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A MINERS' STRIKE
Sulil to lto on tho Program to
Follow the Cui'iHMitm't
But tho Coal Operators Ridicule
At the Men Are 1'alil by the funnel and
lint by til luy rresi.lent Goinpers
Buys tliu tU'iiiiiiid litis Ili'.u Dui'lilud
l'inn Hut Nut tho Di'to ll.-llevee til
Result Would Uu Oimil.Wng Lubor
PiTTsnfRO, Mny 1 . Rt-ferrlng to tlio
repurt of a Rcuierul strike of the conl
miiiera fur on ein'lit-lunir lUy, Vii-e
Preaidi'tit William Mmtin.of the Atuer
lfuu Fwliriirt.in of I.iilvr, tiiUl that it
was iliviiU il I'.v the ipourivo board at
their meeting in New York s-nnw time
iipo to fake iiii tlio rnrpt'iitfi's' H'ht first,
ai.d after it hnj kin si trl.il tho ds
lnniuls of the miners would be pre
sented. TIih turni'iitei-H' si niggle is reanrfled
as tivor, unit whenever tho miners are
n-adv the tV.ii Tutimi will ta kw eh.une uf
the nmtiei'. They have tint iii'lilu-d the
feilel'lllii'll nt'iU -ltilH uf tl:eir lllti'lltinll to
demand iht himrn us yet, mid no one
could tell whether there Would be a
strike or not.
Opemture Rlilli-ltle the Iilnfc,
Tho cunl oi'or.-itnrs hi-r say the Idea
of coal nilm rs striking for itglit hours
Ik ridiculous. 'Die nidi m e jmid by the
bushel mid not by the duy. Th are
musters i f their own time, and may
work eiitht. Nixtpen or twenty-four Imur
la a day, or tlx y need Hut work at ull.
Oompt-rs Kujs It's So.
New Yoiik. May 11. Mr. S-.tmnel
Ooiiiiicrs. of tho American Fcderutiiiuuf
Labor. ivusn.-k'-d about the i-tnteiii'-iit to
the effect t'urt the eivil miners will 1
next to d uinnd eight hours. He wild
the stnfnn lit m eerreit that the
American Federation of Labor hud de
rided tint the o'ul n.iiieii i-li.mU de
iuaiid eUht henrs. but that the date hud
not hecti'di i iiii d uiii ii.
"I cannot tell. Mr. O'linvrn paid,
"whether the strike will fccnrbt fore the
full or not. if indeed tin-re in to be a
strikn, nnd whi h is -..tri-tiu-ly doubiful.
for I believe the eiii;l'yorM will cunt-em.
Vo will nive them d'ie notice in any
event, u we did iu the cn.-e of the i-nr-ptiituri.
and I believe the re.-ul:s " ill be
just ne cratifyitiff. I uiu ic-nued ot
enceess, for the minors h:i'o an erjruni'it
tion ah sti-'mij. I believe, tin that of the
Ktxtnrt lug lit htlence
PltAdt r. l iy 11. Viol. tice beim;
resorted to by the striking work
men of the I ,t n!ley. In a num
ber of iuMiilice- f,i tows lrvc In . n
attacked in tliaf i.rt of Holieiuvi.
and the iiioiw h ive not i i.ly
conipt'll.d the weivi.i" to 1'iive th 'ir
looms, but h.ivo :il'J MU.isiied tile Uia-
Qmtlnir I . ii it lo striken.
Pxa. III. M.iy 11. The ttiay?r hns
Issued a I'loi liiiniiti u qimtir.ir theeriiu
inal code ni the -tate .v'Unst aet f vio
lence in levvi-iitinj. er-ous tioiu pnr
SUinpr tie it deily uvueaii. lis, ri lie rioe
laluation w.is made feary by tie
riotous acts of llle i l'ib blli'ade . f the
nrrikiPT conl miners We.liiesdy ni. lit
and Thur.vl.iy tie ruin.
Wuut lit t'oiixiiiilHti Aso-tntionii.
Fall !!ivn:. Musk.. May I1.-The
Weavers' Troti ctive aoirviti . u li.n ni
pninted a ii iiiini'tie to mot a similar
committee by the Ann Vam.ite 1 Asso
cuttiou of Weavers, with toe object of
brinijin atH.ut u union. i.f both uixociu
tions. STF1IK1NG STATEMENTS
lil the Aiiiiii:i1 Uepiirt of the 3CW Terh
I iili.tr ttureuu.
JfKW Y'ri. May II. The seventh an
nual rejKiit of the bureau of statistic? i f
labor has In-on laid bafore the lei-la-rure
by Commit -inner Peck. It ii, a Ion.;
document, and Roes exn naively in dis
cussion of prominent poin'e in the labor
?Ucstioii. 'liie follownx stiieiuenta tf
act will he read wirh in 1 f. I :
The toal number of (.Hikes for five
yearn. Is1-' wa Uf this
uumber 4A'''i were Hi.ccevftil, 1.4u3
partlv sun e.- l'nl, U. Iiih iiU'uecessfni,
ami lifty p. i:dtnn. The nuuiln r r,f per
sona erit-ic'eil in theso strikes w:is
Oltt. The amount lost in waai w.i
$,WJ.(il j.j'.i. The cost to label nruani
aarions by reiiwmof strike benellis end
conduct Uf mrikes wua l.;'in.V,!o
The estimated gain in w:ies was
tt),0iKI.;i. Theloss to employers fioui
all cuuseit was 0,157,02. 1.1.
