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CONCORD, N. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1886
Th Meelin? in jL'harlot(.(lnf te n Jinm
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Tlie fourth annual conventioo of!
theAVomairrf Cbrhstian Temperance
Union ol cJymet in Trjou Street
Methodist Church of this city at
0:30 thin morning. The President,
Mrs, Mary C. Woody, of New Gar
den in i the chair. The exercises
com men cod b J pigniugKescae'the
Trenching.'" Mrs. Woody; opetred
the cbnveutiou by bible reading and
jog the press phoned that,) while
the col am us of eome of the Stale
and connty papers aie closed to the
ure.J the women of. our State to i rends will precipitate the orKani2 7Yokeeri,eintiiHr
woik in tueir-1 interest by nsiu- ration of the Prohibitioa party ami
meir inutieueo witti liubban-l aun tueu irohtbition in ih
H Il Wnr
politics where it
and on the whole, the fiiend
in g toward the society id oa
crease. ' 7 i I
. Mrs. Louisa Painter Round, of
Mocksville. in her report oniEvan
gelicaliatic Woik, sjiowed that wo
men, has many ways and op'pf rtu-
nitiea of doiiijj thiii kind olf. wok
v-itlrout enteri-ug Mile pulpit.
W. O. T. U. aud iis work, jothers' brothers, to give U3 laws for
are oevotmg a certain spacj to it : banishment of alcohol from our , Lelougs will
y feel-! land. Little les? than $1,000 ha$i Ex.
beiu tspent byj t'iis' organization! j -
The toJI wa"t theu calied, consist 'l01 iiitcreatiug report of cm by then respective
. iag Tr ou. Juve. showing that there is a l
ltenT' ot dc KiitmeuCii aid !fdelc i W'lVo'y Misi. jprtUariiaro.f 1T-iTtni'ii'og ti 'toloe?l
giites Jroni t ho local mjious
V throughout thJ State.
Tho OiinuttH of the Excciitiro
Conimittee meotiug.s were then read
and adopted. . I
Oommittccs On ciedeutials, cour-
testes, it'tqlutioiis and finance were
then i feipiui n't c
an address of Wel
ti by Mrs. Gibbon,
le Charlotte W; C. T.
by Mrs. L. N. Jllair,
N. C. : ! .
in us id
te'pirie was givt
President ol tl
U. ; respond e
s-Mrs; ;hflpiu, of Charleston,.
C, and southern orgauizer f the
W. G. T. U.) Jev. Mr. Walker, of
Greensboro. Ij. C, editor of the
ortli 0-iroliiut Prohibitionist, and
tbedfcfegato tolthis convention from
tire Greensboro KeTorm Club ; Kov.
l)r. llobey; Kov. Dr. Parks and
Rev. Moffat, all of Charlotte, were
luspices bt the
I., Mrs. Una pin
and by motiou
after which all
tl to the convention.
made members of it,
visitors who are
women were also
made members! of tho convention.
After the hymn "Coronation"
was sung, the Corresponding Sec-
an account; of
v H possessed aud
: i fienoralv The
r . land.
was readjwhich gave
lie number of Uu
ions : now numbering thirty jn the
State, the lines of work they had
their condition in
report was a! very
encouraging one and an indication
The Treasurer's report followed,
. "which showed an expenditure ol
over $300 in the work.
" At 11:10 a praise meeting was
catered upon, led by Mrs. chapin,
jduring which liiany testified to the
v blessings attended upon llijs work.
Hev Moirs, Walker and; Robey
Bpoke very eueouragingly i to the
' convention and gave testimony to
r.the affective working of the W.C.
, T, U.j'aud urged the Union to press
p oa to victory ot which they felt con
,L fldent, ' '..'!
. ' Alter a few moments of consecra
tlon and pra3'er the' meeting then
Vs adjourned for 1 uuch. ;
ii. The aft ei noon session begins at
' " ' . AFTERNOON.
The convention met again at 3
'clock. The'opeuiug exercises
ere conducted by Mrs. F. M. Rum
pas, ot , ureeusuoro. ad autirese
was delivered by the President,
Mrs. M. C. Woody. Report of do.
partments wore made as follows :
Temperance Literature, Mrs.
