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WHITESLAVES.
A ITorrlhln story of the llnwnllan
susnr 1'lmitnf tnna.
II. Hi-iH'dict, a wslter In a .Main street
roHi uuraint, onlv readied tbln t'lly a rw thiyi
ago, iiava Thf l.v At!fltM Wiii'i. J I n In jusl
escaped f-ini a fife of slavery that In accord
InH to lilt story, it hundred times moro severe
In every reaped tliiu were the ulil slsvery dsy
lii-lire tin- war. Learning ol this fact a Tim't
n-Krtcr likcl linn up hi.i! ilrvw out the
following stalimiriit, nliii-li was told In a
straight fin waul manner that can not he (II
believed:
"Alimut all years ago," began Mr. Hene
tl let. "i wax a waiter In a San Francisco reatatl.
rant, wlirn I wss taken alck, and the doctor
who attended me told me that 1 would have
to get car from the San Francisco fogs un
Ipin i wanted to die of consumption. The flrat
day that 1 waa able to he out I walked down
to the water front and waa wstthlng the shins
discharge, when a stranger approached ond
asked me to take a walk. Alter having a
little cuiiviTMiliiiii with me he learned thai I
wl.shrd to leave the city, ami he told me that
be nut Iricudly with a number of people In
Honolulu, ami thai he was conllilcnt that I
could get work aa aun an reached the
IiI iikN. Me told me lhat he represented a
I'Oilun Ih in, and was i-niilidcnl that I could
get free piiMiiigr to the islands if I would go.
I met hi mi the next day and he liifiu mrd mo
thut he had secured thirteen olhera who
Would mi, and lit' Introduced me to aeveral
uf I In in. They all tliougbt it a good chance
to get out of ( allfornia for a while, and J con
sented to go. M e soiled on a achooucr under
a in ii named Mvcru, ami were treated like
reutilar passengers fur a few days, or until we
all pit over our seasickness, when C'apU
Myers came around one day with a big blank
book In hla baiulr. He asked us our true
mimes, place of birth, ace, and what occupa
tion we had followed.
"V thought It very strange proceedings,
but suld nothing, although we were greatly
troubled. When we reached the isluinis, we
did not Lro Into port, but stopped oil I Hide. A
team-launch waa aoou alongside and a man,
who represented himself to be a doctor, ciiiini
alumni, lie and the captain were closeted
for ipille a while, when the doctor came aft
and gavn each one of ua a medical cxamina-
t on. Hie captain and doctor then It'll tlio
thlp, and a few hours after wo weighed anchor
and for two tliijfa we wen: sailing in ami out
union;; island!-. Finally wt; were landed at a
large plantation ami given to understand that
ne were to work III the Held. We learned the
next d.iy thut the plantation waa owned by
two men, who were urmniilcred the hardest
taskiiiuilera on the Islands. We were told
that tte had been employed through the cap
tain and Unit we were to get $M a mouth
each. We hesitated about going to work at
lirst but the foreman talked very nice to u,
mid after we hud worked a moiilh we went to
I he foreman's olllcc to draw our pay. Here
we were horrilled to learn tiiat we had beeu
sold to the sugar-planters as slaves for so
much a head, and thai it would take us just
three years to buy our freedom, If we worked
every day. We were credited with 'Jit cents a
dav when we worked, and when we were too
hick to work thev charged us 75 cents a day
for board. They paid so much lor us, and
we had to work our freedom out at the rale of
S) centa a dav, anil under the laws of the
Island we agreed to tin contract the flint dny
we worked - as going to work with our own
free will signified that we were willing to
work for the Hunters lor our pasaie to the
l-l n 's. Well, we made a hard kick against
six h iieatineiit, but there was no heir) for It,
a- til plantation was guarded by a company
of native soldiers, who were only too willing tit
shoot a white slave who atfmplod to escape.
"When we refused lo work, we were placed
lu the stocks and whipped until the blood
streamed oil our backs. When a man wanted
to I ii t off, because of sickness, a plantation
doclor Is called in, and If the doctor savs ba
Is uot sick the IKHir fellow is either whipped or
killed I have known them lo lake a man out
and shoot bun because he could uot work. A
Milan was taken violently sick one day, but the
doctor said he was all right, and the overseer
muiln him go to Hie Held. He struggled along
until alxiiil noon, when he dropped down
dead. We were worked leu hours a day, and
no set of men were ever worked hiinled in the
world. The work on a augar plantation la
never elided, and there are hut lew men who
can hold It up many years. Out of that four
teen who went with me there are but few who
lived through their slavery days. After I had
been there three years I thought my time was
up, but I had a surprise lu store for me In th
shape of a hill Hie company bad against me
fur eating sugar cane and nlaving sick. The
itvrseer had charged run. with every mouth
ful ol sugar-cane J etet ale, mij il luok luc
just Iwo veara more lo work II out at the rale
of two bits a day. 1 never ale any more
augar-cane. ami as good luck would have it, I
was not sick. It lisik tne just live vears and
a few weeks to work out. and If 1 had to tell
Mill what 1 suffered during lhat time you
would wonder lhat 1 am alive to day. I'eopU
might live lu Honolulu a lifetime and nevei
know inn thing about the slave system that U
being carried tin in tue Sandwich islands."