When the cause of strikes w.u n d'
tnnud f r more pity (1. .'HI cstalilisinnenta
Were nubjecled to a demand. Inerease
wa coneeded in .;'o." ch-h; h d creae
took ertect hi ImH es'ul'lisbniente. Theie
Wan mi i liaiiie in '.CM cai-ee,
AJtlioiiKli chum's of strike" nre by no
means cniiltiieil to tint wnK ques'io'n. it
hue be-n found that oue a strike lia
aet in for any cause wmk'-s u-iially 1 -come
implicated before the settlement.
The sum of nil striae Invesiiputed
duriiiK Ave years shows a total of lil.W 4
operalivi engaged in sm.cessiul etriKes
where waifes were Involved, the result
belnif ull estiuiated Kain for the vear of
,;:,.);. with a tntnl for the whole
number for tho whole hve yean of lb,
Wll.niiil.i7. The grain per capita dnrinif five years
would be about I per week, the num
ber of employe!, bring prenuiued a Con
stantly at work.
"Hour of lubor" nt the preent time
of working ia literally the iiuesfiou of
ta hour. Mliall it be an eiflit-hour day
(or all or u day with a dillerence to be
aettled by liK-al usage or by each par
tloulur trade alter its own fanhion and
Total rniortiii(( under this head Is 7,.
038: of these lis report increase, l.tii re
port decrease, U.ftill report no change.
The female employes were not, aa a
role, given to st rikea us a retiiwly; tliey
follow the simp lead loyally, bn't when
they originate a movement ft in aa often
aa not done in a huff, and quickly
abandoned. The number of women ana
Rirls ciifratfcd in etrikei in the past five
years wiu 4H.U40.
The report cabled from Pehth that, ac
cording to uu official pajwr of that city,
the International eight-hour deniotistru
tion was the outcome of a secret union
brought Into existence ut the Paris con
irrew, is laughed at iu lubor circles in
The National Federation of Labor,
nndor the auspices of which tho movo
meat In this country ia being coadncted.
has no afllllation with other orguniaa
tiona In England or Europe, nnd, aa
President Gompers retnnrksi "It has
quite mongh to do to look out after iu
It la true that the Socialistic element
Inthiaoityla aiHliated with organiza
tions abroad, but even these are not
nuesericftlly strong enough to have en
gineered tho recent enontunemia npria
Inf ia favor of the eight-hour day,
THi 6IMP80N DRY DOCK.
Oeeelef ef the Inaiesue Baeta a Mes
Brook ly a Fevy Taxi.
Brooklyn, May 11. The Slmpaon dry
dock In the United ttatea nary yard was
opened rridjeyjnorninj in tb preeenca
JSv 7- 1 ' I
-, j-U.s '; V : ' ; ftf 'lt'i'le'l'r'Mtisrlil slewtiyjMHal -.
of several hundred visitors from New
York, Washington, Baltimore and Phil
adelphia. Nearly 100 gueets csme from
Washington and Baltimore on a special
train of Pullman cars Thursday night,
arriving In Jersey City at 7 o'clock.
Breakfast was served ui the union sta
tion. At 10 o'clock tho delegation from
Philadelphia arrived, and shortly after
ward tho guests were taken by a vtuutner
to the uavv yard.
Tho dock was flooded at about U
o'clock. The United State- monitor
Pu'itim wus docked Iniiiu diately, and
the putnp-s were set at work at once
emptying the dock. The whole affair
DHied off nuioftly and without a mis
liap. After formal opening of the dock
a collation was sei-vtd to the invited
guests at which Mr. Simpson, the new
dock uud the United Stules navy were
The dry dock has been in mnrse of
erection ubout two years and a half, and
Its cost wa more' t' am i.ViO,(sjO, The
cimtraot price Is ifWI.WW.
its extroni.' ImiKiii iH -1;!0 feet: its
width at the top :Ki leet and the bottom
.VH fuef : the lei.th In the center is i!2 feet
m inches. The floor rests upon piles.
Fnmi it the .-iib s rise at an allele of 4"i
derives iu a sei is of -tips ten inches in
height, made of Georgia pine beams. It
u cmptn .1 by two ceiitrifuual pumps of
forty-two inches diameter, with u ciij-ic-itv
of wi.iKHi gnlloiiH an hour. I he
build' rs, ,T. K. tiuipsoii & Company,
have I'uili tliirtieii other docks ou the
One Slim ICItled
SvN FlIANrlM 'i
ll'le's Los Al';'-li"-
nl I e A nuclei One
-,1 A i-rf-sti'it.
May 1 1.-The Chrrin
s; . eial iivs: The two
wiirrini, taetlonsol t 'dualown came to
i"her liinl the reMi't was it riot. One
Chiuiim-u wan killed, one seriously
wounded and a wl:i' livsiimder Sihot iu
the leg. The Iron :,ie was caused by Al
Lumr, a tneinbi-r ' t lie Ah Mow faction,
hrukUlng nKi lust Wong Ki Lung, of the
Wong ( Ve fin -lion.
