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i.i:. f)r x..,.n:t.iis-5 UUl$l) qui) jtoimtegWout ""iJead D: Salmon's article. We barroT a few condensations rr..m the Wilmington Star hU week. Ut-vival r.t Monciue; six persons i..M.'i'l bv Rev. Arthur Willi ;ms, the i y, 1. a n:s. It is not correct that t'oe South jr,Vwi'l he printed by Blaekwell Ov ';.V ottice. The I) lily Xeirs has h?d several kind notices of this papr for which return tl a iks. Moried in Haulers m ille. May 7. Mr. .Ik. M. Gudger of .Marshall, and Mi- K ite llawkin?. Bishop Lyman's address at the iavrtteville Conventun was quite ti v :e on Hi' utilism. J..s. A. Worth, Esq., has been 1. -cted Pre-ident of Cumberland Fair, aiitl i: is a jzo d selection. -(iov. Vance i: ade a sre.ch on Monday which received fair not'ee from the Associated Press. Vili:e Iv. Upchurcdi. ho died lastvrjt-k. l ad proh ssed religion only f ur days bferi he was taken sick. A c irespoodt nt of the Observer 1 i-hly cniplin?euts Charh s M. Bus by's a-erers to the Odd Fellows at Fau-iteviiie irand Lodge. Mrs. "Wes. the iesr,e cted mother ,.i Capt Xick W. West, of Julius Lew's A: Jo., lies daiiirei ously ill of p:v;dys's st'ieken on Saturday. .lude Lnly Las been eh cted Miivm' ci Xeubcrn, and has resigned the ilia:rmandi'p of theTnfeiior Court in eider to accept t!:e Mayoralty. -Vti rr Icle explainieg the previous c .lauction t this paper with the Board of Agriculture, and other matters per taining theieto will appear nfxt week. Ma-lied. S3s the Torchlight, near W .lhunshoro on Monday, Mr. Jas. Y. LuuVs of Oxfo d and Miss Nannie II. r.unvfll, daughter ( f II. II. Burwell, Sr. Mr. X. A. Bake, ice-dealer, w;s l a -ei.-u.dv ) . rlaps fatally stabbed i'" A. 1, Fl jning, a farmer of Neuse tow.i,-'!,, on Monday nht near mid nig. -Cel. T. :. Fuller and R C. Badger, are at Jacksonville, Fla , the oc c.isi..u bring the Western N. C. 15. R. '"niiMiitsinthe U. S. S. Court the LiUlefield cases. -A Tcunam-nt and Ball for the lit of the "Southern S ars," were rn at Lmcolntcn on Fiiday of last ard the Enterprise learns that all FWej ,,tr nk-t lv. -We roe in., bted to Mrs. Mary 1:;anl C laikt- (,;f hoMi writings par i"-""f't Ju.igc Edwin J. Kcid has u' t'en a kii d sketch and Review), for a Srac fnl (.e ()f original poetry, 1'lt came too late for this number. br. ( hap;n 1 as received above 3i.:0 h-rsin answer to his advertisement ,)! :i r'an.i far sa'e. ono hundred and u,,y ive , aiIi41 afler l0 hatl go(1 (he l,a' ' tM,s. Adney, wife of a Penn 'v.nia Co'lege Profvssor, who came rself to see it. -It was a vt-ry touchinf; sight to -l'N-ur hundred childr.n of the 'Til ...1 i 'Hi ooi, each wi h a bonnet. tl;,i :t kl1''1 "i' wLitti ribbon. fcllowinr Hi lr,rt-iori after the coflin wherein vaO to the grave the Pool broth- "5l1"'1 ai'eruocn. 1'7'VV'M lJirect(,,s m(,ting V. N. O. I s" we, k, President James W. was re elected ; ss was also 't r' ,;tI i:iiu. Hal burton, master l'r,..M -oration, was relieved; the lv"Unt a?suininfr ti(y ,lnips f that 1 ''!. n. p, C,,,"Ulcter- 1. . -.. O " v' " " A. Xewlin was chos n Mce L. P. Hendersor. "1 - Th...l i .. . i f '1Jttr f the construction work. or tli Caroli nix, New-lieet, lor tJie The Mooresville Gazette has this piece of wit : "We are reiie-ted to siy that there wdl be no rain for two weeks on account of the S o?k Law going into elfoct next M mday." We found a little boquet on our tabla one morning list week, and 'twas sweet enough to hive come from Fairchild's cjnservato y. One good turn deserves ano her: d it ov;r pgain. -Memorial Day iu Salem and Winston was observed by most interest ng cer emonies. Col. J. L. Scabs, of (Jiens bore, dLliveied the address. Two hun