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SALISBURY N. C, JANUARY, 7, 1875
NO. 64.WHOLE NO. 68
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,Tk J. STEWART
I Of swosV be owe '
t tts theuie W W
Msy she bosff fc3 i'.t
trjtmnmwi b tie
Her Tlpt the 'ast kiss gtvisi;;- -
The fairy Huh, ordaiuU tt i.nue
Betwixt the dead and llvi g.
I Diamonds. I seeti conversing, whom they wonld
Two ipttilmnns of diamonds found by
ftaTaOtr It fcrliilTlOh
0 SAB. payable in ad van-. . . .
Sil MoKTHS, " "
I Capito an add res l,,-u
n.aYcARio advaoes .$5.00
.-t amuiiE (linen) Ons insertion $100
-r ' a two " 1.60
for s cresler nnmWr of insertion
gVVmtt HpecUl notices 25 per cent, more
In reaiiUr tvertieinenis. rveaomg nonce
5 oentn per line for each and every minion
Or good or bad, or bright or sad.
What were this world without her 1
Tie the infidel that hoots at hell.
And sneers the most about her,
Win. mother, daughter. Bible dear.
My stay when Joy's bet eft me
These, scoffers, tbou a least most spare ;
They're all that sow is left me,
Love melts and trembles on my tongue,
And thrills in ev'ry vein, sir
For aught bat toes my lyre's unstrung
I can't fofget the s rain, sir
Lov for uiy God and ail that' right.
And Lov fur darling Woman ;
Love for her charms, that cheer the sight.
And consecrate the human.
Now, 'mongst the worlds of pretty girls
That swarm through old Rowan, sir.
Let ev'rr youth but plight his troth.
And straight become a man. sir ! .
Then sing, good wives, and babies squall
I bear the coming Grangers !
They're marching, charging down the wall
Like Davy Crockett's Bangers !
E. P. H.
AesS imbedded in the itocoLmite of
tlafv: sandstone M Brssil settled Use long
saaotec qutCJfejs of the matrix nt natural
vtgto at that (rj, Uiamond. are par
tides of par eertxto cry rallied at a oer
tain temprrarure, caused by volriariic ac
tion which has upheaved nil the ledges of
Itaeolnmite or elastic sandstone toon on
Uie face of the globe. If ibis precise de
gree f beat should by any irruption or
convulsion of nature be applied to thryt J
vast storehonses of carbon, the coal ftabsVi
of the west, there is no telling the amount
of diamond crystals that might be pro
duced. But it seems that this exact
amount of beet is newer attained save ha
the iteenlamite formation and whenever
loose diamonds are found in sands or in
conglomerate formations they prove the
exit- iter of large quantities imbedded in
itaeolnmite in the neighborhood. When
ever that formation is upheaved, there
fore, we may look for diamond deposits
near by. As yet no efforts have been
made to bore into the itaeolnmite forma
tion itself for these gems. But aa it is a
graunla silieious rock of laminated struc
ture distinguished by its peculiar flexi
bility, sheets of it bending back and fourth
as if loin ted. there is no reason why it
should not be worked to advantage in
searching for diamonds. Ledges of it are
found in Georgia, and North and South
Carolina, and diamonds of great value
bave been picked ap in the first named
and comforts of fresh eatra. butter, milk.
. a S . a . a I . . . . .
minx tiivitiny to neir nouses and intro-1 fruits, ate., that they would have to pay
during to their friends, and whose very high prices for if they lived in towns, or do
iwuiro mr nuuiu nw UKninni tu uuiik i w .now , I mrma
society as associate and equals. Every
book that one reads, no leas pan every
dinner due eats, becomes part and parcel
of the Individual, and we ean .no more
read without injury an tin wholesome book
or periodical than we can eat tainted meat
and not suffer thereby. Just as there are
everywhere stores full of candy and cake.
and liquor and tobacco and spices, so
there aie everywhere books, newspapers,
and mags sines fellf the veriest trash,
sod aboundiug in feery thing boys and
-bonld not rea$. And jut as the
healthful stASSjtebe, passing all these per
ntcinw baits, will choose sound ailment,
so the healthful niod will reject the un
w holes, me litara.are current everywhere,
and aeiect saok Tfabxms fO intrinsically
THE GRANGERS. .
