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THE NEWS WEDNESDAY, - - Dec. 2, 1891. ' ' ! " lUL II .1 - . . The Chronicle's Weather Eeport. Washington, Dec. 1. For North Carolina: warmer; fair Wednesday and Thursday; winds shifting to southerly. Local Happe nings. Saturday : "The Fast Mail." The snow is melting fast and mud is abundant. The payment of taxes is proceed ing quite rapidly. December; and the small boy be gins to.,. "feel Christmas in his bones." The sheriff of Halifax brought three convicts to the penitentiary yesterday. The cheap tickets to Wilming ton were on sale at the Richmond and Danville office yesterday. The internal revenue collections for this district, the Fourth, for the month amount to $92,111.46. S D Smith will soon open a toy store at 12(J Fayette ville street,part of McGee and Moseley's old stand. 'Oh, for a depot is the wail. But when the Union is finished no town in the State will have better ac commodations. To-day and after railroad tickets to the Exposition will be stamped at the immigration oilics in the agri cultural building. Governor Holt to-day granted Alfred Dawles, the Charlotte bur glar, sentenced to hang, a respite until December 18th. Telephone subscribers will please add C. E. Johnson's office, io. 47, and Klectric street railway power house, No. 82, to their lists. , Severkl of the side-shows that have been at the Exposition are at Wilmington gathering the nickles from "welcome week" visitors. County institutes will be held in Onslow December 8, and Jones De cember 14, by Prof. Molver, and in Halifax December 7, by Prof. Al derman. The G. C. & N. railway is com pleted to within five miles of At lanta. Fast through trains will be running from Norfolk to Atlanta by the first of February. Wo make our best bow to Mr. T. H. Bain, manager of the Wayne county exhibit, for the present of a beautiful horse-shoe, made of grains and ornamental grasses. W C Fields and B W Cannady, leading business men of Kinston, say that the crops in Lenoir county this year were very good. It was the lor price of cotton that hurt. The balloonatics who have soared in the air while gaping crowds look td on in wonder have folded their parachutes and gone. In the past two montli3 they have made over twenty successful ascensions. vA number of Methodist preachers passed through yesterday on their way home from Conference. The Conference seems to have been largely attended, and harmonious. Many changes were made in the principal stations. Mr. George II. Glass informs a Ciironiolb reporter that the artifi cial ground wire connections are now working in all stations. The annoyance caused by electric cars has ceased, as the phones are now almost entirely rid of the "hum." A Big Trip to the Mountains. Leaving Raleigh Sunday night, Col. A; B. Andrews took a small z party of prominent Northern edi tors up to Asheville in his private car. . They had a royal time, and are loud in their expressions of gratitude to Col. Andrews and their appreciation of the beauty and the possibilities of North Carolina. Col. Andrews has done the State a service in this elegant hospitality shown to influential visitors. IN OUR CAPITAL CITY. Life and Travels of St. Paul. Beginning this evening the Rev. Mr. Pitfenger will deliver in the Church of the Good Shepherd, on Wednesday evening?, :a series of lec tures on the life and travels of St. Paul. The subject will be illus trated with a map he has prepared for that purpose. These lectures, will doubtless be very interesting and instructive. An Important Meeting. Supt. of Public Instruction Finger is formulating a plan for holding a mass meeting of all public school workers from the highest to the lowest during the Christmas holidays, either here or at Charlotte, to discuss the public school system of the State and suggest remedies for its imperfections. It is probable that the project will be successful and the meeting may result in much good to the State. m m m Pleasant High Tea. Yesterday afternoon between the hours of 5 and 7, Misses Mabel Ha)e, Mildred Badger and Mrs. Minnie Bagley gave a high tea to their friends at the residence of Mrs. Richard Badger. It was comoli- mentary to Miss Lizzie Dortch, of loldsboro, and Miss lempie Ham ilton, of Baltimore. Miss