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THK TWO HOUSES ADJOIRN
ASHEVILLE, N. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1889.
Mr. Voorhees introduce a Mmon
Pure preamble ana Resolution
011 tlie Tariff Question-Mr. In
Italia president Pro Tein.
Washington, December 5. SENATE
Among the hills introduced and relerred
were the following:
By Mr. Beck, for the retirement of the
United States legal tender and national
bank notes of small denominations, and
the issue of coin certificates in lieu of gold
and silver certificates; also to repeal the
laws relating to the sinking fund.
Mr. Voorhees offered a long preamble
and resolution in reference to tariff tax
ation, which he asked to have laid upon
the table for the present. It declares
that all existing tariff taxes on foreign
merchandise shpuld be so revised, re
pealed or amended as to provide, nrst,
for the collection of a sufficient amount
of revenue to pay the expenses of thc
government, economically administered,
the principal and interest ot the public
debt as they fall due, and liberal pen
sions, but not a dollar more; second, lor
the taxation of all articles ol luxury at
the highest practicable rates, and lor the
reduction of taxes on all necessaries ol
civilized life, such as salt, sugar, woolen
goods, iron, steel and other commodities
to the lowest possible rates consistent
with a tariff for revenue. Third, lor the
curtailment and overthrow, as far as
possible, of all monopolies in trade by
the enlargement of the free list to the full
extent that the same can lie done with
out impairing and endangering the nec
essary revenues of the government, hav
ing in view at all times and under all
circumstances, a liberal policy of trade
with the people of toreign countries, and
the establishment of equal and exact jus
tice amongst our own citizens, mm -elusive
privileges to none.
Mr. Voorhees will hereafter call up the
resolution and address the senate upon
Mr. Reagan addressed the senate in
explanation and advocacy of the bill in
troduced bv him yesterday for the repeal
of so much'of the third section of the act
of bonds, so as to produce a reserve lor
the redemption of legal tender notes.
Air. outicr inirouuccu u. jumi
tion (which was referred to the commit
tee on public buildings and grounds) tor
the appointment of the commission to
consist of the postmaster general, secre
tary of the interior and the chief ol en
gineers of the army to select a site tor
. the postoffice building lor the city ol
Washington, and to report its action to
congress with as little delay as possible,
with a plan for the building, statement
of cash, etc. ,
The Vice President having informed
the senate that he would be absent from
the city two or three days next week,
Mr. Ingalls was, on motion of Mr.
Hoar, elected as president pro tempore
during the absence of the Vice President.
The senate then, at 1.26 adjourned till
thk civil service i-AW. K THIEF IN THE CAPITOL.
A Lance Batch of Appointments)
Sent to n stnmc.
Wnutk'r.ivw Tleeemlier 5 Attorney
Miller hns referred the case of
.i iw. rv,.::n u..iMiiir.'iti incue. o
i uc vmi uwuiniiuii i.'u
Virginia, to the United States attorney
I'T ItlC UlBLIIll W k.lJIMI "
i.u ri.,M iimivr. The league
11. HI til, lit lim uv.... I" J - - V .,
: I 1 ...LI. Uu..!.,,. .rinl'itp fl tllP PIVll
lacimrgiu witn iiuiiii .....--
service law against the collection of po
litical assessments; nnu ii is ' t,...i
CONGRK88 IS THROWN INTO
C. E. Sllcott. Cannier of the Ser.
reant at Arms. Skips with 7.-
ooo The lUHerence Between
Theft and Embezzlement
1 1 AMWnil I tl.. . uinui"n . - I
cut appearances Edward Silcott, cashier
...... o nftU HnLCPIll
uicai assessments , unu t .a ....... - OI cne sergeant at .u ti. - ......-
!, i.;..;i ..miw pnmmission reoorted to uA,.,,0,,t.it;vre h;, fled, carrvinir on
the President that the charges were sus- about $72,000 of the funds entrusted to
taincd by evidence. his care.
The President to-daysent to the senate The history of the case as far as it can
several hundred nominations of persons K gathered at present is as follows:
appointed to office during the recess of silcott was a trusted employe who
Tt 1 tlip ln'it I mpntK I i'-..... 11.1.x o,il w'ic :i nnniiitpil
congress, mcv nMMiii..r" - came ucrc inrm uuiu, w..u ,...rr -
of state, justice, interior, war and navy. ,v Leedom when that gentleman as-
Among the more prominent ones in the sumed the office six years ago. He had
state department are United States mill- S()0d business qualifications and soon
iBters Pitkin, of Louisiana, to the Argen- possessed himselfof the unlimited conti
nue republic: Anderson, Ol urau.wou- denceot hissupenot. i,a.,i ouiuruuy ncuo-
livia; Fred Douglass to Hay ti; Snowden, tified Leedom that he was going to New
of Philadelphia, to Roumania, Servia York and would be back Sunday night. A
I r-....cilc ,i.'il Krlrshv. nt ..p.t tVnm him H.'lterl
GOING TO KENTUCKY.
and Greece. Consuls general Sarsby, ol
Mississippi, to Ecuador; Eugene Schuyler,
nf New York, at Cairo: Dockerv, ot
vr-.i, tn-n:.,n ot Pin inniprn' Tvuiinn
of New York, at Montreal; besides secre
taries and assistant secretaries of lega
tion and consuls. Department 01 justice .
Orlow W. Chapman, of New York, to be
. i. it. r U....1....... nl
-t .,f i;tnh Tn he the rnited
States attorneys: Thos. R. Borland,
eastern, and Wm. E. Craig, western dis
tricts of Virginia; Hugh B. Lindsay,
eastern, Samuel W. Hawkins, western.
ii, p, ,l,,i middle districts of It'ir
nessee; Morris D. Wickersham, southern
.i:..:nfllnkamn- I pwic R. Pnrsons.
lliatllt-t Ul muti.'" , -
jr., northern and middle districts of Ala
bama; oscph N. tripling, northern dis
trict ol boricia i-nancs l-ncc, ncstcin
illotrlnt if North Carolina: Abial La-
message was received from him dated
v.... v..-ir MfiHflnv mornini?. savinu
that he had been detained but would re
tr,i tln.t niirlit A similar messagi
reached his wile in this city. As he did
Mr. A. Loomis to Take Chance of
a Splendid Hotel There.
