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I Containing fall dally report of th Oen-
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VOLUME VI. NO. 32.
ASHEVILLE, N. C, TUESDAY, MAY 20, 1890.
PRICE 3 CENTS.
A place planned and devel
oping as a
Situated in the
OF WESTERN NORTH . CAROLINA
A region noted for health
fulness and beauty of
An elevation of 3,800 foet,
It is being laid out with
taste and Bkill, with well
graded roads and extensive
A desirable phico for fln!
A good opportunity for
profitable investments. For
illustrated pamphlet, ad
dress, LINVILLE IMPROVEMENT CO.,
Unvllle, Mitchell Co., N. C.
BOII MAR CHE.
FOR GENTLEMEN JUST IN HAND
SOME LATEST DESIGNS PRETTIEST
SHADES OP SILK.
NEW AND ALL GRADES.
USEFUL AND ORNAMENTAL.
aa . maim t., ashbvii.lk,
kths M.ca ran
BOOKS, STATIONERY, FANCY 600DS
Views and Sketches.
Waits. B. Own, w. W. Wtw,
MiaiUfil A IIIFAT
UMlH CI Wtdl,
(minor, to Walter B.Owjra)
RKFER TO SANK OP AlHEVILLt
REAL 1ST ATE.
Loan Securely Placed at
Real Estate Brokers,
And InTcatment Agenta
Loaa. M .arcly placed at per eent.
OlMt 94 ft a Pattoa Art. Second door,
JENKS & JENKS,
RIAL UTATf ADO INIURANCI IROKEM.
PIUS INaURANCa PLACED IN TWBNTV
OP THB BKSrT COM PANUSS IN
AOUNTIOP THB TVAVBLRRH'LIPRAND
ACCIDBNT INaUftAMCB CO., OP
BTATB AORNTB POB THBDITRU1TPIBB
AND BUROLAB PROOP BAPB CO.
4k 10, McAiVe Block,
a pattoa Art., Astoria., M. C.
IF THERE IS ANY
0 W E R
I R T U B
A LU ES,
A R G A I N S
GROCERIES, FEED, ETC,
A. D. COOPER,
North Bide Court llouae Square.
ELGIN CREAMERY BUTTER, 28 CTS. PER LB.
Ice Cream Freezers, 2, 8, 4,
6, 8 and 10 quart, at prices
ower than ever. Hammocks
at 08c, 11.28, fl.48 and
f 2.25. Beautiful line of Fans,
Berry and Sauce Dishes by
the sett or dozen. Matches
(large boxes, 800,) 25cts.
er dozen. A new lot of
French Satines, beautiful
patterns. The prettiest lot
of Ginghams andChambrnys
in town ; solids, stripes and
ilaids. We are daily expect
ing Croquet Setts, 4, 0 and 8
ball; also the Harper Fly
raps, best made, at 18cts.
each. We have a very com
plete stock of goods at prices
that are sure to please. If
you will take the trouble to
come to see us before you
my we shall be satisfied. We
do not claim to have all the
goods in town, and are not
giving them away, but we
are selling them (lots of
them) at very low prices.
No chromos, no free gifts,
no avalanches, no cyclones,
no humbug. Everything is
guaranteed; and as hereto-
bre, the best place in town
to trade is the
(Formerly of Lymaa Child),
Strictly a Brokerage Bnalneaa
Loans atearaly placed at B per cant.
ARDEN PARK HOTEL
AND COTTAGES. .
10 mllca South of Aakevllle, oa A. B, R, R.
- $40 00
.... IS 00
.... a oo
Dinner and Tea Partlea oa oneday'. notice,
Thoa. A. Morrla, Prop.,
aprtO dtf Ardea, N. C,
20 SOUTH MAIN STREET, ASHEVILLE, N.
For sixteen years I have
carried on a Drug and Pre
scription business in Ashe
ville, striving at all times to
buy pure Drugs and sell no
goods that are not strictly
first-class in every respect,
Kverytmnpr - warranted as
represented or money re
funded. My goods are pure
and fresh and my prices as
low as the lowest. Prescrip
tions filled at all hours, day
and night, and delivered free
of charge to any part of the
Mr. J. Taylor Amiss is with
me, and will be pleased to
meet his friends and custom
MONDAY, MAY 26, 1890,
At IO O'clock.
