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3 V- VOL. VT1. KO. ii. RALEIGH, IST. C, FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1890. PRICE 5 CENTS. THE NATIONAL CONURKS'S t in: k u p a r i? ?i f n d i v- ;i SM) A'JAIX Tin- Iim'stiatint; Senators Named the Smrllin:: Committer "Public llni!,lii-, Hit- in tie lloiie. iBy lnited Pre ; Washington, Matc'i . lmracdhJely FROM WASHINGTON. the r t!" if x u h uiiii Im.-iue. s !();;' mo in'o K'ttvi. h:s:cu to eon- 1 A tave n.'.i: y or !'' c v a-:. ij'.i i)u ... i,.!,, 1I1 ? 1 v-n.-s of t';e ena'u ia 'r.'l, :'ed W'm.'! t 1 :i' y i'.a:. lljfil v US !o i.'il lull I, I I' is ob:nh.ed. the discuss-. u turned i hlS0 Ol 1 Hr' qili'S- ; ui.ii tho tniMtors II- N't- fill l''.K.;5itll- t i;:i;; ou tl:j . : i f 1 1 1 s . Jr. or Sen ;.wwl.lgo of eoM.-.ti- n: sop"!' I'.'Uir'i:. :':. 1 .f I lie d; liwitam of the in ion" bavin;' b.en raised, a t;t' '-'.Wter's 1 i .i;(;!V'.ry wai pio- :(!, and tli", vl , ti t 1 1 in there given r.-viau-i common' upon at mmgo Among the oiat-orr, of the pfter t! '.m Senator-? lAi-nuuds, Allison, s:u), I'at'lkner ami Dolph. Mr. I nph read to th? Senate a para- l id 1! o'' u.-r, a. l" r corn.'Kp ,t'.V, s'iUfK' n fi-'.ra thf Wn.Uiingtou Stnrofyes' !); follo ws : Tin.) eiuto 'fcjtucll- was nor m s' ssion to-day. .aii;:i: 'fMat:1! r -oil is supposed to oe rna- i;;.; a p' ra io flo.so th' uioutli of jour i 1 t ie Imi v, i:o arc oitd -avo! ing, with a 1 1 ncc -.-8, to toar thccnfraiis vsi-h8. it is prooublo that al of iiii'M or tun -r wLatrvcr else it to ;.'A 11 up ,.;.:;ajTow, but to day v, ill !) : ; 'or.e ba'au:,o (-mitor l'ostollioe Nomtnations and Appoint mtnt4 Wcfst Point Cadets Bill Ap propriating $10,000 for N. C. Im provements. WAsmN(iTON, Mar G. The President to day sent to the Sbnate the following nviniiiatiotiS fcr Postmasters : Virginia, Park Agnew, Alexandria; 0. P. Me Cat.'O, Loerfburg. Louisiana, A. J Mc-(ii-. gor, U-iton Iiouge; Paul Demande, Lafaveuo. Texas, E. M. Johcson, Ter ivll. Florida, G. K. Robinson, Ocala; Withdrawu, John It. Dewey, Post master at Ucala, Florida. V. W. Lo gau 1ms been confirmed as postmaster at Woodstock, Va. (. udet8 have been appointed to the Military Academy at West Point as fol lows : Clinton C. Dundau, ?A district, (Jeorgia; J;s. M. Williams, 2d district, Alabama; A'ston Hamilton, 4th district, Virginia Am. n the bills introduced in the Houe to day was one by Mr. Rowland appropriating $10,000 to continue the i . prvcu;oiit of Town Creek river, in JJrunsv.iuk county, N. C. Uar Admiral Kimbetly has been or dered as President or the Board of In-t-p-. otion au i Survey at the Navy De .jir.ment, to tiucceed Hear Admiral Jan . it, n.-'.ired. A lie legation of Texans made argu irunt bcloro tho Rivers and Harbors Committee to-day in favor of appro priatiug $100,000 for the improvement of Arkansas Pas. Mr. Houston, of Gal Ytustni, 'a as the spokesman for the committee. A TWENTY YEARS MYSTERY CLEARED UP BY A DEATHBED CONFESSION. as was heard within ten the doctor GOT A FOOTHOLD. i chief oi f'jo "smellers, dtnou lunch in A .: a C iuinbi.i river ..-f:-i.rant.M , ii'.r iph, Mr. Dolph said, was . n 'ry a f:i::n wlio enjoyed tin priv- , oi ila press gallery. Ho thought is a. i ;)itia..'e that a man who was I .-pre; il piivilegt-s by tho Senate, lu aliov. ed to nbuac one of its .. 1 i.-. in thio way. uri'-g t!;o course of his talk to the ufe, IMmut.ds proposed that tha n 1 i t .ii dy be apiied in this ca.-:e i ti.it i ll of tlu Senators and employees of th Sr.ate take an oath of purgation to i 'ice t'netn of all suspicion for what had been doi;e in the past, and that the mat tir be closed at that. Mr. Ii. alls laid before the Senate a p;"Yosi:iou that a committee be appoint ed to confer vitli the Press Committee. Me s:d 1 tii it he thought that tho rules ! press gallery should provide that any nun admitted to its privileges whopub li i'ied what purported to be a reportof the pnavcditig. in exteurivQ Fes.ion should !o expelled. Mr. 1 1: gal Is' proposition did not meet v, it h much favor and bot'a the Ingalls ;:;d K ltnunds propositions laid aside. 'I lie Senate at 5 p. m. 