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Tfl g-it n THE e : 7- TT-. -, . "This A.kgus o'er the people's, rights ' No soothing Btrain of Maia's son - .-. , n - , . - Doth an eternal vigil keep; Can lull its hundred eyes to Bleep". VOTi. VIII. GOLDSBORO, N. C THIERS PAY, JUNE 23, 1892. NCV67. LOCAL BRIEFS. Lrage congregations attended all the chnrchea of our city at all the Bervicea Sunday, and the baptising at the river was attended by several thousand people. It was an impress ive fcene. Thb alarm of fire sounded about 12 o'clock Wednesday night was oc casioned by the burning of Floral Hall f. th Fair erounds. which is supposed to have been set on fire by a spark from a passing freight train. The entire building was consumed. ftlft. Albert Rosenthal, who gradu ated witn distinction last wee irum rinliimkia f!ollftTp. New York, is on a vacation f'mt to his home in this city before going to assume the po- eilion wnicn we spouts ui days ago in connection with his graduation. About 150 teachers passed through the city yesterday en route for More hoai whpm tlift Assembly ODens to day. It ia expected that a great number of North Carolina educators will attend the session this year. The Argus will give daily reports of the proceedings, as usual. Our citizens in common will be pleased to learn that our venerable townsman Mr. J. B. Whitaker, Sr., A veteran of the Mexican war, whose critical illness we reported some weeks ftgo, has sufficiently recovered as to be able to come down street gain. He was at the post-office yesterday. OrJR good friend Mr. E. M. Sauls, of the Eureka section, was in the city yesterday. He is well-known in this city as the champion chicken raiser of the county. He has sold this year, from January to June 1st, 350 dozen of eggs, besides what he has used in setting and fo.' his own table. The question of a cornet band for I Goldsboro is being discussed. tur city atone time had the best cornet band ia the State- tne macenai that composed it is still among us, Although the organization has col lapsed. We woold be glad to see it re-organized. Why not do it P And! do it right now, Our townsman Mr. Will Hunter is engaging largely in experimental I farming tmsyear on nis plantation near this city, and nis uiversmea crops will be watched with interest. He has 55 acres planted in the ordi nary, old fashioned field peas, which are a scarce commodity in this mar ket now and are commanding a good price. The truck shipments from along the line of the .A. & N. C. E. R. vesterdav were' simply immense, as J . . -. i i it. were also me smpments irom mei South, of all kinds of truck, fruit I and watermelons in abundance. So exeat was the traffic over the A. & N. C. that the transfer here caused a iam of all the tracks for several hours, and shutting in the A. & N, C. passenger train so that it was de layed two nours aicer . us leaving time. Thb Wilmington lar makes the following brief but pointed and time ly comment, that is as seasonable here as anywhere else: "Pay up all vonr little debts before you go to the springs. It isn't right to co off for a 'round of fun and frolic and leave your creditors in the lurch." You will, of course, come back "dead broke." and then you'll tell your creditor they must wait a while longer. Ho the square thing and do not pay as you but faore you go. A prida s- half .holiday among all thft hnainess houses in Goldsboro inat one-half day'a surcease , from! business once a week during this long hot summer time, would be calculated to eive our business men a longer lease of life, more energy for business when the fall trade opens, and in the meantime afford them an- opportunity and ineiJ ,cier" 1 ! needed rest and common enjoyment for a half day every week. What their clerks also, of indulging in a w our business men 7 Why not institute a Friday half holiday like! oxnercir ouiucuuujr R. . . The death of Miss Sarah Hpod,J i?ne?wfit Sfi .tV. . wm;-m street . Wednea4aj night, , after an1 illness of several weeks. The de- ftpikswl was an amiable, dutiful daughter and of a most lovely char acter, winning all nearts Dy ner gen tleness and thougntiui Kindnesses. She was a member of St. Paul's M. TL Church, and her funeral was nrpanhed at the home Yesterday morning at 11 o'clock by Rev. B. R. Hall, after which the remains were taken to