vfa will be glad to receive cdaxralcadon
from our friend ca asy ana aU; frcbjcj I
scaeral Interest bit ' -4.l' -Kv: .' I
fpn!liNS rOSTAOK PAIR
if? tiOO. Three
jTb.8 name of tho writer man alway U fa
wshed tor the Editor.
ba wrlttea oa
ore aide of the paper. 1
rcraonalltlea must be avoided
H J 11.; .V. free
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Ana It la especially , and parUniUrly uaa 1
ejood tUttb Editor does j not always encoi
tLs views of correspondent nnie to static I
la the editorial colnsns. . I
NEW A D VERTI S KM EX T8 .
WILMINGTON; N.. C. ERI DAY: MARCH 28. 1884.
.- - W , v 5 - - ' i '
ib-e man to
y.' 0-: d diEculty. whal-
. k res
., mew -
appears unwilling to
f v- . Yo Coiton Ktchao-c has
Mi5V. 2iit:co to consider
'a:;o fc. . . fo fttij nrint
rJ'-nadniabte to a.
. v.-r York, who Baa noi
t- iian . announce
K-wJ0'' w.-Mo- jcuih nearly
T::'-I jcari her janwr.
4-77nTcr s'-aicaman says
tf.:K Miyht to CrOSS
;,.Ta..e. ....,., Sn i,u own
eAl'inl'ctf stc " .
IUDU TO MEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
C W Tate Look Boys I ,
Ukxssbekger Crcat Sensation
Joiix D BELLAMr, Atfy Lcal a-1
R 11 McIstibe Dry Goods, Carpcu, Jtc
Muxus Bros. A DeRosset Disinfectants
Tho receipts of cotton at this port to
day fotup IC2 bales. I
Capt. Harper had. a lirse lot of
passengers on tho -i&ipori this morning
bonnd for Smilhvilld. 1
I- A.A.Sen:.U:cMmistcr to
in bctn appointed and con-
puea: wiil be better
eaatejuaa Germany remains to uo
Tiieteea Cbiaeeraay be peculiar
b-itehu LiJ rtaiin; traitJ. In
. ( .
fvtoJiic:rcot:c:rjnien who were
nftrtrj froai tie recent great floods
uir i isioa.' Several Chmcie mcr-
ci:3 live $2,000 cacu.
Tie casilest preagrcement of the
ie'jtzilei to be elected to the Chicago
Cocnn'ioa on llobcrt Lincoln for
Vice Tresldcnt breaks several states,"
i i r I a
iroiU many cranes aou.iaui mc
soamauoa oi a rresiueniiai tauuwaic
ire si Fatof the Al'cghanies.
It is proposed to quench the lire in
the ihonU3 coal vein in Virginia by
dr'Tn well holes do wa to tho cb.iai-
len cd introducing water. Krcn
viia tiit method it is estimated thai
two coslas must eiapse oeiore me
nice caa be flooded and the dead bodies
of tie cn'.oabcd miners recovered.
For Flower Pot3 and llatging Bas
kets call at the 5 aud 10 dents Store,
No. IC South Second street. t
After a lew days of really beautiful
weather, tho clouds hayc assumed au
aspect to-day which threaten rayi.
Ger. barque Unkcl Jlrcilsuj. : Ohlfe,
Louise h'icJiards, Ehrucke. and Orion,
CUnscn. arrived at Stettin Mat. 23d.
