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Forecast for Virginia! 1 oral showers
followed hy fulr: westerly wtudsi
colder nt nicht. *
Were shipped to Germany1 last week.
They KNOW a good thing when they sec
it. Conic around and letns show you "a
wheel that is a wheel." Catalogues free.
R??NQKE CYCLE CO.,
K h. KLTPPO, Manager.
I rube Hose |
I BULBS I
Z And Reliable Garden Seeds, I
X < ??t WHS' Prices. 'I
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wlassie s Pharmacy. |
? W Elite :?sitt Yellow ?>
5 Simp!y a Suggeslion! #
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Do you require,
J Could you enjoy, J
^ Would you desire, ^
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ci -A- 0
# Fine Lady's or Gent's *
<j Gold Watch? I
A ThU Week Bonic Interesting .A
JJ Bargains. J
2 EDWARDS. GREEN $
W Manufacturing Jeweler, 0*
J 6 SALEIV1 AVE. J
1 A Changs f
A Of Name, *
Y After April 1st. 1HI?7. the Thump- T
A nnn-1'rife Company will lie known A
Y a* "THE fISHBUKv COMPANY," T
A it havinc. obtained iin mimnil nient A
3j to the charter making this change, a
y Onr lioslne t will he the Haine um y
heretofore and b* conducted und?r a
w ike present management at the y
X .same place m.
W Onr price* will compare with any y
JL in the st-iie, the (|iinllty of Roods .1
?j be I or taken into cousliloratlou. y
7. We will he Kind io have von call a
y and examlue onr stock. y
hompson-Prica Co 2
ji #3 <p i[j e> iCD *TjiO* ffn Qi fjn Qt tri q
8|t*clniens of onr *U7 Kmjclnlty, "SKI'IA
o it a v I ni>," will ho toady Marek ist.
ilt-3 South Jefferson Street, Over l'OBtoOlce.
We Call Special
Attention to the Above Piano.
lining well known here Hiera
is no need of special tneuticu as
regards to quality.
(.'all at our warerootoR, No.
11 South Jefferson street, nod
cxarniue our now atyUa and
J. ?. BOGERS & CO,
ggip SOUTHERN PROGRESS.
Chattanooga, Teno., "March 2~>- ?Busi?
ness generally throughout. the "South Is
very good. Industries in all lines arc
fairly busy, anil there are no accumula?
tion of >toeks to embarrass manufac
t itrers. The Tradesman's correspondents
report nn encouraging outlook for the
i-esi did are of the opinion that Southern
manufacturing plants were never In a
better condition to take advantage of a
revival in trade. Large transactions*lu
iron and Steel are reported, anil as a re
soil the market is strengthened, and it is
estimated that "no less than [^5,000,000
have been placed in circulation. Cotton
and wo >1 manrflacturers report an im
proved demand, and while New England
ioiils are restricting production,Southern
mills arc running on full time. The
lumber industry shows renewed activ.ty,
and the movement in coal continues
[n March, April mill May use Puiiic's
Ami duly Paliie's celery compound !
for it is nature's remedy.
Do not for a moment confound it with
any of the ignorant, catchpenny, short?
lived patent remedies?sarsupartllaH, ner?
vines and tonics th -t bear ns much re?
semblance to Pnine's celery coatpoitud as
the parasite vines do to the oaks that
tbey live on.
Palm 'a celery compound cures disease.
It makes people well. It has saved the
lives of thousands ofsuffeiers, It makes
the weak strong.
[? purifies the blood and enriches the
Kvery condition of winter life has been
detrimental ;<> health. There has been a
steadv decline in nervous vigor. Now
that spring comes the body is ready to
cast olt unhealthy tissues if it is ciily
given a chance. This opportunity comes
when tin- excretory on:,ins, kidneys, skin
and bowels are made to work actively
and the nerves are able to furnish silQl
cient energy to the digestive organ.-. No
HURRICANE NEAR US,
Hundreds of Buildings Ucroafed
Huntington, W. Vn., .March 5.?The
hurricane in Southwest Virginia Jit ~
o'clock this afternoon proved farjnorc
disastrous t han the recent Hoods.
Hundreds of buildings were unroofed,
and many of the smaller ones were upset.
The .south end of Marshall College
building collapsed, causing a panic, ami
ntany ladies fainted and hail to jbc car?
ried from the building.
In Central City every industry in the
torn suffered a heavy loss, while the mas?
sive chimneys on Washington's school
fell through the roof and went to the
second door. A dozen children ivore more
or less injured.
