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4 ; WEST SIDE rUELIC QUr.K.
BILL HEADS, . " . .
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. ' -"' A ulAnics;
"AudyoS Work of all kind done tviti
" promptness and at ionrfrices "
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ASI I E VI LLE; N. C M O N DAY 1VENING MAY 4, 1885;
:. PRICE: 5 CENTS;
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77 TVSAT? A'..
ille'ISi. la 1 . icctcryi
t.-wl Jfti(A(tn Whereto' enJ P iilr
IC- !iRni&Co v r -J. D.
, iard&C'O.. J. O. H'l'VeM, .'. i: r,
I'- Lee, H. Redwood e Co., J '.
1 t-H. A. li. A: .Soil, VKrwjca, .
W. II. lirown, (r. U. Roberts. - . -
Garden an Field Seal.
Powell Snider, 11:7!. I rons, A. J; MottO
Re.lwoodCo.. J.O I" i,J 1. tku jer, j.
den. Rankin Co. . ii. -Moucure.. -
- , ' - Gram, .!: iv awl Flour.-- .
.1. li. BUrnc. I'owyu
. Vennlman A Co.
. J wmes IV fw
: " W, T.,Weaver, :
. Hoot u
5 1; 1
s. , W4
- Boott mwt Slalumrrg. : s "
- J- U -"Wilkle, N. ilorgai) & Co., 11.1 : Irta
" irok, H. 1L J.yoDM. - - -
j v . .' - Druqmtlt nZ Phnratiuxnt'uU . '
Mtistfal Instrument, it-e-.
DeVauU Bros. 1 " J f
i- . ' Jnxicrt.. J
C. Covran, SteffiKMc and Robcrtsoit: j
1 . .SurnSt Groceries. t
Fowell auI 8nlier. R E-kepler, A. II. Cooley,
1'enley A l!o.. F. SUraes, O. W.Goodlake. A. J.
: iterrtil, J.TK. Ware, Ware and Howell, A. C. Davis,
James FrstfikH, J. J. Mm-kaj & Co.. Jesne K. Starncs,
H Koland & Sons, T. W. Shelton, J. K. ITull.G. H.
Starnes, N. Fenlawl. reniana Aieaonuer.
Etitcltersi Meat Dltrt,.&c.
, Zachery Bros:, James lM&lf, t. X. Bavin, "Mc-
:oniall anl Drake. , .
- '..: Jiakcrlci. --
J. j. Dcsmoml. F. M. Johnsou, J. . OUycr. '
3. J. Desmond, Xfectory), J. M Heston'.
. ' SatljleiTf, Harnett, tt.
S. M. Gilbert fc Co., Alexander and Penland.
: furniture, tr. v ;-
. v n Williamson: Voore Jt'Falk; P. S.Mc-
. Mullen.- , : v ' . :
., - Intlerhiicr.
, X. Brand, J. V. Brown John Ctayton
; Oxrf DcaUn. ' . -
s K. Veniibie.' D. S. Wat on, Hill and Atkins
N: W. GirdirooditMOf. ;1 t-.. u vi -i. ,
- . 'fxiublcday t- SeoTt, - : '
" Cmtitnrinit, OtrpetUert. aitd CuOdert.' -
- : i i!.v.. inkK vrnri. J 'A. Waener. T. O.
. ' .. wwi-nUVTe. J- AnnMrunK. J. Buttriek, T. L.
rutyton, A. .' Ww. ,
. .V'V- ISUirkmnUhs :
U. WCaut.fc, J. H, Woody. ";
jsWiuiUama. Eagle, Grand
Carolina House, blagle House.
The Villa, Flortaa
lIeaUhs?onaiion. . ....
--v.- Private' Soardittgr'
A T Sn.nmcv. P. 8. "McMullen, Miss Bettie
uM.. n niuu.u t .ffin Mra. A. K. Hal
" c...:.K ip w Vlra A W Chnilli.
Mill, im ouiiuu, . i 7 , ;. , , , '
J. . Carter, i. it. Kob.'rts,i.JI. Grahl, O.L.3IC.
I wnald, M. J. Fagg. J. A. Fagg; J. K. fiaiJUi.W.
T. Reynolds, Mrs. 'f. E. Kcynolds, E. Sluder, Mrs.
.. i n., w w Mfiinvoll. James W.Patton. Mis,
' Iicester Chapman, H. C. Hunt, E. J. Aston, Mrs.
II. C. France. . ' . "
Lircni, Safe and Feed. Stable. . - - '
ReyuoicU Chamber?, J. M. Bay "J r . A. Wed
liu. James SevUir, C. O. Allen. T. H. StenslH
Wm. Cox, K. W. Herndon, 8. H. Barnard, G. W.
Morgan t Co., E. T. Clemmons, Jesse It. Staraes.
Culit get, Schools,. &c
ichoviiin FAmale Colleee. -"Asheville ilale
Academy. Newton Academy, MissGoodloe's High
' choou Mrs J. 1. uammons miiurj ku.
three white public schools, two eood colored
schools.' A graded school has been authoriaed by
' law, and a Stale normal school will be held every
summer. . " -
... 'Millinery, tc.
' Mrs. H. M. Uerndon, S. Whitlock, Mrs. M. E.
Attorneys At Law.
urT'i,.t.t. xfnrri J. H. Merrimon. E. H. Mer-
rimon. M. E. Carter, A. L. Carter, Gudger Car
ter. J. M. Gadger, F. A. Sondley, w. . uisnman,
Richmond Pearson, E. D. Carter. W .W. andiver.
Davidson Martin, T. A. Jones, S. H. Keed, W. ii.
am, iita W 'R. Whitson. Jones and
Uardwicke, Johnston fc Shnford, W. M. Cocke,
Katt Atkinson. A. T. Davidsen, w. H. Malone,
V. S. Lusk, P. A. Cuaimings, A. J. Lyman,
' " - PttwrtctoHS and Surgeons.
. i). J.-Cain. W, U '& Vf. D. HiUiard, John fiey
, Williams,. J. A. Burroughs, J. A. Watson, 31. 1.
, Nelson, Wardlaw McCiiU, H. P. Gutcbell.
C e Dentidt.
- ii, W. 'hiton, B. H. Douglas, K. H. Reeves. A.
