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ASHEVILLE, N. C., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1890.
VOLUME VI. NO.
A place planned and tlevel-1
oping as a
Situated in the
OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA, .
A region noted lor neaun-
luluess and beauty of
An elevation of 3,800 feet,
It is being laid out with
taste and skill, with well
graded roadB and extensive
A desirable place for fine
i A tn-u,, if. iinn a&.iiii. i.'i.ci,
A good opportunity fr: FniCy Hearth and Dust
profitable investments. For! We would like
'yutosee them We have
LINVILLE IMPROVEMENT CO.,
Llnyllle, Mitchell Co., N. C.
THE POPULAR SHOPPING PLACE
Noreltleafor the Holldava.
Makes a apecialt- of Mlk,
Wool, Linen and Cotton Ma
terial for Art Embroidery.
Wrapa for Ladles, Misses and
Children, t'nderaear for La
dles, Mlsaca, Men and Boya
A lull line of Superior Hr
30 (south Slain Street.- jo
NOW RE ADV.
LARGEST VARIETY, BEST GOODS
THE LOWEST PRICES.
SOUTH MAIN STREET, ASHEVILLE, N. C.
GVYN & WEST,
" fSnceaaaora to Walter B.Owra)
I ESTABLISHED 1881
.trt TO BANK OF ASHEVILLE. I
Loatta' Securely Placed at
Notary Pttbllc. Cnrnmlealoaera otDeeda.
OfieiCW aaatneamt CoTtaqaaro.
"THE SUN DO MOYE,""" ;
And so does Asheville The arsat haatllna
act la now hetaa performed by all genuine
baaintss atta of the
. OP THB SOUTH. Bverr mns baa hla schema ,
and he relates It In most cam e to not unwill.
..m Wm rfna, mlnil tellina vou that our '
aeheme is to sell all the land and Inourc all
the property we can, before "The Rnitlna centrally Im-atrd, dnlna a rt elasa trade
Neat Aialn We have lust twm apiadnted nh larav praSta. This la the best opHrtu
aurnti for the Old Kellablr Pennsylvania Plre nlty now ffcred In this city. Must us sold
Insurance Co., and w. want you to Insura
JENKS At JUNKS,
REAL E8TATE AND INSURANCE.
Rooms ft 10, RIcAllec Block,
IN Patton Av... Artievtllr. V C.
F. A. GRACE,
ASHEVILLE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION,
rooms, n pmo ave., i y. a c. . rooms. )
Open daily, eao.pt Saadays. rram in a. m.
until t p. m and S until T p.
The terms of subscription arai One Tear
$; mo.., $1 001 8 mot,. 1 1 1 mo., SOcta.i
..." R'jr.?,Aci,,:r z.
woonryi '"-r."""::,"v. " I -:::zu. uu 1
n,l Treasurer, u. m. nwo
B. J. Hatch,
Cltlirn. and visitor, are rdlallv h
t laiwct the eataloe and mie
b . mmheva. aaa
Moots here on Wwlneiiday
und we take pleasure in in-
forming our customers and
friends that we are fully pro-
pared for the occasion.
Itels hntirriiiitr hnniipa nnH rh,nn Tea' "nl'e,, nOIlM,
, tela, Doarriing houses lu((lilljii,P(.'mnnnii(IBer.
families will have no trouble rySets, hig lin after dinner
in supplying themselves with Cioff. es, Custard Cups. Table
. , ,, . . . Mirrors. Hue ( uim and Sau
(.rocenesand Provisions at ml4n jilll0j,es,a,i
'our store at reasonable
We are confident
... . , .
will provide for and
feed all who may i-onie. We 1 cols any in the state. Visit us
have on hand and to rriWXg&
1,000 dozen eggs and 1 ,.r00 1 More goods to arrive this
fresh butter also
5,000 pounds Mountain
A. D. COOPF.R.
Nnrth Court Hiunre, comer Main f r 1 Or
While our stock is largely
composed of the useful arti
cles needed in Housekeeping,
yet we have some very pretty
goods suitable for Holiday
'and Wedding Presents, such
na Japanese Crumb Trays,
i I'aney Match Safes, Brass
i L'.-u. Rn,UU A r,,l,'....,.,
m'ulsoa large assortment of
i Fine Table Lamps, that we
are offering at vkky low fih- ,
: runs to make room for other'
, . ,. .
goods more in our line. If
.you want these goods, price
ours before buying
Very truly yours,
Tailor, Houla & Brotherton.
4:1 I'nttnn Ave., under ttrand Optra llnase. !
; will let thrre. We bet on old Zrb aa being
1 the Imit Plour In town. Wc have Juat revelv-
ed a fresh lot of
KEG AND BOTTLE PICKLES
Comr nd iclvr them a trinl. at
17 South Main Street,
Kent Rotate Hrokem.
And liiTCMlment Ajfcnts).
Loans ae arrly placed at a per cent,
tf4 tk an I'atton Avenna Heeond floor.
8S Pattoo Avenue.
Neat V M C A build's.
