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1 . 4 F . - " Ct 4 if 2 Cl'JMt Aviv Mll. NO. u8. RA.LEIO-JI, "N". 0., THUESDAT, JANUARY 1, 1891. PRICE 5 OF lNliALLS. ,lfPu:-i'KrrION o . I'1"'. r.M' DitKAM." tiic . , a Jliijoritv in 1 I I urn ! r"" , IIil,l...lohn I'. Willit . iitii ' ... " ,...t vlliux Candidate J. Ki'i. Xt.v York World.) '2d Scuator In- IIOAR'S KANT AND INVECTIVE. Yesterday the Chronicle took occasion to rebuke in plain teims itie sanguinary utttr.ince of a Son - horn newspaper which threatened blood if an attempt should be made to enforce the Force bill. We do not retract what wo there stated, but wo do say that bucu a bloody article is Lot to bo compared for baseness and invec tivo to the speech made by Senator Hoar Tuesday. We have no space for his it th'iA titv I h:lsflv narf.17.1n nftoMnnn nA : u.. . ,vnd has been busily en- following synopsis sent out by the United f.-ri'iu o with his political Tress merely as a sample of his offensive 11.) in ii tt y seven years auvocacy oi nis sectional Dill: Hoar told Southern Senators that they had pledged their official oaths and honor as men that they would give their devotion to tho fJnnst.it " f n ir.:u"i"S in Kansas for ments if they were only let back into Mr. vwu 8iaJ uuul their old condition m the Union, free -ati's naior r-as wen f,om the consequences of rtbollion. And ,;tl si suite of loonis At now they were denouncing those Consti- wrninR nucr tutional amendrasnts ao "a stupendous crime and blunder." Ho criticised the new constitution of Mississippi, and said the people were not blind to tho objects of the Mississip pi constitutional convention. If they were their oyes would have been opened by the declaration of Judge Calhoun, the president of the convention, avowing the purpose for which it was gathered, and who said that if he were asked whether it was the purposo to restrict nes;ro suffrage, ho would frankly answer, THE LNDIAN WAR. SCHOOLS BURNED AND TEACH ERS AND PUPILS MASSACRED. A ROMANTIC AFFAIR. The Dtimagfl to the Troops is Small 25 Soldiers and 150 Indians Killed inOfie Battle. 1 1 si. when asked for an in ;lf(.,l that information 1 1 ,:'"l :l til T By United Pres. PinbBidge Agency, S. D., Dec. 31. The Seventh cavalry had jnst reached camp yesterday morning, after repulsing the attack made on their supply train by Stanly and Miss L. Pollock; Mr. James Two Strike hnnrl.wr, r orri Mcuaniei ana Miss Magtrie bmith. itv, fhf .v,. nnu The groom is principal of Montford r Vttluul,v molu" Avenue gollege, Asheville, and is one was on hr3 and the teachers and pupils of the best known educators in Western Two Couples Get Married When Only One Was IntendedLove's Young Dreams Realized. Prof. E. B. Lewis, of Asheville, N. C, was married day before yesterday to Miss Dora McDaniel, at Kington, N. C, Rev. H. W. Battle, of Wilson, officiat ing, the attendants being Mr. Will Lewis and Miss Laura Walters; Mr. A. Webb and Miss Eliza Ward; Mr. E P. Morgan and Miss Kate Lewis; Mr. John Tull and Miss Lillie Hooker: Mr. Ben i: T in hntnl ia ' . the licpublican head- I .. .. In. 111'1 I fir rJ T riPTlfliJ i ' il l l ill' III'- ' "v.v. i. I ... fn4 17.. tftil Ilicre. ouu.ti"' uu i managing Senator In M J. t lined to be inter- turthtr than to declare ; now ii' doubt that Mr. lib! hi. own successor. As u' fitt. however, tho report . Kni-a delegation brought , .., ., r,' convention at Ocala 1 the opposition to Henator "Yes, that is what we aro here for." : l I. . i ! rt11 ?k t il t. Tiu' I e ion ot lrhy in I.uh farms le". tno peo- to prove i;uv not, - lraocratic : s boms u.y.i etiectiveiy. " 1 1 f'Lc'itton Aiot of a ma ' !;: builot, nd to bo elected . .'i,.. :ue mean pet that nura Ji. ar.d iinico men to ;.'h. Vll, u-.t liavotheHi'ir:? Repub - to help bim. Tnere are liv republican Senators who Vr.S'v:. A-i'd themselves opposed to ( v i n;o of that number has come "u f'i' l f. r tho Alliance. One Al Mr. Hoar