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ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
NO. 2 LAW RANGE.
?sT H STOKER,
Attorney at Law
?: AND: ?
OFFICK KHAR OF COURT HOUSE.
J. M. GEE,
Attorney ut I jhw
J. C- WALLACE,
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No. 3 Law Ranso.
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V. II* I 4 1 1 ? J
Attorney at Law,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
OFFICE AT TIMES OFFICE.
SCHUMPERT & BUTLER,
Attorneys at Law.
No. 3 1-2 Law Range.
McKISSICK & COTHRAN7
? Attorneys at Law ?
Corner Mnin mil Judgment Slrcit'.
MURPHY & SMITH,
Physicians and Surgeons.
llflinn of I'nii Hriirr ('iiiiinonv'w Atom
Physicians and Surgeons
Office at I'osej'a store.
J. i\J. I^a>vson,
?" "IIVoI'ihiv S"anu"Tsurce6n.
Special a touiiou to K/e, Kir an I Throat.
F. S ROBINSON,
No. 90 Main Street.
H K. SMITH.
ttffice over A. If. F< ster ?S: Co's store.
Merchants and Planters
No. 79 Main Street.
Wm. A. Nicholson & Son,
No. 99 Main Street
NOS. 80 AND 81 MAIN STREET
W. M 01 BBS, Proprietor
Nos. 20 and 21 Mountain Street.
Mrs. T. M. Whiteside, Proprietress
Liver/? Feed- and Sale Stable,
>o. 4:1 Bachelor ? et.
Young fr Hunter.
Livery, and Sale Stable,
^ ^Ko. & Bachelor Stroot.
Xixr 'It^i Iluiu'Oi'k,
A aivery, Feed and Sale Stable,
,?ii t>- No. 31 Bachelor Stroot.
_ Garrett & Co.
L. B. Carson,
The * Union ? Times.
Cor. Main and Judgment St8,
JOSIAH CRUDUP, Editor.
D A. TOWNSEND,
Judge 7th District.
iif.1* A.D.UTY T?" #7* Tjnriflf Md fnm.
U' ? I'l IHe b,it Tnliir for yonr money.
nronomlKe In yonr f#fllwfnr by parrhoeln*
W. Ij. OonylrtM Hhnr?, irhich rrprraml (be
jlj *?|M fmr prlcrg ttked, ikM?no4i
*a so Ml ^M?2.001
l 42.50 Sg0*
! 42.25 gtWilL 75$
W. L. DOUGLAS
S3 SHOE cen-FLE&IEN,
THE BEST SHOE IN THE WORLD FOR THE MONEY.
OTIIKR Hl'F.CIAl.TIRS In footwear aro of
the (tame high ttrtnlo, nn<l r<-|>ri-?i-nt a money valnn
far beyond the prleeecharKcd. Hee that nam* aud
iMco are ataniped on bottom of each el me.
5 ?? JAHKNOhVHHTITiJTK.
Wo f Dou|lnat iSro?*ktoij, itiuv*, Sold faf
Wil LANDS LAID WASTE
Nothing Loft But tho Oharrod domains
of a Numberless Dp^d.
LAKE LANDS LAID LOW p* THE FIRES
Many Tnirmt <>r JMAiinrnota and Wltronaln
Lie In 'Valipj with but ?w Ocrupanta
ICUtoTell the Tale-Story of
The To rent IVutra.
I Mixnkapomh* ISlinn., September 3.?
Late atlviees frt>rn the forest tire tlistriet
show tltat the damage lias not been exaggerated.
Duluth reports thnt millions
of dollars of property lias been
destroyed and that :W0 lives were lost.
1* belief trains have Wen sent out from
lH,rfam^?tJl)LU'?- * t ? ? r?-ii
arri^WMiereduring the night. In Wisconsin
the towns of Harnett, tlrnnitc
Lake, Cumberland, l'ineville, CoinstoeU
and Forest City have been burned.
Seventy-five houses were destroyed at
Shell Lake, and Spooners is threatened.
One hundred and forty-eight bodies
have been taken out of Hinckley and
nl,,,,,,,! ?i 'ei... ?