Wong Ki Lung drew a revolver and
shot Ah Lung iu the -touinc h. piodili lug
death in n -Ii"it lime. This was tin
iiinal f r a fu-i'ilado from all ulile. fully
for'y fhots being fli.d tioin the windows
and by Ihe C'hii,e-e i n the strcf. The
lioliie'f'OU qui lle-1 the lift ii"d arrested
l"o t-hioese wiio cat ' i- d revi lvers. The
Wong l b-loeiely Ice- aiii.oiili -ed that
everv pio'::i:i ul member of Ah Mow
will be koie.l.
VERY ST.-' RTLINQ.
lalts'r Dvvi'luiimeni In I lie t.rnphnrt Mur-l.-r
uml l i'.-ltliiK fast'.
("OLf'iau. S. i.. ?!ay II. -The de
velomen:s iu tl'e i e ! hint murder uud
lytiol.ii :, ea e i,iv m i. .---iriling. It has
lie. u to, a.d ilait the jua.lavil and letters
i lint w. re t.. 1 in he -v.-nier s ott.ee
; .l'l .MIS re'.plteil.
i , diam, wlio ,v.'e
d W. .1. Miller, a
. e bi ii nrreytt-d.
m with tho f or
al 'nk'-n n'-viinsf the
hart, inal three of
- d oil lie' chai'ue
e ie. are: S. C
H - k- and II. li.
.- te lirv g. ueral is
'' this nuiMer. and
f r to bring the
f. .: u
i n,'.-. J. I.
; ; l-iwy.-r.
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i v. i.a b-
m i. .
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i!:.-in la, v, i , , .. .
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( ae,!iu i-.. !ia i
yt.r.r, T y! ; '.'
p. v-et .liiy n-...::
wiil do i.U in 1
lyui her to jii;
MUtlns riull'iilu ,
ii ml Kligulfrd la a
UfSTAt.M. :. 1
Thair. aii 1 '-' ye
icy ta- rni--" i
by r a hi oi lb
uoii'i.-.:. imt W'
iy 11. Itcnry P.
i-. ! ft hit home Sun-lii-
e- . The police were
mi ,1'le to discover the
mi -' -io.' maa. 1 i.ei'ii.,y a fanner near
Ii'aml urg. t -ei 'l M-. J'hiilriiihi- swamp,
his liMily eii oltiil :u a riuin-unie and
only the h.i..'i i -! 1 1 .- "ning al'Ve thesur
face. 'J'he ob .nviy w as made by the
tin nier's cioj. lui'li guided the farmer
to the f, o. Mr. Tia ir was pull, d out
with eeiivd iiiiliculty and brought
to ills botne.
PAiD THE PENALTY.
Slurilerrr of u I'ol.,-, aeiii, tlancrd at nlrm
Iniiii in. -II".
B:nvt"o'n m. A1- . May 11. Sttndy
.b'lieo. coloied. was banged h, re Friday
for the in: -i i. r of I o.;, email John Man
ning. T! e li - fell at I o.l. Hi neik
was bli. i a '. : ' 1 he wes deial ill ten min
utes. The . ileiiii.ni I i oke down on
tliencaUold aid wept and praed to the
I'nt.le In u llespllHl
Kcw Y"iiK. Mav 11.- Ki'tir patients in
the.bi-'-v tity h-'-i 1'itl. craied with
alcoholi in, in-ts vend Iheatieiidants,
smiehi d the furi.iitire. tiiet ihe beds of
other patient: , and earned a panic in
the iiistiiutn.il. '1 hey were finally jitb
lined bv poltee. woo had beeu sent for
by the atn mlaiits.
Will llunbU- I lo ir t'epurlty.
Bi t VAi. X. Y.. -May 1 l.-The Tonn
wada Iron and Steel company, which
looi la-en i 'leia'in the iron fiirunce for
the past year, has dniib d to Houlde the
cap.:. Ill el the work-iit a eost vl $'', MWI
tol ".' inn. The liuniieial result of the
flist y al l' k rations ha Is ell most en-
l-an lilhliin uf uluretl Members.
Cluni.K-Tiiv. 8. ('.. May 11, The
diocesan i onveiition adopted an amend
nieiit exeb.dii g colored member from
ieats on its tiof-r, with a proviso that the
only present colored iiiemlier shall retain
his nt until hie privileges ure lout by
Ins resignation ur ilea lit.
.loliasliiM-n Coriee I'nrerthed
JntvH)WM. Pa., May 11. Fir
bodice were found Thursday by work
men ill the Fifteenth nnd Sixteenth
wurdx. Two of them were mother and
child, flirped In each other's arm.
Th force scari-hiug fur the dead will Ut
Modern gai-ileiier have expreswsl doubt
that any one could mistake too tnt of a
tulip for that of nil onion, tiut a writer in
1IV.0 aiiys that "divers have hail them sent
by tlioir frleiiiU from boyiuul the Hen, and
niUUiklng tin-in to bee Onloiu, havo uml
tlieiu nt Unlniin in tholr pottage or bnith.
and never found any cause or mletnke, or
any sr-ium of evils quality produced by them,
but accounted them Sweot OnlnbS," i'lillu
A New Itlneaiie,
Conductor Whero'e the regiilnr portcrt
Biilwlltuto Putw'e eick, boes, and won't be
on ills here trip.
