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TWENTY-SECON D YEAR.
Fall Announcements The change of season is now upon us and every one naturally begins to think of their Fall and Winter buying-. and wFere is best to go for their supply of Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Hats, I have just returned trom New York, the greatest market on earth for such goods, where I spent my time and money to get the best things to be had. About eighteen years ago 1 began rny carter in the Dry Goods business in America s and since that time 1 have given my entire atten tion and study to this business and the wants and needs of the people in and around Americus, and think I know what they need and want. I struck the market at the low water mark, and as a consequence can sell you goods cheaper than those who went on earlier and bought before the decline. This season we will make a special effort in our Dress Goods department, and in Ready Made Clothing. Every thing that is New, Stylish and strictly in it from a fash onable point of view will be shown over our counters. For lack of space, ard thcrush of business and opening new goeds, we are unable to quote prices in this “ad,” but will dr so later. Call on us, see our goods and get prices * We will not be *— Undersold on Any Article, As we are out for business, and will have it, no matter what the cost Yours for Business, LEE ALLEN, t ifil?£ WATTS feSON.r'l QBE YIJ 11/ fAESIRE to inform the trade of Sumter 11/ iL and adjoining counties, that while others xA/ have cornered the cotton market they still .. "f- jjAold the Gornef;}; •r on confidence of the public, and at the "old l- V> stand, 11/ !j- Watts’ Corner Have the best and cheapest stock of w/ V Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes and Hats. MJ 4/ Groceries and General Merchandise t 1 ever carried by this old and reliable house. w We Keep Everything You Need. l|j 11/ ar, d our store is full of new goods. ill in Grocery line fresh and nice, , at lowest price. If/ Vi/ Jy We Cater trade as well as that of the farmers ana -\- 11l IV r can Hx you n a goo I dinner. ¥>/ ounlry produce, paying the 1W iL with th* l«w< » » j Iff frlc e asb aSI ; tre of jour patiou and can please you In quality and W 4/ watts 6 son, J ~What We Promise We. Perform. tJH;t ■•’ t The drug world has not escaped the if. /P*a A - ' • "eneral epidemic of adulteration. We Jif ' 'Ay A ■ are’guaranteed against this menace to ' ' ■ v health by carrying a complete stock ol ‘‘r I pure drugs in which adulteration find i£ t 'V'f'i 1 uo Jplace. Every prescription is put 1 ’l'icM Up an experienced pharmacist who jPlMq' VA A utakes’no mistakes. Our price schedule •-? * 8 011 horizontal line of fairness. Hudson’s store. •ate Springs, Tennessee. A „ eMe . resort"uVhe^vJ’th ll^.ll^ l . l , lll and P’easure tanooga, in the loveliest vln 8 east of Chat - Tennessee Mountains ml al t y of the E ast Hve cottages, fortv hotels, twenty- *u a <le trees: l awu ' walks and *ith modern syf i tem spacious ball room tei s P le ndi<f orchestra, f*ace teleph o^ m and long dl£ lighted with , ngs and grounds amusements and . in fact aU the a^“ American cooks° m^° rtb ~ Be&t Germa n an'l all lroubies i < I >f S itV l^'^esßon ’ dyspepsia, boweis and kMnevs r ’4 t . omach ’ MaJder’, Write for 40pag e f £Mpped anywhere. Proprietor. i THE AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER. MONEY At Six Per Cent. I am now prepared to ne gotiate loans on city or farrr property at six per cent. Come see me if you need *noney. John B. Felder, AMERICUS, GA. Business.... ....Directory. Geo. W. Council, C. M. Council, President. Cashier. R. J. Perry, l. G. Council, Vice-President- Ass’t Cashier, Incorporated, 1891, 2 The Planters Bank, OF AMEKICUS, GA. , ■ ■ i "ff W t General Banking. Collections a Specialty Designated State Depository. WHITLEY GROCERY CO. Wholesale Grocers, Agents: ! BALLARD S OBELISK FLOUR. LONG HORN TOBACCO. . AMERICUS FURNITURE AND UNDERTAKING COMPANY : C C HAWKINS, Manager, t Dealers in— Furniture, Coffins and General