I'MIVVM 111 nn t M luitv. A 111' Iiri^lllMjring
town of 1 'olcuma is wiped out. The
eastern Minnesota train which left St.
Paul at 1 :.*>0 o'clock Saturday afternoon
nnd arrived at Hinckley Saturday night
took 800 people on hoard and moved
westward toward St. ( loud. The train
has not been heard of since. It has not
reached St. Cloud nnd has not gone hack
to Hinckley. There has been a general
four that it has been burned with all on
board. There is no chance that they
are alive, unless they have found a
stream or slouch into which they could
go and escape the fire. Kverv family
in I'okoma is homeless and In danger
of starving to death.
Llw? Vet In Dancer.
A freight train is in a diteli one and a
half miles west of l'okama. Twentyfive
people are in the caboose and the
fire is all around them. If they are not
rescued soon all must perish. Hans
Nelson, section foreman at l'okama,
started away yesterday afternoon with
his family on a handcar to escape the
lire, and nothing has since been seen
or heard of them. It is certain that
they have perished.
A St. Louis special says the Creat
Northern road is doing all in its power
to reach fire-stricken Hinckley. Kver
since Saturday afternoon work trains
have l>een .. iiuuuiiift fnirne<t
bridges, and afl the men that can be
used are being rushed to the front.
Three large bridges were down. The
officials expect to get into Hinckley
about noon today. The scenes at the
front where the work trains are engaged
are frightful. One crcw-go'iorU
?d that They* saw Hmu(.s on
a house close to the track. The place
was enveloped in fire before the people
could escape. The workmen were powerless
to render any assistance although
thev were so close flint time
could hear the people screaming astb-.i'
were lieinff cremated.
Iljr One of the He?ciie?'.
The first train over the St. ,au' an<|
Ihilnth railroad direct froir '',e ?*
the great ftre reached M""eup<.bs
teniavafternoon. T\ert' "'ere about
one dozen persons '? boar<l including
Mrs. Laurence. ",e ?nly one of the passengers
on tb "Limited" which started
Mrs. Aaurence says the first evidence
of t'r<" "re was notioealde about ten
,?/(es north of llickley when the air became
almost suffocating. One mile
north of llickley a number of persons,
Mrs. Laurence estimates the number at
fifty, rushed toward the train screaming
frantically. The engineer seeing
the danger they were in if they remained,
stopped the train to let them
aboard. The heat became intense
and the whole volcano of fire seemed to
burst, out in a michtv efTort to wipe
train and its occupants off the face of
I'nnle With No Humanity.
Mrs. Laurence describing the scene
said: "At the first rush of. the Haines
toward the cars the window panes bust
with n loud report, and the train began
slowly to return toward Skunk Lake.
People screamed ami men jumped
through the ear windows. The wild
panic was horrible. There was 110 humanity
in it. Every person was
for himself and did not care how lie
got out of the swirling, rushing avalanche
of flumes. My dress caught lire
but I extinguished the flumes.
"I saw two Chinamen. 1 can remember
the scene as if before mc now. They
were pnralized by fright and made 110
effort to get away but simply hid their
heads under tlicir seats and were burned
to death. I stood it as long as I
<-imin linn iiu'ii nisiu'ii om <>i Tin* car,
jumping over one or two persons thnt
were lying on the ground injured.
Some of the people jumped into Skunk
lllrklfy ii lllnokciicil Waste,
hake but I simply ran along the ties.
The fire liad burned away and after
running until my strcnghl gave out
I fell down between the rails. I expected
every minute that my dress
would be burned from iny body. I put
out the Haines in my dress half dozen
times, and I had to hold my hands over
the baby's face in order to keep it from
Sunday morning Mrs. Laurence was
picked mip in the middle of the track
two miles from ilickley by a relief
party from Dulutn, which made the
trip on a handcar.
The site of Ilickley, says Mrs. Laurence.
is nothing but a blackened waste
with t he bodies of dead and injured
persons lying everywhere.
Retired Without Making tin Attack.
SuaTTftIf Al, September H.?The Chine.si
report that on Thursday last the Japanese
made a reconnaisance in force at
Port Arthur. Thev found the land do
fonses too strong and retired without
making an attack.
