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" This A.RGU8 o'er the people' rights
Doth an eternal vigil keep ;
: JTo soothing strain of Maia's son
Can lull its hundred eyes to sleep".
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Subscription Kates for Weekly :
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The Ooldsboro Rifles will start
for Encampment at Wrightsville to
morrow. The Argus wisheB the
boys a fine time.
There will be a Demorest contest
for juhe silver medal at Woodland on
the evening of the - 30th inst. The
exercises will begin "promptly at 8
o'clock. Everybody is invited.
According to the constitution of
the Cleveland and Carr Campaign
f. j
Club of Goldsboro township,
regular meetings will be held on the
,J? o-.i r,,rj ;ufo rtP tua
1st and 3rd Thursday nights of the
months in this city.
It is a pleasure to The Argus to
note that our esteemed townsman
Mr. W. F. Kornegay was unani
mously re-elected President of the
North Carolina R R. Company, at
the air.ual meeting of its Board of
Uirectqrs ap Qreenabrp, last Thurs-
The large new pipe
organ for St.
c. I
Paul's M- Church in this city has
beeii shipped and is expected tp ar-
rise thia greek. It was necessary to
enlarge the choir room at the rear
of the chancel in order to accommo
date the instrument, which work!
has Wen completed.
His manv friends here will regret
deeply to learn that Mr. Sam H,
Edwards, the popular salesman at
Mr. C. F. fria'pf and ce-proprietc ?
f)f ,he St. .aine8 Hotel, was sun
znoped to his home, near Snow Hill,
earlv Saturday morning by the
sudden death of a married sister.
mg room oi tne oc. james noiei. hi
TT a ttt w Trn onin 4 V (of oof frhi n or in t
I 1 I 1' IU lf U DluU bUL k WWW W ia. r .
propeueu uy , wi 'u;? u executed, and yesterday
is the invention of a genius, and the . fe 8ea to bring the cul
flying fans give a mountain temper- for fcl,ifil 6
apaeious room.
op should see the
thing wpric.
Ths most terriflp rain eter expe-
plpnd burst vjsited tbjs city and
noction about midnight Saturday
niulit, Our streets tor a few mo
ments ran like rivers and several
trees about the city were blown down
by the strong wind that accompanied
he passing shower.
The busiest man in town these
days is Mr. Ed. L. Edmundson, at
iijS gnei"it SfPl'2 on ;Vanrt street,
Gpnp.8ite the Lotel ftenuon, Ue is
receiving and displaying a large line
of new goods, varied and attractive,
nd that are selling lively, giving
the smack of Fall times, and flush
times to that vicinity.
i he represeu luii ves oi ine.uoias- u QQ e;dewaik and aSain3t their
Wo Fire pepartment tp the Ahp- ge yrench pJate glas front, break
J!grPrftment Jt week, Messrs. fng out one of the. large panes. At
6 E. Malpus and Cicero Pearsall, th moment tbc acoident happened
r . , rrLJ ""
lies on Asneviiie. xuey say
ineciiyin -Lnu tne oay
u,u F'"" "z
come sne exienueu u, uer numerous
if r filum. a. .Toaaeir. tha well-
known and everywhere pPnlar hat
manufacturer of Baltimore, was in
. the city yesterday on one of his regu-
lr viaifa tn our hnsinPHH men. and
his many friends here were glad to
see nim. " Uharley commands for
his house the best tiude in the State.
-He is " to the manner born" and
always stands by his pwn people.
The double store on North Wal
nut street, formerly occupied by Mr.
T. S. Ti. Sanla. and now the nronertvl
of Mr. I. B. Fonvielle, the grocer, is
hfiintr thnronohlv overhauled, re-
painted and remodeled, and when
completed it will be a palatial com-
mercial establishment indeed, Jt
will h fwuiniod hv Mr. Fnnvielte
himself for his commodious grocery
Mr, S. H. Denmark, book-keeper
of Smith & Yelverton, where he has
been in constant sen Ice for a num.
ber of years, nag been enjojaig a
much needed vacation, which he has
been spending on a trip to Saratoga,
the Catskill mountains and Wash
ington City, where his son George
and family reside, and where his
wife has been visiting in the mean-
time. They are expected hone this
The flag committee of the Cleve
land and Carr Campaign Club, con
sisting of Messrs. Jno. H. Hill, R.