Merchandise, UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS, 103 Cotton Avenue. Just Received from . Landreth’s Farm: Rutabaga and all Other varieties of TURNIP SEED. DR. E. J. ELDRIDGE. Jackson and Lamar Streets. THE PEOPLES BANK, AMERICUS, GA. Transacts a general banking ousi ness. Loans made’on approved securi ty. Interest paid on W. H. SIMMONS, President. JOHNSON & HARROLD, Cdia and Commission MERCHANTS. AND DEALERS 1N.... HEAVY GROCERIES and FERTILIZERS, Plantation Supplies Furnished on ReasouablejTerrms. Cash advanced on cottonin store at- lowest current rates ot interest. AMERICUS ICE FACTORY. MANUFACTURERS PURE ICE. Capacity twenty tons daily. Orders promptly filled. Correspondence so licited, S. R. sins, Prop. Americus Grocery Company, Wholesale Grocers AMERICUS and ALBANY. ■ ■ 11 ■■ PROF ESSIONAL CARDS JJR PETER F. BAHNSEN, Veterinary Surgeon. Office at Turpin Bros, or G. O. Coving’s stables. OR- B. B. HUDSON, W PHYSICIAN AND SURG EON Tenders his professional services to the pub lic. Calls left at Hudson’s drug store will receive prompt attention. DOBT. L. MAYNARD, : *• Attorney at Law, Office in Wheatley Building; Room 1. Will practice in all courts except County Court of Sumter countv. JAMKB TAYLOR, Attorney at L»w. • Office over Rembert’s Drug store, Forsyth street. 6 I? A. HAWKINS, e Attorney at Law. Office in Wheatley Building opposite th 0 courthouse. f YVELLUORN F. CLARtvE, 3 ▼▼ Attorney at Law SIH4 Lamar Street. Americus. Ga 0 J A.‘ /nsleY.’jh. f Attorneys at Law e Americus, Ga. Give special attention to the Bankruptcy practice. Office. Bvne bldg, near court house |> E. CATO, M.u. It. ’ PHYSCIAN AND SURGEON. Residence 330 Felder .street. Telephone 96 Tenders his professional services to the people of Americus and surrounding coun ties. Special attention given to general • surgery, diseases of women and children. Office 405% Jackson street. Calls left at Dr Eldridge’s store will receive prompt atten tion BAGGAGES . WOOTEN has the only real! - ax ble transer agency in the city. All orders attended to promptly It left at Windsor hotel. Hours 6am to 10 pm. Orders for night trains must be left before p m, Respectfully, a pqhne si STEVE WOOTEN. CURE YOURSELF I Zajftjy In lto 5 days. XS discharges,inflammations, Bf%V Guaranteed El irritations or ulcerations MJ not to stricture. of mucous membranes. Frewnts Contagion. Painless, and not astrili* Evans Chemical Co. scut or poisonous. O.MjK| Sold by Ilrugirlstfl, U. 8. a. or sent in plain wrapper. w Circular sent uu request. AMERICUS. GA., FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 28, 1900. •mwi 1 ; ’ I ‘‘l IP < fil'i ALI SyrufTigs Ac/sf/cdSa/ltfy andJfoinptfy. Cleanses the System Gently and Effectually when bilious or costive. /resents in the most acceptah/e/bmn the JaLsatiee principles of plants Itn own to act most beneficially: TO GET ITS BENEFICIAL EFFECTS BUY THE GENUINE MANFD. BY CALIFORNIA FIG STRUPCO. SAN FRANCISCO. CAL. LOUISVILLE , KY. NEW YORK. N.Y for sale by druggists price 501 per bottle. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure Digests what you eat. It artificially digests the food and aids Nature ia strengthening and recon structing the exhausted digestive or gans. It is the latest discovered digest ant and tonic. No other preparation can approach it in efficiency. It in stantly relieves and permanently cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, Flatulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea, Sick Headache, Gastralgia,Cramps and all other results of imperfect digestion. Price 50c. and fl. Large size contains 2% times small size. Book all about dyspepsia mailed!ree Prepared by E C DeWITT ACO , Chicago- W. A. REMBERT, AMERICUS. GA. kTdneFbiseases are®the most fatal of all dis eases. cm CV’O KIDNEY CURE Is a lULLI O Guaranteed Remedy or money refunded. Contains remedies recognized by emi nent physicians as the best for Kidney and Bladder troubles. PRICE 50c. and SI.OO Davenport Drug Co - Illi mg I IB|SBI-\ v PUKE KYE, I EIGHT YEARS OLD. OLD SHARPE WILLIAMS FOUR FULL; QUARTS OF THIS: FINE OLD, PURE RYE. C ETk EXPRESS