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THE SEMI-WEEKLY MESSENGER: TUESDAY, DECEMBER J4, 1897.
Wit Immstt OBIG MEN ON HAITAIIN ANNEX ATION 1 -It is gratifying1 to know that there strong opposition in the senate to Hawaiian annexation treaty. It la strong enough to divide the mern- but there are enough probably to .prevent the 'two-thirds vote necessary C pass it. "We fi'hall be very glad ln dPel if the bad measure rihall be de feated. We regard It as a very dan-ger-mo9 step without proper Justification, wilh far reaching consequences, and as petting- a precedent that may involve mr country in intermlndable difficul ties in the years ahead. If the demo crats help the republicans to pass the JH11 they deserve to be repudiated to m man by all conservative, patriotic -xnembers of the party. We referred lately to the views of fit. Hon. James Bryce, member' of the Iritfcslh parliament, and a states man of ripe Judgment, a writer of dis tinguished ability, and a calm, fair beaded observer and student. He is in 4he fulne3 of a high mental prime, hav ing been born in 1838. He was educated sad. the universities of Glasgow and Ox ford. He is a llawyer, a man of af ffartrB, the author of several able works, .among them that very remarkable hls try, "The Holy Roman Empire," pub J&thed before he was twenty-five, and "The Amerflcan Common wealth," re bent work ever written upon American aschorlas and men of letters as the very lat work evr yrltten upon American Cnstitutlons. He has written other able works. In The New York. Forum for December there is a paper from his practical and able pen upon "The Pol icy of Annexation for America." We artsh every public official in Washing ton would Study this pregnant essay. We would be glad if all editors would ,;sive .it a patient, careful reading. It would be well for the country if all fairly intellligent electors could read It. It is calm, clear, full but not very long. It slhows a more perfect mastery ol the subject than any of our Ameri can politicians or electors or magazine 4Kntributors have shown. It is a wise, conclusive statement of objections to the annexation craze th'at has taken possession of political cranks and dem-a-ogues. We doubt if any man who seriously favors this mani'a is a safe man enough to be trusted with public ciffioe. Tte Messenger several times present ed some of the objections to this recent passion for annexing foreign territory stnd bringing into the American union the off-scourings of .creation. While there are many men in the congress mho will vote tomorrow, or at any lime, for restricting the ballot, or ap plying a very rigid test to foreign im migration so as to limit it, they will with the most brazen inconsistency advo cate the annexation of islands that will introduce into the American union a. large class of most undesirable voters, a. class without the slightest quallflca- . tiorra for American citizenship. But let us turn to Mr. Bryce's paper. But . tiefore doing so, let us first mention - mother paper in the same number of The Forum, on the "Unconstitutionali ty of the. Hawaiian Treaty." It is by Ihe venerable and able ex-Chief Justice Daniel, Agnew of the supreme court of iPennsylvanla. He ia a republican and vnted for President rxarrison. He is - opposed to the treaty because "it is wnconstltutional, unwise, and danger ous." These propositions he makes S5ood. If tlhe treaty is a violation of organic law, ,1s unconstitutional, how 4 oiare any senator support it, and how dare the president to so far forget the sacred instrument as to be a party to asuch a treaty? Justice Agnew eays ihat "there is no express power in the '-constitution, to acquire and incorporate a. foreign territory and people Into the xmion. Precedents are cited to justify Che annexation of Hawaii. Precedent ioes not amend the constitution. .Amendment requires a vote of two thirds of congress, and three-fourths of the senate. Consent of Che senate -jalone is not enough. Precedent belongs &t the leges non scriptas; it has no force except by usage and consent, and must be precisely in point. There is ho -precedent to justify the admission by treaty of Hawaii. The purchasers of