B. War.- - - Jr, '
Banlt, Bankers and Brokers.'-
Bank of AsbeviHe, Sluder 4- Barnari'. ' ' . :
' i i " Mreftairf Tailors. '. - : - :
' : S. W. geharilc.. .V V -
Dealers in Fart. -
Jl. EUickl ' . - ' ". " '
. ' . Ueal hetate Agencies. -
' Walter B. Gwynl k. J. Lyman Kutt. Atkinson,
K.J. Aston, Ii. M. Jones. ., -.,
- Architect and CieU Engineers, - "
'- s F Veuable. J A Tennant, -
; . Tlbaeeo Warehouses.' ; ..
The Asheville Warehouse, The Banner Ware
imiiHA. The Farmer's Warehouse, Kay's Ware
house, Ihe Buncombe Warehouse.
Tobacco Manufacturers Ckcvring and Smoking.
8.B.W-est,McCarty & Hull, J. E. Bay, E. L
Holmes C., Shelton t Perry, W. P. W illiamson.
- Coopers, i-e. ' -i.
F. 8orrell, N. W. Girdwood, William Weaver,
J Hart. - - .
'Wines, Liquors, &c. '
- Xouahran Bros., Hampton Featherstone, W.
O. Muiier.a-Co., A. P. Borrell.. ,
; . , ' Papers Bangers. ' : . . ": '
Cain t Hunt, Moore & Falk, K. K Fitzpatrick.
- T)tiLf and Weekit citizen, Daily and Weekly
Advance, The Asheville Iri)une.(weekly.)
, - Ji Offices. -
The CltiZE Job Olflce, Huut d-Bobcrtson.
, . . .Photographer.;'- S . -
Xat. W. Taylor, W. T. Bobertaon, I, T. Hill.
' GrtM MiOs, Ac :
Jordan t- nallyburton. J. W. Girdwood, as: K
""Buttriek, McLanc ,' - ' -QZ,
frrtWzers, "' - '
F. K. Waddell. "Star Brand.1 Pennhnan 4 Co,
"Anchor Brand," G. M. Roberts, Alex. Porter,
"Piedmont,"- W. H. r-enland, "Owl Bratd," Bear
den, Kanklr. fc Co, "Ober t- Co.'s Special," Lyon
Jt Walker, 'Farmer's Friend," T. C. tstarnes, 'Ar
lineton," W ;W. Barnard. "Sea Fowl,"' X. W.
Giidwood 4-ij- "Soluble Pacinc." , - .
' , . ' w ' Intnrance. -i " , - .
- E. J. Aston .Thos. W. Branch. -
- " ' W.. K Telegraph.
S. G. Weldon, manager. - ;. s.-'
' .' Southern and Adams Ltrprcet. -;
F. A.-Stikeleather, manager. -
- , Civil Officers of Buncombe County. - - ' '
fiherlffj. R. Rich; Deputy Daniel Reynolds; 8. !
C Clerk E. W. Herndon; Kegister J. . Pattenor;
- Treasurer J. H. Courtney. Surveyor B. F. I "at on;
Tax Collector T. W. Patton. f,jV '-: '
. inferior Court. - ; - - '.
' Justices G. A. Shnford, C. B. Way, J. M Green;
- Wlerk Mont 'atton; Solicitor H. B. Carter, j
" " County Commissioners. - " , . '
' J. E. Eanllii, J. A'. Reagan, G. W, Whitson, L.
- L. Chllds, Thos. D.flrittain.: - ; . -; ; - r'r
. --. i -.hifliees of the Peace. '- - -
A T. Suairouy, N. A.-Penland,-T. W. Patton, C.
H. Way, J VjJjedhni, J. M. Jarratt, J. B. Cain. -.
-- City Government.
Mayor . J. Astou; Aldermen Wi H.- Pen! and,
T.C Weatall, A. P. Sorrell, I. Gorc-nfle, William
Weaver; Marshall A IL Baird: Chief Police W. G.
McDowell: 1'oUceuien. J II. Hartpton, R. W.
trowan.. . '
. . . Fire Department. . ' .
Hose N. 1, Foreman U. C. Fagg; H. t- to' No. I,
Capt. A-F Hull. t -
' Sanitary Department. y -
Dr V 7 Millard, Sanitary Chief. ' -
V 8. Commissioner, A. T. Sumroey.. Deputy
Coll'eetor, (stamp oflice) A. D. Cooper. District
iK-tnitv S, '-'. I lerren; Deputy Marshall, R. O.
Falterwjn, A. V. Patterson, T. K. Davis, II S. Har-
j;i;ud Ib'aU District and Circuit' Courts. - .
lm""el? P Dick, Solicitor J. E. Boyd, Clerk J.
r ' V eed, Deputy Clerk P. A. Cummiugg.
,. r"l Crr-' ' ': '-
It. L. C.i ' I -f-i, Clctks W:fB. Moore, W. L.
Nirian,A i.CiiH. -. -": .,"-."'
fsm-inff 'Maekuit Agencies.- - " "
Ky.M.rS. -n-nn, J. H. nerring, Hiief Clerk
r- , ! .'' l-s'-.-e Mrger.-M. II.- Morjnthan,
.,-( v- 'ifoi Wii. t'omestic, S, lUChed
t. .... - .-l, r. i-t't'- ' -
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vol-, i.-: .
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JXTERksmo LOCALS t
- - ', f OTJRTH "PAG1
a " ivea S 50 i.''- -
a' 5 ' 1 r,
T fcs & 21 p. i
" lepttd 9 J2 . . i
s Xho Waynes ville traiu rtiscbes ' '
rctnrmj?T, leaves Va;iosvl-.
!'' t o cent Ci'ar !.i
ois3' "W.tel' "
AWT. -Veaw e A
r j; a'
Hand-AIade felMt-j .t me.ii.
Will b publishod every' er:
cept Sunday) at the- folio?
strictly hh - ,U.
Ono Year, : 'V.V'..
Three ". . :, , ,r . '
One Week, . . . ; ' w
Otur Carriers will deliver ihe paper ev
ery evening in every .part of the city to
our subscribers, and 'parties wanting it
will please call at the CmzKir Office.
