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only paper published in the State that has a Special Leased Wire. The State Chronicle ta3 ie Largest Circulation of any Daily Paper published in North Carolina. WW Equal and Exact JustiGe to All Men, ot Whatever State or Persuasion, ReliQious or Political-- rhos. Jelferson. Vol. IX. No. 128. RALEIGH, N. C, TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 1891. PRICE: 5 CENTS. III I it ill 111 111 Ml DEATH OF A USEFUL CITIZEN. er his Mr. lnonias Vx. worm m'X TTT il Died Yesterday Most Unexpectedly. i nprnirT life CLOSED. 1 jilivn-- General Regret Expressed Every where by a Host of Friends. "Tom WoRin is dead!" That was the greeting that met our citizens yesterday morning as they came down the street. Mr. 11. W. Jackson had received a tel egram from Greensboro stating that Mr. T. C. Worth, ot Greens- boro, had died at 3 a. m., Monday, oi pneumonia, uiiuuuuucuiciii. r i ;ii 1 - .1 l j here, and the news came a stunning surprise to his friends. Only two weeks ago Mr. ITUKiii naa 111 ivaicigu gree incr his friends, and on last Monday he was at Bingham's to at tend the funeral of his nephew, Mr. Wm. Bingham. The suddenness ol this death makes it all the more terrible to ills uiciiua. i.uu. i ukiu uvcu iu llaleijrh a number of years and brought his wife here a bride, was generally beloved, and He his warm heart and generous nature made him friends wherever he was known. He will be buried at the Worth burying ground wc "u';uio oluu,m in Asheboro to-day, Tuesday. Mr. II. W. Jackson and Mrs. E. E. Moflitt, of Raleigh, will be present at the funeral. ihe chronicle s warmest sym pathy goes out to the widow and the orphans and the aged father whose oss is irreparable. Greensboro .-. loses one of its best citizens one who was doing much for its devel- opment and advancement. SKETCfl OF MR. WORTH. Thomas C. Worth was born in Randolph county, North Carolina, in 1854, and is a son of Ex-State Treasurer John M. and Sarah Dicks Worth. His father is a well known and talented financier and manufac turer. He especially distinguished himself as State Treasurer. By his eminently wise and economic ad ministration of the responsible of fice he soon placed the finances of the State on a solid foundation. His adjustment of financies generally, and the State debt in particular, won for him a reputation as a saga cious financier which entitles him to honorable historic mention in the annals of the Old North State. Thomas C. Worth was educated at the Bingham School, and gradua- eu in law in 1879. He was admitted to the bar ln 1880. and conducted an active practice for two years and then accented a position with the Uandleman Manufacturing Com- Pany, wlnre he remained one year. then built the Worthville Cot Mills at Worthville, which he quipped with 5,000 spindles and lw looms, employing about 175 operatives. Since the completion o1' this factory he has had the Tntli...1 . a e "u,u supervision and manage ment of its affairs. In 1876 he taUished and edited th Randolph r'ulator, a weekly Democratic spa per, published at Asheboro - and the first weekly news I'ap'-T ever published in Randolph '-"unty. perhaps there were, few "flypapers in the State more successfully conducted than the Reg ulator during the two years of Mr. Worth's management. After two years of service in journaliam, Mr. VVorth accepted the position of tell under the able administration of father as State Treasurer, which position he ablv filled for rtc vpnrs. Mr. Worth inherited many of 1 ' J It. the commendable characteristics of his father, and earlv dis- ' ; J tinguished himself as a wise and prudent business man. He was married in October, 1878, to Miss Allie, daughter of George C. Hannah, of Charlotte county, Vir- ginia. 10 mis union nave been born five children, viz : John M.. Thomas U., George C., Hal M., and Alma. Mr. Worth was and Alma. Mr. Worthy was a prominent member of the Masonic fraternity, a member of the Pres byterian Church, and has. been actively interested in every good work. Mr. fForth was a successful and enterprising business man. He had ' (JUOIUCOS lXlilll. 