dred and twenty old Confederate sol diers were in line iu the pro:cssion. Dpu y SherilT II. A. Barber, one of our Leach burg pitrors, was conven ing a darkey to jail, when the latler, who s if by the side of the deputy, seiz d his pstol "and hot Barber through the arm, after vrlr'ch he suc ceed d in m iking his eseap. Iieward oil -. red. Gov. Ja; vis, Ju.'ge F- wlo, Speakers liob nson and Morin, Col. L. L. Polk, C pr. Andrews, Seventeen (Colonels, and twenty ri or tors, all went West ward by the Monday afternoon's train. Col's. T. M. Holt ai d J. X. Staphs were xpecteil to j iu the party before jeachiug Charlotte. P.ro. Dos ey P.attl , of the South erucr, gave us a pleasant e dl yesterday, and be sure wo were pie sd to 'jine- bands v with htm. He visits the city as counsel for the negro Jones.to plead f t a commutation to lifc-impi ison- ment ; and in view of the endorse ment of Judge Seymour, S dic'tor Collins, and ihe forema-i of the jury, we suppose the Coveruq; yiil cons der tlic aMp'iciti on carefully. Raleigh loaned to Chirlotte sev eral of her most charming fur ones for the centennial, and the b ill yesfer day evening. Misses Margaret and .V(ittie Fowle were tlie guests of Mrs. D. Tom Mcore. Mu-s 3Iaggie Tucker is visiting Miss Aani.5 Joes. Tlie Raleigh young folk alwa's come back delighted with both CLarlotte aud Wilmington. A nuubir of young beaux also went up, armed wi-lj spike-: tailed coat3, TLe Rtidsville Times learns tin Mr. Montfeud Mc( Jehee still entertains the idea of settling in Greensboro to practice his profession. Also, that the rep rt that Mr. MeCdiej had s4, COO in newspaper s'ock was incor iect, The loan was mad 3 by a well known citizen of Bileigh, through Mr. McGehee's agency, for special rea sons. A gentlem in's private a Hairs do not concern the public, but as we inadver en'ly cjpied the ftunier report we give this. Tlie hearts of straugrs as well as of acquaint mce and friends were deep y touch d ou learning of thg calamity which befeli Mr. J. M. Pool, auditor of the R. & d- R. R. about the sunset hour on Monday. His two sous, Ilew ell and Paul, aged 12 and 0, respec tively, had gone to bathe in Mordeoai's Pond. They were brought houi j in a she'et, bjth stark and cold. Tiny had waded out two far, and suddenly s ip ped i-ito a deep elitch in the pond. Young Bradley Johnston Saimderj, who wa playing near by, heard ilew ell's cries, and bravely ran in to hi. as sistance, but without avail. Mr. Ivuisley and sou, of Kingsley !c Ash ley's, tried to recover the bodies, but did not succeed, until Mr. Johnston, Li 4 watch ui.i n, had made repeated at tempts amid the slime of the dark channel. Mr. Pool was quite over come on hearing the sad intelligence ; and the syuiiathy of the entire com munity id with him. rihe funeral on Tuo day afternoon was attended by nearly six hundred childrt n who threw tiny boquets into tlie grave. KALEIGH, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 22, Suspension of the Wilmington Sun. With surprise and regret, we have received notice of the sup?nsion of th.V, brigh-. and interesting daiy, the Wi niing on Sun. Iu absence of more d linite iiifortnat:oa, we give the following from Mr. Harris' card : Tt was intended to continue publi cation The paper would have b;eu su-tained. The nitan3 with which to conduct it would have bea f Jithcom ing. 15u for reasons which n :ed not be pu' licly stated, but which will be giveti to our friends and all who are interested iu the failure, its Edit r de cided upon suspensi n as the wisest i lid most, honorable course to puisne." Any one acquainted with Cicero W. Hai r's (and let us include his zealous, faithful, and talented help-mate) will