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rEiitered at the Post'Office trwTImlngtoivN. C.,
as SeconS C3asi Jf atter. , " -
The salricrietion priiee bf the Weeklt
Star is as follows r ; "'. ; -,. f ;
Sinsle Copy 1 year, postage paid,c f "$1.50
" 6 months.' " ' ' ; f 1-00
; ' CHOOSE TE. - fv;-
f5toT , government is a blessing.
4i,nl government Is a . curse - to -any
people. ! uw vyauujf -uajyy" Vr .
mont was, .one of the: worst.
l.ut little ood to (any class.
matier of county goyernraenr it vas
evil and only "evil and evil continual
Mv It came in . an j evil day add did
; oil! y ''vi! while it remained.? It swept
:iu-.iy t'lu ..! orOer of things. Itde
sti ovo.1 all that. wad good and brought
valuable in its place.
the peopll! (leClOea at me I
i in 1S75 that they were disgust-
o.l with the Canb-bayonet system
an.l mj?ant to return to the good old
Avays of the fathers they ' exercised
their sovereign will, and' events that
have followed show that they exer-
cised it -whely. The Democratic, par-
ty have simply returned to the well-
tried j)lans of. the past!' They made
no experiment; they introduced no fo
reign ideas or new-fangled schemes.
Having ; a very lively recollec
tion of how the negro - element
was manipulated by the white leaders
they determined to have a change.
Tiie wide-spread wasted the pecula
tions in jpffioe, the utter incapacity of
officials, the fr.-tmls, rascalities and
nlunderinscs were all remembered,
and it4 was high time for a change..
Tiuii neirro was unfit to rule. The
nejrm shoved he was unfit to choose
county officers. He voted, for the
fflvifs-.'t up by the few 'white leaders,
however corrupt, inefficient and igno
raut. ' ' ' ' ' r ' :,
Why, in New Hanover county the'
finances got in, such a condition of
confusion that it was found abso
lutely necessary for the Radicals to
elect two' Democrats" of, known finan
cial skill t. bring order out of .the chaos
into which theblundering stupidity of
th-:' Radicals had involved them. And
ye: there, are white- tax payers who
are, willing to go back to this system.
Ifio one but ' themselves was to be
rrj ired all would-ay - well? done.
Those M ho desire to - be . bossed . by
t4ie negroes and their friends deserve
a fnl! dose, often repeated, of -Radi
cal unancial puysici :. A . few
Vo;il! reduce thprrrto a condition of
financial collapse or of financial
prostration. ".,; - .
We do not dwell :nowj onr. the
crimfes and outrages I perpetrated nn-t
der the State Government during the
negro rule under the' Canby-bayonet
system. Every one jold 'enough re-'
members' the cloud3 and darkness
that hung over the!, dear old Com-
How corruntion ran rint. nnrt tfrn-Kmit;
citizens of the State were robbed arid
w ah used.
It was a terrible day for'
aj,olina..,.At last deliverance
came and the sun of peaC'e and pros-'
penty once more gladdened the moun
tains and the valleys and 'roade 'tbe
hearts of all men to rejoice - - h f;5 '
Do you .wish . a return of such
times? Do yout purpose to put iri
"fiice' the party' :'that '.brought this
curse upon the State? They have
not changed' in "the least.- 'If' they
s!all do better - than they have done
it would be a surprise even to them
selves, for innd respect have they
improved. '- It will 4ea most hazard
ous experiment to take'the' most fa
vorable view to iretuni the - negroes
and their white confederates to office.
For many years we have had good
honest, just,' economical government
in North Carolina. The 'saving to
people Ly Democratic 'rule s is to
be (.nnntJ li ' mi ' "
w- counted by millions. -.There are
- quiet and order throughout the State'
If ti, " t I
At there were no Revenue .Hing and
ho Federal officials who live bv of-
ficp at.,1 ,n T ' , ,.'
ce and in office m North Carolina to
fclamdr for changes and stir; tip the
negroes, there would Ibe no organized
Radical party in the State to threat
en evil, to create discord, to endan-'
ruin, if ' successul,Iipon therichest
and best part of North Carolina. ! ,
What ever eke youdol fren'of
North Carolina, $ o .not turn-Kaaicau
, .T -:"i-,;Uv '-
Whatever felse -yfl Wdodonot !
.failiofeoj; tDe6cracttc.: ;
et. ; EeinDltnat aCfailure;;io rcy- i
Vr and to vote in this, election is to
do thaVmuch in facing. Wilmington ".
'. it- '.xt ' li i.
and New Hanover and more than a
fourth of the State .within the direct
contrbl of, ignorantii incapable and
ki -.' . 1 .-'
county j government, question.
'invite thmttentfpf onr;reader8?to
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1U xuii temwi u'&
r i T" " ,t, .r" v ci-iv..T: I
ery lives. ; He favors the scbeme: of
the Revenue Bummers arid Smellers !
to, place twenty-seven negro counties
under the control of i th negroes land
;their confederates CWe calUtbeiat
tention of Detoocratic papers. to'lie
facts contained in the article we pub- j
lish elsewhere. As we have said of- I
- - vur' " ! I
.Msii, w -wc icjjmi, mofjtun "jucouuii i
for all Eastern tafc-payers isfconnty I
government, an this ' campaign all
uiuci ijucauuua aic ouuuiuiuaic tu ib.
