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AROUND THE TWIN CITY.
CURRENT fOCAI KVKXT8 OK
TIIK HAY BRIKFIV TOLD.
Bits of K;cts andOosalp fitUhered by
The Sentinel's Representatives
Social auil Cieneral News
What is Going on Here.
A ""rr-p'ir!1tnt a. D.iis? wri'
us there r xvr-n candidates for pot
master at that place.
The love-feast of the Moravian
Ynuoii Men' Mi-sioo irv Society will
be held at l.tae Hume Church next Fri
day nilit.
For-ivlh ha? a citizen only 30
ye!ir old. who has heen married i.hree
times His tirsL in trriage was cele
brated five years ago.
State Senator Shore, of Ya'ikin,
procured a pag-shir for his nephew,
Ned Shore, of Kerof r-ville. The
latter has entered upin-his duties
Prof. Messer, of the Salem Graded
School, says t here are 165 pupils en
rolled in that inst itut ion. Ttvs is the
largest number in the history of thf
School.
The marriage of Mrs Ella Oihurn
and Mr. C. L Holland was celebrated
at 2:30 o'clock Monday evening at the
home of the tiride. near Bethania sta
tion, lit; v. Dr. Brown, or this city,
officiated.
There appears to be little opposi
tion to the new court house. Many
of our "country friends," who objected
to its coLStruction a few months ago,
are now proud of it and praise its
beauty and conveniences.
Mr. Jf.bn Zeverly, clerk in Regis
ter of Dwds Miller's office, walks home
every night, a distance of five miles.
He leaves home at 6 o'clock in the
morning and arrives here at 7:30 He
leaves the Register's office between 5
and 6 p. m.
MR. JOSES A PUZZLE.
Elected to Represent Alleghany as
a Democrat.
Mr. J F Jones, who represents Al
leghany county in the Legislature,
appears to be a "puzzle" to both Dem
ocrats and Republicans at Raleigh.
Mr. Jones is well known here, having
conducted a meat stall in the market
last year.
Mr. Jones' history as a member is a
queer one. He and another man ran
as independent candidates. Jones
ran as a straight Democrat, but was
elected by Republican votes He has
attended only one Democratic caucus
He was invited to it. He never voted
for Speaker of the house. He said to
a Democratic member that he was
unpledged as to Senator. He also
said he had no earthly use for a Popu
list, and would never vote for Cy
Thompson. Democrats said be would
either vote for Pritchard or else not
vote at all.
Meeting of Grand Lodge of Masons.
At the session of the grand lodge of
Masons in Raleigh last week Grand
Master Moye presided The atten
dance was very large, completely
filling the large hall. Out of 300
lodges, 220 were represented. Reports
of Grand Treasurer William Simpson
and Grand Secretary John C. Drew
ery and of Treasurer G. Rosenthal, of
the Oxford Orphan asylum, were
read. Grand Master Jacob Barron,
of South Carolina, was introduced by
Mr. Moye and given a hearty welcome.
He made a ringing speech.
The second day the Grand Lodge
beard the annual address by Grand
Orator Charles B. Aycock. Charters
were issued to eight new lodges, one
at Trap Hill, Wilkes county. The
committee on orphan asylum reported
appropriating $3,500 for its support
this year. The committee stated
that $10,000 ( ffered by B. N. Duke, on
condition that the Masons raise a
like sum, had been paid. Election of
officers was held last night. Walter
E. Moore, of Jackson, was elected
grand master; R. J. Noble, deputy
grand master; William Simpson,
grand treasurer;grand secretary, John 1
O. Drewery.
Death of Rev. Dr. Huske.
Rev. Joseph Caldwell Huske, D D ,
died last Thursday night at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. James Pearce,
three miles from Fayetteville. De
ceased was in his 75th year. For 36
years he was rector of St. John's
church, Fayetteville. Increasing in
firmities caused him to give up the
charge of St. John's ten years ago, and
since then he has been rector emeri
tus. Not content with an honorary
title and well earned rest for his old
age, Dr. Huske has been doing active
missionary work in and near Fayette
ville during thi9 whole yeriod. Ouly
last spriog a beautiful little church,
the outgrowth of his missionary eu
tbusiasm, was consecrated by the
Bishop of the Diocese.
Dr. Huske was an uncle of Mr.
Thomas Huske and Mrs. E E. Gray,
of Winston.
Proposal to Pay 20 Per Cent.
An effort to settle with creditors of
H.tR. Scott and F. H. Fries, the new
receiver? of the A. H. Motley Compa
ny, Reidsville, bad a meeting several
days ago with attorneys representing
about $150 000 nut of a total indebted
ness of $210,000. A proposal was made
by R. R. King, representing Hern
eheim Bros. & Co (Limited), who are
creditors, and also stockholders in the
concern to the extent of $20,000, for a
settlement on the basis of 20 cents
cash or to pay a sum for the entire as
sets equal to 20 per cent, net this
proposition to cover all notes to which
the company is a party, including ac
commodation paper.
A Brakeman's Sudden Death.
H. A. Beaver, a brakeman on the
Southern road, met with a sad and
sudden death near the coal chute, this
side of Greensboro, Saturday after'
noon. None of the train crew knew
at first how he came to his death. The
first they knew of it was when be was
found crushed almost to a pulp
Afterwards it was learned from a man
who was near the railroad tracKS at
the time that Beaver fell between the
cars while passing from one to the
other, this man seeing him as he fell.
His head and breast were mashed to
pieces; the poor fellow probably never
knew what killed him.
A Dividend Declared.
- The directors of the North Caro
lina Railroad met lo Greensboro Fri
day and odeclaredi a dividend of 6
per cent. payable semi-annually
3i on the loth of February and 3
on tbe 10th of August. In addition
to this tbe Southern railway pays all
the taxes, which this year aggregate
about $30,000. Stockholders say they
desire to know what other corpora
tion pays such large net dividends.
The Revenue Collectorsblp.
