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DEATH OF EX-SENATOR THUBHAN.
In the death of ex-Sons tor Thurman,
the Demooratlo party loses one of its
ablest exponents, and the nation ono of
its greatest statesmen. Although he
had retired from active life some years
ago, he at all times took a deep interest
in the polioy and sucobsb of the party
with which he was so long associated,
and which he had honored by his ability
Born in Virginia and educated in
Ohio, he began the practice of law in
his 22nd yoar in that State and rapidly
rose to position and honor. After serv?
ing a term in Congress he was eleoted
chief justice of the supreme court of
Ohio, distinguishing himself both as a
law-maker and jurist, and refusing re?
election in each instance.
Distinguished as Mr. Thurman's ser?
vices had been before, it was as a
United States Senator that he earned a
most enviable roputatlon for learning
and ability, as well as a warm place in
the affections of the people of the South,
for whom he stood as a strong bulwark
of protection against the hostile legis?
lation of radical Republicans. Pure
and incorruptible In bis public and pri?
vate life, and firm and uncompromising
In defensoot the principles which he ad?
vocated, he well deserved the title of
Noble Old Roman bestowed upon him by
his countrymen in admiration for his
strength and integrity of character.
His days on earth are ended, but the
history of his life will long adorn the
annuals of his country, and he leaves
behind him an example which the youth
of the land may well emulate if they
wish to earn the respeot and admiration
of their countrymen, and tho esteem of
those who value devotion to principle
and integrity as the highest, elemen ts in
TAXING ADULTERATED LARD.
Following is tho substance of Mr
Berkeley's bill taxing compound lard
recently introduced by him in the house
"It imposes a tax on compound lard,
or any imitation thereof, of 1 cent per
pound. It also requires that the in?
gredients of the substance be given and
that the article be branded. The taxes
and penalties under this act all go to
the payment of Confederato pensions."
The bill is to aid In providing pen
slonB for ex-Confederate soldiers,and but
for tho fact that its constitutionality is
emphatically denied by those in a poai
tion to know, might do much towards
aiding a olasy of worthy and brave men,
whohavo risked their lives and sacrificed
their health for tho state. It is esti?
mated that ab least S">0,000 annually
can be raised tbrough the bill for tho
purposes do3igned without taxing tho
peoplo, whllo at tho sumo Urno it pro?
tects tho public health in the way of
Congrees wrestled for a long lime
with Mr. Hatch's oloomargarlno bill,
which was finally passed; but it is very
doubtful If the powers of tho Stake can
reach as far, or c.von enforce tho law, if
passed. Tho bill is along tho line of an
internal revonue tax, and infringes
upon tho powers delegated to the gen?
eral Government. If a special tax can
be imposed on adulterated lard the
same could bo dono t j buttor, tobacco,
sugar and coffee.
The refusal of Senator Cameron, of
Pennsylvania, to be a candidate for re?
election, is received with regret by the
friends of silver in both houses of Con
gress. Apart from bis ability and the
preBtige of his name, his retirement
will be an actual loss to friends of silver
in the United States, as his successor,
whether ex Postmaster Goneral Wana?
maker or Governor Hastings, will be an
advooate of tho gold standard.
The Democratic State central com?
mittee of Indiana, at a recent meeting,
?endorsed Govornor MatthewB as the
choice of tho Democrats of that State
for President. He is an able man, and
a strong advocate of tho enforcement of
tho Monroe dootrlno, but, among other
. objections, is the fact that his State was
captured by the Republicans at the last
Jt is rrported from Cleveland, Ohio,
that a political combination has been
formod in New York among certain
politicians to scouro tho nomination of
Senator Quay for President. Falling
in this the nomination will, It is said,
bo given to Speaker Reed. The com?
bination is probably not so much to
nominate Mr. Quay as it is to abut out
Industrial Enterprises Starting In Thla
Bai.timouk, Md., Deo. 12.?A special
dispatch to the Manufacturers' Record
announces that a alte has been selected
at Homo, Ga., for a cotton mill ot 30,
000 spindles and 10,000 looms, to oost
about 8900,000, and built by Northern
and Southern oapatllists. There is
already in construction a mill, which is
bolng erected by one of the oldest cot
tor, mill corporations in New England.
