tuw r apes
,Cst Six mtiu. 110. Ttree
be den wed br earner xree
V4 J7 psrtoftf city, at the above
fTl report any and aR fall.
m rm ta. . - I
-1 . ' - - .. r..-v. Au fA hzrxresi
7 . wa.vi. or y wr
rkn"Ssn!.M, i preparing; a now
i rrcr laWl hw formally
not come to
Winter. He ha siloed
rn. K-caird P. Hart, of Troy. N.
v .j ifveu S10.0UO tatUe Young
iVa' Atfxtalion oiiuatcuy. i"uu.s
f !;(..3 i male their library free.
I). Cilaiorc.a la-yer cl Washing
. t bguntuitin New York ajains1
(V: Scburz. cx secreiary of the Inle ri
, r. ivz the recorery o! damages for de
.rrinj aim ironi practice.
-i::era Ujiilmi.-: newspapers have
.rel in France iince the death of the
r."j.! !a Cbimbord. in consequence oi
v wt-.r.lrawa! of the iuhventions with
1-1 ..n..A9Ajt tlJfll
hi tue Ixa Lesisiature last' Vcd
i c!ay Saater Travlor introduced a
providing for the rcmorai vrithin
oioeirol al! saiei nnJ obitructiona
iv ru. classes of roadi in Texai.
A Ui atch trotn lloaie to the Ex
clave u'.exnpU company aajs the
lr it about to Issue an encyclical let
ter njardioi th Free Masons. In
wfifcii. i: iJ behereJ. a distinction wil1
be uisde bcincrn Continental and Kng
J te Fenians are not cannibals, and
vf. we tiad this in the Ioodon (Eng.)
Tt.j;raj.A: "Owing to tho threats of the
American Fenians against the life of
Judd Deaman, he is even surrounded
fcj a police guard while upon the judi
Tbe iceboat Jcsu. with two ladies
izAtwo gentlemen on boarj, broke
tirocja it ice off Hyde Park, X. Y., I
Thursday, snd iliss Jesse Lumb nar
rxtnlj escaped drowning. Miss Uarloe
wis carried cp in the air on the end of
tie rcncerp!ank. The Yacht was run
B:ciattherateof fifty miles an hour.
IfojiKattothe market from Call
(omia hive to be trapped In the woods
iaaboctlho same man nor as bears.
Oa incitoflheraoches.it is said, the
wice ar as wild as deer through the
er inrougn tne
they will pIaco
nsive and fight
woods, and if cornered
t&ezstirei oa the defensive
A l'Lilade.'phia pilot reports the Dei
aware Bay frozen over between Cape
May acd Cape Henlopen, a distance of
eTca miles, and last week it was did
aril for sailing vcsse.3 to make their
way ttroagh the ice. The Boston
iuiz ers and Readinr clliers
their way through tbe obstruction.
Twcctj seven women were grad
ctudfrom the Bellevce Training
School for Nnracs. in New York,
Tcwday evening, making 222 skilled
C2rsj who have received diplomas
.3cei$73. The school atarted In that
jnr with eighteen women as students, U
V:'., I. !. .. e ? I
iust it now has sixty-four ia training
ft ii against good manners under the
Frtsea Republic to utter the Divine
"ait ia Parliament. The President of
i Jxsate. inadvertently following old-
to-ioccd ways, spoko the other day of!
i. Henri Mania as having 'Tendered
fci ttauUfol soul to God.' He had the
c5cUl report corrected, and it now
sds on record simply that M. Henri
Mania's beautirol soul entered into
lathe sa.t against the New York
c-ay.Mr.Riij.c.the secretary and
r.ofvl company, aaid the
b:uniaAewYork were $U,129,
anj u, Montreal aboift $3.0O0i outside
of the banded debt. The bonded' in-
rtecoopiay.e h iu
-'n?!oa.acdhe considered it sol
The Superior Court in New York
til- ... . .
