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3t Q An Independent Family Q Q Newspaper for the people. ($ $ Dev oted to the farming in- (j) $1 terests and to the industri- 0 $ al development of Pied- ($ $ mont North Carolina. (jji 0 The Sbhtinsl, ciicu-A 0 lates throng houtPicdmont Q 0 and North western Carolina 0 Pand has nosuprio? in thisQ section as a desirable ad-(J 0 vertising meauim. t$ intra H. W HITAUEK, Jr., Editor nd Manager. A HEWST AID TKCSTWOBTHI F1MILT NEW8PAPEB fOB HOBTH CABOLIHA PEOPLE, IN TIIK STATE AID OCT OF IT. l.OO PER TEAR IN ADViSCE VOL.XLI NO. lO. IVINSTON'-SAXiEM, N. O., THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1897, PSICE 5 CENTS . This is the complaint of thousands at this season. They have no appetite; food at does not relish. They need the toning npof the stomach and digestive organs, 'which a course of Hood's Sarsaparilla will give them. It also purifies and enriches the blood, cures that distress after eating and Internal misery only a dyspeptic can know, creates an appetite, overcomes that tired feeling and builds up and sustains the whole physical system. It so prompt ly and efficiently relieves dyspeptic symp toms and cures nervous headaches, that it seems to have almost " a magic touch." rOod - Sarsaparilla Is the best in fact the One True Blood Purifier. . , , n. are the best after-dinner ilOOd S PUIS pills, aid digestion. 2Sc. Southern Railway PIEDMONT AIRLINE. Condensed Schedule IN EFFECT DEC. 15th, 1898. Daily connections at Greensboro for points North, South and east of Greensboro At Salisbury for all points in Western North Carolina, Knozville, Teen., Cincinnati and Western points. At Charlotte for Spartanburg, Greenville, Athens, Atlanta and all points South.' Trains Leave Winstcn-Salenu 6. 20 k M DAILY Connects at Durham for Oxford and Clarks vllle: at Selma for Fayette vi lie and interme diate stations on the Wilson & Fayetteville Short Cut. and tor Wilson Kocky Mount, Tar boro, and for stations on the Norfolk & Caro lina Railroad. At uoldsboro for Newbern and Morehead City daily except Sunday, For Wilmington and intermediate stations on the Wilmington Jt Weldon Railroad dally. 5.20 P M DAILY Connects at Greensboro with the Washington and Southwestern Vestibuled (Limited,) ttnd the New York and Florida Short Line (limited) train for all ooints South and with main line train No. 12 for Danville and Richmond and all - intermedial local stations for Raleigh and points east of Greensboro, and with main line train No. 35 fast mail for Charlotte, Spartan burg, Greenville, Atlanta and all points South, also Columbia, Augusta, Charloote, Savannah, Jacksonville and ail points in Florida. Sleep ing car for Atlanta and Jacksonville and at Charlotte with Sleeping car for Augusta and Jacksonville. 10.30 A M DAILY Connects at Greensboro for all points North also Raleigh and Goldsboro. Traits Arrive at Winstcn-Salem 9-45 A M DAILY From New York, Washington, Richmond Lynchburg, Danville and Kaleigh. 1:30 P. Mi DAILY. From Atlanta, Charlotte, and all points South, Goldsboro Raleigh, and Intermediate points 8:50 P. M. DAILY. From New York, Washington and Danville all points North Ualeigh and Go'dsboro. Between Winston-Salem and Wiliesboro. Passenger train No. 5 leaves Tftinston-Salem 10 a. m. daily except Sunday, arrives atWllkes boro 1:15pm. Mixed train No 57 leaves Winston-Salem 140 p m Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays, arrives at Wllkasboro 7:50 p m. Passenger train No 10 leaves Wllkesboro 8.30 p m, arrives at Winston-Salem at 6.10 p nv Mixed train No. 56 leaves W llkesboro 8 a IE Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays, arrives al Winston-Salem 3:40 p m. Between Winston-Salem and MocfcsYille. Train No 65 leaves Winston-Salem 5:30 p ro arrives Mocksvllle 7.50 p m. Train No 64 leaves Mocksville 8am arrives Winston-Salem :35am. W. H. GREEN, J. M. CTJI-P, W. A. TURK Gen'l Pass. Agent. E.or further Information in regard to rates tickets, baggage checks etc., apply to CHARI ES BUFORD, Ticket Agent. MfWHorfolkgaYestern Schedule in Effect July 4th, 1897. WINSTON-SALEM DIVISION Leave Wins ton-Salem 8 40 a m. can; except sunaay. Arrive Roanoke 115 n. m. 8:00 a. m. (mixed) daily except Sunday, for Roanoke ana intermediate points Arrive Roanoke 6:40 p.m. Leave Roanoke 7:30 a. m. (mixed) dally except Sunday. Arrive Winston-Halem 6:45 p.m. Leave Roanoke 4:30 p. m. dally except Sunday. Arrive Winston-Salem 8: 15 p. m. WESTBOUND. LIAVI BOISOU DAILY. ft-10 a. m. rvestlbuled Limited) for Bristol and intermediate points, and Knoxvllle and Chattanooga. aU points South and West. Pullman Sleepers to Memphis and New Orle&na. 4:20 p. m. for Bluefield, Pocahontas, Kenova Columbus andChicago ana ail points west Pullman Sleepers from Roanoke to Col umbus, also for Radford, Bristol, Knox vllle. Chattanooga and intermediate points. HOBTH & KASTBOCKD, L.IAVI BOAKOKZ DAILY. 