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Ml X THIRD SEEIES
CLARK, yJR., 1 CO.'S
BEST SIX CORD.
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e or Hand Use.
t ' Dt5r-OTrixra rr"v
I All5umbers and Colors
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL,
Rtfffinttz and Xlcndlcman, ;
For the Watchman.
.VlJ.i Ttofrtrft Swine. Madam. Pearls
.;ti!,inn Mcllenfv, I can't understaiHl
f vjfctfjt of jour talk saiiToId Ivitty. Mc-
fnienl'twa.s lie answered, m pulpittones
I liland : : . - , ' - '
j f tarls J)eAre swine, madam, pearls
fCasat'a dnll critic waspld Mistress Rome;
I jjlie'tined lie from the land of the vine:
1 'Tdo5 swift 1 conquer for sluggards iat
'; !ltome . . .-. 4. '- i:
1 J'tarls before swine, . madam, pearts
. jUfore swine." ,J j " ;
IXnoiltull or fault-finder, grnnteror row
jr Hii liat oue thought which is "dirt's
phRjou talk sense to 'em, say, with
I low bovv : i 1 v . -
l arls before swine, madam, pearls
: -abbfrreFswine. ' l '
I --ill; " :r li. r. 11. " x
For the Watchman.
-Where isPot-Xeck! Do you seek it,
j I liiibler pvfcHiowaft lands t- -
.JroJii'tlic mouth ot becond Ureek it
'I 1'p the Yadkin's shore extends j
Itediettteii these noted streams it
S LUi its; waving,! wiuding ridge
IrilHii 1 pale tradition's dreams it
I Rules away liear Xeely's Bridge.
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properly no man can bound it j f
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t I K I'HIIXIllll !1 M I I. 1 I II. : 1'
roiii tbewav that folks first found it
J Wjtmg-8ide:ont turned by Old Malt,
Ittli powerful romancing;
I Foi he fiction's license had
$en to set the hills to dancing, .
J Aujil the trees to catching shad. .
No tie flote tlrat Orpheus carried,
ISortlie eong of Syrens sweet,
Xat die verses Homer married
Tuliis heroes' deeds coiild bent
IPol-Xeck's famed bid-time tongue-wizard
I Majdiig anything skip round,
Vheier flee oTfrog or lizard,
i Swarms of folks or leagues of ground.
iGrogkeeper, waggonter and liar
jWasledidiah Malt, Esquire;
'of f hopping big tales more notorious,
ThVlI despise to be censorious,)
4'banlCapbiu Reilly or Munchausen,
iLtiatltia Mn or Itfllv n iuvnn .
Jrom.AYiliningtou, Cheraw and Camden
taPNied-Iiig dirtr littl di
p.r ho) the peach-soaked Brushy Mouu-
Pr n the hoihe-stiU's flowing foun-
r tiiiv ".."I ..''-j ,
Withiwhiskey hauled in winter time, sir,
proggh mud so deep it beats my rhy me,
-j.visir,"M v.v.:ij;,', -a .,v . .
W it.; But this Jedidiah,
great grog-swill and precious liar,
1 irm it wer'ut a bit of trouble '
ViN you4jow thev oft drove double
pMJteanw upon the miry batter
W Mormons walking ou the water,
j hue others could be plainly seen, sir,
ipprnst and bottom right between, sir,
ute hirael iu the Redr Sea's new flood,
Plniraoh-tliirsted for their blue
So f. ri s 'ow, sir,
rj r Ju ts M-oopeu it to recover,
iit!115 ifc lost by souiB bold rover ;
What Was Old I-dt'- nrnri
I bcneath hed, J mouth and eyes,
en.,' at tlem under bosses,
fcklu' whiand shoutiu cusses!
he-Viikea road) (a barrel Sliding
?inkui little ai. j . i . .. '
S-a little of the dead, sir. '
wliniFiT- vnv-',c iue sanuy sireicnes
hJPfrt Sru" and white4attallion
"fie f lusIctioij, drill and rallyin',
a weAiwo mouutThis sled, sir.
