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TUUBSVAW JUNK C, 1873.
Tli Jst one of Hie South Carolina ki
klu prisoners I;w U-cu pardoned and
'Willard'i Hotel at Washington, l. C,
ias beu flowed for the nnsoi thrttit vraa
not pajing expenses. Senators Kansom
and Merrimoii and Waddell of North
Carolina were among tlie boarder who
had to liuiitTother quarters.
Sad. ht Mont somtry county, May 14th,
Mrs. Jane Kusseil, consort of Mr. Davis
KuMell, about 75 years old, niirtially de
mented, unobserved by tbo family, got
lala the fire and wa so badly burned
when found, as to canoe her death in 10
i f tm
Jefferson Davis, ex-President Confed
erate States, has received by a recent de
cision of-tlie Supreme Court of Missis
sippi a landed estate estimated to bjs
worth $300,000. He has been a success
ful farmer, and he is now in a fair way
to restore his shattered fortune.
Senator ltansom has said "that he is
fixed aud immovable iiL the opiuion that
no power exjats any where to assail or
quotum the title by which President
Hayta hold his oOlce, and it was impos
sible ke could be a party looking to such
end," Yet he thought the frauds which
had been practiced to secure him the oflicfl
ought to he ez posed.
Vash Chanty Convention nominated
W, X. H. Smith, for Chief Justice, and
Judge Howard for Associate Justice.
This county has also dechm-d in favor of
r-iecting Hon. Jos, Davis ta Congress.
Franklin, another county iu the same
district, favors his re-election.
Wilson county ,has also declared iu favor
of Smith for Chief Justice and Howard
Davie County Convention. This coimty
divided equally on the candidates for
Judge between Mr. Clement and Judge
Wilson; also on the candidate to repre
sent Howan aud Davie in the Senate-
three townships voting for J. C, Foard of
Davie, and three for Join; S, Henderson
ofltowau. They agreed ion Uobb us for
Congress, Mr. Ceo. liingham was nomi
nated for Superior Court Clerk, and F.
M. Johnson for the Legislature. -
Davie county, which is a large tobacco
producing section declared iu the most
euiphtic style in favor of Hon. Win. M.
Uobljua for re-election to Congress. Da
vie perceives in lie efforts of Maj. liob
bius to obtain a, reduction of the tax on
tobacco an effort to servo tljesn. Jt was
just in the line of his duty to the people
he represented. His failure fp carry the
pleasure through was no fault of his. He
did his duty, shall he be blyjiicd for thatt
Pavje says wo,
I Kre. We learn from the Charlotte Ob-
terver, that there was a disastrous fire at
J frock Hill, S. C, ou th-4th, in the busi
pess portion of the place destroying pro
perty to the estimated value of $50,000.
II. y. Desports, W. L. lloach, 1!. J, If agin
& Kro., J. J. Hagius, J, J Caston, J. M.
Howe & Co., W. M. Mitchuji Co.,
Hampton Herald, Van Withe, W, M.
Jioddy, J. M. Ivy, J. IL London, J. A.
WiHiford, J. M. McElwee Smith Jc Koach,
gud It. Morrison, were among the losers.
The News from Germany down to the
4th instant, 'show great excitement in
ftciliu Qftff a socond attempt to assasi
ate the Emperor, Kaiser William, this
tiwo ith more sorious but not fatal re
uita. A Doctor Nobiling, Ludwig,
hoit sceuis has been brooding over
the subject of killing the Emperor forfive
or X mouths, found an opportunity at
half past 3 o'clock, Juue 1st., while, the
Eniperonyas takiug a drjvo through the
streets, to attowipt J,u dosjiKrate deed.
Themau used u hot gun loaded with
yucK snot and small shot. Thirty glints
fcvo been extracted from the body oftbe
. fcmperor, but it is believed noue reacheti
TlW At 4.30 A. M., June 4th, he
tf ..-iwfvtf fo uai iii resieu wen mm ii"
W8 njgljt, ayd his couditiou on the whole
HlfttQlJ to hia pl.ystirtus. Xobilin
U I 11 . Ml
b w ww meirouf injuries inflicted
- m m - -
upon UJWSWi wJiotnje was arrested. Ho
Assigns no satisfactory reason for his
fff.. r..v, ryv.uutu; people or Kownn
PW&VP ft djy.Mon of the party ? Will
I ney avfi covttenapc.c-to it T If uvt, and
wo Jhujfc tliey will not, then our whoo
ticket will he elected, Wfi nnot lose
Anj.Uiiug in the election f sheriff provf
Rm. co W- me other of the csmdidates
P,ow in the i field is elected. If it could
W be fairfor uiul satisfactorily settled in
-f r-rf . . , iui;u UI lliCIU IS
entitled fa tk Ruination and both be-
Jievo tney iiave ! right tp appead to the
,tallot box, thai need not be a disturbing
element so far a tlw cautUdte for other
offices is concerned. The Democratic
jwio nceu not care winch of them is elcc
Jed, because there is no ptfiUcaJ ohjefl
i ion to either. But the Democratic ana
conservative people of Itowau cuuqot af
ord to-allow the di3ereuce of Messrs.