PREPAID. We snip on approval in plain, sealed boxes, with no marks to Indicate contents. When you receive it and test it, if it is not satisfac tory, return it at our expense and we will re turn your $3.50. We guarantee this brand to be eight years old Eight bottles for $6 50, express prepaid; 12 bottles for $9.50 express prepaid; 1 gallon jug, express prepaid, $3,00; 2 gallon jug, express prepaid, $5.50. No charges for boxing. We nandie all tne leading brands of Rye and Bourbon Whiskies in the market, and will save you 50 ner cent, on vour purchases Quart. Gallon. Kentuck Star Bourbon $35 $125 Elkridge Bourbon 40 1 50 Coon Hollow Bourbon 45 1 60 Me 11 wood Pure Rye 50 190 Monogram Rye 55 2(0 Mcßrayer Rve 60 2 25 Baker’s AAA A 65 2 40 O. O P. (Old Oscar Pepper).. 65 2 40 Old Crow 75 2 50 Finches’Golden Wedding.... 75 275 Hoffman House Rye 90 3 00 Mount Vernon (8 years old).. 1 00 3 50 Old Dillinger (10 years 01d)... 125 400 The above are only a tew brands ot the many we carry in stock. Send for catalogue. All other goods by the gallon, such as Corn Whiskey, Peach and Apple Brandies, etc,, sold equally as low, from $1,25 gallon up wards. We make a specialty of the jug trade and all orders by mall or telegraph will have our prompt attention. Special inducements of fered The Altmayer & Flatau Liquor Co. orders shipped same Iday receipt-of order. m 506, 508, 508, 510, 512;Fourth-st. Near Union-Passenger Depot Phone Macon. Georgia. THF. ... Windsor Hotel, AMERICUS, GEORGIA. CHAS. A. FRICKER, Proprietor HENRY W TTMRQTII, Manager. COMPROMISE FOR THE RUSSIAN PROPOSAL France Suggests a Plan For Breaking the Deadlock. POWERS DISCONCERTED Strengthening of the American Fleet In Chinese Waters Causes Anxiety. An Alleged Russian Edict Annexing Manchuria Excites Uneasiness. Paris, Sept. 27. —The practical dead lock in the efforts to open peace negotia tions with China has given an impetus to the suggestion that the ministers of Peking be instructed to hold meetings for the purpose of drawing up the terms of a treaty of peace. The fact that the powers, through the exchange of views between their respective foreign offices, ore unable to reach any agreement, has, it is claimed, clearly emphasized the difficulty of settling on terms regarding occurrences at so great a distance and, it is added, it has shown that the minis ters on the spot are the persons most fitted for and capable of working out a common ground of settlement. General instructions only, it is further sug gested, should be given to the ministers, the details to be left largely to their dis cretion. An official of the foreign office here expressed the hope today that such in structions would be forthcoming within a week, and that the general instruc tions would be under three heads—first, punishment of the conspirators; second, compensation for losses sustained, and third, guarantees for the future. The determination of the United States to withdraw her troops from China, while at the same time increas ing the strength of her fleet in Chinese waters, is rather disconcerting to the powers. But the interpretation put upon it in official circles is that the United States is resolved to protect the policy of the open door to the extremity and is, therefore preparing a fleet for the pur pose of maintaining that policy by show of force. The publicatit >n of an alleged Russian edict announcing the annexation of Manchuria has caused a decidedly un easy feeling, but no one seen here was able to definitely affirm or deny its au thenticity. lu discussing this point, the same foreign official quoted above ex pressed emphatically a desire that the United States should know that France has no sympathy with any movement toward the partition of China and that she will lend all her influence toward averting what she considers would be a mistake and a wrong. EUROPEAN RUMOR REFUTED. Facts Relative to the Appointment of Tuan as Grand Secretary. Washington, Sept. 27.