinted States is the largest
consumer of her sugar. Ilayli and Ja
maica, once vast sugar plantations, have
ceased long since to have any appreciable
weight in the consumption of the world.
The Haytian negro lives on fighting, the
lamaica negro on oranges and bananas
that nature kindly grows for him, and
tSii ready sale for them with only
the trouble of gathering and placing
them aboard ship. Cuba would so on
fall into this indolent line, and all
trade, except what is carried on in
a lew fruit schooners and steamers,
would vanish from the ocean.
The remedy for admitted troubles is
not in emigration. It must be found at
home. Knee antagonisms will exist to
certain extent. Hul there is niulual kind
liness and good understanding between
the whites and the negroes of the South,
which, except in unavoidable individual
case's, prevent resort to violence on cither
side. They can live side bv side harmo
niously and amicable if not disturbed
Irom without. It' the Northern people
understood Ihc negro as he isunders'ood
at the South, till trouble would cease.
Hut they persist in thinking they know
him belter, they persist in bebeviug him
more capable than he is, they persist in
believing him in falseand unjust position ;
and with Northern ius.inct to amend,
remodel and improve everything, tinker
away at what they know nothing about,
until some day the machine will explode
and overwhelm everything in ruin; and
it really seems lhat sonic of ihcin would
be glad lo bring this about.
Till-: KMIXYII.I.Iv SOKROW,
Yesterday's Know ilie papers brought
painful addition to lhe soriowi'ul story
of t hc'r city's calamity. Such universal
g i ie' has never before, in nines of peace,
possessed the community. Ill sponta
neous action and common consent all
places of business were eh sed at 1 o'clock
m Friday, and every thought give up to
grid and the cares of humanity ; lo tears
for the tlcad, to soliedudc for lhe suffer
ing; to discussing the accident and ad
ding in in format ion of iis causes.
An additional pang ol sorrow- was in
dicted by the death ol Col. Isaac Young,
vvhoexpi ed during Thursday night. Ik
is among lhe four prominent citizens
whose lives were saeriliceil, anil one of
the most valuable ol tlteni. He was just
lii'.y-oue years ol a age, a native Tcnncs
sean, a s ihlicr anil otlicer in t he Confed
eral c set ice. his last commission being
1 hat ol colonel ol' the 1 1 th'l cnucssee cav
alry, lie was a conductor, alter the
war, on the I'.. T., Yn. tv C,a. road, tor
scccniceu years. At the time ol'his death
he was holding lhe position as chairman
ol the Hoard of Public Works. The iu
Mtrcd appear oi be doing well with some
cxcepLioiis. ti is paiui'ul'y piobablc that
"mc of ilksc cannot survive. The most
critical cases s.em to lie t hose i if C. llock
enjos. C. -1 CI I i . Judge lleorge I.. Ma
loucv and llagmau W. T. Smith.
Till-: VIHI.IMA Kl l-I lll.K ANK.
In the press oi other matter yesterday
wc overlooked lhe fact lhat the Ivcpuhli-j
cans ol Yirgiuia held their convention for!
the nomination ol Covcrnor. Lieulenanl
itowrnor am! Attorney (lencral. Con-;
trnry to anticipation. Mahoue. while in-j
filing the honor of a nomination with!
the supposed intention of declining it,!
did not put away the crown w hen ac-,
lually thrust upon him, and vvasun.ini-:
nionsly nominated lor Ciovernor. Fori
Lieut. -( '.of crnor was nominated Camp-!
bell Sk'tnp. a pro in incut stock raiser of Lee ;
county, and a l' inner Member of ihc Leg is- j
l.ilurc, : and Capt.W. S. Lurty. of I lar-i
isouburg. former I list rie-t Attorney for!
the Western Pistncl ol Virginia, under '
(rant's admit, isiintion. was nominated.
As all the anii-Mahonc Republicans were
studiously excluded from the convention !
by rc'usal to gi ant ihcm tei tilicates as j
delegates, the convention was decidedly
a one sided affair, and brings in opposi-'
lion to its work, both the antis and the
I it uu it rats.
Com men ting op lhe purpose of the Far
mers' AMiaucc K.vchnnge ot' Florida to
make Jacksonville the cotton market for
that Stale, the Charlotte Chronicle
"The movement should not, and will
not, slop at establishing markets lor the
handling of manufactured cotton. The
greatest good will not be obtained until
there are factories throughout the South
lor niaiiulac. uriug all sorts of cotton
goods, so that when southern cotton
goes out of Southern territory it will Ik
tor the use of elassesof consumers. That
is w hat the South islookiugforward to."
Dr. Parker Prays cream Van-Ola, Rosa
line, Ongaline and Diamond nail powder
having now liecomc the ladies' favorites,
at F. L. Jacob's drug store, these popular
manicure articles may always lie lound,
together with pocket emery board, or
ange wood sticks, nail scissors, files and
other such requisites. Also a complete
line of drugs and toilet articles, in addi
tion to the Ilelie Soda Fountain from
which ice cold drinks arc disensed. Cor
ner Main street and Patton avenue.
