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THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL
DAILY AND WEEKLY. TKKtfN OF 8DBSCKHTION. TUB JOURNAL is mailed to H- Crlbr8t8ix Ioli.arb per minora ; Thbu Dollars and Twkntt-Fivb Ckwts for six month.; Oh a Oovt.An and Sevkntv-Fivk C BHTP for three mouth; 7 Cbnts per month for shorter period. n.a. Weklv Journal at One Dollar and 9 Jftj Cjois per annum, One Dollar for $x months; yjftT Centa for Three Month. DEATH OF OAPMIN MAIWCIKI. T. VIL,IIAITIS. The aunoancement of tbo untimely death of this brilliant and gifted man will carry profound sorrow to many, very many hearts in North Carolina. And well it maj, for it is indeed a time to mourn when the State losos 811 ch a sou as Samuel x. w imams. But highly Wiih as a man respected, as ho and esteemed an patriot, in the he was as tenderly lov d relations of jirivate life And to pure and blameless w; s bii life, both public and private, that t ven in this slanderous age and though he ever struck manful blows in the cause of right, no man had tho hardi hood to breathe the slightest suspicion even of his rectitude. The following touching and beauti fnl tribute to his worth and to his memory, which we take from the Star of yesterday, does honor both to the dead and the living. IS MEMORY OF SAMUEL TUNSTALL WIL LIAMS. Died in New York, Thursday night, a young North Carolinian widely known and everywhere beloved. The band that writes these memorial lines trembles with a genuine and profound grief, for he who is dead was our dear est, truest, noblest friend. Samuel T. Williams was one of the knightliest youug men of our State. Gentle, courteous, just and true as he vat to all, to the chosen few of the intimate circle he was the very flower of fellow ship, the soul of manly devotion. His virtues will live after him like shining stars in the firmament, and the sweet influences of his life will long be felt in the lives of those who survive. May God have granted him the sweet boon of eternal peace ! Samuel T, Williams was a native of Nash county, and a graduate of Emory and Henry College, Virginia. He moved to Oxford, Gianville county, some years before tne war, and ob tained license just previous to the opening of hostilities, to practice law. About that time we think 1859 he succeeded Mr. Kingsbury as editor of the Leisure Hour. jHe wrote for it many vigorous and incisive articles. Ilis turn was always to literature and journalism. At the beginning of the war he entered the service of his State and section and remained faithfully in the same to the last bitter struggle. He attained to the rack of Captain. He was a brother of tho brilliant and amiable young Colonel Sol. Williams of historic fame in the fields of Vir ginia. After the war, Captain Williams retnrned to Nash county and resumed the practice of the profession of law. In 18C8 he was the Democratic candi date for Congress in the Fourth Dis trict, and made a brilliant but hopeless canvass. He was a ready and graceful speaker. He occasionally wrote edi torials for the Battleboro Advance and was; the author of an elaborate critique of Fuller's "Angel in the Cloud." In 1872 he formed a law part nership with B. H. Bunn, Esq., at Rocky Mount. Daring that year he accepted the position of editor-in-chief of the Raleigh Neios, which position ihe held for something over a year, pinee 1873 he has attended exclusively o his law practice, which was quite ptensive for a young man. Mr. Wil- 6ams was thirty-eicrht years of see. (te was the brother of Henry G. Wil ams, Esq., editor of the Wilson Ad- ance. MCHUltX IN TKUtUliE. The purport of a private letter writ pen by Mr. Schurz to a friend in (Washington has been made public and is bringing its writer and the Radical patty very great trouble. Mr. Schurz f;avo it as his opinion that both Indis ana und Ohio would go for Tilden and Hendricks, very much to the disgust p the K idical leaders generally. These gentry are also very mueh disgusted at the tenor of Mr. Schurz's speeches. I which they say are principally confined to laudations of civil service reform and abuse of Prosident Grant's admin istration. It is said that the Republi can campaign committee propose now to cancel their engagement with Mr. 8churz, or rather that they have done ao. gg they do not consider that he is helping their cause. The National Republican, Presi dent Grant's own peculiar organ and laouth-piece, is very wuch exercised about the matter, as it may well be, and takes Mr. Schurz roundly to task for blurting out the truth and declares he was employed to canvass for no Bach purpose. The Republican says: . "Some controversy and accompany wild statements have been pre the(i kv tno public announcement tnat Carl Schurz has informed his per onal friends that the chances of Re publican success in Ohio and Indiana are precarious. To put these contro versies at refct we rise to explain that 41 Schurz, to the best of our infor Ration, did write a letter to ah inti mate friend, in which the prediction aa most unequivocally pronounced. JJ explanation of this, it is asserted his speeches in the campaign thus araave been addressed to the subject civil service reform, and that their JpJundwork bag beeo a baseless assault "Pon the administration of President n ne opinion of competent jjrty authority, speeches of this kind e not calculated to advance the in w eats the common cause, and, it is juaared, Mr. Schurz was told to mend u 'ways. Hence these tears." Again it says: - 1ft IT 1 II . . . . rk . , " rumarKaoie mat tne nrss IJhir. T 3 - . . w ww jluui&ub. to come to us JPPJtt VOL. 33. from any politician of sufficient romi nenca to deserve consideration, should roach uh. privately of course, from Carl Schurz ? This man has declared his Republican allegiance, and his talents have been engaged for no pur pose but to spread Republican truths. If we are to have prophets of disaster, his lips should by all means remain closed." The Republican's last utterance is as follows: "(Jarl Schurz his always been noted as an agitator and a theorist- a man, in short, who follows wild vacariaa. mud is never satisfied with the sur - y rounui.ig condition ol auairs. It is not, to be wondered at, therefore, that he is a disturbing factor in the present campaign, tie .ias pretended to car ry the German vote in his pocket so oftea for iustanoe, in 1872 that neither native nor adopted citizens have much faith in him in these later days." It looks