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, .v tV, IV. 1 4 "1 Mra. Geo. P. Btnoota. a BlfblT eal find sstlmanla lady nf PraseoU, Ark. milarilauinf Anrfl H.'M): "llurlni tl calllrilea niss During tha lun- nier of ISM mr area beeame Inflamst). ana mr stomach and liver h" Miaul? disordered. Nothing I ate asTead with ma. I took thron. ie diarrhcra, and for aoma tlma mv life was IC UlimiVH Rn'l IW awine ,,, mij iiifi una despaired of by myfrtmilr. The Icadlne ihy sfclans of the ennntrr vera consulted, but the medicines administered by them never did me any permanent stood, and I lingered between life and ilealh. the latter being pre ferable to the agonies I was enduring, la Mr, IBM, I berame 'llngusted with johysl. clans and their ntelic'nee. 1 drnpiieri them all and depended solely on Swift's Spcrifle (A. 8. S.l. a few bottles of which made ma permently well well from then until bow." It Builds up Old People. My mother who la a very old ladr, was physically broken down. The una nf Swift's Sparine (8. B. 8.) baa entirely restored ber to """'"si. B. PILWORTH, OrcanTllle. 8. C. Trastisetn Wood and Skin Diseases mailed free. S Wl r T SfKUFIC CO., Atlanta, Ga. oi-t UflilMc w 1 y PKOFESSIOXAL CARDS. DENTIST. Aa Se Graham, D. 1). S. ntrici overj. II. l.nw 'a Store, Smith MhIii street. Nitrous osiilc or hiuuliiiiR isusiiijmliilsternl fr the inlnli'Hs cxlrm'tlim of trrth. Uold and porcelain crowns utlnchcJ tn he natural roots uf trctli, thus avoiding- the use of plntta. All operations prrtiilninx to dentistry "kill fully performed. Trices mitionulileiind satis action guaranteed. feba ' HblZb. fTaRKINGTON. ' t Hticr rooms nn I'nttnn avenue, over the .rlnthlnir Mure of C. It. Itliinton tit Co. Residence corner of Woiitliin and Locust .ilrrcla. w. i', wiiittini;ton, m. . 'Tenders his iiro'eralminl services to the i-ltl- iu-nn of Aslievltle find surrounding countr. litTice: i'h I'ATTll.N AVliKt'lt. Second Floor XiMidniiv: Ihh Woodfm street. nosSO il;lm TllKO. P. IIAVIIIMIN. Tuoa. A. Jonas, Kalrluh. J. ! M aktik. Ashevillv. Anheville. J WlllSUN. XI A HI IN ..- JO.VCit. Aitomcya ami Counsellors ut l.s, Ashrvlllc. N. C. Will icciii the 1 1th nml 1'Jlh IuiIMhI liii.lrU'ts. Hi'd 111 the Kuinvme Court of North Carolina, and in the l-rdernl Courts of the Western )lstri,-t ot'Korth Cnrtilina. Kefer to Hank of Ashcvlllc. dtsel r. it. conn. . u. uRgaiuoK. OHll & MliKKIMoN. Atlomeya nnd Coinmllxm at I.hw. I'mctliT In nil the courts, .office: Nos. 7 nml s. Johnston hutldinu;. .Itsc4. '. W. IONRS. fONHS a: SIII'PUHIJ. oao. a. siit'ronii. Attorneys at l.nw. Ashcrillr. N. C. frtirtv-ft In the ttiit-erior Cfiurts ol UeHtem etorth Cnr.nn, the Huiretne Court of the -Stnte. nml tti l-riternl Courts Ht Aheillc. offii-e in Johnston building, wherrone inrm flier of the firm ean alwaye he found, iltnovlt A. THNNliNT, Architect and Contractor. Plans, apecifU-atlone and estiuiates fur eitshed. All work in mv line contracted for. rand no charge, lor druwlnga on contracts iwnnlffl me. Mrtrrencea when dralrcd. )riice: No. 12 llcmlry lllock, Nnrlh Court ftqunre. Asherllle. N. 1: IrlillhHv JJ II. IKU C.I.ASS. I). II. It. DENTAL ROOMS, . NO. 24 SOUTH MAIN ST., Otcr Orant A: Wingert a lirug Store. Ilesiilrnce, No. lm Itnilcy Si. frlillldly at. II. MliEVKS. P. M.S. , II. K. SMITH, II. U.S. Dm. Kccvci K Smith. Dl'.NTAI. OIYICK tn Conually llulldlng, over Mcdwood'e Btore. I'atton Avenue. Teeth exlrai-leil without uiln, with thenew nmtnthettc, nndall cnara of Irregularity cor. reeled. icoiadlr . HAMSAV, l. U.K.. Dental Office i In Parnnrd Dulldlng llutrnnecs, I'atton