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GOLD BLOOD Terrible Work of a Mob in Georgia. GUARDS ARE NO PROTECTION A Slnske?! Party or T,wcnty Neil Itrcnk I Hi" nn Improvised Prison, Kill Four Jitoji mill Wound Three Others I'mler .Nn?iilcloii ?>r Uovlng < o m in 111 < <1 Arson?.111111 In Order? ?I ; Out?'i'lio Governor Angry. (Fly Telegrapn to Virginia-Pilot.) Palmetto, Ga., March 16.?Twenty men, armed and masked, rode into this little town at an early hour this morn? ing and put to death four negroes, fa? tally wounded one, shot another and broko the arm or a seventh man. Two others, who wore of the crowd upon which tho bullets were showered, mi? raculously escaped. These unfortu? nates wcro under guard of three men awaiting the hour of '.) o'clock, whi n they were to have a hearing before a Justice of the peace on the charge of arson. William Cotton, the leader of the nine men, confessed some time ng i that a conspiracy had been entered in? to which resulted In two incendiary fires here In February and on this evi? dence tho men were to have been trli d. The dctul are: William Cotton, Jr.; Harrison Hud? son, Kd. Brown, Henry Blllgham. Fatally wounded: John Blgby. Wounded: John Johnson, George Ta tum, arm broken. Isom Brown and Clem Walts, the other two members of the. gang. ? s caped iujury._ After the inquest llicy ?were turned loose and left on the train for Atlanta. The town Is quid to-night and under tho protection of tho Capital City Guards, of Atlanta, and a posse of seventy-five well-armed citizens. NARRATIVES OF THE TRAGEDY The negroes were confined In the ofiice of the Johnson warehousi . a on< - Story stone building. Just across the track from the Atlanta and West Polnl depot. They, were arrested yesterday and tied together with ropes, and passed the night under tho prole, lion of three guards sworn In for that purp Their preliminary trial was set lor :> o'clock this morning. ARRIVAL OF TUM LYNCHERS. About l o'clock tlii.-; morning about twenty men, masked ami mounted, rode tip to the warehouse ami dismounted. Without waiting to announce them? selves to the guards within they easily forced the door of the warehouse an 1 n second later stood in the office of the Johnson Company. where tho negroes were lying on the floor around the fire. The guards wore covered by Winchesters, and with hands up were' inarched to one side of the little room and stood against the wall. APPEALS FOR MERCY UNHEEDED The negroes who were fright, ned in? to silence by the bursting <>f the door now realized their peril. Scream after scream went up from the victims as the.\;,saw the gleam id" firearm:; in the I ?lim light from the fireplace. Their ap? peals for merc y were unheeded. A Short, heavy-set man. whoso features were completely concealed by a while handkerchief, acted he leader. He ??urtsed the blacks into silence for a moment, and told his tuen to get i ly. After looking at each negro he com? manded them to get up. The trembl ng, crying wretches, tugging at their ropes in a vain effort to get away, obeyed the words of the mob's leader, TWO VOLLEYS AND DEATH. A last appeal for mercy went un? heeded, and the word "lire" rang out In the little room. The volley filled the room with fire and smoke, and the negro.-s f,-ll in a heap on Uifi U 'or. The noise awakened the little town, and as lights began to twinkle in win? dows hi re and there, a second volley sealed the doom of thos<? who were for? tunate enough to escape the murderous fire of the first charge. As the mob made ready t<> depart thr.? four men with pistols ?sont bullets Into the prostrate forms on the floor, and Inside of ten minutes after the mtiskcd crew ; had entered Johnson's warehouse on their murderous errand, they had com? pleted their work and wore on Ihclr way to safety on the backs of fleet horses. MAYOR TAKES ACTION. Soon citizens began to arrive at the warehouse being under tho Impression that the guards wen- murdered by the negro prisoners. When the horror of the affair was presented .Mayor Arnold tel? ephoned Governor Cnndler, at Atlanta, of the occurrence, and asked for some militia. He then deputlsi a '?'