Pour acre divided Into lot. situated on thr
wet aide of Main atreet, opposite Captain
Paffff'e dwelling, between Cherry elrect anil
Ht.ro ei avenue, on .treet car line and within
three minute.' walk of Public Square, Thr
larger part of thi. tract i. well shaded. Lo
cation most desirable, the adjoining property
being occupied by the Rev. W. 8. P. Bryan,
Capt. McLoud, M. J. Benrdcn, W. Kldgetey
Pennlman, Poster Bondlry. A. J. Rankin and
other, of the beat dttsens of A sheville.
TERMS BA8V One fourth ensh, balance
in two and three years.
Por farther particular, apply to
T. P. & GEO. H. STARNES.
We are showing an
unusually large and
attractive stock of
Clothing, Men's Fur
nishing Goods, Hats,
Shoes of all Kinds,
Dry Goods, Fancy
Goods, Smallwnres &
Carpets, bought with
great care, marked at
short and reusonuble
The line embraces
all grades from low "
priced to very fine.
One price system.
7 & 9 Patton Ave.
flei-ring & Weaver.
IN SHOES OF ALL 6RADES,
Asheville. N. C.
THB DAILY CITIZEN
FACTS AND COMMENTS.
Boss Quay cxpre.net his contempt fur
public opinion. But public opinion got
there first in this contempt business.
A young lady hasevolved the following
reflection on masculine Washington:
The aaddeat words of tonaue or Den.
There are too many women and nut cnouKh
All the local politicians in Louisiana
tell Gov. Nichols that he can never
elected to any public office again. The
governor, though violently opposed
lotteries, is willing to tuke his chances,
"Wb akb to be protected from the pnu
per hen of Europe by a duty of 5 cents
per dozen upon eggs, which have hither-
tofore been free," cried Mr. Andrew in
burst of eloquence in his tariff sjiecch and
mniden effort in the house.
Bismarck himself could not have better
uttered the true policy against the slave-
trade in Africa than did Cnprivi in his
speech recently. "Bullet and Bible must
act in the cause of civilization. Without
killing slave dealers youcan nevernbolish
It is interesting to note .how rapidly
trie hard-headed llismnrck, who never
changes his opinions, is ticing left behind
as a hoiieless back number, while Glad
stone, who constantly changes his opin
ions to suit the new needs of new occa
sions, still continues among the leaders
of his time.
Mr. Ckisi1, of Georgia, has a crisp way
of putting tilings. He covers a deal ol
ground in his remark that the McKinlcy
tnriff bill is class legislation in behalf of a
class of men who nrc thus being pnid
back out of the public pocket their con
tributions to a campaign fund. New
A hill is bclorecongrcss forbidding the
display of the national flag lettered for
advertising purposes. It isn very proper
bill, but the sensibilities of the people have
already become quite callous through
seeing nbout everything in the heavens
above or the earth beneath pressed into
the service of Mammon.
TiiHHKisapontofficein ldnhocalled Deer
Valley, with a mail twice icr week. For
six weeks last winter the only letters re
ceived came for a young mun from his
girl in Chicugo, and the inhabitants fin
ally became so wroth that they arose in
their might and ran him out of town.
Detroit Free Press.
It is about a year and a hall too early
to talk much about candidates for the
next presidency. There has seldom been
time when so mnny people in a party
were united upon one man as arc now
united upon Grover Cleveland. Tin
great and growing popularity of tarif)
reform also points logically to the nom
ination of the man most of (ill identified
Cknsi'S enumerators are warned by the
census superintendent against receivinj:
any accretions to their salaries from
cities under the Siecious plea of helping
them in their ascertainment ol the popu
lation. The superintendent clearly sect
that the additional compensation is a
danger that might lead tocxaggcrntcd re
turns. St. Louis and Chicugo are prob-
bly the two plans aimed at.