Among other enterprises reported for
the week is the purchase of a large body
ot tlmbor land for $440,000, with the in?
tention of erecting; large lumber mills
and a turpehtlno plant; a 830,000 lum?
ber mill and a hosiery mill in Georgia;
arrangements for opening up 10,000
aoreB of ooal land for active mining in
Kentucky; a 8100,000 cooperage com?
pany in Louisiana; extensive glass fac?
tory In Baltimore, and two manufactur?
ing companies, of 8100,000 and 820,000
capital respectively, In the same city.
North Carolina reports another elec?
tric plant and a 850,000 cotton mill;
South Carolins, sssh and blind factory,
a knitting mill, a quary enterprise and
a forty-five-ton ice plant; Tennessee,
lumber mills, a knitting mill, iron and
wire works, and the projection of a
S25.000 cooperage company; Texas, a
835,000 canning factory and an exten?
sive irrigation system; Virginia, a corn
mill, a ootton mill and an iron manu?
HELP FOB Cii111 STI ANS.
The Appeal to the Mlsilonary Uoard For
Help Meets a Response.
Boston, Deo. 18.?The news that
the Amerioan missionary board had
cabled an appeal for help is regarded in
missionary clroles here as undeniable
evidence of the desperate need of those
who have suffered from Turkish depre?
dations and have been deprived of every?
thing they possessed by murderous
Bev. Judson Smith, D. D , secretary
of the American board of foreign mis?
sion commissioners, Bald to a repre?
sentative of The Associated Press that
the statements are entirely creditable.
Although information shows the num?
ber killed to reach 50,000 since our
latest advices wore sent, there has been
a number of addition al massacres, which
may bring the total up to 100,000, as
stated in the appeal.
Dr. Smith then alluded to the relief
work of the missionaries of tho board
and said they had been much hampered
by lack of funds. "We trust," he con?
tinued, "that The Associated Press will
send the appeal broadcast throughout
tho land, as the delay in receiving
money is causing so much misery and
destitution'among the unfortunate suf?
ferers. I will write Miss Clara Barton,
of the Bed Cross organization, to take
up tho distribution of funds Imme?
Up to to day Sll,07G has been ro
oeived by those in charge of the relief
fund. Tho money is being cabled to
Constantinople as soon as recolved.
SITUATION IN TURKEY.
Turin and Kurds Disposing of the Loot
From Massacred Christians.
London, Lee 12.?The Dally Nowb
will publish a dispatch from Constanti?
nople, which says: "For days past the
Turks and Kurds have been pouring
Into the city from the devastated
regions of Asia Minor. The primary
object is the disposal of the loot which
they have obtained during the maa
"Their display of plude have Inflamed
the lower class with an aching desire to
attack the Bazaars. They are ready to
seize upon the slightest provccatlon
for an attack. No news has been re?
ceived yet from Zoltoun and none is ex?
pected until all the Zeltounites have
been killed. The district swarms with
Bszouka and every road and bridle path
is guarded with troops.1"
College Day at Atlanta.
Atlanta, Ga , Dec. 12.?December 23
Is tho day set apart for the Sigma,
Alpha and Epsilon Literary Societies
and about sixty colleges and universi?
ties will be represented, Including
Harvard. Cornell, University of Penn?
sylvania, University of California, Uni?
versity of Texas, University of Virginia,
University of Georgia and Vandorbllt
University. There will be a threo days'
session for college fraternities, closing
with a grand banquet at the Klrnball
House on the 28th.
Terrible Condition of Armenians.
