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Wilmington, North Carolina
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I s 1 1. W I L L I A M II . B SBS A B D, Editor nd Proprietor. WILMINGTON, N. C. ; Friday, October 2, 1896. Mf- la writing M change joat addraae mlmmftAv ftrmtr direction a weU aa fall particular. i aj iwbere yon wish your paper be sent hereafter. Unieai you do both changes caa be made. , W- Notice of Marriage or Death, Triboteiof IU-pt, Reiohitiona of Thank, Ac, are chTedf ordinary advemaementa, bat only half rates be"1PJ ?or ricUy in advanced At this r. McaU par for a aimole announcement of Marriage or veatn. . gar Remittance! must be made by .Cbect Draft, Postal Money Order or Registered Letter. Pgatmaa-teri will regiater letter! when desired. . v I X3T Only inch remittance! will be at the risk of the pnbliaher. .. . ' v .' ' ' 'J . rj Specimen copiee forwarded when deseed..' NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC TICKET. . 1 for president: WILLIAM J.' BRYAN, ' of Nebraska. . FOiC'VIGB-PRKSIDENt: ARTHUR ; SB WALL,' of Maine..'j . ;. FOR ELECTORS. . Eledtorsat-Large Locke Craig, of' Buncombe, and R. B, Dayia, of iNew Hanover. J , First District Theo. F.-White., of Perquimans. I - U 1 r t Second District-rH. F. Freeman, of Wilson. ; I ' ' Third D:s:rict-;-C. R. Thomas, of Craven. - ... V " Fourth District W. S. Bailey., of Nash. - . -' : ' ' . Fifth"" District--William Merritt. of Person. ' -i j; : Sixth District B. F. Keith, of New Hanover. - '. 4 ) v ; Seventh District Theo. Kv Kiutu, of Rowan. " "'. ' Eighth District Tyre York, .Wilkes. .Ninth " District-R. . D. Gilmer, Haywood. i STATE DEMOCRATIC TICK - FOR governor:) CYRUS B. WATSON, of Forsyth. FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: THOMAS W. MASON, j FOR SECRETARY OF STATE I CHARLES M. COOKE of Franklin, j ;., FOR STATE: TREASURER : ' B. F. AYCOCK, ' of Wayne. FOR STATE AUDITOR R. M. FURMAN of Buncombe. FOR SUPT.' PUBLIC INSTRUCTION ' JOHN i C SCARBOROUGH, --j of Johnston. . ' ' ' FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL : , F. I. OSBORNE, o Mecklenburg. ASSOCIATE JUSTICES SUPREME COURT : .A. C. AVERY, of Burke, :f GEO. H. BROWN Ir., of Beaufort. ' j FOR JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF. - j . THE FIFTH DISTRICT." f " TAMES S. MANNING, of Durham. CONGRESSIONAL TICKET. ictX-V W. H. Lucas, of Hyde. F. A: Woodard.lof Wilson. Frank Thompson. Onslow. E. W. Pou, Of Johnston. W. W. Ki'clin.i of Person. Jas. A. Lockhart, of Anson. S. J. Pembertoa, of Stanly. oR. A. Dougbton. Alleghany Jos. S. Adams. Bancombe, COUNTY DEMOCRATIC, TICKET. For Sheriff Frank H. S ted man. ' Register of Deeds-John Haar. ' Treasurei Josh. T. James. . -4 . Coroner Peter H. Smith. I Commissioners Roger Moore. L j J, G. L. Gieschen. 'W.F.Alexander. Constable (Wil. township) W,H.Bidd!e ' ,-. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Ir - B. F. KING. 1 D. J. FERGUS, , V BiUlTye Often spoke his witticisms laden with the greatest , truths.! .Among the most noticeable, most Nyeish and most apropos Is the following: j A man may nse a wart on the bac of his neck for a collar button; ride on'.the back coach of a train to save Interest on his money until the con-"doctor comes around; stop his watch at night to save the wear and tear; leave his "i" and "t" without a dot or cross to save ink; pasture his tnotherVgrave to save corn; but a man of this kind is a gentleman and a scholar compared to a feljow who will take a newspaper, and when . asked to pay for it, puts it into the . post-office and has it maiked, "Re-. fused." , ; :-y:-- . ! WHERE 13 THE DISHOHESTY? : The advocates of the gold standard parade their, "honesty" in 6n- ' trast with the "dishonesty" of the ad-vocates of the free coinage of silver as if they were doing something very immoral and reprehensible when they demand the restoration of silver and insist that the silver dollar shall "bt treated as a good and lawful' dol- '. lar for all the purposes for which it was soconsldered prior to 1873. Xet us look at this and see where the dis honesty comes in. ' On July 1st, 1861, the national debt was $90,00,000. On July 1st," was. $2,733,200,000. A11 of this with the exception of the $90,-? 00,000 was contracted for purposes cf prosecuting the war against the : oath. E very dollar of it was payable, and so distinctly stated on the fac of every bond sold, in lawful noney of the United States, and every dollar of the bonds bought 77 as bought with that distinct under-:tandlng. When this debt was contracted and ' the bonds . sold and ' ought, both gold and silver were od and lawful money : of the J cited States, and not only that -t greenbacks were lawful money f the United States, and most, , if :t all, of these bonds might have :ta lawfully pid in greenbacks. , It -S never the intention to do that,' ' r the greenbacks were an - emer-zcj money made necessary by the 2d 8i " -.j-f 4th M: " 5th 1 ' - J9h , - St imperative demands of war, and the interltion wasno redeem them sometime at the convenience of the Government, although it was not so stated. They were simply a "promise to pay," issued by the Government without limit as to time or other condition. : J - Right there the trouble began! and the plottlngs of .the bondholders to make themselvessoHd, and prevent what they feared might possibly happen, the. payment of their bonds in greenbacks, which ;-were "lawful money." The first, concerted move was to secure the passage of the act of 1869, which knocked - the greenback out .and declared the bonds uavable ia "coin." That made them solid, and relieved their apprehensions as far "as the greenbacks were concerned. This was move number one. If they had been content arid stopped with that no. serious objection could : have been found on the score of honesty or legitimate busi-, ness for these greenbacks were issued as temporary emergency 'money, or rather the representative of money, Government promises to pay, which it was generally understood would be some day redeemed in coin, so that all they, did was j toj se cure a declaration from Congress to the effect that these bonds would not be redeemed in greenbacks, j The passage of this act eliminated the greenbacks and made the Government debt payable in coin gold "or silver. Every dollar of the debt might then have been paid ip silver. Having succeeded so well in move number one they took some time to think