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( SHERMAN'S BIO STRAW.
la 1872, John Sherman in
Senate referred to "the present highs
rates of duties, unexampled in oar
counUy, and higher by nearly" 50?
per cent, than in 1861, &c." Read
tint sgaiu. Higher by half thanj
thtyere the first year jof the war.
TLtso high rates continue now, on)
perhaps a little higher. What is t
be done about it? The Democrats
ia 1570, in theTTilden platform, de
clared that they, must be reduced
Again ami again they have eo de
clared. Iu the Congress the rea
Democrats have ; assayed time atk
aain ti carry out the j DmoeraU
pledge to. reduce the Tariff burden
les-t n ihe revenue, and cut down tbo
surplus. , tiaudall and his faction
aiiiirg the bliud and bull headei
Republican Protectionists hajre
thrice prevented this consummation
of an important end. -I I
Sixteen years ago John Sherman
: ,6aw that taxation was too heavy and
the surplus was a constant menace.
Here is what he said: " . j J
"I can see no object in maintaining our
rcrenue at its present position; no object in
a more rapid payment of the public debt
is provided for in tbe sinking fund of Feb'
ruary, 1862, or the Funding Bill as we eent
it to the House, which will pay off the debt
ia twenty-five orthirty years I see no ob
ject in accumulating surplus funds, because
they are a temptation to extra vagant expen
ditures, and many of the items which wilt
be on this appropriation bill will be put
there because we have a surplus revenue. '
I hat is statesmanlike and honest.
But John sings a different "chrjn'
now. II goes into Tennessee jand
Alabama and be pipes a High Pro
tection strain worthy of "Pig-iron"
Ktlley, Sam Slick Randall and Demo
cratic Iligh Tariff organ's in the
South. The same great revenue jia
kept up, only " little moreso." jrije
same dangerous surplus1 is on hind,
only larger and dailyiucreaslng. iBot
it is all right. now. John was only
talking after thu inanier of Demo
crats in 1872. lie no v talks out a
he rvalty think, and lid is fur a "feih
.rat- i-f-duiiw," for a gre.it surplus,
and for tatting the nuecJltis-i rcvequea
. . ..'...- 1 . . .in
st !i roil Hie a great river in a
. frer.h-t. Jnfin is tickling the a van -
cioiis Siu;.heroer with a long proieo-
tsori straw. John is a humbug
A Waco, Texas, dispatch saysf 1
ing Day, of this city, advertised gift wag
ons to be distributed among their sub
scribers by lot. Each subscriber paying! a
year's subscription in advance, being en--titled
to a single ticket in the distribution.
Under the lottery laws these papers have
been indicted " . : j j
For thirty years the Northern
press,, religious included, has been
distributing gifts, prizes, fcc, to its
subscribers in the South. Even chro-
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mos have constituted a great feature
in this business of attracting tr'acje.
fow wagons valuable and neces
sary may not be distributed by a
Southern newspaper npon pain of in
dictment. If this coming in . of oid
Puritan times upon the South " cn
inues we shall have the whole code
of Connecticut and Massachusetts
Blue Laws enapted, and people Will
he compelled to attend church as was
the case in former years. This is
the last part of the 'boasted jqi ie
teenth century. Sumptuary laws ire
growing popular. People will sc on
he regulated in their homes in
what they shall eat,,drink, readj a id,
then, in what they shall MUve.
There is no danger of interfering
with patent medicine advertisements
and raffling for the benefit j of
religious fairs by direct legisla
tion. They are too j important to
trade and prosperity for that. . The
Legislatures will not presume to lay
their strong band on auch important
adjuncts and agencies for thrift. This
thumb screw business j,' may . breed
trouble before .the last tarn is given. ;
A GHEAT FnoDVCT.
The South yields about 3,250,000
tons of cotton seed. Thus far much
of this-some 650,000 tons is tised
b7 tho great monopoly, the Colton
Pl Trust Company. tTbe price1 is
fixed by this monopoly. From $13
per ton of 1885, it has out down j the
pficetola, In purchasing 650.000
tons they thus save $4 on eash ton
fortune in itself.. Thlsisdone by
the arbitrary action of the Company
that controls. ! f !
i It U esUmated that $5 a ton was
ae on 113 a ton. With : reduc-
tion nf l f!...
pivui, is v a ton on
850,000 tons, or $5,850,000. ; If the
Company could use it all they would
have Borne $lt,6oo,000 ' a year profit
on this Southern product.' In: the
mean time the planter is the sufferer;
and is robbed by monopoly of nearly
$3,000,000 upon what is sold by rea
son of the arbitrary cutting down of
-Prices. -. v? j v;.;:,
The cotton seed oil is growing in
demand yearly. It is used in lard,
oleomargarine, as olive oil, &o. It is
thought that the coBBumption ' in
1887 in this way will be more than
700,000 tons. When the new com
pany puts its mills in operation there
will bo a still greater demand.; The
Louisville Courier-Journal says: j
. "Cotton oil is on the whole the most use
ful and valuable vegetable oil that the
world has ever known, and its future is un
gue&sably important as a Southern interest.
The monopoly is extending its manufac
ture and use more rapidly than isolated pri
vate enterprise could possibly -do, and the
interest already overshadows tbe Southern
sugar or iron interests. ) It is doing a pre
liminary work which may or may : not be
useful.. It is establishing the utilisation of
an important Southern product, and ex
tending the market for Fit on a great scale,
but tbe ultimate utility of the work to the
8outh will depend upon coctingeaciea.' If
the latter or planters'a co-operative societies
or ordinary competitive manufacturing en
terprise shall soon supplant the monopoly,
its preliminary work will prove to' have
been advantageous, but if a monopoly like
this should remain permanently ia control
of a great agricultural interest it would be
notn oppressive and injurious, and a dis
grace to our civilization.
TUB KEVBNUB ACT.
If the machinery act shall work
out as well: as its friends hope it will
do good to the State. The Stab
through the years has called atten
tion to the inequalities of taxation in
North Carolina npon the eame things
and the difficulty, of securing taxes
upon property. - The Stab has urged
often that if the people would do
their duty in giving in their property
at a fair valuation jand holding back
no part, that there would be no trou
ble in raising all the revenue that is
needed, j We have gone so far as to
say that with that course there could
be raised $1,000,000 or more for tbe
common schools. jWe may add, that
if expenditures were kept at the pre
sent rate that taxation could be re
duced to 15 or less. j ' , -
During the Legislature of 1885, we
had a good deal to say relative to
the plan'of assessing and collecting
taxes. We have seen no reason to
alter our views as then presented.
