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The western Democrat. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1852-1870, November 17, 1857, Image 1

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t UP STAIRS OPPOSITE SCARRS DRUG STORE } A Family Paper, devoted to Stale Intellig^ence, the News of the World, Political information, Southera Rights, Ag^ricnltare, Literatare, and Miseellany. V WILLIAM J. lATES, ri'I'l oH AND rnOI'UIKTOR. CHARLOTTE, MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. .*2 PER ANNUM TEIIiMJS } AdT«nce. "iiZ. A. TATSbj'SJ*' ^ AS.SOriATF. KI>ITf>U. 3 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1857. VOLU M E 6. -MUER ^published every Tuesday— , , ;:!• lli- N'fws, n full ajid iiccu- j Ki i">rt of tli‘ Markets, See. j I V ar. if I'iviil in iidvancp,. $2 CKJ ■ 1 within -i.\ inontii!* 2 JiO ,l .fti r till-cxiiiriition of tin* year, .‘i 00 i • Any pcr-ion ~‘inliiifr us five new bu1>- Ill ( iiii'-piiuKMl hy tln‘ advanct* sub- ,t i.Ill i ^ 1**) " ill copy gra . ..Ilf y-ar. I . -'ii-^“rs nnd -itlifT!* who may wi.-ih iii"ii' ' *!'» l‘y inail, at . r' ■ k • ADVERTISING. • It. hm.s or leas, for H months, $1 00 t, “ f, 00 1» “ 1(100 I,: , or Ifsis, fu8l inaerliun, $100; i',' a Ill'l luoit, 25 I I'lit h(ivrrtis(‘mcnts must he' r'.rii; -'1^ ;iiK-f. ■ F ’r :tiiii'*un-inL^ ^'andidati-s for ofllcc, | ,\ ^ I'• M in“Ut' not marked on the |.t r>>r a '!> •fitlf time, will l»c iii- :,]■ '1 toilijil. iiiiil rli:'r;zi-d acfordiii;^ly WIIJ.IAM .1. YA'PHS. ' X-*OI78. SAX-iE, I ^ E*2.‘iiifatio2i, ; ] - - I, ' n! ('!ni ■■'liillt', HI (tiishin ■HI I ti u niiiis lij flit' I'.-mk A 1:i 11/I t 'hijrlijllr anil i h-'>! II !nn. > ii>l I'iaulalion i> f»ii llie wpst -iilf »f t lio i'atawlia iii\>T, con-; t:, .nil- Font iu xdim:!) ' \ t ipfhl v-livi* .•n'vr>, j ) I n atn s. Mi adnw land—yn ld- | ^ Ii'pii i:lani ' ot l;;iy twic- a y ai; mif j : iii'l I w ' ni \-lix I- arn >, ( uiiland. ' . |. \ . i. and t li>' lialanci- In woodland,^ V. d. and I All iidin;:: u itliiii t \\ II liiin- 1 N o' a r^aw Mill uwni-d by Jolm 1{. I ' • '• I . I I ii ill.' tlicri' is a lar;^o ,> (l.'ii I\itclnn, Xi’ii-nt 11 HUMS. j ■ ' -, It 111 \v lai-:' and >|>ariiin> . r ii'lv - ; .ill Simp. C'liltnii (iin and St-ri \v. . - .ii>ii a laiL’’' * >n liard tit |n :ii li and ap- I . >1 ill at |i .••'t on- iliiiusaiid tlollais; • . a 1 V.-^r. t;il)li' j^Oildi II. 1 - ;'i:iii!:iiiin ' II Uiii'w n as till-irsidi'iioi' • Ii’ulii il Jiiliiishiii; liav ill^ lii cn carr- \ ii- 'l and iVi'in till' niamii r in wliit li - . !f i.r ind. iitiiti- iin|iriivi'iiii lit. 1 I ■■ ; . Wi ll w all ird. having tiirci'VI TV i > uiiiLT-^, siluatrd ill d ill'Tf lit pal t-"i ot • ji. :'l II . V, i-ii'ii);:' to i x.-unin*' tin- jdantation : i.\ Mpi.i-, .11 ‘ ‘ -In.I. if. .loliii'ii'n. Ksi|., ;;!1'^' V'ahir I.ii.mill’ Ilf ilii' plac', iiv in lii.s s V, 1,1 111'. S\diu V X. .Jiiliiistnn. t\M) mil'.s •,i.,a riiuM, ou tln‘ riank J.’iiad ^ ir. 1.. >! i' liif |iTi iniM-s frivrn on tin* 1st of .1 .Ml 1.1 ;oid III any jinn'liaM'r di sirons of ■ I,:.' » /!• It. ]ii 1 iiii'siiiii \\ ill l)f granit'd tt> do p: -.. >. :i>..i TIj - hi .'iiuMx-i liiTii ii'srardi'd as tin* b'st ' ' li}- M.iiii Mil I 111 t :ii:i\\ li.i Itin-v. ami iiiy biisi- ,ii ; ■ Ml' Ills 111 iii;r sMcli tliat 1 cannot . - : \ 11 • !! 1^ I nil'-, ii \\ ill 111-sold din ing tin- I 1 I: 1 u s til' ri'tini' ral ly apjilicalioii would ■i.'\i'al>li'. r I- aii l ti'niis will 111' niadi* known by ad- i‘ ■ lai'' nil ;it ‘JT Murray, and :{| Warn ii ; >, \' W Vi»rk ('ity. c.'U'i'ot ('linrt'iiilI, .Jiilin- :.*i, A fii.. iiiiiil 1st of Novi-!u1)it; at'tcr that ■ ; . ai Milumliia. S. lii rrs M. .TOIINSTOX. -p' ‘Jl*. I'.'iT. -Ill DISSOLUTION^ Mil. tn»i..f WILLIAMS, (JlLLl-.SPIE A r ■ n I , .’.ivsnivi d liy mutual i-misi iit on tin t ! i\ III .Inly, I'.’iT. 'i'in' Notes and Ac 1.(1 nuist hf jiaid turtliwith. 'I’ln ‘ Mti: I'.I? ran run as usual and will lit- • ; . 1 :ii ilii-I'lid III till-year by L. S. Williams will i-iintinui' to cany on the biisinr.s.s .'i' i»'d taiid. T ' I.Ill- tiim n-turn tlicir tlianks to the publii t"i 'hi' iiliiTal palrona^i' hi-ri’tolurf ri Ci ived, and ":i ,r hop s. l)v m:init'i-sfin^ a spirit ol *■ iiininiMlatiiii) to ijji'rit a continuation ol tin- WILLI \MS. niLLESriE & CO. ’*. Auir. 4, l'^.')7 tf IVrOTTOE. AI L ])■ rsitns le.viu" ci-iims a^aiust the latr ■11111 .it WILLIAMS,CILLI'SIMK «£ ('f).,will Jir' s. ni ilii ir tu ihr nndiTsip-iii'd lor si'ttli iiii iit. L. S. WILLIAMS. -Aiitrnst L H’>7 .100 IIrail ol* Beef t'aflle Wauled. Also, 500 HEAD OF SHEEP &. 