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t'GURST10R OF A CDBB
OP P9
We are satisfied that the Mormon
qsestion must beoome,- sooner or
lafterL' one of the inost important
p ssibl y t M most Important that the;
ti deal with. It is simply impossible
tlat
Mormonism : can - be ignored '
nJ
ach loDger. It .will not agree to
ignored, because it is aggresBive,
at
willed ' and wicked. " President
aifiehl, in his inaugural, took ground.
tb
at
jo stifles the confident expects-,
that, he will tackle the. mon-
tk)D
rous aiigma and blight. He gave
hi "th.it it was his determination to
ert the power of the Government
ir its suppression. i
It is not denied that the difficulties
he way of ; its suppression ' are
pfeculisr and - formidable. . - Probably
up living statesman is equal to the
sk of furnishing the right solution.
Whilst it is admitted, on all sides
bat the great evil ought to be extir
pined, and many . suggestions, have
ueen made, after all the difficulties
appear to remain ana trie solution
d&sojved.
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We have before pointed. to
some of the proposed remedies and the
1 imouiUes environing them. Il ls held
. oneraily by tboes who have investi-
fated the matter that there - can be
:o cure as long as the present jury
vstem exists in Utah. As Mormons
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tompose always a majority of juries
ha of causes in which Mormons are
soncerned is but little better, if any,
han a farce.. It is proposed, in view
f this fact, to wipe ont Utah from
he map and let it be absorbed in ad- J
oioing Territories or States. In this
way it would be possible for cases to.
be tried at Salt Lake City to be re-
raoved to other places and the. pecu-
iar complexion of juries could be
hanged. This , is one of; the sug
gested remedies. r-,:-; s i- i
There is to be another plan pro
posed. .. . It is. believed when the next
Congress is organized that a bill wil
be introduced to. change the form of
governments ' "he purpose, is Tto get
rid of. , Governor and Judges and to
place' the entire government.' of the
Territory in the hlmds of a Commis
sion to be composed of seven persons
to be named by the Pr? sidentl There
eould be many objections ; urged to.
this plan. tlt j8nbyel, untried, con
trary to usage, and subversive of the
ancient order of things. Governing
States and Territories by assort of
Star Chamber would - not .be, agreea
ble to the free people 'of America,' it
strikes us. :Then .again.: it gives the:
President additional, power, a thing3
not to be desiderated just tat this
time, if ever. r The bill to be pro
posed contemplates further disfran
chising all polygamists, men and wo
men also, as the latter are allowed to
vote'inUtab:i3,ii csy:-3b23-.s t-r hrAl
. Another' plan still, ia to , retain the
present government of Utah, -but so.
cbanging.the law as to juries as to.al-
lo w th em to be selected" by - men wh 6
are faithfoTto. the laws of the United
States, ' and who will f select .no men
who regard their oaths to the Church
as paramount to their oaths of alle
giance tothe United States 4 No man;
who lives in polygamy is to be chosen,
the burden' of .proof of. inn'ocenoy to
rest upon the accused, 2 The ballot is. I
to be opened : to aH ;men.;; . This. last
suggestion is that favored. by the
Philadelphia American, Rep.,' which"
says of the Utah juries as now organ-
"As regards' juries in Utah the law now
requires that the Jurors shall be drawn id
equal proportions from the Mormon and
the Gentile element. ? The former, of course,
obfect -to avv ' efianre!: Pnf ba . law.
bTtato the right to dematwl tlm posirloa iff
VOL;-XII;
ajar?mt, or hu -persoa charged with
felooy a xiiixx o insist jthat . hadt the Tjary
.wbkb ttiea bm shall be composed of per
Bopa. who bate been, indicted for a similar
offeDcer A to theip'&tte'r bf e??ieDce,'uo
le&i the U w 4hat e tuggest if enacted but
aime aaiM9iTnrottttec to uoltwfal
m&rriages caoooj tie jbompelled to crimi
nate" tbemeeivea, and s the. priest who
'oQciatea ia boaod by What he reeards as a
higher oath than any he can tke in a coart
of isw, not ta reveal the aecreta of the En
dpwmenL louse. Tbft. common,, law holds
.that, if stolen goods are found, in a man's
-possession soon after the theft has been
ptnniitted,1 and he can l?e no reasonable
explanation of how' he came by them, the
jr?m.wHiwi tu us m gauiy oi larcosy.
It can work ,00 greater hardship to enact
that When a man is found with from two to
ienty; nominal wives in his keeping; the
Cbart sfiall presume- that" heis guilty of
polygamy' - ' Vv-il M
W Congress. mast 'deal with the
ulcer.. aoTely ; ttiere! is eooash of
in Ihrb-)a43 tb demise slaVfnetbod of
edactsoMe lah1ehhamefui
1 wwwvM,H.y Tv-rH
can be, trdioatediid
. TSB COIjinia CBlTBal.
