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JOSH. T. JAMES,
KDTTOB AND fBOPSIITOK.
- jCBHcElKTIOWIi.POHTAGJC PAID.
ra,i6 00 due month, $2 60 ; Three
moata. $1 " i- One month, 50 cents.
rb- pPr dliverBd b7 carrier!,
IL, .,( enarge, in sny part of the citj, at the
r, rtu, or IS cents per week.
AdTertUmK rates low and liberal
-Subscribers will please report any and
L fkliUre to reeeir their papers reularl j .
BROWN & RODDICK,
45 Market Street,
PRINTED LAWNS, Linen Finish, 8e,
MATTINGS, lie, worth 20c.
LADIES' and MISSES' WUITE LISLE
THREAD GLOVES, 5c, worth 25.c.
LADIES' LINEN COLLARS, oc, worth
LADIES' LINEN CUFFS, 15c worth 25c.
LADIES HUFFS, lc, 2e and 5c each.
TK1PED GRENADINES, 5c per yard,
STRIPED PIQUE, 8c, worth 10c.
A NEW LOT OF PARASOLS and SUN
UMBRELLAS, just received,
from 10 cents up.
FANS ! !
IF -A. "MS ! ! !
Brown fc Roddick.
45 Market Street-
Only 5 Gents per Glass
for Soda Water
yrrH THE CHOICEST
FRO IT SYRUPS.
Fe sale by
JAUES C. MUNDS. Druggist,
msy IS Third street, Opp. City Hall.
Monday, June 2.
QM AND A r FEK MONDAY, JUNE 3d,
wil. tell at an
Oar stock of Gents' and Youths' Clothing
and Furnishing Good . Thia it necessary in
e der to eat dewn atock preparatory to the
heavy inroieea of Fall Qooda we are to rc"
Bat the Diamond Shirt, the beet in the
My, still sella for 75 cents and $1.
SI Market at.
Cane Fear Military Academy.
THE NEXT SESSION OF THE Cape
Fear Military Academy, a military,
scientific, classical and commercial school,
begins October 1st, 1878. School rooms
newly fitted up ; school thoroughly equip
ped ; lull corps of competent teachers em
ployed. Full particulars in circulars will
WASHINGTON CAT LETT,
may 30 2w Principal.
Buggies, r Buggies,
Harness & Saddles,
FOR RALE AT
eBB.BAM.DT sik CO S
3rd it., opposite City Hall.
RAP AIRING DONE WITH NEATNESS
HORSE-SHORING A SPECIALTY
Brown A Rodbicu -pfcil Notice.
J. W. Howkll Contractor and Builder.
P. H KINBBKKORH For All.
Smuikk'b -ImLQt-rse Sacrifice.
J. C. Mouse, Druggit Soda Water.
Fiah market is well supplied
Strawbenies are scarce in this market.
Nothing doing in Magisterial circles to
Come to stay
all summer warm
Meat and heh were ieut out of market
Some men are houit;ly, and sume home
less than others.
Dogs appreciate good care. If not
kept clean they will fka the house.
Without ice we poor mortals who
spend the summer in the city would be
forced to believo there s no land hotter
A boarding house mistress, like the reet
of us, has her weak and strong points
the weak being' her coffee, and her strong
point the butter.
A man in this city was boasting that he
had an elevator in his houo. 'So he has,
chimed in his wife; 'and he keeps it in the
cupboard in a botttle
The sudden change in the temperature
of the weather has prompted some of our
young men to have their heads; clipped,
tiled and sand-papered.
Puffing and blowing are often consid
ered synonymous terms You will discover
a difference, however, if instead of puffing
a man up, you should blow him up,
A party of gentlemen we?it down to the
jlnlet last night in order to be in time for
the-early morning lides. They ,are ex
pected to return this afternoon loaded
down with sheephead.
' "1 i i
A pretty picture is a healthy looking
and well cared, for Baby. Iiy the use of
Dr.. Bull's Baby Syrup you can keep the
health of your Baby in splendid condition.
Trice 25 cents a bottle.