The taxable property of the' State is
not all given in. ! ! '
The new machinery act aims to
correct the failure jcomplained of and
is much more stringent in the re
quirements than any previous reve
nue law. Jit will not reach the case
of a failure to give in full returns.
But it reaches the bondholders.! The
Raleigh j correspondent of the Nor
folk Ledger thni states the main
curative feature of the uew law:
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"In spite of eery eff jrt to the contrary,
it has beeu i found that many persona seek
waya to evado the la governing 6uch re
turns and io an evasive manner or in some
cases by fraud, fail to render a true sched
ule of their tffecu. This has notably been
the case ai j rc-gKrd3 nptes, bonds, &c. In
order to furce a proper rendition of this
class of property to the listing officers, it
has bee a enacted- that any persos holding
such notes, bonds, &c, and failing to give
them in for taxation,! shall be barred from
collecting tbem by legal process, and auch
refusal to give in the same, if proven by the
debtor, shall remove all liability on the part
of the said debtor, either for principal or
interest." j ' ' i" - :
... We copy an intervie w of Senator
Vance, the man that North Caro
linians trust aboye all men. ' Tbe
Stab does not pretend to know every
man's, opinion in E' prth Carolina, in
cluding j office-holders. But it . has
some knowledge of public sentiment
within a i certain area. It does not
hesitate to say that the able and true
Senator not only expresses our opin
ion, but he voices! public Democratic
sentiment, as far j as we know it in
North Carolina. Doubtless Mr. Cleve
land ' has . many
warm admirers in
North Carolina, for there are Demo
crats and Democrats. But so far as
we know nine outj of ten will indorse
what Senator Vance . says. If there
is any one of many ' notable gifts
Vance has that stands' above the
others it is sound, plain, common
sense horse-sense if yon please.
Col. Ai M. Waddell j delivered the
literary address on the occasion of
L the Forty-ninth Commencement of
Richmond Medical College on Thurs
day night. - We expected a fine suc
cess and one was scored. . The Whig
says: : ":-' "j..;
"Dr. Cullen introduced to the audience
the orator of the occasion, Hon. A. M.
Waddell, of Wilmington, N. G. This gen
tleman presents a fine appearance, has a
good voice, and is a ready, fluent and elo
quent speaker. Ho ingeniously combined
humor with beautiful illustrations in-hia
address, giving practical advice and citing
interesting facu throughout bis whole dis
course. He held his audience under his
influence during tbe entire time he was on
the stage, and either bad them In a roaring
laugh or following him through paths of
instruction aad interest. " ;
Tbe Stale says it was "eloquent,
very . instructive and highly enter
Ex Speaker Carlisle has expressed
himself as to Sherman's Nashville
gush. Be is reported in the N. T.
WorU M tayiog: - I j
"Tea. eertalnly-eomethlaf nulte pecu
liar. Why. be took down the bloody shirt
and placed the Republican, party right
about on the aueetioa of the rfeht of later
ference by the Kational Governmcni
A STATVKOF 8IDRBV JOHNSTON.
w In 4 few days next week at
New Orleans the statue of General
Albert Sidney JohnBton will be un
veiled. It is time that this; memo
rial of a great s soldier and patriot
should be complete and uncovered to
the public view. He was confessed
ly a man of high military genius,and
if his life bad not jbeen out short at
Shiloh bis fame would have been un
clouded,; and . Grant and Sherman
would have never been heard of
again. ( When Johnston . fell his
troops were . splendidly victorious,
and if he bad lived Grant and his
army would, have been, bagged be
yond the shadow of a shade of doubt.
But Johnston was not only a soldier
of rcsouroe and brilliancy, but ho
was an admirable man in every re
lation. LikejLhe'l great; men of. the
South in war, be was a man of stain
less escutcheon, aad was as pure, no
ble, incorruptible and -elevated in
sentiment and life as he was prompt
in conception and. bold in execution.
Let a monument worthy of his geni-:
us and fame be erected to bis name,
he richly merits' this delayed hon-
rom his admiring countrymen.
Robert E. Lee
has been honored
with one exquisite monument at Lex
mgton, and is to have a grander one
at Richmond. Jackson is to have
One also. I Now comes tbe unveilins
of the monument to Sidney John
ston. Let all the greatest heroes be
thus honored, for while deserving to
be embalmed in the memories of the
whole - Southern people they merit
the sculptor's jlastio art. Stuart
and A. P. Hill ought to be honored
with monuments by Virginia. North
Carolina sbonld erect a splendid
monument to her forty thousand sol
diers who died in the war, and around
this monument should - be grouped
statues of her fallen Generals Pen
der. Pettigrew, Daniel, Ramseur,
Branch, Gordon, Anderson.
Our good friend of the Greenville
JBeflector asks: ;
" What authority has the Stab for spell
ing traveler with two l'st" "
The authority jof every standard
work published in England, inoluding
the James Translation of the Bible,
the Prayer Book; every English dic
tionary, and . Worcester's great
American Dictionary. : Webster in
spelling is like John Sherman in
politics a humbug.
Texas is building a State House to
cost $5,000,000. Its furniture is to
cost $100,000. It is imitating the
extravagance 'of New York State.
Perhaps it is preparing to secede and
is building a "national capitol."
Rev. Dr. Ray Palmer, the poet, is
dead in New York. He was an em
inent Congregationalist and wrote
the well known hymn, "My Faith
Looks up to Thee." .
President Cleveland is said to be
good as a boxer. " He is a heavy
weight.! Where 1 the Republican
who can knock him out of time?
High' license has passed both
Houses of the New York Legisla
ture. : ' ' --'rr-'.-
Exports In tbe ITXontli ormTareb.
The total valuation of foreign exports
from this port for the month of March
amounteato $ 165.145. As taken from the
books of the Custom House the statement
is as follows.
Germany 12,632, bbls rosin, valued at
$13,000; '101,818 gals, spirits turpentine,
valued at $38,116; samples fertilizers, val-
rued at $6. . ,
England 8,150 bbls rosin, valued at
$6,880; 1,650 bbls tor, valued at $2,145;
24,575 gals, spirits turpentine, valued at
$9,1C0. . '
Scotland 8,675 bbls rosin, ' valued at
$10,086. ; .. '( .;
Holland 4,211 bbls rosin, valued at $4,
323. :.f -V ' ::
Russia 1,367 bales cotton, 636.495 lbs,
valued at $18,875; 8,272 bbls rosin, valued
at$3,870.'.,; ' ;'.':.. :7'::',':-:::'
San Domingo Cypress timber, valued at
$5,760. v. . ;.;:.- .