'adjourned with t'. f undersfanding that tho matter would Th Lou.sfana Ijottery Captures a Field--While O her Places are IJeinu (tiartied Against Its Approaches. By United Press. New Youk, March G A special to the World from Atoka, I. T., says the lav.s of the Choctaw nation as passed by llio Choctaw Legislature were made public yesterday. One of the laws provides for the es tablishment of a lottery, a certain per cental of tho receipts goir2 to the State Treasury. It thus seems that the Louisiana Lottery Company has obtained a footing in Indian Territory, and that it obtained the foothold while all eyes were turned to North Dakota. Jno. Henderson Acknowledges Kil ling Dr. Loverins It Was Done Twenty Four Years Ago And the 3Iurderer Wras Never Known. Norristown, Pa., March 6. The mjstery surrounding the killing of Dr. Joseph H. Levering, of Lower Marion, 24 years ago, has been cleared up by the death bed confession of Jno. Hen derson who died there Tuesday evening February 13vh. While Dr. Levering wa3 in the act of putting away his team for ho night and while going out of the stable, the report of a gun from behind a stone wall feet of the door in which stood. The doctor's residence was close to Henderson's store, between the vil lages of Rosemont and White Hall. The unusual report of a gun within the yard of the dwelling aroused the family and the lifeless body was found two minutes after the shooting. The alarm was given and every household joined in scouring the neighborhood for the ass is'.n, Henderson assisting his neigh bors. An inquest was held but without result. The excitement occasioned by the shooting was slow to die out. The leading citizens of the locality, includ ing Henderson, issued circulars offering a reward for the apprehension of the murderer. On Tuesday, Henderson being sick, and fearing that he was to die, called his family to his bedside and in the presence of the family and physician confessed to killing Dr. Levering in cold blood. He diseribed the tragedy minutely. Henderson expired a little before midnight. He gave no reason for his bloody deed and the confession has caused as much excitement as did the crime itself. A BUCKET SHOP RAIDED. A SUICIDE. TRINITY AGAIN. xne jrresent aiaius oi ine uolleee Between Raleigh and Durham. Ifc was recently announced that Dur ham would cdve Trinity College one hundred and seventy-gve thousand dol lars and a handsome site, provided the institution would locate there. This offer was made after the Conference voted to come to Raleigh, provided this city would give the college a site and a building of a certain size and style, which would cost between $30,000 and $35,000. There have been various conflicting rumors with reference to the matter for some days past, none of which have bcrne a positive complexion. Jbut there is a status, and it is about as follows: There is something very tangible, in at least, a part of Durham's proposition. Air. YY. Duke, of Durham, who is re ported to have offered to give eighty five thousand dollars to Trinity, was here this week, and he said that he in tended to do that very thing. But it would be under the condition that the town of Durham raise one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars in cash, including his offer. He said, hovever, that he did not think that Durham would raise more than fifteen thousand dollars in cash over and above his contribution. When Durham's offer was first re- j n i -i . . ponea, tne itaieign uommittee on Trinity College held a meetiug here, and at once advised President Crowell, if such an offer should be made by Dur ham, that JKaleigh would hold her prop osition m abeyance, and would recom mend that the M. E. Conference reopen the matter of removal and selection of a site at its next meeting; for while Ral eigh greatly desired the college and would adhere to any proposal she had made to secure it, she did not wish to stand in the way of its greatest pros perity and usefulness; and if such an offer as is proposed should come from Durham, she would either make as an attractive a proposition, or would with draw alt claims in Durham s favor. EDISON THE WIZARD. I MIIIE FttE? and c. . oath THE GREAT ELECTRICIAN AND HIS WONDERFUL DISCOVERIES. A I e di-posed of to-marrow. WAiiiN;roN, March C House. At t'n conclusion of the usual routine morn im; bu?dn?ss to-day the House went in-o committee of the whole and proceeded i ) the consideration of public building i..'