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I'OVERTY AND SLAVERY
The South . lias less money by. a
leri great deal than j the North has.
n fact, tho: South is quite poor in
thin world's goods and barely shabby
genteel as compared j with the pluto
crats and bosses in the rich North.
ut the South is poorer in Other
hings than i in money and splendor
f show as compared with the -North.
has far less of splendid misery; and
ilr?.l .in and decorated vice and
Cqnalid poverty'and languishing! un-
If ortu nates. It has but little pauper
ism and no ''white slaves ' now' A
long time ago some one - Corbej,t it
may have been published a volume
on "The White Slaves of England,"
tho people who delve in the mines a
thousand feet in darkness beneath
the earth. There are white slaves in
New York. The Sun says there are
between 40,000 and 50,000 sewing
girls in that vast city who have to
toil at starvation prices "sewing
a shirt and sewing a shroud"
to borrow the idea and words
of. Tom Hood, though not in
their-, proper arrangement, per
haps. So poorly paid are tens
of thousands of this class that the
dens of pollution are kept supplied
with their victim?, and the number
of persons dependent solely on their
needles is increased annually, thus
making more difficult the struggle
for life the battle for bread.
The South, thanks to a beniproant
Providence and the character of the
people, knows but little of this source
of corruption and this form of ex
treme destitution and dependency.
There is vice and there j is. poverty
and there is suffering and there is
hunger in the South; but no one
need to starve or steal. The very,
poor and the helpless are cared for,
and those disposed to work can
generally obtain a place.
After all the distribution of favors
is not so unequal as many believe.
.The South is really populated by a
different race as Tourgee saw and
that are also dissimilar to those pre
vailing in the more populous centres.
It has less greed, less invention, less
love of intermeddling, less money,
less influence, less yiee, less -'crime,
less official patronage. But then it
has to compensate more love of truth
and honor Und fair dealing; more
glory; more unselfishness more re
gard for . fundamental principles;
TC fira nil ro o t n t oc m a n all l rv tnl. t a na.
lieve from all we can hear, see and
read, more religion of the Bible sort.
iHEIO.OKIA.LS OF GREATNESS.
May BlackJDlayton, daughter of
the late Judge Jeremiah J S. Black,
has published a volume of reminis
cences, of her father, together with
two speeches: of great interest one
on the reh lions of the State and
Federal powers; and another on Rail
road Monopoly. Of course we are
interested in this publication as we
are in all thut concerns the fame and
personality of one of the greatest
men of his time of one of the ablest
lawyers and statesmen of this conn
trwr T., A ! TM 1 J .. . T
uugo jjiavm was a master wuu
the pen. At his death the ablest men
admitted his greatness in statesman
ship and at the law. His published
works are a treasury of l profound
toougnt, wise aamomtion, splendid
invective, corrosive irony and mas
sive eloquence. They are .-a monu
ment of great powers wisely directed,
and of his lojtre of virtue, country and
political honor.- He would have made
a great President, a great Chief Jus
Vice of Jibe U. S. Supreme Court, a
great Senator, a great Cabinet offi
cial. We honor the memory of this
noble, honest! candid, patriotic, trust
worthy, staunch man this illustri
ous American. He i9 oneof "those
simple, great ones, gone forever and
ever by," we fear. We doubt if such
men are bred now; men of, the pro
roundest convictions; otlsincorest
manhood; of noblest aspirations atld
deals; of thorough devotion to prin
ciples; of unswerving integrity and
mannnesa Doth in life1 and mo
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representative Lee ("Kooney,"
.8i of Gen. Robert E.;the immortal)
y Mahoneism was the sole issue in
Virgmia. He thinks Virginia is
8j"e for the Democracy in 1888.
We had a pleasant visit yesterday
from our Senior UV S. Senator, Gen.
M. W. Ransom. He is in fine health,
and is well preserved, vigorous and
good looking as usual. He is now in
his 62nd year. When his present
term shall have expired 4th March,
1889, he will have been in the Senate
seventeen! years,' which is a longer
time than any other North Carolinian
has served in the Senate. ,. We have
known Gen. Ransom for neatly
forty years. We heard him! deliver
the address of welcome to President
Polk in 1,847, when he visited the
University, and it was superbly
done done with tbe same stately
and impressive manner he could do it
in 1887, and we doubt if he could do
it better now than then. It .was de
livered in the Chapel and we are not
sure of its title in the programme of
exercises. Gen. Ransom is here
looking after the interests of this sec
tion and, ! politician Uke, having an
eye no doubt to his "political fences."
He has been a great friend all through
the years! to the improvements of
Wilmington and the Cape Fear river.
He is very, influential in Washington
as all know. He is an excellent
party manager and is hard to beat in
a" canvass. It will be a very "early"
political bird that ' will catch that
Senatorial "worm" from the General.
TARIFF REFORM IN THE fON
.j ': GRESS. - "'j','
If Southern Democratic papers are
willing to conciliate and flatter 1 and
honor S. J. Randall by keeping him
in charge of the most important com
mittee in the House tho Northern
Tariff reform papers are not willing
for this suicidal act, we are glad to
see. Newspapers and politicians
who are always for compromise and
concession have no fixed principles
or methods and will never win a vic
tory. The Boston rJPost, the old
Democratic paper of New England,
takes this view of Randall:
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"The one controlling objection to the de
fection of Mr. Randall and his handful of
followers is that by such a course he would
definitely take himself and them out of the
Democratic party, and be can best serve
the interests which send him to Congress
by retaining a nominal connection with the
If he had gone to the party for
which he has been laboring for sev
eral years past, and from which he
has had his reward from year to year
by being kept in the Congress en
tirely by lis favor, it would j have
been very much better for the Dem I
ocratic party and for all honest at
tempts to fulfil often repeated party
pledges for a reduction and readjust
ing of the awful and unconstitutional
If the Democrats in harmony with
the Administration have any purpose
of making a vigorous and earnest ef
fort to cut down the Tariff, with its
gross inequalities, its unbearable bur
dens, its wicked robbery of the poor
for the benefit of the rich, they must
take action without the slightest re
ference to Randall, and with not the
faintest purpose or desire to concil
iate him and win him over. Ran
dall "is much sot in his ways." He
is another Ephraim wedded to his
idols. The command iu the Bible as
to the early Ephrim was "to let him
alone." That is precisely what should
be done with Randall, the Protec
tionist. , J
Let us turn to the ablest Tariff re
form paper in New York, the New
York Times. What does it think of
the dangerous idea that again Ran
dall must be courted and placated by
"sop," in order that Democrats
may at least make a semblance of an
effort to cut down the Tariff. It
says: ' j l .
