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jit tt-'- . .'. 4 1 a THE TIMES Has 1,325 Subscribers to Begin The New Year. THE TIMES. Added 326 New Subscrib- , ... eis in December. Vol. 1. RALEIGH, N. C, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 10, 1393. No. 113. HE GUILTY? MRS HACK CONFESSED Q0ftL jJMS Srinl fl THE NEWS BY WIRE To-Dav's Happenings All Over the Country. HE CALLS IT PROGRESS PRESIDENT APPEARS INTERESTED IN MONETARY REFORM Says He Wishes Prompt Action On Part Of Congress-President and Gage in Accord. By Telegraph to The Times. Washington, Jan. 10. President Mc-Kinley to-day said to Ileny W. Peabody, one of the delegates of the Boston Chamber of Commerce to the Monetary Commission, that he was greatly interested in the progress of monetary reform and desirous of prompt action by Congress. "Mr. Teabody believes that the President and Secretary . Gage are in complete accord on the currency question. TWO THOUSAND AFFECTED. Grosvennoldale Cotton Mills Reduce Wages Nearly Eight Ter Cent. By Telegraph to The Times. ... New Haven, Jan. 10. The large cotton mills of Grosvennodale, Conn., have announced that they will reduce wages probably about eight per cent in the near future, affecting nearly two thousand piece workers. MARTIAL, LAW ABROGATED. By Telegraph to The Times. Prague, Jan. 10. Martial law, which was proclaimed here on December 2nd as a result of riotous demonstrations wihieh followed the disturbances in the Reichserath, has been abrogated. MR. FOULTER'S CHAT. Says Americans Should Thank Monetary Commission for Its Work. By Telegraph to The Times. Washington, Jan. 10. Representative Foulter, the author of the Currency Reform bill, in speaking of the Indianapolis convention and its work, said that all Americans should thank the commission for its earnest work and the clear analysis of the situation. DR, JAMESON FOR PARLIAMENT. By Telegraph to The Times. London, Jan. 10. It is understood that Dr. Jameson, the Transvaal raider, will not return to England at present, lie intends to become a candidate from the Cape fur Parliament. ESTER 1 1 A'Z Y ' S COURT MARTIAL. The Court Accused of Betrayal of French Military Secrets Now Answering Charges Before Farinian Court Martial Dreyfus' Case Not Re-opened. By Telegraph to The Times. Paris, Jan. 10. A court martini ordered by the Governor of Paris for the trial of Count Esterhazy, who is accused of being' implicated in th betrayal of the French Military secrets, and having written letters recently published in the Figaro, casting reflections upon France and the French army, opened today. Counsel appeared in behalf of Mme and Mathiew Drefus, respectively the wife and brother of ex-Captain Dreyfus, who is serving a life sentence Imprisonment under conviction, of selling military information to a foreign government, but they were refused any locus standing in the ease. This ruling of the court is made upon the ground that the case of Dreyfus which has just been legnlly disposed of could only be re-opened by court. OTIS SKINNER. Something About this Leading Actor Who Appears Here Next Week. Otis Skinner is famous for his splendid production of 'Trinee Rudolph" and his appearance here Is looked forward to by theatre-goers as the Ohief event of the near future. The Norfolk Landmark of yesterday contained the following in its notes on future attractions: "Unfortunately, the scope of the dramatist in recent years seems to have become dwarfed by the commercial spirit of the times, and but few dramas are presented nowadays that are not constructed with a view of filling the top floors of the theatre. Likewise, actors have become more or less utilitarian. But there are exceptiAis to this rule. One of the most notable of these ex- ; ceptions is Otis Skinner, who !ins rare ability to put life into the self-created heroes of brave and tender lays. Otis fciunner is presenting this season a new and successful romantic comedy, called "Prince Rudolph," a free adaptation of one of Robert Louis Stevenson s talcs, His coming engagement at the Academy next Wednesday and Thursday evening and Thursday matinee will be one of the really important dramatic events of the present season," A KENTUCKY TORNADO CITY HALL AND MANY HOUSES DEMOLISHED IN M0RGANFIELD The City Marshall Killed By Falling Walls Hotel And Methodist v Church Unroofed. By Telegraph to The Times. Morganfield, Ky., Jan. 10. A tornado struck the city today, unroofing the old Methodist church and Parsona hotel and totally demolished over a dozen houses, including the city hall. City Marshal Sellers was killed by the falling walls. The loss will reach up into many thousands. THE QIIURCIIES YESTERDAY. Tabernacle Congregation Left in Darkness During the Evening Service. In all