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A r i 5f VOL. IX. NO. 5. A 11ALEIGHITE IN CUBA. Tin: i -!:AK.!;i.Nfi"ij!''ES r or the AN ITLLES." The Dclu'illul Climate, tin Women, Hie AnMi-rMit, the Customs nnd thcTriufitioiis ol thutTi opicnl Ilaud PictineiS. - ;cv.i;il Cor. St.uk Chronicle.) IIwav, Cuba, March ;, 1891. Wlu : , i i the 'iHy part of March, a man c:iu tit ujon tho bilcony of his hotel, b.irfot -d and wearing but two gar ment .-, r.nd enjoy a strong breeze from tho Calf of Mexico cau recline in a rockin chair and lazily dream away the hours ia those delightuu rcverie3 wmca come from a genuine "Henry Clay" Ha vana tignr upou an investment of only four c:u:; c ia -sit at thy dinner table in mi 1 v.iu r and see arouud him fre?h garden ovevy vanity of fruit Vole that he '..a-i tjvci- seen or h.uid or wth many more hitnorto ua- kno.vn to him; can sweetly sleep through the! ''it upon a bod oi stretched c m vas, in a strong draft, covered with only a liirhi sla't. arid never take cold; can RAJLEIGIL 2?. C, FBI DAY, MAECII 18, 1891. p BIC2 5 Cl'pg i - J to a ladv rr-.y. l-.r- OI THIRTY mw onlj i . are mr ! i significance thtr of anciect icox. th listen n) t Im"i tho y;ir round: cm . .. .u. t f-o 'ijt-.- -V thsiivi'iy vo;cm ot tNe l V'i; s- i'; throuLi'jiK the entire tsiht in tae m light of i ho placid b iy that is cun.v. "tho ( i --u of the Antilles." Inflation ot the Currency. One? i t the thiugs which most interests r. visitci to llnvuna, nnd it is also about the firs' thing with which he must be came f'iMJiliar, is the currency (piestion. Spanish cold is the basn of couey val ncs, but "paper" is universally the cur rency, and therefore prices are made to s iit this depreciated currency. A fcpan i di paj or dollar is worth just forty cents in lTui'.ed 5-iatt'S greenbacks, or Spanish gol'J. c'or u 5.00 greenback we Let in exchange for current u?e 12 GO in "f-paiii-a pj'per," and wo feci that we have been made rich by the exchange until we begin to make some little pur chisod, and then th? $12. (H) seems rcaliy to "tako .vings and ily away." 'llu r.iitid States dime is here cur rot.t l;i 2" ets. an-1 "the dollar of our dolw.s" will buy $2.50 worth of notes iss'iv-.j by the Vjueen of Spain's bank. W".1 b. "i-pt a pretty Spanish fan with j.u-. nr. s 'f tho huh fight for "GO cts., sp tiisl- :;el.i." We haudod the dealer a sM.oo :nh;;c'.; and he gave us the fau and ,i l h) spr.ni -h bill in exchange. H.r-d el-.if'os e -cTi high at !?10 per dy ui.'.d 'a le.vrn that tho U0. represents jui is'cm ii.t:o.;a, 1 m t h u h n - i i onH , .11,1 ONE CIliLb'.fr.s- T!;- P , r ioriy-rou- y-. ars oa vmx is lien It h. Site car. g.-y .iev.'eiH-? wiNi r, prj!.- uuku iwn to ih-it limes. A gentlemtin showed ns Lis yratch, on the dir.! of which were the photographs of his twelve children to mark the hours, instead of the usual Roman numbers. If this Me becomes the custom here it will bo necessary to adopt tee new sys tem of numbering the hours from one'to twenty-four iu older that there may hi enough placee, on the watch dials for all the children of a family. INl;iIar Amusements. The favorite amusements of the Cu bans are the cock tL'hf, the masquerade carnival .and tho bull libt. These en tertainrneuts all oeeur on Sunday. A visii i th.e Dvnza, or Carnival Biii will till the American with surprise such as ho has never before experienced. Tf. 