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, :.. thf rilll III LbllLbllViASJ. fr
j.:lcc;iun Tuesday, Nov. 4.
(,J New York.
VICE PRESIDENT :
THOMAS A. HENDRICKS,
yon governor :
.4.F11ED M. SCALES,
,u lieut. governor:
CIIAHLES M. STEDMAN.
of New Hanover.
ynll SECRETARY OF STATE:
WILLIAM L. SAUNDERS,
lOU STATE TREASURER:
DOXALD W. BAIN,
W. 1 ROBERTS,
THEODORE F. DAVIDSON,
Yon SI 1'KKISTEXDENT OF PUBLIC IN'
S. M. FINGER,
iSM'I.vrF. .H'STH'K SUPREME COURT:
A. S. MERRIMON,
1 1 ilt KI-FJ ' T KS-AT-LARGE :
W. 11. KITCHEN,
.101 IN N. STAPLES.
FOL CONOHESS :
It. T. BENNETT,
EJECTOR, SIXTH DISTRICT ,
of Robeson. ' -
The &ve rage depth of the Pacific and
Ai.'anac Oceans is 2,500 fathoms. Bot.
torn has been obtained at 4.580 fathoms
jhort distance South of the Banks of
Mrs. Skidinore. of New York, is one
hundred and twenty yeurs old, has had
5re husbands, has smoked tiie same
Pipe for fifty-five, years, and was once
iissed by (Icorgo Washington.
Solutions of chloral should be kept
a dark glass bottles. Sunlight decom
poses it into chloroform . The change
not easily, perceived, and has caused
i number of accidents ia the past five
fbirty New England farmers who
i"t abundantly supplied with grasshop-
Jrsh;ivo discovered that a bushel of
tie insects boiled in salted water will
ike Mup enough to last about a dozen
arsons a week This dish is esteemed
"Teat delicacy by the Piute Indians.
In the City of Mexico street cars are
;5JJfor conveying the dead to the
imeteries. It does away entirely
:'dfthe necessity for hearses and their.
ttmpanying hacks. The funeral car
and the mourners follow in
Lt Main, the paper started with a
' Uadon News, has been seized for
tQ- Apparently its backer tired of
'-'S ia it any of the millions which
to him through marrying the
"u5terof Jayne, the patent medicine
"aul Bert, in the recent discus-
in the French Chamber on . the
Hilary condition o the country, said
Rext to Spain and Turkey, France
- c Most backward in sanitary
eis. Making allowance for the
IH nriin 1 o i rn I horn wora
more deaths per annum in Paris
iv-Va Ix)uJon. though the number of
. unaer nve years of age in J-on-
uls aiore than double that in Paris,
blowing is the comiiaratiro show
of the heights of the great statues of
r rU: Statue of Liberty (Bar-
-n:ci-, ijQuon Atonameoi,
4eT itciaiu lower, xuv; Arc
; -iriomphe. Pans. 160- Cnlnm'A Wn.
Paris, Hi ; Trajan's PiKar, Rome
aompoy's Pillar, Alexandria, 114;
om Laiue, i to ; unarles l5or
eo, 10G; Colossus ot Rhodes. 105:
L ina1' statue 90: Statue of Mcm-
VOL. VIII. WILMINGTON. N. C. "WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 3, 1884. NO 210
It is not necessary for the force of an
epigram that it ibonld bo. strictly true.
Iiord Randolph Churchill, being asked
what he thought of Irving, said: "I
don't know that I should call him. a
great actor, but he is certainly a curious
on-. He is always Iruing cn the stage,
and always Hamlet in private life."
The increased severity of the admin
istration in Spain ia collecting taxes is
producting marked results. Much tax.
able wealth which hitherto evaded the
tax gatherers is continually coming to
light. The cases of defalcations in Ma
drid alone now exceed 2,000, and the
evasions of direct taxation all over the
peninsula reach a large amount.
This is the stanza ot a song which
threatens to rival the popularity 67 the
"imgon ballard ot Disraeli's timo in
England, and John Bright joined with
the twenty thousand in singing it at
The haughty Peers must pass the bill
And stand not m the way;
Peers over people must not rule
In this enlightened day.
It is an insult to the intelligence and
decency of workiugnien to call Butler
their candidate. Ho has not a princi"
pie or an impulse in sympathy with
labor. An insincere ofiice-hunter and
shameless demagogue he will get the
vote of no working mau who is not
wholly misled, nor the vote of any in
telligent person who does not look upon
the Presidential canvass .as a farce or a
When Hartmann, the Nihilist, vras
with Sophia Provskaja (hanged in
1881) working at the mine, beneath a
line of railroad, with the view of killing
the Czar while passing, he became in
need of funds to finish the work, and
Sophia suggested that he pawn his
watch, which be did for eight roubles.
