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I T DEPENDENT IN ALL THING S.
c ii ur tsu.
n i ; w ,ki;nk, ci:avi;x county, x. c, march i'i,
9 1 ,,.e -
Kinston, W. C,
ABE BEADY WITH A LABGE STOCK OF
Which they propose to sell
For Cash or on Time,
1887 SPRING. 1887
To our Customers ffi Public.
patronage. In doing
'natwe have said
' !7hlfchdoes not grow
- .MnV and Who Wish tO Spend their money the matter. People who nave sav
..v UUUA, r ' ings will soon have a place for their
' to tha best advantage. Our stock will be as safe deposit w.th interest, it u
- . '-W UlO Jiwii cA4rt. suspected that there are thousands,
.i . ri ...1 tvott it not hundreds of thousands of
r'f'lanre as ever this Spring, in a general way. dolUrg withtrawn from cireQlation
and in some special lines we will more than
double what has hitherto been a full assort -
' ment If you deal with us,
von satisfaction. Our
DOLLARS' WOLRTH will bear us out in mis.
Don't fail to look for our advertisement in
you, asking for your
so we simpiy repeat
so often before, but
stale with those who
we guarantee, ot oQ the sft- 11 is a fact
'that when Chief Fowler arrests a
Past Record for a BIG
. ' c.i"i; fire still the tale i
f br ic.ur. ".
ni: lied I.
ea: i en- ' p.i..-n .
tresses rhown hko bur-
rr. it n
Roman li'iom smeto
them hin and thigh,
piirter Kve. the foe rausl yield
or J le
Tiirouh M .na'j sncre l
hearvi the mil
1 mur.ier--l Union nr.
She saw her bruiJ .ries:-
llruw dim. She ti.--
dedpit her teiir,
TY.ru?t down her jii"
-r.eaw her rrral.s.ii f.
1 'f birti f .re:. i i.. r u
Trie hatcie-n-' 1.- i ! n
And mistl. to-'.
Throughout her green w
Boad icea '
llur heritje conBumisl t
in .lout:. i;row
Lt r 'i.ti
1 realm f;r
Her fair white arm. with eriniiion all
The Roman scourge bf trayed
Where Kut1in L'atu dealt the brutal
Nor felt afraid
While bristling i nrj and i..r-. w ;th
ceM o( mail, were seen
A of ulitieriiik,' ste..l thr..' nr -he
1 .'-he n- her J .iu h terii in ad e the want, 'h
1 f Neru'ii s.)idierv.
While i'viihh' blcx-i j.ur.l fr 1:1 the
Then raed her woman heart! Ihro'
fore, moor, and fen
Her Teetal torches tlamod. nor paled
Willi . rJ of tierce coruniand, her
Are foremost in the fray!
Her yellow hair, unbound, agio ry 8 teai
Krom Pbubu ray'
She trusts the god-like mgn, till van
And then, the poton-cup she drain
Arrona tho tide of ye.irs 1 view the t
My Anglo Saxon blood ;
Claiaia kinship with tlie f.iir hairvd.
Who thus withstood
The ribald Roman horde. I not bfr t
dvi with pride. j
Who for her people's1 wrongs so brave- i
J. Stairs Jiin'kA. '
tileiaf d;froro Oar ExcliJiiif ef.
Fayetteville Xnra: One of the
Evening Ntvs reporters interviewed
today a woman from the upper
edge of Cumberland county, who!
said that a neighbor of her's in
Harnett county, by Uie name of
Margaret McNeill (col'd), gave
birth about three weeks ago to
four living children. The children
lived two weeks.
Twin City Daily: Mr. George
Vogler, who arrived on the noon
train, today states that some one
tried to flre tho Kernersville depot
last night about eleven o'clock.
The fire was discovered and put out
before any serious damage waa
done. They have got the would-be
Raleigh Biblical Recorder: Gov
ernor Scales has received a mag
nificent marble bust of the late
Gov. Ellis, who was the executive
of North Carolina in l?o&-'61. It
waa presented by the wife and
daughters of the Governor. It has
been placed among the portrait of
the Governors ot "o.th Carolina in
the executive department, and will
be transferred to the State Library
on completion of the new
Greensboro Xetn: The sugges
tion of the Xacs few weeks ago
seems to have hit the mark. A
movement ia on toot to organize a
savings bank here at an early date.
We learn that some of our most
nnKl.o ari rittzA nitiwanm ara ViAOiliyiCT
1 V, f.- V-,W Af a. oaf a
aUU UUdlUCU 1U1 lOlA VI
metbod of in vestment.
1 piead to note that Mr. 'h. a. i.
I thani is so far recovered as to be
sigus the pledge immediately after
i he is turned loose. Mr. Arthur
Mayo and Miss Louisa Gaskill were
united in the bonds of matrimony
on Wednesday morning last, and
the happy couple immediately took
the tram for a bridal tour. The
1 'regret e i tends on gra t ula t ions.
W ilson A i -i: : Mr. Fatmau.
. no of the g: ltd- -f the prisoners
that are being wnkod by the
county, shot one of tho prisoners
last Tuesday. The hands were
cutting cord wood near Toisnot
swamp on Tuesday morning when
Hugh Jones col. made a break for
l.'orty. Mr. Fatman tired upon
him twice while he was running,
the second shot taking effect . The
ground and bashes where the negro
scrambled off were bloodv and the
escaping prisoner w ,ws t racked some
distance by his trail of blood. He
has not .vs yet been captured. It
is feared that he has crawled off in
the swamp and died there.
