. - a. CI T
.rtSCBU'' .m Tin
Pf. .ico: One moot,
carrters free ;
., W . -4 - ... .2
- ... .
(f r ,iw tfrr. turner
H .t Sew 0 '
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lVj-1 cJ'.w. .-irilow memorial I
w - r
cflb-9 New ork
J.7,sitout that Jay. GouM
s I r
tMirirJ Kins write rrmu Paris that
j-e Co!oatier'bo-k so! J about 15.
tO)4:cs before tha rabiic tired of the
.k whippier incident.
iUyur Cooiminji. of Baugor.. Bio.,
. M ixiia vetoed iandard time on the
ncd ttat tolar time ii according to
Cit .l tb inevitable law of God."
VI Landuo special to tho New York
cad by tie beiueit of r.o le3 sum
tlia 500.000 by a wea:hy Ixndoa
laJf!nIVr Leo XIII
yiici.a Trtvraph: "The Ihree men
mUtutilituie the Ceorsia Ilailroad
C'ooialulon can by the sweep of a pe
bsnkrcttttjro&il ia the State, atd
Ure L to h jber authority to -rant
W. W. Story, the culpJor. has com
.:ed a siaiue of C6jH Justice Mar
fciAJ. a: l.'wffif. and it has been cast In
tre. Tic ee!cs:al it to be orna
utzuA wilii two ornate reprntatloa
.t ti relief.
i rxv.ee girt her amb&uadors thrice
st much as she gives her cabinet tnla
iun, aia Germany does lik twite.
Ssglaxd also pat her ambataadors
gtAtlderablj more than aoj rsexuber
Tte Democratic National Committee
tre v hold a meeting on the 22d of
February, and will then probably de
cide opon the time and place for the
National Conrection to nominate their
It appears from the recent report of
ttebVcretary of the Treasury that the
xai:ed redaction in the new tariff law
of iS53 U a abau. the axgregaU recelpU
from easVom duliee not being three per
cent. less than they were formerly,
whereas the pretense was ef a redaction
from 15 to 30 per cent.
Mr. Tennyson Is going neither to
crop Lit came cor add to it. It was
said that he was going to call himself
TtosjsoadXyncourl. Nothing oftho
t:ad. lie it going to call himself fcim
p!y TeanTson Lord Tennyson. It is
ti:d that he was averse to accepting a
pecrs;e. and did tato please his son.
The Cbarltiton Xacs and Courier be
Ilrres that the members ol Congress
via refase to reduce taxalloa with such
a great ssrplos confronting them with
tietaciible eridence that the people
are being taxed f&r in excess of the
needtef the public service will no1
bare a p!eatact meeting witn tbtir
coanituentt when they go home nxt
There It grief araoux the Cbioese
Uuadrynea of iiew York over an order
of their cooanl that no Chinamau shall
opeu a lanndry within' three blocks 'of
say ether Chinese wah-hone. The
cnltr is inexplicable "except on -the
groQsd that the coasa wants to lcten
toa petition by scaltcring the laundries.
Tks Chlnatnca growl but will obex. At
eceofthem says: "He allco samee
empeloL What hiui ssj Chinaman ail
ft do. ai: uai Melicau man do alios
EoMKsUfUUee, Boas Kelly say do,
Me.ieaomahtaeay "you bet." rrlj
Ileadqaartert or the 'Green
BtJUJXOToy. Vx.-Mr.L.S. Drew,
the popular landloard of the American
ttoui, certifies to the wonderful cura
tive qsalitlte of the world renowned SL
A Merciful Man
J8 WlECirCL TO MIS BEAST. TIIIS 13
aJSTfi,10 .wn of -nabUaketed-
SJfl? 'Atr wJii fP-robe. Canlafea,
TtZ il Dtn Trunk. Satcbela, Kaa,
No. 1U Norm rroal Ki
W5.lUV?TnK KT ASaoOTMKJiT
ftTiftUh a BeUinra Breea Ixa4era
V2Llr"&? artei. AUo tint
V4 5 Tdloc. Prtiaen.Cart-
rucaBA o Cap, gsm Eaxa, Ac. ia
t ran aaw a stock of Uardwarv. Uoo1
Is sa4 fuartatea trtn
W. gKi.VGta A CO.,
8eaaacrs U J otui Ihvui A (V.
jaait 1S.H ajaaaaurUtf aeat
VOL. VIII. WILMINGTON. N. C. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY
IIOEI TO RCW aOVEgmEMENU.
