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ASHEVILLE, N. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1889.
THK KPldt'OPATi; FOR THK
The House of Deputies Concur In
the Action of the I'pper House
011 a Number of PolnlH Dr.
tiiirtonM KcMolutloti Panned.
Nl'W York, October IS. Services were
celebrated in llie house of deputies this
morning by Bishop (Juiiitnrd, ol Tennes
see, assisted by Bishops Spalding, ol' Col
orado, and Scarborough, ol New Jersey.
There was a small attendance. The dep
uties ure too well seasoned to services to
deprive themselves of their natural rest
to conic to hear their Bishops. The gal
leries, however, were well tilled with la
dies. At 10.20 Dr. Dix called the house to
order. Not more than 1Q0 of the nicin
.bers were present.
Reports of Lhe different standing com
mittees were then presented.
The committee on canons then prc
isented a report on tbe proposed estab
lishment of 11 missionary Episcopate lor
the colored people. It is as follows
Even if this church were prepared to
recognize bv law the (liltcrence between
its white and colored members, and pro
vide for their separate organization,
cither into parishes or Episcopal jurisdic
tions, we think that the mode of doing
so as provided in this proposed e.'inon
would be, lor in my reasons. iucxk-dicui,
and that it could lie properly and elfi
cicnllv done only after a change ill the
constitution. While we do not abso
lutely assert that the proposed canon
would lie unconstitutional, yet it touches
so closely on Artu.lv IV. that, for this
reason alone, we would deptecale its
adoption. Hut, waiving lor the present
constitutional objections, and those
totinded on the proposed line of dis
tinction between the white and colored
races, we are of the opinion that other
And fatal objections present themselves
in proposed canon.
.First, if we had the right to provide
3hy canon for the erection of missionary
jurisdiction within one ornioreorgauized
.dioceses with the consent of Bishops and
ic inventions of the respective dioceses,
yt't the difficulty, if not impossibility, ol
obtaining any such consent which, on a
change of views, could not, and on the
ilea til of the bishop would not be with
drawn, and many complications which
would almost certainly arise under such
change of the views under many other
5upposablc contingencies, should deter
Ms from adopting the system here pro
posed for solving the problem of inherent
difficulties which "we all fully recog
nize. Second. This canon proposes an Epis
copal jurisdiction in )erson us within
the territorial jurisdiction of another
.bishop. We think that snch proposition
aiitiigonized the tiaditioual policy ol
the church, and the essential elements of
Episcopal jurisdiction which, from the
first, has been territorial and not kt
sonnl. But the real and essential ques
tion which meets us at the forefront of
this whole matter, and which we think
the church should first determine before
discussing plans and modes of procced
mre, in that first alluded to in this report;
namely: Shall the church in its law
of parochial or diocesan organiza
tions draw or recognize a line of distinc
tion between its white and its colored
members. We think this should not lie
done; and we therefore, for this reason
alone, and without reference to those
founded on the uueonstitutionlity or in
cxpcdcncy, recommend that the canon be
nut adopted and present the following
Resolved, That thecomniitteeon canons
lie discharged from tbe further considera
tion of the subject. Discussion on the
question was postponed,
Jr. Benedict of the committee on the
constitutional amendments offered a res
olution to change the time of the as
s 'milling ol the next general convention
from the first Wednesday in October to
the third Wednesday in September. The
resolution was pluced on the calendar.
Rev. D. Littell, of Delaware, read the
report of the committee on the general
theological seminary, and recommended
its udoption. The report gave details of
the workings of the seminary.
Mr. King, of Long Island, requested
leave to present a minority report, Dis
cussion was postponed.
At 1 1 .05 o'clock a. m.. the house re
numed the consideration of the tuestion
of liturgical revision.
Six amendments which were adopted
yesterday by the house in the committee
of the whole were then taken up in order,
and after considerable debate were forra
;ily adopted. The noon recess was
At the afternoon session the house of
deputies confirmed its action as a com
mittee of the whole on Thursday by pass
ing the joint liturgical committee's reso
lutions for a child's recovery from sick
ness, for a sale return from voyage or
travel, and lor penitential office for Ash
Concurrence with the upper house was
also ordered upon the following: "That
after the rubric following the general ti
tle of the collects, epistles and gospels,
there lie inserted, the collect appointee!
for any Sunday or other least may be
used at the evening service of the day be
fore, also that the gloria pittri lie printed
at the end of the Kaster anthems."
Rev. Dr. Hart, of the committee, then
presented the next resolution in order,
which was, that in place of the rubric af
ter gospel for the Sunday next lietbre Ad
vent, there be substited : If there lie more
than twentyrfjye Sundays after Trinity,
the services of some of these Sundays that
were omitted after Epiphany shall be
taken in to supply so ninny us are here
wanting; nnd, if there lie fewer thun
twenty-live Sundays, the overplus shall
be omitted. This was adopted, the depu
tation from Iowa being the only deacon
jn the negative.
