Oo month, M eat.
Z he denvtred earner.
T7? ... the city.
wt,, any ana
.... A ff-"""' "
f.evUtr has the largest
.. fotifv i
sUvm vj "
- tit .
to have lost
urn """""" .
ss-r-r...:! i sua
K.('i-r. iA,ifioin New Mexi-
be famous engine
' , t-v vV Island has
..oa .ho fai
. "7Z'h sivs that sherry is
oata ana u"
ir "r to rectct statistics the
.ironekphoceBubscnbcrs in the
Sibii 11.5, ami all other countries
... ,.;,!. siiln. He has struck
Ubtx rxa tela ta oa of bis minei.-lljUialitUlte-waalitobc
iv. H .ai.t.cfOiiio, has defeated
rJjT April 1 m Arbor Day in that
bj tie pcop: to setting out
v,' . MnJml tbouiand dozens of
hmrm IfUOOrted tntO J6W
Vcrk dsria tie past winter from Ger
s3 j. aad tare afforded gooJ profi1
ra.-Lc'.J. N. J., has been stnick by
s tesrcrasco cyclone, and twenty-two
Jrcd persons hate sigued the please
abilain irom lasiiac vi uuuuuS
;tacr lor the future.
a fcmh! iforni rared in New Or-
'at Woodsy night and one of thelev-
tttiu broken and only by the ener
gtik courts of I.COO men summoned by
a rtztnl alarm of fire a serious ere
fuse was prevented.
Tta Northern Accident Insurance
Company, of Scotland, declines to take
farther risks in football and bicycling.
Ttey claim that the danger is so great
list the ordinary premium will not
warrant them in assarnlnz the risk of
W LMINGTON. N. C. FRIDAY. MARCH 21. 1884.
Mr. Edison, the electrician, is resting
among the orange groves of Florida.
Tho Democrats of Rhode Island met
in Convention on Wednesday and
nominated Tbos. W. Scar for Govern
or and Amasa Sprague for Lieutencnt
Governor. It is understood that the
delcsatcs to the National Convention
arc in favor of tho "old ticket," Tilden
and Hendricks 1
FIro at Smlthvlllo. .
We Arc sorry to learn that the dwell
ing of Mr. A. Bowers, situated in the
eastern portion of Smithville caught fire
at about 12 o'clock la3t night and, tos
gethcr with its contents, was almost
entirely consumed We could gather
but few particulars but understand that
the Ios3 is probably fully covered by in
The blato Republican Kxecutivc
Committee met in Raleigh on Wcdnes
day and agreed to call the remnants of
the party together in convention on
May 1st. At the same time a lew hun
gry deserters from the Democratic par
ty met also and issued a similar call for
the assembling together of the malcon
tents on the samo date. ! The Xctcs
and Observer says :
unaiung wun toe uepuoiicans we
discovered that the drift of sentiment
among many of the leaders present
yesterday was favorable to the nomina
tion of a Liberal for Governor, and this
we take it points to Con cress man York
A"?.3fcni'"i!:".r for Smithville
meet. These, we suppose, will amal
gamate. U e also ascertained that the
Republicans from this State would
probably support Arthur for President
There arc six days in each year re
cognized by law as holidays, - the list
being as follows: , New Year's Day,
January 1; Washington's Birthday,
February 22; Decoration Day, May 30;
Independence Day , July 4: Thanks-
giving Day, the fourth Thursday in
November. Christmas Day, Dc
cember 25th. .
it at the lime when the Natioal Con
vention is held it should seem that he
The little steam yacht Minnelialiat
which has been upon the waters of tho
Cape Fear for the last year, has been
sold to parties in New York, and left
this afternoon, whence
she will proceed on her passage to that
city. She is under the command of
Capt. J. B.Pardee, of Catskill, N. Y.,
who has become one of the owners, and
upon her arrival in New York will
had a reasonable nope oi carrying jsew probably be put on tno Hudson river
York and Uhio in tne Jail. Jiiaine and dut-in" tho nmqpnt vnn
Logan, however, both have strong 1
friends. Tight Trousers.
This means, WO Suppose, that Judge - Tiht trouspra will nnt h fashinna
uusseu, iuo uwiricu uu uub-oiuc bie this ifpring. In lact comparative-
publican, one oi me earnest pioneers oi w wid0 trousers will be the extreme
the party in this State, and its brains in styie. Those most worn will be neither
the East, is to be slaughtered in order very tight nor very wide. Frock coats
that the new light, Dr. Tyre York, may will have a cood ran and four and five
become the nominee of the Convention button cntawav coats will be worn.
