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THE SEMI-WEEKLY kiiiiSSEITGE R: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1898.
tered at the Postofflce at Wilmington, N. C, as second class mall matter. 1EKMS Otf SUBSCttlll'iOa. THE DALLY MESSENGER, by mall, n year, I7.W: six months, $3.50; three suonths, Jl-75; one month, 60 cents. THE SEMI-WEEKLY MESSENGER (two 8 page papers), by mail, one yar, fLOO; six months, 50 cents. In advance. WILMINGTON. T. C. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1893. A IK A PI D GLANCE AT CAUSES asd We cannot say that it is surprising that the northern press misunder stands the south and the very extra ordinary conditions. It has often mis understood and misrepresented the white race in the south. The north gave the franchise to the liberated ne groes and practically gave them su preme power although so very ignorant and incapable. The result was every way disastrous both to the negroes and the whites. The carpet baggers, aided by certain white deserters and traitors, got possession of the negroes and by using them got into power. A more disgraceful, reckless, thieving gang never assembled- in any country in any age of modern history. In a few months the two Carolinas were stripped, pealed, dragonaded, des poiled. The South Carolina debt ran up into the tens of millions. In some few months the corrupt North Carolina nogro legislature placed a new debt of $27,000,000 upon the whites, already despoiled and ruined by the insatiable ravages of war, and with a large public debt created prior to the war upon them. Half the counties in the state were well nigh bankrupted by the low whites and thieving negroes who got into the offices. The scrip of the best countiep was hawked about the street at 25 cents in the dollar and buyers hard to find. This is a mere glance at a time of spoliation and misery and almost de spair. The whites have had a horror and dread of negro supremacy from that time until the present. The burnt child dreads the fire. A ruined and outraged people are sensitive ami easily maddened at the very thought of a re turn upon them of the ravages and degradation of negro rule. The baleful doleful, dark days of reconstruction are still remembered in bitterness and the whites shudder at the very thought of having again to drink to the dregs the cup of ignominy and sorrow and ruin. Bad. remorseless legislation well nigh brought the old commonwealth to beggary. Prior to the great war its bonds sold higher in Wall street than those of any other state. After carpet bag negro rule and ruin control they were almost worth nothing. The noble and able Vance said they would not sell for enough on Wall street to buy one mint julip. The time came, a few years ago, when a most unfortunate fusion of the black radicals, who meant plunder, the sincere populist, who sought redress of grievances, but in a most unwise way, and the 110,000 negroes helping on unanimously in the greedy work of wrong doing and rapacity, succeeded in carrying the state. Without stop ping to recount the great miscarriage of wisdom and tact and patriotism by which much harm was done to the silent but uneasy tax payers, we come to the election of 1896. A body was elected by the same combination of ne groes and whites and a reign of chaos began. A work of destruction distin guished much that was done. Among the many unwise acts passed were two s that should curse for all time the men who voted for them. The first is the election law that is simply an ingenious arrangement for wholesale frauds on the part of negroes, and was so design ed. It opened wide the flood-gates of Tascality and invited negroes from other states to come in and help bur den and despoil the white men of pro ! perty and the white burden-bearers and bread-winners. No such unmiti : gated assault upon a pure ballot was ever before made, not even in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago. The other tremendous outrage that was consummated upon a free and en lightened people was to rob them of the right of local self-government to snatch from them the great basic princi pie, the priceless fundamental privilege of freeman in a free country.the rightiof "Home Rule to deprive the tax-payers and white voters of the power to select their own public servants in Wilming ton. This devilish deed aimed at free -white men, free born and patriots, was worked out and for nearly two years -the white race here have been living under an usurped government, in which the negroes are vigorously to the front, there being in all nearly 100 aegro' office holders. ' Jtemember that the negroes pay 3J cents in every $L00 of taxes collected, and the whites pay 96 cents of every 100 cents collected. Did any one ever hear of such an outrage upon a free and long suffering people? "Just try to think what Boston or New York would do under such a calamity forced upon them by ignorant, incapable, heedless negroes? They would rise up in a day and