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The western Democrat. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1852-1870, October 20, 1868, Image 1

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Vi)], J. YATES, Editor and Propruotob. 7',///i.v of Siihtrriplion—TiiiiKK Ddi.i.ARs, in iidvfincp. CHARLOTTE, N. C., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1868. jaTwmnTi 84i. T li E AY(\-Alern. Democrat TL lll.isn KI) UY "UI.j.IAM J. VATIIS, Kditor un»l Projtrietor. IMMENSE STOCK OF Pall and Winter Goods. ELIAS & COHEN e stock f'fGooiln, to lyers are inviie'l to \ IviTii'i'iiii'iiis will be iii«‘-rtc‘l at re!i“oiiuble j stock coiisiKls in part ot Ni 'i'liriH' ]jcr iiiitiuui in is'lvuiicf. ! stock f'fGooilp, to which wliolef>ale and 1 vftiiil Vmyers are inviie'l to call and examine. ;iccoiilaiice wiiJi conti act. Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, notices ..Cover five lines in length .vill| Notions, and , ., ...ivf 'l lor ut eiti.-^ing r^ite.-'. Ciiilcry; :unl everything suited to the Wholesale and CHARLOTTE HOTEL, ('UMiLOTTj:, X. C. lletail trade Our Iriends and customers will not only find the lai'gcst stock of (Joods ever brought to this market by any oau firm, but we are determined NOT TO BK UNDEKSOLD, T.-.l- tir*t cliiss and well known House, formerly ] I i.v M:ij- KKKl’i, having bt-en recently re- j And we think from our long experience in the traile, '>'*d our facilities for buying cheap, that we can offer BETTER BARGAINS 'iijan can Vje had elKewhere. , ( all and look at the largest pile of Goods in North r l .iri'l n-fiii-ni-hcd in ev iy dciKirtnient, is now . i i tj receive'yae.'-t-; I'jjr i' |i:r' ' ;ii!'l in jioint of conve- . '(julvi' i)-'.' Jlou.-'o is tiiji ( xc‘!li-.l t,v any j :i„.CiU-. w. w. ii\!:'T. 1' li rriijiriftor. | 1 ('iirolina, and see how LOW we are offering them. Robert Gibbon, M. D., I'll VSK’I AN AM) SriJCKOX, Tri/ini Strrrt, ('Imrhitfi-^ .\. ^ Mil i li'-.'i'i'Mi'c. one door sdiiiIi old .''late liank, , . W'.'.i. .loliii!onV rc.-iil' iici y. . 1.' y J. p. McCombs, M. D., L [.) wl :--ioiia I Id liic ':lizcns of I- .ii;l ,-ij iiiiiiiidiiijr couiiti'j,. All calls, both I.;.I I 1V. I'l iiiiiI’l !y all!•). •) (iianiiL- Uovv, u|i .-'lairs, oiJ'iosile (he . .1: ) i -Ml'l-. ■ ; 1 V - I . 1 A. W. ALEXANDER, Surgeon Dentist, ( 1! AKLOTTi:, .N. ('. , • ■ . '■j'jii.fitr th/' Cliiirhtll/' 1,1 in- i-i.iji'iihcd on Tui-.-;!;iys, Wi'lije.'-day.-', . ii'! I'riiia Vi. iUg Tlie Trade i:i invited to examine 200 cases Boots and Shoes At Very low rates. & roiiKN, Oct. -I, ISt'.S, Ojipositc Charlotte Hotel. Seed Wheat We have a lot of fine .SKIil) WIIKAT for sale. M.-MLUKAV, DAVIS & CO. August 24, iKiH. Im])ortant to Planters and Country Merchants. JULIUS T. COIT, Cotton Factor, Commission s n 1 p p I X G Si e k c II a n t , CIIAKLOTTE, IV. C. >jjicf' next iluor lo Brtni. Uroxcn 5’ Co's Hardware Store, I ji SUiirs. Having ctiVfted my arrangements with responsi- lile jiai'tics in New ^'ork, I am now prepared to make C.\SH AL>\‘.\-NCKS on Cotton which will be pi-dii'.jitiy forwaidcd, free of charge, or it will be hclil or sold in this market if .so desired. 1 will re ceive Cotton at any of the Depots between this point Wholesale and Retail Druggist, | ''‘-lunibia, and ti.e money win be forwarded from 1! [I'l'l'TTF \' C 'Charlotte by K.xjiress, thereby saving time and ex- * ' " . . . ' 1! - • " !: I' 1 a l.irjrc and well seic ted .-t.'ck ol 1 I l»l. , Con.sigiiuienis of all kinds .solicitej, either for Kiile i;-;. i Ii, tiiii :iI>. .Me'ln ine.'. 1-amiiy .Medi- j or for shijmient. 1 .shall give the business my , , r;iiiit'. Oil.-, \ ;n iiishes, Dyi' Sliitis, I-:incy :i.uil , ])cr.sonal attentioji, and shall try to promote . .1 ‘ii'.'-li's. which he i.s iK‘leMii:ned lo st ll at llie iutei’ of the I’lanters. I'l ii i-s. I i-elVr tiy peruii.ssion to Hon. J. W. Osboine, G-ov 1>. \'ance; T. W. Dewey & ('o., 15ankers; First .National I’.ank; Hrem. lirowni*;:Co.; Hutchison, liur- roiighs ti; t’o., Charlotte, N. C. Sejit. i!M, ISi;^ ;Jui Dr. JOHN H. McADEN, \i-'. J". I' DENTISTRY. Tray wick & Bland, II !..r;;i.- l a co-[lartnershi]), ten.b'r their jii'ofes- ■ :..i; -■•r\ to 'lie jiulilii- al larg('. Tlieir oliiee will ' ■ ; ‘ ' ;:i > a ni. to ti p. in., ;ind eillier of them •. ' .. ;; j.,:': :ii- at iiieir residi'iices when called, lii;,-!. lie- r.iill’t Il.Ui'C, Tr.'ll.