and plan before they proceeded to move, number ) two, which was for the demonetization of silver, which they accomplished in 1873, which was not the firs't time it was attempted, however, for they began to work oh that as early as 1868; In this work they had the powerful cooperation of the European bond" holders who held some four or five hundred millions of our bonds arid wanted, of course, to secure their payment in the standard money of their countries These , bonds held abroad were mainly by English and German holders, and principally by the Rothschilds, who were represented in this country by . the Bel-moats, as they now. are; This was step number two. ' ' I : The next move was for the resumption of specie . payments, which went Into effect in 1879. This was a carefully and shrewdly planned and managed business in its three respective moves, beginning with the act of Congress pledging the Government to payment of its debt in coin; second, in the demonetization of silver, which practically made it payable in gold, and third, In the resumption of specie . payments, getting the greenback out of the way and leaving gold and the' national bank notes and the subsidiary silver we then had as our only money, and gold' the only legal tender,' or debt- paying money. . ..-.j' ji'Q.-;:" Between July 1, 1966, arid July 1, 1875, the public debt had been reduced from $2,733,200,000 to $3,232,-200,000, the difference having .been paid in lawful money, either gold or silver. ; When silver was demone tized every dollar of these $2,232,-200,000 was payable in silver. ! And yet in the face of this these thieving conspirators combined f or the de monetization of one of the moneys in which the debt could have been paid and forcing its payment in .the scarcer money, for which there was a struggle all over the world. , ! Was that honest ? Wasn't that procuring the destruction of the orig inal contract and the substitution of another in which the people j who have the debt to pay were! not consulted and to which they were not a party? And yet these people and their representatives have the cheek ; to accuse of dishonesty the advo cates of free silver, who - Insist that the bondholders should have dealt honestly with the people and : lived up in good faith to the contract they made. They ad received I up to 1875 about $500,000,000 of the prin-cipal of the bonds, not counting the Interest, paid in coin,1 most of it doubtless in gold, ' and since then about $500,000,000 more, all Injgold, not counting the interest, which makes probably about twice as ranch as the bonds cost them, for many of these bonds sold as low as, $2.60 in bonds for $1 in coin, silver then being as good and current as gold. And yet, we repeat,; they have the cheek to accuse ; as dishonest the man who insists that , they had no right to take the Government by the throat in that style and plunder the people in that fashion by outlawing one of the moneys in which these bonds were payable., ' - i mos MX3TI0V. Some of the Northern organs, notably the New York Herald, are playing the "Blue and Gray" racket, and are thus trying to get ap a soldier sentiment for the Indianapolis ticket, the intention being, of course, to neip MCJMniey to ; this extent.' Palmer la pointed to as a representative of the soldier of the Union ar mies, and they (that is those of them who are Democrats) are asked to vote for him as such, i Gen. Biickner is pointed to as a representative of the men who fought under the Stars and Bars, and Southern soldiers are appealed to to vote for him as such.- As pertinent; to" this We 'clip, the following from the Washington Post, a journal - independent' in politics, but a supporter of the gold standard, in furtherance -.T, -.- of which Decoys Palmer and Buck-ner are making their 'flank movement on the Democratic party Gen. Simon B jlivar Buckner is not wholly escaping the rt salts cf the his excavations prompted br ibe Indianapolis Convention. While industrious burrowets have been bringing up relics of Gen. Palmer's record as a silver man, a anatchist, and, a military satrap, others have been reviewing the Fort ; - Doneison incident. The Birmingham State Herald, for Instance, says - -.rT K';.:;'k:''v'f , "While ,Gen. Buckner will never make a record as - Vice President, he hat made a record as a soldier and a gen eral. At Fort Doneison, it is told, when Gen. Buckner and Gen. Forrest counseled on what should be done . when Grant's armv was closing - in on them, Geru Forrest remarked i I tell you what I'm coins to do : I ana going to get my men ont of here. ' Forrest j did get bis men out in sifety and without the least oooosition. The student is referred to historv as to what became of Backaer and his men. There he will learn that this is not the fiist time the General from Kentucky has surrendered to the enem? where true men stood to their colors." ' - ... Unfortunately for Gen. Buckner, it it true that' be did at Fort Doneison sur render an armv larcer in numbers than that by which be was confronted. He wat fortified, and there It no reason to suppose that be threatened by famine-and if he were so threatened, he had a forca with - which he could .have met Grant on advantageous terms nobody hat to this dav given a satisfactory, ex planation of Gen. Buckqer a capitulation. All we know is that he plead with Grant for more lenient terms, that the man of iron reiected everv proposition, and that at last Buckner yielded; without a struggle. Some ten years later Bizaine imitated" that exploit. , but otherwise we have, not beard of its like in the chronicles of war.- ":fr- , ; "We do not know that the incident throws anv : SDecial light upon Gen. Buckner't capacitv to discharge the duties of Chief Magistrate, though; for that matter, we do not know thata single intelligent oersoo. not- exceptingr himself," regards Jhim as a serious possibility in that connection. We fear, however. that this little scrap of resurrected bis. torv will not make things ess er for Gen. Buckner in - Kentucky.