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NO. 51.WHOLE NO. 841
JL J. IIIUNER,
Pfoprietor ai Editor.
J..J. STE W ART,
' HATES OF RtUCniPTION
1 Ose Tear, pylleia adroee.
Six Months, 44 j .....
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HEAD k FOOT ST0XES,&C
JOHN H. BUIS
fpKSDKKM bM coiiipliiiH iit to his friend
I atid tli pnblicuud in thin method would
hrin ti lh4r attention hi Pttcnded facilities
tut im ctiiijr demands in bi line of liusiness.
lie in now, prepared to furnish all kind of
!rivr ritineH. from the ;hea),st Head Stonen,
: to' the toHtlie!! jnmunients. Thoe prcfciinp
t vlvit and vry ioly work iit on hand, can
In- iM cnumHlatcd cm short tiin, htrictly in ac-
(irdiinci with specifications, draftfl. and the
tt-rniit ff the contract. SittiKfiution punrani
fi-i-d. He will not he understdd, North or
Eolith. Order Holictcd. Address,
I7;tf ! i JOHN II; UL IS. Salishnrr
Having nain Organized for
lilj.MNKStf, have juut .opened a
STOCK of GOODS,
cntiiTly new iind fresh, in the room
(oniHMly occupied hmIic Hardware Store,
and next door to liinglntui Sc Co., to
the iite prctioii of which I lit" y most cor
diully invite the public. Their j
w ns. carefully selected b)T ilie senior num
ber if t lie firm in person, nnd bought at
rat. e whith will enable them to Bellas
low, for CASH, as
iii the ''iytTir Oood of same quality.
Tln ir Stock in general, embracing
ull tlu various branches
driver ir 8, .Crockery Va re, Boots and
Shoe? ' Sole Leather, Calf and
. .liind'nuj Skin$, Grain and
(trass, ScythftrCap, fatter
j and Xule Paper,
KSYEioVKS, PEXS, INK, dr.,
and a beautiful assortment of
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i iiry irei nsturea o tneir , nbinty to
ft lllllO C-i I lr.ml nnrl .n...;..ll .. ..
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& f UOXI MEXTS, M
TO MBS, II
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1 11 r - 'M" i -. " ii-ccivcu, uy int; large crowu as- gooa oia otate are still in the hands ot our cause. We have longed lor peace
vile old friends and customer call and sembhd in front of the Fayetteville Hotel, honest legislators, (applause) and the pen- a real peace, since the sad days of Ap
.Wutg with them their acquaintances, j Mr. 13 said that he 'most cordially thank pie who pay taxes have still an assurance pomatics seven long years since. But
I hey expect and intend to maintain the ed them all for ihe very kind manner in that their rights will be protected against ! we have been misunderstood and vilely
repmuionj of: the Old Murphy House, which his name had been received. Al- the vile spirit of public plunder and rapa- j misrepresented at the North Either from
which is well known throughout Western though he had at first hesitated about city. (Applause.) indifference, the absoibiug love of money,
.Win Carolina All they ask is an ex-. coming to this grand demonstration, be- Although mostly behind the scenes, 1 or the advantage to be gained by parti
mn. nation of the.r stock and the prices, cause of some physical indisposition, and and not imich on the public stage in the zao misrepresentations, ws hive been
t,oul: l? Uow goods, so come right Ins constant labor in other duties in behalf great workhhrough which we have just 1 g.ossly misunderstood -nd roali-ned at
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timall projits, ready pay and
With a good
stock, low prices, fair
.iiiiih jt mi IIIIHII.II1. li iiiii inn r miv w ill
1 in ..A ' .1 -It
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7f 1 lr "f ,hc P',,b"
lp.-tronigo Hey a.e ... the market
e! .i n Pro,1;f '""J .wl'cit calls
jrum-botn sillers and buyers.
!! R.& A. MURPHY.
Salisbury.) March 23. 1872. f7-ll
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A. M. Stjiuvax.
J. P. Gowax.
rPHK undersigned having associated them-
J. selves io bujiiuess under the lirui name of
! A. M. SULLIVAN, CO.,
rl-TAVEntju-nM iu U. J. Holmes'! new build-a-liug.
jiou door to the Hardware Store,
; Where rhty will be pleased to meet old and
m w friends. They hav a magnificent room
,,t lie Iarge and jest in town and i
STOfJKl OF GOODS,
j r0iiritISIN3 a j7cral astortvumt. Ilard.