"His tactics and those of his faction con
sist in isolating tbe tariff question and
keeping it separate from every other party
matter. It is only in this way that they
can retain any special power over that
question, only in this way that Mr. Ran
dall can earn the indulgence that he has so
long received from the Republican protec
tionists of his State.
"Bat plainly Mr. Carlisle cannot con
cede that tbe tariff shall be an isolated
question. It is a party Question in tbe
broadest sense! of the word. It is abso
lutely the only national issue on which the
Democratic party has any definite declared
policy on which it is clearly divided from
tbe ltepublican; party. The party is com
mitted in every possible way, except by
legislative action, to tariff reform."
, Randall is in the way of Tariff re
form. Any changes he would favor
would be of doubtful expediency and
of no positive value' to the country.
Randall and his faction are not Dem
ocrats really, but assistant Republic
cans. The Times says:
'.'But their strength lies wholly in their
recognition by j the Democratic majority.
So long as they have that recognition, with
its privileges," so long as they retain their
places on tbe committees of the House, and
can command the influence and advantage
given by those! olaces. without changing
their opposition to the Demoncratic tariff
.policy, they will not abandon that opposi'
tion. Will Mr. Carlisle compel them to
choose 7 Will the party in the House back
him in so compelling them? Thete lies the
Question of the whole session. -
"It i intimated in our dispatches that
It is not yet cleat to Mr. Carlisle4Lat he can
'safely displace Mr. Randall.' It ought to
beelear to him that he cannot safely do
anything else. It is as certain as sunrise
that if Mr. Randall is left to himself he will
defeat the tariff reform policy of the party."
If Randall will not abide by the
caucus nominee and the Democratic
Tariff bill let him go over to the
C3mp to whicb he properly belongs
The Democratic ' party will never
prosper by retaining traitors in its
fold men who will unite with the
enemy to assail them at a most criti
cal time and under the most embar
rassing surroundings! This , is no
time for dally in 5 or dickering with
enemies.. A great campaign ' is just
ahead. jjThe Democrats must: either
redeem their pledges, make a sincere
effort to reduce the Tariff or go be
fore the country in 1888 with "Icha
bod" blazoned on their banners. . The
country 'needs and demands a recon
struction of the Tariff in the interest
of the people.) ShalUthis be done?
That is the one great, pregnant ques4-tion.-".'.;
I -;!':. , - " - ?.,-.V"
It is certain that none but faithful
and tried friends , should be put in
charge of the' outposts. The Phila
delphia Record, tho ablest and safest
of all Pennsylvania papers, and the'
one true Democratic paper of the
second greatest city of the country,
says:, ' j 1" j ' :; ' : ;
"TLe Democratic rparty has control of
tbe Executive Department of the Govern
ment and of tbe House of Representatives.
It is tbe business of those Representatives
to originate revenue measures, and they
are responsible to tbe country for there
suit of their actions. Under these circum
stances, whoever snail b? elected to the
Speakership should so organiza the com
mitlees having fhe direction of important
legislation as to carry into effect the will of
the party; I majority. it is hardly
possible that Mr. Carlisle would in advance
damn all possible consideration of a re
venue bill by appointing to the chairman
ship of an important committee a Repre
sentative who is not in full membership in
the Democratic party, and who is not in
full accard with its policy and that of the
Administration." i ,
Tbe Lutheran 8jrno.
The United Synod of the Evangeli
cal Lutheran Church in the South
convened j last Thursday in the
Lutheran Church, of the Ascension in
Savannah, Ga. The body is com
posed of clerical and lay delegates
from the Synods of Georgia, South
Carolina, (North Carolina,' and Vir
ginia, south west Virginia, Tennessee,
and Mississippi! and the Holston
Synod. The delegates from North
Carolina are:; Rev. P. W. E. Pes
chati, Revi T. S. Brown, Rev. C. B.
King, Revj J. D. Shirey, Rev. C. A.
Rose. Lay.--Capt. T. L. Seigle, Capt.
W. A. Barrier, I, F. Patterson, A D.
Wessel, Col. P. N. Heilig.
The synodical sermon was preached
by Rev. Pi W. E. Peschau, of this
city, at 11 o'clock.- The. Church of
the Ascension was crowded. The only
decoration was a bank of fruits and
flowers surmounted by a sheaf of
grain, in front of the chancel.
The sermon was from the text,
And of the i children of Issachar
which were men that had understand
ing of the times, to know what Israel
ought to do."- I Chronicles xii, 32.
Man's duty to his country and to his
God was the theme upon which the
preacher dwelt at length, in the open
ing of his discourse.
Tbe Synod; was organized at 4
o'clock in ;the afternoon. After re
ligious exercises the Rev. Mr. Pes
chau, acting president, called the
body to order and read his annual re
port, which showed all branches of
the Church in the world in a highly
encouraging condition, with pros
pects for the future very bright.
In his report Mr. Peschau made the
Let mei suggest and recommend.
that until after other arrangements
are made and perhaps even then also,
that a Lutheran Seamen's Aid So
ciety be formed. Fully two-thirds of
all the officers and sailors coming to
the ports! of Savannah, Charleston
and Wilmington are Lutherans. We
are doing nothing for them spiritual
lv excent what our citv castors are
doing for them, and they are too busy
witn tneir regular duties, liet us
have in these ports Lutheran chap
lains ana setneis to care lor tnese
our people and children with us in
the same household of faith.
I am glad to report that Mr. Carl
Schmidt, a German Lutheran sailor,
offered me $1 00 for this noble object.
I take pleasure in herewith turning
over $1 00 as the beginning of a fund
for a Lutheran Seamen's Aid Society,
ThejMengert Missionary Society of
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran
church'of Wilmington, promised $5
00, and, no doubt, the American Sea
men Society would cheerfully co-operate
with us and help us support our
cnapiains, I !
Immediately after the report was
read the Synod proceeded to the elec
tion of officers. Dr. E. T. Home, of
St. John's j Church, Charleston, ' was
elected president: Dr. Socrates Hen-
kle, Virginia,yice president: Rev.A.L.
Crouse, secretary, and Capt. W. A.
Barrier, North Carolina, treasurer.