recalled the Ccpiah massa cre in Mississippi, the murder of Fred Matthews and the burning of his widow's house, and said that within the present Christinas season that a widow's son, the Republican postmaster, a young man of 21, had been shot down in the streets of Carrollton, the home of Sana tor George. "How long," Mr. Hoar exclaimed, 'how long, oh, God! shall ths blood of these martyrs cry for vengeance from the ground? How long shall the murder of men because they are Republicans be the only crime to which Republicans are in different?" Tho Senator (referring to Mr. Walt hall) thinks tho era of these things is passing by in Mississippi. Let us hope K i inmber-tlect ot the House 1 so; and that when its dark and bloody - v.'.n ! au'aiut Iugall., because history is written, it will be recorded ', i '.a" of otic or two Government that there was at least one manly voice in all her chivalry that uttered the in dignation of an American freedman at the outrage on Americanism and on freedom. In conclusion Mr. Hoar addressed himself directly to the Southern Sena tors and said: were beiug massacred. Iu twenty min utes the weary and hungry, and ex hausted civalry was once more in mo tion. They found that the fire was at the day school, one mile this side of the mission. The Indians under the command of .Lame wouua anu iwo otrise were found to the number of 1,809 about oe mile beyond the mission. The seventh formed a line and began the fighting, which was carried on by only 300 or 400 Indians at a time, while the great mass kept concealed. General Forsythe sus pected an ambush, and did not let them draw him into dangerous ground. Col. Henry started one hour later than For sythe, and owing to the exhaustion of his horses had to travel very slow. The seventh became surrounded by the red skins, but just as the circle was ready to charge, the ninth broke in upon the rear oi the hostues and they vanished. The weary soldiers slowly retreated, reaching the agency at dark. The in- North Carolina, and is the son of Dr Richard H. Lewis, President of Judson College. He is exceedingly popular at his home and is a young man of rare talents and possesses a fme reputation as an instructor for bo young a teacher. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Susan Kiug, Kington, N. C. She was greatly admired for htr manv sroaees and lovely disposition. the marriage was amended by a host of relatives and friends who wish tbem much happiness through the voy age of live. After the marriage of Prof. Lewis and Miss McDaniel, the romantic scene of another and somewhat unexpected mar riage took place, in the persons of Mr. James L. Carroll, of Asheville, and Miss Ora Reynolds, who had accompanied the groom of the first pair. This was ro mance indeed and altogether one of the most pleasant events of the year. Mr. Carroll is a brother of Mr. Q. J. Carroll of this city, and had been on a visit to his brother here during the holi THE NATIONAL CONGRESS. THE SENATE ADJOURNS UNTIL FRIDAY NOON HOUSE NOT IN SESSION TO-DAY. fantry had been ordered out but were d Migs R 1Js wag . j . stopped by the sight of the head of the friJnda in Ralei afc the ?ame . pn nmn nf nnualrv I ho cnlrlipra nrovo .... . . .... L securui uieir positions ' I; ill', worked Against him at . t i he hUi Ingalls personally .';.!,le for it and will vote against - "tl r.'iluccs Senator Ingalls's Ro-i-trcr.ijth to 00, when 83 are .. v to liH i lectio j. ; tin so overwhelming odds con- i turn. Hit) lntiaus meu ciaiiu column of cavalry. The soldiers, brave and heroic as they were, were greatly outnumbered and there are not enough troops at this point to clean out these indians, who are still camped within seven miles of the agency. The damage done to the troons is small. Lieutenant Mann, of Company i, Seventh calyary, was wounded, shot through th.) si se. First Sergeant of Company K, was aibo wounded. Dattle at Wounded Knee