But won't he be more tired than ever The cutaway will not be as pronounced
belore he gets to Raleigh I as it has been, and will onlylshow one
When Howard wrote: "I find a pity waistcoat button. All the coats, even
hangs upon his breast," tho fellow had to the sacks, are curved into the figure,
evidently a cold and had not yet been and will fit snugly. Top coats also will
informed that Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup
was the only safe remedy
Heaiy ViDsrd, the lonner president
of tie Nortiera Pacific, has lately made
tsotier fortaseoat of a purchase of
ml eiute in Oregon. He has sold one
mestiofi tract of land m Portland
fcr 1260,000. the first cost of the entire
tract tiiiax been 1 15.000.
A ftaily. named Shulthies, near
Lcjil Htsna, Pa., havo become dan-
trocs!y ill irom eating raw pork dun
! is tic recent floods. Trichinosis set
ia, tit motierdied. the father is hourly
expected to die and two sons are also
prcbtbly doomed to death.
Ti ab!e paisengcr car road in Chi
tap racs ISO cars, where only 0 cars
rt raa formerly by torse power.
Hi horse cars carried 400.000 passen-
la a jear, bat the cable cars convey
est X30.o). tie difference rcDrcsentinz
"crtajed comfort and less waiting.
A Paris letter tava: "Mr. Jndah P
Baala cay be seta every afternoon
tit rooas of the Paris Chess Club.
ikh overlook the gardens of the Pal
KojiL He watches the camea in
Prcirws with the deepest interest, but
P-y himself, as his'physicians
tot Caw it. Mr. Benjamin ap-
Paa very broken in health."
TU Kcw York niivrt ef t that a
recetu beta declared in' Dr. New
Ca i tisrti to Ust until the end ot this
U Hi, VuTiX relations cease
lea tccortfi-x to contract, and since
,7attiec!are4that be is no
. nnacst raster, not havine been
SSUcd. hi$ otDocenta ar willine to
TV1 eata tie expiration of the contract
erk batchers was held Saturday and
fa aasocatMa was formed for protccr
?txIa,twllUlheI"Tle Mthe ruin
f eoapetition or Western dressed
ei. U was staud that this beef was
PliatoNiwYorku the rate ol
t , . carcasses a week, threatening to
g'the wholesale butchers from the
f?X. to ruia the business of the leather
a tie -twaap to carUu the divl
ds ot railroad and ttock-jards.
g4todnvt to the slaughter-yards of
west the oleomixraxiaa and butter-
UOEX TO. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
II sins bekgek -Easter Presents
C W Tates Cheap Standard Works
Miss K K aekek-Spring IlaU and Bonnets
be but to show off the figure. For
suits checks and stripes seem to be fa-
Yored, and diagonals will be put into
Tho Eclipse on the 27th.
Astronomers tell us that on the 27th
of this month, at 9 o'clock in the even-
Jit-jcDs Erds. a DeKosset Soda Water jng Neptunef on his way West will en
Tbe receipts of cotton at this port counter Venus on her way East. When
to-day foot up 60 bales. these rem tne same point ot ngnt as-
censtonthey will be in comunction.
The Cornet Concert Club held a Thcre be occnltatiori of one
meeting for practice last night. - UlanP.t hv the other, that is. there will
Bruuswick Superior Court comyenes be an eclipse. It is a very rare occur-
at Smithville next Monday. the 24th rence and is said to be a very beauti-
Another beautiful morning and our
streets were made lively with pedes
f ul phenomenon ; but no one can be
sure about that, because there is no one
alive who ever saw. it. The last re
corded was in 1737, and the last before
that was in 1591. It will be something
Radishes are being brought into mar- you neyer saw belore and may. never
ket quite plentilul'y. Other Spring SCe again.
vegetables will soon follow. mn T.
Dock street, between Water and The following ii the text ot the bill
Front, is a fine thoroughfare since the introduced into the House Dy Hon. w .
pavers have completed their work upon J. Green, relative to . an improvement
it. 1 in the star-route mail service:
A bill to secure greater emciency in
the starsroute mail service by requiring
contractor to be residents of the State
in which the route is located.
Be it enacted by the ben ate and House
oi iteprescniauves oi ine uuircu oiates
of America in Congress assembled
That no contract for so-called star-route
service shall be awarded to any party
whose actual and bona fide residence is
not in the State in which one of the ter
minal points of such route is situated.