What a pity man cannot look about
the fallen fruit which strews the ground ;
and stop not at the sight of the tree which
grew it but allowing his mental vision
flight, catch inspiration from the contem
No, gentle sseu, if you but study bow
well you are off you will be ashamed of
yourselves in attempting to get up a war
on middle men : for if you sacs
and ruin, we say decidedly you must be
content with the harvest which It
We turn to the old Mosaic law. It
gave to families portions of land in
accordance with the numbers in each
God made the earth to subsist his crea
ture, and the imperious law of necessity
will soon teach you, you do not own it
if you do not boo it for the purpose lor
which it was created.
We tell von riebt frank lv wa intend to
enjoy the fruits of the earth, and no elan
shall monopolise them.
Tour proposal is absurd and rodiculous
It is absurd to yourselves, if you but pon
der over it ; to displace middle men now
existing, and create new ones, of your
own appointment, would be Tike plowing
up an old garden which had grown for
: years, and planting in lien thereof a new
of Ed en too, North Carolina.
27. Aa act for extending the saretias
osj the hood - of John L. Hsrriss, lata
Sheriff of Parson snooty, fun her time to
settle with the Public Tr
28. An ad to re enact
. W 26 and 27 of chapter 32 of
m a a
one, whose bushes could yield neiiner
1 1 i t o i,. lit , . I A we.aw
plative mercy of the lavish bounty which ZTZTt , T ""V" T ;
!ZTa a .i.u i j plsced for at least a decade. Corruption
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bim. Nrt for him alone do the trees bear
THE FAVORITE HOME REMEDY
Is eminently a Family Medicine ; and by be
in Scot ready for Immediate resort will save
Btaav an boor of suffering and many a dollar
m ties and doctors' bill.
After over Forty Year trial it is still re
ceiving the most unqualified testimonials to its
virtues from persona of the highest character
sod responsibility. Eminent physicians com
mand it a the roost
all diseases of the Liver, Stomach and
"Father, what does a printer live on f"
"Live on t the same as other folks,
of course. Why do you ask, Johnny T"
"Because yon said you hadn't paid any I states the following facts in regard to the
The First and Last Battle.
A correspondent of the Raleigh News
SBSBBB asmvaw SI W . 1 a
ie siaaiUMS oi L,iver compiaim are
a Witter or bad taste in the mouth ; Pain in the
Back, Side or Joints, often mistaken for
Rheumatism ; Sou a Stomach ; Loss of Appe
tite; Bowels alternately costive and lax;
Headache : Loss of memory, with a painful
sensation of having failed to do something
which ought to have been done ; Debility. Low
Spirits, a thick yellow appearance of the Skin
and Kyes. a dry Cough often mistaken for Con
Sometime many of these symtom attend the
diseass, at others very few ; but the Liver, the
largest organ in the body, i generally the se
ef the disease, and if not Regulated in time,
great suffering, wretchedness and DEATH will
thing for yonr paper and the printer still
sends it to you.
"Wife, spank that boy."
"I shan't do it."
III! .. U I. .... w-. o r. . "'
"No reason? Yes there ie. Spank
him, I tell you, and put him to bed."
"I si- .i t do any such thing. What in
ar i . w
the world do you want htm spanked for 1"
"He is too smart."
"Well, that comes of your marrying
me." . '
For DYSPEPSIA. CONSTIPATION, Jann-
dlee, Bilinu attacks, SICK HEAD VCH. Colic,
Depre-sion of Spirits, SOUR STOMACH,
Heart Burn. Ac.. Ac
Th Cheapest and Purest Family Medicine in
the world ! . -
Manufactured only by
9. h SBZurjr e oo.f
Macon Ga., and Philadelphia.
Price $1.00. Sold by all Druggists.
"What do you mean t"
"I mear just this, (hat the boy is smar-1 Bethel Battle, and all subsequent
ter than his father, and vou can't deny it. I thereto, will also trace and ft the
late. war. North Carolinians fought the
first bailie at Bethel, Va . on the 10th of
June, 1861, aid the last battle in Hay
wood county, N. C, on the 5th of May,
1665. Here is the statement, and we
think it is correct :
"North Carolinians will ever feel proud
of the glorious record our soldiers made
during the late unfortunate war, and
those who have old unpublished records
of onr gallant 'Tar Heela' should give
the same to the world. The historian,
as be gives and assigns to North Carolina
soldiers the front picture in the first
their luxurions fruit; not for them only
who own the orchards do the rich clusters
weigh their boughs. Man's' greatest good,
for plenty, and for eouviviality, and re
ciprqei'y, is with that fulness, and freedom
to use, and disburse, which, like the man
na from heaven, or the fallen waters from
ill creep into your organisation ; your
appointments will spoil on your band ;
your chosen men will bo crude and liable
to imposition They will bo raw and
disappoint yon in your expectations of
integrity ; J or corruption engenders more
in the spoils qf office than when it rests- on
the basis of its own accredited reputation,
which has been pained by the creditable
the smitten rock, which go-bed with sucb dealings oj many years
He knows enough to see that a man,
printer, or no printer can't live on nothing ;
and should think you would be ashamed
of yourself not to know as much."