Xjouisiana, Fl'orida and Alaskla are -cited; but these are not in point. A purchase authorized by the constitution can be justified only by an overruling .necessity for the natiortal safety. To warrant the exercise of a power not found in the constitution, the necessity xnust be clear and imperative. With- -it this it is a violation of the oath of --office. The life of the Constitution is .as sacred to the people as natural life is to the individual." The able jurist .goes into the consideration, at some lengtih, of the purchases of Douisiana, Florida and Alaska, to make each case -clear and to shov that they stood upon jsl totally different footing from the jsroposed anexation scheme of Hawaii. "JCnose who would understand the mat ter clearly would do well to read thear :C2eIe in The Forum. He says that Ha "waii is 5,000 miles from our seat of Bovernment. That if received the in orporation would , corifer "a citizen iBhip upon aliens not within the xaaturaiization laws, comprehending Japanese, 21,616 Chinese, 31,019 3Iwalians, 8,485 Half-breeds, some South Sea Islanders, besides 15,191 ItVwrtuguese, 2,250 Engliattmnen, 1,432 3ermans, and a few others. It will give Hawaii two senators and a con gressman, alien in character and for eign in interest, to vote on American measures. It wfll confer a ritfat to send sugar and other products into our ports without payment of duties. It will endanger the Monroe Doctrine: we cannot acquire distant ocean lands, and yet debar Europe from American pos sessions. "Ws incur constant danger from the natives seeking to recover their Jut rights: they must be kept in subjuga tion by force of arms. We should be bound by the existing treaties of Ha waii with foreign nations, and there by be liable to foreign complications. "This mixed brown, yellow, and dus ky people, partly pagan, cannot be ab sorbed by assimilation; for they cannot marry with American whites. . "In bis inaugural, Mr. McKinley warned the people against 'a citizenship too ignorant to understand, or too vicious to appreciate, the great value and beneflcience of our institutions and our laws.' At that moment Hawaii was below his 'horizon." Let men of sense consider this state ment made by a man learned in the law, oT large observation, and of dis tinguished abilities. That the ffuestion of annexation is of immense importance is known to all who have given it attention and who understand the consequences mapped in tJhe project. Mr. Bryce opens his remarkable paper by saying that "few question are of more importance to the United States than those which are raised by the proposals recently made that the republic should acquire territory lying in the Carribean Sea and the Pacific Ocean." Any sudh ac quisition," he holds, "would constitute a new departure of a serious nature." But the M'cKinleys and Morgans do not care for these things, snap their fingers at objections, shut their eyes and madly plunge into the seething vortex. Mr. Bryce feel3 the importance to the extent that he thinks it should "be closely examined from every point of view." He says his own country "has no direct interest in tlhe fortunes of either Cuba or Hawaii. She has no wish to obtain any fresh possessions in the West Indies; "and indeed the condition of the islands Which she does own is not such as to dispose her to "hunger after any others especially islands with a population like that of Cuba. The idea of taking it has never once been suggested. As for Hawaii, Bri'tain might have had it years and years ago, and did mot care to take it." We wil try to give ia glimpse in another article of some of his points. But to appreciate the force and ex cellence of his very lucid and impres sive paper, you must read it carefully. It is tine production of a finely dis ciplined mind and equable temper with uncommon sanity of Judgment. hOME F OLKS. A long editorial from the Messenger on "Sheep Raising in North Carolina" was copied in the Roxboro Courier and credited to the wrong paper. As it was perhaps the first article copied from the Messenger in a year or two in the Courier the miscredit was unfortunate for this paper. Riley Pate, aged 18, kills his friend, aged 15, while drunk. He is to