strike for their rights. Wil mington has borne the outrage, the humiliation, the robbery for nearly two years. Wonderful forbearance truly! Any people robbed by any leg islative body or by any process of law of the right of selecting their own public servants should have a revolu tion instanter and teach their oppres sors a lesson. The abuses that have been perpetu ated in Wilmington under this usurped government have been many and grievous. It would take a column to record them giving but a line to each. Not only have the abuses and wrongs of the city been most unbearable, but the same may be said of the vicious venal state government, the facts of which are so patent to all, and by rea-; son of the long campaign were made familiar to the popular mind. It would take a column to even present a naked outline of the wickedness and debauchery of officials. Taxes have been increased, the counties are suffer ing from accumulating burdens, and the unfaithfulness of negroes and others in office. The bad effects of ne gro domination is felt in eounties in the central part and in the western part of the state where there are not numer ically supreme, as they suffer from evil consequences of legislation made possible by negro support of the white gang of officials. But in the east the rule is full of danger and doubt and disaster. There have been in many counties repetitions of the black re construction era. In this city the ne groes have waxed insolent and aggres sive, and robberies have abounded without any possible protection to the robbed and with no danger to the robbers. The aggressiveness of the negroes has been most marked. They have insulted ladies and aged men even on the streets, and for months. The little children have been threaten ed and some white girls and boys have been maltreated. Incendiary threats have been made, white men have been shot and other manifestations of law lessness and defiance have been given. The small tax-paying negro element here have combined with office-seeking whites, many of them wholly unworthy, and together they have bossed the whites, increasing taxes and burdens and offering no protection. The whites have been humiliated in mind and in jured in pocket. Business has almost come to a standstill. It is indeed a most anomatous condition for a city to be in terrorized and threatened and des poiled by the ignorant blacks led on by depraved, conscienceless white men hungry and ravinous. There is not a northern community; there is not a northern city or town that would have borne as Wilmington has borne, such ac cumulating wrongs, for so long a time. The forbearance has been really most marvellous. Living under an usurpa tion; deprived of fundamental, consti tutional rights; taxed and robbed and oppressed and insulted; with hardly a poor semblance of a city government affording no protection to white wo men and children on the streets, and no safety to them in their homes; with trade paralyzed and the negroes buying arms and making ugly, veno mous threats, and some of them shoot ing whites and entering stores cursing out white men standing around, they being armed and the whites unarmed all this and very much more not so much as hinted at, it is truly one of the marvels of the age and country that all this was borne and yet no armed men struck back. At last the last ounce was laid upon the patient burden, bearing camel and it broke its back. The patience of the white men was at last exhausted. They resolved to be free. They determined at whatever cost to stop this condition so insufferable, so oppressive, so excit ing. It was resolved that this rule of ignorance and incompetency and in gratitude should cease here forever that the poor shadow of jus tice should end that law should once more reign and that the white race should be again free and all be safe anywhere, in their houses at night or on the streets by day. The negroes were most grossly mis led. Their confidence was abused. White men triumphed at their expense and deserted them in extremity. At last the whites resolved to banish the black scoundrel who had so foully and basely slandered the pure white women of North Carolina, and without pre meditating the destruction of the build ing in which the vile Record newspaper of the negroes was printed it was burn ed, and all the printing material was destroyed. Out of that came a small conflict, brought on by the negroes in another part of the city, resulting in about twenty being killed and wounded. It was in the power of the 1,500 whites fully armed to have. Kill ed 1,000 negroes and driven out of the city forever 11,000 others, but they did none of this. They protected those not showing fight or appearing to gather "meaning business." If the whites had been the ferocious, .lawless, bloody murderers some of the lying slandering northern papers say they were there would not today be a soli tary person of negro blood or birth within a mile of the corporation limits. Today there are