(,V wars excepted, and will irarranfee as
wd bargains a 1 can be sold by any House in
"tbe South, Thej will deal heavily U Groceries
Mid iwmnrry Pnidnce, bujfng and selliug, and
invite all who w sh either to buy or all to eall
jjoii ihem a. M.SCLLIVAlf A Co.
i Jsn 2tth. 1871 l:tf
Si 3Li 3SS
A -desirsbls Brick Rouse with 7 rooms and
n.i5 nef9'7 out houses i situated in the
t f drrib,e p4rt of To- Persons wishing
to purchane , can appl j at this office.
1 limpV ?
For th Watchman.
In perwirc dream, at ttriliphr, Mabel eat :
Her mien, the amber of declining dar
In pleaaing unta portraya love'a imprem there;
And picturea thought in all iu wondrous waj.
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The fairert tilly mingledwith the Rose,
Would typify her sareetjy smiline face
Warm tn her cheeks the health ofgirlhood glows
ttu cuerry up ner perfect Tiaage grace.
The gloomy Hemlock high on yonder knoll
In darkened outlines marks the airy flight
Of yonder snowy fowl that bears aloft
Her plighted Jove Vub- pleasure and delight,
The mifwive gone was not in wanton haste;
Fair Mabel knew the freaks of young-love
The hasty brush may mar the progress gained,
And thus its errors on the can rasa tell.
Stir, there she saf, while twilighulnk to night ;
fehe waits the faithful messenger's return :
Could she nugur the sad, responsive words, ,
She would not haste life's destiny to learn.
The trusty bird true to jit's calling flew
To carry for its mistress Love's sacred prize;
As faithful to her friend as if it knew
The love that in each silk-bound missive lie?.
Ere twilight ceased to gild the distant hills,
And it mellow glow fade from Mabel's brow.
She sees her feathered friend in humid flight
With beating heart she asks, whstf message
With eager hands she grasps the wonted note,
And hastens to undo its silken ties;
Though death hath placed thereon his gloomy
Still unrevealed the mournful message lies. I
"Adieu dear friend; before these dying words"
She reads, "shall reach thy thrice happy door,
All that resxnd in thy unsullied love,
Shall be to Mabel, and to earth, no more !"
Alas! Alas! poor Mabel ceased to read ;
A darkness stoie across her weeping eves;
And in the faint of death, hef pallid form
Had swooned her spirit to her lover flies!
Though Alfred weeps his Love to leave behind
10 urain me bitter cup ot lite alone;
But to his joy, while in the spirit-land,
She whispers, in death am Jyour own."
Grim Monster death ! the great unsated fiend,
now many vows are broken by his deal ;
Still discontent with Alfred's earlv dpnth
Hath placed on Mabel's heart his blackened
CONTINUATION OF THE PRO
GRAMME OF TUESDAY NIGHT.
Ths Inaasuration of the Campaign
oy me vrreeiev ana Drown
GEN. LEACn, SPEAKER JARVIS
AND F. H. HUSBEE ON THE
STAND AT FARMERS' HALL.
Great Enthusiasm Old Cumberland
Good tor Greeley bv at Zieast
Owing to :h sliort space of time at onr
disposal Tuesday night, to make the mail,
onr article m yesterday s issue was neces
sarily cut off at the most interesting stage
oi i ue proceeomgs.
As stated yesterday, Mr. Johu W. ;
Rose, a prominent young lawyer of
Fayetteville, introduced the Hon. D.-M.
Barringer, who came forward on the bal-'
8LBSTAXCE OF TITE REMARKS OF
BON. D. M. BARRIXGER.
As soon as the applause, with which
the introduction of the Honorable gentle-
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ni niir raiisp. p. now ri imfri thir iia t-aa
here to-night to witness this grand success
and the patriotic zeal and energetic spirit
by which it had been achieved. If there
was a cuy or town in our good old State,
fit.. I li.l n slASkVk Ma.yl . Ill
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inni iinu a ucru a im uvi ujilllt ill UOIU on
ma Tii-fi inn a it urn a I hu iiai.i.i
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,1,S,'n anire"ow"i 0 M city of Fay-
ettev.lle. Her people had been the friends
of freedom, and civil liberity, in its truest
and largest sense, since the davc nf tho
Ik frnlnlinn tn ihn iirusnnl linn. li'.. ...,i .