(WbIttbm for thb Watchman.)
FOLKS AT THE FAIR.
Bald Mountain labors with a mouse !
Ball Grant has gored his shadow !
Fred Flea baa challeuged Leonard Louse !
Fan Frog pipes in the meadow !
Bat stranger far "than theae. than all,"
This news from V'eym-1 -0 ?
Dragged head and heels by fair ones' call
Here comes my third greet Canto !
With Mother Goose I've lingered long
With Isaac Watt and Byron
Intent to catch the spark of ug. '
And build th poet fire on !
With Cleopatra, eleu. Eve.
Kate Fir-Id and Beisy How - wow
I've talked and talked and made believe,
la spiritualistic pow-wow !
Tis all iu vain on "rsgged edge
Of dark despair" I bang, sir ;
Alas 1 My lyre, untuned bv sge.
Gives forth a doubtful twang, sir.
But. blsst the thing. 111 make it ring
From Baltimore to Cadiz !
"Folks at the Fair" could never dare
To leave unsung the ladies !
God bless their souls ! th buttered rolls
Of streak -ed joy and sorrow !
Which man gulps down, half done or brown,
ft And sad digests to-morrow !
FerSrhat reeks Love T 'tis far above
All thoughts of death God save it !
Mo matter what the apple prove, ;
Bo Madams Evs but gave HI
f slug with Horsce that old brick :
'Haw gentle Venus, spare ma ;
' Nor. sober, married, forty, sick,
With youthful fires ensnare me ;
Spread round young bloods, your blooming
And Grecian forms sal rasas t
And 1st my pen ana ink, like doves ;
Chaste revel in their grates."
Bat never mind I'm not stoae blind-
In fasoys airy beams, sir.
Why ouMaot I, before I die.
Indulge some pleasant dreams. SHU
Whan down the street, all fresh and
Soft floats the village maiden
Ha unarms all rife for a goodly wife.
And o blissful homo's blast Aiden I
What Shall We do with
Teach them self-reliance.
Teach them to make break.
Teach them to make shirts.
Teach them to foot up store bills.
Teach them to wear thick, warm shoes.
Bring them up in the way they should
Teach them whow to wash and iron
ww a t - 'at .1 a . a .
leach them bow to make their own
Teach them that a dollar is only u bun
Teach them how to darn stockings and
sew oii buttons.
Thesch them everyday, dry, bard,
practical common eense.
Teach them to say No, and mean it
or Yes. and stick to it.
Teach them to wear calico dresses and
do it like queens
6ivt. tn'in a good, substantial common
Teac-li ilum that a good ios romp is
worth fi1 V romsuniptive.
I- Tetich them to regard the moral aod
nol the Btujpey of I heir jheaitX.
Teach them all the rnst ia of the.
kitchen, the -diuuiug-iooui aod the i t r -.
Teach them that the more oue lives
within his income the more he will save.
Teach tin in lo have nothing to do with
intemperate and dissolute young men.
Teach them farther oue lives beyond
!- ii-eouv- ih- nearer he gets to the poor-
11 I upon it that upon
historic fact that in the high lands of
Western North Carolina, by North
Carolina soldiers, was fought the last
battle eat of the Msetssippi Uiver fir the
Lo t Cause the troops being comman
ded by Col James B. Love, ol Jackson,
tbe Senator from the 4 2d Distiict.
This battle was fought on the, 17h of
April, 1865. at Mill Creek, M Do well
county, N. U , and was
couinu abundance that man and beast
might drink, and lave and live. We go
ont into tbe forest and listen to the merry
making of tbe breeze in the forest foliage.