'Uill tight is special delight of tie amusement teeKer. xney are iu easeiy exciting and are attended by fif teen to twenty th.m-aud people. The bulls are truly ferocious animals and they ;ire all brought from tipain having been trained to tight an we train horses to the I':' '1- The Bull King or "Plaza (1 T'vas" is in shops like our cyelorama -.f.'y a great deal longer. Tue muti -ui;a!iee of the performers all on borseb:icl, ei-id in the gayes; ot cos tumes, is indeed i brilliant spectacle and is ljudly applauded by twenty thou sand voices Then the ring is cleared with the exception ot the 'Matador," or bull-lighter, and his assis- tai ts, whose duty is to make the beast im-d. The heavy gates under the b ind stand are opened and in bounds the angry bull. Ii. would be safer to mtei a wild lion in India than that animal. From this time besius the wildest excite ment which continues to the eud of the performance. The bull piws the ground and snorts in his frenzy, and the steel barbs with ribbons aitaehed are thrown at him and thrown at him ttud fastened into his i-diculder. lie is a grand look ing beast, and beiug now thoroughly enraged he. bounds towards a hcive and lider. Trie horse is uuable to escape, and is immediately gored to death while the rivier is thrown to tne ground. The matador now en ters the ring and the light begins. It ia a combat between skill and brute strength. The man must face the md deued bull with only a sword in h's hand. It is cowardly to strike while the animal is at rest and the man would be hissed. The red cloth is lLuuted before the ball and hi' closes his ees aud makes a furious dash for the matador, who, by a single skilfull thrust of the sword be tween tho shoulders of the auimal pierces his heart and he falls pauting in death. The air is then filled with wild shouts of applause while tho matador gracefully bows his acknowledgements. At a call from -he bug? gaily decorated horses are brought into the ring, a rope is thrown over the horns of the dead bull and he is drawn out. The next acquaintance we have with this noble animal is when Lis juicy and ten- dor steak is placed steaming before us next morning at breakfast. The fight continues until six or eight bulls are killed, the performance taking about three hours. Tne ui ices of admission to tho bull fight are $2.00 to 5.00 in gold. It is an expensive luxury, but the peo ple will havo it. We were fully satisfied by attending ono performance m the bull ring. A Small Fortune (or Somebody. In 1S8G Miss Emma Richard ever ar3 i i. examine- the register to see that erved in your room at anv time of he dy. We Dress the ball -button oa I awakir; in the morning, and in a few moments the bell-boy appears with I tho coffee without further orders. Tin j bell-boy is a bright fellow, and ?oon learns the hom of each guest, and it is said rht a touch cf the same' bill-button early in the rooming also brings a "cocktail" to the room of the American. breakfast is from 10 to 12 o'clock, and r ELOQDIISG THE VALLEY. MISSISSIPPI LEVEES BREAKING AND THE OHIO SU TOal BIGBEE OVERFLOWDfG. ii inner from to 8 m. mere are many peasant surpriss for the tourist "wneu he goes to dining- room. The Ash js ampie,ar.d a great many mysteri ous things are nlneeu before him. They lire all good. and no oueneed be suspicious cf them. Tho eg omellstte is always served with gro-cU peas, and everything is perfectly pure and fresh The fruits arid vegetables are just in from the gar- ur, f.ua ii .iu.ii; is ken1, ion:ei- man The Tracks of tie Georgia Pacific Ac liOiilsvrile, New Orleans & Texas ilailways Way Under Water. The Country juumlatcd lor Miles AronnsJ Memphis, Tcnn., March 12. Tho levee at Conly's Lake, about 30 miles south of this city gave way early this morning and the water is pouring through the crevaces at a rapid rate. The country for miles around is be'ng and the Louisville, New e- .e ut o-j'v ?A on. J, i :. .crviow rate of board when we co'im lor the elegant accomodations given, ;u,d tt.e further fact that every ba-rel of Amir can llour that is landed jt. llav an t pays a taritt.of 1.25 iu gold! All oth' r ureadtutfs and meats from t. e : 'ui .