London, Dec. 12.?A dispatch ad?
dressed to The Associated Press, and
Binned by a number of Armen a-g has
been received here, It says: "Armenia,
is at her last gasp Tho work of ex?
termination continues. ? Tho number of
people massacred reaches 100,000, and a
half a million of ourvlvors have t?kon
refuge in the forests and mountains,
where they are foedlng on herbs and
roots. Hunger and cold began making
great ravages among them."
Senator* lty Direct Vote.
Congressman Harry Tucker has again
introduced his amendment to the con?
stitution, providing that Senators shall
be elected by the people of the several
Statoe. This bill Mr. Tucker had
passed in the House on two former oc?
casions, but It has never been con
Btdered In the Senate. Mr. Tucker
believes, however, that the feeling In
the Senate now Is favorable to tho bill.
Most of tho Western Republicans are
favorable to It and a number of Domo
cra'B. Several Bifnators, with whom he
has talked recently, have deolarod their
intention of having the bill called up
In the Senate, If it again passes tho
Houso. A two-thirds vote in both
houses is required to pass It.
Those who have used Dr King's New
Discovery know Its vali o, and those
who have cot, have now tho opportunity
to try it Free. Call on the advertised
Druggist and get a Trial Bottle, Froe
Send your name and address to U. K
Bucklen & Co , Chicago, and get a
sample box of Dr. King's New Life
Pills Free, as well as a copy of Guido
to Health and Household instructor,
Free. All of which is guaranteed to do
you good and cost you nothing. At
Massle's Pharmacy, Ifi9 Jeffarson street.
A SURE THINO.
The Solomon Jewelry Company's Stock
Will he Hold at Auction.
Read tho big "ad " of Solomon Jew?
elry Company's proposed auciori sale.
On the l-th instant every article in the
jewelry store will bo sold to the highest
bidder Nothing will beheld back, and
the person with a little money can get
great bargains. Don't miss tho sale.
It will be the opportunity of a life?
time. 12 12 3t
Your Shopping List
Ought to htivo us on it. If you've gentlomsn friends
to remember Christmas Day there's no place like our's to find
the really new and proper belongings of men in such quantities
and qualities. We unrue a few thiugs that are appropriate; t%
big supply of each you'll lind here: Neckties, Gloves, Collars
and Cull's, Silk and Linen Handkerchiefs, Canes, Umbrellas,
Collar and Cull" Boxes, Traveling Cases, Shaving Sots, Travel?
ing Bags, Full Dress Cases, Link CuiV Buttons, Studs, Scarf
I'ius, etc., and everything else in Men's WenrableB.
G-ILKZESOISr & CHILD,
HATTERS AMD MEN'S FURNISHERS.
Y. M. C. A. MOTES.
The Membership Increasing?Other Items
Things were humming at the Y. M. G.
A. laBt evening. Sixteen men were In
attendance at the business men's gym?
nasium class and the exeroises wem off
with a vim.
The Workers' Bible training olasB en?
joyed an elegant repast. This class is
becoming one of tho most interesting
features of the association work.
The young men's gymnasium class
has boan increased by several new mem?
bers. The exercises cf this olaaa con?
sist of the use of cheat woighta, exor
olses on parallel barB, with dumb bells
The young men of the city are cor?
dially Invited to avail themselves of
the advantages in this line now being
offered by the association A five dollar
membership affords you these privi?
leges for one year.
Physical Director Mclntlre is in at?
tendance Tuesday, Thursday and Sat?
Yoong Griffo and Erne.
Buffalo, N. Y? Deo. 12.?Arrange?
ment has been made for young Grlffo to
appear at Music Hall January 3 with
Frank Erne, the Buffalo featherweight,
who made a draw with Ueorge DIxon, at
a testimonial benefit to be given Erne
by his fellow-admirers. Erne is to
haeet Dlxon to a finish after his engage?
ment with Grlffo.
Serious Contiagrntlon at Dobaoa.
"Winston, N. C, Deo. 12 ? Dobson,
the oounty Beat of Surry county, was
visited by a serious conflagration thla
morning. A block of buildings were
destroyed. There was no insurance on
any of the property burned. The losses
are heavy. Origin unknown.