< citizens to preserve order, ami. arming them with rifles, placed them on duly in different Tarts of the town. A SICKENING SCENE. 'Daylight in the warehouse revealed a Sickening scene. Blood covered the floor and the walls were indented with bul? lets from Winchesters and other nrms. Wives und children of the negroes whom the news of the tragedy had spread on rapid wings knell by the bodies of their dead and endeavored lo console the wounded. The cries of the negro families tilled Hie room and sent a shock through the hearers. SUCCORING Till: WOUNDED. Doctors bent over the wounded und administered to their wants at Inter? vals until noon, when friends of the Injured came and removed them to their homes. The dead, whose bodies were horribly mangled, remained where they were until shortly afternoon, when n coroner's jury was > mpaiicllcd: In the absence of Coroner Intnl.m. Justice of the Peace Cummlngs summoned the Jury and conducted the Inquest, WITNESSES TELL Tili: STORY. Clem Watts, one of the negroes who miraculously escaped being shot, was the first witness. He said: "I was at the warehouse nnd a crowd of masked men. about 20, called upon the guards to throw up Ihi lr hands. They made them leave the guard room. The'leailer then ordered his men to tiro on the prisoners, first counting one, two. three. The men afterwa i da loaded ami fired again." Guard Baker testified thai the mob filled the room and the guards were forced to the wall. "The jeHU/jr of the jnob gave a count and the shooting began. Tin y htfd pis? tols, shot guns and Winchester rifles. "They not Btay over llye minutes. I don't know which way they came or which way then went when they left. .!. J. Conner, the other guard exam? ined, said: i was guarding the prisoners about j o'clock. A crowd of masked men .ame in the room by foil ing the door open ami ordered the guards back. ' Tin' prisoners were commanded to line up and the order lo lire was given, which was obeyed- They shot and re? load I and shot the second time. The room was tilled with the masked men. 1 don't know the number." Tino jrjitY's verdict. 'I'd.- jury then rendered a verdict which, presented in writing, said: "We, the Coroner's jury empanelled in ib. cases or the death of Harrison Hudson. William Cotton. Jr., Ed. I Brown ami Henry Dinghnm, Und that; they come to their death from gun shot or pistol shot wounds from a crowd of i masked men, to the jury unknown, a little after midnight or on tho morning ?.f the 16th of March, 1800. (Signed) "t. j. BULLARD. "Foreman." origin of the TROUBLE. Tlie town lias been vlsiten: by two in? cendiary tires since February 1st. and , tlie citizens have been afraid to rebuild owing to the oft repeated threats of the, ngroes that they would do'the same j iliing again. The county authorities have been very active in their efforts to j apprehend the incendiaries and yester? day arrested nine negroes. William Cot? ton had confssed to Dr. H. i* Johnson tiiat he and eight companions had coil- : spired to burn the town and loot lie stores. The burning part of tlie program was ! I successfully carried out, but the lire spread so rapidly and tlie buildings , Mint up in II.im.s so fast that they I were unable to obtain anything from tin- stores. Dr. Johnson got the names of the eight accomplices from Cotton ami on this evidence tlie warrants were sworn out. arrival OF militia. The Capital City Guard of Atlanta, flfly-flvo men, under command ?