-lai'-s are taxed in this pro portion The Home of the Cuban. Havana is a clean city, aud, contrary to tho opinion of many people who have never been here, it is u very healthy city. It is truo that there are always some coses of yellow fev er here it is here now but there is not much danger in it as in our ma laria. Even when the fever is called epidemic in tho summer tho doctors here cure MNirrv-FivE percent, of tho cases. Yellow fever is not so fatal here as is bilious fever iu the United States. These people have a dread of tho typhoid fever of "Tho states," but yellow fever gives them no more alarm than simple colds. Thecatiitary arrangements of the city are cxcelleut, aud the water supply is tress, came to Havana to take a position abundant and tho quality is vory fine, in one of the theatres. She soon had The water for drinking is brought to the the vlIIow fever and died here. While I About Annexation. Cuba ought to belocg to the United Slates. It is an exceedingly valuable i.--anJ and its wondeii'ul resources are yet scarcely known. Within ten years after it becomes the properly of Uncle Sam, Cuba will be the finest and most valuable spot of land to ite area to be found on the globe. Its beautiful hiiis and romantic valleys will blossom forth as -a garden of roses with charming American winter homes for the wealth iest peopie of the United States. Americans will not now make invest ments in Cub i while the country is in such a state of political unrest, border ing upon revolution. 'Tis true the present condition is not the best, and the moral standard is very iow, out wo have localities m the United States equally as bad if not worse. The ativo Cuban, as to development, is a'out where he w;u when he first made bis home upon this 4 Queen Island of the Antilles, " some two huudred years ago. All that denotes progress on the island is the work of American and English capital nnd enterprise. Even now the dazzling electric light is glittering among the tall, graceful palm of the ages and throughout the proves ot tho coC''-' nut aud the almond, while the lively whistle of the railroad train And the mo notonous tinkling of the street car bells mingle with the discordant chimes of tie Cathedral whoso notes have for centuries awakened the morning air above the :.shesof Columbus. The Cuban aud the Spanish inhabi tants, by a large majority, are in favor of annexation, and there is now an effort hero to establish English hchools for pur poses of promoting a higher civilization. Tho natives of Cuba are capable of rapid aud wonderful development uuder pro per efforts, and the Unit- d States should do this preparatory to annextion, E G Harufll. inundated Orleans and Texas railroad tracks are two feet under water. Workmen havo gone to the seene aud wili at once begin repaiv-ng the bjra.k. . The Tombigbee Overflowing. Wist Point, Miss. March, 12 The Tombigbie river is out of its banks and has Hooded a large area of country, ilaoy smaller streams in this and ad joining counties have left their beds and iiocded many miles of country in all di rections. Several miles of tue track of the Georgia Pacific have been vrashed avvay. The Mobile "and Ohio and Illi nois Central roads also suffer greatly. Ir, has rained in the eastern part of Miss since Feb. 1. and is still at it. The dam age already done is over 200,000. The outlook is very gloomy. Aiu.'; i'Ai, t;rK virus - m-M Ue. is True to His CoavictionsI do Not 3iean to iio to Hel! Bv Way ot the Senate," wa Hjs Expression. Springfield, 111., Mtreh 12, '91. Fire bells and church bells all over the city were rung last night as soon as Palmer's election was made known, and on pub lie buildings and privav houses flags were hoisted and bunting hung out. He Replies to the farmers. General Palmer's elects i ends one of the most notable Senatorial contests ia history. The first subject tiie Farmers' Mutual Benefit "Assaciitiou questioned him on at the conference lat mht was the Pad fie railroads. Mr. Palmer said: 'I have never had any partic dr view i upon that subject b?yond a , r-f in the vj-xiusmeni oi ms rigais oi ti. govern ment in the matter. I consider thesi; rights to be simply those of an v other creditor." "To take possession of the -property?" "If need be, yes, sir; measures' should re taken at once to enforce the rights of trie government against