ville had been
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endeared to htm bv the
earliest and most pleasant associations of
his life. He was born and raised near
the great highway over which were trans
ported, in the earlier and most prosperous
days of this good old town, the rich pro
ducts of thcfertile valleys of the Yadkin
and Catawba ar:d a large portion of the
entire western part of this Slate. He was
familiar with that great wagon trade from
the west, which, like rich Aigosies had
once thrown the fruits of the labor of the
WcsMnio the lap of Fayetteville, adding
daily immense treasure to the wealth aud
prosperity once so fully enjoyed by her measured wQrds-and with deliberation, 1 chasm of war, and move on together,
merchants and her whole community. He that wd have achieved a substantial victo ; shoulder tothoulder, in the great slra
was endeared too, to this city, by the ry against the. most terrible odds and the ! gle for constitutional liberty aud free gov
recolfeftjons of early and permannent vilest influences-and against all that , ernment. (Applause.) Greeley and Brown
friendships formed with her rising young could ho brought tobear against the free- arc the Representative candidates of this
men m the spring-tide of life friendships dom of the ballot-box. We have a de- ' great party of good men, ready to merge
which endeaonlyby the death of so many ! cided unflinchrng majority of more than all the antipathies and antagonisms of the
of thorn in the years that are gone. Your twentyon joint ballot, and John Pool is ! past, for the good of the whole country.
Mnslows your Husaes- and others well no longer to misrepresent us in the Seuate j (Applause. ) 1 wish 1 had time, fallow
known iir your history, were my eompan- of the United $tates. (Great Applawe.) ci.izens, to tell you all I saw at Baltimore
ions m Acadcmie groves and College We hale unmistakably five of the eight but 1 have not.-(Cries of go on.) One
li alls In after life, also on the stage Congressmen from this State, good and thing I Mt and knew there, that this tick
et public action in our Legislature, and true men, that will do honor as in the el was the emblem or peace and good will
in Congress, I was the associate of your olden time - the better and purer days of if not to the whole world, certainly to the
XT . . .
j -.j jwui DUBirg . -yuur uuuuHi,
who sued renown on their State and en un.
at . . m
T . ; ' t - iKiuiiiiurr, urn riuiaiiuusui ounce, run neu 10 iuii privilege ana equal-
u -TS V J lUe -in thelexerciss of the great elec- ity with all who claim the proud an? un-
fully illustrated the .public spirit and tive franchise, can really decide who is 'doubted rights of any citizens of this great
ardent patriotism, for which your town the legally elected Governor ot North Republic Applause.)
and county, have always been so well Carolina, to be insUlled on the 1st of . How great tJ contrast between Phfla
known. Ah! I rcmeruber me, of the two, January oexi (Great applause.) I delphia anT Baltimore ! At the former
splendid Tolonteer companies, nobleyonng
men, from this brave old town and county
among the first to appear at the Capital
of yopr iotate, fully armed and equipped
aud ready to die for the cause of Southern
Independence and local self-government
a cause kliey believed to be right though
overwhelmed' with defeat and disaster,
only by the power of superior number and
reeou)-cejs. How gallantly they maintained
our cause on the battle field, and alas!
how many of them, bravely gave up their
lives in ;the bloody fight you all too well
and tooj sorrowfully know. And roost
fearfully have ycu suffered for your devo
tion to principle and patriotic duty ! Your
beautiful and flourishing city was laid in
ashes your country desolated your peo
ple impoverished oppressed, and worse
than allj humiliated, by the domination of
ignorance Incapacity, corruption and the
bad influence ot men, strangers and aliens
in interest and sympathy to us all, who
ciroe :to plunder and to rob an impover
ished conn tiy and to fatten on the spoils
of a conqtired people. To add to our
deep mortification, we have seen this
thieving,! dirty work of the carpet-baggers,
urged on and aided by some of our own
native population, for the miserable sake
of office and avarice and a most inglorious
ambition; In common, with the true and
noble people of the South, yon have borne
all this with the most patriotic as well as
patient jendcrance, a philosophic endur
ance which has challenged aud won the
admiration of the world, among civilized
nations, -and even the wonder, if not the
praise of our enemies at home and abroad.
At: the first mtment that yon had a
chance since the war, you triumphed, in
this city atid county, over all the power
and patronage of the government, most
unscrupuotisly used against you, in the
election of onr most excellent Conserva
tive ticket in 1870, which did you so much
honor and useful service in the last Leg
islature. And again in the great contest
of this year on the 1st of this month, against
still greater odds, and a still more unscru.
pulous use of government patronage and
influence, you succeeded in yonr county
ticket, and especially in the triumphant
re-election of one of the moat active, in
telligent and useful and working members
of the Senate of North Carolina, your
patriotic fellow-citizen, Wm. J. Troy.
