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PLAIN g FANCY
PQ$sed in the House of representative
January 17, 1872.
AN ACT to alter the Constitution of North
The General Assemblvl5 North Carolina do
enact (three-fifths of all the members of each
: That the Constitution of this State be altered
as follow, to wit: '
Aniend section six, of 0e first article, bv
striking bat the first clause thereof, down to and
including the word "but;" this being the clause
relating to the State debt.
i Amend section two of the second article hv
striking hut the won! f annually," and inserting
jn lieu thereof, the word "biennially;" being
in reference to the sessions of the General As
sembly.! f ':' j I
! Amend section five of the second article, bv
striking out all that precedes .the words, "the
said Senate districts,"! and by 'striking ont the
phrase as aforesaid or" in said section ; the
parts so j stricken out having; reference to the
Add a new section to the second article to be
styled "section 50," and to read as follow : i
"The members of the ceneral Assembly shall!
each receive three hundred dollars a a com.
pemation for their service durinir their term.
subject to such regulations in regard to time of
payment and reduction for non-attendance as
may be prescribed by law; but they mav have
ait aauiuonat allowance when they are callel
" i-jvjai ywiun, .urn mileage tuaii oe
Pf l r each session."
nrotkM :i .: i n i ,
muuii wis ui me iiiirii article uj
striking out the word " four vears," where they
occur first in said section, and inserting, in lieu
thereof, the words " two years," being in refer
ence to the terms ot executive officers.
c.:i. . .u lacj . . .
btrike out the words "Superintendent of Pub-
w . ..
lie Works," wherever they occur in the Consti
tutton, thus abolishing that effice
Ameud section six of the third article, by
au: : ,i ii
striking out the w.rd "annually" and in
serting, in lieu thereof, the word "biennial
ly." so as to conform to the provisions re
s peering the sessions of the General Assem
Strike out sections two and three of the
fourth article, being the provisions which re-
fer to the appointment and duties of the j
Alter section four of the fourth article, so
tnat 9al sect5ou sual1 read as follows : "The
judicial powwr of the State shall be vested in
h coiirL ror me iriai or nnffli-nmi'Tira. a .nh..
preme court, Superior Courts, such inferior !
Courts as may be established by law, and
Courts of Justices of the Peace."
Alter section eight of the i fourth article.
so that said section ! shall read as follow.-:
The Supreme Court shall consist of a. Chief
Justice and two Associate Justices; Provi
ded, That this shall not
apply to the justices
during their nroson't term- ..f ,.HW ;
by death, resignation, or otherwise, thentun- !
beir of Associate Justices shall be reduced
Alter Section twelve of ihe fourth article
so that said sectiou shall read as follows:
"The State shall be divided into nine iudi- ;
cial districts, for each of which a indse shall i
bechoseli; and in each district a Superior'
Court shall be held at least twice i:i eaeh
yer, to continue for Such time in each coun
ty jn speetively as may be prescribed by law. !
The General Assembly slntll layoff said dis- '
tricts iu due tune, so that the said uine
juices nniy be chosen and begin th.-ir offici
al ferm at the first general election for mem
bers of the General Assembly which shall
oeriur aftf-r the -rxtitif-sitw.ii i.f tlii "
Tlie General Assembly may reduce or in- i
crease th number of Distn-tsto t,L-.. vrt !
at the end of each judicial term
r. ; " v . . . hi v v i
Strike out sectiou thirt- en of the fourth
ai dele which fixes the p eseut judicial dis
tricts. i l
Amemi section fourteen of the foiirtlfar-
ticle by 'strikiuff out all after the word
'offiee.'lfend inserting, in lieu of the Dart so
stricken out. the following: "The General
Assembly shall prescribe a pr per system of
rotation for the judge may ride the same dis
trict twice in succession, and the indges mav
also nxchauge districts with each other, as
may be provided by law"
vtnke out section fifteen of the fourth ar
ticle, and insert lu lieu thereof, the follow
ing: The! General Assembly shall have no
power to deprive the judicial department of
any power or jurisdiction which rightfully
pertains to it as -a coordinate department:
but the General Assembly shall allot and
d.18fut portion of this power and ju
risqicuon. which nes noi pertain to the Su
preme court, among tne other courts tre-
- . :. .1 .a
8cribed in this constitution or which maybe
established by law. in such manuer as it
may deem best, provide also a proper stslein
of appeals, and regulate bv law when
uecessary the methods of proceeding, in the
exercise of their power. 'tf all the courts
below the Supreme Court, so far as the same
liiajjf be dotie without conflict with other pro-
Tisuins oi tins cousiiiuiion.