1:50 p. m. for Petersburg, Richmond and Nor folk. 1.46 p. m. for Washington, Hagerstown, Phila rlelntaia and New York. 10:45 d. m. for Richmond and Norfolk. Pull man Sleeper Roanoke- o Norfolk and Lynchburg to Richmond. lA-4n m fvkar.lhiilert T.lmltAd) for Ha?ers town, Washington and New York. Pull man Sleeners to Washington, Phllndel Shla and New York via Shenandoan unction and B. and O. Railroad. DURHAM DIVISION Leave Lynchburg daily except sundav, 4:uu p. m. (union sta tion) for Durham and all intermediate points. Leave Durham daily except Sunday, at 7:00 a. m, for Lynchburg and intermediate points. For aU additional information apply at tloke office, or to M. F. BRAGG, W. B. BEVILL, Trav. Pass, Agent. Gen. Pass, Agent. Roanoke. Va. TRASHY MEDICINES. "Many such flood the market. Botanic Blood Balm is a conscientiously compound ed medicine, the result of forty years prac tice by an eminent physician. It is the bst bleod purifier ever offered to the public, and is guaranteed to cure if given a fair trial. Trv it for all skin and blood diseases, including catarrh and rheumatism in its worst form. One bottle of it contains more mrafcim and buildine up virtue than a dozen of any other kind. Price $1 00 per large bottle. . . WOW TT STANDS AT HOME. Our retail demand is such that we buy TVttanic Blood Balm (B. B. B.) in gross lots. Tt well and zives our customers entire satisfaction. Our sales have increased 600 tr cent, within a few months. We attrib- 11 ta Its mnid ale to its size, nrice and merit. We are selling four or five bottles to one of any other preparation of the kind. It has failed in no instance to give entire satisfac tion. Jacobs' Phabmact, Per Fred B. Palmer, M. V., Atlanta, Ga. LOUIS M. SWINE, Attorney at Law, Winston, N. C. Office 1-2 Main Street.- Praceices in all staij. nrt Funeral Courts. Money to loan on Real Estate Mortgages. Claims collected 9 CAUGHT THURSDAY. THE MEN CHARGED WITH POSTOFITCE ROBBERY. The Arrest Was Made Klght Miles Below Salem Oflered No Itesis - tauce The Parties Interview ed Hound Over to Court. George W. Price and H. P. Miliuer, the two white men charged with rob bing the Taylorsville postofiiee od the night of June l.ith, were arrested about 12 o'clock July S, 8 miles below Salem, on the Lexington road. The arrest was made by Deputy Marshal J. Aii-ock and Deputy Sheriff Kinney, of Dayidson county. The men were brought to Winston, arriving here about 1:30 o'clock. They were carried to Sheriff Kapp's office, where they remained Tor about an hour. Tue Deputy Marshal informed a Sentinel reporter that, Price and Millner were in a buguy when he found them. They were coming to Winston and had stopped at a creek and were watchicg some wheat threshers trying to get their thresher up a hill. They offered no resistance whatever. The detective who was after the men was with them watch ing the threshers when the officers drove up The Marshal got in the buggy with Millner while Price rode with the Deputy Sheriff to Winston. THE MEN INTERVIEWED. When the reporter stepped in the Sheriff's office he saw two men sitting down near the door. Millner wan asked if he was one of the officers that made the arrest. "No sir," was the reply, "we are the men arrested " The news man then proceeded to Interview the prisoners who talked freely and did not appear to be ex cited. They said they were toid be fore leaving Tavlorsville, on Monday, June 21st, that they were suspected of being the guilty parties, hut as they had nothing to do with the roboery, thev paid no attention to the report. Both men stated to the reporter that thev could nrove-that they left Taylorsville about 9 o'clock 1. ne nicrht the. nost.otHce was robbed and drove to the home of Price's mother- in-law, Mrs. M. E. Ilinkle's, i miles from Taylorsville, where they sput the remainder of the night, ssexx, day they returned to their homes, which are near Taylorsville. They left home again on June ist, and went to Srateville, where they spent the night; next day (Tuesday) they drove to Davie county auu speui. the night with a man named "dock Cook; they stopped with S. C. May, at Cross Koad's Church, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; went to Far- mington Saturday ana sviyea tin Monday morning; that nignt was spent with a man named Burner, in nav e countv: next morning crosseu Hall's Ferry; stayed Tuesday night with a baD named Klmmeli, near Clemmonsville; came to Winston Wednesday and ma.led letters nnme; left here Thursday and drove to Pin nacle; went to Mt.Airy Friday; stayed that night, 8 mtles this side of the latter town with a man named Tay lor; left there Saturday and stopped that night with a Mr. Spainhour. two miles from Donnaha; crossed me xan kin river Sunday and drove through Farmlngton:stayed witn nenry smitn Sunday. Monday and Tuesday night; came to Winstou yesterday. The men stated that they did not know that officers were looking for them here yesterday afternoon. They spent last night with a man five miles from Liexlngton. 'iney were coming back to Winston to get some wire which they had ordered to be shipped here. Price said be was the Inventor of a new clothes line and Millner was assisting him in selling couDty rights, etc. When Constable Tucker read wnat he called the "death warrant," the prisoners paid strict attention to the reading but did not appear to be ex cited or nervous. At 2:30 the men were carried to the office of Justice Lehman who also read the warrant. It charged the men with stealing 8800 in money and $150 worth of stamps. The J ustlce stated tnat tne state would not be ready for trial before to morrow, therefore he would bind each over in Sl,000 bonds. The prisoners stated that they were not ready for trial, as they wished to have some witnesses from Iredell county. They claim that they can prove that they were not in Taylorsville at the hour the robbery was committed. The men tell a pretty straight story and many who heard them talk, do not believe they are guilty. Millner is a K. of P., being a member of a Lodge in Danville. He gave the "grip" to Bill Williams, who said it was O. K. In default of bond the men were sent to jail. They are to be tried be fore Justice Lehman at 8 o'clock to morrow morning. The State