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VOL; VIII. . WILMINGTON. N. C., TUESDAY. MARCH 4. 1884.
tood that the Editor doc act altraya cadot
wiTcapcnaeaia cafes to state
"rr The fri1 Rcvicto has the largest
-rT--mrnt house 10
v ..,.,yO families.
n ctn Victoria, it is said, has to pay
Mc3 tcr mail matter just tho
TtreJiTui. a joaoz violinist, who has
tce b bcrvpcrformanco in
GmiaJ. ii tiic daughter of a cobbler
to Ued ianorenccL
Ac'Us3a Iluwian dramatic au
.vor crsed (Krofcky has just reccirrd
i.JjoObe Emperor of Russia
Mr. MacUs new Worth dress U to
U craincatcd by two or three hundred
w-crs of red breasts, and the tips oi her
liors are to be finished with tiny
James Flood is estimated to bo worth
ce hundred million "dollars. John W.
Mickaj sixty millions, and James
Ftir about forty millions. Less than
tiirtj jcars aro not one of thcra was
worth titty dol'ars.
TteTeapIeof Jerusalem, writes &
sjecUl i'aris correspondent, is to be
rtbuil. bj the combined effort and
costribuUoss of twelve American
nuiiosiiJ.twoof whom have already
gone to Palestine to study on the pot
U; ccj. efficient means or putting mto
executioa their gigantic and costly pro .
Tbs I'upe has jiren orders for the re
moral of tie bolj oi Innocent III from
rent to florae, where a splendid
aoccaicS. will be erected to him. The
rcratiajof Gregory VII will also be
bnwjb: from Salermo and buried next
to Alexander III, tho author of the
taabinl league. So the three Popes
wbohara fought most for the Church
wL'I be all buried together in the grand
IIOa TO ICW AOVFSTIStMEITS.
nnxsBKsorR Plxnofl andOrgtn
. Jxo R. TUKaETIB-Crxo Fruit
C W TATSS-Chrap J'tinctard Work a
UU3rzSBS3si A DxQOMET DrnsflsU
There was no City Court this morn
Wood has advanced in price since the
cold snap began.
The receipts of 'cotton
to-tlay foot up 97 bales.
One white tramp applied for lodging
at the police headquarters li st night.
This Is real. good, cold, healthy weather
but it is quito a tax on the woodpile
and coal bin.
weunuerstanu mar trains are now
run solid between this city and Charles
ton. with the fame conductor, engineer i
The Fires Yesterday.
It was a subject of much comment
this morning that with the freqent
alarms ot fire yesterday the damage
was oot cr eater. In fact it seems mar
vellous that there was not an extensive
and disastrous conflagration. The high
wiqd which was blowing, the dry and
combustible nature of the buildings aod
every other condition were favorable
to a most destructive conflagration
Fortunately, however, only one build
ing was destroyed.
The work of paving North Water
street has come to a standstill for the
present owing to the the non arrival of.
paving blocks. This is to be much
regretted as it puts teams and dray as
well as pedestrians on that important
and much used street to considerable
inconvenience. It is to be hoped that
the delay will be of short duration. In
The first strawberries of the season the meantime, however, the pavers are
passed through hero this morning. at work on Dock, between Water and
They were from Jacksonville for New Front streets, and are making favora
1 ork and Boston. hie rjrosrrcs3. and are nattine the street
w wry i a. t r Tv . 1
Tho bagpipe and hautboy are again m nne conaiuon. ineporuonw
heard unon our trwt. mnoh tn t h sirecc we nave aesiguaieu is now aoom
r 9 I . - w
delectation of the small hov nftlta rni. nail compieiea, ana
- - j - -
CLOTHING IS GOING AT HALF PRICE !
' In order to make room for the immense Spring'
Stock now on the road. !
V 13 1)18 rlaceroxrrjruitXITUnE to
lc? TcrVsV aBd aflT Chamber Ft.
VATi3 ,hole4ier of tbo rurnlturi tilde.
