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$ lates throughout Piedmont Q $1 and Northwestern Carolina Q 0 and has no superior in this Q $ section as a desirable ad A 0 vertising medjum. 0 A STEWSX AID TRUSTWORTHY FtHILT SEW8PAPER FOR NORTH CAROLINA. PEOPLE, IN THE STATE AND OUT OF IT. X I. WHIT1KEK, Jr., Editor and Hanger l.OO PER TEAR IK ADTJFCK WINSTON-SAIiBMtN.:0., THURSDAY, APRIL 21.1898. Vol, XLII. No. its. Price 5 cents $ An Independent Family ($ Newspaper for the people. $ if) Devotel to the farming in- $ terests and to the industri- ) $al development of Pied- ,) mont North Carolina. 0 Western Sales With Hood's Sarsapa- Talk rilla," Sales Talk," and show that this medi cine has enjoyed public confidence and patronage to a greater extent than accord ed any other proprietary medicine. This is Bimply because it possesses greater merit and produces greater cures than any other. It is not what we say, but what Hood's Cji'sapi-rilla doc, that tclla the story. Ail advertisements of Hood's Sarsaparilla, like Hood's Sarsaparilla it self, are honest. We have never deceived the public, and this with its superlative medicinal merit, is why the people have abiding confidence in it, and buy nn LnJ Sarsaparilla Almost to the exclusion of all others. Try It Prepared only by C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. .-,., are the only pills to take MOOU S PlllS with Hood's Sarsaparilla. Southern Railway Pir.DWONT AIRLINE. Condensed Schedule IN EFFECT DEC. 27th. 198 Dally connections at Gr -ensboro for all points North, South and east of Greensboro At Salisbury for all points in Western North ' arolina, Knoiville, Term., Cincinnati aid Western points. At Charlotte for Spartanburg, Greenville, Athens, Atlarta and all points South. Trains Lsavs Winstcn-Salem 6.20 k M DAILY Connects at Durham for Oxford and C'larks ville: at Selma for Fayetteville and- interme diate stations on the W ilson A Fayettevilk Short Cut. and tor Wilson acd Rocky Mount, t uoldsboro for Newbern anu Morehead City daily except Sunday. For Wilmington and intermediate stations on the Wilmington A Weldon Railroad daily. 5.10 P M DAILY Connects at Greensboro with the Washington and Southwestern Vestibuled (LitD'lei,) nd the New York and Florida Short Line (limited) fain for all points South and with main line train No. 12 for Danville and Richmond and all ntermedlate local stations for Norfolk, Tar bo o. Reeky Mount, 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. "lso Columbia, Augusta, Charloote, Savannah. Jacksonville and all points in Florida, Sleep- ng car for Atlanta and Jacksonville and a! ;harlotte with Sleeping car for Augusta and 'acksonvllle. 10.30 A M DAILY (Except Sunday) Connects at Greensboro for all ro'cts Nortl a-s Raleigh and Goldsboro Trains Arrivs atWinstcn-Sakrc. 9-E.O A M DAILY Prom New York, Washington, Richmond Lynchburg, Danville and Raleigh. 1:30 P. M. DAILY. (Except Sunday) From Atlanta, Charlotte, and all points South, Vilisi)ro Raleleh. and Intermediate p jintf , Chattanooga and Ashev.l'.e. 8:50 P. M. DAILY. From New York. Washington and Danville all points North Kaleit'h and Godsboro Mvm Winston-Salem and Wilkesboro. Passenger train No. 5 leaves Winston-Salem 10 a. m. daily except Sunday, arrives atWllkes boro 1:15 pm. Mixed train No 57 leaves Winston-Salem 140 p m Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays, arrives at Wilkssboro 7:50 p m. Passenger train No 10 leaves Wilkesboro 2.30 p m, arrives at Winston-Salem at 5 15 p nv Mixed train No. 56 leaves Wilkesboro 8am TuecJays Thursdays and Saturdays, arrives a Winston-Salem 3:46 p m. Between linston-Salem and MocMle Train No 65 leaves Winston-Salem 6:30 p w arrives Mocksville 7:50 p m. Train No 6s leaves Mocksville 8am arrives Winston-Sale a 4:35 am. W. H. GREEN, J. M. CTJLP, Gen'l Sup't. Traffic M'gV W. A. TURK Gen'l Pass. Agent. Eor further information in regard to rates tickets, baggage checks etc., apply to CHARLES BUFORD, Ticket Agent. "T Schedule in Effect Deo. 5th. 1897. WINSTON-SALEM DIVISION Leave Wlns- ton-Salem 8 30 a m. faily except Sunday. Arrive Roanoke 1.20 p. m. 7:50 a m. (mixed) dally except Sunday, foi Roanoke and intermediate points Arrive Roanoke 6:40 p.m. Leave Roanoke 7:3) a. m. (mixed) dally except Sunday. Arrive Winston-Salem 6:45 p.m. Leave Roanoke 4.85 p. m. dally except Sunday. Arrive W inston-Salem 9:15 p. m. WBSTBOUND. LEAVS ROAKOKK DAILY. 140 a. m. (Vestibuled Limited) for Bristol and intermediate points, and Knoxvllle and Chattanooga, all points South and W-st ruunum sleepers hi jnempnus uu Orleans. 4:15 p. m. for Bluefield, Pocahontas, Kenova Columbus andChicago and all points west. - Pullman Sleepers from Roanoke to Col umbus, also for Radford. Bristol. Knox vllle, Chattanooga and . Intermediate points SOBTH A XA8TBOria. LKAVK BOAHOKB DAILY 1:55 p. m. for Petersburg, Richmond and Nor folk. 1.E0 p. m. for Washington, Hagerstown, Phlla- aeipniaana new ion. 11:35 n. m. for Richmond and Norfolk. Pull man Sleeper Roanoke o Norfolk and Lynchburg to Richmond. 