Mr. Asa Loomis, the competent and
deservedly popular clerk at the Battel y
Park, tendered his resignation yesterday
to Colonel Steele. He has been made the
manager of the new hotel, which has
been erected by the American Associa
tion, limited, at Middlesborough, Kv..
and which will be one of the finest hotels
in the South, both in the point of loca
tion and scenery, and in its fittings and
nppnintments. This hotel is built in tin
Queen Anne style of architecture, with
its first story of brown stone, and tin
remaining stories finished off in a pictur
esque combination of turrets, gables, and
reculinnt works and glass balconies.
The site is on a hill in the nor..;, end ol
the town, and the hotel overlooks tin
ntire place, with a fine view of Cumber
land Gap and Pinnacle Rock, which ex-
ends its dome-shaped mass skyward.
message boldly challenging the admiration of all
beholders. From the main street a road-
DIFFICULTIES AN HOW
not appear Tuesday Leedom was teartul . d brQW of Uu.
that he had been over taken by sonic wy w,u" f a ,
mpnppfl whirh will make the number o
...t... a,itrin- w!ie crtrrti'd it was . .1 u 'i-i- . ... inr
vvutu mi vnu "-- rooms in mis uumiuii: uiuuuia w
ounu tiiut 7.-'r haviiiB a fire place in each room. Tin
tuCUSl'UI tilt :uuj iii tv,.v, ....
. :....... ...,! i 1 1,., ttviionrv k-nmiianv. comnosed ot New York and
llt:At iiitmijr " -. . i - .
department, and Leedom was stunned by London capitalists, hasacapital of $10
tie was miuriiitu tint ijiitun
drawn about 72.000. It was possible
tor him to draw this large sum witnout
exciting comment as he had tor a lon
time been charged witn me uuty 01 tin
i. ,,,,ir wit-h wliirli the salaries o
are paid, oucott is
cum nf Sr.ll.OOII. his
iberiug about filtten persons
district OI iortll iliuiuia , mun m.i- icctlllg money Wltll '
throp, district of South Carolina ; Henry LK rt prest ntatives
0. Niles, northern district of Mississippi, under bonds in the s
rn l ir..:,..il Clip. m!irll!llK! kil'hiird ......... doe ni,.rlwrintr !
R. Farr, eastern district of Virginia . This is, however, an indemnity bond
George 1. Cunningham, district ot South ,,iven to the sergeant at arms, and ? r. ,:,,;. him
Carolina; lames W. Brown, western. Leedom, who is himself bonded in the Loomis with reference to furnishing h.n,
... ii :j.il .:..-.-:..tc j.,. i:- I.. .......II.Ia I.., 1 ...JiV, liic Vi,m1 ,mtilip ne isnon ns he is
.fl lllllltl , J,,,Vi 11.
and Carter B. Harrison, middle districts
of Tennessee: lohn R. Nizell, northern
ilistrict of Florida.
A HOTEL. BURNED.
The Noted Mononicahela House,
In Pittsburg-, in Amies
HOUSE. The speaker laid before the
il.. f-.ll .I., Ammnili.-ntilll fmitl
j. P. Leedom, late sergeant at arms ol
the nouse, directed to tuc spc.ntti .
,i i,, r,.,i,, rt thiif ( K. Silcott
late cashier of the office of sergeant at
una AviirtrA IVrim this cuv with
in ins, uau.i " , , ,
out settling his accounts, and 1 have been
unable to ascertain his whereabouts;
and there i a deficiency in the cash of the
office. In view of these circumstances, 1
respectfully request an immediate investi-
nf mi, ,1 i-fini ti t under such action
us the house of representatives may tuke
in the premises "
m- 1,1., mo nf Illinois, therefore offered
the following resolution, which was
unanimously adopted :
v hereas, I. P Leedom, late sergeant
nt arms of the house of representatives.
i. ... ...nfl tn thp Imiise that C. E. Sil-
cott. cashier of the office of sergeant at
1...0 HpiLirted from the citv without
settling his accounts, and his where
abouts are unknown, and that there is a
deficiency in the cash in said office ol
i , 7-, ono '
"Resolved, That a select committee to
-.;t ,,f pvpii members be unpointed
In liic sjwaker to examine the accounts
oi said office, and repoi t thereon to the
Tin- committee, which has authority to
administer oaths and to report in muwic
or in part nt any time, was appointed by
. I... ...... uc I'nllnuia' MfSSIS. AdaillS.
lilt aKnti .
Stewart, (of Vermont). Payne, Reed, (ot
Iowa,) Holman, Blount and Hemphill.
ti, c,u.nlpr nli nimointed the follow
..ito nt, mips- Die soeakei
and Mr. McKinley, Messrs. Cannon, Car
lisle and Randall. On accounts: Messrs.
Hoothman. Kellv. (of Kansas),
McCord, Hansbrough, Hayes, Grimes,
i unit Kerr, lof Pennsylvania.) On
,-,,11h,1 hills: Messrs. Kennedy, Town-
send, (of Pennsylvania), Moore, (of New
u ...u:ai i.rii(r,,ip nnil VVilli.'itns.