the churches yesterday large congregations are reported as present. Good music, good sermons and happy people. The d,ay was anideal day for church goers and they were present at not only morning, but also evening services. Those churches lighted by electricity had their congregations left in total darkness by fusees burning out. There was but one visiting divine -in the city and he is well known here, having served in this city for over a year and only recently having accepted a call in the western part of the State. CHURCH : OF GOOD SHEPHERD. The pastor, Rev. I. McK. Pittenger, preached as usual at the morning service at 11 a. in, and at the service nt 7:30 o'clock Rev. J. A, Weston, of St. Paul's church, "Wilkesboro, preached a strong sermon on the great martyr, Polycarp. Among all the martyrs of the early church, perhaps the most illustrious was Polycarp. The lecture was a good one and many were present to hear Dr. Weston. He has many friends in Raleigh whp were glad to hear him again last night. AT CHRIST CHURCH. Regular Sanday morning service nt 11 o'clock a. m. and Vespers at 5 o'clock were conducted by ; the rector, Rev. M. M. Marshall, D. D. The services were well attended and the music was unusually good. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Sunday was the occasion of the regu lar quarterly eofumunion service nt the First Presbyterian church. Fifteen new memibers had been added to- the church since the last communion Sunday, and five were admitted Sunday morning up on profession of faith. Dr. Daniel, in stead of a set sermon, delivered a most impressive talk upon tho institution of the Lord's Supper, which was full of comfort anil encouragement to commun- caii'ts. The evening service was well attended. : ED EN TON STREET METHODIST. Pastor Norman had his flock together and they heard good sermons in genuine Methodist style. The music under the new director, Prof. Bryant, was splendid. In the evening Dr. Norman delighted his congregation with a sermon filled with words of good counsel and strong arguments. BAPTIST TABERNACLE. ' Dr. A. M. Simms had two large con gregations present at the morning and evening services yesterday. In the morning he preached from Luke ICth chapter and 4th verse: "I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stew ardship, they may receive me into their houses." His subject was "Decision" and he talked In fine form about Christian work. ," ait the evening service an immense congregation was present and during the offering af use burned out and the entire congregation was left in utter darkness. Pastor Simms remarked: "I'm glad you are living," and in a few minutes lamps were brought and the gas was lighted and the services were con cluded. FIRST BAPTIST. CHURCH. Rev. J. W. Carter preached two good sermons yesterday.' ' The church's annual report was read, showing the progress of the church and increase in inem- licrship. The church is in splendid con dition. . OTHER SERVICES YESTERDAY. . At the State Prison, Soldiers' Home, State Central Hospital for the Insane, the County Home and Workhouse, and at the jail, services were conducted yes terday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock by va rious good moll and women assigned to the respective places. THE GRAND LODGE. The Grand Lodge of Masons convenes in Oxford to-morrow night at 7:30 o'clock and will be one of the largest attended meetings ever held inthe State. Mr. John C. Drowry, Mr. W. W. Wil son nnd Mr. R. H. Bradley left to-day to make final preparations for the meet ing. A large number of Raleigh Mnsnns 'headed ly Mr. William Simpson, leave to-morrow morning to attend tho great meet ne. T"iev visit to the Asylum promises to be most pleasant feature and the little one will, ea usual, welcome their bsaefactors. COLUMBUS DAY. Bushnell Sworn In As Governor BALLOT FOR SENATOR CONCEDED THAT NO ELECTION WILL RESULT TO-MORROW IN OHIO No Triable At Inauguration Hanna Behind in Senate, But Leading in The House. By Telegraph to The Times. Columbus, Jan. 10. The police expect trouble during the inauguration of Governor Bushnell, and have bodies of patrolmen stationed along the line of march. It is also stated that the militia have been provided with ball cartridges nnd nave been ordered to shoot if the necessity arises. Mark Hanna's supporters have been pouring into town all the morning, and they have been loudly expressing their opinion of Governor Bushnell in ne uncertain terms. Most of the militia companies which will participate in the parade have shown up with depleted ranks. Both officers and men are declaring that they would not do anything fori Bushnell. The feeling against Governor Bushnell is very bitter, and he was told by his supporters to-day that the less