Clara What a terrible noise that
wagon makes! George Yes, it's dread
ful, isn't it? "What makes it groan so,
George?" "Why, it is fil'ed with green
It is very important in this age of vast
material progess that a remedy lie pleas
ing to the taste and to the eye, easily
taken, acceptable to the stomach anil
healthy in its nature and effects. Possess
ing these ciualities, Sfrui) of Fins is the
one perfect laxative and most gentle diu
Sad was the fate of Mary's lamb
We saw the doctor mix her
All up into a mutton jam,
Called Krown-Sequard'8 elixir.
Graded school books bought sold and
exchanged at Carsons' book store. Save
money by going there.
WE ARE BUSY.
Think of it ! At this smsou
of till' .vt'iir, when cvcrYoiic
is foiiipltiinin",' of dull I rude.
Wo llil VP II101-P tllilll WO Pilll
do. Our store is crowded
from niorniiiji'till nijiht with
customers iii;ikiii"; purchases.
OUR PRICES EXPLAIN ALL !
Our buyer is now in the
Northern nmrkets, selecting
one of Hie finest stocks of
Dry Goods and Shoes
ever hrouuht to this market.
And to niiike room for Full
Arrivals, we arc offering some
S1MTIAL liAKdAlNS in the
An elegant pair of Lace Cur
tains for SOe.; formerly
sold for 1.10.
PAIIASOLS We have a few
plain Black Silk, and
fancy colors, which we
are closiii"; out at cost.
A lew hundred Remnants of
)ry Coods left, whichare
o'oipo, at half their value.
We are i'ivin",' some special
Ladies' Fine IJrcssGoods,
Trimuiiiio,s. Sa tines, (iin
hanis. 1 losiery. etc
We especially iuvitethe La
dies to call and examine our
uneiiialed line, whether they
want to buy or not. as it isa
pleasure for us lo show our j
i'( x )ds.
Von will never know how
cheap you can buy until you
t rade once with us.
BOSTM' BROS. eV WRKillT.
HOOKS AM) STATIONARY,
ARTISTS' I ATUtlAl.S,
I'lCTI KIlS AMI l-'HAM lis,
FANc V l a II II S.
iii..t:sii hooks, i:Yi:uv;itAii:,
In il.l.s, TcivS AMI I'.AMIiS.
wi;sti;rn m. c. sci-: is i-:.
in i in phi
I'.mn i t:n,
22 S. Main Street.
ARTHUR 31. FIELD,
Warruiited tu assuy us represented.
THE GREATEST ATTRACTION
Is that fine lut uf ENGLISH HKIIH.KS and
TDRBIi-HOKN CHAMOIS SEAT SADlll.l-S
J. M. ALEXANDER'S
And the low prices at which he is HcllitiK all
goods in his line.
He has increased his force and intends to
meet the demand.
SATISFACTION GUAR ANTEHh.
TLANTIC COAST L1NB
On and aft it this date the following sched
ules will le nin over its "Columbia Division."
No. S3 leaves Columbia 5.20 p. m.
Arrives at Charleston 9.3U p, m.
No. C 2 I -eaves Charleston 7.10 a. m.
Arrives at Columbia 11.55 a. m.
Connecting with trains to and from all
points on the Charlotte, Columbia & Au
gunta and Columbia & Greenville Kailruads.
T. M. EMERSON, Gen. Pau. Act.
J. P. DBVINB, Gen. Supt.
We arc prcparm",- to fo to
New York to select our Fall
ami Winter (ioods and we
want a lot of Money. Our
offers of Karelins have pan
ned out very well. We have
sold lots of jjoods, lnil we
had lots of them, and we
have quite a lot yet which
you can buy at your own
price. We think we put away
for lln' iit:t sr;isoii fewer
fi-oods than any merchant in
Asheville. Yr don't wtilit to
put ;i;iy '"'.' WiUlt to
sell them, and we want to
sell iheni badly. We are
i'oin- to buy a biff stock and
we want the room to place
them in. hut iiiorrtlitin thnt.
uc ;int tht't;isfinmy them
with. This lias been the se
cret of our low prices. We
represent a man who has an
ocean of money. He buys
thousands where other peo
ple buy ilo.i'iis. lie expects
us to sell ji'oods quick, at a
small profit, and to send or
carry him the money. So
far we ha ve not disappointed
him. ( )ur sale of Dress (loods
at cost cont inues. and will
until all are sold. We have
six Ice Cream Freezers, two
each of 2, 'A andlqiiart sizes.
We shall buy no more this
season. You can get either
of these Freezers lower than
they have ever been offered
before. You will want one
next summer if not now. A
few Hammocks and ('roquet
Setts are yet with us. We
shall let t hem go very low.