Conductor In It anything serious)
BulMlliute No, sail, only some Pullman-
ary complaint.- New York liedgnr.
It Ild aiwm FoolUh.
Doctor Tell you the truth, I'm heartily
sick of my profession. If you only knew
how many f'sils came to me for advloe
Fratiklulgh 1 never thought of It before,
but it dues soein fooliali, that's a fact
At the Art Oellerjr,
Young Woman Hooking at a ihoep picture)
Ian't that a Itoautif ul Joequesl llow good
thnae shonn are I
Young Man Thor ought to be. Canvase
beck ebeop, you kuor- Life,
Tlie bnlo fiowor, discovered by Dr, Bcliaden-
berg growing at ion a volnanlo mountain In
one of the Philippine Inlands, ia perhaps the
largeat flower In existence, being about three
feet in diameter aud twenty-two pounds la
ASIIEVILLE DAILY CITIZEN: TUESDAY
CAME TO GRIEF.
"1'ho Honpst Mini's Protector
nnd Friend," of (Seorglu,
Dloa Suddenly After a Drlef
The Organization roniprlaert a liom nl
Despei'ioloeH tVhnsf, (ItOet, By Arson
and Mtmler, Tl'as to Terrnrlie the Com.
luuntly mill I'lrvent the Ulvlng el Moou
Atlanta, li-a.. May It. "The Honest
Man's Protector uud Friend" has come
to grief. This will be reinembeied as a
roinarknble gang of men sworn i burn
and kill moonshine in'ormev, the do
ings of which were exposed by the news
papers last March. Jack Limsdown was
captain: Pavid Wheeler, first lieutenant:
Oeoru'e Fields, second lieutenant, and
Joe Ricliai ,1s. sis'ietary and treasurer.
Each member swore to protect each
other In putting down re)ortiiig of moon
shiners: to be trv- to each other: to help
each oihe. out of trouble; that the or
srnnlraflon w- id trv and put to death in
its rani.- - that fhev would alwaye do jus
tice, and would forever kesp the secrets
of the cbin. Members were to lie
whil'i'Cd and flvefl when not responding
to the call of the m plain. Attnched to
the pdristitiiMon nppeered the nnmi'S of
twefv-sc in pri itiinent and law-abiding
ciH '''"is of Pii'liens, the very men
marked bv 'he conspirators for punish
ment. O I ite each mime was that of
an onthiw. For iri.r.ii,f, first on the roll
was the tii'ine i f Nel -on Ledford: repre-M-ntei'
-by Jack Lansdown" oppoui'ed
Led ford's hoii--e was bnrned Pee. 1?,
t'-Mi. The I'liriitnir caused great indig
nation. The fnmilv knew It wus in
cendiirv. The night of Dec, 18 wua
bitter cold. As the family were leaving
their burning home the jeers of men
inoi'kinK tie- men. women and children
iu their (Us'r.-ssi were heard from tho
ilm kio"- of ihe wood.
Iiidigi.a'i. n and hoiror were Intensi
fied to fe. or hi nt wh.-u, on Dec. VI, the
home of Mike Stone, rhe prettiest in all
Jasper, vas di t oved by the iuc.-n-i
dirry's torch. Officer went to work to
hunt down 'l'"itu endiaries. Jack Lans
down nnd J. hii Fi rri ster were arrested
Ma.rtly nfterwnid a hand of the men,
in the dead of ioi.li,. in the ab-eui'e of
the jailer. 1 1 1. m-ih! th- in nnd two other
pri-oin rs, br, : king in the jail wl'h axi-s
and Imrs. ( in la vine the jail they were
coiifroi '.sl by Sheriff Jehti'ou's little
son. 1 bey t'ted uH'ii him. mi' sing hint,
but Vuni'i'g bis fuce with powder. Then
thesheiilT. with the aid of shrewd dotoet
iv -. starti-d afreshon the trail and Patton
Millis w a l ie-ted. '!e told ' II t ieon.e
Clffi-e ai d (', trw wi.. iinpn-oiuil. Cof
fee tun , i n.-teV evidei ce. led the otri
cers to ihe Ki'iig's rendezvous, handi d
oVi r the dfs'.ni"". and constitution and
by Ib-vs, ,eiher with tin ncuie of ihe
wliele baud, and confessed that the gang
did the hnrninuK
This bioii) lit miit-rrw to a i-ri-ds. The
.'irtc-ts of th, principal pal tti"-followeil,
and their find is now in progress. There
are s, r,'t . n ptb-oiicrs now in all. Frl
ilav John Korn-sfii- wa couvictod nnd
i'nti!n'id to the penitentiary for life.
The next duv Jackson Lansdown was
convicted. Soubiirn Lansdown will
plead guilty to the indictment. The
cases will lie taken up and pushed
through fial as rapidly as possible. The
prime obirot of the moonshiners was to
drive fti "i 'he country all persons who
interfered in aliv wav with the manu
facture 'f and traffic ill blockade
whisky, in:. 1 tle-v luuil.- tip tin Ir inimla
not to be itate to l-urn or murder to
carry out their purpose.