The Oldest Newspajwr.
It Is generally believed lhat the Timet of
London and the (itufttf dt France of l'aris are
the oldest papers lu existence, but disappears
to be a mistake. The bouor belonga lo the
Chinese, who possess a Journal atarted nearly
a thousand years ago. Its name Is the King
'm. It waa founded, says a learned bllillo
fihist, In the year 911 of the Christian era.
'At Hist II was published at Irreuular periods,
liut In l.'HU It necaine a weekly. lu 1804 It
underwent auotber transformation and ap
peared daily. It costs a half pennv and Issues
three editions. The morning edition, printed
on vellow paper, is deVoted to commerce; the
In . pi'i edition, printed on white paper, contains
tiflicial acts and miscellaneous news, while the
evening edition, printed on red paper, ia taken
up with political Information and leading
articles. It Is edited liv six members of the
Academy of Science, and the total sale of tha
three editions la H.iKM copies.
Groat Altitudes iicarlicd by Halloon.
The ttcent attempt made by aome French
aeronauts to reach a arrest height above the
earth has not been productive of anv particu
lar scientific results. The balloon In which the
ascent was made reached an altitude of over
"ii.U'd feet without the ocfupants of the car
eXericiiciiig auy ill effect except a tendency
to (silliness on the psrt of one of them
When about twelve veara sgo a similar at
tempt was made and the height of 'Jft.ntsi feel
wns retched. II waa Willi fatal resulta c
td'ee out of four aeronauts. 1 lie success ot
Hie i-reseiit eineriineiit is explained b the al
Irtaliou that the ditlicitllies due to the rare
fsri ..n of the almnsi'hcre only Itegln at an
liilude of &1.1M) or '.'4,000 leet Undn
OLIVER THOMAS.
THOMAS BROS.,
Real Estate anil CollectiDE AiTeits.
A Choice List of City and Suburban Property Which We Will Be
Pleased to Show.
HOo iMniiiSU
BUY BEST "METAL ROOFING."
Ready for !
Easily Appliei!
Half the Cost of Tin. Cheaper than Shingl s.
ILSIU) KXTKNSIVKI.Y ON
STORE HOUSES, DWELLINGS, GINS, SHEDS, AWNINGS, PORCHES
WAREHOUSES, BARNS, STABLES, BRICK KILNS, AND IN
FACT WHEREVER A GOOD, CHEAP, DURABLE
AND FIRE-PROOF ROOF IS NEEDED.
WRITE FOR PRICES.
jarpet Felt, Straw Board, Paper ni Bulliu Felt at Lowest Prices
Address all onlera to
IWf'i'i'.tS.V-. ux. TEllS STORAGE COMPANY DALLAS. TEXAS.
BIRD, ANDERSON & CO.,
Wliolt aitle iiiul
Rough andDressedLumber,
Shingles, Sash, Doors and Mouldings.
Long Leaf Lnmlier of All Kinfls a Specialty.
Cor. St. Paul and Elm Sts., Dallas.
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DKALKHS IN-
Diaiioiis, Watches, Clods, Silverware, Spectacles, Etc.
Ouit Motto:" Host jjootls and lownut prices at all times." AVfctches and
Jewelry repaired and warranted.
.MAIN STKKKT.
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TRUNK FACTOEY.
TRUNKS. VALISES and TRAVELING GOODS
Suva the MltlJIemun'i 1'rollt nd (ret better goods.
JKTsTRY POLLAOK& CO.,
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trtic. Mr. I "ilt y comn iin Ihr t. S. ii til
F l,ru:irv; t i taa-u ; In U -d, r ' v ( urdni)
tlinir and trut mid v l r tl ltt tunc m I.
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tnn, and it.' i tLc I'lcM-urr hi tit mil' Hi-' 't-faita a,
tint vmidiTftil ruiv. N.d in n for Trwi if d
Blwxl fix Skiu lMar, nuili-d free.
J D. THOMAS.
Dnlliis, Texas.
, z;z?.- Cheaply Transported.
IfiiSSSPrarticallyfircProoI
ndall ilt'iilera In
1). C. AUSTIN.
& SON,
PALLAS. TKXA8 01S
1. .L.l-lJ
will irll round trip tickots to
KANSAS CITY
AND RETUBN.
For the occasion ot the Fourth Annual on
vpntion of the Consolidated
of the United States, and
National Exposition,
ut
One Limited Fare for the Round Trip.
Tlit-ae tit kels will bo on aale al.all stations
from Oftobor II, to November lu Inclusive,
(jood returning until November IK, Inclu
sive, and will lie sold to all who wlalt to
avail thrinseivea of the low rate. Those
Intending to go should remember that
The Santa Fe it the Only Line tun
ning Solid Trains without
Change of Can of any
Class to Kansas
City. i
Their rtiuiiniipnt Is the Fines! In the Stat,
and TIIKIU TIMK THK KHOKTKT. Ap
ilicatlona for Meeplna; Car space should be
made U the local amenta at the various sta
tions, that it may be preserved. He sure
you (ro via the
Cnnfn Dn Dniitn ?