Avenue and Mala Street. WiJiMlr stniPK M. VIKUl. Graduate Optician, Main Street. Ail ntceliunlcul ociilnr defivts of tlic eye cor rrvtcd. Hours for cinnilnMtion ti to 11' h ni., a to .1 n. tn. Juluillf Misa:i.LAXi:ors. WM, R, PENNIMAN, I'Ktll'MlltTilK Ol' THE ASHEVILLE BRICK WORKS, Attlicvlllc, N. C. 1. . no a I. marl3dly LES DIMINISH Snartuu ' r iinTiirn ff" MOTHERS CHILD cplMdMiwIy FRATT'S ASTRAL ABSOLUTELY SAFE! PERFECTLY ODERLE88I Burnt In any Lanift without danaer t)f Explodlrtg or likina firs. 8a that you gat tha gsiuln. For aal by BALTIMORE UNITED OIL CO., ... AkllBV1LI.lt, N, C. ' IWpi dty mAMmIUm AlA ' Jl't BVIMBMI AMD PI.EABII HE, Tn allay pains, subdue hiflasnmatien, licnl foul sores ontl ulcere, the most prompt nnrl satisfactory results nre ob tained by using tlmt old rolinble remedy, Dr. I. H. Mclean VolcaiileiMiiiuiiiiCBt, For sale by Raysor Sc Smith, druggists. The objections to free wool are nil ahcar nonsense. A noon to Wive. Hn vim; used "Mother's I' rieiid" I would nut he without it. It is n boon to wives who know thev must pass through the ixiinftil onlcnl U childliirtli. Mks. L. MKt.m'KNK, IdWII. Write The Hradticld Ret;. Co., Atlanta, (tit., for particulars. Sold by nil drug gists, The Opera Glass looked into at once. Trust should be What's the sense in saying thntcatnrrh cannot lie cured when Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy is so sure and positively certain that tlie proprietors offer $fiOO reward fur a case of catarrh which tliey cannot cure. A full pint of the medicine is made lv dissolving one fifty cent pnekage of the powder in water. Sold by druggists, SO cents. A member of the B'ar association A Rocky Mountain grizily. A Child Killed. Another child killed by the use of opi ates L'ivcn in the form of Soothing syrup, I Whv mot hers give their children such I deadly poison is surprising when they can telieve the child oi its peculiar trou I i.i i : fl. i fil... c..nl,.M It contains no opium or morphine. Sold by J. S. Grant. The pigthnt gets into the clover thinks' the awaru niignticr tnan tne pen. Hacklcn'ai Arnica Halve. The best salve in the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever ures, tetter, chaiiiied hands, chilblains. coma, ami nil skin eruptions, and posi tively cures piles, or no pay required. It is cu'uranteed to give iwrfcct satisfaction. or money refunded. I'riee 2,r cents per box. For sale bv Knysor&Smltli. law The bras band is always ready to go out on a little tool, THE RHvTGTnxTrTilAYHRlofBour twin. I ml., auvs: "Doth mvsclf and wile owe our lives to 8H1 W)H'S CONSUMP TION CTKB." AKK YOU MADE miserable by Indijfeav tion, Constipation, Uizzim-ss, Loss ol ApM.tite, Yellow Skin ? Shiloh's Vitnlucr is a Kisitivecurc. .Many a man who can't sing a note has Kicat capacity for making things hum. If you have a pnjnftil sense of fatigue, find vour duties irksome, take Dr. J. II. McLenn's Sarsnuarilla. It will braceyou up, make you troim nnd vigorous. For sale by Kiiysor & Smith, druggist. Kvrn the humblest toiler in the land tan resolve to live for n hire purH$e. Female Beauty, It is a fortunate thitiff that all men do not have the same taste tnlcmnlcncauty for otherwise they would all fall in love with the some woman, which would be awkward. Although the preferences of men lor uincreni styiea oi inrm mm icn- ture vary greatly il is umlouotrnly a fact that an nppenrance indicative ol health is pleasing to all alike. A woman ninv be without regular features yet, il liea'lthv. she will be beautiful to some me and nlensinc to all. A sallow com. nlrxion. a dull eve. a