- We fancy. In fact, that by the time the busy-bodies get through with their work on the rec ords ot Messrs. rainier ana tsucaner,' the gold. Democrats, the bolters, the se- cedert, and the kickers will conclude that, for the take of usefulness and dig nity tbev bad much better vote for Mc- Kinley outright and let the Indianapolis opera bonne alone." ; - t' v" RALEIGH NEWS BUDGET. GREAT DAMAGE TO v PROPERTY CAUSED BY TUESDAY'S STORM. BUfeta rilled With, Wseekase A House Crushed by Tailing Tree and One ot : the Ianuttea Ktllad Two Murder-- ' em Brought to the City for . . - -8efe Keeptnc. Special Star Correspondence Raleigh, N. C, Sept. 80. The storm last night was one of the most severe that has viaited Raleigh in yean. Trees were blown down and damage done property generally. This morn ing the streets were filled with wreckage, In the capitol grounds several handsome trees are on the ground. .The big Republican banner wat wrecked by the heavy wind, which blew at a velocity of over twenty-six miles an hour. , (;But the most distressing news result tng irom the storm t ravages comet froiu the country, about aix. milet from here. 'A giant oak tree fell on the residence of . Mr. Price, demolishing the structure. Mrs. Price, who had retired and wat in bed. was instantly killed Mr. Price and Utile son were sitting by the fire-place.: They . were knocked down and badly bruised, but - managed to crawl from under the wreckage. Cotton was nearly all brown out and in tome placet the ground was literally covered. The damage will be very great, Raleigh hat been without communication with - the Outside world for eighteen hourt. - i Governor Carr makes requisition on the Governor of Virginia for Young Savage, who is wanted for larceny, in Scotland Neck. Savage ia under arrest in Pennsylvania. ? t; . The two murderert who took ; the life of the young white girl Miss Faulk ner in Henderson, were brought here last night for safe- keeping. V Their names are-ion v caDtist ana tLonio Foster. - They are not over seventeen years of age. Both are ebony black. Vance Criminal Court meets Monday, wnen tney will be taken back for trial. It it perhapt noticeable to many observant people that the Caucasian talks one way one week and jast the opposite another. ' This week-that paper abuses tne Democrats and assent that the1 Re publican party is more friendly to silver, A week; or so ago the Republicans were very Ditteriy denounced. But it is all the same to the Poputisis. who think of nothing but holding - the balance of power, v " 5 ... U- 8. DISTRICT COURT. Jurors Tot the Fall Term. Bogincing Ho . vember 80th, 1996. j '.v.-.-.. The following it a litt of the jurors for the U. S. District Court, summoned to attend the 3rd day of' November, 1896, at the U. S. Court room in Wilmington: Pender county Robert I. Durham, John Jones, J. E. Herring. R. K. Bryan, Jr., J. F. Johnson. ; ' Bladen county Harrison Singletery, I. H. Smith, A. S. McKay, D. S. Mc-Rae. : :"SJJ-v. ?M- '. 'i - Columbus county B. A. Anderson, Menos Mears, C: C. Pridgea. ... v ? New Hanover county H. N. Collins,. James P. Nalton, W. H.: Chadbourn, S. P. McNair, ; H. P.1 Weit. D. L. Gore, Eleazer Lane, Louis Hollingsworth, E. JPowers. i- ' Ontlow county G. ). Scott, Leaider Everett, T. E-Robeson, Lee T. Murrell, B. E. BaUs, Jr. ' ; . . l' Cumberland county J. B. Vann, W, P. Wemyss, J. C. Bond, Charles" ,E. Pears. . :;s;; . Sampson county Louis H. Moore, Henry C. Monk, lull McPhail, W. R. King, Burrel Warren. V i 3 Duplin ' county Mats Southerland, W. A. Lewis. Wm. H. Murray,-W,1 R. Newbuty,..Ben Smith.: .-,"' vir--- Robtton (county J. S. ' Olivet.. J. P. Edmunds, W. B. H'arker, G. N. Leacb, Hector McEichern. , Brunswick county Geo, H. Bellamy, Robert King. F. M. Moore, John K. Willett, David Ward. i , - ' CY- WATSON'S APPOINTMENTS. ' Cyrus B Watson,' Democratic candidate for Governor, will address , the people as follows : - ' Ij ;';t Rockingham October 8d; Lumberton, Sth;Whiteville Qth; Wilmington, at night uo iub iin; curgaw, etn; uioton. tb; Kenansville 10th; Trenton, 18th; New-bern, 18th, Kinstoa, 14tb, end continues at far at Gatesville on the 24th. You need Hood's Sarsaparilla to en- alaL M tm ... ' ( puniy- your oiood, create an appetite and elve vou tveet. rfrrahinr I Jleep. . f VV . ;., ; .,,;.;. : DEMOCRATIC GATHERING. MEETING OF THE BRYAN,- SEW ALL AND WATSON CLUB. , An Sothaeiastto Aaaamblageln ibo County Oonrt Houee Addreee byU j.- . - s; i - . . ' p. r. Duffy. " : The Bryan, Sewall and Wauon Dem ocratic Qub met last night at the Court House,' the - Pretident, CoL . T.- W. Strange, In the chair, and Mr. T, W. Clawson secretary. , , Alter me reauing mdu minutes of the last meeting. President Strange urged upon the. members pret- sent the .importance of registering, and also to see that their neighbo t registered. The meeting thea adjourned. - After , adjiurnment. an address was delivered to the club by Major P. r. Duffy. It was listened to attentively and frequent outbursts of applause in terrupted the speaker. . Major Daffy said: t "lam here to-night to speak, for a cause as grand, es important, at honest, as has ever enlisted the efforts, the brains, the tongue of any political arena People who do not sympathize with us call y it a craze. A craze which it sweeoioe from - ocean -4 to ocean; a craze ; which .calls .the laboring man from hit thop, the " farmer-: from hit farm, and which has enlisted every. man whese heart beats tor humanity. You may call it a traze : when Patrick Henry declared that the colonies must throw off the shackles which bound them. Bat, suppose it is acrsze, people never go crazy without a cause. We know that for twenty odd ' years the people of this country hat been suffer ing. There has been complaint from the shops, the stores, the farms, and in fact universal camplaiat. v And yet they tay wesho aid not complain: ' What do they propose to do. nothing ? r They tay to agitate is wrong. If 1 tell a . laboring man he ia not lastly rewarded, they ' tay that u. If 'I tell ' a farmer his pro duce is not b.'ingicg a high , enough price, they say, influencing the, country against the city. Mv friends, there are no two industries anywhere but are . in some way linked one to the, other, and if one suffers the other! will suffer. If the man in the shop tuff ert,.the man on the farm suff srt, and vice vers. Every interest is connected with another inter est.' Some countries live by one particu lar industry. For twenty odd years we have bad our ficances and pur prices governed by London. England had an agent over here the person of 'John Sherman, In 1778 she tried to crush out American manhood, but failed. In 1873, pursuing the tame ' plan, the sue ceeded, by aid of those whose name was not Arnold but-Sherman. and that class of men who made nt slaves. During the war the Rothschilds bad aa aient over here by the name of Belmont'.