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TRIED AND ABANDONED. i r '
We called attention to the very ap
posite point made by Judge Bennett
! at Sinithtille, in regard to the test,.
made in the District of Columbia as
to the wisdom and policy of giyjng,
the'-iiewroes control of local govern--!
ment. The Radicals were: so enthu
r siastic over free suffrage for the ne-,.
grd hat the Congress passed a law
giving the ! negroes full sway , in the
District."" ' Rut the experiment was
disastrous. Corruption ran noU Tens
of thousands of dollars were wasted
under the full view of the legislators
of ftho Union, and to prevent the
continuance of oppression and 1 save
the people of O.Washington, and : the
District from '- bankruptcy the Con-
gress had to repeal the law, and give
the control into the hands of the in
telligence! and . virtue of the Dis
trict; Herq the controlling of taxes
ami finances, : by negrp i votes was
tried with signal ' disaster and Joss,
ami abandoned in : complete despair
and dissrust. But Radicalism is not
o . . -
content. The District of Columbia
. . 4. n n nMiill C 4-1 n L 1
purposes. They, must have a wider
sweep for rule and. ruin. v. So the
plan is to place a section as large as
several of the small Northern States
ttiider the control of the negroes, and
letrthemhave a chance to show how
ni'ueh destruction thev can work un-
. r tiVAinp ' ISA 11 io vom onf . fI ATT h
Carolina isT.to-.be the scene of their
operations agam- provided the white
people of the State shall so order at
tlVe polls. But will they do it? We
will not believe .that the white men
of the Centre' and West will so -de-c'ule.
. " ;
; But apropos of this question of ap
"pointing Magistrates.- What is CoK
'.pickery's ".record as a Legislator?-Di-1
he ever favor " the principle of
apjoiutinff Justices? ; We find the
following irij.he. Newton Enterprise;'
"Oliver H. Dockerv voted that the Legis
lature of the District of Columbia, - when .
Congress passed an act creating a govern
ment for that District, should appoint the
justices ot tne feace for that government.
GoMjrmional Globe, January 2Qth, M set.
4m Congress. But he is not willing for the
legislature of JNorth Carolina to appoint
mem. un, consistency, thou, art a jewel.
Tell it not in Rockingham; preach
it not in the streets of North : Caroli-
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na towns, that Oliver H. Dockery, the
""chosen leader of "Radicalism in the
pending canvass, when' in the Con
gress of the United States actually
voted for a bill giving the appointing
of Justices of the'Peace to the Legis-
, hit tire of the District of Columbia,
v or so warm an opponent of the pre-
Mint system? of county government
tlllr!-is a VerV MllOi'Vinrr rnnnt-A
this not be forgotten.
nnmTaonu tv 1 'Wrrackelford has
tendered his services to the Demo
cratic .Executive Committee of the
Third District. The tender . has been
I accepted, and Mr. Shackelford will
make a number of speeches. He is a
good campaigner , and will ' strike
IT' r. I
lintra fnt tha Tinmnmuiiiit '
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ins hrsr appointment , is for Swans
county, Saturday Sep-
tpmrin, I) "' - 4 T
Unlform Price in the Bice Fields.
We understand that the' Brunswick rice
planters have had a consultation and agreed J
upon a uniform' price, for harvesting rice.
viz : i wo ) dollars per acre for cutting.
"incnngand backing.'- It is said that this
wiirenablo the hands to earn seventy-five
cents or more per day if, they do more :
man a "task, as many willdo.
Mr.s J. H. Carlisle, 'the assist
ant postmaster at .WhitakerX on the Wil-
wingion & Weldon . Railroad, who - had
both legs cut off by a train on Monday or
nnJ nisht last-died fronJiia injuries
nuay evening. , t
li'ggs were retailing; yesterday
at from 25 to 80 cents per dozen.,
sound views with an APi'LicA-
t . .'. " T?ONr f;
W by are toe negroes in tne oouin i
qualified to exercise the elective f ran-
chise and. to participate in all of th,e Democrats and.have, apparently at
blessings of, a free government fof i8; sbeen-one with-them;' in thi
law, when the ignorant ' whites
some oiner ;ianas are,inougm noi io
io ! rv"v'a
in slavery; to give the negroes pecu-,
liar qualifications ' to .perform hc
imponant.aaties 01 uiuzeiisuip in a. I
republic where the elector is the
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2W&twe has i this to say: . ., - j
c xt is iiuiciy iu uuscitc uiat uuiv Trerj
few demagogues and very ignorant people
assert the present fitness of all th sons of;
Adam for free government Wherever the'
people have had. experience Iti governing.
themselves, and have tmis gained ; Rome
knowledge of the conditions under which j Wilmington yestesday to 'impair the effl-self-government
is possible and beneficial, I ciency of the postal service!" Iu fatit a
there is always a keen sense of the absolute
necessity - of some degree of intellieeace-
and f patriotic -feeling: in-order to1 make
such' government worth having. Here in
the United: States,- when we watch; the be-
havior of such voters as !crowd into' many
of our cities; we are taught that hardly any
kind Of government can be worse for the
people than self-government, ? when the
majority of the voters do not realize their
responsibilities, nor possess the capacity to
. meet those resrtonsibilities intellisrentlv.;
Hence it is that doubt as to the -desirable
ness of self-ffovernment for any compara
tively unenlightened people is a great deal
stronger in a self-overniqg country than
elsewhere. ' 7 v ....!. .- .
