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ASHEVILLE DAILY CITIZEN: THURSDAY EVENING, MAY SJ2, 1800.
The Senate Still Indulging in Sil
SCRAMBLE FOB 0AKADAT8 PLACE,
Leeda, Valentine and Swords Are
Candidates fbr 8errpant-at-Arms
of the Senate To Vole on the
Tariff Bill Wednesday Hirer and
Harbor Bill Deferred.
Washington, May 80. In the senate
this week the discussion of the silver
biU will be continued tiuleflnitily. Sev
eral of the wen tern senators are down
for lonjr sptiecht'8 and the end of the de
bate is not yet in sight. An effort will
be made to hold a Republican omens
to come to some definite understanding
as to limit of deliate, but the discussion
Is likely to fill out the wifk at least.
To-morrow after 4 o'clock is to lie de
voted to eulogies on the late Represen
tative Kelley, of Pennsylvania, and
Saturday, as usual, will be giv-ju over to
The liimse will conclude the tariff
discussion this week. Twice the con
sideration of the river and harlmr bill
has been iKistMoned by action of the Re
publican caucus of the house, and it was
understood that it would lie called up dm
soon as the tariff bill had been dis
Another Contested Election.
The tariff biU will be placed on its
final passHKe on Wednesday anil it is the
intention of the elections committee
which has right of way to call up the
Contested election case of McDuthV (Re
publican) against Turpin (Democrat)
from the Fourth district of Alalmma on
Thursday, so that the river and harbor
bill will nut come up liefore the follow
ing week at the earliest, unless a caucus
should decide to allow it to be brought
forward this week.
The elections committee has reported
in favor of the seating of Mr. MeDutlie,
the contestt-e, ami a minority report has
been filed by the Democrats favoring
Mr. Turpiu's retention of his seat. Fri
day will, as usual, lie devoted to the
consideration and passage of private
COL. CANADA YS PLACE.
Hen Who Want, to I to the Cerebus
of the Henato.
Wasiiinoton, May 20. It is settled
finally that Hcrgcunt-at-Amis Cunaday
of the senate is to resign. It is now de
termined that Col. Canaday will hand
In his resignation today to take effect
probably July 1. His successor is to be
chosen at a caucus of Republican sena
tors. It is likely that Mr. Leeds, of
Philadelphia, ex-Representative Valei
tine of Nebraska and Col. Swords of
Iowa will be put in nomination in the
canons, but tt looks as though Mr. Val
entine would have a clear field after the
first baHot. He has the hocking of the
west, and he will get a few votes on the
first ballot from .New bugland.
Deputy Sergeant-at-Anns Charles B,
Reade was a strung candidate to sue
ceed Col. Canadav. almut the strongest
in fort, but Saturday night at a late hour
he wvtlulrew from the race m favor i
Mr. Valentine. His withdrawal prolialily
setties wo ngnt lor succession. Mr.
Swords will receive a comiilimentary
vote from Iowa on the first ballot, but
he will likely lie withdrawn after that,
leaving the contest between Mr. Vuleu-
tine and Mr. Leeds.
The position of sergeant-at-artns and
doorkeeper of the senate pays tjtl.lK!!). It
Is considered tiarticularlv desirable lie.
cause of the patronage connected with
it, ine scrgeaiit-at-arms is the exeeu
tive officer of the senate. Col. Canaday
nas nem tne position or sergeant -at-armg
lor nine yeurs.
Prowl-dings in Congress.
Washington, .My a). The hiniM) cini'
tlnaed ciiusnlvriitloii of the tariff hill, and
Mr. Haynv, uf rriinavlvtinta, renewed the
enntroveray conioruliis Mr. CatupMl, uf
Pittsburg, by having mad latter relli'itliiK
ninii th character of Mr. Hynura, of Imliiiim.
ThaUut.r retorted by iiisiniiatiiig Hint .Mr.
Bayn wu a liar and perjurer. Au arriiiiunl
ens debata (naurd and Mr. Hynum wanccn
lured buturs the Imr hy the iHmkr.
The senate uul bill piirourlnttnir IHD.
00V for a atHtu of Hon. (ir.iut m Waalilngtini
and a number or olaur bill uf uiinur import-
Attachment Attains! I'ltimmor & Co.
Ei.izahetfi, N. J., May SO. An at-
lacnment suit for .in,iioo WHs tx-gun in
ne union connty court ny tne Hark
ammer coniiany against the firm of
John F. Pluiumer, Allwrt T. Plummer
and William 8. Darling, which recently
failed in Mew York for over tl.UOO.tsN)
liabilites. The firm is said to own con
siderable real estate in L mon county.
and it is for the purpose of getting hold
of this that the attachment suit has been
A Saloon Town Wiped Out,
Biocx City, la.. May 20. Covington,
the saloon town across the river aiwut
which so much has been written, was
burned. In January all the buildings
on tne west slite of tne only street were
burned and this last blaze took all those
on the east side. Nine buildings were
burned. Mix of them were occim ed bv
saloons. Very little of the contents was
aavea. mere is no probability that the
town win ne rebuilt.