XAieporur
vet interviewed Dr.!J. JL MbAden, a
bank president of Charlotte a day or
two since, in regard to the probable
effect of the. lease of the Charlotte &
Atlanta Air Line by the Richmond &.
Danville combination; Among other
things, Dr." McAden said : J " ; ' , . ;
3;-: " , 5-v:-'y;i . r r.- a "1 ii
VTbe Richmond & Danville Company
are the owners of the Western North Caro
lina Road, and also " Con trof all the lines
leading out from herei with the excention of
the .Carolina Central . it has this road now
almost cut off at both, of its termini, render-;
iog its business, entirely local, which must
damsfre Its gross receipts and must diminish
very' materially Its .profits.:- The Carolina
CentraL Road must odnsequently suffer by
tnia lease, as ue Air L,ine hs been a strong
feeder. to this line." i , .; j ...
-. uu uofc jtBow.ireierrtng to me
Carolina.) Central)- exactly -what the
Doctor means by "both of its termi
ni," JttjiljBssiie ipclnderWi
one terminus; and .if he; does, we can
not see how the Carolina Central can
be cut off here as long as vessels draw
ing 18 feet water, can,, pass over our
bar. -
-"There's many a slip between - the
cup and the lip." A few days, ago
so powerful sv corporation as the
Baltimore fe Ohio had no thought of
being distanced by the -Richmond &
Danviile fn pie race f or" the. Sibley-
Air-Line stakes. Xet. so" i( ,was.
Still, are; there not p(her combinatioos
that mar be for men c -lwi i ik J
i Possibly, the new " arrangement1
may diminish the "gross receipts" of
thejCirolin
T.bat road hasLbein doing an immense
freight traffic' for many months past.
It has all it can possibly . do ( now
without regard to ta connections at
Charlottes: JBy: theCjopening :.of 1 the
next cottotf season its" -transportation
facilities wijl be materially increased,
the .question-, jfly caonot the
qL railway, be-more thin elf-sus-
tainrrig without Tegard" to. ebmbina
tionsV consolidations orconnections ?
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CiPR FP4B
The Raleigh Jr-tear bt ;,March
7th says: - The peopleMititig on the line of.
the Cape FeaYadTtfn -Valley Tlallroad
will soon Jb jrjsued : at) seeing the track
laid. The .iron. has. been-ordered and is
expected to arme-as foliowii 1,000 tons in
April, 1,000 tons in May and 1,000 tons In
June. It will be laid aa rapidly as possible.
This quantity Will ly the track from lbe
present tei minus at the'Gnlf to Greensboro.
We may, expect to see, trains running be
tween the towns of Fayetteville and Greens
boro by the end of the year at the furthers
est'; i The : oDenink of 4 - road t was never
looked prrinpre; gtVrl Greensboro Ib
"T'-.'Wt' ii nrWJ 'rv.strrj i;-,CJt.
? it ought; to bejungerstood that the
transaction referred 'to 'above wis
made by Mr.3 Jatihs ArGfayJthe pre-
sent rejuqeuKoi ine,vape j?ear s
Yadkin galley EBaU wayia Tbere are
BOMB,.ye aiear, wuu xamicxDis uem or
rie.ws has'rsome" connection ' witS the
recent Apt of- th'XegisIature autho-
nzing thebaic pf the road j)pder cer
tain '. oirenmstahces . nnd: uionditions.
It is an old thing, if we maybe at-'
lowed to express Yourselves in a home
7' r
; ?A geotlemsn in thiscity is in receipt bf
a private letter from1 prominent centle--
mra in. Wilniinirton;;inwhich'he Jncident-
aliy mentions the salejf the 4ir Jjine. RaiK
roau ana in rererHagOdtMw-expresses his
intention: oLteavino;iV7JJmuiston as. she 4s
now, by tbis-eonsumraation, 'everlastioely
,anaeienaiiyaeaQ:-yww Observer.
I -;W.e, rathei;think Wilmington has
been hurt about as much as it can be,-
and we still hope for growth and de-
veiopmeuu ,vPen .up our. important
;w4urwajs,iMfactar
and.energy.and.enterpriseand fthe
cityr.by the sea".wtll hive a 'future";
rmore reliable than cotton.'
