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VOL V. THIRD SERIES.
SALISBURY, N. C, OCTOBER, 7, 1875.
HO. 104. WHOLE SO 106
PUBLISHED WEEKLY :
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' Mattie s Wants and W ishos.
THE OONSTITTJTIONAIj CON
I wants a piece of talito
To make inv doll a gdess;
I dosen't want a big piece
A yard'll do, I dess.
1 wlxh ynn'd frod my needle,
And find my fimble, too;
I has sucb heaps ' sowin'
I dou't know what to do,
My Hopry tore her apron
A turn 'Ira' down the stairs
And Cicsar's h-st his pantaloons,
And needs a nuzzer pair.
1 wants my Maud a bonnet:
She hasn't none at all;
And Fred must have a jacket;
ilia tuzzer oue's too email.
I wants to go to grandma's,
You promised me 1 might;
I know she'll like to see me
I waut to go to-night.
She luts me wash the dishes,
Aud see in grandpa's watch
I wish 1 had free, four pennies
To buy some butter scotch.
I wants some newer mittens
I wish you'd knit me some,
'Cause most my linger freezes.
They leak so in thefum,
I wored it out last summer
A pulliu' George! sled
I wish you woiild'u laugh ho,
It hurts moin my head.
I wish I had a cookie
I'm hungry's I t an be;
If you hasn't p etty large ones.
You'd better bring me free.
THE FOUR SEASONS.
From beyond the purple chmnds,
Through the mild and balmy air,
Start the April sunshine down
On the world so freah and fair,
'Mid the verdue, here and tliere,
Flowerets peep with golden eyes;
Sparkling rain-drops gently fall,
Like a blessing from the skies.
lo the field, the farmer tofts;
Singing gaily, at his plow;
lu the budding woodland, near,
Hear the robins coral now,
All the earth seems glad and bright;
Winter's storms are gone from view,
Nature, from her rest, awakes
Once again to bloom anew.
Through the Bjltry summer skies,
Light clouds slowly come nnd go,
Peacefully their shadows fall
On the dreamy world below.
Merrily i ho crickets sing,
In the meadows green and fair.
Summer roses are iti bloom
And their fragraucc tills the air.
Softly sweeps the southern wind.
O'er the field of waving corn;
Joyfully along the air,
Sounds the weleome dinner horn,
Aud its echoes die away
'Mid the leafy wood near by.
Where, beneath the tie.-., at tioon
Lazily the cattle lie.
Gloomy clouds are Hying past.
And the cool October breeze.
Sighing with a mournful Round
Through the brauches of tlio-treea,
Scatter Autumn's golden leave
Uoiighly over the world so drear.
Siuniner's sunny days are past,
And the wiutry storms are near.
Faded are the (lowers now.
Ami the earth seoms bleak aud lone;
To a more cougenial clime
Have the swallows homeward flown.
Gathered is the goldeu grain
From the stubble fields below.
Soou will weary nature find
Rest, beneath the winter's snow.
From the North the chilling winds,
With a solemn moaniug. blow
O'er the dark and dismal world,
Covered by the Heecy snow,
Autumn's glory long has tied.
And the trees, so tall and bare.
Stand like sentinels, alone,
Iu the cold and frosty air.
Seethe crystal iceiele.
Clinging to the frozen caves,
f And the cold, white window panes
Covered o'er with phantom leaves,
And the thrifty farmers, now
Seated by their cheerful fires.
Take their comfort and their ease.
While the good old year expires.
Drop follows drop, and Bwvlls
With raiu the sweeping river;
Word follows word, aud tella
A truth that lives forever.
Flake follows flake, like spirits
Whose wings the wiud dissever;
Thought follows thought, and light
The rvalm of mind forever.
Rai follows beam to cheer
The cloud a bolt would shiver;
Throb follows throb, and fear
Gives place to ioy forever.
The drop, the flake, the beam,
Tench us a leasou ever;
The word, the thought, the dream,
Impress the soul forever,
" At 10 a. m., Mr. President Ransom called
the convention to order.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Ilassell of the conven
tion. On motion of Mr. Durham the rules were
suspended and the resolution was adopted.
The ordinance reported by the Committee
on the Executive Department, that the Gover
nor shall nominate and by and with the advice
and consent of a majority of the senators elect,
appoint all officers whose offices are established
by this constitution and whose appointment is
not otherwise provided for by law, was taken
The ordinance passed its second reading.
vote of Messrs. McEachin and SHncair.
The chair ruled that the objection could not
be made during the call of the vote and not
until after the announcement of the vote.
Mr. Tom-gee's motion was rejected by a vote
of yeas 54 nays 50.