M . W
Sec. 2. mat sucn non-reuaence. u
At a meeting of the Howard Relief
Fire Engine Co., held on Wednesday
night, it was decided to secure new uni
forms, and the following style was
adopted : Cap pf bide cloth', navy style,
with a shield in front bearing in gold
letters the legend. "H. R. F. E. Co.,
1," the letters tjeing in a semi-circle on
the outsido of the shield, and tne figure
"1" in the centre. A fine gold cord
encircles the band of the cap. Belt oi
fancy white leather with red trimmings,
the back bearing the legend j'A.
Adrhn," and the front ,No. 1." Shirt
of !gray color, trimmed with blue; with
the monogram "H.R." in the middle
ot tho breast, the buttons of gilt finished
department patter j. The pantaloons
are to be made here. The uniforms
are expected to bo completed and ready
for use about the 1st ot April.
Tho Fire this Morning.
xnc smau snop on the corner
WEDNESDAY, MAKCH 20.
PVEITV AXD BURLESQUE COMPANY !
Presenting a rhalantf of
1( Beantifal M MM UAJ Arlisls-tG
I Followed by a i
SUPERB OLIO OF SrEClALTlES !
DON JOSE, the Spanish Dude.
Reserved Scats 1. General Admission 75.
dOc. Gallery 25c. Box Sheet opens March ?4; j
r . men x tasjnc
TV will be glad to recelTO cemmniJcacoa
troa onr trlcads ok any aa4 aQ subject
ewtral Interest bot Jv ' t j .!;'"
Tke name of. Hi writer inual always te fa
nbed to the Editor. !
Commm!at!oM meal b-wrtttea oa oal
onealdeof the paper.
FeraonaSttea xatut be avoided
And It la especially and parncutaxly cad
flood that the Editor does not always eadoi
the views of correspondents unless so stats
la the editorial columns. I
JUST OPENED !
rjlO BUY FOUR GOOD MILK COWS BY
Mayj 1st. 3Iast give from 10 to 14 quarts
Address, J. D. SUBLTETT,
mcli 23 tf SiaithTille, N. C.
xuc smau suop on tue corner o kt a cii.i t
Chestnut and Ninth streets, occupied as JNeW bpriDg btyleS I
a grocery by Mr. Charles M. Galloway ttats, feathers, flowers,! neck
at about 4.15 o'clock this morning. The
alarm was promptly given, but the
flames had gained such headway that
the building with its entiro contents
was destroyed before the fire depart
ment could be of any service. The fire
was evidently the work of an Incendiary
From this building tho fire spread to
the two story frame dwe'lling, occupied
by Mr. Josiah H. Jones, which was
only about five feet distant, and the
flames worked so rapidly that nearly
the entire upper part of the house
was destroyed and the lower portion
senousiy aamagea. Mr. Jone3 sue- "CUVE years rent will pur-
IPv1o1 in C T7l n cr noarlv oil rtf Vi?a fn m i I
.. "v-cwj 44 A clIASE A HOME. Building Lots for
rare, cioming ccc, lor wnicn ne aesires .
to express his gratitude to his neighbors 8aleon tne instalment plan on Castle,
withont ree-jird tn sat nr map whn Church, Nua, Ann, Orange. Mulberry. Red
worked faithfully . and carefully in pross, Gwyin, Rankin, Fourth, Fifth, sixth,
rescuing the household articles from the seventh, Wilson, Eighth, Ninth.
names. There was insurance on the
WEAR AND OTHER MILLINERY GOODS.
MRS. KATE C. WINES,
No 119 North Second Street,
meh2e next Post OJllcc.
For. Court at Smithville.
OTEAMER PASSPORT will
run for passengers duriDg Court
Week at Smlthyille, learing Wilmington daily
at 9 a. m., and Smithville at 3 p. m.
jmchSO 2t J. T- HARPER.
Economy is Wealth."
' ' ' ' : tr1-.' I '
116 Market St.
Victoria and Persian Lawns,
Pique, Marseilles, Cjiejksj
- i ii
1 - I1--:,-
La J5 O 15 s;
We wero clad to see Dr. S. S. Satch-1
well upon our streets to-day. lie has
been sick for several days, but has re
There was a spirit ot I dullness about
the City Hall this morning, with no
offenders to trv and no tramps to send
on their way.