very much as if Mr. Schurz would not remaiu in the canvass much longer. There was too much honest German blood in his veins to permit Mr. Schurz to play successfully the part of a Radical demagogue. We rather think his usefulness in that line has been destroyed. The Radicals say they are for Re form too, but that it can best be ac complished inside its own party lines and under its own party leaders. Among these leaders are to be found such men as old Zich Chandler, Blaine, Morton, Settle, Bill Smith, Holden, Mac Liindsey, and last, but not least, Beast Butler, who has just been nominated for Congress by the Radical party in Massachusetts. Beast Butler and Traitor aettle are now in the same boat. What a party it must be that can nominate Beast Butler for Congress in Massachusetts and Traitor Settle for Governor in North Carolina ! Will honest white men in North Carolina, will honest colored men in North Car olina march under a flag that has a Beast and a Traitor for its standard bearers ? Think of it, fellow-citizens. That is what the Radical party asks you to do. Kelieff for Savannah Seven Hun dred and Fiftjr Dollars to 1c Sent To-morrow. Many of the citizens of Wilmington have responded promptly to Savan nah's cry of distress. Yesterday as soon as the appeal for help, signed by Mr. G. N. Saussy, President of the Young Men's Christian Association of Savannah, was circulated through the columns of the Journal, some of our citizens of large-hearted charity at once set to work to raise a fund for the relief of the sufferers of our iiistor city. That most worthy Christian gentleman, Mr. D. G. Worth, of the firm of Worth & Wortb, in the absence of any organization for the purpose of soliciting subscriptions to a fund of relief, stepped forward, and going out among his brother mer chants, raised in a single day the sum of seven hundred and fifty-six dollars and fifty cents, which will be forward ed by him to-morrow to the proper au thorities in Savannah. This is a good beginning for our citizens to make, and we know that it is only a begin ning of their generous contributions to the sufferers of Savannah, if their distresses continue to call for these contributions. In the year 1862 Wil mington, under a like terrible scourge, received abundantly the aid and sym pathy of the city of Savannah, which was freely bestowed, and Wilmington must now remember that '-it is more blessed to give than to receive." We trust that contributions will to day be taken up in all our churches and at once forwarded to the relief of the poor sufferers of Savannah. COLUMBUS COURT. The Case of James Ilcaton. The case of the State vs. James Heaton, for inciting a riot in the city of Wilmington on the day of the elec tion, in August, 1874, was tried in Columbus Superior Court on day be tore yesterday, the case having been removed from New Havover to Col umbus court, where it has been pend ing for two terms. The jury returned a verdict of guilty, and the judge sen tenced the defendant to imprisonment in the penitentiary for three years and to pay a fine of $500. The defendant appealed from this judgment to the Supreme Court. The amount of the appeal bond was fixed at $2,000, and John A. Maultsby, of Columbus, be came his bondsman. FOR THE SENATE. II laden and flrunswiclc. The Democratic Convention for senatorial district composed of the the counties of Bladen and Brunswick, as sembled at Robeson's day before yes terday, and nominated Mr. John N. Bennett of Brunswick, for the Senate. Mr. Bennett, made a most excellent re tative in the House, and we think that bis nomination for the Sen ate has added strength to both of tne already strong tickets of Bladen and Brunswick. "There is one good thing about babies," says a late traveller; "they never change. We have girls of the period, men of the world, but the baby is the same self-possessed, fearless, laughing, voracious little heathen in all uges and iu all couutries." For the Journal. Stump Sound. There will bo a meeting of the Til den and Vance club at Canaday's store, Snead's Ferry, Onslow county, on Sat urday, the tth day of October, 1876. Col. A. M. Waddell, Dr. E. K Ward, W. Soicer. J. W. Shackelford, and F- D. ILoonce are all invited and expected to address the people at that fime und place. Come one, come all, and hear the good words the speakers have to say. Old Stump is wide awake and at work, and will poll a larger vote than ever since the war. J. J. Yopp, Sec'y Stump Sound T, & V. club. For the Journal. Affairs In Ciranville. Oxpobd, N. C, Sept 12th, 1876. Editor Daxly Journal : Hurrah 1 for Granville. The third conuty in size, it is equal to the first in efforts to secure Reconciliation and Reform. .There is now a Tilden and Vance Clu; in every township in the county. These clubs will be active in canvassing every township, in seeing that every friend of Ids county votes, in preventing frau dulent voting, and ia removing some elements of disaffection that exist in three or four sections of the county. This unpleasant element originate iu dislike to Gov. Vance, bnt it is not as threatening now as it was a few weeks ago. Vance, Jarvis, Merrimon, Ran-, som and Fowle enould all visit this county before election if possible. The Rids have always been well disciplin ed here. Harerove lives hero, and s no mean manager of elections. There are other sharp and skilled politicians wno oo-operate with him verv efficient ly- Then the inevitable Ike Young, of revenue notoriety, lives hjre. or rhvi ue aoes. At any rate. hehasvtrv large connections, the most of whom . ... are democrats. Ike is a hard election eer tr and knows how to humbucr and to spend money judiciously that is to say, wnere it will tell in the election. Our county speakers are well posted. energetic, and some of them dexterous and forciole. Col. Jas. S. Amis, chair man of the county executive commit tee, is aotive, vigilant and able. He is a very cle-ir and forcible speaker, and an excellent debator. Ool. Thomas B. Venable is also a ver? efficient, adroit and vigorous speaker. Both of these gentlemen ara devoting no little of their time to the work of organizing and speaking. Granville will make a satisfactory showing on November Tth, all thinsfH considered. Youncr can not beat the pure and admirable Jo Davis more than 500, although he pretends to be, lieve that he will get 800 or more ma jority. It would not surprise me if he did not tead Davis more than 350. It is safe, I think, to limit