Wo will hrinp 01 n complete lino of Clothin/
for Mon and Hoys.
A. II. FOSTER & CO.
1 (IF. PLOTS WELL LAID S
r r . Startling
Evidenoo in the Late jjj.
Tennessee Lynching Matter.
GRAND JURY INVESTIGATES THE CASE.
Fnblle Frfllni Acnlnat thf Participant* In ^
the Lynching Runs High, a* It l>oc*
Also Against Richardson,
Mkmphis, Tenn., September 4.?Tho 1
graml jury met again today and began in ^
earnest to investigate Friday night's ^
lynching. Under the law, the men in wc
prison have a right to bail and Judge jnl
Cooper made the amount SI,000, but .so
fHr boud has not been made. I **
^ ,..?*> emi* Illgn. (jt
. | It bus been learned that the nrocrramme I
i of the lynching was known l?y Will or
Cox and detected by him last week, be- rf,
fore the lynching occurred. It is his ^
understanding' that detective lliehnrdson
was in with the crowd. Charles
, Cox visited Cuba, near the scene of
the lynching, last week, and ho. too,
heard of what was on the tapis. Roth .
men made those statements last week (jr
but now they deny them. There is no
doubt that, they did debate the programme.
When this fact is published,
it will intensify the feeling against 1.
OF THE DEAD. of
Kntlm:itc<l Tfial Four Hundred i?n<l Fifty (j?
llnvc I'crlsliod Since Saturday, ^
Pixk City, Minn., September 4.? or
Three towns. Hinckley, Mission Creek
and l'okatna. lie in ashes this morning W(
and huiidredHof corpses lie in the region Sp
and neighborhood of Hinckley, and all nr
over the lire swept district. The vast co
valley between the Kettle river an<i
Cross Lake is luid waste, including sev- |ia
oral villages and settlements. Resides Qf
the towns that were reduced to ashes, ^
farms were swept clean by the llames. aT1
The forests are still burning fiercely ^y
and rain is required to drown the lires ^
that are sweeping over that vast region,
Whole families have been cremated. In
sonu* instances only one or two men es- rj,j
eaped from a neighborhood to tell of 0f
the destruction. ^
The dead may be estimated: Hinclc
ley Sandstone 40, Sandstone June- ^
tion 25, 1'okama 25, Skunk Lake at.
Uli?Oell?TW<n?>> 1??, 100. R
MURDERED WHTLE HE SLEPT. wl
Prominent Cltlxon of Virginia AuMMlntted ^h
as a Result of s Sectarian Fued.
CiilNCOTKAOfK, Va., September 4.? so
Thomas Rowdcn, a prominent citizen iej
of this plnce, was assassinated here on I llf
... , i tflflWifns th<
oppose the teachingsLAffTT i i<
*1 u .in . _*i-iwid to believe in jrr<
the Sanetified W\\pr i i u i i "
* t .. and demolished a
free love, utUr .... . ..
church to thnt swt on Snn"
<iu\ jjjjinTaftt'r which they stoned the ^
hg^es of several members of the congregation.
While passing I'owden's ^
house the mob fired through the open
window instantly killing Mr. ltowden. n'r
who was asleep beside his wife, lie _ni
leaves six small children. ^OI
THROWING DULL CARE AWAY. we
One of tho Dcinl-Moiule In AiiRiinfn At
tempts to Cnst ofT tho Coll.
Aror?T.\, (la., September 4.?A wo- \ ,
man by the name of Hill, one of the
demi-monde, attempted suicide here j)e
yesterday by jumping into the river ,nc
from the Southern Kail way bridge. jia
She had been despondent on account of ^
a quarrel with her lover, and being ejc
tired of life, sought to end her sorrows. ^a
She was under the influence of liquor
at the time. The attempt was not sue- as
GOVERNOR WAITE DISCHARGED, tic
Tho ntitor no#on.i?..ia in . . | ..o<l
Conspiracy t'nao llelil t'mio- llnml. an
Drsvrr, ("ol.. September 1.?Commissioner
Hinsdale yesterday afternoon
discharged Governor Waite and held An
the other defendants, l)wyer, Mullins
and Armstrong, to the grand jury in '
$500 on the charge of conspiracy. Governor
Waite in his own defense, vigor- | *,u
oil sly denied any connection with the y?
