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FRIDAY. DICCEMBER 13. 1SS1).
THE INAI UI KATION CKNTCN
Which took place in Washington on
Wednesday to commemorate the centen
nial of the inauguration of George Wash
ington, the first president of the United
States, by a singular coincidence took
place on the day of the burial services oi
Jefferson Davis. One event reminded the
country of the honors that Hon ed upon
the successful rebel : the other stood in
solemn contrast, the difference between
success and failure, between the om
revered as the father and savior of his
country, the other by an unthinking mul
titude reviled as its enemy and a traitor
Happily for the fame of Jefferson Davis,
and honorably to the feeling, the judg
ment and the fidelity of his compatriots,
he is not so regarded. Not that the peo
ple of the South now wish or hope that
the results of the war could ever be re
versed ; not that they do regret that tin
decision of the "arbitrament of tin
sword" was adverse to their effort at
independent nationality, for we believi
that the vast majority are not only con
tent with the decision, but sincerely sat
isfied that it was wisely made against
them, always provided that the victori
ous side always keep in view the funda
mental idea upon which the battle was-
fought, the faithful interpretation ami
observance of the constitution. This, at
the underlying principle, is as vital as
ever, and did not perish when the causi
of the South went down in disaster oi
when Jefferson Davis went down to tin
l lie Wilmington .Messenger well savs:
"No great principle is ever eutombei
with a man that is mortal. Principle i
immortal 'the same yesterday, audio
day, and lorevcr.' The great, priceless
precious principles for winch Mr. Davu
periled so much, tor which be w;u
hounded and persecuted, and because oi
which accumulated hatred and denuncia
tions fall upon his grave, will live oi.
through the centuries so long as civi,
liberty has a foothold or a follower it.
It is vital at the North as it is at tlu
South; it is as inseparable from the po
litical health and inherent rights of out
section as of the other, and it must havi
its development again when the purposi
of centralization shall take such path as
to overshadow the great fundamental
principle of State sovereignty, no ligh.
thing to be tamely surrendered by tin
mighty States of the North, swept along
for a time in the wild current of domi
nant heterodox ideas, but sure to oppose
with tormidable strength, the open revel
ation of determined purpose to extinguisl
their individuality and relegate them t
the humble relation of dependent pro
vinces. The consent of tK States, as dis
tinct sovereign powers, was the founda
tion stone upon which the government
was built. There was no absorption oi
them into the great central power which
they erected for theirgreater convenience,
and to which they gave delegated and
defined powers only. Beyond these dele
gated powers, tne ngnt ot seit govern
ment remained, and still remains, and to
this extent the doctrine of States' rights
On the subject of the centennial nt
Washington, the News and Courier.
drawing a parallel between Davis and
"The government established by Wash
ington was based upon the doctrine thai
the people have the right, and that it is
their duty, to control their own affairs ii
their own way. Washington led the re
bellion of the colonies against their king:
Davis led the revolution of thirteen sov
ereign States against the usurpations ot
a government which derived its onl
powers from the consent of the States.
Could Washington nnd Davis have ex
changed places and times, the ieople oi
the South would hold memorial meet
ings to-day in honor of Washington, and
the national capitol nt Washington
would ring wiili the praises of Davis.
Representing the same principles, striv
ing for the rights of the people, conscious
of their own rectitude nnd devoted to tin
supremacy of the constitution nnd tin
laws, Washington and Davis are equally
and alike entitled to the reverence ot the
IN "THE NEW ROt'TH."
The editorial correspondent of the
Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Ea
gle, at present a denizen of Asheville.
takes weekly occasion to enlighten his
home readers on what he sees and hears
in this outlandish semi-savage region.
We nive the following extract from his
last letter to illustrate the intelligence of
his observations and the trustworthi
ness of his information. A man who
generalizes so freely on the equipages
and conveyances he occasionally meets
in the streets might safely be taken tor
authority for the statement that the or
dinary means of locomotion here is the
bicvele, because sometimes he sees a boy
spinning through the streets mounted on
one. And from the reiteration of his
complaints about the markets, we might
infer that Mr. Beach was poorly fed at
his lodgings. Really he is the only one
we know whose eyes are shut to the fact
that mutton and poultry, and other
meats besides beef and pork, are abund
ant and good, Mr. Beach's statement to
the contrary notwithstanding. He
ought to know that fault finding, de
traction and ridicule are the easiest and
cheapest of weapons, as well as the
Mr. Beach seems amazed at the "dis
play of editorial intelligence" in ascribing
to Mrs. Stowe so much of the agency in
the work of emancipation. He may
since have come to years of discretion
possibly, but he was not born when Mrs.