Iiuiiiiainv, ..w., 1 ----
The liouse then, on motion of Mr. Mc
Kinley, at 12.15, adjourned until Mon
LttUVJ 111 , ill' 'a mi"""
uttm r(, (.on m rtirei'tlv resDonsible tor
t.1.1 ehnWmrP 'VUt flr I1CWS lit tilt
state of artairs came out just Iel'ore the
House met at noon 10-uay; unu uicu-
iic art viititltr KCPlie in the office of tilt
sergeant at arms. Leedom, who was
sitting in the rear oi ins omtc, was
...ii.miflivl Iw n mull her nf nicniliers ol
. "-nt Fa., tSSJP Battery Park and
dZrown notels 'in the country, was adopted at once by Leedom who ,n!lUillR it one of the best managed and
. . . A : .i,.nr,.,l tn hp Plimillete V Ulllierveu Ullll ,..L.t D....acf,,l liitpla ,n Hip Smit h. Air.
,o hiiramii flSM IPJirS OI IIS tit S t r lit titiii I "kH1"1" 1 . .- . . uiwat omv.m. -
. , i,lllwii . ,,nn tp I'irr.'ims l .. .,
entertained. The names are going up mm mitt, i .... ............ , ---p -. Lnomis has worked lumst'll up irom tut
i he elevator shaft, and it looks as it the were ukmi. ii.ucu i v r. . . . . . ,,. nnH
entire snuare would go. The building is them ot hilcott s disappearance u.... tit- - -
tntire sijuurc vvuiim u. . s ,Tpss to co-onerate lullv nne of the vouinrest. and. as his receni
!,TFitiyen.. "'" r.. ever.v effort to find him and.sccure the appointmt.nt sh()WS, 01ie of the best
At 11. HO o'clock, less than two hours leturn oi t ic iuiu.fa , tluiuoed hotel men in the protession. Ht
after the fire was discovered, the flames the bank-bke : railing . the succcss he ,la8 ohtaiei
were unoer coutro , auu ..f..,ti mo.m. as well as
mained ot the magmheent structure out utu ij .t...u " ": " .
the four blackened walls. As fur a lor Leedom, as tney put . ..., 4" -
known there were no latalities. t here ra tut umuum ui iw .... ... .... ..
were number of narrow escas, bul and the prospects ot getting their sal
M,p efnnloves and euests all got out aries. Leedom says that he would have
safelv trusted Silcott witn any sum oi money.
Among the miraculous escapes, were nt khcw u "" IVi ,". ,
Mr. Mason, ol iew lorK, aim mi. "i - .. . -.. .
V j,:"..... i ' f m;i i,... M ,,, worthy. So firm was he in this belief tnal
l'liucmuipu,ui...n.. .......... , . . , i fill- II-
ompeiieoioco,i,euuvv,,VM. t..t - - - - ... . . . - , dis
compelled to come down irom tne lonnn uc mm tw.. ---- ..
floor on a rope made ot be.l-tick.ng; iino ve.t.ga u ..t
Underwood naa ins iace scorencu unu ins t.w-..... .. ....
beard sinned. 'en sul,d. uaBe' ' N,:w York, "r hal
tire block, and was seven stories in
i,:,ri,t it wn n.vned liv Charles I
(Mnrke. Florence C. Miller, and the
i.ecin lipiru nnrl wiis vnlued bv them
tp.. lc l(17r,llll of which
$160,000 is in the building aid $37,500
on the stock.
a ...i;.. - ffl..t.,M nf t lip li rp tv.is that
n LM Ull.ll IVUb.ilv ... ... ..
all the pajiers were drawn ior tiic buic
Clear and Comprelieiislve State,
liient From Captain T. W. Pat-ton-Taxes
will Not be Raised,
but Kather Lowered.
Editor Citizen : Very much has been
said and written about a county sub
scription to additional railwavs, and il
occurs time that on a subject of so
reat importance every man should both
"form and express an opinion," which,
contrary to the course of our courts,
may enable him to be belter qualified to
let on the great jury of electors, to whom
the question must finally be submitted.
Although modesty is my most seri
luslv besetting sin,' I will struggle to
...p.nmp it tn fur us to uresent mv
views in few words as possible, and beg
nv tnenos, wnetner tney ngrtc itu w
o'ncluions or not, to follow my example
ind let their minds be known.
There are two serious obstacles in the
vav of seeming a county subscription
it this time, yet neither of them ot a
haracler so' serious, that we cannot
asily remove them if we go to work in
telligently. First, so fai as 1 have heard, it has
lever been suggested in any of the dis
jussinns of this matter, to whom the
proposed appropriations should be made.
A'e hear the argument forcibly presented,
.i,.,t ;t, hute will nut consider the
suggestion, until th county subscription
is actually maoe, ami yet c t,, n....
.hat a vote could not be taken, with any
i...,ni ..it. pi- until thp electors are ad
vised, to whom tnev are young i" ""-
crioe tne county s uouun, i m- utt.n t,.
le acting like the man who attempted
lift liimvpll'nffol' the irround bv tug-
nt hia h wit stnms. a liat which no
lllCJPtL II.IO IJVV1I ,..... ,
Moreover it is entirely unreasonable to
unloose to our iiartiuenticu, ami emu
..nlp tn vntp n suliscriotion
inless they are first assured that it is to
... Mnilain rnlrt ,11! Illlirpi, ,v II rn ii
..l.n. -l,.. Ii,,..,. Hip miwt imtiiicit COIlfi
lence, and tnese men iiius.t ut- luuntu iv
ore the popular vote is attempted, ntn
.l, .. il .t ill full tint ..nul the ef-
I w mv nun . .
icct ol a failure wi 1 be disastrous in its
iiiHin iiiiv luture cnurt in tne
Cun,,n Thprp SPP1T1S to be a lUOSt Ull'
fortunate rivalry existing between cer-
Uiin ot our citizens, who naturally covet
.he honor of being in the van of this
nost valuable enterprise. All ol this
must surely be removed, before the ques
tion is submitted to the popular vote,
itherwise we may look forward with
absolute certainly to a defeat as ignoble,
is our scheme is broad and full of advan
tages to every section of the county.
