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NEW BLRNK, CRAVEN COUNTY, X. C. EEBR I AIi Y lu lssT
Kinston, SSS. C,
ABE READY WITH A LARGE STOCK OF
Which they propose to sell
For Cash or on Time,
J. W. STEWART,
-Mules, Horses and Buggies.
A Cargo of Fine Horses and Mules ust re
ceived. Th Beat Baggj on the Market for the money.
Horsea and Vehicles to hire at reasonable rates.
Broad Street, New Berne, N. C.
HAVE KKMOVKH T. TI1K1K
TYfO STORES, SOUTH OF THEIR FORMER STAND,
,4 kMp of FLOUU. JIEATS,
OkASsfcM. SALT. TOBACCO,
rrthinic in Ui OB(Kl.K
r BICES for CASH.
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GEORGE ALLEN & GO.
A prieu 1 1 Tl ral 1 m p 1 p lit e n t .
11 ows. Marrows, Cultivator,
Mots iii ill Axes.
Wiind I(iH ern ami Keapers,
Steam K ii (fines.
Cotton (iins ami I'ressi's,
Ff r ti 1 i le r s. I .mil Piaster, Kainit
! eclmiiii's liKil. mul Marilwiiro,
Lime Unek ' meiit. Plaster
Hair, I'aint. liiilnmilnr, Yar
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Freerer-, Itr 1 r i ircr.i t r s Oil
took Stoyrx, I'ur.-k.i ltiirlur
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l'LAt WELL YOUR PART IN
LIFE'S BRAS 5 BAND.
P. ay uri: w ur pin in life's bras band ,
A i. i ni.ik- v u r muir tell,
h nutters less what prt you play.
S-. that v mi play it well.
In life- ""grand tnap-h" there is no halt
From cradle to the Rrave
let ih march as bet becomes
Toe hr iv.--; i f the brave.
A.- ..a.,f. ; -it; w.-.i p1. y lb..- "lei 1
In 1 1 ' . - i r ' r . - - - iv e r .i i- e .
ior ;-. i- in t lis;! in p irt
1 .' ... ; ten r. " t a
. :i; ' : -; - ; r i :-. rlu'.i'
W hi . . ; ;.- r- ' n 1 . ' ' play
; : 1 1 other- e 1 v pu r n
The ten -r f lio-ir way
r. 1 -l ine play life's baser part.
A i r , i their rr.';-i " well,
i en that i- .l.iur.tlem for trie bent
r r r pr. g ress . wh can tell
r r .:' te.r ugh -thi-r- faults we "real
A o. ;'.i r "p rt at sight.
.Vr. i.. h-ny that fir the whole .
A'ha;.-v,-r i i r: ht'-
'A i;h. .ut the ' t -
il.ike- ' hirir. nv
Th-r. 1 :-. fan:;
p, rf.-i t "ch Til '
.v Hit- .
- rn : - ' play ed
' ' i ' . t "ledger line
i '. i: de inn not . then have faith in th' se
S'h..- -ery feet have trod.
p iv .i un-fu. tnatsklrs- "part
':. g- :-, ra: ; .ail -ft. 1
A:. I .' r . in I "f rte" :i"i-e
ir.e i-a r s bet t.ecotue.
. . -.;,ei , - . r I i riiel.tfj Uv
T ee l ::. : al. i t e 1 rutlls.
I:-, far-.. r- u-.-'u.l ; th.-ir way
A ..fe - ' in ar ' h " u b . : me .
r r a-. :.. i 1. time l.-'in ail
i : toe. . :. ; i r ii , b-at tun e.
-1 : r
ti-.ers if tl:
"P irt. "
i e :. Isnip -
u. 1 r. t ' repeat.
r n: - .-
i e bur
- t 'r
w . i-i ..11 p. -
i - oi r "si Hi;
arrange. with this
y ;e .
Thev ir.ny le riii.t. w e. wrunj
We mnv "H tl.it.' thev may 'V sharp,"
i i;r "clef" may n it agree.
Oar' ' nolM comp.ired w e " pause and
That one should change his "key."
( 'ne " modulate and now" in' tune.'
All " d word " d isappea r.
Ah on life's upward ' scale ' ascends
The deeds and thouhw of years.
Where "ran; r " and the "minor
' "strains "
Kind place wuhin th heart
lf him who nobly earns the right
To "play lif-'s "leading part."
,e "air-." norjet enceit
"''rescend to a " swell
Nor yet "diminuendo" down.
No longer : excel .
But with trr. .'-al and sel f -rei-pvet
I.ead when tht' human will,
Ir highest p . S.t'llllies
And de-t:n v f u' til.
piny death s fut.eral
By such examples lei.
May we perform our parts as wed.
To where shall rest the dead.
V natural." now. the "signature
i in friendship's "-tall" and "line.
A- y u ' T'.i c'.p. " to first verse.
And end without the "siin."
Ul'SL VS. I. AMI.