Tub railroad construction inthel'iiited
States in the first four mouths of Is'.H)
aggregated 1110 miles, of which a littli
less than one-third is to be credited to
the State of Georgia and North Carolina.
The Southern States, with the exception
of South Carolina, are making notable
extensions of their railroad mileage.
More than half the railroad construction
thus far this year has been in the South.
vidently the bcom is working south o'
Mason and Dixon's line.
It is an exceedingly happy deliverance
that the democrats have cxcriciiccd in
the late Mr. Randall's district. The en
tire press of Philadelphia, without dis
tinction of party, unites in characterizing
ex-Mayor Vuux us u man of the highest
character and strictest integrity, who
has displayed a broad intelligence and
usefulness in all public positions. His
nomination has caused the republicans
to pause and consi-'er whet her it is worth
their while to make any nomination at
all. It will be a useless waste of jiowdcr
if they do.
Ik Tim McKinlcy bill ever becomes a
law, its crude, uncipiitnlile provisions
will probably produce a chorus of denun
ciation from business men. It is not
given to the average member of congress
from Ohio or anywhere else to frame a
bill levying duties which shall not abound
in defects. Much is cxjx-clcd from the
senate in the wny of remedying the most
onerous clauses of the McKinlcy measure.
No bill should be passed by congress thnt
makes open war ugainst any class of bus
Tampa, on the gulf const of Florida,
the American terminus of the Tampa &
Hnvana steamship line, promises to be
come an important point for the receipt
of Iruit from Central and South America,
trade that has devcloicd with great
rapidity in tiie last few years, Cnpt.
W. H. Marshall, commander of the
steamship Charles Morand, which hut
been in that tradeduriug the last season,
says that Tampa is a first class railroad
and steamship terminal, the vessels com
ing alongside the cars, with ample depth
of water from the gulf of Mexico, and
that this port is sure to be developed
into one of the first fruit Rrts of the
OF NEW HOMES CO
A FINE CLASS OF RESIDENCES
Talks) Willi Prominent Contrae
torn citizens) Maklusr Hotnca.
Avery Carter has been erecting a num
ber of houses in and around Asheville,
"I am now about through work,"
said to Tub Citizkn, "on Mr. (. S. Ad
am's house three miles from town, near
Richmond Hilt. It contains ten rooms.
The interior is finished in onk and pine,
natural finish, and the roof is of slate,
The cost is $,000. I nm also at work
on a six room cottage for Mr. S. F,
Chapman, near Mr. Adam's house. This
is finished in hnrd wood and cost $1,000
I have just finished Mr. II. II. Carter's
house on Chestnut street. The house
contains ten rooms and is finished in nat
ural pine. It cost $,000.
Mr. J. A. Tenncnt has about $50,000
worth of work on hand, with sixty men
employed. "I am building a ten room
house for Mr. T. B. Barker on Slnrnes
avenue," he said. "The house will cost
$3,:i(K). I am finishing the new electric
light station on Valley street. The cost
was first intended to be $3,000, but ow
ing toenlargrmcnts the building will cost
$6,000 completed. I have under contract
eight housX-s that will average $2,750
each. They will be finished in natural
pine. I also have orders for seven five
room houses to cost $1,000 each.
Mr. Milton Harding, who is one of tin-
contractors for the government building.
has just completed a handsome house in
rosiiect I'nrk for Mrs. Smith. The
house has ten rooms, and is finished in
natural pine. It cost $4,000. "Inm build;
ing n nine room house to cost $2,000 on
Stnrnes avenue," said Mr. Harding, "for
Mr. V. T. Bclote. It will also be finished
in natural pine. I have just completed
a sixteen room house across Beaumont
from Asheville for Mr. B. I'. Davis; cost
Mr. T. E. Davis: "I am about
through with four houses for Mr. Rich
mond Pearson. They arc on Eagle street
and cost $3,000 ench. Two are of brick
and two of wood. They have eight
rooms each, and all arc finished in pine,
um also finishing two four room houses
on Eagle street. They cost $700 each.
have the contract for a nine room
house for Mr. T. W. Murr on Academy
street. The house is to be finished in
pine, und will cost $2,000. I will soon
build for Mrs. Mitchell a very large and
handsome residence five miles west of
hereon the Ingle farm. Mr. Geo. Heck
will have erected on his projicrtv in West
Asheville a stone tower ninety-five feet
high, for which I have the contract. The
tower will lie thirty-five feet in diameter
at the base, and twenty at the lop. A
winding iron staircase will lead to the
top, The tower will be used as an obser
vatory and will be open to the public."