ANOTHER LEVCE Bflf AK9.
The Itftult la Mn.l lil-iisli-mn Irrlnue
Httuetlnn In the 111.,,-K Uncoil Cnimtry.
' Sititf vrrsn'T. Lu.. May !i.-The Pan
dora levee, in liosHier parMi. near Ben
rm. broke hist night in several places,
and the water is now eweping down
over a large area of country. It is a
great disaster itiv.-li tug hcavv lo w to
hundred.- of planters. The water from
these breaks will reach 'he Vii U.lurg,
Shrevepott a-id Pacific railwnv,
A di-pat' h from Cr. enwisul gives a
El.-omv di M'liptii'ii of the -i'nniii'ii in
ilatk Bayou countrv. The River
and Cea-t Line steamer X.-w Haven,
with n relief cuinmi't.eof eirnenofthis
city, reachi.l that -i 'ion jn-t In lime to
save WI people and hundreds of head of
uuiles. horses and on: tic. 1 here is not a
foot of d v laud in Unit whole section,
embracing th aisiin, Is of the most pro
ductive ai res in the world.
The TriNR t lotiil.
,Tr.rTiTav. Te.. Mav fi The river
continues to vis. hi-to. and the water in
the lake I-liluhei Ibati ever known be
fore. There Is Kit at l""s of ent'le and
st.s k of all kinds. Many families ate
homeliss. nnd the river is beginning to
run througli Ihe M-wer of the city,
A Tims t'mler Wafer.
CotTMntA. Tex.. May . This town,
with the exception of one street, is
ruder water, and railroad traffic ia sua
petided. ftrBHnlrtna OklNhnmn
WAlilNiirnN. May 11. The president
has selit to the senate the following
nominations for the territory of Okla
homa: Ociirge W. Steele, of Indiana,
governor; K'-l ert Martin, of Oklahoma,
secretary: K.dward R. (ireen.of Illinois,
chief juiiee of the supreme court; A. J.
Seay, of Missouri, mid J. li. Clark, of
Wiscon-iii. a-sisiiite justici-e; W. 8.
Lnrty. of Yirginlii, I'nited State mar
stud:' H-irace Speed, of Oklahoma, United
Illluele Wheat Croe,
PratN'iFiKt t, IU., May II. Reports
received by the state department of
agriculture'sliow that the area of winter
wheat destroyed try floods and fly will
reach Ut per cent, of the area seeded
lust fall. The condition of that lelt
standing will yield alioiit 75 per rent, of
an aveiage crop tier acre. Throughout
the state the condition of the crop ia (9
par cent, short of an average crop.
Reerueel fruai a Wrrrkoel Veeeet.
Halitax. N. ft.. May II. The ehlp
Equator lias arrived at North Sidney
from buctios Ayree, bringing Ciilit. lio
gnu and i lew of wIuhiuiT Sarah Owl
ner, of Dorchester, N. from Rlee
Del Sul for Iliirbadoes. The (fotlfrey
was at i uck by n liuiricuno ou March HI,
lust, iier luiista aud gear becume help
less. Its) ICxcelletit uunlltlrM
tdinmcncl to public npproynl tlieCnlifor
nia liquid fruit remedy Syrup of Figa. It
is pleasing to the rye, and to the tnstc
nnd by gently ncting on the kidneys,
livcrnud liowcls.it clcnnscl the system
effectually, thereby promoting the licnltli
and comfort of ull who use It.
Mr. Jna. Cnrtcr Arrltigton, of King
wood, N. C, wna cured by Mra. Ju
Pcmon'a Remedy, of aore on hi fnee,
which hntl Iktii troubling him for renrs.
In aixe and aptatarnnce it resembled a
atrnwlsrrry, and wna perfectly rnw.
Por full pnrtlculnrt of his case aetid for
jinmpblct, to Mra. Joe Person, Kittrcll,
THE SOUTHERN STATES
IVIII he l ill-uely lt,-iieu'iileil III Klehllioilll
nt the t'uvelllnu: I'ei'euionles,
RtcHMciNli, Ya., May 10, Indications
now nre that the attendance of military
md veteran orgiuiiziitions at tho unvoil
ing of the eiiicstiaii statue of (loll. Hobt,
l'l, l.ee, ou .May '.'Htli, will hiirpasa any
loiiner galheriiig in this city. Arrange
ineiiis have been nearly perfected for the
ilieinlaiice uud care of the Military.
I'lic railroads in the south have agreed to
ssiie comniulalion tickets ut the rate of
ne ccnl i ,-r mile, Tho military wiil be
iiarteron iu the nxpo.-ilion building, and
'lie velerall. will be eiil"ituinoil ill tho
.ill soldiers will be fi I gratis. Sol
liers from dales outsidi of irginia,
rtlinhave already siiuoied their inten
: ion of Mug pn -.-ei, will conic froni
Mnryliiud. Wcsi Viiiinia. Nortli Caro
liiiul Soiitli Carolina, i.eoigia. 'I'cnnessii',
Loiiisiuna and Tonus. Vai ions colleges
Ihroughout the siaie. Mich as William
md Mure, W'lishiiiyiou and l.ceiiniver
dlies, Virginia Military iiistilulo, and
Ihe Ciiiversiiv of Virginia, will have
leliyn:ioiiH in' line. After Ihe ceiO'iui
uies oi the day arc over. Ihe military
will U' given ii dinner at the exposition
DISCOVERED A VEIN OF TIN.
