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'This Abgtjs o'er the people's rights Doth an eternal vigil keep ; No soothing strain of Maia's son Can lull its hundred eyes to sleep." VOL. VIII. GOLDSBORO, N. C. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1892- NO. 60 V 4 1 -v LOCAL BRIEFS. His many friends in this city are sorry to learn that Mr. Geo. W. Best is confined to his home in LaGrange, seriously ill. W all hope that he may soon be himself again. That nomination of Mr. A. T. Uzzell for Sheriff should set Demo crats to thinking. It carries them back to the days and the times of '68, which Democrats should never forget in this section. The well-known and widely popu lar grocery establishment of Messrs. Bizzell Bros. & Co., of this city, are addingseveral new features to their extensive business, one of which will be a city delivery wagon, which they will place upon our streets for the convenience of customers within the next few da vs. If the anonymous author of the " poem ", beginning with Winter haa lingered in the lap of Soring, Too long for beans and everything " will send his (or herr) address, we shall be glad to return the manu script. There are indignities that a waste-basket eyen our waste-basket ought not to suffer. t A protracted meeting was com menced in St. Paul's M. E. Church Sunday, under the conduct of the pastor Rev. B. R. Hall, which is growing daily in interest as the week wears on. Services are held dailv. morning and evening. The public are cordiallv invited to attend all services. The meeting will be continued through the week, and other ministers are expected, from time to time, to assist. The Argus admires a man of nerve, though he be a writer of "spring poetry," and therefore we could not resist "J. M. H.'s" con tribution, with his explanatory pre amble, even if the merit of his verses did not entitle them to publication and we are sure the pithy wit of his effusion will be enioved by all our local readers. The city is to again have the weather signals, and to this end a far-reaching flag polo was yesterday raised at the city headquarters, on Walnut street It was a crowd drawing event daring all the day, for the job of raising the pole was a slow one; but it finally got there, and is now ready for flyinir the weather signals as they are telegraphed from the official weather bureau in Wash ington. The wrangle between Mr. Secre tary Swinson of this county's Al liance, and Mr. President Butler of the State Alliance, is a fair sample of the condition of things as so wail- inglv depicted in Col. President L. L. Polk's call for a secret Alliance meeting published in this issue. There is a way out of all this trou ble. It is for them to stand true to the party of the people and for the people. It never gets rattled, and tights an open fight. Mr. Will Freeman and his fair young bride, nee Miss Siddie King, of Beaufort, arriyed in the city Tues day, ana were given a coraiai re ception at the home of the groom's mother, Mrs. Hannah Freeman, on William street, where many beauti ful bridal presents were displayed, and hospitality abounded. The Argus joins with the many friends of the groom in welcoming young Mis. Freeman to our midst and ia wishing the happy young couple all joy and prosperity. The Argus man had a call from Mr.. Perry Cox yesterday, and he says that the attempt or Messrs. Worth liiirnes and Dunn to bolster no Mr. Butler in the emergency that lias he- fallen him is rather a strange pre ceeding on their part, knowing their views as he noes, naving so recently talked with them fully in Raleigh and discussed Butler's plan3 with them. Mr. Cox says that he is sur prised at their card in yesterday's Argus and is at a loss to understand what manner of men they are. Saturday of this week is the time for holding the Democratic township primaries throughout th county to select delegates to tl. county oonyention to be held he: on Saturday, May 7th, to sec delegates to the State conventio which convenes in Raleigh May 1! We hope that these primaries wi.U be fully attended by our Democratic fellow citizens, and that complete harmony will prevail and pasty or ganization will be maintained along the high standard of pure Demo cracy tnd intelligent patriotism. Dr. W. C.Whitfield, Superintend ent of the Odd Fellows' Orphans' Home, near this citv, has taken charge of the institution and is busy getting things in readiness for the children that may be assigned to its care when the State Grand Lodge meets next month. The first shipment of manufact ured goods from the Goldsboro