Creek. Washington, u. u., jJcc. ill. spe cial indian agent Cooper of the Pine Ridge Agency, this morning telegraphed tho indian bureau as follows: "Biz Foots band attacked the military about 8 o clock yesterday morning on head of Wounded Knee Greek with the following result Tho bridal parties passed through the city bound for their Western homes, car rying with them the best wishes of their friends aud relations here. COLLISION ON It. & A. A. L. R. R. A Through Freight Train Rushes Mad ly Into the Local Freight and Ias sage Train at Mery Oaks No One IIurt--A Coach and Fugine and Two Freight Cars Demolished. (Special to STATE CiUiONicJ.E. Hamlet, N. C, Dec. 31. This after- a 1 f "1. 1 noon, wnue ice iccai i reign, ana passen ger train, bound for Kiieih, wau stand ing at Merry Oaks, the through freight came thundering along down tady at a 25 soldiers kilied, 35 wounded: rapid rate. Engfoeer Win. Boyd was about 150 indians killed and 30 wound- holding tho throttle, and seeing that ed and captured- Father Croft wound- a collision was inevitable he reversed hi ed. Two of Strikes band opened fare on engine and jumped, ine nreman jump- "You have tried everything else, now the agency yesterday from the hill tops ed also. Conductor Peter Pleasants, oi' try justice. You have exhausted every on the north side, wounding two soldiers Aberdeen, was going to see his sister Mt.lideut of Rupees They say policy and failed. This terrible question and killing no one. Iudians attacked ,( r- i sn why Alliance Repub- will not down. Your peoplo have 9th cavalry wagon train this morning listened too long to the evil counsellors two miles no'ti of agency, killing one who led them into rebellion, into war, soldier of the advap.ee uard." Washington, D. U , Dec. 31. huull not fruppoit their candi Ti.iiio are ovtr thirty of them i i ! 1 . . I L... .V. I AT ! f 11 . ,v . WTVe uoi uiriru'jiei uy mo wu- nsien now 10 mo cuuuse; ui lue greatest .r.Aiv'.h nomuiattd them to op- orator of antiquity; "Justice is, itself, .,mt ur'.iOfi wy inuucu'ar cauaiuaie trreat stanaiug policy oicivu socieiy, !ht- rc.jaN'. Ir- )& from this nortion and anv eminent departure from it, tlie jj:o.itinn tbat logVn expects to I under any circumstances, is under the ,'Hb recruits Decessary to him. Tui re u hut litfl'3 doubt that John r. :,th, late eindiilafo for Governor, is suspicion of being no policy at all." vfoi-.t Alliance Senatorial possi ',! ul i)H fricnu's claim that his fo! i i- Milli.ient tu give him a ciear ; t ty ii;uiti.st u!l opponents in a pirty ,:n. Ho is now iu tho city and will i:u hiT.umtil tho close of the cam !n, whin ho will begin active work s 1'io'iul 'cturer Of the Farmers' Al l- a t h:':i,. position ho was elected ?ie OctU Couvetition. Should he 7..' hia Se:!atcrial aspirations ho will ie to ret as kcturer until his term i.r, which will be next December. A STKANWE SUICIDE. A Dnuuhter Poisoned Her leather's ."MindHe Fouud O'lt the Deception and Shot Himself. (Tarboro Southerner. ) George Washington Wynn, near Rob ersonviile, about ten days or two weeks men now belong to ho3tiie element. Major- Geueral bchohtld to-dav received the following telegr am from General Miles dated Sharon, Neb , Dee. 30: I reported yesterday statements as received from Col. Forsythe ihrougb General B:o ;ky I am now informed that the lo.-.s s in tha' yffnir were: Cap tain Wallace, of the seventh cavalry, and twenty-five men killed; Lieutenant Carhngton and t h.rty tour men wound ed; also Lieutenant Hiwthorue, second artillery. About 300 Indians that were at or ner the agency at the time are now hero. General Brooke reports that he expects some will return. About 500 expect to be at the agency to-morrow morning and will report more in detail. married to-night and was in the cab, but did not jump. Soon after the engine was reversed a cylinder burst with ter rifio explosion. A colored train hnuo rushed into the coach and warned the