Strike tout sections sixteen, seven-
i .eetl, uiueteen, twenty-live aud thirty-three
of the fourth article.
Amend sectiou twenty-six of the fourth
article by striking out all that part which be-
'1 f-i , e.t . .
gins wiin, aim uniows tne word "but iu
said section, and. in lieu of the part so
stricken out. inserting the following :
: 4'f he judicial officers and the clerks of any
courts which may be etablih d by law.
shall be chosen by the vote of the oualified
electors, and for such term as may be pre
scribed by; law. The voters of each pre
cinct, establ shed as is elsewhere provided
for in this; constitution, shall elect two jus
tice of the peace for such term as may be
uey uy law, wnose jurisdiction shall extend
throughout their respective counties. The
General Assembly may provide for the elec-tion-of
more than two justices of the iku
in those precincts which contain eitLs ..r
towps, or in which other special reasons ren
der Jt expedient. The chief magistrates of
cities nd incorporated towu shall liv
the judicial pwers of justices of the enee."
Amend Sectiou thirtv of the fourth
by 4t iking out the word "township" aud
i,uTt nm n ll..,, .1.. C .1 1
,iuoji iu tu iiirieoi. ine nnru pre-
cincts; ' also in the last sentence of the
section, strike out the words "the commis-
siouers of the county may appoint to such
office for the unexpired term," ami iu lieu
inefeof insert "au nppomtineut to till such
vacancy (Tor the unexpired tenn shall he
made as may 1-e prescribed by law."
A Amend (sections one aud seven of the fi th
article, by; strikiug out the words "commis
sioners of jthe several coiiuties" where they
occur in said sections, and in lio t!,r..f in.
f !fi.nf Turdl- 'x au,h5iI
tabrtifihedand iintlw.r; t.,. lo... "
Strike out .!.. f..r f.f -.t..
relailDt? tti tnxittii.n tr. r.1,,7 t hu .l..t. I
Amend sectiou six of th fifth article by
inaerting; After th word a.;,,. Pn" .Ct il
I said section the words
! BAmt-fil m-kxaalf V
a - -. - - " eva ta ay m
or any other per-
j insert the word "and" before the word
"sarveyoi" in seetiou one of the 7th article.
and strike out the wurds "and five commis
t loners" in said section; also add to raid
section the lojlowine: 'The General As
senably shall provide for a systein of. coucty
foverutnent for tne several counties of the
Amend section two of ttie seventh article.
by striking out the word ''commissioners"
aud in lieu thereof iaertiog the wonla
county authorities establishel and authorized
Vy law;" and in the sauie section strike out
the words, tho Register of Deeds shall he
ex offtcto clerk of the board of commissioners.-'
Strike pnt section three of the seventh ar
ticle. and In lieu thereof insert the following :
"The countyuthorities establishiHl aud au
tho'itedhy law shall see that the respective
counties are divided into a suitable number
of sub-divisions, as compact and convenient
in shape as. possible, a'nd marked out by de
finite boundaries, which may be altered when
necessary.; Said $ub-divh0hs shall be known
by the name of precincts. They shall have
uo corporate powers. The township gov
ernments are abolished. The boundaries of
the pr cincts shall be the same which here
tofore defined the townships unt3 they shall
iriae seeuorrs lour, nve, six. ten and
'ven of the seventh article, whick relate to
, " iwiiiip pysieiu.
Ameud sections eight and nine of the
seventh article, by striking out the words or
twnship8V where they ocour in said sections.
Strike out section three of the uinth article,
aud iu lieu thereof insert the following : The
General Assembly shall make suitable pro-
in"u it ior iu luauageuiem and reeu-
i i.:.m r ....ki;. i -.. i r - J .
l.ition or the public school, aud for irfet-
i. i l...u . - i
ing the system of freM public instruction.'