Cot ton Mills went forward over the R. & D. R. R. to Philadelphia Wednes day, consisting of four cases of hosiery yarns, aggregating twelve huudred pounds. The mills arc working forty hands now, and are increasing their iorce daily, suc cess to the enterprise. The storm ui' Friday night, that grew in fury as the night wore on, was temtic all through this county, with rain, hail and lightning, al though no fatalities are reported, other than the sad case recorded in yesterday's Argus. The heavy rain and hail seems to have been wide spread all through this section, and accompanied with more or lss dam age to truck and young crops. Osr Mr. W. F. Kornegav's Den mark plantation, near this city, dur ing the dtorm jmaay evening lightning struck and instantly killed Mr. llosea Evans and his child, which he was holding in his arms at the time. The volt was terrific and tore even the shoes off his feet. Mr. Hosea was he overseer of the plantation and was an industrious man. His wife, also, was badly stunned by the same flash, though she was in the dwelling some distance away, Mr. Hosea be- g in the barn, where he and his child had sought shelter from the storm. The Argus is glad to state that Dr. M. E, Robinson contemplates opening in this city, at an early day, an institute for the treatment of the opium and liquor habit by the "Ter-Chloride of Gold" process, known as the "Garten Remedy.'' This treatmt has stood the most thorough tests and has proved absolutely satisfactory to the proles sion and to patients, leaving no un pleasant effects, and being wholesome in its service. The tests of the remedy have had a wide range in New York, Connecticut, Wyoming, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, jnd other states, and have not had one failure. We would be glad to see a company formed for this btate with headquarters in this city, and an institute opened up here on an ex tensive scale. Further notice will be made anon. THE SPRING POET. Dear Joe Argus: Notwithstand ing the cold threats you maue in Friday s issue at your "anonymous . -r , til spring poet l do not intend to ne froze out of my spring crop, bo J send herewith the entire gathering, It shows signs of frost bite, and 1 concluded I had better harvest it before the cold spell in May com pletely ruined it. Yours truly, J. m. h. " Spring-time is coming Is the universal cry, . But the one who says it's got here Telia a " concentrated lye ". We thought awhile we had it. But are ready now to bet That though it may be en-route, It hasn't got here yet ! " Spring time is coming ", And wt hope that very soon, The nights will be warm as The days now are at noon. Th n stunted vegetation Will soon begin to grow, And beans will show up better Than three stalks to a row ! Spring time is coming ", But, as yet, is not in sight Larry Bass has tried the river. And savs the fish won't bite". The whip-poor-will has not been heard The turtle-dove is late, The bull bat and the lightning-bug Have not " shown up " to dale. " Spring time is coming ", And very soon we'll hear I The buzzing of the house-fly, The humming of the bee. When crows pull up the farmers' corn Mog'luitos whet their aim, Ant raid the sugar bowl, And the bed-bug gets to work, " Spring time is coming", Soon we'll seek the shady bowers, And listen to the singing birds, And smell the fragrant flowers. Though it's rather late arriving, It will get here hale and hearty, Ere Swinson ships his turnips, Or raises a " Third Party "1 In consequence of winter diet and lack of open air exercise, the whole physica.- mechanism becomes impaired. Ayer' Sarsarjarilla is the troter remedy in the spring of the oear to strengthen the appe' tite; invigorate tb J system, and expel all impurities from the blood. Tl WAR IS ON. Mr. Swinson, Secretary of Wayne County Farmers' Alliance, Issues a Startling Circular "Thkowixg off" on Presid't Butler of the State Alli ance, AND CALLING FOR a. Third Party Mass , Meeting. Everything does not seem to be, so to peak, as it were, after the manner of men, or words to that ef fect altogether lovely among the Farmers' Alliance and Third Party affiliates and St, Louis platformers in this county. Here is a circular verbatim in toto that 'made its appearance Tuesday, and is absolutely reliable,as to its genuineness, because it was handed to ns by Mr. Swinson him self. It speaks for itself and whether it speaks for any one else in the county or not, which we doubt if it does it certainly speaks for Mr Swinson. Here it is : MASS MEETING! COURT HOUSE ! The citizens of Wayne County, who are