passengers to llee for their lives, which ttey did. A coach, the engine and two freight cars were badly demolished, but nobody was hurt. C. F. King. e Brilliant .Marriage at Chapel Hill. ago killed himself with a shot gun. He wa3 insane. His mental troubles grew out of his anxiety about his property. A fnw veara aero he married a pretty l.ftK.I . - I - - " i t. hitler, who is tho onlv Alhanco wnmnn and for a time all went well. i-Jwrof tho I'gialature whoso legis- The "wolf in the fold" entered later ftp. -ruMico tits him for the position to it is said in tho shape of an Ulegiti- 'l "Kt r, ami who has no opponent, mate daughter who poisoned her father s l;irj; coDMderabie strength tor mind against her step-mother ana per- o ii't'H ti.ti;itor. Next to Mr. anailoii fhn nl.i man that monev which he hid and disappeared was stolen by I IIH Willi. .Ul. 1 1 lit! UIM'JU t usjv vvu ........ r . 1 1 i lie would h, mnrn ital.lfl oil hia n,ft;brtv t.n this rlansrhter account of inability oi ine neavy ue- Ufpuhlicana than anv other can- and fnro.xl his wife to leave. Some mands upon its funds. The suspension mt'ntiohed, and ho counts on Ka- time thereafter the old man b?came sua- caused quite a ripple m business circles '" 11 ai.l when it beeomps aonarent ninnnn nf hia danerhtr and watched and is due to a run maae on the Dink by Sirnator IngalU has no chance of her till he became satisfied that his wife the depositors, the resultof the currency w. w4 intinpont civen to the report that; tne nans nad "3-Ji,'e i'( ff. r has in tho last few week Man and wife became reconciled and lost heavily by the receut failure of its u ' 11!U lirolind. Ri financial ideas. 1 Mr Wcnn snntrht. tn have the deed set former President. Mr. E.F. Moore. From i..,u .. i : . . . . ' j o - - z . . ... I .. . i-e it- t 1 .. "i book entitled The way I aside. Worry and anxiety on this ac- tne dcsi uiwiuiduuu iu 10 iiucu ".I'O.l and J u lire W. A PeiTer ho is '.trniiil.'dilo PponhVj nartv nan ..If ... 1 't THE PEOPLE'S N ATltirN A L 1 . JX 11 Of Fayetteviiie Closes its noors- Three Assignmeuts. (Special to State Chronicle.) Fayettevills, N. C, Dee. 31. The Peoplo's National Bank of this place closed its doors at 11 o'clock to-day, on ll- haw 1 off Viia dnA Via Pnrlp.i x w ouw ruu J L tm k. & v u i r,i i i u l aiiULirjU 111 lliiuu uuva w-v-w 11 j criticism by Alliance papers, and his troubles in the manner above stated. 1 ' -"ULi abMit much opposition to fie wa worth f 20,000 or $25,000. - "Miuuinia me Dullness manager M' p'r holds a Government nosi- :apa him by a Republican Admin- ' fa-ion. iiii.i v,, n u t looking after the claims of for which he is EOU ENGROSSING CLERK OF THE HOUSE. Special Cor. of State Chronicle Just now there are many candidates out for tho various legislative offices of liu Washington, I . -'r obligations to the Republican i'jv , sCA 'acts havo a tendency to the approaching General Assembly. It 'iiT' ii Ju',,g0 with the Alliance. i3 highly imp0rtant that none but good . luo last ten days a Senatorial man aitfti.i fp.fA to fill thesa Dosi- Kr,;:::: sia"e ror jerry simp- tion8 ky-u,-.; eiectirom the aeventn Tho writer ha3 noticed through the -. w hcu threatens to grow to for- columns of the Chronicle aud other pa- '"Onortlnna Tha Urannh Alii. . .i .u. f w r m a. I 41 t'air .al ? ? flCt have taken him up Tomlinsou, editor of the Asheville :-tv ,r J' - and with great una Country Homes, mentioned for Engross--U' IPdr resolutions demand- in clek of tne House. I can heartily d . w - a. la Lin iiitiHiii. nun Ji:i- i i i t-kn hna nnu i ui in in i is 'L ,Dot VotherjDg about politics, but "'j I it lit la . . utusen in the South, where UlKlCff a tost aff-r I. id vor.nnf oriin. bPi?Wn- Should his candidacy in.Tt- .li Kwat personal popularity uiru ma ? &i 1 him. i ,-. 1D1ra rnd SiTih niotrio m j. I . ,. "VILE WITH IIRUIN. 