The sun and dew and rain and wind, com
bine with the eeaknts earth to grow the
spontaneous, gigantic foreat. We do not
hear the ground complaining thai those old
oaks will impoverish her to give them
beauty and majetsty and verdure. Oh
no I Autumn comes with the erisping
frost; the leaves curl aud wither, and
die, aud fall to the earth. The old mother
is getting back with heavy interest the
generosity of her bounteous bosom's loving
This footstool would be badly off with- 1
out tbe sheltering beauty and utility of
the woodland, which drinks up tbe malaria
and breaks the terror of the storm, and
invites tbe shower, and holds in trust the
tre isn res of the heavens, which go out to
! fruciily and bless the teeming plain, and
bear on the foaming crest the merchant
man, wbhpVis the glory and boast of a
could we do without 7 1 he
Belter scatter your consignments among
many commission merchants, than risk
the hazard of one or a few chosen men
oujyoiir part acting as yonr receivers, and
iu their failure swamp you all.
When you dicard present acting agents
you cripple thnm iu business, which will
recoil ou you for as a vagabond is m
nuisance to society, or a pest-bouse or
rookery is damaging to the moral atmos
phere where they exist, so too are tbe
failures of those who go do wo in a crash,
to sink others with them ; for they must
subsist and tbe well-to-do must feed
S9. Resolution to appoint a Joint Se
lect Committee to make a list of bonds
and co upon a in tbe Treasurer's office.
30. An act to allow Clifton Ward, late
Sheriff of Sampson county, a credit of
$402 on account of Stats taxes for tbe
tl. An set concerning the Board of
Commissioners of Wako nosmty.
39. An act to extend the tisso of tbe
Sheriff of Franklin county to settle with
tbe Public Treasurer.
33. An act to reoset and
tions 115, IfoTTlT, and 1IB of
M - a aaaa? at
31 of toe Kevtsed Unus, concerning
removal of eases.
34. Resolution on adjournment.
3ft. Resolution concerning the survivors
tbe Mexican war.
36. Resolution in regard to filing
4, sec. 6
38. n net iu relation to public arm.
39. An set to amend an adt entitled an
act to incorporate the. Cape Fear Agri
cultural Association, ratified tbe 13 h day
of April, 1S69.
40. Resolutions of instruction to our
Senators and Representatives in Congress,
concerning the tax levied and collected
on spirits of turpentine after the lata war.
41. Resolutions of instructions to the
Senators ana Members of the House of
Representatives in Congress from North
48 An aet for tbe relief of Edward
W Taylor, Tax Collector of Brunswick
43. An aet for the relief of the Sheriff
of Halifax county and his sureties.
44. An aet to so borise tbe County
Commissioners of Tyrrell county to nail
tbe present poor-house lot aud purchase
45 An act in relation to too Wake
county work-house or honse of correction
81. Resolution to print all laws
at this session of the General Assembly
snd all bills dispoo of.
82. Joint usslutluu
Battle's Reviaal for too use of tbe
asm rxouso of Msswsssatatives.
S3. Kesoluitoo of mum utile, to
84 Joint resolution for tern rsissf oriko
8ft. An act supplemental to an sot to
entitled so act to
charter of tbe
Company, passed at session 4 ISC-?
and ratified au tbe lOvb day of April,
86. Aa aet far the relief of Jos Hor
too, lata 3bvif of Watauga county.
87. Au sot to smsasd an aet entitled aa
aot to i at suBUsh a Wsm i ia ef Immigtatisa
Statistics and Agiumiusra. remaps '
88 An act for the gsssial rsiisi of
Sheriffs and Tax ColUctora.
89. An aet for making valid carta rn
irregularities ia tbe entries of land
90. An aet to repeal chapter 166, taws
of 1871-'2 esnii led au sot so pvubikst tbs
An .ft to ..end chapter 181. pub- ''U W
. 187273, entitled a? act for W h
i I, I , n i a the county of Onslow,
and pardon, Ba tie'. Rensal chap 9, m ad ebapUr lto
tion 10, laws of 1872 '3, entitled an aet to
incorporate the Central Fare Ioseranee
Company of North Carolina.
92. ' An aet to amend chapter 30, aac. 6,
acu of 1868 '9. and chapter 10ft, sectieei
16. arts of 1870 '1. of Battle's RevisA.
93. Au aet to extend ibo lime lor re
moving impiovemeots off of tbe Stats lots
in Raleigh. tt
94. Resolution In regard to repair on
w r : uu.i
9ft. Resolution for the relief of the I u-
stitotion for the deaf, dumb and blind.
96. An aet concern iug last or destroyed
97 'An act to repeal chapter 41, laws
of 1873 '4, in regard to a wood astfL coal
Inspector for the city of Raleigh.
Sow Qod Tracks a
George Peters keeps a hotel at Annrille,
Pa, Silicon years ago km killed bis wife.