earnestly and truly in favor of the St Louis demands, and are willini? to stand by them as the Peoples Party platform in point of principle, and who as Alliance men and TRUE REFORMERS would evidence in good faith, a repudiation of any larcial, illusive or force movement looking to the securing of thosa reforms, rather than by a bold, open, manly fight before the world as American citizens, are invited to come to the front and meet in the COURT HOUSE, in GOLLSBORO, N. C, FRIDAY, MAY 13, '92, AT 10 A. M., aad we will organize for this County a Peoples Party, promising in advance, that no Butler be allowed to wine or dine us in perversion of our purpose and principles. Every person who favors the formation oi a Peoples Party upon the St. Louis plat form, and willing to staod by principle, rather than policy and intrigue in obtain ing, and repudiates the idea of capturing ANY OTHER PARTY MACHLNK as a means to gain their ends, are invited to come. The question of color or previous political affiliations are waived in this fight for rural and urban labor upon the merit of principle. ABBOTT L. SWINSON. Goldsboro, N. C, April 19th, 1892. Mr. Swinson is the secretary of the county Farmers' Alliance, and is also, likewise, one of the county Alliance delegates, appointed under the Butler call last week, to go to Raleigh to attend the Butler confer ence on the night of May 17th, the evening prior to the meeting of the State Democratic Convention. Now when Butler and Swinson confront each other in that conference on the 17th, the traditional "tug" of bel ligerent nature that is said to have been consequent upon the meeting of Greek and Greek will pale into in significance if it be even recollected at all as a comparison of the clash ing of these two mighty patriots and intellectual giants and would-be Moses-es-es of the enthralled people Whoopee la! ! It has developed that Mr. Butler's great three hours speech in this city last Saturday did not at all satisfy the Swluson ilk of the Alliance ad herents any more than it satisfied straight out Democrats. Hence Mr. Swinson's "wine and dine" reference to '-Butler." Poor Mr. Butler! Has it come to this, that as President of the State Farmers' Alliance you can not command sufficient respect from a county Alliance secretary as to cause him to speak of you, as we are always glad to do, as Mr. Butler? What is the Alliance coming to. in its great " work of educating the masses"? We thought, and were so taught, that common courtesy is the very foundation of all true and en nobling education, and jet common courtesy is denied Mr. Butler by Mr. Swinson, one of his secretaries! As to that reference to " the idea of capturing any other party ma- chine " there is more milk in that cocoanut than Mr. President Butler would like to let out just yet. But it is out. We have it straight, and it is thusly : Mr. Perry Cox, of this, county, who is an outspoken Third Party advocate, a good man and sin cere tn his convictions, went up to Raleigh last Sunday, where he and Messrs. Polk, Butler, Worth and other lights, held a conference in which Polk was for an out-and-out Third Party ticket so was Mr. Cox ; but Mr. Butler said " No, no ! Let's capture the State Democratic Convention by means of my con vention here on the 17th, and by pre viously sending our full Third Party forces to all the county primaries and conventions, and thereby secur ing the State delegates at the start under the guise of Democracy, and we can thus snow the Democratic party under and capture the ma chine: and instead of sending State delegates to the Chicago National Convention we will eend them to the Omaha Third Party National Convention.- We can do it! We will have the machincV Well, Mi. Butler! Will you? We will see we will see. As The Argus has ever urged Democrats, now is your time to 6tand together! A Correction. Editor Argus: You published what purported to be an interview with President Butler on Sunday, April 17, by one Pery Cox of Wayne county. We, the undersigned, knowing the facts, beg leave to say that President Butler did not see Mr. Cox in Ra leigh, and that the latter had no in terview with him. Further, we wish to state that we have never heard President Butler express himself as Mr.Cox reports him,nor do we believe that any one else has. Respectfully, W, II. WOliTH", State Bus. Agent. W. S. Barnes, Sec. Treas. S. F. All. J. J. Dunn, Sec. Wake Co. All, P. S. All papers which have copied the so called interview shouid be fair and honest enough to copy this true statement and correction. Raleigh, N. C, April 