Xow the TH&une writes very sen
sibly, very wisely, "very justly. It
has no film before its eyes now. - It
has no malice just here in its .heart..
It has no political - axe to grind. It
has no party ends . to subserve. It
has no election schemes to further.
It has no outrage-mill - to turn. It
writes . calmly, statesmanlike and
truthfully. It, writes like thousands
.'of the men of the South! have
written and spoken. ,' , i
But of whom, is; the Irilnme wri-
When it says' that only.
'demagogues and very ignorant peo
ple" will assert that "all of the sons
of Adam" are fit 'for; free govern-'
ment'T to. whom does, it refer ? ("When
it refers unfavorably to certain
sklnooAa P irntalm m Any avth rkllnt.1Y7.
who crowd, into the cities and who
show that f'they do not realize their
respMsi bill ties, , nor possess the ca- I
pacity to meet, those responsibilities,
intelligently do" you r iuppoie"" 'ft
means the negroes ? . Not a bit of it.
It refers to the Egyptians first, and
mainly to the Irish , voters secondly 7
The negroes of course are well quali
fied in the eyes of Horace Greeley's
old paper. t But iJthe . .Irish, .t who are.
staunchDemoeratsr are not equal to
the "responsibilities" 1 of exercising
the rights of an elector, according to
the Radical TYibune.
"Their Toy the World."
1 , k . Shakesfeake.
leaders in the present cam
paign, both" Radicals and Mongrels,.
are a wonderfully, inconsistent, set.
Glance--at the '-Radicals. Russell,
Moore, Loge Harris, Secretary, of the'
Radical State Executive Committee,
were all strong advocates of prohibi
tion. Now, where- are ' they?j ; Dr..
Mott, Chairman of the Radical State
Convention, voted for - prohibition
when in the Legislature. - Then look
at the "Radical Assistants" the der
serters from the, grand old Demo-
cratic party ,that has weathered many,
a storm and withstood the enemies of
a government of, the people, for ,the
people and. by the people for nearly I
one' hundred years.': --CoL. IFolk,'
Radical - -candidate for Supreme
Court Judge,, actually drew -the
bill organizing the present excellent
system of county government, s Gen.
CJingman stood by it through thick
and thin, voting ,f or it,
was its rstauncha friend . also, voting
to sustain it whilst in . the Legisla
ture. Mr. Charles Price was its fnend
also and stood by. - the people of the
East while speaker - of . the. House.
Mr "noT-Ktr T?o
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I Superior Court Judge, affiliated with
the Democrats . heartily, held office
under them, was ..Chairman of the
Democratic Executive Committee of
NewHanover,andwas always under-
stood to be band , and glove a'friend
of ; the present v county - government.
Not a Democrat in .'-'the county ever
heard of or- ever suspected the con--1
Lastly, but the list is not exhausted,1
Col. Dockery voted, while represent
ing the Sixth District in the United:
States House of Representatives, , for
a bill that contained the very prin
ciple he now professes to oppose?
to give the appointing of Justices of
j the Peace to the Legislature.
. You may;- search the world over
andou cannot find such a coinbina-,
tiou of incoiiMstent politicians. iTtea
ttere are .stome; half dozen; or more
editors who have cooperated with the
matWr of county go Vernmenl. They'
have had new lighVand lo! they are
nowopposmg ail mat tor;years they
contended for, Suck is the Radical
Mongrel Combination for .'1882, in
Worth Carolina. - - ' .
f'So in thklabvan fable it is' tblcL r
I Anal once an eaele. stricken with a"aart.V
oaiu wuea jaesaw ine iasmon 01 ine snaiL
With our ova feathers,uot by pther's hand.
Ji Panto n the Wilmington Peatofllc,
Caused by a kSo-CaUed" Mad Dox.' ' !
nTere . was aletefmine ; effort Tinade la-
attacktwas made upon the postpfflce, cor
ner of Second - and Chesnut streets, the '
Postbfnce brigade under command of , Col, i
Brink .was routed and . nut.to.' fUght. and
the enemy, which : proved to be a mad dog,
so called,' became firmly entrenched -under .
uie sate. - uou .is. s scattered lorcesjainea
at this juncture and ; made a .furious attack
upon the dog, trying successively such ex-:
pedients as coaxing, punching and poking
to get v him - to ;Ieave . his , cover, . but
all -ji to - no' purpose.' Unally ; a ' -pack
of fire-crackers was brought' ' iato requisi
tion, but the dog was not toj be frightened
off by such mild - expedients.. Next it was
resolved to try ' what virtue there' was in'
fire, and bundles of paper were ignited and
pushed under the safe.' when. with a Wood-'
curdling howl, the desperate animal dashed
out and commenced a war- dance around
the room ' when such a demoralized set
of postal clerks was never before seen in
Wilmington;: One young gentleman jump
ed upon the desk in the money, order office,
and the dog made, frantic efforts to jump
there toowhictudid hot have a Very sooth
ing effect, upon the nerves of the young dis
ciple ef Uncle Sam.r Finally, the dog ran out
of the postoffice, immediately after which
a; doof was incautiously opened to get a
peep at the animal and he dashed in again,
throwing the? force , into 1 another panie,
from which they; rallied when ' by ' some
means he was again, routed from .. the pre
mises. He afterwards made an attempt to
jump into an open window; ' but without
success. .:'''' .. '." '".'
i A few minutes afterwards the dog entered.
the premises of a lady on the same block
ana causea ner a ternuie ingnt. ; ne
leaped upon a high counter,, when the dog -
(ade an attempt to follow herr aad he did
finally succeed in getting a foothold but at
this juncture he was seized oy ai party ot
"avengers on the street and put speedily
beyond thereach'of harming any ohe.