1 lejoice, fellow-citizens, to he with you
to night. You have cause for joy and
greeting' for , bonfires, illumination, and
mutural congratulations. Our cause has
achieved a Substantial victory in North
Carolina While, because of gross fraud,
violations of the election laws, fraudulent
returns, intimidation of voters, appeals to
the fear s hopes aud avarice of timid and
weak-kn)?ed voters, aud all the influence,
power, njoney aud official patronage of the
governments. State and National, through
marshals, collectors and assessors, and
their deputies spies and detectives, from
the highest to the lowest and most infa
mous," in ;e very part of the
State ; while
even cabinet ministers aud
for Vice president himself, were brought
into the field against us, in the most"
shameless and unblushing audacity
against the freedom ot elections, and
we might well have expected under
all these adverse circumstances, an entire
deleat, yet we have won, agaiust all these
odds, a most substantial victory a victo
ry of the Intelligence, virtue and honesty
of the fax-paying people of North Carolina,
over itrnorance, omctal corruption, and
incapacity,. The Durse strings of our
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nasend q aw t r ...; i :
or egotism, ino man in ihe Sute has been
' e'o familiar j with the great odds against
which the good people, who only wished
honest; administration under good laws,
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n;lQ IO rniilPlin lluin mvnilt I waa in a
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poBiuoiiu. iiave aauy lnionnaiion oi au
ihe influences that were brought to bear
agatnst us, and how all the departments
of the. general government, even the Post
w.-w -'t"""i a uw c
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uti uiuvi, 10 uk iree, umrammeiiea ana
uususncctcd. erhnloved all tllft mpAIIS in
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uieir power 10 aeieat an honest expression
of Ihe people of this State at the ballot
In tfie position to which I was called by
the State Convention, at Greensboro, by
the representatives of the freer and intelli
gent voters of North Carolina, I had
opportunities', to know what we had to
contend agaitist and endeavored, as far
as in me lav. to counteract it. I Iiavp
tried to do myi duty. (Applause.) (And
cries of "you have done your duty noblv.")
And ifw. I repeat fellow-citizens. in
uc.epaonc-to our Otate, (applause.)
Ana w nave come
frnd ;-i..i ..j :,i.:. r
would not, fellow-citizeDS, knowingly do
injustice to any man, niich less to a
whole people, bat I say tdjrou to-night,
that from information received from vari
otis parts of the State, Ireiily believe
that if the ballot-box of the 1st of August
be thoroughly purged of tell fraud and
illegal voting, oar State ticlet, headed by
Judge Merrioion, is fairlf elected by the
honest and legal voters of North Carolina.
(Great applause.) Will j yon submit
quietly to these frauds and violations of
the law made by your Representatives 1
(Cries of no, no.) Don't yon think the
election ought Co be contested I (We do,
we do, in one universal slmnt ) We want
nothing but an honest, full and fair inqui
ry. If Caldwell is duly elected Governor
then let him be so declared and sworn in,
for the next four years, hoytver distaste
ful it may be to the intelXgent and tax
paying portion of the people of North
Carolina, inai s ngiiij ana u Jierriraon
and onr ticket are faiily elected, alter a
fair and honest canvass of the votes, then,
in the name of truth, justice, law and the
people's rights, we demand that he and
they be sworn into office as the lawful
representatives of the people of North
Carolina. Great applause and cries of
that s right and we'll have it so. ill
you quietly submit to fraud, and the nttcr
dcetiuction of the elective franchise,
lies at the very foundation of yourliberties?
no, never J. ell, then, do you umnnd
an investigation into these frauds bv the
Legislature ? We do. You are right,
fellow-citizens, and I tell you now, that if
you quietly submit to these great outrages
on the ballot and gross violation of the
elective laws, you will never have a fair
and free election in North Caioliua. Good
people will turn away in despair, if not
disgust, with this great bulwaik of our
liberties, as it ought to be, and would be,
if honesty supported and maintained in
all its strength and purity. Applause.
No, fellow citizen?, we cannot, we must
not, as freemen and patriots, submit to
these outrages on the ballot, if wc wish
to maintain our liberties, whenever a fair
and just ground for iuvestiga'ion h laid
before the Legislature. The ballot must
be kept not only pure but unsuspected.