Fi-tfW nd Itrembliug, turned his
if!e;,ll0.k aQd but one cave Old Malt, sir
ry ue robed passenger no halt, sir,
i fu".Ue nor 0vfcr lmkpd hphind him
Suoit should yawn andfind him,
. "IiUtIlfulr hU Btvitr.il -1A wv.Ul eir
A 1 1 uniiVU nU .7 . V. VA , BAA,
Lnfii if lior8e's "hairy side," sir,
jvM he lieardjiis watch-dog baying V
TJ5: door; when his lin&sleighing
tu S1 issued, and stepped aside Bir,
W. f bout his jolly lideVsir !
h!kJ fplk, from this tako warninfr.
ri. i'l i ' - of
Lrn 1 fj?4iipnt on mourning;
'f O0H hiooulif night, like Malt,
mire tv tttrxj your head or halt you !
E. P. II.
sy-r.nch Government recently paid
?Fra ' .v,,frI (a00,000,000) tp Bank of
IE '"curred at the time of the war
1 And Malt declared, that by mere chance he
scried tlie fact j as by a fence he
, Wnnng close, his team below, sir,
1 ' 1
For the Watchman, j
Rocky Klrcr Sprinss Stanljr Count j
A pleasant drive of forty miles brought
our party from Salisbury! to this place
yesterday evening, and-Wwerelotiuiate
enough to find comfortable quarters among
the crowd of visitors now gathered here. '
I hese bpnngs have not been well known
to our people in late year8,Jthougu a gen
eration or two ago they were very ipopular
and annually thronged with seekers of
health and pleasure from the neighboring
counties, and especially from South Caro
lina. A half century ago" the property
belonged to. a company of wealthy plan
ters, mostly from South ! Carol iua the
Williamses, McQucens, Steeles, etc. who j
resided liere several months each summer. I
It is stated . that the beautiful but ill-
starred uanghterof Aaron Burr, Theodo- f
sia," wife of Gov. Alstoii- of. S, C. so-'I1
journed in this place a season. In its5
palmy days there were; five hotels and
six stored on the grounds. jBut tile build-
ings, one after another, were consumed
by tire, and the deed by which the prop-
erty was held was lost or burned. The
dimnessof the title deterrell the Woprie-
tors from rebuilding. Au interest in the
property has of late fallen into tlie hands
of D. N. Beunett, Esq., and Rev. C. C.
Foreman, and tliey have erected buildings J
capable oflodgiug about seventy persons.
The buildings are perfectly
nAW ni nn
new, and un-
der the management of the
obliging host, Mr. Saiii'l
known toj some-Of our Salisbury
The place is once more in good
oiaer, popular ana iuu pi agreeable and
pleasant j company. About 250 i visitors
have already been, here this season, and
about ou are nere now. ; llie attractions
oi tne piacare, nrsc, ine rare ana varied
combinations ot Dealing waters.
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limits oi one eiguiti or an acre uieru are
three valuable sirings. ! i ;
Spring No. 1, is evidently chajyerate,
and is said -to contain also magnesia, aud
io viuvuiaivu cu. uvyiiviib ofjj vio it in
creases the appetite and aids digestion.
They say, that after drinking its' waters
one can eat six hard-boiled kegs for sup
per with impunity. I know that a fresh
visitor can eat two and sleep soundly all
Spring No. 2, is sulphur land iron. It
is recommended for dropsical affections
and kiduey diseases, j Constit utions
impaired by dissipations are restored by
its waters Wonder , if the constitution
of the United States would not be bene
fitted by a draught? Perhaps the "re
turning boards' of some of "our 6ister
States might be washed clean by ki pleu-
ntui appaicanou. ic is aiso reepmmen-
ded as an antidote to tlie whiskey thirst.