Jiiuiam aud Waggoner to jeopardise
licir Crests in) the triumph of their
fick,et oilier offices to be filled. If
f.eitfcertf liici Mill withdraw when dau
ber .of eyil iirise eiter will be their
psnouibility. buttttsMiaved the Demo.
f;rats .wiULfcmselve8find way lo b-
M &P JAV ify W SW ?J?eui io
It will be seen by A botfee iu this paper
that -Mr. David Brrlcger has beeo flat
tered into the accptan of an indefH"U
dent caudidciv Mr. Uarrfugr can haV
H'lile or no regard for the unit of the
Democratic party, tor iu troth his posi
tion heretofore has been considered equiv
ocal. Hisehicf reliance novv is ou the
support the radical leaders may .give in
controlling colored voters in Ins behalf.
These leaders of the Republican elenieut
think they can herd the negroes a ndd live
them to vote for Mr. liarringer or any
body else they please. Perhaps the-can,
but the colored voters wc know are wot
so easily herded aud b'oaudid as they once
were. We shall -see what we shall see.
The Vnircrsity Xormal School. School
teachers, throughout the State have au
opportunity for improvement offered
them by the University, enjoyed by no
other class of men. It has been arrang
ed that the Professors at Chapel Hill,
and other learned men outside the State,
shall unite during the Summer vacation
of the CollegeexercUes, iu teaching a
normal school, free to all teachers, old
and young, who may be pleased to attend
The faculty will consist of twelve in
structors. Prof J J Ladd will have geu
al charge of the normal school, and, will
deliver lectures on school discipline, meth
ods of instruction, organization, legal re
lations, etc. Professor Owens and Melver
will have charge of grammar and geo
graphy, Major Jed Hotchkiss, of Staun
ton, Va., will deliver lectures on geograr
phy, and Professor Madison Watson, of
New York, author of he "National Head
er," and otler school books, will give
special instruction in elocution. Prof
W II Page, of Johns Hopkins University,
will give regular instruction iu Euglish
grammar aud analysis, and special in
struction in English philology. Mr M C
S Noble, late of the Hiugl mm school, will
give regular instruction in Latin, this
department being divided into three clas
ses. Professor Graves, of rhe Universi
ty, Mill gill give instruction in algebra.
Professor G randy will instruct iu chem
istry, Professor E II Wilson iu vocal
music, and the services of Miss E M Coe,
of New York, a skillful and successful
kindergarten teacher aud lecturer, have
beeu secured. Professor W C Kerr, State
Geologist, will deliver a special course of
lectures on Korth Carolina geology and
climatology, and lectureres on subjects to
be chosen by themselves will be deliver
.1 regularly by uitu eminent in science
No one can estimate the benefits which
attentive and industrious persons may
derive from these exercises; and when
we consider that it is given gratuitously,
a person who expects to make teaching a
profession is Jiardly excusabic for neg
lecting to improve the privileges thus
tendered him. The only expenses will
be in traveling to and from Chapel Hill
and board while there.
HOWELL PAKKRR AVI BlLES MlXE,
Stasia- Co., Friday, May 20, 1878.
There is a new jmpotus in the mining
Interest at this place'' just now, owing to
some recent well-paying findings. These
mines, though scperate interests, are lpth
ou the same ridge and probably the same
vein, a rich quartz, which requir
i . a v
-tiiorouglily reduced in a stump m
gathered in the usual way. I lear;
800 peny weights' have beeu made by a
few hands in the course of 8 or 10 days'
time. I had the pleasure of meeting, at
this place, Dr. Eatnes, who Ijas heen cn
gagbd for a yur or two praspt'ung and
operating in Montgomery chiefly, but al
so in this county. He is here for the pur
pose of securing an interest in these miues,
which, with his experience and knowledge
of the subject of mining, may be regarded
as a favorable omen as to the character of
this property. It is held by men of solid
substance, intelligent and enterprising
Thos. Uiles one part, and the heirs of
Parker the other), who Joiow the value of
the property, aud -will not be apt to sell
or lease except npon very liberal terms.
