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! . :.UJ. i city cmimtnu
.ri.ir f Vt? frn
;.Crc uica and wood workers into
Tte lrc3u!cr.t cf the Keely Motor
f f(af iny fcis notice that a public
Sib:UonoCtbo motor In March will
J chen. when the stockholder may
prepared f.r greatest feat the
ITi Vice 'President Colfax docs not
l,y:Te that Democratic courage is
e'.'aa! to the tak of putiin? tho words
1 lirirT lor revenue only" in its Nas
:. .r.a! platform. Ho fi-cls suro they
r.t least, leave out the -only."
Kcubcn Springer, of Cincinnati, has
$iO,OOOto furnih the buildings
t'.z il art school whic! has just been
Orally endowed by Judge Nicholas
Lii;w.V.b. Mr. Springer's gift will
md to add two stories to the Cin
r:r.t;a'i College bnildins for use of tho
JuJ-e MrCrary, who has just ro
Ijntd hi rhce on the IJench of the
Ju Kchi Circuit to accept a rail
way .v.:..rueys!ip, denies tbc report
that t e U to have $33,000 in his posi
tion HU ?a!ary is to bo $9,600 a year.
5,-.biaur.e-fourth the sum reported.
w'.:hth prlvHege of private practice.
Kri:z Kasett has beconac tho owner
o: in; :hcr dog to replace tho St. Bar
liir.I J Hijard. formerly appearing
oi t.':,'?:3gf. The new purchase cost
rjri; .uiaad dollars, atiiwers to the
cauief Hector, and in height and
wright ii claimed to be unexcelled in
iSl country. Uc weighs 1C3 pounds.
anJ stands 37 inches from tho centre of
In .-boulders to the floor.
A Calibrnia sheriff, despairing of
success in his fiaht for re election by
mnductinsr his canvass in tho usual
way, has spread broadcast a card from
lie prisoners under his care, cxtrolling
Vu kiil in capturing them, calling
auction to his official virtues, and
aiMirinz the voters of the county that
Le can certainly 1 'run well."
The venerable Uishop Horatio Potter,
r l New York, has issued a circular to
the clergy of his diocese informing
tlcm tint, being unable by reason of
age and inurmity to discharge the
duties ot his oftlcc. he has assigned to
Assistant liishop II. C. Potter all tho du
ties, and has capowcre I him to exer
cise all the authorities which appertain
to the cCice of bishop in that diocese.
HiCEX T3 HEW AOVIBTISCMEITS.
Justus -A liir Notice
urn unit .v soN-sb.i
A D Ci.jii x, ARtnt XotJrc
H C rsilMI l RT-tlt! A!iCd
Ti i ii A Co To Uousckccrcr
I I-AtU'otlou Ex Member
C W TATX.S School Cooks, Ac
N Y l ffll S S I-Slilag Daj
Hum ukrg oi Vikntltc j for lal
PiKkci: A Tailok Cbtmny rip
X A Sn dmjuc, J c Attorney at Law
Thi C.CRArr, Art Daby CarrUf s
K!.;nr or Honor-KtguUr MeUnjc
Mt Drds. A htRoMET Onion Set
Kik ixlk A Calolr Bros Groceries
1 Wauacc. CaiVr-Annutl MeU?ff
U Wallace, Cahr DlrMcnd Notice
W KSrRiNor.K Jt Co SiHjruman Good
r L Criiokis A Co Plum Pnjldin. Ac .
1Ut. Bailxt A Co Sab, Door. Bllndj
Mctv.ro ill A Bowdex-A Merciful Man
Vor other locals see fourth pare.
Daly $1.50 for a pair or shad in Sat,
The rvceipts of cotton at this port
tonhy foot op 213 bales.
All of the city churches were well
&:cd yesterday, the beautiful, balmy
dj hating a good deal to do with this
Thcd.rcctortoftho Bank of New
Ilasovcr have declared a semi-annual
divides J cf i per cent. , payable on the
AtSatioa is invited to tho advertised
Beat ol Messrs Tully & Co.. rcnova
tcrs of feattcrs. mattresses. &c. as it Is
kuad ia this issue. .
r?f rirsl Baptf st Church was again
, fJ lXi oiht by a large congregation
hear Dr. Pritchard's sermon to young
tca "John the Daptlst."