- Ia 1868. when -the Democrats the only party that has ever stood by the people declared against national banks, with Ho ratio Seymour, they knifed him. And now a party who have the impudence to call themselves Democrats are trying to knife Wq. J. Bryan, the grandest f Democrat since the day of Andrew Jackson. Ar nold callsd himself an American, and tbey call themselves I Democrats. - They may have been, but tbey should not now have the cheek to call themselves Demo crats. .They have roped old man Pal mer in poor, tweet, toothing old do:k who hat been everything ia turn to carry the banner of Democracy, when he it not good enough to tie nt shoe strings. There are some people who live on others' misfortunes and miseries, and others who live by using tome one at a stepping-s'.one. The masses insist upon having more comfort not luxu ries for they are not used to that, and that silver be restored as in 1873. Money acceptable by one should be acceptable by all.- What right has a bondholder to refuse to take a ten dollar bill, demand ing gold, when you and I have to take it? Money good enough for one it good enough for alt, ; ; 'y f "lathe American form of government the j millionaire is no better - than the ploughman.. It is the man who makes himself. Man cannot control whether he wat born in thop or palace; He is judged by his merit.. In 1873 silver was demonetized, gold became scarce and was therefore in demand. . GM went out of circulation, practically speaking. They eli you that we jhave now more silver than in 1878V-J We have,, but they neglected to state that the gold, greenbacks and State bank notes have ceased. Icstead of eighteen hundred million, we have got practically, about five hundred million. Have we not the right to complain of the scarcity and demand that the shackles be taken off and silver be restored in 1878 ? When Wm. J. Bryan is elected President, with a Congress to back him, the; people of America will take heart and feel that they have something to live' and hope for. He will place a man in the Treas ury, and when five hundred dollars in greenbacks are brought there, he will .baud back a check payable in silver. No gold ? No, not this time. When he does thit, there will never be another greenback pretented. Of course all thit will not happen, in as hour, a day or a week, but the law of supply arid demand must and will be recognized. ; One will be benefitted in one way and one ia an other, : . '-Then they talk to you about the fifty-three cent dollar; but there it not one of them who will exchange a fifty cent dollar for fifty-five cents a half dollar and a , five-cent piece. - There is no Americanism or manhood la It, nor is it honest to intimidate a man. .What right has any man to tell another you shall not vote at you want to, but as I tay ; I am master. "My countrymen, I want each of you to become a missionary, because , North Carolina is at stake and ,it it your duty to stick up and battle for her, whether you get tilver, gold or anything else.' If you have to chose between the two, save North Carolina.and trust in God to help hs out in the other. - Don't you remember the dara days of 1868 under W. W Holden ? How some of the best men of the State were dragged but of their beds and locked up in cages? ' Men were ar rayed against each other, friends against. friends. After twenty years of peace Deiween races ana ciassrs we do not want to fall back to the days of 1868 78. "I telj yon. my countrymen, fire orancs win be started: not . with torch out witn ill feeling against each other. it wiu never do to trifle with a thing like this. - Let tfaemput the shackles oa you and it will lake the power tf a giant -to break' them. " "Not only con sider the national issue but the . btate Issue as. well. " Oae ls a ' matter of dollars and cents, the other homes, firesides and families. Although I am not a native of North Carolina, I have been one ever since I tet foot -upon her -soil. I have eight reasons for being a" North Carolinian seven children and a wife- all from North Carolina JYeuog men, your lathers have left you an ioberitaccs yon ought to be proud oL r North Carolina is one of the most honorable of the forty-four States, r Ifever wat there a time when North Carolina failed to do her duty,- whether on the field of battle,' in council or by ballot. ! If you . start right you are always sure to keep in the right. Gentlemen..! thank you. - RALEIGH' NEWS ITEMS. A CREAT ABUNDANCE OF POLITICAL GOSSIP. - ' ' . - Fopol ste Telk"ot Jade "Walter Claik Tak ing BcWall'S Piece on the Presidential - Tloket The Biblioal Beettdcr -i , ' aad Major Guthrie. -Special Star-'Correspondence. ' f ' Ralbigh. N. C. Sept. 89. " It is stated by friends of Judge Walter Clark that a proposition has been made to ArtharSewalt, the-Vice Presidential nominee of the Democratic! party-, more timet than' once to withdraw in favor of Judge-Clark;'' It it claimed, that the Populists 'would endorse Juige Clafk, were lie to supercede Mr. Sewall. The Biblical 'Recorder, the organ 'of the Baptist denomination of North Cart olina, resumes its attack on Maj Guthrie this.. week, beading the article: "Candidate Guthrie's Hapless I nsult- It will be remembered that the -'late Dr. Prkcbard wrote to1 Charity and Children, in an account of a 'banquet at the University in June, 1895, thai Maj ; Guthrie, in respond! eg to a toast, in- suitea tne Baptists ot-the. btate.. lais Maj uothrie has den'ed on several oc casions. To9 Recorder says it cannot be true to the denomination, -and re main sileaL Mr. Guthrie it : arraigned for not denying the statement published in Charity and Children in Dr. Prltch-ard's life time. -CZ . . y:': Mr fas. ' Fowle. brother of the late Gov. Fowie, was reported to be for Mc- twm'ey T at Republican headquarters. This Mr. Fowle emphatically denies. He is for Bryan and Sewall. . -1 a secret circular irom inairman not- ton, advising Republicans to register and work lor their cause, has - found its way to the public . ! - it is intimated that the. Populist Cen tral or Executive Committee will meet in a few days. Populistt are mad with Russell. They say that he has broken faith, for they assert that the under standing was that be should retire when they went into. the recent agreements I expect to see the Populists break agreement with the Republicans in tea days if Russell does not