There was one case of disorderly con"
duct before tho Mayor this uiornlnfr.
which was disposed of by the payment
of a fine of I i
"Youoj Kan'said Thiddcus Steicns
b Hoacoe Conklioi. when the two were
a Coa;resi together, and the latter had
iapcriooily demanded the old Pcnnsyl
nalaa's reason lor some action, "youn
ma, Q&screw that carl, so that you
caajetjoarlcet down upon the floor,
aadl Kill talk with you History
does n&t record tic haughty Iloscoc's
Tic Wycdiani Comedy Company,
ixh rxs directly to England after iu
vixens encasement, closes in
New Orleans on Saturday night. March
S. tiJ, starting from that city by rail
Matfij mormo-. March 30. will under
let to male the run to New York
tyiastaioato be at Tier No. 40,
Sana K;vcr. and take the Liverpool
urf at li)!in u
Apr-2 Mr. V tr,i!h
ca IZd t!T t Ki! nA i-;-:
W J M TT -J B. llE I liJ II
Tiea'-re. London. Hipr M
irrlli " "
One colored tramp vas accommo
dated with lodgings at police head
quarter last night, j He left for Charles
ton. S. C. this morning.
Wc walk in the midst ol secrets, wc
are crcornpassed with mysteries, but it
is an open secret that, there is no reme
dy in the world like Dr. Bull's Cough
Syrup for coughs and colds.
care in receipt ol a postal lrom Air.
John"Spelman announcing that he will
on April 2nd, resume tho publication
of the Slate Journal, at Raleigh.
Ooe of tho commission merchants of
this city has shipped during the week
an average of. 300 dozen of eggs daily.
They were shipped to New Yorfci
There is an unmailablo package
Chinese Perfume" I in tho Postollice,
addressed to Mrs. Cil. Wm. White,
Great Bridge, Xorlolk county Va.
Wc invite the attention of our citizens
to the fact that first 'quality shirts arc
being made to order at one dollar at the
Wilmington Shirt Factory.' tt.
ii i ii -i i i-ii-ii ii i 9 1 ! i
Silver Plated Spoons, Fork3 and
Knives of best quality, and at manu
facturer's prices, can bo found at Ja-
coufs Hardware Depot. t
The pavers are engaged in laying the
flagstones upon the sidewalks on North
Water street, which were taken up
when ihc improvements were com
I U reported in New York that &
- ... , ii4nsia nave purcnaseu
aWuUll vj arueu ior si uuu.
CC0 id t e
v.-, Bj juutci nouses on me
c uc 50m io orivaie
TOO illVltAk.! .
k . " "V" v
41 Ji io oe erected at stoin
Ji L. I . f.ir f K. n ... r ..
CitVa.-.. ni ...
ice UWPIlinM hA in
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iirrwi . . . .
K.f lhj t ... . . .
aouaiion of thpir nnrr.pr-
. v:-was backing from the
rJf'ff33 WeMon to the Carolina
Uxi Warcaouse. and when
Messrs. Morton 4- Hall a cooper
j.caKc-.tr.nxt. the cars struck a
. achfd tn .rr r.a
Cnrca by Beverly Scott, a well
wa drajmaa. The horse was
to one side, and cleared from
cpJ without injury, but tho
Wi overturned taking
..wuh it and was rolled
tI ?f actbef the train could be
trapped. When this was
to?Pf Sct rescued from
'rfal position and it was found
UiIa flih.1 m w" broken and that
u ?rnKaaeJ Internal i njurlei
wubDg profusely from his
wli ia iher consequences.
Bey. Dr. Pritchard will preach the
dedicatory sermon ot the new Baptist
Church at Uocbingham next Sunday.
It is not yet known who will fill his
place at the First Baptist Church in this
city on that day. j
The News and Observer makes us to
say a 'ncgrcss doctor" was tho latest
sensation, which is a mistake. Wc
spoke ot a "doctor woman," withou
any allusion to her color. She was a
brunette white woman.
Some thief entered the yard of Mr.
David White, oa Mulberry, between
Seventh and Mcllie streets, on Wed
nesday night and stole two bags of feed
from the stable in which Messrs James
B. Huggins & CVs hofse is kept. The
thieves are not all dead nor caught yet.
For Pure White Lead & Paints, and
biggest stock of Window Glass and
lowest prices for good articles be sure
to go to Jacobi's Hardware Depot, t
Died In Neiv York.
Celia Mitchell, a colored woman who
was well known as a burse in this city,
died in New York on Tuesday last.