UPKKi'U i'l-' Mil. i K.VWI'dRI), OF
IlAYWiH.K, n- TH K MINORITY
nKi'i'KT in Tin: ip a sx comest-
Kl KI.K' T:"N ' ASK FROM CHA
Mr. Crawford said: Mr. Speaker, that he saw a negro man foice the
alter ten long days of tedious in- ballots from t he hands of a p iral
vestigation ot the Craven county y tic of his race. Thec.riminaiba.se
contested election case, the com- negro himself w as put on the s:and
m it tee have been uuabie to agree to testify that (ten. Hansom had
and come Ik-fore the House this sworn falsely; a man who had
morning with a minority report, offered his life on many tields of
Were not my association witli this battle lor his couutry: a man who
case such its to make my doty id- is too brave and noble to lie. Cow
peratiye. 1 would uot rise in my ards lie. 1 hope the Republicans
place in the presence of thisuitel- will rise above their party preju
hgrnt a-.-eml'ly and hefore the gaze dice into the pure atmosphere of a
ot : he crowded lobbies and pallet les, free ballot, a fair count and legal
to review the Ue-'!on so amply returns. 1 would remind that side
d.seus.-ed in the leport w Inch I have of the House, it they reject the
just submitted, as to whether .Sir. minority reKirt, they do it in the
Hu-sev. the contestant, or Mr. face of a precedent lro:n the lngh
1. u;e. the oonte-teo. is en!. tied to a est tribunal that ever -a! oil a con--eat
upon tin- door. tested election case in t!.:s country.
. .th a degree ut e :n barr.is.s-
at 1 approach the subject,
ecau-e I te 1 that 1 shad be
uiaole to fully sti-t .v n t he merits of
he causr I reiTe-i-u. a n d secondly ,
: io- :--': ::i olve- r f the most
.,,,:,', r g i, - of ci ' : .-eiiNh : p aright
fi.it s, ;.; i oKefuHv guarded;
hence r bring our d.tTerences to
y on and a.-k an unbiased decision,
Mr. Speaker, t he case of t he con
,s b i-ed 11 ;
e in v as.-1 : g
1. e, T l eel
Ised ' Coll
ii the grounds
'.ird ol ( 'raven
i. a townships
: their votes on
! r : v o . :
" .e- f- r
. f defeating the
yy ho yv.is the
- 1 1 lie Conner's
l::.i-r. the sixth
ii Maid ot New
I - : : e
:. it a
ago this :
d; 1 tte oi
" y w et e re ected .
s' I'yvo years
-'; yv as a can
: tor a seat m
was voted for at
: . . iii'il in 1 --('. he
. ' i , d at e for the same
ne' - w ere deposited
v w r h t he t lckets
o every think
t- r 1 1 ; o
1 r "
' h.C In'
-.' 1 I ,V g ''
. i : y e ; r
t t-y ei y
. . lut-y
i lie. st loll
e n ere
- s -1 1 iii a k
.V h ward
1 he la '.y
re no : or
ward shall bo selected to carry up
the return1 to t h county h"a:d. hut
the registrar ut' these reomets
were appointed to deliver there
turns in violation of plain !a: and
it' law mean any thine-. I claim t hat
: the board o' canvassers did right
in refusing to receive the returns at
the hands ot any paitas not
authorized to 1'resent them. Mi.
Speaker, these are no' tr:ial tech
niealitie: the supreme court has
decided a case similar to this in . 1
N. (.'-, Terry vs. Whitakcr. groiving
ont of the prohibition election in
Kaleigh. The act 1'rovided that
the inspector.- with a justice ot the
peace should com pare the vote: the
justice alone did it and then- was
no evidence that the vote 1; id been
tampered with, neither was it
alleged, et the curt held that the
election was not legal and t hei eh re
void. We come last to .1 am es ( 1 1. .
the ret urns of w h ich were niected
on the ground ot intimidation. It
is in evidence that threats ol viol
en re were made t y colored men
against any of their race who would
vote the coalition ticket. They
sud that they could not live in
.1 arnos t ;ty and vote the 1 'emoci at :c
ticket. Mr. Meadow s Mayor ol
New Heme, and Mr. Matthew.
t entitled that from tilty to a hundred
negro women crowded about the
pulls and declared that H anyone
should vote that ticket they ought
to be killed and thrown into the
river, that, thev should not live in
the pl.M-e any
oil the other
onger. (icnt it-men
;ii!e mtiii :o think
lightly ot the luthienee ot woman.
I would remind them that it is a
historical fact that the world has
long since acknowledged thai men
who have faced death on many bat
tlefields and contended w i; h yvhales
and icebergs have bowed to wnninn
to do her bidding, though she In? so
delicate as to faint at the sight of
a mouse. Perhaps the gentleman
from Madison is an ex parte and
has always been under the pleasant
smiles of woman with no occasion
to stir up their indignity. The poet
"' Karth h& n- demon 1 ike 1 ve to hatred
Nor hadei a fury like a woman t corned. "
It is as proverbial in that vicinity
as it is that Washington hacked
the apple tree, that a crowd of
theae political negro women ran
Judge Clark into the river up to
his nrtrk liir a; 1 e n: i ! : n lt lo make a
i)emocratic S,H .t.rll , J.uneS City.
