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A mhociutio XKftnrAria. rnblhhcd Weekly tt Camden, Tenn. "!-- -""" 0L" "4,t Bl'rtl.NEl-t AXXOC.NCK.VIKNT. T). iiU.-r'pt.jn julrs t,f Tut CNaMixs U 1 rr vr.r, W e-nU f , , nioutl.t, ajf..i. f -c ihr. uoDiM.whtoh pUit!t mu.t U la O Ir.nr All ntnjuloo. m. bm pruwUiy w.f.fM1 i tipirtilBol liwo I4 for. Outu.ry au.t umlLr nmioei wilt b cJurr.! lor t tho r.to of t root. r tns. ;a, funmu r.t. fvf di.pl.; . .JtrnUlBg n applie.Uon. Our J,.b priutlng f.rilltlM art flr.U!..,, on I Wf lo''tr U foxi work. E.Uw.1. Uni sample wboro p.,bL) will U fuui.twd; on oommoDlotioru n1 ortWi on tie. Hon of pubho tiil.mtl aro ouliclioJ, but -iemo 1,0 fiHrunbil,iy for tbo aiprrloot ouialaad In U iucU oomtkULloiiuM ood artd pub UhoJ. IW raiiunoe r.n bomnhtn Tirimi w.Tithtl aro perfoollv .r., bul til rmnltt.nofi n ori at tbe rt.k of ien.b r. iWago lUmpi of 1 .nil lMut tistiomm.tioru will bo reoiTl lummi or 1-M tb.n $1, proTnlnd thy art tani In iuou ipe M to rVut them making toother. Ail rtiiiittanonuil buiu ouiumuuie.tiotu thouH bo if lit to TRAVIS BROS, Publisher., Camuks, l inn. According to a recent judicial de cision in Germany, an editor cannot bo It hi rcsporfib'o for a libellous miH print in his paper provided lio 1ms competent persons n Lis employ. In nn article on tho commercial valuo of weather forecasts publi-died in tlie Engineering Magazine, by E. B. Dunn, ho says' that the value of life nul property saved in a single preat storm moro than compensates for tho cost of maintaining tbo Weath er Bureau. And doubtless ho is right, adds tho New York World. Tho world owes an unimaginably great debt to Matthew Fontaine Maury, tho inven tor of tho science of meteorology, W. W. Astor, it is oaid, has conclud ed that ho has spent enough money on an unappreciative British public, and proposes to sell out and return to America, where hia money will enable him to be somebody. He paid $250, 000 for the Bull Mall Gazette, and now is offering to Bell it, with his two other publications, for $200,000. The offer Las found no takers, nor even any bid ders at a lower figure, bo it is report ed that he will wind up the three and quit. His experience as a publisher tas Cost him. noonrdinfrtri nil 2,000,000. ' From tho Batent Office at Washing ton 'ome8 the report that in the twelve years since the type-writing machine was first put on the market the sales have amounted to nearly 130,000,000. This means an enormous industry, not only in the manufacture and sale of the machines, but in their manipulation in the offices where they are used. It means also the doubling and redoubling of the volume of the mails, for letter-writing has been made easy, and consequently business men are able to carry on correspond ence even concerning the most trivial details of their daily affairs. These facts, and the possibilities they open .up, are especially interesting when considered in connection with the old complaint about labor-saving machines as rivals of manual workers. Modern machinery seems constantly to be furnishing new occupations for thos who have been crowded out of tho old trades. The day of paper collars passed way some years ago, and though pa per is used to-day in many more forms than were ever dreamed of a few de cades back that cheap articles of hab erdashery has almost disappeared from the market. But there is promise, chronicles the Washington Star, that it will have a worthy successor in tho paper sock, which is the latest novelty to be ground out of the pulp mill. The mechanism has been perfected to produce a paper yarn of such consist ency that it is capable of being woven into fabrics soft enough for wear. A special merit is the cheapness of this newly devised material, Bocks being produced at a retail price of about three cents a pair. At this rate there is no reason why the whole world may not be supplied with foot covering. At three cent3 a pair the bachelor's life will become gladsome and happy. It is said that substances cau be used in the preparation of this material to make the socks so imprevious to water that they can stand several washings before falling apart. This, too, is a great boon. ' May the three-cent paper eock have a ready market ! May it be followed by a ten-cent paper Bhoe ! CAPITAL (lOSSll'. items of new picked lp at Till: NATIONAL CAPITAL. Saving ood Doing of tho OWrUl IUitdtof tho Government. The president has signed an order directing that Admiral Meade bo re tirod, accompanying it with a severe rebuke. Honor V. Z. Dominignoz has pre rented to tho tttato department hid cre dentials an charge d'affaires