She was a very clever woman and had
the entire confidence of many of the
white people who had occasion for her
services. She left here about two
months ago for New York .with the in
tention of returning, but concluded to
remain in that city.
1 1 . .
Burglars broko into and entered three
places ol the North side of Fourth
street, last night. Mr. S II. Morton s
house on Fourth, between Hanover and
Brunswick streets, was entered nd a
double-barrelled gun and about S'20 m
money was stolen. j
Mr. C. Schulken.s store, on the cor
ner of Fourth and Swann streets, was
entered, as as al3o the store of .Nicho
las Mohr, but we(were unable to learn
what was taken from these places.
Tho largest and best stock of
Windows. Doors, Blinds &c, and at
Factory prices is at N. Jacobi's Hard
ware Depot t
. Now b the time to give Smith's Worm
Oil. ! 1 ly d-w
The storm which visited us on Tues
day night last was fearfully severe and
destructive in other sections of the State
and especially in Mecklenburg. Iredell
Catawba and Caldwell counties. I
was not followed by rsnch: fatal results
as the terrible storm of February, nor
did it extend over so large an area o
territory, but it wrought wreck and
rain in its path wherever it did strike.
Tho storm seems to have been compos
eu 01 a series 01 wmriwinas, .lour or
"five in number, one of which struck
Berry mil and Charlotte, in .Mecklen
burg, another travel letTalong Iredell, a
lew miles south of Statesville,! a 'third
struck Catawba county, passing through
isewton, aim a tourtn traversed a
section of Caldwell county, striking the
town ol Lenoir.;
The whirlwind passed uucomfortably
close to Charlotte on tho south, the
nearest point in its track being the
residence of Mr. B. E. McDonald, near
the old fair grounds. Mr. McDonald's
fruit trees were all torn up. A large
apple tree was hurled against the top of
his house, crushing in tho roof. A few
hundred yard3 off, the barn of Mr.
Flow was carried away.
The Charlotte Observer contains
graphic account of the ravages of the
nyclone, and from that journal we learn
that in Mecklenburg county, it started
in the southwest corner of Berryhil
township, and followed tho "Steele
Creek Bidge," to within a few miles of
Charlotte, when it lifted and passed on
without doing furthnr danage. The
principal sufferers wero Lee Bay, Sr.,
Lee Ray, Jr., Robert flay,. Jr., L. A.
Vanderburg, David. F. McKoy, Jane
Grier, (colored,) Frank Ilovis. S. R.
.turner and . 11. liiiton. ine resi
dences of the three Rays were entirely
demolished. Vanderburg and McKoy
lost their barns; Jane Grier's residence
was swept away ; Frank Hovis1 house
was moved from its foundations, and
every single out house on his premises
was blown to pieces; A. R. Turner lost
all his out houses and his dwelling was
moved from its foundation ; every fence
about S. H. Hilton's house was demol
ished and his blacksmith shop was
carried away, not so much as a ham
mer remaining where it stood. John
Northey's barn was crushed.by a large
white oak tree. The barn was crushed
to within two feet of the ground, and a
hole was cut in its side, when a horse
and mule crawled out on their knees
uninjured. The barn of Thomas Fur
guson was also crushed by a falling
tree. On the plantation of L. A. Van
derburg, two and a half miiC3 lrom
Charlotte, a negro cabin had its
end carried away, and fca well
curbing, built of brick three feet
high, was leveled to the ground.
Mr. Robt. Ray, Jr., and his family.
were sitting around their fireside, when
the storm came up. Ihc mother be'
coming alarmed, placed her three chil
dren in bed and stood beside them. All
at once the roof came in, and then the
whole house wa3 scattered in the storm.