Col. Brink does not think the dog was
mad ; He had a succession of .spasms, and
his strange behavior CoL B. attributes to
this cause. He certainly caused a complete
suspension of business in the office for at
least a half an hour, v " 'V. '. -
Another dog, in a similar, condition; was
soon afterwards killed on Market, between
Front and -Second streets, "ty Officer Mints. ,
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Sbootine an AUVsato in lie Hirer.
tA huge alligator, about twelve feet in
lengthy was discpvered . swimming -on the
west side of the river yesterday afternoon
about 3 o'clock when Mr. Eugene Mafflftt,"
who was at his office, near by being in
formed of the fact, seized his double-barrel
gun and hurried to the wharf, i His' alliga-
torship was swimming leisurely aiongwnen
Mr. Haffitt fii.npo9'hind.i8CK,4lm
ia me ngub eye.- - uts ; iu4wtsr MivniBuiii-
deniy turned aboutj 'exposing the other -side
or his bead, anatne contents , oi ine;oinerr
barrel, was pmptied into his left .eye. WThis
was jnore . lead . in ie head : than even
a twelve-foot' 'alligator ' coaM ' very con
veniently ' stand, . Jwhireupqn, he, 'opened
his jaws to their 'utmost . extent, ; exposing
two -tows' of ponderous teethand then
quietly gave up' the ghost sinking 1 soonaf--
terwards out of sight a.nd leaving the water
for Yards around tinged with. . ,his 5 blood.;
in! the meantime a large
people had gntheredT tol
crowa f oi coiorea
see sthe. A un;; but
none of them would ga near the alligator
even after the, breatoihaolfilt.him;
Stricken with; Apoplejacrt?r;'-;'tri;r ;V
Mrs. Elizabeth Saylprs Aftged-iady, re"
siding on 1 McRae, between? Mulberry , and
Walnut streets, was 'stficken; with an apo
I P'ectic fit tate Friday' afirnoOn; :and tnqw
lies m u. oriuuai uuuiuuuo, ,1 ue nast oi ,iuc
family? were away r from home -at the time.
and some of the neighbors heard a' sudden
heavy fall in the hpUM.Wnfpme i'p.f
children were directed to0 and see-what
was the 1 matter1. I They ; entered the house
ana iouna me jaay prostrate, upon tne noor.
insensible and foaming at the . mouth.'. A
number of the neighbors assembled and did
what they could for herJunta therrival.'of
the physician who had , been , summoned
Her son, Mr. Henry Taylorwhoas an.em-
ilV being at tne soundi- is r ;
Since writing -the above she; haspassed
over the river.; May her rest be sweet. . j e
Col. Pp IaHarneM A(lB.- J lit???
1 We have received an official Circular n
nouncing the appointment of Col. Pope
as General Passenger and '.Ticket Agent of
the ..Virginia, Tennessee .& - Georgia -Air-
Line, to taue enect to-aay. t.i J'ppe s
address win be iyncnDurg, va. rj , . ,:;
felC Hani. ( ' V-i
We learn that one hundred and twenty
barrels of ' fine fat - mullets' were' taken at
one haul, on Tuesday last,at William Simp-
Bon's fishery, : at Moore's Beach Wright
.ville, Sound, This Js the biggest haul we
1 have heard of this season, p far.r.
.N. -,,04- ??roAY;:SEPTOMBEIt 8, ; 1882.
"The ."Cotton . .erchant" Cornea Ont at
the Big End cf the Ilorn. - '
The "Liverpool Cotton Merchant" was
evidently born under a lucky star. The,
case against him for obtaining monev under
false, pretences, referred: to' in our last,
Which was to have been heard, before' Jus
Itice Gardner yeterday, . Was' duly 'called,
When the prosecitor, Burrell Amey, failed.
nut in an ap arance to testify, and con
sequently the C 4.1. was discharged from
custody There i a reason assigned for the
'allure' of the1 pi secuting" witness to'come'
to taw, and it is o the effect that he listened
io the advice of f iends, who.convinced him
that he could make no case against the cot
Ion merchant f.oni . the simple -fact that
he money v received by the latter wasa
voluntary loan on the prosecutor's part,'
who had so much confidence in the stranger
that he refused even to take a receiptor due
bill for WoThe-C. MJ. therefore,
went his way rejoicing. 1 ' ' "'
Some of the colored people still put faitti
in the professions of the stranger and have
confidence in his honesty and integrity. al
though they have never seen the contents
if his 'package. " And they may be; right'
and. Exports. , Lr . 1 m .
The receipts, of cotton for the , month of
August just closed footed up 1,204 bales,,
as against 653 bales- tor r the same month.
ast year. ( t r- , rv I ; .
. , ,- FOItTHE CROP TEAR. : ': fj ?
X The.receints for the ;erop year ending 3lBt
August, 1883, footed up 137,341 bales,, as
against. 119,713 bales for. the crop year end-:
ing August 3j8t( 1881, shQwing n increase
h favor of 1882 of 17,628 bales. .