;,r.QiCU temporary injunc- casions a great deal of
- ...a.rnjDg Mrj. iAQZiry from
the title of -Pcrip ia her play
oa.scow bu- produced at the
t.kU J W r , . . a 1 . .. . .
"--i;ru in an ami. in lirrt..t h
fhe tanvftmn -r . i r
ti5 -!. ,yv" w orta i.aroiina aaia
t2ul, I0.1 5500111 Carolina: -Sir
firir21 ,a lhe wrld Is Dr.
wild 2x!l Sjr?I na the latr tee
"JfJ e aiiertlon.
ws..Z r!lccaire- lhc "Jcctlon ofafewboys.
tYecf -P Pi?n,who climl,1tb9 We hope the arrest last night and uns
lenl UMd?jyMrr.r-aogtryt carceration this morning of a couple of
i.ioaofh.s proprietary fighU these Opera House pests will I have a
VOL. VIIIJ l WILMINGTON. N; C; TUESDAY. JANUARY
Mr. Carlisle has positively declined
to bo considered a candidate for U. S
Senator from Kentucky. The caucus
meets to night and there seems a strong
probability of a deadlock, j
Tbe defeat of Mr. Tend leton in tho
Ohio Democratic Legislative caucus is
thus trvated by the Philadelphia Times:
Air. McT-ean has fed fat the ancient
grudge he owed Mr. Pendleton and
lhat sentleraan will retire from politics
atthecWeof a single term n Uhe
Ssuare. His record has, in the main,
been a cood one. He Uxk charge of
the biil to reform tbe civil service when
1 lew men on either side would have
I undertaken the work. While this was
gratifying to tho improved sentiment of
the people of the country, it has never
been accepted by the politicians of
either party.' ,
The body of Charlec Delmonico. the
manager of the restaurants of that
uame in New York, who has been
missing lor a week past, and in regard
to whose disappearance there has been
much excitement was .found frozen
stiff in the wood3 ef the Orange moun
tains, near Gen. McClelland residence,
not far from Newark, N. J., yesterday
morning. Mr. Delmonico had been
partially invalided for some time and
undoubtedly wandered off in a fit of
mental aberration. i
For weak lungs, spitting of blood,
shortness of breath, consumption,
mght sweaU and all lingering coughs.
Dr. Pierce's 'Golden Medical Discov -
ery ' is a sovereign remeay. superior
to cod llrcr oil. By druggists.
" LOCAL NEWST
IHDCX TO MW aOYIRTlSCMCNTS.
Vf L I Meeting
ncncssEXGES Plauoa andprjim
C W Tatxa Ledgers, Journal, Jtn
R If UcIXTlRB KTenln Drcc
Mods Bkou a Da Ko met Onion 8cts
rjjonki. coru'r-commtssioner'a ep01"
The receipts of coUon at this port to -
day foot up 343 bales.
There is a package iu ihe postoffice
of this city address to Charlotte Taylor.
bliss Lula Calais, formerly of this
city, but for some years past a resident
of Laurinburg, was married in that
town last Wednesday night to Dr.
The meeting of the Lot-owners
I . . II I
for,aist evening, was not held and an
adjournment was had until this even-
vauai v,cmeicry company, cauca
log. Joe Jefferson.
Mr. . II. Muse, formerly oi this
city, but now of the firm of Mclntiro
& Co., at Durham. N. C, arrived hero
last night on a brief visit to relatives
The pilot boat Stcifl. of Smithyillc,
recently owned bj Mr. James A.JWil
Hams, has boon sold to parties at May
port, Fla.. and cleared for the latter
The annual ball of tho
Light Infantry.ito be , given to-morrow
evening in Germania Hall, is a tppic
of interat nnw with tit vntimr rr!if
promi3e3 tobe rarely pleasant event.
rri rt , . . A, . .