nearly or quite 12,500 negroes living In pzuce, the streets are quiet, the orderly city government has been established, business is resumed, and outwardly all is serene. The ex termination did not come off as some negroes threatened and some whites feared, and the outlook is calm and hopeful for all. It is best for the ne groes as for the whites that good, strong, just city authority should prevail, Let it be remembered that for more than twenty-years the democrats have taxed themselves heavily to educate the nero childern. For this great act of self-denial and self-imposed bur dens, for a hostile race who have vot ed to wrong them and oppose them, by which more than $6,000,000 of white men's money have gone to the educat ing of the young blacks, there is to this hour no sign of appreciation or gratitude on the part of the blacks. But the story if all told, of white aid and sympathy and self-abnegation, of bad legislation and outrages7 conse quent upon them; of insults and ca lamities visited upon them, and all at the hands of the blacks, would require a long essay or a volume. If all the northern people had been here and seen and understood as hundreds of northern people now living in North Carolina have seen and understand, the bitter denunciations would not have appeared in northern papers for political quite as much as for humanitarian considerations that have been thrown at Wilmington whites with such gusto and savagery. They should study the situation as it is and not as they sit in their offices and imagine it II03IE FOLKS It really looks as if there was no good cause why northern men should not understand correctly the actual causes that brought about the results of last week in out city. The corre spondents who came, saw and wrote for the most part saw straight and wrote judiciously. Raleigh rejoiced enthusiastically over the great victory in behalf of White Supremacy and good govern ment. It was a good time for rejoic ing. Many gentlemen elected to the State House of Representatives are aspiring to the speakership. Mr. Clay's motto was that the office should seek the man. That is a fine sentiment, but it was buried unfortunately more than a half century ago. It is the self-asserting individual who "gets there" and eats the pie while modest merit sits neglected in the corner and has to be content with a view of the pie hunters sitting at the pie-counter. Judge Connor, of Wilson, is a man to esteem and honor. He would make a high-toned, capable and just presid ing officer of the house. But we must not be understood to say or insinuate that North Carolina has not other good sound ' "speakers timber.'" The truth may be that the "woods are full" of such. BREVITIES. If Spain gets fighting mad it may fall to the lot of Uncle Sam to give her a good spanking again. In Lon don there is an impression that war will be resumed. It is to be hoped that better judgment will prevail. Some half dozen leading democratic senators will soon retire. They are all nearly goldbugrs. General Wheeler was re-elected to the United States senate without a dissenting vote elected, unanimously.' Great-is the power of buttons. Roose- FROM FOOT TO KNEE Ohio Woman Suffered Great Agony From a Tcrribia Scire Her Story of the Case, and Her Cure. " For many years I was afflicted with a milk leg, and a few years ego it broke out in a sore and spread from my foot to my knee. I suffered great agony. It would burn and itch all the, time and discharge a great deal. My health was good with the exception of this sore. I tried a great many kinds of salve, but some would irritate the soro so that I could hardly stand the pain. I could not go near the fire without suffering intensely. Some one; sent me papers containing testimonials of cures by Hood's Sarsa pari Hi, and I Xold my husband I would like to. try this mei icine. He got me a bottle tndl founs it helped me. I 'kept on taking it until my limb was completely healed. I cacnol praise Hood's SarsaparillA enough for the great benefit it has teen to n. It cleanses tha blocd of all impurities and leaves it rich and pure." Mns. A..;xa E. Eaitjen, Whittlesey. Ohio. You can buy Hood's &.rsaparilla of all druggists. Be sure to get only Hood's, ) rlOOd'S HiilS Z.nZZr' velt would never have been governor of New York but for his war record as a Rough Rider. The witty man of The Washington Post gravely says: "There seems to be a very wide open ing for a fighting colored editor down in Wilmington, X. C." That "wide opening" is suspicious and has a grave-yard smell. The late election showed democratic gains in gold states and losses in sil ver states. The republicans will have control of all departments of the fed eral government, which has not been the case lately. In 1896 McKinley carried New York by a great majority. The republican plurality was some 200.000. Colonel Roosevelt is very thankful to get into the governor's chair with a greatly re duced 20,000. But there was no cur rency involved. It was so