not need hi told that he has acted upon proper and honorable principles ; and we u.ust express the heartiest hope that the Sun is merely 'clodded,' not eclipsed, but shall presently emerge, like its great solar namesake, all the brighter af er the sva low. Bro. Wadft II. Harris, Local E iilor, La returned to Concord for a few mouths. But hi-j pen will not long re main idie, we feel sure. His seven months experience in Wilmington show his talents, and promisj better things. . . --3r- i . A Fi;w Fires. The Elizabeth City F.lqon tells: Shcrilf Briukly, of Dare county, lost by lir? lat w.ek, several fishery buddings w.th a quantity of iish And the Wilson A-lcance in forms us of a lire iu T.isnot, whereby Messrs. J. D. Williams arid E. D. Thorn t Bro. both lost their places of be.sines1 Mr. A. M. Cook, of Ca barrus, was burned eut of a home re cently.. . . .The Weldon Neica says : Justice Vrm. iireharu, living ia the neighborhood of Arc .da, this county, lost, his house b- fire, a few elays ago, and on suspicion arretted Frauk Sken ua. . . .The duelling house of 3Ir. W V. Parks, of Lower Creek, Burke county, was entiiely c;:iiiiimed by lire on the n ght of the 12 di ins-. The family were asleep and awoke bandy in time to make their es3ape from the burning building The house of Simuel Blossom, at Rocky Point, Pender county, yas robbed while the family were outs:de extinguishing the foelder stacks wlrch had been lire el to draw them ( ut. Sudden Death. We are inexpress ibly shocked and grieved to learn that last night about o'clock Mr. B. FracJ; Wilson was found dead on the floor of his room at the residence of his father, Mr. Jos. II. Wilson. The physicians h ive not yet determineel the causes f his death, anel up to the time of this writing it is a profound mystery. Charlo te Observer. Mr. Wilson was a brother of Mrs. Chatles E. Johnsem, (f RJcigh, and was a worthy yourg man; one of the finest tMior singers in the State. Our popular ioang townsman, Leroy C BagYy h u been elected Grand Master of the Order of Odel Fellows in North Carolina, a very marked complimert. And on this ( I luus Jay) morning he will take the leadiug character (save one) i i a little ceremony at Christ church, aidetl and abetted by one of Raleigh's bright young daughters. Hen. A. S. Meirimon,of R ileigb,is to attend the anniversaiy of the Meth odist Sunday-school at Fayetteville on the 23th icstant, and eleliver an ad dress. Tho Salisbury Watchman states that a young man named Brown, son of Sandy Br wn, of Kowan, recently died from the exc ssive uso of morphine. He was afllicted with elysreps a, arel used this elrog with fatal results in hi ellbits to relieve himself. R idsville Times : We are not su" Diisfdat 2)1-. Donan'a course. .. .Col- lec or Wheeler is said to bo up agaiu for i lvetigation. One Everett Smith, Wtie'er's former clerk, swears that Wheeler, before he wa made a collec tor, was a blockader of whiskey. JL? arm, The June School CLosiN(;s.-We are indebted to the yeung la lies of Monroe High School, "Prof. J. D. Hodges, Princqvil, for a r sy invi aioa to the Annual Reception at 8 P. M. on the Gth, prox. The committee of arrange ments are Misses Jennie C. Whitfield, Hatti3 A. Bobbin, Auuie E. Rush, Alice Walkup, Sue Howe, Bettie Stewait, E!la Armfield and Cera Wio che&ter. And won't tlie Boys "primp' and try to look "too killing," when tha committee come to the front, in their pretty dresses, and gay sashes ! President Kemp P. Battle and sev eral student friends hava our thanks for the nsual tickets to the Com mencement exercises at the Universi ty, June 4th and 5th The Kurshals are : James Madison Leac'i, Jr., Chief Marshal ; J. C. Dowd, J. IL