The Charlotte Observer says that the
Carolina Central Railroad Company
are ouiiaing a new and nandsome de
pot at Brevards Station,
office is tor be established
ut Iron Sta-
Mr. J. Fulton Hays, formerly a typo
in tha Hr.inT.xv off. h rpninrH f
LmkaCitT.S.c:.. -wh.m hn ha hvm
one of tho nnbliahera of the Willfama-
burg Tattler, of that place. Wo wish
On Sunday next, the 20th inst., Rev. U
t t tr..i.AMi ii n r DtAi.Mvni I
ii. u. usnuiuiuv, j. . ui Miwumuuw,
a., will preacb at:the Jtirst I3aptist
Cnurcn in mis city. ; ua tne Monday
and Tuesday nights following he will I
lectnreat tho Library Rooms for the
benefit of the V ilmington Library As-
soclation, at which time we hope that
he may be greeted with an overflowing
house. He is one of the finest orators
Tnere has been upon frequent oc-
con fusion and
annoyance to those who attend tbe
performances at .the Opera House,
caused by the rude and noisy conduct
and the management
have determined mat it must cease.
salutary influence upon others and keep
them within the bounds of decency and
propriety. ; . ! -
For Pocket Knives or Table Cutlery
go to Jacobi nardwareDepot- 1
"The Itivals : '
One of the larpest.-most select and
most highly cultivated audiences we
ever seen at the Opera House assem
bled there last night to witness the per
form a nee of Sheridan' famons comedy
of "Tho Rivals," as rendered by Mr.
Joseph Jcfler3on and hi3 company.
Tho performance was superb in every
particular. Of course everyone knew
that tbe Bob Acres oC 3Fr. Jeflerson
would be perfect, but of the other chsr
acters in the cast many oi our people
kuew nothing save bv common report.
These, however," w,e re all that could be
desired. Mrs. John Drew, Mr. Fred
eric Robinson and Mr. R. L. Downing
as Mrs. Malaprop Sir Anthony Absolute
and Captain Absolute, , respectively
came in for a share of well deserved
oraise. and formed a support of which
Mr. Jefferson had good reason to be
Droud. Mr. Charles Plunkett, as Sir
Lucius CPTriqger. was good, althongh
there mizht have been some
improvement in his .part.
lie seemed to fail at timus on rising up
to the true character of the ideal Irish
duelist, and seemed to forget the rich
broeue which gives piquancy to the
part., Miss Rosa Rand as Rosa La?i
fftiish, did exceeding well, and the
other, though minor, parts were good.
The audience were ueli&nted and were
kept in every conceivable condition
from a broad grin to an nproarons
laughter from the beginning to the end
of tbe performance.
After the curtain had dropped upon
1 . , , T J u:-Zi-
tue xasL act. iir. ueuenuu uuu uis cuu,
Thomas, were conducted to the May
oVs ofiico where he met with the re
maining members of the old Thalian
Association, with whom he bad j.been
acquainted some S3 years ago, when he
visited Wilmington and played- for ; a
considererable time. The meeting was
entirely informal and was very pleas
ant Those of our citizens wbo attend-
Jej (he reception were Col. J. J.
ricl: C01- Donald McRae, Col. J. G.
Uurr, Mr. Jonn b. James. Mr. lienry
n ii-ii rw. II. C. Brock. Mr
Gcorge Wt Kidder nnd Mr. George R.
The Fire Tills Moruiu.
At about 1.45 o'clock this morning
the house of Mr. J. H. Pugh, on Eighth
between Market and Dock streets, was
discovered to be on fire and had atfain
A a..nU tkn Uo .m.:
- - - -
portion and nearly all of the lower
portion of tho house was destroyed be-
fore the flames could be extinguished
The fire originated in tho diniug room
and tvas caused presumably by a coa
cropping irom tne grate on iu some
kindling wood which had been placed
near-by lor convenience in lighting the
fire this morning. These becomiug
ignited, the flames worked through a
hole in tbe ceiling and worked their way
to tho second floor where the fire was
first discovered. There was a high
ind blowing at the time which, to-
father with the lateness of the hour
wbcn ncarlJ everybody was wrapped
inBinmDer. comDincu to render the
attempts to enunguisn tne names
fruitless. Mr. Pugh saved a part of his
a f k ? at lAHan im w wttra it'll.
in8nn.nnft nnon thn nrnnortv fo t h
Lmonntof $750 ln the Connecticut
$750 in the
Insurance Co., represented in this city
by Messrs. W. L. Smith & Co.