Nor is this all. It wa piovcii that
the demagogues wti,t into the
churctiee, wheie :ue people had as
sembled to leal n ol the I'le-- ngs of
Heaven, and lent ii.solii' and
slim v ci real a i .-. i 1 a . m n g 1 1. i ' ' i.eir
children woul 1 ' put into airy
it they voted lo: M : I. wo i ' ..;:.k
the time has co::o a hell the -f ot
such political 1 1 : i i . . a. . -..-.-uld i'e
prohibited. I: is .. : i :..u to cur
free ln.-titutii ns and lar worse th.iii
physical mtiii.id.r.ioii. The igno
rant implicitly i elie.- on his superior
for information, and if mi.-gualed
and leJ to false eonc!u.-ioii. the
freedom of the ballot is de.-tioyed
and the principle ot sell.govei n
ment becomes a lat.e. Mr. Speak
er, it seems to uie they h.iye been
hard pressed for sustaining cm
denee when (Jen. Kausom te.-titied
I reler to the electoral cuimi-sion
of ISTd. After all t he return- h.-d
been investigated Iphii ". lie various
State and I he argu n. e :c .- made,
they decided that they could not go
behind t tie returning boards on any
quest ion. It is not alleged that
the canv.ts-ing b".'.id of i 'raven,
tran-cended their power in "id:
cially determining tin- I'g'l and
illegal votes oi th"-- ; t o :o ; -
They are men of respect ab.l: : y . and
I hope this House yv 11 -us: a; u them
in the discharge of a duty imposed
bv law. 1 do think a legt.-laMire
should not disregard
makes for the gt
others, l'roin this
l.ane holds I. :.- seat,
on 1 lleet i"iis hold-1 1.
fac: e I'igh t u n ! : 1 fr.f.
a .aw tl: i
and M l : .
.: : i : . - a : r :
u . a
is shown. Neither I
and I a-k :: ' "
e ill 1 iglit I..r Dili Ki-lits
A S.'iir reporter yvas tal nr
day with Mes.-ts. t 'r.v.n .ui.i :
ton . mem bers el the 1 ! u;-e I on
Affairs ( '"in m : 1 1 e. rotu-ei litiig
I ro bable act ion w : ; h i el a: l :! : "
tisheries dispute with t'ot:.
man upon this They both agreed that ( .'in
it is a daugrr- House resolution or tin: 1
;:- precedent to Senate, vihich goes n,o ,pi;v
s aid tiagraiU ni retaliation, will be ad.
e 1 1 oil tiie ballot M r . ra. n - r.d no w a- !-iy
r i lonieinnation decisive .n t ion :n n: .:.:
1 . step tnere' though: we ought ;. ! pn
ior war. "It yy e a : : n a: : .
' - i '.I. at pel, i eertamly am .1 ;:. n
i.i ,i tvets in not : be buncombe, it incii.-
ye.;, they eon- we wiil light for our : . g!i ' s. .:
e- . ' auva.-aing ,-ssary. 1 think we should i
. determining pared t" ;'i.:. 1 .!:" is w ;
-'1 y in the means. W e inu.-t :..iy e - -nte
I i yy . threw .p-ieuse.-.'
. d Me , ; ! yutes Mr. Singlet.-:. -.....'. to.
'x o'O's :.. the ,.;!.,. 1 fs ' t . o 1 . . at. 1 '
I e 1
w .i y . We i..
we have sto
e( w- hen yv e h a v
lotuiil t hat
: h an yy as
ii an gt-r el
If they do
Kn gland v
t .. oi -! ..
1 . o
Spelling He fo nil .
There is a bill before (
Inch contemplates t he aj
u trie icnt
t ion by t hat
-inn ot moi:
testing tor a
v to nav
t he cost of
merits of a
new system ol spelliag devised by
a ( 'hicago gent leiii an. and the press
of t ht' country is appealed to for
sniiport ol ; he measure.
The circular through which this
appeal is made is devoted much
more hugely to eulogy than to
details of the lefol .;.: but the argu
ments by which the need for Mine
reform is enforced are very cogent.
In the main they are these: The
present system of spelling Knglish
is artificial and unnatural because
it is not the met hod which children
follow or yvoiild follow if left to
themselves, i'nder it each and
every word has to he learned, mas
tered and remembered alone by
itsell: and two y ear- at 'east ol the
average pupii's tune is yva.-tedin
learning to -pell In a .-cientilic
method, it i-( '.aimed, yvords would
be learned, mastered and remem
bered by elas.-es and a great deal
'"valuable tune saved.