—The state de partment has been advised by Sheng, the taotai of Shanghai, of the appoint ment of Prince Tuan, the former heir apparent of China, as grand secretary to the emperor. He says nothing of the reported designation of Tuan as presi dent or member of the privy council. It has been asserted with great energy in some of the continental papers that the course of the United States in re jecting the German proposition relative to the surrender of Chinese offlcicials directly inspired the empress dowager to the appointment of Tuan to be grand secretary in defiance of the powers. As a matter of fact, the records of the state department show that Tuan’s appoint ment was publicly announced Sept. 23, having been made several days previ ously. On the other hand, the state depart ment did not make public its answer to the German note until Sept. 23, and it could not have been received in China for at least one or two days thereafter. In the opinion of the officials this is con vincing evidence that the action of the United States government, in this par ticular case, did not influence the ap pointment of Tuan. The state department has not as yet been made acquainted with tne charac ter of the reply to bo made by Great Britain to the German note. In view of the answers already received from other powers in the same line, the offi cials are at a loss to account for the statement in some of the European pa pers that the United States stands “iso lated” in respect to this German note. Gambling Dens Must Go. Columbia, S. C., Sept. 27.—The chief of police has announced that the gam bling rooms will have to go. This an nouncement is due to the public feeling occasioned by the killing of Howard Allen in a gambling don. Through an Elevator Shaft. Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 27.—Ed Mar tin, aged 18, fell through an elevator shaft at the store of his uncle, J. G. Whitfield, and sustained serious inju ries- WOMAN IS UKEA DELICATE KUSiCAL INSTRUMENT In good condition she is sweet and lovable, and sings life’s song on a joyful harmonious string. Out of order or unstrung, there is discordance and unhappiness. Just as there is one key note to all music so there is one key note to health. A woman might as well try to fly without wings as to feel well and look well while the organs that make her a woman are weak or diseased. She must be healthy inside or she can’t be healthy outside. There are thousands of women suffering silently all over the country. Mistaken modesty urges their silence. While there is nothing more admirable than a modest woman, health is of the first importance. Every other con sideration should give way before it. Brad field’s Female Regulator is a medicine fol W||k || fill W/zl women’s ills. It is thesafestandquick est way to cure leu- <, corrhea, falling of thewomb, nervous ness, headache, backache and gen eralweakness. You will be astonished at the result, es pecially if you have been • experiment ing with other so called remedies. We are not asking you to try an uncer tainty. Bradfield’s kegulatorhasmade happy thousands of women. What it has done for others It can do for you. Sold in drug stores for $1 a bottle. A free Illustrated book will be sent 7 to all who write to /i tHE BRADFIELD JI REGULATOR CO. JQ Atlanta, Ga CHINESE SITUATION IS EXTREMELY GRAVE It Is Regarded More Serious Than Ever Before. BOXERS ARE IN CONTROL Germany’s Demand Means Continued War and Perhaps the Disruption of the Chinese Government—Friendly Feeling Between Russia and Japan. Shanghai, Sept. 27.—The situation in China is now mere serious than ever be fore for those who are interested in pre serving the integrity of the empire. The Chinese government is in the power of the Boxer leaders, who are not likely to submit to the empress dowager opinions unfavorable to them. The viceroys of the south are still loyal to the throne, and any foreign ag gressions in southern China will precip itate an armed uprising. The governor of Nganhwei province has forwarded a memorial to the em press dowager declaring that his signa ture to the viceroy’s agreement with the foreign consuls in Shanghai was forged. There is danger that the friendly vice roys will be replaced. Sheng, the