Porto Rico 787,000 feet of lumber, vaN
ued at $12,129; 216,000 shingles, valued at
'A The cotton movement at this port shows
receipts for- the crop year up to the 1st of
April, of 182,334 bales, againft receipts Of
95,888 hales for the corresponding period
last year; an increase of 36,448 bales.
Receipts for the month of March are
2,181 bales, against 4,775 bales the same
month last year.
The stock at this port ia 2.259 bales,
against 4,893 bales at the same date last
year. .. ; ' .- - . -
Naval Store movement for tbe Crop
1 Tear. . .
The total receipts of naval stores at this
port, for the crop year ended Aprd 1st, are
considerably in excess of the receipts for.
tbe year ended April 1st, 1886, save in the
one article of crude turpentine. The in
crease in spirits .turpentine ia 4,101 casks;
in rosin 67,875 barrels: and in tar 6.557 bar
rels. In erode turpentine, the decrease Is
8,058 barrels. A comparative statement,
compiled from tbe records of; the Produce
Exchange, is as follows:
tot ai Bxcrnrs.
. i ' ' 1887.
Spirits turpentine..1.... 64,839
Crude turpentine....... 24,802
"".'.! : - TOTAL XXrOBTS.
Spirits turpentine..... 64,830
Crude turpentine. 23,817
! STOCK OH HAX9 Aran. t.
Fplrits turpcstlae. . . . . . 1.199
Crude turpentlae....... 1.133
WIMnNGTON, N. C,
Xht PrM Pih Hiii Go.
r The Inter-Sutte; Commerce law which
goes icto effect to-day prohibits the issuance
Of free passes - Railwaypresidenls.general
offlcers and emloyeacan be granted free rides
over their own road, and the priucipal offl
cers of Toads can exchange passes, rrbeir
wlves-and children, though, will have o
pay full fare tickets over their husbands
and fathers'" lines. Temperance lecturers
and tract distributors iwere left oat of jtbe
chosen few. Marshals. deputy marshals,
sheriffs, judges, Jlawjera and the Scores of
others who. hold annuals are all .right for
the remaining nine months of the year, so
far as their annuals are concerned, but the
trip passes will lie shut down.".' V ; t ?
, All of the following will have to pay full
fare t Theatrical companies', base ball play
ers." bicyclists, "theatrical advancements,'
students., laborers, .lumbermen, Indians,
United States officers and soldiers, of their
families; inmates of national homes of dis
abled volunteer soldiers, city police mem
bers bf the: press (as courtesies), . hotel em
plojea. f relgh t shippers.chArity cpaes.dumb
or bliad.peoplo and temperance workers.
The Inter-State bill prohibits tbe pooling
of passenger earnings and the charging or
accepting h greater or less compensation
than the rates as established and published.
It onlv in ferenlially permits gi ving reduced
rates to ministers of religion, but clearly
forbids reduced rate3 or free Irdosportation
to any other cladi. ; W
Congressmen. Reagan and Cullom, who
are considered authorities oo the' bill, say
that it does not prohibit the railroads gtrin
passes to any one for use between poiats in
a single; Stafe j Others tbiuk differently,
and the railroad ofBcials. determined to be
on the eafe "si Je, will not issue any more
free pastes, eo they say, until the Commis
sioners make some ruling on the point '
Coutinuation of the trial of ll P. Mor
gan, charged with suins; fire in bis store
house in this city in Februa-y. 1886, occu
pied the lime of the Criminal Court jester-,
day.- Arguments t-f ciunsel for the pris
oner and of the Solicitor for the "State were
finished by 'one o'clock. IThe Judge's
charge followed, and tbe easel wss iven to
the jury, ' which found a verdic" of guilty ,
after an absence from tbe court too'oi of
about two ; hours. When the verdict was
announced the prisoner was visibly effect
ed and the deadly pallor of his face was
painful to witness when the Court sent
enced him lo fifteen years in the State Pen
herniary, j The prisoner's counsel made
motions for a 'new tr'al and an arrest of
judgment, arguments upon which will be
heard by the Court to-day.
. The following prisoners convicted at tbe
term were; sentenced: '? -
Monroe . Hawkins, larceny. Ten years
in the Penitentiary. - ." , v.-.
; Samuel Carver; illegal voting. Six
months in the county jail with authority to
the sheriff to farm the prisoner out.
Peter Doyle; larceny. Twelve months in
the Penitentiary.- . ' .
Norman Lindsay and -James Williams;
affray., Fifteen days each in county House
John O Nixon, who had beeu in jail
since the last term of Court for a larceny
committed about ten yeais ago, was dis
charged ij " j
Mary Wadiins; larceuy. As she bad
been in jail two mouths and the Solicitor
thought sbewU not of sou dJ mind, she was
order, d to be'Uiscbarged. -
The Court took a receta at 4 p' m until
10 a. m. to-day.
- Tbetr'al ofjfj. P. Morgan, charged with
setting fire io ids stores-bouse io this city on
tho 16;h of February of last ear, was taken
up in the Criininl Court yestenia. ; Solici
tor Moore appearing for tho Stattj, 'and
Meafrs. uL Bellamy and J. I Macks and
TIiob. W. Strange as counsei for Morgan.
The evidence for the State was the same as
at the trial of Morgan for arson tbe day be
fore. Tbe defence had about fifteen wit
nesses,1 whose testimony went mainly to
show thai bad; feeling existed between the
accused and Moses, tbe chief witness for
the State, sal that the. accusations of the
latter were prompted by malice. The Court
took a recess at half-past seven o'clockjia
the evening until this morning at 9 o'clock,
when the argamcnta of counsel will begin.
The case will probably be given to the jury
at one o'clock, p. m.
''f 'i . m m
Snddstt Death of an Estimable Lady.
Mrs. Fennel), wife of Mr. Owen Fennel),
died suddenly iu this city yesterday morn
ing, from heart disease. She was seated ai
the breakfast table in conversation with
her husband; when taken with the fatal
illness, and her death occurred a few min
utes thereafter. The sudden, amotion is a
terrible blow to the family an i friends of
Mr. Fennell, who have the deepest sym
pathy of the community. !
: Mrs. Fennell was the daughter of Mr.