We need the room and want
the money they represent to
nit into something for Fall
and Winter use. A few dozen
Fruit Jars (Mason's) on
hand. They are going very
fast. As soon as it is known
that we are out prices will
advance murk the inflic
tion. We shall have in store
by the time you read this t he
largest stock of Ribbons,
Velveteens, Plushes, and Vel
vets ever shown in Asheville.
Fall Styles, New (ioods, at
'Racket Prices." Come and
ONE YEAR AGO.
The linest and best equip
ped Drug Store in North Car
olina was opened in Asheville
byT. C.Smith & Co.-AKei
eighteen years of prosperity
in the wholesale and retail
drug business at Charlotte,
thev sold out and moved to
Asheville, where they secured
the best and handsomest
store room in lhe city fitted
up in style, with all the latest
appliances and conveniences
possessed by other modern
drug stores. Twelvemonths
have passed since this vent
ure was made they find the
outlook far ahead of their
expectations business grow
ing larger monthly, having
already reached a solid basis.
Their success demonstrates
what Asheville will do, for
those who come here with
"the know how." Prescrip
tions and general business
have poured into this New
Drug Store until necessity
compels the employment ofa
large force of thoroughly
competent clerks. This new
firm do not want theearth.
only a small part of it. They
are entering the second year
of their business career with
new snap, large stock, ample
raw cash to make large addi
tions, big trade already es
tablished, a successful past
and a bright future. These
facts show what can be done
for those who have a well
grounded faith in the com
mercial importance of out
growing city for those who
have the nerve toburnall the
bridges behind them, and
gi ve I ro m r a t tei 1 1 i on t o t hei r
business. The people are
kindly asked to continue
their favors to this prosper
ous ami busy drug store,
where every article sold is
warranted as represented, or
purchase money refunded.
Address T. C. Smith & Co.,
Leading Wholesale and Re
tail and Prescription Drug
gists, Asheville, N. C.
J. W. SCHARTXE,
42 N. Main St.
Will collect debts for anyone in the city for
kt cent. Good facilities t'nr renting am! col
Iccting rents on houses. Will sill furniture
on weekly tiavnients.
.1. . JOHNSON,
At Ulatr's rurniturc More,
.tT I'ntton Avenue.
References given. tniirt 4tiin
FAMILY GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS
AKcnt fur Kci-ms Cn-ck Wook-n Mills.
Nnrth Main . Ashi-viHc, N. C.
frM (HI Iv
THE ASHEVILLE BRICK WORKS,
Asheville, Pi. C.
I". O. Box P.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,
MOKOANTON. N. C.
MANUFACTURES ALL KINDS OF DRESSED
INSIIli; IINISH in CJiR'i-n Anne ami till stylo
now in une.
MuttlilitiKR uf vnrioun kinds.
Can cumuetc in privca with any manufact
urer in the South.
Two n-room CottaK on IHiiotntnt-t. One
fl-rooin cottnpi- nt Anlu-vilk- Juiu-ti.m.
Ofhct-il in llt-ndry lilork, North Court
Square. Apply to J. A. TBNNBNT.
A NEW ENTERPRISE.
The Hand Laundry will open on Monilay,
at the foot of Mra. WHons hill, under the
manaxement of G, W. HiKKins.
All work done neatly by hand.
A lnrjc eleven room Brick House, tojfether
with kitchen and servant' house and kom)
Imrn, Lot contains iiV acrrs. Sewerajce ami
Kood hath rooms. Completely furnish d in
every part. Likewise, a Kod I'iano, if
needed. Apply to
aul'2dtf ' NATT ATKINSON Ht SON.
Entrance examinations Sept. 3 and 4. Rec
itation and lectures heKin promptly Sept. 5.
Send for new catalogue at once to
JOHN F. CKOWKLL, President,
jun26 &2m Trinity College, N.C.
GHAS. D. B I.
MEN'S ilJI BOYS'
Our Mini is to lill ii loiifi,' felt wnnt in tin city of Aslicvillc,
iiml wc will open iibout ScjiIciiiIkt 1, with the most nmi
plctc line of Clotliiiif;- for .Men ;uil Hoys ever shown in this
Our Mr. ('HAS. HLANTO.N lvoos to Northern and Hast
en! markets witli the ready cash which insures to the new
f I'inanciai Success
THE YOUTHS', BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S
Will receive our special attention, and to this we will call
the especial attention of .Mothers. Sisters and Aunts.
OUR GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS
Will b(( rejlet with all the Novelties of the season in the
wav of Nreckvcar.
OUR HAT DEPARTMENT
Will receive due attention, and in it can be found from the
conventional IIifh Hat down lo the Soft Knock-about.
We have already placed our order for a line of
MEN'S FINE SHOES
With one ol" the most popular makers.
Our mode of business shall be STUllTLY OXK 1'ilICE,
and all goods warranted as
Our opening will be announced in due time.
CHAS. D. BLANTON & CO.,
Patton Avenue, -
AN TON & CO,,
represented or money refunded.
. Asheville, N CV