' . Hr : ;
Charged with Forgery.
James Xngraham, a colored man
from Brunswick county, was arrested
yesterday for forgery, and after exam
ination before Justice Millis, was sent
to jail in default of $200 bail. Ingra-
ham "acknowledged the corn," The
forgery was) Committed in September
last. Ingraham wrote an order on
Mr. Jno. Mi Henderson of this city, to
which be signed tne name of Mr. J,
W. Benton, of Brunswick, as follows:
"Please be so kind as to pay the boy
two dollars for me and I will have
some tar in town next week and will
settle with you." Ingraham present
ed the order himself and got the
money. ! ' '
Foreign Exports k eeterdJy.
Messrs. Williams : & Murchison
cleared the; British steamship Fern
cliffe for Liverpool, with 4,004 bales of
cotton, weighing 1,904,297 pounds, and
valued at $190,440:
Also, by Messrs. Williams &, Mur
chison, the Norwegian brig Olivia for
Hull, Eng., with 2,463 barrels of rosin,
valufed at $2,568,
The receipts of cotton at this port
for the crop year, up to yesterday,
aggregate 118,339 bales, as against re
ceipts of 85,308 bales to the same date
last year; an increase of 83,031 bales,
Receipts the past week, as com
pared with those of the correspond
ing week last year,! show a decrease of
983 bales. - jM ; ! ''
The stock at this port, ashore and
afloat, is 20,129 bales.
V The exports this year aggregate 98,-
866 bales, against 62,089 at the same
time last year.!
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WILMINGTON, N. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2,
W. dc W. Railroad-Stockholder
The fifty-second annual meeting of
stockholders of the Wilmington &
Weldon Railroad Company was held
yesterday at the office of the Presi
dent in this city, j- '
Hon. George Davis was called to
the chair, and Mr. Jas. F. Post was
Mr. B F.'N ewcomer, Mr. Don Mao
Rae, and the secretary were appoint
ed a committee to verify proxies.
The committee reported a majority
of the stock 21,000 shares out of a
total of 25,000 represented.
The reports of the President of the
road, the General Manager, General
Auditor, General Superintendent and
Secretary and Treasurer were read
and adopted. . '
An election for a Board of Directors
was held and the old Board was cho
sen, as Jpuows: W. T. Walters, in. JT.
Newcomer, H. Walters, J. P. McKay,
Baltimore; H. B. Plant, New York;
Don MacRae, A. J. DeRosset,; Wil
mington; George Howard, Tarboroi.
W. H. Willard, Raleigh; E. B. Borden,
Goldsboro. " i :
The Board of Directors were au
thorized to continue the Scotland
Neck extension to or near Greenville.
The stockholders elected Mr.' Jas.
P. Post Secretary and Treasurer, and
Mr. W. JA. Riach General Auditor. ,
After the adjournment of the stock
holders! meeting, the Board of Direc
tors met and elected officers, as fol
lows: i 1:1 .
President R. R. Bridgers,
First jVice President B. F. Newr
comer. ! f .
Second Vice President and General
Manager H. Walters. . j
General Superintendent J. F. i Di
vine. .;: !".
Superintendent of Transportation
J. R Kenly.
The case of George B. New, a young
white man charged with abandoning
his wifej was called in Justice Millis'
uoun yesteraay, dui tne aeieuuaut
waived an examination and the case
was sent to the Criminal Court, where
the trial was set for next Saturday,
the defendant in the meantime being
committed to jail in default of $100
bail. New. is represented to have
married a daughter 'of H. L. Moore,
or Rockingham, Richmond county, a
year or two ago. After staying a short
time at that place New and his wife
removed to Wilmington where the
wife - got employment in the cotton
factory. New left his wife some time
ago, and in company with a woman
represented to be his wife was board
ing with a respectable family on
Fourth street. Mr. Moore. Mrs. New's
father, came to the .city a few days
ago and had a warrant issued for the
arrest of her husband.
Mrs. Geo nee rbadboorn. ' ;
The death of Mrs. George Chad-
bourn, which occurred yesterday af
ternoon, was a great shock to her
friends in this community, very few
of whom had a thought that her
sickness! was of a serious nature. She
had been suffering with pneumonia
for about a week, and was thought to
be improving, until yesterday morn
ing, when she grew worse, and sunk
rapidly, the disease reaching a fatal
termination shortly after twoo'clock.
Her death will be sincerely mourned
by many. .. ' . I .'
The funeral 13 announced to take
place to-morrow afternoon at half
past two o'clock from the First Pres
Mr. JJ B. Frees, a druggist and
botanist of 179 Sixth Avenue, New
York, desires to communicate with
the relatives or friends of a Capt. T.
M. Barrett, or Garrett, who was with
Company L Fifth North Carolina
regiment, and who was kiiled on the
battlefield. Mr. Frees has in his
possession a watch, chain and other
articles which were taken from the
body of the slain Captain, and is
anxious to restore them to the rela
tives. Charlotte Chronicle. I !
Col. Garrett was from Gates county
in this State. He succeeded Col.
Peter J.; Sinclair in the command
of the Fifth Regiment, in Jan. 1863,
and 'was killed in the desperate
fight at Spotsylvania C. H., Va., in
the early morning of the 12th of May,
1864, when Capt. Jake Brookfield of
Newberri, Capt. Charlie Riddick of
Gates, Adjutant Smedes of Raleigh,
and many other gallant soldiers of
the same regiment lost their lives,
fighting as a "forlorn hope" against
the tide of Federals that had swept
over Johnson's division. The writer,
of this saw Col. Garrett fall, after
striking with his sword at a Yankee
soldier who shot and killed him.
Rocky Blount Fair. L
A correspondent of the Stab writes:
The stockholders of the association
met on the 24th inst. The report of
the Secretary, J. R. Underwood, was
very gratifying. Hon. B. H. Bunn
was elected President, and J. R. Un
derwood (the present incumbent Sec
retary. A eeneral meetinsr of the
stockholders will beheld again,on the
10th of January next, and elect the
directors for tbe ensuing year. 1 1
Mr. Bunn moved that a resolution
of sympathy be extended Mr. W. W.
Edwards for his misfortune in the
loss of his horse. We think it was an
accident which no one is responsible.
for. and tnat it could not be avoided.