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! r.1Ke, .ouv fec,l," ot " ninth article,
and in lieu thereof, insert the hdlowincr
j "The General Assembly shall have power to
' provide for the election of Trustees of the
j Uuiversity of North Carolina, in whom,
: chosen, shall be vested all the privilege j
nghts, franchises and endowments hereto
fore in any wise granted to, or conferred up
on, the Hoard of Trustees of said Universi
ty; and the General Assembly may make
snch provisions.' laws aud regulations, from
time to time, as may be necessary and ex
pedient, for the iuaintenar.ee aud manage
ment of said University."
Strike out section thirteen, fonrteu and
fifteeu of the n'nth article, relating to the
University. of Xoith Carolina. Amend section-ten
of the eleventh article by striking
I out the words "at the charge of the State."
aud in lieu thereof, insert the words -by the
State; and those who do not owu property
I ! If .! .....
rm"M:u Pr" " Cons'itution, or
ueu,S inK, wnose parents Oo not own
property over aud above the same, shall be
cared for at the charge of the State.
Aiter sectiou seven of the fourteenth ar
ticle so that said section shall read as fol
follows! "Xo persoa who shall hold any of
fice or place of trut or profit under the United
States, or any department thereof, or i,nder
any other State or goverumeut, shall hold or
exercise any other office or place of trnst or
p otit under the authority of this State, or be
eligible to a seat in either house cf the
General Assembly ; Provided, That nothing
herein contained thi extend to officers in
the militia. Justice of the Teace, Commis
sioners for Special Purposes."
Ad I another section to the fourtheeuth ar
ticle to be styled "section 8." and to read as
f"'loWS : . ''"""'.V "iers. justices of the
PHi,cc iUuX ",luT "t whose offices are
f i I i
or changed in au'y way by the al-
teratiou of the constitution, shall continue to
exercise their functions until any provisions
necessary to be made by law in order to give
full effect to the alterations, so far as relates
to said officers shall have Wen made."
l'e number the sections in those articles
from which an section has been stricken
without the insertion of another in its stead;
and give to any nv section that number
which by this method would have beeu given
to the section for fchich it is substited. and
the alteration shall be embodied int o the
cons itutioii, and the several sections num
From the New York Observer.
CHRISTIANIZING THE CONSTI
TUTION. The National Association which has
been formed for tho purpose of securing
an amendment to tho Constitution to in
dicate that this is a Christian nation, and
place all Christian laws, institutions and
usages in onr Government on an undeni
able legal basis in the fundamental law of
the nation, invites all American citizens
who favor syeli an amendment, without
distinction of party or. creed, to meet iu
Thoius' Hall, Cincinnati, on Wednesday,
Jan. 31, 1872, at 2 o'clock, P. M.
If the people were now framing a new
Constitution, wc would earnestly hope
that Almighty God, from whom human
government primarily d wives its authori
ty, would be distinctly acknowledged as
its soutce. lint wc are not convinced of
the duty or expediency of agitating the
subject now, on a basis tli it would prac
tically exclude, from participation in the
Government, of Jews, Unitarians ind all
those of foreign religious who may be
come naturalized or native citizens. No
man could, with a good conscience, swear
to uphold a Constitution which affirms
what he from his soul rejects and denies.
The fundamental principle of thirt
movement is defined by Mr. Justice
Strong, of the Supreme Couit of the
United States, the President of the Af
sociation, in these words pnblised over
his own name :
"Iu constituting and administering its
government, a nation is under obligations
to acknowledge God as the author of its
existence and the- source of it authority,
Jesus Christ as its ruler, and the Uibleai
the fountain of its laws and the supreme
rule of its co duct.'
This movement has seemed to us to be
urged under a conception of the nature
and office of civil government not in har
mony with the American idea, nor the
Scriptural idea. When the Apostle said.