and minis ter ad interim fur tho Argentine re public. The supremo court Monday swept every ventre of the income tax from tho statute books by a vote of 5 to 4, and thereby reversed all tho previous decision of tho court and declared that for all timo t, come tho federal rov ornmeut should hold nncred from tho hands of tho tax collector tho $2,(100, 000,000 of incomes annually derived from real mul personal property, ntoeks, bonds, etc.. iu tho United States. The decision against tho ineomo tax will cut oil" tho S:5,()0(,:00 of revenue expected, Hill has naturally created much talk spout an extra session of conprens to provide means for supply ing tho deficit, but it is taid that Pres ident Cleveland bus positively declared ho would n'jt call aa ttr session. He would prefer to isauo bonds to tide over tbo summer. Tbo retirement of Bear Admiral Mcado promotes Commodore Lester A. Beardsleo to bo rear admiral. Cap tain John A. Howell to bo commodore, Commander Nicoll Ludlow to be cap tain. Lieutenant Commander Chap mau C. Todd to bo commander, Lieu tenant Gottfried Blockinger to bo lieutenant commander, Lieutenant Ju nior Grade Leroy M. Garrett to be lieutenant, Ensign Wilfred B. Ilog patt to be lieutenant junior grade. Tho official seivico of Lorin M. Thurston, as Hawaiian miiiinter to tho United States, closed Tuesday, when Mr. Frank B. Hastings presented to the state department his credentials, which had just been received as charge d'affaires. The official mail from Hon olulu arrived during tbo morning, and poon afterwards Mr. Hastings went to the Btato department. It was tho firnt mail from Hawaii since the recent press reports from San Francisco, giv ing an unofficial outline of the pur port of tho Hawaiian government in replacing Mr. Thurston with Mr. Hast ings. Our Domestic Cottons In China. The department of state has received an interesting report from United States Consul General Thomas K. Jer nigan, of North Carolina, stationed at Shanghai, China, on our trade relations with tho empire. Noting a falling off in the importa tion of domestio cottons from the United Statea, as well bb Great Britain, Mr. Jernigan advances the opinion that tho manufacture of cotton cloth by China and Japan is responsible for the decrease. In 18G3 the first spin ing mill was erected in Japan,' with 5,456 spindles; in 1883 there were six teen mills, with 43,700 spr indies, and in 1893 there were forty-six mills, with some 000,000 spindles. The statistics regarding tho industry in China have not been published, but a conservative estimate is that the end bf this year will witness 300,000 spindles and 3,000 looms, besides numerous cotton gins, ready to operate in fifteen cotton mills. In Japan the mill" owner pays from 8 to 20 cents per day in silver for mill hands, while in the United States la bor, he says, gets pay in gold. Since 1894 one dollar in gold has been equal to two dollars of Japanese silver, which makes clear, according to his reasoning, that the mill owner in the United States is paying twice as much for labor as the Japanese. Mr. Jernigan says that he does not wish to intimate that tho price of ia bor in the United States Bhould be regulated by the prioo of labor in the oriental countries, but unless some standard of international value for the payment of labor is agreed upon, the products of tho oriental laborers will become a dangerous rival to those of the occidental laborers. Steamship Mall Contracts. A number of sensational reports have been circulated recently in re gard to the subsidy to the American lino steamships for carrying tho mails between New York and Europe-. It was asserted that the postmaster gen eral had determined to break tho con tract made with the company by Boat master General Wannamaker, on the ground that ho had exceeded his pow ers in making the agreement read per statute mile inhtead of per marine mile. The contract goes into effect next October. It may be authorita tively stated that the rumors are in correct, and that, whatever may be done in the future, tho matter has not been even discussed. The postmaster general has not boen in office long enough to have caught up with current duties and has not an ticipated his work as far as October next. Ho has not mado or authorized 'any statement as to aubsidy contracts for tb bctit of resHotjs, tlmt l.o lifts tint yet tslen tip tho matter. Sp-n!iiti of the matter, Hcrond AMtaiil Postmas ter General Neilsoti said: "The mut ter bus not yet been diselii-sed at all. '1 ho r n in r are utterly faiso and rid iculous." Tho work in connection ith the annual letting df contracts