IlUgocdaaxo tbo bt, you kaow, that are
I II hut rceutlon a few, dot aak for more;
There arp; Bedsteads and! Burt aua, aod all
kinds of chair, i i
SArac a tho flrt floor others sp statrs.
Then como u ashsiand. Tablet and Mattretf
oS. all pnradca, i
Centre Tablcs-niarbU top-otbcr with wood.
j!!I?.c4iumwlra vi?y rood!
Just ihlnk of his Urnicc,the flncat BTWn.lTn,
With so many ether things too numerous tot
frh.VIlArra ca". h0 at jon all
nis stock is a marvel, in fact, lfi a tight.
The City qf Nassau has ju3t arrived
here with a fine cargo of West India
fruit which is being sold rapidly by the
consignee, Mr. John K. Turrentine.
We invite the attention of our citizens
to the fact that first quality shirts arc
being made to order at one dollar at the
Wilmington Shirt Factory. it.
the entire section
will probably be finished before the ead
of the week.
THE OLD RELIABLE CLOTHIER,
114 MARKET ST. 1
In Holly township. Fender county.
near the banks of the Northeast River,
stands Lillington Hall, formerly the
property and residence of General John
Alexander Lillington, of Revolutionary
fame. Near the house there stands the"
Board of Aldermen.
The Board of Aldermen met in regus
lar session last night. 1
In one vear from to-dav a Democratic Drobabl v it is the largest in the State.
president will be inangu rated. We It is more than a century old and the
know who it will b3. but will not tell trunk now measures fourteen feet in
for fear that tho other aspirants will circumference, while some of its
not bo happy. i branches are lorty feet long. An en-
Exports Forelffn. ra2 of ftbis fre? a"? he "Hal1 ca
.,nffiu nom icQi rM from a drawmg made in 1851 by the
&to Air. unanes a. uun. au
Thft ITinanrto f!nmmitio mrrrt at in
largest magnolia tree in this section and matter of the lost bond3 of M m
Mary E. Smith, recommending that
"I once " says tho London Irtith,
"came across an aged physician at New
cotton 890 bales, $41,400; rosin 35.934
barrels, $54,450; tar 7.903 barrels,
$12,975; pitce 277 barrels, $825; lum
ber 9C3.000 feet. 16. 185: shinele3 209.
Lcadon. in tho United States. 1 asked miscellaneous mas
tla why he lived there. He said that a toiai oi gi.esa.
Ittid visited graveyards in all parts Exports Forelffn.
ct tie world and noted tno averago age Dan. barque Louise. Ilansen, cleared
ct death. Having found that tho aver- to-day' for Ixjndon with 1.526 casks
are was hlgbcst in New London, and spirits turpentine and 727 barrels rosin.
be;cj desirous oi innaDtling tms planet valued at $25 978.87. shipped by aPnnr I n.Phif
The Lillington Hall land was patents conjition
the bonds and interest be paid, as sug
gested by the City Attorney. Adopted.
An ordinance, reported by the Com
mittee on Streets and Wharves, was
adopted", ooncernine the tearing up of
street pavements for the purpose of lay
ing gas and water pipe. '
The Committee on Lights reported
that the street lamps were now in good
the last will an1 testament of Bachael A.
Lazarus. noUca la hrth 7n JrJ-
havlnK data. ag-inii hereuio to ;t thS
same 1 3 me on or before the 19th Februarv. isas.
feb 10 law6w tues Executor
State of North Carolina,
New Hanover Connty.
W. B. Kenan and oihers, rialnlllTj,
J 'I'-' '
W. B. McKoy, Aaslgnee of t U. McKoy, and
others, Defendants. j
Notice to Creditordfto fllo claims.
i j k ') '
Pursuant to an order of tho Superior Court
of New Kanovcr County, made in the abova
entitled action, which L a creditor's bill br
Plaintiff in behalf of themselves and all other
creditors of Thomas II. McKoy, who shall
come in and contribute to the expenses of the
action, tho undersigned, Referee appointed
for the purpose, hereby notifies all creditors
of Thnn,H IT. MaKTiv j
Yfyf fibril IT1 hlsofhcein the City of W liming on and file
o wi ii eviuences oi ineir respective culms om or be-
I JUST ABRIVED. EXSCHR CITY OF NAS- llgSS cSpo?
