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THE N ATI OM A Ms CAMPAIGN.. :rf,
A dispatch from .. Saratoga .states
that as soon as Governors TildVn and
Hendricks issue their letters C Of ao-'
ceptance the campaign will begin in j
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earnesti and it - is the intention of the
Democratic leaders to . make it the
most vigorous and determined cam-'
paign that ha been' carried on ..for
twenty. years, f Gov. Tildeu will give
his personal attention to its r. general
management,' and the" men wbbr.wUr I
lmvo mnro 'mmPrlmt P MiarirW of the
available element is utilized to make! I
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DI11 HI BITTING THE.
- ' ADVANCIi.
Jim . ,Vrl.inglon correspoddeoce;
f. Uu. JleralJ contain. lh sweet
lorsel of news: .c : x .
"It is reported here that if tbe Renu oil
cans should cany Louisiana, Marshal Pack-.
: ard, now candidate. fcr Governor, will cx
' pect to be sent to tbe United States Senate
. for the short term, leaving" C. C 'Antoine,
k the colored Lieutenant Governor, to be act
ing Governor for-tbe whole teimn Air.
Piochback habeen promised byM' Pack-.l
JIIKB TBR: FIGHT GBNEBiL
ALONG T1IEI.IN6S.'.' j. f
To ensure the greatest jeffiiency in
the Conservative legions let the bat
tie be loined all alons the line, i; Ilie
Tilden and. Vance Cluba of every
twn and county shoubi have speak
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"ul a,Ml Kl,Vu,I cuculatt iiet.pa
pers and 'other printed documeuts.
inn i let mat trainer on our weapons
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of warfare. Let Hot apathy sink into
our frames and weaKgu pur euorts.1
Make the fitrht eeiieral and deter-
mined all along the lines.' ' '
Let every Honest' man whoe mind
is welt balanced go earnestly. to work
ii' behalf of the Constitutional
Amendments. 1 The amendments .en
large" 'liberty, secure rights already
acquired, bring'about' economy.! and
efficiency- in the "administration,
"Mr. v Ortb, of Venezue
iela r robbing
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gt-r lira autoes : lue r"""u
Tnaiana bv nnniinninr. his
candidature:' So heVesigneth. Now.
if lhe next man - , V '
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A.-R;t.hftenn' -nd CR. Thomas,
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.. fstneuter and taJce hi receipt for u. 1 .Letters . ... . . ."i-.i ; ; . o T :.. ; ;j 4 ' V HKNDulCKi' LbTTER. '
, .., to n, m thie way are at onr ri8:. ; . , iate armyarid joied to ThoVleitef btGbTliotoaVi
f .,:cb i: the battle of-Olusteei; Ga:f and von: Hshed; :It is a strong' letter.: Ontbfi!
TbesubscViRtionpriceVfineWKkK questiori' of Onance he takes thame!
, V Star is is follows. :; 'J '; ' displayedm jhat engagement. :,Sinco i grbuttd that the to Loiiis platform;
Copy year, poae paid, $1.50 S?!- oeff feslml
.... 8. .-.iv haabefi. lnil'Si ! specie paymcnUa soon Qh it is prac-!
Cliibs of 10 or iiiore subscriber one .the. grange movement .in, Georgia. iable ire -' warmly .' deprecates
v-ar; $t.25 per' copy, strictly ,iq ad; He isal)0ut fifty; years of aire, a fine' dragging the; school jciucslion 'into!
ance. ' . - V,-":- speaker Jtjthtjb
rr No Club Rates forca period-less aenanciatlon f those who; would!
..an a year, 'i' - " 1 P03r manjn tSebrgig;;
great experience ; in PH niember
aua will see inat every tion announced in - the disnatches r'hoVliViVSinloiiPft
ard the long term, as the successor ptSen-, lhhj. Pas baa r.nbfiRKed a letter, in
ator West." 1 ; , , r -rrTf -v 1 year, and closes
i : l v w:.t:i"' IJi VLl I which ha indulges in at searching re-, June followintr.
reiier abK, .vreu. xiiuuuia, ajiu . our. :i t - f u u -, .uwim
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purge me otatc wi piinwt .viiij(- i ior nniyersity -eaucauon in xi.ngiauu i fuu i;".vw
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tion. vvorK ior toe vouvi.uuouai jyas lately stated on omciat autupmy l iaugbt, uV
Amonilnionfa 'i f . . ... u .1 I in ta --VX rnaet'et ' riAmmnna tn" nft AO 1 fausiW 5
COtCiCXTT. ' .
The "Democratic Georgians by ac-
clamaiion J pominat,etl lUe" brave aud!
General Golouitt as ihe nfext
Governor of their Stale, rJudge
iicitv;ucL. ouiirisLOIl ' WItlluraWinir I
front I: llieco!t?8t. ' JMessrs JiKn;
VV o fiord 4 nd j A, KLa w ton .were
nominated as. electors at large, and
Messrs. II.-II. D. Twiggs and Ii. J.
Gambrill alterndtes. Thd Convention
dorsed. the7 StV' tLouis ,; platform.1
The ntmnst. hnvmnnv navaA : tW I
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ColqaUt may be of interest lb some'
of oir r waders ho aro not familiar!