A heavy cupboard fell across tho bed,
but was caught on a piece of timber
hat held it up. Mother and children
were found uninjured. Mr. Ray was
found in the ruins ol the house, badly
injured by a piece of! timber falling
upon his breast. 4rbe track of the
storm in Berry hill and Charlotte town
ships ranged from 50 yards to half
mile in width . It'took alzigzag course,
.in some places doubling back on itsell
and ihe moving forward again. Trees,
fences and everything in its track, were
swept away. The damage to the for
estsis simply immense, and can scarce
ly be calculated. The entire work of
destruction was done within the space
of fifteen minutes the cyclone struck
Newton, in Catawba county, about
five o'clock Tuesday afternoon.- It
came from the Southwest, and its track
was about 200 yards wide. The blow
lasted just ten minutes, and when, it
Dassed the people walked out to see
such a scene or deslocation and wrecks
age as has never before been known, in
Newton. The Methodist church was
completely wreck, the chandeliers,
orcan and furniture all being lost in the
ruins. "Snow Hill," a colored settle
ment, was obliterated, but no lives
were lost. The Southern part of the
town suffered most, three dwellings
being entirely destroyed and fifeen
dwellings unroofed. Catawba College
was unroofed. Cline & Williams' mill
was moved from its foundation and its
entire roof was carried away. Several
citizens were seriously hurt and many
miraculous escapes are reported. Hail
fell in immense quantities, Ihe -stones
beiax tremendous ia size, i
.Up the Atlantic , Tennessee & Ohio
Bailroxd, there is a strip of country 500
In a few days wewill be prepared to offer a full assortment in
I department. j 1 i
yard3 wide and several miles in length
that looks as if it had been traveled
over by some mighty mowing machine.
It is a track left by a whirlwind. Not
a shrub is left standing. Large trees
are twisted off above the ground and
piied in tangled masses all along the
track None of the trees are uprooted,
but ail are twisted off near the ground.
Capt. Wm. Ciarkson's train from Char
lotte to Statesville, came along shortly
after the storm passed, and the first
thing it encountered wa3 a house that
had been blown from a hill near by and
planted squarely acrcss the track. It
had been occupied by a colored family,
all of whom escaped uninjured. Amos
Jenkins, one of Capt. Ciarkson's train
hand3, lived near Statesville, and on the
arrival ofthe train at that place,, he
proceeded, as was hi3 custom, toj his
home. When he arrived at the spot his
house could nowhere be seen, bu
where it stood was a mass of fallen
trees. He afterwards found his family
uninjured at a neighboring house.
Later particulars from Newloa state
that the cyclone formed three miles west
of the town. It was a quarter of a mile
wide, passing almost directly east, and
struck the Southern part of the town,
wrecking anouc tnirty nouses, some
being entirely destroyed, Included in
these is tha Methodist church, the resi
dence of Rev. Coly Killian, Mr. Charlie
Jarrett, and a number of houses! of
colored people. Many other dwelling
were unroofed and some were lifted off
their foundation. Daniel Setzer, liying
three miles east of Newton, had eyery Jjter, Blltteri Blittei
thing swept away, houses, corn, wheat M-MMW-lJ , - i 1 , J , uimi
LBS. NEW YORK CREAMERY
Body Brussels Carpets. 7
3" A FEW CHOICE PATTERN AT LESS THAN-VALUE
Wf liOf A hrtiurVif nr1 n!ll fin n am Art-rrr. I Ji n . . : . .
" ' v uoyo, S"Uv oue oi me nicest and most
i i- . i . ., i. .
varied stocks ever seen in this city. ' f h '
WE OFFER f j
SQUIBB'S SOLUTION OF CARBOLIC Aeid
quart bottles, only 35 cents.
Bromo-Chloralum, a non poisonous, powerful
deodorizer and disinfectant. I
Piatt's Chlorides, an odorless disinfectant, re
liable, powerful, prompt, eheap.
Munds.Bros. & DeRosset,
Druggist?, Market Street. I
12 Cakes Pure Toilet Soap only 2d cents
&c. A Miss Hunsucker, living six miles
east of town, was killed. The damage
there is estimated at $25,000.