The peculiur features of voting on the
resolutions was that Iowa took decided
steps against a revision of any sort, nnd
desires through Dr. Hule to lie individu
ally recorded in that liuht.
Dr. i'billips Brooks' resolution to sub
stitute the 64th for the 69th Psalm in
the table ol proper Psalms for (iood Fri
day, went through after some discussion
by jin overwhelmingly affirmative vote
together witn tlie acliliuonnl collect,
epistle and gospel for Christmas and
The resolution providing for the omis
sion of the dialogue ol the same be said
once on each Sunday was passed.
At this point came the real debate of
the afternoon upon Dr. Huntington s
resolution for a short office of prayer lor
The subject was reoiened by Dr. lid
gar, of Central New York, who hnpned
to be absent when the matter was belore
the committee of the whole.
Burgwin, of Pittsburg, hoped the mat
ter would not again lie discussed, and
jHiidhehud voted in tavor of the resolu
tion and believed thoroughly Hii the ex
cellence of the proposed short office.
Judge Wilder opposed the procrastina
tion which animated a certain small mi
nority. Dr. Edgar moved to postpone the
resolution, but the motion was lost.
First in a vive voce vole, and then In
orders and dioceses.
At ten minutes pas' the set hour of ad
journment, Dr. Huntington's resolution
was put and carried. The clerical vote
was ayes US, nays t ; divided HI; lay
vote -ayes 2, nays 1 ; divided ,'t.
This finally disposes of an important,
matter already proposed and rejected by
two previous conventions, so far as tin
house of deputies is concerned.
HI I.I. AT CHTTAMMN.t,
Tlie New York c;overnor nn Ills
Party Heartily Received.
Chattanoooa, Tciui., October IS.
C.overiior David B. Mill, of New York,
Hon. Patrick Collins, Hon. Roswell P.
Flower, the Governor's staff and other
distinguished New Yorkers, reached Chat
tanooga curly this morning by special
train, the guests of John Inni.-iii, ol New
York, president of tile Richmond Termi
nal road. party of twenlv-five promi
nent citizens, licailcd by the mayor, who
is a republican, boarded the train and it
was drawn to the top of Lookout
mountain, reaching there at sunrise.
They reached the city at 10 o'clock and
were met at the depot by a large crowd
of citizens of both parlies. Carriages
were in wailing and they were driven to
the various points of interest, and reached
the court house a: 111. 30. Thctront was
handsomely decorated, and a great
assemblage in waiting. Governor Hill
made a fifteen minutes' speech, lie a I
bided to the wonderlul recovery of tin
South from the devastations of war.
spoke of the splendid resources and grc.-n
future ol Chattanooga, and closed by
saying that the only way to set Ic the
question which confronted the Small
was by letting the people of the South
.'done and they would work a solution in
the same manner in which they recovered
from the war. He said his trip was not
At the conclusion of the G ovcrnoi-'sad-diess
Geo. W. Ochs, ol Chattanooga, in
behalf of the people ol the city anil State,
presented Governor Hill with a magnifi
cent basket of cut flowers, saying that it
was a tribute from the citizens ol len
nessec to the chief magistrate of the Em
pire State, and a recognition that his elo
quent words in behalf of the South
showed that his statesmanship was bn ad
enough to embrace the whole couutiy
Speeches were made bv Roswell P.
Flower, Patrick Collins, of Boston.
Chancellor Iierson, ol New York, lauda
tory of the South and expressive ol thcir
astonjsliment at its wonderful growth.
The party left here at noon for Knox
villc. The reception was entirely non
partisan, republicans joining in it as zeal
ously as democrats.
Death oI'Maj. E. L. Vaughn.
Maj. E. L. Vaughn died of consumption
at his home at Sparta, Alleghany county,
Thursday last, the 10th iust. lie was a
lawyer of ability nnd had several limes
represented this county in the Lcgisla
i lire. In that body he was a recognized
leader. He was a man of much force of
character, ami us a speaker was ready,
incisive and always effective. Maj.
Vaughn was often spoken of in connec
tion with the congrcssiona, nomination,
and his ability and capacity for legisla
tive work marked him as a tit man lor
congressional service. For several vcars
the state ol his health has been such as
to withdraw him Irom all active partici
pation in public affairs. Had he lived he
would have liecu a notable factor in the
politics ill his district. Notwithstanding
that he was held in excellent esteem by
the public, we have always felt that he
was rated below rather than above his
capacity". The last public evidence that
he gave ol this was a communication in
the State Chronicle in January last in
opposition to the return of Senator Ran
som. It was in reply to an editorial on
the subject in The Landmark, and was
by all odds the strongest presentation of
the argument of the opposition that was
offered during the campaign. It was not
referred to in this paicr at the time for
the reason that the senatorial election
occurred before there was time for a re
joinder. The last public position that Mai.