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ReDresen tal i ver!
.T" i "7 r'" AXf A'f; fe5-?3
occupied a prominent, position. He;
went into the latu war 8R a Colonel of
; P4UPBK OIUNT.
.With much' amusement mingled
with . sopie .disgust, we read the folT
lowing rspecial, , i the; y. Baltimore
9 WAsimsGTON, August 2. It is a fact that j
a promiuent member I of the House of Rep-1
resenuti ves has originated the proposition I
to bestow upon president .Grant a life pnT I
iQ of $10,000.' Tbe reasons adduced for
this singular project-are that tbe President
i poor; arid thai he wCl need the money to I
of boU8(!S;,6t8 aad5bondigjven taGenerT
Grant there Is but.an insignificant - portion
aatu iiiak v- uvuaauua iu 4uc cuapr i
left: that it' has ali - been - swallowed up in'
the vdrtex-jof -: speculation -Foe itbig it is
said the President has to thank .the very
friends who have brought obloquy and dis-
grace upon nis auminisuaiion.-. n nas oe n
a matter oi' common rumor nere ' for
months past that the President bad lost
his , money ,'by 'speculating.. .The rumor
bas not been generally credited until now,
when the T)rorxsition is-made toinderanifv
him out of the public treasury. " The prop-4
osition meets with little favor, ai! if ' it
should be presented Jt is certain to le vp
tosed bv most of the ieadine Kennblicnn".
who can very well see that it woald not lie
a Iwpuiar.iuinKiio.uo,; njore especially , at i
this lime. It was intimated some time since
thought he, ought to be
put again : at the head
luat iub iicuucuk
WlU be impossible to
months since of -mating a leogthy .tour of
B!a.k Ftiday own to the lale.1 bull
ptipj : Whcre l.ve. Iho Wn? . V. c !
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PA KTHEB I A FTEB ", l
a Aiiiri. W hT ; flfVtriMiil
vxerman leaders iu i,uis cuuuiryf uu i
Schurz's paper, the S. Louis 4 TKc;J
Schurz in. advocating . the election ol.
Hayes tid .Wbeeleivy
.what the Germans wan t, Mr - Poiit-
Thev want a tliomntrti national house-'
I cleaning want new and cleaner hands In
changes so sorely needed for the, national
hohtr, not .frpm Mr. rHayes; whomlpansf
1 ttf day as the foremost' practicaP reformer
i ui tun itcuuoin, "uu,.ici;urej wi .uuti.ii
i k.. ni,.;a- a tt. .,,r,nni rrnr.rnmcnt
I bf the first city of the Western wbrldtand,j
1 the first State of the Uoiou, and utterly atf-i
hihilated the most pifrantio organization for
public piunder,hat ever exwied, .m r
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UN I V SBSI T I KD UC ATI ON. IN KNGr
The provision which has been made
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follows:'; The income of. tbe Um-
I annum, and that bt- the, colleges . $1,-
LL: A:. -t:rz tiWX
326,000, a 'year;, th(
uo 1UUUIUB vl iub.
Fmversity ofxfordUeing $350)00
850,000. :-It is not' exp'cted that the
3;g Hill made;one of. his beWpeechesatl tMWitn.tfteir,r
"Slff 1 5 S '. rht nfter .the ' kdiournmeut;bf 'the "freshed ;tQthe; pebple'a
eg-CS3j Cc-v-tiDnJ?y : i-iV ! 'work, : at which they can .conUnn
Jhv Tba fnllowiny slcethfor Pnp;1! during the ! term of sixty dayt withi
sC- --if--"'- d. 1 . -. :: f.,-VW-:, ' f .
m 1. 1 1 la rex i m: l - i a iik euufrtaiua 'auru. ruiinit- i van nr liioir i nriiM 'iir iipi'nuwi , ni,
I Who is the marl , that . would perii benehls may Ue extended we present
I sion u: s. uranv atter an ins pick-; rsome iacis wmcu we genrum inu
kerhoff, are a TeW or the "Uerman lte-! with a good lock and key? f f. rfifoWis.
Neither M r.s -SchursS inpr anyi .pCtier. inrorder tbp'TeVeht cOdfdsibh bif;lpss, ' and
f .: - t rr-r--' must be sent iri koM order arid Condition,'
man carries the. German vote.in -his. P ioly np00 tuffiS5&imRi;?t.
breeches'- twckets.'t,.'l--.t-:l5-y?.- i '- also at each subsequent' return ' from, home
le-es Will be auffraen.ted; during thb.h4Jobn Nichols, , Principal,.. Ealei3h,
! txtev years byS48O,C00 year.nl
WILMINGTONN. C, FRIDAYit
TUB CONSTITUTION A N D T IX li
. O ENE RAIi A S8K?1 1 X.1T. ( , ; 1
The cbango !n the time of assem
bline of the Lesislatnre f rom the
third Monday; in November to;
,"D j- rumsuay , iit.t;i vuo
Monday in Januarj', indicated,
in. the amend ment of Article II, sec-l
lion 2 is a wise' one for this reason;
Pr6.s.en V sy8tenV k . eyer done before
xhe .Christmas; holidays. . Under thej
proposed one the members lake their
nt let;or-ftindraflce. . !