Mr. John .A. Maybe, Agent for Han
Ion's Voyage En Suisse, is in the city
making arrangements for its appear-
ance ucre oa lue D,Safc UI W1C nu ,nst
. Mf J A. Dingess, Agent for
Auuie x liity , uuufc.uu j w appear at
the Opera House on the night of the
1st inst.. is iu the city making the
DeceSjary arrangements ior tne per-
ur Asa K. Brown, formerly of this
city, but for the past nine years a resi-
dent of Mexico, is expected to arrive
ijerc to-night on a visit to his relatives,
who will be glad to bid him welcome
after his prolonged absence. He has
two brothers. Cant. J. Kent Brown and
Mr. Thomas O Brown, and one sister.
Mrs. E. J. Moore, now living in (lie
Mary Bradley, colored, was brought
before the Mayor this morning charged
with disorderly conduct. She was sent
below for 20 days. .
Julia Murray and Sam Smith, both
colored and both disorderly, were sent
below to await an investigation - into
their cases to-morrow morning, they
having asked for a continuance.
Sam Lark Ins and Robert Howe, two
colored boys, were disorderly at the
Opera House last night and were taken
In by the police. They were snt below
for 30 days - - , . -,
'. ir -. ... "J . --..i. : i-J WT. ; ; ' " i
' ' j I I i ! I -
NEW 5 AIVERTl SEMJENTS
EVENING DRESS GOODS !
Such as Plain and- Brocade Ottomans in various
colors and shades, f
Colored Persian Lawns, with other novelties.
A FEVV BLANKETS LEFT. WILL BE SOLD VERY CHEAP.
Ulsters, Dolmans and Jackets, Childrens Cloaks, &c.
! ON ALL WINTER GOODS a decided reduction in price.
CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, MATTINGS, &c.
A good assortment with prices as low as the lowest.
jan 15, 1884
We learn from those who have been
snfferers that the maillbetween Kenana-
Ville; Duplin county, and Jacksonyile,
Onslow county, is carried with such
irregularity as to be a positive nuisance
to these who are obliged to depend upon
that route for their postal matter.
. Tbe meeting of the stockholders of
the Wrightsville & Onslow Railroad
Company, which was to have been held
yesterday, was adjourned until to-day
on. account of the absence of the neces
sary books and papers. Phis morning
a' committee was appointed to wai
upon the widow of the late deceased
Superintendent and obtain those docu
ments, which having - been secured, a
committee was appointed to verify the
stock and see if there was enough sub
scribed to warrant proceeding with the
building of the road. Tne meeting was
in session when our .report closed
awaiting the developments of the latter
committee. -i -
To Builders and others- Go to J aco
bi's for Sash, Blinds and Doors, Glass j
&c. You can get all sizes and at the
Lowest prices 1 s
A Pleasant Party.
There was a yery pleasant party as
sembled last night at the residence of
Mr. Henry Woodcock, on Walker, be
tween Second and Third streets, com
plimentary to Mr. Henry Toilers and
his bride, of Point Caswell, who have
removed to this city, and will icside
here in the future. There were about
75 persons present of both sexes, and a
f aa c. a C . rl lUiM rs it rrr xwr r rt
ictftsi. wi vuiujjj ui oivu i-v. v.-
gale themselves. mere was also a
plenty of dancing, the Italiau harpers
furnishing the music for the occasion.
The festivities were kept up until the
"wee sma hours ayont the twai," and
the enjoyment-was all that could be
desired. The young people -carried to
their respective homes pleasant mcmo
rics of the occasion which time will
never efface. " ' '
Election of Officers.
