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'This Abgus o'er the people's rights
D"th aneternal vigil keep;
No soothing strain of Mai's son
Can lull its hundred eyes to sleep'1
Vol. XVI.
NO. 80
I know as my life grows older,
And mine eyes have clearer sight,
Tbat under each rank wrong somewhere
There lies the root ol Bight;
That such sorrow has its purpose,
By the sorrowing oft unguessed,
But as lure as the sun brings morning,
Whatever is i best.
I know that each sinful action.
As sure as the night brings shade,
Is somewhere, sometime punislieu,
Tho' the hour be long delayed.
I know that the soul is aided
Sometimes by the heart's unrest,
And to grow means often to euflVr
But whatever is is best.
I know there are no errors
In the great eternal plar,
And all things work together
For the final good cf mas.
And I know when my soul speeds on
ward In its grand eternal quest,
I shall say as I look back earthward,
Whatever is is best.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Letter from S. Otho Wilson,
State Executive Committee,
Pe ple's Party of North Caro
lina, Chairman's Office,
Raleigh, N. C. Oct. 21 1892.
F. M. SiMM0N8,Chairman,Raleizh :
Sir : A copy of the State Chron
icle of 'the 19th inst, containing
two letters and a sensational write
up by yon with reference to a so
called Becret political Bociety, of
which I am said to be the official
head, has been handed me.
As yon have used the machinery
of the party of which you are the
official head, together with the
Democratic pre-s of the State and
nation for its circulation, I hope
that your sense of fair p!ay will
give the same prominence and
wide circulation io this communis
cation. Justice demands it.
If there is in North Carolina a
secret political society ki own as
'Gidion's Band," or I y ar-y otbe
name, or if there has be n a politi
cal eociety which control-, or has
tried to control, the people, or
policy of any political party, other
than the conncils of the party it
self, I am in ignorance of it exist
Very truly,
(Signed.) S. Otho Wilson,
Mr. Editor At the request of
Mr. S. Otho Wilson, I desire,
through the medium of the press,
to lay before the people of North
Carolina the above letter, which 1
think contains the strongest possi
ble proof of the charge he therein
essays to answer. It will be ob
served he does not deny the state-,
ments made by Messrs Reed and
Bell, and makes the single point
that the "band" is not a political
eociet. In other words, summoned
to the bar of public opinion,his plea
by way is what is known among
the lawyers as a plea of confession
andavoid&nce."Hn admits by deny
ing (under circumstances which
imperatively cal'ed for denial, if
one had been intended ) the exist
ence in North Carolina of the
"Gideon's band". He admits
thereby thajt Mefsrs Reed and
Bell have correctly described the
machinery by which it works,
to-wit: chiefs, sub chiefs, thirty
select men in each county, and 300
in each congressional district, who
can be relied on in all meetings.
He admits thereby tbat these men
are bound by oath, under severe
penalties, to execute a!l orders
emanating from their t uperiors He
admits that be initiated Reed and
made him chief" in the 9th dis
trict He admits thereby tla he
made overtures to Bell to join and
revealed to him the tecre.ts o the
"band". He admits that ho de
clared the purposes of the band to
be to promote the "reform move
ment'. But he 6a js the band is not
a political society.
I leave it to the intelligent peo
ple of the State ii this is not a fair
interpretation.indeed, the only ad
miseable interpretation, of bis let
ter. These facts being admitted,
or proven, the people will not ac
cept Mr, Wilson's conclusions as
to whether they constitute a po
lit:cal society, especially when it
is well known he and some of his
followers have very eccentric noo
tions about what is political. They
will take the facts and decide
for themselver, and these
facts admitted as 1 have shown by
Mr. Wilson, show a well-defined
secret political organization.
. What did Mr. Wilson mean
when he told Mr. Bell the object
of the band was to promote the
"Reform" movement? Did be re-
for to the platform of principles
adopted at Cincinnati in 1891,
which with slight amendment, were
afterwards incorporated in the St
Louis platform and then adopted
at Omaha? What sonld he have
meant if not this?