The Statesville Landmark learns
that petitions in favor of ex-Collector
W. W. Rollins for collector of this
district will soon be circulated in that
county. Major Rollins was collector
of this district daring tbe latter part
of Harrison's administration. lie is
now a member of the State Senate.
Bocklen'a Arnica Salve. '
The best salve in the world for cots, bruis
ea, sores, ulcers salt rheum, fever, sores, tet
ter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and
all skin eruptions, and positively cores piles
or no pay required. ..It is guaranteed to give
perfect satisiaction or money refunded.
Vrice 25c per box, For sale by V O Thomp
son. . -.
Scene
VOTE FOR SENATOR.
PRITCHARD CARRIES HOUSE
BUT LOSES SENATE.
Result of the First Ballot Demo
crats Voted for Doughton and
Some of Populists for Thompson.
Joint Ballot Tomorrow.
Special to the Sentinel.
Raleigh, N. C, Jan. 19 At noon
today both nouses of the Legislature
voted separately for United States
Senator.
The first and only ballot taken re
sulted as follows :
In the House Pritchard, 63; Dr.
Cy. Thompson, 24; Ex Lieutenant Gov
ernor R A. Doughton, 27. This
gives Senator Pritchard 11 majority.
In the Senate Pritchard, 24;
Thompson, 17; Doughton, 8
Pritchard lost the Senate nomina
tion by one vote.
The two Houses will take a joint
ballot tomorrow.
Pritchard's re-election is now as
sured. FIFTEKX VICTIMS.
A Harrowing Holocaust in a Texas
Orphan Home.
Dallas, Texas, Jan. 16. Fifteen
little girls and boys are dead as a re
sult of last night's fire at the Buckner
Orphan Home and nine others are
seriously burned and crushed. Three
of the injured, it is thought, cannot
recover. The fullness of the holocaust
was not discovered and fully realized
until today. The fire, which com
menced about 10 o'clock Friday night
and raged until the boys' dormitory
was destroyed, did cot cool enough for
search for bodies in the ashes until
early this morning. At that time it
was thought that only five children
had been burned to death. When tbe
ashes had cooled enough to admit of a
search, scores of sympathizing friends
and neighbors began the sad task of
finding the bodies of the five whom it
was known had perished. The search
had hardly been instituted when the
terrible truth that there were more
than five bodies in the ashes appeared.
The search continued until dawn,
when fifteen bodies had been found.
31ILITARY OPERATIONS IN CUBA.
Troops Continuing Their Skirmishing
Tactics in the Province.
Havana, Jan. 16. A summary of
military operations of the last twenty-four
hours, according to official re
ports issued today, shows that the
troops are continuing their skirmish
ing tactics in tbe province of Pinar
del Rio, Havana, Matanzas and Santa
Clara. The aggregate losses of the
rebels ean not be ascertained, but
they left fifty-two of their dead on
tbe several fields of battle. The total
losses of the troops were two officers
and fifteen privates wounded. Gover
nor Weyler bas ordered tbe beginning
of grinding in tbe Pinar del Rio pro
vince and is organizing forces for the
protection of the men engaged in the
work, to be paid by the owners
of the estate, abolishing the
system of payment by the State. The
gathering of the crop for grinding, ac
cording to the order, will begin within
eight days. The scope of the order
will, later, be extended to include the
provinces of Havana and Matanzas
and in the near future the order will
be put into effect in tbe province of
Santa Clara.
Steel Roadways.
Martin Dodge, the Ohio State road
commissioner, is an enthusiast on tbe
subject of steel roadways. He esti
mates that a double-track road, the
tracks laid sixteen feet apart and
the space between between the rails
of each track filled in broken stones,
macadam size, would cost much less
than a good macadam road and tbe
cost of a count ry one-track road about
half as much as tbe double track. He
says that such a rqad would last much
longer than a stone road, and that
one horse will draw on a steel track
twenty times as much as on a dirt
road and five times as much as on
macadam. .
That Tobacco Convention.
Ocala, Fla , Jan. 13 The second
day's session of the Tobacco Growers'
and Dealers' convention was occupied
with the leading of papers on the cul
tivation of tbe weed, generally in re
lation to. tbe advantages or Florida
soil and climate.' Professor Milton
Whitney of tbe agricultural depart
ment, made a lengthy address, com
Darin? tbe soils of tbe different States
and their adaptability to different
grades or tobacco. J K. Medero, a
Cuban tobacco planter, spoke of his
success in the State and said that the
crop o.uld be grown and marketed
here cheaper that In Cuba.
' Mecklenburg's Exposition.
- The women of Mecklenburg county
will inaugurate a grand Art Loan,
Industrial and Scientific Exposition
at Charlotte. It will open on May 1st
and close June 1st. - .
Senator Westmoreland IU. -
Ex-Senator J. F. Westmoreland is
dangerously ill at bis home in Thorn
i asvtlie from pneumonia, contracted
I while attending the first week's ses-
sion of the Legislature at Raleigh.
in THe "German Reformation."
DEAD LETTERS.
If Your Name Is on the List Call on
the Postmaster.
The following is a list of dead let-
j ttrs remaining in the post office at
Winston, N C, Jan. 16ih, 1897:
J Willie H Brown, Georgie Dalton
(col). Will Day, Frank F Dunbar, Miss
Amelia Forman, Alex Glenn, Jno W
Green, M H Halyeater, Miss Anna
Hays, Miss Sheila Hays, H W Hol
combe, A B Hunt, MrsJanate John
son, C L Linville,R M B Linville.Miss
Deal Lloyd,- WJ II Meadows, Lewis
Miller, Mrs E L Miller, Miss Moss,
Patterson Bros, Miss Minnie Patter
son, Mrs Rosy Penn, J D Phillips, Miss
Bertha Peebe, Miss Bertha Peoples,
Miss Nannie Poindexter, Dan Rather,
Miss Annie Rannie, Miss Fannie
Sfieeks, L G Jones, J B Temple, L H
Vielke, Mrs R L Underwood, Ander
son White, Miss Belle Williams, H S
Wood.
