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XEffS OF THE WEEK IX NORTH CAK- Carefully Called From One Co temporaries nd Compressed Into Small ' Particles. NEW HiSOVER. The Wilmington Light Infantry is holding a baby show this week. Willmington is builrling tip her burnt district and new lileseeius to be infused into the old place. The first regatta of the Carolina Yacht Club, of Wilmington was an nounced for May 2Gth. A public meeting is to be held in Wilmington to decide the location of the new government building and to discuss other city improvements. Rumor has it that the Willmington & Weldon Kail road Company has made a proposition to lease the North Carolina Koad from Goldsboro to Charlotte. MONTGO.M ERY. II. II. Warner, of Rochester, X. Y. the safe liver cure man, is president of the Steel Gold Mining Company, whose mine is in Montgomery county, this 6tate. He was at the mine re cently and is well pleased with his in vestment. BUNCOMBE. mere was a slight Host in Jiun combe county, and perhaps at other points west of the Blue Ridge, last Monday. The members of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, of Aahe ville, are running a coffee house. They have recently learned that their milk man is an auti and have boycotted him. DURHAM. The Presbyterian church at Dur ham is now lighted by electricity. Durham is to have a new Metho dist church. Work on it has begun. W. Duke, Sons & Co., will give $500 a year for the education of poor chil dren in Durham. The' money is to be used for clothing also. There are at least 500 girls in Dur ham who earn their livelihood. They are making cigarettes, working in the bag factory, and are earning their bread by the sweat of their brows. WAKE. Raleigh Knights of Labor denounce the Socialists and Anarchists. The Raleigh papers announce the death of Mrs. Julia A. Dewey in that city on the 21st inst., aged 82 years. Last week an old colored man Mat thew Smith, aged about 80, was burn ed to death at his house in Middle Creek township ten miles southwest of Raleigh. He had gotten up to make afire and was smoking his pipe, when the flames were communicated to his clothing. The house and all its con tents were totally destroyed. His wife, an old woman about the same age as her husbaud, was badly burn ed. CASWELL. Dr. Samuel E. Brackin was born in Caswell county, N. C, June 14th, 1816, and Died in Danville, Va May 8th, 1887. George McDaniel, a colored man living with Van Strader, near Pel ham's, was killed by lightning on the 6th of May under a barn shelter on his place where he had stopped out of rain. Married at the residence of the bride's father, near Corbett's, in Cas well county, on the 19th, by Key, J. D. Buie, Mr. Charles B. Flintiff and Miss Emma Malone. RANDOLPH. John Mendenhall committed sui cide in Randolph county by hanging himself in the loft of his house. The G reensboro Workman says there was a strike at Naomi Fall, Ran dolph county, last week, for a reduc tion of time from 13 to 12 hours. It was not accedod to and about 75 hands went out. MECKLENBURG. The Medical Convention will be held in Charlotte next year. Arrangements are being made to consolidate all the car work and ma chine shops of the entire Richmond & Danville system at Charlotte. HALIFAX. A smoking ami chewing tobacco factory is to be started at Stotland Neck. The Enfield Blues have been organ ized at Enfield with Dr. Exum Hun ter, captain ; Fletcher Parker 1st lieu tenant, and Dr. J. A. McGuigan,- 2d lieutenant. CHATHAM. Two mad dogs have been killed re cently in the section beyond Lockville. According to the latest bulletin is sued by the State Board of health, Chatham has more paupers at the poor house than any other county in the State, the number there being thirty-eight. Fully one hundred people will read The Sentinel this week in Chatham who didn't read it last week. The Sentinel is building up a splendid circulation in that good old county, Married, on the 9th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, Stephen Johnson, by Carson Johnson, J. P., Mr. A.3L Thomas to Miss Tempy Johnson, all of Chatham. v Mr. W. T. Edwards, of Merry Oaks, has been long suffering with a bad sore on the ankle. It got so " bad he had his leg - amputated just below the knee. The Teachers' Institute for Chat ham county will be opened on Tues day, the 29th of June and close Fri day night July 2nd. Prof. Henry of the University, will take a leading part in