Raleigh Vctr iiH.i rtr.
Among the rubbish arouud the old
'brick -Tiegister" budding, which
was put up Dearly one hundred
ears ago. and which wa.s being
torn down ye.sterday, wa.s found a
portion of a pamphlet with the !'!
.owing on the title page, -'For the
u-f of the militia of North Carolina
An abstract of a system ot mili
tary discipline, framed by The
Hon. I'.aron St.-ubt-n. Major Gen
eral Dd Lnicior General ot the
Tinted States Raleigh Printed
i. ,1. (i.wes, p: inter to the State.
.1.7 i; .-th ( it h . "i '
rve 'mil a u d I ' in ::, '. -- on.
' :i ' e r ' ..' e S irvi'v in
in 1 Vctii ('arc ,ii.i met
a i i o ; ,i a :
( i roe:. .
l s u r V e
make . niaii
I :v and .id-
to ii:. ct .i
; h i : .i i :
I'll ' I 1 ' ! ' I ' ' U I ' 1
,: i- iii ! ' .' .i 'li-h
.i N.i urn 1 1 1 1 mk
A on: lem.in i:i K cii !i "i'- r -1
to put 2",0'n into t hf c unt .il -took
npon conilitioii th tt :i0 ! ii i:n f i-
sub.scribfil !'V i';tizi-:i- oi in town.
C. H . Kobin
t;m Sournl :
tow It 1 1 . 1 8
: luT c.ise
t hi' ( 'ro;i
man n.tmoil !i . h.i
woiin wh wri-j c:i.r.it'l
Spnu,: bii-i in---. i;i tin- '
the ,-unimi-r nion:!;-.
; f.0111 Mi
ni t he l'p.l
i.vll . 1 11 1 1 1 1
d oiit'tor tho
1 ! bo
.1 g ilo and
st.irtcil I'rntu l'.iilih'
Mr. Ille.ith to r.irrx ti
uow- 1 1 no of storun e r
tweon thi- pi. ico .1111:
:I1.1 w.i-i c.lillit III
thrown o'crbo.r.l. I
sible to rendor .insist iV'
were 0:11:. iiTi'i 1 vt-s' ci iI.in
wn tho v. mils aiol n-mnv
roniainsof jiorsons mterro.l on the
lot cornor of Fr.'iit and Walnut
streets near the former site of
Front street M. K. church.
Through a po-'al d.ited March 11,
Kev. Andrew ,1. Chamberpot" this
city, requests the aunouiicernent
that he will begin n Series ot illus
trated sermon i Sund.iy nilit on
tho Trodigiil Sm, chit tly in tho in
terest of young nic.). A corres
pondent at KxceNior. N, C.. writes
t ie Nfjr ;nnotmcing t lie do, it h ot
Mr. John ,Iohn Kuss. at his resi
dence, one mile from that place,
Saturday night, the .1th inst., at
the advanced age of ninety-seven
vears. He was a soldier in the
war of IMl', nnd for his service
therein had been in receipt ot a
pension from the government for
many ears. From early youth
Mr. liuss had been a consistent
member of the Papti-t Church, and
few men lived more generally re
speofed- He leaves an aged widow
and one daughter and a large cir
cle of friends to mourn their loss.
Charlotte Chruniclr: A rcTival
is now in progress at Church street
Methodist church in this city. The
services are conducted by the pas
tor, Kev. Z. I'ar s. who is assisted
by local ministers. A great de .1 of,
interest is being iuauit'o.-ted in the
meeting. Communion services
were held at the Second Presbyte
rian church, last Sunday, and the
rinht hand of fellowship was ex-
H'UlieU L I'MV 11 LI 11 l t 1 I . 1 . " . Ul .
new members. This rein e-ents the
... I 1,, 1 tr. .,!
total number of accessions to this
church since the arrival of P.ev.
YC TV-,,-. ..cm Imt,, l.T-rl-r, iinf
Jll. icoiruii. x m ..imo v..
the eotton platform
vesterdav. but '
before a genornl alarm wa- fmiii
a detachment of the IF-rno1 fire
men had attached a line of hose to
the Foarth street plug and extin
guished the blaze. The wind was
blowing almost a gale and the im
mense platform was packed with
cotton bales, and for a few moments
it looked liko a repetition of the
great fire ot 1S75 was not an Im
probability, but nowadays a tiro
has to got up early and travel fast
to get away with the Ch irlo".e li--'
Lenoir Topic: La-t Sa.ut 1 iy
Mr. William Dula. formerly a ro-i
dent of this county but now living
on Steele's creek, a tribu: try o;
Upier creek in Buike, lost a two
year-old child by drowning. Th.
child, in company with other etui
dren, was playing on the crock
bank and fell in. It- companions
were all too small to go in the
creek and rescue their companion,
so it was drowned At la-t
Lenoir is in connection by telo
cranh with the outside world. The
wire waiJ wretched np"ti the poles
and connected with the batteries in
the depot last Monday eveir.-ig,
and several messa'. - w . re sent t
newspapers at Ch-iilotte ai. l Ral
eigh informing them ol the fac
that Lenoir is now ready for bus
iness. The fish season has begun
on John's River and we hear o:
some gigging going on in that
locality. Our creeks about Lenoir
are not supposed to contain any
thing but small cats, suckers aud
eels, but last Friday Fd. Wilsou. a
Topic typo, caught two mullets.
one IS inches long aud weighing -pounds,
and the other 14. iuche
long weighing 1J, out of GreaM
crek, on his father's farm.