Death of Klplrjr Hones.
Brooklyn, May 20. Ripley Ropes,
president or tne urooKlyn Trust com
pany, state charities commissioner and
one of the largest South American mer
chants in New York, died at his resi
dence in this city yesterday at the age
of 70 years. He was one of the most
prominent men in the political, business
and social circles of Brooklyn and leaves
An Engine Jumps the Track.
' Joliet, Ills., May 20. An extensive
wreck was caused on the Alton about
two miles this side of Wilmington, at
Prairie creek. Twenty flat cars loaded
with cinders are piled at the place
named. The engine jumped the track,
tearing up the rails for a long distance.
No one was injured.
Wirt Dexter Dead.
Chicago, May 80. Wirt Dexter.easily
the leader of the Chicago bar, died at
his home, 1721 Prairie avenue, at 9
o'clock Saturday night, after only two
hours Illness. Mr, Dexter was born at
Dexter, a little town in Michigan, in
lttUD. His illness was a congestive chill.
METH0DI8T GENERAL CONFERENCE.
Dr. ajrfooa' and lr. ritagmld Hasted
St. Loms, Mo., May 90. The election
ot two bishops took place, after prayer
ful consideration and a due sense of the
truportanoe of the occasion. There was
Mngular or formal nominations, but
aoh delegate voted for whom be pleased.
Ob the first ballot, Dr. A. O. Haygood
received 171 vote, par haps tlie largest
snajority tver cast for bishop. The re
sult of tha vote was received with happy
fourth ballot, Dr.' Oscar P,
ntagersld was elected, having received
1M votes. ' It required 187 vote to sleet.
Dr. Hatood was sleeted to this office
tallies, fat declined because hsoould
not then lay down the educational work
ha had in hand, being at that time presi
dent of Emory college, Da. He u the
seoond man in the history of American
i I; ...i i i ..i ... .i , . i. n i
bishopric twice Joshua Soule being first.
ut. uaygoiMi is not a meiuoer oi tne
general conference, and, under all the
circumstances, his elevation is significant.
Dr. Fitzgerald has been, for twelve
years, editor of tho Nashville Christian
Advocate. lie has seen service In the
west having lieen for several years a
leader among the Methodists of Califor
nia. He is a nntive of North Carolina,
of yum extraction,
A NOTORIOUS BURGLAR
Ha Been Arrested, but Not I'ntll He Bad
Blown Muy Safes,
Atianta, Oa., May 20. W. O. Sim
mons, the safe rolilier, is in custody of
onicers, w ho will lake mm to Clinton,
Ala., wlieie a reward of m-Joo awaiU the
enptor. Simmons has a record a afe
blowers record and chums Union, (la.
as his liirth place, anil he began his life
oi burglary unci tiiell m dial seel ion.
In IHhil, a safe was blown ami bur
glarised at Turin, (la. Soon after thai
a safe was blown at Snwdtist, (ia. i al
Fairhurn, (la., a wile had to yield up a
large amount of moiiev : then Clinton.
Ala., fiirnii'hed $1,100 to a safe mhlier:
also Yerlmitii, Ala., was viMleil for i'lTa).
All these were traced to the notorious
niinmiins, hut lie managed to get out of
the way each time, Not long ago he
went went, it was I bought, but the safe
blower failed, at last. to elude arrest.
and was captured just after he had stolen
S-ilMl from a tourist at Koine, (la. He
is not likely to blow safes again soon.
A I'lenle Tarty 1'lika Many Partlrs,
Atlanta, Oa., May 4l. The annual
celebration of the Colored Men's Protect
ive society took place near Westview
cemetery, aliout three miles from the
city. 1 here was iulc a crowd, all in
lor a "giMHi nine, unit tbev hail II A
iiiiantitv of whisky was on linnd. and as
me milium began to uvt drunk thev
would quairel and light. The place of
me picnic w as iieyonu I lie jurisdiction
of the city ilice. and the negroes had
things their own way. Finally theslierilT
was informed that a riot was nlmut to
break out among the negro picnicers.
hut liefore a iosse was got ti gether
hi repair io me scene, a courier stated
that the row had suMded. Several of
tne negnies are badly wounded pcrlian
iuuui.v in i ue aiHiomen, nice. Hack, ami
cuts and ImiMw tell "a tale of wis-." It
was purely a colored picnic, and some of
inein win not mrget it.
The Mayor or Maron laaurd a )ulet tMlrl.