at the New York warehouso for furnishing supplies for tho Indian servieu Levari Tuesday. Tho h nviewt sinlo contract will bo for suar and clothing, and notions gem rally will make tip tbo reinaiuder of tbo sutudies. It will probably re quire three wecka to complete tbo work. Commissioner of ludian Af fairs Browning will supervise tbo work and a force of clerks will bo sent from the ludian department. TIIK BOYCOTT MFTKD. Sulgo fipeer Iatiisa an Order Which Freei the 8eulxnrl Alr-Llne. Tho greatest sensation of the season in railroad circles was tbo precipita tion of a stupendous lawsuit in tho federal court at Macon, over which Judge Emory Hpeer presides, which ennio about Saturday morning. Mr. Alex. King, of tbo law firm of King & Spalding, of Atlanta, appeared before Judge Spoor and presented a bill in behalf of ,tho Seaboard Air Line, asking that the roads which aro bound by tbo agreement of tho South ern Bailway an I Steamship associa tion bo enjoined from boycotting the Seaboard Air-Line uooording to the order of ComrniKHiotjcr Stahlrnr.n. It is a stab at tbo vitals of tho rail way organization which has placed tho Seaboard under tbo sway of a boy cotting order. It is entirely dilTiront from the suit that the Seaboard folks brought ngainht tho Western and At lantic and tbo Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis to enjoin those lines from the boycott. That was simply a suit for tho alleged violation of the in dividual contract that was in force be tween tho Seaboard Air-Lino andtheso roads for traflio arrangements and tho use of the Western and At lantio terminals at Atlanta. That caHo was brought in tho state courts and was heard by Judge Lump kin, who ruled that the Western and Atlantio and the Nashville, Chattanoo ga and St. Louis had a right to boy cott on business creuted and originat ing beyond Chattanooga. The plain till filed a bill of exception to this rul ing, which is now pending before the supreme court of Georgia, and it will be heard on the 28th instant. In tho meantime Judge Lumpkin issued a eu persedeas order binding the defendants from boycotting the Seaboard until the supreme court decided the case. Now comes the suit against all the roads of the Southern Ilailway and Steamship Association, and Judge Speer ha9 issued an order temporarily eujoining all of tho lines from boycot ting. This sets the Seaboard Air-Lino free. Such, at least, is the temporary effect of Judge Speer'a order, and the railroads of the south will have to lift their boycott until the 30th instant, the day set for the great trial to take place. TRADE NOTES. Brailstreet Reports Business Still on the Increase. Bradstrect's trade report for the past week says: "General trade conditions through out the country continue in tho main quite favorable. Activity in specula tive and investment circles has exceed ed that in merchandise lines, but gaips made in the latter have in nearly all instonces been retained. "Woolen goods manufacturers, even with orders for several months to come, are not anticipating wants, as prices for wool at the interior are above a parity with quotations at tho aeaboard, and lower prices are looked for. Heaviest transactions continue in Aus tralians. The weather has retarded shearing. Ehodo Island woolen man ufacturers say the demand is largely for the cheaper grades. Among tho moro favorable features of the situa tion are bank clearings, the aggregate for the week being $1,101,000,000, oi 3 per cent more than last week, when the total was the heaviest since the second week of June. 1893. Com pared with tho third week of May last year, the week's gain is more than 30 per cent. The falling off as compared with the like week in 1893, the panic period, is only 5 per cent, and com pared with the like week in 1893, is only 5.7 per cent. "Tho entire region from Boston to Kansas City, Omaha, and South Falls, S. D., and fouth to the gulf, reports damage to early vegetables and fruit from the late severe cold weather. It has also checked sales of ' seasonable fabrics. "Among southern cities an improve ment in trade is reported from Mem phis, in groceries at Chattanooga, at Savannah, and at Galveston, where business is said to be fairly satisfac ry and the outlook favorable. At New Orleans the volume of business is smaller." Will Withdraw In Seven Months. A St. Petersburg dispatch, soys that advices received in that city from a Japanese Bource are to the effect that Japan intends to withdraw hor garri sons from Corea in about seven months. CAHLlSLi: SPEAKS. DECLAIM". AUAIXST HI LV I'll A3 I KIM Alt Y MONEY. lit It Olvtu a iimti'l