The Rtrikng out of extranous mat-
t.prin' th . Artifln linpr :(nnAilprsiJ
the , organic
pearancH iff a 5tatnto Book, or rather
orne.of pur up couutry pontempo-
jrariea,: following Vaftce Imi his catn-
paign j' .are ' making "''it ili vely. u The
StatesvilW iMndriiarte 6t tlie present
iLVX" llPlilvi ' 5 '..Aisi
! ' J r ; ? i Y - -" . s
doeament.1! Let us fight lliadicalism
with f acf and feeling bothj It has
done damage euou ob to establish its
calpabilitv: ' The facts only f need tb
. ; . - ? . t f
presented in; a lively, ear.
spnable manner! ils-t
TniS INSTITUTION FOR 1 UE DEAF
AND DCnBAMOTIIGBlilRD. f i
'"One of the truly great beneficent
institutions of North Carolina is the
excel lent ipstituti6n,S purely elee rabf
synary, the name of which is written
above. ,7 It has done wonders, in edn-.
eating metilally,' inorully ami physi
cally. 'omeijfLihe juosti uhfertunate
Ji ..kmUrufril-liCf- hnr KhiAet f l
person .tomnrwea -in oar. bociety.
( ButLtKere"are"certaiuy a latgo num-
easily-obtained benefits. f That .these
th-itA, it ctr
Carolina Institution for the
Deaf and Dumb and tbe
Italeteb, the capital of
Slate, It is strictly an educational in-
gti.ution. having Jor its obiect . tbe moral.
Intellectual and pbv8icaKuaiuing , of the
tnereiore, neither a nouse or reiuge lor me
? The school year commences on the
secona vv eanesuay in pepiem oei pr - eacu
on the tast u Wednesday m
making a continuous . ses-
montbs, and leaving a vacation
iths durinff the warm season.
I j 7va. gLs a rule, applicants - who are; under
1 'made in peculiar cases, at the:discretion of J
( " T v j-v person oi .ituoeuuo: ur.f uuauuuu
ind, or cifirmed immoral character or.
l locanacitated bv ohvsical infirmity for use-.
fiall, ,f(era tair irial
lw useiul iptrHt-4ion,
lt prover i ncompeieok
I, or wiliully . and, ypejs
slit iitt Ihe-reKUlalionS of
j the institution, .such pupil will be thereupon
l i a ..h'nw. ia- nivMo
luwiunrxeut : l.v ! : .' t : .:. r fijifil , ;
ith an adequate supply: of gpod:comfort-'
able clothine.iembraciuKnSuUa We articles
I for buthommer and winter wear: in such
jjuanuues jasta; adm the, necessary
phange for. a washing ana repainng,
i Whole to he
fter ttie vacatfou.
'6. : The course of study pursued at the
Institution embraced all the " English:
iMi tn tYii' ' Ar-kcr-f34 1 n rW Jnf &! IS HAFvaal irv "
j wrlting,; arithmetic, geography, gram mar
1 kn tlm. niniuufl - AnI M4 fl n a i ! vnr.tV1f.oa
muiete iw iuo uuuu are
additloh Voiial and instrumental
'7, , Pupils from this State are-admitted
( 0' an the privileges of tbe Institution, upon,
tuition,, booksi medical J attendance, 'and
vPi--thino-. naorv,, xrjvnt : ehrtMwi and
z i- " . : f
.Persons desiring to procure the aa-
a should apply by letter or otherwise
Princi Dal of ' the Institution f or in-;
structions as to the manner- of procedure,1
and no pupil should be sent to the: .'lnstitu-
0."! :y - v-'
nentl n-kf?ft in u irood "l rant
Rood Time at r : iltlivllie Ilbw, tlie
Fayettevllle'ne re Cpjoylns
- TlieineveH oloitiMpeiecb
. ACC., Ac. - - ' ' "'"7- ::'' f';f;',
i I A rncud lit Smitb villa writes a follows
l2 Tuesday night : The- ca(lemy waafillt
4 almost-: tfr-EHliccalionr--The-ladies of
ibe pface turueit ovX cnmasseXt't say'lljai
the Fayelte boys enjoyed themselves would;
cbuyey a vef)F f aipt idea of ilie aeluarfacti
Thc ladies of 'BV VhiW p s church, o n def ihe
direction of Mrs. Dr. Fi lter and llrs. Cot?
toiivfurnished a bountiful supplyj com-
forts for the tdner xuan, which were high
y tfppre elated I
Wednesday -after noon, by tin vilation of
yapi. c. v. -Jiorse, vi uio puoi poai iOim
n; and Messrs. Walker, Fiuncr and Poi
sher.'of the pilot .boat fSTHheYisitiDg-'
abbutiseveny-flve ludies apdgecjleraennbf;
this place r' eBioyed a 'ieakautf ana elighti
ful sail .In tbe river' and bay for several
side by side, and presented a Landsomti ap-:
pearance, with full colors: fljiugi A? illlfoyj
sailed up and dowa the river. . : ; . .r
fla.the eventug tlie i band Isassis ed,; With,
their delightful music, in tbecpemng of the.
campaign forTilden and Vance under the
auspices of the club of i this i placeTbej
Court Hoasa waa;well ifilled a lafaes puin-3
,ber of - ladies being present. s;M;8j. F. D,
Pois8on,. fv W ilmiogton,. was ; introduced,?
and in a very cleyer and happy style enter-.
taincd the audience for about one! hour ion.