Wouldn't it be well to have a
office" of this spring opened up
in our j
towns jitMl villages, where .1Proh
is unpopular? -It might take the place
of a soda fountain or ice-cream saloon.
Spring No. 3-is called the Arsenic
Spring," though there are evident traces
of iron in .the sediment of this also. Tra- I
dition ays that Indians, in ijdd tinies used
this water ior cutaneous uiseases. ic nas
recently cured cases of tetter, scald-head,
and old sores generally. It is recOmmen-
ded as good for neuralgia. j
A second attraction of these Springs is
the cool and bracing nights jenjoytd here,
The country is very broken and hilly, and
forests cover a large part ol the territory
around. Rocky River sweeps arohnd this
region, Tike a huge half-moOu, a mile and
a half distant at the nearest point, and
rushes rapidly aud tumultuous! y over
rdeky slioals, audfaJJs here and there in
cataracts,80 that the voice pf the waters
is heard in the still evening air, as the
guests lounge in the Cool; porticoes, or
wander in the grounds.'
lhis jbelt of
country is designated by the btate (jreol-
ogist as the region of "liuronic blates''
lying between the granites I of th0 Fied-
mout section and the sandstones of the
lower Fefe Dee. Unlike the, red soils and
Lsluggish Streams of more tertile regions,
this does not generate miashia, and chills
Another pleasant circumstance
visitors to these springs may cojne and
return to their homes without change of
climate, and do not need to "stay until
frost," as they must do when going to the
mountains. They are also removed from
iue iavnre uauuw ui uissihuii
luxurious vice, x nougn noc on uie une
of railroad, ap easy drive of! twenty-eight
miles from Concord, oreighteen or twenty
from Polktou or Wadesbord, on the Car
olina Central, will set one down at the
Springs. The rates of boarjd also, are ex-
tremely reasonable, and suited to the
hardness of the tunes. hree dollars a
week will procure accommodations for
adults, and two for servants and larger
.- We have not looked around sufficiently,
nor been here loner enough to- venture a
matured opinion, but first
and ''the story as 'twas' told to us," gives
the hopej of a pleasant- sojourn in this
place, vj. -July
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MAReiEp.MoRRis,! Tatjlob.-JuIv 3,
. . Jr. J T.i' ir.i 1 -t. .t.i.. ,r ....
1 nnd Miss Ella Tavlor. daVhter of ex-
I . a. ..rvM a :v I .v t- 1 vi r-. V. I a v t 1 .IZIVI. I"1T m n w
military Governor Taylor o;
j Hamilton, IlALUune S2d, by Jesse
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Malinix, Esq.,Mr.Obed Hamilton to Miss
Kisek, Marks. July 20th, 3 o'clock,
a; m., by A. S. Harris, Esq., David Kiser
to Miss Mary E. Marks. T
Boor Davy was an orphan boy,
Grim death had niarrd his joy ; - i .
Friendless and poor as one of yore,
He lay at the widow's door. . 1
"My Mary was a buxom lass,"
And mamma thought she'd pass -With
lads both richer and wiser
Than poor honest Davy Kiser.
"My Mary" was a girl of fashion.
With heart full of love and compassion,
And though she could marry richer and
She chose her first love, poor honest Dave
; Sunday morning, at sunrise, the happy
Pair ili Sfavel train for Locust Le-
abarruscounty. Many wishes for
their happy future.
Kellt, Tuckeu. July 17th, by P. C.
Saunders, Esq., James Kelly to Miss La-
vina Tucker. -
Lavina was a maiden bold ;
faft Jear8 1,ad aU been told
21"!! m!?ny ?uite" f ,,e LaJ ,,la.d'
Till Jimmy Kelly came along , .