Miss . Karrcr will leave here on
Monday next for the Northern markets established, shall work forfeiture of any
for the purchase of new Spring and
Silver Plated Spoons, Forks and
Knives of best Quality, and at manu
facturer's prices, can be found at Ja
cobi's Hardware Depot. t
Tho pavers this morning resumed
work again on North Water street, and
have made good progress during the
dav. They are experience, workmen
and have no time for id.e talk with any
contract of the class named when so ob
Thcre arc a good many fine oranges
and bananas now oh sale at our con
fectionery stores and they find ready
purchasers as they are very palatable
and healthy fruits.' Care should be
taken, however, in eating them in the
streets not to allow the skins to fall and
remain upon the sidewalk where pass
ersbywould.be liable to be thrown
down by stepping upon the slippery
things. A man may be a good christ
ian ordinarily, but let a piece of oraange
Mr. Berry Godwin, of Lumberton,
who has been on a visit to Florida, for
several weeks past, on business con- or banana peel cause him to unceremom-
nfv!Ml with some land interests ho has ouslv seek a soft Spot on the sidewalk
there, was in the city to day on his re- and his moral character may ! not be
turn home. judged by his language. And the worst
; of it would be that he would be very
Theafternoon concerts in front of the k t deal more lhaQ he
City Hall are largely attended and the "T.. mmw j
queen of tho forceps Is palling out teeth
n a way that bids fair to make us a I Mr. Julian S. Carr. of Durham, in an
toothless people, and is raking in the interveiw with the editor of the Tobacco
dollars so rapidly that the pockets bid I Plant strongly advocates the nomina
fair to be as empty as the heads we I Uon of Major Chas. M. Stedman for
Lt. Governor. He says that be will
not accept tho nomination, but shall do
nil hA Mn tr vnrn tha nnm ination ol
Mai. C. M. Stedman who he says he
has long known. Ho speaks of Major
Stedman in the ' most complimentary
terms. In another column on the fourth
VtiiimiMirirRmith,ir,nrm nanof this issue we print Mr. CaiT
Oil. Ivd-w I interview.
mean the mouths of those who trust
themselvas to her manipulations.
We invite the attention of our citizens
to the fact that first quality shirts aro
being made to order at one dollar at the
Wilmington Shirt Factory. U.
buildings, which were the property of
the estate of the late Mr. N. Jl. Fowler,
as follows; Dwelling house. $950,!
shop $50; both in the Niagara Ins,
Co., of New York, represent
ed in this city by Messrs.
John W. Gordon ! & Smith.
There was no insurance on Mr. Gal
loway's stock, valued at about $200,
which was a total loss. Mr. Jones had
insurance on his furniture 'and house-.
hold effects, mostly damaged by water,
to the amount ot $300 in the Virginia
Home, represented here by Messrs.
Atkinson & Manning. !
No one knows how the fire originated.
but Mr. Galloway thinks that the store
mpst have first been broken into and
robbed and afterwards set on fire to
conceal traces of the robbery.
We sympathize very sincerely with
Mr. Galloway in hi3 loss. ' All of his
ready money was embarked in this
venture, and he had just begun to build
un a nice little trade. He has a wife
and seven children to provide for.
If you need a real good first class
cooking stove, don't fail to see j the Ex
celsior Penn., Zeb. Vance and New
Emerald, besides others. They are to
be found at factory prices at Jacobi's,
who is the manufacturers' agent, t
Tenth, Wood, Bay,
STYLES AND DESIGNS.
WINTER GOODS ! !
SELLING OUT VERY CIIKAP,
1 ' "' i"!',
TO MAKE ROOM FOR
Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets.
Also, Houses and Lots for sale. ;
Money loaned to those wishing to iraliu.
mch 20 JAMES WILSON.
TJILEGANT AND RICH EASTER CARDS,
and all kinds of Easter Extravaganzas.
j STEEL ENGRAVINGS.
fJJ. M. KATZ
116 Market St.
A carefully selected lot just
ding some beauties in AutotvDes bearing East-
pt tftloa 4 -
Of various descriptions, especially selected
for Easter, and now on exhibition and com
manding attention and rapid sale.
In order to be able to satisfy yonrselvesin
selections ior jaster, can early at
mch 20 Live Book and Music Store, i
'XXTE HAVE REDUCED PRICES ON OUR
fancy LAMPS. Now Is the time to buy a
I j ' '
ARE NOT SURPASSED
GILES j MURCH1SON.