Macon, Ga., Muy ail About u month
ago the mayor quietly inwu-d mi U-t
that certain localities should lie i-leiinil
of a vice that was obnoxious to the gen
eral puiuic. uiese places became noto
rious, and the mayor ordered them all
closed, and they have lieen Hosed ever
since, in the same tuiet way the mem-
uersoi we sniriuig irateriiuv were or
dered to hiitle their chiiw into gr his and
leave tor httv henls. In a fen duvxnll
fie gamblers will have gone, ami the
faro-rooms will lie left to dust and colt-
welis. lee order wss iriven ai mii.ik-
that only the police mid the buekers of
lie tiger anew of them.
Mrnnui Shipping (-nerta to I'tsli.
BlltMIN(.H.M. Ala.. May 30. Chilton
county, Ala., is furnishing comerbt to
tne Aiormon faith. Fourteen passti
unoumi in-re. in ensrge ol two elders,
andalsnit thirty mine will mkiu lie on
their way, from the same county, to
uwn. it ik sain that at .Memphis tiny
will lie joiiM.I by jiio fru,,, Tennessee
As AiUsiir In Cotton tioiMli.
CuLflllUS. (in.. Mnv 20 TI, mill nf.
Ilcei-s here miy that an advance in cotton
goods is necessary in order to keep the
iuii m going, as i ne raw material has ad
vanced in nrice. The twenty-live inch
plaids has Iwen advanced to' live and a
quarter cent, ami twenty-seven inch
piaius to live ana tnree-uuarter cents.
The Chin-na-tiael Convb ls.
Joukt, May '.'n. Icrrv ( I'Doiinell. the
ex-ileputy snerilt who colispirisl with
(Iraliaiu and others to corrupt the Cro-
nin jurors, was ni eived at the N-iilten-
tiary, and eiitereii uism his three year
term, thus adding one more to the Clan-na-Garl
colony now Is-hind the luirs.
U'poiiuell was put to Work in the wire
Starving Himself to Ifc-nth.
AloNTltKAl.. Mnv JO.Donald .Morri
son, the convict who has passisl sixteen
ulIVS WltllOllt tlMIll Hllll Willi Mile llM 1
delilxrately starving himself to death.
will be visited by the minister of jus
tice. .Sir John Thomnsoii. Morrison
thinks that he is ill treated in piisouaud
is siowiy commuting suiciue.
Itesponulble I'or the I, labilities.
WooliHtltv. N. .1.. Mav 20. Tim five
directors of the. Mnliica Hill branch of
the defunct .Merchants Bank of Atlantic
City discovered that they were in law
responsible, with the director of the
Atlantic Citv lianit. tor the liabilities.
They are correspondingly depressed aud
The Oldest Volunteer Dead.
Manhiluin. (J.. Mav 20. Aiurust P.
Putzeker died here, aired Ml. It is
claimed that lie was the oldest volunteer
soldier of the rel-iliou. Uu was Isirn in
Moscow, Hiissia, in 1HI0. He enlisted
in Company A, Mneteeth Ohio regi
ment in ictii, wueu in year Old.
A Maryland Hta' 'sinan's Death.
BaLTIMiiIIK. Mav 211. Slate Senator
Charles n. Adams ditsl hen. Last Mon
day night while at the Concordia club
ne was seized with a stroke of aixmlexy.
from which he did not recover. Senator
Adams was a native of Fredericksburg,
vs., auu was ui years oiu.
The gtihicy Hlrlke Over.
QUINCY. Mass,. Mav 20. The iminite
woramen striae is over ami the cutters,
polishers and blacksmiths iisuiuel work
today. An English syndicate is negutia-
Ing for the iiurchuse of the irranite busi
ness oi tins city, it is said tiiut S'l.msi..
0U0 is involveiL
Georgo Ki amds Train's Trip. '
Nkw okk. May 20. Among the
passengers arriving on the steamship
r-imna innu L,iveriss)i was tteorgu
t rancis Train, who started at once by
sisjcial train for Tacouut, to coinplote
uis journey arounu tne worm.
An Original Ited Man Gono.
BaI.TIMoUK. Mav 20 John E. Cham-
tiorluin iiritlunf flvun 1..ul k..H,
aged 84. Ue was a memlier of the Old
lellowsfor sixty-three years, and the
last surviving charter member of Pocar
noutaa tribe uf lieu Men.
minded Ills Grandmother.
Fort Doikib. Ia.. Mav 20. The 7.
weeks-old son of Mr, and Mrs. A, B.
Hancock, of this city, jabbed his little
fist into his grandmother's eye and th i
oiu lauy now nas only one optic.
Senator John G. Carlisle.
FRANKKort: Kv.. Mav 20. John fi.
Carlisle was elected United States sena
tor by the assembly in joint session. He
received 107 votes. Mr, Adams, Hcpub
lican, received 19.
Vice Preslifcnt Ootldartl Resigns.