in North Carolina, and in the west also where the republicans gained. Mr. Asquith, of the Tory government in England, in a speech on the 12th instant, referred to the United States as "to be a great power." Nonsense. For thirty years they have been 'a great power" enough to defy any Eu ropean "Power." They are simply co lossal and invincible when united. Ha! Ha! Ha!!! Mark Hanna crawls out of his hole and remarks that the huge non-producing republican tariff "must be reversed," as the govern ment "must raise more money." Does he wish to pile it higher or cut lower? There is a rumor that the late Rev. Dr. Hall's son will be his successor. He is Rev. Thomas C. Hall, of Chicago. Republican newspapers are calling for an extra session of congress. It is to be in the interest of gold. When the "yaller jurnils" begin to complain of Wilmington it is time for deadorizers. A Sure Stgu of Croup Hoarseness in a child that is subject to croup is a sure ind'eaton of the ap ' roach of the disease. If Chamber lain's Cough Remedy is given as soon as the child becomes hoarse, or even after the croupy cough has appeared, it will prevent the attack. Many moth ers who have croupy children always keep this remedy at hand and find that it saves them much trouble and worry. It can always be depended upon and is pleasant to take. For sale by R. R. Bellamy. JIL'ltDEKN 1SV NEGilO SOLDIERS Near San Luis Negro Soldiers ICesIst the Arrest or Coiiipauious-Lieuteuuut of Gendarme and Others Killed Two Negroes Bite the Dust Santiago de Cuba, November 15. An incident occurred last night at San Luis, about tenty-five miles north of Santiago, which caused a. great deal of ill feeling among the Cubans and considerable annoyance among tho United States military officials here. All the colored regiments are en camped in the neighborhood of San Luis. They were sent there virtually to get them out of the way because of the difficulty experienced in managing them. The colored officers seem to have littl or no control over their men and officers and privates are often seen drinking together. The trouble began last evening in an attempt to arrest two soldiers for abusing a Cuban workman and steal ing his hog. The outrage was commit ted on the Normas sugar plantation. Lieutenant Joseph Ferrar, chief of General Wood's gendarmje in that dis trict, a Spiiniard but a Cuban sympa thizer, and a man who General Wood knew to be able and courageous, at tempted to make the arrests. The soldiers, who belonged to the Ninth immunes, escaped. Soon after thirty colored men, wearing the uni form of the United States army, at tacked the house where Lieutenant Ferrar was and kept up a regular fusillade, killing Lieutenant Ferrar, Antonio Roman, an old man; Emilo Bettran, a boy of 17 years, and a baby and wounding several others. Two sol diers were killed in the affray. When the news reached Santiago. General Wood was at dinner. . He im mediately went to the signal office, where Chief Signal Officer Brady took charge of the key. For four honrs dis patches were sent and received. The colored officers all denied that their men were implicated in the affair, in spite of evidence to the contrary. After an unsatisfactory attempt of get at the facts of the case by the wires General Wood adjourned his inquiry until this mornings, when he left on a special train for San Luis. At 8 o'clock General Wood returned, reporting that after a long investiga tion he had'eome to the conclusion that all the colored regiments were more or less mixed up in the affray. lie has offered $1,000 reward for the names of the men who did the shooting and be fore leaving San Luis he read the col ored officers a severe lecture for de nying last night that their men were implicated. Eye witnesses of the affair, who ar rived here during the course of the day, say that two gendarmes who were wounded are expected to die. , fteeelverslilp Irooeedins Cleveland, Ohio, November ltf. Aux iliary proceedings were begun in the United States circuit court here today for the appointment for a receiver of the Pennsylvania and Ohio Fuel Com pany?; a mining and trtuieportation company that carries on an extensive business in Ohio and at the larger ports of the Great Lake.. The liabili ties of the company ire placed at $1,200,000. "West Virginia House Is Democratic I Charleston, W. Va. November 16. The canv&js of the vote in Taylor cou; ty has resulted in a majority for Deit, the democratic candidate for the lower house oC the legislature, which gives the dentocrats a majority in taat branch et the legislature of five. The Strikers Win Chago, 111., November 15. Th Chi-cago-Virden Caal Company today practically acceded to all the demands of the striking- miners. The company agrees to pay the union scale of -TO cents for hand work and 33 cents for machine wort Industrial LaborCommlMlon Washington, November 16. At to day's session of the industrial labor commission, P. H. Donnelly, of Illi nois, was elected secretary. Sbosen