It is paying handsomely even though
the ores have to be sent off by wagon two
miles to the Crowell mill to be reduced
The ridge on which this "Howell-Par-kpr"
wine is situated, is at least four miles
in extent, miming north-east and south
west. The "Piker" has been known and
worked as a sutfawi mine, with occasional
intermissions for about 80 year, Latter
ly veins of rich quartz ore have been
found and worked to various depths not
exceeding one; hn mired f.t. duld has
been and continues to be found at numer
ous places along this ridge. Indeed, it
may be found in small quantities on the
surface and iu the ravines and branches
any wnere ju tfce neighborhood. Some of
the more valuable discoveries are known
by the following names ;
Jphn Parker" nu&es, oa same hllL
CrpareU mine, now worked by Jaffefson Crowell.
Dam Harris mine, on wh&U ftjt, panyjs now
Troytman mine, not now tnu.cn workpjl.
DavltTKendaUmlue, Vme" WQk going on there
' wUU&ajjd rockers. '
Jenalnjjs Croweii mine
Solomon "MJlifir mine.
Eudy mine, on Bear creek, a naw pjactf opened,
iuuuu w uo ) try ijcn.
iiearne do. J bor tfiqrM.
1 lie wheat crop, along the road from
Salisbury-to this place, ja scarcely an av
erage. Nearlv all of it kIi.iu b mn
r '7 ' v a icoo
sf, and the heads generally have alverv
dwarfish look. If it were on the ml lands
of J&wau, I would call it a failure. But
Jhis sJay soil may give it a different cut.
uorae results. It is claimed that Stan-
y prpdaflM a better whea.t than Rowan
aud perhaps a better average per acre. I
tlimk crops generally are a little behind.
for the time qf year.
I met here, also, Mrs. M. A. Smith, of
Baltimore, the only representative with a
legal right in an ancestral ppicrry ktjQwii,
c to b6
in Montgomery county, as the Nail estate,
She U here far thepurpose of prosecuting
her ghd uy to' a tion of . the estate not
yet recovered, held at preseat by Dr.
Krone, of this count v. It is situated near
the Island Creek gold mine, in Montgom
ery, the right to which latter was contest
ed some years ago, and aftera tedious
suit, runuing through a life time, was fi
nally decided in favor of the Nail repre
sentatives, and is now the property of
Mrs. Smith. She is the ueice of the dis
tinguished Presbyterian Evangelist so
well and favorablj- known in the Southern
States as a great revivailist ; and like her
venerable nncle, is a person of fine appear
ance, aud one of the best talkers I have
e-ver met. -
Mr. Biles, the proprietor of this place,
is oue of the really substantial men of the
county, and though iu his 7Dth year, is
yet a pretty vigorous man, retaining his
faculties in" a good degree. Blessed with
a good memory, he can entertain his
friends with stories and incidents of the
''long ago," by the hour. I had a seven
miles buggy ride with him last Saturday
morning, and though we traveled at a
rate tru'y merciful to the twenty -year-old
mule iu the harness, (which kind treat
ment has kept in excellent conditiou,)
time and weariness were lost in the cheer
ful conversation we had by the way.
While passiug under a dogwood tree on the
road-side, we frightened a big black snake
which was stretched across its lower limbs,
watching to spring on the first bird that
might fiy into the tree, aud he fell on the
mule's back, but quickly wriggled off, and
landed on the ground in time and position
to have both the fore and .hind wheels of
the buggy to cross his back. By purely
"good luck," I suppose, he was not dam
aged either by the fall or the wheels, but
slipped away into the bushes as though
nothing had happened. I said to the old
gentleman "if it had fallen across our
knees it would have made us jump!"
"Yes," aud he laughed at the thought, aud
went on to say: "I'm not afraid o. snakes,
but never took that foolish pride in hand
ling them that I have seen some meu take;
nor have I ever approved of the habit of
that mischievous disposition sometimes
met with among young people of searing
others by throwing dead suakes at or
near them when they are not expecting
such a thing. It is dangerous to produce
such frights as thoughtless people some
times make in that way." And he then
related the story of a lad in his neighbor
hood when he was young, who was sent
out into a pasture to bridle and bring in
a horse that -was feeding in the field. The
lad went off with his arm through the
headstall of the bri-lle aud the reins held
up in his hand. And while walking
through the rank weeds, being nervously
afraid of snakes, something frightened
him and made him jump, and thinking it
was a snake, looked back and saw a "ra-
as he thought,
at his heels. He
broke aud ran with all hU might, yelling
at every jump, "so-ho ! daddy! so-bo !
daddy!" and never stopped until he fell
into the door of daddy's house, in a f.iiat
ingconditon. It was ascertained at once
that there was no sijake in the case, but
the black reins of tl:t bridlu trailing be
hind him, a glimpse of which he often saw
as ho made his dreadful race, was the
only foundation for his big scare.