100 (Head of HOGS, And 12 or 15 No. 1 Milch Cows. 1 I'l'slin' to |>urchasi'tlie above amount of si '. lv. I'h.i'i-ha\ill;; any fur sah'will do wrll to pivi- 111.. >viHin^ to pay the iii;hest m.c.k-1 p'. V'aviiii rs will lind it to thi'ir advan- ta^r to ;l til. I- U... Yi s. Slii l'jt or Hors to !iie iu.sfi'.ii] lit hiitelii rm;r ti,, iii'i'lvcs. as 1 think I I an n imiiiiTa^i' thi n as \m U if not better than it till y hiitchi ii d th. uis. 'i\. > W A. COOK. «Murli.ite. .Tiilv 1 1. K,7. T^wx\ Hiit.-her. SjH cial (opartiur>hip IN riii: SADDLE & !IAI{\i:sS BISINFSS. 1-. H. .WliRKNv.'s isi l'( >. have fiitrred into till- ;di,ivi' liiisiui appointrd 1{. SHAW '!>'eial A IT' lit til c:in \- it on in all its Various Branches. 1 ir-• d.Mii lifiuw (Jraniti' iin I'ryiin Street. • har;=.ttr. ,)idy K.T. (iT-tf DR. R. WYSOXG, t'liai’lotte, X. i\ II .WlXii local. 1 ill this place, respectfully 1 oil rs lilv 1*. .ti s>innal .Si'rvicc* to the citi- i'u.' Ilf ill. town ai: 1 vi.initv. !r *>l'FIrK in SpnnjjH’buildinpr- April -’"Ih l~.i7. lUU'M sn;i:i.!-:. Wholesale and Retail Dealers IN IDry GrOoCLtm, llai’«l%«are, IlnfM. ami ^hoe**, CHARLOTTE, X. C. May D, Lr.'.:. 41-tf Tlxo Cry Ijs, STILL THEY COME. n. o o o Iv o c3L this day another sn v DKl'CJS, MEDICINES A CHEM ICALS. Also, a spli-udid assortnn r.t of Miir- KiCill Ilistruiiiewl«, consisting in part «>f Post Murti'm, Trepanin^ and Ampntatinf*' Cases, T' Pth Forc ps,.Sptcubini'^. Ent-niata Set”, (entin ly m w styh') sjirnifr and thumb Lanct-ts, Scarificators. Cupping fjlasses, and many other articles in this lin»‘ e! poods, all of wliich Prac titioners ()f mi'diciue aid Surpery are res|H.-ct- fully invited to call anl examine. Fur snh al ertremelshort profits, at P RITCIIA It D'S M hob sale and lUtail iSejjf. H.] Drug House, Irwin's corner. Aiiofliei* Nii|>|>ly Of the most uiiii|nc and mafrnilie. nt Toilet Arti cles, consisting in p.n t of liair, treih, nail, flesh, hat, cloth and ofhei IJrushes. 'I'urkisli Colognes, Extracts. So«j)s, Dolicmiaii I’ungent.®, Erankiiuuie, &C., Arc., which will be sold low at 1‘ritfhard's Fancy Drtiff Store, isept. H. Irwin’s Corner. AVOC>Dl..l.\U € I5CA^I! W(M)l)LANl) CKKAM’.! An unefpialli d and exipiisite Pomade for the hair. .Just ri cei\ i (l fmm tin* maniifacturt rs, at Pritchard’s Drug and ('lif miral House, •Si pt. H. Irw ins’s corner. Tooth Ache. Anotlier supply of Cuinmings & Flagg'.s Nki!\i: An(iI)\'m:, an insluntancvus cure for the tooth ache, at PRITCHARD’., Sept. 8. Sole Agent for Charlotte. C:oiiiilry ilEereliaiitw Arc ro.spcctfully invited to call and cxamiiM‘ 1113' \Vlu>leaule 1’rift‘s of iioi('K i>n.xja-s Axi» put up iu any style to order, bv ruri’ciiAKD, Druggiit and Apothfcanj, July Irwin's Corner. Wliite Lead. I 4KOOO Lbs. White Lead, in oil. just received and for sale at PKITCHAitD’S Aii^. 18. Drug House. For ^ale. ONE of the most desirable residences in Charlotte, situated on Trade street, directly opposite the residence of Gen. J. A. Young, and iu the niost pleasant and healthy part of the town. Buildings all in complete order, and will be sold very cheap, us the owner is going West. For particulars, cu- quire of J. TOWXLY. at FULLINGS & CO.’S Clothing Kn^jiurium. Sept. 29. ia">7. tf E A? AdminLstrator of Wm. Matthews, dcc’d., I will St 11 at the house of said dec«‘a.sed on the iJOth day of November, the following prciptnly of the intestate, viz: Two likely Negroes, The crop nf Cotton, corn. Wheat, 1.^0., Six head of Horses and 1 Mule, And all thi* other pi-rsonal propi'rt^' of dec‘ast d usually sold by administrators. A credit of 12 months will be given and ap- provt'd security reqtiired. At the same time several Negro«*s w ill be hired out. SAML. B. HOWARD, Adm’r. Nov 9, 1H57 8{-:{t-pd INTotlOO- As 1-^xecufor of Jonathan liurlison, decea.sed, I will si ll ou the of my t«.‘stator, on the otl day ofDeci'uiber next, the following property ofthrsaid Hurlison; FIVE LIKELY IVEGROES, The Crop uf Corn, Colton, W’hcat, »lc. Arc. 'J'he stock of Cattle, Horses. Sheep, and such other uticUs as are usually .sold on sui h occasions. Twelve months credit will be given and note with approvi-d security required. LS"' Creditors of said estate are notified to pie.srnt their claims duly authenticated within the legal time, and debtors are requested tu Uiake payment. The Plantation of decea.scd will also be rent ed on tht“ day of sale. •SAML. H. W'ALKUP, Ext. Nov. », 18:*7 r'i-lt WESTERN DEMOCRAT. Charlotte, N C. Suicide.