Macdonaid and 15. bantu, will
have the pole raised at an early day
and they are now negotiating for a
large double portrait banner, which
they propose shall be the finest in
the State. The "Four Cs" mem
''bizness" in the coming campaign.
The annual election of the County
Farmer' Alliance, for this county,
held on Thursday, at Pinkney, re
sulted in the election of Dr. J. E.
Person, as President J. V. Edwards,
as vice-president, and J. A. Stevens,
as secretary. This reduces Mr. Ab
bott L. Swinson, former secretary, to
the ranks again. He is a thoroughly
identified Third Party man, and al
though a candidate for re-election as
secretary, there were too many
"straight-outs" in the Alliance, and
Z" "A f" K "ilf7
found to be "Jeff
wueu me votes were couqtcu ne was
These days, everybody is looking
around for a pleasant place to go to
on an excursion." Our people all
know that there is no place that
beats Morehead City -y and as Hol
lowell and Peterson have been run-
ning excursions for the past sixteen
years and thoroughly understand
hWtprun them pleasantly, people
wno ffesire a n.pe pieasant nip win
iIa wfll fn trn with thorn on tliAir ct.
eutsion to Morehead City, leaving
here on the morning of
the 2fith
ibst,, and returning on the
of the 27th. Fare for round
Several months ago a chicken
robbeiy was mai'.e upon the prem
ises of Capt. R. P. Howell, and officer
Jno. F. Dennin .r, who haJ the pa,se
in charge, got so close upon the thief.
one Lewis Jones, ooloreu,that the Jat-
i ' . A 1 ! . . 31 t v or T 1 ' "
ler rsKippea. umcer ijenmng, now-
ever, witn nis characteristic tenacity,
has not held up in the "trail and
finally, a day or two ago, he located
i i"z i i . : i i i
ich was
- ,f r.n;n -i. f a
The Sunday School International
County Convention will be held at
Woodland, Wayne County, C, on
the 18th of August, 1892. t is ex
pected that all Sunday Schools will
be represented in this county that
day, It is hoped that the vice-presidents
of each township will go to
work and. organize by that time and
will be ready to report up correctly
at the County Convention. There
will be suitable blanks for the occa
sion mailed to each ce-presiuent
Mr. James W. Thompson, "secretary
of the Convention, will be in Golds-
hpra on the 30th iaet. with blanks,
if not mailed before hand.
The mule hitched to the dray of
Messrs. 11. &.M. L. Jjee, while stand
ing in front of their store yesterday
afternoon, suddenly backed the dray
Messrs. W, Jf. iiornegay ana M, s
Witheri ngton were passing, and so
8Q(lden was the backward lunge of
tbe mule, that both these gentlemen
baieiy e8caped serious injury, and
bojj, 0f ther, as it wwet'e'tripped
s'ud received some slight cuts from
the falling particles of glass. The
mule's sudden freak is attributed to
its having got the check rein caught
under the shaft in some way while
I fighting flies,
The Cleveland and Carr flag pole,
that is to be erected by the " j?our
C's " Qf this eity, and for the selec
tion of which Messrs. H. Macdonald
and B. E. Smith are the committee,
was brought in from " The Islands
ofNeuseKiver yesternay and unloaded
in out of The Argus office. It is a
cypress pole and the finest speci-
men eV seen in these parts.. Jt
measures in length IPS feet, and is
regularly graduated from the base
to he tapering ton. It will be
e.ected on the vacant corner adjoin
ing The Argus building and
doi ble banner bearing the painted
portraits of Cleveland and Uarr will
be spread to the breeze. The pole will
be sunk 8 feet in the ground and
40 ft jt "top-mast" will be added
making the fu height at which the
campaign ban r will ny 140 feet.
In pursuance of the call issued by
the Democratic County Executive
Committee for township primaries
to be held Saturday throughout the
county, for the selection of delegates
to the County '. Congressional Con
vention to be held in this city next
Saturday, the Democrats . of this
township met at the court house at
2 o'clock in the afernonv Mr. F.
A. Daniela. was rZectcd Chairman
and Mr. W. T. P tch, Secretary.
The following delegates were elected:
Messrs. N,. O'Beny, I. Fuchtler,
Jesse Wr PipkiB, J. M. Hollowell,
J. K. Wrenn, M. L. Lee, Asher Ed
wards, W. C. Munroe, Dock Smitbd
W. T. Harrison, O. L. Baker, Jno.
Slaughter,' M. J.' Best, J. B. Craw
ford, W. II. Sugg, W. D. Creech,
Geo. W. Langston, A. J. Harrell, J.