conspiracy, and said lie would abide by
the decision of the commissioner. ?P'
FIGHT AGAINST W. L. WILSON. in,
lUnl, of Maine, to I.rart the C'riiHinle (Iot- P'T
frnor WII*on for the TrtrlfT Rpfornirr. ^
CiiAKl.F.HTON, W. Ya., September 4.? jn
Ex-Governor Wilson has tendered his
services to the state democratic com
mittec to stump the second district for
Hon. William L Wilson against Hon.
Thomas II. Heed, of Maine, who will *
shortly be here, and is expected to ln'
make a bitter fight against Wilson.
Caldwell Nucceed* Newell ns Munagor. wc
Nkw York. September 4.?At a meeting
of the executive and financial com- ?
mittee of the Lake Shore and Michigan MV1
Southern railroad company, held yes- c*rK
Uid.V). 1). W. Caldwell, president ami
manager of the Nickle l'late road, was ^j0
appointed general manager in the a
place of the late .lohn Newell, who was
president nnd general manager.
II. Clay Kvnns Opens Ills Csmiwlgn. V8)
lli'N riNOTox, Tenn., Septemher 3.? or
II. Clay Evans, the republican nominee
for governor of Tennessee, opened his 1
campaign here today, speaking to a dr<
fairly large audience. beginning at raf
Klizahctlfcton September 17tli, he will 1.0'
make a thorough ennvnss of the state, wa
speaking every day until the election *<'0
in November. wn
Ornernl Hanks Finally Dies.
IJoston, September 1.?Gen. N. I'. 1
banks is dying nthishome in Waltham. ^
The brain trouble which has caused *or
him two years suffering seems destine^ An
to result in his death within a very ?P<
short time, in fact is expected that ho we
will not live through the day. <*lt;
Our Fa'l Millinery nn<l Dress 0ood? Stock Ell
will l>o more varied anil prettier and cheaper
Iiiinn cvui, inriv.n juniiy m nnir nriurp I y?
u sieei llicm. A. II. FOSTER & CO. I pIL
HINES WITH0U1 l.uHT 1
zplanation of the Haze Notice^
ablo in the Sky.
IRKNESS IN fHF. LIGHT OF THE SIN.
rent Firm and tlio Nmok* of (turning
Crops Believed to he responsible for
the Btranio Phenomenon.
tVAaniSGTON, September ?The peliar
haze that has boon noticeubio in
e sky all over the country for the ~
elc or ho has been a matter ?f. .n.7n >
crest to meteorologist^.-.^ on in difU?,r'?n?its
haTY,i?iprbr tbe country to
sterminc its"cause ami nature. . The
eather bureau otlleinls, whose reports
i the weather conditions are daily
ad throughout tho t 'nited States have
making observations of this pbennenon.
and the opinions of two of
ie professors of meteorology were
von fn n rwnnrt#?r
Prof. Henry A. llnzcn said: '"This is
lint ma}' be called the Indian summer
y Iiazo. Just what is the cause of it,
is u little ditlicult to determine.
I.Ike I'hninnienoiiH In the I'hsI.
miTar conditions have been noticed in
e past, notably on the "dark day" in
81,which was due to a dense condition
the atmosphere, probably caused by
loke. In 1881 there was another dark
ly known as "yellow day" which e.\nded
from New England to Virginia
i the Atlantic const."
Professor Cleveland Abbe, of the
eather bureau, who has made a
ecial research into this smoke pheunenon,
said: *'I begun today a
llation of all the data the weather
ireau has relative to the spread of the
ize which now covers the greater part
the United States. Early in July I
(fan to receive reports of forest fires
id large areas of smoke in Minnesota,
isconsin and upper Michigan. Since
en reports have come from lower
ichigan, New York and Pennsylvania.
forest Fire# the VouiiIIiIp ('muse.
iere is every reason to believe that all
the smoky haze which now covers
e country is the result of the di(Turn
of the smoke of burning' forest
ea and crops.