—Wo learn that Mr G. Parker, a native of Davie county, but merchandi sing at Wilbar, Wilkes county, N. C.. conimittecl suicide last week by taking laudanum. No cause assigned.—^.Sa/isfcwr]/ Watchman, Z 3 is yj 3i| Paint or Linseed Oil. (i.iliotis just iveeived and for sale at the lowest market prices, at PHin'HARD’S Aug. 18. Drug \ ('ht nii'-iil S/ore. VARNISHES ! VATRi^YsHES I A lari^p stock now on hand, consisting of |)emon. Fiirnitiire, ('opal, t oacli-l)ofy, .la pan. ^c., wliuh will l.e sold lor cash lower than any olh-jr House in Charlotte, at H. M. PIMlCHARD’s Wholesaled, Retail lirug Store, IIOISE &i LOT FOR SALE. I WILL SELL Public or Private Sale, the lloiii^c ai3cl I^of on wliicfi Josejih W. Koss now lives, on U. and .">th Streets, in the town of I'liarlotte, containing ONE LOT and a H.\LF. An excellent I welling House and other buildings are o;i the premiso.s ; also, (J.irdi II, Stables, Well, A;c' I’ersons d. siious of examining the premises can call 011 Mr J. W. Koss. who will show the same. ' «r- I will S'dl at public sale on the Lst of J.oi'iaiv, if i»«t ►■oltl 13. II \V'Ar.Kl'l> Xov. 10, K.7. P->-tf LIFE AND ADVENTURES OP THREE DESPERATE ROBBERS. Several months since, the Bank of New Brunswick was broken into and over seven ty thousand dollars stolon from its vaults. The details of this audaciou.s robbery have already been published ; and after being tracked for a long time, and through many places, its perpetrators have at last been captured, and are now awaiting trial before the Court of Assizes in Nova Scotia. They are three in number, and their names are Pliil Stanley, Jack Rand a>id Bell Smith. These three men, apparently, are none of your small, vulgar rascals. They dis play the trophies of no less than 'sixteen memorable achievements, of which each of them boasts ; and whether they exaggerate the importance and recklessness of these from a love of boasting, we will not stop to inquire. The leader of this trio is Phil Stanley alias Phil Sandford, who prides himself upon being one of the most artful villians in Christendom. He was born in England, and is over thirty-two years old. His manner is affable and quiet, yet he is a very devil in hardihood, and gifted with almost unparalleled finesse. He has the eye of a lynx, the subtlety of a cat, the quick decis ion of a consummate general, and a force of execution which sets all obstacles at defi ance. He first became known on this continent in the city of Buffalo, where in a single night he committed three burglaries. He wa.s arrested for the crime, tried, convicted and senten.sed to nine years and nine months’ imprisonment. Unfortunately, his sentence was soon after commuted, and, true to his instincts, he hastened to deserve another. This fellow is aristocratic in bis trade. He entertains a hearty contempt for small rascalities, and aspires to great projects and achievements. Scarcely had he got out of prison when he planned a grand en terprise against the Milton Bank, at Dor- cester ; and one fine morning that institu tion missed $32,000. Having succeeded in this gr^at pn»ject, he carrii^d on his opera tions in Albany. Rochester, Buffalo and Springfield; sometimes alone, and some times with his associates. But in Buffalo the bird was caged the second time ; the A (/"• If?" Jru'in's Corner. C'oDiditioii Powiiei’N. Farmers and otheis intensted in fine Stock, are i.ssured that these preparations are unsur passed as a h. alth-giviiig remedy for Horses, Cattle, and i.ll kind.s ol S ock. For sale at Fritchard\s II liolrsal> and Jlclad Drug House, Ju’y 2S. Irwtii’s Corner. Patent Medicines. Call at PUITCIIARI) S DRCG STORE. Irwin’s ( orner, for the most approved and popul r medicines of the day. July 28. iira^!« «eeU!I iJra>*^ ^eeiUII! A large assortmeiit just reci'ived, comi>rising the follow iiijr varieties; Wiiiti ( 'lonr, lied Clover, Timolhi/, Millet, lilui (Irass. Luctrni, iV' - The abo\e seeds are warranted to be FKESH and (iEXnXi:. For sale at I’rifrhard's ll’hole.side lit tail Drus House All'^ I'.'t?. Ilt'\ IN S CUKNF.R. wiiiTi: li:ad. At I’lk’i rCHAlvD S V(>u can huy, for, Jiure White Le:id at cents ju r lb. Drug Store, Jruin's Corner. Another Decline In Quinine At Pritchard's Large Drug and Chemical House, Jncin's Corner. This article may now be IimiI at $2 50 per ounce, tor Cash ONLY. i:\i:ti roKS’ salk. On Tliursday the l!)th instant, at the late resi dence of Larkin Stowi', dec’d, will be sold a niiniber of fin* Horses and Mules, Cattle, Hogs, sheep, Farmiii!