- T^tjeel. \ l-’l-' 111, l.'lo. ri! \ \ V/atch and Clock Mikor, \ ,\Mi i>::\i.i;k in li/7,/Vr. /7.V/; HM/■(7//■.>’, (7.0CAS, A Miilfri'ils. .yr. ;v. ]m;7. cii.\!:i.>tt!:, .v. c. ANOTHER NEW STORE. Ml i: i: A V . I) AVIS (M).. ‘ J a \irw (ir**rrrv In Hiiild- ‘ M'; 1 inv'tr Mtrjuii.ii lo ilicir Stock of Groceries. '■ ''M :i - iij.olv of ev( rviliiiiL:'ii-uaH;.' found in '■ .''I' I'.' .-iiiii UMiiti'd I'V l.ii i;n-r.', -ia ii a.s 'a:, I otiee. Sail ainl li'.iii. '11 Vant. Mola.-'O-^. I'isli, i.-.. ;-|’nles. I'oik'-, \e., . iYi :_\ .iiid Wond.’Fi War.'. I ■- I’.il iloe.-. .\!*m1 ;llnl I' 1'.., are rei ii;e>l eil i o ca 1 i a lid exaliiin e t h i^ . ;lj i I , i,-e. i.-r' I'i '"! II'" « iil 111'lii'iijrl.t or ink', n in exeh.-iiige . 11! .1-I'l i' re.-eive l on i-‘insi' iuiH lil for saU‘. • 1 ^ r .li I i-in inii ill tie pai'l In t !;e .■'ale of t'o' ion, ''"I. l'l"Ur, A'e.. I; uia\' tie ,si lit 111 nil r ea ve. .1. w. .M.Mri:i:.\v, ■'I ;n !i I;. 1S> S. J. N. 1'.\\1S .t CO. A. HALES, Watclimaker and Jeweler, ' /loiir In ilf' l/iIM.iKOI //'I/.I I’. ClI.VP. l.'lTTK, N. C. !f V'liir Wall'll needs Kepa :i ;iiir. O.iii I itet mad :;iid ;.^o lo '\. 'ar:!i_;;; .1 I'i l.ike il i.ito ii \l.liS' r-liMji, lie u ii; ti\ il so it will not step. He warr.inls hi.s work all tor a yiar. When it is used with prtiper care. Ill' will do it as low as it call lie done, .\iid do il so uell ii's Mire to run. ■'^niiuarv 1. iMih, v NEW ARRIVALS At J. Kuck & Co’s Grocery Store. THOS. W. DEWEY & CO., Bankers and Brokers, CIIARLo'TTK, n. c. We enter upon our second year of business on the lirst d.'iy of Ociuber, and return our thanks to our old friends and new friends for their custom and p.iJron.ipe during the year now closing. We are now prepared with Increased Means & Ample Capital I To ii aiisaei ••niy safe and desirable Banking Business [ ! wliieh may lie oH'ereil us. | ] Wo will* receive deposit.^ and pay same on call, and * j when left on time will pay iiUerest on same accord- ' ill;; to a^'i'eenunt. We buy and sell Gold aswj Silver ('oin uii'l 15iillion, Bunk Notes, .Sic. Will discount I'or eii*toiiier.s good jiaper. l’urcha:;e and sell on coniiiiission Stocks and Bond.«, and give our liest atienlion to 11113’ other matter in the Banking or Brokerage line entruslcd to ns. Revenue Stamps .\lwayson hand for sale. Hours of to suit dealers and customers. THOS. W. DKWEV & CO., At I’.uilding (formerly Branch Bank,) one door below Smith's Shoe Store, Tryou St. Charlotte. Sept. 2K. iyi38. NOTICE. We have this day sold our entire interest in the "l.oiig Shoal I’aperMills’’ to WILLI.VM TIDDY, who w ill eoatiiiiie the mailufactlire of I’aperat said Mills, and \>l.iiiii we recoinmeiul to our former,customers ,'ii: 1 tiieiids a.s well worthy ofthe suj-port extended luus. (iltAUV. BANMSTEU & CO. Liiieoliiton. Septeiiiber ‘J;l, lb08. 'I'lie nil b reigned v, ill continue thebusinessofnian- iifacturing paper at the "liong Shoal Paper Mills,” lately owned liy t'lrady, Bannister & Co.. in connec tion with their well known “Lincolnton Paper Mills" and are now preiiarcd to supply promptly large i|!iantities of Book, Nevvs. or W rapping Paper, and >oli('it a continuance of the favors bctstowed upon 1 lieni and us. WM. TIDDY. i.incolnton .Sept. 2s. lS>r,s. Im K. TIDD\. roi NDS OF MOl .NT.VIN 1!.\('(».\. l.ll'HI I’..1111 1- l’..'tl'ill!. ■ e, 'J'l S.ieks ot' iiio Cortee. ! .'ill SaeksSall. eommoii to tine. .')H ll.ixes of superior .'^tar Caiidles. -il Tierees iif ,''u;:ar ('tired Hy>:i.-. I'-.irr .•r‘'r,_ar. :.!1 grades, I" lluj,h,.;,,ls nl M,.:as>es. I'' l’..irre\s of Svriip. .M IV,'li ill. IS'’^. .\i .'l. KICK I'O'S. m;\\ .to. k ui- ti Ut )(';•:i;i Hammond & McLaughlin, (.(/ o„/, >• j'eei ived a ilill sloek ol'new (i-.-i ieerie«. con^ist- -i.-' ill pari I'f .V hirjTt' lilt of Hairgiiiu'. Iri'ii rollon l ies an I l!o;ie, I'liL^ar. t 'i.ti’ee an ! Tea. Molasses. Iron aioi Nails. S.It. l..;.thir of all sort* The unK'rsigned I’liotographic Artist, of Baltimore, tiiiii'_' and everyihing in the tirocory line may Md , calls iln- attention of his friends, and the public in general, in h;s newly opened PHOTOGRAPH and •V.MBKOTVlMi tiAl.LEUY, where he is now pre- Cliarlotte Female Institute, (’IIAULOTTE, N. C. Tlie next Session wili coiiiiiience on the 1st October, i>i.S. and eoiiliniie iiiitil ot'lli of .Tnne, ISo'.'