his majority at 500. Capt. Davis made a really capital speecn nere some ten or twelve days ago. It was very full of facts and made a favorable impression. He says he can beat Young 1.000. if Youna should carry Granville by that major- lty. lou may count Davis election as certain. The news from Orange is that Jo Turner is running as an "independ ent", one of the fellows he was accus tomed to denounce so ut mercifully. I have haard that he is a Radical, but cannot believe it. He will get the Rad ical vote, it is said, which is a bad sign for Turner. Orange will go at least 700 for the Democrats, and Maj. Jno. Graham will be elected to the Senate. The news from Person county, which adjoins Granville, is, that there is no interest as yet developed. There is not a club in the county. Our speik ers ought to visit that county. The Northern border is too much neglect ed. Granville, Person, Caswell, and Rockingham ought to be visited by as many Democratic speakers as possi ble. Our county convention is to meet on the 16th inst. A good ticket will be put in the field. It can not be elected, but it can unite the party more thor oughly and aid in securing a full vote. The corn crop is fine larger than it has been for years. So too with the sweet potato crop. The tobacco crop is very short not more than a half. The finest tobacco grown in the world is grown in Granville. Money will be very tight here all next year. I have written the above that you Cape Fear people may iearn something of Demo cratic prospects in the northern section of our old State. States RidHTfl. For the Journal. AsHEVTLiiE, Sept. 11. Dear Journal: I had the pleasure of making a trip to Waynesville on the 8th, passing along the line of a railway partly graded, and through a very magnificent mountain country. Up Homioy" creek to its source, across the dividing ridge (a gap in the Bal sam mountain) to the valley of the "Pigeon" river, down a portion of that river to Richland creek and up that stream to Waynesviile. The whole distance is through a "picturesque" country the Pisgah and Balsam mountains on the south and the moun tain range dividing North Carolina and Tennessee on the north. These valleys supply a good line for a railway that at no distant day will be occupied for that purpose, if "con vict" labor can be honestly employed to build it. I was at Waynesville on the 9th and heard the candidates for Governor speak. It was a battle of giants. Gov. Vance opened, and tnougu sunering with bis throat, made a most effective speech. He laid bare the corruptions and dishonesty of the party in power as shown by the investigations of the House of Representatives. He showed up the enormous amounts of revenue collected by Federal tax gatnerers that never found its way into the Treasury as shown by the reports of the Republican committees enougn since the war to have paid the entire public debt; and yet this party ask to be continued in office! But, says Vance, the people (the great body of which of all;parties are honest) have risen in their might and are determ ined to make a change. Any change they believe will be for the better, and the only hope of reform is in a change ! Juage Settle, in reply, attempted to break the force of Vance's heavy blows and they were heavy by seek ing to draw attention to Wil liam M. Tweed and the Tammany ring in New York, and S. D. Pool in North Carolina, and that Tilden was connected with the Tammany ring, but he run over the salient points charged upon him by Vance so fast that he forgot to reply to most of them. His main etock-iu-trade was by attack ing Vance's war record, in which he made a most signal failure. Vance showed in his reply that Settle bad supported him generally during his administration, and that ho (Vance) was proud of the record that he had made as a faithful chief magistrate during all those trying times as shown by the attacks of his. opponent. As usual, I understand, Vance laid him out on the habeas corpus suspen sion in time of peace. Judge Settle speaks well ana very earnestly, but he impresses his hearers with' the feeling that he is arguing a (IDA hefnre a inrv. and omits all the points be cannot satisfactorily explain, and makes a special plea for himself. They are both at this place this mnrninir and leave this afternoon for Brevard, in Transylvania coirhty, where they speak on the 12th thence to Shelby. ? The speeches at Brevard close the Rneakiner (by these candidates) in the transmontane country. Got. Vance's friends (and they are WILMINGTON. N. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER numerous) claim that he will leave thi3 section (west o the Blue Ridge) with not loss than 2,000 gain of votes over the Merrimon vote; some say 3,000. It has been carefully estimated that Haywood, Jackson, Mucon, Clay, Gra ham, Swain and Cherokee counties seven iu all will poll 6,000 votes, of which the Radicals will not obtain more than 1,500, leaving majority of 3,000 for the Democratic ticket. Oen. Vance commences his canvass to-day at Henderson and he will make it very thorough and effective. Vance's friends claim the State by 15,000 ma jority, and if the east will do as well as the west, there can be lo doubt of that claim being verified. Tilden and Vance dub at John I. fTlurruH'w Store, Northwest Towo ttlup, ISrtiuKWicic County. Pursuant to previous notice the Democrats met at John P. Murrell's store, Saturday, September 9th, 1876, for the purpose of organizing a Tilden and Vance club, John P. Murrell was called to the chair and W. A. Sellars appointed secretary. On motion of Wm. R. Henry the club organized by electing: President Wm. W. Cowan. First Vice President W. R. Henry. Second Vice President J. R. Sel lars. Corresponding Secretary Alexan der Murrell. Secretary W. A. Sellers. Wm. Holh.way, Z. E. Murrell, Wm. A. Alderman and G. M. Muriell were appointed a working committee. Every one seemed to be in high spirits, and the greatest enthusiasm is being kindled. Resolutions were adopt ed to fully carry out the true princi ples of Democracy by every member doing his duty and making every hon orable effort in his power to bring about reform. After theorganizat on S. R. Chinnis, who had been invited to address the club, took the staud and for one hour reviewed the venality and corruption of the Radical party for the past eight years, and compared it to au immense chiliahedron, showing corruption from a tsousand sides, and earnestly re quested every Democrat to