Chicago. May 80. .1. F. Ooddard.
vice president of the Santa Fe road, has
resigned, and the resignation was ac
cented to take effect June 1,
TfiB Belgian King So6K8 English
HEFEAES QEEMAN EN0R0A0HMENT3
The Prospect of a r'ntnco-ticrnino
War Inspires I'lieasiucHN In I bo
Netherlands Knglnml iN'slres o
Cbango In the Map of the Conti
London, Mav SO. The visit of the
king of the llelgians to London proves
to have U-eu not solely for the purpose
of attending the uiiveiliu. of the Prince
Consort stat ue at Windsor, though that
was its only ostensible oliiect. llisde-
veloied by a close inquiry in circles Wt
Informed diplomatically, that King Leo
pold is anxious in regard to the cou-
tinuiHl indeis'iideiice and autonomy of
Belgium. He ls'lieves that war between
Germany and France is imminent and
he fears that in the general alteration of
the map of Kurope th.it will follow, llol
giiim will lie ab. 'i-lii-d by her big neigh
lsir on the eai. unless she can find
strong friends :o siipsii't her claims to
continue 1 iu.lepeiiiU u v.
Hugh- "I s iiillueiii - has .more than
once ls'fon Ihm'Ii thrown on Belgium's
side when ipiestions of (ierillilll pretell
sioi s in that direction have In vn at issue,
and King LeojioliVs real reason for vis
iting London at this time was that he
desired a personal assurance from Lord
Salisbury that Kiigland would guarantee
Belgium's neutrality in case of a Frauco
(tcrumn war. An interview was had
accordingly anil the desired assurance
Dngland a Willing Ally.
There is no doubt that Kiigland would
go to any length iiipiuvd m order to
prevent such an mcre.ise of Wcriuun ter
ritory and power as wfiuld lie involved
in thi1 acipiisitiou of either Belgium or
Holland, toward Isith which countries
the (ierinaii statesmen are suspected ol
instantly ca.-ting greeny cyi-s.
The recent meeting of Lord Salisbury
and Mr. Hludstoue at dinner at the
Grand hotel, was furthermore arranged
for the nurisw of making Mr. Glad.
stone aciuainted with this renewal of
the understanding Is t ween England and
Belgium an to lie a guarantee of tin
tatter's position of neutrality in case ol
It is part of the unwritten law
British statesmanship that the lead
of the opisMitiuii shall la made ac
quiiinted with the salient features of
tb. lfiivi-i'imii'iit m ikilii'V mill tin. tiroM-nt
instance furnishes an illustration of this
custom. King li ild also visitiil lr,
(jrludstoiie oil WcdiH-Mhiy and had
long con version in with liim. fhe re
sult of the king's trip to England , it ii
iHdieved. will prove to have had a lilghl
Ism fii ial eilect iiisiu the l'utuie lionilioii
ol uis coiintrv.
(iluiNlone Attract Cbni-ell (Iim-ik.
LoMsin. Mav III. Mr.lii!nlstoue after
Ills s-ec:i at LrfS'stort .Saturday evening
remained in the town over night, being
entertained at the residence of one of
his friiinlsaiid admirei's. Yeterdav
is his invariant,1 custom, he attended
church an I his presence had the effect
ot crowding the church with worsht
ers and s i.ttii. l is m emerging
trout tin-cliun li alter the service. .Mr,
Gladstone found a large crowd otitsiil
wailing to t mid gnvt him, and he had
to submit to an enthusiastic, though do
coruiisly quiet impromptu reception.
The .Mole In John Hull's Kyc.
Li iMs ix, M,iv '.Hi. Mr. Gliidstone has
written n litter in connect ion with tin
SiU'ibiii ts'tilion in wtiich he savstli.il
tile uo.ermuellt ot Ullssct Will Is. Ill.-tl
hen in returning any note sent to it in
regard to the treatment of the exiles
with a coiiiiiiiiuicatioii calling the at tell
tmu of the British government to the
'brutal slaughter of Irish ncoblu" at
Aiilcuciisiowu some time ago.
Paws. Mav in. General Boiilangel
has written a li tter from the Islam
Jersey in which he say tnat In- no longer
desires any iiitermiiuarv Is-twi-cn him
self and his siipHirters, mid he therefore
dissolves the isiiiiaugi-t national coin
mittce. The Boiilaugisl journals publish
tne letter without lUaKiug any comiueut
A Consular Agent's Niilt hle.
liOMMiN. May 2l, Mr. Thomas Mi
Clieaue. coiisniar agent of the I'uitci
States at this place, lias committed sui
cide at Soiitlisea(.asile, near Portsmouth.
lie shot himself with a revolver. Ni
reason for the act is at present known.
A Steamer's Holler Explodes.
Makxkii.i.ks, Mav an. One of tin
boilers oi the steamer Villi- de Tangier
explisliil Here, lliree of the crew ot
tne steamer wen Killed and four wen
badly injured. The steamer stlstuitled
Twenty. four Hours' UonI.