!. The bill appropriating $7a,000 for a site : "'. recommending the appropriation of s-i'o,oo'j for the erection of a postotlicc l it Min jin Washington, I). C, was dis ci: - d v, good pptt ot tho afternoon and p' t il, and the House at C p. m. ad-.I'j.ii'li'.'d. Sixty Men Arrested The "Boss" Ks capes and the Clerks are Captured. By United Press. New York, March G. The open Board ot 5roKers (loads oucket snop) was raided by tho police this afternoon. Wil liam's bucket shop at No. 81 New St., was aio raiaau. orty men were ar rested at Todd's and twenty at Williams'. Mr. Todd escaped, but all of his clerks were captured. The crowd of "Brokers" made desper ate attempts to escape, but every avenue was closed up by the police. Congressman Tanlbee's Condition Worse. Hie P.. maim ot Hon. Geo. II. Fen dlctoti.Kent to Ohio. By United Press. Nr.w Yor.K, March (J. The remains of tU -II ;n. Geo. H. Pendleton, lato U. S. Mini tcr to Germany, which arrived last Friday on the Germania, wore sent this a over tho Pennsylvania ratlro.id i roufy to Cincinnati. V. K. Pendlc- tl;e son ot tho ueutascr., r'compa Washington, March G. Ex-Congress-mau Taulbeo is very low and his physi cians have little hope for his recovery. Ho sulfered severely this morning from pains in his head, but rallied somewhat, and later was placed under tho influence of chloroform Liter in the day, how ever, his condition became worse. Cor respondent Kincaid, accompanied by his attorney, was at the Capitol for a short time to-day. His defense, in case of Taulbcu's death, will be that Taulbee committed assault on him on tho stair way where the shooting took place. Prominent Insurance Man Kills Himself Overwork the Cause. LBy United Press Milwaukee, Wis., March 6. At 3 o'clock p. m. to-day, "William H. Farn- ham, Secretary of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, com mitted suicide by shooting himself with a 42 -calibre revolver. ine trageuy tooK mace at tne com pany's headquarters, corner Broadway and Michigan streets The ball which caused his death lodged just beneath his heart. He has been in the employ ot the company tor over twenty years, auring that time has not-taken one vacation. Mr. T. E. Baldwin, assistant secretary of the Finance committee, stated that there was not the slightest grounds to believe that Farnham is short in his ac counts. The deceased leaves a widow and one child, a son, who has acted as his pri vate secretary for several years. De raugement, brought on by overwork, is assigned as the cause. A QUESTION He Comes to North Carolina With His New Process tor Treating Rebellions Gold Hearing Ores. Special Cor. of Dailt State Chronicle. Salisbury, N. C, March 4, 1890. Be ing in Charlotte some days ago I sought an introduction to Me. Thos. A. Edison, who has been sojourning there for seve ral weeks. I had no difficulty in meet ing him. Unlike most men of great re nown, there is little or no reserve about where he happens to be. I found him in his office, on Trade St., rapidly but carefully going thrugh a great pile of morning mail. When I advanced ho looked up, extended a hand as soft as a woman's, and shot a welcome out of a pair of keen, bright eyes that made me feel perfectly composed. And yet I was in the presence of the most wonderful man who has lived in this nineteenth century. Mr. Edison is what most people would call a handsome nun, with a full, well rounded genial face, with neither beard nor mustache to hide a good natured smile that seems perfectly at home there; bright, expressive eyes, in which a merry twinkle seems also at horrj; a high forehead, fringed around with clusters of iron gray hair. No, I am not describing a woman; a great man, a man whom the world knows is great! He looks to be about 35 years of age, but I am told that there are five or six years that have passed without leaving any furrows behind them. He dresses, not in the height of fashion, but with a degree of neatness that is attractive. He moves about, not nervously, but rapidly, and talks in an unreserved manner that makes you think that "here is a man who has no se crets." Indeed the exposing or un earthing of secrets seems to be his peculiar work. He tears down the walls that nature built around her se crets thousands of years ago and bids an advanced civilization look in and be even further advanced. He walks about in an electrical world of wonders and makes this mighty cur- As to the Conditions Which Impose Tax on Fertilizers. Yesterday morning there was in the Governor's office an inquiry which was quite interesting. It's answer is of in terest