Met' han ica 1
Thelfollowing-'is a syuoi
bill which passed the L-i,'.-at
its last session, estabhMin
Agricultural and Mechanic i
Section 1. I';..
School be deiiom :
cated on the Ian
,! T;o. North
inl -hail be lo
dona'.od by li.
ear the city of
Sec. '. Tne leading object of thi.
college shall be, without excluding
other scientific and mechanical
studies, to teach the branches of
learning as arc reia.e.i t
ture and the mechanic art
to promote the l.bci.i': a:
cai education o! the
1 classes in the several pnr.
, :n order
1 p:a. :-rid'i-tr.al
professions of life.
Sec.;;. The management and con
trol of the -aid co, lege and all the
care and preservation of ah its
' property -hall bo vested in a bond
Ot trustees to be Composed ol the
, hoard of agriculture of North C ire-
lina, and five ot her ; -on - w :,. .
1 shall be arpoiute.t by the Go ernor.
, bv ant with the counsel ottne
' Senate, who shall have power ;..
appoint its president, l n s t r ;;c im-
ami as in
van ts :us
ai v an
1 .ro: ei
ilicers o: s, .
i ay apj
their salaries am
duties I Provided.
Of trustees Khali
each k; it .cai part .
StH.'. 4. 1 in- cor: iticat. - ot .nd
edness of tins State it f i:'.
issued lor the piuicipai .-t tne
: scrip land to the tru.-to.-s .d
1 n . vei s s ( d or : ii l '.in '.
I.- t ran s;er: i .a tin- '. oa .; i
.1 :. i.e. ot 1 s , i r a- .. ; ... 1 1 -
, a,- ,t edia.i appear tn it '.!.. A'I
tiiiai and M cc 1. ail . ca . ( . ... ,
I re, i' : v iii tr.'i'ivi' tin- , : . . r s , :
land sci.o land, and : si..t
I w d.
( arolina ( 'iiego
and Mori, -in ic Arts.
Sec. .1. l'n i' the directors of the
North CaioPua S'ate Penitent mry
shall be r ipiiu-d to tuini-h tree of
charge all bru k and stone requisite
for the neoo.-.-ary buildings of the
said college, and to furnish convict
labor for the preparation of the
grounds aud the foundations, the
erections of s..id buildings, aud
lor such ot In r purposes in connec
tion with the establishment of the
said college, as they may be able.
Sec. i'. That the board of agricul
ture H'na.l turn over the board of
trustees of the said college , s pro
vided in this act. to be applied to
the establishment, maintenance and
enlargement of the saul college, all
funds, land.-, material and other
property which have accumulated
in their hands for the establishment
of an Iudu.-tiial School, under
chapter 30s, laws of 188.1, and an
nually hereafter the whole residue
of their funds, from licenses ou fer
tilizers remaining over and not re
quired to conduct the regular work
of that department. The agricul
tural experiment and fertilizer con
trol station, already established
under the management of the
board of agriculture, shall be
neeted with t he said college am',
board of agriculture may turn ;
to the said trustees in whole or p
for the purposes of the said col.,
any buildings, lands, laborato: o-,
museums or other property which
may be in their posses -ion, as in
their judgment may be thought
Sec. 7. The ue of the three hun
dred acres; of land, more or less,
known as the Camp Maugum tract,
belonging to the State of North
Carolina, and situated one-half mile
we.-t of the State Fair grounds, is
hereby given to the said board ot
trustees for the benefit ot" said Col
lege of Agriculture and Mechanic
Arts, or the Experiment Station
Sec. S. Tho board of trustees shall
admit to the benefits of said col
lege, free of any charges for
tuition, upon proper evidence of
any good moral character and of
the inability oi their parent or
guardians to pay their tuition, a
certain number of youths, to be de
termined by them, not to be less
than one hundred ami twenty, aud
shall apportion the same to the
. ... J-
d'flerent eounties according to their
relative number of members in the!
House of Representatives of North
; Carolina. The said board are here-:
empowi-icu iu iuac iUC vr.-
sary regulations ior can iuy iuia
into eitect and ior uie aeimission oi
other students. !
Sec. 9. Every student in this Col-
lege of Agriculture and Mechanic
Arts, shall be required to take a '
course of manual training or labor,
together with the other courses of ;
study and exercise, of the board
shall direct. Progressive Farnu r.
It Was a Dream.
A Ni.W EN'JLASD 'l.T.Kw VMAN '.
D. 't'HI.K CONSCK H'SNKSS.
NuK i:i i "WN, .March loth. Sur
geon General L. W. Read, the
leading physician of Norristowu,
wa,- -irnmoned in a case yesterday
the p .: dlel of which he has never
eiicc; ..din all his wide range
of pi o . The story is a singu
lar one an '; ..il'ords abundant scope
for speejl a' ion.
S x weeks ago there came to
Norristowu a strange gentleman of
good address, who introduced him-'
sell to Pinkerton Kail and rented
that gent Ionian's store at No. 25
Kast Main street. The front por
tion the store he stocked with
notions and toys, aud did a modest
hut s ic v--fu! business. The nien
t ii o:!..pi.ty was not noticed until
yesterday morning. when the
stranger knocked at the door lead
!;u: irom the store to the dwelling
p.vr; of the buildiug. Mrs. Karl
answered, the knock, and was sur
prised to hear the man a-k, Whore
am 1 1" She tried to coii moo him
of his whereabouts, but failing to
do so Ir. Read was .summoned, and
upon his arrival, the stranger, with
every appearance of a strictly
rational being, related the follow
lug story : "Doctor. 1 have just
awakened from a confn-ed dream.
