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TUESDAY. X0 KMLiHK Lt. lsSi.
KX'iiOv. iioi.ukn'h i.i;rn u.
The News-Observer of Sunday ul
1 slit's a letter from the deposed tovernot
of North Carolina in wliieh lie make
complaint that while so imteh is lorjjivct
and forgotten, his siti alone is remem
bered. Willi a warm personal feel in t; to
wards Mr. Holdeti, ami with every wish
and hot that his latter years may lu
cheered with all the environments o!
personal kindness and respect, we an
tflad that his sin is remembered, not ii
vindictiveness, but as n U'sson and warn
ing. Disease become? indelibiy bistori
cal, as the record of abuse of powers en
trusted to him as the servant of the peo
pie; turned by him into powers for tin
oppression of the people; and as auotbei
instance of that manly resentment oftU
people of Noah Carolina, inspire!1
with the spirit of liberty, impatient o:
oppression, prompt to assert their rights
always vindicating themselves withii
the law where tli.'t he possible, btr.
prompt to resort to arms as the supreme
We ai;ree witli the News-Observer ir
thinking that Mr. Holdeii "is not wise in
brinin forward prominently matters
personal to himself." lie does so appar
ently predicating his pica on a change o
publie sentiment or a lorgetfulness of 'tin
past. 1 he change, it it exist, is thai
of a tender sympathy for one who !ivr
and moves ammii; us, an old man and
marked one upon whom is iinpi iutcd at
indelible brand that all may see, am
none may forget. It is a painful si.nlit
but it is a useful one, always remindiiiL
the ruler of the crimes into which his pas
sious or his ambition may lead him, al
ways reminding l he wronged people oft Ik
redress that is within their reach. Wt
do not believe that the legislature wotili
so far as the News-Observer thinks i;
would. That paper says:
The people of North Carolina have m'
reverseti tlieir ju'l;;nient of the event: o
those times. They entertain no per
sonal animosity toward (iov, lioldeu
but they h.id a iuJ.utnciU of atTairs whicl
remains. Time has molliiied any in il.'i
tiou of a personal nature and we mih;
say that the inn!'', its are buried beneati
the waters of oblivion. To this ex ten;
ilo we believe this to be true, that on tl:.
simple sucstioii by (iov. lb!len that
lie desires to have his disabiiiiu-s re
moved, we think the legislature would
pass a resolution to that effect.
Hut w hile the legislature may be will
ing to pass such a resolution, it will not
heed any eonimunicatron from (lovermn
Holdeii that maintains the correctness
of his attitude in lTi. The judgment
of the people as to thai is liu!, linal ami
Mr. Holilen makes t!ie endeavor to sof
ten his oflences by comparing a present
condition of tilings with a state of af
fairs existing during the second year o
his term of otlice. lie savs. 'I am pained
to see that the State is threatened under
(iov. Fowle with lynch law." And wc
are pained to admit "that the prevalence
of lynch law is now alarming and dis
graceful." lint there is no possible par
allel between the lynch law and its
causes of his day and the present. And
it may be safely added that the present
tract ice owes its frequency and facility
to lessons learned in the ill omened days
of (iov. Hohlen's administration. He fore
his day it had been unknown. In hit
day there was so much oppression of the
white people, so much partiality to the
negroes, that it encouraged them not only
to insolence and insubordination, but to
actual violence, murder, rape and confla
gration. The denial of justice by the
courts, the actual encouragement given
by them to a state of lawlessness con
fined almost entirely, from the action
of extraneous causes, to one class
which made life unsafe, lemale vir
tue in constant peril, pr"rrty inse
cure, and the whole condition of so
ciety lamentable in the extreme. II there
were the existence tit Ivueh law in those
davs, it was the authorities who were
responsible. The iaws were silent, jus
tice closed us ear, and the sintering, out
raged, down trodden jteople were relue
tantlv driven to resort to the Inst law ol
nature. In meeting a great emerge ic
the then executive exhibited neither the
wisdom of the statesman, the tenderness
ol the man, nor the sympathies of the
tellow citizen, lie displayed the vain
elation of a man invested with unlimi
ted power, with merciless purpose to use
it, declaring a jteople as open enemies,
when their grievances were real and
great, and to whom fair impartial ad
ministration might have given relief or
redness; but, preferably declared as ene
mies to be subjugated and terrorized by
u horde of mercenaries from a distant sec
tion, composed of men long lamiliarized
to rapine and merciless brutality.