Mr. Chamberlain for the minority of the
Committee on Privileges and Elections, pre
sented a protest against the action of the con
vention in recommitting the Robeson county
contest matter. The protest was ordered to be
spread on the journal.
By Mr. Boyd s An ordinance to amend art
4 of the constitution. This amendment provides
that toe general assembly shall levy no tax to
pay any part or the public debt until the act
levying the same is ratified by the people.
1 lie rules were suspended and the ordinance
was made special order for Saturday at 10 min
utes after 11 a. m.
On motion the convention adjourned until
to-morrow at 1U a. m.
require any Judge to hoU one or more specified
terms in said district, in lieu of the Judge as
signed to hold the CourU of said district."
i tea mhii v .,
tuonani i, uoimon.
the ordinance to reduce the number of slate
! senators to 25, was announced.
Mr. Barrtnger offered an ordinance as a sub
stitute for the pending proposition, that the sen
ate shall co, ai of 24 members elected fornix
years and divided into three classes, one-third
to go out of oflice every two years.
Mr. Clingtuan was opposed to the proposi
Mr. Badger favored the proposition.
He was really in favor of lopping off
the senate altogether, lie was in favor ot re
taining the house of representatives as the popu
lar branch, and gfving the governor a qualified
veto iMwer. ' He moved to recommit to the
Committee on the Legislative Department with
instruction to report an ordinance to abolish
the senate and giving the governor the veto
power, but-a majority vote to override the
After some debate Mr. Vanghan took the
floor. He had introduced the original ordi
nance to abolish the senate. He utterly failed
to see what check the senate was on hasty leg
islation. He thought it ought to be abolished as
a matter of economy. If the ordinance to abol
ish the senate utterly failed to pass, he was in
favor of the one to reduce the number of sena
tors. Mr. Turner was opposed to the whole matter.
Mr. Allertson thought that the use for the
senate had long si nee passed and ke was in
la vor of abolishing it.
Mr. Manning of Chatham, moved to lay the
whole matter on the table. The yeas and nays
were called and the motiou was rejected, yeas
52, nays 61.
Mr. Badger withdrew his motion lo recommit.
On motion of Mr. Price the convention ad
journed until to-morrow at 10 a. m.
Tin. rday, "Sept. 30.
At 10 a. m Mr. President Kausoui called the
Convention to order.
Prayer by Rev. John Smedes of the city.
Journal of yesterday read approved.
Mr. French-presented a petition from ladies
of Wilmington, Fayetteville and surrounding
towns for the convention to make laws lo put
down the sale of liquor.
On motion of Mr. Tonrgee, the petition was
rejected on account of not being signed.
Mr. Manning of New Hanover, submitted a
report from the Committee on Amendment.
Mr. French again offered the petition from
the ladies of Wilmington in regard to the sale
ot liquor, saying that the objection to it on ac
count ol being anonymous was removed, as he
and the delegate from Henderson, Mr. Wood-
fin, had signed it in behalf of the ladies. 1 he
petition was received and appropriately referred.
Mr. Reid, from the Committee on Revision,
made a report.
Mr. Roberts, of Gates, from the Committee
on Enrolled Bills, reported the correct enroll
ment of several ordinances.
Mr. Shepherd, from the Committee on Muni
cipal Corporations, submitted a report.
M r. Durham, from the Committee on lievenne,
Taxation and Public Debt, submitted a report.
Mr. Shobcr, from the Committee on Suffrage,
&c., submitted a report.
On motion of Mr. Durham the rules were
suspended and the various ordinances in rela
tion to special order for Saturday next at 11 a.
By Mr. Ilolton : An an ordinance to sub
mit the question of the pardon of W. W IIol
den to the people of the state at the election
upon the amend men ts to the constitution adopt
ed by this convention. Referred
By. Mr. Vaughn : An ordinance to aRiend
sec 9, art 2. Referred. (This ordinance makes
age for senators 21 instead of 25.)
the bill to reduce the number of state senators
The question recurred upon Mr. Barringer's
substitute published yesterday.
Mr. Avery moved to recommit the whole
matter to the Committee on the Legislative
department, and ou the motion called the pre
1 he veas and nays were called and the call
for the previous question :was sustained by a
vote of yeas 57, nay 55.
The question then recurred on the motion to
recommit and it prevailed by a vote of yeas 58,
The announcement of the vote taken yester
day on the motion to lay on the table Mr.
Chamberlain's- motion to reconsider Mr. Jarvis'
resolution recommitting the Robeson county
case lu the Committee on Privileges and Elec
tions, was announced as the next thing iu order.