( Potmeriir of Lvrnftui Child I
OfUce No. 1 Wuat Block
1 Lon ftcfurcly plttcrd
J. V. BOULINEAU,
j (Rawls lllock.)
Choice Beef, Mutton, Ycisl
EXTRA FINE IAUIA0E k IPtCIALH.
A a.a.1 BftahllBhMl kudu.. U. A .kawlIU
DtH'siu 01 owner's iii ncaitn.
Also, a flrat-rlitM new rvsldriirr. cmtmlly
locntra If tnhen now cmi lit haachfan.
Wfl otTrr a aplnitlld tract of timltar Inatl. fnr
air or na an Invcstmf nt on hnrta. Foplar,
oak and hurku-yc
Rom, krnt Fttrn'ahfd una mifrn.ahf4
tinusrM only a few ml nutans front Coart
WANTHn Two law realflrfiMa, wrthJrvtry
Ci'tivrnlrncr, to rrnt Invnlshed.
JiMT fimieiHiiKit Our new pamphlrt on
ARhevlItc. Full of Utral aintlitTca. Call for
BIGKL.OW & JONKS,
MBAL tSRTATB ANI INVIIHTMUNTH.
(too in M McAAnr Block, 8a 1'altoo Ayratit.
FORMERLY THE EAQLE HOTEL.
No. 66 Sontk Mala atrcct.
Large roons, well ventilated, wanned hy
heaters amd open Sra places 1 table eapplted
with the beat the market allbrda. RatM,
41. Bo per da, SB.00 to .0o per week,
ssio 00 to 80 00 per month,
MRS. L. J. BURNETTS,
sovvedsoi ' ', . rraarta trass.
1 11 a n en IIohh a shoi'I nunt a t
thH'rvHtal Pulac. I Motivates
and 1 fie people generally ai"
requested to call and exam
ine our large stork Xiiihh
Presents, in line Stand, liou-
Ho-:quet and Piano Lamps, fine
lonnn, Ciirlsbnd. rointon s
!"' K'tf"1 Worcvster in odd
pieces, Pisque I igures, etc.
t 0o,,(.ision. our stock ex-
week look out tor them
UooilH tor shipment pncKcn
with great care.
All mull or-'ers promptly rxeeuted. Wr
to ua fur prices, etc.
THAD W, THRASH & CO.,
No. 41 Pattern Avenue
Crockery, Lamia, House I'uralshlnus.
Everybody to see our stock
of Holiday Ooods. The like
has never before been on ex
hibition in Asheville. (iunli-
ty par excellence the best
Assortment large and vn-
ried.-T. C. SMITH & CO.,
onirosite Court House,
Toya from 3c to Aoc.
Pancv Articles for Christmas Presents,
4v to 1.
Toilet ttets, Mirrors,
Roi laier, Cu and Knucera,
Juvenile Hooka, Albums,
Kid Cloves. Lined Leather Gloves,
Linen Handkerchiefs, Plain and Rmbr'd,
Kllk Handkerchiefs aud Mufflers,
Clocka, BearfS. Ties,
Ktc. Klc. Btc.
Por a limited time
a larae discount on
II. REDWOOD & CO.
I Clothlna; Dry Oooda, rlhnes. Hnts, Cnrpcls,
7 & 9 PATTON AVE
j under a common banner and in a com-
' Z.-Jmon country we pledge ourselves to
WEAKKDAlLYKKCKIVlXIITIIKicvery honest ellort to the upbuilding ol
m)ICKHT('ALIKOHNL AND KOU
KK1N KIU'ITH. FLOIMI1A (Ml
aniieh, fhkkii fkih, it'.
K1HHWOHKH. PLAIN AND FAN
CY CANDIES, HlLVEIt HOOK AND
HUOAK TOYS. ( KAl.KKKH, I'HKW-
Tt.TIIK WIIOLKHAhK TIIAUB AT
KAC'TOItY PKirKH. CALL KAItLY
AN!) KKLKLT YOVH HTM'K 1K-
FOUK TUB UVMi l.Kdl.NH.
W ILK IE & At KINS,
13 fATTOK AVB., ASIiaVILLS. . C.
mail oanass wu.L aacarvH i-aoul'T aan
HO LID A Y NEWS!
That we hn vc tJie T iiiriceHt
and BeHt Helw.'tod BttK'k of
ia biodingH from thecliaPHt
to tree calf. Biff line Popular
Authors in net for the Chil
dren, older Children, and ev-
ferybody el He.
NICE LINE BIBLES.
nil urn den. Prnyers nnd
llvmiinla. Oold PeiiH. &c.
Cun't be beat for Dolls,
The new Souvenir of Awhe
ville. New work by Drummond,
Pax Vobiseum,' juBtin 5c.
J. N. Morgan & Co.,
DookButlors, Stationers, &c.
A VERY BUSY DAY AMONG THE
GENERAL MANAGER CHIL
SEVERAL IMPORTANT RESOLU
(The report of yraterdav evening's session
will lie lounil on the iuurth page.