hang for his crime. It is stated In a Raleigh dispatch of yesterday that "the court expresses much sympathy in the case." The question is "sympathy" for whom? for the murdered little boy in his grave, or the drunken rowdy who slew him. If drunkenness palliates crime and saves necks, then all murderers need to do is to plead the "drunk act" and escape. The good, Vurdened people of North Carolina have had to pay $40,000 to law yers to help incompetent attorney gen erals. The present governor, one Rus sell, has been diligently trying to in crease the burdens here, and to that end keeps a bevy of lawyers employed at good pay. Russell is a tax increaser and he is disposed to favor "the gen tlemen of the bar." But while they dance the people must pay the fiddler. An admirer of the Slanderer says in his paper that the democrats are trying to down Butler. If the Slanderer has not "downed" himself then false accu sation and heinous slander are virtues in North Carolina. If Butler is not in a hole of 'his own digging then good witnesses go for nothing. "He digged a pit, He digged it deep, He digged it for his brother; But, to punish his sin, He did fall in The pit he digged for t'other." It would apper that the dark ages law, imprisonment for debt, that was revived by the rad-pop combine in the legislature is not without some good. Old delinquents to keep out of jail are paying back taxes, and those for the present year are toeing the mark with unusual promptness. It was a foolish law because based on wrong principle, but like some other bad laws it has worked some good. We have been so licitous that the authors of the law should in some way break into jail and find out for themselves how it is. It is an 111 wind that blows nobody good. It nn LnJ fhira n.1! Hrfr III, hilinno- ness, hdkdache, sour stom- ach, indigestion, constipa tion. They act easily, with peons out psin or grins. Sold toy all drasJsts. ; & Thm ctdr Pli to talcs wtU Eactf CarsasorlUa. (o is a very dull axe that will not chop a stick. If you would have an answer to the Inquiry Is crime increasing in North Carolina? You can get the answer by turning to the criminal dockets 4n the counties. Look- at Wake, the largest county and the metropolitan county. There are now forty-eight prisoners in the jail a daily tax upon the people. It looks as if the rascals were every where, in the west, in the east, in the centre. They are no respectors of lo calities, of supposed civilization or of religious examples. Wake has numer ous schools, is crowded with churches, perhaps 100 or more, and has the ben efit of such shining examples of ad vanced intelligence and character as the late legislative body, and you ses how it is. Sin rampant and rascality at a premium. ANOTHER BICYCLE ACCIDENT Dr. T. B. KInctnT. Kan Otw and Badly Ilurr, L,4t Night, by a Colored Bicyclist. He Will b? LId UpSeTeral Dmym Another serious bicycle accident oc curred last night at 8:30 o'clock at Sixth and Market streets. Dr. T. B. Kingsbury, editor of The Messenger, being the vic tim, lie was run into by R. B. Reardon, the cu'.ored barber, and was badly hurt. Dr. Kingsbury, the Rev. J. W. Craig and Mr. Craig's little daughter were returning from .Market Street M. E. church, and when they got to the north east corner of Sixth and Market streets, (St. Paul's Lutheran church) they start ed to cross Market street towards Mr. George Harriss residence on the south east corner. The little girl was between Dr. Kingsbury and 'her father, and they were holding her by each hand. Reardon came riding along at a good gait on Mar ket street, on 'his way out, and when he came to the crossing he rang his bell. He was about twenty feet away from Dr. Kingsbury, who did not hear the wheel approaching, and who did not have his spectacles on and could not see very well. When !he saw the lamp of the Wheel it blinded and contused him, and he hollowed to the wheelman: "Iook out, you will run over us." He then turn ed the little girl's 'hand loose rnd jumped to the right. The bicycle was only twen ty feet away and as the wheelman had turned to the left he saw the w'heel was going to collide with the doctor. He, therefore, threw up his elbow and