He and bis wife lived towwthst assail v,
46. An aet to amend the charter of the ontil a year before her death, when Uey
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i mi'ii i on ii w r. w liiiiui .
succr" lu vuc . u .f u .u
Confederates, delaying Gen. Gilliam in j T : . , " I ! 7 r x A '
' 0 I s i ma sat si artsicx saaartli Ms 1 1 taw Is Isssisflm snn asl srsssi
his sdvsnce on Asbeville, then tbe head I Tr L , 7TZ 77JZ.iT HZ
c .a. t i ra . i v ..u ' and invokes the loan ot that fertility wmch
quarters ol the Military District of North . -ulii. , ,
A n a i ti ..u vers her face with blushing beauty a..d
tfBiiiss n iu tuue I k ii i tu m lexeav r iimii; . . .. .
. I . - . r-i I Horal loveliness, but lo come back again
Acts and Resolutions, Passed at the Pre
sent Session 'if the General Assembly,
to the 2 1st inst , which have been Rati
fied, Signed bg the &vemor, and are
now the Laws of the State,
1. An act for tbe relief of the tax
payers of Near Hanover county.
2. An act to repeal an act, entitled est
set to provide for tbe payment of tbe in
terest of i be lawful debt of the State.
3 . An act for the relief of tbe tax-pay
era ot Craven county.
4 Resolution in regard to printing on
Greenville and French Broad Railroad
Com pan v.
47. An aet concerning the taking of
fish in the waters of Goshen Swamp
48. Joint resolutions appointing a Cen
49 An set to allow Lmby Harper,
8bei iff of Greene county, to settle with
60. Rsolutton in relation to the Civil
Bights Bill, declaring that the voice el
tbe people op tbe 3d of November bad
spoken against this measure.
51. An act to incorporate tbe Monroe
all stationary used by the General Asseru- j High School, p tbe county of Union
will- his forces, marched to Asbevill dur
ing the Johnson and Sherman Armistice.
On the 5th of May, 1865. at All man s
Mills, iu Haywood county , he had another
skirmish with the Federals under Col.
W. C Bartlett of New York, and on the
to gladden the bounteous generosity with
interest many times compounded.
Each has its sphere, aud each owns its
duty and destiny, witboat which, the earth
would be desolate, aud our blessed homes
become a desert waste.
Tbe Storms which convulse the torrid
r.t. f m.. isisa ,1 . na.
Johnson had surrendered, negotiated f ,.,lbonn 10 n(7 lb . -lr'
term favorable te hi. own command and gj healih to tha respiration of those
the District, which were confirmed by "ick,-V Tu u ,k
o:- fi.... t n if--,: it-l vv The wild tempest which blows th.
- aaaan lot a aa VMaeSW ca . 4 saw aaasO 1 ewaaasi j nrtH ea rtAa
rPtTUliir ,V,M IMiV SB IUi v, nnu w sxsaxsj saje-m "mpn aapwss
it lmd,m aaak mm it ..-).. v l laaa I mm saw ai . f
ite ui'eoin, ubm as uvuswossjpi uiui' i aasvj ssmwag
hydraulics, whieh acknowledge purifica
twin in commotion. All nature ia recip
rocal. We would ba a kindly talk
with Agricola. We l..ve to go out to' the
bl v the name of the House in whieh it is to
5. Resolution to allow the Tax-Collector
ot Wake county to settle with tbe
6 Resolutions of ins true ion a to tbe
Senators and Representatives in the
United Slates Congress, sskiug for ap
52. An act (or Jie relief of J
Moore, Sheriff of Granville county.
53. Aa act to charter tbe Watauga and
Caldwell Narrow Go age Railroad.
54. An aot providing for an additional
term of the Superior Court for Wayne
5ft. An aet to regulate the lime for bold
- -w , q- . , . n a-a-a
appropriation, sufficient to pay for tne tv'"
Court tiou-e in Davidson couutv. des- , c"""7
U Thomas. This was the last
surrender East of tbe Mississippi River.
It w be remembered that G-u. Dick
Taylor sort-end" ed on the 4 h nt May,
186ft. Thus our gallant Tar -Heels' in
oiH-(ti iice to i h-commands ol their Stte
were tn b- first and last to do their
troyed by United States troops.
7. A joint resolution concerning the di
rect tax levied end collected by tbe Fed
era I Government of lauds iu tbe year
8. Resolution raising a joint committee
on Constitutional Reform.
56. An aet to amend chap, 106,
Of Battle's Reviaal .
57. An act to amend see. 3, chap,
lawa of 187$ '74.