cmet clerk "atributin5 of- i ocer. - NOirTII CAROLINA. Maxton Blade: shal J. C. Parish Deputy U. S. Mar captured a negro "moonshiner" one day last week near Laurel Hill. He was placed in the Rockingham jail to await his trial at the United States court. Fayetville Observer: Mrs. Dainrer field, relict of J. E. P. Daingerfleld, died on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock It Is reported on what is apparent ly good authority that Mr. John B. Hare, probably the largest planter in Cumberland county, died at his home in Cedar Creek township this morn ing of paralysis. Wilson News: We don't believe that any township in the state can make a better showing than ToisnoL In 1S96 this townsnip gave a fusion ma jority of 249. On Tuesday, the Sth, the same township gave a democratic majority of 35 a gain of 2S4. We respectfully nominate this as a banner township of the state. Charlotte News: At 11:30 o'clock Saturday night the barn of Dr. Sander, of Riddle was discovered to be on fire. The students who attend the college quickly responded but the flames had made- such headway that the check their progress was out of the question. The building, 150 bushels of corn, a large number of chickens and pigeons were burned. The Charlotte News tells of one re sult that is notable: "The oldest office-holder in the state was defeated in Richmond this year. This is Mr. Zach F. Long, who has held office in the county continuously for thirty years, since 1S6S. He was for fourteen years sheriff and has been for sixteen years clerk of the court. He was de feated this year by a thousand ma jority. Raleigh Post: We wish to call the attention of New England lesture bu reaus that Messrs. French, Abe Mld dleton. Marion Butler, Manly and a few other statesmen of this state are now, or soon will be, out of jobs, and .,re doubtless open for engagements. French and Manly are already on the ground. The rumor that comes from Washington that Mr. Pearson will con test Mr. Crawford's right to a seat in the 5Cth congress we are inclined to believe to be untrue. Mr. Pearson is grieviously disappointed, we have no doubt, but that he was fairly beaten, in a race in which his friends con trolled the machinery, he cannot deny. The Lumberton fair last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday was well attend ed. Charlotte Observer: Mr. D. E. Can non, of Mt. Holly, who died last Wed nesday, was CO years old. He was born and reared in Gaston county and was always one of the most successful far mers of the county. He was a mem ber and officer in the Lutheran church, and was known by all as a whole hearted Christian. Caldwell Pharr, a young white boy, who lives on Col lege street, was accidentally shot yes terday morning by George Hamilton, also white, and his play fellow. Ham ilton was very much frightened. The gun was not loaded when he laid it aside, and he did not see Joe put the load in. Jo. on the other hand did not thing Hamilton would point the gun at any one and just loaded it for fun. He was as badly frightened as the Hamilton boy. The victim of the boy ish pranks in the meantime was taken home and a physician summoned. Part of the ball was gotten out, but the rest of it could not be located. The wound is painful, but not serious. Raleigh News and Observer: The Baptist Female University here is al most complete. All the outside work ias been finished and another month or two of inside work will put the in stitution in condition to be occupied. No attempt, however, will be made to open the school until next September. As the official returns come in it becomes clearer that Fountain would have been elected in the Second dis trict if Lloyd had not remained in the field as a stalking horse for White, the negro congressman. When the returns are all in we shall give the vote cast for Lloyd, to see how many white men thus contributed to secure White's election. In Greene county Lloyd got 134 votes; Fountain, 1,2)7; and White 1,092. The twentieth annual color ed fair of North Carolina will be for merly opened today at noon, at the grounds- by an address. "The future is not pleasant to contemplate," says the Progressive Farmur in closing !ts review of the election returns. The editor knows his salary as secretary of the board of agriculture will-cease with "the flowers that bloom m the spring." And they hare something "to do with the case." Mr. R. D. Silmer, of Haywood, is in the city on ttisiness. Mr. Gilmer says that the unaerrifletf democrats of Haywood had the biggest ratification meeting In the history of thas banner county on Saturday nighU Haywood gave-a- democratic majority of 900. Volcanic Eurptlons Are grand, but Skin Eruptions rob life of joy. Bucklen's Arnica Salve aures tlrem. also Old. Running and Fe Ter Sores, Ulcrs, Boils, Ftons, Corns, Warts, Cuts, Bruises. Burn' ScrJda, Chapped Hands, Chilblains. Best Pile cure on earth- Drives oat Pain and Ache3. Only 25 cts. a box. Cure ?uar anted. Sold by R. ri. Z2lL&my. Hrug gisU 