11:80 n. m. ( Vestibuled Limited) for Haeers town, Washington r nd New York. Pull man Sleepers to Vi asbington, Philadel phia and New York via Shenandoah Junction and B. and O. Railroad. DURHAM DIVISION Leave Lynchburg dally except Sunday, 4:00 p. m. (union sta tion) for Durham and all Intermediate nnlntn. Leave Durham daily except Sunday, at 7:00 a. m. for Lynchburg and intermediate iwtlntR. For ail additional Information apply at ticke office, or to u. t'. ukaw, W. B. BEVILL, Trav. Pass, Agent. Gen. Pass Agent. Roanoke. v. G. P. IVIoorc. Attorney and Counselor at Law. Office S. Vi. Corner 3rd and Liberty Sta, Winaton, N. C. "Will practice In all State Courts and in the Federal Court. All business will receive prompt and carefull attention. LOUIS M. S WINK, Attorney at Law, Winston, N. C. ?YtM 1 7 Main flfwaa PwpHffl in all VUiUV XM AM AM. J WWVbM -a. w- m, mm ... . State and Federal Courts. Money to loan - H , BOHCE. I wast everr man and woman In the United States interested in th? Oyinm and Whisky csoica to nave one or my doom on inese ota eases. Address B. M. WooHey, Atlantfa, Gsu. tx vf t, ana one wiu ue sent moo. ire. KILLED ON RAILROAD HOKRIBLE DEATH OF WILL LIDS AY, COLORED. Struck by a. freight Car on the Trestle Over Fifth Street Near Ballr Bro. Factorj a l ew Si " ' o'clock. Will Linasay, a colored man, aged about 19 years, met with a horrible death a few minutes after 12 o'clock last week Wednesday. He was killed on the Email trestle across Fifth street, Dear Bailey Bros.' factory, by a box car. Parties who witnessed the accident say that Liadsay had just left the factory of Bailey Bros, and was walk ing across the trestle, goiDg to his home near Belo's pond after his din ner. When about ten feet from the North end of the trestle the shifting engine, with two box cars, comiog in from the fertilizsr factory, met him. Engineer Hooper says the cars were in front of the engine, therefore he nor his fireman were able to see the colored mao, The brakesman, Andy Harris, who was on top of one car, saw Lindsay and he gave the engineer a signal to stop, but it was too late to save Lindsay's life. Parties who saw the train coming called to Lindsay but he paid no at tention to their words of warning. He was not run over, but was caught and dragged for several feet, until the train stopped. He was dead when found. His left thigh was crushed, arm broken, face scarred, besides other bruises about his body. Fngineer Hooper claims he was not unnicg over six miles an hour. Others say he was going much faster. The ngiueer -says also that the train did not run over the length of two box cars and the engine after Lindsay was struck. Soon after the accident the dead man was placed on a box car door and carried to the freight depot and placed under the shed, where bun reds of colored people and a number f.whites viewed the body. Owinglo the fact that several people witnessed the accident it was decided not to hold a post mortem examination. Sheriff Kapp instructed Long, the colored uadertaker, to take charge of the remains and prepare them for burial, which he did. Lindsay came to Winston about 6 years ago from Reidsville. This accident should Drove a warn ing to the large number of people who are in the habit of walking on the railroad tracks and trestles. DEAD LETTERS. If Your Name Is on the List, Call on the Postmaster. The following is a list of dead let ters remaining in the post office at Winston, N. C, April 9th, 1898 : Mrs Celia Allen, A G Ayers, Mrs Francis Bynum, JSC Carpenter, W Chaflo, Geo Cobbs, Allen Davis, Robert Foust, Gillam & Co, Miss Susan Hoders. Miss Lillie Hauser, Leonard Jones, S B Kenny, David Leak, - Mrs Sam Leslie, Miss Sarah Lineback, Miss Bartley Docous, Miss Daisy McKnight, George P McBattle, re McOliver, Miss HJIla Morgan, Lu- indy Montgomery, Mrs Martha Seal, ti JNelson, Mrs Coin Newton, Wil liam Patterson, Mrs Amanda Petty, Columbus Pitts, W J Poythrews, Bert Wright, K U Roberts, J ti Robinson 3, Mrs Cbristene Shouse, Miss Lelie Sey more, Catherine Sparker.Cedly Smith, Miss Annie r bmith, A w btockton, Mrs Rosa Suit, Mrs Eiizi Stephenson, A btith, Mrs Mollle Thompson, Mrs Emma Tilley, G VTilley, Mrs Dorcas Wall, Mrs Matilda Williams, Mrs Will Wyatt. When calling for the above letters please 6ay thev were advertised. P. 11. LYBBOOK, if. M. SALEM. List of letters remaining unclaimed n postoffice at Salem, N. C, at elose of business Saturday, April 9th, 1E98: W L Brown, Miss Ida Clark, Miss Bettie Crews, Charley Davis, MisB Minnie Holder, R B Hanes, Emetine Long, Mrs A M Parker, Henry Sparks, John Shouse. Parties calling for these letters will please say they were advertised. W. iT. URMSBY, P. M. It is economy to profit by the experience of others. Thousands have been cured by Hood' 8 Sarsaparilla, why not yon. A HORRIBLE MURDER. Cut His Wife's Throat and Stabbed Her In the Side. Isaac Wade, who killed his wife a few days ago in Floyd county, Va., has been captured. He was traced to this State and tbe"h back into Patrick and was arrested. The prisoner was taken back to the scene of his crime, and in a preliminary trial before a justice of the peace was sent to the grand jury tie was lodged in lati at a ioya court house. He con fesed the crime, which is one of the most horrifying ever com mitted 1o the mountains of Virginia. Wade says he and his wife were build ing a fence when they quarreled. She started to leave him, when he took out his pocket knife and cut her throat and stabbed her in the side. The murderer is sixty-seven years old and has eight children living. He says he