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SJ, Micha«l'»(P. E^rhurcti. Mint Bt.
SmiCM •tIOt.ro. iMen.ni. Sondfj-
~ IkwI at i p.tD. Ber. P. r. Autos, putor.
M. E. Cbnrdi, Graham BtnA. Strrkni at
rip. m. audep.ni. Sumlfjr aeliool at >0 a.
Ill R«T. S. H. CdJcIt, pastor.
Fint Baptist Qburth. Sm^CliiiTch St.
Ptirricsai li t. m., 3 p. m. and ep. m. Siin-
■Isy-scboel at 1 p. m. Bar. A. A. PowHI,
Klwnccar Baptist Charch. East Sacood 8L
.'torriotsat lit. tn., S p. to. aod flp.ro. Bttn-
•lay^rbool at 1 p.' ni. Rev. Z. Haoxhton.
I Chatkui Ctnatj CecTMrtIve. ,
By order of the Exeeatire Cob-
wiJtoe of ChatlwiD conhtj the remb*
K. M. Andrew! u itiU iMdii^ the lieu* are reqneated to meet Jo Pitta-
81.1. 1. tn, familto., .hn. B.|b.r. .. T.Md,,. M.ygiL, ud .IM
Bameh aella ^e beat asd obeapeat
elotbioj aod dry gooda in the city.
There if qaite a number of appli-
eaota for the State Normal at Fayette-
Title, among whom are aome of (ho
beet yonng men in the State,
have a good nan.
The member* of the W.
requested to meet
I’resbjrterian Cliorch.coniar Hevantb and | Chapel lo-roorrow at 2 o’clock p.m to
''ollrfte Sts. Service* at I p. m. audgp. m.
''iinday«hoolat 10 a. in. Bcv. R. P. Wyebe, | ^
ninfop Chapel. (A. M, E. Z.) Mini 8l. Ser- i
vlcehal 11 a. ro., 8p. in. and Bp. in. Sunday-
iihool at 1 p. m. Rev M. Slade, pastor.
little Rock. (A. U. E.Z. )E8(. Ben-in
at n a. m-.S p, m. and « p. ro. Rev. J, W.
OraoeCbntch, (A. M. E. Z.]8ou(b B. be
tween 8d and 4lh. Services at 11 A. H. and
fl o'clock P. M. Sunday-school aiSP. M.
Rev. R. It. SlitI, Pastor.
^ lecture by Prof. Atkio^ of
I Livingetone Collegi
. crow mark, it will be etopped
till yon pay np. We cannot continue
to send it to yon withontsomo money.
PIcaso pay up and let ufl conliono it
0®-If this paragraph in
yonrpaper hu abluemark. your paper
will be mopped. Please pay ^np so
wc can continne the paper to yon.
Hard times is at oor house as well ai
yours. If we cootinne to send to so
many who do not pay wo will soon
send to no one. So pay what yon
Wc hare waited patiently with many
of our subacribers, and now that the
cold weather is over, and wc are still
hard pressed for moucy, wc will ox-
peel all to pay np now without farther
delay. Wo will stop sending the
paper to a number of our city sub
scribers this week, and wail for them
to pay up. Wo cannot help it.
Send in your subscription. Wc arc
Superior court convenes in Wadea-
boro next Monday.
"Us preachers" go to Gcoeral Con-
furcDcc next week at Newbem, N. C.
Our Rockingham subaeribon will
please bo prepared to meet ns on next
Wednesday and Thursday.
Kov. R. H. Stitt was taken end-
denly very ill last .Saturday night aod
was not able to be out on Sunday.
Wc expect to be iu Wadoaboro next
week and onr subscribers there will
please govern thcmsclTes accordingly.
Rev. Mr. I^adwcll preached at
Grace Church last Sunday night, and
Rev. Edmund Davidson in the morn
The new railroad going souUurcst
from Monroe is completed nearly to
tho river. The train goes l.'i miles
The intereais of onr graded school
teachers la boing looked after and
better things are expected for the
Diringatone College will graduate
nine from the collegiate aod three
from ibe theological department on
the lAtb of May.