For more than a hundred years tho
Shakers have been studying the re?
medial properties of plants. Tftoy have
made many dlsooverios, but their great?
est achievement was made last year. It
is a cordial that contains already
digested food and Is a digester of fool.
It is eifeotlve in removing distress after
eating, and creates an appetite for moro
food, so that eating becomes a pleas?
ure. Pale, thin peoplo become plump
and healthy under its use. It arrests
the wasting of consumption.
There never has been such a step for?
ward in the cure of indigestion as this
Shaker Cordial. Your druggist will be
glad to give you a little booK descrip?
tive of the product._
Give the babies Laxol, which is
Castor Oil made as palatable as Honey.
Desperadoes Arrested. '
Fobt Smith, Deo. 13.?On October 11
tho west bound nassenger train on the
Fort Smith road was held up at Caston
switch, fifty miles south of this city.
Tho robbers went through the express
car and made good their esoapo. To-day
five men were arrested in the Choc taw
Nation charged with the crime. Tom
Harlls, Alex Adams, Hugh and George
Draper, brothers, and Slave Carver alias (
Jonas Carver. They are all desperadoes.
Sknd your address to H. E. Bucklon
& Co , Chicago, and get a free sampie
box of Dr. King's New Lifo Pills. A
trial will convinco you of their merits.
Thenn pills aro easy in action and aro
particularly effective in tho euro of
Constipation and Sick lloadaohe. For
Malaria and Liver troubles thoy have
be6n proved invaluable. They are
guaranteed to bo perfectly frco from
every dcletcrioua substance and to bo
purely vegetable They dinotwoskon
in their action, but by giving tono to
stomach and bowoln greatly invigorate
tho Bystam. Regular sizo 25c. nor box.
Sold by Masaie'a Pharmacy, 101) Jeffer?
Our ciBtomeis will tell you that we
givo the best weight and furnish tho
cleanest coal in the city. Earinan &
E&rman, 103 Salem avenue s. w.
For tho largest ttock and lowest
prices in dinner, tea and toilotwaro
call at Tho E. H. Stewart Furniture
If you wish to get the best quality of
coal and wood buy it from W. K. An?
drews & Co., 210 Salem avenue. Listen
for tho jingle of the bells.
For coal and wood go to Earman &
Earman, 108 Salem avenue s. w.
Hin Bash With Mr. Heed.
Miss Isadora Rush, who plays with
Roland Reed in "The Politician," is un?
deniably charming in her "Tweentieth
Century" costumes, and la spite of her
oloae?flttIng cloth skirts, her mannish
ooats, vests, hats, etc., she is deoldedly
feminine throughout, not even Buggost
lng the masculine person tbat one
thlnke of aB the so called "advanced
woman." Even in the last aot, when
with her black broadcloth skirt she
wears a genuine "swallow tall," a low
out vest of whlto silk delicately em?
broidered In black, showing an immaou
late shirt front, a whit* collar and
whlto tie, she only looks like an exceed?
ingly protty girl masquerading In man's
apparel. Rut then Miss Hush la a very
handsome woman, and consequently
would appear woll in any costume it
might suit her to wear, and while many
remark that auoh a stylo would meet
many of the requirements of dresB re?
form It is certain that it would be most
unbecoming to the average woman who
needs "furbelows and fineries" to help
make her beautiful instead of plain
coats and Bkirta out in ao severe a style.
MIbb Rush In support of Mr Reod will
appear at the Academy of Music Satur?
day, December 31, undor the ausDloles
of Boanoke Lodge, No. 107, B. P. O.
Elks, for obarliie's Bake. Seata'oan be
secured at Johnson & Johnson's.
Great Holiday Display.
When you got ready to buy that
Christmas present that you are debating
over, go to Rosenbaum Brothers, on
Salem avenue. This firm carries aa
complete line of holiday novelties, and
you can find everything there that one
would wish for remembrances for
friends at the approaching happy season.