Dortch was too ill to be present, and in her stead Mrs. Dr. Laird received with Miss Hamilton and the popular hosts. Between fifty and sixty la dies called and the occasion was one of rare pleasure. Misses Ja- nette Badger, Kate Badger, Maud Marshall, Mrs. A. W. Haywood and Mrs. Bruce Wright presided in the refreshment room. Supreme Court. Tenth district. Posey vs. Patton, argued by J F. Davidson for defendant appell ant. Willard vs. Farmer, dismissed for failure to print record. Miller vs Bumgardner, argued by G. V . Bower for defendant. Opinions were handed down in the following cases: Dewey vs Sugg, Pitt, no error. State vs Matties, IFilkes, appeal dismissed. Sneeden vs IIarris,New Hanover, error. Farthing vs Dark,Chatham,error. Orrender vs Chaffin and others, Davie, new trial; and affirmed as to defendant conartzor. Jester vs Davis, Yadkin, affirm ed. Cox vs Pruett, Alleghany, peti tion for certiorari denied. Blackburn vs Fair,, Stokes, no error. Railroad vs Town of Rcidsville, Rockingham, affirmed. Gore vs Lewis, Colurnbu3, affirm ed as stated in the opinion each party paying his own costs. McLean vs Bretce, Cumberland, error. State vs Avery, Burke, error. Jfalker vs Long, Iredell, error. U. S. Circuit Court. The United States circuit court is in session here, Judge Seymour presiding. The cases before the court are mostly for counterfeiting and illicit distilling. The cases completed yesterday were: United States vs. W. P. Alley. (3 cases); violation of internal rev enue laws; defendant nolo conten dere. Judgement to be drawn. United States vs. Dan Jones; il licit distilling. Not guilty. United States vs. John William son; passing counterfeit coin. Nol pros, with leave. United States vs. W. H. Cham pion; illicit distilling." Not guilty United States vs. W. J. Taylor illicit distilling. Not guilty. United States vs. Houston Trod den; failing to efface stamps. Nol pro3. The grand jury consists of: J. S Mangura, Wm. K. Phillips, W. R. Hooks, H. W. Carter, C. M. White W. R. Moore, Moses B. Farmer Henry Johnston, B. J. Hawkins Fred H. Thomas, G. R. Hodges Henry Blalard, D. W. Kelley, J. T Clifton, J. W. JFoodlief, George C Fitts, P. A. Sorrell, E. W. Bledsoe FOLKS WHO TRAVEL.. Hon. Thos. G. Skinner, of Per quimans, is here, and is as genial as ever. E. G. Davis, a prominent busi ness man of Henderson, was here yesterday. Dr. Nicholson, of Onslow, is here, having just come from the session of Conference. Messrs. M. N. Sawyer and L. F. Wright, sheriff and ex-sheriff of Camden coniity, are in the city. Mr. A. M. McPheeters, and Misses Mildred ami Fannie Mc Pheeters are on a visit to Atlanta. Mr. John T. Clifton, who has frequently represented 'Franklin county in the Legislature, is in the city. ' s Madison Hawkins, Esq., super visor of the census for this district, was in attendance upon the United States circuit court yesterday. Mr. C. A. Cook, United States district attorney, is here; he says people in Warren are complaining or the short crops and tight money. It is almost as bad as in 189, he states. Mr. W L Stanley, of Bradley's precinct, .Northampton county, is here attending bederal court to an swer a charge against him in regard to the election in that precinct, the charge being that he induced a judge of election not to act. Bishop Galloway spent four w hours in Raleigh yesterday return ing from Conference, as did Dr Crowell, Mr. W. H. Branson and many other Methodists. The Bishop said to a Ciikoniclb re porter that it was a very pleasan occasion. ur. item saut it was one of the pleasantest Conference be had ever attended. '"Circular No. 13." The Railroad Commission to-day issues the following circular, num bered 13: 1. "Whenever any passenger train on any railroad in the State shall be more than thirty minutes behind its schedule time, it shall be the duty of said railroad company to bulletin and to keep posted at any telegraph station along its line, and other stations, if possible, the time such train is behind its sched ule time, and as near as can be ap proximated, the time of its arrival. I. "Whenever there is any break or obstruction on any railroad in this State, thereby causing delay to any passenger train, it shall be the duty of said road to have the same bulletined at all stations, at and between the said nasspnwr train and the place so obstructed and it shall be the duty of the con ductor to notify the passengers in the cars before leaving the station and of the delay probably resulting. 