Vaughn held was a membership in the
directory of the ieuitciitiary, and this he
resigned about two years ago because
his health would no longer admit of his
discharging the duties of the place. He
was at the time of his death probable
about 55 years of age.
The Verdict Applauded.
It is said that when I lie jury at Marion,
acquitted Edwin Brown, who shot Col.
Roger J. Page in the back at midnight,
the crowd in the court room applauded.
Mr. Brown, after a coroner's jury had
said that Col. Page had "come to his
death at the hands of sonic one unknown
to the jury," after remaining hidden for
some time, surrendered liiinscli as the
slayer of Col. Page.
The shooting of Col. Page at midnight
in the back, was a crime, no matter
what the provocation; and the acquittal
of his slayer through an unwholesome
public sentiment, was at least no subject
for the applause of it crowd of citizens.
Had Col. Page's offense lieen more
rank than even suspicion makes it, no
civilized people would justify his assassi
nation from the rear, and in the dead of
night, when his slayer could eseupe
under cover of darkness.
Mr. Brown's flight was a confession of
his own opinion of his own conduct ; and
yet when he is acquitted of murder in
oliedience to a dangerous sentiment, lie
Pntil public sentiment changes greatly
in North Carolina, until the good people
who are nine-tenths of the population
assert themselves more positively than
they have done, the proscts of the
State for growth and prosperity cannot
Cincinnati, Octolicr IS. The weather
good and the track fast.
First race for two year old maiden
fillies, half mile: Mndtiinma won, Mar
tha Page second. Fiver third. Time
Second race three-quarters of a mile:
Rimini won, Kcstacy second, War Peurk
third. Time 1.16'4.
Third race selling, purse for two year
olds, five furlongs: Lizzie D. won. King
Fortune second, Snlule third. Time
Fourth race selling, purse for two
year olds, five furlongs: Pullman won,
Romaine 'second, Hoieful third. Time
Fifth race seven furlongs : SKrisinan
won. Princess Bowling second, Tom
Hood third. Time 1.30.
THK NATIONAL CAPITAL.
Work ou I'll title niiilcllnifH lo lie
Wasminctun, October IS. The Simn-
son dry dock at the Norfolk navy yard,
which was opened September l'J;h, was
tormully accepted to-day by Commodore
Waite, chief of the bureau of docks and
yards. The dock cost the government
Acting secretary Batchelor to-day
directed the suspension of the work ol
constructing the court house and post
olliee at Savannah, Ga., until it can be
ascertained whether Congress will au
thorize the selection of another site and
increase the limit of the cost ol both site
and building. The present site was se
lected in January, 1SSS, but is regarded
as unsuitable for the purpose. The limit
of the cost is$20(),iil(lnnd not considered
sufficient. The department's action to
day is based upon a petition signed by
the governor of the State, members ot
the legislat are, State and city officials,
and u large number of citizens. The act
ing secretary also took similar action in
regard to the proposed public building
at Statesville, N. C, because of the repre
sentation by the mayor, aldermen ami
merchants of that city, that the site
selected bv the last administration is un-
satislact'-ry to the business community.
Total receipts from liieiuternalrcvcnuc
duriug the first quarter of the present
fiscal year were: $3,(iS,oi;ri ()r $.'!.
770, SOT gicater th in the receipts during
the corresponding period ol the preced
ing fiscal year. If the receipts increase at
this rate dining the remainder of tile
year, the total receipts for the year will
-iggiegale about l5,itii),li(l(lor 1 ,IMin,
100 more than the receipts during the
The long and anxiously expected decis
ion of the secretary of the treasury upon
the proper classification ( f silver ores con
taining nasc metals, was rendered to-da v.
It reaffirms existing rulings first made by
John Sherman in 1SS0, and reaffirmed in
January and May, lssii, that ores com
posed of silver and lead, and iron ore,
silver and lead, or silver and other base
metals of which silver is the component
metal or chief metal, would be exempt
from duty under the provisions of the
free list lor "ores of sikcr." It has
lieen held by the mining interests ol
Nevada, Ftah, Colorado and other
States where silver is found combined
villi iron, lead and copper, that the pro
portion by weight or bull; of base metals
and not of value should determine the
dutiable character ol imported ores, ami
their etforts have been directed to having
Mexican ores taxed. It was in connec
tion with the importation of Mexican
ores that all of the decisions cited were
rendered. To-day's decision is long and
treats the subject exhaustively.
Bond ollcrings to-dav aggregated $1,
130,0(1(1; all accepted ;it 127 for four per
cents., and lo.'v'i for tour and a hall's.
NORTH CAROLINA NOTIvS.
