trMrT aventag. Sundays
eer0 T :
JOSH T- iTAMIa
orToa A.n rsorxnrroe.
gEirrio.va postage paid-.
14.05. Six months, 2.00. Thie
atfothi. fi.wi "" t
ftprT will be delivered by carriers free
.'rlfrt in an J part of the city, at tbe above
or 10rn per to.
' .r'-ir ratc-e 1 &fcd BbcraL
iborlhere wUl report any and all fan-
tc tbHr -paper regularly,
7V 7i7v fieciao has the largest
i., fide circulation, of any newspaper
published, in the ctly oj wumxnon.
Senator BetOcand Mrs. Beck have
gooe to .Florida.
Kentucky has a colored fern ale tea -pcrinco
Kcncins all the go in Paris just now,
for ladies an well as men.
The Pake ot Newcastle lingers at
Jacksonville. Fia., until Spring shall
A large number of boys and girls in
Saahvilio. Term., are going into silk
culture thin Spring. .
The total Ios.hcs by fire in the United
States iluring January and February
re cfetl.oiatrd at B 1? S50.0O0.
The reigning beauty or Ireland is a
B lfart mill girl. Crowds, it is said,
Hirronnd th mill daily to see her as
she takes lu-r departure.
Tha Princes lh;lMrouki has taken a
superb mansion in Paris for two years.
rd proposes to live there quietly with
her children, takius no notice of Rus
The average stay of servant girls in
families is said to be less than seven
weeks, taking the country over. In
Wilmington it would hardly average
The whipping-poat for wife-bearera is
to be set up in Illinois. The law not
only provides that any husband who as
saults his wite shall bo whipped upon
tLe bare back, but that he shall pay all
costs ot prosecution.
The four German ofliecrs detailed ta
organize the Sultan's army have, by
permission from Berlin, entered the
Turkish service, and fifteen Turkish
offioers are to join the German army
for experience. -
Kansas is to have a railroad com
mission. The business cf the com mis
6ion. as outlined by an act which, has
just passed the Legislature, is mainly to
see that the laws affecting trans
portation are enforced. Passenger fare
8 limited to three cents per mile.
The Bloomington Paragraph heads
its account of Judge David Davis's
wedding as lollows: "Bloomington's
Big Jude, in IKking Over the Gar
den of Womanhood. Selects the Burr,
Probably Because he Realizes that She
Wiinitick to Him Through Thick and
Mrs. W. K. Vanderbilt's Easter balj
continues to be the topic of conversa.
tioa m New York society: It is esti
mated that the diamonds to be displayed
by tho ladies on that occasion will
represent a value of five million dollars
The entertainment will cost ndt less
than fifty thousand dollars, the cham
pagne alone costing two thousand dol
lars. A bill has passed one Hons? of the
Missouri Legislature reducing tho pres
ent legal rates fqr freight on railways
a that State by 35 per cent. It is
backed by what is called the Farmors'
dub. The St. Louis Efvublican, the
ieadin? Democratic pa per of Missouri.
ay that, through competition, freight
rates are already reduced somewhat
below the legal rates, and that, if the
bill -becomes a law, it will inflict & -.serious-blow
to the prosperity of tho State-
It is said m New York that Mr. Ru
tas Hatch, who is now in London, has
negotiated with English capitalists to
purchase 3.000.000 acres of land from
the Northern Pacific Railroad in Mon
tana, and stock it with 5.000.000 worth
ot cattle. This has long been a pet
scheme with Mr. Hatch, but ho has not
teen able to induce New York capital
fcto join him.