do all in his power to secure the election of our candidates, national, State and county. Also he earnestly and zealously showed the great necessity of the ratification of the Constitutional amendments. On motion of Wm. Holloway the meeting adjourned, with the request that the Wilmington Jouknatj and Star publish the proceedings. John T. Murrell, Oh'm. W. A. SexjTjArs, Sec'y. Our Qiinranline-Is It Eftcctual ? Mr. Editor: We want answers to these questions, and it appears to us that the Superintendent of Health of this city is the proper person to re spond. Is it true that the captain and ore or more of the crew of the vessel which was sent to quarantine on Fri day morning were in the city a part of tnat day. if they were in town was tne (superintendent oi tieaitn aware of it and were such visits made by his authority ? Mas such an examination of the ves sel's record been made as to satisfy the Superintendent of Health that any of her crew have been sick or died, or tast any are sick now ? If this vessel is subiect to quaran tine, why should the crew be allowed to come to town ? If the presence of the vessel will i-. dangerous to the health of th. city, why repeat the farce already enaoted at the mouth of the river. If there is no dan ger to the city from her presence, why block business with such unnecessary trammels ? If she is a fit subject for quarantine, we earnestly demand that the Superintendent of Health shall make detention an effectual safeguard to this city. This is no time for shams. Cinizen. t.rand Iftally of the Democratic Con servative party at I.unibirto... At a meeting of the Robeson county executive committee held on the Otli inst., it was resolved that the Tilden and Vance clubs in the county be re quested to attend in .a body on the oc casion of Gov. Vance's visit to Lum berton, on Tuesday, the 26th inst.. and that townships which have no clubs be requested to attend in a similar man ner. S. B. Tolar was elected chief marshal and each club or township is authorized to elect two as istant mar shals for the occasion. It was also resolved that the citizens of the surrounding counties, Bladen, Columbus, Cumberland, Richmond, New Hanover and the adjoining coun ties of South Carolina be cordially in vited to join us on thin occasion in do ing honor to North Carolina's great son. J A. McAllister, Chm'n Robeson Co Ex Com. W. B. Harker, Sec'y. Nominating Convention. R0BE8ON8, N. C, Sept. 15. Editob of The Journal: The Thir teenth Senatorial Convention as sembled at Robeson's Station, Carolina Central railway. D. S. Cowan, Esq. was made chairman, and G, B. Robe son and Dr. Fred Thompson were ap pointed secretaries. The chairman in his usual happy and forcible style ex plained the object of the convention. Perfect harmony and good ieenng pre vailed, and John N. Bennett, of Bruns wick county, ri cently our uouoty .rep resentative, was nominated by accla mation. 11. II. Helper on the Nejfro Question This gentleman delivered an addresj at Meronev s Hall, Monday evening last, to an audience of colored men, which, as reported to us, was conceived in the high purpose 01 benentmg them. It was not, however, of that popular character suited to the times, but rather prolix, aud burdened with heavy statistical facts unsuited to the untrained mind. Some white citizens present accord to it a high degree of merit, as bearing on the past, present, and future destiny of the race. Mr. H. tells the colored mau that his future is colinization, and that he should hi ta il elf begin to h ok to and prepare for that event. That in the very nature of things he must choose between that and annihilation, and that it is only a littlo question of timo as it respects that choice. That his present relation and status in this country is only tem porary; that the history of the world shows it to be a practical impossibili ty to make it permanent. It is not a party question, but a question of races, wherein the weaker always goes down and out before the stronger. In his review of the black man's past and present, the speaker necessa rily brought to light the abuses prac ticed upon the negro by the political leaders whom ho had followed since his enfranchisement, and took occasion to denounce these abuses and to ad minister some very unwholesome ad vice. Of course but few if any will need the advice. Negroes, like other men, are apt to hate counsel just in - x r . ... .. proportion as it couniots witn tne no tions and passions of the present hour. Ihe speaker was racincr away "ahead of the hounds" whilst they were spell bound with the music of the pack as it was passing before his eyes. There is very little doubt that an advanced po sition would better subserve the wel- iare oi tne race n tney snail ever rise above their present position o f inferi- ori ty. Salisbury Watchman. STATE NEWS. News ern From the Kitt Shell: A new steamer, the Neuse. has been constructed at Kiuston and runs between that place and Newberu. From the IXewbcrnian: A prominent citizen of Onslow county visiting our city stated yes terday that at the coming election there would not be fifteen white men in that countv who will vote the Re publican ticket; that scores of leading wnite liepublicans have 'eft the Radi i 1 . . can ran&s ana many colored men are following them. Good for Onslow. Grapes are selling at 30 cents per Dusnei in wewbern. Halifax From the Weldon New An unknown man, a tramp, came into town on last lnesday evening und applied to the mayor for lodging, and was accommodated with quarters m the town hall. He did not show any s.gus or Demg unwell, but on Wednes day, the following day, it was discov- .. ,J A ! i 1 V eteu mat no was sick, wnereupon a physician was called in who rendered all necessary aid, but he died that night. He was cared for and buried yesterday. He was about six feet high, would weigh about 160 pounds, had light hair, mustache and side whiskers red; no flesa marks about the face. To-day as the prinoners were beiner fed a negro named Tim Tilghman knocked the man down iutrusted with the prisoners' dinner and forced an egress from jail. Two others, all oc cupants of the same cell, followed his example and sncceed h in gettiug with out the wall surrounding the jail, with the exception of one, a youug lad, who was shot by the jailer, Ed. John son, while in the act of scaling the wall, which is nearly fifty two feet high. Through the diligence of the jiiler two were recaptured and im mured in a safe