withdraw ,and I have no idea that he wiiL Something ia goiog to drop." Populists are beginning to "let the cat out of the bag." Tbey talk freely. : ' f - 1 1 1 Prof. John E. Ray,1 the newly elected principal of the institution : for the Deaf arid Dumb and Blind, is expected to reach here to-day from Danville, Ky. '.tal Aoeldent.: V;-- -.i... - Mr. Otto E. Saizman, 'the second en gineer of the Clyde steamer Croatan,mi severely injured Saturday afternoon when the ship wat aboat thirty milet out, on her way to New York. He wat oiling up and wat accidentally caught in. some of the machinery (the crank pin). The captain upon examination found that be was seriously injared. and at once put back and brought the injured man to this city. He was then sent tO the- Marine . Hospital, where he re ceived medical attention.' '- He died Sun day at 2 o'clock and wat! buried yester-. day. Hit retidence it ont known, but tup posed to be in'New York city. ' - The Croatan left for New York Sun day morning. - I .'t T : IN DARKEST AFRICA. Henry Btax,Uy Would Not Hto Done 1 Bot It Was Done.' Charlotte Observer A very fair, and also verv shastlv foretaste of what the decent people of the State may expect If the right honorable (?) Russell it elected Governor it evidenced by the appointment of negro registrars throughout the State. There are fifteen of these . sable ' officials in Mecklenburg ccuatv alone. The worse phase of the matter, too. it that the type known at ' bad" niggers" are generally selected. All this goes to show, if there is anyone to ignorant at to need further knowledge on that aubiect. that the spawn of vindictive hate; and unnatural production which seems , to be indigents ti the Republican and Ponuiist parties, is hatching out an assortment ot human ghouls for . leaders of those unholy aggregations, jv Peanut Peotorr s Norfolk Burned . The Merchants' and Farmers' Peanut Factory at Norfolk Va.. caueht fire at 8 o'clock Saturday night from an unknown cause and was completely consumed. The total loss reached $65,000 and over over 18.000 bags ot psanutt were destroyed: It was the furth largest peanut factory in the world ; Thie makes the third time the company have beea bnrned out on the same site. Several firemen .were slightly hurt bv falling -walls. i'Z: - - -; -r. i -" . -- The O , T. O Kellroad.; - Concerning the railroad under con struction from - Wilmington to South- port and the statement that operatiocs had been ttopped bva creditor in Bruns wick county, Capt. D. I. Black, of the Arm of Black?, & Gillis. contractors for grading, tojd the Star last evening that work was stijl going on, that they had not taken any legal proceedings against the company and felt assured that everything wat ali.rjght and that the work would go ahead steadily. - SPEAKING. J Hon. lis. A. Lockhart, Democratic candidate for Congress, will address bis fellow-citizens a, the following timet and placet, viz: : . ' ; 1-cckwood s Folly, Friday, Octobers. 11 a. m. , . - - : South DOrt. Friday, October 9. night. New Hope Church, near Pates, Sat urday. October 10. 11 a. m. ' vi W . a - t .. e ai m ' j x.aunnuurg, oaturaay, uctooer jlu. bight -: , -.":t:jri- . Little's Mills, Monday, October 18, 11 a, m.- . v:v; ,. . Wolf Pit, Tuesday, October 18. 11 Let the people turn out at one man and give our- distinguished standard- bearer an old4ime rousing Democratic welcome. . ;.. .. . : - -? Opposing candidates are invited and expected to be present for joint discussion. - - ' - T. C. Guthrie. . ; Chairman Dem. ftx. Com 6th Ditt. -aleiil araieax flauve.' .-- ' Thk Best Salve in the world tor Cutt, Bruises, Sores. Ulcers, , Salt Rheum. Fever- Sores. Tetter. Charmed Hands, Chilblains, Corns, nd all Skin Eruptions and -positively cures Piles or no pay required. It it guaranteed ta give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 85 centt per box. For tale by R. R. Bxllaiit. - ? - f A FURIOOS FIRE. I A GAt: BLZ." ON .THE - FRONT OF THE' CITY FIVER Iffaval . Store, Ware hnuea, Wharree Jtcd e Barq leBurocd Xjoaaee SaUmated at Tan . .' to nrteen Thooeand Doltari Prob- eblri Fully Xaaared. ' Shortly alter theV.orm lait cighf bad Cleared away and the easterly wind that had prevailed had shifted around to the west, a furious fire broke out on naval stores yard on the west tide of the river, below the ferry. : Flame and smoke rose in great volumes and ' the cry of "Firtl- by psrsont on the - wharves was taken up: along the streets and re echoed throughout the city.vTfae fire alarm was ont of order and the usual clamor of the bells' catling ont the Fire Department for service was not heard. Yet the firemen rallied on the river front and did all that men could do to suppress the flimes. " - 0ing to the Inflammable nature of the surroundings the fire spread rapidly, and the yards and warehouses of Messrs. D. L. Gore, Murchison & Co. and D.Mc- Eachern, filled with barrels of rosin, tar and tpiritt of turpentine, were soon in a blaze. ; ;Tbe wharyes soon caught, and the flames communicated to .the handsome Swedish barqaentme Verdandi, which Only yts.erday had cleared for Manchester, England, with : a cargo of 8,685 bairels of rosin, shipped by Messrs. S. P. Snouer & Co. The master aad crew of the. vessel were , asleep in their bunks and barely t ssaped with thtir lives, saving nothing of their -effee t Cap'i -Wester be rg.j-impeit'ovei boa rd into the -river -and wat retcoed by a beat tent over - from , the. revenue cutter Morrill. . The flames quickly-' enveloped the vessel, and the burning spars and masts and sails sent up clouds of spat ks, which drifted with the wind and fell in showers upon the' roofs of buildings along the river lront. vine restaurant oi Mr. Schnibben, corner of Market and Water, at set on nrc by- tne sparKs, out people who were on the look out for just such an accident toon put out the fire, ; Finally, the barquentine drifted from her moorings, and with the tide, which was running out, slowly dropped down stream without endangering other property. The fire on the yards and wharvet continued to burn until this morning, when the firemen succeeded in extinguishing the flames. . The losses, it it estimated.wlll amount to ten or fifteen thousand dollars, exclusive of the lost .by the burning of the barquentine and het careo. There were probably tome 8.500 barrels of rosin on the wharves and same casks? of spirits turpentine under the sheds. Messrs. Willard& Giles, insurance agents, car ried insurance for Mr. D. McEachern on naval stores for $1,500: Mr. D. L. Gore. 8500 on naval stores, and Messrs. ;: Mar- chiton & Co , $3,750 on naval stores. In the Carolina Insurance 'Company Mr. Jno. H. tyore naa insurance on ware house lor $550- The barquentine and cargo are supposed to have been covered by insurance. ' v-, "'-vf' The revenue cutter Morrill rendered valuable, assistance. She steamed over from . her - wharf to the scene . ot the fire., and with' her powerful engines wat engaged until late this morning extin guishing the names. . About 11 o clock p.m. an alarm wat turned in from box No. 47. Five small buildings were burned one owned by Mr. A. D. j Westell, one by Mr. Stan- land, two by Daniel Howard . colored, and a small store adjoining, corner of Dawson and Third streets. The lo'ses and insurance could not be ascertained. THE FIRE 09 THE RIVES FR05T. Over Ught Thooeand BneTi i of Hoein end e Pew .