u"6 ,tAtesve tonkmark aserts
ti&t neither Judge Bennett nor Judge
Ashe, whilo on the bench, carried tree
railroad passes. Is the Landmark
sure .where of it speaks? Some ycar9
smcc we heard a " gentleman who is
sure to have beeu pretty well posted on
th subject, remark that there was but
Jud-eot the4 Superior Court in
orh Carolina who did not carry a
Uroad pass in his pocket. Wo can
ot blame a Judge who is compelled to
JJU the circuits of tho State, from
Uttntuck to Cherokee, with a salary
01 &ly $i,500. out of which he must
cot only support his family, but pay
H of his own expanses, if he does at
J" railroad passes. Tho wrong, if
rong there Is, isroperly chargeablo to
the niggardly policy called economy
on th pxrt o! oor State, .
ii 1 u J
INDEX TO NEW ADVERTISE MCMT8
I Cure Fit
K II Pickett Shal
Moore County ;rit
Cap:lce Poraa Planter
$100 to $250 per month.
Yates A Large Mock
W II Gueek Garden J-ecd
Muds Baos Soda Waier
Otteuboueg Doti't Stand
Heissbeeger Kater Cards
Water Proof Building Manilla
Giles & Mckcuisos Facy Gooda
K M McIntire An Attractive 6st-v:k
M M Katz spring and Sumraor tioods
ET) Hall, May. r Sailed Proposals
Kerch n es & Caldee Dr s Groceries
P L Bridgees & Co .Jojojis Greeting
For other locals see fourth page.
Wood was very scarce! and very high
Will we have a free mail delivery in
Farmers in. the country complain
crrievously about the: wet and cold
W at her.
JudgeMcRae was in the city yester
d iy, theguett of his brother in-law, Mr.
V. L. Smith, Jr.
Our thanks are due to Senator Vance
for copies of tho "Official Records of
the Union and Confederate Armies"
during tho late war. - " I j
Mr. R. IT. Pickett gives of-fish al
notice in another column that he is pre
pared to supply a hungry people with
substantial shad-(oh's) at reasonable
A ew postal regulation, requires
each renter of a post office lock box to
deposit 50c. with tho postmaster as
security for the safe keeping of the key
or keys to his box. Heretoforo the
amount of this deposit has been within
the discretion of the postmasters.
UDEB3 SOL1CITND AND
.PROMPTLY FILLED AT LOWFST
MARKET PRICE, by
mch28 3t. - R. II PICKETT.
All new Ue-
falgn. Fringed asd m fringed. Call and sec
them at IIKIXSBERGEK'S.
JCSt- RECEIVED ANOTHER ASSORT
- i i
meut of STEEL ENGRAVINGS, framed acd
not framed, for Parlor Ornameata. At j
mch 23 Live Book and Music Store
"yrTE OFFER, AT WHOLESALE, A FULL
line of HFAVY GROCERIES, embracing
Baco-v, Floor, Sngar, ' ''
CofTtK). KiOH, Mole8, !
salt. Crackers, Canly, I"
Soap. !tarch, Cnndic. i
heetc, .oJa, Potash, i
Burgs Wrapping Paper.
Wrapping Twiue. Hay,;
Bagging, lies, Jtc ,
l.ye. Snufi", Tobacco,
Krilld, HK3p Iron, Glac.
Oat?, wxlc-ureaw. j
KERCHNER A CALDER BHOS .
Grocri and Com'n Merchants,
Wilmington, N. C.
ON THE ORDER TO COME.; ,
BUT COME AT ONCE 1 1
And 6c what we can do for you
In the way of tnpplying your requirements for
Spring and Summer.
Whthyonr tastes be plain or fastidious,
no matter; re hare provided liberally for
both extremes, and also for thoe which run
betwocn. ' Every garment we offer Is of recent
raanuf acraro and W latet desijas. Our price
. ; !
ar THE, TERV LQTVE3T, aad epeak for
Purchasers ot GOOD CLOTHING have only
to the Goods and Prices, to koow that the
adTantajroa that wo offer ARE pXPBECE-
. .v ! .,
Wllaatartcif, N. C
WILMINGTON. N. C. MONDAY; MARCH 26.
Spring & Summer
All the Latest Novelties.