Acother beautiful Spring day ia Feb
TZiTy- U Is unseasonable, although
e generally havo a spell of nice vreath
tfjast about this time.
The annual meeting ol tho stockhold
ers of theliAnk of Nw Hanover will
U U.d a: the Banking House, ia this
wy.oaTtsrsday, the 14th Inst.
VOL. VIII., W ILMINGTON. N. C, MONDAY. FEBRUARY
Schr. J. P. II iwan, Forrey, cleared
to.day nt this port for Port-aa-Prince,
Hayti. with 123.050 feet lumber and
63.150 shingles, valued at $1,975.57,
shipped by Messrs. Northrop & Cam
ming;. t ,
Messrs W K. Davis & Son ship to-
dty. to Daltimore.1 the first barrel of
shad which has been shipped from
North Carolina this season. This is
eight days earlier than last year. Wo
are glad to; hear that the prospects are
good for a tine run of shad this season.
Mr. Norwood Huske. of this city, has
removed to Ocala. Fla., where he will
take charge of an orange grove iu that
neighborhood belonging to Mr. T. W.
Strange, Air. Iluskc and 'other Wil
mingtonians. Mrs. Iluskc will leave
hcrejiaa few days to join her husband
The roost robbers were around
Saturday night in force. They visited
tho premises of Maj. II. II. Foster aud
Mr. David White, on Mulberry between
Seventh and Mcllae streets, and lifted
every fowl they could Jlnd. there. Mr.
White's chickens were all of, a fine
breed. Plymouth Ilock.
Messrs F. L. Mcares and W. C.
Jones, tho Uniform Committee of the
Wilmington Light Infantry, advertise
in this issue that uniforms, portions
of uniforms and equipments in the pos
session of ex-members of the company
or others, cari bo disposed of ad vans
tagcously on applying to them.
Knights of Honor.
Carolina Ixidge No. 131. Regular
meeting: this evening at 7 o'clock. Full
attendance desired. I It.
There is unmailablc matter rcm.'Hii
tng in tho postoflice addressed to James
flarpy, S. C; Kcbecea Keed. Wayne
co., N.-C. ; and a package containiug a
shawl addressed to Eliza Grant.
An Unvarnished Fact.
Saturday's Xctvs and Observer says:
Col. John D. TayIo-rJof Wilmington,
is in town and will remain here proba
bly a day or two. He is one of thcs3
who wore the gray with1 distinction aud
since tho dawn of peace he has been a
leading citizen of his section. No man
is hold iu higher esteem by those' who
know him than is Col. Taylor."
The following cases were disposed of
by tho Mayor this morning:)
Jacob Bell, for disorderly conduct.
was fined $5, which he paid.
uoDcri iiowuen. also disorderly, was
fined $1, which was paid.
Henry Batson, disorderly, judgment
Victoria Collins, drunk and disorder
ly, fine $5 or 20 days. She went below
Harbor Master's .Report.
CapL Joseph Price, Harbor Master
at this port, reports as follows for the
month of January :
American 0 steamers, 7,051 tons; 1
brig. 312 tons; 10 schooners, JI.C 15 tons
Toiul 20 arrivals, 11.078 tous.
Foreten 15 barque?, 5,5 lit tons; -5
brigs, 1,051 tons;3 schooners, 511 tons;
Total, 23 arrivals, 7,102 tons.
Total during tho month, 43 arrivals,
aggregating 19.0S0 tons. .
Another New Kuterpriso.
Messrs. Hart, Bailey Co. arc about to
make some notable additions and im
provements to their business. They
have ordered new and -improved
machinery for the purpose of restab
lishiog a sash, blind and door factory in
connection with their machine works
on South Front street and have been so
fortunate as to engage for this purpose
the services of Mr. G. M. Altafler,
whose experience and thorough knowl
edge of the business arc known of all
men. Tho proprietors will compete
with Northern bouses and in a card
published in this issue they solicit the
patronage of the public.