I am informed that I am in Norris
towu. Penn., and that this is the
14th of -March. If this is truu. the
past two months have been an en
tire blank to uie. It seems to me
that but yesterday I left my home
in Coventry, Rhode Island'. Rut
that wa.s the morning of .January
is, I drove to Green's Station, on
t He New Kngland R.ulioad. left my
hor.-e and carriage ;n charge of a
friend, went to Provnler.ee. drew
i a i
a t o w -: : , I , i . ' '. , . s .
i c . d' :o i. ej i.e'.v.
No. l''I l'.load
t ho Narragansett
there to go to my
opposlt ind le
; i ' : l o
1 ; o ;
s.-.t the Adams
i her of 1 oreiiee
.on of a -ingle
e, 1 a in a in ; n
and have a wifi
No-v York S;
-t.-r count;.' an
r.-,i a c- can t . .
i-t e r
.' ot h.-r
Cl ; -
1 'I .
t 'A .
a a .
l r. t arli- le nnd the. Speakership.
It is rumored that a number oi
Democratic memoor ot the I'i It iet h
Congress have m-t :!'!. .Mr. Cai lisle
that they will -i.ppotf liirn for
, Speake; on con di; on only that he
! will engogo not to give -Mr. Pan
dall the chairmanship of any com
mit;, e. The .story lai Its confirma
tion, l.ii. it accords with what is
passing in the minds oi many
Democrats Tlu-y have no reason
to .-appose r' ' Mr. Kandail will in
the lutUio ::.o. h.ui in the p i-t
defer to the u i .. : of tin- majority
ot ihr parts in which lie cl un.s
membership, and it is bur natural
that they should wish to -co him
relegated to a po-i'iuii in which he
will be loss able to thwart the par
ty's poi-ev. '1 In- small faction he
led m the last C' digress, by its arro
gant and uncompromising course
detnorali.cd the House, and by de
feating tho cheii.-hi'd aims of the
Democracy to a certain extent
discredited :: before the country.
There is no good reason why the
larger pai t of the Democratic rep
resentation in the i.ext House
shotild not bo equ illy determined
to hifve its wnv. It certainly has a
better title to it.
see the nee. ssity of revenue reform
ire not of a temper to enforce their j
convictions, it need surprise no
one if there are some lew who have
the stomach to light. Should this1
prove to be the case, the Randall-'
ites iu the next House will be con-'
fronted by a resolute band of tariff ;
reformers, and there would be a.
division of the Democratic repre
sentation into throe groups the;
Randallite-, acting on revenue
questions vi ili Cue Republicans. 1
and forming what in France would
be called the right; the tariff re-1
formers, equally bent upon thej
assertion of their principles, consti-'
tuting the lef t, w hile the remainder, .
embracing tho more conservative,
timid or indifferent members ot the
party would constitute the centre, i
Such is the division which Mr. j
Randall, by hi5 reckless disregard I
of t'ne wishes of others, threatens!
to bring about. It is necessary, to!
escape this result, that submission i
to the will of the majority, as ascer- j
tained in caucus, be made the test j
of party membership. If the Ran-1
dallites are un willing to recognize!
the right of the majority to impose!
a tesf, there is no alternative, it
now begins to be thought, but for,
the majority to decline to attempt;
to organize the Fiftieth Congress.
If it cannot Ic organized with a
view to the carrying out ol Demo
cratic ideas, it is questioned
whether it is for the good of thej
pai i , looKiug iu us liiigei luici -1
ests, to be only nominally in control ;
of the IIou.se, the actual control j
being in the hands of the Republi-1
cans, assisted by a few protection-;
ist Democrats. Only defeat and;
disgrace, it is held, can atteud an
effort to legislate for the country in ;
a Democratic sense in the face of
such a coalition. Should Mr. Car-,
lisle gne the pledge said to have
been asked for by the more reso-
lute tariff reformer, it will then
become apparent whether Demo
cratic protectionists in the House
care more for their party or their i
principles. J'altiin-'-n Sua.
A Nkw Beau Story. The'
severe winter in Montana has fur-:
nished Western men with a fresh,
supply of bear stories, some tragic, :
some comic. A miner in the Rocky
mountains describes an encounter
with a titteen-huudred-pound griz
zly, which shows that discretion is.
sometimes the better part of valor.
He came upon the monster sudden
ly on turning a sharp corner at the
bottom ut a deep ravine.
-This giant looked at me in utter
astonishment. He was not more
than ten feet distant, and I had
not a sii.gio weapon of defence,
small pemoline in m cm
I looked at him a moment
and -aw n;:u w.-crtclly eying me.
Tiien I : n: n; d on my heel aud lied
lor my Inc. iiea r pausing or look
ing back until i was a quarter of a
mile from the place. Then, glanc
ing back. 1 saw bruin climbing like'
a monkey up the side of the moun
tain, and going about as fast as I
was, but iu the opposite direction."
That is about the kind of bear
tight, we imagine, w hich any body
would ;: - f r.
1 lie i.i auu'.-.