A. U. 1MCAUD,
FOLEY In Baltimore, yesterday, March 3d,
at 2.30 o'clock, p. m., or dropsy of the heart,
Capt. RICHARD F. FOLEY, aged.52 years.
Interment at Baltimore.
ed May 6th, 173 0 ; the grant reserving J
the rents, duties and one-half of all!
gold and silver mines. The grant was
headed. "Georee the Second, By the
Grace of God. of Great Britain, France
and Ireland, King, Defender of the
Faith &c and was signed, "Gabriel
Johnston, Captain General and Goy-
The "Hall" mansion
as iodj aa protoic, uo uu H Messrs. raierson, owning ds vo.. ana was built in n65, some of the bricks
abode there." 1 500 casks SDirits turDentine. valued at I i : u,
I USCU ili lia bUUDtlUbUUU uaitufe UbVU
S8.5H. shipped by j Messrs. D. R. brought from England and carried up
aiurcnison cs maimg an aggregate he Northeast River, a distance of fifty
po"j loreisu aaiuunwos milo3 from Wilmington, to a place
A Hartford. Coun.. lad is making
He has boujhl icTeril boxes of safety
malehes with two foiling, strips on
each box. He Uars off on strip and
pfsj it upon hij trousers, and the sub-
oiaea: proccciitojs he tells tUU way:
Sundry petitions for tho erection
wooden buildings were granted.
Petition of the Bicycle Club for the
use of the City Hall was not granted.
Petition ofJ G. Craig was referred to
the Finance committee to investigate.
Petition of Spots wood Allen and
others in relation to market privileges
was referred to committee on Markets ;
as was, also, a petition from Rhoda
Communication from E. A. Orrell,
Clerk of the Market, was referred to
SAU, consisting of
SAPPADILOES and PU1
mch4 It JNO. R. TURRENTINE.
feb 19-Cw tucs
THUBSDAY. BIAKCII O, 7, 8,
AND SATURDAY MATINEE.
Munds Bros. & DeRoset,
Drugglats, Market and Second Streets,
QFFER A LIMITED LINE OF VERY
flno Sponges, suitablo for Nursery uo atS5
I. 13 Li
indelible Ink. guaranteed rood. 13 cent a
T TnTTmn "V T XTTaxt wc. bt prevent otmg
known as "Brick Chimney," without ADDlications for the use of the Cifcy
mis Aiioriioonsiire. ureanwK. WBO Hall on the niehtsoi the 17th and 18th
ine alarm oi lire tuts aiternoon quite aa imponaat poim at mat ume jnats wcre cranted
M. f . ST 9 t mm. ,M a I mm tnAl 1 A f K1A flfl fnw I T
Came irom mo reSlUenCO OI Xir. J. uu vwuia uscvi W .o I ThA mrnf nVAmAnf r.n Vrnnt
PMonn nnd nthpr nrodncts tor nclanJ. as I . . . . .
mcui ma oojj mej can i ;ut "'"tB'"! vnwu vusuui, - ' I between rJun ana uaarca streets, was
tie matches except on the box, and l and Mulberry streets. The fire caught there was notning men to oosiruet nav- referred to the committee on Streets
In a room on tho aacand floor, in tho lzation. in iecemoer,' 1001, mis une
rear, and when first discovered tho back property was purchased by Daniel
part of the house was all in flames. I onaw, isq., wno is its present propria
Tho fire departmcni was ouickly on tor and -occupant.
wist. Tbea I bets tbem I can, and I
reaches down where that is pinned and
I strikes it on my clothes and lights IUW
The board then adjourned.