It lias Just llcen r ound In the County ot
Atlanta. Ca.. May 10. Mr. J. S.
Thriisher. of Chattanooga, Tciin., ami
linlge John Cuniiiu ;ham and J. T. Mc
l.einlon, of tliiscily, have liiade a dis
soveiy ha h will make them inillion
lires." Thee gentlemen have found it
eiii of silver and tin in Cherokee county,
iboiit lorty mile-1 rum Atlanta, and near
ilioioun of Canton, ou a piece ol laud
IH lied bv tlielil. Helore aliuolllicillg the
li-oo.r. a thorough test was made,
in. I it a.s proved Is-yond question that
llle vein ol till is forty feet wide and
nine feel deep. The ore taken from sev
lai I'oinls along the vein as-sayed Ik-voiuI
the liulio-l lioH'sof the dim oVeroiN
The sih. r veins which run parallel to
Ihe t in vein, also assay very rich. As
IIII I, a- lieier l-.i'll discovered before ill
I'.iyiii i:.iiilili"s ill the I'nited Stales,
iiii, n-i oi.-n in I berohee county iscon
. t . I , i , , I .i.i i , 1 1 .rtanl liii.l, A company
v ill at .'in e I ,- foriin d, and work coin
'iiciice.l io iineiiith this hiililen treasure,
1 he t , teiie stooM'il llounitui! Itose l't.
At I any. lla.. Mav 10. The cyclone
ihaivi il d this section the other day,
. . -1 1 1. . i . , i ,
ola,-,l Mii-.n m iai,er cihiiilv, ii ni.-w
the In es ill n new griiiind al
I-'- o lace, ami one could walk
icro-s Ha lllllte llehl oil lllllell lolts, II
rose t h, ii. went aUnil two miles, ami
ili, -a ,i.,ihiI down on allot b.-r nlacc,
v llel'e ll-ees, IWil hollsos all'l II gill lloll.se
were I, ' el, l;oiie giiniud, and two no-
lis s IV, lo .-lil'pled. lleleii r .so aullill.
md a I - 1 1 mil" iiiilln-r on ii eaiii" down
hi 1 1 1. - --!..; . planlatioii. blou iim down
' I 1 1 -1 1 illilellUI'ch llllll doing c. illsldela-
ole daiii.i...'. At (iilliiuiville lion-, sand
i,vs were blown down. At )iip.iiilN
liou-er. w.'i. blown over, and two negroes
An I ml,, rile ItruliKltl to Her Sens,-,
I'Ttci. N. V.. May in. Ouei.f llielm-U-cilt's
coiilined ill tho nsyliiui at I'res
loli, Cli.-na: go county, was i-ciired into
her sense-, lo tho lire that desir.oed the
biiildim:. She escaped frmn the nsim
by it window, reached the roof nod then
r.vl, ,1 along Ihe ridue Isiaid and roll-e l
ihe keeper's wife from slumber, thus
saving her life.
Tbii leen Isidies have Is'en taken from
die nuns, and the prolsibiblii-H are tbal
lies,, me not all. There are several foot
f debus iu tiie cellars, ami it is Iboiicbi
itb, r li-dio- are buried there. Due Issly
was found si niie disiaiice from the liurii
A New Klinl of tvtlllnn tn CmiKn'ss.
WasiiinuioN. May lit. Senator Duller
lias presented llio pel it ion of nine fami
In, ngitn'guiiiig seveniy-twii persons,
isking congress to appropriate slim per
"iipitu to enable tli.-in o i-migrnte lo I.i
Is'iiii. and m.iiiilaiii tin iiim'Uis, there for
six months. The -nttoii has a prinlisl
heading, indicatiiig an organizisl move
ment to slipHrt the sehenie of whole
sule leisirtatioii of the colons I ho;ic of
lUesouili lo that country. An aecoiii
imiiying paH'r tives the testimony of the
neighbors ol the m t dinners lie lo their
worth ami iessvlubilily.
A 'lanrous lletenst of Farmers,
WasiiimiT'iN. May ID. Judge Crisp,
of (leorgiti, ill his tariff shis Ii in the
house, among oilier things relating to
the fanning inlere.ls of the country,
said: "The way In Is'iielit tho farmer
is In reduce his cost of living ; not to
deluge him with pa imt d lilies on agri
cultural products. Ho buys everything
he uses at Ihe prot.s-tisl markets tho
dourest in the world and sells every
thing he has to sell in the free trudo
uiiiikct the clic.-is'.t ill the world,"
A fleoraln llallroMal Arrldent.
CBAWFiiiinvii.i.K. (In.. May 10. There
was an accident hen', on the iniiiu lino
of the (leorgin road, caused by the run
ning olf of ii freiuhl car. li had n t
on. plunging oer the cross-ties somn
illslntiee Is fore it wua discovered, ami
did considerable damage tn the truck.