Being of bone and muscle strung,
She reasoned thus :
Xly raven tresses are silvered o'er,
Mjryoutlitul days will come 110 more ;
My ureat" 18 stale, my leetu are sueiiy,
Jf Jimmy,s wiiliBg ril be a Kelly
.i.. i . ,
ieiore ine tamp uegius 10 meter,
ni get the license aud the "licker"
And from your nauie I'll take the Tucker.
Drv weather and hot winds prevail, and
crops are being cut short. Wheat and
oat8 cro,)8 below average in quantity
Mellous just beginniug to come in.
f!r!liiifl Incf. luxrirmiiicr tn Uiv ivrl.vi-. 1?..
beccas rotting as usual ; Catawbas unusu
al)v fine: Concords show a disposition to
rot; Liucolus continue to "set;" Ives and
Clinton doing well, and are our earliest
Flagtown expects to be awaked by the '
shrill sound of four whistles ere long;
The wise ones say we are to have an un
usually hard winter, and the cereals will le
unusually scarce next year. Cause the
frequent raids of "Dan Cupid."
.- - ' 'Nemo.1
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Do not Mow Too Close.
There was true ecouomy in the advice
of the farmer who recommended that the
lower joint grass be left iu the field for
the old brindle cow rather than be cut
aua cured for her. He was one of tlie
nomerous army mowers who had learned
iv,. nnthn,r m,;.,i-ikV -tnn
VI' V XV M U UVKUillg MKUVV J V villi
jhe testimony with respect to the
height from the ground at which it is best
to cut grass is conflicting and tends to
PnnfnSA nH nftnh'mpa miaionil a
iu the hay-field. Cultivators vary! in
practice from one-half inch, or as close as
nnaaiiilv tn fnr inrlips Th -pni";il
tendency is, however, to cut close, and
many fiue n,eadows have been injuretl
Cjose observation has taught that tim-
othv cannot be cut low, iu dry weatiher
especially, without inflicting injury. All
atterunts at close shavinsr the sward
should be avoided. Many of our most
SUCcessful farmers cut timothy nearly or
Qr quite four inches from the ground
others in guaging mowing machines
this grass take care to run them high that
it will not be cut below the second joint
above the tuber. M
Close mowing of upland meadows onght
also to be avoided, as the action of
hot sun and dry weather following
harvest affects the roots of the grass !un-
faVorbly when left without some protect-
iorj. On the other hand low, wet mow-
ing grounds will bear cutting close
possible; these are benefited by the
fllMmces which would dry and burn up an
npforid meadow. Again, where the pirac
tiCPt is followed of toD-dressinjr the mead
ow immediately after taking off the grass,
the mowing may be done low and j a
sraooti1 surface left to cut over the next
.Generally speaking, grasses cut two in
ches wiu start much quicker and
thrive better than wlieu shaved close to
the ground t the nne grasses, as a rule,
when the season is not a very dry one,
can be cut lower with safety , than the
coarser sorts. .2Y, 1'. World.
Statistics printed in the American Ship
show that since 1B33i one hundred laud
forty three vessels have been 'lost at
aea and -witU them two hundred and two
Mr. John Paj'iie, on Sandy Creek,
Pittsylvania county, j.Va.,
female opossum which had
two young ones hanging to Mr. Elev-
t en were her own and were in ilier
pocket, and eleven, belonging to some
other 'possum, doubtless.
ing on to her outside.
A Roman Catholic priest
u the Jn-
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ian Territory. ha9 recently renounced
Romanisni and.joined the
rje was baptized by Bro.
"Sa-tutlns the Bride.". :
From thQ Detroit Free Press. i
There was a marriage at the npper end
of the , Detroit, Lansing and Northern
ro id the other day. A great big chap al
most aoie to inruw incar load J or lumber
off the track,; fell iu loye with a widow,
who was cooking for tie hands at a saw
will, and after j ia week's acquaintance
hey Were iqarried. The boys around
the mill lent Villiam three calico shirts,
a dress coat, and a pair of white pants,
and chipped in a purse of about $20, and
he couple starred, for Detroit on a bri
dal tour witiinian hour.after being mar-
as the conductor came alons for tickets.