the roads Mv idea has been that the purpose o: the roads was ultimately to cheat the gov ernment. I t hink that every honest. mn should try to prevent that." Regarding the proposition to extend the payment of the Pacific railroad debto sixty or seventy years, General Palmer said: "Of course such an arrano-emerit FlilK I) 1 1) NOT DOWN IT. The 3Ioiroe High School Huildings Will be Jlebnilt and Iteady (or the Fall Session. Monroe, N. C , March 12. Special. The rtceut fire which totally destroyed the Monroe High School did not break up the scholastic year. Only a few stu dents have left and school ii continued in a rented hall. Arrangements are being made to build a handsome structure and have it ready for the fall session. an ac- city iu pipes from a mountain stream thirty miles distant. It is as clear as crystal and absolutely free from all im purities. American companies havo ice factories here and supply a first class article for $2. 50 in gold per ton. Au American company is now putting in a new syatem of water works for the city uuder a uico little contract at $1,000,000 in gold. Tho streets of tho city are long, straight and very narrow. Most of the nrincipul business streets are less than was visiting a few davs atro, a Cuban lad-, iu this adjourning house seeinir that I was au American, sent for mo to call upon her for a few moments. She told me, through an interpreter, that she was with Emma Richards when she died and just before her death she 4 'put this pa per in my hand and told me to send it to her sou a little baby then throe months old. He is with his grand-mother somewhere in Florida. I can't speak English and don't kuow what the paper is and have not seen an American since twenty feet wide from wall to wall and the actress died."! examined the"paper" tho storo awnings cover the entire street, and fouud it to be a cash Tho sidewalks are from 10 to o0 inches iei's certificate of deposit of $950,000 wido and pedestrians step from the side- in the Fourth National Bank of Newr in passing one another. Fro- lork. The check is aated June oth, 1883, miently, in walkiug on the narrow side- aud is payablo with interest to the order 1 ? i. Ik -w-v w m - . walk wo almost toucn me luscious lips ot hmmi Kicnaras. ine name and resi- of a Cuban belle who happens to bo deuce of the "grandmother in Honda, looking out from au opening in her the namo of the baby boy and the wheio- houso like a hole in tho wall. abouts cf any member of the family of These narrow streets have their ad- Emma Richards are all entirely un- vantages in hot climates, beiug always kuow. The check and some other valu- shaded by tho buildings, thus doing ables are at Havanna, sacredly preserved away with tho necessity of an umbrella, by the Cuban woman awaiting a legal The streets upon which the dwellings claimant. She wanted me to publish aro located present tho very unattractive this statement hoping this to find the appearance of solid walls, their entire child to claim his fortune. length, with frequent heavy cedar some Cuban Customs. doors, and iron-barred windows tight- Tho Deor)le here uniVersallv drink h?ht ly closed by shutters on the in- wines but there i3 no drunkenness or sudo. Wo are inclined to minis tnat rowdyism. If this habit is not in strict that nobody is at home.but an occasional opprd-wifh tha viWa r,f nmhiiiitinnkt. peep through ono of those doors which friendS) tbo fact at east farni3h;a may ue ajar reveaia uiu cosies vi uuuies, thought for & temperance lecture. The beautifully furnished. Rich and rare iaH.ve smntAPirsnri cnmp,nMiiA tropical plants adorn the halls and passa- in the stronirerciar. Thev litrht them ges while the largo open court within at the tablo ui soou as they fiaish H meal mo wans is nueuwiiu ongui iiamers, and al)Cear to reaUv enioy that fragrant palm, cocoanut and orange trees in such wi,ir.h ni-v nd in smnt profusion that wo seem to bo looking Tho chambermaids and washwomen into socia Jovely