Bell so understood him, for lie
replied the scheme was dangerous
and would destroy the Alliance
and deieat the reforms proposed.
Is there any doubt about what is
known as the "reform movement"
being a political movement? Dees
it not seek to have certain well-
defined policies enacted into law
and when in conflict therewith to
have the fundamental law chang -ed.
There seems to be the consider
able obtnsenecs on the part oi people
in this State as to what constitutes
political action, but it is hard to
believe any can be found so dull as
not to see that what was popularly
known as the reform movement
was then a political move, and has
continued up to the present time to
be one.
It Messrs. Reed and Bell's let
ters left any doubt (and I think
they did not) in the minds of our
people about the existence here of
a secret political society. Mr. Wil
son's letter finally removes tbat
The existence ofMSideon's-Band"
in this State, and the statements of
Messrs. Reed and Bell in reference
thereto not being denied, the peo
ple will, of course, form their opin
ion of its character and objects
from the statements of these gentle
men. If the order is political, it is no
lawful; if the order is not political
but merely intended to control
and direct the deliberations of the
Alliance, then it is an outrage upon
the members of the Alliance, who
have not been admitted into its
eecrets,tbat a secret "cabal" should
have been formed within their or
der to clandestinely control its
F. M. StMM"NS,
Chm'n State Dem. Ex. Com.
The Wild-Cat Money Skulk.
The Republican leaders now
realize the fact that they have been
worsted in every effort to defend
the iniquitous tariff taxation ot the
McKinley law, and they have.froro
sheer necessity, skulked into a
corner and unite in a howl against
wild cat money because tbe Chica
go platform calls for the repeal of
the 10 per cent, tax on State bank
issues. It is simply a cowardly
skulk, as every man of average
intelligence knows that no one
proposes to go back to irresponsi
ble ((inks and that no such money
institutions could exist for a month.
Tbe plain truth is that our na
tional bank circulation is rapidly
diminishing and must soon disap
pear. Senator Sherman, in a
speech delivered in the Senate last
June, thns honestly stated the
case :
Now, Mr. President, another
thing is plain, that the people of
this country whether rightly or
wrongly is not for me to say are
not in favor of the longer continu
ance of the national banking sys
tem beyond that period which will
enable them to wind up as banks
of circulation when the payment of
tbe public interest-bearing bonds
i s nade I am, therefore,
in favor of regarding the popular
will as being practically expressed
that we shall not continue this
banking system longer than the
existence of the bonds that are out
The Democratic platform does
not leave any citizen in doubt as to
what is meant by the repeal of the
tax on State bank circulation. This
important part of it is studiously
suppressed by the skulkers :
We hold to the use of both gold
and silver as the standard money
of the country and to the coinage
of both gold and silver, without
discrimination against either metal
or charge for mintage but the dol-
lar unit of coinage of both metals
n.ust be of (qual intrinsic and ex
change able value, or be adjusted
by international agreement, or by
such safeguards of legislation as
shall secure tbe maintenance of the
parity ot the two metals and the
equal power of any dollar at all
times in the market and in . the
payments of debts, and we demand
that all paper currency shall be
kept at par with an redeemable in
such coin.
Grover Cleveland is the most
important man of all to interpret
the Democratic platform, and he
gives no uncertain sound on the
question of an absolutely sound
and stable currency. In his letter
of acceptance he says :
The people are entitled to sound
and honest money, abundantly suffi
cient in volume to supply their
business needs. But whatever
mpy be the form of the people's
currency .national or State, whether
gold, silver or paper, it should be
so regulated and guarded by govs
ernmental action, or by wise and
careful laws that no one can be de
luded as to the certainty and stab
ility of its value, Every dollar
put into the hands of the people
should be of the same intrinsic
value or purchasing power. With
the condition absolutely guaran
teed, both gold and silver can be
safely utilizod upon equaVterms in
the adjustment of our currency. '
The issue of wild-cat . currency
simply assumes ' that the people
are fools and can be frightened
away from a sober consideration of
monopoly taxes by the cry of
"wild-cat bants, coming up in
chorus from a lot of cowardly po
litical skulkers.