. Tiie Se.ssion is ilivided into two terms of 20 weeks eaeli. and )'iipils can be entered for either the whole session or for one term. Ol’FlCKHS AND INSTRUCTORS: Kr.v. R. r.i uwi'.i.i,. Principal, and Instructor in Mental and Moral Philosophy and .MalheUiaticfl. .liiiiN 1;. r>ri:wKi.i.. M., Natural I’hilosophy, ( iK'nii'try aii l .Viu ient Languages. Mi:.s. M. .V. Hi i;v. I'nj;lisli J5ranchcs and Super- iiitei'..!' lit of Soi.i;il I'ulii s. .Mils. S.M.i.v C. W‘>"'- I'ingbsh I'ranclies. Miss .MT. Lonc, Kngli;.h Branches and l-'reiii'ii. Mils. .V. Patto.n, English Branches and Music on Piiino. Phok. l>.\i M\NS. Vocal and Instrumental Music. Mrs. ,!i 1.1 \ C. P.^TiiiN. Music >n Piano. Pi'or. K. P.. I’li.ri.T, Drawing, Painting and Modern J.aii;j,iia^es. J,.i ji' 11'^/ . p> r I’d'Dl !>t 20 IJoard ,u ith rr-r^ expense, fuel, lights, wash- iiiil, \v.‘.. I with tiiiiion in English Branches, SloO.fK) 1 Tuition, il.'iV schvlars. Primary Department, llO.tKI 1 Collegiate •* 2-'>.t.H> ^llls;o. .Xaciont and Modern Language.*", Drawing and Painting, exlrit. at iisnal charges. Kor (’ireiilar and ('atalogue containing full partic ulars as to terms. \c , address lliiv. II. BiRWELL & SON. .Iii’.y 27. lfr,S. Charlotte, K. C. There is no Death. There is no death! The stArs go down To rise upon some fairer shore; And bright in heaven’s jeweled crown They shine forevermore. There is no death ! The dust we tread Shall change beneath the summer showers To golden grain or mellow fruit, Or rainbow-tinted flowers. The granite rocks disorganize To feed the hungry moss they bear, The fairest leaves drink daily life From out the viewless air. There is no death; the leaves may fall, The flowers may fade and pass away— They only wait through wintry hours, The coming of the May I There is no death! An angel form Walks o’er the earth with silent tread j He bears our best loved things away, And then we call them “dead.” lie leaves our hearts all desolate— He plucks our fairest, sweetest flowers; Transplanted into bliss, they now Adorn immortal bowers. The bird-like voice, whose joyous tones Made glad this scene of sin and strife, Sings now in everlasting song Amid the tree of life. And when he sees a smile too bright, Or hearts too pure for taint and vice, He bears it to that world of light To dwell in Paradise. Born into that undying life, I’hej leave us but to come again ; With joy we welcome them—the same, PJxcept in sin and paiu. And ever near us, though unseen, The dear iiumortal spirits tread; For all the boundless universe Is life—there are no dead. .- New Firm and NEW GOODS The undersigned having formed a Partnership uuder the style of jr. s. PUILLIPS Sc CO., for the purpose of conducting the .Hercliant Tailoringr And Gents Furnishing Goods Business, Would respectfully inform their friends and the pub lic generally, that they are now receiving their stock of Fall and Winter Goods, consisting of all grades of French, English and American Cloths, Casiiimcres & Testing^s, In great variety of makes and colors. Gents’ Pumisliing Goods: Shirts, Collars, Cravats, Hosiery, Merino Under wear, Ties of all kinds, Uuibrellaa. In fact everything usually found in a FIRST CL.-VSS Merchant Tailoring Establishment, all of which were selected with great care, and warranted to give satisfaction. Special attention will be given to t^e TAILORING DEPARTMENT, and all goods sold will be made up in the very best style, and a fit guaranteed. TAILORS’ TRIMMIMGS, of all kinds, kept con- ."itantly on hand, and sold to the Trade at wholesale prices. CUTTING AND REPAIBING of all kinds, promptly attended to and satisfaction given. We will be found at present in the room over the Express Office, where our friends are invited to give us a call. We will occupy the Store at present occupied by First National Bank, as soon as their Banking House is completed. J. S. PHILLIPS, Oct. u, 1808, JAS. U. ORE. JUST RECEIVED At tlic €it|' Book Store, A lot of handsome .\lbums. Initial Paper and Envelopes. Blank Books of all kinds. And a lot of handsome W'alking Canes. S. RUFUS JOHNSTON, next door below McAden’s building. Oct. 5, 18f.8. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. 