system debilitated I iv unnatural discharges, in short, all the ilia attendant ukui the irregularities and "weaknesses ' peculiar to the sex, can tie biinialied by the use ol I'r. I'lrrce favo rite I'i ck i iplion. Ask your druggist. The formation of Trusts cannot be con sidered a healthy business syndication. Ulve the children a Chanvc. There is somcthiiic radically wrong with the health of a child when it seems list less, has poor or no appetite, eyes sunken and with dark skin beneath. In most case showing these symptoms the child has worms, and all that it needs is some simple rcinedy.sueh as Hart's Worm Cream, to expel the worms, and the child will soon be in perfect health again. Pa rents, try it and let your little one have n fair chance for life. P. T. Parnunt is great advertiser. Even his speeches have a certain ring to them. If you suffer from any affection caused hv impure blood, such a scrofula, suit rheum, sores, boils, pimple, tetter, ring worm, take Dr. J. H. McLean' Snrsapn rilln. For sale by Knysor & Smith, drug gist a. Woman's hand may be pale and deli cate, but she can pick up a hotter plate than a man. FOR DYSPEPSIA nnd LivcrComplnint vnu have a printed utiaruntee on every iMitllc ol Sliiloh's Vitnliwr It ncTerfaifs tn cure. A NASAL INJECTOR free with each buttle of Sliiloh's Catarrh Remedy. Price Stl CtH. Nelly Illy, in her Hying trip around the world, has not been 'freed from the giip. as yd. A laaret Intealrnent Is one which is gnnrntced to bring you satisfactory results, or in case ol failure a return of purchase price. On this safe plan you enn buy from our advertised liriiggists a bottle of I'r. King's New Pis co very for Consumption. It is guanitred to bring relief in every ease, when used lor any affection of Tfiront, Lung, llron chitis," Asthma, W hooping Cough, Croup, etc., etc. It la pleasant and agreeable to tustc, perfectly sale, nnd can always be depended upon. Trial bottle free at Raysor & Smith' drug (lore. When n mnn'a wife begin to compare him with other men he will do well to stay at home night. Curability of Connamptlon, Thi lias been a vexed question among physicians, opinions, even In the the same sennol, being strangely divergent. Of this, however, the public lire convinced; it i n terribly prevalent disease, and the average doctor meet with but scant success in treating it. Consumption lain reality scrofula of the Imigs, and is liable tn attack any whose blood is tainted. For driving out the scrofulous humors, and thus removing the prcdlnosing cause. I r. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis covery i n sovereign remedy. It purifies bad blond, heal scrofulous ulcers, nnd, whatever difference of opinion exist as to curing advanced cases of consumption, it remain that ninny pronounced "in curable" have been brought back from the brink ol the grave to restored health and vigor. The serpent was the most subtle of nil the beast of the field; but the army trader i sutler, lit l.ir Worth Mvlnsrr Not if you go through the world a dys peptic. 'Dr. Acker' Dyspepsia Tablet are a Misitive cure fur the worst forms of Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Flatulency and Consumption. Guaranteed and (or sale by J. 8. Grout. ajwfcnwl,fftl.i'i'iwlJyNI.w.,.X...tj.. A UntV to Yourself. It is surprising that people will use a common, ordinary pill when they can se cure a vnluablc English one for the same money. Dr. Acker's English pills are a positive cure for sick-headache tind all liver troubles. They are sumll, sweet, ensilv taken, and do not pripe. h'or sale by J. S. Grant. The