Mr. Tonrgee said that he raised the same
objection which he did on yesterday, to-wit :
that Messrs. Mchaclun nnd Mnelair had no
right lo vote and asked a decision of the chair.
1 he chair said that he had already decided
some lour or live limes anu would reiterate the
The chair ruled that it was not the proper
time for an apnea! and that the vote must be
announced, and was about to so announce it
when a stoim of calls of "object ! ' object s
"object!" and yells and boots burst from the
Republican sale, which put the convention in a
state of confussion from which it did not recov
er for nearly two hours.
V arious gentlemen denounced the scene as
being pre-eminently disgraceful.
Alter a disorderly and loud debate Mi. lour-
gee withdrew his appeal and the chair an
nounced the vote as standing yeas bU, nays b,
so the motion lo reconsider the vote by which
Mr. Jarvis resolution recommitting the Kobe-
son county matter was adopted lays on the ta
Mr. Tburgce moved that the ballot be veri
fied by expounding the names of Messrs.
McEachin and Sinclair.
Mr. Dunn next took the floor. He said that
the resolution of Mr. Jarvis was simply recom
mitting the question to the Committee on
Privileges and ejections as ascertain what was
the true will of the people of Robeson. He
proceeded to prove that all the requirements of
i ust ice went to show that the matter should be
Raletgii, Oct, I.
Convention met at 10 o'clock, President
Ransom in the chair. .
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Kerr, member of the
Journal of yesterday read and approved.
A Terrible Al ternaU ve.
You Mem to be yerj math struck bj
that picture,' said my old friend the Col
onel (for ai I don't mean to betray family
secrete, I shall speak- for him as the
Introduced by Mr. John S. Henderson :
SUBSTITUTE FOR ODINANCES
143, REPORTED BY THE COM Colonel' only, at whose cosy nook in
Buckhamshtre I bad quartered myself
f e 3
in CorwaUioHOMemUcd. That the section 4. of Art Ior I0W v
IX, of the Constitution be stricken out, and I Well, yet I answered ; 'regarding it
two new sections be inserted in said Article in I - t -l. u , .
i: i.AMnr fJtw. - - p-emm, buuuiu say u ra oj no means
Sac.. The proceed of all lands that have &e 0081 of jonr collection, bnt regarding
been or hereafter may be granted by the United it as a portrait, there is something about
INSTRUCTION OF ORDINANCES
By Mr. Durham, an ordinance lo confer upon
the General Assembly the power to regulate
the charges for freight upon railways and other
public conveyances. Referred.
By Mr. Bennett, a resolution of instruction
to the Committee on Corporations other than
Municipal, relating to the Chcraw and Salis
bury Narrow Gauge Railroad.
By Mr. Badger a resolution of inqnirv to
the Judicial Committee as to whether this Con
vention has the right to grant divorces. Re
ferred. UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
The resolution of Mr. Albertson instructing
the Committee on Privileges and elections to
investigate the Robeson county contest without
delay was considered, on motion of Mr Albert
sorrfo suspend the rules and put the resolution
on its passage.
Mr. Alberlsen supported his motion at Home
Resolution adopted by acclamation
Mr. Withers asked lo be excused from farth
er service on the Committee on Privileges and
Elections, as that Committee was now moving
the matter with all the speed possible, without
the resolution. The Convention refused to ex
Resolution to amend art. 3. sec.
States, and not other wise appropriated by this.
State or the United States ; also, all moneys,
stocks, bonds and other property, now belonging
to any state fund for purposes of education ;
also the net proceeds of all sales of the swamp
lands belonging to the State, all other erantR,
gifts or devises that have been or hereafter may
be made to this State, and not otherwise appro
priated by the State or by the terms of the
grant, gift or devise, shall be paid into the
State Treasury, and, together with so much of
the ordinary revenue of the Slate as may be by
law set apart for that pnrpose, shall be faith
fully appropriated for establishing and main
taining iu this State a system of free public
schools, and for no other uses or purposes what
soever. Sec. . All moneys, stocks, bonds and other
property belonging to a county school fund ;
also, the net proceeds from the sale of estravs :
- - - - '
also, the clear proceeds of all penalties and for
feitures, and ot all lines collected in thepeveral
it that 'fetches me. It is not that the
face is cither handsome or intellectual,
bnt there is a strange, weird something
about it whicu the artist seems to hare
caught fresh from the living face and trans
ferrcd to the canvas, and which all his
after art bad failed to paint oat. I
sure there is some grim secret connected
with that picture ; yon may as well tell
me what it is. If it a family secret
promised to keep it sacred.'