John R. Beaman, of Sampson county. She
was a lady of rare accomplishments, gentle
and charitable, and a devoted Christian . ,
The schooner Wytr O. Sargent, Ca'pt.
Geo. E. Hinds, bound from Laguna, Mex
ico, to New York, .with a cargo of mahog
any and cedar, put in at this port yesterday
in distress. - Capt. Hinds reports that he
had been forty-two days on the voyage; ex
perlencing very stormy weather and en
countering gales from the 10th to the 15th
Inst.,. in which the vessel sprung aleak, the
rudder-head was carried away, the fore
mast spring,' and sails blown away. A sur
vey will be held on the schooner to-day. j
JoneatoHanc .. .-.-"'
John Jones, the colored man convicted
of burglary J at tbe November term of tbe
Criminal Court and sentenced to be hanged,
but whose counsel appealed the case to the
Supreme Court, will in all human proba
blllty pay tbe penalty of bis crime oa the
allows, the Supreme Court having decided
la bis case that there was no error. But
the certified opinion of the Court has not
ret been sent down to the lower court, aad
as he will have to be re-sentenced la opea
court, Jones' lease of ' life will at all events
be prolonged until after the May term of
ids unmiaai uoun.
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Naval teres ler
Messrs. WlUlains liarcblsoB cleared
the Norwegian barque Candaet yesterday,
for Loadoa, with 8,873 barrels of rosia,
valued at $3,871
ilessrs. Alex. Bpruat A Sea cleared tbe
Genua barque AJUtrom, with $.823 bar
rels of tar, valued at $3,403, aad 259 bar
rels of rosla, valued at i
FRIDAY; APRIL 8, 1887.
. V nrx tt- w vr ...
n of tbe .'strike or Workmen Em
ployed In tbe Equitable BnUdlnc
A Plrm Qefranded by nn Employe of
- f 7C,00Q-Attempt to Work tbe Saw
4nt swindle. : j . . . r '.
':' New Yobk,1 March' .31. The strike
which began yesterday etnong woikmen
employed "in rebuilding ;i the Equitable
building on llroadway, was concluded this
morning. Men complained of the pres
ence in the building; of a number of n6n-
union electric fitters employed by the illu
minating company, and the latter were
withdrawn by their employers on represen
tations of tbe building contractor. . One1 of
the strikers Was arrested previously for ob
structing a footway and refusing to
:move onw;;,:;...--,,.; -
New York, March 81. Two men were
seen engaged in a rough-and-tumble fight
this afternoon in Great Jones street Tory
were arrested and taken to Jefferson Mar
ket Police Court, It turned out that the
row began over an attempt to woik the
saw-dust swindle-upon a gentleman named
Jacob ll. Clair, of Pocahontas, Va Ciuir
admitted that h bad received circulars de
scribing '-green goods," and came on to
investigate.. He arrived a couple of days
ago and put up at rNd. 814 Broadway,,
where he met the other man who gave; bis
name as Charles Gordon. ' By app intment
the two met this morning in a First avenue
saloon and $1,000 worth of "green goods"
were counted out for which Clair was to
pay $300 to a man whj would return with
him to his room The goods were placedin a
satchel, and on the way the satctiel was
changed, i Clair saw it, and a fight ensued
Clair claims to belong to the Eureka Dtf
tective Agency of Virginia, and said he was
sent on to investigate, to protect farmers in
that Bection. Clair waa discharged with a
lecture and Gordon was sent up for &x
months. ' - .. . . . . . . ,
' New - York. " March 81 Ed ward M
Newman, m tbe employ of Michael Levin
eon, wholesale oiothier at 585 Broadway.,
Was arrested this afternoon, charged with
defrauding the firm of over $75,000, by
means of falsa entries and misusing checks
of the firm. Newman was taken to; the
Tombs. " ' v ;
1 New York. April 2 W. A. Clarke, a
postoffico clerk, arreeud: for stealing $10.
000 in a registered package from Portland,
Oregon, to this city, confessed to-day that
be bad stolen a package cnnlaiciDg $10,000
in currency sent to Charleston, 8 C.i in
December, 1881. The money was sent by
tbe t'ark National Bank of this city to the
First National Bank of Charleston. Clarke
also admitted that he was interested in a
gambling bouse in this city. Clarke was
admitted to bail Ibis afternoon. A certified
check for $25,000. signed by the American
Loan and Trust Company, on the Park
National Bank, was given as security. 1
Buffalo, April 2. Workmen removing
the ruins of the Richmond Hotel to-day.
found the charred remains of a woman
probably one of three servant girla ' who
perished in the fire; and also those of one
man : both were unrecognizable. j
A Sealing Steamer Wit b a Crew or 260
St. Johns, N. F., March 31. A report
has reached here of the total loss of the
sealing steamer Eagle, with a crew of 250
men, on the shoals near Funk Island, off
Bonavieta Bay. No particulars of the dis
aster are jet at hand. Debris, consisting
of deck-ladders, forecastle, deck and cook
ing gear; with the steamer's name on it,
have been found cn the ice. The supposi
tion is that the steamer's boiler exploded
Bt Jonas, March 81 .The reported loss
of tbe steamer Eagle ia confirmed by the
discovery of wreckage on Bonavista Bay. ,
The crew numbered 250 men, and there is
no evidence that any one waa saved. I Tbe
steamer was lost on the shoals near Funk
island, off Bonavista Bay. Most of tbe lost
seaman lived in and about St. Johns, and
the excitement and grief here are intense.
Wcmtn and children are weeping at jhome
or clamoring at the telegraph and newspa
per offices for further information, j The"
Eiglu wss a large sealing steamer, com
manded by Ok p tain Jock man. and owned
by M-fssra. Uja-ling Bros Tbe captain is
one,nf he brbt and most successful com
manders sailing out of New Foundland
ports, but it is said tbe. steamer's boilers
were ia tucii a bad condition that she
should never have sailed. Thia wss w his
percd about s wo after she sailed for tbe
fisheries, and the report, that wreck pieces
indicate a boiler expinsiou ia taken as evi
dence tuat all oa board are lo.-t.
Carter Harrison Aceepte tbe Demo.
cratle Nomination Tor Mayor of cbl
. eago coanty Fratida. - f
Chicago, March 81. Carter Harrison
to-day again accepted the Democratic nom
ination for Mayor. The party is full of
divisions and there is a faction at each
street corner. Charlie Eern, chairman of
the Cook County Club, aod bis followers
are said to bs waiting for Harrison to take
the nomination and then knife him. I The
fovernmcnt building crowd is divided,
'he poatofflce people are against Harrison,
because W. C. Goudy and White, custom
house people, are supporting Harrison be
cause the postofflce crowd are against him.