knows be will get a long term in the penitentiary for bis crime. Decree in N. C. Railroad Suit. ,The- United States Court. bas en tered a final decree, confirming the 99-years lease of the -North Carolina Railroad to the Southern Railway Company. This is the lease which Governor Russell endeavored to annul. There will be no appeal from the de cision, and the salt is now ended. Thousand suffer from Catarrh or cold in head and have never tried the- popular remedy. There is no longer any excuse, as a 10 cent trial size of Ely's Cream Balm can be had of your druggist or we mail it for 10 cents. i ELY BROS , 66 "Wairen St, N. Y. City. A friend advised me to try Ely's Cream Balm and after using it six weeks I believe myself cured of catarrh. It is a most val uable remedy. Josiph Stkwaht, 624 Grand Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y. TESTIMOMJF LEE. A BOOK OF. MORETH AN SIX HUNDRED PAGES. Spaniards Placed Torpedoes In the Harbor Weyler's Letter Led Hlra to Believe Mines Were Placed Before Maine ; Disaster. ,. WashinoJon. --ipril 14 The testi mony of General Lee before the Sen ate Committee on Foreign Relations was made public today. It constitut ed a book of six hundred and fifty pages. It includes not only the testi mony taken. since the Maihe disaster, but much taken before and running back a year or more. The statement w bich contains the greatest, current interest is that of Lee. on 12th, when he said he was informfd by very good authority that the Spaniards had placed two rows of torpedoes just at the mouth of Havana harbor within the past two months, subsequent to the Maine disaster, and that the switchboard is in a room at Morro Castle. He had no information of placing torpedoes before the Maine was destroyed or regarding the pur chase abroad by Spain of torpedoes. He had no reason to suppose the harbor was mined at all before the Maine disaster, but the Weyler letter led him to believe that mines were placed previous to the Maine incident. ARRIVED AT CHICAMATJGA. Chattakooga, April 14. The Twenty-Fifth Infantry arrived today and will go into camp at Chicamauga this afternoon. This is the first regi ment of the army force which will occupy the historic battle field. PLACING MINES. New Rochelle, N. Y., April 14. New guns arrived at Fort Slocumb to day to be added to the strategic point. Sab marine mines are being placed in the sound. to'buy more boats. New YoRK.April 14. Negotiations are pending today to purchase the New York and Paris of the American line. Later. Secretary Long contracted for the St. Paul, St. Louis, New York and Paris, of the American line, to be returned after the war and the owners to be be paid for damage sustained. ON TO KEY WEST. Washington, April 14. Key West and not Chicamauga is to be the rendezvous for troops. The change was made in a twinkling. A THOUSAND MULES. Washington, April 14. The trans portation Department has just order ed the purchase of a thousand mules. ... SUPPLIES FOR CRUISERS. Washington, April 14. The Fern and Mangrove have been ordered to Norfolk to get supplies for the cruis ers at Key West. BOOMERS BUSH. To;the Mineral Strip In the Blackfoot Reservation. Blackfoot, Mont., April 14 There was a boomer rush to secure the mineral strip in the Blackfoot reservation early this morning. At 6 o'clock the signal to start was given. A company of United States cavalry that had been holding the seekers alter riches in check gave way. As snow was six feet deep on the mountain, the boomers aban doned their horses to perish and proceeded in snow shoes. GRADED SCHOOL NOIE9. Prof. Claxton to Deliver the Address. Class Day'ExercIses. The commencement exercises of the Winston City Schools will be held in the Y. M. C. A. hall on Thursday evening, . May 19 th. The annual address will be delivered by Prof. P. P. Claxton, of th chair of Pedagogy at the State Normal College, Greens boro. Mr. J. P. Caldwell, editor of the Charlotte Observer, is expected to be present. The Class Day exercises will be held either on Wednesday or Thurs day morning in the Went Eud Graded School chapel. At this time the class oration, prophecy, poem and history will be read. - Final examination of the seniors will begin on May 16th. Chairman J. C. Buxton, of the School Board, will deliver a lecture to the graduating class next week on the subject of "Civil Government." Several handsome and valuable books will be added to the library in a few days. WILL BE REINSTATED. Postal Cleric Flrey and His Lawyer Stop Here. Postal Clerk Firey, who was acquit ted in the Federal Court at Greensboro last week Tuesday, came up to Win stoo that night and left the next morniDg. He was accompanied by his lawyer, Col. J. Hampton Hoge, Mr. Firey told a sentinel man that he was confident of be ing reinstated to his run between Wlcston and Roanoke. Col. Hoge ex pressed the same view, adding that Judge Purnell and several lawyers had vo.untarily offered to write strong letters to the authorities asking for Mr. Flrev's reinstatement. The speech of Col. Hoge's is highly complimented by those who beard it He SDoke for an hour and twenty min utea and he fairly roasted the parties who were responsible for the arrest and prosecution of his client.. Awaiting Dr. Broughton's Reply- It Is reported that, in a speech at Atlanta,. Rev. L. G. Broughton