^ Tools, 1 new road W.ij^on, Cotton (iin. Threshing Machine, Cotton, Com, Wheat, Oats, and a |uaiitiiy of Il.iy and Foilder. Tt ims made known on the day of sjile. J. s rowE, ) E. 15. STOWE. > Executors. W. A. STOWE > Nov. 0, 1S.")7 12t 40,000 PAIRS OF liOOTS, SHOES, ]1ROc;a.\s ai^i> OVER SHOES. EMHK.VCING everv varietv of Ladies, Gents, Boys and t’hildiens’ Shoes and Hoots that can be* tound iu any w holesale or retail es- tahlishiiient in the 8outhern Connti v. Our goods are manufactured i Xpre.ssly for us, and we';\re satisfied tin y will give better s.'iti'^fac- tion and at 1 ss prices for the same pial:ty of goods than at auy other establishmeut iu the South. It is only' neces'iary t.> ex!imi"e our .stock nnd prices to hi* satistii'd that this is the place to buy Boots and Shin s. Cash, one price onJi/. BOONE 6c CO., Sept. 20. CilAULOTTK, N. C. OIIXIIF'OH.D FE.1I A I. E COELECii E. Tin* Fourteenth Session will commence on the FIRST iMOND.VY in.Ianuary, IS.' The 'I’eachers employed are of the iirst order of abil ity. The course ot instruction i.s unusually tliorous;h and «'xtensive. EXPENSES: Tuition in I'dementary Branches !5i|.'> 00 *■ “ College Classes “20 00 “ ,V usic yo 00 “ Drawing 10 00 “ Painting L>0 00 “ “ Emhroidery 00 Board and Washing, per month, 10 00 No extra charges will be made. For particulars, address J. II. MILLS. Oxford, N.C. Nov. 3, 1,^57. bl-lvJt Iia'OTIOE!- All persons indebted to the Estate of AVm. Lee, dec’d, and ofR. C. Barnett, dec’d. are noti fied that payment must be made immediately, its both tiie ab,)ve Estates must positively be closed by January ('ourt. j)ersons w ho want the pleasure of taking my receipt will do well to observe this notice. J. W. BARNETT, Adm’r. Nov, n, l.'^.")7. hl-IU ADMLNtSTRArOR’S NOTICE. The sub'Criber, a.s Administrator on the Es tate of Stephen Archer, dec’d, with the Will annexed, heiel y gives general notice to all Cn ditors of said Estate, to present their claims, duly authenticated, within the time limited by law'for that; otherwise, this notice will i be pleaded in bar of recovery. Debtors to said Estate will also please make payment imme diately. E. B. D. SLOAN, Adui r. Nov, 3, 18.'j7. 3t-pd Notice. A remarkable instance of the insta bility of popular opinion is afforded by the recent election in New York. A year ago. Fremont had a plurality of over 80.000 votes over Buchanan. Now, the State goes democratic by 12.000 majority—a change in one year of OiJ.OOO ! [From the Salisbury Watchman.] Fancy Hill P. O., Iredell co.. N. C-, ) October 23th, 1857. ^ Dk.\r Sir:—I have been requested to have the following statements published in your paper, in relation to the Scarlet Fever. Some years ago I /ead a publication in your paper from a gentleman in South Carolina, recommending as a cure for scar let fever. Jalap as a purge, and red pepper tea as a drink, stating that under that treatment he had managed a family of 38 children, with the loss of one. A short time afterwards the came into my neighborhood, and in my family. I used the remedy successfully with afcout IU children. It is now in my family and neighborhood. I have had two of the worst cases I have ever s?en in my family or neighborhood!— deranged to a considerable extent. I used the same remedy (though it took repeated doses of the Jalap to operate on the bowel.') as successfully as ever. The above two eases have shed tlie entire skin, even to sidtfs of the feet. In some cases the diseare yields by taking one dose of Jalap. The bowels thould iu all cases be well evacu ated, and the tea drank for several days. Yours, Respectfully, SILAS I). SHARPE. N. B. No swelling of the patient after recovery under this treatment. • • The Editor of the Elizabeth City (N. C.) Pioneer, in his last is?uo, publishes the fidlo‘'.'ing: Wanti:i) ! Immediately, and earlier if practicable, an Editress to take charge of Grand Jury found a bill of indictment, and the this paper. The 57«/;//on in j ho was sentenced to the Auburn State II Vi' f * "‘1* mo.I.M-,; it j f,,r another period ot nine years anQ l>h‘ that we should engage a partner, and . , we therefore give notice to Jiny om;, jms- months. .essiiig the requisite (jualijicn/ions, w iio In the meantime Phil h( d married the iiiity desire to give a helping hand to the widow