Nakuows, Montgomery Couvrr,
May 2d, 1878.
1 nereis a perceptible improvement in
the agricultural interests in that part .of
Stanly embracing the valley of the Yad
kin, the results of which are manifested in
the improvement of residences and farms
and farm houses. But the most gratify
iug evidence of progress in the neighbor-
noon ot the .Narrows, is the establish
ment pf a classical school, affording, edu
eatioiinl advantages unknown in this place
heittojoiD, The location is od a hHi
dry ridge, about oue mile from the Nar
rows, and near a valuable mineral snrin"
The neighborhood is thickly settled by an
intelligent and thriving people who take
a very lively interest in the school, and
through whode efforts in its behalf, it is
attracting pupils from this aud adjoining
counties. 1 he country is. very healthy,
auu ooaru and tuition low. The present
proprietors of the school, Messrs. (J. C, and
"i1 Haiuilton brothers, are graduates
of Trinity College, and their success as
teachers for the last two j ears is the best
evidence of their 'qualifications for the re
sponsible duties they are discharging. The
annual examination takes place on Tues
day, to be followed by more publio exer
;n. tw nxt day, of which I may have
Kometmng to say hereafter.
There js a large quantity of unfilled
mus oi excellent quality on the
east side of the river near this place. It
is hilly and rocky, but the soil seems to
oe inexhaustible. Fields which have been
cultivated for a hundred years, still yield
abundaut crops of corn, wheat, cotton, to
bacco, &e. All the various fruits, large
and small, flourish to perfection. I be
lieve there is no better sheep range in the
State, aud am sorry to learn that fids sec
tion which could be made immensely yal
liable iu this branch of business is not ex
empt from the cur-dog and fox-hound
Wight. And just here it may be predict
ed that the people will yet put backbone
in thejr representatives aud have a do
The foyer of nature in her wilder inoods
may obtain a whole day's ramble in this
vicinity ccjualto any reasonable desire
me ladkin river sweep around from
north to east, forming a semi-circle, and
With tlie Uwharie, which empties into it
four or five miles below, approximates the
horseshoe shape. Within these circular
oouauanes are estimated to be about 15 -WW
acres of laud, and ou it all not exceed
ing eight or nine resident families of peo
ple, and they mostly on the borders. The
country is hilly, mountainous iu fact
abounding with -rocks and covered by
trees and vines of primeval growth. The
' Approach to the f Fali of the Yadkin,1!
th ftortb-iiut rfde f the river is through
this wild and alaiost tiinhabited eouutrr.
I was surmised to Inrn fmm mv fi-iu1
and guide, Mr. Job u P. Cotton, that Luke
Black mer, Esq., of Salisbury, is the fortu
nate owner of two or three thousand acres
of this territory fortunate, because if he
will let it alone it will never trouble him,
and because no oue can, if he would, tres
pass on it for anything except the wild
deer which feed upon its mosses with a
degree of security now rarely to be en
joyed by them elsewhere withiu the State.
Other animals also enjoy freedom here
the wild cat and catamount, the fox aud
coon, while old molly hare" has nothing
to fear from man and but little from curs
of low degree. It would make a valuable
sheep range, for though in the main
the soil is thin, it is covered with glasses
and under-growth on which they could
feed nearly the whole year round,
and the rocky cliffs and steep hill-sides
would afford them fine shelter from the
keenest wintry winds and bitterest east
In the midst of this wilderness is the
grave of a woman. This lonely spot of
sepulcheris known as "Beck's grave;
and the history of it is brief. She was a
slave woman, the property of his worship
ful John CrarapwlK lived and died ou
the estate novr held by Mr. J. F. Cot
ton, and whose remains, with those of his
wife, were buried ou the hill whereon his
late residence formerly stood. It was
more than sixty years ago when Beck
with a jovial company went through this
wilderness to the "Falls" to spend Easter
with the people who were wont iu those
times to assemble there iu great numbers
to catch fish, eat ginger cakes, drink cider
ryal, and spend the day in pleasure-seeking.
Easter was then an annual re-union
of the people for miles around a hap
py day for all classes iu which the
slaves were allowed to share. Tradition
hath it that Beck was very happy on that
fatal day, and took rather more drink
than she could safely carry home. She
lingered behind her company in the even
ing returning, and fell in this wilderness,
under what precise circumstances could
never be ascertained, though conjecture
connected her death with the free indul
gences of the day. When found the con
dition of her body rendered it necessary
to make the burial without delay, and
with little ceremony, near the spot ou
which she lay. The pines above her grave
yet sing iu every breezy a moaning an
them, subdued but grand and solemn.