Hill, E. P. Mayeard, R. D. Reid, C. A. McNeill, G. D. Mclver, Stfi" Assistants. Rep rese tatives : R. P. Pell, J. W. Forbis, R. B. John, L. Ciaig, C. Randolph Thomas, M. C. S. Noble. Rutherford Colirgi, the Press says, is brushing up for Commence ment week, which begins with an ad elress from Col. L. L. Polk. At Graham High Schoo May 20th, Kon. K. P. Buttle will deliver ths ad el r ess, anel Dr. Pritcharel the sermon. We are indented to the Marshals for an invitation to be present at the Commencement exercises of Wake Forest College, June 10th, 11th anel 12th. Tlw Baccalaureate Sermon will be delivered by Rev. John A. Broadu?, 1). D. LL. I)., of Louisville ; the ad dress to the Literary Societies by Hon. Mat. W. Ransom, and the Alumni Ael dress by Rev. R. R. Savage, of Mur freesbnro, N. C. Capt. W. T. R. Bell speaks at Ma li m High School on the G h inst. 2.. "500 IN Cash This sum was hand ed over to the heirs of Col. D. M. Car ter yesterday by the North Carolina State Life Insurance Company. Anel 1 Hi s reminds us t invite the attention of our people to the advertisement of this sterling Home institution. The - C J managers elonot proceed on the "flash' system, and indeed we think are rather contracted in their ad vertisiog arrange ments ; but they do a safe business, and have proved "friends in neeel" to manv a farmer, and a mechanic, as mi " ' well as other persons, whose home or farm, or factory, would have passed from him forever but for the ai 1 af forded by this hoaie company. At times the company has had above one hundred thousand dollars thus em ployed in helping our people ; and though, of course, a fair interest is drawn fr m these investments, the value of such assistance cannot be esti mated by dollars and cents. We cor dially commend the North Carolina Life to North Carolinians. Suicides. To one who reals the elaily newspapers from all par a of the lanei it woald seem as if half the world we e bent on selfdestruction. Three suicides occurred iu North Carolina last week. Ileie are a few more : JudjreJ. T. Springer, of Bolega, California, committed suicide Satur day by shcotiug himself through the head: cause unknown. The eleath of Auditor Maynard, of San Francisco, at Mokelumne, Cal., occurred bv his own hand, he having stabbeel himself in a fit of tnieotal depression. Sebastian Web r, aged fifry-tive, hanged himself in Patterson, X. J., iriday night. Cause, elomestic difticuUh-s. Thomas Patterson, enjiceer of the R:chmond elevator, at Buffalo, N. Y., was found iu the cr.ek there yesterday, with a bar of iron tied to his body. He is suppossel to have committed tuic de. Mr. S. M. Barb?e, S2cretary of the Corporators of the TJnivers:ty Rail road, announces that in consequence of negociitions pending with the N. C. R. R-, and Raleigh and Air Line It. 11., the subsciiptioa books will be kept open until further notice. tlie Factory and tine Fire wide 1S79. The N. C Episcopal Convention. Fayettlvillts. May Pi The Con vention met this morning, and was opened with prayer by the Bishop. Hon. Mr. Manning, chairman ef the committee appointed to report on the indebtedness of John Wilkes to the Diocese, offeree! the following resolu tions : Resolved, That a committee of three laymen be appointed to take such meas ures as they deem proper to adjust and secure, and by compromising or other wise, tlie indebtedness ot the former Treasurer, John "Wilkes to the Dio . cese, a d report to the next Coaven tion, which was carri d. Hon. John Manumg and Messrs. Henry A. London anel R H. Battle were appointed as the committee. There-olution in regard to the alter ation of the Constitutmn in the mater of electing a Bishop, so as to allow the Laity