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me jiuiuicm issues oi tuu.uuy, viusuig un
" A union of hftslantf a union jof hand?,i
And Hit a nVerlCaU Union ore v
WhlciV.uVv . frih a fuiland liearly round of
V Oas hotic'ttble feature of the meeting was
inui pt)ir a single coioreu person i was, pre-
.! Uf!iw I lit
sent. . , :' f y:; v, v- iv- i v ; .-; i ktt;"
' AHei the speaking the military and ladies
enjoyed themselves until the wee small
hours oi morn in a social tianee . at me
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A Colored Woman ba.tfCd
On Sunday, .the 28th of ilay last,i a
child was' born to a colored wouian by the
name ' of Edie Pigf ord,( living near : Lees
burg, Pender county, j- TJie child died knd
nothing more 'wasv thought vof ! the7 matter
until a i few f days siacc;.when by seme
means the suspicion Was aroused that the
intint had been ' foully dealt with. . It jwas
then determined to hold an inquest over
the body andnAhe lHinsjcbjcetl.
II.'Brown summoneil a jury and! proceeded
to view the remains.--The place of. burial
was foundt to be at. the root of atree in the
yard attached to the house, in which the
mother resides.. The party dug down atout
two feet when thcycame 'acroesAUe body.
it appearing thatahpitTLad becn'dug with"
the hands and the body of the child shoved
headroremost into tup :caviiy. Upon j exi
huming the remains it was fli&c iveicd M.iat
t tho tkull of the child; had been crushed pa;
ana tuner evidences oi foul pjay were man
ifest, as' -well as -.elicited- f rom the teki
mciny 1 of j witnesses :.examined. A ; War
rant wasr e:thtrj;uppa 4 immediately I piOf
cured .for t the r arrest,s,of ,the;t wpriian
; who was soon after taken, into custody land
piuccu iu iuu nanus oi mo Euenu. tvnue
. in charge of the sheriff,Twith"wb ;of nis
fdeputie8it being thdr jnlention t6 bring
,her to Wilmington and lodge her in jail,!
i under a ommilinenrTrbm the. coroner,
based on the verdict of tb6 jury L she asked
permission to step outside of tlie road' for
a' few moment8;Vhich was granted,. wlien
itne prisoner, taking advantage of herc xnp
jmentary . release, j suddenly darted off thro
Jthe. woods. 5e officers gave jchase, jbufc
jttae jWoman who is said to bayel, run hkb a
deerspjeuv distance- her s pursuers and
innally succeeded in . making good ,her es
cape. -s This, we learn,' was on Wednesday,"
land at last accounts she had not been re-
iptured, though the sheriff wilh a strong
pssere on her track. , ,: !' i.i k.
r-rrrSince writing the above Sheriff tior-
ell has arrived here with the rJrisoner and
lodged her. in.j.ail,! having captured her jn
Cohimbiaj !pwBship Wednesd;ayi?nighjU
ue maae ner escape l uesaay evening.
he Owniri DlieoTired. 1
jvSome weeks sincewe referred o.the
pat a Mason itf gold charm or badge and a.
silver idoriv. or nankin iiinior't khe t former
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having' the nyrie bft;Cai.
pue- Ala , engraved upon it, and the palter
bearing ;the t inscriptions "ricttie," ana-
f'From M. K. on her 13th' birthday. were
fit the;Mar8haVs office awaiting claimants,
hayiugibeeu found Jn ? tbe possession of
ome thief a year or so ago.saidt thief being
low in the penitentiary. Yesterday moru.
rig a gentleman, giving his name. as Capt.
T. Jones, the owner of the golden badge,'
made his appearance at tbe City Hir,'gav
An accurate description of the article, and.
claimed.it as hif own, fltatiug ?tbat be lost
t or had it stolen from him' about fifteen
ears .Wo.' j seemed, to prize it : very
ighly, 5and was :eyidently tejoiced at iia.
ecdvery after so-long a time. Singularly
(UOUgh,' 5 the 'Marshal, the same 'morning,
received a letter from alady residing ( in
the interior oftilafl3achusetts,who claims to
be the Owner of the doily 6r riapkin-ing.
In her letter the describes the article with
Very .-great , minuteness and ' accuracy,
even" executinff 4 a drawing of the valued
keepsake', which shesaid was givenf io,her,
uy an esieemeu.iiivuu wu ui-iutu uumuaj,
and which she lost " while on a Visit lb this
City two or three years ago.;-V
' We now learn that tha -.articles j were
found buried, with a -number of lother
pieces of jewelry and valuables' in1 a" 'cer
tain yard Jinv " Paddy's1 Hollow," where
they bad been left by' the thief who' stole
them, anttWUQ was aiierwarus ineu, cou
ylcted and gent to the, penitentiary for? lar-
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AUGUST 111876. ' i
ceny TLs ring referred to is supposed, ,td
have bee a Einong . a number , of . articles
stolen at the time the Mission House, "cor?