The accident eau-isl the night passenger
train to remain hero until 7 o'clock, at
which time the truck w lis righted, ami
the train once more bad a clear road.
This is the third stimuli up III year this
road lias bud here.
The ratal llesult nl a Cat Ulte. r"
Panvii.i.k, Vii., Mar 10. A colored
mini named David Stokes, who lived in
liiH'kingliaui county, N. C, struck at a
cut, when the enraged animal jnnis'd at
him ami fastened its teeth In hit wrist.
The cat held on so tenaciously that ita
bend had lo U' cut olf U'fore it grin
could lie relaxed. Stokes wna token sick
at once and died soon thereafter.
Klllnl by a railing Treva.
L.itlltuNiiR. On,, May 10. A shocking
acclileiit (scurrisl in O'NeiU's mills
district, this county. Mr. A ndrow Coon's
little Isiy, alsuit VI years old, rut down a
tres. li did not fall to the ground, but
lislued against another tree, on a limit.
The lilllo fellow waa tiamiiig tindtir it to
cut iiwav the limb, when It gave way,
fell tisin bint and broke his neck,
A Mighty roar UeoU
Pr.NKAinl.A, Fla,, May 10. Tlie fisher
men who went on a strike hern a few
dars ago, have returned to their work
without obtaining tholr demands,
II In said that frost waa seen In the
liiiiiiiiiis k hinds, near Docker stutlon, in
linker county, Ua., on Friday.
The Anhevlll Cltlacti lv
The latest local newa.
The freshest State newt.
The iK-st grncrnl newa.
Crtsncrnl find neciiil commcnta.
The largest subscription list of any
scculnr pnistr In the Htat.
The best odvertiainK medium in the
A full staff of able editor! and corrce-
Tit nentcst, ncwsnssi aim mun niu-i-prising
nnr In North Cnrolinn.
Ita efforta art always devoted to th
upbuilding nnd development of th r
aourcci of th State, particularly tb
Wee tern aecthm,
, ftiiheisrintlnfl. If) fsrr SUinum I 13 IIS
months tM) cent per month, , ,
EVENING, MAY 13, 1800.
It will pay you to iiiBjiect
our boautiful lino of Fine
Dress floods which wo put on
sale very cheap to-dny. Tril
liantiiiCH and CashniereH in
colors and stripcH. ChallicH,
GinKhnnis, fiicniidincs, Kni
broidciicH, Flouncings, Silk
Ilntcslio, Sateens, I'crsinii
Lawn, ri'iiit4, CrosHbnrrcd
Muslin, Itiicliin, Van Dyke
The celebrated Morrow
Fine Shoes for Ladies always
For Dry floods and Shoos
nosTHJ imos. & wkiaut,
No. 11 X. Court Square.
The entire ittut'k nl
hu-luiliiie! tint' UrtiiH'hcH, Hutton ami Urucc
l-:$-0 NE-THIRD OFFI-1-3
licjiiinlltsK 4 it' awl. (in wc Intinil In the fat ure
to lm mitttiiiK liut KiillU (lulO anil
Strrlmi! Silver Jvwelry.
ARTHUR M. FIELD,
South Miii Hi. ArthcviUc.
W.A.Blaik. J.V. Ituowx.
No. 3a Patton Avenue,
M'AFEE BLOCK.OPPOSITE BLAIR'S OLD STAND
We are now ready, and in
vite our friends and tlie pub-
lie generally to call and ex
amine our well selected stock
Which we aw offering nt rock
bottom prices. Undertaking
a special feature. Culls at
tended day or night.
Telephone, day 73, night Go
BLAIR & BROWN.
RICHMOND & DANVILLE R. R. CO.
Western Nurlb Carolina Division.
PA8HKN0KR TRAIN 8CHKUULK
lla KreacT Mnrrh a .11
Tola Mrrlillan time usril when Dot othrrwlsr
Ar. Hellshurr, I antlam
' Danville. ln.lllora
81 Bern I
,T Knh lKh.
vnt.hlittru. 1 1 fltlnm
No. Btl "
" ll'oshlnKion 71iinn
1 1 2opm
"No. 50 "
l.. Nrw Vork,
l.ynchhura.l 54opml 507am
1 IN lam
11 35am I
' No. 59
18 ell pm
A. A S. ft. It.
No p m
700 p m
507 n m
8 -M i p m
l.r. Hot anrlnas. Arr.
Arr Astievlllr. Arr.
Ar, Itrnitrremirdle, "
MtlMI'IIV BltANCH. '
(tlslljr cscrpt anndey.) I No. 17
L.T. Ashevilic, Af.r856Din
It 10 am
Ar, Waynmrllle, " I IMpm
llrvsnn City, " 045 a m
WrstArld, L. BIO em
Nos. AO anrf 51, I'uttman Kleeiicra hetwetn
Orts-nslmrt. ami Morrlstuwn
Nos. 511 and 5a Pullmnn ,nn5Vt nireplna
wars nciwcvn r.oi smn, sim wnsnineion,
Aslwvlllc I. Iiirskfnst Htntlna flnr No. 50.
Hickory la ' 52,
W. A, WINHUMN, D. P A.,
AshcTillr, N, C.