and enchanted hen- aro all me Likewise are tho cooks. Ii25gi3 of tho fairies. The women spend waiters and clerks. Woman seems to tneir time in thoso delightful courts and nave no piaco nere for working except in there tni tuuuu '" tne cigar tactones. inese cigar worsers, narrow btrceia. wnen expert, earn trom 1 to $s per day hmiaoa aro all built of brick or in L,0i(i. and thev all ton work at the . thoroofa aro of tiling and the diuuer hour-5 o'clock, p. m. Dead fish n i ir? aro all of marblo or tiliug. Thus are not allowed to be sold for the table V U hut littlo neeu tor a uro uepari- they must be in water and alive ana tnoro is uu buildjng on fire iu Havana kicking aud thus they go to the frying mcnt ana i a siiiht to the Cu- nan. Milk is never bousht from a cau. would bo as fif?ht would bo iu Raleigh. The milkman drives hia herd of cows Ijiu3 as uu.. M..ihor. aloriff the streets and stops at tne aoors TheCiHs TOhii he draws from a cow for the CANADA IS READY To Enter into Negotiations With the United States in the Uircctiou ot Reciprocity. Ottawa, Ont., March 12. The Gov ernment yesterday decided to inform Secretary Blaine that they arc prepared to enter into negotiations at onca in the direction of reciprocity, and only waited his pleasure to fix a date when he would be willing to receive the Canadian Com missioners. Sir Charles Tupper will represent Canada, while the interests cf Great Britain will be looked after by Joseph Chamberlain. AMAZED AT HIS MODERATION. Reed's Anecdote Illustrating How He Felt on Giving Up Power. Washington, March 12. Strange as it may seem, Speaker Reed had some very warm personal friends on the Demo cratic side of the last House. There were several with whom he loved to linger and 'xchangc jokes as much as with any of his brethren on the Republican side. Representative Cram, of Texas, is a personal favoiite with Mr. Reed. The relations between the two are so friendly and intimate ' hat Mr. Craiu had no hesi i n in stepping up to the ex-Speaker aUer the final adjournment of the House last Wednesday and inquiring what apol ogy he had to make for his high-handed treatment of the House. Mr. Reed paused, smiled, searched the ceiling a rew seconds tor an answer and then said: "My dear boy, you puzzle me. Your question makes me feel pretty much as .Lord CHve, according to his own expres sion, might have felt when he was under examination by a committee of the Brit ish Parliament on a charge of having acted in too high-handed a manner in India. "You remember that as Commander of the British forces in India Clive was ac cused of accepting for his own benefit presents from the native princes whom he had subdued, and of being.unkind in uis treatment ot some ct those nativa princes. Clive thought of the condition in which ho found British interests in India and the condition in which helef tnem. Be recalled the norrors of the hole of Calcutta and the fact that there was net a British force within 15,000 miles to avenge that atrocity. Moreover he remembered that the British had been deprived of nearly all the foothold thev had ever had in India and were on the point of being driven bag and baggage into the Indian Ocean when he organ ized, almost created, a small force wi'h which he turned the tide on the natives and established the British Empire in India. Then he remembered how com plete his victories were, what vast op portunitie3 he had for revenge, how thoroughly he had the barbarians in his power aud how little mercy the barba rians deserved. When he thought of the opportunities he had and ot how lit tlo advantage he took of them, of the temptations that beset him and of how li lie he yielded, his indignation at the paltry charges presented against him boiled orer and he could not help ex- OUlWAK IX CuiXT NEWS OF a rox .. WEST INIMes. NTlM: 31 r. Harm IPs Vr(iu Revolt AyninM True. Hon f Havana, March 12 -v ,., .. chics of Cuba have arisen against the present governing"-.: ?' ' and