Ovation at Cov ington, Ky. Secretary Carlisle received an ova tion at Covington, Ky., Monday Light unparalleled in thn hitory of politic in that section of Kcutueky. It was a magnificent tribute to tbo high esteem in which ho is held by political friends and foes alike. Of tho 3,000 ho jam med tht-nmdve into a spaco hardly large enough for two-thirds that many, were men of all parties, elates and conditions. Women were there, too, not withstanding the fact that it was urged that they stay away and let the voters hear lbs distinguished speaker. Bucked in almt as tightly were many thousand moro who could not get beyond tho gates of Central Garden, nil prepared togivo tho secretary tbo most enthusi astic reception he had ever received at tho Lands of those who havo heard of him so often. When ho appeared at tho garden there was wild cheering and a general din. It, however, ns more euthusi aktio than that given him at the homo of his friend, Mr. Queen, a few mouths before. Tho parade of thouandi from Cov ington, Newport mid the suburban Vil lages stretching up tho river, aug mented by 800 from Cincinnati, with bands and horns, passing in review bo foro him. Tb a secretary was vociferously cheer ed throughout his speech against tho free coinage of silver. His elaborate and eloquent argument was listened to attentively, and at its conclusion the secretary was egain cheered most heartily. After a brief reference to his ab sence from the state, Mr. Carlisle be gan his address as follows: "It may not add to the force of my arguments or tho weight of advice to assure you that I am not, and do not expect to become, a candidate for any office in the gift of the people or their representatives, and that I do not ap pear in the state in the interest of any candidate. My interest in the solu tion of the questions now pending is precisely tho same as that of any other American citizen who pe eires to to see his country prosperous and happy, and whilo my views as to the policy which will most certainly produco these results may be entirely erroneous, they are honestly entertained and will bo frank ly stated. It can make no difference to me, personally or politically, whether they aro popular or unpopu lar, here or elsewhere, although it is always more agreeable to be in accord with tho prevailing publio sentiment than to be in opposition to it. My respect, however, for the intelligence and patriotism of the American people constrains me to believe that no mat ter what their preconceived opin ions may be upon any question, they will not refuse to give it a full and fair investigation or fail to reach a just conclusion when both sides have been heard. Therefore, I shall speak to you this evening with full confidence that whatever may be your present opinions on the Bubject to be discussed, you are willing to re-examine the grounds up on which they have been formed and change them if they are found to be erroneous. The secretary's speech was a lengthly one. In it he declared against silver as primary money. He entered into a definition of Mr. Cleveland's policy ; stated that free coinage expansion would cause contraction of the curren cy, but admitted that prices would in crease. At some length the secretary explained his own record on the silver question. MURDEBED BY MEXICANS. Two Thousand Natives Attack a Com pany of American Soldiers. Information has been received at El Paso, Tex., of a bloody local revolt out in a settlement between the towns Guadalune Calvo and Varvasrarua, in the state of Chihua. Mexico, a few days ago. The trouble began when the natives living in the district at tacked a surveying party under C. B. Morrison, an American, and killed twenty of tho party. The affair waa reported to the commander of Ameri can troops at parral, who immediate ly started a detachment of 100 men to the scene. Last Wednesday the troops were assaulted by tho natives, and retreated, leaving half of their number dead and wounded on the battle ground. ' OVATION TO MIS9 DAVIS. Houston Overcrowded With Veterans Accommodations Limited. A special from Houston, Texap, says: The train bringing Miss Winnie Davis and the Richmond delegation arrived late Tuesday night. Miss Davis was tendered a gloriois ovation at the tram and several bands paraded the streets celobrating her arrival. There is a fear ul lack of accommodations for the thousands who have crowded them selves into Houston. They aire sleep ing four deep in all the hotta. TIMETAI.LIC fXHlN." Decided t'pon ly tho Hllver Cvntrn. tton at halt In Us If y. In the silver conference nt Salt Lake City, Utah, ati animated