It is all very well to look back upon
the past with a changed heart, and pos
sibly a changed view. The retrospect,
viewed in humiliation, cannot seem nearly
as bright as when viewed from the char
iot of triumph, when enemies were
trampled down and old time slights had
their revenges. This retrospect, a pain
lul one to Mr. Holden, is also a painful
one to the people of North Carolina; so
painful that it will continue to be use
fully impressive. The touching appeal
of Gov. Holden that "his motives were
good, and that he had in view only the
welfare and glory of North Carolina"
will only suggest, not excuse, the distor
tion of view or principle under which
acts of wrong or cruelty are justified.
We remember that the inquisition roasted
heretics for the good of their souls.
What we ask, what the people ask, is
law, a willing ear rt it on the part of the
ruling powers, and then there will be
ready obedience to it on the part of those
whose dutv it is to obev.
Mr. Davis' letter to the committee of
invitation to the centennial celebration
embraces high compliments to the inde
pendent spirit ol North Carolina in refus
ing to ratifv the consiitutu'11 of the rai
ted States until assured in doing so she
wasnot sacrificing her rights and liber
ties; more emphatically the rights apper
taining to her as a sovereign State.
And in discussing this latter point in the
letter, Mr. Pa vis makes it clear that this
verv doctrine of State sovcicignty was
the essential principle of the constitution ;
when it was adopted, and that such sov-;
creignty was not swallowed up by the l
union created out ol the compact of these j
States. The weakest and most powerful of i
them alike proposed to retain its indivii'
lality, kluuic Island as well as Virginia, i
the smallest and the then largest, as im-;
oerishable sign ami evidence of prcii;u
ic, .!,., .!.- tun of
,'oimii'Mi purpose proved to be uuattain-!
ihlc under the loose structure and feeble
brces of the Confederation, lint Rhode
Islam) and Virginia and all the other
States retain in their equulrcprcscutation
n the 1'uiLcil Slates Senate, not only the
judges but the rights ui imk pendent sov
rcigiity. Secession was an in hen eu t
-ight, but one impracticable except for
uiu, diolulioii of government and res
bition back into original feeble, helpless
onipoiient parts. That is disposed ol
never; and a stronger, more powerful,
md perhaps better understood system ot
;overnment exists than before. We must
-ay, however, that some of our Northern
ricuds are not ipntc convinced that tin it
victory was one of conquest as well over
the South as over the constitution, and
ihat State rights is a vain and also a
lissipated illusion. Let them not be so
ast; the time is coining when they will
c us-serted with as much vigor at the
nrth and let useful purpoes as they
A vTc ever assei Led at tile South. Ceil
raliaiiou will never be elite ted without
.erv emphatic recourse to I umf.itucnial
t I.I. AIU MI TOil t ASM, EIOUN.
A few yeats ago II. H. Helper, of this
iatc, tarlle(l tile ;' twins witli a
rand new idea the co'truction of a
;reat itiici contii:enlal ram'oatl beginning
nv where yon please in North merica,
d:pping ah ng the i.sthmu.-cs 'if Central
iticrica, and then gruping its way somc
vhat deviously and blindly through tlie
iinuniains of northern South America,
Jaouyh the broaii fnvsl zone of the
mazon. and 'hen de-hunching out upon
he great pa in pas rcgi'Mi over whicii it
vns plain sailing .- u to bnenos Ay res.
prcpi'sefl terminus; altera rest, per
haps, to he pushed on through Patagonia
the su.iits of Magellan, across which,
y steam ferry. couimiiniciLioii might be
iad across Terra del Puego, and the
eary ti u eler at last might sweep his
ve (ver tlie teiiipestuous Southern ocean
viewed from the iotty outloiik of the re
aowaed headland of Cape llnrii. It ueid
not he said t iiat Mr. Helper's idea was
ivceiied with a S' l t ol lofty sioni by pro- j
.eel'irs who had not dared to be so bold !