K i P. ' oi Jvi i.N.u.. Know ins that you
ft el a det j. iiueiebi in anything calcu
lated to improve the condition of the
farmer, and believing your readers
would he glad 10 learn that the farmers
are awakening to their own interest
eiiou -h t i nut f 'i;ii t. me bale c-iTort to
t,-to r t1.. ir c n.tii: -n. I have- de-u'ed
: t:ve y -. r --b t I: i c s
w li. 'I c .li ro :j-':oiv;':- 'li'.rtf :
cm '1 uesdnv. t:.e -ill of J.l.'.ch. 1 re
organized llop.'Wt;. .;ra;,c ".. 1-f
and installed the i ',1 . n:' :'.' - l r.-:
Ciru- pos. tie, Vorthv M.ur. J. F.
Mai i.-s. ( v.-rsf. r: K- n. K---- ue. I. ":u
rer. J-'hn C-!hn. S:cw.ar.l; J. V.'. Tay
! A-sistam i-'.e.var 1 . V." . i". M vks.
I'haj-l.iia; Curtis ILyi-. Tro.rur. r: A.
J. ,.!titi. ISc reiary: S. S. Waters.
. i .1.- K- .-i-.-r. I iil i, .1 fii-i'-.i.. r.aiic -v
I i..e iy i :V. as ;!..- ;.r.- !.- : - :;-.-rally
verv f n 1 -l having th-ir ra::i--
uf bfle .i m liic T-ajiers untii t'r.ey ar.
inarried, w hi.-h 1 uunk will not be 1
will! so tne .il. m, judo.n- iroi.'l what
1 s.iie 1 tiei e i:
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.at.: I i a g in --
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t: - :' a:
tlto IV. L'ixon. who wa se.ip
lo have been drowned several
, -o. has turned up inN'e.vJtr
i : is daughter here has pon? on to
.r supposed dead father.
! -e factory promises to be iu full
a m week. Capt. Jarman says he
s to convince even tho most cap
tiia. manufactured ice has the
'.. e.: over natural ice. Wo thall
i'cf Police J. C. Biss.Tit. ot V.'in
rrived in our town last n.2ht to
take Washington Thornton to Win?ton.
where he j- wanted to answer for an
assauli i -. Kj'oert Crawford. The as
sault v. as committed Feb. 21st. Thorn
ton v;..s nrrested here Sunday night on
a telegram from the chief of police
from Winston, Thornton denies all
connection with the matte r.
There id grounds for the complaint in
the management of the convicts on the
Pungo and Plymouth turnpike road." A
man i needed to take hold who has
push, energy and executive ability.
Will the directors give the matter due
consideration. We are satisfied the,
fault it. not with the Superintendent,
Mr. Rhem. He would be held crimi
nally responsible if lie forced the con
victs into water above their knees at
this season of tho year atrainst the ad
vice of the physician. J Ed. Journal.
Tha Czar Not Attacked
London". March 14. The report print
ed by the Standard that an unsuccess
ful attempt to assassinate the Czar of
Russia had been made is utterly dis
credited by M. de Staal, the Russian
ambaesador here, w ho saya he has re
ceived no telegram in relation to such
an attempt, and this he considers sufTi
cientevider.ee that the rtport is un
founded. A service in the Russian chapel today
in oemmemoration of the Czar's acces
sion to the throne crowded the place
with diplomats in full uniform, con
spicuous above all being the members
of the Russian embassy. After the ser
vice the members of the Russian em
t&sey were congratulated by all present
that the rumor of the attempt on the
life of the Czar was unfounded.
In the House of Commons this after
noon Sir James Fergusson. parliamen
tary secretary to the foreign office,
stated that the government had been
informed that some persons with ex- ;
plosives in their possession . had been
arrested in St. Petersburg yesterday on j
the route which tho Czar was to have i
taken to attend a service which was to ;
have been performed in commemora
tion of the late Czar, it being the anni- ,
versary of his dfath. Sir James Fer
gusson said he was glad to be able to
announce that no attack was made on
Dispatches from Frankfort, Berlin
and Vienna say that the bourses at those
places were weak today in consequence
of the rumors that an attempt had been
made to kill the Czar.
It hag transpired that the plot against
the Crar was widespread and serious,
and that numerous arrests have been
made in connection therewith.
Paris, March 14. The Russian and
Polish anarchists of Paris yesterday
held a so-called '"Execution of the
Czar,'' Violent speeches were made.
A Lest Child in the Denniead Case,
New Brunswick, N. J., March 14.
Thomas Henry Ayres, the heir of Wm.
Henry Ayres and Cornelia Goodfellow
Ayres, (afterwards Denmcad.) who was !
stolen from his mother by his father in j
1S44 when four years old, and had
never been seen since by his relatives,
has been found at Sunnydale, Sedgwick (
county, Kansas. He has been tele
graphed for, and will shortly arrive '
here to aid in unraveling the Denmead j
mystery. At the coroner's inquest to- j
day Mary Ann Brundage, the only i
sister of the dead woman Cornelia, told !
the 6tory of her marriage, of her hus- '
band's desertion of her, the stealing of !
her child, and the shame afterwards!
brought upon her by her sisteCs rela
tions with the Denmeads. She asserts i
that Cornelia and Samuel Denmead be-
gan to live together in 1857. although
no marriage ceremony had been per- j
formed. The Day family mentioned 1
in one of the papers is the '"Daly'' or
Dally"' family of Woodridge Tha ;
family is related to the Ayreses.
John F. Babcock. the veteran editor 1
and publisher of this city, says that in I
the early fifties Mrs. Ayres spent i
through him in advertising for her lost
child in Western and Southwestern
newspapers a great deal of mcuey. cf
which she always had plenty.