Stowe published Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Had he lived then he would have recog
nized and felt the force of a fiction which
acted upon a public sentiment already
highly inflamed on the subject of slavery.
She did not provide the materials for the
combustion. She had much to do with
tiring them. "The veriest tyro" who
knows anything of the past history of
anti-slavery agitation, knows how im
portant a part a writer of fiction played
in fomenting the work of the fanatics
Garrison, Wendell Phillips, Josh Oid
dines nnd others of that i'1-omened
We make the following extract from
Mr. Beach's letter of December 2:
Ashkeillk. N. C, December 2, 'K9.
This being the eountv town of Bun
combe the natives flock to it in numbers
to buy und to sell. They come in all
-orts of conveyances. A farm wagon
with a cotton cloth top is a favorite,
with a pair of young cattle to pull it.
Others employ a horse and mule hitched
up together. A single ox pulls some ol
the heavilv loaded wagons over the
miserable roads. Here and there blear-
eved bulls furnish motor-power. Honors
are easv between oxen, horses and mules
A good mule, bv the way, costs ns much
is a horse. Some ot the country people
come to tow,, a horseback, with big
tnildlc bans in which to carry their
purchases home. A long cotton umbrellii
is part of each rider's outfit. The women
if they happen to be the proud possessors
'iia Dam , tiring tne imam iiiuii); uu mc
",'iildle iii front ol them. Theold fashioned
-uubonnct is a favorite headgear. Bright
.mis and high winds make these bonnets
Bed and pork are about the onlv meats
readily obtainable in this market. It is
lioorstufl at that. If you would have
ood meats and market produce here
von must import it from Tennessee.
vVcstern North Carolina is in a dormant
state in regard to manv things. Even
though the demand tor certain lines ot
produce and dry goods may be brisk, the
tradesmen appear unappreciative
umptionlcss. This does not apply to
. very tradesman, but as a rule business
lias such a happy go-lucky tone to it
hat a purchaser soon Krccives the lack
.if enterprise which should not exist in a
town having the possibilities sucii as lie
ivilliiu the grasp of Asheville. Natives
ecin to think that, for certain reasons.
Asheville is a kind of heaven into which
.he whole world is clamoring for ad-
nission. and that all they need to do is
:o sit still and, for high enough con
sideration, pass out admission checks.
VII natives are not stupid enough to
ihitik this way. And to these broad
minded people the advancement of the
town is in large measure due. Those
who do take a narrow view of the situa
tion treble prices on real estate, are in
iiiicrent to the accommodation of visi
tors, who are really the Hle-blood of the
own, and thus actually drive people
iway. In the course ol time these moss
Kicks will wake up and see that the
.vorltl cares less lor them and their high
.iriced indifference than they thought it
lid. A town that cannot furnish any
thing but beef and pork save oil occa
sions, is in need of reform.
WHITltS AXU 1II.ACKH.
On our first page will lie found
.'omiucnt of the New York Sun on a par
igranh taken from the Chattanooga
finies. The Sun points out clearly aud
.audidly that the social antagonism ol
L he races is one of natural inherent re
pulsion, confined neither to the South
nor to the North. It is less active in the
or hut than in the latter, because the re
lations are better understood under long
usage than in the other. The North is
n constant dread of the overstepping of
the lines of demarcation ; that fear does
not existin the South; for here men
jf both races work side by side, travel in
:he same conveyances, meet in the same
wills of legislation, nnd do this with the
feeling that the undefinable line will never
be offensively encroached upon. As there
is no lear here, so there is no hatred.
fhe discrimination as to residence is not
enforced or considered here, though it
exists to a large extent in the towns
owing to prices of property controlling
location. But the Sun clearly establishes
the fact that the most rigid of the prac
ticed exclusions exist in the North rather
But at the same time there is a limit to
familiarity with the negro beyond which
the white man dare not pass. The line
of race marks the line also of social in
tercourse. Across that line they may
shake hands in friendly greeting, but if
they cross it, they must remain on the
oilier side; and this is not prejudice, but
the irreversible law of nature, as power
ful in its general application at the North
as with us; and the Sun gives ample
illustration of its operations.
Dr. Parker Prays cream Yan-Ola, Rosa
line, Ongnline and Diamond nail powder
having now become the ladies' favorites,
it (..Jacob's drug store, these popular
manicure articles may always lie found,
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 Hebe Sodo Fountain from
which ice cold drinks are dispensed. Cor
ner Main street and Patton avenue.