. 5 - 1
! - ' ' IN !
&C-4 &C. &G.
PULLKR ADVKBTISENT IN A FEW
fRr cU, get aoltad. t plaase4, a&d thereby
M. RJ. KATZ',
36 fliarket Street.
Ian 28 j
A Joyoiis Greeting !
WE OFFER OUR FRIENDS AND PATRONS
AXD WISH THKM A BRIGBT AND
HAPPY EASTS R.
In many vartetlea, for the Baster-Tide.
Walnut Cream. Cocoa Bars, Smatbcrcd
TTalout Taffy, Bulldocer.
Cbooolate Cream, Caramel,
Japan Fruit. Ac, Ac. '
Elegant flavor, larga and juicy. Equal to the
Florida Orange ALMOST.
French and Turkish Prunes.
la two pounders, (U Frail, to the pound.)
GERMAN SWEET COOCOLATE,
BAKER'S rRESn CHOCOLATE.
Pi L. BBIDGERS & GO.
CITY OF WILMINGTON, N. C.,
" MAYOR'S OFriCE,
March 26, 1SSS.
TILL BE RECEIVED FOR FURN13H-
lng tue city of Wilmington with Labor and
Material, spedflrl helow, cost 'act to com
menne April 3rd. 1SS3. and continue uotil
Ap 11 1st. said bids to be opened at the
meeting of the Board of Aldermen on Monday,
April 2nd, 1SS1, at Zy o'clock, P. M.
1st 'For furnlahing dri crs. feeding and
sbolng mules, and keeping carts and harneas
In good order, for any number ot cans the
clt. may employ.
Stid For furnlshiss material and keeptcg in
repair the city street lamps; also, for lighting,
extinguishing and cleaning ail city lamps, and
ailing hunts when oil ! used; alo, xorfvr
oishlng oil, wick and chimneys for all tamps
not supplied with gai; also, for furnishing any
1 traps ordered, of sLre aud quality known as
Standard Street Lamps.
3rd For lighting the elry with gas or other
wise, . - , . '. '
4tti For lumber perl.OCO feet, of merchant
able quality, and in quactlUea a required by
3th For scavenger work.
6th For printing and advertising.
7th Also for EhUng the dry with electrio
E. D. HALL,
mch 23St-nao mon-th - - Mayor
Star copy Taeeday and Friday
AN ATTRACTIVE STOCK!
WITHIN A FEW
MAKE A DISPLAY OF MANY
And every department will
in New York to suit
WH0-EACHWITH HIS OWK PET SCHEME-CUl
I TIVATE THE FIELD OF HUMAN NATURE.
! . i 1
There have always beea quacks : legal j
i i i
qcicis, theological quacks, scicntluc iquache
and medical quacks. Some f tke are bland,
oily fellows who argu and smild tfcej world
Into believing la their favorite bit of humbug.
Others are pompous ajid pretentious parasites.
But they make It pay. Men seem to love to be
swindled, stipulating only that It sh&U he neat
The dear public are equally liberal to the
electric and magnetic fraud. This fellow la a
genius In his line. He will put a magnetic belt
around your waist, a magnetic necklace under
your chin, or lit you! out with ac entire suit of
magnetic clothes, warranted to serve the pur
pose of ordinary garments1, and at tho same
time to cure all diseases, from whoopia-cough
to hasty consumption.
Most of these have no more electric or mag
netic powex about them than resides in woolen
blankets ar In girdles of sackcloth. Only
when applied by an expert Is electricity of the
i i i i
slightest use as a medicinal agent, and even
. . i
then its value Is grossly over stated. What Is
the strongest possible presumptive evidence in
favor of a particular remedy ? Clearly that it
should have been prepared by responsible per
sons of acknowledged skill in the treatment o:
Squarely on this foundation stands BEN
SON'S CAPCINE . PORUS PLASTER. En
dorsed by 3,000 physicians, pharmacist, drug'
gists and chemists, it seeds so further apolo
gy nor Introduction, i It is the one and only
true and tried external application. Quacks of
all kinds pay the Capcine the compliment cf
their dislike, as Satan Is said to hate holy wa
Look in the middle of the piaster for the
word "CAiciJv'. i'rice 'a cents.