streetH need overhauling; where they have been worn out by the hauling over them, When you arc constipated, have head ache, or loss of appetite, lake lr. J. H. McLean's Liver and Kiilney Pillets; they are pleasant to take nnd will cure you. For sale by Raysor & Smith, Druggist. The whisky manufacturer gets a good deal of abuse, but he just takes it all in and keeps still. Happy HooMlcrH. Win. Tiiiiiiintis. postmaster of Idaville, Ind., writes: "Electric Hitters has done more lor me than allotliermcrliciueseom billed, for that bad feeling arising from Kitlnev anil Liver trouble. John Leslie, Inrmer nndstocltmati.ol same place, says: rind l-.leclric Hitlers to he the best Kid ney and Kidncv medicine: made me like a new man." J. W. Gardner, hardware merchant, same town, says: Electric Hit ters is jut the thing for a man who is all run down and don't care whether he lives; he found new strength, good apa tite and Iclt just like he had a new lease on life. Only 5k-. a bottle, nt Raysor & Smith's drug store. When a composer undertakes to score an opera he Inula harmony necessary. Hut the critics don't. We can mid Do Guarantee Dr. Acker's lllood Elixir, for it has been fully demonstrated totheiwo pie of this comitry that it is superior to all other preparations for blood diseases. It is n positive cure for syphilitic poison ing, Llcers, Eruptions and Pimples. It fiurifies the whole system nnd thoroughly luiltls up the constitution. For sale hv J. S. Grant. Some women make a whispered tale of love, hut n belle prefers a declaration made in ringing tone. You rnnnot accomplish nnv work or business unless you fed wed. It you feel used up tired tint take Dr. J. II. Mc Lean's Sarsaparilla. Il will give you health, strength and vitality. For sale by Ravsor V Smith, druggists. The French duelist whuswallnweil pol son upon the throw of the dice may truly lie snul to have tltctl on me spot. WHV WILL VOl' "co7chwiicn Shiloh's Cure will give immediate relief. Price 10 els., !icts., nail $1. SHILOH'S CATARRH Kli.M liDY a positive cure for Catarrh, Diphlheriaaud Canker Mouth. Nowadays a man can find ns much out about himself hv getting on the jury as by running for the Presidency. Can't Weep Nlirhtt Is the complaint of thousands suffering Iroin Asthma, Consumption. Cougus.ctc Did you ever try Dr. Acker's English Reiuedv? It is the best preparation i. c ..ii i 'P i.i J .. I i - hiiiiwii mr mi i.uiiu iioiioics. ooiii on ii Eositivc guarantee at 2Sc. and 5c. by J . Grunt. Little King Alfonso is pronounced out nf danger. He i about the only monarch in Europe that cau be said to be in this Dliaaful condition. I.KMON F.l.ixiK. Iln Wonderful Kneel on I he Liver, Htotnach. llowelH Klelneya) and lllood. Dr. Monley'a Imon Elixir is a pleasant lemon drink' that positively cures all Bil iousness, Constipation, Indigestion, Headache, Malaria, Kidney lliscnse, Uu liness. Colds, Los of Apelite, l-'evers, Chills. Blotches. Pimples. Pain in back. Palpitation nf Heart and all other dis ease rauaea dv nianrncrra liver, stoinacn and kidneys, the first great cause of all fatar diseases. Fifty cents ami one dol lar per bottle. Sold by druggists. Pre pared only by II. Mnzlcy, M. D., Atlan ta, Ga. Lemon Hot Drop. For coughs and colds, tnke Lemon Hot Drops. For sore throat nnd Bronchitis, tnke Lemon Hot Drop. For pneumonia nnd laryngriti. take Lemon Hot Drops. For consumption nnd catarrh, take Lemon Hot Drops. For nil thront nnd lung diseases, take Lemon Hot Drops. An elegant and reliable preparation. Sold bv druggists. 