58. An aet to amend chap. 27, laws of
59. An aet requiring the Public Audit
or to settle with W. J. Hardison Sheriff
got in a dispute about Mrs. Paters rela
tive making such long risita to see nor.
The day be killed bar aba was sxpeoting
a brother on a visit, and ebeswd death a
chicken into the barn, and was stuoprhg
over it in one of the stalls to pick it,, up.
Peters snatched up s pitchfork su3 m a L
frenay stack her dead In tbe stall Drag
ging tbe body to s Stall occupied by his
oar... bo left it there believing iheav udaeu
foond tbey would thiui tbe boras ad
done it. Andmo tbey did think. Tbe
theory was advanced, and the public ac
cepted it. A few years after Paters mar
ried again, ind t. .Id hra wife all tbe par
ticulars of bis crime. Bat even i Ins wouldn't
still the a buss b of t moms. Peters 'tried
to kill himself several times during tbs
sixteen years. Aud we now read ia tbe
Herald that 'the other day when discov
ered banging from a beam iu hi barn,
tbey out bim down in time to SBve4sat,
and tbe wretched men immediately deliv
ered himself over to the sheriff, nasi ee
fessed tbe whole murder. Who ean
preach against a hell iu the other world,
when remorse kindles such on this
A Little Talk to the
oeo,-i.o- in a gr -at measure tbe wear or
wee ot their atir life.
Te a- h i hem that a good, steady me
chanic without a cent is worth a dosen
loafers iu bntadclotb.
Teat-h them the accomplishments,
music, painting, drawing, it you bave
time and money to do it with.
Tesch them that God made tbem in His
own image, and no amount of tight lacing
will improve the model.
It is very hard for boys and girls be
tween 10 and 20 years to believe what
older people toll them concerning the se
lection of reading matter. If a book ia
interesting, exciting, thrilling, the young
your teaching , fo.ks want to read it. They like to feel
their hair stand ou ends at tbe batrbredth
escapes of the hero, and their nerves tin.
9 RfMolntinn ot inatraetion to our
Country to vim bim : we like the open ft-.tnra and RenreaenUtives in ConrreaS. Of Mart'n COUilty.
wood fire, the cider, and tbe apple, the iM-ki,,. ik Internal Revenue Laws of 60. Au aet amendatory of an act to lay
freah vegetables, and pleasant viands, and the United States out and construct a public road through
ripe fruit picked from the trees, or gatb- iq. A joint Resolution, asking an ap- tue enuntiea of Alleghany and Ashe, rati
en d from ihe ground pinmp aud avory pmpriatioii by (he Congress of the United thedsf of March, 1874.
and sweet. We are a si ranger to sucb States tor the construction of a t oust 61. A resolutiou of instruction of the
luxuries in tbe city. Rot the masaes ean qonM anj poti office build, iu lbs cities of , 8u,e lffbn-
! euioy them, snd even the rich, tbe few of areanaboro and Aahevilla. 62. Resolution ef respect to tbe memo
a a . at aa a j '
onr population, cannot tave them, for iney
The man whose pulse bo swifter beats
Bsassth the glance of beauty-Two-legged
dog b. ties and cheats.
And has no senss of daty.
Ba braiss within hie Ooidle rest
Coarse Sand fills ap his gizzard
"lor music In bis sou 1 ' st best
Half monkey and half wizxard.
May my last song, like dying strain
Mb. Beck, of Kentucky, has intro
duced e bill into Congress providing very
severe punishment for Members of Coo
cress who prosecute claims against the
Federal Government. Tbe New York
Herald, while characterizing it aa a "bell
Dunch arrangement, declares it to he a
Br w !
! aa ii .
necessary but liumuiattng measure
The Washington Jity Republican says :
There can be no doubt that ws have had
too San cb of this kind of peculiar legal
jkrectms Jotely, and the beet thing that
can be aXfce is to taxe away tue tempia
tion, it is 4brgued thai tbe fact that f
man ia a member of Congress should not
onerate aesinat him in the pursuit, of hts
profession, hot Acre cao be no doubt that
B large amount ox preu pssxasi
Uin gentlemen merely baeauae tbey are
. This kind of practices, said to be much
steemed by General iJutier.
bo Item ? orb Jcjsms lust tospsnesd
w;n;.m Wltr PhelDS. of Connecticut,
knows bow to eo into, Coogrses. He
keeps twelve splendid saddle horses oft bis
farm f-j the use
are stale when they get here as s general
tule. Here is an article wa, would ask
you to read. We do so for the reason it
is from one of onr own organs sod is so
well expressed we do not know how ws
could so well describe it ; we suppose it
is because we cannot speak by experience.
t a sassa asst. m a a
11 Resolution of instruction to our ry or tne iase too . uaiaweii.
Senators and -Representatives In Coo- 63 . Resolution in favor of W. F. Coop-
a smv SBaW filaoss-SSV rmf fX sa rta m sonnt a
gress, concerning the Uape tear Bint , "i v--v'
19 A Reaolniinn rpnnirincr onr Ranas
tors and RenreMutatives in Congress to reeoids of Watauga county.