J. E. Dickerson's and Dr. J. S. Grant's
handsome houses on College street are
nenrlycompletcd. Mr. Dickerson's hou-
contnins eight rooms and Dr. Grant's
ten. They will both be finished in hard
wood downstairs und pine upstairs.
They will cost $.000 each.
Mr. A. L. Melton will build eight
houses soon. One of them will cost
3.000. two $4,000 each, three $.',. "OO
nch. one $2O0 und one $N00, a total ol
0,800, and an average ol $2,000.
Real Kalale Traiiafcra.
I). W. Cauble and wife to J. P.
Presslv, three eights of an acre
near northern limits nl city $1N7.50
C. D. Illnnton to R. H. G. Bouis,
lot 1 10x50 feet in Shelby Park 000
D. Illnnton to K. II. (i Ilouis.
lot 63x150 in Shelby Park 700
D. Illnnton to R. It. G. Boms,
lot (10x160 in Shelby Park 000
. M. Camplicll nnd wife to J. II,
Itostic, lot 220 lect front on
French Broad avenue 2.200
West Asheville Improvement Co.
to K. C. Mernwctlicr, lot mix
1US in West Asheville 500
F. Dutidson and W. S. David
son to T. A. joiivs, two lots on
Bugle street 2,000
D. V. Thrash nnd wife to R. M.
Holcomlic, 127'n acres in this
H. Thrash nnd wile to K. ni.
Holeombc, 30 acres in this
.Jenkins to J. II. Iluekner III1
acres on the west Dank ol the
French Broad river COO
Geo. Whitehead toC. W.Mnlone,
two lots 45x120 each in sky.
A. Putnam to B. F. Patton,
58 foot lot on Grove street 400
Mrs. S. E. Buchanan to Mrs. H.
St. P. Ilnxzard, 122 loot lot on
Beaumont drive 100
Isaac Weaver to EniilineThomp-
son, loo ioui lot on Mountain
Isuac Weaver to Kculicn Thomii-
son, on loot ioi on mountain
J. B. Bostic and wife to J. M.
inmplicll, two lots in ciuciiiy
R. R. Rawls ami wife to C. T.
Rawts, one half interest in
tract in West End 2,500
I. W. Vnndivcr and wile to W.C.
Rocket, fifteen acres on Rccms
A prominent real estate denier is au
thority for saying thut there has never
been a period in Ashevillc's history when
the pro)ccts for the city were brightei,
in the way of increased values', and also
for Important investments by outside
capitalists. But even this should not
make holders of proicrty decline any rea
sonable offer. "Let the other man make
something," as the old saying is.
NORTH CAROLINA NOTES.
Charlotte's jail has been without an
inmate since April 21.
Work on the Farmers' Alliance tobacco
sales warehouse at Oxford has begun
The Southern Farmer, the suecesor to
the North Carolina runner, has ap
Where 2,000 acres were planted in to
bacco in Nash county last year, 6,000
will be planted this year.
J. C Price, the colored educator and
orator of Salisbury, favors J. S. Cnrr
nomination for Governor.
One hundred and twentv-fivc shares in
the La Grange cotton factory were sold
an Hour otter the books were opened
Deputy Collector Woody of Person
county went out on a still hunt three
times last week and got one eacn time,
There is a large and very rapidly In
creasing demand for and sale of North
Carolina canned vegetables and fruits,
North Carolina is now beginning to ri
val her sister States in the matter of
booms. In nil directions the people are
Miss Rowan Watts, of Durham, ate
hearty supier and an hour later was
found deud in her chair. No cause is as
Mutters arc now assuming definite
shane for work to be commenced at an
early date on a $100,000 hotel building
in est Winston.