25, '92. This is rather a reserved docu ment, but, of course, we give it pub lication willingly; yet we would like to know what "the facts" in the case, are, and, also, why Col name, and also Mr. Butler's, Polk's do not appear to the above letter ? It now devolves upon our good and thoroughly reliable countyman, Mr. Perry Cox, to say how this all is. Why don't Messrs. Worth, Barnes and Dunn answer Mr. Abbott L. Swinson's card in regard to his charges against Mr. President But lers "wining and dining and "cap turing the machine" designs? Mr. Swinson is Secretary of the Wayne County Alliance and is supposed to know what he is talking about. It looks like somebody is about to get "treed." Ed. Argus. Alderman ic Candidates. The city Democratic ward meet ings Monday resalted in the re nomination of the present Alder manic incumbents, to wit: First Ward Messrs. J. H. Hill and J. M. Hollowell ; with W. H. Huggins as Committeeman. Second Ward Messrs. W. T. Hol lowell and J. F. Southerland ; with Junius Slocumb as Committeeman. Fourth Ward Messrs. J. J. Rob inson, Jno. Slaughter and Dr. Geo. L. Kirby ; with R. A. Creech as Committeeman. Fifth Ward Mr. W. H. Sugg, with D. A. Johnson as Committee man. This unanimous endorsement of the present administration must be as gratifying to them as it is deserv ed. It means that Mayor Hollowell is to be retained for another year, who has made a conscientious and faithful chief executive of our pro gressive city. A BRILLIANT SOCIETY EVENT. The Marriage Last Night in St. Paul's Church of Mr. L. M. Michaux, of Greensboro, and Miss Loulie Miller, of This City. A very chatming and elaborate marriage and one possessing many pleasing features occurred Tuesday evening in St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal church in this city, the pastor, Rev. B. R. Hall, officiating. The groom was Mr. L. Macon Micheaux, of Greensboro, N. C, and the bride was Miss Louise Miller, the lovely daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jno. F. Miller of this city. The spacious church was beauti fully dressed in palms, lilies and roses, mingled with the soft glow of many lighted candles. Banks of green and garlands of yellow Jas mine were placed about the chancel and massed at the pulpit with hot house plants, while among the glow ing candles, like an entrancing halo, was a beautiful net-work of bridal wreath reflected against a green background of swaying pine. The church was thronged with relatives and friends of the bridal pavty to its fullest seating capacity Mid standing room accommodations. They oame from Virginia, South Carolina, New York, and the west ern part of our State, where the bride and groom are both widely connected with some of the best families of our commonwealth and in society circles are universal fa vorites. Mrs. R. W. Cratou presided at the organ. Promptly at 8:30, as were heard the first strains of the Mendelssohn Wedding. March, the bridal party entered the church, led by the ush ers, Messrs. Walter E. Borden, Jno, L. Borden, Jos. E. Robinson and E, B. Borden, Jr , who advanced up the middle aisle. These were followed by the bride maids, daintily attired in soft white silk, each bearing' alighted pink cand.e entwined with ferns "and smilax Miss Ilattie Dewey with Miss Lillian union, Miss Sue Borden with Miss Mattie Lee, Miss Mary Borden - with Miss Maude Urcffory, Miss Lizzie Kirby with Miss Mary W. uraton, On either side aisles came the groomsmen: Mr. R. Percy Gray with Mr. Hugh L. Miner, Mr. Jas. R. Williams with Dr. R. Boyce Uraton , - . Mr. Jno. S. Micheaux with Mr. W. M. Lewis, Mr. Jno. C. Miller and Mr. J. F. Rogers, Then the first bridesmaid, Miss Martha Driver, of Norfolk, Va, with Mr. Chas. B. Miller preceded the pretty maid of honor, Miss Mary B, Miller, the sister of the bride. She wore a gown of brocaded blue silk and carried a garland of La France roses tied with wide satin ribbons. The bridegroom, Mr. L. Macon Micheaux, with his brother, Dr. Ed. R. Micheaux, as best man, entered the chancel, wherein the bride maids and groomsmen were pic tureequely gathered with the minister, awaiting the fair bride, who came up the centre aisle leaning on the arm of her father, Dr. Jno. F, Miller. She wore a beautiful gown of white brocaded eati de soie en frame, high corsage and? sleeves, trimmed in embroidered chiffon and pearls. Her exquisite long tulle veil was caught back with a cluster of orange blossoms. She carried bridal roses. Mrs. Dr. Miller, the handsome mother of the bride, wore a rich costume ot black brocaded silk en traine, with jet