A return of negro rule would be very
disastrous to the material interests of
the East. . Read and ponder. '
The colored people of North" Caro
lina deserve' mueb cred.it "for and all
tnav iK-iu, nf
prosperity and civilization. We hail
with satisfaction the persistent ener
gy and well directed intelligence
that have marked those who have
from year to year engineered the
Colored People's State Fair. It is a
most commendable enterprise , and
the white people of the whole State
are pleased at its success. The Fair
now in session at Raleigh is said to
be better than any that have preceded
it, and the attendance is good despite
unfavorable weather With becom
ing interest. Gov.-' Jarvisr aad - the
Commissioner of Agriculture, Mr.
McGehee, are present encouraging by ! j
word and act.
What tne Physicians Say. - , . -.
. Drs. W. J. H. Bellamy and JT. Schon-J
wald, who were summoned to examine the
remains of the late Mrs. Bertha Solomon, ;
report that every indication went to shoW :
that the unfortunate lady came to her death
from drowning, and from no other cause;
and in this opinion there was perfect ac
cord between them. We make this state-;
ment in justice to all concerned, and , for
the reason that we could not see the physi
cian on Friday evening after the inquest
was concluded. '
Ransom In Onslow. i :
A prominent and - leading - Democrat of;
Onslow writes us as .follows? "Gen.' Ran
som spoke here on Tuesday last to a large
audience; and without any exaggeration I.
must say. he created a very, prof ound. irri-
prcssion.. It , was the-, first time . that . the;
great majority -of the people of Onslow had
ever heard him.and all went off thoroughly
satisfied.- ; Even . the colofei people who
heard him were well pleased, and sdme of.
them pronounced his speech something dif-r
fcrentfrpm what they had ever heard be-;
' ' "We- will' give a good vote for Green.;
His majority will be larger than Jarvis',
and the prospects are that our whole ticket
will be elected." -
Th'e schooner HobUe "L: Foxier, Capt4
Hart, of Camden, Me., from NewYprk for
Savannah, Ga., with a cargo of 650 tons of
railroad iron. was., wrecked on Frying
Pan Shoals on Friday night last, striking
about 11 o'clock and filling about 1 o'clock
Saturday morning; " ;The vessel t and cargo
will prove a total, loss; but the captain and
crew were all saved and landed - safely at
this port yesterday afternoon by the steam;
tug-Passport.- Capt-Hart : reports that the
accident was caused by heavy weather and
the compass being . out of the . way, .' the
magnet beingf attracted by the iron on th(
vessel. D. H Quigg, second mate' of the
unfortunate vessel, 'insists 'upon it that
there was rio light burning bri the Frying
Pan Light bhip when the accident occur
red, and a pilot coming . up on the boat
bears him out in' the '..-assertion, i He says
himself and companions burned flash lights
at intervals of ten minutes after the vessel
struck, eight miles off Bald Head, and that
no life-saving apparatus came to the vessel.
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An Escaped Convict Resentenced. .-.
: Charles King, colored, 'the escaped con-
on yesterday and lodged in ; jail.
- ' . - ; - "
He ' was
I afterwards taken - before Judge Meares, in
the Criminal Courts who ordered his former
sentence of two years in the House of Cor-
ration stricken out, and uresentenced him
to five years in the State Penitentiary. : , 5
- . : m m . .t
iFranklin Edson has been nominated by
the Democratic conference of New York
IJot mayor of that city. - - - ;J
A ITIlMlns Boy-IIo 1 SnpPoet 16 be I.
. Wfi havft fiirtliPf . TartiVn1oi in iaryn li H
io me ; aaegea orownig .of, coiorea fiOj
named Jack Street, alladed4 toT .briefly in
inerly in tha employ of : Mr. j; DJ jictla
vXnr ; . m iTT?n , j,1
aylor, at i J3asy :IIilL .. Oa Wednesday, he
vas sent to this city with nrTaylor'-sbn?
of beer for Maylori:baiV
the beer had been . placedaa tfie'l)dat Wed-
ot hotneia themidstoftiie stenaiOii'wma
boy:; irelinquisfi: the deai 'Itrappearl.l
dock; where1 the boat had been secured, arid
gaged lodgings for: ffiefnigbThi was
the' last seen' of the boy;' but yesterday
iuoruius uic. uoair, uouoiu .upwarus. as
Mr. E. R. Taylor was in the cityiyfestex
day making inqairic as to the fate oj the
Jack! Street is said io have been raised at
Old Town, : in BrunswickvinHei haaal bro
therliving with Mru J. IKfMcSaehrt
also here yesterday on a similar erranu
Mr. Taylor.-) u.: .i.iM,
Kecovered and Interred, h'mt r 11. .'.)'!
The body of the late Mrs. Bertha Solo
mon,'., who, jumped.Mntdmq.
drowned herself on Sunday night laduriog
a fit of meutal aberration was disccVereyj
in the Dock Street basing wQTP Was Wth
in a few yards of where' she is ' suppose'd to
have precipitated herself from the wharf or
where her shawl was found by ' her bus
band. , The remains of the unfortunate la
dy were interred in the Hebrew Cemetery at
.Qakdalesoon after, they wen? .recoyeredvj
County - Executive Committee ' Qnr
State Senator. . ".I',,?'""--
A -1 . i. T- : f ...
i. ,iueeiing ui . uic xasiuoctuui:, vuuuiy j
Executive. Committee was . held last night, j
at which -7the following J resolution -'waSi'
Besotted, That. we :Tnost heartily endorse!
the nomination of Thomas J.t Armstrong.;
of Pender county, to represent the counties;
of New Hanover and , Pender in. the Senate;
r v i. i: j i i u : N
most earnest support. ,
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A Coroner's Inejuest., . . , , :V.r
A proper . affidavit being made before a(
Justice of the Peace, to the effect, that the;
late 3lrs; Bcrthf BoVmibn
to have committed suicide by .drownins,!