Seabury & Johnson, Chemists,
inch 26 4w "
i uis wner-prooi msieruu iwimuiai use wiuaer, is uwi
fov roof,out?kle walls of bnildixva. and iid in plaot
Fail to ue ALABASTINE for renovating ycur
w alls ana ueilxxg. is is rapidly superced
ing 11 other t Inish. For dcb abilitt, boauty
and economy, it is without an equal and can
be" applied by any on. If not for sale in your
neighborhood, send to SEELEY; BROS., 22
Bulling blip, New York. men 26 4w
When I My cars 1 do not man nartiy t stop them !et
SUoxeaad thon bars them return asla, I mesa a rsdl-
fel rare. I bsve tnsde the disease of FITS. EPILEPSY
FAINQSIC&NXSS a lire-long stady. I warrant xn
remedy to ears tbe worst oases. Because otben na
failed Is no reason for not now rolvlae a cora. Send
failed Is so reason faro ot sow rsot viae a cora. Sends!
oooe for-a treatise and a Free Bottle of my tnfalliliM
roraedy. Glre Kxprese and Post Offloa. It cota you
nothing for a snd I win core yrm.
Address . H. G. SOOT. 133 Pearl SX. "sw YorJt
er Month rSURp.
ita jubilant wita
our new oraiaea BUTrr .uoain ire
Clothe LI nrw Lattt forever. Ftverrur't. Wamntd
Bolls remh y at evry hone. Srmpf tr irm frt fcy
noC Address aiSA&O Will SOUS, rbilada.. Fx.
I tare a posUlr reoMdy for U4 above disease; by it
Bae thousands of ease of tbe worst kind and of lav
standln? bare been cord. lodged, so stroor Is or faitc
tn liseOcacy, that I will send TWO BOTTLES FHj;E. w
rvtber with a VALCABLS TBEATISB eotbU d.mfc. t
any safiorer, OleCzprws and P. O. address. v
2. 2. ATSLOCUil. IZl Fecrl Sw. rY
"faOORE COUNTY GRIT"
CCSN U ILLS AND HIllSTOfJES,
" oh ApruoaxioK.
BaatK CASSIUIA URlSTSSf ZX
Rrrjrh Offirs. f-r!a- H. r.
If You Would be Happy
BCT A COOKTOVE.
uThe Golden Harvest,"
Or, "SOUTHEltX OAIC,"
Of PARK Kit & TAYWR.
Pure White Oil. mch
GOOD UPPLY ALWAYS ON HAND.
GILES A MUDCHI50N,
DAYS WE HOPE TO
. be supplied with such desirable goods as we canTind
the tastes and requirements of our customers.
R. M. JVIclNTIRE.
rjUIK MEMBERS OF pits HIBERNIAN
BKNEVOLENT MCIET1r will give a Soebbio
at GERMAN I A HALL, Easter Monday Fvc
nlng, Maicii 2Cth, liSC.
Thu Italian Bard U engaged for dancing.
Tho Ladled will furnish refreehuinw. Friends
of th oci3ty aro respectfully InvitC't to at
ten i. ' j
Adia3in Ge-utiemen, 30' cento. '..
and Children 25c
. i -1
inch 22.2t th-mon
A Large Stock
QF BLANK BOOKS, '
Paper and Envclopea, '
Musical Instrument, &c,, Ac. "
mch 28 C. W. TATES.
Certificate of Election.
WILMINGTON, N. O.,
March 21, ie&5.