made tbe plain assertion that .the fight the North Carolina Baptist, made against State aid to the university ana other high educational institutions has greatly injured the demonlnation. Some Baptists decline to believe bis remarks were as reported and Editor Bailey, of the Biblical Recorder, who has written to Dr. Broughton, says he Is waiting for a denial. In Georgia, It seems, an anti-State aid crusade was or is about to be commenced by the Baptists. NO CURE NO PAY. That is the way U druggists sell GROVE'S TASTELESS CHILL TONIC for ChiU and Fever and all forms of Malaria. It is simply Iron and Quinine in a tasteless form. Children love it. Adults prefer it to bitter, nauseating Toulos. Price, Wo. POWERSAMHEPOPE TALK OF INTERVENTION IN FAVOR OF SPAIN. Secretary Day Does Not Believe This Country Will Entertain any Over tures From Powers Looking to a Change of ProgranK le. Washington, Apr.U. 15 The Am bassadors, after another meeting with Archbishop Ireland, held a meeting this morning and it is said will send an emphatic note to President Mc- Kinley to save Spain. WHAT THE POPE SAYS. Rome, April 15. Pope Leo says he Europe United the lat- understands the Powers of will intervene between the States and Spain, in favor of ter. He adds that according to in formation gathered in well informed quarters, the intervention wul take the rorm or a naval demonstration, in which all the Powers will participate. NOTE OF POWERS London, April 15 A Madrid des patch this afternoon says the notu of the Powers will review the whole Cuban question, pointing -out that all the troubles witn me unitea states arise through the clamor or sugar manufacturers, who. it is claimed, formed and organized the entire re volt, and that attention will be re called to the alleged unmolested American flllibusterings; and it will be asserted that the chief insurgent leaders are nob Cubans, but adventur ers, whose sole purpose is plunder aLd robbery. WILL BE DECLINED. Washington, April 15 It is the concensus of opinioa among officials at he State Department that if the Powers present a note after the Sen ate casses the resolution under con sideration the government will firmly decline to accept any suggestion. Judge Day says he does not believe this country will entertain any over tures from the Powers seeking to change the programme arranged. NOT REGARDED SERIOUSLY. The efforts to induce renewed action by the Powers is not regarded serious ly by Senators, who do not believe any complete coalition can be secured in any very radical protest agaiast the course of the United States. ARE THEY THE SAME GANG? One Thousand Dollars Worth of Jew elry Stolen In Charlotte. A bold burglary was committed in Charlotte at Tuesday evening, April 12. While Mr. John W. Milter and family were out calling some one en tered their house, on the main street of the city, and carried away over one thousand dollars' worth of jewelry, consisting of a crown-shaped breastpin of eighteen stones, one being gone; five soltaire rings, weighing a half to two carats; one cluster ring, with "Walter to Ida," engraved inside: one set ring, with two large pearls silver ladles, spoons and forks' most of which are marked ,M," one "lt7J and 1898," and a large silver bowl, gold lined. There seems to be a gang doing Charlotte and Richmond together. The officer killed in Richmond Sunday night pulled from the burglar who did the shooting a coat stolen from a firm in Charlotte last week. READY TO FIGHT. Three Old Citizens Want to Shoulder Arms Against Spain. Mr. Edward Spach, of the black smith firm of Spach & Cranford, was 76 years old April 14 He was out early in the morniDg makiDg inquiry for the latest war news. He remarked that notwithstanding his age he stood ready to shoulder arms and go fight the Spaniards. Mr. Sam Mickey, an other patriotic citizen, who went through the civil war. being a member of the old Salem or Vance band, en dorsed Mr. Spach's statement by saying he was ready to go too. Gottlieb Brendle, another balem man, who is some 60 years old, says he is anxious to join the army and stands ready to answer the first, call. He served in the late war for 18 months Called to Newbern. Rev. Higbt U. Moore, a former pas tor of Broad Street Baptist church. bas accepted a call to the pastorate of Middle Street baptist church at JNew bern. to succeed Rev S J. Porter. Mr. Moore's fourth year at Monroe will end in June, at which time he expects to resign to go to Newbern The Biblical Recorder truly sajs: "He is one of our most promising younger men. and any section in which be locates is fortunate. In the Atlantic where he started as a regular pastor (at Morehead City) he is well known; and his itfluence will count for much in the upward trend of the Baptist cause in all that rapidly developing section." War Spirit at Clemmonsville. A Clemmonsville citizen writes The Sentinel that t he war spirit is on in that section. A mammoth gun, drawn by six mules, passed through Clem monsville a few day ago and it was bupposed to be going to some of the fortifications on the Yadkin river. The advisability of making some ar rangements for the defence of the Forsyth village is being. discussed, the "burg" being somewhat conspicuously located on Muddy Creek. "' m i mm A Compromise. It will be remembered that