'Wiftkowsky Sc Rintels Have now in store one of the largest Stocks of Goods ever brought to this market. They keep a full assortment of all kinds of Goods, and will sell at remarkably low rates. fgg^ Country Merchants and whole.'ale buyers generally, as well as retail purchasers, are request ed to examine this magnificent stock of Goods. Millinery and Dress-Making. A separ.ate department is devoted to Millinery and Dre.>*s-making. where the Ladies can have work done promptly and in the latest styles. WITTKOWSKY & RISTELS, Oct. •'), 18fi8. Between the two Drug Stores. NEW PALL GOODS A. SINCLAIR, at Springs' Cornrr, Would respectfully inform his friends and customers that he is now receiving his NEW STOCK of Fall Goods. He is offering a full supply of everything found in ft first class Dry Goods House At as REASON.\BLE RATES as they can be pur chased in any house in the city. Remember the House, the Old Stand at Springs’ Corner. A. SINGLAIK. October 18ti8 Pictures 1 Pictures!! I'lun i at tlii'ir .''riTc. llAM.MdNl) \ .Ml l.AlHilll.IN. _ M 1 1. pared to taicc A No. 1 i’icturcs of each and of every m* 1 A A. .stvle anil tinisli. ^utisifactiou guaranteed in every ThlG City Bcink of Clin,l lotto rinurc. Cuj'iis taken from the smallest into the il.' iIk> .\f . ..iiiits of business iiion and utliers. and purtrait -Also pictures neatly fitted ia Rings. : i.« ‘s .~,ii]-I'.nticii. , Brc‘:isi[>ius and Looii-t:;. All 1 ask is, “give me a •iu ;. W. .V. WILLIAMS, Casl.ivr. trial." N. B.—P.irtii's desiring to learii the trude aad art Bank Money. d t.i kiii^ Pifturcs can do so by ajiplyLiig t« 1 ill- lil.'iio-t lunilvi t pricf paid tor nl>l Uaiik Notes. . IIENUV BACMOAKTEN, i-!i I ni-lors I n- i!io s iiiiv si.iicii^.il, ;it tin.- ( ii_v iiiiuk t'l'.arlotte, N. C. ' ■ '''iiiiic. . A. \V I I.LI \ .\1.'^, t Pliotiigrapli Galleiy over James llarty's Store, Casliior. i l.'sf'S. Next dour to Court-hou^e. KNOX & GILL, Cotton Factors and (JENERAL C03IMISSION MERCHANTS, Xo. 125 Smith's 'Whnrf, [LAURENCE L. PRINCE.] Baltimore. ji^Consifrnments f C^>tton respectfully solicited, and liberal advances made thereon. Orders will receive prompt attention, (tctober 5, 18G8. 6m JUST RECEIVED, A splendid l«t Bftggiag, Roping and Ties, at B. M. PRES60N S. \lso, a splendid lot of Country Bacon. B. M. PRESSON. Also, a lot of Cheese, at B. M. PRESSON S. |i^*' Farmers can come and get their Bagging and ' Kopine io be paid for in Cotton. Sept 21, 18..8. B. M. PRESSON. The Eaithqnakfls. The following correspondence is pablisbed by direction of the Secretary of State: Legation of the United States, ) Lima, Peru, Sept. 14,1868. j To the Utm. William H. Seward, Secretary of State of the United State*: Sir—In my dispatches Nos. 144 and 145, dated the 22d and 28th of August, respectively, I gave you a slight account of the terrible earth quake which, on tlie 13th ult., laid desolate a laige part of Peru, and now again it is my pain ful duty to inform you that a large and the most prolific part of the republic of Ecuador is in ruins, caused by a similar shock at half-past one o' clock oa the morning of the 16th of the same mouth. This earthquake «eeim to have had it« centre in the provinee of Imbabura, near the volcano of Ocampo, about aixty miles north of the city of Quito. Eight towns, with the ad joining haciendas and populations, arc said to hare been destroyed, nnmbcring from 40,000 to 50.000 inhabitants. The citics of Otavato and Catacachi, containing respectively about 12,000 and 8,000 inhabitants, and both situated on the shores of the Lake Mojanda, are said to have been swallowed up with their entire populations and their sites have become a part of the lake. The city of Ibarra, with a population of thirteen thousand, is totally destroyed, only about three thousand of the inhabitants escaping, and the town of Atunlaque is levelled with the earth, burying all its inhabitants in its ruins. Nor is the injury confined to the cities and towns, but all of the haciendas of the province, the richcst in Ecuador, growing sugar and grain, and pro ducing large numbers of cattle and sheep, have, as it were, been swept out of existence. Quito did not suffer in the same ratio in the loss of life, but its walls and houses are destroyed. The most of the inhabitants, including the English Charge d'Affaires, 3Ir Hamilton, with his large family, were