The atteution of the Superior Court
which is now in session herei was occu
pied this morning with the civil docket
up to the dinner hour, 2 o'clock, at which
time it adjourned until 10 o'clock to-mor
The last regatta on the river of the seas
son, will take place on Monday the 23rd
inst., and will be sailed f over the Usual
The first regatta ou the Sound will be
sailed by the club on the 4th of July
C. F. M. A-
Capt. Washington Catlett has
the services of Maj. G. Brqoks Doggett
and Prof. Th. YonJasmood. for the next
sessi n of the Cape Fear Military Acad
emy. His assistants are highly educated
gentlemen and have considerable experi
ence as teachers
Iutelliiifcuce from across the water has
been received hereto-day from Bremer -haven
of the safe arrival ia that city of
Mrs. H. G Hashagen her ft wo children
at d Mrs H. Vollers and scjn, all of this
oity,.who have gone for "a summer tour
arnong their relatives ou the continent.
The ladies of the party being ence more
in their owu native Faderland.
Ofl for the "Big Nor'ard."
Oar interprising fellow-citizen and live
Market Street Dry Goods Merchant, Mr.
W. Roddick, of the firm of Brown & Rod
dies of tirs city, left here last Saturday
night for New York and Boston, where
he will soon be engaged in purchasing
aud shippiag to the firm here, their
second supp'y of the latest styles of sum
mer goods for the wholesale and retail
trade of their establishment.
Dinna lie gang lang Wilkin.-!
The following cases were disposed of
by Mayor Fishbjate this morniug ;
R'chard S. Martin, a colored individual
known as "accordeon Dick" for resisting
and abusing a police officer was sentenced
to a cell for twenty days.
Chas. Lark ins, colored, arrested for be
ing drunk was discharged.
Jane Foy, colored, charged iwith being
drunk and disorderly was fined $1 which
was paid and the defendant released.
This conchided the proceeding for the
WILMINGTON, N. C
The Boaid of A IJtsiiaeu Abstract
The r.guiar mouth )y session 4 the
Board of Aldermen was held at the City
Hall at 4 o'clock yesterday m afternoon ;
present Major. Fisbblate, and Aldermen
Myers, Flanuer, Bowdeu, VouGlah Vol.
iers, Foster, King, Hill and Lowrey.
The proceedings of last meeting were
rfad and approved.
The Committee on Maikets and Fee5
reported progress on motion to prevent
cooking iu the market.
The Cotnmi.tee on Fire Department re
ported progress relative to the kerosene
Alderman Hill, for St. Luke's Church,
withdrew the petiti u f r aid to purchase a
bell for said chuich.
The Special Oommittee onhe new
market reported the contract as drawn up
by the city attorney.
Alderman Foster moved the following
amendments to the contract, all of which
were carried. Amended by inserting on
the second page, after the word brick ' 'for
all outside walls." Amended by insert
iug the Htalls at $12 50 to one-third,
those at $8 to one-third, and those at $5
to one-third. Amended so that the
"value of said property and buildings
only be considered, nothing to be allowed
for vesting rights or franchise." Amended
with the following provision : Provided
further, That the old market shall not
be removed until market houses suitable
for market purposes shall be erected in
the First and Fifth Wards, said buildings
to be built of. wood and enclosed under
the direction of the sBoard of Alderman.
Alderman Foster then moved to lay
the whole matter on the table and called
for the yeas and nays, resulting as fol
lows: Ayes Aldermen Bowden, Flam
ner, Foster and VonGlahn. Nays The
Mayor, Aldermen Myers, Vollers, King,
Lowery and LI ill ; and the motion to lay
on the table was lost.
Pending the above motion, Alderman
Bowden made a speech in opposition to
the proposed new market, and assumed
among othei grounds of objection, that
the matter should be put to the vote of
the people of the city.
Alderman Foster moved to amead the
contract, so that "no dry goods, liquors,
or groceries, shall be sold in said market,"
which on the call of the yeas and nays
was adopted by the following vote ; Ayes
The Mayor, Aldermen Bowden, Flan
ner, Foster, Myers, Vollers and VonGlahn,
Nays Aldermen King, Hill and Lowery.
Alderman Hill moved that the contract
as amended be received and adopted,
which upon a call of the yeas and nays
was carried by the following vote: Ayes
-The Mayor, Aldermen Myers, Vollers,
King. Lowery and Hill. Nays Alder
men Bowden, Flanner, Foster and Von
Sundry petitions were received and re
ferred. The use of the old armory in the base
ment of the City Hall was granted to the
Wilmington Light Infantry.
On motion of Alderman Flanner, the
old Board of Commissioners of Naviga
tion and Pilotage were reelected as lol
lows: James H. Cnadbourn, James
Sprunt, Donald McRae, H. B. Eilers and
D G. Worth.
The Board then adjourned.