A Ser-ous Blew tj Assembly 19.
THE COoPEE STRIKE EI." DEL".
New York. March 17. The strike of
the coopers at S. Ellis Briggs a nd M. &
E. Connolly's cooperates endej this
morning. The men have nv.t with
complete defeat. The men have gone
to work after an agreement which in
effect is a serious blow tj Ditiict As
sembly 49, 'which ordered the strike,"
and practically kills the Cooper's Union,
which was atfiliaied with Knights of
Labor. The men agree to sever their
connection with the Knights of Labor,
or any other labor organization with
which they may he connected, and
hereafter only work for the intereft of
their employers, wives and families.
In the preamble to the agreement the
men say having recently been persuaded
to become connected with an organisa
tion known as the Knights of Labor,
and having been through that connec
tion intluenced, in fact ordered, te leave
our steady employment and strike for a
something, which in no manner dh- vctly
or indirectly interests us. the re; It of
which has caused suffering to ours, -Ives,
our wives and familes. We ple-Jgi
ourse-lves to leave sucii aa ass.-'ci.uion.
etc. The men do not go b.iek a: the old
rates, but at a reduction of pric-1 f r tie?
period of three niontr.--
Cap:. Lads' lie n-.aina.
J.u K; nvilli:. Fia.. llarch 11. 1m-!.-.
Iy of Capt. Lad- arriv-d here en the
City" of Montice-lio from Nassau today,
accompanied ty his wu'o and his duugh
u r. Mrs. llarzard. w ho v. , re with hitu
at Naseau. Ti-.ev -aorc here : y J.
1'. Hi.w. I. is -o-in-law.
Captain K.-i ri.:i'- red from u col i
-c-ntracte i wir.i.-r be fore ;.,c. hut care
ful nuroii'.--. it v, as though:, would
bring bini tlirough. March 1 he va-ut
vachtiDg with friends, ua his return
he c .mi lained severe ; ..ics m the
f reiis'. Medical a-lvu-e u a- -urtntvr.. d
and everytliiDg positae "vas n. !.e l
arrest ti...- a-c. but wiibGu: a:.o.
and at 1- -."do - 1 '' - :- -a :; - -'-.-.
-lii I .!.-.-. x: ire : . 1 i;o. i i . '. -
wa- ma ; o' '- '' ' ' ' '' -
-,v, rk in Y." i-hii.gton in t'.. "-' : - :
I... 'I'.-ii a i " ."!'. rr..-. ; - i-t '
N.l: -a '1 f I' r ,1 ;'.'l r,.::; r 1. II.
o.:-.-o. p.,.. o. ' . '. . .
Mrs. Eliz.il.el:. Sn.uh. - re.
Nottingham ten-hip. ic :a
ir,m this ; lace, i ret ive i a dr.
:h- g,.vernuie:.: f.-i---': :
p. ::. ai for her l.n o: 1 . !! :.-
Wtio died in lb ariny. ''
; r was put 1:1 h.'r .-. o
- ,. x cited "Ver 1 : lh..l - .-.'
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OCR COLOUEll SCHOOLS.
JcMfiNO Rex, Craven Co.. i!
March 11th, 1887. i
Ei'iroi; Jovunal: Please allow space
in tae joi'h:.-a.l to publish the school
exhibition of Sir. Jas. H. Moaeley,
which closed today with much honor to
teacher, pupils and community. A pub
lic examination was held, which
showed that ihe puj i!3 had been wigely
instructed in arithmetic, grammar,
geography, history, physiology, eto.
A I ter the examination the pupils were
formed, beautifully arranged, and en
Kacred in marching about a half hour.
Afier which a long table was set con
taining almost every variety of food !
that seemed delicious to the appetite. !
i-uetoricai exercise should becin. the I
building wis beautifully docjrated and ! John Sanderson, aoteittoas tough, '
at 0:30 p.m. the exercise began The j of Broden Bow, Neb., stabbed btoroanc v
parents and many friends who had met Kv.. a .1 7 . .
to witness the exercises were greatly I brother' Samuel, to the heart, Monday, V.
entertained by the intelligence of the i ina quarrel over a trivial matter. t
orations, declamations, dialogues and The first annual colored State fair -essays
delivered by the pupils. After- I . ... -a . , . w 1
ward tellinu speeches were delivered I eTer held ln Flondaopened at Jackaon-
by Mr. W.J. Rountree, Rev. FJ. Bell'villeon Tuesday, the J5th, of March. v -
We are happy to say that Mr. Mosely,
as a first-grade teacher and also a mem
ber of the Normal school of New Berne,
has greatly enlarged views of the many
students in the above studies. We be
lieve he is the right man ia the right
11: o Grande, Craven Co.. )
March 15, 1887. $
This school, w hich has. been ably in-
btructed by Mr. W. J. Rountree during
a period of three months and three ,
weeks closed today with a public ex-
amination and exhibtion. The attend-
ancb has been quite favorable during
tho Bession, which gave the teacher '
ample employment. During theexami- j
nauon many parents and friends, having1
assembled to witness the event, were i
creatl v astnnisihpd in sen tho nmirVihl. I
Vllol- " V,o,a n n A . 1 ill : I
u.uu. uuaiu i l a uiCUbdl lllUHUailUUD
being exercised bv the students. Tiiev
readily announced that the sk lnt 1
had made marked and commeri fable !
progress in their studies. '
air. Kountree 13 a member of thr New
Berna Normal School and a first grade
teacher of competency. He has faith
fully executed his duty as teacher, and
deserves considerable credit for his
After the examination, the students
were exercised in marching about a
half hour; after which a long and con
venient table was set, containing almost
every variety of food that seemed de
licious to the appetite.