1'S cents per liottlc, Prtpnret'l bv H. Mozlcy. M. D.. Atlanta. On. An American tourist in France, lie- coming weary of the seasoning and odor that lie found cvcrvwiicrc, wentinto n barliershop nnd ordered a hath "with out garlic." ONC KiXJOYS Both tlie nieiliiKl nnd results when Syrup nf Figs is in ken; it is ili'awiut nud it liesliiug to the Utsio. ami acts ully yet promptly on tlie Kidneys, uiver ami Iiowcls, ek-ansrs the sys tem eiTectunlly, dispels colits. hcHti aches and fevers and cures hnhitunl constipation. Syrup of l"ig is the only remedy of its kind ever pro duced, pIcosiiiK t'i the ttiste nnd ac ceptalile to the Ktoinnch, promiit in its action nnd truly lwiirlicinl (u its ellt'ots, prptinred only from tho most healthy nnd sgreenl'Io sulistnnces, its mnnv eicellent qiuililics conimviul it to nil nnd hnve made it the most popular remedy known. Hvnip of Fics is for salo in 60c and tl bottles ry nil lending drug gists. Any reltnMfl druggist who may not hnve it on hrtud will pro cure it promptly for nny one who wishes to try it. Do not nccept nny substitute. CAUFORNH FIO SYRUP CO. BIH MAHCISCO, CAl, toumutt. nr. ray ror. .. JARIIvH FRANK, DSAI.SB IK FAMILY 6R0CERIES AND PROVISIONS Atfent for Reenis Creek Woolen MIUs. North Main AalievUlt, N, C. rrblOdljr .4 u i "HACKM ETACK," a lasting nnd fra grant jwrftime. Price 25 mid 50 cts. SHILOH'S CURE will immediately re lieve Croup, Whooping Cough and Bron chitis, AdvertlNliitr CKHA THS ninny a new buaiue'ss; liXLAHOliS ninny nn oW business; KU i f i i:n ninny a null nnsiness; h'liSCI'ES ninny a lost business; SA VFiS mnnv n miline husiiiess PHRSERVllS mnnv nlnree business, SkWNIiS success in nnv business. To advertise iuilieiouslv. use the col umns of "The Cttiien." lircrybmlr rends it; nml in nronni turn to the returns yields nilvei tisers, its rntes are the cheno est in tne counti v. The Aahevllle Dally citizen Ulvea The latest local news. The freshest State news. The best general news. A first-class telegraph service. Full Washington reports. General nnd specinl comments. The largest subscription list secular naner in the Slate. of any The best advertising medium State. A full stalT of able editors and pouilcnls. in the corrc. I lie neatest, newsiest anil most enter prising naner in North Carolina. Its efforts arc always devoted to the upbuilding nnd development ol the re sources of the State, particularly the ttcstcrn section. Mibscriiition, $n per annum; S3 six months; CO cents per month. TEN POBS ! i TWO WEEKS THINK OF IT! As a Fleth Producer there can bo nil (petition but that scorn 01 Pure Cod Liter Oil and Hvpophosplil.es Of Llmo and 9oda la without a rival. Many ha p aiaod pound a day by tha as. vf it, Jt cure CONSUMPTION, SCROFULA, BRONCHITIS. COUGH AND COLD, AND ALL FORMS OF WASTIttO DIS tAS". A 1'ALAHBLH AH MILK. i:tr won gel (Aefcnulne as Mure are poor ImtfflffoMj. nnv 1 3 lift w I v tn thn ant BUGGIES, CARRIAGES, BLACKSMITHING. To theelllicna of AshevUlc and vicinity I wiiniil announce thnt fit my shoos nnColkitc srreer, nrsi io noononry s stHOles. I am Ift trr prciinml thtin ever to do wurk In mvllne Wnirun-, UuvKies nnrl Cnrrinvca manufact urer. Krpairinft and hnmv-shoeina; arc spe. elrtltles. and nenect sutUfaetlun irunrnnteed My workmen are csnrrlrnccd and skillful and my ciinrars fire miHlerute. novMd H. lirUKUTTIt. DO NOT FORGET Til AT AFTER JAN'Y" 1 WEEKLY CITIZEN SI-ONE DOLLAR-SI run ykar, Strictly In Advances ScihI ()n Dollnr iiiui renew .vour HiiliHcriptioii nt once. If .vim nrc nt iiniiiMT,l"r. tliin pony it wilt yon nn n Mlllllplc. with 1 1ll' yon will subscribe liiipi' tlmt The IltKt Family NcVHjapcr In the Stale. SENDYOURlfiDEfiS'FOf, All DcHcrlptioiiH. NOT 10 HKAD.S. LiriTKItHIOADS, HILL IIKADS. KXVIOLOrES, t!.KIW, CIIvCULAHS, PAMPHLETS, Or a Newnpapcr, If You Want One Printed, T () RANDOLPH-KERR PRINTING CO., AHHKVILLK, N. C. tub im:st EQUIPPED J0H OFFICE in TUE STATE. .