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it, (J FINEST LINE O ! ' i CHEWING TOBACCO i: j is i ;nsi:i:fasei. J ! VKAKHV, TUK HHH;(,IS r. i CIGARS IN THE CITY AT W. M. YEA1CBVS. VOL,. V.---NO. 207 DURHAM, N. C, SaTUKuAY EVENING, SEPTJiMiiJili 15. 1S94. PlilCE FIVE CENTS. j ouk stock or (J, (Stow. M OUT OF THEIR REACH Two American Prisoners Al lowed to Escape. MINISTER MAKES A STAND NiraragiKins An; ('ontenlnl with Tlu'ir liiinislniHMit. I.n-ri;i'ti- .tion of Captain O'Neill lifls Will Not Oppose the lp-'lect ion t ir;tinl .Master Sarjjt-ut- "triker Are l.riiulnuls" Say (rml Master Workman m -reign. ' U I . I . A .v-. Nfjil fin i'-r 15. Tin st anishi p i tissif urn v- t y" -tfi'day f r m llliif iifl'is : she It-ft that port lust Fri day rvening. Her .Hirers report that 1 lit- village was quiet when they If ft. Nothing was known of the desire of tin repu 11 ic of Colombia t eiaim tlif if sf rvution. or of any new arrests in Kluetielils. However, tlif re were ru mors to the etl'eet tliat many Indiana wlio did eseape to the interior, had joined the forees of the revolutionary party in Nicaragua. About one htin dred Aim-nrais are still in liluefiehl.s, hopinLr hr sour; improvement in the situation but unable to do any business a half ver. The two American prisoners who were reported to have escaped from ircvtuwn but in fact were allowed to take the slip are at present in Tort Li mon. Costa. Kiea. It is understood in niuelields that the Ameriean consul made a bold front in regard to those prisoners, insisting tliat their trial be held in I 'A ueliehls and no where else. It could not be asserted by utlicers of t he oivsic if these two Amerieans had pledovd themselves to return to Ulue ileldsand stand trial but the fact that those gentlemen are now under the protect ion of Costii Kiea and the Tinted states both indicates -that for the pres ent the Niraraguans arc contented wit h their banishment ami will not in sist on their trial. The energetic action of Captain O'Neill of the Marblehead at the be ; i ii ni I if" of the t rouble seems to be bea r- ii'" fruit for the two Americans, made prisoners some time ai. are at present it of the savages reach. The situa ' n remains very uncertain. NOT OPPOSED TO SARGENT. MiMitkt'ii I iiiprcsHioii Ci rruht t el He Kardini; l)els. II i:i:isiu ia,. 'a.. Septeinber l.. A resolution was adopted by the conven tion of the Krot herhood of Locomotive. Firemen yesterday indorsing the labor nieasiires now being considered by the constitutional convention at Albany, and u rein;,'- the labor leaders to unite with those having the measures in charge to secure their speedy passage. The convention then adjourned to o-iv committees a chance to dispose of busi ness referred to them. President Debs of the American rail way union, who arrived here last night, was visited by many delegates, who tendered their support if he will antag onize tin- re-election of tlrand Master a re-cut. but he claims lie will not op pose him. Debs did not attend the in. li ning session of the convention, but will be present this a fternoon to ex plain some features of his report as sec retary and treasurer, which otliee he held before he took the presidency of Hie American railway union. "STRIKERS ARE CRIMINALS." -i-.uul Muster Workman S ereln. of the Ii. of I.. Mukes This Statement. I'-iilMo. . Y., September !.. ' i.ind Master Workman Sovereign, the knights of labor, is again being ''i.'ed of in labor circles all over the ' Miti . because, of a statement made '' '''-'ii ni this city a few days ago. i i iitive board of the order of :i Sovereign is the head has begun "s ; j:i!;ir session in this city, and the ' 'aul Master Workman and Grand ' ""';t:-y Md lu ire are in attendance. 111 s, --.vxin the recent railroad strike ' - i sa id ; ' ,'1'' imagine that an emergency s- that would justify a strike, - ' i.v speaking, only teinpo ' " 's are gained in tliat way. ' IM s ' t .a:..