probably cam to her death by the criminal.
act or ueiauu pi sumo. j.crsou- yr j,-ipwuo,j
in accordance with . chapter S08, , laws of
1881; the body of ; the deceased lady was;
exhumed by ordep of Coroner Hewlett yes-J
terday afternoon," and a, proper. examinaJ
tion had by two of our leading physicians,!
fnmmt.t oti m m nn nT t'r nrttiBiir 1 thf? sfi.i I
o.aaAaJ!v w -
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Accident. : J WH-.4" .'-1
', The little son of Mr! Clowe; master pie-
chanic at the Wilmington & Weldori ljail4
road,-Was sitting on a bale of cotton near aj
number of iwmies which? were beintftakcni
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one of them kicked him, one hoof striking'
him iri-lhe face; but inflicting only slight ia
jury, but -the other' inflicting such a blow;
upon one oi. nis legs, as yo , urea, uie igo
had ; and the sufferer, at Jat .accounts, was
doingas well as could; bf'ben.'exHed;
xue ou , i l ,
V- ' iXrk?. Tjaura Fishblatej
wife'bf ex-Mayor Fishblat; of thialcityjtha
took place yesterday teraoon, and ast
largely . attended by our Hebrew friends
and others! er death will be greatly re4
gretted by a large circle oFrelativefe and de
We learn froni a; private .telegrarnrora
ale telegram ki
Mars Bluff, on the W: C. s&. ft ft, rd
resident of that place, had one ofxus hands
severely crushed in a cotton gih, and that
he would lose two or three of his'Sneers j
Body Recovered. " ; .J ?''-' :si
The body of a 'colored pereorij ; su
, a 'v-o.--.
to be the young man, Jack Street, who waf
drowned by the upsetting of a boat on last
Wednesday nightman accouMOf-which apt
v j o ..t. -- ? - si
the river above Point Peter yesterday morn-
ing," and at last accounts was tied' to a flat
at the wharf, inthe rear of J Mr. H; Mel
Green's office. The : Coroner a'Otifled;
we understand, but was utrabTef orr a'cebunt
of sickness to attend ;t6 the tntt';:.4
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'"The receipts of cotton fat the week end
ing Yesterday 2 footed olftbaiesks
against 4,463 bales for the eorfesponding
week last year, showing an vihefeaci 47
bales in favor'bf 16i:-
The receipts for the crop year to date
foot up 19,319 bales, as against 23.524 up
MAAnA Af A. J.tS mQ lOO 1 ' -' V - - i
T crease of 4,205 Jbales
. '.There is to be a dedication of .SCI Luke's
A. M. .E. Zion Church corner of Seventh
and Church streets 'on Sunday ' next, the
23d irist.; Bishop J. 'W.. Hood, officiating.
Revl J. , W,'f Hooper will ,be ' installed as
1 "pastor. - ' f "j:
wUUM f (.yuinyRH I tne most or wnicn aTe still m oona,. against i xayior, is; surrounded pear,
distdleryi witli oneTemptyb a posse has gone out to
full rtMPBBtmmfh'tA'hWtttfe -.1.v;Lwiisi.y :-.4lw ture. rnisis prooawy a
sad arinonucement Tbt hpse; tdeth 'aa
made '( irilyestwday wueti papyri
me F?ticiilars and CtiUmates or -
;?Xre'o the Trade; yii fe r?:
IThe Cmcinnati rurii xi)!r&.
view, of the peanut market, referring id the
f aci t6atWilniiBgfon5deale object-to; the
abolition of the duty 1 001;; foreignfi peanut
says it is not a 'kjuestion of much impor
tance, for the better Quality, of the home
production gives tteutjpreference ;iti
iumersi and JJur
eigojmarjsetp .are laor? ;atjactiTf than;Jours
Wa no.duty1H4s not probable , )tha many
trcwldpmfl to this qouctry,s , ?..;. -. c .-j
Pontjriujng,; hat : pajr aysj't the
TginqhTg jqfth cqnimercial yeajunder re;
:VicDyji,y 88 Uu there was. a. large
estimated jtjtobe a jjrearago.raDd although
tnejproduct;pi.;wasl y?1 0hait,ypfi the A
ILieJil iZ&itiih&i& '1
AherjBupplyihas, prQved.to ampk, ,vStocks,
however, . have no.. been reduced, to i apw
point every whereof BoBton has oniy about
2,000 baq8, agalnst-15,000 ;
Toirtf about ,d00! bags,'
liags of African which iaobddy wants and
Wilmington stock's are : pfactically ex
hausted. - Nashville has 3,000 bs'against I
25,000, and Cincinnati has -16,050 bags, I
Against 450000 last yearfeThese will doubt- j
less: all 'b 'taken1 before- the new crop is
'available for market? which will not be' be
ffore NoVembef l-!f or 'any considerable ; por
tion of It, and liberal receipts cannot be ex-;
peeted much' before tie first of December;"
: The ; trade as a - whole is admitted ' to be
more satMactoitha'n during the preceding
year, i; It beingnowa. that the supply was
short, prices . advanced .rapidly,:., and for
good stock held up well until the assurance
.of a better crop this season produced . some
Weakness and a small decline on the high
est grades, and a pretty heavy fall in prices
of inferior stocky which at the close of the
year .was practically unsalable.. . The pro
duction in Virginia is set down ; at only a I
Utile over one-half of the preceding year,
with stock not satisfactory, but prices high
er.' 'the year 'closing wkh the market bare of
prime stock in first binds,' and only a mod-
erate' quantity of ths low "grades, leaving .