Wife John, dear, define a philanthrop
Husband A. philanthropist, my love.
is a man who gives away other people's
W. And what is a philosopher?
H. A philosopher is a man who bears
with resignation the toothache from
which his neighbor is suffering.
The pleasant flavor, gentle action and
soothing effect of Syrup of Figs, when
in need of a laxative nnd if the father or
mother be costive or bilious the most
gratifying results follow its use, so that
it is the best tamilv remedy known and
every family should have a bottle.
"Mv dear," said the wife of the funnv
mnn, "have yon finished your column of
lokes yet .'
"Just finished it, dear.
" Will you read it to me ?"
"With great pleasure, but why do yon
wish me to read it at this time of night?"
"I want to go to sleep."
Pelham's Drug Store is conducted on
merit, and his pntrons save "ten per
cent. No. 2 Patton avenue, opposite
Grand Central hotel.
Mr. A. L. Finley, Marion, N. C was
such a severe sufferer from scrofula in a
most aggravated form, that for years he
went on crutches. He was cared in 1 883
by Mrs. Joe Person's Remedy, and has
been well ever since.
HOLIDAY GOODS !
The greatest Kale of the
rieanon in Dry Good, Hutu,
Shoes and Clothing.
Our Drown Cioodn and Trim
mings are plentiful and must
go. No limit in that depart
ment. Ve have marked ev
erything away down, and if
this will not force them out
we will mark them down until
they will go. A thing no one
else wants we do not want.
We bought at a great bar
gain from the manufacturers
"()0 Zinc Trunks, all sizes, in
cluding some with roller
Now we will sell them as we
bought them, for it will pay
you to go through our house
as often as you can and pick
up such bargains as you can
k We have several styles of
Men's Business Suits, which,
during the Holidays, we will
sell at a reduction of il.'l per
cent. So now is your chance
to ifet a suit Of ( lothes
Our goods must go. Cost
or profit has no effect, as we
are determined to sell at
some price. ,o give us a call.
nestle Bros. & Wright
No. 1 1 North Square.
BOOKS AND STATIONERY,
PICTTKHS AND PRAMRH,
DOLLS, TOYS ANT) OA MVS.
WESTERN N.C SCENES,
aa S. Main Street.
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We haven't changed our
"ad." uiTheCitizkn forsome
days; not because we had
nothing to say, but just be
cause we haven't had the
time. Our store has been ful
of people every day, our trade
hati never been so large, and
we are glad to be able to say
that notwithstanding the
influx of new stores, anil the
large stocks of goods, the
"Big Racket Store" retains
all it old friends and adds
new ones daily. The reason
is plain and easy of under
standing. We wan-ant every
thing we sell to be as repre
sented, or we give yon buck
your money. We underbuy
anybody in Asheville, and can
easily undersell anyone. We
sell more shoes thantheShoe
Store bei'ause we sell them
cheaper, and we sell as good
Shoes as any store in the
city. We sell Clothingoheaper
than a Clothing Store, mid
more of it. Tinware at half
prices, Glassware and house
hold using things so much
cheaper than others that
people wonder how we get
them. That doesn't matter;
we have them, and they are
yours with a good title when
you bring the cash. Ribbons,
Tips, Birds and Wings, we
have always sold at less than
half of Millinery Store prices,
and carry three time as
large stocks. While our line
of Dress Goods is not as la rg
as some, what we have has
been bought at tmch prices
that we can easily sell them
lower than others, and still
make some money on them.
Hate, Handkerchiefs, Gloves,
Stockings (fast black and
cheaper grades ), Quiltw, Blan
kets, Shawls, Mat, Rugs,
Trunks, Valises, Hand Bags,
Hoods, Caps, Furs, Curtains,
Poles, Shades, are among
our leaders. No well posted
citizen of Asheville buys any
of these things without pric
ing ours, and we would have
the country people and those
who live in near-by towns en
joy the same privilege. We
sold more Christmas goods,
presents, etc., last Christmas
than any other store in Ashe
ville, and shall be fixed for a
large trade this ytar. We
shall have a big line for
you to select from, and shall
be able to fit goods to any
pocket book from a nickel to
as high as you want to go.
Don't buy ANYTHING until
you have been to the "Big
Racket Store." No trouble
to show goods, and we don't
get mad if you don't buy.
We want you to see what a
complete "Department Bar
gain Store" the "Big Racket"
is. Our variety of goods and
the size of our stock would
do credit to a city of 23,000
inhabitants. Come and see
us, and ii prices and goods
don't suit you, don't buy
but be sure to come.