An aet to amend chap.
74, entitled and aet to
19, lows of
use their influence to have repealed the
tax on tobacco.
IS. An net to extend tbe time of tbe
Sherff of Beaufort county to settle with
the Public Treasurer.
14. Resolution requiring our Senators
in Co .gress to obtain an appropriation
from tbe Congress of the United States to
open tbe Scnnpcrnong River.
"The farmer lives in his own bouse. 15. An act to lepeal a part of seetioj
The use of tbe house, which he does not 135, cbsplet 32, of Battle's Revisal, con
pey for, ie as much part of his income as cei i.ing trial of Solicitors by the Governor
the money which a talaried man pays for for failure lo prosecute bribery eases,
rent, is of his, snd should he counted as ' 16. Au act to authorize and empower
such iu su estimate of the profits of the the constable of the town of Shelby.
farm. All things produced on tbe farm Cleveland county, to collect arrearges of
gle to the ends of their fingers at his ex- It is copied from the Peninsula Patron,
iilotts, aud their faces bum with passion- published at Salisbsrv, Md., which, by
ate st month v in hi tribulations aud what the way, ia a Granger's paper. This ws
barm is there in it 1 Let ns see what barm
there may be. Te know very well that
know bespeaks a careful reading.
BOW TO ESTIMATE THB PROFITS
paid for .neb things out of his salary ia of
the salaried man. It a farmer gives his
wife and children a pleasant ride to town,
using bis own borseand wagon, tbs value
of their use ie part of bis income from bis
farm, aa truly us the money the other man
fays out of bis salary for carriage biro of
is. Tbe correct role for estimating the
income from a farm is substantially this ;
give .credit for every article prod need,
used or expended iu uny wsy whatever,
no met ter how assail in value, as well ae
for sash roaoivsd for products sold, sod
for increase in value tor form property,
aud chargs against the farm for interest
oa capital invested, and for all expendi
tures. Tbe farmer that will do this bom
year to year, will aot so mncb feel like
a child fed on candy aud oak" aud sweet
meat, soon loses all bealthv appetite for
nutrirous food, his teeth grow black and
crumble away, bis stomach becomes de- ;
ranged, his breath offensive, and the whole
physical and mental organisstion is dwarf- i
ed and injured. When be grows older i
he will ersve spices and tobacco and
alcohol to stimulate his abnormal appetite
and give puuirency to tasteless though
healthy food. No man who grows up
from soeb childhood ie going to bave the
first position of honor and trust and use
fullness in the community where be livee.
The men who hold those positions were
fed with milk snd bread and meat when
they were young and not' with trash.
Now, the mind like the boy grows by
what it feeds upon. Tbe girl who fill,
her brain with silly, sentimental, love sick
stories grows up into a silly, sentimental,
lafikadsisieal woman, useless for all tbe
nobis sod substantial work of life. The
boy who feeds ou sensational newspapers
and exciting novala bos no intellectual
uiuscle, no commanding will to make bis
way in tbe world. Then, aside from the
debiliating effect of such reading, tbs mind
is poisoned by impure associations.
Those tbrilUng stories have always mur
der ot theft, or lying or knavery, as on in-
a - . r - . . a ar ar
tegral part of their tteoe, and boy. While j com plaining of too no profitableness 0f
reeding them live ia tbe companionship farming us compared with other pursuits.
of men aud women, of boy. sad guts, with . Tbe fact is, that not one iu o hundred
whom they tbey would be asbamoa to be 1 farsxors toAe into
65. Resolution of Instruction to
Senators sod Representatives ir. Con
concerning the Freed man's Saving's Bank
66. Ai. aet to amend section 84, chap.
32, of Battle'. Reviaal, concerning the
retailing of Spiritious liquors.
67. An set to amend chap. 246 of the
laws cf 187 "72.
68. A act to omend see. g,ebap. 91, of
Battle'. Re vis 1 1.