- i The papers .are now telling of 'a
corner in oats." - .We have known a
fellow who "felt his oats" to take to
a; cornerjBarlyr
i Gen..XongstreetisTto be recalled
.romrkVy:ad made UMarsha
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Wilmington, n;c; fkiday, april -8;;i88j;i
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If Jth, serious 1 illness r of Lord
Beaconsfield should terminate: fatally
it would have very great influence
upon lithe political t fortunes ot; his
party; we suppose, tie has . been so
long a time the leader of the Tories
or Conservatives, as they now prefer
to, call.-: themselves, and is by suoh a
great "distance the first man in ability,
'courage, and' resource amons all the
prominent men of his party, that his
deatbt could hot fail to be a great
blow to their hopes. , He cannot con
tinue bntafew years in active leader
ship, lorhe is now some : seventy-six
or Beyenty-aeven yearsof age, But
his loss just now would be irreparable.
ie party of the aristoorata and largo
landed proprietors might not be able
to fallyT injBqfilcieht forcq fpr;a lobg
from ! power. But Lord" Beacons-
field's death would not only deprive
the Tory party o; iu inost ; f signal
eadership and be 'almost certain to
prevent . its return to power within
any reasonable time, but it would re
move from British politics the', most
aggressive, dashing and reckless of
eaders. In this particular England
woald be benefited. ; .:
But whilst the leader of one" party
is sick, perhaps fatally, the 'great
eader of the other party is reported
as breaking down rapidly under the
cares of office., ; Now jn 7 his aeventy-
first year Mr. Gladstone is doing the
work;' of two industrious ' and able
men. His recent lau nas also provea
hurtful to his constitution.. I If we
may trust -London ? correspondeots
there can be no doubt that the great
Liberal .Premier ; is ageing rapidly
and growing weak very fast: tinder
the very severe task that is laid upon
him. y He was averse to taking office
again, and it would have been much
better for him if he had remained in
retirement cultivating literature and
his farm. His death would prove a
very eeriom blow j to his party; but,
great as he is, it is not without other
very j ' able leaders, and possibly it '
would . not be as disastrous to the
cause of progress and reform as would
the death of his j great rival , prove
disastrous to the hopes of the Tory
Vartyf ' -
When Beaconsfield and Gladstone
pass away tne two most remarfcaoie
Englishmen of the last fifty years
will have gone - to their final audit.
England is never without men bf
high culture and superior abilities.
She has now many able men, but
none so marked as leaders as these
roj! , venerable statesmen. , John
Bright, in some respects, a greater
orator than either or the two , we
have named, is in .rather infirm
health, and is himself an old man. ..
But after all, however useful or
illustrious or potential a man may be
in his day and generation, and how
ever necessary he may be deemed for
the welfare and glory of his country,
his place is : somehow quickly supplied,-
and as Joe Jefferson says
whilst .personating Rip Van Winkle,
in tones of wonderful pathos, "are we
so' soon forgotten." It is true that the
impress of men of colossal minds is
not removed speedily, and in case of
great creative genius ' the influence
and power continue all down the
ages shaping men's thoughts and even
moulding their- destiniesv But - with
most men of ability their influence is
limited and transitory and : their
memories soon pass away. Mr. Glad
stone is. not of 'this number, we feel
assured. .7 Mis . writings will keep his'
memory green for a oentury, whilst
isgreat reform measures will eter
nize his nname among, the greatest,
purest and ' wisest of British . states-
men. We trust that the great Libe-.
ral leader : will - live i many years
to come, and that wheTTTiis work is
ended the God of ; nations will raise
up some other pure, able, consecrated
leader to carry on the immense work
of reform begun1 and so much ad
vanced bv William E. Gladstone.
ntOIE; ltf 18TOTBB RECENT
f I .Ai..St- :i VJ;!!. W irf i. 1 , i
, : Sepator;Mabjonhs4Jiear.nt.'8ome-
thing evidently from his famous cOr
respondence with GenT JEarlyin 1871.,
le was neid responsible for a biogra
phy, of himself written by a . Federal
GeneraL- Gen. De Peyster published
a Memoir of : Gen.: Mahone :in the
published at Morrisaniajo New York.'
Of course it was Iremarkable that a
FeeraV General; should cwrita.: and
print. ( a! Memoir ;df. a Confederate
(Rebel) . .Generai- and in a Noern
Tiistorical monthly; A note to the
I ' T3 TVv ri -Tr- r-rp
ldj2d:icSv:iiL
Memoir stated that it had been subv
mitted to Gen. Mahoneand "approved
by him," and that it " was "corrected
by the General's friend, CoL S. Bas
set Trench," who by ; the . wayi 'has
received office' recently, ' we under-i
stand, through' Mahone'a influence. :
This Memoir reflected upon Gen'.
Robert E. Lee, Gen. Early, and per
haps ' other Confederate 1 leaders;
This sort of manufacturing of history
was not to be tolerated by brave old
Gen
Mahon
to
Early meant fight no one will doubt
whoBaw the whole
pondence. Gen Bradley
and CoL Robert E
A nortion ! of the corresnondence
was pubUshed.1 however, embraced
only the first letter of Gen; Early and
the last letter of Geri. Mahone, . with
a : short ; oonclhdmg letter by Cfehi
Early. Gen; Early first demanded if
it was true, as stated in the note, that
the Memoir had been first "submitted"
to Gen. Mahone and "approved by"
him"before its publioatioo,and wheth
er the language ' attributed to" , him,
Gen. - Mahone, "therein," was r his?