-...yi: ii4...' .-Vte..M.. 4..., ..irv..M...A'.M,..ftAStwK.ft.ft.M. ..t,ftM. Ut. IMSlMJI'AJWIwftS '.HftAIW HIGH TIDES AND SHARKS, An Aileenture In Ilia Panamn nny That nearly Cnst Many l.leea. When tho tide commences to rise in tho bay of Panama it means busi ness. My knowledge on this subject ,iuniu,iuirai in a mnnncr Hint i can not now recall without a sliu'ldor. al though over twelve years ji re passed sinco tho happening of Tlie event to which i navo rcrorrctl. I wits then, with n party of other yotintr mon, stationed on board ono of the Pacillo Muil steamers lying- at on chor in Panama bay, some four niiloi oir shoro. Wo wcro all in thn rmi,lr, of the company and had receivetl Rtrict ordersfrom thecaptuiu not lopoaflior wiiuoni. oiroci permission rrom liim self. Wo wero far from being pleased at niim i-uinniuim, aim wo Had resolved to ffo ashore with or without Dormia. sion at tho very flint opoi'tiinitv. The elianco olTorod ilwlf the followinc " s ' uciui-K. a small steam launch luy fastened tothe gungwav. In tins tne steward was preDitrintr to "tro v wiwn uir ins ninrKpi sunn ma ou-iiiii wnn up, 1110 onpinocr nau pone "below" for some ucpdoil nniln n,l thero was tho steam launch, tinirtmrded u nd unoccupied. Boys," said I (there were fmii of us), -uores our chance. Sniimwe we jump into the launch and make a orcau for shore?" Tins proposition inut with heartv ODnrovul. nml in Iosm .1 n . . man nve minutes wo were Rtatm iiip Hwoy from the ship as fast as thn little piming coucorn coma Uiko us. Thiol's went alon? vow amnnthlr for a While, Wo watched the oeUrjirin ns they dovo into the water after their nrenklust with a rrirut donl of intpnwt Sliouls of fish here und there also at tracted our attention. "liy Gooreo, wlmt's that?" said I. 70101101 10 u small blackish object cut- linrr throuch tho waUr a short dis- tuiico from the boat v. mih.duiiij ii nuurit, sum one? or 1110 boys who hint been thoro beforv. tnero nro lots of them 111 tho bay. man enters, too: but we're ull right in TO III IIIO DOUt. rmnshl buuint A series of tumhlea nnd jells suddenly broko in cm the Miiiru story, i wos thrown vio iintlv forwuitl, and when finally our wits had returned to tis we found thnt wn nail run into a letlro or rocks. A largo holo was "stove" in tho Imw unci u-a Kcemed to bo fairly wedgxid in, so thut it was impossible to move tho bout one way or the oilier. I'erhnps she'll float when the tide risen, 1 observed, knowing thut il was muil oeiiu low lulo. Tiim-o was noth iii(T to do then but to wait for il, und Ixiforo very long the tido did bejrin to ise, Din 1110 txxtt still rt'initined fiist to no rocks. ftorsotno half hour or so of nnx- ioun waiting and watching the water wus level with the trunwules and bo- pan to pour in over tiio 6idi Wo hud uianuged to stop up tho hole in the bow by slufliiig our coats into il, but tins new tiiniculiy wus too much for us nnd we beirau. therefore, lu look anxiously in the direction of tho ship, oout nan n 111110 nisuiiit, lor Help. i'i. 1 -1 1 F auu uuu iiii-unti uiicroiiuniieil to rise ulil tho boat was submerged several reel and wo were stiitidiiig in water timrly up to our shoulders. uocs tun title rise very lutrli In this Kiy I" 1 asked, becoming friglitencd. "Uoea HI replied tho yuiing limn, ho seemed to know ull itbotit the sul- jt-ct. "Well, 1 should say il did. It lily rises twenty-two fit-l: tuntV all. 