A coroparitlvely little fire will make
large quantity of smoke, unless it is
idely diffused by strong winds, in
hich case the smoke becomes like the
in haze of the Indian summer, llut
bo happens that in this present" sonn
the United States has exper[iced
r$|)ier .h'ffb temperature apd
ze lias notJ^ ' ^8' 80 that the smoky
present tftrie an , i&vohge clbnalty
mter than usual."
CARTER FOR U. S. SENATOR.
e Chnlrmnn of the Itrpnhtlrntt Xaftonal
Committee in the Hare In Montnnn.
iVariiinotox, September 1.?A. w.
man, who was for a number of years
lewspnper correspondent in this city,
d who is now internal revenue collec- .
of Montana, has been in town this
ek on business. Talking about the
litlcal outlook in his state he says
? most interesting fight will be over
?! election of United States senators,
successor to Senator Powers, and one
fill the vacancy now existing, are to
chosen. It promises to be one of the
>st peculinr senatorial contests that
ve ever token place, and there is a
ssihility thnt it may result in no
(ction or a deadlock. Senator Powers
s an opponent in Chairman Carter, of
? national republican committee, and
they both come from the same town
? fight is hot. Itoth nre shrew *8inns.
The fight will be a tri""" "
i' ^'.veen reptrrdU aiW? ?? -
tragedy!5n the stage.
Aiimtuer TniRedlHii t'lm ft I.moled Tl?tol
iKiiAM.t, Mo., September 3. ? At
e's Summit Saturday night ^n nma.t
theatrical company coaiposed of
ung society people was presenting
a play "The Postal Clerk," at the
era house. In the play it becomes
cessary to use a pistol. In the dressf
room of William tiibhs were two
itols, one loaded with blank onrdges
and the other with bullets,
irlng the act (llbbs tired at J. P.
Sherman, an operator for the Misiri
Pacific railway, who was playr
an important part. The audience
s horrified to see Lathcrman fall to
? floor with a stream _of blood spurtf
from a ghastly wound over his left
s. He cannot recover, (iibbs is
nost crazed with grief, as the men
re warm personal friends.
Wine Grower*' Trout Fnlln.
>A m r UA.ii imu, Dr|iirmi?rr 1.? A nc
idicntc of the wine growers and den 1i
has fallen through, for this season,
least. The California Wine Assoeiat
n, composed of dealers, has adopted
resolution practically refusing- all
it the growers demand. The growi
say that the season is too far adpeed
to secure control of the grape
Zimmerman la an Fn*y tVlnner.
>arih, September 8.?At the Velotm?
de la Seine yesterday the bicyele
e for the grand prix de IV Union,
00 francs, distance five kilometres,
h won easily by Zimmerman - -'tanker
ond, lu the race for sunlit tiers, Hdrdi
was first, and the American,
n woody, was socond.
>liarmac1sts Meet at Hie flattery Pnrk.
tsiiKVir.i.R, N. C., September 4.- -The
ty-second annual session of the
icrican I'hnunneuetieal association
?ned here ytaterd^y. An ndereas of
icojne exionnio^ me ircrciom 01 me
y, tvas delivered by Mayor Putton
I responded to by Vice-President I*eo
II druprKlAts iruarant'" - *?& Mile*' Paiw
i-s to stou Headache. " tufa;! dose."
BEST COUNTERFEITS N1AOE.
Ttvrntjr ArhiniaH Oltl*enn ilavf it I.lve
HmIhm* Spoiled l?j* Detective*.
Litti,k Rock, September 4.?United
States secret service detectives have
ran down a panp of counterfeiters nt
Rod caw, Nevada county. There were
twenty in the panp. and ten have been
nrrested. The ten are (Seorpe Voupht,
a cattle dealer, James McXntt, a penpal
storekeeper. and 1 ierrv lluckelhv,
Jack Smith. Mose Wesley, Charles Ileloney.
Riley Wils, Sam Ferguson, Dave
Nichols and William Steele, farmers.
l he counterfeits consisted of dollars,
halves and quarters, and are the best I
that were ever made. Several thou- j
sand dollars of the spurious coin wore
circulated in southwest Arkansas.