I’rof K. K. Smith was confirmed
Minister to I.iboru laal Monday.
Ho is said to be the only Smith on
the diplomatic list.
If yon think ibis paper worthy aod if
you favor supporting raoe enterpfisea,
send us a subaeription, and let oa
send yon this paper.
The Urge brick building that atood
in tbe rear of ibe while graded aehooi
wan horsed to the ground last San-
day night abont 12 o'eloek.
.\>at tbeee lovely moonlight nightal
But Dr. Williami aaya they may give
yen pnrumonia if yon hang on the
gale post too long after yon vetnn
Biabop Hood aiya kb eddrees wee
'‘garbled" and he wei nUrepreeiBled
ky the preaa. That b JaaS vhM w*
•apecicd and tbe Buhop bae Vwa fat-
i>r.n, lb. rtpiblUiv W » .R IMd npaUlMu.
A meeting will be held by the
.Managers of the colored Hospital
Tuesday at dP, M. All interested,
especially tbe members of tbe W. C.
T- U. are earnestly requested to be
present at the Hospital building on
Stonewall St. near D.
We are still having frost in this
section, though the fruit is growing
and looking like it u not at all in
jured. It is hoped that wc will have
a bountiful erop of fruit this year,
that hard timet mayiho forgotten a
few days, if not long.
Tho New York InJrpfinhnt is one
of the most powerful and infinential
papers in the country. It supported
Mr. Cleveland four years ago. but
is opposed to him thifl time. Ono by
one tbe roses fall. It remains i
for Geo. Wm. Curtis to go back
We visited tbe First Baptist chuteh
last Sunday nigbt and beard
tercstiog sermon from Rev. Mr. Pow
ell. Ho has probably the neatest
eburcb and one of the beat congrega
tions in the city. Ilis choir is second
to none. The Snoday previous this
church raised ^0.20 mission money.
The MxflflBNaXR is not Canaday’a
qrg^ but it is Smith's organ, pub
lished in the interest of the Negro and
the Republican party. Wo take it as
insnlt to ourself and our i
Mr. A. V. Doekery to charge all he
of merit as ooining from others.
Wc have but little faith in Mr. Dock
ery’s respect for aod opinion of the
colored man. Some white men look
upon the Negro as mere chattel and
'benevor be supports a candidate, be
is charged with being bought.
The Protectioniii pleads for a
sidcratioD for the white repnbli
in the State. Tbe editor of that
paper certainly mast have lot
by bis stay in England. While there
he must hare read none but demo
cratic papers from this Stale. It it
said that in the Ust two State oon-
veotioDS the whites were in the
majority-that when republicans held
tbe oflioe, white men got the lion’i
share of places aod ^00 to the color
ed man's fl.OO—that white men were
consulted rbont every appointment
and tbe colored man was consulted
about nothing, but when a wlTite
pnblican wanted something be simply
said to his colored beoehmen, “I
want yon to do this or that." These
are tbe Mr. Oaoaday is remotest from.
Tbeao are the things thinking col
ored men want to see stopped. We
do not object to white men
voting the repnblkap ticket and
taking- a band in all tho party
management. We afaalt go along
with the foreioMt to-day
oonnty eonventioa in an offort to have
a larger repreeentatioo of white i
the eonncils of the party here.
Fenukle Hemlaary for Zion.
Tbe qaeatton of a female seminary
for Zion ooDoeelioo will be disenaaed
tbroogb Ihete oolumna next week,
after which Iheae oolnmna will open
to both ridea.
Tbe paper has a oironlalioo In
teveral eonotlea In tbe Sd Congraes-
ional Diatriet. 9ot aeveral raMM
we feel ialcreatod in all the good
works of tite 'old Gape Fear. Wi'
know she will aaleot two good mos,
bat we hope they vtil alaet that aUa
■ad aver traa rapabliaaa 6. J. Spaani-
asd elllar 0. f. Wtmm oa 0. 0.*
1f« eare »ot wkaAar shey
delegatee to the StaU
be held in Raleigh on tbe 38d of
Wire Fmeea in Town.