In the child system, or .-w m
"t Nature," the deviser of the '
lorin -ay .-, ; he sound of an 'i . 1
is t he name of t hat vowel. To ' -there
is, and can be. no except, n.
In the child system of Nature, the
sound of any consonant, followed
by e as me. is the name ot that con
sonant. There ate just as many
letter.- in a word as t here are sounds
ui that wnid.no more and no less.
I'ntauk'ht children never use any
silent h-t t ei s. ii or any double let ters.
nor any -upei liuoiis letters: but just
the le'.ieis needed, and in their
proper onler. And this child sys
tem, or method of Nature, prevails
among all young children, in all
nations, .-peaking all languages, as
many hundreds of practical experiment.-
have abundantly proven.
Cut il children have been otherwise
taught, or rather mistaught, they
never u.-e any other method except
their own." The proposition is, in
sub.-tance. to change the spelling
of all yvords so far as necessary to
conform to these principles: and the
Chicago reformer speaks very en
thusiastically of the results attained
is experimental schools. Children
IL and 11 years old, as well as
adults learned to spell the words of
the llnglish language in five or six
evenings, the lesson or session of
the school lasting about two hours.
The writ mg required a longer time
a hi in t one or two hours iv dav for
thirty or forty davs. Younger
children, m these test and trial
schools, have iearned to spell the
words of the language twenty or
thii'y tunes faster than they could
h-aiti them in the, old way: still
youi ger children have learned to
spell tort or fifty times faster than
they could by the old methods: and
still younger children the young
est of all between the ages of o
and 'I too young to be admitted
into the common schools, have
learned to spell fifty or sixty times
taster than they have been able
at that age to learn the old way.
These little ones can jpell all the
-mall words words of one syllable
and write them and read them
when wiuten. by the time they are
ii years old. They have also learned
to s:h-:I .,1; the small words words
of one syllable in the Knglish
language, without the use of any
book of any kind, but from the
charts and blackboards alone.
Letters upon yvooden blocks were
used as aids, and boxes filled yvith
sand, tor the little children to write
in. at first: but they have learned
to spell, and a!-o to write, ami also
to read yvnting without having any
books, of any kind, in the school
There i- much to be said in favor
ol such a change; and the propo
sition to test the new sy.-tem thor
oughly meets with a good deal of
encouragement tiom teachers and
others. l'.ut the argument is no
wholly onesided. Awk;ir,l and
mm. I'm a! as oiu spelling sys'ein
oi lack of sy :,.in l- there are some
rea.-ons why yv e should hesitate
long bctore making a whole. -ale
change in it. The spelling which
we lind u n n at ura 1 becaii.-e it does
no- h.u inon. e in ere word withhe
-i.'.il.d as yy e have learned it in
w o;ol s ; :n : i ,ti , y s p e i i e i is
nthe is e.y t " a y i-i y m : or
-;i i et ; he w oi il. ina
ne! O'.-in Would Ull'jUe-t loll
le ;;- t" save a gre.it deal
,n t he acquis;! loll of thu
1 n; y s- t-i y " of spelling t here
loom ouestioii whether
I . 11! e .11 i lie
: : . 1 1 1 . 1 i ; ; s (
v'lllf I Ol .HI 1.
is yy o I : 1 1 yy h i
' . : . J g. es
"a : h i I I ,i n .
to save the tune at
; be i :; sight w h ich
to the origin and
1 h t
ed b thee;
1 r . g :
hilt: : here
-y stem :- n
branch el .it
su riu oui. : : io
c'u lis ; he at i
o change :!..
so a- ; O !' 'II
.-pel 1 . II g of i
i " 1 1 r a- yy . ilia
es yy : . In u
led sy :, !
1 1 1 : i -i
."-; e t.. the J t'RNAl..
K u.Ki'.ii. February 'J, l7,
Ii. the Senate the principal bills in
tr.' iu 1 wt re to amend section 1'jGT of
the i 'ode relative to freights: to incor
porate S, uthp' rt Terminal Company : to
redu e fe.s en impounded ttock. The
hill to reli-ye the sherilT of Bertie of
liability for rt" left by failure of
the Kx.Mi.usk" N -inl Bank of Norfolk,
winch f.iihd to plir. vesterday. was re-ccn.-idered
and iigain failed to paes.
The bill to submit to the people
amendment to the i Vnf titution to ex
empt new :nJu-lries from taxation for
live years, was deb. He 1 and failed to
pas a y . s 1 " . .'Hie-
Senate ,1. felted 1 nl t
iave l.'eeii refused
ioio-rs to a pt-ai to
county i omniii-sii
Su per ior ( 'ou rt .
In the H"ii.e
made on "! 1 1 1 P c
statistii-s u i t ti tin
pensi s if same bt
iV.iraUie I e peat w as
e.ite bureau of labor
amer.dn.i nt that ex
paid ut of agricul-
tural depart-nent fund.