PkhTII. Mav 20. The iniverumetit hio.
intnsiuiiil a mil in tin- Hungarian diet
providing that workiiu u snail rforui
no nitsir on nuiidays. nut shall have con
tiuuotia rest for twenty-four hours.
Prague Strikers Itesiime Work.
pKAilt K. .Mav 30. Theim ater isirtion
of the cugiiiis-rs who went on strike
here have resumed work.
Wlxard anil Napoleon In 'Prison,
San 1 HANHsin..Uav 20. -Jake Schacf
er, the "wixiird." iu coiiiuiuied by Frank
8. Ives, the vo iiig "Naisihsm' of bil
liards, arrived in mis city from Chicago
by the Central 1'acilic train. It has been
Is-lieveil Here that Schlleter was coming
to this citv for tlin ojciii-, juiiiiumm ,,f
meeting Professor Mct.iecry in a l,(Mxi
iNiint game. Schaefer to give discount.
Such is not the cose, however. Schaefer
and Ives arc making a tour of the world
and will leave for Australia Immediately
sue- tne coming inutcii. wiiicii will bu
gin at Metropolitan hall .May 20.
Pension Krautls PiinUlied.
Md.WAt KHK. Mav 20. J. H. Tonrte-
lott , the clerk of the Shawano county
couit, was convicted in the United
States court of having defrnude I the
government out or a is-iision, lie was
sentenced to two years imprisonment in
tne state nr sou at wauii,.ii. and to tmv
a fine of gl,.SKI. His accomplice, Joseph
(ian'ier, who was his iliiw, was sen-
tencea to uay a line of hi. .thi anil to be
imprisoned In the house of correction
for six montlis.
It tmcellent QmIIIIs)
Commend to public approval thr Califor
nia liquid rruit remedy syrup ot rigs, it
to.,th nd i?.0?,"""
and by gently acting on the kidneys,
liver and bowels, it ciennsea the svstcm
cflcctunlly, thereby promoting the hcntb
ana comtort of all wno use it.
Mrs. Joe Person's Remedy cured Mr.
R. K. lilllott's child of scrofula in the
ryes, after nil other remedies had failed,
and the curt has proven permanent.
THE CONDITION OF CROPS.
Bad Weather In the Northwest, Fa
vorable In the Atlantic Stales.
Washington, May 90. The weather
crop bulletin for the week ending May
17 says: The weather during the juist
week in the northwest, including the
states of the Missouri and upper Missis
sippi valleys and upper lake region, was
generally nnf'avora'o'.o for growing croiis
owing to low temperature, which was
accompanied by trusts, causing some
ininry to fruit and retarding growth of
Drought continues over portions nf
Minnesota ami North Dakota where
high winds have tvu lored some ri'til iut
ing necessary. Mote rain is needed in
Nebraska and Kansas while the exces
sive rainfall in t In .dalisof the tiliiii
valley, attended by culd wealher. has re
tarded farm work, the ground being too
wet for planting.
In the South Atlantic slates condi
tions are more favorable, and cotfo.i.
corn and isif.itiK's are r 'liorted as very
giMsl. Althouuh planting lias ikm-ii de
layed by rains in New lailaiiil ami the
middle' Atlantic stai . the crop an 1
fruit conditions are reiiorted as favor
able and the grass ami grain excellent.
The weather i otniil miis were lavor
able on the Pacific coasi and crops were
improved, but a continuation of dry
weather in ( iregon will result in some
injury to the grain crops,
Chicago Waiter May Strike,
Chicago. Mav SO. The threatened
tietip of the big hotels by the waiters
may occur belay, affecting file Palmer,
Grand Pacific, 'Tiviiuint, ilriggs. Coiu
uiercial, Siiitherii, Woodnilf and Col
umbia. A lueiiilh'r of the exirntive
committii' of the Ctilinarv Alliance said
a general movement on all these hotels
would ! made today. I he committee
men, he said, had reached the conclu
sion that the hotel keepers wen- putting
them oil' lor tne purisise of preiiaring to
defeat tlleiil. I'olnv the cinuiuittcc
would make a filial il"inan I. ami. if re
fused, a general strike would follow at
A IjIM'Ollllllivt I'AploilfM,
Namivii.i.k. Tenn., Jlav Thn-e
men met instant death near Danville by
the explosion of a boiler of a locomotive
drawing a freight train. The train,
which was Is'twei'ii Paris and Ki-ui, was
going the grade letve. n li.invilie and
(ravel Pit when the explosion ix-currcd.
The accident was caused by stay IhiHh
giving out. The engine wa thrown
from the track. Five cars loaded with
merchandise were demolished and
Matthew Conner, the engineer, Genrijc
SI till, fireman, ami Jack Whcatley,
brakemau, were killed.