Charlotte News: Mr. C. Augustus
Glenn, the Gaston county young man
who was arrested in Charlotte sonic
weeks ago upon charge of breaking into
stores in Gastonia, was tried before Judge
Connor, at Gaston court. He was tried
on one charge of burglary and two char
ges ol larceny, was found guilty and sen
tenced to seven years in the peniten
tiary. The Durham Sun says that a very seri
ous accident occurred at Chapel Hill last
Tuesday. Mr. Walter Lloyd was tieei
,i -nlally shot in the face by Mr. Andrew
Jones. It seems that all old pistid had
been lying around in their room, un
loaded, for some time, and Mr. Lloyd
had loaded it for some purpose in Mr.
ones' absence. Mr. Jones came in on
the day designated and pointed it at
Lloyd, saying, "I've got you." Before
Lloyd could tell hint it was loaded he
was shot in the face.
Charlotte Democrat: On Monday
morning last, the time of judgment came
for last winter's Charlotte burglars.
Negro Bill Alexander was one of the
prominent spirits. He was scut on to
the criminal court, lie was identified by
Mrs. Lichtenslein, whose home he
entered last February. Also the silver
ladle he took was identified. Monroe
Calhey and Aaron Alexander were also
locked up. Gp to Monday morning
there had been fifteen arrests in all and
the Mayor is on the hunt lor the balance
ot the gang that infested the city sonic
uiemths past. Truly misdeeds as well as
good ones, by the aid of vigilant city
officials, sometimes return alter many
Chatham Record: We have had the
pleasure ibis week of meeting Mr. S. F.
Perry, of Buckliu. Missouri, who is now
on a visit to his old home iu this county,
alter ail absence of forty-live years. Mr.
Perry was only eight years old when his
father James Perry, temoved from Chat
ham to Missouri. The journey was
made in n fonr-horse wagon, and the
time consumed in making it w as nearly
two months Iroin the !lh of April,
18, to the 2nd ol June. In returning;
here last week Mr. Perry made the same j
journey in less than sixty hours, in as i
many hours as it took days to go there.
This statement forcible illustrates the
piogrcss of the u-e, and how time and
distance are annihilated by the power of
This State Fair is the most successful
an record. There were jienolc in Raleigh
on Wednesday from nearly every county
in the State. The crowd was the largest
since the exposition of 1S.S. W. G. I'p
church. president of the State Agricul
tural Society, said to your correspon
dent: "We have the largest and by far
the best exhibit we have ever had, and
there are more jK-ople here than were
ever at a lair lie-lore. The result is,
everybody is pleased and we will be able
to declare a good dividend." Itwases
timattd lii.it there were 10,000 people
present. One of the niosi important ex
hibits at the fair is made by tl.e Egypt
Coal Company, of Chatham county.
The largest pumping engines in the
Slate arc in operation at these mines,
and coal is now taken from a depth of
450 feel. It will be regularly put oil the
market in three weeks. Francis F.
Bryau, now of St. Louis, but once- a
citizen of Raleigh and a distinguished
graduate of the North Carolina Cniver-
sitv and of West Point, has hts'-iO-v!
the University with his library of costly
works. A son of Dr. S. E. Teaguc, of
Chutham county, met with u horrible
death Tuesday. He was at work at u
cane-mill and was caught between the
sweep beam and Irame and was at once
crushed to death.
Richmond, Vh., O.tober IS Jas. II.
Wells, furniture manufacturer, made an
assignment to-duy Liabilities estimated
at $7,000, assets unknown.
American Ha re a In ParlH.
The Furrel & Herring patent sales have
been awarded the grand gold medal at
the present exposition in Paris.
l'N & t'O.'H KI-I'OKT OF Till'.
CONDITION OF HI SINISS
The Money .Market Still a Point ol
Anxiety. Rut the Hulk of Trade
Continues Large YVIienl, Corn
and OalH Down.
Nkw York, October Is. R. G. Dim ev
Co's review of trade for the week says:
As liclore, tlie money market is one
point of anxiety. Rates are higher, bin
perhaps apprehension has somewhat les
sened, as the senseless cry that the press
ure was only manipulated hasgiveu place
to a more rational understanding of Un
reality and consequent limitations of de
mand. The country still calls for money
largely, but reports from nearly all in
terior centres of supply show that the
supply is considered simple for commer
The volume of trade continues large,
bank clearings exceed hist years, railroad
earnings are encouraging, and eastbound
shipments li.v,.'. Chicago tire heavy.
The iron trade is still healthy. Southern
furnaces seeming to have well sold oft";
and, though an offer of high valley brand
No. 1 at $1(1.5(1 is reported, the quota
tion for pig is $17 to $1S. Bar iron is
not as linn as other forms, tind the sur
prisingly heavy demand for plates anil
structural forms is for steel rather than
iron. Kails arc quoted at $31.5(1, with
sales for the week of 57.5011 tons. An
otfer t'or 5.00(1 tons of American iron to
be shipped to Scotland tailed, because
Ircights were too high.