A resolution of thanks was extend
ed to the ladies of the various, de
partments for their assistance, also
to the gentlemen for their assistance
The Fair was a grand success, hav
ing cleared over one thousand dol
lars. It is on a solid basis. The man
agement purpose holding the next
Fair November 14th. 15th and 16th,
1888, if nothing conflicts. Every ef
fort Willi be made to make the next
Fair a granderuccess. -Foreign
Messrsi Alex. Sprunt & Son cleared
the Norwegian barque Veronica for
Havre, France, -with 2,245 bales Of
cotton, -weighing 1,068,926 pounds and
valued at $106,900.
Messrs Paterson, Downing & Co.
cleared the Norwegian brig San Juan,
for Antwerp, with 750 casks spirits
turpentine and 1,777 barrels of rosin,
valued at $14,680.
Total value of exports $121,580,
JfKW TOKK- .
Trtat of Jobana moat, the Anareblat.
v 'By Telegraph to the Morning Star. ' ,
Nkw York, Nov-. " 22 The work ' of
getting a jury for the trial f Jobana Mwt,- i
Anarchist. : was continued to. day-, . The.
court room waa filled w tin interested spec
tators. The eleven jurors obtained yes
terday we're in their seats. - Patrick Hall.'
a real estate broker took the twelfth teat.;
Juror -No. 3. pawnbroker j Fox, was
excused, and Samuel Wormser took bis
place.' - Juror No. 2. liquor rdealer ' Car-'
roll, waa excused, and John L Rtdgman,
grocer, was chosen. Both aides announced
their satisfaction with the jury, which was
immediately - sworn.' Assistant District
Attorney Nicoll opened -the case for the
people. The language that the proaecu-:
tion will endeavor to prove Most used is
this: , "Every person concerned in that
tragedy (the hanging of the Chicago An
archists) from the beginning to the end is
marked for extinction. A revolution is at
hand" A voice here' cried. -'ff by not;
begin to-night?" Again I say arm your-
selves for revolution Your! arm is the
bomb stronger than the Gatling- gun or
other. weapons It ; kills fifty at ooce.
Grinned shall be first; then comes Gary
and the Judges of . the United; States Su
preme Court; and let not Ogleaby think . he
. will escape because he commuted two of
lhAn."-' : v
NicolltoM the jury that the clause
of the penal code under which the indict
ment was brought provided that any as
sembly of three or more persons, at which
was threatened any unlawful act, was an
unlawful assembly, and the I participants
guilty of misdemeanor.. There . would
doubtless be a great deal said about tbe
constitution and free speech ; tbe abuse
of free speech should be punished. Mr.
Nicoll said - bis witnesses were'deteciives
Sachs and Roth.and Samuel Drey fust, a it
porter for tbe city press association ; all of
whom understood German, and had made
notes of the meeting Col Fellows will
sum up for the prosecution. Detec ive
Roth was first to take the witness stand.
He told bow he and his brother bfficer were
preeent at the meeting in disguise, and
gave a detailed account of what was said
and done. Johann J. 8acbs, ! another de
tective, corroborated Koth in full.
Simon S. Dteyfuss. a reporter, was next
called, and oa motion of Mr Howe all the
witntsaes bad to withdraw'while hi testi
mony was taken. About feevenly-fl ?e
went - out, Thi witness corroborated
other witnesses substantially. jAman had
sat next to htm i the meeting wbo jumped
up siying, "Why not to-day? We're
ready."- Most concluded by; raying; "1
am an Anarchist. Rise Anarchy I Long
may it, livel" Tbe witness thought it time
to get out, which be did He did, not take
notes because he did not want! to be car
ried out lead Witness did - not suffer
much under .the severe crot-s-examination
of Mr Howe j
Joseph O Bruner, detective.) was called
to testify concerning the book, of Most',
described ai a Mauuil of Revo'utiooiry
Warfare, to show what Moot meant by An
archist warfare The book could not be
allowed iu evidence, so witness wat ex
cused . 1
Mr. Nicoii here rested. Tbe court -adjourned
and the jury were allowed to go
tioine to tbeir inanksgiving dinner.
Most was placed in tbe custody of bis
A Dual PraairaUd Official Keturua or
tbe Recent Bleellou.
By Teiegrapb to tho Morning Mtar.
Lyjschbubg, Nov. 23 A Peariaburg
special to t tie Evening Advance says; A
challenge to fitfbt a duel pas9ed between
Hon W. A. French and W. S Matthews.
editor of the Vtryinian, last Friday. They
have ben a arrested and hound over to keep
tne peace in tne sum ot f 4,000 eacb.
Richmond, Nov. 88. Dr. jj.D. Pendle
ton, clerk of the 8 late Senate, wbo has
been figuring for several hours to-day upon
tha.ofSciHl returns cf tbe recent election for
members of !be Legislature, as received by
tbe Secretary of the Commonwealth, fur
nishes the following figures, fieaviug out
the county of Nausemond, from which
there am two returns: Total .Democratic
vote. 119 555: total ReDublican vote. 115.-
940; Democratic majority in the State on
popular vote, a. 615. The first return from
Nansemond gives a Republican majority
of 359. leaving a net Democratic majority
of 2,256 In tbe counties of Amelia,
Greenville, Nottoway, Stafford and Sussex
there were no Democratic nominees for the
House of Delegates, and consequently no
Democratic vote waa polled. .Tnese coun
ties gave Governor Lee 3,352 votes Clark
county had no Republican nominee for the
House, but po.led 81 votes for a HepubU-
nan Senator. This indicates that bad the
five counties named polled the -Democratic
vote the Democratic majority in the State
would have been about five thousand five
A PITIABLE CASS.
Senator Joan, of Florida, Practically
Besrear in the Strecta of Detroit.
By Teiegrapb to the Morning Star.
Chicago, Nov 23. A Daily New
special from Detroit, Mich., says: "It be
came known for tbe first time yesterday to
a few persous that ex-United States Sena
tor Charles F. Jones, of Florida, who has,
for some unexplained reason, sojourned in
Detroit for two years past, is practically a
beggar upon the streets, and but for tbe
charity of a friend, would be without food
or shelter "When nr. Jone came to Ue
troit he was very free with his . money and
gave lavishly to benevolent purposes. He
boarded at tne best notei until a iew monins
ago. when be was unable to pay his bills
He then went to a cheaper house, and last
night his room was locked on him and he
sleDt on the floor in tbe hal'. He was ob
served bv a man whom he had befriended
in bis better days and has been taken to the
man a home. Mr. Jones almost a mental
wreck. He is pursued witn the idea that
some enemies, whom he never names, are
following htm, and that be Will yet "down
. - . - i
Biennial convention of tbe United
Svned ot the tEvancellcal j Lutheran
church tn the Sooth. . j
Savannah. Nov. 24. The United Synod
of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the
South began its biennial convention in this
citv to dav. 1 be body is composed or aei
egates from tbe Synods of Virginia, West
Virginia, Tenne&aee, North Carolina, Boutn
Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi; and rep
resents forty thousand communicants of
the Lutheran Church. Rev F. W. E.