It remains to be seen whether all the ele
ments can be harmonized in view of Har
rison being the only available candidate.
CrncAQO, March 31. This afternoon the
special, grand jury came into the Criminal
Court, where Judge Anthony was sitting,
and returned three batches of indictments
against persons implicated in county frauds,
there being a total of 23 presentments.
Who the indictments are against is purely
a matter of speculation just now, capias in
none of the cases having yet been issued.
It is now announced that the report that
Carter Harrison bad agreed to run for Mayor
is untrue. Harrison himself repudiates it.
He says he is out of politics and intends to
Uetall Llqaor Dealers Fleet ne from
Prorldenee to Avoid Arrest.
By Telegraph to the If ornmff Star.'
Providence, April 3 A sensation was
created in the Court of Common Pleas this
morning by the Sudden arraignment of re
tail liquor dealers, who were brought be
fore the bar on a writ of capias to be sen
tenced. When the cases of these men came
up before the court at last term they pleaded
nolo cotendere by direction of their counsel,
the understanding being that they were not
to continue in business and that they would
be liable at any moment to be called in and
sentenced. The term came to an end and
none of them were disturbed, although
there was ample time for them to have been
sentenced, cone to jail and served their time
before the present term began. James Lo
vello and Schemminger of this city were
first called to the bar. .
Assistant Attorney General Angell moved
for sentence, whereupon John M. Bremen,
their counsel, entered aa objection, claim
ing that tho authorities had acted arbitrarily
and unjustly and la a way calculated to dis
franchise his client and to prevent their
voting at the coming election. .Further
than this the State intended, without giv
ing warnlog to the men, to prevent them
from making any badness arrangements or
providing for their families. Hs boldly
charged that the bringing la of men oa ca
piases was wholly a political movement,
and did not originate with the chief of po
lice e? Providence.
Any amount of bail was Offered but the
prosecution demanded sentence and tbe two
men wen sentenced to thirty days la Jail
and to pay $100 fins aad costs. Others will
follow this afternoon, aad men for whom
capiases have been issued are reported to be
fleeing from the city right aad left
' REPAIRED. '!, ' :
ae el tho coamnasrcUl Cable sttndy
fee Oaetaeee j
f Teinmph to the Korniag its
Nrw Teas, April i. The Commercial
Cable Co. have repaired one of its cables
aad Is bow accepting butlaess for ill poiats.
Tbe" Intr-Stiev Commerce ommia'
V lon-Trce.snry Appointments-rhe
r; oatmnater at Charleston, 8. . .'
Washihotok.. March ; h 81 Mesarsi
Copley,,;. Morrison; Schounmaker and
Walker, of the Inter- State Commerce Com
mission, visited tbe Interior JXipartment
this afternoon and tnok the oath of offlca.
Mr; .Bragg, who did not reach Wa-tiiogton
until this, afternoon, appeared later ao;l was
sworn in. , .;, . ; f
- The Oomptrolier of tho Currt-jncv t-day
authonzsd the First Nationil Bitk of
Gadsden, Ala., capiUl $50,000, to b-giu
busine s. ; c. -. .-, j ';- j .
It is authoritatively aanouoced that the
following appointments will be made to
morrow i Secretary of the Treasury--
CharleaS. FairrhilH nf V.xVmb. Afi.
--- ... m. v n a aeoie
tant Secretary -of the Treasury Isaac QL
The President appointed
t"day A. H.
Poet master t
aiowry, or South Carolina.
O.,. vice Beujimin Huger,
- Washingtom. April I The President
to-day signed the commissions of Charles
J. Fairchildas Secretary of! the Treasury,
and Isaac H. Maynard as Aeistant Secre
tary of the Treasury. Mr. Fairchild at
once eutered upoa the discharge of his new
duties. He wa sworn in at 11 o'clock by
a notary public employed in the Secretary's
office, nnd took possession of the offices aod
desk formerly occupied aod used by ex
Secretary Manning The officers and many
of the clerks of the Department waited on
him early and extended their congratulation?.-
The crowd became so gr. at that he
was compelled to abandon: for a time all
idea or attending to current! work claiming
hid at'ontion. Be causal a temporary
halt by announcing ihit he would
receive bis official friends informally in the
afternoon after be had dispose i of bis mail.
He received a, profusion of flowers and
congratulatory letters aod telegrams from
all parts of the country. A maj irity of the
telegrams were from bankers and business
men. .: .. -. - , . :.-
. Judge May Laid will uot qualify, as As
sistant Secretary before Monday as he de
sired to dispose of some business now pend
ing in the Second Comptroller's office. Ioac
ceptlng his new office he will suffer a l-ws
of five hundred dollars a year in salary.
He makes the change at the personal solici
tation of the President and Secretary Fair
child, with the latter of whom be enioys
the closest personal relations.
Washington. April 1 -The President
today appouinted Martin Y. Montgomery,
of Michigan to be. Associate Justice of the
Supremn Court of the District of Columbia,
to succeed -Justice Maearthur. retired
Montgomery is a resident of Locsicg, and
entered political life. in 1870 beioi elected
to the SCate Leg-stature asa Djaijrat He
was a delegate to tha 8t Louis National
Convention in 1876. and hii eppomtmetit as
Commissioner of Patents was one of tbe
first bf .lmporiance made by President
THE B. & o" ROAD
frominent Officials Slip loto Alaba
ma on a Frospeetloa; To or Tbelr
Visit Accepted as a Promise or a
. Great Sebeme. j -. j j
Chicago, April 1 A Time special from
Birmingham, Ala . says Mr. T. Harrison
Garrett, brother of President Garrett, of
the Bal imore & Ohio Railroadslipped in
here by tbe Georgia Pacific Railroad, via
Atlani a. Wednesday night, with friends,
and went oa the Queen $ Crescent to
8priDgviIle, about thirty miles above here,
where they spent the "day looking at iron
ore properties. The news from there is that
they will not come bank until ibis after
noon. This visit is accepted as a promise
of a great scheme. It is confidently thought
that the Baltimore & Ohio ia to be extended
from Clifton Forge, Va , bv way of Ashe
ville. N. C, to Dalton, Ga , thence to Car
tersville. and through to Springville. scoop
ing a little of tbe East & West Alabama,
running this way from Cartersville.