1 he circular goes into effect im mediately. Death of Mr. Frank W. Olark. We regret sincerely to hear of the death of Mr. Frank W. Clark, general passenger agent of the Sea board Air-Line system of roads, which occurred at his residence in Norfolk, Va., Monday night. Ho was a native of Augusta, Ga., and his remains wilUbe interred there Thursday. Mr. Clark was a resi dent of Raleigh for some time as general passenger agent of the Ral eigh & Gaston, Raleigh & Augusta and Carolina Central railroads. When all these roads united their work more closely, Mr. Clark was promoted to general passenger agent of the system and moved with his family to Norfolk. But for years his health has been failing, and for more than a year he has been una ble to attend to any business. - Mr. Clark leaves a wife and two children, Misses Frankie and Ted die. He was a man of fine business capacity, and a gentleman of kindly feeling, generous impulses, warm hearted and faithful to his friends. Our warmest sympathies go out tb his family in their sore bereave ment., : , . , The Board of Agricnltur. This board meets here to-day. Already Messrs. A. Leaser, of Ire dell; W. R. Williams, of Pitt; S. L. Patterson, of Caldwell; J. F. Payne, of Robeson; W. E. Stevens, of Sampson, have arrived and the others are expected this morning. lnis is an important meeting; it closes the fiscal year of the depart ment. A Pew Facts About the Exposition. It opened Oct. 1st., but was not really in position before Oct. 12th. and it closed on Saturday, Itfov. 28th. In that time more than one hundred thousand people were in attendance. Fifteen thousand was the highest limit in any one day. Of the visitors, more than 250 were Northern editors, many of whom have written in words of praise of nnnXl!i aiU v ??Uth ?f . v mem visitors maae themselves known at Mr Ptr'J themselves known at Mr. Patrick's office, and of C.Olirfip. thprA wpr many who did not make themselves known. The Exposition turned out well, and was a great financial suc cess considering the tight times in money matters this Fall. Haleierh Preaohfirs at. flfvnfflrAmo I O ww.w wuwu. The Greenville Reflector, which issued a vervsnriubt1vn;,Q. 1 j . 1 J . "iCDk- ill!? dallv OUrinfr the RHRsinn nf nr.r.- ference, published a cut of Dr. Nash and gave a sketch of his life. Referring to his appointment, the Reflector says : nen tne appointments ot the iiiuwo vcic uiau oui ana ur. oai was assigned to Jbitih Street Church, V llmmgton, a church that is said to be greatly in debt Col. Harry Skinner said to him: They have given you the laboring oar again. Put me down for $100 to pay that debt. You fehall not IH under if I can help it.' Colonel Skinner is not a Methodist, but a great friend of Dr. Nash." Of Dr. Cordon's sermon the Re jl 'ctor said : "Ihe sermon by Rev. Dr. J. H. Cordon on Saturday afternoon was thoroughly enjoyed by the large congregation that worshipped at the .Methodist church at that honr. It was a sermon of much beauty and i tenderness. Dr. Cordon is one of the most delightful snirits in Conference. He is exceedingly a a m V beloved by his brethren and is a ;reat favorite wherever he is known. He has a noble face and is decided ly one of the handsomest men in the Conference." Died. .... . , - . At the residence of his parents, 112 Fayetteville street in this ritv JL ievme. sireei, in I nis city, juotciuajr uiuruiug ai o:40 o clocK nf heart, diaoaau T?-iK Ti ,.c Mr. and Mrs. Fr A ;J the 7th year of his asre. . (riOVH, 1U The death of this little boy is one of peculiar sadness. Although the disease with which he was afflicted was of such a character as almost to forbid hope, the intelligence and beautilul simplicity of the child attached him to the hearts of those with whom he came in contact, and, it is not ,o be wondered at that the nttie sunerer's recovery was made tlip snbipt of Mrnpt n0oia u i) 1 r l tt appeals to the ituler ot the Universe that he might b8 preserved for future usefulness. nui n was to be otherwise and there is nothing left but for the stricken household to submit