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Sbe'salilvofthe vailed and I'm tH !
t i! ( II . Ij
right bower in . a new
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deck of keenla 1
ucvtx oi iwcLrus.
onductor, sa-lute the bride!'
The conductor hesitated The widow
ad freckles and wrinkles and a turned -
up nose, and kissiug the bride was no
gratification. '(' ) :
f'Conductof, sla-lute the bride or . look
0ni for tornadoes," contuiued William, as
he rose up and shed his coat.
The conductor sa-liited. It was the
pest thing hej could do just then.
"I never did try to put on style be- I
ore," muttered jWilliam, "but I'm bound ,
to see this thbg through if I have to fight j
4ll.MHh:gan These We passengers has
got to come up to the chalk, they has." : j
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fhe car was1 full.! William walked
own the aisle, waved his hand to com-
maud attention aud said :
.'I've just. been married, and over that
sots the bride. Anybody who wants to
sa-luto the bride kin now" do so. Any-
i i Ijl !
body who don't want to, will hev cause
to believe that a- tree fell on him !"
One by on the men walked up and
kissed the vfidow, until only one was
left. He wai asleep. William reached
over and lifted him into a sitting position
at one movement and commanded .
"Ar'ye goih' to dust over thar' aa' kiss
thejbride!" j :; ' " ! 1 ' ' :
"Blast your bride, and you too!" growl
ed the passenger.
William drew him over the back of the
seat, laid.him down in the aisle, tied his
in a kno; arid was making a buudle
othim justof ajsizeto go through the
window, when tlie man caved and went
over and sa-juted.
'Now, thensaid WilHitm, as he put
on his coat, 'f this bridle tower will be re
sumed." j '
! The Use Of Kerosene.
We are ajaib called upon to indite
a paragraph upon the proper use . of
kerosene oil- about the fowl-house
premises. This is a valuable article
iu its way, )Liit when judiciously han
dled and applied sensibly to the
clcdiiaing of nest-boxes, the roosts of
of fowls, anil for removal of scurvv
upon the legs of these birds.
But kerosene is a powerfully pun
gent substahcej and should always
be i used with care. For wash-
j ig the fowjl roosts occasionally noth
ing! is so certain to keep the perches
free fro ni 1 ice. j For the bottoms and
sides of box-nests, ; used either for
your layers; or sitters, there is no ar
ticle so good or so sure to disperse
vermin andj keep it away from those
frequented by the hens.
; But keroSeiie should be applied be
neath the nests, upon the wood-work
ouly. It isjtod strong and penetrating
as ' to be placed where it will come in
coutact with the eggs that are be
ing; set on or to touch the bodies
ofl i the fowls. And where it is
carelessly scattered so that the hen
sits upon it: or her eggs may be touch-
! ed with this liquid it does more
harni than jgood, often permeating the
shells and destroying the embryo
chicks, as we have known the instance
tp becur. j ;!
: We therefore suggest caution in the
uke of this jarticle, as we have done
btefore ou j repeated occasions. We
ki)ow of no agent more beneficial j
when rightjy used, than this is. But
if it be not prope?ly applied to the
purpose we! have mentioned it had far
better be dispensed with altogether
If eggs are smeared with it at any
tune when first laij, or while being
set on by the j hens their vitality is
as surely destroyed as they would be
if punctured or crushed in the shells.
A Journalistic Quartet. The
Rnlpiorh Aeujjil kvhich has been vastly!
impjoyed of late the t Kaleigh pbsaj
rer, Vilmington Star an4 Charlotte
Observer rbrm! a .quartet of dailies that
do credit to this State and would pass
are my bridellJusfc: spliced fifty-six ject in making these statement- is to
linm'ti agd; cjsf 4rn-tirecwi r g -a ' Jast ; emphasis ati - opinion
TALKS ABOUT HEALTH.