Tier of Seventh and Nun streets, was broken f
"bpcu and robbed some two years agb;-$.. j
nTbe iarlicleSi Willxibe. returced to tiei
Accident ou ' the Carolina -central
r -k XSallwayr-f A .T'efp.1 Fall.-1 n-f One
Plan Killed and Three or Four
W .i . jM jfl . . :5 '.' t .i 'l
We iearh tfiat twenty-seven bents' of the
trestle oyer Hood's Creek,-abouV wplvei
miles from tb is city, pa t he jjaJoiiha; Ce n -j
tral Railway, fell in yesterday,1, about 2
o'clock- killing? ?one'f colored mantJ and!
wounding three or Vour;! btherl whowefe;
engaged in working . on the trestle at the
time. One of the wounded, . we .under?
stand, is badly hurt. We have not ; ascer-:
tained the name - of the' man who 'was
In consequence of ibis accident it will hej
three or four days before the trains can be
run over the trestle as it wiiUake that
long to put it Ih proper ;r-ebfiditipaV'C the
meaniime theJight-traiU "wli be jdiscon j
tinuedy and the mail and express trains whT
leave Wilmington daily (SuDday excepted)'
at S.SO'A. M. 1 and' anije , here at 11.30 P.j
M., passengers, - mail, . &c,i ; being trans-
erredpA; train; wentupUast evenmg to;
meet the dbwtf passenger ' train at the scene,
of foe;acciaenL -
r. wuh uuiicc ,jiu ue given wuen 4uc sigut
trains are -toberesumedvyrr.itf MlWi-i
Too CoinpertlUve' Examination! C-
& Tbp competitive examination of ' appli
cants for the cadetship in the Naval Acade-;
mv at,!Aunapou8fr -neia r attue request oi
Hon .:A.:M. Waddell; took-place at the U.
S. Court room? 'yesterday .commencing at
11 o'clock, he committee selected ,by t
Col Waddell to, conduct the examination
were Messrs. A! R Black, DuBrutzCutlar, j
and R. Ki Bryan, but only the two latter
geutiemeu were present. vThe, applicants
were ward A. Anderson,.. Charles ,IL
Bordeni and Don. McRae,of W ilmington ;
Wmi tL Allenbf IKinahsvtlle and: John
B. , Broadfoot, of Fayetteville. : The 'ex
aminations were . in the j usual English
branches ' of "reading, writing, spelling,
arithmetic and grammar, eexamja
tibrt , was"concludedf yesterday afteropoh,
but the announcement of the award; has
not yet been made,: as a portion' of the iex-
aminations were in wriJLing, and will have
to be compared peforea decision can be
"arrived..at;. SA'jat:ivTf k uiM't tfrhgib$t..
Supreme , Court Caae, of jramea llea-
LHaving beard .. that the Case of .the State
VS. James Heatoff, -charged' with' staying
an election in the city pt Witoingtdn, had I
peen pontinueu ; Dy tne; cupreme vourt; we
made some inquiries in Tegard to the facts
last term of the Superior Court for Colum
bus county,' when ' he was convicted and
sentenced by His lionori A A. McKoy, to
three monlh&V imprisonment and to pay a
fine of 4ttf8.rom?thls"dccts1wS'nlico
an appeal to the. Supreme, ourt,, and :tbq
case,; which was to have been heard at the
present, oV June terrn has beea continued
by:ud' Cp.totilth5Janua 1377
Th e Io ple'a .Ticket ;
1 The foUbwing ticket, composed of Demo-v
I. crats and. RcpubHcans,vwas vbapded to U3
r f or publication yesterday,- by a promment
i memoer or lue latter party, wun tue inioi-
uauua. unit i vuuiu we ttupinji ici. u j puiti,jf.
ol his party! ;enator--D, i J.' Devanef
House "of Representatives-Siias '.f Mar--
J i'oii tV.'-.y2: -iI.V ri.L J lil'li ' vi;iil,a
Joseph R- Sampson ; Sheriff Owen : Bar
ney TfeasurerOwen Fennell; Coroner
ET D.; " Hewlett; r Suryeydr-- B.Lynn
County Commissioners ii.: Worth, , L..
A Hart,-.Edward Kidder, Alfred llargrave,
Henry Davis, of Federal Point , This is
termed the Peoples ticket, without " regard;
iTJilSyenlnst KcTleiv. 'yi : i; i'
la .Wednesday's issue , of j the J&cening
Review. -v of this cily, i Mr.' J osh Ti James,:
who has beerif editdr?audbne of ihe propri-
etors Of thej paper since; its.cpmmencement,;
announces his withdrawal and bids f are-
well to his readers la vajB
and in the: same .issue! 'Mir.' C.fi Price an
nounces that he has assumed entire coatrol
of the paperj Mr. James ' has f our 'best
wishes i ri , h is retirement,'., which we . mast,
bel ieve will; be i but temporary, from i the
raWki of a"nrif esslba to which he has" be
come so thoroughly attached, and AirriTice
our cordtanfooavlll in lus assumption ot
the entire management and control -or tbe
Personal knd Pollilt.l. ' 1 ' ' ; 5
1 Tiie Gold8boro'Jtf!?ssefl,er has the follow--
lngf "It anordS us pleasure to learn tnai
our towosmatr. A;':! J.T Galloway; Esq.;'h'as
received a private letter frbm' Hon George
Davfs; of Wilmington',vannduncinglthat he
accepts the invitation1 offered him by ; Mr. '
Galloway and wirf address lhe1 citizens sof
Wayne and surrounding cduntry'iu Gdlds-'i
boro at 1 soma lime1 dn' September; on the
poliiical issues of the iiay.i Timely notice
jwlll ''be given,' and we promise' 'our disti n-'- 3
'guislied friend bne" of ' the'la'i fesi ; gather-1.
iogs ever assenihled in' Goldsboro." .
j - .,.(. ' ' , .-. ' ' v - '
Tle La Fajetie E.l&b( Infantry."