is he; or by move prudent men who'
.hought the s- henie beyond the eapaci- j
.ies ot linaiK'iiil power; or by timid men J
who -.hi unk fnnn the contest with the
-ircat and numerous physical diiliculties
:o be encountered m so v.tst a length of
iine; to say nothing of the opposition of
the various gov. rnmcnls and peoole
hrough whose let ritory the roads might
Mr. Helper might have been stimulated
by the- cousti net ion of the various trans
continental roads. He, as well as we,
had memory of ihe time when they were
regarded as chimerical as his far South
American road. He lias lived to see roads
across the continent to the shores of the
Paiitic as thick as rabbit tracks. And
truly, if his idea were simply pro
phetic, it is meeting realization in
his time. One great step was taken
when the road to the city of Mexico
vas built. That was not in contempla
tion when Mr. Helper propounded his
views. At tlie other end, the Argentine
republic and Paraguay have made enor
mous increase in population nnd giant
strides in pr ig ress ; a ud ra i 1 roa d s
stretching northward in the direction to
meet Mr. Helper's projected lilies from
the north are under construction to the
extent of l.L'ooto l.o'JO miles. What
was originally a scheme involving (,0(o
ir S, otio miles of new construction is al
ready diminished to a gap of 2,000 or
J,o00 miles. In the next generation, the i
ciiniluctiirs will lie ready to crv out tot lie
crowds of rusliiiii; passt'imers, "Alf
alioaril lor Cae Horn."
Ilr. Parker I'ni vs cream Van-Ola, Rosa
line, 0n",.iliiit' and lliamnnd nail powder
having now become the ladies' favorites,
at F. I,.Jficul's tint; stoic, these popular
manicure articles may always Ijc found.
together with pocket emery board, or
an'e wood sticks, nail scissors, files and
other such recuiisites. Also a complete
line of drills and toilet articles, in addi
tion to tlie Ilclie Sodo Fountain from
which ice cold drinks are tlisiensel. Cor
ner Main street and I'atton avenue.
juHtlcvM ol tlie Peace.
The Governor has been advised bv the
Attorney lienera under the decisiun in
tiilmer vs. Ilolton, 98, .V. C.,aii. that un
der section 10 ol act 3 otthe Constitution
il the State it is the dutv oftlie Governor
to appoint to till vacancies caused bv the
expiration of the term of a justice of the
leace when the leirisluture has tailed to
elect. The Governor can therefore ap
point now in tnree cases: rirst, wnen
the term of the incumlient expires and
the legislature has not elected a successor:
second, when new townshiis ore estnb-
nsneo witnout appointments; third,
when appointees ol the legislature fail to
Hyrnp of l-'lx.
Produced from tlie laxative and nutri
tious juice of California figs, combined
with the medicinal virtues ot plants
known to be most beneficial to the hu
man system, acts gently, on the kidneys,
liver and bowels, etlcctually cleansing the
system, dispelling colds and headaches,
ana curing nanuimi constipation.
THE MORROW SHOE
GAINING REPUTATION EVERY DAY,
3 b CO
Ayain we call your sjiecial
!;l1t(.lltioll to tll4, Hebrated
Morrow Shoes, which have
.stood the test for many years
for DntAniMTY. for Exctx
i , i : m i: o v S'i' l k, for ( '( ).M fort
AMI l'XACTXKSS OK KlT, lieill
eiual in (juality. style and fit
to any Fine Shoes made.
We carry the above Shoes
in several different styles, and
will have no trouble to suit
you in size
Nor any trouble to sell you
again in the future.
We have in stock a com
plete line of all kinds of Shoes
of every dey'rable style kept.
We mean to sell. No more
Come and examine our
goods: it will not cost you a
We want you to call and
trade with us. with the assur
ance that yon will be treated
well on all occasions.
A full line of DKV (JOODS.I
Hats and Clothingalwayson
hand at astonishingly low
Itostic liros. & Wright
HOOKS AND STATIONERY,
ARTISTS' JIATKHI tl.S,
I IC !'l l;i:S ANH l-KAMKS,
iii.a.xk hooks, i:vi:it vi.it aii-:,
POLLS, TOYS AMI OAMKS.
WI'STKKN N. C. Nl'KNEN,
WITH I'lloTOOKAIMUC ANP IIANP-
92 S. Main Street.
If you want a. goo
1'ivlla that is warranted not
to ('HACK call on
THE LEADING JEWELER,
A tine line of imported han
dles different, "you know,"
from anyone else's.