W. Bryan, John Bardin, Henry
Weil and J. W. Edwards ?
Wilmington Messenger. '-
The record of Gen. Weaver, the
nominee for the Presidency of the
Third partyites, is . so damaging, so
indefensible, so bad, so base in fact
that he will haudicap the new con
glomerate dreadfully. He is such a
nolent hater of the South that it
would seem - as if no self-respecting
white man -can think of voting for
him; If " the Democrats ip Sforth
Carolina who are either thinking of
supporting him, or have already
taken a step identifying them with
the new party wijl but inform them
selves of what Weaver has done, has
said and is doing they cannot surely
vote for such a vascillating, fickle,
trading demagogue.
The men of the South must stand
by the South. It is no time for
white men of honest? and good in-
tentjo.ns, tp be running after new
and dangerous dogmas in politics, '
and pursuing the phantom of suc
cess by supporting such a fellow fts
Weaver, the Mlignau.
t is nq tme purely for men with
white skins, with mothers and wives
and daughters, to be identifying
themselves with the eneraje and
raducera. of tb,e Sp,qth with men
ike Weaver who- ha ye exhausted
the vocabulary Qf denunciation upon
the Southern !fAjfe& and men like
larrispp, Reid, Hoar, Lodge and
the other bull-dossere in the Radical
party, who are forcing. on the sluth-
hounds of trouble and bloodshed un
der the guise of a needed Force bill.
We do not Bee how any deceut
Southern white man can ao much,
as thiufe of supporting Ger. Weaver.
The South must forget all that has
occurred, be blind to what is before
it, be deaf to all the clamor in the
North for u Force bill for the Sopth
that comes up from every section
and every point of the Republican
For a boqthero. white man to turn
his back upon his race, upon his
section, upon the grand eld party
that has done all that has been done
for the good of the South, und has
kept back the great waves of de
struction until now that have been
set in motiqn, against it by the Re
publicans, would be indeed lamenta
ble and inexcusable' and blind in
Have the Southern white men lost
their -memories and their manhood?
Have they shut their eyes to all that
has taken place, "and blotted from
memory the great struggle for honor,
for safety, for deliverance? Are the
black days all forgotten? From the
bitter dayB of the Pennsylvania
scoundrel and murderer, Thad Ste
veus, until the present hour, there
has been no more vindictive sweep
ing assailant and tradncer of the
whites of the South than this man
Weaver. It might have been indig
nantly and well written this mon-st-r
The press is reproducing from the
damaging newspaper files the tomb
of so many rotten and rascally poli
ticians the career, the . votes, the
speeches, the denunciations , of
Weaver. The Washington corre
spondent of the Richmond (Va.)
Times on 16th inst, sent this: -
" In the year 1886 and following
through all the period of reconstruc
tion, and even later Weaver was
conspicuous , Republican stump
speaker in Iowa and other Western
States. His efforts, however, were
mainly confined to Iowa, and from
ever; stump he denounced the
"rebels" and the Southern people.
He could find no more offensive
epithet for Northern Democrats
than to term them "rebels".. He
boasted that the Republicans would
crush the copperhead Democracy as
Grant did the "traitorous rebels"
their friends, etc. Of r '1 the men
who to-day pretend to hold an inde
pendent position in politics no one
could have been chosen more offen
sive to the South and her people
than Jas. B. Weaver, and if North
Carolina - Democrat who are now
disposed to accept this man as their
leader will but wait to examine his
record and : character they will no
doubt reject him as unworthy of
their suffrages".
The record will be brought to
light bo all can see it and understand
it of this sectional partisan and
malignant traduce r and hater of the
Tfte hopt"
Yesterday Wilson. Vic
The contest between the Wilson
and-,.Qold8boro Gun -Cluba, as pre
viously announced, came off yester
day afternoon on the grounds of the
latter near Hermann Park.
L The weather was fine for a good
contest, and the traps threw the
pigeons in fine shape but on their
own hustings our boys got "downed"
by the visiting team, although there
is not much to brag on. The shoot
ing was rather above the average all
round, as a whole,
Ever; man on both sio.es had sev
en rounds, alternating, with three
shots to the round, making a. possi
ble score of 31; on this basis the
following is the tota,l score of the
individual members of the contest
ing teams;
' Simms, 17; Walls, 11; White, 10;
Moore, 9; Church well, 13; Gorham,
16; Branch, 16; Bnggs, 11; Gardner,
16; Churchwell, W., 8 Total 127.