Seldeu ; lullueucing the Press,
Miss English ; Gospel Temperance
Meetings, t Mrs. Bumpas ; Sunday
School Work, Miss Aston j Evau
gelistic Work, Mrs. Louisa P.
;. Round ; J u vemle Work, Mrs. Mary
' E. Cartlaud. '
x. This ;b veuiog' the devotional ex-
erciaea will be conducted by Mrs.
-Louisa L. liouuds, of Mocksville.
Mrs. . Sallie P. Chapin, ot Charles
ton, S C., will deliver an address.
. ' The exercisoa will be interspersed
. . with music. I
WEDNESDAY EVENING SESSION.
. Convention re-asserabjed at 3 p.
m. Mrs. Sue V. Tomlinson gave a
scripture reading. Prayer was of
fered by Rev. G. T. Round, of
Mocksville, w ho was afterwards
made a nicinber of tho eonveution.
r Minutes of tho previous spssion
. 7oro read and adopted. By motion
tho address of the President was
v deferred until Thursday. j
. "Reports of departments, were ta
ken trp that on tempcrauco lite,r
. , ature showing that mauy thousands
. of pages 61 tempcrauco literature,
liave Cecn distributed during the
- ; pa8t jcar. Tho report on influeuc-
High Pom:. It abewed that
imeut ot over l,H0u children
State, have been
training under the
W C. T. U. Tremble klug!
bol ! they are growir'g up
this reioit wa rea
made some veiy
marks oMho juvenile work,
ing how great a power the children
are in turuiug the hearts ot tho pa
cents toward the ri'irht.
The exercises jrero opeied by
singing "Yield Not toTemptation''7
Tho devotional exercises conducted
by Mrs; iouud. j
Tho address of tjhe evening was
by, Mrs. Cliapin, superintendent of
southern work. V, was an excel
lent exposition of i he results of the
work of the rura fiend, showiug who
are responsible for it, aud that only
by united efljott may be routed, and
our beloved Southland again be
made to rejpice ajid prosper. An
opportunity was given for all who
wished to join th6 W. C. T. TJ. aud
prove their loyalty by their work.
Tho audience responded liberally to
call for a collection.
I'Atutw hi hjtiiliNj Itani.,
A'-rivats in tlii'Xfv York St.ir.
bteakfasied at 3d. m., and then
IfieiPng fi i iky, voluu'eetod to go to
aspring a .piartei of a 'ade to the
rfr, the fut portion of the path
t win eh wrts comnia-ide 1 l)vJ Con-
A telegram of rfeetiuc? from 1 l f9 Enow the prisoner well?'Uxfotf!-at-:H'e. I lie. 'new! of. the
High Point Reform Club. was readt111 lN 'w.ver, ". '.rn-Vhich I belonged to loaded me
at this time, citiDg the
Psalms L'O, 1 1 verses.
Ueports from colo red ruions of
GieenHboro and 'Charlotte was gi v-
Union to!r iNever;knew him 3ick,M leplied i'f.'wiwjtli their ei'pty canteen
' witness. aMid 1 rati to avoid the larriiihoot.
strike for temperance.
Tire noon hour prayer mectin;;
was conducted by Mrs. Rouud.
Morning session closed. Qharlotte
,kO leviiv,' sai.l the lawyer
eiuly. "Now, sir, lil voa ever
e the piisonvr at the bar ?"
''flail niHtiy h drink with him at
A'lXAN TA'N Kl' HMIF.S.
They :"C Iitlo loll(ics,M Aiirt
Control Fit litre K!ection.
singing, "1 am so
were opened by
glad thatl Jesus
loves, me.'7 Tnefdevotional exerci-
ees were conducted by Mrs. Beck-
yVhat ain't his name
from Quen Esther; followed by
The minutes of yesterday after
noon and evening were read.