JS?We shall issue an early, edition of
the Daily every afternoon,' in 'orderto
place the paper the same evening along
the" line ,of the.: railroad . from here to
Salisbury. This will . place ? the noon
dispatches in the hands of our readers
on the" line of the W. N. C. Rail Road
Booner than any other paper in the State.
' -f v. ,
J8"Our friends will remember tliat
the Semi-Weekly ; Citizes has been
merged into the DaiIt.; - ' i f
'. The Weekly has not been discontin
ued, and any one desiring to change to
either Daily or Weekly can do so. -.
otick.';"- "-' . :
Persons t ho fail to get tlieir'papers,
Daily or - Wekki.y Citizex, will confer
a special favor upon us by calling atten
tion to the same at the office. , -
Temper ATtTRE- at Asheyili.e
May 2nd., Maximum,' " ;
" 3rd,: Minimum; -. -' v
" ; r :rd,. Maximum, ,
" .-- 4th, Minimum, , " .'
Look out for the new goods at'McMul-
len'p. ; v - - . . ' - -, d3t
J udge Dick has arrived, and is a guest
of air.. A. L. Bummey.r.T ,.. . t -i I
Gen. 11. li. Vance is homo on a brief
visit. We have not yet had the pleas
ure or seeing him.
In our issue of the 30th of April we stated
that the tobacco of Mr. Ferguson - sold at
the Buncombe Warehouse, average S11. It
averaged 37. . .-I
us to give notice to those expecting seeds
from Washington City, that he has in
formation from the department that the
supply for this season is exhausted.
Our old friend Mr. Jos. C. Baird, of
Alexanders, born ?n the year 1812, gives
notice to his many relatives that they are
invited through this medium to attend
his birthday dinner at Alexanders on
the 12th of May. .
I The weather since the rain on Friday
has been somewhat bracing after, the
series, of preceding summer days. , The
frost ooint was readied en Sunday and
Monday mornings, th mercury standing
at 42 at sunrise. , v '-,'':" -
Waynesville pursues very rigidly the
severe course Of sanitation it entered
upon ja&t year. Then it stamped out en
tirely the seeds of typhoid fever which
was prevalent and fatal the year before.
Last year there was no-sicknesS; This
year there will be none.. Tire causes
were recoirnized. and removed. Let all
our towns, big and small, do likewise. -
By great inadvertene- speaking Of the
very excellent Aliegnany -.iiouse at
Franklin, we wrto "Arlington." The
Alleghany has earned a good name of its
own and has no need to draw -upon the
well established fame of the several very
excellent Arlingtous to acquire reputa
tion. The Alleghany has a merit of its
own which wu commend itself to alt
whovisitit. -" r
Col. W.- L. Saunders,7 the .very able
Secretary of State, is ak present at the
Cleveland Springs. He & S snflfJr from
rheumatism, hich has tortured linn for
someyears.' ; With all his BUffenrrg, theJ
vigor of his mind,, his habits of Ittudy,
and his geniality of temper remain un
changed, intellectflally standing . the
peer of the loftiest, and socially the cen
tral point 01 ail tuai is cnarming. e
hore his stay at the Springs will restore
him to the full enjoytBeni of life. ,
. The" Raleigh "N&fr1jhserier :ya that
Prof, Moses, of Goldsbo, has been-SBT
lected as Principal of the Asheville, Nor
mal School. ' We regard Ibis as most
happy selection. Prof. M.i from Khox-
ville, we think, and his reputation as an
educator inspired his appointment, still
a very young man, as head of the Golds-
bore Uraued School, 'wnicn he uas corv
ducted'-with such . ability as to have
drawn from Dr. Mayo the comeaehdation
of being the model graded school of the
South. - - , .. v. ' -
Through the instrumentality of the
Oon. Thos D. JohnstoB, a postomce has
been established on Savannah creek in
Jackson county, six miles west of eb-
ster, known as Werfeyana, : Mr, B. I.
Barron, "--pobtmast r. Alohg this route
ia dailv iflflil f - 1 v avto Franklin, a
distance of 20 miles, end yet, until now,
not a single intermediate ofiiee."
" - Mr.: Johnston had already.ikeu steps
to correct the -delajr in the mails cdming
east from. '-.Frank fin. They will soon
come in thUd'rection as expetiitiously as
they aiow Wesf. . .. . .-
' A - PayS'Class of the Kithcen Garden
School will be organized, provkled a suffi
cient purriber'apply to vt arrant the under
taking. Price of session of six weeks, $1.50.
All wishing to join the tfass ill please
report on Thursday, May 7th,"two O'clock
in the afternoon, at the Episcopal Church".
May -Si at
Go to MeMnllen's for yen
and car; ; '. . ! . ".'.
- Don't Ik'ltS i.' ..ne thci
-ltiiien's,ber. .i e buy big". . '.-
t k at r.c-
Lost,- .. f '.
0 SirctnY ! t fi.Noo.v, a 'pu,',: I
gold uiounted Fye-.u,4.5ses near sigiu. J.
Suitable reward paid to any one' return
ing them to Dr. John Ilev Williams. .
May 4, dit . ' ..'.. '
Thanks... . - .. ' ' . . - . .. ;,'-..'"
'The Baltimore Muiixoctum-' liecord
is pleased to say:- , . .
:"The Citikejt, of Asheville,' Jf.lJ., a
mofat excellent paper, will hereafter be
issued daily, tho growth of Asheville
beiner uch es to justify t'ss publishers -of
the t'r"-"-"-in giving that town a fir.e
d ' ''-t -'.'--', "- ." . "i'-J'--".-.'
F 1 "M, f -;T,a.v;.: ,-:.:.;. ;,;,;';'
J! t'ortmeet5ito-iilt)rrowr . Martial
Lttle 1 as not yet arrived. . Col. j, D.
Glenn, Clerk pftheMaril'al.'ha arrived,
and some ??ry familiar faces aroalso
seen, on the street, among, tieai extMar
Ehal Kepgh, nUo Mr.-J. E. Boyd, District
' t"i-r.yi and MrW. "S. Ball,' assistant
tleinen very pleasantly of MrCleve;a ad's
indecision on whatever motive eonwoll-
og his action. - " - j , - '
8?Mi-AxxrAL Debate- ' - Vs '
! We acknowledge a very eojrdialfotita-
tion from, the Cliosonhic ' Society wof
Weaverville College to attend the Semi-
Annual debate of th Society on the
night of the 8th inst. u JhVpreaidjent f
tne feociety is 1. Jl. Meiaroy; secretary,
D. T. Alexander; ortttoref 2: V. Rbfcerta
and D. .F-. Skinner. We append the
programme of the evening exercises C, r-,
Declaiiners A. P. Wilbar and R, S.
