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A. 1J. Gillespie was ? before th4
Sixth Dist rict ' In vestigating Cora--mittec.
,The Dispatch's letter from"
Washington: says of him:
'Tie refused to answer, on the ground
that if did so he wonld criminate himself.
The committee "will meet again Saturday.
when it is claimed most damaging testimo
ny "will be elicited. A : ) :
Da. W. G. Budington, surgeon of
the steamship Colon, contradicts
flatly" the .testimony of Howry as to
the, conduct of -.Mrs.; Christiancy. in
her trip- to . Aspinwalh He says she
behaved like af lady and was ; not un
favorably remarkeu upon, , as is
asserted, -Somebody is falsifying the
record. - Geo. C. Haight alsa praises
her bearing, t ' " , ;
-The Washington- JPost satisfies it
self that the next iHouse will give
the Democrats 21 .majority the
same as claimed by the Philadelphia
JPress and N. Y. Times for the Re-
onuhcans. ,1 hey - alt know as
much about the elections to come off
as Vennor . does about . the, weather
" for. next Christmas." It is all guessing.
Most of the Southern Democratic papers
that have come to band approve the make
up of the Tariff Commission. r Baltimore
" ;: We" have a pretty "large exchange
and wchavcj not seen anyi indorse
ment of the Arthur appointments
among Southern Democratic papers,
- with one New Orleans exception. To
the contrarv - they iW denounce' it
The Charlotte Observer; in its ac
- - . . i . .
count of the- killing or .the: negro
child, an account of which we pub
lished,who was-cutiia two by a tram,
gives this as from ihe engineer:'
"A shudder ran through the engineer
when he picked up the head 'and lody of
the child 'and the sensations he experienced
-when it broke into a crv were indescribable,
He hastily laid it upon the ground, when it
uttered the mbst agonizing screams for full
two minutes, before it gave a easp and died.
It was a stranze experience to hear a ;dis-"
membered body crying, and was well calcu
lated to make the witnesses shudder. . .
Mr. J. A; Long was nominated by
mongrels at Raleigh but he" is but in
a card declining
any . such .very pe-
culiar honor as the . nomuiation mi
plied. He I Bays in Raleigh iVetc-
"I had never a thought of . such a thing,,
nor had any 0ne directly or indirectly men
tioned or hinted it to! me, and since it was
made I have Respectfully declined to accept
the nomination. II do not'pr&pose to board
the vessel of the enemy in order to try to
scuttle my own ship.! I do propose to stay
on board and help beat back the assaults of
the enemy, and if the .ship goes flown, i
propose to go down with the ship.
Well done Mr. Long. He: is not
to be bought with an olfice.
There is a project on foot to erect
a monument at! Charlotte , to the
memory oft the Mecklenburg patriots
of 1775. Senator Bayard has written
a letter td Col. Wharton ;J. Green,
..in which he says : , - ' " V
"Will it not be possible to have a strong;
impressive monumental .column raised at
Charlotte totthe memories of the'signors T
: "ThfrLioh of Luzerne,. by i Thorwaldsen;
is the most admirable type of such com
memoration; and it dignities immensely the
ninety-odd Swiss, who were only military
police at the "palace of Versailles, serving
for monev onlv in ;a toreiffn country, out
who fell at their posts ! r
"We may not ' perhaps expect such - a
. work of genins just now at Charlotte, but
something (should t be done' to mark the
place, arrest the imagination and enforce
. ihe memory.- 1 ' . " - '
"Shallit not bo ?" f.
r The Si'ae seconds the movement
"heartily '' If North! Carolina i had
ever erected monuments; to her sons
: we-would! have hopes of success.' No
fStatue has been erected to any of her
illustrious men,' and but one monu
ment, we believe, and that recently.
We refer to the Kinston monument
" in memory of Governor Caswell. A
splendid work ! of art ought to be
erected to commemorate the patri
otism and devotion of the men of
Mecklenburg. ' ' : . -
-RADICAL ' EXTRAVAGANCE i IN t
. COUNTY AFFAIRS. ,
Let us turn again to Halifax coun
ty, and. the report of: the . Conigland
committee upon county finances. . i he
next thing they call attention ' to is
the rascality of the Board in the mat-
.ter of. interest on county : bonds. It
had been -decided that the county
-debts bore - interest only on demand
and at 6 per jent. But the Halifax
Board contracted at 8 per .cent. : The
I feport says: I 1 : - - -
and were a favorite investment with countv
ofneers, and on the levy of 1875 the sheriff,
wno was a special, pet or the. .Board, paid
almost all the county tax that he did pay
in mem.- v.
We come now to 7 examine n few
points presented ik . report that
concerns a Very richsention bf the
State. It will -. bo. remembered . that
in 1876 the Democrats .swept the
State! under Vance's ."splendid leader
ship. But still twenty-three couu
ties remained under negro control.
The report says: - - t
"They contained, in 1870; three tenths of
the population of the State, . and paid in
1879 two fifths of all the taxes collected by
the state. . Their condition m 1878 was
desperate.. . They -were taxed "to death;
they were deeply in debt; they .had almost
"gone to the dogs, a or county purposes
alone they paid in 1874, $419,220.83; in
1875, $388,358. 48j in 1876, $404,500.77." 4
Before doing anything else read
over that paragraph carefully again.