However apparent these advantages
may be to you and me, we well know
.hat others are just as sincere as we are,
,viil take a contrary view, and their po
sition will only be strengthened by divis
ions among ourselves. We will be un
ible to persuade our opponents that we
luive no personal axe to grind if they see
ly luentined witn tut ,;,,,: ,.,.,.. the management
interests ot this new and royally pianuea rsplvis. even thoinrh to do
. . - i. .
double Asheville's value, and to add
twenty-five per cent, to that of other
townships; so that Asheville will stand
at ten million, and tne otner townsim,
at two and a nan minion; aim umti'ppt
a lew of eighty cents on the $100, will
raise $100,000; this means, $80,000 for
Asheville and $20,000. exactly the same
as now, for the others. Repeat this cal
culation, and you will sec that at the
second count, the country townships-
will actually pay less than they do now,
and a larger and yet, increasing propor
tion of the county tax will be paid In
Asheville. which is. as it should lie, be
cause Asheville derives the most direci
I have extended this letter much lurthet
than I intended. There are many more
arguments that I might use in favor ol u
county subscription, and I may do so in
future", provided, the obstacles referred to
are removed; otherwise, i propose tn
n lltiu cwlp nf thp nupstioil.
because I do not care to be on the beatei.
side. Beaten it will surely be, unless
submitted in a manner so practical am
united as to secure me uppruvui m
thinking men. So mote it be.
I. IV. TAIlUiH.
latSilcOtl ...n mill I !,..,.;, .uJtli pn.il IVllll!
Saturday, and hail ' ' . .,. .:. . .
piaunu iipup.o, .......... ... -,
Mr. C. A. Weller. who lust introduced
Western beef into this part of the coun-
ry. and represent the largest handlers oi
Iressed beef in the Wot. has been ii
Asheville for the past lew days, conferring
and makmir arrangements with M
with his hotel supplies as soon as he
installed in his new position.
The Daily National Hotel Reporter has
announced in its last issue that the man
agement of this hotel has been conferred
in Mr. Loomis. All will be glad to hear
f the succcss ol one who has been so en
in becoming so closely identified with tlu
I interests of this
APOLLO GLEE CLVB.
Ol'R PENAL AND CHARITABLE
THE LATE AFFRAY.
card singed. lieen sand bagged 111 wew nor or "' . fexcecdin violence
The hu uliiiir destroyed covered an en- been detained by some untoward happen- iene ' exceeding v.oience
1 he building destroyed covered .in en j . tQok vlrlUil) possessic
A QueHtlou, Perhapn an Idle one,
But well imenuea.
On Wednesday afternoon the passen
ger train bound to Kn.ixville, somewhere
between here and Marshall, was tin
nif. , i.t t 1
and is seeking advice. He wasjust about
... ........ h;& nDipp tn the newlv
IU tUlU tf.v. ... ....... - '
elected sergeant at arms, Mr. Holmes;
.nt i ns event necessaruv ut-i.iia m
I uu.i.m onve flint it WnS Wit lin Ml
cott's power to have carried ott not less
than $iati.0ou instead 01 jk,uihi, wmtn
Ill lilt iilin. tit "" , r. ,:....... tu..t ,;, h,.P Pnrripd n
o tMioeWnl thp Inn illtltrat O ClOCK 1 StanuilIK lit." tut.twv.
this afternoon, the price being $475,000. thel.ance wouhl havJatheat
Most ol the guests lost an incir pcratinm t.,t v..,., , . . , ,.,,.-..
t hpn.liv hnvpsiibiecied the periK'tra-
-.1:.:.... ......: I ...,,! urhiih-
tortoexirauitiitu,t-vtii m t-", ......
HAHONE RI'NS AHEAD,
The Count of the Virginia vote by
P,..irvinvii Vit Ilpppmliprii. Owinirto
the absence of the Scott county returns,
the legislature failed to announce the vote
ast tor Governor and lieutenant uuv
men took virlu.il possession of the first
I'lass coach, weapons were drawn and
flourished and fired, passengers fleeing
and crouching irom the shots, ana taking
refuge in the next coach. The upshot
was that one of the paity was bai
shot in the left breast, and when pros-
"" Urate on the floor, was badly clubbed, hi
" ' , . , .. . ..... .it u. l....t i
tne man who sunt uuu, witn tut p,ui.
n nistol : and then all the parties got ofl
at Marshall, and no arrests have yet
The question occurs, where is the secu
rity of passengers under such circum
stances? Where is the protection of the
law. and where its vindication ? Does
tlip niicstion of jurisdiction come in. and
must legal action be suspended until
that s decided.' Must a disturbance
cr it is already rumored the missing man
has fled. This is on the theory that silcott
was custodian ol money uruwii num t"t
treasury for the payment ot salaries
and that ins retention oi tins muiir;
.......iri ..nnetitnip sitmilv an emlx'ZZle
i. i.. ;i h.. hull iiiUpii the monev
nii:iit. .. i , . it ., ..v ...... ...
in the paying teller's drawer of the sale
-n, ;., Vnpmlipr nnrt will not do so I it would have been direct thett. It is
... --, . 1 ..... . i ,1... pm imr in nitionsneo. oeginning in nun- . . . ,
mti the returns are received, i ne vote i stated tnat L,ceuoni u v.i,.....tU . .... ' , county at the head ol Sandy aiumi
- ti...i. i,,..,.r Sn,it pimntv i.inrp hv the immediate predecessor oi ,.,,,iibe and ending in Madison, ue passcu , .,,,,. i in n
a tltllUllltt.,, ...v.,, .- . j . , , . - .... Utlllg UUIIt lilt VV....JI...... -
miitted, is as follows: For liovernor silcott, but loan uniouut iii'ik-""-"'" OVCr Ix-cause ol tne uncertain aennitiou tu ,,0 bclorc the )
tuires us to speak unuinoiy oi our
These two obstacles must be removed
ir ive mav rest assured that the voters
of Buncombe county will emphatically
ay "no appi opnation, so it is surely
the part ol wisdom to set to work at this
ill important task, unu tins is. mv s.u,,
:estion by which 1 think both obstacles
an be removed at one and tne same
Let us organize torlhwitn a company
of our own citizens, selecting men in
ivhnm the people generally have implicit
r'aitli, both as to intelligence, and busi
ness tact, and above all, integrity. L,et
...,!.., Atbinunn .'Itirl C.ltltnill -OCKC
ach unite with this company, to each be
assigned a position cquany rcptiniu.
and honorable, as they both so well de
......... i In. in, .Mi labor each has put
iiirtli in the cause. 1 ne unseinsiiiuss oi
. i... t...n ..p., th., npii 1ms been an exam
pie we all should follow, and deserves
mil recognition anu maims.