resting place. Jim Tilghman, the instigator, succeeded in making good his escape. No blame can be attached to ihe jailer, for his enorts to recapture the prisoners are i very commendable. The negro shot, I have been unable to learn his name, and I do not think the wound fatal. Raleigh From the Sentinel: J udge Bond opens the extra term of the United States circuit court here nxt Wednesday to appoint ballot-box stuffers in the interest of the Republi can party. From a reliable and authentic source we heard yesterday that the prospects for a Democratic triumph in November were very bright in almost all parts of the State. In the Eighth Congressional district, the transmon tane country, the indications are, as represented by those who have the reputation of being competent judges, that Vance's vote will be at the least figure 2,000 in excess of that givon for Judge Merrimon in 1872. From the middle tier of coun ties, such as Guilford, Rans dolph, Stanly, Rowan, Davidson, etc., the news is of a most cheering character. In those counties the friends of reform are leaving no stone un turned to secure the success of our ticket, and the prospect grows bright er and brighter each day. Coming on further east the same condition of things is reported by those who are too careful and prudent to exaggerate matters. In fact the entire outlook in the eastern, western and middle sec tions is a most promising one. These statements aie based upon intelligence received in this city within the past few days from sources entitled to im plicit confidence. This should inspire the democrats of Wake to redouble their efforts to carry the county. Raleigh From the News: Mr. Wm. Thornton, a highly re spectable farmer living at Elevation, Johnston county, came into this city yesterday and sold his cotton. After doing his Jrading he started home, when, at vduut creek, his horse ran away and threw him, doing him seri ous injury. His right leg was broken just above the knee, and he was other wise injured. OKV If, JltAIVr JDICCNIt. The Fresidem's Rrother Locked up lu the St. fiOiiiN Calaboose- St. Louis, Sept. 12. A rumor which circulated in the streets of St. Louis last night that Or vil Grant, brother of the President, had been arrested iu a condition oi beastly intoxication, proves to 'day 0 fact. At just about dusk, special offi cer Von Magge and a brother patrol man wheeled the President's brother up to the Four Courts inahundcart and dumped him out at the main ensrance. They had found him, they said, ly ing in a vacant lot near the Union Depot, and but for them he would surely have lost his fine gold watch and chain, and perhaps his gold-headed cane and silk stove pipe hat. When dumped out, Orvil was still in a semi conscious condition, and unable to stand on his legs. He was carried into 'Capt. Burgess' office, where he was re lieved of his valuables, including a large number of documents from Washington and the Indian agencies, and was then carried down to the cale boose and thrown into cell No. 10, along with some half dozen other "drunks." .najor W. V. ftoIlins-Western N. C. If at l road. This gentleman. President of the Western North Carolina Railroad, is in the city. He leports that 300 hands are at work, and thatBurgiu and Lick Log tunnels will be completed iu two month. Each of these tunnels is about 400 yards long. It is expected to complete Swaanuuoa tunnel by the first of "next Apr:i. This oue is about 1.800 yard in k-ngth, up grade nil the way. The Major says the couvicts are working well and do it as well and ef ficiently as any other class of labor under their present manner of organi zation. No iron will be laid until the ensuing legislature makes some appro priation or takes some action that will enable the railroad authorities to do it. The prospect for pushing the road to bd early completion is very favora ble, and its friends and those most in terested in it feel very much encours. aged. Rvleigh Sentinel. Arrangements have been made for over four hundred public meetings in Ohio between this and the election. The campaign is to be a most vigorous one. 22. 1876. Col. Wnddell at FayettevIIIe. The Fayetteville Gazette says: Last Saturday evening a very Urge crowd assembled at the market bouse. for the purpose of hearing a speech from lion A. Al. Waddell. The gifted orator was introduced in a graceful and handsome manner by Mr. B. Fnl- in 1 1 1- - - jer, ana, aitnougn ne disclaimed any mtentien 01 making a speech having a regular appointment for Fayetteville next week he entertained the crowd for about an honr in a masterly review or the Itadical administration, its cor rnption and uiiamies, and pictured in glowing terms ihe relief to the whole country in the election of the reform ticket, After a brief and amusing spoech from Mai. Jno. Evans, the meeting adjourned. If on. A. Itl. Waddell's Appointments Col. Waddell will address his constitu ents or the Th?rd Con sessional District at the following times and places : Saturday, September lCJlh. at Han-ins ton P O, Ilarnett county Monday, beptember ISth, at Smith's Mills, Cumberland county 1 uesday. beptember 19th, Little R'ver Academy, Cumberland county Wednesday, September 20th, at Fayette ville, Cumberland county Ihursday, beptember 21st, at Rockfish, Cumberland county h rirlay, bept'-mber 22u, at BIock'TSville. Cumleiland county baturday, beptember 23d. at Tarker's Store, Bladen county Monday, beptember 25th, at Whitft Hall. Dladen caunty Tuesday, beptember 26th, at Clarkton. Bladen countv Wednesday, September 27th, at Eliza- bethtown, Bladen county r-nday, beptember 2t)th. at Whi'eville. Columbus county baturday, beptember 80th. at Williams'. isoiumnus county Monday, October 2d, at Waccamaw. urunswicK county Tuesday, October 3d, at Lockwoods Folly Bridge, Bruiwwick county Wednesday, October 4th, at Town Creek. Brunswick county Thursday, October ;th, at Ionjr Creek. rentier county b riday, October 6th, at Point Caswell. 