This absence of the watch caused him
subsequently to make an error in . the
time of firing the match, and to this the
Czar owed his life.
Iains and inflammtions resulting from
severe injuries are greatly relihved and
cured, at once, by the outward applica
tion of St Jacobs Oil, the great pain
banisher. LOCAL NEWS.
INDEX TO HEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
C W Yates School Books
Joe II Habt Sea Side Park llotel
II kins bekoer Great Musical Wonder
Taylor's Bazaar Closing Out Sale
IIoracb M Emebson Straytfd or Stolen
FC Miller Friends and Fellow-Citizens
Munds Bros. & DeKosset Drugs and Pat
Ricebirds are high in price, but poor
It is said to be very delightful on the
Fullest assortment of Fishing Tack
le can be found at Jacobi's. f
Kev. Dr. Patterson is expected to
preach at St. John's Church next Sun
Scuppernong grapes are in good sujfc
ply but thoy are too dear. They sell
for 10 cents a peck.
A dude collar for 10c, all linen, four
ply, is the latest thing advertised by
John Dyer & Son. t
These cool nights will waft lots of
.Summer absentees hoineyard3.
r -.I. ... - - ' "
There were feur cases of disorderly
conduct brought before the Mayor this
morning, all of whicji were discharged.
The steam yacht Passport made the
trip from Sraithville to Wilmington
yesterday afternoon in two hoars, in
cluding two stoppings. The distance
is 28 miles.
The match gameot base ball between
the Seaside Park and Electric Nines,
played at the Athletic Grounds yester
day afternoon, resulted in a yictory for
the former in a score of 20 to 8 for the
The oyster dealers are looking for
ward to a good season for the bi vales.
The reports are that they will be plen
tiful and fat, the frequent rains and the
cool Summer ; having been good for
them. First arrivals are looked for
about the 20th inst.
With pain we feel called upon to re
cord the death of little Henry Walker
Leonard, infant son of II. L. and A. J.
Leonard, of Beatty'd Bridge, piadea
coanty, who died pa the night of Au
gust 3 lsf.,after a long and severe illness,
of cholera infantum, aged about 113
months. ' - - "
Now is the time to give Smith's Worm
The receipts of cotton at this port
to-day foot up 9 bales.
Don't forget the meeting of the Young
Democrats at the City Court Room to
night. Remember the grand masquerade
ball which f3 to be given at Seaside
Park Hotel on Friday night, the 5th
inst. It will be an elegant affair. See
Wo invite the attention of eur citizens
to the fact that first quality shirts are
being made to order at one dollar at the.
Wilmington Shirt Factory. tf.
The steam yacht Dudine. which has
f suffered some delay on account of a
missing piece of machinery, has had it
supplied and she will be ready to convey
passengers to the beach by to-morrow.
Mr. Wm. McEvans fs registrar in
the first division of the First Ward and
not T. C. McEvens, as it appeared
yesterday in our report of the proceed
ings of the County Commissioners.
"Chas. Hines," poll-holder in the same
division of the First Ward, should be
Charles Hay no.
The exenrsion on the Passport to-day
under the auspices of Germania Lodge
K. of P. was well attended, and the
company was an agreeable one. As
the weather has been pleasant we have
no doubt that the excursionists have
had a day ot pleasure and that all have
enjoyed the occasion.
The Wounded i'oliceman.
Policeman Latham was suffering
considerable pain this morning, al
though his condition was no worse than
might reasonably have been expected.
The ball has yet been extracted, andJ
that, lodged among the muscles of the
shoulder, aside from the rugged track
it made across the breast, tearing flesh
and muscle in its course, would neces
sarily cause considerable pain and un
easiness. In our roport in yesterday's issue, we
made it appear that Officer Latham
was at his own house, off duty, when
be heard the shooting and rushed to the
scene, when, in fact, be was on duty
and was in another street at the time
on his way to meet his sergeant, but
hearing the shots and screams repaired
to the place where the tumult was in
Success of a Pender Boy-
A competitive examination was held
last Saturday in this city for a clerkship
in the Auditor's department of the
Wilmington & Weldon R&ilroad Com
pany. A number of candidates pre
sented themselves in accordance with
an advertisement calling tor a young
man for a clerkship in said department.