Question Is it " probable ' that ' the
United States will become a greater na
tion? -.4. r.i--r , ;. : '..'.- ' 1,
f Affirmative.. : '. Negative.
J. E. Roberts,. .. , A. J. Fletcher.
J. W. Pickens, r - D. B. JiArison, 1
J. N.Bolton," , " Jan. N. Gill. J
I The. 'Asheville Cornet Band ."will - fur
nish music for the occasion. '.-There will
be a picnic on the following day. The
1 . 1 :n l 1 " . - -,AX . .
uauu w in do in aiieiiuance. ' -.
j On the night of the 9th the band'will
give a concert, and wish ail to attend.
; -;- - Very respectfully,' -' .
' ': :'J D. B. ROKISOX.
Oar Slfti mrrespondent says' : ' :
I Dr. Sk J. Mixter and wife accompanied
by MratlS. W Morton and Mr. Gallouoe
Morton - of Boston -are snondins a tew
da s in Jackson county, Siting places
oi iu wrest , - ana tattm pisuiograpiiu:
Views. Thev --spent.-. Fda? night at
Syltaantt .from therft the made the
tnoTfatnrdav for a tour of th 11 oner
Tuckaaege country on th et)th end of
Jackson, oui of the mrm litcturesqne
sections of all the beautiful tnounfain
country oZJXestamJSotih Carc4iiUuJVe
hope the lr- and Jiis party maj njoy a
pleasant trip and be amply rew ' L-d1 for
TH WAYXESVIM.e NEWS. -t f
r 11...L.. 1 1 1..--
paper to Mr. Harry
paper to Mr. Harry" E. Harman of South
Carolina in order to take a position on
the staff of the Greensboro PtUribt. Mr.
Harman will, enter nponhis new' field
with the next issue. Mr. Ueniby has
made a good and useful.'paper of the
News, has urged yerv zealously the inter
ests of his town and cormty, and has
1 r 1 1 x , 1 . -'
Deen uniiormiy pieasani in nis rciauona
with the press. We part with him with
great regret, and wish him success in his
new position, . ;
The DiFPfcin-TY as Jackson.
Our correspondents,, in ' Webster nd
Sylva have each informel us;of the affair
beTwe3n Bumgarner and McCurry which
resultccTso seriously to the latter". We
learn that -the. difficulty grew but of a
dispute over the right $t the - parties, to
pass over the lands of the other. Neigh
bor s had been, m-thcr habit of' passing
over the lands of Bumarger to ' reach a
wagon way common to the neighbor
hood. Tins land had recently been fenc
ed in and put in cultivation."-McGhrrv
applied to Bamgarner for permission to
haul loads over . the- aforesaid crounds.
iua rumgarner reiusea lor ine reason
that it was now enclosed and, his crop
planted. .Then McC'nrrv. as a measure
of retalition, notified Bum garner that he
should not pass through bis graurids by
me roaa winch passed through it .The
other said he would see about that; and
th same afternoon, accompanied bv his
sonwent over to McCurry 'a farm; Mc
Curry was in his field eighty; or' a'hfttt
dred yartls f rot it his lions and had just
started to the house with a pole on his
shoulder, and an axe in his -hand when
the others came Up. Bamgarner hailed
McCarry.apparentlv amit ablyjbutalmoat
immediately brought down his musket,
cocked it And . pulled triger.;-:- 'The' , eap
did not explode, and McCJurry threw his
axe at Bumgarner, c.itting his log; and
also throwing a stone, which' struck his
opponenUfl the face. : Seeing Btimparn-
er drawing a pistol, McCtirry.rlpsed with
him, and threw him.Bu2tiajiH; under
neath, called upon his son to beiD him.
ilia son drew a knife and gave McCurry
four or five cute in the head and. shoul
ders, which compelledjiiav In rise.'
soon as- Bumgarner . gained . Ins feet, he
drew his ; pistol, firing once or twice,
one ball striking McCurry on : the leu
side above tho hip, and lodging on the
other aide. - Jtrhas not been extracted.
McCurry- "cxhil: ' is such extraordinary
spirit and .vital.ij? that it cannot be 6aid
his wounds are dangcrons.
a-as arrested, -a&d diseharge! on "urn nwa
recognizance. t- ;: . ; v -;
Baptism., V --'---; '..-" ;-'" ;;-
iYesterJar &rty eight- col used persons
w .re l)ttptreU- m flic ' French Broad . just
below -t& ifvn Sridge; - Jt had, ratler the
appearancK of A holiday than of a religious
occasion,;'-;- V$h3t:.& pf1 111 1 de'sedpt ions
throngedthe hthways: filled wkli colored
people! hundreds of Khi!es. Ihroiiged :to
tlie scene. The hri.l'ge waj crowded from
end to end, and te hillsides .were banked
with six'Ctafors 'IVobably two thousand
were present, and there was much more of
levity than eoh mnity in: the proceedings.
The officiating minister performed the rite
fimmerfcion with due propriety, but was
annoyed "at; the wtm vppatheti' feelinjc of
most of 'he lookers on. . i -"
Kenxebhc Ice. '--.'
A full supply of: the Kennebec I ce re
for-- pale; -at
The bent 5 cent C: r in Asbevilla is
tlie Fan at Pelham's Dki-c Stobs.; .
For a d-.-lii'ions of cold eo! x water
goto..- Pr.i.itA w's Dr.vr.. Stoke.
ille Citizex ,
HE - MAT-
Weavekvii i k, N. C , !