it truck Dr. Kingsbury, i knocking him about eight feet to the hard paved street. Readon and his wheel were violently overturned, but the wheelman got up, apologized to Dr. Kingsbury and tried to help him up. Dr. Kingsbury, however, was hurt so badly that he could not get up. Mr. W. F. Robertson was on the street and went immediately to Dr. . Kings bury, and ex-Mayor W. N. Harriss, who resides across the street, having heard the noise of the collision, also came out. With the assistance of Readon and Mr. Craig, Messrs. Harriss and Robertson got Dr. Kingsbury in a chair and carried him to the residence of ex-Mayor Harriss. , Dr. A. H. Harriss was telephoned and was soon on the spot, rendering relief. Dr. Kingsbury's rig'ht elbow was badly skinned and bruised, and his right hip and thigh were contused and sprained. After receiving treatment, Dr. Kings bury was placed in a carriage and at 9:30 p. m. was taken to his home on South Third street, near Church street. At last accounts last night he was in considerable pain, and especially when he moved, and he could not use his right leg. It seemed to be paralyzed, but no bones were broken. Dr. Kingsbury says he cannot censure the wheelman, as he could not see well enough to observe the approadh of the wheel. He will be laid up several days, we fear. STATE l'REiS. One thing is certain, our forefathers al ways tried to guard against two things, the too great expansion of values on one hand, whereby the business of our young republic might take on too much of :he mushroom growth and burst as a bubble, and on the other hand, they tried to pre vent an undue contraction of the curren cy, so that those w'ho had a little money would not be able to depress values to that point where they could sell -out the rest of the people and buy them in at a low price. They saw that neither ex treme was healthy. Neither did they de sire to cripple the treasury and necessi tate the issue of bonds in time of peace, because they foresaw that the people might lose confidence in the finances of a young government just emerging from wars that had severely taxed her re sources. Wilson Times. On last Saturday a republican was seen in one cf our stores surrounded by a crowd. He was discussing the law that imprisons the poor man for non-payment of taxes. Said he, time has vindicated the wisdom of the law and it is one of the best ever placed on the statute books. The sheriff has collected more taxes with less trouble than ever before, the Insol vent list will be less than in years, and the law is worlftng so well that It is being endorsed by all good citizens who want the taxes collected. In front of that store another group had gathered. In it was a farmer and his colored hands, two of whom were men of families. For fear of being put in jail after this term of the court they had paid out their entire wages for taxes and were impor tuning the farmer for a loan for wife and children w'ho were at home without a mouthful to eat. This is no fancy pic ture. Comment is unnecessary. Wash ington Messenger. Ve went into a jrrocery store in a certain North Carolina town the other day, and found its shelves groaning un der the weight of panned corn from Maine, when no place on earth can pro duce corn more cheaply or of a better quality than North Carolina: canned peaches and tomatoes from Delaware and New Jersey, when neaches and tnrnr, in fact all kinds of garden produce grow to peneciion m our sunnv clime: apple from New York, w'hen waII thorities have Jpolnrv that U'octorn North Carolina can't be beat for fine apples: lard, side pork and hams from the west. When the south has superior advantages for the nrn,i Ve went into a furniture store and fAimH It well filled with furniture from the norm, rxorth Carolina "has enough of the raw material of Which furniture is made to suoDly the nation. Wp went infA dry goods store and found a magnificent aispiay oi aress gooas. 