Peschau. of Wilmington. N. G, President
of the hynod, preached the synodical ser
men this morning. . 1 .
This body organized this" afternoon, and
after receiving the President's report elected
tbe following officers: President. Rev. E.
T. Horn, D D , , South Carolina; Vice
President, Rev. S. Henkel, D. P.. Vir
ginia: Secretary. Rev. A. L Couse. Ten
nessee ; Treasurer, W A Barrier, Noi th
Tbe Synod will take up the work before
It to-morrow, and will probably be in ses
sion a week or more. j
- TEXAS -A-
A Defanltlnc County Treasurer Ac
quitted. ' ..-.'
Galveston, Nov; 26. Ex-county treas-.
urer W. J. Burke, who. while in office, de
frauded the countv out of 845.000 la bonds
and money, and about three months ago
returned from Australia, whither be had
fled, and voluntarily surrendered himself
to tbe San Francisco authorities, was tried
here vesterdav. Late last night the jury re
turned a verdict of not guilty and the pria
oner was discharged. The grounds of the
defense was that the Drisoner was not re
sponsible for his acts at the time; the of
fence was committed. Burke, prior to his
surrender in San Francisco, returned ttiir
teen of the sixteen $2,000 school bonds he
carried awav with him. still leaving a de
flp.it of 23.000 in the county's exchequer
Which last night's verdict absolves him and
his bondsmen from paying. j
A Dictatorship or an Outbreak ot ftla-
ord r Imminent In Praoce-Tb Re
cent 8teamshl Dlmr-trlanchea-ter
Slarketa Prtaldent erevr Saye be
Will Kealen Warrant tor .the jAr-
reei or jonn itiio-.J.ouden jnr
miters. : . . ,)- .". :
oy t able to tbe MornloK Star.
Pabh. Nov 23 -It s reported that M
Kfbot. member of! the Chamber of Depu ¬
ties for tbedrpirtiueut of -Pas Do Cfaia
ill form a n i:binet. among the mem
bers of which, will te 5t. Gobl-t audi M.
Deves.. - - - I - -. I ; .
Thi Journal Dei Debit adocUs ihe
awaiting of the result ot President Grepv's
efforts to form a Cabinet, but says it U im
possible not to see the gravity1 presented tiv
lhe prolonged uncertainty which offers a
chance for tho creation of a dictatorship or
an ouioreaR or ui8f.rder -.- r
London, Nov. 23 Extraordinary rre-
cautiona have been taken to: guard the
dynamiters Collan and Harkins in prison
10 tbe duat bobs hi CnHan's lodgirga lbrt
has beeu found thirty pounds of dynamite
of foreign make, and olber explosive com -pounds
have been found t.uried in a neifcbr
bqr'a garden . AH the water closets, drains
and other pipes in Harkins' residence have
been searched for explosives. The curiositv
of Ibe police Was excited by the deuarture
oi a nergbbor ot Uarktns for New York on
the Mouday following the. Coheu. inqaea!.
London. Nov. 23 Adyices received
here state that two local Russian steamers
the Strius and Vesta came into ootlieiou
off the Crimean" coast to-day and that tbe
Vesta was sunk and thirty five of her crew
were drowned. I " 1
Dublin. Nov. 23 Waideia todav en
tered the celL in Tullamore 1til. iu which
Mr John Msndeville is confined, violently
stripped him of bis cloihiug and left him
entirely naked. Mandeville still persists
that he will not wear tbe prison un. form. 1
lbe averting Jelegrapn, savs: 1 A warrabt
has been issued for the arrest of Mr. John
Dillon any where in Great Britain. - f
Pabib, Nov. 23 President Grew tb.
day informed M. Maret, Radical member
of the Chamber of . Deputies, that, he bad
decided to resign. ( He said b' would to
morrow ntk M liebot to form a miniotry
to superintend the meetiag of the Cot cross
of tbe Senate and Chamber of Denudes
which will select a new President. If
Rebot should refuse to form j tbe ministry
be will ask Goblet to do so. Grew fur
ther sla ed that he will not Quit bis post
before issuing an address to tne coun-ry,
in which be will repudiate responsibility
for tbe present state of aJfaiis. and declare
that his retirement is forced by the impos
sibility of governing the country.' He will
depart from the Presidency with the sinf
cerest wishes for the future of the Repulicb
Pahis. Nov: 23. President Grew to
day held a conference of two hours' dura
tion with Ferry and Rayn&l.
Manchester, Nov. 23 The Guardian.
says: The condition of the market
contrasted with that of last week shows
considerable increase in business in some
departments, due more to tbe scantiness of
business of November 15. than to tbe maer
nitude of that of yesterday, improvement
was unequal,, due to tbe fact that while
some held strongly to advancad quotations,
otbers were mora yielding; tbusl
tne irregular prices corresponded to
the amount of ssl-a i There was
also a tendency among! sellers td
accept current offers, dependent upon
the extent of the production enzagtdi
Business iu many instances was done at
prices obtainable before the recent advance
in cotton, lntre was some increase la
business for lesser foreign and home mar
kets. Export yarn was unchanged, though
easier, ine ueinana was. slack. (Jiotn
was more active but the movement was
immaterial. Priming and other finishing
cloths sold more freely in moderate quan
tities. I he same was true of many kinds
of heaw goods, but the bet-tJinke pf
Americans were nrm sqq well sold, 1
London. Nov. 23. At the inouebt oa
tne recoverea ooaies oi victims of the W,
A Schotten disaster, tbe Rotterdam
agent of the steamer testified that there
were 214 persoas on board, of whom eigiity
aiue were aaved.l The German steamer
Leander. from Cadiz for Hamburg, strucik
the wreck of the W. A Schotten last even
ing and was towed to Dover in a sinking
con anion. i i i
The channel has been crowded with vei
sols for tbe last few days Tbe wreck
the Schotten lies directly in tbe catb
tramcand a special lightship has been tent
to replace toe improvised one placed over
tbe wreck esterday, which was defective
At tne inquest ioaay a steerage passen
ger named Hughes atatel that he was pick
ed up by one of the Schotten s boats, which
was not nearly full The crew of the boat
pulled away as soon as the steamer sank.
lbe Schotten 8 crew were retarded in low
enng the boats by the stiffness of the
tackle, wnich had not been used in a long
lime. oriy-nine or me survivors have
returned t Rotterdam. I :
rBSTH, .nov. 20 me retter Uovd savs
the interview between Prince Bismarck
and the Czar was a dramatic one Prince
Bismarck was scarcely able to restrain his
passion. Tbe Czar assured tbe German
Chancellor that he desired peaco and did
not intend to attack Germany or to take
part in any coa'.ition against her. Prince
Bismarok declared that whosoever wished
neace must not attack Germany s allies.