Ti, ti,,c ,.iiiii:nit' s ion d be assigned
1... ..I, nrl pre mitt' existiiiLt. and known
as the Atlanta, Asheville and Baltimore
rn road, and the I-mien nroau vuney,
.,,,1 Aehpi ille mid lb istol railroads, the
linps nf which arc identical so far as this
Then let the proposed cunaoiiuuieu
..,, r,,,.. hpciitp aiiiiihtr charter to build
a railroad trom Rutherford county, near
Fair View, to .iaoisiiu or iumwuipu
...... il..,,i. t hi' I'l 1111 li:l II V IS 111 U IlOSltlUU
Utlll uiiiiv ...... - -- , ,
to go before the people, and ask lor an
appropriation ol county oonus tt nmt
the construction of these two lines, that
will diagonalizc the county, connecting
its four extreme corners, centering ut the
county scat, and atturding railway lacu-
Thls Is the Name of a New Ashe
A glee club has at last been started ir
Asheville. There has always been plentv
of material from which to choose, but
no one seemed to have energy enough to
assume the responsibility and bring tin
mat ter to a crisis. This has been ac
complished and whenever you hear sweei
strains of music at any reasonable houi
of the night, you may put it down to thi
efforts of the Apollo glee club to kce
Asheville's daughters awake. I lie clui,
consists of the following members:
First tenor, D. B. Bissell, Frank man
and Fred. Hull ; Second tenor, George R.
Collins, E. P. Mangum, and A. E. Jenks;
first base, W. F. Collins, H. L. Price, am)
H. F. Marx ; second base, T. A. Jones,
and T. S. McBee.
The officers elected were as follows:
H. L. Price, president, A. E. Jenks,
manager, and D. W. Bissell, leader.
The Apollo glee club will meet even
Snturdav night for the present, at tin
homes of the different members, until per
manent arrangements can be made anil
a room secured in which to hold their re
hearsals. The object of the club is to
learn various glees and light, catching
songs, and then give concerts not only in
Asheville but in the different large cities-
in the South, as has been done by tilt
College glee clubs.
Such a trio would be very apt to be a
success financially, as several members ol
the dee club have sung in these cities
with the Yale glee club, and the reputa
tion the latter club gained intnose places
would be a great help and assistance t
th ni. when they are ready to make al
the necessary arrangements for such i
A Handsome Memento.
i . .... v. rtpppmhpr fl. A resolu
iitiiji.'..i'i . , - -
. : n. .unniio iiimilonmplv piiirrnssed on
L ill 1 1 ill LIHII.1.J -- r.
parchment, was laid before the senate
to-day transmitted by the committee ot
the Irish parliamentary party of the
nouse oi commons uihuimmk "-s"-
ture for courtesies extended to Sir
T-l na P.mnnH il urilll his visit llCIt U
A nullum - r .
year ago. This afternoon the legislature
was engaged in counting the vote cast
in November tor governor ana ueutcnuut
Fort Worth, Tex., December 5. Lee
Reilly and Charles Walcott, night watch
man at Farmers' and Mechanics bank,
were arrested yesterday for robbing the
safe of five thousand silver dollars? and a
part of the plunder was recovered. The
bookkeeper fuiled to turn the keys of the
combination lock on the vault one night,
and Walcott sent tor Reilly who came
with a sack, and the two earned the
silver out of the vault.
Lkxinoton, N. C, December 6.-The
,.f .l. nnintpr derbv was
econu Bcuva tii ti.v v --- , ...
concluded to-day. Joy Jr. bent Miss
Mealv. F. F. V. beat Convex, laay nes
sen beat Met and Rip Rap beat Flirt. The
third series begun but was not finished.
Joy Jr. beet F. F. V. Weather was fine,
and birds plentiful.
card of Thanks.
vi r I. V. Brown wishes to return
thanks to the fire companys for the
prvi rendered last evening
rinrinif the fire. Warm thanks are also
Anm tn thp mnnv. both whiteand colored
who worked so faithfully, before and
after the company reached the place.
arms of the' house of delegates to proceed
at once to ocoit tnuiuv, uuu ou,.ii.i..
the clerk of said county to appear before
the legislature to show cause why he
un..til .. lu. n.inlehpil fnr hiQ refusal to
3IIUUIU ." " . 1 ih...o.. ' " '
certify the votecast at theNovemlierelce-
tion for liovernor and uieutenani uov
ernor. There is no precedent forthiscase
nd the result is awaited with great in
The clerk of the corporation court ol
Alexandria, having failed in the certifica
tion of the vote of Lieutenant Governor,
the doorkeeper of the house was ordered
to proceed to said city for the certifica
tion. aa tUrlUert Locked Out.
i ...,....u IWuimtip. Thp men em-
bun hum , i ..... . w. -
ployed in the Municipal Gas Works at
Manchester recently loagcu mm mut
1...... n a atrilre TIlPV
tnev were ti mi n i m uu " "
subsequently attempted to withdraw the
notice, out were not unuwcu n "U o".
i 4-ua ,..pm l.ipliprl nut. Non-union
(l I 111 t.ltj l..w - -
men have been engaged to fill the places
of the locked out men, anu tnev mc uu
i I 1 .J 1M m,a wnrlrt The men
anu itiujjti . .. s11" " -
who are locked out, have assumed a
: Tka a.m.ilw nf H 11 u is
menacing aiiituut. ..v auKK.. .
not adequate to the demand, and at
night tne city is oniy nun iigut.