O'Daniel, 9; Hill, 15; Grainger, 16;
Borden, 17; Hoffmann, 14; Caldwell,
9: Dortch F. L., 14 Lee, 12; Shan
non, Si Dortch W. T., 9. Total,
In Hemoriam.
To the W. M. workers and breth
ren of Lenoir Lodge No. 233 A. F.
& A. M., your committee appointed
to prepare resolutions in memory of
Brother John W. Isler, who died on
the 12th of July, 1892, submit the
Resolved, That while we keenly
feel the loss of this examplary
brother, who for many years has
been a faithful member of Lenoir
Lodge, we bow in humble submis
sion to the dispensations of the Su-
preme Arohitect whose goodness and
I omnipotence we reverently . acknowl-
edge. - -
Resolved, That in the death of our
brother, Masonary has lost a devoted
patron,- our Lodge one of its strong
est pillars, the ' community a citizen
highly esteemed for his many good
qualities of head and heart and his
family a husband and father whose
affectionate devotion death aloue
could seyer.
Jiesoivea. xnat we tender our
heart-felt sympathy to the bereaved
family and commend them in this
their hour of great distress to the
tender mercies - of Him who has
promised immortal life beyond the
Resolved, That we wear the usua'
bade of mourning for thirty days
that these resolutions be placed on
the records of the Lodge; and that
copy of the same be sent to the
family of the deceased, and to the
Goldsboro Argus, Kinston Free
Press, and Raleigh Biblical Re
J, M. Hadley,
IL M. McDonald,
WANTED. A reliable man of experieace
to sell flour on commission in North
Carolina in Connection with another line of
(foods. References required. Address, Mudge,
Smith Co., Baltimore.
A party of gentlemen sitting in
front of the " Hotel Kennon " yes
terday were discussing the question
of , ." Free Coinage " with all , the
earnestness of mid-campaigiL.enthus-
iasm, and ae if the question v. ere a
ive issue on the hustings. - And
while the party of gentlemen in
question wss made up of some of our
most intelligent citizens, still, from
"free coinage" standpoint, it was
evident that they were not altogether
ully posted. '
As the Atlanta Journal says, what
is known as" the silver question"
s possibly more imperfectly compre
hended by the masses of the people
than any other one of the political
issues of the day. Very few people
could, if called upon, give a common
sense explanation of the question,
and manv of the politicians who at
tempt to discuss it volubly on the
stump would be helpless to define it.
In the interest of a clearer compre
hension of the problem it may not
be out of place to present a concise
definition of it here.
The "silver question " aow before
the people of the United States is
whether the mints of the govern
ment shall co?n silver dollars weigh
ing 412 i grains as freely as they can
coin gold money. At present any
owner of gold bullion can take it to
the mint and have it coined into
wo-and-a-half, five, ten or twenty
dollar pieces, as he chooses and to
any amount, Those who counted
for free silver coinage, seek to secure
for the holders of silver bullion the
same "freedom" now enjoyed by the
owners of gold bullion.
The basis of the opposition to this
ree coinage of silver bullion is that
412i grains of silver -are not worth
now as much as they once were.
That is to say, the quantity of silyei
which it ia pioposed to put in the
silver dollar, whose coinage is to be
made free, is really worth not 100
cents, but only 66 cents.
Of course, if free coinage, as pre-!
sented in all the bills introduced in
Congress, meant putting a dollar's
worth of silver, over 500 grains, in
every dollar, there could and would
be no objection to it. It is no occa
sion for surprise, however, that there
should be very pronounced opposi
tion to the coinage of 66 cents worth
of silver into a dollar which is to
pass for 100 cents. .
It is safe to say that if the "silver
question" were more clearly under
stood, the free coinage minority in
the Democratic party would be much
smaller than it ia.
But be this as it may "free coin
age is not an issue in tnis campaign,
and good men and true should not
allow themselves to be diverted. The
fight is on. It is a fight of Demoo-
raoy against the Republican party
a fiffht for the people against the
Let's turn the rascals out.
At Pock Hill, S. C, on Tuesday
oi last week, July 7, 1892, Mr. D
Latt Jackson, of Norfolk, Va.,
formerly of The Argus, and Miss
Mart L. Minnick, of Baltimore,
Md., who has many friends in this
community, where she was with M,
E, Castex & Co.,. for several seasons,
were united in the holybond of
wedlock, Rev. J C. McMullen, !
formerly pastor of the Presbyterian
Church of this city, officiating.