1 IT 1171,11 1 "nerve." He knew when to invest and where, and he is credited with Wl - mnAa 0 , n m 4t, i0 rm - ' He wag Verv liberal to the church and 0 charitable obieets Hp he- Hgionj and wag a friend of ev x. re- ists and others whom he believed to be doing good. We could give in stances showinff the nobilitv of his nature and the goodness of his jiearj FIRE IN CHICAGO. It Spreads From Buildin; to Muild in? and Destroys Much Property. By United Press. vjhicago, ill., July 3. ihe lm- mens0- apartment store ot oiegei, Cooper & Co., a seven-story build ing covering a quarter of a block at the corner of State and Adams streets, was entirely destroyed by fire this morning. The loss on nre tnis morning. Ihe loss on st0ck and building will reach $800,- 000. The flames communicated to the "Leader," another apartment store on the opposite side of the street and did damage there to the extent of $100,000. J. H. Walker & Co.'s dry goods store adjoining was damaged $30,000, and the Em erich Furniture Company sustained loss of $75,000. Various other small losses aggregate $50,000. The fire originated in the engine room in the basement, but in what manner is not known. When the fire was discovered there were only 25 people in the building, mostly floor-walkers and male employees. Had the fire broken out a half hour later all the employees of the store, numbering a thousand men women and children, would have been on duty and a serious panic would have occurred. Several employees were seriously injured while endeav oring to escape from the building. A CORRECTION. The Manager rf the Southern Loan and Investment Company Makes a Statement. ; By te United Press. Boston,' August 3. In view ot recent newspaper statements to the effect that the Southern Loan and Investment Company had been no tified by the Commissioner of For eign Mortgage Corporations that it must immediately cease to do busi ness in this State, General Manager Winter, of Richmond, Va., has written a letter to Commissioner McPherson announcing that the company ceased to do business in this State last March, and that the company was unaware that a for mal notice of withdrawal was neces sarv. The Manager wishes to dis- tinctly deny the report that the company ha3 been forced to leave the State, and also declares that his comrany has no connection whatever with the New England i Co-operative Land Company, with I which its name has been associated. NEW CONSTITUTION A 0 KENTUCKY 1 IS iaoptea DV a V OUr- - a -1 , -1 -1 t- Fifths Vote Despite of Corporations. DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY 20,000. mPeoMs partv yote was Small -jpie arty vote was zmau Drawn Mostly From the Repub lican Ranks. By The United Press. Louisville, Ky., August 3 To - day's was the last election by a ' J ' O i viva voce vote that will ever be held in Kentucky. The new constitution, despite its powerful opposition of railroads, DanKS ana corporations generally, was carried bv an overwhelminor ma ontv and the last state consti- tution that still recognized slavery is a thing of the past. The new constitution will tax rays, banks and stock compa- nies, proviue lor a secret uaiiot sys tern and municipal government re forms and also carries an anti-lottery i i i in . j. i j uiause wmcu win wipe out xne uoz- I I A. A. . A. M I . - I en luiierj cutii iers now ueuig uper- ated with semi-daily drawings at Covington and Louisville in the in- terests of "Policy games through- - out the United States. Reports from the cities and towns throughout the State indicate that the Democratic ticket has about the usual majority probably 2U,UUU. Indications are that the Alliance muiuaiiuns are mai iue Ainauce or People's party vote is very small. The greater part of the Alliance vote seems to have been drawn from the Republican party. The vote for and against the new constitution was without partisan significance. Later returns indi cate that the vote for the new con- stitution is fully five times as great J t3 or as against. The Grand Jury Defers Action. By the United Press. New York, August 3. The Grand Jury to-day deferred action on the matter of indicting the news papers that published accounts of the quadruple electrocution at Sing Sing. Assistant District Attorney Lindsay declared that he had not all the indictments drawn up yet. To-morrow, however, charges will be laid against the Tribune, Morn ing Journal, World, Sun, Preas, Times and Recorder. It is thought that the afternoon papers will es cape indictment. Still Celebrating Swiss Liberty. By Cable Berne, Switz., Aug. 3 The people of Switzerland continued the celebration of the sixth hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the confederation yesterday. In most instances the observances of the day took the form of mountain and boating parties. In the churches patriotic references were made by both Catholic and Protestant clergymen. President Welti and the members of the Federal Council devoted the dav to recovering from the fatigue incident to the official receptions and reviews at Berne on Saturday. Terrible blood poison, body cov ered with sores, and two bottles of P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Potassium) cured the disease, making the patient lively as a ten- ytar-old. DAY'S EVENTS ON DIAMOND AMD' TURF. Giants Put in Rusie and Win Back the Sec ond Place. BOSTON GETS SHUTOUT And Brooklyn Goes on Its Way Up r the Ladder. Baltimore and St. Louis Win. Turf News. By the United Press New York, July 3 Amos Ru- sie pitched tor New Yorks this at- - - - - .... I "Jiuuun, out Amos aia not win tne Same tor the home team. Sundry fitting Giants jumped on to a gen tleman named George Shearon, who iWA a am m uiauiwu, near -tidred, ra., who was in the D0X I0r ine uumpnngs. ihe jumping was done in the ninth inning, when the score stood 4 to 3 aerainst the New Yorks and the Bleachers were i i faced Shearon in the inning six of in inp i tk sr. aernmoa h. oron -m an whom got around the bases, four of the runs being earned. Shearon rpmnrlraKltr woll iinfil fVio ninTi vT I TC7 ViT 7 " . ' Wliril KlJ'rilUI.II Wlllllll llVM 1 r 1 V f- 1 1 riiu I -n . . . team a victory, icusie was not as steaay ; as usual. ie seldom is when facing the Clevelands: New .York. 9, Cleveland 4. Batteries, Husie and Buckley ; Shearon and Zimmer. Umpires, Powers and Battin. At Philadelphia : Philadelphia 7, Chicago 5. Batteries, Thornton e -j- and Clements ; Hutchison and Kit tredge. Umpire, Hurst. At Boston : Boston 0, Cincinnati 7. Batteries, Nichols and Ganzell; Rhines and Keenan. Umpire, Mc Quade. At Brooklyn : Brooklyn 4, Pitts burg 1. Batteries, Terry and Kins- lowi Baldwin and Mack. Umpires, I t Try 1 1 T .. - 1 1 1 T von uaiy, oi urooKiyn, ana mer ger, of Pittsburg. American Association. At Columbus : Columbus 5, Baltimore 7. Batteries Knell and Donahue ; Madden and Robinson. Umpire. Davis. At St. Louis : St. Louis 8, Boston 3. Batteries McGill and Boyle ; Griffith and Murphy. Um- pire, Davis. At Louisville : Athletic 0, Louisville 6. Batteries Chamber lain ond Milligan ; Stratton and Cahill. Umpire, Kerin. At Cincinnati : Washington game postponed ; wet grounds. ROXBORO DEFEATS - LYNCHBURG. By The United Press. Lynchburg, Va., August 3. The game of baseball played here to-day between the Lyhchburgs and a team from Roxboro, N. C, the Roxboro team won the game by a score of 19 to 8. FLYERS OF THE TURF. Result of Races at Brighton Beach, Saratoga and Gloucester. Brighton Beach, L, I., August 3. The results of to-days races are as follows: First race. 5 lurlongs : Dixie first. Amazon second, Nettie third. Time 1:04. Second race, 5 furlongs : Fidelio first, , Refrain second, Clotho third. Time 1:34. Third race, 7 furlongs : Queen of Trumps first, Zed second, Raleigh third. Time 1:29 J. Fourth race, 6 J furlongs : Meri den first, Seymour second, Virgie I third. Time 1:24. Fifth race, match race, miles. Kingston one, Tulla Blackburn, second. Time 1:55. Sixth race, 5 furlongs; Arnica first, Refraction " second, Airlight third. Time 1:02. Seventh race, 9 furlongs; Kate Qark first, Harry Ireland second, Retrieve third. Time l:58h GLOUCESTER.- Gloucester, N. J., August 3 To-day's races resulted as follows : First race, 7 furlongs: Little Addie first, Carnot second, Hewet third. . Time 1.36. Second race, 4 furlongs : Nellie James first, Belshazzar second, Ida West third. Time 1.02. Third race, six furlongs : Fan nie Lewis first, Paola second, Count- me-in third. Time 1.234. Fourth race, 4 furlongs : Vance first, Bonnie Lass second, Thad Roe third. Time 59. Fifth race, 84 furlongs: Radi ant first, Eatontown second, Rose berry third. Time 1.56 j. ' Sixth race, of turlongs : Arizona first, William Henry second, Avery third. Time 1.254. SARATOGA. Saratoga, N. Y., Aug. 3. There was a gocd attendance at the condition. races to-day, and the track was in First race for Maiden 3 One mile- yeari -Gold old and upwards. Slar Ahire ,LasA se5ond' vlciroy l,mra Time 1:46. Second race, 5 furlongs Dr. Hasbrouck first, Little Wench, Bowling third. second, Princess