Parties calling for above letters,
please call for advertised letters.
E. H. Wilson. P. M.
SALEM.
List of letters remaining unclaimed
in postofflce at Salem, N. C, at cl se
of business Saturday, Jan. 16th, 1897:
Miss Emma F Carr, Mrs Julia Gar
ner care Jim Taylor, Miss Louisa
Lollin. John Reaves (colored), Miss
Rosa Ransom care R B Stone.
When calling for the above letters
please say they were advertised.
R. W. Belo, P. M.
ANOTHER BEAR STORY.
How a Yadkin County Farmer Killed
His Big Hog.
A correspondent writing from Til
den, Yadkin county, to the Statesville
Landmark says a very amusing inci
dent occurred in that community not
long since. The writer continues:
While our "wild bear" was roaming
over tbe forest one of our most influ
ential farmers had quite a time with
him. At the silent hour of midnight
he heard a strange noise about his
house and got up immediately to see
what was the trouble. He ran "jam
up" on the so-called bear. In his
fright and terror he seized a fence rail
and pounded the animal so severely
that he thought he bad "saved" nim.
He ran to tbe house and waked up
the entire family to see the bear. All
rushed out pall mell. When lo! and
behold! the farmer had broken his fat
tening bog's backbone into atoms. He
was compelled to heat water and clean
his hog before day. Now when he
bears a bear he closes up both eyes
and puts his fingers in his ears. The
farmer's bear tipped the beam at 310
pounds."
VERDICT FOR CRAWFORDS.
In the Suit Brought by the Piedmont
Wagon Co.
Tbe suit brought against Messrs.
R. R. and T. B. JCrawford by the
Piedmont Wagon Company, was con
cluded Saturday evening, tbe jury re
turning a verdict in favor of tbe
plaintiffs. The plaintiffs set up a
counter claim against the defendants
The issues were answered as follows:
Did tbe plaintiff contract with de
fendant on the sale of tbe carts to sell
one-half of the same to the trade at
profit on tbe bought prices?
Answer, Yes.
Did tbe plaintiff violate tbe con
tract and fail to Bell one-half of said
carts?
Answer, Yes.
What damage, if any. did the defen
dant sustain by reason of tbe violation
of the contract?
Answer, $356 and interest at 6 per
cent, from October 3, 1891.
Sticks to the Confederate Flag.
The Augusta (Gat ) News says:
"There is a lady in Augusta who ha
never been from under the old Con
federate flag. Her name is known,
but by request it is withheld. Wheth
er walking, eating or sleeping, there
is always a Confederate flig floating
over her head. While walking on
the streets there is always a flag in
her hat, and no matter how many
bats or bonnets she has, there is
always to be found a flag pinned on
tbe inside of tbe crown. Oa tbe
beadpost of her bed is securely fas
tened a large flag of the Confederate
States. The fl tg is as necessary for
her as three meals a day. She says
she bas never surrendered, and never
will."
Did You Ever N
Try Electric Bitters as a remedy for yonr
troubles? If not, get a bottle now and get
relief. This medicine has been found to be
peculiarly adapted to the relief and care of
all Fema e Complaints, exerting a wonder
ful direct influence in giving strength aiid
tone to the organs. If you have Loss of
Appetite, Constipation, Headache, Fainting
Spells, or are Nervous, Sleepless, Excitable,
Melancholy or troubled with Dizzy Spells,
Electric Bitters is tbe medicine yon need.
Health and .Strength are puaranteed by its
use. Fifty cents and $1.00 at V. O. Thomp
son's Drug Store. -
Mrs. Beall's Sister to Marry.
Mr. and Mrs. George H Beall, have
issued invitations announcing tbe
marriage of their sister. Miss Sarah
Louisse Grogan, to Mr Marcus Hen
derson Allen, January 27tb. Mr. Al
len is a resident of Littleton and a
popular engineer in the employ of tbe
Seaboard Air Line. The nuptials
will be celebrated at 3 p m. on tbe
date named above at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Beall, on Spring street.
. Three Desperate Men Captured.
Three desperate men who had com
mitted several bold robberies in Cum
berland county, were arrested at Fay
etteville Saturday. One of tbe men
gave bis name as Chas. Johnston, of
Raleigh, while the other two (both
colored) claimed to be Jas. Williams,
of Norfolk, Va and Wm. Jackson, of
Burlington. The latter had a fresh
bullet In the thigh. .
ABOUT THE SENATORSHIP.
Senator Pritchard Admited He Could
not Get Majority of Senate.
From Daily Sentinel Jan. 19th-
Alexander Lillington, of Yadkin
county, went to Raleigh last night.
He is not a member of tbe Legisla
ture, but hopes to get a good job while
it is in session.
When asked what he thought of the
Senatorial fight, he replied that every
thing was in a muddle when be left
Rileigh Saturday afternoon. He had
hopes that Pritchard " auld win but
said there was no telling what. Butler
could do. He added that the Populist
Senator was the shrewdest politican
in North Carolina and could out gen
eral any Republican or Democrat that
might be named. Mr. Lillington was
of the opinion that if Pritchard does
not win on the first ballot there is lit
tle hope for him.
The Washington Post of yesterday
prints a special from Raleigh which
contains some new points in the Sen
atorial fight. The correspondent says
the opponents of Senator Pritchard
are now doing all they caa to unite
the bolting Populists against bim be
cause be is opposed to interfering with
the lease of the North Carolina Rail
road to the Southern Company. Gov
Rust-ell is strenuously urging the Leg
islature to take immediate steps to
have the lease annulled, and the ene
mies of Pritchard are declaring that
Pritchard's" re election means the de
feat of Russell- on this measure
through tbe influence of Pritchard,
who is an attorney of the Southern
and known to be against the policy of
Gov. Russell on this subject.