Girinj up seats to women has almost
rctirtlj coce out or fashion !q tbe
tinted cars in New York. Old
vcaea are an execution in this new
rule of railroading, and when .the cars
an crowded with mechanics and work
iszwoaea mixed in with shoppers in
hand and managed to save the shell of
the bouse, but the interior of tho beau
tiful residence was badly burnt. I
Much of tho furniture was also destroy
ed. Tho origin of tho fire is unknown
but it is supposed to have caught from
On the opposite side of the river, and The Board met in regular session
lower down, is "Moseley Hall." The yesterday afternoon.
A pfwtlrn f!ii Thn hnuan !a lntnrfl
lieir finery tho laborers will relinquish probably to the'extent of the loss, in the
-r seats readily to tuose whoso dress
sarlj betokens toil, but never to
next plantation was known as Groen-j
fields; Moorefields came next and
then the plantation now known as
Excelsior," owned by Messrs. French
Bros. , but then known as "Vats." ln-
The Treasurer submitted his reoort
for the month of February, as follows.
General fund, balance on hand 23,
219.26 Education lund, balance on hand
Twenty coupons of the denomination
ttose who are arrayed for leisure.
dieo was the principal crop grown for
r:i.: u i t,..m I market on this ntantation and where Of S3 .each were exUiblted and aes
m ituiiUKMu iiiubudi iuutauvg wuui- I -
o . I . . I . i ii f i l r i rf-v f
the old Lane mansion formerly stood, Ltroyea in mo presence 01 me xoaru kji
Ded3 of phosphate rock are now quarried the general fund $6 500 is in the shape
nd manufactured into carbon ot a certincate or aeposic wun me j? irsi
Death of Capt. Foley.
We regret to hear of the death in Bal
timore yesterday, of dropsy of the heart,
of Capt. Richard F. Foley. In years
well known in
Colonel NT. F. Vilas, the "clarion
red exponent of Wisconsin's
Daocracy, joins Henry Waltcrson in
- wiia thiuhoseDemocrats who don't I past Cpt. Foley was
tis to train under the standard of free Wilmington where ho has now many
fcJe would leaTe the party. He likes warm friends who will grieve to hear
&t Morriioa tarifl bill, and sees, in his of his departure. He married .a sister
fcistfi-tje more than "one" ilepnbli- of Mrs. E. Warren, ot this city, who
atikinjup arms for it. Tho country a daughter of Mrs. Steward, of
4wiit to know who that onenIle- Smithville, and for years resided in
FCXicaa is who wants to ahonlder -"a I that town He was in command of a
Jailet ia faror of horizontal tariff re-1 blockade runner during tho war and
made a number, of successful trips.
Since tho close of the war he has been
In command of the steamer Talbot,
running between Baltimore and Saavn
nab, but about a year ago was com
pelled to relinquish the position because
ot failing of health. About. twolmonths
ago, in consequence of the
advice of his physician he
a change of . air and
C- Ccahtnr's tvnAml hah!t
i pws Allhoah a m0st charm-
, aa agreeable conyersa'
jj-aaaioadof the Uble, where
u tlmyg dtllghtful, he waa a
T-arycia. His wife, a bright and
axiahJa r l . -j
Z:., d Jatcmts in a way some- goorht
taw, . dicd yon. -d he United Wilmington and SmithviUe, but
ej u V and nJ returned to Baltimore to die. His re-
"4Wla a. wit..;.. i:r r .i . .
. - iwi, - mains were lnterroa m mat city lo-aay.
U hid a home ia Newburjport, , --
wc:B.n.fe.j. .. Ulirtrlnir Dastv Diamonds.
