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VOL XI L
WILMINGTON, N. C. THURSDAY. MARCH 29, 1888.
In the editorial columns.
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iior.i or Aldermen. . a substitute for Alderman Pearsall's
The KoftM of Aldermen met in motion that the report be adopted
speeiai session yeieriiay auernoon and sent to the Board of Audit and
for the purpose of receiving bids for pinance foP their action.
OUR NEW PUBLIC BUILDING,
furnishing supplies, etc., for the de
partments of the city government
for the eusuing year. The full Hoard
was present. Mayor Fowler pre
IYER, Sidneys. -
AN O J jV;.UU.
At EFFECTUAL SPECIFIC FOR
. . .... Horl Complaint.
w..l lx-nrIoii, Colic.
After further discussion Alderman
Ricaud's'motion was adoptel.
Aldermen Fishblate submitted a
motion that theCoinmittee on Streets i
'and Wharves be. instructed to ereti
jfiu tor keeping city teams were estimates for navimr Market street
rec-ived from J. W. Taylor, J. H. from Front to Second with Belgian i
t - i r - r ii i -
I joue.s uuu is.. ,. rreu, iiuu uu iuu .ik n.1vno. f ,
iiou were r-ierreu to ine i.ommiiree oneWock eftCh vear. until the 'whole
on .treers ana wiuirves, airer uis- street is paVel. Adopted. ,
cussion as to me payor iriversoi4 Alderman Price offered a resolu-
city carts, Aldermen Rice and Samp- tion instructing the Mavor to invite
son claiming i nat a positive promise proposals for building a wooden
. . . 1 1 . A . . . At A. 1 '1L!
was muue lasi enr urni wnen iius bridjre over the railroad cut on Fifth
matter came aain before the Board street, but withdrew the resolution
that the drivers should be allowed on a report on the same matter be-
me same pay as srreet nanus, ti- in,r rr,a, f-M11 th frfB
AS IT "WI3L.XJ TiiOOK: "WTEIElSr COM-
. .. 11 t - TTTfll L Tl
Is Hssseaoia baonia oe nucoai u,
1- !Tn"iiv an l. ur of nuffcrlm; nnd
12 ailoiUr in time m l t!.x-tori' bills.
THERE IS BUT ONE
SIMMONS LIVER REGULATOR
- fr,mi mi Vntf. Prprd oly by
l M 2EILIN &. CO..SUPrprUlor.
iiclfpiiwij ch sat
wharves t'ommittee, wnicn recom
uiended that the matter of building
jthe bridge be indefinitely postponed
until tlie condition of the city
finances would permit of the con-
. struction of such a bridge as would
prove alike ornamental and perma
On motion of Alderman Price, the
! report, of the committee was laid on
nally, on motion of Alderman Dud
ley, the "committee, was instructed
to secure bids for feeding the mules,
the city to furnish the drivers.
Mrs. Jane Sheehan was awarded
the coutract for feeding prisoners,
on motion of Alderman Dudley, she
being the lowest bidder".
Bids for lighting the streets of the
city were received from the Electric
LightCompaiiy--to furnish 51 lights, J the table until the next meeting of
1PIX TO NfW ADTIBTX3I MINTS.
Lens II Mint- Hats
r v MiUM-W-unond Dj es
j io r r.4wux-Kiter Market
N Y wiult uiiU-PrcsldenUal Year
lVt hoe for boys at French &
school i-Ws tor children, best in
the citv. at tiea R. French & Sons.t
Tli cheapt phce to buy your
M-hoo books and school stationery
U At Heia'btTjri'r's.
as at present, at $10.50 per lamp.and
from the (ins Light Company, to
furnish lamps for streets at $2 for
each lamp alley lamps at $2.50, and
lights for public buildings at $2 per
thousand feet. The bids were re
ferred to the Committee on Lights.
Bid for furnishing lumber was re
ceived from 8. & W. H. Northrop,
and referred to the Committee on
Streets and Wharves.
The contract for city printing was
awarded to S. (i. Hall.
Coutract for advertising was
awarded to W. II. Bernard, proprie
tor of the Wilmington Star.