We have never seen the intermediate
correspondence, but we have heard"
that there was a sixteen page
of Gen. Early's that . was extremely
warm ana snarp. out oe mat as it i
may, the result of the correspondence
was this
his
in the original Memoir which were
pmonaIlpjf$Bi bden
expurgated in this revise? copy." - i "
We have' heard that this "expur-
gated 'Memoir wa published . in the
same" NewcJork jHitoricalMaga I
zine 'in which the offensive Memoir I
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appeared. The editor of the maga-
n said the first one was Dublished 1
"for a consideration," and it is legitU I
m. to .0ppo.e th.t the .ecoad on.
was puoiisnea aiso r.iox a oonsiaera-
tion.
, The lesson taught Gen. Mahone by.
this letter was that 'if he allowed an-,
other person to assault a gallant com-
mander iji aenw. andindoraed it, that
he became responsible foFthe same,
and just as much so as if it had been
written by himself. In the recent
debate with Senator Voorhees he ap
pears not to have forgotton that lesson
as he rather insibted upon holding that
gentleman responsible for an edito-
rial in a Philadelphia Republican
nanpr that ' reflfintftd nnnn himaelf.
even- after the- Sehator had Mis-i
L,.:.a SJ. Le -irl --f
oiaimeu any inuorBBmeni,i .:ny -
pressions m the article which might
ba conatrned in the-wav-of - makin? a,
i . . , ". T. .I. . . -t- ; '
personal-qaarret wnu aim., ' - , i
came
IWhat
Wains to be seen hereafter; Whether
pistols and coffee Wilt follow or not
the whole country remains On tiptoe
toVea. " The whole debate was fiery'
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and the old aores have --been -openea
wide. It is very manifestr that the
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time is lidtTmmediate 7 when the
Northern ""Stalwarts X will cease ' to
fctthe"oldgyygd
bring raiUngaccosationr against the
Whole Southern people. The faults.
or crimes,' if ybtT: please, of a few
hot-heads or bad meO are made the
faults and crimes i of the whole peo-
pie Every maf sense aha justic
whether he , live ia Maine or Ohio,
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must know that this-treatments of
the South is both vindictive and crueL
itlve and ernel.
Rnt ahanl.l wftrlr will va iti : arVd nf tr
Sixteen years ot peaoe, pet ween the
orth' ahd the1: South' there? UfMo J
Stalwarts wiU receive as many blows
asiher mav be te
1 nt r. All nh rlftbatPH
be regretted; f Criminations and re
criminations are aiways 10 oe aepre
odto W fcii-''rTiTiBr. cfiA Knnth Ia V
T" fcTi "r -JT. . r
SU with wool in itsmbuth,withboweri
head, and ashes npoo : its . garments
whilst the miscreants smite its cheeks
arid spit tbeir'; venom upon it ? ; Who
Bays that Yv;
4v
f Someidl8coyeriesbTB very startling
character have jbeeh made at York-
l town very recoritlyi but we have not
space now jo copy tne account.
We
will try to do floiti , oar: next issue.
Ti, iw&:ftaind
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aurinsr tneru,eaerai ooenpaney ana
been discovered.'
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..Withers acted for the1 slek; fat feUowi wTio1 , ata-m" I JKwu, now reaioiBgnoi rirop ws
Geo. E.riri.odC.pt H.mCb.mW -S . ta. iSWS4Ta
. Theombsequentprpceedingsbe-
verv personal n a v, very nerce I oumuioi , uhjuuuiwuu. vmrAaroa-jkeuogg- -
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will be the outcome of it re4 speecn in tnisaty,.wneniiMiXOttng, l-r
era Senators do; not appear v disposed (Housec HewouWdischarga hisdu- g& , JWPrhaa
UKjjlwauuMr' M88 satisfactorily no donbt. W.ith a discovered a lvj" ot af
, - - -fH-V F J'f , a , . L- v 'jf - - iTt:" ,i' -"t' ! C" across the Uack, with one end fastened in
nnjusttafdalserimputations. The feto&&A)u$ khe' embankmentr.and snatched it out of
"til
iitt tia oicka. cAnsvatstOTiiio.
ofYheFederaVoeefsorth
V, vsvv'-ia v
Caro .na tn Washmajeiof ;
Ralefsh, and- Ike 'W?t&Jn&
Harris, and Tim Lee, HhV bald-ad- i
rkinsJ wno 1
-..if.-- tyU ... -3i-r 'j J; i
and-Jim Harris,-3the-man and bro
., iw t . -- t -ww- -
ther,w and George B.vVett,-Who i
avas'not confirmed as ColIecor bf. In-:
ter&I Revenue in Ifie HftfiDttic
ther iahe Cof !infnd
there was "revelry' by night" you bet.