Euurne Morris, a fnrmcr near Milton
had pyrotechnics nt his home the other
night and it cost him his barn, two horses
and all his corn ana louuer.
Sufficient money has been pledged to
build a rnhernncle for Sam tones at Ral
eigh and lie will be invited to conduct a
series of meetings nt thnt plnce.
Mr. T. C. worth of Golilslioro, has re
ceived an order from Louisville, Ky., for
175.000 seamless lings, which will be
woven nt his Worthville factory.
At the convict camp near Raleigh
prisoner was shot by a guard while try
ini? to escnoe. He will wear nine buck
shot as a memento of his little escape.
A Northern capitalist has bought a lot
on Ik-posit Hill. Stntesville, on which he
proposes erecting a sixty thousand dollar
cotton mill before the new cotton crop
It is announced bv the president of the
Wnke county Farmers' Alliance that the
meeting which is to lie held there on the
'Oth. is for the regular business of the
order nnd not for politicnl purposes,
The friends of Dr. Cyrus Thompson ex
nect to present his name for nomination
r . . I . , ; -t
oeiore tnc next acmocrniic conveiuiun w
the Third congressional district. called to
meet on the 23 dny of July next nt Clin
ton. Messrs. P. U.IInnes&Co.. of Winston.
hnve contracted for the largest tobacco
factory building probably in the State.
It is to lie built of brick, six stories high.
and will be 200 feet long with a front ol
The commissioners of Winston hnve
called an election to take place on une
7th for the purpose of voting upon the
uestion of issuing bonds for city im
provements to the amount of two hun
dred thousand dollars.
A company has been incorporated nt
a vet te ville to establish a planing mill
with a capital of $10,000, with the priv
ilege of increasing it to $30,000. The in-
eon orators are Messrs. F. S. Dcming, B.
. Taylor and W. W. Doty. ,
Mr. Fred Meets, engineer of thestenmer
ntcrprise, which runs between Wilming
ton nnd points on isortnenst river, ku
overboard from the boat Friday after-
ion, in Lorn: creek, and was drowned
before assistance could reach him.
The Wilmintrton Messenger pro poses
to celebrate the beginning of its fourth
ear in Wilmington on the 2run oi June,
v issuing n sixty-lour page Mate indus
trial edition the largest newspaper en
terprise ever sturtcd in the South.
Sheriff J. 0. Nenl, of McDowell county,
li has been in office about sixteen
cars, has resigned on account of lading
iienlth. and Captain George Garden, for
merly a mcmlicr of the legislature from
McDowell, hns been elected to the va
About 11.30 to-dnv eleven cars went
bv for New York, Philadelphia and Bal
timore with beans, cucumlsrrs, straw
berries, Irish iKitutoes, radishes, corn.
and other nice things. Every day a veg
etable train goes by. Concord Stand
ard. The Oxford Land. Improvement nnd
Manufacturing company's negotiations
for the removal of several targe Northern
manufacturing enterprises to their pro-
crty, arc progressing satisfactorily, and
is likely that
ments in this connection
in oe mnoe
within a week.
Eight colored women got into a fight
near Mr. R. Kornegay's farm near Alt.
Olive. They were picking strawberries,
and got into a fuss about shawl which
one accused another of having stolen.
The latter drew her pocket knife and
slashed around promiscuously, and cat
five ol the crowd.
K. F. Ilnmhright, of Cleveland county.
was enticed to New York recently and
there met two green-goods agents
s by ap
pointment, lklore handing over tltc
$500 he became suspicious nnd refused to
invest. TheretiMin they drugged him,
bent him, and robbed him. He was
found by the police wandering aimlessly
around. He liad become insuue and wus
A syndicate comoscd of Mess-s. Gen
ii. Brown, cashier of the First National
Bank of Stntesville, J. S. Ramsey, tobac
co manufacturer, and P. Barton Key,
Esq., have bought the factory a mile
above the Monbo cotton mills, on the
Catawba river, (known ns the Sea Island
mills), nnd will put in a thousand spin
dlts (mnking a mill of two thousand spin
dles), and hnve it ready lor the new crop
next fall. The office of the mills will be
Tuesday night, in Johnston county,
moonshiner nnmcd Dave Hritt while
drunk fell into a well a this illicit distillery.