>;' Col. .lohn S. Candlcr, late of the Third Geor? gia Volunteers, arrived at u o'clock and reported to Mayor Arnold. The Mayor distributed the men throughout th,. little town nnd together with the I citizens now doing duty as deputy sher? iffs, it is le iieved there is a force suf? ficient to quell any uprising by the negroes. STRENGTH OF the mob. From tho best ihformatlotkpbtnlnablc the mob did not exceed twenty men. Th.-y made no noise to announce'their coming, and tlie dispatch with which they got away from tlie scene of the crime would seem to Indicate that the number employed in the work was small. Th.- two negroes who have talRed say the room was crowded with ? negroes, but the office would not hold I over thirty?mob, prisoners and guards. The doors of the w.u. bouse were not bolted, and were forced without any j trouble. The town is quiet to-night. The only sign of life Is the solitary pil- | trol every few paces w alking back and I forth on his beat. The citizens appro-j hen?lvo for the night have quieted d iwn mid place complete confidence In the ability of the militia to preserve I order. 1 TUM GOVERN! >lt BITTER. Atlanta. Go., March 16.?Governor, Cundler is very bitter in his denuncia? tion <>i' tic- Palmetto lynching und terms the killing an outrhge. In an Interview to-day the Governor said: "l regard Hie outrage as simply in? excusable. These men had been nr rcstcd, ns I am informed, and proof was :it hand to convict them. Th.-y' wer.- in the hands of the law. The law I was .imply able to punish them and the interposition of this mob of disguised men was entirely unnecessary, sine, wiih ib.. nroot in tlie hands id' those wie. had made the arrests, conviction nnd punishment were absolutely cer- ' tain. ' I offer the largest reward the law' w ilt authorize for the apprehension for any on.- or more of the perpetrators of this dastardly deed, and I will try to see p. it th.it they are prosecuted f'i th.- limit to the law. Such outrages must stop iu Georgia." A PROCLAMATION. Liit. c in tlie day the Governor issued tlie following proclamation: Whereas, oille.inl information has been received, that on the night of March 15th, an unknown mob foully murdered IIimry._rjJp.ghnm. colored; Tip Hudson, colored; Ed. Itrown, colored, ami Hud Cotton, colored, while said parties were Incarcerated and well guarded nwall? ing a commitment trial upon the charge of arson, in the county of <',unpu.il. "I have thought proper, therefore, to issue this, my proclamation, hereby offering a reward of live hundred dol I lurs for the apprehension nnd delivery I of the first member <.:' said unknown I mob ami a further reward of >>ne hun | tired dollars for each additional person j s.i imnlit-utcd, with evidence sullleleni i to convict to thO sheriff 01 rai l county I and St;.to. "And tlo i moreover charge and re? quire all officers in this State, civil and military, to be vigilant In endeavoring :?? apprehend tlie Haid members of the unknown mob in order that they may be brought to trial for the offence with which they stand charged. "Given under my hand, seal of the Star.-, this. Hie lCth day of March, is.:.." A. D. CAN'Hi,lit. I'.y :ho Governor. Governor. PHIL. COOK. Secretary of State. ONE OF Till! SURVIVORS. Clem Watts, one of tlie alleged Incch | diaries who escaped death at Palmetto Iii s morning, arrived here to-night. He I was nut taken before any Judge after I the coroner's inquest, or was any for ; m.ility looking to his release taken, He was simply told he could go, and he i don't know who imparted this Informn ; lion to him. He says lie had nothing to do with the burning of Palmetto In February, nnd if Cotton made n con? fession, he (Watls) knew nothing of it. I He .' till maintains that there were but twenty inch in the mob. Joe Wolcott Whips Billy K?lwiiriln. (Py Telegraph to Vtrglnlan-Ptlot.l New York, March ,16.?Joe Wolcott, the colored pugilist, knock, d out Billy Edwards, of Australia, at tlie Broad? way Athletic Club to-night, in the thir? teenth, of what ivis to have been a twentyrrouhd bout. The m. n met at 1 IS pounds, and W.il eott was a very pronounced favorite in the betting. The col ired man was the aggressor, and outpointed the Au? stralian. Edwards exhibited remarka? ble ganiehess and staying powers, but the onslaughts of the negro were too iiiii.ii for him. People-say Hood's Sarsapnrllla .?