FOR SALE !
fiU-HOKSB BOILER AND RNGINli.
POWER MORTISER AND BORER.
FOOT POWER MORTISER,
OAK, ASH, WALNUT, CHERRY, PINE
AND POPLAR LL'MBER,
NEW HERRING SAFE.
W. E. WILLIAMSON & SON,
A8HEVILLB, N. C.
rpt2S d&w 2m
Mr. A. L,. Finley, Marion, X. C, was
such a severe sufferer from scrofula in a
most aggravated form, that for years he
went on crutches. He was cured in 1883
by Mrs. Joe Person's Remedy, and has
been well ever since.
We liiuvn't chiinvd our
i"nl." inTin:('iTizi:. forHoiix
days; not lictiiiist' wc lmil'
llOtllillfi' t() NM.V, l)llt jUst I M - j
cause we haven't had tlie;
tinie. Our store has been full
of peopleevi'iy flay, our trade
has never been so large, and
we are glad to be able to say
that notwithstanding the
influx of new stores, and the
large stocks of goods, the
"Big Racket Store" retains
all its old friends and adds
new ones (fail v. Ihe reason
iu Til'iiti mill iti' nt' imili't-
; ,. ... t
standing. e warrant every -
tllillo- UP Ki.ll til 1 ti :IS l-olll l'-
sented. or ire fj e you lt;n-k'
your inoiity. We underbuy
anybody in Asheville. and can
easily undersell anyone. We.
sell more shoes than theShoe
Store hfiuiilsf ire c ' j
i-lic;('i and we sell as good :
Shoes as any store in ihe
... .,. . . ,
Cll V. CSC (It liniiC Meaner
than a Clothing Store. ;uul
rp. . 1 1
inurr ji 11, 1 mv;mj in n;iii
ric(s, (ilassware tu lumsr
I10M iisin- things so murli
HitnK-i' tliaii others that
people wonder Itow we n'et
llieni. That doesn't niatler;
vv have them, and they are
yours with a a'ood title when
Tips, Birds and Wings, we
have always sold at less than
half of Millinerv Store prices,
and carry three time as
large stocks. While our line
of Dress (mods is not as large
as some, what we have has
been bought at such prices
that we can easily sell them
lower than others, and still
make some money on them,
liars. Handkerchiefs. Gloves,
.Stockings (fast black and
cheaper grades), Quilts, Blan
kets, Shawls, Mats, Rugs,
Trunks. Valises, Hand Hags
Hoods, Caps, l-'urs, Curtains
Poles, Shades, are anioni
our leaders. No well post
citizen of Asheville buys any
of these things without pric
ingours. and we would hav
the country people andthost
who live in near-by towns en
joy the same privilege. W
sold more Christmas goods
presents, etc.. last Christmas
than any other storein Ashe
ville, and shall be fixed for a
large trade this year. We
shall have a big line for
you to nelect from, and shal
be able to fit goods to any
pocket book from n nickel to
as high as you want to go
Don't buy ANYTHING unti
you have been to the "Big
Backet Store." No trouble
to show goods, and we don't
get mad if you don't buy.
We want you to see what a
complete "Department Bar
gain Store" the "Big Racket"
is. Our variety of goods and
the size of our stock w ould
do credit to a city of 25,000
inhabitants. Come and see
us, and if prices and goods
don't suit you, don't bay-
hut be sure to come.
GEO. T. JONES & CO. I
Ovstcr V ' V Parlor.
i;i uiu:an flaw.
j 3Ira!!4 .,, an Hours. i-:icctric
C htk l'n life Hour
! 1 t--he pit jiMiiv in :inmumiug ihe Oyster
I S- iihou ol 1 shi-''iii Imis tiifm'd, anil mv long
! cxTiene in the husint ss justifies ire in
! a-suring the public tluit I can please and snt
j ihlv all euflotn-T-. I will serve ovstcrs in the
host style, and dealing only with reliable
! house, can otVr the finest bivalves on the
, market. Try mir
j JMiiladtlpiiia Fry,
4 ir Pan Roast Mostmi liny Stew sa sHiialt v.