Ad ii in rn nr.
a Fe Bonte
fflT "THE WISE WILL" f AIT
For the Big Show
Wlllrll
DALLAS, FRIDAY. OCT. 28.
svs
Coming ! In all its Overpowering Majesty
Jolin B. Doris' Great
:-RINn CIRCUS. MONSTER MEXACERTK,
-oniiililni'il wltlt-
E. D. Colvins Grand ROMAN HIPPODROME
mill All uxcolliiitf
NEW. WILD WEST
-Will
DALLAS, FRIDAY, OCT. ,
Wild West Neutiea ; lliipdiomti Uncos ; Circus Acts without number. -Krlul Ciym
nastlc, Contoitlonlsiic, Acrobutlc aud Athletic; Six .Simultaneous Acts ou Hippodrome
track, in lting", on Klevntcil Slitife, and high in tint iiiulueut itir.
MR. WIXiILAM DTJTTON
Chiiuililoll Sumcrhitillt Bnreliauk Kldnr ol the World.
MISS ELLA STOKES
Chumpion Lttdy llurebuck ltldcr of tho World.
WM. O'UKl.I., The Greut, and other Celebrated llareback Riders.
SIR. CHAUI.KS I.OWRV, SKNOlt HARKTA mid JIU.V.S. LKRUNA, The l'linco of
Hurdle Riders, and K others.
MISS LOTTA, The (uceii of the Upper Air, who is snot from a cuniion, tlio cntlro
lonirth ol our Iiiiku tent, and who dives bend forr most Irom the top of the centre polo.
MJSd L1ZZKTTA, The Klvinjr Woman, in Trapeze Keats Kxliiiordinary.
LOA unu KUliK, l ite (ireiitost Contorllonlsla iu the Worltl, The lloueleaa Wonders,
in iiinii.liik' serpentine cnuvoliitions vontortioiiiit(c.
LUlS 1NSON; .MISS SIN'OT; THK GRKAT SATSUMA, the Prince of the Won
tiroiia Isle, in uinlildextioiis. .ImkkIhik llnd rnvliy-l)ofying KtiiiilibrUtm ISxerclsos Ks
tntordinitry. THE GREATEST AND GRANDEST ROMAN HIPPODROME
ever seen 'ueuth God's blue aky. Ditslilng Stecda, with Blooded, Keoklvsa Riders, Dash
ing Drivers, In furious whirlwind Kmnun Ch trlola. Stituding t enuurs iu Komiin Maud
lug Rucea. Hippodrome Heroes and Heroines lu Running, Trotting, Stuepie unit till
kliiiln of Uncea.
TI1K OXK THE ONLY THK GREAT
LEOlSr KIDING 81 HOESES
ut lullest spi ed around the ont-lourlli or a mile circle. The greatest act of undent or
modern duvH. Never before given lu America.
CAPTAIXKLAHSR IS. STUB 13 8
"The Ht'tttleaa Spirit uf the IMhIiih."
The eoniblnation wing shot of the Worltl, with Rllle, Revolver and Shotgun, Rocky
Mountain Scout, Trupper and rmhtiiiUer, twenty years In the Wild est.
1 I .
r.-grr t,.?rjsr tsar
7x7JS:" -"ajA- tvy
Custer at the Little Hit; Horn. A graphic Portrayal ol tho i?i!mmc. vl, the Attack
the Deleal and Death of the Uallnul Custer. u ,i. ,,i iwk sWi
Intllnns, t owboys. ( owl.ov Glrla. Scouta. Fnintlermcn. Mexliana and Cratk Sho s,
led bv the redoubtable CAPTAIN KL.MKK K. STUBHS, the champion wing shot of the
ii
world.
our tkaV:avii,d AVisa1
w ,J .m w -av- ' w-. i
an aU-entrancing grand New Wild Went with whole tribca of Indians, whole .companies
S? 5?oX wholeWbBands ol Cowboys, whole horde, of Mexican Vaalrro; , and Toreadore ,
Stpiaws. JUIdens. Papooses. Indian Huts and Ponles,.Cowglr!s, lllan blayers, Scouts,
Rocky Mountain Trappers. Guides and Hunters. .
Our Magnificent and Multitudinous Mqnagerie
led by a whole drove ol Performing Klephants. Coutalns ZowlOgical Specimen! Iroin
every tine.
OUR GRAND FREE STREET PARADE
uTvansVMoun ted i?.le au J Fe.nale Rid rs, llarne.se.. Klephants. Camels, Mooae, e
bras and Klks. and a world of Mcllitluona Music More sights than tonguecan tell, FRKE
TO ALL, every morning at lo o'clock.
Cheap Excursion Rate on till Ilailroads.
One Ticket with One Price of Admis-lon .tnHie; Shows. DtwrsloiH-iaO nd 1
P. l. Perlorniant'e.itmiincnccs nue.hour lalcr.. i
ttXIllllilH lit
Inter Ocean Shows
exhibit III-
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