the privilege of participating: in the nomination, insteael of the Clergy Deing aione eniitieu u me rignt ot nomination, as at present, next came up, and was warmly discussed. After speeches on the part of Mr. II. A. Lon elon, in favor, and Rev. Mr. Keenaa and Rev. Dr. Watson against the pro- nosed chancre, the resolution was re- jected by the following vo'e ; Clergy yeas 14, nays o. J-iiuy yeas 14, nirc 13 " 'j On mo'ion of Dr. DeRossett, jiesoioui, xuuo lue r iiiauce Vyomnni- t- . T. .1 rn l ii . T ' ri -i w.,.u..w v.vF.Ufe auu ui4iiaSciucui tuc peimaiieilb Tl l.J . l . which may hereafter be acquired by, this Ditcese; and also to report v.-hether. and in what manner, the Treasuier had ben required to enter into bond for the safe keeping anel proper d;sbursement of the funs com ing into his haneU from tim to time for the cii' rent purpos sof the Diocese. Ca-ried. Tlie committee to draft resolutions concerning the death of General J. G. Martin. Hon. John Manning, re p irteel and the resolutions were unan imously adopted. Appropriate tributes to the memory of the deeased were delivereel by Rav. Dr. Bixo , Ma.pr James McRa, Dr. A. J. DeR asset, Mr. H. A. L melon, anel lastly by Bishop Atkinson. Dr, Marshall read the report of the committee on the Sta'e of the Church, and presented the following statistics: burials 27, Sunday-school scholars 3039, Parochial scholars coatribu tians .o 1,8-33 9. The committee on Finance made a written report reducing the assess ments of several of the pri hioners. The committee on Ne Parishes made another repaii recommending that St. Augus'ine's Parish, Raleigh, be admitted into the Diocese. Y i iS on was selected as the p'ace for holding the nxt Annual Monven" tion in May. 1880. Wil. Slur. Wdnstm Sentinel: At the M. E church, Winston, a female Missiooary. Society was formed, with twenty six members. Since its orgamzatioa there have been considerable addition-".... Recently, in Abbott's creek township, Davidson county, while playing with a pistol, little Clemmons Weevil, inflat ing a painful but not daDgerous wound .The co'ored genius of Win- s on, who claims to have invented a machine that has lun for seventy-five weeks without stopping by "perpetual motion," asks .s2u0.000 for his trick. He has no doubt got something novel .Mondav evening's train carried elf 23,000 pounds, (over a car load) of slyves, destined for Person county, where our townsman, John 1. JNisson, is putting up a mammoth distillery Twenty-four lawyers are attending Davdison court High Point 13 re . . . . C I joicing over goiu specimens lounu near the town limits Our &uver Comets go to Chapel Hill Commence ment the first week to June. The week following they will b3 at Wake Fore-t $3,000 worth of 4 per cenr. U. S. refunding bonis have teen dis posed of at the Salem Postofhse Revenue ofliceis have recently beea makiog raids in this and Stokes county. Cotton at from 13 to 13 will put money in the farmer s purse, provided (and there'd the rub !) he has'nt been - i mortgaging his crop, or oorrowing naeh or t-rftdit. at an hicrh rate of inter est while awaiting the slowly-climbing irice. Bv the way do our farmers ever reflect on the fact that the big specu lators at the North graciously permit tho price to rise just about the time the South is pucning ner toiton vrupz , 0n infant bmtism B"0 adult bntisms .7?that there will be an entertain-i-o' "r i i 1 -.""Pnj3 ment given by the members of the loO. lotal, confirmations 4PJ, College who elo not take part in the t.t :i: m a: i uuiuiHUUiuauin tJ'H-t, iu uiids i--' I hill Tlia tYOL IV.iNO. (i GENERAL NEWS. The revival at Newborn ii on the increases. Miss Josep'iine II. Shaw, of Louis