THIS FAT KB
wbiibed erery eenln. Sunday ex
JOSII T. JAME8.
KDITOH ; AJfD TKOrKIKTOK.
..oot?tpTION8 POSTAGE PAID:
Six months, t2.0fc. Three
' ,hJ i 00: One monin, . eeno.
The paper win m
" rM ln any part of the city, at the above
or 10 :u I' wcefc
' 'ive.tWn rate, low and liberal.
j-Sulnber will report any and all fall
area to reilvnelr paper regularly.
77 A7y ttcvicw has the largest
tout fide cin-uhdvm. of any ncvsp'iier
. ;.-,.,.. 7 in ike cttv of Wilmington.
I ) B M O C 1 1 AtTC TICK 1ST.
Election .Tuesday, Nov. 1. J3
fou ;oveknoi; :
ALFRKD M SCALES,
KOI! LIKUT. GOVERNOR:
( IIARLES M. STEDMAN,
of New IlaiK.vtr.
fuk secretary of state: ,
WILLIAM L. SAUNDERS,
lOi: STATE TREASURER:
DONALD W. BAIN,
W. P. ROBERTS,
THEODORE F. DAVIDSON,
ITERIXTENDEXT OF PUIILIC IX
s. m. finger,
of Catawba. ,
ASSOCIATE JUSTICE SUPREME COURT:
A. S. MERRIMON,
FOR ELECTOliS AT LARGE :
W. II.' KITCHEN,
JOHN N. STAPLES
Mora than 35.000 bales ot cotton have
been com pressed at Texarkana, Texas,
Tiio New York Daily Commercial
lUdlctin of the 7th says there is an in -
proved feeling in Gnancial circles;
Dr. Ingalls and Joe Brown try to ap
pear as if they didn't see each other
when they happen to drop into the same
bar ber shop.
What a curious coinage of words
comes out of politics. The last is
"mugwump," one who politically kicks
when it, does no good.
Henry Labouchere, who is mar
ried, and therefore experienced, says
"most women wish to be successes as
men because they are failures as wo
It is thought that within a few years
one-third of the population ot Califor
nia will be insane. This looks as if the
Republican assertion that California is
a Hl'iine State is not without founda
.lames Watts1 workshop is preseived
it lleathlield Hall just aa he left it, bis
lathe and bench standing at the win
.uW, his toi ls Fcattored about arid his
old leathc r-npron hanging acro-s the
The Philadelphia Press Ueclares that
the Schuylkill river; from whence PhiW
adelphia is supplied with water, is sim
ply an open sewer, being the depository
of all manner of refuse from mill?,
sewers and houses.
(Jeorjje Aiken, who left Louisville a
poor man eight years' ago for the West,
has tetumed wealthy and is engaged in
a search for his only child, whom he
leit in an orphan asylum and who has
since been given to ome family and
lost trace of.
AL Picard,"a bird charmer, is aston
ishing the boulevardiers of Paris with
his powers. Afier being alone with a
bird fifteen minutes he can make it lly
wherever ho wishes. Any one who
has ever tried to c ase a hen will ap
preciate the value ot this gilt.
Mr.Tilden's health and habits are
thus mentioned by a friend ; "The ex
Governor received visitors all of the
forcing of the Fourth and went about
his spacious grounds at Greystone with
them for nearly two hours This morn
in2 I saw him about. He attended to
uie business and to his correspondence
a&d took a long ride in the afternoon.
Mr. Tilden is a great reader, olten ex
tend ngthig occupation i to a late hour
iQ the evening. He goes out almost
daily in his yacht, and seems to bo im
proving in health rather than cther-
Mr. Georee Home, of the extensive
lumbia River. Oregon, Fish Can
ary, writes that after sutTenne f even
years with rheumatism, he tried St.
Jacobs Oil. the w.ndeiful pain care,
anu in a short time ah stiffness and
1Q soreness Cf the joints disappeared. ;
No w is the time to give Smith's Worm
0a v lyd-w
Exposition On i I1 i n ;js .