'Well, he answered after a moment's
reflection, there is a painful story connect
ed with it. The portrait is that of my
grandfather Dr. Maihias. let ns call
a W T m . a . . m
mm. iic was one ot the physicians in
ordinary to George III, which position be
occupied long before he had reached mid
c ago. He was a courteous, genial
counties for anv breach of the ncnal or militai v
laws of the State; and all moneys, which shall kindly man, full of those Bocial qualities
1 fjl 1 . 11. 1 m .
oe paiu oy persons as an equivalent, lorcxemp- i wilicn uiaKC a man a favorite Ol society.
tion irom military muy, snail be ong to ami re- s0 mucn UAV0 heard. When I knew
mam in the several counties, and shall be faith-1 i .i , .
fnllv .nnmnritll for Ulnn, nJ maI. mm """R1 WrO QlHereUt. In UlO yeOX
taining free public schools in the several coun-1 l770 of Ul6h PntS and pleasing
tiesof this State. Provided that Die
collected in each counlv, shall be am
.J L cj r
it r mi lilt n mt iiii'iiiii'm rhi 1111 1 11 I c nai r - -i r I. I 1 . i mi i - .
k I enu oi it an unci eu man ins genial na- i win do clumsily done, if tho operaliou
1 And the children of the white race and the wre ciouaca wiui an , ineradicable gloom, be not performed upon your patient be
.... til.. . . I . . . .1 Z 1 . L ' .1 1 r . i I I I
children of the colored race shall be taught in I "c purciiiweu auu rcurcu 10 mis piaco lore mo cioca sinacs, yon Know your
brought her here.
A doctor never travels without his
tools,' resumed the stranger, and as be
spoke be turned toe lace back from the
tender throat, and pointing to it, added
significantly : 'Open the jugular rein ;
it is the easiest and quickest way to die.'
My grandfather started back amazed
and horror-struck. These were the Terr
words bo hsd uttered durinr one of those
1 . 1 9 . . ,
pieasam gamenngs at the bouse ot a
Nepolitan a few days back.
'Ifow dare yon propose to me such a
crime V he exclaimed. 'I am an Euclish-
man, and will not commit murder.
ill 1 a
x soaw your nation produces as many
honorable criminals as any other. Do
your work, sir, add quickly ! "
'1 refuse to obey yoor cruel command.
Let me go.
J he man who bad been wriiincr, snd until
now had taken no part whatever in the
scene that was passing around him, then
rose and joined the group. Lying his hand
lightly on my grandfather's shoulder, he
'There is no escape for von. doctor :
erery moment you hesitate you prolong
that woman's pain. 8ho must die ; and
you can dispatch her with painless
What if I refuse t You cannot force
me to commit so foul a murder.'
Ho pointed to two swarthy figures
(either soldiers or litered servant of some
noble family my grandfather could not
tell which,) who had been standing mo
liouless by the couch, and answered.
'Than f lijtan ta... f . A -ll XI
"V-i. MltUIUI II HOWB Will UIB
When yon want Hardware ai low
figures, call on the undersigned at Ho. 1
D. A AT WELL.
Salisbury ,N. 0.,!fay !S-tf.
OEDAR COVE '
FRUIT TRUSS. vriOK sV PLAVT8- M
largo stock st reasonable rates.
New rataUirue for lf-70 and 70 with full d
script kn of fruits. "Mit fire.
Address GRAFT A BAILOR.
Yadkin County. N. C.
July I. 1875. tan.
NEW MILLINERY STORE.
amount lie anticipations be went ou tbo continent for patch you and afterwards dispatch her ;
innnaUy re- a mouth's holiday ; he came back at the they are not professional, and their work
die Inst rut- end of it an altered man his genial na- will be clumsily done. If the operation
seperate public schools.
and turned his back upon the world, and I fate your lite without earing hers
This ordinance originally introduced hy
J. S. Henderson, and reported back by
hy i he Com. with a few verbal alterations.
lie is not responsible for sec. 4
Sept. 25, 1875 parsed its third reading 1 a high spirited young fellow to come home
though he was no world scorner, nothing
would induce bim to enter it neain. lie
was a widower, and his only son my
father was then a boy at Harrow. You
imagine this waa not a lively place for a
10 : provides
that the Oovernor shall, by ami with the con
sent of a majoirty of the Senate, appoint all
Officers are authorized by Ibis Constitution and
when appointments are not otherwise provided.
sMessr. liarringer and Tourgee agreed that
this bill would be a dangerous one lo the liber
ties of the people, as it would place loo much
power in the hands of the Executive and the
Mr. Manning, of Chatham, said the gentle
man upon the other side had seen ghosts when
there was no graveyard near. There was noth-
ing oeninu mis proposition, and there was no
advantages sought lo be taken by it.