The Columbian Kxli 'bit ion.
This "new style" anniversary of
the discovery of America comes
along tardily. The sentiment as
sociated with a popular commemo-.
ration is no controlled by matha-j
matical calculations concerning
the accuracy of the calander. We
have all learned that Columbus
first perceived land it) the West on
the morning of October 12, 1492,
and it was a refinement of j e lantry
to ask us to defer our recognition
of the anniversary till October 21,
merely because it was afterwards
learned that the fifteenth century
almanacs were nine days out of the
There is only one advantage iD
the selection of this day instead of
the nominal anniversary for the
ceremonies at Chicago. The ac
tual commemoration has already
been held and to-day's demonstra
tion serves to consecrate attention
not eo much on the historical
event as on the monumental er
terprise that is to mark the com
pletion of the fonrYuaryelous eentu
ries since elapsed. We
have all been hearing a great
deal about Columbus ; our
thoughts to-day turn rather to
the stupendous civilization that
has arisen in the New World to
which he led the way.
Each of the great international
exhibitions of the past distinctly
marked an epoch in the deyelop
mentof the world at large, as well
as ot the country in which it was
held. The impetus giveu to the
commercial and industrial progress
of England by the first World's
Fair in 1851 wa3 felt in some de
gree by every nation, aud France
and, subsequently Austria, profited
greatly by the examp'e. Our owd
Centennial Exhibition in 187G was
even more emphatically epoch
making. It marked the culmina
tion of a century of growth uuder
trange t nd difficu!t co: d tions ar d
a new starting puint ot an organ
ized national life, whose develop
ment received from it a fresh and
stimulating influence.
By whatever mistakes of policy
our progress has been misdirected
and whatever perils they may have
invited, the vast resources of the
country have proved too great for
man's ignorance to repress5. Nor
has nature alone been fruitful. Io
at least the external marks of civil
ization, in all that makes for the
comfort and convenience ot life,the
cultivation of the mind and the
elevation of taste,our advance 6ince
1876, though atiil very far from
universal, has. within its range,
been little short of marvelous. In
its artistic aspect, as manifested
especially in the application o art
to industry and to beautifying the
environments of daily life, the
United States of to-day are almost
a New World indeed when con
pared with twenty years ago, and
this is one f the things that the
Chicago Exhibition will mark in a
way that will astonish even our
selves, The advance is scientific and
mechanical invention has been
scarcely less rematkable The whole
construction of the buildings at
Chicago, as well as their ornamen
ation, their illumination, the means
of trancit through the gronnds,and
numerous other features, will pre
sent to the eye what practically did
not exist so lately as 1876. Thus
the work of preparation in itsc:lf,a9
a token of past achievement and
present possibilities, will have the
highest importance, while the va6t
collection yet to be gathered there,
of the treasures of nature and ot
ait, of science, industry and inven
tion, should as far excel any pre
vious display as the resources of
1892 excel those of the times past,
Philadelphia Times,
Smithfield Herald: Mr. W. T.
Thain, who had . been sick of con
sumption for several months died
at 3 o'clock Tuesday morning. He
wa9 in the 37th year and was at one
time a promising young man but
in his early manhood he became a
victim of strong drink and died a
total wreck.
Wilson Mirror! That incom
parable mould of womanly excel
lence, and the rarest embodiment
of rarest graces Miss Mena Hob
erts left this week for Anniston,
Alabama, but we rejoiee to know
that she will return and still be
one of Wilson's most brilliant and
magnificent ornaments.
Charlotte Observer; A very
pretty home wedding was that
of Miss Carrie Barringer and Mr.