A Bankrupt Order of Honor.
iNlUAN.viiil.m, May ill. The Unite.1
Order of Honor, whose affairs have
Wii in the hands of Kecciver Bradry
for some months, was coniiilet. lv wiiss'l
out when the ri'cciver suh,nittcd his re
sirt. lie showiil that there were debts
aggregating -.tHM. but he was only able
to collect x. UNI all told. The court al
lowed the attorney in the case isaon and
the receiver the remainder. After inly
ing the court exiM'tisc the creditor get
nothing. The order was once in a very
" A Capitalist le Picnic.
B.w.TiMniiK. May Ju.Tlie Pennsylva
nia Steel coiiiimtiv ha s. ut invilalioiis
to a large nniulier nf tiromiiieiit un
tliroiigiioiit the cou.itrv to attend tin
annual reunion of tin Mockhnlilor and
diivctor of tlin coiuii'iiiv at Snarrow
Point, May SMI. TheisciMoii is cxis-cted
to bring togetiiernlioiit i'si of tin- lead,
iug caint.il.sis of .Sew York, l'lliladel
pliui, LlalLiuore ii.i 1 t'ltiNlnirg, and
liiiinUrol the t'oiigivssuieii at Wusli
Hotel Pireiil Allaniir t'hy.
Atuvntic Citv. .Mav '.'ii. The t islsmie
hotel caught tire and was nnrtlv con
sinned at I o clock hniel.iy inoriiliig,
The hotel has but recent I v nis-neil for
the summer iiikI is one ol the lurgent in
town, llie origin of the tire is unknown
but is suppovd to Is-incendiary. The
insurance is light. There were thirty
inmates, but all cscap.il unharmed.
I he house will ! immediately rebuilt.
Seven Lives Lost.
Kingston, (int.. Mav 'JO. The Jessie
Drcck, a two masted vessel, ('unsized oif
iuie .line x-onii. .naiiy Mstie waicill
1 . , , ,
her as she struggled iigimist the storm
i lie sunnier iiiram caiviu started ui
the lake ami an hour later found the
waterlogged llni'k floating on her side.
1 he crew wen- drowned, as the ves
caMiced too quickly lor any to be saved.
oeveu uvu were lost.
I'iiiiIc at a Clit iiH.
KlNtiKTii.N. N. V.. Mav During
the pcrt'nrmnufe of I,ees circus here a
sivtinn tit the reserved seat unllerv fell
carrying down several Inmdrisl srsoiis
ami causing ure.it exciteim ut. Many
tM-rsons were cut and bruised, but the
only severe injury was to a iimu whose
leg was broken. Die iroiirietor nettle J
damages witb the injured persons uiou
Mrs. Leslie Will Not Marry,
Nkw YoliK. May Mrs. Frank Les
lie, who Is now In 1'ariN. entiled a dis-
iNitch to Louis 11, Cramer, manager nf
ber iiublkatious. giving au emiihiitic
denial of the resnt that she wa about
to uutrry tue jiarijuls IJe LvuvUle.
The Weill her.
Increasing cloiidlm. and rains with
local storms; warm southerly wiud.
NtUOi;rs Or' NKW8.
Emmons Fllslne tins ruslunnd bts poaltlnn
ss saalstant Ut l'n'lilunt Usvl, of Ui Wml
viruinis Uriitrsl rHllniad.
Kilmuoil Hlursls Crawfiiril, lbs Kw York
batik thief wtio h-uh run duwa by detuetlvss
In SihiiiUIi llntiiliiriM, lis wiosukI from tlio
nailers who went Inildliig lilin awaiting' i
trwlltlon wMn (rum tli United HlaUM,
Itsstlnii Itssslik aa Itallaa boutblack, wa
instantly klllud by an slootrlo ligut wire In
In tli ess of Mr. VanitsgrlfU eonvlrtnl nf
sttuiuiitltis to tsilmin ber ion al HnriliiuUin,
N.J., juils UarruHia refussil to grant anew
Tb msrrlss of Walter Dstnrosnh to Mis
Mnrssrnt Hlsln, at tbe riwlilani' nf the
rntary uf Mste, furnished tb mut brilliant
woldlns of tb Wblngtiin nan.
Tb PmtiyUirUn iiniiiml mwinblyst Hara-
UKS, N. Y oonllnaod tuuinitiii mvl.lon.
lir. Crosby favorwl the eniiiniitliw rutsirl,
whit lir, I'tttteriwii. tlnverniir lluavvr sad
otlK-r npuoMHl Its ravnliillunsry.
Frits Eiutuat b turnud ovur bl Albany
rvliliu and IhVMliU In Ih.iiiIm to lit wife
and will Dsnalt lir to curv a Ulvorc with
out a riiiitisit.
CoiiarMinaa Frsnk Lawlor, of Chlcaso,
snnnoiir tbat b will nut M aoaadldsu (or
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It will my you to inspoct
our bonutiful lino of Fine
Dross (ioods which wo put on
stile very choii to-day. Fril
liiuitincs .iiikI CtisliiiKTcs in
colors mill stripes ('li allies,
(Siiihtiius, Urciindiiies, Km
broideiies. Floum ii gs, S: k
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Muslin, Kui'liiiiix. Van Dyke
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Fine SIioch foi'Lndies always
For Dry (ioods and Shoos
1JOSTH! DKOS.iSc WltKSIlT
No. 11 X. CourtSquuro.