Printing. Messrs. Stewart Bros , the former State printers, are finishing up their contracts with the State. During the past two years this firm has given em ployment to a large numoeroi men and women. The printing firms in Raleigh held a meeting Monday afternoon to see if they could not induce the Typograpni- cal Union to reduce its scale of wages on State printing below 33 i cents per 1,000 ems so Kaleigh can compete wit n other places for State printing. It was decided to ask the Typographical Union to appoint a committee of con ference. . Mew Corporations. The Secretary of State has granted articles of incorporation as follows : The Siloam Roller Mill Company, of Surry county, for thirty years, with Samuel J. Atkinson, jn. .Dauas iteece, W. T. Fletcher and W. H. Reid, in corporators. The cash Grocery company, 01 Iredell county, for thirty years; the incorporators are W.P. Sherrill, E B. Watts and J. S. Sherrill. Mr. Watts conducted a grocery store in Winston for seyeral years. - Old Deputies Kecommlssloned. H. S. H.irklns was sworn in last week as V collector of this inter nal revenue district. He recom missloned the old officials, for the present at least. J. G. Grant was ap pointed chief deputy. Last night the deputies who served under Collector Rogers presented him with a hand some gold watch. It has . not been learned when Stamp Clerk Galloway will return. BURGLARS IN GREENSBORO. They Visit Mr Schenck's Home and Carry off His Clothes and Money. Burglars visited Greensboro Thurs day night and made a pretty good ' haul. Mr. D. Schenck, Jr., who was f in Winston that afternoon, was one of the victims. About 3:30 o'clock Fri diy miming Mrs. Schenck was awakened by some one in the room just in time to see a man departing through the door. She woke her hus band and he grabbed his pistol and followed the fellow through the win dow, but be was unable to get a glimpse of him. for a body of woods is very close to the house and he no doubt made for them. Mr. Schenck shot his pistol a time or two, however, and then going back into his room 1 his entire suit, which was on a chair near bis bed. In the clothes were $40 in money, all of it in silver except a five dollar bill; his watch, two diamond stones belonging to Mrs. Schenck, his keys, &c. Some time during the night, sup posed to be about one o'clock, thieves entered the residence of T. B Man gum Here they entered in the very same manner, going through a win dow of the nursery and into the sleep ing room of Mr. and Mrs. Mangum where they took bis clothes away. They were found next morning not far away, all the money, about $5 in change, being gone, though his keys, papers, etc., were not disturbed. Nothing was known about the burgla ry until yesterday morning when Mr. Mangum got up The burglars also went to the home of Mr. J. F. Jordan but it is supposed that they were frightened away by his dog. STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. Several People Shocked, in David son County. The dwelling house of Mr. James II. Cross, who lives near the Yadkin river, in Davidson county, was struck by lightning Sunday, July 4th, about 3 o'clock and four persons were in jjred. Mrs. Cross was sitting in a room holding her little baby in her arms when lightning struck the chimney, ran. down in the room and knocked the child entirely out of her arms to the floor, rendering it Insensible for sever al hours. Mrs. Cross was also shocked by the stroke, as was her little son, about 5 years old, whose hair was burned, and was otherwise injured. An aged gentleman, Mr. Peter Cross, was in the room at the time and was knocked down by the shock. The injured parties have about re covered, but it was a very narrow escape from death. In Memory of Sirs. Reid. It was with a feeling of sadness that at the late meeting of the Twin-City Hospital Association, the ladies noted the absence of one of their most lib eral and active members, Mrs. D. S. Reid. Ever since Mrs. Reid's connection with the Association, by her ready response to all suggestions and her liberal spirit, she had made herself felt as a power for good in Hospital work. While the ladies feel that they have lost a valued member, they gladly realize that their loss has been her eternal gain and that she is safe in the Eternal Home where pain and sorrow and death enter not. They would extend to her stricken family and friends, to her pastor and to all who knew her as a kind and generous neighbor, their heart felt sympathy and their prayers. L.KFT FOR THE MOUNTAINS. Mr. Hlnsbaw and Party Going Over Line of Proposed Railroad.. President G. W. Hlnshaw and Chief Engineer Wells, of the Stone Moun tain Railway, accompanied by Ed ward S. Wilde, of New Jersey, left here Saturday for a trip over the line of the nronosed new railroad. The other gentlemen from Durham and Virginia, notified Mr. Hlnshaw that they could not take the trip at this time. Mr. Wells came in from Washington this mornine. The party will be joined at North Wllkesboro fcv other gentlemen. They will return some time next week. It is a business trio but the three who left here anticipate a delightful out ing. THE FARMERS' INSTITUTE. Attendance of Farmers Not Large Three Speeches. The Farmers' Institute was held at the Side park Saturday but the attend ance of farmers was not very large. The institute was conducted by Dr. D. Reid Park. He was assisted by Col. J. B. Smith, of Guilford county and Dr. Joseph Bird, of Davidson. Speeches were made oy the tnree gentlemen who discussed wheat rais in?, the care of fruits and draining and also