Time 1:02. Third race,one mile and eighth India-Rubber first, Red Fellow second, Saunterer third. Time 1:57. Fourth race, owners' handicap, 6 furlongs Ocypete first, Forerun ner second, J4.itty van tmrd Time 1:15. Fifth race, for beaten two year olds at Saratoga, 5 furlongs Charade first, Temple second, Prince of Darkness. Time 1:10J. FORTUNATE WAYNESVILLE. The Southern Assembly ot W. C. T. U. Will Have its Permanent Meeting Place There. (Special to State Chronicle.) Asheville, Aug. 3 The South- era Assembly oi tne woman s w Christian Temperance Union has accepted the gift of the citizens of Waynesville, N. C, of $3,000 and five acres of land, and hereafter that site will be its annual meeting eniently near, however, overpow rJap WavTiPavi'llA U tliP ritfpfl ered him and put an end to the town ot Haywood county. It is twenty-one miles west of Asheville; is an attractive place of 2,000 in habitants and commands beauti ful mountain views. Arrange ments have already been perfected for the erection of the pavilion CYCLONE IN INDIAN TORY. TERRI- It Tears Up Stores and Residences and Kills Elany Ammaisi (By the United Prsea ) ' Checotah, I. T.. August 3. A cyclone struck the town on Satur- day night soon after 11 o'clock, do- ing many thousands of dollars dam age to growing crops ana aesiroy ing several, buildings. The drug buildings. The drug store of C. G. Moore is a total loss, as are also the new three-story co ton gin of Lafayette & Bro., the residence of Peter Frazer, and the blacksmith and wagon shop of H. R. Collins. . The large general store of Lafayette Bros, had the roof damaged. Several animals were killed, but as far as known no persons were seriously injured. Rheumatism was so bad that James Irvin, of Savannah, could hardly walk from pain in his shoul der and joints of his legs. P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Po tassium) was resorted to and Irvin is well and happy COWHIDES FLYING III SOUTH CAROLINA, Editor Gonzales, of the State, Chastises a News and Courier Man. A TEMPERANCE EDITOR GETS IT, While Covered By a Pistol, and Tlien Tries to Shoot Hie Fellow That Coichided Him. (By the United Press.) COWHIDES AND BULLETS IN IT. Columbia., S. C, August 3 A special to the State from Ches ter, S. C, says: For some time past there has been bad blood be tween Mr. E. Brooks Sligh, a re cent convert to the. Republican par ty, and Mr. Robert Jaggers, editor of a temperance newspaper here. i .4. L To-day Sligh met Jaggers, who was unarmed, and while holding a pis tol over him, administered a cow hiding. Jaggers armed himself and hunting up Sligh, shot him three times, painfully but not fatally. The chief of police then appeared on the scene, and, thinking Jaggers' fusil ade was intended for him, fired five shots at Jaggers, neither of which took effect. Columbia, S. C, August 3. A difficulty occurred here this after noon between N. G. Gonzales, edi tor of The State, and M. F. Tighe, the Columbia correspondent of the Charleston News and Courier. The trouble grew out of a scurrilous pub- lication by Tighe reflecting upon the political course of "The State." This morning's edition of The State contained a scathing denunciation of correspondent Tighe, who in response sent an insulting letter to Gonzales. Gonzales procured a cowhide, proceeded to Tighe's office and commenced to cowhide him. The Sheriff, the Mayor and the Chief of Police, who were ccn- castigation. All is quiet WINSTON TO TACKLE to-night. WASH- INGTON. Too Strong for Charleston, and Manager Baity Wants a Game in Raleigh. (Special to State Chronicle.) Winston, N. O., Aug. 3, The Washington City Baseball team will cross bats with the Blue Slug gers here four days this week, com mencing Wednesday. Arrangements are also being made for a series of games here next week with the Columbia Athletics, - lf Washington, if the nrst.named - , fi nr' t: u i .uj.ti.iiii l:ci ajui i y uupca ivi iua&.c arrangements to play the visitors in Raleigh next week if that city can offer sufficient inducements. The Charleston Club, which agreed to play here this week, tele graphs that Winston is too strong for them, hence they cannot come. Commuted his hentence. By The United Tresa. Cape May, X. J., Aug. 3 The President to-day commuted the sentence of irhi. A. Lewis, of Northern Texas, sentenced to im prisonment for life for robbing the j mails, to seven years and six J months.