At 6:43 p. m., the house being beau
tifully decorated, afforded an intense
congregation. The rhetorical exercises
then began with the salutatory, and
were continued by declamations. Ora
tions, essays, select reading, and dia
logues. In conclusion of the ejtercises,
short but appropriate addresses were
delivered by Messrs. Jas. H. IMosely,
N. C. Rountree, and Rev. H. Be.
This was the grandeit display of ex,
hibition ever witnessed at this place-!
and it showed that we are in sight of
the days when illiteracy will no longer
be a curso to our land. B.
Tha Latest Sailway Horror,
Boston, March 15. The awful catas
trophe on the Boston and Providence
railroad yesterday is still the topic of
conversation in the household, upon th
street and in places of business, and the
same remark is upon everybody 's lips,
"it fearful," "its terrible. "
The saddest scenes of all are those
which present themselves in and about
the residences, where lie the mutilated
remains of loved ones. Crepe is hang
ing from many door knobs in Dedham,
Roslindale and West Roxbury.
Today the people seem to realize the
horror connected with the catastrophe
more than they did yesterday. Then
all wa3 bustle and excitement. Today
their sympathy i3 unbounded, and the
horrid reality seems to make itself more
apparent to them.
The scenes this morning about the
wreck was animated, although the air
was raw and cold and a snow storm
prevailed, several hundred people put
in their appearance to take a look at
what remained of the wreck. At 7
o'clock there were certainly 500 people
at the scene, and the number steadily
increased to thousands up to noon.
Among the multitude were hundreds
of women. Hundreds of relic-hunters,
men, women and children, could be
seen carrying away pieces of the broken
cars. A large. squad of policemen is on
hand. A band of workmen are busy
removing the debris. It i9 probable
that the list will not be increased, for
all the injured at the hospitals were re
ported this morning as having passed a
comfortable night and are likely to re
cover. Even those considered most
seriously hurt are doing well, but still
all danger is not yet removed.
Half of Oxford Burned.
Tin: 1 1 h ? : heueved to have been in
cendiary. O::: r.o, N. C, March 15. A firs
broke cut at the Johnson warehouse at
1.30 o'clock this morning. There was a
high wind and the flames spread rapidly
ia a southward direction, jumping
across Commercial Avenue and burn
ing the houses on both sidestif the street
for some distance. Half of the business
part of the town was destroyed.
Twenty-three firms were burned out.
The loss is about 8100.000. In
surance scarcely one-half. The general
belief id that it is the work of incen-diiri-s.
Great excitement prevails.
The w hite people think they can lay
their hands on those responsible for the
conllagration and further trouble is
I-I- Cou.d Not Tell a Lia.
The most delicate and the most ex-
quisite liatcheung of the cherry tree
that we have ever seen is now to be re
'ooried. Yesterday morning a careless
ni.-.i.-.n drnnned a half-brick from the
second story of a building on which he j
was at wors. Leaning oer mc
and elanciL'C downward, he discovered
a respecmble citizen, with his silk hat
scrouched over his eyes and ears, rising
from a recumbent posture. The mason,
in tones of somo apjprc-hension, asked :
-bud that brick hit any one down
ih. re.-" The citizen replied with con--idt
r ible wrath: "Yes. 6ir, it did : it hit
me." "That's right.'' exclaimed the
mason, in tones of undisguised admira
tion, "Noble manl I w ould rather have
wasted a thousand bricks than have
vou tell a lie about it. " IJ'i.'son Mirror.
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IUN-V.1CK. N. J.
? coroner's jury in the Deninead esse
-bed its inquest this afternoon and
:..:a.i the following verdict: "Wei
1 that .l.'-rt Denrntad and Cornelia
; ca e r c i a
' at thei:
hastened probably by
.V- iV-ta. 31 -.. March 1.. The repeal
ui" the cap. :ai punishment law has been
ei".:c;...l. an 1 imprisonment for lifo i3
subjiiiated f ,: r death iu all cases of
murder in the first degree. Such con
vi "t-. ivwev- r. are to be kept in clcse
con.ijenieut awav from all as-oei at ioi.s.
uy at n
::.oi-i h -re v. as pitchy black
r: J. in the southwest por
i:v n was somewhatclearer.
diing heavilv at the time.
cardinal Manning endorses tna policy.-:
of Cardinal Gibbons, of Baltimore, with ; ' t
refrard to the Knights of Labor. y ,
Charles Lux of the firm of ,IilJerf&. iVr
Lux, San Francisco, one of the largest,
cattle dealers on the PacIAc coasti'i t' t
Four buildings were burned by a fire,
bug at Berlin, Ohio. This wu tho
fourth attempt to barn the Tillage with
in the last four months. "V -4r
The Boyd Manufacturing 'Qomttaayi
doing business at Rinler. OhisW haa say Vti! -r .
airr.rf sn, n.w.i.vt. on wi " - '
r - f'yvV , v
The display in all the departments I re . r,
ported good. - . 'M ,
In the railroad accident at Dedham -
bridge, on the Boston and Providence "
Railroad, Mass., one hundred and Tour-; --!V.-
teen persons were injured and twenty'-
four killed. . rnt '
HsnnTn.mir . v'
. ' J . . " ' '" ' . ' -
ln the onnMl conrt at St. Louise, last - 4 .j
week, of murdering bis sweetheart,' -
Annie Lisoh, in March 1885, was sen-Vt
tenced to be hanged April 29. '"V
A prominent Southern 'Republican 1 J.r - i
Washington saya Senator Sherman Is '
old to be the 08naidate of " thEe-'''
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PubUoan Pa'T 'or President in-l888-J-ts'
In this he ia ioinad bv RlainA'a (riimiL -, A.iw. '-
f ' . l'f,.