We publish hTcw'nh t-d:iy
a h.Mj.koinely executed skctcli
of the State Exposition smunds
and building-, at Rak-iirh. The
main buihiin U 3r,f'.x33 ftd,
etu-lfisiuir ioni i,,cn euir:.s. in
two i f which an: sheds 40x0
fet. The picture shfuvs a ma-cirnu-ry
hcl HK)xl50fw;t, which
will be devoted to thedisplay of
Fawniill-, engines of dillorent
kind.4 and wrMl-working ma
chinery. Besides the buildings
shown in this cut I litre are two
buildings, each 250x43 feet, and
it may yet be necessary to pivc
others;, in fact it has already
b-en found necessary and it
will be done, provided there are
sufTicient funds -for the pur
pose. The interest in the Ex
position seems to he steadily om
the increase and there apptars
to 'be but little doubt row that
the space in these buildings w i'l
all be fully oeeupied by attrac
tive exhibits, interesting to the
people oi every seel ion of the
Attention is invited to the
new schedule of the strainer
Louise, as published in this is
sue. It goes into rllVet at once.
We fear that the unpkasant
weather will seri uislyint-rfero
with the attendance at the Mili
tary Ball at Smithviile to-night,
although at this writing there is
a promise of clear weather.
. Everybody in want of Paints,
iVhile Iead. Glass &o.,. should
go to Jacohi's to get best qual
ities and lowest priqes.f
INDEX TO NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
F C Mli-XEK Conundrum
Mrs Bobkrt Lee Boartl
Lovcil'a "Library 2nd pa$e
American Lesrfon of Honor
R M MclMTiKE--Xevr Jersejs
Brown's Iron Bitters 2nd page
Heinsberger Baee Bills ad Bats
TMu 1 omsE Chango of Schedule
C W Yates Bookseller and Stationer
Muhds Bros. & OeRossht Yachtmen
For other locals see fourth page. "
Clarendon Council, No. 67, A. L. of
Honor, will meet to-night, at 8 o'clock
There was no City Court this morn
ing, and there was a general dullness
around the city Hall.
. Another large consignment of Sash.
Doors & Blinds at factory prices, just
received at Jacom's Hardware J)epot.f
When a young man p ps the question
and is! referred to pop, he feels that al
though he has rot tku lar he cannot
go any lather.
Colored stockings have had their day.
The doctors declare them joisonous.
and white are becoming fashionable
again af'.er a long period of disuse.
Pretly little baskets for sending flow
ers by post are the latest novelty in
fashUhable circi They fasten with a
padU ck, and the sender and receiver
each keep a kej
The question which agitates the tash-
irtiiable housewife at i resent is not so
much. "Where shall we go this Sum
mer?1' as it is ' Where shall we make
the neighbors think weare gone?'1
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Wo would suggest thatan improve
ment conld be made without trouble in
the bulletin board at the telegraph
office, which would add much to th-
convenience of people in obtaining the
It has been a rainy and very disagree
able day, yet Front street, in the
vicitdty of the telegraph office, was a
place where a good many ol our
citizens were congregated in order to
obtain the first news from the Chicago
We have been requested to state that
Rey. W. H. Bobbitt, I). D., willji reach
at the Fifth Street Methodist Church on
to-morrow (Saturday) morning at 11
o'clock and also on Sunday meaning
and evenine, it being the occasion ot
the third quarterly meeting of that
church for the present Conference year.
It there as any -truth in the saying tha1
men's ears tingle when people are
speaking ill concerning them, John Kel
ley1 and Ben Butler's have been sensi
tively alive t tingliogsensations to-day
We have heard a good many broken
rvma.ks concerning those two notori
ously conspTcuods individuals during
the day. .. ' . - - . - -
Fullest assortment of Fishing Tackle
can. be found at Jacobi's, t
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WILMINGTON. N C:.
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People arriving in the city from along
tho line ot the Wilmington & ! Weldon
Railroad report the crops as being in
Mrs. Robert Lee, 113 Market strett,
opposite this office, is prepared to ac
commodate table boarders during the
Summer. She keeps an excellent house
m V ;
There is unmailable matter in thePost-
oQice here addressed to Alfred j Scales,
Guilford Co., N. C, and Eii Brown,
care of T. J. Jones Sampson P. O ,
Robinson Co , N C. -
Steamboatttsen report that the' water
is very low in the Cape Fear, and
t at, in coming down tuc river, tho
boat rubbed agiiiut the bottom in one
of the sh'.al places.
There is pretty general satisfaction
expressed here at Cleveland's riomma
tioPi The preference of our people, as
was ours, was for Bayard but it has
been felt that Cleveland wa3 a moic
available man and that he was the
man for the nomination. 1
We notice that some of our exchanges
are running an ad- for that excellent
daily journal, the National Democrat."
a they call it in their local notice.
They should go a little slower It there
is such a paper published in Washing
ton City then we have been unable to
Gnd it, and we have caused a vigorous
hunt to be made.