Mr. Phillips, father of Mrs. Neal Hall, willed the. Western JN. u. M. ti. con ference 91,000 and the Winston-Salem Y. M. C. A. $100. Mr. Phillips' ;heirs brought suit to break the will and It was learned April 14 that the matter has been compromised by the pay ment of 50 per cent, of the amounts left to the conference and Associa tion. - ' ' . , : . . - Will Get $20,000. The Supreme Court confirms the de cision of the Superior Court in the award ef $20,000 to C. H. Norton, ' of Durham, who was nearly killed by the Southern railroad last year. He is new in Baltimore under treatment for blindness resulting from the accident. EMERGENCY ORDERS. ISSUED TODAY BY WAR AND NAVY DEPARTMENTS. Arranging for the Transportation of Troops Vaval Militia Ordered to be In Readiness Squadron Re turns Commander Weyler. Washington, April 15. Secretary Alger issued an order this morniniz di recting Col. Kimball, Chief of the Q lar termaster Department for the East to arrange services for transportation, to be used ia conveying troops to Cuba. The order is an emergency one. The Quartermaster is directed to use every endeavor to let contracts immediately. ORDERS TO NAVAL MILITIA. Washington, April 15. Orders have been issued by the Navy Depart ment that the Naval multii. of New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mish igan and New Jersey hold'titself in readiness to man the auxiliary cruis ers recently purchased, the Prairie, Yankee, Dixie, Yosemite aLd Vene zuela. Ail will not go until hostilities occur. THE FLYING SQUADRON Washington, April 15 Captain Furman of the steamship Chicka hominy reports having passed the Flying Squadron thirty miles off the Capes, gomg through squadron ma- neuvres ana gua practice. It is stated on excellent authority that the Squad ron will return to Old Point Comfort, this afternoon. LATER - SQUADRON RETURNS. Newport News, Va , April 15 The Flying Squadron has reiurntd. - LEFT FOR NEW YORK Philadelphia, April 15 The Monitor Naptha left for New York this morning. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF WEYLER. Washington, April 15. It is ru mored that Weyler has been appointed Commander-in Chief Zotl Ihe Spanish army. WAR APPROPRIATION. Boston, April 15 Massachusetts appropriated Ave hundred thousand dollars for war purposes this after- Loon. A GRAND SUCCESS. The Carnival Given by the Faculty and Pupils of Slater Academy. Fortunate, indeed, were those who were privileged to attend the most ex cellent and meritorious entertainment given at the courthouse last week Wednesday night by the Slater Iniut- trial School. The exercises were opened with an earnest prayer by Rev. A. McLees, of the Tabernacle church, after .which Prof. S. G. Atkins, whohad charge of arrangements, announced the num bers on the programme as it appeared in The Sentinel of April 12Ui, and each and every number was most care fully and acceptably rendered. The wife of Pro'. AtKlns deserves special mention in the selection en titled "The Painter or bevme." tier perfect personation of.each character was very pleasing and striking and her whole demeanor and delivery gave abundant evidence of great .care and successful training in this branch of study. Judging from what was presented to the very attractive and quite large audience the observer could readily see that the Academy is doing most thorough and excellent work for the education and proper training for the colored youth of this community and our people should feel proud that such a school is in successful operation in our midst. Lor g may it live and con tinue in its useful career. As an inducement for the friends of the institution to make special efforts to sell tickets to the carnival and con cert, a number of useful prizes had been offered to the successful contes tants. Fjur received these prizes last night for having sola the largest num ber in the two classes. The first prize was the deed to a lot on Colum bia Heights; the second, a bicycle; third, a gold watch, and fourth, a cooking stove. Public announcement of the successful contestants was made and some of the prizes were awarded at the close of the exercises. The names of the prize-winners are as follows: 1st, W.C. Haizlip; 2nd, Rev. W. W. Pope ; 3rd, Robert Bitting; 4tb, J. T. Grant. Ia closing the exercises Prof. At kins spoke somewhat of the work be ing done by the institution, of their efforts for this carnival and concert, taking occasion to most sincerely thank all of the citizens, both white and colored, who bad in any way as sisted in the work in which they were engaged, the Press of the city being especially remembered for their kind expressions so freely given, the Board of County Commissioners for the use of the courtroom, the citizens who had donated the prizes, to the audience present, ana every one who bad in any wt y assisted in mauing the carnival and concert a perfect success in every way. He further stated that the sev eral recent entertainments given thU week would net the institution about 125 Thus closed a delightful entertain ment most thoroughly enjoyed by all who wore fortunate enough to be present. Over a Million Increase. State Auditor Ayer has issued his report. He gives the aggregate value of property at 259,011,508. This is over a million increase. There is big increase In the value of railroad property. The Secretary of State has received $30,709 more than ever be fore. Circuses have given an increase of $1,360 to tne state. Dangerous Business. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction learnetaat certalfPpublic school officials have been o tiering their services as agents to handle school supolies. etc. This Is dangerous bust ness for a school otHcer.asita is misde meanor. punishable by removal from office, fine and imprisonment. . . . Meat Thieves. A note from Daisy, this county.says that thieves broke the lock and. wept in the emoke house of Mrs. Nancy Stewart.Sunday night, April 10, and stole three bams, one shoulder and one side of meat. There is no clue to the guilty parties. SPAIN WILL FIGHT. SUCH IS THE DECLARATION SHE MAKES. Indignantly Denies Responsibility for the Maine Disaster Says United . States Inspired Insurgents and Displayed Bad Kaith. Washington, April 15 A note from Spain was presented thia after noon. It indignantly denies that Spanish officers are responsible for the Maine destruction. Sntfiista says: "The in'aninus calamity merits the reprobation of the world. All the nations and many Americans know the true cause of the disaster. For the American people to base a plea for intervention upon a heart less calamity of this character is asrainst, reason and justice. It is im possible for us to protest informally against the imputation." The note says the Uaited States consents to Cuban rebel agents and when auton omy was promised in the Island the American squadron went to Cuba and inspired the insurgents to hold out; all the contentions are sup ported by documentary evidence which the Spanish ministry asserts and completely proves that bad faith has been displayed by the Uaited States. The note concludes by de claring that hK "ing exhausted very means tor raaiutainintr pence, Spain is reluctantly compelled to prepare or war and to tight for the main tenauee of her rights and honor. CONFEDERATE VETERANS. Preliminary Arrangements for Memo rial Day Celebration. Pursuant to the call, about forty members of Noifleet Camp, U. C. V , met at the Armory last week Thurs day night to make arrangements for memorial day celebration on Msy lOttf. Owing to the absence of Comman der T. J. Brown, Dr. H T. Ratios ,n was called to the chair. Mai. J. G Young was chosen Secretary. Ihe following committee was ap pointed to act with the Daughters of the Confederacy in formulating tl.e necessary plans for the celebration: Messrs H. E Mclver, Alex R'ghts, John Wlmmer, George Morns and Dr J A. Blum. It was announced that the conutnit ee of young ladies, appointed to col lect money with which to buy marble slabs to be placed upon the graves of the soldiers wbo fought for the South, bad succeeded in raising a fund sufficient to secure the slabs and that hey would be placed on the graves by May 10th. The design drawn by Dr. Blum for the tomb stones is very pretty. In addition to the name and number of regiment, a Confederate flag will be cut on each slab It was also announced that Mai R. E Wilson, a brave soldier who wore the gray, bad bad a large num ber of large and small Confederate buttons made just like those worn during the late war. They will be sold to Confederate veterans through out the South and the proceeds will be given to either Noifleet Camp or the Lades' Memorial Association. It is the purpose of the camp to raise a fund for the erection of a handsome monument to the Confederate soldiers who sleep in the Salem cemetery. The Norneet camp will have an other meeting on the morning of May 10th to decide how many members wish to attend the reunion of North Carolina Confederate Veterans at Charlotte on May 20t,b. LIVRD WITH JUDGE CLOUD. Mr. Hampton Thinks Jackson was Ad mitted to the Bar at Rockford. Mr. II C. Hampton, of Copeland, who spent Tuesday night of last week in the cit.r, is quite an Interesting personage. He is a bachelor, was a warm .ersonal friend qf the la'e Juige Cloud and the two lived together for several years. Mr. Hampton was first deputy clerk to the county court lor some 12 years before Stokes and Forsyth were cut tiff He was clerk of the Superior Court for 10 yeais. Mr. Hampton an-i Capf.. I). P. Mast held an interesting conversation at the hotel Wednesday morning. The Captain was under the Impression that Andrew Jackson was admit lea to t he bar to practice law at Old Rich mood, the first couaty seat, but Mr. Hampton &ays he thinks it was at Rockford. Jackson soon moved to Tennessee and it is said that he left a hotel bill at O.d Richmond unpaid. The proprietor beard of Jackson's suc cess wit h pleasure and when the great General won the battle of iNew urieans the hotel man proceeded to give him credit on his ledger for the victory he had won. The Whltsett Controversy. Editor Bailey, of the Biblical Re corder, gays the Whitsett matter will again come before the Sou i bern Bap tist Convention at Norfolk, where It meets in May. Editor Bailey does not think the convention will be able to settle the controversy. The leading Baptists are of the opinion that the convention .will not demand Prof. Whitsett's 'resignation as President of the Seminary. They do not think it wise. Most of the State Conventions in the South, however, have asked for his resignation. Child Burned to