E. B. Watts, of Winstor, which
took place yesterday afternoon at
4:30 o'clock at the residence of the
bride's parents on North Graham
street. : Oaly relatives and inti
mate friends were present as wit
nesses to the pleasant event. The
ceremony was performed by Rey.
Edward Mack, and the bride was
given away by her brother, Mr.
William Barringer.
The church was full: in the crowded
There scarce was roem to pas?;
Upon the throng the sunlight streamed
Through panes of colored glass.
It tinged some checks with a rose-tint
But it threw on others a pale blue light;
A.nd a sickly hue of ghastly green
Fell full on some, while the rays between
Shed yellow, the color ol richest gold,
And purple like Tyrian dye of old.
But numbers sat in a cold grey light,
And few were touched by the purer
While the organ's vibratory tone
Stirred now a triumph now a groan,
An unseen voice, as of one who plead
For all the living; yea, and the dead,
Sang, "Pity, O, Saviour!"
The church was full; full like the world
Teeming with human life;
And the beating hearts that were gath
ered there,
With varying thoughts were rife.
Some glowed with the rose tint of hope
and love,
Some, paler, looked only to Heaven
And some were ghastly with coming
And striving to lengthen the fleeting
And clinging to earth with a dying hold
Yet fueling the powerless grasp unfold,
A nd envying those so full of health,
Who sat in the yellow light of wealth
And folded the purple of high estate
Over hearts not always good nor great
And some ft It cold in the dead grey tint,
of a life ol poverty and stint;
And s-.me surviving affliction's night
Caught a few faint beams ol the purer
Still over all, rolled the organs tone.
Stirring now a triumph and now a
While the mellow voice of the one who
Floated overhead till the arches rang
With "Pity, O, Saviour!"
Before the altar, the white-robed priest
Bent his head in solemn prayer,
In the consecrated place, his voice
Arose on the quiet air
"As is most expedient for them,"he said
"Be the wishes of thy people sped."
From a life's experience, learned he well,
That only Omniscient love could tell
What things to withhold, and what to
To needy soul3 that they migl't live;
He knew that those in the cold grey
Would ask for wealth nor ask aright,
That those in the purple and gold,
would say
From our treasures here take us not
Meanwhile the Heaven God made so
With His own presence, all would slight,
Hereon this wretched. earth to stay
And live for more forever and for aye.
Wtll might the organ thrill and groan,
And the voice with most pleading tone
Cry, "Pity, O.Savioui!"
Ignorant, wilfully blind, and dead
In our trespases and sin,
We would shut the door oi the other
Nor seek to enter in.
If God to purge our sins essay,
We cry, "Kemove this agony!"
If gentler discipline be given
We pray him, "Turn this earth to
If one we love be nigh to death
We beseech Him to stay the parting
Though He is His mercy fair would
An immortal life for the one we live.
Yet we hold back those whom He calls
to share
The happy lot of the angels fair.
And dare to pity the saints who go
Leaving behind them a life of woe.
We turn our eyes from a vision bright
To let them rest on a meaner sight.
Meantime, the beauty no eye hath seen
Is waiting for us to enter in;
The wealth we have so desired is there,
And there is portioned our own full
And the perfect love of which we
In Heaven alone is ever seen;
And the painless life, we long for so.
Till we leave the flesh, we shall never
Ah, well for us, that the priest doth
With words that teach us what to say
And well for us weep and groan
That some voice calls with pleading tone
- "Pity, O, Si.viour-"
The 8harj sad Witty Baylx; of tbe
Press Men.
It waB on the eve of his depart
ure. On the morn he was to re
turn to the city; they were to part
perhaps forever.
They had wandered down by
the brook, and as they sat together
on the old seat under the green
wood tree, she was the first to break
the stillness ot the twilight hour.
I can't bear'to say good-bye, Bhe
sighed. Promise me you will come
to my wedding
1 promise yon on one condU
tion, he replied, that I will come,
even from the ends of the earth,
What is it?