Several churches were badly 'damaged.
Trees falling across the railroad tracks
have paralyzed ^travel and crippled the I
SEVERE IN KENTUCKY.
Louisville, Ky., March 5.?A cyclone I
diil considerable damime in Central Keu
tuckv this morning.
At. Winchester several buildings were
unroofed and three new ones demolished.
At Mount Sterling tin; great MelJrayer
distillery was unroofed.
The Louisvileand Nashvillle road house
at Rowland was wrecked, ami property
suffered severely at Stanford.
Southern Indiana was Hooded last, night
by the heaviest, rain in years.
The llaltitnorc and Ohio Southwestern
has three heavy washouts near Seymour
and the Pennsylvania tvvo.
The bridge on the Evansvillc and Rich?
mond, between Bedford and Seymour, is
washed out. One, train was wrecked by
going through a culvert.
FIRE NEAR NORFOLK.
2,225,000 Feet of Lumber 60 Up
Norfolk, March 5.?Fire this afternoon
broke out in the lumber sheds of the
South Norfolk Lumber Company, three
miles from this ctty,nnd destroyed 2,225,
UUO feet of seasoned pine lumber, the
property of the Courtland Lain her Com?
pany, besides valuable machinery and
wharves. The lumber was valued at $25,
000, insurance, $18,000.
The loss jfrom the destruction of
machinery and wharves cannot be
learned, owing to the absence of the pres
ident of the South Norfolk Lumbar Com?
pany, hut. will probably tench $25,000 or
HURLED INTO A CREEK.
Aurora, Ind., March5.?The fast news?
paper train which left Cincinnati at 8:4(5
o'clock this morning tor St. Louis, over
the. Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern
railroad, was wrecked four miles west
of Cochran this morning. The engine
and tender were hurled into a Hooded
creek Si.\ hundred feet of track gave
beneath the moving train anil the engine
plunged Into the creek. For a time it
was believed that, both fireman and en?
gineer had been killed, but the trainmen
found them later in trees. '_Tiiey had
managed to make their way front the
wreck am! swam to the branches, from
which they were filially rescued.
FAILURE IN JEWELRY.
Cincinnati, March 5.?The Dtlhme
Company, jewelers, assigned this morn?
ing to .Joseph Wllby, without preferences.
Assets are given at $100,000. 'The pliabil?
ities are not estimated. Dull t.nv'o is
given as the cause ol the failure.
March Puritan at Jack's news depot.
*JSI?KE, VA., SATC
romody In the world accomplishes thsse
results llko Paine's celery compound. It
nourishes, regulates nud invigorates the
entire nervous system from the l>ritin tu
the minutest ner/o lllemeut. It causes
?in increased appetite and tones up the
stomach to deal with the increased food.
Its nourishing action is immediately
manifest in a clearing up of the muddy,
unhealthy skin, an increase in weight
and more refreshing sleep.
first discovered utter laborious, scien?
tific research by the ablest physician
America ever produced, Prof. Edward E.
Phelps, M. I).. I, h 1)., of Dartmouth col?
lege, it is prescribed and publicly indors?
ed by the best practitioners in every city
of America. It has been so enthusiasti?
cally recommended by grateful men und
women in every walk of life that it is to?
day in every sense the most popular rem?
edy the world ever knew.
In New York, Chicago, Philadelphia,
Boston, St. Louis and two or thrco other
large cities, the lending newspapers mak?
ing their own canvasses again this year,
have found that the demand for Paiuo's
RIVER RAPIDLY RISIN3.
Another Flood ThreateneJ
Cincinnati, March 5.?The Ohio river
is rising rap'dly. '1'here has been a
steady downpour of rain for the last lif
teen hours. Mill Creek is a roaring tor?
rent, half a mile in width. Great dam?
age is r. ported from the valley, a ml many
persons have been compelled to fly for
At Danes street. Cummingsville, there
is danger of a devastating Hood. Brldgi s
In this and adjoining counties have been
.-.wept away and others are threatened.
Wash-outs are reported from all points,
and railroad travel is greatly impeded.
The rainfall in this city last night was
more than three inches.
At Mil ford fifty families have been
compelled to move our, on account of the
llood. The Little Miami river at that
point is rising at the rate of a foot and a
half an hour.
The only railro ids not affected by the
llood are those whiet enter Cincinnati
from the South. The Cincinnati division
of the Big four ran no trains to-day:
neither did the Cincinnati, Hamilton and
Dayton. The Baltimore and Ohio South?
western reported more wash-outs than
ever before in its history. No trains are
running on the Ohio division.