dairying the selection of cows, how to prepare their food, car log for milk, etc. Dr. Parker will hold an institutive at East Bend on Monday and Tues day. - A BIG SEIZURE. Revenue Officers Capture 28 Barrels and IV Kegs of Liquor. Nine wagons arrived in Winston, at 2:20 o'clock July 7thr loaded with whiskey and stills which were cap tured near Farmington, Daviecounty, Monday night, by Revenue officers Mebane, Smith, Redmond, Lewis, Rnsseau, Chapman and Hunt. It was a big haul, there being 28 barrels and 19 kegs of ardent spirits, besides six stills. The outnt was tne property of Bob Cook, who has been operating a government distillery for several years. . "Going into a decline." How often do we hear this expression. Wnat does it mean? It means that people are losing flesh, growing thin, wasting. xne way to improve tuia wuuiuvu i.i ui improve the digestion. The condition ariseB from an inability to eat and digest food.. In fact food does more narm man gooa. Be cause it ferments in the stomach, developing poisonous substances which when absorbed cause various uisurutsro. What is required is tnat tne -atomacn be made to perform its duties. . The Bhaker Digestive Cordial is a food already digested and a digester of foods as well. It will make ttie stomach healthy. Get a book from the druggist and read about it. A California druggist has robbed Castor Oil of its bad tasta -Laxol is its name. HAPPY PIE HUNTERS. A HOLE KNOCKED IN THE CIVIL SERVICE FENCE. Price and Millner, Charged With Rob bins Postofflce, to be Tried at Tay lorsville A Colored 'Woman Identifies Luke Richardson. A special from Washington says Senator Pritcbard is receiving con gratulations from the army of place hunters upon his success in having deputy collectors of Internal revenue and deputy collectors of customs re lieved from the classified list of the civil service. He claims to have made the issue with the civil service commission through the Treasury Department, and he finally obtained an order from the Secretary of the Treasury exclud ing those positions from the classified list. There are 40 or 50 deputy collectors in North Carolina who will be affected by Senator Pritchard's act. He says he may have endorsed three or four applicants for deputy collectorsbips, but be has concluded not to interfere with the collectors and the Republi can members of the House in the va rious districts in the selection of dep uties. PRICE AND MILLNER. Carried to Lexington Will be Tried at Taylorsville. Price and Millner, the men charged with robbing the" Taylorsville post office, will be tried before United States Commissioner Matheson, of that place. The men were carried before Justice Lehman Monday morning, when he announced that he bad no jurisdiction in the case, whereupon the men were discharged. They were immediately rearrested, however, by the Deputy Marshal on a warrant issued by Com missioner James Martin. The officer carried the prisoners through the country to Lexington Monday. He will receive instructions when be ar rives there when to take them to Tay lorsville. Their trial is set for tomor row. Mr. H. T Harris, the State detec tive who has been following Price and Millner for several days, left Friday morning for bis home at Hickory. He does not believe the men will be con victed with the present evidence against them. He was not in favor of arresting them until some further evidence was obtained. Postofflce Inspector Dexter left on the 10:30 train for Greensboro in search of Detective Harris, who he says has acted rather strangely before and since the arrest of Price and Millner. The Inspector does not want Mr. Harris to think that he is not bis friend. Mr Dexter stated to the reporter that the evidence against the prison ers is only circumstantial, but he hinks more can be obtained and that :,hey will be convicted. He feels con fident they are guilty. District Attorney Glenn consented to the Deputy Marshal holding the men in LiPXtngton until a day oerore the trial if he wishes to do so. Price and Millner expressed a preference to remain in Lexington. The deputy will follow the instructions of the Marshal in the matter. The prisoners seem to think they can give bond. They sent a telegram late Thursday afternoon to Frank Linney. a son of the Congressman, whom they claim to be their friend. AGAINST RICHARDSON. A Colored Woman Comes to Winston and Identifies Him. D. Schenck, Jr., of Greensboro, who represents the State in the prosecu tion of the negro Richardson, charged with assaulting Miss Seifert, last Sunday, brought a colored woman to Winston Thursday to identity Rich ardson, which she did. Mr. Schenck took the woman to the jail. Notwithstanding there are a number 01 prisoners in tne jail, tue witness pointed out Richardson at once. This woman's name is Maude Wil son, she says sne was in tne woons lust beyond the residence of Mr Sbenck, about lz o'clock, getting some tooth brushes, and that she saw the young lady going on towards the mill: that some minutes afterwards she saw a negro man coming in a run from that direction, dressed in a dark suit of clothes and that he had a dark bat In his hand. Before coming here she told the Greensboro officers that she could identify Richardson; that while she did not know his name she knew him when she saw him. The woman returned to Greensboro that evening with Mr. Schenck. Her evidence against Richardson is consid ered very damaging. DEPUTY COLLECTORS. Collector Harkins Expects to Ap point New. Men About the First of August. Solicitor Mott passed up the road this morning on his