Will you grant it before I ask it?
Let me come as the bridegroom.
Ogden Warde in Puck.
Hennepin Yon have gone too
far, Miss Barlow.
Miss Barlow What do you
mean? Did we not agree to dissem
ble in the presence of others that
they might not suspect our love? ;
Hennepin Yes, but I do not
feel that that wan anted you in
kicking me down the teps and
throwing my cane after me just
because you saw your uncle, com
ing around the corner. The Aven
ger. Soaque Gimme (hie) cocktail,
Clerk This isn't a gin mill; this
is a stationery store!
Soaque Ob, exchuse me; lost
in' bearings! Well, gimme two
fingers o' red ink (hie), a dash of
mucilage, and a postage stamp.
'S all th' same t' me (hie) at this
stage o' the game! The Imbiber.
Hubby My dear, I came home
this evening to take you to the
Wifey (sardonically) Ah, in
deed! How could your pretty little
cosypbee spare you so long?
Hubby Oh, she is to sing in the
chorut! The Baldhead.
Algernon Good Gawd! Cholly
Jonah has fallen into the chowdaw!
Cook That's bad. The other clams
a-e sare to resent it! The Smiler
Hicks Nick's making love to
Mis6 Boodle in a sort of a coufi
dence game.
Snicks How so?
Hicks Nick has confidence
the old man wont't live long.
Caraway: The elopement of
Cheney's wife was in the nature of
a boomerang, wasn't it?
Hook: How so?
Caraway: She returned the next
day. Truth.
A man can't help his personal
appearance, said Bowne de Bout
He can't select his eyes or his hair.
No, replied Upson Downes,
thoughtfully; he is lucky if he can
pick his teeth. Puck.
Stand Bobtail (to conductor). I
ihought you said there'Vere plenty
of Beats inside the car?
Bell punch Knockdown. There
are; no doubt one will be unoccu
pied pretty soon. Truth.
The first is called the index
finger, but when a man takes three
or so it's an index of his opinion
that the season has grown to cold
for beer.--Philadelphia Times.
There is a great difference ben
tween military engagements and
love engagements. In one there is
a good deal of falling in, and the
other therels a good deal of falling
out. Yonkers Statesman.'
Made Up of Divers clipingg
Anl may we, "in the life of ours.
Learn sotrething from the flight of
Submissive bow at His behest;
Who always doeth what is best
Mrs. Mary Ware.
The pleasures of this life fall
short of compensation for its trials
and perplexities; yet Hope "buoys
our tried and wearied spirits,
ana we struggle on ana on,
hope! u I that sweet Test and
peace will reward ns bye and
Just to let their Father do
What He will;
Just to know that He is Irue
And be still;
Just to trust Him this is all !
Then the day will surely be
Peaceful, whatsoe'er befall,
Bright and blessed, calm and free.
Francis Ridley Havergal.
Youth is the lovely probation-
time of life, as life itself is the pro-
nation-time ot eternity- The real
life, the grand years, are those
that follow, each greater than the
last, the preparation days. It is
then when speech and thought,
each secure in its proper place, no
longer at strife, throw -wide the
doors of coversation; "when sure ot
herself, understanding well her
duties and her claims. that woman
steps forward, -with kindly smile,
with gracious air and consci
one power, to mount her
waiting throne and grasp the
jewelled sceptre of perfect woman
hood. Every white hair that
gleams among the dark , every line
upon the noble countenance, tell
ing ot gathered thoughts, fresh
treasures of human sorrow and
sympathy, are new diamonds and
pearls in circlet about her brows.
Our birthdays are rounds of the
ladder leading upwards, and ever
as we mount, if we do not find the
atmosphere purer and more invig
orating, the prospect fairer and
brighter, it is because we tnrn onr
faces down-ward, and refuse to
breath freely or Jook abont ne.