Principal bills introduced yvere. To
alolish county boards of education: to
line driinuiu-r- - J" f i -r fa i lu re to exhibit
li'ei.s.' ...f. r.- n akii.j !.. to give
pl'.ysi lans ! ePel':'. of In r; law-.
II- U-e lo. k l.
c rn mis-: ::er-.
I nl to create railway
I 'elate was h ng and
lively. A in-, n.i m.. nt was t iTered to re
duce salarie- of e-m m ir-s i'jners to -irCOO1-1
Sppt-c i.t s in su p; r i . f
tv Overman. Kwart
biil wern made
. r. by Wiliiam
1 liter rnoved
!1 o p -,t
ge : pro-
1 ruar y :'. 1"".
I' int. rest ir.tro-
s to incorporate Statesvilie
3r:i Hail way Company. Ail
v:i- cc-n-unu- i in debate on
till to cre.r.e In: re
It was tinai'.y . by
15. refem 1 to o
au 'f labor stit i-t ics.
ft! let party vote. Jo to
in i : i i : t e e on : g r i c u 1 -
Follow, ing wi re pr.noipal bills intro
duced in House: To establijh county
of King: to establish county of Rich
lands: to establish North Carolina col
lege of agriculture and mechanic arts:
to allow South Atlantic and Northwest
ern Railway 500 convicts at SliS each
per year: to incorporate Salem-Winston
and Dan River Railway Company.
House took up on second reading bill
to create railway commission. After
scattering debate, hwart called previous
question. House voted down. 3S to 69.
Pritchard's amendment to leave selec-
tion of commission to people and then
voted on bill: vote was announced 00
yeas to a") now. AmiJ much excite
ment House next took up on third read
ing; bill to repeal county povernment.
Yeae and nays vote was quickly taken,
previous pierti. n having been demand
ed : result was a tie. '' to .j": Speaker
Webster voted Hcain.-t bill so it was de
feated. Such cheering as greeted his
vote was never h--ard I efore in Capitol.
Republicans yy ere violently incensed.
York said he was told by- outsiders
that an error had been made in count
of vote cu county g nvernme-nt bill. The
vote was read uver and it was discov
ered that there was an error and that
the right Count w as ."ii; tu "'t3 Speaker
Webster had bad his name called as
vote was taken.
nounced he vm
i. i kiuuaiii vs nee: me
As -non as tie was an
as Speaker and broke
York appt uli il to the House
the Speaker's right to this vote.
House su-tair;ed the Speaker.
Tbe a If air create
unprece .1 ented stir
here, lie re are vary i
views as to
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mal school at .loldeboro: to regulate the
sale of 6eed cotton; to establish No. 1
township, Bladen county; to change the
time of holding March term'-.f of Pen
der Superior Court.
The special order, the bill to a'.L w
the State Board of FMucation to con
struct roads and canals in eastern coun
ties, yeas made the special order f r
The bill to repeal county govennent
was. on motion of Mr. Pmnix. its
de the spec
rder for next
Mr. Pearson lodged a motion to rc
' onsider the vote by which the railway
commi-sion bill passed yesterday.
The folio wing bil Is passed their linal
reading; T " incorp rate the N. ('. Steel
and Tron Co. : to allow the Carolina Cen
tral Railroad Co. to exchange its stock
for bonds: to extend the time for tiie
completion of the Roanoke Railroad.
The House took up the bill to enhance
the State's interest in the Atlantic and
North Carolina Railroad by allowing
the construction of branch lines. Tnere
was some debate. Mr. Leazar said th
bill laid, down a valuable public policy
and a new one. Finally it was majo
the special order for next Tuesday.
The death of Associate Justice Thomas
S. Ashe was announced bv Mr. Parsons.
who eulogized him highly. The House
at KS'Jp. m. adjourned as a mark of
respect io ins memory.
Explosion on a Steamer.
Nev- York. Jan. 31. At live o'clock
this afternoon the steamship Guyan
dotte. of the Old Dominion Line, sailed
from her pier at the foot of Beach street,
in this city, for Norfolk. Virginia. As
the last beil was ringing previous to the
departure of the vessel. Robert Sinclair,
the mess boy, noticed a young man
about 25 years of age coming hurriedly
from the closet-room. The boy's atten
tion was fixed, and he noted that the
stranger had a brown mustache and
whiskers, and that he wore a Derby
hat, light brown overcoat and dark
trousers. These observations yvere
made while the stranger hurried a.-hore
and disappeared among a knot of per
sons at the foot of the gang-plank.
The steamer. Capt. D. Kelly in com
mand, proceeded on her voyage. When
off Long Branch an explosion occurred
in the after part of the saloon, by
which a man named Kelly and Jas.
Justice were slightly injured. The
explosion is believed to have been from
dynamite packed in a satchel that had
been left in the closet-room.