..Messrs! .Jailors ;--Wii!.
lish thatje ."have'estal
Library in Weavervi'!a
i a College
e, and also
her . have
never h? ! ; . i a. !
and are therefore-? :;.,
in thw esaehtial brantli
cation.;-. There 'isji'ot! '..
than a gockl collection' of i
not n'ble to buy all we lies
peal to' a generous public t
enterprise, and thereby' ai
f a library
' j I 1 .'tore
" ye-- ap
. a us in this
poor but-worthy", voting-who- will
profit greatly by such gi-. Will "some'
kind friend give ns a goo l j-jeotid-hand
Encyclopedia?.: We' nee 1 1 'stories, 01-
osraphitSj, )oets, ia. , , -ry kind of
MHl .book.- there r.re u who have
oks.whi''ti t!i -'' 1" " t-l and will-
go where they will W siwaking for years
and hel ping tw jay 0 . foundation of
hizh and noble charubter. - . -. 1 ' I":
' -'-ffor the A.
- .TEr." AX A.
We ask also for specimens of minerals,li65ting Pender county, . examining the
fossels, Indian felica, lc. It is oar pur
pose" to have Bpecpaens of evefy " variety
n this country &nd many ufoi-e. not
only as an exhibit, but -also for the purpose-
of teaching; We shall bQ greatly
Obliged to all the friends of higher ed
bation who will help in this good iwrk.
Send -to me by mail or freight to Alex-,
knder or Asheville,. and notify 'me of tha
fact. "' - ' -::-' '. - ' ' .--;
; - -: :. ;r;i-t -:-' J. ATKlSS.
; .V-'wi i-.ei T-lForthe AshcviUe CiTiKEh'.
To 3fy Fellow Citizcas of,
I The paper" signed Tax Payei-s" issued
on Saturday was . evidently Written by
an old political trickster. For boldness in
its style, falsity in its statements and tor
adroit new in twisting the figures con
tained in it o a.-) to place the bxird of
aldermen and their -ofticials'. hj a false
light, the, production could not be snr:
passed, even by the.participato'rs in the
great Star Route transactions. An old
gentlerran once told me that it was im
possible to touch,' pitch without becom
ing defiled Remembering that . and
considering from whence this ' piece
emanated,'-1 thought I would make no
reply to any part of which might be con
strued as touching on . me; but as great
publicity has been given to the piece. I
am constrained to tou?h 011 one or two
points. " . - - - . -" - -;.'.
Tax: Payer.n writes as follows : i.;,;
'The iaw require thi-iu to make oat a
transcript of their receipts nnl expend
itures and post It tit the Co-irt House
door ten-days before (he election of the
citizens." ' ' ' . - v
1 This was. done., and in addition the
statement published in the Daily Advance.
-.fc-ti.Km nn.ir eatmnf fcn,
.""" ;v.. vV
j days required by law and .-eonseqhenily
in statins his fijrnres for the year's ex
penditure of the Lusk board he leaves
out nearly a month, and does hot account
to the public for the money spent .by
them during that time '.-.'"'" - . .'
This man "Tax Pavers" writes, "a
condensed and unsatisfactory statement
(not a fair tranacnot as provided by law)
has been published, .but ' neither shows
where the uionev comes from nor where
it baa gone to." . '
Ihe statement rendered wa a. con
densed one, an itemized one was never
required and has never boon rendered.
If he means to imply that the statement
is an unfair one, one intended to deceive,
I pronounce the statement as false and
the fit product' of the foul heart that
conceived it. If he or his party cannot
understand it, it is because they are too
stupid to do ; so, or avt the knave and
appear not to do so. ' -' - . 1
this man rax Payers in the lace 01
arf explanatory -statement published by
me m the Daily Advance, that the -Bar
Room tax not beinjr return 3d to me as
special taxes was included: in Real and
Personal taxes, states that the- said tax
is unaccounted for. His statement is
therefore wilfully ; false, and worthy of
the foul heart that concxlvett it. My
statement was satisfactory to ray fellow
citizens generally, and by good and
nonest men wnose opinion. i vai tie.
What the motley crowd of which "Tax
Payers" ii the. champion think of me.
does not amount to the value of a row of
pinsand-will not . cause me an attack of
sleeplessness - - ; ;:.:i. .C II. lCKra,i
Mr. M., Si .-Alexander of Leicester, says
the people vof his sectionT generally ; a"re
mticlv behind in"-h:tving supplies far home
use, Wut, say s"he, 'Voii may bet your bof-tni.y-iio'Juour
farmers will not be w ithout
hoir.a .-.g-.tppHes another "year." "Un says
her farmers report th6 prospect3, so far. as
better for good crops thair foe ears ; all
they:will. require will be good seasons. We
urge r our tanner to raise full home --sup
plies,-;and. as much 'good tobacco is they
can raises . .:'; r -:'-; 7 -7.-- -"Tr"'
!- We jbave just recti ved a splendidly
gotten up ana neatly printed pamphlet
entitled A Thkaties ox ' f he Utility of.
Nattbe's Remedies. This is an interest
ing little book giving a' history of the
reven Springs of z VVasbington county,
Va:, from the waters of wh ich are made
the1 famous Severi-; Springs "Iron-Alum
M" 11 tells J'011 j10 ' rcmedy is
prepare!, puv uiuuunir vi-jiuuicr-ous
instances of. its wonderful curative
powersrand furnishes testimonials from
many prominent physicians,- and others
of high positiojs m both the State and
Church. .We commend its careful perusal
to all classes of the human family,: and
advise every one to send, their name and
address to Laadtnu & Litihfield; Abing
don, Va , who will take pleasure in mail
ing vou a copy of this valuable little book.
LOST; ':;,.'.-;.;"." -
: A Gold Headed Cane with initials "A.
D." 6n ' head. Tinder will be rewarded
by"Veturning e -;neto A.' David, at Ham
mershlag's, or leaving at Citizen Omcei
Six 10c- papers Landreth's Garden
Seeds for 25c. at Pelharo's Drug Store.
Peas and Beans in bulk.
. : . - '
ar' I von' v - . '
' Cigar to be found onlv
Afik for Capillaire at Pelha:is .Soda
.Peliiaui'is Soda U the (Wildest and most
dflicions in the city. - - y
.-Pelham'a niasMve Argtv Stida -Fountain
has nj:ftin-opened for the season.
.Garden IV a- at iV.ham's, 10c. pint.