-Ceeka tf Spiii e Turpentine ' j.' Burned Total "IioesAbent -: . f40,ooa ;J A pretty close, estimate of the losses by the fire on the west side of the river Tuesday night makes the total (not in eluding thejoss by the burning of the baiquentine VerdanaY) about $85,000; very nearly if not quite covered by in surance. Less than fifty casks ot spirits turpentine were burned, but 8,171 bar rels of rosin went up in. flame smoke. Of this amount Messrs. Pater- son, Downing & Co. had 8.788, Mr. D. L. Gore 573. Mr. D. McEachern 1,860, and Messrs. Murchison & Co. 3,500 barrels." The wharvet and thedt burned were' the property. of Messrs. Murchison & Co. and Mr. D. L. Gore. Messrs. W. A. Martin & Co., who occupied part of Mr. D. L. Gore's yard, -place their lott on paint factory and material turned at $400 to $500 (partly insured), and the Brunswick Bridge and Ferry Co., office and shed burned, $800. - The Swedith barquentine Verdandi wat about twelve years old and her value is estimated at from $18,000 to $15,000. Her cargo of rosin wat valued at $1 466.25. Capt. Edgar' Williams who with the tug Marion towed the barquentine down stream, after the had broken loose from her moorings and was rapidly drifting across the river, a seething mast of flimes, tayt that at 8 a. m. he borea tnree noles on the port tide, near the stern of the vessel, and about 7 a. m. tbe sunk in 80 'eet of water, where the now lies. The vessel is a total loss but part of the cargo may be saved. Wire Ties foe Cotton Bales. t cotton . ouycrt are all stirred up. over the new wire procest of barng cotton. " There has been a threat deal of comment on the prominence and use of wire which is fast taking the ' place of ties in South Carolina and Georgia.. The Observer says the Charlotte cotton men have had no. experience in handling cot-' ton that wat baled , with -wire until the last few days. Cotton has been pouring in baled up with wire, and it is giving the compress people any amount of trouble. Several of the Charlotte buyers have agreed to hereafter dock all Cbtton ' they buy ; baled with wire 30 centt on each bale. - Thit it done on ac count ot the comprets people not being a Die 10 nanaie me wire-oaiea cotton ,witn expediency. It reauirea more time to handle the cotton baled with nre .and the wire cannot be re-used at tne old original tiet are. .. It it stated tuai mc latiucia uvs noiomg Oy : USlng wire instead cf ties, bet they are determined to do all they can in this mv n W .. 1 . .1 . . . . . J . w uicaa, up mc Big wan oi tne manufac- inreis ana oeaiers in ties. -- ' :?r. Eleetile Bitten. l; itiectric Bitters is a medicine for any bouuu, . uui ? pcruapt mora generally needed, when , the languid, exhausted feeling prevads, when the liver ia torpid and sluggish and the need of a tonic and alterative is felu A prompt use of thii medicine lias often averted long and perhapt fatal bilious fevers. No medicine will act more sorely in counteracting and freeing the evutrm (mm th. vV..uliUu, l;iiilgeil yieia to tLiectric Bitters. 60c, and $1.00 per Jwule at R. R. BttLAM'S Drug Store. f CYCLONE AT SAVAUNAH. DAMAGE ESTIMATED A I wtArtuT . m , a A M I a MILUON DOIXARS- Beven Xiivee loet-Ore t Dtmus o Bhip- -"piog Bailroad Depots Doetroyed ... . Xvery House In the City Mote . - or Iiees . Samiged, 7. SAVANNAH, Ga! Sept, 29. Seven ' ee. t . . - a8- ' B lives lost, a muuon . aouan worm w property destroyed, it the record of. the cyclone whicu. twept aavannau iruui i8.80 a. m. uatil 18.15 p. m. o-aay. i ne lost of lite and damage to property are yet mere estimates and both may -be greater j than now knownThe storm which hat been lurking, in theEastern Gulf lor the past two daya swept rapidly across Florioa; at 8 a'clockrthis morning i was at Jacksonville, ana witnoui warn- inir burst upon 3uuau. 4 . . ; - -. In nail ao nour 11 nan uunc na ww a. The ttreett were jwiea witn wrecaage; hardly a house escaped withcut more or lesa damage though there are comparatively few. total. wrecki:v .-AlsV.?.." Three Hours oeiore tue storm was t its height the : weather , observer saia that the wind would not exceea a ye- lhritv tit thirty miles an hour.! It began in rise at 11 o ciocK, nan an nour later it was blowine sixty ? miles an hour, and th air was filled f with ff ying . debris. When the wind reached a velocity, 01 sixtv-tix miles an nour, toe lnsiramcnu -a a . . . a, at the weather station were mown away. At noon the barometer dropped to zv and at 18.15 D. BuVwas 58 95. ; T The storm was terrific in its intensity. exceeding that of the great cyclone of 1898. which devastated the acuta Caro lina coast. vTbo shortness ot its dura tion was all that saved a complete anni hilation of everything - within its range. Tbe storm came irom - the southeast, and swept directly over the city. Hard ly a pnbr.c building :- escaped Its lury.. The forest trees around tbe city -were laid in swaths. -The parks are in ruins, and - many, buildings - were :.; raz:d to the! ground.: The immense -Piaot System passenger depot ' wat -the first building in the patn ot tne storm, ana was a complete wreck." "The - magnifi cent onze train of itbe f.ant system, exhibited at tbe Cotton States Exposi tion and stored in a abed, was wrecxea and the cars are almost a total loss. The Central Railroad. - with Georgia and Alabama Railroad freight bouses, on tbe ODOosite side ot tne city, -were un roof id and tbe: walls! demolished.. The theatre was nartiauv. unrooiea, ana iuc Second Baptist