The entire utm-k ut
liii-luilhiK flue Itruui-hm, fluttons nnd Bruce
KraiinllcM of rust, s wt Intend la thr fntuir
to keep aothing lint Solid Oold anil
Stcrlina atlvcr Jrwrlrj.
ARTHUR M. FIELD
Mouth Malu tit.
V. A. Itl.Atlt. J. V. l&UOWN
No. 3a Pattoil Avenue,
M'AFEE BLOCK. OPPOSITE BLAIR'SOLO STAND
WV ait' now icatly, ami in
vitc our fiifiidH and (ln pub
lic nfiicrall.v to call and ex
amine our well selected Mlock
Which we are offering ut rock
hottoni priccH. Undertakiiifj;
a hiMt inl feature. Calls ut-
tended day or niht.
Telephone, tiny 75, niylit G5
BLAIR & BROWN.
RICHMOND & DANVILLE R. R. CO.
I'AMKNOKN IISrASTM KNT,
Wcstcru North Cnnillnn lilvlalue
PA8HKNOUR TRAIN SCIIHUI I.K
Ma ItrsscT Msrrh it.1l
7nth Mcrlillnn time uwd wIm not utllerwliw
" New York,
1 H'timl lanopm
1 1 Sliipm
0 auu m
No. an 'fNoTM""
lisllr. I linllv.
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7 3lfint 0A7pm
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Lv. New York.
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linnvlllr, t S Ummf "Oflnml
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nnlrtsliom, I 'jmiiim 5lMlpm
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Ar. Aahevllle. I T'J'Jnml 4JWim
t until incr. 1 1 lilt mini I mum
No. (IK I
A. N. N. R.
ll 117 pm
A40 p m
1D42 pai "
"J " MIIHPHY BRANCH
No. ia'niitly enTit Homlay.iT'No" "17'
0 To amTl.r. Aalievlllc. ""ArTattfl o ni
II 111 ml Ar. Wsynravlll. " I I HA o m
UA4 pm " llryaon City, " B4fl s m
6opin" Weatnrld, Lv.leiOsm
Nn. (to and ol. Pullmnn
OnTnhoro and Morrlatois
No. 02 and ns Pullmnn nuAVt Mlrcnln
wara lartwrrn no ninn antl waanington.
AancTlii I nrrnai( Biatlua lor NO. oil,
" tilnncr " " " nil,
Hickory Ii " bji,
W. A. WINBUMN, fl. P A
Aahvlll. M. O
JAS. U, TAYIIH.tl. P. A
waaniSKUMi, it. c.
NUW MUU8BI NBWLV VURNUHHU
ALL MODKHN IM PROVUM BNTfl.
MRS. N. B. ATKINSON,
No. 811 Haywood Kmi .
GLEN ROCK HOTEL.
In ioo Feet of Central Passenger Depot.
ASHEVILLE, N. C.
A modi-rn Aral etnaa hotel. Hot and rntd water and hath and toilet on every 'floor,
Itlrctiii- liella In evcrv rnnm. llu n tire in office and urate In lied room. Olfivc, illnlns
i-oom, lunch counter, dear am nnm at and and bar nnd hllllarri room on flrat floor. Hkc.
trie atrci-t cora pnaa door every 20 minute. Richmond and Danville mllroad i atlna houae
'in minute for meal.
' RATIvH, $3.oo PliR DAY.
A. G. IIALLYBURTON, Prop.
J. H. RRVAN and W ALT ICR liRKKN, Clerks).
ROUND KNOB HOTEL,
McDowell bounty, N. C.
AN HOUR'S RIDE FROM ASHEV'LLE ON THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
A alinrt iliatiiiii'e fr. 111 the fnol of the Pinnacle of the lllui- Kldae, from which linlaanilc
iirrricanr ennatnnllv lilowlnit. The acencry I plcturciue, walk wild and varied, and
wutcr iuri- und iilntnilniit.
LIT1IIA WATliK A FHW BTUI'S I'KOM I'RONT IKMIK,
IU.HCTKIC IIKI.L8 AND MATH KIMIM8
MIi:CIAI. RATI'.H IVK! TO FAMII.IKH.
Opciin June sal. for Term, addreaa '
J. BULOW ERWIN, Proprietor.
A WIND STORM
May Comic and o, lul we are Here to Sell Coodsi nnd are
;oiiifC to Sell Them.
DID YOU HICAR WHAT VK SAID?