Here arc only twenty-three negro
ridden counties in 1879 three years
ago paying- actually -t, two dollars
in every five of the whole : taxes of
the State. -Remember; there are. 96
counties. Less than one fourth of the
96 paid two-fifths of the whole, -The
Conigland report shows that these
twenty-three counties paid, under
Radical rule Radical j extravagance,
Radical plundering, in- three years
one million two I hundred and
twelve thousand and seventy dollars.
This would . bave run the entire
State Government before the war
nearly or quite, an entire decade.1" ;
The Stab, was right when it told
its readers that the taxpayers were
much more concerned, as far as their
pockets rwere involved, in , having
honest, economical .county; govern
ment' than they were in having the
State 'government -honest and eco
nomical. It is county expenses that
burden and oppress under profligate
The Conigland report refers to the
changes wrought in favor of the tax
payers by the change to the present
system that the Radicals are clamor
ing to get rid of. They are demand
mg a . return to the very system by
which .these . twenty-three counties
were plundered, and m three years
only were made to pay $1,212,090.07
taxes rneariy; a million, and a - quar-'
ter dollars ; of taxes for county pur
poses alone. Remember these start
ling facts and figures, ye taxpayers.
We quote from the report: -; f ;
'.'The system of countv government was
changed,decent men were made magistrates,
tax-payers became tax-levyers.1 The result
is, that these counties are once more pros
perous, their debts paid off or in process of
: . 1 . . : . .
payment, anu xneir taxes immensely, re
duced at the same time. We annex the list
of counties ief erred to, and the amount of
county tax paid by each in 1876 the . last
year of the i old system, and in 1879,. .the
last year of, the new. The tax returnsfor;
187o are taken irom liadical Auditor lieilly s
report, and those for 1879 from, the report
made by Auditor .Love, as follows:. ; ;
Bertiev. I..... $12,124 68
Bladen..! 3,195 27
Brunswick.;..;; 14,897 81
$ 6,290 59
i 6.755 60
Chowan . . . 6,332 50
Craven........ 36,412 83
... 16,070 23
29,893 52 "
-Edgecombe. . .
Franklin i i . . ;
19,099 98 -10,736
' 6,812 16
12,750 10 .
16,392 69 7
; 12.826 05
. 14,436 08
v 4,942 04
Granville. . . ...
Greene. ..,.;. .-.
Hertford . . ; . .
. 7,682 34
. 7,732 53
. 7,356 65
- 7,770 99
Jones . ..... .
, 41,160 90
, 5,639 89
J 41.785 72
.2 934 88
.-. . $404,500 77 $303,049 93
Over $ioo,000 difference in the ex
penditures under the two systems in
ono vear m less than one fourth of
the ' counties in the State, and in
favor of t7ie peoples By the change
in ten years in twenty-three counties
at least, one million dollars, can be
saved to the ' tax-uavers. ! 1 hmk on
Cotton Receipt. :'
-The receipts of cotton :, during- the past
nrmlr footed lm 219 bales, aa azainst 142
bales for the same period last year. ". ,
- The receipts for the crop year up to yes
terday foot up v 135,861 bales, ; as against
117,895 bales for the cropear up to June
29th last year, showing an increase In favor
of 1882 of 18,473 bales, , "
" We re glad to learn that Miss
Mary Lewis is not deadr hut improving.
DEMOCRA TIC - EXEC UTl TTE
t COMMITTEE. r ' ' . j
ITIeetins; of .the ' ConntT--Bemocratlo
of F, JO. Darby,'. Ei-Hli .ResIgniH
tion Accepted. r -
At anadjourned meeting of the-.&mnty
Democratic Executive" Committee, heldyest
terday evening," Chairman F. Darby
tendered his resignation, which was in terms
as follows ;, t k ' . z. ' . '' !
Gentlemen of ihe Democratic County Execu
tive Uommutee of JSew Hanover Vounty:
It is especially due to you my friends and
associates on this committee, with whom I
have been, .with 'great pleasure to myself,
and I am sure with entire confidence and
frankness on the part of us all, associated in
official position in the Democratic party,
that whatever action I should take, or reply
I .should make personally; in regard to the
rumored nomination oj inyseir (for"? x .nave
received nothing official or authoritative)
for the position of-Judge of - this Judicial
Uistrictj. should first pe made to you.- , I his
I conceive aa a matter, of propriety - is due
to you, and this I mustepnfess Xcheerf ully
and wuungiy conceae; - eveff tnose wno
have been the opponents of -our. committee
in the Democratic party, must acknowledge
that we have been faithful, energetic- and
aggressive, and, have striven by every
means in our power, ; consistent with the
laws of our country, and with the personal
integrity of each oius, to advance the out
posts of our party as far as possible in the
enemy's lines, never, allowing, ourselves to
compromise or pesmirk Democratic prin
ciples by the employment of any means for.
.their ; advancement - which would iiot- be
proper when applied for the advancement
of our personal ends with our fellow men.
.All the .more reason, therefore, why:, frank
ness should characterize this communica
tion in order that the honorable record our
committee has ( made, as well as that the
high personal and political integrity, of the
gentlemen, as a jresult of whose canvass we
were placed m our present position, snouid
not be questioned even by inference either
by my silence or my want of frankness, in
this matter. I .