The election ot officers for $ie
State Union x resulted in that of
Mrs. Mary C. Woody, President ;
Mrs. E. D. Hundley, corresponding
secretary ; i,iss M. E. Meudenhal),
recording secretary and Mrs!. C. C.
Col. Wm. Johnson, Mayor of
Chailotte, was introduced to and
made a member of the convention.
In a very cordial speech he wel
comed the W. C. T.. U., to tho city,
aud bade them God speed in their
work, for it is one of benefit to hu
manity. He stated that the major
ity of cases brought before him are
the direct result of liquor drinking.
Ilia happy speech concluded by ex
tending to the ladiea ot the conven
tion the privileges of the city of
Charlotte. j . ' '.
The report on Legislation peti
tion was read by Mrs. E. C. Beck
witb, of Raleigh
The report on prison and alms
house work, by;Mr8. Sue V. Tom
linson, was very interesting and
showed that woman is doing much
to make these places more cleanly
and comfortably aud to cast an in.
fluouce over theinmates for good.
The report oil influencing physi
cians, not to prescribe alcoholics, by
Mr. P. P. Broadway, was read.
An address,' on the "Lend-a-11
aud Club," aii organization form
ed among girls and boys at eollege,
which has for its object the helping
of others around them, written by
"Miss Petty, ot Rock Hill, was read
by Miss Hammond. It was an ap
peal for girls to take up this tem
pcranco wor and become trained
workers for the W. C. T. U.'
After sjuging "Bringing in tho
Sheaves" the State president gave
her annnal address, in which she
set forth the aims and woi k of the
W. C. T. U. Explained the work
iug8 and needs of tho twenty dif
ferent departments of work taken
up by this State, such as juvenile
work, temperance literature, need
of work amooj,' the colored people,
etc.- ' "-j-"
Sao made a very touching: appeal
for tho safety of tho children, and
Llnswr my question, sir,' yell
e the lawvrr. twII.w long have
.on kuown the prisoner "
Prom two bet up to five feet
te inches. '
Will the court make the"
HI have, your lordship, said thi
'tessj. anticipating the lawyer
i 'Ibavo atJHWered tho onestion I
It seems that 'the Atlanta rum-vkAwed tho prisonerwhen he was
mies have not the slightest in ten-' tv7j feet long and a mrfu five feet
tion of abiding by the verdict o'jtetil - "
tho people, reached at the polls la Hie lawyer arose; placed both
November. The prohibition la hauils ou jhe table iii front Ot him,
wMit into effect -July 1st, and. since spiad his legs apart, leaued' over
the i a li'imber of prosecutioushavej thhtable,;aud said, Will you tell
been made agai tst violators, re4j tin jcourt what you.' know about
euh.iug.in a flub ol five hundred th :i case V
aoi.ars in eacu case couvicteJ4 jl'hat ain't fiis name."
This seems to have startled the
dor ery into a realisation of the fact
that the law is go ng to bo enforced
An 1 now they propose to orr.auizei
theraeelves for the purpose of epu-i
tro ing all city aud county election
ami placing men in office who an
are opposed to prohibition aud will
not enforce it. A "Liberal'7 clu
hae qeeu orgauized, the purpose dl
wh eh is shown in the following
statements made to a Constitution
reporter by a member of the club.
' Wo are confident of electing
sthe men we shall run for city offii
we oeueve tnat wnen the coun
ty elections occur we will, have thet
poster to elect the candidates "we
prcj)ose to run. We intend to
wq -k hard to bring into the club'
all ,:he anti-prohibitionists in the
cotJty, and as many converts
amrtijg the prohibitionists ae may
be possible. If we elect ourcaudiN
da? es, they will be men in full' sym
pathy with ourj views, aud it will
not then require much time to
roc: out prohibition."
Jc is given 'out, that part
of tho Liberal club contem
plates the establishment of an af
teraoon paper, which will be the
orpau of the prohibitionists.
"We mean to begin the fight
novf;' said the gentleman already
quoted, "and we mean to keep it up
until we have triumphed or been
beaten past recovery. The fight
will be a fair one, but it will be a
vigorous one. The Prohibitionists
may as well understand once for
all that they will not be allowed
to have any rest."