The Greatest Gala Day in the History
of the town A Long Line of Bril
liant Pageantry and. Beautiful Dis
plays. Friday Columbus Day dawned
bright and beautiful iu Goldsboro,
and from an early hoar the city was
astir with busy preparations for the
day's public observance, as outlined
by the program published in the
morning's Akgus.
Promptly at 10 o'clock the various
historical, industrial and trade floats,
the fire companies, the Goldsboro
Rifles, the mounted Knights and
carriages began to arrive at the
starting point, and at 11" o'clock
sharp the procession moved on "its
march of the city, and all along the
line, throughout all the streets of
crowded spectators, ejaculations of
wonder and admiration and public
spirited gratification prevailed with
prolonged enthusiasm. Even the
most sanguine had not expected
anything h:ilf eo grand, beautiful
and imposing. It was a spontaneous
Mardi Gras, so to speak, of historic
characters and brilliant pageantry,
and will long be remembered in
Goldsboro as the most imposing and
successful public celebration of any
day in all her past history. And
right here we take occasion to say
that the credit of its inception and
bri 111 an t culmination is largely due to
Prof.J.Y.Joyner, the efficient Super
intendent of our City Schools, and
Hon. A. B. Hollowel!, the patriotic
and aggressive Mayor of our city.
Thev spared no effort to make the
affair a success and a credit to Golds
boro and it was both Visitors
from nearly every town in the State
were here, and all agreed in common
that it eclipsed anything of the
kind thev had ever seen in any of
their respective towns.
The order of march was as fellows:
Goldsboro Cornet Band :
From the 1st to the 7th grades of
boys of the Goldsboro Graded School,
carrying banners :
From the 1st to 7th grades- of girls,
carrying banners :
Carriages with Teachers' and
Trustees :
Carriages with Mayor and Aides''
men :
Fire Company No. 1, with wagon
beautifully decorated:
Eclipse Steam Fire Engine Co.,
with steamer handsomely arrayed.
historical floats.
Float, "Santa Maria", with
Columbus and sailors :
Float, with Indians in war attire :
Float, with young ladies represent
ing North Carolina Coat of Arms,
Cornua Copia and Virginia Dare,
and with Sir Walter Raleigh, in front:
Float The 13 original States,
represented by young ladies :
Float, with 44 young ladies on
board, representing the United States
cf to-day:
Float Ruffin Lodge, K. of P. No,
6., followed by fifty Knights of the
order on horse back.
Float " Cleveland In The While
House " by The Einstein Clothing
Float "The nation and the1
State" The nation being represeait-
ed by a young man in typicaP'Un.'jle
Sam"attire,and the State being repre
sented by a young lady personating
our State Coat of Arms by Messrs.
H. Weil & Bros.
C.Kern & Co Clothing.
Royall.& Borden, a handsome
dining room fully furnished.
Bizzell, Bros. & Co., a pyramid of
canned goods and groceries.
" St. James Hotel a dining room
with guests at table, aud beautifully
decorated with painted scenes of
historic interest, the work of Dr.
S. Cohen & Son Fine beef and
fat cattle.
P, R, King & Son machinery.
The procession was quite three
quarters of an hour passing a given
point and was followed all along its
route by lines of hundreds of ad
mirers. When it had finished its course
back to the Graded school grounds,
some beautiful exercises were given
on the spacious grounds - by . the
children of the several grades to the
great enjoyment of the many specta I
tors. These were followed by at
splendidly executed .skiraniih drill
down West Centre by the Goldsboro
Rifles, that was enthusiastic and ex
hiliarating. "Old Vets." on a'l
sides enjoyed this feature hugely and
said it "canied them back" to
former days, when it wa3 not "all
The day's festivities were con
cluded bv a delightful entertainment
by pupils of the Graded Schcol in
the Messenger Opera House, which
was largely attended aud resulted iu
$125 for the librarv fund of the
Graded School.
It was a great day in Goldsboro.