return from a trip to Asheville and Raleigh. He went to the former place to see Collector Harkins about the appointment of Borne of the Colonel's friends as Depu ty Collectors. The Solictor informed the reporter that the Collector expects to appoint his new deputies about the first or August, If matters are In shape for him to do so by that time. It is presumed that the old depu ties will be called upon about the lat ter part of the month to resign. Mr. Standard to be Manager. Mr. Caesar Cone, of Greensboro, President of the North . Carolina Freight Shippers' Association, writes to one of Winston's wholesale grocery firms that be has employed Mr. K. c. Standard as manager of the Associa tion. He will report for duty about 15th Inst. Mr. Cone's letter does not state where Mr. Standard is from. He is said to be an expert and will confer with various railroads regarding an equalization of freight rates. j- Mr. Rouss Contribution.. Governor Russell has a letter from j Charles Broadway Bouss, of New I York, Baying be wants to give 8250 I toward the monument over the North J Carolina dead in Stonewall cemetery, at Winchester, Va. . NEW DIRECTORS TAKE CHARGE. Meeting of the Stockholders of North Carolina Railroad. Mr. H. W. Fries returned from Greensboro Thursday night, where he attended the meeting of the Stockhol ders of the North Carolina Railroad Company, which was held yesterday afternoon. At this meeting the old board of directors went out of office, - their terms having expired. The new board appointed by Gov. Russell, went iu. Col. Mirehead was made chairman, and Hugh McRae secretay. Commit tee on proxies reported that thty found 6,152 shares represented, which was a majority overall. Number of persons holding these shares, 216 Mr. Jas H. Chadbourn, Jr., then presented his credentials as State's proxy. The next was the read ng of the report of the retiring president, Hon. S B. Alexander, in which he congratulated the shareholders on the condition of the road, financially and otherwise, adding that under existing conditions it was a valuable piece of property and advising that the "exist ing conditions" be maintained. At tne conclusion a motion was made to receive the report and the chairman was about to declare it car ried when Dr. Norment arose and wanted to know if by giving assent to this course it committed one to en dorsing the report of the president. tie was told no and be quit. xne reading or the other reports was dispensed with as they were all printed. btate s proxy Chadbourn then an nounced that he held in his hands commissions for the new directors, as follows: YJr R M Norment, of Robe son; Virgil S Lusk, of Buncombe; Win Gilchrist, of New Hanover; A C Avery, of Burke; J S Armstrong, of New Hanover; J A Smith, of Polk; II U Butters, of Columbus; John Graham, of Warren. un motion of Mai. Graham these gentlemen were elected as directors on the part of the private stockhold ers: F. H. Cameron, Gen. R V H jke, II. W. Fries and Hugh McR ie A. W. Graham, Lawrence b. Holt and J. P. Allison were elected as the finance committee, while Dr. D. W. C. Benbow, P. B. Ruffln and Mr. Finch were made the committee to verify proxies for the year. Then the meet ing adjourned, amid the utmost good feeling. The new directors met immediately after the adjournment of the stock holders. Judge Avery was made chair man and Hugh McRae secretary, when the following officers were elected: lr. K. M. Norment, of liobeson, president, to succeed S. B. Alexander, of Mecklenburg. E. a. Walton, of Burke, secretary and treasurer, to succeed P. B. Rufha, of Orange. Charles a. Cook, of War ren, attorney, to succeed J. S. Man ning, of Durham. Dr. T. S Hogg, ex pert. These are the same officers elected by the new Russell board immediate ly after their appointment in March if. a ttuffio received the vote or four directors as a compliment to his long and faithful service as secretary and treasurer. The finance committee on the p;irt of the directors is W. II. Worth and Jno. S Armstrong The directors met again late in the afternoon to receive the bond of the new secretary and treasuier, and then adjourned to meet at Burlington on the 26th to examine and close up the books of the late secretary and treas urer and transact such other routine business as may come up. Dropping Colored Firemen. Thb Sentinki. was informed Fri day that the Southern Railway is cutting off the colored firemen on the various lines and replacing them witn white men. Since the change in the divisions, it is said that the company has more employees than it kuows what to do with. It is said that a number of engineers who have been running for several years will have to po back to firing. The colored man who has been firing on the winstoti- Salem train, was replaced yesterday by a white man, Mr. Clark. Forsyth Should Own a Pair. Every county in the State should own a Dair or eooo 0100a nounas Forsyth ought to have thein. The city and County Fathers might make the purchase together. A proposi tion was made to the Greensboro At dermen last night to take up a sub scription and buy a pair of the ani mals, provided tne city wouio agree to take care 01 tnem and Keep tnem wen trained. Great care would have to be exercised in keeping the blooded stock to prevent somebody from poisoning them. Plnkerton Dectective In Lexington, It Is stated that a Pinkerton detec tive, from Philadelphia, arrived iu Lexington Thursday, and win at once endeavor to unravel the mystery sur rounding the murder of Mrs. A. A. Springs Mr. Springs has never yet given up hopes of capturing