debato vt tbo namo ('f the permanent orani. tion was engaged in. Many deb gut favored "Ilcncst Money Union," Mill other ".Silver Union," but Govt rum Prince objected to confining the move ment to one of the tnetals, stating tint the west was as favorable to gold hs u silver and hia motion to call the organ ization "The Bimetallic- Union" va unanimously adopted. Tho following resolutions were adopted: "Kesolved 1, That an organization bo crested to bo called the Bimetallic Union. "2. Iu obfect shall be to inoulosU the principles of bimetallism and the restoration of the free coinage of sil ver at the ratio of 10 to 1 by the cir culation of documents, the holding ol iue tins and other appropriate im ans. "3. Tho union shall have an execu tive committee consisting of one mem ber from each of tbo eleven states and territories invited to this conference, which shall have charge of its work. Thrcd member shall constitute a quo rum of this committee. "4. Othtr states and territories can bo connected with the union by a vott of tbo majority of nil tbo members ol the executive committee, and shall, therefore; bo entitled to representation iu tho executive committee. "5. Iu every state and territory couueoled with the union there shall bo a state or territorial committee consisting of five or more niemberg with power to fill vacancies and add to their members. These committee! shall be appointed iu the first place at this conference. "0. It shall bo the duty of the state or territorial committee to raise the necessary funds for carrying on the object of tbo union and in every proper way to aid in tho furtherance of those objects. ' "7. The members of tho cxecut committee for each state or territ or territorial committee respectively. Tho chairman appointed the follow ing delegates to attend tho Bimetallic League convention to bo held at Mem phis beginning June 11th next. Ex-Governor Bradford Briuce, oi New Mexico; Hon. E. E. Sargeant, ol Butte, Mont. ; Govt rnor Alva Williams, of Denver; Hon. C. M. Donaldson, of Oregon; Hon. Henry W. Laugenur, ol Woodland, Cal. OPEN HOSTILITY Advocated by Senator Tillman Should Gofl Go Further. An all-night secret session of the Tillman-Irby executive committee was held at Columbia, S. C, Wednesday night, having been called to meet the emergency caused by Judge Goffa de cision against the constitutionality of the registration laws, in the face of tho coming election of delegates to tho constitutional convention. There was a strong effort to induce Governor Evans to call an extra ses sion of the legislature to pass a new registration law, but he rofused, stat ing that if another were passed the courts would declare that unconstitu tional also. Senator Tillman, who was present, declared, notwithstanding his bitter attack upon Judge Goff, that the con dition in which his decision had left politics was the very best for his par ty, and advocated a white primary to nominate delegates to the conven tion, saying that if the conservative democrats, his white opponents, would not come into it, but make their fight in the general election, "there would be a bloody campaign and h 1 would break loose in Georgia." He said that if Judge Goff went any further in this matter he, for one, would advocate open rebellion. This of course, was not intended for publi cation and was not given out by the committee, but the reporter overheard it. The end of it was that a general white primary was expected to be held July 30th to nominate delegates to the constitutional convention. The election will be held late in August. The conservatives regard this as a plan to whip them in and the revolting Till manites who are making an effort to secure honest elections. They say there is no race issue in the state, but tho Tillman party is trying to raise one in order to make it appear that a continuance of election frauds is nec essary to secure white supremacy. NO MORE PRIZE FIGHTING. The Bill Only Lacks the Governor's Signature to Be the Law. The Florida house of representatives by a unanimous vote passed tho anti prize fight bill Tuesday. The measure has already passed the senate and now goes to Governor Mitchell, who will most cheerfully sign it. Tho measure is a drastio one. Its violation is pun ished by a fine of $2,500 or live years in the penitentiary. Glove contests are construed as prize fighting. Sher iffs are empowered to enter imy plaeo where they think it is intended to have a contest and arrest any persons whom they may m-pect of an intention to violate the law. It never occurs to a boy that he will some day know as little as his father.