Mr. French moved an amendment that the
sanction of a majority of the General Assem
bly be revuired instead of that of the Seuatc
Mr. Faircloth moved that the amendment
include "such officers as may be created by
law," and that it include such officers as may
be elected, whicij would have the edi ct of pre
venting the Legielalnre from electing Execu
tive or Judicial officers.
- m i .-,.1.1 . a
Mr. Manning, ot natnam, moved the pre
prcviouH question, which call was sustained.
Mr. r- reuch s amendment- was defeated bv a
vote of 37 to Co.
Mr. Faircloth 's amendment was then lost by
a vote of 51 to 54.
Mr. Munden moved an amendment that no
such officer shall be appointed by the General
Assembly. Lost by a vote of 50 to 51.
The main question then passed its third and
final reading by a vote of 55 to 57.
Mr. Tourgee moved to reconsider the vote,
and that motion be made the special order for
m l a -en i ma .
luesuay nexi ai iz o ciock. l lie motion was
bv a vote of 93 to 8.
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON
REVISION ON A BILL TO HE
ENTITLED AN ORD1 NANCE TO
SUBMIT TO THE PEOPLE THE
AMENDMENTS TO THE CON
to. 1 hey saw a little of each other.
duo time my father married, and
was born. Years passed, and one wintry
night, when 1 was about eighteen years
old, wo received a telegram summoning
us here. We came and were shown into
is doomed ; no power on earth can
It was vain to apeak or to expostulate
with those bends iu human form. Ho
felt they were as stem and inexorable as
fate. It was as cruel as horrible and
cowardly. Five men assembled to wit-
- . i . m
nrss mc proicsstonai moider ol a young
and bcantiful woman '
The clock began to. chime the quartern ;
it waa about to strike. At a givon signal
tho slat ne-like figures stepped forward
At the old stand of Foster A Honk.
Just received a fall line of Hi
net, trimmed sod nnlrirur
an t all the latest Pi
isftlats, assl Bssv
STITUTION ADOPTED BY THISI le room where you slept last uigbL The and rapidly uncoiled a rope with a
CONVENTION. old raan w,,b tbe stamp of death already made ; they were about to slip
Tho Commiilee on Revision have considered upon u,'8 1facf WM ProPPJ UP on Pows it over bis head and bang bim to a bean
Ordinance No. 1 us. and ofler the following as a where he had lain for hours, his eyes fixed which ran along the centre of the colling,
sul.-t ituie for the same : on the door, watching for us. As we The horror of facing a sudden and violent
S3C. 1. He it ordainetl bu the wovlc of Korlk nnlpivfl llm ranm thn filmu U.kiM. 4.fl. LIm UL. JiL J
1 w w wVT VI IfcllMU I UVS U.lVU UISSJ II ID UCUlll Wl'Ultl VsMl
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.u,,.,, io.o. me P( . 1M rarer, nillsttotr o-d innda from. K.r .w.il.i.xr f..r .l..n l. AA IJ;.
f - O F v . ij . it fJ) sv uv II uv uiuu. Ills
bled as we touched them. With the were in a whirl : be threw nn his
Order. exccnUd with
I'inkio snd Stamping
The Store will be con
trro and no sjnod or work will be
any one. This rml i unnnWc
MSB. 8. J. 11ALYBLKTOH
Spring Stock 1875.
Carolina, m Convention
amendments to the Constitution of this State.
adopted by Ibis Convention nt any time during
.au . . .
it session, shall be submitted to the neorde for I damp, dcain dew ou bis brow, bis voice
ratification or rejection, as a whole, st the gen- I quaking, and bis whole soul soddoring as
erai election 10 ie nia on the luesdav
on the 1 itcsdav next
after the first Monday in- November, in the
year of our lxrd one thousand eight hundred
and seventy -six. That every (terson entitled Uj
vote under the existing Constitution and l.iws
of this State, shall be entitled to vote for the
ratification or rejection of said amendments;
those who wish a ratification of the amendments
voting with a printed or written ticket, "Rati
cation." those of a contrary opinion, "Rejection."
That said election shall be held, and said qunli-
be lived ovet again one terrible moment
of his life, he told us the story which I
had the better put together iu my own
and sprang forward.