other to.ns are ready to gether m a general revolt. ( reu d isfastiou prevails. aUsj1- New York, March 12 -Tilm , outbreak in Cuba reaetied htre to aa It is said that the dissati.faeU L 7' sprcaJ and will not oalv S ! e' Iff but Matanzas, Cienfuio, ' thL c lTpam of the island u the office of J. p. Uvi Q At nnr it 'f .Vaid ad Com. it was said that received had an! referent toH break. Several c! ?,??Ct 1 tbe G that the time is ripeTbTt toy kVoiLKJ of any outbreak. Shinpin- .ii! more or less exeittd over the tt i5.v, Cn0, i ' '" "-purr. lv, uave considerable basis PEACE NOT VET ASSURED. The Fact That Vessels lVnr.. in . to Cruise in Hehrin- Sea Not IndhL tive of a Settlement. Washington, 1). c, March 12. -The vuiiui. juul to uu uiiiae uuiess it is made -"-""w iuc jueuiins' rn.,)(a. wiui a iew oi ouiaimns; natter securitv ioresnadowed in the rrrMn.i for the government." He had no doubt, tween thn Unifpd . he said, that there was in Coneress an . . iusn gov- - i triirnfiir. is nnr 1 r, t;.a ; : , rganizea corrupt .representation no: iUO imu-j 0 ireas only of the Pacific railroad-, but many ur? department officials, yet assured other cornorata interests that ahnnl.l l. Th rant thnt th.- r . ,4 VJ uv, loousUi I'v-'cuius to ves- unearthed. sals tn nico . General Palmer's views were next ask- prohibited during tho tndencv of ihl r :1 .j. muu uuuuus mis summer is pointed ort iu favor ot the aoolition ot the national as almost fatal to th.. r J! . wnt ninm utinn ? -- A ... 7, " v "uw OiaiUS "v v i , - , interests in mose waters. Advices re "Its, sir,1 replied the Gouoral. ceived at the Trpasnrv it. .- 'Yon WliVH that nil mrtT1Q c,nM K "'J " UJLUl . ..w uiuuw ouwuiu UJ I IjatJ li LUi)rri WnPK) line .,nr.h .1. , j ... . . i r "uctauuL tin i w j ..uuiu tBiu queries mis spring and sumniGr - J vwv- ts"' L;-tiU tYCi ociutc. Auey are now iittintr ernmentr -cuc at Victoria, B. C., forty vessels It68; SLr ,'cPlied General Palmer. which will infest the waters aVait the DumtumiuuiauiuuiH iu tue seansianas. At ban Francisco twenty interest and benefit of the people exclu- vessels are being made ready for sea sively ?" interrupted Mr. Ccckrell. . ready for the islands of St. Paul and Rt 'Unquestionably," replied the Gen- George. In the language of a govern! e- ment official: "When the pending con- i believe you favor a graded income troversy as to jurisdiction in the Behrin" tax ' asked Mr. Cockrell. Sea is settled there will be nothiniMo "I believe I said m a former conver- settle." That is -all the seals will have sauou, repueu tne general, "tnat in been destroyed. aujustmg tne revenue ot tms country an lucumo tax oiu oecomes a necessity in my judgment. It will be an income tax, however that should be so graded as not to reach the labor and substance of the people Mr. Cockrell then entered into a gene- CORNWALL ISOLATED. The Recent Heavy Snow Have Placed All England in a Round-up State. London, March 12. Cablegram. ral discussion of the condition of the England is bouud up in a severe frost, country from a farmer's standpoint, and which greatly hinders the work of clear- round hi3 views in a practical accord to ing from the railway tracks the enor mous masses of snow drifted upon them with those of General OLD SOLDIERS' RE-UNION. Those Who Survived the Battle of Ben tonsville to 3Iect Once More. Fayetteville, X. C, March 12. Special. A number of veterans from Cumberland, Robeson aud Bladen coun ties will meet here on the 18th instaut to go in a body to the re-union of the survivors of the battle of Bentonsville, which takes place at Smithfield on the 19th. A party from Robeson county will briug two old flags, and other relies of that memorable struggle. WHO WILL IT BE? Mr. Reed "that the House of claiming: "My God, gentlemen! I'm amazed at my own moderation." "Arwl rnn -.Till rn tnrn-af " added suggestively, Commons, as a result of that investiga tion, passed unanimously a resolution declaring that Lord Clive had rendered great and meritorious services to Eng land and to India." i"1' Havana are never wane u "um " . Thn voung women of I lav) ana a e )aadlady such quantity as may bs ; want- lho youufe tg or at pulio en j OVG8 all possibility of ian a dui lA anv. B or chaperon, as" the cirls snito of this xoru.