'l'wcnty-two feet," tic ntltled in bortis. "Oh, Lord!" 1 exclaimed. we can't swim ashore from this tits- Inuce. and "tn.'e, over there, its a shark: there's iiother, we're done for now for ccr l.tin, Irrokoin 011c of the bovs excited- Sure euoiich, thmt) they were; c could sec tbein. There seemed to be dozens of them circling nruuiid the wit uuil the water was now tin 10 our Ill-vliS. Well, we just t elled and cried in uicert, and 0110 pious young iiian be inn to suy Ins pniten. 1 was so iir iilened that 1 could Uo iiothinir but illow tho niovniiirntH of 0110 dorsal cultiuir tho water near hv minis lint as a frightened bird michl watch the movements of a snuke. filially we had tn swim to keen afloat We could all do this, forln mUdy. We then began to wish each her good-by, and 1 was Ix-tinninp; to under how it would feci to be seised hold of by a shark w hen my attention iis uirecieu 10 stiotiu nnr ul liunu. riinnk (Jod ! ' I shouted b.'iik,"hiir hurry tin, for heaven's sitkc. or the nrks will get us!" It was the ship's IkvU, which had U-en sent to our ret-ono and tvliicli ar- veil j'ist in tbe uirk of time. o were all litin.rtl nu more tleail inn nlivo with fl ight, und the olliecr cliurge of the U ml finlher n purd with horriblu hlmrk sUi'if us we ere ix-nur rtiwi-tl turu to tiiv sum. li.o of the boys wu laid up for ivi:s Iter reuciiiiig tne Mnp witu u m-vviv utUvck of bruin fevi-r. 1 even to this y shudder ul tho mrro mention of tho word "sharks." Uf course we were t-everrly punish 1 for our escunade. but no imuish- incut could have been inlliclvu equal that which we had already uuder gnno. 1110 lime steam inuncn, 10 tne oevt f my knowledge, is still on the rocks hero wo loft iL New lork Herald. The doctors who attended tho late kinrf of l'oi-ltienl dunnjr the Inst few eoks or lus illness preaonteu I ted bills for to nearly erdomaiid ISO llta IV" their scrnres nmouiilinir tlUO.OUO. One of ihero , fuui - I I .1 l. i7 (hki f.ir iiftsin. hiia third tiioiiRht that wo.ouo us not too much lo ualt for his altcuduneo at eiiflilocn consultations. Eventually the new king succeeded in effecting settle ment of their claims by means of lump sum of tOU.OOO. Tbe national pension fund for nurses in Englund lias received now year's (rift of 10,000, contributed by out luu (rontiotiicn. i lie oonus mnu llieasHocmtion, a purl from contriuu- tions riven by nurses, now amount 30,000. Tho Dally CllUcn. Is always alive tn the interests Aahrvlllc nnd Its rxoolr, Is the most popular ailvertisun; me itim in North Carolina. Is read by n frrratrr nunux-r ol jieuple than any other seculnr paper in the S Ii always filled with the choicest read ing mutter of the day. Hoarding houses till their rooms DynU-i-rtiainc in the ClTIZBN. News, and all the news, makes the Cit- iikn sentral favorite. No retail mrrcnant ever iniitic a ffrrut success without advcrtistnff. iry the ClTllKN. I An Buvvr,inciiiviit. uk viiisim I'f.Jia . I .! ft 1 ftl.. ....... ...... ' tbe advertiser u ouiiarto-fOKJ, MISCELLANEOUS. MACK, STADLER & CO., MANLTACTl'RItKS OF PERFECT FITTING FINE CLOTHING 109 & in Went Tblrd St., Cincinnati. For Sale by all Leading Clothiers. Jan22 dam los AMtaevlUe, N. C. P. A. DEMENS, Manufacturer und Deitler In all kinds of Dresseil LUMBER, Dour, Sah, nilndri, Muuldinp;ts, ritalrworn, mantels, Bank and Bar Fixture, and all Hard 'Wood Lumber Work a Snccialtv. hot 14 Hi j Telephone No. 6. 