Oa Saturday altcrnoon last a colored
boy about 10 years of age, by the name
of Hayes, was caught between two
freight cars on the W & W. It. B..
near the old Union Depot and was, ins
stantly killed, his bead having been
crushed between tho cars. It was at
tho time when the shifting engine was
about to couple on to tho rear of the
freight train, to push it into the depot,
when tho accident occurred. Tho boy
was attempting to get on between two
ot the cars at the time. . No inquest was
deemed necessary. The lather or the
unfortunate lad is named Sam Hayes
and is employed as a switchman oa the
Intcrcslinz to. Fishermen : The cele
brated Fish" Brand Gilling thread is
sold only at Jacodi's. He is the Im
porter's Agent. , J t
North Carolina Conference.
From the Journal of the North Cards
lma AnnualConference of the Methodist
Episcopal Church, South. 47th session,
held at Statesville in November last,
we gather some interesting statistics.
This conference does not extend over
tho entire State. Tho extreme Western
counties, including Buncombe, are in
the Ilolslon conference, and the North
eastern counties are in the. Virginia
conference. There are within the tcrs
ritory of the North Carolina conference
proper twelve presiding elder3 districts,
embracing 132 pastoral charges. The
membership (white) numbers 72,256,
being an increase of 2,126 during the
last year. The numncr of Sunday
schools is 813; officers and teachers
5,007; scholars 45,397; an increase of
scholars of 3,191; number of parsonages
91; value $121,031; increase in valne
$13,795; number of churches 830; in
crease 25; value of churches $880,513;
increase in value of churches $47579.
Tho sum of $76,3G5.08 was spent in
building and repairing churches atfd
parsonages during the year. The aa
nual paid salaries of preachers was
$107,24G, being an average of i more
than $500. Raised for foreign missions
during the year $9,830.42, and domestic
and home missions $5,080.79; total
raised for missions. $14,901,21. '
Wiimiugton is well represented iu
tho vast railroad enterprises now on
foot in Florida. In fact, our city has
turned out some of the best railroad
men to bo found in the South. ' The late
Gen. Win. MacRae, whoso reputation
in railroad circles was national, Col
Henry S. Haiucs, now GenT Manage
of tho Savannah, Fla. & Western R. 11
aud the Charleston and Savannah R
R., and Capt. II. M. Drano, who also
fills a high positiou ou these lines and
in tho Plant InvcotmcntCompany, a
well known railway building company,
may bo cited as chief among these
There aro also other Wilmiugtouians
in Florida engaged in railroading
among whom wo recall the names o
Messrs. David S. Cowan R. E
Lloyd, John B. Ltyd and E. M. Cush
Thoso reflections have' occurred to
us as the result of a little paragraph
from the Tampa (Fla) Tribime which
has caught our eye and which says:
Oa the 23d day of January. 1855.
Colonel II. M. Drano commenced work
as a contractor on the old Florida rail
road, now tho Transit and Peninsular.
to build to Tarn pa. That road did not
reach lam pa, and nobody knows when
it will, if it ever does. On the 23d day
or wanuary, lbsi. Colonel Drane, as
agent for tho Plant Investment Com
pany, was in Tampa and witnessed the
completion of the South Honda rail
road, built under his supervision and the
first line to reach our town.
Owners of Fast Trotters.
New Yokk. Messrs Gordon &
Chase, proprietors of fhe well known
Phccnix Stables, state, that in their
forty years experience, they have feund
nothing that can compare with St.
Jacobs Oil as a cure. !
RANK OF NEW IIANOVEB,
Wilmington, N. C, Feb. 1st, 1SS4.
riWK DIRECTORS OF THE BANK OF
X NEW HANOVER have declared a semi
annual Urldend of (4) Four Per Cent., pay
ble on the !lh Inst,, to stockholders of record
or tnu date. a. v. w ax.ua. uk,
feb 4 It Cashier
fpiIE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE Stock
holders of the BANK OF NEW IIANOVEB
will be held at the Banking House, In this city,
on THURSDAY, 14th inst., at 12 noon.
feb 4 St Cashier
Fire Clay Chimney Pipes.