theT new crop' a clear field for consumptive
movement. ' "' ' ' 1 -l
"''Of the. North Catolina crop the: Price
in this State,1 like thai of other States was ,
cut shbrt by the drought, and was "also' far
below the iaverage in quality. ' The ' total
iyield is estimated j competent -authority
in' Wilmingto'n, where nearly the whole of ;
the1 -commercial crop of the i State is ! mar-
ket4d."al 75,000 bushels, Which is a falling
w. ucjij wyui vKuir. t - - iec5t
ding veat; hut it provtS to be much - larger; I
than the estimates made last year,' when .
the' pro8pecCs were; -Very gloomy ' arid - it
Seemed unreasonable that . one-half of an)
average crop .icould l reasonably . ex-
peeted." f ' .
- The.TeniieSsee fcrop for 1881 is estimated
at 250.000 : bushels. , rather more , than one-
third,. of which were red and -the remain-;
flPiwhitA wnilA triA filinlltv WAS V61"V DOOr.
1 The esUmnte- for th- Tear tires Nana
- - - . mm swist
Carolina 150,000 DUsheis, against vo.uuu in
1881-82jTennessee 500,000 bushels, against.
250,000 for, 1881-82 ; Virginia 1,500,000
bushels,' against 825,000 for 1881-82. Total:
crop 2,150,000 bushels, against 1,150,000 for
183J-82. I - : h -
The supply available for consumption ior
!?'., ' ; 1 W . 1 T -
I the ensuing je&t, from October 1st, is
September 30th 1883 is 'estimated
follows j Stocks on h&ndOctober 1st, 1882,
130,000 bushels; Tenessee ,crop, 500,000
bushels; Virginia crop, 1,500,000; North
Carolina crop, 150,000. ' Total 2,280,000
bushels. '- . i -; ' . "j
i-"-'lk.'.vQ ' -:; .For the Star.
While it is true that thereceipts of spirits
at the port Of Wilmington for September
and October show a considerable decrease,
Would it not ber well in estimating the pro-,
labilities as to the future of the article 'to
enlargelhe view ? Mn the three chief ports,
Wilmington SavanriaK and Charleston-
we find the entire receipts for the spirits tur--pentine
yearnoXoTilrlSSI Were 128,
163 casks : for the same' time in 1882, 169,
678 casks., nere.we find an increase in fa
'vpr'of ;1882 of ay over 31,500 casks. . The
5 nrrpaaA in fl! rertfid nhipflv to Savannah, and
nh;TleRton follows handsomely.. while Wil
'jnn !' lt: Stocks in the three
York- show 13,067 for 1882-as against 12,4
763Ioisl88Vi)eing the truieot.auu caskain;
favor of 1882, as showa on October 7tlu ;This
large increase Is" disposed of by" being con
sumed for domestic use arid shipped abroadi
pertain it is if the stock reDorts of October
in are correct, iv u wuuujf
tiuikand sbbut ''TilStWasWr'ttoclt'lnf
'crease m'; London as against last'year; and
cargoes ase now en route Ior that port und
the eontanent, iwhich will help to shew m
rtSM become of the, increased tirot
duction of over 30,000 casks. ' It is evident
1 that the world's supply is larsrely increased
Lthis vearl) Still, in the faceof this, we have
London advanced to 40s.;, NewfYork50e.i
cfl u BnnthPm norts 48c. "Ta there what
is called a boom m tms or no 1 . as to xur
: "vicinity i Is teere spirits stilt to j come fori
ward,-hcld ior nigu prices, 1 . a nai cannara--ly
be possible.: -W ill Pptober show an extra
heavy yield of crude? r As tbis has beeri a
mod eraWvear it is possible the last dip-
pingand, scrape may: shoW up big.. ; If it
should increased receipts wili be.devejopedi
and the three ports may show near 50,000
Casks iri"cease':ove'ri881.,:;vAlI;this is fnthe
fuuirei-anQ at is.'a quiestion-r--whether or
no we 8haU b,ave a Jieayy, toeciine mpnees.
t! . " e r .... '
ana prices were maintained ,aooYe 00c. Tip
to March -Speculation in April carried it
to: over 60c. Recollect, however,'? Europe
wasvery short in supply and at home we
commenced with bare stock. The receipts
of October and' November- will settleTthe
matter. ..The v outlook now - is for a good
round price to be .maintained,; with .the
chances in favor of a sure advance as the
season progresses. ; . ' v ' Rosin.
An Ez-CngreHtiian Killed in au
j . fray at. :Stw . IouliH-On.e of . tjie Taylor ;
" Brotliers, ' Tennesnse' je8peradoest
".ByTeleRraph to the Uornbuc Star.l
: ST;eIiOtrffl; sOctis
Marshfield says ji R P. Goodall, sheriff of
Laclede i county killed J; Bob ' Taylor3this ;
morning, ' while attempting to arrest him
on noard a passenger train a few miles from"
Lebanon; Taylor is one of the-three
brothers who'-murdered the sheriff and a ;
deputy of Hamiltoh; 06UntyvtTenn: on i
September fl4th;flast. He had bsetis livf
Ing in the vicinity of Lebanon for some :-
been' after ' him'i for twoT- weeks7 'This
morning the sheriff ' encountered ; Taylor on
SK 2SS4! i
and ' stepping up;to hini presented his re-1
voiver ana uemanaea ms surrender. ?Taylor
instantly drew a pistol, but the shetiff was
too quiek fot him and fired, killing him in
stantly. fThe body was taken to Lebanon,
and the; sheriff has telegraphed to the1 au
thoritiesi iu Tennesseeiw It is thought that
man's hand Was nicked m durinff the ex
citement by another man m the car and was !
seen no more. It is Baid' $16,000 reward !
from Chattanooga. , Tenn .
a- noted desperado; f named ,
Kockwood,. and I
assist in his capr
orother of the
Sheriff Goodall this!
mornin&i t 'n i- Mw j j. p tv
... t Netw York, October 13. A report , has
reached here that editor " Cockrell, of the
St. Louis JPost-DispqtcA to-night shot ex
Congressman Slay back, of that city.