the crowd sees of him the better it will be. The Hanna leaders have given orders that there must 'be no demonstration against Governor Bushnell outside of jeering, but it is a question whether they ean control their supporters. Governor Bushnell's friends to-day declare that n insult to him will result in trouble at the Hanna meeting this afternoon. , Columbus, Jan. 10. The Legislature reconvened this morning, nnd Governor Bushnell was sworn in at noah. So far, there has been no trouble. Although the balloting in both branch es of the Legislature for Senator will begin to-morrow, it is conceded that there will be no election. The Senate, it is expected, will he 19 to 17 against Hanna, but the House is in his favor. A mass meeting of Rip'ib- licnns from all parts of the State, for Uannn, is billed for this afternoon, and the final conferences to-night. THE DRAMATIC CLUB. Friday Night's Entertainment for the Public School Libraries. The libraries at the public schools are becoming, as they increase in size, the most valuable adjunct to school work. Nothing speaks better for the teaching in our schools than the growing popularity of the libraries. .'The teachers' de-servo all prainc for training the children in the rending Jiabit," Last year the children themselves gave COO volumes to the library. Now they are hoping to add many more from the proceeds of the performance Friday night by the University Dramatic Club. Everyone who attends will witness a first class performance, as well as help the chool children in their effort to sc-eure good books to rend. JOHN C. DAVIS RELEASED. Has Been Confined In the Asylum for Nearly Five Years. John C. Davis, formerly of Wilmington, but who was nearly five years ago adjudged insane and committed to the North Carolina State Hospital in this city, has been pronounced sane, and was yesterday released. Davis will not return, to Wilmington, but will leave Ralojgh within a few days for "Washington, D. C, where he will engage in 'business with his brother. John C. Davis was for several years one of the most prominent young law yers in Wilmington. He was an enthusiastic church member, and an active spirit in the community. He was espe- cially netive in the construction of a new methodist church in that city, nnd adopted extreme and illegal methods of raising money for that church, ne had control of n large portion of the church fund, and just before the completion of the church, investigation was made and a large shortage was found. An indictment for embezzlement followed. Davis' attorneys and friends made for him the pica of insanity. After an extended, exciting and sen-sntionnl trial be was adjudged insane nnd committed to the asylum by the judge, who ordered that he be kept there until he was pronounced cured, nt which time the solicitor of the district was to le notified. This notice was given by Dr. Kirby three weeka ago. -New Hanover court was in session last week and the cases against Davis were nol pross-ed, and the order came yesterday that he be released. Davis has made one or two escapes alnco hit confinement $ Robert Hancock Sued for $10,000 DENIES THE CHARGE NElCE ACCUSES HIM OF SEDUCTION UNDER HORRIBLE CIRCUMSTANCES Disgraceful Proceedings Rumored to Have Taken Place--The News Shocking All Who Hear it. News reached Raleigh Saturday that Robert Hancock, president of the Atlantic and North Carolina Rialroad, had been sued for ?10,000 by his wife's mice, charging him with seduction. ' The first news was that Mr. Hancock had left the State, an 1 that Newborn war; in a state of great involution Yesterday news came from. Goldshoro that as soon as he heard of the charge, Hancock, who was in 'Washington, I).' C, left, immediately . for Ncwlw rn, taking a special train fur Xewbera. He dnios the charge in toto and declares that he will meet 'and', disprove it fully. The report was to the effect that the crime was first committed in New York, Hancock ' threatened to take the life of bin neico. Thirt is prabably the. bigest sensation Newbern has ever experienced, and the whole State Is deeply interested. The news leaked out this morning for the first ' time, though rumors have been quietly passing about. .. The papers and newspaper men generally in Newborn have been very cauti- I -'.-''- .;'. ous about letting the news out, and few words have passed over the wires alum! the mattes until today. suFERioit coi:kt. Judge Timbcrlake Presiding Over the Criminal Term", of Omrf. The criminal tc rin of Wake court opened this '.'morning,'. Judge . Tiniberlake at the bar anil Suii ilor l'ou in the pitchers stand. Jndge Tiniberlake ilelivenil an "admirable charge' to the grand jury, touching upon .