'hosiery and cloth ing fresh from the New England facto ries. We went Into an agricultural im plement store and found it stocked with plows from New York and Indiana, seed drills, harrows, cultivators, mowers and harvesters, from liiimi nhu York, when our south land has onoueh iron, coal and timber to maka all tho ancuiiurai implements and machinery TO RESIST IHTERYEIITIOII McKINIiEY'S MESSAGE BEFORE SPANISH CABINET Opinion of the European Prs Ontllnad to thQu-n Mj.rlt7 of Ibcm rvrablo to SpainTalk of Threatened Interven tion by tho United Sta'oa Cuban Inanr cento Secure S30.000 SpaoUh Gold-Spaa-lati uervllM Join tne Cuban An Out break of Bri-K-ri Madrid, December 9 At a cabinet coun cil today, the queen regent presiding, the premier, Senor Sagas ta, outlined the opinions of the European press regarding President McKinley's message to con gress, the majority of which the premier said, were favorable to Spain. He fur ther declared that in the event of the United States wishing to intervene In Cuba, it would find the government pre pared to defend the Tights and honor of Spain. As to the military operations In Cuba, the premier Informed the cabinet that the results obtained were satisfac tory. The premier also said he did not attach importance to "the attitude of certain senators." The Imparclal says today that It takes for granted that the government -will make the necessary preparation "to meet the intervention threatened by President McKinley." adding: "If the new loan for the reorganization of the navy is floated, it is sure to succeed." The Imparcial also says: "The responsi bility or the government Is enormous If it fails to profit by the opportunity offer ed to place the country in a position to defend its Interests." The ministerial Globou confirms the re ports that the government is "making preparations to meet the threats of in tervention." Havana, December 9. It was officially announced today from Spanish .headquar ters that a "group of rebels has enter ed Caimanera, near Guantanamo, "fa vored by the treason of an officer." The insurgent force, the official report adds, consisted of forty guerillas, volun teers and natives of Cuba. They are al leged to have plundered a store and to have carried off $30,000. which was on a wharf, and which had recently arrived at Caimanera from Havana. It is also said that the insurgents killed the police inspectors and two gendarmes on duty and serously wounded a Spanish paymas ter named Jose Vigil. More Spanish guerillas, the official an nouncement concludes, 'have joined the insurgents. Caimanera Is the port of Guantanamo, and is situated fifteen miles by rail from the latter place. It is on the bay of Guantanamo, otherwise Cumberland harbor. The efforts made to refloat the dock recently towed to Cuba from England, which was submerged on Monday last whHe undergiing trials, have proved futile. The sinking of tthe dock is said to have been due to the pump becoming disabled. Marshal Blanco has ordered distribu tion of rations among the concentrados to be stopped, $100,000 having been dis tributed among them in lieu of rations. Advices from Matanzas show that more cases of beri-beri 'have occurred there. The grinding of sugar cane, it is offi cially stated, has commenced on the plantations of Flora and San Vicente. The insurgent brigadier general, Wno Perez, who was captured 'by Spanish troops on the heights of Banoa, has been released. The Spanish troops at Roque, in the district of Sancti Spiritus, province of Santa Clara, according to an official an nouncement, bave been engaged with a number of insurgents, several of whom were killed. The troops, it is added, also captured seventeen insurgents and a quantity of arms and ammunition, while the insurgent colonel, Saniti, and an in surgent major afterward surrendered to the government force. CURES TO STAY CURED. Thousands of voluntary certificates received during the Tast fifteen vears. certify with no uncertain sound, that Botanic Blood Balm. (B. B. r.i win cure to stay cured, Rheumatism, Ca- tarrn, Ulcers, Sores, Blotches, and the most malignant blood and skin dis eases. Botanic Blood Balm is the re sult of forty years experience of an eminent, scientific and conscientious physician. Send stamp for book of wonderful cures, and learn which is the best remedy. Beware of substi tutes said to be "just as good" and buy the long-tested and reliable Botanic Blood Balm, (B. B. B.) Price only $1.00 per large