, Great care will be tnketi with all orders I
I si'l only the finest ami freshest oysters that
can be hn-1. I receive sliipnients direct from
I packers every ufternoon. e barges reastm
I able. My icsiauraai is .list supplied with
'BIRDS, RAME, FRESH FISH, ETC.,
At nil limes. S)Krinl nttctilitm Kivtn to ln)!y
! l""r" P'Htf mill ntlnitlvi- wnilcril.
Hnruil by la . uri k r tmitith with or with-
nt nmiim II' vim wmit thf ln-st thr mnrKi't
12. KTKAI'SS, I'rop'r.,
St'Htll Main Strict.
,i:l IIOCSH! NKWI.Y FfKNISIIIill i
ALL MOPHHN IMI'ROVUMHSTS.
MKS. It. ATKINSON,
No. 211 Haywood Strri't.
;,, , 81H ,,mvtnr. wrm,
' coinlortattle rooms. On street car line.
VTkUl v vti; in 1 a w 1 1
t Terms reasonable.
MRS. J. 1.. SMATHliKS
MRS. S. STEVENSON"
t lias removed to the b'hnston ltuib!in. I'att
I .-he is prepared to keep r-fnlar 01 transient j
) hoarders Tat 'le tti-tiished with the Uvt the ;
iicu'Vet alTortl 'tVt'ttM'enxon'iiile m:i Htii)d
I J. W. St JSARTLK,
42 N. riain at.
jaii:m i rank,
FAMILY GROCERIlS AND PROVISIONS
Aent for Reeni. Creek Woolen Mill..
Anhcville, N. C.
THE ASHEVILLE BRICK WORKS,
Adhevlllc, N. C. j
1". . Boi .
GEO. KIAIBER, I
GENERAL CO MR ACTOR AND BUILDER
Moxaie Tile anil Cement work aieeiaky.
GrnteH, Kaiik'ei and Hoilera set.
Btiililiiljts nitivefl anil repaired in first ela.H !
SeweniKe. UrainuKe mill lrui fur the Hume j 'I'l... 1.,,...,,,. 1 . .. , , . .
, n" '"'"''se deparlineiit crowded with novelties all
thorouKlilj- undemood and promptly at-lii,,,.- ..,. ;,..., I I l . 2 ' ""'"'ft "
.... i" w- " J' h. find art department not excelled in the
iN'iith. .Vgran.l display of china, glass, lamps, and all
Aie'c." nK-c,,"n,':rr,rir;ttW I " ',,Vtt,','-v-I A and large line of silver and
- n,BJJ0",y I plated wares a new des .oiissiiii r.iitl,.,-
T U t A I ( ' HUT V 1 . 1. t .,....
THIJ SOI TH.
CHEMICAL AND ANALYTICAL LABORATORIES
H. C. Woltcreck & Co.
CONSlLTINt; CHEMIST AMI MINIMi KNiIN K h'.US.
Analyses of Metals, Ores, Coal or Coke, Min
eral Witter, Fertilize, etc.
PRICE LIST ON APPLICATION.
Mining property inventih'nted, tlevtlniHtl,
bought and sold.
SnmnUn can be nt bv mnil or rxnn if
sent by express, charKes nuift be prtpaid.
A yen I h wanteo in every place.
rR. H. C. WOLTCHBi K,
nov.1 d&w1y Manaptr.
TLANTIC COAST L1NB
On and after thin dnt? the follnulntr -hH.
ule will be run over it "Columbia division. '
No. 53 Leave Columbia fi.2) p. m.
Arrives at Charleston U.:(o p. m.
No. 52 Leave Charleston 7.10 a. ni.
Ainvea nt coiumhla ll.oft a. m.
Conncctinir with trains to and from nil
points on the Charlotte. Cnlumhin x, a..
yusta and Columbia & Greenville Railroads.
T. M. EMBRSON, Gen. Pas. Ajrt.
T. F. TiFVINB. Oen. upt.
W Liquor Habit;
mm me wono mucsairretaae
D'HMlTES GOLDEN SPECIFir
It. i lr.l. .... ,rn(T(irln,Lirll,
.i without th. knowlmt. of u. Pill.nl ill
neoMMry. i. u .bilul7 h.nnl.M u v .11 eirmt
perni.n.ntd .pwdj our., whether Ui.p.ll.n. .