; - n. STATE - NEWS." v y; v
'The Gold Lfaf notes Jhe death; twelve
nViles. north of Ilenderson, bf Mr. George
Heck, father of Col. J.; M. Heck ' in his
84th year.' - s v ..- . '.,.'..;
V The "work on the line of rail road from
Wilson to Florence HlSC , ' tia Faye'te-
vnie the W.'.-S v. shortcut was to
have been, begun on tha 1st inst. The
line is 70 miles long,: i saves about
tnat distahee. - .
- The . Lender notes the t ' 'on death at
Winston of Mr. J. H. Mr , s-Dfohun-
vub iuKiuuer ui tuo vuu.i t.naiaa turn
i. ' . 1 fiL-AJH', - T . I -
Grand Lodge, tie was I-puty: Grand
Master, and in tu-. hnf npment, was
rast urand 1'atnarcn. -! - ;. ' ? x
On the 1st day f May Tune were ter
rible wind and hail storms in this State
and South Carolina especially along the
line of the Raleigh' and Gaston rail road
north of Baleigb, jind tn Columbia. S. C
The hail was largo and r btmdant, aud ia
the latter city horass wore blown .down
jii unroofetl; and i-ail't'6!kl" bridges over-
. .. t -
f.ThevWiltutngtoa &xr sayS Maj. S,
Finger, Supt, of Public Instruction, is
road that ia being constructed by, convict
labor throuirh the Angola . ' pocoson.
When finished the'road will be ten miles
long. The road is 24 feet wide, . flanked
paither side by deep and wide ditches,
canaLi in fact.. The soil is very rich, and
when drained, by these ditches, 'will
bring much valuable land into market.
Glad to see that the rail road - works in
Western North Carolina have not absor
bed all the convict labor as . some of our
friends down East seem to believe.
; The Waynesville Xews says Mr.. T. B.
Crary of Asheville has taken the contract
to make 250,000 bricks for the. buildings
to bo erected during the summer" by Mc
intosh and Sprague in Waynesville. The
same paper says about 140 convicts are
being worked between the Nantahala and
Murphy in grading the railroad, cross
ties are being gotten out. Track-laying
will -be commenced soon, and the road
will be completed and trains run to Jar-
uiiH' . .1 , : t e u . u
frett's,iibbut twelve miles from the mouth
of the Nantahala, the nearest point to
Robbinsville. . An 'early completion of
tne roaa to Murphy seeuiB a certainty,
We are indebted to an attentive friend
from Brevard Vor items of information,
allof.nhich, however,, had been anticipated.-
We -nevertheless esprets, 00 r
tnankfulnessfoi 111s, kindness, and iKipe
he wih vnte again. .
A Gooo SLGGi;itiX.
The TidloWmg was handed us Satur
Messrs. Editors: The result of to-day's"
work will be a new citv administration.
and it behooves them, if they wish to
secure to tho city a suwcsafnl govern
ment, to pay epeeial attention to the
providing means to run tho city on a
cash basis. The evidence furnished"bv
Buncombe county during the past nine
months as to what can ha done bv an
efficient ofliet'r- fives . thu itvy-a -fine
chance to prout, by the oxampirior, the
county. 1 see no reason -whv theconntv
tax coller tor; Capt. T, W. Patton, cannot
be appointed also tax collector lor the
city, provided he will accept the position.
and am satished that cvury citizen, who
has the welfareof the city at heart, will
endorse my-snggestion. . ;
- ; A Democrat
Not twenty minutes belore this Was
handed us, another citizen', o taxpayer
and a republican', made tho same sugges
tion to. iu, on tho ground 0 theefficiency
ol Capt. Patton as a tax collector. Every
man who pays his taxes natnrally thinks
every other man outrht to do so, and
capt. Patton s- record as tax collector 01
Buncombe, haviftgadded over two thousr
otherwise would not haveotteii therein,
these taxpayers think he should be re
ceiver 01 uuies lor tne cuv. it ia r goou,
financial suggestion. ' - , : . : .
: .We had the pleasure of a visit on
Rlonday . 'from" our old friend Jame D.
Glenn, of Rockingham, f -r two terms
member of the House from R x kiniihanv
county and Speaker pro. U rn , member of
the Boant of Agriculture, Colonel ol the
Third Regiment of ' State Troops, and
now Clerk to Marshal Settle. rhereveT
tried, he has proved himself the man
competent to fill all. positions with hon
or to himself and benefit to the Slate.
Welcome to Col James D - Glenn.'
; Gen'l Johnstone Jcnes Jhas returned from
Raleigh, to which city he had gone to ar
range for the summer encampment "of the
State troops." Nothing definite was' con
cluded. If the tribes of the troops are
consulted, decision wilf be difficult The
western troops-wish tF go to the' seaside;
and the eastern men,' to, the tnountains.s.--
"In viewpf the probabilities of ah attempt
to rescue the prisoners, Ray and Anderson,
from the "Asheville" jail, it is" well to let it
be known that the jail is ell guarded, and
a rescuing viiy iu ,omi ui iuuc
welcome. - A word to the wise, &c. ...
EXECUTOR'S SAI-E,- . ' , -
' I win proceed to sell atSilwr
Springs, the late residence of JL Henry, on ;
; Saturday, May 2?,J, 1885, '.'
A'lot of nersonal- property, consisting 6f Furni
ture. Cook Btove, Farming Tool?, Ac., belonging
to saia estate. -
.forma, nf Hale All sums of So.00 or lean CAfH.
Sums over Ave Hollars on a credit of six months,
with note and solvent ewumy. .
. ," . - P. A. CUUMTNGS, Ex'r.
May '., IS85-w4w " --
THERE 18 XO I'LACE TJKE HOME,
When you have your old Furniture Repaired
and Polished nicely, and your House nicely
Decorated, and your Musical insirumenis inno
vated This you can have done by calling on
G. l GRUBBS, over VanGihlor Brown's, who
will do anything you wish inside your house.
Best of City References given, and Satisfaction
Guaranteed. Apr 17-D t- W lw.
Round -Knob Hotel;
: - AV: N. C. H. K.
NEW "MANAGERS. IS
new olK?n for the reception of visitors.
Round Knob is situated on the line of 'the
W. N. C- R. R.,';6 miles from Asheville,
and In the Valley" of Dlue Ridge Mountain.