The annulment of the lease was a
plank in the State platform of the
Populist Party, and it is now asserted
by the opponents of Pritchard that
several more of the bolting Populists
will not vote for bim. It is openly
charged that the Pritchard forces
have induced several of the Populist
members to go home with the promise
to remain thereuntil Wednesday, and
thus permit tbe election of Pritchard
by reducing the number of votes so
that the Republican vote will consti
tute a majority of those voting. It
is admitted by Pritchard that he can
not be. elected today, because he will
not get a majority of the Senate
Senator Butler is making the fight
of his life, and says he has Pritchard
beaten. Butler has sent messengers
for all the absent Populist members
On Wednesday, he says, they will all
be in their seats.
SITUATION LAST NIGHT.
Col. Oids telegraphed his papers af
ter midnight: Two things seemed ap
parent tonight, at midnight: First,
that the Republicans had tried to
stampede the Populist; second, that
some Republicans are likely not to
support Pritchard. It is said the
bolters' caucus decided that its mem
bers would make speeches tomorrow
when the vote was taken, saying they
liked Thompson ,and would like to
vote for him, but' that he had excused
them or agreed to their taking such
action. Col. 0:ds saw Senator Butler
at 12:30 "There will be no election
today. No reason is in sight, and none
can be brought in sight why we should
not elect a Senator Wednesday.
Pritchard is beaten "
A CASE WITHOUT PARALLEL.
A Woman Killed While Preparing
to Suicide.
The Hickory Times says that a ne
gro woman was killed in that county
a few days ago. For some reason the
woman was tired of life and determ
ined to commit suicide. She went to
a well and putting some boards across
it tied a rope around, the cross beam
and around her neck for tbe purpose
of banging herself. While making
these arrangements the boards slipped
from over the well and tbe woman fell
into it. The rope broke and she was
precipitated to the bottom of tbe
well. When taken out tbe woman
was unconecious and died in a short
while. A piece of tbe rope was around
her neck and is supposed to have as
sisted in her death.
There is Nothing so Good.
These is nothing just so good as Dr. Kink's
New Discovery for Tonsumption, Coughs
and colds, so demand it and do not permit
the dealer to sell you some substitute. He
will not claim there is anything better, but
in order to make more profit he may claim
something else to be just as good. You
want Dr. King's New Discovery because you
know it to be s fe and reliable, and guaran
teed to do good or money refunded. For
Coughs, Colds, Ci nsumtion and all affec
tions of Throat, Chest and Lungs, there is
nothing so good as is Dr. King's New Dis
covery. Trial bottles free at V. O. Thomp
son's Drug Store. " .Regular size 50 cents and
tl.00-
Denial of Miss Yaw's Death.
A dispatch from Waterloo, Ohio,
says: Ellen Beach Yaw is not dead.
Telegrams were received today from
her brother, P. G Yaw,-of Minneapo
lis, and from Charles C. Wentzler, of
tbe Bingbampton, N Y , Republican,
autbor of tbe story. Both are denials,
she Is now on tbe Pacific slope. '
Making Silver Dollars.
Washington,-J an 18. Tbe issue of
standard silver dollars from tbe mints
and treasury offices for the week
ended Jan. 16, was $247. 749 and for tbe
corresponding period last year was
$233,400. The sbipment of fractional
silver coin from Jan. 2 to 16 aggre
gated $212,000.
Two Centenarians. -
Louis Darwin and his wife recently
celebrated tbe eightieth anniversary
of their wedding. He is 107 and bis
wife Is 101 years old. They are French
Canadian?, and live in St. Paul, Minn.
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ELECTED DETECTIVE.
THE OFFICE THOMAS PFOHL
HAS BEEN HOLDING.
Put in at a Special Meeting of the
Winston Aldermen No Record of
His Election on the Minutes.
His Services Dispensed With.
The Winston Aldermen were in ses
1 n Monday night A'dermen Wilson
Riugs and McGallard were tbe only
absent members.
Chairman Gales stated that the
street force had been atwork during
tbe past two weeks removing the
Dank of dirt on Fourth street, under
the N. & W. trestle, and doing some
repair work.
Chairman Pollard 6tated that the
Light Committee was at work on a re
port which it hoped to have ready at
tbe next meeting.
Application was made from two
Aldermen for come work to be done
on Cbestnut and Seventh streets.
Alderman Pollard asked the Board
for an explanation as to whether or
not Thomas Pfohl is in the employ of
the town. Also when and by whom
was he employed and what are his
duties? Mayor Crutchfleld stated
that Pfohl was employed at a special
meeting of the Board to ferret out tbe
blockaders in the city when the bar
rooms were closed. He thought he
was still in the city's employ. His
office Is that of detective. Mr. Pol
lard stated that he was not present at
that meeting. He said be was glad to
te in a position to answers questions
in the future regarding the matter re
ferred to above.
Mr. Clement Manly appeared before
the Board in behalf of the Democratic
policemen whose salaries were reduced
$10 per month before they went out of
office. He stated that be looked at
tbe matter from a legal standpoint
and preferred to have the matter set
tled outside of the courts, if it was
was possible to do so.
Alderman Pollard made a motion
that the amounts claimed by the
former policemen be paid. The mo
tion was seconded by Alderman Carter
but it was voted down. Tbose who
voted in favor of it were Messrs. Pol
lard, Dalton and Carter. The latter
spoke in favor of the motion. Ou
motion of Alderman Hopper tbe mat
ter was referred to City Attorney llol
ton. The Police Committee was ap
pointed to confer with Mr. Helton as
soon as be returned to the city. There
was considerable discussion pro and
con by members of the Board on this
subject.
Thomas Pfobl and bis office were
discussed again. Aldermac White
wanted to know how long be was em
ployed as detective. Some members
thought it was for three montLs but
the Mayor's opinton was that his ser
vices were only engaged for one
month with the understanding that
lie be employed as loug as bis sei vices
were needed It was brought out in
the discussion that there was no
record of Pfohl's election on tbe min
utes. It was claimed that he was
elected or appointed at a special meet
ing or the iioard. held one member
thought in the First National bank.
The others who attended claimed it
was held in the Council Chamber.
Aldermen Pollard, Dalton and C. H.