The wool trade is still dull, and, while
there is a fair movement of dress goods,
and enlarged discounts have caused more
business in knit goods, the demand for
men's woolens is strictly moderate.
Cotton niaiii.lacturcrs arc-thriving, and
tlie trade m goods satislactorv, ormt
lot lis selling at 3'ac for fis. A further
leclinc ot one-sixteenth in raw cotton
helps, and sales here were 50,000 hales
for the week. Wtveipts and exports both
continue to exceed last year's largely.
The speculation for higher prices in
wheat has not been active. The last gov
ernment report and heavy Northwestern
receipts, with seantyexports, combine to
depress prices, which have fallen 'JUc. for
the week, with sales of 31 .0(10,0(10 bush
vis against '0.(iiMI,(i(l(l last week. Friday
Corn has declined 1 ic and oats l'sC.,
while pork products, though still sus
tained by the clique, are a little lower.
Colfcc has yielded ' ic. and is weak at
Rio. Traders suspcel a better know ledge
of the yield than lias been forwarded.
The cord business is better with cooler
weather, but by no means satisfactory.
The price of raw sugar litis again de
cliucd iMc., and of relincd 1 ic, and a cir
cular am lounces the approaching opening
i 1 f I 1 rgcjs icel acles rclmery; but the fall in
sugar trust slock has been arrested by
an upward reaction.
The stock market resists tight money
stubbornly, but has yielded at an aver
age of .$1 per share on active railroad
stocks, with some recovery, however,
on Fridny. It istlic theory of some west
ern managers that an advance in prices
just belore the meeting of the Legislnturc
in granger Stales would be most unfort
unate. But a more generally controlling
iullucucc is e-mv:: '.ioi( that western com
petition tlueateus mischief, and is not re
strained by the inteT-t'tatc act or by the
good sense of managers, while for t In
present nionctarv uncertainties arc also
Business failures during last week num
ber for the Tinted Stales IS J, Canada
HiiKlncMH In the raiu Center Iitir.
intc YeMterduy'H friCHKion.
Cine'AUo, October IS. Trading was
rather light and no interesting features
were presented, the opening was rather
steady, slightly below yesterday's clos
ing, nnd soon thereafter prices rallied
about with some effort 1 1 sustain
prices, but free offerings created weak
ness and trailers were not slow to get
out from under, and prices declined le.,
ruled steadv and ckiscd '"'sca-'je. lower
t hau yesterday.
A very dull day was witnessed in corn,
and lluctuations were confined w ithin 1 ic,
range. The market opened at about
closing prices of yesterday, was very dull
tin siiini lime, became a trille more active
and ajain ruled quiet, but just belore
the close broke declining in all 1 ic. and
final quotations were ''ic. below vesler
day. ( lats were weaker and prices rallied
Rather more doing in pork and feeling
was stronger and prices averaged slightly
Only fair trade in lard, prices ruled
about L" -jc. higher.
In short ribs there was more life to the
market and feeling was stronger. Octo
ber advuticed 10c. alii'-yc. and other de
liveries were 21 -jc.a5c. higher, butextrcme
figures were not fully suppoi ted.
W ilillinyloll Messenger.
Mr. J. B. llillhcimer, president ol the
projected South Atlantic and North
western railroad, designed to run from
Southport to the Northwest and connect
with Chicago, passed through the city
Tuesday night on his way to New York.
He was accompanied by Mr. W. W.
Worthington. who is interested in the
enterprise, and they bad lieen to South
port to look after their project. While
there thev purchased about thirtv-five
hundred Icet of water front for terminal
purposes, and took other steps wdiich in
dicate thai they mean business. We un
derstand that matters are in such shape
now that there is no longer any doubt
that this road will be built, and that
work is to be commenced at a not very
distant day. For this matter, we learn
that wink will higin on the wharves
within Iwo weeks.
In consequence of the prospect lor the
building of this road, it is stated that
Southport is on lhe eve of a decided
boom. Already there are many enter
prises in the prospective, and one of them
is u bank for which the capital has al
ready Ix-cn provided.
In Favor of Chlcaico.
Xl-.w Oki.kans, Oclolier IS. At a spe
cial meeting of the board of directors of
the New Orleans hoard of trade, limited,
held this day, the following was unaui
niousiv adonled :
Ris. ilved. That this board favors the
cilv of Chicago as the site for the World's
1 Fair of 1S'J2.
I (Signed) Lons Bonisch, Pres.
I E. Bki.kxai', Secretary.
j The Weather To-Dav.
Wasiuncton, Octolicr IS. Indications
! for North Carolina. Fair, followed bv
light rain in western portion; stationary
teunicrature, except slightly cooler on the
coast ; variable winds.
Iiehold How Ureal a Matter, Etc.