"Shaffer "is after Ike's jplace; "Loge
is modest and only wants a olerkship.
Tim is aspiring and seeks to be Mar
shal of some Western State or Terri-
tbryl Phil would be. glad to grabl
Ike's office. ' Ike, and we sympathize
with him kahA in th rAt nf th
. - . ..... ' I
is content to get a consulate to some
way-off small place. Alas! that such I
should be. We are amazed at Ike's I
modesty, and ; must believe there is j
ome mistake; justhere.;'Everettii
f.- - . i
8tm Beekiog;to oust Wheeler. Wd I
r -." - ' s " . ,
contemporary's account of the happy
age into one
Here it is: "
of utter forlornness.
,;?;-?5itr f-i. :u:,u tti&Qt
"On the day that Mahone made his 'big
speech,1 O. fl. OoCkery, Esq.; Was In the
Senate chamber and- beard it. When he
aoa ld him: with at quiet earnestness,'
which was particularly impressiverilrat-he
nau juoi iouna piece wnicn wouta exact
iy suit Captain Tint;!. It i was at pl&ee: be
8id tha there was no rush for, because -it
er. but it was a posiiioasf mach resoecta-
om.aaj.. jMjg
i wnicu was so provoKiog in other departs
ments. Mr. Duckery was pressed by Cap
tain i tm to 'give away? tne ' secret of the
position. He declined at first, r but was:
fairly pursued with interrogatories and re-,
aueats "for : the information:'" Finallv Mr.'
Dockery informed Captain Tim ' that the,
position' or such slight resnocsibiutv and
so much "honor, was -that -ef ehMnlafn at
The tteaate." Tbere wma bMHsgtttW'K
aervame anouttnat lime on tne lace of the
questioner." j .-fcss.Uikta-
It "was little less than kind'! tou be?
thus making fan of a "very lonesome
friend who has been out in the cold
for so . many " unhappy years, Ob
"Oliver my son," why; did you" thns
I die Timothy, the' labhrvmosei i and
I dMnnndunt? Tt u vara nniAl Riit
itm
' .u.- .c.
was s auwiu.;ii,Br,
ol: the faithful rrmteralika-thabofj
Tom ' Caorjei?s' .famous " still., honam
I - - V. - V . . w 0
i ursver mBHunc, aooui.wiuou oeua-ti
1 led.in' the singing nAhpfcfohnt
of every !ble88iag,::nd;piouSiTom:
Cooper offered; hp the prayer fof i'an-t
other .goodrun." .Olivet : khowingc
i,.ivm evinw.in
Wheringt l thought that
i a mt cv vr ar l u a n -
I cauona ior . ouapiain oi. tuo , peuaM ...
would be equally-strong, especially as
hand.
Bnt what was "EurneljDookeryj
after, himself t The rjytm8yoserver
is silent.,. Those mentioned ara only
k part ofjJiordtphjcjB
llarrisitj mjsteentjoned
1 Jwaa ;on andressinghiB; demanda
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r iv.LwmBg van- fmi
J was.uum iww,uu,ausu.iuuw uuui -
1 Oxford. .Whena younff tnecro, before
d Irishman " arid'Plil'Hav
WaUoneht nitaWwuWd hissed
of the correaM vafrter, that gives Jprettyfull 1 pra4a4;the eddlngn . lSSljonljoneiUi j
T. Johnson I Mcotmt of c : the'-tribniatfons'' r of 1 uWW'W&SSi! if!.a
wiainonanx was gatnerea -vienaoa i
. ... if j : a i a riiT. I Rnl ai TSJ H HnmnI J I J-NtnVKnann. JIO.
fwhf1 5if1W01l rMr. Robert CApplewbite, of Brinaiey's
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II
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cotton he, coulojool rheld.to,
death and make
restin fit his Presidential head on finest
toohain, f Npw if aUesa patrip
i y ...mw ,wi.imj.i
1 can . but succeed, .how verv hanDV I
1 i ' - - - . V -
they will, Deinejwurjom in tna
Lord, love us, Aow w apjmtwm ..
: , Reports' from- Washington tare" 'd'
the ' effect that 'Conkling - tiaagiven
notion that he Will fight the tAdj&iam
istration ; in and ,$at of : the Senate..