Coibeeulnd, Md. The Daily Xctcs
published this : Among miners and tbe
people generally, the greatest faith
exists as to the wonderful pain-caring
crve power of St. Jacobs OU.
r,6 wa are of finding him there -oe
able to aartaln hra K
mm w f
and do you
trxl Y' "oia.oa.V irtne. it Is beyond
iioontCtr tl mea ana places, windows. Doors. Blinds &o. and at
j. w a baj mar imii k. . - w - -
tr.U l. iTf I Factory prices is at N. Jacobfs
The largest and best stock
phosphate," for fertilizing purposes, -National wans.
and shipped by railroad and steamboat The Register of Deeds submitted his
to all sections of tho State. report of fees received from marriage
Tho next old settlement was 'Hyrne licenses during the month ot February,
ham," which was built in 1750. The 1 amounting to i .'j, ana exnibited me
Wilmingfbn and Weldon Railroad now j Treasurers receipt for same. Ordered
runs past this place. Near the railroad received and place on file.
is "The Oaks," once the happy home Stacey VanAmnnge, Uerk of the
of Col. Samuel Swan. The proprietors Superior Court, reported the collection
of these plantations, consistinz of the I of SiJo Irom tne Ulaaen bteamboat
Ashes Mosless. LiUIngtons, Moore's Company and exhibited the Treasurer's
Swans and Hyrnes were all in affluent receipt for the same,
circumstances and .their hospitality The application of J. S. Bordeaux,
was proverbial The society was res for license to retail j spirituous liquors,
fined and elegant, and the some of the was granted.
toilets worn by the ladies at weddings The petition of Hosea Shepard and
and balls were of most exquisite others to the Board to the levy a spe
and expensive furies. They lived ia g-Uxtor purposes white
luxury, and when assembled at one of local assessment act, was granted,
their grand dinners, which were fre- The Board proceeded to draw tho
quently given, 'the largest punch-bowl regular venire of jurors for the April
was put in requisition, and the toast: f the Cnminal Ctourt. which con-
w Jim m iuwmuu, uu wo renas on Iho first Monday in said
Be ours to-night who knows what m0nth, as follows: I
comes to-morrow," T S Tolar. James Smith, John C
was the universal sentiment. Heyer, James G Walton, Richard
w 1 v. mm -m. m . . m V f 111
AtthatUme the portion of Tender ij w iunews, a o mil.
Crair. Jamca H Line. W H Nash.
glorious resort for the hunter ana George Haniss. Gilbert AVilliams,
Under tho auspices of Shook & Collier.
Proprietors Union Square Theatre, New York,
Magnificent Scenery and Mechanical
Wanted ICO Snpcrnumeries. Enquire for
oiage mapager, at upera Mouse, Thursday,
March 6, at 11 a.m.
Reserved Seats el. Admission 75, 60, 23c
Sale of Seats begins Tuesday, March 4, at
Dyers. mch 3
A nice box of Face Powder. Pink or Whit a.
P. S. Fine
of Drags, Chemicals and
Soaps as usual,
25 cents dozen
Pianos and Organs,
fENUINE GERMAN KAINIT. Imported
mch 3 KEBCHNEB & C ALDER BROS.
plANOS AND ORGANS SOLD AT THE
MOST MODERATE PRICES
SHOT, CAPS, 4c.
OR ON THE POPULAR MONTHLY IN
8TALMENT PLAN. At
mch 3 Lire Book and Mnsld 8 tor.
For sale by
City Drug Store.
Jiercnner & uaiuer isros. a pkrect rush for the new Drug
-Tk i - VttlUCA -"A U3 A StAre. BttlDCssgood because Koods aro
" i i ni'w h in l nnrva n m innr a saftw
We Are Marching On,
ND KEEP THE BEST, AND BEST AS
SOKTMENT.OF COOK STOVES ever offered.
Pnmnj Trtllaf Unlet rTtn U7..A WKaa T ,1
uoqt juais, ana ocner gooas in ena less variety.
PURE WHITE OIL. mch 3
Rimau, JBUUtfY, WAGON AND DRAY "our"'u rofsma. iwi uems or ffetry,
Whips. Axle Grease. Neatsfoot Oil, Har- Green's History of the English Pejople, 2 yo&.