Prices are moderate, and the quality of
goods up to the usual high standard
always prevailing In this morn. Glvo
this enterprising store a call and save
money on your purchases.
The host grate ooal In the city Is the
semi-bituminous Red Ash coal, sold
only by W. K. Andrews & Co., 319
Salem avenue. You may know their
teams by the bells.
If you want the cheapest coal in the
city buy Andrews' semi-bltumlnous
"Red Ash." You may know his teams
by the bolls._
Tired, Weak, Nervous
Hood's Sarsaparilla Restores
Strength and Bodily Vigor.
The cause of that tirod, weak, nervous
condition in which bo many people find
themselves, is the failure of tho blood to
the nerves and tis?
sues. Feed the
nerves upon pure
blood, and .they
will bo steady and
Btrong. Read thi3:
I "It is withpleas
uro that I recom?
mend Hood's Sar?
saparilla as an ex?
cellent nervo tonio
and blood purifier.
Mm. C. h. Venable I havo taken it
Keithsburg, 111. moro than ouco
and am taking it now. I was tired, my
body ached, and I felt very badly all over.
I was afraid I would be sick. I thought I
would take Hood's Sarsaparilla, aud
It Has Cured rV.e,
and I find that it is cheaper than the doc?
tor's bills. Hood's Pills are tho best I
have ever taken and I uso no other. I am
glad to havo an opportunity to recom?
mend Hood's Sarsaparilla." Mrs. C. II.
Venable, Keithsburg, HI.
Mood's 8arsa- ,?
I M^v^a^ partita
Be sure to get
Hood's Sarsaparilla is sold by all drug
Ists. 51: six for $5. Prepared ouly by
. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Hnn/l'c Dil 1c cure all liver ills, bilious*
1 lOUU Sj t Uli? neag, ne;idacuo. 2?c
Wfi ICtlfaUf ?f DO 8Uror or 8af81' l)lace thnn right her* to find
????Ulf what you waut. If you uro soaking substantial
iifirTllflflMiM?ai presents, such ns Men and Boys1 Clothing, you
will find our prices just, without announcing auy
so-culled selling-out or other muke-bolieve Bales.
A Few Pointers:silk Inltial HaQdk9rch5efa'Su8
penders, Gloves, Wool Sweat?
ers, Umbrellas, Canes, Muffl?
ers, Night Hobes, Wblto and
Colored Shirts, Uuderweor, Col?
lars, Cull's, Hats, CapB, etc.
Elegant Ties, 25c and 50c.
All Styles and Shapes. No Such Display in the City.
Depend on our prices being 25 to 50 per cent, under others.
FuilaileWia One Price Clotting House.
W. S. M cC LA N AH A N & CO.,
Assets Over $78,000,000.
/Etna Life Insurance Company.
Assets Over 843,000,000.
Six First-class Fire Companies.
11-QiiartorH, ~.\ l,ua?
??.OO Per Pult.
Business Suits to Order
Elegant Clay Weave Suits - - ;
Specialties in 8uits -----
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cures Colds, Catarrh, Sore Throat,
.nflammations and all pain.
REV. CITA8. II. PAJtKllUItST, the great reformer of New Yorh_"Have
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REV. <). S. ttoiSINSON, tho well known editor of " Songa for the
Sanctuary," &c.?"J'onU's Extract fulfills every promise it mahea."
2,000 ORDERS FUOH PHYSICIANS WITHIN ONE MONTH.
SUBSTBTWTES BO NOT CURE?
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LRY CO.'S 8
Conamencingr Sa,tu.xd.a,;sr, 33ece:m."foer 14
Havlug decided to retire from the jewelry business, my entire stock will be sold at public auction. Watches,
Diamonds, Jewelry, Silverware, Clocks, Brk-a-bac, Fixtures??11 will be sold regardless of cost or value
without reserve or limit. "What is our loss 'S your gain." A chance of a lifetime. Every?
thing goes at your own price. Sale commences each day at 10 a. m., 2 pm. and 7 p. m. until all is sold.
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