CompltiDti is made of the danger-
one barbed wire fence used on many
lota in this city. Ledtee drosees are
often torn by them and frequently
one end of a wire gets loose and tbos
becomes very dangcroas. especially to
pedistriaos in the dark and to bare
foot children. Ought they to be al-,
lowed on public streets!
We learn from tbe Star of Zim
that .Miss Klien Dade and Miaa Kst^i
Cartbey have passed the required ex
amination after completing the eourae
dy at Livingstone College and
will on the I5tb of next month get
their diplomas as A. B. There art
Lx young men in tho class with them,
but these ere the first ladies graduat-
ith the degree of Bachelor of
Arts in this State, that we have
knowledge of. While some of
young ladies have graduated from
Northern colleges wc don't think ani
have taken the full course in one o
our Stale colleges. There is alwayi
room at the top and if these ladies
will retain the Miss with the A
they will find plenty of work in amel
iorating tho condition of our people.
Of course when a bachelor inarrica he
is no longer a member of tbe society.
Livingstone College is fast taking
the lead aiuong colored iastitutions.
Let tho white IlcpublicaDs of this
State have all the considcratioa pos
sible. It may be, that the roa.son the
.Stale has not been redeemed sooner
there were so few white republicans
to have consideration. What few
there were have heretofore had all
that was worth having—such as Con
sul ti Iccds and abont every pladt in
the .State that paid a thousand
salary. Yet nineicen-twcntiei
the colored voters voted the Ucpubli-
can ticket. Wo bavo not the least
objcctiomdu white men Icadiog and
bossing the party os heretofore. They
should be considered und have at
least one representative on our State
ticket, &e AH wc ask is a say so in
tbe choice of these white men inas-
inucb as we will do the voting -when
it comes to that. (I yes, give tha
white Republicans some considera
tion if tho State is ever to be re
The republican county convention
ill bo held in the conrt house to-day
> select delegates to the District
convention to be held at Maxton no
tbe 22d of May and to tbe Stale con
vention in Raleigh on the 2.3d. It is
supposed the party wilt be ro-
orgaoited at this time and the cleo-
lioD of delegates is the only business
of the convention, .-ts ti^rc seems to
be harmony in tbe party it is hoped
ill bo evidcooed to-day by a re
spectable, peaceful and harmonious
Office has been taken from tho col
ored man by the democratic party and
I other dielnrbiog elements have
been removed and wc know of no
cause for contention and strife. If
colored men are to control this con
vention. let ua do it with that dignity
and decorum that would do credit to
any act of men. Let na leave off all
points of order, and in a right way,
•elcel six or twelve of the best repub
licans in the county who will credit-
ibly repreoeat too parly in tbe eon-
Let os throw aside all feeling and
know DO aeetioD or color, but such
u will dq credit to tbemselvea
tad the party. We bare a number of
good men, white asd oolored, to selen
from in all parti of tbe conutry. Jwe
want hormoDioDS aetioo nowr'To in-
Mre soeeees in the aprooobiog eam-
■■1^ L'BBEB STAMP, with yosr
nano b Foney Type, 26.
rWtiBg osrds. and Ihdia lak to nark
^Ui fres with esob oHv
ito Btg Pot. Ti(ii.Ka..