of a Jew, who kept aa obscure hotel imi.rovements of ;/u/n-kind, that an , the city of Albany. When ho found cation will be dniv eonsidered. : , • i , We otler the following liberal terms to ^ under the re.stramt one suiting us: ' hars and locks he set his genius Boahi)—A comfortable home with an to work to devise the means of recovering agreealnc companion. ; |,ig lihorty. He drew up a petition to the DliK^j.s—“Something to wear”—.silks not r .1 c>. * r u- 1 f „ f P J ■ c; 1 II i Governor of the State for his pardon, sign- to co&t over one hundred ana jijty dollars ■ , , , - each. Gaiters limited to two pair per week, ‘ employees of the prison, and bonntds nd libitum. lla\ing a sort uf having counterfeited the signature of the weakness iu the way of pretty bonnets our- * Judge, sent it on to Governor Seymour. self, an unlimited indulgence in head cover- | jji, excellency was ensnared by the trick ; mgs will be allowed. Shawls, laces. ]ewtd- , , , ry, etc., till open to future negotiations. 1 pro'^l'tly sent on an order for his re- Profits e(iually divisible. j lease, and in a few days Phil found himself I’lie contract must be drawn up by the outside the prison walls. The fraud was cleilv of the court, and sealed in the pre- afterwards discovered, and officers were dis- sence of a Munster of the (iospel—and as * i j . /• j • • 1 3 many more as may be desirable. patched to find the criminal, and after a long and fruitless search, they listened to the proposals of his wife, who agreed to discover his whereabouts upon certain con ditions. The bargain being consumated, Phil got off with two years and six months confinement. This inadequate punishment only whetted his instincts, and gave him new faith in his lucky star; and he soon after robbed the Windham county Bank of $23,000. He next turned his thoughts upon Canada, and went to Montreal, where he committed many robberies with impunity, among others one of a thousand dollars from the office of the Grand Trunk Rail road. A police oflieer, getting a clue to his proceedings, tracked him to Baffalo, where he succeeded in capturing him. Ho was locked up for two or three months, and then let off for want of sufficient evidence. After getting rid of this annoyance thus fortunately, he went to New York, where his wife was then living. Scarcely had he stepped cut of the cars when this adora* ble creature demanded a fur mantilla. Could he refuse such a request to a loving angel who had turned aside the prisoned arrows of justice, aimed at his devoted head ? The thing was not to be thought of: though Phil had not the funds, be as- mwmmmL The €liar!olle Female Aeacleiliy is now open for tlie recep tion of Pupils, under the superintendence tif the Kev. IK)BERT lU'RWELL and LADY— teadiers of long cxi)erience. Ml SIC .-md ALL THE ORNAMENTAL lUtANCHKfy will be taught by competent in structors; and as the design f»f the I’rincipal is to train young ladies for, every effort w ill be made to secure thorough instruction in ever\’d partineiit. He has secured, as Professor of Music, Mr Ki:i{ssf-N, a native of Germany, w ho taught with for several yearn iu IMiilad. lphia, and comes recommended by competent judges. The Sessions will correspond with of Davidson College. Tkums per Session, payable half in Advance : Board and Tuition $''.■> 00 Tuition for Day Scholars $16 to Otf Latin and Modern Languages, each, 10 00 Music 2(» 00 Use of Piano for practice f> 00 Drawing and Painting $10 to 20 00 Boarders will furnish their own towels and table-napkins. Pupils are charged from the time of entrance. No deduction made for absence, except in ot protructril sickness. Nov. 10, ]H.-,7. Lumber Yard. The subscribiTS inform the citizens of^ Char lotte ;uid vii-inity that th. _v have estahlished a Luinh.-r Yard in town. wh. r>- they inteiul keeji- iiiir :t supply of all kinds ol Lumher tor building and other purposes. Mr.Jonas Kudisill is their agent in town—applieation can be made to him or to eiliier of the Ulldi rs,;fnfd. Oct. (I. MILLEK \ PORTER. K. -M. MI RI Hl>ON. A. J. HOW ELL. MURCHISON &. HOWELL, ' 'I'T f. ' ■■.r^ ’ r^"T A r.T.-Y 'J- - Jc-A.'i 1-j ^Vo. 10 4 IfVi/l Street, !*• Fi h. 3d. K.7. Iv WILL be sold at the l.ite residence nf WAI. LIT TLE, deceased, 3 miles North-west of B* at- tie's Foni. Lincoln county, N. C., on the IDth j of NOVEMBER next, about 33 3>0*os;iroes, ! consisting of men, women, boys and girls, mostly i vonn'.Xi‘nd likely. There is a good blacksmith I and slii>« inak. r amon" th.