the old homestead, near Falling Creek Church, for inter ment in the family burying-plot. Mrs. Joe Person, of Kittrells, N C, proprietress of the noted Reme" dv that bears her name, was in the city yesterday on business, and made several visits to oeneuumnes ui uer medicine in this community. Among these is Mrs. Fanny Henderson, who two years ago was prostrated and hopeless from a serotinous affection of the neck and she 'der, and wl o is to-day absolutely well, the pictm of health and phyvcel strength, and she used to bring abort this wonderful change only pis bottles of Mrs. Joe Person's Remedy. Being very poor, she was unable to buy medicine, and Mrs. Person gen- erously gave it to ner tree. Mrs. Henderson lives with liar mother. Mrs. Sauls, on W 1'iam street, near St. John's Churc , where she will be clad to speak of her wonderful cure lo any who may be interested in calling on her. Mrs, Person s Mem edy, in the claims she makes for it, knows no such thing as fall when properly administered. AT CHICAGO. IW. C Owens, of gentijcky-, Tem hor ary Chairman Convent' on Ad? journed Until th"'? Morning. Clevis-id Forces FaJflfaL ; The National Democratic Con vention met in Chicago yesterday at noon. W. C, Owens, of Kentucky, who ia anti-Cleveland, was made tern porary chairman. On taking the chair he counseled unity and bar mony as the only things necessary to 8nccc8S at the P1,J in November next The roll of States was called for ha oolontinn rF thn uflrinllfl ftnm mi t tees. " Tho rules governing Ibe last National Convention were adopted The Syracuse delegation nnder the direction and counsel of Whit" nev issued an address withdraw ingfrom the contest in Mew York .In...' 31 i J iL.i 1 J!J V state, ana Biaica mat ue uiu u iur tne gate of harmony. Cochran was selected for the N. Y. member of the committee on credentials. The convention adjourned until this morning. Cleveland's opponents are mak ing desperate efforts to effect t combination on Gorman or- Boies but ud to this writing they have been unsuccessful. It now looks like. Cleveland on the first ballot. The Associated Press says, "TLe star of Grover Cleveland is in the ascendant.'? The New York World says, The bottom has dropped out of the anti-Cleveland ... combination." Senator Gorman says, Ml am not a candidate, mary land is for " Clev land." Senator Voprheessays, "I believe Cleve- land will be nominated." senator Palmer says, "I have come to Chicago to ask the Illinois delega tion to fight for Cleveland and help nominate him." There ia no longer any cohesion among the few scattering factions a"JV " t j opposed - to " the cx, President. 1 The ereat mass of the delegate?, re- preeenting the great masses of the p artyi are wildy enthusiastic for I hvm, and every moment the enthu 8?a8m grows. It is probable that when the convention begins bal lotwz this fervor will sweep the great gathering like a tornado, ANNUAL MEETING, Woman's Missionary Society of N. 13. Conference. Address of Welcome and the Response. President's Ad dress: The Society at Work and the Attendance Ijarjte. The opening session of the annual meeting of the Woman's Missionary Society of the N. C. Conference now holding forth in this city was largely attended both by visiting delegates and our own home people, who take great interest in the work. The Society was welcomed to our city "by Miss Lizzie Giddens, who ad been previously selected for that pleasant duty. Miss Giddens said: - In writing this paper my intention is to fulfil Btrictly the promise of its title, An Address of W elcome. In extending to you, my sister co-workers, my dear and steadfa . fi lends m the Missionary cause, ar'1 to oar good f riei d Dr. Lam hath, " cordial and Christian welcome to or, town, our romes and our church, wo but voice ti e sentiments of all who realize the importance of sending tin Gospel to w: and erring moita , We feel it a rossed privilege to ha, j is body of workers in the caiue of Christ in our midst, and trust your sojourn with us may be both pleasant and profitable to pa all, and that it may fill us with . greater aeM for the work. Among the noblest consecrations of self upon the altar of Christian ove and duty, is the sacrifice of per sonal interests and pleasures for and in the interests of our djing fellow men and women. For twelve long months we have