Passengers who arrived in Charlotte
yesterday on the Atlantic, Tennessee &
Ohio train from Statesville state that
passengers on the Western North Caro
lina tram, report that great destruction
was wrought to properly and life in
Lenoir. A number of houses were
blown down ana it is said that a
whole family were .killed, besides six
young laaies, wno were crusnea to
death under falling houses. The tele
graph lines are all down and this news
liJUU Butter. None better In! the eitv.
This Butter was bought low for cash and will
ue sola accordingly.
No. 19 N.
E. G. BLAIR,
Wilmington, N. C
J. L. WINNER,
yyATCIIMAKER & JEWELLER,
y Chrononlcters, Fine Watches
and Jewelry repaired and warranted.
Opposite New Market, Front St.
I FIRE T
WATER! WATER !
Something to your InterLst !
Fire 1 and Water -Irpk
Roofing Paint I
C. L. WRIGHT, ACT. FOR NORTH CARQIiAa.
With Us Again.
Rev. James A. Corcoran, D. D. who
was pastor of St. Thomas' Church in
his city during and for a short time,
after the war. arrived in j the city last
night from Charleston, S.jC., where he
had been unon a short visit. He will
preach in that Church at 10 o'clock." a.
m. on Sunday, at which time Mass will
bo celebrated. He will preach again on
Sunday, night at 7.30 o'clock. .
JDidn't Want Them. !
: ) ;
The dwelling of G. P. Rourk, colored,
was broken open a week or two ago
and several articles were stolen there
rom, among which were a jewel case,
a watch and a pair of spectacles. I On
Wednesday morning these articles were
bund on his premises accompanied by
a note stating that tho robbery was
committed merely in order to obtain
monev. There is no clue as to who
was the robber, but the note alluded
o was evidently written in a 'disguised
Spring Hats and Bonnets !
pi HIP, MILAN, R. B. AND CANTON
STRAWS, all new colors.
BEAD CROWNS from 50c to $2.50 each.
! i I
BEADED LACE 50 cts. oj $1.75 per yard.
A very large lot of "Warner's Health" and
MIISS E. KARRER,
mch 21 1 ' Exchange Corner.
WE GIVE BOTTOM i PRICES ON
BOOTS Sz, SHOES
Good bottoms to stand on. j Easy wearing
goods giving solid comfort and place! you on
a firm foundation. Try us and sec if we can't
Geo. It. French & Sons,
108 NOitTII FRONT ST.
Economy is Wealth.
TCUVE YEARS RENT WILL PCR-
CilASE A HOME. Building lots forf"!
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS sale on the instalment plan on Castle, j
"TfcY VIRTUE OH THti fUWKH OlT SALK
fa contained In a deed of mortsraare made by
R. J. Byrd to . mil xerry on tne 2tn janua
ry, isSi, rccorueu in ioo o o o, ui
the Records of New Jianover county, the un-
Lierslgned will expose for sale to the highest
bidder, ior casn. ai me i-;ourt uouse uoor in
the city of Wilmington, on Monday ,28th April,
1S84. at 12 o'clock. M. the following described
tracts of land situate In said city, described a
1st One lot bezlnnins: at the North wesfcor-;
ner of Block 20G, runs thence South along the
Kast line of Seventh street 11914 feet. thence
East parallel with Harnett street 552 feet to
Love's line, thence Northwestwardly with 6ald
line J 32 feet to the beginning, being parts of
lots l Ana 'z, jjiock tju.
2nd One other lot besrinnlnsr at Northwest
corner of Block 295, runs thence East with the
South side of Harnett street C5; feet, thence
South parallel with Seventh street 132 feet.
thence West parallel with Harnett street 15
ieei 10 xjoxe s line, mence .xormwesma
with said line U0 feet, more or less to the be-
ginnlns:, being part of Lota 1, 2 and 3, Block 296.