I have studied the, subject of exJr-
ewe r twenty years., i I have inveh-
ted.system of gymnastics,1 Which
. ..... - . . t i
been intrnrln , i -ii A.
schools in America, into m t of the
Jinfflish ffvmnasia. nrl Wrt in.u .
cea into the' schools of Berlin a few
years ago, with public ceremonies, j
j I have been the recipient of hon
orable; testimonials from American
OCi Ipnrpa nionir imtwivin n .-..1 .. .
, j '"r""" wuvutiuum
bod, and from many sources in
i.ngIand and Uermany.
I'lease excuse this parade. Myob-
whU T wi.l. . .
i .itwH Ma AM I.U Z. A. Ill . a.
, r vwv w v
1,: if i i I
tins that innlkinn whon mn.rM I
IT". 'iff " " -H I
i.utuycu, is ine uest oi an exercises.
None of the artificial exercise can be
vv.umcu mm it, ovcry iuiuuriani
v.i: io. . Lv I
a'uhi-c au auiivc wiiiher. i oee UOW
every part works legs, hips, arms,
shoulders the man works all over.
t Brisk walking p-Ivps pvpn th unrtkr
, , o a-' -
half of the body fine play." Then
walking costs nothinff. You are not
bbliged to join a class and employ, a
acher. Again, walkingltakcs you
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Into tho nnhn mr nnH cnnc unn wTilo
into the open air and sunshine, while
I in gymnastics you are in the dusty
atmosphere of a hall j and itisnotja
bmdll advantage that in walking you
enjoy a succession of changing scenes,
suffffestions of new thouzht. And
walking with a friend the conversa-
tion may be interesting and instruc-
tive. All this may be found in nat-
ural and active walking.
But if the ankles were shackled, so
that the feet could be moved but a
few inches, the great value of the ex-
ercise would be lost. -
I asked you to note the arms arid
shoulders of an active walker. How
thev swing, and wiggle, and wiersrle-i
; . " w ,knrnnhlv nlivo Avon thA nnnU
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1 ,au u 1 IS! u u i iybi oiogy
of that part of the body in walking is
this: the boulder is.a sort ot centre bqrs of bis race go hungry-and desti- various ureeus oi an jiiuub ui jivu
for the muscles of the chest. They tute. stock, the man who approximates the
start from the shoulder and spread iThe tale they told him was. that upper story in the quality of bis stock
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out in every direction like a fan.
These muscles, which run in every di-
rection over the chest, around, about,
up, down, crosswise, and interlock-
ing with each other in a wonderful
net: these muscles which determine
whether the chest shall be full, strong,
anA nntivt nr ltln wnnlr. nnd Jnfr-
tive;' thee muscles, about the chest,
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which determine whether the vital
organs within the chest shall be large,
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active, and strong, or small, s!ow and
weak these muscles which may con-
tribute more thau any others in the
body to thestrenth and activity of life;
these muscles, I say, depend for
their activity, for their development
and strength, upon a free and vigor-
ous motiou of the shoulders. Brisk
walking, with a swinging of the arms,
gives tne requireu ruovemenis oi
shoulders. Now we understand how
t i .
it is that active walking contributes
so much to the fullness and strength
of the chest, and the organs within
Please put your finger down there,
and look out of this front window
with me. It is a bright da', and the
ladies are out in force.
Now, let tis notice how they 'walk.
Why, they don't swing their arms at
all ! Their arms must be laced down
upon their 6ides! No, they are hold
ing their arms Btill, and see, they have
tucked their hands into those large
fur rollers which they carry on their
stomachs. Their arms look, for all
the world, like the wings of a Christ
mas turkey, all tied down and ready
to be put in the oven.
It must be hard work to walk in
It is very hard indeed, and you see
they have to walk very slowly, arid
wiggle their hips.