GEO. T. JONES & CO.
Oyster ffi Parlor.
Blealn at all Hours. Electric
Cars Patm the Door.
I tnke pleasure in announcing the Ovster
Reason of lRHS-'!rt hns owned. and my long
esperirnce In the business justifies me In
assuring the public that 1 can please nnd sat
infy all customers I will erve ovstcrs in the
hut style, and dealing only with reliable
housrs, can offer the finest bivnlvea on the
market. Try our
Or Pan Roast. Bonton Ba Stcwaprcialtv.
Great car will be taken with all order 1
e'l only the finest and frenhent oysters that
can he hai. I receive shipment direct from
packers every afternoon. Charj;c reason
able. My restaurant is also supplied with
BIRDS, GAME, FRESH FISH, ETC.,
At all times. Special attention given to lad
customers. I'ullte and attentive waiters.
Bonrd by day. week or month with or with
out ntomi. If ynu want the best the market
affords call on
K. STRAUSS, Prop'r.,
South Main Street.
NKW HOVRIi! NKW1.1 Kl'KNISHKD 1
ALL MDUI'.KN IMI'ROVl-MKNTS.
MRS. N. B. ATKINSON.
No. 211 Haywood Street.
A lurgr house. 31h 1'atton uvemie. Warm,
comfortable ro'Miis. On street car line
uctH dliin MK8. J. I.. S.MATHKKS.
MRS. S. STEVENSON
Has removed to the Johnston Huildinif. I'at;
ton avenue, corner of Chutvh street, where
he in prepared to keep regular or transient
boarder. Table furnished with the best the
market affords. Terms reasonable marSlmfi
J. W. SCIIARTLK,
49 N. Main St.
J ARIES FRANK,
FAMILY GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS
Agent for Reems Creek Woolen Mills.
North Main Asheville. N. C.
WM, R. PENNIMAN,
THE ASHEVILLE BRICK WORKS,
Asheville, N. C.
. O. Box P.
CENERALCONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Mosaic Tile and Cement work a specialty.
Orates, Ranges and Boilers set.
BuildinK moved and repaired in first class
Re w crane. Drainage and traps for the sani
thoroughly undiTstnod and promptly at
Office: Wolfe Building, Court House Square,
Asheville, N. C. may30dly
THB LARGEST AND BUST Kgi'Il'I'KD IN
CHEMICAL AND ANALYTICAL LABORATORIES
II. C. Wfltcreck & Co.
CONSt LTINi. CHbMlttT AM) MINING KNfilNKKHS.
Analyses of Metals, Ores, Conl or Coke, Min
eral Waters, Fertilizers, etc.
PRICK LIST ON APPLICATION.
Mining property investigated, developed,
bought and sold.
Samples can be sent by mail or express, if
sent by express, charges must be prepaid.
Agents wanted In every place.
DR. H. C. WOLTCRKCK.
novo d&twly Manager.
TLANTIC COAST L1NB
On and after this date the following sched
ules will be run over its "Columbia Division."
No. 63 Leaves Columbia S.2 p. m.
Arrives at Charleston 9.30 o. m.
No. 53 Leaves Charleston 7.10 a. m.
Arrives atCoIumbia 11.55 a. m.
Connecting with trains to and from all
points on the Charlotte. Columbia & Au
gust a and Columbia & Greenville Railroads.
T. M. BMKRSON, Gen. Pan Agt,
J. F. DBVIXB. Gen. Sunt.
For gentlemen. A perfect shoe at a moderate
cost Try a pair of our specialties in grn tie
men ' foot wear, at $5.0O, $4. GO, $3.50, $2.09,
$2. So and $2.00. B very pair warranted. Hx
amine our specialties for ladies at $4.00,
$2.99. $2 0 and $J. OO. unexcelled for ion
fort, durability and style.
Insist on having the original M. A. Packard
A Co.'s Shoes. The genuine have oar stamp
on bottom of each shoe. Sent postpaid to
any part of the V. 8. on receipt of price. M.
A. PACKARD Jr. CO.. Brockton. Mass. P..r
ale In Asheville by
H. REDWOOD & CO.
auU deoa 8dm an we fri
BUGGIES, CARRIAGES, BLACKSMITH I NG.
To the tit I tens of Asheville and vlrinltv f
wonld announce that at rav shorts onCollesrr
street, next to Woodbnry'a stables, I am bet
ter preparea man ever to do wot in mvline.
Wagon", Bnggies and Carriage manufact
ured. Renal Hns: and horar-shneinv no.
cialtlea. and perteet satisfaction guaranteed.
aty worsmen are experienced and skillful and
my enarges are moderate.
no; a u. BuHNBTTB.