JOHN D. BELLAMY, Jr.,
inch s 30d Atfy for Mortgagee
Church, Nun, Ann, Orange, Mulberry, Red
Cross, Gwynn, Rankin, Fourth, Filth, Sixth,
Seventh, Wilson, Eighth, Ninth; Dickinson,
Tenth, Wood, Bay, Eleventh, Charlotte,
Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets.
Also, Houses and Lots for sale-
Money loaned to tno6C wismng io duiiu.
mch 20 j JAMES WILSON.
ELEVEN GOOD REASONS FOR USING OUR
It is guaranteed Firo Proof.
It is guaranteed Water Proof.
It is a preservative of wno! nr
ltcosti less tlian ordlrary paint).
It contains-co oil or neld. 1
It is an ornament to any buildlnr.
ji wm etop an ordinary roof from1 leak.-
any other paint.
It will not wash off or stain water.
It will not crack or scale off. if
it is durable, and will last longer
Why do Kve paint the aidm or nnr imfi.tin.
atid'Jeave the most exposed) part," the! roof,
unpalntod? I J
If a tin or shiiitrlc roof Is kik. -a
to tho expense of newly covering, bnt use
MOTT'S FIRE AND WATER PROOt
! PETERSBURG TESTIJfbxi A tjci .
Wc. the undersigned, having had shingle
and tin roofs painted with Mott's Patent wV
terand Fire Proof Palntj feel no hcsltaUon
In saying that so far It has given entire satis
faction, stopping ltaks whew nothing else did
any good. C. II. WARWICK, Cshlngle).
f i r, Ar,Mns. V.J. TAYLOR, (tin)
Mr L. D. Mott, Jr., I I
Dear Sir. This Is to certify that I have used
your water ana Fire Proof Faint on several
leaity roof s, ana since they were painted with
your Paint they have not leaked at all. I .
cheerfully recommend the 1Mdtt, 1'nlnt"
the best roof paint I ever saw.!
t rr ' t DAIBL RAIIILY..
L. D. Mott, Jr., Esq., 1 '
Dear Sir: Your Water Pr4of Paint. used on
my kitchen ftnxl stable roofs, gives entire Satis
faction. Both of these roofs leaked badly; and
since you applied your Paint I And no leaks,
and wc have had, since Uc tork was done.
buiue ncuv y runs. x LUKO 11 l
you-iusuce. as wen as youn
ami but doing
ramt, to eay
that I consider It a first-class Rooflnir! 1'a.lnt-
This Paint was, by my ilirectlon as Cimlrman
of the Public . Property Gommtttco hf thl
City, applied to a part of one of the Market
Houses, ad It gave entire satisfaction. 1 1 .
j i E. A. GOODWIN.
Mr. LJ D. Mott. Jr.--It is with tileattirrt
that I add to the tentimonv of the cidellenrv
of your Fire and Water Proof Painty Tlia
tin roof of my printing houso . leakcli badly
but since you applied your Roofing PalntJ it
nas not leaked at all,, notwltstamllng some
heavy rains have fallen. I checrfullw recom
mend your Paint to all who have Jeaky roofs.
We also refer to : ii. T, Young, i President
Planters & Mechanic Bank; 'John Mann, At-
torncy at xaw: tr. uaiiaghcrj Deputy Collect
or anvicK x, nro i c
City Di-ng Store.
TyjAXDRAKt LIR PILLS,
"CONOLEY'S COIGNE. Florida Water.
Toilet Powder and None Such-
Medlcines of the best quality used for pre
scrip'ions and customers are not kept waiting.
It von have any teeth left, call and get.abox
of my Tooth Powder, it will cost you only 10c.
Prescriptions prepared at aU hours dv and
night. J. W. CONOLEY,
mch ll i i wanayrer.
1 i i i
BUCK AND ROE SHAD IN ABUNDANCE.
send orders to
WJ E. DAVIS Jt SON.