The edtmwd people of the State art
flxeited and indigsaat" beotnaa the
Legio^xre refoaed to otrike the word
“while” from the boalar^ laws. A
largo poblio Boetiag of woioeB woa
held to Baltimore Wedoeaday, to pro
test oguinit the lawoait standi, aod
condemning those who voted against
its repeal. Among the speakers was
Mrs. 9. A Morgan, a iwheol teoeber
at Ahlngton, Harford eonoty, who
Olid that her daughter, fifteen years
old, bad been insulted by a rich
gentlemen's son, who told ber that
she had no rights under the laws of
Maryland. “I know if a colored
man insults a white woman iu tbe
least, a mob of whites will be after
him. I am a Gbriatian. aod know
the Bible teaches ‘Thou sbalt not
kill,’but when I think of my little
daughter being insnlted and these
shameful laws and customs, mj blood
boils, and I almost feel like killing
somebody.’*—-/farre de Grace Rejinb-
Three cor loads of colored'people,
over 200 in number, passed tbrongh
tbe city this week on their way to
California. They came from all parts
of tbe South, where they were eon-
traoted for by Ctlifomia planters,
who pay their fare and farnisb their
food, and agree to pay the men 215
a month, tho women glO.and the chil
dren who can make half wages, on
their arrival. Labor is scarce in
California aod tbe planters are at tbe
mercy of the Chinese whom they do
not want. Only colored people with
families are wsntcd.—KaitM* Ci'ty
Pmldiof Elder’s Appolntmeiitfl.
Charlotte DisTarcr.—2d Round.
Rockwoll, Ist Sunday in April.
Clinton Chapel, 2d Sunday.
Torrence Chapel, 2d Sunday,
llopcweli, 8d Sunday.
Uiadleville, 8d Sunday.
Mac Chapel, 4th Sunday.
China Qrovc, 4th Sunday.
Little Hope, 5th Sunday.
JoDcaville, 5th Sunday.
DalltLA, 3d Sunday in May.
King’s Mountain, 4tb Sunday.
OcoQoville, 4tb Sunday.
Monroe, let Sunday in June.
Clinton Stand, 2d Sunday.
Simficld, 2d Sunday.
Centre Grove, .3d Sunday.
Weeping Willow, 3d Sunday.
B. S. Rives, P. E.
Favettevillb DfflTRiCT.—2d Round.
Norrington und Long Ridge—March
31 and April I.
Chapel Hill—April 7-8.
Guntor’e ChspcI—.\pril 14-15.
Milehcll's Chapel and Union—21-22.
Thompson's Chapel and New Hope—
General Conference May 2d, at New
Mt. Olivo—May 19-2U.
Jones Mission—May 26-27.
A. M. Basxstt, P. E.
Raleigh N. C.
Wadesdobo District—2nd Roand.
Matthew’s Chapel, Richmond Co.,—
March 24-25, to be held by Elder
M. 8. Kelt.
Gatwood Sl'ition, Anson Co.—March
21 25 ' hold by Elder L. H.
Silver Grove, Richmond Co., March
Galilee, Anson Co.—ApriI7-8.
Zion Chapel, Kyesrr Moore Co.—
Gooden's Chapel, S.C.—April 2S-29.
Snow Hill, Richmond Co.—May 5-0,
Hand Creek, Montgomery Co.—May
Ilarrisville, Stanly Cu.—May 19-20.
Pair View—May 26—27.
W. H. Simmons.
ATTENTION TEACHERS I
rai iRiSl SCIOOL,
Lninbcrtun, N. O.,
rill begin its TaiiTUXtii session for
six months on Monday, April 9,1888.
Having been educated in a New
Enolard Noumal School, and having
had sixteen yean experience in the
school-room, tho PrineiMl is prepared
to do much for those who are seeking
a school where they may be aided
dHring the summer Thorough drills
given daily in all the brm&ebes re
quired to be tangbt in tbe Public
Mhools, and written examinations on
praetioal questions given weekly.
Porportieuim, send for cironlora to
D. P. ALLEN.
Lnnberten. N. C.
UPtrBCJDior piA3r of ob.
CEARIrOTTB. N. C.
Aecotnaodatkaw ftinlobed travrien at
- MBs. Uonfortibla beds and
nemi. Boost loc^ la tbe central aid
bQelnwprt rf tbe dtv. Tabte ftuniibad
with (b* hMt of tha tDorkeillifeal* at oil boon.
J. M. GOODB, - PioNziTOK.
CSAklAifK. K. C.