and importance to the public, rent, do his hiddinc. With thA tAlenhnnA though it is not a new matter. I he enables two hemispheres to converse A farmer stated that he wished to buy with each other. With the dynamo he Killed His Brother. By United Press. j Philadelphia, March G. At 10 o'clock this morning Dominick Taney killed his brother. Michael, by stabbing him with d the tndv. which was e?cortcd bv a a sharp case knife. The tragedy occur iMtnitteo of the Ohio societv. At Steu- red m a housa in the rear ot JNo. lUoU - -Ic. .1 1 . i 11 1 il ooutn iNintn street, wnere ine croiuers lived with their stepmother. Dominick, while under the influence of liquor, uvi ti. I'd.' aio, the committee appointed ciii.ens of Cincinnati, of which Moh lv is chaiitaan, will meet ?icd .' ctnri5 of the body, i in.: funeral will tak place on Sattir y fiotu ChrUf Church in Cincinnati. a certain brand of fertilizer, but that particular brand was not on sale in this State. He could procure it elsewhere, and bring it into the State, and he wished to know, if in doing this, he would be liable for the State tax of five hundred dollars on each brand of fertil izer sold in North Carolina. The matter was referred to the State Treasurer and the Commissioner of Ag riculture; and their opinion was that there was nothing'in the State law that would or could prevent a citizen from purchasing any brand of fertilizer iu any other State and bringing it into this State, without paying tax, provided the purchaser used the fertilizer himseP ud makes currents of electricity chase each other over wires until they break into a halo of illumination that turns darkness into daylight. He wraps the eloquence of the statesman, the logic of the divine, or the rhyme of the poet around the cylinder of the phonograph, bottles it up and sends it across States or coun tries to be reproduced in its exact origi nal tone and phraseology. These are among his greatest inven tions. He has just completed another, and this last is what brings him to North Carolina. It is a machine with which, by electrical powers, he propof es to ex tract gold from rebellious ores. In North Carolina, especially in this Became Suddenly Insane. By United Press. Canton, Ohio, March 6. Last night a lady named Alexander, accompanied by her daughter,became violently insane on the East bound express on the Pitts burg, Fort Wayne and Chicago R. R. She was restrained with great difficulty and for her own safety was placed in charge of a physician of this city. The cause of t he lady's insanity is not known They were bound for Tyrone, Pa. FRANCE AND DAHOMEY. A Battle In Wrhich Oyer Four Hundred People are Killed Woman Warriors Among the Slain. iBy United Press. Paris. March u. I he Boleil has re ceived news of another battle having did not offer it for sale. If at any time southwestern mineral belt, are great de ne snouia mase a saie oi any quantity or it, then it would be held subject to the special fertilizer tax imposed by the State. FRIVOLOUS PROSECUTIONS. posits of the precious metal imbedded in large veins of heavy sulphides of iron. Sulphur and gold to use a common expression, are very much stuck on each other and, hitherto, all attempts to seperate them successfully have been practical failures. So many attempts have been made in this direc tion, and so many processes have been unsuccessfully tested that a real, suc- 3Iagistrates and Constables "Squeeze" Ignorant and Helpless People. For a long time it is been the talk in Raleigh that there was a good deal of cessf ui and practical method seemed to mocis jusuce, ana prosecution oi be an impossibility. Here was another trifling cases in some of the magistrates' opportunity for Edison's genius to as courts for the evident purpose of mak- sert itseif He seems to delight in do- ius icca iui ,uc "uudi"""d buo jud me impossibilities. Twelve vears ago he began work on this ma- JSam .Meeting Addressed Cleveland. by Grover came into the house and begau quarrel ling with his stepmother. On being re provtd by Michael he became infuriated, and catching up a table knife, slashed and hacked Michael until he tell dead. Dominick io under arrest. By United Press. Ntw York, March G. A nm mret it ', at f . nickering Hall to-day in tho in o of tho X " York K.