LABOR DAY IN NEW YORK.
From 512,000 to 2A,noo Men Marched llehlnd
the American Flag.
Nkw York, September 4.?The first
?.?w>nnl labor day in New York was
"sterday in gnwid style.
The occasion was made memorable by
the largest and finest parade of organized
workingmen ever held in this
country. It is estimated that from
22,000 to 25.000 men were in line, marchlug
behind the American Hag, and with
their hundreds of hundsoine banners
lending color and brilliancy to the
scene. All of the offices and institutions
closed and there was a general
suspension of business.
ROYALTY AT HIS BEDSIDE.
Feeling at the Death, In Kille, of an Honorable
Man and a Zealous Worker.
London, September :i.?The condition
of the Count of Paris is not improved.
The Princess dc Joinville, Prince Emanuel
IVOrlcans and the Due D'Aleneon
arrived at Stowe House to-day. The
Paris Matin, referring to the Count of
Paris, says: "If his illness should prove
fatal, thougliful Frenchmen will feel
remorse at seeing die in exile an honorable
man, a zealous worker and the possessor
of all the solid qualities that
France needs to-day."
Coekran In the eoulh Carolina Campaign.
CoMTMBIA, S. (>? September 4.?It is
generally talked in political circles
here that llourke Cockran, of New
York, Senator (Jordon nnd Speaker
(UmJ* ,_:ii ..?- ?il.
va jjm, " in t'Uiiio VU 1/IIin
state and make speeches in favor of
Senator llutler's candidacy against Tillman
for the United States aenate.
Will Cleveland Visit llerkshlre?
LMox, Mass., September 1.?It isn't
at all settled that President and Mrs.
Cleveland will pay n visit to Tyrinjfham,
at II. It. It. Moore's place, on the
Invitation of Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Watson (iildcr. The latter has just returned
from a visit to tlray tinkles, and
such an invitation wo* extended.
Troops and Feasants Meet.
Rome, September 3.?Dispatches from
Hplnazaola say that a mob of peasants
there set fire to a communal plantation
of which they had been refused a share.
Troops were summoned and after some
sharp skirmishing the disturbance was
MOTIIKIIS:?You can supply yonr boys
with Clolhcs from the Slock wo will soon
hate. A. II. FOSTKU & CO.
LOOKING AFTER THE EXHIBITS.
Meeting of Tobocro Ralaera of the United
States Called for the fatpflis.
Ati.awta, September.?1 In this city,
September 20th a meeting of tobacco
manufacturers and tobacco raisere of
the United States has been called* and
indications are that the convention will]
be largely attended and enthusiaetical-|
ly determined to make, the exhibit on?
of the most notable at the exhibition.:
The local organisation of tobacco
men, with Mr. Eugene Christian at the1
head as permanent chairman, and Mr.j
J. E. Maddox, aecretary, first entertained
the idea of a tobacco building.
The idea was fully discussed and resolutions
looking toward that end
Thanks were returned to Mr. Thomas
Delano, editor of Tol>aceo, a paper pub-,
lished in New York, for the work done
by his paper for the exposition, and
notably the tobncco exhibit.
MISS GOULD WILL MAKE A LAKE..
Spending Money to Beautify Roxbury* the
lllrthplnre of Her fblher.
Kinostox, X. Y., September 8.?Miss
Helen Gould proposes to beautify Roxi?m
n.u? *i? ?
j, * ?V*M ???**; uic uirvupiauo
of her father, where she lias erected a
church to his memory. She lias bought
a large tract of lowland surrounded by
hills through which a stream, fed by a
never-fading spring, flows. Several
thousand dollars will make of the lowlaud
a beautiful lake nnd add to the attractiveness
of the quaint villnge as a
summer resort. Miss Gould is also interested
with others at. lioxbury, in a
movement to build a handsome Bummer
THE GRAND JURY ADJOURNS.
Mint Brattling Dennnrlntlon of Crookedn?an
In New Orleans* City Hall.