>???. i iviu-ii all otlu v preparations f.tll to d ifny good, and )uu run no risk In giving, H a, liit. itutl, . ? TICKS FROM THE WIRES Washington?A cablegram received by General Miles this evening from Martlnque announces that the condi? tion of ex-Secretary of State Sherman Is better to-day. St. Louis?In a fight over candidates to-night at Grand Avenue and Na? tural Drldge road, "Hud" Price, a negro and Edward Osterhlde, were shot and almost Instantly killed, it Is alleged that ex-Detective Jack Williams did the shooting. Chicago, Marth 10.?Benjamin P. Hutchinson, at one time the leading grain speculator in the United states, died to-night at Lake Geneva, WIs. Washington, D. <"., March 16.?No change was reported to-day In the Sen? atorial deadlocks In Pennsylvania and California. In the latter states the Leg? islature will adjourn sine die March ISth. New- York, March 16.?Warden Sage, of lho Sing Sing State prison, to-day Informed Mrs. Place, tho murderess, of Governor Roosevelt's refusal to com? mute her sentence of death. She re? ceived the Information without emo? tion, but later broke down and cried. London, March 1<>. Huron RUSSell, of Klllowcn, Lud Chief Justice of Eng? land, has been unpointed to succeed the late Baron Hcrschell on the Venezue? lan arbitration commission. FreldrIchsruhe, March 16.?Emperor William arrived here to-day and at? tended the Interment of the remains of Prince and Princess Bismarck in the new mausoleum. Columbus, Tex., March 16.?John Seotl and a deputy sheriff engaged in an altercation to-day, when Scott re? marked that if he had a revolver he would light. Kx-Sherlff Reese offered him a revolver ami the shooting began. Reese and Charles Bocme, a by-standei*, were killed and a small boy named Williams was badly Injured. FATAL ELECTION RIOT. FIVE MEN KILLED AND ONE TER? RIBLY INJURED. (By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Hot Springs, Ark.. March If?A shoot? ing occurred here at 5:30 this evening, which resulted in the death of live men and the serious wounding of one other. The Killed: Thomas Tolcr, chief of police, j. E. Hart, city detective. Thomas P. Gosle, police sergeant. John Williams, son ot' Sheriff Wil? liams. Louis Henkle, driver of a brewery wagon. Ed. Spears was shot In the neck and may die. Tho shooting grew nut <>f the may? oralty campaign under way here. Tho sheriff was a warm supporter of the regular Democratic nominee, while Toler, Hart and Gosle were supporting an opposition candidate. Early in the afternoon shois were ex? changed between Sheriff Williams and his BOll John, of t he one sieie, and Ser? geant Gosle on lie- other, but no one was injured. Alter this both parties de? termined to have it out. Toler, Hart and Gosle were walking south on Central avenue at about hall past 5 O'clock, when they ne t Sheriff Williams and his two sous, John ami Coffcy, and Ed, Spears. one can tell who tired the first Shot, but in a moment there was it gla? cial fusllade, in which forty or fifty shots were exchanged. When it was over Toler, Hart. Gosh- and Henkle, a non-combatant, were dead, .and John Williams was mortally wounded. He died an hour later. Louis Henkle nr tcmptl d to separate the combatants, when tiie fight opened. He was shot in the head and died instantly. The Mayor, immediately after the shooting, appointed Judge L. D. Beld ing chief of police. DepUtipS Were sworn in once and all saloons were ordered closed. There Is little factional feeling outside of those engaged in the i :.ting. 'der was easily restored and th,. city is now quiet. The sheriff and his son, Coffoy, are under arrest and no further trouble is anticipated. Sheriff Williams was not present when tli.