The exports for the crop year , ending
August 31st, 1882, were ; 137,708 bales; of
which ,73,875 were shipped to domesticand
62,833 to foreign ports; as against. 119,843
bales forthe crop year. ending August 31st,
1881, of which 60,032,: bales were "shipped
to domestic and 69,810 bales to foreign
Foreign Exports from the Port of
The - following is., a statement of,.the
foreign exports from this port 7ifor , . the
months of July and August, 1882, as com-,
piled from the books in the Custom House:
Rosin and Turpentine 24,559 barrels,
valued at $48,142. - ; . t , ,
Spirits Turpentine 162,866 gallons, val
ued at $201,866. '. . . -
Lumber 231,000 feet,, valued at $5,030.
Total foregn exports : for, the month, -all
in foreign vessels, $25i,'538'.V f 1 '
AUGUST.-- .-'. -:' ' '
) Rosin and Turpentine 26,527 "barrels,
valued at $48,S75. V ' '
i Spirits Tvurpentinf 309,384 gallons. yal
ued at $128,688. -'U '- . ,
Lumber 245000 feet, valued at $4,708.
Total foreign exports for the month,' aTI
in foreign' vessels, $182,271.'
Fire on the River. !-.,,
The steamer Clinton, a small stern- wheeler,:
running between this city and Bannerman's
Bridge, on the IforUieast,. river, took fire at
her. wharf .last night about, 11 o'clock, from
some unexplained cause and .burned to the
Water's edge The fire, was. discovered by
some one on North. Water streets who gave
the alarm.. . The only person on the boat, a
colored, man, being asleep, and. himself
making a narrow , escape. ! The-, lines . by
which, the boat wa8;.made fast to ; the
wharf. buTnigg im ; two ( the ; little, steamer :
'driftedjup i, the riyerjiw.itJi r the tide, j a
j veritable .fire-ship, land, but; for tbeener-
getic efforts. pf persons along: the; wharves
would have caused7 .great destruction; as
she came i n contact -awith-wharf : after
wharf, until she .passed ;thW'f!'tht Wl-J
mirigton & Weldon Railroad Company,' and
just above wnicn she was nnauy consumea.
The burned 'steamer llad'Jittle of no freight
on board.' She was insured but for what
'amount could not be a'scertaiqed. - ''.' '
fThe Fire Department,' "as. usuali J was
prompt in attehdahce, and the Little Giant
.hose managed to get a stream on for a few
mmuies as me ooai uniteu ciose mo
XiShorlnffla t.?Uw&-v? ,Ki(
i Capt W. J. Potter, who, as agent of ;the
American JMbie society, nas been trayemng
quite extensively : recentlv, has completed
his labors for the-summer'and returned
1- - - TT- 1- . t. C I.
the comparatively isolated, AeiTitory , on the
west siaeor w accamaw lass, ancrn wnai
is known as Crusoe's Island, situated at the
junction of 'Waecarnaw " Lake ahd',Wacca:
mkw River, on the line tetwee Briihswick
and Columbus counties, and .a great resort
lot deserters during thewar ln this neg-
lectea region vapt. iroiier aistriouiea t&
m - - if 1 ' - A. Tliit - a. a "
'iaige number of trMts, organized Sabbath
schools, etc. , doubtless accomplishing much)
lasting , good in hiB quiet, unpretentious
way; IThe' world would be much better off,
religiously, if - it ! contained many ' earnest
.workers likeCapt. Potter.'. i 5-:'; -
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In a, Uylng Condition. ,
Mr! ' James Hi Carirsle,'
&iW, R. R., who had both legs crushed by
beingrun overby a train on Tuesday last;
was thought to be in " a-'dying condition
whetf -- the -'incoming- train" passed :i .there
Thursday night; At least it i wassaid he
Could not last till daylight; aMx.' Carlisle is
the father in-law of the present, postmaster,
but he himself filled the same position for
Bound jttrari, , 'iicAi f;:
Pennington, theEostmaster. at .Rocky
Mount, charged with" robbing the mail,
mention of which was made in our "paper a
day or two ago, hadanexantttiqn before
Commissioner Cogdell. at Goldsboro, and
Koonrl opr ,Tn. thft ntim if 42 KOO to
I. the next term of to XL j S; District Cqnrt. -.
JSTAR BO UTE TRIALS. ,
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Argument Tor the Defendants hy 3TXr.
. Benlcle. .
v- fBy Telegraph to the Morning Star. "'
Washington. August 81. In the Crimi
nal Court this .morning . Mr. Henkle, of
counsel, for the 'defence, "began his argu
ment Before addressing the jury the called
the attention of the court to the scheme ot
indictment vThe government had conclu-
ded that the branch of the conspiracy which
a tne indictment nao Deen attributed to Tur
ner, was not sustained by proof, and he' ar
gued that Turner and Turner's performance
were a necessary part or, the scheme of in-
dictment, and that if the case had failed as
to him it had failed' as- to- all v'This view
of the case Mrv Henkle rpreseuted at great;
ength, and with numerous citations of au-.