Bon's Cotton Review.
Niw Vohic. December 5. The Sun's
i" ....el 1 1.1 nnn sucn
strength as the market exhibited was
due to the threatened squeeze in uecem
urituuimtia l'j piwii 'is ; - - -
lirUA.. nf il.iMM.inn ia Hisiiln veil IS
iiuniti.i ' .u -- i
due to the sluggish action of the Liver
. . i . i i
pool spot market ana a large duiiiimi
movement. The opening was weak in
..nntl,. with l.ivurnnnl tint lit A de
..i : if 1... weri. Ipw nellem were
still fewer, and there was a partial re
covery. The close, however, was very
dull, at one per cent, decline from yester
day. Cotton on spot was very firm but
McKinnev, 162.654; Mahone, 120.477. m comparison with his present loss. 0fcountv jurisdiction ? Or rather, cannot
Lieutenant Governor-Scott. 162,051 ; During the afternoon employes m the J
Slemp 118 870. Tavlor, prohibition can- sergeant at arms' office were busy going the judge now on thebench here stttit an
didate for Governor'received 897 votes; over the hooks and accounts. A slate- these questions of undefined lurisdiction,
,.,,.. i I I........ . P.minrnni Ufl'-l ...it oi-nrprl frnintlie treUSUrV SllOWS .,.,... .1 ;r.eit;,.t;nM illllt iuiSIIC
OlieiOlirue, lin liicuitniuii viii.t...--. v..". ,un. h... --- - . Jsilllic fii'iii"1 juiihih,.i t'OUIlty ac.lt, unu uiii'i niiit
As will be observed trom tne anove ng- tnat last ween outott mitt . . nrrant t nave ti,e transgress- nits to every one ol its townsmps.
urps, Mahone ran ahead of his ticket in- $133,442 from the department. Out o . . , ,, . . ,lisl)oscd 0p If the proposition is submitted in
stead ol behind as was generally sur- this total a considerable sum was paid ors brought before him, and disposed wav equally business
. ..... . ,.., Iwrc fume money was Thev will not lie hard to find. All pas- ,, , .. i,.., ,, ,,
miseo. , ' tw ........ ; fi -
A res.iliit on was passed in loint ses- turned over to tne paying tcuci m iipi" senuers on trains are interested to know
. .u ..,.) ,,t .,t ,lc nnd thp exact balance . .t. i i
to-oay uircttniK iuc ji.fiiap.. i. lumiii .iu, - - ----- inw. and now tar, tne laws oi tne num
missing according to tut . . -, ... ,,,.t ,i.cm
850. But a number of representatives HI protect uiein
were in tne iiaon oi kccuuik .uu... .
deposits with the sergeant at arms, and
in fact a general banking business was
.i :.. .1.0 ,,a;. nn n sm.'ilt scale. What
i. .. ii.nUc ... hns tint vet lieen ascer
tilcat. luaaioiii. "
tained. Inquiry at some ot tne oatiks,
tlii nfieruoon develops the fact that
. M. D. Mann, of Ohio, is in
ir ttnlllp other wav eouallv business like.
n-ve it will receive almost a unum
...... .c ....tp nfthi. itmiilc ill its favor.
The next question is, now ium.ii muui
we ask the people to subscribe.- i
would suggest as the maximum, four
hundred thousand dollars, of which one
half should be paid in bonus, wneu a
rnili nnd is in aitual operation from the
.,.... i,...,t tn tlip siiutliwest corners. 1
... i.ic dim, LI hp the maximum fin
... n rt rill .... .....m..,At Ifiwvpr I 1 , . .i.- i ............ ...i,, in
tumtu. ii.i. j -- ---- itir. i, u. uniiit-1 , u iitii.iin. nv . I urc, and 11 tins innuc ti'ii'iiupj
this nfKr!" ,t'eJ1elol)s 'aiL v' ofWavnesville, is stopping at the Grand complish the objects for any less, the
Silcott paid $40,000 m notes at the Na- ' "-v ' ' balance should go back into the county
tionul Metropouiun ounu muui ,a.. tt, ....... treasury and it is mv bclict that possioiy
t.i .. 1 ...v.ro tlmt hp nverflrew . . ... .i. ...,. it a Af..MM1l 1 . .:. .... I
1 ncrc arc uioti i f -;- Mr. rid. t-lllie anil Air. n. 't. mm'ttp.
his account tawtairjbut with "tBor f , Pr(,ss d Caroiinian, o)
customary reserve, the banks tail to say
. . - . i- . T-1... l.un.. ti:,.!,,.., nrnm tntt'll
i.nvthiiiiT in connrmaiion. i uc uta., uitnui,,,.!.
total ot notes paid, above referred to, Mf Richi whJ wng tllc jran1tic editor
goes to connnn '"V,-"' " nf the Brockton Uvening Enterprise, is
utfoat here ot extraorainaiy umij mm - - ,
rush speculation by the defaulter. stopping at the an lulder s.
lutcr miormaiion is tu nit -""t ...... . Gcoriie H. Simatncrs.a ven known
the paying teller's unds a hougn in tne of w vilfci is
same saie wnerc omuu tH. .... .. . -
were nroteeted bv a separate lock and stopping at the Swannanoa
steel door, which may explain their pre- it. T. Xorthcott, of New York
seryation. f n.,tterv pr, He has come to
The New Head of the C. C and A.
At the annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Charlotte, Columbia and
Augusta Railroad Company, held al
Columbia on the 4th instant, all the old
Southern directors were re-elected, ex
pent Col. A. C. Haskell and Col. John C
Haskell. In their places were elected
Capt. V. E. McBee, of Asheville, and Hon
Patrick Walsh, of Augusta.