the instruction. The Pittsboro Home b&jb, that offi cer Utley, of Cape Fear township, at tempted to arrest W. W. Womack. Womack ran, but upon being nearly overtaken drew his pistol and-' fired upon Utley twice but without effect. The officer, being in great danger of his life, drew and fired upon Womack. The ball struck the face and passed out at the neck, inflicting a very ugly, but not a dangerous wound. Wom ack was finally overpowdered, cap tured and lodged in jail. The Pittsboro Home tell the big gest fish story of the season. It i to the effect that week before last a gen tleman caught on a trot line in Deep river, near Lockrille, a cat fish that was twenty-eight inches long, six and a half inches between the eyes and weighed 12 pounds. ORANGE. The State Medical Society was ban- quetted at .New Berne Ihursday night. The committee appointed to consider the matte- of establishing a medical chair at the University submitted ma jority and minority reports. The ma jority report recommending the estab lishment of the chair was adopted af ter a long and warm debate. Hoii.'E. B. Coxe, of Pennsylvania, at the request of Col. Frank Coxe, has. presented to the geological department of the University a diamond drill core of the aocks of the anthracite ct al measures at Disstou, Lucerne county, Pa. The specimen is of greater inter est and value than any presented to the University musiuni for several years, and deserves this special men tian. The diamond drill is a hollow iron tul e, which is made to cut its way down through the rockks, leaving a solid core of rock in the centre. And this core, when taken out, indi cates the character of rock passed through at different depths below the surface. HERE AND THERE. The mercury has been up to 96 in the shade in Lumberton. Salisbury is to have a savings bank. It will be the first one in the State. Mr. Henry Freeman, of Stanly county, was badly bitten by a mad dog a few days ago. Work on the Carolina Central rail road between Shelby and Ruthorford ton, goes on very rapidly. Greenville had a reunion of the vet erans of Pitt county on the 20th inst. Hon. L. C. Latham delivered the ad dress. The trustees of the Slater fund have appropriated $30,000 for the . year's work at the South, of which North Carolina gets 83,600. The champion buiscuit-eatar resides in Craven county. Since the 1st of January he has eaten 2,520 biscuits, 21 a day, or seven at each meal. The Washington Gazette says a real seal was caught on Judas island, by Dr. Phillips recently, and the skin shipped from that place. It measured 5 feet 6 inches, and is the third ever known in those waters. The Lenoir Topic of last week says: Burke voted on the railroad question again Saturday 1.0G4 for and 503 against- Not a majority of the regis tered vote, which is 2,200. It will get into the courts. Henry Cline, late of Lincoln county died on the 9th instant, after a short illness from paralysis. He was in his 88th year. He was a justice of tho peace m Lincoln county before the old county was divided. The Oxford colored orphan asylum needs and intends to raise 810,000 to complete the payment on the site and to erect and furnish suitable buildings. Rev W. A. Patillo has gone North to gather the needed money. Geo. Washington Meshaw, a moon shiner who has been in the illicit whis key business for seventeen years, was captured last week in a swamp in Le noir county by U. S. Deputy Collector H. P. Dortch, and other officers. The spinel, a gem new to the Unit ed States, has been .found in the Wes tern part of this State. The specimens are of an orange color, very transpar ent and brilliant. Held in tho sun shine they seem to contain all the fires that lend brilliance to the fire opal. Beaufort Record says that between two and three hundred banks ponies were penned at the middle penning on Monday. Prices ranged from $30 to $75. Tne next and largest penning of the season will be on the 20th inst., at the Diamond about fifteen miles from Beaufort- It is stated that several gentlemen, one from Connecticut, have gone to Hyde county from Goldsboro, with a view to establishing a deer park there on a large scale. (Deer are more abun dant there than anywhere in the State. A large quanity of land is to be se cured and hunting lodges erected, and a large number of wealthy New Eng landers will spend the winter there. The Henderson Gold Leaf states that a little child, daughter of Mr. S. A. Green, one