"Ill do ill' be exclaimed, and fell on
his knees before her. Tbey will have
your life ; I can not save you, child ; bnt
I can ahield you- from their rough and
cruel hands, and pot you painlessly to
rest. Forgive me forgive roe. for it is in
120 Bags CoAW,
50 Barrels Kacar,
.S000 lbs. Bacon, 2000 Ike. 1 -are,
2000 lbs. Best Sugar Cared Haass,
20 Kegs Soda,
20 Boxes '
It appears that during that momentous
visit to the Continent he went to Naples. I mercy to you 1 do this cruel deed
He was received by the best society, and The while band went out to him and
most hospitably entertained in the most closed over his in a soft, forgiving clasp ;
social and political circles, where be pass- the agony died out of the sweet eyne as
lied electors shall vote at the usual places of cd many pleaaant hnnrs discoursing inlet they rested one moment on bis face ; then
voting in the several counties of this State ; and Actual and scientific subjects chemistry, with a low sigh she dosed them and
J!11 lbs conducted under the 8Urecrv. and one, amone these things, turned awav her head. In another mo-
same ruies ana regulations, ami iimicrtnc same i . e j I i. i-i . . . , , I i flmm SnnflT 9L (Vib rttnn U Ii.
a ,n,i ,.i.w. - i ...a I llicuscaiid misuse of noisouserouDod uuin merit her young life was ebbin? slowlr tross . non, ' ' olton ox jaw
l"tn in ii.iitn " iWI 41 XJ III' VV l 111111 illJ'l I " l 1 C S3 ' J 1
Soap, 2000 lbs. Carolina Bice,
prescribed by law, and returns thereof made
according to the laws now in force regulating
the election of member of the Ueneral Assembly.
Skc. 2. 1 bat the returns of the whole vote
cast for the ratification and for the rejection of
said amendments shall be made by the mentis
of the several counties of the Stale to the Chief
Justice at the Supreme Court of the State, at
Kaleigh, within twenty days after the election :
Provided, That if the oflicc of Chief Justice
shall become vacant by death, resignation, or
otherwise, the said returns shall in like manner
the cenrsc of conversation, and some one away. Ho remained by ber side, holding
prevent a gentleman of some note and her hand in his and watching till all was
importance asked what was the quickest over. He would not for a second leave
and easiest death to die. The subject her with those stern men. lest a wounding
was freely debated. word or rough touch might disturb bcr on
One even he returned from one of those her way from this world to the next. He
pleasant gatherings, and in a reflective was conducted from the place in the same
mood of mind, sat for an hour looking way as he had entered it, and when bis con
over tho moonlit city and the beautiful, duetors took leave of him thoy suggested
world-famous bay. It was near the mid- that it would be well if he would leave
night when two strangers were shown in Naples with as little delay as possible.
40 dor. Painted Pails,
40 Boxes Assorted Candy,
100 Reams Wrapping Paper,
A full Hue of Wood A Wilton ware.
A full line of fUmta A Shoes (very cheap ),
A full line of Hst.
A full line pf Saddle A Bridles, ftaJt,
Ginger. Spiee. Canned Goods, Royal
Powders. CiraT,Toliae-, Onrkery,
Tauners 4 Machine Oil. Ac . AV.
Tbe atiovc stock was bought since toe
heavy decline in price, and uoffrred at Whole-
Being the motion of Mr. Avery to reconsVsr I be made to the Attorney General of the State ; to him, leoueited his immediate atten- This forced murder for such it really I sale A Retail at very abort profit, for
the vote by which the ordinance concerning the
appropriation of the school fund was adopted.
Mr. Bowman advocated briefly the reconsid
eration. Mr. Avery withdrew his motion.
An ordinance to add a section to art. 4.
Providing that no amendment to the Constitu
tion shall have the effect of vacating any office
now held by virtue of the 4th article, until the
present terms of suHi officers shall have expired.
The ordinance than passed its second reading.
Mr. Jarvis moved to suspend the rules and
put the ordinance on itsthird reading. Adopted.
A considerable time was lost in the consider
ation of motions to adjourn, these motions be
ing withdrawn as often as make, points of order
being made by a dozen or more delegates
Finally a motion of Mr. Manning, of Chath
am, to adjourn was voted down, and Mr. Man
ning calling the previous question. The ordi
nance passed, at 3:20 o'clock, its third and final
reading, with only Messrs. Goodwyn and Maxin
voting against it. Adjourned.
and the returns of said votes shall within ten
days thereafter, be examined and canvassed by
the said Chief Justice, or Attorney General, in
case of the vacancy in the said office of Chief
Justice, in the presence of the Governor, and
proclamation shall be made by the Governor,
forthwith, of the result of the canvass.