J. II. LAW, 57, 59 & 6x S. Malu St., ARJievllle.
HOLIDAY 1 1889 SEASON.
SKK WHAT WE OFFER IN LOW PRICED GOODS, NOV.
ELTIES, TOYS, ETC.
Th stork of fine Pottery, (JIhkh, LanipH, Silver and Jmv
elry in already well known.
The l)H8ement, or Toy and Bargain Department, is full
of new p,oodn. at 5c, 10c, 15c. 20c and 25c. One haa no
idea of what 5c, 10c or 15c will buy till they see thew
A FINK STOCK CH I LDRKN'SS BOOKS, at about one-half
usual price: A $1 book kcIIh for 65c, a 25c book for 15c
Nicely bound Story Hooks of about 500 pages at 35c each.
Scrap Albums at l()c to 35c,
lurnislieci, loc. to too.
DOLLS! DOLLS! DOLLS!
best lot of Dolls ever seen in
CHRISTMAS BOOKLETS AND CARDS. A splendid
display, all carefully selected. We are prepared to supply
Sunday Schools at lowest prices. Also beautifully preswni
Flowers for sending abroad.
M AIHTS WARD'S STATIONERY AND CALENDARS.
A huge line and very low prices. We make a special price
on the finest Linen Paper and Envelopes, 25c per box.
Calendars 15c to 35c each.
MOTTO (and not Motto) CITS, SAPCERSand PLATES.
Hundreds of styles from 10c to 50c Vases in great vari
ety at all prices. We claim the finest line of Vases in the
State aud the lowest prices.
new and pretty.
REAL JAP SILK and Crepe
Fine Hanging and Stand
Lamps, Sterling Silver Goods,
and Jewelry. See real Silver
Bangles at 35c and 65c each.
Silver Plated Ware, best
grade, Royal Worcester and
Doulton Pottery, Hungarian
and Dresden China, Clocks,
Bronzes and Engravings.
57, 59 & 61 S. Main St., Asheville, N. C.
WE WISH TO ANNOUNCE !
That we control the State of
NORTH -:- CAROLINA
For the sale of the celebrated
MORRIS & IRELAND SAFES,
Manufactured by the
DETROIT SAFE COMPANY.
These safes are absolutely fire and burglar proof, and in
workmanship and superiority of finish are unsurpassed.
In the recent great fires in Boston and Lynn, scores of the
MORRIS & IRELAND SAFES
Passed through the terrible conflagration unscathed, their
contents being unharmed by the flames; while, on the other
hand, many of the safes made by rival firms were reduced
by the fearful heat to a mere mass of melted iron.
AVE WANT AGENTS
For these safes in every city and town in this State, and
liberal commissions will be paid to good, live men.
All parties desiring to purchase safes are invited to call
at our offices and examine samples. A little investigation
will demonstrate to anyone the superiority of the
MORRIS & IRELAND SAFES
Over all others, and our prices
everybody. We want to sell
ONE HUNDRED SAFES I ! I
In Asheville during the next twelve months, and we aro
going to do it !
JENKS & JENKS,
REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE,
Rooms 9 and 10, McAfee Block,
8 PATTON AVENUE,
ASHEVILLE, N. C.
All ey fitted and lit yuarantwd. A con
plet stork of the abore gooda at
GRANT'S DRl'G STORE,
SMHOl'TH MAIN STRRBT.
Oculists' Prescriptions specialty.
One 11 room house on Sta.raess.raac
with ail modern imnrorementa.
For terms auuly to
. . M T. C. "TARNRS,
VSdtf Or 14. B. Roberta.
worth double. Portfolios,
The prettiest, cheapest and
,'ville, from 5c to 6 each.
Handkerchiefs and Shawls.
See choice line, my own
importation, of the celebra
ted Bell Stamp Limoges
I am all ready for Xmas
trade now. Do not put off
buying till last moment, but
call at once or write for
prices of what you want.
J. II. LAW.
are low enouch to satisfv
V. D. ROWE,
ITALIAN A AMERICAN
All kinds of Monu
and Vaaea made to
order ia the latest
ASHEVILLE, N. C
Yard At Buncombe
NBW DEED, carefully prepared bj lead
. ina members of th Aahvf1l ha . ..
ntieat parchment and hcarv iat oanerl. m
srtna all accessary pointa, just out and now
cm sale at the once of the Cmian vai.Hui
no Co.. Mo. Worth Cntrrt Itaiiarr. f taa1t