We learn that another grand ball was ex
pected to- take place-at Smith ville, last
l. .. i.-i:i...:,i....,T.,-i;:.,".;T!:i.i'T::
Dlglli, 111 UUUUt ui tue am x" ujrevus aj'&ui iu-
f an try Company The ; Cornet Concert
Club went down-on tbe steamer Dixie, yes
terday afternoon, to participate and. assist
in the festive" ceremonies. k ; A portiba, of
the Company are on a visit to the ; Sounds,
enjoying themselves for a briefjseason there.
aii nisut. ! - -v ' "
I We are requested to state that the trestle
over Hood's creek,' on. , the Carolina Cen
tral Railway,'; which recently tell in, will
he all riwht bvMondiV -7rl thn evening
I trains will he resumed ou that day.. I V.
; ' V'NO
As previously, announced, the two Rifia
Teams of tSe'Shopting Club met" at the
Athletic Club grounds yesterday fterhboq
!at3J o'clock, c It was JdecidediW haye a
k match for icursmajlj pri?est andithetwp
teams , consolidated, for the jOccasion,..,the
distance for firing being fixed at 200 yards
We give the result as follows: -i" tl " !
Distance SOO vds.
0 . 3j
JS. JLU1T..T. . ... .!. .
J. P. Woody,...
J ohn M. C'azaax.
L. H. P. Crown,
isaac Kates, ;;..---r
Average ef totals, 3T-9." i
; - It will be, seen that -M,r,j WH.;Bernard
won the ' first ?prize avmgscored42j
Messrs. E.' Lilly add J.Di Woody tied, and:
Sa shooting off Mr: : Lilly " won the ! second.
3 M'c.qazuxif -ieLpt '"elf f oh:f prjze Mr.?
.Wnii, 'Fyfe,3whp Ued hih aggrete?
score, having made anioutervr 1
I V A committee on prizes' for future compe-l
uttuus was uppumieu, cunyng tji lessis
R,Lilly,! W.; F.; Hargrave and ; Wi R. Kc
New Ilauover Co a n't y
; Below We givp a:statement of the taxa-
bles of Jthe dunfy, Tor the year 1876is:
,-. - '
;compileUif rptheibdoks inaibf Sfiierilf s
office, together. , with the valuation- xpf the
same,, delinquents, '&c-i. which will doubt
less prove," of interest to'many of bur read
; : Wilmington ToioiMipJ-WhiteitpbIlsil;8S9;
colored l,25i.t;Valuafion j) of i jown;iot3
$3t75Z,i)nl 2Mmsm.mv 85 jriujes,
$2,595; 18 goals, ,f,12.7: 1,07 cattle, 2,080;63
hogs, $280; 21 sheep, $42; value of farming :
utensils,' hbuhbldyand kitchen' furniture, ?
wearingapparei, li9I,293rluwney fon
hand Or on deposit, $33,330; solvent credits,
&C.4 $22687; stocks ia National, State and
private banks. Jpr j jobtr stdcktepmpaniesj
$270,102 ; all bther personal property, $637,-
4ou. xoiaj, o,id,iu. xncome, f4a,7aa.
lored, 84; number Of acres bf landv i 31,7531,
valued at $172,620;; 5h horses $3)655; 51
Rule's, $3705; 23 goats 25i30i;catae;
865; 830 hogs, $1,461; 190aheep $2U; yi4-
ue; of farming utensils, household and
kitchen fdrntarc.4 $3j&''mbney;': on
&a $5;570;f all -other' personal Tprbperty,
.i garneti frwnship.Fhto ppUsJ pi' co
lored, J29 riumber.of acres otjandj 27,039;
value CI land, $129,642; 94 horses $5,325
63 muleslp;'6ig ;batli'044
hogs,4 $1,0951 3'sheep$36Vfarrning uten
sils,' household add kitchen furniture, wear
ing apparel &c; $4,180; money on. hand Of
on 'deposit, 100: solvent crepts j6,070;
stocks in Kational, State and private banks
auu oiuer lucurpuruiuu companies,
aH other personal properly $3,414--. Tofalj
h Mv9ovbor9 2ptPs-White?' pollss 62
colored lytNuraperidl acwflaDg,
9; valuatibn $52,75; 37 lioss2ili0j
30 mules, $i,770; 20 'gbat $26; 427 cattle
$2,293,i;459hdgs1 $606) l'iiheep3$17j
farming : utensilsj ; household 'and J kitchen
furniture,- wearing apparelj i&c;', $4,-292'
money $1,438 , solvent . credits! $lil75;;all
other personal property, $1,804. . jolal,
$07,306. Income $294. , , " t . "
24; colored umberbfacres1 lahd,: 13,j
844;aluatidri$35,99Sr; 28 orsekf i;840
1 8 mules : $540; 445 caUle, J$285; p61:h0ga;
; $372v52sheep$162jrt a
( household and kitchea furniture,.iwearing
apparel, $i.( money on nana $u
all' other petspnalfopeM
i$48i829.n f 't" li'-i- -l ' I
I uraTitt-aws i,uoo wuue pons, 'i,oxocui
I or6d polls 88,545 acres of land ;; valuation
$391,032; valuatien off Town lots, $3,753
'917; 456 horses,; $34,455; 187 mules, $11,-
;800;'01"goats, $178;l2,009 cattleV f 14,090;
2,757hbgs38;023; sheep, $368;duse:
iHnlff nirifl Vhoht-rt ffirntlnrt? 'faftTitnfir'iutfih-
Uils, wearing apparel, &c, $203,290; mohey
!ou hand! d on , 'deposi t,f o $36968 ;( solvent!