The tnorainu session ol the Inter-state
immiKrtion convention WMsenlU ,,1HH)hBllllh.
tier nt 10:.ll) by President M. T. Bryunt. a gllb.(1(,)Ilrtl,K.nt known as the
A motion win mude by Mr. Hrooke, ol : (,-(,urtniciit ol orKiiniziitiiiiiund innnoye
Texus, tll.it the reu.liiiK of minutes ol meiit unci iipHiiuleil Hon. J. T. I'nlrick
vcsterduvl tli.ucused with and -is
was carried. It was moved nnd carried
that the committee on rules and re(iilu.
tious make their reKrt in writing,
report was as follows:
1 am directed by thccoinmitteconrults
to report the following code of rules and
urdcra (d business:
I. That the convention shall meet daily
at 10 a in. nml reassemble at 3 p. in.
anil adjourn ut 5 p. in.
II. The convention shull observe the
following order of business:
1 . Kcadinu of minutes.
2. Introduction of resolutions.
3. Kepoits of committees.
4. Reports of general manager.
5. Discussion ol resolutions reported
III. All resolutions when introduced to
be referred to their respective committees
IV. All speeches limited to live minutes.
No delegate to Ik allowed but one siKech
except the mover of a resolution who
limy close debate in three niinutcssR.i,ch.
. We recommend tlint the convention
lie governed by the parliamentary rules
laid down in Oushiug's Manuul.
K. lii.iAS, Ch'rm'n.
The president then said that Capt.
Natt Atkinson would address t he con
vention for u few moments. Capt. At-
kinson in a few words regretted taut the
looaccu wureiioui- wun, ""-
proK.-r oisp uv oi una ii.., "'- "
that there is on exn onion (put ..m-
naimirs store mineral specmiens wuicu
would be of considerable interest
Ui-anlutions were then in order and the
. i... u u M.-..
Resolved, Whereas it is the sense of
this convention that all sectional aminos -
itie. between the north and south should
cease; tnut tne nguaiion o. acvuuua.
questions tenus to rciara me gencmi
prosN:ruy oi whuic w..,, -
Resolved. That wedeprecnte ns unwise
and impolitic the present agilullou in
congress of what is known as the nil- M releeted gcnerul manager ol the bu-
lioniil election law -ir the force bill, und rcnu- . accepting the position Mr.
do herebv protest oguinst the pnssnge ol Chilton thanked the nssctiibiv iu a lew
this bill into a law. appropriate remarks.
On motion of Mr. E. Polk ohnjon.or u ws janved that the members of the
Kentucky, this resolution was laid upoiirxc(.ulivc committee lie clccud in the
the table. v, u same mnnncr ns the vice presidents, one
The following resolution Irom North fr(im rIlch ,tnte. The motion wns
Carolina wus introduced: We deplore mouted and the lollowing mcmliers were
the action of legislation which retards e(l.l't:
ihenrnsiierous condition of the Southern iii,mn I . loith. Anniston: Ar-
StiltCS. Una WHICH ICnOS lo seep away
ihe influx of capital to the Southern
states 1 his wus rcicrreu 10 111c com-
iiiiui-v i'i, i..u ..-. ,
The following resolution was Hiiro-
duced by R. B. Boone, of Durham, aui
rclcrrcd to ihe committee: ,
Resolved, Thai the wur between the
sections is end. U and ull billcr remcm-
hrunces thereof are forgotten. M ,
U.....LmI Thnlnilth.'inailOI tne WOntl
nml iii the southern heurt tne uuiica
Sihtrs is one nation ; bound together by
every tie of commercial intcresls and ol
brothcrlv love. .
Resolved, That we, the ciiucns ol the
southern nurt of this, the grandest na
tion the world ever saw, extend to our
brothers in the north and west the rihl
hand of fellowship uud invite them to
come and niuke their homes among us,
nnd aid us in developing this the m-hesl
country in natural resources and th
most luvorcd in eluiiulc and locution of
anv section on the lace of the earth. i
Resolved, That we here issue a call for 1
600,000 sturdy sons of toil uud 500,000
manufacturers of the north and west, to
iniike their homes with us and to join in
the develuumcnt of this land ol ours.
D......!....,! Tl, u, n-,ni,nise no lioliti-
nv., ...... ---- ,
....i...M. n,. ..(.Itil,.,,! whi. nn no htleal
.1. .,.,.1 .. ,u.liii.,il aiiutb. Ihut
till niiuon .01 wmm niv wuiu
m.mt fnvorrd by nature and naturc'i
kaii.w a 111 iiNKa..
One ol the nicwt importnnt commitu-et
appointed to tiinke suggestions and cor-
1 reel gricvnncca met iuc .