A very important meeting of the
Wilmington Light Infantry is to be
held at the Armory to-night. It is
for the election of officers for
thefl ensuing year aud a great deal
of interest attaches to the event. The
full number of commissioned officers is
to be elected, Col, John L. Cantwcil,
the veteran commander of the corps
haying tendered his resignation of the
captaincy. This .tep has been deep-
regretieu, muuiucu as vhii. v-.aui.wei
has done so much ' for the discipline,
efficiency and well-being of the corps.
W hen called to the comilrand he found .
4 r I
a mere nanoiui ot memoers ana ne
leaves it strong, self-sustaining and
reliant, with a membership of nearly
eighty good members. .
Golden Lyre Lodge, colored. United
Order of Odd Fellows, celebrated their
tenth anniversary yesterday by a parade .
hrough the streets accompanied by a ;
band of music, and appropriate speeches
The exercises were concluded by an
entertainment held at the City Hall at
Not only a painscure is St. Jacobs
Oil. but the swiftest, surest, safest.
fJIIIE REGULAR MEETING OF THE WIL
MINGTON LIGHT INFANTRY was post
pmediratil to-night at 8 o'clock. All mem
bers are requested to attend. jaa 15-1 1
: 1,000 Hhdo
PRIMS PORTO RICO MOLASSES JUST
landed direct from the Island, which we
oflsr to the trade at prices to suit the times.
We guarantee this Molasses pure.
.EDWARD KIDDER Jt SON.
j NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
R. M. rJclTJTIRE.
F THE CONDITION OF. THE: SINKING
FUND. CITY or WILMINGTON, N6rth Car
olina, January Ulh, 1884:
4 City Bonds dueial837i
1 do do 18S9.
7 do do 1892....
17 do da 1897 ......
10 do 1o 1899. ..! 1, COO 00
10 do do" 1901 10.CO0 00
25 do jdo 1904 25,000 00
3 , do do 1910 3,000 00
Bonds amounting to
. 47,600 00
: 5.837 86
Total amount of Sinking Fund. . .$53,437 SG
All (he Bonds and Coupons are stamped
-omKinff r una Jitv or wilminaton and are
deposited la the Vault of the Bank of New
! RICHARD J. JONES,
jan la-It i i Com'r
A FULL FLEDGED -GOLDEN HAR-
VlsST". That's the kind of COOK STOVE
WE KEEP, ihey are thing of Beauty and
Joy to EVERY HOU8EHOLD. Only sold by
PURE WHITE OIL. jan 14
Onion Sets, White and Red.
FRESIT SUPPLY ' JUST RECEIVED
Also, a full assortment of ,
i ' .
FRESH GARDEN SEED,
FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES,
CIGARS in creat variety, &cj, Ac.
Munds Bros. & DeRosset,
j New Drug Store,
jan 14 Market and Sceond Streets.
Ledgers, Journals, Days,
"n lank books of all sizes and
j styica Df Binding.
I Memorandum Books, Letter Books, Invoice
Books, Receipt Books. ,1
Lithographed Draft, Note and Check Books,
a una miaa to oraer.
All kinds of Olhco and Fancy Station ery.
. Wrapping Paper and Paper Bscs, Twine,
c, at lowest market prices.
YATES BOOK STORE.
119 Market Street
Ox Tail Soup.
JEADY FOR USE ON TABLE, CONVE
KIENT TO HOUSEKEEPERS AND ECON
WE HAVE ALSO
ANN ED OKRA
Canned Tomatoes & Okra.
Makes elegant Soup. Receipt for making
Soup thrown ln.
SUGAK CUBED HAMS
SUGAR-CURED JTIP& A .SUOULDKIW.
Cail early before the rush.
P. L. BEJDGEES fe 00.
HO North Front St.
Apples ! Apples ! Apples I
- Apples I Apples !
Qjg CRATES GOOD KEEPING APPLES
on hand. Selling cheap, , - .
At &. McDOUGAUS,
No. 14 Chestnut St, bet. Front an4 Water
ian 11 Wilmington, N.C
W. & E. S. LATIBIEir,
. i -
, 0lee-3, E. Cor. Princess and Water St.
Jan 7'lia .
- PXJCASS KOTrCX.