year old, living near Williamsboro, Vance county, while E laying with a lead pencil which she eld in her mouth, fell face foremost THE WEEKLY SENTINEL : f on the ground and was so injured in the throat by the sharp point "ot the pencil that death ensuett in a few I hours. J. H. Faulkner, of Dallas, has pat tented a new iron toot plow, a subsoil attachment, which has broken the soil at the depth of twelve inches with a common pony attached to the plow ; "a motor power with which you can ' run a sewing machine any number of hours start or top it at will, and regulate the speed to suit Jthe operator, and also a belt preperation that has been pro nounced a superior art.cle by some eminent machinists. Mr. D. 8. Owen tells the Fayette ville Evening News that one of the hounds taken to Georgia in a pack by Mr. W. Ii. McDuffie, madt his way back to Keyser, overland and alone. The wagons which . he followed were fourteen days reaching the turpentine woods of Georgia. When the dog left North Carolina he made the trip in four days the distance being 350 miles. When he reached his old home he could not jump the fence, and he had to be helped over. His limb were stiff. CHANGES IN THE K. St I. SYSTEM. Col. A. Andrew Retire from the Pres idency of the XV. X, C. It. K. From the Greensboro Sbrth State. Gen. Thomas has issued orders placing, the South Carolina Division and the Western North Carolina Di vision of the R. & D. under the fol lowing general management. Peyton Randolph, Assistant General Mana ger; Sol Haas, . Traffic Manager ; J. H. Drake, General Freight Agent; C W Chears, Assistant General Pas senger Agent ; J T Minitree, General Purchasing Agent ; W A Moody, Car Record and Trace Agent ; C M Bolton, Chief Engineer; R D Wade, Superintendent of Motive Power. . The S C Division of the R&D under the above general management will have the followsng officers; G R Talcott, Superintends ; J H Green, Master Mechanic; D Cardwel!, As sistant General Freight and Passen ger Agent. The Western North Carolina road is to be operated a9 the "Western North Carolina Division," with the same general officers as above, and with the following division officers : N E McBee, Superintendent, Ashe ville, N C ; G M Gates. Master Me chanic, Salisbury, N C; W A Turk, Assistant General Freight and Pas senger Agent, Asheville, N C ; J W Wilson, Consulting Engineer, Mor ganton, N C to perfor. such duties as may from time to time be assigned to him. President Buford's circular letter explains that all officers and employ ees of the lines leased are retained in their present service and respective positions, and are requested to contin ue the regular discharge of the duties thereof, from which it seems that no changes are contemplated. ' The R & D has now under its im mediate control and management the R&D; R&YRR; Va Midland ; N C R R ; WNCRR, CC&AR R ; A & C R R ; G & Col R R and Georgia Pacific R R. This com paises about 2,000 miles of railroad under one system, and in the hands of Gen E B Thomas as manager. The Presidents of the various companies which have transferred their prop erties to the B & D no longer are connected in any way with operating the roads. Among others who pass out is Col. Andrews. He now as Pres ident of the WNCRR holds the same relative position to the R&D as Holt of the N C R R does to the some Company. At first flutter there will be some feeling about the retirement of Col. Andrews, as he is regarded by the peo ple of the State as the man who saved Western North Carolina by building the; Western troad. W P Clide, Col Buford. Frank Coxe and their associ ates furnished the financial backing to make the building of the Western N C R R possible ; and . Col Andrews furnished the tenacity, nerve, tact and influence which held Gov Jarvis and the legislature up to the sticking point and forced the State to comply with the terms of its contract with the syn dicate. Without detracting from any body it may truthfully be said that Col Andrews was the chief instrument employed in bringing out of darkness into full view-of the outside world the marvellous nature and hidden wealth of the mountains of North Carolina. Concentration of the business interests of the R&D was of course an imper ative necessity. The many properties now embraced in this system make it rank with the great rail road trunk lines of the United States. Col. An drews will probably continue as the trusted local representative of