Saw Mill Fatality Tnree men Killed
; In a Desperate Sno.otlns Aflray.- a
, tBy Telegraph to the Morning Btar.l , : .
.. Atlanta, Ga. ,Oct 13. Yesterday, while
at work in W". W. Turner's saw mill, 'seven
miles from, here.-James Smith was .tripped
by a piece of timber and falling across the
saw, was cut almost in two. lie died in
stantly.? -yl-rH'S ht'-'x
At Tifton's M! ill station on. the "Brun
. s wick & Albany Railroad, a serious shoot
, ing aifray occurredjyesterday, the: newSi of
which has iust reached here. Green B.
Mayo and Martin ' Harrell,. two turpentine"
prodacers, who had quarrelled, met at the
court ground; and when Mayo asked for a
retraction of certain things in an insulting
letter to him from - Harrell, the latter fired.
jBetween the two" men andtheir friends,forty
or fifty shots were fired. Both of the prin
cipals fell mortally wounded.' One of Har
reU's supporters, named Jordan, was in
stantly killed, and " a man named Heckens
was seriously shot. ' - -j
,Atiahta, Oct. 13.-A special , to ,the
Constitution says that Mayo, one of the
men engaged in the Tif ton fight, is dead.
;Wm. Tickers is reported dead, and Har
rell is at the point of death.
The State Attorney ' General After tne
. , matrimonial .mutual Benefit As
: clatlons. i
' (Bj1 Telegraph to the Mornine star. 5 ' '.' '
WAsmNGTOKi October 13. -Reports have
- m ins njet tta Ulera. on the Coat-
tanoogiKrtfii1,-dtAsthe elfect that tiie'
mails are beinsr over crowaecr-wiwi-cr;
lars mailed by various,5; matrimonial and'
birthday mutual Tieneflt ' associations which i
are located in the State of Tennessee. The!
postal clerk reports that the Attorney Gene- ;
ral for Tennessee has "instructed the grand!
jury of the State to indict . the principals of j
these organizations for carrying on a iraua-j
ulent business. ' The matter has been re-:
ferred to Chief Special Agent ' Parker, )
of the -Postoffice Department who will,
make an investigation as to the legality of;
- i , i
Discovery of an Extensive Series of:
Frauds in Newark. Rumored Arrests:
of Prominent Officials. :'' ' 1
- r By Telegraph to the Morning Starl u. a
New . . York. Oct. 13. An i evening
Darjer savs : JNewarKers are excited io-uay;
w . A - 1 i
over ; rumors that an expert engagea io ex-;
amine the books of the city has discovered
a - series of f frauds ! and robberies which
promise to eclipse ;all previous revelations,
of local malfeasance. It is said that " the
expert has already discovered a loss of 'one-
third of a munonot dollars, ana ine proDa
bilities are that the robberies amount toi
much' more than that ram.' PFersona who.
profess to know, say that several prominent
; .Officials are to be arrested. us aixernoon.
COLORED REP URliICANS.
meetlniz of Party Leaders at Raleiffh
Strong Ground Xalten Aealnst Co-op-
. eratlns with the Liberals. :
I h DBy Telegraph to the Morning Star.
RAiEaoH.N.C:.Oct; i M amee'tmg of
leadimsr colored Renublicans of this State j
held in this citv to-day: strong', ground was
taken , . against . the .Liberal ..movement.;
Among the sneakers were Geo." W. Price
and Rev J.! Ci: Price: Thej soeecheS' Were
earnest and bitter: hd the sentiments de-,
THE WHEAT CROP,
the Department of Asrl
;' v ''i'f
WiswmoTOTf. October 14. The Octc
ber returns of the Department , of ' Agricul
ture of the -yield pet - acre of " Wheat, fore
shadows a", product JT. slightly exceeding
500,000,000 bushels and possibly reaching
fi2o.000.00QL r The ' averaee -yield oeiacre
aDDears to bemearly fourteen bushels oh -an
acreage.slightly less jthan 37,000,000 acres:
mere is a reduction 01 area in .wie bptiqk
I wheat region, and a large yield
? in the
feat iwinter wheat-growing', belt of" the
est. V Takine the highest figures indicated
bv' thesei returns of , yield, a distribution of
production gives ' 248,000,000 bushels, or
nearly half of the crop of the United States,
to the six principal winter - wheat States-
Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri
and Kansas. The production of the South
ern States is slightly iU excess of 50,000,000
bushels." - -.- : -: i
large Cotton' mill Destroyed by Fire.
yf;if ; j'HBy Cable to the Morntntr Star. i j
Glasgow,4 r October ICM-The ; spmmng
mill belonging . to Messrs.4 ' Galbraith: has
been destroyed by fire. ': Thirty-two thou
sand spindles are destroyed. Loss 50,000.
, The New York Enamelled Furniture
Company made ; an . assignment to J. J.