Tavis were not present at that meet
ing and they expressed themselves as
feeling confident that they received no
notification tbat it was going to be
held.
Alderman Dalton, Chairman of tbe
Finance Committee, stated that be
bad not been called upon to pass upon
any bill for Pfohl's services. It ap
pears to be a question whether he aud
another member will ever "O. K." the
bill.
Mayor Crutchfleld claimed tbat
when Pfohl was employed he was
placed under tbe Police Committee.
Ciiairman White, of tbat Committee,
thought this a mistake ana that the
Police Committee had nothing to do
with him.
Alderman Pollard entered his pro
test against tbe Board doing anything
without recording it on the minutes
kept for that purpose. The Mayor
and several Aldermen said the reason
Pfohl's election was not recorded was
because they did not waut the public
to know it, tbinking be could render
better service in; capturing block
aders, etc.
Alderman Hopper said that this
was twice business bad been transact
ed with no record of it. The first was
paying some money to firemen after
tbe Board voted against it He and
Alderman White expressed themselves
as being in favor, hereafter, of having
all business transacted recorded on tbe
minutes.
On motion of Alderman White, the
Board voted unanimously to dispense
with Pfohl's services
From what Tbe Sentinel can
learn, Mr. Pfohl's election or appoint
ment as detective was done simply to
get eight members of the Board "out
of a hole." Some of the Aldermen do
not deny tbat several members signed
a paper agreeing to give Thomas a
place if he would withdraw from the
race as candidate for Alderman. It
will be remembered that after he
came down Mr. R. A. Mills was nomi
nated. For some time there was talk
of Tom getting the tax-collectorship,
or something else.
The amount of his salary a "detec
tive" was not brought out in last
night's discussion A man who claims
to have seen the pay roll, says that
Mr. Pfohl's name was down for $40
two months and for $50 the thud
month.
This question was being asked to
day : "How many blockaders did the
detective capture during bis term of
office?"
Failures Monday.
Chicago, Jan. 18. Tbe Illinois Pa
per company went into tbe bands of a
receiver today. Assets are about $i5,
000; liabilities, $60,000.
Columbus,-O., Jan. 18. Tbe Co
lumbus Cabinet company bas gone
into tbe hands of Charles R. Wheeler
as receiver. Liabilities, $30,000; as
sets said to be $90 000, but money is
wanted to pay claims due.
Bo ton, Jan. 18 The Boston Stock
aDd Grain Exchange, with otll:es in
nearly all the principal New England
States, closed up bu-iness today. The
creditors will not suffer, it is said.
Invited to the University of Virginia.
Richmond, Va., Jan. 18. Hon.
Wm. J. Bryan has been invited to de
liver tbe final address before tbe Wash
ington and the Jefferson Literary So
ciety of the University of Virginia.
He says be will give a definite answer
within a month.
TtofttnrA full wmlflr ninn
Pills
of the bowels, do not irri
tate or inflame, bn 's&vo
j all the delicate d.ejtfve or
ganism in perfect condition. Try them. B cents.
Prepared only by O. I. MooA it Wol, Lowell, Maaa
: Hctics cf Administrators.
Having qualified as administrators of C.
T. Spainhower. deceased, late of Forsyth
county, N. G, this is to notify all persons
that have claims against the estate of the
said deceased, to exhibit them to the under
signed on or before the second day of Jan
uary, 1898. or this - notice will be plead in
bar of their recovery. All persons indebted
to the estate will please make immediate
payment. This the second day of January,
1897. J. E. SPAINHOWER,
O. A. SPAINHOWER,
v - . Administrators.
AT M'KINLEY'S HOME.
CABINET POSSIBILITIES STILL
UNDER CONSIDERATION.
The Task is Xot an Kasy One Mc
Creary, Alger, Payne and Others
Spoken of for the Treasury
Goff Also a Favorite.
Cantos, O , Jan. 17. This was a
quit tunday at the McKinley home
and was undisturbed today. Cabinet
making ceased, tbe mHj r's stuly was
deserted, the litter of piper had dis
a? peartd and tbe President-eiect rest
ed and went to church.
Now that Senator Sherman has ac
cepted the porifni'o of secretary of
Stale, the rest of. the cabinet seems
to cent re on a secretary of t lie treas
ury. Oiirv l- s Eni(.ry Smith has been
mentioned friqut-ntiy in connection
with this important position, but an
other name has been suvgsted which
will ilso receive due consideration at.
the hands of the President-elect Tie
treasury possibility is Congressman
J. M. McCleary of Minnesota.
Tbe President elect would be glad
to Hnd a suitable man for secretary o'
the teaury outsido of JNew York in
oraer that no suspicion of complica-
tiOD with Wall street may attach to
him, stiil if the best man for the place 1
is cJearly shown to be in Sew York,
the appointment will be made from
that State.
The friends of Gen. Alger, who
came here from time to time, are feel
ing very hopeful at present The
Republican party of Michigan has
practically beeh consolidated in favor
of Gen. Alger.
It is likely that the present week
will see the President-elect reach a
defini: e conclusion respecting the ap
pointment of a cabinent officer from
the Pactine slope Judge Joseph Mc
Keoita is thought by tbose much
given to cabinet speculation to be in
the lead. lie served in Congress with
Maj jr McKiniey and was on the com
mittee of ways and means with him.
GOVERNOR ELLEKBE NOW.
South Carolina's New ' Executive
Quietly Inducted Into Oflice.
Columbia, Jan 18. Wm n. Ellerbe
was inaugurated Governor of South
Carolina today. Several thousand
people gathered in the hall of the
house of representatives to witness
the ceremonies The inaugural ad
dress dealt entirely with State affairs.
Ellerbe was nominated by a practi
cally unanim ms vote of both factions
of the Democracy, though lie had been
a leader of the Tiiimacites. He
pledged his best efforts to the main
tenance of harmony and ending the
bitter factional flgtit which has been
waged ever sioce Tillmaa's first elec
tion as Governor in 1S90. He spoke
strongly in favor f vigorous enforce
ment of the dispensary law and for
liberal appropriations in bebalf of
higher education.