-e-j Cii dilating !..' rary was uldre. s.'d by Grover Cleve I.iu I, Seth Low. Andrew Carnegie, J. H. l"....aUJ. C ' it uvntleiu .n. Tho good work of the i l ivry u;is commended and t-tep: taken f, vtvnd tho usefulness of tho iustitu-ti-Ti. Bank-Wrecker Recommended lor Pardon. IBy United Press. Columbus, Ohio, March 6. Harper, the famous bank-wrecker of Cincinnati, was vcterdav recommended bv the Carter and other proir.i- Board of Managers of the Ohio peniten tiary for pardon. It is believed that President Harrison will grant an uncon ditional pardon at an early day. - Weather Forecasts. V.'a-iusuton', 1). C, March G.For Virginia, fair weather; northerly winds; c! t.T VVid.iv i;iurTiiirr ? waTincr S.itnr- d i v morning. i'or North Carolina, fair weather; northerly winds: colder. Ualeigh yesterday: Maximum tem I ' tature, fl; minimum temperature, 36; Min fall 0.08 inches. -4V A Combination to Advance Sugar. By United Press. New Youk, March G. Tho Sun says the wholesale grocers of tho country have enti red into a combination to advance tho prices of sugar one-quarter of a cent Ier pound. Launching of a Ship Postponed. been fought between the French troops and those of the King of Dahomey. A number of the participants on both sidea were killed and many wounded. The Dahomians succeeded in capturing a number of Frenchmen and other Euro peans. Further advices from the scene of the conflict say that after the first en gagements between the French and Da homians, the latter made a second at tack upon Korton. Four hundred of their number were killed and they were finally repulsed. Several of the female warriors of the King of Dahomey were found among the slain. THE CZAR THREATENED By United Press. Washington, March 6 The launch ing of the U. S. steamship Newark, which was set for March 17th, has been postponed until March 19th It is prob able that Secretary Tracy and a number of prominent Government officials will bo present. An effort is being made to have tho President also attend. Ncav Sujjar Refinery in Prospect. Heath Sentence Confirmed. By United Press. Philadelphia, Pa., March 6 -Claus Spreckels and his son left yesterday for a trip to the South. It is said they will visit New Orleans before their return, to consider the propriety of erecting a new sugar refinery in that city. Heavy Snow Storm in New York. With the Fate of Peter, Paul and Alexander Police to Observe Ex traordinary Watchfulness. By United Press. St. Petersburg, March 6. The Czar has received a letter from a woman signed Tchebrikova, menacing him with the fate of Peter, Paul and Alexander, unless he modifies his present reactionary policy. A copy of the letter was sent to each of the ministers at the same time. The police have been instructed to ob serve extraordinary watchfulness and to make an active search for persons sus pected of being implicated in the writ ing and sending of the letter. By United Press. , Xanhville, Tenn., March G. uprcmo Court to-dav affirmed -The the By United Press. New York, March 6 Heavy snowac rnmnnied hv sevpre eales. is reDorted 'hath j-entenco of John Green and fixed from Poughkeepsie, Newberg, Saratoga, May :$ as the day of execution. Green Amsterdam and various points in the Mo- hot and killed Ova Davis in Putnam haw Valley, as well as from many points county in Juno, 1888, because she re- io Eastern Pennsylvania. Railroad traf- lused to marry him. fie is considerably interfered with. Fighting for a Seat. By Uni'ed Press. London, March 6. Arthur Orton, the celebrated Tichborne claimant, proposes to contest the seat for Stokes-upon-Trent as a home rule candidate. tice. It is not easy to say how much bi iuu uuvxj ao u iiucou aooti biuuo uou) but it is the purpose of the Daily CHRONiciiE to give some facts in such cases hereafter. Again and again reports are heard of colored men, women and children being arrested on the most trifling complaint, and in some cases a form of trial gone through with vithout their knowledge of the time and place. They are then told that they must pay $3.25 or go to jail. Even so small a sum is a great hardship on the poor, ignorant creatures thus imposed upon, and it is an outrage that such proceedings should be. The Chronicle asks its readers to keep it informed of any matter along this line to the end that justice may be had, and the guilty exposed. A TEACHERS' INSTITUTE. And an Interesting One at Greenville--An Association Formed Teachers Entertained Free. Prof. Alderman is conducting a Teachers' Institute at Greenville