thority.i Mr. Henkle then proceeded to criti-i
cising.the practice, , of . the prosecution in
Villifying defendants, insisting that- brave,
men ought neverto pursue such a course'
The only solution t for this .method of pro
ceeding on the part of the prosecution was'
that thev-had not made out their case. They k I
saw "'their ' victims were escaping "them. J
Mr. Jtientie then addressed hnnself !to -the
consideration of the. amount and kind of
testimony' which in'a- criminal case- can
justify a verdict of '"guilty." ' Presump
tion of innocence 'was -astrong "one and:
not only : must it be overcome, but the evi
dence must 'be.so' ' strong as; to ' eliminate
fromthe minds of the jury5 any trace of,
reasonable doubt, He expressed the opinion
that the Government had hopelessly, fatally
and finally1. failed to 'produce any such evidence-
-Pending the. conclusion- of iMr,i-f
Henkle-'s argument the Court adjourned.:
VV A nTnrwriTmsr' fisntsmrwrl LL"Mr TTontrloK
of counsel for the defence in the Star Route
case, resumed his argument to-day. : It was
mainly devoted to. a detailed review and
discussion of the" evidence relied upon by .
tne prosecution - to sustain tne cnarge of.
conspiracy. - pending the conclusion of his
argument the. Court adjourned until next,
Monday. , ... -4
NORTH CAROLINA. NEWS.'-:.
Withdrawal of Col C - R. Jones. :. the
' .Independent Congressional Cand-.
date In the.: Sixth District Suicide
i or a ITXall Asent -Detected In Bob.
r- ing; the HalIa fMl W3-
! '.By Telegraph to the Mornlnsr Star. :
v Chaklotte,, N. C. September 2. Col.
Charles R. Jones, editor of the Charlotte
Observer? who announced '1 himself j some,
weeks ago as an independent candidate -for.
Congress from the Sixth District of North
Carolina," will publish , in his paper to-mor-'
row morning a card, retiring from the race,
oh the ground that a Republican candidate,
will probably be placed in the field. He
adds that issues are now so drawn in that,
he cannot longer continue a candidacy
which can only result in detriment to: the,
Democratic pariy-;j.ir? ''": ,'
Raleigh, N C. September 2. Daniel
N. Sherwood,; who has since October, 1865,
been route agent on the North Carolina
Railroad," from Greensboro to Goldsboro;
committed. suicide today by taking lauda
num. j or some time numbers or registered
packages nad been received ; at the Raleigh
office rifled. ? He was suspected, but .man
aged to elude detection. . He then began
on packages delivered5 at the Goldsboro'
postoffice. , . Detective Booth was ; put on
his track and this morning: ho was arrested
t Goldsboro with marked money in his.
possession. lie made a confession that his
robberies' hadi extended over, a period of ten'
years-, He wasbailed in .the sum of $2,-'
500, and tooK tne train for ureensboro.
Before leaving he' purchased a large bottle
of , laudanum and drank a -quantity suffi
cient to cause death, and., died on the train
on reaching Raleigh. . He was 60 years of
age and leaves a wife and family. ; He was i
for many ears one -of the 'most trusted
men in the service. - '. ; - :,!-;-. ,-,
The signal Service1 to Famish Warn
ings of Frosts Threatenlns Injury to
the Crop. , ( -, -- . . '
i . By Telegraph to the Horning Star. J - ,
i Washington. Sept, 2. The. Chief Sig
nal Officer of the Army has issued the following-
important notice, with & view to
aiding planters engaged ; in tobaccorgrow
ing :-. t'The Chief Signal Officer of the Army
hasdecided to send to the sections of the
country ; where this industry is important
warnings - of anticipated frosts ,. which
threaten raiury.to the ripening crop. These
.warnings .will be telegraphed as early as
possible before the occurrence oi frost, and
sent, to all telegraph stations in tne- dis
tricts threatened , It is suggested that par:
ties interested! arrange among .themselves
for the prompt diffusion of these warnings
can. be done by couriers, at slight expense. .
m ' ' -i l ' . . j -
Ane warnmgs wiu cover uie penoa irom
September 1st to Kovember 1st, or specially
for each locality until a killing frost shall
have occurred and made further -notice un
A Steamboat Captain. Fatally Injured
Hillsdale, Michigan-Fatal Accident
at SandnskypNall Works Burned.
! 'By Telegraph to the Hortitng Star.T'is
5 St. Louis, September 2. During an al
tercation between the mates of the steamer
Grand Republic and Henry Harris,, a negro
roustabout tnrew a stone wnicn strucs
Commander Best over the left eye and frac
tured bis skull.? . it is thought Jie will die.
His residence is at Dubuque. - , ,
J. HrLiiSDAXE, Mich., September 2. Rich
ard- Martine," of Adams' township,' died
Thursday night of genuine Asiatic cholera,
There is no otner ease in tnis vicmity.p
m Dper 3ANDUSKT, Ohio, September 2.
John :JJ. wiCKsor and Unas. Uline were
buildinga"school house near here when the
structure fell, crushing" and instantly kill
ing them.-. X? i,-.'!.:.. . '''.v $
Habrtsburo. Pa. , . September 2. A fire
this morning in the puddling department of
theUhesaneaKeiNaii vv or ks, destroyed Sou, -
tOOO worth of property Onfr hundred men
will be thrown out for a month. The 'loss-
is covered by insurance.;
Another ; Duelling; Sensation Two
.-! ' Richmond Editors .who - Want r to
. v - IBy Telejrrayh to the Momlng Star.l
'"-New York, September"' 2. A special
disnatch to the iwfrom;" Richmond.- V a..
says i that C. O'B.' xCowardin, one of the
editors of the Richmond Dispatch, the lead
ing Democratic paper of the State, was ar
rested here this morning,' charged with be
ing about to engage in a. duel with W. CL
Elam, editor of the Wiig, ' the organ of the
Coalitionists. . A warrant is also Out for the
arrest of the latter, but it has not yet been
served. Tne troumcgrew out' oi an edito
rial written by Cowardifl. which : appeared
in the Dispatch, . last'- Satufdayand Which
Elam regarded as loiiensive and injurious
P. to him?
.... v.. j
v SOUTH CAROLINA, L : ,
Eneonraxlns, .- Crop - Prospects The:
: Trade of CharlestoH. v . ., r .