-'the .''main -principles i of the criminal law. : The. coiirt has onio important cases, and will be in session all the week. Cases named below' were disposed of as follows: State vs. S. P. Satterfield; off docket. Stote vs. Sam A vent; called nnd failed. : . - . State vs, Guion Terry; continued. State vs. Jno. Groves, murder; set' for Thursday; special venire of 50 men ordered. Thos. R. Robinson, defendant on the roads under previous judgment; off docket. State Vfc Thos. Hester; continued. State vs. Robt. Baker; nol pros, with leave, "':.'.' State vs. Luke Rogers; nol pros, with leave. State vs. Alfred Duffy; continued. State vs. Aured Duffy; continued. State vs. Chas. Mayo; continued. State vs. A. C. Henlis; continued. State vs. A. C. Ilealis and Salie Underwood; continued. State vs. Henry Roberson; called and failed; capias. State vs. Augustus Strother; called and failed; capias. State vs. Isaac Allen; bigamy; continued. State vs. Teller Lee; continued. State vs. Thos. Rogers and Lucy Ann Merritt; fornication and adultery; not guilty. ' State vs. 'nay wood Rogers; carry controlled weapons; plead guilty; judgment not pronounced. State vs. Haywood Smith; trespass. State vs. Henry Turner; assault with deadly weapon. At 4:20 o'clock the jury was out with the two last named cases. The Stanly Enterprise says the Ef- fird cotton mill in to be doubled and that then it will require 400 operatives. Mr. J. W. Cannon will build n $200,000 cot ton mill at Albemarle that will require 700 operatives. That's the way wo nre going forward. Speclnl sale in Rockers at Thomas & Campbell's Thursday, January 13th. WILL PLEAD G'JiLTY OF MANSLAUGHTER IN FIRST DEGREE Will Receiv. Sentence for -Twenty Years, She is Glad C'sse i3 up--Expects i No Pardon. By -Telegraph to The Times. New York,: Jan. 10. Mrs. Nack, who was jointly indicted with Thorn for the murder of Guldensuppe, has confessed her - part .of. the crime and will be arraigned before Justice Garrettson in Long Island City this afternoon.. It is understood that she will-, plead guilty of manslaughter" in the first degree and will be. sentenced to twenty years. She is in a very cheerful mood to-day nnd is glad the case will be disposed of before night. She said she had no hope of pardon. . . CALIFORNIA GOLDEN JUBILEE. Governor Russell Invited to Attend the Great Anniversary Festivities. .Governor Rus-ell has received the following invitation, Which is neatly en-ginved in gold and silver letters: IMS. '" 1S9S. California's gold yield in fifty years. The honor of : your presence is. reiiuestcd at the celebration of ..CALIFORNIA'S GOLD JUBILEE on .January the twenty-fourth, at San Francisco, in commemoration of the oiiOi Anniversary of the discovery of gold in California. . Festivities will aoiielude on the li'.Kh. General Committee: : S. II. Daniels, See. J. II. .Tcwott, Pres. Executive Committee: Henry Lundstedt, Sec. T. J. Parsons, Ch'm"n. MRS. ROSA ASIIK DEAD. This Good Woman ', Passed Peacefully . Away Early This Morning. ' The news of the death of Mrs. Rosa Hill Al;e spread over the city this morning, and ninny .home's were saddened by this sad intelligence. . Mrs. Ashe passed away at '2 o'clock this morning at the home of her nephew Cant. -8. A.. A-'lic. on Ilillsboro street. Mrs. Ashe was loved by every one who knew her. Ilor tender hand and loving manner has brightened the lives of many in '-. huurs (if ntTiii tioii. and the love that was'-, pour, d nut to that good woman came from all porlioih-s of -the city and 'from all classes. Mrs. Rosa Hill Asiie. a daughter of William II. Hill and .Eliza Marshall, was born in '.Raleigh.. March !ih. lSKi. Her. mother. Eliza . Marshall, was the fir-l wiiito chil l horn in Raleigh. The fatiu t, William II. : Hill, was the sou of II. -n William IL Hill and Eliza Ashe, u daug'iN rot Gem ral John Ashe, and .their ..residence, was at Hilton, a su-burlr of Wilmington. . Mrs. Aiihe married November HI, IS:!", to Thomas -Henry Ashe, who died Se;-tcmlcr 11. 1SV.I. Their only child, Dr. Alexander S, Ashe, died iir Texas, in 1800. Mrs. Ashe leaves surviving her her sisters, Miss Lassie Hill, of Petersburg, Yii., and Mrs. Fannie D. "WoodeH. She was stricken with paralysis on Monday morning, Dec. 27th, and at first there were substantial hopes of her recovery. But she began to decline about five day ago and passed peacefully away at 2 o'clock this morning. She was baptized in this city by Bishop Moore, in 1821, and has been a eorisistant member "of the Episcopal church. ' In 18U0, purposing to devote her life to good works, she beenme matron of the Church Home, then established at Wilmington, but in 1875 was induced to come to Raleigh and live with her nephew," dipt.. S. A. Ashe. And her good works in this city nre well known. THE FUNERAL. The funeral services will be held from the