tana 1O.Jn.lp-a in Viinniil : CtatiL
ticuua, .iou, iu stuyAf lJi-.J.v,l" :.f ir7.
(Total income, $43i08Qif t?Ky. -wl ::Ju-.t
I , raa.--State, , $25,259 ;85g cpuatyf $31,-;
97, 73. V:Total, $53,857 58.
total teUnnienU.SU white polls, 746
oldred polls? acres of 1andC35vaiua-'
kion!? $24,470f wn;ridts
muler$00;f T6tal vaiuationi $123;276ii SUie
tax, $3.52S 85.'-': County: tax. .$3.500. 70.J
The Poor Ilbuke.'
I "The committee on' the Poor House, ycon
..' '!-. t. ',. .! !TT .5.. it! L. ' i'i' T-.!.'
sisung oraiessis; vanAmnnge auu sjuvib,
jvisited ihaV4hstilutlbn Triday:'rTbeir 're-
Ipori, which will .be laid ,hefo re ihe -Board i
jofj County j Commissioners,. Js, as follows.:'
Ia the .insane-; department they ?found 17,
jpatienlsl'j Of; these' 5 were 'white ,and 12
colored ; 2 white females and' 8 colored fe
nale8;3 white males and 4 colored males,
lathe hospital department there are ll;pa
Itients: of which S are white and' 8 colored;
b.white females and 1 male; 1 colored, fe-,
analeandj males.,;; Jo the poor department,
there are. 10 parishioners, or which 4 are
while and 6 colored;- 3 white females' and
1 'male; V colored female. and 5 males.
.Total inmates, 33.f ilt.- .hIh 3)m-
f W e exammed, yesterday, a, ca
riosity in the shape of a' triplet of apples,
being three apples joined solidly together
after the manner of the Siamese twins and
attached to one sem, "the formation being
somewhat in the shape of a star .with three
joints. They might prove a fruitful theme
for the consideration of a naturalist. The
apples were grown in the orchard of Hr.
I Jhn C Henry, of Brunswick county. l' '
UUU private uauas uuu yiiix t luuviyiaitvA
IprbperiK ?:f 645' 4dolf tblaVlf 5;604;56lf
:ir--Star: Cc:.c'l:"r:J.V ... :
OxFcrD, lTV'C.r A;'". 4.
;K early all cf nLa' Oiio: 1 i !tcrs
to Bdffalb 1 S priri c3:;liavQrets. r n ed.
There.were f otir deaths by lib t
ing; in-Grariville last week two
hite'orrien xndtwp,n?3rces.i V
Ve have hadaUerly frequent and
abundant rainf, but they are too late
to benefit the corn in some section.. .
I vas jrjttbBi50unlry. Jisti Jt,eek; .? and
was -surprised to find that the drought
had been so protracted in some sec-
tiops; vj vras op the plautatibn of one
jgenUeman wbo tad had' but one rain
cprnerof V-ake,farmers are cuttinjr
down their corn to save as dry food
for stp'ck."; ::s-? -
tists held their annual -feet-washincr '
in the Dutch ville section of this couu
ty Jmmensa crowds attended. ;
S Ilev.r. Lassitery ;to whom I re
ferred in rny last has conducted the
services seyeral times in the Episco
pat-vn.urpuy Mist senaonaxare.. well
written, 'the work of a cultivated and
scholarly mind. lie- is no bratpr,"
reads - very closely and is not incisive.
There are fifty-eight while ehurches
churches aTe numerous, but I cannot
estim atHthet33vrThewhiter-ch urches .
stands -Methodist EDiseorial .sixteen t .
Mettibdfst Prbtestantsix r-Missiondry
A-awiou cigutccu j a. limiiive uapiisw
two; Presbyterian seven; Episcopal
five; Independent, one; Kelly itca one.
Ia not' Granville 'lhe bArmer cbunty
in religious facilities in. thp State? I -believe
so. I get these figures! from
Mr. Kingsburyts, historical address, '
which , will ,be published v in r few
would make a duodecimo volume of
probably two hundred pages.1 :
The ., Spewmarrows Agricultural '
Club, com posed of x members , iying
in 5theBr6wtovilie f audS; Sassafras
Fork sections, is. a capital body, and
contains many intelligent and edu
cated gentlemen.. The, health of our.
town is good, but .there ( is t sickness
in: 'the ' country rdrpundandsbhie -deaths
have occurred. . ; .