driven to the open square or niaza in the centre of the city, and he, more fortunate than the others, is now enjoying the great luxury of a tent, while thousands of the best citizens are without shelter. To heighten the gloom, des pondency and misery of all, the terrible thunder storms of the tropics seem to have redoubled their force, and have literally deluged the whole coun try. The losses in Imbabura will cause great suffering in Quito, as nearly all the necessaries of life for that city were drawn from that pro vince. The difficulty of conveying food from Guayaquil will be very great, as the journey re quires twelve days’ severe travel, with mules carrying small burdens over rugged and precip itous mountains, deep gorges and narrow passes. If relief in some form is not speedily given many of the sufferers will be compelled to reach the seashore or perish. Extracts from private letters and public documents published in the Lima journals (see enclosures Nos. 1, 2 and 3), show the destruction aud destitution to which I have referred. Indeed, these shocks have almost ruined the republic of Ecuador. The mentioned representations have been fully corroborated by tlie statements of his Excellency Don Antonio Flores, Plenipotentiary of Ecuador in Peru. In Peru also, as I have heretofore informed you, proud and rebellious Arequipa is levelled with the dust. Arica swept from the seashore, with but one solitary house remaining, while the dis trict and city of Mogugna, with its rich villages, vineyards and haciendas, are but the wreck of things that were. Had the earthquake in Peru taken place at night time, as it did in Ecuador, the loss of life would have exceeded 100,000 souls. As it was, that loss in Peru is less, but the loss of property far greater. Want, hunger and famine in these now un happy countries are striding through ail classes in the midst of the unburied dead, and a general paralyzation of thought and action seems to per vade the land. This is, no doubt, caused by the continuous shocks since and the great fear of other calamities, and. to add to the consternation of the weak, ft-arful and helpless, robbers in some localities are said to be sacking and pillaging everything within their reach. I take great pride in informing you that Rear Admiral Thomas Turner. Captain McPoiigal commanders James II. Gillis, James S. Thorn ton, Austin Pendergast and the other officers and crew of their commands in our navy near the scenes of danger have done all that noble hearted, brave soldiers could do to alleviate the suflerings of all within their reach. The generosity of our country in days gone by has left a record that will never be forgotten. Greece, Poland, Hungary and Ireland, with no greater, if not far less claims for aid or charity, have found that in the United States there were feeling hearts and open hands for those who deeply suffer. Will not our generous hearted countrymen add Peru and Ecuador to their noble list ? Our government, I know, can do no more than has been done by our navy, but I most earnestly urge and entreat that you appeal to the good men of our country to aid by charity the suffering people of Peru aud Ecuador. Let those who gave bread to starving Ireland repeat their generosity, and let the Protestant and Catholic now join and vie with each other in showing by their works that the Christian’s creed means good will and charity towards their fellowmen; aud let all others who have a heart that can feel for the sufferings of their fellow beings aid by sending a mite from their riehes io the hungry, starving, naked and desolate people of these two countries. Money, clothing, or any other neces saries of life would be bread cast upon the waters ; but the supplies, to do good, must come quickly. The people are too much terror stricken to act with vigor, and the governments of Peru and Ecuador cannot now give the aid the neces sities of the people imperatively demand. I have the honor to be your obedient servant, ALVIN P. HOVEY. BANKRUPT SALE, Af Charlotte, S. C., on Tuetdoy the T*thof Oct., 1868 liv an order from A. H. Abrams. Esq. Assignee of L. Drucker, a Bankrupt, and by order also of Court, will be sold in the City of Charlotte on tUe 27th of October, the following property belonging to the Estate of said Bankmpt: That two-story frame baildtng and double lot on College street, known aa the resideaceof L. Dmcker. It has »handwme flower gardem in front and all necessary •ut-4>uilding«. Also, at the same time, 16 shares of Charlotte 6aa Co. Stock, and 11 Share* of Char. & S. C. Railroad Slock. Terms made known on day of sale. Oct, §, l^*j9, i» ■ A True Wchdui—A Diteetiv«^ Story. What life is more thrilling than that of a police detective, what more full of startling ad venture? An incideBt in the experience of two men well known in the city of New Orleans, as the most skillful and accomplished deteotivea in the Soothem country, has been related to the reporter. The event about to be related is of recent occurrence. It is one of the unpublished histories of crime, one of the heart-beata under neath the social current of the great city. But the words of the detective are more potent than the reporter can accord it. Let him tell his story : A robbery had been committed in one of our lai^e commercial houses under very singular cir cumstances. The day preceding the crime a large autount of money had been received and left In the safe over night. Part of tkia money consisted of $20 and $60 billa. XJnkitonu ^ any one but the proprietor, they were marked with a small cross in red ink io the left hand corner. The safe was locked aC night, in the morning it was open, the night clerk asleep un der the influence of chloroform and the money gone. The cashier was a young man of high social position, and about to be married to the daughter of the proprietor. He alone carried the kcjrs of the safe. It was evi dent the lock had been picked, or opened with the key. Our observations convinced us it was the latter. Still we kept our own counsel. At the request of the merchant the whole mat ter was kept a profound secret. It furthered our chances of detecting the robber that it should be so. Before we had left the store, we had settled in our minds the identity of the thief; but it was necessary to obtain the proof be fore our suspicions were divulged, or his arrest attempted. Description of the money stolen was left with certain parties, under whose obser vation it was most likely to come if put in cir culation, with instructions to detain the person offering it until we were scut for. This was all that could be done for the present. We went home to await developments. Still we kept our eyes on the cashier. He was young, and al though he never drank to access, was ^t. He spent a great deal of money, and to use a com mon expression, was the deuce among the girls. Once or twice we saw him walking in the squares of evenings with a very pretty young English girl, a milliner, working on Canal street. There was something very noticeable about the gill’s face—a sort of melancholy and sadness that weut straight to our hearts. Any one would have felt kindly towards her by just looking at her. Somehow or other, 1 felt a presentiment that this girl was mixed up in the robbery. 1 could’nt get rid of the idea. It haunted me. in this way several weeks passed. One day wc received a message iu a great hurry to come to the steamboat landing. It was late in the after noon, aud the boats for St. Louis were about leaving. Arriving there, wc went at once on board the Kepublic, and up to the clerk’s desk. iStandiug at the counter was the pretty English girl, aud in hands of the clcrk were two of the markud ?20 bills. She had just offered them in payment for her passage to St. Louis. I felt now that the cashier was in my clutches. But it was necessary to proceed carefully and not frighten the girl. As gcutly as 1 could, I told her that the money she had just offered at the counter had been stolen; that it was necessary for me to know where she obtained it. At my words her face took the livid hue of death, but she shook her head as much as to say she would never tell me. I plied her with importunities, entreated and begged; but it was of no avail. 