- battle occurred, but soon ap pi an !, and on learning of the dentil of his son became frantic with rage. About twenty minutes after the main battle another affray occurred nearby, in which four or live shots were fired. In this fusil.id,- Detective Jim Hart went down with the whole top of his skull blown off. All of tho dead men le'ave large families. NORFOLK MAN HONORED, ELEVATED IN SOVEREIGN <'AMP, W< a >1 >.\i EN OP WORLD. fBy Telegraph tr> Virginian-T'ilot.i Memphis, Tonn., March 16.?A. C. Pine, or Norfolk, Ya . was to-day elected one of the sovereign managers of the Sovereign Camp, Woodmen of i he World. .Ni% Uro i roseii to Menth. Seattle,Wash., March 10.?The steam-j er Excelsior, which ' arrived to-night from the- mouth of Copper river, Alas j ka, brings news of the freezing to death ' of six men on Valdcz Glacier, about ' the firs: of March. They were: Adolph Eherardt, New York: Maximilian Mil? ler. N.w York: Alfred Leeman, New York; Dr. Edward Logan. Denver; Ru? dolph Ellakamp, Louisville, Ky.j Au? gust Schultz. New York. All Ho- bodies except that or Dr. Lo? gan were recovered and buried at Val? dcz. Ehrardt, Miller and Aleeman ware members of the Scientific I'ros pectlng Company, of New York. A Bicycle i ombliie, Boston, Mass.. March 16.?Colonel A. A. Pope, of ibis city and Hartford, in an interview to-day confirmed the re? port that a bicycle combine is being formed, and that options on many big plains have bo< n acquired. He said that Mr. Spabimg. acting for a number of bankers, under advice of able counsel, is endeavoring to bring the manufac? turers together. Wil l. AFFORD PLEASURE. Dear Sir?Your "Home Study circle" will doubtless afford much pleasure and profit to those who ate subscrib? ers io your paper. It will bring your renders in touch with writers oi prom? inence, w ie sc Influence, perhaps, would not be otherwise exerted upon them. I trust that the plan may be productive of great good, nnd that you may realize tho twofold object of its Inception, viz: the gratification of your patrons nnd tli-' increase of your pa? per circulation. Verv respectfully, K. It. EGGLESTi >N, Pastor Court St. Pres. church. Portsmouth, Va. February 2^th, lvr.', THE PRESIDENT'S REST. HE SPENDS A QUIET AND UN? EVENTFUL DAY. (By Telegraph to VIrglnlan-Fl'.ot.) Thomasville, Ga., March 1C.?To-day, even more than yesterday, was one of special rest for President McKinley. A forenoon drive, a nap before lunch, another drive in the afternoon, a short time devoted to a few telegrams, chief? ly personal or chronicling happenings in the Philippines, made up the day, and then dinner and an hour or two with Senator Hanno, his family and their guests passed the time until an early retirement for the night. Thus far Mr. McKinley has followed the pro? gram outlined before he left Wash? ington as necessary to avert any possi? bility of danger that the strain on him might later on manifest itself in illness. Instead of sheer fatigue. To-day ho showed the natural effects of relaxa? tion from high pressure', but also ap? parent was a touch of color in the face and brighter eyes, resulting from quiet and outdoor life In this health-giving atmosphere. The President has re? ceived a number of invitations from places in Georgia, Florida and the Sentit to visit, but his present purpose Is to spend his outing in Thomasville in much the same way as the past two days, save that he probably will run over to Jekyl island, on the coast, near Sa van nab. for a day or two. Here a number of well-known gentlemen, some of whom are his warm personal friends, have a magnificent club-house, and gunning and fishing preserve and have j urged him t<> make n stay with them. The President's drive this foren i >n began rather early, so that when As? sistant Secretary Cortolyou reached the house not long after 10 