This course' demonstrates the
wisdom of the liqaor men. They
kuow their tremendous power in
politics, and they realize that the
A Tempest In Teapot .
:Tlu whole trouble with Mexico over
nu aavcntirou newspaper tn.n iidme t
Cutting, boils down t V Very little tern
pest ip ja Lvw moderately'' sized teapot.
Catting ran hewspaner in the Ameri
can town of El Paso on one side of the
RK (ir.mde river, and a Spanisli news
piper in El Paso del Norte ou the Mex
ican side of the same river; aud because .
oue Medina proposed to . atari a rival
newbp.ipor on the Mexicafi pJe, Cut
tins; Creil a terrific broadside at husiral
in his Mexican journal. When arrest
ed and forced to mu a nfncilliaion'V
lilt. ouaMucu. wit hlhto- M!---
! ho erased the river t hU ' American
itown and roii.or.'tteu tho libl in his
Aiwricm liowspapoi a il wliou !m
liver to hi Mexican
again crossed iho
'Who RJi id if. was ?"
ixoa did. Vou wauted to know
whit I knew about this casehis
'"lour honor," howled the law
veiVjdnckiug his beard out by .the
"will you make ihismau an
4k witness, you must answer the
iiuesdons put to you," said the
''land o' Goshen, your honor,
lainl bin doin' it 3 Let thecoun
el fre away. I'm ready."
3hen," said the lawyer, "don't
t boat the bush any more.
aaidthis prisoner Have been
i . . r . . . ..
jf w hat : wasn c you summoneu
leieas a friend-of his "
1 No, sir, I was summoned here
s i rresbyterian. JNeitner oi us
hs over rrienas; no iuancr
'Stand down !" yelled the law
i, in deep disgust.
tft&' tixvt to the HoUc(mit oi"thefbV
Uehiiil us. Theie f w ui;iuy
Hollo w-ejed, tuyd'look-
V3i .lUeu tliHv wore, too but not
o!Ti e bbilfii,"- i. m. uu thtgioubd
Joopi:g .sounxlly. Thov had nought
the comparative .safety d the tor
evt to islee . 2sTear the spring, whi-h
r.ue iu a douse thicket , through
ihioh a s Ming run tlowed, the
vUiade was thick and the forest
gloomy. ''The water in the npring
feid been soilel, sol searched for
aiiother higher up the ruu. While
t&ai'cuing lor it 1 saw a colonel' of!
ifautiy on his wax- paint. H was
auow ling farce iu' on act oue
bJrief act ot not mojo fiCln twenty
skondn duration, but the ton otthe
v oild was crowded into "it. This
t-jodde," ewhiskercd brave sat
Safely behind a large oak tree, lie
looked around quickk. Hi s
flee hardened with resolution. lie
t'ok a cartridge out ot his vest
pocket, toVe the paper with his
siroiig white teeth, spilled the pow
der into his right palm, spat on it,
a j?d then, first casting a. quick
glance around to see if he was ob
served, he rubbed the moijsteued
lovvder on his face aud hands, and
Chen 'dust-coated the war paiut.
Instantly ho was transformed from
sfc trembling coward who lurked be
find .a tree into au exhausted brave
laking a little well earned repose.
Klaughed silently at the spestacle,
itnfl fi41pl mv luntpprm sit i. sirnicr
r J 1 n lead In the t roieu Xorth.
n found ; and then re.iointd my - fcT. LouIS, . p., July " 27.-Uhe
mrades, and together we laughed hQQWt BaTrett bag t ia uere,
tt andthen drank to the health of faftlat. '
ei)t ana dreamed of comic l),aJs ! weeks she was blockaded iu .York
and Extravagant burleequts; lmthai b ( orty mlles east Jt 'North-
n ,ue wuuesL oi uicam :"!e,Kt bva field of ice. She
brings 'five families who had reach
ed that point from Sandwich .Hay,
over one hundred miles ftilaud, -in
sledges drawn by ponies, Oii which
newspaper otlire, ho was aaiu arrest"
ed, and immediately bean to yell for
tho American eagle to protect him.