friendly taotai of Shang- , hai, has been ordered north and that practically means his death Russians Hold All the Forts.' Russia is holding all the forts and strategical points from Taku to Peking. Russia’s possession of the railway shows by the permanent arrangements which her officers are making that she intends to swallow the North China. No one here believes that Russia will ever move out, except under overwhelm ing pressure from other powers. . Germany’s assurance that she does not desire territory in China, if the lat- . ter be able to pay an indemnity, is mis- ( leading. < Her demand for the punishment of , the leaders of the Boxers as a precedent ■ to peace negotiations means continued ; war and perhaps the complete disrup- ] tion of the Chinese government. Friendly feeling between Russia and ( Japan is increasing. France is hand ] in glove with Russia. The United States , is consistent, but powerless. , Lu Li Chuah Lui, who is unofficially , announced to be the new viceroy of , Canton, is anti-foreign. . Unless the allies protect the viceroys, the., a: > likely to have no friends left in China. The only method for dealing with the situation, not involving the di- • vision of the Chinese territory, is through . the friendly viceroys, gradually remov ing the throne from the power of the j Boxers’ leaders. - WALDERSEE AT TIEN TSIN. : General Chaffee Is Searching For a Winter Base. Tien Tsin, Sept. 24, via Taku, Sept. 27. —General Chaffee has arrived and conferred with the staff officers of differ ent departments with a view of estab- « lishing a winter base in the vicinity of Tien Tsin. He paid a visit to Tong Ku, ; making a general inspection. The pres- , ent plan is understood to be tentative and nased upon the possible retention of the existing force. The plan contem- ' plates placing the troops under canvass 1 outside the city. General Chaffee visited Li Hung Chang and informally discussed the out look for a settlement. It is understood he proffered an American officer to ac company the viceroy to Peking. No ' othei power, except Russia, has yet offi- 1 daily recognized Li Hung Chang’s pres- 1 ence. Field Marshal Count Von Waldersee, ' commander-in-chief of the International 1 forces, has arrived here. He was re- ' ceived by a review of the troops of all ' the allied nations. It is reported that the Russians, after the capture or Lu Tsi forts, began rush ing troops north along the railroad for the purpose of occupying Shang Hai Kuan. TWO MISSIONS DESTROYED. Numerous Antl-Chrlstlan Disturbances at Kwang Tung. Hong-Kong, Sept. 27.—The American Presbyterian and Catholic missions at Shek-Lunen, on the East river, have been destroyed. The priest in charge of the Catholic mission escaped and was protected by a mandarin. Numerous anti-Christian disturbances are taking place in the provinces of Kwang Bi and Kwaug Tung. The au thorities are employing*active measures tojrappress the outbreak and there have Jxten several executions. Native Christ ians are flocking to Canton. Murdered by the Boxers. Minneapolis, Sept. 27.—Mrs. N. D. Clapp of this city today received a letter containing the information that her sis ter, Mrs. G. F. Ward, formerly of this city, together with her two little chil dren, was murdered by Boxers in China about eight weeks ago. Hat husband, who was an Englishman, escaped. They labored at the Chang Shan mission in southern China for years. Their bodies were terribly mutilated. tmTUsnr CHINESE CREWS. Clash Between Health Officer Brun- |ner and Government Officials. Savannah, Sept. 27.—For the first time since the passage of the Chinese exclusion act the government and the Savannah authorities have clashed as to the proper disposition of a Chinese crew. The steamship Ettrickdale arrived Tues day with 29 Celestials in the crew. Health Officer Brunner demanded they be made to sleep ashore, as the city ordinance required that the crews of all vessels shall sleep ashore during the months of September and October. Cap tain Stewart declined to give the China men into the care of the city, stating that he could not land them. The mat ter has been taken to the mariee hos pital authorities in Washington for a decision. The treasury department has advised the collector of the port that the China men must not bo allowed to leave the vessel and guards have been stationed about it to see that they do not get on shore. Oneouta and Attalla Railroad. Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 27. —The work of laying rail on the first 10 miles of the Oneonta and Attalla railroad, an extension of the Birmingham Mineral, has begun and with good weather this section will be finished in a couple of weeks, the grading being nearly com pleted at the present time. The work begun from the Oneonta end and the first 10 miles of the road takes in the mining property of the Underwood Goal Mining bompajiv, whose new coalmines will be ready coal in about 80 i days.../ - GERMAN PROPOSAL IS IMPRACTICABLE Lord Salisbury’s Reply to Count Hatzfeldt’s Note. COMPROMISE IS PROBABLE Berlin Government Has, It Is Ru mored, Already Decided on a Change of Policy, but Is Maintaining Abso lute Secrecy as to Iler Next Move. London, Sept. 27. —Tire statement thnt Lord Salisbury had verbally answered the German ambassador, Count Von Hatzfeldt, in the same terms as the United States government used iu re plying to the German note regarding China, has called forth many denials throughout Europe. In the first place, < it may be reiterated that last Tuesday the British premier told the German ambassador here that Germany’s idea of the punishment of the authors of the outrages as a precedent to peace nego tiations was not feasible, and in so doing Lord Salisbury employed terms similar to those in the note from Wash ington. Though this was intended as a refusal of what is regarded iu Downing street as the only really important feat ure of the German note, it was not ac cepted as such by the German ambassa dor, on the ground that Lord Salisbxwy did “not formally” answer the note, and left the latter part of the German proposal (that the ministers at Peking should designate the offenders) unan swered, pending an hourly expected message from Sir Claude MacDonald, the British minister at Peking. Probable Future Action. There is no reason to believe that the awaited message from Peking will have any bearing on Lord Salisbury’s deter mination to agree with the United States and refusing to consent to the only prop osition of any weight contained in the German note, though the formal pro nouncement of such a disagreement may be staved off to the last moment by Ger many receding from the position she has taken up and submitting a compro mise. If such is the case (and a high German official in London has already hinted that it might come about) it is only natural that Berlin and the other capitals in accord with Germany will use every effort to conceal the fact that Germany was coerced into a compromise arrangement by the action of Great Britain and the United States. Count Von Hatzfeldt-Wildenbourg was not the only recipient of Lord Salis bury’s views Tuesday, for, during the usual foreign office reception, several foreign representatives sought the pre mier on Great Britain’s attitude toward the German proposal and they were all satisfied Lord Salisbury’s decision was against Germany. FEARS FOR THE NEW YORK. Gale Is Blowing and the American Liner Is Overdue. Southampton, Sept. 27. —The Ameri can line steamer New York, Captain Roberts, from New York Sept. 19, for Southampton, passed the Scilly islands at 7 o’clock yesterday morning and passed the Lizard at 9:30 o’clock last evening. She should have arrived here about 4:30 o'clock this morning, but has not yet been sighted. The gale has been sweeping over the British Channel and a tug has been dis patched iu search of the New York. As the day wore on the gale and mist continued in the channel. The South ampton agents of the American liner are not anxious. They say that when the weather clears the New York will doubtless report from the Needles. They also point out that the Royal Mail steamer Elbe, from Colon, which was also at the Lizard at 2:30 o’clock, only readied Plymouth at noon. WORST RISE OF THE TRINITY Volume of Water 20 Feet High Passes Fort Worth. Fort Worth, Tex., Sept. 27.