S.J. T. Johnson at the Uaitery
hotel lust caning to co.uuder tlj,
road business. "
, ,. :...., 1 1,1. mnrnillO"
The committee begs leave to report
ununiinously, thut it endorses the plnn
adopted hy tlw ruilrotids of selling jf.'
are called "home seekers" and land ex-
ruraion tickets, to promote and encour-
age immigration nnd recommends that u iMirlund river improvement iiaaocintion of t() n Wl lU.HH.rilU. ,ml (,c ,,.,rtinent i upon the smgc andsonounoedita Hie nu
einniiiiliccofthreeoe appointed by tlu- Tcniiessc and Kentii. kv. Aa a prcsid- ()( .,iic slt.,v lias ordered nil the iliciicc that tin empress nMjgiyta,,liirlh
Southern tuter-stutes immigriiuon conr
vention to apply to the several passenger
and trslBc associations for au extension
ol the suleofsuch tickets Irom nnd to at
as low a rule ana as irenucni uine ua cr
ad hen-na the oracticc of scalping
or ticket brokerage makes the sale ol
such tickets on numerous dates nnd In.iu.
mauv ixiinls at low rales ouiataoiis
to the revenue of the trunsportntion
lines selling such tickets, onddiyeris We
V. ....h nviutnul
USCOI SUCH sicacia hum.
....m.rn, the eommittce recommends
that this convention memorinliie eon -
m urobilin sculiiiuii or tk-ket
brokcrnge by an amendment to the In -
mitimem. act. us recommended
by the lnterstntc commerce commission
i.; .l,-ir A.nrth annunl renort as follows:
'Otli. We also rcJBt the recommendu -
tlon ol the third annunl reporsjthat ticket
brokerage be wholly abolished by reqntr-
inn thnt every tierson who sells passen-
uet tickets shall be duly authorised by
the comiinny hr which he sells, and shall
brokerage be wholly nooiitncaiiiy reqair-
exhibit his authority and that the com
nany shall be Held responsioit ior lusacis,
t sl'onld lie pnrt ol any law lor this, .The V. M.C.A.hus tendered nn invi
purpose that the carrier should be re- tntion to the dclcgntes to make them,
quired to redeem unused tickets or unused , selves nt home at the rooms during their
' i r .1-1.... i ..v hrrr. This 111 Vlt IlllOtl WUS UC-
That we further recommend that each
state deleaation to tills convention onng
the action of thiaoon vention to the at-
tnttinn of the congressional reoresents
tives of their respective states snd ask
their erwinerntlon in stearins: (ha pro
posed legislation. Also that the same
state delegations ask the legislature
their several states to instruct their rvr
rvseutntives in congress to enact the leg
islation asked lor by the interstate com
, meat- mission. S. J. T. Johnson,
The resolution brought out a discus-
from nearlv every Mate ami ao.ne ol
j the most able arwunienla were made, i
Finallv the resolution was adopted,
Mr.'F. B. Chilton, ol Austin, Texas,
general manager nf the Southern inter-
state convention, then made bin annual
I mm. Chilton's AimnRSH.
., , , .. j
Mr. Chilton, niter greeting the dele-
gates warmly, said it most rest with the
' future to reveal, through results brought
about by plans laid m this convention,
j how wise and great is the south. Mr.
Chilton went on to any that the object
! of the convention was to attract good
men from all the states and capital Ironi
all nations. We welcome new settlers
in the work ol'plncii g the southern sec
tion ol the union in the place it justly Ik
cunniiasioner. una m ninm. on .0. m ;
i.rv terms he commended Mr. Patrick s
Mr. t. Hilton spoac oi tnc win a iiiwm,
plislicd by the I'loriila bureau which had
sent one ex unit to oosion uuu mn i"
be shown nt fairs in the north, nnd ibal
in consctuencc iibout 000 letters ol in-
iuiry had lawn sent to bureau head-1
A meat deal has been dime in the ail-1
vertisinif line, a contract liaviuu liiea
made by which more than $'J(iii.iilln
1 worth of advertising was wvured. Hue
'ing this year arraiigemcnls lor exhibits
I ot southern products had liceu iiminged
anddisidayed.two in New Jersey and
..'.'.' . .. '..
New . ork nun at inree pi iiusiii .iiiiii,i.i,
also in Maine,
bv trains ol cars was
but as made at
expositions wa. certainly ailvantagc.us.
mid. said Mr. Chilton. "If the means jus-
.iu. ,r .,.,.l,,., who will address
meetings iu the liasl, North and West,
and contend against the prejudice of the
S atea against the South."
ll is also proppsed to use a atereopti
con, showing views of interest in the
south, and a representative will atari
out inside 00 days.
If the convention endorses the plan
aud scoa' of the work as niapicd out iu
1NHH the association w ill lie the most
iBiweel'ol body of men ever banded to
, )k. l'((a wi ,1KV,,i)v
gether for the upbuilding ol nnvcounlrv
In the south will be a marvel to the
.... . . ,! thist unitsn of sen
. . . , wllU.h ,.
i strength can come, we will nt no
taulilav achieve the fuller measure ol
.ur greatness through our own .Itorts
' lis well as mciits.
Mr. Chilton, alter sulnniltmg Ilia re-
port, paid a glowing tribute to lion J.
'f. I'atriek, whom, he s.iid. had Irvii his
1 able assistant for two years and had in
li? 'h. '"SET &
,w, im . J.,1,,, Robinson , who sic
gn, a that Had Iwen said m praise
I A vole ol thanks was tendered
Chilton for his able report ami it
moved and unanimously carried that
nut -iiiiia, j. r.-,.
I ,,,. . .... , ......