lit point f fact. Cutting did just
wlnt unny raggetledro joninalistsi do
iu other parts of tho country that h,
vilify all rivals iu business aiiil he got
into jail just about as he would htve
gotton theie if he iad committed tho ,
same often se. iu Philadelphia; and as
he voluntarily conimitto I the offense in
Mexico, and was guilty of public con
tempt of the liws and courts of thii-
i couutrv, there is not a dent shadow
of a case for war or even serious diplo ,
We went to war with Mexio some
forty years a;;o Hbqut just nothing at
all, simply because we wanted Califor
nia and other territory; and it is possi
ble that 'many people in t Texas and
elsewhere want to have another war
with Mexico to steal another fiee of her
territory; but, if so, let us have.' some
better pretext for it'tlian a dispute over
a ilohemian adventurer in journalism,
who demands a war because somebody
proposed ta start a rival eight by -ten
newspaper in'ta Mexican village. PhiK
htre was no picture that at all
Compared to the actual one I had
leea in the forest. That colonel is
lyet alive. I saw him two years
they subsisted after their arrival.
An Incident on the Oithlreen Rni'.l. ;r0 k harbor is Crowded With fugi-
Can't -do if.
lul tin "
Wcsi Vninl Mar.'
Z The sncGeeding days alter the
iliing of Dahlgren, during the
im m -W - TW T I 1 - .
I'll sit down orFar "ev.-ii. 11. uaguy oemg m-
fbrmed that several (six we think,)
"Usher, remove that man from iFederaf officers were taking a meal
lie box." Fin a nouse on ins iarm, ueiermiueu
Witness retires, muttering, fto capture them. Accompauied
Well, if he ain't the thick-headest tty his son, a youth ot about eigh-
awyer I ever laid eyes on !" . : teen, anu ionoweu oy a uegio n"
ft exclamation, ."it anybody puts
his ban' on marse I split his head
HlSb Point The Theater of Action-
, , . - Tonen v. id dis axe." he entered the
lemperauce ana law aoiamg cit-; i ,
was thronbont tbi8 eotire TiciDi8 Mt fVtfI,ce J''-, 'l"1.
tyareBa.ying"HdZzah,"Uluzalvr'-:Pflieer wlth '" Pl6tol fnJ
, i , , ,., . .-i . 'nsiii the surrender of the . party. All
ine rest looseu ai rue su wwi iui um
It is somewhat difjicult for .us to
tscertain who deserves the praise.
;Jf it be the Mayor, we say huzzah
field of nolitics. and thev realize i br him. If it be the Commission-
that the held of politics is where rs, huzzah for them.
the Prohibition question must be a Everybody we seej from those
fought. Thev know their tremeu - harts, claims that he had something
loos nower noliticH. and where I o do with it. AU we can sav nosL-H
. . . . . q
the Prohibition questiou must be
fought. They will undoubtedly
be able to control the elections for
a while. Their policy will be the
same that baa eeu worked so suc
cessfully elsewhere. They will dic
tate to the party in power what
totrAle is that, thfl linuor men have
"v,Jt A - - , , 1.
cl,aL.0n , -lnrinr, fl.al miUl llilllieu V,OUtx,
jeer (a major), aud as he very uat-
J urally showed no sigu ot tight, the
"whole party surrendered. They
were sent to Richmond. Too ma
jor gave his name as Cook. Ue-
centlyMr. II. 11. Uagby, Jr., now
of Arkansas, was in Ji waiting
room of a St. ,Louis depotj aud
while there was introduced' to a
tivt-s, but these came from the
southern coast and kuow uotbiug
of their .northern neighbors. On
Julv 10 a two-day's snow-storm
buried Kastem Labrador, cutting
off all communication with its
population of fifteen thousand per
sons. The snow has closed all the
trails. The relief vessels will now
go direct to York lay to relieve the
first 8uHerers there.