We have cause, therefore, my fellow
citizens, to rejo;ce and congratulate each
other over what has been done. But onr
work is not all yet done. We roust now
clear the decks for the great figbt in No
vember a fiiht for Constitutional libera
ty, honest administration, local self gov
eminent against central desuostism, for
peace and good will against strife hatred
legislative war, and all the imminent dan
gers which now threaten the liberties o
our countrv. Jever nm trpmin
more nowciful mo'.ives for exertion and
self sacrifice. Fmio one end of the coun
try to the other, the true men of the land
the patriots of every party and name
have responded most nobly to the invo
cation in behalf of liberty, and peace and
constitutional law and govin.ment. Ap
plause.j 1 here is a great uprising au
upheaval of the people, a gathering to
gether of the good rren of all parties
Applause. Old Whigs and old Demo
crate, (. oi seivalives and Republicans, are
burying the dead issues of the past, and
rallying in defence of liberty and the
Constitution, as understood by ourfalhers
with full ai.d statesmanlike recognition o
the changes which have been made by
the results of the war, and the inevitable
logic of -events. Applause. And we arc
ei'courared to fo on in this treat, work.
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ill - on 1 1 iin iiiuiiinn w i iiu r non f a
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' which we had expected, we have suffered
all the wrongs of hostile legislation and
bia.r w. r ate against our peop'e, their
' interests and prosperity. But the dawn
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of a better day, a brighter era beams np
on us. or the hi st time, iu these seven
long years of trial and oppression, we feel
that the North is in real caruest for peace
and good will between the sections, not
me uuiiuw unu cant purasc oi iei us
have peace." w hen no peace is meant, ex-
oanl tlio li.um ivliw.li m.u nniol .wl -
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dcriu Warsaw, ijnt a real fraternity be-
tween the North and the South, and the
East and West and every portion of this
great Republic, where all men and
ail States are, under the Constitution,
to be recognized, only on the platform
of perfect equality. (Applause.) I have
felt this iu my heart and mind, since
Cinciuanti aud Baltimore, when I saw
men, heretofore, antagonistic in sentiment
aud opinion, cordially symphathize with
each other, and from every section eager
i tnclasn !.., nemj...d till on ih l.hwl
Uuued Stateb, and that under its success
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l5iTVC,m wr.U,e offic bolder eon.
"" mo uvmioauon, as toon as It WM 1
maae a. everybody knew before bow it !
wouia oe made, what a nu-i A. A
witnra.1 Thedroo eurt.i - Juki
drawn, and then appeared in the near duj. I
unce. a man on horseback, in fall militarw!
costume, booted and spurred with iwoS
and marshal', baton, panW '
-surrounded by none o J& ?a?f ?of
rw... t. Li s?l Yr ef,l'.,em ot, !
a-' - - wm uwrar-u wr u fi inn inaiMi .
covered with the iosimi. nf i
war. At Baltimore, the emir. , "
was reversed. When the nomination waa
made' by a free and unrestrained public
j J . a
ocuumeni, aua wuen the curtain was lik
wise withdrawn, what met th r
the admiring multitude! Not the War-
horse and martial rider, but a simple, and
beautiful farm house with ornamented
grounds and picturesque scenery, a happy
family-group, and conspicuous among
them the honest countenance fa man who
bad dignfied. adorned and elevated his
country by the power of his pen, mightier
man Ihe sword, and by a long life of de
votion to the civic arts of peace, agricul
ture, commerce and manufactures, the
cause of education, the study of govern.
rarnt and gomi ot mankind. ( Applause
in the loreground ot the oue picture, stood
a man who was only a warrior and noth
ing else in life. Iu the. other, a great
civilian, scholar, politician, statesman.
philosopher, everything in lact.buta war
rior, who is not only not needed in times
of peace, but without knowledge in civil
flairs, is a great misfortune to a Repub
I he great want of the times, in the
administration of public affairs, is an Aon
est man, in the Piesident office ("That
is so. ) Mr. Urteley is emphatically an
honest man, in public and private life.
His bitterest enemy will not gainsay this.