' " By Telegraph to the Mornln Star.- " . 1
CHARiiESTOK. Aug 81. The' annual - re
view of the trade of Charleston, to beeiven
in the News and Courier to-morrow, shows
a marked improvement f Crop returns 'are
so favorable as . to 'more than' compensate
for the disaster of last year. I The yield of
wheat, oats and corn far surpasses that of
auy previous season iu South -Carolina.
The business of the city for the i. past year
foots; up $75,000,000 against . $71,)00,000
Jast yeart notwithstanding the falling off of
receipts of the latter, owing to the dimin
ished yield of the last cropTrade in naval
siores,iumDer anq pnospnate rocs: exhibits a
jieavy, increase. - j. ne ractonesof ; the city
how number 138. employing 4,456 persons,'
and a new cotton factory with 2,000 spin-'
dies is nearly ready to start- The condiUdu
of truck farmings the? jobbing and railroad,
interests is more prosperous than for many
years past V The city debt has.' been re-'
duqed $362,300 during, theast Iwelve;
months and provision has"- alreadVbeeir
made for the payment of arl installment of.
tne debt matunng in1883,and;1884, while
an increase of debt tor any purfJbse is Dro-
uioueu Dy law.; 1 ',v v s r
AIfegro who murdered . his Chlld-
Congressional Nomination A Boom
In Confederate Bonds. n
By Telegraph to the Morning Star.
Petersburg; August 81.--Isaac Booth,
ho' murdered his child ? iniBrunswick
County, was arraigned for trial a,t this term
ot the County Court, but because of the ab-1
Sence of an important witaess for the Com-,
monwealth, the case will be continued un
til the next term of the court. The murder '
was a most atrocious one, the child having;
been brained by an axe 4h the hands of its1
father ' :''fi,JH -: '
Danvile.3 August 31. Hon. George C. ;
Cabell was.nominated for Congress by the
Democratic Convention, to-day, at Martinsr "
ville.-.' - ? i-;- j : e i - t ' : ;i . o -':., :
Richmond. August 31. The brokers of
Richmond are buying Confederate bonds
again, lo-dayi as much as seven and a
half dollars per . thousand was paid for
them. It is evidently a speculative scheme
and expected td soon explode. '
NORTH CAROLINA CROPS.
Generally "Good Condition and FaVor
'able Prospects Report of. the De
partment of Agriculture. ,'."' " -!
: CBy Telegraph to the Morning Star. f ,Hi
! Raleigh,: September 1. The North Car
olina Department of Agriculture has re-
ports from sixty-six counties, making- 370,
000 bales of cotton by the census-returns.
These now give an average condition of 80
percent. The weather has been too wet,'
but an open fall or a late frost will advance
the condition materially .- .'-' ' J- f
, Seventy-two counties report the condi
tion of corn at 108 per cent. ' '
; Thirty-two counties growing -24.000,000
pounds of, tobacco by the census returns,
report an average condition of 100. - -eA
The yield of wheat and oats is exception
allv heavv. rmminff un to- six and ei?ht
millions of bushels; respectively." ' .
Kice, in twenty counties, -averages 95.
4-The-rWeather is, favorable - for maturing-
.i:J - -.
Trial of Frank Idttle for Complicity
in the Knssel Shoals Robbery Jesse
James' Widow a' Witness;1 ' ,; ; ;
By Telegraph to the Morning Star. -nT,-,
HuNTSviiiLE, September 1 The trial of
Prank Little began at 10 A. M., yesterday,
beiore: Commissioners ;j Uoon -and ; jacoui-
lpugh. The first witness called was Mis.
Jesse James, who was examined at length.
It was developed vt the first . part of the
testimony that Prank and Jesse James were
witu l IXC-11 louuuca m xzusuvjuiu iiuiu o. yj
vember, 1880, till the latter part of ; March
1881. Her statements were, not at ail dam-
affins1 to the Prisoner as the tuerpetrator bf 1
the Mussel Shoals - roDbery, ,'iMrs, James
exploded the story that has been going tne
rounds of the press about ' her ' returning a
watch to MrrDaney in Philadelphia. She
indigrnantlv denied doing so. and claimed
thatLittle stole the watch1 and returned it
in her name.! Mr. .Alex. G.' gmith,..who
was robbed, was the next witness examined
aid gave his story of the robbery.-: ; He did
net recogmze Little as one of. the nisn wno.
committed the robbery., utner witnesses
were examined, but nothing important was
brought out Six other witnesses are trabe
examined. 1 " '" ' ,
' I ' ' THE MORMONS.
An Address to the Faithful Urging; the
f Upholding of Polygamy.
-. X fBy Telegraph to the Horning Star.K-' f- f
Salt; Lakev City;; September jl;4r3bhn
Ft Taylor, George O. smith and Joseph J?