1 had no recourse but to take her into custody. Still 1 hoped to be able to discover from her the proof of the cashier’s guilt. He was evidently her lover, but 1 doubted much if she knew his real name or actual position. I plied her with questions on this head, and although she was on her guard, and her answers evasive, I was soon salisticd that the real namj; of her lover was un known to her. As I left'the coll I heard her mutter in the most poignant grief: ‘•Oh, Charley, Charley, can this be true.” This was, indeed, his first name I returned oh the instant and said to her that I knew the per son who gave her the money, that his name was Charley . At the mention of this name she clapped her hands and laughed. It waa not the name she knew him by. I wa.s almost at my wits end. The girl miu>t confess or the real criminal would escape punishment. I thought, however of a resource, aud put it in execution at once. I went to the store and tuld the mer chant that I wanted a picture of every member of his establishment, himself included. He looked puzzled, but complied with my request. Armed with these I returned to the ccll. I told the girl I had something to show her—my heart ached as 1 did so. I knew she worshipped the heartless scoundrel who had betrayed her. I held the picture 00 that she could see it in full; as the light flashed on it, 1 said to her, ‘‘Mary, this is the Charley I am after ” She gave one quick, hurried ghinee at the pictures,- aud then, with a low moan of anguish, fell fainting to the floor. The tears would conic to my eyes as I looked at the poor, beautiful creature iu her agony. Only heaven knows how I pitied her; but justice as well as her own good, required that the mask should be lifted and the crimisal exposed. As soon as she h;id time to recover, I weut to her again. I found her calm, but with a look of sorrow that pierced ne to my heart. 1 told her who her lover was, his crime, and begged her to reveal all she knew of h'm. I might as well have tailked tu stone. i;he sat deaf silent in her tearless anguish. Only once she murmured, ‘*he loves me, he is true to me.” 1 told her she waa niiflt:tkcn—he eared nothing about her—would never marry licr. She laugh ed at me in bitter scorn. As a last resource, 1 went to the pUce at which she had been work ing. I f(MU^ out all about her friends and with wh^om she associated. Prom these I learned that she was engaged to be married to '^Charley," who rcpreseuteii liimaclf as a yo«Bg mMhanie, that he had persuadud her to go to St. Louis for that purpose, where it was said that he had re latives. 1 know it was only to pet rkl of her while he married the mere^nt’s daughter. I had got all £ho iofi)nnat*uB I wanted. As I re turned I passed by the theatre, brilliaDtiy lighted for an oveuiug’s entertaiament. I stepped in. The LeaBty fashion of 'ibe eity were there. ' In oue of the boxoi sat Charl^ and his betrothed. I She was radiant in beauty—he atteotire tad h>re-like. My resolation was takeo oo (be in stant. I left the theatre harriedW and w«it to the station. In a few minatea I returned ac companied by Mary. I took her to a seat com- mauding a full view of the box. One glance was enough; I saw that her heaii was breaking. Silently 1 led her out of the theatre and back to the station. “Will you tell me now?” “I can die, but I .have nothing to tell.” She never did. It was useless to detain her. We let her to, but three weeks afterwards she died of a br^en heart. The mystery of the rob bery has never been explained, - " ■ » . —^11 — How Many Balls Hit The report of the Chief of the Bureau^ Ord- nauca.ef the Navy presents many interesting fiiots as conneoted with goaneiy—sraall araa Kuns. The report explodes one theoiy which had beeo accvpuni balls or cartridges expended in hitting one man. Estimates have been made that of 3,000 balls fired, only one ever hits its intended mark, and another calculation says that from 3,000 to 10,- 000 cartridges were usually expended in killing or wounding one man. How erroneous these estimates may be, if compiled from the expendi ture of ammunition in battle, can he judged of by this report of Captaia Wise, Chief ef Ord- bance, who, in speaking of the advanti^ of breech-loading small arms over those which load at the muzzle, says; The fourth advantage “is impossibility of multiplying the loads under aay circumstances,” as only one cartridge can be placed at a time in the opening at the breech, and iu the event of a failure to ezf^ode, gener ally the cartridge is withdrawn by the movement of cocking and opening the breech. The report says: “Singularly enough, the lesson of one of the greatest battles of the war