Wc have Straw Hatu 1 mit to i to cent each. Kplcndl'Minc of tShot i'lirairr Ihitn any
thir houNc wv them. Muc imil Ten Uunrtcr Rh,rtliK liy tl-c ennc. Print., i Inhtimt,
Sec, tVc.t at any price yoa would ask tht-m. Some nil 81 Ik lrtn Ooorii 15 rrnU iK-r yard.
Would May murv hut till will convince yon.
Ashcvillc Dry Goods Co.,
J. O. HOWKI.I,, Munncrp.
At till) Htaitil, iHt door liclow rcnniinnn tie C'n.'i Hardware More.
TAYLOR, BOUIS & UROTHERTON,
Wholcanlc nnd kcliill lirslera la
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS, STOVES,'
hi:ati:kh, rangixs. tinwahk, &c.
SANITAKV I'l.KMUINC., CAS ANH STIiAM I'lTTING.
TIN' AND SI.ATIi KOOFING,
Al T(M A TIC i:i.KCTRIC OAS LIGHTING AMI CAM. ItlXUt.
AGENTS F0H "HOVAL" GAS MACHINE. AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER WORK FOR MILLS ASPECIALTV
New Store Under Opera House,
No. 43 fatten Ae.,
Katimiitc Chrcrlully C.lvro
marl l I v
bottom. If th dMUr cannot upjlFjroBj
V. L. DOUGLAS
$3 SHOE GENTLEMEN.
IIMtTKIT, HMTV LMN OnUl M QlM,
Rit In th wviinl. Rvntuli
XT ItA V4l.li
S.OA and SlI.TS HIIVUl U'UIU
ik.n's Ah AM.
.la BIIVH N'HM
i 0oaTa, Button n
i. to snun run mibseb,
HERRING & WEAVER.
TLANTIC COAST LINB
On snd after tills risU the fbllowlns ached.
ulc will Ik run ner It "Columbia IHrMoa,"
No, 08 leaves Cohimlils ., a. 30 p. nt.
Arrirca stchsrlratoa S.80 p. ss.
No, 88 Learn charleatiin T.JO a. ai,
Anire atColumbla 11.8S a, m,
Connectln with train to .nil an. all
Point oa th Chsrintl. Cnlamhla Jk Am
aiiata and Columbia Onenelll HaUroad.
nrx Zw '"urn. " Ttmw! rs M
0 tgpj -
. T. M. BMRRaON. 0a. Pas. At.
J. P. t)BVINB.(a Kipl ,
Aahevlllc, N. C.
on all Work In our l.lnc.
tidltor Aalievlllc ClUsra:
Tbnt i.ur many fricnil may know how or
.ire (riling on we will atat that e took In
in Hotel an. Htore
9,000 In VIyc WeeKst.
Took In last Saturday over VTno. $TA of
that wa hotel, balaucc store. IJulel reai
tcred 3A that day Had n.OOfl arriral In
.1 month' . (lur t rk la mammoth .kmi feet
Ionic nnd I It fret wide. Tell the balance m
the world to come and arc "(ltd Chcd" smile,
and huy good of ua aad save lo to 3A per
nnvindtl H. N. CIIUIIKSTBK At M'N.
Street Car Schedule.
Uralnnina at 7 a. at. Bndlna IU.OO p. m.
Car leaves Hquarc for nil Mlnt na the
hour, nnd twenty and forty minute tlierc
Schedule ear connect at Hqur.
Train car and ukkKC ear meet evcrv
train. I Hie valise allowed each pamenar'.
Biiggugc trana crrcil from all Hillita In the
city for SA cent.
Tlllt AHIIKVII.I.B HTKKRT KV. CI I.
Chicago & Alton R.R.
FAMTKHT K OUT II Ttl
KANSAS CITY AND THE WEST
Aahrvlllr lo Knnasa City In ST hours.
Arhrvillr to tN-mer In Al hour.
Aahrvlllc to Hnn t'rnncl -n. California, and
I'ortlnml, Orcson. In A dav,
rtailhl Vrallhulrd Trnin Ht. I.owl to Kn'.
na CM v. Mrcllnlna chnlr rnr free.
Pnrnill Inliirninilnn enll on or write lo
r A oent
No. 10 I'attna Ave.. Aahevlll,-. N C
J, CHARLTON, U. I. A Clucaao. Ill
Aabvvllk, N. C, April II, I "HO
The eopartnerahlp heretofore calallns; Is-
twecn the unilcralsned. under th firm name
of PULLIAM A CO., I thl daydlasolvcd liy
matual eosacnt. Th debt dut by aW firm
will bt paid liy Lawrtnoi Pulllam, aad th
debts do to said Arm will be paid to him,
aad ts bualne continued hy him.
D. C. WADUItLL.
To our patron of the past I
I hav thl day sold my Interest and Rood
will la tb Innraaat business la Aahevlll to
Lawreno Pntllam, who will cmMum th
buMnrss. I bespeak (or him conManane
of tout patrosa-. . , ..
D, C, WADDBLL.