L 3 L Co -New Sbroo"
Au Offer Eilraerdinsrr
I uiieb Transfiguration
Jxt U Chadbockx A Co for rale
Hrwiwtou-rtaoi .mi Orgso,
R MCDOUOALO CWrr anl Oder Vlocg
The receipts of cotton at this port to
day foot up 333 bales. !
Gcr. brig Express, Frctwurst. hnc?.
arrived at Liverpool Jan. 13th.
Schr. Emma H. Drummond, Higgins,
arrived at Deinerara Dec. ISth.
BruceJ William, Esq., of Pender
county, was in the city to day and fav
ored us with a visit.
. Mr. John II. Vagh hopes to rebuild
his residence soon and-wc trust that he
may be ablo to do so.
The weather this morning was cold
and raw, with many indications of an
approaching snow storm.
Another excursion to North Carolina
has just started from Boston, Mass.,
with Shelby as the objective rxiint.
Some of the knowing ones prophesied
yesterday that the ground would be
white with snow this morning but wc
hav'nt had it yet.
Yesteglay (the 15ih iost.) was tho
19th anniversary of tho capture of Fort
Fisher, a day long to be remembered
by the people of Wilmington.
We Invite attention to the advertise
ment of the Church Mcssinaer as it ap
pears in this issue. It will be seen that
a special offer is made to cew9ub3crib
ers. A remedy resting On the basu ol in
trinsic worth demand the confidence of
all. Dr. Bulls' Couzh Syrup is known
and used most satisfactorily through
out the land, as is attested by Its great
sales. Your druggist keeps it.
Heavy frosts in Florida have injured
the f rait to that extent that the price of
oranges is far above the reach of ordi
nary purses We saw some remark
ably nico ones to-day, but the price
asked was $5 per IlW.
British schooner Pioneer, Kelly,
cleared late yesterday afternoon lor
Harbor Island, Bahamas, with 19,314
feet lumber, 0 barrels Hour, 15,000
shinglee, valued at 486.41, shipped by
Bless rs. Cronly & Morris.
Yesterday wo mado tho announce
ment that Rov. Dr. J. B. Hawthorne.
ofKIcbmond, Ya , would preach at the
First Baptist Church on Sunday next.
Ills topic in tho morning will bo "Tue
Proper use ol Ideals in Religion and
at nicht it will be. "What tho Pulpit
has to do with Trade and Politic."
Shcrid Manning settles with the
State Treasurer lotday and will settle
also with the County Treasurer in a
fTf days, when a full statement will
be published.; He tells us that he has
collected this year $600 more thau last
year, but that It has been hard work.
A New Steamer.
The steamship VideUc, Capt. George
II. Fuller, arrived hero this morning,
cousigced to Capt. A. D. Cazauz. Tbe
Videlic has been added to tbo Baltimore
and Wilmington lino of steamships, is
623 tons burtheu. and is a Cue. etauncb.
ea. going rcsseL
On Monday last Mr. and Mrs. Tbos.
C. Craft celebrated tbelr crystal wcd
ding, haying been married fifteen years
ago. The occasion was a very happy
one.' A large number of friends called
upon them on Monday evening and
B any beautiful and tasteful gills were
presented. Among those who were
present was Kr. F. W. E. Peachau,
who read a beautiful poeni of his own
production which contained many
pleasant andjappropriatejalloslons lo.the
Tho orchestra recently organized by
Prof. Smlthdealr which now consists of
fo&r members, has mado very commen
dable improvements in the short time
the nj embers have commenced practice
log and with their limited opportunitieg
for rehearsals. At tbo Opera House
on Monday night they played remarka
bly well and. although there is yet room
for improvement, their performance
was better than wis expected to hear.