-m. A credit of 1*2 months will be given with int- r est from date, the purchaser giving bond an.i ai'proved securitv. W.M. P. LITTLE, ) J. H. .Mi (’ALL. V Adm’s. HL’Gli LITTLE, > Oct. 27, K)7. 4t-pd For the Largest .stock of ClotliiiiL^ vou ever saw go to The Einporiutn of F.ish- ii>n of PL'LLlNCtS it CO. For tlie Neatest stock of Clotliing vou ever saw go to the Etnporitun of l-ush- i,,uof FCLLIXCJS C'». -^TTESaNTTXOJNT ! TI n TT ^ P* TT P P* T^ P ' sured he was not the man to spoil his A* U U O Xl Xli XM Lm £1 A Oi , dignity by pilfering so petty a thing. To If you wish to supply yourselves with , relievo himself of the embarrassment, he China, Glass or Crockery-ware signalized the night of his visit to the of nny kind, go to j Metropolis by breaking into a store and C II I 1"%’ A H A IjMj ,, j stealing a quantity of rich furs, but he you will find the BLST T- obtained the article readymade; MKST L\ THE STATE. Also, a variety he had only taken the raw materials; and of housekeeping articles, consisting of Knives ar.d Forks, Spoons, Soup Ladles, Castors, Chafing Dishes, Oyster Dishes. liucUwheat-fake Dishes, Kga Il«ai- ers. Oyster knives. I’ickle forks, Mustard spoons. Salad spoons and Fuiks, Butter km\es, Teaketiies, Andirons. TViifllp-lrons, Shovels and Tonus, Bellows, iridirons, i otfee Mills, t-'andiesticks, EO»KI>(' CiEAS$$£S in every variety of frame. Also, LOOlvING-GLASS PLATE. ; though the skins were magnificent his wife ; upbraided him in no gentle terms for this I oversight. “They must do," said Phil; I “they must be made up,” They were ac- I cordingly sent to a furrier where, as luck j would have it, they were seen and recog- ! nized by the lawful owner, and Phil was arrested when he called for the article. I “So it has often happened,” philosophi cally remarked poor Phil, on his way to For the Che.ipest stock of Clotliing vou ever saw go to the Emjwriutn of Fash ion of FULLINGS i CO. A splendid assortment ^/:ht d*i> Alarm ^^e Tombs; “these cursed bauble, of wo and thirty hour C LOCKS. , - , , .. t. Also, a good assortment r.f often ruined groat men,” But Wood and W illow AVare, content himself merely with consistin': ot clothes, traveling and work Baskets. utterance to the maxims of wisdom; Tubs, C hu'ns, Buckcts, Breid I ra>s, Bioouis, while on his wav to that venerable brushes, 1-eaiher-diisicis, hnite Bixes. &:c. Ac. t .• 1 i- ' 1/■ *1. a? JAMES HARTY CO.. penalinstitution he slipped from the oincerB; Oct. 12, 18.)/. tf China Hall. I outstripped them in the race, escaped from the city, fled to Michigan, robbed the State Bank of $1L000; went to Connecticut, plundered f»everal jewelry stores in that State, robbed an Indiana exchange agent of a considerable sum, plundered several of the principal shops, and joined Jack Rand and Bell Smith. The trio next at tempted to rob the oil company. By means of false keys the ra.«cals got into the com pany’s safe, but to their chagrin found the coffers empty. For two or three oights ’ they continued the experiment but still j found no money. Enraged with ill success Phil resolved not to have all this tnnible for nothing. Having carefully examined the ; company’s books and acquainted himeelf! with their method of doing business, he | forged their name and personating one of their employees, got it discounted and left the city. When the note became due, the unfortunate employee whose name he had assumed, was tried for forgery and sen tenced to Sing Sing for five years. Thence the confederates went to Quebec. Their exploits in that city having alarmed the people and waked up the vigilance of the officers, they left for Nova Scotia. A few weeks after their arrival there, the Bank robbery of $75,000 was commit ted. In this stupendous affair, Phil em ployed all his devilish genius. His manner of proceeding is sometime slow, but always sure. With a bit of wax he took an im pression of the outside door lock, and from •, this model they constructed a ke}’. An- j other night the robbers entered the build- Mig, and took impressions of the locks of the drawers and vaults, and made other keys as before; and were sure of success. It is asserted that Phil hud often devoted six months study to the [dan of an enter prise, and when it promised largely, has not scrupled to spend $i,000 in maturing it. He possesses great powers of strategy and invention. At Auburn he made a key for securing the grates, and gave it to the