bottle. EFFECTED AN ENTIRE CURE. For over two years I have been a great sufferer from Rheumatism, af fecting both shoulders to such an ex tent that I could not put my coat on without help. The use of six bottles of Botanic Blood Balm, B. B. B., effected an entire cure. I refer to Rev. W. W. Wadsworth, proprietor Coweta Adver tiser, and to all merchants of Newman. JACOB F. SPONOLER. Newman Ga. For sale by all druggists. China Cedes Kho Choa to Germ my Berlin, December 8. It is rumored tonight that China has ceded Kiao lhou to Germany. "Whether the report be true or not, there is every indication in the preparation for the expedition under Prince Henry that a long stay Is contempla'ted- Kmperor "William will make the de parture of Prince Henry's squadron from Kiel the occasion for an imposing naval display. The Bradenburg, a first class bat tleship of more than 10,000 tons dis plcement, and the Wurtemburg, a sec ond class battleship of nearly 7,500 tons, while coming from Christiana to Kiel to take part in the display, col lided. Both vessels were injured, the Wurtemburg so badly that it was necessary to send her to drydock. Mrs. McKinley Still Alive Canton, Ohio, December 8. Mrs. Mc Kinley continues to grow weaker. Dur ing the evening she again aroused from her palsied sleep. The awakening, how ever, was not 'accompanied by any appre ciable rally. This was the condition at 11:30 o'clock. Up to that hour the pa tient remained in the deep sleep in which sne reposed all day. When the doctor made ;his last call, finding her in this sleep, he thought she would ljve until morning. The president is almost con stantly at the bedside, refusing to be re lieved bj others and to take the rest and exercise he should. V ....ttlaMflAaailjtaiMltJll Fain-I&illeir, (PZ&RT A VIS'.) A Pnre and Safe Rmiedr In rrr eai sod every duo. or tfowel Complaint is Pain-illeiTo Tali if a trae statement and ft csatbs mads too strong or too mphaUa It Is a simple, safs and quick en for Cramps, Covgh, Colls, Colds, ....... -j GEO.Q.QAYLORO ttl it i fit Tve are doinr the business of the city, but we can entertain you silso with low prices and big values. W sell everything In the dry goods line. Please read and see what I am offer ing for this week. Ladles' fur trimmed double cape, and high collared, at 99c. A nice beaver cloth, black, double cape, fur trimmed, at $1.50. Very long Empire pleated back fur trimmed cape at $1.75. Solid seal plush capes, at J2.9S. Very fine seal plush trimmed, long and handsome cape, at $4.2.r. A big drive in cloaks at all prices from 51.C0 to 7.;0. Hats. Hats. I have Just received a big drive in ladies' Hats and Ribbon. A fine line of English Felt Hats, bound In silk wire, at 25c each, worth from 60c to $1.00; all new styles and pretty, clean goods. Also a fine job in beautiful fancy Silk Ribbon, In No. 40 and 60. worth from 30c to 75c. now to close the lot, at 25c per yard; all new seasonable shades. Also a lot of fine Satin Ribbon for fancy work, very sheas. Shoes. "Why do you pay a big price for your footwear when you can buy your Shoes at the Racket for less money. We have a complete stock of Shoes, everything from baby Shoes. No. 2 to 5, at 19c, 25c, 40c, 50c. and 65c Misses' School Shoes, strongest made, Nos. 6 to 8, from 40c, 50c, 65c, 75c. and $1.00; from 9 to 11, 50c up to $1.25; from 12 to 2, 63c up to $1.50. "Woman Shoes, all solid, at S5c and $1.00. Very fine real dongola, best goods, all solid, at $1.25. Very nice Kid Shoes at $1.75, $2.00 and $2.50 a pair. Men's Shoes, in brogans, at 95c and $1.25 a pair. Men's Congress and Lace Shoes, all best goods, at $1.25 j and $1.75 a pair. Very fine Tan Shoes, .'in best French calf skin, at $3.00 a 1 pair. A job In Tan Shoes at $1.00 a pair. Black Vice Kid Shoes, finest French Shoes, for which regular shoe stores ask $5.00, I will sell at $3.00. New ! goods and new styles, every pair war ranted to be the best money can buy. Dress Goods. Ous store is large and we sell Dress Goods, in all the different styles. We have beautiful fancy Double Fold Worsteds, to close, at 12c per yard, worth 15c; better goods, 36 inches wide, at 18c; all wool fancy Worsteds, 36 inches wide, at 25c per yard; better styles in fancy dress' suitings, at 33c, 40c. and up to 50c, 60c. and. 75c per yard. Plain, Blue and Black Serge, 40 Inches wide, all wool, at 35c per yard, regular 50c goods. We have Silk for waist trimmings, Wilmington's Big Racket Store, I. 0. 