The beautiful little yacht Restless was
very badly broken yesterday afternoon by
the carelessne s of a lighterman. She was
lying in the slip at the foot of Red Cross
street when the lighterman rolled a large
barrel of rosin from the flat, striking the
little yacht, making almost a total wreck
The Carolina Yacht Club
The next regatta of the season of the
Carolina Yacht Club, will take place next
Monday, the 9th inst., at 8 o'clock, p.
m.', and will be sailed over the same
course as on former occasions, from a buoy
opposite Market Dock to and around a
buoy opposite the Drsm Tree,' and
return and repeat. The distance is about
! The Telephones.
Mr. L A. Angel has ordered forty in
struments for the telephonic exchange.
They will be placed in the prinDipal bus
iness offices throughout the city. They
are the Edison Improved Telephones, the
same kind which whipped the Bell tele
phone out at a competition trial at Lynch
burg, Va., last week. The wire will be
put up in a few days and the instruments
attached as soon as they arrive.
TUESDAY, JUNE 3,
ThelMIowtng is toe list f uomailable
leUeTS IjpmainiDfc in the City Postoffice:
Robes Tait, bo address; postal curd to
feiawe, no address; package of tobacco, no
TWijry gtU and other reiaii clerk f
on Madket androut streets aie now
made nappy every evening st 7 o'clock
by the ringing of the Market ball which
is to be the signal for closing up stores
from now until the 1st of October.
Edison vs. Bell.
After aieareful and competitive test be
tween the Edison aad Bell Telephone
System at Lynchburg, Va., the citizens
wf that city in a public meeting last night
agreed to adopt the Edison Telephone
furnished by the W. U. Telegraph Co.,
and Edisuu. telephones will be exclusive
ly used in Lynchburg. f
Cape Fear Fire Com pany.
This organization held an election for
officers last night for the ensuing year
with the following results :
Foreman Valentine Howe.
First Assistant Foreman Emanuel B.
Treasurer Benjamin Roan.
Secretary Godfrey Willis.
These are all good selections, and the
company is a valuable auxiliary to the
Fire Department of the city.
Life Sarin service
Hon. A. M. Waddell has received a
communication from S. J. Kimball, Gen
eral Superintendent of the U. S. Life
Saving Service, in which it is stated that
a Board h is been appointed who will visit
Wilmington and the Cape Fear, within a
few days, for the purpose of selecting a
proper site upon which to locate a Life
Saving Station. The Station is expected
to be equipped and in operation at the
commencement of the next active season.
The Excursion Last Night.'
The excursion on the Passport last
night under the auspices of the Cornet
Concert Club, of this oity, was a very en
joy able affair. A large party took ad
vantage of the occasion and the beautiful
moonlight to enjoy the cooling breezes of
a trip to the fortifications and pass an
hour or two in the delights of the mazy
dance to the exbilirating music of the
violin and harp. The party returned at
about'l o'clock this morning well pleased
with the trip and in entire good nature
with themselves and the rest of mankind.
Harbor Mastei's Report.
From Captain Joseph Price, Harbor
Master at this port we have the following
report of the number of vesseis arrived
here during the month of May, 1879:
Steamers 4 3,380
Schooners 19 4,093
Brig J... . 1 190
Total .....24 . ..7,668
Brigs 7 2,198
Barques 13 4,499
Barquentines 2 569
Total 22. 7,266
Total number of vessels American and
Foriegn 46., Total amount of tonnage 14 -
From the United States Sjgnal Office in
this place we obtain the following report
of the thermometer, as taken this morn
ing at 7:31 o'clock :
Augusta. Ga 74
Atlan a, Ga 6S
Cairo. Ill .'. 61
Mobile, Ala 63
Montgomery Ala.. .64
Charleston, 8. C....78 j New Orleans .71
New York 67
Coraicaaa, Tex 5S
Fort Gibson, C. N.b8
Punta Kassa, FU...76
Savannah, Ga 83
St. Louis Mo 66
St. Marks, Fla 73
Vicksburg, Miss... .69
Wilmington Districtj 3d Round.