Alderman Fishblate submitted an
agreement made by the finance
Committee with the Wilmington,
Onslow & Kast Carolina Hail road
Alderman Pearsall said he was
-Alderman t isnuiate said tnat in
the estimates for next year he would
like to have an appropriation made
for a clerk to attend solelv to the
Police Department, and offered a
motion that the Mayor be empow-
; The Pearson Meeting.
The Tabernacle was again filled
last night Jand it was noticed that
many persons from paints outside of
the city were , in attendance. The
congregation is estimated. at about
3,000, of whom about Sf.OOO.remained
to the inquiry meeting. .There was
a large number of penitents and 59
conversions. Id all there have been
about 200 conversions thus far as a
result of these meetings.
Swedish barque -- Magnus Iluss
Hazeisea, cleared late yesterday af
ternoon, for Antwerp with 1,017 bales
of cotton and 2,221 ' barrels rosin.
rained at $49,850, shipped by Messrs.
Alex. Sprant & Son. , .
The Wilmingtbn Cotillion Club
will give their closing ball on Wed-
nesday night, April 18th. ,
T WILL HAVE AN UNUSUALLY FINE DIS-
play of Meats on my stalls for Saturday's Mar
ket. Stall-Ped Beef from HamDson.Slue tir.iHs
from the ilountalns and beautiful Pender
orders booked ahead. Free
Hood's Saraparilla is peculiar to
IMfjuhl superior to all other pref not prepared to act . he Uesired that
Iaratiynsin strength, economy, and ,
. rtl niarif I IUIIMUCI UIIUII Ur UTiri ITU 11 11 Lit LUC7
. . . next meeting.
.Vfc thoe who have tried and tliey Alderman Rice objected to consid-
wnlMl you that the Boy Clipper eration beinir deferred and it was
Plow the bet male. Sold only at nnail v ucreed that it should be con-
Jicobi's, who is the factory agent, t gidered. and the agreement was
30 dozen all wool flannel shirts, in read by the clerk. It provides that
all shades and colors, for men and tlie bonds of $100,000, payable on
Kv, from 73 cents and upwards, t,ie firtit of January, 1918, and bear-
atthe Wilmington Shirt Factorv. M"K interest at the rate of six per
cent, shall be deposited with Messrs.
iUCaUO 4. hi I Fine Llaeu Bosom Shirts for 39 Cents
The Mayor asked that his vote J Worth 85 Cents.
should be recorded in the negative i. Shrier, at No. 16 . North Front
and announcedthat the vote being J street, will sell , on Saturday only,
ered to employ a clerk at a salary of a tie, Alderman Rice's motion was! March 31, Fine Linen Bosom Shirts
WOOner annuiiL rejected. , f I for 39 cents, worth 85 cents, also
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Alderman Dudlev asked what had Alderman Rice protested against I Fine Silk Scarfs at 19 cents, worth
become of the police clerk. The the Mayor's vote Dei ng recorded.
Mavor had heen authorized to an- Alderman Ricaud moved that the
point a clerk, but the appointment Mayor appoint Gilbert H. Green po
had not been made. hce court clerK at a salary oi $iw.
I The motion was seconded by Al-
JL 11V JJUkCfc T JX CU1U tl J C V tllV JLV- V V m. I ,
Audit and Finance had refused to Merman Fishblate, and the appoint
rnnflrin th nnnninfniPtit lueut ueiuK mmie n.c j.jvji o
I r i i Al T 3
Alderman Dudley said that the connrmea oyiue nouru.
office then had been abolished with
J. F. GARRELL,
Front St. Market, South side. !
i W. E. Worth & ija's old stancu
"Another car load of Mountain Reefer.
peoted next week. Due notice of Its arrival
win oe given here. mch 29 it
Presdential Year. ,
50 cents; Boys' Suits, ages from 13
to 19 years, at 3.80, worth $5.50;
Children's Suits at $2.50, worth
New York Weekly Herald,
containing an impartial epitome each week ,
- cir Tir ii r j t 4. I vi me movements or au political parties, will
$5.25; Walking Canes at 10- cents, be mailed to any addressln thlJnlSd states
oi tne movements of all political parties, will
worth 50 zents; Stiff Hats, light and SS,JB&-- the
darK coiors, at $i.ao, wonn $.ou.
JAMES GORDON BENNETT,
Alderman Dudley asked if the
Reliable Clothier and
16 North Front street
New York City.
out authority of law. He (Dudley) resolution authorizing the Mayor to (purcell House.)