11. nils' Encounter with a " in Hladen County. OVihnington Star.) that Mr. Win. E. township, Bladen competency to fill the position, and that he i a true Democrat ana uiu more io redeem the Ninth district from Radical ism than any man in it, through his pa per, which is the organ o- tho Alliance in western North Carolina. Mr. Tom linson was born and reared on the farm in Iredell county, and from childhood is well known by the writer to be a deserv ing young man. The Legislature could not do better than to elect him. An Iredell Democrat. j,i, . -1 t r N. (J WORDS ONLY WORDS. Of Pftt hoi '"muier iasL naiuruay &hiut 7 ....1 r wi,;t r ' "v-iwu. wim a ui niacit with a ahit f rnm Mr. Parnell Must Retire If He Loves Ireland More than Mrs. O'Shea. (By Cable to State Chronicle.) Boulogne, Dec. 30. The statement officially given out in regard to the con ference to-day as loiiows : ..r ti ll nnA Afr O'Rripn met .-.. . 1. 4 Illlt a OAlimh nnil I M T. rHIUCil i'Al. v T?i 6igbt or ten Wows with the here to-day and had a prolonged con vf r tho axe. It weighed 280 sation, which will be resumed m a few days." iH4tl ,.i "?Vtacked with an axe. 4I1 that the assetts to-night aggregate about $220,000 gross, consisting largely of dis counted paper, while the liabilities foot up about $80,000, $65,000 of which is due depositors ;-:nd time certificates. At present there is little doubt but what the drp ;it-'rs will be paid dollar for dollar. Information is meagre. The following failures have occured to-day and yesterday: J. H. Ingram, J. I. Ta turn, aud Geo. Rosenthal mort gaged equal to an assignment. DIGNIFIED JOURNALISM. One Who Knows Something About Journalism Speaks. Special Cor. State Chronicle.! .TnsFPHiis Daniels. Esq.. Editor State Chronicle. Dear Sir :- As an old printer of 34 vsars. and one who thinks he knows rf , something about journalistic courtesies, let me thank you for the dignified, manly and ftailsss manner in which you an swered the insult thrown at one of our best and purest citizens, Rev. Baylus Cade, editor of the Progressive Farmer, by the editor of the Durham Globe. Such insults and low flings as these at our best men are sure to rebound on the heads of those who cast them. Again thinking you sir, for your ar ticle of Dec. 30rh, I am with great re spect, lours very truly, Special Cor. State Chronicle. Chapel Hill, N. C, Dec. 31. Mr. Gaston Battle, of Cool Spring, Edge combe county, will be married to Miss Tamar Manning, of Chapel Hill, in the Episcopal church to day at 12 o'clock m., Rev. Mr. Wingate, of Durham, officiat ing. The attendats are: Miss Dot Manning, (sister of the bride) Maid of Houor; George Gordon Battle, of New York, best man; Miss Eltie Mangum, of Chapel Hill, with Turner J Battle, Jr., of New York; Miss Laura Payne, of Virginia, with Mr. Hugh Miller, of Goldsboro; Miss Minnie Mangum, of Chapel Hill, with Mr. Isaac Manning, of Chapel Hill; Miss E'eanor Alexander, of Chapel Hill, with Mr. P. P. Winborne, of Murfreesboro; The ushers are: Messrs. Alex Stron ach, of Raleigh; Rag. Martin, of Little Rock, Ark. ; James J. Philips and Henry Johnston, of Tarboro; and Charles Man gum, of Chapel Hill. Immediately alter tne ceremony, stu dents and friends met at the residence of Dr. Manning, to attend a reception (I suppose you may call it such, congra tulations and eatabl s constitute it.) The bride and groom, attended by George Gordon Battle, leave on the af ternoon (5:15 p. m.) train for New York. The church has been elegantly and tastefully decorated by the many friends of the bride and groom in Chapel Hill. Their resents are numerous and hand some. The State Library. Discussion on the Morgan Resolution on Privileges and Elections Con sumes Most of the Session. IBy United Tress. Washington, Dec. 31. In the Senate most of the morning hour was spent in the discussion of Mr. Morgan's resolu- i tion instructing the committee on privi liges aud elections to report as to the contents and meaning of the election bill. A resolution was agreed to