First, then, utterly to my surprise, I was
some days ago informed by a gentleman, a
friend of mine, that I was about to be no
minated by the Liberal Convention a their
candidate for Judge of this Judicial Dis
trict. I promptly authorized the Stab and
liexiew to say that I would not accept the
nomination. , . Since then I have been relia
bly informed that that nomination has been
indorsed by the Republican State Conven
tion, and that I a resolution was thereby
adopted endorsing me as a life-long Demo
crat, requiring jj no sacrifice of my " well-
known Democratic pnnciples, but reciting
that the position of Judge being entirely
non-nartizan. thev had confidence in my
fairness and ability, believing that if elect
ed I would be a Judge without regard to
party. , Certainly not - even the most cap
tious could say , tnat i nave saia or aone
anything that bears the faintest impress of
compromising or giving up any principle
in any connection I have with this matter.
In answer, therefore, to the question, as to
whether or not I would serve in. such po
sition, if elected,! I answer unhesitatingly
that,- if elected on such a platform, my de
termination, (the result of my own delibe
rate conviction, unchanged and unchange
able), is that I will take the , oath oi office,
and serve to the . best of my ability, with
many misgivings: as to my capability aud
experience for filling the high and honora-.
ble office, but with absolutely no hesitation
as to it bemsr mv dutv to serve as a Juage
above and irrespective of party, and I
would sooner be defeated than say that I
would not run if elected under such cir
cumstances. -It would not be creditable to
anv member of a community or State, in
my opinion, where the bbhgationto per
form a public duty is a part of the alle
giance that the citizen owes to . tne govern
ment, when a call to perform a public duty
1 1 A 1
is made, unsolicited- ana unsougut, ami
comes, if it should come, without1 the
slightest compromise of honor or principle,
to say in. advance that he would not per
form such rmblic dntv. s
Again, if 1 am correctly lniormea. xne
platform of the convention above referred
to lava down tnis clause "a iree oauoiana
a fair count" as one of its principles, j I
certainly should be derelict to all the ideas
I have heretofore entertained or expect to
entertain of popular government, if I should
hesitate to say I am in complete accord
with that principle. The right of suffrage
is a : fundamental and necessary principle
of our government. It has been purchased
at the cost of millions of money and of the
blood of the fathers of the Republic, and
has been ' a ; Democratic- pnnciple. The
right of suffrage,; unless free,: with a count
f unquestioned Sntegrity,is simply a direct
contravention ana aeaiai oi a mnuameuuu
principle. To make a popular government
the ballot must pe tree ana tne count iair;
otherwise the government which is the re
sult of that ballot' will be the government
of force and fraud.
. Again,' another principle of the platform
is opposition to the county government.
T am and have been, as 1 is , by many well
known, opposed, to county government: ilt
is in direct and positive - contravention
of a cardinal principle of popular govern
ment: that is f local self eovernment,'
which has always been one of the leading
principles of "the 'Democratic party. To
tak the election of county officials away
from the people;: and put it in the hands of
the Legislature lis ? consulting expediency,
not beine euided bv principlclSuch action
on the part of our party justifies the other
extreme by the other partywhen in power,
which will end in a surrender of principle
on both sides, and . cause expediency to be
taken altogether; as a gmde, eventually leaa
insr oDDosine factions to break down prin
ciples that are the bulwarks of liberty, and
bringing us gradually to the disruption of
nodular crovemment. . There, seems to me
no difference in principle .-.between knock
ing a manriu the head because he can't be
controlled and annihilatineaTnajority be
cause it can't be! controlled. , There may be
abuses under the old. system that do not
exist under the 5 county . government, but
that is no reason why a grand principle
should be surrendered.
"Then, gentlemen, to put this matter en
tirely at rest,', reiterating my allegiance to
the general Democratic pnnciples, 1 consid
er it my duty, holding-the views that I do.
the result of deli Derate renecnon ana oi my
ideas of the eeneral ; principles of popular
crovernment. to say that,: while accepting no
nomination, if I am elected, and " so far as
this determination is concerned I care not
whether I am ot not, that I will serve to the
hest of mv abilitv. I will ask that my re
signation as Chairman and member of this
Committee be accepted. . . . " - .
Respectf ullv. with kind regards to each
of you individually and collectively,' : ;
. F. H. Dabby.
' On nlotion the resignation of Mr. Darby
was unanimously accepted. -
The Committee then arranged a call for a
Democratic County Convention, which will
he found eisewnere.
WILMINGTON, N. C, FRIDAY, JUNE. 23, 1882.
Mr. Darby's Nomination.
The ... Observer has stated upon the au
thority of the Wilmington Stab, that Mr.
Frank Darby, of the Cape .Fear District
had declined to. accept the nomination as
candidate for Judge, tendered him by the
anti-prohibition convention, and" we now
state upon the authority of Mr. Thomas P.
Devereux, of Raleigh, that Mr. Darby has
not declined. ipi. w m. Johnston yester
day received this - dispatch, which he re
quests us to publish:
Raleigh N. d June 13th. 1882. :
CM. Wm. Johnston, Charlotte,' N.- O.. m '
Darby does not. decuneour nomination
for Judge. - . - ' t
. -'I i . THOMAS Jf. DEVEttEUX.'
It is to be remarked that so far "nothing
has been said by Mr. Darby himself. - How
is iti DTanfer -Unarlom uoserver oftie 11th.