The examination, fair and impartial,
was rigid and protracted. The choice
fell upon S. S. Satchwell, Jr., as haying
passed the' best examination. He is a
lad of only sixteen years of age, and is
the son of Dr. S. S. Satchwell, of Pen
der. The creditable success of this
lad, over so many older applicants for
the desirable position thus won, is
complimentary to Pender and to the
Warsaw High School, ot "which he has
been a pupil for the last twelve months.
This notable individual is wanted.
-He is lost to sight,' although 'to
memory dear,' and there seems to be a
determination to hunt him up. to as
certain his whereabouts and bring him,
will-nilly, within the hands and power
of the law. Officer Strode this morn,
ing was busy in serving summons upon
50 good and true white men as a posse
comitatus to go and assist in searching
for the aforesaid Pompcy and each
person was warned to appear with
'sword and pistol by his" side' or ia
other warlike ai ray. None wanted to
go; they had no relish for the job I and
they had so mdeh business to attend to
that to leave would send
everything' to . the "demnition
bowwow." The officer was in
nearly every instance inexorable and
they were compelled to put themselves
in 'martial array" and "root hog or
die," which means that they had to go
or run the risk of being defendants in
contempt at the next term of court
They went and whether they "saw and
conquered" remains to be ascertained.
Among those summoned was a well
known gentleman who is in such feeble
health that be has made all his arrange
ments to leave for New York on Sat
urday next, where he wjll be treated
by an eminent physician. His excuse
of li'-hcalth didn't count worth a cent,
and he was obliged to obtain a medical
ceitificate ot disability before he could
Everybody in want of Paints, White
Lead, Glass &c, should go to JaoobTs
Mr. S. G. Worth. Fish Commission
er of North Carolina, whose arrival in
the city is announced iu our persona
column, gave us the pleasure of a call
this afternoon. He informs us that he
has seen many of the exhibits prepar
ed by our citizens for the State Expo
sition and is highly gratified at the dis
play which will be presented by this
city and county, as they will be highly
creditable and important in aiding to
advance the best interests of the section
The small boy is now in his glory.
Heljas' got a "kazoo." We should
imagine that all the boys .in the city
had been supplied and the way they
kazoo" the city throws Guy Wright's
band entirely in eclipse. We heard a
band of about 6.000 ot them-judging
from the noise last night and they
furnished mu3ic for the eastern section
of the city whichjwas a foe to all ideas of
sleep. The small boy of Wilmington
is a lively creature and the kazoo is
his latest inspiration.
In the New York Naval Stores and
Tobacco Reporter we find a list of the
officers of the Naval Stores and To
bacco Exchange among whom are the
names of Messrs. G. W. Baily and
Harry P. Russell, both well known,
names in this city. Both occupy im
portant and trust-worthy positions on
the different committees of the Ex
change, places for which they are emi
nently well qualified. Mr. Baily ap
pears as a member of , the Arbitration
Committee and of the Trade Commits
tee on Naval Stores and Mr. Russell is
Chairman of the Committee on Fi
nance, a member of the Committee on
Naval Stores Quotations and one of
that Board of Trustees of the Exchange.
Registration of Druggists.
It is a fact not generally known that at
the last session of the legislature thephar
macy act was amended so as to apply
generally throughout the State. Here
tofore there was a clause exempting
towns of less than five hundred inhabi
tants from the operation of the law. It
is now necessary under this law for all
druggists to be registered. All having
three yesrs experience and those now
in business on their own account are
entitled to such registration. Applica
tions can be made to the secretary of
the board of pharmacy, Mr. Simpson,
of Raleigh, who will furnish the
necessary blanksfor registration. Such
registration can oe made within ninety
days by simply applying and remitting
the fee, which is nominal. After the
ninety days have expired registration
can only be effected by applying for
examination as to qualifications.
Dr. S. S. Satchwell, of Rocky Point,
was in the city to-day.
Mr. George Harriss,' Jr., has been
appointed a Notary Public. He re
ceived his appointment to-day and will
qualify at once.
Mr. S. G. Worth, Fish Commissioner
of North Carolina, was in the, city to
day and registered at the Purcell
Mr. W. E. King, ofthelato firm
of F. M. King & Co., with his family
leave to-night for Anniston, Ala.,
where be will make his home for the
Mr. B. F. Penny, of the firm of W.
J. & B. F. Penny, left here yesterday
morning for the Northern markets for
the purchase of Fall and Winter goods.