We leanflhat an addition will soon be
made to the number ol instruments,
which, with a little care in tbe equali
zation of the parts, will make the band
all that could be desired.
: Sliver Plated Spoons and Forka, low
titans, at JacobiV I .
Dr. J-C. Broadhurst. of Long Creek,
! Pender county.- ha wnt to our office au
- ear of corn which is something f a
curiosity. It is a good average sized
ear ot corn, with the kernels all fair and
; well-developed with about nelourtb of
I; the ordinary 'white corn while the ro
i maiuier is of a deep rod color. Wbat
it. . .: i i :i ik.,t iL,n
colore aronot ruixd. as is sometimes,
the case, but there is i perfect epara- ;
tioi of the colors. .
At a resrular meeting of the Wil
mington Light (nfautry. held last night J
at their armory, the following officers
were elected :
Captain R. ii. Beery.
First Lteuteuaut W. C. Jones,
Second Lieutenant James C. Morris !
Knign F. A. Lord.
Capt. John L. Cantwcil. having re
signed his oflicial positiou in the com
pany, is now a private in the ranks.
He has labored well and faithfully for
the interest and welfare of the compa"
ny and we are glad that, in retiring
from his oflicial position, he has not
given up his well known military spirit.
The following civil officers were
elected to serve for the ensuing year:
President N. F. Parker.
Vice President M. S. Willard.
Secretary and Treasury F. L.
These were all reelectlons.
The Orphan Asylum.
The report of the committee on the
Oxford Orphan Asylum, appointed by
the North Carolina Grand Lodge F. &
A. M shows that the Fraternity, as
well as a good many 'others, take a
lively interest In the welfare, usefulness
and prosperity ot this institution. The
Asylum is an honor to the State and
to the Masonie fraternity, and we are
glad to see that It Is cherished with
parental regard. The report ia necessar
ily brief, but among other things we
are glad to see that the committee re
commend the appropriation of $3,000
from the treasury of the Grand Lodge
for the support of the Asylnm for the
W.. W & O. R. It.
At the meeting ol tho stockholders of
the Wilmington, Wrightsvllle & Ons
low H. R., in yesterday afternoon's
session, the following were elected di
rectors ot thQ Company, viz.: T M.
Chester, F. Ilannovasj, G. W. Price,
L. II. Fisher, F. C. Coleman. W. Do
vane, A. Lloyd, J. O. Xixon.lL 1J. Fitz
gerald. D. C. Howard. J. D. Dry, Jno.
Holloway, G. W. liaison.
Ihe meeting of stockholders then
adjourned to meet ou the second Tues
day in January, 1683.
At 6:10 p. m. the Board ot Directors
met aud elected T. M. Chester Presi
dent, G. W. Price Vice President, Jas.
B. Dudley Secretary and J. O. Nixon
Ii was resolved to call a meeting of
citizens at tho Mayor's Court Room this
evening at half past 7 o'clock, and the
newly elected President of the company
was requested to address tbe meeting.
There was a full docket for the
Mayor' consideration this morning
and it was disposed oias follows:
Julia Murray, colored, disorderly
conduct, fined 5.
Sam Smith, colored, disorderly coo-
duct, was fined $3. (These two cases
vrere continued from yesterday.)
Thomas Johnson, John Beckett,
J. B. Davis, colored males, and
Dorcas Frank and Virginia Brown,
colored females, charged with acting
very disorderly last night at the foot of
Hanover street, in which they shouted
"murdcrnand otherwise made tbe sight
hideous, were fined 3 in each case
6avc Virginia Brown, J who-was fined
$5. . In default of the payment of ths
fined they were sent below for IX) days.
Boysee Davis, colored, for the larceny
of a quantity of prunes from tbe store
of Capt. J. L. Boatwright,waa required
to givo & bond in the sum of $50 for his
appearance at the next term of the
Criminal Court, in default of which he
It would seem that tbe losses occa
sioned by the recent severe weather are
more than was at first thought. We
learn from the country that nearly all
ot the stock of oo Hards was destroyed,
and these, it is understood, form no
inconsiderable item of food, while in
the city wo hear that many : valuable
plants were killed, one lady alone hay
ing lost 22 valuable calla lilies.