Few have a more undisturbed resting
place, or a wilder domain to wander i:; if
spirits may return' to earth.
Near Beck's grave is a mound of stones,
now only about five feet high ami twenty
eight feet in diameter, supposed t have
been thrown up by the -aboriginal inhabi
tants of the country. It lias nevijr been
thoroughly examined, but it is (hot im
probable it covers the remains of some
indian brave or chief. A white oak tree
growing on its summit has sent down its
roots among the stones, may be to feed
on royal dust beneath. The tree is now
nearly two feet iu diameter and shows no
signs of decay, though it must bo from
150 to 00 years since it sprang from the
The south-southwest bend of tho river
forming the boundaries of this wilderness
is the point at which the "Falls" are to be
fouud. The land on the inner side breaks
off abruptly, showing n rocky cliff vary
ing from 20 to 100 feet in perpendicular
height. Indeed, the waters of the river
seem to have cut uuav the earth and
stones, scattering the debris along the
shore below. Iu several places these cliffs
hang suspended over the head of the pe
destrian near the water's edge, with such
an apparent slender hold that person of
weak nerves instinctively spring from tin.
der the immense blue flint stones, which
look as if they must fall in a moment.
Both here and at the Narrows, 2$ miles
above, are iudnbi table evidences of a long
aqd relent less war between the waters of
the river and the rocky ridges of the land.
How long the ceaseless din and roar of
conflict has gone on can uevor be know u.
ihe slick, water-worn stones, honey
combed by whirling pebbles, and abraded
by falling and rubbing against each other,
betray the violence of the waters. These
evidences lie around by the million. W'e
arc on them at every step; tho foot ean-
not avoid them j njaiiy of them are won
derfully fantastic and surprisingly beau-
i! if i . .
urui, varying m sujo from tho irinin of
sand to bowldors and bjticks vf a thou,
The river here is much wider than at
the Narrows: Tho "Falls" are a suc
cession of rocky ridges stretching across
the river, mostly under water, but in
places standing above it. Here and there
are breaks in these ridges through which
deep sluciesof water are rushiu-r, and
over these siucies the fishermau stands
with his dip-net dipping, dinning to
catch the fi.hes which fl t f lit". tt MflGO
' -------w fW UOO
The water scenery here is nothiu" to
eompare to the Narrows where the whole
volume of the river, more than 1200 feet
wjde above, is driven with fury through a
space of only (jo feet. The Narrows are
nearly half a mile long, varviusr in this
distanpe froin (JO to 100 feet in width, and
though there nothing like a cataract the
waters rush through with a force almost
equal to o;;e.
Bnt no description of the scenerv either
at the Fajls or the Narrows can convey an
adequate .idea pf it. It must be seen
to be appreciated, The geologist will find
these places abounding with interesting
subjects of inqnjry and thought. It would
seem that the prpgent course of the river
is not the original one, but that these
rocky barriers at one time checked and
turned it ;n spme other route ; and that
its passage here U due to some accidental
cause- some great freshet or succession of
freihetsT which tore a way between these
rocky hill, the ips of which are little
less than 500 feel above the bed of the
it rer. The Stale geologist, if he has nev
er visited ilia portion of the State, might
confer valaalrio benefits ou the people
by an inspection of. the country with re
ference to agricultural and mineral devel
opments ; and taking in the Narrows and
Falls as a diversion or a study, find them
entertaining or profitable. The mineral
character of this neighborhood has long
been known to some extent, but it is be
lieved much yet remains undiscovered.
The first gold miue here was developed
in 1825, and siucc then many others have
beeu found aud worked to the profit of the
owners, among which aro the following
iu Eldorado township alone :
BeavenJam or Forney mine.
Davis Kussel mine.
Llackmcr and Harris mine.
Grand-mam, or Beetle Harris mine.
David Heme mine.
B P Cogjjins mine.
. Lclne Cogjlns mine.
Zebedee Kussell mine.
Peebles Mining Co., or El Russell mine. :
Blsbee's N, Q. Justice asd Fokm
Book, heretofore announced as iu the
press, is now out, aud we acknowledge
the receipt of a copy of it from the pub
lisher, Mr. James II. Euniss. It is a book
of nearly 500 pages. The chief design of
it is to enable Justices of tho Peace
to perform satisfactorily the duties re
quired of them. It embraces a pretty
full compend of the law-aud the forms by
which it is administered tho very in
formation uecessary to aid Justices of the
Peace in the right performance of ofli
cial duties. It is also a valuable book
for the private citizen to have in his
possession, for it acquaints him with the
general principles of the laws under which
he lives and by which, as a law abiding
citizen he mut- be governed. It supplies
a public want long felt, and will uo doubt
Cud ready sale.