No human being has ever yet doubted his
personal integrity. (Applause.) Iu his
high office, he will neither steal, take,
presents, for himself or family, or allow
others, under his control, to do so
We will at 1-ast, all feel that we have
an honest administration and that is a
great deal in these degenerate times. You
all know how we have suffered from dis
honesty in pablic affairs in North Cam
lina. ("I reckon we do, and paid for it
too.") There is great comfort in this pros
pect. Besides Mr. dreeley is a very re
maikable man for ability, his knowledge
of public affairs aud public men his
wisdom and great experience. He is
woderful self made man, and unlike
many self made men, socalled, he has not
turned fool, but hath wisdom increased by
years of knowledge and mental toil aud
labor, all his sympathies are for the bene
fit and improvement, the amelioration of
the condition of all manwna. ma philo
sophy is humanitarian but duly compt.u.id
ed with good cr mmon sense aud knowl
edge of men things as they are in the
world. Perhaps no man in America, now
living, has so impressed his character aud
opinions on the mind of this country or
age, as honest Horace Grcely. The
judgment of posterity will do him this
high honor. I wish I had litre to say
more about him. I know him well. I
served in Congress with him. His very
eccentricities of opiniou are all on his side
of virtue and humanity and in sympathy
for the good f mankiud. In time of war,
while he was for its vigorous prosecution
as long as it was inevitable, he was always
the friend f peace with the South, and
made no secret cf his opinions. Aud
when the bloody sliife closed he was op
enly, iu his first utterances, for mercy and
magnanimity, and he declared his opin
ions and his faith, in the face of the world,
by deeds of courage, generosity and stat
manship and real friendship for the oulh
aud its leaders, that no other Northern
man dared to exhibit. He not only went
bail fr Jifieison I).i- in the kce
of an embittered North, but even propos
ed a commission of good and great men
of both sections to settle, on amicable
ble terms, the difficult questions between
us, nnd named as one if
this hi.Ii Com
mission out own great and noble and im
mortal Gen. L- e. ( jreat applause.)
li at other .Norilirm mm then dared to
do so bold and patiioticadeed? Buteuough
of this, fellow-citizens. (Cries of go on )
No. 1 must stop. Greeley and Biown,
your representative champions, are states
men, patriots, honest men whatever their
i a a a
opinions, they are known to the world.
There is no concealment. Raise high,
then, the banners which proclaim our
piinciples. Inscribe upon them fraterni
ty equality liberty. Iu these signs,
you shall conquer. Lit our watchwoid be,
work, work. Organize in every country
and township. Open wide the door for
m r.iits Rally i he et tji.s. Stand firm but
united as one man in a common canse, for
the good of our common country. Purify
the temples of liberty which our fathers
made, but which have been turned into
dens of theivts. I know, here, in Fay
etteville and in Cumberland, from the
spirit this night shown, that yon will do
your duty in November (We will, we
will.) But let us call on all our brethren
in North Carolina, for the sake of peace,
and liberty, aud honest and good govern
mont, to do likewise. Our great partj
every honest and good man in North Car
olina expects us to do our whole duty on
the 5 h of Xormd-cr next. Let this be
done and all tcill be tccll.
(Loud and prolonged applause at the
end of which, three-cheers were given for
the Hon. the Chairman of the Sute Demo
cratic Conservative Executive Commmit
tee.) Notwithstanding the temporary check
which Chicago received from the great
conflagration, the new city directory for
1872 coutains 25,000 more uames thsn
last year's issue, and sbjws a total of
400,000 residents in ths I-ke City.
Samuel Cole, for many years chief of
the Pension Office at Wsshioton, D. C.
j died at Lyons, N. Y-, recently.
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suppose was not materially different from
the general state of other country towns.)
I will attempt to describe. Id ths win-
J ter season the dinners were generally oni-
lorm ; me am course was a dish of broth
generally called porridge ; these generally
bad a few beans in them, aud some dry
summer savory scattered in. The second
courts was an Indian puddinr wKh sauce
iu inira was a aub or botfod pork and
bevf, with round turnips for sauce. Po
tatoes were then a scarce article, ihrre
bushels being considered as a very large
crop ; and I waa a considerably larce lad
before I ever saw a potato as atv
hen's eee. For auDoers and brVf,.t.
they general!y bad a dish of the same
broth, those who had milk which were
not many in the winter; bad that with
toasted browu bread or roasted anrdeafor
breakfast, and hasty pudding for sapper.
For an exchange they sometimes had a
basin of sweetened cider with toasted
bread in it, with a piece of cheese. On
Sabbath day morning ihey renerallv had
chocolate, coffee,' or bohea tea; the choco
late and coffee sweetened with molasses,
the tea with brows sugar; wiih it they
had pancakes, doughnuts, brown toast,
some sort of pie some of all of them.
Dinuers they had none; but immediately
after the afternoon service they had a
supper, a roast goose or turkey, a roast
spare rib or a stew pie and this was the
common course through the winter season.