He presented the cams rceaeru clearly to
the Czar, who admitted that Prince Bis
marck's views were not new ) to him, and
added that his declarations regarding Ger
many applied equally to Austria.
Beblin. Nov. 26. The passion shown
by Prince Btsmarck in his interview with
tbe Czar here was on account Of his learn
ing of the receipt by tbe Russian Govern
ment of forged letters purporting to be
signed by himself in regard to the relations
between tbe two Governments. It was af
ter the Czar had heard the explanation of
the matter by Prince Bismarck, that he
gave him tho assurances spoken of by tbe
fester Uoyd. r
Paris, Nov. 26. President Grevy'a m
sage of resignation will be read before the
Kouvier (Jablnet to-night. Gen. Haussier
has definitely declined to become a candi
date .for the Presidency, and M. Ferry will
probably-be elected. . i u
(Commanders oi various army corps bave
been ordered to return to tbeir posts imt-
mediately. ibis order is aimed at Gen.
BouJanger, who is now in Paris. .
Pahis, Nov. 26. It is not certain thai
M Grew will announce his resignation
Mondav. In an interview with a deputy
to-day the President said: "I am master
of mv dav and hour and must vet see what
I have to do and say." The presidents of
groups of the Left ; at their conference on
the proposed plenary meeting to appoint sj
candidate for tho Presidency, failed l
agree. . . ..
A Kentucky Estimate of the Crop,
IBy Telegraph to the Morning Star. I j
LotjisvUiLK. Nov. 26. The Courier-
Journal this morning publishes a compreH
henslve and valuable review of tbe levf!
tobacco situation showing facta of the yield'
and budvIv against averages or consumn
tion. When it is considered that Kentucky
produces 51 per cent, of the total leaf
tobacco crop of the United States, and
Kentucky. Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee J
Ohio and Missouri produces 73 per cent, of
the total crop of the United States, it will
be seen that the summary is of general In
terest. The following are the main points
of the article: The western leaf crop foots
up 76.000,000 pounds. 62,6 per cent of re
cent averages, and the eastern leaf crop
72.000.000 pounds, or 50 per cent, decrease.
The eastern and western leaf crops and all
market stocks of tbe U, B. make up 860,-
000.000 oounds. against 591.000.000 a year
ago. and 575.000.000 two years ago. The
suoply from new crops and market stocks
falls 211.000.000 pounds below the late
average, taken for domestic and foreign
consumption, while in lseo there was a
surplus of 23.000.000 pounds, and in 1885
a surplus of 24,000,000. The western
burley crop is 37,000,000 - pounds, and the
dark: and heavy crop 89,000,000.
WASHING! Olf: j '
Appointment Sparks ' Saceeesor Col
lision of Steamer on the Lower
Potomac-Warning--Against an Im
postor Travelling; Sontb. .
VV ASHING TON. Nov. 25. The snlina
.Secretary of the Treasury to day appointed
;vvm. u. utcnaei to be storekeeper and
gauger for the Raleigh, N. C, district. '
oecreiary jjamar saia to-uay tnai no de
termination had been arrived at as' to Mr"
Sparks successor, and that it was not
known that Judge Philips, of Kansas City.
. wouta accept tbe position were it tendered
to him. ' '" v
Washington,, November 25. The De
partment of Agriculture isjust informed
that a person is travelling through the
South and representing himself as tbe agent
ot the Department, and making contracts
for boatd, lodging, fires, washing, etc , in
the name of what he styles the " Washing
ton Agriculture Society. for a party of
men who are collecting agricultural statis
tics. The person is described as a man of
German descent, about 5 feet 11 inches
high, about 25 years of age. weighing about
150 pounds., wears spectacles, and is very
intimate on short acquaintance. He is a
man ot fair complexion, sandy hair, grav
eyes, and has a light moustache. He gives
n is name as u. uouen. (Jommissioner
Coleman has advised those who have had
dealings with this man that he is an im
postor. . . - ' . ) r .
t Early this morning the steamer George
Lsary, returning to this city with an ex
cursion party, collided with the steamer
Jane Moseley. carrying freight to Norfolk,
wnue on roint Liookout in the lower Poto
mac. The Moseley wss considerably dam
aged on the bow, while the Leary sustained
injuries to her starboard side. The colli
sion occurred during a heavy fog, and the
coolness displayed by the officers of the
Leary prevented a panic among the large
numuer oi excursionists on board.
Report of the Third Assistant
master General. t I
By Telegraph to the Morning Star.
Washington. Nov. 26 --The report of
the Third Assistant Postmaster General for
the last fiscal year shows that the total or
dinary postal revenue of the, year was $18,
118,273; revenue from money order busi
ness, $719,336, making a total of $48,837.-
.609. Total expenditures for tbe year, in
cluding actual and estimated outstanding
liabilities, amounted to $53,133,252, show
ing a deficit in the revenue of $4,295,643
In i addition to this there was certified to
the Secretary of the Treasury, for credit to
tne racinc Railroad companies in their! ac
count with the government, being tbe
amount earned by them in carrying mails,
$1,187,027. . So that the total excess of
cost of the postal service over its revenues
was $5,482,670. The receipts of the year
were 11.1 per cent, greater than those of
the previous year; but the increase of ex
penditures was at a ratio of but f per cent.