TOWN TAX NOTICE.
All persons living in ihe corporate limit of
the Town of Salisbury who are xuhjcul to pav
a poll tax to I lie Stale or who owned or were
po-sseAseil of renl or personal property on tlx
tirst d.iy of April, 1878, are hereby notified to
list the same for taxation at my office in Mero
neys & Roger' Store befoieS July I', 1878.
Failing to do .io they will be subject to double
Ik F. AGGERS, C. B. C.
June 1st, 1ST8. XiAl.
N. C. Rail Road Company, )
Secretary an I Treasurer's Office. J
('omtasy Shops, N. C., May 31, '78. J
The twenty-ninth annual nieflin of the
Stockholders of t tie North ( -arolina Rail Itoaii
'oniany, will l.e held in HilUhoro. N. ('., on
the Kecontl Thursday of July, 1178, and the
transfer hooks ofsl.xk ol'.-aid cuinpanv will he
closed from this date until after the n eeiing.
N. Li. niOll.MU K i,
Sec. N. C. R l;. Co.
Trustee's Sale of
R virtue of a Mortgage or Di-ed i:i Trust
executed hy R. II. Cowan and wife to J-.uneh
S. MeCubl.in d;itod 3Jth March, 1870. and
registered i the offi -e of the Register of Deeds
of Rowan County, in hook 4-j, page 100, &.,
and upon which default has heen made, 1 will
ex 1 tone for aale at uidic auct'.o-i at the- Court
llotiic door in the Town of S:tLihnrv, on Mon
day, the ljrt ,;ty of July, ISJS. ::t II o'clock,
A. M., the fidlowin; real estate, to-wit : Three
(3) tracts of land, eonisiiiw ot 532 acres more
. . . .
or lest, situated in Kownn ('nnniv -wl; .;;.,,
the lands of Roherl Smith, James" R. (ijlwon1",
Allison Ovcrcash, the Ni.i(n place and others
Une tract ot I acres, oue ol 20o acre-, and
one of 129 acres; for houndi ies, see book 45,
pag 1U0, Keixtcr's office, or the Mortgage in
my possesion. The !and. alj join and form
oneofthu most desirahle plantations in the
"unty, lyiu-r ou lxih sides of the Lincuhtton
Road hit miles wpst of .Salisbury.
Terms Cash, Dated at Salisbury thi
23.1 dav of Mav, 1873.
J. S. McCURHINS,
AH pexsone having clainn against (I,e Town
ol alisl.ury. wli,thr in the Mi ape of Judg
meno;, iMiin or Aconinis, win please present
ineni iu ine uniurigneu, on or before the M
June. s II. WILKY,
if ay 2 1 , 1 S7 3. T. C. 15 E R X H A R DT
P. A. FRRRCICS,
Commitlee Finance for t'om'i of Salisburv
IX TllK PUOISATE COfltT
V J AtkiiHoi.. ha the next
friend of Mary A Akinson, Petition to re
minor, fimutijf, move guardian.
Geo W fcwieegood, guardian,
v- t-ii "i)iii.iiu ui me 1 laintin, u is or
dered hy the Court, that publication be made
in Ihe "Carolina Watchman" for nix successive
wee, notitying Ijie defendant, Oeorjse V
who m a non-resiai'iu of the State
10 appear at Hie olljce or ihe Clerk of the Supe
rior Court of ajd county, on Monday the 1st
day of July 1878. an answer the complaint
which will le tiled in the above entitled action
within ten daya from the date hereof, and if he
fails 10 aiwwer the complaint, the plaimii. -.l
apply lo the Court for the relief demanded in
Witness, H. R. HOWARD
r r i'K,?e ?! PrW a,id CIk Superior
Court of Davie County. r
May 17th, 1878. 3l:Ct:pf $7.
To all whom it may Concern :
preservation 01 the health yt our Towa Your mri
rest demands this inuon at vpur hxnto. aJ?t
keeping our fiSiJ dJ S&ES
tnls end I ask each any every cttllen oi1.? ' 1 0
cupyluff a residence to cleio faucSSi HSPLSS
condition, any and an r-Vi iTr Ti ln tfood
public health, irfturyw the
a committee of public beairh Vh y.mPIIea with,
the mspleaTure W tail? nelS a3,W?U M lne,ir
meat hv&$Xg pa
May 14, 1878-Xo. zo-.it. P N IJL:.IUa. Mayor.