jailor, who sold the secret to a house in New York. Tliey got it patented, and hav« realized large profits from its sale. Ordinarily, Phil managed an affair and let his confederates execute it. But iu Nova Scotia he departed from this prudent custom ; and to this negligence he owes his detection. Jack Rand, one of his accomplices was born in New Hampshire, where he exercis- fO tlio trnJo of Q. locksmith. He began his career of crime witfi stealing five hun dred dollars for which he fcuffercd two years’ imprisonment. After the exjiiration of his term, he fig ured in the robbery of the Portsmouth Bunk and received $70,000 as his share of the spoils. He sent a part of it to his father, who, being found with some of it in his possession, was arrested for the crime.— Jack, not altogether forgetful of the obli gations of a son, confessed himself the guilty party to the police. He was im prisoned and his father set at liberty ; but the rascal made his escape in about four months. At Concord he was arrested for larceny. He got out again ; and in New Jersey this modern Jack Sheppard com mitted a heavy wharf robbery. They caught and imprisoned him, and for the third time he broke jail. He was, however recaptured in Philadelphia, and sent back to New Jersey, where he was acquitted in some unexplained manner. Disgusted with the State, he went to Canada with Stanley, and the two travelled up and down the St. Lawrance. Steam boats expresses, &c., were the theatre of their operations. One time they attempt ed to steal a box containing $.'>0,0(M) in gold dust, but failed. Phil was arrested for the attempt, but was di.scharged fur waut of competent evidence. The last of this diabolical trio was Bill Smith, whum wc may regard as the servant, or rather slave of the other two. He does the most dangerous and servile work, and receives tho least pay. The Oiiir.iN of Thanksgiving Day.— ‘‘When New Englaiid was first planted, the settlers met with many difficulties and hanlships, as is necessarily the case when a civilized people attempt to establish themselves iu a wilderness country. Being piously disposeil, they sought reli f from Heaven, by laying their wants auU distresses l>efore the Lord in freqiient set days of fa.sting and prayer. Constant raeditalion, and discourses on the subject of their difficultie^i, kept their minds gloony and discontente»l, and, like the children of Israel, there were many disposeil to return to the land which persecutioQ had deter mined them to abandon. “At length, v/hen it was proposed in the assembly to proclaim another fast, a farmer, of plain sense, rose and remarked, that the inconveniences they had »uffafeJ, and concerning which they had so often wearied Heaven with their complaints, were not s» great as might have been exjiected, and were diminishing every day as the colony strengthened; that the earth began to rewani their labors, and to furnish lil>eraily fur their sustenance; that the seas and rivers were full of fish, the air sweet, the climate wholesome; above all, they were in the fu!i enjoymentoflilK-rty, civil and religious. He. therefore, thought that reflecting and conversing on these subjects would l*e inon comforuble, as tending to make them mor* contented with their situation; and that it would be more becoming the gratitude they owed to the LHvine Being, if, instead of a fa-st, they should proclaim a thanksgiving. His advice was taken; and, from that day t this, they have in every year observeti circumstiinces of public happiness siitficieni to furnish employmeut for a thanksgiving dav.” COUNTRY GIRLS. Mrs Victoria Fuller, In the Ohio Cultiva tor, in a sisterly way, thus talks to country girls: The farmers’ daughters nre thi* life as well as pride of th«» eonliti^ : • glorious r*ce of women whicl^tt^WlfPF can show. I seek n«)t to flatter^fiem ; for befor* they can become this, they will have to make earnest efforts of one or two kinds. There are some who depreciate their Con dition, nnd some who have n faNe pride in it, because they demand more considera tion than they merit. A want of intelli- gecce upon all subjects, and of refined edn- eation. is no more in a country than a town* bred girl, in thii age of booka and news papers. Many girls are discouraged because theT cannot be sent away fn>m home to board ing schools; bat men of superior minds and knowledge of the world would rather have for wives women well and properly edu cated at home. And this