'Vork llenonird at the Vlrdea .nine Virden, 111., ..ovember 16. Tn plant of the Chicago-Virdt-n Coal Company opened for work thU m-nin,?. having been idle since Arcil 1st and having twice attempted t start with colored1 men from Alabama. The opening at this time is the result of a written agreement entered Into with the miners conceding to tlwm the Springfield scale ot j cents r ton mine run. and agreeing to take away the stockade surrounding the works. Jlarviage ora .Newspaper .nan Washington, Novembar 16. W. D ftitrian and IIs3 Gertrude Belle Libbe,y were married in this city this afternoon at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. Straitman l acio.i 1 .im ine Dally Press, Newport New a., and the young couple left th t .. v.tn.u s. this STATE PRK95 The New York IlVraU Is one of tho tcst newspapers In t.ie country, but It Is notably weak In Its editorial depart ment. The editorial In Saturday's is sue on the race troubles In the Caro lina shows an uttdr misu.vJerstanding of tti situation or the causes that have IcU up to the riots. 'Charlotte News. We exrect great things, every way, of the legislature of 1S99. Miiny of th very ablest and best men we haw wilt occupy seats In it. .They ran for thes seats not for the gratification of ier sonal ambition, but from i higi njf of public duty and tlwlr work will le such that North Carw'ina will cl?? the century In a blaze of honor and glory. Statesville Landmark. No paper in this state wnt ahead it In Justifying the white in resort inr to extreme methods InHhcir determin ation to put an end to the condition oC affairs which has existed, rmtably Jn. our eastern counties, the p.it two years. The post-election events w hich v occurred at Wilmington, however, calls frilm our Washington contemporary serious condemnation. This attitude of The Washington Post Is clearly inn sistent with its teachings durinir the campaign. What occurred substucnt to the election was but the intvttblo conclusion of the work of the cam paign which out Washington name sake said would be Justified to acr.nra plish the purpose of the white citi?-n of the community. It was not only Incvltabit. but necessary. The vhi: citizens proceeded to execute thir work of facilitating the movement of certain disturbinc element by pru en able methods. -U.ileiph lit. Certain doughty Individuals who re cently took their departure Un Wil mington in r way more pjiv:pu.it than graceful, at the instan. i f th" municipal boot, want 11. ,.! . nu ance. They ar at Washington j, ,,ur. ing their tale of woe into the lenmhy and drooping administrative ear. Th y, are anxious to know whether it is pos sible to give evidence by express, inii long-distance telephone, anyway but it person, if so they have a lurid sup ply, and are Ju.t itching to part will. it. Elsewhere today appears th.- survey of the Wilmington occurrence by the pulpit of that city. Any one who wishes to get at the true inward ness of the situation as it has existed and as it is at present should read the article. The ministers of Wilming ton have spoken explicitly and lumin ously and for the good of lioth races. The utterances of white and colored ministers are pacific and all will earn estly hope that their wise counsel will prevail, as it doubtless will. Ilal igh Xews and Observer. Southern Pines. In Moore county, thi state, is a typical northern communi ty It was built. Is settled and is gov erned by people from the northern and New England states, and it is interest ing' to know how the negro is treated there. Dr. Edwin (Jladman. a phys. cian of Washington City, is conducting a sanitarium at Southern Pines, and in Washington a few days ago, he said to a Post reporter: "I am in a North Carolina town which is altogether out side the zone of race disturbances. It is equal to Washington Irving's Sleepy Hollow, for freedom from bloodshed ami disturbance, and also affords a. very good illustration of how circum stances alter cases. Southern Pines was founded by eastern capitalists as a resort for invalids, and hundreds g thre every winter seeking restoration of health. Its founders, notwithstand ing their birth-place and traditions, did not allow any sentimental notions about the negroes to enter in their plans. No negro is allowed to live or do business in Southern Pines. Thev are all congregated in a place called 'Jimtown.' and when they visit th" tow n proper, are models of quiet an I orderly behavior." Charlotte Observer. Died on (lie Stie New York. November 16. Ethel Marlowe, a sister of Julia Marlowe, died at the Knickerbocker theatre i.t night during a performance of "The Christian" in which she played the part of Polly Love. Ad. .She was 21 years ALWAYS KEEP ON HAND 'mdh THEAE IS NO KINO OF PtlN OR EC HE. INTERNAL. OR EXTERNAL, 9 THAT PAIN. MILIEU WILL ROT RE. LIEVE. LOOK OUT FOR IMITATIONS AND SUB STITUTES. THE GENUINE DOTTLE BEARS THE NAME, PERRY DAVI8 it SON. We are offering CAKES. 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