While there a barrel fell UMn him and
broke his neck. His son got the body out
of the well. It Was placed In the still
house and two men were left to watch it.
At midnight two unknown men told the
tired watchers they would relieve them.
The offer was accepted, but the next
morning the still was gone and Britt's
body was in the house alone. Why did
the watchers leave the corps. In charge
oi unknown men, and were the latter rev
enue people f Wilmington Messenger,
J. S. GRANT, Ph. G.,
Of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy,
Apothecary, 94 South Holm St.
HARMLESS HEAD AC HI
SS I tin SL, Buffalo. N.V lad IstwMtkasI BrUnOst
FOB SALS B
J. S. GRANT.
If your prescriptions are prepared af
Grant's Pharmacy you can positively de
pend upon these Guts: First, that only the
purest and best drugs and chemicals will
be used; second, they will be compound
ed carefully and accurately by an expert
enced Prescriptionist ; and third, you will
not be charged an exorbitant price. You
will receive the best goods at a very rea
sonable profit. Don't forget the place
Grant's Pharmacy, 24 South Main street.
Prescriptions Slled at all hours, night
or day, and deli vet ed tree ol charge to
any part of the city. The night bell will
be answered promptly. Grant's Phar
macy, 24 South Main street.
At Grant's Pharmacy you can buy any
Patent Medicine at the lowest price quot
ed by any other drug bouse in the city.
We are determined to sell as low as the
lowest, even If we bare to lose money by
so doing. We will sell all Patent Medi
cines at first cost, and below that if nec
essary, to meet the price of any competi
We have the largest assortment 01
Chamois Skins in Asheville. Over 200
skins, all sites, at the lowest prices.
We are the agents for Humphrey's
Homoeopathic Medicines. A full supply
of his goods always on band.
Use Buncombe Liver Pills, the best in
the world lor liver complaints, indiges
A thoroughly reliable remedy for ail
blood diseases is Runcombe Sarsaparilla.
Try a bottle and you will take no other.
J. S. GRANT, Ph. O., Pharmacist,
24 S. Main St., Asheville, N. C.
Special Sales Week.
Close buyers will please note
the following great induce
ments this week :
Black Mohair BrilliantineH
at r0 and 75c, formerly 75c.
and f 1.
Black Taniise Suitinrrs. (50
and 85c, former price 75c.
ano $ i.
Black Camel's Hair ami
Serge Suitings at 75c. and
f 1, formerly $1 and fl.25.
isiacK r rencli Henriettas.
"iOc, 75c. and fl, former
)rice 0.JC., f 1 and fl.25.
l ancy Moliair Brilliant-
ines, f()e. and 75c, former
price 75c. and f 1.
Colored Henriettas at 25c,
Oc, 50c. and 75c, worth
Domestic and I m nor ted
Challies at 5c, 8c, and 12c.
W ash Dress Fabrics. Lawns
and Prints at Hc and up.
Vi-oiwli and iVtmnafSn SI.,
ines at popular prices.
Dress Ginghams and Seer
suckers, large variety.
Outimr UlothB. Table Lin
ens, white and colored.
White Goods. Nainsooks.
iawns, India Linens, Ham-
burgs, lances, Underwear.
Gloves and Mitts. Large
assortment and low prices.
rarasois and sunshade,
the most attractive in the
ity. Prices lower than else
Just received A new lot of
Black and Cream Lnce Floun
cing and Drapery Net.
Bometning flew We sou
the only absolutely Fast
Hack Hosiery in the market
made by Hmith & Aniroll
or Ladies, Misses and Chil-
ren, also lor Men and Boys,
'hey are uruarantoed not to
dye, crock or turn green, or
4 SOUTH MAIN STMEHT,
Opposits Baak f AstrllK. -
Pc iGtSfcrt? mt Thw srs s Iwhic.
IVTVyrofre WSSM M uli , In.
I a s IT" B1w.r.ir..li.. n,,n
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.arrwiB "va.arm sa