At a meeting of the directors subse
quently held Mr. McBee was elected
Mr. Mtlice has thus obtained distin
guished recognition of his character anil
efficiency as a railroad man a man who
in these days of complicated duties, large
jurisdiction, delicate functions, decisivt
energy, prompt action, represents char
acteristics proper to the statesman, tut
soldier and the accomplished civilian com
bined in one and thus takes his rank
among those who have won their honors,
not by favor but by worth. And the dis
tinction, well bestowed, is one to be
oroud of. The line over which Mr. Mc-
Hee has been elected president, is one ol
the oldest in the South, that section trom
Columbia to Charlotte being one of th
first ollshoots ol the old boutti (.aroiini
road, the oldest in the South, the next
oldest in the 1'nioii. Theextensionof the
line since the war from Columbia to Au
custa, now makes it a part of one of tin
L'reath north and south through lines
It is a very important road, avery strong
company, and we are proud to congrat
ulate Captain McBee that his merit!
have called him to preside over its tor
Mr. J. I. Sawyer, Member or tne
Slate Board of Charities. Makes
Full Reports as to Buncombe's
Counts Jail and Poor House.
The calling out of its dormant state
the Board of Public Charities into active
existence has been followed out in many
counties by the work outlined by Capt.
C. B. Denson, head ol the board, it nas
been intellitrentlv and industriously taktn
up in this county by Mr. J. P. Sawyer, a
ineinlier ol the board. Like good worn
will be done, possibly has been done, in
.he other counties in the west.
The intelligence and humanity of a peo
ple are best illustrated by their consider
ation of the poor and needy. It is not
nough to recognize the simple fact that
the poor ye have always with you,"
ind then, because of that irrevocable fact,
to pass them by us if they were willingly
performing their allotted part in the
economy of society and of humanity.
Their position is involuntary and per
lunctory. It is christian and social duty
to relieve and ameliorate it. So with the
prisoner, in the eye of the law innocent
until tried and proven guilty, therefore
iiaving a rightful demand on the law and
Humanity, even it ultimately tne law
shall adjudge him a criminal; foi he is
We present the reports as follows, show
ing that here at least, humanity asserts
its rule and christian charity holds its
Buncombe Countv Jail,
Asheville, N. C, December 1, 1889.
The material is brick, iron and steel. It
is fireproof. Water pipes and hose are
i.p ....-iiio noerl fur extinguishing fire.
I lie size oi tne ouiiiiiug is i-uAiti ittt. t
is three stories high and contains four
steel clad cells and six iron ciau ecus, i uc
tcel clad cells are 7'2xl 1 feet each, and
he iron clad cells are oxiu ieet racu.
three of the iron clad cells have two
.vindows each, and three one window
each. These windows are 2Vix5 feet
:irh. The steel clad chamber nas six
.vindows, 2Vix8Vs leet each. These win-
lows are obstructed by iron gratings ior
he purpose of security. Fresh air is ad
.,...,! hv windows. Foul air is dis
charged by ventilators in the roof.
The building is Heated uy stoves, i ne
prisoners are not subjected to any suffer
ing whatever in cold weather. An ample
........I., nf lietlrlillir is lurilisllt'd tllC uHSOn-
.rs for comfort, at this time six blankets
.o each prisoner. 1 litre are now seven
teen prisoners in confinement.
The ironclad cells are nevoteu loicinaie
prisoners, and steel clad cells to males.
Running water in each and every cell for
drinking purposes. This water comes
irom springs on the mountains and from
ihe swannanoa river, i ie water is ijuic,
.ool and healthy. EwfTra hi all
the food he wishes, wel prepared and
.ooked. No punishment whatever has
been inflicted upon any prisoner since
The jail cost the county $15,000.
Arrivals at Mountain park.
...... l,..lf ..tiirlit hp tlnm saved
But let us suppose that the whole is
expended. Even then 1 contend that it
is a most wise i mug ui us m .iu,
will pay magnificent dividends in every
direction. No one questions that the
effect of these additional railroads will be
tn .,.-...11 K. piiluiiice the comfort, and con-
t. r , .,, i
venience ol an our pcopit-, mu ..... ........
of every species of property. This has
been exemplified by the results of the
railroads we always nave, i.ttn u .,....u
man can see it, and no one is so toolish
as to doubt it; but the burden ot taxes
Execution In New York. Asheville for his health and intends to "P " ""'.., '. ,mi.,u.8 too
i ,, i iiign tt utti ui ... -
New York, December 5. Harry Carl- stay all winter. heavy to be borne.
Amone the guests at the Battery f ark You will perhaps say tnat I nave nisi
are Mr. L. H. Hnllett and his wile. Mr. mv mind, when 1 contend that the effect
. . . ol this appropriation will be to lessen
Halletthas spent twenty years ,n the hSntcia,,thoiieor,hec0un-
South and this is his first visit to Ashe- . townships; vet such is mv firm and
ille. He seems to think this is the finest sincere Ixliel, and 1 derive it from the
place he has vet visited. following calculation.
M, C. B. King and his wife of Salis- J
oury, n. v.. , m at"ii'v" - ...v ullcc n the county two million uoiuua
1 ....J.i:nn tn nnrl nm nnvp fit 1 o ...k.. In ,,i.wt thp npressitieS oi
LIIC1I ntuiiiiPi; 11 if .. ..... .. OlllJllSt tiiut tu ....... v..-
r... n.i. ...I.- .1..,, .:n Ui,p ...mntv. it is reouired to raise seventy
thousand'dullars; this culls for a tax of
one per cent. Now, thescothcrrailways,
ton, alias "Handsome Marry, tne
murderer of policemun Briimun, was
hanired at the Tombs prison at 7.30Va
It was within a few seconds of 7.30
.i. ...Uon inrltnt. tvnllcpd under the
ij 1 1 . i. . ; ,
gallows and at 7.30Mi o'clock he was
hanged. The execution was as near per
i...:.. a Bi.ph tliintra ran he. There
ItV 1 1 1 ' 1 1 l - 1 ,
was no evidence of bungling, and the
, -nr 1 l......1l ko u'lli.ticil
SllCrill cxprcsacu uii.iat.. .