—The worst rise in the Trinity river has passed here this morning. A volume of water 20 feet high came down West Fork flooding the lowlands a mile wide. The police were called out to warn the resi dents along the bottoms. Hundreds of people moved by daylight. One body floated past the city this morning. The river continues to rise a foot an hour. Insurrection In Santo Domingo. Cape Haytien, Hayti, Sept. 27.—Re ports have just been received here from Monte Cristo, Santo Domingo, of a movement to overthrow the government of President Jimenez. The insurrection has begun at Moca and is led by Horacio Vasquez, vice president of the republic, and Governor Ceoeres of the province of Santiago. Memphis Shows a Good Increase. Washington, Sept. 27 —The census bureau announces that the population of Memphis is 102,320 as against 04,495 in 1890. This is an increase of 37,825, or 58.65 per cent. The population of Houston, Tex., is 44,633 as against 27- 557 in 1890. This is an increase of 17,- 075, or 61.97 per cent. Mr. Bryan In Excellent Health. Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 27. —William J. Bryau started today upon his last tour of the country in the interest of his pres idential campaign. Before entering the car Mr. Bryan expressed himself as feel ing in excellent physical condition. New Plant Lighted. • Youngstown, 0., Sept. 27.—The new Bessemer plant of the Republic Iron and Steel company was lighted early this morning. The mill has a capacity of 600 tons of steel billets per day and will give employment to 600 hauus. The McLeod Company, Oglethorpe, Ga. \X7E carry the largest and most complete line of WHISKIES, WINES * v and BEER ever offered direct to the consumer, and call your atten tion to some of the leading brands of which we are sole agents; Paul Jones’ Four Roses..B2 00bottle. Paul Jones’ Four Star.. 150 bottle, full quart. Paul Jones* XXXX 81 25 bottle, full quart H. &‘H, W. Catherwood Three Feathers 2 00 l>ottle, full quart. . H. & H. W. Catherwoods Upper Ten 1 50 bottle, full quart H. & H. W. Catherwoods Century. 1 25 bottle, full quart Garrett Williams Go’s Sollis 1 50 full quart. J. B. Brown’s Private Stock 1 00 full quart. Edwin B. Bruce’s Somerset Club.... 1 50 full;quart, We are also sole agents for Green River and Nelson County Boqi guaranteed six years old, 83 50 per gallon. Four years old Bor ".. -• y 83 00 per gallon. We have a contract with J C. Sommers &Co vilie N. C., for control of their celebrated Poplar Log Uornx«MMßH| which they guarantee two years old. We are offering these t per quart, express prepaid on lots of six quarts or over K- gfe* •' Our stuck otWines and low proof goods are com' 5 \ from 81 SO uv. f 1 cares ■‘■•'•.•’•rintend the handling ‘'i Mactiopd* v ”“''• -v> ph-a-e. y- DECISION IS HANDED DOWN. Suit Involving $2,400,000 Decided in United States Circuit Court. Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 27. — In the United States circuit court the cases of William Halls, Jr., and the Maryland Trust company as trustees, against the Elyton Land company, were disposed of by Judge Swayne. These two suits were brought upon dividend trust bonds of the Elyton Land company and the coupons thereon. Judge Swayne rendered judgments amounting in the aggregate to $3,400,- 000, and the plaintiffs have filed certifi cates to create a lien in the probate court for the prospective amounts awarded them. This is the last chapter to date in the long and stubbornly fought litigation begun several years ago, when Mrs. Dowdell, holder of stock in the Elyton Land company, attacked the validity of the transfer from that company to the Elyton company, its successor, and se cured from the courts a decision declar ing that the transfer as far as uonconsent / ing stockholders of the old company were concerned, was null and void be cause ultra vires. This case was compromised, but oth ers were filed by holders of dividend trust