Duplin at Richland s June 7 8
Cokesbury at Hall's June 14-15
El zabeth at Pu. dies Juue 21 22
Bladen at Soule Chapel June 28-20
WhiteviBe at Carver's Creek July 5-6
Coharne Miss Black's'ChajI . . July 12 13
Clinton at Gosbeu (Dis. Con.) July 17-18
Brunswick at Bethel July 26-27
Wilmington Fifth Street July 26 27
Wilmington Front street Aug 2S
Wsccamaw Miss. Bethel.. Aug 8-4
Smithville Station Aug 5 6
Topsail Aug 9 In
Ooslow Aug 16-17
The District Conference will convene at
Goshen Church. Clinton Circuit, July
17th, 1879, at 9 o'clock A. M. Let all
the pastors and delegates be present at
the time appointed. Brethren, let us meet
in the name and Spirit of Christ. Rev
John Tillitt will preach the opening ser
mon. L. S. BURKHEAD, P. E
Magnolia, X. C.
List of Letters.
The following is the list of letters re
maining ia the Pestofticie Wednesday,
B J B Bowes. Samantha Burton, miss
Rebecca Black man, mrs J M Bremer,
mrs EUaal-eth Bowen, Andrew -Bluis, J A
Bradley, Jn B ackwood.
O Miss Vtcto ria Collin -, miss Lizzie
Chadwiok, Juo B Otsteea, A G Call, C
W Clark, Geo Chatham
D Anthony Delocbe, miss Maggie
Davidson, Mrs Nat-oy Dixon, Capt G
F Evelina F,ber, Richard Farmer,
mrs Agnes Foy.
G L 1 Guttenburg, David G Green,
miss Fannie Gauher, mrs P A Green,
Richard Gause, Cbas D Gowaa, mr A A
H Miss 8usu llaynes, miss Charlotte
R Herrin, H C Hastings, Wm Harsen,
Barry Hill, G T Hutaon, D Hanover,
J Henry Jones
K Miss Mary King, miss Jane King,
J E Kelley.
L B F Latham .
M Wm McNeil, Chas Masodd, C S
Middleton, Chas Mitchel, David Martin
miss Kliza Merriraan, Geo Mathews,
Ueury McLane, James Marpby, Thomas
N Martin Xeilan.
O Chas Qwen.
P Catherine Potter, L A Price, Alex
Plummer, Elizji Potter, Capt James
Pigott, Thomas Peterson.
R Xellie RiohardsoD, John H Robin
son. S Miss Frona Summerlin, R H W
Scott, Rich Smithj John C Smith, Miss M
E Schaffer; Miss Louisa Stevenson.
T Mrs Martha Toney, mas Xancy
Themas, Andrew Thompson Capt P
W Francis Williams, miss Rosanna
Waddell, mrs Nancv Wicker, miss
Elizabeth White, Rev "Willis Wooten,
E W Williams, Bruce Williams, Dr T F
, Peroons calling for letters in above lis
will please say "advertised"; if not claim
ed in 30 days will be sent 1 to dead lettet
Office, Washington, D. C.
- E. R. BRIXK, P. M.
Wilmington, X. C.
New Hanover CountyN. C.
j a earn.
To all who are suffering from the er
rors and indiscretions of youth, nervous
weakness, early decay, loss of manhood,
&c, I will send a recipe that will cure
you, FREE OF CHARGE. This great
remedy was discovered by a missionary in
South America. Send a self-ad Iressed
envelope to the Rev. Joseph T. Inma.n
Station D, New York City.
'Truth lies in a nut-shell, ' and 'brevity
is the soul of wit.' To be brief, when
the shell is broken, the truth will be dis
covered that, the Grand Central Hotel,
on Broadway, Xew York, now kept on
both plans, the American $2 50 or $3.00
and the European $1.00, and upwards
per day, gives more stisfaction for the
same money than any other first-class
house in Gotham. An elegant Restaurant,
at moderate prices, is conducted by the
But few persons are aware of the great
amount of grapes raised in Xew Jersey
Alfred Speer is known to be the larges.
wine grower east of the Rocky Mountainst
His Port Grape Wine is the best, and is
considered by physicians and chemists as
the best wine to be procured. It is or
dered to London and Paris, where it is
becoming very popular among wealthy
families. For sale by J. C. Munds, P. L
Bridgers & Co and Green & Flanner
J, W. Rowell,
QONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,
Is prepared to execute Orders for
work st Lewtst Rates.
Repaira and Job Work of every description
done at short notice.
Orders for estimates solicited.
THE Si-COND PICNIC of the 8eason
will be held at the Wilmington Gardens
on WEDVLsDAY NEXT, the 4th inst.,
commencing at 5 o'clock, P. M. all Ger
mans are respecfuiij invited. Refreshments
W; U. GsaKKif, J. G Oldssbcttel,
J. L. SrKLJh,s, Committee.
june 2. 'it
m ft V ETT U b PATt DDU A V ft A QT UU 1
rr vii r u sn va a a ititu a ' i siui nn
J Cigarsttes, Simmons' Liter Regulator,
Lnbin's Powdcs Green's Aagust lower,
Boll's Blood Mixmre, Allan's Fly Brick,
Tetlow'a Blanc Illusion Pow er, and a fail
stock of prescription drugs.