PREACHED ON HIS MARRIAGE.
New Jersey Pastor Takes the Wind
Out of the Gossips' Sails.
The Rev. Henry Schoppe, pastor of
the German Lutheran Church at Un
ion Hill, N. J., whose approaching
marriage to Miss Anna Heinrichs, of
that place, bas created so much talk,
becuse he is forty-eight years old and
she eighteen, preached Sunday night
on the inarriatre at Cana. He made
several pointed references to his own
marriage, ana saia there was guoa
precedent for it, because Martiu
Luther, when forty-six years old, was
married to a woman of twenty-seven.
He concluded by saying that he and
Miss lieinrich wjuld be married in
the church at 8 o'clock Wednesda
eveniug by the Rev. J C. Luehrs, and
invited all the congregation to witness
the ceremony.
CHAMPION SUNDAY SCHOOL HOY
Has Missed Only Two Sundays in 1)
Years, 8 Mouths and 2 Weeks.
Danville, Ky.,Jan.l4 A thirteen-year-old
boy in this town thinks he is
entitled to the world's championship
for Sunday school attendance. He
has been in his seat at the Methodist
church, Sout h, here on every Sunday
morning except two for nine years
eight mouths ac.d two weeks, ending
Sunday, Jan 10. O.i one of the two
exceptions he was down with the
Uieicies, and on the other day he was
unavoidaDly detained More than
tills, he lias now been in his class oo
3u8 consecutive Sundays, and he says
tie is gning to keep it up until he has
1,000 straight Sundays to his credit.
Women Learn the News.
An illustration of the fact that tbe
women know as much or more than
the mfo ' as to what their liu-bmds
are uuiug or intend to do in tbe polit
ical world is four.d in a special dis
pitch from fligliam, Mass, to the
Washington Post While the polit
ic U world is worrjing to find out
whether ex-Governor Julio D Long is
to be a member of the Cabinet, Mrs
Long refers to tbe mitter as one al
ready settled in the affirm itive and
expresses pleasure at t he prospect of
returning to Washiogton.
IJryan Speaks in Tennessee.
Nashville, Tenn , Jan. 18 Hon
Wm J Bryan, en route to Texa on a
lecturing tour, spoke in Jackson,
Tenn . this afternoon. A large crowd
greeted him at the dpotand he sp ike
from the depot platform. He said
tbat. there were more si vsr advocates
now than tbediv before election and
tb i.t as yet the Republican party bad
failed to show Uie open mll any more
thun the open min's.
J S are sclJcct to
i iit TV. a
ir.i ii i illi ins. x fu
hfc remfcdv for
-
babies' Ills especially
- S rtV
rrey svermiiugB
) has enrod children for 50 years. Send
'for illus. book about the ills and the
rcmertv. One hnttle mallM fbr 25 eenM.
tlS. 1UEY, Baltimore, 31 d.
Notice of Seizure. '
U S Ikterjial Rkvesce,
Fifth District N C,
Coi.i,ectob'8 Office,
Asheyille, N. , Dec. 17, '96.
. Notice is hereby given of the seizure of the
following personal property for violations
of Internal Kevenue Laws of the United
States, to-wit:
10 packages corn whiskey, about 397 an
ions; 2 copper stills, 2 caps and 1 worm, seiz
ed Sept. 14, 1890,, from II. F. Hoots, by E.
E. Hunt; 13 packages corn whiskey, about
503 gallons, seizwi Nov. 16, 18y6 from J. B.
Bain, by E. E. Hunt, D. C; 3 kegs corn
whisKey, about 12 gallons, seized IMOV.
1896, from unknown, by Deputy Collectors
Tate and VanderfoTd.
Any person claiming tbe above mention
ed property is hereby notified to appear be
fore the undersigned at his office at Ashe
yille, N. C, within 30 days from date hereof,
and make such claim in the manner and
form prescribed by law, or said property
will be declared forfeited to the United
States... ,
SAM'L L. ROGERS,
Collector 5th Dist. N. C.
Per F. P. Alspaugh, D. C, , .
THE STREETRAILWAY SUIT.
Three Speeches Each for Plaintiff
and Defense.
The taking of evidence In the suit
brought against the Street Railway
by Mr, T. J. Wilson was concluded
about 11 o'clock today. Mr. J. C Bux
ton made the opening speech before
dinner. He spoke for tbe plaintiff.
A number of ladies were in the gal
lery this afternoon and heard the
f-peech of Mr. John S. Wise, of New
York. He followed Mr. Buxton and
represented tbe defense. His speech
was strong and well delivered.
Four other speeches are to be made
as follows: Hon. C. B. Watson, for
plaintiff; J. L. Patterson and E. B.
Jones for defendant. Mr. Clement
Manly will make the closing argu
ment for the plaintiff.
i ne case win hardly go to the jury
before tomorrow.
SHE SLEPT ELEVEN DAYS.
The Young Woman Declares She Was
Unconscious.
Danbtjky, Conn., Jan. 18. Char
lotte Pitalli, the young woman whose
long period of unconsciousness has
been attracting attention from medi
cal men, awoke yesterday morning,
after having been in what appeared
to be a deep slumber for eleven
days The doctors had been inclined
to the opinion that tbe young woman
was conscious of what was going on
about her, but she says tbat she re
members nothing of her illness.
Tbe foreman of the factory where
the woman was employed spoke harsh
ly to her and she fell over in a faint
and did not recover consciousness un
til yesterday.
BlLIi FORBIDDING BLOOMERS.
Kansas Populists Would Prevent Wo
men From Hiding Bicycles.
Topeka, Kans., Jan. 12. The Pop
ulist Legislature of Kansas will re
form the morals of the people if legis
lation can do it. Representative
Lambert will introduce a bill early in
the session prohibiting the wearing of
bloomers by women, and make it a
misdemeanor for a woman to appear
in a public thoroughfare astride a
bicycle. He says eminent physicians
agree these women are ruining their
health by riding the bicycle, and tbat
the habit unfits them for tbe sacred
duties of motherhood, and if con
tinued will soon extinguish the race.