The Stab :aid in its . issue of the 9th
inst: . t . r
We are glad to 'announce, by authority,
that Mr. Frank H. Darby will not accept
the - nomination " for Judge of the Fourth
Judicial District '.tendered him by the' Cda
liuon uonTenuon at4-Kaieign. - we nave
never "for ya 4 moment"- doubted Ibat this
would .be Mr. Darby's' conclusion:
Mr. Darby ,: authorized this statement at
that time and being interrogated yesterday
repeated it, and added that" neither would
he Accept the ' Republican
endorsement.' - - , - -
Fire In tne Country, : ' '."' 7
Mr. JohuvD. Mints,- living in polumbus
county , about three miles from Brinkley's
Depots had the misfortune to lose his kitch
en and smoke house by fire yesterday morn
ing. -Mr, Mints awoke : between the hours -
of 1 and 2 o'clock and discovered them
in a light biaze. In addition , to the build
ings, ; Mr. M. ; lost 'all his provisions and
kitchen furniture, not having so much as a
pound of . the former left, or anything to
cook it in or cat it on. In the early part of
the night he had taken a lot of honey and
that was also lost. .Mr. Wm; . Mints, his
brother, living 'In this city, also had about
$25 worth of furniture in the kitchen -that
was destroyed. There , was no .insurance
on the property burned, which was valued
at abo'ur $200. " ;
About to Flgnt a Duel.
The Greensboro Patriot has, under the
above head, the following' blood-curdling
item of. some interest to people hereabouts:
"Passengers on the -: Charlotte train I this.
morning broughtrumors of an expected
hostile meeting between Jones, of the Char
lotte Observeri and W. P. Canaday, of the
Wilmington Post. Jones is the challengin
party. The casus beUi is an editorial in the
Post charging Jones with being 4a liar, a
thief and a coward.' We are reluctant' to
believe that any gore will be shed though
both combatants have brilliant fighting re
cords. : Jdhes has ; been blown up on a
steamboatL slung-shotted, shot at, caned,
bludgeoned, "-. clubbed . and mauled and is
still a finej specimen of physical manhood.
Foreign Shipments, i '.--i ' f-'s
', The following comprise the foreign ship
ments from this port yesterday:, , The Nor
wegian barque JEolus, Capt. Krogh, for
Antwerp, by Messrs. Paterson, Downing &
Co.y with 750 casks of spirits- turpentine,
and 1,800 barrels' of rosin, valued at $17,-
636.82; and the Norwegian brig OaeeUan,
Capt. .Weibye, for Belfast. Ireland; with
500 casks spirits turpentine and 1,561 bar
rels of rosin, .valued at $16,100. Totaj
valuation - of foreign exports for the day, f
. A Prisoner. Escapes from tne County
H Bouse of Correction. .
A colored convict by the name of Levi,
Walker, sentenced at the late term of the;
ririmintil fVirlrt tn two vftnrs confinement
in the County House ; of Correction j, for;
false pretense, rnade his escape from that
institution a few days since, and is still
at large. It appears that Superintendent
Savage took five of the prisoners out to do
some work, placing two of them under a
reliable guard, armed with a six shooter.
with instructions to dp some ditching, and
taking the other three with him to another
part of the premises. - Pretty soon Walker
made some excuse to get from .under, the
immediate eye of the guard for a moment,
and the next instant he was flying through
the . thick undergrowth with almost ; the
speed of an antelope,- completely- baffling
the -efforts of the 'guard to halt him or
shoot him.;,f.The latter soon afterwards re
ported the escape to Superintendent Savage,1
who immediately took all the necessary
steps td insure his capture, himself remain
ing out during the entire preceding night
engaged id searching for the fugitive. The
last trace of him was lost at Little Bridge,'
where he was. reported as crossing in the
greatest hurry on the fallen timbers coming
in the direction of the city,
Superintendent Savage oilers a reward of
$10 tor tne capture ana connnement oi me
fugitive in some safe place where he can
get him. ; , - .
Tine Weather and tne Crops.
-We hear of u ; planter: in Bladen county
who lost his entire cotton crop from the ef
fects of the cool weather, and has replaced
it with corn. ,' Itt other' localities the cotton
has been badly ; stunted and is so small on
account of the cool and dry weather com
bined that it is almost impossible . to plow
it. A friend who .' has been - traveling re
cently through some .of the adjoining coun
ties, savs he has never ; known so r much
corn and potatoes to be planted in any one
season before smce the war.., it is Ukeiy,
therefore, that we shall haye enough to eat.
jf nothing to wear.
3 Twoerrors occurred in Mr. Darby's letter,
which we are reouested to correct. - In the
second paragraph : occurs this sentence
"And I would sooner be defeated than say
I would not run if elected under such cir
cumstances. The word '"run should be
serve, .;- in anouier piace ne . is quouai
hmtiiar hTmnsiAd to (niintv government.' He
v , . i ; . a. am
J gays it should have read ."present county
Anareny . and I Insubordination In
Esypt Energetic r. Instructions to
French and Encllih Consuls De
parture 'of Europeans Cnange In
tne - Plans ' of tne Eastern -Cable
Companr, &c. 'j .. -- ,- , ' , .... i
-.. . fBv Cable to the Morning Star. ..
Londow, June ;15.-A dispatch- to 'the
Times from Alexandria states that the Gov
ernor and the military commander admit
that they have no control over the situation,
and, that the soldiers only , obey . their Colo
nels. , ' -
Alexandria. Juno "15. The Khedive
has expressed the hope that 18,000 Turks
wm shortly be on their way to .Egypt.