directing the superintendent of cen-us to report the population of the United Stares by Congressional districts and couuiies. Debate on the elections bill was con tinued, Mr. George speaking in opposi tion to the bill. Mr. George alluded to the,statement made yesterday by Mr. Hoar' tbat there was not a line or sentence in the bill that would corrupt the alleged evils and wrong3 growing out of the new consti tution of Mississippi, and said that nev ertheless the time of the Senate had been largely occupied by Republican Senators in the discussion os that conceded by ir revelent questions. Mr. George proceed to review and to defend the course of the peoplo of Mis sissippi in the adoption of their new con stitution and to discuss the constitutions and statutes of other states on the sub ject of suffrage and of negroes. In closing this part of his argument, Mr. George said that he had thus gone through tho history of the legislation aud the cons'Kutional provisions of Northern aud Western States, nob with h view of charging their g-ople with in consistency, but with the view of show ing the judgment of the American peo ple that the negro race was incapable of elt government, this was before the adoption of tho loth constitutional amendment had prohibited distinctions on account of race. Mississippi, having a larger proportion of negro population triMi any otuer State, haviug 100,000 voters who are unable to read, and who aro uuiu formed as to civil aud frees in sitiiuuoBs, had seen proper to tall a con vention to correct the evil, not of negro suffrage teu se, but of ignorant and de based suffrage. In conclusion, Mr. George said that he w;.a prepared to defend the suffrage clause of the Mi.-sissippi constitution upon legal grounds, and upon precedent furrJshed by the States of Connecticut, Vermont, Wyoming and Idaho. Mr. George gave notice that he would finish his speech when the Senate met again. Mr. Ilawley made an explanation of the points made by Mr. George in con nection with the laws and political prac tices of Connecticut. Mr. Hawley char acterized the Mississippi constitution as a patent, open, acknowledged, defiant device for disfranchising the colored citizens of Mississippi. The pending bill, he said, was intended to remedy such a case as that. That clause of the Mississippi constitution was one of the most tremeudous arguments in favor of the bill. It seemed to have been brought by Providence right in the very crisis of the controversy. It was not a week, Mr. Hawley, since a young man had been shot down in Mr. Georges town in cold blood because he was a Re publican, and he would like to see whether the murderer would bo punished or not. Mr. George spoke of the shooting of young Matthews at Carrollton as a de plorable occurrence, and said he behev ed, from letters he had received, and from accounts published, that it was the result oi a personal quarrel. A somewhat accrimonious collcquoy took ola.ee between Mr. Hoar and Mr Teller over a comparison made by th latter Senator between the suffrage qual ification clause in the Mississippi consti tution and that in tho Massachusetts constituton. At 5:30 the Senate adjourned till Friday at noon, with the understanding that a further adjournment will take place till Monday at noon. The House was not in session to-day. A TERRIRLE SNOW DRIFT. No 3Iail trt SnnHo : T.. w ! iu it'll LH1) Travel Cut On". Mr. R. L. Doughton, of Allesrhanv. who is in the city, tells ns that the re cent snow in that county, is the biggest and most ruinous to travel than in ten years. It was 14 inches deep at first, and on Christmas day 6 inches more fell. The drift of snow was very great and in some places it was over tn fppfc deep. About all the mails have been blocked up, and for ten days it was impossiblo for the daily mail to fret through to Sparta, the county seat. All travel, ex cept by horse-back, has been totally suspended, and the