The others in the psrty are C Kidgeiy
Goodman, of Baltimore; J M Green, J.
J. K Garnelt. Clavius Phillips, J,L Ham
mond, C. C Hard wick, of Savannah; and
Chief Eogineer John Postel. of the East &
West road Mes3rs. Green and Garrett are
aiTtctors ot the tieorsia Central Railroad
Bteaolotlooa ofSympatby ettb Ireiaud
Adopted In tbe LeKlslatore.
Harribboro, March 31. In tbe House
this morning the following preamble and
resolution were adopted: j i j
Whereas, the British House of Com
mons has under consideration and Is pre-:
paring to put Into effect the so-called coer4
cion bill, whoso provisiots and Intent are
to stamp out constitutional liberty in Ireland
and to abolish freedom of tbe press, the
rights of fiee speech and suppression of
trial by jury for political reasons onlyt
therefore,- ) .il-f
"Besowed, That tbe House of Represent
atives hereby enter iu protest against the
enforcement of such heartless coercion mean
sures upon people struggling under the gall
ing yoke of feudal aristocracy and honora
bly seeking .higher political autonomy,, and
that we extend to Gladstone and i Parneil
and their supporters, as well as to bleeding
ana aown-iroaaen Ireland, tbe sympathy
of the free and prosperous millions of this
uommonweaiui." j - t
A mrasnlfleent Hotel Bnrned at Mont
erey l,oaa 4Ter f3500O0. ; ! ),
IBy Telegraph to the Moralnic Star.) ! i
Mohtebbt. April ; 2. The Hotel Del
Monte was discovered on fire shortly before
midnight. -Everything was done to save
it, but without success, j The magnificent
hotel and contents are a total wreck. No
lives were lost. There were nearly three
hundred guests in the hotel, mostly eastern
people. The fire was t discovered quick
enough to give all an opportunity to es
cape, but most of the (guests lost their
trunks and clothing. Those who were not
overcome by fright saved their jewels and
money. They were all' huddled together
on the grounds where they had to shiver
all night, many of them having on nothing
more than their night clothes. Heat from
the flames of the burning building kept
tbem warm for a time, j but as the flames
died out many ladies suffered severely from
cold. All who could, sought refuge in
local hotels, and arrangements have been
made by the railroad companies to take
them to San Francisco aa early as possible.
Tbe hotel belonged to the Southern Paci
fic Railway Company, and was considered
the handsomest watering place hotel in
America. It cost $350,000 and ' was not
insured. !- .- .
Tbroo Iffcro Companies Entered for
, tbo National Drill at Wasblncton
. White Companies Tbreaten to 'With
straw. : - j j . ji.
MosTGOicxaY, April 2. The news pub
lished here that three negro companies
have entered for tbt National Drill at
Washington creates a great deal of talk.
Montgomery had entered two companies
the Greys aud the True Blues and both
will unanimously withdraw. Officers and
men are all of one way of thinking. Mem
bers of the companies here say every South
ern company will withdraw without doubt
at least all they have met and whose sea
timents they know.
A movement is already oa foot to have'
aa inter-8tate drill at Montgomery. The
Greys sad Blues will take official action to
SI. E. CHURVD. SOUTH.
Tbo Cfeareb Kxtoaatem Board la
at Beaiseaeery. i ,. ,1 ;. -y
lalegnmh to the Xoratat Star.
MoarooMaav. April 1 The Church
Exteasioa Board el the 1L S. Church,
"onto, Is la sesioa la this city. Ckhoo
McTyeire, of . KashvUle, is presiding. A
number of dlttieguished Uethodiat minie
ters from dlZernt Hon thorn Stataa an m
seat.. - - - . v: . .f - - ' i : i
:. NBW ORLEANS, d :
Cotton Factors Comblntd Aaalost tbe
Demands of tbelr Employes-t bo Be
ll eolations Adopted ,": ;:-V'-a:' i.:-ft ',
fl New Orleans, April 1. At a meeting
of the cotton factors acd cotton buyers of
New Orleans to-day, President Walmstry
in the chair,' the following joiat resolutloDs
were adopted: '
- r Whebbas, The experience of six years
has demonstrated that business can no long
er be properly conducted as tha Colton La
bor Unions of this city are now organized.
As our business is constantly interrupted and
is liable to interruption at any time,'
We having practically no control over our
employes, and as pur business is now vir
tually suspended in consequecce of the con
troversy which we did not originate and in
which we have no part, be it therefore, ; .
Rttolved, By the cotton f actors and buy
era of New Orleans, that we pledge our
selves to discharge weijtbeM, classers and
others employed by us unless they shall at
once resign from all organizations that may
in any ways impede the commerce oMhe
City of New Organs. - ;
The following resolution was then adopt
ed with but two dissenting votes: : - ;
EesolMd That the New Orleans Cotton
Exchange, in general meeting assembled,
indorses and approves tbe action - of the
cotton factors and buyers, as embodWd in
the general resolution herewith preseorcd.
Informal meettan to Give a Heart a a; to
; a committee from tbo Atlanta Cbam
i ber or Commerce Presentation of
f tbe Effects of the New uw on tbo
i Business of tbeCoantry.
; Washington, April 2. The Inter-Siate
Commission began active work at 11
o'clock this morning.- At that time ex
Gov. Rufus B. Bullock, Dr. R. D. Spauld
ing and Mri J, F. Woodson, the commit
tee appointed by the Atlanta Chamber of
Commerce,; "to co-operate with the South
ern Railway and Steamship Association ia
seeking such liberal interpretation or modi
fication of the operation of the Ioter-State
Com'merca Act as may be deemed neces
sary for tbe protection of the manufac
turing and Commercial interest or this and
other Southern societies." were granted a
hearing. Gov. Bullock, . speaking for his
associates and himself, thanked the com
missioners for the opportunity afforded,
and read tbe following paper:
"To the Hon. Inter-State Commerce Com-
"Gentlemen We. tbe undersliined
committee, appointed by the Atlanta Cham
ber of Commerce for that purpose, re
spectfully I represent to your honorable
body that the territory covered by the South
ern Railway and Steamship Association
is comparatively sparsely populated,!
and that : the trade centres or distribu
tive cities within that territory are
widely separated, and therefore that a rule
which would apply to lines in more popui
lous sections of the country would be dis-j
astrous to ! us. The rates of freights now4
of force by said association, which is ia the
territory south of the Potomac and Ohio,
and east of the Mississippi rivers, are the
result of ten years of experiment, modified
by orders of Railroad Commissioners in se-t
veral Btates, and by appeals from commert
Cial bodies like our own, representing the
interests of shippers. .1
"Your petitioners further represent the
rates ot force, as embodied in the tariff of
the Southern Railway and Steamship As
sociation, are acceptable to our shippers
generally, and under them trade baa been
established, contracts for purchase and sale
ot commodities been entered into, and a
sudden change would prove seriously hurl
ful to the parties in interest.