Church is almost a total wreck. The bayannan Hospital ana Gain -Iafirmary were damaged. The Suburban street railway sheds, in which were " stored - twenty, cars, were; blown down. I Nearly every store in the retail section of tbe city was , more or lest damaged. The damage to the tbipping was less than in 1893. About siou.wu to $150,000 is believed to be a low esti mate of the damaee to it. fc Teleerapbic communication was cut off at the beginninz of the storm, and not a wire has been working in any at rectiou since noon, tnit report Deing tent out by train for transmission from Millen. Ga. - The Western Union Tele graph -Company has ; its forces of line men out in ail directions to re-cstaoiisn Communication. Tbe' only train, toar rive in the city since the storm began is the ! north-bound Plant system Isst mail, which arrived two hours late and Is suit here awaiting information as to tbe condition of the track north of here. '-A special train j was sent ont late this afternoon over tbe flant system, but has not yet returned. The Cen tral Railroad will run out a special train to-night. ' No trains have passed over tbe Florida Central & Peninsula Rail road. : ; .; ; - , 1 One of the most 'complete wrecks is Forsy the Park, which was . the pride of the city.'; Three" fourths . of the trees were blown down, or torn up 1 by tbe roots,' and are lying in every direction. The city it lua .tangle of wires. The street car lines stopped running soon after tbe -blow began, and the cart are standing on tbe tracks in every part of the city,-blocked in by trees and the debris jot fallen buddings. The ware houses on the river front were heavily damaged.- The Savannah Guano Com- pinv's j millt and the .Southern Cotton Oil Company'i mill and storage sheds On the. river front were badly, wrecked. Tbe heaviest damage .was sustained by Comer. Hull, & Co., their mill being almost a total wreck. V At Gordon what f a n ing timber from a building a hundred feet away struck Wallace Iohnson, , a clerk, kuling him instantly. W. S. Thompson was killed instantly at the wreck of A. S. Bacon & Co. 8 lumber mult, several negroet were also injured in the destruction of Gordon whatL ' . Four negroes in Southville, a colored settlement in the southern portion of the city, were caught under, a falling roof and killed. . sr- S : Savannah, September 80. The fa talities by yesterday's storm, so far, foot up eleven. The body of; Capt. Chas. E. Murray, - of the ill-fated tug Robert Turner, which was blown ashore : in the Savannah river, was found to-day, wedged In a training wall, , It was brought to the city , by a. rescue tue Later, tbe body of one of tbe deck hands was picked up by the U. S. revenue steamer Tybee, which bas been on relief amy since tne storm tuntiaea. j jamet Mcciore. a pastenger on the Turner, and two deck handt are ttiil missing. Fanny lackson, colored, wno was injured by a falling roof in Southville, died to-dav, Reilly Williams, colored, 75 years old. crushed under a rOof, died to-night. Tbe iciared have all been removed to the hospitals or their homes. Three are fa tally injured and will die. ' - i ' The fatalitiet are likely to be much greater when reports have been received from the tea islands j The damage to shipping is heavy. The 'Steamer Oov. baQord. which left Beau fort, S. C for Savannah Tuesday morn ing, went ashore oa Daufuskie Island." and is lying one hundred yards high and dry inland. 1 be steamer. Star went to her assistance tb 8 morning, but has not returned. Much anxiety is felt for the tug Cythia, which left here before the storm ; with a barge in tow t for Bruns wick: The barques Cuba and Rosenius, wnicn ...ariitea irom their, moor. ings : and went ashore. . it is be lieved may be saved. : The tchoonert maim, uit bdu in. u. Meicau. which went ashore on their way to tea. are not damaged. The barque Kvlemore broke away trom, her anchorage at quarantine and it lying .against a training wall half a mile away, Lost oh the small sailing vessels is neevy. , upwards of twentv are reported ashore in the marshes and creeks the beach at the mouth ot tue river. .Most of these were small coasting vessels plying between Savan- nan and. neighboring Dorts. The fnll extent ot the damage and loss cf life Wiu not oe Known lor several dava. 1 1 ne centre Of the storm passed east 01 aavannan ana struck inland, enrth n( here,; The damage on the South Carolina coast is believed to be heavy, but so iar ntue loss of life it reported. The nee plantations on the Carolina side of the Savannah river and along the river west oi nere sunered heavily. .The rice in the fields, was little injured, being covered with water, but the storehouses and millt are wrecked, and the rice ttored it a total loss.. The plantations on me ugeecnee and Altamaha riyert oa the Georgia side also were heavily The damage in" the city will probably exceed $1,000,000. Hardly a building escaped and thousands of houses are roofless. The work of clearing away the wreckage from tbe streets Wnt nn air I night and to-day. most of the ttreett are passaoie. The parka are pitiable tigbtt. Tall trees, blown up . by their'xoots or broken in two. lie in , swaths across" shrubbery and r flowers. The" ruiuV li p j U)DUeousness Is caused by torpid liver, whicli prevonts dlges. Uon and permits food to ferment and putrif y h) the stomach. Then follow dizziness, headache - ... - v - . Insomina, nervousness, and, , Pills IX not relieved, bilious fever. or blood poisoning.' Hood'i fills etimnlftte the stomach, 1 rouse the Brer, cure headache, con-etlpation, etc 25 cents. Sold by all drutigjsts. TheonU Pills to take with J i Sarsaparilia. complete. .The famous Bonaventuie Cemetery, lour muet irom savannah, on the Thunderbolt road, is a scene of ruin. (There, and in oicturesaue Laurel cemetery, iuuuuiutun uu kivc tiones are overturned and, in some instances. the vaults are broken in.. At the sub-urban villages and resorts Summer resi dences were blown away and yachts and pleasure steamers were driven ashore. in tome instances higu and dry oa the low bluffs. The historic Bethrsda Orphan Heme. founded by George Whitfield a century and a half ago. seven miles in the country" from Savannab.was heavily damaged, but no loss 01 uie occurred. . Three street car lines started opera tions at noon to-day. The others are still tied np and tbe cars are standing on the tracks all over the city. The loss to the electric lines is estimated at $100,000. . The electric light, telephone, police and fire alarm systems are all down. The Western Union Telegraph Company has forces of men all along us Hnet. The damage to the railroads will foot up over $850,000. 