Its praise is on the lips of all, and
everyone who witnessed the occasion
will long retain a pleasing remem
brance thereof
Columbua Day.
Editor Anus: Columbus Day was
observed bv the Colored Graded and
State Normal Schools here on Fri
day, on the grounds of the city
Graded School.
There was no regular street pa
rade of the schools or of the citizens,
but a large crowd gathered at the
school building at 3 o'clock p. m.
Just before the beginning of the
exercises the Juveniles, in full
uniform, headed by the Cornet
Band, marched upon the scene, and
after performing many pleasing
marches, took their place in West
side of the hollow square, the other
three sides being formed of the
Graded and Normal School students.
In the pavilion, which is in the
middle of the hollow square, was
the piano, presided at by Mrs. Dil
lard, of the State Normal, supported
by Mrs. Dortch, Miss Amee and Mis3
Lee, of the Graded School.
Conspicuous in the pavilion was
the saintly form of Miss Dorr, whose
presence breathed an atmosphere of
purity and perfection, accompanied
by Mrs. II. L. Grant.
On the speaker's stand, which had
been erected at some expense and
handsomely decorated with ever
green and bunting, were to be seen
Prof. H. E. Hagabs, Principal of the
State Normal School and orator of
the day, Prof. J. Y. Joyner, Super
intendent of the city Graded Schools,
Maj. II. L, Gran!;, Rev. C. Dillard,
Mr. John Lynch, Father of the Ju
veniles, Mr, Jno. A. C : ooms, reader
of proclamation, and Mr. J. C. Ste
vens, Principal of the city colored
Graded Schoo1, who acted as master
of ceremonies.
The following is the prog am of
Reading Presidents' proclamation.
Raising, cheering and saluting the
Pupils pledge allegiance.
Singing America.
Prayer, by Rev. C. Dillard.
Singing Star Spangled Banner.
Address, by Prof. II. E. Hagans.
Singing Glory Hallelujah.
Columbus Catechism, conduc ed
by Mr. Hagans.
Singing Uolumbia the tiem ot
the Ocean.
The exercises were interspersed
with lively music by the colored
Goldsboro Cornet Band.
The event of the day was the able
address of Prof, llagans, who spoke
from manuscript and shewed him
self familiar with his subject, which
was the Life and Adventures ot
Columbus and tho effect of his great
discovery upon the civilization of
the world. He spoke like the orator
that he is. and electrified his audi
ence, which listened spell-bound to
the close. It is hoped that the au
dress will be printed so that all our
people may read it.
Prof, Joyner ably addreseed the
people on the importance of the day
and in behalf ot education.
Rev. C. Dillard, that able divine,
though unwell, being specially re
quested, could not refrain from al
luding to the progress made by our
people, hoping that the day would
soon come when all narrow preju
dice would flee before the bright
sunlight of intellegence.
With the flag of the Union float
ing ifoove our school the children
marched away to their several homes
and the crowd dispersed, giving
three cheers. Tar Heel.
Democrats Indeed.
Me. Editor: Some cf our
Third party friends are heard to
say, "oh, I'm as good as a Demo
crat as I ever was. but 1 am going
to vote the Third party ticket be
cause Democrats abuse tis" Now,
friends, inst think and ask your
self if that is rfot a strange position
for vou to take. -A man cannot be
a good Democrat and vote to de
stroy the Democratic party, lie
cannot bo a good Christain and
serve the .Devil. He cannot de.
sert his party, his Country,
his friends andexpect them
-praise him for it and still te
good a Democrat as he was before.
Deserters have beeti looked on in
all ages aB traitors, from Benedict
Arnold down to Marion Butler,
and we beg our Democratic lriends
not to be led astray, oat come
back and help the grand old Dem
ocratic party in our efforts to free
our country from the blight of Re
publicanigm, monopoly and plu
Goldsboro, N. C.
Oct. 22, 1892. .