What a funny motion that wiggle
is. I should think fastidious people
might call it vulgar and immodest, j
Oh, well, that depends upon the
fashion, That wiggle-waggle is all
the go now. j
i I should think it would lame them
across the back. j
it Hops r there is not a lady in
twenty who- is not lame across tlie
mall of the back. Let a man wear
a shawl and hold it togethe
r in frort
with his hands, and he will not walk
fat before his back 'will ache. It is a
hard strain upon the spine, to walk
rviLiiuiiL kv nmntr nm nwmo
".'f", e uscular
"'Vs t ut loot at their arms
? t F , L tW ang"lar
a7"UHt' tt,,u l,,e,r nat, ipm cnests.
lA large part of this 1 ugliness and
weakness come of carrying their hands
in! muffs, folded in front, or under
shawls in brief, from not fewino-ino
their arms in walking. Ah, when
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i . gn way wu.cn we all
so admire, not only will- their cheeks
a t -m w . .mm
ia?e a warmer uue, but their arms.
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ers, and chests will become
plumper and finer, but better fitted
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the pastimes and-pleasures of life.-
D;o Lewis, M. D.
IS, C. Darkeys on the Way.
Washington Post, 19th,
The first batch of colored emigrants I
w(iich has left North Carolina for
Kansasrnassed throurrh this otv vm.
terday. The party consisted of Love-
las Brown, Turner Scott, Doc Brown,
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Af,lr, ,1 7 o r
Miles Scott and Wm. Scott. Brown
is a Baptist minister, and hails from
Halifax county, while the rest are
frm au adjoining county of Warren,
add are farm hands. The Browns
ari3 both iet black, while the Scotts
are light mulattoes. The former are!
not relations, but the two last named
are boys of sixteen and eighteen, sons
ofl Turner Scott. Their first act on I
arriving here was to make for thelnorse or tne best cow or steer ;: or
City Hall, where they expected they
would find "Mr. Fred Douglass." On
hearing their storv he gave them five
dollars and sent them to see the Kan-
sas Immigration Aid Committee,
latelv formed here. Mr. Douglass
1 hJJ nUoA bJmcolf nn Tnnn-rA m-o, anA
I ij j a-
rover again as opposeu to ine move-
ment, but said he could not see mem-
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becoming dissatisfied with the life
they were leading in North Carolina,
th'cv and. their friends had decided
that they should push along until
tliey got to Kansas, do the best theyj
could for themselves there, and write
hbme the state of affairs. This last
witn psnpplnll v flplprrnfprl in fhp minis.
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tek whose congregations (he has three)
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paid his expenses. A colored man
named West Harris ha J advised them
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tO:Call at this csty on their way. Iney
left home on Tusday last, taking the
turnpike at first and intending to goto!
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Portsmouth, Va., and so husband
their small fund. By Wednesday at
noon one or two of the the party were
completely used up, and the rest were
very filling to.take the cars, though
the fare took all their money. Mr.
MUton M. Holland, the treasurer of
the relief committee here, conferred
with Mr. Douglass and the travellers,
and it was decided that the route should
be changed, and Athens, Ohio, made
the objective point. Tickets for that !
place were procured and given them,
they left on the 11 o'clock train last
A box 24 by 16 inches, 22 deep,
contains one barrel ; a box 1G by 16
inches; 8 deep contains one bushel ;
a jbox 8 by 8 inches, 8 deep, con
tains one peck ; a box 4. by 4 inches,
4 deep, contains a half peck. The
standard bushel of the United States
contains 2155.4 inches. Any box or
measure, the contents of which are
equal to 2155.4 cubic inches, will
hold a bushel of grain. In measur
ing fruit, coal, and other substances,
one fifth must be added. In other
words.; a peck measure five
times even full makes one bushel.
Thje usual practice is to "heap" the
! low many useful hiutsare ob
tained by chance, and3ow often the
mind, hurried by her own ardor, to
anti views, neglects the truths that
ppen before her.