WarM Carallaa, fliaiiia,i *
First. County organl«tion.—The
eleotioD preeinet shall be the unit of
eonnty organisation. Each preeinet
shall have an' executive eoamiUee
consisting of three active Bepnblieana.
They shall be biennially oheoen by
Abe Repnblieu voters of die preeinet,
and shall elect one of the number
ohainnon. They shall eeuvene
together at sneh time and place os
the majority of them may eleet. They
shall biennially eleet a county elecn-
fi^lhnembers, who ahall elect a ebair-
man frohi their number. Yseanciefl
in preeinet eommittees shall be filled
by tbe voters of tbo-precinct, tnd
oonnty committees by a convention of
tbo preeinet eommitteefl duly ealled;
Provided that in case a vtcucy
ooenre within thirty days prior to an
election, such vaeaney may be filled
by the vote of the reraaining mem'
Congressional, jndioial anti
senatorial district committees, com
posed of no leas than one member
from each county, nor less than seven
mombere, biennially elected by the
ecvenl district coDventions, each of
whom shall elect a ohairman from
their number; Provided, that a sen
atorial committee shall only be
elected in districts embracing more
than one county. Vacancies ooenr-
ring within thirty days of an election,
may be filled by tho vote of tbe com
8d. As amended by tho Repnhli-
can Stale convent!^:—There shall
be a State exeen^e oommiUee eom-
posed of one mmber from each eon-
gresflionat district in tbo State, to be
designated by (he district dcicgs’iona
at State convention assembled, five
members at large, to be cicoted by
the State convention and the chair-
mansof the convention at which the
election is held, and said 'committee
arc required to call a State convention
of the Republican party at least sixty
days prior to every election for mem
bers of the Gcoeral .Assembly, and
oftener if Dccossary in the interest of
the party. Members of the State
cxccntivc committee shall be biennial
ly elected at tbe State convention,
shall chooRc one of their number
ebairmao, and sball elect a leecrctray,
who is not a member, who shall re
side at Raleigh.
4tb. The chairman of tbe respective
county, district and State executive
committees shall call their conventions
to order and act a^ temporary chair
man, until a permanent organisation
is effected, with power only to appoint,
and receive tbo report of a committee
5th. No executive committee sball
have power to elect or appoint dele
gates to any convention, whether
county, district. State or National.
6tb. No member of an executive
committee or delegate or alternates
duly chosen shall bavo power to dele
gate his trust or authority to another.
7tb. As amended by tbo Republi
can State oonveotion: Each county
in convention assembled may adopt
eucb plans as it rosy deem best tor
the election of delegates from its
different townships or precincts to tbe
8th. Representatives in congress-
iooal, jodioisl, senatorial sod State
conventions shall eonsiat of two dele
gates aod two . aUeroates only for
every member of the lower house of
General Assembly, and shall be ap
portioned in tbe several coooties ac
9tb. Delegates and alternates to
the eoDDty conventions, shall be
elected only by a vote of the Bepnb-
lieaos of caeh procinot in precinct
meetings assembled, nnless obanged
as antborised by seotion VTI, and
delegates and alternates to the dis-
triot, aod State aod National codtcD'
tions shall be elected by a oonvention
of delegates duly elect^ and sent by
tbo people for that pniposo after the
Dotioe and pnblieatioc of not less than
fifteen days of the time, place and
purpose of anch convontion, and not
10th. Tbooerlifieatoof theebainnaQ
and secretary of the nicetting, oetting
forth the regularity of the primary
meeting or efinvention, and the
election of tbo delegates and alter
nates thereat, shall be aeorated when
nnoonteited, oa a good and raSeient
eredential for snob delegates ud
11th. This plan of organisation
and prooednre t^all eottUnne in force
nntil changed or abrogntad by a mb-
teqnenl R^nbltean State eonvontion.
Adopted in State oonvwtion, Sep
tember SS, 1889.
IMMerksIB iMt. nextto Acedanyeflfmlc,
CHABLE8TOV, A C.