For Pocket Knives or Table Cutlery
go to Jacobi HardwareDepot. f
ADVERTISEMENT j NKW ADVERTISEMENTS.
Mning DRESSGOODS !
as Plaia and Brocade Ottomans in various
Colored Persian lawns, with other novelties.
; A TOW BLANKETS LEFT. WILL BE SOLD VERY CHEAP. -
j Ulsters, Dolmans and Jackets, Children's Cloaks, &c,
ON ALL WINTER GOODS
CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, MATTINGS, &c.
- A good assortment with prices as low as the lowest.
R. E2. MclPJTIRE.
jan 15, 1884
This tribunal got a fair start yester
day in the business of the term. Of
the cases on the civil issue docket, 49
were continued oyer, 30 set for trial
f and 12 put on the motion docket.
The following cases were disposed of
H. II Kasprowicz vs. Edward
Bryson and Adelia Bryson; judgment
against E Bryson for $21 ,75, non-suit
as to Adelia Bryson.
Gambel Manufacturing Company vs.
1st National Bank; judgment for $150
Estate of Gep Myers vs. H G Banner
W, P, Oldham vs. the Wilmington
& Weldon Railroad Company. The
Court decided in favor of the defendant.
Mr. Oldham wa3 represented by Messrs
Mcftae& Strange, and the Wilmington
& Weldon R. R. Co. by Messrs'. Geo.
Davis and Chas. M. S ted man.
The proceedings to day were as fol
lows: W. B. Motvoy, administrator, ya.
Tab Porter als, Remanded to the
Clerk of the Court to make up. the ac
L. N. and J. S. Hopkins vs. A. J.
Cottlhgharn et ah. Judgment for the
At the conclusion of the latter case
the Court took a recess untill 3 o'clock
this after noon. '
Where as. It has pleased Almighty God In
Ills wise providence to tako to Himself the
soul of our deceaaed Brother Wm. J. Gordon,
who is commemorated in bt. John's Church
by loyalty, by connsel, by generosity and by
godly fear; who was honored In this commu
nity for kindliness of manner, integrity oijpur
poso and acUoa and unscrupulous manliness
In every personal relation; and Is consecrated
la the loving memory of his family, by ten
derness, devotion, and unselfishness charac
teristic of tho truly affectionate husband, son
Thcrtforet Rt solved. That we, tho Vcetry of
St. John's Church, do hereby record our ap-
f rcciltlon of his virtues In lire and our niouru
ul sense of loss In his doath, and extend to
his stricken family our sorrowing sympathy
In this sad hour of their bereavement.
J. E. UPPITT, Sect'y.
f QQ CORDS SPLIT TINE WOOD.
For alc low by
jan 1S-U JAS. H. CHADBOURN Jk CO
Finest Oysters I
BEST WHISKEY AND BEST TIVE Cent
Clears lnbe dt7. can b bongbt at tbe OLD
NORTH ST.ATE SALOON, C So. FrooiTst.
Giro a Tar Heel a show.
Cider and Cider . Vinegar.
JJOTFJ VERT NICE INDEED.
AND VERY CHEAP.
Retail and Wholesale In limited quantlUcs.
Ala". Ayvk. At
y. II Chestnut Bt. bet. Front and Water
Ian IG Wilmington. N. C.
An Offer Extraordinary !
ONE DOLLAR A YEAR i
'rjiUE CHUB:U MESSENGER"; THE
journal of tbe Protestant Episcopal Church
In North Caroll c a i 8 pages, 3? columns, $1.50
a year In ad ranee. But take notice that all
NEW SUBSCRIBERS, who will send ONE
DOLLAR before th first of April, and menUoa
this notice, can have the paper one yer from
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Address, THE CHURCH af E&SENUEB,
janlS-Xt Durham, N. C
Fine Portraits in Crayon or
QRDEB9 PROMPTLY EXECUTED IN
the finest style, la order to more fully Intro
dace the work my prices are to the lowest
cent for rst class work. Friends are isvlted
to call and examine for themselves.