-.: :':,oTn a re :i the breach between labor Ail strikes are illegal and ainals. Workmen must f to some other source.' DIPTHERIA EPIDEMIC. wrn cw ta,es Reportetl at l iankfort, Kentucky. ! -vNKhonr. Ky. Septembr l.Y Diph is still spreading-, seven new - appeared yesterday. No deaths ted but one case is in a very . riti ndition. The disease has now ad to every iiuarter of the city, and ' nt are not waiting- on the order. are going- from the city at once A h their children. The pui.lic seho.ls :,'r '-loM-d, and the hx-al physicians met lvt night and petitioned the city eoun pavsan ordinance establishing-u, health board. To My I'rieiuls and I'atrons. I expect to leave next week for the northern markets to buy my fall tock of millinery and am forced to ask all those owing me accounts to come in and settle ' a;,"s ,im needing the money. 1 tiiey owe as I m ... ... t JL very anxious to close my old books. All diseases of the skinTuTed and lom LOCAL NOTES. 1 1 ems of I nterest Hard to tie t, fclasily Iteail and Ouiekly Forgotten. Air. Will Krwiu went to Raleigh today at noon. V. II. I'ickard enme over from Chapel Hill today. Otho Wilson pns-ed through the city last evening. Mr. Robert Emmett Carr spent last night in the city. Miss Lottie Tomlinson left on the noon" train for Raleigh. Mr. Will Lyon and wife arrived on the noon train today. Miss Pickard, of Chapel Hiil, is spend ing the day in the city W. A Slater arrived on the noon train today from a trip north. Mr. Joab Burch and wife left this morning for Chase City. Misses Lida and Lala Carr left this morning for Occoneechee Dr. Young, of East Durham, has a very sick child with scarlet fever. The state fair educational committee met in Raleigh this afternoon. Sheriff Mollitt, of Randolph, was on the west-bound yesterday afcernoon. Ohe Carver has returned from Chase City, where he has been for the past week. Major and Mrs. George Collins are spending the afternoon with their daugh ter, Mrs. W. L. Wall. Miss Albright, who has been visiting in (Jreensboro for some time, returned to the city today. Prof. E. A Alderman was on the noon train today to attend the meeting of the state fair educational committee. J. II. Miller, superintendent of the Thomasville Orphanage, passed through the city today on his way to Raleigh. j Miss Ruth Toms spent last night in the cny wun ner brother and left this morn ing for Raleigh to enter Peace Institute. Mr and Mrs. J. S. Carr returned to Occoneechee today. Mrs. Carr's health is very much improved, we are glad to hear. There will be preaching at Trinity church, by the pastor, tomorrow at 11 a m. and 7:4."", p m. Public cordially in vited. There will be the usual services at St" Philip's church tomorrow at 11 a. m. and 7::io p. m. by the rector, the Rev. Stewart McQueen. Miss Nannie Turner, who has been spending some days with her sister, Mrs. Li. C. Woodall, left on the west bound train yesterday. Thomas Ilowcrton returned to the city last evening from Wake Forest, where he has been attending college, threatened with an attack of malarial fever. Mr and Mrs W. R I rati, of Dauvi e, who have been spending the past w eek at Morehead, tishing and huntintr, re turned on the west b ,und trairyes'i rday. On account of the meeting of the X n h Carolina state association of democratic clubs in Raleigh, N C , on September 'JO, the Southern Railway will sell round nip tickets from Durham to Raleigh at rate of$l ."iOeach. Tickets on sale September IS to -0, inclusive; final limit September The Wilmington Messenger, in speak ing of the performance of Cyrene ami her company, who will appear here Monday and Tuesday nights, says: "Still another large crowd attended the performance of Cyrene last night at the Hilton Park theatre, and to say that they enjoyed her dancing and marveled at the height of her kicking, is but to repeat the story of her success for the past week Her au diences never tire and the attraction was as great as on the first night, when the! performance was in the nature of a novelty. Each successive performance has attracted the crowds on its own merit i and in every way the people express great ! satisfaction with her work " ! PROF. JEROME DOWD TO SPEAK. An Interesting Address 1'rouiised for Monday Night. Prof. .Jerome Dowd, of Trinity college, will deliver an address before the young men s democratic club at its meeting on Monday night. Mr. Dowd is professor of economics and commercial science in Trinity college He h well known as one of the strongest writers on political topics in the state. He is bright, witty and eutertaining. The public is cordially invited to at tend the meeting of the club and hear Professor Dowd's address. The .Modern Beauty Thrives on good food and sunshine, with I plenty of exercise in the nnp n air flop . 