PintSannbn will be epened July 1, '87.
FIrBCiMa Boerd wd i iwMiTidsIlnM et
iWMmUerete*. P. M. THOBjrX,
RTAW/imj rife:*' rife:^ Noueski
oTATIOIrB. DeOyex. DaBvex. Tii-
Sandsy. Sunday. weaLy.
jvChariotte 8.00p.». 7.00a.ni
■-'Hamlet l.SSa.m. 280^^
Uwal Frelcbt Noa. S and -9 trl-we^y
^ween L^nburB and Wllmln^. Ho.
a^^tunBy^ Ho. 6 ImtUs taarinbuifon
HMdaya Wednesdays and Fridays.
L^I Firoobt 7 aod 8 tri-weCUy
Uurinbui* and Chariotte. No. 7 Imto
UuriDbarK on Mondm Wednesdays and
7 ndajfl. Ho. 8 lottemiTnmdays,
Thursday* and Saturdays.
» nr r-r •JONES, Sopefintendeut.
P. W. CLARE, Oenenl ParowurarAirt.
C APE FEAR AND
• YADKIN VALLEY
TaUnflcffeet S.OOa.m., Monday, Dec. IS, 1887.
Txann Movae Nonu.
PaaaenaCTand Mail No. 1—dinnsratSaufonl.
Pnw, and Mall. No. H—dinnsrotOermanton
TOAtSS UOVIRO SOCTB.
Lv Ararat 4:00 pin
Ar U reciuboro, OMl
Lv OreeQAboro. 10:09 am 7-30 am
ArSanford, LSOpm l:93pro
LvSauford. 1:60 SflXlpm
Ar FayettcvlUe. 4:16 6:30 /
Lv Fayetteville. 4:30 6:80 Mm
Ar Maxton. * •“ —
0AB^1HA central r. b.
Wilntngtok, N. 0.. Jm. 1, 18(to.
Btmday. Sooday. waakly.
ivUnriob'ty 11:83 a.m.
*T Rntb^a 8il0*^
ind Mail No. 3—dinner at Sanford
FACTORY BRANai-FBEIOHT AND
TxAin Monsa Hooth.
Uave Mfllboto. 8K10a.m. 4:00pm
Amve amiuboro, 0:90 6:40
TxAiin MoviRo Sotrni.
Leave Oroensboro, 1:80 p. n
and Mad Trains :
Freight and Aocoremodaiion gTrain runs
fWim FayettevlUs to BennetttviUe and istom
Mondays, Wedneadayt and Fridays; from
Fayetteville to OiMnsboro on Tuesdays,
Thursdays aod Beturdaya, and from Oresaa-
boro to Fayetteville on Moodayt, Wsdosw
days and Fridays.
Trains on Factoiy Biancb nm dally
CITY LOTS FOB SAliB,
I OFFER FOR SALE ONBLABOE
City LoA Id ward % nn D and Booidaiy
streets, urontliia J^n Smltb, Jamas Btrsoii
and Cieecy MAaae—adloinliia HowMl aS
J. (I. BhaoDonhoose. TntalotIs laineaMwab
for four beautlAil baihUnos. I wUIrtl ebcop
'ir cash. Addrese F. R. HOWELL
Loefc Box 88. New Bir^ B. C.
BARBER SHOP !
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Experienced and poUls workmen always
ready to wait oci customers. Here you will
Ret a neat HAIR CtTT aod clean SHAVB
JOHN a HENDERSON.
East Trade Bticet. Charlotte, N. C.
S AVE MONEY
your little pictnraa to New York lo have thn
—red and ftuaed. You can have all tUa
t work dooe at home modi better and
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Dr. J. T. Wn.T.TAMB
OIBn UaprafeMlooalstfTMMlc ibagenen
Mice boars bum ntolOa.m. 8to8ii.m.
OOce No. M Waritth Mreet
Nltbt Mlb froM NtfdNice Bo. 606 Senth
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