It these rates should continue during the
current year, at its close tbe postal service
will be practically again on a self sustain
ing; basis. So heavy an increase in reve
nue, however, says the report, is not td be
reasonably expected. The estimate is that
tne receipts will increase at the ratio of 0
peri cent, during the current year, and at
the ratio of 8 per cent.-durlng the next, so
that by the end of the latter, the Depart
ment s revenues and expenses will not be
The Special Delivery System has made
considerable advance during the year, the
figures indicating an increase of probably
21 per cent, over the previous year. At
tention is called to tbe sub agency for the
distribution of postal cards and stamped
envelopes, established - during tbe year at
unicago. J. bis agency bas not only work'
ed well, but it has saved a very considera
ble amount to the government. A recom
melidation is made for two other sim lar
agencies, at St. Louis, Mo., and Atlanta,
.The number of piece matter - registered
during the year at all postoffices was 12,
524,421, the fees paid on which amounted
to $1,034,676. This is an increase of 6 5
per cent over business of the previous
As a matter of convenience in connection
With the admission of newspapers and
periodicals to the mails as second class
matter, and the investigations of inspec
tors, recommendation is made that iu all
cases, where oaths are required in the
transaction pi postal business, postmasters
be authorized to administer them. Three
important recommendations are also made
as to the manner of collecting postage on
second-class matter, and as to abuses which
spring from defects in the present law,
'lhe first of these is that postage on all sec
ond-class matter shall be paid by the at
tachment of adhesive stamps, as is required
ioraii otner mall matter, tbe denomina
tions running from one-eighth of a cent in
the case of a single piece to any required
amount tor ouis matter. rne second is
that only legitimate newspapers and pe,
riodicals be admitted to tbe second-class
rate of postage. In other words, that cer
tain books, which it is claimed are in no
sense periodicals, except that they profess
to be issued at regular periods, such ss nu
onerous series, libraries, etc., be admitted
only at a third-class rate. The thud is,
that the number of sample copies of second
class matter to be sent out by the publisher
be limited. . Many periodicals, it is stated.
which, under law, now gain admittance as
second-class matter, being enabled by tbe
privilege of mailing sample copies, to de
feat the law excluding publications issued
lor advertising purposes, or at tbe nominal
price of subscription.
Romance or the Man Employed to
Engrave Confederate money During
the Late War.
i IBy Telegraph to the Morning Star.)
Philadelphia, Nov. 26. Jacques WIss-
ler, who engraved nearly all the plates
from which the money and bonds of the
Confederate States of America were print-
ed, died last night at hia home in Camden,
a i. j .. aged 84 years, until a lew years
ago, when age began to affect the accuracy
of bis band, be was one or tbe most skilful
lithographers in this country. Besides his
skill in that profession, he was an artist of
no mean ability, and his portrait work in
crayon and oil was in much demand almost
up to his deatb.
VYissier was born in otrasourg, in lsus.
He! was educated in Paris, and spoke five
languages with more than average fluency
lie came to this country in I84tf and was
employed by a well known lithographing
firm. He remained with them until just
before the breaking out of the war, when
he was engaged at a much increased salary
by k New i or k firm of lithographers.
TThey at once dispatched him to Uich
mond. telling him that be would there be
instructed as to his work. Within a few
days after- his arrival Fort Sumter was
fired on and he found himself in the whirl
pool of the great civil conflict. Wissler
was informed that he was assigned to the
work of creating paper money and bonds
of the new Confederacy, and although his
sympathies were with the North, he found
himself virtually a prisoner at Kicnmona
He made the best of the situation, went
faithfully to work and sent for his wife
and family. They were outspoken in their
loyalty to the Union cause, but on account
of their husband s position, were not ois
turbed during the four years of bloody
Btrife. Mr. Wissler acquired a snug for
tune while making money for the Con fed
eracv. but thev grew suspicious of him to
wards the close -of the war and confiscated
his estate. After the cessation of hostilities
be purchased a farm near Macon, Miss.
and resided there for several years, finally
coming to Camden. :
-1 Charlotte Hornet: The David
son college oovs nave a mama ior root
racing. Dr. Paul B Barringer has offered
a ten dollar gold meuai to tne siuuent mat
runs five miles in thirty minutes. About
twenty-five are practicing for the race,
The best time up to urate was made by
Sophomore Friereon, who Tan a mile fn
4 20. Little Wta. Morris bad his arm
broken yesterday again. While leaning
over an embankment he fell on iu it was
broken once before, about six weeks ago.
Shelby Aurora: Has it r
occurred to vou. reader.
rheumatism is in the church t Why ovtr
three-fourths of our peooleare so afflicted
that they cannot kneel to pray even iu
I ' Wadesboro Intelliae.nrj-
bave specimens of fi
i' Huntly, of Brown Creek, and Mr'
J. C New. of Pse Dee Thi.ro i...
quantities of it made in Anson nmmiv u.u
year, and much more will be made n.-xt,"
year. It is no unusual sight to s?e
Anson county farmer drive : on the!
square in Wadesboro. and nfffr rr ! .
wagon load of corn Corn, however i J
alow seller, at this season of tbe yuiir. We
advocate the raising of it by every- Ans-m '
county farmer, for his own um, but it win 1
not pay to raise corn to sell u m 5o in ri
bushel. ! .
Tarboro Southerner: The tmii .
struction of the railroad from Hamilton t,
this place, or as it is called in the articles .r
incorporation, the Hamilton Railroad and
Lumber Company is ranidlv nMi finer f,w
pletion -Tho Fair, or the Tarhor..
Fair, under its nresent manin-minit i.
dead. Why or wherefore it is unnecessary
to speculate upon or to venture. a
number of farmers met at Shiloh about tw.
miles and a half from here to organize and
build a cotton seed oil factory. Th meal
ing was not only well attended but all weie
enthusiastic over the idea of an oil mill at
Shiloh and were willing to subscribe
Abbeville (3. C.l Times: Th
Rev. Alexander Baker, colored, steward ot
tbe Alice Clark, is 7tf years old, and a na
ture of North Carolina His father an.i
mother are living; the foituer is 96, ib
latter va years old. His father has hel.i
the position of ianitoVof tbe Wilmington
and Cape Fear Bank 66 joars, and is worth
K2U.000. He is tbe father of 21 children,
all living except one Three ministers iu
his family one Methodist, one Baptist,
and one . Presbyterian. All the children
were born in August except two, ' He and
his wire were born in August also.' Aleck,
says he has travelled over 45,000 mile 4.
taking in England, Germany. France, and
ecoiiana, ana two years in Af nca as a
Laurinburg Mcchanqe: In tb
entire county this year seventy-six dollar
of unlisted poll taxes have thus far been
paid. This is a convincing evidence that
the tax lister needs, to be specially carefut
himself and needs the assistance of other
bo that no one in his territory shall fail lo
be listed. The building of a cotton
seed oil mill here is being agitated by men
whom we think will make a succmofit.