That iM rich t. 60 f or- it IkirollBoBcOe
I -Thtngs areTlpokhig fenne amongl
ithe New YbmHmeTBmoffl
ta 9 ouiiTiqDf e Airltlneroaa, naarequesiea gea
1 is peug reswr? iub yoaajiwo w
1 'T-t TT-ll fll - f -
axTiwj utu win uuuwitti
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NO. 23
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a oita wxau. :3 "J H: Vi '
Our venerable and venerated'Tellow-citi
fST-f-
lady; Celebrated their golden weddieg at
residencenme coof Bevh;
-eada, Mulberry sitreeisVfefBateraafi ''dttsA
fJesios.: jaSvarjriedto;Ph;
.hold, at-the, residence of her. mother i
i what was know asWhite Oak DisUict, in
Onslow county, on the slsl day or siarcn,?
Wrf.i-5f, U vJA- i n.:'
18S1,3 yrGeo. A. -Thomson,"-Esq 4 Mh
mtti niiarnsldw county ;!UrH.tooi
jeth.of-November,: 1808tani; if. i
on. the 29th of May, 1805. 9e foUQwedjy:
buajnesa of farming until 1849. when he re;
6( ibq Gumucuvnii
tinuli:rjleica-ame.paanh. -:Of,;thoB
aa yestexdayaod-was fuedh
fair ahpasant Onee?: Its. i im iy
The venerable couola1 i eceived their
fiiends'during yesterday afternoonS and
evening; r and a large : number t called . ana
partook of their liberal hoapitality anif Con
granulated, them on ' the consummation of
their first halt : century of married . happir
ness, which1 has suffered no diminution
with their increasing years;
The tsDies -were nanasomeiy ana lawet
ki.il ms.a: .lirinat -llt.nll-
f1?? XT. rrr
which were spread upon them. Over the
door leading intothe dining-room were the
- white:; cloth sand festooned with: ivy,
Kl
worus, , . . vy eiconie o aai, . ..paiuicu uu
nn anu- iesioonea who ivy ana
ODoaite dodr. at. the rear: end of
thelables were the words, :"50th Aani ver-
ssrygntletiers on :whUeth.;'j
A Terrible Tor dsvAo Clinton Bp ia
: eonal Chnreh Blown Down. &e.
tornado passed over that town on Tuesday
efening last, about half past 9 o'clock,"
lasting about ten minutes; and Which de
molishad in its course the Episcopal Church
and several carriage shops, with loss of the
shops and' carriages of over one 'thousand
dollars, to say 'nothing of ' other damages
about town of a less serious "character.
Some of the people left their houses and
Concealed themselves ;in their flower pits.
aba'nstein describes 'the scene 1a fearful
in the extreme, and during the few - min
utes thai the tornado lasted the terror - and
consternation- it inspired was- almost um
versa!. - Amonz the incidents related, as
having actually occurred; during the preva
lence of the storm,- is one to the effect that
a window of a room in a certain nouse in
the town was smashed ia by the wind and
a maa; and his. wife; and child- actully
blown out of bed on to the uuor - .It is also
stated that a good many clocks stopped
working from the shock, so fearfully wfre
ft UMrHoaAes snaaen.
Jnrors fi ttie W. pwirlet Cwart.
The followtog named persons nave been
drawn ; as furors ; for i the U.1 8. District
Court,' and summoned to he present on
Tuesday, May 3rd, at 10 o'clock:
Duplin county Martin Robinson.
New Hanover . county-Sol.; 4W. Nasb,
Charles .Stemmerman, P.;H. Hayden, N
W.chencki George Sloan E. J. DeBer-
tove,-W. Csmpen, James H. Car-
1
1; rwsy. R-Greenberg, JameS W. CblUnS; S.
Morton' riehrvweat. Johnson BoopeK
r W; H. -Alderman, Ben. - P-White, B.
I Hall, Dan. Ellisop, Warding Johnson, Jos.;
BWottbi -ChrUtiM UusselW Barnes li-
Court will convene on Monday, the 2nd:
day of May, but that day will be devoted,
to the hearing of admiralty Cases. " ' ' ' f
Wot clca Expbrn r tbe BlontU
thenortof Wilmlnetoh-' for the monthof
atf compiled from thh
1 . . . . r i -
i dooks at tne uustom nouse : . 4 r ..; i :
; tcouon-8,76i bales; weighing i,aai,uo
Rosin" and Crude Turpentine 85,774
barrels; valued at $161,999. ''""; '; ;
Tarand Pitchr-3,t590 barrels; va
ued at
$7,178. ...j. : ; . ! -': - -s :'r
Spirits Turpentine 215,780 gallons; val
ed at $93,708: - vm - - q t
(ner-1,0000 feet; valued at $18,-
: Shingles 154,000; valued at $934.1
, Total' value. of .forelm exnorts for the
i nnnth.
month, $415,992.