looked forward lo the meeting of this convention, which wields such a great resistless power for good throughout all the nations. To obey the injunction of our blessed Lord and Master, "to preach the Gospel to every nation," is a mast noble mission, and though our names may not he emblazoned on the pages of history by men, yet they are recorded in tne Lamb s Book of Life, and upon its pages, "white and fair," on the last great day, will appear the names of all those who have proclaimed the glad tidings of a redeeming Saviour: and as they stand among the redeemed who are singing the praises of an Eternal God, this duty performed will add (if anything can) to the fullness of their joy. Words are inadequate to express cur welcome, which we will endeavor to show by our actions toward you. We aie each a sower of seed in the field of life, and "as we sow, so shall we reap." May God bless each and every one and help us in our efforts to do good. In response to the address of Mias Giddens Mrs. J. M. Rhodes, of Lit tleton, N. C, wife of Bev. J. M. Bhodes, president of Littleton Fe male College, spoke as follows: Expressing the feelings of all hearts interested in this work, we thank you tor the words of welcome and cheer which we have heard and felt this even ing. Oar hearts bound with joy and hope as we think of oar Master's com mand to as and as we leei iiis presence with us, and bear Uis.voice whispering ' Lo I am with you alway (even unto the end of the world.") ThiB promise has inspired many noble Missionaries and Christian workers and raised many depressed hearts. And now, it is cheering and encouraging us" to do oar part in sending and carrying His gospel into all tne wona. While these words of greeting and thaaka aie being uttered we are inclined to dwell for a moment upon the blee-- incrs that are ours, and the many thin. 8 for which we as women are thankfiv. How glad we are that Christ's com mission was to us also for as woman wns the cause of human woe, so bitterness, barbarity, bondage, every species degradation, have been ber portion. Now is BU5 coming oat 01 oonaa' and rejoicing r the glorious liberty tf ' e gospel ol Christ, and obedient to her Master's command, she is trying to give this gospel of liberty to her sisters " 1 - 1 3 - A .1 il . wnoare sun in uonuagcLiiu uiis uesire to set captives free and to tell the glad storv has given her something to do ana BOmeuiiDK to iuiuk. suuuk This interest in missions has been ennobling in its effect upon woman. It has opened her neatt to toe reception oi deeper troths and larger showers of erace. "Not the college with its culture. not the ballot witn its supposes sover eignty can do so mncn lor woman as missions are doing the world over." It is said "there is no organization oi women in this nation to-day St la.'fre, strong, pare, earnest, unselfish, wid reaching, so free from dissension and criticisms, as these our many missionary organtzations of the great Protestant Churches. They ask no favors: their sole object is to confer favors.. Thj their purpose is above apology. No where do tney oppose man Tlieir nrstob- ject is to be bis ready and willing assist ant. This organization la.boand to man's in a high and holy marriage love to Christ and His cause. And their off spring are the countless throng of saved souls in far-off, Asia, long forgotten Africa, and our own precious America Children they are feeding without seeing, loving without knowing, but whose shining laces and white souls will greet them on the farther shores of time." How glad we are that we are Chris tian women with such gracious sur roundings every one of thenr ours bscause we are christian woman a faith so 6ure, so satisfying a church to ; enfold us a pastor to care for us-a Bible so adapted to our needs and so evidently a revelation from its Divine Author hums n friend- hip based on a common faith in a common saviour the highest. the strongest, the, noblest desires f our human hearts all met and satisfied in this one precious Saviour, and now hearing these sweet words of welcome inms name, for his sake makes us feel that our coming together must deepen the graving ofHis name en every heart the fixing ol the purpose of each one. to be mote fully Eia in the days to come; to speud more time in learning what there ia to be done, and in seeking ! to "drink into His Spirit" that we may be led into larger fields of usefulness. tlnr UonKtrerence Society has met to t; iew the ork it has done during the ; year past aad to give to its members lresb courage and zeal lor the conflicts ahead, and we feel sure we have a hearty welcome h e, because both res idents and-yisitorg are interested ii this gubjeti of missions. while we consider the work to be done, the etU for more laborers, the failing fitresgth of our missionaries be cause this call la so slowly being answ ered, our Hearts beat as one. And as we work and plan together, may we awaken more sensibly to the call end determine to be more zealous for the Master during the year before at its close we may hear Him hath done what she could-" us, that say "She We cannot toil in vain: Cold, heat, and moist and dry, Shall foster and mature the grain, For garners in the sky. Let us take courage, then, and conse crate ourselves more entirely to our Saviour, being determined to do only that which He would have us do. Oo labor on; your hands arc weak : Your knees are laint, jour soul cast down; Yet falter not : the prize you aeekj -Ia near; a kingdom and a crown. Then "came the annual address of the President,Mrs. J, A. Cunniggim, which,, in her absenee was read by theJVice-Pregident presiding, Mrs, F. D. Swindell. ' - The following is the President's address: JPear Sisters, Co-Laborers in-- tlie WomarCst Mission zry Society, and Friends Convening for the second time in this hospitable city for the annual review of our work, what varied memories of the per plexity, of the sadness, as well as the pleasure, come into mind in connection with the former occasion ot our visit nere. Our beloved Fresident, Mrs. N. H. D. Wilson, detained at home, ministeriDg to a sick husband : our honored and revered Corresponding Secretary, "Aunt Bumpass", prevented by physical inability from be ing witn us; our rreasurer, miss Alice Wallace, watching at the bedside of a de voted mother, nearing the better world ; and dear " Aunt Mary , our "mother of a thousand daughters hovering as it were between life and death : and, saddest or all. the Angel of Death came even into our very midst, and carried away the lovely Spirit of one of our most valued workers, Sister Burkhead, your pastor's wife. Ah ! well do we recall the scene of sadness that quiet Sabbath evening, when just before twilight, we followed in a body, the weep ing family and friends to the " resting place of the dead ", and covered, her grave . i l a A 1 A -1 n , witn Deauxuui uowera ine triuuw ui lov ing friends. In our perplexity, without cur human leader, we felt as did Jacob when be said, " all tnese tnings are against me ". But the dear Saviour, in whose name we met, proved a present help in time ox need, iiis precious promise, "Lo, I am with you alway , strength ened our fainting hearts, as we applied ouraetves to the task betore us; and we re ahaed from day to day the blessedness of His approval. Your Kindly greetings ana nearty wel come, as well as tne sweet associations in your homes, and your Christian helpful ness in our work, we gratef ullv remember. In contrasting tne wors oi tne woman's Missionary Society in North Carolina, as given in the Minutes of that meeting, in 1880, witn tne minutes oi me two uoniar ence Societies in North, Carolina in 1391, we find there has been a gratifying in creased, namely i In 1886 there were : r Adult Aux. Members Contributions " 48 ; 1,185 $1,618.92 '91.-. 127. - 2,947 3,531.35 Bright Jewel Bands. Members Contri. 1886 not given $ 657.25 1891 13Q - .5,167 $3,088.50 Ja. addition, to the above contributions Woman's Missionary Society of the West ern N. C. Conference received a bequest of $2,000 from Mrs. Priscilla Murray, of Asheville. - May we not hope that God will incline many others, entrusted witli His bountv. to remember His cause t By the blessing of God, the Sc&rreU v has become an established institution, and will be ready to receive pupils in Septem- Der. As most of you know, our W. M. So ciety of the N. C. Conference, when in session at Durham last year, pie 3ged $5,- uuu, witii tne co-operation of tne w. M. B. of the Western N. C. Conference, to en dow a chair in that Institution, to be called the Frances Bumpass Lectureship. While we have not been so- successful in raising that fund