Yesterday a group of "small boys"
were amusing themselves with harpoon
ing n postal the eornerof Patton avenue
and Haywood street, the iestilent little
weapon being a pin inserted point fore
most into a shank, weighted and feath
ered, and with a string attached to haul
in the catch. In one of the easts of the
missile it missed the mark just as a
team was passing, and stuck into the
side of one ol the horses; maddened with
pain anil fright he dashed off, and the
team ran in imiuauagablc rlight down
the street. They soon brought the
wagon that was lumbering at their heels
in contact with another vehicle going the
same way, and its team joined in the
race; they dashed on, neck and neck,
until another wagon was overtaken and
run into, and then till three lay ill the-
road a confused pile of wreck formidable
enough to add' to the list of the every
day railroad easualitics, except, happily,
nobody was killed, nobody was hurt,
and the wreck did not take tire and
Kciiiova! ol the 1'oxtollice.
At last we can speak positively; the
question is decided; and the postoflicc
will be removed as soon as practicable to
he tenement lately occupied by Mr.
Chandler in the Hendry block. Orders
pertaining both to removal and lining
up the new postotticc have been received
Irom he.idqu.-irteis, and the work ot
preparation and fitting up will be at
once undertaken. At no tune iiilhcposl
ollicc history of Ashcvillc have adverse
interests, so far as involves locality, been
so exactly reconciled. The new locality
is absolutely central to all parts; for the
enlargement of area and population of
the city has been effected with apparently
predetermined symmetry and cqunlilv.
While some private interests may be
prejudiced by the removal, or subserved,
as the case may be, the general interest is
paramount, and, in this case, has been
We are glad the long mooted question
has been so equitably adjusted.
Dr. W. p. Mnllett.
The News-Observer gives the following
particulars of the death of this gentle
man, the announcement of which ap
peared in our yesterday's issue:
His many friends throughout the Slate
will regret lo learn of the sudden death
of Dr. W. P. Mallett, of Chaiel Hill, yes
terday morning. On Tuesday evening as
Dr. Mallett attempted to leave his car
riage, it was found that he had suffered
with an attack of heart disease, and was
unable to alight. Restoratives were ap
plied and he recovered and walked into
iiis house; but early the next morning he
passed away. Dr. Mallett was a man ot
line culture, a kindly gentleman, and
was inuch stcerncd iiy a wide circle of
friends, lie was about 7- years of age.
;insiK Not tilasM Kail Miooliuic.
A gcntleinnii who owns some houses
iu the outskirts of the city, not at present
occupied, complains that certain persons
ostensibly engaged iu shooting bats,
which, according to all natural laws.
should not be out so early in thecvening,
or if thev arc bull hats, should be at this
time iu lhe tropics, amuse themselves by
shooting into the windows of the vacant
houses and shattering the glass. We
know of no appeal except to the law;
since those who cannot be restrained bv
their own sense of propriety or regard
for lhe rights of others can only be con
trolled by the strong arm of the law.
One McluturlV, of Yancey county,
was committed to jail here on the charge
of displacing tobacco on the floor of the
Banner warehouse. Tobacco is every
where guarded with exact scrupulous
ness, in the barn and on the warehouse
oors. It is a thing, if removed from
rightful ownership, almost incapable of
identification, and its safely depends
largelv upon public honor or the terrors
ifthe law. It is an offence as deadly iu
the tobacco world as stealing a horse in
A Hear Killed.
Messrs. ohn T. llolcombe, W. It,
Murray and others, ot California creek, i
Madisoti'couuly, killed a bear on Fork j
Ridge October l(i, the capture being ac-1
compunicd by some very exciting circum
stances. Mr. Holcotnbc having wounded
bruin with his rillc, the animal rushed
desperately upon him, and but for the
friendly aid of a plucky dog, might have
done him serious damage; ami Mr. Mur
ray's gun burst on tiring the fatal shot,
but fortunately no one was hurl but the !
Fell In a Fit.
Yesterday afternoon while Mr. G. C.
HutVman of Conovcr, Catawba county,
was walking along the west sidewalk of
South Main street, he fell near the corner
at the Swannanoa hotel iu an epileptic
fit and cut his head quite severely. He
was promptly cared for, and Dr. II. B.
Weaver dressed the wound ; and at last
account he was doing well.
In the Lutheran church, Harrisonburg,
Ya., on Wednesday afternoon, Octolicr
Hi, 1SS0, bv Rev. T. O. Keister, Mr. E.
E. Brown, of this city, and Miss Mittic
Clem, of Harrisonburg.
Coi.cmiu s, Ga., Octolicr IS. A Sieeial
to the Enquirer-Sun from Dawson, Ga.,
says: At tliree o clock Inst niglit a oes
truelive fire occurred in ibis city. L. A.