House newly furnished .with all conven
iences. Table-- supplied from the best
markets, ' Climate am! u titer not excelled
bv any seclion in V.'. N. -Carolina. - "
' Hi'diest Fountain in th-e World in-full
vicwofthe Hotel,.throwing a stream 203
feet -hiah. -Nort'un-. visitors will find it
to their interest to visit thi lu-autii'til an.l
rom;t!i:io s;t. . Ti lirrri.ii r.H'oc hi !!'.!.
Fiirtlirr 'mdirnialion. nitdrtss
W. 11. TROY. '
Ap 2 ;-Oif - - - iifv.in ! Kimb. X,
-- : - ,: r ;, ; .
ASSOCIATED PJRE83; TELEGRAM SPB-''ii-
. CIA L TO CITIZEN. j.
: . RUSSJA.
CUiiia - PI neks . up Conrage.
..J;-''- r : -1 - - - ., : .--
, fc War with Rnula Threateaed. s
.'.;.' r. LoN"Dos,.May 4tl, "i p m. .
r Loiuloa. Dispatches from Tientsin state
that the dispute between China and Rut.
Sia regarding the frontier of Vantchooria
hrs become acute owing to the "nori arri
val of Russian members of 'the defimitw-
bem Commission, ani the t constant pot
ponmenl of the dl pf their arrjf itb$
plate .of. meeting to fettle tbe . bcniJdarjv
The Chinese Oommisnion have been trarl
for the past sevfat''nontlu to hegioVlie-
work of dehminaticn. . The' fcifurr't.:'
Kusfeian . vMintM&f "Id them has
caiwetl the Chinese- Goverxunent to' fear
that the sim course puraued by Russia
respecting, the a Afghan . frontiers, will-" he
followed, In thi caseiovv that the difficulty
with France in relation -to .Tonqum has
been, settled, ;China ha - become more
courageous and has demanded that Russia
fulfill her part of the agreement which led
to the apj ointment pi the commission.
It is jsajd;;'thatChiiia has aW intimated
that she is quite prepared to entbrct; her
claims m riird to thi lra:iLi'". of Man
chocA-ia." The Chinese " allow UiAt the
Russians Trove bceir constantly encroach-
uig upon v uini-sc territory ever since
Ignaiefi; agreenicnt of iS6cv:- , ;
A MOKE PEICEFIL PBOS.
T hrterinf of Nteaiuers Ntoppd
; . '.. .. .''.;., Loxpon, May 3, 2 p. m.
:' The AJmiralfy hss issned an order
8toppini the further charter of. ships . of
small capacity that were intended to be
used or ihe transportation of troops,
This order is regarded as foreshadowing
the- stoppage of all war preparations.
The War Cload NnppM i Ire li-
, Mlvintr Tbe RtiMiaai Relieved by '
' . 1 Sews om Ena;laaI.
i Sr. Pcteesuckc, May 4th, 1 p. m. '
i Though nb definite news of re'approacL
ment Ix-tween England and Rtweid has
been receivexl, the war cloud seems sud
denly to have d issidvod The news that
England has not annexed Port Hamil
ton in the Japan sea give a feeling of
A Smih 'Bursts in Central Asla-A
. YHn7 Flod and Mn. Pur- -
tlisr al Wrk.
l .' -, , .. -'--'-:'; 7- Tikmr r.7 A pn, 30. l
A dam -at Karobund; seveuty miles
nrlh of St:ak!ur, has burst, flooding the
country fur miles around. The Russians
are mafciug strenuous exertions to repair
tne oam anu uamago none. - ,-r
1 VrwDpaptr KIbj DcimI a Ma f
' many Function.
I V P. ris, May 4-2:30 p. ni,
1 The death is announced , to-day of M,
Anguste Ihitiruit, the iewsuer king
who was the founder "Edi lor in Chief or
Manager' of the. fallowing Parisian
papers: LeProjiagateur, L'FLstafle, L'Iho,
Do Commerce, Gil B!a-,. Ij& Republique,
La Courh-r, D--Puri.-. L'Opiuione, Le
Xutiiia!v lKjieneijii'iif, Ixi-''ii.'aio, Le
Lantern and JTelegmph.
. ItvAth r AT raw Vtn4crIIt.- :
; ;Sttf York. Mar 4tli, "StTA m.
Mrs. Frauk A. Vanderbilf; the widow
of fimnruHlote" Yandei bilfc, . died at 2
o'clock' thi mV"riiin; at her residence.
No. H"i XVjijshimitoti Place. She had been
ill for x lit- lat lew tlays with pneumonia.
NOKETIIIKG FAOH. 'I'll K H U'B IX.
1 -.. '. j C. i' - ,; tmmim ' '" - " 1 -- '
El Jf andl Heard From.Ife Beromm
' 5Tor nsrlug." ' .'" ' 'r.'
. . ' ' "Dosoola, May 3w ;
. Kl Mahdrbas dihuiitsod from his ser-vi,-f
t!.'- Etnir of Berber...
: Fl Mabdi's iiicri at Suakln are btcoin-
ing iiiiry daring- every day. Last night
they surrouijdel Taujb mk cnl Ataoard
kept up a heavy Hro oh "both places all
night. The tiring was, -howevej- made
from t.io. long a range to lie effect i ve.
Anothcr'forward iiiovement by the BriU
ist. troops ls. exjoeted to take dac- to-morrovr.-
- j -- -. v- .-.: -
v; ;' . -' . NEw'YonE, May 4." .
The new week opened at. the Stock
Exchange with a weak market, the first
prices showing a declinoj of. i to . per
cent.. 'Throughout the first hour; there
was increased activity, the bears selling
the whole list and causing a further de
preciation in values, the decline at 11
o'clock, as 'coinjihred with Saturday's
closing. amounting from - to 1 percent,
the latter for Delaware, Hudson, New
York Ontral .has been- tho strongest
stock on list- but Gould's - stocks and
Grangers have also been well supported.
The total sales for the first hour were
77,500 shares or about double what it has
been for some time past. The most active
stocks have been New York Central,
Lockawanna and St. Tau'. At 11 o'
clock the market is fairly activo and
weak. Loaning rates are casv. , !
- Ritlflinare Mnrltetx.
. . Baltimore, May 43 pm.'