(Jcorgin, W. L Clcssiicr, .Miiencus; Ken
1 it .. U.....1.1:... 1 ....i.
, lucay. c ruiie juniuMf". . ..... ......
jnnu, T. W. Poole, New Orleans; Missis,
,jmii Capt.Sam P. Brown. Wholing Val-
h Maryland. Hv li. Allu.rd. Md. Ag.
Cl, . s,irlM Carolina, P. M. Wilson,
Winston; South Carolina. II. K. Imncnn,
Spartanburg; Texas. S. I. T. Johnson,
fI1H.:A. r,...uM 11 M. Aiken.
Knoaville: Virginia. i. W. II. Half
Rocky Mount; West Virginia. C. K.
The convention adiournra suortiy
after 1 o'clock to meet ul 3:30.
WENT THKOUCIIA BRIDGE!
A Nl'MHtCK OF ! AHHKfatJ
A canadlau Trulu Wrecked Willi,
It la Reported, l.oa ol l.lfe and
Minna The Accident Happened
To-IMt at Moon.
Ol'BiiKC. Dec. 1M. a p. m. Word has
iUst Iwen received from St ncph lh- I.
vis that the west bound llnlilux
train went throuull a bridge at
,,nce shortly liefore noon to-duy.
Tne tntire trnin, exivpt the baggage
' " ' " ,
A niunlwr l iHiniHiiKtri wrre
----- - ,. ,
und ii nvrp win- iiijiiiki.
m tiruliira hnvc lccn nvcivcH nn to
the niJmliei. o( billed uiuHniured, but it ia
anjd the curs were smashed to pieces.
. ! "'
.. M t Itrvint. the oreaiileiit ot the
,,..,., mm'lirrntlon associiition.iaii
. . 11 .
native oi ,nsnvuic, iciin. ne is prum-
inrr,t nwVcr. Iwta Ihtcu n uarmlxrr l both
,,rnnctwi nf lhe K,.m.r ussemlily of
- 1 - Ssei.l , wns u delegate to the lust
dcmKrrntlc noinlnntinK witivc-ml.mnl St.
,.,: n,wi I. tirriilrnt of the Cum-
tug oinix-r, ije is i m,st cnuieiii . ...m
in exieiliiing the immense volume .if
business ; he is cotiru-ous to nil. and Ik-
licvrs strictly in conniici ng tne conven
nun on nimr m, !,.-.. ...
n lavontr witn nn ma icnow ocieKaics,
and has made hosts id I'rieiuls with the
other mcinlicrs. No lK-ttcr aehclion
could possibly have Ihvii iiiihIc.
uncoi me pr.ipneiors 01 me ,,run,i
nwra House has cnllcil the attention id
- TitstiTUKN to tlie met mat anine oi tne
J.U.Im im h. fililianli, t lie ehalia
n - -
(at the OiM-rn House. The scat nt one and
tthe bottom nl several hnvc liecn liroken. i
' Scve-nl ciiitcns have spoken 10 Tiik Cit- I
! ijkm alwiil the terrible rncket made by
lie wnin uuo tuc nn rooi iiiiroiK n i"i
i lust night. This noise at limes almost
drowned the voices of the ncturs audit
1 kits been suggested that either the roof or
; the wind be tied down.
i tub v.itiskis is umTniiiii;uiniB,
I TUB litiikn is utini r mnny o
lo Mr. Wilcoxon, ol Ceorgiu,
kcretary of the Immigrations
fcr many courtesies extended ir.
- 1 It to copy reports nnd resolutions in or-
ocr m imuiuui- .,u.n.,
ceptcd and a vote ol thanks to the nsso
ciaiion wns iiiscn.
, A Blew Vork aaapenalom.
Nitw Viihk, Dec. 1H. The suspension
ofBrnstusB. Fard is announced on the
I stock exchange,
He bad no ontstanuing
Cotton FactnrH ol ieorla Wind-
It up Their HuHliieHK.
Komk, flu., Ilec. IS. McChecs & Co.,
one id the oldest nnd strongest firms of
this city, have become hnuncmlly cm-
linrnisscd anil ore winding up their husi-
ness na wholesale urocers and cotton fne-
tora. Their liabililiea amount to about
$10, 01)11; asset about $17'),IMKI. All
the local creditor are secured by more-
. I'lecAiiii. Dec. 18.-S. A. kenn.domg n
hanking business under the name of S. A.
Kl.,m (.-., m,liu- an ussignment this
morning to llenjainin I'. Jacobs. Assets
anil liabilities not stated.
AN INCKNLHARY FIRE.
J. B.STKI'.I.K'H RliHIDRNCK DIC
The fire Alnrni lloeH Not "Work
Hmoke Wm isetecled One Morn
Inn; I jiHt week-The Cellar lloor
The residence ol J. B. Steele, manager
ol tile Battery Park hotel, was totally
nesiroyeo ov ...e .UM n.gm.
was about $7,500, partially covered by
Between one and t wo o 'clock M ra. Steele
, .. , ., o,..i...n.