A disinterested
and clear-headed
judge doesn't al
low himself to be
biased by- preju
dice. Superstition
doesn't affect his
decisions. Mere
tradition has no
place in his rea
soning. Facts are
the only things
which he consid
ers. II the inteilt--pent
men and wo
men who make up
this great country
of ours will simply
bring their reason
and common-sense
to bear on the
problem of caring
"" " their sickness, we
will soon be a na
tion most retnarr-i.rile for health and longev
ity. The plain, umlecorated facts about Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery are all
that is necessary to convince fair-minded
people of its transcendent merit. They
are as follows :
All diseases come from germs. The jrermt
get into the blood, prof 'igate and increase
in the blood, which carries them all over the
body. When tliey find a weak spot, tin y
stick to the wtak spot. It becomes a dis
eased spot, and the disease is called by the
name corresponding to its location in the
body. The cause is th Mine fbr nearly all
diseases. All impuritie .e germs, or breed
geinis. Impure blood means germ filled
blof. 1. Kill the perms, eliminate the im
purities, eniich the blond, and it will force
Itself into the diseased spot and strengthen
it, and give it power to throw off the germs
that ,'xist tht 'e. Dr. Pierce's Golden Med
ical Discovery is designed to do this thai
is the theory. The facts are these tens o
ihousancis of people have used tbe "Dis
covery." It used to he sold with the under
tandii:sr that if it didn't cure, it should be
returned, and the money refunded. No
tody ever asked for the money, and so tbat
clause was dropped. Thousands of people
have written voluntary letters of thanks to
its di-coverer. A few of these letters have
been included in Dr. Tierce's great thou
sand page book, Common Sense Medical
Adviser. It will be sent absolutely free on
receipt of 21 one-cent stamps to pay fot
mniling only. Address, with stamps, World's
Dispensary Medical Association, No. 66j
Maiu Street. Buffalo. N. Y.
Hctics
By virtue of a decree made in a civil action
pending in the Superior Court of Forsyth
county entitled W. P. Dicks and wife, M. 8.
Dicks, against E. B. Adkins and Manerva
Jordan, adm'r of K. A. Jord in and others,
the uiidersijnied will sell for cash as Co rn
missiouer, on the premises at Kernersville,
N. O. on Monday, the 1st day of February
18i)7, at 11 o'clock a. m., the following
described real estate located in Kerners vi I le,
N. C.
1st tract: Beginning at a Black Gum on
the edge of Ki.ig street and on the edge of
Brown's right of way and runs nortn 30
west ') poles with the centre of King street
to V. M. Linville's corner, then north 61
east '24 poles and '11 links to a stone in
Jeptha Hester's line, then south 31 east '2H
poles and 24 links to the beginning, con
taining 4 5-S acres
One other lot beginning at a stake on the
edge of iloelenhamer street and runs north
67 east to a stone in the edge of King street,
then north 3 east 100 feet to a stone in tbe
edge of King street, then east 01 west to a
st ne in Bodenhamer street, then south 30
east 100 feet to the beginning, containing
ot.e-lialf acre more or less and being the
lot next to K. A. Jordan dwelling lot.
I'arties desiring to purchase either or both
of the aboe lots can negotiate loans by
applying to Jones & Patterson, attorneys.
, E. B. JONKS, Commissioner.
Notice
By virtue of adecree made in a civil action
pending in the Forsyth Superior court, unti
tled Lindsay Patterson, Guardian of the
Ta e heirs, against K. B. Adkins and Maner
va Jordan, Administrator of H. A. Jordan,
deceased, and others. The undersigned will
sell for cash, as Commissioner, on the prem
ises, at Kernersvil'e, N, C, on Monday, the
1st day of February, l&'Jl, at 11 o'clock, a,
m., the following described real estate locat
ed in Kernersville, being R. A. Jordan's
home place, or lot on which his dwell
ing is situated and bounded as follows: Be
ginning at a stone in Bodenhamer street and
runs north 2& degrees west, along said street
15 roils to a stone, thence north 60 degrees
east 12 rods and ten links to a stone in King
street, then south 30 degrees east 15 rods and
seven links along King street to a stone in
middle of said street, then south 00 degrees
west 12 rods and 22 links to the beginning,
containing one acre and 30 rods more or less.
Parties desiring to purchase can get easy
terms by applying to Jones & Patterson, At
torneys. K. B. JONES,
Commissioner.
Notice
By virtue of a mortgage deed executed by
R. A Jordan and wife, Manerva Jor
dan, to the Forsyth Five cent Sav
ings Bank on the lOth day of July, 18!W,
and duly registered in book 8, page 487,
Register of Deeds oliice for Forsyth county,
N. C , the undersigned will sell tor cash on
the premises in Kernersville. N. O., on Mon
day, February 1st, 1807, at 11 o'clock a. m.,
the following described I'fopmy to-wit:
One lot adjoining the land of Flora Hen
dricks and others, beginning in the middle
of Bodenhamer street, and runs North bl
East 213 feet to a stone in the middle of
King street, then along middle of King
street North 3U West 100 feet to a atone,
then South 61 West 213 feet to middle of
Bodenhamer street, then along middle of
Bodenhamer street 100 feet to the begin
ning, containing 21,300 square feet. Second
lot, adjoining the lands of Rev. H. Peebles
and W. M. Phillip and others and bounded
as follows; Beginning at W. M. Phillips'
corner near railroad line and runs North 31
Wett 67 teet to H. Peebles line, thence 371
East 200 feet to a stone, thence South 32
West 42 feet to a stone in W. M. Phillips'
line, thence 200 feet and 21 links to the be
ginning A. E. EBERT,
Pres. Forsyth Five Cents Savings Bank.
By E. B. Jonas, Attorney.
k
c
otton.