"YyJS THE UNDERSIONED TUIxiES, duly
qualified to hold an election for Aldermen for
i- ' : .- . . . i .. ' ..
the First Ward of tho City of Wllmirigidu, ca
the fourth Thursday of March, 13SS, purecant
to an "Aot of tho General Assembly of North
Carolina, entitled au Act ,o organise a Gov
ernment for th8 City of WilmUigion," rstlCed
the sixth day of Marca, A. D., 1577, do hereby
certify that tbe following is a true and correct
! 1 f
statement and return ofkald election: :
W. H. C1IADUOURN roceired 421 voM.
W. U. HOWF.
B. W. POSHFR
S. TJ. MOSTON
GEO. L; S BUTTE
rtoeiTei CDO vctea.
resolved 183 "ote.
received 138 o't.
reechfd 73 votes,
rocolvtd 3 vote.
And we do hereby declare that W. IT. CHAD
B9URV sn4 ISHiM SWEAT, having recelv
ed th highest number of votes cat, are elect
ed Aldcrmfra of tlw Citr of Tllralngton from
th) riSST WARD.
J. D. OREELL, r.cpitrar.S
W. M. EVAN, Registrar. .
W ri. NASH, 5. H. TEEUY, M. CAKRCI.,
J. W. KING, J. W. WHITNEY, S. A. RICH
ARDaON, JKSSE IVES, ROBERT THOMAS,
Inspectors ot Election.
Certllicato of election!
WILMINGTON, N. C,
March 22 I,
TrE, THE UNDERSIGNED JUDGES, duly
qaallHod to hold an Election for Al.lcrrocn lor
the Second Wunl of the City of WilaiingtcB,
oa tbe 1 Xourth Thurisy of ATarch, lss3, pir
aumt to an Aot of .the General ?.ss;Tably ef
Nftb Carolina, tntltied ",An Act to ori-an!ze
a Goveraateiit fort&e City cf WIlraiufcton,t
rattled tbe sixth day cf Mircii, A . D. 1S77, do
hereby certify that the following La a true and
correct EtaUancat aut return of eaid ck'cfen:
GABRIEL' J BON EY recelyM 2Mvot-.
EDWARD I. HALL r.?c-!v4 2H vot.
Scatrtrijr, 3 .rotes. -
A :id we d oirtby declare ttat CATiRfrL
J. BOXEY and EDWARD I. HALL living
received the highest comber of vot-ja cait, are
elected AWenncn of the City of H'UfltLngtoa
f.-rmtbc SECOND WA DP. 4
j C LCMSDEN. Rig AU-ar
JAMES G. BUKH, T. A. snEPARD.
GEORGE E. BOEDEX, C. W. AVAST, IrJ
epectors of Election
FLKA&K KOriCK. !'.
Wo will bo glad receive ecaaszlsaSlssi
frcxa our friends ca any &n4 u schjetii d
J general taierect bet
TiO BK30 OX VX9 trrltT CBXUt HwJ fc fa
awd to t& 'WBefc- . ; . -;. .
Airt It U erpecUSy aat parOcttluty csioi- i
tood that tbo IMJtordoe ot ahrari escrrt !
ko Ttewa of correrioodc2rU & to stated i
la the editorial cohunas. i- -.-r " ' I
CortlQcato of Electlorie j
"TE, THE CNDERSIGSZ1 JUDGS rjajy
qaaliflcd to ho w an Election tor AWcnacn f dr
tho Third" Ward of the Cty of WUcTjajtca, cn
the fourth Thnreday of March, 1881;- nxUt
to tkt Act of the' General Amribly of Korth
Car allna, cnUUed "An Act to organize at Cv.
erarueut for the City of Wilmington titlZea !
thS sixth day of March, A. D. 1377,'do tcroby i!
certify that tho XoUowtng is a true and correct
statement and return of said election : -V
JOHN L. B-UDLKY rcceirod'tM Votes.
SAMUEL BEAR, Ja,. Weired W votes.
T. HANCOCii.- roocived 74 votes'.
F. W. FOSTER
rectlvcd 73 vote.