6AYL0RD, Propr, M Opposite The As He Is As What is th (IVippman's Great Remedy) overcomes at once the acute symptoms of every form of Nervous Derangement, and soon makes the patient robust and ambitious. P. P. P. is the best combination of green roots and barks that was ever put together for the cure of Weakness, General Debility and Nervousness. It is a good tonic and the best Blood Purifier in the world. P. P. P. is Nature's specific for Rheumatism, Dyspepsia, Catarrh, Malaria and all forms of Blood Poison and Scrofula, whether in adults or children. P. P. P. is sold by all drnggiEts-$i a bottle ; six bottles, $5. 1 1 Lippman Brothers, proupf52n blocic. Savannah, Ga. For Sale by R. R. BELLAMY. ?THE North Carolina and Texas SEED OATS We have seen in years we are offering for sale'at low prices. Only the I Best payslfor Seed. Orderslpromptly -filled. WORTH & WORT WHOLESALE GROCERS. T J at 20c. 25c. Zh.. ifto.. Sic and tj yard. Danish Cloth, at lie; alaln worsted, at Vo. Hosiery. The best full length searnles Cast black Children's Hose, from ts IVt. at 10c a pair or three pairs fr ic." Ladles' Hose, long, seamless, heavy and good, at 10c per pair. Men's Half Hose, fine knit, fast black, seamlesw slightly second, worth 20c. now a Job at 10c We have all prices and kinds of Hosiery of all grades. Holiday Handkerchiefs, for Christ mas trees, at 14c per doz.. for childrsn. Largs SikoIIne ones for the large fcojs. at tic per doz. Ladies' fine embroider ed, in silk, at 6c each or 53c per dot. Plain linen finish Handkerchiefs, hem stitched, at 5c and 10c each. Ladled Silk Handkerchiefs, at iOc. 25c and up to 35c and 50c each. Gent's silk and linen Handkerchiefs, from plain cam bric, at 5c. better quality at lde. llatns at 25c, silk at 25c. 35c, 40c and 0c each. Initial Handkrch!afs at all prices. Rugs. Chairs and Tables t be sold cheap, or given away with cards. Mal ting at 12Vfec, lie, 18c. and 20o. Car pets from 15c, 22c, 25c, 10c, Xfc, 45. and 50c. Brussels, all grades, 4Sc. SOc, 65c, 63c. and 76c. Carpet Paper, plain and paddsd. at 4c Carpst Tacks at 1c a bsa. Clothing. Since the cold weather has sM. ia oor Clothing stock has been moving. We sell Men's Suits for $3.50, $4.26. i.0. $6.25 and $7.50. Fine Heavy Clay Worsteds, handsomely made, at from $S.50. $9.00 and $10.00. Prince Albert Suits, well made, best Quality. Clay "Worsted. at $12.50 a suit, regular price $18,001 Youth's Suits, new goods. Just received, all wool, at $3.00. $1.26. $3.75 and 4.50 a suit. Odd coats, fine goods, a Job lot Just received, at $1.25. $1.50. $1.75 and $00. Odd Pants, all prices from 29c. 3Sc. 45c, 50c, S5c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.75 up to $3.23. A big stock or fine and chean Under wear, all sizes and prices, Children's, Women, and Men. Remember to ask for one of my Fur niture or Picture Cards. With a $10.00 purchase I will have made a life size portrait free of cost to you, of your self or any of your family or friends; with a $15.00 purchase I will give you a handsome Oak Center Table; with a $25.00 purchase I will give you a nicv fine Rocking Chair or a Book Case or beautiful Table; with a $30.00 purchase I will give you a handsome hall Hat Rack, with Umbrella Stand and hand some bevel glass Mirror In top. This is all nice furniture and made of the best oak. Come to us for your Toys and Holi day Goods and goods of all kinds. Orton Hotel. 0 sin is Man Good For? - NOTHING! He might be-MUCH ! He is a nervous wreck. His life la a burden to himself, and his presence aareaa to nis family and mends. xlis lXTiiaoiiity is ruining his business, and his con stantly increasing: miseries, real and imaginary, arc driving him into the grave. This unhap py man is only one ol a million in America. If there were no re lief for their con dition they mipht in deed pray for death. But Nervousness and its morbid horrors are vanishing: before the marvelous work of advanced science P. P. P. BEST r 7 . ; t v..