After the reception' yesterday he informed
the Europeans 'that he - had divided the
town into districts, and had made an officer
responsible f or; each- i He - said 430 ring
leaders of Sunday's riot had been arrested
ana would be placed on board or a snip in
the harbor, ; where they would - be well
guarded. ::v'-''.. v; i:y -
- - The. Turkish vessel .Wythe, which ar
rived, yesterday, brought Osman Bey, Aide-
de-camp or:tne Huitan. witn instructions
'Admiral Seymour has seized thesteamer
larengo to carry fugitives f rom Egypt
Paris savs identical' instructions have been
sent to the French and English Consuls and
Admirals in regard to the protection to be
afforded , Europeans residing in Egypt
A News ' correspondent at Paris says the
instructions are described as energetic.
The Untish Channel fleet, i consisting of
five large ships, sailed east from Gibraltar
at 7 o'clock this morning. vi . '
iTivate advices irom uairo state tliat all
Europeans haye left there except the staff
pf the Eastern Cable Co. who have been
advised to quit, in which event the ' route
of the Company's main : line to : .India will -have
to be altered, i , - . .
Lateb. :A? dispatch ' lust received says
that the Cairo office of the Eastern' Cable
Co.' has been closed.' - -- ' .
LoNDosr, . June i 15.t A- dispatch from
Alexandria savs the number of Euroneans
killed on Sunday is now estimated at 250.
1 r . .i ? a j '
Jiiiuiy were uiruwn, into uie sea anu are us
ing daily washed jashore:. Twelve bodies
yesterday and 4ive to-day were thus re
covered. All me bodies bear the marks of
bludgeon or bayonet wounds." Several
witnesses of Sunday s riot assert that the
rabble were pressed by a detachment- of
gendarmes, who drew up in the middle of a.
square and looked on when the massacre be
gan and afterwards took part in it. The Con
suls uenerai are preparing another circular
addressed to their respective ; countrymen,
expressing - confidence that order j will be
maintained by the Egyptian army, the ob
ject being to instil confidence pending the
arrival of- the Turkish troops - ; ; ; ;
Constantinople, July 15. The Coun
cil of Ministers have not yet arrived at: a'
decision in regard to the dispatch of troops
. to Egypt ti is stated that the government
hopes that the. proposal for a conference
wm nrss oe wunarawn, nence ine aeiay.
The troops, if sent, will be taken for Cyra.
London, June .16. The -i. Manchester
Guardian, in its commercial article says
tne strong appearance . or , tne market . en
courages a hopeful . view . of the, future.
Sellers asfc extreme rates. t" ? rj
Gebbaltab, June 16. Rear , Admiral
Nicholson; wiih the United States steamers
Lancaster and . Quinnebaugh, has arrived
here, and will proceed to Alexandria imme
diately. -;,. fV-- .; J';q:iJ . -,L- M f
farts, June -16. it i: is semi-omcially
stated that all of the Powers have agreed to
request Turkey's immediate acceptance of
the Conference on me. i&ryptian question.
Failing to get her assistance the Conference
will meet elsewhere than, at Constantinople
without Turkeys participation. . . . r-
Lonpon: June 16. In. the House of
Commons - this afternoon, debate was re
sumed on the Repression bill. . Clause 7
was adopted by a vote of 208 to 67; . Gov-
enimeui previously accepieu an amena
ment .that magistrates should appear -at
meetings and: summon . the people: to dis
perse, but aa amendment- confining) the
operation, of the clause to the proclaimed
district was reiected. :;: ; ; u. -. :;.:
Trevelyan.. Chief Secretary-for Ireland.
aeniea tnat permission- to erect nuts ' lor
evicted tenants of Lord Clancurey had been
Mr. Gladstone! replying to Robert Burk,
stated that England's relations with Turkey
were never, more friendly, r-in answer .to
Mr. Bartlett, Conservative member for Eye,
Mr. Gladstone said ne was not aware tnat
Turkish ; : troops iwere oh- their way 'to
Egypt. V:; r ::-- :t!?,i -
A Press Associauon ; dispatch says it is
Understood that the channel squadron will
embark with a large ' number of . troops at
Malta, and will then proceed to Egypt- - t
Admiral Seymour telegraphs that the tran
sports provided for refugees are sufficient
A J. tmes : corresponaeni . at Aiexanaria
telegraphs that 10,000 persons are supposed
to have left there thus far, and , leaving
many servants and workmen without em
ployment rne ; postmaster .,i doubts n his
abiltity to.continue postal servicer owing to
the .: probable : sight or tne employers
The engineers at. Atiesn, junction or tne
Mahmondish. Canal with the Nile, Ihave
threatened to : quit, work, which action
miffht imperil the water supply. -
A dispatch to Tunis; from Constantinople,
states that the Porte has been assured that
the conference will be - stnetly confined to
the discussion of the j Egyptian questionf
Spam considers that t she snouid be repre
sented at the conference as the Suez Canal
is the shortest route to her eastern posses-'
sions. .T 1 fi: . ,
London, June 17. -The r. Central News
states that the : government with the ap
proval of France and .Turkey,, has deter-;
mined to protect the Suez canal withrit
ish troops.: Transports have accordingly
been ordered to be ready for the embarka
tion Of -trOOPS. S B-i.t -:;i5
The Standard's correspondent at Alex
andria, telegraphs that up to last night the
total number of corpses found of,. Euro
peans,' killed in last Sunday's riot was 840.'