Sign of the Golden Arm.
change of scenery in theatres which
is so simple that it seems curious
principle of the. thing throughout. y to confirm such appointments
No J7 Market
AUbpatch for Bermuda says: Schr
FtHJktiA f l',tf,. tii r....
- .ruicio, AUil, IIU1U II II
'iti?toD, X. C, for Philadelphia,
aich put in here 18th, is leaking
"SMI? in top sides. She isrepair-
k. and will Ket away as soon as
Mils are completed. ,
Geo. Chadbourn, Isaac Bates and
W. A. French, trustees, upon these
terms: First, the bonds shall be
well aud safely kept by the trustees
and delivered as required by the
agreement; second, the railroad com
pany shall be entitled to receive $2,-
500 per mile for each completed mile
of the road beginning at Wilming
ton and running to some point on
New River in Onslo.v county; third
when an installment is claimed, the
shall exhibit a
Ek Cr7Ul Spectacle anl Kyeghus e
A'hicetoold and young: In se
Wtins sIectacles you khould be cau-
mU. not to tak innr ommiiV.Miinl
rr than irZr:"! rallroaa company
tiiu MWY- x it at am 1. lift 'va-ai . . m i a
,;ntK . I certlucate oi a reputauie engineer
I. that u s I -to the effect that the mile of road !
; i "4 liitrriwn. is in iwi,uf I .
" I i u a ; n e
had no obiection to creatinir the of- aPP,ni pouccmeu wus hnu iu loree.
" "I TT 3 XI J. -II HQ - X 1
fice, but did have decided objection "e moveu mat au omcers. iu ue
to any one man making the appoint- elected nereaiter snan oe votea ror
merit. Members of the Board had "v A,UC11UCU-
been snowed under in this matter tinuing his remarks he asserted that
long enough, and he would not sub- appointments had been madefromj
iirlf i n. it nnv lnnwr Ha was rfr I WUIB tU Hiue wjuiuui nuuwiug 1,11c 1
fectlv willintr to vote for the Mavor's Board a voice in the matter rand
nominee, but lie was opposed to the without g-.nK the Board opportun- hag been discovered be
fore. By an easy contrivance the
scenes in any spectacular represen
tation can be changed as suddenly
as a light could be turned off er on
and in full view of the audience
The Utica Globe says that the inven
tion is capable of being adapted, to
any piece or any tneatre at one
tenth the cost of any other transfor
w t a j 1 m
mation apparatus, or . to parts oi
scenes as well as the whole. There
is no doubt that it will be largely
WAGONETTE WILL LEAVE EVERY
Evening at 6:45, corner Fomrth and Nun, down
Nun to Front, up Front te Tabernacle.
one will leave Ninth and Market at same
Mr. Kllliam as an Inventor.
Mr. John T. Kilham, formerly of
this citv. but now located at Low-
ville. N. Y.,near Utica, has patented tIme' down Market to Front. UP Tab-
ATI in VAnirvn fnr instnnf nnniis I ernacle.
Ji farther injury tothe eye. Using J"ttS keu completed; fourth, all the
f of itronper power than is ne- coupons which may become due at
MiSlj'?rvf Prema:Uhe time of
thli J? Mi3ht, loucanget L., ..n
' wr fieinsbergers.
re can you buy the best and
boot and shrv fnr-tl ninn
Ibe citv? Win-. At flo T?
ey keep the larg-
LTnc?Hcl Lutheran Chnrch
week being Passion "Week,
unices wfilbe held in the
, naual, at 4 p. m., oh Mon-.Tuesday.We-lnesday
ftloiood Friday the Holy Com
Bn will be administered at 11 a.'
tl. at $ p' ,M- in th English ser
fODSrn,ation will take place.
terSuuday morning the Holy
munjon adlulll.steretl in
"v thieving carried on at Oak-
ftafcm'tery- ET year fiowers
arf 7 D-Utl OI"times the plants
w2l! ibat this year U 1U8 to
JaiLtKT everlfore. Mr.Don
-rr TfrrriutenUent' complains
' a J1:: very justly of this
vHy 0UP; beoplenndoubt-
ho S 'n! VUt w are others
i Vethem. Mr. Don
eo.S,M.hat reafter he. will 1,.