There was to baye been a I match
game ot base ball yesterday afternoon
at tha Athletic Grounds, but jn j conse
quence of the stirm it was postponed
t -i a more favorable season. The Sea
side Park nine and a picked nine from
among the baf e ball players of the city
were to have been the contestants
Thunder and Liffh tiling.
The rain, which began yes'erday af-1
temoon. continued with more or less
violence through ut the night. Fortu
nately it was accompanied by very lit
tie wind There was a heavy f-hower
tnis morning with considerable thunder
nn-i lightning. During tho shower the
lightning struck the West side of the
huse ot Mr. Mauiiee Bear, on the cor
ner of Sixth and Chestnut streets 1 The
fluid entered the house near one of thy
wiadows in the second !tory, and but a
few feet distant from the lightning tod.
tearing off the weather boarding, and
passing clear through the house to the
East side, demolishing and scattering
the ceiling and plastering, besides doing
other damage. Fortunately no one
was injured. Balaam Fuller, colored,
wa passing along Chestnut street, in
front of the house, smoking, at the
time, and either from jhock or fright
the pipe was knocked oat of his month.
Is t3 needless to say that he did not
stop ti pick up the pipe, but wa siezed
with an earnest desire to somewhere
else in the shortest possible time. 1 "
If this be not Summer what is it?
We should like to know.. .
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FRIDAY. JULY 11, 1884
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Pendor County Fruit.
; Mr. R. II. Murphy, of Moore's Creek,
has sent in to us specimens of his apple"
crop thi3 year, for which we thank,
him. They are truly magnificent and
we hope that he will make an exhibit
of them for the Fruit Fair. Pender U
a rich county if her people did but real
ize it. It ssems that almost anything
and everything pleasant to the palate,
which grows any whee outside -of the
topics, can be raised thre.
Tho Sumter Military.
A notefrom a subscriber at Sumter
tolls us that the Sumttr Light Infantry
will visit this city next week, arriving
hereon the 15th, accompanied by a
large number of ciyilians. The note
doesn s:iy anything about going down
the river but wo presume that they will
visit Suiithyille for their usual Summer
encampment and remain thero about a
week. They will probably be met. here
by the Wilmington Light "Infantry.
In the first bal.ot for presidential
candidate, taken last night, Cleveland
received 392 against 426 for the field.
Wrhole nu m ber of votes 820 : necessary
to a choice 517. On the second ballot
which was taken this morning, Clevel
land received 499 votes, a gain of 107.
and as soon as the result wa3 announc
ed a number of States, led by glorious
old North Carolina, changedtheir votes
to him and Governor Cleveland on the
second ballot was made the Democratic
candidate for President of these United
As was forecast by us yesterday
Grover Cleveland, of New York,
was to-day nominated in the Demo
cratic Convention at Chicago on the
second ballot as tho candidate of that
party for President of the United States
No ballot has jet been had for Vice
President and but one, we believe, will
be taken at all. We think that Mc
Douald will be nominated to-night,, on
the1 first ballot, for Vice President. The
candidates of the Convention will sure
ly be elected next November.,
The following is the oflic-al count of
the two ballots for the nominee lor
President: First ballot Cleaveland
39-2, Bayard 170, fhurman- 88. Randall
78, McDonald 56. Carlis'e 2 Flower.
4, Hoadly 3, Hendricks 1, Tilden J.
Second ballot- Cleveland 663, Bayard
81, Thurman 47. Randall 4, McDonald
2 Hendricks 45.
Cleveland's nomination was then
There are 820 vote $ ia the Conven
tion and under the two-thirds rn'c 517
were necessary to a choice.
77; : : :
One of the prom-nn7 cusmess men
on the wharf was hasv this aftprnoon
on tue wnari was Dasy mis auernoon
in hunting to see if he could find a John
cn- i .Mnnfa ,
Kelly man. At last accounts no was
unsuccjssfui and had become ab
WE ARE SELLING jTUEM CHEAP AND THE QUALITY IS GOOI) IN
BO I II PLAIN AND BRAIDED.
WHITE ROBES Good
WHO CAN FAIL TO BE SUITED ?
. CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS AND MATTINGS in great variety; '7'
LADIES', GENTS' asD CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR - 7 ' - '
j CARPET RUGS, a few at reduced prices.
A FEW TABLE BOAKDER3 CAN BE
accommodated during the Summer months
at low ra'es ileisant lociilon. good attend
ance and tho best the market affords.
Transient boarders accommodated by the
day or week. MU'. KOBKliT L.EE,
113 Market Street,
juW 11 tf Wilmington, N. C.