And wc do hereby declaro that JOIIN L.
DUD LET", and & A MUEL BEAR. " Jr.. hATtn
receivel the hlgiwxt number of votes cast, aro
elected Aldermen of tho City of Wilmington
f rolrn the TJIIP.W WARD '
I A. J. YOPP, Registrar
WALKER MEARfeS, J. W . PEED ETf, 2t.
G. SAMPSON, D. A. SAJX3WAR, Initort
Certllicato of Klectlon.
H-ILMINOTO, H. o.,!
" March S2.US3
XAE, THE UNDEUfilGNED JUDQE3, dly
qualified to hold an JClection for AUrrrvra for
tho Fourth Ward of the City WUmiatoa,
on tho fourth Thursday of March, I8o3t vwm
ant 10110 Aot of the General Assembly of Storth
Carolina, enritlel An act to ctganlM 0
eromont foi tho City of WIlJnIngtoa. ratUcd
tho slath day of March, 1377, do hereby certl
fy that tho ' following is a true and correct
tatomen t and return of said election :r..r- t
ft. II. FISH11LATB received 111 toti I
WM. L. DEEO6SETT rceclred ill votea. 1
GEO. cnADDOUHN. reccited 173 Tisies. . .
A. ADRIAN reoolTed 1 rote.
And wo do hereby doclare that WM, L. X
B09SET and S. H. nsiIlJLATBl Wrii In
oolved the highest number of rptes) east; ire
elected Aldermen of tbe City of : WUmlagtr
from tbe rottRTH j WARD. -
JNO. j. FOWLER, Eegtitrac
M.S. WILLARO, J.s. WTLrjAM JOIW
G. NOaWOOD. GEO. W. PJUCB, L .
specters of Election,
Certificate ot Rlectlon. f
1 H I .
nJirXTOTON, N. CL, I
E. THE U5DEE5IGNXD JUDGr3,-t5a!r
quallfled to hold an Elecai for JLIderBca tor
tie Fifth Ward of the atyof "wjrxiagt, itn
the faurth Thursday of MarohlSSS, proat
to an Act of the General Assetnbhr of Kortk
Carolina; cntitlM "An Actio omsize0s.
ernaierit for th Citr of Wi'mlugton,'' ratUSed
ths sixth dsy yf March, A.' D. 1177; do hereby
certify that the following is a trua andoo'rrtsct
stitement and rotcrn ef raid eJccUoV: '
A'ALENTINE noWE received ftTotea.
JOHN J. GEYER . received aoj votes. ,
C P. LOCKET raceired 198 votes
A. R. COOK: received II rotes!
J. D. SAMPSON ; received j Z& rotes.
And we do hereby deslare that VAEEF5.
TINS HOWE and JOHN J. GEYER, "haViac
revived tbe highest curabcr of votes casti are
elected AHcrcwncf thcaty ofj WUmingttB
fxduxthe Frfn WARD. , i ' .
; BKNJ. FARROw RcgUtrari
A. HOWE, J2.r Jr H. IIANBY, J. D.
KLANDE2, A. JIUGGINJ, iiscctorf Of
E3Ch2i-2t :. . -1
Matting ! Matting I v
Uc to 45c per yard ; M, ft. - i. Kl Clnhi '
cJcgt t la do-ijmV and loln irtx. V :
TCESISfl TA PJTaV ii V yjvei jzjf -j
"iiiav-, ; .' v ;:..
Fin j a?sonni-nt f MaraJ3k- and rhtapr
White at Colored lied ptesdj. - f
lmo. Gt;rrrrui aa l Irt.b UUn. TuUs j
Bata.enichaperlWeL. ; : I - !
Coma an I tee nj, 4 .-vi-.t pore t.-
Goods. 901 ltiui. .
. Tho celebrated Fish Drsrd GUb
Twina is cold oh! j at JACcrja Mz?.