M a fair U,t th,s niAY le "preement was a e
Let the Mayor nominate his candi
date for the position, and he (Dud
ley) would vote for him, but he
would vote against giving the power
to the Mayor.
Alderman Ricaud agreed with Al
derman Dudley in the abstract, but
he would not deny to the Mayor the
right of appointing his own clerk.
He seconded Alderman Fishblate's
Alderman Price offered an amend
ment, that the Mayor be authorized
to appoint, subject to the approval
of the Board.
A prolonged discussion then arose
on the right of the Police Commit
tee to make appointments on the
Alderman Rice moved that the
power given to the committee to ap
point be annulled.
The Mayor ruled that the appoint
ments having been made the
tion was out of order.
Alderman Price argued that the
power of appointing was delegated
to the Police Committee for one
vear. and as the yar expires -next
j - - i.
April, this resolution; if adopted,
would be inoperative next month.
Alderman Pearsall was of the same
Alderman Ricaud said that he re
garded the whole proceeding as out
of order. There was a limitation
fixed to the term of office by the
charter law, and it could not be set
aside. If on investigation he found
the limitation was fixed at twelve
months he would be willing to go
A schooner was to have, sailed yes-
terdav from Philadelphia lad en with
into an election at the next meeting J rails, the first cargo, for the track of
of the Board. V I the Seacoast Railway. The second
A motion to adjourn was made at I and last cargo will be sent little
this point in the discussion, and be later. All of the bolts, spikes, &c,
ing carried, the session ended. I necessary to lay these rails will be
T,no ci r-ii. I received at the same time and in the
J.arf I a VCVa. -BaBaaa - mmmm ww va
Notwithstanding the very
deliverv shall be cut off
& i " .
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ew" I ami nniioul Ml ivIimii tilt lirtrwl nra l "v .. I . ... ,. 1 ao niA WAV l O (flrlflfl ( nto ara v
deMvere,. an.l returned tot.ie proper 2?" Z'UZL Pd. The raiU to be .aid are 45
omcer.ot.hec.ty; .'", whe,,ev.r-" ?Jjr" '" i". the water eoursehich prevent- st,elran8.T,a? laying may
an ipsiaiuuent oi uonus snail ue: iLA .n f.n, iJr, nr0a0nf th expecteu w ue ueguu auom me
delivere.1 certificates of stock to an I A "T?? . "I " , E, latter part of next week or the first
eciual amount shall be delivered i mw requireun.at me omcers 8hou,u -- ""7' r 7.r;; part of the week after. A construe
r; sixth, the city shall haVe I nuaUy. lie submitted meet g ne,u , J tion camp
it At an v time while the bonds a. resolution tliat tney stiouid r rr: old Martin
are in the custod v of the trustees
take up the bonds by depositing
with the trustees an amount of cash
equal to the face of the bonds;
seventh, any expense of placing and .
keeping the bonds shall be borne '
anil paid by the city.
Alderman Pearsall askel if the ;
agreement complied with the acts
of the Legislature in regard to the
subscription and with the terms and
conditions submitted by the com
pany. All these conditions should
is now being built at the
place, miles from the
city by the turnpike, and it will be
occupied early next week.
mm . -- a? tT 11 .
S elected jy the Board. prevail on tne uape i?ear & xaoKin
Alderman Fishblate moved that Valley R. K. to take tne last side or
the resolution be laid on the table- wiacK river in us route oetweenxnis
Alderman Pearsall moved to defer I city and Fayetteville. p
action until next meeting. Mr Jotin a.- uurne, oi mis city,
Alderman Dudley insisted upon was present, and made a spiriteai yesterday of the lth annivers
consideration of his motion. talk, giving all ot tne information Wilmington Steaiti Fire Engm
Anniversary Practice, j
There was no formal celebration
Tlie Mayor said that if it did not necessary. A great deal oi interest jj0 i DUt the members assembled in
include bonded officers fclerks of was manifested, ana strong resoiu-i fai uniform at the engine house in
the markets) it would be in order. ""3.1 nSrToTthft the afternoon and the steamer was
Alderman Dudley called for the nroceodinrs is not vet at hand but brought out for practice there.
bond of the clerk of the Fourth we expect to publish them on Sat- Steam was raised 15 pounds in 2
minutes, 35 pounds in 5 minutes, and
the engine was
was not prepared to act until he
was satisfied that they were com
plied with. He moved that the
agreement be referred to the City
i j -
street market, which he claimed uruay.