bonds of the Elyton company. On petition of L. O. Morris a receiver was appointed. This case is still in the state supreme court. Meanwhile, the Maryland Trust com pany and William Halls, Jr., as holders of the Elyton Land company’s bonds, filed suit against that company on the debt of $2,400,000, created by the divi dend trust bond issue, securing judg ment, DESIRE CLOSER RELATIONS. Paraguay Wants to Establish a Com merci dal Treaty With America. Memphis, Sept. 27. —Consul John M. Ruffin, representing the United States in Paraguay and stationed at Asuncion, arrived here last night. Consul Ruffin has returned to the United States tem porarily on business of considerable im portance. He bore a special message to President McKinley from President Ageval of Paraguay. While the exact nature of the message was not known, the general purport of it is understood. The Paraguayans want to get on closer relations with the United States in a business and commercial way. Consul Ruffin believes there is a great future in Paraguay for American capi tal and American trade generally. The south, he says, has a peculiar interest in the matter of establishing close trade re lations with Paraguay. PRICES UNSATISFACTORY. Iron Trade Gives Outward Signs of Renewed Prosperity. Cleveland, Sept. 27.—With a larger operation of mills than at any time in months, the iron trade gives outward signs of prosperity, but prices are far from satisfactory to the average pro ducer. Consumption is on a scale which, by comparison with any year save 1899, appears phenomenal. But trade is «w --tive and buyers are making the fewest possible committals. The uncertainties of the future are all loaded on the primary producer and caution dominates the situation. Under such conditions prices can not advance. The noteworthy events of the past week are the agreement on the bar iron scale and the meeting of steel rail manufac turers. Both have been of distinct ben efit tp the trade. PALMER CRUSHED TO DEATH Engineer Killed and Negro Brakeman Injured at Lenoir. Lenoir, N. 0., Sept. 27.— Engineer Palmer of the Carolina and Northwest ern railroad was instantly killed, and a negro brakeman injured, in a wreck which occurred outside of the yard lim its here. Palmer was taking out the regular southbound freight. The train was only getting under good headway when the engine left the track with two cars loaded with timber. As the engine left the track Palmer jumped just in time to be caught under a flat car load of lumber and was in stantly crushed to death. Shot by a Negro. Timmonsville, S. C., Sept. 27.—J. M. Trueluck was shot and dangerously wounded by Amos Singleterry, a negro. The wound is in the abdomen, and ths doctors have been unable to locate -the bullet. Millard Purvis had a difficulty with the negro in the afternoon in which the negro was punished for having given offense to Parvis some time ago. Latex Trueluck met the negro at the stables and the negro cursed him. Trueluck ran for the negro and the latter shot him. Chai ham Jail Crowded. Savannah Sept. 27.—Chatham coun ty’s jail has not been so crowded in years as it is at present. There are iOS prisoners of all classes in the jail. Many are serving out short sentences, while others are waiting trial. Among the prisoners is Reuben Jackson,from Wash ington county, charged with criminal as sault, held here for safe keeping. A number of negroes from Screven county, on charges of murder, are also confined here. New Cotton MIH Organized. Alexander City, Al;b>Sept. 27.—At a meeting of the leading of thii place, assisted by J. M. Lewis of more, D. L. Lewis of Sycamore, Ala.’ and Colonel W. P. Pinckard of Binning ham, held at the Alexander City bank, 1 a 10,000 spindle cotton mill was organ ized. 'i'iie mill has been named the Al exander City mill and is capitalized at $200,000. Training Ship Hawk Ashore. Montreal, Sept. 27. Th® United ( States training ship Hawk, which is or . its way to Cleveland, ran ashore last evening as it came out of the Lachin canal 9 miles above here. There will bt izreat trouble srettinff her off. NO. 139