The county clerk of Chicago haS'se-' l"
fuBed t3 enter uPO bis records the,
marriage license returned by. Justice " i "
Englehardt, who performed the nroxv
marrio f h:-,. a t-..
-- v --" g, wr nuu w,oa uum '
At the White House and War Depart'
ment the published report of Secretary -
Endicott's resignation, in, consequence
ul a, uisagreemenv wun me rresiaens, ' '
about army details, are declared to bo ' 4
unfounded nonsense. -.- '
A colorod family a man, wif-ad.
nine children living near Milledfire-
ville, Ga., were poisoned last Fridaj ! vj. -One
of the children died on Sunday,, -night
and the others are in a critical! con- .-' "'" "
dition. Suspicion rests upon 'a Voudoo
doctor in the neighborhood.- , 'ij'ty 2, y , .
Thirteen men haye been arrested fin
Christian county, Mo., supposed 'to be -
concerned in the recent tragedy neorfY o
Sparta, in which Charles Green and '
Wm. Eden were shot down by alleged 1
Bald Knobbera, an organizationsimilar ;V i jv
totheKuKlux. ' ' " WW" O
Another addition to the Canadian C t
fisheries protection fleet has been. made v-.
ina fast sailing schooner of 105 'tons -
burthen to be used as a cruiser -next ,
summer. This is taken as another Indi
cation of vigorous protection' on- the
part of the dominion government.
In consequence of the opposition .t T
Germany and Austria, the Pope ' has v
abandoned his intention of appointing V , -Cardinal
SehiafBno as Secretary .f , "
State, and it is now expected thai' he t -
will appoint Mgr. Serafini Vonnutelli,
the Papal Nuncio at Vienna, tj that . (
office. V J
The Chicago manager of the Ansonla .
Clock Company, of New York, John E. vv-
Gledhill, has defaulted to the amount r'
of from $28,000 to $81,000, and v aVj ?p ,
sconded to Canada. The bookkeeper ttf
the Chicago branoh, William Watson, j' .
aeiauitea ior a,ouu, ana was nas oeen
arrested. , ,
Isaac H. Vincent, Alabama's default-
ing treasurer, who has been musing
since 1835, having got away with Lover
two hundred thousand dollars ol public
money, was caught near El Paid, Texas,
by a Texas detective, and bar i "been "
taken to Montgomery, and lodxed.la - ;
jail. His wife and children are in
As the passenger train -for Wheeling
on the Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling .
Railroad was passing Barton, Onio,
Tuesday night, the rails spread, throw
ing the engine, tender, baggage car and
two coachss from the track. . None of
the passengers or train' crew; were.
wounded, although all ' were' badly ,.
shaken up. "
The engine and tender of the north r
bound morning train on the Marietta,
Columbia and Northern Railroad.went
through the Vincent trestle, twelve
miles from Marietta, Ohio, Wednesday.
Lyle Vincent and Albert Boothby, en-
gineer and fireman, were killed, and .
John McCoy and William Stewart, con
ductor and brakeman, were badly
scalded. Michael Early, a passenger, -had
his left leg mashed. ,
The Republican State Convention of '
Rhode Island Wednesday renominated -all
the incumbents of the State offices:
For Governor, Geo. Peabody Welmore,
of Newport; JLieut. Governor, "Lucius
B. Darling, of Pawtucket; Secretary of
state, Joshua M. Addeman, or jrrovi-
dence; General Treasurer, Sam 'I (jlarK,
of Lincoln: State Auditor, Samuel
i Cross, of Westerly.
; J. T. Witchsr, iormerly a conductor
i on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway,
! was talking with his friend John
Trombo,at Morehead, ' Ky., and play
I fully remarked: "I could cut your
; throat. Trombo, were you and I to get
into a fight, before you could draw your
pistol to save your life." " Well, n said
t Trombo. "I will just show yon that you
couldn't." Thus saying, he pulled. nis
cistol. pointed it at Witcher, when -the
deadly weapon went off and. Witcher
1 e 1 1 ILi Ll 1 e 11 O.J i . at, was bwiucui,
and not done intentionally.
Cotton-Seed Oil Mills in the South.
Baltimore, March 16. Notwith
standing statements to the contrary, it
would seem that the South. will surely
get her new cotton-seed oil mills, whicji '
were projected a short time since by
the South Cotton Oil Company- M
which Henry C. Butcher, of Philadel
ia 'phia, is president. Mr. Butcher sends
the following communication to the
Manufacturers Record: "You can. as
sure tho people of the South that this
company means business in its broad -e-t
sense. We have taken but One posi
tion from the start, and will maintain
it. We have all the funds in hand
necessary to accomplish our purpose,
and have no favors to ask on that soore.
The company propose to build mills at
the most desirable point as fast as1 the
machinery can be turned out, and to go
into the business on a purely legitimate
mercantile basis, and develop it as it
should be. '"
Snow-Storms in Spain.
Madrid, March 16. Snow-Btorms are
raging in the northern part of Spam,
i No trains from the north reached
i Madrid today. ' -,
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