Proprietors of the only resnlarly
mch 1 established Fishery In this sccUon
kevcTlutiox in books. 5 anfl iq cents Cigars,
FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GOOD
neoDle of Wilmlnzton and the State at
large, L offer, at FIFTY CENTS per Volume,
all the Standard Poets; also. Green's History
of the English People. Gibbon's ttoman Em
pire, all of the LeUuro Hoax Series, Wilson's
Tales f the Border, all of James Gram's Nov
els. Dickens and Scot t'sj Novels, and Many
other Books, all elegantly bound in Cloth and
GUt. , I
Now is your time to get Books cheap at
xach23 . lire Book and Music Store.
HAVANA FILLERS, ! ,
Best In the city, are on sale.
Dru2S and Medicinal preparations of the
hlgbebt grade at '.-!'! ': '
JNO. T. SCHONWALDS,
jan 11 Dmgand PrerrlptVm Str -
Beautiful ! ' Beautiful !
THAT LEAD the Market.
Cll and see for yourself. Fire Clay Chimney
Flues. Cook Stoves, Tin Ware, Pump, Light
ning Ro J!.'
PUBB WHJXS OIL. r neb Si
or, ana J A
(lrom 1'etcrsburg I x t 1: x-A WEAL, Jan. 2Uli,
TiiIKI AMJ XOT F0UXD1 WAXTIXd. Tho
test of the lire-proof qualities of Mr. Motf
roofing paint va made on Courthouse avenue
ia.it evening, 111 the prusenqc of; a largo num.
ber of eiKJCtatoris. and the ordeal satbifirtorilr
established all that was claimed for the paint.
A small house made of dry! pine covered with
iv tbiu coat of paint,! was placed under: a pllo
of shavings upon which tlx gallons of kero
sene oil was pouml and Ixnited. The flames
leaped high Into the air and Lurncd furiously
for forty nilnutC3. Finally tho ho?we Was
raked from the -debris and drenchbd with.!
kcjroscnc oil." which burned off clean, leaving
the wool un torched, as any one mayjecc who
his the curiosity to call at the Walthall hotel,
where It Is on exhibition to-day. Thi rbject i
of the test, which on account of the caution'
of the authorities was not as ncvcrc asuual, ,
was not to prove the Impossibility ol destroy
lng the !ox by lire; but to show that the paint,
I aa effective protection against the ordinary
accidents which causes fire. This was; mada
so plain to our mind that It has bcea 'deter
mined to treat the roof of the I'L HX-A ptkl'.h
buildlc? to a coat of It as soon as the house 1 '
remodeled. Arothcr, abd ia our opinion,
more valuable qoallty of tlic palat Is tl$ ,lra
ptrviousness to water, making It a sure rebxs
dy fur leaks in old shingled and tinned roofs.
As a lest cf this, two paper boxeswere pilted
on tho inside and kerosene oil poieI Into one i
ami wawr mm uie oitxr witfiout tlie H!glitc
effect upon tbo paper, i Tho boXjs with thilr
conUnU can afeo be seca at the Walthall Lot!
UMiay. x'ersons wno nay have leaky roof,
or who may whh to guard agalutt firs hould
the m tttcr. We hare no hcsiutloa In snyihg
that he his a food article which Is worthy f
Che attenpja of proMrty owners.
the Purt cll House, an-i will be please!
General Agent for theiState, Is At
eollclLed. 31 1. C. L.
"nsni, ine enerai Ag
I will be pleaicl to re
eel ?e ork-rs and give all Informatlokt requlrcl.
a puuiic icot, same as thai rcicrrcu to m tne
extract above, as had la Petersburg, will bo
made In this cuy, due notice of time nd
place to begirenbefesfter. ' f 1!
I--- i J WUJttril, LEVY CO.L f
ProirietOT3 for etalc of North Carolina. ,
mcli 21-1 w V .- , ,c . - - s 1 .
W. & E.' K. L1TJDIER,
4 . Att6fneys-at-Law ;
OOcS, 2. Cor. Princes an3 Water Sts. 1