Mr. J. Elsbach has returned to the
city .alter an absence of several months
looking, we are pleased to say, much
improved bv his sojourn in the moun
tains. Our musical friend, Prof, J. D.
Smitbdeal, arrived in the city this
morning and registered at the Com
mercial Hotel, ne will leave again to
night for the North.
Mr. (J. Prigge, Jr., formerly of this
city, but now the Manager ot the
Bortsmoutb, Va., Telephone Exchange,
has' been elected a member of the
American Institute of Electrical Engin
eers, and is now in attendance at the
Electoral Convention of Electricians,
which is in progress at Philadelphia,
having obtained a leave of absence for
that purpose. Congress has made a
liberal appropriation for the convention
and good results are expected from the
deliberations of the body. Mr. Prigge
has prepared a pamphlet, upon the sub
ject of the use and nature of telephones.
He has had considerable practical ex
perience in the management and work
ins lot telephonea.and we have no doubt
that his pamphlet will be an interesting
and instructive work.
This is just the best sort of weather
for harvesting. fodder, and it is eqiially
as good for spinning cotton. t
Some one has declared conceit wiorsc
than consumption, and the comparison
is a true one. Manv are iho Vntirpit-
ed" who cry down legitimate remedies
anu wno ueiuae suiienng Lumanity,
Whose onlv salvation is the immrktintn
use of Dr. Bull's Cough Sjrup. f
Tho September Moon.;
The September moon lulls ou tlm 5th
at 50 minutes after 5 o'clock in the
morning standard. time. On the j 10th
tho moon .is in conjunction jjwith
Neptune: on the 12th with Saturn1)- on
tho 15th with Venus; on the 16th With
Jupiter; on the 10th with Mercury and
Uranus, and on the 22nd with Mars.
No planet is occulted by the moon in
Septembci iu any part of the globe, but
some favored mortals may see her pass
over Aldcbaran ou the 10th, and;lobser
vers here will see her in this vicinity.
One of the most charming ot lunar
phemomcna will occur during the
first autumnal mouth, wheinj after
the full, the moon will ribo for
four consecutive cvenihg3 withaji avei
age internal of only thirty-five! min
utes between the rising?. Wc. may not
think with the agriculturalists Hof old
that by a merciful interposition of prov
idence the day is thus prolonged jto help
the husbandman in his labor. But
we may be equally erateful for the beau
ty of the scene, when floods otA silvery
moonlight quickly succeed the snort
September twilight, and show the ar
tistic skill of our satellite in producing
effects of light and shade that iio hu
man pencil can reproduce in its perfec
tion of restfulness, softness, and se
renity, so deliciously harmonizing with
nature's great harvest festival.
Itoujrli on Pain" Plaster;
Porous and strengthening, improved,
the best for backachesaiijs inJchest or
side, rheumatism. Neuralgia. 25c.
.Druggists or mail.
Another large consignment -of Sash,
Doors & Blinds at Factory priqes. just
received at JacObi's Hardware-Depot.t
NEW A DVEUTIS EMBNTS
New Jewelry Store.
JHE UNDERSIGNED RESPECTFULLY
announces to his friends and the public that
he has refitted the store No. 103 Market st,,
(Brown & Anderson's old stand) ;whcrc he
will display a large, handsome and -carefully
salected stock of JEWELRY GOOpS of all
kinds. All new and all warranted exactly as
represented. Watches, Clocks and j jewelry
repaired. Good work and prompt delivery;
A share of the public patronage 14 respect
fully solicited GEO. W. HUGGIN'S.
sept 2 lwd 2tw f '
Sea-Side Park Hotel.
Grand Masquerade Ball,
Priday Evening, Sept. 5.
fecpt 3 2t JOE II. :IIART.
11IIERE WILL BE A MEETING IbF THE
. YOUNG MEN'S DEMOCRATIC! CLUB,
TO-NIGHT, September 3d, at 8.30 o'clock, at
the City Court Room. Let every Democrat In
the city be present, as business of importance
will come before the meeting. Byn order of
President. E. Y. JOHNSON,
sept 3 it ijSeci'y.
Closing Out Sale.
WHILE MRS. TAYLOR IS IN THE! NORTH
and before wc receive our new stock! we wll
FAN?, HOSIERY, f 1
l ORSET VUNDfcRWJSARi
JEWELRY, SATCHELS &C.1C
1 " - . ''! "'- ;
call will convince you of the same t
118 Market St.!
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CPt3 ! ; -i (."'. :
rLSA3soncl. .. - -"ITi
will t glxn to recelv coamialcatlta
froxa cvx friend ea a&y-aad an -at;;cJ-
cener&Ilnteresttmt . . ..- !