Death. A six-year-old child of Charles Nichols was burned to death near Roaring Gap hotel a few days ago. The parents were away f rom the house and when the little one's cloth ing caught fire it ran into the yard screaming The parents rushed to Its aid, but its clothes were all burned off when they arrived. It Is not known exactly bow It caught fire. When Traveling. Whether On pleasure bent or business, take on every trip a bottle of Syrup of Figs, as it acts most pleasantly and effectually on the kidneys, liver, and bowels, preventing fever, Vipudufhes and other forms of sickness. For sale in 60 cent bottles by all leading drug gists. Manufactured by the California Fig Byrup UO. oniy. A BURGLAR ARRESTED! HE MADE "A CONFESSION AFTER TAKEN TO JAIL. He Was Nabbed by Sheriff Kapp In the Postoffice Lobby, Upon the Strength of a Letter and Photo graphWanted In Virginia. Sheriff Kapp received a telegram Friday from the Sheriff at Bedford City, Va., requesting him to look out for a white a man named J. M. Over street, saying he was wanted there for burglary. The telegram added that a letter would follow giving fur ther particulars. The letter came in Friday night. It gave a description and contained a pnotogragh of the man wanted. In going to the postoffice Saturday morn ingafter his mail, Sheriff Kapp saw his man in the lobby. After viewing him pretty closely, the Sheriff stepped over to his office and got bis pistol. He did not know but that the fellow might resist arrest. Going back to the post office he found Overstreet at one of the desks reading a long letter. He was allowed to finish, when the Sher iff stepped up and asked for his name. The stranger replied that it wasCver street. "You are my man and can consider yourself under arrest," con tinued the Sheriff. Overstreet did not offer any resist ance, but quietly followed the officer to the jail. On the way he queried the Sheriff regarding the charge agatnst him. When told, the prisoner asked if there was not another man wanted in the same case. The Sheriff answered in the affirmative and then asked Overstreet to tell him the name of the other fellow. He said it was Wood; that he came to Winston with him, but after arriving Wood left him. After arriving at the jiil Overstreet almitted to his guilt and toll the whole story. He said he was serving a sentence in jail for burglary and broke out, but claimed that he was sorry for the way he had acted. The prisoner is very well dressed and talks very intelligently. One of his accomplices in the robbery has been arrested in North Dakota. Over street is also thought to be one of the safe-blowers who have been operating in Southwest Virginia. He came here several days ago aod got Post master Lybrook to fill out a blank and forward it, making application to ioin the United .States Army. He went in the office yesterday to see if his application had been accepted. While there he viewed the postoffice safe and questioned the postmaster about how much m'ney he k-pt '.c the safe. TENDERED A SURPRISE. Rev. Mr. Callahan's G3rd Birthday . Big Supper at Parsonage. Rev. G. W. Callahan, the able and popular pastor of Burkbead M. E. church, was 63 years old Friday. He did not anticipate any celebration of the event, but during the after noon, while out visiting, some mem bers of the church, the Ladies' Aid Society, with other lady members and friends of the church, went to the parsonage, each one carrying good things to eat, already prepared. When the pastor arrived home about 4 o'clock he found the parsonage crowded with ladies and three tables fairly groaning beneath an elegant spread. The surprise was genuine, but none enjoyed the delightful occa sion more than Pastor Callahan and his good wife. It was after 7 o'clock when the last visitor left for home. The wish that Burkbead's pastor might live to cele brate many more birthday anniversa ries was unanimous on the part of more than fifty people who took sup per at the Burkhead parsonage. Death of Mrs. Meredith. Mrs. Bettie Graham Meredith, after a lingering illness with consumption, passed peacefully away at 9:. '10 a. m. Saturday at bei home, 531 Crawford street. The deceased was a consecra ted Christian and was loved by all who knew her. Her age was about 60 years. She leaves one son, Shem Mere dith, besides a number of relatives and friends, who mourn her demise The fuoeral services were conducted from Burkhead church at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon by Rev. J. W. Frank, pastor) of the M. P. Church. Interment was at Salem cemetery. Death in Uullford. Mrs. Mary Hoskins, mother of Sher iff J. A. and J. F. Hoskins, of Guilford county, died Thursday night at the home of the Sheriff in Summerfleld at the age of 85 years. She was a daugh ter of Joshua Johnson, of Orange (now Alamance) county and was one of the few links left which connect the past with the present. Best of all, she was a pious, Christian woman and has gone to her reward. Tne remains were interred at the old New Garden burying ground at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Making the Trip In a Wagon. An old Confederate soldier by the name of Redd, was in the city Friday and Saturday. He Is on bis way from Tennessee to Richmond where he thinks he bas some kindred. He is accompanied by his wife and