proves how immensely important this last mentioned advantage of the breech-loader really is. Upon the field of Oottys- burg, after the battle, an immense number of muzzle-loading arms were picked up, both of our own and rebel soldiery. Nearly all of those were found to be loaded—and this of itself is perhaps not to be wondered at; but the curious fact was discovered that about one-half of the number loaded contained ttco loads each, one-fourth from three to tni loads, aud tlie remainder one legiti mate load. In one or two instances as many as thirty-two and forty-two bullets were found in the barrels! “The official report of the examination of the arms collected upon the battle-field of Gettys burg, states that of the whole number received— 27,574—we found at least 24,000 of these load ed; about one half of these contained two loads each, one fourth from three to ten loads each, and the balance one load each. In many of these guns irum two to six balls have been found at the botton of the bore with only one charge of powder. In some the balls have been found at the bottom of the boro with the charge ot powder ou top of the ball. In some as many as six paper regulation calibre, >8 cartridges have been found, the cartridges having been put into the guns without being torn or broken. Twenty- three loads were found in one Springfield rifle- musket, each load in regular oHer. Twenty* two balls and sixty-two buck-shot, with a oor* responding quantity of powder, all mixed op tf)gether, were found iu one percuBsion smootii- bore musket. A youth in this couaty was bit during the summer by a snake known as the “pilot,’' and was cured by the application of bruised onions and salt. He was also subjected to sweating bj ‘ herb” teas. We learn that he was ingreat pain until the onions were applied. This is the second case we have heard of persons being cueed of snake bites by the application of onions.— W(ideil>oro Argm. Gen. Ghant’s WK.iLTtt.—Gen. Grant was presented with one hundred thousand dolhirs by the wealth}' men of New York. This is, we b^ licve, iu 5-20 bonds. lie has also received a fiiie house from the capitaliets of Philadelphia, and another from his frieiwls in IJJiiiois. Both these houses were ready furnished in elegant style. His position as General of the Annies gives him a nuble salary—about $20,000 a year, ba- ■sides allowances, mileage, aud we don't know what. 31oreover, this is an office f»r life, aud he will have to surrender it if he is elected Preai- dent. Should that event take place in Novem ber, we think that Gen. Grant will regret wfceo his four years of trouble are over, that he mv« up 820,000 a year for $i5,000, all of which he will have to «pcnd, and at the end retire to pri vate life with nothing to live on but—fame. Of what sfirt this will be, we know not;^ butwc fear that with General 1 rant’s preparation for civil datie.s, it will be none ofthe brightest. — ♦ ^ ♦ Advi^k to Yoi n(j Mk.n.—liCt the busioesa of every one alone, and attend to your own. Don’t buy what you don’t want, f’se every hour to advantage, and Jitudy to make a leisure hour useful. Think twice before you spend a dollar; remetuberyou wilVhave aaoiherto make for it. Lojk over your hooks regalafly, aud if you find an error trace it out. Should a stroke of misfortune come upf»n you in your buainess, retrench, work harder, hat never fly the track. (’ nfront difficulties with unflinching persever ance, and they will fly at last; then you will be honored, but shrink, and you will be dcKpiscd. Of seven Governors in as many “recon structed” Southern States, only two have resided South more tha* three years. Often United States Senators elected in five Southern States, eight arc recent emigrants from the North. Of thirty-three RcprescntaliTcs elect to Congress from seven Soathern States, twenty-two are re* cent emigrants. Those who are most weary of life, and yet are most unwilling to die. are such whoJbave lived to no purpose, who have rather Vreaihed than lived. ♦ tfSF" Ue t4*#t can not forgive oihM breaks the bridge over vkich lie nuis4pass kuaself; fiw every man has need to be forgiveo. 8ecret marriages are so commoo in Boston that the yottog women eas’i get bean*. IS amid of courUng some other «aio’a wife.

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