In tiLf t noth.
i . i . i . 9
iuy uiu nuuuv uic Bioro except
J. w.COiNoLEY, Manager.
N B Prescriptions -compounded at all
hours day and night. I
mch I j ! j '
Cheap Standard WoHcs.
I ' -GO CENTS EACuJI :
JJANDSOMELri BOUND JN CLOTH i ; '
cnakeepeare Brron, Scott. Barns. Tennr.
son, twen Meredith, Macauley, Jean f ngelow.
ness Oil. BlacklDsr. Harness Soan. orel and
Dandy Bru&hes. Currv Combs, baddlerv Goods
of all kinds. Buggies, Drays, Ac. Repairing
promptly done !
I MCLHJUHALL Si BOWDEN,
I Next to D. A. Smith's Furniture Store,
XTB HAVE THE FINEST ASSORTMENT
iff of English and Belgium Breech Loaders
ever brought to this market. Also a flrst-
cass stock of Shells, wadding, Primers,Cart
ridge Bags, Gun Caps, Game Bags. c. In
fact we can show a stock1 of Hardware. Good
goods and guarantee prices.
W. E. SPRINGER A CO.,
Successors to John Davson & Co.,
mch 3 1 19.21 and 23 Market Ptieet
i 2 o m K
fisher. Tbe forests abounded with deer I
and wild turkeys, while the streams
furnished sturgeon, shad, trout and
perch ia almost limitless supply.
Mike Carroll. James N lacomber,
J Cr Wright, H L Horn. J H Strausr,
S W Holdea. Robert C Orrell. F C Sin
fletary, Charles Capps. Wm Hurst.
w u jonnson. Joan tirDgn, 11 uniau,
S J Jones, John S Gibson, J W Taj-
Llie of .Napoleon. Battles of tho lnnhiir.
Strickland's History of England, Oiclen's
ChlM'd History of England, Grime's House
hold Ptortes, ftoblnson Crusoe, 8wis Kvmllr
Hoblnson, Tom Brorrn at Rngbr. hcoftsb
Chiefs, Thad'leas of Warsaw,' Children of the '
Abbey, Arabian Nights, 20,0 0 Leagues Under
the Sea, Tour of the World in 80 Days, Myste
rious island, Paul and Virginia, Fox's Book of
Martvrs, Hunyan's Pilgrim Progress. Ac. Ac.
Any of the above sent post paid upon the
receipt of tbe price i'.. W., i YATES,
feb 51 119 Market St . Wilmington. X C.
Home's Garden , Oysters
ARE CONOEDED TO BE TIIK! ! BE8T.
They are to be had only at tae Old North
btato Saloon, No. C, South root lit.
Ice cool Lager Beer a specialty. The best
Whiskey and purest Wines sold la the city.
g 5 and 10 cents Cigars,
Now is the time to give Smith's Worm Mr.
Oil. lyd w I Tfce Beard th?a adjourned.
Interestine to.Fishermen: The cele
brated "Fish" Brand Gillinj: thread is
old only at Jaooei's. He is the Im
porter's cent. f
, Best in the dry, aro on sale.
Drugs and Medicinal trenara.tlans tit th
highest grade at
JNO. T. 8CHONW AID'S, ;
Jan 11 ! Drug and Precrlption 8tora
The Excursion and Pic iNIc
gEASJN IS OVER AND THE THeItRI-
CAL AND BALL Beason has opened igara,
and JOHN WERNER, the practical German
Barber and Perfumer, Is personally la attend
anoa at his Hair Dressing tfaloon. 29 Market
Street, between .Water and JYoat, WUmbig
ton. N . C I i men
Tobacco Selling Fast;
BOXES AND CADDIES SOLD with
In (Iitm w V m . m '
20J Boxes and Caddies to close consignment,
i Vaxlouf Urand from 20 cents opwanls,
. SAll'L BEAR, Bay
mens rs Market fi&wt