The Pennsylvania tracks arc under
water for some distance. The Indian
Hill bridge was carried away by the llood
this afternoon. The Cincinnati, Ports?
mouth and Virginia trains are blocked
by high water at Batavia .I unction.
SLACK GOES CLEAR.
Cleared by a Trial Jury in the federal
Court at Knoxville.
Knoxville, Tenn., March 5.?Editor
Charles H. Slack, of the Bristol Courier,
was on trial *o day Jin the federal court
charged with sending obscene matter
through the mailsjin violation of the pos?
tal laws. The grand jury reported a
true bil', but the trial jury, after hearing
ovidenc" ftom the defendant, rendered ,a
verdict of "not guilty.'' The editorial
causing the true bill and indictment was
a counter-attack on the editor of a relig
ions journal, and was decidedly objec?
tionable in some respects.
BRIEF, BUT VIGOROUS.
Nashville, Tenn., March 5.?A vigor?
ous, brief, but terrific cyclone struck
Nashville to day about 0:3(1 o'clock, do?
ing considerable damage. For the third
time since its erection, nearly half a cen?
tury ago, the sky-piercing spire adorning
the McKendree Church, probably the
largest and wealthiest Southern Methodist
congregation in the Union, has suffered
injury. This time it has been completely
wrecked, lifted from its base and scat?
tered over the roofs of the adjacent busi?
ness houses mid the near by alleys. Hu?
mors were at once circulated that, the
centennial buildings had been wrecked,
but strange to say, they came through
unscathed. Scores of the big down town
business houses were unroofed, and the
Masonic Temple slightly damaged. No
. fatalities have been renorted as vet.
A BLAZE IN ROME.
Home, N. Y., March 5.?The six-story
building known as the Ringham block,
took fire at midnitfht and burned to the
ground. Loss, $300,000.
Pun- Olive Oil for
making Salad Dressing
ami general table use.
Large bottles 25 and
I can offer you the best flooring, cell
Ing and dressed boards in the city for tli
price. J. II. WILKINSON.
cilery compound surpasses that of all
other remedies together!
Maine's celery compound taken during
the early spring days, 1ms even more t han
its usual remarkable eillcney in making
people well, it makes short work of ilis
ease. It rapidly drives out neuralgia,
sleeplessness, dyspepsia and rheumatism
from the system, it remove-; that lassi?
tude, or "tired feeling," which betokens
weakened nerves and poor blood.
Women working in close oflices, sales?
women tired out and nor voll s from long
hours" standing on their feel and waiting
on Impatient, irritating customers, over?
worked, worried und disheartened men
and women every where will be astonished
to lind bow much happier life becomes
when their nerves have been strengthened
and their blood purl lied by means <>l this
No other remedy has tin- hearty ap?
proval ol a like body of educated men and
Women and professional men. nor lias
there ever been a remedy that was wel?
comed in so mttny intelligent, prudent'
homes where pains is taken to get only
HALF A BILLION,
Appropriations in Bills Approved
by the President.
Washington, March ?">.?President
Cleveland, as heretofore stated, refused
to assent to three of the appropriation
hills because of objections to matter con?
tained in them.
The sundry civil bill, carrying a total I
appropriation of 1503,030,000, contained
river and harbor improvement items to
the amount, of nearly eighteen millions.
These Mr. Cleveland disapproved in pur?
suance of his policy toward this class of
An item was inserted by the Senate in
the Indian appropriation bill relating to
tin; patenting of claims for Rind contain?
ing gilsonlte, a substance somewhat, re
Bembllng rubber, and this item, it is un?
derstood, wis the principal grounds for
The basis of opposition to the agricul?
tural bill is supposed to have been the
President's support of the policy of the
Secretary of Agriculture upon the mat?
ter of distributing seeds.
A fourth bill, the general deficiency,
failed to become a law because the Sen
ute ami House could not ngtee as to the
payment of certain claim-, adjudicated
upon anil decided against the United
States by the court, of claims, provision
for which was made by the Senate. As
it passed the House the bill carried a to?
tal of $8,443,027, which was increased in
ihe Senate to $1 1,303,04.).