"1TTE HAVE THEM. ALSO BISCUIT
Boards. Lap Boardj. Ironinz Boards,
Meat Boards. Beautiful Tin Sets. Granite
iron Ware. Cake Boxe and Closets: Lamps
of various style. Bird Cases, Cheese Boxes,
flatcd Spoons, rors and Knives, A no. i
Cook Stores, &c. j
TAMES & TAX1AJK.
PURE WHITE OIL. feb 4
1ULLY Jt CO., WHO ABE LOCATED
hero for a short time In the buslnc&s of reno
vating Feathers and Hair Mattro6CS, . arctpT-
lng enttre satltfacUon.
Below we furnish references who recom
mend the work to give entire satisfaction.
Mrs. IL Iw Brldgers. Mrs. II II. Mnnson,
L. voliers, . L. Hansen,
" 1L Voliers, and many others,
feb 4 lt
Baltimore & Wilmington
i ! .
N FUTURE ALL FREIGHT BILLS hall
be paid before delivery of Goods.
feb 4 lwk
A.D. CAZAUX, Agent
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The Overcoats that we have been advertising at such
popular low prices are going rapidly and cannot
last piuch longer. Some people have even '
i thought it worth their while to buy them
" to keep over for next Winter. '
Wxi are bound to close out before our-Spring Stock comes to make room for the
most gigantic purchase of Clothing ever brought to orth Carolina
. 1 by any one house.
We must have room and we can only have it by
sending off our Winter Stock on the fly.
We are doing the Clothing business of this city by hard work and an honest
endeavor to merit and gain the confidence of all classes. We have reached the
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position we now claim of being the leading clothier in Wilmington . '
We guarantee to save you fully from 1 0 to 33 per cent, on your purchal
es. Don't take our vrord for it, but call and convince yourself at! 1
THE OLD RELIABLE CLOTHIER,
114 V3ARICET ST.
A Merciful PJan
JS MERCIFUL TO HIS BEAST. TIHS S
a gentle Lint to owners of "unblankcted"
horses. The place to buy any price Blanket
you want, together with Lap-robes, Carriages,
Saddles, Harness, Trunks, Satchels, Bags,
Ac, is at j
McDOUGALL & EOWDEN'S,
feb 4 No. 114 North Front St
ITU OTHER SPRING FISH CAN BE
found at our Fish Market the season through,
feb 4 . DAVIS SON.
Still Ahead ! I
JJENRY C. PREMPERT, FIRST CLASS
SHAVING, HAIR CUTTING AND SnAM
POOING SALOON. For any first-class
work call at No. 7. South Front Street, where
you will always be served In style.
feb 4 H. C. PREMPERT.
I For sale by
feb 4 KERCHNER & CALDER BROS.
A NEW INVOICE RECEIVED THIS past
week, and silling at close prices.
Our stock of FURNITURE is complete and
of the most stylish patterns.
WOOD TOP CENTRE TABLES, received
Saturday, in very pretty patterns
BPRING BEDS and MATTRESSES of every
THOMAS C. CRAFT, Asrent.
20 So. Front St
Sash, Doors, Blinds, &c.
AVING ENGAGED THE SERVICES OF
ALU. G. M. ALTAFFER (late of Altaffer &
Price), and arranged for the purchase of new
special machinery, we desire to notify our
friends the public that we shall at an early
day be prepared to fill orders for SASH,
DOORS, BLINDS, BRACKETS, I WOOD
MOULDING, and ORNAMENTAL I WOOD
WORK of all descriptions. We expect to
compete with Northern manufacturers, and
solicit orders from responsible par.les.
II ART, ttAILKX
Copper, Iron and Wood Workers,
119 and 21 8outh Front St;.
feb 3-tf ' Wilmington, NTC:
NI FORMS, PORTIONS OF UNIFORMS,
OR EQUIPMOTS OF THE WILMINGTON
LIGHT INFANTRY, ia posses tlo of ex
members or others, can be disposed of advan
tageously by applying to cither of the under
signed. , F. L. M EARLS,
W. C JONES, 1 1
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feb 4 It Uniform Committee
The largest and . best stock of
Winflowai Doors, Blinds T&c, and at
Factory prices is at N.-Jacbbi's Hard
ware Depot. " t
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Mince Meat, i
Selling at Low Figures I
PRESERVES and JAMS,
In 2 pound Palls very convenient.