in meekness to th will I of God. Let them remember tl.a xxrAa c i the words ot the great prophet of old, when a similar affliction befell him. Fmm tl r,i j,...,. r . . ... rilwullu uepius 01 his soul, he said, "It is well with the child." And so it is, but we ii-p i i , re uman ana it is hard for us to think so. As an illustration of the precocity f nu.i i r . J jl miic uuucfi, u may oe mention ed that when intormedhe was to die ne said with complete composure, "It. is. better for me, if I must die. man to sutler as 1 do." To the afflicted parents wr nfli our most heartfelt sympathy in their saa uour ot aitliction. Let them 11 A iuok to mm who ."tempers uie winu to tne shorn lamb" for that consolation which earth cannot afford. "It is well with the child." The funeral will be held thL af-j ternoon at 3 o'clock from the First SpecialNotices. j sptti Have You Asthma? Dr. R. Schiffman, St. paui Minn., will mail a trial package of Sciiifpmann':) Asthma Cm if five to any sufferer. He advnists by giving it away. Never fiU to give instant relief in worst cases and cures where others fail. Name State Chronicle and send your address for a free trial packW decl-3m ' Merit compels approval, henc- the enormous sale of our Boston chins They are fresh and crisp and yon are jure to like them. 20 cts. per ponud. Try them. r "Royster." Notice to City Taxpayers. The citV t&X lUfc fnr 101 U l. . PlaCed in hands collection. I win be in my offi f tfa luai PurPse every aay from 9 a. ra. to 5 n m All taxes not paid by December 1st are subject to a penalty of 1 per cent. ou the nrst day of each month there after, until paid. C. B. Root, nov29tf City Tax Collector. Tn selent? ..... fivckut 1 (Ji n IrtLiy rieDd frequently troubled to ,Y Just. what is appropriate. A nanasome box of candy suits all de- C jr J uc "Uoyster." - ' Terms will be liberal at Rocky Mount land sale December 3d. For particulars address G. S. Sartin Kocky Mount, N. C. nov26tf A. E. Tate, general ajyent for North Carolina for the Provident Fund (accident) Society, of New York, desires the services of a few good, live men to act as local and special agents. His address is Hi di Point, N. C. No town in Eastern North Carolina is growing more rapidly than Rocky Mount. On December 3d the Rocky Mount West End Land and Improve ment Company will have a big sale and bargains can be had. nv26tf Under this head, parties can insert snort advertisements statinir iheir wants at the rate of tn runts n Hn This is a very low price, when it is re V , mav mo UtWJILlK litis the largest circulation of any daily paper. in Nrtn Carolina and that it goes into every section of the State In iiiemoerea uiai tne UHROMCLK has sending, count six Address CHRONICLE PlB. Co., Raleigh, X. C. T WILL SELL YOUR HOTJE, farm, 1. or any other real e state nr fnrteif $125. Send stamD for real v. ALFttD nclLRS. Rel tfi-tjirp 446 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, N T. oct3-ly WAITED. pe'M 0 1 Sth'e" T . . ... x Q0ilars to Aifrei Cois for a hex or warTOfe lounge, and allowerl hirn to send people wh, answered his adver- Hsement to see her lounge for which he ffiZ your district, send for terms to ALFRED COLES, 476 Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. " flTsT WATTi:D:tin I At 1. , T i" enirai u esrern ann boutrj- extern North Carolina to represent the WasQmgton Lipe Insurance Compnn P.f 'ork. There is mony hi so lieiriDg for ns, whether vou devote nil r Pirt of your lime to the work. The ashington first-cla s olMie company Has done bn-iness scp- f ul,y for ver thirty years, and has a oews uo. iiiu,o'ju,oti a. anress. SAMUEL L. ADA MS. Srp.p.ial f)i;f rirt. An-pnt Lock Box 51. Durham, a. C Highest of all in Leavening Power Norlh Fur ton: Ia Qttii!;tT 'T-. , Tom .00 r... . ' Extra 0-v . . to, 4 PUMPKi 3 lb csr4 Tbeee prices haU.. coatiLsaace of OKOCEE? Bakers and Cardy LARRABD Delici'ii- PI- n. ..t'.'r! Elit? 5 o'c o k Tr i i ivi-rj-.-.i Ch-es5 risin.t. ( r '.Vatt!-T:;r. a -iZt I Jems' Home-Vs.t'J Manufactnrtrs P'C'j'm Ladies tan Our txhibit of l nn i.verffanne? tnin. the very 1 liw.rlnimfjrtfci' t InthMilj blues. chefkMJ tli llulit M ) inn .visMiKMir; lor iiii Ualf-i'riu' G e liavc W . :.,ti.r iVA are half v- At S At 7..VS CURES r'A Latest mi I) Ull .baptist church.