S?T?1?".1r",ker Woohollwrtlc. IT l.F.VEH
Lintvi,2S.'i;,,?:.t.wtlT ",d r""
MbetML s ftm book or pwueular. trT
F. L. JACOBS, DRUGGIST, ASHEVILLE, N. C
nn. tmi aim
l POSITIVE 'M6Tr?An.nro maithoot),
J --Xj ,f Error, or Etoruu I. Old or Tonnr.
UrMirllmi WmK.rxill.VKl4Jr-1.' IIKIiAHH . PlRTIIof SOIIV.
4bwlul.lt SMltniM Kill. TIIKATIIIT-llM.fu I. . ....
Sr. iMtiry h-M. 41 ll.tr T.rHIMlM. UHl hHntaurH
IwmwHilfcM. S.4. njll.iBlMi.tiM, a.4 ira.r.BM
MM Wn. Ul( M((lAl M luffALI. 1. 1
f$lt and Wtankcydari.
m mrao m. noma wiia
ontlMUn. book nf pan,
tkralu. Mnt rREB.
B H WtMIU.KT. H Q.
BUGGIES, CARRIAGES. BLACKSMITHING.
To the dtltcni of A.hrvlll. and Hnlt.
would annonnn that at my ahoii. anCillm
tmt, next to Woodhnry'a atalilea, 1 am bet
ter prepared than ever to do work fn mvtine
Wnaon.. BatTirtea and CarriavM mBfB.
nred. Kepalrinv and honc-ahorlna m a, v.
cialtiea, and perlect aatl.faction Kuarnnteed.
a. j wor.men arc expenenccu and akillfuland
my cbaraea are modrTatc.
v.a a B. HI RNBTTB.
prntevtP the wearers against high prices and
the stvlt or kind vou wnnt, or offers you shoes without w . I.. DOl'GLAS' nnmc and pri
-ttamiH-d on them', and snvs thev ore just as Roori. do not be deceived thereby, but send di
rect tii the I-aetorv. for vbu cifli Ret what you want by return mail, postage pnftl. Iiealers
make more unitit on unknown shoes that are not warranted by anybody; therefore do not
be induced to Imv shoes that have no reputation. Buy only those thut have W. L. UOl"(;.
I S' name and the price stamped on the bottom, and you are sure to get full value lor your
money. Thmisands of dollars an saved annually by the wearers of W. L. OOIWLAS'
Shoes. In ordering bv mail state whether you want Congress, Button or Lace,1ondoncap
toe, piatu i'reneh toc.'or narrow cup toe, and Ik; sure to give size nnd width you wear. I
can fit nnr foot that is not deformed, ns my shoes are made in great variety of widths, sixes
nnd half sizes. I guarantee a fit, prompt delivery and perfect satisfaction of money refunded
upon return of the shoes n good condition. V. L. DOl'GLAS, Hroekton, Mass.
S5,no(i will lie raid to any pcrxon w lm will prove the uliove statementii to be untrue. The
tollowiii): liii'.-i will lie louiul to he ol the same (tinlit.v nf cxeelleni-c :
tf-i- nn a1lt '.HN-CINIi HAXPSIiWIili. whieh take, the place of custom-run, 1c
t.lfW vSJHI". shoes that eost Irom S7 to
nn Slino Till: OKIC.INAL AXP IINLV 11 ANP-SHWKIl WKLT $ 8HOI5
luiais Ltistoiii-iiiaile shoes cosuti; Irom $0 to $H.
ti-J E(k 41iOe l'!-,S",'"M,iN-
hurt the leet
fr-.D-JI ' .-iii.iinii .ii.iiii.i3ium.....ni.,......
'9 fStttni" WOKK INC. MANS. Is the hest ill the world for much wrttr: 0111-
SP'"'J c,",iv pair ouejit t wear a iiian a year.
nn tllOl' IS litJI'Al. TtlSHOliS THAT COST I'KOM $3 to $,1.5tl. One pair
s' kjmw. will w ear louder than any shoe eier sold at the price.
2 boe ''ltl It(YS i! t,u Sl"ll"l Shoe in the world,
m i.i(,i Vol TPS' SCHOOL, (jieen the small llura a chiinee to wear the lies.
k siloes in the world.