With careful rotation of
a-ops and liberal fertilizations,
;otton lands will improve. The
application of a proper ferti
lizer containing sufficient Pot
ish often makes the difference
between a profitable crop and
failure. Use fertilizers contain
ing not less than 3 to 4
Actual Potash.
Kainit is a complete specific
against " Rust."
All about Potftsh tha results of its DM by actual ex
enraent on tbe best farms in the United States ia
old in a little book which we publish and will gladly
Bail free to any tanner in America who will write for iu
GERMAN KALI WORKS,
93 Nassau St., New York.
Weekly Market Beport.
Winston N..C. Jan. 7. 1897.
Breaks are very large. All strict
ly good ripe sorts and good wrap
pers, cutters aud smokers continue
to sell well, while tbe medium, conn
mon poor sorts are lower.
TOBACCO MARKET.
Primings f$ 1 50 to 2
Bright, 6 00 to 8 00
Fine Bright, 10 to 20 00
Lugs, New t-3 00 to 4 00
Good bright, 550 to 7 00
Fine bright lugs 8 00 to 10 00
Common Lugs, S 2 00 to 3 00
Medium, " 3 50 to 5 00
Good, 8 00 to 10 00
Fine, 14 00 to 20 00
Cutters, Common 12 00 to 15 00
Fine, 18 00 to 22 60
Common. Leaf, 3 00 to 4 50
Good 6 50 to 8 50
Fine, 10 00 to 14 00
Extra ripe leafy fillers, 12 00 to 18 00
Common wrappers, 15 00 to 18 00
Mediums 20 00 to 25 00
Good, . 35 00 to 45 00
Fine,
tiyThere will be no sales after
Dec. 19h, until Jan. 4th, 1S97.
PRODUCE MARKET.
BUYING PRICES.
cabbage per hundred. 100 ;to 125
Honey, 8 to 12
Sorghum by thc.barrel 20 to 23
Beeswax, 22
Tallow, 4 to 5
Dry hides, 3 to 5
New feathers, extra'good, 35 to 40
Unwashed wool, good, lo to 20
Washed wool, good, 24 to 27
Flax seed, 7
Chickens, price 8 to 16
Country meat, sides 7 to 8
Country hams, . 10 to 11
Country shoulders 7 to 8
Eggs, per dozen 12 to 15
Pork, . 5i to o
Corn, 40 to 45
Clay Peas, 40 to 50
Colored Beans, 60 to 75
White Peas 75 to 85
" Beans, 75 to 1 00
c sellikg'pkices. c ,
Bulk meat,'sides, 5 to 5i
Hams, canvass sqgar cured 12 to 15
Salt, large tins 1 40
Salt, small tine 50 to 55
Salt, coarse 55
Coffees lis to 25
Sugars 4i to 6
Molasses, per gallo 25 to 40
Syrup 20 to 40
Notice of Seizure.
U. S. Intkknai, Revenue,
Uuli.eimk's Office,
Ashevii.i k, N. C, Dec. 23, 1H'.H.
Notice is hereby given of the seizure of the
following personal property for violation of
Internal Revenue Laws ot the Tinted State,
to-wit:
One gray horse; one 1 horse wagon; one
set single harness; three empty jugs; one
quart cup anil one funnel; one Del quilt.
Seized Dec. 22nd, lSUd, from unknown,
near Pulp, N. C, by James Smith, D. (J.
Any person claiming the above mentioned
property is hereby notified to appear before
the undersigned at hisotliceat Aslieville, N.
U., within 30 days from date hereof, and
make such claiiu in manner and form i i
Srescribed by law, or said property will ba
eclaretl forteited to the United States.
SAM. L. ROGERS,
Collector 5th District N. 0.
Per F. P. Alspauuh, D. C.
Notice.
Having qualified as administrator of S. S.
Davis, all Jiersons indebted to his estate are
hereby notified to make payment at once to
the undersigned, and all persons holding
claims against said estate will present theiu
for payment on or before Decern tier 1st,
1897, or this notice will be plead in bar of
their recovery. MILTON DA. VIS,
Dec. 1st, ISOti. Adm'r of S. S. DAVIS.
Execution Sale.
By virtue of an execution in , my hands,
in favor of Frank E. l'atterson, against the
property of J. W. Alspaugh, I will sell to
the highest bidder for cash at the Court
house door in Winston, on Mouday the 7th
day of December INUO, the following de
scribed property, to-wit: 207 acres of land
more or less, lying in Old Town Township,
on the Walker Road, adjoining the lands of
Isaac Reich and others and known as the
J. W. Alspaugh farm. Also the excess of
homesteadexemption of said J. W. Alspaugh
in the block of lots in city of Winston, situ
ated on Trade, Fifth and Liberty streets,
said property sold as the property of J. W.
Alspaugh to satisfy said execution. This
the tith day of November, 18! to.
R. M. McARTHUR, Sheriff.
Nctics cf Samniciis.
State of North Carolina I Superior Court,
Forsyth County. (To Keby. term, 1897.
Henrietta Hampton, 1 Summons
vs. by
John Hampton. ) Publication."
It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court
that this action Is brought for an absolute
divorce for causes prescribed by law, and
after due search, tne defendant can not be
found In the Slate and that his residence is
unknown, it iu therefore ordered that the
summons herein be served by publication of
the same in The Western Sentinel, a paper
published in Forsyth county, for six successive
weeks.
Let the defendant take notice tbat It he fails
to appear at the February term of this Court
to beld in Winston on the 2nd Munday before
the 1st Monday of March, IHU7, and answer or
demur to the complaint, which will be tiled on
or before Wednesday of the 1st week of the
term, that the plaintiff will apply for the relief
demanded in the complaint.
This the UUth day of November, 1896.
N. S. W1LSOJJ,
Clerk Superior Court.
A Drop
of Ink:.
Judiciously applied may
be the means of calling the
attention of a good many
people to the merits of a
particular article or line of
goods which you have to"
sell.
We have had experience
inl aDDlvine nrintinrr inlr.
t l l y o c O
Let us apply some for you
on the pages of
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