- - ORIN T. THOMAS, Artist,
.ca Uf llarte tL, JTCsfegtoa, XrC.
a deeded reduction in price. V
Q ALL IT BY ANT NAME TOU PLEASE,
THE WHOLESALE SLAUGHTER SALE
NOW GOING ON AT SHRIEK'S IS THE
MOST PRODIGIOUS EX 1MPLE OF WHAT
- ! I
GOOD CLOTHING CAN BE MANUFAC-
TUBED AND SOLD FOR. WE CANNOT
AFFORD TO HOLD A GARMENT OVER TO
BE THROWN UP TO US AS "OLD STOCK"
NEXT YEAR, SO I AM DETERMINED TO
CLOSE MY ENTIRE FALL AND WINTER
STOCK OF CLOTHiNG
Less than New York Cost I
WITH THREE-FOURTHS OF THE WIN
TER STILL TO COMR THE OPPORTUNITY
TO SECURE SUCH GARMENTS AS WE ARE
OFFERING AT SLAUGHTERING PRICES,
MUST COMMAND UNIVERSAL ATT EN
TION. IT. WILL PAY YOU TO BUY WIN
TER CLOTHING FOR NEXT WINTER'S
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Capital Prize $75,000
Tickets only $5. Shares in pro
Louisiana State Lottery
Wt do hereby certify thai toe supervise the
arrangements foreill the Monthly and JSemi
Annuai JJratcingt of The Louisiana, State Lot
tery Company, and in person manage and con
trol the Lhraicings themselves, and that the
same are conducted with honesty, fairness, and
in good faith toward all parties, and, we author
ixe the Company to use this certificate, icithfac
ti'.nUes of our signatures attached, in its adver
Incorporated In 1868 for 25 years by the Leg
islature for Educational ana Charitable pur
poseswith a capital of $1.000,000 to which a
reserve fund of $550,000 has since been
By an overwhelming populai vote ltsfran
raise was made apart of tbe present State
Constitution adopted December 2d, A. D IST3.
The only Lottery ever vot-ed on and endorsed
by the people of any State.
It never scales or postpones.
Its Grand Single Number . Drawings tske
piaco montnjy. - - . : '
A TLENDn OPPORTUNITY TO WIN A
FORTUNE. First Grand Drawing, Class A,
at New Orleans, Tuesday, February 12,-14
155th Monthly Drawing.
Capital Prize, $7500.
100,000 Tickets at Five Dol
lars Eacli. Fractions in Fifths
in proportion. rr r f
LIST Or PRIZES. !
1 Capital Prize of...... 75X00
1 Capital Prize of.... 25,000
1 Capital Prize of..... 10,000
2 Prize of $6,000.....
5 Prizee of 2,000....
10 Prizes of 1.000.. .i 10.000
W Prizes of n00........ iO.oco
loo rnzea of mo.... wjm
800 1rUos of 100...; 30,000
600 Prizes of SO.,, I 2-VX0
1000 PrUca of SC..1 : 2?.0O
9 ApproxlmatioB Prizes of $750.
9 " " 600.
9 " " 250.
1,967 rrlzea, amounting to $255,600
Application for rates to clubs should be made
only to tbe omce of tbe Company In Now Or
leans. For further Information, write clearly, giv
ing full address. Make P.O. Money Or
ders payable and address Registered Letters to
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POSTAL NOTES and ordinary letters by
Mall or Expreta (all sums of $ and upwards
by Express at our expense) to
' v M. A. DAUPITDr,
New Orleans, La.
or M. A. DAUPHIN,
C7 Seventh St., Waahlngton, D. C
jan 16-wed-aat-awlAw , . .
a FULL FLEDGED GOLDEN j IIAR-
iuiTn. That's the kind of COOK STOVE
WE EXE P- They are a thing of Beauty and
Joy to EVERT HOUSEHOLD. Only sold by
PAEia.Il & TAYLOR.