Lowry's warehouse, filled with cotton,
was consumed, partly covered by insur
ance. C. L. Mizc, Dr. W. C. Kendrick,
Eubanks & Davis. F. Bcthune and Wil
liam Talliot lost their stocks of goods
with buildings. Mize is fully insured but
the rest are only partly insured. The
National bunk had a narrow rscnie. It
was damaged by water and is fully in
sured. The total loss is estimated at
M. E. CHI'Rl'H,
Second Day'H Proceeding of the
lue Kidue Conference.
The second day's session of the Blue
Ridge Conference of the M. E.ehurchcoti
vencd at S.30 a. in., pursuant to ad journ
ment. Bishop Joyce conducted the devo
The minutes of the morning and after
noon sessions of yesterday were read and
J. R. Cannon, the statistical secretary,
called the names of the preachers who
had not passed iu their statistical re
ports. The roll was called for the financial
The Bishop slated that the conference
was authorized to draw on the Book
Concern for $251 and a draft for the
amount was ordered.
The Bishop presented a paper concern
ing the Episcopal Fund, which was re
ferred to the presiding ciders.
The twentieth question was resumed
D. M. Clayton, W. F. Parker and M. W
tlroylcs were culled, their characters
passed, and they reported their collec
tions. R. M. Witt, presiding elder id' the
Statesville district, was called, his char
acter passed, and he gavcanencoiiraging
report of the work under his care.
The n.i'iies of II. D. Christcnberrv, N.
M. Cooper, W. G. Matton, and W. Raw
liugs were called and their characters
W. G. Mutton was placed on the list ot
The conference asked that J. II. Gilles
pie be left without appointment, to at
Oiiestion thirty-three was taken iipand
Leicester Wits selected as the place tor
holding the next conference.
The Bishop stated that this conference
by the action of the last general confer
ence was instructed to elect two minis
ters and two laymen to the Ecumenical
Methodist Conference to be held in New-
York in 1S91, and the body proceeded to
ballot. The following were declared
elected: Ministers J. D. Rolierson and
W. F. Parker; reserve, R. M.Will. Lay
men W. S. 1 1 vanis and J. E. Reed; re
serve, II. F. Killiau.
E. J. Winkler read the report of the
committee on the State of the Church,
and after some discussion it was referred
back lo the committee lor revision.
Dr. Rankin, pastor of the Central M.
K. church, South, in this city, was intro
duced to the conference.
Mrs. T. C. Carter, visiting the confer
ence iu the interest of the Methodist Ad
vocate, was introduced.
Announcements were made and confer
ence adjourned. Doxologv wassnngand
Dr. Rankin pronounced the benediction.
FOLKS Yr KNOW.
who Tit.v Ar"i Where They Are,
and What They Are Doinig.
Judge Fcnncr left yesterday for New
Mrs. J. II. Carter left the city yesterday
for a short visit at Alexanders.
Mr. S. VanZandt, of Newport, R. 1.,
has rented Mrs. Derrick's house for the
Miss Chambliss, who has been spending
the summer with Col. Ray's family,
leaves to-day for her home ill Selma,
Mr. A. Whitlock is home after his visit
to the North, and we maybe very sure
while he was absent he did not forget to
use his usual rare good taste and judg
ment in doing t lie business he set out to
do; that is, to please Ins many customers
Mr. E. Iv. Brown, the well known Pal
ton avenue photographer, arrived in the
citv on the .30 train yesterday after
noon, bringing with him as his bride one
of the fair daughters of the Old Do
minion. We extend hearty congratu
lations, and welcome Mrs. Brown to
We had the pleasure yesterday of wel
coming the return of Mr. R. '.. Sorrells
from quite a lengthened visit to Kan
sas and parts adjacent, accompanied
by his family, lie is much pleased with
Kansas, and gives us some examples ot
its productiveness which justilv his ad
miration, lie promises to give us some
statistics which we will publish.
Roped In by Kamblliiy Reporters
KoainiiiK Kound the City.
There were large sales at both the Ban
ner and Farmers' warehouses yesterday,
and the prices paid were fine.
Among the houses recently built on
Chestnut street, we spokeof two built by
Mr. McAfee. We arc advised that we
were wrongly informed. Those referred
to were built by Mr. Lowe.
"Forecasts" postponed the evil dnv as
far as possible. The beautiful weather
was to close on Tuesday night, then an
other announcement put it off until
Wednesday night, then again until
Thursday night. We are much inclined
to think from the looks of the sky last
' night that the last decision was final,
j and that we are to have bad weather to
i dav or to-morrow.
j A Committal and a Delivery.
I 'Squire Martin Whittemorc, a justice
of the peace for Big Ivy, committed to
j the jail of Buncombe county on the 17th
1 for safe keeping, for lunacy, one Mary
j Hydcr. Two hours after her being placed
1 in the jail she gave birth to a fine son.
The youngster who opened his eyes on
the light of the world under such sombre
conditions, was named William Bascom
Hydcr, in honor of some of the good
Samaritans around him
A KAMHLE AJKINIi NEW AND
IMPORTANT F A C TO It I ICS.