- - eariv-of ten ?:iuna and a revenue stamp fl iu lovo aud mar .j- nere na- fnnt must bo stuck opposite at thirteen years . nni0Ds u'--:;:-fl re?ister. Officials fre- turo has a habit o "children! We ' eacu u - vilU from fifteen to thirty sc.cn alouo on v"" -- aiway3 accom- -. f " " r J Ktr in ??n,uibL"Vio would.say.B.it in tena government taxes Dirwu . ; nnnro sinmai ior OBI T the noteis uvo i- , - Ingalls and Morrow Both Thought to Want the Japan Mission. WashinotoNjD. C. Meh. 12. The names of ex-Congressman Morrow and ex-Senator Ingalls are mentioned in connection with a successor to minister Swft who died Tuesday at his post in Japan. The body of the minister will probably be brought back to this country in a man-of-war. WILDER, TIIE DESPERADO, SHOT DOWN. The Druid Mills in Ualtimore Sold. Baltimore, March 12 The Druid Mills property at Woodbury was sold to day for 333,000. The sale was one of the most important ever held here be cause it involved the future fate of one of the city's most widely known manu facturing concerns, the financial difh eulties of which a few months caused widespread regret and apprehension. The milts were bought for a syndicate of the creditors, whose names are not known. m Large Cotton Mills in South Carolina Burned. i Chableston, S. G., March 12. The Pacolet Cotton Mills, at Pacolet, S.' C. , were destroyed by an incendiary fire yes terday. The loss is $90,000. t f A Marshal's Posse Run Him Down and Shoot Him While Resisting Arrest. MiDDLESBoitouGH, Ivy, March 12. Last evening about 8 o'clock United States Deputy Marshal N. YV. Clapp, who has been on the trail of John Wilder, a noted desperado mountaineer, for several days, ran him down at Cumberland Gap. Wilder drew his revolver, but before he could use it, the Marshal's posse opened fire and Wilder went down, shot through the left breast, dying almost instantly. Wilder has long been known as a desper ate character, and was known to be sell ing illicit whiskey. Twenty-four Went Down. London, March, 12. Cablegram. The British ship Dryad, from Shields for Valparaiso has been wrecked off Start Point. All on board, 21 persons in all, were drowned, including some passen gers. Miss Clara Coudert Marries a Marquis. New York, March 12. Clara Coudert, daughter of the well known lawyer Chas. Coudert, was married to Marquis de Choiseul, in the fifth Avenue Cathedral to-day by Archbishop Corngan by spe cial dispensation. A civil ceremony was afterward performed by Judge Andrews. Insurgents Still Yictorions in Chili. Buenos AYnES."Ma'-eb 12. -Cablegram Further insurgent victories are reported in Chili. Uruguay has offered to mediate between the government and the insurgents. a large extent UlU.tii "One thing we admire about you, General," said Mr. Cockrell, "is that in this long fight you have not given your self awav, and have stood as the repre seutative of your party and have made no concessions or offers to trade or barter." "I do not mean to go to hell by way of the ben ate, Mr. Cockrell, said Gene ral Palmer, and the conference was at an end. Mr. Streeter's Opinion. The defeated Farmers' Mutual Benefit Association candidate, Mr. A. J. Streeter, suid: "The manifesto issued by Moore and Cockrell was very surprisinc: to me. I regard the course they have taken as meaning death to the Farmers Mutual Benefit Association. Hereafter it will be known far and wide as an auxiliary to the democratic party. In the future the organization will have no influence in the politics of this State and very lit tle influence in the politics of the country at large. By their action Moore and Ceekroil must bo held responsible for the length of this contest and for the