"The powers that be are ordained of
Gbd," the civil government was very far
from acknowledging God and his" Son aud
the Bible. But it was ordained of God,
nevertheless. Ihe absolute despotism of
Caesar or the Czar may be as truly or
dained of God as Grecian democracy or
Anieiican Republicanism. The Arneri-
can idea and the Scriptural idea of civil
grrernmea U, that ll .Wl protett all
men in the enjoyraent of their rirhu and
privilege. lyiof tBei uliorB GH,
bedetifrmintk.i.l:t..i i . .
mj ,rc Sm wuicu eaxn m tn
rraton and conscienetj poescsses. . The
right of the eivil government to make
Sabbath laws, Uw, agaiim; blasphemy t
require oaihf, to( puuUh perjarr, nd t)
promote etlaratioa, i. to be niaine4
(a toward men) by the uecwsitjof such
law to make good citiaena, mhile it i
j-.r k.i put ii ujk)h the conscience of
I - m i waa. '
-e-.avor mat unu requires him to make
laws conformable to Lis will, and to plU it
upon the conscience ot the peoole that it
w their duty to eley Uws because, divine
as well as human - government n quire
From ail this we ii.frr that civil govern,
ment is not "uuden obligations" iu m,
ing a Constitution to set forth in that in
strunieni a profession of its religious be.
lief, aud emphatically it ifl not to go into
such particulars as to discriminate
between rebgioni . truths equally solemn
and important; but, at the same time, we
hold that it it the duly of all goTeriK
ments to make such laws onlr as a !..
conformity to the divine will, and which
may be stutaiucd by the sauttious of di
Instead, therefore, of emending
lean strength and affitatin? the COIliitrv iii
a fruitless ffort to amtnd the v..t;i.
tiou in this relation, we would make still
greater exertions, -and deeper and wider
agitation, and summon the whole moral
force of the nation to secure the enact
ment of wholesome laws and to create a
public sentiment, a popular virtue, that
III. . t " a '
win sustain unu tntorce Ihrm.
We make theac observations with a
profound conciousnese that we differ from
wiser and Letter men, and we are quite
willing to be instructed iu the right, if in
this we arc wronir.
TIIK PRKSBYTKRY ANT) P.rv
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Washington, ox this Sitiuict.
1 he following correspondence between
"1'resbytery of the Eastward"
and George Washington, is dated shortly
after the adoption of the Constitution.
It was tuken froli the Massachusetts
Sentinel of December 5, 1789.
"Iho l'rcsbvterv of the Kiiiv.J
convenedal New bury port, in theiraddress
to the President of the United States in
his late tour says: 'Among the objec
tions to the federal Constitution we never
considered the want of a religious test
that grand engine of persecution in every
tyrant's hand. But we should no: have
been alone in rejoicing to have seen some
explicit acknowledgement of the only
true God, and Jesus Christ, whom he has
srn, inserted somt where in the Magna
Chart a of onr country. We are happy
to find, however, that this defect has been
amply remedied in the face of all the
woild by the piety and devotion in which
your first public act of office was per
formed, by the religious obaerrancc of the
Sabbath, and of the public worship of '
tiou, ot .winch yon have set so eminent
an example, and by the warm strains of
Christian and devout affections which run
through your late proclamation for a
"lo the Ministers and Ruling Elders dele
gdtcd to repnsent the Churches in Mas
sachusetts and New Hampshire, which
compose the first Presbytery of the
"Gentlemen: The afftctionatc welcome
which you aro pleased to give me to the
eastern parts of the Union would leave
me witlnuit excuse, did I fail to acknowl
edge the sensibility which it awakens and
to express tho most sincere return that a
grateful sense of your gnodmss can sng-
" I o be approved by the praiseworthy
is a wish as natural to becoming ambition,
as its const qui nce is flattering to our
'4 am, indeed, much indebted to tl e
favorable sentiments which you entertain
toward me, aud it will be my duty to
study to deserve them.
."The tribute of thanksgiving, which
yon offer the gracious Father of Lights,
for His inspiration of our publie coune Is
with wisdom and firmness to complete
the national Constitution, woithy of mtn
who, devoted to the pious purposes of re
ligion, desire their accomplishment by
such means ss advance the tcmjo al hap
piness of their fellow-men.
"And here, I am persuaded yon will
permit me to observe .that the path of true
piety is so plain as to icquirc but little
"To this comideratiwtt wc ought to as
cribe the absence of any regulation re
specting religion from the Magna Charta
of our country. T the guidance of the
ministers of the Gospel this important
object is perhaps more proparly commit
wit ted. It will be your care to instruct
the ignorant and to reclaim the devious.
And in the pi ogress of morality and sci
ense, to which our oveniiuctit will give
every furtherance,, we may confidently
expect the advancement ot true rt ligion
and the completion of our happ'ness.