In the spriug and summer they generally
oo week days had milk for supper and
breakfast. For dinners (then potatoes
were generally gone and round turnips
were too piihy to tat) they ued French
turnips till greens came, and then-' greens
were used for sauce till peas and green
beans were ready for rse. As for flour it
was a thing unknown; at that lime 1
doubt there ever having been a barrel of
flour in the town. Every farmer broke
up a piece of new ground and sowed it
with wheat and turnips, and would raise
from five to fifteen bushels of turnips.
'I'l.i. -.1 .U-
a ma wuen oy iuc ncip oi inc save was a
substitute for flout .
In general, men, old or young, who had
got their growth, had a decent coat, vest
and small clothes, and some kind of fur
l't the - t Lty4-f an4
would last half an age ; old men had
great coat and a pair of boots, the boots
generally lasted for life ; for common use
they had a long jacket or what was called
a fly coat, made something liko our snr-
touts, reaching down about half way the
thigh ; a striped jacket to wear under it
with a pair of small clothes like the coat.
These were made of flannel cloth fulled.
but not sheared ; flannel shirts and stock
ings and thick leather shoes ; a silk hand
kerchief for holydays, which ould last
ten years. In the summer lime a pair
of wide trowsers (now out of use) reach"
ing half way from the knee to the ancle ;
shoes and stockings were not worn by the
young men and but by few old men iu
farming business. As for boys, as soon
as they were taken out of their petticoats
1 a a m
lliey were put into small cl tlies, winter
or summer. This continued until long
trowsers were introduced which were then
called tongs; they were but little differ
ent from our present pantaloons. There
were made of tow cloth, liuen or cotton
and soon were used by old men and
young through the warm season ; at last
they were made of flannel cloth and of
thick cloth and were the general cost a me
of the winter. Yoang men never thought
of great coats, and surtouta were then un
knot n. I recollect a neighbor of my fa
ther's who had four sous between 19 and
30 years of age ; the oldest got a pair of
boots, the second a surtout, the third a
watch, and the fourth a pair of silver buc
kles. This made a neighborhood talk,
and the family were considered as on the
high road to insolvency.
As for the w omen, old and young, they
wore flannel gowns in the winter; the
young women wore in the omruer short
wrappers or shepherdess, and aboat their
ordinary business did not ware stocking's
and shoes ; they were generally contenU-d
with one calico gown, but they usually
had a caliraanco gown, another nf camblet
aud some had them made of poplin. The
sleeves were short, and did not come be
low the elbow ; on holy days ihy wore
one, two or thiec nifties on each arm, the
deepest of which were sometimes nine or
ten inches; they wore long gloves coming
up to the elbow, secured by what were
called glove-tightens, msde of horse hair -Round
gowns had not then com in fash
ion, so they wore aprons, made of check
ed linen, cotton, and for holy day use, ot
white cotton, long lawn or cambric. 1 hey
seldom wore caps
hen shout their ordi-
L . .1 t Lin!..
in miwir in fa dress: one was
strap cap, which esme under the chin and
was there tied : ihe other was called round
cord cap snd did not come over lbs ears.
nary business, oui iucj uu i - 'uuri'rtihf unccti mnuibn i,u i
one of which they wore when ihey meant 'fbre tltv found the clerk bu.
They wore ihiea: lestnei, mm leaioer iuu al ork-
broadcloth shoes, sll with heels sn inch j ..j lDoacht you told me you had also
snd a half high, with peaked toes turned I thm LaLora," said Mr. Swain,
up iu a point st the loe. They generally i j U4Te jd ihe offended sabscri
hsd small, very small muffs, snd soma r
wore mss ks The principal amusements j 4 th stsppags. Ths Lxi-
of the voung men were wrestling, running CK tremi u be going ou."
snd jumping or hopping three hop- "Oh !" I mean to say that is, that I
Dancing was eooswerea ss s qwaiiucwiwn
of the first importance, especially siep
tunes, sueh as Old Fstber George, Cspe
Breton. High Betty Msriin sua u imhi-
ine Uorupip. At tbeir balls dancing
was a prindpsl exercise ; also singing
songs snd a number of pawn plsya, such
as breaking sad setting the pof aeck.
-Diw-r uw Mtion. ace.