69. Resolution in favor, of F. J. Batch
well. Sheriff of Beaufort county.
70. Resolution concerning the memorial
of the Chamber of Commerce of the city
mi iu. ah Miugi uivuucnu on uio iarm uicaiwauu euuukjr, kj cuimi wiin w . i
and consumed on tbe farmer's table, in- taxes. 7l- Au Ba. to axsend an aet entitled au
eluding the vegetables from the garden, I 17. Au set to allow Clifton Ward, late ! loeorporuie tbs Diamond Cotton
the eggs and milk used in cooking, are as Sheriff of Sampson, to collect arrsarges of
much part of his income as tbe money taxes for tbe year 1873.
18. An act to allow T. W. Taylor,
late Sheriff ol Henderson county, to col
lect erresrges of taxes for tbs years 1870
19. Resolution concerning the 8 lata
20. Resolutiou in regard to -the collec
tion of public arms.
21. An set for tbe relief of tbe sureties
of VV. W. Moore.
22. Resolution directing the Treasurer
to pay Public Printer amount duo him
lor tbs past year.
23. An act to ebangu tbe name ef tbs
North Carolina Steel Railroad Company.
24. An act to atmeod chapter 60, sec
tion 28, of Battle's Reviasi.
26. Aq aet to repeal an aot ontltled aa
act empowering the Board ot
for Davidsou county to eetabimb o
ers Institute or Normal School.
tbe luxury 26. Rssoiuttoa to txaprove tbt korbor
Chopper and Cultivator Company, ratified
the 17th day of January, 1874.
72. Au act to amend aee. 1, chap. 32
of Public Lews ot 1872 73.
73. An aet to emend sec. 15, chap. 104,
of Battle's Reviaal, entitled roads, ferries.
74. An set. to nrohibit tbs Drinlinar anv
" " Trs BT u ml
more of tbe "North Carolina Manual.
76. Resolution reducing the price, ef
Battle's Revisal making the price of lb
76 Resolution sutborising tbs removal
of the flag-staff to another portion of the
top of tbe Capitol.
77. An not to repeal sec. 3, sod to o
mood see. It, of chap 176, ef the Publis
Laws of 1813- 74.
78. Reaolsiiou to pay G. D. Miller, ter
a m a a aw
services rendered to a s
79. Resolstion In favor of N. H.
Sheriff sf Yancey county.
80. Jorot isamlottosj hi regard to
A Bummer IdyL"
We hove hod tbe pleasure, through the
courtesy of Col. Pool, of reading too
opening chapters of tbs serial story, bearing
tbe above title, which Miss Fit 9 CIS
Fishbb ("CmairriAg Rxid") is so oo-
tribute to Our Living and
during tbe year 1875. Tbe initial
ter will appear in January aambet of
tbs magazine ; snd we advise tbe admir
ers ef that moat gifted North TulilHipa
writer te remit their subscript! uusje,
that tbey may scours too story lu tssYeu-tirety.
It is impossible, sf course, to
opinioo ot tbs plot of tbe story from
reading of iu opeaing chapters ; but 1 Vast
in these Miss Fisher gives seiasBBSS of
MO gifts and graces which
berouviable reputation. Webovsia
me most esquisiie bus of
of the seeoerv of Western Notts Cor-
oli na descriptions of sucb freshness and
bdelity us te indicate the strong srosus
last of tbe author.
Ws command Our Living mud Ou
Dead to tbe patronage of the reading pub
lic generally. . It deserves tbs special
regard snd eaie of North Carohni
since us labor of love is to
memories of her gallant dead tea
fulaeee, and, at the same time, exhibit
the culture aud powers of bar children,
who do good work fct the walks of Rteto-
, i o w
A MrxDxa xt Wkttxxsbs. A eer-
SSaBOOt Of the Norfolk XMaBBVa.
writing trout- DittUbota uder duos ef
Wednesday, says : . t
"Jest a 1 am about to close this article,
I receive tbe aad intelligence of tbe bratai
murder of Mr. Oebu, a Jewish
at Wbiuker's Depot, a
miles north here. Us
a considerably suss of saooey in kis
el. and at BaSaag Bwowu to a partv ef
gjsss. tbey attacked bim iu tbe dark last
night, mardered bim, aad look tb
and escaped. This is tbe third
to BT o wa
A bar! bos paoaed she ssooso reeutriag
ptcysr ilif ilsoVosl fkmsm uot may
seme toco usosr basmu. uu s
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