Sec. 3. That if, upon such canvass, it shall
appear that a majority of the votes polled were
in favor of the ratification of the amendments,
then the said amendment? to the Constitution
shall constitute a part of the Constitution of
the Slate, and shall take effect as such on the
first day of January, A. D. 187 ; and thereupon
the Governor shall cause to be endorsed on said
amendments, as enrolled by this Convention, a
certificate under his signature, declaring that
the said amendments have been ratified by the
people of North Carolina. The Secretary of
State shall countersign the said certificate, and
annex thereto the gret seal of the Slate, and
the said amendments so enrolled, with the cer
tificates aforesaid, shall be forever kept among
the archives of the State, in the office of the
Secretary of State aforesaid.
dance in a case of great urgeucy. I was lay upon his conscience to the end
A carriage was at tbe door : ne got in of his life, and Glled it with one long re
first, they followed him, pulling down tho morse a living nightmare for that scene
blinds, aud the carriage rattled away. way always present to his mind. Tbe
They seemed to drive a great distance change that bad puzxled us, puxsled us
turning and turning many times . 0 ce no room. He could not carry bis secret
he iii(iiirod. '1 1 .id they far to go V and to the grsve with him, so be gave it into
received the bnel answer. No At last our keening.
Jane 3rd I67&.
BINGHAM A 00.
they drove iulo tho court-yard of a great
house. The door opened as if by magic.
I hey ascended tho wide stone stair
case, and on reaching the first lauding
they threw open a door, and for a second
ho wad almost blinding by tbe blaze of
light that streamed out upon him. I he
door closed behind him as he stepped -in
tho room. He took iu the whole aspect of
the room at a glance ; it was
'It's a terrible story !' I exclaimed.
'And, unlike most terrible stories, it is
true,' he answered. 'Come out for a breath
of fresh air and sunshine, to blow ibis
gloomy subject from our sences.'
So I. Heavy plow 8boos at $160 worth Ms.
" " ' 'Women Shoes at $186" ISO A 17&
Ladies Embroidered Slippers at 100 worth 160
Lavdies Slippers at $l worth 175,
Ladies Croquet Slippers at $ItP worth $BM, ,
Ladies Cloth Uaders it $175 worth fBO,
Ladies Cloth Gaiter at worth $36l,
A large lot of Cbildron Shoes serf men.
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO AR
TICLE IV, SUCTION 14, OF CONSTITUTION.
1. Resolved. Thai section 14lh. of Art. IV.
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be amended so to read as follows: Kvery Judge
of the Superior Court shall reside in the district
lor which he is elected. 1 he Judges shall hold
the Courts of the different districts successively,
and may exchange districts, provided that no
Judge shalt ride the same district oftcner than
once in two years.
z. Kcsolvcd, I he Ueneral Assembly bv a
vole. of two-thirds of all the members of both
A Brussels IiOve Story.
There is a very pretty story told in
connection with tho introduction of the
manufacture of fine laccp in Brnrisels. A
poor young girl named Gertrude was dy
ing for the love of a young man, whose
wealth precluded all hopes ot marriage
From the Memphis Appeal.
Ames, of Mississippi.
gorgeously I ' Since the people of Arkansas. got rid of
furnished and brilliantly illuminated with the binding curie of Clay loirs rule, every-
wax caudles ; nt a table near the tiling is tranauilixcd. Since tho Slate of
heavily curtained window a man of stern, Texas pasted into the hands of tin- l)cm-
coraraanding annearancc. aat writing. Ho ocrats everything is quiet. There is no
raised his head as they entered, aud point State in the Union so prosperous as Tex -
ing to the far end of the room, exclaimed ; aa. Such would bo the condition of Mis-
'Your patient lies there, sir.' sissippi were it not for the iulo ot the
Grandfather's eyes followed the direc- infamous Ames. He said last summer
lion of his finger, and observed a woman that tho killing of twenty or thirty negroes
stretched npnn a conch. Where had he 1 would bo of service to the Republican
seen that face before ?
REPORT OF TIIE COMMITTEE ON
THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
The Committee on tbe Judicial Department,
to which was referred Resolution No. 185, have
ooiiorcu wic same, aoo reconimenu uieauopi- her g,e wag gtRrtled by the mysterious
o ;?.. it ZLa a.. vwt bxdy entering her comfortable house this
Hero another long debate arose, and at sev- I Carolina, in Convention assembled. That section j Une not silent, but looking Btcrn. one
eral times a number of delegates were speak, j fourteen, article tonr oi me constitution shall saia: "liere yon enjoy peace ana comiori.
ing at once, almost refusing to obey the dews- read as follows : I while withont are famine and trouble. I
ions of the chair. . . I ' every ugo oi we w bwnt vxwr n ie ued vou: vou have not helped vour
Mr. Manning, Ot unatnam, oemanuea ue ro.uo n, .tor wn.cn nem- .-- , f - .
previous questions. ine juages snaii presiae in me txuns oi i -o - . -o r .