I
Freventa 'aa Aeewtent.
be wayTat Uier pfefu of his own life.slust
ri time,' ia all probabilurto preventi
; r - - mm m
arisne atannaeaae
It Th fnreiffa ahifMnenta vesterdav consist;
yrv
1,W barrels of taxand 1,840 barrels Of
rosin,' and the Swedish brig Jims, for Etam
i burg, with 8,169 barrels of rosin, both by
Messrs.' Paterson, Downing & Cq. ; d
T i
1 'WCharlo'ita Observer: li has been
renorted that the new management of ' the
Air Line will-dispenae with the services of
CoH -ti1. J."Foreacre, - who "how holds the
Dosition of General Manager on that 'road.
od in confirmation of the fact. Henry W.
Grady writes to ' the - Atlanta - OmutUuUon
ffom Daltoa. Georgiaras followes
1 -am
Informed on the.train iai ' Cot Foreacre
i tlemen who haq nustsesa reaiuons with the
I .1.. yt - . , i
oa that day
I i;
- The Raid ':h T7i f tor, trndrdate
of Marc f?Jj, ' 3 frorj
reliable so:.:c3 t v.ul be com
pleted tjrnt li ' fj.raphic
commuMCaUnt . -r -- ' t-u-.-hsbed,
and we piodlct -ibst jao loc si hence the
beantifui Jtowa-of 4 Ojrford,tte ol ? the
healthiest tocalftteaintbirr any other
6ue, ;,will prospet d:w :4heikEf
SiOOSt Qfa XiSai2 Utt&t&i- fa&M'
atOxfordi ,2byeWffAfi.Iatt il- .
lracJa'e-x Oxford !ck'smirh' hbf was
shot 'Same ntnw-'siccB' by? a twhtte wan
uamed Wesly Harris, has dietUuroox. liis
wohads. .! s While regretstot- asva; to
5hrooide jch-a twgvnHuo!U a fow, we
cannot o4amtvu.i.j,atueiDRoii
self. , matt GiUiaoawaa At Jimes e
bas." Dowerfu! aaif : desoetate' man. -
OsrantmuVdsttaatTarakstioilM aetmuuy."
Capt-W4UiBiav Uwjesseeyia-hanrat work
fiaisbroiPtiCaasl biarOtai The
bed is reported. i awcVCDcditioo and the
- M MferSBarnoF FBalti-
ifiore,' pufilieCi ?a caVdl of: thanks in the ;
HaieigDvvews-woserwr, praising ur.j iv. ,
Dunn 'for lheltnsiely aid'heteadered to
himaelf) aod al-tiy ia ibe::jeei3eat on - the
VVeetern Nort'i 'Carolina Railroad, Friday.
"the i25th Mai-h. - He- Says: vWhea- the
.ear lurned?rr!.? 3ne.w?2ed, he-tweeoflhe.-
and was In a very, painfal .
shioa'sBj: tlstoRot eut uatilrtr4ed
by aim. -1 -,a4w hinvTreleass Ajrv.l uo
DoweJl from avperilous situation and assist
? from taarckYf aod xgSt&f&tfoP his
f)WB ipjariespd)tbe fir8tlay or Bature--
Beu-preserTaiion ne waa tpe rasi to cump
f CoKApOBiient of tha ,RaIeigh
rr Dbser? WiBrssI X ruas. Gates
wNt u;-.;. so; --lsrn looting .
uvee Moore1! History of North CarolTna 1
unu uunieunua ui viiB'iniriy-inirUiive-ment
of North Carolina troops,in his hist
iory of IheU battle 1 New Beroe,- Thi
strikes me as - being Hamlet with Hamlet
left out. - The Thirty-third" was first com
manded by L:r Q'Bj Branch;- afterwards
Gen'. Branch; was. in. his. .brigade, and was '
commanded by Col. Avery-in the battle of
NewnBeroe; ; In v that .'engagement j.the
Thirty-third did most of the fighting, and
suffered as much. -if -not-more, than-any.
others: troops engageoU' Ool, Avery was
taken prisoner, with 'many of bis men,' and
endured for many months the hardships of
prl8on)ife. $ iUhc ly i . t-t
- Charlottei?emocra2: Mountain
apples-sold on the streets this week from
wagons at $1 per bushel, 'and by the barrel
from t 'stores jt jtboutr.8&- to .80 cents per
bushel. v.-. Col. JP. Thomas collected
from a few friends in this1 city about $65 to
aidjn erecting a monument.' jb -Charleston
to the memory of Gen. Micah Jenkins, who
was killed in- -the, late war.-- After a
hurricane of wind and dust on Tuesday
evening, followed by' a good rain, Wed
nesday morning-was ushered in by! a con-'
siderable sprinkling of snow.. 6o much for
the ' 29ih and SOth of March', 1881. On
Thursday morniag; 31st ot March, there was
ice nearly, an inch thick tn vessels which ,
stood Out of doors. . Gov. Jarvia is no
more to blame than any' other public officer
or editor who. favored ihe sale.-1 AlnUd the
best they could -under-' the' circumstances,
and if McV W: J. Best has proven a failure
and a humbug, we do not sea how any one
of the friends of the sale; more than anoth
er, can be censured add condemned.:
vj Goldsboro Mtmengen The pres
ent term of Wayne . Inienur Court fully
vindicates the wisdom of establishing said
eourt. .The docket is a. heavy x one, num
bering about -100 cases and? it is thought
the entire week will' be consumed in dis
posing of it- A 'three-year old child of
Dred Sauls, colored... living pear . jYeiver-
ton's 'church; was burned to death Tuesday
; evening. An illicit distillery ; was
I captured by Mr. . P. Massey, representing
tne - U. B. Kevnae Beivice, near Ueoto- s
ville, on fiaturday last, andtbo owner of
the still, a Mr. A., L. Jones, bailing from
Rahdofph eounty,i'was arrested--and Car
ried to' RlJfth for 7pretttniMT beariag.