inconvenience and delay to business has been very great. The snow is still on the ground. It drifted as it fell, and the falling snow as so thick that a traveller could not see his way before him. If the weather had been very cold, the stock would cer tainly have frozen. Alleghany is a great stockraising county, and it the weather nan oeeu severely cold, the loss would have been very heavy. Some of the oldest inhabitants say that there never was such a drift of snow seen in the county. INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS. The following officers have been in stalled by the several lodges in tho city. Raleigh Chapter No. 10, Royal Arch 3Iasons. H. P., D. W. Bain; K., W. H. Bragg; Scribe, H. M. Cowan; C. H., William Simpson; P. S Jno. W. Thompson; R. A. C, W. H. Bain; G M. 1st. V.. a Kleuperburg; G. M. 2nd. V., J. W. Evans; G. M. 3rd. V., E. C. Potter; Treasurer, T. W. Blake; Secretary, Wayne Allcott; Guard, R. H. Bradley. William ;. Hill Lodge No. 18. Master, C. B. Edwards; Senior War den, F. W. Honeycutt; Jnuior Warden, Jno. C. Drewry; Tiler, R. H. Bradley; Treasurer, D. S. Wait; Secretary, J. II. Alford; Senior Deacon, E. McK. Good win; Junior Deacon, W. R. Blake. Hiram Lodge No. 10, A. F. & A. 31. Master, J. M. Pugh; S. W., S. W. Walker; J. W., J. W. Evans; Treasurer, T. W. Blake; Secretary, E. B. Thomas; S. D., G. P. Kenneday; J. D., W. H. Bain; Tiler, O. D. Christophers. 3Ianteo Lodge, I. O. O. F. N. G., Harry Lewellen; V. G., W. II. Bragg; R C, G L. Tonnoflfski; F. S.. T. W. Blake; Treasurer, Wayne Allcott; Trustees of the Widows and Orphans Fund, (J. M. Busbee, C. B. Edwarda and T. W. Blake, t The K. of I. IJauqueU Centre Lodge, No. 3, K. of P., gave a grand entertainment night before last in the Henry building in honor of a visit from Grand Chancellor Cook. The oc casion was one long to be remembered, and the many attendants enjoyed them selves in a manner seldom seen in this city. Rev. J. L. Foster, cf tho Christian church, was Master of Ceremonies. Mayor A. A. Thompson responded to the toast, "Our Guests," in his usual grace ful and happy style. Capt. Jos. J . Ber nard responded to tho toast "Phalanx Lodge;1' C. M. Busbee to "The Order Universal;'' Rev. G. W. Sanderlin to "Heroic Pythians." Owing to the ill ness of Maj. Eugene Harrell, Capt. E. R. Stamps read a letter from bim regret ting his inability, &c. Mr. George H. Snow responded to a unanimous call and made a pleasant speech which was highly appreciated and to the point. Much credit is due Mrs. W. O. Oram, Mrs. Jake Nottingham, Miss Lovie Parks and Miss Mollie Separks, the lady man agers of the affair, or, at least, had special charge of the supper. Music was furnished by Viola's string band and everything passed off as de lightfully as could possibly have been desired. Center Lodge is ono of the oldest in the State, being the third lodge ever or ganized in North C arolina and its mem bers rank among the most prominent and influential of our citizens. A Settlement cf the O'llrien-Parnell Matter Looked for. J. O. BlRDSONG. Rebate on Sugar. By United Press.) Washington, D. C, Dec. 31. The treasury department has decided that a draw back of 2G 10 cents per pound on granulated sugar made from imported raw sugar used in the manufacture of condensed milk, should be allowed. Visiting this department of the State Government yesterday, we found Libra rian Birdsong with a pleasant smile on his face, and busily engaged in closing up his report for the past two years. He informed us that his efforts to make the library an attractive place for visitors was fast being realized. The number of visitors to the rooms during the past year far exceeded that cf any period in the history of the Mate Library. While he does not hope to get the older of our citizens in the habit of using the rooms, the younger ones are taking advantage of the library to a gratifying extent. There were one hundred visitors