The veas and navs Were caHCO ana uie can I me umerenv oisiriei ueA.eai veiy ; no iiuugie --j
wm unstained bv a vote of veas 56. nays 52, I shall hold the Courts in the same district often-1 Gertrude went forth with her enshion and
Slowly it dawned I parly, and he is doing everything in bis
fbio nbrbt i. oho ant weenino. n Udv ph. anon his Dirtoorv. A few days b.iek h': nowcr to h tvo the reouidile number of
tercd he cottage, and, without saying a had been at tho theatre, and glancing negroes killed to subserve party purposes,
word placed iu her Isp a cushion, with around was struck by a beautitul, fair Ames, "who has uot been in thn Slate
its bobbins filled with thread. The, lady face, which, for the time, fascirated him ; more than a few weeks during the last six
then, in perfect silence, showed her how he thought it the loveliest there. Hd month, sends a whining; letter to the
to work the bobbins, and how to make all looked on it again now ; bnt how chang- President asking for Federal troops to
sorts of delicate patterns and complicated cd t tho hands was clasped upon the breast, preserve the pence. The Preeideni, if he
Htichc8. As daylight approached, the I as tnougn in prayer ; a aumD, wnite terror does ins nuiy, win aatcjnisier a snarp rc-
of the maiden's lace soon made her rich I spatrtng agony sickening to behold. I vailed in Mississippi, is to be attributed
on account of its valuable patterns, and I He inquired what was tbe matter bow I in no small degree to tbe covert encour
she was able to marry the object of bcr ehe hud been attacked, and seeing that I agemcnt it receives from this man Ames,
love. Man v Years after, while living in I she was gaged he begged them to release I in order to make party capital- A prom-
luxnry with her numerous family about bcr month, that she might answer hs inent official of tbe state, and a Kepubli-
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questions, adding : can, too has publicly announced bo is
1 must know something of tbe iymp I willing to make oath that Amos expressed
toms before I can altempt a euro. I the wish 'a doztn niggers were slaughter
'Your business hero is to kill, not to I cd,' for the party eonseqnence it would
cure, doctor,' said one in a strangely sad I entail. We have little doubt that this
tone which accorded ill with hie stern, I is true, and just as little that the Clinton
fearful phrase. 'Your patient has spoken I slaughter was just what Ames wanted
her last word in this world. She is doom-1 How is it fbat Mississippi is exceptions
ed to die bv a eccret. though insL tribu-1 in this sort of things, if it is not that tbe
Houses shall have power to remove a Judge of maiden had learned the art, and the mys- I waa written on the face ; and in tho great, buke to ihe guliernatoriaJ humbug,
the Supreme or Superior Court for incapacity. terious visitress disappeared. Tbe price I uplifted eyes there was a helpless, de- I lawlessness which has unfortunately
lof the maiden's lace soon made her ricu I spainng agony sicacntng to oenoia. vaneu in Mississippi, is to
election of Jewelry to he
North Carolina, CoosUinj of
LADIB8T GENTS' GOLD WATCHES )
Gold Opera and Vest 1 halms
The qiicfltion'recurred upon the motion of I er than once in fonr years ; but in case of the bobbins in her hand, and going from cot- nal, but we must temper justice w
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Mr. Tourgee to dwallbw the votes of Messrs. 1 protracieo. illness oi tue juoge assigned to pre- u to cottaffe offered to teach the art she I mercy and spare her tbe sham and public utile; if, in
McEachin and Sinclair and on the demand o. So the v all disgrace. Yon can cause her to die sponsible
Mr In -(Lice the yeaS anU naVS Were Caiieo. I aeimcmi iu uiui, uy ji niuui lie tuaii i -' . i . - , .
Dur nir ballot Mr. Badger objected to tbe become unable to preside, the Governor msy became rich, and the country aho. easily and eecretly j thereiore we have gracing one
it h Governor is utterly worthless as aa Exec-
deed, be is not criminally re
fer the lawVaaenca which is dis-
8tate of tbe Union t"
SILVER WAm, GOLD PEV8, -m
They are agents for the eslshrwU J Diamtusl
Spectacles sod Bye Oliwiea. Minimntnr
ed from Minute Crystal PEBBLES, d and
WatrK, clocks and Jewelry
warranted 12 months, charges as
tan I with gotid work.
Store on Main street,! doom
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