Coean, yesterday. Liabilities, $250,000;
assets $200,000. - . r- t
Mft : Ki
Vr :', I
A Session, at PniladeIpnla-An Ami.
ment Against a Protective Tariff.
'.; fBr Telejtraph to the Morning Star.l "' v''
H PnOAOKtipniA; Oct. 14.-At' a: session
of the Tariff Commissions i to-day, j: Rro
fessor - Siunner, of 1 Yale , College, ' New
Haven, ' Conn;, read a paper .. irpon the
relations. ; of a protective, tariff .; to wages. -He
appeared as a professional 'student bf
political econoinyand urged that' proteo-
tive taxes lowered wages-Protective taxes !
did pot aim to produce'gbocl government or -I
to accomplish aarcivil purposeat all: their I
aim was industrial. :Thev were planned to i
help some neonle to Set a Uvine. Anvthih'e- 4
that lessenedithelinumber .of ipersona IcjcHh-
pennff lor wasres. or that increased the ;l
amount of capital,1 increased wages;1 "It j
cueapness anuaounaance. a proteenve , Huysou, living about seventeen 'miles from -system
lessened wealth and- fenhanced-the J Charlotte, on the Lancaster road, in Union
cost of fajl, artwlea ofnclothing, :fuj;niture, county, had,his ginhouse burned yesterday J
crockery, tools and machinery. f JEe denied i in open day;-1 Loss $1,000. i-i- A postal
the allegation that protection brought received iahe city--yesterday' from Mr.
tal ;intO . use - which would ntherwia i Wm w?io j.. :. !it ri t
rfi and asserted that -the jWages pb ! cord; brings the intelligence of the com
bined here were' due to th economic i plete destruction bv fire 'of his ' banr eon- -
lorpea at wprs , 1 hre, -as cly one thng f
that .could reduce Amcnca.to a.European
standard, and that -was protective taxes an. j
puea vKng .enougn jiana muijisufflaent il
, - . T - vuw, . wuw. . A
and the duty on the other' half -"reduced '50
per cent., the " revenue wonld. be.- doubled. '
If more. revenue w.as wanted r v- (
- Mr. Kenna Then1 1 understand that you
do not want ; to abolish customs; duties 1 1 1
understood you to say just now, that you
wuuiu auuiisu au taxes; x ..'f.-r''.' :
,'i Mr. Sumner--All protective taxes. 'V-.'
ait. nenna -au lmDort duties ? . - ,- :
1 r o '. t i. ' " '.
duties by any means. ' II vou had duties on
-? r ju.rj ouiiiiiej. ;x uiu aofc, ; say- j an ? lmDon i
coffee, tea-or pepper, ,they ". would not -be
nrotective taxes. The taic nn -wine mtirKt
be, protective. ArA tax on sugar is largely a
revenue tax, but it is .also partially a pro-!
.tective tax . iu4 behalf V of . Louisiana sugar
growers..: I have no objection to pay. a tax i
to the U. S. Treasury, but .-I'. do pbjeet,tOi
pay a tax to the : Louisiana -.sugar cro were
or to the Pennsylvania iron men or to'OhiDl
Wool men or any body else.1, Z' ' '.
Areruments: were also t read . Jbv Bam.. A.
Edgerly, of New York, against an increase!
of duty on cotton" ties; sby H. Colquitt,!
vi ivuauia, iu iuvor vk mcreasea uuiy on
Spanish pyrites;-by",' Geo. C. Potts,' pf New ;
terest, for. the maintenance of duty i on j
sugur : by , Stockton Bat," of . Philadelphia,
andm. 1A. Burk, ,,'of Lowell,. Mass,, in.;
favor of the existing duties pni cotton and.
venule luauumeijr , , .
. ' THE CQTTQJrCMOP Vs'Xi
Reports of tne JDepartment of Agjrtcnl-j
Average -Condition." " 'J ". - - ""-.'" -f !
fBy Telesraph to the Horning Star.l ' a !
Wasitingtqk,; 'October -14 Cotton, re-;
turns of the Department of Agriculture for 1
October ihdicate unusual 'size and vigor of ;
plant and capacity for-average production; ,
. i . . . . , . i - ; .
lfii t ui
ported indication of rsnali - top cropumit
coincidence appears of the same general J
average or conaiuon in iooi ana -' vsaa ior
June, f July: and, August 89, J03 and 94 re-
specuveiy. uurms augus auu DepLemueri
1881 the condition fell- from M to ,but J
ra the same ierioa. this season to ea only,
. "a"rr..r"fc , ,p!r
10scoviap&KLHdth iiUgUSt jU
To a lwio rt rnA rnintTTr JPrrrMA. and TfiXaSli
two points in Alabama V three i in ilVifglhia, j
North Uarolma-and eorgia; , iout in. mis-'
Bissippi and Arkansas;" five ' in Tennessee;
and six in South Carofiaa The figures i
for Virginia are 86; North Carolina, 85 u
South Carolina; 89; Georgia, 86: Florida,
82 j Alabama, 88; Mississippi," 82; Louis-;
lana, 82 ; Texas, 100 r Arkansas," ao ; xen-
nessee, 4." Jttains - nave -Deen., aounutuii,
throughout the belt, with a few 'local ex-j
ceptions;. in the southwest; f severe 2 rei
ported generally, with ? occasional;
injurious consequences,; -wniie some
correspondents claim a oenent in me par
tial breaking of roots stopping growth and
hastening matuiity. Rust is slight,' and
not injurious. . 1 he caterpillar is present in,
the Gulf States, but no appreciable damage'
is reported east of Mississippi The partial;
loss of leaves where the worm exists is fa-
vorable 'to the development "Oti the noli.?