Cheap Chattel Mortgages
and various other blank for.sale Ju;re '
L S. IC00NG1
Yon are notified to ay wp the note doe the
1ft Jainiarv, A. I. 1878, for ten hundred and
ten dollar and eighty-nine cent, and o the
interest on the two other notes given for the
pHrchase of the Ferrebee tract of land; and un
less the faitl note and interest due thereon, as
well aa interest oi the other notes are paid
within Bixty day from Tthe date hereof, pn
ceedings wi'll be instituted to enforce the pay
ment of said note and interest due the under
signed. tl 1 1 ulsi r su v ciw?.
March 20lh, 187S. 22:2rn. pd.
AROUND the CORNER.
To the Public, Greeting :
TULIAN & FRALEY
Present compliments to the public
aud desire to call renewed attention toHieir
efforts to be useful as
Their prices are as low as it is possible to
make them, and their work not inferior to
any. They fill orders in two departments,
and have so tar given satisfaction. They
have extended their facilities recentlv, and
are encouraged to hope for increased de
mauds. Their readv made stock in hand
comprises a genera! assortment of house fur
niture Bedsteads, Bureaus, Clothes Presses,
Lounges, Racks, Wardrobes, Book-Cases,
CuplNiardsand China Presses. Candle Stands,
fin bates, Desks, rabies, AYashstands, Chairs,
&c. They also keep an assortment of
of wajnut, pine and poplar.rom S3 upward.
Also, Window Sah. Thev fill orders with
out vexr.tious delays. Will contract forcar-
penter's work and warrant satisfaction. Will
take tfood lumber and country produce in
cxehaiiges'fW- furniture. Shop nearly oppo
site U atchman othce. Jultan &'Fraley.
J. W. Watson, "
The old original and reliable Photographer,
from Rah iyh, has taken ami fitted up the old
Gallery on Main ituieet, Salisbury, N. C, where
he is prepared to execute all styles of Photo
graphs, Fereotypcs, &c. , in the very best style.
Call and see him over Plyler'a Rook Store.
Work the best in the State." 21;ly.
P. N. HEILiG & SON,
wauid call aUeatlon lo their larye and splendkl
' HARDWARE "
Einlrra'clng IltON'S an l .rrRKIj'-evcry vaiictv ol
hlzes an J shapes bust quality.
Wagon and Bugpjy W atariaJs.
i-oiuprl.-lnK all tho various kin 's r:qtitrod -sprtngrsi,
axles, wlieels, Xc, roadj to set u;.
Telegraph Straw Cutters,
all sizes, and unsurpassed in qualify and durability.
Great American Lightning SAWS,
very kiml au l sue, cabracin? MILL & CKOSSCUT.
NAILS all sizrs-cut and wruught.
Tle most popular anl apnmvofl stvls-T16w Cast
ings. aJl kinds, ii'-ils, xr. T No. 5 points for$l.
WlNDOWCLAS S from x 1 1 to i4 - ;ii 1 - J'ui t y oils
I'alai.i. VarnUlics. I.iatnintr In-icr. Ac
PAIItlJANK SC'A L E S t eely anls ami Balances.
For Carpcnfer.s, Illaeksudths, .shoemakers, Farmers.
Champion Mowers and Reapers.
Horse Hakes, Threshing Machines,
Horse-rowers, I'nnjps, tirain Cradles,
Grass Scvtlu-s, Plantfrs Handled Hoes,
ClINS, I'istols, Knives, andC'UI LEUVot all kinds.
k t).ir stock embraces everything to Ik found ln
a large and complete Hardware store, uud all at low
prices forcasli.j iih thanks for past ravors we
hope to merit continued confidence and increasing
patronage. March 7, 1S7X S0:jy
Hack Line to Albemarle.
The niiders.-ned is rininintf a comforlahle
tri weekly Hack line from Salisbury to Alhe
marle, N C. Will convey patenters to G.,ld
Hill.oreUcwhere 011 the lirre, cheaper than
any Livery Stable. Lave Salishnrv everv
Monday, cdnesday and Friday, 7 a. "in. Re"
turn every Tuesday, Thursday "and Saturday,
0 p. ni. -'
Leave orders at National Hotel
0. . CJ. W. WIHTLOCIC,
The Oldest Specialist in America.