Business is fair, considering the 1
prostration of the country. As there
is but very, little tobacco growing in
this gredtesl, ?of ?all- ibbacce' counties
in the Union, money wjll be . dread
fully scarce ' all next .year in; there,
parts of Gov. Brpgden's dominions.
The orphans need the help of the
peopleUpf rthvSl.ate!at?ilarge:h?Mr. -Mills
is doing a great work; and his
hands shonldrbbpheld . , .
Neither;;.of ;thepplitipa)l parties
have nominated as y et t:5 1 1 'tB j
Noser of ; this district, is counting
high on 700 "majority : in 1 Granville.
It will beomiyIeitan
I879 beforthe QelsAU Ul will-bo
too late to seryp Jiis purpose then, for
Tilden k yvilpe, President andihe ' .
Koscli-'retire ttterttibdicis itv
ruplion enough' among ihe Itadical
officials of this county - to lcat any
decent f maiThp l3erbocrat8 l.cni
are not organized. Indeed, then. is -
but littleUrganS;atibn ia! thei Suit 6.
I hope some., of oar. clubs will in
vite Judge Merrimon to make one of
his great politicarspeeches in Gran
ville,?Buch asKhe madeint ii872, re
plete ytb aramenUndct ytr
In two or rthree weeics you may
Mr. and Mrs. .Jfort and two"
children were ihrbwh" from a buggy -last .
bundayi near prestyllle i.iney weTekon -theu
way to church. Mrs. Fort was seri
ously, and, it may be; .fatally injured. At
last accounts she was in a critical condi
tion," The rest escaped unhurt '
e The;i(ffltiiiaUlffitoort a reli
gious paper, 'devoted o ew Testamen t '
Christianity ,h is - printed under 1 contract
from the Goldsboro !2menger press. ? Hev.
J. J. Harper, of Smithfleld, is the editor .
and proprietor, andMra Sallie R. Dixon,
of Snow Hill, has-: charge of, the. Sister's
and Children's department., t - - : .. '
ored man, Calvin Barnhardt, was drowned
in the river at Bost's Mill,' in jLhis? county,
one. day last week. He was swimming : .
across the streamy and when near the mid-
die his Strength ave out; he called .to his
companion that he -was sinking, but' they
thought that he was joking, as be was ,
known to be a good ' swimmer, and let him '
sink. imi ii,i.-:r
that an involuntary" 'suicide took place .in
1 Alamance county,' last week, under the f ol- r
'lowing circumstances: ;A Dr.. , Uooperi . a
! dentist, living in the northern part bf. the
jcouutyfiWent to1 ihebreakfasti4ai"le!.pro ' .
iwrenjo.j pPis'p hi jWife. for what reasons-
we uavo not learnedr ' They .Were 'i eaird
:alone! at me iaDiev-r.a.Iier ponnng oun mc
'coffee Mrs. Hooier was dispatched out of, :
the room on some preiexr, anu iu uer ao
sence iher husband pOUred iBto-,lier:;Bp a.
deadly mixture. ,Sfie returned, and it bap
Dened that th Doctor himself wa3 'called
- from the 'roomVybr a moment In Jiii. ab-'.
sence a.fly fell into, his cup, and Mrs. Iipop-er.'wife-like,
exebaoged cups. ' The DocttHV
reiuroeu auu urauik. uis wucc aimuot muiic.
bad giving the fiedsoa'jor lt,Twhen ' he' ex-,
r.l1iinied."'Then" I am a dead man."' and in
la few minutes Was a corpse.' ,TLi "we learn s
from, a gentleman '.who. has just relumed .
irom: a visifc to uranam.; ivuj .
--j Mbrgahton Blade ii HxiL Rpfaey, i
this, county; bad a child five or six yeais
. that had been sick With sore throat for
several weeks and one? day last week it-
seemed to die. ; It bad no pulse ' so far as .
persona present could' discover.'- It 1 was- .
laid out for dead and a coffin made Tbe f ;
persons setting up with the corpse grew
sleepy and were nodding, whuu suddenly
the child threw' aside its grave clothes,1 got ."
up from the table , where it t:d teea laid, ;
and went tp' the cup-board' and ct Scne- ;
thing to eat..1' As soon as it saw that some
one was awake, it called loudly for milk.
Such' was the - superstition I that ', no one
would, for some time, touch or go nesr the
child The mothsr caxne iri acd after tc.ua
hesitancy. caught her hand, ard it'3 e!cc-.
tricity seemed to restore her courses and
convince! her that it we.3 no ghcctTr ELc '
got the nHk.for tha ".i ; Aft?r cit'r- ,
it was placed in . bed. It :sn3 tlatt'is
sudden eliibitica of x.rczr.h vr3 a ':;k:
of tatur-.fer, is fpur hours aftsr.tlscliU
"I died, indeed, ,' , . '
iswaubw.'IIe aFbnc? detected the' singnlur'.
iiasle oYlhe bevei-age; and 'asked his wife ifj.
Ishe bad'ebahgedcups." She replied that site..