this great Company. The people Jof this State should rejoice in the develop ment and success of the R&D as it means nothing short of continued prosperity for North Carolina. - The Richmond & Danville R R Co have bought the magnificent building on corner of 13th Pa Av, Washing ton, known as the Republic build ing, for the sum of $127,000. The general offices will be moved from Richmond to Washington. We now see the business of this great corporation under one manage ment. Next in order after the change of guage we may look for a double track from Washington and Rich mond to New Orleans. "The world do move." THURSDAY, MAY 27, STORM IN BOCKINGHAM. A CYCLONE CATORTISO AKOUND LEAKSVIHE. Great Destruction of Property Farming Interest Completely Ruined. Barns Blows Down and Factories Unroofed. trm the LeaksvxlU Echo. The storm of last Wednesday will likely prove a ninety days' wonder. We now ascertain that the track of the storm in which there was greatest destruction was about five miles. From points, twelve miles north of us we hear of destruction to out-buildings, timber and the growing crops. It was less destructive, however, north of Leaks ville than south of it. It may be safely assumed that the entire wheat crop and fruit crop in the track of the storm is totally destroyed. The most complete destruction that we can hear of is on the farms of the thrifty peopl of THE BETHLEHEM SECTION. The people of that section are good farmers, have made money, were pros perous. Hence their farms were w ell supplied with good barnes and out houses. They had a verv fair pros pect for wheat and oats. Some of them had their tobacco eround hilled up, and the fertilizer in the hill ready to plant. They had fine orchards, too, and were well advanced with their gardens. All is now a perfect desola tion ! The very soil in some sections has been so washed away that buly harupan is left. On Mr. E. N. An derson's place the loss of crops, fertili zer, barns, personal property, and damage to land is, to say the least, $3,500. Mr. Anderson says he is hon est in the assertion thathe water was a foot deep on his plantation, and the hail banked up 8 to 10 feet in places. FISHING CREEK, the first creek crossed after leaving Leaksvills, on the Reidsvills road, was 15 feet higher than ever known - be fore. When it is remembered that the storm lasted not an hour, the amount ot water that fell in that time is perfectly overwhelming. From Fishing Creek to Charley Williams', a distance of one and a half miles, all the valuable timber is destroyed. Mr. Williams is otherwise damaged by destruction of his fine crops, and the destruction of all his buildings except his dwelling house, which was moved one foot from its foundation. Mr. Geo. Moore is damaged $1,000. On MR. JAMES KATLIFFE'S place thedestruction is equally as com plete as on Mr. Anderson's. His dam ages are not less than S3,000. What timber that is left is stripped of its foliage until it has less than in mid winter. Mr. John Moore's loss is $1,000. Mr. Sid Moore says that all that is left to him is his family, mules and house; Mr. Wesley summers is com pletely ruined. We hear that all the way to Reidsville in the track bf the storm the ruin is complete. IN REIDSVILLE 600 to 800 lights in each factory were broken out by the hail. Tin roofs, after the storm was over, appeared like pepper boxes. The corrugated iron of James Harris' store house was beat through by the heavy hail. We cannot vouch for this of our own knowledge. The damage to tobacco in the factories in Reidsville will foot up many thousands. The Carolina Warehouse one of the best construct ed houses in the place is demolished. Sampson's factory and Denny's hard ware store were unroofed. Mr. Wesley Summers says he is completely stripped of his property. A fine curing of tobacco was carried a way, and he now sees no vestage of it. All outhouses ruined, and even the corn in his crib was beaten from the cob. Where nis wheat stood it i3 as bare as the streets of Leaksville. No timber of any size was left stand ing, and the orchard was demolished. Mr. Summers left a hamper basket -in his field. Fr curiosity he wishes to know where it was taken to. His los? is not less than $1,000. His tobacco was worth at least 250 and is all gone The tin roof on one of Mr. Anderson's barns was carried half a mile and lodged in Mr. Summer's plantation. The bark was stripped from the trees that are standing. He says