New Ori.kans, September 8.?Afterindicting
11 members of the city council,
including its president and besides,
the city engineer, the term of the
grand jury expired yesterday and itwas
discharged by Judge Moise, after
presenting a report which is a mostscathing
denunciation of the crookedness
rampant in the city hall, and explains
why several indictments which
were expected could not be found' owing
to the inability to get evidence on
which a conviction in the court would
bo certain to follow. j
CAROLINA PICKERS ORGANIZE.
The Cotton Field X*(ror? Demand Fifty
Onti per Kaadred Foand*.
Coi.t/uria, 8. C., September 4.?Tho
negroea In Georgetown county, on the
Santee river, nre Wing organized into
clubs for the purposo of demanding
fifty cents In cash for every one hundred
pounds of cot ton they pick. All
members pledge themselves to abide by
this rule and to thrash any other negroea
who act otherwise. The fields all
around are almost groaning with cotton
bursting from the bolls, but the nogroos
have been so stirred up by secret agents
travelling ubout that they will not
touch the cotton, although they are in
want, exccut for fiftv cents cash.
We nre now giving special bargains in all
Summer Goods to make room for Full Stock.
Conic quick ami buy.
NEW YORK RACKET.
; KILLED IX THE'YARDS.
Two Accidents at a Birmingham Hullroud
. > Depot, Both Fat all
HinMIXOtlAM, Ala., September 4.?
Two fatal accidents occurred in the
Louisville and Nashville railroad yard
here last night. John Hammock, the
north yard foreman, was hanging on
the side of a box car going under the
Twenty-first street bridge when he was
struck by a bent. His head w.*y< badly
bruise*! and his skull crushed. He died
in thirty minutes. He was from Columbus,
Georgia. A block away, a boy
eighteen years old, named Hob Cannon,
tried to jump into u side, of a ear in a
moving train and he was struck by a
bent of another bridge. His skull was
crushed and his back broken. Ho lived
one hour after the accident. lie was
from Reed'a Gap, Ala., and was attempting
to steal a ride.
I CLOUDBURSTS IN TEXAS.
Towns Completely Flooded, and Llfo ami
Sax Axtonio, September 1.?New;,
reached here by private telegams that
a cloudburst flooded the town of Uvalde,
the county seat of Uvalde county, eight
miles west of the Southern l'ucifie a:i<i
the town of Dhanis, Mcdialla county,
fifty miles west, Wednesday night.
After midnight, the water in l^al-liwas
three feet deep and the populati . >
took refuge on high ground. Thrv
people were drowned. In Dhanis I v.i
children were drowned. The water is
four feet deep. The bridges and approaches
of the Southern Pacific v.. re
washed away, which will stop trains for
A PAPER MILL SYNDICATE.
Kngllah Capital Raid to Have no lit
Thirty-four Blllln In Wlironiln.
Appi.ftow, Wis., September 8.?,\u
English syndicate has closed a deal : r
the purchase of all paper and pulp i..
in Wisconsin. The mills in the ? a I
number thirty-four, und the pi .
agreed upon is 014.009,000. The tr; ,sfev
will be made March 1.
ITalf the price is to be paid in cash nil 1
half in bonds secured by mortga;
Most of the property involved is loca! I
on Fox river and fifteen of the mills arc
Another Tragedy In the l'almetto.
Maxtow, N. C., Septeml?cr 4.?X
James Martin, living just across 1
state line in South Carolina, wh <
sleep in bed at his home, was shot a I
killed Sunday night by n negro. V
posse is in pursuit of the murderer a.ij ^
if cuught^ie will be lynched.^ ^
The f'h olera Record.
Viknua, September 4.?There linvo
been 023? fresh cases of cholera and 81 a
deaths in Oalicia in the last three dac .
In Itnkowina there have been 4(5 Ire- ii
casesand J5 deaths in the la-st tlu..o
day*. . . .
Cyclone Strike* leunvnir.
Lomrril.T.E, Ky., Nuptcmbcr 4.? A
mall cyclone struck the southwestern
part of thia city at 3 o'clock yesterday
afternoon and did fl0,000 worth of
42D1Ikl A I weakness ens lycnreo ;?y
wa Dr. Miles' Ncrvo I'lasturs,