1 he wreckage of tbe Plant bystem passenger depot and the Georgia & Alabama. Railroad freight warehouse hat.' been partially cleared away,' si that tbe yards and tracks are. passable and trains are running on time. Lighthouse-keeper h-vans reached the city in a boat late this afternoon with the first news from Tybee Island, at the - mouth of the Savannah river. The storm , there .was severe." AH of the hotels are damaged, and the pavilions of the Hotel Tybee nid Southern Hotel, both larte . tsructures, were carried ! away. The ? Chatham Artillery club bouse, "at the south end of the , beach, was Unroofed. The cottages.: fronting -the beach for a -distance of lour miles are all damaged. Thel sea was driven over'tbe low islands . between Tybee and the city, and it is believed the Tybee railroad is washed away on MtQaeen's Island a distance of several runes. The. rofad was con structed on the marsh, and the loss wiil be. heavy. There is belifcved to have been no loss of life on Tybee. A special to the Morning News from Burroughs, . Ga., says: "The storm started here yesterday at 10 o'clock and lasted until 1.15 o'clock. The trees were blown down in the; woods and roads.'- - About fifteen houses in different places are blown down, f All' the stacks in the rice fields are blAwnj down. The new Ozeechee Baptist church at Shilch and the new Episcopalian chuich are blown to the ground. Three lives are lost and several persons crippled. Tbe loss is. estimated at $60,000. Every per son had to leave his house and go out in the open field to save bis life. . There has never been such a storm here since 1854.". - -iv x ..: ' - Nearly every telegraph wire out oT Savannah is still prostrated. Storm' news is coming .to the Momtne News; from many points in Georgia and Florida by mai. Tbe storm appears to have Struck land at Tampa and swept north ward to . savannah,,, thence jumping on to the North.- All the correspondents agree that the velocity of the wind was unusually high, even for a tornado, but its duration at each place was short - about an hour. Had tbe storm been - long continued, everything . in its I path f would have been levelled to -the ground -and the loss of life j mutt . of necessity have been large. : , 4, ; - .-. -;' ; ' ; Brunswick was wrecked bv the bum-- cane. : ibe property lost it ettimatea at between $350,000 and $500,000. Loss of life is four, so far as known. The Victims are all -colored :. John Jtfferson andbaby, A. Davis, William Daniels. The injured, so far as known, are Mrs. M.-Wiggins and child and Mrs. Kichard Purceli. These three have their beads crushed in, but will probably recover. The greatest losers ot property are: Electric and Gas Company plant, demolished, $80,000 : Glauoer & Isaacs, whole sale grain and grocery warehouse, total wreck, loss $30.000 ; opera, bouse, total wreck, lost $4,000.; Jacob L. Beach, residence partly wrecked ; : Doweing Company,1 wholesale gtoceries ; Brunswick Grocery Company; E. H." Mason .& Co., ship.. chandlers; Brieseoeck's. brick building and : warehouse ; J. Bv Wright's bnck building ; Ogletnorpe-. Bank building ; J. S. Wright's building r Scarlett block; Crovatt block; Wat ti block, Willis block, all seriously injured;. St John's church wrecked completely; : St Anthinasus church and school buildingtwere wrecked completely; St, Matkt church badly damaged:. Alta maha Cypress millt badly damaged, as to destruction of lumber, fire depart ment bell tower badly damaged; coutt house damaged considerably, so as to be unsafe for further use. Partial dam age is done, to the City Hall, Plant sys tem shops. Southern Railway warehouses, "Union depot, Gwinn'e ware- bouse and ice : factory, acd numerous other business and private dwellings. In shipping circus the damage is ter rific. A detailed lost up' to date is es followt: The Spanish barque Encarna-tiun. loaded for sea and ancnOred across the thoals, drifted in and is aground. badly listed and rigging nearly destroved. On the manh side of Turtle river lb a three-masted schooner aground between quarantine and South Btunswlck. It is the L zzie E. - Dennisonv f rc m quarantine. The Norweg an barque Longfellow test ner liDooom and is ashore acro.s. from the Plant system dock. The Ameri- can barque H. L. Routh bad her windlass broken and is lying-ashore, between- MCCUlIOUCh S . dock and nnaranttr The brig Jennie Hulbert, loaded aril down; the river, was - blown over to x Brandy Point and is agrcund. The schooner Sarah Fuller broke her hawser and is . sshote off the Brunswick & Western docks. - The schooner Harold was dismantled and sunk, with 5,003 pounds ot dynamite off the Brunswick & Western docks. -:.i - I ; t ': ' . At Sterling station several houses are down, and one lady. Mrs.', Claik, badly injured by falling timber. 1 : n.j -. : -v we-w ; J SSI U 9 II) UlUllOWItB. almost every tin-covered freight car is unroofed. All the telephone, telegraph " and electric light wires , are down? and the damage cannot be well estimated. At the quarantine station several of the" buildings,- including .the .officers', quarters, are down, but Surgeon Burford is safe, At the new docks of the Southern Railway the eastern warehouse is down, and much other damage done. Hanover Park, the pride of Brunswick, is wrecked. , Every street is strewn with -debris.' -';',. '-. : - At. Folkstbn. Ga.. Tom Wright, a negro barber, 'was killed in tbe ruins of his house as it collapsed beneath the awful fury of the wind. Many other bouses there were demolished or partly wrecked, and the small loss of life is looked upon as surprising. The Methodist church, in the', northeastern part 01 me . town, it blown to atoms. Tbe Graded School building, constructed of heavy timber and, thought to be the strongest ? iu town, is in mint. The teacher and. thirty-eight students were in the building, when 1t collapsed, and all escaped, unhurt, except Misr Kathleen Roddenberry, who received a slight wound on tbe head. . - i ! Reports from Boulogne, across tbe river from Foikston. say that several people were killed and others injured, but do verification of these reports has reached the Morning News yet. 1

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