I Preserved Strawberries
bottled by Cros3e & Blackwell, London, some
thing ueW and nice. '
I for Oysters, Meats, &c.
P. L. BBIDGERS &i 00.
HO North Front St.
I Sportsman's Goods.
IXrE HAVE THE FINEST ASSORTMENT
f T of English and Belgium Breech Loaders
.1 C. ill m. m a. 1
a, iiUKuou cas i A'jfAuiu syivLvuiaivauvis
ever prouKfli xo inia xuarKei. Aira a nrst -
Auk a first-
r L' rll? ii
flf S t?!. t .m?o ?0V0 r nl
fact .we can show a stock of Hardware. Good
gooua anu guaraniee pnees.
Successors to John Dawson & Co..
IV T NMtl liM'lf XT. '!
feb 4 19. 21 and 23 Market 8treet i
Onion Sets, White and Red.
AFRESH SUPPLY JUST RECEIVED.
Also, a iau assortment or
FRESH GARDEN SEED,
FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES,
CIGARS in great variety, &c , Ac. '
Munds Bros. & DeRosset,
; New Drug Store,
jan 14 Market and Seeond Streets.
AT A BARGAIN ONE of the
Desirable Summer Places
on the A t lan tic coast, situateu on Greenville
I Sound, miles from Wilmington, on Shell
Road. The land Is In a niGU STATE OF I
CULTI ATION and will support an ordinary f
, w , .u , .
es. Apples, Cherries, Flga and Grapes IN
ABUNDANCE. Oysters. Flsli, Crabs and
Shrimp to bo had at the door every dav. - I
nor2o-law3ni! m I WM. A. CUM MING
James A. Lowrey,1
HEELWRIGUT, BLACKSMITH AND
Genera! Repairer of Carriages and Vehicles.
Work ojT all kinds attended to without delay.
Thanking my friends for favors extended to
me in the pat, I solicit their kind favors and
th;lr patronage a future. After an expert-
ence of forty-four years as a Mechanic under
Capt W. IL Bobbitt, of Warrenton, an. I la
Wiistington, 1 am now prepared to conduct
the work in all its branches in a good and
Place of business, on Princess, between 3rd
and 4th streets. nor 30-w-tf
Wt win be glad to receive eoenmcslcaUcn
from oty friends oa any and an sabjeel
general latercat bet '
The name of the writer xcrst always ts fa
alsfced to the Editor. " ! !
Ctommnnic&Uonsnmat be wrlttsa in ral
one aide of the paper. . j"' : ;
PerBonaiuieaanstbe aTolded. j -AndltlaespecUDy
and parttcnlarly end
tood that the EdltoV does tiot alwaji endot
tne views cf correspondents tinlese so utc
la the editorial eolunans. '
N. A. STEDHAN, Jr.,
ATTORNET-AT-LAW. I '
Office on Prlnceaa. between Front and Wc
ond Btrects. in the Basement of Building No.
SuM" old Jwrxal Bulldlny, WHjflSQ-
Y. '.i'l-i i-
PracUcea In all the Criminal and Civil
Courts of New Hanover,- Bladen, Columbus.
P?tri,2l BruMvick (JounUes. I i
feb 2-d&wlm s '
A Timely Suggestion.
FRIEND STATES PEOPLE GET COLD
by wcailcg old and worn shoes and thereby
either lose their lires or hayi to' pay Doctors
and drug men. We can f Ornish BOOTS AND
SHOES to keep your feet dry and warm and
preserve your health, besides giving solid com
fort at much less price. I N r j
Try it aid cad on us. .
geo. r. French! son3. r. '
feb 1 tf I 108 North Front St .
Valentines for 1884.