Tb n&aae of the writer cut always t
ufched to the Editor. ' ; r: 'r: V
Coamrfflleatlona must , b writua 4a
one aide of tho paper. 1
FereonaTttlea must be avoided,;
And It Is especially and parti enLirlT
stood that the Editor doe not always cnd s
the views of correspondent ostas so state
m me euitorul colasms.
NEW AI VEIUSEMENTS
Strayed or Stolen; j ;
WHITE SETTER MALE PUP, (about
lour months old) liver coloml ears and strat
nCOii,60;3 ,ta?k- A soluble rcwrt
SSi .P k for hu "wtnw-or. lafcriaaUon
lca-ilnjf tu his recovery. . ; ;
sop; ait HORACE M, EM tlitSON.
JmH9l-AICS I :in'i "K"-"'CTKlC5 on
VHv V.V hctt- lB.t"30 p. ra.. at Pino
Grove, rlhtsvil2e trouml.
Wasocettes will leave r ulhcr land's Stable
aad corner of Market and Fourth sta. at 2 p.m.
Fare for rouml trip f.0 cents; children 25 et.
Ample, accommodations for all. Good Piff
Fish Supper. ED. WILVON MANNING
M F. MANNING.
sept 2 2t T. J. Sut THERLAND,. -
rjlIIE HANDSOMEST AND LARGEST AS-
eortment ever f cen in Uiis.citv-. -J
Lamps an l Limp Gorxls H epccUUy.
Ulhti A MUUClUbON'o.
sci't 1 and 40 Murchlson Block.
Great Musical Wonder !
PLATS' ANY TUNF, IMITATES ANY
bird, or animal, bagpipe. Punch and Judy.
All, old or 3'ounir. quickly learn Its use with
out Ins'.ructlon When usod by minstrel and
BiHJClalty artists, iiuartettes or choruses. It in
variably receives repeated encores. Furnish,
ca good dancln mutic forxrurtlons, picnic
etc Superior to anything cIfc for campalcn
clubs in stieet piradcs. etc -.Used as mouth
piece on brass or tin horns, a Rood band can
be lormcd with little practice, as t he sevfe rc
qu rc no finscrlr- Price 10 cents. kTzoo
with whip, erne, tan or trumpet attachment,
la. cents; by mail. -2U cents. For sac at -.Jl'J.
JEW STOCK FOR FALL TRADF,
Manufactured expressly for this market..
New Styles and L-jw-Prices. Call and exam
ine our extensive variety of Nqw and Fash
ionablc Goods, all made this sv t,on.
, 1). A. SMITH.'"
Furniture Dealer, N. Front Street
We Are Still Receiving
LARGE feUPPLll-3 OF
Royster's Candy I
IN VARIOUS STYLES. ONE PRICE."
O Tl,. J f
o x uuuus lur uneuoiiar.
A few 5 pound boxes (nleely packeJ)
received with last order.
The Scuppernong Wine
about which we have been brayglng has
not deteriorated In quality.
WITH CRUSHED ICE THESE HOT DA Yd
$ IT IS ELEGANT.
P. L. BRIDGERS & GO.
HO Nortb Front 8t,
DRINK ! INSIPID, TASTELESS BEER
when you can get It fresh and Ice-cold at
Why drink common, bealacbc whiskey when
you can get pure old elemmer at McGowane?
Why smoVe common cigars, the emell of
which distuibs every one around yon. when
yon can get a belter one at as Iowa p:iceat
McGOWAN'S? Echo answers, why?
WILMINGTON N. C.
JEEP A COMPLETE LINE OF
Drugs & Patent Medicines.
This best IoiKrtcd and Aceilcan '
Toilet & Fancy Articles,
Alivaya on band, to be sold as lowr a &Dy
house in the cliy can ecII liSAA ABLE and
Orders af ended to with dhpaJch and eatbi
faction. tbc game as if parties were present.
any 2l . , . - ' . . ,
Yu ""AVE IN PURCHASING B0O1S
AND SHOES of us arc a Urge stock to idee
from, goda of reliable make, durable to
wear, neat lo fii, and wc guarantee prices S3
low. If nit lower, ihan-ikcwhcrc. Try It fcr
yourself. . t :
Geo. K. Frcncli & Sons,
KSiHORTH FRONT STREET