enormous expense entailed on the people. during the recent violent storm. All efforts to reopen communication with Cornwall have Jailed and that coun try remains isolated from the rest of England. London, March 12. At Plymouth tho water mains are up to such an extent that a force of two hundred soldiers from the garrison has been sent to the assist ance of the water works' employees in clearing them. No water has passed through tho mains since Monday last, and the people are now suffering from a water famine. Throughout tho entiro country the loss in farm stock has lL'en enormous, and extreme suffering among tho farmers is inevitable. TO SAVE THEM FR03I ELECTRO CUTION. SNOW FORTY FEET DEEI. The Heavy Storms in the Southwest Blocking Trains and Covering Towns. Santa Fk, N. M., March 12.-All Denver mail due from Denver since Monday is again tied up in a snow block ade on the Denver and Rio Grande road between Antonite and Tres Piedras. For the past eight days another snow storm, accompanied by heavy winds, has prevailed through tne ban .Juan country. From Cbama word comes that eighteen miles of track is under snow from a depth cf five to forty feet. This is be ing cleared off" at the rate of a mile per day, so that no train can hope to go west of Chama short of April 1st. In tho meantime it ia feared that there will be great suffering among the people at Monroe, Amargo and other stations as far West as Durango and Silverton. uem (Jored to Death by a Bull. Haverhill, Mass,, March 12. Hon. John E. Carr, ex-member of tho New Hampshire L?gilature, was gored to death by a bull on bis tarm near nere Smiler and Slocumb's Counsel ManuMi- veiing to Save Them From theg Awful Death. New York, March 12. The counsel for Harris A. Smiler and James J. Slo- cum presented petitions to-day to the United States Court for writs of habeas corpus, with a view of saving their cli ents from being put to death by elec tricity during tho week beginning March 1G. Judsre Lacombe denied the applica tion for the writs, whereupon the law- to day. vers made art appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States, and Judge Is the Chilian President Murdered ? Lacomb j gave them until the 22d instant in which to obtain a hearing. London. March 12 Cablegram!. Smiler is the Salvation Army Lieuten- it is said that Hamburg merchants havo ant who murdered Alaggie Dramey, one private infornt10n that President Sal- ot nis tnree mistresses, on April .jru, 1S90. Slocum is the ex-baseball player, who killed his wife, Ellen, on December .31st, maceda, of Chili, h.s been murdered. Senator 1889. The judgment m both cases has been affirmed by the court of appeals of the State of New York. 'Ine appeal Hearst's Body People. A.rc'n? His San Francisco, Cab, March 12. Tbe snprnal train eonvevincr the remains of from Judge Lacombe's action in denying genatorUearst arrived from Washing the writ will operate as a stay to me to.dav. The funeral will take place execution. Sundav afternoon. Tremendous Opium Impositions. 12 Collec- Thc Ball Went Through his Ilraiu. Sax Fkanctsco, Marca vz iouec- i t baxklimus, sx. kj. jsecial.j joo tor of the port Phelps states that during J Yarboro, a little colored boy, was fool- i f fnr months 00.000 Dounds of inc with a pistol hero tnw morning wnen Drenared opinm has been legal'y imported it accidentally discharged the bill pass into this citv. This opium i valutd.at ing through bis brain and killing him f 1,800,000. 1 inaiauu. Raleigh in ;oing Forward. (WilHon Mirror). We congratulate Raleigh and the State Bill Nye's Wile at Skyland Springs. Asheville, N. C. March 12. -Mrs. E. W. Nye, wife of the famous Bill, with upon the fact that the permanent South her four children, arrived at Skyland era Exposition is to be located at the Springs to-day,where they will spend the little capital city of tbe fctate. Raleigh. Spring anu summer uiuuiuo. .i;o is erjr iunuuaie m iuu aa m luauj wui join mem ia a lew uaya. oiaer inmgs.