PCT.3 TflUXS CJU v Jaa H
Wawuibegiad to recctTtattwcUa
f roaa our tricndi on say asd all fbjlecta
K&ral Interest but 'i- '
J 4The name of Out writer rami always L rt
a5bo4 to tho Editor. J
Comaunlcatlon tnwt b written oa ort ",
w W of tbe ripcr. ; ;
Penooalltlca must b aro!li.
Aji4 U 1 eejjCcUIly ao4 parUcularly cad
tooi that tho lUlttor does not alwaya eoUor
tbo tcttb of corrcerJents catena ao atatt
tn tbe editorial coIump. t
MISCEU.ANEOUS x )
ONE NIGHT ONLY !
j THURSDAY. JANUARY 17.
. . 1 !. ,
Ht Bppearaucc.ln this rlty cf :
Rice's Pleasure Party I
la vr. Gill'a JIulctl Cenody of
OUR GOBLINS !
Magnificent fccncry! Approrrfata Costn'nei:
Wler personal direction of W. Henry Klao.
A flrst-claig, rentcc4 performanca In ererr
particular. Box Sheet opens at Dyexa Toes-
and aoc; Gallery 25c lanUM
Pianos and Organs,
MADE BY THE MOST CELEBRATED
uf aeturers, endorsed by the leading and
cmlno it pianists of the day, and warranted
not to blister and peel off in two or "three
months; but arc guaranteed to' resist the at
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well as any Piano or Organ made, and ti lm
provo In quality of tone by use.
Call and examine these famous Instruments,
At y UEINSBERGER'S',
, Lire Book and Mnslo stores
lOOO TO wo
OF GENUINE j j
German Kainit I
IMPORTED DIRECT !
: n -. ! .,
FOR SALE IN LOTS TO SUIT BY
Kercliuer & Calfier Bros;
Jaa U Wilmington. N. C-
QUR STOCK OF WINDOW SHADES baa
been replenished durlug the past week, and
we are showing some very Handsome Pat.
" ' . . i t:
terns. A full line of line and medium
1 1 . j
PARLOR, CHAMBER, LIBRARY
I 1; . . :
AND DINING ROOM SUITS.
MATTRESSES of all
made to order. .
kinds In stock and
THOMAS C. CRAFT, Aaent.
Furniture Dealer, 1
20 So. Front St
exlatlnar between W.B. Sc. J
cut is tnis uay dissolved by mutual consent.
T. A. Montgomery assumes All H&bllltiM iltwI
is alona authorized to rnUf rt ! and rvrnlnt tnr
any aiyl all debts due tlio said firm., . I
I - w. U. MONTGOMERY,
I J. A - MONTGOMERY.
January 12, 18it j , (
ue undersigned" will continue
-I - - i . i . I . .
tho business tif the late firm of W.! It. A J. A.
! .8 I '
Montgomery and solicits tbe general support
Of bis friends. .1, A. MONTGOMERY.
janl2-tf I i u
Binding. WILL DO j Blading.!
Sat It fiction.
Onion Sets,; White and Red.
j4 FHfcftH SUPPLY j JU3T
Aio. a fall assortment of
FEE 3 II GARDEN SEED,
' i . i
FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES,
CIGARS In great variety, o Ac.
Munds Bros. & DeRosset.
Market and fieon-l f trts."
Ledgers, Journals, Days,
gLANK BOOKS OF ALL SIZES- AND
btyles of Binding. .
Memorandum Books. Letter Books. Invoice
Books. Receipt Books. 1
Lithographed Draft. Note and Caack Bois
fa stock and nada to order.
All kinds of Offlce and Fancy Batlonry.
Wrapping Paper and Paper Bag., Twine,
c, at lowest market prices. . i
YATES' BOOK STOa.
119 Market Street
PRIME PORTO RICO MOL ARSES JUST
landed direct from the Island, which we.
offer to the trade at prices to suit ths umr.
Wegnaranteetiiirolafsef psxt. '
5t3?tf I EDTTAED HII