Sinclair told the captain cf the
stranger who had hurried ashore as the
last bell was ringing before the steamer
sailed, and he is regarded as having
placed the satchel on board containing
the explosive. The steamer at once put
about and arrived at her dock at 10X0
The Guyandotte left her pier
at : j p .
m. wttn a mixed carco. tnorougnly
loaded. She carried five saloon and
i fifteen steerage pasengers. with a crew
of forty-two persons. The vessel was
er! Lcng Branch at 5:40 p. m. when the
explosion occurred in the starboard
quarter aft. At the moment the cap
tain was in the pilothouse. The ex
plosion was heard in every part of the
vessel, and the detonation caused much
excitement among crew and passen
gers. Capt. Kelly at once signaled to
the engine room to stop, and an investi
gation was at once begun. It was dis
covered that a hole about lo feet square
had been caused by the explosion
through tbe main and hurricane decks,
and much damage had been done in the
saloon and to the outside joiner work
on the main deck.
The cabin was filled with splinter? of
timber, a piece of which struck a pas-
senger named D. A. Kelly, who yvas
reading in the saloon about 00 feet from
' fhe cofetf whee the, "SL-V' bC'
litiyoH m hava hetn n ncpn. Ke y- was
severely bruised upon one knee. James
Justine was a waiter upon the shin, and
rrnc alcn nlriirl- hy nieces of flyioir
wood and was slightly injured.
Italian Troops Sustain
a Severe- De
KuliK, Feb. 1. Premier Lirpreil-
formed the Italian Chamber of Deputies
today that there had recently been
severe tikthtinij in that part il the Sou-
dan whose occupation was being e.t
tempted by Italy in understanding yviin
tnglana- He paid thic- lighting had
resulted in almost complete) disaster to
the Italian forces engaged in conjunc
tion with the Abyssiuian troops in tie
work of attempting to release Ka--aia.
which has been beseiged by lm-tile
Arabs eyer since the beginning ; the
Soudan war by the late LI -Mahal. ' i .
mg into details, the premier said'li -.t
Kasalula. the general commauii n.g the
Abyssinian troops, accouipinicd l.y a
smail number ot Italian t-oldier-. ,.t
tacked l-aati on January last. A
hotly fought battl- en-ued. It ia-'o-.i
three hours, and the army of iti-.iiula
was repulsed. The Itahm lo-s w;i
trillinc. and that of the Abyssimar.s yy as
unknown. Next day three cotnp.iiin-
..if Italian troops left Monk-all t" carry
provisions to Saati. The Abvssinn-.iis
again made an attack, and a desperate
battle was waged. The Abys-imans
were defeated and the Italian troot
yvere simply annihilated, heat r.::.-y
wounded reached M.ssow-ah after ti-e
battle. This statement made a profound
sensation in the Chamber. I'r. rnn r
D'-pretis then added that the Italia;,
commander reacalied the troo'p- li"tii
tbe advance and contentrated them at
MjS.-e.yvah. The ra.i icals laugbe. i in-t.i-cally
at this. The government now
proposed a bill for an appropriation if
SI .i.'W.Ofi'.i with ivhi-li to .-end Itaiiii:
reinforcements t" Ma-siovah.
The Chamber a; oi.ee ap;. roved the
bill by an almost unanimous v.".11.
Some radicals having cheer u Sar.'as
tically in allu-ioii to tbe valor "I" the
Auvssir.ian troops, the yy hole hou--- r
and c!i- --r-d the g -vemt:u-:.t.
ra lira!? .-rie-i out. "We n.ti't r-, t .
The ma i'rity rej nr.- 1 with
"Never. ' "Cowards.' etc.
tonight is in a high .-tat- I tx
bordi.riu eu freLzy. ...v.r t
from the - a.i hill .
The iron -la Is i -rn.: :
to are pp ; ar:ng t " sal!
f r Mass
in Eu: :p
i . :. A ;
abating t y
the day :
ti-e c o r. ! i i . .
1 ;-h opt rat
1 the cl -
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e x t r :
r- i reven
el- se yy a- a
cited O il l
yy i a i 1 i n v
latest ill tat
b- en eito
1 N A :
ee i H:
Hie Walera of
We have receiyed a copy of Lieut.
Winsloyv 's survey of the waters of j
No: tii Carolina accompanied with maps i
siiow iu the ground suitable for oyster
culture, the natural beds and the arti- -
ii ."i d I '.-is. The report is exhaustive I
We have also a copy
nf a Kill introduced in the House by Mr.
Kii:-r. of inslor. which seems to be in
acc-.rd with some of the recommenda
tions made by Lieut. Winslow. This
bill proposes to divide the area of oyster
grounds South of Croatan sound and
North cf White Oak riyer into twenty
three sections to be placed under the
control of a board of commissioners of
Fhel! fish composed of three members of
the Board of Agrieolture, who shall
survey and make a map of each section
and designate the natural beds, etc., etc.