this week. The Chronicle has information from there which states that it ia a phe nomenal Institute in many ways. There are about fifty-five teachers in daily at tendance, and also an audience of over two hundred citizens throughout all the exercises. This will increase as the work goes on. On Tuesday night at the courthouse there was an audience of several hun dred who listened to speeches by citi zens, and a Teachers' Association was formed. The town people are entertaining all the teachers free of cost. Gov. Jarvis attends regularly and is taking an active interest in the pro ceedings. Ornamenting Capitol Square. chine. He has been testing it for eight years and now pronounces it per fect. Anybody knows what that means. He has never yet made a failure, and They 50 to South Carolina, are Mar ried and Return Here What the Couple Have to Say Mr. Frck's Side. Asheville Citizen. Asheville had a full fledged elopement on Tuesday and the dramatis peraonae included the usual irate father. For some time past Mr. O. S. Davis has been paying attention to Miss Min nie Freck, daughter of a South Main street shoemaker. Their friendship grew into a stronger affection and about three weeks ago Mr. Davis presented himself before the girl's father and asked his permission to their marriage. This was refused because of the girl's youth, but there were no hard feelings, and Mr. Davis was told that he might continue to call and that in time he might hope to win the daughter. Tuesday morning a negro servant told Mrs. Freck that Minnie had run away. The story was not credited. The girl had not come down to breakfast but nothing was thought of it. 8ome time after Mrs. Freck's suspicions were aroused and she looked in the room. The girl was not there nd a large trunk was also missing. The circumstances pointed to an elopement and her hus- - band was told, but no pursuit of the cou ple was instigated. The happy pair meanwhile had taken the early morning train for Spartan burg, S. 0M and in the afternoon they were united in marriage by Justice Trim mer of that city. The first train brought them again to Asheville, where they came to take the midnight train to Salis bury, their future home. But it was several hours late and they remained at the Glen Rock until the train arrived yesterday afternoon, when they left. The couple were seen at the hotel yes terday afternoon and apparently looked upon thefeloping part of the program as a huge joke. The groom is a good look ing young man of perhaps twenty-five years of age and of medium height. His upper lip supports a heavy dark mous tache and he was tastily dressed. He is baggage master on the Salisbury and Hot Springs division. The bride looks several years younger than her husband. She is tall, has a very pretty face, and was dressed in a traveling costume. They told substantially the same story as above. The fact that the girl was under eighteen, said Mr. Davis, was the reason of the refusal of the girl's father to their marriage. That was the only reason, and they deciding not to wait so long, had taken the matter in their own hands. When they reached Spartanburg they had looked for a Baptist minister, for they wanted him to perform the cer emony. He was not at home, so they went to the justice. In answer to the question of why they went so far, Mr. Davis admitted that it was because in South Carolina no marriage license was required. "No," chimed in the bride, uyou can walk up to a minister on the street there and he will marry you right there." "And they can't grant a divorce," said the husband. "And we don't want a divorce," con tinued Mrs. Davis? And what did he say?" The father had not then been seen. Later in the day Mr. Freck was found at his place of business, and asked about the affair. He was not in a forgiving mood, and the wildest expression he used in characterizing the act of his son-in-law was to call him a rascal. "I never thought that of Charley Da vis," he said. "When he asked for my consent 1 told him the girl was too young and to wait. He said he would. She was not sixteen years old. Minnie had a good home, but she ran away." "You will forgive them, will you not?" he was asked. "Forgive them!" he re plied excitedly and looking np from his work; "if he ever comes around me, 1 11 this will doubtless be one of his grand- ut a hole. m hlm d. frelailnS .m.t0 a est successes. He comes