SO RAPIDLY HAVE THESE GROWN IN
favor, that even the more conservaUvc
portion of the community has become accus
tomed to the frequent sending and exchango
of Sentimental Cards, and this culminated In
the observance of SAINT VALENTINE'S
DAY with more than usual fervor last season.
CHEAP FANCY VALENTINES,
RICH AND CHASTE EASEL VALENTINES.
ELABORATE BOX VALENTINES, and
ELEGANT FRINGED CARD VAlNTINES.
Our New and Leading Feature for 184 Is a
beautiful line of HAND-PAINTED NOVEL
TIES, surpassing any ihlng previously made
In Valentines. I j ! ' ' '
In view of the growing popularity of Vtlcn
tine's Day, wo suggest to our ratrons to send
their orders EARLY to . I
.... . . . L. T
Live Book and Music Store
liyE FEEL CONFIDENT THAT OUR EF-
forts to please our patrons have been appro?
elated by them, both as to jquality and price
paid. :. ; . ,
We shall be enabled this week to offer quite
a variety of NEW AND DESIRABLE ARTI-
CLES, to which your attention lj respectfully
called. "r'" -A""f: ,v"' -"
All purchases promptly delivered free Of
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charge. JAS. B. UUGGINS & CO.
Jan 30 , ih -
5 ami 10 cents Clgarfe,,
HAVANA FILLERS, - I j ' )
Best in tho city, are on sale.
Drusrs and Medicinal prcnaratlons of tha
highest grade at ' -4 .
. JNO. T. SCHONWALD'S,
jan 11 ' Drug and Precriptlon Store
. ; . .
Yellow, White and) Ked
Onion Sets. .
CORN, PEAS, BEANS, &c DRUGS,
Chemicals. Patent Medicines and Facer
Articles. Prescriptions filled at any Hire,
day and night, at .. i
f . c. miuLlKU S Drug Store,
dec 23 324 South Fourth, Corner Nunst
Pure I Whiskey.)
LD NORTH STATE SALOON, 0 South
1 vwf c- vAA. M riAMvAM. x - t.
Whiskey! (no fiavored stuff) Pic Mo Whisker,
ry fine. As good FIVE CENTS CIOARfS
aa the market affords. Finest OYSTERS
from v ew; mver. Don't want a fortiraa at
1 - . " T " .
oce. oneaaacnes there. f , jan jaj
1 , . , I . h L
MDDies i MDDies I add es
syS CONSIGNMENT AND MUST BE SOLD.
N. Y. Baldwin Apples, Ohio Red Apples! N.
I Y. Creamery Butt ;r, N. C. Roll Butter; Ohio
I ' , I
Butter. Va. Meal, car load or small order; so.
licited. , , . I '
E. G. BLAIR.
Commission Merchant, 19 N. Second St.
dec 31 ! i
RESSED POULTRY, DUPLIN COUNTY
SAUSAGE AND LIVER PUDDING, N. C.
Sides and a full stock of Choice Family Gro
ceries, races reasonable. Respectfully,
A. W. RIVENBARK.
I xne rive urocer and lTonnce com. er-
chant 114 North Water St, Wilmington. N.C.
slV' . 1" . .
Cider! Cider ! Cider!
pUBE APPLE CIDER, . i j j
JUST FROM THE PRESS !
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Call and leave your oHers and Jags'at
No. 14 Chestnut St. bet. Front and Water
Jan 22 Wilmington! NjC.
Jolm C, Davis,
s TTORNEY AND
XL I COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
1 Office orer the Bank of New Hanover.
Practices in all the Courts of tie State. i
t Special attention pal j to the collectioa
Of r.UfntA. nnvT4tf
Our friends will pleaie remember us when
In need of anything: in our line, whether
Printing, Ruling or Binding,'
a same will be done with promptness, and
satisfaction guaranteed. - I j I I
. We desire to call attention of jthose who
hare never favored us with their hatronag'e,
to I thc.fa.ct that ours is the best equipped
establUhment in the city, and conic but com'
potent and skilled workmen employed. ! . I
JACK60X & BELL, j
: jan 19 'Ski. - ;.. (