If you were as willing to be as
oleasant. and as anxious to please in
? yoilr 4wii house, as you are in
theCompany ot your neignoors,:you
1 would have the happiest home in the
. world, j
Ihere ig Room In the Upper Story
A young lawyer of oar t acquaint-
ance whd Imd been troo-ht op on a
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farm, ami who tad studied for liis
profession in an 6utHf-theaymv
tyhseat several years ag7irprised hi t
friends oiie day by declaring that he
had deciiejd totleaye" the old sleepy j
town where he had always lived, and
locate at the capital of the State.." His
friends remonstrated, and assured htm
that the profession in that city was
mat me uroiession in
already crowded with
IIe lawyers, well established in tua-
mc, and that there was no room
a young man like him insuch a placeu
foeae patiently o their 41
ments, and then cooly replied that he
I hai never yet seen a hotel or a pro
fession m which there was , not room
in the upper story. He 'would go to
this capital and he would occupy the
upper story among lawyers a place;
that was never crowded; the lower
and mediocre ranks were always
crowded everywhere. He acted -upon
this resolution, and he had the ability
to & lt he had said he would. ' He
soon took his place in the upper storr.
not only among the lawyers of" tfeat
7 hut of the State, and he has al-
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wavs fonnd room pnnntrh tnf fn
ways found room enough ; for the ex- '
ercise of jhis talents, no; matter how
much competition he may have coma '
in contact with. ; : i
In recalling this incident to miiid
it has suggested a maxim that is es-
pecially true in all kinds of stock-
breeding : The bed always pay. The
man who raises the best trotter car
racerhorse,'or drajuViibrsebr carriage' 1
who makes the best butter or cheese,
or produces the finest wool, or the
best mutton, or the best pork; or who
brings hi3 produce to market in the
best condition, can always bid defi-
tnce to competition, and command his
own price for what he hasto sell.- -
Tl,oi.wlAm Sn ttiTnt
always and everywhere. In all the
. t i f -ii i. : i ir
and in his methods of feeding and
management, will always find plenty
of room, (while those-wlio are n pr
near ihe gronno-"floor are being tarv-.
oufc byruinous competition. Nat,.
I -uwb-oivck ourmu.
Sickness at a Dance. A ladi
1 t j -i. .U i.
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Wells, ten miles from Sparta, last
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given in a large barn, and over a nnn
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r .11 mlvv MAAnl. vr it-
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were seized witn vomiung. i.ney
rushed out doors, into the bushes,
leaned against barrels, lay across wag- '
on tongues, got into buggies, and held
their heads over the boxes. Young
fellows held their girls' heads one way,
and their own heads the other, and it
was a concert of "Ye-up,, till 5 o'-
clock in the morning, when a doctor
arrived from Sparta, and stopped it.
Tartar emetic had been put in the
leraouade by mistake, instead ' of tar
taric acid. Milwaukee Sun, i
American women are the prettiest
in the world, and the Southern wo
men the prettiest of them all. Amer-.
ican girls always make a sensation in
Europe by their beauty; and except
in complexion, the effect of . a moist .
climate, English girls cannot compare
with . them. We'll warrant Mrs.
Langtry wears a number six shoe, and
there the Southern girls lave the ad
vantage. 4 Show us one that goes above
number three, and yon show a curi
osity. Durliam Recorder,
Sixteen little girls in Minneapolis
were recently rendered deadly sick by
eatin? some castor oil beans which
Ly had engaged ju stringing.
Twelve of the children, by timely an
tidotes, are out of danger, but the oth
ers are so badly poisoned that their
lives are despaired of. "
Children.5 Children' should not f
sleep with people advanced in y&ra.
For reasons which will naturally sug-
guest themselves, such a domestic ar-
rangement should be careful lya void
eu. iue ojo ..
tality irom me more youuum uuo