Wa Will llS 1 " A MI MmlinilH)l
froia our frteada on ay aa4 ill tjact i
caralfaterc3tbut -: l ' j .'. : 'j ..
iiTho aame of the writer tntut alw'art U f
alanea to the JEJttor. ' i 1
Conunimlcaaoas mnat b wnttaa oaf oal
one side of the paper. , i
Personalities must be avoided.-
And It la especially 'and particularly uad
tood that the Editor does not always eadoi
the views of correspondents unleaT so state
In the editorial columns. j f .
THURSDAY, JANUARy 1 7.
I lrst appearance in this city of
Rice's Pleasure Party !
In W.QiU's Musical Conifdy of f1
OUR COBLirJS I
Ainusinx Amuiuic ! "Auiiuing
Magnificent Scenery! A ppropriate CoatumetJ
rt . U11,VM ui tt. nenry nice.
and 50c; Gallery 2..
j&n '4 4V.
Pianos and Organs, (
jJADE BY THE MOST CELEBRATED
Manufacturers, endorsed by the fading 'and
eminent pianiata of the- day, jand warranted
Bot to bUater und peel off in two' or three
months; but are paranteed to resist the! at
mospheric changes of the South equally as
well as any Piano or Organ made, and to im
prove In quality of tone by uae. ( ' '
Call and examine these famous instruni'ents,
At II EINS BERG E R'd,
Lire Book and Music Stores
. OF GENUINE i i
German ICainit !
' IMPORTED DIRECT
- . .V I 1 '
FOR SALE IN LOTS TO SUIT 'BV
Kerclmer & Calder Bros,
Wilmington, N. C
QUR STOCK OF WINDOW SHADES has
been replenished during the past week, and
w:earc mho-wiug some very Handsomei Pat-'
terns. A full line of fine and medium 1
PARLOR, CHAMBER, LIBRARY
AND DINING ROOM SUITS.
MATTRESSES of all kinds in stock ind
i - i ' t
made to order. - I
, t -. . !
THOMAS C. CRAFT, Aacnt.i I
Furniture Dealer. I
fJIHE COPARTNERSHIP HERETOFORE
existing between W. H. & J. A. MONTGOM
ERY is this day dissolved bv mntusl csnmt.
T. A. Montgomery assumes sll lisbiiitiM And
is alone autherlzed to -collect and rer.cW for
any and all debts (Ine tbe ssld Ann. i i
w. H. MONTGOMERY,
J. A MONTGOMERY;
January 12, 1834 " '
1HE UNDER8IGNED WILL CONTINUE
the hiifefnivaa if Hnr rv W TT 1 sV T '
Montgomery and solicits tho general I upprt
of his friends,
J. A. MONTGOMERY.
Bankrupt Sale of. Boots
I have bought tho entire Bankrupt Stock 0
Dryfoos & Stcrnbcrgr and will close It out at
lees than , "J j ' "-
'Manufacturer's Prices I
This stock U known fsr and wide aa the
HANDSOMEST and BEST SELECTED ef
any ln tho city, and as the foods are jromx to
be sold very low for cash only -it will nsv
purchasers to examine same bfnm hmin-
elsewhere, 1 1. . I . . i
dec 13 - . A. DAVTD.
Low Price. I
Don't Forget It.
rpHE OLD NORTH STATE SALOOX hss
A - i -
ou hand a fine lot of those HORNE GARDEN
OYSTERS stacked on fee. j ey are the best
brought to this market. Call and; y them.
ALk, Beer. Win, Liquors and Cigars, j
I JAS. M. McGOWAN bOS,
Jan 1 j No 6, South Front At
Rne Portraits in Crayon or
BDER5 PROMPTLY' EXECUTED
the finest style. In order to more fully Intro
- .' . II .
Ance the work my prices are to the' lowest
cent for first class work. - Friends are lavlted
to call and examine for themselves.
OHIN T. TifOUAS, Art!it.
desC XUZIarts it., llJrr.;at:(.c.
particular. Box. Sheet opens at Dyer's Tne?