At the Ua I aUada ta
did l coosider it as a hardship or def
radaiioa to walk fire or sis atOcs U taeat
io j j there was do chaise, or any sort cf
wagoa or sleigh ia the towsj. I recollect
lbs first chaise that passed throegb, aa4
It asads a rreatte woodermmt tttli
appearance of a mammoth. PeopU wefrti
puxaled lor a nasne. st last the ealVd h
a calash A horse that mmA ftk
dollars was considered as of first quality;
snd a horse mors than uios years old was
considered as little or no valus. A far
mer generally killed from three to fire
rme whi'h would weieh fioaa fir
eight score each, bt it was au extraordi
nary bog that would weigh nine scot:
Acute levers were much soore freoseot
thtu than at this lime. The prisetl fe
vers wers what was called the Wag sr
slow fever, which would ran 35, 40 or &0
diys before it formed s crisis; thrrs was
also the clow nervous fever, which rsu
generally looijer than the long fever. Cat
cootumptioos were much less frequent
then than now, unless it was with very
old people. In the year 1764, a yoeg
man fell into a com a rapt ion ; be was be
tween twenty and thirty years 4 age, sad
it passed for a wonder that a yosnf tt.su
should fall iuto a cons uaspuon.
The above account of the misners aud
customs of old times was writ tew about
lorty years ago; since which lis they
have changed very much.
In what part ot the country this was
written we do not know, but Drrsams h Is
about ss spplicable to this as soy other.
We are told by old people that s&xay
years ago when the merchants laid b
their stock of gtods in PhiUddphlr. a
common shot bag full of coffee was Cou-
tidered a great supply ; and the man who
purchased pound was thought extrava
gant. It was appropriated to the use cf
the sick, and regarded more as s medicine
than aa an article of diet. Many tneu
grew up and had lamilies who had never
How long is s striug ? How larre is a
piece of chalk, or rock or any thiog !
How large is s load of hay ? How run. .
wood iu a load, when the tai.Jrd
loo near together, some slicks are loti.
some short, some crocked, making laigw
uoiiows I cat s load is a load if there is
nothiug in it.
How roach will the soul of that man
weigh, which may be put into ths shell U
a tobacco seed and rattle like a child s toy f
We once knew a man. of whom a iM-.
aJm! said that it was not necessary for
his doctrine to be true to save his soul.
for it was so small that it was not worth
If s man is poor, snd has a Urge fami
ly tbst he cannot support by his labor,
how many dogs can he keep T Ths nam
ber is generally in the iuvcrse ratio to s
How many gold chains, rings, breast
pins, Ace, can a man ware how sawch
can be spend io luxury, who has horrvw
ed money from the poor, hardy sod indus
trious, sod then has taken ths henetsf
the "homestead" law or has goo Into
bankruptcy, snd has cut off all his debut
How can s man honestly and witkoal
putjury, do all this, and then corns oat
owning the best fsrm in his county ; de
fying his creditors T
How ranch will a church flourish that
has such men at the Lead of its sflajrs,
and among its rfficrrs administering the
sacrament to their creditors, so defraud edf
How much salt to Jteep the world (mm
corruption in a church, when it morality
is below that of the world I
A fTHoVi STATEMENT.
''That man should take Bp the cross,
that sin should be atoixd for, are ideas
that dwell in ha man nature; ih-y were so
diffu-d among the Savages io America,
that Li Ch-ry believed that some of lb
apostles had viited America."
So says Bancroft, tLe historiaa, Vol
II 1. page
"STOP MV PAPhR!-
Illuftrating the fearful eouseqsrures of
this highly retributive measure, th
Philadelphia PoT tells the following spoil
the LtOoEa of that ci'V :
This fearful threat reminds US of s
story about Mr. Swain tears ago, wbeu
he was the proprietor of lb I,viGKB. By
his couroe in regard to some public matter
he hid nfft tided a number of readers, ci
ot whom he rort on Cbesnut street and
thus accosted him :
"Mr. Swain, I've stopped the Lr.U
r.EK" "What is lha sir ?"
"I've topj-U the LrtxiEK," was ths
"Great heavens I" said Mr. Swsin, ' .t :
dear sir. that won't do. Come wti. .
to the ofbee. 1 u must 1 ..
nd. takinc ibe man wiih h.ia 5
1 .'11 1
then ihey ascended l the ijiWiii
rooms ana composing rooius aocri wit
waa aa usual: Daallr they descended ta
n! rooms where the engiuscr Were
j ab htd .topped taking it."
"Is that slip exclaimed Mr. Swaiw.
MWhy, nay dear sir. you dou't know how .
yea alarmed me. As for your Individual
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