Its Opening la Fork Township Yes
terday: A Joint Canvass Agreed
The county campaign opened in
i Fork township vr-sterdav with all
the county candidates Democrats
and Thirdpartyites in attendance,
with the exception of Thirdparty
candidate for Sheriff, Joe. W. Gard
ner, who is detained at home for the
present by the illness of his wife.
It was an auspicious opening for
the county Democracy, for the at
tendance was large, both whites and
blacks being out in good numbers,
and reason prevailed: and where
reason prevails Democracy is always
triumphant, for reason and Democ
racy go baud in hand; and so it was
a triumphant day in Furk township
A joint canvass having been agreed
upon, the campaign is going to be
an interesting one all over the coun
ty, and will doubtless wax warmer
as the fight thickens. The t. P3.
weie badly rattled yesterday. For
instance, Abbott L. Swinson, t, p.
caudidate for Register of Deeds, said
outright and einjrfiatiraUy in his
speech jesterday that he did not re
quest Frank Dobson, the Republican
county chairman, to join him in a pe
tition for Federal Supervisors of elec
tions. Dobson has asserted to doz-
ens in tt
couuty that Abbott L.
Swinson did do this thing. So it
is reduced at the start to a question
of personal veracity between Swiu-
son aud Dobson; and bwmson has
the passiye endorsement of Dobsoa's
party for Register. So Dobson will
either have to act outside his party
in voting the county ticket or else
vote for Swinson, who has denounced
his statement as false at the very
outset of the campaign. Now how
are they going to settle this question
and keep peace in the family the
Radical Third party family? And if
it aiut settled amicably (and we can't
see how it can be) why Dobsou is
liable to call his party affiliates to
gether iu a night even the night
before the election, and put out a
complete county tic ket.
All the candidates "announced
themselves" yesterday, aud our leg
islative candidates lion. B. F,
Aycock for the Senate, and J. A.
S evens and W. R. Allen for the
House made stirring, telling
speeches, completely annihilating
Person, Parker and well, we
were going to say Ham; Mr. W. H.
Ham, of Pikeville, Mr. Aycock's
opponent, but he was one who sim
ply "announced himself".
To the N. Grand Brethren of
Nev.se Lodge No, 6, 1. O. O. F.
Goldsboro, Oct. 18 1892.
The undersigned Committee ap
pointed for the purpose, beg leave
to reppectfiilly 6nbmit the follows
ing :
Dr. Daniel Cogdell, the subject
ot this memoir, was born in Wayne
County, North Carolina in 1S21,
and died in Goldsboro N. C. on
the 7th day of October 1892 in the
6Sth year ot his age. . During his
long and useful life, he maintained
a character for honor,integrity and
gentlemanly deportment second
to none.
He was a faithful member of
the Episcopal Church and endeared
himself to hi3 church, this Lodge,
and his many friends by his uni
form kindners, and the many act,
by which he won, and was entitled
to, their esteem.
lie was one of the charter mem
bers of Nense Lodge No. 6 I. O.
O, F. and its first noble grand,and
has always been a consistant and
vauled member, never failing in
his dntv. and always ready and
wil ling to aid and asist a brother
in distress: therefore, be it
liesolved. That we deplore his
loss and cherish his memory and
deeply sympathise with his be
reaved family in their allliction.
liesolved. lhat we will wear
the usual badge of mournLig fcr 30
Aesolved, lhat the becretary
furnish his widow with a copy of
these resolutions and that they be
published in the City papers.
Kcspecttully submitted,
S. D: Phillips. 1
J. H. Powell. Committee.
R. P. Howell j
Morehead City News: Mr, Jno.
E. Lswis and crew caught near
hero recently 175.00' worth of
mackeral and other fish at one
Winston Sentinel: North Car
olina may well feel proud of her
scenic beauty and her forest treas
ures. She ought to presevre some
of these in a great park to be kept
forever as the heritage of the peo
' Ladics,let us show vou our line of shoe
at New York Bargain Store.

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