Flour easier -and quiet. .Howard st
and western superior 3.6534.00 ; do extra
4.ioa4.5o; Family 4.6535.5'); City mills su
perior 3.503.75;- exura 4.00.14.25 Kio
branrls 5. Wheat Southern, eaier and
tpi'et: Western, "lower, closirg quiet. Suulh
ern rcd lo5aicf, Amber iual 13, No. t Ma
rjlantl 1075107", No. .2 Westeilv winter
rttl spot oS 1-2 bill. Fresh corw Southern,
iinii. t ;
it active, t1
. : V IBdo Koaejr 91arke .'. I
' : ; . LosdoS, May, 4, Noon..
".Consols 07J'; stocks very iira jioni
and foreign bonds bouyant.7 ' ' "-','.
- 3 p. m. Consols 97 J.' -'4:30 p7hr.-?)7:V
Ths.... Waynesville sMpxicipai,
tiqx A Nos-Poutical
'." Ijveey Scrimmage. ..
v A note from our Waynesville corre
spohdent of this 4ate says i J 7 -! f
The election in this town paaed tiT "
quietly a light vote was polled. There
was little ipterest manifested, the elec
tion being non-poetical G. H. Smath- -era
was elected Mayor, and' A J: Reeve, ''
C. W.' Miller and W,T. Ie A'dermen
without opposition. ( i V'i ? '
' A rough and tumble fight occurred Uii ' .
tween two young men la front of Battle
Hdose Saturtlay evening. "Neither wu--hcrt
seriously; but it caused some' littl ,",
exitement in the vicinity, at the time , : ' j
J-t3Tt?AH 4he great dailiesi-iKew ylVt" '
ilKHAt-a; .Vi ''BmiiirTHwi,.
Charleston Newsj a.n jj ,CouiiE.R"Cart
lotte Observer, Raleigh EWSjOBSEEA'j
EE," Wilmington' St a4, Wilmington Jt re
view,1 and Asheville 'CiTirEJc are to be
found yegularly -at th. Book; Stores f III
H. Lyon, J. N, Morgan & .CC.jr. L, WUkie.
and W. E. Pelham. : ; " " i
; PROFSSSIGNAI, CAJirJS,
milOf?. A; JOKEB, " ; -J .
; " ASHEVILLE. Ht! CL. '
-oct t-ly w f OfflcA wUhMvIdacw JfaMal
T OCKE .CRAIG, 1
.Attorney, at .Imw
,.; ASHEVILLE, N. O.
Oflice in Court House
dec 6-1 y
TOXJ & IIABDyiCKEv
. I Atiorjuryt auda Cmtuselort At-Zat'.
.1,: AsuEvnxB, y, Pf'.-iU .. hex
a-Office lh Citizrx Building. v ; may3-tly. .
fHOS. D. JOHNSTOS,
Geo. A. Savroo.-
TOHN8TON & EUUFORD,
Attorney Sc t'nantrllom at. law.
-. ARHRVlt.I.E K. C i ' '
Will braelice IA tha 8th and 9th Judicial nUlrbtf'
ot North Carolina, in the Supreme Court of the' -
Tii collection ot Claims, the examination 01
tl He fc real property, and the settlement of eatata t
a l-alty by the llrm. Office in the Johnston -buihrliie.
-,. . , ,; f: ju J17-ly t
ThEC. - PAVlDbOX., ,
Jab. O, ICtitT .
I "V A V ! OSON 4c MARTIN,
lUltrVII I X3 '
WH; ;u-4ikA. ia tne 8th and tth jidiiini duiAm -i
and in tiie Snprerae Court of Narth Carolina, rail '
tn uio federal uourraol tne Western uiatrict
North Carol'na. . . .
Refer to the Bank f AaheriUe. . .: 'ir-in-i
eplK-swAwem . . c .' ...
JQRS. W. L, t W. D. HILLIARD, ,7
Physicians and Kurtcons. '
Oflice next door south Old Bank. - , '
Jau-3-6.mos - .'. , ; j '' . '. '-".'"
K.-jomv ui r wiixjA' , ;
. Physician and Surgeon. . r -
Otl'et: Main St.. 2 doors south of Bank.' Katt -
.ie;. on French Broad Avenue. . Oflice hours 11
r: . to 1 p, m., and from 8 to 6 p. m, - -
JAMES M. MOOI.Y
HOU ELL and MOODY,
? Attorneys at Law,
WAYNESVILLE,- - - - 0'
Prompt attention to all business In-
nsted to them. ap 24-tC - -
TAMES A. BURROUGHS. - -'"'.f -Ai r-
ASHEVILLE;: K.Cv -.?r'.i .
Oflice over Powell & Snider's j ; ' , ; . u ' -t&m
Residence corner of Main And
Woodfin streets... ; '. ,, . r,
del6-lv r . . ,
' ' rr-i - rr-!-T 1
Civil Engineer and Gerieral Surreyof, '
prepared to do an work la his profession, aad
offer bis services especially in Leveling, Road
MasmXi Maung isaumates 00 work, Laymgutf,
Locating and Platting or Manning Chy . Lots, and '
Eatlmatiog or .Mapping .Work auread j don .
J s-u -.. - . - . , .
i . ' . ,. L ' . ..- U . , '
GEORGE W. REED, : '.'-.: i
'HYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Located at Swannanoa Jimetion- ' Alf call
promptly attended. . . .1 r-
api is-uu aw-ti. - . - .
DENTAL : CARDS.
II. DOUGLASS, D. V. 8.,
Dental Rooms over De Vault's, Drm -Store;
esidence in same, building AsherUlo, -M. C,
feb3-wisw . - .:' ! : ,!, ,'" ' '
OR. RV II. REEYES, D. 0. 0.f
'' '- - Ottick' in Sailer Building,
p posit e Central Hotel, ASHEVILLE, N.C
Persons havln? artificial" work dofie. aJ(r
ryina-it two or tare weeks. If not aatlatted. car.
return it and lb mone; will be r( andad. . if 14
... North Side Ptihjlc .Square,
v ASHFAlLLli, N.C. 4-
' . DEALERS. I.V-
i t i in ber, Latli s, S bin -
gles; Fencing, Plunk",
Posts, Wcathcr-Board- .
in.?, Flooring, Etci
Visa Doors, Sash and
- Blinds. ' '
Opposite tne" Co!!-:;e. ...
Khiwi-t in t,"
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AND CI T
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