his wife's assassin, ana ror some time ne nas been negotiating with a detective agency. The arrival of the Pinkerton from Philadelphia follows these nego tiations. Caught by the Train. A work train ran into a delivery wagon at a crossing in ureensooro Friday. The horse and wagon were knocked from the track ana tne colored driver, Mark Cotton, was hit on the back of the bead and badly in iured. It is feared that bis skull Is fractured. The horse was knocked some distance and turned over three times before be got away from the track. The animal will die. :. Safe Blowers at Liberty. Between midnight and day Thurs day morning safe blowers cracked two safes at Liberty on tne J. x . v . road. The safes in the armers' Alli ance store and in the store of Brown As Prltchett were blown open and rob bed. The blowers got about fetuu in money from the two safes. The Burlington oiooanounas were sent for but they failed to track the guilty parties. Will Complete it This Week. " Editor Pepper, of the Danbury Re Dorter. spent Friday night in the city, returning home Saturday. He says corn and tobacco are looking fine in Stokes. The telephone line from Wal nut Cove to Piedmont Springs will be com Dieted next week. Tbe stations will be at Walnut Cove, Meadow's Postofflce, Danbury and Piedmont Springs. Y.M.C.AS NEW HOME. CHANGE OF QUARTERS IS AL MOST ASSURED. Important Meeting of Directors and Canvassers Legality of the Will of the Late E. T. Clemtnons to be Tested at Asbevtlle, Aug.2. Ttie Directors of the Y. M. C. A. met Friday night in connection with the special canvassing committee. In the absence of President R. A. Spa ugh, the meeting was presided ovfr by First Vice-President J, R. Justice. A spirit, of earnestness pervaded the oeiinerations wlncu betokened a for ward movement in this important work. An Hctive cunvas for subscrip tions and membership is to be nude within the next week and another meeting will be held next Friday night. It was the sense of the meeting that the proposed change of quarters to the Brown & Carter build ing should be made as early as prac ticable and that steps towards the change should be inaugurated as soon as certain arrangements are effected We think it is safe to say that the change of home will be made and that it will not he many weeks before the Winston-Salem Y. M. C. A. will have quarters superior to any in the State, except at Wilmington and Charlotte, where the Associations own buildings. The enlarged facilities for conduct ing the work should give impetus to the cause and it is hoped that the strong probability for securing these facilities will be helpful in the canvas that is now in progress. A CO OPERATIVE HALL. The Colored People of Winston Plan ulng to Build One. The colored people are soliciting subscriptions looking to the erection of a co-opo.ratlve hall. The committee having the mttter in charge consists of Rev. J. T. Mar tio, Rev S P Vest, K H Hawkins.A R Bridgers, J R Reynolds, A J -Brown J S Lanier and J SFitts. The plan is to erect a three-story brick building, 50 by 75 feet first story, two business rooms second, auditorium; tuird, four lodge rooms It is desired that the proposed hall be built by all of the Societies and Fraternities which are in need of hall room Also individuals may take stock as an investment The total cost is estimated to be $2,500, divided into shares or So each. It is estimated that at least 25 per cent, can be realized on the invest ment If interested in the matter confer with the members of the committee. 3IU. CIjKMMONS' will. The Heirs Notified to Appear at Ashe- vllle on August 2nd. Sheriff Kapp has served notice on the heirs of the late E T. Clemmons to appear at Asheville on August 2nd to test the legality of bis will. Mrs. Clemmons, the widow, having dissented from the will, the court is called upon to say whether or not It is legal If Mrs. Clemmons wins, she will get one-third of the estate. As will be rememotred, Mr. Clemmons willed most of bis property to the Moravian church. A certain amount was to be used in the erection of a house of wor.-hip at Clemmonsville. If the widow's dissension stands, this plan may be interfered witli There are some 15 or 20 heirs upon whom notice lias been served. Among t hem are Mesdames B F Crosland, W H Wheeler, L J Rights, J P Hannah, II B Ireland, and Messrs P H . J W and Philip Hanes, II E and Irvin Mc lver. WINSTON LEADS AS USUAL. Revenue Collections for Fifth District for the Mouth of June Cashier Brenizer, of the Collec tor's office, reports the following col lections for the Fifth district during the month of Juue : Tobacco $104,531 76 Spirits 24,69 10 Cigars Cigarettes 148 05 73 61 38 43 4 008 83 2,867 74 Snuff Special tax... Miscellaneous. Total $136,424 52 These amounts were collected in the various oflices as follows: Winston,. $91,508 43 Statesville, 23,733 32 Asheville, 12,332 03 Mt. Airy 8,850 74 A Farmer Knocked Out. beveral people witnessed a little scrap on tbe east side or tne court house square about o o'clock weanes dav afternoon. Mr. Joe Jacobs and a farmer who gave nts name as uarnng- ton, from btokes countv, were the scrappers. Joe was the Fttzstmmons and he knocked his man out on tbe first round. The farmer failed to get n a single blow. His face was badly disfigured wnen the ngnt ena 3a. Darlington was drinking and insulted Mr. Jacobs in bis own store. He call- ed him an ugly name one that would make most any man nght. Mr Jacobs tiied to prevent any trouble. He submitted before Justice Bessent. Married In the Chimney Corner. -Wilkes county is nothing if