All made in Congress, lluttou and Laee.
W. 1.. Doula ' $3 and $2 Shoes ,. i," .
Iti.th I.adiis' S'lot
ire made in sUes troin 1
STYLUS 1 'F I.AIHI-S' Silt IKS.
'Ihe Spanish Areh Opeia. the American Cotninoii-Scnse,
miiioii-Si use." All m..dc in I'utton in the Latest St vies.
"The I'rtmh 1 ipeni, '
Also, I-'reneh opera in
CoiiMiiucm slimihl leineiulier t Ilo 1 W . I.. I iff. I. AS is the Inruesl ami nnlv Slne Mmm.
I;u-tnrer in tlK wnml. snwiU ing h1i,h-n ilireet ttoni I'aelur, , thus jjivin.i; all the niulil V.men'H
pr.ilits to the wearer. w. i.. HOI V.I.AS, Mrmklou, Mnn,
I'OH S.U.IS 11V
"--HERRING & WEAVER--.
GRAND CHRISTMAS CPENING--
J 57 59 Sulii Main
All are asked to come to the opening not to buy but to
see what there is new this season.
A Fitter Display
M.V voinig liieiuls are not forgotten, poltsor every kind
Immtlieehea pest to the finest. Toy teasets. No end of
children s story and picture hooks, scrap books, writing
tlesks, alliums, etc. .1 ;,t womfrrlully low junvs.
tKKISTJIAS BOCKS, KOOKUiTS AND CAUUK.
A CHOICE LINE OF THE CELEBRATED MARCUS WARD STATIONERY,
i.est MuuiSty." K,,,is mv ,mii,,",b' i,,w i,n,i iihv" (,f ii-
All eye fitted and lit truarantr.! .
plete itiKk of the above ((nod. at
GRANT'S DRt'U STORE,
24SOITH MAIN STHKKT
Four r.KI. Hlln, fur F
nlshcd complrtely. and anlrnrlMi. i
ti-iaw . M.M. UUWK.
gs 1 SUP?
'W. L. DOl'GLAS' name Mild the price are
stomped on tlie bottom of all Shoes adver
lifted by him before leaving nil factory; thlp
Inferlo goods. If your dealer docs not keep
V. I DOUGL A S
ti K IS T I. K M K
In line fenniless call --hoc, with Hon go la tops,
and o.ik leather bo touts. They n't made in
'. ongress. Hittton and i.aee on London Cap Toe,
.Wirrow .'.ip foe and I'lain '"rench Toe l.atts, in
stes frtun . to 1 1 . iiit-h ding half and ut
width-. II you Imve been p tying from $5 to $tt
for shoes ot this ipialit.v tin not do so longer. One
pa;r w ill wenr as long s two pairs of common
sulil by ib alt t that are not warranted by the
Oil claims for tlrs shoe over nil other $3 shoes
nd tTiiscd, are:
lo It contains better material.
yd It is more tii-h, heuer fittingnndduruble.
.'Id, It jri' es better u- neral satisfnet ion.
4th It tosts tin trt- money to make,
."th. It Rsivt s -non- mom y for ihe consumer.
Ciih It is. si ihi bv more deal rs throughout the V. S,
Mh. Ite.iniioLbe duplicated by any other mantt.
tn. u s g ea? success iiue to merit.
Uth. It ij the. est in thi world, andhnsnl-'rirerde.
i., it.,. I thnii m.ii ,,!)... -l -l j: .
KailroiHl Men nail Letter Ciirrlcrsnll wear them
No tucks or wax thrtuil to
I'tlK IlIiAVY WEAR
Hest Calf Shoe for the;
to 7, incliidiaw hall sizes, and H, O, I. K arnt
1'rrnt Lace, on $ii Shoe only.
Street, Asheville, N. C.
Than Kvcr Before
Ul VUIH l ,
ITALIAN & AMERICAN
All kinds of Munn.
and Vnae. made to
order in the iRteat
ASHEVILLE, N. C.
Yard At Buncombe
t'riilJT "f -"Cvillc liir (on
"t Parchment and heavy flat Morn ,-.7
aW lir .
i m A
un sal mt h
Kel tUtate Ateit
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