Slight damage is reported An : Madison and
Gaddo, in Louisiana, ana m; a lew xexas.
counties. The boll worm is dorng injury
in some ; bottom lands in i Russell eounty,;
Ala. j in v Dallas, ; Denton, tEastland, anct
Stephen.-Tex, ;! in Pope, Ark., and Fayette.j
Tenn.- , This pest j has perhaps done more
damage than the caterpillars, but the losses
from ail insects will be insignificant AM The
range of. possibilities between! frost and.ai
lonff and xavoraoie season ior .matuHug
and picking is mucn wiaerxnis season tuan,
usual, owing to the present rank growth
and greenness of the weed, and late ripen
I y .' 1 1 - ' ,; !' VK-- -! S
Particulars tf the KilHnsrof Ex-Con
gressman Slaybock He Received, his
mortal Wound from his Own Pistol
; -ttThfie i it - was - Beinz xaKen trom
TBv Telegraph to the Morning Star.
I- St. Louis. - octooer 14. uoi. a.? wt
Slay bock, accompanied py, w ...n. uiopion
visited the editorial rooms of the Post-Bis-
natch, vesterdav evening.' ' to demand satis;
faction of - dohn' A. ,t;ocKreii,ior assaults
made upon him in the columns, of, that pa--per;-
- Slaybbclrwas shot and killed. "- John
M. McGuffln, business manage?, and yictot
T. Cole, foreriian, at ajate hour last riight
made a statement of -what occurred in the
room where the shooting took, place.; They
say in substance that Slaybotk, on entering
the room,' threw his coat: back: and drew a
revolver, and advancing; said "Well; I'm
here, sir. Then Observing i a 'weapon 6ri
Cbckrell's'-desk, he asked, rlsthat for me??
to which Cockerell ' replied,- "No, - it's
-- w . , ,-l
for use only to defend myself." Slaybock
from: here T don't want to have any
thing rto::do wiUiiyouaSlaybockiid
Clopton in the, meantime ; pressed iorwaru
and nrowded iRoekrell ' airainst the wall.
Then they all got into a sort of tussle, each
having hold of the other, CockreU being
the most crowded, .the latter- asked Mo-
Uumn to tase B lay dock s piswi uum uv
and while he was trying to do so the weapon
was discharged and Slaybock staggered and
in a moment sank to the floor. -
A Summary of the Crop to Rate.'
New YoEsV.Oct, 14 Receipts of cotton
at all interior towns, 129,730 bales r re-
rAints 'frrnn Wantations. - S34,4 ' Dales
erop in sight; 80T,S4oTtotel'risibte supply
of cotton for the world is 1,536,-iOo oaies,oi
- which 854,706 bales are American, against
; 1,9,959 and lvuyrepecuveiyitwt.
then said" rf You are prepared to draw, men 1 m- f He .- is from ; Vance county,
draw;" and Cockreil answered, -"I don t J and has-since, the war been a fanner,
have to drawr I don't want to. draw; go A LWc reaTet to learn of a very painful
" , .T-:Ne w Berne Jtiti)Sikl; 'Abjagcd'
colored man named, Dajry Barnes, captain
of the schooner Dolphin, was knocked o ver
board yesterday, about .eleven miles below '
the city, and was drowned.
New BerneJnirtiil:Vx Tuesday v
evening . while "Berry Scott, "-White, and '
Providence Bryan, colored, of Jones, were '
on their way from- Trenton - noun:
near E. Foscue's, Esq.; they engaged in
an altercatioa in which Rnntt , tjr.v
throat Bryan t not expected to live. A -bottle
of whiskey is said to be the cause of
the trouble between thecal Scott has been -
arrested.-1 Greene county items: The
cotton crop wiUyield better than- was ex-" -
pcuwiu. . e nave a great deal of sicki
ness and a good many deaths. ! ' - -
i)i:T,Bev.Miv Juriiey writes tothe '
New Berne Journal, correcting a statement
of some writer .concerfarag Carteret codnty.
He says: ; I personally knew seven doctors
in the county and five, out of the seven own
norses ana often
ride" them to see mtiftnts
AreniareaerQ arq ,at least three hundred
buggies m the county, f It: is not true that '
you can ga within, one milef every man's
mxis' w tuie-couflty Dy 'boat.- -I have
preached a good; niany funerals in the
C(raDty and with one or two exceptions not ;
"uuuiur cujiuaueiuwa wno came
i - chriotti :MmUnM a.
taining a quantity of provender and wheat "
The loss Is estimated at 600 - with-no in- :
surance. - A costal card from Denver
Lincoln cbuntv. savs lhatafiM-iaftiftofiidnt
buggy as it was turned-over, caught f trader
it ana araggeavi--iie naa a no oroKen and
was hurt otherwise ! ?i ,rii -
' John Bi'.Ferrall iie3gried'lh'jiUon -of
captain, of the' Raleigh Light- infantry.
:-fThe.1uieeting cjf- the; GrandL Comman,-,
dery Knights Templar,'3 at iDurliamOh' :
-weaneaaayT was - a pleasant 4ulair,.A re-,-
eption - was tendered ,;the visitors, byi the
The rainy weather
prevehted a '"parade. ir
E. F.. ilartin,; a
,9th7 and. enterprising colored, man of
Wilmington, is here in th
e ihteres't of tho
Wilmington, Wrightsvdle & Onslowr Coast-
Railroad ,; Company,, of which he , is ; the
general" manager.. It is owned by colored
moh.i and will," when completed, be ope-'
rated, by them. - -Mr. j Julian S. Carr "
havirig offered'a free scholarship to a colored
man who. should pass. ' an;, examination in
the most, creditable manner, Messrs. McAl
pine,T)Uckett arid Tuppeif yesterday exam- -ined
a: "i number, of ? colored i men. The
scholarship was awarded to, H. H, Hines, of
Rocky ' Mount 1 r He wilij be allowed to
select any - college 'he- may. see proper. .