The Argus is yery sincere in
wishing the happy couple the full
est measure of life's joys and pros
perity, and in this wish their many
friends here will cordially join, we
feel assured, when they read this an
nouncement of the happy event.
They are spending some days in
Columbia, S. C., before returning to
the groom's home in Norfolk.
Fremont Precinct.
Fremont, July 18.
Dear Argus : Herewith pleas
find enclose the proceedings of the
Fremont Precinct Conyention :
The Convention was called to
order by B. F. Aycock, Chairman of
the Democratic Executive Committee
of Fremont Precinct, who called J.
D. Davis to the Chair. J. M. Stone,
by request, acted es temporary Sec
retary, The temporary organization
was made permanent.
After explanation for the call of
the meeting by the Chairman, the
Convention proceeded to do its work,
which was to select six delegates to
the County Convention, to be held in
Goldsboro, next Saturday, July 23d.
B. F. Aycock then moved to elect the
delegates by ballot, which motion
was carried, when the following
gentlemen were placed in nomina
tion by J. T. Hooks.
J. II. Hinnant, J. W, Aycock, E.
L. Pippin, Frank Ayccck, Wyatt M.
Barnes, Wm. Ricks. There being
no opposition to the above on motion
ofM. T. Johnsan, the rules were
suspended and the gentlemen were
elected by acclamation,
Un motion of C. C. Aycock, the
chairman and secretary were added
to the list of delegates.
There being no other business, on
motion of B. F. Aycock the conven
tion adjourned.
J. D. Davis, Chairman.
J. M. Stone, Secretary.
Resolutions of Respect.
Castel Hall, Ruffin Lodge,
K. of P., No. 6.
July 8, '92. J
Whereas, Our beloved brother
H. Y. Moore, in the providence of
Almighty God has been removed
from our midst to his final reward.
Resolved, That we bow with hum
ble submission to the Divine will,
believing that our loss is His eternal
II. That in the life of Brother
Moore we have an example of one
who as a citizen, Knight and Chris
tian gentleman might with great
profit to ourselves be followed, with
the comforting assurance of deserved
high esteem of all who know us, and
of future reward.
III. That we extend to his be
reaved wife and relatives our heart
felt sympathy in the great loss they
have sustained, and commend them
to Him who doeth all thing3 well.
IV. That a memorial page in our
record book be set apart and that
these resolutions be recorded there
on, a copy sent to the wife and fam
ily of Brother Moore under seal of
the Lodge, published in the city
papers and that we wear the usual
badge of mourning thirty days.
Richard Macdonald,
Jno. Slaughter,
A, B. Hollowell.
The Female Industrial College.
Mr. B. F. AycoekT one of the
trustees of the State Normal and
Industrial School for girls, was here
yesterday, on his way from Greens
boro, where be attended a meeting
of the trustees. The latter decided
to increase the accommodations so as
to provide for 125 stiuients. The
original plans provided for only 75.
Mrs. P, J. Uarraway, of Winston,
wa3 elected matron and Miss Sue
May Kiikland, of Raleigh, lady
principal. Miss Kirkland is a na
tive of Hillsboro and ia well known
in the State as an accomplished
lady and a successful teacher of mu
sic She was educated at Misses
Nasb & Kollock's school at Hi 1s
boro, took a course of music with
Professor Banmann and also at the
Chatauqua in New York. She
taught music once at Peace Insti
tute and has since taught in Ten
nessee. She is a woman of excep
tional culture and grace of manners,
and as the social guide of the young
ladies who attend the Normal and
Industrial Scjjool her influence will
be the best and she will be an im
portant factor in the work of tnat
institution. Mrs. Carraway was
strongly endorsed by nearly all the
people of prominence in her section
of the State. She was educated at
St, Mary's and is said to be a supe
rior woman and peculiarly fitted to
discharge the duties of her position.
-Raleigh Chronicle.
Having qualified before the Clerk of the
Superior Court of Wayne County, as ad
ministratrix of D. E. Stevens, deceased,
notice is hereby given to all creditors to
present their claims to the undersigned
before the 19th day of July, 1892, or thta
notice will be pleaded in bar of their re
covery; and to all persons indebted to the
estate to make immediate payment.
Mrs. P. L. Stevens,
Admin'trix D. E. Stevens,
July 18, 1892. Mt. Olive, N. C
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