4 ; ttorm g.ows with health and her face blooms with its beauty. If her system needs the cleansing action of a laxative remedy, he uses the gentle and pleasant liquid laxative Syrup of Fis. POPULIST COUNTY CONVENTION. The Populist County Convention Met Here To-day The populist county convention was called to order this afternoou at 2:10 with Col. John C. Wilkerson in the chair. He announced that the convention was oen for business, and called for nomination of a temporary secretary. On motion Paul A.Brown waselfc?d The chair then appointed alvin Jones, W. G. Vickers, 'Squire Al Wilkins, James E. Lyon and John Proctor as a committee od permanent organization. The township roll was call and all of them found to be represented The committee on permanent organi zation then made its report They re commended Col. J. C Wilkinson as per manent chairman and P. A iirown as permanent secretary. They were elected by acclamation. The following were appointed as a committeemen credentials : Committee on Credentials Mangum township, Marion Terry; Lebanon, Luther Garrett; Oak Grove, V, J. Suit ; Cedar Fork, James Ellis; Patterson, G V. Lynn ; Durham, J. S. Shepperd. The court house was filled with a mixed audience The aisle on the right was occupied by democrats, the two in the centre by populists and the one on the left by colored people. The committee on credentials reported that all the townships wrere represented The roll of townships were then called and all the delegates were requested to retire to one of the private rooms for consultation. There was a good deal of amusement caused during the time the delegates were out by an old colored man who did not have a hair on his head or a tooth in his mouth walking up and down the aisle clapping his hands, but not saying "nary a word." There was several calls for speakers, but no one responded. Ike Cooly was called upon to make an address, but he would not respond. The delegates returned from their caucus and nominated the following: Legislature Pleas. H. Massey. Clerk Superior Court W. J Chris tian. Treasurer T. J. Ilolloway, of Oak Grove. Sheriff John Ii. Rigsbee Register of Deeds W. W. Wood. Coroner Dr. Y. E. Young. Surveyor A. M. Leathers. House W. G Vickers. All of which were elected by acclama tion. On motion the convention endorsed W. G Stevens and Steven A. White for the senate. P. II. Massey then addressed the con vention. He said that there was not a man in the whole county who had given a much to the people as he had, accord ing to what he possessed, he had given oOO or more days for which he had re ceived comparatively nothing. I have discovered that I am too large for a poli tician and too small for a statesman. I am here today not to accept any office. At another ele( t on the scepter will de put from the democratic party, and if t iev are going to do anything they will h ive lo iio i quickly. Some say that the state postates in the state are good enough Look at some of fie magistrates in Durham county. They are enough t: ruin any party in the state Some men stand up and boast that they are not in politic. I would just as soon c nfess anv other sin as to confess that s;n. He said that he felt that a voice from God said to him that the political road was a dangerous one, and in consequence he had determined to leave the political field, and must refuse the nomination. The delegates then retired for consul tation to one of the jury rooms. Mayor's Court. The mayor had only three cases before him this morning for trial, that of Frank Guest, charged with fast driving ; he sub mitted and was discharged upon payment of the cost, $:2.so, as it was his first of fence. Emma Meacham, keeping disoiderly house; she submitted and asked the len iency of the court, and