O'clock, witit a few telegrams which,ho thought Mr. McKinley should see. the latter was gone. The drive had been arranged by Senator ll.tuna's brother-in-law. Mi-. Wyinan JoilCS, one of the earliest Northerners to discover the merits ot Thomasville as a winter resort. With his wife and Mrs. George 11. Stone, of Cleveland, in the foremost carriage, he piloted the party over a pretty stretch ot road to the Country Club house, a fashionable place between two or three miles from Thomasville. Large forests of tall pines, oaks, magnolias with rich deep green leaves and beeches lay on either side of the rSad.i The President's carriage followed that of Mr. Jones. Mr. McKinley him? self held the reins behind a. hnndf .me pair of bays. Senator Hanna sat next to him, and the rear scat was taken by Mis. McKinley, who was looking well and cheerful, and .Mrs. Hanna, Vice-Presldent and Mrs. Hobart were in a trap a little distance behind. At the Country Club the party was wel? comed by President Met.alt", a retired army officer. Senator Banna and the Vice-Prosldcnt alighted and entered the club house, but Mr. McKinley pre. ferred remaining in the carrlnge. lie wore a heavy oven oat, an the air was crisp and cool when the drive started. The sun meanwhile had come out bright, and the President remarked that he round It a little too warm witit snclt a heavy overcoat on. lie express? ed himself as feeling better from his trip. His complexion bad taken on a tinge of color. To a suggestion that he did not trust himself lo .Senator Man? na's skill as a horseman, lie laughingly responded: ??The Senator is a very good fellow, but I prefer to hold the reins when out with him." After leaving the Counlry flub the way led uii and down hill by one of the best golf links in the country, past the pigeon shooting grounds and around to Thomasville again, it was in the neighborhood of 12:30 when the party reached home. Luncheon and a rest occupied two hours or more, and then tlte entire household went mi: doors again for another drive over the country roads, spending about two hours In litis way. Dinner was Berved at 7 o'clock, tin- only guests from out? side being Mr. and Mrs. Ge irge If. Stone, of Cleveland. The President de? voted a little time in the evening to his correspondence, tint will mil devote time while here to any matters which p 18 sibly can be postponed, ami tlte Cabi? net officers at Washington will attend to all executive matters. The President does not expect people to tome to Thomasvilla to see him on business. Apparently boric persons think the Cabinet also is located bore, for the postoftlce to-day received registered mail address* d to Secretary Alger. The War Secretary is not coming here so far as known. IIAVS OF U.MIAPPI.\EM*i-MIUIIT* OF MINKIIT. This is the lot of the man or woman all run down and on the verge of ner? vous prostratl in. it is a distressing condition ami what makes it worse is that it is generally brought on by the sufferer. Women overwork themselves ami do not take care .if their health. Men are guilty of imprudence ami ex? cess, thinking not of the penalty that must be paid. Hut even for such cases as these help and cure is at hand. Dr. Greene, West 14th St.. New York City, the distinguished specialist, has given a life study and practice lo such e.is. s and Iiis experience ami skill can effect a cure. Moreover, all such can consult Dr. Greene by letter, free. Write io him at once and get Iiis ad? vice. VIRGINIA. - IN THE COPUT OK l-aw and Chancery of the City of Norfolk, on ^.kl the day of February, IS90, 13. T. WILLIAMS, et als.rialnttiffs. vs. JUSTIN MCCARTHY.Derendant IN HF.IJT. The object of this suit Is to recover of tie- defendant the sum of two hundred and twenty- live dollars due by open ac? count and by notes, and affidavit having been made thai the defendant, Justin McCarthy, la not a resdent of the State of Virginia, he is