education can be had wherever the desire is not wanting, A taste for reading does wondert, and an earncbt thirst after knowledge is almost certain to attain a sweet draught of the “ pierian spring." There la a farmer’* daughter iu this very room in which I am writing, a beautiful, refined and intellectual woman, in whose girlhK>d books were not as plentiful as now, aitd who gained her fine education under circumstanccs which would have discouraged any but one who had as true a love of study. I will state why I think the country girls are yet to prove the h«»pe of the country. Tho women of towns and cities are becom ing so universally unhealthy, and so almost universally extravagant, foolish and fash ionable, that men are almost in dispair of obtaining wives who are not invalids, and providing them with what they demand after they have married them. Unless the young man has the fortune (good or bad) to be the inheritor of wealth, he must spend the best bloom of his youth to acquire enough to “ start upon,” as people are ex pected to begin now a days. Many, even in high places, would go to the country for their choice if they met there equal refine- jient and intelligence. Women are pre paring to take a noble stand iu history, and they cannot do it iu igncuuiice. Town girls have the advai.tage of more highly polished manners and greater ac complishments; but country girls have in finitely more to recommend them as rivals of their fair city sisters. They have more truth, hou.sehold knowledge and economy', health and consequently’ be aut) , simplicity, affection, and freshness of impulse and thought. When they have cultivated minds there are more chances in their favor for good sense ai-d real ability, because mo much is not demanded by the frivolities of society. I would not speak as though our far mers’ daughters were deficient in educa tion. Many brilliant sclndars and talented wtmien may 1-e found among them ; in old Virginia this is especially so; but I wouhl seek to awaken the ambition of all to be come tliJit admired and favored class which they' ought to be, if they will but unite re fined culture with their excellent graces. A sweet country h(»use. with rosea and honey-suckles trained to climb over it; with good taste, beauty and intelligence witiiln; toil enough to insure health, and leisure to court acquaintance with books and flowers, and the lovlinesa of nature, with peaee, plenty and love, is surely one of the para dises which Heaveu has left for the attaiu- meut of man. Soozann’s erpostrofv to the pakick: Amazin’ creecher! say, wot gev yew burth ? Was’t sum anormos rivur. on ooze banz Yew made sutch orful runs ? Say did’ut Yew no they’d kave f Dew say. Wot makes yew run arornd smashin* And brakin’ things sow fri'efully, W’ith sutch a hulesail slorter ? Ain’t yew Sic of smashed and broken vittals ? Don’t yew think yew’d better dri up, Or ellse simmur down ? I do. A Kind Act Repaid.—The Raleigh Standard, in an obituary of W’m. Hill, late Secretary of Slate, relates the following : Many years ago he journeyed to Tennes see, then almost an unbroken forest. At that time it was a perilous undertaking. Robberies were by no means uncommon, and Indian outrages were of frequent occurrence. The passage of the mountains, too, was fraught with danger, as there were but few roads, and they alm/st impafisable. While there, he met a widow lady with an infant, left, by her hu^batlJ’s death, in a land of strangers, frtendlet* and alone. She was endeavoring to make her way ba^-k to her relatives in C.'irolina. Obeilit-ot to tho generous im[>ulses of his nature, he en- iJeavore»l to secure her c^jmfort, and to shiehl ht;r as far as he could from the hardships incident to the journey, fr**quently carrying her infant for hours in his arras. In 1811, when a candidate f'"! the otfice he so long and worthily fille ’ > was opposed uy a gentleman ot ds>erved popularity ind jK>werfuI family intiuenc**. Twie«jthey received each an equal nuinU^r of votes. Several members of the le gislature were continel to their rooms by sickne^.'j, and a committee was apjKjinted to visit them and obtain their votes. One of these genlemen, ri brother of the widow above mentioned, but an entire stranger to Mr Hill, recollected learing his sister speak of the kindnf-«s hown her by him, and cast his vote, ou that account, for W*ra. Uill.—That one vote secured his election.

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