not original in many respects. At the home of the bride's rather, in union township, Sunday evening, July 4, M. N. Dancy and Aivertie fierce were united in marriage. A large crowd bad gathered hoping to witness tbe ceremony, but it was not to be. The blushing lovers quietly stole out ana slipping around behind tbe bouse secreted themselves in tbe chimney corner where Rev James Pilklnton said over the words that made them one. "I Will Get It," Says Masten. E. O Masten, of Wilkes, passed up the road Friday morning on his return from Asheville. "Who is going to get tbe deputy collector's place for Wilkes" as tea tne reporter. "I will get it," was Masten's quick reply and be spoke as It he knew what he was talking about. UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCHOOL. Growing In Interest and Attendance. Higher Education of Women. Correspondence of the Sentinel. Chapkl Hill, July 9. The Sum mer School continues to grow in inter est. Every trartn brings new students. The most attractive features of the week are Prof. Gordy's lectures on methods in Americau History. This distinguished lecturer from Connec ticut has won the hearts of all who have been so fortunate as to hear him. Prof. Graham's dailv talks on North Carolina's History are full of Interest. His class was conducted to the histori cal Society Halls, the wails of which are adorned with handsome oil paint ings of Carolina's most gifted sons, representing men of various nrofes- sions, all of whom -have been closely connected with the Uuiversitv. A brief biographical sketch of each was given by Pror. Graham, whose knowl edge of these men far exceeds that of any man In the State. This morning, at the third neriod. the entire school assembled in Girard Hall to hear Dr. Aldermau's eloouent discourse on the "Higher Education of Women." He began bv showing how woman1 has been rigirdtd by man in the diUvreut stages of the world's history; tiist. as a slave, then a goddess mounted on a pedestal for man's worship, a toy. valued for her beauty and attractiveness, last bv. a human being, suited for companion ship, sympathy and love. tie next compared woman with man from an intellectual stacd point, giving as his opinion that site is neither his superior nor his inferior, but his equal; stating however, that man's stronger organism renders him capable of greater endurauce and closer application. Having paid the highest tribute to the intellectual woman and giving much encouragement to the tiursuit ofknowledge.be closed this magnifi cent speech by sayiug that ttie Uuoi- versity is now open or will be tins fall to women for oust graduate courses. Graduates of other colleges m iy enter witnout tuition while under graduates will be charged according to the les sons taken. Prof. Mclver made a very strong plea for local taxation in favor of pub lic educatlou, and urg.-d each teacher to use his and her influence in helping this great cau-e. A letter was read from Mr. J. S. Carr in which hestatec that tie would give five hundred dollars to aid this movement in his county. May tills worthy example be followed by others. 1 EACH Ell SHOT A WOMAN. The Brutal Deed of an Acting OUicer of the Law. A correspondent at Francisco writes The Sentinel that one day last week Isam Hooks was deput!z-d by some t?f the Virginia oflleers to arrest John Willard, who lives about two miles from there and about one hundred yards from the State line. When Hooks went to make ttie arrest, Wil lard ran across the line to North Caro lina to where Geo. 1 Joins, wife and sister were working in a tobacco field. Hooks followed him and came, up witli him. While there, (Joins' sister made some remarks to Hooks in re gard to arrest ing Willard which didn't go very well with him, so lie (Hooks) drew a revolver and llred at her, the ball taking effect in her left side and came out on the opt.osite side of her backbone. Drs. Leak and Sheppard were called to dress the wound They say she will probably recover. I!( oks made his escape. Grace Kpworth League Ollieers At the regular business meeting of Grace Epworih League Wednesday night the following officers were elect ed for the ensuing six months: President A. B. Guyton. Second Vice President Mrs. II. M. Warden. Third Vice President Miss Cora Ear p. Secretary Miss Carrie Lloyd. Treasurer Miss Rosa Yoik. The first Vice President will be elected at the next business meeting of the League. Petition for J. It. Holland's Pardon. A petition is being circulated in this city for the pardon of J. II. Hol land, now serving a seven years' term in the United States prison at Albany, N. Y., for embezzling funds from ttie Merchants' and Farmers' Natiooal Bank, of Charlotte. The pardon is asked for on the ground of ill health, and the petition is addressed to Pres ident McKinley. Mr. Holland com pleted two years of the seven year sentence June 11th last. The Ooser ver says the petition has so far been 1 irgely signed. Selling Tobacco Stumps Again. Stamp clerk Galloway and Deputy Collector Alspaugh returned from Asheville last Thursday. The former brought a supply of tobacco stamps back with him and at noon he and his assistants began issuing them to the tobacco manufacturers. The deputies do not know what is going to happen. The collector and bis chief clerk were the only new men sworn in. The old ollieers were re commissioned to serve until further notice. Winston Negro In Trouble. The Salisbury World says: "John Smith, tbe Winston darkey who was arrested yesterday for purloining a ring from S. Goodman, was tried last night and committed to