hereby required to ap? pear within fifteen days after due publi? cation hereof and do what may be ncCCS wiry to prole t his Interest. Teste: .11 "MIS A. CObEMAN, P>. C. W H. BA ft TON, p. q. feW-friw THE Joseph Brown STORE. The Plum Plucking. So vigorous yesterday that we could not serve some cus? tomers. We regret that we were not in position to attend to their wants. : The recognized bonanza of the offerings was the 50 cent Black Albatross, at 25. One piece only, left; Printed ; Dimities. New colorings artistically blended. Old favorites, ever new. This last applies directly to stripes, wide and narrow, varied shadings of some shades, j 15 cents. Printed Dotted Swisses. Navy blue grounds chiefly. Novel, pleasing, stylish. Borrow nothing from other fabrics, possessing ? individu? ality of their own. 15 cents. Printed Batistes.' Not so thin as either of (he above. Tones adapted for im- J mediate wear, and such a fab? ric as commends itself for its own sterling qualities. 15 j cents. Best Percales. Both in cloth and printing. Some new designs have just reached us. 12J4 cents. Imported Madras. Grounds of white,beautifully adorned with stripes of color. A2S cent fabric at 12^. Other Cottons Galore. They will be mentioned later. Josep!) Brown, 820 [dam St. OUR NEW STORES. 61 and 63 NEW MARKET PLACE. Tidal Wave Flour, every barrel guaran ' t. ed, .?i.25. 1 Small R igs, S8e. Best Pure Leaf Lord, 7c. Fox River Butter, Kc. Westphalia Bams, 13c. Best Baltimore Hams, Me. . All g<M,.m dellvcred-promprly:?we mrve put on ? xtra wagon. CKvo ua a call in our new store. VIRGINIA GROCERY GO., d. pender, Manager. r.oTll PHONES. HAPPINESS VS. MISERY. Dr. Chareol's Tonic Tablets, tho irreal Parisian remedy, is a guaranteed cure for 1 the Drink Habit; also nervousness aim melancholy caused by over indulgence. IT DUST ROYS Tin: APPETITE KOR ALCOHOLIC nnd all Intoxicating Hcvcr. hkch. and leaves man ns ho should be. It can be administered without the knowl? edge of tho patient where necessary. Bend for pamphlet. WALK K", MAI IT IX & OP.AT. Solo Acent.i. corner Water street nnd Hoanok? i avenue. Norfolk. Va. mrlO-tu. fr Germania Hall NOW OPENED. Hot Lunch Served from 11 a.m. lo p. m., and from 6:30 to 10 p. m. Cholca Vines, Liquors and Cigars, OTTO SANDMANN, 207 church street. THE MONTICELLO CORNER. RAINY WEITHER * BICYCLE SKIRTS JUST RECEIVED. SOUTHERN BELL PHOKE Ho. 437. SOUTHERH STATES PHOHE Ho. 825 LOWENBERG'S THILOS - PIPE SUITS ARE PERFECT FITTING AND HANGING, PROPER STYLES, ?AND ? PRICED LOW. Remarkable values are those ?AT? $10.00, $12.50 am $15.00. BENJ, LOWENBERG, KOKFOLR'S COSTOMER, 34 Gran by St., Columbia Building. Lawrence & Welton THE NEW ORERONS. Every worthy sort every proper style of Crepons tor Spring wear is here, if you would be posted on Crepoii newness you must see this showing. $1 SO, $2.00, $2.25 are the popular prices. . Lawrence & Welton 2i8 Main Street. S. DOZIER New Crepons* From a. m. till SUNDOWN this great SKIRT novelty is handled and hauled and pulled and twisted and tumbled, but yet they stand the test. They are the non-crushable kind. Kager shoppers gather and linger around them, and better still they buy them. The variety is great. We can't describe them?they are legion. We simply say this?they are temptingly beautiful, and rea? sonably priced. PRICES PER YARD 98C TO $4.00. S. DOZIER. _206_T1AIN STREET. JUST RECEIVED! ON WEDNESDAY, flared 15th, We will display in our windows, some of the very latest SPRING NOVELTIES We have just received 75 dozen Waists of the newest designs. More are on order, and as soon as the iirst lot is sold down, we will have another lot just as pretty and well made as the first. To start them off we will offer them at prices that you would pay for Waists not as well put up. One peep in our Waist Room will convince you. REMEMBER THE DATE AND PLACE ELIAS BALL 362 Main Street. WHERE SHOPPING IS A PLEASURE.