Smith, have issued ' an 'address tb the Mor
mon people reciting the measures taken, by
the general government for the suppression
of polygamy by means of what is- known'
as the - Jidmuna3 law, . and exnorung tne
faithful to stand by and uphold plural mar
riage,' which they' say Mis a part of our re
ligion and interwoven with our dearest and
holiest hopes connected with eternity. "
rjvCj;-: NEW;: JERSEY, .--v - l
Fears of a Small Pox ; Epidemic at
'-r,..(e. Ni .Paterson. ,77 ,,
4 By Telegraph to the Morning Star.l
- Paterson, September 2. Ten new cases
of small pox have beenTreported .to the city
authorities, making' a total of ? eleven cases
now in the pest house. i;: The iiew cases are
from the thinly populated part of the city
. "J . -1, F 3
anu an epidemic 01 smau pox. us luureu.
.& . .t ' . , t . t issbssssj1' sss BssTssaa '
ri i ELECTRIC SPARKS.; ;.
.- 1 , 1 '
The Toluca division of the Mexican Na
tional Railroad, will be. fopened .to s traffic
next MondayJ"" .--' t , -'' .: ;"" . "'. ':
'5 The Pacific Mills, Lawrence; Mass. '.I have
increased the wages; of box-loom ; weavers
from fi su to fi.45per cuv - 4
" The wages question between the glass
manufacturers of Utica,' i N; Y,' and "their
workmen has been settled, and all the iac
tories in the J State ', will resume work - at
once. Mutual concessions were matte; s-?
1. A Washington : dispatch says that an ef
fort is being made for the removal .01 LOi
lector Haynes, at' Brownsville, Texas and
tne appointment 01 ueputy ouector uooa-
rich as his successor The charge against
HayneS is that he deserted his post at the
nrst approacn ot yellow lever.' ; , -Ti
The weekly ' statement of the , Asso
ciated Banks shows the following changes I
Loans decrease ,388300; specie decrease
$2,953,500; legal tenders decrease - $92,000;
deposits decrease fO,J57,owr circmauon m
nrease tfiO OOO: reserve decrease $128,750.
The banks now hold $97,975 less thaa legal
renuirements. :".-?"?(, ? ' te'f M
;t l Rev. . G. G... Smith's iLife of
Bishop Andrew' hr ready for the ' pYiftter1.
Greensboro JZuale: Col. 1. TL
Winston , has . agaiar takea the field as a
Greenback candidate toi Congress. " " ' ; ' -
'Mr." A. ,. D. ..JBrooks T enroll i n o -.
clerk of the last 'LeffialatnTe. dhxl i w..
ikesha, Wisconsin, of euremia, at ten
uw, uu jirumy.iie nan gone mere ior -
his health. ----- 1
Tho frequencv:with which chil- '
dren stray and become lost in Raleigh, N. "
C. has induced the town authorities to cut ' -
down the vegetation in the streetu. Wtuh.
inqton Post .Os this a slander? Star. " -
-.rrr Toisnot Some'; ' Jere Cox, theV
negro who turned State's evldetioo in the,. '
(Worleytnurder case, and who was tried at ,! -Nash.court
last . week for the murderof a " '
wnite woman at Uattleboro, last fall, by tho v
uauio o js,ujM xiawKins, was round guilty ;"
and sentenced to be hung, but took an ap- ;
peal to the Supreme Court. " f ' r- -' -
- - Kew Berne Nut Shell; Darin?
a ; conversation ; between. Messrs. Isaac- R
Ormoad land W. R- McCarter, of Stone
wall on Wednesday, they becameentangted 1 "
in a scufae,T durihgl jarhich "McCarter cut
Ormond several times in different places, - -fend
two or three times on the throat, one '
wound not quite reaching the jugular vein. -
The wounds are. not thought to ha .rinn
Cause of difficulty : - Difference of opinions
in politics. ; j 1 :r ' " -. . a w
ayettieville Meamifter; J1 The - -iberal
Is verv much such a nrfiatiirp so tho nnia
bully described himself to be, tyhalf horse,
half alligator, end the"r balance snapping '
turtle." The negro is the horse part of the "
concern , Be carries th burdens, does the' T "
voting, but gets verv little of tho-nrnfit -
The white man; is- the- alhgatorefeme'nt.v :
The Liberals "constitute the mud-turtle ele- '
ment. The peculiarity of the turtle is that
he don't kn'owwhea he is dead.; Men like 4
Clingman, Leach and Johnson if not po
litically dead are moribund. If you cut off
the turtle's head"and : throw-it away it is -asserted
''that "it- will- 'snap at any thing
passing by'-i Just so with these Liberals, i . -
WeliodWeiM hit 'is! said that
Senators '., Mahone and : Cameron are part
qwners of the: canal property and that as -son
as, the sale, is Iconfirmed steps will be r. .
taken to develop it. They will erect a car "
factory and a cotton seed oil mill on the ba-
sin Weldon, and will induce other capital-
i$ts to follow in building cotton and other -
mills. ' One day last week a neerro wo
man with two children arrived here, seek-; j.
ihg aid to get to. her old home in Lenoir
couniy. one siaiea mat sne emigrated to r
Indiana during the exodus fever.. She found ' '
it very difficult to live out there, and had
gotten this far on her : Way back home by '
the aid of various people. -., She said there'
were others there who would gladly return
if they were able. She was sent on towards -r
her destination . . ,. . , . .. . .
'Qatawba Mercury : . Col. . Ben
nett filled his appointment at Newton to-
day. His andience numbered more than a 1
tnousand, and. much enthusiasm was mani- ;
f ested. " Bennett is doing much to revive "
the old Democratic spirit. k His- speech at : i
Newton did not disappoint those favorable ;
to his cause "1 It is with regret ' we' L
learn that Mr.! John Gabriel, of ; Mt. Creek .
township, met with a verv serious accident.