Eye witnesses state that - the JKuropeans,
who sought refuge from .'the police were
massacred . by : the Gen.. d'Armes. . tThe
correspondent declares that : the rising was
organized by the prefect of police. m S t
' ', A dispatch from Alexandria to .Renter's
Telegram Company, says' that thousands
of Europeans are arriving from the interior.
Sine limes Bays that five battalhons of in
fantry and a company, of engineers at Mai
tar, are-available for service in Egypt! ?i k
-The London correspondent of the Man
Chester Guardian says it is5 ;thought that
Sir Edward Mallet, British Consul General
in Egypt and Admiral Seymowy may; at
any moment order the occupation of Alex
andria, . if the attitude of , the .Egyptian
trooDS appears doubtfuL , . . . f
Special dispatches from Alexandria state
that troops are becoming insulting and hos
tile towards Europeans. - . .....",- i
,. A Dispatch from: Alexandria savs it is
stated that the British controller will resign
if Arab! Pacha is included in the new min-:
istry. . . : - - V ' ': .'. . " ';"
v Consxantinople, June 17 The Sultan
yesterday reiterated to i the ".Marquis i De
xtoaies, uie xrenuii moassauor, uis uujec
tion to the conference on . he Egyptian
question, and maintained that the- assem
bling thereof woukL.be attended with inr
superablo drawbacks. . ' -, . . :
ALexandbia. June 17: RaghebPacha;
has consented to undertake the formation of I
aMiniatrv. . . ,b '
1 St; Petebsbpbo! June UIt has been
finally decided to'separate the political police
from the ministry of the Interior. Gen,
'lrepoit, will be appointed Chief ot the new
Department - - s ' , 1
! The Journal de St. Petersburg states that
Russia is preparing to send men of war to
Lonpon. Jane 17. The police have made
a raid on a stable itt Clerk-Enwell, London;
and seized 100,000 rounds of ammunition
acked in -boxes for removal' to Ireland
'our hundred rifles,5- with j bayonets, and
25 boxes of revolvers were also captured. V
LTJNENBtJBGi June 17, The Jewish com
mittee here have informed the London com
mittee that they will cease "to -act if the
latter committee persists' in forwarding to
America only able-bodied emigrants. if
: . . .. - ' : ' --' -'v"- .-'- :-.)
Striker Badly r Beat, a Non-Union
Workmaa-The Private Secretary of
k Blsndp , Gilmonr Forelbly Ejected
: 4 By Telegraph to the tfdnilnir'StaAj- V
CiJEVEiiAND, June 15. The strikers have
men designated from their number toract
as police , and assist' in . preserving . order. :
They asked to be appointed by the city as
special patrollmen, but the request was de-
med.twTwO of these, quasi; officers .arrested
Thomas Blytho non-union workman. last
.Friday mght on the charge of cohceahng a
concealed weapon.-: wnen ou tnal in the
police court Blythe swore that he carried a
revolver to protect himself from, assaults
by the strikers. He was acquitted, and
the men who arrested him were arrested.
at the suggestion of the court, and charged
with assault and battery, it being in. evi
dence that they seized Blythe without war
rant or provocation and found the "revolver
m his possession. Their cases were set for
trial for the 21st inst. . This morning,. when:
on his way to work. Blythe . was attacked
hy a gang of tnen, presumed to be strikers.
and was so badly beaten that he may die.e
Kev. Jb ather iiouek, private secretary to
Bishop Gilmour, of this Catholic Diocese,
was elected from : the Jjeader. office this
morning under circumstances which caused
a sensation. The Leader is ' anti-Catholic
and yesterday contained 1 an- editorial to
which Bishop Gilmour. replied ; by letter.
which he sent . by : Father : Houek
to the Leader for publication. ; As . it did
not appear in to-days issue. Father Houek
went to the omce. it is supposed, for an
explanation, and the manuscript letter is
said to contain matter personally very Hen-.
sive to Mr. Cowles, editor : of the Leader,
and when Father Houek called, 'Cowles,
without waiting to hear . the object Of the
visit ordered him out, and. assisted him so
energetically that Father Houek swore out
a warrant of arrest for assault and battery.
A Neero Fiend Commits
,and Jndge Lnch , Attends to tne
; Case . '' '; '' ' ;"."';' ; 's?i?i?f
: : I By Teleeraph to the Morning Star.)
LouiBViiXE, June 15. A special - from
JMt Herlin says a negro named Jim Mitch
ell waylaid tne wife ota respectable fanner,
named Thomas" yesterday, ' and assaulted
her in a brutal-manner, Only; two-smiles
from town. Within, two hours afterwards
he was in jail. - Last night five men armed
with pistols entered the jail and forced the
jailor to deliver the negro into their hands.
He was taken out and nung to a railroad
trestle half a mile from. town.. The body
was taken down this morning and buried
by the ' coroner. . He confessed ' the crime
and was fully identified by- Mrs.: Thomas:
An Old.: Feud In Texas, Results In a.
Flsnt In which Several . are,. Killed
and .Wounded. '. ' 'f 'Z U
cy -l-eiegrapn iq me jaonuag oiar.j - '.-i'. s
Galveston; June 15. A dispatch from
Llano.; Texas, says at. an early . hour on
Wednesday, morning an . old feud between
the McJMatt and Coggras party culminated
in' an engagement witn wincnester rines.