trimmings, and car ried roses. The low sweet notes of the organ, accompanying the voice of the min ister during the ceremony the marriage service was most impres sively rendered and moved the vast congregation to pulsing interest in the solemn significance of the occa sion, for the fair young bride has grown up in this community win ning the hearts and holding the ad miration of all, and the gallant groom is indeed to be congratulated. After the wedding, to the glad triumphant music of the Wagner Tannhauser the bridal party left the church for the home of Dr. and Mrs. Miller, where a large and brilliant reception was held. The elegant parlors and hall were a galaxy of beauty and light upon the mantels, cabinets and tables were masses of rich roses, ferns and cut flowers and rare hot house plants with luxu riantbloams, filling the rooms with colorNlnd sweet fragrance. The display of bridal presents, rich, rare and beautiful, innumerable and indescribable, was perhaps the finest ever seen in this city and were greatly admired by the gathering guests of the evening. The happy pair took the north bound train iajt night for an ex tended bridal tour, after which they will return to this city. The Argus joins their hosts of friends in wishing them unbounded happiness and prosperity always. A VOICE FROM SAUIjSTON. Mr, A. T. Uzzell Nominated for Sheriff. Dear Argus ; "Rotation in office" is the shibboleth of Democracy, and in times like these it behooves the party to pay strict adherence to its cardinal doctrines and the greatest of these, I believe, is rotation in office. Yea, truly, had the party always and under all circumstances, followed this grand and admirable principle of giving every man a chance, the country would be better off to-day the Democratic party would be supreme; because the people are supreme, and it is the party of the people. 1 am a Democrat, Mr. Editor, an Allianceman and a farmer, and I de sire most earnestly to see the success of the Democratic party in the na tion, btate and county, because 1 be lieve that only through the supreme power of the Democratic party can the people all the people the masses, ever secure relief from op pressive burdens, and feel that they have a voice and a power in making the laws of this our country. I have departed somewhat from the purpose of this note, Mr. Editor, but I hope what I have said has not been amiss. I desire to present to the consideration of my Democratic fellow-citizens of Wayne County the name ot Mr. Atlas T. Uzzell, of New Hope, for the nomination for Sheriff in our county convention, when it shall be held for the nomi nation of county officers. Mr. Uzzell is a Democrat tried and true, and always in the front of the fight for Democratic success and white supremacy. His service to the party goes back to the dark days of '68 that tried the souls of the white men of the East : Can we ever forget them ! Can we ever forget the men who stood firm and patriotic for home and white supremacy and hon est government ? God forbid. Mr. EditDr, when I think of those dark days of nameless dread of Re publican rapacity and negro domina tion, I cannot imagine what has come over the spirit of our manhood of to-day, that so many of us are growing lukewarm and wayward and wandering ; while Republicans look on and rejoicp. Mr. Editor, I have tasted the bitter . cup of Radical misrule and corruption in this State, and in this county we are tasting it now and have been for twenty-five years in their oppres sive manipulation of the national government, and therefore, Mr. Edi tor, I always make it a rule when ever I see a Republican looking pleased at anything going en in the Democratic party to get scared right straight and begin to look for danger, and draw closer to my fel low Democrats. Mr. Editor, in presenting Mr. Uzzell's name, for the nomination for Sheriff I feel that I need say no words of commendation for him. He is known throughout the county. He is an industrious farmer, a staunch Democrat, a member of the Alliance, and a conservative, safe man. He wonld make an intelligent, faithful and efficient officer. He deserves the nomination. Rospectfully, Democrat. True Vine, N. C. By using Hall's Hair Renewer gray, faded or discolored hair assemes the natu ral color of youth, and grows luxuriant and strong, pleasing everybody. Remove-boilsj pimples, and skin erup tions by taking Ayer's Sarsaparilla. Do not waista lour money for every new remedy advertised to cure a cough when you know that Dr. Bull's Cotigb Syrup has stood for teirty years piicy 25 cents a bottle.