The attendance yesterday, the v third
day, was quite large,' and the grounds at
Camp Russell were pretty well filled with,
well dressed arid well behaved colored peo
ple: ' At noon an address was delivered by
;Rev, Jos. C. Price, the well known colored
orator. His theme was," The -Future of -the
Colored Race. It was an excellent ad
dress, full of good sense, andthe,,need 0f , ,
moral, intellectual and industrial capability '
Was urged upon a large and 'attentive audi- . :
ence'. - The speaker supplied- the - place of -R.iT.
Greeneri of Washington, D. C who
had been'selecfed as the orator of the day, -but,'
as usual with orators from a distance.
failed f o r appear: 'The exhibits. Upon i the
'grouhds attracted considerable " attention
nfl w , complimen ts.- Au effort vis
mfenf oyr ihe rave of the, ate , D Wra.
pi c -"-, ' t - -
T ,' : '
n r xtaieigu jfartner ana jnecnamc:
we are sorry to. learn that Rev.- Edward
ii.wnt.tpn fpitftmnpiipHAPci(rrt th.noetn:
rai charge ot: t. -lnoraas' cnurcat wind-
sor. - By the death-of General David ?
State loses oneofntsoWcfze
means; of ability and of the highest charac
ter". "&u6h men in passing off the! stage of
lifeSteaye a vacancy long perceptible. He '
was "about 65 years old. -Thero' is a
big effort to introduce 'Olive Butter, 1 the
name Olive being, more easy. , to swallow
than ''cotton seed oil" butter, though the
article is tnade from cotton seed oil. ii
The Farmer and Mechanic- last year made .
the prediction that In twelve' months after
the completion of the Western Railroad: to
the. Tennessee, line ,all of North. Carolina
west,, of , Swanahoa i'tunnel -would' vyery
soon, virtually secede from, the 'State and ,
jface .towards Knoxville arid Charleston.,
It used to, be said that Southerners
had no inventive genius." , If that were so,
necessity must have become , " the mother
of invention," sure enough; for of the total
issue of patents, the South: now Takes much
more, than her proportionate share, accord
ing to . population, ; y. Aug 1 22nd; : Wm H.
Goodman, Raleigh, a motor; Aug 22id,
Vernon; Greensboro, plow standard. Aug.
15. . John E.: Tyler, Roxobel, hand saw.
..Aug. 22nd? Wm. H. Burgess, Rich Square, :
cotton gin arid hay press.; .Aug. 16th, John
G. Arnngton, JUlliardston, amalgamator.
. Sept! 3rd, Marion E Zolhcofier, Weldon,
lamp chimney protector. ; ept. mtn, raui -Winn,
Statesville, harness. D. .T. Bryan,
Rocky Mount, lard.; and . butter ; cutter.
Aug. 2ndj Wm.D. Sprague. Henry's, a ves
sel for preserving butter-v Aug. 26th, Gas
tori Thompson, . Cameron; i washing ma
chine. . Sept. , 12th, Frank Cook, Clem
monsville, apparatus for drying fruit;;.
-'?r' Raleigh 'News- Observer: "My
God i f ellow-citiieris lrt exclaimed General
Leach, when be heard the news from Ohio.
. Prof. George T, Winston, of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, delivered an able
and instructive ' address on education pe
fnrt larffi and ' intelliircnt audience of -
teachers and bthers at ' Whiteville, m Co
lumbus county, bn ' Saturday last ..7 in
commemoration of the laying of the corner
stone of the Old East Bunding of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, by Gen.- Win.
Ri Davie, Grand Master, on October 12th,
1793. is celebrated to-day in Gerard Hall
attlhapel Hill. . President Battle delivered
an historical address," Hon. John Manning,
Rev. Dr. 'Jeffreys, pastor of . the Baptist
church, and perhaps others are to speak
algo. Mr. C. M. Roberts enters upon
the duties of Keeper of the Capitol to-day.
He is a clever gentlemen; of pleasant man
ner, r He was a Second Lieujenantin Capt
"Alex? B. Andrews' -company of ',the First
Cavalry,. North Carolida itatei Troops,
Wade Hampton's Brigade. He lost his right
lejr at me oame 01 n aite xavcru,
arid probably -serious injury.
red on Monday night last at Hamlet, to tjie
Itev. Evander McNair; ' D. SD.V a distin
guished Presbyterian divine of the. Cape
Fear section. In goinst down the steps at -the
end of the platform; in a hurried man
ner he had avery severe lau, Dreaamg nis
arm ! verv badly; ' crushing his cheek bone
and knocking out several of his front teeth,
and receiving other internal injuries.'- He
Was knocked senseless, ' and he Was con- .
veyed to;Laurinburg in the sleeper,, where
medical assistance was secured. . r-The
colored lair,- which opened here on Tues
day and; is. still iu progress, is superior in.
some points to any ot the preceding .ones..
It is quite a success 4 We sincerely con
gratulate the President and his- committee
on the successful accomplishment of their
undertaking,' and trust that much benefit
will accrue from this ' attempt - to : develop
the industrial interest of the colored people.