Hennr: Hatly.-oti the Coggins party-.was
killed, and , John,- and - Jack Coggins were
wounded, John fatally. Un the McJNatt
side Jack Herriage and -Ben Carter were
wounded. -: Mr. Harwell, a non-participany
was wounded by a stray balL , ; hiyiA
:'. i s--s i 1 ; L: 'i ' ,-.;-'--
Political ' Arrests by! the - State and
(i , Federal Authorities. ...
! IBy Telegraph to the Horning Star.)
Charleston, June 15. Duringthe regis
tration ot voters to day at ine nonnern
boundary of the county.ninety colored men
were arrested oy a u pstate .magistrate '.ior
intimidating and obstructing voters. Late
in the evening, the supervisor ofv registra
tion was arrested on United States warrant
for obstructing registration several days
ago. - tE ' ' j
The Labor. Demonstration at Pitts
burg Immense Procession Enthu
slasm, IXIottoes, &c.
i fBy Telegraph to the Morning Sur.
Pittsbubo June 17. The labor parade
took place to-day. The immense column.
which moved m ociock v.. M.,:con-
tained. it is reported, fully 25,000 men and
comprised five divisions. : Ureat , interest
was manifested - in the fifth;, division,
which was composed of. various" lodges
of amalgamated associations of iron and
steel workers. It is - estimated that this
portion of the parade contained from 8,000
to 10.000. it was oy ail oaas tne largest
division in the ! column and was greeted
with enthusiastic cheers. A large number
of mottoes were displayed by this division,
from which the : followingmay be selected
as worthy of mention: "we want protec
tion that : protects." "The i wealth ' of
the r country is ' produced by labor."
"Labor ' has Tho : protection. V 'The
weak are devoured by the strong."
lRairoad monoply manages - our steam
highways." : "Land monopoly is stealing
our ' surplus . lands." "Bank monopoly
manages our money. ' "Monopolies are
trying to manage labor." "All monopolies
must die or the republic will fall." Stand by
the flag ".-"Six dollars is pur determination. "
The : procession was an hour and a half
passing a given point ' To-night the city is
as : quiet and orderly as on any ordinary
occasion, and no disturbance is expected.'
Taking all- in : all the demonstration - was
one of which the workingmen can justly be
proud. r -j; ' - .-,
r:irr, omuuneia; jaercua: iwur- cor-?
respondent from Clayton, informs us that
T. J. Pate, Esq., killed a snake that is
called the coachwhip, measuring nine feet;
four feet of his tail wag plaited more beau
tifully man any work oi art ne nas ever
seen. - -
- Spirits 'urpsntme.
i-f iJh&thirk.i2Brd)hi iDem-
ocrats of Chatham who voted against 1 pro
hibition are just as true to their . party as
those who voted for prohibition; - and they
have no idea of being used as cats-paws by
Republicansr and enable that, party vto re-
gain their supremacy in this State.
It ivaa i twenty five feet that Judge
Henry GilEam' leaped; :The Farmer - and -Mechanic
says: ,vA.shower of carpet. bags,
kerosene bottles, judicial . decisions,- etc. .
rained through the tree tops for miUs! . And ;
finally, while the while party were running, t
and tremulously calling out, i"Js the Judge ,
kiUedlt iUood Uod, Uelps the Judge!?- -voice
Was heard far down the ' mountain
side, saying calmly. ""The court has arrived,
and taken its seat 1 Sheriff, v loosen' : that
boss VX'i rir A'ti -?' 1
Tarboi-o :l&utherneri ;:-;The Lib
erals want the CtountyjCkmmissioners elec-
ted by the . people. Their idea , is higher .,
taxes, and, therefore, fatter jobs. " ; -
Capts.? Darling and Price of the. U. S. Sur
vey Service, are at our wharf : with their
boats engaged uv a" survey of , Tar river. . "
The prospects lor a cotton crop are
very gloomy. The stand is very bad end
the plant is small-and still dying..-; Corav
oats and wheat are good' ? - Edgar and
Paul Duncan, two promising young men,
died on Warren county in JJlay, i ney Had -but
recently gone f rom j this (Edgecombe)
county. ' : -'. - '.: ..- ;
Raleigh News-Observer: "On
yesterday the -Judicial conventions for the'
second - district, nominated for Superior
Court 'Judge Capt Frederic Phillips, of
.Tarboro.' - Capt Philips is-a native of Edge-;
combe, about 43 years of .age, and a lawyer
of fine reputation.. - lie graduated withdis-,
tinction at the Universiyf of North Carol'"
na, mjhe cjass of 185y. i- Mr. W C -
Bcweh, nominated for- solicitor orthe sec- -
ond-distnct ' Is a native of Northampton,",
about thirty-two' years Of age. .He gradu--
ated at the University of Virginia and lo
cating at Jackson, applied nimseii at once
to the practice of his profession. . " '
L'enoir Topic: The cold weather , -
which has just passed has been very hard
on cotton in. the lowest, part of the Pied
mont seetionr r--r; Jake' Halliburton says .
he is5 now! heart ..and soul 5 withj the new
party?: What more can the new party want? ;
Gen. :: J .- JD. . lmboden was in Lenoir ;
last week,.- in company, with a contractor,
looking at the railroad bed. The. General
that he will , have the Narrow Gauge
finished to Lenoir ih time to ' ship, off the "
present wheat -crop. - As soon as we '
heard of this nomination we at' once felt in
dignant that any one, end especially , a ne
gro, should have taken such a liberty with .
the name of our friend, Col. Folk, as to nse -.
it in this conclave'bf Mongrels. We made
haste to call upon - him and to hear from
his own lips -an avowal of his repugnance
at being so associated. 1 .