! " awakened by smoke. Mr. Sleelewns
nut at home anil his wile and her cousin,
Jbn Boydc I Worcester, Mass.,
: wl( la8 Mva living with Mrs. Steele
for several years, were the only occupants
,,if the house. There were no servants on
: the pluce. Mrs. Steele at lirsi supposed
, k t ,,., a wom)
.... . ,
hie in her room, but got up and
u-im into the inarv. adunniiiu.
- -- - -----
was nouiiiiK wiwiik hi.iv, ,mv
going across tie ua a im lie .lining
room, sne uunm n mil oi nik, .mi.
hat there was no sm. me n e aecona
floor, she n once conclmled that the hre
was in the basement, and went through
the snow, with great difficulty bee. t use ol
the drills, to the house ol Ben Collins, n
colored scrvu'it who lived across the
street. He was waked und went to give
the alarm. He tried three boxes, but all
failed to work and the Isell could not be
rung. Mrs Steele returned to the
house utter waking the man
and on going into the dining room
louiid the floor ol that room huruin. A
number of neighbors nnd some of the
hremcn to whom the news could lie sent,
went to the house, but nil their ell'orts
were without avail as the building was
loo far gone and wus soon it complete
Nothing whatever wns saved ol the
contents of the house with the exception
..I u lew articles of clothing, covering and
other small things which , wercgoticu out
when the lire was first discovered
The loss on the house and furniture is
iihued. bv Mr. Steele, lit 7,50li. There
was $3, 750 of insurance on I lie building
This was in the Hartford lire insurance
moatir and the furniture was insured
iu the Home insurance company ol New
York, lor $1.Q00. Both policies were
,1' issued by K.I. Aston.
Mr. Steele is decidedly of the opinion
that the lire was of incendiary origin,
line morning lust week, when the faniilv
got up Mrs. Steele noticcu nMxuiiarsmcn
at the house, ns of kerosene wlncli Hull
la-en lighted but had gone out. On
g'""g to the bust-menl, the door ol
which was not locked, there were
signs of some one having tjcen there, but
no traces ol lire could he louud. This,
however, made her careful and "
the cellar door bus been .locked with a
padlock ou the outside. Last night she
got the kevs Irom their place in the
kitchen alter she found the smoke and on
.i, K..M.......M. i'....n.l
o' mfl'n !onlnheTrin!
. c,.l. ....
ooiHisite the door. Mrs. Steele says
she locked the door vestcrdiiy niter
- A . -.,
noon, wuen i.h.rhik ime, ......i...
She is ot the opinion that the tire waa
starto bv the anine pcra-m who w.w in
Ihe cellar lust we-ek, hut does not know
who ll w ns. Mr. Sulc hud sent word
during the day bv one ol the bellboys
Minn llie limci, eiiav nv .....
home nt meiit. iH-cnusc of the big crowd
at the hotel, and it is thought that the
incendiary ascertained this lact.
THE VORSTlNNX YEARS.
Home liamaae Kane and Mora
senred Telephone and
Alarm Wlrea Wrecked llual.
ness About Husprnded,
WllHt.l.lsil, W. Vn IKf. IH. The most
terrific w storm for six venrs has la-en
aging for 1' hours and n large mioiint
ol damage bus resulted. All telegraphic
communication wns cut off yesterday.
plc tjVy telephone, telegraph and tire
alarm system is completely wrecked and
railway traffic terribly delayed. The loss
is large. The street curs lire not running
nml the hack lines are taking their place.
Little business bus liecn done. There are
lvtly pprchiiiHion ol (IimhI- hi the citv.
Uhihtul, Tcnn., Icc. 18. A telcRram
mvivi-il lu-rc lute lunt evening Ktnira thnt
t1u itii uj in Ufintinkf ia ftiur fcft ilrrn.
Thclieavypreaureolitciiiiselihel)laek.T"1,l'1"'"mr' 1,1 ,h "PT ""last
smith shuns ol the Konnoke car works to
?!'!:. Al last nccoums one man liml
IHfll Klllt'll llllll aCVcrill WOllllllril
A'sr;; vrtis! hyiirta .
The wires are down nil over
I'ittsliuru, Allegheny und llirminghnm, lire lor the psisee. The reason
and hornca were killed and several men lor Ins abrupt riit wns,,com
, badly injured this morning bv contact nnmicMleil to the manager,-, tit the
Willi tin-cliviric iigni wires. 1 ne siitin
..i,,. Mrlv, cr ,nea to slop running
,,-,. thc . lrm.nli
,m. ,a Ikx-ii n Ireincniloua anow-full
- t. ,llegln iiv Mouiituins. The I'itta-
burg und cstcrn is snowed up com
pletely. No I'reiuht trains urc running
on liny ronds and the pusseiiger trains
thut struggled through were lute from
one lo sis hours. Ilusincss ii the city is
almost em iivlv miskiiiIciI. The electric
buhl wiivs were prostrated enrlv in the
, ( tlM.(l.,K.ml.,1iu,, u,im were
.. . ..... 1 '
Mael.eaii and l-r-co, si Ursnd fidliswni,l, U lfylel'ijdgine
oiM-ra House, samdl foTrrtkhAsaUMgsoyV tniQ.