1 1 ' 1 i V viltIVJj AT THE ASHEVILLE MEAT MARKET, IWARBXK-NO. IS NORTH Telephone Call 4. THE WINYAII HOUSE, Corner Heard and I'ine streets, Cmtiu Piitlun. ASHEVILLE, N. C Condtit'tid us a Snnitariuni for invalids siilU-riufroiti disensrs ol the Iiiiirs und throat, nntl under the charge of Dr. Karl von Kuek. Conducted upon the most approved plans endorsed by the leading members of the medical iirokssion. t'rrfcct apioiiitni"ents in every depnrtmrnt. l-or pitrtk-ulHrs address KAKL VON RIXK. II. S.. M. ft Dr. von Ruck's city office: No. at I'atton avenue. Rooms Nos. 1, 2 and 3, up stairs. Office Hours: 1 1 to 1 o'clock. Practice limited to diseases of the lungs and throat. THE"HICKORY INN," HICKORY, N. C. Electric Lights, tius, Hot and Cold Cuisiue and appointments unsurpassed. AIKEN. The Popular Winter Pleasure. PIncy Sand Aiki'ii iiOHsi'NHt'H tli (Irii'st I'liiti'd Stiiti'H t'xit'pt poinlH of jiii-nt iiltitude in llif Hocky MountaitiH. Tlii' wtiiitli'il'iilly tli'v, iuro iilincthiilicit? in the iwult of the I'oiiiliiiifd iiitlnt'iici' of itn cli'Viititm nltovo tho MiiToiinfJiiiR i'otinti'y (li'in; 1 1 niilt'H uiHtniit. jiiuI .id.) ftft jiliovo wji li'Vt'l) it jHTfet't natunil dniiniiiri' in fvery tlii-irtion lln nliwiut' in tlu vi cinity of nny Hlrejini or Imp' Imtly of water ami the por ous III 1 1 11 f (if till' Hlil. Tlll tflWn IH Mliri'OllTlfltM I liv n 1pmh Ki'owth of pint vooln, tlirouuli wliii h, tlieiv iK'injr but few ffiict'H, iniiimiertilik' plennant walks and ilriveH load in every direetion. Tho population is 2,.rU() and the town is one of the prcttifMt and jileasuntest m the entire South. HIGHLAND PARK HOTEL, HaviiiR' aieeonuiMidatioiiH for very nvpeet. Koonis lnrce trns and heated by means of public rooms in addition to liea ted by st en in. The sanitary arranirenientH are absolutely Perfect. The a water, wiiicM IH clear as crystal. Is punci from two large springs on the prouiu Is. That used for drinking purposes irt to the hotel in porcelain lined pails. The table, with which the gifatest tuiins milk from our own dairy, stocked Wl! li llolHtcin-FricHinn cattle. Anmsenients are iirovitletl Ladies' Ililliard llooni. Howling Alley. Tennis Court, eto. An excellent orchestra is in Livery ntablu connected trnined saddle horses nix nuule a spin-iulty. For circular and terms address U. Pa CIIATFIELD, Proprietor. To reach Aiken from Aslicville fine. 12 hours route via (Spartanburg, Columbia and (Sraniteville. leaving Asheville n. m., arrive Aiken 8.45 p. m. tht0 CAROLINA HOUSE, AHHIlVIM.lt, N. C. W. A. Jnuicsi, Jr., Prop'r. Kuums Rtllttrtl. New furnlturt. flood Table, Terms Urasoiinbls. tut aa Near Pasttcngcr Depot. kinds of Building material. MEATS AND POULTRY At Popular Prices, C'Ol'RT SQL'AK Ii. FRONT. WESTERN DRESSED BEEF AND PROVISION CO. Water Ilaths und Toilets on each floor. FRANK LOVGHRAN, Proprietor. Resort for Health and UN TUB Sl'MMIT OF Till! Hill Region nf South Carolina cliinnto f miv ulnre in the 4(f firt liifltr tluin AujfUHtH, '(()() (jinvls. is tirst-ehiss in and eomfortabie. Liirhtedbv open wood fireplaces. The fireplaces and tne halls are a. a a.. a. are taken, is snpnliivl with in the way of Itilliivid Hooin. attendance. with the limine, in which dSmos , TLANTIC COAST LINB On anil after tMa data ths fntlowlna; aehvd. ulrs will ht ran over Its "CotaasW lawiaiaw." No. ASlavrs Cnlumbta 0.1IO p. as.' ArrlTea atCbariratoa a. 80 p. an. No. B8-Invra CHarlrstnn..,.M. T.tO a. as. Arrlvrs at Columbia II. an a. ai, Connrrtlna with tralna to aad frons all points on th Chartrittr, Columbia at Aa aunts and Columbia k UraaaTllai Mallroaaa, Ualljr. T, M. bm its son, 0a. tarn. Am. J. t. MVtNK, Oca. fnpi.