to the rooms yesterday, engaged in reading and admirin the r.andsome rooma, pictures, Fiiteen portraits have been added to the picture gallery of illustrious soldiers and statesman of the State during the past year. From his report we ee that the receipts of books reached 1,531 volumes during the past two years; ICG volumes more than dur ing 1887-8. In glancing over the regis ter we were surprised to find so many visitors reside out formed that purchase was not as large as the public demand. The next legislature should increase the appropriation for this pur pose, which would enable the librarian to add such works as are found in all first class libraries, the latest text books on agriculture, mechanics, &c, should be in our State Library where all inter ested could have the privilege of consult ing them at ail times. - IBy United Press.l Dublin, Dec. 31. The Journal says that Mr. Timothv Harrington, member of the House of Commons, will probably attend the next meeting between Messrs. O'Brien and Parnell. The Journal be lieves the outlook for an amicable set tlement of the matters at issue betweeu the Irish leaders to be hoped. It con siders that the prolonged interchange of views which was had at Boulogne yes terday must have tende i to the evolu tion of a basis of agreemt at. Oa Monday evening, Mr. Parnell went from London to Brighton and returned to London yesterday morning in time to make the Folkestone triin and catch the channel steamer for Boulogne. There is no truth in the published reporjs that Mr. Parnell went to Pari-, thereby inferring that he had visited Mrs. O'Shea. According to the Dublin Express (in dependent conservative) it is Mr. Wil liam O'Brien's intention to surrender himself to the police early in January, in order to serve two terms of sis months imprisonment to which he was sentenced on November 19th. Two Counts Ficht a Duel. (By Cable to the Chronicle.) Vienna, Dec. 31. Count Deym, am bassador of Austria to England and Count DeLutzon. first secretary of the recorded during toe year, wno eiuu?j, a ----- of the State. We were in- mis city to-uay. thP accession of books by me anair grew out in 4ua;ii .u. Qualified and Round. Judge Thompson, Clerk of Wake Su perior Court, informs us that Mr. Gar land Jones has qualified as administra tor of Jordan Franci.s Jones. Mrs. E. W. Richardson as administratrix of A. J. Richardson. Mr. James H. Lynn aa administrator of Major Willie Lynn. Also thatt Stephen Jones has been ap prenticed to Moses Jones, of House's Creek township. Attention, Odd Fellows. Regular meeting of Seaton Gales Lodge, No. CI, I. O. O. F., to-night. Initiation, election of officers, installa tion and other business of Importance to be disposed of. Candidntes will present themselves promptly at 7:30 o'clock. All Odd Fellows invited. .Married. don over a question of precedence affecting the wives of the two diplomats. steamship V. bandoued. (By Cable to State Chronicle) London, Dec. 30th. The steamship Thessaly, from New Orleans for Ham burg, has been abandoned on fire in the North Sea. The crew have been landed. At the residence of Ii. J. Allen, Esq , of Halifax county, December 23d, Mr. II. P. Clements, of Raleigh, and Misa Hattie Allen, of Halifax county, N. C, Rev. L. J. Holden officiating. By the same at Weldon, N. C, Dec. 21th, Frank B. Miller to Miss Linda M. Gary, all of Manchester, Va. Merit Wins. We desire to say to our citizens, that for years we have been selling Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Dr. King's New Life Pills, Bucklen's Arnica Salve and Electric Bitters, and hava never handled remedies that sell a well, or that have given such universal satis faction. We do not hesitate to guaran tee them every time, and we stand ready to refund the purchase price, if satisfac tory results do not follow their- use. These remedies have won their great popularity purely on their merits. John Y. MacRae druggist.