1'enuer county baturday.October Tth, at Taylor's Bridce. oampsou county . .1 ' - O J Monday, October 9th, at Clinton, Samp son countv Tuesday. October 10th, at Newton Grove. Sampson county Wednesday, October ilth. at Faison. uupnn county -... . ' Thursday, October 12th, at Kenans- ville, Duplin county Friday, October 13tb, at Hallsville, Du plin county Saturday, October 14th, at Catharine Lake, Onslow county Monday, October 10th, at Jacksonville, Onslow county Tuesday, October 17th, at Stump Sound, Onslow comity Wednesday ,October 18th, at Sandy Run, Pender county Monday, October 23d, at Newport, Car teret county Tuesday, October 24th, at Beaufort, Car teret county Wednesday, October 25th, at Cedar Island, Carteret county Fr day, October 27th, at Sanders' Store, Carteret county Executive Committee of the Lemo cratic Party. The following is au extract from tte re cords of the late Democratic State Conven tion: State Central Executive Committee W R Cox, chairman; R II Battle, Jr, C M Busbee, Seatou Gales, Samuel A Ashe, Geo II Snow, W N II Smith. From First District W D Pruden of Chowan, James E Shepherd u. Beaufort, E C Yellow ley of Pitt, Moses Gilliam of Bertie. From Second District A J Galloway of Wayne, R Peebles of Northampton, J D Long of Craven, W J Green of Warren. From Third District Joseph A Worth of Cumberland, C Tate Murphy of Samp son, J N Stallings of Duplin, D S Cowan of Brunswick. From Fourth District Ilenry A Lon doner, of Chatham, J S Amis of Gran ville, D W Vick of Johnston, Thomas Webb of Orange. If any recommendations were made for the First, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh and Eighth Districts, the names of the per sons so recommended to the Convention will please be forwarded to General W R Cox. tinberiiatorial Canvass. Fayetteville, Thursday, September 28. Clinton, Saturday, September 30. Meadow, Johnston county, Monday, October 2. Earpsboro, Johnston county, Wed nesday, October 4. Johnston's Store, Wake county, Thursday, October 5. New Light, Wake county, Saturday, October 7. Oxford, Monday, October 9. Roxboro, Tuesday, October 10. Hillsboro, Thursday, October 12. Graham. Friday. October 13. Wilmington District. Fourth round of quarterly meetings ap pointed by Rev V S Black, Presiding Eider, Methodist Episcopal Church South: Wilmingson, at Fifth Street, September 10, 17. Cokesbury, (District Conference) at Bethany, September 20, 25. Kenansville, at Wesley Chapel, Septem ber 30, October 1. Smithville, October 7, 8. Onslow, at Tabernacle, October 14, 15. Wilmington, at Front Street, October 18, Is). Elizabeth, Bladen Springs, October 28, 29. Bladen, at Antioch, November 4, 5. Whiteville and Waccamaw Missions, No vember 11, 12. Clinton, at Goshen,. November 18, 19. Topsail, at Rooky Point, November 25. Is Your Lire Worth lO Cents J Sickness prevails everywhere, and everybody complains ol some disease during their life. When sick, tne ob ject is to get well; now to say plainly that no person in mis wonu tuat is suffering with Dyspepsia, Liver Com plaint and its effects, such as Indi gestion, Costiveuess, Sick Headache, Sour Stomach, Heart Burn, palpita tion of theHtart, Depressed Spiiits, Billiousness, &c., can tate Green's August Flower without getting re lief and cure. If you doubt this, go to your Druggists, Green & Flanner and J. C. Munds and get a Sample Bottle for 10 eeuts and try it. Regu lar size 75 cents. Two doses will re lieve you. tu tburs sat You are asked every day through the columns of newspapers and by your Drug' 2!sts to use something for Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint that you know nothing about, you cet discouraged spending money with li-tie success. Now to give 30U satis factory proof that Green's August lower will cure you of Dyspepsia aud L.iver com plaint with all its effects, such as Sour Stomach, Sick Headache, Habitual Costive ness, Palpitation of the Heart, Heartburn, Water brash. Coming up of food after eating. Low Spirits, &c., we ask you to a to your Druggists, Messrs. Green & Fogn ner and J C Munds, and get a sample blot tie of Green's August Flower for 10 cents and try. it, or a regular size for 75 cents. Xwo doses will relieve you. Tu Th Sat NO. 38 The Law Regarding the Duties oftr. S. Supervisors of Registration and Election. For the information of onr readers and of the public generally as well as rhe Su pervisors of Registration and Election, to be appointed at the Special Term of the U. S. Circuit Court, to be held in Raleigh on the 20th inst., we publish the following sections of the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to their powers and duties, &c. : Sec. 2011. Whenever In any city or town having upwards of 20.000 inhabitants. there are two citizens thereof, or whenever in any county or parish, iu auy congres sional district, there are ten citizens there of, of good standing, who, prior to any reg lstiation of voters for any election for Rep resentatives or Delegates in the Coiurress of the United States, or prior to any elec tion at which a Representative or Dele gate in Congress is to be voted for, may make known, in writing, to the iudse of the circuit court of the United States for the circuit wherein such city or town, county or parish is situated, their desire to have such registration, or such election, or both, guarded and scrutinized, the judge, within not less than ten days prior to the registration, if one there be, or, if no regis tration be required, within not less than ten days prior to the election, sh 11 open the .circuit court at the most convenient point in the district. Sec. 2012. The court, when so opened by the judge, shall proceed to appoint and commission, from day to day and from time to time, and under the hand of the judge, and under the seal of the court, for each election district or vo ing precinct in the congressional district, as may have applied in the manner hereinbefore pre- scrioeu, ana to revoke, change, or renew such appointment from time to time, two citizens, residents of the city or town, or election district or voting precinct in the county or parish, who shall be of different political parties and able to read and write the English language, and who shall ' be known and designated as supervisors of election. Skc. 2016. The supervisors of election, so appointed, are authorized and required to atteud at all times and places fixed for the registration of voters, who, being register ed would be entitled to vote for a Repre sentative or Delegate iu Congress, and to challenge any person offering to register ; to attend at all times and places wheu the names of registered voters may be marked for challenge, and to cause such names registered as they may deem proper to be so marked ; to make, when required, the lists, or either of them, provided for in section two thousand and twenty-six, and verify the same ; and upon auy occasion, and at any time when in attendance upon the duty herein prescribed, to personally inspect and