K. C. MILLER,
Corner Fourth and 'un streets.
MW Open Day and Night,
GOLOSBORO, IT. C.
A FIRST CLI.88B0naEta ererr respect
a. Special arrsuagecuents offie ed to Com
sjss Prices Reasonable
J. M. BUNTING,
Foraerly of Winning tos and P. P. C. Co.
L. V. MERRITT,
Formerly of Petersburg 4 Blue Ridge Springs,
june 1- Proprietors.
; We will he glad to receire eonmsnicatioat
rYern oar friends on say sad all subjects o f
geaeral interest but :
Te name of the writer must, alwsyt be fur
nished to the Editor.
Communications must be written on on'y
one side of the paper.
Personalities must be avoided.
And it is especially nd particularly under
stood that the Editor does not always endo l
the viewD of correal oudents, unless so state
ia the editorial columns.
Ho! For the Sound,
Salt W tor and Pig Fish.
rpHHEE -NEW COTTAGES just completed
Jt,TDtOD "r"he Sound, uuiil i.t
of Maj 1830. Ayk ly to
U. Ht'KK HI M KK,
mar mat or, C C. MOKSK.
READING MATTER OF
u. u EVRY DESCRIPTION.
Blank Books, all aiies and styles.
Btationerr of every variety.
Games, for in and eut door.
Caresses, Engravings and Mottoes, beauti
ful and cheap.
Pianos and Organs.
FROM ALL THE LEADING
Sold on the Instalment Plan, at
j use 2 lire. Roe nd Music 8tore.
r -tc v
Boatwright & McKoy
.. 1 i
Doing Our Best !
KEEP IN THE LEAD!
Selling Good Goods !
Very Moderate IVofUs ! !
Av.d we are vain enough to beli( va'
We are Selling more Goo !s than ai y
House in tbe State,
In our special line. If it is so, why is it ?
' - I
We leave the question to be answeied j
by tbe Public who know the
value of a d( liar.
STOCK FULL AND COMPLETE !
GOODS NICE AND FRESH I
We say emphatically, eit her at W ho e
sale or Retail, WE DON'T ALLOW
OURSELVES TO BE UNDERSOLD.
Could you or would you ask for more P
"No Cards," but an invitation to all to
come and see us.
Boatwiight & McKoy,
5 A 7 NORTH FRONT STREET,
A Sure Cure Tor Piles.
A SURE CURE for the blind, bleeding,
itching and ulcerated piles has been dis
corered by Dr. William (an Indian remedy), ,
called Dr. William's Indian Ointment. A
single box has cured the worst old chronic
cases of twenty-hreand thirty y ears' tand in g.
No one nesd suiter fire minutes after apply
ing this wonderful soothing medicine, be
nuns, inatruments and electuaries do more
barm than good. William's O ntrnent ab
sorbs the tumors, allajs the intense itchir g
( paxticula. ly at night after getting warm in
bed), acts as s poultice, gives instant aud j
painless relief, and is prepared only for Piles,
itching of the private parts and nothing else.
''I consulted physicians in Philadel
phia, Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis aad
this city, and spent hundreds of dolla-s, ant
found no re ief until I obtained s box of Dr.
William's Indian Ointment some four months
ago, and it has cured me completely."
Joskfh M. Ktokb, CleTeland, O.
'Lias done me more good manal. tbe rn- )i
cioe I erer tried, acd I rare peot more than
$100 with doctors, besides medicines I am
cure cost me more than $40."
Datip HrABMe, Ingraham, II ,
"Have suffered twenty yeats with itehiPg
and ulcerate i piles, h -ring oed ere'? reme
dy that ca.i.e to my notice without bencit
antil I used Indian Oint nent sod recetfed
JaMKsCaaaoL, (an old mi er)
Ujbm N Pile Remely .erer gained u -h
rapid favor aod exteesire sale. Hold by all
wholesale and retail druggists. For sale by
J. C. Munds and T. S. tturbank.
inch 30 eow-dAw
Thot. H. McKoy, Aobt H- McKoy
WILMINGTON, N. G
Office North side Market street, betweesv
Seeoad and Third streets.