Parnell Pops up A sain
r DbmhiW H Pnrnell will
,. ......,. nt Alliprt Hall. Not
siie.tit ut ct ...v....n " - ; -
nn Tupulnv. His speech will
be in reply to one made by Lord Salis
bury at the recent conservative con
ference in Nottingham, Arnold Morley
and Henry Brood'hurst, liberal members
of the House of Commons for Notting
ham will support Parnell.
the Battery Park, where they
main a short time in order to
beauties of Asheville.
At 2 o'clock p. m., in this city yester
day, by Rev. Dr. Carroll, Mr. J. T. My
ers and Mrs. R. S. Ramsey, all of Buncombe.
:. .i... ...i,..l oil nun is exnended. will
add $24,000 ol interest, or say in round
numbers, and to maite cuicuiaiiuiiatna),
that in two years trom now, we have to
raise yearly $100,000. This is probable,
and it is both probable and certain, that
another etfect ol the railways will be to
Mountain Park Hotel,
Hot Sppixt.s. N. C. December 4. I
Among the principal recent arrivals at
this attractive hotel, daily becoming
mnrp renowned as a winter resort, are
i:v.n.ivp,nn, ani fr ClmrlpsC. Van
Zandt, of Rhode Island; Mr. and Mrs
. .. ..... . . . in r
Charles H. Miner, Mr. ami nirs. . j
Unrlipr nnd diiUL'hter. of Boston . Mrs. E
VV Kimball, ol Salem. Mass.: Mrs
Charles W. Pickering, of Portsmouth
v ii . Mo p A fint-rlnn Newark. N
I.; Mrs. N. W. Buford, Chicago; Mr. and
..lis. L ii.ii.ia k. .......i
N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Akin, and the
... . . i- ., XT 17 . VI.-..
Misses I avior. oi i a niig,
L. F. S. Fi ister, of Norwich, Conn., wi
dow of Senator Foster, formerly vice
nrpsil lent of the United States; Mr. and
...... i ' p U i.-Li'i' nf New York
Kev. Dr. L. W. Bancroft, formerly rector
ot Christ cnurcn, uroowyn.
Revival In Weavervllle Collese
We learned yesterday, that a most in
terestinc revival of religion has been in
progress in Weaverville college for some
time past, and that it is still Deing con
tinued with constantly increasing in
terest. The services are being conducted
by Rev. J. H. Weaver, presiding elded for
this district, and Rcv.J. A. Clark, preacher
in eharire of the Weavervillecircuit. Some
twenty-five or thirty have professed cod-
version up to date.
Buncombe County Poor House.
Asheville, N. C, December 1, 1889.
The Buncombe county poor house is
situated lVa miles trom court house.
There are two frame buildings, one of
them 168x14 feet, and the other Slixl
eet. Theieare fourteen rooms in one
ind four in the other. The building is
ventilated bv one door, one window and
one fire place in each room. Thereareno
means of protection against hre. The
water supply is furnished by a well. The
budding is heated oy grates, i ue uuusca
ire capable of accommodating about
iixty persons. There are now thirty-tour
persons ill charge, five ot tnese areauie
to work. Two are neipiess anu ueo-nu-
ilen. There is one inmate under involun
tary confinement who is insane. Her
name is Rebecca Worthy.
There is allowed to each inmate a sum-
iienrv ot bread, meat anu vcgetauiea
with cotfee and milk. The average cost
.f maintenance is S1.2o per week, includ
ing clothing. Mrs. N. L. Biggerstaff is
the keeper of the poor liouse. She is dis
creet and industrious. Her pay is $12
per month. Dr. H. B. Weaver is tne at
tending physician, ne resiaes two nines
.1... ...i... Imiicp Hp rpppives $30
iriini tut: pii.ii ..w..-.
p,T month for his services at the poor
house ami jau.
There were twentv-three inmates in the
noor house on January 1 , 1889. Twenty
nave been aiiiuiiit-uauitt unu m.v. .
lied, two Irom dronsv and two irom oio
i inl rlphiiitv. About sixteen
ilf;c mm in . ... -.-
have been discharged from other causes.
The houses are one story lrumc uuuu-
A ....fi. it .-11:177:1 fir nfiri-n runs lull
lipa. vvi.fcivu --- i - .
length of the buildings, allcomparatively
new ana in goou ciniuitiuu.
vi i i; iVixibin ph.-iirmnn of the
mi. j. ........... - -
board of county commissioners, makes
regular visits to the poor liouse and takes
general supervision and management. In
addition to tins oversigni a commuter ui
ladies belonging to the Asheville Flower
Mission and Hospital make regular vis
its and pav a great deal of attention to
the inmates and their surroundings, read
ing the scriptures to them, and in many
ways conducing to their spiritual and
There are tnree acres oi i.mu utriuuKn.s
to the poor house tract. The quality of
the land is rutner poor, uut utiun un
proved gradually. Only about "ne acre
L i enltivmion. Nothing but vegetables
for summer use have so far been cultiva
ted. There are a tew shade trees in tne
i ti.. n.lipa nnH m.ituirefi nre saved
and are lieing used in improving the land.
No punisnment nas uecu uuiittcu uu
anv inmate since admission.
The tract ol land on winch tne poor
house is built was donated to the county.
The buildings cost $2,000.
A sneeinl meetine of Pisgah Lodge No.
32 Knights of Pythias will be held at
their Custle Hall this evening at 7.30
o'clock to confer degrees. A full attend
ance of the members is desired.
A i;tt1e hov stepped off the car this af
ternoon and spilled his can full of kero
sene on the track. The poor little fellow
was overcome with grief, and cried bit
terly when a kind, benevolent, old man
came up, patted him on the head, and
said: "Niver mind, little fellow, it
wasn't your fault, and you needn't care-who-seen
yon." This pun added insult
to injury and was the last straw. The
boy dropped bis can and ran.