;ti. k n iix was for onlv one vear. Tlie oonu jjng. aoog uuiruru,, owrer, v,Cft,cu m.fcihi0,
ud t.wiuwiicu nun, uuvt lit" l I t"liriilll J I ..-. . -. l . r, . ,. ,
was nroduced for the term two lo-uay ior wenaua buu uoi uomub uijcucu. "wus nc. u
years and the Mayor decided that with 825,000 shingles and 65,000 feet fifty feet of hose, siamesed, with 1
Alderman Dndlev'a resolution was lumber, valued at $5,110, shipped by inch nozzle, 100 pounds steam press-
out of order. . Mr. E. Kidder's Son. j
Alderman Rice then offered a reso- The services at St.Tliomas'Church
Aldermau Fishblate said the paper lution to hold an election for mem for Good Friday and Easter Eve will
just read had been submitted to the bers of the police force; captains I De at q.qq each morning and! on
City Attorney and had been ap- sergeants and health officers aQJ Good Friday night at 7:30. f "
proved by him, as being in confor- superintendent of streets on -April
mity with the law and the terms sub- 1st.
mlttiv.1 1.x- i.nli.nx.1 ......... A division was
A lit uPltlii T IMrn iwl HAtifmiul tlia dered on this, which resulted as fol-. Monday.
....... .t... .v V WWW. 1UV Wo - i . .
am;.. I?:.,. lows: ' ? n rroauce exenange wiit ue
Fare for round trip 25 cents.
mch273t T. J. SOUTH EB LAND.
OFFICE OF SECY AND TKEAS.
WILMINGTON, N. C, March 35, W
IHKEE AND A HALF PER CENT. INTER
est on the Certificates of Indebtness of the
Wilmington & Weldon Eallroad Company
has been declared by the Directors, payable on
and after April 2nd, 1888, to all owners of Cer
i tlficates of record on the Books of the Com
pany of this date.
The Transfer Books will stand closed from
March 26th to April 2nd, 1888. Inclusive.
I . - JAo. Jr. POST, Ja.,
I , Secretary and Treasurer,
mch26 3t W. & W. It. u. do.
Second Eegiment Waltz,
Dedicated to the North Carolina State Guard
By "V "
1. H. GltKENEWALD.
. For Sale at
BOOK AND MUSIC STORE,
inch 26 r
QNE FINE HORSE,
ONE FINE MULE. .
J. JL SPRINGER.
DoBrufz Cutlar. Jr.,
ATTORNE Y-AT-L A Wr
, 114 PRINCESS STREET,
men 26 lw
Wilmingiox, N. C.
WilnuDffteir Sarfisra k Trast Cin!:r!Y.
ure a,Hl240poancis water pressure, between SECOND and
a distance of 250 feet from the noz- s 1Y1 Third streets. . - ,
1o JOHN WILDER ATKINSON, president,
z,e I W. P. TOOMER. Cashier. ' . w
Lends money on satisfactory security.
Pays Interest on deposits - ,
Is empowered to execute Trusts of all kluci i.
Nor barque' Verena Jfeilsen, from
n;i i this nort. arrived at Hamburg on
mmm i i ir i ii wm m -
Statement made bv
sntiwfip.i that thP Yeas Dudley, irice, sampson, ciu iurrun.
safe and fair com- Walker, Rice 5. T- Only 3 bales of cotton received
plianctj with the law. He moved as! Nays Pearsall, Kinz, Fishblate, here to-day.
We publish on this .page the.
''counterfeit presentment' of our
new public building as it will appear
when it is completed if it ever is.
We are indebted to Hon. C. W. Mc
Clammy for the use of the cut. - ' ,
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- To-morrKw being Good Friday no
naner win te issued irom tnis oiuce
j on that da
CUkS. r. BKOWVE. O. R. H0LUKG3W0ETH.
-y holesale grocers anj commis.
slon Merchants.' 110 N. M'ter street,
- w; - Wilmington, N. c.
Ccnslsunents solicited.' cihllw