ON AND AFTEU THIS date OX&e
the schedule of the Steam- hits
re LOUl-Kwlilbe as 'ol of a : SL
Ixsave Wllmlnntn Mondiv. ". '
Tuesday, Wednesday, 'I buruday and. Friday
at 4 o'clock, p. m. ; returning, icav smitnvuus
at 7.15 a m. On Saiurday'ncave Wilmington
at 'J a. m.; returning, lenvel Smltbvllle sane
diy, Rt4 . m. n Sunday leave wnminyton
at 9 a. m ; returnlnf, gam. day, -arrive at Wil
uiington at 7 p. m. July 11 2i
PLENDID BOAT SFONQE3.
MUND3 BROS. & DER03SETi.
jpINE LOT BATH SI'ONtfE.'
MUNDiJ BROS. & DEROSShT'S.
IIESE SPONGE3 ARE THE ADM1EA-
Uon of all vrl o see them. Call In at
Munds Bros. & DeRosset's
Market and BMnl 8 ffff.
rjpHE FIRM OF H0LLINGW01TH A CO.,
hss been changed taia dy b the retirement
ofS. H. TRIMBLE and the idroUaloa of T.
P.SYKES. Tbe bu&lns wjpl bt ton iictc
as heretofore un !er tle naxeaod stjle of
. f ' . "
j uly 9 tf HOIXIKGSTf ORTU A CO.
Hurran for Ouri Ticket !
rfi old kobth state; will bb Kl
J K- in November. ' We bave tai ktroceeil
fc,u,T cket w haTena e ao xx. Kvrrj
, tdy u piea ua ready i s work
Toe "Old JNortn stats Saloon 1 Lo o. r
and conOnucs to keep ihc coolt irtr, tb
cboicestcisan. and the pamt wniske to u
, i6 Zs11 f ?-KroDt "
J aiMBeewhatllcGOWANcandoforyou. :
I JI1 - - '
tu tj:i&4 to reoctra eommcklaittoa
tram oar men4 on any aad all - tubjct,
The nzist f the writer neat always t
visaed to the EOltcr V ?'-';:f
i ComxncnlcaCona mnat be wrirtcs m oat
one side ot the paper "
IcrtonallUe must be aroldeaj l' "
aditi -iclaKj'aal particularly' tnfer
tood that the Editor doe not ahraf endw i
Vic xlcyrt ef rmrTuU-nt oata c UU -
In the txiUcrU) 'vTnwna. 7
N KW AVI2ItTISEME&T8.
styles and at reduced price." ' 4 A'
Fine White Goods-Stock.
R- J2. IWclWTIRE;
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Atlantic Coast Line,
TASSaXGER UKI'AUT AIEST,
WilailDgtoD, N. C, J1U7 8, IL
QUICKEST KOUTE TO ASUEVILLE,
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Warm Spring and other Western North Car-
buna EesortB. - " .'.a'V 'r,
Through I'ullman PaUce S:cpfn Car
from Go'.dsboro to AshcvHie an I Warm
l uuiiwunj wun y-a. nr. Xiuiarirom
T. M. KMKRSON,
j uly 8 I u k 8 uor eopy Cien'i Iaw, Act.
P. 0. & N. Robinson.
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t 't uitir rlieral patronajre.- - - -
Our loci UslU fresh 'tpaA. arc rantced, 1
nd they can bc.retun.! at oir exicne It I
not eaibfacwr. WC are dti! m r-ctlr.t of '
Koos a-Hiuill, Kkxs, bleu we actl at the
very l owest market prices. . . i
1"V llzl are ad AnrJ.-..r . '..in
wll ng at oil prices. -'" r . ' ,v-'
Onr t:t)t FiSKaxenf lt
atverybwprl-CB. ' . . T ,-
All kfHof IJaKtT DU):K liUCK !
CfkACKitlo an l C ANN it G7ut" "
Base Halls and Bats
HiCuiccJii. tbree ill. vcr latet ?j lcr.
i.ctto, tvro 'z-a 4 7. V 7
A C C arfi n J Elo-i ; : j, ; r
EuUber la'Ia, all LkL'Z- Z TJ'
Richer IIarn:oaJAr, the tirf bcL '
.' yol!a.n uff v IU- jjSu!rjrv- '
i Jt&I'as: V. I.ia sad k bi JJctt. 7 -
Jjjt ,cil.d.rfaa tdc sale cheap at '
jolyl - live Book aad tlusla VtaeV