scrutinize such registry, aud for purposes of identification to affix their signature to each pag? of the original list, and of each copy of any such list of regis tered voters, at such times, upon each day when any name may be received, entered or registered, and in such manner as will, in their judgment, detect and expose the improper or wrongful removal therefrom. or addition thereto of any name. Sec. 2017. The supervisors of election are uthorized and required to attend at all times and places for holding elections of Representatives or Delegates in Congress, and for counting the votes cast at such elections ; to challenge any vote offered by any person whose legal qualifications the supervisors, or either of them, may doubt; to be and remain where the ballot-boxes are kept at all times after the polls are open until every vote cast t such time aud place has been counted, the canvass of all votes polled wholly completed, and the proper and requisite certificates or returns made, whether the certificates or returns be re quired under any law of the United States, or any State, territorial, or municipal law, and to personally inspect and scrutinize, from time to time, and at all times on the day of election, the manner in which the voting is done, and the way and method in which the poll-books, registry-lists, and tallies or check-books, whether the same are required by any law of the United States, or any State, territorial or uuu.i cipal law, are kept. Sec. 2018. To the end that each candi date for the office of Representative or Delegate in Congiess may obtain the bene- ! fit of every vote for him cast, the supervi sors of election are, and each of them is required to personally scrutinize, count, and canvass each ballot in their election district or voting precinct cast, whatever may be the endorsement on the ballot, or iu whatever box it may have been placed or be found ; to make and forward to the officer who, in accordance with the pro visions of section two thousand and twenty-five, has been designated as the chief supervisor of the judical district in which the city or town wherein they may serve, acis, such certificates and returns of all such ballots as such officer may diiect and require, and to attach to the registry-list, and any all copies thereof and to any cer tificate, statement, or return, whether the same, or any part or portion thereof, be re quired by any law of the United Slates, or of any State, territorial or municipal law, any statement touching the truth or accu racy of the registry, or the truth or fair ness of the election and canvass, wlrch the supervisors of the election, or either of tnem, may aesne to make or attach, or ! which should properly and honestly be ! made and attached, in order that the facts may become known. Sec. 2019. 1 he Letter to enable the su pervisors of election to discharge their du ties, they are authorized and directed in their respective election districts or voting precincts, on the day cf registration, on the day when registered voters may be marked to be challenged, and on the day of election, to take, occupy, and remain in such position, from time to time, whether before or behi nd the ballot-boxes, as will, in their judgment, best enable them to see each person offering himself for registration or offering to vote, and as will best conduce to their scrutinizing the manner in which the registration or voting is being conduc ted; and at the closing of polls for the re ception of votes, they are required to pin e themselves in such position, in relation to the ballot-boxes, for the purpose cf engag ing in the work of canvassing the ballots. as will enable them to fully perform the duties in respect to such canvass provided herein, and shall there remain until every duty in respect to such canvass, certifi cates, returns and statements has been wholly completed. Sec. 2020- When in any election district or voting precinct in any city or town, for winch there have been appointed supervi sors of election for any election at which a Representative or Delegate ia Congress is voted for, the supervisors of election are not allowed to exercise and discharge, fully and freely, and without bribery, so licitation, interference, hinderance, moles tation, violence, or threats thereof, on the part of any pers-n,.all the duties, obliga tions, ana powers conferred upon them by law, the supet visors of election shall make prompt report, under oath, within ten davs after the day of election to the officer who, in accordance with the provisions of section two tnousand twenty-five, has been desig nated as tho chief supervisor of the judicial district in which the city or town wherein they served, acts, of ihe manner and means by which they were not so allowed to fully and freely exercise and discharge the duties and obligations required and imposed herein. And upon receiving any such re port, the chief supervisor, acting both in such capacity and officially as a commis sioner of the circuit court, shall forthwith examine into all the facts; and he will have power to subpoena and compel the attend' I ance before him of any witness, and to ad minister oaths and take testimony in re spect to the charges made; and, prior to the KATES OF ADVEBTI8I BO. One Square one week .. ......SI 00 One Square two weeks . i AO On Square one month. 00 One Square six months. . jo 00 Additional 8qnares at proportional rata. One Square is eaual to ran eox.ii um ad- TOrtlsing type. uasn. lnraruLDiT in aavance. L?OK FOR THE At MAQK. ouuKUDcre uuuing m Dine i i mark across this notice will understand that 14 their sub scription will expire In a few days and they are respectfully requested to renew without delay. A red-mark denotes that their subscription has already expired, and unless we hear from thnm immediately. we will be comnelled to discontinue the paper. assembling of the Congress for which any such Representative or Delegate was voted for, he shall file with the Clerk of the House of Representatives all the evidence by him taken, all information by him obtained, and all reports to him made. Sec. 2023. Whenever any arrest is made under any provision of this title, the person so arrested shall forthwith be brought be fore a commissioner, judge or court of the United States for. examination of the offences alleged against Lira; and such com missioner, judge or court shall proceed or respect thereto as authorized by law in case of crimes against the United