JAi. L. TAVtXia.O. P.A.,
Weshlnatoa, U. C.
PRIVATK BOARD. '
NflW HOURHl NBWLV PUKNIMIHU
ALL UOOUMH IMPROVKalKNTS,
' MRS. If. B. ATKINBON,
MHa. Ml Bawe)e4 teres . ,
THE "HICKORY INN,"
HICKORY) Ne C.
A POPULAR WINTER RESORT.
Average Winter Temperature, 5a Degree.
The Hotel in handsomely
Klectrit! LightH, (ias, Hot and
the conveniences of a modern
dress ' "
GLEN ROCK HOTEL.
In 100 Feet of Central Passenger Depot.
ASIIEVILLE, N. C.
A mittlern firnt clnm lmie. Hot anil eold water nnd hntha nnd toilet on every floor.
HlectHc Ih-IIn In every room. Ojtrn lire In office and Krati in bed room a. OIKit, dining
rnuin, Inm-h fountrr. dnr nm! new ulnnd nnd liar nnd hilllnrd room on nntt floor. Klet
trie Kirtt't can pintM door every 3 minuten. Kkhmond and lanvltle rnilroad calinK houmr,
niinutt-H fur mtnl.
RATES, fl.00 PER DAY.
A. G. IIALI.YBURTON.Prop.
J. M. IIRVAN nnd WALTER UREKN, Clerlta.
Wc nre now oflV rinK lcelnl lmri:n)nn in everything. Our buyer, MR. J. O. iroVYKI.L, !
now in the Northern mntketH. We are tfttinn to nell oimIii at pHeen io nit cveryntMly. Wc
linil fntni rifirrit-iK'e ttint l.ow Prieen 1I0 more tti help out it dull day than a tilg tobacco
I malt. We nrv now cIHuk on our third car load of Clover and Gnus Secil. and expect to
k BvlliiiK un the tenth car load of
ttrfurr the year in out. A few pnira of Mrn'n Heavy Boot away helow rout, nnd oar
Kiniinlon hlue for LntlUn nt 'l i iMH)tively the chenpnt nhoe on earth. Men's $1.Aol!aU
at 7rn nml SI Hnttt nt 4-ne., nnd n tin-nt ntnny other things that will Aftonlnh you.
r.KAIIAM'rt llo.Mli-MAlUt iSIKMi U the fuvorite with all the fnmiera. We only mention
thin to -how that wc urv ou itoml terms with the Alliance people and aixee ling them stacks
Ashevllle Dry Goods Co.,
J. O. HOWBI.L, Manaaer.
At 0I1I stnnil, 1st floor below I'cnnlmaa Co. 'a Hardware Store.
iH0TEL ST. ARMOND, 1
8KXANI MINERAL, SPRINGS, N. C.
ElKht Miles) South of Atthwllle, on Ihe A. A S. Rnllrond.
40 MIM'KAL SI'KINC.S.
The anntysle show. Iron, Alum, Hpsoai, Mnanrala anil White Hulphnr. Cerce Rheatna
llstn, IIIihhI IHsrasra, liysirpsla, Insomnia, Ncnrotis Affection, and all Kidney Complaint..
Commmllous house and m-oiiiuls. Cul.lnc excellent. Term, reasonable. Address
aprfl iitf nanaffer.
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS, STOVES,
HEATERS, RANGES. TINWARE, Ac.
SANITARY I'LVMUINO, GAS AND 8TBAM FITTING,
TIN AND SLATB ROOFING,
AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC GAS LIGHTING AND CAJ.L DELLS,
AGENTS FOR "ROYAL" OAS MACHINE. AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER WORK FOR MILLS SPf CIALTY
New Store Under Opera House,
No. 43 Patton Ave.,
Bstlmatea Cheerfully 01
furniHhed throughout, Jias
Cold Water Baths, and all
home. For terms, etc., ad
TUB FINIiST SI'KINC.S SOUTH OF SARATOGA.
Mctall Dealers la-
AaheTllIc, N. C.
yen on all Work la our (.Inc.
Kdltor AshevUle Cltlsrai
That our many frlrntli may know how w.
are ftttlnc oa w. will .tate that we took la
la Hotel ant Btore
99,000 In Vive Week.
Took la laat tfatarday ovrr $7(K). 78 of
that was hotel, balaac. .tor. Hotel irais.
tend M that day. Itad n.Ooo arrleals la
A months, Our ati'ck Is mammoth 800 kti
lona aad IS feet wlds, Tell the balance of
th. world lo com. and see "Old Chert" smile,
aad bay foods of as aad save 10 to 3S per
novlAdtf . . CHRmtBTKH t IWIN.
UOfllEI, CARRIAGES, BUCKSMITHIttS.
To theettlscns of Ashcrllle aad ekialty I
eroaM announce that at my ehope on Collrn
ateeet, ntit to Woodbury-e eUbUe, I am bet
ter prrpnrrd than errr to do work la my line.
Wajons, HnairleB and Carrlaaee maaafaet-
ctaltlea, aad perfcet setMacUoei aaaraatMd.
- ' 7 ' --- " mww niinifsng M SeilllHI .OQ
ay charm aes dcreta.