"I pray ll e munificent lUiwarder of
virtue that your agency in this work may
receive its compensation here and here
after "George Wasig;tox."
DR. HODGE'S THKOLOOY.
The second volume of "Systematic
Theology," by the venerable Dr. Charles
Hodfrc, who is just closing the fiftieth
vear of his Profcssorhip at PrincelonJ
Theological Seminary, has just been is
sued by i harles Scribaer & Co. It com
prises the two subjects, Anthropology
and Soteriology; or the Origin, Nature,
Original State and Fall of Man ; togeth
er with the Plan of Salvation, the Per
son at.d Work of Christ, a full discus
sion of the s abject of the Atonement, in
bearings, and of the doctrine ot
Grate. From this brief mention, it will
be seen that the scope ef this volume Is
one of aniversal interest lm all student,
f the Bible, and especially to all who
i 5 u caned lueolognaJ
study. Ai examination of the voJoww
show, that bnder the bead of tho Origin
of Man, thi distinguished Professor has
taken ap the most noteworthy theories of
those wbortject the Bible accooct: such
a Spontaneous Generation, and the l)e
etopment theories of modern sceptics.
Another chapter discusses the subject ot
the Unity J of the Human Usee.
Jbe chapter on Sin is a thorough
lisctHsion of the various theories adopted
by the different schools.
The major i part of the volume is de
voted to the;subjrct ot Salvation through
Chnst, the QrigiJSpf the Plan, the Cove
nant of Grace, tffe Person of Christ a
branch of the subject which is made
more imporfaut by the discasaious of the
present day; the Mediatorial work, the
I rophetic, Priestly and Kingly offices
2o portion of the work will be read or
studied with more interest than that which
has been so much tho atndw f tl.. u i
author's lifefi reUting to the Atonement.
lBC Btyeci Has not lot lti interest while
there is oue inuer to be saved, nor while
there is a ransomed soul in heaven to
praise God for salvation.
The Publishers announce (he third
volume, ou the reneral aubiaL f a
tare Slue and the Future World. ..
soon to be published. This will coropltte
the work. Its publication is a fitting
memorial on the part of Dr. IIrW m
the completion of his hJf ceiiimy of
teaching in Princeton Seminary. But it is
not tne oniy memorial by which this pe
riod will be jcelcbratrd. The readers of
the Observer arc aware that it is proposed
oy tne graaniles and friends of Prince
ton to raise the sum of OflO tn ntn.
the Professorship which Dr. Hodge now
holds; uot for his benefit, f ,r he must ere
long retire from his later, but in com-
inernoralion ot the distinguished aervirra
which he has rendered to Ilia Fatiaf. rf
1 Ncoloeical Education in tho l'mkrin.
a- -- - - w-w a " a- j a V
lian Church and ihmughout the Christian
woiu i .,uojerrcr.
From the New York un.
COL. FORNEY'S POSITION.
The resignation of Col. Forney as Col
lector of this port, is deeply regretted by
tho business tacir of Philadelphia, and at
the same lime it is hailed as a good omen
politically. It is no disguised fact that
be is personally and jmlitically opposed
to the present hiatus of the municipal le
gislative, and aalional Ring. Alihongh
he will lend his best energies for ihe Re
publican candidate lor President, even if
it is the unscrupulous man now in power,
his ever ready pen and mind will hereaf
ter advocate that policy which will unite
cv. ry wjng of the Republican party, and
more especially will his energies be de
voted to tho uncertain political aspect of
Dig ttcs to the National Convention.
The New York delegation his secured
ample accommodations at the Cincinnati
Hotel during the meeting of the Republi
can Convention. The spacicm ladies'
parlor of this j hotel will be their head
quarters. When the Hon. Alono B.
Cornell, whowiIl head a portion of the
delegation, was asked, " How many will
be here?" he smilingly replied, "Oh, I
don't know ; there will be several dele
gations." !, ,
"How will the majority vote ?"' inquir
ed our friend. , limber seriously the dis
tinguished New, Yorker replied, 44 I cau'l
tell ; thiii's are; awfully mixed."
Hon. J. B. Giiunrll will lead a power
ful force from Iftwa. The bc-idquailers of
this delegation are also at the inciutiati.