-We are informed by railway, manager
ment that under the fear of the penalties
provided by the Inter-State Commerce law;
their roads will be compelled to largely in
crease their rates on the 5th inst. This will
destroy tbe whole system of rates upon
which our Southern manufacturing indus
tries have' bsea 'founded, and disorganize
And nAr&lvXA fhn trft pptltro. nnnn anA
luiwugu wmou wnuiesaie acaiers uavd cs
tablished their extended business.
honorable body to pass aa order, on er bet
fore the 5th day of April, instant, la the
effect that the schedule ol rates in the terri
tory south of the Polemic and Ohio aud
east of the Mississippi river.', so far as these
rates relate to Inter-State commerce, be dt
clared of force until J the further oider of
your honorable Commission, and that a
reasonable lime will be given for a further
hearing and revision before any changes
are put in force. - j
"We submit herewith a schedule of ratts
of the Southern Railway & Steamship As
sociation, to which we have referred. We
also invite your attention to tbe sccomh
panying comparative statement, which we
have, prepared, of the present rales, by
which is shown the great increase which
will occur in the rates to principal points, if
We therefore reft n-.'rtf nil v net tinn i,m
me railways put ia force rates they no
understand.the new law will require.'
xne snowing maae oy toe comparative
statement submitted may be judged by tho
fact that tbe rates from New York to At
lanta, Montgomery, Selma, Rome, Dalton
and Chattanooga will be increased from 114
to 141; to Macon from 109 to 185; to. Au
gusta from 96 to 121 ; from Cincinnati to
Atlanta from 107 to 126; to Macon and Au
gusta from 107 to 146. I
. The chairman of the Commission, Judge
Cooley. remarked interrogatively, that he
understood the application to be in part at
least in support of the application which
had been made by the railroad companies
for permission to charge lees for long than
for short hauls. L
Gov. Bullock responded affirmatively. "
At present, queried the chairman, the
railroads are charging less for longer than
for shorter distances? I
Gov. Bullock said this was the case
where it was necessary to meet the circum
stances of water transportation. J-
The chairman asked the opinion of the
committee with reppect to the authority jof
the Commission to make the order asked of
them. . : ':)
Gov. Bullock replied that as they read
tho provisions of the fourth section, they
understood that the Commission had autho
rity. The railroads, he added, had in
formed them that unless 1 they made their
rates at once, they would be liable to penal
ties under the law. Contracts had been
made by merchants for delivery three
months hence, based upon the rates Which
prevailed at the time. Now, to suddenly
raise these rates would prove disastrous.
A brief colloquy, during which, in reply
to queries by Col. Walker and Mr. Morri
son, the position of the committee in re
spect to some details was elaborated, ended
the hearing. .'.':. ..,,. . . . . , j ..
The whole proceeding was informal, the
hearing being granted at this time as a favor
to the gentlemen who had come from a dis
tance to present their case. No formal con
sideration oi mis question or any other will
oe unaenaxen Deiore the oth lost., ion
which date the law gees into effect. -
Railroad and Iadastrlal Enterprise ot
Kjtoxvillh, March 81. A Land and
Improvement Company was organized here
to-day with a paid-up capital of $1,100,000.
It will build up manufactures and develop
East Tennessee mineral lands. A citizens'
meeting was held last night, which resolved
to raise $300,000 by private subscription to
aid any new railroad that will enter' Knox
ville. To-day $200,000 of that amount
was subscribed by Kaoxville capitalist!;
the remainder will be raised this week.
The object Is to secure the building of a
aew line from Eooxville to the Cincinnati
Southern Railroad. The city of Knoxville
will next month vote oa the proposition to
take $300,000 of stock la tbe aew railroad.
The Baltimore Iron Manufacturing Com
pany, with $100,000 capital, to-day decided
to remove tbelr plant to Knoxville.' A
company has been organized, and tbe stock
paid op, le build at Keoxville tbe Urgest
marble mill la tbe world. j
If you prefer tbo amusement
ef tbe world to the eommaatoa of saints
during the eominc winter, your, religion
win u nmj iroM-Diucn.
Durham Recorder: Mr. Vm.!
jCopley was stricken , with paralysis one
month .ago, from the effects of which be
cted last night. ,- ; - r ? . .
i. Posting item: Miss Whitesides.
praiy oi ie. joined the Salva
tion Army recently at Raleigh and discov
ered that under her contract absolute obe- ;
dience to any orders of her superiors was
required. Miss Whitesidcs refused to marry r
one of the Salvationists and she was then
told that she would be arrested for viola
tion of tbe contract She appaaled . to the
police for protection.' ' - .. . - ; . "
Concord Times: Rev. C. AL
Payne received.28 members Into the Pres
byterian Church last Sunday. ."Six were by 1
ceruacaie. - A.00UI .sis.uuu Has been '
subscribed for" the purpose of building a 1
cotton factory at'Mooresrille. There -
are 83 persons in tho Rowan county poor '
house 17 whites and 16 blacks. . AI- :
though reports from the farmers seemed o j
indicate that tbey would use but little com
mercial fertilizers this years the facts seem
to be just the reverse. j . j
Salisbury Watchmanv One of !
Salisbury's best mechanics and most ener- I
getic workingmen, Mr. Stephen8human.
accidentally got his left hand caught in tho
machinery at Meroney & Bros, machine
shop, on last Friday, and it was so badly 1
cut and mangled as to necessitate removing i
all except the little finger. The mor- ;
tality of Salisbury, within tbe last five years
has been as small, or less, than any other
town in tbe State according to population, t
Publish the figures. Star. . - j j
Asbeville Citizen-. The follow-
ing are tbe names of six young Indian men r
who recently left the Cherokee Nation; in j
Western North Carolina, for Taleqoah, '
Indian Territory: Owel Going 8nake, !
Standing Deer, Drag Back Water, Jim !