Maggie, the youngest child of Mr. and
Mrs. Colin Hasty, about a year and a half
old, was seriously burned last Friday
morning. While all tbe larger ones or thn
family were out the little girl went so near
the Are that her gown caught and was soon
iu flames that inflicted a painful burn from
tne, child s knee to her shoulder.
Clinton Caucassan : Intelli
gence was received here Monday of the
sudden death of Mr. Uriah 'Underwood at
his home in Cumberland county last Sun
day! morning. ' About 1 o'clock on
Wednesday night ot last week the turpen
tine distillery of Messrs. A. N Johnson &
Sod; of Ingold, and some 60 barrels of ro sin
were consumed by fire. Tbe Pres
byterian church at Kenansvilie bas tender
ed a call for two Sundays to-Rev. Peter
Mclntyre. Near Blockers ville, a smail
hamlet just over the line in Cumberland
county on the road from Clinton to Fay
etteyille, a horrible accident occurred a tew
days ago. Chaa. Hall, a young white mau
whose home is in this county, was working
at a Bteam saw mill. He had the habit of
carelessly riding to and from on the log
carriage. The sawyer admonished him of
the danger, bnt tbe young man thought he
Knew best, lie took one trip too many
Stepping on the carriage, his foot slipped
and be fell back upon the saw, which pen -elrated
his head and cut deep into hia
shoulder. He is in a critical condition.
4- Asheville Citizen'. The tp!eo-
did success of the new water-works, as
now; demonstrated fully, Ss a strong re
buke to those who carped and denounced
it before a fair trial could be given.
9w. -. .. . . . .. .. .
ine annual meeting or Biocanoiuers or
the Western North Carolina Railroad was
held1 yesterday at the offices of the com
pany in this city. A large majority of - lhe
stock was represented. The report of the
officers was very satisfactory. Thn follow
ing directors lor tbe ensuing year wtro
elected: Messrs. A. B. Andrews, Frank
Coxe. J. E. Rankin. W. E Anderson. T.
M. Logan, George S. Scott, A. Sulley, C
8 Bryce, S. H. Wiley. Col. Andrews
was re-elected President, Col. Frank Coxe
Vice-President, G. P. Erwin Secretary and
Treasurer, Capt. V, E McBee Superin
tendent. Other officers were re-elected.
We saw a letter addressed to Mr.
Samuel D. Pelham from Mr. David Dud
ley, the respected and well known old tpyo.
correcting the statement copied by us from
the JXewa-Utoerver that he had been strick
en with paralysis. He denies the charge
with indignation and says he was never in
better health. Judging from the spirit of
the letter we believe him.
I Charlotte Chronicle: Yester
day afternoon the. compositors employed in
Tne unrontcie omce entered tbe editorial
room in a body, and Mr. E. W. Mooring,
acting as spokesman lr the party, pre
sented Mr. Robinson with a pair of plush
lined cases, which, upon being opened.
were found to contain, the one a gold pen,
the! other a gold pencil. In making the
presentation, Mr. Mooring requested Mr.
Robin8on to accept the gifts as a slight
token of the respect and esteem in which
be is Held by the employes of tbe omce.
Winston jottings: The congrega
tion of the Salem (Moravian) Church
celebrated tbeir eighty-seventh anniver
sary of . the dedication of the present
church edifice. The old clock of 1702 stili
hangs in the belfry of the church and
marks tbe time. The pipe organ of 17 la
still in use, having been repaired several
times during that time, and is now one of
the best organB in the Twin uity. Dr.
Rdndthaler is the 18th pastor of Salem con
gregation since the dedication of the
church iu 1800. In 1841 the chapel was
built, and since then has been enlarged
and beautified. The electric lights .
have been accepted by the town commis
sioners on condition that they have two ad
ditional lights without additional coat.
making a total of 38 lights at a cost of
-? KfUl 'I'haa HQODM MIOQ haVA .
shipped this week, up to date, 79 bales of
cotton goods, aggregating 63,200 yards and
W. WV - J.UB JUVOOI ?. Mi a 1W9 HBIV
4 bales of woollen goods, aggregating
1.000 vards. The Salem Female Acad-
7my now has 126 boarding pupils and over
eOO including the day scholars. New ones
2re expected to arrive after Christmas.
--Charlotte Chronicle : Bishop
aw - . . i W . . i I l
jNortnrop s sermon at di. i eier a lismoiia
Church last Sunday morning was listened
to by a large and deeply interested audi
ence. The sermon was an excellent one,
and the confirmation services were very im
pressive. At an early hour Monday
morning at the camps of uapt. w. r. For
tune, near Monroe, a negro named Will
Massey was shot down and almost instant
ly killed by one of hia companions, whose -name
we did not learn. In the excitement
which followed, the slayer escaped, and
has not yet been apprehended. Tbe parties
engaged in the affair belonged to tbe con
struction force of tbe Monroe and Atlanta
road. News reached the city yester
day of the assignment of J . A. Summers, a
furniture dealer doing business at Shelby.
His liabilities are said to be $350 and his
assets $400' Another new engine, tbe
second in the past month, has been added
to the rolling stock of the Carolina Central
road. It is a beauty, and is numbered 82.
Both the new engines are very heavy, and
have 18 inch cylinders. The Carolina Cen
tral has been .making some notable im
provements in its equipment lately.
The stem gin of Mr. A. W. Heath, near
Curetan's store was burned Friday morning
last, about two o'olock, involving a loss of
about $3,000. Besides the two gins, a press
and other machinery there were six bales
of seed cotton, (12 in bales) and about
800 bushels of seed destroyed. It was
probably the work of an incendiary. No
insurance. -Work on the Georgia.
Carolina Northern tiauroaa, tne new
road that is being bunt between aionroe
and Atlanta, is progressing rapidly, and
arrangements have just been made to work
night and day. . A number of locomotive
headlights were delivered at Monroe yes
terday to be distributed along tbe line of
tbe road for the benefit 'of the night work
men.! The work of laying iron will soon
commence at Monroe. . Rev. P. It
Law yesterday picked up the pen and is
now one ot .the active writers for the