They will be first for Wilou of Iowa, fur
President, aud it he lacks support suffi
c'cut to nominate him, the majority will
probably concentrate on Trumbull. "Ant
one but Grant," said a prominent politi
cian from Lynn' county of that Western
In Cincicn ti'a good deal of feeling has
been excited ia regard to the course pur
sued by the authorities in relation to ihe
Rev. Stephen Morgan, a young Baptist
Clergyman who was couvicied u the po-
a - . ...
lice court of stealing books from the Pub-
lie Library. I( appears that the friends
of the accused brought a powerful infla- I
rncc to bear to save him from ihe cousc
qnancrs of his crime. The Trustees of j
the Library sllege thst the Piotecuting'
Attorney refused to summon the witness- !
rs they mished lo have examined, and it
Is certain that this official, instead cf ur
ging the prisoner's guilt, made his speech
an earnest defence of the man he was sup
posed to be prosecuting. And the Judge,
although he imposed a fine of twenty-five
dollar on the clerical culprit, at the same
time informed Mr. Morgau that he need
not pay the penalty. The tuort unpleas
ant part of the affair is that Morgan stout
ly protests his iiunocencr, and ays he
merely boriowtil the looks, which were
all of a theological character, and intend
ed to return them ; when he had not only
Carried them off stealthily in a carp t-bag
but had careliilly removd the Library
labels, aud erased every imrk by which
be supposed tuey could be identified.
: It is said lint while Prince Frederick
Chit lea was iu l Petersburg, lately, the
Germau residents presented him wkb au
adJress. The orator was in the midat of
a florid compliuKMit to the I'ri.ico aa "hav
ing entered Fiance with the resolution In
conquer or die' when the Prince inter-j
rupted hiiu with a quiet request to "name
his authority fr that statement, it being
wholly untrue" which so disturbed the
patriotic speaVcr hat he broke down al
togetht r. j
Dean Swift said : " ll is useless to at
tempt to argue a aian out of a thing he
was never reasoned iuto."
VUmher Ike Cento , Executive Com-
wUreo tke Democratic Qmtacative
: At a rreeat ioUog,c th, Demoeratie
Vooservative members vf the LegUlaUf.
tHepreavnt SUU Executive eoanuV uf
U Detnocratac-CoaservaUve Party
J IVlu oe a mil the saeHUf of
the Mam CurBUuf that prty.Att4
k IUrnnT "r apuototed ia pUee of
Tbw Sut ovatia will be held ia th
towa of Greeubtf mi W4aetdAj the tnl
davof May oexu
That conreutiaw wHl be charced with
bihduVira in th alectioe of a candidate
for Goveraoro, Attorney G corral. Treasurer.
Auditor. Secretary of State, Saperiuteaieae
of Education. Saprinlea4at of Mtic
Works, as well as in declaring the pried
pies and policy, both Sut a ad Federal, of
the party, aad providing for eficftot party
Il ia, therefore, Teiy deairabla at4 Impor
tant, that every county ia ta Sute shall be
represented ia (hat convention ; 4 it U
confidently hoped that onr political CrienaW
will take lmmdiate and efficient etrpe tw
frwca re soch representation.
To that eud. the Central Exeentlveeon
uiittee ar instructed totuggeat that eonaty
popular naeHiBg. C4oapoa iaf il paxrswM
oppoaed to lladicalUw mUfmle mnJpultit
Kjiraragace b railed ia rath eoenty of
the Sute, as soon as practicable, to spyoiat
delegates to Ut eonrentiun and devia way
and means to terar their attendance.