Mr. DeiueuH' Splendid IMunluu
Mills and Factory on the UunbH
of the French Itroad IIh Ma
chinery, Capacity, Etc.
Editor Citizen : A tew short weeksago
your correspondent attempted todescrife
a ramble through Paris, along the banks
of the river Seine, the noisy Bourse and
grand Louvre; in a word, about Paris,
the most exquisitely beautiful city of the
To-day he wishes to tell you of a walk
on the banks of an equally lovely river,
the French Broad indeed by nature far
more attractive, and requiring only the
development which will conic in time lo
make it the equal of even the river of
What prospect is there of this develop
ment at any early day ' No one nowliv
ing need expect lo sec a city extending
for ten miles ou each side of the French
Broad. No doubt that will hesome day,
and even now alter an absence of only
three months, we notcehangesindicating
life, activity and healthy growth. Hav
ing not yet recovered entirely the use of
our native tongue, wc seek first the soci
ety of a most agreeable Russian gentle
man, who sustains the well known char
acteristic of that nation by exhibiting
marked ability as a linguist, and kindly
helps out our faltering English, and gives
us much pleasant explanation of many
admirable machines with which his fac
tory is tilled. This gentleman is Mr. P.
A. Deniens, successor to the linn of Dc
mcns & Taylor, and seemingly iu all re
flects well qualified lo carry on to suc
cess the large and important business he
The line of this business is tlie manu
facture of doors, blinds, sash, ceiling,
mouldings, counters, mantels, and in
hurt every variety of builders' material.
The plant is well selected, consisting iu
part of an automatic high speed engine,
made by the Taylor MunulncluringConi
panv, of Chanibersluirg, Pa., now run
ning at sixty horse power, bin capable of
loo. It is indeed delightful employment
to watch this noiseless little giant pro
pelling many machines ten times its size,
nd making each many limes more fuss
than that to which thev owe i heir power
The next portion most interesting to
us is the dry kiln, of the Sturtcvant pat
ent and capable of thoroughly seasoning
10,000 lect of lumber each day, or twice
that amount it run dav and night. For
this purpose hot air is used, which Mr.
Deniens considers much better than
steam, as steam cured lumber lsniorcaot
to warp after being worked. The tem
perature of the kiln is kept at l'.IO dc-
recs, and most convenient isthearraugc-
mcut for admitting and removing the
In the lactory proper wc note several
admirable machines, all of newest and
most improved device, chiefly bearing the
name of Goodall iV Waters as makers.
Our eye is especially delighted with a
large matching machine, of same make,
which wc are told, and easily believe from
its appearance, is able lo match 2.0(10
feet ot' lumber per hour.
The buildings, which arc almost com
pleted, will be in the centre of a most con
veniently .arranged lumber yard, which
it present contains some (H1,(MM1 feet of
lumber ( about one-lifth of its capacity)
it all kinds that can be hail iu this sec
tion, including pine, oak, chestnut, pop
lar, walnut, cherry, ash, hickory, etc.,
etc., all ol winch is slacked in a neat and
systematic manner, showing that it has
been handled bv those who appreciate its
lue and realize the wisdom of avoiding
Mr. Deniens is now engaged in making
the material needed lor finishing his own
buildings, and expects in a week's lime
to be rcadv to take orders.
Knowing that Till-: Citizicn is alwavs
most happy when it can chronicle sonic
new and solid business as started in our
town, your conespondciit hopes thai
these facts may not be devoid ol interest
to ou and your readers. p.
Where We tiet Our lirupcs,
Passing by the bountifully supplied and
beaulilully arranged fruit stand of Mr.
Barker ou South Main street yesterday
afternoon our eye was arrested by the
abundant display of fresh Catawba
grapes, ("poll inquiry, wc learned that
they were from Sandusky, Ohio, and then
we fell to thinking what a great country
this was, and how well equipped Ashe
villc was to profit by its greatness, even
iu the small matter of grajics. We re
membered that more than liiree months
ago our supplies of that fruit began to
creep in upon us from middle Georgia.
By the time they ceased to be a costly
luxury, South Carolina began to put iu
her supplies. Then the counties iu our
State just across the mountains came
to our aid and supplied us until our own
vineyards made us independent. Then
the tide began to recede, and then it lie
gnu to pour in, but from the opposite di
rection, Richmo d, and then Baltimore
meeting on wants. Then there was an
other lull, and then far off Sandusky
I pours in her abundance. When she is
j exhausted, then California will take
' up the talc, and from her pcrciiimil
stores furnish us with grapes until the
year rolls round, and from an opposite
! side of the continent and almost opposite
I side of the compass, Georgia will again
j begin the annual circuit..
Mr. Y. A. Day, of the E. T., Ya. & Ga.
railway, lias lieen appointed agent at
Asheville for the Southern Accident In
surance Company, of Richmond.