was fined $10 or twenty-fourdaysin the county jail. Being unable to pay the fine she -as committed to the county jiil. This makes four of the "hollow" gang who are now confined in jail. William Tollock, charged with forcible trespass and behaving in a disorderly manner; he was found guilty and fined " and cost. The defendant appealed, and was placed under a f.0 bond for his appearance at the superior court. Kethesda Sunday School. The Bethesda Sunday school picnic given near Brassfield yesterday was a very enjoyable occasion. There being refreshments plenty to satisfy the inner man,besides other amasements.all seemed well pleased. Several Durhamites were among the party. Thers are large crowds attending the meetings at Second Baptist church. Ser Tiees every: night at 7.-40, and conducted by Kev. Mr. Billings, of Virginia. All are cordially inylted to attend. A SURGEON'S KNIFE gives you a feeling of horror and dread. There is no longer necessity for its use in many diseases formerly re garded as incurable without cutting. The Triumph of Conserr atitB Surgery is well illustrated by the fact that RIIPTIIRF or breach, is now radi iiui i uiiu cally cured without the knife and without pain. Clumsy, chaf ing trusses can be thrown away I They never cure but often induce Inflam mation, strangulation and death. T 1 1 M h DC Ovarian. Fibroid (Uterine) will vlitJ an(j many others, are now removed without the perils of cut tine operations. PILE TUMORS, ifuYa other diseases of the lower bowel, are permanently cured without pain or resort to the knife. QTflNF in tho Bladder, no matter how large, is crushed, pu' verized, washed out and perfectly re moved without cutting. QTRIfYTIIRF of Urinary Tassage is OiniUlunr. removed without cutting in hundreds of cases. For pamphlet, references and all particu lars, send 10 cents (in stamps) to World's Dispensary Medical Associa tion, 663 Main St., Buffalo, H. Y. OPERA HOUSE ! TWO NIGHTS, OPENING MONDAY, Sit. 17 THE PEERLESS SPANISH OANSEUSR CYRENE AND HEU High Class Vaudivilles. An up to date organization of Singers, Dan cers and Comedians. Nothing to ottend the the most fastidious. A show for ladies and children. Popular prices, 1",. 25, 35 and 50 cents. Seats on sale at Vaughan's drug store. WOMEN AND CHILDREN Are wanted at the "omnionwealth Cotton Mills. Apply to !S. V. HOLM AN, Superintendent. To tie Voters of Durham County. I hereby announce myself a candidate for the office of Clerk of the Superior Court of Durham County, N. C, and I pledge to all if e ected to perform the duties of the office to the best of my ability, free and impartially. Yours truly, W. J. CHRISTIAN. tn z CD CE m DC o L. I- u o CE 0) Ld -I O O o G Z X 01 3 CE HALF JPRICE ! Town Goinrr M On Low Prices ! H X n Q DO m H 33 C in x H O o o m en X o n H Cfl H O X m ltisan everyday question, how can you sell so much cheaper than others can buy, even in New York ; do you mean to gi'Te away your goods v The answer is give one-half and sell the other. We now have an ent re new stock of Shoes, and our customers say they are the best Shoes on earth for so little money. A lot of ladies' new hats just ar rived at half price. 1.25 uonirola hoes, solid leather, 75 cents; 1.75 dongola shoes, and a dandy, only W cents: $2 domrola shoes, a perfect gem, $1.25; 2 SQdonerola shoes.a per fect gem, 1.25; f 2.50 dongola shoes, will take our eye, 1.50; pins, I ceur, a paper; ribbons and laces l'rora 1 centayardup We have a nice line of No. lti and 22 all silk ribbon, wide widths, will go for 10 cents; 15 cent black hose, warranted stainless, 10 cents; :J5 cent blaek hose, seamless and stainless, 15 cents; ribbon velvet half price. Another new Pt of Hats and FoMthers just received to tro at l a'f pri e and I will have the Hats trimmed. J. L. COLE & CO., Wholesale and Retail N. Y. Rackot Store, t'nderbujer and L'n derseller of all. FAINT AT COST ! 