the water fell as if emptied out of hogsheads. His stables were blown away and the horse left unhurt. One of the most remarkable features of the storm is that no one so far as we have heard, was hurt. The Storm King spared dwelling houses, while outbuildings were swept away by hun dreds. Mr. Bud Williams' frame stables blew down on his horse. The heavy plates fell on each side of the animal and the roof fell on the plates. Fast ening the horse. When the storm was over the debris was removed and the horse was unhurt. Mr. Williams' wheat is a total loss, and 600 pounds of tobacco was lost. Mrs. Charley Williams tells us that the top of her house was lifted up, and the clothes, etc., up stairs blown out and scattered over the plantation. The top fell back again one foot out of po sition. Bacon, trunks and kitchen utensils were taken out of the kitchen and carried over the plantation. The ceiling of the hall was splintered. Her fouls are found drowned and scat tered over the farm. There is said to be much trouble ahead about tobacco plants in some neighborhoods. The fly is doing great harm to hundreds of plant-beds in Surry and several adjoining counties. 188a 3D. S. IR, E I 3D Jll WeVD"ndi WOODEN WAKE. WILLOW, WARE. lECles Grooery Xoj-a,x-txia.o-ta.-t I'frl?5?&J S"ars- tofff". Molasses. Srn-p Meat. Lanl. FUI,. :.nd Kanrv Groceries, l.eatlicr cut to uit customers. He is rieiermiutMl to sell Goods at the LOWEST Flt'ICKS. Alw agent for PACIFIC GUANO FOR GROWING FINE YELLOW TOBACCO! W Inch i ?arh imiverwil at1slu.-tion throughout the tnhacco M!. tio :it season Price for Cah..W. Price on Time. $4.50. Mr. .IAS. K. I TJ-TOX, of Stokes . omitv, Mr W 1 KKID of W.nston, ant M.s KKTTIK I.. TRAVXHAM. of DnvioWin rountv sre with h'ni. The cor dially invite their fric-ii.i to call to see them. He accepts this opportunity of tl.aukin- I is ntanr friends for their very hbcral snpoort .lurii.fr the past vear an.l promi-cs tl.cn. bv close -."uentioJ to business an.l square dealmp. to merit a continuance of. U.ci r est meed favors'. ja 8 ly M. T. XORFLEET. j Ks ,'s(1LKi H. J. CRrTE, Auctioneer. W. A. Webstku. of U.k'i.fLm C's., Floor JUimircr. J. M. JMFUr, of Stokes Co., At Floor ManSer. WINSTON, TST; CL. For the Saleof o any house in "c-tny. There will l.e an active he rail trade. Uon't forjti-t the place and name tXov? i. isi.-tf Establisliea. 1882. THE NEW Hightower & Goodnight, Copper Smiths, PROPRIETORS, We announce to the people of North Carolina, and adjoining States, that we are prepared to furnish Stills, bps, Toms, Hydromatic Bozss aid Sim:, Step Cocks, Seamless Copper-Piping Molasses Evaporators, dec, at low prices for cash, or on time with safe collateral seeuritr We solicit the patronage f all in need of goot: in our line and guarantee satisfaction. fani4f CARTHAGE, N. C, PHOTONS and BUGGIES ! THEY EXCEL 1 1ST- STILE, DURABILITY. WE CLAIM 10 COMPETE SUCCESSFULLY IN -WITH BEST MANUFACTURERS! IN THE NORTH AND SOUTH. A RECORD of over 20 yers, signalized hy constant improvements, has secured for them the FIRST RANK among HIGH -GRADE GOODS throughout the South. Read the following endorsements from some of the best men in the State : Durham, N. C, Fb. 23d, 1SS6. Messrs Tyson & Jonks Dear Sirs : I have used your woi k. and it has given entire satisfaction, both as to prices and quality, and I take pleasure in recommending it. Yours truly, W. T. 1 J LACK WELL. Salem, N. C. March 15th, 1S86. Messrs. Tyson & Jones Dear Sirs : The carriage I bought of you in 18S4, has given perfect satisfaction. It has received some severe us age, and has withstood anv reasonable strain, thus tar withou injury. 'Respectfully, II. E. FRIES. Asheville. N. C, March 16th, 1S86. Messrs. Tyson & Jones Dear h-s : I bought one of your Extension-Top Pha;tons, and used it in mv Livery evev day last se;.son. I like it very much. Very Respectfully, ' II. F. BERNARD. Durham, N. C, February 23d, 1886. Messrs. Tyson & Jones Dear Sirs : I take pleasure- in stating that. the Pha;ton I purchased of your firm, in finish, design and workmanship, gives the highest satisfaction ; and I fully recommend both the firm of Messrs. Tyson & Jones, and their work, as first-class. Very respectfully, J. S. CARR, BROWN, ROGERS & CO., Agents, WINSTON, Iff. C. may 20 3m the Clclratel Leaf Tobacco. dcnnu.l for all i-ood. urisUt T.Vc S PIKDM OXT .-nurm M. W. NOffFL EET & CO B WORKS ! HIGHTOWER & GOODNIGHT, NEWTON, N. C. M ELEGANCE AND FINISH! THE