We have not examined the bill closely
but there is one feature which seems to
be objectionable, and that is selecting
the board of commissioners from the
Board cf Agriculture. It is altogether
a different business from that of agri-i
cuuure and should be put in the hands
1 yvi.o have some practical ,
ll -ler ullnre Hliil
Norlii 1 arolllln.
knowledge i. f the business. We know river, in the Pittsburg district.' ' 5
of no man better qualified for such a' Two attempts to wreck passenger
po.-ition than Mr. Geo. N. Ives. He has j trains on tbe Louisville, Eransrle and
given ike subjict much attention for St. Louis R. R., were made Tuesday
year, and has practical knowledge of Light by placing obstructions on th
the luiint-a. : track. The watchfulness of thi engl-
H-.-re are tbe recommendations made neers prevented accidents.
t5 the Genera! Assembly by Lieut. ; - - , i .
J J "Secretary Manning in ' -suggesting
i!D " ,. , , ,, , I several amendments to Mr Hewitt's
1st. a tiat the control or the shellfish i .... . . , . . . .
, s-, u mi,taj bill to improve the administration of
mil re.-ts ol tne State be committed to I r
somebody, which shall be large enough -he customs, says that if theblll, aa
to enable it to exercise the semi-judicial I now perfected, is adopted by Copgreafl,
functions which us duties will entail,
and yet sufficiently small to secure ex
ecutive inalit:cHtions and full respon
sibility. 2.1. I'bat. a- the entire area of the
waters of the State has not yet been sur
yevtu or examined, and as the areas
all the various natural I
oyster beds have not yet been deter
mined, the several sections defined in
the part of this report be accepted
and made iegal divisions of the area.
The sections have been laid off with a
view to their possible utilization in this
w ay. They begin and end at points es
tablished w ith all the accuracy of the
most accurate surveyors in the world
the c tiijers of the L. S. Coast Survey;
and their limits are therefore clearly
and sharply defined. In many the sur
veys have been completed, and by
adopting these or similar divisions, por
tions of the area may be opened to en
try from time to time as the natural
beds are located, and thus an immediate
revenue secured and a portion, if not
all the expenses attending the installa
tion of the work, be defrayed. The
-n-lll K-. DimiU frrt ln..mn CF A
town m blocks and permitting building
in each as fast as the grades are estab-1
lished and public ways defined.
HI. That the body controlling the'
shell fisheries, after suitable surveys
have been made and the positions of the
natural beds delined and laid down on
proper maps, shall determine upon the ,
areas and positions of the public groundB ,
of the State, in each section. j
-Uh. That the public grounds shall in-1
elude all natural beds and such adja-
cent area as maybe necessary to pro-
vide for such natural expansion as;
would occur yvithin a reasonable time.,
and that a definition be given to the
' tert" "natural bed' ;
o;h. That the body controlling the
fishery shall have full power and juris-1
diction over the public grounds, and i
shall prescribe such rules and regula-1
tions for the government of the same
as mav be necessary. .
C.ih, That upon the determination of j
the location and area of the public
grounds, in any section, the same shall
be published for the information of i
those yv hem it mav concern, and that :
opp. .rtumt v to
be heard be
yy ho is dissatisfied with the de
cisioti as announced : anu tnat an oojec
tions and protests shall receivs consid
eration, and be substantiated or refuted,
if necessary-, by additional surveys and
7th. That the body controlling the
ii-hery. nfter being fully satisfied as to
all th" facts in the case, shall come to a
tinal decision, which shall be bindiDg
upon all persons until reversed by due
courts to which ap-
L n a
e body controlling the
having determined the
areas of the public -1
have poyver to grant
1: isf- for the fishery and
-he!!-fi-h. on anv area not
unaaries of the public
yv i th : n
g : j.. i
the Legislature determine
am tixed price per acre to be
hat upon its payment the
.-.ii i for ground shall be entitled
s : r:.i:chi-e.
ii. ihii tie- body controlling the
o-hr-iy -hall furnish each owner
und with a survey, plot and de
lion i a his lot for th? actual cost of
ir,g ti.e same, and shall prescribe
place, character and number of;
-. buoys or monuments or ranges
h the .-wiit-r shall maintain, so
there shall be no interference with
eation i r the tishery of migratory
h. That all holders i f licenses un
:.. pn-st nt statute, w ho have com
i '.-. .ih tae-layv. shall obtain from
o i -,- e. r.irolling the fisheries fran-
s and h
;he 1 ! i
grounds, and that the
ns ot the same snail
issuing such fran
l,.ii. iiiat regular tax De levieu
a c. lo cted on all private grounds in '
.am - manner as upon other prop
v. U:h. That any private ground which '
i.oi improved within live years 6hall .
..it to the State.
:;:.. That f rms fer all applications.
as:giiii:ents and protests be
: -rra ii.ed upon by some competent
timrity a:;u be adopted for use.
:",:h. That regular books of record
i plats i f the grounds shall be kept
tne body controlling the fisheries
that all grants, transfers and as-
:;:r, :::s -hall be therein recorded.