burr, is dead. Business was suspended in S'aU-sville yesterday,;the 20th. Judge Dick is to peak at Salisbury in favor of Prohibition. Newbern is to have a Young Men C hnstian Association. narrtna . ..V,,J Jioores fcclool History of North i " ec-u puuiisneu. i, , . " nas a 'onsrareel roan who walked 5 miDs in 45 minutes, and still he is unhappy. Hon John M. Moring is to deliver the Literary address at Suffolk (Va.) remale Institute Commencement. Abo Ward was waylaid and mur dered by Joshua Ka'man in Wilson countyboth colored. Batman t "V r U 1 , large. Twenty thousand quarts of straw berries have been shipped from Jack sonville, Fla., to New York this season. Mark Coleman and Daniol SWi-ni eac about 90 years old. d ied in Kwnin ffcenu7- I'aniel Bryson, 93, and Jas. ";,'i,Bimme. I A nonrrA ,1 1 t . i - - . v r v aim iit'i u uoctor m in Mecklenburcr iiil on a char r.r I : 1. 1 i .... " luree oi nis children fir ,t,i,r npxi annual meet n of th I JNortll lisro ina roa AOJn-;;,: mi I iOOljIklliLlUll Will be he'd at Beaufort, on Weduesdav. the ICth day of July, 1879. Wilson Advance: Mr. Wilev Dildv an aged and respected citizen of Pitt I 'e(l suddenly one day last week. It is thought that he died of apoplexy. Miscreants entered the blacksmith shop of John McAdoo & Co., of Greensboro, and cut the leather iKr tions of three pairs of bellows all to pi ce ;. Representatives from the Board of Commissioners of the various counties through which the Carolina Central Railway passes, are to meet in Char. Iotte on the 17th of June to equalize taxes on said road. Items from tho Hillsloro Recur der : Bishp Lyman confirmed nine persons at Chap 1 Hill; some of whom were students We learn from the campus will be illuminated and everything made lovely Mr. Wilson McCullouirh. a worth v citizen of Person county, was very seriously nurt one morning last week. He was on his way to Durham with a load of tobacco, and camped near Oak Grove Church. Stooping to disengage a tangled line, one of the horfes kicked out with both hind feet. He was struck in the face, knocking out sev eral teeth, and also on the right shoul der, wbicti was terribly shattered, the Iractured bones protruding from the flesh . Warrenton hizeite : Capt. T. L. White, an agsd and much esteemed citizen of Ridgeway, dropped detd last Griday evening. It is supposed he had heart disease Our wheat, where seeded early and on good or improved land, is looking remarkably well Fruit : no plums, no cherries, no damsons, a few peaches, a very good crop of apples Before the war Warren was the largest tobacco grow- n count m .the te' aa .1 become so again. No county in the State excels it in fertility of sou a"d few are its equab. In 18G0 the value of the real estate of Warren exceeeied that of Wake, although the latter was twice the area of this county, and contains the seat of government of the State We learn that very recently a nuggett of the ralue of seventy-five to one hundred dollars was found at the old Portis Mines (which is partly in this county,) or in that vicinity ; and that the results of recent wwhiDga have been eminently satisfactory. The recently found lump of gold is by no means the first, or the largest. Twenty years ago one was found in the same Vicicitv, worth seeeral hundred dollars. A DAIRY DITTY. The dairy maid pensively milked rhe got, And pouting, hhe pautxxl to mutU-r, "I wish, you brut, you would turn to milk," And the animal turned to butt her. But hr milk, what became of that when the goat got through churning her about the yard, and tho merry maiden got over her s 'creaming? Richmond State. She 'cheesed" it, and so should you, young man. on all uca double ena te idre subjects.