We learn from Ur; B. B. Flowers that
deep colds and pnenmoniahave never been '
so prevalentj ia the Mount -Olive section as
for the past few months." ' The dwell
ing house of Mr W.B. Fields,- at Dudley,
was destroyeu Dy,rnre on catnruay nignt,
together with' his furniture."-1 Loss about
$1,600. Insurance $1,000. ; Supposee to be
incendiary. , . -. . . . j : ::,
Fayetteville Examiner'. Nego
tiations are now pending which may result
in the speedy, construction of a i railway
from this town to shoe Heel on the Caro
lina Central Railway." Mr. James A.
Hodges, ; one of the; efficient corps of in
structors in the Fayetteville Graded School,
has been invited to -deliver the Annual Ad
dress before the Alumni Association of Da
vidson College, at the next commencement.
"The mule trade oi uayettevuie has
been unprecedented during the past three
months. About twelve hundred mules
have been sold t prices ranging generally
from one hundred and twenty-five to oae
hundred and fifty, dollars. '.Most of these
animals have been sold to -farmers, who
have rreceived -advances of , the purchase
money from merchants here. " Probably a
hundred-thousand dollars have; been ad-'
van jd ior this purpose, whilst a consider
able number of farmers have been! able to
make their ourcbases for cash. Tues
day evening about 8 u'clock at bis residence
in this- town;- Col. Samuel T. Hawley
breathed his last, . tJol. - Hawley was born
in FavetteviUe and passed bis ' long life
here, -occupied until-within' the past few i
years, -in' mercantile pursuits. , He was a
citiEen of intelligence and high character.
and for a long period a consistent member
Of the Presbyterian JJhurcn. iiis age was
about eiehty-five years.
March the collections of " internal
revenue
We
ia this district- were $83,233 04.
hear of laree fires in the woods in :several
directions One.., between.. Sanford and
Fayetteville burned, . among, other tbines,
KS luouaaou iccv ui iuiuuce. .110
learn that CoL R R Bridgers and several
of the . directors of the , Wilmington end
Weldon r'oad will this evening leave Halifax ;
for Scotland Neck; to make an examination
of the proposed route for a branch road
between those two places. " That
talented gentleman. Mt John w. Moore.
has been invited by the. ladies. of .the Me-.
morial Association to ' deliver the annual
address at Okwood, on the 10 h of May. '
tWe are glad to learn that Msj Moore has
accepted the invitation, and expect to hear
an able dlscouroe on the occasion. ; TTe -Notice
in the Southerner', that Mrs. Oossey
Battle Will paint portraits- in oil; She has'
a fine reputation as an artist, ard we hope
that our North Carolina folks desiring any
thing in that line will try ber before going ;
beyond the limiu of the State. : The ,
funeral of the late Mrs James 8 West was
held yesterday morning from tbe ' First
Presbyterian church, tbe pastor, Rv John
S. Watkins, .officiating. The attendance
was large, the deceased lady naviog been -highly
esteemed in the city - Tbe laige
ahdiehce assembled in Tucker Hall last'
evening fouad the lecture on "Et:ypin to -:
be well worthy -the. reputation . of -j Genera
Rdeigh B Colston, late of the service of
the Kbedive.ri --r The following officers
have been elected by the-North .Carolina -Industrial
Association, to serve during tbe
ensuing yearts President, J John Q' Kelly;
vice president, Jlev. Cesar Johnson ; secre
tary, John BL- Williamaon,'. of ; Franklin;
treasurer, C. W. HooveriThe; aS' elation
iaalready taking: steps to make iu next fair l
ajruccesi:r--flalifaxrMarch 31. 'To-.
day the jury-returned) a. verdict of . man-,
slaughter against i Tucker ttae :ktllisg- the
man Johnson near Littleton last December.
Tucker was sentenced to tho Penitentiary
ror twelve yesrs,
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