In order to avoid failure uf rrpresalAUaav,
let each eoaBy mertinf atrpolut tnore
prune, who will certainly aUesdthnrna
vsotion. lu th mean time every one opposed to
Radical iniarule. without regard to pnat p -lltical
differences is expected and Cordially
iurited to raiae his veea and exert himara
to inform th public mind sad prepare th
people to stand together in the nolo ana
patriotic atruggle to 0hdd. maiutain and
administer honestly and fai hfolly thrprinrl
plea of pore Coustitattonal GnrefnmraU
The tnoat effective means of iufottbisg
U:e public Uiind is the jrrts. How iiapor
taot therrfore. that it. ahall b pmprHy ana
thonxighly directed ! V feel lb atrongm
aKtiirauce tht tho who conduct tb Detoo
cra'ic cnH rvativ 'ress will Ue sctlvs and
faithful in plaeeing before the prophrsoeh
armaments and inonnaii4u as laay h ac
thfir unnnd. and we rrarrtfaily nrg onr
frii-uds to le active in eiteuding tlie cirenla
tion of our newspapers as a grand ielp m
The committee are iuatnxted to submit
and suggest tlie aotexed plae of orgaaiia-
A copy of the procerdiugs of County mart
in, appointing delegates to thr State Con
vention, thouhl be seiit to this Com mil tea.
Ity order of the eoinmitt-e.
The following general rules are pre
scribed for the government tf Ac Da-
MM .ATIC COXSEKTATIVK PaETT, fllld
(ill such persons as tnay co-operate with,
them in the State of North Carolina :
State gsccutive Committe,
There shall be an Executive eommittM fur
the tat- a! large, euiusg f forty-one
.... ...1..... i t . r .1 ii ft .
mr uiwi .. hi mem. lour aoao rrao in
each eonrressional District, and nine, at or
near the city of Raleigh, and the members
residing at or near the city f Raleigh,
li ill h denomioated. the Central Executive
The Exeeutivr Coinmiltrr f.r the State at
Lire. ihall fcave general cntml. supervis
ion and direction of the orgaaiaatkm and its
prarti.-al working, nnder thr eoovotio.
The reutral Executive crtantitlr shall W
charged at all timea. with the xerciiof the
Miwers C4tfrred on the Exrculir Cxnuiil
tee for the Stale at large uhleas in any re
spect r-traiii-d by lL laAt tuentionrd com
mittee. A no- ting of the Executive committer for
the Sta'e at large, may 1 railed by any for
notibt-ra thereof, as well as by Ui Central
The State OBTrolioa shall denignatra
cl.airuan for the Executive ovtmaitlee kr the
State at lare. and br sha1 be rhairaaa of
the reutral Executive corainiuee.
District Erecutir4 Com
mittee. The members A tbs F.xxalire eommttU-f-.r
the State at large in aey eongrrnaional
District 1ill rwititutc a CoigrearionaJ
Executive cointnittee fr auch DIrtriel
ia whWh they rraide. and shall ts
ercUethe powers in sorh D'utrirt. af the
Executive wuiuaitte for the Ktat at largw.
subject U the cobtrul and dirrrtiow of the
Utter aud the central Eiecativ rmnsairtrv.
unlein such reaprcta as Um Latter ay h
County Executive Committee.
Each cwDty shall have a eqaty Fxertrtlve
conmittee. cooiptnted uf uuoibera taken, tw
fr mi each towuahip iu th eonaty. and the
committee shall appotul or elect a chairman,
and exercise the poner. iu their retpee
Im e routitiea. er fr-rred o the eongreasioeal
District Exrcotivr .,tnniittr fr th State at
large and Ontral Ex-cativ conunittre. On
leaa iu soeh iepeels as the latter may be r
t rirted. The ounty Executive ewumttta
shall UwdeaignaJed Wy a eutttv eoveolWe la
the county Ut which the same shall t ap
ointed. Township Exteutivt Committee.
There shall be a Towabip Exeatiw
eon mittee in every Toweaip in earh eouity in
the Mate. cmsistinc of f.ur f tuore main hers ,
to be appit:Wd by a township eobvrntWa.
Saul r'r.tnitte shall elect or appoint a chair
man, at-d shall rereiee in the towwahip far
which the wn shall be appiblrd. ail lh
piwers e4nferrrd on thr Exrrutiveeomsatttm
lor the tate at Large. bnUra restrained In
any respeet by the ooucty, -coaCTe'ka3a!
District. State Execalive or -.tral Execn
tire eoinntittera rerpe tirely , aeoordiag tv
their repetiv aeperviaory and coOUoubat
150 Top dreeing old past urea witb
c coiuptiftt made up of such regetable
or peaty matter with lime, to which is
added as much bon dut as one can
aflbrJ, thoroughly worked over and
mixed, spread and harrowed in, will
make a wonderful tli.Tcreucc iu .be
vicld of gra..-.