they are travelling in a wagon. He was col lecting funds on the streets Saturday to help htm on his trip. Mr. Redd says be served under Gen Morgan and was wounded at the saire time the General was killed. Tate vs. Bank of New Hanover. The decision of the Supreme Court In the case of a. McD, Tate, Treasur er, vs. the Bank of New Hanover, means that the deposits of the State remaining in the bank when it sus pended should be distributed pro rata among all the creditors. The aecis ion Of the Court below, which was re versed by the Supreme Court, was to the effect that the State deposits should be considered a preferred claim and paid in full. v v Cases From Forsyth. The Supreme court files the follow ing opinions in cases beard from this county: Bank vs Ireland, error; Bank s Taylor, reversed; Cromer vs Mar sha, affirmed: Fulp vs Railroad, (per curiam order), affirmed; Levi vs Mar aba. affirmed. The Royal is the highest grade bakiag pawner haowa. ActMl teats show it gaaa Qua third further thaa any other bread. POWDER Absolutely Pure ROYAL BAKINQ POWDER CO., NEW YORK. POWERS DEFEATED. ENGLAND WILL NOT COERCE UNITED STATES. Intimates Strongly That She Would be an Ally National Guards May be Called Out Next Week. Fortifying New York. London, April 16. England has defeated the Powers in their efforts to coerce the United States, saying that in an event of that kind she would be an active ally of the United States. WAK BEDECKED TUGS. New York, April 16. -The United States tugs Uocas and Wamtumka left for Norfolk today. They carried new ar manent, were decked in war paint and were saluted by all the river craft in sight. FORTIFYING NEW YORK. Tugs are hurrying amunition for the harbor fortiflcatious today. By night fall the batteries will be thoroughly equipped. WILL CALL FOR NATIONAL GUARDS, Washington, April 16 Adjutant General Coibin has just made the statement that the United States forces have aM commenced a Southern movement. If Ji.nktess passes a reso lution by that time the National Guards will be called out on Mon day. WARSHIPS SIGHTED. Key West, April 16. -Five war ships have ben sighted off the Island of St. Thomas. They are believed to be ''panlsh ships ORDERED nOME. Jacksonville. Fla , April 1G The Spanish consul here has been ordered home. WAR-LIKE APPEARANCE. Washington, April 16. The order to mobilize troops in the South and the activity of the Navy Department, n purchasing ships and supplies give both Departments a warlike appear ance. TOE ST. LOUIS AND NEW YORK. Southampton, April 16. The American liner St. Louis sailed for New York on a regular trip today. The New York sails this afternoon in response to an urgent telegram. THE TROOPS MOVING. Going from the West to the Gulf Coast. CnEYENNE, Wyoming, April 16. The Eighth infantry started for New Orleans this morning. Leavenworth, Kansas, April 16. Uuder Col. Hawkins, the Twentieth infantry arrived thts morning aboard a special train for the Southeast. Chicago, April lb. The Fourth infanty left Fort Sherman today. war balloon corps. 16. Sergeants Denver, Col , April Baldwin, Myers and Burnett, of the Signal Corps Department of Colorado, started for New Orleans today. They will form a war balloon corps of United States defense at New Or leans. EN ROUTE TO KLO.XDYKK. The Preparations Made by Sir. C. II . Loper, of Winston. Mr. L. W. Fegram is in receipt of a letter from C. II. Loper. It was writ ten at Portland, Oregon, on the 7th inst. He expected to leave there Sun day Apr. 10 Charley says be met Capt. Glenn, a relative of Capt. Gilmer, of Winston, while in Portland. He is going to investigate Prince William sound and make an extended trip up those creeks for the government. He also met Charlie Poindexter, a former citizen of Winston and brother of our townsmon, H. D. Poiudexttr. He roomed with him while in Portland. Mr. Loper says he lias a splendid outfit for his Klondyke trip, lu con sists or fur pants, boots and overcoat, besides gloves and caps, also a bear robe 8 by 10 feet, the whole only costing aboul $75; one tent 8 by 10 ply, 10 by 12; steel asbestos lined stove and aluminum cooking utensils; the best groceries and meat, butter, condensed milk, evaporated eggs, vegetables and potatoes; two extra woolen blankets, $10 a pair; four pair of Moose Moccasins, one pair of Yukon boats, water proof; one pair of rubber hip boots one suit of Mackinaw, a very heavy cheviot.extra heavy flannel shirrs, water proof suit of light duck ing fleece lined, etc. He also bought two alarm clocks to wake up a tardy spring in Klondyke. The writer witnessed a Chinese funeral while in Portland. He says the "boss mourner" sat on the hearse and dropped a piece of paper every few minutes, the object of which was to show the deceased the way to the heavenly home. The Chinese call the chief mourner Josh and the church Is the "Josh House." Mr. Loper visited one of their houses of worship and the number of gods he saw reminded him of a curiosity shop. The most hideous statuary Imaginable was there. Mr. Loper closes bis letter with best regards to John McCreary, D. D. Scbouler, A. Savery, "cousin" Jim Scales and W. E. Franklin. Colored Troops First. It is stated that if troops have to go to Cuba It has been determined to send the colored troops first, as being in less danger from the climate. in?