Johnson and Dave Axe. Tbey were ac
companied by Mr. N. T Olive. We
regret to learn that tho saw and grist mill of
our friend Abner Rhodes, situated near
New Found, in this county, was destroyed
by fire on Tuesday. It is a total loss. Mr '
J. L Brown lost over $200 worth of lum
ber.! Mr. Rbodes'sloss will reach $1,500,
and had no insurance. j
', : -r Graham Gleaner: A young raau
named Haywood Payne, aged abobt 19
years, son of Saban i'ayne, was drowned
near Cedar Cliff about the middle of Tues
day afternoon. He and his brother George t
wsre in a boat looking after some nets,! and
the boat sprung aleak and sunk. George
swam ashore and took off his clothes and
swam back to his brother, reaching him
just as he was going down his last time.
Being benumbed by cold he could render
no assistance. The unfortunate young man"
was agood swimmer but at the critical mo- '
ment his skill availed him naught. The
body was not recovered Tuesday.
Oxford Torchlight: A valuable
horse belonging to the Orphan Asylum was
stolen from his stable last Friday night.
- News has been received here ot the
death of MrLuciU8 O. Bobbitt, which sad
event occurred at South Pueblo, Colorado,
March 10th. The deceased was a native'
of Granville, and lef there three yeatsageto
seek his fortune in tbe far west. - The
blue uniform which the Granville . Gray
were forced by State to adopt at their
organization a couple bf years ago. has al
ways been distasteful to the members of tbe
company and their friends. . Now .they are
able to make the, change and will do so at
once. , . ' j - ' .
Wilson Advance: Q. W.
Blount, Esq., has been elected to , represent,
the Wilson Young Mens' Christaln Associa-
tion at the State Convention, which will be
held at Raleigh on the 1st of - April. - '
Miss Annie-Warren, daughter of Mr. H.
M. Warren, wo regret to learn, fell out of :
the door at Mr. Jno. Barne's house, about
a mile and a half from town, last Sunday,
and was seriously injured. Tourgee,
we see from an exchange, contemplates .re
turning to North Carolina. The people of
North Carolina will remember him as tho
carpet-bagger, who, not satlsfleld with
living off the good peoplo of the Slate for
years, slandered and traduced their reputa
tion by tbe publication of bis villainous
book, "A Fool's Errand."
' Goldsboro Argus: In the Golds
boro water works case tbe Supreme .Court
has affirmed the judgment of the court be
low, which was in favorj of the city's is.
suing bonds for the construction of the
works, which it was authorised to do by a
vote of the citizens. The lectures of
Rev. J. J. Lafferty delivered in this city
Monday night and last night were exceed
ingly relished by all whose good fortune?
it was to have attended them. Full of
good sense, teeming with , valuable iof or-,
mation and sparkling with wit, combusll
ble and original, his lectures merit tbo pre
cedence of those of Talmage or any other
lecturer of our knowledge. The early
fruit crop in this section is probably killed,
and the truck crops bave been greatly set
back and cut short.
Fayettevitie Observer: The Rev.
F. W. Eason administered tbejordinance
of baptism again last Sunday. We regret
to learn that the services were very much
disturbed even interrupted by the disor
derly conduct of a few persons .whose be
havior was disgraceful. This is a burn
ing shame; a blot on our community. :
We unintentionally omitted to state last
week that Rt. Rev. Alfred A. Watson. '
Bishop of the Diocese of East Carolina, ad
ministered the rite of confirmation to
seven persons at St. John's Church on Sun
day morning, March 20th. Mr. Wal
ter Watson is now employing about forty
hands ia his machine shops. What a bless
ing such an establishment is to a; place.
Forty hands is equal to feeding two hun
dred persons. - Tho O. F. & Y V. R.
R. will shortly build a new passenger depot
in place of tbe old one; this is good news
to all. - -
Tarboro Southerner : - Bishop
Lyman will visit the Episcopal churches
here next Wednesday and Thursday. On
the latter day Rev. J. W. Perry, pastor 'of
the colored church, will be ordained to tbe
Priesthood. - - A private letter from Ra
leigh says, that Jin the coming municipal
election no less than five tickets will be in
tbe field, viz.: Democratic, - Republican,
Knights of Labor, Prohibition, and Ami-'
Prohibition. Monday evening tbe
lightening struck tbe gin house of Mr. B.
C. Cloman and set it on fire. It was ex
tinguished.' Edgecombe county should
have a life insurance company of its own.
Last week an aged negro woman liv
ing on the farm of Mr. A. J. Gotten waa
burned to death. She was sitting by tbe
fire when her clothes caught. Her hus
band attempted to put out tbe flames, but
was unable to do so until she was burned
so that . she died. The house was also
burned. . . - , i.. -. , '
Rockingham Rocket: In tbo'
course of a little walk last Sunday after- -noon
we passed through the littlo village of
Haslingden, just beyond Pee Dee factory,
and were somewhat surprised to learn that
every one of the twelve or fifteen houses
comprising the village are owned by ope-,
ratives in the mill. Each bouse has its
little garden and truck patch, and many of,
them an 'orchard. Tbe houses are- neat,
substantial two-and three-room cottages.'
A postofflcc inspector who came
around here last week caused some change
to be made at the postofflce. He caused
the latticed door to be removed and a solid
one put in its place, and directed that no
one should be allowed to go behind, the
boxes except the postmaster and bis assis
tants. We hear the rumor that As-
bury Chavis, the negro who several years
ago so brutally murdered old Jerry Everett
in the Boney Cole lane, is now in jail at
Smith ville. N.C., for a murder recently
committed In Brunswick county. j
- Charlotte Chronicle: At a point j
between Blackttock'a and. Wood ward, on !
the Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Road
yesterday afternoon, a" rail waa placed
across the track for the evident purpose or
wrecking a train. In conversation
with Mr. H. O. Eccles, the real estate bro
ker, a Chronicle representative learned that
there is more activity in that line at present
man naa oeen Known in unanotte for years
past City property is in . great demand 1
and is bringing good prices. At Da- f
vidsoe College yesterday, a difficulty oc- :
A a rt m w. .
curreu oevweeu i-ror. joingnam ana a stu
dent a freshman named J. D. Cochrane
la which blows were passed, but no harm
was done. It seems that the student had j
Insulted the Professor, aod the Professor j
demanded an apology, stating that tbe
matter would not be brought before tbe
faculty. Cochrane refused to give answer I
until yesterday 12 o'clock. At that hour
be told Professor Bingham that he would !
not apologize. A personal encounter fol-
lowed aad several blows were passed be-1
fore the combatants were parted by the by-'
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