1. 0. T.
a:.s a: . N. C. Jan. 17.
1 :.: :. J . '. k'a'..: Please insert the
..--; : y u r c hi mil's -A
:. . i::."..f th- 1. '. (j T. yeas
. -. ; : r 1 .-t Satui tay. W. (.'. T..
":: : 1 -.i.t. jr. si ling, and an
- : I'lio.-r- r suit-, d as . lioyvs:
.- i ii. i.. urt yeas elected W. C
- ' . ' ; iiat-. ih Y. V. T. : Mr.
: ,- : !;-. V . S-- ; Mr J. J.
., . ... 1 ".: Mr lit,-'. F.. Mn .re.
"O ' M -.h ie s. V. I ' : Mr.
i - " M ' 'apt Ihnrv Smith.
,; ' . J :. . in. . Igood. " O. 1 :
- - - . "! ;.!'. M : M i-S Nettie
v. -.- : r As-- s....... Mrs.
M .: ks. h il S. Miss Mary
rder i t
s e e m
e c .use.
! 1 ti.eir :iu t-t-.r.gs
y ' n- ugh m " tl i be rs
th -y yvere faithful
and a bountiful
l. and yce hope
lemon and have
: iloatmg m every
y in the ' lli.iij
V. : .. M.. "se -.
gin d tiie Mi xican
Three bcyB of East Saginaw, Mick.
were seriously injured by atbbogg&a.
on which they were coastiof v DMTtaff
the slide and striking a tre. -
Plenty of green hands aroflrlig f6f
work in New York in the Dlacea of tha
I hero is no great dUnonity IB
handling freight on most of the pien.
Wm. G. Lee, a well-known florist of
Alton, Pa., was instantly killed by
stroke of lightning while eating hi
dinner. His wife was also" severely
shocked, but recovered. -''tin
Seven members of the Chicago Board
of Trade were suspended' for fieriod
ranging from twenty to ninatydrfys, tat
dealing in "puts and cal la," contrary to
the orders of the board.
The Missouri Supreme Covt ha
granted a stay of execution until April
I, to H. M. Brooks, alias "Vf. H. Max
well and tbe Chinese high-binders,
pending an appeal for a new trial.
What promises to be a bitter fight
commenced yesterday morning; in th
prelude to the strike ot the ierep WOO
sand miners along the Monongahela
the welfare of the ciistrima rBvenim will
be greatly promoted.
Three men at Hyde Park, Mass., in
trying to escape one railway train
jumped to another track and wera
killed by an express train going, in the
opposite direction. The necks' of all
three were broken and their limbs hor
The death of Larry O'Brien, the well
known New York sporting" tnan and
ward politician, is reported from Nas
sau, N. P., where he had gone Jor the
benefit of his health. He had never re
covered fiom the effects of the wound
he received in 1885 in an altercation
with gambler Truman. i
On Tuesday night a dastardly attempt
was made to assassinate Judge Jas. W.
Fitzgerald, of the Cincinnati Police
Court, by a disguised man who rang
his door-bell, and fired at him with a
"volver when he appeared. He was
uninjured, the ball passing through hie
. . ,
The aiscovery was made last week OH
an island in the St. Lawrence' river,
near Rockport, of the charred remains
of three human being8 who had been
. ,T. r
burnt in their dwelling. They were
supposed to be Mrs. Elliott and her son
and daughter. The affair is shrouded
' - -i
The action of the United States Senate,
vrith a view to a retaliatory policy in
dealing with the fisheries dispute, has
, ' . .
aroused public agitation in Ottawa, but
the Cabinet Ministers are not. dissuaded
from continuing the course already
Max Katz, a dry goods merchant, of
Atlanta, Ga., has been compelled in.
ourt tQ a fuU , to two
KJ v uujj-v a
Jus " c"' " "u
during the dull season. The girls
claimed that they had a yearly contract.
The Knights of Labor who pushed the
case, are jubilant.
This powder never variea. A marvel of
parity , strength, and wholesomene, More
eoonomlcal than the ordinary kinds, and aan-
nnt hA snlH In ftOmnAtition With tfaS BSDltltlUie
of low test, unort weight, alum or paoaphat
povders. sola oniy in can, rwi u BA-mmm
Powdib Co.. lo wall-t...f. Y. noTlS-lrdW
For sale :n Newbern by Alex. Miller.
Our store is filled with
Provisions, Groceries, Caaned
Goods, Dry Goods, Crockery,
Etc. We keep a full line of tbe
Celebrated Prison Boots and
C. S. Parsons & Sons Boots
Every pair warranted to give satis
faction. Country merchants and the people
generally are requested to call and ex
amine our large stock before purchas
ing. "We will give you low figures.
AVe job Lorillard Snuff.
ROBERTS & BRO.,
Svuth Front .it.. Xew Berne, JV. C
H. O. K. LODGE.
Helow Express Office.