150 GALLOWS OF HILLINGS' AND KING & COS READY MIXED PI AT COST! We are going to Quit handling Paint and wil sell at a tiargain what we have. Sneed & Thomas. PEOPLE'S COLUMN Short Time Cards, I CVnt prr word p-r day; One I mh, r month: Two Mild One-llalf Inrhr. m per month. I "OR SALE Pmr. Cart and Harness. J. W. Hutchins City Market. HELP WANTED. MALE Are you unem ployed t Will you work for f 15 weekly : Enclose reference nd self -addressed stdmi-ed envelope. Secretary, Iiox P, Chicag". A25JJU REWARD-I will irtve the above re ward for the con vie ion of anyone for shooting, trapping or netting partridge in violation of the law. There Is a tine of flO.iw tor killing partridges between the 15th day of Marcn ani the lt day of November. T. If. MARTIN. FOR SALE A good second hand grand square Piano, a Sideboard and a new Fold ing Bed. cheap. Call on Durham Furniture Company. PHONE NO ii i Tl lit IF YOU ARE, i ui FOR THAT IS HEADQUARTERS FOR LOW PRICES, WHOLESALE OR RETAIL. YOU WILL FIND THEEE A FULL LINE OF Heavy g Fancy Groceries, Tinware, Glassware, Plain and Decorated Tableware A FULL AND COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF PLAIN AND FANCY CANDIES, Chewing Gum, Tobacco, Cigars, Cigarettes and all the various brands of SnulT, all of which are sold at the manufacturers' prices wit the U9ual terms and discounts. REMEMBER THAT I AM AGENT FOR THE PARAGON OIL CAN Which I loan to customers Free of Charge who buy oil in live gallon lots. I have just received three hundred of these cans and want to put them out among the oil consumers of thin citv in the next thirty days. If you want one apply early. There are over two hundred and lifty of them now in use in the city and are pronounced to be the best thing in the way of an oil cm ever invented. It would be useless for me to try to tell you all the advantages of looking me up before you make your purchases when in need of goods, either wholesale or retail. All I can say, if you want to save Money it will pay you to come around to the Racket Grocery, on the corner of Mangum and Parrish streets, and see for your self Prices and quality of goods always guaranteed All goods not as represented v.ill be taken off the customers' hands mid the money refunded. All goods sold in the city limits and all goods sold shipment delivered F. (). IJ. without charge for packing or cartage Ami now, thankinir the public and my friends for past favors and hoping to share a liberal portion of the same in the future, I remain as ever your friend, W. H. PROCTOR. Composition on a Boy. Tl ""jt -Sighted. as you can buy the bare suit from other dealers. Iuy our Stanley Combination for your boys, and make them hap py: Sold only by AURA M K SUCCESSOR TO - rnMlNrx, W. A. SLATER & CO. 100 WEST MAIN. LOW TARIFF FOR 1894-PaU Our matchless array of Clothing, Shoe, Hats and Gent' Furnishings for every age and condition of man is ready. New Styles, New Cloth Affect, I). IJ. Suit t Long Sack Suits, Long Frock Suits. Extra Size Suits, Long Stout Suits. All relia bly cut, made and trimnvd. Best in America for the price. Low Tariff is our motto, and the price-- at which we will tsell our clothing this reason are lower than you will ever fete a;rain Everything that a man or boy needs for the fall and winter wear to select from. Step in and see for yourself when you ps our ay. Your past favors have been all that we could abk for, and by square dealing and low prices we hope to have a continuance of the tame T. J. It AM BE, Tfre Qotfoei'. COAL! COAL! I am prepared to deliver Coal as cheap as the cheap est. Your orders solicited. Respectfully, sizDnsriErr scott. ill i Bras ? GO DIRECT TC Racket Grocery A boy is man before lie's grown up. cy Hut bis pants only run down to bis ij. knees. A boy is a very useful article. His usefulness comes in when his big sister wants him to run an errand ; but his principal usefulness is in wearing out clothes, especially pants. Some boys wear out one pair each session. Others wear out two every week. This cut illustrates a happy boy. Why is the boy happy ? Be cause his mother has bought from us the Stanley Combination. This outfit consists of a Double Breasted Coat, two ( 2 ) pairs of pants, and the latest style Stanley Cap of same material. ( Extra buttons with every outfit. ) The goods are of most excellent and stylish fabrics espe cially adapted for service, and we can sell you the whole outfit as cheap w PI l UI !