A White Bay dispatch btates ,bat
whalers report that Hudson Bay
strait Is again frozen over, which is
an unprecedented occurrence at
this season. Up to date six hun
dred and twenty survivors have ar
rived here. The number that have
died is estimates at thirty-five. hun
dred. Since Saturday an east wind
has blown off tho banks, increasing
the firmuesH of the coast Ice.
' Yes,, madam.''
'In cleaning out rooms, etc., pre-
paratory to finding-places t'Jtoide
st week they have been hand
n over their . Wines," or abscond -j-intr
like rats from a eiuking ship.
Pvery oue's claiming 'that they
hf I a hand in it, remiuds us of thei
that he thought ho had Inwi tUux&''m) fitMH fnr. till?
iname (Cagby) once before, was in
formed that Mr. Bacbv was a son
- - . v
1 find in one ot the wardrooes this
great heavy pair ot rubber boots,
of the geutlemau who had capture such long tops. "Whose are; they!"
ed. him tweuty-two yean ago. ineJ.'resiaent' mauain.'
iio.i; i ii'.r: i.n iiuiTbr I ul)ovn in tholeo-ot one of them
..: . - I II ! M IM 111 rm L. 111.11 A- V " " IB v m -w
. m 1 I fill , . am A I . I A 11 J . J - - - ' W
course it tsnaii pursue, .lueitfar mat waikeu into a couniry; f it t fitwi tiii-i.Ii.mV iti with i hiah
rr , . ... ,. T was in such a scrape iu his life as , 1 nuu tuis black ootllo witu a nign
will place whiskev men in nan s house while the old genlle-; ouu ov . nMlr uaiqMll H, f,,r?
1 . . , im i. .lmrn n Tu owu pr ir coik. bat is tuat fori77.
all (important offices and jmau aud his wife were at dinner; "" vv " 4 " , . T . ' ttlit
allow hall-and-balf-ueitber-for-nur- n,0 man was terribly trighteue . r"' a.i , n,,.,,r W .. .,!
against tem,.rance mn to til I mi-; ami c.iml into tho loft a last aS V,r , u - . --
nor position,. They will half bis legs and bands. mhl labefiiaW Wi ' t clock. Whose are tbev!-
thing, btil will take the biggest bis wife not being able to clunb, , ,.01j! t They are :i pair left
half lor themselves. litis they seized a weapon and felled the rave tikk. cimHUom oi thids.. '0VCr by President Arthur."
will be able to keep up lor awhile, euous teast, and after which thetlv "Dan," asked the President as be ' iaui-. D iniel from tho ad-
. - . . . til 4' : j . . II..
iTohibitiouists w:M oltt irt utleman crawieu uown and- unbooked i trout auu iam iv gcuu.
and then the
meet them as an organizel force in straightened himself to the highest
1K)litics. Tho situation will uarrow j notch and says, juYfe ain!t wf)
down to two parties, and those who , eme ?v t
favor the rumtrailit; will get into! There is a Prohibition Club at
oni party, aud those who favor j llijih Point ami wo
Prohibition will get iuto the other, j lonued that it acted the part ot tb
The fight for Prohibition in At- j "wife."
in the basket,
Wvirtfi in that Ju,u,u
! It wa very luck indeed for par
; ,ou fcuuderlaud that ho presented
Prcsi't ii bill to the President in the
V , ihkII- rf I tit r.tiillll)iill iPliirlfV-
uavo lnfpfi in.:. i iiont uk- honk is uow uare.
" II L. . . , U
. . i ..-...1 i.-i ii .! t- nrii until now. i. ii or res-
Then he snuaeniy iuiu.-m v v , - - -
i.,.U,i tocTktber. Ii lent would have vetoed it. It !
lai ta is 0y,no means settled, but
it s tairlybn. This political move
mtut of the doggery men and their
It is a hopeful eigu, wheu liquor
wen are being persecuted, that ov
ery body wauts to rtjeeive the honor
'Dan" he whirred with baited a veiy Hppcry y whyu the par-
i. .u . iii rv.r.mt-illave : XV" ,fcOUs gcn..-w v.
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The Prohibition Banner (Concord, N.C.)
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Aug. 5, 1886, edition 1
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