Pittsboro Record: Wheat " and
oats in this section are looking remarkably
fine;: - Harvest is ! in full blast. .'
Through the courtesy of Gen. Ransom we
were admitted to the floor of the Senate and
introduced by -him to numerous . Senators.
Among them all we candidly ; thought that ,
North Carolina had the best representation,
and this Opinion is quite prevalent in Wash
ington. , The nomination of Col. Folk
for Supreme Court Judge was thrown out
as a snare to entrap some disgruntled Dem
ocrats,! He has been a pronounced Demo
crat quite extreme in his views, and was
the. confederate officer who hunted vdescr-
ters in this and Randolph counties during
therLate war, and whose men took Bill Owen
(aKandorph county deserter) out of the jail
at this place and shot him to death without
any trial whatsoever. - "
- Fayetteville Examiner: Bishop
Lyman arriyed in this place last Saturday,
and" preached at St. Joseph's on that day;
and on ounday morning at Kdcknsh.
A .colored man by the j name of William
Marsh, in the employment of the C. F.- &
Y.-V..Railwayvwas badly injured on Tues--day
last near Little River. - He was at work '
on tne , track. at tnat point, and went be- ,
tween ah engine and. a gravel car for the 1
purpose of coupling f them, when he was r
caught " and severely mashed. - Mr. '
Cross JJavis, of tnis place, nas completed a
boat 10 feet long and 4 feet 5 inches in t
length, and of 2i tons burden. She is called I
the Lily McUadyen, and is intended for ;
navigating the waters of the lower Little
River between McFadyen's Springs and '
the C. F.' & Y -V.; Railway. She will carry
passengers and freight : and make regular t : .
trips to the springs.; : : ,.: ; ; :
Raleigh -' News-Observer: Col.
Folk is a burden to the ticket, rather than 1
help. The Republicans have gone far and ;
fared badly: But it suits us if it suits them. 4
The attempt of the Republicans to play '
Mahone's game without a Mahone,' and ,
without any. Democratic: f ollowing, is one :
of the oddities of the day. : Old Col.,
Forney used to speak of "My two papers,"
both daily;" but Dr.- Mott is a luckier man
he can pat himself on the breast and say.
My two parties,, both weakly, i The
Republican Convention yesterday : was
about the same as usual. ! We have seen the '
same men meet here before and pass reso
lutions and denounce Democrats, and pro- "
aesy success, and all that. - Mr. Jehu -avis,
not unknown to fame, was present' -
at roll call on yesterday, f Kwe recollect
aright, Ma per: diem account for attending
the Legislature of 1868, coming alt the way
from Montgomery county, was something- v.
less than $2,000. . Yesterday he sat in the
amen corner and raised hjs tuneful voice on ,
occasions. Wilson a correspondence :
There is no doubt about it ; the State Nor
mal School at Wilson has opened under the
most favorable auspices, -i Everything, is
working well to make it a grand success.
Raleigh News- Observer : ' Col.
W. L. Saunders,- Secretary of-State, has re--
' turned from a trip to Warm Springs, but is,
we regret to - state, confined to his room, j ,
Col. W Jr. Canaday was interrogated
yesterday in regard to the rumor as to a-
uuei wikii . uuanes : xv. ooiiub, oi uiu
Charlotte ' Observer, and said, no challenge
had been passed,nor was there any prospect
of trouble. The case of the 'North ;
Carolina Navigation Company vs. the South- -ern
Underwriters Association occupied the
Court yesterday,' and will be concluded to
day; when the Court will adjourn for the -term.
Judge Bond goes to Charlotte to
hold Court. Judge Seymour goes North to
deliver an address before the Alumni Asso-.
ciation of Hamilton College, Oneida county, r
New York State. - - From an article by -
Rev. R. L Vevin, in the Christian Year.we "
extract the following: Thef Rev.; Theodore .
B. Lyman,- D. D. , now Bishop of" North
Carolina, - must fairly , be considered the .
actual' founder of the American i Epis-. ;
copal Church in ; Rome, and the i. ener
getic nanner in which he secured an
luuepeuueut uwKaue wvut uuuroi lucre, -.-
and his earnest and faithful ministrations.
in the sick room as well as in the chapel, -'
without respect to denomination, will long -
be remembered by thousands of his fellow- ,
countrymen who visited Home an the win- .
ters of 1865-'69. As one of Raleagh's
industries which is. rapidly becomingliota
ble, we make some notes of the Raleigh ;
Nurseries. They are ilocated on the Tar
boro road, a half .mile from the city; and
are owned and managed by Mr. S. Otho
Wilson. Mr- Wilson brings to the conduct
of his business both ability and experience, - -having
begun. the business with his father
in what is now Vance county, in 1870. -The
present year he has 20 acres of . excel- r
lent land in vigorous young nursery stock, .
comprising apple, peach, pear,; cherry and
mulberry trees, also grape vines, raspber- -ries,
strawberries, etc.; In order to encour ;
age and develop fruit-growing in the South ;
he will furnish this season 50,000 peach
trees for planting in orchards of from one .
thousand trees upwards, taking as pay only -one
crop of the fruit of the trees. . - ,.; x