The several appropriation bills for the
fiscal year 1807-08, as they were sent to
the President, carried the following to?
tals: Agricultural, $11,183,003; army,
$33,120,844; diplomatic and consular, if I,
005,308; District of Columbia, $6,187,501;
fortifications, $0,517,141; Indian, $7,670,
330; legislative, executive and judicial,
$31,000,700; military academy, $170,573;
naval, $38,128,23!; pensions, $141 ,208.880;
postotlices. $95,665,338; sundry civil,$530,
30,000; deficiency (for naval and court-.'.
$S84,885; permanent,approprial ions, scpjo,
ConstantInope, March 'Ja.?The Italian
ambassador has,made,a formal demand
upon the porte for satisfaction for'the
firing of a shot across the bows of an
Italian mail steamer on Tuesday evening,
while the vessel was passing through the
THE RESERVES DISARM ED.
Constantinople, March ?.?Evidence
was given to-day of the feeling that, lias
been created in Alhiiniaj^by Greece's de
Dance of f.he powers. A strong force of
Albanians, who were all [prepared for ac?
tive hostilities, surrounded, at Elbassaii,
two battalions of Turkish reserves, who
were inarching to the Creek frontier.
The. reserves were disarmed by their cap?
tors, whe appropriated to themselves the
captured rifles and ,wa- material carried
by the reserves.
BIO STRIKK THREATENED.
Chicago, March ?">.?Ata meeting of the
building trades council to day it was dr.
elded that 4,000 union hod-carriers will
he ordered to go out on ft strike Monday
morning against the reduction In wages
ordered by the plastering contractors'
association. With the hod-carriers, 25,
000 members of the building trades go
KRANICH & BACH UPRIGHT PIANO.
One slightly used Kranich .V Dach
upright piano, full si7.0, 7 1-3 octave-. In
good order and 'tune, for $300, on easy
payments. Stool and cover free. Origi?
nally sold f?.r $310. Bobbie Piano Com?
Rock bottom prices on special lines of
shoes for a few days at MatlgUS & Payn
edy in th
Test of 1
the best in. so vital n matter. In such
families all over the country Paine's cel?
ery compound is the lirst, last and only
Prof. Phulps had studied the nerves in
health and disease., when well nourished
and when under-nourished, in men ami
women and children years before he
looked for the remedy. Paine's celery
compound is the outcome of his entire
professional life. It is the one remedy
that the world could not lose to-day at.
Paine's celery compound induces the
body to take on sol id llosh.
Physicians recognize Paine's celery
compound as the one sclent!(to soring
remedy, and it Is universally prescribed
by them wherever there is great need of
a vigorous and prompt restoring of health
anil strength to the worn-out system.
Paine's celery compound is the best
spring remedy because it is more than a
mere spring remedy. It brings about a
healthy appetite, complete digestion, reg?
ular action of the bowels and the other
> \ trotory organs whenever taken, whet her
LEE'S GOOD WORK,
He Secures Important Concessions
to American Prisoners.
Washington.March 5. ?Secretary Olnev
has just received the following cablegram
from Consul General Lee at Havana:
"All quiet; no excitement hen-now. I
hope to secure prompt trial of'all Amer?
icans imprisoned. Those found innocent
to be released, and those guilty to be sent
out of tin- island."
This dispatch, which came [this after?
noon in cipher, indicates most impor?
tant change of attitude on the part of
the military authorities in Cuba under
orders from Madrid, as guilty Americans
on conviction .ire to be expelled from the
sland, instead of bel?g otherwise pun?
DISCLAIMER FROM OLNEY.
He Did Not Issue Tickets to the
Washington. March 5.?Ex-Secretary
of State Olney disclaims any personal
responsibllty tor the presence of ex-Qneen
I.iloukalani, of Hawaii, in the diplo?
matic gallery o/' the Senate yesterday and
to offset yesterday's published statement
that the ex-regal presence there ''tiring
the inaugural ceremonies was due to a
surreptitious gift of a ticket to her by
the .State Department, exhibits the fol?
lowing let tor:
United States Senate, Committee on
Foreign Relations, February 2(3.
Hon. Richard Olney, Secretary of State.
Sir: Ex-Queen Liiiuokalanl is desir?
ous of witnessing the inauguration of
the President and Vice-Presidentelect
on the fourth of Mandl, and she has made
application through her friends for two
seats, one for herselfand one for her es?
cort. It is imnossible (or the committee
on arrangements to provide these places,
except in the diplomatic gallery, but as
the tickets to that gallery are to be sent
to you for distribution, the committee
tloes not feel at. liberty to assign the seats
in the gallery to anyone. It is, however,
the judgment of the committee on ar?
rangements that you provide the seats
for the ex queen out of the sixty to bo
-cut you for the use of the diplomatic
corps. Very respectfully,
Chairman of the- Committee on Ar.