States. Skc. No person shall be appointed a su pervisor of election or a deputy marshal, under the preceding provisions, who is not at the time of his appointment, a qualified, v ter of the citv. town, countv. narish. election district, or voting precinct in which his duties are to be performed. Sec. 2029. The supervisors of election appointed for any county or parish in any congressional district, at the instance often citizens, as provided in section two thous and and eleven, shall have no authority to make arrests, or to pertorm other duties than to be in the immediate presence of the officers holding the election, and to witness all their proceedings, including th counting of the votes and the making of a return thereof. Platform of the Democratic Party in North Carolina, adopted by the De mocratic State Convention at Ra leigh, on 11th June, 1876. Whereas, The republican party ot the United St&tes, for the last sixteen years, has had the complete control ot the government in all its departments. . and by its disregard of Constitu tal .limitations; by its unequal and oppressive taxation; by its extravagant and wasteful expenditures; by its unwise and mischie vous financial policy; by its official corrup tion pervading all branches of administra tion has brought disgia e upon oui gov ernment and unparalleled distress upon our people: therefore Resolved, 1. That in this centennial year of nir existence, we invite all patriots to ignore all dead issues, to disregard the pre judices engendered by past events, and to unite with us in the effort to restore a con stitutional, honest, economical and pure administration of the government, and thug promote the general welfare and happiness of the country. Resolved, 2. That we earnestly and cor dially recommend the adoption, by the people, of the amendments to the Consti tution proposed by the Convention of 1875, and thus largely reduce the expenditures of our State and county governments and simplify their administration, so that we may be enabled to establish a thorough and enlarged system of public schools for the benefit of all the citizens of the State. Resolved 3. That notwithstanding our reputed disappointments and impoverish ed condition, we still cherish the North Carolina project so long labored for by Morehead, Saunders, Fisher, Wm. H Thomas and others, of uniting the harbors of Beaufort and Wilmington with the great west ; and for the completion of the Wes tern North Carolina Railroad to Point Rock and Ducktown, and of our other unfinish d railroads, we pledge the continued use of the convict labor of the State, und of such other judicious legislative aid as will secure the completion of these great State works at the earliest practicable period. Resolved 4. That the people of North Carolina now have it in their power by an earnest, detarniinated and united effort, to relieve oui people from the evils of repub lican misrule, extravagance and corruption and restore the prosperity of our State. Resolved 5. That we denounce official corruption wherever found, and we hold honesty to I the first and highest qualin cation for office. TILDEN ANO VANCE CI-UBS-HOW TO OKU11VIZE THE!!. The following simple form of organ ization we recommend for adoption in organizing Tilden and Vance Clubs in the various townships in the State. It is easily understood and we believe embraoes all the essential points. The blanks can be readily filled to suit the wants of different localities. It is sub stantially that now in use in South Carolina: FORM OP CONSTITUTION FOB TILDEN AMD . VANCE CLUBS. Article 1. The name of this organi zation shall be The Tilden and Vance Club." Art. 2. The officers of the club shall be a president, vice-pr-sidents,secretary and a working committee of members who shall serve for such a t ime as may be fixed by resolution; and any vacancies in these offices shall bo filled by an election at the first meeting after the same is announced. Art. 3. The President shall have power to call extra meetings of the club, and one third of the total membership of the club shall constitute a quorum for the transac tion of business. Art. 4. A regular meeting of the club shall be held on the Saturday in every month. Art. 1 5. Any male citizen of the vicinity may become a member of the Club by signing the Constitution, and pledging himself to sustain and support to the best of his ability all nominations made by the Conservative Democratic party, either In State, county or municipal elections. Art. 6. It shall be the duty ot tne working committee to prepare a complete record of the names and residences of all voters within the township. Art. 7- That the members of this Club pled e themselves to each other and the Conservative-Democratic party to abide by . and sustain the nominees of the party for : offices, whether national, State, county or municipal, ana win a iscou nie nance every effort on the part of individuall to distract our counsels and divide the vote upon independent candidates, whom we will regard hereafter as giving aid and comfort to our political opponents. : Art. 8. 1 he Secretary of the Club sbau forthwith report to the Chairman of the Conservative-Democratic Executive Com mittee for the county the names and post-' office addre-s of ear.h officer of the Club. National Democratic Executive COBI- mittec. Alabama Walter L. Bragg. Arkansas John T. bummer. California F. McCopin. Colorado. . B. M. Hughes. Connecticut Wm. H. Barm i in. Delaware Robinson Hickmam. Florida Wilk Call. Georgia George Barney. Illinois Wm. C. Grady. Indiana Thomas Folixu . Iowa . . . M. M. Ham. : . . .J. E. Eaton. . . H. D. McIIenry. B. T. Jones. Edmund Wilson. . .-. Joh i G. Precot. . . ..O. Horsey. ...F.Price. Kansas. Kentucky . . , Louisiana. . . Maine ...... 3Iissouri Maryland . . . Massachusetts. Michigan. . .E. Tainter. Oregon Ex-Gov. John Whitaker. ' ' Nevada Robt. P. S. Keathing. ' Nebraska. Geo. L. Miller. u North Carol iua. . .M. W. Ra som. . : . Minnesota W. L. Loch i an. New York ...Abrani L. Uewett. Virginia. ....... New Hanij'&hir Rhode Lsla id. . Tennessee . . . South Car .hia. Mississippi Vermont New Jersey.... Ohio Pennsylvania. . Wisconsin West Virginia. Texas . .Robert a. Coghill. ..A. M. Sullaway. - Nichol s Van Slack. . ..W. B. Hate. James H. Ryan.''" ..TbalBarkdale. . ..B. B. Smalley. , . . . .Miles Cox. , ...John Roseson." . .Wm. L. Scott, f. , y -km 4.. ...Wm.F. Viles. ." i :.-.-,! -i.fi ..Alex. Campbell.- . .Jf. S. Stockdaie.