to North Caro lina not to test hits machine as some have an idea nor to sell his process, but to buy mineral property and go to work. It is "presto change" as to the testing business. Hitherto the machines have been tested by tha ore, now the ore is to be tested by the machine The process is periect, so says Mr. Edison, and all he wants is German brogue. lightning." -shust so quick as bearing sulphur ore sufficient to keep the machine going. These Nortn Caro lina ores are going to stand the test. They are here in great quantities, and in my opinion the development of this one of our many great dominant re sources is going to be immense. Our old State welcomed Mr. Edison, and we ought to feel flattered that he came here first after testing ores from all over the country. The miniDg boom continues to rage, and systematic work is beginning all about. Wonderful discoveries are re sulting from stimulated prospecting, and a real genuine boom in North Carolina mining seems to be coming. I saw a gold nugget yesterday taken from the mines at Biiesville, in Stanly county, of which Capt. H. A. Judd is superintend ent, that weighed over three pounds. With Mr. Edison to work the sulphurates, and with the systematic organization of money and brains to look for the nuggets and work the free milling ores, the southwestern mineral section of the Old North Slate is going to "get up and git." Success to the Daily State Chroni cle. Chr. O. Nicle. No More "Poisoned by Mistake." An Ansonia (Conn.) druggist has an electric bell in a cabinet containing poisons. When the door is opened tho bell rings, reminding the compounder gold that he is handling poisons. Extra Value in Bhova. We mean by this that we can giro yon an extra good shoo at price lower than they have been sold by any one in Raleigh, and here are a few of the qual ities and prices which we boast about : Ladies' Goat and Soft Kid Button and Lace Shoes at $2.00, in all styles, sizes and widths; Gent's Calf-skin Congress Lace and Button Shoes at 93.00 a real stylish and durable shoe; Child's spriDg heel School Shoes, button, at $1.00; Youths and Boys' Lace and Button Shoes, 81.25 and $1.50; Misses' Spring heel and Heel Button at $1.25 and $1.50. Big stock of Trunks at prices from 75c. to $23. Valises and Bags at any price at Helleb Bros , Regular Shoe Store, 134 Fayetteville street. The Durham Baptist Church has passed resolutions requesting the Board of Trustees of the Baptist University, to hold a meeting at Greensboro April 2nd and re-open the question of where the Baptist University shall be located. They thank all who offered to contribute to get the College and make special mention of the liberality of Mr. J. S. Oarr. Yesterday Capt. C. M. Roberts, keep er of the Capitol, was busy in superin tending the laying out and planting of numerous flower beds in the square. Pausies were engaging his special atten tion for the day, and he has a magnifi cent lot of them. He remarked to a reporter that he intended to make the square a "blaze of floral beauty" during the coming summer, and said he pro posed to have the richest and choicest summer flowers that could be obtained in this great land. Of the specialties .he mentioned, he said h9 would have a great profusion of the gorgeous golden banded lilies of Japan. Talking for Political Effect. Mrs. Harrison and Postmaster-General and Mrs. Wanamaker have about decided to give up their contemplated Southern trip, partly because Mr. Wanamaker fears he might not be a welcome visitor at the South. A Bad Game of Poker." In a bar-room fight in London, Char lie Mitchell, the pugilist, who was Jake Kilrain's second in the letter's battle with John L. Sullivan, at Richbnrg, Miss., July last, struck Chesterfield Goode two blows on the head with peker, Wonderful Progress. Below are found the figures showing the gains made in 1889 by the Union Central Life Insurance Co., of Cincin nati, O., as well as the unquestionable solidity of the company : A gain in membership of 4,504. A gain in premium receipts of $594, 409.55. A gain in income of $020,557.28. A gain in interest receipts of 826, 147.73. A gain in surplus (4 per cent) $150, 515.57. A gain in assets of $1,088,363.11. Total assets December 31, 1889, $5,665,855.70. Total income for 1889, $2,338,559.04. Total new insurance written in 1889, $19,623,686.00. Cabiy J. Hwjwxa, State Agaat, 1 Bates, H. C5 1-'