You'll dk suupkiskii to sek
WHAT sl'l.KMilli BI'RtXU si ITS
WR'IIK MARINO KOK ?20.00
TlIK VERY smartest OF m>!u'.\
pattrrx8, ALL WOOL \M> WKI.L
WRAKIXO; I'act Is, YOU'LL IIAVK
TO PAY $23.00 AT MOST PLACKS
Foil CLOTIIRS Not so (lOOI),
G1LKESON & TAYLOR,
II ATT Ens \M> FURXISHKItS.
DRY GOODS IN KLAMES.
New York,March 5. The buihliiigs.t'rJ'J
and l>:>:> Myrtle avenue, Brooklyn, occu?
pied by Gould & Moynnn, dealers in dry
goods, was damaged to day by fire. The
lirm carried a stock \allied at $75,000.
The loss cannot be accurately est incited
as yet, but it is not expected to exceed
BANGED IN ALABAMA.
Birmingham, Ala., March 5.?Colin
Daughdrill, who murdered .1. I. Bates on
Christinas eve of 1895, was hanged at
Gadsden at I p. in, to day.
\ FIRST-CLASS DROOM WITH A PRIZE
IN EVERY IIANDI.K. DESIGNED
BV A BOANOKK GENIUS.
ASK FOR THE PRIZE BROOM.
? PITMAN & EVANS.|
"ULI. SOUTHF.HN ASSOCIATED PKE8S.
ALI. Iii i: SEW 5 t)K AllK WOHLU.
I in summer or in winter, but as the great?
est of spring remedies it has extraordi?
nary opportunities for inducing the body
to throw oil* niorb'd humors that poison
it. and cause rheumatism, neuralgia, heart,
trouble and a general low state of the
health, as in spring the system is more
pliable and chronic diseases so securely
lodged in the system that they nie with
dtfllculty ousted, become more tractable.
Thousands of men attd women have
found from personal experience that
Pntne's celery compound makes people
well, and keeps all from sickness who
take it in the spring.
Many a lather and mother have notice I
the unmistakable improvement in the
health of their children from taking
I'ainc's celery compound in the spring.
It is the one scientifically accurate rem?
edy fitted by its composition to thor?
oughly purify the blood and dispel that
exhausted feeling and get rid of skin dis?
ease*, headaches and fits of depression
with which children with weak, nervous
systems, ns well as grown people, are
THEY HAVE HOPES.
Much is Expected From the New
New York, March ?.?Bradstreot's to?
morrow will say:
The new administration, the certainty
of an extra session of Co stress within a
fortnight und the promise of a new tariff
at an early day which shall provide an
adequate revenue and protection, have
done much to stimulate a better feeling
in trade circles and increase confidence in
tl-e near approiu h of an improvement
Total clearings at seventy-four cities
for February aggregated 131,068,710,200,
a decrease of 17.8 per cent, from January
iotal and 1U per cent, from that for Feb?
ruary a year ago.
General t rade has been Interferred with
by rain, high water in the Ohio v'ulloy
and snow in the northwestern spring
South Atlantic and Gulf cities have
had some belter weather, with the mer?
chandise movement equal to expectations.
At Chicago and St. Louis there has been
a marked increase In the volume of pur?
chases from jobbers, both by interior mer?
chants in person ami by mail orders, yet
it is probable that the total trade at
neither city equal that at a corresponding
period a year ago.
The stock market was raided by the bears
on the anti-trust feature of the Presi?
dent's inaugural address. London has
been weak, and sold stocks for the past
two days on the unfavorable Kastern po?
litical outlook. The coal stocks have
been weak on the publications unfavor?
able to the Jersey Central Company. In
spite of its irregularity the market has
n very strong tone, the sustaining feature
being the refunding plan announced by
the Lake Shore Company in conjunction
with a bankers' syndicate.
Then- were 262 business failures
throughout, the United States this week,
compared with 2?S last week and 270 in
the week a year ago.
RAISED A BOWL
Raleigh, March 5, -The North Caiollna
railroad lease question was made a spec?
ial orde ? in the house of ropresentatlvso
to-day at 12 o'clock. At that hour those
Opposed to the lease raised such a howl
against considering the Grant substitute,
with Representative Cook." in the chair
temporarily, that the enemies of the bill
were successful in adjourning the hear?
ing until 3:80 in the afternoon. At that
session it was agreed to consider the