jail in de fault of bond Smith Is said by those who know him to be a bad chnracter. He has served time on the Forsyth roads. He was very boisterous after he had been locked up yetarday af ternoon and cursed Mr. Goodmau vio lently for having caused bis arrest." Valuable Cow Killed. We regret to learn that Mr. Will Thomas, who lives near J IJ. Mose ley & Co's coal yard bad the mis fortune to lose a valuable milk cow Friday afiernom. It seems that the cow became entangl in a line wuiie grazing ana in laiiiuv? uer oecK was broken. Rufl Henderson to be V. M. Solicitor Mott says Congressman Linney has promised Run Henderson the Wllkesboro postorllce provided be can get nothing better Of course Ruff will accept. Koyal mulcts the foml pure, wholcsume and delicious. mm &Arrif35 POWDER Absolutely Pure ROVAl SAKINO POWtWR CO., NEW VOIIK. PASSED THE SENATE. The Turiir Bill Adopted by a Vote of as to 28. Washington, July 7. By a vote of 38 to 28, the tariff bill was passed in the Senate shortly before 5 o'clock to day. The culmination of the long and arduous struggle had exciter! the keenest interest, and the lloor and galleries of the Senate chamber were crowded with thoseanxious to witness tne closing scene. An analysis of t'uc final vote shows that the allirinative was cast by :t."i Ilepublicans, 2 Silver Republicans Jones, of Nevada and Mantle and 1 Democrat, McKnery. TVtal, :ts. The negative vote was east by 2" Demo crats, 2 Populists Harris, of Kansas, and Turner and I Silver Republican, Cannon. Total, 2 Eight Republi cans were paired for the bill, and 8 Democrats against it. The Senators present and not voting were: Popu lists, 5 viz , Allen, Butler, lleitfeld, Kyle, and Stewart; Silver Republi cans, 2 viz.. Teller and l'ettigrew. Following the passing of the bill, a resolution was agreed to, asking the House for a conference, and Senators Allison, Aldrich, Piatt of Connecti cut, Burrows, Jones, of Nevada, Vest, Jones of Arkansas, and White were named as couferrees on the part of the Senate. ST It IKK WILL NOT LAST LONG. That Is What I. G. Dun V. Co. Think. Failures This Week. R. O. Dun Ai Co.'s weekly review of trailo says: The strike of the bituminous coal miners has taken 75,0O0 men or more from work, ami threatens to restrict suiiiilies of fuel iu some ijnartern, though the est Vir ginia and some other mines .vliich declined to take part, claim to he able lu meet the Kasteru demand for some months. At the West, the strike is by no means unitedly sustained, and the impression prevails that it will not last lon. The tin plate wuks have settled the wae iiiestiou, and are 8i;itin busy, ami show a production of I .roo, OUO hoses, with a eapucily of fiJ.iO.iKK) boxes. The bar mills have mure trouble, but a general sett lenient of iron ami steel wages is exii:ted without much delay. New orders are small since the annu.il vaca tion began, but yet are large enough, every thing considered, to afford some encour agement. ! allures for the week have been mi the United States against 21i last vear. Fought iu the Court House. Policeman White knocked out a white man named Morris, of Ilowan county, Friday. The tight occurred in the Court house and buerni Kapp says r he had not separated the men the ollicer would have beaten Mrris badly. The trouble originat ed, it appears, over Morris insulting Mrs. White because she would not buy some of his chickens. Death of Itev. W. A. Lutz's Itrollicr. Ilev. W. A. Lutz. received a letter today advising him of the death of his brother, Mr. J. S. Lutz, which oc curred Thursday morning at Ins home in Newton. I aceased had been in bad health for some time and was ."7 years old. He leaves a wife, three children and two grand children to mourn his death. The funeral serv ices were held Friday. Will (lU IlltO Cillllp. The two military companies at Mcidsville go into camp at 1'iedinont Springs this month; the Lumberlon company goes to Wriglitsville.aud the Governor's Guards of Kaleigh, go to Nashville on the ISth. All the com panies of the State Guard are said to be fully equipped and are in good shape. Made t he Trip in a Wagon. J. C. Martin arrived at Kappa, Da vie county, June2'jtii,after an absence of 27 years. He left Cherokee county, Kansas, on April 2 '.ah. He made the trip in a two-horse wagon. He brought his family and will likely remain in his native county. Husiness College. We have an intimation that an effort will be made to establish a first class Business College and preparatory school in Winston. It seems to us that such an institution should suc ceed. What do you think V Consider the matter and be prepared to give an opinion if you should be called upon. Short in His Aco unli. Youth's Companion. Probably the only man who employer ever congratulated him upon thrt shortness ot his accounts was a newspaper writer. Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that contain Mercury, as mercury will surely destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it throun the mu cous surfaces. Such articles should never lie used except on prescriptions from reputa ble physicians, as the damage they do is ten fold to the good yon can possibly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manu factured by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury, anil is taken internal ly, acting directly upon the blood and mu cous surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get the gen uine. It is taken inlernally and is made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Ho. Testi monials free. UT"tkld by Druggists, price 75c, per bottle.