Dr. J. A. Clopton ,of Hitsville, Ala.,
Treats with almost Universal niccpj.ii all
rinnaCei?0IIS affcction' Sor0fuloU3 aflec
tions, Excresences and Tumors aU.,t the
t?oCiC;' PAlle,l' S,tuli Dropsical alTec
liwM, ic. As the Doctor h o oftel, froni l.ome,
a-ldrcfwhwron, John Robert Clopton, givinJ
his name in full. 1 ' ,v,nk
send for Circulars and see Testimonials
Thousands who coyld jiot 1
been cured by the use of hii
"v,. .Mcu miuwii 10 everv one in th.
t:lV'P linma Ln
been cured by the use of his remedies, 'pri'nt-
A directions acoonipany air packages
that any man or woman can use them
Write your name in full i. r. .
Uthce. tkuntv am! Sfai.. 11 ....-.
' v- 'mats wrue my
name, cr ray Mons name in full. 25.Gm.
To make Title to Land, and IWr aud
Mectianics Liens, tor sale at this OfuYtv-
p ii h- i mm Kr
Wfio-Sf 5. -Mils
a Ills -iBlj
2 iii si r mm ir
lit 1 -1 5w ' l-if.: .': - WS3 It I
Z-v S" v Bassos
SPETNG MILLINERY. .
I have just e turned from the North "
and iim receiving my stock of joous cm-
hrsicing nil the latest styles of HATS ni
BOXNfcTS, for Lixlies, Missy's and til-
dren. FLOW'KRS and UIRBOXSjinuiJ. :
less variety. . '
THIXJIIXQSILKS, L1XEX (Villus '
AXD CUFFS, FAX, '
Zephyr Worsted MntcriaTfor fancy work.
Silk Handkerchiefs, Neck Wear, Corset:
:i good stock of
Human IlairJiood, Jtc, k.,
All lought for cash, which will tuabltT
nie to sell as low us the lowest.
Cull before buying elsewhere.
-MRS. S. A. GREKNTIKLl).
Ojo.sie CrawfortTs Hardware Stop.
Without Sup or Salt
Having liougiit the county Hglit for (lie
"TruJiical Frnit, Vegetable and meat l'rcirv
in yroctw," i wilt oell receipes ill 52. Jt
will preserve a barrel of fruits or vegeUliU t
1 co.-1-iff 5 cent, ami 100 ib jnjik or bwf I f
0 cents, and the Iruits, meaU and vijrtt.ililci
retain llieir natural taste. Tlie.proria a
dry one, si mple and perfectly harm It -.,- and
used in nlinord 1 verv f;ii:ii! . K r sale id
20: . - r" E X X I SS I 'rug St..ra
BR. RICHARD IL LEVIS,
(Late Professor ot JM-ascs of the Eye anj Kar
in tbe Savannah Medical Collef e.)
. Practice Limifcd to the
EYE ma EAR,
Kcfcrs to the State Mcilical Scifl and
t( tin; deorgiiv McdUul Society.
47: ly. . ,
A Fresh Supply of Garden Seei
A great falLin Garden Seed Twenty-live
cents willtny 8 papers of fresl. assorted Gar
den Seeds at
EXNISS' DRUG STOKE.
The TimlersigneJ purposes to establish 1
school in Salisbury for thepreparali"ii v(
plicants for admission to the Kar.
The healthfiilnessof Uie place, and tliecliep
new of Hoard "are some of the a l vaults
which younc gentlemen who desire to rcaJ
law, will lind by coming to this place.
Student will not only be taught (lie coiiree
as preucrrbed by the Supreme Court, but will
learn the practical details of the profession,
such as drawing pleadings, and other kimlrtJ
subject, which daily arise in an Attorney'
Fee for the course, one hundred dollar-.
J. .M. McLUKKl.1
Salisbury, X. C
Sparkling Catawba Springs.
CATAWBA COUNTY, X. V.
This desirable -watt ring place will be 'n
for select visitors 20th May, 1878. TheSpriiiK
are situated near Hickory Station, on the
Western North Caiolina Railroad.
The bracinjr mountain atmosfiere, willi 'lie
health restoring properties of iheir wafeis, ren
der these Springs a niosl desirable resort f'r
invalids and pleasure seekers.
The mineral waters embrace blue and white
Sulphur and Chalybeate. It is the best anJ
most extensively fitted up watering (place in
tbe State, and ean accommodate three hundred
A g;ood band of music will remain at the
Sprinc during the season, and all the facilities
aH'orded for amusements usually found at first
class watering places will be ollered to visitor.
A gool supply of ice constantly on hand.
Conveyances will meet the train daily at
Hickory Station to convey .visitors to the
Board: $35 per month o?2S days; $12 per
week, S2 per day. Half price for children and
colored servants, and Jiberal deduction hr
Dr. ILO. ELLIOTT.
29:2in. Owner and l'roprictor.
NOW IS THE" TIME TO SUIiSClIIllE
IFOR THE WATCHMAN