K. D, MncU-un and Marie Prcseott av firstly the roc conttlng iftaittssjt yikh
iiearcil nt the Ornnd oicrn house ntal ''rtieraln Sti1lfllWlo-and The'
!..i.. i .,! ... o i... ii o;j ..'.UO'tneS Were orrcspiuaaitojhf, AwrtUird'af
Hum. i ne I...., i., mmui. pwmiitiM eagrrwtmi ,UJM tin
difficulty In the production of the ptsni Mj j.immu i,, i ,
owina to the aickneas of one of the'll'T '!"' '" n'MaVfassIa
dies who wua to take part, cAo.,'"-''xyiti('V'lv W. nuuM" r
. ... .t .1... I W.iU
,g one oi ' ,"'"". " A"rideIJoy IH'ttiVol
innding the inclcinent weilther. "'I " "J ''f'flr'K" Wr al. Saitass awaatss.
sa I'reacott aa-UlnaiaKna mm.wuCTVn' T'lubikwM.!ltu,iaai.
wui ailiuirniiiv supih0ii, 'p ,1 fl ; " , ... ..1.7. ...7.'. ........ .7 ,t. t.... n.....iuu
by Mr. Mnciv;iAH,fi1';WpS9r,,:.,-,w"jiiiititq
parts snowen inc uiiviii ui niv iwfsi,i
to good advantage,
Tonight Hie cndipiiy wm npio-f,,ut,n
Snurtacus", Willi Mr. .Mitel
,1 ... ikt-.1
titlesjmiali is one of his stsona
FIGHT WITH INDIANS.
MO MIC FTAI.rriKHRKPOTKD
UN UIITH HlltlClt.
cen. Mllea Makea a Report on ttie
Situation A I.iirue War rtJ' ,n
the Had Inidw.
IIknvkk, lice. IS. A News courier
from a cump nenr Daley's runch hoi tne
following from Rapid City:
"A ranchman has just arrived in IP"-'
haste ami reports a command of cavalry
attacked und two oflicera and fifty men
killed, but that the Indians wererepulsed
with heavy losses. The number of In
dians killed is not known. The Indians
were put to rout.
"This report iscrcdilcd. It is not known
which command it was; probably that
of Mai. Ttipjier ot the sixth cavalry and
his three troops ol I Ul men. Our com
mund marches to their assistance at
Washington, I Ice. lH.-Gen. Schofield
has received o telegram Irani Gen. Miles
dated Long River, Dec. 16, as follows:
"5en. lirooke reports Two Strike and
1H lodges, about Hi hj Indians, now
camped nt the I'inc Ridge agency and
these with other Indians ut fine Ktdge
and Rosebud urc till that can be drown
out id the dissatisfied camp. lne
others arc delimit and hostile and
determined to go to war. He has no
hittii. (lull rinv fitllcr pnnrla nt DaciftCa-
tion will I successful. He estimates the
! numficr of hostiles at 2 ju. Gen. Rugers'
estimate represent yoii men on ne .iy
enn river and 300 on the Standing Rock
reservution who would have been liable
to leave before the death of Sitting Bill,
making in all 750 men. livery possible
means has Iwencxlinuslerl und lue mcmr
,.f ........... .. .. a
inc io,uou oioux wno uuvc
lovalty should have positive assurance
with the least possible delay that the
government will erlorin and rumi ua
MO DAHOER I'NI.FHS) INFtAW
ATIOM SETS IN.
He Addreaaea and Greatly Km
cltea a Crowd That Gatuera
Around Hla Motel Hla Fatcc
Covered yvllh Bandages,
III iii.in, Dec. 18.-Though Pnrnell
suffered intense pain from the effects of
the lime thrown into his eyes at Castle
Corner yesterday, he wus able at mid
night to address trom the window of the
hotel nt Kelkinny a large crowd that
gathered alxiut the hotel when the mis
fortune that hud befallen him became
ten rally known.
Uuring the address his face was cov
ered with bandages. He detailed the
I nr .u. Anv and the crowd became
exasKratcd at the mnniier in which he
hud been treated nnil ninny llireais oi
vengeance were made. This morning
I'liniell's brenkfiitt was served to him in
lied. A close examination of bis eyea re
vealed the Inct thtit his sight is not in
jured. The surgeon in attendance upon
him fears, however, that inflnmntion
mnv set in. He has ordered that Parncll
keep his eyes closed and that hot water
foments lie eonstantlv applied to them.
It is not likely I'umcli will be allowed to
leave his room to-day.
Weddlr.it or an Aaneviiia vobdi
l lie mnrnaue oi Aiiss iiawia; rieu-ner,
daughter o,.,r.G. W. FWtcher, one of
Henderson enmity's most prominent
citizens, nnd Hurry M. Roberts, of this
city, was celebrated near Fletcher's yes
At 3 o'clock a large number of friends
ol the couple left Asheville on a special
trnin tor I'letclier's. twelve miles south
of Asheville, notwithstanding the very
inclement weather. The ceremony
was ut Cavalry church, a mile this side
of the home of the bride. Rev. Alhon
Craevea officiated, assisted by Rev. T. A.