,He has lately erected a new steam saw mill. ,
and was commencing to saw while the saw ,
was in motion, whena piece of timber ' .
coming in contact witlf the saw was thrown ;.. ,
with Almost the ' velocity 'of a '; rifle' ball, ."
striking Mr,' Gabriel; in the left eye, pro- " .
ducing severe concussion of the brain and '.
the loss othe eye. !V C4 :'; -. ; .' :
Greensboro : . ; JPatriot;i . Senator
Vance will speak in the : Eastern' counties i
at such times and places' as the -Executive -
Committee may designate I '-A- private
letter from is. G Worth .of Wilmmgton,
who is well known to many, readers of (the
Patriot, eloquently and 5 patheticahy sayst
' 'Do all you can to save us from negro rule . ;
m the Eastern counties.. We appeal to the
west and centre to save ll.''Therpe8ent, f
system of county .governmnat does not hurt
y0ur;while it saves us from absolute ruin.
That's the campaign in-'-a. nut-shelL -iTo, r
save the Eastern counties from negro domi- '
L. -if . .1. - ; . .1 . t a? -
uaiiou ia uie iuissiuu ui uie ieiuuuruiu;
party in North CarolinaJlf The issue is not
of our making, y . White men,, you .see the
peril aheadt ; Forewarned is forearmed t
y-2u NewBeme Journal Leach is
ah -Oily Gammon in ability as well as. in ,
manner, ,and he may be expected, to give
trouble1 The "'deserter dodge, even if ft is "
demagogismv ? will be ; very- likely to; do , i ;
effective work in the hills of Randolph and
wmuora. ioe letter 01 vui. -a-snew,-declining
the nomination for Senator in the
NinthJ District, reflects great credit on the
Cplpnel's devotion to "partyr ,. t t
DembQratio success to' any personal, prefer-", -ment
On inquky at the rRegister's J ,
Ibffice. we find the official vote of Craven-
cdunty in 1880, for Governor, to standi for 4 .
jarvis, i,io; ior . Jtsuxton,oio, bo tne
record stands that two ; years ago the vote of
Craven county imounted to 4,006, . aad to
day her taxable polls amount to 2,094. . ,
What does that mean ? Simply- that some ; ;
epidemic has swept over Craven' in the past
two years and killed out about halt of her ..
mfen or that the county is being swindled
out of hcrtaxes. :; :4 v-l ll : i 1
' Elizabeth City Economist: .We ,
heard an "extensive Hyde bounty farmer say '
a day : or twoiago that there was more money ' ' '
in; Hyde county than, he had ever known j -owing
to the good crop and high price of
coraTa8t season.. -rrr-We go for civiliza
tion and the Democratic party.;.We oppose :'c
barbarism and the Republican party No y
-people-should? support any party that in
siits them with? some such candidates ; as :
the Republican party ha" put in the , field r " - -here
and hereabouts -The Republican
convention of Chowan . county, nominated ,
for Jthe Legislature Sambo Sutton. The i
Republican t convention of -" Perquimans ;
county nominated for the Legislature Frank , :
Nixon. . The,-Ropublican convention of .-
Pasquotank county nominated for the Legis- . ;
lature Sambo Newby. aThe . Republican -convention
of Dare county nominated for
the Legislature - A.. W. ? Simpson. The
present Republican member of the.Legisla
ture -for Pasquotank county is in jail in 1 ,
Hertf ord,awaiting trial for larceny. Is not ,
the Republican party in the First' District
of North Carolina setting civilization back?
Charlotte Jovrnali Jxl Hickory ... ,
Nut,T Gap,; Rutherford county, right under
the Chimneys Rock, there is a business es- ,
tablished and in full operation which is ;,
well worthy of a: more-extended 'notice x- .
I than the Journal can give It lihis morning. , '
A.JSLT. iiuam, a native- ui. nuuic..u.,
has this year four fruit evaporators which, ,
dry between 80 and lOO .bushels of j green .
fruit per dayl He has orchards containing
4,000 trees which furnish the fruit for the r
evaporators. The. product of these evapo-
r,'r on Virinmi 1AA rur rVTlt ' mftfR ,
U14CU 11U1 uu wsA.-ifrJ aw as-- " y
tho TnavL-of. . AT r JrA. ' A . John. . t
ston, of Davidson College, died early yes-, f .
terday morning, in the 71st year of his age, ' '
of dropsy of the heart. He was a brother pf ; i
CoL Wm. Johnston, of this city.and the eldest :
of a large family ot brothers and sisters."J '
, We do not remember, in the .course of -
a long experience, ever to have heard a more
effective speech than that delivered by Gor. V-' f
Yance yesterday in this city and we feel
sure that if he will make as good a one on .
every platform which he mounts mNorth ?
Carolina this fail (and he tells ukhe intends
to "mend hislick),' the result will be that ', ,
new life will be put into the canvass, and a
full vote, which is all we want, .will be
uls&su vuv am.w -, - - - - -
given in November. Knowing the prover
bial tendency toexgeratiah in describing .
the speeches of popular favorites we put a
guard on our sentences,' and still we must'
say that in our .judgment, this, effort of ; ,
VJTM T sa yui v axil? nao vuw vi oufiviuv ws . .
lence. " "J ' . "