AS CREATED A DEMAND FOR SODA
WATER. Our Magnificent Apparatus la ready j
to supply tho public with Vichy, Deep Reck,
Tate Epsom and Soda. . .
i 1 !
For the present we siiull have the following
Svrups, others to be added: Lemon, Nectar,
VanilU, Ginger, Sarspaillla, Sherbet, Orange,
Raspberry, strawberry. Pineapple, (last from
the fruits themselves) and coffee, which cow!
blned with pure fresh Cream forms a delicious :
We arc determined to make a reputation it
Soda Water, to keep It, and consequently to
MCNDS BR03. & DEUOSSKT,
mch 21 PruggisU, Market Street.
TTrE MAKE AWNINGS OF All Kinds. Get
ur estimate before placing your order Mat-
1' " i !
tresses renovated, furniture upholsterod and
I i - ... '
repaired, and the handsomest stock of FUR-
! . !
NITURE. WINDOW SHADES, &c. In the
city, to bc sold at low down prices, by
THOS. U. CRAFT, Agt.,
(Quality and Cheapness !
20 So. Front Street
W. & E. S. LATIMER,
Office S. E. Cor. Princess and Water Sts.
Home's Garden Oysters
A RE CONCEDED TO BE THE BEST.
They are to be had only at tke OW North
blatc Saloon, No. 6. south ront U
Ice cool Lager Beer a specialty. The best
John L. Boatwright
12 14 NORTH FRONT STREET. !
mch 21 . i i i
When the Painless Tooth
TXTRACTOR WITH HER GILDED Chari -
AH ot shall have gilded from our midst and
the people have once more realized the' truth
of the ancient pro
glitters," don't forget! i
where all the standard .
F. O. MILLER'S Drvjt Store.
mrh 17 Coner Fourth and Nnnsfs
glitters," don't forget ! the old reliable t stand
nc stanoara urcz
Articles can be bad -at reasonable
AU is not gold that
Dregs, Sundries, Toi let
; ancient proverb
Also a fine line of EASTER CAULS
Qnfinr Unin nni Dnnn ofp I I Whiskev and purest Wlnea sold lu the city.
OUI Hlft I IdlO allU UUIIIIUIO I rClirs as good as the bet. Call and be con
ilHIP. MILAN, R. B. AND CANTON
STKAWS, all new colors.
BEAD CLOWNS from 50c to $2.50 each.
BEADED LACE 50 cts. to 11.75 per yard.
A very large lot of Warner's Health" and
MISS E. KARRER,
mch 21 Exchange Corner
I Sell all Kinds
fOUSTBY PEODUCE ON COMMISSION. !
lilhcs tzxiAr ket prices ntarantecd and prompt
: IV . I,' I V I : A 1W
Produce Commission Merchant and Grocer, I
114 North Water St.. Wilmington. JU.
Jar Refers to Bank of New Hanover.
feb26 ,, 1 ll
UCK AND BOE SHAD IN ABUNDANCE.
It Don't Clatter
TT THE OLD TEAS IS GONE AND THE
New Year, has come, HUMPHREY. JEN
KINS A CO., axe still recelvlnx at their Oj
ter liou-e. No. HJ eouta rronx ecreet, axrean
supply every day of New iaer oysters, uys
tersailppcdC. O. D. FreahJ Shell Orstcm
Send orders to I
. W. E. DAVIS SON.
Proprietors of the only regularly
mch 14 estabhahed Fishery in this section
5 and 10 cents Cigars,
To Arrive !
A NOTHER LOT OF THAT BONANZA
A pound of good Tea and a China Cup
anl Saucer for 60 eenUf Could get but
limited supply this week. Expected oa NT?
... . s j V !
York Steamer to-morrow. Leave onlcrs fr
J i - f
ltat once. Will also receive to morrow n'
other lot of that GRATED PiNEAPPI-E, for
i i ' i
pies, for which so many of my customers hare
For sale by I
GEO. M. CRAPON, Agent,
22 South Front St
For Smithville Court. '
E02 THE ACCOMMODATION OF PER
sons desiring to attend. Court at Smith
villa the new and fast steam yacht Louie will
on ana alter Monday next, f in insc, leave
alvaja on hand, &c
H - -- nn yniatagtoa at 9 o'clock, a. m. Returning.
Drus and Medial firatio of the
tlxhest jradat I wharf fot of bock c tree L
jno. x. scnoNiTAXjjnts, ' r wiltteehs.
jan 11 Drcj- and PrecripUoa etcro i tizhlB and Owner.