The bridesmaids were Miss Westfeldt,
Miss Iiuisc Westfeldt, Mias Helen Blake
and Miss Josipliene Fletcher, s sister of
the bride. I'. A. Sandler, a prominent
voiiac lawver of this city wns best man.
and 1 lie ushers writ' W. U. Shope. W.
I Hampton, malinger ut the Southern Ei-
.. . 1 v f 1, r .,
press oince Here, . .n.'Kxra, ui iHiaion
and lr. C. li. llilli.ird.uf Asheville.
After the ccmnuny there was a delight
ful nvcotiotl al tlie home of the bnde.
! Tlie presents received hy the happy pnir
I w,re bund.int and of great elrunnce,
consisting of solid silverware and huuse-
1 J inrniiiirc.
The parly relumed In Asheville rn, their
tram at hall past right o'clock lust
The groom is n son of G. M. Roberts
and is a clerk in Collerinr Rollins' office.
A IM'lOtt W ROYALTY.
tviuprror yvllllaa, tarprlacd-Kn.
tttunlaniit of aa Aadl.uce. I
IIkmi.in. I'd'. lH.-Kmpress Augusta
Victoria has given hirth to son. Em
,a-rr William attended pertormnnce,
night, liming ilienprrA but majesty wns
hniided n note which announced the nc-
eoiieliiiirul ot thrcmiiress. The emoeror
- j i ':"v,,v Tnn t,,in
' rose aim uurrie..... m. urpur
- 1 oH-ra nouse i uians went
lo n son. iiw "-wa r-,
I. 1. . I.. ..M.lr.f Ifcrtl t,,.u ii.- 1
ceiveo w ii ii i ,w a'------""""', us,
nuilieiirt rising In their rMWnirrro-iitin
Long live iIk cmifiy Vlrd Htiiiross."
The liuiid plavetl ll nAttrtrtdl arrthem,
the nudieiuc singinl IW' wttojsof the
hymn. .... . .. .T .'." j no,
icji ami ii i mi,
'j''.d, 4.,- ;, In ,.
narssxis. lire. IT.-MiafriWe aociileut
nccrrt'd lolilay' IHrik;"slt, Hiou
,f, ,. . . -- 'I. ww,, . ,i
Avisaaias -un, asajasn
l.auauLa ol Lhe X
I" JinVl ikl' Hind.
i.j. . a u aaaiuKitlShl
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rs. i. ,iua uthiniMWT ..,""T .. r I
iimii. i. .linn, w , ,,, n ,,,i. i'ii ,, 1 1 1 ,,i 1 1 ii, inmu mTwi,mi
; anos-n rrirr-e.,-- 0iXIU .Ing .llii
fljt.it nndt siom jnidiou luh odw
J. S. GRANT, PH. G
J 1 HI Uii
Of the Philadelphia ColleneorPharmacr,
4 South main Street 14
ent lie sure to call at CHANT'S PHAR.
MACY und inspect the finest and most
complete line of Toilet Articlei in thit
city. We undoubtedly hare juit what
CIGARS AT WHOLESALE PRICES.
It is our desire in the future to confine
ourselves strictly to the Drug business.
We will thcrefure dispose of our entire
stock of Cigars at cost. Sold by the
box only. CHANTS PHARMACY.
The Snest nnd most complete stock of
Colognes, Toilet Haters, Extracts, Face
Powders and high grade Soaps at
Prescriptions filled at all hours Goods
delivered free of charge to any part of
thecitr. GRANTS PHARMACY.
If you nnnl a handsome pair of cut
glass Bottles fur a Christmas present call
at GRANTS PHARMACY. Bottlesrang.
ing in price from One to Fifteen dollars
If you wnnt a firsKlass HairBrushfor
u small amount of money, GRANTS
PHARMACY is the place to go to get h.
All kinds of Tooth Bi ushes, Bath Brushes,
Buth Gloves, Songes, etc.
When your Piescriptions ait com
pounded at GRANTS PHARMACYyou
can positively depend upon it that only
the purest and best Drugs and Chemi
cals hare been usalthat they were
compounded by thoroughly experienced
Pharmacists and that the price paid
was not unreasonable.
94 South main St.
COIt.NElt EAGLE BLOCK.
46 SOUTH MAIN STREET,
Cbrlatmaa Iraent and Hol
Jiint ojH-ntHl, comprising
novcltim, both useful and or
nonu'iitiil. Sxciul attention
ischIIihI to our Urpe stock
,..i,.,:.l,..., uilba ennlivra
OHlbroilltTy, BllkS, ZfpllJ
0.'n.l .w,., f nil liilltls. feltfl
China silks, new
,1 In (,.!'
I ,1-1' ';!.
phiHln'H, riilkn, - Jtc YV, ,are
ngi'iit for lh ceiiJiriibud 0
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til ''ll 'M I i) tile,''!, nu
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f iu.n,ik..nhi.'f n.i h?
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Our dinplny orviitwwiji m
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V Cftlinii 'r i"- """.a MalhlW.'MrM,v eleaa.
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Cracker, .vet broaaliv to AtbeTllla. , Call at
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