as we had hoped at this date, yet tne liaster offerings and individ ual contributions received, encourage us to expect the whole amount ere long. Lei, us keen that before our Arxuiaries and Bright Jewel Bands until it is accom plished. We reioice in a steady growth and dej Velor.ment throughout the Woman's Mis sionary society ol tne m. &. Unurcn, Couth, yet fiere is still much work to be done earnest .steadfast, aggressive work in e name of tne JUxrd, and in the strength which He shall give. The most important and most difficult work we have to do, is to create, foster and cultivate a missionary spiut in our women. It requires line upon line, and much perseverence, ' to keep alive and active, auxiliaries, centimes, after we secure organization. So many Genuinely good women are so ttken up with the cares of this world, their home duties and: their children, that they think they can not spare one hour once a month to attend the regular meetings of the Society : they willingly pay tueir dues, when the treas urer calls for it, sympathize with the work5 and are glad when it prospers ; but with hold the encouragement of their presence and prayers which is more important to them And to the cause of Christ than the money contributed. lhe"nelds pre white to the harvest : but laborers are wanting. Who can read the touching appeals, in our Woman's Missionary Advocate, from our grand and noble women Miss Hay good, Miss Lochie Rankin and others without being deeply movea to put lortn greater enorts in plead ing with the " Lord of the harvest " to call and send forth laborers in L croased num bers. No word of argument is needed to laeinonstrate that the labors of Christian men ancl women, in largely increased numbers, are imperiatively demanded in the foreign m'ssion fields. Why do we not go we who are here to-night ? Why do not those earnest pleadings of our sisters hurry us to their rescue ? Shall we all with one consent begin to make excuse " ! It is true some of us have but the dregs of life to oflerage aid infirmity would render us a burden to tne work. W nat we do must be done in t e home lands. But to the enumerated young women of our church some of whom are before me, whose feet are just touching the threshold of active life, would I appeal to-night. It was to such as you that' the Angel of Annunciation came a pure, consecrated young Judean girl, and entrusted to her lovma care, the unspeakably precious burden of our Saviour's infancy: this pre eminent honor was conferred, not upon a mother in Israel not upon a prophetess not upon a notable woman to whom the church delighted to do reverence, but sim ply a gentle-hearted felrl who loved her Lord, and awaited His will and service. And another maiden, by whose perfert ser vice of heart ar d treasure received the full- eat commendat on of her Lord and Sav iour: "She hath done what she could." Have we not among us to-night some who are readv to obey the call to foreien fields, to follow the dear Saviour whither soever He goeth? You will not go alone, for your Elder Brother your loving bav- iour has promised to be with you even to the end. Let me entreat that you wiu not put this subject from you, but ponder it well in your hearts, and may vou bo led in the way ot duty. And now, my sisters, we cannot urg these dear young ladies to go to the front, to bend their young shoulders to this bur den, unless we will-faithfully, chejrfully and continually help them bear it. Oh, that God would impress upon us our duly to "go or send." Shall we not esteem it a sweet privTege to give love for r . e ' l : love, xreasure ior treasure, me iur me: Shall we not of our penny or our abund ance bring the best we haye to the treasury of God? Shall we not count it joy to "spend and be spent" for the advancement of the Kcdeemer s iLingdom? wnat sac rifices are we making, my sisters? Oh, let ns shake off our sloth and indiiference let us shake off, also, our superfluities of ornaments and of luxury, and like true Chri tians like loyal subjects, like loving chil . ren. let us come to the "help of the Lord'against th3 mighty." The Womans' Missionary Soci ety of the N. C, Conference, which has been holding its annual con yention in this since Friday last, adjourned yesterday, after electing officers for the ensuing year and passing resolutions as follows: Report of Committee on Resolutions, In considering the kind protection and gracious dealings of our Heav enly Father witn each one ol us dur ing the past year: and with gratef u' hearts to tnat uivine rroviaence which has brought us together once more, be it, therefore, Resolved, That we extend, to our beloved President, Mrs. J. A. Cun inggim, our tenderest love: while it has been a sad disappointment to be deprived in this our annual meeting (for the hrst time) or ner benencent presence and faithful administration, yet to Him that "doeth all things well, we pray that this dispensation of Providence may. be used to her good and to the good of the work nearest her heart, 2. That the thanks of this society be tendered our faithful officers for tneir services during the past year, and for their wise administration of the present session. 3. That the most sincere and heartfelt thanks of this body be ex tended that heroic missionary, Dr. W. R. Lambuth, whose presence and whose words have been an inspira tion. 4. That the thanks of this society lie tendered the Rev. B. R. Hal pastor of St Paul's Church, for his' cordial and untiring attention to the delegates personally and to our so ciety as a body; also to the congre gation for the liberal collection, and to the choir for their faithful ser vices. 5. That to the Rey. W. S. Rone, P. E. Newbern District, and to other pastors be given our kindest remem brance, and to all friends aided this convention, either by their presence, devotion or services. " 6. That the thanks of thi s assem bly be extended to the railroads for the reduction of fare on their respec tive lines, and for the pronint and courteon8 replies to our Recording Secretary, Miss Blanche Fentres?. Also that a copy of these resolution be sent to the Goldsboro Daily Argus as a token of thanks for the correct notices of this convention through its columns, o 7. That to the hosni table citizens of Goldsboro, who have forever en deared themselves to the organiza tion of the Woman's Missionary So ciety of the North Carolina Confer ence, we, one and all. acknowlwlcrr- the obligations nnder which we are aid, extend to them our eratefnl thanks and bid them ' God speed " 8, That a few minutes of this ses sion be spent in thanks to our Heav enly Father for this harmonious session, for the interest awakened in the missionary causa, and for the in spiration given to do greater things in the future. R spectfully submitted, Miss M. J. Hawes, Miss Laura Powers, Mas. J. A. Simpsok, Mrs. P. A. Nicholsox, - Mrs. C. A. Bajtgert. officers elect for 1892-'93. President Mrs. J. A. Cnn- niggim. Vice-President -Mrs. D. Swindell Cor. Sec Mrs. W. S. Black. Rec. Sec. Misa Blanche Fen tress. Treas. Mrs. K. E. Lyon. Auditor Mr, R. E. Lyon. district secretaries. Raleigh District Mrs. R. Whitaker. 11. Durham MrB. Woodward. - Fayetteville Miss Emma Page. Wilmington Mrs. F. D. Swin dell. Newbern Mrs. O. Bangert. Wilson Mr. F. A, Woodard. Warrenton Mrs. H. C. Spiers. Washington Mrs. Mahoney. Rockingham Mrs.J.L.LeGrand. Sao't & Treas. Jnvenile Work Mrs. W. S. Black. Delegate to Kansas Civ Mrs. W. S. Black. Alternate Kansas City Mrs. F. D. S windell. Tribute of Respect. Whereas, The Farmers' Alliance was visited June 11th, 1892, by the impartial Angel of Death, who plucked from its ranks and our midst our beloved and highly esteemed brother Col. L. L, Polk, President ef the N. F. A. & L. TJ. of America. Therefore, be it Resolved, 1st. That we bow sub missively to the will of Him who is too wise to err, too good to be un kind, and Whose mercies endureth forever. 2nd. That we renew our pledge to stand by and support the principles for which he contended until death. 3rd. That the Alliance has lost one ox its memDers wnose nearc always beat in loving loyalty to the Alliance cause, and whose hands were eyer readj to bear aloft in exulting triumph its glorious bannerv 4. That the common people have lost an efficient, earnest, consecrated teacher, whose genial Bmilesandgen- tie words will surely be missed. 5. That our deepest sympathy be extended to the bereaved family and relatives; that a copy of these reso utions be spread upon our minute book, a copy be sent to the Progres sive Fanner, Agricultural Bee and GoLDsBor.o Argus for publication. K. B. M., Secretary. 1 Woodland Alliance, June 17, 1892,