Church of the ood Shepherd, at 3 o'clock p. in., Tuesday. N. C. SOCIETY. A special dispatch from Washington, D. C, snys: "Dr. Walter C. Murphy has been unanimously elected president of the North Cnrolinn Society, of this (Wish ingtiin) city, succeeding Hon, "William R. Cpx, secretary of the United States Senate, who declined re-election." McBRAYER NOT IN IT. A Republican to-day, who had heard from Washington, says thnt the Post master General has informed Con gressman Linney that be cannot appoint John C. McRraycr ns postmaster at Shelby, because of the affidavits reflect ing upon bis character, Linney has been fighting for McBrayor nnd Fortune has been fighting him. It looks like fortono favors Fortune. Important Haooenings in and About the Citv FOR BUSY READERS INTERESTING EVENTS OF TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW. What is Heard on the S.new -nujotied Down in Our Note-uook-Per-sonai and Otherwise. The Governor has reappointed Mr. i.eniy E. Litcnford a notary public. Miss Ella Johnson, who lives near this city, left this morning for Y oungsville, where she will be an assistant in tho Yuungsville High School faculty. Collector .Duncan left to-day for his home at Beaufort, liis continuation .is ......! ,....... v Miss Lucy Creason, of Randleman, N, granddaughter of Dr. John M. Worth, is here attending tlie private school of Miss Annie Dovereaux. There is at the home of Mr. A Dughj quite a-peculiar" thing in the evergreen line. Au apple tree in his yard has perfectly green leaves and' besides young leaves lire pushing , their way out intfl the world as" if spring was already here. judge 'and Mrs. W. A. Montgomery returned home to-day. Mr. and Mrs. Moore, of Shanghai, and Miss tiasiuns, ef England, who have lieen visiting Mrs. M. T. Norris, left to-day for "Washington. Ilunnlcutt & Son have on exhibition, line specimens of vitrihcd sidewalk tiles which .are gong to be placed along many of the retdeuces on Blount street. The cost s not twice as much as ordinary brick, and they last forever.' The State Auditor reports that the fc.icign building and loan associations aiv wntiiigTMfrrating that they ean-m. i do busines in this State bil-acaount. of liie 0 per cent law. S-.Venff S. M. Jones, of Moore county,. to-..;;y settled taxes in full with the Stale Treasurer. The amount was $7,- l.s".;-. -VMrs. W, R. Tucker, who has been visiting her sister in Newbern, returned home this afternoon. Hon. Fred, riiillips, of Tarlniro, came to-day to attend the meeting of the stockholders of the Commercial and I' a miens' Bank' to-morrow. Superintendent Mebane announces that he 'will have.' the proceedings of tho Supervisor's recent - meeting printed ill neat pamphlet form this week. 'The annual nice! ing (if the Board of Trustees of the University will be held in, the Governors -'office, in this city, on Thuinday, January 27th, at 12 m. ' William Jfi. Hill Lodg. , No 21 A. F. & A.M., will in oct. in regular communication on i.ext ... Monday night at 7 o'clock. Visiting brethren are invited to be present. The Chorus Clatss of the Raleigh Musical Association will meet for practice at their hall, Monday evening, auuaTy 10th, at 8 o'clock. A full attendance is desired. The two Raleigh firms who gave in the largest amount so far for the purchase tax for the past six months gave h $51,244.1T and $23,484.90 respectively. It is claimed that some new evidenot will speedily be presented in the case ef John Evans, the Rockingham negro H jail here and under sentence of dentn His attorneys have been quietly at work for him. Mies Anna and Ernest McMeile, ef Raleigh, are visiting Mrs. AYachsmith, Misses Mary Phillips, Bessie Bunn, Florence C'hnlk and Mary Battle, returned Tuesday to St. Mary's School, at Raleigh. Rocky Mount Pbcnix. BANQUET TO TRAVELING MEN. Stuithcu PiiUB the Scene of a Jolly Ban-: quoting Party. i Mr. Charles Gattis returned Sunday from Southern Pines, where ho nttcnde4 the banquet given by the Seaboard Air Line complimentary to the commercial travelers. Mr. Gattis, in speaking yesterday ol the banquet, said: "The whole affair was a how ling success, and the fifty and' more traveling men present thoroughly enjoyed the occasion." Speeches were made by several traveling men, and a banquet, such a spread ns is seldom seen, w.is served by Mr. Charles St. John, proprietor of the Tiney Woods Inn. Mr. St. John presented the president of the Travelers' Protective Association with an immense false doe bend. Mr. nnd Mrs." A. L. McNeill have pre- 'ij rented the Snnford rresbvterian fThnr J with a communion set nnd a baptismal i bowl as a memorial of their two ch:l- dren. Sanford Express. Fine Lemons at Dnghi's. r P h 4 1 5' Bit ' (I i)

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